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Saturday aftoruoou Mrs. W. H. An
derson on the ovo of her departure for
Now York entertained the Euoher
Club. The decorations were charming
and suggestive of the sentimental sea
son, hearts and cupids, tables num
bered with hoar's and cuplds. Th
score cards wero tiny bags of sheer or
gundle drawn with ribbons from whlob
hung pendant hearts At overyscorea
candy heart was deposited in this
dainty rocoptaclo. The prize, an ex
quisite heart shape pendant p'cture,
was presented to Mrs. T. D. Darling
ton. Sa'ad course, heart shaped sand
wiches, olives, pickers and bonbons and
coffee woro served. Those present wore:
Mesdamos Alex Long, T. D. Darling
ton, R. F. Jones, C. E. Gray, A. D.
Gray, J. H. Teague, J. E..Clary, W. D.
Ferguson, H. K. Aiken, Saxon, Eu
gene Hudgons and Misses Riobey,
Calne, Hart, Anderson, Young, Irby,
Meng, Shell and Hudgens.
On Tuesday of last week Mrs. Flem
ing Join's received the Euchre Club in
her usual handsome style. Her house
was a dream of beauty with shados
drawn and brilliantly lighted with elec
tricity and decorated with potted plants
and palms. The color and decorations
wore delightfully suggestive of tho ap
proaching sentimental season of St.
Valontlne. A delicious three course
luncheon was temptingly served. An
elegant cut glass vio'et stand was pre
sented Miss Mariegene Calne as the
best player of the afternoon. Mesdames
Alex Long, C. C. Featherstone, C. E.
Gray, A. D Gray, W. H. Washington,
J. H. Teaguo, W. U. Anderson, W. D.
Forguson, T. D. Darlington, Eugene!
Hudgenn, M. G. Frenths, Misses Julia
P. Irby, Mariegene Calne, Louise
Rlchey, Alma Shell, Lyl Vance, Lyl
llan Irby, Emmie Meng, Wi lie Jones
and Miss Sanders of Sumtsr were the
fortunato gues'.s. .
Mrs. W. H. Washington entertained
tho Mystic Club charmingly Saturday
morning with sixteen present, intro
ducing the fascinating new game of
*'Wlggs." The prize, a game of
*'Wiggs," was won by Miss Llllier
Stevens, who gracefully presented It to
the bride present, Mrs. W. S. Holmes.
The score cards wote unique and laugh
provoking?illustrations in silhouette
from Mrs. Wlggs. Delightful refresh
ments added to the morning's pleasure:
Tho following were present: Mesdames
' Darlington, Fleming Jones, Clarr, A.
D. Gray, Teague, W. S. Holmes, 0. E.
Gray, Misses Meng, CAae, Rlchey,
Minter, Willie Jones, McSwain, Stev
ens and Bessie Todd,
One of tho largest and most delight
ful of all the prc-Lonten functions was
the last, given by Mrs. H. K. Aiken at
her residence on West Main. In the
afternoon, Tuesday, from 4 to 6, Mrs.
Aiken receivod 1 he matrons and from
0 to 12 in the evening the young so
ciety people enjoyed her charming hos
pitality. Mrs. Aiken was assisted by
the following ladies: Mesdames Flem
ing Jones, W. H. Anderson and Carroll
Miller received the ladies in the hall
and ushered them Into the beautiful
parlor whore Mrs. Alken was assisted
in receiving by Mesdamei W. S.
Holmes, C. E Gray, L. N. Bojd, W. R
Richey and C. C. Featherstone. From
the parlor the fortunate guests were
ushered into tho dinning room where
Mesdamos Foster Simpson, Oscar Babb
and Missos Leila WHkes, Mary Mill, r
and Bottle Watts gracefully served
courses of dain'y refreshments. From
thence into another, room the guests
received coffee at the hands of Mes
dames Clarko and Wilkes. The house
was a tropic picture, stairway and walls
twined with ivy and festooned with
climbing plants and rod hearts, banks
of ferns and palms and clusters of red
carnations under the glow of light
from numerous candelabra made a pic
ture at once brilliant and glowing
with warmth and beauty. Over a hun
dred guests were received.
