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any Kind of
Real Estate, or Business,
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Laurens , S- C.
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price of printed ones.
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Palmetto Drug Co.
LAURENS, S O.. WEDNESDAY. MAR. 23. 1904.
BIG WATER POWER
Shoals at Boyd's MiU Bought by En
terprlsiog Men Who WIH De
The Boyd's Mill property on Reedy
River, eleven miles West of Laurens,
has been bought by Messrs. N. B. Dial,
J. O. C. Fleming and J. II. Sullivan. It
is the intention of thes ? gentlomen at
au early day to convert the old mill
into a modem flouring and grist mill,
and to make other improvements from
time to time, with the view of eventually
developing the Shoals, a splendid wa
terfall, for larger things. This prop
erty is located in a fine t return of Liu
rens and its developement in conjunc
tion v.-it'h that so well projected at
Wares Shoals on Saluda river, only a
few miles distant, would mean addi
tional progress and prosperity in the
Western portion of the county.
Presiding Elder Kilgo to bo Here.
Rev. John W. Kilgo, Presiding El
der of the Spartanburg District will
visit Laurens next Sunday. He Is ex
pected to preach at 11 o'clock Sunday
morning at the Second Methodist
Church and at tho First Church Sun
day evening at 8,30 o'clock. ?
Easter at Siiiloh.
The ladles of Shiloh Church will give
an egg hunt on the Church grounds at
3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, April
2nd. Rov. J. F. Anderson will make an
address. Each individual is expected
to contribute the sum of 5 cents for
children and 10 cents for adults. Tho
public is invited. The monsy to he
used for Improving the Church.
Daughters of Confederacy to Meet
J. B. Ker8haw Chapter Daughters of
the Confederacy will hold an impor
tant meeting Friday afternoon at 4
o'clock at the home of Mrs. James A.
Copeland, thcT President. Membors
are urged to attend.
In tho Mayor's Court.
Mayor pro tern O. M. Babb tried
at one sitting, ono morning last weok,
eight charges of gambling against
that many negro offenders. The on
tiro string was convicted, and his
Honor imposed fines ranging from
$2.50 to $10.00. All paid. Officer Bag
well and Deputy Sheriff Owingj were
the arresting officers.
Excursion to Greenwood.
Thero will be an excursion from Lau
rens to Greenwood on Friday, the 1st
day of April and return the same day
at the following low rates;
Laurens, adults, 60 cents; children,
Maddens, adults, 45 cents; children,
Cole Point, adults, 40 cents; chil
dren, 20 cents.
Waterloo, adults, 30 cents: childrtn,
The train will leave Laurens about
10 a. m. and return about 5 p. m. This
will bo a way for school children to
spend the first day of April. Carry a
present for some child in the Orphan
There will bo ample accommodation
this time and train on time.
Jas. A. Madden...
THE POLITICAL SI TUATION .
A prominent North Carolinian has
this to say: I have been a sufferer from
Rheumatism for fifteen years, a portion
of the time bedfasf, and for the last six
months it has been seated in my left
aide near my heart; could scarcely rest
any at night. I finally deolded to try
Dr. K ing's Nerve and Bone Linimont.
Two or three application) entirely re
lieved me of the pain. I have used it
In my family with good results.
D. C. HOWELIi.
Sold by Palmetto Drug Co., Laurens,
Gray Court News.
Gray Court, March 21. ? Little
Frank Yeargln, who was accidentally
and very seriously shot by his brother
sometime ago is doing well now at the
Esrle Sanitarium in Greenville. He
has had three Inches of the bone of his
right arm next to the shoulder taken
FEARFUL~ODDS AGAINST HIM.
Bedridden, alone and destitute.?
Suoh, in brief was the condition of an
old soldier by name of J. J. Havens,
Versailles, O. For years be was trou
bled with Kidney disease and neither
doctors nor medioines gave bim relief.
