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MET TO REORGANIZE.
Officer*, Committees and Delegates to
County Convention Chosen?No Un
LaurensTownship Democratio Clubs,
Nos. 1 and 2, met at 3 o'clock Saturday
afternoon. The meeting of Club No. 1
was held in the opera house. Reorgan
ization was effected with the election
of the following officers: President, J
B Brooks, Vice President, WRRiohey,
Secretary and Treasurer, W L Taylor;
Executive Committeemau for the coun
ty, R A Cooper; Executivee Committee,
II Y Simpson, W L Gruy, T D Darling
Delegates to County Convention: R
A Cooper, O C Featherstone, John A
Madden, J H Kennedy, N B Dial, R V
Irby, J F Tolbert, J B Brooks, W L
Gray, W R Richey, JDV Watts, T J
Pylos, J K Vance, T D Darlington, R
Delegatos as a whole have the power
to select alternates.
Club No. 2 met in the Court House
and oftloers for the noxt two years were
chosen as follows: President T B
Crews; Vice President, OG Thompson;
Secrotary and Treasurer, W O Irby,
Jr.; Executive Committeeman for the
county, W T Crews: Executive Com
mittee, R O Halrston, Y C Hellams,
W T Crews.
Delegatos to County Convention: T
B Crews; T J Duckett, J F Bolt, O G
Thompson, R O Hairston, John M
Hudgens, Dr. W C Irby, W C Irby, Jr.;
Y ? Hellams, W L Cunningham, O A
Power, F P McGowan, Messer Babb,
W T Crews, J T A Ballew.
Alternates: J H Copeland, M H
Ferguson, B Y Culbertson, J T L?ng
sten, W L Toague. B B Blakoly.
Enrolling committee will consist of
two members from each Sohojl Dis
trict to bo appointed by the Pres'dent.
Liurens Mills Club mot Saturday
night and elected the following:
President, G P Smith; Vice President,
CP Martin; Secretary and Treasurer,
P M Donnon; Executive Comm'ttoe
man, G P SraithjExeoutive Committee,
C P Martin, W J Benjamin, W C
Delegates to Convention: T C Lucas.
G P Smith, E B Templeton, W J
Sloan, W M Walker, J T Abney, O P
Martin, M A Bass, W W Blakely, J W
Sooddy, J W Cannon.
Oaly routine business was trans
acted, there being no resolutions pre
sented in any of this township meet
Youngs Township Club met at
Youngs Store. W. P. Coker presided.
The following officers and delegates
wore elected: President, W P Coker;
Vice-President, J A Riddle; Secretary,
J B Cosby; Treasurer, H Burdett.
Executive Committeeman?R L Gray.
Executive Committee?F B Martin,
C R Wallace, H W Stewart.
Enrolling Committee?T R L Gray,
B E Leonard, J C Cox.
Delegates?W P Coker, F B Martin,
0 It Wallace, WEBobo, E L Edwards,
T R L Gray, H P B?rdete, B E Leon
ard, J C Cook, R W Stewart, J B Cosby,
J A Riddle.
The Waterloo Township Democratic
club met at Moore's, .Saturday, April
23d, at 2 o'clock p. m., and was called
to order by J. II. Wharton, First
Vice-President. J. II. Wharton was
elected president ; Or, M. Moore first
vice-president; W. I. Miller, second
vice-president; J. C. McDanicl, sec
Executive Counuittccmau? J. C.
Delogatos to County Convention:
J II Wharton, Q W L Toague, W
W Campbell, ?I E Henderson. Q M
Moore, .J C McDanicl, L A Hender
son. .1 R McDanicl. W I Miller, Al
lied McNinch, M W Hoyd, G W Cul
bertson, W J Anderson, A W Sims,
W A Anderson, J C Martin, W L
Each dologate was allowed to ap
point his own alternate.
j. C. McDaniei,, Sec.
The Democratic club met last Sat
urday and was re-organized by elect
ing M. T. Simpson, President ; Gco
M. Hanna, Vice-president ; David
Burnsidcs, Secretary and Treasurer ;
W. R. Fuller. Executive Committee
Delegates to County Convention :
E L Wells, S H Goggans, J C
Heeder. M T Simpson, Conway Dial,
Dr .J II Miller, 0 B Pitts, W B Ful
ler, W II Loaman, A D Owens.
