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PERSONAL AND OTHERWISE,
Mr. Clarence Cross of Chester was in
the city yesterday.
Mvf George Balle leaves to-day for
Mr. and Mrs. It. W. Davis of Foun
tain Inn aro in the city the guests of
Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Hughes.
Masters Teddie and Willie Nelson
went to Cole Point yesterday to visit
Miss Ireno Rice of Coronaca is the
guest of Misses Grace and Ethel Sim
Mrs. T. J. Duckett and Miss Eleanor
Duckett went to Clinton yesterday af
ternoon for a visit.
Mr. Thomas Wolff and family of Lan
ford visited in the city first of the
Miss Mary E. Richey of Guntown,
Miss, is visiting the family of the Hon.
W. R. Richey on West Main street.
Dr. Isador Schayer left yesterday
morning for a two weeks trip to New
Col. II. Y. Simpson is having his
yard terraced and otherwise beautified
The sewerage constructing contract
ors began work Monday morning. The
contract calls for a completion of the
job in four months.
Mr. and Mrs. John Downs Bell, and
Miss Sarah Copeland and Mr. Rob
ert Copeland of Clinton visited Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Copeland on Sunday.
Mr. Charlie Greer who entered the
Navy four years ago and was assigned
to duty on the Kersearge arrived here
Sunday from New York, his enlistment
Rev. J. L. McLin and family of Gray
Court went to Charlotte Thursday. Mr.
McLin has returned but Mrs. McLin
and the children will remain several
Mrs. Elizabeth Bell Harris of Green
wood who has been the guest of Miss
Blanche Shell returned to her home
Mr. J. W. Todd, cashier of the Peo
ples Loan and Exchange Bank and Mrs.
Creswell Garlington leave to-day for
Dr. R. E. Hughes and family retu^od
yesterday from Virginia whfere they
have been sojourning sin/io the first of
Rev. Watson B. Duncan and family
Of Rock Hill arrived in the city yester
day afternoon and arc the guest of
their many Laurens friends.
Misses Lily ami Ora Fant and Mr.
Roy Fant of Union arrived in tho city
yesterday and are the guests of Mrs.
D. A. Davis, who is giving a house
party this week.
In uddition to the speakers already
announced for the occasion of the W.
O. W. picnic at Friendship Church, Sul
livan township, Friday, the Hon. C. C.
Featherstone and the Hon. O. l\ Good
win have been invited to discuss the
Prohibition and Dispensary question.
Dr. Laurens Culbertson was in the
city Monday returning to his home at
Amity, Lincoln county, Georgia. Ho
came over several days ago to be pres
ent at the annual reunion Saturday at
Mr. H. B. Roper and son, Master
Frank Roper, were in town Monday
from the Hickory Tavern section. Mr.
Roper says the crops are very good in
his section; that they have improved a
great deal since the recent rains set in.
Married Last Night.
Miss May MahatVey and Mr. Erbest
Brumlclt were united in marriage
Tuesday night by Rev. J. 1). Pitts at
his residence on Main Street.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. D. MahatTey, while the groom
is a son of Mr. and Mrs. VV. B. Bram
lett, all of this city.
A Malay Water Slide.
In Porak, a stale In the Straits Set
tlements, the Malnys~huvc one form of
amusement which Is probably not to bo
enjoyed anywhere elso In tho wide
There Is a huge granite slope In tho
course of a mountain river, down which
the water trickles about two Inches
deep, the main stream having carved
out a bed by the side of the bowlder.
This rock, tho face of which has been
rendered as fUUOOth as glass by the con
stant How of water during hundreds of
years, the Malays -uien, women and
children have turned Into a toboggan,
Climbing to the top of the rock, they
sit In the shallow water with thoir feet
straight out and a hand on each side
for steering and then slide down the
sixty feet into a pool of water.
This Is a favorite Bp >i't on siiuny
mornings, as many as 2t>o folks being
engaged at a time and sliding so quick
ly one after another or forming rows
i of two. four or evon elghj persons that
they tun?'.kTInto tho pool a eon fused
mass of screaming creatures. There Is
iilHe danger in tho game. and. though
some choose to sit on a piece of plau
tain, most of the tobogganers are con
tent to squat on their haunches,
?3 A. S? ?17 O 3T3- 3: -A. -
Boar, tho A I"* KM VOtl [Jffifl MMjfS BOHgl
Bignatuio /*^\, //4:/S:
Colorltln? (ho SolUie*-.
