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Closing Exercises Were Fine
Kollock May 11 th : ( )n lust Fri
day evening Muy 8th a largo aud
ience slathered at tho Kollock
school house to hear tho closing
exercises of the school.
Miss Nolle Wilks, tho efficient
teacher, had an excellent program
Arranged for tho evening which
was carried out nicely by tho pup
Is and was a recommendation of
ber work there this year. .
Mr and Mrs E 1> Gr int and Mr
Luther Rice furnished delightful
anisic. Mr Grrht and Mr Rice
Accompanied Mrs Grant with viol
Owing to tho fart that Mr J 1*
l.?ibson was preparing lo leave
vi th lu?s daughter Monday for liol
Springs Ark. he could not be pic
silt to givo tho closing address. Our
Uounty Superintendent Fasterlihg
vas present and made an earn
est educational talk which was en
joyed by tho audience.
Messrs W B Pegues, Franklin
Quick and Tl) Lash I ey lite the
district trustees and together with
'?ho patrons take great pride and
interest in making their school
meet tho demands, necessary for
tlic education of thc numerous
bright boys aral girls,of that school.
Theirs is a result a resp?n
libility. Upon the plans and
idea-- ol' our district trustees as
carried out in the shoots of each
district, largely depends the future
welfare of these boys and girls.
Tho Kollock school building is
beautifully located, with ample
play grounds almost perfectly
(ovid with a steep slope on the cast
lo at iii" fool ol' which is a How
? spring that alfords waler as
?ar as crystal.
The following is a program of
e exercises as arranged by Miss
Miss Edith helps things along,
rho best Sewing machine, Bryant
Colic, Luther Quick.
Mrs Cross and lured girl,"
Delia Crouch, I lanie Smith.
'Motion song" dy ton girls
"'Thc District school Teacher"
M u si c.
"The man who has all dis
eases at once" Fut her Quick.
"Tho May Girls Drill Vacation
T'ane" Adrian Britt.
"Tho swallow" lOthcl Colic,
Little Sisters, 8 little girls
_ "Spring" Katie Mays.
Dialogue, 7 girls and boys.
The Blacksmiths, Adrian Britt,
Geo Lashlcy, Llaphen Quick,'Colen
Driggers, Bradford Quick, Cecil
"Maud Muller" Annie Smith.
Dixie Music, duo Maynard,
"Little Rosie Girls" Ten little
Col Knox Livingston of Bennett
wilie has been in the city for
several days having buisuess in
the supreme court but left this
morning for Greenville to visit his
laughter, Mrs II ,1 Hainsworth
Of that city. Col Livingston is
an able and consistent Democrat
ind his friends will probably pre
sent his name to thc ensuing con
tention for nomination of presid
ential eletor at large- The State
Stop that tickling cough! Dr.
Snoop's Cough Cure will sundy
stop it, and with perfect safety. It
is SO thoroughly harmless, that
Dr. Shoop tells mothers to use
nothing oise even with s cry young
babios. The wholesome green
leaves and tender stems of a lung
Healing mountainous shrub fur
nish thc curative properties to Dr.
Shoop's Cough Cure It calms thc
COUgh, and heals the sensitive
bronchial membranes. No opium,
110 chloroform, nothing harsh used
lo injure or suppress. Demand
Dr. Shoop's. Take no other. J, T.
CLIO NEWS NOTES
Personal and local Items of In
Olio, May ll:--Tho sale of lots
by tlie Penny Brothers of Greens
boro, N. C., on tho afternoon ol'
tin1 Bill broil* lit together several
hundred people and nearly 100 lots
were sold at unction bringing; from
$01.00 to $175,00 according to loca
tion ol' lots ail ni' which lie in west
(.Tm, a pai l ol' thc real estate lands
of Dr, O. S. IO vims who is show
ing tip as a first class hustler.
The crowd bogan to eather at th?'
Clio cross, at 12.30 where tho lino
Rockingham band of native .youno
men enlivened the limes by sovcr
al selections ol' well rendered
music. Thc yoting men compos-l
in.o? tiie band were Manager Wal
ter Hogan, IC. NV. Stogner, li, L.
McDonald, James iYates, Julian
Fry, .lames MeKen/.ie, A tl loy
Oroncli, dames Thomas, li. F.
Thomas and ?John Biirkman. The
music was greatly enjoyed, by our
music loving people. Mr, .1. ().
Breeden drew tho tree lol. adding
an other link to the chain connect
ing the two towns together.
