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1 VURENS, S. C. MA\ 10. loou.
Somowliere in sacred lore we have
read of the brotherhood of man, in
fact, we believe thai this principle,
together with the fatherhood of Cod
and the HftVlorllOOd Of Christ, is the
bum ami Hubstunce of the Christian
religion. Because Cod is the father
of all men and Christ their savior,
they are in him. brothers. And the
ti" thai binds is love.
In our dally life these meat prim i
pies are sometimes lost-to men: hus
llioss and pleasure obscure them and
we forget thai great and noble
ihoc-hi Dial men are brothel's. I'm
let some inittfortnne overt seme
one: let sorrow and gj'luf come, and
the principle asserts itself. Such was
the case In par city last Thursday
night, when without a moment's warn
ing, one was stricket) down.
That love for mankind was stirred
to it depths, ami the principle of the
brotherhood of man manifested itself
in rhe beautiful and tender ministra
tions, for the suffering and sorrow inn
There are three kinds br degrees
of teis exercise of love, sympathy,
and brotherly assistance, the liisi of
which is like unto that of the Pbat'i
>t old. They loved their breth
ren .ml kinsfolk: for. in turn. I hey
were loved hy them ami in return for
any kindnesses expected like klud
lli iscs. That was their reward
ami all the reward they received.
There are |u)oplo today who lend the
helping hand only when they have
hotte of ready re-payment. Next.
Iber* is that sympathy for our neigh
bors, those who I nee to live near
US. To them IVO extend kindnesses
simply because we live with them,
in the same town, and while caring
nothing for (hem, do so from a sense
of duty Imposed by conditions. Hut
the greatest of all. is that love we
boar the stronger within our nates."
In this way. and in this way alone,
does OUr lOVC heroine like the divine
love Jesus Christ, the good Samar
itan, loved the angels of heaven, hut
he loved lallen man. aliens to his
nature, as well. And so man. in lov
ing man, because he is man. evidences
the spirit of that one who pave up
his life because of his love toward
It was a revelation last Thursday
and Friday. People generally think
very little ol the everyday life of
theatrical people. They see them in
the piare of lite footlights and think
no more of them, whither (hey no or
what the) do lint when this mis
fortune came, when death claimed n
victim among them, the people of
(.aureus were moved with sympathy:
that love for mankind asserted itself,
and the helping hand was extended
the sorrowing and bereaved ones.
'Twos a revelation both to ourselves
and to the strangers among us. True
religion consists not of the pious face
and the loud mouthing of creeds: it
Is not evhtencod by great gifts to
worthy cause.- especially when the
plaudits of the world ate won thereby.
Religion, the kind lived hy the lowly
S'aznrerte, is the possession of a spirit
that ebmpels the exercise of the.se
kindly acts. ih?SO that Jesus did.
when "he weal about doing good-':
and ; n evidence of true religio;, i
'?'fie Observer may be mistaken:
bul II doe* not believe that the people
of Xewberry want any second-hand.
made.over school buildings," says the
Newberry Observer, since our es.
teemed contemporary htm been posing
as a user of correct terms." expert
grammarian, rhetorlclatb etc.. we are
surprised to see this use of the word
"ml-taken." Po-sibly our f. 1
met ns "Tin Observer may be III er
The Richmond New*-Leader 19
waging war against the corset. But
this "device of the devil" will doubt
less be able to "stay" the cn-slaughts.
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Says the I'nlon Progress, In re
port in? memorial day exercises:
"The orator of the day was then In
troduced by Mr. V. K. Del'ass. who
said'' and then follows about a nine
column speech. Who delivered it.
Mr. I).-Pass or Mr. McFadden. the or
ator of the day?
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They say II will cost $10,000,000 to
send a message i<> Mars. Well, all
our dispatches will go "collect."
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a dear, sweet friend has requested
us to publish the names of all the
marriageable bachelors in l.aureus!
