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Fire, Lile I
Accident and Sickness Insurance]
j. Y. Garmnoton & Co.
that you #et in tho mouth of]
April are the sort that are hard
to get rid of. They cling to you|
closer than a brother. The
never let ^o. You Hack! Hack
Hack!!! and the llesh seems slip-l
ping off your bones. Stop thut
cough. Dodson's White Pino and
Tar has stood tho test?it has
DODSON'S DHUO STORK,
Undor Ben-Delia Hotel.
LAURENS, S. O.. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1. 1903.
Head of JLaurens Regi
TUE GENERAL ORDER.
Staff Officers Are to toe
Tho Order from Brigadier General
Teague of Alken?The Teachings
of tho Veterans Organisation.
Col. Robert N. Cuningham who has
been elected to command tho Laurens
regiment of United Confederate Vete
rans has taken command. Judge
Thompson continues as adjutant. The
following p the orders from Brlga
dler General Teague and of Col. Cun
Col. R. N. Cuninffham, )
Waterloo, S. 0., [
March 12th, 1908.)
Dear Sir and Comrade: You are here
by informed that by the votes of the
Veterans of Laurens Camps cast Jan
uary 21th, 1003 you were unanimously
elected Colonel of the Iiaurens Regl
inoot U. 0. V. You will please assume
B. H. Teague,
Brigadier General Commanding 2nd
Brigade, South Caro Ina Division
U. 0. V.
Joseph Brunson, Adjntant Gen.
Head Quarters, Laurens Regiment, U.
O. V. General Order No. 1, Lau
rens, 8. C., March 30, 1003.
By virtue of the recent election to
IUI the vacancy caused by the death of
our late Commander, tho lamented
Col. B W. Ball, and in obedience to
orders from Brigade Head quarters, I
hereby assume command of the regi
ment. Staff appointments will be an
With feelings of deep gratitude for
tho honor hnd profoundly impressed
with the responsibilities imposed in es
saying to lill the place of my distingu
ished predecessor who has joined the
immortal hosts of Leo, Jackson and
Hampton, and whose memory we should
cherish and whose example we should
emulate, I shall labor to do my duty,
striving to keep in view the sacred
teachings of our organization, to gather
data for an impartial history of the
?war between the States, to preserve re
lics or mementoes of the same, to cher
ish the ties of friendship that should
exist among men who have shared com
mon dangers, common sufferings and
privations; to care for the disabled, ex
tend a helping hand to the needy, to
protect the widow and the orphan and
to make and preserve a record of the
'cervices of every member, and as far as
possible of our comrades who have
preceded us in eternity.
R. N. CUNINOHAM,
Colonel Commanding Laurens Regi
ment, TJ. O. V.
O. G. Thompson, Adjutant.
Letter to J. A. Armstrong.
Laurens, S. C.
Dear Sir: Porterhouse, to much;
neck, so much; all the way between.
Just so with paint. DeVoe Lead and
Zinc is tho porterhouse. Nobody wants
the neck; the between, tome say, is
good enough for them.
But DeVoe costs legs, not more,
than between. Lead and oil Is be
tween ; it is the old-fashion paint. But
y.lnc has come in. Zinc toughens white
lead. Devoe Lead and Zinc is the
Mr. John N. Deitel, Fair Haven, N.
Mr. Charles Hollo?bock, of this
place, painted his house three years
ago with Devoe Lead and Zlno, Ms fa
ther nainted at the same lime with lead
and oil. To-day the son's house lx>ks
as well as the day it was paintod. while
the father's house has all ohalked off
and needs painting very badly. The
father says he will paint with Devoe
F. W. DeVoe Sc Co.,
Our lino of $1.00 shirts oomprises all
the latest patterns in good shirts. See
our line bafore buvlng.
J. E. Mieter de Bro.
/ Water buckets in either red or white
cedar with good broad brass hoops at
prices that are right.
S. M. St E. H. Wilkes.
Ec/.oma, scald head, hives, itohtoess
of tho ekln of any v>rt, instantly re
lieved, permanently cured. Doan's
Ointment. At any drug store.
M. L. Copeland,
REAL ESTATE. STOCKS AND BON l>H.
