Before You Buy or Sell
any Kind of
Heal Estate, or Business,
Write us your wants.
J. Y. Gaklington & Co.,
Laurens, >S. C.
For Cut Glass,
SEE STOCK AT
Palmetto Drug Co,
LAURBNS, S. O.. WEDNESDAY, DBC. 2. 1903
BURGLARS OPEN AND
ROB LEAMAN'S SAFE.
Twelve Dollars and a Half Taken From
M. A. Leaman at Cross Hill
Tho sate In the store of M. A. Lea
man at Cross Hill was entered and
robbed Saturday night, the burglars
obtaining about $12.50. There is uo
clue to the thieves.
Meanwhile burglaries, ospecHlly in
the emaller towns are becoming com
mon. This is the season for them.
Tramps como south in wlntor to escape
At Bruneon in this state a bank was
robbed of $1500. last week,
Merchants in small villages where
watchmno arjj not on duty should leave
as little o' value as possible in their
safes. T' better plan is for a mer
chant to carry bis cash homo with him,
put it into a bureau drawer or other
private place and say nothing about It,
even to his family.
THE SEASON IS ON
If you want to buy or sell a house
and lot In town or a plantation in tho
c >unty call to see me I will not ask
you too much, and I can soil your
property for Its value.
I don't want to try to s dl your prop
eriy at a fictitious value. I only under
take to fit the property to a purchaser
whom it suits, and who is willing to
pay its value.
I am not a "smoothe article." I make
plain statements, and your own invts
I ijratlon will prove their correctness.
If you have property to manage,
turn it over to me. I can save you
annoyance and money also. Your
rent) will be collected a-d remitted
I have for sale:
10 shares National Pank, (Lauren*,)
20 shares Enterprise Bank, (Lai
6 shares Laurons Cotton mill stock.
183 aeres ono and one-fourth milo,
from "StompSpring", Jacks Township.
I") acres bjtiom land, 4 miles North
8 r em house and lot on Jones Street.
5 rjom lnuse and lot on Simpson
7 room hoiue aud lot on West Main
1 lot on East Main Str et
8 store lots at Clinton, S. C.
2 ."> rooms cottages n:ar Furnituro
1 0 roam house with servant's house
on West Alaiu Street.
1 G roum hou-:o on South Harper
M. L. Copeland,
REAL ESTATE, STOCKS AM) BONDS
AMONU OUR FRIENDS.
Mrs. John 0. Davis of Clinton visited
in the olty this week. I
Misses Meta and Jennie Sullivan
spent Thanksgiving at home.
Mr. S. J. Simpson of Spartanburg is
in tho city.
Mrs. W. E. Lucas Is visiting Bishop
Duncan's family in Spartanburg,
Mias NeUIe Wallace who has been
visiting in Atlanta, Ga., returned home
Mr. Mllam llellams was in tho city
Mr. George Riser of Cross Hill
township is in (he city.
Mr. Joseph Hill and son were in the
Miss Edna Harden of Chester is the
guest cf Miss Annie Gilkoraon. .
Mr. James Roland came down from
Wofford to attend tho Jones-Loonard
Mr. Albert Carlisle of WolTord Col
lege was the guo3t of Mr. James Ro
land for Thanksgiving.
Messrs. Carl Barksdale, John Peter
son and Gus Babb attended the Carni
val at Greenville.
Messrs. R. H. Hudgens and L. D.
Pitts were present at a session of the
Shrlners at Greenville last week.
Supt. H. G. Welborn of tho Saxon
Mills, Spartanburg, was in town last
Mrs. WH1 Bowon Is in tho city, vis
iting her mother-in-law, Mrs. John
Misses Youn^ an.l Goggaos of the
graded tchool went homo for Thanks
Supt. A. W. Anderson of tho C. &
W. 0. Ry., and Mr. William Wells
Simpson are in tho city from Augusta.
&i33 Lint Jones, a student at Miss
McClintock's school, Columbia, was at
homo for tho wedding of hor slcter,
Mies Connie Jones.
