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MR. WEUORN'S PROMOTION.
Former Superlittendenl of Watts Mills
Cicts l:ine Appointment.
Anderson, June 25. Mr. H. (I. Wel
born, who has boon superintendent of
the Cox mills here for the past 18
months, has resigned his position to
take effect July 1st in order that he
may take the work of general superin
tendent of a system of live mills lo
cated at ('olund)ia, Spartanburg, Lex
ington and Batesburg. Mr. Welborn'a
headquarters will be at Batesburg, but
he will distribute his time between the
five mills. Mr. Wolboril is one of tin
niest successful mill men in the Statt",
despite his youth. He graduated at
Clemson college about six years ago.
For a while he was with the Watts mill
at Laurens and the Darlington mills.
Miss Ansel to Christen Battleship.
When the next great battle ship of
Uncle Sam's is launched, it will be the
giant warship, christened "South Caro
lina" by Miss Frederica Ansel, daughter
of the Governor of this state. The
launching will lake place on the 11th of
July at the Cramp's ship yard.;, Philadel
Gov. Ansel sent out letters to his staff
asking them to accompany him to the
launching and he slated tonight that his
daughter would christen the ship.
The ceremonies are in charge of the
builders of the ship, who have requested
Governor Ansel to bring his party and
participate in the launching the cere
monies which are simple.
After the launching, the party will he
entertained at luncheon by the contrac
tors, when (wo or three short speeches
are to be made.
A Business Meeting.
There will he a conference meeting
of Holley Crove Baptist church on
Wednesday, July 8th, at I o'clock p.m.
Every member is urgently requested to
be present, as business of impor
tance is to be transacted.
K. C. WATSON, Pastor.
Financial Statement City of Laurens,
April 1st to June 20th. 1908.
Cash in Hanks.$8,434.70
Heal and Personal Tax. 1,687.60
Street Tax. 52.00
Special License. 1,034.80
Dog Tax. 5.00
Water Rat es. 77G.13
Electric Lighl Rates. 1,735.61
Taj) Main and Water. 64.58
Electric Light Material. 623.4M
Labor on Lights. 48.90
Labor on Water. 2.50
Street Works. 2,037.40
Police Dept. Fx. 1,165.67
Water Expense. 060.65
Electric Light Fx. 1,268.65
Fire Dept. Fx. 121.20
Expense, general. 381.37
Charity Account. 10.00
Curbing, Bridges, etc. I7s.l<'>
Cash on Hand. -2.s70.lil
W. II. GILKERSON,
Clerk and Treasurer.
Tribute ol Respect.
Whereas, (led in His infinite wisdom
has seen tit to call from this life our
beloved brother, W. F. Cook, who was
for many years a faithful and consis
tent member of the Durban Crook Bap
He was a sufferer for years, but was
always interested in church work and
was a most faithful attendant. He it,
Resolved, 1st, That while wcj submit
humbly to the will of Him who doeth
all things well, yet we feel most keenly
the loss of our brother.
2d. That we extend to the family in
this time of sorrow our love and sym
3d. That these resolutions be inscribed
upon our minute book and a copy be
sent to the bereaved family, also one to
The Baptist Courier and county papers
T, J. HUGHES,
W. d. HENDERSON,
A. S. RIDDLE,
How about a Range or Cooking stove?
Hi; sure to lot us show you our line in
different styles and sizes made of the
best quality of iron and so constructed
that one will he a saving to you in the
amount of wood it will consume.
S. M. & E. IL W ilk es & Co.
If you are building a new house or
will need any Mantels, Tiling and Grates
bo sure to see our line and let us figure
with you before von buy.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Bridges to Let.
On July 15. 1908, at 11 o'clock, a. m.,
the Commissioners of Laurens and Spar*
tanburg counties will let to the lowest
responsible bidder the contract for bridge
over Enorco River near residence of H.
On July 16th. 1908, at II o'clock, a.
m., said Commissioners will let to the
lowest bidder the contract for a bridge
over Enorco River at a point near the
old residence of W. P. Harris.
