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The manufacturers of Royal
Baking Powder have had 40
years of scientific experience.
Every method of bread-and
cake raising has been exhaus
tively studied in this country and
The result is a perfect prod
uct in Royal Baking Powder.
There is no substitute for it.
The purity and efficiency of
Royal Baking Powder have
been commended by the highest
authorities of the world.
These facts mean two impor
tant things to all housekeepers:
First t that Royal Baking
Powder Is healthful and
makes wholesome food.
Second: that Royal B?k?
Inf Powder makes food
rood to taste.
r\\J I /\JLs POWDER
PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE.
Dr, J. l. Donnon of Austin was in
Messrs. J. P. and J. N. Jones of Off
ingsville were in the city Friday.
C. W. Tune now occupies his new
home on Catherine Street.
Guy Copland of Clinton was in the
city a few hours Thursday.
C. O. Featherstone visited at New
berry Saturday and Sunday.
Jas. E Wood of Brewerton wss in
the city Saturday on bis way to Mat
thews, N. C, 'or a week's visit.
Miss Katherine Copeland of States
vllle, N. C, was the guest Qf Mrs. m.
l. Copeland during the week.
Dr. G. O. Albright has moved into
Ibis handsome new residence on Acad
Mr. and lira. Dial Gray have moved
into their elegant Main Street resi
Twelve families arrived lu Laurens
Saturday from Tennessee. They are
located at the Laurens Cotton Mill.
D. A. Davis, of Davis, Hoper Sc Co.,
left Saturday for New York, where be
.goes to buy holiday goods for bis firm.
W. A. Putman, an eoterprlsing citi
zen from a progressive community?
Barkedale, was In the city Wednes
Tho many friend* of Gus Mahaflsy
are glad to see him at his post again
?ufter several weeks illness at his homo
Mrs. J. D. Pitts, Mrs- C. C. Feather
stone and liMie Miss Phoebe Feather
stone visited in Nowberry during the
P. H. Fike, senior editor of Tbe
.Spartanburg Herald, was in tbe city
-JU/mrday and Sunday until noon. Al
ills T^aurens friends were delighted t <
The friends of M. H. Bryson of Ora
will he pleased to know that his arm
which was painfully hurt a* the result
of a cotton preis accident some ten
days ago is rapidly improving and will
*oon be fully recovered.
Friday afternoon 8upt. B. i . Jon*s
cfearijered the Merry Go Round from 3
to?o4ci.>ck for the benefit of the school
library food. About 1,200 tickets were
sold and of course the little fellows had
a great time.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D, Bark6dalc were
iat bome Thursday eve- log to a num
ber M their young friends who were
tmost delightfully entertained frura 9 to
ill with amusing games and contests
<endlng a charming evening with the
(Serving of an elegant and .spputiziog
HERB W. EDWARDS INJURED.
Herb W. Edwards of Des Mon'es,
Io ?Ot * f*M on an icy walk last
winter, spraining his wrist and bruis
ing his' ?nee* 'The next day," he
aays "iht-** were ro eoro and stiff I wa
afraid I * have to stav in bed,
but I rubbed wel' w,i,h Cnanv
berlain's Pain aod aj,p,r ? few
applications all weneas ot'l ui*?P
Seared." For sal.^ *>* Laurens Drug
o and Dr. B. F. Pos.**
Cotton Fire at Cross .'Ml.
Twenty one ba'es of cottorf were
burned on the depot platform at Cross
Hill last Tuesday night about "
?o'clock. The cotton Is supposed to have
been set on fire by sharks from a loco
motive. It Is understood that J. W.
Simmons, cotton dealer, held a b.ll of
Piling for the cotton burned.
A CONTINUAL STRAIN.
Many men and women a*o cons'aotly
snbjected to what ?h?\v commonly term
"a contluual st ain" beca- se of iom?
flnanolal or family tronWo. It woarp
and distresses them both mentally and
Iihyslcallv, affecting their nerves bad
y and bringing on liver and kidney
-ailments, with the attendant rv's of
constipation, loss of apre'l'e, sl'ieplfss
mess, low vitilitv and desrondencv
Tb*j cannot, as a rule, get rid of this
"continual stra'n," but they can remo
dy its health destroying effeo's by tak
ing frequent doses of Green's Augus'
Flower. It tones up the liver, s'im-^
lates the kidneys, Insures he%'thy bod
ily funotions. gives vim and spirit to
one's whole being, and eventual y dis
pels the physical or mental distros*
caused by that "continual stra'n."
Trial bottle of August Flower, 2ftc; reg
ular size, 76c. At all druggists.
