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1 LOCAL AND PERSONAL^MBNTI^
Dials HChool district No. 7 has voted
a two-mill special school (ax.
Mr. J. Cloud Martin, who has re
cently graduated at Carman, has beou
? ?lectori principal of the dray Court
high school. Miss Sara Peeks of
Cross Hill ami Miss l.athan of Little
Mountain tire the assistants.
Miss Nellie Uoyd has been olectod
to teach the VouiigH school in Hun
tor No. s.
Miss Dollie CIoIiumI has bocil re
elected to the Wadsworlh HChool.
The people of Clinton will lloat
I.(Is to tho amount of $15,000 to
remodel and OlllurgO lliolr school
building. The school has gl'owii so
rapidly lor the last few years thai a
lurgnr building is absolutely necessary
to accommodate the pupils.
The I.aureus county edllCHlloiinl
mas mooting will he held on Angus)
the old The city of l.aurens will
very likely bo decided upon as the
idiico tor this meeting.
Miss Ida K, M 111 lor of Islaildtowii,
s. c.. has in-.mi elected to teach iii"
Lisbon school noxl term.
Mr. ('laud Colemilll ol' Atlanta is
visiting his former home in l.aurens.
Mr. liny Sullivan has returned from
a week's visit to Charleston.
Mr. Karle V. Itiihb of the I'Meil conn
try spent Sunday in the city with his
brother, Mr. Ituhh is at |ireseul a
? indent in Colgate university; he will
spend the slimmer with his friends.
Mr, w. p, Owlngs of Tumbling
Shoals was in the city on Monday and
made a pleasant on.ll at this olllce.
Miss Itettie WllltS and little Miss
llenuforl (!o|>eliiiid are ,-it Cross Hill
visiting Hie family of Mrs. m. t. Simji
Little Mis.. Mary Little ol Tylers
\ ill", returned home last Saturday
from a visit to her Kl'lindlUOthcr. Mrs.
I.u< v * Menu, oi t he county.
Lev. c. !?'. I in ii k in lel'l yesterday tor
Woodruff to iiksIsI tie- Pretihyleriaii
minister of that place in a iVeok's ro
\ i\ til service. T!. will he no
prayer meeting at tie- Kirs I Prosbyle
rlnii church tonight.
Mr. \V. P. L\ |es. a nalive of Ilm Tj ?
ler. \ii|e seclion. who now live; al I'Jll
oiee. visited iiIn brother in law. Mr
U, I. Lauriiiii - Saturday and Sunday,
Mr. IS, It. T; \ |..r of II: riiii :i.\ was in
10\\ a Thursday .
McSSljs. .1. VV. Celeron and Prof.
'!'. i?. ItUrdetl 0| T> lers.ille were in
tow a Saturda<.
Mr, II. Terry let timed Saturday
from Lie uuniltil i."HUM of the Na
tional Council Junior tinier I'uiled
\merlcun Mechanics, vvhieh was held
several days iigo at I let roll, Michigan.
Wlillc nway Mr. Terrj Visllod a liuiiP
her oi' tin- larger cllles of the north
west, I! Kt I u < 1111 k Chicago and Cincin
MI', W. s .IbiKwell, chief of pollco.
spent a couple ol days last week al
Helton ami \inlorson.
M! s Kmil> Men;; is sp-ndiim a
month dlirillK the sumuier with the
family of Mrs. Anna Simpson at their
slimmer home at Montreal, N. 0.
Miss Julia Li.I' (1 reell wood arrived
in the city Saturday and is the guest
of Mr. and Mrs NV. II. tlilkerson.
News from Mis, (iertrude Wright,
who reccutl) went to Charleston to
stul- (rained iiorsiiiK al the llopcr
bosiillal, Is to tlie effect that she is
delighted with her Wol'K and Is enjoy
ing excellent health This Hews will
he gladly receive i i,\ many friends
in tin- city,
Mrs. l-'iiniiie Cox ol Aniiiir.sOli is \i:;
it in.; Mrs It W, Trlhbiu on Main hi,
Lev. W. A Clarke ha. returued from
Visit inn his children m Ward. ItldKc
Hpl IIiK ami I .ii t le Kock.
