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'?tp ? " I U Fire, Life,
Accident and Sickness Insurance
j. y. Gakhnuton & Co.
Right in It!
Drugs, Toilet Articles, Cigars^
Fine Stationery for the Least J
?y ror the Least Money.
DODSON'S DUUG STORE,
Under Ben-Delia Hotel.
LAURENS, S. O.. WEDNESDAY, DEO. 3. 1902.
Burglars Made Away with
SAFE BLOWN OPEN.
No Clues of tho Perpetra
tors were Left.
Biggest Crime of tho Kind Ercr Known
in this Region?The Post Office
Wednesday night burglars entered
the offices of the Enoree Faotory at
Enorce, blew open the safe and got
away with about $3,000 in money and
yaluublo papers besides.
They also stolo about 4200 from the
The factory safe was praotlcally de
stroyed with dynamite. The Company
Offered $500 roward for the burglars.
Various rumors were afloat as to the
amount of money stolen but the sum
named is about right.
So far elTorts to catch the thieves
have beon unsuccessful, but the police
everywhere uro on the lookout. It is
bolicvcd that tho burglars were not
Don't forget the Carnival. Pine
Midway?Plenty of fun and frolic.
December 15th to 20tb.
All who are Interested In the re-or
ganization of Leesvillo Alliance, will
please meet mo at Oak Grove, Satur
day,, Dec. ?th, at 2 o'clock P. M.
O. P. Goodwin.
NOTICE STOCKHOLDERS MEETINtt.
The regular annual meeting of tho
shareholders in The National Bank of
Laurens S. 0? for tho election of Di
rectors will be held at thoir Banking
.House on Tuesday, January 13, 1003.
Jno. A. Barksdalb,
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
THE NATIONAL BANK OF LAURENS,
At Laurcns, in the State of South
Carolina, at the Close of Business,
November 25th, 1902.
Loans and discounts, 163,420 2-1
Overdraft?, nonured 1,247 33
U. s. Bonds to secure circula
tion, 16,000 00
Premiums on U. S Bonds, 740 00
Stocks, securities, etc. 3,637 41
Banking-houso, furniture, and
fixture*, 3^)91 55
Other real flstatoowned, 10,15500
Duo from National Hanks (not re
serve agents) 100 72
Duo lmm State Hanks and Ban'
kors, 72 88
Due front approved reserve agents 475 58
Checks and other cash items, 34 05
Notos of other National Banks, 5,055 00
Fractional paper currency,
niokols, and cents, 201 52
Lawful Money Reserve in
Specie, l(i,019 30
Logal-tondor note*, 10.700 00 2t;?oo an
Redemption fund with U. 8.
Treasurer (5 per cent, of
circulation,) 800 00 I
Total, 1132^34 48
Capital atock paid in, $ 63.C00 00
Surplus fund, 12/500 00
Undivided profits, luss expen
ses and taxes paid, 2,450 53
National Bank notes outstand
ing, 14,000 00
Duo to other National Banks, 1,100 05 1
Duo to State Banksand Bankers, 435 48
Duo to Trust Companies and Sav
ings Bunk, 25 51
Individual deposits subject to
chock, 32.000 51
Time certificates of deposit, 7,028 48
Total, $182,834 48
I, Jno. Aug. Barksdalo, Cashier, of the
above named bank, do solemnly swear
that the abovo statement Is true to the
host of my knowledge and belief.
John Aua. Barksdat.b,
Subsorlbod and sworn to before me,
this tho 29th day of Novembor, 1002.
O. W. Tune, n. p. s. of
JNO. A. BARKS DALE,)
B, F. POSEY, V Directors.
JOHN W. FERGUSON,!
J. N, LEAK,
Offers his ?ervices to the peo
ple of Lnurens County.
Address : Gray Court, S. C.
W. d. knioht. r.?. babb.
KNIOHT & BABB,
Attorneys at Law.
?ST Will practlco In all the State and
Federal Courts. Strlot attention to all
business intrusted to them
Office up-stairs. Simmons' Building.
I havo opened a Restaurant in tho
feabb Building for WHITE PEOPLE
EXCLUSIVELY. Prompt and First
class sorvice assured. Meals, 25 cents
at Restaurant or sent to offices. Fresh
Oysters on hand.
on Harper Street.
