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'? - i U Fire, Life,
Accident and Sickness Insurance
J. Y. Gahmnoton & Co.
Pond Lily Cream
FpR SUNBURN AND TAN.
Price 25 cents.
DODSON'S DHU? STORE.
Was Put Off Train by Con
VICTIM OF PICKPOCKET
On the Burlington Kouto
Railroad Olllcla's Wore Considerably
Stirred Up Over the Matter?The
Senator Later Arrived in Chicago
A special to the Nows and Courier
CHICAGO, August, ti.--Unltcd States
Senator Tillman, of South Carolina, Is
lost somowhero botwocn Kansas City
and Chicago. He was booked for
apartments at the Auditorium aud a
number of politicians gathered thoro
for a conference are auxlously await
ing his coming. He is reported to
haro been ejected from a train for
having neither transportation or cash,
and as far U3 can bo learned from rail
road officials, he is either at a way sta
tion awaiting remittance or walking
Senator Tillman is said to have found,
when asked on the train for his ticket,
that bis pockets had bojn picked and
that he had nothing on his person to
identify him to the conductor. The
trainman telegraphed hero for in
struction?, but the Chicago officials
had no means of determining whether
the passengor was on impostor and in
structed the conductor to use his judg
ment. The train has since reached
Chicago, aud the conductor has van
ished, but Senator Tillmau has failed
to appear at cither the Auditorium or
any other hotel.
Tho belief among Chieago railroad
aDd botjl men is that ho was ejected
from the train and Is stranded. Tele
grams along tho lino fail to locate
At midnight prominent railroad of
ficials are in session seeding telegrams
broadcast making inquiries for Sena
tor Tillman. One of them expressed
tho fear Lint Tillman would bring ac
tion for damages.
Tho Senator later arrived safely in
Chicago, none the worse for his adven
Tho startling announcement that a
prevonturo of suicide had been discov
ered will Interest niauy. A run down
system, or despondency invariably pre
oo ie suicide and something has been
found, th it wl I nrevent that condition.
At the first thought of self destruction
tako Electric Hitters. It being a great
tonic and nervine will strengthen the
nerves and build up the system. It's a
great Stomach, Liver and Kidney regu
lator. Only 50 cents. Satisfaction
guaranteed by Lauren) Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
M. L. Copeland,
HEAL ESTATE, STOCKS AM) BONDS,
Sales Negotiated, Rents Coli od,
Money to loan on farm lands at 8 per
Fon Rent?Two 5-room cottages, cor
ner Katharine and Ilcaufort Streets,
noar Furniture Factory, at $(5.00.
Four room house, on Simpson St.
Foil H/vr.K?One 10-room house on
West Main Street.
For Sale In Clinton, S. C? Three va
cant store lots in good location.
Block of nice store rooms on Public
Four acre lot with houses on East
Ono andono-half acre vacant lot. East
Throo handsome cottages on Chost
Ono 7 room cottago on South Harper
- St., near Public Square, $1,500.00.
Elogant 2-acre lot on Holmes St.
State of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
By virtue of an execution dirccled to
nie by John H. Copeland, Treasurer of
Laurons County, I will soil during the
legal hours of s.do on Hales lay in Sep
tember next, boing the 7th day of the
-fhontb, before the Court Houao door,
thu following descrlbod land fr?r the
purpose of paying taxes now due and
owing tho State of South Carolina
ami tho County of Laurens, togethor
With costs and expenses, to wit: All
that tract of land in said S'iSto and
Coanty, belonging to the estate of W.
H. Mardn, doceasod, containing one
hundred and forty five (145) acres,
more or less, bounded by lands of Wal
ter Shell's ostate, Rjv. J. A. Martin
and J. M. Robertson.
Terms of sale?Cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers.
T. J. Duckett,
ShorlfJf of Laurens County.
Persons having business with
supervisor will And him or his
rk iu tho Oilico Mondays and,
^HHkys of each week.
? H. B. Humbert, Sup. L. O.
mvmurni, .iiii .ii. . in
, , Office Hours.
\ , Ufr* r0> v
w.ll be, at my Ornco every day du
finer the week, excent Thursday, and
n that day also, tf notified.
0. O. THOMPSON,
Miss Connie Jonoa is at Wayncs
Mr. and Mrs. M. L Uopor are visit
ing at Pauls.
Mr. A. P. Wilson has rolurned from
Misa Sara Ball returned Satu-diy
Miss Lillian Irby has returned from
Mi?s Pauline Ando-son has roturnod
Miss Willie Jon03 has roturned from
a visit to Wiiiiisjoro.
Cadet Iiaskoll Dial is at home from
the Naval Academy.
