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?PENING DAY OF
fyVas Held at Langston's
ILY A SMALL CROWD
tho Candidates for the County
Offices Were Present.
ryhe llr8t meotin?? of the county cam
rylgn was held yestorday at Langston'a
rob, ScuiUetown towuBhip.
JovO. P. Gonlwia presided over
meeting. There were about 200
Chairman Gocdw'.n read lotteps fr^m
lgretsmnn J. T. Johnson, candidate
re-elootion and Hon. R. A. Cooper,
Candidate for Solicitor, ro^retlng their
nability to bo present at tho meoting,
both having appointments elsewhere
A letter was also read from Hon. A.
J. Smith announcing his retirement
from tho raco for tha legislature.
The first spoakc r introduced was p.
P. McGowan, candidate for State Sena
tor. He congratulated tho people on
their many ovldonces of prosperity and
thanked them for liberal support iu tho
past. Office Is a public trust and every
office-holder should practice the strict
est economy. Mr, McGowan has no op
lidatC8 for the Legislature fol
Mr. W. P. Harris c.iming lira',
iways been a fai mer and Is greatly
Isted I in J all that pertains to
[ltural improvemeut. Favors
terms of emmon schools and
highway*. The dl*J 'onsary best
itlon of the liq o ? question. Those
l ties^ without dispensaries should
receive benefit of the dispensa'-y
)r, J. H. Miller also favors better
Is and bridges He b3lieves that
fo should be somo standard of corn
school text books and that changes
lid bo loss frequent. He thinks the
icneary good solution of the liquor
)lem, but -s not In f a vor of any ppe
taxatiouto enforce tha law in a
aty without a dispensary.
C. C. Featherstone said he wanted
Ito go to the legislature because it is
an honor to represent Laurens county
lathe general assembly. Is opposed
^to whiskey but he is a Democrat and
majority controls. No penalty
sVould bo put on any county that might
vote out the dispensary. Dispensary
can be improved ?nd law made more
effective Common schools should run
9 months in tho year. Ho doubts tho
wledom of freo scholarships in the
toigber institutions of learning.
Tho next speaker was tho Hon. W.
C. Ir^-y Jr-, Gavj brief account of hid
jrecord in the Legislature Is opposed
Lthe Brice Bill. State control of whis
ts host regulation of the traffic,
niched up tho ti usts and corporations.
IJ. Dunk Boyd wants tho rural school
made longer and less changing
jhers. Favors all the colleges; but
hould be strictly an agricul
3ge,' &3 was intended. Out
)asa of 50 graduates last
ine took the course in agrl
Would favor prohibition if it
ioticible. Believes tho
fht engage in tho manufacture
tnd guaco with profit to hor
jreat saving to the farmers,
shed tho speaking by candi
talks wero made by the rest of
idates?somo simply announc
thing passed olT quietly,
>n the morning of the 9th lost.,
Hifton, infant son of Dr. Clif
Mra. Co-nolia Jones. Scarcely
]v was this bright little cherub
to these doting parents ?
rarely was thoro
moro attractiveness than
beautiful hud, so early plucked,
bud! Kmblomof all that ispurol
'beauty lo3ted upon thy cheek.
moonliget snow, while lioaven
)d the fragranco of thy smiles.
jittTe had the loved onus thought that
'there was a hidden wing, and so soon
would be seen tho shining trail of
angels bearing it heavenward!
With what unknown delight the
When this frail treasure in h >r arms
Her prayer was hoard, sho clasped a
a living child.
A child was all she asked, with many
Mother, behold the child an angel
"Now in his FaUior's house ho finds a
Or, it to eartli he take a transient
ITjs to fulfill the purposo of His grace,
To guide- thy footsteps to tho world
A ministering spirit sent to theo,
That whore he is, thoro thou mayst
A Portrait Free.
For a short time we will give a
fine I2.\i6 inch Portrait, Free,
with each dozen Cabinet Photo
graphs. This offer is made to in
troduce our original Negative
Portraits. Call soon.
cj-4t. McCord's Studio.
Col. J. N . Brown of Anderton w ill be
Fnvsent and speak at tho annual meo'.
