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Cross Hill wants a State Constable
to look nftor the contraband.
On Friday morning Col. V* H. Mar
tin brought to'1 HIS ADVKnrisEU'Sdesk
a bouquet of beautiful
roses that would
do honor to glorious May. They were
of exquisite color and fragrance?
Truly,tho Bunny South is oc misnomer.
Mr Thomas Bullock, who left us *s
e. haudsomo 6ovonteon year old boy ten
yoars ago is with us from his distant
homo in Texas to visit his father and
kindred, lie sports a dellcato mus
tache now but Is recognizable, and all
are glad to sue him.
Tho South Carolina Biptlst published
at Greenwood, South Carolina, edited
by K. VV. Sanders and J. W. Perry: $1
a yoar. beautifully printed; admira
bly edited; worthy to havo a place in
very household; a most capital family
paper and deserving tho support of all
Mr. lt. I*, Adalr, of Jaeks Township,
haR been appointed by Cov. Ellerbo,
County Supervisor to servo out the
vacancy made by tho death of Mr.
Downey. Mr. Adalr served a term in
the ofllco and 1? acquainted with its du
ties. Tho appointment 1b a good ono
and will give satisfaction.
Rev. J. 13 Parrott made us cheerful
by calling at the ollice of The baptist,
speaking words of encouragement, and
assuring us of his most cordial and
hoar'y support. He bad been down to
Clark's Hill to marry Dr. A. It. Fuller,
of Mountvillo, co Miss Fannie Tlllman,
daugbtor of Hon. Geo. D. Tlllman ?
Tho Doctor, wo learn, Is a good Baptist
and a most successful physician. Wo
wish him and his handsome brldo all
of tho joys that this blessed relation
will bring. Of course, Dr. and Mrs.
Fuller will not undertake housekeep
ing without tho weekly visits of The
Baptist. Brother Parrott subscribed
to Tho Baptist, and went on his way
rejoicing.?The South Carolina Bap
tist, Croon wood.
The Ladles' Home Journal for 1898.
To mako Tho Ludlos Homo Journal
for 1898 "tho best of all tho yoars; tho
most cheerful and helpful magazine
that a woman can possibly have in her
homo," is tho purpose of its editors as
disclosed by a prospectus outlining a
fow of the projected features for the
coming year. While tho Journal will
bo more useful and practical than over
before, it is mado apparent that its
literary features will bo Strengthened
and that pictorially it will bo more
attractive and artistic than evor.
A notable feature, "The Inner Ex
porioncos of a Cabinent Member's
Wife," a series of lottors from the wife
of a Cabinet mombortohor sister,will,
It is said, reveal somo startling and
graphic pon-picturos of Whashington
social and official life. They are so
realistic that the lottors will bo pub
lished anonymously and are likely .o
attract National attention. The
biographies of President McKinley,
Mrs. Cleveland, Mark Twain, Thomas
A. Edison and Joseph Jefferson will bo
presented in a novel way by a series of
anccodotes, giving tho vital charact
eristics of each. Rov. John Watson,
D. D. ("Ian Maclaron") will contribute
a series of articles on matters close to
the Interest of ovory man and woman;
Edward W. Box will have a speolal
page for young men in addition to his
usual editorial dIseussions; Lillian Bell
will continue hor bright, crisp letters
from European capitals; Mrs. Burton
Harrison will describe society at the
beginning of the century, and Ex
President Harrison is to write on "The
Flag in tho Homo."
Two flotion issues, in all over thirty
short storioa, are promisod during tho
voar. Tho storlos will bo by .Mark
Twain, F. Marion Crawford, Berlin
Garland, Mary E. Wllkins, Julia
Magruder, Clara Morris, Mrs. A. D. T.
Whitney and other well known au
Tho musical announcements for
next year includo Sousa's newest com
position, "Tho Lady of the White
House," dedicated by special permis
sion to Mrs. McK'iiloy; sacred songs
and hymns by Fanny Crosby, tho blind
hymn writer, Ira D. Sankey, and oth
ers quite as prominent in their re
"Inside of a Hundred Homes'* will
be continued and supplemented by
other articles upon litting, funishing
and beautifying tho home; and In ad
dition to tho Journal's "Moderate
Cost Houses, churches, schools, farm
buildings, ete ., will be given?with de
tailed plans and specifications.
Mrs. S T. Rorer, :t is announced,
will continue to write exclusively for
the Journal. In addition to her "Cook
ing Lessons" she will write of foods,
their value and their healthfulness ?
