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A IIU8INESS PROPOSITION.
Or, Alken Kr.*Ives Letter Which May
Interest Business Men.
Wo p'iut below a letter received a
few days ago by Dr. H. K. Alken,
which will explain its3lf.
Ic seems to be generally conceded
that Laurens is r!pe for the establish
ment of new enterprises and we give
this le'ter because of its suggestive
April 5th, !904.
II K. Aiken,
Ltureus, 8. C:
Ok a r Sir : A company manufactu -
log woven wire fences now operating
at Indisnopoli?, Inl., will eetiblisb a
branch plant somewhere in the South,
to operate in conjunction with their
main plant. Tbey nerd 1 sere of
ground a'ong the lino of a railroad, a
one story building, GO by 303. They
will employ at the start95 persons, and
will put In 6 power loom* costing $1000
apiece and powor and rosorve the
right to furnish an experienced man to
operate the plant.
Their capitalization is $05,000 but a
branch institution will depend upon
its location and the agreement of the
pirtles after consultation They want
a community that will donate the land
free, who will put up an amount of
money in buildings and othrrwlse, ei
ther by way of a bonus, subscriptions
to stook or bonds, or a loan outright,
to at least equal the amount advanced
by the company. It will perhaps take
from $5,0r.0 to $7,500 to accomplish
this purpose, and this amount the oity
must meet as their part of the enter
Are you In a position to take up this
immediately with a view to closing
matters within a very early date? Re
member the company Is established,
and their orders are in excess now of
their capacity to nil them. If you are
in shape to consider this, kindly state
your proposition fully, so that wo will
at once consider it and decide upon our
In answering do not state mat'.ers on
belief, but only those which can abso
lutely be performed upon your part if
upon investigation by you our com
pany's report Is favorable. Can you as
sist in securing transportation from
the railroad for at least a portion of the
way for our Mr. Stier and a member of
the firm in visiting and investigating
Awaiting an early answer, we are,
The Factory Location Co.
A Card or Thanks.
I take this moth d of thanking the
generous and kind-hearted people of
Cross Hill, tLo ladies in particular, as
I truly appreciate and am profoundly
thankful for the many unexpected tri
butes of kindness and love I received
from them during my long spoil of
sickness. Hoping that their lives may
be filled with love and overy hour with
I am yours most s'neerely,
j. q. Walker,
CURE CATARRH BY BIIEATHINU.
Laurens Drug Co. Offer to Return
Money If Hyomoi Trent incut Fails
to Care Catarrh Without Stom
If for a few minutes four times a day
before you breathe Hyomei. all ca
tarrhal germs will be destroyed and
the irritated mucous membrane re
stored to health.
With every Hyomei on' lit there is a
r. jat inhaler which o*n ho carried in
the purse or pocket. Hyomei breathed
through this contains the same heal
ing balsams that are found in the air
upon the mountains, where catarrh is
It destroys all catarrhal germ* In the
air passages of the head, throat and
nose, and make- a positive and perma
nent cure of catarrh.
The complete outfit costs but $1,
while extra bottles of Hyomei can be
obtained for 50o., making it one of the
most economical of treatments for ca
The Laurens Drug Co. believe so
thoroughly in the merit of Hyomei,
that they guarantee to return the
money if it fails. This is certainly the
strongest evidence they can give of
their faith in the Hyomei treatment.
It enables any one to use Hyomei with
out risk of spendiog money for noth
Ask Lanrenc Drug Co. to show you
a Hyomoi outfit and explain to you
what a simple and eaey way it is to
relieve and cure your catarrhal trou
Sullivan Township Democratic Club.
The Democratic Club of Sullivan
Township is requested to meet at Tum
bling Shoals at 2.3) o'clock, Saturday,
23rd inst., for the purpose of reorgan
ising and electing officers for the next
two years; also to eleot delega'es to the
County Convention to be held at Lau
rens C. H., the first Monday in May,
Swing the second day of the month. A
fall attendance is desired.
j. A. Baldwin,
All member* of the Mountville
Democratic Club are urgod to meet at
Monntville, Saturday, April 23rd at 2
o'clock to reorganize and eleot dele
gates to the County Convention.