We have the matter under advise
cm then, aren't all bachelors mar
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Auain the clerks of the city are
pestered with the late shoppers. The
line lady rushes breathlessly Into the
dry goods store at .">:.'?'? p. m. and ex
claims: ".My! but I just did get here
in lime" and proceeds to "shop" for
a half hour. Meanwhile the clerk,
who has an engagement with his
swect-hearl at o'clock sharp, is de
tained. 'Twould he Interesting to
pubii.-h his line of thought during
thai hall hour.
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Next week Tin> Advertiser will be
gln the publication of an excellent
serial story, Polls' of the Circus."
This is one of the most Interesting
hooks of recent times and we feel as
sured that our readers will appreci
ate it. lie -nre to read the opening
clinptoiS;! and if you are not now a
regular sul ?crlber s> :>?! in your name
ed upon its ,>.-s-:\k- o* the pool room
ordinance, which forbids boys under
eighteen years of age Boing Into the
pool rooms <r playing therein. It is
a wood ordinance and will be enforc
Through the efforts oi Secretary W.
It. Met'neu of the I.aureus chamber of
commerce n telephone system has
been Im tailed in the Princeton sec
tion, wiih a central ollleo and switch
board. This Is a good work: we
hope every community In ihe county
will do likewise.
A friend of the Ktlltor suggests
that the popular,overflowing artesian
well, located In the Holmes park, be
called the "Lucas well," In honor of
the late Capt. William Kniest Lucas,
who. while president of the I.aureus
cotton mills, had the well driven for
the use of the mill company. Rind
ing that the well could no! prove
available for his purposes, ('apt. Lu
cas had it finished up for the general
use of the public n praiseworthy
CHILDREN WHO ARE SICKLY
Mothers who value their own comfort and tho
welfare of iheir children, should never In-without .??
box of Mother (truy'a Sweet Powders for Children,
for use throughout the season. They Break up Colds,
?'uro Pevcrlshness, Constipation, Teething Dis
order*. Headache and Stomach Troubles. Til KSE
POWDKHS NKVKlt kail Sold by all Drugstores,
i.ic. iMm't aceent any tubrtttutt. a trial packago
witlbosi'itt KHKBtoany mother who will address
Allen s. OluisUd, Le lloy, a. V.
See our line of I .awn and Porch fur
niture, consisting of a beautiful line
of Settees. Hammocks. Kockers and
S M. & E. II. Wilkes & Co.
For Good TKings to
Cotite to see T'S!
Cor !"-v Qua r Oa's, I
Shredded Whole Wheat, Grape I
Nuts, Po.41 Toaati . Cooked I
Whole Wheat* Cream of Wheat f
FINE CANNED c ?ODS
Kuly June Peas, Sweet t orn,
California Peaches. Apricots.
White I i.erries. See us for
P.t k'.e.; and Salad Dressing's of
ail kinds, also Maraschrios
Cherries, Olives and Sauces.
FRESH YKO KT A I.I.KS ar
TRY OURTEASand you will
have no mof e Tea Trouble< Tho
freshest stock, the lowest pri
ces, the best attention at
J. \V. Payne
The Cash Ciroccr *
Next Door to Palmetto Bank.
i could not
>? in which
? Is second
The Union meeting of the 1st di
vision of the I.aurens association will
convene with Lanford Baptist church
on the 29th Inst. at 10 o'clock a. m.
First?Devotional exercises con
ducted by Moderator.
Second?Organization and enroll
ment of delegates.
1st query: What does the Bible
teach about God, and how does God
most clearly show his love? T. .1.
Hughes, .lohn Kiddle ami .1. II. Power.
2nd query: what proof have we
of the Messlahsbip of Jesus? Jasper
Martin. AI vi ti Martin and John A.
3rd: The value of the Old Testa
ment to the Qospel. Jno. I.. Bar nett.
It. w. Woodruff, J. M. Shell.
Ith: Bible studies: its effects up
on the life. Rev. .1. T. Taylor. S. M.
BrOCk. .lohn Marlow.