IS* of Company F. 14th 8. 0. V. at
Langst?Hi's Church, Friday If).
Rev. F. II. Wardlaw of (Jreor.wool,
nodical Superintendent of Homo
.ssions will preach at tho First Pres
byterian Church noxt Sunday mornlnd
NEW A. lt. 1?. CUUKC11 DEDICATED.
Dr. Moftott of Chester Trenches Sor
niou -Other Clinton Nows.
Ci-inton, Aug. 16th.?Misses
Annie Belle, Mattic and Grace
Martin of Virginia are visiting
their brother, Mr. A. V. Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bailey, Dr.
and Mrs. Jim Copelaud leave on
Wednesday for a trip North.
Robert Vance, who has been in
Maine for the past two years is
expected home this week to spend
several months with his mother,
Mrs. Joe Vance.
Mrs. Robert Waring and chil
dren of Columbia spent last week
with Mrs. John Davis.
Prof. A. E. vSpencer left Satur
day to join his family in Pickcns.
The series of meetings in the
A. R. P. Church, beginning with
the dedication of the chapel by
Dr. Moffett of Chester, on Sun
day morning closed last Thursday
night. The pastor, Mr. Plaxico,
was ably assisted by Dr. Otis of
On Thursday afternoon from 5
to 7 o'clock, Mrs. J. Q. Phillips
entertained complimentary to
Mrs. Robert Waring of Colum
bia. The guests were welcomed
at the door by Miss Sara Davis
and ushered into the receiving
room, where they were greeted
by Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Waring
and Mrs. John Davis. The de
corations were handsome pot
plants and roses. In the hall,
Mrs. Jack Davis served delightful
punch, while the menu was in
charge of Misses Sara Copelaud,
Addie Horton, Kllene McCaslan,
Sallie Wright and Etta Lee.
Buildings are going up all over
town. The latest is another home
at the College, which Prof. A.
V. Martin will occupy.
Miss Rosa Bailey will join Mr.
J. W. Copcland's party from
Statesville, N. C, on their trip to
The marriage of Mr. N. A.
Young to Miss Ntmnainaker of
Columbia was received with much
surprise by his many friends, this
having been Mr. Young's home
until the past two years, when
he entered the mercantile busi
ness in Columbia.
John Gelzer of Rock Hill is
visiting Tom Robertson for sev
Miss Lutic Bewley of Chester
was the charming guest of Mrs.
Charlie Hale, the past week.
The Annual Celeb ration.
The annual celebration of the
Woodmen of the World by Myr
tle Camp No. 206 will be held at
Friendship Presbyterian church,
on Saturday, August 20th, iust,
The public and all Woodmen are
cordially invited to attend and
bring well filled baskets. Ad
dresses will be delivered by prom
inent speakers on Woodcraft and
other topics. All Woodmen arc
requested to be present by 9
o'clock in order to take part in
L. D. EllRdgK,
Mr. Smith Withdraws from Legislative
To the people of Laurens County:
Circumstances have so shaped
themselves that it has become ne
cessary for me to withdraw from
the race for the Legislature. I re
gret very much to do so at this
time, bin the condition of my
private affairs will be such this
winter, that if elected, it would
be impossible for me to attend
the sessions of the Legislature
without too great a sacrifice, and
believing that a member should
always be at bis post to watch
Over the interest of his people, I
withdraw now, so that I might
not be in the way of you electing
some who could serve you better
than I could under the circum
I thank the people of Laurens
County for the honors they have
conferred on me in the past, and
for the kindly feeling that has
been tendered me from every sec
tion of the county since my an
Ai.kx j.. Smith.
August 13, 1904.
Birth Day Party.
Too fourth anniversary of Miss Mary
Levtrott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J,
Z. Levei ott, which occurred iust Wed
nesday was a very happy occasion for
the little hostess, and bor sparkling,
gl* ful group of dainty and petite
guests who Spent two hours in fun and
frolic, concluding with an exceedingly
prot'y course of refreshments.
An "At Home."
Misses Bessio and Annie Bolle Chll?
drc*s were at homo to a scoro of their
little friends Thursday afternoon from
I to u o'clock entertaining them moat
del'ghtfully with music, games and va
rious amusements. Refreshments con
I eluded a very ohovwkB^*ttP'
MANAGERS PRIMARY ELECTION.
