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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 7 April 1886

y ll? I jr M. .Wi ^ ititi* LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885. NO. 3 A lx>8t Fri o ml. My friend ho was; n friend from nit tho rest. With childlike fHlih ho opn'il to mo lils brennt. No door -waa looked on altar, ??ivo, or grief; No weakness veiled, hidden no disbelief. Tlio holp, tho sorrow, und thc wrong wciv tiaro; And, nh I tho shadow only showed tho fair. 1 gnvo him lovo for love, but doop within I magnified onch frailty Into sin; Bach bill-topped roibie in the sunset ?lowed, Obscuring valos whore rlvorod virtues flowedi Reproof becumo reproneh, till eoinmon aro* 'rh? captious wont at every fault I know. Ho Ktnllod upon the censorship, and boro With patient love tho touch that wounded Bore ; Until at length, so hail my blindiioss grown, Ho knew 1 Judged him by his faults nionc. Alone, of all men, 1 know him best, Refused tho gold, to take the dross for test I Cold stranger, honored for tho worth they ?aw: Ilia friend forgot tho diamond in tho flaw. At last Uca...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 7 April 1886

The Advertiser, j. c. CIA iiLisaTOjy, tJ?iTOJi, LAU UK,NS, April Tm. 1880. fc- ... Subscription rrlce--13 Koalas, !?\.0O. PAYAlli.R IN ADVANCE. IXnien fo?- Advertising. Ordinary Ad vertisements, per ?quart?, Oueln?er tiion, $1.00; oaoh subsequent Inser tion, BO ?'(>:its. Liberal roduction mndo fur largo Ad vertisement v j. O. UAKL1 NO TON A co., IV' fr'.' tors. Tln> People Univ-. Tho theory of th'.' American gov ornmcnt is that the people rule. This characteristic, makes ours su perior to every government on the face of the earth to-tlny, und pro eminantly the "honte of thc free." In order tlv.it this grand, democratic Idea bc successfully practiced, it ls necessary that our representatives, standing as public servants in the halls of legisla! lon, should represent not only the power, but tho will of the people also. We do most earnestly oppose the present mode of nominating Cong ressmen, Now,timi the .State is sn fe 80 far as the success of the dem ocratic nominee is concerne...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 7 April 1886

Ahe Advertiser. LAURENS, April, 7th, 18S?. B-B - '-?? ?55 i.-. Mnrket Reports. C?rroct8?l Srsry rcna-tay. Colton iii M. * 1 i 11LC at. : . Huron . .. .?;>., Hams . ,pj Flour. 4.50 lo 0.25 Moal ,.T;I Corn -mixed, r>.*>; white, VO. Col?eo, Best Ul?. Klbn Ibr fl. Sugar, Standard Cliuuulafed ..s Sugui N. O. ... 7\ Sonar Yellow C. .. . 7', I'olalocH, I ri di, . SlftO Pot atoen, Sweet.. .f leo Potts . . ,\ ; C'hielcens 'Ai to ..:.'> Butter . ."o Egg? . ?IO LOCAL N?T?:S. liH's-go-a-ilsltlng. Plant corn Rmi koop on planting. Pointed too shoea aro out of Fashion. Gu uno Agents are doing a good boni ness. lOuslcr Cardi. ut Wilkes Honk RIK! Drug Store. Picnics and Fishing l'urubu aro now In order. Wanted--An Infallible euro for 'um bali fover. Tho marriage fever han subsided In tins commuity. Tho niuo who never duns US la a pre ferred creditor. The "Col" has a .:?v Dulcinea Dello boso. So he t ays. Base-Balls fron-. 5 couts lo fl 50 at J K WiiV.es' Hook and Drug Store. Laurens want...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 7 April 1886

IHK w in i Hi -,!. w.\ .. U.S.? ?I t ?..s I't.iOtl* a.I title 11 .1 IN?i itu IB Ol' Mn- Country.--xiin? llctadlH or (liv Dam- I ?i by th*' Flood*. ItlKMISOllAM. M.v., Ap-il I. -A .p**c ui t?? Hiv Ayn from ivu- town* ot North Alabama, show Hutt the effects of tho freshet ure irrealer oven limn telegraphed yesterday. Gadsden re ports the ?Joosu river al tl highest mu k, amt ?tili ri>ing with alarming reports from ubovc. All railroad bridges n the branch road bet ween Atlanta and Gadsden are swept away, and ;i numb r ol' washout* on iito Alabama Great Southern ure reported on both sides of Atlanta. The mill and lumber interests at Gadsdon ?U? lered immense damage. The Tennes see river is reported out ot its bunks nt several points. From Tusealo su, on tho Mu lon river, advices ure serious, though it le believed the worst lins passed. Many houses on tither side of tho river have been abandoned, and water is running through the doors and windows. Some families occupy upper stories of ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 14 April 1886