Mr3. Alex Long was I ha hostoss Ft a
beautiful dinner last Friday evening In
honor of her guo=;ts, Miss Porcher of
Minnesota and Miss Galbraith of Spar
Brought Kleyen And a Half.
Cotton brought yesterday In Laurens
eleven and a half cents.
Flue Old Mssouic Body Chose Hot of
Ylgorous Young Masons for
Palmetto, No. 10, A. P. M., the old
est secular organization In Laurons
and, without meaning to disparage
others, the best porhaps, elected the
f dlowlng officers Friday night: R. E.
Bibb, W. M.; M. L. Nash, S. W.;C. M.
Miller, J. W.; W. E. Meng, S. D.; R.
F. Jones, J. D.; O. B. Simmons, treasu
rer; U. W. Auderson, secretary, J. H.
Peterson aud W. H. Gilkerson, stew
ards and W. L. Sbookley, tyler. Those
officers were Installed on the night of
Noxt Tuesday tho grand lodge mcots
in Charleston. C. II. Roper will repre
sent Palmetto . Mr. Roper has been
master of the lodge for tho past three
years and It has greatly flourished un
der his excellent direction.
Palmetto ranks as one of the two or
three very host lodges In South Caro
lina. No lodge has a better average
membership. Membership in it is what
it should be, an honor. Outside of tho
churches, there is no inlluonco more
potent for uplifting tho character and
moral worth of the community than
MARRIED* LAST WEDNESDAY.
Nuptials of Miss Connio Jones and Dr.
0. W. Leonard.
At noon lnst Wednesday Miss Connie
Jone?, and Dr. O. W. Leonard of Spar
tanburg wt re married nt the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Jon s, the bride's
p i\nts Rev. Robert Adams officiated
The bride's sister, Mrs. W. II Wash
ington, was dame of honor and Dr. Mc
Lain of Wllm'ngton wns best man.
Masters Benedict Mnyer and Samuel
Fieming and little Misses Carrie Flem
ing and Corne'ia Mayer were the
flower bearors. The house was beauti
fully dtcoratod for the happy occasion.
After the ceromony Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard left for Savanrah and other
The bride is a member of a promi
nent L'iUrens faini'y and a popular and
attractive young lady. Dr. Leeuard is
it successful und pron inent young phy
A number of rolat'vcs of both parties
wero here for tie wedding frjm other
For a bilious attack take Chamber
lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets and
a quick cure is certain: For sale by
Laarens Drug Co.
NEWS FROM MANILA.
Mr. Leslie Preaches F.irovroll Sermou?
Church Would Welcomo Him Back.
Manila, Nov. 25.?Mrs. Luoy Denny
is recovering from an attack of typhoid
Rev. A. S. Leslie preaohed his fare
well sermon Sunday at Souls Chapol
beforo going to Conference. His con
gregation would be pleased for him to
be sent back.
Mr. J. A. Hill Is quite sick.
Miss Lucy Hltt and brother were hi
Laurens last week.
Rev. B. P. Oorley and wife have
moved to Mr. Ben Owoiib1.
Mr. J. S. Hill and family have moved
to Cross Hill. We hate to give them
ltov. Taylor of Cross Hill has been
called to Batbabara for next year.
THE UNITED STATES.
Where The Advertiser is Known nud
Whero Laurens Peopli are
Here are some of the statos aud
countries whore THE Advektiseu ha?
subscribers: Maine, Rhode Island, New
York, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Vir
ginia, Tennessee, Georgia, North Caro
lina, Alabama, Dis'rlct of Columbia,
Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Ark
ansas, Kaimts, Texas, City of Mexico,
Colorado, Indian Territory, \\ mhiug
ton, Ohio and Florida. These ave men
tioned from memory, without closely
consulting tin mailing books. All of
these subscribers are former Laurens
^?HARP ON STYLE
We are willing to let our lady customers decide for them
$3.00 shoes fill the requiremets of fashion. We lay great sires son
the fit and wearing qualities of this footwear, and leave the rest
to the purchaser. We are betraying no confidence, however,
when we acknowledge that the verdict is always?
