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FATHER AND SON SURVIVE BLOODY I
STRUGGLE OF THE EARLY SIXTIES
Capt. John Moore and His Son, James Addison Press
ley Moore Fought Side by Side in the War
Between *he States.
Capt. John Moore and James Addi
son Presslcy Moore, lather and son.
are veterans of the Southern Confed
eracy. To them alone belongs this
distinction now among (he survivors
in I,aureus county, so far as can be
ascertained. Capt. .Moore celebrated
his XTth birthday on the L'Tth of May
last, while his son passed into his tilth
year January 22. Mr. Moore, the
younger, was the only child of John
and Sarah Moore. Before the War
Between the Sections the elder Mr.
Moore was for many years captain of
a military company al Royd's C ross
Roads, live miles south of the court
house. In 1863 he entered the Con
federate army, joining Company B,
Sixth South Carolina cavalry. Col. W'y
att Aiken commanding, a year later
the son. then 17. joined his father in
the service' of the Confederacy, and
the two shared the frotunes and hard
ships of the same command insepara
bly until near the close of the strug
gle, when the father was stricken with
tin attack of fever and was sent to a
hospital in Raleigh. After his recov
ery he was taken as a prisoner by Un
ion soldiers and was not paroled until
May, after the surrender. Having
confiscated his horse, lie was provided
with a gray mule, which he rode home,
and for many years thereafter this
same mule did faithful service toward
restoring bis new owner's somewhat
dilapidated farm and more or less em
barrassed condition. When Lee sur
rendered the son was with his com
mand at Charlotte and soon afterward
joined the one who had remained at
home, struggling and sacrificing and
praying, and one whose deeds and
love and sainted memory, in common
with thousands of other Confederate
women of the old commonwealth, will
be at an early day enduringly com
memorated by the erection of a mon
ument in Columbia by the men of I.au
reus and of South Carolina.
The Messrs. Moore, with their com
mand, were engaged in nine different
battles and skirmishes, coming out of
them all without a single wound.
Both were valiant soldiers and hesi
tated not when duty called them into
CHILD BITTEN BY BBC.
Nol Supposed To Be Mad, However
Short Items of Nc?s.
Harmony. Oct. 30. Addle, the little
daughter of Mr. K. K. Simpson, was
bitten by a dog Thursday evening as
she was returning home from school.
The dog bit her on the jaw; and the j
wound looked very had at first, creat
ing a little excitement. Mr. Simpson
carried the child to Dr. West at Prince
ton, who doesn't think it will he sc- i
lions, as the dog is not thought to
have hydrophobia. The little girl was
tilde to attend school the next day. and
is apparently getting along very well.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. 1,11.
ther Hall died and was carried to Pop
lar Springs and buried last week.
The parents have the sympathy of the
cut ire community,
Rev. N. <i. Bethen preached his last
sermon here last Sunday for this con- '
ferenoe year. The church ami people
generally are anxious for him to be
returned to this charge another year,
(he church doesn't want to entertain
any (bought of giving him up.
Mr. J. C. Cluck of Mountville is vis
iting in this Community this week.
This is Mr. Cluck's old home and be
has many friends that are always glad
to see him
Mr. Jim Hardy Eppn of Oroenvlllo
Is in this community this week.
Mrs. Larkill Hughes of Pickens is
spending a while with her children in
The school at this place is in pro
gress. Mr. Peden, the principal, says
It is doing very well. A great many
of the school children are not well tip
with their farm work yet. so are not
Miss Alllia Wallace has i .'turned and
taken charge of the school at Poplar
Springs, and Is getting along line;
the children are all glad to see lo r
The real estate of the late K. (1
Mitchell has recently been sold by the
helra; one tract, sold to Mr. .las V.
Mr. Moore, Sr.. was a son of Oeorge
Moore, a citizen of some prominence
and patriotic to the core, who lived
a few miles from the town of Luurens
ami reared a large family. As a boy
.lohn obtained only a meagre educa
tion, hm alter attaining his majority
he learned the carpenter's trade and
was very Industrious, a characteristic
that marked his career throughout and
brought to him comfort and a compe
tency, lie was married in ls!">. (lie
"dry year," to Miss Sarah Martin.
