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THE BATTLE WAGES
IN GREAT CONTEST
November 30th W ill Re\eal
Three Weeks Remain for Candidates
in Idvortlser's Great Contest,
The Vote Last Week.
.last three weeks rno:e and tliO
chnptei win be finished; j?si throe
weeks more and somebody will own
.?I handsome piano and somebody else
will be the proud possessor of a fine,
rubber-tired buggy, and somebody
else will wear a beautiful gold watch,
and still another will recline in a
gbofi old easy chair, ;.ll his or her
own. Three weeks more.
! e vote last week was about in
proportion to the weeks that have
vii1." before, the Hading candidates,
excepting Miss Smith, polling their
UMlnl number. Roland Mosel ey leads
With It 7- " votes ahead Of his nearest
competitor, Miss T. Crn Ig Hunter.
M -s Smith is third with C3.IM0 votes.
!>?; the weeks to come there will
i>e some ... ret work among the lend
c'iti . It ii iorotoid.
As announced the Contest wilt close
id :?:..<? o'clock Tuesday night, Nov.
bor P. Oth, or at least s.fter the
ITom Clinton arrive.':; if the in i<
Unreasonably late, the. count will tie
made regardless. Let all the candi
dates take notice that after the pub
lication of 'be paper on Wednesday
the 24th no Information whatever is
to be obtained from this office, it.
oil.er words Mr. I', will not !??> 'old
how many votes Mr. C has cast dur
ing the week; absolute secrecy will
he maintained, and none need ask for
information. Tims far the contest
has been conducted, so far as the
management knows, to the entire sat
isfaction of all parties ami in the
wind.up. it is hoped that there will
he no misunderstandings.
Let the candidates impress upon the
people that after January 's; all sub
scriptions must he naid in advance:
ret them to renew now if thctr sub
scriptions expire any tit;.* within the
next lew mouths.
Sfiiiidlni! of < audidub
Roland Moseley, Lavuehs .. ..n'J.220
\?ks T. Craig Hunter. Ora .. . T_*.
Miss Mary Smith. Waterloo . . 0 MiRi
Zoll I ' ? -
M'ss Mary I?. Sullivan. Laurcns . '..>1 ?
Mi-- pen rl Med lock. Kt. iia . .1 i.
?! um:n< i i. lU'Rtan ri i r.
Great Humorist to he at (traded School
The second attraction of the school
I., ?um course vvill he at the school
nuditoriuh) oil Friday evelng of this
week. Clarence I.. Rurgderfer, (tie
great humorist and impersonator, will
ctitci'tnin tin people. This will !???
one of the best entert.itniiieilts in the
course, of i^s kind. There will he
musical <, umher* later, hut as ah ? n
t< - Miner Rtirgderfcr cannot he ben-.
Prof. Jo::es is very desirous of -ti
posing of the few remaining tickets to
\ l i Ii SORLl'S I o
lino nxiicctod in tttffi
Nobles \re Invited.
ANSWERS LAST CALI
II r. .1. I". Ilavls, Rtstlnuutsln .1 in IIIn
Rrolcssloil, II Soldier it ml ( :(:.? n.
?11 the morning of November 2nd,
at the residence of Mr. Robert Davis,
hear Clinton. Dr. J. F. Da Vis passed
1 peacefully away, aged 73 years. Just
before the war. Dr. Davis began the
practice of medicine at Coror.aca. In
Greenwood county. At the call of
bis country he volonte? red as a ; ri
vatc in Kershaw's 2nd S. !.. ui::.<nt.
and was sent at once to th< front in
Virginia. He shared the I trtunes of
war with his comrades I;: this com
mand for one year; then stood an ex
amination in Richmond, v. . ; i .'. wm
promoted to the rank of full surgeon.
Alternating as held and hospital sur
geon he served in Virginia during the
entire war. coming home on a short
furlough only one time during the
After the surrender he was urged
by his cousin. Judge David Creswell.
of Shreveport, La., to locate in that
city, which he did in tic fall of 1m'.."..
