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3ENTIRE LOAD ON SHOT
ENTERED NEGRO'S ARM
Philip (?iirroti Respected Colored Man
Accldcntnllj shot Luvt Frldnj
Xcw Building At Mountvlllc.
MountvIUo, .fuly 12.?Philip Oarret,
u prominent colored man mid mechan
ic of tills place met with a serious ac
cident lust Friday. He had boon out
near his honst? trying to shoot a rab
bit ami returned to the well, placing
the bhotgllll with stock on ground ami
muzzle under his left arm. it ysome
means the gun was nred, the entire
load taking effect in Lite arm. it la
thought by his physician that the
wounded limb will have to he ampu
.Mr. I. ('. Millwood of Atlanta was
hero last week canvassing for sub
scriptions to tiw Atlanta Journal.
Mr. Walter Nelson of Multilist Is
here spending a few -lays' vacation
with his homo people.
.Mr. .lohn M. Simmons is making
preparations to build a now dwelling
on a lot adjoining the residence of
M, M .TengtlO. A deep well has been
sunk ami a planing machine Is on the
ground for dressing lumber.
.Mr. M. M. Tengtie Is still in a very
feeble condition hut is receiving the
most tender nursing and treatment
by loving children.
There ;ire some good fields of corn
in this section notwithstanding the
long continued wet weather. Cotton
is suffering from an over abundance
< APT. UF.OKUh W. MOO HE.
Death at Clinton of dlnlluii! F.x-Pon
?'apt. (ieorge w. Moore, an aged
and highly respected citizen ami gal
ttint soldier of the Confederate Si:;: -s
army, after nil illness of several
weeks, died ai the residence of l:is
youngest son, Mr. Lady .1. Moore, of
this plr.ee, at about '.' o'clock on the
morning of Friday, .inly iJnd, in the
7."dh year of his an ?.
"t.'ncle tleorge" Mooro, as lie was
affectionately called by his hosts of
friends, was born on the 2<lrd day of
November, IS.)!, three miles south
east of I.aureus court house. Karly
in the forties ids parents moved to
Waterloo township, where he was
reared tilltl Iivi I practically all his
iii-. In IS.Vi a.- married Miss lOII/.n
West, of ibis county. 01 this union
Jin ??> children Were horn: Messrs.
A. 1'. and I.. .1. Moore of ?'Union, and
Mrs. Kayar of Atlanta, (in.
ii' served through the civil war as
ist orderly sergeant of Co. A. 3rd
South Carolina battalion, Korsliaw's
brigade, being engaged in many ol
the Li ost important battles of the war.
rlst: Second .Manassns, Froderh ks
burg, Cliancellorsvlllo, (lottyshttrg,
Chlcnmaitgu, Ktmxvllle, tho Wilder
ness. Cold Arllor. fe'pottsylviiniii C. H.,
North Ann;', ere.
Vfter Mi" war lie took an active
part in tic redemption of die state
from carpetbagger-negro misrule,
having been captain of a red shirt
company during the stormy day.- of
For fourteen years thereafter he
served as one of the magistrates of
Lauri its county, being appointed first
by Wndo Hampton Immediately after
his Inauguration as governor of South
Carolina in ist".
!';> to the time of his demise he
was one of only three survivors of
tie- f: moils Kansas expedition which
was commanded by (Jen. A. c Jonos;
Dr. J. Q. Wllbor ami Mr. Thnd Tengtie
of this county being the only two now
The interment was in the cemoterj
of Smyrna (Methodist) in Waterloo
of which church he was for many
years a faithful member.
Peace to his ashes.- Clinton (la
See the bargains that we have in
Chairs. Consisting of the best made
ami best finished ( hairs at prices that
will he money saved for yon.
S. M. & hi. 11. Wilkes Sr Co
0000 t KOPS IN KAMI \ < OIATIIV.
Fair Acather Dill "Make II?)" Vor
?iic Farmer* in Itiibim Section.
