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TEN YEAR TERM FOR
KILLING A NEGRESS
Nioiiiiin llmlgcH Convicted of Man
sluiightlcr ii\ ii Kpnrliiiihiiru Jury*
Case hi ho l|i|ioaloil.
Thomas lludgcit. the former Lau?
ronsoilix.cn, who la tally shot a negro
woman In Spartaiihurg Slow ij, her
lentil ?iihiiIiik four days later, was
tried in the Spurtaiiburg criminal
?Ourt lust Wednesday, t'iuu'god with
Iho inurdoi' 01 the nogress. Afh r
inn otil suvei'hl hours, ihn Jury Iii the
cnSfl reitirtidd a vordiei (if ihaiislhught -
or without recommendation to inorcyL
Tii>' dot'Oiidant was represented i?>
Messrs, Stuiiyariio Wilson, Cornier
congressman from this district, and
Hobt. It. Pnsloy, a native of Laurons
county ami a member oi the Spurtan
biirg har. The defense set ii|i the idea
of accldontlal shooting and Introduced
a statement by Brezoiui Suhor, tho
woman whom Itndgett shot, which she
is aliened to have made two days be
fore she died, w herein sin> declared
ihe shooting accldoiitlal and that it'
she had not seized tho idstol while
Hadgctt was tiring tho "gun" indis
criminately about the little cabin
room she would have escaped all in
jury. The snher woman formerly
lived in LaUrons and was Known by
Dadgett, though ho denied that he In?
hn>,i her in move to Spartaiihurg.
Tie' shootllig did not occur at her
house, but at that of another negress
who with her daughter wore witnesses
to the affair.
Hadgctt On The Stand.
Tom Bndgett, on tho stand, said that
he was horn and raised in Laitreus
county ami that he came to Spartan
bur^ ton years ago. He said that he
??vas about an arm's length from the
? door in the room of Katie. The Sober
woman grabbed his arm while he was
shooting or she never would have been
.shot. On being questioned by the so
licitor, Bndgett said that he was
?10 years old. that he bad been in Spar
tanburg ten years. llo worked a
while in the postofTteo, then in the of
tlce of the clerk of court; he went to
Columbia for a while and kepi books.
'W?H in the furniture business in
Spartnnblll'g until last February a
year. Knew Rrozonu Suber's family
In Lnurens. Since her residence in
Spartaiihurg defendant had been to
-30C her often and at her home on
Young sireet. on the ovetilng of shoot
ing went to IJre/.enn Saber's home and
sshe was not 111 Went Up to Katie llun
er's looking for her.
Ilatlgotl wa> on Saturday afternoon
sentenced to serve ten years in the
state penitentiary, Notice of appeal
to the supremo court was given had
hail lived at $.*i,00; it will probably be
arranged this week.
MISSION tVOKKKHS MKT KM I) \\.
Land Meeting of Women's Societies
Held at fountain Inn.
Friday night, Nov. 12th the district
conference of the Women's Foreign
Missionary society of the Methodist
ISplsCOpal Church South commenced
at Fountain Inn.
Addresses of welcome were by tho
pastor of the church, Mr. Blackmail,
aad by Misses Leonard and McKilby.
(Jreetlngs from the other churches
were, extended by the Baptist minister.
Rev. Q, W. Hussey and by Mrs. Hussey.
The response was made by Ml80 Wil.
ion Gray of Laurens, the district
secretary. Introductions were then
made of the conference otllcers and
woteran workers in the cause, Mrs.
Wlghtman of Charleston and Mrs.
Humbert, After approplatO talks from
these the welcome service was con
cluded with prayer.
Saturday inoinlng was spent in dis
cussion and hearing the teportS, twen
ly-ono representatives being present.
The afternoon session was devoted to
the young peoples' nnd juvenile work.
An liderestin? paper on this was re
ceived from Mrs. Ellin Auhl of (irc.en
Sunday morning a deeply spiritual
lind scholarly sermon was delivered
by ltev. J, P, Atta way. The Sunday
afternoon's service was devoted to the
children. The night's session consist
ed of reports from the Women's Board
<of Mission, given by Mrs. Wightman
and Mrs. Humbert,
that please you by their
Even the most learned of us never
realize how little wo know till ,i ?mall
ihoy begins to ask questions, V
"HOUND THE CONTINENT'.'
Dr. A Ikon's Stories to The Advertiser
Now in Hook let form.
Readers of The Advertiser will re
call (he stories printed in the columns
of tho i a per last summer, written by
Dr. II. k. Alken, while oh his tour of
the continent, embracing nil the prin
ciple points of Interest In tho west.