WHEN YOU HAVE A COLD.
The first action when you have a cold
should bo to relieve the lungs. This is
best accomplished by the free use of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. This
Remedy liquifies the tough mucus and
causes its expulsion from the air oe'ls
of the lungs, produces a free expectora
tion and opens the seovetions. A com
plete cure soon follows. This remedy
will cure a severe cold in less time
than any other treatment and it leaves
the system In a natural and healthy
condition. It counteracts any tondenoy
toward pneumonia. For sale by Lau
rens Drug Co.
Dyspepsia?bane of human exist
ence. Burdock Blood Bitters oures it.
promptly, permanently. Regulates and
tones the stomaoh.
YOUNtt LADIES ENTERTAINED.
Charming Leap Year Parly Ulveu at
''he young ladles of the olty gave a
mlng leap year party at Dr. W. O.
*s last Friday evening. Delightful
aliments, Including salads, ices and
r dalnths were served. Domino
iro was played. Mr. Vanoe Irby
the Orst prize, a handsome silver
inted hair brush,
''he following were present: Miss
Hier Stevens with Mr. Albert C
.'odd, Miss Emmie Meng with Dr. C.
A. Ellett, Miss Helen Goggans with
Mr. James Dunklin, Miss Josephine
McSwain with Mr. George Balle, Miss
Josephine Minier with Mr. John
Hicks, Miss Smith with Mr. B. L.
Jones, Miss Willie Jones with Mr. E.
O. Anderson, Miss Margaret Young
with Mr. R. E. Copaland, Miss Patriok
ith Mr. J. B. Brooks, Miss Lyl Irby
and Mr. Jesse Vance, Miss Mary
Bowen with Mr. U. Sanders, Miss Nell
Bolt with Mr, W. R. Richey, Jr., Miss
Louise Rlohey with Mr. Jeff J. Adams,
Miss Marlegene Calne with Mr. S. R.
Todd, Miss Emma Hudgens with Mr.
John Y. Garllngton, Miss Alma Shell
with Mr. W. H. Gilkerdon, Jr., Miss
Bessie Tcdd with Mr. R. F. Fleming.
The young ladles of course called for
the gentlemen and escorted them to
A drink for "a gentleman of the old
school." Pure old Kentuoky Whiskey
wholesome and Invigorating, In sick
ness or health. On sale at all dispen
Only one remedy in the world that
will at once stop itchinees of the skin in
any part of the body; Doan's Ointment.
At any drug store, 50 cents.
Cross Hill, S. C.
A nice residence, modern
Improvements, Including a
barn, servants' house, etc
shaded with beautiful old
oaks and all splendidly lo
cated. The dwelling is al
most, new and contains 9
well-arranged rooms. Lot
Wo also offer one store
house In the town of Cross
Hill at a great sacrifice. It
will pay you to look into
this offer at once.
I J. Y. Garlington & Co.
Stocks, Bonds, Real Estate and in
Laurens, S. 0.
TH E SECRET
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
W. C. IRBY, Jr.,
Attorney at Law,
LAURENS, 8. C.
JDloaVt Give the Baby
Thero Is onn a ifo, sure nn<l nhso
lutely Imruiloss remedy for In*
font's Ills. It is
THE WORLD'S BEST CABY MEDICINE.
Cures overy form of bowel und
(.'on inch trouble, brings 1t> fresh -
log sloop, mttkuB bublos ful.
93 CENTS EVERYWHERE.
Baby Ease Manufacturing Co., Msco.n, Ga.
J. N. LEAK,
Offers his services to the peo
ple of Laufens County.
Dr. Chas. A. Ellett,
NOTICE TO EXECUTORS, ADMINIS
TRATORS AND UU AUDI ANN.
Executors, Administrators. Guar
dians and Trustees are reminded that
the time to make annual returns be
gins with the 1st day of January of each
O. G. Thompson,
j. p. l. c.
Deo. 1st, 1903.
ORRINE , 1
A Scientific Cur? for Drunkenness.
Absolutely Safe, Sure and Harmless.
