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if You are uu the luukout
fur something "useful" for
we want you to know that a
Jewelry store is tho best place
in the world to lind ii.
We base made special pre.
pnratloil for this happy season,
and whet bei' you wish to spend
fiO cents or $"><' you will have no
difficulty In Unding something
here to exactly suit your taste
and pockcl book,
Wo shall bo glad to show you
our Uiagniflccnl assortment and
to help you llnd exactly what
you are lookh.K for.
OVER 66 YEARS
I UAUt m AM* 3
Anyone nomllng a aketrh nml description may
quickly ascertain cur (>|>llilon fruo whether an
Invention I? pruhnlily i>aieiitnlile. <Niminuiilra
Uniieairlctlyciuudentiul. HANDBOOK mi i'tucme
?unl free. Oldest HuiMicy for accurlnif patents,
Cutouts taken through Munii .\ < ... ruculve
ryri'lul itollcr, veil limit cliiirno. In ttio
A handsomely Illustrated weekly. I.areeal elr
> ulutl.hi (if any acientlilc Imiriml. Terms. 13 ?
year: four months, %l. Hold byull newsdealers.
MUNN & Co.3C,B'??d?? New York
Braiicb Offlto, t7tt K SU Washington. 1 >. C.
Too Late, Too Late,
to think about taking out a policy
on your house if it is already
burning. We take a risk but not
a certainty. If you have taken
time by the forelock, and insured
your properly against lire, you
that the company Will pay all
your losses. Tho race is to the
swift, and you owe it to your
family to protect, thetn from all
jubles. Do not be a laggard.
Stocks - Bonds - Insurance
Enterprise Hank Building
Laurens, S. C.
Paf?a?sit-i-cide cures itch and
mange in 30 in inn tea, Pimples
and Ringworms quickly. Price
LAURKNS DRUG CO.
6<,?c l>y mail or express from
^Pi7. L. J. Sharp & Co., Commerce,!
''C*a. Guaranteed. "Take no
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Have you overworked your nervous sys
tem and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you pains In '
lolna. side, baek and bladder? Have you -
a flabby appearance of tho face, and un
der ttie eyes? A frequonl desire io puns
urine? If so. Wllllamn' Kidney rill* will
cur? you?DruRglnt, iti?-.- 60c,
WILLIAMS MFG. CO., Proof,, Cleveland. Ohio
LAURENS nun; t o.
1.Ii II re us, S. C.
You Can Save $50:?
On Standard Typewriters
If you intend to Imv n typewriter or if the
machino you have is worn out, ti is is your o| pur?
I tunlty U> k<>t the ri< at. lyntwiit.r ...lue ovoi
eifere 1 for t ho mom y.
We wlllsave you from one-hah' i?, two-thirds on
the coat of n standard machu o,
Wa Ounrantaa em ullt typcwrilei
year. They are j.jr-t a . a rvie. nl lo nn.; ( ,, j . .,
mat. !?? f i .in - work aa mach in< ahcarit p lliuoi iy h al
Ir.idemark of tho manufacturer. You cm have
any standard make typewiitii .ou erefn n
builtbjf.?xpart workmon with n all H that makti
certain perfect co mtruction ami act Ion.
Wrlta today for eatakwrue, No ?