Contractor in each case will be re
quired to enter into written contract
and to give satisfactory bond in sum
equal to contract price for the faithful
performance of contract. Both bridges
to he paid for in part by private sub
scription. Tbl? right is reserved to re
ject any or all biui,
H. B. HUMBERT,
48-3t Co. Supervisor.
I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL ]
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The members of the Baptist Young
People's Union were entertained in a
most enjoyable manner on Tuesday
evening by Mrs. J. S. Bennett at her
home on West Main street. A parlor
play entitled "Wooing Jane," quite a
laughable comedy, was presented by
the following young people: Miss Marie
Drummond as "Jane;" Miss Lucia
Barksdale as "Aunt Jane;" Mr. Chal
mers Armstrong as "Thurston," and
Mr. Arthur Taylor as "Bobby." Other
numbers on the programme were vocal,
instrumental and reading selections. A
social hour was delightfully spent and
then Mrs. Bennett served refreshments,
completing a thoroughly pleasant and
O 0 0
Wednesday afternoon at 5.30 o'clock
the members of the newly organized
Mysterious Club enjoyed the pleaures
of meeting with Miss Zaline Cray. As
stated this club is but recently organ
ized, but already the membership are
assured of a continual round of pleasure
during the coming summer months.
Miss Lnlla Mae Dial (Was elected a mem
ber of the club at the Wednesday meet
ing. Tin' young ladies played progres
sive old maids, the jolUOSt of all the
card games, and Miss (Iray served a do
lictoUS salad course and mints. Alto
gether the afternoon was most delight
o o o
In honor of the visiting young ladies
in the city last week a dance of unusual
pleasure was given in Fowler's hall last
Friday evening. Among these visitors
were: Misses Griff Dorroh and Anna
Bryan, of Greenville; Gueinzius, of
Wisconsin, and McCarley. The dancing
was begun promptly at '.> o'clock ami
ended at 1. Music was furnished by
the city st ring band,
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Tuesday evening. June 23rd, at the
residence of Mrs. J. S. Bennett Miss
Jessie May Hix became the bride of
Mr. Augustas Lewis Mahalfey. Kev. J.
1). Pitts, of Blackville, performing the
marriage ceremony. This event came
somewhat as a surprise to even the most
intimate friends of the couple.
Mrs. Bennett was entertaining
the young people of the Baptist Union
on Tuesday evening and after a number
of other attractive numbers on the pro
gramme she announced that a beautiful
tableau, somewhat out of the ordinary,
would be shown for the pleasure and
entertainment of her guests. The fold
ing doors to the sitting room were
thrown open revealing the bridesmaids
and attendants, the mildster with Bible
in hand, all awaiting the entry of the
bridal couple. Mr. Mahatfey and Miss
Mix entered the room to the strains of
soft music, which continued during the
ceremony; there in the presence of a
large number of verv much surprised
though highly pleased friends they were
pronounced man and wife.
Mr. Mahalfey is a native of this
county, having been reared in the upper
section of it. A few years ago he moved
to Laurens and is now in the employ of
Owings & Owings. Miss Hix is a
charming young woman, the daughter
of Mrs. IL B. Hix of this city. The
happy young couple will make their
home with the bride's mother for the
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Mrs. J. C. Tucker entertained a num
ber of her friends on Friday evening at
her home on Irby avenue.
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At the Methodist parsonage Sunday
evening Mis? Vaughn Gritton. of this
city, and Mr. C. L. Miller, of Bennetts-!
ville, were united in marriage, Hev. .1.
D. Crout performing the ceremony
Miss Gritton has for the past year been
teaching at Lester, near Bennettsville,
and Mr. Miller is a young travelling
salesman for the McCaskey Register
Co. with headquarters at Bcnnettsvillc.
For a while at least. Mr. ami Mrs
Miller will make their homo here in
Laurens at the residence of Mr. II. B,
Gritton, the bride's father.