During the next year that locality
was visited by the awful scourge of
yellow fever. Dr. Davis did not
leave tie city, as did some of the
physicians but shared with the citi
zens their sufferings and sorrows,
when daily so many of the host peo
ple died and were hurried to the cent
(tery. .lust before cold weather
came and brought relief. Dr Davis,
had yellow fever himself and was
never well again. His devotion and
efficient service greatly omh a'red him
to the citizens of Shreveport. He
was presented with a handsome medal
and made city physician, in which ca
pacity he served until forced by ill
health to resign.
Daring the epidemic of yellow fever
in New Orleans and Memphis, he was
asked as an expert in this disease to
come to their assistance, which he
promptly did. rendering faithful ser
vice ami making many warm friends
among those whom he so faithfully
served in their time of need. No man
was more honored for brav< ry, fine
ability and unswerving integrity than
Several years ago i.e returned to
his native stai" and spent his last
year- in quiet retirement, honored and
loved by those who had known him In
The funeral services were conduct
ed liy Dr. VV. S. Dean of Clinton, and
h< wii* laid to rest in the family coiur
uncle D i :
A larsc number o** relatives, friend*
; ?.. ? ? ? ?
I \l ID XS \M\s \G.\!>..
Football Game Friday Afternoon ?,'<?
sillls in Score of *? le '?'<.
Friday afternoon at four o'clock a
football game between the I.aureus ,
iligh school and the Clinton High
school was pulled off at Oarlinfetoti's
.-:.. < in l.aurens. The visitors us
ed five High school hoys, their coach,
RVei'y inCli gained by each \
? ihboilll.v fought tor. The result
Next Friday itftornooit, the Lriut
\ is I
I ! N Ml\
? ?real Time 'n < alumh
M .HIM ,t.i: \ im: \\ ( oi i; i.
Miss Cul i C heck iliitl Mr. \\. I . Owlngs
Wl'll Olli.t Ii: iiis?
Gray Court; Nov. v. ?At tiVMi o'clock
at the beautiful country homo of Mr.
and Mrs. \v. it. Cheek, their eldest
daughter, Kill::. \.tis nU'.nied to Mr.
W. T. Owljigs. the Itev. K. C. Watson
pastor of the bride; officiating.
immediately after the ceremony the
:_??!< s-ts were ushered into the dining
room where '?? supper had been pre
pared and was much enjoyed by all
Miss Cheek Is :t graduate of Lime
stone college and has taught in the
Gray Court-Owlnps Institute where
she whs much liked by pupils and
patrons, and Is v? ry p?j ujrir in iliis
Mr, Owings is a young merchant of
this place :tii<! is very popular in tlte
social and business affairs ofthe town.
Mr. and Mrs. Owlngs will occupy
the Yearglh house where they went
to housekeeping 0:1 Thursday.
The ties: wishes of the community
go out :<> the happy couple in their
journey through life.
Sevi ral of the Gray Court pet pie
attended the fair in Columbia hist
Week; among t!ms" were Miss Mary
Latham. Miss Lawrence McCain, Mr.
Cl. L. Robertson. Mr. M. II. lluvdine,
l>;-. .1. IL Culhertsoii und several from
Mrs. w. 11. 11 el I a ins i-- vi- !-::," i>t la
fives in Sparth?bUrg 'his week.
Mr. ; lid Mrs. 1;. M. Dil Bos and Mrs.
I:. (.. Gray attended the? District league
iiieeting in Greenville Friday and S:.t
Miss Virginia Willis lias retu.<i
from iih extended visit to friends and
relatives at Donalds;
Mr. C, L. Pedeh went to Ooldville
Thursday, where he h;.s accepted a
position as manager of the oil mill at
Mr. W. w. Wallace has m< ved tr? his
father's home in the Friendship com
munityhaving quit the livery business
at this place.
