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LAURENS, e. O.. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 8. 1903.
that you (?el In tho month of
April are tho sort that are hard
to get rid of. They cling to you
closer than a brother. Tnei
never let go. You Haokt Hackly
Hack!!! and the flesh seems slip-f
ping off your bones. Stop thatj
eougb. Dodson's White Pine and
Tar has stood the test?it has|
DODSON'S DRUG STORK,
Under Ben-Delia Hotel.
MR. 0. B. MARTIN
TO THE TEACHERS.
Superintendent of Educa
tion Here Saturday.
Address on Instructive
and Practical Lines.
Many Teachers Expressed Themselves
as Greatly Pleased with Mr.
Martin's Helpful Speech.
Tho 1 ".aureus County Teachers' Asso
ciation held its regular meeting in the
chapel of tho city school building Sat
Tho feature of tho meeting was the
address of State Superintendent of
Education O. B. Martin. "The address
was eminently practical" was the com
ment of several teachers aud all de
clared that it was helpful and benefi
cial. The attendence was bettor than
usual, and thoroughly representative.
Mr. Martin had just returned from
his tour of the Dials township schools.
To an Advrktisbr reporter he said
ho found the schools in Dials doing
good work and he highly commended
the faithful teachers.
A THOUGHTFUL MAN.
M. M. Austin, of Winchester, Ind.,
knew what to do in the hour of need.
His wife had such an unusual case of
stomach and liver trouble, physicians
could not help her. He thought of and
tried Dr. King's New Life Pills and
she got relief at once and was finally
cured. Only 25 cents at Laurons Drug
Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Test One Sack
Of "Olirton" flour and you will find
it makes more bread, better bread, and
gives better satisfaction than any flour
you can buy.
T. N. Barkadale.
M. H. Fowler.
M. L. Copeland,
HEAL ESTATE, STOCKS AND BONDS,
Sales Negotiated, Rents Collected,
Money to loan on farm lands at 8 per
For Rrnt?5-room cottage, corner
Katharine and Beaufort Streets, near
Five room house on Hampton, St.
Five room house on East Main St.
One 5-room house, cheap, on Acad
For Sale?One I0-room house on
West Main Street,
For 8ale In Clinton, S. C?Three va
cant store lots in good location.
Block of nice store rooms on Public
STATEMENT OF CONDITION
People's Loan and
Of Laurens, in the State of South
Carolina, at the Close of Business,
March 31st., 1908.
Loans and Discounts, $221,899.28
Stocks and Bonds, 16,000.00
Due from Banks, 81,849.58
Expenses paid, 3,000.31
Real Estate, F. and F., 0,475.00
Cash on band, 35,490 70
Capital Stock, $100,000.00
Undividod Profits, 65,612.59
Dividends Unpaid, 2,927.00
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,)
County op Laurens. )
Personally appeared before me, J.
W. Todd, who being duly sworn
says: That he is Cashier of the above
named Bank and that the foregoing
statement is true to the best of his
knowledge and belief.
J. W. Toud,
Sworn to before me this first day of
O. W Tune,
Notary Public for S. C.
J. O. C. Fleming,
W. A. Watts.
J. H. Traynham,
1 Half a cent buy* enough
]SSifor Two Coats on one
square foot of surface.
High Class Fertilizer.
The intelligent farmer is careful to
know wbat he is buying when he gets
his Fertilizer supply.
I am offering Royster's Guanos and
It is a well known fact that Mr. Roy
ster uses Fish Scrap entirely for am
moniated goods, fife uses no cotton
seed meal. These goods have been
used for several years in Laurens
County and have Riven universal satis
faction. Royster's acids are Second to
1 am also handling the celebrated
Ober AjSous Oo.'s. guanos which are too
well known to Laurens farmers to need
These goods a man can conscien
tiously commend as being all that is
claimed for them. ,
I shall be glad to have your orders
W. O. I RAY.
NEWS OF THE WORLD. S
Hallman Sims, an Atlanta Bank
clerk, defrauded his bank of $94,000
during eight years and has been jailed.
He is a only 28 years and a "socitty
John Weaver has been icaugurated
mayor of Philadelphia to succeed Sam
Roosevelt is on his tour to the North
West, making speeches, and receiving
In Limestone, Maine, a town of 1,131
people, three sets of twins and ono of
triplets were born in three days in
It is reported that Crutn may resign.
