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Before You Buy or Sell
any Kind of
Real Estate, or Business,
Write us your wants.
J. Y. Gaklington &.Co.,
Laurens , S. C.
LAURBNS, S O.. WEDNESDAY JANUARY 4. 1905
I.aureus, S. C.
Ono ol' tho Delightful
Affairs of Week.
DK. BOOZER PRESIDED
A Bounteous Dluuer Was Served After
Which Clever Responses Wero
Made to the Various Toasts.
Ot all the OhrUtmas events, one of
tho most delightful and enjoyable was
tho annual dinner of tho Laurens
County Medical Association at the
Laurens Uotel last Wednesday.
Dr. J. J. Boozir, tho beloved Presi
dent of the Association, presided and
every member and every guest entered
fully into tho the generous good fellow
ship of tho tlnn. The dinner, pre
paid by Mr. Mitchell, proprietor of
the hotel, was bountocus and the motiit
included all the substantial**&nd delica
cies of what a Christmas dinner ought
to bo. There was the Chris'mas tur
key as the central dish and ousters,
meats, pastries, puddings and fruits.
When tbo dinner had been disposed
of and the cigars handed a number of
toasts wero proposed nnd informal but
uncommonly apt and ckver responses
To "The Doctor as a Bus'n--ss Man ',
Dr. H. Li Shaw of Fountaln.Inn, one of
tbo guests, spoke briefly but covered a
good deal of ground In an incisive way.
The doctor, be eaid, should deal as
other business men deal. Patients
should be made to pay their bills ex
cept in cases d?servmg of charity and
tho charity cases should be investigated
so as to prevent Imposition.
Dr. R. E. Hughes appropriately in
troduced Dr. Boozer whoso theme was
the "Medical Profession." Dr. Boozer
pointed out that our Savior was the
"Great Physician" who healed with
out money and without price. The
Good Samaritan, heta'd, was tho coun
try doctor of those days who app ied
the simple remedies then known, ad
ministering wine and oil to the dis
tressed. Ho was alwajs at hand as.hi*
?accessor is today to help the unfor
tunate when called for bis services.
Dr. Boozer expressed his deep gratifi
cation that tho County Association had
been reorganized and had found new
??Woman" was of course tbo themo
of Dr. H. K. Alken. Be had eomo
clever stories and bright'y entertained
his heart rs.
Dr. Isidore Shaycr discussed "The
Baby." Ho expressed admiration for
the b by industry and in an amuslcg
way talked of "tho baby" from a busi
ness point of view. He insisted that
tho likelihood of a "baby trust" was
Dr. J, H. Miller of Cros3 Hill was ex
pected to speak on "Medical Legisla
tion" bnt was unable to be present.
Dr. W. H. Dial whoso topic was
"Laurens City" spoke a cordial wel
come to the Association and grace
fully commented on the growth and
future of Laurens.
^Editor W. J. Dandy of the Clin'.on
Gazette was called upon acd in a
witty response said that he made his
speeches by machinery and would give
the best In his ehop next week.
Other members of the Asicciation
present wero: Dr,a. W. C. Irby, Jesse
H. Teague, A. J. Christopher, B. P.
Godfrey, W. D. Ferguson, G. P. Mose
ley, T. L. W. Bailey, W. H. Young,
H Loo Young and J. M. Davis .
Tho guests wore Dra. H. L. Shaw, of
Fountain Inn; W. T. Langley of Camp
Hill, Ala.; W. H. Washington and O.
M. Miller, doctors of pharmacy; Clifton
Jones and Charles EUett, doctors of
dental surgery and W. J. Dendy and
M. L. Copeland of tho press.
For pain in back or chest, King's
Anti-Pain Pias er touches tho spot.
'Tis esp dally good to protect the
lungs wPh one of these on front ard
back. They are ?f> ceDta and their
curative powers is very great. Sold
by Palmetto Drug Co.
MARRIED AT FLORENCE.
Mr. Nathan Richardson Has Returned
Wllh Ills Bride.
Mr. J. Nathan Richardson, a young
man prominent In business and society
olrc'es, and Miss Norcom hbeppard, a
daughter of Mrs. J. J. Sheppardof Dar
lington, wore married at Florence, on
Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 28, the cer
mony bsdng performed by Rev. A. J.