It; him. .Inly 12. The farmers of
this Kcctloii are getting along nlcelj
with their work this week, and il ii
'.v111 stay fair for a short time they
?Will soon he done Work. The crop
are looking fine ami if the rain con
tinues it 'he rlghl intervals there
will he a good crop made in this sec
Mr. wmiam Simpson of Fountain
inn was the guesl of Mr. T. I'. Maid)
Mr. Hill Vance of Augusta Cross
roads visited his brolhor, Mr. Zeh
Vance. Saturday and Sunday.
.Mr. ami Mrs. Walter Nash were the
guests Of Mr. and .Mrs. .lohn Mahon
Mr. Walter Baldwin and family
spent one day last week with Mrs.
Mr. Lewis Mahaffey of the Eden
Section spent the day Saturday with
Mr. Charlie Itoper and family.
Mason's Fruit Jars in ?11 sizes. Ks
tra tops and the best quality of rub
*er8 af 8. M. & K. H. Wllkos & Co.
?ATKRI.00 ITF.MS OF INTEREST.
Little .Miss Madge Henderson t'ele?
>>rut<-s Her Blrthduy.
Waterloo, July 10.?Rev. w. n.
Whurton, superintendent of the Bp
worth orphanage, Bpenl a day or tsvo
In Waterloo "'is week.
.Messrs. John E. Henderson and I. P.
Moore spent Wednesday In Greenwood
Messrs. -M. J. Penrce and A. (;. Whin
spe.Ml Tuesday and Wednesday In Lnu*
Miss Clladys Uoyd, a charming young
lady of Anderson, is the guest of rela
tives in Waterloo.
Mr. and Mrs. i>. Casper Smith leave
next Week lor a visit of several weeks
to llendersonvllle and AshOvllIe.
Mr. Joseph M. Penrce was the guesl
of Mr. .1. I!. Whurton and family in
Greenwood this week
Mr. ('. I.. Smith of Abbeville was
here Thursday on business.
Mr. Oary Culbertson of I.aureus is
spending a few days with his parents
Miss Ethel King and Mis. Ruby For
shee of Coronaca were guests this
week of Mr. B. F. Wilcutl and family.
One of the most enjoyable children's
parties given in Waterloo for some
time was the one at which little Miss
Madge Henderson, the attractive lit
tle daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John B.
Henderson, celebrated her eighth
birthday on Saturday evening from I
to f. o'clock. The little hostess was
assisted in receiving her guests by
her glster, Mi.->s Julia Henderson, these
little ladies being unusually winsome
in their dainty white frocks. Many
games were played, followed by re
freshments served at a prettily ap
pointed table, the dining room present
itig Charming scene, in!.I. filled
with Its lovely and bright-eyed little
.'.'tests. Little Miss Madge received
many tokens of love from her litt! ?
i'rl mis. Present on tills happy oc
casion were Ii' !.-- Misses Jnnle Ander"
si ::. Mildred Fennel 11 \lllc and Ruth
Ctilbertsoh, Lois Nichols. Beth and
Neil Long. Gladys Fuller and Messrs.
William WiUi;.!'\ Whurtoh. Boh Smith.
Robertson Anderson. El'sklne Whin
and Kthel Culbertsom
Ooii'l OM a Divorce.
A Wester:; Judge grunted a iMvOl'CO
on account of ill-temper and had
breath. Or. King's New Life Pllb
would have prevented it. They cure
constipation, causing bud breath cud
liver trouble the ill temper, dispel
colds, banish headaches, conquer \
chills. 2"?e at the Liitirens Drug ("o.
an i the Palmetto Orttg c >.
Johnny llorrny! Tommy What
Ver :o happy about ? Johnny- I don't
bait -r go to school today. Tommy -
Chee, you're lucky. W'y dontcher?
