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There are a number of subscribers
on our books who have allowed their
accqunt-i to accumulate until they
amount to a sum which it ii Inconve
nient to meet. We want our books up
to date and tu start afresh with all such
delinquents so we make tho following
oiler: To overy man, owing more
than three dollars, who will settle in
person or by letter, by tbo 20th of No
vember we will give a receipt to date
on h's paying half his indebtedness.
Come in and pay us half and we will
lot you start afresh with a clear receipt
to date. Wo don't want to lose any of
our subscribers and we understand that
many men fall behind more through
carelessness than anything else, and so
we offer everybody a chance to straigh
ten up with us. This is only open to
subscribers owing more than three
Mr. James Crawford Looses His Arm.
Yesterday evening, November 7th,
at 3 o'clock tho Tumbling Shoals
Cotton Ginnery had just finished gin
ning a bale of cotton for James Craw
ford. Tho ginner throw up the breasts
of tho gins and started the press to
pack Ute bale. Mr. Crawford went in
front of the gins to take out his seed:
after filling the seed basket he leaned
on tho seed fork which slipped on tho
tloor and throw his hand under the
first gin, tho saws caught his shirt
sleeve and pulled his right hand in and
wound it around the saw cylender.
From abovo tho elbow down to his hand
the arm was cut into pieces. A negro
man was standing close by and had
presence of mind to hold Jowu the
breast of the gin to keep his body from
being pulled up against the saws, an
other man cut tho belt and stopped tho
gins. Drs. West, Gilkerson and Beason
amputated the right arm abovo elbow
last night. Mr. Crawford is resting
easy this morning but is quite sick and
has not rallied very much yet.
Wm, d. Sullivan.
Mr. Crawford died on Friday evening
as tho result of his injuries. The burial
took place at Princeton on the day fol
lowing. Ho was a -successful young
farmer, a mason and a member of the
Baptist Church. His death is deeply
regretted by friends all over the
All in the Asking.
Ask for a sack of Hour and you get
the Hour tx ; best suits your dealer.
He may c.o more for his profit than
your health. Ask for "Clifton", and
you get the best and purest flour sold
in the South.
Mrs. Sallio Wham, who a number of
years lived in Due West, visited friends
in Due West last week. Mrs. Wham
lives near Laurens. Mr. Wham is ono
of tho prosperous solid farmers of his
section. Mrs. Fuller, a sister of Mrs.
J. R. Ellis, camo ovor with Mrs. Wham
to visit friends.?Associate Reformed
Prof. C. B. Martin was called to his
homo in Laurens couuty this week on
account of the illness of his sister. L.
A. Jonos and ? . B. Pitts, seniors, had
charge of Latin and history in the Fit
ting school during his absence.?Fur
man University cor. State 11th.
Get It Pure ami Good.
If you buy Hour as food.seo to it that
it is pure and good. "Clifton" answers
It is said that Representative Mc
Gowan, of Laurens, will be a candidate
for a judgship as soon as there is a
vacancy.?Greenwood Index, Nov. 7th.
Tell Your Grocer What Yon Want.
When you order a snck of flour, bo
certain to tell your grocer to send you
"Clifton," otherwiseyou may get some
thing that cost the grocer loss but
which you buy no cheaper. And you
dont get as good, pure Hour, either.
Always call for the "Clifton" brand.
FOR SALE?Ten Shares of Stock of
tho Enterprise Bnnk of Laurens. For
terms apply to
J. T. Harris,
? Spartanburg, S. C.
Our $3.50 shoe looks as well ns our
$5.00 shoe, but of course it will not
wear as long. The Bion beats the
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Men's 50cts. Jeans Pants at 29cts;
mon's75cts. Jeans Pantsat 40cts. Less
than they are worth at wholesale.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Have you seen our line of conblna
tion cases. Wo have a veiy pretty lino
of these goods and very low prices.
8. M. & E. II. Wilkes.
Our shoes are made to fit and wear.
They aro full of comfort too. Ladies
shoes, all solid, only 08 cents at
Ono solid case of 121cts. Towels that
we are offering at Octs. You cannot
afford not to afford a towol at these
Davis Roper & Co.