Despite his early frugal habits, he pos
sessed only $1 in cash when married.
With this he used in supplementing his
very meagre supply of household ne
cessities and tor a year lived in
a cabin near his lather. The
following year he purchased 19 acres
of html, and thus laid the foundation
of an independent fortune, for when
he and his son a few years ago divided
up their estates for partition they
owned about 1,200 acres of liii" land
within three miles of l.anrcns. Be
sides, they have large holdings in bank
and factory slocks and are accounted
among the most successful farmers
and business men in I.aureus.
Moth are members of the llapth;!
church, ('apt. Moore having been the
superintendent of the Sunday school
at New Prospect for more than 20
years, a position which he still holds,
though he has been unable to attend
for more than a year by reason of the
Infirmities of old age. lie now resides
in the city and a year nest week was
the last time he was able to appear in
public, In- having at the last general
election voted for llryun am! prohibi
tion in l.anrcns. Likewise, the son
is an active church man. prohibitionist
and true citizen and democrat
Seven years ago ('apt. Moore's wife
died. A year or so later he married
Mrs. Margaret llndgens Allison. .1. A.
P. Moore mnricd a Miss Box of (he
County, and to (hem were horn four
daughters, who now are Mrs. .1. S.
Machen. Mrs. W. II .HudgCU?, Mrs It
It .Terry of l.anrcns ami Mrs. I? (1
Ruckmnn of Stnunton, Vn. Then- are
quite a number of grandchildren now
constituting this remarkable family.
Cat'1 lisle for thirty dolars per acre;
fifty- six acres in another iract for
eight hundred dollars: the third tract
sold to Mr. 10. K. Mitchell ?I fifty dol
lars per acre.
Married On Sunday Illuming the
21 III, ai 10 o'clock, ai the home of the
bride's parents, in the presence of a
good company of relatives ami friends.
Mr. Wllford A. Simpson ami Miss Katie
Hughes. Rev. X. (!. Halben officiating.
Marriage nl (Jni) Court.
Cray Court. Oct. 27. At ttlHO o'clock
this afternoon, at (he home of the
bt'ide's parents, Miss Mamie Willis and
Mr. William Yeargin were married.
Mrs. Yeargin is the daughter ol Mr
W. \ Willis, one of the substantial
farmers and citizens of this county,
and Mr. Yeargin is the son of the lute
Win. Yeargin. Mrs. Yeargin as Miss
Willis was one of the most popular
yotlllg ladies of this section, and Mr.
Yeargin is well and popularly known.
The Rev. R. M. 1)11 Rose, Methodist pas
tor hoi'O, performed the ceremony.
Only lh< members of the two families
and a few close friends were present.
Citation for Letters of \ilininistrathin.
The State of Smith Carolina,
County of I,aureus.
Ity o. o. Thompson. Probate Judge:
Whereas. Oolden 0. Hrowtl made
suit to me to grant Him letters of Ad
ministration of the estate and effec ts
of it. c. Drown;
These are therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said It C Rrown,
deceased, that tiny he and appear be
fore me in the Court of Probate, i<> bo
held at LnUI'OUH (\ II., S C . Ml the
inth day of November, 1000, next, af
ter publication hereof, at II o'clock
in the forenoon, to show cause if any
they have, why the said Administra
tion should not he granted.
c.iven under my hand tliis 2i"lh day
of October, Anno Domini 1000.
O. 0. THOMPSON'.
.1. 1". I.. C.
Have yon bought that Heating Stove
yet? If not he sure to see OUI' line as
Wfl only have a few more on hand
8. Ni. & B H, Wllkes * Co
CURTAILMENT IS >O HU FF.
