Newspaper Page Text
THE OLD RELIABLE
THERE IS NO SUBSTiWTE
PUOUKAX OF UNION MEETING.
Will Bo Held Salniday llcfore Firth
The t'nion Meeting of the L u ens
Association will meet with Harmony
Gh fen on SaturJay before the Fifth
Su d \? in January, 11)04, at 10 30 a. ra.
Is*. Devotional etrvliesled by Bro.
T. J. Hughe?.
8rd. lotroduo ory fcrmoa.
1st Query: Are n t Woman's Mis
sionary Soclet es a great help In all
our Churohes? ? Discussed by W. E.
Cook, B. W. Lanford and Alvln Martin.
2ad Query: What are the signs of the
times und are we making roal progress?
Prof. Thos. F. Jones, W. II. Drummond
and Dr. Hobt. Fowler.
What are the duties of Church mem
bers to their respective Churches??
Dr. A. J. Christopher, John D. Power
aud J no. A. Putman.
Missionary Sermon on Sunday at 11
|a. m. by ltev. Thos. E. Seago.
W. 8. Power,
the fourth division.
The Union Meeting of tho Fourth
?Division of tho Laurons Association
[will meet with the Waterloo Baptist
JChurcb, Saturday before the Fifth 8un
|day In January.
Saturday, 10.30: Sermon by J. T,
12 m: Plenty of proaohera and dea
Ic ni to Union Meetings ?Opened by
J. C. Mlllor.
2ad: The great ne<;d of a Penecoetal
iRevival in our Churchei and bow to se
ouro 1?.?Opened by P. H. Anderson.
3rd: Best means of awakening a mis
donary spirit in our churches?Opened
|by W. B. Fuller.
Sunday, 10.30 a. m.?Prayer and
(praise service, conducted by Lawrence
10:30 Sunday School talk by W. P.
fTurner and W. P. Culbert-on.
11.00 a. m.? Sermon by Rev. J. B.
J. A. Martin,
Mr. John H. Cullom, Editor of the
Ilarland, Texap, News, has written a
etter of congratulations to the manu
aoturers of Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy ts follows: "Sixteen years ago
vhen our first child was a baby he was
lubject to croupy spells and we would
>e very uneasy about him. We began
islng Chamberlain's Cough Remedy In
887, and finding it tuch a reliable
?emedy for colds and croup, we have
lever been without it In the house
since that time. We have five ebil
iren and have given it to all of them
rith good results. One good feature
)f this remedy is that it Is not disa
greeable to take and our babies really
it. A i o'ihir is that it is not dan
[erous and there Is no risk from glviDg
>n overdose. I congratulate you upon
he f ucce?8 of your remedy. For sale
>y the Laurens Drug Co.
Two million Americans suffer the
irturing pangs of dyspepsia. No need
Burdock. Blood Bitters cures. At
ly drug store.
For Infants and Children.
ii Kind You Have Always Bought
I The County Treasurer'* Bioks will
> open for collection of State, County
id Commutation Road Tuxes for Hs
ii year 1002 at the Treasurer'* Offloe,
lorn October 15th to December 31,
103. Those who prefer to do so can
iy in January, 1004, with one per
|nt. additional; those who prefer pay
in February, 1004, can do so with 2
cent, additional; those who prefer
i?ay In March, 1904. to the 15th of
(1 mouth, can do so by paying an ad
ienal 7 per cent. Afv. r said date
books will close.