Half a cent buys enough
)ESifor Two Coats on one
square foot of surface*
S AMONG OI K FRIENDS. 8
Mrs. Salllo Boyd of Milton was In
the olty Saturday.
Mr. W. M. Coker of Jaohin was here
Messrs. Hugh and Calhouu Wallace
were In the city Friday.
Miss Eleanor Long has returned from
a visit- to North Carolina.
Mrs. C E. Fleming of Spartanburg
visited Mrs. W. E. Lucas last week.
The Layton Carnival Company pro
vides the fun. Come and enjoy it.
City Clerk L. G. Balle is visiting bis
daughter, Mrs. Harris, In Norwood,
Thousands will attend the Carnival.
Shows free and otherwise. Magnifi
Mlas Nannlo Simpson, the accom
plished teacher of the Wadsworth
sohool, was In town Saturday.
"There'll ba a hot time in this town,"
15th to 20th, Excellent street perform
ances, magnificent side-shows, World
Miss Virginia Alken, daughtor of
Mrs. David Aikon of Greenwood, and
Mr. Gaston of Chestor will be married
in Greenwood today. Miss Aiken has
visltod In Laurons and has many friends
The Inter-Ocean Comedy Company,
presenting Mr. Claudo Amsden, tho
highest priced comedian in any roper
torle Company will open a three nights
engagement at the Opera House, next
Monday night, Dec. 8th. Tho first play
will be tho strong sonsational melo
drama, "Tho Great Robbery." Prices
only 10, 20 and 30 conts. Ladies free
first night if accompanied by one paid
To Meet Thursday.
The Daughters of tho Con'oderacy
will meet on Thursday aftornoon, Dec.
4th at 4 o'clock at the residence of Mrs.
J. Wells Todd.
Wanted an Agent.
The ADVEivriSER wishes an actlvo
young agent and correspondent In
Clinton and will pay a small salary. Ap
plications must be by lettor only.
Mrs. J. H. Sullivan gave a beautiful
reception Saturday P. M. from 4 to 6
P. M. A large number of friends at
tended and tho affair was one of the
most successful events of the season.
To Make an Address?
Dr. Geo. B. Cromor, President of
Nowberry Collogo, will doliver an ad
dress in the chapel of the Graded
School building, Friday evening, Dec.
12th. Patrons and friends of the school
are cordially invited to come.
Bread and Bread Making.
Prof. Wiley, of the Agricultural De
partment at Washiogton in an article
on "Bread and Bread Making," says
"the nutritive value of wheat Hour de
pends largely upon the character of
the milling." The'most scientifically
milieu hour is *'<jilfton" made at Brans
ford Mills, Owensboro, Ky. "Insist on
your grocer sonding it to you .
0. E. GRAY.
1st Ward?E. W. Martin.
2nd Ward?John Y. Garlington.
3rd W?rd?Dr. T. 0. Lucas. *
4th Ward?Clarence Babb.
5th Ward?Dr. G. 0. Albrlgnt.
6th Ward-W. JX. Rlchey.
Cures Cancer and Blood Poison.
If you have blood poison producing
eruptions, pimples, ulcer;, swollen
glandc, bumps and risings, burning,
Itching skin, copper-colored spots or
rash on the skint mucous patches in
mouth or ts?*oat, falling hair, bone
pains, old rheumatism or foul catarrh,
take Batonlo Blood Balm (B. B. B.) It
kills the poison in the blood ; oures all
sores, eruptions hea', hard swellings
subside, aches and pains stop and
perfect cure is made of tho worst cases
of Blood Poleon.
For cancers, tumors, swellings, eat
ing sores, ugly ulcers, persistent pim
ples of all kinds, tike B. B. B. It de
stroys the cancer poison in the blood,
heals cancer of all kinds, eures the
worst humors or suppurating swell
ings. Thousands cured by B. B. B. af
ter all else falls. B. B. B. is composed
of pure botanic ingredients. Improves
the digestion, makes the blood pure
and rieh, stops the awful itching and
all sharp, shooting pains. Thoroughly
tented for thirty years. Druggists $1
per bottle, with complete directions
home oure. Sample free and prepaid
by writing Blood Balm Co., Atlanta,
Ua. Describe trouble and free medical
advice also seht in seated letter. Sold
In Laurcns by B. F. Posey.
