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All in the Asking.
Ask fur a sack of flour and you get
the Hour that boat suits your dealer.
He may caro moro for his profit than
your health. Ask for "Clifton", and
Jrou get the host and purest flour sold
n tho South.
Men's suits and overcoats luxuriously
lined and superbly tailored. All sizes,
$3.00 to $18.00.
J. E. Mlntor & Bro.
Buck's Stoves are guaranteed to cook
to please you or money refunded. Call
in and see our line.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkea.
Boys' suits and overcoats, sizes 8 to
10 years, $3.00 and upward.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Only 150 different chamber eets to
select what you want at our store. The
prettiest lino wo have ever had from
$2.05 to $15.50 per set.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Clothing?Tho very best makes and
the prettiest patterns we have ever
Davis Iioper & Co.,
Famous Outfitters for both sexes.
If you want a nice bat rack call in
and soe our lino. We can please you.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes.
You are always welcome at our store
to Eoo our line of housofurulehlng
goods, and it will pay you to let us
figure on your ontlro bill from kltchon
S. M. A E. H. Wilkos.
Special Bargain lots In New Under
wear for both men and ladleB.
Davis Roper fc Co.
Quality counts for moro in shoes than
in almost any other article of dress.
Our shoes are the kind that wear. Try
Biscuit and Holls.
The whitest, lightest, flakiest biscuit
and rolls aro mado of "Uliffton" flour,
and they aro pure and wholesomo, too.
Buy It and try It.
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS.
The undersigned, hereby forbid any
entry on their lands in Cross Hill and
Hunter Townships, or lands under
their control as agents, for hunting
and fishing, with doga and guns, trap
ping, netting or otherwise hunting.
J. G. Williams, W. C. Rasor, J. H.
Rudd, G. M. Hanna. J. H. Miller, M.
T. Slraoson, Mrs. N. B. Davenport, J.
ALL parties Indebted to us, either
by note or account, must call and settle
the same on or before the 15th of No
vember next, as after that date said
accounts will bo placed in the hands of
an officer for collection.
J. Q. PYLES & CO.
Waterloo, S. C, Oct. 8th, 1001.
WEIGH AND STORE YOUR COTTON
I have charge of the Laurens Bonded
Ware House. I want to weigh your
cotton. Honest weights and courteous
treatment will be my motto. Give me
Sept. 10, 1901. J. irvin COLBlfAN,
MERCHANTS' AND FARMERS' BON
DED WARE HOUSE CO.
Tho undersigned Is with tho above
Company for tho season, as madi ger
and weighor for tho Company. He
guarantees entire satisfaction and will
bo glad of tho public patr?nage,
J. WADE ANDERSON.
Sept. 26, '91?Smo.
Debtors and Creditors.
All persons indebted to the estate of
Dr. Thomas McCoy, deceased, will
please settle same without delay with
ci. w. Trine at the Peonle'a T.o?.n ru.i
Exchange Bank, or with W. R. Rlchej .
And all persons holding claims
against s...d estate will present them
duly proven to W. R. Rlchoy, at his
law offlco, at Laurens Court House,
c w. Tune,
W. R. RlCHEY,
Oct. 2, 1901?tf Executors.
Free to All!
?A RACE TO?
To People of Laurens County and
Town: Wo will give to the persons who
present before and on January 15th,
1002, the Greatest Number of Coupon
First. A round trip ticket to Char
leston Exposition and pay ono day's ex
penses, not to oxceed $3.00.
Second. Ono who presents next
greatest number of Coupons a Round
Trip Ticket. N
tQ&* We give these coupon? away
with every 50 cents worth of Goods
purchased FOR CASH. At time of
purchase, ask us for coupon; ask your
friends to save them for you.
Remember we aro the people and
whore to get them.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Look for sign with the Tree.
The State of South Carolina,
In Court op Prohate.
John C. Reeder, Executor of Katie L.
Whiteford, Plaintiff, against John
Henry Martin, Defendant.