Tho Mountvillo Democratic Club met
at its usual place of meeting aod was
called to order by Chairman M. B.
Crisp. After enrolling member.* an elec
tor, of officer* and delegates resulted as
follows: M B Crisp, President; J C
Grant, Vice President; W D Pyles, Sec
retary and Treasurer; Eorolling Com
mitteo, A J Smith, J W Turner, J A
Jones, J W Hill and W D Pylejj Ex
ecutive Committee, 11T Dunlap, J C
Miller nod P B Richardson; Exccutivo
Committeeman, A J Smith.
Dslegates to County Convention: B A
Wharton, A J Smith, R T Duolap and
M B Crisp.
Tho mcctiog was callod to order by
Vice President V A White. Re-orgau
izuion was effected as follows:
Dr. John S Wolff, Prosidont; V A
Whito, Vice President; W S Power,
Secretary; Enrolling Committee, Frank
Bolt, Joe Wham, R R O-ings, D D
Poden, V A White, Arch Owings.
The following wore elected as delegates:
Dr John S Wolff, H 8 Wallace, L 8
B dr, G A Fuller, Jim Aberorombie,
Liurcns Bolt, Joo Wham, W R Put.
man, S 0 15 d.h. P M HolUms, D B
Godfrey, R R Owings, H Y Simmons,
W II BarkRdale, J T Pedeo, W W
Yeargin, B T Shell, V A White, Dr J
It Culbertson, R 0 Owings, W 8 Pow
er, II J G Curry, R L Henry, Columbus
* sullivan township.
President, J P Elledge; Vice Presi
dent, T Mao Roper; Secretary and
Treasurer, J G Wassoo; Executive
Committee, W M Mabon, W D Sulli
van, W E Gray; Enrolling Committee,
W A Baldwin, R M Wasson, L D
Elledge, J W Beeks, M B MoOueD,
Eugeoo Simpson; County Executive
Committecmao, W A Baldwin.
Delegate*: J P Elledge, W M Mahoo,
W E Gray, Mao Roper, J W Kellett,
8 H Johnson, W P 8allivao, Jr.; J M
Woods, M B MeO-eo, W H Bagwell
E G Mitchell, W A Baldwio, Saoford
THROUGH THE STATE.
Gov. Hoyward hau appointed the
following new state Uoard of Educa
tion : Prof?. W K T?te, Charleston; J.
E* Boland, Langley; DW Daniel,Clem
son College; A G Kembert, Wofford
College; A K Banks, Lancaster; B J
Wells, Conway ; A J Thackson, Orango
burg. It will bo of interest to note that
two of the members?Professors Daniel
and Weils? sro former Lnurens boys.
As a toault of the Primary in the
Stcond Congressional District last Sat
urday, T. G. Croft and S. G. Mayfield
will be in loiond race.
HEADACHE AND NEURALGIA
CAN BE CUBED.
These distressing troubles are per
manently cured by Leo's Headache and
Neuralgia Remedy. Evun temporary
relief is grateful, but permanent rolict
is almo-t too good. But the proof fol
Mul'ks, S. C.
Being subject to sick-hosdaohos all
my life and trying many medicines, I
nevor got relief until I fot Innately
used Lee's Headache Remedy. I found
permanent relief after 15 miuutes.
E. O. Bkamkohd.
Kept by Palmetto Drug Co.
A LOVE LETTER.
Would not Interest you if you're
looking for a gmraoteed Salvo for
Sores, Burns or Piles. Otto Dodd, of
Pondor, Mo. writes: "I suffered with
an ugly sore for a year, but a box of
Buoklen's Arnica Salvo cured me. It's
the best Silve on earth. 25 cents at
Laurens Drug Co.
The best phys'c Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets. Easy to
take; pleasant in effect. For sale by
Laurens Drug Co.
Gentlemen: It gives mo groat pleas
ure to say a few worJs in praise of the
' Buck's Stoves," I bought ono of you
somolimo pgo and my wife is delighted
with it. It uses less wood than any
other stove we ev*r used.
W. D. Wakdell,
Laurens, S. C.
April 1th, 1004.
Of South Carolina said: "I have used
Dr. King's BemeJios a groat deal in
my practice and find that they give
perfect satisfaction to both mysolf and
patioats. I heartily recommend them,
W. R. Clyuurn, M. D.'?
Acd they still grow In favor because
thoy cure. Guaranteed by Palmetto
Drug Co., Laurens, S. 0.
