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LAURENS, S O.. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20. 1904
TO BE CHANGED.
What The Legislature Is
A KECESS TAKEN.
Dispensary Jobs to be
Two New Judicial Circuits Likely to
bo Established-Whiskey Is
The Legislature having ndjmrned
until Wednesday, the members of the
Laurons delegation o<me home Satur
day. Tuosday, bolntr a holiday, Gen
eral Lee's birthday, no session could by
Representative Cooper has Intro
duced a labor contract bill which makes
the punishment for violations a fine of
not less than fifty ami not more than
ono hundred dol'ars or sentence to the
chain gang or 80 days or both. The
prosecution Is required to be commenc
ed within 30 days from the violation.
Mr. Ccopor thinks this bill will pass.
It is not altogether what Mr. Cooper
desires but it Is the best to be had. The
proposition to mako the eentence one
year which has been killed twica.
No bills of local oharaoter to Lau
rens have been introduced.
It is llkoly that two new judicial cir
oults will bo provided and that the bill
now on the calendar will pass. This puts
Laurens in the circuit with Greenwood,
Abbeville and Newberry. Another pro
p jsitlon is up, to create four new cir
cuits of ten counties each, the new
judges to try only criminal business.
The civil business will bo left to the
present judges. It is not believed that
this bill has any chance of passage.
The bill to prohibit the sale of whis
key and treating within three miles of
an eieotion precinct on eleotlon days
will probably pass, in spits of the
strong opposition of the leading dis
pensary champions, who object to any
thing limiting the sale of whiskey.
The dispensary directors and the
state whiskey commissioner will be
elected Thursday. H. H. Evans is in
the leid for chairman of the board and
it is believed that Mr. McDormott of
Horry will withdraw from the race.
Captain Black has withdrawn from the
race for state commissioner, leaving a
walkover to Tatum of Orangeburg.
The wools are full of candidates for the
other places on the boird.
Thk Advertiser predicts that the
defeated candidates for dispensary jobs
will in several cases be provided for.
When a man falls of election for a dis
pensary place by getting out of the way
of some other fellow it may sometimes
happen that they roce've later other
dispensary jobs. The future will show.
A representative, of course he was
not a Laurens man, has been fined $10.
in the police court of Co'umbla for mis
behavior. The Advertiser inoharlty
omits his name and county. Another
representative it Is eaid was full of
whiskey at Evangelist Leltoh's meet
ing and the Evangelist iu*de him shut
his mouth, which at that time was a
very large month.
It is said that great rivers of free
whiskey and wine are (lowing in Co
lumbia. Some politicians have spigots
attached to them and all one need to
do is to turn the spigot and get his bot
tie or flask filled. The times are good
in Columbia. When the State Demo
cratic Convention meets'it will be con
venient to hold the sessions in a hall
that will bo under the shadow of the
Great Moral Institution.
So far the legislature bus done noth
SAVED PROM TERRIBL E DEATH.
The family of Mrs. M. L. Bobbltt
of Bargerton, Tenn., saw her dying
and were powerless to save her. The
inott skillful physicians and every
remedy used, failed, while consump
tion was slowly but surely taklnsr her
life. In this terrible hour Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption turned
despair into joy .The first bottle brought
immediate relief and its continued use
aompletoly cured her. It's the most
certain cure in the world for all throat
and lung troubles. Guaranteed bottles
fiOtants aud $100. Trial bottles free at
Laurens Drug Co. and Pa'metto Drug
1 ted Tag Sale.
Puts money in your pooket and you
want to Invest it so as to bring you a
good and safe return. I have some val
ues, both in stocks and lands, which
are very attractive. Come and see me
and I am sure that I oan make it to
Among the items whloh I have are:
b-Room house, on Simpson Street.
8-Room house, on W. Main Street.
FOB BALE OR RENT.
0 room house en West Main Street.
6-room bouse on Hampton Street.
10 shares National Bank stock.
10 shares Enterprise Bank stock.
5 shares Laurens Cotton Mills stock.
188 aces land in Jacks Township,
16 acres bottom land near Lauren*.
8-room house on Jones Street,
fl-room house on East Main Street.
8-room house on North Harper St.
S atoro lots io Clinton, S. C.
1 Fine farm near Waterloo for rent-.
M. L. Copeland,
Mrs. W. H. Martin is visiting rela
tives ia Rook Hill.
Mr. Lee Hunter of Hunters town
ship wa9 in the city Monday.
Mr. Robert Anderson, of Waterloo,
was in tbe oity lust Monday.