Pursuant to an order made January
16th, 1901, in the above stated case, I
will soil at Laurens Court House, dur
ing the legal hours of sale, on tho first
Monday in November next, being the
4th day of tho month the following real
estate, to wit:
That tract of land of the estate of
the late Ratio J,. Whitoford, contain
ing Ninet'y-two ^Aores, more or less,
situate in Cross (Hill Township, ana
bounded by lands of S. W. Lowo, I. G.
Lowe, Julia McGowan and others.
Terms?One-half the purchase mon
ey to be paid In cash, tho remainder on
a credit of twolvo months, with inter
est from dato of sale, fcecured by bond
and mortgage of tho premises sold;
with leave to purchaser to pay all cash.
Purchasor to pay /or papers.
Also, at tho same lime and place, and
on same terms, all the Interest of de
ceased under the will of tho late Mar
tha Whiteford, reference being had to
tho will of the said Martha Whiteford
on fl!o in the Probate office of said
O. Q. THOMPSON, J.PL.?.
Oct. 2, 1901 4t._
Wanted?You to order your whig
key for "personal use" from Cooper
Farming Distillery Co., Brevard, N.
O. Corn whiskey from 11.66 to $2.00
per gallon; vessel Inoluded. Ryo from
$2.15 to $3.15. Peaoh brandy $2.66. Ap
ple $2.16 per gallon.
A. F. CoorsB,
The Genoral Sessions Court organiz
ed at 10 a. in. Monday morning, Judge
Gago prosidlng. The Judge had no oc
casion to charge the Grand Jury as to
general duties and proceeded at once
to instruct them on the Solicitor's bills.
These involve charges of crimes of
every grado and variety from murder
to assault and battery.
Fifteen prisoners wore in jail besides
a number on bail and several old cases
brought over from last court.
Will Chalmers, colored, ;-ot 0 mouths
on the chain gang for assault with a
Dave Scott, colored, was convicted of
manslaughter with recommendation to
mercy. Not as yot sentenced. In this
case and other capital cases, objection
was raised to tho legality of the jury,
but His Honor overruled tho objection.
(Judge Gary has ruled that the prcssnt
jury Jaw Is unconstitutional.)
Tho caso of Milam, white, for mur
der of a nogro, (mistrial at last lorm)
has been contiuuod.
Good, a negro charged with murder
of a nogro, Dendy, Is now on trial.
The criminal cases will consumo the
The Grand Jury, a vory olilcient and
hard worked body, was dismiseod yos
His Honor, Judge Gage, Is prompt to
rule, careful, and markedly courteous
Tho attendance Is small, as there arc
few cases of Interest.
P. S.?Verdict lu George Good's
case?guilty, with recommAndatlou to
mercy. This saves his neck.
Hon. T). F. Eflrd and Congressman
Talber met their appointments on Sat
urday in tho Interest of reorganizing
the Farmers Alliance. Sonator O. P.
Goodwin presided. Tho attondanco
was small, due doubt, to tho fact
that tho farraei_ ad beon called away
from business during tho early days of
the week. Though tho attendance was
small, their admirable speeches were
well received and nodoubt the proposed
reorganization will bo hoartily endors
ed. Both speakors presented the Al
liance demands, the necessity of organ
ization among farmers, the curso of
trusts and monopoly. Col. Tal her t favor
ed all classes at the South joining to
fight tho tyrany of the money power of
the North and pressed the Idea that De
mocracy and Alliance principles are
hand in hand. The distinguished gen
tlemen were cordially met. Old com
rades In arms cordially greeted Col.
Death of Mr. Heury Noffz.
We learn with rogret of the death
of this gentleman, which occurred at
bis home near Cross Hill on tho 1st
Instant, after a long illness . He was
a Prussian, served in tho German army
against the French, and came to this
country and engaged successfully In
farming about twenty-five years ago.
Ho leaves a wife and children and two
brothers, Messrs Ernst and Ferdinand
Noffz. His remains were burled at
Liberty Spring cemetery. He was a
most deserving citizen and the family
are sincerely sympathized with In thoir
T j Wallace Circus.
