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Before You Buy or Sell
any Kind of
Real Estate, or Business,
Write us your wants.
J. Y. Garlington & Co.,
Laurens , S. C.
to sleep in.
to swing iu.
to court in.
Hammocks to hammock in from
$1.00 to $5.00.
Palmetto Drug Co.
NO 41 .
THE BABY SHOW.
It Will Be Given Tomorrow After
noon?More Than a Hundred Ba
Vies Will Be On Exhibition.
The ladies of the Episcopal Churoh
will give at five o'clock tomorrow af
ternoon a Baby Show on the lawn in
front of the Gar'.ington place on North
Harper, adjoining tho residence of
Dr. R. E. Hughe?. All the parents in
tbe city have been most kind in allow
ing their children to further the suc
cess of the enterprise and more than a
hundred ranging in age from a very
few months to six years havo been
Tho committee did their utmost fo
call at every house in town where
there were children of the right age
but It is quite possiblo that some have
been overlooked and it is hoped that it
will be understood that all the ohildren
in Laurens under six years of age are
cordially Invited to take part in the
Baby Show, whether or no** the
Mothers have been seen in person by
members of the committee.
When the children arrive at the gate
tliey will be taken in charge by com
mittees and assigned to sections ac
cording to age. They will all be num
bered and known by their numbors
not by their names. It is hoped that
the ohildren will come promptly In
order that their part of tbe program
may becirried out before they grow
If It should rain the show will be
postponed until the noxt afternoon at
the same hour.
t?Four prizes will be given as follows :
To boys and girls under fourteen
months, to girls and boys from fourteen
months to threo years of age, to boys
from tbre* years of age to six, to girla
from three years to six.
The judges will consist of one lady
and two gontlemen, three individuals
who will be entirely disinterested and
as far as possible unacquainted with
the children of the community.
Refreshments, ice cream, sherbet,
strawberries and oakes will be sold on
There will be a band of music play
ing in the summer house for the en
tertainment of the crowd.
The admission fee will be ten cents
at the gate for everybody, grown up
people and children. The ohildren
with their nurses, who are a part of
the entertainment, will go in free of
The proceeds will go towards paying
off tbe debt on tho parsonage, whioh
tho Episcopalians have recently built
adjoining their Church on Main
Everybody is invited to come to the
show. There is no question but that
the children will be well worth seeing.
A Baby Show has never been given
here before and very few people know
how many Irroslstiblo little tots the
town contains so they wlil do well to
take this opportunity to mbke the ac
quaintance of the mo?t important in
habitants of this or any other town,
We know our prices are low, but It
is specially gratifying to us to hear
from our customers that they know it
too* O. B. Simmons Co.
Por Glenn Springs water by the bot
tle or case call at Palmetto Drug Co.
See our big line of figured wash dress
goods, l cents to 50 cints per yard.
O. B. Simmons Co.
Babies with soft feet require shoes
with soft sales. Copel ?nd's sells them
in all color*.
Wo have just racoived a fresh ship
ment of Glenn Spring Waters and Gin
ger Ale. Host in the world.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Good goods, close prices and fair
treatment is what we guarantee. If
this Is what you are looking for come
to see us. O. B. Simmons Co.
Whsn you go to St. Louis you will
need a suit case or hand-bag. Get It at
Co pel a nd's.
If you suffer from liver trouble or
dyspepsia, get Glenn ? Spring Water
from Palmetto Drug Co.
Suits for hot weather?$3.00 at Cope
Tbe Ale made by Glenn 8prings Co.
is good as an imported artiole and for
sale by Palmetto Drug Co.
Read O. B. Simmons Go 's big ad.
TAUGHT RED BUCK.
Mr. L. Shurley, the noted instructor
bold the writer ho expected great
things of his pupil, Mr. Bryant, the fa
mous Southern Journalist. At same
time he wrote: ''Send me 8 dozen Ken
tucky Horso and Cattle Powers. I am
out and there is a big call for it." Pre
vents Lung Fever and cures Glanders,
Distemper, etc., and makes Fat. So'd
by Palmetto Drug Co., Laurens, S. C
The best physic Chamberlain's
Btomaoh and Liver Tablets. Easy to
take; pleasant in effect. For sale by
Laurons Drug Co.