Mrs. G. MoD. Miller has returned
from a visit to Abbeville.
Mrs. Lee L?ngsten, of Darlington, is
visiting relatives in the city.
Miss Lucilo Wilson of Ncwbcrry is
visiting Miss Mary Ferguson.
Miss Kato Gary of Kinardi Is visit
ing Mrs. J. Aug. Barksdale.
Miss Willie Phllson is spending
sometime at Glenn's Springs,
The Miss:s Burton of Nowberry arc
visiting Miss Rosa Leo Burton.
U. S. Marshal J. 1). Adams spent a
few days in the city last week.
Prof. B. L. .lonos returned from a
visit to Nowberry last Friday.
Mrs. J. J. Pluss is attending the Bi
ble Conference at Montreal, N. C.
Mrs. Samuel Wilkcsof Atlanta, Ga ,
is visiting at Col. II. V. Simpson's.
Miss Bessie, Sitgroavcs of Bristol,
Tonn., Is visiting Mrs. W. 11. Martin.
Mrs. T.F.Simpson Is visiting Mr.
and Mrs. A. W. Anderson in Augusta.
Rev. W. S. IIolmo3 has gone to the
mountains of North Carolina for his va
Miss Carrie Holmes has returned to
Florence after a month's visit to rola
Dr. Chas. Saxon and daughter, Mr?.
Laura Phil pot, aro visiting M?s. A B.
Thurston In Greenville.
Mr. J. H. Sprouso has ro'.urned to
the city from Greenville county, where
ho bas been visiting relatives.
Misses Virginia, Elolse and Annie
Andersen and Jennie Philpot of Aug
usta are visiting Miss Elizabeth Simp
Rev. Robert Adams and family will
leave for Paris Mountain in a few days
whoro they have a cottage for the
Messrs. Jesse K. Vance and Fleming
Smith have returned from a pleasant,
trip to Greenville and Anderson and
Mr. J. MflXcie MoLees of Groenf
wood is taking the place of Miss Dean
at tho Western Union Tclograb ollice.
The latter has gono to Spartanburg
for a month's vacation.
W. W. Ba 1 has returned from Blow
ing Kock and other points in the North
Carolina mountains. With Mr. H. E,
Walker of Knoxville, Tenn., he made
the trip on horseback. They were gone
Irom Spartanburg 11 days and rodo in
all about 275 miles through ten coun
ties. It was a delightful trip.
Death of a Child.
The little child of Mr. and Mrs. lt. B.
Jones died last woek in tho mill vil
lage. Much sympathy is expressed for
the bereaved parent?.
The Princeton Picnic,
A largo crowd attended tho annual
Masonic picnic at Princeton last Fri
day. Good speeches, sweet music and
elegant viands, with a baseball game in
the afternoon, enabled tho picnickers
to pass a pleasant day. Tho Laurens
team crossed bats with tho Princeton
team and got licked by a score of 3 to
2. Princeton "ate 'cm up."
Work Commenced at Crossing on Main
It may interest tho public to know
that tho Columbia, Newborry and
Laurens Railway has actually hegnn
work on the overhoad crossing near
tho park on East Main Streot. Thij is
tho narrow crossing so ofton rofcrrcd
to by tho grand jury. It will be mado
30 feet wido in the clear. Tho trestle
work will be of steol instead of wood as
at present. This loDg much needed im
provement is In the inloresl of conven
ience, beauty and safety.
MARRIED IN VIRGINIA.
M1. .1 anx's II. Boyd Brings Bis Bride
Mr. Jamea H. Boyd, superintendent
of the city water and light plant, waa
marrried last Thursday at Manassas;*
Va., to Miss Marie Jeffries. Mr. and
Mrs. Boyd arrived here Saturday and
for the present will make their home
with Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Bennett.
Mrs. Boyd spent some time in Lau
rens last year, with Mrs. G. S. Mc
Cravy, and made a number of friends
here who are giving her a cordial wel
come. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd are being
Burdock Blood miters givos a man a
I cb-ar bead, an active brain, a strong
j?lgorous body?makes blm tit for the
I battle of (ife.
RALLY TO BE HELD.
Bnsket Picnic at dray
FINE FISHING TRIP.
Farinorslutorestcd in IIojjs;
Berkshiros aud Other High Class Slock
Crops Greatly improved Notes
Gray Court, August, 10. -There
will be an educational rally at Gray
Court-Owings Institute on tho 20th
with a bnsket plenle. Tho teachers and
trustees of the count, and all others in
terested in education are invited.
Mrs. H. 13. Gritton and daughter of
Laurens are visiting at Capt. A. C.
