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FINE PLACE FOR A
FINE LAURENS GIRL.
Miss Josephine McSwaln to Teach In
a Leading Houthern College?-French
Miss Josephine McSwaln, now a
teacher in the city schools, has been
elected to tho chair ui Fronen and
German languages iu tho Agnes?Scdtt
College, a leading institution for tho
education of young women, In Decatur,
Ga. She has accepted the position and
will probably ppend the dimmer in
Paris in further preparation for Its
duties. She will bogin work iu Dccu
tur next fall.
Miss McSwain is tho daughter of Mrs.
L. S. McSwaln, of Cross Hill. She is a
graduate Iu Winthrop and also of the
Woman's College of Baltimore. Tn
Laurens sho hus been highly successful
as u teacher, and moreover, has made
numerous friends who will congratu
late her upon bolng selected for this
Mr, Henry Jordan Dead.
Mr. Henry Jordan, formerly of Sul
livan township, died near Swit/.er,
Spartanburg county, last Monday, at
the age of 53. Ho had many relatives
and was a substantial and upright citi
zen. A widow and one son survive
At First Methodist Church.
Next Sunday bids fair to be a good
day at the First Methodist Church. At
the morning hour tho pastor will
proach on "Christ the Good Sheppord'"
aud Mr. Illcks will sing a solo. At the
evening hovr the pastor will continue
the series of sermons on "New Testa
ment Character Studies,"
The Registration Hoard.
The new board of registration for
this county to be appointed by the
ftovornor on I ho recommendation of
the Laurcns delegation to the general
assembly will consist of Messrs. It. O.
JHairston, Laurena township, now a
member, J, L. Chapman of Sullivaus,
and J. C. McDaniel of Waterloo. The
last two are new members. There is no
change in the county dispensary board
Republican Delegates Elected*
The Republicans of Laurens eleolcd
J . Dunk Adams. L. W. C Blnlock and
Pratt Suber delegates to their State
Convention, which moots this week in
Columbia. They e'ected l'rntt Suber,
S. J. Franks, Mose Dillard and F. W.
Williams to the Congressional Con
vention. All except Adams and Bla
lock are nogroes. The Convention
was held Saturday and Pratt Suber
Death of Sirs. Zarck.
Mrs. Rachel Zarek, widow of the
late Mr. Max Zarek, and a relative of
Mr. A. Shayer's family, died iu Cin
cinnati last Wenesday and was buried
in that city Friday. Mrs. Zarek had
been living with relatives in Cincin
nati since tho death of Mr. Zarek in
the early part of last year. She had
many friends in Laurens who will hear
with sorrow of her death. She was a
good woman with a heart full of kind
ness and charity. She was 71 years old.
WHEN YOU HAVE A COLD.
Tho first action when you have a c jld
should ho to relieve the lungs. This Is
best accomplished by tho free use of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. This
Romtdy liquifies the tough mucus and
causes its expulsion from theairoo'ls
of the lungs, produces a free expectora
tion and opens the secretions. A com
plete euro soon loliows. This remedy
Will cure a sevore cold in less time
than any other treatment and it leaves
the system in a natural and healthy
condition. It counteracts any tendency
toward pneumonia. For sale by Lau
rens Drug Co.
The best physic. "Once tried and
you will always u'e, Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets," says Wil
liam A. Glrard, Pease, Vt. Theso Tab
lets are the most prompt, most ploas
ant and most reliable cathartic In use.
For sale by Laurens Drug Co.
Is it a burn? Uue Dr. Thomas' Fclec
tric Oil. A cut? Use Dr. Thomas' Fc
lectric Oil. At your druggists.
Coughs and colds, down to the vory
borderland of consumption, yield to the
soothing healing influences of Dr.
Wood's Norway's Pine Syrup.
CAPABLE OF EARNING
$1000 TO $5000
TRAVELING SALESMAN, CLERK,
NO MATTER, WHAT YOUR
A complete reorganization of tho
producing department of The Mutual
Life Insurance Company of New York
in this section affords a chanco for a
few good men; eight vacancies on the
agency force remain open for men of
oharaoter aud ability; you can lind out
by writing whether it will be worth
while for you to make a change,
no previous exporience Is necessary.
A course of professional instruction
THE MUTUAL LIKE INSUR
ANCE CO., NEW YORK.
Richard A. MoCnrdy, President.
HAS PAID POLICY HOLDERS OVER
630 MILLION DOLLARS.
* Address, GEORGE T. DEXTER, Su
perintendent of Domestic Agenoio?, 32
Kassau St., New York City, N. Y.