Johnny- I gotta go to tit' dentist's an"
have three teeth pulled! Cleveland j
The great mortality from dysentery;
and diarrhoea is du.- to a lac!; of
proper treatment at the fust stages
of the disease. Chamberlain's Colic,
cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is a
reliable and effectual medicine, and
when given in reasonable time will !
prevent any dangerous consequences,
It lias been in use for many years
and has always met with unvarying
success. For sale by Laufens Drug
"These Turks are barbarous people,"
remarked the cottage housewife, as she
got out a rhubarb pie. "Yes. mum."
responded Sandy Pikes, with a low
bow. "To show my antipathy for dem
I have formed a boycott." "A boy
cott, my poor man?'' "Yes, mum; 1
have promised myself never to use a
Turkish towel or take a Turkish bath."
Chicago Daily News.
Brave Fire Laddies
often receive severe burns putting
out flros. then use Bucklen's Arnica
Salve and forget them. It soon drives
out pain. For burns, scalds, wounds
cuts and bruises it is earth's greatest
healer. Quickly cures skin erup
tions, old sores, boils, ulcers, felons:
host pile cure made. Relief is in
stant. 'J.'.c at Lauren- Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
Fortune Teller I c.-m rend that
there is to be a wreck in your home,
and it will be caused by a blonde wo
man. Patron Oh. that has already
occinred Out HOW Swedish maid let
the dumb waiter fall and broke all the
dishes, Baltimore American.
Mnuel Complaint in ( liildrcn.
When siv mouths old the little
daughter oi R. N. Dewey, a well
known merchant of Agiiewvllle, \*u.,
had an attack of CholCru 111 fit 11 til in.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera ami Di
arrhoea Remedy was given and efiec
cd a complete cure. 'Mil remedy
lias proven very successful in case.;
of bowel complaint in children und
I w li. n given according to the plain,
printed directions can lie relied upon
I with perfect confidence. When re
duced with water and sweetened it Is
pleasant to take, which is of great
importance when n medicine must 1)0
given to young children. For sale by
Lnurens Di u.', Co.
"Is your husband a vegetarian?"
"No, Indeed. I can't even get blm to
cut the lawn, lei alone dig a garden."
Detroit Free Press.
Twenty-Five Cents is the Price of
The terrible itching and smarting.
Incident to certain skin diseases. Is
almost instantly allayed by applying
Chamberlain's Salve. Price ??"? cents.
For sale by Lnu t ens Drug Co.
SAYINGS OF MRS. SOLOMON.
Ilcing the Confessions of the Seien
(Translated by Helen Rowland.)
How long, oh, daughter, shall the
hlx'i priests In the pulpits continue
to rave and to cry out concerning
"The ideal woman?" For every man
knoweth that she Is the one he did
But I say unto thee. "What Is t'.ie
ideal man " And every woman shall
make answer differently!
For she thai la wed led unto an
Adonis shall declare, "He Is like unto
Caliban, which hath crooked 'ens and
embcnponlt and la so unattractive
that UO other woman will look at
But she that hath married a Caliban
Will reply sadly. "Nay. he is a thing
of beauty whom thou canst kiss with
out turning out the ku.s".
she whose spouse cotueth home al
ways byn circuitous route shall cry,
"Ho is a temperance lecturer"! yet
the wife of it goody-goody shall re
tort. "Nay. he is a jolly good fellow
who sometimes Beeth a j oke and
takuth his Wife unto the theater oc
Yea. she whose husband buyeth her
bonbons and silk stockings with the
rent money, shall declare. "He is a
miser". Vet the wife of a penurious
man shall vow. "He is one who look
eth not over the household accounts
to see that an mince of sugar and
three tea leaves have not been mis
used". Mut an unmarried woman
shall reply. "He Is like unto the man
whom I am going to marry, hut have
not vet gotten".
Yet, I say unto thee, he is a dead
husband, which hath left thee "Mis",
on thy name anil a good Income wit'e.
which to buy becoming mourning.