D. I.. Brooks and S. D. Garrison re
turned on last Saturday from a visit
to friends and relatives in KlbcrloD,
Geo. F. Dor roh, J. II. Garrison and
S. 1). Garrison are among those who
have gone from this section to Clemson
A party from here with Alf Mc
Ninoh and F. J. Owlngs and D. A. Da
vis, C. A, Power aud W. Ii. Anderson
from Laurens were at Yarborough's
Mill last week for a 08mp fish. They
report a splendid time and an abun
dance of fish.
Interest in hog raising in this com
munity is increasing. Two weeks ago
J. N. Leak got a trio of registered
Berkshiros from Lexington, Ya. Last
week L. C. Dorroh got. a pair of O. I.
0. pifrom Oiovoland, O.
Crops in this community have greatly
improved sinco the recent rains.
W. II. Godfrey of Virginia hs spend
ing awhile with his family at Owlngs.
W. H. Moore of Atlanta is at his fa
ther's, taking a needed rest.
Mil PAYNE TO MANAGE
0. B. SIMMONS' STOKE.
lie Will* koChargo August, l">- New
'Joe', to he Bought and barge
Concern to be Run.
On August, l?, Mr. J. YV. Payne,
formerly of Laurens and more recently
of Abbeville, will become manager of
O. B. Simmons' dry goods and clothing
sto?-". Now goods will be purchased
ami an up-to-date establishment in
every particular will be conducted.
This means that the Simmons store
will continue ore of the <>'g concerns
of the city.
Mr. Payne is pleasantly remembered
here and will be heartily \n . smed
again. He Is a progressive and well
DEATH of MIL .1. P. TUCKER.
Highly Respected Citizen Passed Away
at Ashevillo Monday.
Mr. J. P. Tucker of this city died at
Asheville Monday, and his body was
brought here yesterday for intormont.
lie was a sufferer from consumption,
His wife, who was the daughtor of the
late Mr, William Scott, survive* him
and was with him at his death.
Mr. Tucker was about 45 years old.
He was a mail of storllng character,
dependable In business, and respected
by tho community. On account of his
health he had not been activo in busi
ness for some time. He was a good
man and his death is a loss to Laurens.
REV. J. A. MARTIN DEAD.
Passed Away at Mis Home Near ban
lord Last Thursday.
Hev. James A. Martin, a minister of
the Baptist Church, brother of De. B
13, .Martin, died after a long illness
near Lnnford last Thursday, leaving a
wife and family and numerous rolatlvps
and friends throughout the county to
mourn his loss. He was formerly en
gaged in business in this city. On ac
count of bis failing bea'th be had not
been regularly preaching for some
His family have the sympathy of a
large circle of friends.
FACTORY OPERATIVE ROBBED.
Sixty Dollars Amount Taken out pi' a
Mr. P.dgar Martin, an employee of
tho Lsurt-us Coiion Mill, was robbed
one night last week of tho sum of sixty
dollars. Just when and how it was done
is not known. Tho money, Mr. Mar
tin kept in his trunk at his boarding
house, ft is reposed that the gurrt y
ones aro suspectW%ut no arrc-ta bavo
been made as yet.
Tho annual reunion of 0". F, Pour
teeth S.C.V.,will tako placo at Yarbor
ough's Mill, Wednesday, August lOlh,
Every survivor of the command is ex
pected to be present at roll call. Every
body is invited and asked to bring well
filled baskets. The editors of all the
county papers aro invited. Other
county papers please copy .
J. P. Pir,r.AKi>,
For the Committee.
Studying nt Cornell.
Mr. C. B. Martin, headmaster of the
Furman FittingPohool, is taking a spe
cial course thi^ summer in Cornell Unl
veraltv- Mr. Martin ls,a sen of Mr. F.
B. Martin of this county.
PAYMENT WAS l'llOMl'T.
Quick setiioinent <>r Death Claiu by
Bankers Life Insurance Co.
Tho following letter will explain
Laurens, s. C, Aug. 8th, 11)03.
Mr. Chas. T. Levlness, General Agent,
South, Department of tho Banker?
Lifo Insurance,Go., Baltimore,Mil.
Dear Sir: I wish to express to the
officers of the Bankers Life Insuranco
Company my thanks anil high appre
ciation for their kindness and prompt
ness in the payment of tho life policy
of my husbuid, Col. W. II. Martin,
who died on July 8rd, 1008. The proof
Ol loss was mailed to New York on
August tho Ith., and cheek for foil
payment was received by mo at Lau
rens on August8th, 1008, just four days
alter mailing proofs.
