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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Laurens advertiser. — 7 December 1897

!?e Qeluertiser Isorlption Prtoe-i2 Mouth-., $1.00 PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. W. W. BALL, EDITOR. tto? for Advertising.?Ordinary Ad :tlsemonts, per square, omo inser o, >i.io; each subsequent Insertion, jtnoral reduction made for lKruo Ad rtlsementH. W.W. BALL, Proprietor. IlAUUKNS, S. ('.. I), c 7, 1807. It Is announced that a big caucus held at Columbia during Fair lek to 'Mix" a slate for Governor and fate officers for next year's campaign, lltors of super-virtuous tendencies ho commenting in lugubrious terms rer the Incident These Kdilors with irltnn instincts might as well dry up mir tears They are in the role of iticipating the millennium. It is UOunding what innocents are to be ^und all around us. "Dost think, be luse thou art virtuous, there shall be more cakes and ale?" Prepare for ('anslation. You are fit for the crystal ators and delicate atmosphere of a iror planet ?the moon, say. There )U may miss the city "boss," the jtato-fair political forecaster, the Itato House ringste...

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 December 1897

HOME AFFAIRS On lust Wednesday morning tho I.aureus Cotton Mtll was visited by a number of Northorn capitalists, who are making a tour of tho South und looking Into Southern industries. Thoy wcr<> met and shown over tho factory by President Lucas and othor proml mont citizens and were unanimous In their praises of tho manugemont and general condition of tho I.aurons Mill. In the course of a few hours their spe cial pulled out for Greonwood. The Annual Confurenco of tho M. F.. Churoh, South. Is this wcok in session at Florence. It will ho an interesting session of this groat body of Christians] Among other matters of Interest U the selection of an Editor of the Southern Christian Advoeato. Among those who will stand for tho *dace aro In cumbent Bditor Dr. J O. WPson, Row J. Walter Daniel. Row L. F. Boatv ami How G. H. Waddell. Rov. J. B . Jonos, tho popular pastor of tho Methodist church, this city, is In attondanco. Editor Walsh, of the Chronicle in a I heated contest on tho 1...

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 December 1897

OL K FAltMBltS MU9T COMBINE* I General Butler's i'hwi Ihe Price ?>f Oottou at Fair und LegitI* maio i.". im i ?-. Mr. W. T. Bradley, of Troy, S. 0., has received the following letter from Gen. M. O.Butler, which he haa sent 1 to the Columbia State for publication, ' and wo take pleasure in transferring tho lette r to our columns : Washington, d. C, .Nov. 20. My Dear Sir: I am in receipt of yours of tho 23rd instant. It is very much to he regretted that a larger number of men throughout the South do not pursue such a course as you uro adopting and contribute, if Id ever so small a uegree, io the emancipation of cotton raisers, from tho state of thral dom in which they voluntary place themselves. Inveijjhinj,' against "Wall street speculators" unil reviling i vory j man wiie handles cotton ufter it. passes | out of tho hands of (ho producer, will I not mend matter?. Tiio.se who are the loudest In their denunciations of speculators would speculate themselves if they had the opportun...

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 December 1897

?OTTON 0110WEHS IN SESSION, STEPS TAKEN TO DECREASE ACREAOK AND INCREASE PBIOE?DECLARA? TION AGAINST SPECULATION IN II TUItES?FAEMEH8 ADVISED TO RAISE FOOD PUODUCT8; The meeting of tho delegates to tho cotton groweis' convention at the Kim hall House tn Atlanta was a gathering of many notable men from several Stales. Among those high in official circles were Dr. ,1. William Stokes, member of Congress from South Carolina; Col onol 11. T. Nosbol, commissioner of agriculture of Georgia; Hon. 1. s. Cul ver, commissioner of agriculture ol Alabama, and Colonel It. .1. Uedding, superintendent of the Georgia experi ment station. The purpose ol tho meeting was to effect a permanent organization,and at noon [Ion, .1. C. Wilhorn, president oi the Cotton Growers' Association of South Carolina, and also prosidont of the State Fanners' Alliance, was elect ed temporary chairman, Mr. S. E. Watson, of Clark-ion, Tesns, tempo rary vice-president, and Mr. Richard Cheathain. editor of the Memphis Cot t...