Sales Negotiated, Beats Collected,
\ Money to loan at' reasonable inter
ton Rknt?6-room cottage, corner
KatWlne and Beaufort Streets, sear
OneYroom house, ohesp, on Acad
for sYle?Ohe lO room house on
West Mah Street.
Nice 8 rW house with * acre lot,
servant houie, stables, etc. Nicely Im
For Sale InClinton, S. C?Tbreo va
cant storelo^ jn good location.
WANTKi)- -imnll quantity Enterprise
AMONG OUR FBIENDS. g
Miss Annie Weston is expected here
this week to visit Miss M?ry Ferguson.
Miss GertrudeCarwile, of Newberry,
is visiting Miss Bessie Brown .
Miss O rie Ray, of Huntington, was
in town Saturday.
Miss Lit Harris, Principal of the
Laurent Cotton Mills Sohool, Is taking
a normal course in New York.
Mr Arthur Crisp was In town yester
day, returning to Mountvllle from
Mr. Morton Fuller, of Mountvllle, a
prominent young merchant, was here
County Supt. Brooks and City Supt.
Jones will attend the con vent'on of
sohool superintendents in Columbia, on
Hampton's Birthday Observed*
The birthday of Geno.'&l 7T.?uo
Hampton was observed by the Lau
rens Chapter, Daughters of the Confed
eracy, Saturday, the meeting being
held at the residence of Mrs. W. H.
Qilkerson. An excellent paper, about
the great soldier add statesman, writ
ten by Mrs. J. R. N'olan, was read, In
Mrs. Nolan's absence, by Mrs. Farrow,
the president. It is stated that tho lec
ture by Rev. J. William Jones on Jef
ferson Davis will bo delivered about the
middle of April.
Died lu Falrfiold.
Mrs. Mary Owens, mother of Mrs. R.
P. Milam of this city, died at her homo
near Winnsboro, Sunday and was
buried yesterday. She was past 70 and
had been in failing health for somo
time. Her husband was the late Mr.
Mitchell Owens, who went from this
county. He was an uncle of Mr. Mansol
Owens of this city. The deceased lady
was greatly esteemed where she lived
and leaves a large circlo of friends and
kindred. Mrs. tlilam was with her
when she died.
DEATH OF MUS. ABIGAIL MARTIN.
Lady Greatly Beloved by a Large Cir
cle of Friends.
Mrs. Abigail Martin, widow of the
Rev. Addison P. Martin, of the Meth
odist Conference, who died in 1802,
passed away at the old homestead,
near Chestnut Ridge Church, Friday
night, aged 74.
The surviviog children are: Rev.
Jodie A. Martin, Pastor of the Baptist
Church at Cross Hill; Rev. James O.
Martin, Pastor of Poplar Springs and
other Baptist churches in the western
part of this County, and Mrs. J. Robt.
McDaniel, of Due West.
The burial occurred at Chestnut
Ridge Baptist Church Saturday after
Mrs. Martin was greatly beloved by
a large oircle and much sympathy is
felt for the bereaved family.
NOTICE TO DELINQUENTS.
A considerable number of names of
persons in arrears to Tub Advertiskr
are being dropped from the list. This
is no reflection upon them, it may be
that they are perfectly good for their
debts and intend to pay them, but The
Advertiser cannot afford to continue
tbe paper to those who are in arrears
and who have paid nothing lately and
have said nothing about paying. Sub
script" ons are payable in advance.
Some of the names to be dropped are
of persons who subscribed within the
past six month?, but who have forgot
ten to pay. Of course Thk Adverti
ser will be glad to have these sub
scribers, all of them, to pay up and
to continue the paper to thom. It will
be continued even to those who give uo
reason to believe that thoy intend to
pay next fall. Those who get the pa
per, pay nothing and say nothing,
need not be offended when the paper
It Will be Given by I'r.-sbjtcrlan
ladles of Gray Court.
Gray Court, March 28?In about
two Weeks the ladies of the Presby
terian Church here will give an enter
tainment in tbe building of tho Gray
Court-Owings Institute, consisting of
muslo, recitations, etc., and refresh
ments will be served. Mrs. Tho?. F.
Jones will ba director of tbe musical
program which is a guarantee that it
will be something exceptionally good.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Gray visited his
father at Williamston last week.
