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HON. R. P. HOBSON
SPEAKS AT CLINTON.
The Event of (he Year, the Anniversary,
Saturday, May 12?Work Has Com
menced oil College Building.
Clinton, May 7.?Capt. Richmond P.
Hobson will lecture in Copeland's Hall,
Saturday evoning, May 12th.
Work was commenced on the new
College building last Tuesday and by
October will be ready for use. The
President's home will be completed by
Saturday, May 12th, is Anniversary
Day in Clinton and this year's speaker
is Mr. Frank Whilden of Columbia.
Mrs. Geo. Cornelson and children of
Concord, N. C, are here on a month's
visit to her father, Mrs. M. S. Bailey,
Mrs. J. G. Norman returned to her
home in Chattanooga on Friday.
One of the most beautiful receptions
of the season was on Saturday evening
when Mr. and Mrs. Horace I. Horton
celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary
of their marriage. The out-of-town
guests were: Mrs. M. A. Hollingsworth
of Pickens, Mrs. M. F. Anscd and Miss
Margaret Watt of Greenville, Mrs.
Robert Bell and Mrs. Frank McGowan
of Laurens, Mrs. Roache of Savannah,
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Johnson of Spar
tanburg and Messrs. Clyde Horton and
Gus Wilcox of Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Leake of New
York are the guests of Mrs. Susan
The Actaeon Book Club was most de
lightfully entertained by Miss Laura
Vance on Friday afternoon.
Miss Grace Martin is the guest of
friends in Atlanta and Decatur, Ga.
Mrs. Lathan of Easley is with Mrs.
James Copeland for a week's visit.
MR. JOHNSON NAILS REPORT.
Statement Thal He Voted to Delay De?
livery of Mall is False.
Editor Advertiser: I am reliably
informed the country people are being
told that I voted to delay the delivery
of their mail twenty-four hours. Such
statement is absolutely and unquali
fiedly false. No man in the fourth dis
trict of South Carolina has ever taken
more interest in securing good mail fa
cilities than I have. It is true that I
voted against giving certain railroads
$167,728.26 as a bonus in addition to the
regular pay provided by law for the
transporation of mail. The subsidy does
pot expedite, nor would its withdrawal,
delay, the delivery of mail one minute
on any rural route in the fourth con
gressional district. I investigated very
carefully and very patiently the subsidy
matter, and my vote against it will
meet the approval of any honest man
who will take the trouble to learn the
Jos. T. Johnson
W. Herbert Ruff, Jr., teller of the
Bank of Ridgeway, recently resigned
his position and shortly thereafter left
Ridgeway, ostensibly for a western ctyy
Where he claimed he had a new position.
After his departure an investigation re
vealed the fact that the bank's entire
capital stock, $25,000 bad been stolen.
Young Ruff's father, who is president
of the bank, put up$20,000of the short
age and friends of the bank raised the
and WHISKEY HABITS
cured at home with
out pnin. Book of par
ticulars sent FRRR,
_I B. M. WOOLI.KY. M. 1).
ttluuv?, Go. Oihce 104 N. I'ryor Street.
RAUID CAT BITES
MR. LOWE AND CH VIA)
Waterloo Citizen Takes Mis Daughter and
(iocs to Atlanta at Once (or
Early last Friday morning at Water
loo Mr. J. Matthew Lowe and his littlo
daughter, Annie Laurie, aged seven,
were bitten by a cat which is said to
have exhibited unmistakable symptons
of rabies. The cat first attacked Mr.
Lowe in the house, biting him on the
hand. Passing into the yard the an
imal next attacked Mr. Lowe's little
girl, biting and scratching her quite se
verely before being beaten off and
finally killed. It is said that a mad dog
was in and around Waterloo a few
weeks ago it is supposed that it bit the
cat at Mr. Lowe's.
Mr. Lowe and his daughter left on
the first train for Atlanta, where they
went to take the Pasteur treatment.
Mr. J. II. Lowe of Spartanburg came
down and accompanied his fathor and
sister to Atlanta.