Will Cure Forever the Craving for
Whiskey, Beer or Wine.
ORR1NE will Restore any Drunkard to Manhood and Health.
A Simple Home Treatment; Can be Given Secretly if Desired.
Cure Effected or Money Refunded.
Ask yotu" druggist whom you kno-,t, what he thinks of ORRINE; ht will indorse
our statements as truthful in every respect. H OKRINE fails to cure we will refund
you every penny paid for it as cheerfully as we took it.
Mothers, wives and sisters, you cannot cure those who are afflicted with this most Ar
terrible of all diseases by yoor fervent prayers, or eyes red with tears, nor hy your
hope that they may stop drinking. It can be done only with OKKINK. Vou have
the remedy?will you use it ? If you desire to cure without the knowledge of the patient,
buy OKRINE No. 1; if the patient desires to be cured of his own free will, buy
ORKINE No. 2. Full directions found in each package. Price SI per box.
All Correspondence Confidential.
For free l>ook?Treatite on Druftkennes* and how to Cure it?write to
THE ORRINE CO., INC . WASHINGTON. D. C , or call on
THE PLAINTIFF WON.
The Mock Court at Uraycourt-Owlugs
GrayCotrt, Fob. 15.?At the schoo!
bouso, on last Friday night, a broach
of promise case was triod, Miss Viols
limiting, Plaintiff, against Raymond
T. 8tauley, Defendant. There were a
number of witnesses on both side?.
The law 11 rm of Willis & Yeargin man
aged 1110 <?..iso for tbo Plaintiff and the
Defendant was ably represented by
Curry & Patterson and Henderson &
Owens. W. H. McCain, as foreman ot
the jury, brought in a verdict against
the Defendant, with tho special recom
mendation to the mercy of tho court.
Tho house was packed and everybody
was well pleased.
The writer spent two days last woek
very ploassntly in Columbia. I at
tended tho sessions of house and senate.
Our Laurens delegation will compare
favorably with that of any other I
Mr. Furmati and Miss Mary Ellen]
Vermilllon, of Cokesbury, visited at
Mr. J. Roland Willis' last week.
1 hv prospect for the small-grain
crop is very poor.
The farmers aro h iuling out their j
fertilizers, preparing for a big cotton
Don't think less of your system than
you do of your house. Glvo it a thor
ough e'eansing, too Take Hood's Sar
Strength for tho weak; comfort for
the strong; pleasant and harmless In
vlgoratlon for both. Rich and mellow,
pure old Kentucky Whiskey. On sale
at all dispensaries. Adv.
Are delicious and wholesome ? a perfect
cold weather breakfast food.
Made in the morning; no yeast, no " set
tiii^ 1 over night; never sour, never cause in
To make a perfect buckwheat cake, and
a thousand other dainty dishes, see the
"Royal Baker and Pastry Cook." Mailed
free to any address.
ROYAL 1AKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK.
Radios Radios Radios.
Stupendous Offer Made by a Well
Known Phlln. Firm.
Radios Radios Radios
Thousands of Persons in all Sections of
the Country Have Been Healed
by this Wonderful Discovery.
Every eduoated person has heard of
Radium.lts wonderful powers and heal
ing qualities have occupied page after
page In the Metropltan publications.
Everybody knows that it is the greatest
remedy that God has even given to
suffering humanity. Disease germs of
every description flee before It?they
cannot stand the contact. We have
such faltb In our proposition that wo
guarantee absolutely to cure you.
What Is more we will glvo y<<u a writ
ten contract to that effect. This offer
has never been duplicated. Fill out
the blank below and mark the ma'ady
from which jou a~e suffering and re
oeive by return mail information that
will be worth hundreds of dollars to
you. Ask any banking firm regardlutr
LREE OFFER FREE OFFER
812 Drexel Building
Kindly send me free of cost infor
mation regarding your Radium treat
ment and your wonderful remedy
Why Waste Time Searching, for BARGAINS Elsewhere When You
Know in Your Own Heart that
RED IRON RACKET
Prices are Lower than those of Other Houses for the
"RED HOT PRICES" CLOTHING, HATS AND SHOES.
