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A Sunday Marriage at Cross Hill?Per
Cross Hill, July 24.-Mr. J. Henry
Raaor, son of Mr. W. C. Rasor, and
Miss Blanche Fuller were married at
the residence of the bride's father, Mr.
W. B. Fuller, Sunday evening, July
22nd at 7.30 o'clock, the Rev. J. A.
Mr. G. W. Proffitt has been quito
sick, but at present is some better.
Mr. G. W. Lipscomb and family of
Ninety Six arc visiting relatives in
Miss Maggie Martin of Greenwood is
visiting Mrs. W. C. Rasor.
Miss Dennis of Newberry is visiting
Miss Laura Hollingsworth.
Miss Victoria Rudd of Saluda is vis
iting the Misses Rudd.
The condition of Mrs. John Hol
lingsworth who has been quite ill for
the past several weeks is still very
Tylersvillc, July 23.-Several hard
rains fell here the past week. Seems
that the farmers will never get through
Miss Jennie Glenn, of Phiison, is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Fred Little.
Miss Alma Peterson is visiting friends
and relatives at Youngs.
Mr. A. E. Cleveland spent Sunday
with Mr. W. F. Cleveland at Hunting
Messrs. Bluford Blakely and Hugh
Donnan attended preaching at Warrior
Little Miss Jessie Lee Abercrombic
has returned to her home at Youngs af
ter a pleasant visit to her grand pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Peterson.
We are glad to report our sick friends
Every one seems to be looking for
ward with much interest to the County
Sunday School Convention, which meets
at Bethany the 2d and 3d of August.
Opening Books of Subscription.
We, the undersigned, have been con
stituted and commissioned by J. T.
Gantt, Secretary of State, a Board of
Corporators, and authorized and em
powered to open books of subscription
to the capital stock of the "Automobile
Transfer Co." to be organized and
created a corporation, with its principal
5dace of business at Laurens Court
House, South Carolina, for the purpose
of transferring one or more persons
from one place to another for a reason
We, therefore, give notice that the
books of subscription to the capital
stock of said "Automobile Transfer
Co." will be opened on Thursday, the
26th day of July, 1906, at ten o'clock,
a. m., at the office of W. R. Richey, at
Laurens, South Carolina, and will re
main-open from day to day until the
stock of said company is all subscribed.
The capital stock is to be divided into
fifteen shares of the par value of One
Hundred Dollars each.
JOHN B. BROOKS,
W. R. RICHEY,
W. P. HUDGENS,
Board of Corporators,
July 23, 1906.
The annual celebration of Myrtle
Camp, No. 206, Woodmen of the World,
will be held August 4th, 1906. Several
speakers will be present. Everybody
invited to come with full baskets.
L. D. ELLEDGE,
July 23, 1906.
Death of Mr. W. D. Washington.
Mr. William D. Washington died at
his home here at half past seven o'clock
on Monday morning after a protracted
illness. Mr. Washington returned from
Baltimore where he underwent an oper
ation at Johns Hopkins Hospital some
weeks ago and since then his death has
not been unexpected.
He was thirty-eight years old and had
been married for about fourteen years.
He is survived by his wifo and four
daughters, Claudia, Armitteo. Lois, and
Ruth, and by a sister, Mrs. W. E.
Washington, and two brothers, the
Bev. John W. Washington and Mr.
Geo. W. Washington. He was a son of
the late Mr. Willis Washington of this
county. His wife is a daughter of Mr.
W. Sanford Knight of Brewerton.
The funeral services were held at
Poplar Springs church on Tuesday.
Mr. Washington was a very popular
man and the sympathies of tho com
munity go out t" the stricken wife and
children in their aillction.
The News From ML Bethel.
Mt. Bethel, July 23.-We have bad
rain until the farmers are blue and now
the fields are green.
We arc looking for barrels of fun this
summer when we hear the candidates
tell of their particular qualifications for
the different offices.
The Indian said he never was as
ashamed in his life as ho was when his
wife died. That is just like some of us
feel when we visit Greenville and Spar
tanburg and see their magnificent pub
lic buildings and return to Laurens and
see none at all.
We have had Mr. D. F. Balcntine of
Laurens with us for sometime. He has
repaired the Mt. Bethel organ, putting
it in first-class order. He has also
sharpened Mr. E. G. Mitchell's gin?
doing very satisfactory work.
Mr. Editor, please advertise for one
Paste This in Your Hat.
You can go down towards Columbia
at (7.10 a. m.,) 2.02 p. m., (5.10 p. m.)
You can get back to Laurens from
Columbia at (6.55 a. m.,) 1.42 p. m.,
(0.00 p. m.)