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 December 1897

<|?e. (?etuertiser ? absorlptlon Moo la Monies, fl.DO payable in advance. W. W. BALL, EDITOR. Kates for Advertising. Ordinary Ad TertinementH, por square one inser tion, $i.oo; oaoh sni)s?< juont Insertion, 50 cents. Liberal roduetion W ado tor largo Ad rertlseuionts. W.W. ball, i'ronrielor. LAUUENS, S. C, Deo. 21, 1897. The Charleston l'ost. This independent Journal roforring to tho attitude of the ADVKRTIS?R that South Carolina has no rule that a Govoruor must nood have two terms, suggosts that Tin; ADVEKTISER op posos tho re-eleetion Of Governor Kl lorbe. lu this our contomporary mis tokos us. Wo admit that we aro to he claised, possibly among the Ish maellitos, but we are not antagonizing our Governor. When the tiold Is full, wo will take our choice. Don't set us down yet awhile as lighting Governor Ellorbo. If he shows himself stout and brave and honest, himself the Go.eruor, no trimming with tlmosorv ors und solftfoekers, wo shall he for El lerbo. The voters aro watching...

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 December 1897

HOME AFFAIRS. Married at tho rosidoneo of the bride's fathor, J. P. Miller, Thomas H, Pope '.o Miss Kate Mlllor, Dr. T. M. MoOOQDell, assisted by tho Kov. W. L. Richards, performing tho coro mony.?Greenville Nows, loth. Tho above will bo of interest to Mr. Pope's numerous relatives and friends In Laurons. Havo you seen my liberal ofTor of a solid silver thimble for only 10 cents. One to f oustomor. W. A. Johnson. Clinton Gazette Clippings. Mia* Kllcno McCaslan Is visiting relatives in La Grango, Qa. At a mooting of the College Associa tion tho Rev. W.T. Matthows.of West minister, S, 0., was elected Chaueol lor of tho Presbyterian College. He will movo to Clinton noxt week and begin work January 1st, Something useful for grandma, a pair of Cold spectacles. W. A. Johnson. President laicas in Charleston. Mr. V.\ B. Lucas, President of the Laurcns Cotton Mill, is among tho most promlnont arrivals in the city. Mr. Lucas is ono of the host known young cotton mill men in tho State. Ho went...

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 December 1897

Aud the Rigor of the Game By ROBERT BARIi. [Copyright, 1307, by tho Author.] Old Mr Buuudera went homo with bowed in nd tiud angry brow. Ho hud not known that Diek was in tho habit of coming in lato, but he had uow no doubt of tho fact. Ho himself went to bed oarly ami slept soundly, as a man ?with a good conscience is entitled to do. But the hoy's mot In r must have known tho hours he kept, yet she had said noth ing. This made the matter all tho blacker. The father felt that mother und son wore lengui d ngniuat him. Ho had beo> too lenient. Now he would go to the root of things. Tho young man would speedily olltlUge his ways or take the consequences. Thero would bo no half measures. Poor old Mrs. Sounders saw the mo ment her husband eume in that there ?was a storm brewing, and a wild fear arose in bor heart that her hoy was tho cause. The first words of tho old man Bottled the question. "What time did Richard como in last nightr" "I?I don't know," slio hesitated. "Shuffling," he...