Fanners Urged lo llii) Cotton Goods
Pads ami Figures.
it Is noteworthy that the resolutlnos
passed by the hoard of governors of
tin' American Cotton Manufacturers'
association and the executive commit
tees fo the various state associations,
did not demand a reduction in the
price of cotton, but called for un ad
vance In the price of cotton goods
In view of that fact the recent ut
terance of President Uarrett of the
Farmers' union and the editorials in
Harvey Jordan's paper, the Cotton
Journal, of Atlanta, ure in hail taste
and show a surprising luck of grasp
of the situation. The cotton manu
facturers of the south tire interested
in the development and welfare of the
south, ami are big and broad .oiigh
to realize that a fair price for ? 'on
menus prosperity for this ; . m,
Most of (bom have other lllVCS m ills
the value of which depends to some
extent at least upon the price of col
It is also noteworthy that no .journal
of the southern cotton manufacturing
industry has ever advocated a low
price for cotton. The curtailment is
no bluff, and the object of this cur
(ailment is not to lower the prb.f
ctoton. The mills can not ge( orders
that will show a profit today and they
can not afford to make goods out of
II cent cotton and risk enormous
losses should cotton decline, which is
by no menus an impossibility.
If President Harretl ami Editor Uoed
of the Cotton Journal will take a broad
view of tin* situation and lend their
efforts towards boosting cotton goods.
instead of maligning the cotton manu
facturers, they will in the end accom
plish a great deal more tor the farm
Estimating this crop at 111.000,000
ball's it will, including (be seed, sell
at present prices km one billion dol
lar.-. At tell cents per pound it Would
have sold for $700.000,01)0 and the
south is therefore, by reason of the
advance, receiving an extra $1100.000.
000. About $i:t0,000.000 ol this extra
$:!00,000,000 goes to the farmers of
North Carolina, South Carolina ami
Georgia, which are the three great
manufacturing states of the south.
In spite of the vast sum which the
farmer is receiving lor his cotton and
the unusual profit Oil same, be is to
day buying less cotton goods than
Every farmer knows that be inns'
have a certain amount of cotton goods
to run him through until next season,
and if be will make his purchases now
he will soon deplete the small stocks
in the hands of retailers. The retailer
must then cull upon the lubber for
more supplies and the jobber, who has
been holding his slocks down to the
lowest possible amount. Will be forced
to placi orders with the mills. Noth
ing can do more In sustain I lie present
price of cotlon than a general buying
movement by (he southern farmers.
There are in the south today I 1,1100.- '
lino spindles, the tntal value of which
is npproxlmutely $22."i,ooo,.i The
success of the textile industry means
also much to (he south, and cUl'tall
lUCUl means loss of wages to a vast
army of mill people. The farmer is
in the midst of prosperity, while the
mills are in distress, Moth are lined
together in the general prosperity of
the (.until and the farmer should i how
bis willingness to cooperate. The
cost of cotton to tin- mnuufucturci is
not the nominal cost, for there is a
loss of Iii per cent in mann tact u ring,
including bagging and ties. The av
ei'Ugo cotton mill will produce only
Sfi pounds of goods out of 100 pounds
of cotton, which will now cost $11.0.0
Dividing this $ 14.00 by 8.1 it is seen
that the cost of the cotton in a pound
fo goods is today li'.'j cents To this
li'.'j cents the mills must add tin'
wages of the operatives the manufact
uring expense and the <? ist of selling
before they can break even
Few mills can lind a profit on to
day's basis and enormous losses can
only be avoided by curtailment.
The farmer and the people of the
south have the purchasing power in
the shape of one billion dollars lor
this cotton ( iop. They can now con
centrate this purchasing power and
give the mills a share of prosperity,
or they Coil buy gradually and let the
spindles stand idle. Textile MailUfnc
t ii rer.
\\ r. V. It. Crisp, lleardmonl.
Ml*. A. II Crisp, the popular agent
for the Seaboard at llcardmoilt, attend
ed the trial Of W. H, Avant and (1. 0,
Ulghain in Georgetown, s. c. last
week. El her ton star
i im:rni oi yiits. ilex simpsox.
i'li*' Funeral M?s 11. hi at Friendship
Church on Sunday.
