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E. H. AULL, EDITOR.
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Tuesday, 3iaj o, x^jlo.
AMONG THE SCHOOLS.
In order that Miss Elizabeth Hawkins,
rural supervisor of schools for
Newberry county, might score as many
* schools as possible and learn something
of their location, I took her off
her regular work to which I had assigned
her during the past several
months, for one day last week and
made a round of several schools. I
have not been able to get her in the
upper section of the county very much !
during the past several months. So on j
Wednesday of last week we decided j
to make a round of schools from Newberry
to Chappells, and make a short
visit to those that had not closed, and
take a look at some of the buildings
Mr. T. J. Davenport, who is familiar .
with the roads in that section, and
who desir-ed also to visit his place,
kindly consented to act as pilot for ,
We left Newberry about nine o'clock ]
and made a start for the Bush River 1
school, taught by Miss Culbertson. I
had the personal assurance of Mr. W. i
GL Peterson, rural mail carrier, that ;
the road out by Helena to Mr. E. P. ;
Matthews' was in fine condition. And :
that the road from Mr. Hill's place on
; the Belfast road down to the school
house was in an almost impassable
condition. Well, we got there, but
if Mr. Peterson calls that a good road
I would regret to see one that he
would say was bad. WTe finally reached
the school, and spent a short time <
with the teacher and children and then
started for Belfast. We were afraid i
to try Mr. Peterson's bad road, so
went across country back to Bu6h
River church and came into the Bel
- list road at Mr. L. W. Floyd's place. 1
Mr. Davenport insists that this cross
country road is a public road, but if
it is, fortunately, it seems that very
few people travel it and it is barely
wide enough for one'vehicle.
We passed the Tranwood school. It
is located in a fine section of the counf
ty. The houses are nicely painted and
everything bears the evidence of pros.
perity and there are numbers of hous
s in sight or eacn otner, out I am
afraid there is race suicide for we
have a very small school. If is to be
hoped that conditions will improve in
the near future.
Th.2 Belfast road has recently been
worked by Mr. Hill and is in fine
condition?better than I ever saw it,
and I have traveled it many times.
The Belfast school is a fine school
and has more children from Laurens
than from Newberry. It is taught this
year by Miss Lois Irwin. We spent
6ome time in this school. Miss Irwin
had the children give us some school
songs which they did remarkably well.
She sent some of the work -of the
children over to the Laurens county
school fair. Miss Irwin is also doing
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some nature stuay worjs., m auuiuuu
to the regular school work, and to
this end had some tadpoles in a jar to
study how the frog developed. She
said she had some frogs but th-ey be-;
came too unrly and she had to put
them out of the school. She is a very
enthusiastic and energetic teacher.
We had not intended to stop for dinner,
but Mrs. Herbert Wallace had
dinner ready and insisted that we remain,
and I am sure that we demon
strated to her that we appreciated
and enjoyed the dinner. I really do.
not know when I have enjoyed a din-1
ner more. It was just the kind of din-'
ner that I like. This is a fine section |
of Newberry county and there should)
"be somewhere- in that section a fine
rural graded school. A new school
house is badly needed.
We went from Belfast across to
Chappells and passed th>_ Dominick,
Mudlic and Vaughnville schools. Alii
these had closed.
At Chappells the school wa- ses-j
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school, taught by Misses Harper and
Felkel. My main pnrpos? in going to
Chappells was to meet the trustees
and get them to approve the plans
for the new building at this place.
This was done. We hope to let the
contract for this building on Friday
of this week. From Dominick's to
Chappells is what I presume Mr. Peterson
would call a bad road. I certainly
would. And the road from Chappells
back to Silverstreet is a worse
bad road. On this return we passed
the school at Old Town and had a I
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snort interview witu luc icai/uci. iuc |
school had just closed as we reached
it. We also passed the Silverstreet,
Dead Fall and Reagan schools, all
of winch were out for the day.
Many of the roads in this section are
a disgrace to an enlightened and civilized
people. I hate to say it, but it
is true, and I cannot see how they
manage* to bear with them. I am not
blaming any one for the condition of (
the roads, but I am just stating a
niain and unvarnished truth. The
country cannot make much progress j
in any line until something is done to
improve the condition of the roads.