Terrible plagues, those itching, pes
tering diseases of the skin. Pat an end
to misery. Doan's Ointment euros. At
any drug store.
Scholarships & Entrance
The examination for the award of
vacant Scholaren?? in Winthrop Col
lege and for the admission of new stu
dents will be held at the County Court
House on Friday, July 8th, at 9 A. M.
Applicants must not be less than fifteen
years of age. When scholarships are
vacated after July 8, they will be
awarded to those making the highest
ayerage at this examination.
Scholarships are worth f 100 and free
tuition. The next session will open
September 21,1904. For further infor
nation and catalogue address
PRE8IDET D. B. JOHNSON,
Rook Hill, S. C.
& A MO NU OUR FBIENDS. g
Some good stuff is crowded out this
week?will be In next isfcuo.
Miss Estelle Taylor of Princeton 1?
visiting relativei in the city.
Prof, and Mrs. W. P. Culbortson of
Mountvllle were in the city Saturday.
Miss Nellie Bolt Is visiting In Co
lumbia this week.
Messrs. D. N. Kirby and Luther
Knowles spent * day or bo with Mr. W.
P. Ward at Greenwood last weok.
Mr. John H. Turner went to Un
ion tho lirst of the week for a hrief
Miss Louise ?roedon of Bonnoits
ville is the guo?t of Miss Mola Stilli
Mr. G. C. Hopkins of Hopowell and
Mr. Sumter Oartor of Ncwberry were
iu town Saturday.
Master John Watfca loaves Saturday
to visit his father, Judge U. C. Watts,
Messrs. Charlie Poden and Arch
Owings were in town ye?torday from
Messr*. Bob McDaniel of Oakvillc
and Arthur Riddle of Tip Top \ver<j in
town awbilo Saturday.
Mrs. T. D. Darlington and children
left on Monday morning for a vinit to
Mrs. Clarence Foolo leaves Saturday
for a visit to relativos and friends In
Mrs. Homer Henry and children of
Clinton aro visiting Mrs. Edwin Phil
Messrs. Hooper and Matthews of
Harris Springs were iu the city Mon
Henry Norman, a former Laurons
citi/.en, was in town Sunday and Mon
day renewing old acquaintances. He
Is located at Anderson now.
Mr. B. W. Nash was In the city a
few hours Monday. Ho has just closed
a successful session of the Frlondahip
school in Sullivan township.
Mr. Jas. P. Stevens, President of tho
Lion Furniture Manufacturing Com
pany, Spartanburg, was in tho city
Miss Meta Sullivan has rctur. jd
from Pine wool, where she has boon
teaching a largo school very success
fully since October.
? Miss Hattie Roland, who has been
teaching in tho Sumter Graded Schools
has been elected to a position in tho
After several weeks' visit to hor son,
Mr. S. L. Saxon and daughter. Mrs. J.
M. Philpot, Mrs. M. A. Saxon has re
turned to her home at Huntington.
Mrs. B. E. Babb goes to Hampton,
Ga., the latter part of the week for an
extended visit to bor parent* and other
The Clerk of Court asks us to announce
that the Acts of 1904 have arrived and
are now ready for distribution to the
Magistrates and county oilicers.
Mr. Henry Naylor, a prominent citi
zen of Matthews, North Carolina, was
in tbe city Friday, on his way to Mt
Bethel, where ho will spend a week
Messrs. M. L. Nash and H. Terry,
representatives from Laurens Lodge,
No. 43, K. of P., are attondlng the an
nual meeting of the Grand Lodgo iu
Greenville this week.
Hon. R. A. Cooper attended the lay
ing of the corner-stone of Lander Col
lege at Greenwood last Tuesday. The
ceremonies were conducted.by tho Ma
eons, A feature of the day was tho ad
dress of Senator A. C. Latlmer.
In the absence of Rev. B. H. Grier,
the popular pastor of the A. R. P.
