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Before You Buy or Sell
s any Kind of
Veal Estate, or Business,
Write us your wants.
J. Y. Garlington & Co.,
Laurens, S. C.
to sleep in.
to swing in.
to court in.
|Hammocks to hammock in from
$1.00 to $5.00.
Palmetto Drug Co.
work: called off
on main street.
Differences Arise Between Council and
Contractor?May Result in Dam
Preparatory to letting the contract
for grading and macadamising Main
Street between the railroad crossing
near the depot and the over head
bridge at Mr. Talbert's residence, the
city bad submitted to it two bids. One
was from Gallagher & Bramiett at 32
cents and one was from J. T. Blassen
game at 31 oenti. Both bids were sub
mitted with specifications In writing.
JI lasson srai 11 e claims thf> t the city accept
ed his bid and orally instructed htm to
go to work. He brought his outfit from
Greenville, S. O., on Saturday, April
30th and began work on Tuesday, May
3rd. Subsequently ho was pr^- nted
witli a copy of a contract for hi., igna
ture, which he refused to sign on the
ground that the terms were not in ac
cordance with his bid and served the
city with notloo that he was ready for
material that was to be furnished him.
On Monday evening Blassengatne
was notified by Council, through Mayor
Gray that he must discontinue work or
sign contract. Tuesday morning he
began work as usual with his entire
force, when he was promptly arrested
together with his foreman and 33 la
borers. The case was called at 9 A.
M. The Mayor, C. E. Gray stated that
the city bad no disposition to deal
harshly with tl ? Defendants, and in as
much as there were different conten
tions on the part of the city and Mr.
Blassengame he would dismiss the case;
if work was resumed without the con
tract being signed that they would
be dealt with in a harsh manner.
Bla9sangeme will bring an action for
damages against the city for breach of
R. V. D. Carriers Examined.
A competitive examination was held
in the Court House on Saturday for
positions as It. V. D. earriers over the
following routes: Gray Court, Mount
vllle, Cross Hill and Clinton. There
were eighteen applicants. The result
will be announced later.
DOESN'T RESPECT OLD AGE.
It's shameful when youth falls to
show proper respect for old age, but
turn thn contrary in the case of Dr.
ting's New Life Pills. They cut off
maladies no matter how severe and ir
respective of old ago. Dyspepsia, jaun
dice, fever, constipation and all yield
to this perfect Pill. 25 cents at Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
I suffered for many years with ner
vous and sick headache. Tried many
medicines and several doctors. Nothing
oured me until I got Lee's Headache
and Neuralgia Remedy. It is simply
worth its weight in gold.
RS. JNO. W. SPRINKLE,
Charlotte, N. C.
The price, 25 cents at Palmetto Drug
Co., Laurens, S. C.
1 One car No. 1 Timothy Hay just ar
rived. See it
R. P. Milam & Co.
Try Bromalgia for headche. Every
bottle guaranteed. Sold by
Dodeon's Drug Store.
Ladies have you seen those White
Canvas Shoes at Copeland's?
See the new things in stock collars.
Davis, Roper & Co's.
We have received a solid car of Iron
beds and springs. We have in these
the best values ever brought to tho
city. Call and see them.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Some people say that a headache
can't be cured. These people never
tried Bromalgia. Sold by
Dodson's Drug Store.
Have you bought any of that $1.25
black Taffeta Silk at Davis, Roper &
Co. If you haven't, you should go see
it. They sell It lor $1.00.
Straw hats for everybody at Cope
To arrive one car of 1902 crop corn,
must ho sound. Will arrive this week.
R. P. Milam & Co.
Remember that we have a full line t f
the celebrated Alaska Refrigerators
on band and we will he glad to show
you our line and give you prices at any
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Lion Brand Negligee Shirts at Cope
Don't put off buying a cooking stovo
any longer but come and let us show
you our line of Buck's Stoves and
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Go.
Colored border Handkerchiefs are
"the thing." Copeland.