Special articles for children?young
and middle grown?on needleworks,
fashions, homo entertainments, church
work, etc , are all pr< mised. This is
but a passing glance at the 1898 Ladies'
Home Journal, which is aimed to moot
tho literary and practical needs of
every member of the household. By
The Curtis Publishing Company,Phila
de'phia. Ton cents por copy; ono dol
lar per year.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
THE NATIONAL BANK OP LAURENS,
At Laurons, in the State of South Carolina,
at the clor .! of Business, Dec. 16, 1897.
Loans and discounts, 170,501 20
Overdrafts, soeured, 1,009 M
U.S. Bonds to secure circula
tion, 16,000 00
Banking-house, furniture, and
fixtures, 3,001 66
Other real ostato and mortgages
own od, 1,982 00
Duo from National Hanks (not
Reserve Agent A) 2,112 8?
Duo from Stato Banks and
Bankers, 902 oo
Duo from approved rosorvo
agontH, 0,821 94
OhOOKfl and other cash items, ill 04
Notos Of othor National Banks, 1.385 00
Fractional papor ourronoy,
nicklos, and contH, 1(50 41
Lawful Money RESERVE in
Hpeoie, 0,595 95
Legal-tender notes, 2^05 oo 8,990 95
Redemption rund with II, H.
Troaauror (6 por Cent, of
circulation,) 720 00
Capital stock paid $ 03,000 00
Surplus rund, 12,000 00
Umllvulcd profit', I0S8 oxpon
hos and tuxes paid, 2,800 81
National Bank 11 ?tos outstand
ing, 12,7110 00
Due tool bet National Bunks, 705 35
Duo to Stato Banks and Ban
kers, 2,391 33
Dividends unpaid, ?20 60
Individual deposits mihjor.l. lo
check, 26,718 58
Time certificate? Of deposit, 2,070 7o
Total, $123,758 27
STATE op SOUTH CAROLINA, I
County of Lau kens. (
I. John Augustus Barksdale, Cashier
oi tho above-named bank, do solemnly
ftwear that the abovo HUtomont U trim
to the boat of my knowledge ami hoi lei.
John Aug. Haiikhdai.r,
Hubsorlbod and hworn to before me,
(his 21st day of December, IS97.
V. P. McOoWAN,
Notary Public,?. C
JNO. A. MARKSDALB, )
JOHN W ..FERGUSON, V Direotors.
B. F. POSEV,
A Beautiful Homo Wedding?
At threo o'clock on last TliurBday
afternoon, Mr a. Anna K. Hart and Mr.
C. M. (Murk, of this city wore mar
ried In tho presence of ihelr rolativos
and intimate friends. Tho ceremony
waa performed by the Rev. Hobert
Adam? of tho Presbyterian church.?
Tho brido woro an exceedingly becom
ing travelling gown of dark green
cloth, Miss .Famo l'oelo, the Maid of
Honor, a handsomo silk costume.
Mr. K. B. Hare, of Sumter acted as
Immediately after tho ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Clark drove to Clinton to
catch tho Vestibule for the North.
Mr. Clark is telegraph operator and
train dispatcher for tho 0. N. & L.
rail road at this point and is popular
and highly esteemed by a large circle
of friends. His wife is a charming
and lovable woman, with frionds in
numerable to wish her woll.
A solid Silver Thimble for 10 cents
at W. A. Johnson.
Attention, Hoard of Health.
T.aurons street, running Rast, seems
to be t bought by some Inhabitants of
tho olty a Utting depository for garb
age. People who drive through it
Complain that the carcasses of depart
ed fowls, dogs, cuts and other things of
an unpleasant description render the
road very frequently extremely offen
slve. A,..oup of houses overlooking
t he street and occupied by colored peo
ple is probably tho explanation of a
state of things which Is very un
pleasant, unhealthy ami discreditable
to the city. The board of health should
look Into the matter in their capacity,
tho city authorities in theirs, and more
Importunt than all else, it should bo
done at on?e.
A protty Xmas present ?a purse with
Silver mountings, at \V. \. Johnson's.
.Fell Down Steps.
Mr. L. K. Farley mot with a painful
accident Friday afternoon that con
fined him to his room until yesterday.
Ho was carrying a large sack of meal
down the steps at his house when ho
fell, considerably bruising hhnsolf up.
^dvo you seen my liberal offer of a
BO ad silver thimble for only 10 cents.
One to a customor.