At length he tried Electric Bitters. It
put him on his feet in short order and
now he testifies: "I'm on the road to
complete recovery." Best on earth
for Liver and Kidney troubles aud all
forms of Stomach and Bowel Com
Etaints. Only 50 cents. Guaranteed
y Laurons Drug Co. and Palmetto
Drug Co. %
WHO WA8 YOUR FATHER? WHAT
SORT OF BLOOD'/
If your blood is thin, you are weak
and languid, not enough energy to do
your daily work, and feel entirely worn
oat, Dr. iting's special prescription for
you, if consulted personally, would be
bis own Iron Tonic Bitters. Makes old
people young, renews youth, makes
weak people strong, gives refreshing
sleep. Sold by Palmetto Drug Co.,
Laurens, 8. O. _
Take notice that on the 6th day of
April, 1004,1 will render a final ac
count of my acts and doings as Admin
istrator of the estate of Henry M. Hun
ter, deceased, in the office of the Judge
of Probat? for Laurens County, at 11 o'
clock a. m., and on tho same day will
apply for a final discharge from my
11 ust as Administrator.
All persons having demands against
said estate will present them or on be
fore that day,proven and authenticated
or be forever barred and all persons in
debted to fiaid estate are requested to
make payments on or before that day.
R. LEE HUNTER,
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I AMON? OITK FBI?N1)S. Jg
Mr. W. P. Harris of YouDgs wus
Mrs. Ella Cavis has roturned toSpar
tanburg after a visit to relatives hero.
Mr. Marvin WoliV, R. F. D. carrier,
Alma No. 1, was in town Saturday.
Mr. D. C. Smith was up from Water
Mr. J, W. Taylor was In town Mon
day from Princeton.
Mayor Jas. B. Park of Greenwood
was in the ci?y Saturday.
Mr. H. L. Todd of Clinton was in
Mr. J. S. Craig of Tylorsville was in
Mr. R. H. Fleming of Ora was in to
see Tub Advertiser yesterday.
The best cotton brought Iii cents
here yesterday, middling 12},
Miss Allie Loake, of Clinton, is visit
ing Dr. W. C. Irby's family.
Read offer to the ladies of tho county
in this issue.
Miss Grace James, of Greenwood, is
now at the Red Iron Rackot Ju charge
of the Millinery department.
Mr. D. N. Klrby, foreman of carding
at the Laurent Cotton M ills,-pom Sun
day at Newbery.
Mr. T. Duckett Copeland, one of
Clinton's foremost young merchants,
was in town Monday.
Tho many friends of Mr. J. S. Ben
nett are glad toseo him out again after
a ten days' illness,
Col. Robt. N. Cuniugham of Rose
mont spent a day or so in tho city the
Dr. J. L. Donnonof Austin, a leading
citizen of his community was in town
Mr. and Mrs J. F. Burton have re
turned from a visit to relatives in New
Mrs. Henry Strauss of York has ro
turned home after a visit to friends in
Mrs. Bottie Clark of Spartanburg is
visiting her sister, Mrs. O. D. Barks
Mies Camille Vano3 of Clinton has
been the guest of Miss Lillian Irby for
the last few days.
Mrs. Jefferson Evans, of Roanoke,
Va., and Mrs. Hirris, of Norwood, N.
C, are visiting their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. G. Balle.
Mr. Robt. Hawkins attended tho fun
eral of his brother-in-law, States R.
Crawford who died in Union Saturday
Read the big advertisements and got
the dates of tho millinery openings
next week. All the ladies in tho coun
ty are invited.
Mr. James R. Moseley loft yesterday
for Baltimore, where he will be under
sp2clal treatment at John Hopkins hos
Mr. Will Power of Owlngs visited
his brother, Mr. O.A. Power, Laurens'
affable Auditor Friday and Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. J. Wells Todd, who
have been spending the winter in
Florida are expected to return home
Rev. and Mrs. Robt. Adams returned
Saturday from a visit to the former's
mother, who has been quite ill at her
home at Ettonton, Ga.
Mrs. Mattie A, Owiogs, who was on
a visit to Baltimore and Washington,
has Inen summoned homa owing to the
critical illness of her sister-in-law,
Mrs. C. Whitley.
Mr. J. O. Davis, a ministerial stu
dent at Fur man University, was in the
oity Monday on his way home to Ty
lersville to speud a few days.
Rev. V. I. Masters, vorsatlle writer
and well known representative of the
Baptist Courier, spent Monday and
Tuesday in the city.
The numerous friends and acquaint
ances of Mr. Thaddeus Babbt a well
known citizen of this county, rogret to
know that he is seriously ill at his
home at Babbtown.
