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DEATH OF MRS. 1?. S. LUCAS.
Mother of Messrs. W. E. Mild T. C.
Lucas Passes A \> ii v.
Mrs. BUen Lucas, wife of Dr. B, s.
haras, of Hartsville, died at tho home
ol her son, President W. E. Lucas, of
the Ijaurens Cotton Mill, at 8.46 Sunday
morning in this city. Had she lived she
would have passed her 68th birthday
Mrs. Lucas bad boon in failing health
for several months and bocinno worse
at Glenn Springs ten days ago. She
was brought to Laurens and was better
for ft few days but began to sink last
She was a devoted member of the
Methodist Church and her Ufo was
that Of a consistent Christian who
bravely mot all duties. Shohad strong,
forceful traits of mind and character
which left their impress for good in
tli" circle of her family aud friends.
She was before her marriage Miss
King, of Darlington county
The body was taken to Darlington
County Monday and and intorred Tues
day at tho Gulloy Church cemetery,
near the old family home.
Besides her husband, three sons, W.
Ernest und T. C. Lucas, of Laurens
und Edwin R. Lucas, of Walhalla, and
two daughters, Mrs. T. J. Drew and
Mrs. Ralph Dargan. of Darlington,
survive bur. All of those wero hero at
the. time of her death.
Dr. Lucas and the family have had
much sympathy from the people of Lau
rens in their bereavement.
PICNICEH AT KNORKE.
Laurens Pythlans and Their Friends
at Mill's Spring.
On tho morning of tho 4th a happy
party of about 40 Laurens Knights of
Pythias including their friends went
by rail to Hill's Spring at Enoree
where they spont the day. It was ex
pected that the pythlans of Enoree,
Woodruff and Clinton would join In
the picnic but the attendance from
thoso lodges was small. The day was
pleasantly spent aud a good dinner
Among tho ladles in the party were:
Mrs. S. G. McDaniel, Mrs. McDaniel,
Sr., Mis ses Lee Nelson, Gena Bramlett,
Jessio Hix, Clara Adams, Zeline Gray,
Mrs. J. J. Pluss, Mrs. J. Loo LaDgston,
Mrs. Thomas Downey, Misses Drum
mond, Marl in and Scalfo*
Big Mortgage Filed in Clerk's Office
A mortgago covering the properties
of the Seaboard Air Lino Itallway
was Hied in Clerk '?clt'o enir-o Monday
The amount of the mortgage is sevonty
live million dollars. The mortgage
filled a fair sized took. It is a supple
mentary mortgage to a similar ono
filed some years ago.
Of course It Is filed in tho record of
fices of all the counties and states in
which the properties aro located.
The clerk only receives a small fee,
less than ten dollars out of it.
Funeral ol Mrs. Barksdalo.
The funeral of Mrs. Dr. John A.
Barksdalo took placo from the resi
dence last Wednesday afternoon, Rev.
J. D. Pitts olllclating. The interment
was in tho family burying ground at
Dr. Barksdale's formor home, two
miles north of the city. Tho services
were largely attended, showing tho
deep and general regard in which this
good woman was hold In the commu
nity. Tho followiug were the pall-?
Active?C. B. Bobo, T. N. Barksdalo,
II. Y. Simpson, W. W.Ball, Robort W.
Davis, C. H. Koper, P. A. Simpson, T.
Honorary?R. IL Hudgons, C. W.
Tune, W. B. Bramle't, W. Scott
Knight, Dr. W. C. Irby, Dr. B. F.
Posey, W. A. Watts, J. O. C. Fleming,
Dr. W. D. FcrgURon, Dr. H. K. Alken,
Dr.Toaguc, Dr. lt. E. Hughes.
The strong cat. well, sleep well, look
well. The weak don't. Hood's Sarsa
parilla makes the weak strong.
WHAT MERCHANTS SAY.
Agents J. & P. Coats Spool Cotton.
Full stock always on hand.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
For these warm days try one of our
Scttoo8 for your porch.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkos.
Special prices on Summer goods.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Now is tho timo to buy a summer
suit cheap. See our line of colored
goods. J. E. Minter & Bro.