Window Shades, Curtain Poles, Rugs, Mattings, Checked Homespuns, 5ea Islands, Plug
Tobacco, Cigars, Smoking Tobaccos, Good Luck Baking Powders, Celluloid Starch.
All above at cut Prices 15 to 35 per cent less than other houses ask
for same Goods. LUCOME SEE.
25 cents to $3.50
98 cents to $3.49
98 cents to $1.98
98 cents to $1.23
33 cents to $3.98
RED HOT PRICES.
Men's Suits 1.68 to 12.50
Boys' and Children's
Suits 49c to $2.97
Men's Plow Shoes Ogc
Children's Shoes J5c to 98c
Ladies' Shoes for fine
dressers 87c to $1.98|
Men's Hats, big jobs
25c 39c, 48c to 68c
[John B. Stetson's $3.47
Shirts and Neckwear.
Big Jobs Men's and Boys'
Fine Negligee Dress
Big lot newest creations
in Four-in-Hand Silk
Ties, worth 50 cents,
our Special 23c
Silk Bows and String
Ties 5c and 10c
Big line Hosiery 5,7, 8, lOc
In Notions and Racket Goods We
Beat the World. U COME SEE.
Here are a few articles picked from our Im
mense Bargain Field of Departments.
20 lbs Graulated Sugar $1.00
ICOME SEE? BIG BARGAINS IN REMNANTS.
10 cents Ginghams and Sateens, per yard at 7/^cl
I lb Levering's Coffee
worth 20c, going at 12/^
II lbs Keg Soda (good) 25c
roc Cans Good Luck
Baking Powder gc
1,500 Search Light
16 Cakes laundry Soap 25c
20 lbs Rice $1.00
1 lb Schnapps Tobacco 40c
Waist and Skirts
1 lb Brown Mule To
lib Epsom Salts, good,
See in Our Bargain Basement
Crcckery, Enameled-ware, Lamps, Hardware Specials, Trunks,
Sewing Machines, Sugar, Levering's Coffee, Pepper,
Spice, Ginger, Soap, Keg Soda, Matches, Bluing.
Ginghams, Percales and Fancy Leno, fine
open work Dress goods, per yd
See our Table Fine Laces, worth 5c to 10c per
yard, going now, per yd
$1.00 Fine Fur Ounce Hats
50 cents Caps, the latest, going now at
10 cents Fancy Sox going now at
Bell 48 cents.
Embroidery and Laces
4, 5, 6, 7, 8 to 15c
2 Big Handkerchiefs going now at 5cj
Look in our Show Windows. Look through our Immense De-|
pertment?. W will Save U 15 to 35 per cent ou your
purchases at RED IRON RACKET.
Who says Cotton Goods are up? Not us. Calicoes (at less than
old price), per yard, 4^C
24 cts., 34 cts., 48 cts.
Laurens' Famous Department Store Saves You 15 to 35 per cent
on Your Purchases. We are Completely Out of the High-Priced District.
RED IRON RACKET,
208 West Laurens Street,
Keeping Up Trade Momentum
Even In Hid-Winter.
The Hub seeks to keep up trade momentum even in
Mid-Winter. We do not allow trade to lag if we can
possibly help it. And we know of no other way to keep1
tbings moving between seasons except to make prices
especially and unusually attractive. Week by week,
therefore, we are choosing certain lines of goods on which
to ofler unusually tempting special prices.
This week the offers are especially captivating to
ladies that love good bargains. You must see the goods'
themselves to appreciate the whole of the story?these I
prices can tell o~ly a part of it:
Persian Lawn, fine sheer quality, only 10c'
White Dimity, in small checks and stripes, only 10c'
Checked Nainsook, Special Values, only 5 and 10c^
32-inch Pique, cheap at 15c, ?Special Value 10d
Lovely line colored Batiste, 15c quality, 1?C)
fo-inch India Linon, lovely quality, worth I2^c, 10c'
DR. FRANZ GAUSWBIN.