AMERICAN WRITING MACHINE COMPANY
48 North Pryor St. Atlanta. C-or|ia
LIVE STOCK MEETING
AMD CLEMSON TRAIN
To he ut Waterloo Friday, July 21st,
vi In n a Large Croud Is Expected*
A Number of Frizes Offered for Ex
The Advertiser is in receipt of the
following communication from W. Carl
What ton, of Waterloo, Secretary of
the l.nurens County Live Stock Asso
Tin' Live Stock Association of Lau
rens County will hold its annual meet*
lug (U Waterloo Friday, July L'lst. The
Assocntlon has succeeded in getting
tin' Clemson-Winthrop train to spend
tin- entire day with them and a great
trenl Is In store for the people of Lau
rens County, Tliis will be the only
stop this special train will make in
the county. There will be lour cars
from Cleinson College in lbs train in
Which will be several breeds of cat
tle, horses, hogs and a store of tilings
for the farmers to see There will al
so two cars from Winthrop College
containing exhibits of a domestic na
ture and all the women, young and old
in Lumens County ought to visit these
cars. This will be a great day for
I .anl ens County, come and join in with
us mill make this a pleasant as well as
a most profitable day 0. W. Long will
seiv a line burbucue dinner and be
is preparing to teed 1,000 people. A
few prizes .diown below are in'ered to
create a little interest in the meeting.
Others may be added and will appear
'ate: Oet your stock ready and come
in and lets have a good day of it.
Planters Fertilizer and Phosphate
Company of Charleston, S. C. will give
sacks of s-:'.-;5 guano to the best
brood mare in Laurens County.
Davis. Hoper ?fc Co. will give a ffi.OO
pair of Stetson shoes for the best 1 lilk
and butter row. of any breed, in Lau
S. M. & 10. IL Wilkes Co. will give a
$3.f?0 rocking chair for the best loaf
of bread and cake baked by a Laurens
County woman, young or old.
I'lanlers Fertilizer and Phosphate
Co. nl Charleston. S. 0. will give .".
sacks of s :: :: guano for the best horse
or mare colt, and ."> sacks of 8*3-3
guano tor the best mule colt, horse or
mare, bred in Laurens County.
I. K. Mlntor & Bro. will give a pair
01 $3.00 shoes to the young lady under
_'l years of age who makes the best
W. Carl Wharton will give 1 barrel
1st pat. Hour to the man who has fur
nished the most children the longest
time during the past school year to
any and all schools.
.lohn A. Franks will give a nice $2.50
open buggy hi idle to the best harness
horse in Laurens County.
Drooks & Jones will give a pair of
Weiss shears for the prettiest child
under f> years of age.
Planters Fertilizer and Phosphate
Company will give f? sacks 8*3-3 guano
lo the best bull, of any breed. In Lau
W caul WHARTON,
Secretary Live Stock Association
of Laurens County.
Nil Kith SI' KCL It V KAILS.
Cutting Won't Keniove the Cause of
Piles mean more than merely the
lain of the stubborn little tumors.
I'liere is a condition inside that must
be dealt with. Cutting is usually fol
lowed with later and worse attacks.
A permanent cure tan only be made by
bettering (he condition of the parts
and getting a free circulation of the
I b in-Hoid cures all kinds of piles by
internal action right on the cause.
Sold by Laurens Drug Co. and drug
gists everywhere, and money back if
ii falls. $1 per bottle. Dr. Leonhardt,
Station It, Buffalo, N. Y.
Till. CI.OHIOIS ITH AT WATTS
Ihne Hill be Several Attractions at
Watts Mills July 1.
These will include two ball games,
barbecue and other features, for which
prizes will be given, Public cordially
invited to attend the day's events.
How's This I
We oger One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that can.
not he cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. .1 CI1I3NKY Kr CO , Toledo, ().
We, the undersigned, have known P,
J. Cheney for the last l? years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially
able lo c arry out any obligations made
by his firm.
Walding, Klnnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price 7f? cents
per bottle. Sold by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
The only real foods which contain
all the substances necessary to human
life are uald to be milk and the yolk
of eggs. A man can live in health
on these two foods.
Whooping cough is not dangerous
when the cough is kept loose and ex
pectoration easy by giving Chamber
lains Cough Kemedy. It has been used
In many epidemics of this disease with
perfect success. For sale by all deal
YOUR OWN TOWN
Any place is just what the men who
live in It make it.