You can find at our store the largest
stock of fruit jare, Rubbers and Jelly
Tumblers at the lowest prices.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Wo are always on the alert to give
our customers something good. Our
stock is full of good things for you.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Four good cottages to rent?all new
and comfortable. Also ono two room
cottage. Apply at this ofllco.
The latest things in fine shirts. We
want you to see them.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Homo of tho best things you ever
Haw on our counters in Muslins, Figured
Lawns, etc. Fresh now goods. Prices
lower than you can buy them even at a
Davis, Roper &"Co.,
Every littlo girl under 14 years of
ago is invited to join the Cooking
Contest that takes place at our store
on tho 31st of July.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes.
Fifteen Dozen Ladies' Vests just re
ceived. The price is 8c. each, or 15c.
a pair for the regular 10c kind.
Dr. Hawes Laxative Dyspepsia Pow
der for heartburn and sour stomach.
For sale at
Palmetto Drug Co.
Ju?t received, 40,000 envelopes?Ad
vkhtiseh Job Ofilce.
Buck's Stoves are sold and guar
anteed to cook to pleaee you or money
choorfully refunded by
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
In tho selection of your Millinery you
want correct stylo and right prices.?
You get both hero. Try us.
('an eat anything and not suffer after
taking Dr. Hawos Lexativc Dyspepsia
Powder. For sale at
Palmetto Drug Co.
Wedding and dance invitations?Ad
vertiser Job Office.
SAVES A WOMAN'SLIFE.
To have given up would have meant
death for Mrs. LoisGragg, of Dorches
ter, Mass. For years she bad endured
untold misery from a severe lung trou
ble and obstinate cough. "Often", ehe
writes. "I could scarcely breathe and
sometimes could not speak. All doc
tors and remedies failed till I used Dr.
King's New Discovery for.Consumption
and was completely cured." Sufferers
from Coughs, Colds, Throat and Lung
Trouble need this grand remedy, for it
never disappoints. Our eis guaranteed
by Laurens Drug Co. ano Palmetto
Drug Co. Price 50o and tl.OO. Trial
:?: gggSSBS ;?:<?:<?: B 8 8A?W
Mr. W. J. Uenry was hero Friday.
Deputy Clerk Oscar Babb io build
ing a pretty cottage in Harper street.
Miss Lit Vance, of Greenvlllo, has
been visiting the Misses Boyd,
Ml?s Jeesie Scott of Augusta is visit
ing MiAlum Shell .
Miss May Scott of Katonton, Ga., has
been visiting Miss Caro Adams.
Mr. J. Y. Addy was In tho city Fri
H. Terry has returnod from Rock
ingham, N. C.
Court of Common Pleas opens next
Monday, Judgo Watts prosldlng.
W. W. Ball has gone to Sullivan's
Island for a few days.
Mr. N. B. Dial went to Columbia
Mrs. Robinson and daughter, who
have been visiiing Mrs. N. 13. Dial
have returned to Newborry.
Mrs. Sydney P. Holmes and Miss
Ell6e Holmes, of Columbia, are visit
log Mrs. B. W. Ball.
Mr. and Mrs. ?. J. Dobbins of Pelzer,
8. C, visited tho latter's brothor Mr.
J. Leo Langston last weok.
Mrs, I'.n'm Langston and chtldron of
Clinton, 8. C, are visiting at Mr. J. Lee
Mrs. D. H. Counts and children are
spending the summer in Hendorson
vllle, N. C.
Rev. Mr. Preston, a talented young
minister engaged in missionary work,
lllled tho Presbyterian pulpit Sunday.
Gray Court and vicinity was visited
by a severe hail storm Monday after
noon. Crops were damaged considera
It is expected that the now bank In
Clinton will opon ubout Soptomber ],
Mr. R. Z. Wright Is to be president
and Mr. Robert Haddon, cashier.
Mr. E. P. Simpson who has been
clerk in Capt. Clark's hotel at Union
has resigned and Mr. James M. Clardy
of this city has succoeded him.
Capt. A. A. King, of Mt. Gallagher,
was In tho city Saturday, ('apt. King
was ono of the bravost of Confederate
soldi', rs. H'b frlonds In Laurons wero
glad to greet him.
Thoro are throo vacant scholarships
for this county at Winthrop College.
Thero are plenty of opportunities to
get a good cduoation. Bright Laurens
girls phould look out for these.
