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THE OLD RELIABLE
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
Ucrnum in Fowler Hall
Visitors Present from
Charming Effects Produced by Use of
Japanese Lanterns and American
Flags?List of Dancers.
A gerinan was given Tuesday eve
ning in Fowler Hull by tbe Laurens
German Club. The ball was brilliantly
illuminated and tastefully decorated,
American Flags predominating.
The german commenced at 10 o'clock
and was led by Mr. John Young Gar
lingtou with Miss Kittie Tennant of
Columbia. In the grand march each
couple was provided with a Japanese
lantern and as tho March commenced
tho olectric lights wore extinguished,
thus producing a very pleasing effect.
Another attractive feature was a flag
llguro iu which each couple was pro
vided with an American flag.
Tho following couples were present:
Miss Louise r.ree.den of Bennetts*
ville, with Mr. Jim Dunklln.
Miss Mota Sullivan with Mr. G. W.
Miss Marlegone Caine with Mr. J.
Mrs. Edward Cox, of Gadsden, Ala ,
with Mr. S. R. Todd.
Miss Emmie Meng with Mr. Albert
Miss Rlrdlo Vance of New Orleans,
with Mr. J. K. Vance.
Miss Camille Vance of New Orleans,
with Mr. H. C. Berkeley of Virginia.
Miss Bessie Brown with Mr. Thomas
Miss Claudia Crowd with Mr. Ed
Miss Nellie Miller with Mr. Brooks
Mr. and Mrs. R. Fleming Jonen.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Babb.
WORST OF ALL EXPERIENCES.
Can anything be worse than to feel
that every minute will be your last?
Such was tho experience of Mrs. S. H.
Newson, Decatur, Ala. "For three
years" she writes, "I endured Insuf
ferable, pain from Indigestion, stomach
and bowel trouble. Death seemed in
evitable when doctors and all reme
dles failed. At length I was induced to
try Electric Bitters and the result was
miraculous. I improved at once and
now I'm completely reoovered. For
Liver, Kidney, Stomach and Bowel
troubles it is the only medloine. Only
r>0 cents. It's guaranteed by Laurens
Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co,
We are making a special run on
Celery Co. Great Nerve and Blood
Tonic and havo mado special arrange
with the Company to sell a $1.00 bottle
for 50 cents. If the medicine is not
satisfactory we will refund tho money.
Palmetto Drug Co.
TO CURE A COLD IN CNE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
If it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's sig
nature is on eaoh box. 2fto.
Letter to Ueo. S. McCravy.
Dear Sir: Most mixed paints are ei
ther adulterated or short measure. De
voe Lead and Zinc is neither, so it can
not be classed with mixed pants.That's
why it takes fewer gallons of Devoe to
paint than it does of a mixed paint,
and it lasts longer for the same reason.
Ferguson and Thompson's store,
Delhi, N. Y.| was painted some years
ago with thirty-two gallons of mixed
Painted it last spring with Devoe
and Zinc ? thirteen gallons did the
Devoe Lead and Zlno is here or will
bo hoie very shortly.
F. W. Dkvok Sc Co.
TAKE notice that on the 25th day of
June, 1903, I will render a final ac
count of my acts and doings as Adm inis
tratrlx of estate of Joseph Hipp, de
ceased, in the Office of tbe Judge of
Probate for Laurens County, at eleven
o'clock a. m., and on the same day will
apply for a final discharge from my
trust as Administratrix.
All persons having demands against
said estate will ploase present thorn on
or before, that day, proven and authen
ticated, or be forever barred.
PAKKKY N. O. CULBERTSON,
Administratrix with will annexed.
TAKE notice that on the 10th day of
June, 1003,1 will render a final account
of my acts and doings as Executor
of tbe estate of J. H. Shell, de
ceased, in the Office of Judge of Pro
bate for Laurens County. At 11 o'clock
?. m., and on the same day will Apply
for a final discharge from my trust as
All persons having demands against
said estate will please present them on
or before that day, proven and authen
ticated or be iorever barred.
E. T. SHELL,
May 13th, 1903.--Im.
ALL TBE TEACHERS
Meeting of the Trustees
THE ROLL OF HONOR.
Laurens' Brightest and
Sora? Statistic* or the Work of the
School Year, Showing What has
The board of trustees of tbo city
schools met Friday and unanimously
reelected Superintendent B. L. Junes
and the entire corps of teachers: Mrs.
Fuller, Misses Furrow, Lillian Miller,
er, Mary Miller, Meng, McSwain, Gog
gans, Stevens and Tillman.
Superintendent Jones furnishes the
following among other interesting fig
ures for the past two years: average
pay of teaehers, (superintendent not in
cluded), $45; for previous year (33.38.
Per cent of attendance, 93; 90 for pre
vious years. For cent of scholarship,
83, 74 for previous year. For each
teacher the average number of pupils
is .29; 28 for previous year. Casual
visitors 91; 100 for previous year.
Below is the honor roll. It shows the
bright and punctual children. Kvery
child on this roll should clip it from
the paper and preserve it. Other things
being equal, the chances are that the
boys and girls on the honor roll
will make the successful and happy
men and women. Exceptions are num
erous but tho chances always favor the
faithful pupil. To be on the honor roll
Is a good sign.