MONEY TO LOAN
On improved farms. Long time.
Jasy payments.. Small cost. N<
mission. Apply to
CD. Barkhpale, Atty , i
Laurens, S. C.
Easy4 payments. Small cost. No com
June 24th, 1902?3m.
For Infants and Children, j
f he Kind You Have Always Bough)
Excellent Ideas on Educa
Big Meeting of the Teach
ers on Saturday.
Several Timely Speeches?Paper Head
by Mrs. McSwaln of Cross Hill?
State Supt. of Education J. J. Mc
Mahan gave a Qne address in the City
Sohool Chapel Friday night to the
friends of Education. It was an able
speech well delivered, and free of the
stale notions that often make educa
tional speeohes a burden to their hoar
ers. Mr. McMahan spoke of compul
sory education, saying that it was sure
to come, that public sentiment was
growing rapidly In its favor.
Saturday theoounty teaohers associa
tion met and Mr. McMahan addressed
them. Ho spoke of the advisability of
eaoh county having a central school
whore advanced boys and girls could
be taught,espeoially in Industrial train
Supt. Brooks presided. Mrs. Mac
Swain of Cross Hill read a thoughtful
paper on history and geography as
correlated studies and good talks were
made by Messrs. B. L. Jones and T. J.
Talk is cheap but if you see what our
buyers "scooped" you will thiuk that
our prices on reliable merchandise is
as cheap. Come quick.'
Davis, Roper & Co.
It will pay you to come in and select
your Christmas goods. Ours is tho most
complete line to be found in the city,
consisting of cut glass, fancy ehiua,
lounges, fancy mirrors, photo frames,
pictures, rugs, rockers, dressing ta
bles, ladles desks, carving sets, silvor
goods and quantities of other beautiful
goods suitable for presents.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Our buyer has just returned from
Baltlmoro and Now York whore ho
picked up some big values that you
can't afford to pass.
Davis, Roper &Co.
Give us your subscription to maga
zines for next year.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Big job In mens' high-grade clothing
underbought. Will under sell. Now
is your chance'
Davis, Roper & Co.
That new line of Jardinieres that we
have just received are the cheapest wo
have ever shown. All in the latest do
signs and colors. A pair of those would
make a nico present for your friend.
S. M. &E. H. Wilkes.
We have more of that 33} all wool
Jeans 25 cents.
Davis, Roper & Co.
We are now showing the largest as
sortment on our mammoth ten cent
counter ever seen. It will pay you to
look through it while in the city. You
will find goods in crockery, glass, china,
tinware and fancy goods for the Christ
mas days that are well worth 25 conts
and they all go at 10 cents.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Jackets, Suits and shirts at prices
that will simply astonish you.
Davis, Roper & Co
Just received a case of the celebrat
ed Elkln Blankets. Price will please.
Do not send off for books, as wo will
have in a few days a complete line.
Palmotto Drug Co.
Big line Boy's Clothing at prices to
suit. Special values at 08 cents to
A well selected stock of holiday books
can be found at Palmotto Drug Co.
Flinch 1 Flinch I Have you seen
Flinch? Come to us if you want Flinch.
New goods arriving dally at Davis,
Roper Sc Co.
An English traveler who has visited
every nation In the world Is authority
for the statement that one food Is uni
versal throughout all countries. "There
is not n part of the world," ho says,
"Where you cannot get an egg." Whllo
In western China, however, he at first
bad somo difficulty in getting even
eggs. The natives could not understand
him and refused to recognizo the pic*
tures he drew an pictures of eggs. "The
way -1 got out of the difficulty/* be
adds, "was that I squatted down on
my haunches, flapped my wings and
cock-o-doodle-doo'd until the entire na
tion grasped what I wanted, nnd l wlAf
simply provided with hundreds Of
Good n? HI* Word.
Mortified Bridegroom?You told me
your father's wedding present would
be a cheek for four figures.
