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at a social function, we can
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garment perfectly fit for wear.
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a cull kuowlege of this most
important stage of the dry
';'..;aning process, and can al
most guarantee the satisfactory
removal of any stain.
There are some stains and
some fabrics, however, upon
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these uncommon exceptions you
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buggies and wagons; als
hand buggies and wagor
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o ANDERSON COLLEGE o
Examination week is over, and the
students have settled down earnest
ly to their work. A very good show
ing was iu:id(, by most of the sluti
ents on tiiese mid-term tests, wiiicn
closed on Saturday.
After the week of close applica
tion. th0 students particularly ap
preciated the holiday piven Tuesday
in honor of (Jen. I . 10. Lee's birthday.
Very appropriate exercises were held
hi the college auditorium at 10 a. in.
These were attended by the students
and faculty and some friends from
town. Dr. Kiuurd and Mr. Faithful
made v|tv Interesting talks on Gen.
Lei while there were several songs
and a reading by others of the schq?!.
The students and faculty entertain
ed informally. Tuesday afternoon in
honor of Miss Murray .,r the faculty
who Is retiring to he married on the
evening of January 2Xth. Little Miss
Nclle - Klnard. daintily dreswed as a
miniature bride, made the presenta
tion of the collection of miscellaneous
constituting the shower. The gifts
were accompanied by original verses,
which were read a? the gifts were
opened, and added to merriment of
the occasion which would otherwise
nave been more or less sad. as ?t
marked the severing of ties never to o0
renewed. Delicate refreshments were
served later in the afternoon.
Miss Anna Trlbble has moved into
the dormitories for the remainder
of the session. She Is warmly wel
The college 1b very fortunate In
having no serious cases of illness
during this period of pneumonia and
All are looking forward to tne
great lecture "Acres of Diamonds"
by Dr. Russell Conwell at the college
on Tuesday evening. January 26th.
The lvccum commmitltee is to be con
gratulated on this splendid choice of
Dr. and Mrs. Kinard pave a most
delightful At Home Saturday evening
honoring Miss Murray, the college
bride-elect. The members of the ra
culty, the local board of trustees
nnd their wiVoB, Dr. and Mrs. Vines.
Mrs. Murray, Dr. and Mrs. W?hlte,
and Rev. Dr. Spllman were the guet>t:j
Invited to meet Miss Murray. Dr. and
Mrs. Kinard are delightful hosts and
to be invited to their hospitable home
is to be insured of great pleasure.
During the evening a group of ladlen
_ from the faculty enacted several
? charades which created a bit of ad
ded merriment. Three courses of the
most delicious refreshments were
served by the members of the senior
class at the college assisted by Miss
es Lavlnia Kinard and Lafayette
Johnson. ' Miss Murray was very
lovely In a pretty gown or rose Bilk
fOf BACKACHE KIDNEYS AND QLADDF
to exchange that mule for
the most to you. We will
t week, so act quick. Of
le unsound stock. They
We have a nice line of
o a lot of good second
is that we will sell cheap.
own harness1 and this <?e
a skilled workman, with
work, we guarantee satis
>cJ?t?* tor twMty-thm* rme*. vrfJMfffjttilr
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TOWNVILLE, Jan. 'Si.?The meet
ng i>f the School Improvement Asso
ciation wbh called oft* for Frlduy af
ternoon. A number of patrons who
lid not know of this fact came to at
:cnd the meeting.
Misses Nina Farmer, Winnie
LJrubbs, Mank Karle and Florryo
Dunlay and Frank Marette stood
teachers examination lu Anderson
The students are becoming inter
ested in the various athletic events
scheduled to be held in Anderson
next spring. The declamation con
tests in both Anderson and Oconec
counties will have representatives
from this school if all plans are car
The new library books recently or
dered have arrived. On Friday after
noon only a few out of the whole lot
were left In the library as so many
students asked for books to read.
This new lot of books was selected
by the teachers with the aid of Miss
Maggie Oarlington. Everybody is de
lighted with their selection. With this
handsome addition, the library is one
of the best school libraries In the
Mrs. S .A. Widetnan, Mrs. L. S.
Boleman, Misses Llllie Galaway, Alice j
Smith. Uratha Whitfleld, Elizabeth \
Wldeman and MeBsra. Billy and Sam j
Wideman were visitors at school this
Misses Carrie Stewart and Euna
Stevenson who have been on the sick
list are at their regular duties again.
