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WEEK OF GAIETY.
Mrs. Darlington Hostess at
Beautiful Card Party,
A GLORIOUS GERMAN.
In Honor of Mrs. Laurens D. Pitts,
Mrs. Claude Fuller Eutertalus
at Brilliant Reception.
Miss Ma-gare*: Millar was hostess at
a pretty eutortaiumoot at her homo
Monday ovening, complimentary to a
number of bor young friends. The
program included a variety of charm
ing; games and a tempting menu of re
freshmc nts. The guests wore: Miss An
nie Jamieson, of Nowborry, and Mr
Stobo Young, Mi*s Annie Sitgroaves
and Mr. Krank Ballew, Mies Julia Oil*
ker*on and Mr. James Sullivan, Miss
Agnos Adams and Mr. Clyde Franks,
Miss Annio Br?ning and Mr, Charles
Simpson, Miss Josie Sullivan and Mr.
Douglas Gray, Miss Lila Hurt and Mr.
Frank Criap.Miss Florence Br?ning and
Mr. William Laooaste*, Miss Graco
Simmons and Mr. Clarence Bramlott.
Oue of the mod, doligbtful affairs of
the season was tho German givon by
tho Laurens Gorman Club, an organi
zation which does things handsomely,
on last Wednesday evening. The music
furnished by a splendid band from
Augusta was in itself sullicient to
insure the success of the evening.
General dancing prevailed unti: eleven
o'clock, when tho German bogar, led
by Mr. J. Y. Garllugton with Miss Mar
iegene Calne. Among thoso dancing
Mls9 Tallulah Caino with Df. Ohft9.
Miss Marleg?ne Cai.e wlh J Y.
Miss Alma shell with T. 0. Switzor,
Miss Lizzie Kiohoy with Henry Shell,
Miss Annie Riebey with G. W. Shell,
Miss Rosa Loo Burton with J. A.
Miss Mary Bowen with Wl 'i in S n
Miss Sadie Riohey, L. B Olardy,
Miss Carrie B033 Vance and Coke
Miss Annie Jamios)n, of Newberry,
with J. S. Young,
Mrp. Mary I'rentlss with Youug
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Adams,
Mi9sLll Irby with J. W. Dunklin,
Mr. and Mrs. iL F. Jones,
Mr. and Mrs . W . II. Amlersou,
Mr. and Mr. C. E. Clarey,
Dr. and Mrs. Jesse Teague,
Col. and Mrs. T. D. Darlington,
Stags: S. R. Todd, R. V. Irby, Nat
Richardson, J. K. Vance, Albert Tea
gue, Brooks Childress, Brooks Sulli
van, A. II. Sanders, Karle Wilson.
Chape rones: Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Rlchey, Mrs. Carrie W. Vance.
The bree/.y piaz/.i of Mrs- T. D. Dar
lington's lovely home was convorted
into a reception room on last Thursday
afternoon, Mrs. Darlington being "at
home" to f jur and twenty devotees of
the fasinating game of euchre in honor
of tho Misses D.vrlington, of Allen
dale, who are her houso guests at pros
ent. Tho gathering took placs ia the
cool of the afternoon when genu'ne en
joyment wa3 possible and Mrs Dar
lington's guests thoroughly enjoyed the
excitement of bid euchre for an hour
with a dainty course of ices and sweets
at the finish. Tho place cards were
sketches in ink after Gibson, cleverly
done by hand, and tho lirst prize was
a silver ha', pin, won by Miss Marie
geoe Calne, who lost not a sin -le gam e.
For the consolation, everyone drew,
Mrs. M. L. Copeland drawing the
highest card an I a pretty monogram
stamp in silver.
The gaests were Misse3 Withors, of
Charleston, Mayme Ferguson, Rosa
L-se Burton, Emily Meng, Mariogono
and Tallulah Cains, Lillian Irby, Alma
Shell, Laura and Lucy Darlington,
Mesdamo?, W, D. Ferguson, J. J.
Adams, Alexandor Long, H. K. Aikcn,
Fletcher Hodges, of Roanoke, Ala., it.
P. Jones, Dial Gray, Clarence Gray, C.
E, Clarey, lesse Teague, Eugene Hud
gens, Brooks Swygort, W. H. Ander
son, W. O. l'rentias.