Church of Oi'i, his appointment last
Sabbath was filled by Mr. Gillie Kerr,
a Theological student of Due West.
Mr. Grler went to Troy Saturday and
on Sunday delivered the commence
ment sermon for tho Troy High School.
Mrs. Mary W. Carter of Princeton
was In the city Monday, accompanied
by her son, Mr. William Henry Carter.
Mrr. Carter is an experienced and cul
tured teacher and has only recently
concluded a successful year's work at
Flat Rook, Greenville county.
Mr. W. P. Turner, Jr., of Carrol',
Cross Hill township, was among the
successful youog doctors who passed
tho examinat'on given by the State
Board in Columbia last week. Dr.
Turner is the son of Mr. W. P. Turner,
Sr., one of the foremost citizens of
For Sale CnEAP?One Suit Oik
Furniture, writing desk, folding scroen,
centre tables, Sec. Or will oxchango
for trunks and bedding. Apply to this
Bop Ball, the new amusement, which
is open to the publio at the old Post
Office stand, is a nice, interesting and
iunooent entertainment. Visit and
Eariiolpate in the attraction and you'll
e delighted. Ladies and ohtldron In
vited from 4 to 0 P. M. each day.
Notioe?On May 26th we will shut
down our gins until next season.
Eugene S. Hudgens.
Wanted?To rent a butrgy for the
summer. Apply at this office.
For Rent-Pasturage at $1.00 per
month- Good grass, good water, and
convenient. M. L. Copeland.
Wantbd?A man to sell Sewing
Machines and collect on accounts. Ex
^Hence is not necessary. AH we want
* man who is not afraid to work. Ad
The Singer Sewing Machine Office-,
Green woo d, S. 0
IN FAR EAST.
Russians Mow lTp Docks to Prevent
J it p s from Landing1.
Two ovonts of more or Iosj impor
anco marked the operation of tho war
in tho Far Bast during the past week.
In order to prevent tho Japano?o from
landing at Port Dalny the Russians
blew up tho docks and piers of this
great port, destroying $20,000,000 of
Ou Saturday, according to Admiral
Kataoka, tho Japanese Cruiser, Miya
ko was blown up by tho explosion of a
submerged mine in Korr bay, killing 2
in on and wounding 22. The vessel sank
in twonty minutes after tho accident.
Five Russian minoshad beca destroyed
before the explosion occurred. The
position of Gen. Kuropatkln is regard
ed precarious as his communication is
liable to bo cut off by Chinese rebels
Laurens' D-'legates to tho State
Domooratlc conveutiou which meets in
Columbia today attended In full force
Tho delegation was hcided by Col. T.
13. Crows who is also a mombor of tho
State F.xecutivo Committee.
Ten Cents Admission for All.
Admission to Baby Show will bo ten
cents for grown pcoplo and childron.
Ice croam and etrawber. ies will hi sold
A Rrand New Street Sprinkler.
Laurens has a now and up-to-date
stroot sprinkler. It arrive1! yesterday
and was immediately put into service.
It will bo difficult to raise dust in Lau
rens horeaf .er.
Dials' School Picnic.
A number of Laurens people attended
the picnic and school cutorUlnmcnt
Kivoa last Saturday by Miss Knmi
Dial at the close of hor splendid sohool
at Dials. Tho program included a May
polo dance by the pupils which whs a
si>:c'al and most interesting feature of
tho occasion. Spo2Ches wero made by
R. A. Cooper, W. C. Irby aud H. 13.
A Card of Thanks.
Allow mo spies in your pjp^r to ex
pross our siucero thanks to the many
friends and neighbors whoso willingly
and freoly assisted us during tho ill
ness and death of our daughter, H2ula>
VVc can uover return their kindness,
but simply offer them our appreolatl >n
and show them our gratltud ?. May our
Master richly bless tho:n and bring us
all into His love and at last into 11 is
Thankfully, we are,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Warren lilakoly.
Ills that come from Bummer's Heat
A moth or nood not fear to greet,
When with "nSETHINA" she'd sup
No ills with baby noe l abide.