Mr. J. S. Machen attended a commu
nioation of Greenville Commandory,
No. 4 Friday night, and together with
a number of Masons from other points
received the Knights Templar Djgree.
Mr. R. Wlstar Nichols, a member of
the Legislature from this county for
the past four years has been elected
one of the five State Dispensary In
spectors. He went to Columbia last
Mr. James S. Summorsett, a former
Laurens citizen, came up from Colum
bia Monday evening to attend the
smoker given by the Knights of Py
thias. The ocoasion, delightful in
every respeot, was much enlivened by
the presence of Mr. Sommersett, Past
Chancellor Commander of Laurens
Lodge, No. 43, now Grand Vice Chan
oellor of the South Carolina domain.
"Hearts and Diamonds" a most ex
cellent and catchy comedy, will be pre
sented by well known local amatuers
at the Opera House, Friday evening,
April 8th. This popular play is to be
given for the benefit of the pipo organ
fund for the First Presbyterian
Church . Popular prices will be put on
wblob, together with tho caU, will bo
announced next week.
MR. REED MILLER
WILL GIVE CONCERT.
A Few Years Ago a School ?07 Here?
.Now a Successful Siuger In tho
Mr. Reed Miller, who will give a
concert at the opera houso on tho ove
niog of April 6th, Is au Anderson S. C.
boy and spent some of his echool days
in Laurens. He was a student at the
graded schools here in 18% and his
beautiful vo'co was heard in those days
in the eholr of the First Baptist
Church. He is now tenor so'oist of
Cavalry M, E. Church Now York and
is at the height of a successful musical
career. He will stop over in Laurens
on his way to tho great Now Orleans
A Beautirut Dinner Party.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Kichey enter
talnod at dinner on last Tuesday eve
ning for Dr. and Mrs. H. K. Alken,
Mr. N. B. Dial, Mr. and Mrs. T. H.
Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. E. U. Wllkes.
The monu was elegant and the table
decorations beautiful. Mr. and Mrs.
Itichoy have the gift of entertaining
easily and delightfully and their dln>
nor party of Tuesday evening was a
very charming occasion.
Dr. Christopher in New York .
Dr. A. J. Christopher of Gray Court
is in Now York taking a course at tho
Post Graduate College. Dr Christo
pher is making a specialty of diseases
of the stomach and is studying under
Professor Einhorn, a distinguished au
thority on diseases of that charae'er.
On his return, Dr. Christopher expects
to mako tho treatment of stomach
troubles a special feature of his prac
Mrs. Annie Yeargin Passes Away.
Mrs. Annie Yeargin, widow of tho
late Gideon Yeargin, departed this life
last Tuesday at tho home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. Butler Garrett. The inter
ment was at tho Dial's Church ceme
tery on the following day. Mrs. Year
gin was almost four score and was the
mother of eleven daughters, among
them being : Mrs. Collier Curry, Mrs.
Lewis Abercromble, Mi*3. Butler Gar
rett and Mrs. Willis Holiams. The late
Robl. H. Yeargin was one of the son?,
tho other being William Yeargin, aleo
Sudden Illness of Mr. Ed C. Balcntinc.
Mrs. David F. Balonlino was called
to Greenville Sunday on account of the
sudden and serious illness of her son,
Ed C. Batentine, a Furman student,
who suffered an attack of appendicitis
Saturday morning. His condition since
the operation, wh'.ch was performed
Sunday afternoon has boen reported as
satisfactory. His friends hero feel the
keenest anxiety over his condition.
Card of Thanks.
Editor Advertiser: Will you
kindly allow me space in your columns
to express our heartfelt thanks to the
good people of Laurens for their kind
personal assistance during Arthur
Rodger's severe illness. Our heart and
hands shall ever be open for an occa
sion to return in a measure tho kind
noss and attention we received at your
J. A, Rodoers.
Laurens, S. C.
March 18, 1904.
You will not know how much bettor
the new "Clifton" is than other Hour
until you try it. That every housekeep
er in this section may feel freo to try
it, we agreo that her grocer may sond
her a sack with tho understanding that
ehe oan use three bakings out of it
without its costing her one cent, if it
does not prove tho best flour in tho
market. No house keepor can afford
not to try the now "Clifton" with such
a guarantee. Bransford Mills.
