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NOUS OF THE WEEK I
CULLED IN CLINTON1
The Annual Bazaar Was a
Success as Usual.
Representatives from Various Colleges
to Participate in ('nines Tills
Week Clinton's Champion,
Clinton. No*. 15.?The ust week
hns been full of interest ; ?d this one
is up with ?. The bazaar, so lone
looked forward to. is over and tho
ladles who worked so hard for Its suc
cess bavo every reason for rejoicing.
The only thing thut riiarved its success
iu any way was the fact that the
"Chrysanthemum show was not up to
the established standard. This was.
due to the surprising freeze of a few
weeks ago which ruined numbers oi
plants which were being grown for
thv-. occasion. Mowovcr some very
pretty flowers were exhibited and two
prizes were awarded tho first going
to Miss Connio Bailey and the second
to Mr. Compton of Clary's Lane. The
prizes were the gifts of the J. W. Cope
land Co. and Mr. S. Bailey and Sons.
Mrs. w. J. Bailey, president of the so
ciety, the chairman of the various
committees, and all the workers de
servo praise. The departments and
Chairmen were as follows: Kitchen.
Mrs. W. B. Owens; dinnlngroom, Mrs.
,T. I. Copelnnd, ice cream, Mrs. P. S.
Bailey; Powers, Mrs. J. P. Jacobs and
Mrs J. R. Copeland; waists nnd
aprons, Mrs. J. D. Jacobs, bay clothes,
Mrs. W. J. Bailey; children's articles.
Miss Virginia Owens; bags and pil
lows, Mrs. Whitman Smith; collars,
belts, and handkerchiefs, Miss Connie
Bailey. All of the booths were most
attractively decorated and the arti
cles offered for sale were priced motjt
reasonably nnd sold rapidly.. In fact
mowt <of the best bargains were sold
by nine o'clock of the llrst morning.
The clear proceeds exceeded $450.00.
This week the tennis tournament Is
going cm. The base ball dinmond has
been put in order for trie contests and
an admission of twenfjtfnve cents will
be changed. Representatives from the
leading colleges of the State a/e here
to Ulke part and there will probably
be good crowds at the games, for the
public generally loves a contest even
though lJio points of the game are not
familiar. Clinton's champion is Darby
Pulton and he has a host of friends
hopeful that he will this year win the
.?tate Championship for the Presbyter
ian college. The playing begins at
half-past one and continues through
the aftetllOOn, the pairs from different
colleges playing each other down in
succession. Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thursday will be devoted to the con
Miss Jessie May Mahaffey was host
ess on Monday evening at a beautiful
carried out autumn party, the guests
including most of the young people of
Mrs. Myrtle A. Hunter has moved
Into town and been warmly welcomed
by the many friends here.
Mr. Rhett Copelnnd's family last
week, Mrs. Hunter's this week, and
Mr. Jack Davls'fl in the near future
add three very popular and widely
connected households to Clinton's so
A number of Clintonlans are plan
ning to Bee Den Ilur In Columbia next
The young men of Clinton are mak
ing plans for a big Thanksgiving dance
in honor Of tho many visiting girls ex
pected in (Minton next week.
FLEA CIRCUS HERE,
1'rof. Heckler, a Former Citizen of
I,nitrons Manager of Novel Show.
Prof. H. Heckler and his troupe of
trained and performing Ileus that have
startled many at the Appalachian im
position and at the State fair in Co
Itimbla and In fact every when- they
have performed, are here for today and 1
tomorrow. Ho lias opened up next
door to Kennedy Ilros.
A right Interesting fact connected
with Prof Hecklers appearance here
is thai flftoen years ngo ho w: s a Cltl
zen of I.aureus. Many or the "oldor
boys" renu mber him as tho gi nlal
baker who held sway Just behind the
Ptosent Office Of the Advertiser. He
was located In n lltfle wooden hlllld-I
Ing thai still stands. In this building
his son. who is hero with him, was
TEAM THE VICTOR
hi a Onesided Pigskin Contest Thr-j
Vanquished Clinton i<?
