Before You Buy or Sell
any Kind of
Real Estate, or Business,
Write us your wants.
J. Y. Garlington & Co.,
Laurens , S. C.
Ahh KINDS OF
Palmetto Drug Co.
Get them while stock is
LAURBNS, S O.. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5. 1904.
?MET AT LANFORD.
All the Oilleers were Again
NEW CHURCH ADDED.
Lanford Entertained the Association
Most Admirably?Meets Next
Year at Mt. Olive.
The eighth annual meeting of the
Laurens Baptist Association was held
with the Baptist churoh ntLmford last
Tuesday nrd was in session through |
"Wednesday and Thursday. Tho asso
ciation will meet next year at tho same
time with Mt. Olive and the introduc
tory sermon will be preached by Rov.
I. E. McDavld, alternate, Rev. T. C.
The introductory sermon was preached
by Rev. J. O. Martin at 11 o'el< ck
Tuesday morning, taking as his text
the 11th verso, 21st chapter of Islah.
Then followed the organization ofI
the body, all tho old ollloers being re- f
elooted as follows: Rev. J. D. Pit:s,
moderator; Rev. J. B. Parrott and Mr.
B. L. Henderson, secretaries: Mr. O.
H. Roper, treasurer.
Reports from the 27 churches of tho
association were given by tho chructies,
all of which showed a steady growth
and a very encouraging condition of
the churches as a whole. Cot-.uiitt.ee
on Sunday school work submitted a re
port which was adopted ufter being
spoken to by Rev. J. B. Partottand
The Watts Mill Baptist Church
whioh was organized about two months
ago, was admitted to the Association,
thus increasing the number to twenty
eight In the county.
Tuesday night, Rev. Joel I. Allen,
financial agent of Furman University,
where* KoN? most excellent sermon,
any time. 'edlnga Wednesday morn
?^ye -o opened with devotional exer
Cioos led by Rev. J. T. Taylor. Regular
order of business followed, reports on
foreign and State Missions being made
by the chairmen of these committeeo.
These reports were spoken to by Dr.
T. M. Bailey of Greenville and R v. O.
T. Scaife of Woodruff. The report on
eolportage was also submitted and
adopted, after being spoken to by Rev
J. T. Taylor, tho colportuor, and Dr.
Bailey. On motion It was decided to
continue this work and tho money for
this purpose was immediately raised.
Rev. Mr. Taylor was again offered the
work and he accepted It.
The time having arrived for the
morning sermon, Rev. D. II. Owings
delivered a strong discourse on mis
sionary work and its possibilities. At
the same hour Dr. W. J. Langston of
Greenville preached to a largo audi
? ence at the MethoHst chui %h.
In the afternoon Chairman A. H.
Martin, of the committeo on te mper
ance, presented his report, which pro
voked considerable discussiou and the
adoption of a resolution asking tbe
Laurens delegation to the leglsl iture
to secure if possible the passage of tho
original Brice Bill. Those partlcipat
, hg in this discussion were Rev. J. B.
;Grerrott 0f Clinton, Rev. Vernon I'An
*i#0D?rtanburg, Mr. A. H. Martin and
?1? W. J. L?ngsten of G reeuville.
4ttMiTednosday night Dr. E. M. Poleat,
jfcmsldent of Furman University, de
*2orhted and electrified the Association!
Ajifith a powerful sermon based on the |
5$a?rlptural text as found in First Co
ffiotnthians, 12 chapter, 27th verse.
f-cThe devotional exercises Thursday1
rmornlng were conducted by the Rov.
i T. C. Jacks. Rr ports on the orphan
age, education and woman's work were |
submitted. Those indicated a very en
couraging condition of the work.
Interesting talks were made on thiso|
subjects by Dr. Poteat, Dr. Langston,
Rev. Mr. Parrott, Rev. Jool I. Allen
and Prof. J. A. Madden. Miscellan
eous matters engaged the Association
until time for final adjournment at 1
Cross Hill Personal Mention.
Cross Hill,, Oct. 4.?Misses Annie
Cook and Carrio Goodman spent Sun
day in Mountvillo and attended preach-]
lng at the Univorsalist Church.
Miss Sara Books left Wednesday for
Wares 8hoals, where sho will visit her
aunt, Mrs. John W. Becks.
Gus Pinson of Calhoun Falls paid a |
visit to his parents, Friday.
W. B. Noff/. loft Friday for Charles
ton, where he will pursue his studies in
the Medical College.
