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Sule of Goldville Manu
The James Place Bought,
by Mrs. M. E. Browning.
It was Stated that the Mill will be
Operated as Usual for the Pres
ent?Who Were Here.
The Goldville Manufacturing Com
pany's plant, including the 5,000 spin
dle yarn mill, ginnory, oil mill and cot
tages loeatod on a 119 acre tract of laud
at Go dvllle and tho James Place, con
taining 1,305 acres, were sold at public
auction by Special Mastor C. O. Feath
crstone Monday and brought an aggre
gate of *<i2,500.
The James place was bought by Mrs.
M IS. Browning of Groonvillo, daugh
ter of Mr. J . S. Dlnlock, for ?3,600.
The spinning plaut and other prop
erty advertised brought $49,000 and was
bid in by W. C. Millor, lawyer of Char
leston, agont for the bond holders.
There is a bonded indebtedness of some
thing over *<><>,000.
A number of lawyers interested for
one or anothor of the parties attonded
tho sale, among them Messrs. George
Johnstone of Nowberry, W. H. Lyles
and vir. Robertson of Columbia and Mr.
Miller of Charleston.
It is stated that the yarn mill will be
operated as usual and without change
for the present.
(JKEENW00D TO HAVE A COLLEGE.
Tho Williamston Institution Will Be
Moved at Once.
The Williamston Female College
will be moved to Greenwood. Green
wood will furnish the college a build
ing and tho equipment of the plant at
Williamston will bo moved to Green
wood. The col'ege how has 105 board
i .g students. A vote of tho students
was aken and 75 per cent said they
would go with the college to Green
Greenwood deserves great credit for
getting this college after failing to get
tho Columbia College. There is a les
son for Laurens in what Greenwood has
dono. It is safely predicted that the
now college in Greenwood will be a
great institution, and the college in
Columbia will have all It can do to
compote with this school?with such a
town as Greenwood behind it.
Organization of the New Bank at Foun
tain Inn Effected.
The Bank of Fountain Inn has been
organized by the eleotion of the fol
lowing officers: D, M. Garrett, Presi
dent; J. F. S'oao, Vice-President; R.
W. Davis, oashier. Directors: J. F.
Sloan, R. L. Graham, Dr. H. L. Shaw,
H. J EUynesworth, Dr. J. R. Ander
son and D. M. Garrett. Tho capital
stock is $15,000.
The bank has already commenced
business. The officers and board of di
rectors are successful business men
and the new institution has every prom
ise of success. As has already been
stated, Mr. Davis is a Laurens man.
Mr. Sloan Is also a resident of Lau
ren- Couaty. He is a leading farmer
and highly respected citizen. Thus
Laurens has two of the bank oftlcers.
WOULDN'T TRADE BY LETTER.
Laurens Farmer Refused to Trust to
Black and White in a Horse Trade.
Tho letter printed below was re
cently sent by a farmer who lives near
here to a gentleman at Slmpsonville.
A copy of the letter accidentally fell
Into the hands of Tnic Advertiser.
The letter may introduce some im
proved notions in tho mule trading
business, hence It is given to the pub
lic without the knowledge or consent of
"Dear Sir:? .
"Your letter received. I had rath*
er you would come down and look at
the mules, as you know it is impossible
for a man to tell tho truth in a horse
trade and I would rather not put any
thing on paper. It might-be that I
would want to deny it sometime. I will
tell you as near the truth when you
come down as I consistently can to
make the trade.
What It Means*
Wo'ro tired of answering questions!
"Fewer Gallons; Wears Longer"
means that you don't bave to paint
your houso eo often, and you don't
have to use sp mach paint. Costs less
for the job, and you don't have to do
the job so often.
The new paint is no' new at all. It's
the biggest selling paint in the United
States, and the firm that makes it is
149 years old.
Dovoe Lead and Zinc?fewer gallons
than mixed paints, wears twice as long
as lead and oil.
ONE CENT A WORD.