Don't sit around and damn your
town. A town la jUBt as guod or just
as bad as the people who are damning
Every community, even if it hasn't
more 'ban two hundred inhabitants,
should have a town-room where the
cigars are good and where everyone
can meet, free from religion or pol
itics, and absorb the good qualities of
one another; where the spirit of the
Golden Rule can be instilled; for no
religion and no political party can
deny this perfectly scientitlc princi
A town Is seb' m tho result of vir
gin natural conditions. In any event
It was man who saw the natural ad
vantages?and frequently it was some
For Illustration: There Is no na
tural reason why Cleveland should
have been the oil center of the world.
There are no oil wells in or about the
community. So far as oil Is concerned,
and as a shipping point, it is no bet
ter than a dozen and cue other towns.
It was simply John \>. Rockefeller.
Ho wanted to live In Cleveland and .
his Individuality, his personality,
brought the oil to him.
There Is no reason why Boston
should he tho shoe market of the
world. There are no hides there.
They are all shipped from the West,
Simply some man who knew how to
make shoes on a large scale wanted
to live there and his success encour
aged others to follow in his wake.
There is no physical reason why
Chicago should be the meat-packing
center of the world. It could as well ,
have been St. Louts. Simply old l'hil
Armour wanted to live there.
In nearly every town you visit you
hear some resident say: "Aw. this
ain't nothtn* but an overgrown coun
The resident of any town that makes
auch a statement wears whiskers and
boots at heart.
Of course, if your town isn't sporty
enough for you, why, you can move?
that ain't the town's fault.
If you get too sporty, you'll have
to move anyhow.
It isn't the sports thut make a town
?it's the jays.
The man that gave the light for the
sports on the Great White Way was
a Jay?Thomas A. Edison, a jay tele
graph operator from Indianapolis.
.lohn 1). Rockefeller, who, in a mon
ey way, is the ideal of every sport,
was a jay from Rlchford, New York.
Russell Sage, who loaned money to
the sports for years, was a jay?he
started by jumping counter in a coun
Some jay from Connecticut went to 1
the World's Fair at Chicago in 1893.
Hfl SCI a stand on the Midway and
sold wooden nutmegs to the sports for
souvenirs. Finally he ran out of
wooden ones and sold 'em the real
thing at twenty-tlve cents a throw.
William Dean Howells. America's
foremost literary character, will take
more pride in telling you of the days |
when he set type as a jay printer on
the Sentinel at Ashtabula. Ohio, than
t:i? literary success of later years
the days when they used shoe pegs to
space (he type, and about a printer
getting drunk and using a plug of
Star tobacco for a cut.
Nearly every man In art. science,
literature, Industry and commerce
here in America today either is or was
Cincinnati is the supply center of
the South. Years ago, at the waning
of the river traffic, it was
about to give place to Louis
Vllle and Memphis in the coin
merce of that territory.
The citizens of Cincinnati got busy
ami built the Cincinnati Southern
This road was the dream of a jay.
They called him a jay dreamer, but
his dream saved the town.
You hear people of the Far West
In mercantile, Industrial, artistic and
scientific pursuits, saying: "If we
were only In Chicago we could do or
get so and so." In Chicago you hear
them say: "If we were only in New
York." When In New York you hear
them wishing for something In Lon
don or Paris.
Chicago, New York, London and
Paris are all the results of their < iti
Sens taking the conditions and ma
terial at hand and doing the best they
could with them?Just as we can all
There you are: Any place is Just
what the people who live In it make
If any of the towns that any of us
live In are not to our liking, why let's
get busy?it's all up to us.
The first process In the Improve,
ment of any town Is to get rid of the
people who are damning It ?Rank
See our Lown Swings, they are
8. M. ft E. II. Wllkei ft Co.
MADE IN BOOKS
State Hoard of Education, After the
Days Secret Session, Signs Contract
for Six Year Supply of Hooks.