On a po icy of $5,0<>;).00, I received in
addition to the faeo of tho policy the
further 8Uin of $40.07 as accrued'divi
dend, making a total payment of
Tho above policy was issued April
MKS. Anna Li. MaRTIN,
Mr. A. .). H?user, special agent for
this Company la in the city and will bo
heve for several days.
ii cut in" kcnaIy?y.
Mr. L. II. Cromol' and His Son Badly
Hurt Last Saturday.
Last Saturday when Mr. I, ll.Cromer
and his son who lives near Clinton
were driving into town their horse
took fright and both were thrown from
the buggy. This was in Main street,
not far from the railway crossing. Both
received serious but not fatal injuries.
Mr. Cromor Is totally blind. His son
was driving and was unable to bold the
horse. After a few days here Mr. Cro
mol" was taken to bis home. His son is
still sulVot ing but is likely to recover.
.Mrs. W. M. Mab on Dead.
Mrs. Hannah Mahon, wife of Mr. W.
M. Mahon, died Monday in the northern
part of the county. She leaves be
sides her husband several children. Be
t?rt? her marriage she was a Miss Colc
man. She was a member of the Bap
ti-t, Churon and a sincere Christian
woman, who will bo much missed in
AN AI?HI) WAR VETERAN.
JoimtlvSfh Hanks' lutorcsDng Story?
A Greenville Man.
Greenville, S C, Aug. 7.?Jonathan
C. Hanks of tho Sandy Flat section m*
this coun'y. a veteran of tii.^.ewars,
was hero yesterday to ha., e County
Clerk J. A. McDaniol approvo his
claim ???'< $80 26 as his qnarti Hy pension
from the government for his sorvicos
in the Mexican war. Mr. Honks is 101
years old and was burn in Lincoln
County, N. C, afterwards moving to
Tennessee, whoi'0 he resided until sev
eral JV''""S ag>,?hon he moved to this
Mr. Hanks first experienced tho
thrills of warfare In the contests with
tho Indians in Florida, where he on.
joyed many novel and exciting occur
He was nf orwards a soldier in tho
Mexican war, but enlisted only n short
lime previous to the declaration of
peace. When war was declared be
tween tho states, Mr. Hanks' patriotic
spirit again came to tho front and he
was one of tho IIret to enli.-t in his
state. Ho served four j ears In the
(V?.federate service an* made a gal
lant and true soldier, ono who never
dickered when looking down tho bar'
rcl of a musket.
Despite his old age Mr. Hank.s con
tinues to go about unassisted, but ho is
feeble anil his step Is trembling. In
conversation yes'erday with your cor
respondent, Mr. Hanks said there was
no'hing ho enjoyed more than a drink
of good whiskey. Tboso who know him
wt 11 say Ibat ho drinks the very best
whiskey obtainable, and to this fact he
attributes his lease on life.
FOURTH SECTION tfO MEET.
Baptists to (lather at Holly Grove Sat
urday Before Filth .Sunday.
The Union Meeting of the Fourth
Section of the I.aureus Association will
meet with Holly Grove, Saturday be
fore tho Fifth Sunday in August.
10 a. m. Prayer and praiso services
J. L Boyd.
Wl.09. Address,Christian Intelligence
a means to an end I. H. Wharton.
IVi30 Kssay, Abiding in Christ,
Bearing fruit In righteousness.?W. P.
11,46. Rpplttial power in tho Church.
J, B. Porrott.
2 P. M. Primary mission of the
Church in tho world -M. L. Nelson.
3.20. Tho Biblo in the hand, in tho
heart, in tho lifo ? J. A. Martin.
Sunday, 10 a. m. Mass-meeting In
in'crcstof Sunday .School work.
T Address, whore are the Church
members? W. P. Turner.
10.30. Addres?, whero are tho chil
dren? .). b. Parrott.
11. Missionary r'ennon?J. A. Mar
All exercises intermingled with prayer
W. P. Turner,
Drygoo'Ja, notions, millinery at Da
vis, Roper & Co.
Trunks, valices, hand bags at Da
vis, Roper & Co.
WE will be at Childress Bros, sta
bles, Laurens, S. C, on Monday Aug.
17th 1003, to buy a car loud of log and
turpentlno mulos, ranging from lf>
hand high up. Ages from 4 to 7 years
old. Wo can't ho hore but oue day,' so
bring in your stock and get the oash
8AM 8 & HHMPSTON.
SCHOOLS TO OPEN
Superintendent Jones Is
Should he Present on First
Lai k? Attendance is Expected?Every
body Should Assist in Increasing
S:iper;ntendont Jones of the city
schools sends iho following announce
ment to Tin-: Advkrtiskr:
Tho city sohools will ofion nt !? o'
clock Thursday, September, 3rd.
