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IMKKSI ALI SCilOOL
IN EXCEIXENI SIIAPK
I'mlor Aldo Mauageiuent tb* Bart*
ilnlc School Is Ouo ,?? ibo bom
In (he Count)'.
DurkBdale, Dec. 11,-The chief feat.
"lto"ttje town <3 "? Progress
? the Barksdalo Graded school. The
? liool is without doubt making great
er success than ever before, it is locat
ed In the Buberbs of Barksdale Is re
from all confusion of the town
and makes u most qule, and do?ght.
1111 l>,nco' The building contains two
?"Unis, each seated with patent
desks and both comfortably heated.
rh0 i; ?ni?ua la large and beautiful,
contains a nice baseball ground and
:1 tennis court. The elegatd grass
and walks add to the attractiveness
oi the campus.
The teachors are nne. .Miss Lillian
Mae Putnam, who is principal, is a
very girted woman, cultivates a love
for the besi literature, has high ideals
and standards. Is a full graduate of
the Greenville Female College. Dur
ing Itor several year, of teaching she
has established .?, reputation for thor
oughness ami marked faithfulness.
Miss Adelaide hat per, of the pri
man department, graduated with
honor* from Winthrop College, und
did primary work In the same Insti
tution, she is a popular and thoro
ugh teacher and exerts a very strong
and Wholesome influence over her
The higher grades of the school or
ga III zed the Hampton Literary society
last year, which is making rapid pro
gress, with .Miss Mary Jackson as
president. It meets twice a month
and always carries off a splendid pro
Tim teachers report thai all the
pupils are doing excellent work and
they are expecting a good many one
hundreds on the final examination
The "Roll of Honor'' is again used
this year hut guarded by very rigid
conditions ami requirements. Last
month more than half the school suc
ceeded in getting on the honor roll,
tnis means making an average of l1"'.
The attendance is good.
t ius great improvement speaks well
for the teachers and patrons,
Mr. and Mrs. Hue Dreary have been
spending n few weeks with Mr. .lohn
Owens and family.
Mr. Kimono Burns of Kurinan Uni
versity spent Thanksgiving at home.
Mrs. S. .1. DickSOn of Spread, (ia..
is visiting lu r parents, Mr. and Mrs.
VY. A. but mini.
The Sunbeam Bociety of Highland
Homo church is improving wonder
fully. Miss May Putnam is leader,
and Itcuben Henderson Is president.
Miss Adelaide Harper spent a few
days in Newberry recently.
Mrs. Anderson of Huntington I?
willi hor parents now.
\i,-.v \V. rj, Putnam of Greenville
apetll Saturday and Sunday in town.
Ilovi One Doctor Successfully Treats
? In treating pneumonia," says Dr.
\V .1. Smith, of Sanders. Ala., "the
,on|v remedy I URO for the lungs is
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. While,
uf course, I would treat other Symp
toms with different medicines, I have
,,,,,! (his remedy many times in my
niedical practice and have yet failed
,,, find a case where it has not con
trolled thC trouble. 1 have used it
mi , It. ns has also my wife for coughs
and colds repeatedly, and I most will
ingly and cheerfully recommend It as
u lerlor to any other cough remedj
to my knowledge." Dor sal* by the
LliUreils Drug Company.
) h.ily properly brought up, fed.
educated and trained children are
I hose Who are born of a childless
Pur Kczcma, Tetter ami Salt Bhcutn.
The intense Itching characteristic
of iiuse ailments is almost Instantly
uUitvcd by Chamberlain's Salve.
Mn'nV HOVere cases have been cured
itV It. I'or sale by Dniircns Drug Co.
Nothing takes the point out of n
|okc SO much as for somebody else
lo ?, i it oft abend of you ?New York
I or Hint Dull Keeling After Eating.
i have used Chomborlaln's stomach
Hlld Diver Tablets for some time, and
testify that they have done me
m?re, good than any tablets I have
over usod. My trouble was a heavy
Hull feeling lifter eating. David Kree
??#?, Kempt. Nova Scotia. These
nhlfltfl strengthen the stomach and
improve the digestion. They als?,
?eculalo thO liver and bowels. 1 hej
far superior to pills but cost no
,.e. fiel a fi- e sample at the Dau
rons Drug Company and see what a
splendid medicine it is.
