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f ffERAL MATTHEW C. BUTLER,
DISTINGUISHED CITIZEN, DEAD,
Dashing Confederate Cavalry Leader, United Stoics
Senator for Unco Terms and One of the
State's Foremost Barristers.
(h n. \\ itihew Calbraith Butler, of
?dgetloldi one of iii" last of Con fed
ora to calfclry genoralH, <li? <i last Wed
day ntghl al 11.10 o'clock at an
Infirmary in Columbia,
For Rome weeks Ciotiural Mailer lias
boon ill. and had boon gradually
growing weaker, and for several days
ii hau been known tin- end was near.
General Butter's death was hue lo a
complication of diseases, Induced by
an old wound. Me lost a leg at Bran
dy sialioM. and after hi; recovery
fro:.! tir- wound continued to serve
throughout the war* This wound h id
not bothered him until a few mouths
Major Or.. Matthew Calbraith But
ler was born near Greenville, S. C
March G, I s lit His father was Dr.
William Ilutler, an assistant surgeon
in the United stan-s navy, and a con
gressman in 1811; his mother, .lane
T.. daughter of Capt. B?rry, Catted
States navy, of Newport. R I . ami
sister of ( omn i .Iota- Oliver* II. Perry
and Matthew Calbraith Berry. Judge
\. P, Butler, rnlted States senator,
and Governor PlerCe m. Butler, col
onel of tii.' Balm tto regiment ami
killed a' Chnrtthuseo, wore his utioles;
his grandfather, Gcli. Will lam Butler,!
was a gallant oillccr of the rovdlullon-i
vier of his Sias- a. captain of a com- j
pahy of cavalry in Hamilton's legion.j
Tbi column ml took a distinguished
pari ii the lirsl battle of Mantissas. >
and C'apt. Butler was promoted to
major to itatii from July tii. the be
ginning ot hi> famous eareer III the
cavalry of the army of Northern Vir
ginia. He commanded tho cavalry
ot the legion under Stuart In the With
drawal of ta>' troops from Vorktown,
and was warmly commended for Kil
iane... at Williamsburg. In August.
18152, he was promoted to colonel of
tho second regiment. South Carolina
cavalry, Hampton's brigade, and In
this rank he partli I pa tod in the sec
ond Mantissas and Maryland cam
paign, wlnnhu? fa vorn hie mention for
gallant leadership in the affair a*
Monnoacy bridge, and In Stuart's
Char.ibursbiira raid. lie commanded
the hinlh |>ail of Ids brigade lit the
! i frii iitii
th- famous avatry battle of Brandy
promotion > brigadier general fol
lowed hi mh.'r. Beturiiing to
service before his wound healed, ho
was sent home to recover, lie suc
ceeded General Hampton in brigade I
command and took part in the fall !
Campaigns of the army In !>?'.:'.. and
throughout the famous struggle, of I
1^?'.!. at the Wilderness. Spott.sylvan la,;
and before Richmond in opposition to
Sheridan, he was one of the heroic)
Hgures ol this last great campaign of
KASTE It HKKVICKS AT K A H.MO.NY,
Excellent Music and Fine Addresses
On Easter Sunday*
Harmony, April 16.- We lioid our
Easter SorvjOO here InSt Sunday
night; tite program prepared by the
Kaster committee foiled to come hi
on time, Mrs. Nannie Bniciitiiie, as
sisted by Miss Sc. ie Medlook and
Miss Mollle llalcutlhc, prepared one
Said bj Boiri ? to if the best ever held
at this church, The children roelied
their pieces well. Tho choir gave us
some line music, led a1 Hie or,'tan by
Miss Molllo lialontlnc. We wore very
sorry otir pastor could not bo with
us. Bev. Mr Sexton of Princeton
and Be\ Mr Crane of Kmrinaii uni
versity wer? present Mr. Cram; gave
us a fine lecture on home missions.
The children's collection amounted to
seven dollars. The ladies of the
church an i community had the church
very tastefully decorated.
Mrs. Fannie Medlook, widow of the
lato Volney MedloCk. died Wei^noaday
night of pneumonia, The nneral
was conducted by Or. I 0 Martin of
Waroshoals, at Poplar Springs church,
Ti; ? sdej evening and burial in the
or. Cent 'fery.