Si are a!' 211 to 0.
In a gridiron battle that was one
sided from the first blast of the refer
oe's whistle to tlii- finish of tho last
quarter, ihu Laurens High school
team out-fought tho cloven from Clin
ton last Friday by tho scoro of to 0.
Notwithstanding tho overwhelming
superiority of Laurem- there were si
oral pigskin stunts pulled off thai bor
dered on the classy. Cain after gain,
and then some, war. made by tho bril
liant handling of the forward pass by
the home team, in this fer.ture of
. the game the fullbaok, Todd and the
! two ends. Moseley and Crisp wore
the bright particular stars, in lino
bucking for Laurens, Little und Dolt
did real ramrod running.
Tho Clinton boys showed lack of
practice. In fact, they had only been
together once before and this more
than anything else m counts for the
big scoro piled up against thorn. There !
wore several though, who did good
individual work. .Ma'.yeh at quarter
was tho shining star of the visitors.
He was a good ground gainer nnd his .
breaks through the line for a quick
tackle saved his team many times
from an even bigger scoro. Clinton's
backfleld, Simpson. Taylor and Goodo
showed up well individually.
The following was the line-up:
Linie C Blakeley
I Adair l. IL Barnett!
; McFaddeh R. T. Kennedy 1
I Wham R. E. Crisp
' Doster lt. G. Byrd
; Bankhead it. T Dunlap
! Mazych Q. Featherstono
lavier R. L. 13olt
Simpson l 11 Little
- T. E. Moseloy
(loode F. Todd
HIGHWAYMEN AT WORK.
Mr. Walter A. Baldwin Held Up und
Relieved of Wallet.
It was reported here a few days
ago that highwaymen held up Mr.
Walter A. Baldwin of the Rabun
Creek section one night last week as
he was returning from this city, and
at the point of a brace of pistols de
' manded and received his pocket-book
which contained about $"..">. The rob
, bery was committed on one of the
; Rabun crock bridges, and so far as
known here Mr. Baldwin has no idea,
who the parties were that so cowanl
, ly attacked and relieved him of his
VOLUME OF TRAVEL LETTERS.
Written by Rev. >V. It. Mlntor from
Palestine ami the Last.
During a three months' tour of the
Holy Land and Europe the past sum
mer, the Rev. Wiliam R. .Minier, pastor
of the Presbyterian church at Lincoln
ton, North Carolina, wrote a series
of letters for the Presoyterinn Stan
dard. Tho letters, written in a most
entertaining style, proved s<> popular
that it was determined to publish the
series in permanent form, and as a re
sult the littlo volume has just been
issued from lite presses. Tho book will
bo plnecd on salo in Laurons, the
former homo of the author, and ills
many friends hero will have tho op
portunity of procuring the volume,
Returns lo Kjmrfunhurt?,
i Mr. L. c. Gooch, wiio has bet n lit ?
I manager of the Company store at the
j Lauren;; cotton mils for t' c pt t four
I years, has resigned his position rnd
I with his family is this week moving
I back to Spartanburg where ho for
[ morly lived Ho will engage in somo
lino of the mercantile business. Wl Ho
a Citizen of Laurens Mr. Gooch baa
made hosts of friends who rejrrel t.l at
his change o.' residence lakes him
from the CliV,
A New Imlustn Here.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Kay Anderson will
soon he in position to furnish the
town with "hot house" flowers, Nnr
citssus, hyacinths, carnations, ferns
ntld other plants in pots, also < III
Powers. The) are having a ?
?mt in so as to cominunlc t v. I the
Throe Hojrs llreucl 1
Mr. r. a. Hamilton, Pi
young farmer of (h< co-mi
hogs Monday to a local ' !
$128. or (I e equivalent
bales of cotton.
THF. BAPTIST CONVENTION.