1 M. B. Crisp,
Jt'tTJD" * President.
A disordered stomach may cause no
end of trouble. When the stomach
fails to perform Its funotions the bow
els become deranged, the liver and
kidneys congested, causing numerous
diseases, the most fatal of which sre
painless and therefore the more to be
dreaded. The important thlog Is to re
store the stomach and liver to a healthy
condition, and for this purpose no bet
ter preparation can be used than
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tab
Jets. For sale by Laurens Drug Co.
~~ Letter to J. C. Burns A Co. ""*"'
r 'j Laurens, 8. CX " ~"
Dear Sirs: A into said: Send me 25
gallons. Generally I use 24; don't
tb<nk it'll be enough.
Had 7 left,
Ordered 0 more for another Job; 16
for the job.
Had 6 left.
. This comes from Messrs. W. A. A F.
llower, Methuen, Mass. They add:
This has been our experience all this
New agents always have to go
through It. After a little, tbey learn
(to guess better.
F. W. Dkvok & Co.
Moseley & Roland sell our paint.
THROUGH THE STATE. 8
Spartanburg will send a committee
to the reunion at Charleston to invite
tho veterans to hold their next reunion
Gov. Charles B. Ayoock of North
Carolina and Gov. I). C. Hey ward of
South Carolina have accopted invita
tions to deliver addresses at Convorso
College, Spartaoburg, Thursday, April
21, the occasion being tho celebration
of Founders Day by this institution.
Senator and Mrs. A. C. Latimer an
nounce tho ongagemoDtof their daugh
ter, Miss Mamie Latimer to Mr. Mar
tin Heard of Elberton, Ga. Tho wed
ding will tako plaea at Helton, tho
home of Sonator Latimer, June 15.
1,aureus Loses a Bride to Ridge
Mhs Margaret Zell Biakoly and Mr.
Charlos Palmer Rooartson of Ridge
way were marriod at ten A. M. on the
12th lost., at the home of the bride's
father, Mr. J. Wilson Blako'.oy, five
miles East of Laurens Rev. Mr. Mc
L'n, pastor of tho Todd Memorial
Cbu'ch, performed the ceremony, after
which a delightful luncheon was served
to tho wedding party. Mr. and Mrs. W.
J. Benjamin of this city and Miss Pearl
Blakely were among tho guests from
Mr. and Mrs. Robertson loft for their
home at Ridge way on tho two o'clock
train followed by the best wishes of a
large circle of frionds
DISPENSER AUSTIN REELECTED.
Dispensary Sold $64,638.05 in Twelve
Months?Xct Profits, $10,022.7?.
Tho Cojnty Board of Control at its
regular monthly meeting, rc-olectod J.
A. Austin dispenser and A. P. Mooro
assistant of tho Laurons Dispensary.
The law requiring the ago and name of
all purchasers and refusing to soil tho
same party more than ono purchase
the samo day is boing complied wi h.
According to D spensor Austin's report
the total sales for tho year ending
March 3lst amounted to $64,633.05. Of
this amount tho State recoived $51,
200.42, and tho oxponsos for th<) year
were $2,810.75. This left $10,622 78 to
be divided as follows: $5,31131) to the
city of Laurons; $2,(155.(10 to tho county
and $2,055.70 to the frco school fund.
BEST COUGH MEDICINE FOR
When you buy a cough medlcino for
small children you want one in which
you can place implicit confidence. You
want ono that not only relieves but
cures. You want ono that Is unquei
tionab'y harmless. You want one that
is pleasant to tako. Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy meets aW of thoso con
ditions. There, is nothing so good
for the coughs and colds incident to
childhood. It is also a certain preven
tive and cure for croup, and there is no
dar gar whatever from whooping cough
when it is givon. l\ has been used in
many epidemic* of that disease with
peifect succo's. For stic by Laurens
A Wonderful Saving.
The largest Methodist Church in
Georgia calculated to uso ono hundred
hundred gallons of the usual kind of j
mixed paint in painting their church.
They used only 32 gallons of the
Longman & Martinez. Paint mixed
with 24 gallons of linseed oi1. Actual
cost of paint nndo wjs less than $1.20|
Saved over eighty ($80.00) dollars In
paint, and got a big donation aesldes.