Mr. W. H. Martin Is preparing to
remodel his residence in West Main
street. When his Improvements are
completed he will havo ono of the
handsomest places in the city.
Mr. Dibble, of Orangoburg and Miss
Nivla Patton, of Gray Court, were mar
ried at the residence of the bride's
mother, Mrs. Peggy Patton yesterday
afternoon, the Rev. J. K. McCain, of
Mr. Pick Parks caught a queer look
ing web-footed yoimg turtle or cooter
in Kabun the other day which excited
much curiosity in the city Monday. It
Is a green turtle with spots aud a soft
Attention is called to tho fact that
thore Is a vacant scholarship for tho
Citadel from this county and so a
chanre for education at tho best mili
tary school except West Point is of
fered to 8omo ambitious boy. Soe ad
Will Ricbey, who has completed his
first year at tho Citadel, has been ap
pointed a corporal in one of the cadet
companies. He is a typical young sol
dier and Laurens has a flno repre
sentative in him. He will come out a
captain,?mark the prediction.
Mr. W. F. Dargan, of Darlington,
was in the city last week on a brief
visit to Mr. W. B. Lucas. Mr. Dargan
was formerly mayor of Darlington and
later a member of the legislature. He
is ono of tho leading lawyers and men
of the Peedee country.
The Methodists of Clinton aro pre
paring to build a new church. The
Clinton Chronicle urges them to build a
.handsome church, to cost not loss than
$5,000, which is wise advico. Clinton
is growing too rapidly for cheap
A baseball team from Newborry will
be here next Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday to try conclusions with
our local sluggers. The Newborry ag
gregation is a laurel winner, and claim
that Laurons scalps will come easy,
while the Laurens boys aro daily get
ting in shape for tho series, of games,
and promise to make things lively for
the visitors. Everybody should turn
out to sec the locals lasso victory.
Tho University of North Carolina is
ono of tho vory beet of Southern col
leges. It has 8011 students, charges
teachers no tuition and advertises
loans made to needy students under
certain conditions. It has law, mcdl
oine and pharmacy, besides academic
departments. See tho announcement
Mrs. Lucy Martin Dead.
Mrs. Lucy Martin, wife of Mr. Addi
son Martin, died last Wednesday at
her home near this city. She wns
about 35 years old. Her husband and
four children survive. She was a
granddaughter of the lato Captain
James Hudgons. Tho funeral and in.
torment were at Ohoatnut R'.dge
church Thursday. The family have
tho sympathy of a great many friends,
WofrbrfPu Next Session.
Elsewhere appears the announcement
for next session of Wofford College.
Wofford is too well known, in Laurens.
too many good men have come out of
Wofford to help make this county and
state better and moro prosporous, to
need any newspaper commendation,
But the facts stated in the announce
ment of the college and fitting school
should bo of Interest to parents with
boys to educate,
Do Yon Need Paint;
The paint question is a live one at
this seaeon and at all seasons and the
firm of O'Connor ?v Schwee"? of An
Susta whose card appears elsewhere
ave valuable Information to furnish
on the subject and they will save
money to tho man who wants a good
article at a safe prlco that he can af
ford to pay. The firm is well known
already In this section and they are
Tiger Discovered In Depot Yard.
A gang of railroad section hands,
while making some repairs on the tres
tle across Littlo river on the C. & W.
C. railroad, last week, boarded a real
blind tigor in his lair, The aforesaid
tiger was unearthed. His domicile watt
some few feet under terra flrmia,- and
contained therein several bottle's of
dives and sundry shapes, with as many
thirst quonchlng concoctions. This ti
ger's habitat w?s a wooden-box. The
contents were confiscated, but we know
nob by whom.
ENJOYED THE DAY.
IIow The Glorious Fourth
Representative Johuson and Other
Candidates to the Cotton Mill
Congressman Josoph T. Johnson aud
a number of candidates for county of
fices spoke to the people of Factory
Hill on the Fourth of July at Holmes
spring. The Mills shut down for Fri
day and Saturday. A number of peo
ple from other parts of the town at
tended, stores and other places of
business having been closed for the
Refreshments wero served by ladies
of Martha Washington Chapter order
of Rebecca ? tho ladlos' branch of
the Odd Follows. Tho following com
mittee of ladios and gentlemen wero
id oharge: Mrs. Annie Blakoley, Mrs.