Sessions Begin Momlu; Night, Novem
ber 2>', With Ministers'Conference.
The Stnti Bi ptlst convention, Which
meets in annual session week after
ndxt With the First Baptist church
in this city, opens Monday evening
with ministers' conference which will
bo continued through Tuesday.
On Tuesday night tho conventional
sermon Will bo preached by the Rev.
John F. Vinos of Anderson, and on
Wednesday morning the convention
proper will begin its*sessions,
The loeol committees on entertain
ment ; hd arrangements are busy now
adays preparing for tho r ception and
entertainment of tli ? three or four
hundred visitors who are to lip the
guests of the clt> "convention week."
CANY '.SSI.NC THE VOTF.S.
Flection Commissioners in Scsslou
Vi sterdnj nnd Today.
The election commissions, Federal
nnd Gtato, met yesterday for tho pur
pose of canvassing the vote cost In
Baurons county i;? tho general rloctloii
last Tuesday. Tho Federal commis
sioners finished tho tabulation In the
afternoon, the vote in this county
showing LSfiO for Congressman Joseph
T. Johnsoutl end II for his republican
opponent, Briar of Greenville,
The work of the state commission
ers, however, was found to ho a great
deal more tedious and it will proba
bly require today or possibly longer
to finish the tabulation.
IN ROYAL CIRCLES
Paris Papers Print tttorj of Prince
Victor .Napoleon and Princess
Clementine of Belgium.
Paris. Nov. 14.?The romantic
story of the courtship of Prince Vic
tor Napoleon and Princess Clemen
tine Is retold in the French and Bel
gium press on this, their wedding day.
the nuptials which were celebrated
at Moncalirie, Italy, are described as
a happy example of princely love tri
umphing over royal barriers.
The papers recite how the late
King Leopold steadfastly refused to
permit the marriage of his favorite
daughter to the claimant of the
'? throne Of a friendly power. Since the
ascension of King Albert it was
I known that the royal objections had
boon removed. This \sas largely duo
I to the tactful attitude of the prince
himself, who always refrained from
attending official fetes and ceremonies
at Brussels and from in any way em
barrassing the relations of Belgium
The situation of Princess Clemen
tine in Belgium, whore the two will
I live in sumptuous stylo, will hence
forth he modified In comformity with
the attitude of her husband. She will
conserve tit ? rank of princess but
renounces o'l.olal and state honors and
gives up her residence at the royal
palace as well as the Income of
$15,000 a year which, under tho Kongo
annexation law. ceases at her mar
CMIMIUN ROW IN IUI ION.
K, T. Hughes of Marlon nmi M. Man?
tt'ior Have Sharj Altercation.
Dillen. Nov. 11, -Following a hr
pllorcatiou about a campaign state
? n o( M Manning of Dillon nnd IS. T.
Hughes of Marlon engaged in n si it'
f!o nn one of the main streets of 1)11
Mr. Hughes, who was here on bu I
11 I, was walking down the street, nc
fompnnled by his wjfo and a girl,
when Mr. .Manning ncostod him. Mr.
Mniinln? asked Mr. Hughes if ho had
made n cortnin remark about Mr.
M inning during tho campaign. Ill
which Mr. Manning was running for
I ??!( of court of Dillon county.
Mr. Hughes said that, he did make
tho statement reported, and Mr. Man
ning then struck at him, getting in
one blow. Friends rushed in and sop
arntod them. Mt. Hughes received n
?d|*rM cut in Die faCO, probably COW od
n ??'nt wl ich Mr. Manning wore on
his left hand.
Week cf I'rajer Serve-.
'<' .. v1'onion's Foreign Missionary
?r fho First Method!- * church
' ? r< with Mrs. Rdgnr Bhbli on
? . -... fiftonmon the 82hd. nl 3:1 n
, . I)f, ;.,..,;? xj .:; ,|0pn |,1
nrtoruoou tliif 2"dh, A
|i,,n |s extended t;> all
' to come.
