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is made of Grape
Cream of Tartar.
Makes the food
Children's Christmas Entertaiaraeat.
We extend n cordial invitation to the
public to attend our Children's Christ
mas Entertainment to be given at the
Second Baptist Church on the night of
December 25th. The following pro
gramme will be rendered:
Song by school.
Anthem by Choir.
Greeting song by small children.
Address of Welcome by Docia Nel-1
Stars for the Christmas Crown, by]
seven small girls.
Recitation?A Christmas Secret, by'
Recitation?"Who'll get the most?"
by Mamie Felts.
Christmas Echoes by six small girls.
Recitations?"I wish that the stars
would speak to me," by Nita Snoddy.
"Banners That Shall Win," by five|
Song?"Joy to the World," by Choir.
Banners, Flowers and Bells, by 121
Recitation ? "A True Story," by
Recitation?"What Should You do
to Champion Christianity and the Na
tions," by nine boys.
Recitation ? "The Mistletoe," by
"Christmas, the best of the year," by
Recitation?"The Starless Crown,"
by Miss Jessie McGee.
Solo, by Mrs. H. L. Madden.
Miscellaneous recitations, by class of ]
Quartette, "The First Christmas
Valedictory, by Roy Martin.
Song-"Abide With Me."
Recitation?"Over the River," by
Miss Josie Hawkins and duet tableau,
"Nearer My God to Thee."
A collection will be taken for aged
ministers under the care of Rev. C. C.
Brown of Sumter.
R. L. Motes,
The People of Clinton.
Clinton, Dec. 19th.?Miss Kathriie
Copeland leaves Friday for her home in
North Carolina to spend Christmas.
Miss Wringling left yesterday for her
home in Baltimore.
Misses Katharine and Elizabeth Be.in,
Elyza Horton and Marion McCravy will
attend the house party given by Mis?
Bert. Thornwell, of Fort Mill, during
Mrs. J. W. Copeland, Jr., raid
children are visiting Mrs. J. B. Par
Mr. C. C. Little, of Augusta was in
town a few days during the past week.
Miss Laura Vance will spend this
week in Columbia.
Miss Lydia Bond will be the guest of
Miss Addie Horton for a few days this
Miss Maggie Little will spend Christ
mas with her sister in Rock Hill.
Mrs. W. G. Neville is visiting in Co
Dr. C. H. Young visited his aunt,
Mrs. J. O. C. Fleming, of Laurens, on
Mrs. J. Q. Phillips was the guest of
relatives in Ninety Six recently.
Miss Annie Gilkerson was with Mrs.
N. E. Owens last week.
Mr. John Peake is in town for a few
days this week.
Women love a clear, healthy com
Elcxion. Pure blood makes it. Burdock
Hood Bitters makes pure blood.
A good day to use
So is every other day
in the year.
Spartanburg Fertilizer Co.
P.O. Draw 7$. Spartanburg.S.C.
PERSONAL AND OTHER NEWS.
Mr. W. E. Gray, of Knight's, spent
Monday in the city.
Mr. Livingston Wolff, of Alma, was
In town Monday.
Mrs. Cora Wharton is the guest of
Mrs. J. A. Copeland.
Mrs. J. A. Guthrie and Miss Theresa
Crisp of Cross Hill were in the city
Mrs. C. E. Gray and Master Clarke
will visit in Union during the holiday
Miss Lil Harris will be the guest of
Mrs. Alexander Long, of Darlington,
for tho Christmas holidays.
Mrs. R. C. Richardson, of Pinewood,
and little daughter are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Sullivan.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gray will spend
Christmas in Nashville, Tenn., with
Miss Willou Gray, who is a student at
Masters Tom, Lusk and Jack Wilkos,
sons of Mr. Preston B. Wilkes, of
Norfolk, will arrive in the city Satur
day to spend Christmas with relatives.
Mr. Dudley Young, of the Marion
(Ala.) Military Institute will arrive in
the city Friday to spend Christmas with
Death of Mrs. Little.
Clinton, Dec 19th.?Mrs. Little, wife
of Mr. Chancy John Little, died Thurs
day night at her home near here. She
was in her seventy-fourth year, and
had been in feeble health for many
months. The burial took place on Fri
day afternoon at Duncan Creek
Church; services were conducted by the
pastor, Rev. W. S. Bean. Besides her
husband, she leaves two sons, Messrs.