iSattaot r,f TZyCrcu&oa
Is the name given a wonder
fully successful medicinal
preparation, discovered and formulated 33 years ago, by the once cele
brated physician and chemist, Pr. Franz Gauswcin, of Wcisbaden,
Germany. The curative properties tf "SEVEN BAR KS" are ex
tracted from the hark of n specially grown species of the I lydrnngea plant
?the hark of which, as botanists will teJt you, grows i.i seven layers, each
of different color and each possessing a distinctive medicinal value. It is
the only plant known from which is extracted providence-given elements,
which in combination produce a singlS panacea that is a sovereign
remedy for most all ailments and diseases of the
Lungu, Stomach, Bowels, Liver, Kidneys and Nerves.
"8EVE.V BARKS" was Introduce?! in An-.crica in 1871 by Mr. Lyman Brown,of New
York Clty.n chemist of national rcpmc.who l:? tbc early '7o's spent nearly a year in Weis
baden ttcforo he could so-urc itio highly prised formula. Although "SEVEN BARKS "
has never b?en advorti.tod In II swspapoi 1, yet Ihotl ami? of American families arc never
without a hotilc, wlii'c humlrcdj o( phy i. lar.a nnd druggists arc recommending ami pre?
scribing it. Hy thia olowp; ?ccsaofper* mal : :coinmondallon'*Sli\ .'-IN' BARKS" is today
one of du- moat i>o;vi'..r r.wl r.'.ast successful remedies ca llic American market. The
reader has no doubt heard of it.
The undci ign id |v.;rchr.S< 1 the formula and sole riftbt of distribution In tbe United
Stater-. lie realized that every family desiring continuous n-">od health should always
keep a supply on hand, Ihsrcfore strenuous efforts will he mads to introduce it in every
home where it ir. unknown.
Hf Fro:-.i any disorder of ihe stomach, or you are Inclined to attacks of bilious*
N H* 11 or constipation; if your howels aie inactive at times; If \ mir kidneys are
v/ sluggish or pain you, oryou suffer from sick or neuralgic headaches, buy a
? Oil 50 Cont bottle of "SEVEN 13 ARKS " f oni your druggist, if ibis first
? Bll h title docs not benefit you, or you are disappoitiied in. its action,take tbe
i\TO Mil rcmitnlng portion hack and get your money. 11 ba cheerfully rtturntd*
If y-??J oi?io>nt afford to pay for n l;->ttto now, send us your immo nnd
addross. Wo will giv 1 you an prdor ??u yo-.ir liuiuo <-. ruggjat for 11 bottle,
with our ooinptlineitts,
LYMAN BROWN, Pharmacist, N.Y.City
The Laurens Drug Company.
UP-TO-DATE BUILDERS SUPPLIES.
In this one branch of our business we are in
a splendid position to serve the trade.
We have made a study of the Builders' re
quirements and keep our eye on the market
all the time for these goods.
A large up-to-date and Complete Stock of
BUILDERS' SUPPLIES is the result of our
efforts in this department.
Contractors and Builders,
You can draw upon this stock for your needs
with every confidence that you will get the
latest and best that the market affords.
Hinges, Door Knobs, Locks, Roofing Pitch,
Nails and Spikes, Sash Weights
Standard Makes and Genuine Value in every article.
BROOKS St JONES
Makes Hair Grow
THE GREATEST OF ALL HAIR TONICS,
DANDRUFF CURES AND SCALP CLEANSERS
Will NOT Make the Hair Darker
Absolutely Stops Falling Hair
COSTS BUT 15ft
Actual results prove that Hatrlne Is the best hair growing tonio
and dandruff cure In the world today, yet It has been placed at a
lower price than any bnlr tonic on tbc market, nnd Is now on
general SttlO at drug stores at 15 cents per bottle. After testing It
you can get six bottles more for 75c. Wo cannot Oil mailorders at
this low prlco unless 6 cents extra is enclosed. Insist on your
druggist getting it for you.
BEAL-STREIT CO., 79-81 Cortlandt Stritt, NEW YORK
Drue Sales Oa. dene ml Sales Agents. 85 Randolph St.. Chlcaeo
For sale locally by ^
LAURENS DRUG CO.