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HAD FAMILY REUNION.
Eighty-Seventh Birthday of Joel T.
The following from the Newberry
Observer will be of interest to many
On the 8 h instant Joel T. Crisp, an
honored citizen of this county, cele
brated h s 87th birthday at the home
of his daughter, M>3. Rauoy Hitt, near
Gary's Lane. The members of his im
mediate family present were: Mr. and
Mrs. T. Y. Henderson, of Jachin, Lau
rens County, and their daughter, Mrs.
Rush, of Spartanburg; Mr. and Mrs.
H.A. Littlefleld, of Icmau, Spartan
burg County; Mr. and Mrs. Lem A.
Crisp and two children, of Simpoonville,
Greenville County. The children who
were absent are: Daniel J. Crisp, of
Briden, Toun.; John H. Crisp, of Pal
estine, Tex., and Mrs. Colister Lan
caster, of Sonora, Miss.
Mr. Crisp has seven children living
und four dead. He has 45 grandchil
dren and 30 great-grandchildren. His
children, with their husbands and
wives, and grandchildren and great
grandchildren, number 108 souls.
Tho invited friends at the family re
union were the Misses Garvin and Ham
and Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Kennerly. At
3o'clock all ropairod to the dining
room and partook of an elegant dinner^
which was greatly enjoyed. Tho day
proved a very pleasant one for all
HELD QUARTERLY MEETING.
Rot. Dr. J. W. Kllgo Preaehed Two
Tho Quarterly Mooting of tho First
Methodist Church was held bore Satur
day. Presiding Elder J. W. Kilgo was
prosout and Sunday preached two lino
Tho affairs of tho church are In lino
condition, pastor's salary paid up to
date in full and all other obligations
John P. Bolt and C. C. Featheratonc
were elected delogatos to tho District
I Want the People
In Lnurens County to distinctly un
derstand that I am not in business for
fun, but to do business. I am so sure
that I am doing the largest business
that I think I can say without fear of
contradiction that I am doing twice
the business of nil Brokers in Laurens
County. Can you handlo anything of
330 aero tract, 4 miles of Whltmire,
S. ? h $10 the acre.
000 acre tract between Maddens and
High Point $10 the acre".
2()0 aer? tract In Sulliyan Township.
$10 tho ncre,
200 acre tract at Cold Point. $11 the
305 acre tract. $4,000.
* 840 acre tract at Waterloo, S. C. $10
221 acre tract at High Point, S. C.
10 room hou6o on Factory Hill.
8 room elegant home Harper Street.
3 elegant homes on Chestuut Street.
10 room house. North Harper Street.
1 7 room bouse on East Main Street.
I 8 room house on Stone Avenue
(Groonvillc, S. O.) $2,250.
US acre tract between Watts and
Laureus Cotton Mills.
1 vacant lot, 50 feet front, 110 back.
1 speoial building lot on East Main
Several building lots at your own
1 oiler subject to sale:?
40 shares Laurens Cotton Mill. $170.
10 shares Gaffney Manufacturing
10 shares Bank of Spartanburg. $100.
15 shares Enterprise Bank Stock.
2 shares Ware Shoals Manufacturing
40 sbaros Langley Manufacturing Co.
7.5C0 City Florence S. C. Bonds.
$100.00 and interest.
5 shares Cffoey M'f'g. Co. $80.50.
25 shares Watts Cotton Mill. $05.50.
5 shares Woodruff Cotton Mill. $98.00
15 shares Drayton Mill. 92.00.
Subject to supply I am in the market
for the following:
Woodruff Cotton Mill. $97.00.
Laurens Laundry Company. $25.00.
National Bank of Laurens. #?3.00.
Grendel Mi l. $99.00.
Q. W. Shell,
STOCKS, BONDS, DEAL ESTATE,
HB 1 FIRE INSURANCE.
Get the Most
Out of Your Food
You doiv't and tym't if your stomach
ia weak. A weak stomach does not di
gest all that in ordinarily taken into it.
It get*tired easily, and what it fails to
digest is wasted.
Among the signs of a weak stomach
are uneasiness after eating, (its of ner
vous headache, and disagreeable belch
"I bave taken Hood's Sarsnparilla at
different times for stomach troubles, and a
run down condition of tbe system, and lnvve
been greatly benefited by Its use. 1 would
not be without it In my family. I am trou
bled especially in summer with weak stom
ach and nausea and lind Hood's Sarsapnrlllu
Invaluable." E. B. Hickman, W.Chester, Pa.
Strengthen and tone the stomach and
the whole digestive system.
THE OHJECT IS WORTHY.
Colombia Women Working for tho Gon
Tue Advertiser has received tho
?'On the 12th of Deoembor, the wo
men of Columbia met to take some ac
tion in regard to gathering together
funds for somo public testimonial to
their appreciation of the lamented
Editor of The State, Mr. N. G. Gon
"At this mooting the undersigned
were appointed a Committee to receive
all moneys from the many women and
children of the State who may wish to
unite in erecting some monument as a
lasting tribute to the memory of one
who literally died for the right, and
for his State.