Press and Tom Little, and a large num
ber of grand-children to mourn her
A GREENWOOD WEDDINU.
In Which Laurens is Very Much Intcrstcd
December 28th the Date.
The following invitation has been re
ceived by the many friends here of
Miss Webb who resided in Laurens un
til a few years ago and is one of the
most popular young ladies in upper
Mr. and Mrs. Hyleman Alison Webb
request the pleasure of your company
at the marriage of their daughter
Dr. Enoch Marvin Dibble,
on Thursday afternoon, December the
twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and
five, at half after five o'clock.
158 Cambridge Street,
Greenwood, South Carolina.
HELD ANNUAL MEETING.
Directors and Officers of the Bank of
At the annual meeting last week of
tho stockholders of the Bank of
Laurens the following board of di
rectors was elected for another
year: O. B. Simmons, J. J. Pluss,
J. H. Sullivan, W. R. Richey, R. T.
Dunlap, Dr. H. K. Aiken, R. B. Bell of
Laurens, Frank Hammond of Green
ville and L. II. Wilson of Cross Anchor.
With the exception of Mr. Bell the
other members of the board belonged
to the directorate and were reelected.
At a subsequent meeting of the di
rectors O. B. Simmons was reelected
president, J. J. Pluss, cashier, was
elected vice president and W. P. Caine,
assistant cashier, was chosen to suc
ceed Mr. Pluss as cashier.
The bank, according to the annual
report is in a most excellent condition,
having on deposit nearly $200,000, and
a 4 per cent semi annual dividend was
declared, payable Jan. 1, 1906.
Don't pay $1.20 a gallon for oil be
cause labeled n.ixed paint. Oil only
costs 60 cents a gallon. Buy L. & M.
Paint and add oil. It makes paint cost
$1.20 a gallon. Sold by W. L. Boyd,
Laurens. S. C. 14?18t
WANTED-A gentle family horse,
weighing 11 hundred. Would not ob
J'ect tonme years old. Apply to Hillary
Cennedy, Fleming's Store, Laurens, S.
TRESPASS NOTICE- All persons
are hereby forbidden to hunt or other
wise trespass on my premises. R. D.
Nance, Cross Hill, S. C. 19-3t
R. B. RIVES, Honea Path, S. C.
has an up-to-date Funeral Car. and car
ries a full line of Coffins, Caskets and
Furniture. Parker Dunlap, who has
had several years' experience in the
Undertaking business, will give you
prompt service night or day. 17-4t
WANTED-You to know that I have
for sale some high grade Horse and
Mules?as good as money can buy any
where. Would be pleased if you will
call and look them over before buying
elsewhere. Will make prices and terms
to suit. See me. W. M. Pitts, Clin
ton, S. C. 19-3t
8,*" ft, Ih8 Kind You Have Always BoflgM
Money to Loan.
Loans negotiated on improved farms
in Laurens County at 7 per cent inter
est on $1,000. and over, and 8 per cent
on smaller amounts, secured by first
mortgage. Easy annual payments. No
commissions. Borrower to pay for ab
stract of title.
C. D. Barksdale,
Laurens, S. C.
8tuto of South Carolina,
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
By O. G.Thompson, Esq., Probate Judge.
Whereas, John F. Bolt, c. 0. 0. P.
<;. 8., made suit to me, to grant him
Letter of Administration of the Estate
of and effects of Susan G. Gray.
These are therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred and
creditors of tho said Susan 0. Gray, de
ceased, that they be and appear before
me, in the Court of Probate, to be held
at Laurens Court House, S. C, on the
3rd day of January, 1906, next after
Publication thereof, at 11 o'clock in the
orenoon, to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand, this 21st day of
November, A. D., 1905.
0. G. THOMPSON,
Probate Judge L. C.
I Nov. 22, 1906~16-6t
FUN?RAL OF MRS. CREWS.
Simple and Impressive Ceremonies at
The Methodist Church,
The funeral services of Mrs. Thomas
B. Crews, whose death occurred last
Tuesday afternoon, were held at the
First Methodist Church Wednesday
morning after which the remains were
laid to rest in the family plat at the
A large concourse of % sorrowing
friends and relatives attended the fune
ral and burial exercises which were con
ducted by Rev. M. W. Hook, Rev. J.