Miss Blanche Fuller, Miss Annie
Rudd and John Turner attended tho
Baptist Association at Lanfords, Tues
day and Wednesday,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. 11 it t and children
returned this week from Virgina,
where Mr. Hitt has been engaged In
James Allen Coleman of Clinton
spent Sunday with his parents, Mr,
and Mrs. Henry Coleman.
Mrs. Casper Chandler and children
from near Clinton aro spending the
week with hor mother, Mrs. Mary Aus
Mrs. Jane Austin is spending awhile
rlth Mrs. William Coats.
Mrs. J. Dunham Wltherspoon Is
spending awhllo with her relatives at
3ea?i tho lh9 Kind You Havfl Always Brmgfft
.^lh9 Kind You Have Always
THE .UILLINEHY OPENINGS.
Last Thursday was a Notable Ereut at
the Storos or Davis, Uoper & Co.
O. II. Slmmous Co., nud
Tho 11 lib.
ibivis, Roper & Co.'s
Gr?md Fall Opening of Millinery,
Dross Goods, Notions, etc., Sopteniber
29th was a big success. Hundreds of
ladies visited their store and expressed
themselves as boing delighted with
tho beautiful Display. The hats shown
in their Millinery Department
would do credit to auy city ? tho
sty'os all being good and a great
variety of shapes. One of the newest
shown was tho Di Vernon in bhio, made
of panne velvet, trimming, bird of
Paradise. The most boautlful and the
handsomest hat that attracted our at
tention was in black, also qulto a pro.
fusion of brown and Crocquo De Koche
being one of the most popular combina
tions this season. Their store was not
only filled with delighted customers,
but there never haB been seen such
a stock in Laurcne.
O. It. Simmons Co.
Probably tho most attractive display
of Mlllluory, Dress Goods, Silks and
Wraps that was ever witnossed in Lau
ren s was shown by O. B. Simmons &
Co. at their Opening Fall Display last
week. Their large store room, from
their olcgaut show windows to the rear
end, was an array of ladies wear so at
tractively arranged that the hundreds
of ladies who went to see it were
completely charmed and 01 all hands
could be heard the most extravagant
exclamation i in praise of the showing
this old and reliable firm made at their
Fall Show, and from what we saw, we
feel that the Show was not all, for
their courteous sales force was very
bu<y, cutt'ng oil" goods and boxing bats
and packages which could be seen go
ing out. A noticeablo thing was
that nn unusually largo number of la
dies from the county attended tho Dis
play and numbers of buggies and car
riages wore seen during tho day load
ing with bundles of merchandise,
bought from this firm.
Mrs. Nelson seemed to have collected
the m.ist exquisite creations in millin
ery, dre?s goods and accessories from
the cream of the Northern markols
and placed them on exhibition. Tho
daintiest, mos*, styish productions in
milhnary, In all the leading shades
and shepes, called forth unqualified
praise and tl.o gratfiying sales stamped
the approval of tho admiring and ap
p. eolative public. The beautiful dis
play in the silk and woolen dress goods
departments is worthy of a more lengthy
descript'on. Tho exhibition of their
stylish f ill wraps is worthy of special
QUA UTEKEY S T?TEMENT
Of The People's Loan and Exchange
Hank, of Laiming, S. C, at Close of
Business, Sept. SOU:, 1?04.
Published In Conformity
With act of tlu General
1it. and Discounts,
Stocks nnd Bonds,
Due from Banks,
Henl Estate, P. and V.
Expenses nnd Taxci. paid,
Casli on hand
STATE of SOUTH CAROLINA, County of
Laurcns.--Personally appeared l>efore mo, J. VV.
Todd, who l>cinf? sworn, says: That ho is Cashier
of the at>ovo named hank and that tho forcKoinfr
statement is true to the best of his knowledtro nnd
belief. J. W. TODD.
Sworn to and rubsoril>ed before me this the
third day of Octo'icr, 1901. C. W. tune.
J. o. C. FLEMING.
J. II. TRAYNHAM,
W. A. WAITS._
State of South Carolina
COUNTY OF LAURENS
Whereas, Landon U Reeder made
suit to me, to irrant him Letters of Ad
ministration of the 10-itate.of and offsets
of the said John C. Reeder, deceased,
that they be and appear before me, in
the Court of Probate, to bo held at
Laurens U. ff., S. ()., on tho 20th day
of Otober, 1904, noxt, after public itlon
therr.os, at 11 o'clock in tha foror.oon,
to >how cause, if any they bavo, why
tho said administration should not be
Giv^-n under my hand, this 3rd day of
Octob r, 1901.