But he won't.
Ex-Congressrop.n Tim Campbell of
New York is dangerously ill.
THE HUMMER IS HERE.
nr. Dial's Horse the Handsomest Ever
Seen In Laurens.
Probably the handsomest Hainble
tonian Btallion ever in this County is
Dr. W. H. Dial's The Hummer. This
horse has been wintered in Beaufort,
but has arrived hore.
The Hummer is also one of the best
bred horses over brought to South
Carolina. The sire of The Hummer
was McEwen, his was McCurdy'3 Ham
bletonian and the latter's Harold,
the sire of Maud. On the dam's side,
S. Harold was the son of Hambletonian
Hummer is a grandson of Brown Hal
and nephew of Star Pointer, the fast
est of American harness horses.
Dr. Dial deserves credit for bringing
this magnificent animal here, to im
prove Laurens stock.
Walter Lowe, a negro who is charged
with having been the leader in a riot
which occurred in Waterloo two yoars
ago, was arrested last week in George
town and brought here to stand his
Daw's Prollflc Seed Corn, four to six
ears to the stalk. Early amber and
orange cano seed, at
R. P. Mllam & Co.
We have just received an elegant
line of ladles' misses' and children's
slippers and Oxfords.
For sound corn, clean feed oats, good
copy-right flour, see
R. P. Milam & Co.
Call and see our line of the cele
brated Alaska Refrigerators which we
can show you In different sixes at prices
that are right.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
We have bought in bulk, thi? year,
cabbage seed, boot seed, melon seed,
and are selling them at low prices.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Don't miss seeing our Display of all
styles and prices of millinery. We
are in it. The styles correct, tho price
right. Wo want your business.
Davis, Roper & Co.
We cordially Invite every one to
come in and let us show you through
our line of Buck's Stoves whether you
want to buy or not. We will take
pleasure in showing you all the good
points about them.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Now is the time to get your Spring
Suit. We have something to please
all, snd the prices are right.
. J. E. Mlnter & Bro.
To see is to admire, to admiro is to
buy the charming creation in our mil
linery department The Hub.
Fresh new stock genuine Panama
hats just received. They are the
thing for special nice dress for sum
mer. Come see them.
Davis, Roper & Co.
The White Monntain Ice Cream
Freezers with all the latest improve
ments in different sizes. See our line
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Every day is opening day with us.
We are always pleased to show you the
new things in olothlng, shoes and
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Only a few days to get tha* Easter
hat. Better see us and secure it in
time, The Hub.
Every young man desires to look well
and have his clothing to fit him and
bring out all the characteristics that
constitute good dress. We have them.
Prices remarkable and can't be beat.
47.60, $10.00, $12.60, $16.00.
Davis, Roper & Co.
The "Southern Girl" Shoe and Ox
fe.d is the best $2.00 shoe on (he
market. Try a pair.
J E. Minier & Bro.
If you are looking for the latest
stylet and class of note or box paper,
call upon us. Palmetto Drug Co.
Our line of $1.00 shirts comprises all
the latest patterns in good shirts. See
E. Minter & Bro.
For ta'.ly cards, invitation cards
small note-paper and fancy penolls
we will be glad to serve you.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Checks, calicoes, oottonades and all
kinds of staple dry goods at lowest
J E Mlnter & Bro.
To ssy we have a cheap lino of books
for sale is no exaggeration. See cloth
books 10 cents and 26 cents.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Shoes and Oxfords in great abun
dance. All the latest toes, lasts, etc.
We want you to feol comfortable by
wearing one pslr. .
Davis, Roper Ac Co.
Be sure before buying to set
our prices and see our line of water
0. M, * K. H. Wilkes.
Wonderful Animal that Catches Cats
as Well as Old Rejnard?Good
News for Hills*
BltEWEKTON, April 4.?Tho farmers
are wearing lODg faces now on the ac
count of so much rain and getting so
far behind with their ploughing.
We are having a bog famine almost
in our country, or at least the demand
is very muoh greater than the supply.
Two dollars and fifty cents is the price
of a two weeks old pig. If wo were to
raise plenty of corn and other grain
there would be no difllculty In having
plenty of hogs and othor live stock.