The closing exercises of tho Clio
graded school on Wednesday nigh!
were cl ?a tact cribed by n scholarly
address by Kev. ,1. J, Douglass
whose dbuts are always practical
and instructivo, and are recieved
with hearty appreciation as is
show n by tho applause- that fol
lows. The .Misses Myrtle hoy
and Sue Cottinghanl distinguished
themselves by entertaining recita
lions.. The following certificates
und medals were given. The
Misses Pauline Kdcns, Bessie
Covington, Bilby Bennett and
Walser Kdens recieved certificates
inning finished the grade. Miss
Connie Hubbard rccicvod ii prize
l'or highest average in class room
studies. Miss Katie McLaurin re
eioyed H pro/n for hioliosi nombro*
tor hean marks in spelling. A
prize was ollercd for tho best or
iginal story and out ol' live com
potitors tho prize?was given No.
?1 which proved tO bc Miss Bessie
Dr. B. K. McLeod Uptight tlu>
automobile sold on Friday at ihe
land sales by auction a< thc prop
erty of Mr. li. L. Bennett,
The line school at Illll'lnony :i
Cadcmy, taught by Misse-, Louise
Cook and M'vry 1 lamer, lias closed
aller a bountiful dinner on Friday.
The fruits of tito late revival aro
being gathered into tho iii fieront
eluielies, tho Methodist church ie
cieved seventy one, thc Baptist
church three and the Presbyterian
Miss Mary Medlin of Bennetts 1
ville is visiting relatives in town I
and appeared with the audience
that filled tho Baptist church on
Sunday night to enjoy one of Kev.
J. J, Douglas's line sermons.
Cold nights and nouerai cold
weather for tho past few days is
holding the young cotton and
other tender vegetation back, and
makes us hold on to our winter un
It is sad to have to attend the
burial service of a fallen comrade
when so few of Us are left to fol
low others to the grave as we fall
in the onward mandi of time. Fli
jah feaster ling, my old school mate
and comrade of the Confederate
war was laid in the grave after a
us* il and long lifo spent near the
plaoO of his birth, and the. church
of his fathers at old Beverdam,
where he is buried and where he
held his membership for so many
years, fie boro his part manfully
as a soldier, leaving ho stain upon
his character as soldier, church man
or ci ti/an. lie always showed a
deep interest in tho welfare of the
Veterans until called up to take
his place in the hosts of Heaven.
A special mooting of the \\ (>
W will beheld next Tuesday May
10th in the Mall on Broad St. livery
member is urged to attend as
special bllisnoss is to come before
In Et?iJ by Mrs. Peters-Discover
cred in Time
Lust Thursday morning, while
Mrs. \\\ II. Peters was preparing
sonic eggs for cooking,-she noticed
a tiny bolo rn thc shell ol' one ol'
ibo eggs. She broke the egg in a
sep?rale vessel and examined it
closely. She found some little
while specks on the inside.
She kept the egg in this con
dition, and showed it lo her hus
band. Mr. Peters is a pharmacist
and a member ol' tia* Marlboro
Drug Company. Ile tested tho
white powder and found it to bo
strychnine. There was enough ol'
il in tin4 ogg lo kill several people.
Mrs. Peters bought the egg,
with others, from the grocery
store of H. D. Hogers and Uro.
She asks them to sase fresh, coun
try eggs foi* her, and they were
brought to the store from thc coun
try. The .Messrs Rogers have no
idea where this particular egg
came from, however, as they had
been buying (>"'gs from Various
and sundry persons who brought
them to tl"' -'tori'.
lt is not believed that the
strychnine was put in the egg for
thc purpose of harming ahybo ly,
or that the person who brought it
to town knew thal it. contained
The most plausible theory is
that somebody put tho strychnine
in thc egg to kill a suck-egg dog,
and then forgot about, or else
some other member of thc family
gathered il up with others andi
brought it to town.
Another theory is that some
body had been missing eggs amii
put ?mi lin? strychnine for what
ever was taking them; and that
lb egg was stolen and brought lo
town and sold.
The Messrs Rogers are ol' course
entirely innocent in the matter.
egg had fallen into tho hands of
sonic careless servant it would
probably have resulted in the
death ol' one or more members of
Valued Same as Gold.