Palmetto Lodge > .. pi \ C. M..
w,li bold a ret>ulai comuiunicat Ion
KrldliA Ulgill of lilts week, and will
? outer Lie K, C. decree.
Mil (Oil JollllsOll, colored, who lives
on Mi \v .1 Itryson's iduce. brought
in a Cotton bloom on Monday ol' this
week. This is the fourth bloom re
ceived b> The Advertiser.
Dev. (I II Ju.hi oi l.on ion Idled the
pulpit of He- S-eoiid Haptlsl church
on ias! Sunday mornluK and ovc.ilng.
There will he communion services
at Lie First Presbyi ? rln ii church lie.xi
Sunday morning. Owing to the fuel
that Mr. Kaukin will he away this
week the usual preparatory services
Will Hot he helil.
Mr, J. S. I tell unit, alter a slight in
disposition, is able to he out agalt,
Messrs llopcr, Pluss, Simmons ami
Tum- ht.se returned from Wrlghtsvlllc
Peach, where I he\ ;:ttem|ei| the con
VcilllOU of South Carolina ha tike IM.
The now bridge over the c \V, c.
road on Main Street is almost com
pleted; this is a vasl Improvement
over tlie old bridge although it wOs
hop'd while I bey "were at it" an iron
bridge would be built.
Mrs A. T. Willis mid little daughter
of |*nIon ate in the city visiting Mrs,
Willis" brother. Mi. I. P. Plackwell,
Mr Lloyd C Lailgstoll has gOllO to
Cni'oloetl, N. C ? to accept a position
In the lleiirlella mills, of which Mi-,
n. i Dobbins, formerly of ibis county,
Master Wales Watson, son of Lev.
and Mrs. K. C. Watson, has sent his
Contribution Of 50 cents to The Slate,
to be added to the fund for the Con
Miss Christina Frazlor of Ninety
Six is the gtlOSt of Mrs. K. P, Minier
who will entertain this evening in
honor of Miss Crazier and Miss Mar
jorle Odder, Mrs. Mlnter's young sis
tcr of New Volk.
Mrs. .1. o. C. Fleming. Master
Charles and little Miss Carrie Fleming
went over to Due West yesterday to
visit Mrs. Fleming's mother, Mrs.
Mra Alex. I-ong. after a plea: ant
visit to Mrs. W. 10. Lucus of this city.
returned Met. lay to hor Homo In Rock
SANDY lind Hecrotly enjoyed the
eouitliotlon caused by tliu lit
tlu clreus rlder being left In
tili* parsonage, nt llrst be
cause <>f Iiit Inborn love of mischief
and later because l'olly lind heeoine
second In her heart only to the pastor.
She went ubnilt her work, crooning
softly during the days of Polly's eon
vnleacenco, The deep, steady voice of
the pastor reading alou 1 in the pretty
window overhead was company, She
Would often climb the stairs to tell
them some hit of \ Illnge gossip ami
leave them hltlghlug ai a (plaint com
ment about some Inquisitive sister of
tin- ? hureh win. hail happened t'> Incur
As spring came on Douglas carried
Polly down to the sunlit garden be
neath the window, ami Mandy flut
tered about arranging the cushions
i\ Ith motherly solicit lido.
More days slipped by ami Polly began
to ereen Hirdugh Hie little, soft leaved
. In be; fll tin < }i I ox '.?.(??? rhn .''"'/>/
linii'h I > Hi. sunlit i; ?/?'/. :?.
ire. s at the buck .??' ;'. ? , jr.i'r >j| tltlil to
looli br 111.- deep, bllie, -tweel S-mitcd
vioi. t<. When shi- u 'ilde Douglas
touh her with him t ? \ i - it soine of the
outlying houses of t1 ? | . r. I |er
woman's Inslliiei was ipilch t ? pel'
reive many small i.its I : their lives
Ihal he Jiad overlool ? ! : d to silggcsl
simple, ine.vj.sive Ihn made
i heut lu r del ??! 'II lYieUds.