Corn will be high another year from
the way the farmers are buyiug guano,
and cotton will be bought much cheap
er than it can bo raised, the prlco be
ing OJ cents per pound at planting
The health of tho community is very
W . B. Kn'ght is the happy recipient
of an other boarder at his house, a girl.
W. I.. Balentlne also has another one
at his house of tho samo sex. We are
preparing to operate the -big cotton
mill at Ware Shoals for Mr. Dial. No
one need doubt that there wiil be
plenty of operatives for all the facto
ries that may be built.
Well Mr. Editor, (I liked to have
forgot,) tell John D. W. Watts that he
may soil his dogs, for Mr. Jas. N. Jones
of Ml. Gallagher has a hog trained for
the busineis, whioh has boon very
sucoessfal in catching Mr. Fox and will
also kill cats. We tried hard to socure
some of the samo stock but have failed
up to the present. Mr. Watts, come
over and see the next race.
Personal and Other Itoms from the
Ml68 Daisy Kay, of Honoa Path, has
been on a visit to her sister, Mies Belle.
Mis? Mamie Maynard visttod rela
tives in Greenwood Friday and Satur
Mr. S. H. Goggans went to Green
wood last woek, and had the misfor
tune to got waterbound.
Mr. lt. M. Bill has recovered from
his recent illness.
Mr. W. White, of Buford, and Mr. J.
W. Hill, of Mountville, were in this
section bird hunting.
Mr. D. R. Scurry has a shingle saw.
Mr. G. F. Thompson sawed a nice lot
of lumber for Mr. J! C. Wado .
Tho roads in this section is in a do
plorable condition. Wo hope t'ie Su
pervisor will soon have them in good
MAKE8 A CLEAN SWEEP. _
Thore'8 nothing like doing a thing
thoroughly. Of all the Salvos you ever
heard of, Bucklen's Arnica Salve is tho
best. It sweep aways and cures Burns,
Sore?, Bruises, Cute, Ulcers, Skin
Eruption and Piles, It's only 25c, and
guaranteed to give satisfaction by
Laurens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug
The Head of tho House
Can't help being interested in some
thing that will protect the hoalth of
tho family. ,
A pure, scientifically mlllod flour
will do this, and "Clifton" is the name
of the flour. Your grocer sells it.
REMINISCENCES OF THE WAR.
John B. Bagwell Recalls the Days of
Gettysburg?Life in Federal
Mr. Editor, Sir:?1 don't feel as
spry as I did forty years ago, when I
followed tho lead of Mars Bob Lee over
the hills of Virginia and Maryland.
Still I am very thankful that I can
eat my three meals aday; romemberlng
the time when I did not have one
meal In a day?and that was a mighty
slim one. We went through much
hardships, still sorao "sweets" wore
mixed with thorn.
On tho first of July 1804, I lay lna
wheat field, five miles from Gettysburg.
Pa., when the minnio balls cut the
grain around my head. When my
Company, C. 11th S. C. Infantry, dou
blo quieked into action, I could not fol
low with my lame ankle. I was disa
bled in a foraging trip bofore the
fight. Lieutenant John Poole, Ilamp
Phillips and Jack llramlebtt and Capt.
Culbertson were wounded the first eve
ning, (July 1st.) For two nights, I sat
up all night with Dr. John U. Sm'th to
keep him from'bleeding to death.
Hamp Phillips was ehot through tho
ehest. I saw a siik handherohlof
pulled through his body. On tho 16th
of July it was rumored that tho Con
federate Cavalry wero on the way to
capture our wounded. All our officers
wero then sent on to Chester, Pa.,
whore Lieutenant Poolo died on the
22nd of July. Lieutenant Austin also
died there. Our woundou wore carried
into tho town of Gettysburg on the 18th
where we stayed two weoks, burying
our dead. Then to Baltimore Jail, for
21 days. Then to Point Lookout pri
son where we otayed 18 month?. My
self, Dr. Billy Ball, Sam Puokett and
Broadford bunked together for this
long time in prison. To show what wc
went through we wero put into com
panies of 100 men?and some of those
died in our company. We lauded homo
on the 8th of March J8<>5 on a 30 days'
furlough which did not give us time
to return to the lield again before the
John B. BauweL(. .
NO LONGER. POST OFFICE.
Tylersvillo Now on It, F. D. Route?
Mr. Cralg's (iood Record.
Tylersville, April 1.?The grain
crops are looking fairly well. Tho re
cont rains have given the plowboy a
rest. Mr. T. P. Pool is loader in farm
work in this section.