I'.. ?;. stewart; a merchant ol' Cedar
View', Miss.,-Says: "I tell my custoih
ers when th? j buy a box ot Dr. King's
New I.ile Pills tlicy. g(?| the Worth ot'
that much gold in weight, il' indicted
with constipation, malaria Or bilious
ness." Kidd under guarantee at
Douglas ami llreedon's drug store. ?
ROBBERY AT TATUM
A Quantity of Booze And a Watch
Tho depot at 'latum was (Mitered
Friday night and 10 gallons of
liquor and a crate of beer was tak
en. The store of II. II. Stanton
was also visited and a $25 watch
There is no clue to thc author
of the deed. It is stated that a
suspicious character was seen loaf
ing around Tatum last week. Ho
is described as being of medium
bight, red faced, ami was wearing
The police hore aro on the look
out but so far no arrests have
There is n Pink Pain Tablet made by
Dr. Shoop, thai will positively stop any
pain, anywhere in 20 admites. Dun;
gists everywhere si ll them as Drjt?hoop's
Headache'tablets, but they stop other
pains as easily as headache. Dr.
Shoop's Pink Pain Tablets simply coax
blond pressure away from pain centers
that is all, Pain comes hom blood pi as
sure congestion, .stop that pressur?
willi Dr, Shoop s Headache Tablets and
pain is instantly gone, 20 Tablet 25c,
Jno. T. Douglas;
A Californian's Luck.
"Tho luckiest day of my life was
when I bought a box ol' Bucklcn's Ar
nica Salve:" writes ('burles d', Bud
iihn, ol' Tracy, California. '-Two 2oo
boxes cured mo of an annoying case ot
Itching piles, which had troubled mu
for years and that yielded to no other
treatment." Sold under guarantee
at Douglas and Ureoden's drug store.
THE METHODIST REVIVAL
Twenty One Joined the Church
Much good Results.
Tho series of services esme to a
close at tho Methodist Church Sun
day night. Tho services bogan on
tho preceding Sunday and there
was a sermon ouch dav and night.
The pastor, the Kev R F Turnip
seed, did all lix? preaching. Good
sermons were heard each (.lay and
j.o al crowds attended every
Asa result of the meeting 21
connected wi til tho Church. Much
interest was aroused and g?*eat
(hi Sunday morning Mr NV A Mind
1er was received into membership
( )n Sunday night Twenty were
admitted into membership by pro
fession of laith. The following
were the ones received'- diluter
Weatherly. .Mary K McKlweo,
Kulinc Miller. Frank R rtllcrbc,
Mary S Sparks. William W Pate.
Jr, Rachel S bouchier, Thos VV
Bouchier; Christino F Mitchell,
Thelma Rowe, Josephine Baldwin.
Anyce V Baldwin. ,1 Marie Wal -
leis. Salin? MeC Kdcns, Annie
Lilian Crosland, and Emerson M
Thompson, Leslie S Thompson,
ICdward C lirecdeen, Victor B
John, and Herbert ti Townsend.
Tho Baptist and Presbyterian
Churches dispensed with their ser
vices Sunday night and joined
willi the Methodists The House
was crowded and Mr Turnipscod
preached an excellent and instruc
Elijah Easterlinjj Dead.
( hi Saturday hight ?asl at I I ?30,
deal h claimed Elijah Easterling, a
venerable citizen of the Tainui
section, after several weeks ill
The funeral services wore con
ducted bv Kev li H Cns Ford of Ma
.?II easier ung was a ie lui an ol
tho civil war, and was Tn years ol'
age. He is survived by his wife
and six children, Kev F. P East
crling, Mrs K ,1 Easterling, and
Misses Kinma, Annie, Lizzie and
Ula. They were all with bim when
lie died- Mi?s Ida. who leaches at
Connie Maxwell orphanage, ( ? reen -
wood, reached home about an
hour before tllC death of bei"
1 ii tho death of Mr Fasterling,
Marlboro has h>st a good, true and
of Revolutionary Patriots, The
DAR. Want Information.
There have boo throe rcsponccs
to our first request and wo feel
sure that other graves of Revo
lutionary soldiers can be identified.
We again ask friends of the cause
and descendants of Revolutionary
Patriots to assist with this work,
so as to obtain markers for the
graves at an early dato. Please
help us to locate any "historic
spots", also it will bo seen by re
ferring to tho published lists that
a large number of Marlboro wom
en aro eligible to membership in
I). A. li. and it is desired that
other names be added to tho roll
of Pee Doc chapter. We publish
another list and if any names have
boon omitted, please lot thom bo
sent to us.