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 December 1897

VQL- XIU _ LAURENS. S C, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1897. NQ QO AMERICAN COTTON GROWERS THE PROTECTIVE association FORM! PLAN8 TO KE?UCK THE COTTON Acic KAO K ?a OENERAL ORGANIZA TION FOR THE SOUTHERN STATES. The American Coltou Growors' Pro (COtlVO Association met on the 20tll lost., in Memphis, Tenu., ami was called to order by President Ilcctoi 1). bane, of Alle ns, Ala. Many delegates wore present, in cluding prominent planters from Ar kansas, Tennessee, Texas, Akhamu, Louisiana, Georgia and Mississippi. Immediately alter the delegates were called to order President Lane deliver ed an address in which he explained why I ho convention had been called. "Cotton today is selling at less than !i cents," he said, "and this means (bo insignificant sum of K) cents a day for the labor of the man who is distinctive ly the cotton grower. I make this statement deliberately and defy a suc cessful contradiction." Continuing Mr. Lane said: "Under prevailing cond.lions, the product of our toil is no...

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 December 1897

sa?sorlptlon Frloe?12 MoatrjB, 81.oo PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. W. W, HALL? EDITOR, Rates for Adyortlslng.?Ordinary Ad vertisements, por square, one Inser tion, 5l.0(i; each subsequent insertion, 50 cents. Liberal roduotion inado for largo Ad vertisements. W. W. BALL, Vronrlelor. LAURENS. S. C, Doc 28, 1897. HMALL POX. Onco this diBoaso was tho scourgo of tho human race. It depopulated States; it attacked Kings, princes and peasants; on land and sea it swept away its thousands. A century ago by the dimcovory of Jonnor in Eng land its powers over human lifo was cancelled; vaccination is a suro preventive; it sot froo the hu man family from this terrible scourge. There uro sporadic eases around and about us. A ease may develop in any town or neigh borhood. Not cities or towns alone may be affliotod; the coun try is not exempt. The writer woll remembers when tho negroes of a largo land owner, near Vaughauville, in this county wore attacked and there wore a dozen or so case's. The disease was ...

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 December 1897

HOME AFFAIRS. 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 good people. 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 th...

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 December 1897

g I fxx xx xx xx xv xx xx xx xx /\ xx xx It was about 4 o'clock on Christmas ovo and business W08 over as 1 olosod luy desk and rose with a weary yawn. There was little in my surroundings to remind mo of tho day, no frost Oil tho Windows, no BU0W Oil tho ground out Bitte and no sharp bracing cold in tho air The windows were ns wldo open an they could be, and tho steady swinging of the "punkah" overhead was all that! kept the room from being stitlingh hot and close, for the ollico was situated j somewhere about latitude 14 north, in tho faraway Philippine islands, where tho great, beautiful (lowers have no per- ! fume and tho wonderful birds UOVOT sing, where tho southern cross glitters over the land at night ami the great dipper is upside down and the sun nets within ?wo uiiuutoe of a quarter after 0 all tho year around. {So 1 bad before mo about two hours and a half of daylight, aial 1 was try ing to decide whether to utilize it by riding out to the tennis club ami hav ing afternoo...

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. — 4 January 1898

UNCLE SAM'S HEAVY tXPtNOlIURES, TUB OFFICIALS OK THIS two HOUSES. An Keonomlcal Policy Would Savo Millions of Dollarn and the (iovcrn moot Oontlnue um UhcI'uI uh at l'rc? sent. 8pooial to Atlanta Journal Washington, Dec. 24.?Now that the no embers of tho House and Senate aro talking so loudly of economy in public expenditures, it may bo in teresting to look over tho bill that ap propriates monoy for tho salaries, clork biro and contingent fees of tho Senators and Representatives. Itcosts U note Sam $3,954,421 a year to havo his laws made, and when we tako into consideration tho laws ho gets and especially thoso he don't get tor this enorm jus outlay, It seems liko a bad bargain. It takes $150,0110 to pay tho salary of tho Senators and $1,803,> 000 to pay members and delegates to tho House of Representatives, includ ing theSpeaker. Mileage for Senators amounts to $40,000 a year and for Re presentatives ?KIO.OUO, ami as much more for ovory extra session. This year the amount will h...