Very Swell Indeed.
R. E. COPELAND.
I THROUGH SOUTH CAROLINA. |
Tho South Carolina College beat the
Georgia Tech at football iu Atlanta
Thanksgiving day 1(1 to 0. In Mont
gomery, Ala., Clemson and Cumber
land Univorsity lied, 11 to 11.
New Market Opened.
The o'ty market, Robinson Block,
(old past office) has opened for busi
uess. it will keep fresh meats, vegeta
bles, dressed poultry and everything to
ho found in an up-to date market. The
'phone number is 171 and those who
want tho best have only to ring up.
MoatP, otc , will ho delivered. The
market is oondcted by Mr. W. L.
Holmes, son of Mr. A. U. Holme*.
Resolutions el' I hanks.
Whereas, tho National Councelor,
James L. Coopot*, M. D., of the Junior
Order of United American Mechanics,
by proclamation ret apart Sunday,
Nov., 2i)th a<- a day of general thanks
giving of sa d order and recommended
that the several Councils secure some
ono to preach a special sormon to them,
and tho Rev. J. (!. llucg'ns having
kindly rendered his services to t'.,is
council on that day.
Resolved, That we, the members of
this Council, extend our heartfelt
thanks to him for his able, eloquent
and convincing sormon and also to the
choir for their valunblo services on
W. R. Rlohey,
W. C Irby, Jr ,
John P. Holt,
O. W. Bibb,
FOR Sale ? Splendid famllv horse,
thoroughbred Jersoy cow, Berkshire
pigs and Essex sow.
Dr. w, h. Dial.
AT POPULAR PRICES.
Opera House, Doc. 14.
Reserved Seals on sale at Cope
Admission Downstairs, 50 cents,
Children i i Gallory, 25 cen's.
Illucss of Mrs. Wright-Fine Address
by Mr. Bobo.
Tyliorsvii-I-E, Deo. 1.? Messrs. Bob
Wright of Newberry and Zaok Wright
of Whitmiro are at the bed-side of
their mother, who is quite ill.
Miss Carrie Rav and nephew, Mr.
Moyd Ray, took dinner at Mr. T. P.
Mr. C. B. Dobo made a tine mission
ary address at Langston's Church Sun
day afternoon to au attentive audience
and the collection for the ladies' so
eioty was highly appreciated.
Rov. G. M. I3oyd gave us a tine ser
mon at Sandy Springs Sunday. Every
body it scorns is anxious for his return
to the C.inton Circuit.
Mrs. C. A. Owens visited her parents
Our school has closed to the regret of
many of the patrons.
A Wedding at Waterloo.
WATERLOO, Nov. 28.?A very nota
ble wedding was solemn!: . hero Wed
nesday evening at 7 o'clock et the home
of Col. and Mrs. W. H. Oulbei'tsou on
North Main street.
The contracting parties wero Miss
Minnie Culbcrteon of this place and
Mr. Joseph J. Dendy of Laurens, Revi
Jodie A. Martin, pastor of tho Baptist
With loving and dainty hands, spe
cial friends had decorated the front
parlors with autumn leaves and chrys
Alter hearty congratulations a de
lightful luncheon was sorved.
Miss M. Vashti L'ullor discoursed
sweet music while the beautiful cere
mony was bc'ng performed.
Tho bride is a very lovely young girl,
possessiog many personal charms and
V.r. Dendy is to bo heartily con
gratulated on his rare good fortune,
and no higher compliment can bo paid
him than to say that lit* is in every
respect worthy of his bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Dendy were tho recip
ients of many elegant presents, which
bore at'lo tostlmony of the esteem in
which they are hold by their many
friends ?lhe State.
Go to Williamson's for Silverware.
' To improve thr- appetite and strength
en the digestion, try a few doses of
Stomach and Liver Tablets. Mr. J. H.
Soitz, of Detroit, Mich., says, "They
restored ray appet.it.fi when Impaired,
relieved nio ol a bloat: d feeling and
caused a pleasant! and s*tls'act)ry
movement of the bowels." There are
people in this community who need
j is* such a raedloine. For sa'o by 1 au
r. ns Drug Co. Every box warnvntod.