II peraons owning property or pay
taxes for others In more than one
uship are requested to call for re
ts in each township in which they
This is Important, as additional
and penalty may not be attached,
mpt attent'oo will be aiveo those
o wish to pay their taxes through
? mall by checks, money order*, etc.
raons sendingln lists of names to be
en off, are urged to send in early as
> Trpasmrer Is very busy during the
nib of Picpmber.
he Tax Levy Is as follows:
toT..x, 6 mills
oot Tax, 3 mills
nty Tax, 2f mills
nty Road, 2 mills
oUl county, i mills
cial local tax, i mill
'roid Tax, 21 mills
)ta', 15| mills
[rial School Laurens, 8J mil's
Rai School Clinton, 1 mill
5lal Sohool Fountain Inn, 4 mill*
;lal School Mountvllle, 2\ mills
blal Sohool Croas HH1, 3 mills
l-IkI School Graj Court, 2 mills
Mai School Waterloo, 8 mills
[l able-bodied mala citizens between
tes of 21 and 00 years are liable
a poll tax of $1.00, except old
fva, who arc exempt at 50 years
fcatlon ltoad Tax^tl.OO, In lieu
img'the public roads, to be paid
time, as atated above,
le early and avoid tho rush.
J. H. COFELAtU),
AMONU OUR FBI ENDS.
Mr. A. W. Thompson, of Ora, was in
the city Friday.
Rev. Mrs. Wartllaw of Greenwood
spent several days In the olty last week
Mrs. M. L. Oopoland is visiting
friends in Hartsville.
Capt. A. B. Bird, of Belton, was in
the olty last week.
Mr. Joseph A. Burton is now a sales
man at Mllam & Co's. and will be glad
to see his friends thore.
Miss Louise Itlcbey dolightf l'y en
tortained tho eucliore club Saturday
Judge Richard O. Watts was In the
city last week, on a visit to Maj'T W.
M. L. Copoland, Dr. fl. K. Aikon and
W. W. Ball went to Columbia Monday
to att ud the mooting anddlnror of the
S. C. Col logo Alumni.
Miss Daisy Dean, formerly manager
o'. the Western Union Telegraph of
fice h? re, U now in chargo of tho
Hampton Torraco Hotel in North Aug
Ueorge Ba?e ir, Promoted by the En
The share-holders of tho Enterprise
Bank met on Friday, and reelected tho
following board of directors :
J. W. Copeland, H. G-. Rhett, W. J.
Fleming, M. J. Owlngs, c. E. Kennedy,
N. B. Dial and O. H. Koper. Mr. Dial
was reelcted president and Mr. Roper,
cashier. George Balle, who ha9 been
a clerk in the bauk for a year or two,
was promoted to assistant cashier and
beiDg a competent and faithful young
man be deserved It.
The bank is highly prosperous with
Only Results Tell.
There is little or no difference in tho
appearance of Hour, but tbore is all tho
difference in the world in tho reaults.
"Clifton" Hour will produce light,
white wholesome bread?you know
from sad experience just what other
kinds will do. For more broad and
better bread, uee our *,Clifton" eve?w
T. N. Barkadale,
M. II. Fowler.
We have a number of remnants of
line china and Japanesa mattings, con
taining from 8 to 18 yards to the piece,
to close out at 7 to 23 cents per yard.
If you have a hall or small room to
cover, see these.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
See those new sideboards that wo
have just received. Thoy aro in quar
tered oak, very highly polished, and
tho price is no higher than you usually
pay for ono In p'a'.n oak with gloss
finish. Wo want you to see those.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
What about window poles? Wo have
just what you want and our prices aro
lower than you will tind them anywhere.
We would like to show you our assort
S. Mi & E. H. Wilkes.
Of our'success as Jewelers
is, that we purchase only
from manufacturers of es
tablished reputation, and we
satisfy ourselves with a
profit that any fair-minded
person would consider fair.
Our stock never runs down.
Imposing an annual tax on all taxable
property in tho City of Laurens, to
raise supplies for said city for fiscal
year, commencing January, 1, 1004.
