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THE KM IUI ITH OF PYTIIIAH
Will Bring Miss: Jona? to Laurens
At tbe Opera House, ou the evening
o( June 14th, Mies Annlo Lowe Jonas
will give a recital, assisted by several
accomplished musicians. Miss Jonas,
as announced last week, comes by in
vitation of the Knights of Pythias.
At a recital given in their honor re
cently in Greenville, she enslaved the
hearts of all the Knights in the State,
judging by the enthusiastic accounts of
her reoltin/, which have appoared
einoa in a number of South Oaro'Iua
papers. A part of tbe proceeds of the
entertaiument will go to Miss Jonas,
a part to Mrs. W. E Lucas and o'hrr
ladies of Laurens, who, at tho request
of the Pythlans, are working up the
affair and arranging a mus'cal program
for Miss Jonas. These ladles will give
their share of the proceeds to the Epis
copal ohurch. Admission 50 conts.
The Hector Fire Company.
Tho Hector Fire Company held its
annual meeting on last Thursday after
noon and elected the following officers
to serve the ensuing year: J. H. Pe
terson, President, J. T. Crews, vice
president, O, W. Babb, secretary, F.
M. Smith, treasurer, C. H Roper, cap
tain, F., H. Crews, first lieutenant, T.
H, Downey, second l'eutenant. The
lire company is one of the most impor
tant organizations in tbe city and
should have the encouragement and
support of everyone in the community.
Tho Company will moot again In the
Clerk's Ofilco at six to-morrow aftor
noon and all the members are urged to
be present as Important business will
bo up for discussion.
Miss Thompson Wilt Sing Tuesday
One of the most a'tractive features
of tho recital and concert which will
bo given at the Opera House next
Tuesday evening will be tho singing of
Miss Leila Thompson, of Spartanburg.
Miss Thompson possesses a very beau
tiful voice, and bas just returned from
New York, where she has been study
ing under tho best vocal teachers all
winter. That she is a past mistrees of
tho piano, everyone in Laurons knows,
hut she has never sung here, and the
fact that she is down on the program
for several e onge will lend to it an ad
Mrs. Prentiss Hostess at Charming Af
In honor of her guest, Mrs. C, W.
Garrett of Greenwood, Mrs. W. O.
Prentiss was at home to tbe Euchre
Club on last. Thursday afternoon. The
guests progressed from tables one
to six, playing four banded bid
euchre. It was one of the most de
lightful entortainmonts given the eu
chre club since its organization. Mrs.
Fleming Jones was the proud possessor
of tbe best score and was awarded a
beautiful dock of cards Ices and cakes
refreshed the party at the conclusion
of tho game.
The guests were Mesdamos T. D.
Darlington, R. Fleming Jones, W. D.
Ferguson, Dial Gray, R E Hughes, C.
E, Clarey, Jesse Teague, R. W. Davis
of Fountain Inn, W. W. Ball of Char
leston, W. H. Washington, Willie An
derson, Carroll Milior, M. L. Copeland,
Alex Long, H. K Alken, O. 0. Feath
oratone, Misses Emily Meng, Alma
Shell, Louise Richey,Marlegone Caine,
Mame Ferguson, Lillian Irby.
When you buy a cooking stove you
will want one mado of good material,
that will cook quick and not consume
much wood. That Is what you get
when you buy a Bucks stove from us.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
IT COSTS YOU NOTHING.
Laurens Drug Co. Will Return Your
Money IT Mt-o-na Docs Not Cure
There are hundreds of people in Lau
rena-who were not in the least bit sur
prised when thoy read in The Adver
tiser that the Laurens Drug Co. are
soiling Mt-o-na under a guarantee to
refund the money, in case It did not
cure. This marvelous dyspepsia remedy
will euro the worst case of Indigestion,
headache, dizziness or the general
played out condition that afflicts every
one suffering with stomach trouble.
Mi-o-na does not simply relieve; It
cures. The Laurens Drug Co. can tell
you of many well known people In this
city whom this remedy bas restored to
health, often after they have tried
many other methods of treatment with
little or no benefit.
The best kind of advertising is tho
praiso of a pleased customer, and there
are to day nundreds In Laurons, who
are advertising Mi-o-na because It
cured them. A few months ago they
were thin and dyspeptic, and could eat
nothing without fear of stomach trou
ble Since using Mi-o-na they have
made noticeable gain in flesh, can oat
what they want, and when thoy want,
without fear of suffering.