Annie Johnson, Miss Stella Touch
stone, Mrs Ella Satterwhite, Mrs.
?Khella Blakeley, Miss Rosa Lee
Thompson and Messrs. S. A. Bowie,
C. C Johnson, W. M. Blakeley, S. J.
Thompon and R. C. Skenos. The com
mittee served ices and othor light re
freshments and added much to the on
io\ merit of the assemblage. The Cot
ton Mills band furnished exoellont mu
sic between the speeches. Mr. S.
Frank Parrott presided over the meet
ing and introduced the spoakors.
Congressman Johnson's speech was
devoted to national issues. In the
clear, simple and strong style of which
ho Is master ho pointed out tho evils
of the ship subsidy measure, the Re
publican Philippine policy and the
general Republican policy of extrava
gant expenditures. Ho had the olose
attention of tho audience and his
speech received commendation on all
Brief speeches were then mado by
Mossrs. Jarcd D. Sullivan, Robert A.
Cooper and Wm. C. Irby, Jr., candi
dates for the house of representatives
and Messes. W. A. McCllntock and O.
O. Thompson, candidates for judge of
probate. A number of othor candi
dates were preseut, but did not speak.
The occasion was greatly enjoyed.
Numbers of ladies were present and
some dozens of especially pretty little
girls, who in white dresses mado the
scone under the fine trees at the
soring where the spoaking was a
Clinton and Laurens baseballists bad
a nine inning go at it on the glorious
Fourth. The result was that the
Clinton Mill team walked away with
the home aggregation to tho tuno of 0
to 3. Quito a large and demonstrative
crowd witnessed the game. It was
played on Factory Hill. Tho batteries
wero Irby and Gosnoll for Laurens;
McCrary and Williams for Clinton.
NEW OFFICERS IN CHARGE.
Odd Fellows and Order of Rebecca
Last Frldav July 4, officers wero in
stalled for Calhoun Lodge. I. O. O. F.,
by Grand Representative J. J. Crosby,
of Walhalla, as follows:
R. V. Skenos, N. G.; J. H. Trayn
bam, V. G.: T. K. Hudgcns, Secretary;
C. E. Kennedy, Treasurer; J. II. Hel
iums, Warden; W. J. Sanders, C-; II.
Norman, R. S. N. G.; W. 0, Tavlor, L.
S. N. O.; W. C. Winters, R. L. V. G.;
W. W. Grlflln, L. L. V. G.; R. J.
Franks, O. G.; W. C. Blakoloy, I. G.;
J. F. Murrayi Chaplain.
After the installation refreshments
were served and a good timo socially
was enjoyed by the members. Grand re
presentative Crosby formerly lived in
Laurens and his old friends were glad
to havo him with them. Calhoun
Lodge is in a flourishing condition.
Tbc following officers for Martha
Washington Rebecca Lodge, No. 14
were installed Monday night bv D. D.
G. M., W. C. Winters:
Mrs. Anna Johnson, N. G.; Mrs.
Rosa L. Thompson, V. G.J T. K.
Hudgons, Secretary: Mrs. Othello
Blakely, Treasurer; Mrs. Etta Neigh
bors, Ii. S. N. g.; M188 Jennie Rink*
man, L. S. N. G.: Mrs. Ella Satter,
white, L. S. V. G.: Miss Jessie Rick
man, R. S. V. G.: Miss Ella Bell, Con
ductor; Miss May Cannon, Warden;
Mrs S. A. Bowie, O. G ; Mr. Ed
Blakeley, I. G : C. C. Johnson, Chap
The elevator of the Laurens Roller
Mills has been completed and bofore
very long a side-track is to bo run
from the C. N. & L. Railway oonneot
ing with p. Messrs. Machen and Mar
tin are enterprising pcoplo and this
mill of theirs has done a great deal to
promote grain production In Laurens
oounty. All tho people havo benefited
from ft in this way and these gentle
men deserve a liberal patronago and
overy business encouragement for
their up-to-date progressive methods.
We do all that is in our power to
make every homo a place- of happiness.