Mr. D. L. Poole, of the 8rm of Poolo
Bros., Enoree, gavo us a pleasant call
Mr. Robert E. Copeland wont to
Greenville Monday, returning ye.tor*
Mr. J. G. Brown and family to the re
gret of their many friends hore, have
changed their res'dence to Cross Hill.
Rev. W . S. Holmes and Mrs. Holmes
returned from tbe North Saturday and
Mr. Holmes conducted services in his
Mr. W. L. Burns:de, a well known
farmer of Young* Township, has sold
his plantation und moved to Green
Tbe many friendd of Mr. Stacy
Clj?rdy will regret t> b arn of h"s
death, which occurrod^afc his rosioouce
in this city last night.
Mrs. Kate GaiToey, (neo Bobo,) at
one time the efficient Contral operator
here, now a resident of h p trtaoburg,
spent several days in the city this
week, visiting relatives and friends.
The O. B. Simmons Co.'s Big Jan
uary Clearance Sale has been one of
the centers of attraction the last week.
Great crowds of people have thronged
their big store and judging from the
quantities of packages seen leaving
from their place they must have had an
enormous business. Their well known
reputation for handling first class mer
chacdise and the spirit of fairness and
courtesy with which they always treat
the publlo has wan for them an envia
The Ladles' Aid Society of the Pres
byterian Ohurch will givo a "Midwin
ter Picnic", on Friday evening, at Col
lege Chapel at 7.30 o'clock. This will
be for benefit of Organ Fund. Refresh
ments will be served for a small sum.
They will make it pleasant for all.
Barn was Burned.
The barn of Will and Eugene Hol
lingsworth, who live on W. C. Risor's
place near Cro?s Hill, was burned Sat
urday night, together with a year's
supply of corn and 1,000 bundles of
fodder. They aro hard working young
men and much sympathy is felt for
them in their misfortune.
Ureat Bed Tag Sale.
J. E. Minter & Bro. announce a Great
lied Tag Sale in a page advertisement
of this ifsue. This enterprising firm
is always on the lookout for bargains
for its ever increasing numbar of pa
trons atd those who attend this Sale
will have the opportunity of securing
some of the greatest bargains ever of
j fered In the oity. They have made ex
I tensive preparations for this sale, have
gone through their entire stock and
marked every article with a Red Tag?
which denotes reduced price?. Visit J.E.
Minter & Bro., Friday, January, 22nd,
and secure a supply of the good things
at the Great Red Taz Sale.
Look out next week for the adver
tisement of Royster's fertilizers.
R. P. Milam & Co.
TO CURE A CQwD IN ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinino Tab
lets. All druggists refund the money
if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signa
ture on each box. 25 cents.
Our New Discovery is sold by W. W.
Dortson, Lnurens Drug Co. and Youngs'
Pharmacy under an absolute guar
When you oan [own jour own home
with tbe same money?
The Piedmont Savings and Invest
ment Oompany will enable you to do
Instead of Paying Bent for ye^rB
and owning nothing at the end of the
term tbe property Is yours,
Meanwhile, jou have had the home
from the first?with the motivo to im
Owning one's home does more to
make an independent man than any
Aman with little or no proporty finds
it hard to borrow and build.
Such men this company provides
There are hundreds of working
men in this town paying rent in
houses that are not cosy and comforta
ble, they have no conveniences, that
are not kept up and that are not im
proving in value.
Lots in Laurens are cheap. These
same men, with the rent money they
are paying, oan all own homes fn
which thoy will take pride and which
will grow more valuable each year.
The Piedmont Savings and Invest
ment Company is not a building and
loan association. Why? Because the
oentraot is certain and definite. The
borrower knows to a day when his
debt will be due. Moreover the rate of
Interest is lower.
W. W. BALL and M. L. COPELAND
Notice of Final Settlement
Take notice that on the 16th day of
February, 1004. at the office of O. O.
Thompson, Probate Judge of Laurens,
South Carolina, I will settle the estate
of Elbert O. Rowland, deceased, and at
same time will apply for a final dis
charge. All persons indebted to said
est&te must settle same"-before said
date and all persons holding claim*
?gainot raid estate must present and
COURT WILL MEET
Judge D. A. Townsend Will Preside
Three Homicide Gases are on
Grand and petit jurors are expeotod
to be here promptly Monday morning
for court, at which Judge Townsend
will preside. Threo homicide oases are
on the docket and thero are ihreo or
four hom'clde cases rre on the docket
and there are thro? or four prisoners
8EDOND WEEK JURORS.