'?Any contribution, however small,
will be appreciated and used for this
purpose, and may bo forwarded to any
one of tbe following:
Mas. T. S. Bryan,
Mrs. Clark Waring,
Mus. E. J. Watson,
Mrs. Wm. Banks.
Columbia, S. C, Jan. G, 1904."
All monies contributed should be
sent to the committoe by Feb. 15th.
PROTECTS THE SYSTEM AGAINST
Hyoniei Prevents Colds and Cures Grip
and Catarrh. Money Back If
'?An once of prevention is worth a
pound of cure." A fe* breaths of
Hyomei through the neat pocket In-1
haler that coui.s with every outfit will
oheck a cold or the grip at tho start
and prevent serious and las'lng Illness.
In all catarrhs! troubles and diseases
of the air pssagos. Hyomei has a pos
itive action not possessed by any other
medicine or treatment. It is pleasant
and convenient to use; simply put 20
drops of Hyomei in tho iubaler and
breathe it a few minutes, four times a
day. In this way, every particle of air
that entors the lungs is charged with a
healing balsam that kills all catarrhal
germs, soothes and allays tho irritated
mucous membrane, vitalizes the blood
with ozone, and makes a permanent
and complete cure.
A Hyomei outfit costs only $1, and
contains an inhaler, medicine dropper
and bottle of Hyomei. The Inhaler
lasts a lifetime and when more Hyomei
is needed, extra bottles can be ob
tained for 50 cents.
The Laurens Drug Co. give their
personal guarantee with every Hyomei
outfit they sell or refund tho money if
it does not cure.
CITY OPERA HOUSE.
J. K. VANCE, Manager,
Friday, Feb. 5th.
FAREWELL TOUR OF THE
The Best Vaudeville and Bur
lesque Company Traveling.
A CHANCE TO LAUGH.
A BIG CITY SHOW.
Reserved Seats on sale at
Prices: 25 cts, 50 cts and 75 cts.
PROGRESS MADE IN DEVELOPMENT
OF GREAT WARE SHOALS POWER.
The Dam and the Double-Track Steel Bridge Have
Been Completed?Pictures of the Shoal
and the Great Work.
Ski &a 4i
Tho Ware Shoals development is
making, good progro-s.
Tho dam has boon cnmplc'ed.
Too manufacturing b lildlng, which
will house 25,000 hp'ndles and propor
tionate looms, has boon crcetod to tho
fourth story. It will bo four stories
Dynamos with a capacity of 2000
borso power, enough to run r)0,0?0
spindles and more, will bo instilled.
Tho dim, however, will develop 4,000
horse-powor, and additional dynamos
will bo instilled as they aro neodod,
facilities for tho addition at little ox
pense being included. Tho power-house
and oana' aro in Laurons County.
'1 ho dam is equipped with sand gates,
a safe-guard against tho dam Oiling up.
Tho natural How of tho river will ho
ablo to develop tho power, hut tho dam
will afford enormous reservoir reserve.
Hnginoors pronounce tho cons* ruc
tion as lies -class. Mill men and busi
ness men who visi Uiir.) Shoals aro
simply astonished at what has been
doiii and tho spondld advantages of.
A storo is in successful operation,
with Broadus Roper in charge.
C. G. Sayre is the local engineer in
About fifty dwellings aro now in
Tho Company has ;i?? acres on the
Laurens slue and 1,000 on the Green
Tho new, double-track steel bridge
across the river has been completed.
The Coaipany has been carrying
about l.r>0 proplo on its pay roll?not in
cluding those building the dam under
Tho construction has given employ
ment to hundreds of people of tho neigh
borhood. Farmers have found a mar
ket for wood and lumber. Many good
capentors have found work. Many of
them have come from tho neighborhood.
The illustrations accompanying thh
article appeared in tho Columbia State
on Sunday, January 21, and wore loaned
to Thk Advertiser by Tho State.
Tho illustrative work done by Tho
State is tho host don^ in tho South by
any daily newspaper and no b'.ft\o" is
Tho vVai'os Shoal improvement has
been and is a souroa of great profit to
the pooplo who livo for miles around in
both counties. Among the men who
have boon employed in tho work are
Messrs Ballontlne, Pitts, Davis, Da
venport and various other L aureus
When the mill is in operation the
village will boa lino market for the
Tho building of the railway 's only a
matter of time. The out ook for ii now
is more favorable than ? vor and tho
probabilities are that in-fore thu year
is out trains will be running to tho mill
The lirst picture shows the back of tho dam looking down tho river fivm the Greenwood sid<
The second shows the locks and coft'or dam boforo completion from
tho Laurens side. Tho third is a viow of tho Shoals.
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Tike Groat KIDNEY, NERVE,
and Brr^LIlV FOOD*.
Restores the "Vim, "Vig-oi* and Vitality of youth.
Sold under a positivo guarantee to cure nervous debility,
debility, nervous exhaustion, insomnia, failing mem
ory, lost vitality, and all ?id.11?^ and Bladder
troubles. Prevents Brig-lit9? Disease, lumbago,
jaundice. Clears the brain and wards oft' early decay, in
sanity, coiisumptou and death. Makes the weak strong and
tho old young again. Fifty Cents per box; 12 boxes $5.00.