CENTENNIAL OF THE 8. 0. COLLEGE
Will be Hold In January, Beginning
Monday, the 9th.
Tho approaching centennial of tbe
South Carolin* Collegj will bj the
greatest event In South Carolina for
many a year. The occation is of State
importance and of uational luterest.
The presence of rop es Mtlatlves of t'.e
universities of all the SoUtl orn States
and of some of the oldor Not them In
stitutions, such as Uulon, Brown and
Princeton, will attract the attention of
thrj entire acadomlc world. South Car
olir.a College, tho City of < olumhla,
and tho State of South Cmo lua, will be
in the public eye as not beforo in de
oad?s. Cens'dercd from tho lowest
plane of self interest, the celebration
wi l bj inwluabe In it4 miv.>itisem?nt
of tho State, tbe Capital City, and the
College?scon to bo the University.
All of the colleges, academies and
graded schools within ihe ?tate will bn
invited to send reprc:.cntatlyeK a.
trucsts of the South Carolina College
and the o^ty of Columbia. Bauhof the
forty-one counties will thus a".tend In
the per .ens of toho ?1 men In charge of
the more important educational inter
ests of he countyi a* well as In the
persons of tho alumni of tho College,
who are useful men in tvury wulk 'of
life. Tho gathering will bo unique In
its ri presentation of tho gnat foroe
for progress lu tho State, now thor
oug'.ly retuperatod (rum tho ruin of
war and reconstruction, and entering
upon an era promlslrg unprecedented
prosperity. Alumni, occupying leading
positions in noarly ovory Ststo In the
Union, will revisit their alma mater
and the Capital ( Ity, somo for the Hrst
time bince tho '80s ar.d 00s when Col
umbia was comparatively small and
devo d of enterprise?and some for the
first tlmo since tho proud days lofore
the war er the sad da; s of Shoi man's
raid. Though for some there will be
melancholy memories, the occasion for
all will be most ?lad. Feremo't In
every mind w 11 be the sentiment, "A
groat college for a g e.U State."
Following a Utting usage, tho South
Carolina College will signal
ize its c ntennial celebrat'on by con
ferring honorary degrees .upon n num
ber of mon (chb.ily residents of tho
State) whoso achievements in tbe
world's work deserve tome marked re
cognition c n the part of organized soci
ety?the State, through Its leading ac
ademic institution. At comparatively
recent commencement--, the .South
Carolina College has conferred, though
sparingly and with proper discrimina
tion, the dogreo of Doctor of Laws up
on such men as Edward McCrady,
Hugh S. Thompson, Asbury Coward,
Henry Mclver, Joshua II Hudson,
William A. Courteuay?tho degree of
Doc or of Letters upon President Henry
N. Snyder; the degree of Doctor of
D.vi.ilty upon such mon as lilt-hop Cap
era and the Revs. Lucius Cuihbert and
John A Rice. On this, her olo hun
dredth birthday festivity, the College
will endeavor to bestow with liberality,
tempered by due discrimination, the
marks of her "well done" upon many
friends and guests in all walks of life
who have by notablo tehievomen's de
?erved well of the State. Tho program
for Monday, the 9th of January pro
vides for tho ''conferring of honorary
degrees," after tho addresses by the
President of the College, the Governor
of the State and the Mayor of tho City
and tho responses by designated in
As to the propriety of the policy of
conferring honorary degre.5 or degrees
for otho'.' onslderatlons than pure
scholar-hips (which is not unlvorsa'ly
approve! by university men) the fol
lowl"g q totation from The Saturday
Evening Post of Juno 18th is -o the
"In genjra1, honorary degiees do
represent certain worth, even if not
high scho'aitic or other attainments.
They may not signify that one is
leanud I? tho doe'rine of divinity,
but they do serve to indicate th"t one
I* a e'ergymin of public efficiency or
denominational zea'. They may not
signify that one ia learned in either the
civil or the canon Jaw, b it they do tend
to prove that ono has nude a worthy
contribution for tho betterment of
men. ? (From "The Stato," Nov. 8.
Your Friends and Neigh
bors in Laurens Will
Show You How.
Rubbing the back won't cure bsek
A linimont miy relieve, but can't
Backache comes fr. m tho Inside?from
Doan's Kidcey Pill gel lus'.dc?
I hey cure sick kidneys.