Stokes of the South Carolina Con
Mr. Richardson was accompanied on
bis happy mission by T. C. Swltzer and
the bridal party returned to Laurens
Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ardson were given an elegant reception
by Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Babb at their
homo on South Harper street.
CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REME
DY ABSOLUTELY HARMLESS.
The fault of giving children medi
cine containing injurious substances, la
sometimes moro disastrous than the
diseare from which they are suffering.
Every mother should know that Cham
berlain's Cough Heine.'y is perfectly
safe f >r children to take. It couta'ns
nothing harmful and for coughs, colds
and croup is ui su- passod. For tale by
Laurccs Drug Co. acd Dr. B. F. Posey.
Notice is hereby given that all por
sons are forbidden to hunt, fish or
otherwiso trespass on my lands.
19-4t M. B. POOLE.
PEKSONAL AND OTHERWISE, j
A happy aud proeporous Now Yoar
Mrs. J. R. Levtrettof Hondereonvllle
v'slted her son J. /,. Loverotfcthis week.
A daDee w.-.b gl von by tho young so
ciety set at Fowler's hall Friday night.
Iut-restcl buyers will noto?. S Ful
ler's Ad. in this issue.
Kmory Machen visited at Princeton
Saturday and Sunday.
William C Duncan, student at Wof
(ord returned to Sparenburg Tuesday.
Mrs. J. Loverctt and ohlldrou are
visiting In Spartanburg.
Claronce and Miss Nannio Brara'ett
visited In Grconvllle Christmas week.
A. J. Taylor of Sedalia is spending a
week or so In tho city and at Prince
Yancey S. G.lkerion of Charlotte is
visiting his parents and numerous
friends in the city.
Mis. lt. E. Danlol and Miss Fannie
Brewton of Spartanburg visited in
the city Christinas week.
Mi?s Nozzle rutram, daughter of Mr.
Sttve Putnam of Lanford, and Mr.
James Cannon wero marriad Dec. 24.
Mr. and M's- P. G- Harizog of Grecn
wocd visited Mr. D. H. Counts this
Miss Paulino McCarley epont tho
ho'idaya with her father Dr. j. M. Mc
Carley In the city.
Tho semi-annual dividends disbursed
by tho cotton mill and tho four bank
ing institutions of the city amounted to
We want to place Tho Adver
tiser In the homo of every citizen In
Laurens county this year. Subscribe
now ana start even with tho new year.
If you have been v/jltlng for tho Mill
End Sale, consult Davis, Roper & Co.'s
page ad. and bo ready for businobs
Will Henderson who has been with
the Red Iron Racket several seasons,
has accepted a position with Davis, Ro
per & Company.
Ono of the best and ono of the most
popular loeturers that ever appeared
before a Laurens audience is the Hon.
Geo. R. Wendling of Washington. Uo
will glvo his famous lecture "The Man
from Galllloe." at the opera bouso
Monday night, January 9.
Among the numerous end very pret
ty recopiions and parties given during
the holidays wero those of Mrs. R. F.
Jones who ontcrla-ncd the Euchre club
Thursday; Misses Laura Barksdalo's
and Josie Sullivan's parties Saturday
ovening; and Mbs Maggie Barksdalo's
reception Wednesday night.
Monday beleg a National holiday.
Snlesday for January was postponed
until yesterday. There was a good big
crowd In town aud business w.is pretty
Brisk. Sales by the county officials
were as followe: One aero lot at Mount
vllle to Dr A. R. Fuller for $280. Five
acros near Maudens to W. L. Gray for
$310. Nlnaty-one acres near 0.*a to J.
Y. Bry8on for $1,000.
In the Mayor's Court*
During the week ending last Satur
day lines amou'lng to tw? hundrod dol
lars were paid into the city treasury,
and fifty day's work will be done on tho
streets, by four darkeys who couldn't
pay. Very few evil doers escape Chief
Hughes and his assistants. Council
man J. O. O-vingp, acting mayor, pro
sided over the court during the week.
Death of Mo)')r Ferguson.
Major Miles H. Ferguson died of
pneumonia at tho homo of his son at
Greora Sunday night about 2 o'clock.
The burial took placo at Woodruff
Major Ferguson was a Iltt'o past 70
and was a native of Spartanburg
county. He moved to this county
ab Mit. fifteen years ago and located near
Ora. Ho was a veteran of the Civil
War and was a most gallant soldier.