Last Thursday was a big day in Lau
rons. More people assembled in tho
city than ever before on a day?proba
bly 15,000 people. About 8,000 wore
under the canvass at tho day exhibi
tion and about 2,000 at tho evening
performance. Tho exhibition gave
groat satisfaction, everything was
clean, the acting good, many of tho
features new, magnificent horses, a
largo collection of nandsomo animals,
nothing to offend good taste. As cir
cuses go it was good and commondablo.
The city is to bo congratulated that
tho groat aggregation got away with
out an accident or untoward event.
Our friend Charley Simpson, of Gray
Court, was bitten two weeks ago by a
hlgh'and mocasin and suffered greatly
from iiuc polsilif Ho wtts ui his barn
at dusk and getting corn for his horse
when tho reptile struck him on the
hand. Ho had hid arm In a sling at
the Gray Court Fair, but is getting all
His Maiden Effort.
Mr. A. O. Todd had a grave respon
sibility thrust upon him by the Court,
tho defonce of George Good, charged
with murder. But his defence was
skilful, able, and eloquent, and doserv
ed compliments aro hoard all around of
our young friend's conduct of his first
At Gray Court and Laurons Fairs
there was an exhibition of a unique
suit of clothes?tho first suit worn by
votoran. Dr. Manning Fdwards, of
Dial Township, attracting much atten
tion. He was probably about threo
years old. Tho suit was spun at home
and the Material tho handiwork of his
mother, except the little dandy coat
that was cut and made by a tailor.
The Passion Play of Oberammcrgau
coming to Laurens. Dr. Lewis, tho
apostle of the Passion Play In America
will present tho play by motion pic
tures and colored views at the Factory
Hall, Oct 24th. Dr. Carlisle, the Pres
ident of Wofford College, says, "Take
the Passion Play exhibition in all re
spects, it wa9 an unqualified success.
I hope Dr. Lewis will return to Spar
Tickets 15 cents, resorved seats 25c .
Catarrh Cannot be Cured
with local applications, as thoy can
not reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh is a blood or constitutional dis
ease, and in order to euro it you must
take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, and acts di
rectly on the blood and mucous sur
faces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a
quack medicine. It was prescribed by
one of the best physicians in this coun -
try for years, and is a regular prescrip
tion. It Is composed of the best tonics
known, combined with tho best blood
purifiers, acting directly on tho mucous
surfaces. The perfect combination of
the two ingredients is what produces
such wonderful results in curing Ca
tarrh. Send for testimorials free.
F. J. CHENEY A CO.,
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills aro the best.
State of South Carolina,
In Court of Common Pleas.
The Bank of Laurens, Plaintiff,
J. 8. Weathers, ot al., Dofondants.
Pursuant to a deoreo In the abovo
stated aotlon, I will sell at Laurens
Court House, South Carolina, on Salos
day in November, 1001, to tho highest
bidder, the following tract of land,
All that tract of land, situate In the
County and State aforesaid, containing
One Hundred and Ten (110) Acres,
more or less, and bounded by lands of
Julius Knight, P. B. Richardson, J. W.
Baldwin, O. F. Anderson and others,
and known as tho "Holding Place."
Terms of 8alo?One-half of the pur
chase money to be paid cash and the
other half at twelve months time from
day of sale with interest. The credit
portion being secured by bond
of the purchasor and a mort
gage of the premises sold; with
leave to the nuronaser to pay his entire
bid oash. If the purchaser fails to
comply with tho terms of the sale the
p-eraisee will be resold on the same day
without furthor notice or on some sub
sequent Balesday, on save terms, at his
JOHN F. HOLT, C C. O. P.
AND BRIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Head W. S. Gray & Rons' big ad.
Col. J. W. AVatts was in town for the
Mr. Haskell Dial has been elected
president of bis class at Wofford.
Mies Rosa Fullor was the guest of
her sister, Mrs. J. H. Teague last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Lafayette Teague, of
Watorloo, were In tho city Thursday.
Mr. W. M. Miller, of Cross Hill, was
in the city Thursday.
Hon. Colo L. Bloaso, of Newborry,
is attending tho Court professionally.