I'lielr evenings were ilh hie | between
making plans for the ? unfortunates
tllid I'eililillg ah.a I frill ? I be Pili).?
When folly gained courage, Douglas
sometimes persuaded he ? t . read t"
him. aad I lie I!?:!.rre. t >, \ , Hli'il lie
made ai these limes ? i"i became
noticeable hi her manner of speech.
She was so eager, so starved for
knowledge that she drank it as fast
'cause ho thought It might mobbo
make you come buck. 'She's dltTrunt
from us,' tie wus nllus a-saylu'. 'I
1 iiovcr spectcd to keep 'er.'"
Douglas stopped. Polly was watting,
her face while nnii drawn, Ho had
not told her of Toby's letter because
! with It buil come h request to "say
notbin1 ter the kid."
lie felt that Polly was controlling
I herself with an OffoH until he should
' reach the end of Jim's letter, so he
i hurried on.
"The parson's promise didn't gel to
I him none too quick," he rend. " That
Beamed to be what ho was waltlu' for.
lie give up the nlghl it come, an* 1
got him a little room In a hotel after
the show nil* let one of the oilier fob
lers gel the stuff oul o" town, no's I
could slay with hitn up b> I he ibilsh.
It come round Uiornllf, There wasn't
I much to It?he Jus! seemed tired an'
peaceful like. 'Pin gl.*\d ho wrote what
; be did,' he said, uieaiilu' I he parson
; 'She knows, she nllus knows." he wills
pored, moauiu' you, Poll, nn' then ho
was on his way. He'd already give
me what was saved up for you. an'
I'm scmlln' it along with this" a
blue money order for $l!.?0 had flut
tered from (bo envelope when DoilghlS
"l Kol everything ready nfofj i wont
on the uoxl day, im' I wolil up an'
saw the little spot on tie- hill whore
they was golll' ti> slow bltll. It looked
kinder nice, an' the digger's wife said
she'd put some Mowers on it now an'
then, ll was you what made me think
o' that, I'oll, cause it seemed to me
what yon would '.a' done. Von w ist nl
lus so daffy aboui dowers, you an'
"I guess this letter's loo long for me
to be a-sayln' much a bou I the show,
I bin tin- 'loapa death' girl gol her'ti
I last wich, sin- wasn't strong enough
1 for the |ob nohow. I done whin I
could for her outside the show, 'cause
I I; iwod In w you Wils nllus n-foelln'
'bon: |n?r I urn's. ||te '|oap-il-deat h's'
husband i-^ g< In' t" Jump his job soi li.
if he gi>is enough stlvod up. '? ?:!>'? him
at;' Parker eiiii'i hit ii <>?? lid more.
W e gij a giN-d deal o' ti-i ui-i ? iVhiong
I be aiMnials t None ..'the snakes
i < sie lldlu' li ? lb.-;, olt.thl t ?>. till'
Jumbo's n-cntvylh' a sl:;leeti fool band
ago around that iruqk ??' lils'ti 'o.-insp
h<- Mit lim fresh with Trlxy's grul Hie
Oilier lilglll. air Ihe fi-w (ilralVc'S gol
Hie croup iti i |Im : s -\ Nil fo< t no k o'
llls'li. I : lie \ . n'l! :'?: ': I gol 111" pip
f( r lair this liiiio. Pi' Jusl -jet on t ?
m.. elf n-.\. an' ? lit this sin it. Pi| lie
Wl'l'jtl' >'i II Hg'ili win-:: we hi: .Morbilli
"Viint <?:.:> Mi'VVPit Jim."