EVERY CHURCH will be given a
liberal quantity whenover they paint.
Many houses are woll piiired with
four gallons of L. & M. and three gal
Ions of linseed oil mixed therewith.
Wears and covers like gold.
Those celebrated paint* aro sold by
W. L. ?ovn, Laurens.
Clinton Pharmacy, Clinton.
Every Fire Insurance
Policy I Issue is
backed by many
NO POLICIES BETTER.
Hero Is Why,
Livorpoo', U. S.
Co., Maine, about
?AT? 2 500 000
branch cm'y,.bout ?)"W)VW
I think this assures you of protection
Let me write you a policy.
A. C. TODD,
AUGUSTA AND ASHKVtLLK 8HOR7
Schedule in Effect Mar. 1,1003.
2:07 p m i -v. i .minuet Ar 1:30 p n
330pm ArHpartanhnrg. I.vl201pn
3 40 pm Ijv Spartanburg Ar 10 25 an
5 31 pm Ar Saluda Lv S 30 &r
6 11 pm Ar Hendersonville Lv 8 05 an
(O, A W. C. Railway)
1 55 pm Lv Laurens Ar 1 45 i r
2 51 p m Lv Greenwood Ar 12 41 pu.
5 20 pm Ar Angnsta Lv 10 10 air
2 35 pm Lv Augusta At 11 55 arc
6 30 pm Ar Beanfort Lv 7 50 pn
6 46 pm Ar Port Royal Lv 7 40 an
2 00 pm Lv Laurens Ar 1 35 pir
8 26 pm Ar Greenville Lv. 12 15 pu
For information relative to tickets
rates,sohedulefl, etc., addresa
GEO. T. BRYAN, G. A.
Gen. Pass. Agent, Augusta, Ga
1 aore lot on Sullivan (tree4.
1-aore lot, Hoa?e improved, on Su!
H-aere lot on Green street.
12 Store?, fine locat'on.
Fine line of the famous Kindergarten
Organs. Call or write at once for in
formation. Terms and prices to suit
L. A. MoCORD,
Laurens, 8. C.
A SPLENDID OFFElt
TO THE LADIES.
The Advertiser Will Mire Deautirul
Summer Hat for New Sub
As a premium lo the lady readurj of
The Advkkiihku, wo elTor for the
largest number of paid-ln-idvance new
subscribers to Tut: Advkktiskk, a live
dollar hat, to be selected by tho win
ner of the premium a* any millinery
.establishment in Laurens.
This olTor is open until May 15th,
whou the contest will ol036 and the
hat be awarded.
lu addition to this, all those who
send us eubsorlbors paid in advance
will bo rewarded, according to tho
number sent, so your efforts will not
be wastod, even if you do not get the
hat. We will allow our solicitors the
advantago of offering the Semi
Weekly St. Louis Republic in connec
tion with Tue Advertiser for a dol
lar paid in adv.mco.
THE SYSTEM NEEDS SOME
Sort of a tonic in tho spring time.
This lack of energy and "tired feeling"
Is a common ailment at this season.
Perhaps you have in mind some Spring
Medicine you would like to tike. If
you cm get Dr. King's Iron Tooie Bit
tors, take that ? don't hesitate. No
euro, no pay. By Palmetto Drug Co.
Every reudor of the ADVERT1SKR to
know that Our Now Discovery, ttie
groat Blood Purifier and Kidney and
Liver Kogulator, is sold under on abso
lute guarantee. You run no risk: no
common remedy could s and a lest like
this Our New Discovery is not an
alcoholic stimulant whieh does good
"only" for tho timo being, but it is nu
uras remedy, effeoting a speodv and
lasting euro by cleansing tho blood
from all impurities, which gives new
life and vigor to ovory organ. It res
ores the nervous system to Its normal
condition and cures all blood disciscs,
such ns Itching Skin, Pimples, Fez. ma,
Blood Poison, aud it is a positive cure
for all Nervous troubles, Indigestion
and Dyspepsia, Heart Disease, Paraly
sis. Liver Complaint, La Grippe, Baok
acho. Rheumatism, Dropsy, Kidney
and Bladder Troubles, Fever and Ague
and Female Diseases. Remember the
name and tako no other. Price $1.00
and your dollar back if it fa'l*. For
sale by Tho Laurens Drug Co , Or. w.