Up towards Spartanburg at (6.30 a.
m.,) (12.30 p. m.,) 2.07 p. m.
Down from Spartanburg arrives at
(8.30 a. m.,) 1.27 p. m., (9.46 p. m.)
Going to Greenville (8.00 a m.,)
(10.15) a. m.) 2.09 p. m.
Back from Greenville arrives at (9.00
a. m.,) 1.85 p. m., (6.35 p. m.)
Trains come in from Greenwood at
(5.40 a. m.,) 1.45 p. m., (8.15 p. m.)
Trains go to Greenwood (9.30 a. m.)
1.50 p. m., (10.50 p. m.)
Those marked thus ( ) are mixed
trains ?freights with passenger coaches
attached and run daily, except Sunday.
Those unmarked are exclusive passcn
Ser trains and run every day. Accomo
ation trains cannot from the nature of
things make perfect schedules. They
do the best they can, so be patient and
don't blame the railroad people all the
Marriage at Cross Hill.
Mr. Henry Rasor, son of Mr. W. C.
Rasor, and Miss Blanche Fuller, daugh
ter of Mr. R. Benton Fuller, were mar.
ried at the home of the bride on Sunday
afternoon. The ceremony wa.? per
formed by the Rev. J. A. Martin.
Both young people have many friends
who wish them happiness and prosper
ity through life.
Tho meeting of the citizens of Sulli
van Township will be held on Monday,
August 6, instead of Saturday, August
4, as elsewhere announced.
C. C. FEATHERSTONE.
AN INTERESTING VISITOR.
A Newspaper Woman of North Carolina
at Cross Hill.
Cross Hill, July 24.-Mrs. J. McK.
Harrington, of North Carolina, is visit
ing her cousin, Mrs. Guthrio, of Cross
Hill. Mrs. Harrington is a newspaper
writer of some note; also, a great lover
of" history, and lias very much enjoyed
visiting "The Old Cuningham Home,"
and the "Old Nance Homestead", which
has lately been known as the "Watts
She was also very much interested in
our "Beuuford Watts Ball Chapter," as
she is a true Daughter of the Confeder
acy, and will interest her editors with
historical reminiscences when she re
turns to her work.
Organizing New Bank.
Having resigned my position as Vice
President and Director in the Hank of
Laurens, I am now, assisted by good
business men, soliciting subscriptions
for a new bank, which will open for
work in September. Our friends all
over the county are cordially invited to
call and take stock with us. Books for
subscription to be found at Owings &
J. J. PLUSS.
Laurens, S. C, July 24, 190t>.
1 offer for sale my home place on
South Harper Street, containing One
and one-third acres. Also a few house
E. P. MINTER.
Laurens, S. C, July 24.
Meeting of the Nations Club.
Miss Tallulah Caine entertained the
Nations Club yesterday afternoon. The
entertainment was marked by the hos
pitality and cordiality for which the
hostess is noted. Tho parlors were
adorned with roses and nasturtiums and
many tables wore set out for the game
of the afternoon.
The club numbers twenty-four mem
bers, many of whom are now out of
town. In addition to the members Miss
Caine extended invitations to a large
number of her friends and visitors in
town. These were Mesdames Ben Ro
per of Toxas, E. L. Uawls of Texas,
R. C. Richardson of Clarcnden, Dozier
of Jacksonville, Fla., O. B. Mayer of
Newberry, O. W. Leonard of Spartan
burg, Thomas Jones, Will -Jones of
Greenville, Wilmot Holinesof Grenada,
Miss., W. C. Irby, Jr., J. Y. Garling
ton, W. P. Caine, F. P. McGowan,
Lyies Irby, and R. B. Bell, and Misses
Willou Gray, Agnes Adams, Florence
Stevenson of Alabama, Julia Irby,
Claudia Irby, Jennie Sullivan, Olynthia
Jones, Katherine Jones, and Janie Mur
ray of Columbia.
The Annual Reunion of Company C,
14th S. C. V., and Company C., James
Third Battallion S. C. V., and company
A., Sixth Calvary, U.C.V., will be held
at Union church on Saturday the 11th
day of August, 1906. All old Vets and
the public are cordially invited to come
with well tilled baskets that we may
have a pleasant and social day. Speak
ers will be on hand.
B. L. HENDERSON,
May Go Up or Go Down
but the Trust Fighter down on
the Branch in our City known as
H. E. Gray
JUST KEEPS ON SELLING
Lumber, Sash, Doors and Blinds,
riouldings, Laths, Lime, Cement,
Hard Plaster for Specially Fine Work, Varnishes.