W A Willis, J II Power, William 1)
Sullivan, S C.Hlll, W II Barksdal", J
H Trayaham, W B Owings, L II Ab*r
cromble, J M Sunders. J D Sexton, J P
Colwell, Ii W Lanford, J D Stuart, II
D Henry, G J Lanford, J T MoDill, W
W Yeargin, W P Thomasor?, Arthur Lj
Hudgens, L R Roper, G R McCau'ey,
S E Leaman, B R Fuller, J Harris
Curry, George W Bal ey, J D Woods,
E G Mitchell, Augustus HulT, F J
South, G 13 Ilendorgon, J C McMillan,
J D Whoeler, W D Patreon, E P
Mllam, J F Mllara, .Tobe M Simpson.
CONF E BRING P08TPO N E P.
Crosses of Honor Will He Bestowed
Tho Daughters of the Confederacy
regret that they will bo unable to con-1
fer the crosses of honor on the sixty-!
four applicants now before them until
Momorial Day, on account of the ex-1
haustlon of tho supply of crosses.
The Chapter will meet this, Wednes
day afternoon, at 3'.30 P. M. at the
home of Mrs. J. A. Copoland. This is
Stonewall Jackson's birthday. A largo
attendance Is urged.
The Chapter hopos that all veterans
in the county who havo not recoived
crosses will apply for them at once.
Every vetoran should havo this cross,
for the sake of his children even if he
does not tako tho troublo for It on his
Look out for advertisement of Roys
tor's Fertilizers next week.
R P. Milam & Co.
Wait for Red Tag Sale.
A Fine Opportunity.
On Monday, February ], Salesday,
during the usual hours of sale, I will
sell the house and lot on South Harper
Street, known as the J. T. Crows place,
to the highest bidder.
This place contains two and a-quar
ter acres, with six room dwelling b:
sides kitchen, stable and cow hnuso
A desirable home, with land enough to
raise vegetables and truck.
A rare opportunity for ono who
wishes a comfortablo home In town,
with plenty of room, cheap.
Terras?One-half cash; remainder on
credit, secured by bond ui.d mortgage.
M. L. COPELAND,,
Real Estate, Firo Insurance, Stocks
Our entire stock of Fancy China will
be offered to January bijerj at out
prices, and you will find both good9
and prices to suit you.
Terrible plagues, those itching, pes
tering diseases of the skin. Put an end
to misery. Doan's Ointment cures.
At any drug 6tore.
Shaw's Pure Malt.
Its vaiue in sickness has been tried
and proved. In the home it is not safe
to be without it. Absolutely pure. On
sale at all dispensarh s. ? Adv.
Mrs. W. H. Liyha, of 1001 Agnes
Avo., Kansas City, Mo., has for several |
years been troubled with severe hoarso
ness and at times a hard cough, which
she says, "VVouid keep me in doors
for days. I was prescribed for by phy
sicians with no noticeable results. A
friend gavo me part of a bottle of I
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy with in-1
struetlons to closely follow the direc
tions and I wish to state that after the
first day I could notice a decided
change for the better, and at this time I
after using it for two wooks, have no
hesitation in saying I realize that I am
emtirely cured." This remedy Is for
sa'o by The Laurens Drug Co. .
IF YOU ARE WISE~
In financial matters you will a'waya
consult Competent, EducUed and Ke
We comp'y with these vory ri eossary
requirements. If you have any real es
tate, stocks or bonds to sell or buy or
any kind of Insurance to place c >mo to
Here Is a partial list of some of our
One hnuso and lot East Main streot.
Price $1,600; oost $2,200. Will ox
ohange for farm or for Bank stock.
2 good building lots in Greenwood.
A fine farm near Babb'.own, this
A splendid farm, containing >???>?:
acres; 100 aores of fresh new ground
and about 100 acres of fine wood land.
A two and onehalf brick story house and
good tenant houses. Price $7.00 per
acre?one-half cash, balance ono and
A h x room dwelling and ono and
ono-tbird acres of ground, le?s than
one-half mile f om center of Laurens
Cost $1,200; prloo $800. Will exchange
this for any g.od stock. This ia a
One vory .desirable building lot on
South Harper Stret at a great sacrifice.
Wanted to exohango R or 10 shares
of Enterprise Bank stock for like num*
bor of shares of Watts Mill stock.
Bank and industrial stooks for gale
or purchase. C.-.ll and see our list.
All kinds of insurance written in old
line companies from one day up. Cull
us up from anywhere at any time. Long
Distune t 'Phone in our office insures
dispatch and privacy.