Mit. LOGAN Kl,MORL DEAD.
Another Confederate Soldier's Lire is
Mr. I.ogan C. Eltnore, a veteran of
tho War Botween the States and a lifo
long citizen of tho Ekom section, died
Saturday, aged 17. Ho Is survived by
his wife. The interment took placo at
Now /.ion churchyard Sunday.
School Closes at Shiloh.
Prof. W. W. Kennedy has just closod
? i'lit*- a successful session of the Shiloh
school, one of the best in the county,
lie has beon ably assisted by Miss
i '.toila Lanford.
THE DEATH PENALTY.
A Ifttle thing sometimes results in
death. Thus a mere soratch, insigni
ficant cuts or puny bolls have paid the
death penalty. It Is wise to have Buck
leu's Arnica Salvo ever handy. It's
tho best Salve on earth and will pre
vent fatality, whon Burns, Sores, Ul
cers and Piles threaten. Only 25 cents
atLaurons Drug Co and W. W. Dod
A Cll A KM I NO MUSICALS?
Hi von in Honor or Mrs. A. U . KemVert
On last Wednesday evening Mrs. W.
E. Lucas entertained a few friends at
an informal musioale in bonor of her
guest, Mrs. A. G. Rembert, of Spar
tanburg. Mrs. Rembert, who is her
self an accomplished musician kindly
sang ono or two selections, and Mrs.
Lucas, Miss Josephine Minter and Mr.
John Hicks gave a charm'.ng and artis
tic program. Refreshments were then
served and a social hour followed, in
which Mrs. Rembert, who has visited
here boforo, was cordially greeted by
now and old frionds.
TUTS AN END TO IT ALL.
A grievous wail oftimos comes as a
result of unbearable pain from ove~
taxed organs. Dizziness, Backacb ,
Liver complaint and Constipation. Bub
thanks to Dr. King's New Life Pills
thoy put an end to It all. They are gen
tle, but thorough. Try thorn. Only
25 cents. Guaranteed by Laurens Drug
Co. and W. W. Dodson.
THREE PAPERS EACH WEEK
For ONE Dollar.
28 PAGES A WEEK
THE REPUBLIC is the Great Democratic Paper of St. Louis.
The World's Fair is soon to open in St. Louts. The
National Democratic. Convention meets in St.
Louis this year.
Each Week an Agricultural (4) Page ?Supplement is Sent Out
with The Republic.
All this goes to new subscribers to The Advertiser, including
The Advertiser, for $1.00 a year, and to old subscribers
to The Advertiser who pay up one full 12
months in advance from date.
This is Campaign Year in Laurens.
YOU Ought to take your County Paper.
Would you live in a county without a paper? Then at least pay
a dollar a year and take one with The St. Louis
Republic thrown in.
P. S. The Advertiser, The News and Courier and The
Republic one year for $1.50.
'Tis Time for the Easter Hat.
'Tis high time that every lady should be thinking of
her Haster Hat. Our Millinery Department is amply
ready to supply your wants. You have here to choose
Neat, Jaunty, Ready-to-Wear Hats,
Fine, French Pattern Hats,
A Hat Trimmed to Your Order,
And in either case, the Hat you get will be the most tasteful and
becoming its price will buy anywhere.
SULLY BREAKS AND
Wild Scenes on the Now York Cotton
Excbnnge-The Market Has
Daniel P. Sully, the big Bull who
has had Wall street Boirs on the run
all winter has gone to the wall. Cot
ton is too big a oointn"'"ty to corner
and oven a big man c t hold it in
his grasp. The flucti HM in the
cotton market during tht past weeks
have bien the wildest for a groat
many years* Tho break that wrecked
Sully amounted to two and a half cents
per pound in only a few hours, The
break camo on Friday.
This break will a fleet tho farmers
very little because the market has
reacted to a decided dogfoc. and is
now steady under normal conditions.
It is reported that Sir "ost live
millions in only a few houi ...id that
tho excitement on tho cotton exchange
was somothlng inconceivable. Later
reports stato that Sully's lirm will bo
able to meet it liabilities in a few days
and resume business.
Bishop Capers to Visit Laurens.