O. G. THOMPSON,
,T P I. C
October 3, 1904?2t
For vSai.k?.Store house oc
cupied by R. P. Milam & Co.
M. Iy. Copelaud.
For Salk?A good farm situated on
the Greenville and Lmirens railroad.
Apply to J* L. Power,
Rapley, S. C.
Don't Fail to See
Price 35c, 50c, 75c, $1.00
We throw our doors open to the buying public and
extend a cordial invitation to all to visit this BIG
STORE and see the largest stock===the greatest
values?to be found in the Piedmont Belt, con
sisting of everything to wear for everybody
We have Clothing, Hats, Shoes, Trunks, Valises, Dry Goods, Dress
Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc., all at prices that cannot be beat, and
we know that, buying in such quantities, we have them right, and
you will know it too if you will buy of us a few times and find
out how much better values we give you for same money that you
pay for the shoddy kind. Don't be fooled with wordy arguments
and something that appears cheaper in price, but come direct to
Laurens' GREATEST Store and get posted, and save yourselves
wgrry and regrets
What She Said
One of the most refined ladies in Laurens,
whose taste and good judgment is univer
sally admitted, .said: "This store seems to
be filled with richer and more beautiful
goods than any previous season," Without
being any other than modest about our
selves, we believe our selections justify her
remarks. Don't you want to be one of the
pleased kind? If so, visit tnis store.
What He Said
A gentlemad was in our store the other day
and said that we ought to sell all the men,
women and children in I/iureus County;
that he had quit going anywhere else for
anything in our line; that all he bought of
us was as represented and always got value
for his money. This will be your state
ment if you will compare values.
r~ in r^ ?r
Great Values in Dry Goods.
50 pes Androscoggin Bleaching, while
25 pes Calico, while it lasts
26-inch Sea Island, regular 7 cents value,
to go at.
Extra Heavy light colored Outing, regular
price 10c, our price long as they last
All-wool Red Flannel, special value.'
Beautiful line of Wool Waisting, can't ^> GJ^r
be matched at the price.
Extra heavy twenty-seven-inch Checked zLf,
Homespun, only. \JV*
We sell the regular 35c Jeans, all-wool
filling?you can't match it .
If you want a Jacket this season, we
are the people that can please
you. We have the greatest line
of values in Ladies' and Misses'
Jackets ever brought to this mar
ket. Prices from $2 up to $15.
Our sterling value Jacket is a c aa
beauty, at . Om\J%J
If you see our Broadcloth in black and
all the popular colors, you will see
the best on the market at .
Ask to see our $1.00 36-inch Taffeta
Silk. You can't match it for less
We have the best Skirt you over saw,
Genuine Dickey Kerseys in gray, brown,
mixed colors ? the best wearing
goods made for the farm, at .
Don't you lind it hard to get the kind
of Hose that you want for your
children? We have them- the
kind that will wear. Ask for the
Black Cat, and you will get what
you have been looking for
When you think of buying a black skirt
or dress, think o| us we have a
great assortment, prices 10c to
What about your winter hat? We can
olease you and our prices are right.
We can make as cheap a hat as you
want, or as fine. Our styles are
absolutely correct and our prices
What is the use waiting for cold weather before buying your Fall Suit? We have
the nobbiest and best tailored suits that can be had for the price. The best dressed
men are wearing our hand tailored suits. All the newest patterns, $12.50 to $25.
Our men's suits for $3.50 to $10 cannot be matched for the price. Call quick and
get the pick. Hats and Shoes! You can't miss it by coming here=~you get the
right thing at the right price.
We solicit your trade in every department because we know that you cannot
do better, and in many instances we have had our customers to say to us that
they never bought as good values anywhere else as they get from us.
Your money back if
All is not true,
Davis, Roper & Co.
FAIR TO BE HELD.
Work for This Fall Event Well Under
The Chrysanthemum Fair is bound
to bo a great success. The committee
in chargo of certain features have se
cured a most creditable premium and
contribution list, which is given in
Tho Fair will be held in the room
over the Palmetto Drug Co., same
place as last year and dinner and sup
por will be served both days at popu
This Feir is to bo given under the
munagomon of special committees
from tho Methodist and Presbyterian
Churches and every cent that is rea
lized on the affair will go to these
Churches. Every lady in the county Is
invited to compete for the various
premiums. Of course It is und-, rstood
that all exhib?s aro donated to the
Fair. You should begin at once to pre
pare somothlug to placo on exhibi
tion, Announcements of other fea
tures of tho Fair and tho dates on
which it will bo held will be mado
PRIZES for chrysanthemums.