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In honor of her charming guests,
Misses Gueinzius, Brand and Bryan.
Miss J08ie Sullivan entertained a large
number of her friends Monday evening
at her home on West Main street,
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A dance at Fowler's hall is announced
for Wednesday evening.
Winthrop College Scholarship anil lin
The examination for the award of va
cant Scholarships in Winterop College
and for the admission of new students
will la* held at the County Court House
on FRIDAY, JULY 3 at t? a. m. Ap
plicants must not be less than fifteen
years of age. When scholarships are
vacant after July '5, thev will be award
ed to those making the highest overage
at this examination, provided they meet
tho conditions governing the award.
Applicants for scholarships should write
to President Johnson before the exam
ination for Scholarship examination
Scholarships are worth $100 and free
tuition. The next session will open
September 16, 1008. For further in for
niation and catalogue, address
President D. B. JOHNSON,
:W-tf Rock Hill, S. C.
WORSE THAN ONIONS
Had Breath Prom Indigestion annul he
Overcome Wilh Perfumes.
Nine-tenths of the offensive breath is
a result of stomach trouble. It cannot
be overcome by breath perfumes or any
Other palliative measures.
If you have a bad breath; if there i
heart btun, flatulence and gulpings of
undigested food; if the stomach burns
or smarts; if there is sleeplessness,
nervousness, headaches or any other
symptoms of indigestion, use Mi-o-na
stomach tablets and get woll.
A little nO-cent box of Mi-o-na stom
ach tablets lasts for a couple of weeks
and will ward off a dozen mild attacks
of indigestion, while its continued Use
will give an absolute and complete cure
Laurens Drug Co. have seen so many
cures made by Mi-o-na stomach tablets
that they give a guarantee with every
box to refund the monoy if it fails.
MAKE ICE CREAM
and n small quantity <>f condensed
milk, if fresh milk cannot be had.
\\pint condensed milk costs . , . .OGc.
A'iil vnough cold water to iaako ono
One 13?. vaeknKO JKLI^O ICK
'?-* Total., . . .10c.
Mix all together thoroughly and
freeze. Don't heat or cook it\
don't add anything eke. This
makes two quarts of delicious ico
cream in 10 minutes at very small
AND YOU KNOW IT'S PURK.
I'ive kinds: Chocolate, Vanilla, Straw*
berry, Lemon and C/n/lavored.
3 packages 25c. at all grocen.
Illustrated Itaclpo Hook Fro*.
The Gcnescc Purn Food Co., to Roy, N. Y.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Prof. B. V. Culbortson, of Madden,
is in the city this week.
Miss Helle Craig, of Ora, spent Mon
day in the city.
Miss Grace Simmons has returned
from Bock Hill.
Miss Willma Prentiss is visiting her
grandmother, Mrs. W. 11. Garrett.
Mr. G. B. Taylor and Mr. Hoy Wood,
of Harmony, were in the city Saturday.
Mr. V. E. Donald left Friday for a|
short visit to Iiis home at Piedmont.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Garrett, ofI
Greenwood, spent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Garrett.
Miss Kathleen VVilkes has returned
from Greenville where she has been
visiting Miss Pauline Prentiss.
Mrs. Thnd Simpson has returned
from a visit to relatives at Glenn
Messrs. \V. M. and Homer Nash, with
their sister, Miss Hattic Nash, were in
the city Monday.
Rev. E. C. Watson and family spent
last week with relatives in Spartanhurg |
Mrs. II. Terry returned to the city
last week from a pleasant visit at Ashe
ville and Union.
Mrs. Prank Ferguson, of Greenville,
is the guest this week of Mrs. W. L.
Mrs. John Kett Fuller and Miss Ida
Turner, of Cross Hill, were in town j
Rev. W. 1!. Wharton, superintendent]
of the Epworth Orphanage, Columbia,
was hero Saturday.
Misses Ollie and Lillian Burns, of I
Barksdale, Laurons county, are visiting'
Miss Sallie Helle Buford in Newherry.