W. Dodson, Laurens; Young's Phar
macy, Ciuton ; l)r J. II. Miller, Cross
NOTHING EQUAL TO CHAMBER
LAIN'S COLIC AND DI \ RR HOE A
REMEDY FOR BOWEL COM
PLAINTS IN CHILDREN.
"We have used Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy In our
fsmily for years," s?ys Mrs. J. B,
Cooko, of Nederlands, Texas. "We
havo given it to all of our children. Wo
have used other medicinos for the same
purpose, but never found anything to
equal Chamberlain's. If you will use it
as directed it will always cure." For
sale by Laurens Drug Co.
Benrs tho _/)lil0 K'"d You Havo Always Bouffn
State of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
I Whereas, Maggie L. Todd mado s nt
? o me, to Kraut her Letters of Admin
Lfation do bonis no l and with Will
annoxod of tho Estate of and effects oi
D. A. Todd, doc ease I.
THESE ARE THEREFORE to cite
and admonish all and singular the kin
dred and Creditors of tho said 1). A.
Todd, deceased, tbit thoy ba and ap
pear before mo, in tho Couri of Pro
bate, to bo held at l.aureus C. iL S. C,
on tho 28th day of April, 1001 next,
*ftor publication thereof, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they havo, why the su'd Administration
should not bo granted.
GIVEN undor my Hand, this 11th
day of April Anno Domini 1U04.
O. G. THOMPSON,
j. P. i.. (j.
Which usually commences with eold
in head, Hay Fever, rapidly Infects the
raucous membrane of the throat, and
lends to graver complications, unless
promptly attended to. We recommend
King's Strsapnrilla Internally to purify
the blood, and diroot treatment with
Dr. King's Catarrh Remedy (a douche
comos with each bdtle). It gains a
foothold from which it is hard to dis
lodge. With treatment of these two
medicines any ordinary case will yield
quickly?the very worst cases will be
greatly reliev.d. Tho price $1.00; throe
for $2 f>0, and guaran'eed. Sold by Pal
motto Drug Co., Laurens, 8. C.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
AND LAURENS R. R.
Charleston, Greenville, Colum
SHORT I.I Nlv.
Scbedu'o in Eireot January 10, 1001.
Eastorn Standard Time.
S. A. L.
Lv Clinton (D'nnor) .2 45 pm
Lv Cross Hill. 3 08 pm
Lv Gro( nwood.3 83 pm
liV Abbsvllle. 4 00 pm
Lv El bor ton. 5 23 pm
Lv Athens. 0 35 pm
Ar Atlanta (via S A L). 8 20 pm
Lv Atlanta. 8 30 pm
Ar Chattanooga. 1 00 am
Ar Nashville. 6 40 am
Ar ESvansvllle.12 40pm
Ar St Louis.7 16 pm
Lv Atlanta. 8 40 am
Lv Athene.10 53 am
Lv Elberton. 12 00 in
Lv Abbevillo.1 OR pm
Lv Greenwood. 1 28 pm
Lv Cross Hill.1 52 pm
Lv Clinton.2 15 pm
Ar Clinton. 2 15 pm
Lv Glenn Springs (C & W C). .10 00 am
Lv Spartanburg.12 01pm
Lv Greenville.12 15 pm
Lv Water loo. 117 pm
Ar Laurens (Diunor). 130 pm
C & W C.
Lv Laurens (Dinner). 2 07 pm
Ar Grecnvillo. 3 25 pm
Ar Spartanburg. 3 30 pm
Ar Glonn Springs. 4 00 pm
Ar Waterloo. 2 20 pm
C N & L.