We can do this with our complete line
of housefurnishings, at a lower price
than over before. Wo have at all
times a complete s'ock of Furnituro,
Stoves, Crockery, Carpets, etc, and
we are endeavoring to placo in evory
homo in this state poito of our well
selected housefurnishing goods. We
guarantee every ariiclo that is pur
chased from us is strictly as ropre
sooted and that you will derive com
plete satisfaction from anything that
comes from our store.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
A Story That Bears Repeating.
Wo havo told it often, no doubt, but
we fool that the favorable comment of
our many customers, as well as our
own experience justifies us in repeat*
ing the fact that "Clifton" flour pos
sesses strength above all other flours.
This is a quality whioh keeps it con.
stantly rising In public osteem and in
the public bread pan, as well.
It is a quality which it gets from
wheat grown on Kentucky's richest
All we ask of you is a test. Test our
guarantee Tost our honesty and
ability. Test tho completeness and
efficiency of our mill. Test us in any
way, and wo will prove to you that we
makp the host flour oiTored en the
Ono vacancy in the State Beneficiary
Scholarship is to bo awarded on com
8e.Mt.ive examinations, for this Laurens
Blank forms of application should be
appliod for at once to Col. C. S. Gads
den, Chairman Board of Visitors,
These applications, fully made out,
must be ip the hadns of the Chairman
on the 81st July in order to receive at
? C. 8. GADSDEN,
Chairman Board Visitors.
July 1, 1902.
A NEW LAW FIRM.
The undersigned have this day en
tered into a partnership for the practice
of law in the Courts of this State, under
the name of Simpson & Cooper and will
promptly attend to all business en
trusted to them.
R A. Coophr.
99 cts., 99 cts.
Wc cun enlarge any photograph
in Crayon, Sepia or Pustel. One
bust can be taken from a group or
two busts can bo enlarged on ono
mount. Wc have tho work done
by Artists. Soc samples in our
show window. A tinted Crayon
costs Ninety-nine cents and you don't
b we to buy a frame unless you
The Laurens Drug Co.
103 West Main St.
'Phono 75 Ooods delivered
99 cts., 99 cts.
CROSS HILL NEWS.
Another tent meeting at Cross Hill
began last Wednesday night.
Mrs. Hettio Austin after a long stay
in Coronaca Is at home again.
There will be Children's Day at]
Liberty Springs Saturday beforo the
first Sunday in August, everybody I
must come and bring your well filled
Marshall and Will Leaman spent
Tuesday in Laurens.
Miss Emmlo LooCalhoun entortalned j
a number of hor friends last Wednes
Mrs. Jamie M. Pinson was the gueBt I
of her daughter Mrs. S. D. Austin last |
Mrs. Rosa Lee Fuller Motes, of I
Mountvllle, spent a few days with her |
parents last week.
Miss Ethel Sortelle, of Tennessee, is]
visiting Rov. C. B. Ratchford.
Rev. Mr. Ratchford preachod a good
sermon to a large congregation Sunday
Misses Maud and Eva Marlin are I
home for their vacation.
The blackberry crop is good this |
The crops are looking pretty now
and the farmers are ready to rest,]
Mrs. L. S. McSwa'n's daughter,
Miss Josle and Mies Summers Nabon
left for Rock Hill last Monday night to
attend tho Summer School.
Miss Sallie Beeks is visiting rela
tives and friends at Laurens, Brewer- j
ton and other places.
Mrs. W. O. Rasor after a pleasant |
stay In Princeton is homo again.
Mr. W. V. Fayno and family catno ]
home a few days ago, after a few weeks |
stay with relatives at Epworth, S. O.
Mr. Guthoy, the new depot agent,
has moved his family into the home of
Mrs. Janle Pinson.
Mrs. Julia Abney carne home from
Saluda last week. She reports a pleas
ant stay with relatives and friends]
Miss Annie Clardy is teacher of tho
Rock school for next year. Miss Annie
is a sweet and " accomplished young
IF A MAN LIE TO YOU.
And say some other salve, ointment,
lotion, oil or allogod healer is as good
as Buoklen's Arnica Salve, toll him
thirty years of marvelous cures of
Piles, Burns, Boils, Corns, Felons,
Ulcers, Cuts, Scalds, Bruises and Skin
Eruptions proye it's the best and
cheapest, 25o at Laurens Drug Co.
an?*Paraetto Drug Co.