This medicine is in tho form of a
small tablet, very pleasant to take and
costs only 60 cents a box. It is a pure
medicine that speedily and perma
nently cures all forms of stomach trou
ble and is only one that can be sold un
der a positive guarantee without any
restriction, to refund the money if it
does not cure.
For Any Person Who
Takes a Bottle of OUR
The Breat Blood Purifier, Kidney and
Liver Regulator, and Receives
A Guarantee Goes With Each
And the druggist signs the guaran
tee. You run no risk Tn the trial. Our
New Discovery is not an alcoholic
s imulant, which is worse than no
stimulant, but it is the great building
up and purifying remedy, purifying
the b'ood and cleansing the system
from all impurities, whlob givea new
life and vigor to every organ. It pos
itively cures all blood diseases such as
Itching 8kin. Pimples, Eczema, Blood
Poison, Scrofula, Rheumatism, and it
restores the Norvous System to its
Normal condition; produces a healthy
appetite, tones and regulates the heart,
and It regulates the Kidneys, Liver
and Bowels. Th<a use of a single bottla
will convince any one of its ironderf ul
euratlve properties, for sale by The
Laurens Drug Co.; W. W. Dodson.
A MOM d) OUR FRIENDS.
"Caosler, of Tirzah," was in the city
several days during the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Watson visited
Rev. and Mrs. E. C. Watson last wock.
Miss Bessie Todd is in Unlou, the
guest of MissMedora Duncan.
llemember to go to tho Opera Bouse
The Cotton Mill Sohool closed the
lirpt of Juno for the .Summer.
Mr. Guy Copeland, of Clinton, was
in town Thursday.
Misses L'z/.lo and Hollo Craig, of
Ora, wore visitors to Laurens on Thurs
Mr. and Mrs. W- B. Gilkorson visited
thoir son, Yaucy Gilkorson, in Char
lotte, N. 0.j hi3t week.
Miss Hattio ltoland has returned
from Sumter, whoro she has been
teaching in the graded schools.
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Smith went
to Greenwood for a visit to relatives
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Burns of Green
wood were in tho city on a brief visit
Mrs. C. W. Garrett and children of
Greonwood came up last week for a
visit to Mr. and Mrs. W. EL' Garrolt.
Mrs. P. Z. Wilson of Newberry was
tho guest of Mrs. J. D. l'itts and other
relatives in the city last wook.
Tickets for tho recital Tuesday
night are on sale at R. E. Copeland's.
Admission, adults GOcts., children 35ots
Mr. Meade Willis, of Greensboro,
N. C, was in the city this week vault
ing friends and relatives.
Mrs. T. D. Darlington and children
have returned home after a visit of
three woeks to relatives at Allendale.
Miss Lolla Wilkes, is at homo again
after spending several weeks in Nor
folk and Philadelphia.
Mrs. Will Bowon of Hamlet, N O. ar
rived in the city last week to visit Mrs
Mary Bo wen.
Mrs. R. W. Davis of Fountain Inn
spent last week with Dr, and Mr. II. E.
Mrs. J. II. Sullivan has returned from
Spartanburg where she attended tho
commencement exercises at Converse
Mr.s J. Walter Simmons, of Cross
Hill, accompanied by her friend, Miss
Guthrie, was a visitor to the city du
ring tho week.
President Summer, [of tho Mol
ohon Mill, Nowberry, was tho guest of
Mr. Brooks 8wygert a day or so the
Miss Eleanor Ball, who has charge
of the kindergarten department of tho
Cotton Mill School, has returned to ber
homo in Charleston for tho summer.
Miss Pearle Blakely, who holds a po
sition in tho Mill School, has gone to
nor home near Clinton for the Bummer
Misses Jennie Sullivan and Nannio
Kato Hudgons havo returned from
Converse, Edna and Annie Bltgreaves,
Miss Meta Sullivan, accompanied by
her friend, Miss Annie Wheeler, of
Columbia, who came Wednesday, mado
a short visit to Greenville last week.
Miss Pearle Sullivan went to Greor)
vlllc Friday to attend tho commence
ment exercises of the Grocnvllle
Misses Ella and Mallio ftStfVu of
Spartanburg, will arrivo thnr#eek to
make a visit to thoir aunt, Mrs. B. W.
Miss Rosalie Burton is at homo from
Chester, where she held a position
in the city schoo's for the session just
Miss Dorcas Calrnes was a member
of the largo class graduated from Win
throp last week. She returned to Lau
rens for the summer a few days ago.