W. A. Johnson.
Tho January Number
Of the Delineator is called tho
Winter Holiday Number, and be
gins tho Now Year with such an
attractive display of fashions and
literary matter that it will ensily
retain its place as the Woman's
Favorite Magazine. Tho winter
stylos are exceedingly becoming
and aro handsomely illustrated in
coi rs and black. Lady Jouno's
reviow of London Society is at onco
a oioture of its salient features and
a defence of its essential kindli
ness. Mrs Alice Moynell, tho
eminent Buglish writer, egins o
series on the '"Tho Ways of Chil
dren" with an analysis of "The
Naught}' 0 hi Id," full of sympathe
tic insight. The Aral of several
impels on "Tho Common Ills" is
by Dr. draco Peokham Murray,
author of tho popular ''Health
and Beauty" papers. Dovoteos of
tho camera will be delightod with
Sharlol M. Hall's explanation of
Bluo-Point Photography us a
money-making occupation. Emma
Churchman Hewitt begins hor
contributions <>n Domestic Sub
jects witli a bright papor assailing
False Economy in tho Household.
The wise und oxporienced advioo
to those perplexed as to points of
behavior is continued by Mrs.
Cadwalader .Toms. Tin- Action
includes '"Dawn," a story of
French lifo, in which potencies of
tragedy molt into a happy finale,
by Holen Choato Prince, author of
A Transatlantic Ohatolaino, In
"The Yaohi Syrinx*' Martin Ordo
Continues tho account of tho Ad
vent tiros of Clive Rayner. Replac
ing tho "Seasonable Cookery"
pagos is a paper giving formulas
for Inexpensive Entertainment,
such as the Afternoon Tea and the
Stand-Up Supper. The annual re
view of the Holiday Display in
the shops will be of special inter
est to those considering tho ques
tion of Christmas presents, und
Mrs. Wit herspoon's Tea^Tablo
Chat and the notices of the Holi
day Books afford other informa
tion on this absorbing topic. Of
like timeliness is Emma Hay
wood's explanation of How to
Mako Ornamental Texts for
Churches, and tho suggostions for
Children's parties Mr. Viek's
"Flower Garden" and the depart
ments devoted to Knitting, Laoe
Making, etc., complete a capital
Something usoful for grandma, a
pair of 'lold spectacles.
W. A. Johnson.
Tho bladder was created for one
purpose, namely, a receptacle for
tho urine, and as such it is not
liable to any form of disease ox
copt by one of two ways. Tho first
way is from an imperfect action of
the kidneys, Tho second way is
from careless local treatment of
SAMPLE MONT PURK.
Unhealthy urine from unhealt hy
kidnnys is tho chief OaUSC of blad
der trouble . It is comforting to
know that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp
Root fulfills every wish in quickly
curing bladder and urinary trou
bles. It oorreots inal ility to bold
urine and scalding or stinging pain
in passing it, or bad effects follow
ing tiHO of liquor, wine or boor,
and ovoroomos that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to get
up many times during the night
to urinate. Tho mild and extra
ordinary effect of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp Hoot, is soon realized. It
stands the highest for its wonder
ful cures of tho most, distressing
eases. If you need a medicine you
should havo tho host. At drug
gists fifty cents and one dollar.?
You may have a samp! ' bottle
and pamphlet both sent free by
mail; Mention Th? ADVKRTIflBR
and send your address to Dr.
Kilmer A Co , Binghamtou, N. Y.
The proprietors of this paper
guarantee tho genuinonoss of this
All tho latoHt In Sllvor Novoltics at
tho usual low prices at
W. A. Johnson.
A BRIGHT CHRISTMAS.
THE CITY FULL OF VISITORS ANW
HOME COMERS FOR THE
Remember the- Cotton Convention
on Salesday next.
Clinton is wide uwfiko and enforcing
Mr. s. R. Todd, of tho University of
Virginia, is in town for the holidays.
Mr. T. 1>. Darlington spent Christ
mas in the city .
Mrs. T, B. Nott, Jr., of Spartan
burg,is the guest of Mrs. W. B. Luoas.
Mr. H. M. Holmes, of Spartanburg,
was in the city for Christmas day.
For baby's first Xmas a solid Silver
Rraeelotat W. A. Johnson's.
Col. TTubbard, of Virginia, is in the
city visiting Iiis daughter, Mrs. E. M .
Mr. Young Vance, of Cohtmbia, is
tho guest of Mr. John Ferguson for
Miss Laura lrby, studont at tho
College for Women, Columbia, came
home on last Thursday for Christmas.
Tiie Graded Schools closed on Thurs
day afternoon until ilio morning of
January the fourth.
Mrs. S. W. Vance, of Columbia, spent
a fow dayf- with friends in tho city last
Keep In mind that Friday next is the
last day for paying your taxes without
Lawrcnco Pitts andPlerco Caino, of
Furman University, are at homo for
Mr. Allistor Holmes, of llolton. is
spending Christmas with his parents,
Dr. and Mrs. H. M. Heimos.
Mr. and Mrs. Puilington, of Wood
ruff, oame to down to Laurens spend
Christmas with relatives.