On Friday I attended a meeting of j
the patrons and children of the St.
Lukes school in No. 9 township. The
purpose of this meeting was to discuss
the advisability of 1-evying a four mills
tax and establishing a rural graded
school. The school now has over a
hundred children and I do not know
o rfic+rW in the State that so much
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needs a rural graded school, and that
has all that is necessary for one except
the voting of the tax. If the tax
is voted the State will give $300 a
year and the cointy will make thej
necessary additions to the building.
Dr. G. Y. Hunter, Mr. J. A. Stoddard,
of the office of the State superintendent
of education and Dr. C. T. Wyche
were with me and all of us made short
speeches to the people trying to show
them the wisdom and advisibility of
voting tax. After the speaking a fine
picnic dinner was served and enjoyed.
This is a fine section and has the opportunity
to establish a first class
school, but in order to do so, a four
mills tax must be voted. There is no
other way. It is up to the good people
of the community to keep pace
with the rest of the country or to lag
Miss Hawkins is spending this wee^
with the Reederville school, it is ex-1
pected to have an educational meeting
and picnic in Smith's, grove near the j
school house on Saturday, May 17,1
when several schools will unite in the'
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picnic and exercises and superintendent
Aull and possibly State Superintendent
Swearingen and others will
E. H. A. |
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We are about ready to agree with j
the Greenville Piedmont that it will take
the us-e of an adding.machine to
keep up with all the candidates for
governor. And there is a full year
yet before the campaign opens.
The new brick school house at Pomaria
is nearing completion. It will
be a credit to the town and to tlie dis- |
trict when completed. The work is
being done by Mr. W. T. Livingston.
The governor is entering a new role
in the discussion of woman's appai el.
He is sure enough entering dan v to as
ground just now. Better trea.l j -vt- j
ly, governor. j
After th-e next rain would b- ine j
time to use the split log dr&g 01 the ;
Gov. Blease fails tf^ mention tli- aso
of Vaughn, the former superintendent!
of th-e Odd Fellows Orphanage, w ose :
case is held up on appeal on a te* mi-1
cality. If there ever was a hon ole'
crime in the annals of the State it /as
the one committed by Vaughn, - d j
we understand he admits it.
We cannot conceive of any xrvolting
or horrible crime thai
of 'hich Vaughn stands convio. i
News of Excelsior.
iizcelsior, May 5.?We are dry in
this section and needing rain badly.
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The u25" *
Cars Will Do Pei
No More For Fe
THREE GREAT CARS?
(All cars completely equipped
f. o. b. Detroit.)
the grain crop considerably.
The farmers have about finished
planting cotton and waiting for rain
to finish planting corn.
Mr. Herman Werts and family spent
Tuesday with his sister, Mrs. J. B.
Bedenhaugh at Pomaria.
Garden vegetation is needing rain
badly. Cool weather injured the
The young folks enjoVed a tacky
party at Mr. Berry Hartman's home on
Mr. J. P. Kinard, of Bachman Chapel
section, wishes to return thanks to
his friends and neighbors for their
kindness in gathering at his home last
Thursday morning and planting his 1
crop. Mr. Kinard's wife has been verysick
for some time .and h-e has not been
able to see after his farm. It was a
pleasant surprise to Mr. 'Kinard and
he appreciates their kindness yery
Mrs. L. S. Shealy, of Little Mountain,
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has been spending a lew aays wua
her mother, Mrs. J. C. Cook.
Some few of our people have been
going down to Parr Shoals to view the
works going on there.
Mrs. J. M. Schumpert will leave the
'" tter part of this w^ek to spend sev%
a! days with her son, Prof. Perry
umnert.i Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cook spent Sat-,
Mrday and Sunday -with relatives in
Mr. B. B. Cook, of Anderson, has
been visitine: hip father, Mr. J. B.
Mr. Magnus Kiblsr and Miss Nmb&J
re You Inv
he $885 Si
?AV*? you ever asked yours
* could want in an automob
idebaker "25" gives you?
