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Famous Black Cat Hosiery
Men Women and Children
DAVIS, ROPER & CO'S.
Mammoth StocK of
Ladies' Cloaks and Jackets
--in all the?
Clothing, Shoes, Hats, Dress Goods, Skirts, Jackets, Notions and Millinery is in and ready for your inspeo
tion. We invite you to come and inspect the GRANDEST and MOST COMPLETE
: . . . line that has Ever Been shown in Laurens ....
Otar Prices are rVig'Kt and Ovir Styles are Absolutely Correct.
Our stock of Ladies', Men's, Boys' and Children's
Shoes is made up of the best lines of shoes made in
the United States, from the lowest grades to Hannan
and Stetson for men, and Zeigler, Queen Qua1' ,T and
Drew Selby for ladies. You will save money . nd get
the best if you come to see us.
Our Ladies' 2, 2.50 and 3-dollar shoes are per
fect buties and every pair guaranteed. None better.
Our Children's Shoes wear, and this saves you
Our Men's and Women's every-day shoes can be
depended on for wear and durability. Prices, 1,
1.25, 1.50 and 2 dollars.
Men's and Boys' Clothing from the cheapest to
the best, honest, good and guaranteed to be just as
we represent them. Men's Hats in the New Shapes.
Shirts, Hosiery and Underwear?the kind you want.
We have the best $5, $7.50, $10, $12.50 and $15
Suits in the Piedmont Belt. We save you money on
Boys' and Children's Suits from 75c to $10, all
well made and durable.
We have Clothing and Furnishings Goods to
suit everybody, and our prices never tail to please.
Our line of Dress Goods is without an equal in
Laurens. We have a variety of styles in the new
Manish Effect Suitings, a beautiful line Cravenetts,
Zebutines, broad cloths and all the newest weaves
in dress goods, and without exaggeration the great
est values in Dress Goods and Silks ever shown here.
Our 36-inch guaranteed Taffeta Silk at 1.00 is
as good as you can buy for 1.25.
See our line of Waisting at 25c, 50c, 75c.
We have every shade in broad cloth and the best
on the market at one dollar.
50 pes Androscoggin and Hill's bleaching at 7 1-2 c
Q\ir Millinery Department
Is full of the Newest things in Street Hats. Miss Ingram, assisted by Miss Nannie Dorroh and Miss Mamie Armstrong, has charge of this
department, and at later date we will announce the date of our Fall Display of Pattern Hats.
Come to see us and we will show you that it is to your interest to make your purchases from us.
Yours for Business,
WE HAVE IT
DAVIS, ROPER & CO.
Surpasses all in Style,
Our Price IS LOW!
1 Teas and Coffees *
* We are now offering a large and well selected *
?fc line of these following famous Teas and Coffees &
Highly and delicately flavored
Chase & Sanborn's
COFFERS AND TEAS
Several Grades, the Best in their respective
grade. Are more than satisfying
JBulve the above brands a trial and you will use *
b no other kind. Bach distinct in themselves
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New Fall Goods
The thin flimsy fabric must soon give place for
one of heavier texture and preparations
are now in order for the change
Dress Goods for Fall and Winter wear
are shown in great variety in the northern
markets. While many weaves are shown
Dame Fashion gives Broadcloth the prefer
ence, and has decided Brown to be the
A handsome line of fancy Silks for waist
ings and black Taffeta for skirtings just
Special care is always taken in the se
lection of Black Goods; in this department
4 will always be found choice reliable
Table Linen, Hosiery and Underwear
and all other stocks are well represented
in lowest market values.
Your Inspection is cordially solicited at 3
lW. Q. WILSON & CO.
. /W\ /?S /?S /IS,
AMOXI OUR FRIENDS.
M<*. J- A. Copeland ia buying cotton
at Millen, Ga.
Mlas Josie Sullivan left for Agnes
Misses Annie and Lizzie Riehey will
attend Chlcora College this session.
M'ss Lint Jones return* to the Pres
byterian College, Columbia.
Misses Donlo Counts, Lalla M?y
Dial, Mary Babb and Josephine Puller
are among the Lauroos girls who go to
Miss Virginia Simkina of Columbia
is visiting In the city.
O. D. Simmons ?fc C'o.'s special em
broidery sale and dress goods display
which began Monday attracted throngs
of visitor's and shoppers.