Tlio following utuned persons bave
boon appointed I i pond not the Primary
Election in tin' v ral Townships,
which lakes place Tuesdayi August
Olub No. l.?R E Dabb, J II Poter
son, Ii A Sullivan
Club No. 2?-J Wad Tb mpson, A It
Sulliv n, Albert It innige.
Watts MilU .) N Culbortson, J M
Fowler, W G Joo< b
Laurons '? i I- .1 W Snoddy, Charlos
P Martin, W ? Blakoly.
Clinton No. 1?John I) Davis, Robert
J Copeland, o D Smith.
Clinton No. ~, Old Mill -Bruno Hun
ter, K V MoQ ? wn, J M Rlckiuan.
Cliutcu, No. a, Lydia Mill?J A Smith,
W A Payne, <; M l>avis.
Mountvll o?M B Crisp, liogan Motes,
W D Pi lo
GoldviHe?J NT Drown, M W Oxner,
Hopowel) ?! 11 Crawford, J Ployd
Workmnn, .Jim Mi ler.
Pleasant Mound?J P Gray, 11 Cl.ud
Martin, W 13 Marti :.
Young? Stove C l> Mariin, W W
WaUacej Win Bob?
Stcwa'r 's st >ro- Geor^o Cook, C B
Leonard, W C v tewart.
Abe Cork's Store?-.Ii L Udwards,
Watts P.uton, John Cook.
Ekom- a BCulbortson, Til Burts,
it 10 McDani I.
Mf- Pleasant G M Moore, J \V Fow
ler, 1' W Mad Ion.
Waterloo ? B A Anden soo, Joe
Pearco, Wssh l< ug.
Tip Top ? Austin Anderson, II. W.
Sims, Sam Puoke t
Daniels .-i no -.J i' Jones, W I. Coop
er, B L Header on.
SardlsChurc Thos. L Johnson, Sr,
RJ MtCrary, Damp Stone.
O'Doll Church ? SVatts Daan, Joe
Payne, Tom i)i lavd.
Tumbling Shoals?Walter Cheek, J
L Baldwin, J Hamp II' l ams.
Prince on ? \ J Ml n 0,G I. McCuen,
J II Machen.
Br wert m- T I) K ledge, V. V. Simp
son, T J Crawford.
Wooiville- so Dabb, J i: Whayi, W
Shiloh?It c Walli oe, F l> Holt, J 11
Gray Court?W ? lit tic-dale, D I.
Brooks, W W Yeargln.
Dials?J II ( urr,, D it Godfrey, U 11
Power?R L II t ry, U 0 Owin ;s, J L
Sou Ilk-town Tow nslilp.
(Ira - A Y : h uu] h ?n, VV ? Harmon,
O L Hupu r.
Langston W D akoly, Bob Demon,
The Ct'06S iliii munagors have not
bean ?ont in.
The Baptists "i Spariaoburg wi I oc
cupy their handsome nowohuroh about
September 1st. It was in process of
construction morn ihn a year : ml cost
not less than $50,000. Rev. L. M. Ro
per, D. j) , win> is the pastor, was
largely Instrumental i:i Interesting his
uu in be s to the point of building a now
F?R sale?503 bushels Appier Bed
Oats at GO (?? eds por bushel, 2t
W. I'. Harris,
Uiipley, S. C.
WaNTKD?A bo,- to 1c .rn primer's
trad-. Must b.j induarioMs, quick and
anxious to learn. Small salary at llrst,
increasod as deserved. Apply at this
WANTKD -Evorybn ly to know that
I wil preparo and furnish a barbecue
at Cross I 1111, Campaign day, August
1!? Ladies especially Invited. 2t
Aug. 10. S. T. COATS.
Masons Fruit Jars arc the best.
55c per dozen quarfe' y^c pur doz.
Todd, Simpson & Co.
July 30, 1904.
Part es ii siring 1 Mf bread for barbe
cue,, picnic , 1 t,e., can save 111 >ncv by
cal i ?g on J. ii. Bennett as ho has the
only bakery ;n Laurci.s.