It will not be long before the hot
summer days will be here and we want
to show you our line of Water Coolers
and Freezers before you buy.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co* d
Ever wake upon "the morning after
the night before'' feeling as though
four head had grown to several times
ts normal size. That's when you need
a little Bromalgia- For sale at
Dodson's Drug Store.
If you want anything in Jardiniers
or Flower Pots let ub show you our line
and give you prices before you buy.
8 M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Mr. Joseph Pomlnville, of Stlllwater,
Minn., after having spent over $2,SCO
With the best doctors tor stomach
trouble, without relief, was advised 1 y
his druggist, Mr. Alex. Richard, to
try a box of Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tablets. He did so, and is a
well man today. If troubled with indi
gestion, bad taste in the mouth, lack of
appetite or constipation, give tablets a
trial, and yo i are certain to be more
than pleased with the result. For sale
at 25 cento per box by Laurons Drug
There will be an election held in
Cross Hill, S. 0., on May 28th, 1904,
for the election of Seven Trustees for
Cross Hill Speoial District.
J. C. Hutchison,
Seo'y Board of Trustees,
J. D. Wheelar^Cbairman B. of T.
AMONG OUR FRIENDS.
Mr. J. Ti Johnson was in the city
yesterday on his way to Wares Shoals.
Mrs. 8. J, Simpson of Spartanburg
spent a few days iu the oity last week.
Ool. Rice of Greenwood is visiting
his daughter, Mrs. Swygort.
Mr. W. L. Taylor of Tin: AdveR
TISBR has boen sick for sovcral days.
Mrs. C. A. Dabb and daughter of
Eden spent Thursday in Laurens.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O. Wasson woro
in the city Thursday from Tumbling
Mr. 0. C. Featberstoue spant a day
or so in Charleston last week on busi
ness In the United States Court.
Mr. A. J. Smith of Lisbon was in
the city yesterday for Memorial Day
Mrs. Featherstono of Anderson has
been visiting her son, Mr. C. C- Fea'h
orstone for several days.
Miss Dora Hudgens, daughter of Mr.
Ambrose Hudgons of Easley, Is visit
ing her brother, Mr. T. K. Hudgons
and other relatives in Laurens.
The Grand Lodgo of tho Independent
Order of Odd Follows will meet in An
derson next week. Calboun Lodgo No.
?17 of this city will bo represented by
W. C. Blakely and W. 0. Winters.
As we go to press wo learn that Su
perintendent Jones has reconsidered
and will remain at the bead of tho
Graded School, which will bo good news
to his many friends.
Dr. W. Y. McDaniel, a prominent
young physician of Chick Springs, is
spending a short vacation among his
friends and relatives in this county.
Dr. McDaniel is a Laurens boy but has
made Chick Springs his home for tho
past four years.
Rev. Thorny/ell Jacobs preached at
the First Presbyterian Church o:. Sun
day, Rev. Mr. Adam-, the pastor, hav
ing gone to Falrview to assist in hold
ing communion services at the church
Rev. J. D. Pitts leaves this week for
the Southern Baptist Convention,
whloh meets in Nashville. Rev. M. C.
Compton, pastor of the Second Church,
will probably preach at the First
Church in Mr. Pitta' ab3eneo.
Rev. 8. R. Bass Of Springfield, S. C.
was In to soo The ADVERTISER yester
day. Mr. Bass is visiting his father-in
law, Mr. J. Warron Blakoly at Tylers
Mr. J. Y. Garllogton will go to At
lanta this week on invitation of the
Southern Manager of the Now England
Mutual Life Insurance Company. It is
not to be a business trip, but those in
charge of the New Eng'and Mutual'*
Southern business desire to make the
personal acquaintance of Mr. Garling
ton and Incidentally to ta'k ovor the
insurance situation in his torritory
and to that end have asked him to come
to Atlanta at their expanse.
Miss Lucia Barksdale's School Closes.
The present session of Byrd's school,
with Miss Lucia Barksdalo, teacher,
will olose with an all day picnic, May
the 19th at Byrd's Academy, interest
ing addresses will be made by Messrs.
