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Obituaries All "t er 50 w oi >lone emit
Notes of thanks: l ue cents tlie lino,
Kn to rod at the. postonlco nt l>Htirens,
s. c. nt second class mail matter.
I VHRIiNS. S. C. MAN 12, two.
MMI V, si (1(1 UN HONS.
Were it not Cot the fuel thul the
Indies oi ItiiureuM nre Ilm most long'
suffering, courteoiiH ami even tern
pered oi him in nil (he hind, this
t\ llei \\ Im In hut ll "more man."
would not dare "make uny KtlggOS
lions" ei mi) kind out there are
?ine oi two Unto imitier? In conuee>
I toe with the celebration oi memorial
dm thai hihi lie helped with n Him
go* tilt It
In ItlC III..I ptllCC the pllieO ttl hold
tiiK those oxerclHos Is b) no menus
nde<|Uiitc oi coiulortnbto l.usl Sal
nnbi> the capticlt) oi llio oiiorn house
w.o. laved to II-. lit IIIOSl unit m.iu\.
some veterans iiiuoug llu* iiuuibor,
weit compelled lo Kland flo Ide
(he oi to I'll house, in l lie da) lime at
lout i In it hod I Hie holtet i plat n in
(own lie \ iihouI the graded lobool
auditorium fill UOSt J oil i 1
\n,>(hei niiiltei' H (lie preservation
ot the list oi t'on feile nil ii dead in the
liilUlvttti ceiuoter) \rt Ii now Kliilid
rather until Tie publication today ol
ihe lint i here Is littt one "roll oi
IttUioi ' In (In- Itiwiii ihn i Owned by
Mi I lohn I' Moll litO lllg been pi <?
tit ul. tl llOl oiin- \ . .ii ; j-" Ii) I 'ol
Thomas li Crow The MauKliioi
oi ill i 'onleih me) i ould bo in po i
hohnIou oi .i oolli|dc(c mil ol Do' dead
in oui ooillelei'h i, mil Olli) In llu- eltv
ol I HIII'OII lull I Ii i oil ".lion I I In' collII
i\ Viid no. llu should bo lidded
lo Olli It I >'<li .1 . Ihr o d old,.-! I II..
ih. ii pl.t. >? .on.hi/ comrades noru ?
the ilxei ' Vt 111.' de.Oh :uol I.nihil
tu ...h \ei.'i.oi hi. name nliotild bo
plltOI .1 i<n the i oil ol llOIIOI . Ii) I lo'
chaptei located nearest the burying
pbit'i let liiere lie an ollletitl record
ot the Confederate dead Now
through the earliest efforts di t'ol
Crews n list Vor> near!) colhniete,
has heen placed at the disposal of (he
chit dei here In l.iinrens; it behooves
i\w I MUghlCl ?? I.? finish this and then
Keep the I o.v d Cmthei i>\ a little
otto : a list call lie secured which w ill
a, v N,>
?. ? nta i! ei
Of lUo slavery system. The legacy.
of which vm< should bo proud ami of
whose keeping wo hIiouUI bo Jealous
Is "(UUUhood " A pa it from (lie mail)
ulhor prim Iplcs Involved in that great
Htl'IIKKlO. lht? fact that the South was
represented h> men, stands out pre
eminent, the manhood to dnco uud do
what was to them llulr t Ight and duty.
Whatever the future may have In -lore
lor thl. laud, we kllOW that In the
lltiys <>f the sixties (he South was (he
home of the noblest and best man
hood, the highest type of clt l/.etishlp.
This b. our legacy, ours to Keep and
ours to ll'ilUHlUtl to future genera -
4M i: ( 1.1 \ JON 4 4HMM M'OMH N I.
Ii Im not the purpose of the editor
to butt'' Into this ('Union New berry
baseball con I ro\e rs> ; what we think
of It can hnvo no off eel whatever, nor
do we cue I.? express Olli' sentiments
fully, even ihouKh our esteemed eon*
temporary, the New berry Observer
hid HOIUO things to say about It.
However, the editor does wish The
Advertiser readers to know and un
derstand that this paper has Implicit
eoulhloucc In It, ('Union correspon
dent, ami accepts the Hllltomonts made
by that writer as a careful and true
aCCOUUl of cents as I hey occur. Of
course, writers often err. but con
scientious ones always retract and
make amends, Our Clinton corres
pondeul I. sun- of the ground taken,
and The \,|\eri!.er CredllH the stale
lUeittH a< published, iu-t a- we do
e\er> . ol our Correspondents. TIllS
paper would not for a UlCIIient tob-r
ate an employee who i not thorough,
ly reliable Tin- lengthy articles in
today's Issue clone lite Incldeul so far
an The Advertiser I* concerned.