Here is Laurens proof that thi> is so
Charles Loke, mill hand of l'\.o ory
Hill, sayst "Doan's Kidney Pills In ij,v
opinion are the best backache euro In
this world- They cured me and I have
had backache for at least two years
and have been so bad at times 1 could
not got out ol t'od, much less go to
work; I have had my wife rub It with
liniment und! it WAS all a blister I
tri d numerous remedies but without
th> m d dug me one bit of good. The se
cretions lr. m tho k.dneys wero as red
as blond, (u l of sediment and ( could
n >t hold them, especially at night when
my 'est was broken, on account of my
having to ge'w Up a number of times. 1
learned o' Doan's Kind?y PH'S and
sent to in* Palmetto Drug Co. for a
box. 1 '*id not bejjovo they would do
me any more good than tho other reme
dies I ha I tried, but I was mistaken. I
felt be'.tor the very next day, and my
irack gradually bec-un strong and the
aco*og diHAppo ?r d. I do not have t<.
get up at nights npw at nil and the
kidn-'V? b *ve become rc-gu'ar und n li
U'al III u"ii 'n "
Per falo b" u 1 ?1 'ft erP, 1 '''' O'J ct.*.
foster-Mil burn Co , Buffalo, N. V,
solo hgents for the Unl ed States.
R nKinbtr the P um?:? Dom a-und
take no i thor.
ftCo.0' y to L"nn
On Improved farms. In sum* of $800.00
and upward, at 7 per coli?, snd 8 p-r
cent, if tnres', i ftpayable lit oasy nnnmi
iustal ments. No commission. The
borrower slmp'y piya a reasonable ex
p( n*ft of /ygmlntinu' the loan.
C I). llARKSPAI.K,
\v. y. novo,
A Horn \*, f?i iro'i.Si S. C.
Call on W. Y. Boyd. 10-13t
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
N. B. Dial. A. O. Todd.
DIAL & TODD,
Attorneys and Coun
sellors at L?aw.
ISn'erprlso Bauk and Todd Oflloe Build
Laurkns, S. 0.
L. M. SPEERS,
Nowberry, S. 0.
D EALER IN
Marble and Granite
?g Life Insurance Co.
?I ?oi? ?
?I New York
S| Richard A. McCurdy, Pres.
1^ Oldest in America
jj- Largest in the world
W. W. DODSON,
Agent for l.nurcns County
Lnurens, S. C.
NEW 31 EAT MAltKET
I have opened up a
first-class meat and
produce market at
the City Market
stand, northeast cor
ner public square. In
addition to a supply
of fresh meats I
will handle all kinds
of produce ?? chick
ens, butter, eggs,
etc. Parties desir
ing to buy or sell
milk cows will do
well to see me. . . .
J, Wade Anderson
Made toy Liddell
Wo* only up with itxm
times, bot m??r roara
ofeaad, it otbor aratoma
??I JhuHtultM froM
PImm mtntlon this piptr.
Vv > W'ct,
/il > proaamc o.i
r:,.j>-.?- r ich,
\\o Kiirtrantoo ?? fit or money refunded.
PALMETT? DRUG CO.,
Laurens, S. C.
For Infants and Children.
the Kind You Have Always Bought
John Y. Garlington & Co.
Laurens, South Carolina
AGENTS WAN TED
Shingles at a Bargain
We have just received three car loads of
Shingles and offer them, while they last,
at the following low prices.
$2.00 grade at $1.50 per 1000
2.50 grade at 2.00 per 1000
2.75 grade at 2.25 per 1000
3.00 grade at 2.50 per 1000
No. 1 Cyprus Shingles
at 3.25 per. 1000
THESE PRICES ARE FOR CASH
The Kind You iiavo Alwins Bought, and v.V\ h ha
in use for over GO years, has borne the r.i
,, ? and has been made muli ?? hin ,
sonal supervision since its infancy*
Yt /?tksCcsL&l'i Allow uo ono to deceive yon In this*
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" i
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health oi*
Infants and Children?Experience against Experiment?
What is CAST
Costoria is a harmless Substitute for Castor OH, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant* it
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its ago is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diariiiooa and Wind
Colic. It relievos Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep*
The Children's Panacea?The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTOR i A AIRWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The KM You toe Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
711? CXi.TNUn Cur-( ?IIV, ?T MU.mAV CTfiEET. CJEW VOfl < C!Y /.
THAT $5 JACKET
Kor llircc long weeks we have waited the arrival of this
jacket for ladies. The manufacturer's apology was, there
was such an unprecedented demand for a special number
like this that the orders were difficult to fill.
It is a beauty. Comes ill brown and castor. Tailor
made and lined throughout)
A line of ladies fur lioas in three numbers, $i, $3, #3.50.
.Sweaters in garncl and while.
It is significant ? the sales of Broadcloths here.