From six to eight on Saturday after
noon, Mrs. Claude Fuller tntcriaincd
at the home of her sister, Mrs. C. C
Featherstono, in honor of Mrs. Laurons
D. Pitts, society was out in force, de
lighted to have an opportunity to enjoy
Mrs, Fuller's charming hospitality and
to greet Mrs. Pitts, one of the June
brides, who has just returned from hor
wedding trip. In the receiving party
In the parlor were Mrs. Fuller, Mrs.
Laurens Pitts, Mrs. C. C. Featherstono,
Mrs. Jack H. Davis, Mrs. Ashmore
Davis, Mrs. W. Dorroh Ferguson, and
miss Mamo Fergeson. In tho dining
room, whero the guos'.s found tho most
doligbtful refreshments, by way of
delicious ices, Mrs. J. F. Burton, Misses
Nellie Miller, Josepbino F?lle, Dorcas
Calmes and Rosa Lee Burton were a
coterie of attentivo bostssscs, Mrs.
Connor Fuller served lemon punch in an
attractive corner, and a glassof punch
and a chat with Mrs. Fuller were
a pleasant break in tho journey
from dining-room to parlor. The re
freshments and house decorations wero
in white and green and were unusually
artistic, enhancing the effect of fresh
ness and coolness in tho reception rooms
From seventy-live to a hundred guosts
werrj entertained in tho course of tho
aftci ii con.
CURED OF CHRONIC DI ARRHOE A
AFTER TEN YEARS OF SUF
"I wish to say a few words in praise
of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholora and
Diarrhoea Komcdy," sajs Mrs. Matt'e
B?rge, of Martinsvillc, Va. "I rulTerod
from chronic diarrhoea for ten years
and during that time triod various
medicines without obtaining any ror
manent rolief. Last summer ono of
my children was taken with cholera
morbus, and I procurod a bottle of ibis
remedy. Only two doses were required
to glvo her entire relief. I th?-n do
cided to try the medicine myself, and
did not use all of one bottlo be fore I
was well and i havo never since been
troubled with that complaint. Ono can
not ssy too much in favor of thtt won
derful medicino. This remody is for
sale by Laurens Drug Co.
Mother*, hearken! while I toll
What will make your baby well
"TF.ETHINA" cures then, of all pbin
And gives them rosy cheeks again.
Yes, TEETHINA overcomes and
Counteracts the effects of the Sum
mer Heat. Aids Digestion, Regulates
the Bowel*, and makes Teething Easy.
Coats 2t> cents at Druggists.
AMONG OUR FRIENDS*
W. D. Sullivan Jr., of Tumbling
Shoals, was In the city Friday.
Mr. ?vom Gritton baa accepted a posi
ioa with tite Advektiser oftloe.
Mr. S. Diamond baa returned from a
throe weeks visit to New York.
Mr. Walter Gray, of Alma, was in
the city Friday.
Miss TiUdy Taylor and brother, Mr.
Milton Taylor, of Princeton, visited in
the city Thursday and Friday.
Miss Georgia Copoland, of Laurens,
and Miss Emma Dial, of Kapley, are at
tending tho State Summer School at
lion. O. P. Goodwin loft for St. Louis
Monday to attond tho National Demo
A delegation from Palmetto Lodge
No. 19 A. F. M. attendod a special com
munication of the Clinton lodge Friday
Miss Lutle C. Wright spent last week
In the oity, tho guost of hor sisters,
Mrs. Eugene Hudgens and Mrs. Car
Miss Oiaudla Copaland Is at homo
from Richmond for a visit to her father
Mr. W. J. Copeland. She recently re
ceived her diploma as u nurse from the
Old Dominion Hospital, at Richmond
and Is a nurse of ability and experience
Miss Olivia Ingrain, who has beon
engaged by D.ivis Ropjr & Co.
In their millinery department for
tho past soason just onded has re>
turned to her home In Manning lor
.Mr. Ciiuninghani Goes to Cornell*
Prof. Gus Watts Cunningham, of
Madden, loft Saturday for Ithaca, New
York where ho goes to tako a special
coursj In tho Summer School conduct
ed by the faculty of that University.
Laurens Council No. 21.1. 0. U. A. M.
Laurens Council N"o. 21 Junior Order
United American Mechanic?, at Its last
moeting elected tho following officers
for tho torm beginning July the llrst:
H. Terry, Councillor.
W. C. Winters, Vico Councillor.
Guy E. Moore, Conductor.
Robert Templeton, Warden.