Tin- lime bride crop <f Charleston
(iovernor \n el offered a (?;#>?
waid ItlOt u (fOrdoi ? for the capture
rdd Lnurcns district but
it from under our Inflit
iii nccoii nt ini? for it
?i ?? do,' will h
t dl- when I
'I he ladle I Of II"' I I I I ' have r*i
ipie led ihn editor of l in- \i\ ve'i ti er
lo evleuil to Mi <' 11 Ihn kadiibi III(dl
'illl ele 111.iii). . lor hl' i Ulllle ', to
them on Hnlueday, when 111? - ibioi . of
III" it.ii h .dale building on the weal
side of the ?quale were Ihl'OWII Open
tu in, in, tu be mied n a dining ball
tin the veterans The ladle., are fully
appreciative ol ihi. kindness, ami ho
III e the public at Illl .?' M r Hill ks
dale has their thanks
College ball and a high ball (of the
Scotch varleiyj hn\o about the same
? ? *
Some it. ' has ashed us the meaning
Ot |ho word "plfiUcnto". Well, it's
this wax some (lines a > 0111114 man
Is intoxicated" b> a kiss: now, ' pif
a:ed s.- the .-.aw thing, ohlj 11101*0
u Mrs Armor out 0< the state \cf.
If so the mere '.'.ten mn> speak up on
l\??- an ?intemperance' lecturer
Mrs VrtUoi Is .. shining example.
Strom? \ I'l'i'it 1 for (lie H lira I SehooN.
Continued from pane ?>ne
uii their property in (ho Trinity dis
trict. Those, nro all good business
nu n ami worthy of (Mutilation
Tw only four districts are pay inr. a
special school ta\ These districts
all have good schools. They have
enough utoiioy lo pa) a good teacher
ami lo run the school tor eight
or nine months.
The objoel of tills article is an en*
doavor to gel those districts which
are Hnanclally weak and not able to
support a ROOd HCllOol to vote a
small lav for school purpose. It
Is the only way school money call he
raised, and since a good school Is
equally beneficial to every man In
the district. I believe taxation is the
liest ami most just way to raise school
I do nol mean to he personal, hut
my bnruliiK desire lo ns.slst the hoys
ami girls of Lnurcns county compels
me in bring this matter as clearly he
fore the people as I can. I can best
do this by naming cue district and
giving its condition.,. I will name
Sulllvans No, "?. the llabuu district.
Now bear in mind I hat most of tin*
school districts that are not pay ins
a special school tax belong in the
same column with ItabllU. Some of
them a little better oil llnutu daily,
ami a tew in worse condition
Next year llabuu win have a Utile
less than $'JOO.no for school purposes.
Vfler the neuro tendier and current
expenses ai'o paid there will be
about $l,*iO.O(l lett to j.av the white
teacher. This will mean about
three months school, You will bear
in mind that (hi.- Is a thickly sei tied
community. Nice homes. Kin" hind.
The people, its a whole, are what v
term well-to-do farmers. VYr.i (.lift
dispensary money and i teacher v th
a salary ol jij.'.ati or ito.on ? no .
?:.<? Rchool has been running *o?.<if
c month :
??? . i ? . :
? ? ! : \
in Itabun district fi 'kifiK: for a * pedal
t.'i" r.f ffdir mill ? The good )><?',[de of
Itabun win nngnrly grasp Ihia g>#lffeii
opportunity a four mill tat win
give tie- dhttrlel about 1200.00? d
will (o i ih>- man Ahr, run*. a three*
hoi we farm about I.tin price of a good
I Iriisl that nvnry trn.t.e and pa
iron will fully realize the grnnl r?
sponslblllly thai i em upon them,
and that Kiev will ril onen go to work
lo build lip Hu ll school If von need
any assistance l am ai youi commtind.
I will go to v our lIlHlrlol . eticll
man personally ami lallt school lax
at ion to him I tint 11 at I shall
have HIICll an invitation real sooii
from every district that la nol nl
ready pay lie.', a Special school tax
The dwelling owned by Mr .lohn
II Cunningham of Lau ford ami loca
ted on the mad loading out to Walls
mills, was destroyed by tire Tuesday
night. May |. The origin of the Ida e
is unknown The house was oocu*
pted by Mr Manly Hawkins, who lost
most of his household goods, s.iv inn
v>n'y two or three trunks It is nn
.'.?s-.vxvl I hat I the house and fUrnb
tore w-'re pretty well protected in
rillte*? b. a I. Vutiu.ii Meeting,
I MONUMENT FUND in lauren'S ]
Laurons comity should Rive $200.00
to the fund for the erection of a mon
ument i? Columbia to the women of
the Confederacy: sue should not sto;>
witli less than that amount, and it
possible ought i<> k<> beyond it The
State ?>f South Carolina has respond
ed heartily to a call from Lumens.
and it will ill become the honor of
the county to fall to respond to this
call from the State.