Those names aro found in
Greeg's History, "on tho rollM:
George (morry, lid ward Crosland,
Joseph Dobbs, John Donaldson,
Benjamin Rogers, John Wilson.
The Thomas History of ?Marl
boro county mentions many of the
namos found in Greeg's History
with thc4 following additionad
ones: William Adams, William
Bennett, John Bridges. .John Cov
ington, John Parker, Baron de
Poolintz, Thomas Quick, Harry
Sparks, John Stubbs, William
Stubbs, Nathan Sweat.
For tho Daughters of American
M. F. McLaurin,
Historian Pee Dec Chapter.
The Marlboro Democrat
r "WO THOU, ?KWAT LIBERTY, INSPIRE OUR SOULS ANO MAKES OUR LIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OK OUK DEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY CAUSH."
VOL XXXIIf_BENNETTS VILLE. 8. C., FRIDAY, MAY 15. 1008 NoT??
Winthrop College Scholarship
and Entrance Examination.
Th? examination for tho award of
vacant Scholarships In Winthrop Col
lege and for tlic admission of new
students will be held at tho County
Court House on Friday, .July ll at o A
M. Applicants must bo not Jess than
Hf teen years of ago. When Scholar
ships are vacant after July .'J they
will be awarded to those making thc
highest average at this examination,
provided they meet the conditions
governing the award. Applicants for
Scholarships Should write to Pr?sident
Johnson before the examination for
Scholarship examination blanks.
Scholarships are worth $100 and
freo tuition. The next session will
open September 10 1008. For further
information and catalogue, address
Pres I) ll Johnson, Kock lilli, S C
ls 20 A I) V
(trippe is swooping tho country.
Stop it with Prcvontics, before it A
gets deeply seated. To chock early I
colds with these, little Cami. - Cold
Curo, Tablets is surely sensible and
safe. Prcvontics contain no opii
ninc, no laxative, nothing harsh
or sickening. Pneumonia would
never appear i I* carly colds were
promptly broken. Also good for
feverish children. Largo box, 18
tablets, 25 cents. Yost pocket
boxes ? cents. Sold by J, T.
- *m> ?
Tired nerves with that "no ambition"
feeling thal is commonly lek in spring
or carly summer, can bc easily and
quickly altered by bikinis what is known
lo druggists everywhere as Dr, Sheep's
Restorative. One will absolutely note a
changed feeling within 48 hours after
beginning to lake the Restorative,, The
bowels get sluggish in the winter-time,
circulation often slows up, the kidneys
are inactive, and even the Heart ill many
cases grows decidedly weaker. Dr.
Shoop' . Restorative is recognized every
where as a genuine louie [Q these vital
orean:. It build.-, up ami strengthens
thc worn-out weakened nervi s; it sharp
ens the failings appetite, and universal
ly aids digestion. Ii always quickly
brings renewed strength, life, vigor,
and ambition, Try it and be convinced.
J no. T. I louglas.
Weak wemen should read my "Hoi
is entirely free, Write Dr Slioop, RH,
?ne, Wis. The Night Cure is sold by
Jlio, T Douglas,
~ THE CAROLINA
Hail Insurance Company
Was organized in 1906 and in two years *f its
existence it has paid out to its policy holders in
thc State of South Carolina alone the enormous
sum of one hundred thousand dollars 100 OOO.
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH
Fit/. Hugh McMaster
Columbia, SC, April, 21, 1908.
Carolina Hail Insurance Co,
Hon \V J Montgomery, President,
Marion, S C.
I beg to acknowledge receipt of your license
fcc S tu. no, nnd securities, of tile par value o? Jip,00.00,
ia compliance with the act requiring tin* deposit of
Ten Thousand Dollars with me as Insurance Commis
Your Company haying tims complied with
the laws of lite State of Souoth Carolina, 1 hand you
herewith receipt for the license fee, and a certificate
of license to do business in South Carolina.
(Signed) V II McMaster,
Carolina Hail Insurance Co, Marion, S C.
Your settlement with mc for losses covered by
bail is entirely satisfactory, and prompt and just re
mittance of the amount claimed by me, leads me to
believe that your corporation is composed of soma
of the very best business men of our state. I am
carying an increase insurance in your company this
L TOM PARKER.
RATES: 81000 INSURANCE FOR $35.00,
Don't put this very important matter off, but
see our Agent and insure at once. Tomorrow may
be too late.
C, M. JONES, Agent.