1st: "Thi Hunter and His Friends,"
a picco of statuary, given by Wilkes
Bros, for tho best single ilowor in a
collection of chrysanthemums.
2nd: Nickle plated baker aod serving
dish for best collection of chrysanthe
mums from one per?on.
3rd: Piece of statuary for the largest
Dumber of fine flowers grown on one
PRESERVES AND JB1.LY.
\V. L. Boyd, line pair scissors?
' The Hub", Ready-to-wear Hat?
Flaming Bros., sterling silver spoons
W. G. Wilson, Lady's umbrella?
Davis, Roper A Co., Lady's hat
J. O. C. Fleming, fcl.00 in money?
11. Terry, Nico Picture?Sour Picklo.
R, V Willis, Ono Rug?Chow-chow
Caudy Kitchen. Four quart rolled
copper, nickle plated colleo pot?Peach
VV. L. Gray, China Salad Bowl?
Ciiorry Sweet Picklo.
T. N. Barksdale, Jardlnier,?Tomato
O. B. Simmons, Handsome Collar?
Danison Sw< ot Piokle.
R P. Mi lam & Co., China Salad
Laurena Hardware Co., Cake Plato?
Dlxio Clothing aod Shoe Store, pair
Shoos for child ten yearj or under?
Canned Cher; ies.
R, K. Copcland. Talr Lady's Shoos,
worth $3.0.)?Best Sof.i Pillow.
Owin;rs it Owing?, Ten po'.nda lard?
Ono bushel sweet potatoes.
Moseloy & Roland, Fine Razor.?
One-ha f bushel Irish potatoes.
Simon Diamond, Gents Umbrella?
One-half bushel turnips.
B. F. Posey, Writing Paper?Best
Rod iron Kackot, One trunk? One
half pound dried peaches.
Kennedy Bros., Four pound.) flue oof
fee- One-half pound dried app'es.
CAKE, DREAD AND BUTTER.
Brooks & Jones, Universal Bread
Maker?Ono pound best home butter.
Lourens Drug Co., Ilandsomo Pic
turi Best old fashioned pound cakt.
Chrysanthemum Fair Association,
'?The Bride's" Doll?Best layer oake
mado bj girl under fourteen years.
Palmetto Drug Co., Latest Book?
Best homo raised light, breath
Fuller, Darlington Co., Todd, Simp
BOii & Co., Olai'j & Adams aro solicit
ing wholesale houses for contributions
for tho benefit of the Chrysanthemum
Fa I r
J. M. Phil pot will contribute articles
from the firms of H. J. llolnz & Co.,
Swift's Packing Co , Amour, National
Biscuit Co., Ringham & Co., Carhurt.
J. Bonnott contributes eolfeo from
Ino Chase A Sanborn Coffeo House uf
Tho Cotton Market.
The sales of cotton on tho local
market to-day (Tuesday) were rather
light The proposition to sell for less
lll?\u 10 cents seems out of favor with
t In* faniiOi s. Tho prevailing prlco was
!i d-8 but some fancy cottons BO'd as
high as 9 70. Tho market closed tnis
evening some stronger.
"It was almost a miracle. Burdock's
Blood Bitters cured me of a terrible
breaking out all ovor tho body. 1 am
very grateful." Misa Julia Fllbrldge.
West Cornwoll, Con.
Drath of John C Reeder.
This highly retpooted citizen dbd at
i.is homo three nuios South-west of
Cross llil, September 2?th, after an
illnoss of toveral weeks. Ho was 4(1
years old and is survived by his mother
and several brothers and sifters.
Monarch ovor pain. Burns, cuts,
sprain?, Stiugs. Instant rollof. Dr.
Thomas' Electric Oil. At any drug
When you think of buying a lady's
lino Shoe, buy nothing buy Klegler
Bros, and y< u will got tho best, mado
fn tho United states.
Davis, Roper & C?.
How is this for abargalu? Decorated
Dinner Set containing 102 pieces for
S, M. & E. II. Wllkos& Co.
Wo h.ivo got tho beBt lino of ladies'
llsnd Sachets in Lauions and >ur
prices are right. Come to sec U*?
Payis, Roper A Co.
A WHITE MAN
John Morrison Hanged
aod Shot for Murder.
HAD KILLED FOUR MEN
Ills Last Victim Was a rrominent
Young Man of Lancaster County?
quick Work of Mob.
John Morrison, a white man, was
lynchod by a party of white men at
Korshaw, in Lancaster county, last Sat
urday night, within four hours after
ho had kiiied uuuther white man
namod Will Floyd.