Of the State's Educational System.
One hundred and eight scholarships.
Free tuition to teachers and to minis,
tors' sons. Loans for the needy.
568 Students. 54 Instructors,
New Dormitories, Water Works, Cen
tral Heating System.
Fall term begins September 8, 1902.
F. P. VKNAULE. President,
_Chapel Mill, N. C.
MONEY TO LOAN
On Improved farms. Long time.
Easy payments. Small cost. No com
mission. Apply to
O D. it ARK?DAI.K, Atty.,
i Laarana, S.O.
VOTES PILING IN.
Everybody Gnesing as to
the Contest This Week.
figures Not Given Out Hut the Interest
In Keen as Ever?A Uood Chance
for a Business Education.
This week the standing of the can
didates for the Converse Commercial
College Scholarship is not given but
tho interest is lively. Votes have been
coming in perhaps in larger numbers
than ever. The vote will not be pub
lished for several weeks to come and
there's no telling who will be the win
ner. Those who get tho most new
subscribers will be the greatest gainers
in all probability. The votes to be
counted must bo sent in each week as
No papers will bo sold but subscrip
tions will be taken at 25conts fur three
months. You can got your frionds to
subscribe and vote for you. Twenty
live now subscribers would bo 25 votes
a week while the contest lasts.
The prize is a scholarship in the
shorthand course. It is worth $40.00.
The prize is open to tho young per
son, under 30, in Laurens County, wo
man or man, married or single, who
gets the most votes.
The ballot is printed bolow. Cut It
out and write tho name of your candi
date. Send the ballot In to The Ad
Vote as often as you please, clipping
your ballots from Tino ADVERTISER.
Of emnve, if you want your candi
date to win, you must trot your friends
to subscribe to The ADVERTISER, so
that they can vote. Wherever there
is a copy of The ADVERTISER there is
This contest differs from others The
AdVEUTISEB has had, in this?the
ballots in each issue go out of date in a
week. You may observo that the bal
lot in this paper is dated July 0. Next
week they will bear the dato of July
16. Ballots appearing this week, to be
counted, must bo received by 12 o'clock
on next Wednesday . After that, bal
lots of July 0 will be no good.
Tho lust ballots will appoar In The
Auvertiskr of Wednesday August 20
and votes will be received until Tues
day noon preclsoly, September 2d.
The winner will only have board to
pay. The tuition, worth $40.00, is the
Here is tho Ballot. Cut it out. Get
your neighbor to subscribe and get his
>'1 ??fc**-*,i->i>?>k -?*'*******?fc?t*** ?;? 4 *
* July nth.
t SCHOl URSHIP "t itrf
I VOTE FOR
l******** ** *? * * ft V- ****** * * *l
R. H. Welch.
A. C. Todd.
Johnstone, Welch & Todd,
Will Practice in all Courts, State and
Federal. Ollice, Law Range.
Laurens, S. C.
w. h. knight. r. e. hauo.
KNIGHT & 11 ABB,
Attorneys at Law.
<y Will practioo in all the Stato and
Federal Courts. Strict attention to all
business Intrusted to them!
Office up-stalrs, Simmons' Building.
Persons having business with the
Supervisor will find him or hla clerk
in the Offlco Mondays and Fridays of
J. S. Drummonh,
Supervisor L. C.
On? Cent a TVord Column.
Advertisements are Printed in this
Column at the Rate of One Cknt
a Wohd each Insertion but
None is Inserted for Less
than 25 cents.
Small house at rear of Advkrtiskr
olllce for ront.
Two competent male teachers wish
Summer schools in arithmetic in the
county. Apply to O. F. Brooks, Su
perintendent of Education.
For RENT.?A comfortable five room
cottsge in Academy Street. Pleasant
location; good house. N. B. Dial.
Cottage in the rear of The Adver
tikku office to rent at $2.50 a month.
See J. T. Crows or W. W. Ball.
Wanted?Scrap lrou of every de
scription and old machinery. Any
kind of lire wrecks or stocks. Write
for particulars. Address J, B. GarfUn
kel, Columbia, Si C.