No. 22 No. 51
Lv Laurons. 7 00 am 2 02 pm
Lv Clinton. 7 80 am 2 22 pm
Lv Nowborry. 8 40 am 3 10 pm
Lv Prosperity .... 0 02am 3 42 pm
Lv Chapin. 0 40 am 3 51 pm
Ar Columbia.10 45 am 4 45 pm
No. 21. No. 52
Lv Columbia. 5 00 pm 11 10 am
Lv Chapin..._ t> 05 pm 12 03 pm
Lv Prosperity_ (5 41 pm 12 28 pm
Lv Newbjrry_ 7 05 pin 12 43 pm
Lv Clinton. 8 30 pm 1 30 pm
Ar Laurens. 0 00 pm 150 pm
Lv Columbia (ACL). I 55 pm
Lv Sumter. 6 20 pm
Ar Charleston. 0 35 pm
Lv Charleston (ACL. (i 00 am
Lv Sumter.0 21 am
Ar Columbia . 1100 am
Trains 53 and 52 arrive ae? depart
from now union dopot.
Trains 22 and 21 arrive and depart
from Coast Lino Freight Station, Gor
vais street, Columbia.
For rates, time tables or further in
formation, apply to any agent or wrlto
B. F. LEAPHF.ART, C. T. A ,
Bank of Columbia.
H. M. EMERSON, T. M.,
Wilmington, N. C.
J. F. LIVINGSTON, Sol Agt.
Bank of Columbia.
W. G. CHILDS, President,
Columbia, B. C.
FLORODORA COTTON SEED
Laurens farmers are enthusiastic over
this Famous Cotton.
We have the seed. Also Millet Seed and
Nitrate of Soda for Top Dressing.
Try It. We Have It.
All Refrigerators are not good Refrigerators. The best ones
are known by the following points:
Solid Oak Cases, I
Non-Corroding Zinc Linings,
Metal Ice Racks,
Last, but not least, comes the convenience for getting at
You'll find all these points In our stock.
>j< PRICES EXACTLY RIGHT. >??
Sole Agents for
Leonard's Celebrated Cleanable Refrigerator.
Full Stock ICE CREAM CHURNS and WATER COOLERS.
BROOKS & JONES.
WW Agents for Sherwitts-Williams Paint.
The TRUE April Fool
is he who spends his money without gettiug the value thereof.
That can be doue at divers places?any day this mouth But not HERE.
Everything in stylish apparel is represented in our stock, and thero's a full dollar's worth of valuo for every dollar
of your money. More, too, ofteutimos. For instance:
Copyright 1904 by Han Schaffnti A Mus
Our Snappy Spring Suits
aro worth much more than we ask.
Nevtr Faw 60 much "swagger" Bty.'e, elegant tioish and perfeot tit embodied
ic Clothing at theso prices.
Fancy Cheviots, Fancy worsteds", Wool Crashes, Homespuns and other
$5.00, 810.00 to 812.00 per Suit.
Fine Footwear Galore.
Fashion says Oxfords and Russet Leather for this season.
So we too the mark.
The very newest Bhapcs at 82.50, 83.00 and 83 50.
All leathers, of course.
And all sizes in every shape.
The "Crawford", "Korrcct Shape", Florhcim" Shoes for men arc just the
The "Dorothy Dodd" is the best Lidics Shoe that over graoes a foot.
We reoommend theso makes highly bocauso we know they'll make good our
Make the Lad Cwlad.
Fit that youngster with a nobby new Suit?make him happy as a king.
You can do it hero for a very little money.
$1.00 to 85 00 for short pant Suits that arc not only handsome but GOOD
WEARERS. They'll wear and wear and wear, They won't rip or tear. They
won't last forever?and you don't want 'em to. Styles change and boys grow.
But wc KNOW these Suits of ours will wear longer, look better and givo moro
gcuuinc satisfaction than any Suits you can buy claewhere for much more money.
Call and examine. Wo won' urge you to buy. We don't need to; our goods speak for thomselves. If you nood au articlo of apparel,
you can surely flud oxactly what you want in our big stock. And tho low price will please you.
Call and soo our now Spring Goods, anyway.
J- IE. 3VE* JI? IE3
W. Y. BOYD,
Attorney at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts
Prompt-attention given to all b usiness
SIMPSON & COOPER
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts.
Prompt attention givonto all business.
m y^E ARE LOOKING ?
r FOR YOUR ORDERS
COLOMBIA LUMBER & MFC. CO.
J. N. LEAK,
Oilers his services to the peo
ple of Laurens Count)-.
