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Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
Meets ur. 18(b to 15th.
Tho Woman's Foreign Missionary
Union of Enoreo Presbytery composed
of tin' churches in the auove named
Presbytery, will meet at Clinton, S. C,
October, 13-15 lost. Tho object* of the
Un'on are to plant a missionary so
ciety in every church without one; to
promote growth and activity In exist
ing societies, to circulate missionary
Utoraturo: and t) cnlargo and system
atir.3 woman's work for foreign mis
The officers of the Union are as fol
lows: President, Mrs. C. E Graham.
Greenville; Vlco President, Mrs. J. F.
Jacobs, Clinton: Treasurer, Mrs Geo.
H. Oet/.ol, Union; Secretary, Mrs. J.
C. Bailoy, Greenville.
Kxccutiyo Committee?Mrs. E. L.
Hughes, Greenville, Mrs. J. S. Wat
kins, Spartanburg; Mrs. J. L. Parr,
Union; Mrs. Laura McLaughlin, Spar
tinburg: Mrs. L. H. Irby, Woodruff:
Delegates arc oxp: cted to attend the
meeting at Clinton from all the socie
ties and overy society that has not yet
joined tho Union, and every church
now without such society has been In
vited to send a delegate*
Tho names of delegates and visitors
should bo sent promptly to Mrs. A. M.
Copeland, Clinton, S. C.
Go to Williamson's for Cut Glass.
Tho County Treasurer's Bcoks will
bo open for collection of State, County
and Commutation Hoad Taxes for fis
cal year 1902 at the Treasurer's Office,
from October bub to December 31,
11?03. Those who profer to do so can
pay in January, 1004, with ono per
cent, additional: those who prefer pay
ing in February, 11)04, can do so with 2
por cent, additional; thoso who profer
to pay in March, 1904, to the l?th of
said month, can do so by paying an ad
ditional 7 per cent. After snid dato
tho books will close.
All persons owning property or pay
ing taxes for others In more than one
Township are requested to call for re
ceipts in each township in which they
live. Th's is Important, as additional
cost and ponalty may not be attached.
Prompt attention will bo elvon those
who wish to pay their taxes through
tho mall by checks, money order.*, otc.
I'ersons sending in lists of names to bo
tuken olT, aro urged to sond in early as
tho Treasurer is vory busy during tho
month of December.
Tho Tax Levy is as follows:
State Tax, 6 mills
School Tax, 3 mills
County Tax, 21 mills
County Road, 2 mills
Special county, i mills
Special local tax, i mill
Railroad Tax, 2* mills
Tola', 15} mills
Special School Laurens, 84, mills
Special School Clinton, 1 mill
Special School Fountain Inn, 4 mills
Special Lrchool Mountville, 2i mills
Special School Cross Hill, 3 mills
Special School Gray Court, 2 mills
Special School Waterloo, 2 mills
All able-bodied male citizens between
the ages of 21 and ?10 years arc liable
to pay a poll tax of $1.00, exoept old
soldiers, who are exempt at 50 years,
commutation Hoad Tax $1.00, in lieu
of working the public roads, to bo paid
at the time, as stated above.
Come early and avoid tho rush.
J. II. COPELAND,
Lauivns, S. C, Sept. 25, 1003?td.
TYLKR8VIL.LE, Oct. 5.?Miss Nannie
Peterson of your olty has been visiting
her cousin, Miss Ella Peterson.
Messrs. John, Larry aud Ellwood
Dillard and Mrs. W. P. Ohlldress vis
ited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
P. Dillard Imai week.
Mr. J. E. Alexander, one of our
farmers has moved with his family to
Master William Byrd has returned
to Columbia to go to school after spend
ing tho summer with his parents.
Mrs. 8. It. Bass and little son have
returned to I heir home in Beaufort
county, after an extended visit to hor
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Warren
We are glad to report that tho peo
ple in this community havo organized
a prayer meeting. It meets every
Wednesday night at Sandy Springs.
Letter to Rev. W. B. Duncan.
Laurens, S. C.
Rev Sir: Three churches in Bald
win8villc, N. Y., have bad their ilrst
lesson in Dovoo,
Messrs. Osterhout & Loekwood paint
ed the Presbyterian parsonage; esti
mated 80 gallon*; took 22.
Messrs. Sllngerland & Shutter paint
ed the Episcopal church; os'imated 40
gallons; took 28.
Same painters painted tho Catholic
church; estimated 50 gallons: took 89.
Of course, they estimated from what
they had been using. The saving in
paint and work is $4 or $6 a gallon. To
tal saving on throe jobs $125 to $150?
the painting costs two or threo times
as much as the paint you know.
7 P. W. Dkvoh & co.
P. S. ?Moseley Je Ro'aud sell our
Something New Each Week?Barglans
Wo will run for a week at a time
only the following bargains, beginning
September 15th: First week: box pa
per: second week, combs and briiEhos;
third week, pocket books and card
cases; fourth week, fancy toilot sets
and novelties; s'xth week, pipes: sev
enth week, books, Remembor tbc
weeks you want a bargain.