Miss Annie Lowe Jonas, tho gifted
young teacher of expression at Chicora
College, who is to give a recital hero
on Tuesday evening will bo the guest
of Miss Mary Simpson while in the city,
Miss Ola Blakoly, who has boon th<
stenograper in the office of Simpson
Cooper for some time, has accepted
similar position In tho ofllce of tin
Clinton Cotton Mills.
Mrs. J. O. O. Fleming and Mrs. J. H,
Sullivan leavo in a few days for Now
berry, where they will represent th<
Wednesday Club oi this city at th(
meeting of tho Stato Federation of
The presor.ee. of an Italian band
Laurons last Tuesday was tho occasion
for a very delightful Gorman belnf
danced in Fowler's Hall that evening.
Several delightful dances have beei
given by tho German Olub already and
others aro to follow.
To Meet In Newberry.
Tbe R. F. D. Carriers of tho State
will meet in Newberry on the 4th of
July with the objeot of forming a per
manent Stato organization. The rail
roads will probably glVe special rates
for the occasion and as it is a legal
holiday all the carriers will have an
opportunity to be there.
Southern Summer School.
The Summer Rohool for the South
will meet in Knoxvllle again this yoar,
beginning June 28th, and lasting until
August 6th. it will ba a great gath
ering of distinguished educators from
?11 over the country. The f acuity will
embraoe sixty five teachers. Presi
dent Snydor of Wofford will be a mem
ber of the faculty and have tho ohalr
of Southern Literature. A number of
teacher*] from this section will pro
We have just received a fresh ship
ment of Glenn Spring Water.i mil Gin
ger Alo. Best in the world.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Bur, ?he The Kind You Hare Alwajrs BoscJij
PROMINENT COUPLE TO WED.
To Take Place at First Presbyterian
At the First Prosbytorian Church at |
ono o'clock today Miss Lillian Glen
more Miller und Mr. Laurons Dorroh
Pitts will bo married. Rev. J. 1). Pitts
of the First Baptist Chut oh, tho father
of tho bride-groom, will perform tho
ceremony, assisted by Rev. Robert
Adams, pastor of the Presbyterian
Church. Mrs. \V. E, Lucas will play
the bridal music. The brido will bo
attended by hor sister Mrs. L. 0. Full
er, as matron of HoDor and by the
following bridesmaids: Misses f?stolle
Richardson of Beaufort, Ella Roland,
Hosa Lee Burton and Alma Shell of
Laurens. Mr. Reuben B. Pitts will be
best man. Messrs. W. W. Simpson of
Augusta, A. 0. Todd, Albert Teaguo
aud C. M. Mliler, the bride's brother
will act as ushers. Tho brldo's gown
will be a traveling suit of bluo voile,
and the Matron of Honor will wear a
beautiful costume of white linen.
While silk waists with bluo voile skirts I
and large white hats will bo the pretty
costumes of tho bridesmaids. Thoy
will carry shower-bouquets of sweet
peas. Juno is the month of montliB
for weddings aud tho wedding of|
today will be lovely as a Juno wedding
should bo. The brido and groom will
leave at two o'clock for St. Louis.
A BRILLIANT SOUTHERN UIKL.
Miss Annie Lowe Jonas, and Whul Is
Said or Her.
"Miss Jonas showed a versatility
which is remarkable. She is fun itself |
in comic readings, perfection in pathos,
proficient in tragic lines, and inimita
ble in her juvenile impersonations."?
New Orleans (La.) Times Domocrat.
'?To hear tho talented young artist,
Miss Annie Lowe Jonas recite, is sulli
clent to draw a full house."?Atlan'a
"Miss Jonas is inimitable in her style
of reciting and is gifted and accom
plished."?Jackson (Tonn.) Whig.
CAMPAIGN OPENS AT SUMTER .
First Meeting Juue 2l8t-Wlll be Here
Tho itinerary as mapped out by the
committee is as follows :
Sumtor, Tuesday, June 21sf.
Manning, Wednesday, Juue 22nd.
Monk's Corner, Thursday, Juno 23rd.
Georgetown, Friday, Juno 24th.
Kingstrce, Saturday, Juue 25th.
Conway, Tuesday, June 2*th.
Marion, Wednesday, June 20th.
Florence, Thursday, June 30th.
Darlington. Friday, July 1st.
Bonnettsville, Saturday, July 2nd.
Bishopvllle, Tuesday, July 5th.