10:00 o'clock?Sunday school.
11:00?Missionary sermon by Rev.
J. M. Shell or S. M. Brock.
Churches are requested to send
Ever) Old Thing Made New.
An old chair with a small can of
f.. & M. Home Finish Varnish Stain.
Any old furniture with a .small can
of I.. & M. Home Finish Varnish. a
kitchen door, porch floor, with a
small can of the I,. & M. Home Fin
ish Floor Faint. Old kitchen chairs,
benches, tiny old small things with
a pound or two of the I. & M. Home
Finish Domestic Paint. a carriage,
a buggy, with about a dollar's worth
of L. & M. Home Finish Carriage
Varnish Paint. Porch furniture,
lawn swings, iron railings, with a
smalt can of L, & M. Home Finish
Gimmel Palnl In all colors. An old
leaky roof made ti^ht. with a can ol
Koiipse Roof and Bridge Paint. All
old things made new with these little
cans of L" & M. Home Finish Paints.
Cost is trifling. Be sure to net them
from J. n. & M. I.. Nash. Laurens.
? OUR SPECIAL NOTICES. \\
Corn Mill?The Eureka Foundry and
Supply Co. has Installed /an up-to
date grist mil' and is ready to serve
the public. Bring us all/your grind
ing; give us a trial. Eureka Foun
dry & Supply Co., Laurons, S. C. 38tf
For Sale?Tbe ruinous Nancy Hall
Potato Slips?from Floi idal for next
thirty days. 30 cents per hundred.
.Madden's City Restaurant. 'Phone 230.
I.aureus. S. C. 41-2t
For Sale Mammoth Pekln Duck
Bggs for hatching. Eleven for $1.00.
Satisfaction guaranteed or money re
turned. William Bl'UCfi Copeland.
West Main Street. Laurons, S. C. 41-2
Lost -One red bound dog. about 9
months of age, long ears. soHd red
color, will answer to name of "Ned".
Liberal reward to tinder. Return to
Tbos. W. Menuett. 42-tf
Wiiiitcil Cattle to pasture at ?">'? eis.
per month. Fine Bermuda grass. R.
L. Young. Lisbon. S. C. 1/ 42-21
New Homes for Rent??10.00 per
Menth?Three new live room cottages,
just built;- city/water furnished free
in each bouse;/ uice, large rooms; i
lire placea in each. These cottages
are bandy to jjniblle square, churchy
and new. graded school bullding. |
.also hav.e on same lot. four rooms in
the Foster Simpson residence for reut,
adjoining the Red Iron Racket. Call
and see. I.. F. Burns, at Red lr-i,,
Racket. Will rent or sell. 42-1:
Reward Five Hundred Dollars Re
ward is offered by Ahe citizens of Ora
Court for the arrifst and conviction ol
the,person who pet tire to tire stores
of Willis & Curry' C. F. Moore, an I
lt. Ii. Cray, on the night of May 131
1909. J. N. I-eak, Intendant. irj |
Judge Foatherstone in Spartanbnrg.
By a special appointment. Judge ( .
C. I'eatherstone of this city is presi I
inu; over the three week's term ol
civil court In Spartanburg, bavins; h >
nun on Monday,morning the 17th
You will find the best Hue of Wai
Coolers in different sizes at
S. M. & F. 11. Wilkes ?fc Co.
I am always looking- after your wants and my
prices are always right. Just a little bit lower for
the same quality of goods than you can find else=
where. I am after your pocket book and your
pocket book is after the best values for less money
than you can buy elsewhere.
Come and See for Yourself
('alte?! 10 yards in a customer, only.
Apron Ringhum hecks, going at the low price of
Yard wide Sea Island, all you want, per yard ..
12>j cents Piaxon, per yard, only.
to.inch I,awn, the H> coots quality, per yurd, only .
India Linen, the ID routs kind, per yard, only .. ..
India Linen, the 1 ?> cents quality, per yard, only . .
India Linen, the 20 cents kind, per yard, only . .