WanTRIi At OilCO a man whoishon*
osl an ! som r an i cut lur ish gold re
commendations, to -ell the New [in
piovod Siijgar Sewing Machine. Fx
poii neo Auneo ss ry. L bo.nl con
The Sinj hi*Sowing Mi chine Store.
i?) I ISasI l/>;an St., Greenwood, 8. O.
\V.\N"r/;i>-Tweu'y Oal\< s, from th-ie
to ?ix months old, females preferred.
A pplv tri Lr I )lal,
YV. II. Dial, Agent.
Nie Fidelity & Casu
I hereby acknowledge re
ceipt of tufty Dollars as pay
ment in fwllj under my Poli
cy of Disability, for recent
two weeks' illness. Thank
ing you and the company
Por prompt and liberal settle
ment of my claim and recom
mending The Fidelity & Cas
ualty Toy Just and honesti
dealing to my friends, and
the business public generally.
David A. bavis.
Was Built by Alsoy Fuller
II.Miniless Too Because No Spirits Ever
Wlugfd Ttielr flight From
Within Us Walls.
Monday night, August 8th, the old
Fuller house at Old Mountvilic, two
tulles North of tho prefou'j town of
Mountville, wai dcs'royod by a flro,
which was supposed to havo I oen of ac
cidental origin. The dtirtiubtion of this
old building removes tno of tho m .-st
remarkab'o, if net one of the oldest
landmarks, in the county. It was built
about 7f> yeat.. ago by Als-y Fuller, fa
ther of Dv. Frank G. Fuller, recently
In its construction low country pine
was used and so carefully was tho ma
terial salectcd that no* a single piece of
colling,llooringor weatherboardtng con
taining a knot was permitted to be put
.Ii the building. Tho toof was of drawn
red heart poplar shingles and it lasted
about sixty years luo houso was a
large two story building and tho rooms
were twerty feet square, (ho ce'ling
aud flooring of which is said to have,
been without a joint ?3 well as with
out a knot.
Another remark<?b'c oiroumstanoe
related in conuojtion with this old and
unique bouro is the faol that never a
death ol any oro occurred within its
wa'ls. Mr. Fuller, who built it, expired
suddenly in his storo, throe of his sons
were lulled in battle during tho War
Between the Sta'es and Mrs. Fuller,
then a widow, becoming suddenly 111,
died while absent from home.
It has always b^en occupied, and up
until a fow years ago by somo member
of the Fuller family. Wlion this houso
was built the place took tho name of
Mountville, a post ollieo was estab
DKATH OF A ??OD WOMAN.
.Mrs. Davis, Mother of Mr. D. A. Davis,
Passes Away Suddenly in Union
Mrs. Frances Davis, who lived with
her son, It. Thcs. Davis, about8 miles
frcm Union, af'er having eaten some
waterm ;lon and entertained rome rela
tives last evening about 6ix o'clock, on
toiug to her room suddenly exclaimed,
"I'm dying," and Without any warning
hor spirit took its light.
Though eighty-five yea's old, Mrs.
Davis had apponrod to bo in good
hoalth, and her unexpected death is a
great shook to her family. She was tho
wlfo of Anderson Davis, who died sev
eral years ago. The livo children who
survive her a-o R. Thon. Davis, of
Moidow; Jetle-sou Davis, who farms
near Saotuck: Asbmoro Davis, who is
a member c f tho well kuown firm of
Davis, Rope r & Co., of I.aureus; Edwin
Davis, of Spartanburg, and Mrs. Ohas.
Dunoawuy. < f Colombia,
The fuceral services will I c held to
morrow (Thursday) morning at Cano
Creek Pio.by'erian church at Santuok,
of whi-h church Mrs. Davis was a mem
ber. ? Union Progros-s, Wodnesday,
Mr Dwid re.urned Friday from tho
fuiic.-! 1 of bis mother.
Perry Co per Pardoned.
Governor Hey want has pardoned
Ptrry t'o.'por who was convicted of
manslaughter at tho Jainury tonn of
court 1W)3t>nd sent to the ohalogang
for two years He shot bis stepbrother,
Henderson Garnett, one night at his
home, llearii g somo ono playing a
ha-p In the yard he ordered It stopped.