Tylorsville is no longer a post office.
Our address is changed R. V. D. No. 2,
Laurens, S. C Tho old system of car
rying the mail was closed last Monday.
Now we got The Advertiser by tho
R. F. 1). Mr. W. B. Clark, a young
man of starling qualities and one of our
best citizens, has been appointod car
rier for our route. The old (?) efficient
P. M. Mr. J. S. Cralg, is no longer in
Uncle Sam's service. He will have
to find somo other occupat!on; guess
he will spend most of his idle moments
telophoning, of which, wo hoar ha is
very fond. Joe, our former mail car
rier, was very punctual. He oame
through rain as well as sunshine.
Mrs. N. E. Byrd is visiting in Ora.
Mr*. W. P. Cooley is convalescent.
Miss Mattie Rlakoley, of Clinton,
has returned home, after a pleasant
visit to her cousin, Miss Mattie Sloan.
Cnpt. D. M. Sanders lost a fino horse
last week. He has purchased a mule.
Miss Annie Pulley visited relatives
in Ora last week.
Mr. J. P. Dillard has given Mr. T.
J. Llttlo a road through his plantation,
coming out into tho public highway
west of Mr. J. E. Alexander's rosi.
dence. This adds much to Mr. Little's
Misses Maggie and Lila Dillard vis
ited Miss Sara Copeland, of Hairston,
Wo think a cortain school-boy in this
vicinity has his mind on more than
books, as he is writing to tho Clinton
Chronicle of hemg unea3y about a ocr
taln young lady's hands. The next
time her flower yard needs work, we
think ho had bettor blister his own
hands working it for her, and thereby
fro3himself from all uneasiness.
MB. O. B. MARTIN
VISITS AT DIALS
Ktnto Superintendent of Education
Gives the Children Good Advico
?Other News Notes.
DIALS, April 4.?Hon. O. 13. Martin
visited our school last Thursday after
uoon and gave tho children somo
wholesome advice. Mr. Martin is n
man of ability as well as nobility.
Your correspondent had the pleasure
of being at Mr, Martin's hospitable
homo not a great whilo since and en
joyed tho stay greatly.
Not a great deal of work has boon
done toward farming yet. Owing to
tho extremely wet weather the farmers
are farther behind this yoar than was
ever known in this section.
Small-grain is looking well for the
tirao of year.
Mr. L. H. AberoromblQ is all smiles
in spite of tho wet weath.r. It's a fine
Mrs J. W. Abercrombie, of Honoa
Path, visited friends and relatives In
this community Wednesday and Thurs
MM. Henry Holder, of your city,
spent several da,r3 here. Bach.
A GREAT SENSATION.
There was a big sensation in L006
ville, Ind., when W. H. Brown of that
pluce, who was expected to die, had
his life saved by Dr. King's Now Dis
covery for Consumption. Ho writes: "I
endured insufferable agonies from
Asthma, but your New Discovery gavo
mo immediate relief and soon thereaf
ter effected a complete curp." Similar
cures of Consumption, Pneumonia,
Bronchitis and Grip are numerous. It's
tho peerless remedy for all throat and
lung troubles. Prico 50 eis. and $1.00.
Guaranteed by The Laurens Drug Co.
and Palmetto Drug Co. Trial bottles
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Tako Laxative Bromo Quinino Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails locure. E. W. Grovo's sig
nature is on each box. 25c.
NEW CHURCIl BUILT
IN CROSS HILL TOWN.
Handsome. Building for the Baptist De
nomination?Notes of Personal In
terest?Back from Alabama.
cross Hill, April 4:?All the farm
ers seem to bo discouraged as to the
wheat crop. It is suffering from rust.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boyd, of Ala
bama, have moved to South Carolina,
and will settle In Mountville, where
Mr. Boyd will go into business.
Miss Mag Clardy, of Laurens, was
called to tho bedside of her sister, Miss
Annie, who has been quite ill. IIow
over, we are glad to report her a groat
deal better, and hope it will not be long
bofore she can take up her school work
Dr. Piiison has just Ind his house
freshly painted, which adds very much
Mr. Sam Fleming and Hal, of Ora,
wore In the city Saturday and Sunday.
Dr. Noffz Is home from tho medical
college in Augusta.