India Linen, the 2."> cents kind, per yard, only.
.Man) other kinds of WHITE GOODS, the 10 cents kind,
to go in this Sule ut, per yard, only.
All tlit- 10 rents per yard ('If AM II K YS and LAWNS to go
on in this Sule at, per yard,.
We liato about 1,000 yards BATISTE and Colored LAWNS
that sell for 8 1-SJ ccnU all over town, per yard, only
PERCALES- one lot of yard-wide goods, to go at.
1? rent HICkOUY STRIPES and CHEVIOTS, per yard
1,000 yards Colored LAWNS, carried over from lust season.
All beautiful Patterns, was sold for H>c, I2*jc, ami
lie, per yard; hut we want to bid thciu tJood-byc.
They are yours, at per yard,.
$2.50 Trimmed Hats, only. #| !>n
$2.00 Trimmed Hals, only.
$1.50 Trimmed Hats, only.
"5 Cent Trimmed Hats, only.
50 Cent Trimmed Hats, to go at only.
Ladies' and .Misses' 50 cent Sailor Hats, only.
Ladies' ami Misses' 25 cent Sailor Hats, only.
HOSIERY, TOWELS, NKCKWKAK KOK LADIES AND MKN,
U (IHK VI It IRG UN PRICKS.
Ladies' Corsets, Hie 50 cent ones, to go at.
Ladles1 Corset*, the 2:, cent ones, to go at.
SHIRTS one lot of 50 cent ones going lit.
M (.1 ,n.kk SHIRTS the rery latest, to go at.
K.'ir lot of .Men's 50 cent Work Shirts, to go at.
One lot Men's and Hoys' SHIRTS Think of it. Otllj
overalls Hie regular *J ?>'? kind, going for.
Overalls Ihe .'?0 cent (piulily, WO are going to sell for .. ..
Hai?' Knee PANTS at ghe?awnj prices.i; an
Men's Oxfords, the 1(12.00 kind, per pair. $1.79
Men's Oxfords, the $1.50 kind, per pair. 1.29
Ladies' Oxfords, Hie $2.00 kind, per pair. 1.79
Ladies' Oxfords, Hie $1.50 kind, per pair. 1.29
Ladies' Oxfords, the $1.25 kind, per pair. 1.09
Ladies Oxfords, the regular $1.00 kind, per pair. .89
27 pairs Men's high cut "Dee Yee" Shoes, irunrnntcoil to be all
Hand Sewed, Sells in a it y regular Shoe store for $1.00; but v>e
want to CLOSE them OCT, so we offer | he iii At the very low price of
Soap, get a quarters worth
Seven Cakes of Fairy Soap for.
Seven Cakes of (.rand Pa's far Soap.
Seven Packages of Octagon Washing Powder.
Eight Cakes of Cold Hand Soap.
Get a nickel's worth
Twenty* Seven (27> Nutmegs.or>
Three (.1) Slicks of Hlulnc, a good quality.95
Five (500? Hundred Desert Dishes, were 10 cents each, now .05
Two (250) Hundred and Elftj Plates, were 10c each, now ,05
Two in One (2 in I) Polish,'going at.07
. .EVERYTHING IN THE FIVE AND TEN CENTS' STORE \T V
RIG S\( RIEICE. WE HAVE TOO MANY ODDS AND ENDS AND
WE MUST CLEAN THEM CP TO MAKE ROOM FOR \i:\> GOODS.
MY Loss WILL RE YOCR <.\l\. COME AND SEE. LOOK
\n YOU WILL IH Y REFORM LEAVING OCR STORE. THE
BARGAINS ARE MARVELOUS. WHIN ut: THINK OF OUR
FRIENDS WE FORGET OURSELVES. COME AND SEE,
These arc special prices and you conic as soon as you see' the advertisement.
No special date.
With every $5.00 purchase we are going to give a beautiful picture 16x20 or a
beautiful decorated lamp, your choice, not ours.
J. L. HOPKINS