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White Man Took Animal from Dr. J.
, B. Westmoreland.
Last weok a while man obtainod em
ployment with Dr. J. R. Westmorland
who lives noar here. Saturday he
mounted one of bis employer's horses,
rode it to, town and sold it to Mr.
Claude Fuller for $35. Mr. Fuller had
never seen the horse before. The man
immediately afterwards left town. He
was seen in Clinton later and took a
train for Atlanta. He is thought to
have come hero with tho Lnyton Carni
val Company. Ho Is said to havo ap
peared about 35 years old, had rod
luouktaoho and wore a white hat
and leather loggings.
FOILS A DEADLY ATTACK.
"My wife was so ill that good physi
cians were unablo to help her," writes
Mi M . Austin, ot Winchester, Ind., but
was completely cured by Dr. King's
Now Life Pills." They work wonders
in stomach and liver troubles. OureB
constipation, sick headaohe. 25 cents
at Palmetto Drug Co. and Laurens
Ask Chief Hughes about "Fewer
gallons; wears longer."
This is to advertise the fact that The
Advertisbh will be glad to have all its
subscribers who owe anything for sub
scriptions to call in and pay up.
They can pay at this season if they
ever can pay. Moet of the subscribers
of The Advertiser are people who do
Of course bills will be Scut out as
usual. But it costs about three cents
to send out one bill?not counting the
labor. Three per cent on one dollar is
a good deal of money.
As Thk Advertiser has said, it is
difficult to print a paper at 91. a year,?
it requires the hardest kind of saving
Therefore it is hoped that Advkrtiser
subscribers will not need another re
cu^st and will make it a point to Bettle
now without waiting for bills,
Ask your druggist about "Fewer
gallons; wears longer."
Half a cent buys enough
for Two Coats on one
square foot of surface.
Don't you need a new rug, drugget,
oarpot or matting to make your room
comfortable for this eold weatber?
Come and take a look and get our
8. M. & E. H. Wilkos.
Largest variety and all of the best at
Laurens Cotton Mill Store.
If you are thinking of adding some
thing to the dining room call and in
Kuect our line of china closets and
? Ideboards showu in great variety.
Prices to please you.
B. M. & E. H. Wllkes,
Nothing adds more to the appear
anco of a home than a nice hall rack.
We have them highly polished, beau
tiful flashed quartered oak, all shapes.
Prices to suit you. Will take pleasure
in showing them to you.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
This is the store for January shop
pers. Full line on hand of heaters,
f[rote?, coal vases, shovels and tongs
in sets or separate) scuttles, selves and
8. M. & E. H. Wilkcs.
Start the now year off by buying a
Buck's Cook Stove or Range, nothing
bettor, none as cheap. Full lino of sam
ples to select from. Evory one sold on
an iron clad guarantee.
S . M. & E. H. Wilkos.
NOTICE STOCKHOLDERS MEETING)
The regular annual mooting of the
shareholders in The National Dank of
Laurens S. <',, for the eleetlon of Di
rectors will be held at their Banking
IIouso on Tuesday, January 13, 1903.
JNO. A. BARKSDAJ..E,
Executor's Land Sale.
By virtue of power vested in me by
the last will and testament of James H.
Shell, deceased*, I will veil at public
outoiy at Laurens 0. H. S. C, within
the logal hours of sale on salesday in
January 1903, being the 5th day of the
month, all that parcel or traot of land,
situate in Dial Township, Laurens
County, 8. C, containing ninety-eight
98) acres, more or les<?, bounded by
ands of A. C. Watson. Estate of B. P.
Garrett, deceased, J. H. Culbertson, W.
A. Putman and others.
Terms of 8ale?Cash. If the pur
chaser fails to comply with the term*;
of sale, the premises to be re-sold at
his risk on the same or somesubsequent
salesday. Purchaser to pay for papers.
Also at the same time and plaoc, and
on the same terms.
Three shares stock of The Bank of
Laurens, having a par value of one
hundred dollars per sharo.
Two shares of stock Gray Court Cot
ton Oil Mill Co., having a par value of
llfly do'lars per share.
E. T. SHELL,,
Deo. 1, 1902?4t.
(GOING OUT 1
? I thank my many friends and customers for the very X
8liberal patronage given me for the *past ten years, but Q
having other business that requires my time, I have M
Q decided to close out my Dry Goods business, and now ^
SS offer my entire stock of? X
I Twenty Tin! Dollars at Cost to Close Out. I
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Q JLarge line of Dress Goods, Silks, fjaces, Q
S| Embroideries, Notions, Underwear, Millinery, S
Q Cloaks, Hats, Shoes, Clothing, and many other Q
SI goods too numerous to mention. ?