Bishop Ellison Capers is expectod to
arrive In Laurens on Saturday to opeu
the Episcopal Church hero for ser
vices on Sunday. While in tho city,
he will bo the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Luca3.
A BE 4U TIFUL COMPLEXION
Will ba yours if Dr. King's Sarsa
parllla is judiciously taken. We say
judicious advisedly?a bottle only iu
some caso3, more in others. And this
is not all that can bo done?Erysipelas,
Eczema, Scurvy, Blackheads, Totter,
Pimples, Nettle, lUsh, Boils, Carbun
cles lleo before the onslaughts of thU
powerful mcdicino Sold by Palmetto
Drug Co , Laurens, 8. C.
JUST PRAISE FOR Mit. BARKSDALE
His Appointment to Position Due to
Ability,Mot Political Consideration.
We quote below from Tho Stato of
bhe 10th, in regard to tho appointment
j( Mr. C. D. Barksdalo us Clerk to tho
Bureau of Immigration. It is needless
to say that Tino Aovkrtitek and the
many friends of Mr. Barksdale heartily
endorse what The State has to say.
Mr. Barksdale will not remove his
family to Columbia and Laurens will
still count him as onaof her most rep
resentative and useful citizens:
"Mr. E. j. Watson, the commissioner
of immigration, has appointed his clerk
In the person of Mr. (J. Doug'as Barks
dale, a member of the Laurens bar and
for several yoars master in equity of
Tho manner in which lie kept tho
records while mister gavo him the
reputation of being careful, accurate,
painstaking and thorough; his was
said to have been tho best kept set of
master's books in tho State. For tho
past few yoars Mr. Barksda'.o has been
handling land for investors. lie was
selected because of his ability as a
statistician and on account of his gen
eral fund of information.
Mr. Barksdale is tho son of the
President of tho National Bnnk of
Laurens. His selection was duo, the
commissioner says, to his ability and
out of no political consideration.
There wero over 100 applications for
Commissioner Watson hopes to have
his olllce In tho Stato Houso, but It is
thought this cannot bo done for the
present. Ho leaves next week for a 10
days' trip to Now York."
Which usually commences with cold
in head, Hay Fever, rapidly infects the
mucous mcmbrano of the throat, and
leads to graver complications, unless
promptly attended to. We recommend
King's Sarsaparilla internally to purify
the blood, and direct treatment with
Dr. King's Catarrh Remedy (a douche
comes with each bottle). It gains a
foothold from which it is hard to dis
lodge. With treatment of these two
modicinos any ordinary caso will yield
quickly?the very worst cases will be
greatly rolieved. The price, $1.00;
three for $2.50, and guaranteed. Sold
by Palmetto Drug Company, Laurens,
Stylish Spring Shoes
Fashion says ''Oxfords for Spring and Summer wear." Russet leather will again
be in vogue. And of course we've a full line right down to date. The newest shapes,
the finest lenthers, all sizes.
Our "Dorothy DodU" Shoe is a prime favorite with women. Lots of new styles at
$2.50 and $3,00.
$1.50 and upward will buy reliable ladies' Shoes here?the most possible value for the
"Crawford," "Korrect Shape" and "Florheim" Shoes for men are all leaders. Every
popular leather. All modern shapes. Prices uniformly low.
Strong, Reliable Work Shoes, #1.25 and #2.50.
Those Men's Suits
At $10.00, $11,00 and $12.50 are going like hot
cakes. Never saw such remarkable value offered for so
little money. Everybody is delighted?even the people
most difficult to please arc being suited hereto perfection.
Suits as low as #5.00, and from there up to swell
styles at $20.00.
The Boys Shout
With delight at the sight of our neat, nobby suits, and
the parents' hearts are lightened of a heavy load when
they learn the little prices?only #1.00 to #5.00 for short
Most remarkable values in all Spring goods. We know
we can save you clean cash on every purchase. Let us.
J. E. Minter & Bro.,
LA?RENS, S. C.
! I lilt OK ill SOUTH CAROLINA.
The Greenville News of the 17th,
states that it is possible that Mr. B. A.
Morgan of that oity will be in the next
congressional race from this district.
Mr. Morgan is a lawyer and member of
tho legislature from Qreenvillo.