Rev. Henry Thomas, rector, will
conduct services Friday afternoon at
5 o'clock and on Sunday at 1130 a. m.
and 5 p.m. at the Episcopal Church.
Messrs. J. L. Young of Aiken and
Clarence Barkedale of Clifton were In
town this week.
Mr. It. II. Young has ro'.urned from
a stay at Mountvllle.
Messrs. Herbert and Clarence Aber
oromble were in town Monday from
Youngs. They go to WofTord ol the
Mr. W. W, Bali camo up from Co
lumbia Saturday to spend a few days
with his mother. He goes to Ashevllle
today to join his family who have been
spending the summer there.
Mr. Hulherford Farley of Sparen
burg Is In the city .
Bonnett Beeks of Brewerton has ac
cepted a salesman's position with Kon
Allan Barksdale, son of Mr. Downs
Barksdale, Is with the ?en-Dolla Phar
C. D. Bardsdale of tho bureau of
commerce, labor and Immigration, Co
lumbia, spent Sunday in the city with
J. E. Johnson, It. F. D. can lor, Lan
ford No. 1 was in town Saturday.
Eugene Hollingsworth of Gross Hill
was in the city Saturday.
Miss Gussio Miller of Ninety Six ia
hare to spend the fall and winter with
her grand-mother, Mrs. Virginia
M L Nash visited at Fountain Inn
and Greenville several days lart wrek.
It'presentative-elect R. Dunk Moyd
w. s in town Saturday from Alma
Capt. Joseph B, Humbert, one of the
most prominent and successful farmers
in Laureng County was in the city
Wednesday from Prlnoeton. L'u called
at The Advertiser office to see the
Miss Pfrrln Robert*, after a very
pleasant visit to Mrs. S. J> ftaxcu has
returned to Charleston.
Mis* Emmie Allio Kichelocrger has
been clouted principal of the Switzer
land High School of Switzerland,
MUs Emily Simmon-, of C harleaton,
and Mis? Mattie Kern spent last week
with Dr. C. A. Faxon and family at
Rov. N. J. Holmes, assisted by
Messrs. Ray Anderdon and Luthor
Graham, conducted a Serien of revival
moctings at Browcrton last week.
Mi.a Laura Barksilalo lias returned
to Holds' Institute.
Mrs. J. I). Watts and son have re
turned from the mountains.
Mrs W. H Ande-son is again in
charge of tho millinery department at
?. B. Simmons & Co She spont a por
tion of the summer at her old home in
West Virginia and just before return
ing to Laurena last wofk she visited
tho Northern markots.
Mr. T. F. Babb was in town Friday
from Habun Creek.
Mrs. John B. Humbert, of Honea
Path, and Miss Emmie I<ou Humbert of
Princeton, have buen tho guests tho
past week of Dr. and Mrs. 13. F. Po8?*y.
Mis Edna Httrdin of ChcBtcr is vis
iting s Nell Bolt.
Nf G. Sullivan and children
hav ncd from Henderjonvillo, N.
D'\ . W. Daniol, president of the
Columbia Foma'e Co?oge was in tho
city a day or so last week.
Mr. B.. F. S!rap:on, of the Gray
Court section, was in the city Satur
They arc Found in Every
Part of Laurcns.
Many clti/.ons of Laurons have good
reason to be thankful for burdens lifted
from aching backs, which they baro
patiently for years. Scores tell about
their experience publicly. Here's a
case of it:
W. M. Starms, employed in the mill,
living on Factory Hill, says: "Doan's
Kidney Pills are a groat modicino and
did me more good than anything else I
ever used. My back was ailing for a
good long epell, and somoiimes It was
so bad that I was ontirely laid up. I
could scarcely got my clothes on, my
back was so weak and the kidney se
cretions woro ail out of shape, looked
liko blood and on standing looked put
like liver. The two frequont action
was greatly annoying especially at
n'ght when my rost was greatly dis
turbed. Among all the things I t-icd
no'hing did mo any goo I. I Raw an ?d -
vert;8pment about Doan's Kidney 1*1 II?
and went to the Pa'mctto Drug Oo.'a
store and got a box. They aie the bnst
medicine I ever tiled und did me good
the first night I mod them. Rlnco tak
ln? the I'M" my backanhn left me, tho
kidney secretions are all right and do
not disturb me at all. They are a good
remedy and I will give thorn a good
word to anyone who asks me."