Miss Eula Thrasher, who was se
verely injured on the play ground re
cently is improving rapidly so. tho
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The enrollment of or.r school is
?reatly enlarged Blnce Christmas; aud
many have taken up their work for
the new year wjtb greater enthusiasm
and endeavor to duplicate the record
of the splendid work done during the
Miss Garlington has not yet visited
our school, but we hope to have her
with ub in the near future.
One of our high school pupils has
bad a call to Georgia recently to All
a vacancy as teacher. Our very , best
wishes for success go with him.,,,
We ure sorry that Borne of our 'pu
pils have had to absent the in selves.
We were glad to have Messrs. Brock
and Mullikln, trustees, visit our school
o ERSKINE COLLEGE o
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In one of the fastest games of bas
ketball seen here this season Ersklne
defeated the Presbyterian College of
South Carolina by a score of 18 to 12
on last Saturday afternoon. Both
?e?ii?? iilayeu good ball and fought
hard. Tho first half wan characteriz
ed by the excellent guarding, of both
teams, the half ending with the score
4 to 3 in the Presbyterian's favor1. lb
I the first part of the last half Ers
M*3 \.auic intvi, mvu luv uiu v...?.'
speed and rushed the visitors off their
feet, piling up a good lead which the
Presbyterians were unable to over
come. Ersktne's team work was! the
prominent feature of the game. The
next local game scheduled is with
the Bailey Military Institute on Feb
The semi-annual celebration of the
Phllomathean Literary Society will
be held In the Ersklne auditorium
next Friday evening, January 29.
Dr. Moffatt will attend the meet
ing of the South Carolina College
pr?sidents In Columbia this week.
At a recent meeting of the studont
body resolutions were passed endors
ing State-wide prohibition. This
movement has also been endorsed by
th? students ! of Furman University
and the. University of South Carolina
The second term will begin Febru
ary 1. There will be no break In the
. Dr. J.' I. McCain, professor of Eng'
?Bh literature, addressed the meetlDf
of the Abbeville CoUnty teachers al
Abbeville on last ; Saturday.
Coach La Motte has returned to hit
home; Columbia,- after a season -' o
very efficient coaching of tl e - Era
Uine baBketball team. The speed am
team: work that ho has put Into tin
sound speaks well for his reputation
On 1 ast Sabbath evening' Preslden
R. L. P.bblnson of the Woman's Col
lege addressed th? Rraklne Y. M. ?
A. on the subject. "Spiritual Short
fal^htedriess.'* Dr. Robinson Is a ver;
effective speaker and was heard witl
much interest. '
HOW TO ?tiPtf A LA GRIPP!
"Coughs that hang on" rinm'ant
treatment. Stop and think! Reasoi
and common 'sense 'tell you that It I
follv to "grin,and-bear It." Th??*
racking la grippe coughs that wrertcl
the body;, add - cause . soreness am
nain%r In tho lungs yhW:,w?re qulckl:
to/Foley'fl Honey;***'* ""?if than- to an'
other'treatment. F?>rt.v yeara' rconri
of11 succ?s?^ '.'proves , this. Fp
coughs, entde, eroup and ~c.tn.er dis
tre?*tor ailments ,. 'of .throat, chesl
luutfk larynx aud bronchin i tubes, yoi
can P?d nothing that will compar
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o LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL o
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Our school is getting down to real
work since the holidays, and faculty
and students are working together
to make this a year of progress. We
have found out that there Is no royal
road to learning, and have decided
that u is necessary to "burn the mid
night oil" if we expect to become
The literary society was very go i
Friday afternoon. The following p
gram was rendered:
Debate?Resolved : That the war in
Europe lias not been a disadvantage
to the United States. Affirmative
Clara Welborn and Hutu Martin; Ne
gative: Grace Martin and Alvo Clork
The Life of Caesar?Cecvil Cope
Original Story?Madeline Smith.
Vocal Duet?Louise Martin and
The visitors were Mrs. D. M. Craig,
Mr. Jim Welborn, Mr. Raymond Mllli
kin, and Mr Grady Harris. We ap
preciated Mr. Harris' complimentary
remarks about our society, and some
of the girls are "wondering when
he'll be coming back again."
MIfh Madeline Smith's "Original
Story" was exceptionally good, and
everybody enjoyed the declamation by
j Ernest Hicks.