SEC. 1. 'Be it ordained by tho City
Council of Lauren?, of the City of Lau
rens, that a tax of fifty cents on every
one hundred dollars worth of tho as
sessed value of all property, real or
personal, not exempt by law from taxa
tion, situa ed within tho limits of the
City t?f Laurens, be and tho si me is
hereby levied for corporate purposes to.
defray tho current expenses of said City
for fiscal year commencing .January,
1st, 1004 and to meet such othor in
debtedness aa has bo> n contracted by
said City for corporate purposos
That an additional tax of thirty
cents on every ono hundrod dollars
worth of the assessed valuo of all prop
erty, real or personal, not oxompt by
law from taxation, situated within the
limits of the City of Laurons, bo and
the same is hereby loviod t"> meet the
interest to become d o up'm the thirty
thousand dollar Bonds issued April is',
1807, for the purpose of meeting the
cost of the building and equipping^ the
Waterworks and Eleotric Light Plant
for said City, and to pay at least one
fortieth part of tho entiro bonded debt
Into a Sinking Fund to be used in aid of
the retirement and payments of said
Bsc. 2: That the Clerk of tho said
City shall enter said levies and assess
ments upon the books of said City, and
receive said taxes. That tho said ttxes
herein levied shall be paid to tho said
Clerk in lawful money of the United
States on or before the 1st day of March
1004, and any person failing to pay said
taxes shall be liable to the penalty now
provided by lav/ for tho failure to p.iy
general State tax.
Sbo. 3: Done and ratified by the City
Council, of the City of Lauren?, at the
City of Laurens and the corporate seal
of said City affixed, this the 31st of De
cember in the year of our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and throe, and
In the one hundrod and twenty-eighth
year of the sovereignty and independ
ence of the United States of America.
? O. E. GRAY,
L. G. Balls, [l. S.j
Pains in the Back
Are symptoms of a weak, torpid or
stagnant condition of the kidneys or
liver, and are n warning it i3 extremely
hazardous to neglect, co Unpoxtant
is a healthy action of these organs
They aro commonly attended l>y loss
of energy, lack of courage, and some
times by gloomy foul. ? ting and do
"I had pains In my back, could not sleep
and when I p>? up 111 tho morning felt
worse than the iduht bef ire. 1 began tak
ing Hood's Sarsaparlllu and now I ran
sleep and net up f< bllng rested and able to
do my work. I attribute my euro entirely
to Hood's Sarsuparllln'." Mus. j. N. Pkrry,
care H. S. Copelund, Plko Itoad, Ala.
Core kidnej nd liver troubles, relieve
the back, and build up tl ? ? wholes; stem*
KEY. W.S. KOL WES
Ho Accepts a Cull to Uronada 'in the
Diocese of Mississippi?Ellert Ivo
v. Wi'inot S. Holme?, rector of
tli Ep'Scopol Oh irch here, hni re
signed, having accep'.ed a call to Ore*
nadtti Mis?., and expects to loavo on
His resignation was n surprise to hi*
parishiouriv. They g oatly regret i",
as he is he'd in tho warmest regard by
Grenada is a town of 2,000 people 125
miles south ?f Memphis, Mr. Holmes
is r 'arm friend of tho Right Rever
oiiv lodore Bratton, now the Bishop
of K iS8issippl.
While the regret is general that Mr.
Holmes and his bride will leave Lau
rens?for it had bem hoped that t-inco
his marriage he would be more than
ever bound to Laurens?he will have
tho heartiest good wishes of the com
munity In which his wife, mother and
sister will share.
"The nicest and ploasantest medicine
have used for indigestion and consti
pation is Chamberlain's Stomach and
Lty>r Tablets," says Melard F. Craig,
of Middlegrove, N. Y. ' They work
like a charm and do not gripe or have
any unpleasant effect." For sab? \"J
Laurens Drug Co.
THE Auditor's Ofhco will bo oper
from the 1st day of January to the 20tl
day of February, 1003, to recoivo re
turns of Real Estate and Personal prop
erty for taxation in Laurent County.
For the convenience of Taxpayers th.
Audit jr will attend the following namer'
places to recoivo returns for said jear.