No cure no pay.
Come in ami get a Free Booklet.
For Sale Only By
Laiireiis Drug Co.
m& " I'jok for the freo distribution advertisement that appears in
this paper this week.
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YOU RUN NO RISK WHEN YOU TAKE
OUH NEW DISCOVERY,
It regulates the Liver, Kidneys and
Bowels, a-similates thn Food, torn s
the Stomach, cores Nervous Diseases,
Heart Disease, Headache, Backache,
lthouinatisrn, or any dl?ordor arising
from an impaired digestive system. It
is no alcoholic stimulant which does
good "only" for the time being, but
it is Nature's Remedy, elTectin? a
speedy and lasting cure. Test it at our
risk? A guarantee eocs with o-ch
bottlo at the Daurens Drug Co. and Dr.
W. W. Dodson.
I can write you a pol=
icy in the very best of
companies at any time
for any time. I will
appreciate your busi=
'Phone, Call or send
* 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.
OUR SPECIAL SALE!
Our Special Sale of White Goods, Laces and Em
broideries, now going on, certainly deserves the attention
of every lady in Laurens.
It isn't often that such staple goods as these, goods
that every lady is interested in and has use for, later, if
not now, are offered at cut prices. Most bargain sales
are made up of all sorts of undesirable odds and ends
that cannot be sold in any other way. But this Sale of
ours is a Sale of bright, fresh, up-to-date desirable offer
ings, just as nice as any that would be offered during the
height of the season . We are making these reductions
simply to make a stir and stimulate business.
Lovely Pique, worth 18c and 25c , this
sale 12Y- and 15c
32-in White Madras, cheap at 20c, this
White Mercerized Fabrics, handsome
as ever shown 15c to 35c
Cambric Embroideries that can't be
matched 5C to 25c
Swiss Embroideries that it is a pleasure
to select from lOc to 50c
Valenciennes Laces in dainty and
original effects 5c to 20c
Wehavejuf received a shipment of 36-inch Percales,
worth 12]/,. They go in this Sale at JOc.
Special values in all SILK RIBBONS
during this sale.
Notice is hereby piven that an elec
tion for C ty Jiettl'h Oflicor will be held
on Feb 20, 1901, by the Hoard of Health
and application therefor should be
handed to Dr. J ?. Teaguo, Secretary
of the Board, bef ro the 19th of Veb
ruary, this said oflico Deine vacant by
reason of the resignation of Mr. Wash
Pay Your Hoad Tax.
The timo for payiug Hoad Tax ex
pires on the 1st day of March next
Time for paying other taxos, with two
per cont penalty, expires Feb. 29th.
J. H. COPEL.\ND,
Treasurer L. C.
R. H. Welch.
A. C. Todd.
Johnstone Welch & Todd
Will Practice in all Courts, State and
Fedora!. Office, Law Range.
tf?T Money to Loan at reasonable in
LAURENSj S. C.
Money to Lend.
On first mortgage of improved farms.
Easy terms. No commission. Borrower
pays only actual expensos of loan.
C. D. BAPvKSDALE,
Laurens, B. 0.
Ojtober, 20, 1903.
Davis, Roper & Company's
this Sale and hundreds expressed
; compelled to bring to a close one of our greatest and most successful of sales. Thousands visited our store during
being not only pleased with the Values they got, but grateful that there existed a store in Laurensthat is of such benefit to the purchasing public. For all
this we are truly thankful and can assure our customers and the public generally that all of the Capital, Brains, Experience, Energy, etc. that can be brought forth,
ill be used to make this year, 1904, the greatest year of our existence. And we promise that what you buy of us will not only be right in Quality, but right in Price.
Our Men's Department.
Our Mr. Davis will soon leave for the northern markets to lay in a
full supply of
Clothing, Hats, Furnishing, Shoes.
nave the best selections, the best Fal
A New Year Suggestion.
We expect to have the best selections, the best Fabrics ; best wearing
Clothing that can be produced.
Buy where you can get your money's worth. This we guarantee
with every purchase you make at our store. Better goods, better values
cannot be had, than we will and do give.
SHOES! SHOES 1! SHOES!!!
We can't see why everybody in Laurens County should not buy all
their Shoes here. We keep only the best and the price is alway lower
than the quality.
Our Mr. Anderson will leave in about 10 days for New York in the
interest of this Department. Our aim is to buy the greatest assortment
of high-class Novelties in
Dress Goods, Silks, Ladies' Skirts, Notions and
Ever seen in Upper Carolina. A visit to this Department will convince
you at once that we will have even more than we claim.
New Spring Waistings Are Here.
A very handsome assortment ol ihe latest designs in While Mercer
ized goods, prices from 20c to 50c. Call and we will take pleasure in
showing you, whether you are ready to buy or nol.
DaYis, IRppet St Coflt?joai?y,
Famous Outfitters for Laurens and