Subsistence could not bo made on tfbO
rending and writing of pamphlets Or
tlio moans of llvollhood obtalucd by
tho'most eloquent and entrancing of
conversations, nud Colorldgo, ?ndltfg
himself both forlorn and destitute In
London, enlisted mm a soMler In tlio
Fifteenth (Elliot's) Life dragoons.
"On bla arrival at tlio quarters of tho
regiment," nays ids friend and bieg?
raphor, Mr. Glllnuyi, "the general of
tin* district inspected tho recruits and,
looking hai>! nt Coleridge with a mili
tary air, Inquired, 'What's your name,
sir?' 'Couiborbaoh* (the name ho had
assumed. 'What do you eoiue hero
for. Bll'?' as if doubting whether he had
any busluess there, sir,' :-:?I?l Cole
ridge, 'for what most persons come?
to bo made a soldier.' *Ho you Ihlnk.'
said the Keilern 1. 'you can run a French
man through the body?' '1 do not
know,' replied Coleridge, 'as i havo
never tried, hut I'll let a Frenchman
run me through the body heforo I'll
run away.' 'That will do,' : aid tho
general, and Coleridge was turned Into
the ranks." English House Beautiful.
Do Alilimit* Itonlly Think.
"Wo so habitually Impute thought t,o
nnlnisls that we como unconsciously to
look upon them as possessing this pow
er," writes John Burroughs In Har
per's Magazine. "Thus the dog seems
io think about his dinner when prompt
ed by hunger or about his home and his
master when separated from them. The
bird seems to think about Its mate, Its
best, its young, Its enemies, The fox
seems to think about tho hound that it
hears haying upon Its track and tries
to etude It; the heaver seem 9 to think
about its dam, tho muskrnt about 11 i
house In the fall, tho woodpecker about
tho cell in the dozy limb which it will
need as a lodging place lu Hie winter -
that Is, all those creatures ncl as if
they thought. We know that under
similar conditions we think, and there
fore wo impute thought to them. But
of uiental Images, concepts, processes
like our own, they probably have none.
Innate or inherited impulse, whU'h WO
call instinct, and outward stimuli ex
plain most of the actions of the ani
Tin- MyKnlc Tarantuln,
The Mygalo tarantula sometimes
spreads over six Inches square, but
more frequently lour or l.ve inches. A
shaggy coat of hair covers the surface
of the great spider. It is supplied with
f?lx long, bony legs and two dangerous
pcdlpnlps, or strikers, each nrmed with
n sharp sling and poison Bite. Tho
strikers are frequently mistaken for
two long legs, jritt1-fr:>!" J*f? -'Jscs the
Idea that the creature has stings Oil its
feet. Two powerful projections, re
sembling jaws, protrude from tho head.
Under each of these Is a curved pol?OU
fang, similar to a cat's claw, but longer
(exactly like those Of a rattlesnake),
which may bo lifted, extended and
hooked Into the victim. A person thus
j fttung or bitten must cut tho tarantula
; awny at once, for tho spider does not
?rem willing to unhook its fangs.
Spoiled Her Ucuitty.
Harriet Howard, pi W. 84th. St.,
New York, at one time had hor beauty
spoiled With skin trouble. She writes:
,ll had Salt, Rheum or Eczema for
years, but nothing would euro it, until
J used Hucklen's Arnica Salve." A
quick and sure healer for cuts, burns
and sores. 25 cents at Luurcns Drug
Co. and rahnetto D-'ug Co. 48?4t'
Signalizes its Semi-centennial yea.*
4>y Offering thorough training in
Medianical and Electrical
in addition to the regular Clursieal ami i
Scientific courses. Positive Christian
nfluonces. Modern equipment, hoalth-v]
ful location, remarkably moderate ex
Jami:s A. ?. SdlEREU, President,
Newberry, S. C.
Charleston & Western Carolina Railway.
(Schedule in etl'ect April 10, 1905.)
Lv Laursns I: BO pm
Ar Greenwood 2-40
Ac Augusta 0: 20 "
Ar Anderson 7:10 "
liV Augusta 2:35 pm
Ar Allehdalo 4:30 "
Ar Fairfax 4:41 "
Ar Charleston '?: 40 "
Ar Beauford C: 30 "
Ar Port Royal 6: 40 "
Ar Savannali 6: l? "
Lv Laurens 2:07 pm
Ar Spartnnburg 3:80 "
No. 52 No. 87
i rally Ex. Suddoy
Lv Laurens 2:09pm 8:00am
Ar Crecnville 3:2? " 10:20"
AkBiVals: Train No. 1, Daily, from
j Augusta and intermediate stations i: i >
pin; N'o. 52, daily, from Greenville and In
t termedtate stations L :35pm; No.87,daily,
except Sunday, from Greenville and
intermediate stations 6:40pm; train No.