Mr. R. H. Hudgens & Sons havo
opened out a coal and lumber yard on
au oxtenslvo soalo.
Rov. N. J. Holmes, of Greenville,
and Mrs. Holmes are spending the
Holiday season with frionds in tho
Tho usual Christmas Gorman came
off last night at tho Ben-Delia, prov
ing a delightful occasion to tho large
number Of young people present.
Miss Lo:la Thompson, of Spartan
burg, arrived lu tho city on Thursday
last to spend Christmas with Mrs. W.
Misses Mary Simpson, Xannlo May
Wright and Mariegene Caino, of Chi
cora College, Greenville, are at home
T10 Laurons boys at the South
Carolina College, John PorgUSOO and
Albert Todd came homo for Christ
mas on last Friday.
Miss Janie Rivers, one of the Graded
Schools most efficient and popular
teachers, is spending Christmas with
her family in Spartanburg.
Mr. Mike Mooro and one of tho
colored men injured in the explosion
o( 9rant's saw mill at Cross Hill have
Sinoe died of their injuries.
Col Wille Jones, of Columbia, has
resigned as a member ef tho Slate.
Hoard of Control. It serins that ho
accepted tho position for h!s country's
good and now resigns for his own.
Misses Louise Kichey, Paulino An
derson, Floise Wright and Li Ilio Mill
er, bright and charming students of
Converse are spending Christmas with
ti elr relatives in the city.
I>r. W. Dorroh Ferguson, a re
cent distinguished gradlUVO of tho
South Carolina Medical College at
Charleston has been appointed to a
position in a hospital in that city We.
understand he accepts the position and
I.aureus will lose him to her great re
daughter of ex-Secretary of the Navy,
Hon. Hillary A. Herbert, coin
mittod suicide jit Washington while in
a fit- of insanity it will be recalled
that Mr. Herbert was a native of this
city, has relations in this county and
we feel a strong Sympathy for this
splendid man in his severe affliction.
Tho News and Courier with charact
eristic enterprise collected and pub
lished .statistics of homicides in th s
State in 1897?statistics for a number
of years covering a decade, arc not
misleading In Laurens tho figures
show a worse condition than really
exists A large per cent of tho oases
wore accidental, and at leas! seventy
live per cent of tho cases were ne
groes. Gf twelvo cases only two in
volved white persons.
Tho municipal authorities are very
watchful about contraband liquors ?
One day last week was taken up before
Magistrate Hudgens in prosecuting a
liquor case. Tho entire foreo was
present and the Mayor assisted the
Magistrate with Iiis countenance and
council. There is no uso for State
Constables in this city except as an
oanament 'ind luxury. If the State,
however, can afford it, wo could stand
one gentleman with nothing to lo.
Christmas has como and gone and
everybody wo trust havo enjoyed tho
season of peaeo Those are happiest
who study to make others happy. This
has boon the feeling. There wero
j largo und?good humored crowds in tho
city on Thursday and Friday and our
I merchants report a gonorous trado.?
I Tho groat supply of pretty tilings woro
carried into tho country and joy por
moates to the limits of tho county. Wo
havo heard of no serious casualties.
Wo heartily extend to all a happy new
Tho Charles King Company tilled
a weok's ongagoi.uoni at tho Opora
House horo during tho wook paBt.
Their roportoire included Fast Lynno,
Tho Playor, Rip Van Winkle and other
popular plays, at popular prices. They
woro very good actors ami should have
had hotter audionces but Inclemency
of tho woathornnd tho goneral Christ
mas rush, accounted In some measnro
for the rathor meagre attendance. Tho
Opora House has some very good at
tractions this Winter and should bolib
orally patronized if roally fine aotors
uro ovor to bo seen hero.
Ono of tho good things 'US is to bring
Laurent is a public Library. At loast
so say tho enthusiastic and energetic
promoters of the sehomo. The idea is
to call a mooting early in tho new year
to Organize a Library Association,
which will provide in tho first instanco
a homo for tho Library. Some books
have already been promised from 00?
lumhiaand will tie forthcoming as soon
as a permanent resldonco for them can
bo provldod. It Is tho hopo of those who
are Interested In tho schoino that every
body Ir haut eps will take an Interest
in it and lend A bolplng hand. Surely
this is an ontorpriso to appeal to all,
to those who too poor to afford books
would at a trlfing oxpondituro enjoy
tho advantago of a Library, to UHo af
lluent by giving thorn an opportunity
to greatly bonofit thoir olty. Now is
tho time to aot in the matter and ' tho
uhureh people, tho buslnoss people all
the people of the olty should unite/ and
push the plan through to success.