Waterloo Township, Mt. Gallaghei
January 20th, from 10 a m to 2 p m.
Sullivan Township, Brewerton, Janu
ary 21st, from 10 a m to 12 in.
Sullivan Township, Princeton, Janu
ary 22d, from 8 am to 2 p m..
Sullivan Township, Tumbling Shoals,
January 22d, from 1 p m to 4 p m.
Oial Township, Abner Babb's, Janu
ary 23d, from 10 a ni to 12 p m.
Dial Township, I). D. Hurris's, Janu
ary 26th, from 10 a m to 4 p m.
Dial Township, V. A. White's, Janu
ary 20th, fr.?m 10 a m to 2 p in.
Young's Township, Cook's Store, Jan
uary 27l h, from 10 a in to 2 p m.
Young's Township, Young's Store,
January 28th, from 10 a in to 2 p m.
' Young's Township, Pleasant Mound,
January 29th, from 0 a m to 12 m.
Young's Township, Lanford Station,
January 29th, from 2 to -1 p m.
Sculllatown Township, Tyleravllle,
January 33th, from 10 a m to 2 p m.
It will save much time to taxpayers,
also greatly facilitate the work of tho
Assessor, if evory person before leaving
home will make out a complete list of
every item of personal property in the
following ordor :
Horst 8, cattle, mules, sheep pud goats,
hogs, organs and pianos, watr.lus, wag
ons and carriages, dogs, merchandise,
machinery and engines, moneys, notes
and accounts above indebtedness and all
other property, including household.
It is always required that tho Auditor
get the firtt given name of the tax-pay
er in full.
Under tho hoad of "place of rcsi
denco" on tax re'.urn, givd the town
All male citizons between tho ages of
twenty-one and six'y years, on tho 1st
of January, except thoso who are inoap
ahlo of earning a support from being
maimed, or from other causes are doom
ed taxable polls, ConfoJerute veterans
And all taxpayers are required to
givo the number of their sc'.iojI district.
They are tt'so requeet-id to stalo wheth
er the property is situated in town or
After tho 20th day of February next,
flfiy per cent penalty will bo attached
for failure to make returns.
In every community there aro per
sons who cannot read or that do not
lake a newspaper. Thoso more fortu
nate may do such persons a great favor
by tolling them of the time to make ro
turns, or by roturning for thorn.
The assessing and collection of taxes
are done in the rame year, and wo have
to aggregate tho number and valuo of
all horses, mu'cs, cattle, and all othor
pieces of 1 orsonal property, as well as
th9 acres of land, lots and buildings and
their value, that there are in this Goun
tr, end have the same on fi'o in the
Comptroller Goneral's oflice by tho 30th
of June of each year, and irom that
time to the first dav of October the Au
ditor's and Treasurer's duplicates have
to be completed and an abstract of the
work in the Comptroller Gon ral's ollioe
by that time, which will show at a
glance that the Auditor has no t>mo to
tako returns,or anvthing elso tnnch, te
twfon the 1st of October, but wo k on
the books and the blanks. Wo hope,
therefor?) that all taxpayers will mako
their returns in tiino.
C. A. POWE It,
Dec. 7, 1003?tf.
Twenty-flve years practical ex
perience, and the fact that we dq
the largest buslne?ri in Seeds (u the
Southern States, enables us to
supply every requirement in
GARDEN AND FARM SEEDS
to the very beat advantage, both
as regards quality and price.
Truckers and Farmers
requiring large quantities of Seeds
are requested to write for special
prices. If you have not received
a cop/ of WOOD'S SEED BOOK
for 1004, write for It. There Is not
another publication anywhere
that aporoache? It in the useful
and practical Information that
It gives to Southern farmers
Wood's Seed Book will be mailed tree
on roqaeet. Writ* to-<lay>
J do not delay.
T,W* Wood & Sons, Seedsmen,
RICHMOND, - VIRblMlA.
Did You Know?