WllOII 11 man shouts his virtues
from the housetops it's time for pCO
1,1,, io sit up and lake unfavorable
not ice. Chicago News.
For i.a nie Hack.
When von have pains or lameness
m the back bathe Iho parts with
i m.ntbcrlain's Dinin.ent twice a day
massaging with the palm of the hand
,,/,. five minutes at each application.
Tlion dampen a piece of flannel slight
|v with tbls liniment and bind It Oil
over the sent of pain, and you may he
Hurprlsod lo see how quickly the
lameness disappears. I'or BfllC by
baureiis Dun; Company.
HcfOI'C you select what you Will give
foi (MirJstmnH presents be sure io see
our line from which you can select
presents for any one.
S. M $ K ?1 Wllke? & Co
Tin? Henry Laurena Chapter, I). A.
R., requ sts the older p??? of Hie
county, the school teachers and school
child' .: of the county, and any olhct.
?vho will help in iho good work ol
preserving tho memory of any old
Revolutionary i oldlei . to give us the
name, place of burial, and any other
Item in connection with them, as soon
as they can lind out anything about
thnsu old Revolutionary heroes.
Mrs. T. P. Simpson,
.Mrs. \V. L. Hoyd.
Notice Annual Meeting.
Tbc annual meeting of tlu> County
Board of Commissioners ol Lnurens
County will bo held at the Supervi
sor's Oillce, on Thursday tho ?th, day
of January, 100!). \i! parties hold
ing claims lust the ( > inty Will lile
them with the Count) Clerk on or be
fore ibo 1st day of January, as re
quired by law.
1S--11 County Clerk.
There will bo n meeting of tho
Stockholders of the Watts .Mills at
the olllce of the corporation, on Jan
uary 12th, 1005), mi ; o'clock. i>. in., to
consider the advisability of Increasing
tho Capital Stock of said corporation
from $300,000.00 to $-100.000.00.
.1. \ilgt r Smyth. .1...
President ami Treasurer.
t lirlstmas llelhluj (talcs.
Tin- Charleston <v Westoru Carolina
llnllwi y -..ill sell excursion tickets on
account of tho Holidays :u very low
rates for the round trip. Tickets on
sale December t >. 10, L';. SO,
and ".1. 1008 and Jan. I. i'? Ptnal
limit January ?, 1900.
Por further information tpply to
ticket agents, or, ICrnosI Williams,
General Pni a. .Vent.
807 Hrondwny, Augusta, Qa.
Ii is gi m rally best to keep on need
lentis with yourself, even If you have
to fall out with people you don't like
to do il.
Where ballots Flew.
David Parker, of PnyettO, X. V.. a
veteran of the civil war, who lost a
foot at Gettysburg, Bays: "The good
Mlectric Hitlers have done is worth
more than liv< hundred dollars to mo.
! Bp* nt m.n Ii mom-;, doctoring for a
had ease of stomach irouble, to little
purpose. I then tried lOleelric Hitters,
and they cured me. I aoj.v lake them
as a tonic, and llioy kcdfi mo strong
and wi ll.' ..a cents at the Laurons
Drug Company and the Palmetto Drug
Two Clovolnnd women fouglit over
which had tie prettier hat, and the
Police Judge unfeelingly pint od a
l-ne on both that would have paid for
?i prettier hat than cither had. The
A Health} .''amity.
"Our whole family has enjoyed good
health since wo began using Dr.
KiiiK". New Lifo Pills, ihr? ? years
ago,"' says I.. A. Hail let, of Rural
Konto I, Guilford, Main.-. They
cleanse and tone the syst? in in a gen
tle way that does you good. -?> cents
at the I.aureus Drug Company and at
the Palmetto Dare Company.