J. Y. GAKLINGTON,
Todd Office Building,
JLAUREN8, 8. C.
WHO WILL THE
Talk In Laurens About the
THE WOODS ARE FULL.
Others Remain to be Heard
Only One Member of Legislature Will
Staud for Reelection, Mr. Irby
Who arc going to run for the olllces
this year? The time is rapidly ap
proaching when the candidates will
go to work. Some of them arc already
Mr. Goodwin, It,is "stated, is not a
caiul'datc for re-olect,ioti to the ponato,
though The Advertiser has not
heard this from Mr. Goodwin hiunelf.
However, thero seems to bo doubt of
it. For the vacancy, Col. H. Y. Simp
son ar.d F. P. McGowan are spoken of.
Neither h a candidate as yet. Mr. Me
Gowau is also mentioned tor the house.
Of course ifc Is oarly yet an-1 thero may
bo others, plenty of others.
For the house, Mr. W. C. irby, Jr.
is a candidate for re-election. Mi
Cooper will run for solicitor and it is
said that Mr. Nichols will . not run.
Thus only one incumbent will be before
the people again. The nam-sof C. 0.
Featherstono and D-. B F. Godfrey are
ditcussed.lt seems to The Advertiser
that some strong man from Clinton or
tho Clinton ne ghborhood should entei\
Clinton has 3000 people and there has
been no legislator from Hunters or
Jacks lately. Ex-Supervisor Adair, J.
Andy Jones, Hayno Worktnau, G. C.
Young and Jack H. Davis have been
mentioned as good legislative timber.
For Sheriff Captain Duckett is a can
didate for re-election. James W. Hen
derson, B. A. Wharton and B.F.Ballew
are understood to be caudidates.R.Dunk
Boyd, Representative Nichols and Offi
cer J.'W. Bagwell of tho local pol'ca
force arc also spoken of.
John F. Bolt, th-3 Clerk of Court, is
likely 10 bo opposed by T.F.Simpson,
?John A. Franks and T. F. Kay.
Besides Mr. Power, the incumbent,
the only names mentioned for Auditor
are Messrs West Donnon and ex-Audi
tor Liowndos Ferguson. It is not cer
tain tint either of the last two will run,
Supervisor Humbert will be opposed
by ex-Supervisor Drummond.
County Superintendent of Education
Brooks any possibly have opposition
in Prof. George Pitts and Prof. Bryson,
of Ora, Is also montlonod.
It Is thought that Treasurer Cope
laud will have no opposition, as he is
tho most popufar man in the. county
At any rate no other name Is men
tioned for lhat otlico.
Hugh S. Wallace has been mentioned
for one of lhe Coudty Commisslaner's
places. Whether or not the incum
bents will run again is not known hero.
Our New Discovery is sold by W. W.
Dodson, Laurens Drug Co. and Youngs'
Pharmacy under an absoluto guar
antee. Price $1.00.
I have established a FIRE INSU
RANCE Department, having succeed
ed to the Agencies of tho Companies
lately represented by Dr. T. E. Todd.
I represent only the
of the Wor'.d. My Companies have
combined assets of
This meain absolute protection, I
write certain classes of oountry prop
erty, and on all classes of town proper
ty. Call or 'phone me when you want
to take oiu Fire Insurance.
Albert C. Todd,
Fire Insurance Department.
Opium, Whiskey and
All Drug Habits
Cured Without Pain at
If you are addicted to these habits
you think you will quit it. You won't;
you can't umiided; but you can be oured
and restored to your formor health and
vigor without pain or the loss of an
hour from your busines? at a moderate
ooBt. Tbo medicine builds up your
health, restores your nervous system
to tts normal condition; you feel like a
different person from the beginning of
treatment, LEAVING OFF THE
OPIATES AFTER THE FIRST DOSE.
You will food be convinced and fully
satisfied In your own mind that you
will be oured.
Mr. T. M. Brown, of DoQucen, Ark.,
say?: ^'Over seven years ago I was
cured of the opium habit by your medi
cine, and have oontlnued in tbe very
bestof he.'l'h'sli ce
Dr. W. M. Tunstall, of Livingston,
Va., says: "I am glad to say that I
firmly bollove that 'I am entirely and
permanently ourod of the Drink HabiK
as I have nover even so much as wanted
a drink in any form 8im:o I look your
eradicator, now eighteen in on Mis ago.
It was tho bjst dollar I over invested."
