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A GREAT DAY.
HEY WARD PRESENT.
Baseball Game Played in
Newberry Defeated the Presbyterian
College in a Flue Contest?About
1,500 People Attended.
The Thirty-ninth anniversary of the
Clinton Presbyterian Sunday School
Saturday was another great day for
Clinton and the 1,500 people who were
present for the speaking.
. Everybody had a good time. The din
ner was splendid and there were^whole
regiments of protty girls. A number
of people from Laurons were In the as
Governor Duncan Clinch Hoyward
was a guest and made two speeches.
His topic was Education and he handled
it well. He spoko twice?once in the
church which was of course crowded
and aftorwards to the crowd outside.
The governor was given an enthu
siastic reception and the assemblage
seemod pleased with hia sperch.
Kev. George U. Atkinson of Char
lotte delivered an address which was
The program of exercises by the
children was well rendored as usual.
In the afternoon a game of base-ball
was played between Newberry College
and the Presbyterian College,the score
resulting 4 to 1 In favor of the New
berry team. It was a good game,
dose con tos', ed.
Saturday night Rev. Sam P. Jones
lectured. This was a pay looture. A
large audlonce board the Rev. Sam,
who, from roports that havo come
hero, ripped around smartly and raised
all the catn convenient. Of course he
said a groat many snrirt things, be
cause the Rev. Sam Is one of the
smartest citizens alloat. He doos not
know how to be dull and he means
well and, on the whole, does a lot of
program ado pte d
for memorial day.
Address to be Delivered by Col J. P.
Thomas of Columbia?Crosses
Laurens Chapter Daughters of tho
Confederacy, have arranged tho following
Programmo to bo observed on Memorial
Day, May 15th instant:
Meet in Court House at 3 30 P. M.
1. Prayer, by Rev. W. 13. Duncan.
2. Annual Address, by Col. J. P.
Thomas?introduced by Col. H. Y.
3. Presentation Crosses of Honor to
4. Col. Thomas will hand tho Crosses
to tho young lady Daughters, who will
pin them on tho Veterans.
5. Formation of procession : 1. Chil
dren ; 2. Citizens; 3. Vctcranp.
G. Procession formed by Mr. C. D.
Barksdale, Chief Marshal. March to
Cemetery, left in front; hale at gate,
opon ranks, enter by inverted order, and
assemble around the Canopy.
1. Heading Roll of Honor by Mr. W.
2. Conclusion of Ceremonies? Decor
ation of Soldiers' Graves.
Tho Chief Marshal will call to his as
sistance as many of the Sons of Veterans
as ho may deem neces?ry.
The ladlos of tho chapter request tho
merchants and business men to close
their places during tho hours.
Mr. d. j. entrekin
married in florida.
Professors Jones and Rico Reclectcd
Teachers of the a ray Court
Gray Court, May 11.?Mr. D. J.
Entrekin of this place and Miss Pooser
of Cold Water, Fla., were married at
the home of the bride last week, and
returned horo on last Friday. This
was cjulte a romantic marriage. We
widh them much happiness.
At a mooting of tho trus'ees on last
Friday, Pro'. T. F. Jones and A. Q.
Rloe were unanimously elected teach
ers of the Gray Court-Owings Institute
for tho next school year. The other
teachers will bo elected later.
Miss Alles McCarloy, who ha9 been
teaching here hss returned to her
home. She has given perfect satisfac
tion as teacher.
TheEntrek:n Q arry Comptny are
shipping lotJ of gran'te now from their
Mr. J. D. 'Rhodes, one of our llvo-a!
home farmers, s: Id tome as flm?
home-raised hams hero last week as
we ever saw.
MEET FIFTH SUNDAY.
First Heel Ion or Laurens Assoc'atlon
at Lanford Baptist Church.