Blushing Bride-Well. Isn't $11.80
four llgurest-Chlcngo Tribune.
On Wednesday, December 10th, 1902,
1, Amanda Finley, will soil to the high
est-Bidder: One cow, one horse, one
mule, one one-horse wagon, one two*
horse wagon, one buggy, one nhaoton,
one hundred bushels of corn, five hun
dred and sixteen bundles of fodder,
oneioart and farming lmpllmeuts at my
*?v, 20% 1902-2U
EWS OF THE WORLD.
Roosovolt, it sooius, has gone back
on his colored friend Crum and will
not appoint him collector of tho port of
GOING TO CHESTER.
Mr. 0. L. Ciinulngham to Change His
Mr. Oscar L. Cunningham and family
of this county oxpect to leave for Ches
ter County in n fow days where Mr.
Cunningham will have charge of a
largo plantation belonging to Rev. Mr
Estes of this city.
Mr Cunningham's namo bad been
prominently mentioned in connection
with tho appointment of chiof dispen
sary constable in this part of tho state
und it was not unlikely that he would
have obtained it, as bo mado a good re
cord when ho was constablo formerly.
He will now, however, not bo an appli
Air. Cunningham's leaving tho county
will bo regretted by many friends.
Not the Exumplc lie Inspected.
The master of n Glasgow school was
presiding over the reading lesson jtfhen
the child, whose turn It was to read,
Came across the word "hireling."
"What Is a 'hireling?*" asked the
Tho boy thought for a moment or
two and then replied, "I don't know."
The Question wan next propounded to
the entire class, with n llko result
The master then explained tho mean
ing of tho word as lucidly as he could
and at the conclusion of his explana
tion repeated the question.
"Pleneo, sir," replied tho boy ad
dressed, "you're a hireling; you're paid
to teach us."?Scottish American.
White Snake Soap.
Thero is a legend to the effect that
long ngo a man named Ramsay of
Banff, Scotland, having boiled down a
whlto snake and accidentally swal
lowed a drop of the Soup, against
which he had been warned ns poison
ous, found himself endowed with tho
power of seeing through the people ho
met This unusual opportunity for
diagnosis established his reputation
and fortune as a physician.
| TU HOIK; II SOUTH CAROLINA. ?
Hon. C. J. C. Hutson, clork of tho
United States district court, died last
G...I. Cunningham, Unitod States
Marshal for South Carolina diod in
Charloston Saturday. Ho was formerly
post master of Charleston aud mayor
in Radical times.
There will be a King and a Queen at
the Carnival?Rip-roaring royalty, 15th
COTTON MILL STOCKS.
Prices Quoted by Alester G. Furman,
Broker, Greenville, S. C, Nov. 0.
Abbeville Cotton Mill.
Arkwright Mills. 119
Belton Mills. ?!)
Clinton M'f'g Co.,. 12(1
Darlington M'f'g Co,. 80
Enoree M'f'g Co.,. 88
Greenwood Cotton Mill,.. 99
Laurens Cotton Mills. .... 155
Nowberry Cotton Mills, .. 118
Pacolet M'f'g Co. 190
Union Cotton Mills.149
Executor's Land Sale.
By virtiue of power vested in mo by
the last will and testament of James H.
Shell, deceased, I will sell at public
outcry abjLaurens 0. II. S. C, within
the legal hours of sale on salesday in
January 1903, being the 5th day of tho
month, all that parcel or tract of land,
situate In Dial Township, Laurens
County, S. C, containing ninety-eight
(98) acres, more or less, bounded by
lands of A. C. Watson, Estate of B. F.
Garrett, deceased, J. R. Culbertson, W.
A. Putman and others.
Terms of Sale?Cash. If the pur
chaser fails to comply with the terms
of sale, the premises to be re-sold at
his risk oh tho same or some subsequent
salesday. Purchaser to pay for papers.
Also at tho same lime and plaoe, and
on the same terms.
Three shares stock of Tho Bank of
Laurens, having a par value of one
hundred dollars per share.
Two shares of siock Gray Court Cot
ton OH Mill Co., having a par value of
lif-y dollars per share.
E. T. Shell,
Dec. 1, 1902-4t.