Notice of Sale
VALUABLE TOWN LOTS,
On the 25.h day of February, 100-1,1
will sell at public outory at Laurens
Court House during the legal hours of
sale, 05 lots and briok residence, t he
1>roperty of J. L. M. Irby, deceasod,
[Down as the Irby homestead.
Plats can be had at Palmetto Drug
More from 23rd of January until sale.
Streets have been opened and lots
numbered. Pereons oan look over tho
property and select lots.
Terms of Sale?Ono-third cash; bal
ance In one and two years. Bond of
purchaser and mortgage of premises
for credit portion. Purchaser to pay
W. C. Irby, Jr.,
Be?M tho S* 1 !,5 K'n(l You Hate Always BougH
UttAi? chop is uritT.
Cold Weather Docs Damage -A Very
CaHKOM., Feb. 82.?We are having
inoro than our share of bad weather.
The grain is suffering intensely from
The dance ut the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. W. C. Hill last Monday eve
ning was quite a succi s. Amopjgthe
out-of-town guots wore: Mrs. John
Matthews, Ncwbcrr-y; Mrs Loverett,
AnderHon; Miss BOO'oi', Newherry.
We regret very much that llarley
Turner had to leave ClPinsou on ac
count Of his <'.voi. We h pe ho will ho
able to resume his work t.t un curly
Mim. Lovcrott of Ar.di-rson has ie
turned home after visiting relatives
Miss Lydia Rudd is visiting friends
In Atlanta, (Ja.
The Oarro l High School is iu a
nourishing condition, under the man
agement of .\ii s !;v i Martin.
rile slisjlr. < i hau 1 performance hero
hist Saturday ev uiug, conducted by
Trof. Montgomery was enjoyed by ail
R-v. N. .1 CIolme3 is proaohlng at
OrossH'll We i <>pu uiuoli good may
to tic oumpKshed.
Tin: gu.utan n i:d catarrh cure
The Laurcuu Drug Co. Wilt Itoturu
Money If Hyomoi Fails. No
llyomei I m so many euros of
the mos* ohronic u d de p seated easts
of catarrh, '.hu r a Lj^ur.eus Drug,Co,
consider i' a spec fic lu this disease.
They oxtend ivi iuvitatiou ti all ca
tarrh suffer rs to call ; ;? Ihelr storo
snd purohaso a H omeioutllt with tho
distinct understanding that it will be
absolutely fn o ui le i It affoots a euro.
The chief re won for the unusual suc
cess of Hyomoi in tho treatment of ca
tarrhal and other disc s.s of tho air
passages, la tho f ct that It cures by a
now principle hi pri gnating tho air
you breathe with I oiling and gorm
killing balsam?. On ibis mount it j
retcbos the bnl ?f th? disease in a
wo.y im; o slblo t pills, drugs < v other I
M iny of t o Lauri ii ? Drug Co.'s ous- i
tOmoi's who bavo suffen d with catarrh
since child hood havo loon cured com- -
p'.otoly by t't is toliiitl?c remedy.
The complete ilyomol oulllt costs $1,
and consists of nu luhaler that oan bo
carried n tl e pur o cr pocki t, a medl*
eine dropper nrd n bo tie <>f llyomei. j
Extra bottl s i an I o obt dnod for 50 c,
making it a most ( c nom'.cal remedy
for the cure of catarrh.
Do not suffer h i\g w th catarrhal dis?
orders, buy u I', m I outfit from Lsu
rons Drug <.'<>. under tholr guarantee
to return tl o m nby if it falls; Von
run no risk whu vi ?? lf it euros, the
troatineni is no expo iv .while if it
fills, Tho Laurons Di\>i C'.?. will re
fund you - monoj und ll cost3 you abso
Uli AY COUHT SHIPS ill LTEtt.
Four Iluudivi! Pounds Fach Week?
Hold 'Possum Hunters.
Gray Court, Feb. 22?Gray Court
i3 getting t'i bo qvilto n shli ping point.
W. C? J. R., L. 1). and S. L ( urry are
great butter producers. I?\>ur hundred
pounds of butter is shipped from Gruy
Steve Ow. n-. Wash Owens and Dull'
Owousare great 'possum hunter*;. Th y
go hunting in il \ tin.e. lied tho 'pos
sum's den i>y ' marks on th>. tree
and elimb up and get him. Dull' Ow
ens has a don way up a t>:g poplar that
ho has caug t nine u g i 03sums out of
sltee Novi mbor. To gi i. lo the den he
has to elimb another tro? thirty ftot
and swing oft' to the limb of 'he poplar.