"TEETHINA" Aids Digestion, Koe
ulatos tho llowols, and cos's only 25
cents at Druggist, or mall 25 cents to
Dr.O. J. BfofNtt, St Lou's, Mo.
Light Weight Fabrics
W. G. WILSON & CO.'S.
SOLID PLAIN SILK MULLS
These come in Black, Pea Green, Canary, Light
Blue While and Cream
10 pieces Colored Foulards, market
value 20c; our price this week
12 1=2 cents the yard.
You can find exactly the quality and price you want
in WHITE SHEER LAWNS, both plain and fancy.
Best designs in LAWN, SWISS and HAMBURG
EMBROIDERIES and INSERTIONS to match. In
spect these; you will find the prices to suit you.
This comes in Pea Green, Light Blue, Pink and Cream.
ILamlsomo White and Champagne Waistings.
Have you secured one of those Srlk Sunshades,
Paragon frame and steel rod, at $i.oo at
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
?I? m ? vft' vlV^/ .I ?' ml? vfll. ^'v*'>J/ vly VV lAi )ik Ai "iL, "A' vAi
HI THE CREAT COLUMBIA
my 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28-1904.
Tnis will be the greatest event of the kind ever held in
S Kith Carolina. It will 1)2 an occasion of Grace; and
Pomp, Fun and E ijoy.n?nt. stich as was never before
known in the old Palmetto S ate.
PllEIUHE YOUIUELF NOW.
Gel in readiness no.v, Come, everybody, and hive a
go:>d titn2. If you m ist have an evening dress, evening
gloves , or clothes of any kind, write to us. Let us kn r,v
and we will save yoa money. O ir store wis never so
well slocked. Send us your orders.
"MEET ME AT TAINS"
Let this be the word everywhere. Tell your family,
your friends, everybjely you w.in", to see, to meet you at
Tapps. Soon as y)u get in the city mike straight for
Tapps. Cars pass here. Make Tapps your headquarters ;
glad to see you.
ORLOR BY MAIL
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.
COLUMBIA S. O.
OFFICER KILLED BY NEURO.
Magistrale Cox of Ureeuvillo Comity,
Murdered by Negro Whiskey Denier.
On tho Greenville road botween
Mauldin and Simpsonvllle last Satur
day. Magistrate Wm, Cox of Mauldin,
was shot and killed by Fletcher Byrd,
a nogro froai this county. Fletcher and
his brother, Manning Byrd, wore re
turning from Greonvillo in a buggy.
Just aft?r passing Mauldin, it was re
ported to Magistrate Cox that tho ne
groes were loaded, probvbly with whis
key, having two large kogs aboard,
Mr. Cox, accompanied by a special con
stable, followed tho negroes for the
purpose of arresting them. Tin officers
soon oame upon thom and at tho com
mand of Mr. Cox, Fletcher gavo up,
but Manning jumped out of tho buggy
and opened Uro on tho men. Cox re
turned tha tire, shooting at Manning
four times. At this point Fletcher, who
had remained in the buggy, drew his
pistol and tlrod on Cox, shooting him
in the back of tho head. From this
wound Cox died a few hours later.
Constable Austin 11 red on tho negroes
with a shot gun aud then ran off for as
sistance. Tho negroos lied. Sheriff
Gilreith was promptly notllled of tho
tragedy and in company with J. C.
Hall, division chiof dispensary c msta
blo, sot out from Greonvillo lato Satur
day nisiht and aftor traveling all night
came upon tho negroos at tholr home
on Mr. Joff Hughes plantation in the
upp?r part of this county at sunriso
Sunday morning Thoy wero arrested
Owing to high fooling agiinst tho
uegroo i in tho section where the trag
edy had just taksn place, tho officers
decided that it would bo unadvlsable
to take their prisoners back to Grooa
villi. Acting on this decision thoy
hurried the nogroos across to Wood
ruff aod boarlin< a Southbound fain
tho officers p issod through Laurens
Sunday aftorno >n oa their way lo Co
lumoia with the prisoners, whore thoy
wero taken for safo-keoplng.