For salo by a'l dealers. Prico f>0 eta.
Foster-Mi Iburn Co., Huffalo, N. Y?
sole ?genta for the United Statos.
R.member the name?Doan's?and
take no other.
DEATH OK SISTERS.
Mrs. (Jray and Mrs. Fuller, Daughters
?f Col. W liar ton.
Within the brief period of four days,
two devoted young husbands, Mr. I/.zy
W. G.ay of WoodruIT ar.d Mr. Clyde
C. Fuller of White Store Springs, have
been bereft of their wives who were
ssters. Mrs. Mamie Sue Gray and
Mrs Leonido FilUer, daughters of Col.
and Mrs. John 11. Whorton of Water
In this doubly snd allliction the heart
of everybody in Laurens goos <>ut in
profound sympathy fur the bereaved
Mrs. Gray died Thursday evening
at her home at Woodruff and was laid
to rest on the following day in the
Woodruff cemetery. She is survived
by her husband and little daughter,
who is about 11 months old.
Tho death of Mis Fuller occurred
Monday afternoon at tho homo of her
undo, Mr. J. T. Morris, in Spartan
burg, having beou removed to tho city
from White Stone Springs several days
ugo for special treatment. I lor ro
mrins wero taken to Waterloo yester
day afternoon wl ore the furoral and
interment took place, at throe o'clock.
Roth of theso young women whoso
departure was shocking news to every
one, were ladies possessing all tho lino
characteristics of refined and cultured
womanho d. I lot h were graduatos of
tho Greenvillo Foma'o College
were well known throughout the Stato.
"COMI; AND OBT YOUR MONEY."
Liberal Way in Which l.a.Mrcns Drug
Co. Sell Mi-o-nn, Nature's
Cure for Dyspepsia.
"If Mi-o na fails to ouro vo i of dys
pepsia, comn back to our store and got
your money" is tho broad and liberal
way In which Tho Laurent Drug Co.,
are selling Mi-o-na nature's cure for
It Is seldom Ind'od th >t any ono
avails themselves of thi-) Offer, proving
conclusively tho almost in variable good
results that follow tho use of this
scientlllc treatment for s>torn ich trou
A fit) conts box of Mi-o nu contains
two weoks troatmont and honclit will
be seen from almost the lirst dose. Tho
guarantoo means that If Mi-o-na does
not give comnloto satisfaction the full
price paid will be refunded whon tho
empty boxos are returned, and covers
two box* s.
There is no other medicine that will
comp.iro with Mi-o-na for relieving
stomach trouble Pain and discomfort
attempting, dizziness, snooks before the
eyoH, gas and formcitation, in fact, all
forms of indigestion aro qiliokly re
lieved and permanently cured by Mi-o
na. it increases tho vlta'ity, soothes
and heals any lnieru.il Inflammation
and glvos tune and strength to tho
Roi>ln tlie uso of Mi-o-na today and
set bow easily and quickly Stomaoh
troubles may be cuVed, if tho right
remedy is used.
The friends and rolatlvos In this
county of Mr. John 1>. .Sheldon of Fair
PJfty, Oconoe ounty, will bo pleas d
to knoa that ho has been elcalod to
the legi da1 ii re from that county.
A CONTINUAL STRAIN.
Many men and woman are constantly
subjected 10 what they commonly torm
"a continual strain" because of forae
financial or family trouble It wears
and distresses thorn both mentally and
phys'call.v, uffecting their nerves bad
ly and bringing on li\or and kidney
ailments, with the attendant evils of
constipation, lofs of appoiite, sleepless
iu'.-s. low vitality aud despondency
They oannot, nsalulo, got rid of this
"continual strain," but they cm remo
dy its health destroying olTccts by tak
ing frequent doses of Green's August
Flower. It tones up the liver, stimu
lates tho kidneys, insures hoilthy bod
ily functions, gives vim and spirit to
one's whole being, and eventually dis
pels the physical or mental distross
rau8?d by that "con'lnual strain."
Trial bottle of Auguit Flower, 25c; reg
ular size, 76o. At all druggists.
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Tribute of Respect.