Iioiiuins laid t'a loiter gently ? u Hin
t.?!.'?-. hi: baud .-til! n 'ting upon li. lb
look d helplessly m tin- little, shrunk
en Ii ir II re iti i be opposite chair Polly
had made no - und. lau In I' la-ad had ,
slipped lower ? : -l lower, and she how
sai vorj ijiileily with her face in her
hands She bad heeii linighl by Tol>y
ami .lite nevi r lo w hlmner..
sin: //.i/> /;/;/?:.%? TA I! out id TOHV SKVKIi 'to WlllMPKU,
as lie .nil!.I |(lvo Ii 11 win llurlhlg
their lulks a I mill -.minimal* llinl Mainly
generally fell italoep in her rocker, lief
unfinished sewing Htlll hi her lap
When itklctlcr came from .Tim and
Toby it was always shared eipitillj by
Mini l.\ ami Ilasly, Polly nti I the pn i
Inf, lint al last a letter ClIMir from
,t I in only, and I tonkins, who was asked
lo read It, falten i anil : lopped after
tili? first few words
"It's ho nae ms tryin' |o keep II from
you nay longer, Poll," the letter began,
"We iiln'i u"i Tohy with us no more.
IP- illdn'1 have ii" neeldout; i- wasn't
that. IP' Just seemeil kinder sick an"
1111 i iT like ever since the nlghl we had
to leiivo you hehlud. I used in pel hhn
warm drinks an' llllhRS an 'try to
pull him through, hot ho was always
tVchlllln' and a'aehlll', If It Wiish'l otto
Itittig it was another. I dotie all I
k no wed you'd 'a' wanted mo lo, an'
the real of the folks was mighty white
to Iii in too. i unoss they kinder felt
how lonesome he w as. He cnuldn'l tf?*t
110 more laughs In the show, no P.arker
had to put on another man with him.
That kinder hurt him. too, I s'pose.
an' showed him I ho way that things
was ngoin'. It was Just nfter thai he
wrote (he parson a tell In' him to never
let yon come back, He Boomed to 'a'
got mi Idee In his hea l I hat yon w .?.?
linpplet where you was. He wouldn't
lei me tell yon 'bOUt his fOtMIn' POCjcy,
"Wh il a plucky l"i I hoy lire!"
thought Douglas as ho considered thcso
throe loiifi.N s. als. oiu'h accepting
whatever fate hrnughl with ho rebel
lion or oven surprise, it wit a it strange
world of stoics in whloh thcso elill?
(iron <>f iho ninuKoiueni nrenii fought
niiil losl, Thoj cuint' and wonl like
phantoms, wllh as llllte oouselousuesH
<>r ihi'lr "wo ho-d Interests us of iho
Kreut, moving power? of the world
ah .ni Ihoin, They fell no throes of
envy, ho Idlicritoss, They loved nhd
Worked and "woni iholr way."
I < ?r oiee the pa si or was powerless
In tin' presence <>r grief, Moth he nnd
Mandy lefl the room Ipllotly, fooling
(hut Polly wished in lie spared the
otllhursl of tears licit a sympathetic
word might Inlng upon her. They al
lowed her t<i remain ahme fur a time;
then Mand.\ entered suftly with a ten
der good night, and Douglas followed
her cheerily as though nothing at all
II was tunny weeks beforo Polly
again heeanie a companion to Douglas
and Mandy, hut they did hot Intrude
upon her grief. They WD I tod patiently
for tile time when yoiltll should again
assert It-Jeli nnd hrlng hack their
laughing male lo them.
To Re Continued.
Old Age cornea In a canter to the
man who goes the pace.
Of (lie Condition of the People's Lean
11114 Lxcltunife Itllllk, I.orated nt
I.aureus, S. C, nt the Close of Busi
?loss, June 2.1, ISH>!>.
Loans and Discounts .. $3SS,017.27
Bonds and Stocks owned
by the bank. 37.000.00
Flanking House. 10,000.00
Furniture and Fix. 2,172.12
Due from Ranks and Trust
Companies. I. I?
Currency. |*>.I7I .00
Gold. 3,567. &0
Silver and oilier Coin .. 2,003.48
Checks and Cash Items .. 701.72
Cnidtal Stock Laid in .. $100,000.00
Surplus Fund. 20,000.00
t'lldlvlded Profit?, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Lanks and Trust
Dividends Cnpaid . . .. 10.00
Individual Deposits subject to
Chock. . 134.829.75 :
Time Corl'ates of Deposit 9S.279.3I
Cashier's Checks. '_':;s..".L'
Bills Payable. Including Cer
tificates for Money borrow*
Reserve Fund. 7.000.00
State of South Carolina.