% A A A AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA A A A A A A Ai
AiV OLD FAVORITE
By ThomtKi Dunn Engltih
THOMAS DUNN ENQX-I8H was born In Philadelphia
June 20, 1819, and died a few month* Ago nt Ncwurk,
N. J?. IIo wan a graduate of the medical department
of the University of Pennsylvania, but he practiced
only a fow yeura, changing to the law. Me wan ad
mitted to the bar In 1K42. He later practiced medicine
.In Newnrk, but served In oongTeaa from 1891 to 1K96.
Although Dr. Kngllah la beat known aa the Author of
"Ben Holt," It in aald that ho himaelf preferred aomo,
of hla other poema.
ON'T you remember sweet Alice, Ben Bolt??
Sweet Allee whose liair wns so brown,
Who wept with delight when you gave her a SJUilC,
And trembled with fear nt your frown?
In the old church-yard in the volley," Ben Bolt,
In a corner obscure and alone,
They ufiVe filled a stub of the granite so gruy?
And Alice lies under the stone. .''
Under the hickory tree, Ben Bolt, ' i.ft
Which stood nt the foot of the hill, '\ '>i> -
Together we've lain in the noonday Blyido, *^ ?v
And listened to Appleton's mill.
The mill-wheel has fallen to pieces, Ben Bolt",
The rafters have tumbled In,
And a quiet which crawls round the walls us you gaze
IIa? followed tin- olden din.
Do you mind of the cabin of logs, Ben Bolt,
At the edge of the pathless wood,
And the button-ball tree with Us motley limbs, ' *?
Which nigh by the doorstep stood? ' * . ?.
The cabin ;o ruin has gone, Ben Bolt, * ^
The tree you would seek for In vnlu; \ '
And tvhere once the lords of the forest waved '? *.
Are grass and the golden grain. *'??
And don't you remember the school, Ben Bolt; J3j..
With the master so cruel and grim, Tr^"*-?
And the shaded nook in the running brook . CV<.
Wlicro the children went to swim? . *T ?.
Grass grows on the master's grave, Ben Bolt, N "iJ"
The spring of the brook is dry, j \
And of all the boys wi o were schoolmates then jy.
There are only you and I. i,''
There is change in .the things I loved, Ben Bolt,
They have chnnged from the old to the new;
But I feel In the deeps of my spirit the truth,
There never wns change in yea.
Twelvemonths twenty have parsed, Ben Bolt,
Since first we were friends- yet I hall
Your presence a blessing, your friendship a truth*,
Ben Bolt of the salt-sea gale.
IT W '?7 *?V v aV y ti' '' ft f' 1 i' 'nt ' MfaTJtt \mi 'M mmi mmi 'mm mU mmi mm mm* mmi 1
your Fall SOWING?
Wo Hiivo F111! Stock of
Wheat, Barley, Rye,Vetch,,
Rape, Red, Crimson
and Burr Clover. $
Borr Clover Is the unsurpassed
Winter pasturage. Try It. e4i
CompleteLine of ?hideHakerrfSupplies ^
tJkW We sell Mason's, half Oallon*, Fruit Jar* at 73 cents per
(KENNEDY BROS. |
? It /on.
Jas. 1?. Carey, of Pickens,
E(JUITY TniS WEEK.
Jury Cases tho Last Two
A. Congested Civil Docket will bo Clear
ed at This Extra Term-Gentle
men of tho Jury.
The snocial term of the Court of Com
mon Pleas, ordered by the Governor,
upon recommendation of the members
of tho local bar, convened Monday
morning at ten 'oclock. Mr. Jas. P.
Carey, a prominent lawyer of Pickens,
is presiding. Tho tirst week's business
is limited strictly to Equity cases.
Consequently there are no Jurors
in attendance. However, the second
and third wooks of this special term
will be devoted cbfefly to the trial of
jury cases. Mr. L. L. Motte, Court
Stenographer, was here In attendance
when court convened, but there being
no testimony to bo taken this week ho
was excused. The proceedings up-to
date with tho exception of a few orders
granted in other cases than those men
tioned below havo been as follows;
J. C. Hutchison, Plaintiff, against
Mamie Fuller, Defendant was heard
and argued, but his Honor reserved
In tho case of Sullivan Hardware
Company against M. D. Putman heard
also, a decision was rendered in favor
of the plaintiff.