MADDEN NEWS ITEMS.
Children's Day, an Annual Event, Will
be Observed 4th Saturday.
Madden, May 8th.?Prof. Culbertson's
school closed last week with a lemon
ade treat which they all enjoyed very
Mr. Gideon Hellams and wife of
Barksdale stopped over a short while
Sunday afternoon with their uncle, Mr.
T. S. Tcague.
Miss Josie Martin, who has ho?i? at
tending school at this place has re
MRS. C. E. GRAY ENTERTAINS.
Members of the Euchre Clbb Given a
Mrs. Clarence E. Gray entortained
most delightfully for the members of
the Euchre Club at four thirty, Satur
The guests were received by their
hostess in a spacious parlor decorated
with a profusion of beautiful roses,
where tables were arranged for four
handed progressive euchre. When the
guests had gathered, the hostess
brought in a waiter of pink roses in
which were imbedded tiny eggs shells
attached to blue ribbonB, op which the
tally was kept by pasting gold hearts,
the fortunate players showing eggs
very elaborately decorated at the end
of tho game. Bon bon dishes of crys
talized ginger were on each table and
at the close of the game delicious straw
berry ice cream and cakes were served.
The prize, a beautiful copy of a Gibson
bead, the clever work of the hostess,
was won by Mr. W. H. Arwood of
Richmond. Among those present were
Misses Janet and Julia MacFarlan of
Philadelphia, Misses Julia Irby, Mary
Bowen, Tallulah Caine, Willie Jones,
Me8dames J. Y. Garlington, A. D.
Gray, W. D. Ferguson, M. L. Cope
land, T. D. Darlington, W. C. Irby,
Jr., H. K. Aiken, B. L. Clardv, J. E.
Clary. J. II. Teague, W. II.. Anderson,
Mr. W. H. Arwood, Mr. C. E. Gray.
turned to her homo in Clinton, accom
panied by her brother, Brooks.
Children's Day will be observed as
usual at Prospect, 4th Saturday in May.
The collection and proceeds from re
freshments will be given to the Or
phanage. Let everybody come and help
a good cause and perhaps too you may
hear something that will do you good.
Wc hope to render a pleasing pro
gramme on that occasion.
GET THEIR MONEY.
Clerk of Court Bolt Has Received and is
Paying out the Funds to Laurens
Clerk of Court Bolt has received from
Columbia the amount of money and the
list of pensioners for Laurens cdunty
and is now paying out the money as it
is called for.
There are 270 pensioners In the county
and the total amount of pension money
[$7,479.70 will be disbursed as follows:
4 in class A $96.00 each
9 in class B $72.00 each
20 in class C No. 1. $48.00 each
107 in class C No. 2. $18.86 each
136 in class C No. 3. $48.00 each
95 in class C No. 4. $18.85 each
GRAY C0URT-0WINQS VIA ORA.
Locals and Personals of Interest in and
About the Latter.
Oka, May 5.?It has been some time
sinco your correspondent has localized
from here, but during this abstaining
period he has been domiciliating in the
beautiful and quiet little town of Gray
Court. The writer never taught in a
community he liked better or where he
received more kindnesses. A moral,
high-toned community with bright, at
tentive, appreciating pupils robs teach
ing of its woes and makes teaching a
pleasure. The interest the Gray Court
OwingS people take in this school shows
their spirit of progress. Perhaps no
school in the county has such enthusias
Miss Euphemia Thompson who has
been teaching at SimpsonviUe is home
for the vacation. Miss Thompson had
two of the teachers of the same institu
tion with her last week.
The Ora school, with Misses Bessie
Byrd and Matte Nabers in charge, has
just closed a successful session.
Mr. M. G. Jeana is visiting his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Jeans.
Dr. R. H. Brysonof Bradley has been
on an extended visit here.
Rev. W. E. Smith of Bradley is as
sisting Mr. Grier with communion ser
vices here. He is doing some excellent
Mr. S. H. Fleming has been in Green
ville during the past two weeks attend
Mr. Josio Nabers visited relatives in
Spartanburg last week.