y ll? I jr M. .Wi ^ ititi* LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885. NO. 3 GAMBLER RANSOM. tlow Ile Bared a Man from Kain ana Matt? m Family Httppy. "I could ro?ate hundreds of atones r" about his lifo," unid a sinning light of tho N. Y. Athletic Club sneaking to a re porter of tho N. Y. Mail & Express about tho well-known snorting man CharlGV Hansom, who died recently. "There is ono story about him which the papers have not published yet Charley and I roado tho acquaintance of wliat wo thought to be a very wealthy man at tho Monmouth Beach raco-courao two years ago last summer. Ho was introduced to us by a*prominent oflicial of polico headquarters. After tho races woro over, all three wont over to Long Branch. Charloy and I came up to this city on an carly train, leaving our new acquaintance bulli nd. I never saw him after that, but Charley one day met him on Broadway, near Twenty-third street They went to thc Fifth Avenue hotel to ffct a drink. 1 don't know exactly ho...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 14 April 1886

The Advertiser. J. C. GA HLIXGTOX, RI) ITO lt, LAURENS, April I Uh, i Ml. Bubsorlptlon Pricc--i2 Months, $1.00. PAYABLK IX ADVAXCH. Kates for Advort Ising. Ordinary Ad vertisements, per square, One linter* ? lion, fl.IW; euell subsequent Ins? r lion, 511 ....ms. Libero I reduction nuido for largo Ad* 1 vortlxoincuts. J. V. (J AK Ll XOTOX A C*0" Pr inrietors. Tlie Silver Quest inn. Of nil questions that ure now be ing agitated, the most Important is the suspension of tho coinage of the standard silver dellar. Till ; ls a question upon v, liich the greal mass of tile people ure ill informed and they are content t<> allow thc agitai iou to re:na i 11 within thc halls of Congress. Public sentiment seems to be equally divided. There are those who believe that thc con tinued coinage of silver will bring untold disaster upon tho country; they contend that gold alone should be thc standard. On the other hand, there are thoso who cling to the dollar of their forefathers; who believe th...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 14 April 1886

The Advertiser. LAURENS, April, lilli, 1880. Market ItcportH. Corrected Every Monday. Cotton lu soiling at. . ,...8U Macon . ,<i>? ll nins . ,12 Flour 4.50 to 0.25 Meal "75 Corn mixed, 05} white, 70. Colloo, Mest Kio, Bibs for ll. Mugar, Standard Gmutilated ..s Rugar N. o. . 7j?? Rllgnr Yellow c. . 7>? Potatoes, Irish, .$?50 Potatoes, Sweet. .rsio<> l'eus .$1(K) Chlolcons . 20 to 26 Mutter. .20 Eggs ...15 LOCAL NOTES. Our City Treasury is onjoying a boom. Snow in Michigan lust week 14 inches deop. Printers in Jacksonville, Flo., ure on a st ri ko. The scavenger hus been at work; on our streets. What is a demagogue? Someone pleanO explain. "Knight ot* t ho< ?i ip-sack" is what t hoy now eall u drummor. Have you heard who will ho u candi dato for tho Ronato? Charleston ex pee tn to ship strawber ries North, this week. Sit oil u tuck, po in tod heavenward and you'll regret it. Kastor conies on t ho 25t h of this month. Good Friday on the "2'id. Our greatest need ut pr...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 14 April 1886

Kitt) AMONG HEROES. Y Lit JACKSON Al' TUB HAT OK CIIANCKM.OK.SVI1.1.K. The Tributo of i\ Federal Soldier to tho Military Genta* of "tho Most Ablo Lieu tenant ot'our C?TII War." The fourth lecture of il serio? Oil the civil war at the Lowell Institute, Bos ton, was delivered some tune ago by Col. Theodora A. Dodge, one ol'the best known men in Boston military circles. He served constantly Hi the Anny of tho Potomac (in every volunteer reg intentai rank up to that Of colonel), from thc Peninsula, where lie was with Kearney, through Pope's and Burnside's campaigns, and at Chan cellorsville and Gettysburg. The sul.'joct of Col. Dodge's lecture was "Chancellorsville," and particu larly the great Hank movement of Stonewall Jackson which turned tho lido of war on thc memorable second of May, 1862. Col." Dodge related in detail the movements of the Army of tho Polo mac which lcd to their assuming posi tion at Chancellorsville, and gives the position ot tho two annies when they confronted ea...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 21 April 1886