Run over your mind the r<
'?readiness for any trio, m
sy riding qualities, power,
momy?and notice how porfe:
E" fulfills your mental picture
Yet $885 buys this car, com
ir top to extra rim.
To find the equal of the '
rformance you must go far
w cars Hi any price possess i/rj
5 iong stroke "25" motor, anc
If you are seeking a car o
rich every detail satisfies th
rich weight is replaced by li;
rintenance costs are low,?if 3
,000 would about purchase su<
r to you "Less than that" and
look over the $88-5 Studebake:
Mae Cook spent Sunday with Miss
Eunice. Alewine in Fairview section.
Miss Rosalee Wheeler, teacher of
the Fountain Inn school, has given vacation
and returned home Friday.
Mr. J. M. Cook, of Montgomery, Ala.,
came in on Saturday to see his mother,
Mrs. J. C. Cook, who has been quite
ill for the past week.
Messrs. J. M. Singley and J. H. Singley
have been in Columbia a few days
going down to see their brother. Mr.
Lee Singley, who is still very sick.
Excelsior school wiil close Friday
next. The closing ex-ercises will be |
hplri nn Friday night consisting of!
speaking by some of the pupils. Come i
out and enjoy the evening.
Some few of our people attended service
at St. Paul's church on Sunday.
The school board of Rock Hill has
+>,0. nnnfraot. for drawing!
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plans for the new $30,000 school build- j
ing to be erected in that city. The j
award went to a firm in Charlotte. The
work of building will probably start
NOTICE OF ELECTION IN McCOLLOUGH
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 5.
Whereas, one-third of the resident
electors and a like proportion of the
resident freeholders of the age of!
twerty-one years, of McColIough
School District No. 5, of the County of
Newberry, State of South Carolina,
have filed a petition with the County
Board of Education of Newberry County.
South Carolina, petitioning "and re-.
questing that an election oe heiu m
;elf what more you
>ile than the $885 .
jquisites of a fine
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;tly the Studebaker Ac.
plete from silk mo- stu
"25" in design and ste
up the price scale. mel
ie responsiveness of Def
[ none is more easily sil1
f moderate size, in Ful
e most exacting, in
ghtness, and where
/ou have an idea that
:h a car, we would
. strongly urge you
r "25." 1
Wanted: All the IV
. Anne O
Can sell you a line of dg
ettes that hold your trac
right and the quality gu;
best 2- for-5c cigar in the
We are also agents for
dry and the Greenwood
said School District on the question j
of levying a special annual tax of two
mills to be collected on the property
located in the said School District.
Now, therefore, the undersigned, J
composing the County Board of Edu- I
cation for Newberry County, South I
Carolina, do hereby order the Board
of Trustees of the McCollough School
District No. 5 to hold an election on
the said question of levying a two mill
tax to be collected on the property lo-1
cated in the said School, which said j
election shall TTe held at McCollougL 1
Schoolhouse, in the said School District
No. 5 on Wednesday, May 21,
at which said election the polls shall
be opened at 7 A. aiid closed at 4
P. M. The members of the Board of *
Trustees of said School District shall
re-Passengers, Four J
linders, Long Stroke,
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-inch Bore x 5-inch
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itylene Pi icier
nountable Rims '
debater Jiffy Curtains
wart & Clark Speedo- ^
l Mohair Top
11 Elliptic Springs
llSet of Tools
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lerchants to know
>. Ruff & Co
ars, tobaccos and cigarle.
The price will be
aranteed to sell. The *
State sold by us.
Laurens Steam LaunBakery.
act as managers of said election. Only
such electors as reside in said School
District and return real or personal
property for taxation, and who exhibit
their tax receipts and registration
certificates as required in general
elections, shall be allowed to voteElectors
favoring the levy of such tax
shall cast ballot containing the word
" oa" -written nr nrinted thereon, and
each elector opposed to such levy shall^|
cast a ballot containing the word "no's
written or printed thereon.
Given under our hands and seal onH
May 3, 1913.
E. H. Aull,
J. S. Wheeler, S
g. J. Derrick.
County Board df Education fof Net- a
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