Lizzie are expecting to attend the re
union in Columbia. Miss Lizzie is
Miss Alice McCarley expects to visit
at Barksdale during the next week.
Miss Belle Craig is taking a course
of Bible 'study in New York; this is
her second season there.
Dr. Blakely attended the State Medi
cal association in Columbia.
Rev. B. H. Grier will be at the in
stallation of Rev. W. H. Blakely at
Head Spring next Sabbath?hence no
service in the A. R. P. Church on that
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h Busy Medicine (or Bu;y People.
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tfloodi Uod Ilronth. SIukkInU Hovels. IIciiuuclio
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GOLDEN NUGGETS FOR SALLOW PEOPLE
Capt. W. A. McClintock
TWO PICNICS SAME DAY.
Rabun Creek Church the Scene of One
and Trinity the Other.
Two of the largest school picnics of
the season wye those given last Fri
day by Trinity school at Trinity Church
and Eden and Friendship schools at Ra
bun Creek Church. Both events were
very interesting occasions and both at
tracted large crowds.
At Trinity, in addition to a most ex
cellent programme executed by the
school under the direction of Miss Lucia
Barksdale, the teacher, admirable ad
dresses were made by Dr. R. P. Pell,
president of Converse College, Spartan
burg, and Mr. Jockey P. Saxon of
Huntington, this county.
At Rabun, the schools, patrons and
the large assemblage of spectators,
were addressed by Dr. Edwin M. Po
teat, president of Furman University,
and the Hon. Martin F. Ansel, a dis
tinguished member of the Greenville
Bar, both delivering very able and
highly appreciated speeches.
The exercises of the day were pre
sided over by the Rev. E. C. Watson,
pastor of Rabun Creek Church, who
also made a brief address as did Mr. R.
W. Nash, county superintendent of
C.N. & L. Railroad Co.
schedule tn effect November 2lnt, 1904 :
No. 52 No. 21 No. 85
Passenger Mixed ex- Freight ex
Daily ceptSun- cept Sun
I.v Columbia 11 10 am 5 15 pm 100am
ar Nowberry 12 36pm 7 06pm 8 45am
ar Clinton 122pm 8 15 pm 6 25 am
ar Laurens 142pm 845 pm 600am
No. 53 No. 22 No. 84
Lv Laurens 202pm 7 00am 520pm
ar Clinton 222pm 7S0am 6 00pm
ar Newberry 3 10pm 835am 7 06pm
ar Columbia 4 -15 p m 10 30 a m 9 16pm
C. H. CASQUE, Airent.
Char tttaa * Western Carolina Railway
(Schedule In effect April 16, 1905.)
Lv Laursna 1:60 pm
Ar Greenwood 2- 46 r
Ar Augusta 6:20"
Ar Anderson 7:10"
Lv Augusta 2:85 pm
Ar A lie iid ale 4:30 "
Ar Fairfax 4:41"
Ar Charleston 7:40"
Ar Beauford 6:30 "
Ar Port Royal 6:40"
Ar Savannah 6:45 "
Lv Laurens 2:07 pm
Ar Spartanburg 3:30 "
No. 62 No. 87
Daily Ex. Sudday
Lv Laurens 2:09 pm 8:00 am
Ar Greenville 3:26 " 10:20 "
AaniVALs:?Train No. 1, Daily, from
Augusta and intermediate stations 1: 45
pm; No. 62, daily, from Greenville and in
termediate stations 1:35 pm; No. 87, daily,
except Sunday, from Greenville ana
intermediate stations 6: 40 pm; train No.
2, daily, from Spartanburg and interm
ediate stations 1: 30 p m.
Laurens, S. C.
T. M. Emerson, Traffic Manager.
N. B. Dial. A. ?. Todd.
DIAL & TODD,
Attorneys and Coim
Enterprise Bank and Todd Ofllco Bui
LadhenSi S. O.
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