Patrons will please noto that we be
gin tb s year on Thursday. This is an
experiment which wo hop3 will prove
Bath factory. Usually It takes a diy or
two to got down to work.
We would urge pupils who are away
visaing, and those who intend leaving
this month, to be present ou ?!:c day of
opening, September, 3rd. We expect
a large.;- miinb r at (he beginning of
tho comiug fcsslon than ever before,
and it may be a problem how wo shall
seat a'l who apply for admission. The
pupils who are present on the lirstday
of seh ol will have choice of seats aud
pupils coming In later on may net se
cure desirable scat*, if any at all- At
present wo aie ablo to sea"; only
328 pupils. During tho past session ;?">0
pupils were enrolled.
During the coming session wo would
like to liavo every boy and girl within
school ago at school. '1 his month we
ask the co-operation of patrons and
citizens in urging tho attendance of
boya and girls who have not been ac
customed to going to school, Lot every
ono who bolov? s in thevoause of educa
tion considtr hUrsolf a miss'onary in
the, great woik ye*, to be done.
Don't forget I he date of opening,
B. L. Jones,
Assignment of '.oachers for session,
First Grade?M Us Maud Tillman.
Second Grade -Miss Mary Miller.
Third Grade Mi.-r, Kmlly Meng.
Fourth Grade Miss Helen Goggans.
Fifth Grade ?Miss Lillier Stevens.
Sixth Grade?Miss l.i'dian Miller.
Seventh Grade -Mrs Corrinno Fuller.
Migbth Grade* ,Miss PoiTln Farrow.
Ninth and TcnvEl Grades'' Mis3 Jose
phine MoSwaln, assisted by the Super
HOLINESS MEETING IN PROGRESS.
Much Interest Is Manifested at Brow
erton Deith of an Aged Lady.
Poi'lak Sl'iuno, August, 5.?A holi
ness meeting is being carried en in the
Brewerton Church this week, conducted
by Rev. Anderson and Lev. Klnard.
Great ioterett is manifested. Rev. N.
J , Holmes and Luther Graham aro ex
pected to assLt.
Among the visitors in the community
this week aro Mr. John Burnett and
wife, Mr. Willie Wood and family, Mr.
Willie Walkor and family, Mr. War
ren Walker, wlfo and babv, all of
Mrs. John Sims and children of Tip
Top spent several days in the commu
nity last week.
Mr. Frank Burgess and Mr. Mc\>uo
ter oi Piedmont were recent visitors.
Mr. Luther Poland and famMy aro
spondlng sevoral days near Donalds.
Mr. J. '/',. Manly and wife and father,
Mr. N. Y. Manly, left this week for an
oxtended visit to relatives and friends
Mrs. Knight, wife of 'Squire Knight,
residing abovo Princeton, parsed away
at lit"- home 1 \st Friday and hor re
mains wero brought to Friendship Sat
urday for intormcnt. Tho deceased
had been rlllicted for a number of
yoars, confined to her bed. She was
about 00 years old.
Mr. Joseph Thompson of tho Brew
erton section is somewhat indisposed
at this writing, but It Is hoped that his
illness will bo of abort duratlan.
Mr. John w. Bagwell ami family of
Alma are spending several days in the
community, the guests of Mr.'. N. Y.
Miss Maltie Bolt of tho I tabu n com
munity Is spending awhile in the com
munity, the fcaest of Mr. Joseph
Several from here anticipate attend*
lug tho reunion at I'nion Church to
ONE CENT A WORD.
FOB SALTS?Jersey cow, fresh in
milk, with recond calf. Also, Burk
shire pigs for sale.
Rkv. w. a. Clark.
Fok Samc? 28 pig? ready for deliv
ery 10th to 25th of August $1 50 to
$2.00. Six Cows in fresh milk. $25 to
U. F. D. Fountain Inn
Fine mules, fine milch cows, other
cattlo and hogs for aalo.
it. Bi BSLLi
No such thing aa "summer com
plaint" where Dr. Fowler's Extract of
Wild fitrawborry is kept handy. Na
ture's remedy for every looseness of
ON BEING A I
If You Sit on a High Place. Don't
Ga/.o at the Cloudi
PlYini "Lclh ra Frotn n St If Mmlt ^fi)?- j
t'lmiit !?> His Sim," hn Ocotye
Consider en re fully before you say a
Iiard word to a intiu, but never let a
ehunee to say a good one go by. Praise
judiciously bestowed Is money Invest
Never learn anything nbout your
UHMl except from themselves. A good
manager needs no dotoetlvos, and the
fellow who enn't read human nature
can't manage it. The phonograph rec
ords of a fellow's character are lined
In his face, and a man's days tell the
secrets of his nights,
Do slow to hire and quick to fire. Tho
(lino lo discover Incompatibility of tem
per and curl papers Is before the mar
riage ceremony. But when you find
that you've hired (he wrong man you
can't gel rid of him too quick. Day hint
an extra mouth, but don't let him stay
another day. a discharged clerk in tho
Ofllco is like a splinter in the thumb?a
center of soreness.