Don't forgot you get the best shoe
value in this section if you buy here
whether you pay 98 cents or $5.00
j. E. Minter & Bro.
Chamber sols at prices never before
beard of at
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Ladies' Black Underskirts, right new
goods and all the stylish patterns.
The $1.24 grade we are now offering at
Davis, Roper & Co.
See our lino of ladies jackets ?2.00
and up, Children's jackets $1.26 and
We have a full line of heaters, shov
els and scuttles.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
This cool weather calls for heavier
shoo3. We can fit the entire family in
good, stylish, durable footwear at the
prico you would pay for cheap shoes.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Why is our Millinery bo popular? Be
cause wo use only gocd material put
together in the most tasteful comblna?
tlons. Try us,
Would you think a ladies' waist
could talk? Well the Waists wo have
for tho ladies of this county aro doing
somo talking just now. We havo
Blashed the piices on all of them, and
if you will interview them they will
do tholr own talking.
Davis, Roper ?fc Co.
Debtors and* Creditors.
All persons indebted to tho estate of
Dr. Thomas McCoy, deceased, will
Elease sottle same without delay with
J. W. Tuno at the people's Loan and
Exchange Bank, or with W. r. RIphey.
And all persons holding claims
against said estate will present them
duly proven to W, r. Rlohey, at bis
Jaw office, at Laurens Court House,
C. W. Tune,
w. r. Rich by,
Oct. 2, 1901?tf Exeoutors.
Guano and Acid.
I can supply Guano and Add in any
quantity. The best grades that are
' made and cheap as the cheapest. Call
and see our gcoda before purchasing
Messrs Johnson & Godfrey have Guano
and Add stored with us, also; So you
see you can get'any kind by oalling on
J, Wade Anderson at the Merchants
??3d Ka^nt;ra Hooded Warehouse.
I The Alumni of the College af Char
leston have appointed committees to
welcome and show social attentions
to tho S. C. Alumni when they hold
their reunion lu Charleston during tho
Be sure to go to the possum and tur
key supper. It is for the library, a
causo of interest to everybody In tho
community. You will get the full
value of your money too in a good sup
A 'possum 'later and turkey supper
will ho given Friday night for tho bene
fit of the Public- Library. It will be serv
ed In the hall o\<?r tho Palmetto Drug
Store, and every good thing to eat,
well prepared will oe on the bill of fare.
Manship's lecture Friday evening
drew a iurge audience and was a de
cided success. On Saturday evening
ho lectured again at the Cotton "Mill
Hall to a good crowd. Uawkes will bo
tho next lyceum attraction.
Col. J. D. M. Shaw dropped In on us
on Friday. He reports the staple crop
as short. Col. Shaw however does not
put all his eggs in ono basket, but has
wheat for his garners and garners for
his wheat and farms while no plants.
Mrs. W. H. Washington entertained
the Fancy Work Club vory delightfully
on Friday afternoon. An important
business meeting was held after which
dainty refreshments were served. In
future the club will be known ns the
Capt. J. A. Mooney. a prominent
young lawyer of Greenville, died sud
denly on Saturday evening last. He
was a bright young lawyer, with a great
future boforo him. A glorious Spirit
thus suddenly takes its immortal (light.
May the good God bless and care for
those dear to him and left to mourn
Mr. T. K. Hudgene, a progressive
young business man who has mado a
great success of the Steam Laundry,
has undor consideration tho establish
ment of an Overall Factory. There Is
no question but that there is a good
opening hero for enterprises of this
character, and Mr. Hudgens should
receive eve?y oneouragoment in his un
Mrs. Hulda Babb, widow of the late
Martin Babb, diedathor homo in Dials
township on tho afternoon of Novem
ber tho 5th. The funeral services wore
held at Rabun Creek Baptist church by
Rev. B. J. Woodward. Mrs. Babb was
a noble Christian woman, nnd was tho
mother of Messrs Tully, W. C, B. L.,
G. L. and Wister Babb, prominent cit
ixons of the county.