The State board of education under
the chairmanship of Qov. Blease has
broken all records by a Hive-days'
secret session and the linal announce
ment Thursduy of the most sweeping
changes of text-books in the history
of the State. The American Book
company of .New York received a far
greater proportion of the business
than any other concern bidding. The
vote on the adoption of the various
books has not. been made public.
There were 30 companies bidding
ami 19 have received contracts. The
entire sales in the State during the
six-year period of the contract is vari
ously estimated at. from $.".00,111111 to
$1,000,000. "Thompson's History of
the United States" was adopted with
out any serious opposition on the part
of he governor, although he had
given out some weeks ago an inter
view against this hook on the grounds
of its not properly present inn Hie facts
of Sherman's responsibility of tin'
burning of Columbia. It is stated that
.1. 10. Swearlngeu, State superinten
dent of education, was overruled at al
most every point in the voting and
that lie made frequent, vigorous pro
tests against unnecessary changes and
against some of the books adopted,
Work Will Soon Start
after you take Dr. Kind's New Life
Pills, and you'll quickly enjoy their
line results. Constipation ami indi
gestion vanish and tine appetite re
turns. They regulate stomach, liver
and bowels and impart new strength
and energy to the whole system. Try
them. Only 25e at Laurens Drug Co.,
and Palmetto Drug Co.
NO UK A SON I OK IT.
?heu Laurens Citizens Show the Way,
There can be no just reason why
any reader of this will continue to
suffer the tortures of an aching back,
the annoyance of urinary disorders, the
dangers of serious kidney ills when
relief is so m ar at hand ami the most
positive proof given that these ills
can be cured Head what a Laurens
Mrs. II. Templeton. 210 Fleming St.,
Laurens. S. C says: "We have used
Donn's Kidney Pills and have found
them to bo just US represented. We
t an recommend this remedy to anyone
in need of a tonic for disordered kid
neys, i was hardly able to get about
owing to tlm pains in my back and
my limbs, feet, hands and face were
badly swollen. Someone advised mo
to try Doun's Kidney Pills and I did
so. Tin? swelling soon left and my
pains and aches were removed. I
have had no cause for complain; since
I used Bonn's Kidney Pills and I
give this remedy the entire credit for
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Mil burn Co.. Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name Doaii's and
take no other
SPECIAL ROUND TRIP KATES.
Special round trip rates from Lau-1
Knoxvllle, Tenn., $7.10 Account
Summer School. Tickets on sale
dune 18, 19. 20. 24, 20: .Inly 1. v. :?.
and L"? only. Tickets Will be limited
to reach original starting point not
later than 15 days from, hut not In
cluding date of sale.
ROCllOSter, N. Y.. $21?. 25. Account
Ancient Arabic Order Nobles of Mvs
tic Shrine. Tickets on sale July 7. S.
and lb Final limit July IS.
Atlantic City. N. J., $22.45. Tickets
on sale July 7, 8, ami 9. Final limit
For further Information apply to
F. J. Nelson.
THE CLKMSON VC HI ( I K II HAL
KnrollllH'Ill Ober 700 -YalUC of Prop
erty Over a Million ind a Quarter
Ninety Teachers ami Officers.
Seven full four years courses, in
Agricultural, Engineering, etc
Cost per session of nine months,
including all fees, books, heat, liyht.
laundry, and necessary uniforms
Students who are financially able,
pay $10.00 tuition additional.
SCHOLARSHIP AND ENTRANCE
The College maintains 121 Agricul
tural Scholarships, and 43 Textile
Scholarships, worth each $100.00 and
(Students who have attended Clem
.v?i> Coll. go or any othei Coll ne or
University, mo not eligible for the
scholarships unless there are no oth
er eligible applicants.)
Scholarship ami entrance examina
tions will lie held at the Count) Seats
.Inly llth. 0 a. 111.
Next Session Opens Sept. 13, KU I.
Write AT ONCE to W. M. Itiggs.
President Clemson College, s. c, for
catalogue, scholarship blanks, etc.