The Union Mooting of tho Flrot Sec
tion of Laurens Association will con
vene with tho Lnnfdrd Baptist Church
*"bn Saturday before tho Fifth Sunday,
instant, at 10 o'clock promptly. .
1st: Devotional service conducted by
J. W. l anford. f
1st: The legitimate acquirements of
money.?Opened by Rev. O. L. Jonec,
followed by Wm. Simpson, (b) And
legitimate expenditure of same.?Wm.
Power and John Riddle.
2nd: What are some of the duties
Christ taught us lo perform??Dr. J. R.
Fowler and J. T. Cook.
3rd: What are the signs of the times
spiritually in our Churches? 0. H,
and T. J. Hughes.
Sunday morning services, conducted
by W. S. Knight.
Missionary Sermon, Rev. 0. L.
Johns; alternate, Rev E. 0. Watson ?
B. W. Lanford,
BOB TAYLOR WILL
Juno 4th I? His Date?Tennessee's
Great Orator Will Give an Even
lug or Delight.
Kx-Governor Bob Taylor of Tonues
seo will looture in the opera house on
the even big of June 4th and there will
be more fun than has been heard in
Laurens in years.
Manager Vance has boon doing his
best to get Governor Taylor and by
hard work his efforts have succeeded.
For fun and eloquence there is none
like Taylor. Ho will charm everybody
and all who can, both of tho city and
the county, should hear him.
A special train will be arranged from
Olinton leaving after stores closo und
returning after the lecture.
Tickots enough for a good houso have
already been engaged?that was neces
sary beforo the engagement could bo
made. All who want good soati should
cecure them without waiting.
Death of Mr. James Hani.
News has been received here of the
death in Goldvilie of Mr. Jamea Ham
who lived here last year. Ho was a
brave soldier of the Confederacy an'l a
pensioner. He drew his last pension
last wcok. Mr. Ham was a native of
Tennessee and served in (he famous
Morgan cavalry. For many years he
lived near Cross Hill.
TO HOLD TENT MEETING.
It Will Begin on Sunday, May 17, on
A tent meeting will begin on tho de
pot lot, this city, Sunday, May, 17.
It will be conducted by Rev. P. B
Klnard and the Rev. Mr. Ehrlio. Mr.
Ehrlio is a convorted Jew.
Both aro said to be good preachf rs.
Tho public is cordially invited to the
OFF FOR THE REUNION.
Largo Number of Veterans Left For'
A largo number of veterans of this]
city and from all parts of tho county
loft on yestorday's train for tho Con
federate reunion in Columbia. Col.
Crows, the Commander, is with the
Camp Garlington dolegation.
Miss Nellio Bolt, tho Camp Fponsor,
wtnt down Monday.
Some Modern Maxims by John
Graham, Pork Packer
CompQtd From "Letters From a Self Made
Merchant to his Son," by George
A tactful man can pull the stinger from
a bee without getting stung.
Benuty is only skin dcop, but that's
deep enough to satisfy auy reason
Clothes don't make the man, but they
make all of htm except his bands and
face during business hours.
Duty means something unpleasant
which the other fellow ought to do.
Easiest way to moke enemies is to hire
Fools will turn out fools whether they
go to college or not.
Give most men n good listener and
most women enough note paper, and
they'll tell all they know.
Hot air can take up a balloon a long
ways, but it can't keep it there.
If you give some fellows a talent wrap
ped In a napkin to start with in busi
ness, they would swap the talent for
a gold brick and lose the napkin.
Just to bo sociable some men will eat
a little food now and then, but what
they really live on is tobacco.
Knowing how to be humble Is a heap
moro important than knowing how
to be proud.
Loyally is the one commodity that
hasn't any market value, and it's the
one you can't pay too much for.
Marriages may be made in heaven, but
most engagements are made in the
back parlor with the gas so low that
a fellow doesn't really get a square
look at what he's taking.
Never threaten, becauso a threat is a
promise to pay that isn't always con
venient to meet, but if you don't
make it good it hurts your credit.