When you wait a pleasant physic
try Chamberlain's Stomxch and Liver
Tablots. Thoy aro easy ti tike and
pleasant In otlic1;. For sale by Lau
rens Di\i i Co.
NOTICE-?We tho undersigned forbid
all persons from hunting or otherwise
tresspasslng. T. J. Weathers,
Mrs. M. M. Todd,
Notice to Tresspassers.
We tho undersigned do horeby forbid
any and all persons from (lshing, hunt
ing or otherwise trespassing on our
lands. J W Todd, W I M il lor, 13 M
Owings, T 13 Jonos. Mrs F. K Miller,
G W L Teague, J K McFherson.
9 Thousands of Customers
M Have been delighted with an inspection of our magnificent stock of Stylish
lj Dry Goods, Millinery and Shoes and have been made happy over the thought of the
O many dollars saved by takin
form through our big store.
8 many dollars saved by taking advantage of the exceedingly low prices which are uni
Wash Goods Specials While They Last.
i lot sheer India Linens, ioc quality, 6Kc
i lot sheer India Linen
i lot sheer India Linen
3 lots exceptional values in India Linen
and Persian Lawns
i lot Silk Mull, white, pink, light-blue
and black, per yard,
i lot 40-in Dotted Swisses, 15c and 20c
1 lot fine dotted Dress Swisses
15c, 20c and 25c
i lot Lace, striped and figured, colored
figured Dress Swiss, 20c and 25c
values at IOC
WE HAVE the Finest line up-to-date Wool and
Silk Dress Goods in Laurons, and our prices are the
Crepe dc Chines, Aeolian, Chiffons, Peau de Crepe, Voiles,
and all other new weaves in line and new Goods.
A great line Trimmings to match all Dress Goods.
Great Hosiery, Gloves and Fan Values.
1 lot Lace striped fast-black Hose, look
like 25c Goods, at [0c
1 lot extra values in Lace striped goods
at 15c, 20c and 25c
i lot fine, imported Gauze Lisle Hose 25c
i lot fast-black Lisle finished Ladies'
i lot extra quality Taffeta Gloves 25c
i lot fine double tipped Silk Gloves ' 50c
I lot open and shut Fans 3C
i lot open and shut Fans, look like ioc
Goods, at 5C
i lot pure white lace-edged Fans 25c
Big line white and black Fans 35C) 4()c, 50c, 75c
is 8 o e n tu
It is t h o
Bo p u1 a r
C o 11 s k i n
with a Dull
It's a leader
We are doing a Magnificent Millinery Busi*
ness. We have the stock and prices and
that is what is doing the work.
Shoe Values Extraordinary.
Kings' Quality for Men ; Kuppendorf, Dittman Co's. for
Remember we have
Ladies' Oxfords 5QC to $3.00
? Men's Shoes
48c to $3.50
98c to $4.00
50c to $2.00
10c to $2.00
We are always glad to show goods.
Give us a look.
O. B. Simmons Co
Announcement* under this hoadiug
must be accompanied by tho fee,
Three Dollars. Announcements to
run after the first Primary.]
FOR STATE SENATE.
At the solicitation of friends I have
decided to announce myself as a candi
date for the State Senate, subject to
the Democratic- Primary.
F. P. McGoWAN;
FOR THE LEGISLATURE.
The friends of A. J. Smith, appre
ciating his past services in tho inter
est of tbe people, respectfully suggest
his name to the voters of Lttvurous
County as a sultablo Representative
from this County to the Legislature,
I respectfully announco myself a can
didate for re-election to the House of
Representatives, subject to the result
of the Democratic Primary.
W. C. Irhy, jr.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for the Legislature, subject to
tho Democratic vote Qf Laurons
J. H. Mim.er, M. D.
At the solicitation of friends from
tho different parts of the county, I
respectfully announce mysolf a candl
dateitor tho Legislature, subject to the
rules of the Democratic Primary.
W. P. HARRIS.
C. C. Featherstone, Fjsq., is hereby
annouueed as a candidate for llouso of
Representatives from Laurens County,
subject to the action of tho Demo
cratic Primary election.
At tho solicitation of friends, I an
nounce myself a candidate for Super*
visor of Laurens county, subject to tho
rules of tho Democratic primary.