He served the. county as coroner four
years, making a good officer,
Ho roared a lar^e family, nine boys
and three girls, of whom seven of the
former and two of tho latter, survive .
Mrs. Ferguson died about a year
ago, after which Major Ferguson wont
to reside with his son at Grccrs.
FOUND A CURE FOR IN DIGEST ION
I use Chamborlaln's Stourch and
Liver Tablets for Indigestion and find
that 11ley suit my case bettor thi i> any
dyspepsia remedy I have ever tried and
I have used many different remedies.
I am nearly fifty-one years of ago and
have suffered a great deal from Indi
gestion. I can eat almost anything I
want to now.?Goo. W. Kmory, Rock
Mills, Ala. For sale by Laurona Drug
Co. and Dr. B. F. Posey.
Of the Enterprise Dank, of Laurens. H.
0.? at the Close of Business December
31st, 1004. Organized 1000.
Furniture ami Fixtures
Loana and Discounts
Duo from Banks and CaAh
Capital Stock 160,000 00
Cashiers Check out 416 46
Du* to Banks 8.728 76
Undivided Profit* 8,670 TO
Deposits 111,332 86
Dividends Unpaid 24 60
Rediscount , (mo on
Total -i [9,179 26
I, C, H. Roper. Cashier of tho abovo named
Bank, do solemnly swear that tho abovo ulato
ment ia truo to the best of my knowledge and
belief. C. II. ROPER, Caahior.
Subscribed and sworn boforo me, this tho 3rd day
day of January, 1906. C. A. POWER,
n. p. s. c.
Attest: M. 3. o-vi..??
- C. E. K? nnedy
N. B. DlaL Directors.
Our Big Annual January
will open Monday morning
We are making great preparation for the greatest sale we have ever
conducted. A grand clean up of all winter goods, with many bargains
bought specially for this occasion.
Read this List.
1 lot Shirting Madras, 8c to 10c quality, sale price 64C
1 lot white Lawn, sheer, 10c quality, sale price S^C
1 lot 15c quality Curtain Swiss, perfect goods. \ 0C
1 lot 12 l-2c Curtain Swiss in remnants. 84C
1 lot soft finish 8c Bleaching, sale price. 64C
1 lot yard wide Androscoggan bleaching, sale price / ?Q,
1 lot remnant Calico, a clean up of our stock of 5c
1 lot table Oil Cloth. 12C
1 lot yard wide, good Sea Island. SC
A Great Cut in Dress Goods.
All Dress Goods in this sale at
cut prices. Elegant Broad Cloth
the best $1 one that Laurens has
ever seen at .85 c.
A great line of Novelty and
Plain Dress Goods, Bargain prices
54 inch Cheviot Dress Goods, 44c
See our great cut in Black Dress
Odds and Ends.
Read Carefully the List of
10c and 15c Handkerchiefs.
15c to 25c Ladies', Men's and Children's Gloves
Men's Silk Ties, were 25c to 50c, now .
Men's Shirts, were 50c to $1, now
Ladies' Leather Belts, were 25c to 50c, at
Men's and Boys' Hats and Caps, some of them
sold for $3.00, now only.
Ladies' Shoes, were $1 to $2.50, now
Ladies' Kid Gloves, small sizes .
Ladies' 50c to $1 Corsets, at.
A Silk Sale.
That will astonish the closest buyers. Knowing that
Silks would be in great demand for the spring, we have
been on the lookout for something great in Silks and we
have found them. We won't quote prices, but will say
that for beautiful style, and at the same time extraordin
ary low prices, nothing has ever been shown in Laurens to
equal our silk show. Come to our sale if only to see this great
line of new Silks.
Rig* Sacrifice of new up-to-date Men's and Ladies* Shoes. We have too many fine shoes, Rjjr
0 and we want to clean them up. This lot includes all of our stock of Kippendorf, Ditt- f&
SnOe mann Co.'s fine Shoes for Ladies, and the celebrated King Quality Shoes for men. In SllOe
I the lot are Ladies' French heel, patent colt, welt and turn soles; in the /Wen's are patent
OcllC leather bluchers and bals and viel Biucher and bals of the highest grade.
Don't ask us to charge goods or send them out on approval. The rule of sale will be cash on delivery.
Remember the date, January 9th. Be on hand early.
0. B. SIMMONS CO
Laurens' Largest Dry Goods Store.