Mr Crane preached at Poplar
S-' rngs last Sunday.
the Confederate armies. The reports
ii>:' Sheridan Idlitself littest lite splon
did linhi of Didier und Iiis brigade at
Hnwe's shop and Cold Harbor. Ad
Trevilinti station ho wa- in command
ol Hampton's division, and repulsed
I seven distinct and determined assaults
by the largely superior forces under
I Sheridan, ids command occupying
ih.- most Important point Of a Con
federate line and fighting as Infantry.
In September he was promoted to
major general tin I In lSOi" ho was de
tached with a small division for the
campaign against Sheridan In the
t t.N. >i, c.iH . i : n.
tiuin attained national repute for the
tlrmness and boldness with which he
handled the pollth al questions which
concerned the essentials of the reor
ganized social life. While he power?
fully advocated obedience i>> the re
construction measures as the law.
law being proferable to chaos, he re
ceded at no time from a persistent
opposition to im rin-teinonl on good
government, ami was largely instru
mental in securing the election of
ISov. Wade Hamilton. In l^T*". he was
elected to the i'nlted states senate,
where admission was met by a storm
of partisan protest which Is memora
ble in the history Of the nation, but
his career of eighteen years in thai i
exalted body vindicated the good
judgment and patriotism of the state,
which deputed him as its representa
tive. In the stormy day- of sectional
debate in congress, he Was one Of the
foremost champions of the South, hut
vocacy of it strong navy of Civil set- !
vice reform, and u her measures now i
settled In national policy; After the
expiration Of hi- .- .;> Iti the senate!
In March, ixt??"., was engaged in,
the practice ot Inw at Washington, |
i>. c In 1 S9s he was appointed a
major general in the ??> lunteer army
of the i'nlted States, for the war
with Spain, ami afp | ? e was se
cure.! he Served as a member of the
commission for the removal of thi
Spanish forces fr< in Cuba,
L. k Simpson of Furman spent
Saturday and Sunday With his pa
rents and friends in the community.
Mr w. Carl Owens of Greenwood
was in the conununity ono day this
week on buslnosf
TitC lleii-rock Of Success
lies III i k '.ui. Cm brain, backed by
In lomltable will and resistless energy.
Such poWcr coines from the splondid
health that In-. King's New Lifo Pllli
Impart, They vitalize every organ
and build up brain and body. A.
Harmon, Llzetnoro, W Vs., writes:
"They are Hie lie- pi.is I have over
used." -?'?<?. al Laufens Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug C.
Senator Francis I'.rnoiy Warren of
Wyoming, (>? years of ago. Is the own
er of the largest sheop ranch In the
Mr. L. H. Karnham, a prominent
druggist of Spirit Lake, Iowa, says:
'Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tableto urn certainly the best thing
on the market for constipation."?
tUve th"s' tablets a trial. You are
! certain to And thorn agroonblo and
pleasant In effect. Price. cents.
Samples free. For sale by Laurens
! More than nine out of every ten cases
lot rheumatism ;mv simply rheuma
tism of muscles, ?ine to cold or
damp, <>" chronic rheumatism. in
I such cases no Internal treatment Is
required. The tree application of
Chamberlain's Liniment Is all that Is
Is certain to give quick
it a trial ".111(1 see for
quickly It relieves the
moss. The medicines
internally for rheumu
itonous or very strong
'i ll.; ?? re worse than
! needed, and i
, yourself how
pain and so'
I usually given
I than are pol
usoless !:? cases of chronic ami mus
cular rhe imutism. For sale by the
Laurons Drug Co.
A patent lias been granted a Chi
cago man on an electric piano that
ducos music from bells instead of
V Healing Snho far Burns, ('hupped
Hand- and Sore Mpples.
As a healing salve for all burns,
sores, sore nipples and chapped ?
hands chamberlain'.- Salve is most i
excellent. I? allays the pain of a,
burn almost instantly, and unless the
injury is very severe, heals the parts
without, leaving a scar. Price. 25
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We Want Your Health
and Accident. Surety,
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A- Law Itungc
Laurens, S. C.