Mr. W. P. Garrett, the artist of this
city has been awarded a Free Tuition
Contract by tho Correspondence Inst
itute of America, vferanton, Pa. This
contract entitlos the holder to a free
mail course in either Illustrating, Advt
Writing, Journalism, Proofreading,
Book-keeping, Stenography, Practical
Electricity or Electrical Engineering.
As Mr. Garrett already had one ol
these contracts he will be glad to trans
fer the extra one to any person who is
WANTKD?Salesman and Collector
the binger Manufacturing Co., at
irons, S. O. Adress me at Green
8. O. Good contract. W. W.
ITED ? FAITHFUL PERSON
?1 for well established bouse in
juntles, calling on retail nv}7
ad agent*. Local terrltWy.
L.024 a year and expenses,
19.70 a week In cash and ex
iranced. Position permanent,
locessfol and ruth I ng. Stand
334 Dearborn St.; Chicago.
AMONG OUR FBIENDS.
Mr. Ellwood Dillard is now In Spar
tanburg at Converge Business College.
Miss Meta Sullivan has returned
Mre. T. F. Simpson visited Mr. and
Mrs. A. W. Anderson In Augusta last
Miss M*ry Boyd delightfully enter
tained the Mystic Club last Thursday
Miss Rosa Hart of Cokosbury is vis
iting her sisters, Mre. W. O. Babb and
Mra. W. R Riohoy.
Mr; John D Bowen and little daugh
ter visited Mr. Bowen's mother, Mrs.
Mary Bowen, last week. Mr. Bowon is
now a conductor on the Southern, run
ning betwoen Charlotte and Savannah.
.8ee Mr. Huff's Advertisement.
Attention is called to the advertise
ment of A. Huff who soils tho Virginia
Carolina Chemtoal fertilizers. The va.
rious brands of this company are well
kuown. Mr. Huff will be glad to see or
hear from his friends with regard to
To Be Married.
At 4.30 in the afternoon of Jan. 2i,
Mr. CM. Mlllor of this city and Miss
Eloiso Wright will be married at Lis
bon. Miss Wright is tho daughtor of
Mr. and Mra. John N. Wright. Rela
tives and a few Intltnato friends will be
Mr. Hillary Mosoley Head.
Mr. Hillary Moseloy died last Wed
nesday and was burled in tho olty cem
etery Thursday. Mr. Mosoley served
In the War between the States in Co.
A of tho Third S. C. Regiment. He
won a reputation as a fearless fighter
and came out of the war badly shot
up. He gave tho.best of his life to his
country and died poor. But ho was a
gallant soldier and did his duty.
Only Two Weeks Remain.
After the 31st of this month the op
portunity to obtain the Twice A Week
News and Courier and The Adver
tiser at one price will end. This Is
tho best opportuolty over given the
people of Laurena to got cheap news
papers. It Is probable that no such op
portunity will bo given again. Those
who desire to take advantage of It must
Mr. Ropor Ite-elected.
Palmetto Lodge, No. 19, A. F. M.,
has re-elected Mr. C. H. Roper wor
shipful master. It will bo remembered
that Mr. Roper declined re-eloctiou and
Mr. N. B. Dial was elected but Mr.
Dial declined on account of pressure of
other engagements. Mr. Roper then
reconsidered and on last Friday night
was re-elected. Mr. R. E. Babb was
elected sonlor warden.
Mrs. Julia McGowan and her son,
Paymaster Sam McGowan, of the U. S.
Navy, visited Mr. and Mre. Frank Mc
Gowan last week. It was Paymaster
McGowan's first visit to his native
home in about 20 years, and Mrs. Mc
Gowan had not vlsl?od Laurens in a
long time. Both were warmly wel
comed by their old friends. From hero
they went to Cross Hill to visit rela
tives. Paymaster McGowan, who has
lately been on the battleship Alabama,
has beon detailed for service in New
The Bishop Preached.
Bishop Wallace W. Duncan of Spar
tanburg filled tho pulpit of the First
Methodist church Sunday evening and
preached, as ho always does, an elo
quent sermon. Ho was expected to
preach on Sunday morning but on ac
count of the sovorety of the weather
the service was not held. The Bishop
was accompanied to Laurens by Mrs.