A GREENVILLE COUNTY TRAUF.DY.
Sam Maddox, a Former Laurens Comity
Boy, Killed by John Waldrop.
Samuel Maddox, son of tho late Sam
uel Maddox formerly of Princeton, th's
county, was shot und instantly killed at
B:ssio, Grceuvillo county, Saturday
mornlt g by John B. Waldrop, a young
farmer of that community. Waldrop
went a*- once to Grtonv.ro and gave
himself up to tho sheriff.
According to the pub'lshed accounts
of the homicide there seems to have been
a misunderstanding about the posses
sion of a certain farm. Both men had
papers entitling them to tho houses aud
farm for this year under a leaso con
tract made aud onterol into with the
Early Saturday morning Maddox
wont to the place and found Waldrop
already in tho house . A quarrel ensued
when Waldrop drew his pistol and shot
Maddox dead in the yard.
Young Maddox spent his boyhood
days at Priucoton, moving to Greon
villo county with bis father about
fifteen years agj. At tho time of his
death ho was a magistrate's constable,
and a young mari of high rospectabi ity,
lmpossib'0 to foresee an acoidi nt. Not
Imooss'blo to bs prepar? d for it. Dr.
Thomas' Eo'ectrlo Oil. Montrch over
LANFORD, Jan. 3rd.?Tho holidays
have coino and gone, and despite tho
-.Teat amount of bad weather, ev. ry
ono in our little village and vicinity
seems to h ,vc had a pier s int time.
Tho following teachers were at home
for tho holidays: Misses Btolia I.nn
ford, Ccntllla Fleming, Annie Lanfoid
and John Cannon.
Miss Mlnnlo Franks, who is attend
ing Limestone Collego and Lawrenco
Patterson of iWolford Collego spoat
last week with their paronts and
Goo. S. MoCravy and family of Lau
rons wero the guests of J. E. Johnson
J. 1). Johnson and E. G. Boggs and
little daughter, Eollno, returned last
Saturday from a visit to relatives in
the Tar Heel Stale. They repo.t a
Q lite a number of our young p2op'e
attended a social guthoring at Ora last.
G. W. McCravy is vi-Iting his
brother, K. M. McCravy at Ballentine.
Mis os Alice und LuoilC Medows of
GohlvlUo st ont several days with Mis
J. E. Johnson las', week, w bile h< r,'
they made a number of friends and we
hope, o have them among us toon
Our friend J. Y. Cooley like Japan,
hellevcs in preparing for war in Urn*
of P'ace. Tho latest arrival Is a big
A sociable givon by Mr. a?:d Mrs.
Ii. M. Johnson on Thursday night was
much enjoyed by our young peoplo.
15, W. Johnson went (o Spartanburg
Thursday on business.
Miss Lydia Woffmd of Woodruff Is
visiting a' Capt. J. \V. Lianford's,
We were glad to see our friend. Ho
mer Ferguson of Spartanburg in town
Miss Emma Watson of Enorco visited
Capt. 1>. W. L'inford last work.
Our enterprising merchant, C. L.
Wuldrop spent a part of the hoi dat
with his Uthcr, en Enoroo 11. F. I). 2
Tho Farmer!,' Oil Mill, after a shut
down of four days resume i operations
Friday. T?ey havo a big lot of seed
and avo making a good grad ! of hubs,
meal and oil.
Best wishes for TlfB Advertiskr
A BF.Ai: I'll- Ul, COMPLKMON
Comes of using Cydonia Lotion ?
Softens and whitens tho skin; cures
sjuhum, ohappod or roughened skin
I ho genuine has Burwcll & l-unn's
Co.'s name and label. Prloo 5J5 oeuts.
At store of Palmetto Drug 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.
11(> Acre tract near Cole
Point, Improved, $1,300.00.
3 large tracts in Jacks
Store house at Mountville,
217 acres near PrillcetOll, $12
2 horse farm near L/isboil,
z hoise farm near Cole Point.
Store house under "Advertiser
Money to loan at reasonable
To buy small tract of land
near Ora, well watered and
M. L. Copeland,
STOCKS, BONDS, FIRE INSURANCE
Terms of Capitulation Are
ELEVEN MONTHS SIEGE.
Uni. Stoesscl i'hilling Further Resist
ance Useless Sends Note to Japan
eso Urnernl Asking That Terms
ot Surrender ho Fixed.