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. — 4 January 1898

Qduertiser sottsortptlon P'loe?la Months, tl.60 ""pAYABLH IN ADVANCK. W. \V. BALL, EDITOR. itstos for Advertising.- -Ordinary Ad Tertlsotnents, per square, ono Inser tion, $1.00; eaoh subsequent insertion, 50 cents. Liberal reduction inado for largo Ad vertisements. W. W. BALL, Proprietor. LAU RENS, S. C. Jan. 4, 1898. A Christmas Hop at Senator Tlll man'e "Dude Factory," the State Military Academy, at Charleston, was tho occasion of quite an intorostlng sensation and excites comment fr >tu Land's end to Land's end. The sous of Mars selected chaperones from the city dames and among tho Invltod guests was a naval cadet bolongiug to the good ship "Chase" a training ves sol at tho port of Charleston. This son of Noptume, the lord of the sea, brought with him to tho Hop Miss Charlotto Crane, a star aetross and "loading lady" of a popular troupe playing on the Charloston boards. Sho is very beaut iful ami accomplished,but bolng an actress,her proseneo gave um brage, and tho "lady pal....

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. — 4 January 1898

HOME AFFAIRS. Hon. William J. Bryan has boon elected anniversary orator of tho Eu phemlan Society of Ersklno College at Duo Wost, 8 . 0.?Oconco Nowb. Cothran McCravy, a young man from Laurens, H. 0., has, through the lnstrumontalty of Senator Tillraan, procured a position as conductor on ono of tho cable oar lines of Washing ton, D. C, at a salary of 900? month. To Our City Fathers. Within tho next throo weeks shade trees should be planted. Nothing is more condusive to health, aside from all idea of taste, than graceful oaks and elms throughout a town. If they are to be transplanted, lot the work bo done now, and let a suitable ordinance be pastiod for their protection. College Boys. Laurens youth at the South Carolina College at the December examinations make a good record as follows: Senior Class? J. W. Ferguson, Jr., Distinguished in political economy, logic, history and pedagogy; proficient in geology, his tory and philosophy. Sophomore Class? A. C. Todd?Proficient in Latin. J ....

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. — 4 January 1898

TILE OUTLOOK FOR COTTON. I PROVABLE EXTENT OF TUE CROF AND THE PROSPECTS OK SUPPLY AND DE MAND. Since Octoboi 1st the weather has beou extremely favorable for the ma luring and picking of the cotton crop. The lung delay of killing frosts enabled a fall crop to be made in the sections of the Mississippi valley whore plant ing was so greatly retarded by the OVCt flows in the spring and a fair "lop crop" to be secured in many sections wlnre in October little or no "top crop" was expected. '1 be promise of the crop is 000,000 bales bei tier than could have bcou fairly anticipated on October l?th. Ou November 12th the United StUtOS department of agiicul turo, in its llnal report on cotton tor the SCaSOllj estimated the average yield as 181.U pounds of lint cotton per acre. This yield upon tllO department's esti mated acrcnge(24,320,000 acres) would give a crop of 0,200,000 bales of 478 pounds net. Outside of the depart ment of agriculture in Washington, 1 imagine very few persons can bo ...

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. — 11 January 1898

Southern and Northern Cotta Ik A COMPARISON OF THF LABOR EMPLOYED. How tho Southern ifcnufaoturers Man ago and Treat Thoir Help Parents Insist on Their Child reu Boing Employed. Tho special correspondent of tho I Jo-ton Journal, Mr. Coolidgo, has been visiting tho cotton mills in tho South, and his letters on the labor question, iu which ho contrasts the Northern and Southern methods, havo attracted much attention in the mill cities of New England. His letter from Spar tan burg describes child labor in tho factories, and is as follows : SPAKTANUUKO, S. C , Dec. ."JO.?A Northern man visiting a Southern mill will bo Impressed particularly with two things. First, thoei'sy way in which tho operatives go about their work and their comfortable air of familiarity with the men in charge ; second, tho extent to which children are In evidence. In a Northern mill the operatives seem to bo a part of tho machinery, to ho tnoro closely identilied with wheels and tho shafting than witli tho world ...