Robertson vs Dean was called yes
terday afternoon and entered into.
The following jurors were drawn last
Tuesday to servo at tho Bpeoial term of
Court to convene on the 8th ultimo :
George H Seibert, T N Barksdale,
R L Meirs, B C Burns,
B L King, B C Crisp,
S E Hunter, E G'Simpson,
C O Young, John W Beeks,
T R DeShTelds, F M Lonnon,
W B Harmon, W F Medlock,
W P Thomnson, J D Chanev,
J F Ma-men, Geo. W Young,
C A Pully, R H Hudgens,
E R Power, J F Whitmire,
John C Williams, D B Babo,
C F Cheek, John J Riddlo,
Mose Madden, W D Winn,
W B Garrett, Thos Halton, jr.
C E Gray, T F Bailey,
David Burnside, TR Johnson,
J W Bagwell, E A Pitta.
SECOND WKEK JURORS.
F. L. Bramlett, H. B. Kennedy, W.
M. Myers, F. M. Smith, J. Y. Gary, J.
L. Swink, J. Rhett Fuller, M. L. Cope-1
land, R. Z. Wright, R. H. Young, Jno.
A. Armstrong, J. D. Owings, T. J.
Sullivan, T. E. McCullough, H. L.
Baldwin, J. R. Leak, Percy W. Fergu
son, A. Y. Thompson, J. H. Coloman,
H. B. Stewart, M. L. Patterson, I. W.
Adalr, W. H. Ball, Geo. L. Willis, L.
S Bolt, J. Rlchey Copeland, J. E.
Phllpot, Jno. C. Daniel, H. P. Fuller,
Geo. F. Dorroh, R. B. Ferguson, D, R.
Crawford, Charley Noffz, J. W. Horton,
L. P. Benjamin; Jno. A. Smith.
FOILS A DEADLY ATTACK.
"My wife was so ill that good physi
cians were unablo to help her," writes
M. M. Austin, ol Winchester, Ind., but
was complotely cured by Dr. King's
New Life Pills." They work wonders
In stomach and liver troubles. Cures
constipation, sick headache. 25 cents
at Palmetto Drug Co. and Laurens
State of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
In Court of Common Pleas.
J. C. Moon and Isabella Manley Plain
tiffs, against Sarah Henderson, Henry
Young Spoon and his heirs, names
and residences unknown, Lulu Smith,
Viney Spoon, Isabo Spoon, Mil
ujta Spoon, William Spoon, Pres
ton E, Spoon, James D. .Si>oon, Ora L.
T?te, Leo Spoon, Hamp Spoon, M'ar
garet Spoon, Francis Spoon and L. C.
Dorroh, as Administrator of Lucinda
Wadio Hill, Defendants.?Summons
for Reliof.? (Complaint not Served.)
To the Defendants above named .
You aro hereby summoned and re
quired to answer tho complant in this
action, which was on November 2!?th
11)02, filed in the office of tho Clerk of j
tho Court of Common Pleas, for the |
said County, and to servo a copy of your
answer to tho said. complaint on the
subscriber at his office at Laurons C. j
H., South Carolina, within twenty days
aftor tho service hereof, exclusive of |
the day of such service; and If you fail
to answer the complaint within tho
time aforesaid, the Plaintiff in this ac
tion will apply to the Court for tho re
liof demandod In the complaint.
Dated Nov. 29th A. D.
Jno. F. BOLt,
b. o. c. p.
F. P. MoQowan,
Dec. 2, 1902?6t.
or parsonage or institution support
ed by voluntary contribution will be
given a liberal quantity of the Long? j
man & Martinez Paints whenever |
Notk:? This has been our custom
for twenty-seven .years; any building
not satisfactorily painted , will be re
painted at our expense; about one gal
lon of Llnseod Oil to be added to every
gallon of gallon of paint to make ready
for use; it's mixed in two minutes, and
cost of the paint thereby mado lets in
price than any nthor. Yearly product
over one mllllojj gallons.