After elovou months of almost con
stant fighting the gallant garrison de
fending Port Arthur has surrendered
to the gallant besiegers.
At 0 oclcek Sunday night Gen.
Nogl, commanding the Japaneso army
of Investment, received a note from the
Hussian General, Stoessel, Baying that)
ho found further resistance useless and
asking for a meeting to arrange terms
The note was simple and direct and
the Japanese General at onco named
commissioners to confer with repre
sentatives of tho Russian commander.
This confer* nee has beim held but
the terms agreed upon are not kuown
here at this time. It has boon indicate
ed, however, that thoy will be of a
most magnanimous charactor. It is
stut .il that tho garrison, which has
been greatly diminished by disease and
the casualties of the leng siege, will
probably he permitted to march out of
Port Arthur with or without the'.r
arms and return to Russia on condition
that they tako no further part In the
Tho history of the sieg? of Port
Aitiiur is ono of the most remarkable
in modern warfare. The bombard
mont commenced Feb. Oth, and was
kept up almost inceseantly the remain
der of tho year,
Old Farmer Hopkins.
One of tho brightest rural dramas
ever written, will be produced at the
City Opt ra House Tuesday evening,
January the tenth by the well known
Krank S. Davidson company. Special
scenery, mechanical effect*, specialties
of a high order, and a full orchestra,
a 1 to to mike the new "Old Farmer
Hopkins" the givat sneerss It undoubt
edly is. The Spatanburg Herald in
speaking of its presentation iuthatclty
ssys. "The Franks. D.tVidso" <v">wpany
appoared last night to a large audienco
anil without a doubt the most delighted
oi.o that h is over assembled in Spar
1'Little Colds" neglected?thousands
<>f lives sacrificed every year. Dr. Woods
Norway Pine Syrup cures little colds?
euren bin colds too, down to tho very
verge of consumption.
New Year's Day.
Falling as it did on Sunday, New
Year's d ly was very quietly observed
in Laurens. The day was as line a* one
??ou'd wUh Th ' congregations at tho
various churches were unusually largo
and the eeivices at each and all of
them wero Of especial interest.
At lhe First and Second Methodist
churches the new pastors. Kev. M. W.
Ho k of the Firrt and Hev. G. L. Mc
Cain of the Second, preached their in
itial serrao< s at eleven o'clock to largo
and appreciative audiences.
As usual the pas ing of the old und
the advent of the iicw year was observ
ed by tha ringing of bolls and the pop
pltrg of civekors.
Turner Mil lard Shot.
Turne:' Dillard, a nogro pretty well
known, was shot by Charley Kennedy,
Iso c dored, at a fro ic on Mr. I?L M.
Cunningham's place four miles east of
tho city, Friday night. Dillard, it Is
said, shot at Kennedy with a gr.n and
Kennedy returned the lire sheeting
Dillard In tho body. Tho wound while
pretty serious is not considered at all
Two mil. ion Americans suffer (he tor
turing Irinas ol dyspepsia. Noneedto.
Burdtck Wood Hit ers cures. At any
Gnat cit in pries on all winter
goods during our big January Sale,
which commences next Monday morn
ing, January !?th,
O. H. Simmons Co.
Of The People's Loan and Exchange
Hunk, of Laurens, S. C, Unding De*
comber Jl. 1904. Published in Con
fortuity with an Act of the General
Loans ami Discount? $2-16,725 51
Overdraft i 4.177 16
Stocka and Bonda 18.000 oo
Exp< nsca 3,626 69
R< :,l Estate, F. nnd P, 6,475 00
Cash on hand nnd due from Ilanks 15&437 08
Total ?431,440 83
Undlv Idcd Prortla
State of South Carolina, County of Laurons.
Personally appeared boforo me. J. W. Todd,
whobvingduh worn says: That ho ih cashier of
tho abovo nnnie<l Hank nnd thai tho foreffoinfr
..tatcment ia true to tho boat of hit knowledge and
j. w. todd, Cash' "
Sworn to and subscribed hoforo mo this/ ? ?.
.lanuary, 1J06. / \ v> $\
c. w. tune, y ;.. Oj c
Attest: A. II. MAKT1N
I. 0. C PLKMlNO A '
w. l. (skay
FOR RENT?A good
Fur pat tloulars apply
lor, Laurens, S. C