No beeil being given to his c mm.ind,
Cooper opened hi* door and lire J his
shot gun for the purpose of sea ing his
annoyerawuy. Shortly after ho went
In'o tb-'3 yard a;.d found that he had
killed his stepbrother.
lishtd, a store or two was built: nd for
yerrs und y-mm the place was woll
Uuoi the completion of-beG. 0. &
N. railroad soveial years ago the post
olllce and all business was move 1 to the
present town o;' Mouutvillo.
Shingles at a Bargain
We have just received three car loads of
Shingles and offer them, while they last,
at the following low prices. |$f &t
$2.00 grade at
2.50 grade at
2.75 grade at
3.00 grade at
No. 1 Cyprus
at 3.25 per
$1.50 per 1000
2.00 per 1000
2.25 per 1000
2.50 per 1000
THESE PRICES ARB FOR CASH
Laurens - - South Carolina
BY HALLIE ERMINIE RIVES
This matchless romance of colonial days will he printed
IN OUR COLUMNS
Not only one of the host historical novels of the pe
riod of the American Revolution, but one of the
most delightful love stories.
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS
-W The story of "Hearts Courageous" is laid largely in Virginia . but the
score Is In Philadelphia In 177(1. Amt hero Mis; It ves springs nnothor
sensation. Tlic plot, hinges upon the signing of tin- Declaration of inde
pendence. The conventional story of its.signing, wo arc told, is not tlio
rent one. There was litt lo smooth sailing about it. It had ? dcsper.no
Btrtlgglo for existence,thankt t" some of our ;:<>(.d patriots who liuvo
gone down into history with reverential regard. And il war. finally
saved from oblivion by a most dramatic occm renco on July 4th in inde
pendence Halt a sein? which forma the climax of the plot.
Uut, pleasing as stylo in t<> the cr.' 1,, the Average render demands some*
thing elsr, such IIS plot And ntmotphero. There is an abundance of bot It.
The plot, Which is a most clever 0:10. details the ad ventures of a young
French nobleman who was sent by Louis XVI. to Ascertain Ilm temper
of the colonies, and to lind nut whether it would I>o well f. t Prnnco to
bohl out oilers of assistance in case rebellion should be determined on.
The character chief iu interest in the story is one that modern fiction
has passed wholly by. It is Patrick Henry the buckskin lawyer with*
out a brief; tho niAgnotlc, electric, impassioned, far Seeing orAtol and
patriot, who. beneath his backwoods exterior, conceals a soul of fire
^ and sweetness and tenderness.
New York Journal
Miss Klves has told us a story filled with such charm, such life, such
sustained dramatic interest that it reaches the topmost height achieved!
by any writer of the historical romance.
I Philadelphia Public Ledger
Its most thrilling scenes ore laid in the old Stato House, while the final
debate on tho Declaration of Independence is in progress. Its local
color here is convincingly true.
t You have long wanted to, now yon can read
Next W eek
IN THIS PAPER =?
Meet in Open Sea. The
Russians Are Defeated
In Two Battles.
JAPS MASTERS OF SEA
Japanese Lam] Forces Now Marching
For l'orl Arthur. Commerce Is
According to recent Press dis
patches military activities ill the
far East have been renewed.
The Russian fleet at Port Ar
thur undertook to make the open
sea on last Wednesday and was
engaged by the Japanese, and
several of their vessels seriously
Rear Admiral Withoft, com
mander of the Russian fleet, and
several of his stall* were killed,
and others wounded. The flag
ship Czarevitch, was most serious
ly injured, but several others re
ceived great damage.
The victory was complete for
Another battle between the
two fleets took place on Sunday
morning with even more elis
astrotts results for the Russians.
Their naval strength in the East
is broken, and the Japanese have
complete control of the sea.
It is reported that twelve regi
ments of Japanese are moving em
Tort Arthur, and the Mikado has
decreed that it must be taken at
Hon. W C. Iihy, Jr. Wins a Bride,
Hon. W. C. Irby, Jr., was mar
ried in Jacksonville, Ala., on
August i.jth, to Miss Carolina
Stevenson e>f that city.