?5 The stock must be sold as soon as possible, and the
A sale is now on. A great opportunity to supply your A
@ wants with seasonable, up-to-date goods at COST. 0
8Entire stock will be sold Spot Cash. No goods on ap- A
H proval. Yours respectfully, S
8 0. E. Simmons. 8
fi J LAURBNS. ?. O. ^
Helpful Hints for
are hero in seemingly endless array.
We havo prepared for. unusually large sales by laying in
now goods,, and to brighten holiday buying, havo marked them
all at extraordinary low prices.
A Suit as a Gift.
A particularly good gift for tho boys. Better s.Ulh t is a j
"Alintor" suit, livery boy looks upon a "Minter" suit of ?? >tbes
as something fino, something better than the ordinary 1 ero 8
I more style, more dash and snap to it?raoro wear. I
3? Suits with Doublo Breasted Coat, knee pants, $2.0" to
Young Men's Suits, ages from 15 to 19 years, 3.50 to $10.00.
Mon's Suits, $5.00 to $15.00.
Overcoats wltri as much smartness as fashionable' tailors'
can cut and sew Into aa Overcoat. $5 00 to $10.00.
Young Mon's Overcoats, $8.50 to $7.50.
? A vish to tho storo will give you an excellent idoa of just
how well wo can holp you select your gifts.
Why not buy oarly, and avoid the crowds of the last d*vys
Wo are ready for you now.
J. E. MINTER & BRO.,
Leaders of Low Prices
JSC KENNEDY BROS.
ggf Is Headquarters for
Fruit? and Candies and Confections,
fgggy Our Groceries, Canned Goods and Eatables
tfflfltOf all Kinds arc Reliable, which the People Knt?w.
- Therefore we are prepared for a bigger Christmas trade and
with Finer Fruits.'Candies and other things than ever
We are Selling Everything at
We believe in, "living and let live." If we sell lots of
goods at a small profit we will have something to
keep us busy, and in the end make as muoh as
tJie one xvho sells fewer goods at a large
profit. Come and buy from us. We will
Save you floney on
Dry Goods, Clothing and Shoes.
Buy good Winter Shoes from us. We have
Bargains in Blankets*.
See them at/ once ? We have a great, bargain
in Towels. Ask to see them. You will miss
much if you think this notice is none sense
and neglect to come to see.
The McCord Mdse, Ca
LAURENS, S. C.
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Has past and Gone and WE are being Ushered into a New Year
by the Resistless Hand of Time.
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have we striven before the people of Laurens C ounty as Merchants to build a business that would be a credit to ourselves,
a credit to the town and county of Laurens, a store that would command the respect and confidence of the buying
public, a store that would make quality first and price least, a store that honestly represented what
they have sold and always sell BEST GOODS at LOWEST possible PRICES.
Goods that would give satisfaction to buyer. How we have succeeded
along these lines we will leaves the public to judge. Hundreds
of our customers have often expressed themselves as
; being satisfied with our Goods which is
a source of gratification to us.
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<3^Nineteen Hundred and Two^T>
has been the Laigest Year of our Business career and we go forward into the New Year, 1903, with brighter hopes
with greater facilities and more determination to make the biggest year of our existence. We ask
you and everybody to join us in this our
Because wc believe you save money by doing so. For in trading elsewhere you are the greatest loser of the two
Because our facilities for serving you are better than at any time in the past. During the month of January
J? Nothing Sold on Credit 3C
No Goods charged to anyone. So please don't ask us as we use this month for stock-taking, balancing-up.
accounts are due and we ask all who owe us to call at once and settle or arrange same.
Are full of Gratitude for this liberal patronage you have given us in the past and we ask a continuance of the same with
this assurance, that you shall always have the best service that our long experience can give you.
Wishing all of you a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Wc arc your friends,
Davis, Roper & Co.,
Laurens' Greatest Store.
We will have Some
thing that will do
Turn Over a New Leaf
Furnish-up your home complete. Furni
ture, Carpets , Curtains , Draperies, Stoves,
Clocks, Pictures, Statuary and Kitchen Furniture
are all needed to fit-out your little home and
you can get them at Wilkes for a very
The Latest Styles for the
Take a Chair
as an index to our complete
assortments. Wc pick the best
built Furniture from the best
Furniture Factories. See our
New Year specials.