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. — 11 January 1898

<|?e Qduertiser tadsorlptlon Price 12 Months, ?1.30 PAYABLE IN AUVANCi'. W. W. BALL. EDITOR. Rates for Advertising.?Ordinary Ad vertlnernAnts, per square, one lnser> ttont$1.00; each subsequent lusertloi , SO VAtllfl. Liberal reduction mado for largo Ad vertisements. W.W.BALL, Proprietor. LAURENS, S. C Jan. II, The Cotton U rower*. Tho low price of our Southern staple is a matter of serious concern. We sympathize with the growers of cot ton because the great body of tho peo ple of the State depend upon cotton for a decent living; and second and last because tho writer has always, (and for no short time; depended upon this staple for his necessaries and the few luxuries ho has enjoyed He is therefore heart and BOUl with the men and women who are growing it. Every Interest in the South indirectly de pends upon cotton: but the grower more than any other is vitally con cerned. The problem of the low price and J*OW to restore it to a remunera tive ligure therefore should Interest a...

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. — 11 January 1898

HOME AFFAIIt. , As to Obituaries. The mW? of this Oftloe us to the pub lioation of Obituaries, has always been that such matter in excess of ten lines was chargeable, nt the same rate us advertising?one dollar per square, space of one inch, We now extend the limit to twenty line*' All obituaries exceeding ?bis limit must be paid for at said rate. TO SUBSCRIBERS. A great many of THE Advektisku's subscribers aro in arrears,?Untuy more than usual. It is impossible for tho pa por to got along unless Its subscribers pay. During tho year we have endeavored to glvo you the worth of your monoy. /our county paper publishes news that ou can get in no other paper. The ig wookly odltlonsof duily papers published in Atlanta and other cities that you get for a low price make yoii think that the price of your county pa - per is high. Hut these big weeklies do not toll you who is on the jury in Lau rens. They do not toll you who of your frionds aro married and who aro dead. You cannot call upon the...

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. — 11 January 1898

HISTORY Ol? ROAD BUILDING. A.s ARTICLE OY INTKKKST TO ALL (ON('i;i:M'!> in TUB oooL> KOADS MOVEMENT. Tin- following brief historical view of road building lins been prepared by Secretary Wilson, of the South Cnro line Good Bonds Association, it con tains eotno facts worh reading : It is a trite remark that the roads of a country are ;.n Indox of its civiliza tion ; that tboy are the physical ?ymbol by which to measure the progress ol any age or people. "If tho community is Stagnant Iho condition of the roads will indicate Iho lad; if they have no roads Ihoy are savages." Roads are not only the Ural product of civilization, but reacting thc> become the chief factor in its advancement. Look where we will in history we llnd thai road building and piosporlly go together, that i very great people have made this om; of tho foremost industrial ques tions. "In Peru Iho Incas built groat roads, the remains of which attest their mag nificence." Humboldt in hls,4A8pcc< of Nature" s...

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. — 18 January 1898

Governor's Message to tbeLeffislature. THE DISPENSARY IS THE LEADING TOPIC. Abolition of tho Profit Foaturo Recoin inend?d?A Hundred Thousand Dol lar Deficiency?Review of State Institutions and Othor Matters of Interest Gontlomen of tho General Assembly : In this first annual message I regret that 1 cannot congratulate you and tho people of tho Stato upon tho COedlttOQ of alTairs that faces you today. Hut while wo have not had tho predicted return of prosperity, wo should recall with thankfulness tho good health, poaco and happiness we have boon per mitted to onjoy. Tho finances of tho Stato are la a vory unsatisfactory condition. During tho session of tho General Assembly, for L806, a levy of four and u hulf mill was laid to meet the current expenses of tho fiscal year beginning January 1st, 1807, and ending December ."list, 1807. Tho sum raised by this levy proved iusutlicient to meet tho ex penses, and wo have, therefore, a de ficit of $100,000 to bo provided for. By using ovory ...

Publication Title: Laurens Advertiser, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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