Misses Helen Owlngs and Addle
Yeargin and Mr. 0. B. Shell v.'slted at
Olinton last week.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Parrott have
moved to this community. They live
iit the CSthoirfc pt?oe.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. McDade live at
the Hill place near here,
Tbe small grain In this section is
Dr. Furman and J. O. Meredith of
Greenville were here two days last
week bunting with Mr. D. D. Peden.
They had poor luck, said the land was
too muoh ploughed up, the birds were
wild and went to tbe thickets as soon
It's the little colds that grow into
big colds; the big colds that end In
consumption and death. Wa'ch the
little cold*'. Dr. Wood's Norway Pino
DR. H. K. A1KEN
Is In Chargo of Laurens
An Advisory Board for
Fine Prospect for tho Concom?Will
Run to Full Capacity?A Valuable
The share-holders of the Laurens
Furniture Manufacturing Company
met Friday and elected Dr. B. F. Posey
and Dr. H. K. Aiken members of tho
directory. The dircornra lntei' eholeu
Dr. Aiken president, vice Mr. E. H.
Wllkos who resigned a month or two
ago. Dr. Aiken has announced bis re
tirement from the praotice of medicine
end will give his time to the factory.
The share-holders also elected an ad
visory board, to act with the dlroctors
in the management, consisting of R.
Z. Wright, S. J. Cralg, M. H. Fowler,
J. C. Owlngs and C. W. Tune.
The factory will be run to Its full
capacity. A superintendent Is to bo
employed and the endeavor will be to
make the output of the mill as great as
Dr. Aiken is a successful and able
business man. The reputation of tho
factory's make Is vro'l established. It
gets many of orders. The book value
of the stock Is above par now and there
is every reason to believe that it will
earn handsome profits. It makes beau
Tho etock-ho!dcrs testified their
high regard for Mr. Wilkes and his
great services In tho establishment of
tho factory by unanimously electing
him vlco president. It Is probable
that tho factory will have a traveling
man and Mr. Wilkes may be tho man
but ho has Interests in the firm of 8.
M. & E. H. Wilkes as well as several
oilers in the furniture lino which may
require his attention.
There Is of eourgc regret that Dr.
Alkr-n glvos up tho practice of medi
cine. He Is an able physician and sur
geon. Icdeod, the doctor is like the
colored citizen said of Brer Rabbit?"Ee
good for bake, he good for I rile, he
good for s'ew, he good for fry, he
good for pie, he good for eberyting!"
NEURO SHOOTS ANOTHER.
Phil Randall Lies Perhaps Fatally
Wounded by Sam Williams.
In a vacant house on tho Watts Mill
prcpt-rty Sunday night Phil Randall
vas shot in the bick by Sam Williams.
Both are negroes and Randall will
It is said they were playing cards.
Randall won. Williams tried to take
the money from him, then shot him
and did take the money. Such is the
story. WilHams is in jail.
Severn! Candidates Tor Clerk of Court
Next Year?Mr. Cooper in Race
Already politics for next year is a
subject of discussion. Several gent'o
men are spoktn of for clork of court
and two or three are avowed candi
dates. John F. Bolt, tho incumbent,
T. F. Simpson, T. F. Ray and J. A.
Franks are mentioned.
Of tho incumbent membors of the
house of representatives, Robert A.
Cooper will not be a candidate for re
election,?at leust it is pretty reliably
reported that he will run for solicitor
j of the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Cooper
star di high here as a man and a law
yer. Ho has eoveral times acted as so
llctor and onco looked after the state's
buslre.'S during a who'o term of court
during Mr. Sease's illness. In tho ab
sence of o.hor strong candidates from
Laurocs, Mr. Co?p?rwlll got the solid
voto of the county. Mr. Ccoper is tho
partoor of Col. II. Y. Simpson and at
one timo practiced with the lato Sena
Humors feed on humors?tho sooner
you get rid of them the batter ?Hood'a
Sarsap'irllla is the medicino to take.
RECORD OF THE PAST.
No Stronger Evidence Can
Look well to their record. What
they have dono many times In years
gone by Is the best of guarantee of fu
ture result.". Any one with a bad
back, any reader suffering from urinary
troub'.os, from any kidney Ills, will find
In the following evidence proof that re
lief and cure is near at hand.