W. C. Irby, Charles F. Brooks, J. P.
Saxon and Edgar Babb. The public is
cordially invited to attend.
Mr. Isaac J. Adair Passes Away.
Mr. Isaac J. Adalr died at his homo,
four miles East of Clinton, at 11:30 a.
m., on Sunday. Mr. Adair was 72
years "of age and was a Confederate
Veteran, having served in Company
A. 8rd 8. C. regiment. He leaves a
widow and six children. The burial
took place atSardls Church on Monday.
What Laurens Will Get.
The various counties in the State will
receive tomorrow their respective
shares o( that part of the State's Dis
pensary profits, which is to go towards
school expenses- Tho total amount Is
165,000.00, Theshare8 0f the counties
are figured according to their school en
rollment. Lanrens will get $1,773.69
Orangeburg will get tho largest amount,
$3,302.27 and Dorchester the smallest,
Wofford College will celebrate Its
Seini-Centennlal from June 4th to 8th,
and handsome invitations have, boen Is
sued by a committee of the alumni of
?the Institution. Mr. J. Wright Nash,
an old Wofford graduate, now a promi
nent member of tho Spartanburg bar,
sends The Advertiser an invitation.
The program for the oelebratlon will
be elaborate and Interesting and old
graduates and other visitors will doubt
less find the occasion pleasant.
Sudden Death of Sergeant Lamb.
Sergeant W. B. Lamb, color bearer
of Rrd S. C. Regiment was found
dead in his oha<r> this morning
He attended memorial exercises in tho
Courthouse yesterday, and on motion
of Col. T. B. Crews, waved the battle
flag of the Regiment three times while
the veteraas gave the "rebel yell."
Sergeant Lamb had suffered from heart
trouble for several years and that is
thought to have been the cause of bis
death. He will be burled in tho oity
cemetery tomorrow, Thursday, at 11
o'clock, and all the veterans are re
quested to attend the funeral exercises.
fie?rg tho tmj) M?e Kind You Hare Always Boufjfa
* The Kind You Haw Always
THE LITTLE JAPS
By Land and Sou Defeat is tbo Fato
Japan continues victorious in tho
war,which isb.dog waged now without
interval DOW.. Tho Japanose troops
aro occupying tho LlaoTung peninsula
on which Port Arthur is situated and
Admiral Togo has blocked tho entranco
lo the l'ort by sinking merchant ships.
This bus beon tho plan of tho Japanese
all along but previous attempts failed.
Tho Japaneso continue to advanco
into Manchuria and havo taken the
town of Wong Cheng. Tho dispatches
state that St. Petersburg is depressed
and the European opiuion Hieras to bo
that the situation is critic il for Russia.
A PRO? BESSIVE P?R M V. R.
A Small But Successful industry ns a
Side Line to Farming.
Mr. R. W. Z. Pitts, of Mountville,
callod on THE ADVBRTI8BK on Monday
in roferenco to an Inquiry about chick
ens. Mr. Pitts is a breeder of thor
ough bred ehickons and talked inter
estingly for half an hour about his ups
and downs in tho chicken raising busi
ness. The breeding of chickens is a
sido issue with him, but ho has thirty
grown hens, which ho raises from, and
et n't supply the demand for his chick
ens. Mr. Pitts states that he hasn't
a grown fowl in his yard that ho would
sell for three dollars
Death of Mrs. B. L. Lipford.
Mrs. B. L Lipford died at eight,
thirty on yesterday nnrning at her
home uoar Ware Shoals, after an ill
ness of about ten days. Mrs. Lipford
was a Miss Simmons aud a bister of
Mr. H. Y. Simmons of Gray Court.
Her husband and (Ivo children are left
in great sorrow by her death.
(<ala D;iy at Jones High School.
The Jonos High School will have a
larga picnic on Thursday, tho 19th, of
May . Dr. Snyder of Woflbrd College
will make an address and there will bo
a band of maslc and iu the afternoon a
great game of ball. Tho Jones High
School is a very successful institution
and its picnics aro always onjoyable.
Work Finished Neatly and Attractively.