These wore read with much Interest
hero lit Laurens, and in n hundred cit
ies all over the fitted States. Papers
were- selit, oii rctjueht. to uumhers of
|m opl'i in a do*/eii stas .-.
Mr. c. it. Oiittls. dh-fi ict passenger
iigb,iil Dt the Seaboard Air Lino ralL
road, whi) din cted tlie trip and had
personiil charge of the party, deemed
the stories of StlCll inter.-si ll lid Im
portance that he deck! ? i to have them
printed and hound in booklet form.
This has 1.It done in a very neat and
attractive form. The title of the book
let i-1 "Round Tito Continent On The
Rlotidn". The preface is as follows:
"Those letters were written for Till'.
A l IVFIITISKIJ. of Laurens, South Car
olina, and rtrsi published by (hat pa*
pOr. The interest of the author's
hotue-folkS was Shared by several
members of our party who chanced to
see a few of them. In response, to
numerous requests they are now pub
lished in this form."
Dr. Alken dedicates the work "To
my faithful Wife, without Wltotii I sel
dom venture far from home".
Kiitcrlahinient \t < Union.
Clinton. Nov. tilth.- The pupils' of
the Tiiornw.il Orphanage gave a most
creditable sen;,' recital last night,
which Wits enjoyed by :i lllltllber of
The mole never Wn| - for something
to turn lip; he goes right out and does j
Contentment is merelj the ability to i
forget for a while th> things tliat are
beyond our reach.
STATE I)F SOPTII C UlOLlN \.
Coiltlty of Lauren.-.
In Probate Court.
Lizzie Farrow, individually and as Ad
mhilstrntrix of the estate of .1. M.
Farrow, deceased. Plaintiff,
Broad Us Farrow et ul., Defendants.
Pursuant to a decree in this action
I will sell at public auction at Laurens
<". ii ..s. c. on salesdny in December
next (being the Gtll day of the month),
during the legal hours of sales, the fol
lowlg described tract of land, to wit:
All that piece, parcel or tract of
land lying, being and situate in Dial
township. Laurens County, one mile
from the corporate limits of Fountain
Inn. containing seventy-six (76) acres,
more or less, ami bounded by lands
of T. F. Jones. T. F. Nelson. .1. S. Nel
son. Y. It. Scruggs and Dr. S. S.
Terms of sale: Cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers, if purchaser fails to
comply with the terms of sale, the
premises to he resold on the same or
some subsequent salesdny. at the risk
of the former purchaser, and without
further order of the court.
(). C THOMPSON.
Nov. 16th, 1901>?3t
FINAL SETTLE31 EN 1.
Take notice that on the 1st day of
December, I9?9, I will render a thial
account of my acts and doings as Ad
ministrator of tic estate of John D.
Sullivan, deceased, in the oillco of the
Judge of Probate of Laurens County,
at II o'clock a. m.. and on the same
day will npply for a filial discharge
from my trust as Administrator.
AH persons indebted to said estate
are notified and required ?<? make pay
ment on that date; und all persons
having claims against said estate will
present (heiu on or before said date
duly proven, or be forever barred.
Allen J. Sullivan.
Oct. 30, iriuoi m Executor.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN CARO
Arrival aad Departure of Trains. Laurens.
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1,
No. 1. Leave Augusta....
No. 1. Leave Laurens ....
No. 1. Arrive Spartanburg
No. 5. Leave Greenwood..
No. 6, Leave Laurens.
No. 5. Arrive Spartanburg
No. 53. Leave Greenville...
! No. 53. Arrive Laurens....
No.*8f>. Leave Greenville .
No.*86. Arrive Laurens...
No. 2. Leave Spartanburg
No. 2. Leave Laurens.
. No. 2. Arrive Augusta....
No. 6. Leave Spartanburg
No. 6. Leave Laurens. ...
No. 6. Arrive Greenwood
No.*87. Leave Laurens. 8:10 a m
No.*87. Arrive Greenville... .10:20 a ni
No. 52. Leave Laurens. 2:35 p m
No. 52. Arrive Greenville_ 4:00 p m
Trains *86 and ?87 daily except Sunday.
Trl-weekly through Pullman Parlor
Car service between Augusta and
Ashevllle on trains Nos. 1 and 2;
North bound. Tuesdays. Saturdays;
Southbound. Mondays, Wednesdays
c. H. OASQCE, Agent.
Laurens, S. C.
(1. T. BRYAN, C.en. Agt..
Qreenvllie, s. c
A. W. ANDERSON Gen, Supt.
FUNKST WILLIAMS, G. P. A..
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.. 9.30 a m
. .12:20 p m
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_7:50 p m
THE CONCERT WAS HOOD.