Dr. John R. Smith, was in the city
Son T helm a to-morrow night at Opera
Mrs. Emma Rlohardson is visiting
Mrs. J. T. Johnson in Spartanburg.
Miss Floride Barron, of Columbia,
was the guost last week of Miss Lll
Fleming Brothers aro oponing out
tiioir stock of jewelry. Call at their
The Fair has orowded out much in
teresting matter this week. Will have
more spaco hereafter.
The Messrs Hicks, of Tonneseoo, who
havo Important business Interests here,
uro In the city for tho Winter.
Jack Frost observed yesterday morn
ing?but not sufficient to i!o serious
harm to vegetation.
An Informal, but delightful dance
was given at Mr. L. W. Simkins, last
B r. John Miller, of Whitmlro's, was
tho guest of frionds in the city last
Mrs. Alice Bramlott was a guest at
tho Leake-Moody wedding at Clinton
On the morning after the circus the
small sinners paid the big sum of $100
in the city till. It is the usual way.
M. H. Fowler handles llransford's
flour. All tho brands. It's tho purest
on tho market. Try It.
Mrs. M. F. Anse of Greenville, and
Mrs. R. F. Smith, of Easley, are the
guests of Mrs. F. P, McGowan.
Dr. H. G. Todd, a successful young
dentist and prominent citizen of Clin
ton, has moved to Columbia.
Bo sure to read tho ad of the Pal
metto Drug Company this week. You
may win the trip to tho Exposition
they are offering.
See the bargains offered by W. S.
Gray & Sons. Everything from Milli
nery to farm implemonts. Their big
supply store is wonderful.
Misses Lucia Martin. May Putnam,
Bollo Wharton oi.d Pearle Sullivan,
four charming young ladies of Laurens,
havo entered tho Greenville Female
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Dlllard aro in Au
gusta visiting their son, Mr. John Dll
lard a successful young business man,
and taking in tho gayoties of Merry
W. S. Gvay ?fc Sons will be glad to
sef< all thoir friends during tho Wood
ruff Fair, Oct. 17th and 18th. Their
storo is a big Fair in itself. See It be
fore you leave Woodruffs.
W. B. NolTz and W. P. Turner left
for Augusta Medical Collogo Monday.
They aro both bright young; men ft?d
havo the best wishes of the town.?
Cross Hill correspondent to Green wood
MiFS Eva Man in, of Cross Hill, Miss
Hattle McCullough, of Princeton, Miss
Ida Sloan, of Laurens, Miss Euphemia
Thompson and Miss Maggie Haddon,
of Ora, have entered tho Due West
Mrs. W. L. Boyd and Mrs. Robert
Adams are delegates to the Woman's
Missionary Union, of Enoreo Presby
tery, which meets with Liberty
Springs Church, Cros3 Hill, this woek.
Messrs M: S. Bailey & Son, of Clin
ton, are putting a handsomo front to
their building in this city, on tho Con
ner of Maine and Harper Streets, op
posite the Robertson Hotel.
In tho od of W. S. Gray <fc Sons last
woek the dates of the Woodruff Fair
should havo read 17th and 18th, Instead
of 18th and 19th. Sec their act this
Cards aro out for the marriage of
Miss Ophelia Moore, daughter of Mrs.
Lena E. Moore, to Mr. John Clinton
Shell, of this city, at the home of the
young lady's mother, Landford, on the
On the 24th at the Cotton Mill Hall
will bo given an illustrated lecture on
the Passion Play. It will be ode of the
most interesting attractions of the en
tire Winter. Buy your tickets. They
are only 16 cents.
Mrs. R. R. Hell gave a beautiful re*
ceptlon on Saturday afternoon at Belle
meade, her charming country home, In
honor of Mrs. Ansel, of Greenville, and
Mrs. Smith, of Easley. In the receiving
fiarty were MissFoucher, Miss Ida Fuf
er and Mrs. W. D. Byrd.