Mrs. Nannie Williams is just homo
from several woek6 stay in Abbeville.
Little Jake Rasor is quite sick.
Mr. Tom Campbell and family have
moved to Anderson.
Miss Mag Martin, of Greenwood, was
the guest of Mrs. W. C. Rasor Satur
day and Sunday.
Messrs. John and Jim Clardy wore in
the city Thursday.
Mr. Almann, Superintendent of the
Knitting Mill has moved to Athen.-,
Mrs. Dr. Pinsoi. has boon quito sick,
but is better attbls writing,
As there has boen such a sudden
change in tho weather, will stop until
next timo. Maybe we will havo some
nows to toll about the fruit.
NOTICE TO DELINQUENTS.
A considerable number of names of
persons in arrears to The Advert is kr
are being Iropped from tho list. This
is no reflection upon them, it may bo
that they are perfectly good for thoir
debts and Intend to pay them, but The
Advertiser oannot afford to continue
the paper to those who aro in arrears
and who have paid nothing lately and
havo said nothing about paying. Sub
scriptions are payable in advance.
Some of the names to bo dropped are
of "persons who subscribed within the
past six- months, but who have forgot
ten to pay. of course Thk Adverti
ser will bo glad to havo theso sub
scriber?, all of them, to pay up and
to continue tho paper to them. It will
be continued oven to those who give us
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
ONE CENT A WORD.
Just received a car of white corn
slightly damaged; will sell at a bargain.
_J. H. Sullivan.
for Sale?Thoroughbred Berkshire
pig, Biltmore and Hamilton strain.
Orders booked for shipment May 15th.
J. B. Humbert,
Princeton, S. 0.
O.A.? T o m. x ?r
HE WANTS A SUIT.
Mother! That little boy wants a suit. The
other boys are wearing suits that they got at
our store, and they fit like a new mitten. We
want all the mothers to bring their boys suit
problem in to us for solution. We have pre
pared to give all sorts of help to the busy
mothers this season. But we can't help you
unless you let us?unless you bring the little
men in to see us.
The mothers want good suits?wc have them in many kinds and at fair prices. The boys don't care so much
about whether the suit is good or not, but he likes it because it looks well. Well, we have the suits that not only look
well to the boy, but have the quality that pleases the mothers. _
A ?10.00 SUIT.
We don't want you to forget our $10.00 line of
Men's Suits. It is the strongest inducement we can
offer you in a good suit for a moderate price.
There is a $15. 00 Suit that we are going to sell a
good many of, too.
? ' .i
It is a Derby or a Soft Hat?
We have either, and they are just right in every
way. Prices $1.00 to $3.00. You may have a queer
head, but we have the hat.
We are selling a good kind?the kind that will give you use and satisfaction for ycur money. The well known
??Barry" for men is a shoe of undoubted worth. Men who wear it are pleased with its look and its quality. The
??Barry" prices are $3.00, $3.50 and $4.00, and the shoes come in all the popular leathers. Our shoes and oxfords for
women and children are worth looking at the first time you have a chance. Prices are moderate.
Laurens, S. C.
J. E. ninter & Bro.,
Clothing, Shoes and Dry Goods.
IN THE CHURCHES.
Services First aud Third Sundays in
the month, morning and afternoon.
During Lent, which begins to-day,
Ash Wednesday, the woek day services
will bo held on Tuesday and Thursday
afternoonsat4.30 p. m. All are invited
to attend. It is necessary that man
should now and then withdraw within
himself, think of Iiis eternal interests
and examine with peculiar care his ac
count with God.
"We must retire inward," 6ays St.
Bernard, "if we would ascend upward."
Lent is a temporary retirement from
the absorbing cares of the world for
meditation and prayer.
W. S. Holmes,
First Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, Rev. Watson B.Duncan, A. M.,
pastor. Preaching at 11 o'oclck a. m.
and at 7.30 p. m. Prayer meeting on
Thursday at 7.80 p. m.
Sunday School, Hon. C. C. Feathor
stone, Superintendent, at 10 o'clock at
Woman's Missionary Society, Mrs. S.
D. Garlington, President, meets on
Tuesday after First Sunday, at 4.80
o'clock p. m.
Ladies' Aid Society, Mrs. J. F. Bolt,
President, meets on Tuesday, after
Third Sunday at 4.30 o'clock p. m.