Never threaten, because a threat is a
promise to pay that It isn't always con
venient to meet, but If you don't maka
11 good It hurts your credit. Save a
threat till you're ready to act, and then
you won't need It. In all your dealings
remember that today is your opportu
nity; tomorrow some other fellow's.
Keep close to your men. When a fel
low's sitting on top of n mountain he's
in a mighty dignified and exalted posi
tion, but If he's gn/.lng at the clouds
he's missing a heap of Interesting and
Important doings down In the valley.
Never |dS>? your dignity, of course, but
tie it up in all the red tape you can Hud
around the office and tuck It away In
It's easy for a boss to awe his clerks,
but a man who Is feared to his face Ik
haled behind bis back. A competent
boss can move among his men without
having to draw an Imaginary line be
tween them, because they will see the
real one ii' it exists.
Besides keeping In touch with your
office men you want lo feel your sales
men all the (line. Send each of them a
letter every day, so that they won't for
get that we are making goods for
which wo need orders, and insist 01
their sending you a line every da}
whether ihey have anything to say 01
not. When n fellow has to write in six
times a -week to the house he uses up
his explanations mighty fast and he's
pretty apt to hustle for business to
make his seventh letter Interesting.
Bight here 1 wan I lo repeat that in
keeping track of others and their faults
It's very, wry important that you
shouldn't lose sight of your own. Au
thority swells up some fellows so that
they can't see their corns, bill a wise
man Irios i > cure his own while remem
bering i-.ol lo trend on bis neighbor's.
Perhaps a Life Saved.
'?A short time ago I was taken with
a violent attack of diarrhoea and bo
llovo I would have died if I had not
gotton relief," says John J. Patton, a
leading citizen of Patton, Ala. "a
friend recommended Chamberlain's
Bholera and Diarrhoea Ilomedy. I
bought a twenty-live cent bottle and
after taking threo doses of it was en
tirely cured. 1 consider it the host
remedy in the world for bowel com
plaints. For sale by Laurens Drug
Literary Topics of Interest.
Alfred Henry LjwU' new novel,
"Peggy O'Noal," is now officially re
ported to be tho best selling book in
New York and Philadelphia. Tho
story ia dramatized and will shortly bo
staged; tho fashion papors tell us that
the Peggy O'Neal headdress has be
come tho voguo at Newport, and now
wo have Iho Peggy O'Neal drink, fa
mous in tho south, and arrived In New
York. Al'lor all, "beauty never dies,"
and the famous histotical beauty Peg,
cf Andrew Jackson's tune, is living
again in fashion, literature and even
in drink. One bard was moved to
song in tho New York Journal a few
days ago. Here is the poem as it ap
A DRINK FOR BUMMER days.
The Poggy O'Neal.
Fall into line, all you with a thirst
Dress up! Mark time! Forward! Fours
right, quick wheol!
Throats that aro parching and tongues
that aro dry thcro,
Forward, quick stop, for a Peggy
Halt! Stack your arma. Rost at ease
for a bit now.
Keep both your oyes on the "man at
Watch him preparing the season's
best hit now,
Concocting tho world-famous Peggy
Pog ' tho cherry with the dew o' tho
morn on it,
A warm, hit of Parfalt Armour, and the
Of a south-scented lime with tho glint
o' tho sun on It?
The Venus of drinks Is croa'.ed?Peg
Station a guard there of mint stalks
Chill her with ice. Now for woe or for
Lift up your glasses with cheers and
Down with her! Down with her! Peggy
Working night and day.
The busiest and mightiest little
thing that over was made is Dr. King's
Life Pills. These pills change weak
ness into strength, llstlessneis into en
ergy, brain-fag into mental power.
They aro wonderful in building up the
health. Only 25 cents per box. Sold
by The laurens Drug Co. and Pal
metto Drug Co.
Tho Town Is Pull of Visi
CHOPS AUK GROWING.
Enjoyment Plentiful at
?Big Ike" and Other (James-Visitors
from Many Points at Tip Top ?