5E vSE E ('HANGB IN THJO :2
^LAURENS DRUG CO.'si|
^ AI) NEXT WEEK. ~3
A very pretty marriage tool*
place Thursday morning a! the
homo of the bride's father, Mr. a.
Cook, of Huntersvlllo, Tho sou
tracting parties worn Miss Dora
Cools and Mr. O. B, Martin, ol this
city. Rev. W. L. Richards, <d (ho
Pendluton street Baptist ehunh,
ofllcialed. The attendants wire
Mi-?s Robbio Sharp, of Greenville,
vvith Miss H. P. Martin, of Ridge
Springs) Miss Annie Olardy, ol
Laur us, with I. Ii. Cook, of Hun
tersville; Miss Oallto Edwards, of
Fountain Inn, with W. R. Etrlc,
of Abbeville; Miss Bailie Cook, of
Huntersvlllo, with E. a. Martin,
Atlanta; Miss Mary Stewart, ol
Huntersvlllo, with J. R. Phllson,
nf Hnntcrsvillo, Miss Nannie
Westmoreland, of Clre< nville,with
R. 1\. Puylor, of Qreenville,
amo:t;; those who attended the
marriage from this city wore M r.
mid Mr-'. J. N. SVutkinsand Mtsa
Hal lie Pope.
Mr, and Mrs. Martin left Thurs
day to spend a few days with rela
tives of the former in Central.
They will later pay n visit to Wash
ington , D. C, and on their return
will make their homo in Green
ville.?Green vi He Mountaineer,
If yon have over soon a litt In child in a
paroxysm of whooping cough, or if yon
nave been annoyed by a constant tickling
in tho throat, y mi can appreciate the value
of One Minute Cough t.'uro, which given
quick rollef. 1J. If. Posey, wholesale and
lor Infants and Children.
STATE OP SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Laukknb,
In Oottrt or Common Pi.kab.
R. H. w..Miiing, Plaintiff, against B.
W. Lanford, Jas. B. Wright and
John W. Lanford, Sr., Defendants.?
Judgmeut of Foroclosuro and Hale.
By virtue of a decroo of the
Court In tne abovo stated case, I
will soli at Laurens, C. II.. during
(he legal hours of sale, in front ol
the Court House door, on Salnsday
in January, 1808, to the highest
bidder, the following described real
estate, to wit: All that tract or
plantniIon of land, situate, lying
and being in Lnurons county,
?State of South Carolina, containing
Two Hundred and Thirteen (218)
Acres, more or less, and bounded
on the North l^y lands of Thomas
it. DeShbdds, ami James 13.
Wright, on tho Erst by lands of M.
?. Patorson, on tho South by binds
of R. If. Fleming, and on the West
by lands of John Lanford, Sr.
Terms?Qne-hali of purchapo money
to be paid CAtdi, the balance on credit ol
ono year, with interest from day of sale:
c edit portion to be secured by bond ol
purchaser and moi l> aifeol the | rotnisep.
If lonnB of sale are not complied with
pioperty will be ruhoid on samoor some
subsequent S&10| lay without furthur or
der of the Court and at the risk of formor
purohaser. Purchaser to pay for papers.
. JOHN F. BOLT, 0. C. C. P.
N )V. 10, 1897?52-4t
To Knltic Supplies Tor City
LiAUBBNB, S. C, i'uit tiik Fiscal
Ybab Commencing January J.
Sec. [, Ho it ordained by the Oity
Council of Laureus. of the city ol Lau
reue, That a tax ol Fifty Cents on every
one hundred dollars' worth of tho as
sessed value of all property, roal and
personal, not exempt by law from laxa
lion, situate within the limits of the city
of Laurens, I e ami the same is hen by
levied for corporate purposes to defray
the current expenses ef said city fnr (he
fiscal year commencing January 1st,
181*8, and to meet such other indebted
ness as bus been contracted * by said
city for corporate purposes. Thai an
additional tax of forty cents on ? very
one hundred dollars' worth of tho as
sessed value of all property, real and
personal, not exempt by law from taxa
tion, siteato within the limits < f the city
of Laurens, be and tho same is hereby
levied to meet the interest to become
due upon the thirty thousand dollars
of bonds issued April l, 181)7, for die
purpose of meeting (ho t ost of building
and equipping the n ater woi Ks and elec
trio light plant (or said oity, and to pay
to the commissioners of public works o!
aaid city at leant one-fortieth part of tli ?
entire bonded d !>t an a Bfuklng hind in
aid of the retirement and payment ol
That tho Oity Clerk shall enter said
levies and assessments upon the Looks
of said city and receive the said I <x-s.