Tickets for the lecturo on the Passion
Play only 15 cents. Reserved seats 25
cents. On sale at the Factory Store
and Palmetto Drug Company. The
best and cheapest attraction of tho sea
son. October 24th. It has the highest
The marriage of Miss Laura Irby and
Mr. R. Fleming Jonos Is announced to
take place at the First Baptist Church
on the evening of tho twenty-third.
Dr. and Mrs. William Claudius Irby,
havo issued cards to a reception in
honor of the bridal party, to follow
tho ceremony at the church. The con
tracting parties are very prominent
socially and tho wedding will bo tho
I most brilliant evont.of the Winter.
On Thursday evening Oct. 17th Mr.
Aldon Benedict will present at the
city Opera House Mr. Ohas. W. Chase's
version of Mario Correlli's ''Tholma."
Tho notion of the play is laid in Nor
way and Ireland and is a moat refresh
ing dramatio novelty, being entirely
different from any other play ever pro
duced upon any stage. The snow storm
is a very reallatio scene and the death
of the Viking on the burning ship will
bring tears to every ones eyes. "Tho
Company", Is an excellent one. The
loading members having been associat
ed with the best managers.
Marie Corel IPs "Tholma" whloh has
beon dramatized by Mr. Ohas. W.
Chase the well known writer, will be
produced at the Opera House on Oot,
17th.,by Mr. Aiden Benedict's excellent
company. Mr. Chas. W. Chase has
spent muoh time in making "Tholma"
a most interesting and realistic drama,
?irwi t'h? snow storm scene which has
been introduced in the fourth act la an
elootrioal novelty, never before in*
troduoed upon any stage. It ia the
only version of "Thelma" and has been
praised by ell the leading managers of
Wet It Pore and Good',
if yon. hny flour as foctLsee to it that
it la pure and good. "Olifton" answers
Beginning Culubur ist., wo win
Ereeont our customers with 100
andsomo embossed Tin Waiters
of convenient size. This useful
household article can be gotten
upon the following conditions:
Whenover you buy anything at
this store from 6 cents worth
up ask for a eheok. Bring $5.00
worth of these checks in and get
No catch?no advance no reduc
tion in pricoB. Just a straight
open plan to inorease trade. Ask
to eoe them at
The Laurens Drug Co,
103 West Main St.
'Phone 76 Goods delivered.
Notice! Executors' Sale.
By virture of an order passed by his
Honor O. G. Thompson, Probate, for
Laurens County, in the State of South
Carolina, wo the undersigned Execu
tors of the last will and testament of
Dr. Thomas McCoy, deceased, will sell
to the highest bidder, at the late resi
dence of the said Dr. Thomas McCoy,
uuuuwtuu, iu luu Ciiijr ul Laurents, in
Laurens County. State of South Caro
lina, at 11 o'clock a. m. on Monday the
21st day of Ootober, 1901, the personal
property belonging to the estate of
said docoased consisting of the follow
ing: Medical Books. Surgical Instru
ments, Office Furniture, Medicines,
One Buggy, Household Furniture, etc.
Terms of sale cash.
C. W. TUNE,
W. R. RICHEY,
Oct. 5, 1001. Executors.
Slate of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF LAURENS,
In Court of Common Pleas.
Stephen D. Garrett, as Administrator,
etc., Pinint'iff, against Enoch G.
Mitchell, as Administrator, etc.,
Wm. H. Mitchell, et al., Defendants.
By virtue of a decree herein I will
sell at public outcry, to the highest
bidder, In front of the Court House
door, at Laurens Court House, S. C,
on Salesday in November next, being
the 4th day of the month, during the
legal hours for sales, the following de
scribed premises, situate in the county
and state above named, to wit:
The interest of the ohildren of W.