Mrs. Virginia Townsend, of Shrove
Eort, La., writes: "No more Opium. I
ave taken no other remody than
yours and I make no mistake when I
say that my health Is better now than
it ever was in my life, and I owe it to
you and your remedy. It has been
twelve years siooe I was oured by
'' For ftitr particulars address Dr. to.
M. Woolley, ?01 Lowndee, Bidg., At
lanta) Ca., who will send you hla book.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE
Effort to be Made to liaise Money Here
This Week and Everybody Should
L^nd a Hand.
So far Laurens generally has given
little to tbe Hampton fund and $300. la
expected from our people. Messrs. S.
M. & E. H. Wilkes gavo a percentage
from their special sale last summer and
the Daughters of the Confederacy have
conti ibuted a sum. Otherwise Lau
roens has done nothing.
In ordor to make tho legislative ap
propriation of $10,000 available tho
stato must contribute a similar amount
Darlington, a smaller county than Lau
rens, has subscribed one thousand. An
derson has 6iibscribod over $500. and
Charleston has made a fair subscrip
It will be discreditable to our county
and el'y if a subscription is not made.
Wade Hampton did more for South
Carolina than any other man in the
last 50 years.
Prompt Payments of Policies*
Mrs. Janle C. Clarke was recently
paid th-s full amount of her Insurance
on her residence, which was destroyed
by fire during tho holidays, her policy
being In the Citizens' Firo Insurrnce
Co., represented by Mr. A. C. Todd.
The New York Life Insurance Co ,
represented hero by Mr. Jack H. Da
vis, promptly paid the policy of $2,000.
held on the late Dr. T. E. Todd.
Mr. Editor: Please permit me
through your columns to express rav
appreciation of tho kind treatment
that i received at the hands of the Con
tinental Insurance Co. in tho event of
my loss by Are.
Now that the sixty day limit Is out I
have received a most satisfactory set
tlement of the insurauce carried both
on my house and furniture, notwith
standing that I bad forfeited all logal
right to protection on the latter by
moving it without the endorsement of
the Company, The prompt and gener
ous conduct of the Local Agent, Dr. W;
H. Dial, of your city, and of the Spe
cial Agent, Mhj. Chas. F. Hard, of
Greenville, moves me to -rxpro-s these
We can never repay our neighbors
far the kind way in which they re
sponded to our immediate needs ox
cept by a life of servico to them.
A. q. Rice.
Gray Court, S. C.
It is exceptional to find a family
where there a?*e no domestic ruptures
occasionally, but the.e can be lessened
by having Dr. King's New L'fe Pills
around. Much trouble they save by
their great work in Stomtoh and Livor
troubles. They no1, only relieve you,
but cure. 2>> cents at Laurens Drug
Co. and W. W. Dodson.
ONE CENT A WORD
$5000 to loan in next ten days; 8
percent straight Interest. In sums of
$1000 and up. Terms to suit the bor
Ferguson & Fcathcrstono.
Thoroughbred Registered Berkshire
Boar, Lord San ford, will make the sea
son at my lot, Gray Court, S. C.
j. N. Leak.
WANTED ? Persimmon, Dogwood
Hickory and Holly Logs Freight paid
on <? u-louds. James Cockshott, Char
leston, S. C.
Notice of Sale
VALUABLE TOWN LOTS.
On the I7ih day of February, lOOf, I
will sell at public outcry at Laurens
Court House during the legal hours of
sale, 05 lots and brick residence, tho
property of j. L. M. Irby, deceased,
known as the Irby homostoad.
Plats can be had at Pa metto Drug
Store from 23rd of January until sale.
Streets havo been opened and lots
numbered. Persons can look over the
property and select lots.
Terms of Sale?Ono-third cash; bal
ance in two or three years. Bond of
purchaser and mortgage of premises
for credit portion. Purchaser to pay
w. c. Irby, jr.,
Notice is hereby giv^n (by reason of
the death of Dr. T. E. Todd, thoro be
ing a vacancy in Counoll) that an elec
tion for Alderman to succoed the said
Dr. T. E. Todd, doneased, will be held
in the City of Laurens on Tuesday,
February, the 16th, 1904.
The polls will be opened at the Coun
cil Chamber, in the olty of I run-ens, at
0 A. M. and close at 5 P. M.
Only qualified voters from tho said
6th Wrtrd, who were duly registered
for the last general municipal election
will bo allowed to vote.