Dr. Chas. A. Ellett,
$20,000?Twenty Thousand Dollars Worth
Merchandise to Go at Red Hot Prices.
Same Millinery Trim
med to Ottkr for Less
Money?23c ta $3.50.
Men's and Young Men's Suits.
New color blendings in Grays, Brown and Mixed Fabrics.
In "Yale" and "Harvard" eflects. Suits that are cut over live
models. Full of shapely lines. Suits that fit every shape, whether
tall, stout or regular build. In correct ''military" cut. In Black
Worsted, Blue ?Serge or Pure Worsteds. When we say they are
equal to made-to-order suits, you can depend upon it that these
suits will back up our assertion. They are challenge values and
we are greatly enthused at the beautiful array.
$2.98,3.75, 4.97, 5.00, 7.50, 8.50, 10.00, 12.00.
5 cents Sea Island. 3}4
5 cents Lawn. 3*/*
6 cents Bleaching. 5
20 cents Levering's Collec.12 J
17 Bars Laundry Soap. 25
Mole Skin Pants. 48
$1.00 Heavy Mole Skin Pants..". 75
Job Straw Hats, 50 cents goods,. 20
20 Nutmegs.A.... 5
10 cents Extracts. 8
15 cents Sweepstakes Tobacco. 10
"Good Luck" Baking Powder.,. \
Go3cl quality Negligee Shirts*, Red Hot price,
One Lot 47c, 50c and 60c Negligee Shirts, Cut Price
50 cent .Spring Style Negligee Shirts
75c Spring Style3 Negligee Shirts, all same material
3) dozen #t.03 and $1.25 Fine Dress Shirts, Cut Price,
Men's Undershirts, Good Q^nlity,
Men's Fancy Undershirts, 35c values, 100 dozen to
select from, Red Hot
Choice Lot Men's 6dc and 75c Undershirts , Special
Values, Red Hot 48c
Lidies' Bleached Gauze Vests, Tape Neck, 10 cents goods 5c
2 Cakes Victory Soap
50ct Steel Rod Umbrellas,
"Red Hot" price
1 Cake Laundry Soap
Ribbon Girdle Corsets, all
#3'53 Men's Suits, Union
Twill, bargain price
1 pair Plow Shoes worth
$1.25, our price
Best 15c Linen Collar
1 Celluloid Collar
i pair Men's Heavy .Seam
1 pair Ladies' Hose, good,
1 pair Men's 15c Fancy Sox
r pr Men's Sunday Shoes,
2 Big Towels
1 75c Counterpane
1 Fancy 39c Stand Cover
1 good hollow-ground Razor 97c
1 pr $1.25 Barber Clippers i>7c
i pair 10 cent Shears
1 6-ft Buggy Whip
1 Set Knives and Forks
1 25-yr Elgin Watch
i Alarm Clock
1 8-day Clock
1 yd "Fruit" Bleaching
pr Lace Curtains
1 6-ft Paper Window Shade
1 6-lt Linen Shade
Pins, Needles, Kcychaius
'?Beats All" Pencil
1 cake Buttermilk .Soap
1 set Teaspoons
1 box ioct Talcum Powder
1 box 25cTetlow's Powder
1 box Tappan's Powder
1 bottle ioc Bay Rum Hair
1 bottle Iloyt's Cologne .
i bottle locts Petroleum Jelly
1 box ioc Paper
24 Envelopes , good.
12 vSafety Pius
1 Spool Thread
2 vSpools Thread (machine)
1 Cake Soap
12 Collar Buttons
5 Slate Pencils
4 oz ioc bottle Machine Oil
1 bottle Carter's Ink
12 boxes Tacks
1 yard Oil Cloth
1 nice Mandolin
2 big Handkerchiefs
1 nice Corset
1 "Dr. Scott" Corset
Ladies' #3.50 Pattern Hats
"Red Hot Price" #t.9S
The "other" merchants are nice enough fellows, but why should their friendship cost you from 15 per cent to 35 per cent
more than you need pay us for the "Self-same" Goods? Come any clay?Six Bargain Days in a week.
"More Goods Same Money," "Same Goods Less Money."
RED IRON RACKET
Laurens and Greenwood. "Same Goods for Less Money."