Wanted to 6oll cheap on easy terms
one 20 horse engine, and boiler, tbree
gins and an elevator system.
W. B. Pulman,
Money to Loan.
The Perpetual Building and Loan
Association has some money to loan on
easy terms. See O. B. Simmons, Pres
ident, or W. R. Blohey, Secretary.
Notice to Ice Customers.
Ico will be delivered at 75 cts a hun
dred. This is due to the increase In
cost. This does does not affect out
standing tickets. Satisfaction is guar
M. It. Frierson.
TAKE notico that on the 4th day of
August 1002, I will render a final ac
count of my aots and doings as Ex
ecutor of the estate of Eugenia E. Lea
man, dee'd, in the Office of Judge of
Probate for Laurcns County, at 11
o'clock, a. in, and on the same date
will apply for a linal discharge from
my trust as Executor.
All persons having demands against
said estato will please present them on
or before that day, proven and authen
ticated, or bo forovor barred.
J. G. LEGARE,
July 3rd 1902?41.
"Iam Waiting, Oh 'tis so Hut!"
-COME TO THE?
Palmetto Drug Co.
Ice Cream Soda f Fuit
n?n't Miss A Lolly Pop*
If ho is a paint salesman in
the South and must stand be
tween his house and the custom
er who buys ordinary paint and
expects it to stand our long, hot
summers without turning into
dust or scaling oil".
There's only one Make of Paint
Which can and will stand the Test!
The name of that "make" is Of US.
The name of that "Brand" i ?l'KS.
O'Connor & Schweers Prepared Paints.
1&r One gallon will eover from 176 to 360 square fcot two coats. Side by
side, and compared with the highest prlco und best t'uints you ??an lind. This
brand will lose from two to ten times as long. Wo havo nuido all these tosts
that's the reason we don't feel uneasy when we say "Guaranteed."
Color Card and prices await your demand.
O'Connor & Schweers Paint Co.
Ofllce and Salesroom 841 Broad, St. ?
Factory 844 and 846 Reynolds, St. AUgUSUl, 1*11.
LOW PRICES ON SUMMER GOODS.
We find that we have on hand a number of Light Colored
Summer Suits which we do not intend to carry
over. So we have cut the price and you
can buy a good Summer
suit for a
YOU know we can always supply your wants in Clothing,
Shoes, Hats and Furnishing Goods. And you know too we
save you money on these goods . Not the cheapest, but always
the best goods at the LOWEST PRICES.
Come to sec us and you will be surprised how many
Goods a little money will buy here. Wc work to merit your
business by always giving you full value for your money.
Make our store your headquarters, you are always welcome.
J. E. MINTER & BRO.,
Leaders of Low Prices.
the Undertaking 'maineus at tho old stand. COFFINS, CASKETS
amd ROBES, and HEARSE, at tho
> ?LOWEST PRICES.
A continuance of tho gouorou pntronago hitherto extondud ua
olioited. Rootfully KENNEDY BROS., Laurona, S. 0
Here's Another Chance to Win a
It goes to the girl under 14 years of age who bakes the
best batch of Biscuit at our stoi c on a regular Buck's
We Furnish all the Materials.
Qirls wishing to take part in this contest must come in at
once and register their names. Contest takes place on
When you think Furniture
Think of "W1LKKS."
NOTE THIS FACT.
You know wc arc anxious for a share of your trade and it
will be our earnest endeavor to please you in every
way.* Cpmc to see us, and let us know your
wants that we may make purchases
to suit you. Our present stock
consist of goods in
Millinery, Dry Goods, Notions, Shoee, Hats and
All of whichare bought right and will be sold at reasonable
profit. Our goods are pretty and you are requested to call and
inspect them, ome whenever it is possible to do yo.
The McCord Merchandise Co.
Laurens, S, C.
H. E. GRAY. J. C. SHEALY
Gray & Shealy.
ought to interest tho man
whosj roof lias u holo in it.
Also tho man ^vlio has no toof,
luit intends to build one. Our
Long Loaf Uli bled Fine Shin
gles are tho hcs( offered in
this oity. Mado from a lino
grado wood and right in ovcry
And those figures ought to, prove
that prices are right, too.
Gtay & Shealy.
v Laurens, S.C.