D. Pitts and Rev. Robert Adams, each
making beautiful and feeling remarks.
Rarely beautiful and appropriate music
was rendered by the choir of the First.
Methodist Church, assisted hy mem
bers from each of the other church
choirs of the city,
The following were the active and
honorary pall bearers:
J. J. Pluss, Charlie W. Taylor, W.
P. Childress, W. L. Gray, C. C. Feath
erstone, J. O. C. Fleming, II. Terry,
O. W. Babb, W. H. Anderson.
Dr. J. A. Barksdale, Col. J. H.
Traynham, C. W. Tune, Col. H. Y.
Simpson, Col. Jno. W. Ferguson, L. A.
McCord, Jno. M. Hudgens, W. L. Boyd,
W. G. Wilson, J. A. Franks, J. W.
Jones, Dr. W. C. Irby, O. B. Simmons,
W. W. Jones, W. A. Watts, J. W.
Payne, J. D. Watts, J. D. M. Shaw,
W. H. Gilkcrson, Sr., T. J. Duckett,
O. G. Thompson.
Cleared for Action.
Svhen the body is cleared for action,
by Dr. King's New Life Pills, you can
tell it by the bloom of health on the
cheeks; the brightness of the eves; the
firmness of the flesh and muscles; the
buoyancy of the mind. Try them. At
Laurens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug
Co. Price 25 cents.
Mrs. Fuller Was 96.
Mr. Jas. A. Austin attended the fu
neral and burial at Honea Path last
Sunday of his aunt, Mrs. Sarah Fuller,
relic of Absalom Fuller, who died Sat
urday at Honea Path. Mrs. Fuller was
a sister of the late Samuel Austin of
this county and had reached the very
great age of ninety-six.
It was a huge task, to undertake the
cure of such a bad case of kidney dis
ease, as that of C. F. Collier, of Chero
kee, la., but Electric Bitters did it.
He writes: "My kidneys were ho far
gone, I could not sit on a chair without
a cushion; and suffered from dreadful
backache, headache and depression. In
Electric Bitters, however, I found a
cure, and by them was restored to per
fect health. I recommend this great
tonic medicine to all with weak kidneys,
liver or stomach. Guaranteed by Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Price 50 cents.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
RURAL CARRIER HAD TROUBLE.
Sad Complaint of the Substitute on Route
Fourth assistant Postmaster General
P. V. DeGraw to-day received the fol
lowing communication from a rural car
rier in one of the southern states:
Hon. Fourth Clas Post Master sir As
I was on my way frome Leraysville to
Rummerfield Nov. 15 with the Mail
near John McKanna they had a lot of
Sticks in the road way and one stuck in
one of my wagon wheels 1 got out to
remove it and found one end fast with
wire and somewhat vexed I removed
it and began to remove the others John
McKanna wife ran from the house with
a large Dipper full of water and threw
it on me also the second one and then
hit me on the Back with the Dipper
and then she grabbed up a hoe whitch
was on the yard fence or near it and
Hit me across my Batch three times
and the last time she Hit she Broke the
handel by that time I had removed all
the sticks I could get loos She then
started for the wagon whitch was
about eight or ten feet away I stopped
her by running in front of her and I
got in the wagon and went on to Rum
mefield about two miles Youre Truly
Km cry Morrow
Substitute on R. 13
The postoflice officials are now won
dering whether all this misfortune
overcame the faithful carrier simply
because he was serving on Route 13
L. & M. Paint. Lead and zinc non
chalkable. Wears and covers like gold.
Sold by W. L. Boyd, Laurens, S. C.
100 Years Old.
A frame house can be kept In good
order for 100 years if painted with the
L. & M. Paint about once in ten to fif
teen years. This is because the L. &
M. Zinc, hardens the L & M. White
Lead and gives the paint extraordinary
life. It also makes it cover an enor
mous surface, so that four gallons L.
& M. and three gallons Linseed Oil will
paint a moderate sized house.
L. & M, costs about $1.20 per gallon.
James S. Barron, President Manches
ter Cotton Mills, Rock Hill, S. C,
"Twenty-two years ago I painted my
residence with L. & M. It looks bet
ter than a great many houses painted
three years ago.