After reading that mild little editor
ial for which Cnrmack was killed one
wonders what would happen to n
Tennessee editor who really said
something unkind i:ImjuI a colonel.
New York Press.
Would Mortgage the farm.
A fanner on Ituat'l Koine 2, Kmph'G,
On., W. A. Ployd by name, says:
"Rucklen'fl Arnica Salve cured the
two ?(!,?; i sores I over saw: one on
my hand and one on my log. it is
worth more than Its weight in gold.
I would not be without i! if I had lo
mortgage tho farm lo gel It." Only
25 cents nt the Palmetto Drug Compa
ny and tho Lain, ns Drug Company.
Our Ten Cents Counter is loaded
down with iho best bnrgalus over of
fered for only in cents
S. M. & Ii. II. Wilkes & Co.
Speaker Cannon bas observed the
way ihe wind is blowing the smoke of
his cigar. lie announces thai lie will
henceforth favor it revision of the
IMu- Mono) Agent*, I'ree Sample
Offer* 116 days only), bright, spark
ling) famous. $a Harnattb Simulation
Diamond Ring: brill Ian ney equals
genuine detection bailies experts
(ills every requirement of the most
exacting -pleases the most fastidious
nt only on'o-thirti tii tho cost of the
real diamond. As a means of Intro
ducing this marvelous and wonderful,
scintillating i em, and securing as
many new frh lids as quickly ns possi
bi?>. we are making it special Induce
ment for the new year. We want you
to wear this beautiful rinj;. this Mas
terpieee of Mans Handicraft, this
simulation that sparkles with ail the
beauty, and (lashes with all the lire of
the Genuine Diamond. We want yon
to show it to your friends and take
order.-; for us. as il BsIJm ItSOlf sells
at si.uhl and make.. 100 i or <'"til pro
fit for you. absolutely without effort
on your part. We want b*oo<l honest
representatives everywhere, In every
locality, city or country, hi fact, in
overy country throughout il." world,
both men nit I women, yot i m und old,
who win not si II or i iwn ihe Barnnito
Simulation Dinmondu under Iho pro
tense that (hey are ihe genuine gems,
as such action sometimes lead t?>
trouble and oinhnrrnssmenL If yon
want a Simulation diamond, a subsll
tute for for the genuine don't wait -
Od today, as this ndvcrtlsotnehl may
not appear agaln?llrsi come, llrsl
served, For Free Sampl ? offer,
beautiful Ring Knrrlngs. stud or
Scarf t si ick > f*ln, nddre
The Rnrnalto Diamond Co,
Girnrd (lullding, Chicago.
Mention this paper.
You will llnd here tin largest and
best lin?' of Child'.a n'- wagons and Ve
loeenodos in different sizes.
H. M. A l<S. II. Wilkes Co.
t, h ??<?, Sal! Rheum and *amn
il byChniulicrDlii'i Uibn Onennptlctv
Altogether now for Christmas!
Wo are now fully prepared to supply the w ml or every mer
chant In Laurons County. Our .stock of Holiday Goods is largo
and brand now. Our prices are as low as high quality will permit.
To those who have not already bought your full requirements we
would adviso that you do so at once, thereby avoiding that lasl
J. S. MACHEN & COnPANY.
Scarlet Twills Medicated.
White Wool Twills.
Plain wool yard wide in while. Q
Kxtrn Iieavv yard wide Cotton Fleece.
Ladies' black wool Hose. ^
Ladies1 black fleeced lined cotton. &
Misses' fine ribbed. k
Ladies' .scarlet and while wool in separate |)icc< -. ^
rt Ladies' white fleeced cotton ribbed.
n Children's l'nion Suits.
Hoys' heavy ribbed extra weight.
n ?.inioretis t niou Dims. *j
^ Heavy fiecced Shelland .Suits and Drawers for Men.
\ W. G. WILSON k COMPANY |
Real Estate Offerings
63 acres of land, with dwelling, good
barn and out-buildings, near Owlngs.
Price $:',,f>00; terms made easy.