The Implement Co.,
It Is vory important Loth for
ellcetivo and economical work to
'T^j best of
(tar Naw Dosoriptivo Catalog
just issued foils all about the host
time and labor-saving mach ??<--;'
It - o." ibt: best and most in
toii mag Implement Catalogs is
sued. Mailed free on request.
Wo arc also headquarters for
Farm Wagons, Buggies,
Barb Wire, Fencing.
V-Crimp and other Roof
ing, Gasoline Engines,
Saw and Planing Mills.
Write for prices an,l catalogs.
The Implement Co.,
1302 Mnio.SL. - Richmond. Va.
What about protecting
your property against loss
by lire. We have as good
as the best in the way of
Laurens Fire Insur
C. W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
Before you buy a itew
Cotton Planter, wo want to
show yott the best otto for
you to use. Because it will
save your seed. Time and
labor, that means money to
The Deere &
I Alansur Cotton j
I Supply Co.
Real Estate Agent
Sleep over your rights
if you want to, but I am
going to sell 2 stores just
east of the Court House,
100 feet for the small sum
of $8,000.00. Don't wait
until the other fellow gets
it. but write or phone 75.
i lot coutanitig a store room
and dwelling in good shape
; house and lot arid barn
good well right town, On
water and light lru? o::ly #2500.
: lot for $300.00
And other pr ?perty in town
and court/, see me before buy
ing and selling for terms.
P. S. JEANS
Clinton, C. Box 152
We have a full line of the very
best Seeds-=Seeds that we can re
commend to our customers. We
have them in papers and in bulk.
Let us fill your seed orders.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Ej| 3*7^ Business
This i- distinctively a bank for the business
man. It knows the business man's requirements
and makes a specialty of meeting them.
The young man with ability to successfully
conduct a small business, will be accorded our best
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The Bank for Your Savings.
FTHE C8EVTC5T PD1CDV Y **? ?
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ANO ri:.. COYS ?.:?'-?> .( ?,
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vv. ? is/a in? irv. ,;? . , -\t
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v" V 4 .?. .... J. _ .. u J A\ (J1 <W?
To !&.??ain You? Strength
Ropp'ffi o; tho ?5oo.d PLHyslci&n :'n
c? L mm? trig Maw York Hospi?a.i
c:i the Curo o5 Oiie.rrh.
'?A f i\v y' ; ti ? o ivo cohsii1 t hat
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Cent, of t.ho c;i . -s of niturrh brought
i us, but si two llto hit rdduetloh of
'?Hi ludhie" otir hospital we euro
? than .90 per coiit. of all tho cases
0! ' .;u-:"'.: in various forms brought
t . Catarrh of thu lletul, Catuirh
of thd Kybs, Catarrh of 11 ;o liladder
un i ITrotiin, Catarrh of tho largo
i st hies, ('at :i rrh of t ho La rynx, relvio
Catarrh, Catarrh of tho Throat., and
< it t a rrh of tho Sioftiuch arc quickly
cured with "illoodino." tt builds now
tissues. gives ti? " onergy, now life,
now Moo?i aial si rcngth to anv part of
tho body attacked by the Catarrh.al
Hlnodinc is a powerful tonic, nour
ishing food medicine, composed of
valuable, totliti S'-imulantS obtained
fr n vegct.iddo drugs. "Bloodino"
stains no narcoi los or other dangor
uns d ti ra which merely deaden pain
:?. m; ? ar.l-. i.!:* givj no pertnanant
rt.'ibit or cur ill.oenuseof vour disease.
"Illcodiiie itt powerful body builder
f<:; i :>: .< ? :i ihe best reihody
i. jown t . i:-? :? pr >:'-'ssi ?n to
i'i.r i hit,, vy.it. , !)'<. ?1 a. ! aitpply
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j.". /"".''. -? w,? ti o wchderful
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DR. B. F. POSEY
Laurens. S. C.
Qo to the /VlcCoril Studio for Fine Photos
and High Grade Portraits.
The very best material is used and tho latest de
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The prices are as low as is consistent with good work.
Come to see us, your patronage is appreciated.
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40-inch White Lawn the lOcts
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