Of course you're in no position yet to
think of being engaged, and that's
why I'm a little afraid that you may
be planning to got married.
Pulling from above and boosting from
below make climbing easy.
Quick to tire, slow to hire?when you've
found you've hired the wroug man
you can't get rid of him too quick.
Remember that when you're right you
can afford to keep your temper and
that when you're wrong you can't
afford to lose it
8ay less than the other fellow and
listen moro than you talk, for when
a man's listening he isn't telling on
himself, and he's flattering tho fellow
Tho follow who has to break open tho
baby's bauk toward tho last of the
week for car fare isn't going to be
any Russell Sage.
Unmarried men are n good deal like a
piece of unimproved real estate?they
aren't of any particular use except to
Vacation of two weeks?enough to
make a sick boy well or a lazy one
Whenever any one offers to let you in
on the ground floor It's a pretty safe
rule to take the elevator to the roof
X-nmple Is only a small part of a man
You am trust a woman's taste on ev
erything except men, and It's mighty
lucky that she slips np there or we'd
pretty nigh all be bachelors.
Zulus, explained the deacon, are de
prived of twenty-five helpful Utile
tracts every time you smoke a two
J. A. Gulledge of Verbena, Ala.,
was twice in the hospital from a severe
case of piles causing 24 tnnlors. After
doctors and all remedies failed, Buok
len's Arnloa Salve quiokly arrested
further inflammation and oured him.
It conquers aches and kills pain. 26c.
at Lanrens Drng Co. and Palmetto
$ Cheaper than Anybody.
LAU RENS, S. C.
Come and See. $
We've Been Hacking
away at you now, for sometime. A good many chips have fallen
but we intend to keep right on until further orders. The news of this store ought to
be interesting reading for everybody who likes to get the value of his money.
We're talking now of all-around values. It doesn't do to forget that a
thing may be worth thu price and yet not be up-to-date. You wouldn't kick very
much, if we gave you your money's worth even in that way , perhaps ; but we want
to do better by you still. Therefore, we're never satisfied unless we can give you
an " all around good bargain" for your cash. Such an offering, we think we have
in this season's
. SUMMER UNDERWEAR.
Our shelves and counters groan beneath the weight of just the kinds you
are looking for. Not like the trashy kind, that goes to pieces in the first wash
ing?but built for strong men to thrash around in. Here are a few sorts. The
prices tell their own story: Best Egyptian Balbriggan Shirts, 50 cents; Good
Balbriggan Shirts, 25 cents.
HOSE FOR MEN.
Men's Socks, in large variety from heavy cotton socks, at 5c. and 10 cents a
pair, to the dainty lace family and their fancy relations, in every color and style
25 cts to 50 cents.
We would like you to see the new Suits, black and blue, and colored $10.00.
Confident that you cannot duplicate the quality for le$s than a third more than
our price. Extra Trousers at $2.00, $3.00 $3.50 and up to $7.00.
CLOTHING FOR B0Y5.
From the tiny mite of humanity "the three year old" up to the yo.uth well
advanced in his "teens," suits are here, to fit and to please. Not only pleasing
in looks, quality and service possibilities, but pleasing in price. A splendid line
of boy's odd pants at 50 cents and 75 cents.
tE0F~ No matter what your wants may be, you'll find this a pretty good place to come to when you
want to supply them. Our prices are always interesting and our offerings attractive, because live men are behind
this business who have your interests in mind as well as their own.
J. E. flinter & Bro.,
Laurens, S. C. Clothing, Shoes and Dry Goods.
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LAURENS, ?. C
Men We Want to Talk To:
We believe that if every man in Laurens was a
clothing expert?if every man, in Lanrens knew
the positive facts in the case?that every man in
Lanrens would come straight to us for all his
Clothing. Koch week we will publish a little ar
gument on this subject. This week's argument is
To the Man who
Wants the Newest Styles.