J. A. Martin, Inside Sentinel.
Joseph Wood, Outside Sontinel.
G. P. Smith, Recording Secrotary.
R. S. Templeton, Financial Secretary.
T. O. Lucas, Treasurer.
A case came to light that for persis
tent aad unmerciful torturo has per
haps n jver been equaled. Joe Golo
bick, of CoIusa, Cal. writes. ''For 16
years I endured InsutYorable pain from
Rheumatism and nothing rolieved me
though I tried everything known. 1
came across Electric Bitters and Its
the greatest medicine ou oarth for that
trouble. A few bottles of it complete
ly relieved and cured me." Just as
good for Liver and Kidney troutdes
and genera1 debility Only 50e. Satis
faction guarantee! by Tho Laurens
and Palmetto Drug Go's.
(). B. SIMMONS, J. J. PLUSS,
STATEMENT O F~ THE
At the Close of Business, June 30th,
Bills Receivable, $170,245.11
Heal Estate and Furniture, 4,:i00 00
Duo from Banks and Cash
on hand, 18,101.13
OapltU Stock, 50,000.00
Net Undivided Prollts, l",07rt,78
Divldond Unpaid, .11 50
Due Banks, 014..">9
Bids Payable, 00,000.00
Due Depositors, 71,180.05
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, >
County of LAURENS. f.
I, J. J. Pluss, Cashier of tho above
named Bank, do solemnly swear that
tho above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge nnd belief.
J. J. PLUSS,
Subscribed and sworn to before me,
this 30th diy of June, 1904.
John F. Bor/r, [l. s
c. O. c. P
O. B. Simmons,
Hugh K. Aiken,
W. R. Rlchey.
Good spirits don't all come from Ken?
tuckey. Their main source is the livor
and all tho line spirits ever mado in
the H ue Grass State could not remedy
a bad liver or the hundred-and-one 111
effects it produoos. You can't have
good spirits and a bad livor at the samo
timo. Your liver must be in fine shape
if you would feel bouyant, happy and
hop.ful, bright of oye,light of step,vlg
I orous and succoFsful in your pursuits.
You can put your liver in fine condi
tion by using Groen's August Flowor
tho greatest of all medicines for liver
and stomach and a cortaln cure for dls
popsia or indigostion. It has been a
favorite household remody for ovor
thirty-five ycaiM. Angus'. Flowers will
innko your livor hoaltby and actlvo and
thus Insure you a liberal support of
''Good Spirits." Trial si/.e, 26o; regu
lar bottles, 7f)C. At all druggists.
never sickens the patient nor leAves
its work half done. It is an absolute
cure for Bad blood, Kidney ami Livor
Troubles and ailments emanating
from impaired digestive orgun.s.
For Over 35 Years
This king of remedies linn been ma
king steadfast friends. It is not a
patent medicine, hut a pure vegetable
extraction from a species of Hydran
gea plant. If the first bottled (?es not
prove its efficucy go back and get
BOl'O a v
Laurens Drug Co.
The marriage of Mlao Janlc Boul
waro, one of the moat beautiful and
oharmlng girte in Lauren?, and Mr.
Fleming Smith was solemnized at tho
home of the bride's mother, Mrs.
Maria Boulware at uiue o'clock on last
Wednesday evening. Kov. W. B.
Dunoan, of The First Methodist Ohuroh
was the ofliuiating ministor and the
wedding guests were limited to a few
relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Smith are
widely connected in Laurens and the
county and have scores of friends, who
wish them all happiness. They are
"at home" at Mr. J. A, Copoland's on
FA I best KIND OF OWEB.
If Mi o-im Boos Mot Cure Dyspepsia,
Met Your Money Back at Laurens
You run no risk whatever ia pur
chasing Mi-ona, Nature's cure for dys
IWe iereby agree to refund tho monoyl
paid for M i-ona on return of the empty
boxes, if tho purchaser tellb us that it
has failed to cure dyspepsia or stom
ach trouble. This guarantoo covors
two 50 eent8 boxes, or a month's treat
Tako Ml-o-na for a mouth (a 50 cents
box contains two weeks troatment) and
if it does not help you, bring back the
empty boxes to Laurons Drug Co. and
they will return your monoy in accord
ance with the guarantee.
NATURE'S OWN KEMEBY.
Ml-o-na No Ordinary Remedy?Guar
antee With Every Box.