Miss Anna Bryan, of Greenville, ar
rived hero Friday and is the guest of j
Miss Jo. ie Sullivan.
M . It. II, Iludgens and M. J.
Owings, of this place, attended the
onvention of Cotton Seed Crushers in
Columbia last week.
Mrs. Edward Huger Lucas, who has]
Keen visiting her sister, Mrs. fallender,
returns today to her home in Florence,
Miss Lottie Jones, a charming young
lady of Spartanhurg, is visiting Misses
Annie Kelle and Bess Childress.
Mrs. .1. II. James and children, of
liner, are visiting the family of Mr:
?lames' brother, Mr. A. E. Cleveland.
Miss Nannie Rowland spent a portion
of last week with Mrs. Thomas J.
Mr. W. V. Wright and little daugh
ters, of No. were the guests last
Thursday of Mr. J. W. Dornum and
Dr. J. S. Moffott, president of Era-1
kino College and ono of the most prom
inent educators in the State, was in
Laurens Saturday for a short while.
Mrs. J. c. Phiipot, of Columbia, has
been at the home of her mother, Mrs.
G. F. Little, for the past week or so.
Miss Ora Towers, of Barksdale, has
heen the guest of relatives around
Sandy Springs for the past fortnight.
Mr. L. S. Maehrav attended the |
meeting of the county executive com
mittee held in Laurens last Saturday.
Mrs. m. Caspbarry, after a two j
weeks' visit at the home of Mr. A.
Shaver, returned Sunday to her home
Mr. A. B. Shayor, of Cincinnati, who
has heen visiling his sons here, left
Sunday morning for his Northern home.
Sheriff Duckett and Judge O. G.
Thompson attended the Anderson bar
bectto in the Fork section Saturday,
Judge Thompson making an address.
Mrs. T. C. Turner, of Greenwood,
after a short visit to Mrs. F. P. Mc
GOwan, returned to her home Saturday
accompanied by her son, Mr. T. C. Tur
ner, who spent Sunday at home.
Rav. P. C. Battle and family, of I
Oiveiubno, N. C, were in the city
Saturday on their way out to the Mt.
Bethel section, where they will spend
some time with relatives and friends.
Miss Sue Dean, after a two weeks'
vacation ot her home in Grccnvill", is
again at her post, in the telegraph office,
I lor sister, Miss Elizabeth Dean, who
filled hor position for that time, has re
turned to her home in Surnter.
Prof. B, L. Jones, of Newberry, was
among tin visitors to Laurens Friday
and Saturday. Prof. Jones wns for
four years superintendent of the Lau
rens schools and his administration was
a rcmarkahly successful one, the schools
prospering under his able management.
I he many friends of Prof. Jones were
delighted to see him.
Mr. T. K. Iludgens, of Calhoun
Lodge, No. IV. I. (). <>. F., of this city,
ha; heen appointed Speeinl District
Doputy Grand Master by Grand Master
Ncuffor. This special district is com
posed of tho lodges In the counties of
Nowborry, Greenwood, Abbeville and
Laurens. The first special district moot
ing will beheld early this fall at New
Open and Top Buggies
We have just completed
a large two-story brick
ware storage room, and
will keep in stock a full
line of standard and
High-Grade work of the
best styles, and with
our facilities for hand
ling and buying in car
load quantities we can
make prices right.
The J. W. Copeland
NOTICE?A new barber shop is now
open in the new Enterprise bank build
ing. White barbers, easy shaves, good
work. (live it a trial. Your patronage
solicited. J. W. Morse. 48 It
FOR RENT at Ware Shoals, a good
storehouse, 25 X 70 feet; well adapted
for general merchandise. Pine location
for business with null town and large
section of surrounding country. Apply
with references to J. C. Cook, Rock
Hill, S. C. 1 It
FOR SALE-Two hundred and fifty
bushels of corn in the ear. S. .1. Davis,
R. F. D, 5, Laurens, S. O. 48-8t
FOR SALE Hay, Oats and Fodder.