R. P. Auair.
1 respectfully announco mysolf as a
candidate for re-election to the oflico of
County Supervisor for Laurens county,
subject to tho rales of the Democratic
H. h. Humbert.
I announce myself to the Demo
cratic voters of Laurens county, a can
didate for Supervisor, subject to tho
Democratic primary and party rules.
James s. Drummond.
FOR CLERK OF COURT.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for Clerk of Court for Laurens
county. Will abide result of Democratic
T. Foster Simpson.
1 hereby announco mysolf a candi
date for Clerk of Court for Laurens
County, subject to tho rosult of tho
approaching Primary Election.
C. E. GRAY.
The name of Job a A. Franks is
hereby presented to the Democratic
voters of Laurens county as a candi
date for Clerk of Court, subject to the
rules governing tho party Primary.
1 respectfully announce myself a
candidato for Clerk of Court foe Lau
rens County and promise to discharge
the business of said ollice ? as in tho
past, according to law and tho best in
terests of the peoplo. I will cheerfully
abide the result of the Democratic Pri
mary Election. Thanking all for
their past favors, 1 am respectfully,
John F. Dolt.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
tho otllco of Sheriff of Laurens county.
Will abide the result of tho Democratic
J. THOS. PEDEN.
The many friends of Bee A. Wharton
knowing his merit and qualifications
combined with his superior detective
turn of mind most respectfully suggest
him to tho voters of Laurens County as
a worthy and suitable candidato for tho
Sheriff's Otllco in the approaching
election, subject to tho rules of the
Being conscious of the fact that I have
faithfully discharged the duties ol the
Sheriff's ollice for the prosent term, to
tho best of my ability, and believing
that I have the endorsement of the ma
jority of the peole of Laurens County
to this end, I would again announce
mysolf a candidate for re-election, sub
ject to the decision of the Democratic
T. J. Duck En*.
Boing solicitod by friends from dif
ferent parts of County, I announco my
self a candidato for tho office of Sheriff,
at the approaching Primary Elec;ion,
and will abide the rules governing the
B. F. BALLEW.
Tho many friends of Jas. W. Hen
derson annouuee him a candidate for
Sheriff, subject to tho Democratic
Primary. He has sorvod as constable
several years and as Deputy Sheriff
one term, performing the duties to the
satisfaction of tho public.
I respectfully announce myself a can
didate for tho office of County Auditor,
subject to the Democratic primary.
JOEL A. SMITH.
I rospectfully announco mysolf a can
didate for ro-eloction to the otllco of
County Auditor, subject to tho Demo
C. A. Power
I hereby announco mysolf a candi
date for ro-eloctlon to tho oflico of
County Treasurer, subject to the Dem
JOHN H. COPEL.VND.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
re-olection to tho olllco of Coronor,
subject to tho rules of tho Democratic
W. D. Waits.
I announco myself a candidato for
Coronor for Laurens eounty, subject to
the Democratic primary and party
Many frionds of Major M. H. Fergu
son, from overy Township in tho Coun
ty, havo solloitod him to become a can
didato for Coroner at tho Primary
Election and he has consoutcd. He
will abide the rules and regulations of
FOR COUNTY SUPERINTEND!-NT
I respectfully announce mvself a can
didate for re-election to the offloo of
County Superintendent of Education,
subject to the rules governing the
Charles F. Brooks.
W, Y. Boyd, Esq., is hereby an
nounoed as a candidate for Magistrate
for Laurens Township, subjeot to the
CONFEDERATE HERO LAU) TO REST
Burial of Sergeant Lamb?Monument
Will be Erected to Ills Memory.
The burial of Servant William
B. Lamb, whose sudden death \v a
announced In Thk Advkutiskh la<-t
Wednesday morning took place at tlie
city cemetery Thursday at 11 o'clock.
Itev. Kobt. Adams oondueted tbo ser
Membors of Camp <Darlington, U. C.
V., the Laurons "Briars", Camp W. D.