That the said taxea heroin levied ?ball
he paid to the City Clerk ol s lid t it ? , j..
lawful money of the United Stat
or be for j the Ural day ol March, isik,
and any person failing to pay said tax s
by said dale shall I e liable to the i?'! -
ally now provided by law for the ' lib
nre to pay the general State I ix.
Sec. II. i that all able-bo'lioil ma c
persons within Iho limits ol the Clti of
Laurens, able to perfi no or OHUS to > i
performed, Iho labor herein required,
between lhe agon ol eighteen and llfiy
years, except ministers ol lhe go pel In
actual charge ot a congregation, n I pi -
sons permanent)) disabled in the Inlli
lary service of this state, and persons
who served in tho late war, and mem
bers of the Fire Department of sal i city
in tuen number as shali bu < eterndlic )
by the Bald city council, shall pav on or
before the 16th day of February, IMis, a
commutation tax of Two Dollars each in
lieu of road or street duty ; that any per
son liable to this tax who shall fail to
pay the Bame within the time heroin
specified, BhaU be required to work or
labor on the roads and streets of lhe
said city four days, under tin; direction
of the street overseer; and any parson
failing to pay said commutation tax
or perform said labor when notified and
required, shall be brought before the
Mayor's court of said city and prosecu
ted in the same manner an pciVOHQ nre
prosecuted under the State laws for fai!
inu to labor on lhe highways as provi
ded by statute In such casi s, and upon
conviction shall be lined not icss than
five nor more than ten dollars, or be
imprisoned, with or without (he require
ment to woik, for a term not !<'s.j than
four nor more than ten d iya.
Sec. III. That no person, linn, com
pany or corporation shall be engaged
in, profocuta or carry on any busiiu ss
or profession hereinafter hum.tinned
within the corporate limits of said eit<
without having Cost paid a special li
cense tax therefor as fol ows, to nit :
Auctioneer, per annum.if I IT. 00
Auctioneer, per day. ."i 00
Auctioneer replenishing stuck
frmn time to time as same
hi comes diminishc I, per tn
Halls or dancen, public, ivl ell
admission fee is charged,
per day. 1.00
Boarding House live hoard* ih
or under, per annum. 6.0.1
Hoarding House, more than
live and n t over t- n, i or
annum. 10 00
Meie iban ten, per anituu
Set f Market, ouo e all....
Beef or hog retailing on wa
on por day.
Calf, M ntton,Slioa
H ncksmllb shop,
Hi iek ya i ii,
- ach addi
pt r annum. ..
IJ >n( or shoe shop, per annuui
Bai b r shop, ono ch iir,.
H.irh r shop, each additional
chair, per annum.... ....
Building and Loa i Askoc-ii
lions, or i bei r agentc, f ir
business done within i): s
State, and not including lb it
done without the State, per
annum.... .... ....
Brokers' morcha idis , p r an
Billiard, P< ol and Bag Helle,
ono t ible, p r annuui. 16 00
K ich adilitiouul lab <. HUH)
H'e i ?los, de d'i fl In, el Inger
hiring ? or run >"i . 10.00
Hanks, foi'every $|l!00 e i|i al
stock, per annum. 1,00
Circus, per day, not It 88 Ihn i
$ 00 n >r moro than
CirClia Sldo shows, ji i day, $10
0 tton so -.1 Oil mill, p r in mi in,
Cot (on ginnery, e mb gin, p r tin ?
<'a ily in inulacturo , i oi an mini
Cabinet and genoral i ? pair Bbop,
p r annum..
Contractor, p r annum .
Conl or Kerosene ();l C mpany,
or Agency, \ er annuir.
Cotton weigher, rot annum....
Cotton buj er. p? r annum
Cotton-set fl buyer, poi minmn
Chiropodist per day, f LOO por an.
Conveyances, or ScrldncrP, per nil.
Canning Factory, per annum..
Dealers in wagons and other v< -
h cb a, other t1 an manuhuto
iies, p< r annum.
Dealers In builders'supplies, por
Dealers or agents in the sale of
Fettiliz-rf, over 1000 tons, per
Dealers or agents f u the Ba'O of
Fertilisers of Icaa than 1000
tons, l or annum.
Dealers In Pianos, Organs, Sow
ing mnehines, Iron Safes, Well
Fixtures, Tombstones, connt c
ted with Btore, t>r separate,
Dealers, transient, In 8eap, Jew
elry, or other goods on tho
street, per day.
Dealers In Oreen Groceries,
grown outside the county of
Laureus, each wagon per dav,
Dealer! in or Agents for the ?nie
Dealers in Qre< n ('< rocorleo grown
outside the county of LaurenSi
for each wagon on Salefldn ,
and (aeb day during circuit
court and Chi is1 i a:s w ook,. . .
Dentist, each, pi r a'i'eiiii.