"I was troubled with stom
ach trouble. Thodford'a Black
Draught did mo more good
In one week thau all tho doc
tor's med id no I took to a
year.'"? MRS. SARAH K.
BHIRFIELD, Ellottsville, Ind.
Thcdford's Black Draught
quickly invigorates tho ac
tion of the stomach and
cures even chronic cases of
indigestion. if you will
take a small dose of Thed
ford's Black Draught occa
sionally you wili keep your
atom ach and liver in per
Mora sickness is caused by
constipation than by any
other disease. Thodford's
Black-Draught not only re
lieves constipation but cures
diarrhoea and dysentery and
keeps the bowels regular.
Alt druggists sell
Draught is tho best medi
cine to regulate the bowels
I have ever used."? MRS.
A. M. GRANT, Sneads
Ferry, N. C.
[Announcements under this hoadlng
must bo accompanied by tho fee,
Threo Dollars. Announcomonts to
run after tho first Primary,]
FOR STATE SENATE.
At the solicitations of friends I have
decided to announce myself as a candi
dute for the State Senute, subjoct to
the Democratic Primary.
F. P. McGowan.
FOR THE LEGISLATURE.
C. C. Fcatherstooe, Esq., is heroby
announced as a candidate for Ilouso of
Representative* from l.aurens County,
subject to the action of tho Demo
cratic Primary election.
At the solicitation of friends, I an
DOUnco myeolf a candidate for Super
visor of Lturens county, subject to the
rules of the Democratic primary.
R. p. adaik.
I respectfully announce myself as a
candidate for re election to tho ofllco of
County Supervisor for Laurens county,
subject to the rules of tho Democratic
H. B. Humhkut.
I announce myself to tho Demo
cratic voters of I aureus county, a can
didate for Supervisor, subject to tho
Democratic primary and party rules.
Jam ks S. DKUMMOND.
FOR CLERK OF COURT.
I hereby announco myself as a can
didate for Clerk of Court for Laurens
county. Wiil abide result of Democratic
T. Foster Simpson.
I hereby announco myself a candi
date for Clerk of Court for Liurons
County, subject to tho result of tho
approaching Primary Election.
C. E. GRAY.
Tho name < f John A. Franks is
hereby presented to the Democratic
votors of Laurens county a* a candi
date for Clerk of Court, subject to tho
rules governing tho party Primary.
I respectfully announce myself a
candidato for Clerk of Court for Lau
rens Couuty and promise to discharge
the bus ness of said ofllco as in tho
past, according to law and tho host In
terests of the peonle. I will cheerfully
abide the result of the Democratic Pri
mary Election. Thanking all for
their past favors, I am rospectfuliy.
John f. Dolt.
FOR COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT
I respectfully announce myself a can
didate for re-election to the olllce of
County Superintendent of Education,
subject to the rules governing the
Charles f. Brooks.
I hereby announce my oandidaey for
tho ofllco of Sheriff of Laurens county.
Will abide the result of tho Democratlo
J. THOS. PEDEN.
The many frlonda of Jas. W. Hen
derson announce him a candidate for
Sheriff, subject to the Demooratlo
Primary. He has served as constable
several years and as Deputy Sheriff
one term, performing tho duties to the
satisfaction of the public.
Tho many friends of Bee A. Wharton
knowing his merit and qualifications
combined with his superior deteotive
turn of mind most respectfully suggest
him to tho voters of Laurens County as
a worthy and suitable candidate for the
Sheriff's Ofllco in the approaching
election, subject to the rules of the
Being conscious of tho fact that I have
fai'.lifully discharged the duties ol the
Sheriff's cilice for the present term, to
the best of my ability, and bolleving
that I have the endorsement cf the ma
jority of the peole of Laurens County
to this end, 1 would again announce
myself a candidate for re-olectlon, sub
ject to tho decision of tho Democratic
T. J. DuokStt.
Eolng solicited by friends from dif
ferent parts of County, I announco my
self a cRndidato for the olllco of Sheriff,
at the approaching Primary Ehe Ion,
and will abido the rules governing the
B. F. BALLEW.
I respectfully announce myself a can
didate for re-election to the oflice of
Counfy Auditor, subject to the Demo
O. A. Power
I hereby announco myself a candi
date for re election to tho office of
County Treasurer, subjoot to tho Dem
JOHN H. COPKL\ND.