First week don't forget?50 cents
box paper for 25 cents; 30 cenls box
paper for 15 cents; 25 cents box paper
for 10 cent s: 25 1 pound package 10 cts.;
onvelopes 3 cents.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Don't forget next week combs and
brushes. Children going to colleges
now is the to get them.
For a bilious attaok take Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets and
a quick cure is certain. For sale by
Laurena Drug Co.
Our New Discovery is sold by W. W.
Dodson, Laurens Drug Co. and Youngs'
Pharmacy under an absolute guar
For Heart Disease and Nervousnoes,
take Our New Discovery. It curod
Robt. Babb of Cross Hill. S. C. A
guaranteo goes with each bottle at
Laurens Drug Co., Dr. Dodson's and
The largest and most complete stock
of everything for men, women and
children is being secured daily at
Davis, Roper & Co.
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Carriages, Bugo-es and Wagons
in? Cheaper than Anybody. Come and See. lnm
LAUREN5. S. C. D. H. COUNTS
Hart, Schaffner & Marx's Hand/Tailored Clothing for Men,
*** The Florsheim Shoe for Men, B ?
The Dorothy Dodd $3,00 Shoe for Women,
We are exclusive agents for these famous lines. We
are now better prepared than ever before to
Fit From Head to Foot
in fashion's latest fabrics. A wide range of prices
and patterns. We can fit your figure at any
figure your purse will fit.
$5.00 to $20.00
3.00 44 12.00
1.00 44 5.00
2.00 44 7.50
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Hats, Dry Goods and Furnishings,
Everything imaginable in these lines. Our Depart
ments are larger and more complete than ever
this season, and each one is filled with
,^s^SPECIALLY GOOD THINQS.^^
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Shoes of all sizes and shapes. Hats to fit all heads. A full and complete
line of Furnishings and Staple Dry Goods. And in every instance the
PRICE IS RIGHT. ? ;
?J. E. Minter Sc Bro.
Listen to This
Toilet Articles and Stationery
Cost Money. The better the quality, the higher the price.
No druggist has ever been able to sell for less than he paid with
out going into bankruptcy. No man ever conducted a drug stoic
just for fun and nothing else. Our prices are always as small a i
can be afforded. Nearly always they are the smallest lo be found
in Laurcns. If it happens that lower prices arc ollered somewhere
else, you may depend upon it that the cpaality is lowest.
W. W. DODSON.
We give the Whip to
Prices to Double the Sale!
Look as closely to quality as you do to prices.
Heasure your purchase by the satisfaction they
yield and you will say this is the best place in
town to buy.
J, O, G FLEMING & CO.
LAURENS, S. C.
Ti?e Ea* Ly Bifd's Feast
DON'T DELAY TOO LONG
BUYING YOUR FALL SUITS
You know if you decide this question
now you've a Wider Range of Varieties
to select from and you get Longer
Wear for the Money Expanded.
THE PRICE OF
THE SUDDEN CHANGES
IN AMERICAN WEATHER
make it quite probable
that you will get up some morning soon and find the
temperature cold enough for thicker apparel.
Then you'll wish you hadn't procrastinated. Bet
ter attend to this matter
During The Present Week.
It won't require many minutes to step into our store and
get yourself snugly and handsomely fitted, and at a price
that will mean an actual saving to you.
THE SWELLDOM SACK
shown in the picture, is the latest four-but
ton single-breasted sack. 'It has its points of difference
from the HARVARD arid the other single-breasted fa
vorites It is particularly a cut for quiet dressers, whose
taste? lean to something conservatively elegant, rather
than the extreme of styles. It is an ideal suit for busi
ness men who know the value of "looking prosperous."
Any "merchant tailor" would charge you more for the same quality, without being prepared to give you the variety
$10.00 TO $20.00
?t'HAND-TASoRED tv^ffij?^? 'good My'l^nd kecp'you "waiting ?VS^" We7ef.
SCHLOSS BROS 6t CO., arid Other Fine Makes. "The Best CSothes Makers."
Hetter Drop in and Let us Talk it Over.
SPECIALTIES IN BUCK DRESS GOODS!
The greatest line of real values ever shown in Laurens.
Every imaginable weave in the most exquisite materials,
and we would like to impress it upon all that has anything
in this line to buy that a look at our line will be of great
benefit to them. We think that we can show you better
values than you have ever had the opportunity to see.
So come and let us show you our stock, and if you do not
find that the good come up to your expection we don't ask
you to buy them.
36-inch black guaranteed Taffeta Silk that will not
crush. Can't be beat! Ask to see itl Price $1.25 per yard.
All the newest things in Dress Trimmings. Now is the
time to see our Suits, Skirts, Jackets and Coats for the La
dies. DAVIS, ROPER & CO.,
Famous Outfitters for Men, Women and Children.
DAVIS, ROPER Si CO.