The unusual way in which Tho Lau
rens Drug Co , one of Laurons' most
reliable drusrglsts, sell Mi-o-na. empha
sizes tue fact that this roinbdy pos
sesses unusual merits. The guarantee
that they give with every packago is
plain and positive?"if Ml-o-na does
not cure you of dyspopsia, they will re
turn your money."
Mi-o-na contains remedies tint
soothe and heal tho intiamed lining of
the stomach. It helps digestion and
thus relieves the digestive system of
work and strain. It givoa pure, rich
blood and strengthens the nerves, so
that the whole systom is built up and
vitalized while tho dyspepsia is boing
Headache and Neuralgia
Cured by Nervalgine. For sale by
Laurons Drug Co., W. W. Dodson and
all other Druggists.
Bean the /) 1 ^ ^ You Have Always Bought
Profession or Trade
Whether the practice of phar
macy be classed as a profession or
trader it is undoubtedly trite that
the public?being without special
knowledge to guide themselves in
determining the purity of drugs
and medicines?places a reliance
upon the skill and integrity of
their druggist akin to the confi
dence which they repose in their
When purchasing medinine,
the public expects the best; qual
ity is the first requisite; hence,
every drug sold by us for the al
leviation of disease
is sold on Honor.
We have an ambition to be
successful but above and beyond
that we want to be known as the
"Dependable J>rujr Store"
If anything, regardless of price
or quality, bought here at any
time proves other than as repre
sented bring it back?tell us of
it?pleasantly if you can?if you
can't do it pleasantly, do it any
old way?just so you let us know.
We want to correct it. Just now
we want to caii your attention to
the fact that it is time to plant
We have just received a large
supply of the new fresh crop, of
all the best varieties, and if you
buy of us you will get seed that
you can depend upon.
Laurens Drug Co.
Our Messenger boy is at your
WE HAVE A FEW
COTTON SEED HULLS
This is the last lot we can
get this season.
LAURENS COTTON MILL STORE.
T. C. LUCAS, Manager.
Knows What You Need,
and if his prescription conies to us it will be
compounded accurately and promptly. We never substi
tute what might he "just as good." That may be our
opinion, and we have a right to it; but you must be served
according to the opinion of the man you've employed to
rebuild your damaged health.
You shall be if you depend upon this house
to supply your medicine.
DODSON'S DRUG STORE.
M/ \M/ M/ \t/ V/ Ml/ M/ M/ ML/ ML/ Ml/ ML/ Ml/ M/ M^ ?
One lot plain White Organdy
10 cts the yard at Wilson's.
Have you seen those four
grades in Sheer Plain White
Lawn at 10 cts, i2y? cts, 15 cts
and 20 cts the yard at Wilson's.
Before they are gone secure
one of those Silk Sunshades, Par
agon frame and steel rod. Price
.#'1,00 at Wilson's.
What makes a prettier Dress
for the Season than a White Dot
or Colored Swiss? Price I2>4c
the yard at Wilson's.
Handsome patterns in Law 11
and Swiss Embroideries at Wil
Another lot Satin Taffeta
Ribbons in desirable shades just
- /?s/v\ /Is ,T. ,1 -. 'W. IK M, /Tv . J> sT.7k\ vw\'
For Any Person Who
Takes a Bottle of OUR
(Nature's Remedy. )
The Great mood Purifier, Klduey mid
Liver Regulator, and Receives
A Guarantee Goes With Each
And iho druggist, signs tho guaran
tee. You run no risk In the trial. Our
Now Discovery is not an alcoholic
Btlmulaut, which is worse tium no
stimulant, b it it is thi groat building
Up and purifying remedy, purifying
tho b!ood and cleansing tho system
from all ini|)uritioj, which give* new
life and vigor to every organ* It pos
itively cu es all blood diseases such as
Itching skin, Pimples, Eczema, lilood
Poieon, Scrofula, Rbsumatisiu, hucI it
rontoroj tho Nervous System to its
Normal onditlon, produces u healthy
nppctite, tones and regulates tho hoarr,
and it rogulates thj Kidneys, Liver
and Bowels. The use of a single bottle
will convinco any o.ic of It* wonderful
curative properties. For Bale by The
Liurens Drug Co.; VV. VV. Dodson.