Messrs. H. W. Anderson, W. H. Gar
rett and W. P. Rlohardson have, been
duly appointed Managers of said elec
By order of tho City Council of Lau
rens, this the 18>b day of January, 1001
O. E. GRVY,
L. G. I5ai,i.k, 11,. s.j
R. H. Weloh.
A. C. Todd.
Johnstone Welch & Todd
Will Practice in all Courts, Stato and
Federal. Office, Law Sange.
99* Money to Loan at reasonable in
Laurens, S. C
ON LEE'S EQUAL,
Extracts From English
Lord Wolseley's Visit to
South Defeated Because Cut Off from
tho World?Open Poris Would
Have Changed Results.
The article printed b^low is from a
review of tho auto biography of Field
Marshal Lord Wol.o'ey. formerly ooni
ruander-!n-chief of the British army.
He is one of fho hlghost living mil
itary authorities. What he eays of the
Confederacy and General Lee shonld
be road by all Southerners.
Lord Wolseley was one of the British
officers hurried to Canada with their
regiments at the time of the Trent af
fair. There Is no doubt that, unless
tbe captured envoys, Messrs. Slidell
and Mason, had baen returned, and
duo apologies for thoir capture had
been made, we should have found our
solves Involved In war with Great
Britain. Lord Wolseley's commont on
the incident runs as follows: "One of
tho very shrewdest of men and most
sagacious of citizens, Mr. Abraham
Lincoln, was then President, and was
determined to suppress what the peo
nle of tho Northern Stste3 regarded as
tho rebellion of the Southern Stages.
But he was wise enough to realize that
he could not do so If our lleet, by keep
ing open the Southern ports, enabled
tho young Confederacy to obtain from
Europe anything they required for
their war. Without doubt thousands
of recruits from all parts of Europe
would have poured in through the
ports we should have kept open. He,
therefore, most wisely determined to
disown the over-zealous act of a by no
means far-seeing naval captain, and ac
cordingly, with apologies for tho insult
offered to our flag, lie delivered over t<"?
us the envoys who had been taken by
force from a British merchant ship.
Thus ended an episole that must have
brought on a torrible war if the United
States had then been ruled by an ordi
VISIT TO I.KE.
In tho autumn of 18(12 our author,
Col. Wolseley, paid a visit to the Con
federacy and spent some days at the
headquarters of Gon. Lee, not long
after thai commander had been re
pulsed by McClcllan at Antiotaui. The
Impressions made upon the Knglish
visitor were set forth in an article con
tributed to Blackwood's Magazine in
January, 1803. Lord Wolseley tells us
that, though lie has h?d tho privilege
of meeting Von Moltko and Prinee
Bismarck, yet to him Loo seemed tbe
ablest General and greatest man he
has ever conversed with. "Forty
years havo come and gone sinco our
meeting, yet the majesty of his manly
bearing, the genial, winning grace,
the sweetness of his smile and the im
pressive dignity of his old fashioned
stylo of address, come back to me
among the most cherished of my recol
lections. His greatness made me hum
ble, and I never felt my own insignifi
cance more keenly than I did in bis
presence. Care had already wrinkled
his brow, and there camo at moments
a look of sadness into ids clear, honost
and speaking dark brown oyes, that in
dicated how much his overwhelming
national rosponsi oillty had already told
IjOOKED INTO YOUR HEART.
As he listened to you attentively he
seemed to look Into your hoart and to
search your brain. He spoke of the
future with confidence, though one
could clearly soo ho was of no very
sanguine temperament. Ho deplored
the bitterness introduced into the
struggle, and also tho treatment of the
Southern folk who fell into hostile
hands. But thore was no rancor in
his tone whon he roferrod to tho
Northern government?not even when
he described how they had designedly
destroyed his home at Arlington
Heights, tho property on tho Potomac
ho had inheritod from Gen. Washing
ton. This was, indeed, a bonutlful
character, and of him it might truth
fully be written: 'In righteousness he
did judge and make war.'" Lee
talked with utmost frankness with
Col. Wolsoley about tho incidents of
tho recent battle at Atletam. '"He
spoke very nicely of Gen. McClollan
and of the electric offect hio reappoint.
mcnt to command tho Northern army
had had upon all Its eoldlers. It was
this, I gathered from his conversation,
that alono had, in his opinion, saved
Washington from capture by the army
with which Lee had invaded Maryland.