Mr. Irby returned to Laurens
with his bride em Monday night.
The groom, who is well and
favorably known throughout the
County and State, is a member
of the Legislature from this
County and a young lawyer e>f
promise. The bride is a young lady
of beauty anel culture, and will be
pleasantly remembered by a num
ber of young ladies at Laurens,
who were with her at Converse
College, aud also by those who
met her while on a short visit
here a few years ago.
The wedding was a complete
surprise te> most e>f the friends e>f
Mr. Irby, and not until af
ter the telegram announcing his
marriage was receiveel, was the
mission e>f his out-of-towil trip
Mr. Sanford Knight Dead.
Mr, Sanford Knight,an old and highly
reipented citizen of this county, died
at the hemeof hlsdaughtor, Mrs. Mary
Crawford, near Mt. Hethel last Monday
morning. He was tho father of Messrs.
Neal Knight of Tumbling Shoals ami
J. Ed. Knight, of Chandler, Green
Miss Kern Entertains.
Miss Mattio Saxon Kern entertained,
quite a number of her friends at her
lovely homo em Sullivan Street last
Thursday evening. Dainty refresh
ments e>f fruits, cakes anel ices were
served during tho evening ami all
thoroughly enjoyed a most pleasant
j A special valuo in blaok Mercerized
Skins, $1.00. $1.25 and $l.?o.
Theeo now tub and game s t.s are of
unusual values. Wo import these goods
iiircct end you will Und by an investiga
tion that our priees aro a groat deal
lowci than you can buy these goods
elsowhere. It is a pleasure to show
S. M. A R. U. Wilkci A Co.
Straw Hats at half price . How does
that catch you?
It will bo. a pleasure to show you our
IIrst shipment of French Dinner Stit8
tlmt have jost arrived. Our lino
ranges In pricos from $3.00 to $10.00.
?, M. A B, H. Wilkcs & Co.
Sco our line of ladlos Neckwear, all
tho newest anil nobbiest thing-*.
If it is bargains you ; to looking for
cotno te> Copolantl'a.
We aro showing somothing vory at
tractive in all vol)1 Smyrna Rugs In
Bets of five sizes at prices from $1.10 to
95 HO each. We want von lo sec theto,
S. M. A F. II. Wilkcs A Co.
A new arrival of While Duck Hats
in tho nwst popular shapes at The Hub.
doing to St. Louis? Gala Hag or
Suit Cano at greatly reduced prices
Low Out Shoos at ost. Got n pair
whilo they last.
R. io. Coi o'.and,
Miss Adeline Johns'.one, after a few
weeks visit in tho city has returned to
Undo Kirk Taylor Of Konun is in t ho
c'.ty for a few days.
Mr. Jas. M. Olardy, of Union vititod
his pa-onts, Mr and Mrs. J. A. Clardy
tho pasV week.
Newsy Items of Interest to Our Many
Readers. Personal Mention.
Cross Hill, Aug. 13?Th<9 B. W.
Ball chapter of the Daughters of the
Confederacy held an interesting meet
ing at Mr*. M. T. Simpson'? on Friday
evening. The following ofllcers wore
elected for the ensuing year: President,
Mi?8 Theresa Davenport; Vice Presi
dent, Mrs. J. R. Willcutt; Recording
Secretary, Miss Maude Martin; Corres
ponding Secrotary, Miss Virginia
Mack; Treasurer, Mrs. M. T. Simpson;
Ilistorinu<-:, Misses Mary Boyco and Ida
Tumor; Musicians, Mrs. Nannie Wil
liams and Miss Belle Maddon.
Mr. Henry Miller left Saturday to
visit his hrothor of Whltmire.
Miss Clara Plubon of Greenwood, is
visiting Misses B'anche and Janlo Pin
Miss Pat)nie Coleman 1$ the guest of
her cousin, Mrs. W. H. Bryson.
Mr. W. A. McSwaln of Wiiuton-Sa
lem, N. 0.| visited his mother last week.
Miss Lucia Danie1, after spending a
few days with Miss Maudo Martin, has
Mr. Alhort Garrett, Mr. M. A. Lea
man's popular hook-koeper, Is spending
his vacation at Aehevill**.