If you delay, you may be crowded
When you feet
vous, tired, worried or despondent it is a
?sure sign you need MOTT'S NKRVKRINl.
PILLS. They renew ihn normal vigor and
make life worth living. Ho snro and ask for
Mott's Nerverine Pills R?oJJiSS
WILLIAMS MFC CO., Prop*., CWvaUnd, Ohio
LAURENS DRUG CO.
Laurens, S. C
the Blackstone school forGirls
Hu? since IS1.)! giveii "Thorough instruction under positively Christian
influences at the lowest possible cost."
RESULT: It is to-day with its faculty of 32, a boarding patronage of 328,
Its student body of 400, and its plaid worth $140,000
THE LEADING TRAINING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN VIRGINIA
$150 pays all charges for the year including table board, room, lights, steam
heat, laundry, medical attention, physical culture, and tuition In all subjects
except mUStO and elocution, lor catalogue and application blank address,
REV. THOS. ROSSER REEVES, B. A., Principal.
I You Wonder Why
Your neighbor's table is always filled with
such delectable and seasonable things to
eat and why it is that it always seems so
easy for her to fix up something nice on
the spur of the moment.
THERE'S A REASON?
It's this:?She is wiser than you because
she sends her special orders to
MAHAFFEY & BABB
And tells them to Fill them out with a
Few Choice Articles that are nice for this
season of the year.
Try us. * .
rr< > tiii<: pi ULIC!
The Undersigned Has Opened a New Black
smith and Carriage Shop.
The Shop is now open Lor public work. Forg
ing, scientific horse shoeing, buggy and wagon re
pairing, tire shrinking l>\ hoi or cold method done
by a competent mechanic.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
Call on me and be convinced that my shop
and work are up-to-date.
n H. R. Gray's Lumber lard. | ?t Q% \\ BECKER.
25 For 5
Our Spring Crop of old newspapers will be sold j
out during the next icw weeks. They are
We are selling these at the rate of 25 for X
5 cents. Come early and avoid the chance t
of being too late,
! The I ??urens Advertiser
u ? . *i u to mn . ,i o inf tuna ? nwiHiii ?
each Yd'A n . lorldeni ic hlbltasamplo Latest Model
Rancor' lied by ii.-i .:?. >?: .everywhere nroutaklaic
??? ? *' ? -v l:ISl l/'t.l . ,., ./,;,.,..:, J.rutantr. tfl
NO monty : EQUin .O u ; you receive und nnnrovo of your
bicycle We ;,i|> lonnyoiic itiiywlii re in I ho U.S. without a ttn$ dtpcilt
tin hays' FREETRIALdurliiK
willen I line yoil iuiiy rklo llnO ilt'.velc.
I f yon roe t :k U Hot pcrfiViI III
bicycle slihOl.bnel. |>. n . ?
FACTORV PJ V
netlifil I.eMi-.rv c . . Von : .. <|?i i .
direct r?i .i ?: hdhrixe lh,vii inui":
. In CO lK> i DU Y iv I
imi ;1 you reci lv" out* < 1
WILL k.?-' A.;r'/--;:H''i:.;
OICYCLn Dl Ai i .
"Hcil I.Inv r.., I veil
i HAND UlCYCtCS
lor.'; Ill II 1
simi-i.. v ' i
nd pui Ittoauy test you w)sh"
i i r do ii"! u ish io keep lliu
I llll >' > Ulli rt'il if out on* ttnl,
b grade bicycles It l.i
' one small p rollt above
>ii dli'ini n's prollta by buy?
; i \ u i ii iintee behind your
l?fi I' of tires from *njtn* ut ant
II' i our unheard of fattorj
? olTnoiir tK>ailtlfnl rnlntnfue
I k-r.wlo l.i. >.?!.-.. for
Mini wiiiin.im |.rnilt above factory oimt.