Pol lowing is a list of the contribu
tions from Lauren a county, the stars
Indicating those sent direct to The
State; the remainder are in the hands
of The Advertiser:
Previously acknowledged .. $127.50
w. IV Harris. Cray Court .... 5.00
.1. o. Teinpleton. 1.00
St. a. Sumerel. I .no
.1. A. I'. .Moore. 1.00
c. a. Saxon *. 1 .00
m. 0. Patterson. ? Lnnford .... 1.00
m. Fleming, ' Lanford .. .. l .00
T. U. Anderson. Waterloo .... 1.00
.1. M, Fleming, ? Lanford .. .. 1.00
w. P. Patterson. ' Lnnford .... 1.00
K. it. .Moore. 1 Lnnford.50
Miss Daisy Allen. ? Lanford .. .50
T. it. Deshtelds. ' Lanford.50
c .m Hurley, 1 Lanford.50
I. W. Lanford. * Lanford.50
VV it Patterson, ' Lanford.50
.1. It. Pranks, ? Lanford.
I S. Iligglns, '? Lanford.
(V L. Lanford. < Lanford.25
0. C. tiodfrev, * Lanford.25
ii. iv Itttrdette, * Lnnford.25
I)LATH OK MIL H.OltliML S3111II.
Irioite tu the Memor) of a lies peeled
( iti/eii nf the ( mint).
i enter Point May 10th. On Satur
.. v 1 as the sun shone down
Its mid-day brightness, the Angel
Death again on me into this com
? ind called from this life to
? ? Mr Florence Smith, son of
i .: ? ? v.'v'.i.. Smith. Florence
: ... I . a nood ciii/.en. and
years a faithful mem
?er : i 'nion Baptist church.
?: ?? I long le- hol e it
? r ? <??. eh unto the end.
'/ ? ie '.i following he was laid
at I nion chui eh. ftov. W. i >.
? i' hod lib fuuoriii. i! is
?. : .i then horn ? lo the grave l>y
. i! I- ii . on
He le?i ?? a lather and mother.
?? ?? il lirothers and sisters, besides
? host of friends and relatives. We
extend lo the sorrowing ones our
hem rf.di mpathies.
I.?rix (Md Thing Made New.
An old chair v. Ith a siiiall can of
i. f- t Home Finish Varnish Stain.
\n. old furniture with a small can
-a I. \ \| Home Finish Varnish. A
i '-ii tlooi . porch Moor, with a
onall ? an of tin- L, \- m Home Fin
i i Flooi Paint out kitchen chairs,
hciichoii, anv old small things witli
a iiound oi iwo of the L, ,m- m. Home
Finish Domestic Paint A carriage.
;i buggy, v iih about a dollar's worth
of i. & M, Nome Finish Carriage
V'ni n ih Palm Porch furniture,
lawn -who;.. Iron Hillings, v ith a
small ean oi i. ? M Home Finish
P.iuillicl Paint in all colors. An old
leaky run I made ti.uht. with a ean of
I'Jcllpi e Hoot and llrldge Paint All
o!.l things mad.- new with these little
onus oi i. .v. M, Home Finish Paints
Cost i ? i ' It it He sure to get them
from i ii .v M i. Su?h. Lauren*.
NO lit I Ol l i l t I IOV
Laar.ms s C . Ma> 11 It.
State ot South Carolina.
Count) rf l.aureus.
Whereas, petitions signed b) more
than one-third of (he rpuilllled electors
ami free holders residing In school
it Is (i lei number Dial* Township,
I.aureus county. South Carolina, a>k
lllg for an election on t question
of a high school in said district ha*
been tiled, with the Count) Board o'.
Kducatloii; an election upon said ques
tion is hereb) ordered raid election
to he he'd or. I fie 22nd da> ot M. >
H*e;'. at y.-.-.'.oh school lions* uhdei
the manauetnent of the trustee* 64
said so!uxtf <?.:>:??!,?:
Ail ,y.i;UVed electors ami >.
Si nps-nn. Cooper & BaJbb,
Ar. orders toft Llv.
Mm ( Ol KT WANTS XKW DEPOT.
Railroad Commission to Hold Confer*
eile?? There on May 27th.