That "Red Flax" Cough
Syrup will cure any cough if
taken in time.
Kvery bottle guaranteed.
The Laurens Drug: Co.
C.f N. de L. R. R.
In effect Sunday,October i9th, 1002
Columbia, 11 20 a m
Leapbart, 11 40
Inno, 11 46
Balontine, 11 54
White Kock, 11 59
Hilton, 12 02 p m
Chapin, 12 09
Little Mountain, 12 19
Slighs, 12 23
Prosperity, 12 32
Newberry, 12 46
Jalapa, 1 00
Gary, 1 05
Kinards, 1 10
Goldvilio, 1 17
Clinton, 1 30
Parka, 1 42
Ar Laurens, 1 50
No. 53 ?Passenger.
Lturcns, 2 02 p ra
Parks, 2 09
Clinton, 2 22
Uoldvillc, 2 34
Kinards, 2 43
Gary, 2 49
Jalapa, 2 54
Newberry, 8 10
Prosperity, 3 24
Slighs, 3 34
Little .Mountain, 3 39
Chapin, 3 51
llilton, 3 57
Wbito Rook, 4 01
Balcntino, 4 07
Irmo, 4 17
Leaphart, 4 23
Ar. Columbia, 4 45
For rates, time tables, or fartherein
formation call on any Agent, or writ*
W. O. Childs, President.
James A. Summersett,Train Master
AUGUSTA and ASHBVILLB 8HOK7
Schedule in Effect Mar. 1,1003.
2:07 p m Lv. Laurens Ar 1:30 p n
3 30 pm Ar Hpartanbur?. Ly 12 01 pn
3 10 pm I^v Spartanburg Ar 10 25 an
5 32 pm Ar Saluda Lv 8 ffl) ar
0 11 pm Ar Uenderaonville Lv 8 05 an
(O. A W. C. Railway)
1 55 pm Lv Laurens Ar 1 45 |)
2 51 p m Lv Greenwood Ar 12 41 pw
6 20 pm Ar Augusta Lv 10 10 an?
2 30 pm Lv Augusta At 11 55 am
0 30 pm Ar Baaufort Lv 7 50 pa
6 45 pm Ar Port Royal Lv 7 40 an
2 00 pm Lv Laurena Ar 135 pnr
3 25 pra a r Ore?nville Lv. 12 15 po
For information relative to tiokets
rates, schedules, eto., address
J. R. NOLAN, Agent Laurens 8. 0
GBO. T. BRYAN, G, A.
Gen. Pass. Agent, Augusts, Ga
T. M. EMERSON, Trsfflo Man,
Llcnres are now due and payable.
All 01 cerned will please take due no
tice and govern Ihemselfei accord
By order of Counoil.
L. G. Balle,
NOTICE TO KXBCUTORS, ADM1MN
TRATORS AND UUAU?!ANS.
Executors, Administrators, Guar
dians and Trustees are reminded that
the fine to make annual returns be
1 with the 1st day of January of each
O. G. Thompson.
Do You Want to Save 25 ???
On your Dining Room Outfit? Thatis what we wil! save you if you will buy your
from our present stock.
Those Eleven Dollar English Deco
rated Dinner Sets we are selling at $8.25.
This Thirty Dollar
Did it Ever Occur to You .
That you need not deny yourself and family all the
luxuries of life while you live, in order that you may
leave your survivors sufficient substance on which to
live after you cease and determine?
Did it Ever Occur to You
That it will take less money to hire a life insurance
company to look after your dependent ones than it
will to leave them sufficient goods, chattels and real
estate from which to chaw a living?
Did it Ever Occur to You
That life insurance is non-taxable ; that you don't
have to keep up repairs, or pay insurance on it, as
you do on real estate?
Did it Ever Occur to You
That the State Life Insurance Company paid larger
dividends last year than any other Company in the
United States, and that every policy is secured by
deposits with the State Government?