I hereby aunounce my cand;dacy for
re-olectlon to tho oflice of Coroner,
subject to tho rules of thi Domooratio
I announco mysolf a candldato for
Coroner for Laurens county, subject to
the Democratlo primary and party
j. B. cosuy.
Many friends of Major M. H. Fergu
son, from every Township in the Coun
ty, have solicited him to become a can
didate for Coroner at the Primary
Flection and he has consented. He
will abide the rules and regulations of
O A. e? ?X? <Z> OfcHL -X. us*. .
Boars tho Kind YOU ItoVO AjWfijft BOUjI
8 THE CLYDE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
Charleston, S. C, and
New York and Boston, Mass.
OTfcTlio Favorite lioute
XBetween the South and North.
%J Only All Water Link Without Changk.
Three or more sailings weekly in either direction.
(BRttvcry convenience known to modern ocean travel. Un
SKsurpassed accomrrfodations for first-class and steerage
^hSFpassengei s. Close connections with all railroads and steam
?Sboat lines out of New York. Most accessible and con
^%venient route for travelers to all New England, Northern
SKand interior points.
O THEO. G. EGER, G. M.
QWm, P.Clyde&Co., Gen'l Agts. roState St., New York
g& F, M. Ironmonger, Jr., A. G. P. A., Jacksonville, Pia
" m m Hutchinson, D. F. & P. A. Charleston, S. C
After all is said in praiso of other Guanos, tho
glaring FACT still remains, that the
Wherever used thoy have givon universal satisfaction, und oven
whore the odds were agaiust them, thoy have hold thoir own under
the most unfavorable conditions.
The manufacturers of the Hoyster Guanos are always willing, anx
ious and ready to moot all fair competition, both in prico and quali
ty of their goods, and the farmers of Laurens county can confidently
expect honest goods, fully up to the required analysis, and tho man
ufacturers guarantee that where a fair trial is givon their goods the
results will be such as to give porfeot satisfaction to tho farmer, and
mako a good customor of him for all time.
We aro dealers in this celebrated Guano, and our friends and the
farmers generally, aro requested to give us a call and inquire into tho
merits of our Fertilizers, before placing their orders elsowhoro
B. P. MILAM & CO.
The W. B. Erect Form Corsets.
Has gained the distinction of International fame. It has enjoyed a greater sale than any Corset ever produced in anAmencan
factory. It is today the widest famed Corset in the world and is sold in every country where corsets are worn.
We give here a list and description of the most popular models for stout, medium and slender figures, and recommend that
to get the best results, select the model that is most suitable for your fiigure:
The Erect Form 918,
Is the best Summer Corset ever
made for fully developed figures.
It is very low busted and long
hipped. The front is made with
a firm "fan" that spreads widely
at the bottom from a point at the
waist line. Made of superb
white linen Batiste, trimmed at
top with lace and ribbon. Sizes
19 to 30. Price $1.00
Erect Farm 712
Has the newest shaped bust
and deep hips. A good model
for average figures. Price 75c
Erect Form 943
This model extends far over
tha abdotnsn, but is sharply cut
away over tli2 hip. It will fit
any medium figure with abso
lute psrfectiou. it is m icle of
extremely light though durable
white Batiste, bound across top
with Batiste, which is set off in
turn by a touch of narrow lace.
Erect Form 911
Is a sum mar model for aver
age figures. Medium low bust,
with very short box hips. M ule
of cool, white Batiste.
The Erect Form 917
Is a long hip style, low busted and very long skirted.
Made of summer-weight, strong white Batiste, trimmed
at top with lace and baby ribbon, has double branch hose
supporter attached tg front side, and is a very popular
model* Price $1.00
Erect Form 914
Is one of the most recent types of Corsets and one that
will fit any average figure. The bust is low and the length
over the hips is considerable, but not extreme. Made of
strong and wear-defying material, appropriately trimmed.