'r'.?wn Hdino|ilaloMtO -ul:o our uric??.
i Ii in I l.loyolftp, hut Ufttialty I.avo
' ??? ??? I'loaf >"il i>r<iii>i>tly at prloea
lerehnln nnil nodnla, i.ttrtH. n-imlr* and
? I tin i, i/oliir retail ii,
runglni! fr.im ?3 I.. *B .., vio. i
$ M ?|0fi HedgefL re-Proof $
SpIf-hPflsh / VAMPLE PAIR
I ^nAy Thn
?? $io not" i ??? ?
NO MORE TROUBLE FROM RE >
NAIL 8, Taaks, orClj?. will not lolthO Mr Out. I I
A hundred thousand puirs sold I,i-.? u
DESCRIPTION: v ; ',
? is lively ii d en
rldlnpr. very dnrnbln nnd lb ed In ? wl i \
a special auallty of rubber, which m u r i" -V,
comes porous nnd which do , up n
i>uihmures without allowing tho ulr to i lenno. jl
Wo have hundreds of letters from S itlsflcd custom* .?: S
HtnllnKthnt their tlrefl have only l>oeii |iuei|iod un once *W|
or twice lull whole ftettsoil.
an ordinary tiro, Ihn pmu lurei
l hey ?- i ii ii" in-'i i i it
i.slintr iimdilles be
an ordinaryuru, iiinpuiiuiureresi uuioii uii .1 . ??. ?? r""??
Kiven by se vein I layers of thin, sinehilly 1 ich | ? y tiro wi
fabrlcon tho trend 'I'ho regular prleo of Ihe.-.e i, 1/ B?S5fc"
Hi) m l?p nnl. 1,1,1 r,,.mi.Iv , i t i. p mi . urn W easy
Notice tho thick rubbarti-Mift
a" nud puuetnro strip. ?rB,?
? .1 > D" also rirn ntrlp "H"
to prevent rim cutting; This
tiro will outlast any othir
ruko-SOFT, ELASTIC and
easy RIDING. 1?,*,,T,0 *B*
is f 10.00 |H>r pair, but forndv< easy RIDING,
inn u 1 in.' ft special factory nrleo u> i ?? ri 1 wperpnlr. am ordora RhlDned
day letter Id received, ? oahhil o h < ? ? ? ?. ?> 1 \ 011 do not pay a cent unu
hn vo examined and found them si rl 1 ??!
V/owlllallniraoath dlteount of h|.i'ro iii 1 iiii n i'v 11 ,1 ? ? * i.r.?j i>. r i.iiri if \ . . i mi ?
with ORDER >ml cih-Imsii MiIk ? Ii. r! i i. <>ii run im > kh oMcr a* the tlraa11
rclurni-.! at OUR uxpcii'd If f"r hi. . 1 1 onmlnatlon. . , ? , .,1 ', ' ,
ami money writ to ualRMftal.1 10 r?n will ttml that\hml?7n .
ea?l*r. runfa?t?r. wear liottor.lait Inny. rnn I I 1 i'-ooveruMtl or ncan>t>?. .J.f?
' ?????? ?>.M" ku" y,,,,r?n,er
IF YOU NEED TIRES ^tS^SgaOBA
i>rlcoqiiotr.|?lK.vo:orwrlt<. foreur 1.1? tu.- ami Hufi.lrj 1 nlal..? -m. Ii il< criboaaoil .|uot.? ?11 ,,,1L' ? i,rJ
kln.lHof lln-t ?taliont li..if D....Iprliv* "i?kri ?od
DO MOT WAIT'" C-O NOT T H IN K OP buvino ? I,Ip,P|. ?p , ?.
W ?wW? TWflg dr. 1 from y, 11 1..s o?. ui . .... 1 woniterful offaraw?dt?J!ilJ?
ItonlyOonUapoMal lulmnu?. r>u,i..,-. u .1. it Now. rH wo ?0? tumklnj.
J. L. MEAD CYCLE COMPANY, CHICAGO, ILL.