The Royal Floral society will hold
Its annual show at Owlngs next Wed
nesday; this occasion is always look
ed forward to by the people of this
community for it is always a (line t<>
gel something good 10 eat and a pleas
ant evening for all who stay for the
entertainment which follows the sup
THE HAPPi CHIMES
OF WEDDING BEI I S
Mfs? ( liarlle Hill ami Mr. We c /
Hum Ire I'niteil in llelt Bonds
(.;' Matrimony Wednesday.
it-it.I res. (i< .. m ? s.r.l Mrs. .Inliii
M-iUheWs was beautifully decorated
in pink, white a.htj green. Promptly
at half pis' six. Miss Annie Donald
soli ui Dillon. Kfihgi "As Long n - the
World Co . o; ' and also played the
weddinj nuirch. While the nous of
Mendelssohn were helng beautifiill.v
rendered by Miss Donaldson, the wed
Il ? Nil! Mat \ In!
i w i i roil tatiiooi;
ltn< sfteuti - Maller < f Free I'. Ih< rj
? :' Mails in < It).
i I.:: is ! . I
Into conditions relativ!? to the estab
lishing of free1 delivery <??, mulls hero
lit (ho ejty. \< stated in The Adver
tiser tjotac time ago, advices had hoen
received here that another Inspector
would be sent, the report of th? llrst
evidently being unsnti factory', Mr.
Oregory s:>*i,' two days in l .aureus,
making a rbuitd ol the city, inspect
ing the street markings and house
While nothing official could bo learn
ed from Mr. Oregory, it is neverthe
less certain that Laureus will not
have free delivery !<> muh" little tliiie
yet. T!:i- will be due m two facts;
llrst, because the streets are not
marked with sign boards in accord
ance with requirements;, and the
houses are act properly numbered;
second, because the posttiflloo receipts
for the iir'st quartet <?;' the llsCal year
beginning on July 1st have fallen
somewhat short of receipts for
the same quarter last year.
These facts, howevi r, will only de
lay the free delivery: it Is bound to
come in tiine. OohKorvative guessing
puts that time somewhere within
eighteen months. The city author
tlie s! ? 1 . ? ? ipi at tin
olllco hold up ?.<> the mark, there will
I . hoc; get tit
While here. Mr. Oregory. who is
well remembered from hi^ ?. isit in
January wheb Policeman Stone v.as
killed, talked quite ;:t length regard
ing the career oi joint \. Ititchey. the
yeggman who was shot by Police
man Walker. Mr. Oregory has prom
ised to write Ti.e Advertiser a story
regarding the criminal history pi the
Mr. It. 1.. Parkinson, Principal.
Mr. H. I. Parklhson bi the graded
School faculty has been elected prin
cipal of the city school, this action
being taker, at a recent meeting of the
trustees. The board ; Iso raised Mr.
Parkinson's .-alary , this, in Connection
with the principalship Is it distinct
compliment to Mr. Parkinsot '- ; bility.
RECEPTION Gl VEIN
PASTOR AND BRIDE
itoi. a::,; MfSi <?. M. !i. tllilUsttoriii
k ntortitinetl at Hume of Mr. and
Mrs. \. \ us tin ot < io<s iiiii
I I \(i \*R\ SI M I \ \ ION
A l GRAD BD SCHOOI S
lit mi x l.aiit i t:s Chapter, IhtHehlers of
luicricaii t(i'\otiittitti. Honors of
ItantiMittte National Lmhlciii.
On Monday a::?-rnoo?i at 1 o'clock,
the Hag raising exerotses were hold
a I the graded school, a large audience
being prosi ??'. composed of many fa
irons ami friends. i.>>iii?* the entire
roll of school *..<:*' i;. Tho llenry
Laurons chapter, Daughters of tho
Amor Iran Uevolutioi some time ago
agreed ii> purchase for the new school
building .! luiud-oiao Hum c! (ho nation.
