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LAURBNS, S O.. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 26. 1904.
IHR. PUDEN SUFFERS
SECOND FIRE LOSS.
New Residence and all Ont-Buildlngs
Were Destroyed Last Saturday?
J. Tins. Peden of Gray Court baa
again suffered a bt-avy loss by Are. As
will be recalled Mr. Peden had his
residence and practlcal'y everything
*') in it btiinid early In the summer.
He had just about completed a new
heme at the coat of $1,500. Tin to
gether, with all hts out-buildings, weio
swept away last Saturday afternoon,
entailing a loss of 92,500. He had
91,000 ineuranee on his residenco.
The fire started in the barn and was
caused by sparks from tho engine, being
used to run a shredder. At the time
the wind was blowing a gale almost
and the flames spread with frightful
rapidity, sweeping everything in their
In bis second misfortune, as in the
first, Mr. Peden has the sympathy of
his friends everywhere.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Copeland nnd Chil
dren Met at Old Home.
Last Saturday Mr. and Mrs.
John H. Copeland and their chil
dren met at the old home near
Hurricane and enjoyed a
happy reunion of the family.
Mr. David Copeland lives at the
old homestead. The rest of the
children, all of whom were pres
ent, are Mrs. J. Lee Langslon, of
this city; Mrs. J. B. Hollings
worth, of Union; Mrs. Butler
Johnson, of Whitmire, and Messrs.
James and George Copeland, of
]3Mr? J? Martin and daughter,
Miss Donia Martin, of Mt. Galla
gher, were in town yesterday.
J. R. Hellam, of Dials, was in
the city yesterday.
Cresswell Fleming spent Sun
day at Greenwood.
Among those who left yester
day for the State Fair were J. H.
Davis, M. A. Knight, J. S. Ben
nett, B. B. Hill, S. D. Childress,
and Col. R. N. Cunningham, of
Miss Josephine Minter attended
the Moore-Craig wedding at
Moores last night.
Messrs. J. D. W. Watts, Col. J
H. Wharton and John M. Wood
are among those who have ex
hibits at the State Fair this week
W. C. Cothran, Esq., o?
Greenville, was in the city Mon
day attending Common Pleas
Mrs. Mary W. Carter, of
Princeton, was in the city Mon
day on her way to Woodruff to
Miss Mary Todd is visiting the
Miller Curry, of Dials, was in
The first attraction of the sea
son under the management of
the Laurens Lyceum will be Fri
day night, Nov. 4. Tickets on
sale at Fleming Bros.
John T. Abney, former super
intendeut of the Laurens Cotton
Mill, was in the city Monday and
Tuesday from Columbus, Ga.
Common Pleas Court.
The fall term of Common
Pleas Court was called Monday.
One jury case was heard. This
was a suit for damages against
the Western Union Telegraph
Company by J. S. Machen. The
suit was brought because of the
failure of the defendant company
to deliver to the plaintiff a cer
tain telegram conveying the news
of his father's death. A verdict
for $225 was given by the jury.
Tuesday morning the court ad
journed sine die, the jurors hav
ing been discharged Monday
It is understood that a special
term of the civil court will be
held in November.
MiiM Mav Traynham, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Traynham of
Prlnce'on, and Edgar Wilson, son of
Geo. Wilson of Alma were married at
the home of the bride, Sunday, Octo
ber 16th., Rev. G. P. Clarkson. olll
I Want You
J. S. Bennett
VfOUR stationery, always
makes an impression on
those who receive it. Do
you care to make a favor
able impresion? Do you
care to please yourself with
using what is a delight to
the eye, the sense of touch,
and is at the same time an
assurance that your station
ery is the correct thing in
style? We have the finest
stock and greatest variety
A Tacky Party.
Oue of the jolliest parties en
joyed last week was the unique
and very delightful entertainment
given Friday eveuiug by the
In conformity to the sugges
tion of the invitations the guests
attended dressed comically. A
lady and gentleman composed
the committee to award a prize
to the couple appearing in the
most comical costumes, Miss
Blanche Shell and Mr. Erskine
Babb being the winners.
This part of the programme
which proved a feature of sur
passing interest being over, the
guests were served a delightful
three course dinner in charming
The pleasures of the eveuiug
were shared by the following:
Miss Carrie L,ou Dorroh and
Miss Mamie Armstrong and
Miss Mary Peterson aud James
Miss Maggie Barksdale and
G. L. Pitts.
Miss Blanche Shell aud Chas.
Miss Elizabeth Switzer and
Miss Mattie Kern and Frank
Miss Carrie Miller and Brooks
Miss fioulware Entertained.