This recall of McCIellan had not been
foreseen. Tho well known j*alousy
entertained of him by Stanton, Seward
and Gen. Halleok was so great, on ac
oount of the attachment felt for him
by all ranko in the Northern army,
that bis recall to power had not been
regarded as a possible factor in the
oaloulatlon of chance) which deter
mined the iuvaslon of Maryland. The
result was that, when it did take place,
Lee's immediate designs upon Wash
ington were checkmated." In his dis
cussion of the battle at Antietsm tho
Confederate commander expressed to
Col. Wolseley the conviction that he
bad but 6,000 freah men toward eve*
nlng, he must have annihilated the
v AN OUTSIDER'S VIEW.
Our author says that had he been a
"Southerner" in 1861 he certainly
should have thrown^n his lot with the
Confederacy for. he believed that
"right" in the abstract or le^al sense
was on its side. Had he been, on the
other hand, a "Northerner." he would
have laughed at all notions of "States'
Rights." The United State?, he says,
? 'would have been for me one Power,
whole and indivisible, and I would have
fought to tho death eooner thin have
seen that Power broken up upon any
lawyer's regarding the interpretation
of the words in which the 'deed' of Un
ion had been originally drafted. Such,
at that time, was my view as an out
Lord Wol-;eley does not enter into
the question whether the attainment
of independence by tho Confederates
would or would not have boon a benellt
to North America or to the exterior
world. He confines hinisolf exclu
sively to the question in it? military
and naval aspects. "As a closo student
of war all my life, and especially of
this Confederate war, and with a full
knowledgo of the battles fought during
its progress, an 1 regarding this ques
tion as a simple military and naval
problem, I bollevc that, had the ports
of tho Southorn States been kept open
to the markets of the world by the ac
tion of any great naval Power, the
Confederacy must have secured their
Independence. Such, at loan', Is the
dispassionate opinion of an outsider.
Surely tho time ha? corns when the
men of what Is now the greatest Power
on earth?the present United States of
America?can affoid to hear such an
opinion without any feeling against tho
soldier who states it for what it is
worth. Ot this, at least, I am certain
ihat no outsider oan have a deeper, a
more sincere admiration than I have
for their institutions, rhei'v.. people,
their great soldiers and sailors, as wc!!
as for their writers and mon of slcenco."
A VERY CLOSE CALL.
"I Btuck to my engine, although
ovory joint ached and every nerve was
racked with pain." writes C. W. Bell
amy, a locomotive fireman, of Burling
ton, Iowa. "I was weak and pale, with
out appetite and all run down. As I
was about to give up, I pot a bottle of
Electric Bitters, and after taking it, I
fait as well as I ever did In my life."
Weak, sickly, run down people always
gain new life, strength and vigor from
their use. Try thorn. Satisfaction
guaranteed by Laurens Drug Co. and
W. W. Dodson.
Strength for the weak; comfort for
the strong; pleasant and harmless in
vlgoration for both. Rich and mellow,
pure old Kentucky Whiskey. On silo
at all dispensaries. Adv.
Shaw's Pure Malt has a marvelous
dietetic value. While refreshing and
pleasant to take, lthelps assimilation
of food. On sale at all dispensaries.
Just received a shipment of beautiful
china mattings for tho spring trade.
Call and get a bolt while the stock Is
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Shoos! Shoes'. ! Now Is tho time to
buy shoes--at Mill End Prices. We
havo thousands of pairs to roll and all
Davis, Roper ?fe Co.
We are now showing the best lino of
odd bods over brought to Laurens. If
you arc in need of ono wo havo some
thing that will Interest you.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Tho Great Mill End Sale at Davis,
Roper & Co. contlnuoi. Nover before
has such crowds visited our store.
Never before havo wo had such values
to olTer. We call special attention to
our Shoo and Clothing Departments
All must go, and now Is your timo to
lay In your supply. Don't fall to call
this weok. Surprises in f.toro for you.
Davis, Ropor & Co.
i Big stock Shoos just received. Can
suit and lit anybody at Copoland's,
Hundreds of men's suits will leavo
our store this week. Will you bo on"
of the happy ones? All at Mill End
prices. Davis, Ropor & (Jo.
Now line Hats just rocelvt d. Call
and see the new styles. Copeland.
Ladies' skirts and suits all a*) Mill
End prices. Bargains, every one of
them. Call quick.
Davis, Roper & Co.
You can buy the best Shoo for the
money at Copelands.
Hats! Hats! ! Too many; all must go
Now is your time to get advantage of
Mill End prices
Davis, Roper ifc Co.
Big lino of shirts, hosiery, under
woar and neckwear to se'.ect from at
Money to Lend.
On first mortgage of improved fArms.
Easy terms. No commission Borrower
pays only actual expenses of loan.