The work of reindexing the records
in the Clerk of Coart'a olllo has been
completed. It is of course a greatly ap
preciated improvement and conven
ience, as tho work is especially n:at
and attractive. Misses Amelia and
Marie Drummond, daughters of Mr. J.
S. Drummond had iho award for re-In
dexing tho deeds and Mr. W. L. Pergu
sod, tho mortgage and liens.
A little life may be sicriticod to a
sudden attack of croup, if you don't
havo Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil on hand
for tho em?rgenoy<
Money In It
It pays to me our "Cliftoa" Hour.
It pays because it makoi nOrO and
better bread and biscuit?more deli
cious, wholesome cake and bread ?
than any other kind of Hour ovor milled.
Oaesack proves it. Get a sack aud
Know the facts.
T. N. BARKSDALB,
M. H. FOWLKK.
Children's Day at New Prospect
The Annual Children's Day Exer
cises will take place at Now Prospoct
Churoh on S iturday buforo tho fourth
Sunday In May. The children will give
a beautiful program und aro being
trained with great euro by Mrs. Jose
phino Martha. Hon. C. C. Foathorstono
will deliver the annual addioss. An
other feature of the day will bo tho
collection taken up for the benefit of
tho Connie Maxwell Orphanage. Tho
public are InvlteJ to come and bring
well filled baskets.
Mrs. John Hamilton Die in Laurens.
Mrs. John Hamilton of TCkom died at
the home of her brother, Mr. R. P.
Milam in this city at seven o'clock
Saturday evening. Mrs. Hamilton had
not been well for somo time and came
to Laurens on Thursday to visit Mr.
and Mrs Milam, but she rapidly grew
worse Instead of being benelitted by
the change. The burial took place at
Union Church, nrar her home on Sun
d >y afternoon. She is survived by her
husband and five chlidron, who havo
tho deepest sympathy in this great af
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jg THE GREAT COLUMBIA J
May 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28-1904.
This will be the greatest event of the kind ever held in
South Carolina. It will be an occasion of Grace and
Pomp, Fun and Enjoyment, such as was never before
known in the old Palmetto State.
PREPARE YOURSELF NOW.
Get in'readiness now, Come, everybody, and have a
good time. If you must have an evening dress, evening
gloves , or clothes of any kind, write to us. Let us know
and we will save you money. Oar store was never so
well stocked. Send us your orders.
"MEET ME ATTAPP'S"
Let this be the word everywhere. Tell your family,
your friends, everybody you want to see, to meet you at
Tapps. Soon as you get in the city make straight for
Tapps. Cars pass here. Make Tapps your headquarters ;
glad to see you.
ORDER BY MAI I_
We prepay mail, express or freight on all purchases
amounting to $5.00 within a radius of 600 miles of Co
THE JAS. L. TAPP CO.
I COLUMBIA S. O. I
* '-IL ^ \%' )K' \A' ' I; jln ?3?' JL rtY iJUrji- 1 A. m$j^ .ft \ ?>?'. 'JL ~JL', '.IL IL>
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READ AND TAKE HEED.
Dc corn done worse dan dat, you say,
You horse look mighty poor;
lie worked all do year to kill dc Hay
Dat grow right round your door.
The Hay will grow of its sweet self
And feed dat horse and mule;
And always sell to heat the hand, if
you quit cutting the fool.
Talk about your Cotton crop
That's going to pay next fall;
Alter you planted and chopped and
It didn't turn out at all;
You worked all de year to kill de grass
Bet it ju?jt wouldn't die?
AU de time it grow so fas'
You just sit down and cry.
Don't you know dat if you raise more Hay
Dc price of cotton go higher ?
Just sell dat grass and make it pay
After you bale it on a Ilapid Piro;
Dat kind of "Hay Press don't cost much ?
Des a little money will buy it,?.
And if you don't believe it the best on earth,
Den just get one and TRY it.
This Press is the very best that can be had for the money.
Hulling Agents for the Western
part of South Carolina.
} LAURENS, S. C.