For the past week the scissors have been busy and the
value recognized in our 50 inch All-Wool [?Manuels has
been taken advantage of. Some shades have been cut out
but we expeet duplicates probably before this anuoucc*
ment reaches you.
Why This Rush for Underwear?
Two i'i iii-oii*?ohtwge of (oinp itui'd find Mio oxtromoly low [>iic r
for thfl quality offered b< ro.
Many T, i.lir OOmplftlu (if lliO 'His.' | i.-fa -.t >i y wc.ir of tho'r iojV und
girls'St?ckln.' . Jim try ?Mi<" twn numboM at lOo an ) 20j tho pair.
LfJOU canscoure a bolter Shoe for lmli-'s th n i shown hn*e for
$1.2*), we aro anxlou* to ton it. The drommor in Iiis vornacular
nulled It bis ?'hummer'1 ?ml so it Is.
Inspection cordially solicited. One pi loo to '11 at
W. G. WILSON & CO.
* W lA"^^ *W\ W W sk lif it' yk' tV iifc' VA' "A! Ai'' iAi * A'v 11 '-ft'' 1 "I" A' ~A
?; . .: Ml
VA V./'" ' 'i^??? morrow w
.-.*' < 'vf ;.? jffcffy ?*ens can a
f Our Thanksgiving Sale starts to
Yi/m niorrow with values no one in Lau
if ford to rpass by. See our
Thanksgiving display of
You'll be thankful for the style and variety of our
stock, and for our LOW PRICES.
Prepare your Thanksgiving dinner on a
The biggist turkey you can buy won't near fill it.
To thoroughly enjoy your Thanksgiving dinner
your room should be heated with a Buck's Heat
er. We have them for all kinds of folks.
Valuable Real Estate for
Thro : lots in tho City of Lauren?,
fron'ine t n West Main Streut, anil
containing about two acres each.
Twenty-live lots in ref<r of the above
lots, fronting on now street opened,
containing fr m one-half aore to fifteen
acres. If this property is not so'.d at
private e Ue beforo Salesday in Decem
ber next, it will be so d at public o'it
cry on t hat day.
I have also for sale six lots contain
ing from twenty to forty acres each,
just outside of the corporate limits of
the City of L'turens, fronting on public
highway, loading into West Main
Torms of s;ile. with description of
property, can bo obtained and plats
seen by "ailing lit the oflloe of Simpson
& Cooper after th * 12th of November.
11. y. Simpson,
Nov. P, VI
This paper is $i a year.
THE LADIES favor painting their
churches, and therefore we urge every
Minister to remember we give a lib
eral quantity of the Longman <& Mar
tinez paint toward the painting.
Wears and covers like gold.
Don't pay $1.60 a gallon for Linseed
Oil (worth (V) cents) which you do
when you buy other paints in a can
with a p:iint label on it.
H & (5 in?ke 14, t horefore when you
want fourteen gallons of paint, buy
:)uly eight of L. & M., and mix six
i'aliona pure Linseed Oil with it, and
hns get paint at less than $1.20 per
Many houses are we'l palnt?d with
four gallons of L. & M, and three gal
lons of Linseed Oil mixed therewith.
These celebrated paints are sold by
W. L. Hoy.!, Laurens, H. C.
Clinton Pharmacy, Clinton.
o JS1 ij>? (O Sr?. 2! q
I . . ,4 liw Sind V;j ILv-3 Always Bough!
THB HUB 88 THE HUB
ur hearty thanks are due, and are hereby tendered our friends and
customers for their appreciation of our efforts to place before them
the Season's choicest values. How well we have succeeded in our efforts
is shown by the liberal patronage you have given us. Now is a very
busy shopping time, and these cold snaps in November remind us of
stern Winter's coming needs. We are going to offer such values this
week as will make you glad and thankful there is such a trading place
as THE HUB.
^ black, navy, tan and gray, the yard
54-inch wide Miller sucking, navy
garnet and green, worth 75c, this
week only 50c
27-inch wide Franklin tweed, a heavy
fabric for walking skirts, only 25c
54-inch wide broadcloth, all wool,
Jackets and Skirts
This stock contains the very lat
est modes in Jacket and Skirt con
struction, and you will do yourself in
justice not to see these lines before
purchasing. Special prices this week.
Hosiery and Uunderwear
Extra heavy ribbed hose, worth 20c, only
Extra heavy fleeced hose for ladies only
Boys' heavy fleeced undershirts and drawers only
Misses fleeced union suits, the garment
25c and 50c &
^ Ladles' heavy fleeced underwear, the garment