The chrysanthemum show at Clinton
should and doos draw a big crowd.
Remarkably largo and beautiful speci
mens of tho chrysanthemum aro shown,
there are booths where beautiful em
broideries and other fancy articles aro
offered you by protty girls and a most
royal dinner is served by the famous
house-keepers of Clinton. Tho pro
ceeds of the fair go to the completion
of the handsome new Presbyterian
church now under way.
The November Magazine number of
Tho Outlook abounds in interesting il
lustrations. Prominent among tho il
lustrated articles are: Ono on "Homo
Life In Japan," with a charming
scheme of decoration and photograph
reproduction; ono on "Handicrafts in
Old Doerfield," by Mary E. Allen, one
on "The Man of Mexico,'' Diaz, by
Charles F. Lummis; on "The Crofters
of Skye," by Clifton Johnson, with pic
tures of peasant lifo by the author; and
the first Instalment of Dr. Edward
Everett Bale's "Memories of a Hun
dred Years," which has a wonderfully
fino portrait of Dr. Halo drawn by Mr.
Alfred H. Clark, together with many
other portraits, facsimiles and prints.
Colored State Fair.
Under tho management of A. E.
Hampton, a Stato Colored Fair will bo
held at Columbia November 18th to
23rd, instant. Arrangements for cheap
Railroad rates have been made.
Manager Hampton has requested us
to give favorable notice to tho ap
proaching event and in concluding his
"I have always taught the people of
my race that tho white people of tho
South are their friends for protection
Presbyterian Synod at Charleston.
We extract tho following from tho
News and Courier:
Rev. Robert Adams member of com
mittee on judicial business; Homo Mis
sions, Rev. T. B. Craig: Presbyterial
Records, Rev. S. C. Byrd; Rev. Robert
Adams was assigned to preach Sunday,
11 a. m., at Spring Street Church,
Rev. Robert Adams chairman, road
tho annual report on Foreign Missions
which was of unusual interest to the
Synod visited tho Ivory City, Exposi
tion grounds, and were delightod.
Hon. C. P. Sullivan, Deceased.
We noted in last issue of THE Ad
vertisek that the South Carolina Col
lege Alumni would hold a meeting in
Charleston in December looking to the
colebration of its centennial, and inci
dentally mentioned gradua'es of Lau
rens who attained distinction. Among
tho prominent citizens of Laurens, was
Hon. C. I'. Sullivan, a graduate from
Greenville, but who represented Lau
rens in both houses of the General As
sembly and was a Trustee of tho Col
lege. He graduated in a class of
twenty-two in 1834, with tho first
honors of the class, tho late Governor
Bonham, taking second. Mr. Sullivan
delivered the latin oration. His fam
ily, who rjsido in this city, have the
programo of his graduating commence
ment in 1834, which will be sent to the
GREAT LUCK OF AN EDITOR,
"For twoyonrsall efforts to euro Eczema
in the palms of my hands failed," writes
Editor 11. N. Lester, of Syracuse, Kan.,
"then I was wholly cured by Bucklen's
Arnica Salvo." It's the world's host for
Eruptions, Sores and nil skin diseases.
Only 26 cts. at Laurens Drug Co.
Woodruff, S. C, Nov. 4,1001.
Messrs. S. M. & E. H. Wilkes,
Gents:?Tho cooking stove I brought
of you last November has proved to bo
all you claimed . I don't think that it
could be beaten for cooking, or for
J. H. Aborcromble.
Money to Lend.
Wo have some money of homo clients
to lend on real estate, in sums of from
We also represent a Foroign Company
with which we can nogotiato loans at
7 per cent straight Interest.
If you need money call on us.
Ferguson <fe Fea/hierstone.
By virtue of a decree of the Court
of Common Pleas for Laurons county,
in the case of William O. Irhy, Jr., as
Executor, etc , Plaintiff, against Nan
nie M. Irby, et al Defendants.
All persons holding claims against
the estate of tho late Col. John L. M.