GIVEN BY MKS WILKES
Numbers of Guests Enjoy u HospL
tftliiy Most Gracefully Ex
Mrs. Eugene H. Wilkes' reception on
yesterday afternoon was one of tho
most charming affairs ever given In
Laurens. Betwcon tho hours of live
and sovon about eighty guests were
Miss Imogene Wilkes, the pretty lit
tle daughter of the hostess welcomed
the guests and Mesdames T. F. Simp
son. C. O Featherstone, H. K. Alken
and W. R. Richey received In the hall.
In tho par. Mm Wilkes was as
sisted in thoughtful attentions to tho
guosts by Mrs. Honry Simpson and
Mrs. T. H. Nelson.
Misses Josephine Mintor, Elizabeth
Todd, Louise Richey and Mary Mlllor
served tempting refreshments in tho
dining-room. Tho punch' bowl was in
charge of Miss Lila Hart and Mrs. W.
In each room a different color scheme
obtained and tho artistic skill of tbe
decorator was shown In the exquisite
beauty of detail and appointment evi
The Parlors wore in yollow, magnifi
cont marechal nlel roses boing used in
profusion. The dining room was in
pink, tho hall in crimson. A band of
music, concoaled behind a bank of
flowers played throughout the after
noon and greatly enhanced the ploasure
of the guests. Lovoly women In lovely
costumos filled tho rooms, ronderiug
the scone one. of absolute beauty and
Superintendent Jones Asked to Recon
Superintendent B. L. Jones of the
City Schools tendered his resignation
to the trustees a few days ago to take
effect at the end of the present session.
The board of trustees met on last
Thursday to act on tho resignation
with the result that the body doclined
to accept tho resignation and unanim
ously re-elected him. Tho trustees and
patrons of the school generally are
very anxious for Mr. Jones to recon
sider his decision. He hns done much
to build up the splendid system of
schools which tho town enjoys and his
work is highly appreciated. It is said
that Mr. Jones will give up school
work all together and go into some
other lino of business but ho has not
announced his future plans.
The bsst physio* Chamberlain's
Stomach and LI vor Tablets. Easy to
take; pleasant in effect. For salo by
Laurons Drug Co.
Notice to Tresspassers.
We tho undersigned do hereby forbid
any and all persons from fishing, hunt
ing or o'herwlso trespassing on our
lands. J W Todd, W I MUlor, 13 M
Owlugs, T B Jonos. Mrs E K Miller,
G W L Teague, J K McPherson.
NOTICE?Wo bheundoraignod forbid
all persons from hunting or otherwise
tresspasslng. T. J. Weathers,
Mrs. M. M. Todd.
I conduct a lirst-elass tailoring shop.
Cut, Make and Guarantee a lit at rea
sonable prices. You aro invited to
join my pressing club.
E. J. Dancy,
'Phono 180. Minter Building.
/Men, Women and Children, in Patent, Vici,
Tan and White Canvas.
The greatest line of BABY SHOES ever shown
Patent, Tan, Black, Red, White and Blue
ONLY FIFTY CENTS.
I'll KOI THE STATE.
The citizens of Spartanburg cele
brated th? 7!H.h birthday of Dr. James ]
U. Carlisle, which occurred last Wed
nesday, In an appropriate and lmpres-1
slve manner. A hundred business men
marched In procession to his home on |
WolTord College Campus to congratu
late him and express I heir apprecia
tion of his lifo and work. The students
of WolTord presented him with a cane
as a testimonial of their affection.
The pooplo of Bowman will have a |
great "May Day Festival" on tho 25th
Instant. Gon. M. C. Butler and State
Superintendent of Education O. B.
Martin are to be the orators of the oc-1
caslon. It is said that five thousand
people will bo present.
Tho new Presbyterian Church atl
Clinton will probably be opened for|
services with tho llrst Sabbath in June.
This Is one of tho handsomest churches |
in the up country.
The Clomson College Cadets were
encamped at Anderson for a few days
last week. The boys marched down to
Anderson and regular army discipline
provailed at tho camp. There were
games of ball and a good time for them
however when off duty.