L. & M. costs about $1.20 per gallon.
Seven gallons at $1.20 per gallon, or
$8.40 will paint a moderate sized house
and it takes Beven gallons of other
nnxefl paint at $1.50 to do it. because
Linseed Oil sold to you as paint costs
you $1.50 a oallon. It only costs you 60
cents a gallon when you 'buv it fresh
the barrel and mix it with L. & M.
^ ^ OASTOHXA.
Notice of Stockholders' Meeting.
The annual meeting of the share
holders of the National Rank of Lau
rens, S. C, will be held at the banking
house of said Rank, at eleven o'clock,
on the second Tuesday in January, 190G,
being the 9th day of the month.
John Aug. Bauksdale,
December 11, 1905. 19-4t
We will sell on Friday, December
29th, at the residence of the late G.
W. Shell, the following personal prop
Several Horses and Mules, a lot of
Cattle and Hogs, Corn, Hay and Fodder,
Shucks and Straw.
Also two or three Wagons, Buggy
and Carriage, Household and Kitchen
Furniture, a lot of Agricultural Imple
ments of all kinds.
Terms of Sale Cash.
A. H. Shell,
Ella W. Shell.
Take notice that on the 2flth day of
December, 1905, 1 will render a final
account of my acts and doings as Ex
ecutor of the estate of W. L. Cunning
ham, deceased, in the office of the
Judge of Probate of Laurens County,
at 11 o'clock A. M., ami on the same
day will apply for a final discharge
from my trust as Executor.
All persons indebted to said estate
are notified and required to make pay
ment by said date, and all persons hav
ing demands against said estate will
present them on or before said date
duly proven or be forever barred.
G. W. Cunningham,
Notice of Election.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County ok Laukkns.
Office of County Supervisor.
By IL B. Humbert, County Supervisor
of Laurens County.
Whereas, a petition has been filed in
my oflice purporting to be signed by
one-fourth of the qualified voters of
Laurens County asking for an election
under and according to the provisions of
Act No. 276, approved the 25th day of
February A. D. 1901, entitled "An Act
to Amend Section 7 of An Act, Entitled
An Act to Provide for the Election of
the State Board of Control, and to fur
ther Regulate the Sale, Use, Consump
tion, Transportation and Disposition of
Intoxicating and Alcoholic Liquors or
Liquids in this State, and Prescribe
Further Penalties for Violation of the
Dispensary Laws, and to Police the
Same" Approved March 6th, 1896,
found on pages 485, 486 and 487 of the
Acts of 1904, upon the question of
"Dispensary" or "No Dispensary"; and
Whereas, upon a canvass of the said
t itition I have found that the said pe
tition does contain the signatures of
one-fourth of the qualified voters of
said County of Laurens,
Now, therefore I, H. B. Humbert,
Supervisor of Laurens County, South
Carolina, by virtue of the authority in
me vested by the provisions of the Act
of the General Assembly already cited,
do hereby order an election to be held
cccording to law in said County of
Laurens, South Carolina, upon the
question of "Dispensary" or "No Dis
pensary" on the second Tuesday of
January, being the 9th day of the
month, A. D. 1906, the said election to
be held and conducted according to the
laws governing other Special Elections.
Made and dated at Laurens, South
Carolina, the 27th day of November,
A. D. 1905.
[L. 8. | H. B. HUMBERT,
Supervisor of Laurens County.
J. D. Mock, Clerk.
Life often seems too long to the woman who suf
fers from painful periods. The eternal bearing
down, headache, backache, leucorrhea, nervousness,
dizziness, griping, cramps and similar tortures are
dreadful. To make life worth living, take
It quickly relieves Inflammation, purifies and en
riches the blood, strengthens the constitution and
permanently cures all diseased conditions from which
weak women suffer.
It Is matchless, marvelous, reliable.
At all druggists' in #1.00 bottles.
WRITE US A LETTER
freely and frankly, in strictest confi
dence, telling us ?II your symptoms and
troubles. We will send free advice (In
pluin sealed envelope). Address: La
dies' Advisory Dept., The Chattanooga
Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.