As a matter of fact, there is
no other store in Laurens
that keeps in constant touch
with the style-changes like
we do. As soon as the
manufacturers have brought
out a new design, we arc
notified?thus the latest
styles arc constantly among
If a man wants to be
sure of wearing up-to-the
minute styles in clothing,
there is only one store in
Laurens to seek?
Davis, Ropku & Co.
Hot hers Should
note the lact that we
are headquarters for all the
newest things in childrens'
and boys' suits, our line is
complete 'and we can do
Don't forget our line
of shoes, slippers and, ox
fords, our prices cant be
duplicated by any. We
want your business,
This week we want to call your spe
cial attention to our Corset Department.
\ye have the exclusive sale of the best
lines of Corsets in America. The W. B.
and Royal Worcester the Standards of
Profection and America's leading Corsets
made in styles to fit all figures, Slender,
Medium and Stout, Long and Short
Waisted. Prices 50c to $1.50. Ask to
see W. B. Extended hip 989 at $1.00
and 917 with hose supporters attached
at $1.00. The Royal Worcester, Prin
cess shape 482 at $1.00 and 432 with
hose supporters attached $1.00. Call
and let us show you.
Woman's headware, the stylish,
becoming kind for Dress and
Street wear. Ready-to-don
or those to order at prices
that will interest you.
Davis, x^ojoef & Co.
Famous Outfitters and Leaders of the Fashions.
KEEP YOUR TEETH.
It's quite easy to keep them, and to keep them sound and white.
But to do so requires a little daily care. Thorough
brushing with a good brush and a little dentifrice
will prevent decay?a clean tooth will
not decay in a hundred years.
Right Tooth Brushes.
A Tooth Brush is a little thing, but it pays to use a good one
and it's well to buy them at the right price. Vfe
have a splendid stock of the best sorts of tooth
^brushes ; genuine tooth savers, and we
make close prices on them.
Also carry a line of the best dentifrices ; pastes, powders
W. W. DODSON.
Low Rates to Re=union.
LAURENS TO NEW ORLEANS
SEABOARD AIR LINE
Quickest and most direct Route Laurens to New
Orleans is Via Seaboard Air Line. *>
Tickets on Sale May 16th to -'1st inclusive. He
\sure your Tickets read via Seaboard .1 ir Line.
For all information as to Rates, Schedules (did
Train Service, write or wire
W. II. SHAJWS, Agent, Clinton, S. C.
R. B. MORRIS, Agen t, (Ireen wood, S. C.
J. A. von Dohlen, Trav. Pass Agent, Atlanta, (la.
W. K. Christian, Asst. Gen. J'ass Agent.
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TOP COATING/ - ?s*
WE HAVE HI
it/There's nothing like NITRATE of SODA.
Any good Farmer will tell you so.
Spanish Seed Pinders for Sale. Dried Ap
ples, Dried Peaches.
We also have, for sowing, these grains:
Amber and Orange Cane Seed, German Millet,
Red Clover, Lucerne and all Garden Seeds?
Fresh and Reliable==Best Varieties.
OUR BEST ADVERTISEMENT
Is what our customers say about us. We try
to make to day's trade enlarge to-mouow's.
Every customer will send a lew friends?that's
the kind of advertising we want. Our goods
are cheap, not because of lowness of price
alone, but because excellent quality is always
combined with a very low price. If it comes
from Tile Hub, it's right.
In Dress Goods
we have all the new and stylish weaves, Eta
mines, Vailes, Twines, 50c, 75c. and $f.oo
In White Goods
and Wash Fabrics of every kind the values
cannot be matched, 5c. to 25c. per yard.
we just about cover the ground. Bach indi
vidual hat is made with special care to suit
each individual customer, and the most pleas
ing feature of all is- the price. Our guar
antee , your money's worth or your money back
goes with every purchase.
TEE IE HUB