y ll? I jr M. .Wi ^ ititi* LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885. NO. 3 After tho l'an of Troy. Troy hu-* fallon; nnd never will bo War Uko iii" war Hint WHS wnged form?. Lo.tltl I hui huv I li? iso lon yours book iiKftln, W Uh I ho love iiiH iii" glory, tho nlcnsuro like ?Mini, Tho elfish of m u?s mid Ihr din ol thc ll?lit, i in- feasting mid music, iii" color und hunt! ? et, mixed with ii nil, thoro Rounded to mo liver a inonu from Ibo fur "ir s?'u. TJicro still remains this fur nil time io bo: I lie wnr of the worlil was I'miKlii ter ino. ? Ive them no pity who died for me lhere; Mon cnn nevermore il lo tor u moo w> rn ir. And winn dn. s it mutter ttint now thoy Ile, t^ui'i mid silent, he non I li tho sky? Iii member Mini nono ovornioro eau bo Muck toe Hies" vein s tn Tiny with me. -Flori ne" Peacock, tn Academy. Under t he Simw. .lillie, with Its roses, weill long llgO? To-niirhl the eil rt ll fl lying deep linder the RH? ? w ; Hope's richest trensures, like roses...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 21 April 1886

JFhe Advertiser ./. C. '. .( RLliVUTOX, iJJ)JTOJt, LA IT HENS, April .'Isl, 188?, Subscription Prioc--iC Months, $1.00. PA Y A ULK IN ADVAXCK. Unto? for Advortlalug. Ordinary \<i vert Incluent s, per sq ti uro, ?'nc inset*- I linn, fl.0X1; out*li KilbHctpioiU him r- ; Hon, ftO oontK. I I ii hera I reduction m.?Ii- for large Au- ? vcrtiscnionts. .1. c. UAItLlXf'TOX 'V CO., Proprietors. Tho Ita 11 road Mooting". "W h i Ic in Culunihin lus! wook, wo li.ul tin1 plotisure <>r attending ono ?.: tho most enthusiastic ruilroud meetings it has ever hoon mir privilege to attend, 'iii. friends .u;<i corp "?rut rs ot' tho Chester, Creenwood and Abbeville Ibiil road met ;;! (h.- (?ra?a! Central Hotel for the purpose of hearing re j or ts from the various sections through which tho road will puss, and ci' holding a conference, pre purulory to oll'ecting au orgnni/.a tion. Strong delegations from Ab I oville, (1 reen wood, Cross Hill, Mmmtviltc, Clinton, Union and ; Chester were presen...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 21 April 1886

$?\? Advertiser. LAUKENS, April, 21st, 188?. LOCAL NOTER. A Dank nt Laurena la now assured. Tho cold weather has not yet killed all the fruit. Miss. .in.IA SIMPSON is visiting in Spartanhurg. our delegates left for Koanoko Va., on Sunday last. Max /.erek has commenced work on his llvory-atable. Wiushoro proposes lo hnvo a baby show in a short time. Our Subscription list shows that the A nv KUTI SKI: Ison a "boom." Miss M v K v W ILIA M s, of Pow cr's spent several days in town last week. Mis< MINNJK EuIJ?.KUha?hoon spend ing somo timo with friends In tow n. Advertising is a good deal like making love to a widow. lt can't be over done. lion. I). WYATT AIKKN desires to bc his own successor in Congress, next time. The school girls of Troy, Ellgoileltl County, have a Military company and base-ball ni no. EM.ion ?V Son, contractors havo eom moncon work on Mrs. HAMMONDS resi d? nee in Jersey. The prel hui nary survey ol* the < 'olutn bia, Newbery ?-' Laurens I'ailroad will soon he e...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 21 April 1886

AN APPALLING CALAMITY. Sr.CTJLONN or MINNESOTA LAH) WASTli HY A < vei.ONi:. I pu.auls ofTIU-OO lllliiiltvtl l'OOpl?) KUNU mid \Vouudo<l??Two (luntlrtMl IIOUBOH LOVollCtl il? Olio TIMMI-..Tin- Storm ll.-.c wliero. Sr. I'M i., MINN., April ll.- Sf, Cloud ami Sank UupUls, (Iiis State, wore swept by n terribly destructivo oyeloiio about 6:30 o'clock ibis titler noon. Thc llrsi know ledge of Ibo disastor wes contained in u telegram sent ;J Mayor Ames IVoiu SI. Cloud, reporting tho disaster and asking thai a special bo som with physicians. A similar dispatch was received from Sank Rapids, [inmediately upon re ceipt ol' t!i<?' messages preparations were made io respond lo Ibo ? all for help. A nain for St. ( Mond h lt at C> o'clock. Information ai hand ls very meagre, and sensational reports are currant that one hundred people were killed, ll is helii ved ihal at loasl forty persons have been killed and about seventy-five wounded, but it is impossible to gol much information as...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 28 April 1886