Mr. G. M. Myers, the well-known
shoemaker of Winchester avenue and
14th street, Ashland, Ky., says: "Doan's
Kidney Pills are liko true friends, the
longer you know them tho better they
are approbated. I can add nothlog to
tho statement I first made in 1890 af
ter I procured the remedy at tho Ven
tura Drug Co., and took a course of
the treatment, which cured mo. 1 was
absolutely free from all backache for
nearly three years, then I noticed a
slight ache, as the result of a old in
my back. A box of Doan Kidney Pills
disposed of it. I hive recommended
this remedy to many, and have never
hoard of one who did not endorse the
claims made for it."
For sale by all doalere. Price, 50
cents. Foster-Miiburn Co., ButYa'.o, N.
Y.| solo agents for tho U. S.
Remember the n.imc?Doan's?and
take no substitute.
Messrs. S. M. & E. H. Wilkes, Lau.
rons, S. C.
Gentlemen: I am highly pleased
with the Buck's Stove I bought of you.
It is all you recommended It to be. It
cooks with less wood than any stove I
John B. Yarborough.
Cross Anchor, S. C.
LIFE IN LIVELY
TOWN OF ORA.
Events Consummated and
Visit from the County
Some Changes to ho Made in the
School Building?Other News
Oua, March 31?Rev. H. B, Blakely
of Troy spent several days witl rela
tives here last week.
Dr. R. H. Bryson of Bradley also
apecit beveral days here on professional
Rev. B. H. Grler was absent from his
pulpit Sabbath, assisting Bev. Plsxco
with communion service at ClintOD.
Communion servioe in the A. R. P.
Church will begin hero Thursday
night. Rev. C. M. Boyd of Prosperity
is expected to assist.
Mr. S . H. Fleming and son have been
on a visit to the progressive town of
Superintendent Chas. F. Brooks vis
ited the Ora school Friday. This is the
second lime lately Mr. Brooks baa been
"visiting" our school. Wo under
stand he is much pleased (?)
The trustees have decided to make
some changes in the school building.
All should bo interested in the work.
Wo need an academy.
Miss Laura Martin, the principal of
tho school is giving ent:re satisfaction
and her services should be secured for
We announced last summer several
pleasant events to come. Later, one
has materialized. Another will be con
summated before Ap> il bus passed
All these things m.?ke your corres
pondent fool that Father Chronos is be
ginning to make impressions on him.
Sometimes wo are found with glass in
hand tracing tho wrinkles atd search
ing for gray hairs. But there Is always
ono consolation: "Straight way he for
getteth what manner of man he Is."
Dr. S. F. Blukely, ono of the most suc
cessful and up-to-date practitioners in
tho st?te, reports a number of pa
tients, but none serious.
Our young people are qulto enthused
over tennis. Mis3 Mart'n has contri
buted much to its success.
Ordinary household accidents have
no terrors when there:s a bottle of Dr.
Thomas's Eleotrlc Oil in the medicine
ch's*. Heals burns, cuts, bruises,
sprains. Instant relief.
Good heavy galvanized iron bath
tubs In different sizes at prices from f>0
to 7*5 cents.
S. M. & E. U. Wtlkcs.
FOR THE GONZALES
('. D. Bark9date Appointed to Hi'cclvc
^inscriptions In LaureiiH for Me
morial to Lato Editor.
The committee in Columbia having
in charge the movement to erect a
monument to the late Mr. N. G. Gon
za'es, Editor of The State, of which
Mr. W. A. Clark is chairman, has Ap
pointed Mr. C. D. Barksdalo to take
subscriptions in Laurens.
Mr. Barksdalo will not solicit sub
scriptions, but any person wishing to
subscribe may hand tho money to him
ami he wiil forward it.
It is not necessary for The A DVER
TISER to say that Mr. Gonzales, in Its
opinion, did Incalculable service for
South Carolina, and The ADVERTISER
expresses the hope that there will bo
many In Laurens willing to contributo
to a testimonial of his patriotic life*
Mantols, t'ling and grate.*,?if jou
are thinking of putting either in your
house don't fail to soo our line and get
our prices before buying.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkos.
Now is the time to get your Spring
Suit. We have something to please
all, and tho prices arc right.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Easter Hats In great profusion and
all tho latest fab-ios In dross goods
and ladle3 goods of overy description
will be food at Davis, Roper & Co.