Fx press company, for business
done within the Sta'o. and n t
including that done without tho
State, i or annum.
Fire, Life or Accident Insurance
company,each having an agen
cy or doing business within the
city, transient or loftal, one H p
Rnch additional agent per an
Fresh Fish or Oj st? rs,dealers in,
Grist or Flour nidi, er both,
Hat Repairer, nei day per
annum .'. ...
Hawker or Pedd'er, selling or
Offering for .-ale goads, u,.r? i
or merchandise, pi r am tun,
llamebh Shop, conn de,I with
store, oi 40J Mrate, per annum,
Hotel, per annum.
Horse traders, transient per day
Horse traders, transient per Bale
Horse traders, transient, per
Hog drovers w ho offer stock for
sale w ithin city limits, per day
$2, per week $>, per moath
?7.50, per annum..
:i t o
Ice cream, bor.-bon or milk shako
saloon; per annum.'. 2.00
Ice dealers, per annum. 2.60
Jewelry shop, watch and clock
ropuirers, per annum. 6.00
Lumber yards, per annum. L'0.00
Lawyers, | er annum. 10 00
Merchants, Dims, companies <>r
corporations, buying or s*l inn
any article of trade or roer?
ohandlse, shall pay a license
tax Recording to tho following
Schedule, per annum :
Bales under $800. 12.00
Bales from $300 to $1000. 6.00
Sales from $1000 to $2000. 7.60
Sales from $2000 to $6000 . 16 00
s de i from $501 o to $10000. 20.0J
Sales from $10,000 to $20 000 _ 80.00
SUhsfroni? 0000to$80 000_ 40.00
Sales from $80,000 to $40,000 ... 60.0o
Sales from $40 oooto $60,000 _ 60.00
Sab s from $50.000 to $60.000.... 76 00
Sales from $00.0001 ? $70,000_ 8800
Sales from $70 000 to $iOO 000... 100.00
Machine ^hops, ]>er annum . . In,no
Marble Yard, or agency. 10 00
Paint Slid]), per annum . -I 00
Printing < Hllce, per annum... . to oo
Photographer or Artist,. 10 oo
Photographer or Artist, per
moil tb. 6 00
Physicians, caoh, per annum .. in no
Physicians, or Oculist, itlnc
mills, per day. . 2 00
Plumbers, per annum . 26 00
Pharmaceutist, each, per annum ?> 00
Itcslaurants, per annum 6 uo
Kail road A gene j for business
done in this State and not
including that done wit bout
the stale, per annum. 7-"> 60
Soda Fountain, connected with
store or not, per annum . ;i on
Surveyor or architect, per an. !"> 00
Stuhle, Peed only, per annum, 5 00
stable. Livery, per annum ... 15 00
Stahle. Sale, per annum ....... ?<? 00
Stock Yard, per annum. out)
Street Hack or Carriage, one
horse, per annum. I 00
street Hack or Carriage, two
horse, per annum. II 00
Saddle Morse, per annum. 2 00
street wagon or dray,one-horse
per annum. ? on
street wagon or dray, two-horse
per annum . 7 r>o
Soliciting Agent for enlarg
ing Photos, thosaloof books,
(nol including the Holy !?i
blo, Pianos, Organs, Sewing
Machines, Iron Safes, und
the like, per day. 2.60
Taylor Shop, per annum.... 8.00
Ttii or Tinker's Shop, por an
Telegraph Company or Agen
cy for business done in this
State and not including that
done without, per annum 26.00
Telephone Company, per an
num,. 16 00
Tell Pin Alley, pee annum.. 10.00
Undertaker, per annum.... 16 00
Ware House, kept for rental
purposes, per annum. 10 00
Wood Var l,. 5.00
IV. That every person, firm, Com
pany or Corporation required by this
Ordinance ro obtain a license to en
gage in any trade, business or profes
sion for which a license is required,
shall at the time of applying for such
I icon 80 make a statement, under oath
before an ollieer qualified to adminis
ter oats, and fllo said statement with
the City Clerk, setting forth: First, his
or her name, style of firm, name of
Company or Corporation; Second, tho
trade, business Or profession for which
a license is required; Third, In those
cases in which such Information is re
quired,tho amount of business the pre
vious year, upon which amount the li
cense shall bu assessed, and in cases
where tho business has not been car
ried on the previous year, then tho
amount of business expected t? be
carried on dur ng tho current year
ami upon said amount the license shall
V. rho i ity Clerk shall thereupon
lissess the proper license tax, as pro
vided for in this Ordinance, and upon
being paid the amount of said assess
ment as heroin required, shall issue
tho proper license
\ I. That any person or persons ship
ping horse- or mules wit hin the cor
porate limits of said eity fop 111? >. pur
pose of Vnotion, (that is to offer for
sale at public out cry) shall pay a li
cense of Fortj Dollars ($10. 10) pel an
V 11. That a -|" oial license tax ol ono
dollar on oaoh dog kopt within limits
? f tho city of Laurens bo and the same
is hereby levied, and tho said tax shall
bo paid by the owner or keeper of said
dog to the City Clot'k Of said city on or
liefere I he lirst day of March ls'?is. and
any person or persons failing to pay 1
said tax on or bcfoi'O said dato shall |
be punished as preseri ed by OrdL
nanco of said city in such oaso ma lo
VIII. Thai tho Mayor of said city
shall regulate and fix the license for
exhibitions, ncrformances, or shows of
any kind ; and for any business, occu
pation or profe ?Ion not enumerated
In tho forog dug sections, tho license
shall also be regulated and lixod by
tho ? iid Mayor.