To Speak at Clinton.
Senator Tlllinan is expected to ad
dress the students at commencement
this year. This will draw largo crowds
from surioundlng towns. It is proba
ble that the commencement oxercisos
will bo in tho old Presbyterian church
as the Orphans chapel will prove far
too small to accommodate the crowds |
which will attond.?Clinton Chronicle.
A Big Piouic at Eden.
Edkn, May 10.?The Eden High
School will close May 12th. On Friday,
May 13, a delightful entertainment and
a big picnic will bo given by the school
und its patrons. Hon. W. C. Irby,
Hon. R. A. Cooper and Prof. B. L.
Jonos of your city have been Invited to
make speeches on this occasion. The
public is most cordially invited to come
and enjoy tho pleasures of the day.
?UR NEW DISCOVERY
Is not an aloholio stimulant which
tloos good "only" lor the time being,
but it is nature's remedy. elieet;ng
speedy and lasting cure by cloansing
tho blood from all Impurities, such as
Itching Skin, Pimplos, Eczema, Blood
Poison, and it is a positive cure for all
Nervous Troubles, Heart Troubles,
Backache, Rheumatism, Dropsy, Kid
ney and Bladder Trouble?, Fever and
Aguo and Female Diseases. Price 81.00.
For saie by Tho Laurons Drug Co.
Dr. W. W. Dodson, Laurons; Youngs'
Pharmacv, Clinton; Dr. J. U. Miller'
Cross 11 111.
25 CENT COLUMN.
WANTKD?A man to sell Sewin
Machines and collect on accounts. K.v
perlence Is not necessary. AH we wan
is a man who is not afraid to work. Ad
Tho Singer Sewing Machiue Office,
Greenwood, S. C
Wanted?To soil white single comb
Leghorn and Silvor Laced Wyandottoi
$1.00 the setting, l?.
J. N. Leak,
It Lanford, S. C.
Of South Carolina said: "I have used
Dr. King's Remedies a groat deal in
my practico and find that they givo
perfect satisfaction to both m self and
patients. I heartily recommend them.
W. R. Clyhurn, u D."
And they still grow In favor because
they cure. Guaranteed by Palmetto
Drug Co , Laurens, S. C.
Terrible plagues, those itching, pes
tering disoases of the skin. Put an end
to misery. Doan's Ointment euros. At
any drug store.
F.asy (o Wear,
We guarantee a lit or money
PALMETTO DRUG CO.,
Laurens, S. C.
NEARLY EVERY FARMER
"i NEEDS A ?
I.- ilir> <>:ip to use. "Tim Machinery People"
wlil bo (??-. : to -.?Ii.i catalogue and name
price on Application.
Vv\ If, GIBDE.S 0KL CO..
COLUMBIA. S. C
i ni ii < . Holler*, f;nw Mills, Cotton otn
i".tn^c Machinery, Kto.
The Olbl.es Portable Shinnle Machine.
KNIGHT & IS A IS It,
Attorneys at Law. *
taT Will praotloe in all the State and
Federal Courts. Striot attention to all
business intrusted to them.
Office up-stalrs, Simmons' Building.
Rev. Mr. Bunvcll Makes Annual Ad
dress? Laurens Ladies Unests of Hon
or at Beautiful Eutertaiiuuout.
Clinton, May Oth.?The usual largo
crowd attended the fortieth Anniver
sary of the Presbyterian Sunday
School on Saturday. Rov. W. El. Bur
well of Augusta delivered the address .
In tho afternoon the game of ball re
sulted in a victory for Newoorry. The
Sunday Schools of the First and Second
Presbyterian Churches of Columbia
and a largo party from Newberry were
up for tho day.
Mrs. W. B. Owens entertainod the
Friendly Dozen during tho past week
in honor of her guests, Mrs. J. D.
Watts and Mrs. C. C. Peathorstone of
1.aureus. The rooms wero decorated
in masses of roses and ferns. In tho
hall Misses Eugenia Twiggs and Nancy
Owens served punch. Mrs. A. M.