NOT AUSENT DUBINO SESSION.
NOT TAROY DURING SESSION.
J. W. Hopkins,
John Terry Poole,
In what it is and what it (k>ea?con
taining the host blood-purifying,
alterative and tonic substances and
effecting the most radical and per
manent eures of all humors and all
eruptions, relieving weak, tired,
languid feelings, and building up
the whole system?is true only of
No other medicine acts like it;
no other medicine has done so
muoh real, substantial good, no
other medicine has restored health
and strength at so little cost.
"1 was troubled with scrofula and came
sear losing my eyesight. For four months I
eould not see to do anything1. After taking
two bottles of Hood's Sarsaparilla I eould see
to walk, and when I had taken eight bottles I
could see as well as ???r." Susis A. Hairs
vom. Withers. N. O.
Hood's Sarsaparilla promises to
ours and koops the promts*.
Annie Simpson, ?
Fanny May Wright.
Jno. Wells Todd.
Meta Stu ll,
NEITHER A11SENT, TARDY, NOR MS"
MfSSED FQR THE KSTIRK SESSION.
John Wells Todd. '
Roy ? wings,
Boys Girls Total
26 21 47
20 23 43
33 18 51
23 20 43
18 24 42
14 23 37
10 23 89
8 14 22
5 12 17
Total 164 186 350
Last year 158 178 336
specials for june:
One pound, tin sift
ing top, box of good
Talcum powder for 25c.
Olive Cream Skin
Soap, 10c cake 3 for 25c
New line Hammocks
from $1.50 to$5.00just
Laurens Drug Co,
Goods Delivered Phone 75 .
Cures Eczma, Itching Humors, Pim
ples and Carbuncles.
B. B. 13. (Botanio Blood Balm) is a
certain cure for ecaema, Itching skin,
humors, scabs, reales, watery blisters,
pimples, aching bones or joints, boils,
carbuncles, prickling pain in the skin,
old eating sores, ulcers, otc. Botanic
Blood Balm cures the worst and most
deep-seated cases by enriching, purify
ing and vitalizing the blood, thereby
giving a healthy blood supply to the
sk|n. (Je.als every sore and gives the
rloh glow of health to the skin. Builds
up the broken down body and makes
the blood red and nourishing. Espec
ially advised for chronic, old casos
that doctor*, pateut medioine and hot
springs fail to cure. Druggists, $1,
with complete directions for home oure.
To prove B. B. B. cures, sample sent
tree and prepaid by writing Blood
Balm Co.. Atlanta, Ga. Describe trou
ble and free medical advice sent In
sealed letter. Sold In Laurens by B
KYLE hay Press
Farmers take care of what you make.
There Is as muoh in saving as there is
in making, apd if you bale your hay,
fodder, ottta, ?bupko elp.', at tRe' proper
time you not only save room apd time,
but you lave 33 per cent of the nutri
olous matter that evaporates when it is
not baled. The
Kyle Hay Press
fills a long felt want with farmers. It
Is the best yet made. Tbe opinion
seems to be unanimous that the KYLE
HAY PRESS Is unexcelled by any
press on the market. It is going to
the front, already a great number of
them have been sola, you only Heed to
try it to be pleased. It is easy oper
ated by 2 men and 1 horse. It is cheap,
durable, simple in construction ana
easily mounted. It Is the only press
that oan be made or repaired on the
form; it nas no fiftfttlng (o break and
cause long delay, No other press has
this advantage. It is the only press
that the farmer oan afford to bay, It
pays for Itself out of the first crop.
Every farmer can own his own press,
and bale his hay at the proper time.
A. L. HUDG?NS,
? taujren?, S. C.
Each year the demand for Matting grows
by leap and bounds. A miles of it is sold
to-day, where a yard was sold twenty years
ago. In Summer it looks cool and it feels
stands the wear and tear
have the advantage in beau
ty of design. You will enjoy
a visit to our Carpet Depart
ment. Prettiest patterns,
most durable goods and
Another package White Silk Per
sian Lawn same as last 20 cents
One lot White Madras Cloth,
white figured Pique and white check
Yard wide black Taffeta Silk at
$1.00. Four Cartons pure Silk Taffeta
Ribbons,?Shades: White, Blue and
Pink, width No. 40, price 15 cts at
Curoa Eruptions, Soros, Collo, Hives, Thrush. Removos and Frovonts,
Worms. COUNTERACTS AND OVERCOMES
THE EFFECTS OF THE SUMMER'S HEAT UPON TEETHING CHILDREN.
Or mall 25 conts to O. J. MOFFETT. M. D., ST. LOUIS, MO.
Costs Only 28 cents at Iffo^sts, TeetSno
State of ?South Carolina,
County of Laurons.