PE R F IX T CO N LTD ?5N 0 E.
Where ther used to bo a f-.oling of
uneasiness i nd w< r y in Iho household i
when a child si >wod symptoms of
croup, thero is qow perfeo confidence.
This is owing to the uniform success of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in the
treatmo it i f that dlseoso. Mrs. M. f. 1
Basford, <>i Poolo vi 11 , ?Id., In speak
ing of hur experience In that remedy 1
says: "I have, a world ol confidence in
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy for I
have us id it with perfect success. My
child Garland is subject to severe at
tacks of croup and it always gives him
prompt relief. For sale by Luurens
Only one remedy In the world that
will at once stop ltohlness of tho skin in
any part of the bo Ij; I loan's Ointment.
At any drug sture. 6? cents.
Are impure matters which tho skin,
liver, kidneys and otiier organs can
not take oaro of without help, there h
such an accumulation ol them.
They litter the whole system.
Pimples, boils, eczema and other
eruptions, loss of appetite, that tired
feeling, bilious turns, fits of indiges
tion, dull headaches aud many other
troubles are due to them.
4 and Pills
Remove all humors, ovcrcomo all
their effects, strengthen, tono aud
invigoruto tho wholo eyetom.
"I had salt rheum on my bands so that I
could not work. I took Hood's Sarsaparllla
aud tt drovo out tho humor. I continued
Us uso till tho sores disappeared." Mas.
I?A ?. BnowN, Ituinford Falls, Mo.
Hood's Sarsaparllla promises to
euro and keeps tho promise.
Notice of Election.
The qualified voters of Waterloo
School District No. 14 are Jinreby noti
lled that an election will be held at
Waterloo, S. C, Saturday, 27th iD8t.,
for tho purpose of voting a special tax
to run the school for the ensuing year.
W. H. WHARTON,
Clerk of Board.
Waterloo, Feb., 13.?2t.
Bears tho 1 h8 Kind YOB Haw Always Bought
PLAT OF THE IRBY LOTS.
AUCTION ON FEBRUARY 25.
M front Of
ENLARGED PLATS OF THE ABOVE MAY BE HAD AT
THE PALMETTO DRUG STORE.
IW Any person buying a lot will havo tho privilogo of taking tho adjoining
lot at tho same price.
Radios Radios Radios.
Stupendous Offer Made by a Well
Known Phlla. Firm.
Radios Radios Radios
Thousands of Persons in all Sections of
the Country Have Beeu Healed
by this Wonderful Discovery.
Every educated person has heard of
Radium .its wonderf ul powers and heal
ing qualities have occupied page after
page in the Metropltan publications.
Everybody knows that 1, is the greatest
remedy that God has even given to
suffering humanity. Disease germs of
every description floe before it?they
cannot stand the contact. We have
such faith in our proposition that we
guarantee absolutely to cure you.
What Is more we will give you a writ
ten contract to that effect. This offer
has never been duplicated. Fill out
the blank below and mark tho malady
from which you a-o Buffering aud re
ceive by return mall information that
will be worth hundreds of dollars to
you. Ask any banking firm regardlncr
I our responsibility.
LREE OFFER FREE OFFER
812 Droxel Building
Kindly send me free of cost Inl ur
ination regarding your Radium treat
'ment and your wonderful remedy
LOOK AS IF THEY WERE
MADE FOR SOME ONE ELSE BECAUSE
?Mea are so Different?
There is an in
suits made to or
der that you can
not possibly at
tain in ready made)
garments. Be you
long or short, old
or young we can
lit or you
Their p'izps vr-.vy ns much almost as their facial expression. Thousands of
turn may bo exactly tho same height in inches, but there's a difference somowhoro.
Tho saino mould has never boon used twice. No two aro exactly alike, not even
twins. That is why every man should ho carofully measured if ho wants his clothes
to fit. Tho moasuro of another won't do?from collar to ankle tho inches may bo
the same, but height and girth aro not tho only considerations in suit-making.
Tho garment must bo adjusted to each individual form. That is tho International
method?and that method is tho only right ono.
Fit guaran= fj
They must IS
Samples to select
from, ranging in
R. E. COPELAND,
Shoes, Hats and Furnishings.
Customer's Shoes 5hined Free.*
Every Fire Insurance!
Policy I Issue is
backed by many
NO POLICIES BETTER.
Here Is Why.
Liverpool, U. S.
branch only .about
Co., Maine, about
Canada, U. S.