Ii was formally presented ami ncci'iii
cd at tho exercises ik Id on Monday.
At 1 <i*eli?, \i !!.<? school children as
sein bled in th? auditorium; after pray
er h> Kev \V, I-'. Tiuiyer, the school
sang "America." Hi a most fitting
speech Kev, \V. I*. Thayer, in behalf
of ibe Daughters, presented the Hag,
Which was aeei pied, Oil !!,?? part of the
Kcbool by Prof; It L. Parkinson. The
school oho|r thcti sang an appropriate
song, after which the audience ad
Journeil i<> tin f- ?> .'? ib i;i fi'biit Of the
building where flau whs rai od 10
the pole on the i lildlhg; as this was
done. tllO school Bltllg "Tile Still' Span
The little fol
wer? ?' in m i<
1 ? eselil
Tiuiyer spoke vor; liUerostiiigly about
i?ea.nei I hi:
loiial elilhlein. 11<- snid ill part:
?|t is the proudest bau tu r that lloats
, . . .
standard of liie !<;?:?-! people tinder
the slim It it the ensign oi the
grandest goVernineiU on earth.
The lirst flag, as ?>' new have |(,
was maih' by ItOtsy Ui^s In 1777 Sh<'
was horn .lanuary ;. I7<"2, In the eitj
of Philadelphia. Shi was the sixth
daughter ot Satniti I anil Itebecea Tus
com. sie- was a very hcautiful girl,
and grew Id lie a very lieautiful wo
man:she was very skillful in the use
of her needle: she was very fond "i
fiiney work. it nol surprising thai
one so attractive, and possessing so
maii\ admirable iraits oi oliaraeier,
should have mau> admirers. Among
tbenl Whs young John lb 1 lie was
a poor youiif! man. btjt ol high obarne
WILL IRBY IS SHOT
BY PARROT r>11 LAM
Wounded Man In Serious
Mil AM LODGE I) IN JAIL
\ n I 111? 11 titliutc \nair Occurred l aic
Slllltlil) Vl'teriloon Near M till III
Id.inc. Vn (ltd l end.
I.ale Sitndnv ii tcrtinoh <>-i (He pub
lic, highway, In from of Ilm homo 61
Ml', .las. Mil.ini. some s i\ II ilos sdllth
easl nl I lie city, Mr. William M. Irby
was shot down ami severely wounded
by Mr, I'arrott Milam. the young son
ol" Mr .las. Mllam Mr. Irby received
almost tin- entire load of small shot
In Ihe lace and I ? hd, lib sculp bolhg
badly torn und iii" skull slightly
fractured. While in a serious condl
lion, tie' wound I noi necessarily
filial, and there ai< rood chances for
recovery, j.aio yesterday afternoon
Mr. Irby was ri'siihg will ami seem
ingly mi lie road " iieovery.
11 soclils iii." there hit: beeil bad
hloiiti lioiwecn Irhv ami the Milam
daughter in tile I Uggy witli him. was
llillj : . n Si ? i.ool a I
about ii o , Im I. in ' '..'? lift,* i noon tie
had to j.ai-is lie Milam hone-. .lust
a: In- ,vas in from of He- hous" he
saw I'arroti Milam come on' of He
il,mi a Ith hi. in. ssi in hand. Milam
accosted hin witii souh r? nu:ik mean
ing that "I've got you no ? .' or words
to that effect. . ut&Q
'?For Ood'S i kc, don't s hoot ni>
child,''1 siild Mr. 11 by, looking a' the
levelled gun. '? he spoke, lie. bent
over bis child to - hiehi jjer; the gnu
was tired ami I lie load eilt? : ? d the
side ol' his fiice ;? lid hoi tl, TliO act
of stooping over ih)Ubllo> red the.
man. a? the to;, ol Id- I ' ; i would
have otherw is*' he ' lihVv Willi