M. Mitchell, deceased, (their Interests
therein boing a two (i) thirds undivid
ed interest) In all that lot of land, at
Barksdale Station, containing Six (0)
Acres, more or less, known as part of
tho Thomas tract, bounded by lands
formerly belonging to Mrs. M. B. Gar
rett, lands of Mrs. Carrie Duvall and
Terms of Sale Cash?Purchaser to
pay for papers. If purchaser falls to
comply with torms of sale, premises to
bo resold at his risk on the same, or
some subsequent 8alesday on same
T. J. DUCKETT,
Oct. 2,1001?4t Sheriff L. C.
can only be secured when
you send your Summer
Clothes to a
We do good laundry work
at all times and take special
pains in the summer time,
because we know it adds to
the comfort of our custo
mers and they appreciate it:
We clean and press suits.
LAUBENS I< A UN DRV CO.
309 E. Main St.
Hollo) No. 60.
Those who buy them
There is more style, more comfort and more durability
in a pair of shoes bought from our stock than you can
get in a shoe you buy elsewhere?Why? because we
give a great deal of attention to our Shoe Department
and are very careful to get
Shoes that are desirable, healthful, comfortable and
Davis, Roper & Co.
Change as well as the Fashions
At this Season of the Year
every ono is re-furnishing their homo and every
housekeeper is looking for Bargains. Come and
see the Great Bargains that we offer before mak
ing your purchases.
You'll be Delighted
When you see the Beautiful Bodroom Suits you
can got so reasonably.
of the Kitchen are
which have boon
by all who use
them. We havo
Buck's Ilcators In
our stock at equally
as tho Rangos. .So
when you buy think
JfjUT" Freight Paid on all Burohasos ol $10.00 aud up.
J. E. MINIER & BRO.
The Young Men's, Boys' and Juvenile's apparel which we are
showing now. is the roHult of mouths of preparation and
careful buying. Wo have choean only what we con
sider to be the vory host in regard to Fashiona
bloness, durability and High-class Tailoring.
The young Men up to I9 years of age will find swell long trous
er Suits, out and tailored in tho latest styles from imported and do
mestic fabrics, at pricos froni $298 up $14.50.
The Boys of 8 to 16 will find
manly little double and single
breasted short trouser suits, made
from iron-wearing fabrics sewn so
strongly in the seams, that they
cannot rip apart. And the prices
are right. 98 cts., $1.25, $15o,
#2.oo up to $5.00.
The little chaps, 8 to 8 years
old, will find an enormous assort
ment of Vesteo Suits in a va
riety that will please the most fas
tidious parents, and at popular
prices 98 cents up to $4.98.
In onr Men's Departmont we will show you the most superb col
lection of Suits and Fall Ovorcoats in every Fashionable fabric at the
ponnlar prico of $10.00. Other Snit.R representing extraordinary values
as low as $5.00 and up to $18.00. Wo have overy little artiole in,
the way of Furnishing Goods that you can ask for yourself or your
boy, and at monoy saving prices for you.
J. lyfi*)tei* & Bto.
H. E. GRAY.
J. C 8HKALY,
GKAY & SHEALY,
of good judg
their own homes, and oomo to US
for matorials, too. They realize
and satisfaction of their property
depend upon the materials that go
into it. They buy the best?the
kind WE sell. Come to see US.
First-class T'ire-proof Taints?guaran
teed not to oraok or peel. Cold-wa
ter Paints for Cheap Houses and
Mantels, Columns, Scroll Worh; a Specialty.
GRAlt & SHE ALT, Laurens, ?. C.
J. C. SMITH, tho oldost dealer in Monuments in Laurons county,
still has his placo of businoss in Clinton. Dealer in tho best
-sf tfteanitKS aa<S ?liis?? Jjs
native and imported from Italy and abroad. Tho latest designs, work
done in tho most artistic fashion, promptly, and terms reasonable and
satisfactory. He solicits your patronage and thanks you in advanco.
Your attention to the fact of Clinton's exceptionable railroad facilities.
Call and examine his yard.
J. C. SMITH, Clinton, S. C.
See change in
-a THE HUB *
Ad Next Week.
itheoJ^irm KENNEDY BROS. ILr
the Undertaking business at the old stand. COFFINS, CASKETS
and ROBES, and HEARSE, at tho
? LOWEST PRICES_^
A continuance of the generou patronago hithorto extended us
solicited. Reetfully KENNEDY BROS., Laurent, 8. G