2,*dnUy? from Spartanburg and intcvm
| < diato stations l: :;o p m.
('. H. Gasquo, Agt., 1,aureus. S. C.
G. T. Bryan. Gen 1 Agt. GroncvilloS.C.
Ernest Williams, Gen. Pass. Agt.,
T. M. Emerson, Traffic Manager.
4,?./ ? ? ? -?
0. \- i? Railroad Co.
c'.i diilo In ? IT? ct Noverubor 21st, 1004 :
No. 52 No, 21 No. S5
Pusaonger Mlxod ox- Frciitht ex?
Daily copt Hun- ccpl Sun
Lv Columbia II 10 urn 5 16 p 1,1 1 00 am
ar Nowborry 12 SO i> m 7 05 i> m B 45 n in
ur Clinton 122 p ni 8 15 pm 6 25 urn
nv Lnurona 142 pm sir, p m 0 00 am
No. 63 No. 22 No. St
Lv iAuronu 2 02 pm 7oo um '6'.''> p m
ar Clinton 222 pm 7 :io urn 0 00 pm
ar Nowborry 810 pm 838 nm 7 0S pm
at Columbia 4 -15 pm lonOnm 0 15 pm
C. If. QASQUE. AKont.
To The Ladies and Gentlemen of Laurens
We have now perfected arrangements with an Engraving House that doos only the Highest Grade of Work, whereby we are
enabled to handle all of your Engraved Work, such as Visiting Cards, Wedding Invitations, Reception Cards, Announcements,
At Horn. ,:. Church Cards, Anniversary Invitations, Commencement Invitations, Ackowledgements, Birth Announcements, Etc. Also
Die Stamped Embossed Monogram Eine Correspondence Papers, any design, and Steel Dio and Copper Plate Embossed Office Stationery.
Try us When You Wish this Grade of Work
Our Prices are Not High for the Quality we Give
Copeland <& Blackwell
Advertiser Building. Laurens, S. C.
The'Just as Good as Ours'
are Not as Cheap as Ours
The'JustasCheap as Ours'
are Not as Good as Ours
YOU It LAST CHANCE
Best Values in Shoes
Best Values in Clothing
Best Values in Dry Goods
Best Values in Everything;
1 Close AUG. 26th
This coupled with our Big Mil! End Sale has been the largest sale we ever had, and now we have determined to close out all Summer Goods by Saturday, Aug. 26th.
This is a golden opportunity for every one in need of any thing in our line. 1 he builders are at work on our new front and have arranged so as to not enterfere with
the crowds of customers that should take advantage of this Zale. Mr. Davis and Mr. Anderson, with the Milliners in charge of the Millinery Department, will leave
for New York August 16th.; returning about the 1st of September. You can count on them getting the best that New York affords for their customers. All at prices
that cannot help but please and capture the trade of Laurens and County. = ?--------?........
Never Such Bargains in Shoes and Slippers.
All $5.00 Tan Low Cut Shoes for Hen, $.3.30
All $3.50 Tan Low Cut Shoes for Hen, 2.49
All Ladies Tan Oxfords, worth $3.00, $2.50 and $2.00 now $1.99, $1.49 and $1.39
All Straw Hats Less than Half Price
All Summer Coats included in this Sale; All Summer Clothing included in this Sale
Don't Put Off! Don't Hesitate!! Come right along as none will give you Ihc Values
we give, and none will name as Low a Price as we are making.
Big lot Shirts, worth 25 cents and 50 cents. Now 19 cents and 20 cents
All Ladies' Low Cut Shoes worth $1.50 to $3.50. Now 99 cents to $2.49
Printed Lawns and Summer Dress Goods at
Big lot of Printed Lawns and Sheer Summer Fabrics worth up to 25c. Now lOcts
Beautiful assortment of Printed Lawns worth up to 15c. Now. 7cts
Big lot of Odds and Ends in Check Ginghams reduced to 4cts
Big lot of Printed Lawns selling at 4cts
All Colors in China Silks, 27=inches wide. Now 42c.
36-inch White Jap Silks, 50c quality. Now 39c.
Big line of Ladies' Ready made Skirts. Now 79 cents to $13.99
All Millinery, Hats, Etc., Now at Greatly Reduced Prices.
Our New Front will be a thing of beauty and our arrangement of our store inside will give us a much better display and better light so that you cannot help but see that we always carry
the best Values at least possible Price. Come to see us all the time. Your friends.
DAVIS, ROPER & COMPANY