T. Hasoll Gibbs was nominated for
Mayor of Columbia in la?t Tuesday's
city election. He succeeds F. Sumter
Karle, who has lilled the position two
terms and was a candidate for re-eloc
Andrew Carnegio has just made two
large donations to libraries in South
Carolina, ton thousand dollars to Con
verse College and twenty thousand to
River navigation between Columbia]
and Georgotown seeim at last assured.
Tho Highlander made tho Initial trip, |
arriving at Columbia Sunday night
Mr. J. C. Garlington has sold the|
Carolina Spartan, and it is stated, will
confine hlmsolf entirely to work on tho I
It is understood that Mr. Theodore
Croft, a young lawyor of Alken and a
6on of the lato Col. Croft, will be a can
didate to iill out his father's unexpired
term. Mr. W. J. Talbert, of Edgelield ,
is alto spoken of a9 a candidate and!
there are at least half a dozen others!
GEN. HAMPTON'S BIRTHDAY.
Memorial Exercises Will he Held at |
Graded School Chapel.
The Daughters of tho Confederacy!
are arranging to hold memorial exer- j
cises next Monday in honor of General
Hampton's birthday. Tho memorial
will tako place in tho chapel of the
graded school building at 10 o'clock a.
m, Superintendent Jonos and the en-|
tiro school will join in tho exercises.
Appropriate addresses will be made by
invited speakers. The public is in
INFLAMMATORY RHEU MATISM
William Shaffer, a brakoman of Dou
nison, Ohio, was confined to his bod
for several weeks with Inflammatory
rheumatism. "I used many remedies,'
he says. "Finally I sent to McCaw's
drug store for a bottle of Chamberlain's |
Pain Balm, at which time I was una
ble to use hand or foot, and in one
weok's time was able to go to work as
happy as a clam." For salo by Lau
rens Drug Co.
We will have a show worth going
miles to see on our big Opaning Day,
Wednesday, March :10th. Ho sure to
O. B. Simmons Co.
Grcatestliue of Clothing ever brought
to Laurcns will be found at Davis, Ro
per it Co.'s famous store,
Suits made to order at Copeland's.
Our spring lino of windw shades]
just arrived. Would bo gUd for you to
soo thom. We feel sure you can find
what you want in this lino.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes,
Great line of Shoos?Shoos and Slip
pers that makes lifo's walk easy
Prices ever right.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Everybody wanted at our Millinery
Opening and Grand Display of Lidies'
Hats, Dress Goods, Clothing, Shoe:
and Hits on Wednesday, March 30th
1004. Let all como and enjoy the day
[ and seo what beautiful things wo havo
'here waiting for you.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Outfitters for everybody.
La France Shoos for womon at Cope
Our chiaawarc IsdelloatS and desira
ble, We are showing tho bast of tho
latost decorations and latest patterns
In dainty wares at reasonable prlco3.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Customor's Shoos sinned free at
Just recelvod another shipment of
Columbia Talking Machines and Re
cords, Can't we iotorost you?
S. M. & E. H. Wilkos.
Easter neckwear at Copeland's.
Soo thoso now oak bed room suits.
I The designs, matorial, finish, c^binot
work and price will plea90 you.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes.
Liou Brand Shirts lit at Copeland's.
Read tho advertisement of O. B.
Simmons & Co. big spring Millinery
and Dross Goods display and be sure to
seo thoir big show on Wednesday, ttjth
I of this month
New lino of Hawe's $8.00 Hats iust
l-acre lot on Sullivan Ptroe';.
l-ac'olot. Hoimo improved, on ->ui
li-aoro lot on Green street.
2 Stores, fine location.
Fine line of the famous Kindergarten
Organs- Call or writo a*, once for in
formation. Terms and pricos to suit
L. A. McCORD,
Laurons, S. C.
Eaty to Wear,
We guarantee a fit or money
PALMETTO DRUG CO.,
Laurcns, S. C.
IN THE EAST.
Reports and Counter He
ports ot Engagements.
TRUTH N?tTN VOUUE.