Mrs. Mary Simpson, widow of the
IlltO Mr. Mos Simpson, tllud at Ihm
home, mar Tumbling Shoals, early
last Saturday morning alter an illness
of several months, The deceased was
OS years old and was a daughter of
Simpson (Sleu, a prominent citizen in
Iiis day of Sullivan township.
Mrs. Simpson is survived by the fol
lowing children: Messrs Frank Simp
son of (irceuvillc county. Thomas and
Cllenn Simpson. Misses .lanie and l.ina
Simpson of Tumbling Shoals, ami Mrs
Flora Pruitl of Anderson.
The funeral was held at Friendship
Presbyterian church Sunday morning.
news notes 1KOU liDHX.
Various Visits and Visitors Vllioilft lilt*
L'dcu People Last \\ eck.
lOdo.n, Nov. l Mrs. Blanche t'rlsp
and little son. ('lay, luive returned
home from a \ it it in her father, Mr. (!
('apt. Harvey Woods and wife were
visiting Mrs. Finnin lloevos last week
Mr. V; V, Hipp and wife were \isil
ing W. K, (tray Sunday.
Mr. F. W. Malmlley and wife visited
Mr. m. w. (tray Sunday.
Miss 101111 Helle Copeland spent Sal
nrday night and Sunday With Mr ai
Pert Carlingion's family.
Mr. Clyde Mahaffey ami wife have
been visiting in Fountain Inn this
Please Vote for Tie
My Dear Friends;
The Lau ret is Advertiser is going to
give away a mighty pretty piano, and
I want to get it. Won't yon help nie?
I am the little girl thai pupa Wrote
you about several weeks ago, I am loo
small to work myself, or to go to see
you all, hut papa is doing my work
for inc. Won't you VOtO for me?
Send coupons, subscriptions, ami re
newals lo my papa, A. Itoss IHnkoly,
or to The Advertiser ofllce.
You can see from my picture that
I am too small to work verj much,
hut when papa comes to see you,
please give him your subscriptions,
The Advertiser is a good paper;
everybody in the county ought lo have
it. and it costs only $1.00 a year. A
year's subscription will give me 200
VOlCS. Try il a while and you will
like il. And then loo. I would like
to have your renewals; they count
just the same. if you owe The Adver
tiser a dollar, or any amount, please
send it to tneo or to papa, oi just ask
Tin- Advertiser lo credit (he votes lo
me. i will appreciate any help (hat
anybody will ?Ivo ine.
Tim contest will not last so much
longer, so please send in your sub
Kcrlptlons as soon as possible
Please vote for me; I will thank
you so much,
Ad\ el l IsOUlCIlt.
I IN vi? M i l i.eMl!XT,
Take ItOtlCC thai on tin- 1st day of
December. 1000, i will rentier a iilUll
account of my ac ts ami doings a - Ad
ministrator of the estate ol .lohn I),
Sullivan, deceased, in the olllCe of the
Judge of Probate ol l.aureus County,
at ii o'clock a m . and on Hie s ine'
day will apply for a final discharge
from my trust as Administrator.
aii persons indebted to said estate
are notified and rotjllll'Od lo make paj
incut on that date: and all persons
basing claims (igllinsl said estate will
present them on or before said dale
duly pro Von, oi he forever haired.
Allen .1 Sullivan,
net SO, 100$ I in lOxecutor.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN CARO
Arrival and Departure of Trains, I.aureus,
BFFBCTIVK A CK 11. I, 1 909.