For Is not the most attractive Jelly
illWiiy:s that Upon the top shelf, ami
the most attractive girl the one UC10S3
the street, ami the biggest fish the
one which swnm away, and the only
perfect wife th$ other man's wife
tlo io! Question me not concern
ing why a woman marry.uh the sort
of UUill she doth marry! For there
are ninny reasons, hut the chief of
these because he hath risked her.
For every woman knoweth that matrl
tuonv is a cross?but that an old maid
is something crosser.
Y a. a husband is a tonic which is
hitter to the taste, but sweet* neth the
disposition. And it i.- easier t>> work
any man than to work for a living.
Selali! tireenville News.
"My la/.y son has at last decided or.
a profession that he thinks he'll like."
"Hood! What has he chosen?"
wants to i.e a lineman for a wireles3
telegraph company."-?Cleveland Lead
Catarrh C.inuot De CnrcJ
with local applications, as they can
not reach the seat of the disease
Catarrh is a blood or constitutional
disease, and in order to cure it you
must take internal remedies. Hall s
Catarrh Cure la taken internally, and
acts directly on the Mood and mucous
surfaces. Hall s Catarrh Cure is not
a quack medicine. It was proscribed
by on.- of the boHl physicians in this
country for yonrs and is a regular
prescription. It is composed of the
bcsl tonics known, combined with the
liest blood purltlors, acting directly on
the mucous surfaces. The perfect
combination of the two Ingredients
Is what produces such wonderful re
sults in curing catarrh. Soml for
F. .1. C1IKNKY & CO.. Props..
Sold by druKKists. price 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti
"I understand your husband is some
thing Of an after-dinner speaker."
"Yes," answered young Mrs. Torkins.
"what Charley is liable to say after
dinner is the reason we can't keep a
cook." Washington star.
Co-Flj keeps (lies off Monies and
Cattle. 25c and 60c. At all drug
stores. 44 - 10t.
NOTICE OK ELECTION.
State of South Carolina.
County of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions sinned by more
than one-third of the qualified elect
ors and free holders residing in the
IMountvlllc HiKh School District, Hun
ler No. ::. Laurens County. South Car
olina, asking lor an election upon the
question of levying a two 12) mill tax
upon property in said High School
District in be used for Hinh School
pltrposOH have 1)0011 lib d with the
County Hoard of Education, an elec
tion i-. hereby ordered upon said ques
tlon, said election to bo held on the
ITlll day of July. liUiJt, at tin Mount
vjllo High School House, under the
management ol the trustees of said
Only such electors as return real
or personal property for taxation, and
who exhibit their tax receipts and reg
istration Certificates, as required in
the geilOrnl election, shall be allowed
Those favoring the tax shall vote
u ballot Containing Hie word "Yes"
written or printed thereon; those
agOlnsI the tax shall vote a ballot
Containing 'he word "No" written or
Polls shall open at the hour of
seven o'clock In the forenoon and
shall remain open until the hour of
four o'clock In the afternoon, when
they shall close and the ballots be
The trustees shall report the result
of sal I election to the County Auditor
within ten days thereafter.
QKOROE L, PITTS,
Co. Supt. of Fdc.cation.
duly 3. U" CJ-2t.
What about protecting
your property against loss
by fire. We have as good
as the best in the way of
Laurens Fire In
C. W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
Now ii your chance to get
at greatly reduced prices, all
clean, good stock.
Hot Water Bags.
These are sick room
necessities and each
household should have
Now is your chance
to get a good one
See our line or* Brush
es, Combs and Toilet
The Old Reliable.
WILMINGTON, N- C AND RETURN
COLUMBIA- NEW3ERRY AND LAU
Ten day excursion tickets
on sale each Thursday, May 27th
to August 19th, 1909. AH tick
ets limited to reach original start
ing point returning ten days in
addition date of sale.
AH excellent opportunity
to visit popular Wrightsville
Beach, N*. C, at a small cost.