Morrison, who is represented to have
boon a low and degraded type of hu
manity, was acquitted ut a recent term
of Court for killing a negro, and it is
said ho had murdered two men pre
vious to this.
Tho killing of Floyd occurred about
<3 o'clock Saturday afternoon on the
main street of Kershaw. The men met
ar.J Morrison asked Floyd for the l#oan*
of ten cents. Floyd said be had no
change, whereupon Morrison drew his
pistol and shot Floyd dead on the opot.
It is said ashl>- victim lay at his feet,
Morrison reviled and cursed the dying
man. Morrison said he did not need
tho money, simply asked for it to got a
chance to kill an enemy. Witnesses
say that Floyd was unarmed and with
both hands raised above his head he
bogged Morrison not to shoot him.
Aftr tho shooting Morrison at
tempted to escape, but was captured
by a gentleman who had witnessed his
The murderer was turned over to
the oflicers, who immediately locked
h in ii. the guard house.
News of the man's cowardly deed
spread and in a short time the town
w s full of citizen* from the surround
Officers of the law, realizing that a
lynching was imminent, acquainted
tho Governor of tho situation. Tho
mob, however, had laid (heir plans
well and before tho Executive or any
one else could do anything, the town
llirhts were put out, the extra force of
policemen went olY duty, the regular
policeman was overpowered, Morrison,
the murderer, was dragged from the
guard house and carried a mile from
the village, where ho was hanged to a
t; eo by the use of a pair of buggy lines.
After hanging him, several shots were
fired iulo the body. Sheriff Hunter
and a company of militia hurried to
the scene, but they were just a little
Governor Uoyward did all he could
to prevent the lynching and he had the
co-operation of the ofhoers of tho law.
Morrison's wife appealed to the
Governor to save her husband, but he
Laurens County Medical Society.
A regular meeting of tho Liurens
County Medloil Society was hold last
Monday. The following mombers
wero present: Dra. Dial, Poole, Mose
ley, Teaguo, Ferguson, Christopher
Dr. Dial stated that the object of tho
meeting was to call a regular meeting
Ith Monday in November and then to
re-organize, elect oflicers and arrange
for the annual meetings to bo in No*
vember each year, instead of early
spring as heretofore. This to be thor
oughly di> cussed at next meeting.
Dr. D'.al explained the importance of
local jooieties, tho Interchange of
ideao, tho social intercourse, the ad
vantages to the members as well as the
goneral public He urged a good attend
anca at the next meeting and hoped
each member would look about and
bt.'ng in some friends as a number of
young physicians hat located In the
county. Atddo from tho real good the
Do? lor showed wherein it is becoming
compulsory, sii.co the American Medi
cal Association and State Societies
generally were requiring the local or
Physicians with interesting clinical
ma'erial aro asked to bring such to
This being tho only meeting since
the death of Dr. T. E. Todd, the Presi
dent appointed tho following commit
tee to draft suitablo resolutions: Drs.
Dial, Toague. These resolutions to bo
printed in Tuto ADVERTISER, a copy to
be sent to his family and tho same be
spread upon the minutes of tho So
Too treasury was roported in fine
slutpo and at the Novombor meeting
some steps may bo taken towards an
i-ntortainment in Docembor.
K. B. QUQBESi
Ooly ono remedy in tho world that
will at onco stop itchlnois of the skin
In any part of the body. Doan's Oint
ment. At any drug store, 50 cents.
(ientloinenof the Jury.
'1 ho lollowing is the list of petit jur
ors drawn lor the imd week of Court of
Common Pleas for this county which
convenes Oetobor 24th:
SuHlvan township: A O Philips, John
II Ballentlne Jr, W D Sullivan Jr
Waterloo township: W L Cooper. W
W Campbell, D E Ballontine, G W
Dial township: F D Polt, W F Put
man, D D Harris. O P Kopp, H S Wal
lace, J Warron Belt, K LGray, V A
White E M Marler, S F Tumbling.
Young township; W II Drummnnd.
W c< Hendoroon, J A P Burdett.
Jack? towuship: P II Copoland, J I
Hunter township: J T Robertson, A
B Galloway, K W Ferguson, J L. Craw
ford, A E Sponoor.
SoufTletOWn township: J h Cralg, L P
B.uUoiy, W J Fleming
Laurens township: W P Sullivan, O
(' (lunnlngharo, J u OwinRs.
Cross Hill township: U A Austin, J
H ( oloman, C V Hipp.
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