Duncan and while hero thoy wore the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. William E.
MR. KNIGHT ASSIGNS.
Liabilities and Assets Both Small -M.
A. Knight the Assignee.
Last Saturday, Mr. W. S. Knight,
the grocer, made an assignment to M.
A. Knight for tho benefit of his credi
tors. No schedule of assets and liabili
ties was filed with the assignment but
It is understood that both are small.
Mr. Knight had been conducting a
small grocery business for soveral years.
There are no preforred creditors. Mr.
Knight is a man of fine character and
his business roverso is much regretted.
MR. JOEL WEATHERS DEAD.
Respected Cltltst . Passed Away on Last
Mr. Joel Weathers, a highly re
spected citizen and farmer, who lived
north of the cit^ in the neighborhood
of Gray Court, died Saturday night. He
leaves a wife and soveral ehildren. Mr.
Weathers was a useful man who stood
well in his community and his bereaved
relatives have the sympathy of a large
number of friends.
Buy a Buok's Stove Why? Because
they are made of the very best iron,
have the white enamel ovens and doors,
thereby re'alolng the heat, causing it
to cook quicker with abbot hilf us
much wood as any other stovo .
8. M. & E. II. Wi kes.
Ask to see our No. B 236 China Din
, nor Set, beautifully decorated, con
sisting of one hundred plooes for only
I 8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
We still have a few more of those 98
. cents hall lamps, with wrought iron
frames and shados in different colors,
S. M. A E. H. Wilkes,
We have io stock a complete line of
solid oak, well-finished wardrobes at
prices that will be to your interest to
see them before buying.
S. M. <fc.E. B. Wilkes.
Wo have a so'id car of Mason's Poroe
laln-Mned, maohine-made Fruit Jars on
the road. Will be glad to quote whole
sale prices for immediate delivery.
' S. M. A BJ. H.' Wilkes.
Changes in the County Of
SOME GOOD WORK.
Roads in Better Condition
Mew Supervisor a Man or Ability?
Will be Assisted by Strong Com*
Supervisor Jas. 8. Druuimond Is pre
paring to turn over to bis successor, H.
B, Humbert, the office of county super
Tho retiring eounty commissioners
ars Messrs. A. W. siras and W. J.
Henry, who will be succeeded by
Messrs. John H. Hunter and Messer
During the administration of Mr.
Drummond many improvements of last
ing good have been made in all parts of
the county. The roads and bridges are
in better condition as a whole perhaps
than in a number of years. The chain*
gang force has been employed every
day on the roads and bridges In a most
efficient manner. The gang averages
about 40, divided into two squads. At
present they are cutting a new road
from Dr. Barksdale's place two miles
above town on tho Greenville road
across to tho Watts mills site.
Messrs. Drummond, Culbertson and
Prior have been the captains of tho
squads for tho past year or so. Mr. J. i
D. Mock is clerk to the board of com
missioners; Miss Jane Starns matron of
the county homo; Dr. B. F. Godfrey,
county physician; Simpson & Cooper,
The now supervisor and the com mis- j
sloners will probably toko charge of tho
office this week. The supervisor and
one of tho commissioners, Mr. Hnnter,
aro young men who have never held of-1
lice before, but are energetic, practical
business men. Mr. Babb, the other
commissioner, was for several years
county treasurer and a gentleman of j
high integrity and business capabili
ties. He resides hero while Messrs.
Hunter and Bumbo rt are rostdents of]
Hunter and Sullivan townships respec
'?TO SANTA CLAUE."
A Cross Hill Teacher's Thanks For a
Dear old Santa Claus, when on your]
You must have skipped none, if you"
visited our school grounds;
For the house was shut up and tho |
stovepipe is small,
How you got in I cannot tell at all.
A small voice from above must have
told you that night
That the gift of a chair for this teacher
would be right.
She walked quite a distance her work j
And occasionally rested on a box?un-|
So promptly heeding the impulse good,
Old Santa, with his friend beside him,
Holding the chair at the school-house]
Waiting for every mouse, even, to leave
When at last all was quiet within,
With the help of his friend he brought j
tbe chair in.