I Besides the new Standard Encyclo
I uedia, twenty-six books have been
added to the library. Miss Edyetb
Hutchinson is the llbarlan. Each of
the 10th grade pupils has to read and
outline one book every two weeks.
Mr. Rothrock visited the school
Friday morning and made an interest
ing- talk on agriculture. He told us
abou the composition of the soil and
what was neceBBary for growing cot
ton and other crops. He said that our
plot of ground, was doing about the
best of any in the county.
Miss Blackman has a new stove In
her room. All of her pupils Beem to be
very much' delighted with it. Prof.
Juynse would have been glad if Mr.
Robbins had brought him only an el
Miss Cooner is happy. She has been
wanting a sand box for the primary
room. Mr. D. W. Craig furnished the
lumber and our good friend, Mr. '
Marshall Smith! the coatractor of
Sandy Springs made It free of charge.
Miss Cooner is how wondering who
will haul a load of nice white sand
to fill it.
MIbs Broyles and Cooner dined at
Mr.'Ches. Ducworth's Sunday.
" Mr. Oscar Harris bos moved, near
the school houhe. We are expecting
Guy to re-enter his class-next week.
The whole school is lonesome
without the cheery and helpful vis
its of'Mrs. J. G. Ducworth. We hope
that she will soon be able to return
from the sanltarlam.
Everybody is looking forward to
he entertainment to be given at the
schoolhouse within the next -few
weeks. Mr. Jim Welborn 1b arranging
an attractive program. i/JOk out for
Th? Lebanomhoyp played their first
game of baBket ball Friday after
noon. Though tliey were defeated to
the tune of 29 to 5, they played good
ball. When they i<et as much practice
and training as the A. H. S. boys the
tune will change.
Those who went from Lebonon to
see the game were: Mr. J. D. Wel
bon, Mr. Frank BrCazeale. Mr. Car
roll Ducworth and others. All re
ported a good time and enjoyed the
game very much. "
The u--xt game wli! be o.\ Lebonon s
ourt and then we wii? expect as
strong support of patrons and frlendB,
w?o \yill j?ge our boye onto victory.
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CLEVELAND SCHOOL o
The school work at. this place is
moving along nicely; Our enrollment
at first was very small, but at present
We- have fifty-two. Notwithstanding
the bad weather, our attendance for
tho past month has been the best since
schoql opened. This is so encouraging
to the teacher, for it is proof that bv>th
parents und pupils are interested in
our sc! ool work.
Miss M. Gariihgton spent- Friday
with us. After hearing her talk on the
need of an education, we expect tc
make better use- of -our time:' As our
teacher tells us there Is always r?um
for Improvement, we realize it is: thai
way with us.
Our improvement association. me1
Jan. 22. which was-the first meeting
of'the7 year". A very good number were
present, which' was'also encouraging
Miss' Garllngton was present and dis
cussed several things in the lino ol
Improving bur school building 'ant
"Wp expect to get busy at once anc
try to improve both, especially th?
"' ?aast *lres on Bridegroom.
San Antonio; Tex.. Jan. 25-^
Felipe and' Manuel Martinez wert
killed and three other persons ser
Vonsly wounded when n guest "at i
wsdding ceremony in Eagle Pass
Tex.', last night ' fired on tha bride
groom, a brother of the men killed
Charles Calvarez. a former friend h
the bride, who Is charged with th<
shooting, escaped by swimming to th<
Mexican side of the Pio. Grande. Th<
bridegroom wan not, hiut.
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o HONEA PATH SCHOOL o
Our basket'ball team suffered an
other defeat Friday afternoon, this
game being played at Anderson, how
ever, with that high school team. The
score waH 28 to 16. Hut this is not the
last chance, and we feel sure that the
next time the opposing teams meet
that Honca Path will Ik- the "conquer
We are glad to state that our school
was able to send quite a nice box of
provisions, which shall no Bhlppeu
with numerous other boxes from the
various schools over the State to tue
poor, starving Belgians. The -children
Joined in with very willing hearts and
hands, thus making the box seem iar
ger than It otherwise would have been.