C. D. BARKS DALE,
Laurens, S. O
October, 26, 1903.
Dr. Chas. A. Ellett,
W. C. IRBY, Jr.,
Attorney at Law,
LAURENS, S. C.
SIMPSON & COOPER
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice In all State Courts.
Prompt attention given to all business.
LOOKS LIKE IT
WAS AN OUTRAGE.
Negro Was Lynched on
KNOCKED ON DOOR.
Prisoner Taken From the
Lynchors Not Even Suro of (lie Right
Man -Disgraceful Occurrence
at Reeves* Mo.
At a late hour last night The State's
correspondent at Georges telephoned
an account of a lynching near Hoeves
ville, in Dorcbostor county, says Sat
The namo pf the victim is Goneral
Lee, a negro of had reputation, who
had a foot of tho same measurement of
a track found In tho yard of .Mrs. A. P.
Mrs. Wlmberly is a widow liviug
alone with several small clrdren in a
little bouse with a store in the front at
Between 7 and 8 o'clock Tuesday
night in response to rercited loud
I knocking and othor noises she opened
the side door and saw some one run
ning away, apparently a neg.o. A pair
of brass knucks was found on tho
Wednesday a delegation from Ileoves
ville went, to Georges, five miles away,
and swore ou* a warrant before Magis
trate T. H. Abbott for General Loo, a
negro about 30 years old, who had been
living several year* at Uoovesville. The
magistrate's constable, R. 10. Minis,
who is a'so ohief of police of Goorges,
?ioit tor He?. tcavillo at t> oYloek Wed
nesday night and put Lue ander arrest.
Constable Mims started with his
prisonor for Georges at midnight. He
says that when he hud gone about a
mile from Keovesvillo a mob of fuily
50 men surround.id his lniggyfaud over
powered him and took tho prisoner.
The last bo saw of the mob it had loft
tho road and was miklnu for sojio
Thursday a search was made in tho
woods by citizens of both Goorges and
Roovesville. but no trace of tho negro
could bo found.
Yostc-d^y Leo's mutilated body was
found lashed to a tree about 100 yards
from the poinj in tho road where Con
stable Miins says he was overpowered.
It was reported to the correspondent
Unit the condition of the body Indicated
that the mob, after trying the v'ctim
retreated somo dis'atico b.fore liriog,
thus tprinkliug the body with small
shot; the mob, it appears, then ad
vanced to wit bin a few feet and dis
charged their shotguns into Iho dying
man's face and body.
The usual inquest was he'd last, ni-^h'i
and the usual vord'et 'endored?th*t
Goneral Lec came to his death from
gunshot wounds Inflicted by persons
Mrs. Wimborly not only did not see
the. man who was a-rested, b;it never
intimated that she tho ight the man
she saw running out of her yard was
Lee. She know Lee.
Mr. Wm. S, Crane, of California,
Md., suffered for yeirs from rheuma
tism and lumbago He was finally ad
vised to try Chamberlain's Pain Halm,
which ho did and It effected a complete
cure. For sain by Laurens Drag Co.
A drink for "a gentleman of the old
school." Puroolo Kentucky Whiskey?
wholesome and invigorating, in sick
ness or health. On sale at all dispon
GET IN THE MARKET!
Buy Real Estate While
You Get Bargains.
Stocks Cheaper Now Than
They W ill Ever Be.
I urn on tho market for?
HO Shares Watts Mills. $501 00.
10 Shares National Hank. $02.00.
10 Sharon Grondo' Mill $10.).
I am still writing inoro Insuranco
than any throo agents ;it Laurens.
12-room house o \ Mills streeti $200>
1 i0 f >ot front lot on Mills street, $:t75
:i houses on Chestnut streeti $5000.
340aore tract, $3400.
221-aore tract, *h>od.
'201-acre tract, 12250.
200-aoro tract, 2000.
7 shares Boterprise Bank Stock $101
10 shares i aureneO?tton Mills stock,
i5 shares W odruff Cotton Mills,
7500 City Florence Bonds, $l?i? and .
40 shar s I.ang'oy M'I'g. Co., $05.
50 shares Lancaster M'f'g. Co , $100.
2 shares Watts Mills, $?f..
2 sharos Waro Shoals, $01.
Subject tisupp'y, I am on tho mar
ket, for the following:
National Bank of Liurons, $0.?.
Laurcos Laundry Co., $1.25 on tho
Q. W. Shell,
stocks, BONDS, REAL ESTATE,
j. N. LEAK,
?fters Iiis services to the peo
ple of Laurens County,