I hope it will at once occur to you to write me to
send a representative to tell you what I have left
D. 5AI1 COX, General Agent,
Columbia, S. C.
EVERY Day IS "SHOE DAY" AT
SHEOS FOR MEN!
SHOES FOR WOMEN!!
SHOES FOR BOYS!!!
SHOES FOR GIRLS!!!!
SHOES FOR BABY!!!!!
Shoes for every walk in Life,
to Six Dollars,
The price: From Fifty cents
To the Ladies
Do you like a shoe that fits
every curve of y mr foot and gives
it a graceful and natty outline ?
Do you like a shoe that fits
Uke a glove, doesn't cramp,
shows no wrinkles and wears
Do you like a shoe that holds
shape until worn out?
If so, buy the La France.
New Shoes coining in daily. I have the sizes, styles and
prices. Shoes you are looking for, and shine them free.
A complete line of Hats and Men's Furnishings. Sale
Agent for Knox and Hawes Hats. Everything marked in plain
figures and one price to everybody.
To the Men?
If you have had Shoe troubles,
try Edwin Clapp's perfect-fitting
shoes. Its modish shoe for men.,
built on foot-fittlug lasts, and
made to give comfort, wear and
style. I also sell "Walk Over"
and "Korrect Shapes" styles.
- ?A. ?4V ^ ?Ii vjn ?t,.' A ?/I,. ^m jl:
[ 'In /Is /Ts /Ts /Ts /Ts /Ts /Ts /Ts/Ts /T\/Ts/Ts^fs* <
)F.tf ZViJTJS? Ti/itf METHOD \
to thank our customers \
for their liberal patronage dar- j
in-jf rVt? year drawing to a ?
close. /loping by strict alten- \
tion to the demands of the trade <
merit a continuance of the <
May the dawn of the New \
Year, usher in Happiness and \
Prosperity to all.
lies peel fully,
W. G. WILSON $ CO.
>? /l\/Ts 'Ts' v\ ?n 'Ts"V" i? ? /Tl. "? M" 'VI? /
iTIIOSi; WHO BUY NOW!
Fortune favors frugal buyers at The Hub just now.
|For reduction prices are quite general all through our?]
'stock. This is "house-clearing" time in the store?the?]
itime when all remnants, remainders of broken lines, odd<J
[pieces and odd ends of every sort arc closed out at cut:
^prices. And, in addition to this, a great many complete;
;lines have been reduced in price; so as to stir trade up ajji
;bit in this otherwise dull season of the year. We believe;
?that there's no lubricant that will grease the wheels of bttsi-?|?
[ness half so well as the "oil of bargains" and we are offering
?all sorts of good bargains to those who will come and?|?
!get them. These items we print below arc fair samples:
[New Embroideries and Insertions, select patterns 5 to 25c/
;New lot Valenciennes and Torchorn Laces, extra
values,.5 and ioc.i
[Elegant line Ladies Fancy Neckwear, Silk,
Mousseline and Lace,..25 and 50c.(J
All Ladies' Underwear, at greatly reduced prices.
Ladies Fleeced Union-suits, worth 40 and 50 cents!
fat 25 cents.
Lot Misses and Children's Cloaks at actual cost.
'. ^JL' \*Z ? ft' '-.ft.. \6.' '-M.-1 \ft' \M ' yA' Vft ? vj/sfl,' ? ? - j; s < ' ;|' -A' vf- v ft'
J IT!' *t\ /TR JT! /F /K ?fs J Ts / W" /1" ^s/F^JT^TT'Ts" 'T. Ti' ?r." ?' "Ts
* Why Use Many Words to Tell You That
ARE HADE BY
5 The Virginia-Carolina
* Chemical Co.
ft They have the Best Facilities, use the Best Materials?
P and maintain the highest reputation for the
evenness and value of their Fertilizers.
X CPto Virginia-Carolina Chemie? I Co.