Irby are heroby notified to present and
prove same before me nt a Reference
to be hold by mo at my office at Lau
rons 0. H.i'S. 0., on tho 27th day of
November, A. D. 1901, at nine o'clock,
a. m., Or bs forever barred.
Dated Nov. Qfrh, 1901,
F. P. MqGp\yAN,
AND BRIEF MOTES OF RECENT
Business was brisk Saturday.
Correspondents please send in letters.
Mr. T. J. Weathers was In the city
Send in your votos at once in tho
contest fur tho P^xpositlon trips.
Mrs. D. A. Davis has returned from
Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Simpson, of Cross
Hill, are visiting in the city to-day.
Mr. E. D. Harrell, of Columbia, vis
ited in tho city lust week.
Observo Proclamation of Govornor
Mr.". lt. B. Boll went down to Clinton
for the flower show on Thursday.
Mrs. W. H. Gllkor8on spent last week
.witb friends at Clinton.
Book stores have been busy exchang
ing school books for the last fow days.
Cant. McCllntock was in tho city on
Mr. J. R. Curry, of Dials, was on
our Btreeta on Mopday.
Mr. W. W. Simpson,of Augusta, was
in tho city Sunday.
Read Minter's ad this Issue and note
what thoy say about clothing.
Mr. Jarnos L. Simpson, of Jacks, was
on tho stieots on yestorday.
Professor James Madden wa* in tho
Mr. JelT Connor, of Greenwood, is in
Romember tho possum supper Fri
Mrs. Conie Wilson visited her son,
Etrle, at Furman last week.
Mr. W. R. Richey has returned from
a visit to Cokosbury.
Rev. W. S. and Mrs; S. P. Holmes
aro visiting in Union.
Mr. L. W. Simkins visited Green
ville on important legal business this
Mr. W. D. Sullivan, Jr., of Tum
bling simals, was in tho city yesterday
and gave tho editor a pleasant emit.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jones visited Mr.
J. W. Jones, Jr., In Greenville, last
Messrs. Reuben Pitts and Hal Moor
man are at homo from Furman for a
Presiding Elder Meadows, of the
Motbodist Church, was in tbe city yes
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Andorson, of
Augusta, spent Sunday with Mr. T. F.
Simpson and family.
Tho County Teachers Association
held an interesting meeting on Satur
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Mintor are occu
pying their now and pretty residence
on South Harper Street.
Miss Claudia Irby was the guost of
Miss Janio Vance, of Clinton, last
Mrs. J. J. Plu88 went down to Clin
ton for the chrysanthemum show last
Mrs. S. L. Saxon and baby are visit
ing her father and family, Dr. C. A.
Saxon, at Huntington, S. C.
Mr. Wakeflold Boyd & Son, of Ken
tucky, maybe found at Martin's stables
with a flue lot of horses.
Mr. D H Counts is building commo
dious and handsome Btables on East
Vote for tho boy and girl you want
to havo tho tickets to the Exposition
ottered by The Advertiser.
Dr. and Mrs. H. K. Aiken are now
occupying their own residence on up*
per Main Street.
Read The Advertiser's offer and
send in your votes for most popular
school boy and girl.
Mrs. J. G. Norman, of Chattanooga,
i? visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs W.
M. McCaslan of Clinton.
Mrs. Lena E. Moore, of Lanford's is
making her home In Lturen3 with her
daughter, Mrs. J. C. Shell.
Mr. W. L. Gray visited his father.
Mr. Robert Gray, at Williamston, last
Mrs. John F. sloan and Miss Cora
Hugglns, of Jachen, Youngs Township,
were shopping in the city on Saturday
Miss Maggie Hudgens, of Honea
Path, was tho guest oi relatives in the
city last week. Miss Hudgens is teach
ing at Chestnut Ridge.
Treasurer Copeland has collected
|2,600.00 of the Soventy Thousand,
taxes, due by the people of county.
Game is up the 81st of December.
Dr. J. T. Poole, laid upon our table
; pertinent; of cotton bolls from the farm
of Mr. Moore, Tylorsvllle, destroyed
by the Texas worm.
Wo have received an interesting and
well gotten up issue of tho Furman
Eoho, of which Mr. G. W. Cunning
ham is editor.