100 acres of land, with live room
dwelling. 3-room ti aunt house, good
out buildings, near Hickory Tavern.
Sullivan township. Trice $J5.00 per
I!1,- acres of land in town of ban
ford, with five-room dwelling. Price
Mi acres id' land in town of LaUford,
with tenant hous, at $00.00 per acre
62 acres of land in town of Gray
Court, dwelling and outbuildings.
Price $.">o per acre.
s'.i acres of land In one mile of Ibe
town of Gray Court, with two dwell
ings. Trice $40 |ier aero.
IMS acres of land near RabUU Creek
Church, 8-rooni dwelling, three tenant
houses. Trice $32.60 por acre.
126 acres land '2'.,. miles from Marks
dale station with dwelling and out
buildings; 2-horse farm in cultivation;
tine pasturo and well timbered. Trice
tiO acres of half mile from Dial's
church with dwelling and outbuildings,
with 40 acres in cultivation, 10 acre; of
tine bottom land. Trice $i SOU.
173 acres of land in Dial's Township,
known as the Wham place, bounded by
lands of W. M. Deck, Win. Wham and
U. A. Nash, with good dwelling, tenant
houses and three horse farm in cultiva
tion. See this property for there is a
bargain for you. Prico $4,000.
st acres near Friendship church, good
dwelling and outbuildings. Hounded bv
lands of W. R. Cheek. D. Woods and
others. Trice $2,600.00.
112 acres of land, bounded by estate
of J. It. Swit/er and Simpson estate,
with dwelling. 2 tenement houses and
good outbuildings. Trice $20 per acre.
4 acres land and nine room dwelling,
servant's house, in town of Gray Court.
53 acres of land in one mile of Green
Pond church, bounded by lands of E. C.
Stone, Robert'Woods and others, with
a six room cottage, tenant hoUSO, line
wired-in pastures. $35 per acre.
810 acres in l.aurcns township, bound
ed by lands of W. A. Mills. W. A.
Simpson Ludy Mills and others, nice
dwellings, well supplied with tenant
houses. This farm will be divided into
50 acre lots if so desired, ranging in
price from $26 to $;">(.) per acre or will
sell the whole for $32,000.00
5.32 acres land fronting North Itarpi r
street, just outside corporate limits,
with 7-room dwelling. Trice $3,000.
1011 acres near Ml, Olive Church.
Waterloo township, known as part of
the Washington place, two dwelling and
necessary out-buildings. Price $15.00
530 acres land 2 miles of Tumbling
Shoals, nine room dolling, good barn
and outbuildings, 10 tenant houses, well
timbered, 14-horso farm In cultivation.
Trice per acre $35.
Ill acres land bounded by lands of W.
R. Cheek, Jno. Smith, 1). Woods and
others; has good dwelling and OUt build
ings. Price $1,300.
Ilfi acres ol* land Dial's township,
l;iu>\vn as tho old Whn fi't homestead,
with dwelling ami out-buildings. pric<
$?21. 50 per acre.
200 acres of land one mile of Dini'i
church; 5 tenant houses s.'to per uoie. ;
Turms made easy.
205 acres in r'airvlow township Green 1
viilo county, near! ednr Kails, bounded
by John Terry, Clyde Willis. John Ped
en and others, thre? dwellings closed
church and line school. Pric* $18.0
7 lots suitable for building purposi .
in the town of Simpsonville; prices I
IIa acres land, known us the old
Wham homestead or "Wham's I.awn,"
with dwelling and out buildings. Price
?27.f>u per acre
ISO acres of land in two miles "'
Waterloo, with dwelling und out-build
ings. Price $2.250.
127 acres land in Sulliv an township,
it room dwelling, good out building . I
tenant hoit: ?. Price *''<' per acre.
27 acres land bounded by 0. Owinfi j
and J. R. Willis* Price ?*5 11.
.'10 acres land bounded by lands of!
Thomas. Armstrong and .lohn Draydon, [
Dwelling ami outbuilding Price $3?