Church Conference every Third Sun
day after the morning service.
First Presbyterian Church, Rev.
Robt. Adams, Pastor, services at 11 a.
m. and 8:15 p. m., each Sabbath. All
Sunday School, C. W. Tuno, Super
intendent, Sunday Morning at 10 a. m.
Todd Memorial Presbyterian Church,
East End,-Pastor. Preach
ing la Factory Hall ovory
Appointments for North Lmjrens
Trinty, First Sunday, at 11 o'clock,
Trinity, Third Sunday, at 3:30
o'clock, p. m.
Shiloh, First Sunday, at 3:30 o'clock,
Shiloh, Third Sunday, at 11 o'clock,
Dials, Second Sunday, at 11 o'clock,
Dials, Fourth Sunday, at 3:30 o'clock,
Graycourt, 2d Sunday at 3.30 o'clock,
Graycourt, 4th Sunday at 11 o'clock
Sunday Schools at each appointment
one hour before preaching.
Prayer meeting Thursday nights at
Graycourt, at 8 o'clock. All arc alike
invited to attend these services, for it
is hero, as it is In Heaven, "tho rich
and the i>oor meet together."
J. K. McCain,
Dorroh Presbyterian church, Gray
Court, S. C, T. B. Craig, pastor.
Preaching on 1st Sunday at 11 a. m.
3rd Sunday 4 p. m.
Sabbath School on 1st and 2nd Sun
days at 10 a in., and on 8rd and 1th
Sundays at 3 p. m.
J. T. Peden, Supt.
Appointments for 1903.
Langston'8 Church, Saturday before
1st Sunday, servicss at 3 p. m. 1st Sun
day IIa. m. Sunday School at 10 a. m.
Lanford Churoh, Saturday before 2nd
Sunday, services at 55 p. m. 2nd Sunday,
11 a. m. Sunday School 10 a. m. Prayer
meeting Sunday night.
Bell View Church, 4th Sunday 11a
m and 7.30 p. m. Sunday School ovory
Sunday at 10 a. m. Prayer meeting
every Sunday night.
Padgett's Creek Baptist Church, Sat
urday beforo 3rd Sunday, services at 3
p. m. 3rd Sunday, 11 a. m. Sunday
School 10 a. m. Prayer mooting every
Sunday night at Cross Keys.
Tho public and strnngors are cor
dially Invited to attend all tho above
e. O. Watson,
Warrior Creek Baptist Church, Rev
O L. Jones, supply- Service every 4th
Sunday at 11 o'clock and Saturday be
Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Rov. R.
B. Vaughn, Pastor?Sorvlco on tho 1st
Sunday of each month at 11 o 'clock a.
m. and on Saturday before at 2 o'clocn
rev. s. w. henry's appointments.
Bethesda, 1st Sunday, 11 a m.
Lebanon, 1st Sunday, 3.80 p.m.
Mt. Bethel, 2nd Sunday, 11 a. m.
King's Chapel, 2nd Sunday, 3.80 a. m.
Lebanon, 3rd Sunday, 11a. in.
Bethesda, 3rd Sunday, 3.20 p. m.
King's Chapel, 4th Sundy, 11 a. m.
' Mt. Bethel, 4th Sunday, 3,80 p. m.
Cures Cancer and Blood Poison.
If you havo blood poison producing
opuptlons, pimples, ulcers, swoolen
glnnds, bumps and risings, burning,
Itching skin, copper-colored spots or
rash on tho skin, mucous patches in
mouth or throat, falling hair, bone
pains, old rhoumatlsm or foul catarrh,
tako Botanic Blood Balm (B. B. B ) It
kills tho poison in the blood; soon all
sores, eruptions heal, hard swellings
subside, aches and pains stop and a
perfect cure is made of the worst cases
of Blood Poison.
For cancer, tumors, swellings, eating
sores, ugly ulcer?, persistent pimples
of all kind's, take B. B. B. It destroys
the oancer poison in the blood, heals
cancer of all kinds, cures the worst
humors or suppurating swellings.?
Thousands cured by B. B. B. after all
else fails. B, B. B. is composed of pure
botanic ingredients. Improves tho di
gestion, makes the blood pure and rioh,
*>tops the awful itching and all sharp,
shooting pains. Thoroughly tested for
thirty years. Druggists, $1 per largo
bottle, with complete directions for
home onre. Simple free and prepaid
by writing Blood Balm Co., Atlanta,
Ca. Describe trouble and free medi
cal advice also sent in sealed letter.