Mil. Ml. U'KWELL CHANGES.
Former MusiiiO! > Manager of Tlie \<l
vortisor in Charge Printing Office.
Mr. L. H. Blackwell, who lies heen
coiii'.'cu'd with 'Ihr I .au ions Adver
tiser Printing Company for six years
as business nmlinger, has purchased
tho R. li. Walker Printing company
plan! and has this week assumed nc.
tivc management of tii" shop. His
doclston to saver his connection with
Tho Advertiser Is to bo regretted, for
ho Is a very olilclont oil'.*".* man. knows
the printing business thoroughly nndl
withal Is a most excellent gentleman.
Those who huv ? been associated with
him ;i ilmnlely during these few years
in si is olllco fully appreciate lilt;
worth tiu ;i capable manager and lirc
U bs worker. as well as his quiet un
affected manner and friendliness to
In his new quarters, he will con
i duet a lirst class job printing olllco,
having made some additions in oqulp
ment thai give him a splendid plant.
Tho resignation of Mr. Blackwell
? litis necessitated ti Blight change In
The Advertiser's force. Mr. R. A.
Little has been mnde foreman of the
mechanical department and Mr. R, Ii.
Walker has boon added to tho force,
Mr. Little is a printer of great ex
perience and posses lino ideas as to
.correct and artistic print inj;, lie is
a steady worker, is strictly business
and !:?. capablo In every way of taking
charge of tho mechanical department
Mr. Walker will solicit subscribers
' and collect for subscriptions. So when
! you see him coming ju t remember
' that ho Is working in a good cause
! and will take your dollar for subscrip
tion with the greatest pleasure.
I OK BENEFIT OF LIBRARY.
The Ladies will Have an Entertain
ment on Nov. 25th.
The ladles of the Library association
are making great preparations to have
a musical entertainment on November
2?th? the proceeds of which are to
go towards improving the public li
brary. They have secured the home
of Mrs. J. D. Watts as the place and
have almost completed an extremely
entertaining program. The entire ev
ening will be devoted to Instrumen
tal and vocal solos by well known mu
sicians of Laurens.
The price will bo LT> cents for grown
people and 15 cents for children 12
years of age and under.
Death of Mrs. Mollle A. Allen.
After an illness of several months,
Mrs. Mollie A. Allen, widow of the late
Eber S. Allen ol Woodruff. Spartan
burg county, died yesterday in Green,
vllle at a sanitarium where she had
been under treatment for some time.
The funeral services will be held to
day at Woodruff, and will be attended
by sovoral relatives nnd friends from
The (lei-eased was ts sister of Mr. W.
11. Drum moil (I of this county and was
a most estimable woman and Chris
Fire on Gray's Hill.
Fire last Wednesday afternoon de
stroyed tho dwelling of Allen Garrott,
colored, located on Gray s hill. The
lire company hurried to tho scene of
the fire, but owing to the distance
from water little could he done. How
ever, by the use of chemicals tin- fire
w; s prevented from spreading to oth
COL. KOOXKYKLT i?KI LINKS.
Invited (a South Atlantic Corn Imposi
tion Mut in.tide to lecepl,
Newborry llornld und News,
President Alex. I). Hudson ln\ I I
Col. 'I hcodoro Loot ? . I to t;tt< ntl I
South Atlantic Corn exposition to be
hold in Columbia December 5-8, and
lias received a letter from Colon I
Roosevelt regretting bis inability to
bo present. Colonel Roosevelt says:
"I wish I could accept, but it is a
simple impossibility. I have received
litorally thousands of similar roquosts
ami witli tin best wishes in the world
it has proved Impossible lor mo to
accept one in a hundred of these In
vitations, I d > ply, npprcoi,':! ti)
courtesy and kindne pi those ybo
ask the to apt ..!<, hu I ,v< u ? a. ? no i >n
ccptlon of the drain it i upon
oven lo nccepl ti e vor< limited pro
portion that I am physl ? 1 ' ? to
ncoepl and I c< uld not i
THE SECOND WEEK OF
COMMON PLf:AS COURT
>i? >\ ???-:*! Small Cases \lrcudj Heard
l'lii?. Wet K Will Prebnblj Con*
(Inno Several Days Yet.