W ATKIU.OO, S. C, Aug. ?, llKO?Wo
are always blessed with a jolly crowd of
visitors. * Mrs. T. 13. MoCullOUgh has
had the pleasure of entertaining Misses
Marie. Inez and Annie MoCullOUgh of
Mrs. Glenn, of Nashville, Tenn., has
spent a few weeks very pleasantly with
kindred at Waterloo and Tip Top.
Among other visitors of Tip Top is
Miss Lydia Mlxon, of Georgia.
Mrs. Davenport, of Atlanta, has been
with relatives of Tip Top.
Mrs. Leloh, of Hickory Grove. S. ( '..
and Mrs. Lipscomb, of Rich, S. C, have
been spending some time with their
parents, Dr. and Mrs. L. M. Henderson
Mr. J. ll. Lowe, of Spartanburg,
spent a few days of last week with rela
tives and friends.
Prof. J. Y. Bryson, Ph. 1)., A. M..
A. B., Principal Waterloo High School,
has been In town?not on business, bow
Mr. Will Bond and family, of Green
ville, have been with relatives for a
Miss Blanche Klliott is visiting Mr.
Henry Wharton's family.
Mrs. Walter Wharton, of Laurens, is
visiting Col. J. H Wbarton's family.
Mrs. McSwaln and Mrs. I'.tta Puller,
of Spartanburg, and Mrs Bold, of Clif
ton, are visiting Mrs. Nelson.
Everybody enjoyed the barbecue in
Smith's pasture last week, the races as
well as the eating. W. J. Anderson
and Preston Smith won the prizes Tho
most attractive feature of the day was
the old and well known game of "Biur
Ike." Everybody joined in the game.
Such makes the old fe?l young, limbers
up the old bachelors, and makes the
old maids, whose name is legion, feel
that they have a chance.
Mr. J. It. Anderson is visiting the
cotton patches In the Pork.
Picnic at Woodville.
The public are cordially invited to
attend a basket picnic at Woodvil'
school house near Wham s Lawn, Aug
ust, 21 U?03 to bo given In behalf or the
W. O. W. Prominent speakers are ex
pee'ed to dleouss Woodcraft and other
Magnolia Camp, No. 156.
J. R. Wham, Clerk.
The March of Progress.
As long as people knew no better
they were content to do without, tho
railroad, the telegraph, the telephone,
etc., but who, in this progressive age,
would dispense with those ncccssltlei
nOwV So it is with Hour. As long a:
you uso inferior Hour and know nothing
of tho merits of Bransford's ''Clifton",
you may bo satisfied with your bread,
cake and pastry, but if you try one
sack of "Clifton" tho "cake is dough'
with all inferior Hours,
T. N. Barksdale,
M. IT, Fowler.
This disease has lost its terrors slue
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy came Ihto general
use. The uniform success which attends
the use of this remedy in all oasos of
bowol complaints in children has made
It a favoaito wherever Its va'.ue has bc
bome known. Fo.' sale by Laurens
Mus. M. H. FERGUSON.
After she had suffered 15 years we lost
our mother.wife of Maj. M. ID Ferguson,
on tho 27ib inst?, at our home near Ora.
S. C. We exlend our sincere thanks to
our neighbors for their kindu'sscs and
untiring acts of love hikI consideration
for the comfort of our suffering Old moth
er,?Mr. James Nab-rs and family, Mr.
Janus Young and family, Mr. Charley
Robertson and family, Mr. B. H. Riddle
and family and others.
The funeral services were appropriate
ly conductod at our homo by tho Uev.
J. D. Pitts, D. D. Tho interment was in
Our mother lived to tho asre of sixty
llvo years, and was tho mother of four
teen children, eight of whom are living
and wero present at tho burial. She
leaves a husband, eight children, scvon
loon grand-children and two eietera to
mourn their loas. She was an inva'id
for fifteen years, but not a murmur os
caped her lips. She was a member of
the Baptist Church for about fifty years.
Dearest loved one, we have laid thee
Ip tho poaceful grave's embrace;
But thy memory will ho chorished,
Till we see tliy heavenly face.
Lonely the house, sad tho hour?,
Sinco our dear old mother's gone ;
Hut, oh ! a brighter Homo than ours,
In Heaven Is now hcrown.
Our mother has gone and we are left
Tho loss of her to mourn,
But we hope to mcot with her
With Christ beforoGod's throne.
A pr.fWfW one from us has gone,
A vQiue ,ve loved is stilled,
A plaeo is vacant in our homo
Which never can bo tilled.
L II. Ferguson,
J. C- Ferguson,
H. F. Ferguson,
L. N. Ferguson,
H. F. Ferguson,
x A. D. Ferguson,
K. V. Ferguson,
The Ladles' Aid |Soeiety of the
Chestnut Ridgo Baptist Church will
have a barbecue at the Church, Friday,
I August 21st. Tho public is cordially
I Invited to attend.