Mrs. L. F. McSwalu of Clinton, is
spending awhile with Mrs. Janlo Mc
M'-s Mary Martin is visiCng Mrs.
Mts3 L'zzie Carter is visiting friends
Mr. Crews of Alhany, Gs , visited
Mr. Frank Owens of Landrom, is vis
iting his parents here.
Mr. L. M. Young and fami y visited
Mrs. Henry Coleman Saturday and
M'bs Eunice Goodman of Saluda, is
spending awhile with her parents.
Misses Kllio and Raima Oolemm aro
spending awhile with their g.and
mo'hcr near Clinton.
Miss K'ma Pit's of Saluda is visiting
Mrs. Blue Goodman.
Store Burned at Mountvllle.
The .store and 'stock of
general merchandise of Messrs.
Kuller cc Kuller at Mountville,
S. C, was destroyed by fire Mon
day night, August 8th. It oc
curred after lo o'clock and when
discovered tben-o had made such
headway all efforts to extinguish
the flames were futile. The build
ing was the property of M. S.
Bailey of Clinton. It is under
stood that the store and contents
CONVICT IISCAPF.S PROM CAMP.
Joe Harris, After Shooting Pair of
Dogs Pursuing Him, is Re-Cnpturcd.
Joe Harris, a three year con
vict, and Jim Walker, eight
months, both sent up at the re
cent term of court, made their es
cape from the county chaingang
in the vicinity of Cross Hill Kri
day just before noon. Walker is
still at large, but Harris was re
captured late in the afternoon ill
Greenwood county. This was
not effected however, until he had
given his pursuers a long run cul
tninating in his shooting the two
dogs used to run him down.
The dogs had come up with
the convict and were making a
desperate attack on him when a
crowd of hunters, including a
brother of Harris, came upon the
scene. Instantly the terrorized
and desperate convict seized his
brother's gun and killed both the
dogs on the spot. Those in pur
suit soon came up and Harris
surrendered. The dogs were fine
hounds, which had been trained
to run people, and belonged to
Mr. Jinunie Turner, son of Mr.
W. 1*. Turner. Harris is a noto
rious cow thief, having served a
term on the gang in Kdgefield for
this offense. Making his escape
and getting over into this county
he stole the first cow he came
across. He was apprehended and
carried back to Kdgcficld, where
he finished his uncxpired term,
bejhre taking his burden in this
$ AHONti OUK FRIENDS. %
Miss Wi lie Philson Is vhvt'ng at
I J. W. P.eoks and Burnott Bocks of
Wares ShoaH wore here Monthly.
Klwood Dillnrd of Clinton spent Mon
day night in the city.
Master Samuel Fleming left Monday
for a vHt to the hlg Exposition in St.
After a ten days visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cosby, at Pleasant
Mound, Miss Irene Cosby, accompanlod
by hor mini, Mrs. T. M. Gardner, re
turned last week to Birmingham, Ala.
W. II. B .rlon and family of Columbia
wore here Mon lay having stopped oh"
lu'io on their way up to visit Mr. and
M s. J.O. McDaniel at Simpson. Mr.
Barton is nsjistmt tl Stato Superin
tendent of Kducatlon O. B. Martin ami
was formally County.Superintendent of
I Education of Greenville county. i
Ceremonies Were Held at
SIX HUNDRED PRESENT
Chairman Champ Clark of Hi'soiul,
Represm'lng National Committee,
Judge Alton B. Parker was for'meily
notified of ills nomination for th* presi
dency of the United States as the can
didate of tho Demociatlo pai ty last
Wednesday at Rosemount, E*.opuc?, N.
Y.,the Judge's home.
In accepting the nomination Judgu
Darker, for the first tune, gave public
expression of his views on tbdlsauosof
the campaign, in a thirty miuutes
speech which evoked fretjuect and
hearty applause. The day was ush
ered in with a terrific rainstorm which
continued until the afternoon. The no
tification ccrcmonlo3 were held on tho
lawn near tho Parker mansion and
were attei dtd by about (500 peoplo?