Copeland was awarded tho prize for
being most familiar with Mother Goose
rhyme Tho place cards were illus
trated verses from Mother Goose. Dur
ing the afternoon delightful refresh
ments wero served.
On Friday evening Mrs. W. J. Bailey
gave a delightful reception to Dr. and
Mrs. J. D. Jacob3. In tho contest of
the evening Miss Addle Horton proved
the most successful. Lovely roses were
usod in profusion lu the pirlors and
halls and the dainty refreshments car
ried out tho colors of white and pink.
Mr. Foster Simpson an I sons, Mr.
Ford Franks and others from Laurena
were among the visitors Saturday.
Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Patty llaguo
of Morganton, N. C, wero guests of
relatives here last week.
Missos Nolle Bolt and Mary BOWOU
of Laurens spent Saturday and Sunday
with Miss Addle Horton.
Mr. Howard Cal l well, Mr. C. C.
Little, Mr, Add Young and Miss Alice
Watts of Columbia wero hero Satur
Miss Lucy Spears of Newberry is vis
iting Miss Fronde Kennedy.
NEWS FROM CROSS HILL PEOPLE.
School Closes?Visitors and Oilier
Items of Interest.
OKOSS Hill, May 7.?Me, Hoary
Rasor of Furraan made allying visit
homo last week.
Miss MagOlardy is visiting in town.
The closing exercises of Rock school
were enjoyed by all th<\t attended tho
picnic. Dinner was tho special so
cial feature of the day.
Dr. B. W. Binsen and wife are at homo
from Saloda, where they spent several
Miss Lizzie Carter is visiting Miss
Kinma Oalhoun at Saluca.
Miss Lila Hart, one of Laurens' pret
tiest young ladies is visiting Miss Bon
Mr. R. A. I Joyce has almost com
pleted his now resldouee on Railroad
Mrs. M. A. Leaman has been very
sick for several days,
Mr. Troy Joyce of Coronaoa was vis
iting in town Sunday.
Mr. Maurice Offens of Laurens was
in town this week.
In the spring of 1001 my children had
whooping cough," says Mrs. I). W,
Oapps, 01 Capps, Ala. "I used Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy with tho he3t
results. 1 think this is tno bos', remedy
I have ever soon for whooping cough."
This remedy keeps the cough looso,
lessens the severity and frequency of
tho coughing and counteracts any ten
dency toward pneumonia. For sale by
Laurens Drug Co.
A LOVE LETTER.
Would not interest you if you're
looking for a guwaotced Salve for
Sores, Burns or Piles. Otto Dodd, of
Ponder, Mo. writes: "I su lie red wilh
an ugly soro for a year, but a box of
Buoklen's Arnica Salve cured me. It's
the best Salvo on earth. 2? cents at
Laurens Drug Co.
Bargains in Real Estate.
\V. J. Bonj limit's house and lob on
Holmes Street Lot contains one half
acre, more or less. Six room house in
very best repairs, One of the best rent
ing properties in tho city of Laurens.
Nico orchard, garden and llowcrs,
Prico, * 1,000.
Clare Copeland's houso on Academy
Street. First class repairs, New houso
and a good investment for your money,
For Rent?Nico house on Laurens
Stroet, property of 10. .Sitgreaves. Con
venient to im hi- , schools and
churchos. Free City water. Prico,
20 shares National Bank of Laurens
1 share Enterprise Bank of Laurens
15 sharos WoodrulV Cotton Mill,
Max Karex property on Harper
Street. Improvements consist of large
livery barn, nice residence and small
store room. Plenty of out houses and
will in the course of a few yoars en
hance in value to almost twice thu
amount asked. $2,.'100. Don't ask for
a bottor price for this is tho lowest II g
Oeo. W. Shell,
Real Estato, Stocks, Bonds and Insur
Tho regular Spring Examination for
Toachors' Certificates will bo hold In
tho Courthouso Friday, May 20, be
ginning at 0 o'clock.
OHAS. F. BROOKS,
Co. Sup't. Education.