IN'. Thai all licenses issued under
and by virtue of this Ordinance shall
be nun-transferable, and CXCOpt license
for it day, a week, era month, sh II
terminate and end on December ~>.
1808, but may bo revoked at any time
by tho Mayor or City Council of said
city fo satisfactory causo.
Exeopl license Issued for a day, a
week or a month annual rates shall lie
ihargcd for all lioonsos issued up to
Juno ."? \ 1898. Three-fourths annual
rates ah all ho charged for all licenses
issued between uly I, 1898 and ! i?p
torbor 30, 898, and half yearly rates
shall bo charged for all llconscs issued
aft' r October l, 1898.
X. \ ny persons, firm, company or
corporal ion prosootli lug or engaging in
any business, oceupat on or profession
or keeping any OStablishment named
in this Ordinance without first having
complied as per sections heroin set
forth shall upon conviction ho lined
not exceeding One Hundred Dollars,
Or he imprisoned not exceeding thirty
days, at thj discretion of the said
Mayor, and during said imprisonment
shall in the discretion of said Mayor
or said City Council he required to la
bor upon the Streets, highways and
otln r public a*Orki of the city of Lau
rens, under the supervision of said
Done and ratified by the Olty Coun
cil of Laurens, of the Olty of Laurens,
at tho city of Laurens and tho corpo
rate sea of sad city alllxed hereto,
this 17th day of Doeombor in tho year
of our Lord, one thousand eight hun
dred and ninety seven, and in the one
hundred and twenty second year of the
Independence of the Coiled States Of
W . R RI01IBY,
11.. s.) l. G. Balle, ?. <?.
Ho! for the Cheap (ash Store?
M inter'.-, Store, whoro you cut)
get a dollar's worth for a dollar.
Cash makos goods clioap. W e buy
mid sell for cash, which enables
us. to hnndlo goods at tho lowest
prices possible. Some big drives
ill Oloi long, ( WorOOitts, etc.
.1. K. MiNTEn & Son,
Headquarters for Lowest Prices.
Members please bear in mind that
there will be a meeting of Lisbon Al
liance, on Saturday, January 1st, 1808.
at New Prospect school bouse. All
the members arc requested to attend.
A. H . llni.MKS, Seo'y.
J, 1). Sullivan, President.
fl Good Book.
Why not give your friends
some nice Book, something they
will enjoy in years to come. We
have a nice lot to arrive this
week to suit the tast of all and
prices to suit the hard times.
J.?.?. FLEMING & 00
During the next Ten Days
we will offer our entire stock of
Ladies Capes and Jackets at
W. G. Wilson & Co."
Don't Forget to Call
We can save von money. \Vc l>m and sell for c.i^h and gel the
l>e-t discounts which enable* us n> handle Goods at the LOWEST
J.1 Jl JL ,I3J yX.tt*,
Our st ck is large and varied, tanging in prices from $2.5 ? t>
$2o.oo, nd comes direct from Ihe Factory. We uivc Stouts, sTuns 11 I
Regulars and rail lit and - nit the Ir.ido. f we sell n < we c iii sell \ u
Siloes and Hats.
Shoes are oncol our speciallic , and arc oiling in Iroin the Fac
tories. See them and he convinced of thicr extra ^"...! value.
We take great pains in selecting our hats an ! earn a fine line of
the latest styles, and arc agents for several factories. ?
We are up on Dry Goods and can offer you good honest goods
puces that will make you glad that you called. Thanking you for
patronage and soliciting your future business we remain,
J. II. (Hinter & Son,
Headquarters Jor Lowest I'riecs and Best Values.
Great reduction in price of
Glenn Springs Water at The
fjaurei.s Drug Uo>, Kennedy
Bros., and Or, B. V. Posers.
$1.75 per case, bottles to be re