- * xmgman & Martinez,
Sole Agents AV. L. ?oyd, Laurons, S.
0.;J. O. Hutchinson. Gross Hill. S.C.
Bird bunting Is tbe order of the day.
Farmers are learning from sad ex
perience that all ( >tton is a back num
ber. We have been in different locali
ties of this County and find that the
farming class has at last waked up at
the high price of corn and bacon and
moro grain and hogs are in a fine pros
pect and the country seoms to be get
ting In better shape. All of our neigh
bors have from one to five hogs to
kill and plenty of corn for another year.
The farmers are In a rush to get
through sowing wheat and oats by the
Wo are "tickled to death" with our
mall route. Mr. A. B. Crisp is our
chief carrier and la always on time. Mr.
Crisp says he would not give his route
for any in the State as it is so ploasant
for him to take the rounds every morn
ing. We think that Mr. B. A. Whar
ton could have said the same thing fif
teen years ago, so we are glad to know
that Mr. Crisp Is so woll ploased with
the people of his route.
J. D. W. Watts, B. A. Wharton and
Jim Wade Hill spent last Saturday and
hunted birds with J, T' A. Hallow. It
certainly tries the nerve of any man to
kill or claim as many birds as Capt.
Wharton. This Is J. T. A. Ballew's
final notice to all hunters when the
blrda and rabbits get in hunting order
that all of his frlonds are respectfully
Invited to hunt without further notice.
He says when ho first remembers see
ing light ho saw birds, and after he is
gono to answer the roll call there will
be birds hero still.
Mrs. Ballew entertained a few friends
last Thursday evening.
Misses Jennie Wallace and Bessie
Wharton are visiting the latter's aunt,
Mrs. Mattle Robertson of Columbia
Is spending sometime with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Teaguo.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Teague spent last
Sunday with Mrs. Toague's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. James Hudgens.
J. T. A. Ballow and good lady spe-t
last Sunday at Mountville with B. A.
Wharton and family.
Mr . T. S. Teague Is Improving, bu4,
very slowly we are sorry to say .
Mr. Edwin Milam will soon havo his
now residence finished which adds
much to his place.
Mrs- Motes of Mountville spent last
week with her slBters, Mrs. Milam and
Capt. Buck Pasley of High Point
spent*last Sunday with relatives here.
Mr. W. P. Morris Is In Augusta for ?
few days on business.
Mr. E. F. Teaguo says he will try
the street car line In Columbia next
year as money on the farm comes too
slow and but one time a year.
A M1LL1 >N VOICES
Could hardly express the thanks of
Homer Hall, of West Point. Ia. Listen
why: A severe cold had settled on his
lungs, causing a most, obstinate cough.
Several physicians said he had con
sumption, but could not help him.
When all thought he was doomed he
began to use Dr. King's New Discov
ery for Consumption and writes"?It
completely cured me and saved my
life. I now weigh 227 lbs." It's posit
ively guaranteed for Coughs, Colds and
Lung troubles. Price BO cts and $1.00.
Trial bottles free at Laurens Drug Co,
and Palmetto Drug Co.
A I.lttle Too Plain.
She?Ho didn't succeed in convincing
her after all his argument
He?No; he merely made her mad.
"But his explanation was clear."
"Yes, and that's where he mado his
mistake. He told her It was ns 'plain
as tho nose on her faoe.'"?Philadel
Wife Knew Them.
Alderman (who Is planning a polit
ical dinner to his wife)?We will have
a half dozen lobsters?
Wife (Interruptlng)T-Yos, but we can
only seat five?Lfpnincott's.
"All the world's n stage,"
"Yes, and most of u? do nothing else
bat push scenery.' ?Indianapolis News.
THAT COSTS LITTLE.
It keeps time, pleases
the eye and leans Kghty
on the pocket book.
that look like marble, strikes the
hours on a musical gong-bell and
the half hours on a tinkling cup
bell.- is tastefully decorated in
gilt scrolls, and has a face that
reflects the beauty- and worth of
the movement behind it.
ONLY $4900 REMEMBER
We have some $2.50 to $25.00.
Call and see them and get your
choice before the line it> broken.