During a ull in tho rainstorm Champ
Clnrk of Missouri as chairman of a
commlttoe representing every state
and territory in the union, delivered
his spotcb, formally notifiying Judge
Parker of bis nomination. At tho con
clusion of bis speech Chairman Clark
banded Judge Parker tho following:
"Etopus, N. Y , Aug. 10, 1004.
"To the Hon. Alton H Parker.
"Sit: As tho regularly appointed and
duly credited commltleo of the nation
al oonv ntion of the Democratic party,
held at the city of St. Louie, Mo , on
tho 0 h, 7th, 8th and Otb of July, 1004,
we, the undersigned, have tho honor,
aud it is our pleasure, to convoy to you,
as wo now do, the official announcement
of your unanimous nomination by that
great and historic parly of tho people,
as ifs candidate for tho oxalted office of
president of tho United S ates, at the
election to bo held on November 8,
1001??a nomination so manifestly wise
and appropriate that already the coun
try has indicated its approval of it, and
the most convincing auguries are rapid
ly increasing of i's formal endorsement
by tho American people at the polls.
"Requesting jour acceptance of this
nomination wo are, with assurances of
cur high este. m and sinceroct good
wishes, ' Yours respectfully,
"Champ Clark of MiS-.OUri,
It wa< also signed by all tfl^Bther
members of tho notification comrniVtee
AN EARLY MOKNINQ MAIUUAUE.
Miss Nunnamnker and Mr N. A. Young
Miss Minnie T. Nunnamaker and Mr.
N". A. Young were married josterday
morning at 0 o'clock at No. 1011 Lady
strcot by tho Rev. Jacob Austin of
Leesvillo. Tho marriago was set at
ttiis early hour so that Mr. and MrB.
Young could leave for St. Ivuh on the
7 o'clock train. 'Tho bride is the
daughter of Mr. A. S Nunnamaker of
Lexiagton but has made this city bor
homo for soino time. Mr. Young ig
well known ai a popular morchant. ?
The Ktato, Friday, Aug. 12.
Mr. Young is a native of Clinton,
and was a resident of that town until
about a year ago, being successfully
engaged in business. His friends
throughout the county will bo Inter
ested in tho abovo announcement.
Peculiar Accident to Mr. Drnmttiond.
Mr- Wash H. Drummocd was in town
Friday for tho ft'St tlmo in several
week?. He is just recovering from a
very painful accident which ho suf
fered about a month ago In a rathor pe
culiar manner- At tho time ho was in
tho woods assisting his hands in load
ing stocks whon one of the r.kius slipped
and In falling tho handle of an axe
which had boon laid across a stump
nearby was struck, causing tho axo to
bound upward' In Its doBcont the
blade of tho axo fell across the calf of
Mr. Duramond'a left log, cuttin
deep, ugly gash just below tho
Mr. Drummond fays ho saw tho a
tlmo to B\vo his head and body
tho blow. Ho has sulTered intens
from the wound.
A little forethought may savo you no
ond of trouble. Anyone who makes it
a ru e to keep Chamborlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Komedy at hand
knows thla to bj a fact. For salo by
j J/aurons Drug Co. and Dr. II. F. I'osey.
.Nuptials ol .Wss Moseley anil Mr,
Last Thursday at a quaKrv past
twelve o'clock Miss F.mnet Loo iMoVS
ley, tho beautiful and charming
young daugbtor of Mrs. IrbyT. Ballon*
tine, became tho brldo of Mr. William
I). (learners, a well known postal dork
employe.! in the post olfico In Colum
bia. Tho cnroniony took place at tho
homo of Mi", and Mrs. Itallontino on
K,-st Main street and was performed by
Rev. Watson U. Duncui, pastor of tho
Fir.it Methodist church. It was a quiet
home wedding, only tho immodiale
nvmb-rs of tho family and a few per
sonal friends being prosout,
After a delightful luncheon, Mr. and
Mr*. Ileamori loft at two o'clock for
Snvan ah aud other points In Ceorgla,
Our country friends should never fall
To b ty or oalor through tho mail
?? I EETHINA" for it surely fills
Tec bill for toothing ohlldron's ills.
"TKKTHINA" aids digwtion, regu
lates tho b iwols of children of any ago
and makes teetblngeasy, *ndcosts only
2"> cents at Druggists.