Mikado Convenes Parlia
ment to liaise War Fund
Last Dispatches Give Story of Great
Alliance of Yellow Peoples of the
Yards ot dispa*ones are sent by tho
war correspondents in the I'.ast, out
tho gist of tho matter- soeins to ba tbaV
the policy of waiting and preparation
on tho part of both oountrios continue*
The actual truth seems hard to get
at. In the papers of the 18th a grea'.
battle on tho Yalu was reported, Id
which tho Russians were said to have
taken 1,800 Japanese prisoner?, bub
telegrams upsetting the truth of this
story soon arrived. A dispatch from
St. Petersburg on tho 20th, stated that,
all was quiet bath by land and sea.
A special sossion of the Japanese
parliament convened on tho 20th to
levy a war tax.
The last dispatches, dated 2lst, give
news of a great allianco formod be
tween Japan, Korea and China against
To the Members of the Lyceum:
By reason of tb3 disappointments
with Dr. Geo. W. Briggs 1 have can
celled our contract with tho Southern
Lyceum Bureau for his engagement
with us. I will try and secure an at
traction in ills place as soon as possi
B. L. Joni;s,
Quotations *of County Produce, Local
Market. Wednesday, March 23.
Butter, 15 .o 20 cents.
Eggs, 12* to 15 conts.
Country hams, 12$ cents.
Sweet potatoes, $1.00 to $l.2.> per
Turnip.;, $1.00 per bushel.
Peas, $1.25 to $2.00 por bushel.
Corn, 75 cents por bushel.
GO TO TIIeTiESCUE.
Don't Wait Till It's Too
Late, Follow Example
of a Laurens Citizen.
Rescue tho aching back,
If It keoi>3 on aching, trouble comos,
Backache is kidney ache,
If you neglect the kidneys' warning,
Look out for urinary trouble?diabetes,
This Laurens citizen will show you
how to go to tho rescue.
James Vincent, mill hand, living on
factory bill, says: Doans's Kidney
Pills did my back and kidneys a lot of
p-ood. I have suffered for several years
with baukaohe and nobody knows what
it is but those who have had it. 1
thought 1 was doomed pass tho
ba'ance of my life with it, but I am
thankful to say that since I used Doan's
Kidney Pills I have not had the biok
acho once. Before l used them 1 had
it about all the time, night, and day,
and tho constant dull aching across
the small of my back wa3 sometimes 80
bad I could not got about, at all an 1 it
kept mo awake all night. Nothing 1
did gave mo roli .-f although I did every
thing I knew,put on linlmonts and wore
plasters, bat nothing helped mo until
I got Doan's Kicloey Fills at the Pal
metto Drug Co.'s store. They did
tho work and cured ma. Since taking
them my health has been batter than
during tha pas', fifteen years.
For sale by all dealers. Pi'Ica 50
conts, Foster-Mllburn C>., Buffalo,
N. Y., solo agents f jr tho U oiteJ. States.
Romomber tho name - Doan's?and
take no substitute.
ONE CENT A WORD.
Just received one oar cotton seed
hulis. Ciaroy Sc Adams,
For Sals?Pure, single-comb brown
Loghorn oggs for hatching. 75ot9 for
thirteen. L. 0. Todd,
Lanford Station, S. C.
Wanted?To buy a gentle horse or
Mrs. W. a. Clarke,
Laurens, S, C.
Wantkd?You to know that f havo
just rocolvod a full supply of base ball
J. s. Bennett,
For the next thirty days wo will Roll
good Alabama lime a*. 80 cents por
barrel. Iludgons Bros.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
Fx BO DTIV H OlIAMIiSR,
WHEREAS, information has boon
received at this Department that on the
Sixth day of January, A. I). 1001, tho
Store-house of Mi. A. C. Phillips, in
tho County of Laurens, was burned, and
there being reason to boliuvo that the
burning was an act of incendiarism,
MOW, THEREFORE, r, D. C. Hoy
ward, Governor of tho Stato of Booth
Carolina, in ordor that jmtico may be
done and tho majesty of the law vindi
cated, do herobv offer a reward of ONE
HUNDRED DOLLARS for the appre
hrunion and conviction of the pnrson or
persons who committod said act of in
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, t have
' ) hereunto set my hand and caus
L 8 > ed the Great Soal of the State
) to be affixed, at Columbia, this
eighteenth day of March, A. D. 1904 and
in tho 128th year of the Independence
of the United States of America.
D. 0. HEYWARD.
By the Governor:
j. T. Gantt, Sec. of State.