"I SUFFERER GREATLY,"
writes Mrs. L. K. Clevenger, of Helle
vlew, N. C, "at my monthly periods,
nil my life, but the first bottle of < !ar
ddl gave me wonderful relief, and now
I am in better heAlth than I have heon
for n long time."
Christmas Good Thinj>
are plentiful at our store this season, and
our prices are within the reach of all.
A NEW DINING ROOM OUTFIT
Everything complete, even to the
Chinaware. Best and most up-to
date supplies at prices that are fair.
A NEW BED ROOM SET FOR
would please mother or sister. See
our beautiful sets. Prices are Low.
.'>??* '^V' ? fe:. '-???V. 'r-fi?:? V*> ??? ?
"Oh, I AM SO TIRED!"
Is hoard daily from old and young, rich and poor. Did you evor stop and consider
the cause of this remark? We will venture to say nine cases out of ten are
caused by improper digestion. This, or other symptoms of Indigestion such as
nervousness, nausea, heart-burn, sour stomach, flatulency and despondency,
should bo a warning to yovi who are in danger of having indigestion, the great
est enemy of American health to-day, fasten its merciless fangs on your health.
Remember, "A Stitch in time saves nine", and a bottle of the celebrated
Kellum's Sure Cure for Indigestion has saved untold misery to people in many
parts of this broad land, by curing them permanently of this miserable disease.
Yes, not. like the pepsin digestives that help for a time, but cures permanently
by causing the digestive organs to perform their functions. Nature being such
a great rectifier of its own ills,' with the assistance of this powerful medicine,
gives you a healthy stomach and removes indigestion and its symptoms perma
nently Sold on a $5.00 guarantee. 50 cents and $1.00 per bottle at
Laurens Drug Company.
Dr. H. T. Ball,
Will be in Office Every Day
Room No. 2-Cannon Building.
Fountain Inn, - - - S. C.
and other DRUGS, and nervous
Charges more reasonable than other
like institutions. $25.00 per week pays
for treatment, remedies and board.
Result absolutely the same.
L. G. CORBETT, M. D.
THE CAROLINA SANITARIUM,
Greenville, S. C.
N. B. Dial. A. (.!. TODD.
DIAL & TODD,
Attorneys and Coun=
sellors at Law.
Enterprise Bank and Todd onico Build
Lau ren s . S. C.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
W ill practice in all Slate Courts.
Prompt attention given to all business.
W. <R IRBY, Jr.,
Attorney at Law,
LAUKKNS, S. C.
An Event of
The Hub has good news for you this week?good news, if you expect to buy a single penny's worth of anything
we sell (hiring the coining month. We arc going to hold a
Special December Reduction Sale
to end up the year with a month's rushing business. And so right now, at the height of the Season, wc offer you (he
chance to buy whatever of our (roods yon want and need ;il good, sharp reduction from the prices they have been selling
for?and these prices, we need hardly add, were just as low as could be found anywhere in this section, for equally attrac
tive goods and garment. Most stores hold their Reduction Sales at the end of the Season. We prefer to hold ours now
when you can get months of service out of whatever you buy. The sale last all through December ; and the Woman
who doesn't take advantage of it is missing the Bargain Treat of the yeor. We can only take space to print a few of the
?S?le Prices here, but even these few will suffice to indicate the extent of the Sale's savings.
Ladies Coats and Skirts
Ladies' Coats, worth $7.50 now $5.49.
Ladies' Coats, worth $(3.00 now $.5.98.
A nice Jacket for only $1.98.
Walk and Dress Skirts, Black and all Fashion
able Fabrics, $2.98, $8.50 and $5.00.
A Special Value in Skirls at $1.25.
Boys' heavy Fleeced Undershirts and Drawers,
the garment, only, 25 cents.
Misses Fleeced Union Suits, the garment, only
Ladies' heavy Fleeced Vests and' Fants, the
garment, 25 cents and 50 cents.
Heavy Cotton Comfort? 98 cents to $1.49.
Carded Cotton Comfort, neat patterns in light
colors, $1.98 to $2.49.
Ladies' heavy Fleeced-lined Hose, per pair,
15 cents and 25 cents.
Ladies' extra size Hose, per pair, 25 cents.
Ladies' Wool Hose, per pair, 25 cents.
Base Ball Hose for Boys, per pair, 25 cents.
Ask for Fay Stockings.
COME AND SEE US
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