A $500. VERDICT.
Progress of tho Court of Common Pleas
?The Trial of tho Henry-Blake
John W. Fowler in his suit for dam
ages against M. S. Bailey obtained a
verdict for $500. and his attorneys,
Ferguson & Featherstono, will ask for
a now trial. Fowler's claim Is baaed
on injury received by his building when
tho front of the Bailoy building, Main
street, fell in. He sued for $ 1000.
The court- yesterday was trying a
suit about four or live acres of land In
which Mrs N. A. Henry is plaintiff
a gainst J. "Wilson Blakely. Both par
ties claim tbo land.
Tho jury after being out four hours
found for the defendant.
Yesterday afternoon the case of S.
G. McDairol against the 0. <fc W. C.
Uy., for $10,000 received as alleged In
tho wrecking of a crank car, was taken
up and is still in progress.
Judge Hudson is presiding and Miss
Mary Bowen is the stenographer.
Not a minuto should be lost when a
child shows symptoms of croup. Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy given as soon
as tho chi'd becomes hoarso, or oven af
ter tho croupy cough appears, will pro
vent tho attack. It nover fails, and is
pleasant and safo to take. For sale by
Luurens Drug Co.
Go to Williamson's tor Cut Glass.
For Salk?A piano in first class
condition. A great bargain. Apply
to M. Li. Copeland.
The City Market
Is the most up-to-date and tho
only place for you to buy your
Sausage and Vegetables
of all kinds.
Come one, come all.
Live and dressed poultry.
Hello f^ivc 174 please.
News for December
J. E. MINTER 6c BRO,
THE FOUNTAIN HEAD OF BARGAINS IN EVERYTHING TO WEAR.
Christmas is just ahead of us and just now perhaps you're figuring pretty closely on your Xmas expenses. Why not save a few dollars on YOUR CLOTHING, SHOES
and FURNISHINGS for YOURSELF and family by getting them here? We have made great preparations for a big December Business, and can
show you the most complete line of Clothing, Shoes and Furnishings ever offered to the trade here.
THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT
Will have to be considered. No need to worry about it if you come
here. It is not how much you pay for your Clothing?it is where you buy
them that makes for proper dress and right prices. In selecting your wear
ables here you know that you can select any garment in our stock with per
fect confidence. You know that
Style, Fit" and Wear
are assured that you get 100 cents worth for every Dollar Spent.
In Men's Suits and Overcoats we carry the celebrated HART,
SCHAFFNER & MARX CLOTHES. Big line of all-Wool reliable Suits at
worth elsewhere $12.50. Just received a new lot of suits to go at #5.00
they can't be matched for less than #6.50.
CpfHsM IMS t>/ Hut
Another lot of Youths' Suits at
$6.50 and $7.50; worth 9.00 and $10.
They sell on sight.
Remember We Have
not forgotten the BQys and Children.
Boys' Suits, eight to sixteen, 1.00 to $5.50. * A good all
wool Suit for $2.00. Boys' Knee Pants from 25 cts to $1.00.
SEASONABLE STYLES IN OUR SPLENDID SHOE STOCK,
The largest stock of Shoes in L,aurens is yours to choose from. Men's, Women's and Children's Shoes in all
Styles and Sizes. Every kind of Shoe for every kind of wear, and <it
Dorothy Dodd Shoes,
THE BEST SHOE SOUtlieHl OiH,
MtJV*&v W AMERICA
LYNCH BURG - VA,
Childrens' Shoes is a hard proposition, bufit is easily solved by buying them
here?for no matter how cheap we sell well, never give you anything but L/KATHBR
Shoes. And then again if a shoe, or anything else we sell, is not as .ye represent it
to be , it may be returned and everything will be made satisfactory to you. Can any
thing be fairer than this?
We want your business=-=we give you the best Goods and as low as they can be
sold. Join the crowd who are coming here for everything they wear.
Thanking our friends for their liberal patronage-during during the past, and
soliciting a continuance of same during this year and those to follow.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
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