Christmas days past, school time again,
The teacher returning, was just enter
When, 1<>! just before her. right by the I
The nicest, lightest little chair in]
In which she could rest!
? Oh, Santa Claus!" she said, "your]
good doods are many,
But surely this is the very best of any
You have bestowed on unworthy mor
I In your annual visit to our earthly]
May all that is good and pleasant and ]
Bless you each day with a glorious I
And if it is permitted for us to stay
I Will greet you again at the end of the |
0. E. GRAY.
1st Ward?John Y. Garlington.
2nd Ward?E. W. Martin.
3rd Ward?Dr. T. O, Lucas.
4th Ward?Clarence Babb.
5th Ward?Dr. G. O. A1 brigtit.
<Jth Ward?W. R. Richey.
Tbe following are placed in nonlma
tion for Aldermen:
1st Ward?W. P. Obildress.
2nd Ward?W.H. Washington.
8rd Ward?W. A. Watts.
We beg to nominate T. H. Nelson
'or Alderman from Ward 6
I sell the very best Guano Apid and
Meal, cash or on time. Price is right.
Jan. 14?8t. Agent for
Mules and Horses.
The undersigned under the name of
Barkadrle, Franks A Irby will deat
In mulct and horses at Laurens. Stoak
will be kept at Ed Martin's Stable;
rear of Enterprise Bank.
We have received a carload of fine
Kentucky mules and also have a num
ber of good horses on hand. Wo in*
vite the patronage of the people of
i T. N. Barksdale,
Jho. a. Franks,
_W. C. Iftav.
For Infants and Children.
fbe Kind You Have Alwajs Bought
For a Coughed
On Your Chest '
*" Everybody knows that a Porous^
Plaster in the beet remedy ? for a
cough or ? cold, an ache or a pain.*1
Nearly everybody knowe that
REX is the best Porous Plaster.
Try h! The attachment w?l be
L mutual. \
>^ WO? 6 A Li *Y f
Laurens Drug Co*
Imposing an Annual Tax on all Taxa
ble Property In the City or Laurens,
to Raise Supplies for said City,
for Fiscal Tear, Commenc
ing Jan. 1st, 1908.
Section 1. Be it ordained by the
City Council Of Laurons, of the city of
Laurens, that a tax of fifty cents on
every one hundred dollars worth of
the aesessed value a)f all property, real
or personal, not exempt by law from
taxation, tituated within the limits of
the city of Laurens, be and the same is
hereby levied, for corporate purposes,
to defray the current expenses of said
city, for the fiscal year commencing
January 1st, 1003, and to meet such
other Indebtedness as has been con
tracted by said eity for corporate pur
That an additional tax of thirty cents
on every one hundred dollars worth of
the asaessed value of all property, real
or personal, not exempt by law from
taxation, situated within the limits of
the olty of Laurens, be and aame is
hereby levied, to meet the interest to
become due upon the thirty thousand
dollars bond?, Issued April I, 1897, for
the purpose of meeting the cost o
the building and equipping the water
works and electric light plant
for said olty, and to pay at least
one-fortieth part of the entire bonded
debt into a sinking fund to be used in
aid of the retirement and payment of
Section 2, That the Clerk of the
said oity shall enter s .Id levies and as
sessments upon the books of said o'ty
and receive said taxes. That the said
taxes herein levied shall be paid to the
said Clerk In lawful money of the Uni
ted States, on or before the first day of
Maroh, 1908, and any person failing to
pay said taxes shall be liable to the
fsonalty now provided by law for the
allure to pay the general state tax.
Section 3. Done and ratified by the
Oity Council, of the olty of Laurens, at
the oity of Laurens and the corporate
seal of said oity affixed, this the 2flth
day of December in the year of our
Lord one thousand nine hundred and
two and In the hunered and twenty-sev
enth year of the sovereignty and inde
pendence of the United States of Amer
O.E. GRAY, [l.Sj
L. G. Balle, Clerk Council.
W. H. KNIOHT. R.E. HA HD.
KNIGHT & BABB,
Atorneys at Law.