MiSHes Helen Blackmail ana L,e;a
Edwards, fifth and fourth graue
teachers, entertained the remaining
graded school teachers Saturday after
noon at :i o'clock, at the home of Miss
The high school literary society will
hold their public meeting Friday, Jan
uary 29th, at S jj. m. Following is tne
entire program which shall be ren
1. Roll Call with Quotations.
2. Solo?Frances McKenzie.
3. Recitation?Dewlee French.
4. Debate?Resolved: That Moving
Pictures are More Beneficial than
Affirmative. Jeanette Dotworthy,
Eugene Wright, Olin Rice.
Negative Marie Gaines, Jessie
French, Lav>-rence Medlocn.
5. Piano Solo? Frances Shirley.
66. Declamation? Frank Wiles.
7. Jokes?Inez Brock.
8.?Original Story ? Marguerite
9. Declamation?Charles Cannon.
10. Jokes?Ansel Pinson. -
11. Song?Six Girls.
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The Improvement Association met
last Friday afternoon. A large crowd
was present, and several new mem
bers were added. At this meeting it
was decided that a-play would be
given by the association some" time
in February. The money made will
be used to beautify the grounds. The
new books for our library' arrived
last week and add much to our li
Miss Maggie Garllngton,. rural su
pervisor, visited our school. last Wed-j
needay. We always, enjoy having !
Miss Garllngton and hope she will
come again.soon. We expected Miss
Jan le Garllngton also, but on account
of a change in the schedule she was
unable to be with us.
We are glad to have In our school
Sara. Annie Lou. Hoyt and Aaron
Martin, who have moved from Belton
to their country - home.
We -are glad that Paul Lee Kay, one
of the fifth grade pupils who has
been very sick is much better and
hope that he will soon be back at
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In spite of the- severe weather we
are having the school has a large at
tendance now. - And the teachers and
pupils are glad to have with, them as
assistant Miss Estelle McConnelh
Mr. Vandiver and Miss Sadie Prince
of Antrevllle visited at the home of
Mr. Enoch- Keys dast week.
R>2v. M. M. Brooks who has been
visiting at the home of his father, Mr.
B. B. Brooks; returned home Satur
Mr. James Harris has been serious
ly 111 but is -improving- wow.
Mr; B. McMahan and Miss Grace
Gambrell spent "Wednesday night
with the lattor's sister, who Is.teach
ing at Pleroetown.
A number of our ladles enjoyed an
"pld time quilting" at the homo of
Mrs. Charlie King one day last week.
Th? Whitofield Mission Study
Class met at the home of Mrs. A. F.
Burgess Thursday evenlngf.
- The Sohool improvement Associa
tion-had a goodly number present at
the meeting'held Friday. 'January 15.
We Insist that every, one who can,
meet with us at our next -meeting
which is to. be Friday before ' the
third Sunday in February, a very
Interesting' program has been arrang
ed. . One feature; of tho' afternoon is
to be "a spelling match," conducted
by Pfof. A. W. Attaway.
Misa Bessie Baldwin is visiting her
sister, Mrs; Carl McConnell of Mar
ietta, 8:' C.
Protest Against Aeroplane Shipments.
.WASHlNjTON. Jan. 2r>.~Protest
against,' tht shipment of American
hydr?-tieroolane to the A dies on the
gTbuhd that such aircraft 'are vessels,
was made to *he state department to
day by German j through her ambas
sador, Cb?nt von Bertisforff.
Sirs. McClnin't- 'Experience With
"When my boy, Hay, was small he
was ubiectto croup, and 1 was always
alarmed' at such'; ttme?. Chamber
lain's Cpugh Remedy' proved, far bet
t?r_th?n rany 'other for. this .trouble
It always relieved him quickly. I
am never without it-in the hbtiae for
I know it Is a positive cure for
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Our "Indian" will call on slow pay.
rs and collect bad debts;
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To get started with you wc make
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san supply all.
To heighten the wit of
Pickwick Papers, Dick
ens forms a background
of physical content
ment; there is a gargan
tuan amount of eating, a
prodigious quantity of
drinking, and the Cheer
ful glow of the flames
from the fireplace of
Dingley Dell to the grate
of sea coals in Peacock
Inn flicker thro its pages.
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tile balance of the day.
I made a resolve then that I would
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lens, however complicated its formula
the same day the order was left with
I have succeeded even better than
I hoped, for new we arc able to re
place any broken lens, even whore,
you do not give us the prescription,
la from one to three hours, with an
exact duplicate MADE IN OUR OWN
Is this worth anything to you? >l?
so remember this advertisement tub
Mxt time you break a lens.
ThiB is only one example of tho
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