I think this assures you of protection.
Let rao write you a policy.
Pay Your Road Tax.
The timo for paying Road Tax ex
pires on the 1st day of March next.
Time for paying other taxes, with two
per cent penalty, expires Feb. 20th.
After all is said iu praise of othor Guanos, the
glaring FACT still romaius, that the
Wherever used they have givou universal satisfaction, and even
where the odds wore against them, thoy have held their own nnder
the most unfavorable conditions.
The manufacturers of the Koystor Guanos are always willing, anx
ious and ready to moot all fair competition, both in prioe and quali
ty of their goods, and the farmers of. Laurens oounty can confidently
expect honost goods, fully up to the required analysis, and the man
ufacturers guarantee that where a fair trial is given their goods the
results will be suoh as to give perfect satisfaction to the farmer, and
make a good customer of him for all time.
We are dealers in this oelebrated Guano, and our friends and the
farmers generally, are requested to give us a call and inquire into the
merits of our Fertilizers, before placing their orders elsewhere
R P. MILAM & GO.
? "I don't think wa could Vcop
I homo without Thodford's Hun k- H
Draught. Wo hare used it lu tho
H family for over two years wltk. tho
I best of results. I hare not had m
I doctor in the house for that lougth ?
I of time. It Is ? doctor In itself and
? always ready to mako a person well H
and liappy."?JAM KM HALL, Jack
? ?onvill?, Iii._
j Because- this groat medicino
I relieves stomach pains, frees tho
I constipated bowels and invigor
ates the torpid liver and weak
I ened kidneys
i No Doctor
I is necessary in the home where
I Thodford's Black-Draught is
I kept. Families living in tho
M country, miles from any nhysi
I cian, have been knpt in health
I for years with this medicino as
I their only doctor. Thedford's
I Black - Draught cures bilious
ness, dyspepsia, colds, chills and
fever, bad blood, headaches,
B diarrhoea, constipation, colio
and almost every other ailment
? because tho stomach, bowels
liver and kidneys so nearly con
? trol the health.
Keeping Up Trade Momentum
Even In Hid-Winter.
The Hub seeks to keep up trade momenturo 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 keep
things moving between seasons except to make prices
especially and uuusually attractive. Week by week,
therefore, we are choosing certain lines of goods on which1
to oiler unusually tempting special prices.
This week the oilers are especially captivating to |
ladies that love good bargains. You must see the goods
themselves to appreciate the whole of the story?these
prices can tell only 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 lOc
Lovely line colored Batiste, 15c quality, lOc
40-inch India Linon, lovely quality, worth 12 J^c, 10c'
One case Dress Ginghams in
Spring colors. One case colored Welts.
A lot figured white goods for waists,
designs new, quality good, price low.
The announcement of full lines for
Spring wear will be made in due time.
W. G. WILSON & CO.
4.4.4? 4.4,4.4.4. .4.4.4. :,V4^4^4^4^^ 4? 4.4,4.-1.4..
I am now prepared to ship goods for next year's
crop, and we guarantee our goods to be delivered in good
condition, and also to come up to analyses branded on
sacks. Those farmers who are interested in reliable fer
tilizers are requested to read the annexed certificate.
A. HUFF, Agent,
Laurens, S. C.
Clinton, S.. C, November, 23rd, 1903.
Mr. A. H?ft", Laureus. S. C, Agent for V. C. C. Co.,
Dear Sir: I report to you the result of the 8-4-4 goods
purchased from you last year I tried on our experimental
patch along side of a Competitor's 8-4-4 goods with three
(3) rows left between each sample used. Result
Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co.'s 115 lbs seed cot
ton Competitor's 82 pounds, and the Virginia-Carolina
Chemical Co.'s goods were in a much better mechanical
form and distributed to more satisfaction and the same
amount oi goods were used in each row and same weighed
and cultivated alike. J. H. HUNTER.
Witness, W. H. Gilkerson.
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^CUTLERY THAT CUTS!
You've seen the kind that doesn't, havent you??
Made to sell?never intended to cut.
2^ The Cutlery in our Stock is made to cut, and there
fore it sells. Our trade is growing all the time in this
department just for that reason.
We have a full line of goods in the famous makes of |
steel. There's nothing better, nothing on the market
that gives a keener edge or wears longer.
Carving Sets?large and small.
Pocket Knives?all sorts of handles.
Shears and Scissors?cut accurately and don't work
Rasors?hold their edge, easy to keep in order.
BROOKS & JONES,
SIMMONS' BLOCK, SOUTH SIDE SQUARE.