The s cond week of ili<? court of
common plena for I.aureus county
commenced Monday afternoon. Two
or i'm ? ? -.Vf.: have b.i I eat il this;
v. ? !:. 'i"i<Include ti damage, suii
br light by Mr, M. L. Copland of the
?v : g:slnsl Marlin II unit r. colt red.
of the county, who, i: was al! ??? ! had |
laVt spring carelessly allow a I hi a to
spread :'? pm iiiv: p.rcmh'.i s \ ? u al of
the Plain'iff. ihereby causing l'< de
!?? ?u 11( :i o? several acres r>f pine ihh
h ;? owned by .'\.r. Conoli ltd. The jury ?
returned vwrdlet for tho defendant.
Yesterday the court was i.gaged
for r. C greater part of the day with
the case of John D. Sullivan of Wood
ruff against W. I*. Harris el al of
Votings township, in a sutl for >' .' iag
es resulting from the Injury to ti horse
bi longing lo the plaintiff, It being
alleged that the animal was cut and
permanently injured by becoming on
laglcd in a roll of wtro that bad been
cast over into the pasture from the
roadway id.in:; which ran a teh idiom
line, owned by Ihe defendants, and for
which the wire had been in part used
in constructing or repairing. Plain
tiff was given a "quotient" verdict of
Last wc? k several cases of more or
, less importance were hoard by the
court, it Is probnln? that the term
Will continue several days yet. The
case of A. W. Martin vs. the 1 .aureus
cotton mills, suit for damages, is
in progress today.
$118 IS SWALLOWED
BY CLIFTON CALF
.Money Disappears While Mrs. I., a.
Calveii is Milking Found in
stomach of Young Hull.
Spartanburg, Nov. 15.. Three inof
fensive cows came within an ace o!
being slaughtered as the result of the
avariciousness of one little bull calf
belonging to Mrs. L. O. Calvert, Wife
of the boss weaver of mill No. 2 of
the Clifton Manufacturing Company at
Clifton. Tho calf swallowed $ 11 V. and
suspicion was directed for a time
against theCOWS. It was intended to
slaughter them, but it wa eventually
decided to begin With the calf. The
money was found in Its stomach, re
duced to a pulp, with the exception of
: $*>*> on the inside of 'be roll.
Mrs. Calvert took a pockotbOOk
containing a large sum of money with
her as she went out on the road to
make some purchases of a passing
fanner. There was $IIS.2? in the
purse when she left the farmer and
she put it in her pocket.
Ho fore returning lo the house she
milked tho cows. While doing so
1 the pocket book fell from her pocket.
1 but she did not observe its loss until
she had returned to the house.
She went back to the pasture and
found tho quarter and the pocketbook,
the latter much chewed and mangled,
lying on tl" ground. The papei
mom y was not lo bo h ten,
There was. a consultation ami it
wa decided that If nee ssary (he
three cows and the calf should be
put to death to discover the guilty
on -. Fortunat? ly the calf was hilled
Ilex! and tho money v.a found In ii
niz< <l as currency wa- i. ken to tl
!' uk of < 'pmuiqroe of Which S. T
jtejd. formerly of Clifton, i cashier,
and ho will scud it lo tho treasury
>1 aavtmenl at Washington and lave
ii redeemed. Spartanburg Herald,
The \ ii ii tin I IIa/aar,
The bazaar, held annually by tin
ladies of the Me l.odisl and Proshy?
tnrlfin churches, opened yesterday In
the city armory. During the day hun
dreds of visitors- (tilled to see the d|f
fereni displays and incidentally to i
a good dinner. Last night oyster. Wore
8 H ed. Today take a little (Ihi i off
: nd visit tho bazaar, for you will find
it ti very interesting place and there
will ho stone more good dinners up
BOYS CORN CLUB
COMES NEXT WEEK
Friday, November 25th Se
lected As D;iy of Meet.