Chesterilcld, Wednesday, July Oth.
Cumdcn, Thursday, July 7th.
Lancaster, Friday. July 8th.
Yorkville, Saturday July Nth .
Union, Tuesday, July 12ib.
Spartanburg, Wednesday, July 13th.
Gaffney, Thursday, July 14th,
Greonvlllc, Friday, July 16th.
Diekens, Saturday, July l'i.
Walhalla, Tuesday, July, 10th.
Anderson, Wednesday, July 20th.
Abbeville, Thursday, July 21st.
Greenwood, Friday, July 22nd.
Laurens, Saturday, July 23rd.
Newborry, Monday, July 25th.
Orangeburg, Tuesday, July 20th.
Bamberg, Wednesday, July 27th.
St. Georges, Thursday, July 28th. '
Charleston, Friday, July 20th.
Wftlterboro, Saturday, July 30th.
Beaufort, Tuesday, August 2nd.
Hampton, Wednesday, August 3rd.
B.irnwcll, Friday, August, 5th.
Alken, Saturday, August Oth.
Edgefield, Monday, August 8th.
Saluda, Tuesday, August Oth,
Lexington, Wednesday, August loth*
Chester, Thursday, August, 11th.
Winsboro,'Friday, August i2th.
Columbia, Saturday, August 13th.
Headache and Neuralgia
Cured by Nervalginc. For salo by
Laurens Drug Co., W. W. Hudson and
all other Druggists.
All applicants for new Registration
Cortlllcatos must come before the
Board in person. Where certificate
has been lost, or party removed to an
other Township, a duplicate can be
sent by proxy.
R O. HAtnSTON,
Cbm'n Hoard Reg. Laurens Co.
Cure of Constipation
Relief of Headache
and all troubles caused by Inactive
digestive organs such as Dizziness,
Nausea, Drowsiness. Distress
after eating, Pains In the side,etc.
PRICK 25o for box of 40 pills.
WHAT OTOKIM Nil',
"1 find them a turecure for conttlnitlon." (judge)
W. \>. Miller, Johmtoxn, p?. ' *'
I Intend to u\e noother? hereafter. They are to
e??y to take. My children take their, ilko candy,''
Mr.. I'rmklln fttrauwr, llamtMirg, I'a,
??They are rnlld In action and tatutary In ?AVer,
having rtie property o( Invigorating and bulldliik' up
the?y?tem.'' John )'. Kujy, Shlremanttov.ii, Pa.
Try n ho? ami your frlendt ai well at yourtell
?III thank u> for the ?ugte?llon.
LYMAN BROWN, New York City,
Laurens Drug Co.
See our line of Iiam=?
mocks before you buy.
We have them at all
prices and to suit any
The Laurens Drug Co.
I conduct a lirst-olass lailoriog shop.
Cur, Make and Guarantee a lit at rea
sonable prices. You aro invited to
join mv pressing club.
E. J. DANOY,
'Phono 180. Minter Building.
Scholarships & Entrance
The examination for tho award of
vacant Scholarships in Winthrop Col
lege and for tho admission of now stu
dents will ho hold at the Countv Court
House on Friday, .July 8th, at !) A. M.
Applicants must not be loss than fifteen
years of ago. When scholarships aro
vacated after July 8, tboy will bo
awarded to thoso making tho highest
average at this examination.
Scholarships aro worth $100 and free
tuition. Tho next session will open
September 21, 1001. For further infor
mation and catalogue address
PltKSIDENT I). B. JOHNSON,
Kock Hill, S. C.
THE PRETTY GIRL
Is fond of pretty jewels .
The sensible man looks
for the establishment
where he can get the best
Jewelry for the least
Our Jewelry is the best,
it is new? new in manu
facture and new in de
sign. It won't cost a cent
to look at what we have.
THE NEW NERVE TONIC
AND KIDNEY CURE.
(Iran??? Ilm Kidneys .I nimbler, pnrlfloH the
Blood. Puts Floah on thin poople. Strengthens
tho NorvoH. ClenrH tho llniln. CuroH NcrvmiH
nobility, l<i .1,11,1,,. Foiling Memory. IteatoreH
tho Vim, Vlnor, Vitality mid Strength of Youth,
In both weak Mon mid Women.
This New Remedy Works like Magie, bat Is ab
solutely hflrtnlCM. WoIkIi yourself before taking.
iJPr,0.?f B.? 12 boxe?, ?B.OO, by mull.