A Unique and
Jewelers and Opticians.
Report of Laurens Daugh
ters of Coufodoracy.
MUCH GOOD WORK.
Contributions to Many
Protecting: tho Memories of the South,
crn Cause?A Monument In Lnu
reii8 Is Projected.
The report below of Mrs. James Far
row, president of the Laurens Chapter,
Daughters of the Confederacy, was
prosented at Anderson last woek.
Mrs. J. It. Nolan represented tho
Chapter at tho meeting.
Our annual report will show plenty
of hard work, some results satisfactory
others though not realized, yet vivified
with hope of consummation. Union
makes our efforts Invlnolblo, for an ev
er ready hearty response meets all de
mands for the expansion which is so es
sential for the preservation of our As
A Thanksgiving ottering to our Vet
erans, in the County Home, 48 calen
dars sold for tho Davis Memorial fund,
a theatrical entertainmont to raise
money for our Chapter need9, In addi
tion to tho annual membership dues, a
donation of $20.00 to the Wade Hamp
ton equestrian statuo at tho Capital of
our Statu, also $000 to the Davis monu
ment fund, and :16 floral designs sent
to Columbus, Ohio for Memorial Day
there nt tho unveiling of tho Arch to
our dead, erected through the efforts
of Col. Knauss, an ex-Federal officer,
are In tho list of labors of love so far
Soiro of our works not yet consum
mated, but being planned, are the be
stowal of the Southern Crosses of Hon
or, contributions to the Confederate
Bazaar to be held next Spring in Rich
mond, Virginia, and the erection of a
monument to tho Confederate dead of
our country. Last winter we secured
the granite for the base of this monu
Memorial-Day services were hold as
usual by the citizens of our town, as
sisted by the Daughtors. ,A special
feature this year was the singing by
the children of the public school of
Dixie and Maryland, My Maryland !
Attention is called to the lines begin
ning, ?'The despot's heel," of this im
mortal song as compared with tho per
verted copy 8entout by a northern pub
lishing house. Our Confederate graves
are all marked by su,table tablets, thus
preventing confusion at our annual
decoration of Hags and flowers .
We havo meetings every four or six
weeks, subject to the call ol the Presi
dent, besides tho special observance of
Secession Dayo, Lioe's, Jackson's and
Davis' birthdays and henceforth Hamp
Last April we sent a representative
of our Chapter to Daughters' Day at
tho Charleston Exposition.
Wo elected a delegate to the Nation
al Convention at New Orleans, as well
as our prosont representative.
The following Is tho report of our
Number of members, 41. ?
Paid in, November 1001, to Davis
Monument Fund, $0.00.
Paid In June, 1002, to Hampton Mon
ument Fund, $20.00.
Paid In February, 1802, to National
and State dues. $7 00.
Collection of dues for entire year,
Mrs. Ja mks F arrow,
Pres'c Laurons Chapter, U. D. C.
GLENN SPRINGS WATER
Best Remedy for Stomach Troubles.
For sale by Laurons Drug Co., Pal
motto Drug Co., Dr. B. F. Posoy, W.
W. Dodson and J. S. Bennett.
Dr. W. II. DIAL,
No. 110 W. Main St.
Special Attontion (liven Women
Oflice hours In the city from 10 a. m;
to 4 p. m. 'Phono?Residence No. 44.
A NEW LAW FIRM.
The undersigned have this day en
tored Into a partnership for the practice
of law in the Courts of this State, under
tho namo of Simpson & Cooper and will
promptly attend to all buslnoss en
trusted to them.
R. A. CO0PKR.
R. II. Welch.
A. C. Todd.
Johnsone, Wdloh & Todd,
Will Practice in all Courts, State and
F?deral. Oflice, Law Range.
Laurens, S. C.
TAKE notice that on the 20th day of
December 1902, I will render a final ac
count of my acts and doings as Ad
ministrator of the estate of I, G. Lowe
deceased, in the OHico ol Judge of
Probate for Laurens County, at 11
o'clock, a. m, and on the same *ete
will apply for a final discharge from
ray trust as Administrator.
All persons having demands against
said oatato will please present them on
or before that day, proven and authen
ticated, or be forover barred.