Tuesday evening last Miss Hat
tie Boulware was hostess at a de
lightful reception in honor of her
guests Miss Marie Bee of Char
leston and Miss Marie Druiumond
of the city. Miss Lynn Smith,
Frank Smith, Lewis Anderson
and Clyde Ray were the other
guests of the evening who par
ticipated in the pleasures of the
The dates as you remember for
this gai;? occasion are Thursday
aud Friday, Nov. 3 aud 4. Hot
dinner and supper will be served
both days. Doors will be open
at 10 a. m. each day. All con
tributions intended for premiums
should be sent in Thursday morn
ing, Nov. 3.
In the vicinity of the Knob
Saturday uight Rufe Childless
was shot by Porter Irby as the
result of a dispute over a crap
game. Childress was shot in the
leg and it may be necessary to
Gambling among the negroes
is said lo be on the increase. By
the next term of court Solicitor
Sease will probably have a num
ber of cases against gamblers lo
A Sutntei' Tragedy.'
After beating his wife unmer
cifully Dr. Van Tclburg Iloff
i an, a prominent physician of
Sumter, committed suicide Mon
day morning- by shooting himself
with a shot-gun. fie was a Cath
olic, his wife a Methodist, and
they had frequent quarrels as to
religious views. Monday Dr.
Hoffman, after quarreling with
his wife, seized her by the
throat and choked and beat her
head against the wall. She
managed to get away from him
and fled to a neighbor's house.
In a few moments a gun-shot
report was heard in the Hoff
man home. He had shot his
head almost off.
-mn itji mm
At the Fair,
One of the special exhibits this
week at the State Fair is a col
lection or full line of the line
furniture manufactured by the
Laurens Furniture Manufactur
ing Co. Dr. H. K. Aiken, presi
dent, is attending the fair and
looking after his fine exhibits.
The revival meeting at the
Second Baptist Church, which
has been in progross for the last
ten days, continues. Rev. J. T.
Taylor, of Wares Shoals, is
assisting Rev. Mr. Martin and
the the pastor, Rev. Mr, Conip
The Union Meeting of the
First section of the Laureus Asso
ciation will convene with the
Lanford Baptist church Saturday
before the fifth Sunday in Octo
ber at 10 a. in. The following
is the program:
J. Devotional exercises and or
ganization from 10 to 10.30.
II. What are the present perils
of the church and religious life,
and how may they be averted?
?Dr. J. R. Fowler, J. J. Riddle.
III. How can the missionary
spirit be developed??J. Alvin
Martin, T. J. Hughes.
IV. What is a Christian's duty
in relation to the liquor traffic?
?J. H. Power, J. Cloud Martin.
Address to the Sunday school
by Rev. W. I). Hammett.
Missionary sermon by Rev. O.
Iv. Jones; alternate, Rev. J. E.
Let the churches send full del
egations and come to take part in
all the discussions.
W. H. Drummond,
J. C. Daniel, Atlanta, Ga., is
closing out Wall Paper at C3st ?
5c, 6c, 7c, 8c, 9c, ioc etc. per roll.
Write for samples. Show cases
cheap, Safe $20.00, one $35.00,
one $40.00, Desk $9.00, one $16.
When Women Gather
There's Bound to be Talk
of Copeland's Shoes. There
is a reason for it. Some
one of them is pretty sure
to have on a pair of the
swell shoes from that
house. The remarkably
low price at which these
shoes are sold appeals to
the thoughtful wife and
dutiful daughter. Every
shoe guaranteed. Custom
ers' shoes shined free.
44 One Price Store."
SHOES, HATS & MEN'S FURNISHINGS
Mlos Mary Hoyd wrnt to tho Fair
Mrs. 8. W. Vance Is visltl.ig in Co
lumbia this work.
I tobt.. L. Gray of Gr??y Court was In
the city Monday.
1 W. H. Drummond of Lanford spent
Monday night in the city.
Knox Simpson of Clem?OD was at
home a day or so last week.
Miss Josephine Fuller Is at home for
a few days from Winthrop.
J. E. Mlnter was in the oily from
| Sedalia the flrttof the week.
W. Li Ferguson of Atlanta Ins boon
vl.-iting In tbo city the past \v? ok.
II. L. Machen of Honoa Path find
J. H. Machen of Prlneetoa were In the
Marvin Mooro of Klurl !u is spending
a few weeks with his father, Joo
Moore at Ekom,
Jas. M. McT.ces, tho accommodating
Western Union Agent, vis'ted at his
home in Greenwool a few days last
Mra. W. It. White of Greonvlllo is
vl.-ltiog her daughtor, Mrs. .Taints A.
Coreland on West Main 8troet.
Tho Forum is tho Damn of a noat four
p.igo monthly ptpor published by J, T.
and E, H. (.'rows of this city.