Wo will Cheerfully refund tho inonoy If you aro
not bcnofltted. Try it mid bo convinced.
Laurens Drug Co.
SIMPSON & COOPER
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts.
Prompt attention givooto all buslnoss.
N. B. Dial. A. 0. TOM).
DIAL & TODD,
Attorneys and Coun
sellors at Law.
Enterprise Bank and Todd Offloe Build
Lau r bn 8, -8. O.
Seasonable Store News.
in Reed, Rattan
White Mountain and
Freeze fast and
time and energy.
A big Stock of season
able Goods at prices
you will be
in a variety of colors
Dainty Dinner Sets
and Cut Class suita
ble for wedding gifts.
I have bought, out-the Livery "business of C. S.
Fuller, I will conduct, a First-Class
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable,
Always on haii safe horses anl nLoe turnouts at
reasonable rates. Kentucky saddle and harness
horses. Give me a trial.
J. H. DAVIS,
'PHONE 81. PULLER'S OLD STAN I).
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. LUCAS , Manager.
When You Insure Your Life
Select a Massachusetts Company
under the "Massachusetts ?System,"
which guarantees equity to all.
New England Mutual Life Insurance Co
Oldest, Largest, and Strongest
This Cotnp.iny offers exceptional inducements to men
of energy and integrity who would like to cuter the
biHiucisof life insurance. Write for Particulars.
JOHN Y. GARL1NQT0N, & CO.,
Department Manaokrs. Laurkns, S. C.
THE CLYDE STEAMSHIP COMPANY. Q
nrTinrrrrt i?m hb
Jacksonville, Fla., gfe
Charleston, S. C, and X
New York and Boston, Muss.5k
The Favorite Route X
Three or more sailings weekly in either direclion.
Every convenience known to modern ocean travel. Un
surpassed accommodations fur first-class and steerage
passengers. Close connections with all railroads and steam
boat lines out of New York. Most accessible and con
venient route for travelers to all New England, Northern
and interior points.
THEO. G. EGER, G. M.
Wm. P. Clyde & Co., Gen'l Agts. 19 State St., New York.
F. M. Ironmonger, Jr., A. G. P. A., Jacksonville, Fla
M. B. Hutchinson, D. F. & P. A. Charleston, S. C.
.Between the South and North.
Only All Watkr Link Without Changk.
DYSPEPSIA CURED FREE!
Wanted! 100 Genuine Cases of Chronic Dyspepsia,
Who will each receive, free of Charge, a regular bottle of
the S. GROVFR GRAHAM REMEDY for
The Grover Graham Dyspepsia Remedy is sold under a positive
guarantee that it will cure Dyspepsia, Heartburn, Gastritis or any
form of stomach disorder, no matter how chronic or severe. The
very first dose removes all distress, tone.^ the weak stomach, pre
vents fermentation and restores digestion. Every nerve and fiber
of the body depends upon the stomach for its support. When di
gestion ceases a slow form of starvation begins, and the vital or
gans, deprived of their subsistauce, become debilitated. Good di
gestion is essential to health, proper assimilation of nourishment
means pure, rich blood, strong nerves, sound sleep and makes life
worth living. The most chronic case of stomach disorder is imme
diately corrected by our remedy.
Write for Lecture on Dyspepsia, free, S. Grover Graham Co.,
Newburgh, N. Y.
Remember! The Grover Graham Dyspepsia Remedy is Guar
anteed to cure, and in evidence of the desire of the proprietors to
convince the public of the wonderful remedial properties possessed
by this preparation, they have made arrangements to distribute,
FREE .OF CHARGE, 100 of the regular bottles to genuine eases.
Cut out this advertisement and present at the druggists mentioned
LAURENS DRUG CO.,
_LAURENS, S. C._
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THE REPUBLIC is the Great Democratic Paper of St. Louis*
The World's Fair is soon to open in St. Louis. The
National Democratic Convention meets in St.
Louis this year.
Each Week an Agricultural (4) Page Supplement i3 Sent Out
with The Republic.
All tliis goes to new subscribers to Tub Advertiser, including
The Advertiser, for $.00 a year, aud to old subscribers
to Tub Advertiser who pay up one full 12
months in advance from date.
This is Campaign Year in Laurens.
YOU Ought to take your County Paper.
Would you live in a county without a paper? Then at least pay
a dollar a, year and take one with The St. Louis
Republic thrown in.
P. S. Thb Advbrtirer, The News and Courier and The
Republic one year for $1.30.