Court of Probate
Ex Parte LjUla Dendy, Administratrix
with Will annoxod, In Re Estate of
E. J. Dendy, Decoased.
To M. W. Dondy, E. G. Dendy, Eliza
Llpford, Emaline Adam?, Comolia
Crisp, Melissa Pierce, E, H. Wattp,
J. C. Watts, Elizabeth Donald, Klttic
Nelson, S. D. Austin, RobertW. Gol
den, IlcnnieH. Cole, P. A. Golden, C.
\V. Golden, LU'aor Lena Donald, M
L. Crisp, A. B. Crisp, Ruth Crisp, W.
E. Crisp, E. M. Crisp, Eugenia
Crisp, Sidney Crisp, Clara Watts,
Ju'la Lindsay, Richard Watts,
Dallas Wat's, Alma Watts, Walter
Watts, Hugh Watts, Sidney Watts,
Virginia Watts, John Watts and
YOU are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer thp potltion in this
notion whi,ih Is filed in the othceof the
Judge of Probate for LnuronH County,
and to serve a copy of your auswer to
said petillonon the subscribers at t heir
ofllco at Laurens, S. C, within twenty
days after tho service horoof; exclu
sive of tho day of such sorvice; and if
you fail to answer the petition whhin
the time aforesaid, tho petitioner in
this action will apply to the Court for
the relief domanded In tho petition,
which is to have the will of E. J. Dendy,
dec'd-i proven In duo form of law.
SIMPSON & COOPER,
Attorneys for Petitioner.
Dated 13th April, 1903.
O. G. Thompson, J. P. L. C.
To the Non-Kosldents?S. D. Austin,
Robort W. Golden, Ulla or Lona Dona'd
and E. H. Watts:
Please take notice that the petition
In this caso was filed jn the of?ce of tho
Judge of Probate for Lauren's County,
S.C, on thel3lh, day of April, 1003.
SIMPSqN & C?OPERi
Att?rnoys fqr Petition or,
W. D. KNIGIiT. R.E. I1ABH.
OlttllT & HA ?15,
Attorneys at Law.
<eT Will practice 1q all the State and
Federal Courts. Strict attention to all
business Intrusted to them
Office up-stalrs, Simmons' Building.
Dr. W, H. DIAL.
No. 110 W. Main St.
Special Attention tilren Women
Office hours in the city from 10 a. m.
to 4 p. ni. 'Phone - Residence No. 44
Office No. 90.
It. II. Welch.
A. C. Todd.
Johnsone, Welcli & Todd,
Will l'ractico in all Courts, State and
F?deral. Ofllco, Law Kango.
(f^y Money to Loan at reasonable in
L A U It KN S , S. C.
Of <Jnlv<'.Nlon, TomN.
"Wine of Cardui is Indeed a blessing
to tired women. Having suffered for
seven years with weakness and bear,
iiu(.(Iown pains, and having tried sev
eral doctors and dlttererti remedies
with no .;,i.u?'s your Wine of Cardui
was trie only thing which helped me,
and eventually cured me It seemed to
build up the weak parts, strengthen
the system and correct I'regularities."
By "tired women" Mrs. Adams
means nervous women who have
disordered mcnspfl, falling of the
WOinb,, oyatian troubles or any of
thc?o ailments that women have.
You can euro yourself athovu". with
this great woincit'a i^iuedy, Wtno
Of (fardu|. Wine of Cardui has
ourod thousands of cases which
doctors have failed to benefit. Why
not begin to get well today? All
druggists have $1.00 bottles. For
any stomach, liver or bowol disor
der Thodford'a Black-Draught
should be used.
J. N, LEAK,
Offers his services to the peo
ple of Laurens County.
Address : Gray CQUR^S. c?
COME TO THE
Cash Bargain Store.
Rock and Rye, it's Tobacco,
Horse Apple, it's Tobacco,
Sweet Mash, it's Tobacco,
Red Horse, it's Tobacco,
Red Elephant, it's Tobacco,
Long Cotton, it's Tobacco,
Parched Coffee, the package
Sugar, the whitest and sweetest
Come and try a Box of that
Shoe Polish, it's all the craze,
5 and 10 cents.
Yours to serve
J. L. HOPKINS, Proprietor.
There are Many Ways of Painting
But only ONE WAY of Painting Well!
O'CONNOR & SCIIWEERS' LIQUID PAINTS.
it tS& best!
Let ns know just what you want?
even though you never saw it for sale
-and we will supply you.
Color Cards Will be Sent on Application.
O'Connor & Schweers Paint Co.
Office and Salesroom 841 Broad, St. ? .
Factory 844 and 840 Uoynolds, St. AUgUSlti, Mil.
For sale by W. I j. Boyd, Lauren s, S. C.
Color Cards and information cheerfully given.
Old Crusher and Lovele r.
Sizes 3 to 13 J
The best pulverizer?cheapest
Ribing Harrow on earth. The
Acme crushes, cuts, pulverizes,
turns and levels all soils for all
purposes. Made entirely of cast
steel and wroughtiron?indes
Catalogue mailed free.
R. Lee Meares, Agent, R. F. D. No. 1,
Fountain Inn, S. C.
Stepping Sto&es to Prosperity
THE SUCCESSFUL PLANTOR ,
,. FBRXUJZSm HIS LANDS.v