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?EWS OF THE WOULD.
President Roo.?evelt has sppointed a
negro lawyer named Lewis district at
torney in Husten and the white lawyers
Of Boston are enraged.
In a freight wreck at Sour Lake,
Tex., three men were killed Wednes
The ice broke under skaters on a
pond near the Washington monumont
In Washington and three government
employees lost their lives. A man and
his wife wero drowned the same day
near Philadelphia while skating.
Senator Ben Tillman delivered a
speech against the trust' in the senate
las? week and of course wiped them
Congress has suspended tho tariff on
anthracite coal for a year. The poor
people of the North are freezing right
along and voting the republican ticket
each year and thereby voting them
selves out of fuel and clothlag. The
working people ?f the North do not
mind freezing t- death, so long as tbey
are allowed to vote the republican
Tho Masonic Grand Lodge of North
Carolinn is preparing to build a temple
Tou May Not Expect ?
G'?od broad these cold mornings If
your Hour Is of the spasmodic sort, that
only "works by spoil*." You can't be
certain?you don't know what to do
pend on. "Clifton" flour will bake to
your entire satisfaction, day In and day
out. It Is not the best flour to-day md
the next best to-morrow. It is the beet
all the time and people who buy "Clif
ton" know it. Hold by T. N. Barks
dale and M. H. Fowler.
Orlnln of the Cnflaon.
It Is a curious fact that tho first can
non wns cast at Venice. It was called
u "bombard," and was invented and
employed by General IMsanl in a war
against tho Genoese. The original
bombard, which bears tho date of
1380, is still preserved and stands at
tho foot of Plsanl's statue at the ar
senal. The bombard threw a stone 100
pounds In weight; but another Vene
tian general, Francisco Bardo, im
proved It uutil ho was able to handle
o chargo of rock and bowlders weigh
ing 3,000 pounds. It proved disastrous
to him, however, for one day during
tho siege of Zarn, while he was oper
ating his terrible engine, he was hurled
by It over the walls and instantly
Tin* i.iimrl IalandN.
From the Llparl Islands of mytholo
gy, the abode of .rEolus, tho ruler Of
the winds, and tho sccuo of his meet
ing with Ulysses, to tho Llparl Islands
of today is a very far cry Indeed.
Thcro are no hotels, and the islands
are almost unknown to tourists, while
the 13,000 inhabitants are almost in a
state of primitive and patriarchal sim
plicity. They tender their services vol
untarily as guides and refuse payment,
regarding all visitors as their guests.
The donkey is the only means of loco
moHon. Ilorses are unknown In tho
AUGUSTA ANl> ASHKVILLE SHORT
Schedule in Effect Dec. 29,1901.
Lv Augusta. 10 05 am 2 55 pm
Ar (?renn wood.12 30 pm .
Ar Laurens. 1 40 pm
Greenville. 3 25 pm
Spartanburg. 3 30 pm
Saluda. 5 33 pm
Henderson ville.... 6 11 pm
AatievUle .7 15 pm
Lv Asheville . 7 05 am
Lv Hendersonvllle. 8 06 am
Lv Flat Kock. 8 15 am
Lv 8aluda. 8 39 am
LvTryon. 913 am
Spartanhurg.12 15 am
Greenville.12 22 am
Lanrena. 2 07 pm
Greenwood. 3 07 pm
At Augusta. 6 40 pm
Lv Augusta .
Ar Allendale .
Ar Fairfax .
Ar Yomasee.10 25 am
Ar Beaufort.11 40 am
Ar Port Royal.II 55 am
Lv Port Roy ?1. 1 00 pm
Lv Beaufort.1 15 pm
Lv Yemasee 2 30 pm
Lv Fairfax .
Ar Augusta. 11 00 am
Close connections at Greenwood for
all points on S. A. L. and C. A G. Rail
way, and at Sparenburg with South
For information relative to ticket*
rates, schedule*, etc., address
W. J. CRAIG, Gen. Pass. Agent,
FINDS WAY TO LIVE LONG.
Tho startling announcement of a Dis
covery that will surely ioDgthcn lifo is
made by editor O. H. Downey, of Chu
rubusco, Ind. "I wish to state," he
wrlteo, "thatDr. King's Now Discov
ery for Consumption is the most Infal
lible remedy that 1 iiave ever known
for Coughs, ( 'olds and Grip. It's in
valuable to people with weak lunfs.
Having this wonderful medicine no one
one need pneumonia or consumption.
Its relief Is instant and cure certain."
The Laurons Drug Co. and l'almetto
Drug Co. guarantee every 50 cents and
$1.00 bottle, and give trial botllos'free.
Boara tho *1 1,19 Kind YojJ Hps Always Bought
High Class Fertilizer.
The intolligont farmor la careful to
know what ho 1? buying when ho gets
hin Fertilizer supply.
I am offering Hoystet's Gu?nos and
It is a woll known fftot that Mr. Hoy
ster uses Fish Scrap ontiroly for am
moniated goods. Ho uses no cotton
aoed meal. These goods havo been
usod for several years in Laurent
County and havo given universal satis
faction. Hojstor's acids aro Second to
1 am alio handling the celobrated
Ober <feJ?ons Co.'s. guanos which are too
well known to Laurons farmers to need
These goods a man can conscien
tiously commend as being a'l that is
olnimcd for them.
I ahall bo glad to have your orders
W. 0. I BUY.
A NEW LAW FIRM.
The undersigned have this day en
tered into a partnership for the practice
of iaw In the Courts of this State, vieler
the name of Simpson <fc Cooper and will
promptly attend to all business en
trusted to them.