You are cordially Invited to come to
our store and see the now line of goods
which we are dally roceiving. >j
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Every d.iy I3 opening dny with us.
We are always pleated to show you tho
new things " In clothing, shoes and
J. B. Winter & Bro.
Wo have bought in bulk, this year,
cabbape seed, beet seed, melon seed,
and are selling them at low prices.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Salad howls In different stylos and
decorations at pr ces from 26 cents to
S. M. & E. U. Wilkes.
Wo havo the handsomest stock of
goods over shown in Laurens. Thon
the price is right. The style Is cor
rect and the quality* can't be touched
for the price. We ought to havo your
trade, and all we ask is a trial.
Davis, Roper St Co.
The "Southern Girl" Shoo'und Ox
ford is the best $2.00 shoo on the
mantel. Try a pair.
J B, Minter St Bro.
If you arj looking for the latest
styles and class of note or box paper,
call upon us. Palmetto Drug Co.
Everybody go to tho greatest display
of millinery, dross goods, clothing,
shoes, hats, furnishings, oto, evor
shown In Laurons, April 2nd, 1003, All
uro Invited to attend
Davis, Ropor St Co.
F >r ta*dy cards, invitation e.i-ds
small note-paper and fancy pencils
we will be glad to serve you.
Palmotto Drug Co.
To say we have a cheap line of hooks
for sale is no exaggeration. See cloth
books 10 cents and 25 cents.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Cheeks, calicoes, cottonades and all
kinds of staplo dry goods at lowest
J E Mintor St Bro.
Patont-colt Shoes for Dross,
Vici and Volour-ealf, for service,
Hoavy Shoes for rough wear,
$?.50 nnd $4.00
?.00 and ?.50,
1.25 nnd 1.50
HACIF I) VI The advent of Spring is no where tnoro apparent'
ill )W V K Y ! fcnRn m our now ^hipTay of hosiery.'*All the bright
I1VVJL/I1 a t ooloi-H. A flue lino soiling at 15 cents to 50 conts, i
Including plain biaok and onon laoe work with oinbroidory. Wo solll
tho beat lOcts por pair or throe for 26 conts hoso in Laurons. One)
caso fancy Half Hose worth 10 conts to go at 5 conts per pair.
This will ronjind you that there is a day coming when you will
want eggs for breakfast, and the children will have them all iixed up
in many colors. But what about tho rost of the day, what will you
wear? If you aro in doubt, horo is a cluvnco for a solution:
All Spring Things.
It is time for tho now Spring Goods and surely among Clothing,
Hats, Shirts, Hosiory, Neckwear, Now Spring Caps, thoro will bo
something that you need.
"v" SPRING HATS.
Our sof-b Hat,s include all the Spring
styles and range in price from $1 -to $3 .00
Jefferson, The colors are Blaok, Pearl
The Derby is always right. Every shape
is represented here. Prices are $2.00 to
$3.00. You can't find anything better for
the money than our $1.00 and $1.50 Straw
Hats. They are in all the latest shapes.
YOUR SPRING SUITS.
BLACK unfinished worsted in latest cut $12.50 1111(1 $15.00
[COLORED Suit*, for dross-upoccasions, 10.00 tO 17.50
COLORED Suits for good scrvico, 5.00 tO
YOUTII'SSuits in Blacks, Blue and Colors 8,50 tO
|( HI ILDUENH' Suits for dross, 3.00 tO
J. E. ninter & Bro.,
Laurens, S. C.
Clothing, Shoes and Dry Goods.
AU landowner? are hereby ordered to
clean out streams running through their
lands and remove therefrom all logs,
rafts of timber and other obstructions
by the first day of May. 1003, as re
quired by law.
II. B. Humbert, -
Super vi h\
To Cure a Cold in One Day in Two Day*.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. ^
Sov*rt Mlffion boxes lolrj In past 13 month*. This Signature, ^^^^
He Will Uo Hero To-Day to Visit Lau
rens Comity Schools?Will Address
tho Teachers Saturday.
State Superintendent of Education
O, II. Martin will arrive here to-day
8nd with County Superintendent
Brooks will go at once to Dials Town
ship, where he will visit various
schools. Ho will make an address at
Miss Stewart's schoo1.