Mi9B Mary Simpson attended tho
dt>ubb' Wedding of the Misses Rmi b at
Glenn Springs last week.
Mr. and Mis. W. J. Anderson and
Mr. ai;d Mrs. A. W. Rims of Waterloo
wont down Monday to visit the state
Co\. D. H Wipe and E. B. Wilson of
the (pompirollor General's oftlco have
boon In the c'.ty since Monday making
the Arnual settlement with tho county
audijtor and treasurer,
Ilo/. and Mrs. J. A. Wilson of Dill )ii
spent Saturday and Sunday in tin- olty,
tho guests of DP. und Mrs. T. (1. Tju
eis. Sunday morning at 11 o'clock
Mr. Wilson preached at the First,
Presbyterian church, doiivorin/ a inosi
The colton market during tho paet
week has been dull. Tho price Quot*
uati d between n h i and ? 1-4, On yes*
tordty (Tuesday) the prevailing prieo,
both at Laurens Cotton Mills and in
the olty wa^ ? 7-HI. Tho Now Ycrk
market olojcd up 10 points and tho in
dicat ions are that it will sell for 9 ? 2
or moro to-d?vy.
25 CENT COLUMN.
FOR Kknt? 10 room brick dwelling,
aoro lot, good garden, city water.
Price $12.50 nor month. Possession 1st
Jani'ury, 190f>. Apply to
Mrs. L. N. Boyu.
Notice?We forbid all persons from
hauling, llshiny or otherwise trespass
ing on >ar Hnds. T. J. Hughes,
J. A, Hughes.
Notick?Ail parsons aro hereby
warned not to hunt, lisb, or otherwlso
trespass on my lands. Lnyfayette
Lost?A hound dog named Pat.
Black speckled dog with large, b'ack
*pot on hip und ony on right shouldor.
Wart on right sido. Liberal reward to
Hon. F. P. McGowan left this
morning for the Fair.
Second Victim of Merciless Flames.
Following close upon tho fatal burn
ing of Ihe Smith child, a tragedy of
a like character o-curred Friday eve
ning at tho Laurens cotton Mills,
when little Viola Weathers, daughter
of Thos. Weathers, was to badly
burned that she died Saturday nicht.
She was playing about the stovo In the
kitchen when her olothing caught on
Ore and before aid could bo rendered
ihe was horribly burned. Aged three
The Washington or government
whitewash is made us follows: Take
half n bushel of unslacked lime, Black
It with boiled water, cover during the
process to keep in steam, strain tho
liquid through n fine sieve or strainer
und add to it a hag of salt previously
dissolved in warm water, three pounds
of ground rue boiled to n thin paste
end stirred in while hot, hnlf a pound
of Spanish whiting and one pound of
clean glue, previously dissolved by
Bouking in cold water and then bang
ing over a slow flro In n small pot
hung In n large one and filled wltb
wntor. Add five gallons of hot water
to the mlxturo, stir well and let It
stand ti few days covered from dirt.
It should bo applied hot, for which
[Uirposc it can bo kept in a kettle or
iblo furnace. It is used by the
government to whitewash lighthouses.
A pint of i!ds whitewash mixture, if
properly applied, will cover one square
yard and will ho almost as servlcable
ua paint for wood, brick or stone, and
is much cheaper than the cheapest
Tho Brood Sow.
Many of the hrr-oders would net
think of offering n boar or sow for
breeding purposes unless its mother
was thrco years old nnd its father
more than one year, says n correspond
ent of American Cultivator. They
think also that tho how which has on
ly one Utter o your gets the fat in the
Interval between her farrowing to pro
duce strong and thrifty pigs. They
may do to f.illen when she Is not moro
than two years old, hut after she is
that ago they do not consider them
oven llrst class for thnt, if she has but
one litter a year. We would prof or
that a breeding sow should have two
litters a year, If we had to give away
the fall pigs as soon as sho had wean
ed them, and we would not accept as a
gift a pig from a yearling sow or ono
that had not more than ono llttor n
year If wo wanted one for breeding
For wintering cattle I am a firm be
liever In the silo, Bays u New York
farmer in American Agriculturist. I
don't think there Is anything elso that
yields as much good feed ns corn si
lage. In the morning wo feed each
cow the silage she will eat up clean,
with about two quarts each of bran
nnd corn or oats ground, and a good
feed of hay nt noon. At night tho feed
Is the Kiimo ns in tho morning. Our
cows came out In the spring in line
condition. Wo commence feeding In
the fall as soon as the pastures are
shoi t and keep It up until the grass \?
large enough in the spring so thnt tho
cattle are K.atlsfied with what they get.
Feed Por IIomoN.