This Trust Fighter and Combination Buster lias recently added to
the old line of Roofing, known as the No. 1 and No. 2 Shingles, a Metal
Shingle that is not only first-class in every particular, but is lire-proof
and will present a fine appearance to the building on which they are used.
Beside the Metal Shingle, he is now carrying in stock Standard
Vulcanite and Restoid Roofing, put up in rolls of one square to the roll
complete, with all nails and fixtures to make a perfeet finish; easy to put
on and cheap.
Also, Gravel Roofing of two grades, and two classes; price owing
to thickness and value.
For anything to build with he will be glad to figure with you.
Call and see me at the sumo old stand, and see what can be done for you
in the way of building material.
1 thank my friends for their patronage in the past, anil hope to
merit their continued favors in the future.
H. E. GRAY,
LAURENS, S. C, July 10th, 1906.
IN .*. LEATHER GOODS
Will offer our entire line of Leather goods including
Card Cases and
Hand Satchels at
Ten Per Cent. Less Than Cost. The cost will be
marked on each article, and you can figure 10
per cent. off. If you doubt the cost ask for
cost mark and we will give it.
This Sale Run Until August 5th, and no Article will be Charged.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Laurens, South Carolina.
We would like to call your attention again to^the
Case Traction and
We would like to impress on you the wonderful values offered in
these two lines. We <!<> not mean merely in the matt? rof price.
Price is not the only test, nor the best test for a line of Kn
gines. There is the question of material, <>l" design, of
reputation. All these things the- wide-awake
buyer considers when purchasing. Knowing,
as we do, the- real worth <?t" CASK KN
CilNJXS, we do not hesitate to let
yon examine them froiii any
We are willing to let the work speak
for itself, and we stand back of it with
a guarantee that if it tloes not do all
that is claimed for we will make the
matter right to your satisfaction.
Won't yon send us your name and address so that we can mail you
our catalogue? We know that if we can j.>yi yon in touch
with our proposition you will give CASK KN
01NKS a trial. The result we can con
fidently leave with you.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
New Real Estate
Wo announce to the public that wc are now in the Real
Estate and Brokerage business, and respectfully solicit
any business yon may have in this line.
WE WANT HOUSES TO RENT.
We will rent them for yon, collect the rent and remit to
yon at stated periods.
WE WANT OPTIONS
on any properly yon may wish to sell. We will find a pur
chaser for yon, and save you the trouble and worry
of closing a trade yourself.
IF YOU WANT TO BUY
come to see us. Let us tell yon what we have to offer,
and show you the property.
QUICK SALES IS OUR MOTTO.
We want your Insurance. We represent some of the strong
est companies, both in fire and life insurance.
Let us tell you about it.
Anderson & Blakely
Real Estate Dealers and
Next Door to Express Office, Laurens, S. C.
[ IIIWIIIIIIMMIII III
The National Bank of Laurens, lo
cated at Laurons, in the State of South
Carolina, is closing up its affairs, its
?rate existence having expired at
close of business on the 10th day of
July 100G. All noteholders and others,
creditors of said Association, are there
fore hereby noli lied to present the
notes and oilier chums against the As
sociation for payment,
JnO. Aim;. B VRKSDALK,
Dalod, Laurons, S. C? .July Uth '0G-2m
South Carolina Military Academy,
Office of the Chairman. Hoard of Vis
itors, Charleston, S. C
A vacancy in the State Scholarships
exists in Laurens County.
Application blanks may be obtained
from the County Superintendent or
from the Chairman or the Board of
Visitors, Charleston, S. C. These ap
plications, fully made out as directed,
must be in the hands of the Chairman
by the 30th of July.
C. S. GADSDEN,
?10-:it Chairman Hoard of Visitors.
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From now uulil the sale closes we will sell everything in Summed goods. This is your greatest opportunity t<> get
the biggest and best values ever offered. Mill Knd prices will be given on everything, and in many instances you will
find odds and ends. Flower still we arc making the prices so as lo clean tip everything before taking stock, August tsl.
We still have some exceptional values in Short Lengths. Goods that arc worth double the price we are asking for them.
We want yon lo hear in mind and take advantage of ihc Last days of this sale. You will find that it will be a long line
before you will have the chance to gel so many values at the prices we are offering them for.
Ginghams worth 10 cents? now
Ladies' Handkerchiefs worth 5c now
Yard-wide Percales worth 10c now
? ? "adies' Oxford Tics worth $1.50 now
j Figured Lawns worth 10c now
Umbrellas worth 50c now
From now until the sale closes you will find that at the Mill Find Sale is the place to spend your
Cash. You can gel. more for your money; you can get the class of goods it pays to buy;
you can gel the best values to be had at
R & CO
Laurens, South Carolina.