Rev. Robert Adams, while in Charles
ton attending Synod, was asked to
preach at the Spring Street Methodist
Church on Sunday morning.
Mr. T. P. Poole, one of the success
ful farmers of Tylorsville, keeps up
with the fleeoy staple as it opens and
finds time to drop into tho city,
Profossor Culbertson, of Mountvillo,
was In town Saturday, making an in
teresting talk before the County
Mr. J' C*. Norment, the genial and
clever representative of our friend,
The News and Courier, was in the city
Mr. George Ferguson has returned
with a diploma from the Maoon Busi
ness College. Mr. Forguson Is a very
bright young fellow, and a son of Col.
J. W. Forguson.
Mr. Martin B. Arnold, formerly of
Princeton but now a leading oitigen of
Honea path, was In the pity Mopday
and made The Advertiser a pleasant
Whero is tho Young Mon's Business
League? it's quite time for new en
terprises to be put on foot In Laurens,
nnd the young men are of course the
men to forge ahead,
Dr. B. F. Posey has had his stables
on South Harper Strcetovorhauled and
Sut in first o'ass condition. J. F. Hloks
; Son occupy them this season and
have some fine horses and mules here.
Our friend Mr. D. M. Sanders
brought The Advertiser a bouquet
of very nub ohrysantnomums a few
days ago, an attention much appre
FQR SALE?A ffood family horse at
reasonable price. Apply at this office.
Beginning October let., vre will
present our customers with 100
handsome embossed Tin Waiters
of convenient size. This useful
household article oan be gotten
upon the following conditions:
Whenever you buy anything at
this store from 5 cents worth
up ask for a eheck. Bring 96.00
worth of these oheoks in and get
No catch?no advance no reduc
tion in prices. Just a straight
open plan to increase trade. Ask
to soe them at
The Laurens Drug Co.
103 West Main St.
'Phone 76 Goods delivered.
Catarrh Cannot be Cured
with local applications, as they can
not reach the seat of the disease.
Catarrh is a blood or constitutional dis
ease, and in order to cure 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 the mucous
surfaces. The perfect combination of
the two ingredients is what produces
such wonderful results in curing Ca
tarrb. Send for testimonials free.
F. J. CHENEY A CO.,
Sold by Druggists, 76o.
Hail's Family Pills are the best.
Quality counts for more in shoos than
in almost any other article of dress.
Our shoes are the kind that wear. Try
Biscuit and Rolls.
The whitest, lightest, flakiest biscuit
and rolls are made of "Oliffton" flour,
and they are pure and wholesome, too.
Buy it and try it.
The popularity of our Millinery is
ever increasing. First-class material
und stylish and tasteful workmanship
win every time.
Big line of Children Shoes?School
and Dress?all prioes.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Free to All!
?A RACE TO?
To People of Laurens County and
Town: We will give to the persons who
present befprp and <m January 16th,
1902, the Greatest Number of Coupon
First. A round trip ticket to Char
leston Exposition and pay one day's ex
penses, not to oxoeed $3,00,
Second. One who presents next
greatest number of Coupons a Round
JB#" We give these coupons away
with every 60 cents worth of Goods
purohased FOR CASH. At time of
purchase, ask us for coupon; ask your
friends to save them for you.
Remember we are the people and
where to get them.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Look for sigj} with the Tree.
Dr. Rolfe JR. Hughes,
?T Office in Dial Block?over Pah
motto Drug Store.
Speofolly preparod for Examin
ing $>nd Treating disease* of Bye,
B?r. Tkrott *nd Hog*,
We have a large assortment in this department
and will give you some very Low Prices. The
Goods are all new just received this season.
Suits, $5.48 up; Waists, 25 cts up;
Jackets, $2.75 up; Collarettes, $1.25 up;
Capes, $1.25 up; Skirts, 75 cents up.
Davis, Roper & Co
comes the home-making and then is tho
time to let us help you out- We furnish
Homes from Kitchen to Parlor.
are aiming for your patronage but
its the one who treats you fairost
and makes you feel that your
money is welt spent who will get
it. If you are looking for full
valuo for every dollar you spend
and for a good place to trade, try
W ILK ES.