'The following resolutions of respect
were formulated by a Committeo ap
pointed at a recent meeting of tho
Hector Fire Company:
Whereas, Almighty God, in His
Wise Providence has seen best to re
move from us our faithful comrade
Mr. Willie Park Richardson. There
let. That wo bow In submission to
tho Divine Will.
2nd. That wo express our apprecia
tion of the faithful and heroic sorvico
rendered by Mr, Richardson, whilo a
member of our T ire Company.
Oscar W. Rabb,
O. II. Roper,
THREE JURORS CURED.
Of Ohoiera Morbus With One Small
Rottle of ,Chamborlaiu's Colic,
Ohelera and Diarrhoea Rem
(i. W. Fowler of Illghtower, Ala.,
relates an oxperienco ho had while
sorving on a petit jury In a murder case
at Edwardsvllle, county seat of Clo
bourne county, Alabama. Ho says:
Whilo thoro I a'.o some fresh moat and
it gavo me cholera morbus in a very
severe form. I was never moto sick in
my lifo and sont to the drug store for a
cortaln cholera mixture, but tho drug
gist sent mo a bottlo of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
Ins'oad, saying that ho had what 1 sent
for, but that tins medicine was so m ich
bottor bo would rather send it to me in
the tix I was in. I took ono doso of it
and was better in live minutes. The
socond doso cured mo cntiroly. Two
fol'ow jurors wore aflllctod in tho saino
manner and ono small bottle cured tho
three of us. For sale by the Laurcns
Drug Co. anil Dr. 15. F, Posry.
On Saturday, September 17, next, at
11 o'clock, a. m., contract will be let to
lowo-t bidder, for building a bridge on
Lick crock, between Albott QarllngtOQ
plaoe and Glenn Fuller's?contractor t<>
give satisfactory bond, Right, roserv ed
to rej. e,t any or all bids .
H. b. HUMBERT,
Supervisor Laurcns County.
?'TEETHtNA" ai its name implies,
Is used by every mother wise,
To stay convulsions that come on
\\ hon teothlng timo begins to dawn.
For Nausea, Vomiting and tbe weak,
k-ritahlo Stomach of children; nothing
equal Dr. Moffett'a "TEErniNa*
(Toothing Powders), It Aids Digestion
and Ungulates tho Rowels.
DYSPEPSIA CURED FREE!
Wanted! 100 Genuine Cases of Chronic Dyspepsia,
Who will each receive, free of Charge, a regular bottle of
the S. GROVKR 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, tones 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 subsistance, become debilitated. Good di
gestion is essential to health, proper assimilation of nourislyuent
means pure, rich blood, strong nerves, sound sleep and makes ltfc .
worth living. The most chronic case of stomach disorder is inline)'
diately corrected by our remedy. \^
Write for lecture on Dyspepsia, free, S. (hover 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 OK CHARGE, 100 of the regular bottles to genuine cases.
Cut out this advertisement and present at the druggists mentioned
LAU RENS DRUG CO.
LAU RENS, S. C.
THE CLYDE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
Charleston, S. C, and
New York and Boston, Mass.
The Favorite Route
Between the South and North.
Only Arj, Watkr Link Without Chanok.
Three or more sailings weekly in either direction.
Every convenience know.i to modern ocean travel. Un
surpassed aeeo ntn );1 ilions fur lirst-elass and steerage
passengers. Close connections with all railroads and steam
boat linen out ot Mo .v York. M jst accessible and con
venient rju'.o for travelers to ill New E'lgland, Northern
and interior points.
THEO. G. EG ER, G. M.
Wm. P. Clyds & CO., Gjn'l Agts. toStito St., New York
K. M. InONMOMOBR, Jr., A. G. P. A , Jacksonville, Khi
M. B HuTciitN*ON, D F. & 1*. A. Charleston, S. C.
(1KI2I:NVII.I.I>. 9. C.
EDWIN McNIill. POT12AT,
Cour ses leading to tho degrees of Bachelor of Arts (H. A ) and Master of
Arts (M A.)
Library, Reading Room, Laboratories. Largo and Com for table Dormitories.
Hxpen-es n dUOed to a Minimum.
Next session b gins Sept. 14. For rooms apply fo Prof. H. T. (Jook. For
Cata'ogue or information, address, The. Seorotarv of tho Faculty.
, WE are looking .mm*
for your orders
COLUMBIA LUMBER & MFC. CO. I