Habel MeKlnlej Ami Company Please
The eoncorl by Mabel McKinley and
company et the city opera house on
lust Wednesday evening was, us a
whole ;i very good out.liutnent,
(hough hy no menus anything extra
ordinary. There was a good ??dience
present, most of whom s<? I to en
joy the music: oi her did i1 1
The violin selections b; '.. Voll
j Moltke were the feature of the concert
I being decidedly the most pleasing, al
though *he piano playing by Mr. Lebe
gott was a! of very high order and
received much applause. .Miss McKin
ley has a well trained voice of remark
able range; some of her notes are un
usually sweet, but her low notes are
extremely Coars? and somewhat harsh,
si ?? is not a great singer, but is con
siderably above the average union.*:
See the bargains that wo have in
Soli.i oak. beautifully finished, Chif
foniers, in different designs and Btzes.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Say not always what you know, but
always know what yon say.
The farmer who sets a good straight
tonoo also sets a good example.
Von will Und the largest and host
lim of Toilet s. is, In different designs,
colors and decorations, at money sav
s. M. & i:. ii. Wilkes ft Co
Many women after remedying a
smoky sto\.' or a smoky lamp, have
to put up with a smoking husband.
"If the shoo lbs. wear it. - is a time
worn Baying; hut with a woman i the
shoe tits sin? takes if back because ft
it too big.
Have yoti bought that new stove for
your wile yet? if not. be sure to see
bill' lllip of '?Bucks", that ate made of
the '. s: ijuallty et' iron. i:i different
S. M. .V ii. II. Wilkes & Go
.1. I.. Ill >JL>
Winter is on us now in full force and the many good warm
things we have now for winter are on sale at our store.
Sale Starts Saturday, Nov. 27th
5 pieces yard wide Waist Silks, was $1.00
yard, only .73c
3 pieces yard wide Dress Silks, was $1.25 yard,
36 inch wide Dress Goods, special sale. 48c
36 inch wide Dress Goods, special sale 35c
Several pieces of new Panama, yd. wide, only 25c
See our line of Table Damask, yard 25c and 48c
Big line of Doilies, each only. 5c
Nice line of Mats for the table, 6 for. 25c
Be sure you see that all wool red Flannel 12 l-2c
Red and white Flannel, all wool 15c, 20c, 25c
Ladies' Fascinators, fast colors, only 23c
Large white Shawls, was $1.50, to close. 98c
Ladies' and Children's Long Coats, these goods
must go, we will not carry them over, only one
Andrescoggins and Fruit of the Loom Bleach
ing, yard only ... 10c
Men's and Boy's Hats at big reduction. $1.00
Men's Hats only. 89c
50c Boy's Hats only. 44c
18 Paigs, was $1.50, special sale $1.09
100 pair Boy's 50c Knee Pants, 9, 10, 11 years
of age to go at a special bargain 34c
Ladies' black silk finish waists, was $1.50, on
special sale . . 98c
2 bales yard wide Sea Island goods that you
can't buy for 8c, special. 7c
A. C. A. Feather Ticking, yard only 15c
Men's and Ladies' 50c Sweaters, only. 44c
All Men's 50c Negligee and heavy work Shirts
on sale at 47c
This is one thing that we are very strong in,
no one can compete with us in prices when the
goods are cut open like ours are, to show that they
are all solid leather we have some rare bargains in
odds and ends.
3.00 " .
2.00 " Men or Ladies'-.
Solid Leather Brogans for Men.
Solid Leather Shoes for Ladies'.
Boy's and Misses Solid Leather Shoes 89c and 98c
Little Boy's and Girls Solid Leather Shoes, no
one can match. 59c and 73c
Always big bargains here in shoes.
5 & 1 Octs Store
Our Toy? are here and we must have some
room to show them. We are going to make it
lively on this side just for a few days only to make
room for the largest and most up-to-date line of
Toys that has ever been shown in Laurons. No
one can compete with us so do not be lured away
by these little fellows, we are headquarters for
50 dozen pure white Cups, Saucers and Plates, packed
over the water for us, only 40c set
Sec our (Void Hand Cups, Saucers and Plates thai
others arc selling tor 60c, onlv
Either quart or half gallon Coffee Pot
12 do/.en Galvanized Wash Basins, only
5 dozen Lamps that range in price from 50c to $1.0 >
each, on sale at
$1.00 big white Slop Jars, only
1.00 bi?> white Howls and Pitchers
'?SO big fancy Howls and Pitchers, special
7 cakes of Ciold Hand Soap, only
7 cakes of Octagon Soap for 25c if you will take 7
8 packages Soda only
Do not fail to come, we are going to make the prices very at
tractive for you in this room, too many little odds and ends to
mention every article, so bring your purse and see just how far we
will make your dollar go and a wheelbarrow to haul your goods
Yours for Business