Several Persons Were Se
ON THE SOUTHERN.
Wisicr Shu rue Among the
Believed That Disaster was Caused by
Criminals Tampering With tho
Switch -DeledIvos at Work.
At 11 o'clock Monday night passen
ger traiii no. .")?"> on tho Southern
jumped tho track near Gastoala, N. C.
The engine ran into a lumbor car and
exploded. Engineer Dlack of Spartan
burg was badly hurt together with tho
negro fireman and two mail clorks.
One of the latter, it is said, was
Wistar Sharpo, nephew of W. U.
Hiehoy of this town and who is
well known here. Hia leg was broken.
None of the injured is expected to die.
The passengers were not hurt.
It is believed that the switch was
tampered wlh. by persona who in
tended to wreck the train and this
caused the disaster. Detectives are atr
work on the case.
Your first du'y In buying goods is to
yourself to save all tho money you ran.
Wo claim to have all you want, just
what you want and at the price you
want. ' What more do you want?
Davis, Roper & Co.
Our assortment of jirdlnora is the
most complete to be found iu tho city.
They come in n good variety of shapes
and colors. Size? from 8 inches to 12
tnches. A full lino of plain flower
jars In all sizes.
S. M. & E. H. Wilko^.
Straw hats at your own price or
cheaper that) you cm expect them.
C ill and see us.
Davi-, l toper & Co.
Expect big targains at Davis, Honor
Co to Fleming & Co. at once, get
one of their Fruit Jar Fillers and avoid
the annoyance and of burning or soil
ing your lingers.
Lots of good tilings in our ladies' de
partment. Don't buy until you rou
Davis, Uoper & Co.
See our bargain shoe counter. $1.00
and $1.25 values lor 75 cents.
Everything for everybody and every*
thing correct. Even tho oorreot tlmo
from Washington every hour.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Now is the time to buy your low cut
shoes In men's, ladies and children's.
All going ;it a big sacrifice.
Davis, Roper Co.
Do you need u combination hook case
and writing desk? We have, a beautiful
line in quarter d oak, rubbed and pol
ish finish, hand carved, latest designs.
Prices ranging from $1-1.00 to $50.00. /
Can't wo interest you?
S. M. ? E. H. Wlikes.
If you want tho correct time set your
watch by our clock. If you want your
prescriptions tilled correctly have them
Palnu tto Drug Co.
New lot laces and emoroideries.
Special values at The nub.
Just in lluist New Turnip Seeds. Ono
fourth pound package 10 eent>>. No
danger Of golting the wrong kind.
Our New Dlscovory is sold by W. W.
Podson, Laurens Drug Co. and Youngs'
Pharmacy under an absoluto guar
The hfsl Is the best. So overybody
says. Try "It" and Peggy O'Neal at
I 'almetto Drug Co.
Tho lino of beaut'ful pictures wo are
running for ecvonty-Ilvo cents is bo
yond doubt the liest ever sold for
that price. Cull and iook at them.
s. M. & E. H. Wilkes, Laurens, s. c.
Special value in solid black and solid
W. C. Wilson & Co.
We have ' It" and Peggy O'Neal.
Ask our so ia man.
Palmetto Drug Co.
" Dig reduction In ladies' oxfords.
$2.00 patent colt oxfords $1.75 at
Our New Discovery is sohl by W. W.
Hudson, Laurens Drug Co. and Youngs'
Pharmacy under an absolute guar
antee. Price $1.00.
Now is the tune to use International
Steck Food to prevent your stock from
dying by uso of damaged corn. Every
R. P. Mllam & Co.
Seo the new lice of English porcelain
gold traced dinner ware wo have just,
received. Its entirely now and very
cheap. Re suro to sea it.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Special values in light coats and line
J. E. MInter & Hro.
J. O. C. Fleming & Co. have tho now
crop turnip seed in all tho varieties.
Sco thoir ad .
1,200 pairs half hose, lOconts value,
to go at 5 cents.
J. E Miuter & Bro.
Cropo tissuo paper. All shades. 10
cents a roll.
Palmetto Drug Co.
A hat for 10 cents. Get a roll of
Palmetto Drug Co.
We have a few more nice spring and
summer Buits. which we are closing at
a great saorillce, preparatory to going
to New York and b.iylng fall goods.
Our preparations for fall will eclipse
any previous oflort and we know this
Is the p>ao i lor you to come and get
Davis, Uoper A Co.
And tho best of all the prices are the
lowest for the boat at '