MANY PRIZES OFFERED
Vr. !??.: \>. Willluuis, ?.'?:?<?: IllllCUt L'.\?
pcrl \\ III he here it l .<iii U'l ?s
.Indue on Several HuMili.
Tho Hoys' Coi'ii Chili show will t to
??!:?*? ? Oil til" L.'>til. I'Jvevji number IS
urged id have all Iiis reports In pro
\ ions tn tii; i il.m<?. The ? \liii Its v. ill
i displayed in Iho, C'oui'l house. L?ich
member of Hie cluh should i>" on hand
?: r|y and get his exhibit ready by 1.0
o'clock. Tho trustees uro uskod lo
give their schools holiday for Ihn <?<? ?
elision and SCO that all Iho teachers
'and pupils coinu to tin I'ulr, Mr. Ira
W, Wllllnins will lie lien i<> nddruss
iIn childrt n.
Mr. J. Wade Anderson, W I). Ilyrd,
r. it. Ilalley, and .1. I). Sullivan uro
asked to a< t as an executive couiinit
tce for the day. These gentlemen
will bo in the Court house early lo n ?
sist tho hoys in the display of their
i exhibits and will have gem nil super
vision over iho building (luting the
i As will bo soon from below (he i t
six prizes named are offered for tho
si\ hoys who make the grentcB num
ber of bushels oi coin i he follow
' lug judges have been usked lo make
the decisions for these six prize
Glenn A. Fuller, Ii S. Wallace and T.
The 7th, 8th and 9th prizes are ol ?
fored to tho three boys who make thu
cheapest corn. Col. .1 II. Wharton,
W. P. Brown and J. I) Mills have been
uskod to make these decisions.
The 10th prize is for the best variety
Of com: Judges. Mr. Ira W. Williams,
J. I). Sullivan and P M. Bailey.
The last four prizes are for the best
ears of corn: judges. Mr. Ira W. Wil
liams, J. Wade Anderson and W. D,
For the fertilizer prizes offered by
Mr. I. W. Thompson the following
have boon asked to decide: .(. W,
Thompson, A, It. Harksdnle, and It,
For the fertilizer prizes offered by
Mr. W. C. Wharton the following have
been asked to make the decisions: W.
c Wharton. C. V. Cruddock, and .1 I?.
HelOW Is given tin lisl ol prizes:
1st, Prize dealt , t yield $2?.00 in
gold. Given by the Hank of Laurens.
2nd. Prize Second greatest yield
I $2.r>.00 suit of furniture, Given by s.
\l. K 10. II. Wllkes and Co,
"id. Price Third greatest yield,
$20.00 sull of cloibes. Given by Davis
Roper and Co.
Ith Prize Fourth greatest yield.
$15.00 watch. Given by Fleming Pros.
:.th Prize Fifth greatest yield
$10.00 Middle Duster. Glvi n by Most ly
r.t'n Prize si\th great es I yield, $Ji,0u
Osborne Cultivator. Givi u by The
Lam i us I lnrdwa.ro < 'o
7i Ii, Prize Chen post ( orn mittle
$10.00 worth of high grade Feriillzei
Given by .1. W. 'I hompson.
sib. Prize Hftcond cleiipotd corn
nindei $ 10.00 suit of elultp -, Civo.ii I?..
.1. II. Mint..1 !?:?...
I2th. Prize Fecond hesi leu oars, oi
corn, $5,00 pair Of Shoes. Given hi
18lh. Prize Rai t flvo ears ol corn
$.1.oo in cold. Given by \v. R. Hichcy
I Itli. Prize [)i ? t single car of corn
tin pair of shoes. Given by I.'. K
Goo. L. Pitts.