Is a gem of a little Corset, just for young girls and
women who can wear sizes 18 to 24. Boned with steel
and bias cut. Made of a dependable quality of white
Batiste, tastefully trimmed across top. The biggest value
ever given for the price, 50c
Style 160, Tape Girdle
For slender figures and Misses, made of good, troug
tape, very flexible. Price 50c
Is a short Corset, suitable for slender and average
figures; made of a cool, summer Batiste. Price 50c
STYLE 714?For slight women only?A dainty summer model which combines the ease of a girdle with the shapeli
ofa standard Corset. Made of durable white Batiste. Has hose-supporters trimmed with lace; large satin bow of
ribbon at heart front steel.
We have in stock all sizes In these popular models, and If you want the Best, call
and see the W. B.
LONG TAILED COAT
Is a mighty handy thing to cover up
Last Fall's Trousers.
Of course we can supply coats of all dimensions. Save you
lots of worry, though, to buy one of those snappy Spring suits.
Our first and second lots were sold long ago.
0?pnl?M l?M b7 Bui t?k**??t AhUn
Counters loaded with crisp new Garments,
just in last week. Fancy worsted and cheviots, wool crashes,
homespuns, and others that men of good judment admire.
Special values at $10, $12.50,
There :s something for everybody iu bur immense Ct-^^?
line of men's and women's footwoar?solid, stylish OliO&o?
One price to all?the lowest price.
You may take vour pick of a hundred and one patterns
of iiew Spring NECKWEAR, for.
Also a beautiful line at 50 cents.
Work Shoes, durable as steel, at $1.25 to $2.50.
Crawford, Korrect Shape, and Florsheim Shoes for men,
at $3 50 to.
These shoes aro best quality. _
The Dorothy Dodd surpasses nil other ladies' Shoes
iu elegance and ease, only #3.00, low cuts.
_ Other line ladies' Shoos at #1.50 and up.
Everything to wear, and Prices down to Bed=rock.
J. E. M1NTER & BRO.
STORE AND GOODS ALL NEW!
We charge no more for* New
Goods than you have to pay for old
A new lot of Mill Cloth just re
LAURENS COTTON MILL STORE.
T. C. I.UCAS , Manager.
THE HUB! THE HUB!
Investigation Invites Investment.
There isn't a bit of extravagance in saying that an
investigation of almost any of The Hub's ofTerings will
lead you to invest your money here, rather than go
somewhere else?provided, of course, that you are ready
to make the purchase at once. The more you study
HUB styles and HUB prices, the more you compare them
with what is to be had elsewhere, the surer we are you'll
buy here in the end. Our stock, is the realization of
every woman's wishes. Specially nice and new and
pretty tilings pervade this whole store, and specially
Hints of New Tints.
If you want to get a hint of the very newest tints in
Summer Wash ?Stulls and of the very newest weaves in
those that lack color and depend for their prettiness on
their snowy whiteness, come, by all means, to our Wash
Goods counters. You'll find them laden with alluringly
lovely goeriS* thin and light and dainty, just suited for
sultry weather Waists and Dresses. They contain many
brilliantly beautiful Mercerized WaistingS, in every color
from pure white to the most stunning pinks and cham
pagne shades, and at anywhere from 15c to 50c per yard
we can give you superb values.
Then there are hosts of cool, crisp Piques, in all
sorts of new striped and figured effects, costing from 10c
to 25c per yard.
Washable Silk Mulls in black, in white, and in all
the leading colors. Will captivate the fancy of mutny
and many a woman. At our prices of 30c to 40c a yard,
they are a superb investment.
And there are a half dozen other good things in ^
Wash Goods here that we want you to sec. Come any
day, any time.
Brisk Times in Walking Skirts.
These arc brisk times with us in Walking Skirts.
More women are buying them ready-made than ever be
fore, because our Skirts arc so excellent in stylp and fit 5 ?
and arc so very reasonable in cost. We have them at 7 '
all prices from $1.50 to $7.50, in Voiles, Serges and other $ ?
stylish materials, and every skirt shown, no matter what $ ?
its price, is nobbily cut and excellently made. ^ p
Little Specials for Keen Buyers. $ $
Exquisite line Neckwear in all the nobbiest $ ?
styles loc, 25c and 50c, $ $
Newest things in Satchels and Wrist Hags, 25c to $1,00 $ ?
All pure Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, 5c $ ?
Beautiful Shirt Waist sets, 10c to 25c * $
Borated Talcum Powder, perfumed. 5c and 10c ? ?
Back and Side Combs in all styles, 10c to 25c
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