Timothy hay Is par excellence tho
horse fend, snys Professor Curt Iss of
tho Iowa experiment station in Breed
er's Gnssetto. This Is the case largely
because of its curing properties and Its
freedom from dust nnd mold. If do
vev liny or alfalfa of prime quality nnd
free from dust and mold can be se
cured it is much more nutritious and
more economical than timothy hay.
Oat straw of good quality may i>< use 1
for horses with excellent results. What
ever the ration used 1 would advlso
grinding Ihe grain nnd feeding it
knlxcd with cut buy moistened.
SIIiik," l?av Dairy f utile.
The feeding of BllngO very mn
teriallj reduces the cost of producing
dah'i products because fewer acres of
land are required to keep a given
ininil er of cows, less work and ex
pense are needed to propnro cows for
i'o< 'in,'.', and last, but by DO menus
Ionsi* cown citn i>e made to produce
much more during the year by having
them fresh i.? the fall and feeding
ill jn In tho winter. (1. p. Goodrich
in American Cuulvnl >r.
Sin en nn?l tho Roll.
: lucn ? ? Iho renovators of the soil.
T:. >y keep down v etuis thai w ould cost
cii deal of I'.nie and money to get
rid of In other ways, The health of
ti' country is much bolter where they
? used us a pari of ihe farm crop.
Woods thai would be nMowed to decay
' which wo all know brings sick
lies.) find dentil to tho human family,
uro readily eaten by lh?ui.-~Fnrtn and
White Holland Turkey*.
10 cnuiiol select a better variety
for all purpoSOS thnn the White Hoi
' land, snys n New York farmer In Amer
ican Agriculturist, They grow to the
I most profit a blo sizes and dress benutl
I fully for market. Their light, pinkish
, thanks add to their apponrnnco, while
! plnieathers show less than in darker
Don't forget or when you want ?11
wool blankets. We have the greatest
values in Laurens. O. B. Simmons Co.
Laurens county for pretty girls;
Red Iron Racket for bargains.
Frosty mornings call for winter un
derwear. Soe Copeland.
John bring me 17 cakes laun
dry soap for 25 cents from Red
Ultra Shoes fit for aQnoon. Now on
sale at J. K. Minter & Bro.
Ilawo's $3.00 hats ere right. Cope
"Papa" buy me a pair of those
good shoes. 97 cents at Red
Now is the time to got your Over
coats whi'o you have a large stock to
eeleut from! Great value at ?5.00 to
.1 E. Minter & Bro.
Tho swelloat lino of neck-wear ever
shown in Laurens at Copeland's.
Hats! Hats!! for everybody.
25, 48, 69, 98 cents to $3.50. Red
Shoee! bhocs!! enough for every
body. Shoes built of solid leather.
See us for Shoes.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
Fancy vests are "it". Copeland's.
Red hot prices on Crockery,
Tin, Glass and Lamps.
Red Iron Racket.
Soe tho now shapes in brown hats.
1 J. E, Minter & Bro.
Have we sold you a Buck's stove
y? t? if not let us show jou our line of
Buck's cooking stoves which are guar
anteed to feivo you satisfaction or your
money will bo cheerfully refunded.
S. M. & E. U. Wllkos cV Co.
Did you ever see this lib Lev
el ing's good coffee for 10 cents.
Red Iron Racket.
The bes'. blanket va'uos ever Bhown
O. B. Simmons Co.
Will you need a healing stove this
time? If so, we will bo glad to show
you our lino and quote you prices at
S. M. & E. Hi Wlikes & Co.
Try us this week for white quilts.
Some line values. O. B. Simmons Co*
For in v artloles In Tin or Agnte
ware go to
S. M. & E. H. Wllkes A Co.
A great lino of table linen, napkins
and towels ac u. 15. Simmons Co.
House and lot corner Sul
livan and Hance streets, M?
H. Fowler residence. Price,
$2,000. Terms easy.
200 Acre tract near Stomp
Spring, Improved, $2,000.00.
116 Acre tract near Cole
Point, Improved, $1,300.00.
3 large tracts in Jacks
Store house at Mountville,
FOR RENT: Mr*. Boyd'a IJrick Dwelling- near
Graded School lot.
For Sale or esit
Store house occupied by R.
P. Milam & Co.
To buy small tract of land
near Ora, well watered and
M. L. Copeland,
STOCKS, BONDS, FIRE INSURANCE.
116 acres at Power's Shop*
47 acres one mile from
40 acres fine bottom land
near Warrior Creek
171 acres one mile from
8 acres at Fountain Inn
suitable for residence
1 lot and building in city
The above can be bought
on reasonable terms.
J. N. LEAK
Real Estate Agent and
Gray Court, S, C