Saturday he will address tho County
Teachers' Association in the Gra-'ed
School building here.
K?S?K SSKS S8883Eg
NEWS OF THE WOHLD. |
Thursday night near Reidsville, N.
C, a 1(5 year old negro shot and killed
Sydney Blair, an aged white farmer
and shot his niece, Miss Sallle Walker,
three times. The negro then proceeded
to pillage the house but was arrested.
Friday night in Atlanta Bobby Walt
hour rode a bicycle live miles In seven
minutes and ;18 sconds, broking the
In a fog in Long Island Sound Friday
the Fall River freight steamer City of
Taunton ran into the Plymouth, a pas
senger steamer of tho same line, and
five persons on the latter lost their
lives. Many others were injured.
Associate Justice S. H. Terrell of the
supreme court of Mississippi died last
Friday. Ho was a member of tho Mis
sissippi secccsslon convention and a
G. F. Swift, the great pork packer of
Chicago Is dead, leaving a fortune of
Airs. T. Roosevelt and children of
Washington, D. C , will take a cruise
on tho government boat Mayflower this
week and will stop at Port Royal, S. C.
On April 30 tho world's fair to be
held next year in St. Louis will be dedi
cated and Grover Cleveland and Theo
dore Roosevelt will make speeches.
Fine Story Uegius.
On tho second page of this issue be
gins When Knighthood was in Flower.
This is one of tho moat famous novels
published in recent years.
Misses Oorrle Moore and Frankie
Culbertson spent the night with Miss
Laurence Culbertton Saturday night.
Tho young pooplo of this section en
joy themselves every few nights play
ing flinch. Emo.
A la/.y liver makes a lazy man. Bur
dock Blood Bitters is tho natural.never
faillcg remedy for a iazy liver.
Girl Base-Ballists Coming.
On April 8th tho Chicago Stars, a
team of female biso bill players, will
play here. Thoy will play against a
A GREAT SENSATION,
There was a big sensation In Leas
villo, Ind., when W. II. Brown of that
place, who was expected to die, had
his life saved by Dr. King's Now Dis
covery for Consumption. He writes: "I
endured insufferable agonies from
Asthma, but your Now Discovery gave
mo immediate relief and soon thereaf
ter effected a complete cure." Similar
euros of Consumption, Pneumonia,
Bronchitis and Grip are numerous. It's
tho peerless remedy for all throat and
lung troubles. Prlco 50 cts. and $1.00.
Guaranteed by The LaurenB Drug Co.
and Pahnetto Drug Co. Trial bottles
ONE CENT A WORD.
WANTED?Cattle to pasture. Splon
dld Bormuda grass; no batter any
where. Only 75 cents a month.
R. L. Young,
Lisbon, S. C.
For Salic?100 bushels of Potcrkin
cotton seed. Apply
J W. Henderson,
Luirons, S. C.
For Salts?A line saddle and harness
horse, at Counts' Stable.
J. D. Watts.
12> Head ov Beek Pattlk ecu Salts?
Wo havo one hundred and twonty
livo head of lino, fat cattle for salo?
about ton bond of first-class milch
cows in tho lot, wh'ch wo will tea lo for
dry cattle. Soo or write us .
Goddard & Lundy,
Coronaca, S. C.
I will pay $175. per share for L-iu
rens Coiton Mills stock, subject to sup
Spartanburg, s. O.
Wanted?A man to soil sewing ma
chines. A No. 1 contracl to right
kind of a man to start on, with go >d
11 chancos for promotion. Experience
not necessary. Call on or address
Tho Singer M'f'g. Co ,
?It Greonwood, S. O.
Wanted?Respectable young women
to loarn cigar making. $0 to $8 per
woek can bo made in two months time.
Endorsed by the ministers of Charles
ton. Hoard secured for girls from the
country. Amerloan Cigar Co.
<>t. Charleston, S. 0.
Wanted -Traveling men and ladies.
Salary $80.00 per month. All expenses.
Contract ono year. $25 09 cash secur
ity required. References. Address
State Manager, 16 Warren St., Sunuer,
P. C. 4'i
Wanted?Scrap iron of ov#>ry de
scription, and old maohinery. Wr'.te to
J. B. Garfuokel, Columbia, S. C.
Tor Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
DR. JOHN R. SMITH
HAS PASSED AWAY.