R. A. cooper.
The Auditor's Ofllco will be open
from the 1st day of January to the 20th
day of February, 1003, to reccivo re
turns of Real Estate and Personal
proporty for taxation in Laurens
For the convenience of Taxpayers
tho Auditor will attend the following
named places to reccivo roturns for
said year to wit:
Young's Township, Cook's Store,
January 21st, from 10 a m to 2 p m.
Youag'8 Township, Young's Store,
January 22d, from 10 a m to 2 p m.
Young's Township, Pleasant Mound,
January 23rd, from ? a m to 12 m.
Young's Township, Lanford Station,
January 23rd, from 2 to I p in.
Sccflletown Township, Tylersville,
January 25th, from 10 a in to 2 p in,
It will save much time to taxpayers,
also greatly facilitate tho work of the
Assessor, If overy person before leav
ing home will mako out a complete list
of everv Item of personal property In
tho following order: Horses, cattle,
mules, sheeps and goats, hogs, organs
and pianos, watches, wagons and car
riages, dogs, merchandise, machinery
and engines, moneys, notes and ac
counts above indebtedness and all oth
er property, including household.
It is always required that tho Audi
tor get the first given name of tho tax
payer in full.
Under tho hoad of place of rosidenco
on tax return, givo the township.
All ma'o citi/ons between the ages of
twenty-one and Fixty years, on the
1st of January, except those who are
incapable of earning a support from
being maimed, or from other causes
are deemed taxable polls, Confederate
And all tax-payers are required to
give number of their school district.
They are al60 requested to rtato wheth
er tho property is situated in town or
After the 20th day of February next
fifty per cent, penalty will be atttached
for failures to make returns.
In every community there aro per
sons who cannot read or that do not
tako a newspaper. Those more fortu
nate may do such persons a great favor
by telling them of the time'to inaku re
turns or by returning for them.
The assessing and collecting taxes is
done in the shiuo year, and wo have to
aggregate the number and value of all
horses, mules, cattl?>, and other pieces
of personal property as well as tin
acres of land, lots and buildings and
their value that there are in this
country, and have the same on file In
the Comptroller General's office by the
30th of June of each year, and fiom
that time to tho first day of October
tho Auditor's and Treasurer's duplicate
have to bo completed and an abstract
of the work in tho Comptroller Gen
eral's office by that time, which will
show at a glance that tho Auditor ha
no time to take returns, or anything
else much, between the. 1st of October,
but work on the books and tho blanks
We hope, 'horefore, that all taxpayers
will make their returns in timo.
W. L. FERGUSON,
Dec. 0th, 1902.?tf.
For you never had an opportunity
to accomplish so much with them as
you now have at the
JC Grand Cost-Reduction Sale at 3?T
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 heav^ Dress Goods. Flannels,
Flannelettes, Outings, Underwear, Millinery, Ladies' Jackets,
Shoes, Boys' v. lothing, Blankets, Comforts, Etc.
Heavy Woor Dress Goods worth 5octs at 39 cents.
Heavy Wool Underwear worth 85cts at 56 cents.
Heavy Fleeced Underwear worth 50cts at 39 cents.
Heavy Wool Blankets worth $5.00 at $3.98.
Ladies' Jackets worth #8.00 at ?5.90.
L* dies' Dress Shoes worth $2.50 at 1 .98 .
Men's Heavy Shoes worth $1.25 at .98.
Men's Heavy Shoes worth #i.$o at #1.25.
Boys' School Suits from 98 centu to #3.98.
No Goods will be Charged during
0?V Come and buy where your dollars will go the farthest.
The Greatest and Most Wonderful Sale of the Age!
THE GIGANTIC SALE OF
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Is now on and has proven one of the most successful we have ever held.
From now until January 31st you wall find a perfect FEAST
of Bargains?opportunities unheard of. Remember Sale
closes Saturday Jan. 31st. Don't miss this Grand
Opportunity for Clothing, flats, Shoes, Underwear
and Dry Good*, for this is a clear!ng-up-sale
and prices are cut throughout the sale.
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Our Great Sale of Mill-Ends will save Hundreds and Hundreds of Dollars to the People of this Section.
A Monster in comparison with Bankrupt, Cost and Closingout Sales. A Sumptuous
Feast of Unparalleled Bargains for the Buying Public.
Simpson's Genuine Best
Calico 2 cents
Fine Bleached, yard-wide,
Muslin 5 cents
Muslin 3 cents
Gingham 5 cents
Simpson's, yard-wide, best
Regular 40-inch, iocts
Lawn 5 cents
Ladies' Extra Wide Umbrella
Drawers 15 cents
Ladies' Tucked Yoke 50 cents
Gowns 25 cents
Children's Extra Good
Drawers 10 cents
Ladies' Black Wear-Silk
Petticoats 49 cts
Ladies' Black Mercerized Satin
Petticoats 79 cts
Ladies' Black Special Grade
Petticoats 89 cts
Look for the White Tickets. Every one means
that the article on which it is attached has
been reduced. All Goods marked
in plain figures.
Ladies' pure Linen , regular ioc
Ladies' pure Linen, very
sheer, 15 cents
Very Heavy Half-bleached
Damask 49 cents
This Sale means a saving of Hundreds and
Hundreds of Dollars to the People
of Laurens County .
You will save Money and get the best by
buying Shoes of all kinds at this
NOTICE-No Goods charged, laid away, or sent out on Approval during this Sale.
3?T Sale Closes at 12 p. m. January 31st, 1903. j?
Laurens, S. C.
Davis, ^oper & Co.
Laurens Greatest Store.