When You Buy, Buy THE BEST,
as it is cheaper in the long rUn.
B.1ST Freiglit Paid on all Purohuscs of $10.00 and up.
is not coinpleto without a
tfood Heating and Cooking
tho Finest line of Stoves
and at tho Lowest Prices to|
bo found in this city.
Stool Itangos, Cook Stoves
and Heating Stoves aro the
is opened until 8:30 o'clock
p. m. Call in and sec our
stock of Goods.
FALL WINTER WEAR
Styles Like Seasons Change!
The time has come ..hen the light
Summer dress must give place to a
fabric of heavier weight.
Wl? CL ?lto?a % ?0.
have opened this week from the leading importing
houses in the Northern markets full lines for Ladies
wear. The largest Stock of Black Goods ever shown
here. Fine Black French Henriettas come to the front
again, while Venetians and Serges are Struggling for
first place. Whipcord, Armure and the Pebble weave
will have a fight in the race as the go-betweens from
the smooth twills and the still heavier and coarser
weaves. Here is seen a heavy closely woven cloth
very durable for rainy day Skirts; it comes in six dis
tinct shades. For waist patterns is shown in solid col
orings a fine Cotton Twill, showy but inexpensive. Also
an intermediate grade will make up stylish. The
choicest of all is a fine all-wool French Twill, this
comes in seven exquisite shades and will prove a
quick seller. Table Linen, Hosiery, Flannels and
Underwear?every department is well represented, but
space will only permit a passing notice.
Correct Styles and LOWEST PRICES.
W. G. Wilson & Co.
1 1 " 1 1 ' ?' rmmmwm ?
w. d. knioht. k. K. I<A Uli.
KNIttUT & ?ABB,
Attorneys at Law.
gjT Will practice in all the Stato and
F?deral Courts. Striot attention to all
business intrusted to them
Office up-8tairs, Slmmons'.Bulldlng.
WEIGH AND STOKE YOUR COTTON
I havo charge of the I.aureus Bonded
Ware House. I want to weigh your
cotton., Honest weights and courteous
treatment will be my motto. Give me
S^ept. 16, 1901. j. Irvin Cor,KM A n.
MERCHANTS' AND FARMERN* BON
DED WARE HOUSE CO.
The undersigned is with (he above
Company fpr the season, as manager
Spa weigher for the Company, He
guarantees entire satisfaction and will
he glad of the public patronage.
J. WADE ANDERSON*
Persons having business with the
Supervisor will find him or his Clerk
in tho Office Mondays and Fridays of
J. S. DRUMMOND,
Supervisor L. C.
Mar. 20, 1901.
Bids for Laurons County 4 per cent.
30 year IkmuU, interest payable seml
annually, to the amount of $75,000 00
to bo issued for the purpose of refund
ing bonds issued in 1882 by tho County
of Laurens in aid of the Green wood,
Laurens, and Spartanburg Rafhoad
Company* and duo and payable Janu
ary 1st, 1902, will be received at the
oiViec of the undersigned at Laurens, S.
O'., up to the 30th day of November. 1901.
Money for tho purchase of these bonds
to be plaoed at the People's Loan & Ex
ohange Bank of Laurens, 8. O. without
oost to the county.
Right reserved to reject any and all
bids. J. S. DRUMMOND,
l Supervisor L?C?
Men Who Mean
What They Say
are rare. But people boJievo us
when wo toll them that, only tho
best class of Merchandise is han
THE HUB *
And onco having tried us they are
ours, Tho best of everything in.
Dry Goods. Notions,
Wraps, Underwear, Millinery,
Etc. And tho best of all is, the
price is right. Wo guarantee sat
isfaction with overy purchaso or
your raonoy back. Try us.
You May Have
Trials of Your Own,
but wo want to propose a trial of our
Imperial Maple Syrup. $1*00 anj^
#2.00 per can. A little high in pr
jLatirens Cotton Mills Stor
T. C. LUCAS, Manager.