Was One of County's Best
DEATH WAS SUDDEN.
Something of Iiis Life and
He was au Able Physician and a Finn
Type of Patriot and
A few weeks after tho battle of Get*
lysburg an aged pair in this county re
ceived a letter from a Confederate cap
tain that their boy, a member of his
company, had probably given his life
for his country, fighting in the fore
front of battle, whore he was always to
be found doing his duty and that his
body had not beon recovered. Two
years later, after the surrender at Ap
pomattox, tho father was at a neigh
boring railway station when a train ar
rived. Out of it, hobbling on crutches
and on a "peg leg" was tho son, who
had been mourned as dead. Tho pa
rents woro Mr. and Mrs. Joel A. Smith
of Mr. Gallagher and the son was John
Robert Smith, who had ontored the
Confo lerate Army just as young man
hood was reached four years before and
had served as a private in Capt. Wash
Culbortson's company, McGowan's bri- K
gade. It was this John Robert Smith,
lovingly known all over Laurens
County as Dr. ' Peg-left" Smith, who
passed away at his horns last Wednes
day night, at the ago of abont 04. His
health had been failing a long time
but death was not expected?although
Dr. Smith lud himself .'aid that the
summons would como suddenly.
After tho War young Smith went to
the S. C. Medical College, Charleston,
and graduated, having read medi
cine under Dr. Wait. Since then and
until his death ho practiced modlcine
at and around Mt. (Gallagher. He was
at one time president of tho county
medical association, he servod In the
House of Representatives] was master
of Brcwerton Masonic Lodge and
grand pursuivant and grand junior and
senior deacon in the masonic grand
lodge of South Carolina.
He is survived by his wife and four
daughters and throe sons. The daugh
ters are Mrs. Joel Daniel of Summer
ville, Mrs. Robert Ellis of Due West
and Mrs. G. A. Fuller of Alma and one
unmarried. Wilmot Smith of Alma is
the oldest son and therd arc two young
lads. Two of his brothers, G. P. Smith
and Fleming Smith live In this city.
Laurens and South Carolina lose in
Dr. Smith a noblo gentleman and citi
zen. He was a bravo soldier. The leg
lost Ion* ago In the first day's fighting
at bloody Gettysburg tells that story.
Ills comrade, B. L. Henderson, carried
him from the field but tho next day he
was captured. Tho log had already
beon amputated but in the f?deral prle.
on a second amputation was neces
sary. He was lying in tho federal pri
son the years that his family and
comrades believed him dead.
He was an excellent physician. Not
only was he a devoted, earnest, sacri
ficing doctor, who ministered to poor
and rich, but he was a man of brains
and information,?one of the best phy
sicians that this county has had. The
poople of his neighborhood will sorely
feel the loss of his professional ser
In 1870 Dr. Smith and his red-shirts
from the Saluda Hills were hoard from
time and time again. They were al
ways on hand when needed. He was
ono of the men to whom the county and
state owed a big debt.
He was always active in politics.
Ho was impulsive, outspoken and
plain spoken. TLis position was always
known. He was an intense Democrat,
a party man first last and all tho time.
Ho was frequently in tho minority and
he was always in tho minority when he
believed the minority right. In county
conventions ho was an Influential
loader, talking hard sense, boldly llko
the man that he was. His good humor
was unfailing, ho was a man one loved
to meet and shake hands with and we
shall all miss him.
From tho birth of THE AnvEUTtSKlt
he was its friend. In the la9t cam
paign tho editor had a kind letter from
him in which ho took issue with an edi
torial position but it was BUOh a lotter
from such a friend as not every news
Ilia brother masons and kindred and
nolghbrs buried him at King's Chapel,
where his fathors rest. Friday. He
was a member of tho Methodlstchurch,
unpretentious in that as in other
tilings and counted it ns no thing to ad
ver: isu blatantly that ho was a servant
Truly, Laurons will miss bravo, loyal
and true "Peg-leg John Smith." In
other conditions and a larger field, his
lino Intellect might havo madohim more
conspicuous In affairs but he his lived
tho life of a patriot and left to his peo
ple a name and memory they they have
a right to valuo high.
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