y ll? I jr M. .Wi ^ ititi* LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885. NO. 3 Od?? to (ho Bu milo Girl. Will tho l.'itrulo (Oil ooiiii-out to-nljdit Ami .limo.' hy tho liidit <>f tho moon? Un tho elevator lower it nickers bright, I ho lulim- orb of Juno Ami an underfed pool cnn tllUICO as liaht AH II fay in ttllVUl' tinton. 0 Uuffnloirli'1 with tho wonlthv nop, Amt (ho Hour-tn 11 ta huco unit lilith rucre s a wonderful chu rm lo which poota drop In ymir ton.1er n/.iire oyo; 1 C*>Uli] illy ino fur you Willi Hover il stop lo tho Kticoliorinu by-and-by. <) Dutralo (rtii, yian- jrroitl big l?ko ls II duck-pond liciildo HIV heart, lum tbroba mid throbs till lt's ntvhto break And 'tis you timi have cairned lt stuart. O i lse ami elvo tho eternal "shako To ttie inie that koopa us n[Atri ! 0 Ituirnlo iiirl como oui to-Ulaht, And elope by Uio Ujrht of tho moon! An I il WHUIIOI- oar shall ai.l our HUdit, .\s wo Kki|> 'nonUi tin- -ky ?.r Juno And your paronla will probably...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 28 April 1886

./. C. G?HLINiVrONy i:I)I TO lt, LAURENS, April 28th, 188?. Subscription Price -is Months, $1.00. PAY AHLE IN ADVANCE. Rittes for Advertising. Ortlimiry A<l vortisonionts, por square, GMO Inser tion, ?M.ooj ouch subsequent Insor lion. 50 cents, td horn! rod net ion nuido for Iorgo Ad vertisements. j. ,-. (.IA lt I INtlTON ?V ?'<>., I 'roprlotors. Tho Strikes (Joining South. Tho g oal strikes of tho Wost shoe.ld convince al) laboring men of the folly (d' being lcd blindly by labor organizations. Tho present trouble has resulted, as is usually the case, in throwing thousands of nun out of employment, with but little prospect at this season of the -eur of obtaining it elsewhere. Again ami again this lesson has j been Impressed upon tho American laborers, and yet they cling to their loaders with a tenacity worthy of a better cause. Doubtless many of the griovunc.es <>f the Knights ot Labor ure real and burdensome. At tho outset, public opinion ap peared to be in favor of ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 28 April 1886

LAUREN Sj April, L'Kth, 1886. ?Slo?al ao? ^pgGiaT.?>, Thd town of Nowborry is 100 yours old. What bus bocotno of 1st <>f Muy Pie nlos. Tho houso-fltos havo como and brough! tholr knitting? Mis. VISANSKA bus ^;ir thanks for n supply Of Passover broad. Spring ?loaning is now undor prayor ful considoralton in many randi les. Broom-oorn is said to bo a pro ll tobi o crop. Diversify ?1 Mule ?uni Irv it. Newspaper men make a living by dabbling into other people's bust noss, A sage gives thisadvlco! Murry young, ami if circumstances roquiro it, often. If your frlond contomplates a duel, tell him you'll bo second to no man in tin? country. If a mun could appear against bis wife in ii law-suit, but low would havo the grit to do so. The young bulles of the I.. V. C. con template an excursion to Dorroh's on the 1st o?" May. Mrs. PKIUIY WniOIITnnd her daughter. Miss DAISY, of Mississippi, ure visiting rolatlvCH in town. The Greenville A Laurens Railroad bas reached Simpson vi I lc, a p...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 28 April 1886