Sold In Lanrens by B. F. Posey.
RALLY JVAS HELD.
Mr. Martin at Gray-Courfc
First Visit of a State Su
Lirtlo Boy Accidentally Shot In the
Leg hut Doing Wcll-Mauipn
In Orny Court.
Gray Court, April 6.?There was
quite an educational rally at the Gray
Court-Owings Instituteon last Wednes
day. The occasion was the visit of
State Superintendent of Education O.
B. Martin and Chas. P. Brooks to the
school. All the trustees and a number
of the patrons were thoro. Splendid ad
dresses were made by Prof. Martin,
Prof. Brooks and Prof. Jones, princi
pal of the school. This is the first time
our schools have been honored by a
visit from the State Superintendent.
Wo all foci quite an interest in Prof.
Martin anyway. Ho married a Lau
rens county woman and we boliovo
that it was Abo Cook's Iniiuenco and
tho Laurons vot3 that elected him to
his high olllco.
The seven or eight years old son of
Mr. T. C. MeCauley was accidentally
shot one day last weok. Mr. MeCau
ley and family were .'ponding the day
at Mr. T. W. Cannady's. After dinner
Mr. Cannady's sons and some other
boys were preparing to go hunting.
The child came out tho door just as
one of tho yonngmcn picked his ?uu ?i/
*'om tho piazza, floor. Tho gun was
acol??u*aUy discharged, the entire load
of No 8 shot entoring tho leg of the lit
tle boy from the thigh to the foot. The
fellow is getting along very well now.
They have a flourishing Sunday
School at Leakvllle school houso every
Sunday at 3 o'clock with J. D. Power
Miss Bessie Owings is visiting her
cousin, Miss Delia Owings.
Mumps arc very prevalent in this
community now. D.
For Fiscal Year beginning
April 1st, 1902, and
Ending April 1,1903.
1 Jills payable March 31, '02, $ 4,647 23
Extension of W. and L. Plant, 181 88
Real Estate bought, 08 59
Sinking Fund, 4,075 38
Water and Light salary, 1,480 00
General salary, 2,661 50
City Attorney's salary, 137 50
Laurons Library Association, 55 00
Charity, 21 05
Stationery, 5 10
Feed, 747 62
County and State tax, 79 50
Board of Health Expenses, 1,081 43
Chaingang. ? 20
Stable Rental, 72 00
Kxlra Police, 121 45
Advertising and Printing, 134 26
Fire Insurance, 143 67
Guard House Expense, 28 20
Fire Department, 28 80
Water and Light Work, 402 05
Street Work, 1,575 40
Bridge Work, 400 69
Curbing, 285 96
Material. 284 19
General Expenses. 4,273 85
interest on City Bonds, 2,100 00
Interest and Discount, 428 27
On Deposit in Banks, 1,193 78
Outstanding accounts due, 208 63
Unpaid accounts due others,
March 81st 1002, 180 20
Cash on bund, 18 20
Cash on hand, March 31, 1902, 18 06
On Doposits in Bank?, March
31st, 1902, 734 88
Outstanding accounts, March
81st, 1902, 455 38
Tap Main, 42 00
Hauling, 5 00
Bills payable, 2,000 00
Heal and Personal Tax, 8,787 08
Special Tax, 2,579 10
Street Tax, 471 15
Dog Tax, 41 00
Fine account, 1,079 25
Opera Hall Rental, 204 00
Water Rental, 1,646 10
Light Rental, 2.244 82
Dispensary profits, 4,287 07
Sinking Fund, Mnrch 31, 1902, 2,876 30
Matorial on hand, March 81, '02, 800 00
Unpaid accounts due others, 119 38
L. G. Bai,lb,
[ti, 8.1 Clerk Council.
W. A. Watts,
R. Fleming Jones,
J. 8. Bennett,
Ice! Ice!! Ice!!!
After April 11 no ioe will be sold at
tho ice-house for cash, but will be de?
livored by tho wagons to holders of
Ice-books. Book-holders may get ioe
at the loe-houao at any time during the
day by sondlng for it, with books.
The wagoua will make one delivery
every day except Sunday and two ok
Saturdays. Ice-books are now on aal?.