Gray Court, May 10.?The Gray
Court dug company has purchased
a lot next to F. i>. Holt on Main street
anil will begin to erect a new store
room joining Mr. Holt's store within
the next few days; when completed
this will be one of the most up-to-date
drug stores In the COUUty and some
thing that Gray Court will appreciate.
i>r. .1. u. Culbertson has his new
residence completed and will move in
Mr. K. D. Bolt has resigned his po
sition with R. L. Gray and will open
a business of his own for the fall
trade. Mr. Holt has had several years
of experience in the mercantile busi
ness and with his new attractive store
room and such a line of goods that he
will select will make his store one of
Importance to those wishing more
goods for less money.
Mr. S. B. Honey, editor of the t.au.
tens Advertiser, was in town last
week on business.
Mr. M. II. Burdlne attended Memo
rial day exercises at Greenville yes
if you want any Information as to
how to fatten poor horses see A I'.
Owiug8; he has the experience.
'I'llrough the efforts of Mayor .1. X.
Leak the Railroad commission will
hold a meeting bete May JTth to In
vestigate the building of a new depot
at this point, which is very much
needed. There bus been several pe
titions sent Mr. A. W. Anderson on
this improvement but nothing has
been done so far. The commission
having been petitioned, have called a
meeting to determine what the re
pairs shall be.
Mrs. Hille furry of Simpsonville has
been spending a few days with friends
in tow u.
OLK SPECIAL NOTICES.
Lost Bel ?vi i
l ily of Laurens
with brass hum
years old. FlnderNfVill be rewarded
a briVvvn plush cloak,
tons.I for child four
if returned t
tens. s. C.
G. \. Fuller. Rfi
\il persons are hereby
lo hire or harbor my son.
Fuller, who IsVu minor.
Jesse V. Fuller.
Mineral Water I am now handling
the famous Glowing Springt mineral
water. The best for IMspeWla. in
digestion. Liver and How el troubles.
In bottles and on draft at 1?;. Pi se> s
Kock: 1 am now repre
senting the (Lay Court rock quarry
and If you need any rock ort wish ti
purchase the finest quarryl* in tlv
world, ?. all on
feus, S. C
tood imtinrnc or
Fi fly bushels Improved
Seed for sale ..: 7.1 cents
J. Wade Anderson* Lau.
Fur Kent Do you want a nice place
to live. rooms for rent. I (.'all at
Red iron Racket. Niee location.
For Sale six. horse power /vertical
Gasoline P.nglue in good
der for sale cheap.
shop. I?aureus, s C
King Col or,
rens. S c.
( urn Mill
date grlsl ;?.
lug: giv* us
dry A: Su]
For >ab- \ r ? lb Co
$90.00 or. t.-.e purebfts.* ol .. hi
Piano Several makes ti
from. He.-: \.'".^- ??;vei
May 20th ge?s it. ' Addrest
l-.-.rea.s S C
LO < pounJ*. good aNd g?
L..B?ros Lauren* s. c
For sal?- Tb? ... \
Potato s.. >- .frt in FM . ......
Ill and is
. ? ...
.NOTICE OF ELECTION.
Stute of South Carolina.
County of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions signed by more
than one-third of the qualified electors
and free-holders residing in school
district number one. Dials Township,
Laar ens County. South Carolina, ask
inn for : n election on the question
of a high school in said district haa
been tiled with the County Hoard of
Education, an election upon said
question i> hereby ordered, said elec
tion to be'held on the 22nd day of .May,
a D.vl0w9. at Green Fond school, un
der t\s/ management of the trustees
of satt/ school district.
\ii qualified electors and free-hold
ers reflding in said school district
are entitled to vote at said election.
Those favoring the high school
shall vote a ballot containing the
word " Yes" written or printed there
on: tho.-rt against the high school
shall vote a ballot containing tho
word "No" written or printed there
Colls shall open at the hour of one
o'clock in the afternon and shall re
main open until the hour of four o'
clock in the afternoon when they shall
be closed and the ballots counted.
The trttstes shall report the result
Of said election to the County Hoard
of Education as boon as possible
GKORGF. L. PITTS
County Supt. of Education.
WINTHROP COLLEGE SCHOLAR
SHIP \Nl> ENTKAM E
EX VMIN \TION.
The examination for the award of
vacant Scholarships hi Winthrop Col
lege and for the admission of new
Cour\ I louse on Krida?. ?I lit 9 2. at '?
will be held at the County
than l?jte.Mi years
Scho'anlhips are vo
Aptdicants must not be I?
ocent after duly J
they will be awarded to tho.-" making
the highest average at this exnmlua
tlon. provided they meet the condi
tions governing the award. Appli
cants for Scholarships should write
to President Johnson before the ex
amination for Scholarship examina
Scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. The next session will
open September 1 ?". For fu
Lher information had catalogue, a!
Pres. 0 ,B. JOHNSON.
J. \Y. Pavne
P. r to Palme tt. Bank.
Dr, f:. J. In man