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BIG STAKE RACfc?
AT STATE FAIR
For the First Time South Caro
lina Gets Stak? Races-Big
Columbia, a. C.?(Special.)?In all the
life of the stute Pair?forty year*
tli re have never been anything like
the races that are .scheduled for tills
year. The fair opens October 26th and
? loses October 30th. There will be four
days of racing. Already live stake
races have been arranged for trotters
and pacers. Purses will be offered for
both harness and running horses.
Between (6.000.00 and J/.ooo.O? has
been offered us prizes for the -.e races,
rue attractive prises, together with the
fact that so many of the Northern and
Kastern tracks have hud trouble with
the racers, will make the entries here
fair week the best aggregation or fast
horses ever seen anywhere In the
Strings of hors.s from the most re
nowned Stahles in the country will be
here fair week. With the races m arly
two months off, the entiles tor the
stake races counted up to ninety-three,
and it Is expected that more than a
hundred of. America's finest racers will
he entered tor the stake races.
The purse races will be much above
tile average tills year. .More money Is
offered and better horses will he raced.
The track has been put in apple pie
order and the grandstands enlarged
and reworked. This was necessary to
accommodate the immense crowds that
will witness all of tb?" races during fair
week, this being tbu first of the series
in the Virginia-Carolina circuit.
There will he other sports. Davidson
College plays Clcmson on Wednesday,
and the University of South Carolina
plays Davidson College on Thursday.
Mr. R. C. Kecnan will have the races
in charge, and he knows his business.
President Mobl?y expects the ra s
this year to hrln? people to the fair
from every part of the state and from
many surrounding fltntea.
Off for the Philippines.
Mr. Sam II. Shorard of Greenwood
was in the city last week visiting the
family of Mr. W. II. Oilkerson, leaving
Sunday for home. On yesterday Mr.
Shcrard left Greenwood by an overland
journey to San Francisco whence ho
goes to the Philippine Islands in the
government employ. Mr. Shcrard is a
grandson of Mrs. A. F. Shorard of this'
You'll be suited to your entire satis
faction if you come here to place your
order for that buggy.
The Babcock Buggy rcpresr the
acme of perfection in v m hip,
both in construction, do;' i.
It is the aristocrat of the " w
If you are desirous of securing real
durability, the kind that will stand the
worst kind of wear and tear, be sure
you investigate the merits of the Bab
cock before you buy.
Laurens, S. C.
Nature's iron tonic, insuring
rapid convalescence from any
illness which has weakened or
lowered the vitality. While
this is purely a medicinal wa
ter, it is a' delightful drink,
and one drink will frequently
cure a severe headache, heart
burn, fullness and oppression
of the stomach, following a
hearty meal. For sale at
Dr. Posey's Drug Store
A Fresh display
Pure and Seamless.
For general household use,
Surgeons, Physicians, Under
takers, Photographers, Ladies
Toilet, Electricians, etc.
Try a pair and keep your
hands in good condition.
FOR SALE AT
I Posey's K. j
Chamberlain s Cough Remedy
Cure? Colds, Cioitpand Whooping Cough.
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I Nitrate |
I of Soda I
The finest Fertil- *
izer for Top Dres- 21
sing, beats cotton re
seed meal. Highly ^
recommended in the
We have Nitrate &
of Soda in stock H?
and solicit your 3*
100 Town Lots and
75 Farms for sale on
We have several city lots to ex
change for farm property, see us
about these. s
Anderson & Blakely
West Main St. LAURBNS. S. C
No new Hands at the I
We have on hand fresh from the long-leaf
piney woods the best line of Siding, Ceil
ing and Flooring ever brought to Laurens
for the money?from $1 to $2.50. Call
and see us on this subject and see the ma
terial and we can size you up in both qual
ity and prices. For Lime, Hard Plaster,
Cement, Laths, Shingles, Paryoid Roof
ing, Sash, Doors and Blinds, call to see
us and we can satify you also.
We thank our friends of every race
and color for their patronage in the past,
and hope to merit your continued favors.
I H. E. Gray & Son|
It matters not what amount of money you
have to deposit?we will accept it at this
bank. We welcome the small depositor,
we extend to him the same consideration
and courtesies accorded all our patrons.
Our customers all know this.
The Bank for Your Savings.
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For Liver His.
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j.iver ft ml BowoU, curing Coiifttipatlon.
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nr TftMftla a,ro ?Iwiiih jiiHt right fttld nHUirr ilokAlti crlpo nur h?vo any
harmful ftftor offix-t. GET A 2Bo BOX.
For Sale by Palmetto Drug Co.
? O. B.SIMMONS & SON'S g
Fall and Winter
THURSDAY, OCT. 1ST.
Simmons' Dress Goods and Millinery
Opening will take place Thursday, October 1st.
We invite the ladies of Laurens and the county
at large to a display of Dress Ooods and Milli=
nery that has never been excelled in the city.
Never have hats been more elaborate and more
graceful, never have materials been handsomer
than this year.
Each year we have tried harder to please,
and each year have added new customers to
the hundreds who will have only
"That Hat at Simmons'."
This season we have tried harder than ever before
and our Millinery Department is filled to overflowing with
stylish Hats, Hats that we know will please you.
We have left nothing undone to make our display
the handsomest ever offered to the women of Laurens.
Come view our opening THURSDAY, OCT. 1ST.
We are sure your visit will not be disappointing.
O. B. Simmons ?L Son.