CsT Will practice In all the State and
Federal Courts. Strict attention to all
bustnc * Intrusted to (Vem
Office np-stalrs. Simmons* Bnlldlnf.
Half a cent bays enough
for Two Coot* on one
equate foot of surface.
At the "ALWAYS Busy" Store
The touch of small prices greets you in every department.
That's the sort of greeting folks have learned to expect
here. That's why so many buy
at our store in January while other stores are dull. There's
no dull season here.
Eve "thing for Everywhere in
Will it Spread?
What? Fame or Paint?
Its fame has gone
broadcast and all
users know that it
spreads well under
Covers Most, Looks Best,
?i i. ??????.i Hiia..^, SOLD BY "
BROOKS & JONES,
Laurens, S, C,
For you never had an opportunity
to accomplish so much with them as
you now have at the
JC Grand Cost-Reduction Sale at j?
Owing to the mild Fall, our trade in heavy Fall and Winter
[goods was light, and we have, in consequence, much of the stock
still on hand. Now, in order to turn these goods into cash in the
shortest time possible, we offer everything in Winter Goods at
actual cost, for the next twenty days.
We will include in this sale all heavy Dress Goods. Flannels,
Flannelettes, Outings, Underwear, Millinery, Ladies' Jackets,
Shoes, Boys' I lothing, Blankets, Comforts, Etc.
Heavy Wool Dress Goods worth 5?cts at 39 cents.
Heavy Wool Underwear worth 8scts at 56 cents.
Heavy Fleeced Underwear worth 5octs at 39 cents.
Heavy Wool Blankets worth $5.00 at $3.98.
Ladies' Jackets worth #8.00 nt #5.90.
Ladies' Dress Shoes worth $2.50 at ?r.98.
Men's Heavy Shoes worth $1.35 at .98.
Men's Heavy Shoos worth #1.50 at ?1.25.
Boys' School Suits from 98 cents to $3.98.
No Goods will be Charged during
tJtf" Come and buy where your dollars will go the farthest.
I I I I_I (L. 1
JL JC78.H 17.J
X KENNEDY BROS.
Is Headquarters for
Fruits und Candies and Confections. ?
Our Groceries, Canned Goods and Eatables
Of all Kinds are Reliable, which the People Know.
Therefore we are prepared for a bigger Christmas trade and
with Finer Fruit8,^Candies and other things than ?ver.
kwe are Selling Everything at A
K REDUCED PRICES! 8
8G^^ We believe in "living and lei live." If we sell lots ?ff&
goods at a small profit we will have something to fl3
keep us busy, und in tin' end make as much as
the one who sells fewer goods at a large
profit. Come and buy from us. We will
Save you Honey on Q
8- Dry Goods, Clothing and Shoes.?W
Buy cood Winter Shoes from us. We have ^
^ Bargains in Blankets, K
8See -them at once. We have a great, bargain
in Towels ? Ask -to see -them. You will miss Bb
a?? much If you think -this notice is nonesense
and neglect "to. come "to see.
? The McCord Mdse, Co,K
8LAURENS, S. C. O
h Glenn Springs Q
\ Ginget flle.k
|| The best on the market! M
X For sale at M
fi KENNEDY BROS, ?
? Laurens S. C. ?
If he 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 off.
There's only one Make of Paint
Which can and will stand the Test!
Tho name of that "mako" is OURS.
Tbo najne of that '?Brand" is OUR
O'Connor & Sciiwekrs Prepared Paints.
<<jT One gallon will covor from 275 to 350 square feet? two coats. 8ide by
side, and compared with tho highest priced and host Paints you can find. Thl?
brand will last from two to ton times as long. We havo made all these tosts->
That's tho reason we don't feel uneasy when we say "Guarantoed."
Color Card and prices await your demand.
O'Connor & Schweers Paint Co.
Office and Salesroom 841 Broad, St. . ^
Factory 844 artd 846 Reynolds, St. AUgUSta, Ga.