Simpson, U. 8. V. Chapter, J. B. Kor
shaw U. 1). C. and representatives of
tbo various camps of the county at
tended the burial of tho Cmfedjrato
hero. The pall bearers wcro Pergeant
Lamb's formor comrades, survivors of
Co. G., 3rd South Carolina Hegitnont,
the Laurens "Briars", being as follows:
A. Y. Thompson, W. A. MeCllntock,
Molmoth Fleming, B, W. Lanford, 0.
G. Thompson and Charles Brooks.
It was a very Impressive coremmy
as tho casket was borne to its final rest
ing placo, laden with a profusion of
beautiful wreathes and wrapped in tho
folds of tbo old Hag, tho Has; the ol 1
veteran himself ha 1 defended, loved
The heroism an 1 valor of Sergeant
Limb will live after him and thoso
who loved him, knew his courage and
the struggles of his life, propose that
his grave shall be suitably marked and
to this end a subscription was lunn uli
ately started at the instiueo of tho
Veterans and Daughters of tho Con
federacy to raise a fund for that
purp?se< Eighty eight dollars wai
raised the flr.lt afternoon. Therefore,
a no.it, modest little monument will
mark tho placo where brave William
li. Lamb sleep) in the slloilt city.
T.iecoiragj ol* Sergt. Limb was
tested moro than on23 during tho four
years'struggle, b it psrhipi in iniiv*
stance di 1 Irs d irin^ an I bravery stau I
out more conspicuously than on tho oc
casion of the battle oi Chlcamauga
when,as it Ins of to 1 been rotated,he was
approached right In tho thickest of tho
oattle by h's Gemr.il, tho lamented J.
11. Kershaw, who commanded the color
bsarer to give him the H \g, "\ro sir,"
replied Laub, "but s!io.v mo tho
point you wish it carried an 1 I'll take it
there." Tho General insisted but tbo
color bearer was obstinate. Finally
(ho General directed him to carry the
Hag to a certain spot sun ) four or fivo
hundred yards In advance and there
Lamb carried it in tho face of a palling
lire, followed by tho command, with tho
wild "rebel yell."
When the war boj(an Lamb was ovor
seer for the late William 1). Watts, a
large planter and slave owner. lie
joined Company G., the Laurens
Briars of the Third Regiment. He was
shot dosvn four times, while carrying
the colors and at least three of tho
(rounds were serious, from which no
doubt he aufferod in after years,
Sergeant Lamb was nover a thrifty
man and was poor all his days.
He had no Immediate family but
had comrades and friende, loyal Jand
'.rueand by these tho old color bearer
was esteemed and regarded a most
worthy Confederate voteran,a Southern
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looking for a gun'aotoed Salve for
Sores, Burns or Piles. Otto Dodd, of
Fonder, Mo. writes: "I suffered with
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haureus Drug Co.
Bargains in Kcal Estate.
W. J. Benjamin's house and lot on
Holmes Street Lot contains one half
aero, more or less. Six room house in
very beat repairs. One of iho best rent
ing properties in tho city of Laurons.
Nice orchard, garden and timers.
Clare Copcland's house on Academy
Stroet. First class repairs. New houso
and a good investment for your money.
For Rent ?N'ioo houso on Laurons
Street, property of E. Si?greavcs. Con
venient to business, schools aud
churches. Froe City water. Price.
20 shares National Hank of Laurens
1 shnro Enterprise Bank of Laurens
15 shares WoodrulV Cotton Mill,
Max Zirex property on Hur per
Street. Improvements consist of large
livery barn, nloe residence and small
store room. I Monty oi out houses and
Will in tho course of a fsw yours en
hance in value to almost twice tho
amount asked. $2,300. Don't ask for
a bettor price for this is the lowest llg
Ueo. \V. Shell,
Hoal EstatO, Stocka, Hunds and Insur
Tho regular Spring Examination for
Toachors' Certificates will ho held In
the Courthouse Friday, May 20, be
ginning at!? o'clock.
OHAS. F. BROOKS,
Co. Sup't. Education.
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Retains \ /No prcssuroon
I :.?> un<
We guarantee a tit or tnouey
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Laurens, S. C.