For information call on
ticket agent, or write,
W. J. CR ah;,
tf Passenger Traffic Manager.
Schools of Arts, Science, Educa
tion, Law, Engineering and
Ten different courses leading
tO the degrees ol* a. B. and ft, S.
College feel, room and light,
$66.00. Hoard Si >< >, per mouth.
Tuition remitted in special cases,
Forty-two Scholarships each
worth Si00 in cash and free tui
tion. Fof catalogue address.
S. C. MITCHELL, President
Columbia, S. C.
A.V 7?iir I>r,,*ir1.t for CTII CIf R.^
DIAMOND IlKAN'I) PILLS in Rfd und
Gold metallic boxes, sealed wilh Diu
Rlht>on Takb no oriiRR. Ita*-of Tour
l>rr,*,l,t and ?aW fur CIII-l'IIKH.Tr.H H
DIAUUM) lilt AM? I'll 1,1, for twenty-Avo
years rtMfded ns Best,Safent, Always Rrh.ible.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS
Timi- rurDVujucRP wount
tkiho ticninntnt tvstbd
Postum, Post toasties
Grape nuts, Oat flakes
in air tight tin can,
Figs, Seedless Raisins,
and cleaneu Currants,
California Lemon cling
and yellow free stone
peaches, Canned Peas,
Fresh and domestic
Sardines, Cheese. Pulk
and Bottled Pickles
Snow Flake and Pack
age Crackers, Fresh
Vegetables from the
Coast and all the sea
sonable dainties, qual
ity and prices right.
Laurens, S. C.
burn out the free lorn from worry,
no v.r..- sure I man can ei ;>>y. will
be worth the cost of the insur
4> Law Runge
Laurens, S. C.
Expert Watch, Clock
and Jewelry Repairing
hi olden times Watch Tinkers
and Umbrella Menders tinkered
with watches. Now, in the 20th
century, you want competent
men to repair your Watches and
Clocks. Let tue re^-.i: your
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry.
I learned my trade Europe, the
country in which the making of
Watches originated. I have had
a large experience in America.
I was expert Clock Maker for
Smith- Patterson Co., of Boston,
Mass., for twelve months and for
five years was head watch maker
for H. Castlebttrg, of Baltimore.
I an: confident that who:: I do
your work you will be pleased.
I atti also a graduate optical!
and will examine your eyes free
of charge. I will fit you wiiu
the best lenses at very moderate
Inspect my line of Watches,
Clocks and Jewelry. Von will
find here the best quality at
! the lowest price.
The Jeweler and Optician
Barksdale building Laurens, S.C.
For Sunburn, Tan and
A Greaseless Anttceptic >
A Word to the Parents of Laurens County
Do von desire a liberal education for your boy? If so can you send him to a
better place than BRSKINE COLLEGE, Due West. S. C. 7 You know the
good reputation of Due West. ERSKINE COLLEGE has been a neighbor to
you for more than 7d years. It offers the opportunity for liberal culture at a
reasonable cost. Ere* tuition in Wylie Home for gins, for illustrated catalogue,
J. S. MOfFATT, Dvia West. S. C.
OiSSi A iS5i A a8t A ? A ? A A A A A A AO
? Misses Drop Stitch *
* HOSIERY I
?5 The 15c quality this week 51
^ at 10c a pair, colors Pink Blue ?
? and White. ?
ij. Many have taken advan- Ji
aj tage in the reduction of summer Ji
?5 goods The cut prices will con= I?
tinue during this week an oppor=
?fc tunity to secure a nice dress at *
^ a small cost at, ?
j w. g. wilson & company f
?5 Laurens, S. C: 51
Littleton Female College
One of the most successful and best equipped boarding schools in the
South with hot water heat, electric lights and Other improvements.
28th Annual session will begin Sept. 15,1909, For catalogue address
J. M. RHODES, President, Littleton, N. C.