lOIT?M i\U LON(iKli KiJS?. AM lNnVsTKIAI. UKVOl.l 'I ION 1% XIIK STATE OF MLsSlSNll'VI. An Interesting Review ?y Geu. stephen i>. Loe oC tho Procreas Made i" llreoklng l'p th? AINCuttoti lUou-Proiulse for thc Near Future. (HYuAintftofi l.ttui io Hm Stu l'v k Star.) (?cu. Stephen 1>. Lee, presiden! of tlio Agricultural ami Mechanical Col logo of Mississippi, lia- boon in thc city a few days. Your corres ponden!, knowing (hal Mississippi lias taken the lead among tho Southern Stales in an organized movement of rodoni pt ion from the cotton specialty thc fetich ol the one crop idea-and thal (icu. Lee, as the head ol the machinery of that movement, would lie eminently qualified to speak of its achievements ami its prospects, called on him ai ' o Ebbitt House. (Jen. Lee was enthusiastic over tho outlook for his adopted State, ami readily rcspoud cdio ail interrogatories. The follow ing is a verbat i in re no ri ot'his remarks: "A revolution is going on in Miss issippi in diversifx ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 5 May 1886

y ll? I jr M. .Wi ^ ititi* LAURENS C. H., S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST If), 1885. NO. 3 THE FARMERS IN COUNCIL IMVOCKKlM.MiK OF TUB STATE COWKX. TIO* IN COLUMBIA. A I.urge Hotly ol <?ooil Mnkr-I p- Nearly All tho Counties Itepresented-The Proceedings lu Detail. Pursuant to tho cull heretofore pub lished, the State Convention of Formers mot in Agricultural Hall, Columbia, on the 29th ult. Promptly nt 12 o'clock tho Convention was called to order by Capt. B. B. Tillman, of EdgoflOld, who pro ceeded to deliver an address in substance as follows: If I were much in love with myself, this manifestation of approval you have just given nie might turn my head and make me egotistical. I hope to prove before I conclude what 1. have to say that, while I am a man who entertains positive opinions and am not afraid to express them unequivocally when occasion de mands, yet still I know who I am and what I am. I have been asked to call Ulis convention to order, and state my views as to the objects to...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 5 May 1886

The Advertiser J. C. (/A /,' /, I A' (Ti ) A*i /..*/> / 3TO /?, LAURENS, May Ot li, 1880. Subscription Prlce--12 Months, $1.00. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. Huton Tor Advertising.- Ordinary Ad vertisements, per square, Ono inser tion, $1.00: oneil subsequent inser tion, ">*i couts, tiiliorul reduction noel?! for largo Ad vertisements. .J. C. (JAKTJNCTON A CO., Proprietors, FREU TUITION. Some of tho new - pupers in this State that clamor loudest against tho injustice of n Government forcing its citizens to pay a tux on imports, in order to protect certain home industries; with the same breath demand that the state of South Carolina shall exact a tuition fee of all students w ho at tend her educational institutions, simply to protect other schools. Tin? argument resolves itself Into this: Because under the present educational system which the State has adopted, young men can obtain an education nt a less cost than some denominational colleges can afford; therefore, in order to protect th...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 5 May 1886

TT LAURENS, May 5th, 1880. 4l06?l anil SpeciaLfe. When will tho census <>r tho town bo taken. Homo young men tn town have very poor taste. High dog collara of velvet, Jot anti Kilver ure in fashion. Itomombor to closo your store ?to o'clock ln's afternoon. An oxoellont original poem from "Edol Woiss" will appear next week. "Man's Ufo la what he makes it." Sometimes his wife has a bund in lt. The council bas batt a considerable force ol' bands at work on our streets last week, A party of young men and ladies from Greenwood "took in tho town" on Mon day last. Two of the most bonutlful and be witching girls in town honored our nandum with a call last week. Laurens bad twenty two delegates lu attendance at the Farmers Convention, more than any other county in the State. The recent rains have temporarily stop ped farm work and on Thursday last an unusual number of ladies were shopping lu town. From tho amount of cotton ow the platforms of our depot, it would seem thal there is a li...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: South Carolina, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 5 May 1886

Jeff Devi* In Montgomery. holy wnr for defense. Well do I remem ber seeing your gent?o boys, so small, to lise u farmer's phrase, they might have been celled seed corn, moving on with cager step and fearless brow to tho carni val of death; ami I have also looked upon thom wh'en their knapsacks ami muskets BCOUied heavier than the boys, and my oyes, partaking of a mother's weakness, filled with tears. Those days have passed. Many of them have found nameless graves; hut they are not dead. They Uve in memory, and their spirits stand out a grand reserve of that column which is inarching oil with unfaltering steps to ward thc goal of constitutional liberty. [Applause. | "lt were in vain if T should attempt, as I have already said, to express my gratitude to you. I am standing now very nearly on thc spot where 1 stood when I took thc oath of of?CO in 1801. Your demonstration now exceeds that which welcomed me then. This shows that tho spirit of Southern liberty is not dead. [Long and cont...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
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