We have a 1'iiU Slock
of the well-known
Ajuv Portable Engines
and can make prompt
Prices Right. Catalog on
Ginnus Machinkry Co.,
Columbia, S. C. |
jjjf Nothing too
ffl Good for the Baby. m
.j jjfy' Every Bady Cab and Go-Cart in this store is one ^ jjh
$8k# built so that Baby can have the greatest amount of rest, | uHj,
case and comfort. We figure this as the most essential
R Go=Cart Building. ;m|
'^^^ At the same time there is not a more attractive nor fWffil
'sffil'' a more durable line made than we show. / I jjf
^^^^^^^^ Prices a little Lower this Season. ^ |'| 1'
Tlio Kind You Have Always Bought, and which Iins been
in use for over ?50 years, has borno the signature of
and has been made under his per
-^^7*-^- Bonal supervision since its infancy*
-Uc<V4^? Allow no ouo to clccei vo you tu this*
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" are but
Experiments that tritlo with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children?Experience against Experiment*
What is CASTORIA
Oastoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, l>rops and Soothing' Syrups. It is Pleasant* It
contains neither Opium, iWorphino nor other Narcotio
substance. Its ago is its guarantee* It destroys Worms
and allays Fovcrishncss* It eures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic* It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency* It assimilates the Food, regulates tho
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy ami natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea?The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The KM You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
THE CENTAUR COMPANY, 7T MUMMAV CTnCCT. NEW VOI1K CITV.
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I have bought out tho Livery business of C. S.
duller. I will conduct a First-Class
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable,
Always on hand safe horses and nice turnouts at
reasonable rates. Kentucky saddle and harness
horses. Give me a trial,
j. h. davis,
'PHONE 81. FULLER'S 01.1) STAND.
I THE CLYDE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
T nrTwrrri . ? n
Charleston, S. C, and
New York and Boston, Mass.
Tho Favorite Konto
Between the South ami North.
oni.v Am. VVatkr Without Chanok.
Three or more sailings weekly in either direction.
Every convenience known to modern ocean travel. Un
surpassed accommodations for Iiisl-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.
TilH<>. (i. KGKR, <i. M.
Wm. P, ChYnit& Co., Gen'l Agts. 19 State St., New York
l\ M. [rONMONURK, Jr., A. (I, I'. A., Jacksonville, Pia
M. B, Hutchinson, D. P. & P. A. Charleston, S. C.
^L.A.'.iW A ,*1,\,Li'? Ar JL;ft4/ j. 1 Ii 1Tft-' I?''ft' ft' f "I'' 1":ft."'.
L-AU RENS, S. C.
flach ine Shops,
WP DPPAIP Bugines, Saw Mills, Threshers,
tt L IvLl/ilH Gins and all Kinds of Machinery. Make Cast
ings of all Kinds.
Flooring, Ceiling, Siding, Shingles, Laths, learning, Moulding,
Doors, Blinds, Sash, Lime, Cement and Hair.
Selling Agents for The Rapid Fire Ha) Press.
?iaT' Mail orders will have prompt attention.
When You Insure Your Life
Select a Massachusetts Company
under the "Massachusetts System,"
[which guarantees equity to all.
New England Mutual Life Insurance Co
OF BOSTON, MASS.,
Oldest, Largest, and Strongest
This Company offers exceptional inducements to men
of energy and integrity who would like to enter the
business of life insurance. WlUTIS KOR PARTICULARS.
JOHN Y. GARLINGTON, & CO.,
Dkpartmkxt Manaokrs. Laurkns, vS. C.
Has been curing Chills Ague, Dengue, LaGrippo
and Mala Hal Ills of all kinds. A 50c. bottle
will break your chills; and you can get It
from your druggist, who will refund your\
money if the medicine does you noj
good. Why don't you try lt?A
It is unequaled as ft General^
DYSPEPSIA CURED FREE!
Wanted! 100 Genuine Cases ol* Chronic Dyspepsia,
Who will each receive, free of Charge, a regular bottle of
the S. GROVFR GRAHAM REMEDY foi
The Orover 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, tones the weak stomach, pre
vents fermentation and restores digestion. Every nerve and fibei
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 subsistancc, 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. Tin- most chronic case of stomach disorder is imme
diately corrected by our remedy.
Write for Lecture on Dyspepsia, free, S. (frover Graham Co.,
Ncwburgh, X. 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 case ..
Cutout this advertisement and present at the druggists mentioned
LAU RENS DRUG CO.
LAU REINS, S. C