No. I, Leave Augusta.10:10 a in
No. L Leave I.aureus . 2:32 p in
No. l. Arrive Spartnnburg-., 4:05 p m
No. r>. Leave Greenwood. . 6:50 a m
No. 5. Leave Laurcns. 7:55 a in
No. .">. Arrive Spartanburg., P.,'10 a in
No. 58. Leave Greenville,. . 12:20 p in
, No. f>:i. Arrive Laurens. 1:45 p in
No.*86. Leave Greenville .... 4:!10pin
No.*8G. Arrive Laurens. 0:25 p 111
No. 2. Leave Spartanburg 12:20 p ni
No. 2. Leave Laurens. 2:!12 jl 111
No. 'J. Arrive Augusta. 15:15 p in
No. (?. Leave Spartanblll'g . . 5:0(1 p in
No. (*>. Leave Laurens. i!:.'lf> p in
No. (!. Arrive Greenwood .... 7:.r>0 p n>
No.'s?. Leave Laurena. 8:10 a in
No. "ST. Arrive Greenville, . .10:20 a in
No. 52. Leave Laurens. 2:515 p in
No. 52. Arrive Greenville .... 4:00 p in
Trains *Sii and "ST daily except Sunday,
Tri weekly through Pullman Parlor
Car ser\iee between Augusta and
Asheville on trains Nos. I und 12;
North bound, Tuesdays, Saturdays;
Southbound, Mondays, Wednesdays
c. || GASQUB, Agent.
I.aureus. S. C.
G, T. IIIIY \N Gen Agt.,
Greenville, s. c.
A. W ANI>BUSON, Gen. Supt.,
BHNBST WILLI A MS, G. P. A .
The first consideration in
selecting a watch is t<? j?ct .i
reliable time-keeper. It
makes no difference how lit
tle \ oh spend foi a watch it
is money wasted unless you
can depend <>u it lo keep
somewhere ncai perfect
In the manufacture!y ol
;i watch, one <d the cheap
expenses is the final adjust
inn ?Mid rej^nlatinjj. There
are howei inexpensive
watches <d~ real meiil, these
are eonsti ncted alon^ situ pic
lines and arc dependable
time-keepers; other cheap
watches gotten u|> in ;<
shovy way are not worth
We have learned From
experience i<i distinguish
between the <;<><>(! and bail
Watches and we will n<il
sell ;i watch ;tl :mv |>l i? c
thai we cail Hol f^naiantec.
Call and v?-i (?nt pi ii es.
aurens, S. C.
P YVoori\: Descriptive Q\
illfot mal on tilioiil all
Seeds for the
Farm and Garden,
Grasses and Clovers,
Seed Wheat, Oats.
Rye, Barley, etc;.
Abo tells all about
Vegetable & Flower Seeds
that can bo planted in the lall to
advantage ami prollt, ami about
Hyacinths. Tulips ami other
Floworintf Bulbs, Vegetable ami
Strawberry Plants. P Hry
Supplies ami Fertilizers.
Kvcrv Farmer and fl?rden?r ?hould
have this KAUlog. It is IiivrIiwMo t>;
its heljifnlne and mifOfesllve Meint?!
ii |irofltSbl(i Mid Hit factory Y'tum oi
'.?rrlrii C.italoKiin mailed (reo an
roiiiiost. Write lor it.
T. W. WOOD & SONS, j|
1^3 Seodr.iiion. Pichincnd. Va. Cj
\>\\. CLIFTON JON KS
Office in Simmons building
Phone: Office No, sr.; Residence 210
Be it ever so Mumble
there's no place like home if it is
\oiii own. Ii isn't necessary that
it should be so humble in your
We'll sell you a Home
foi a little money down and take
the balance in easy monthly pay
ments. Y< 'ii can move riidit in
and free Yourself from paying
rent at once. Hrinj? your wife
when you come t'> see us about
it. She'll appreciate the oppor
Toilil Building I.aureus, S. C.
? will copy any Photo, en
x> large any picture and
I make i 1 igh tirade Pho
? tographs for you at the
I very lowest prices. No
I photographer can do 8
g more nor offer any g
% morespecial inducement ?
? than tin- 8
has always done.
! The McCord
I motto is
y "IJest Pictures, Lowest
ti ('ome t o see US.
All I i re i n sura nee
Coin pa uies are (iood
rind any \> .1 it \ is all iighf if von
do not have a fife.
When \on have it fire, how
ever, a properly Written policy in
a c;ood company i^ the one you
should have. Heitel sc? about
this Blattei before the tire occurs.
I'll ere rife iio better com
panies in the cOUiitiy than the
National l?irc Insurance Co., of
Hartford and I'ire Association of
Philadelphia, represented by
at Bank of I.anrcns
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts.
prompt attention given to all busirwiB,