42 acres bounded by lands >f tin
Padgett farm. .1. (). C. l i n n:;- . W. J.
Copelnnd, one dwelling and >? I-build
ing. Prico $2,250.00
66 acres a< Cray Court, 'I-room Rouse ,
ami out building, hounded i>\- land "i
E. T. Shell ami M. 11. Btirdi'no. Price
$00 per acre.
Seven room house and two ner< lot in ?
town of tlray Court, modern build.
not) acres of land within six milt "I
Lnurcns, live miles of Clinton, vvith
dwelling and four tenant lioui os, 250
acres in cultivation, balance in vvoi .
land. Terms made easy at $20 per .
i?S acres land near Wat iH Mill , ;
bounded i>y S. '). Leak and M. A.
Knight, I tonant house. Price $10 per
200 acres land, bounded bv lands of
Mrs. Jesse ToagUO. Jno. Watts. Dr. '
Fuller, dwelling and fcnncnl house
horse farm in cultivation. Price
68 acres land 2i miles c.rav Court,
bounded by lands of J. 11. Godfrey, John
Armstrong and others. Prico $1', 050.00.
200 acres land, Waterloo township,
bounded by lauds <>f estate of w. T.
Smith, J. R, Anderson and Saluda r.v
cr. Price $2,500.00.
100 acres <>f land in Votings township,
ll room dwelling, two tenant house.-!,
good barn. Price $2.250,
265 acres of land in Waterloo town
ship, known as lim .lohn v. i; >yd place
with dwelling and otil-huildin Prico
6-17 acres land i mile, of Lauren3, !
bounded bj lands Mrs, Burgess, Bob
Brown, Jno, Madden and other-; 6 ten- i
ant houses; 7 horse farm in cultivation,
Will be cut into !..' of Inn acres oacll.
Price $20 per acre.
J. N. Leak
Real Estate, Stocks and Bonds. Gray Court, S. C.
For Liver Ills.
aturc's RKMI ov I i Itottor tltitu |>lll*, boonnaa it ... t ? in the right w*y.
Ii Hin i ? il i?n ihn Rtonmrli, aigeaiton, run i l>yap?paln, cloauaoa th?
Q l.tvcr nixl ll?>?'t'1 , curing Couall|tntlou<
Uauully "ik N1* Tiili t U all U ?i H noccaanry !?> rorroct Ihn avcrago iron.
I>|.>. It atari* i'i Iho rliomaeh and acAn'ho* lhri>iit;li I ho t.lv.-r, Khluojr aikI
Intcotlno, dissolving nn<l aiiolhlttg ni it jj... s.
NR T?bi?t? uro always Jut.1 ri.:Iit im.I initiier bIcIcoii, grlim imr hnvo nny
hnrniful ?lt. r offoet. QCT A 28c BOX.
Tor Sale by Palmetto Drug Co.
I How Long is It?
Now don't gci rattled, but buy your Toys,
Dolls, Trains, Beds and Tables
Before the Rush
You want Books ? Wc have them Crom 2 cents to
$3.00?for wee folks as well as for
young and old folks.
Please do not send off for goods until you have seen
our stock. Will i>o wide open December 1st.
Palmetto Drug Co.
I No new Hands at the $
We have on hand fresh fr< m iho long-leaf
piney wood.- the !>< si line of Siding, Ceil
ing and Flooring ev< r brought to Laurens
for the money?from %\ to $2.50. Call
and see us on this subjec! and see the ma
terial and wc can size you up in both qual
ity and price-. Kor lime, hard plaster,
cement, laths, shingles, paryoid Roofing,
sash, doors and Minds, call to see us and
we can sal isfy you also.
We thank our friends of every race
and color for their patronage in the past,
and hope to merit your continued favors.
1. E. 0 y & Son $
F 11 K J<
Do \ OU sell cotton ?
Do you sell cotton seed ?
Do you hire cotton pickers?
If so, call and
a vrtltiablc bool
They iitc I K l .i
lllClll, So ?In liOt
for one. .
Laurens, S. C.