Will deliver the above.
W. H. HARRIS,
lK-2t Owings, S. C.
WANTED?20 girls to sew; board
paid while learning. We want .steady
workers ?not for just a few weeks.
Anderson Overall Factory, (). B. Van
Laurens Drug Co. Confirm Guarantee on
Hyomci, Cure for Catarrh.
As some people have raised the ques
tion as to whether Laurens Drug Co.
will refund the money if Hyomei does
not do all that is claimed for it in cur
ing catarrh, the want The Laurens Ad
vertiser to state positively that this of
for is a fact and is made in per fee'; good
It is the best proof of Ilyomei's cura
tive powers in all catarrhal troubles.
You do not risk a cent in testing its
healing merits, for Laurens Drug Co.
take all the risk.
If you have catarrh try this wonder
ful medicated air of Hyomei. It does
not drug or disarrange the stomach, but
is breathed through a neat pocket in
haler, part of every outfit, so that the
medication reaches the most remote air
cells, destroying all catarrhal germs and
curing the disease. Under Laurens
Drug Co. 's guarantee you can lose noth
ing by giving Hyomei a trial.
Notice to Applicants for Scholarships.
The examination for the award of va
cant scholarships and the admission of
new students in Winthrop College, Clem
son College, College of Charleston, and
the University or South Carolina will
bo held in the Clrnded School Building
at Laurens, S. C, next Friday, July 3rd
100H, beginning promptly at 0 o'clock,
a. m. All applications and testimonials
from teachers should be filed with the
County Board not later than Thursday,
SAYS IT IS FACT
R. W. NASH.
R. A. DOBSON,
L. D. ELL EDO 10,
I.. 1/. 1 , I J I J I . I /\ f I V,
County Board of Education*
Plain Silk Taffeta, Satin Taffeta
and Gros Grains in desira=
ble shades and widths.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's plain
and drop stitch.
MERCERIZED WHITE WAISTINGS !n col
ored wash fabrics; a complete line to
select from. Also in Embroid
eries and Laces at
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
Tho State of South Carolina, County of
Laurens. 15> 0. (}. Thompson, Es
quirej Probate Judge.
Whereas, J, S. Winobrenner made suit
to me to grant him letters of ad
ministration.of the estate of and effects
of Bltlford Simpson.
These arc; therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred and
creditors of the said Hluford Simpson
deceased, that they he and appear be
fore me in the Court of Probate, to be
held at Paurons C. II., S. C, on the
J)th day of July, 1!K)K, next, after pub
lication hereof, at 11 o'clock in tho
forenoon to show cause, if any they
have, why the said administration
should not he granted.
(liven under my hand this, 24th day
of June, Anno Domini 190K.
(). G. THOMPSON,
d.H-2t J. P. L. C.
You will lind here any articles you
may riced for your kitchen in Agate,
Blue. Grey and Tinware.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes & Co.
Mason's Fruit Jars in pints, quarts
and half gallon sizes with the best
quality ruqbers and porcelain lined tops.
Also extra tops and rubbers at
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Opening Books of Sub
Cross Hill, s. C, .lune 2.% L008.
Statk of South CAROLINA, )
Take notice that hy virtue of tho
commission issued to the undersigned
by the Honorable R. M. McCown, See
retary of State, bearing date of .June;
22, 1908, will open the books of sub
scription to tho capital stock Of the
Sroposcd corporation to be known as
'armors and Merchants Qin Co, at the
Rank of Cross Hill, at Cross Hill.
South Carolina, on Friday, 8rd day of
July, 1908, at 10 o'clock a. m., anil will
keep the same open until the full
nmount of said capital stock has been
subscribed this June 22d, 1908.
W. ('. RASOR,
K. C. CHAPMAN,
A. M. HILL,
J. C. WORKMAN,
J. iL RUDI),
Cure? Cold*. Croup and Whooping Cough.