County ot liiiurens ss
Before me came c. W. Tune, ('ashler
of the above named hank. who. being
duly sworn, says that the above ami
foregoing statement is a true condi
tion of said hank, as shown by the J
hooks of said bank.
C. YV. Tune.
Sworn to and subscribed before me,
this '_'sth day of June. 1909.
W. R. McCuen.
Notary Public s. c.
Correct Attest:.!. SV. Todd. NV. L.
Cray. W. A. Watts. Directors.
in the Condition of the Palmetto Bank,
Located at I.aureus, s. ('? at the
( lose of Business June 23, 11109.
Loans ami Discounts .. $101.577.54
Banking Hons.-. 3.100.00
Fu rn It uro and Fix. 1 ,?;2l .07
Duovfroin Banks and 1 rust
Compniiii s. !' 905.10
? em .
Sliver and other Coin .. 072. J7
Checks and I a -.i Items . . LOO 3> til
Capital stock paid in .. ..?.,
I'lidlvldetl Profits, less Cur
rout Expenses and Til
Due to Lank- and Trust
Dividends Cnpaid. 7.00
Individual Deposits subject
to Chock. O?oTSS.Oi
Time Cert eates of Deposit 14.725.45
Hills Payable including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed . 10,000, ,00
Stale of South Carolina,
County of Laurens. s
Before me came s. .1. ('rain. Cashier
oi the above named bank. who. being
duly sworn, says that lh?! above and
foregoing statement is a true condi
tion of said batik, as shown by the
hooks of --aid bank.
s. .1. Crnlg.
Sworn to and subscribed bei ore me.
Oil * 28th day ol June, 1909.
It B. Terry.
Notary Public, s. C.
Correct Ml >st: m. .1. Owings, John
w. Pi rgusou, .1. .1. i'lUss. Directors. |
S I V 1 11 M I NT.
Of the Condition of the Lank of ( rev..
Hill, Located al Cross Hill. C? al
Illl< t lose of Business June 23, HUM).
Loans an I Discounts .. .. $89,074.5$
Banking House . 1.250.21
Furniture und Pix. -.ose.77
Due from Lank- I lid Trust
Currency . 219.00
Gold. 8< L00
Silver and Other Coin .. .. .*.|iLt'.7
Capital Stock Paid in .. $25.000.00
t'ndlvldcd Protlts. less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Individual Deposits subject
to Check. 19.384.27
Time Cet'cntes of Deposit i8.608.75
Cashiers Checks. 117.Ill
Mills Payable. Including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed . 30.000.00
StfttO of South Carolina.
County of Laurens, ss
Before me came 13. B. Itnsor. Cash
ier of the above named bank. who. he
inn duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
books of said bank.
E, P.. Bnsor, Cashier.
Swo-n to and subscribed before me.
this 28til day of Jene. 1909,
J. E. Leninan,
Notary Public s 0.
Con ect -Attest: w. C. Rosor, .1. 11.
I Miller, a. m. Hill. Directors.
Card of Thank-.
Mrs. Lou Mach ray ami children,
through the columns of The Adver
tiser, w iah to thaikk th > good people
of their neighborhood for the loving
nympatl y ami substantial assist nice
accorde 1 them in th< ir recent bereave
ment, both during the illne s of Mr.
MttCbray and after his death.
Looking One's Best.
It's a woman's delight to look her
best, but pimples, skin eruptions,
sores and boils rob life of Joy. Lis
ten' Bucklen'S Arnica Salve cures
them; makes the skin soft ami vel
vety It glorifies the fuce. Cures
plmplOS, son? eyes, cold sores, crack
ed lips, Chapped hands. Try it. In
fallible for piles. 2.*'C. nt Launetis
I Drug Co., Palmetto Drug Co.
Schools of Arts, Science. Educa
tion, Law, Engineering and
Ten different courses leading
to the degrees of A. B. and B. S.
College feel, room and light,
$66.i)0. Board $12.00, per month.
Tuition remitted in special cases.
Forty-two scholarships each
worth $100 in cash and free tui
tion. For catalogue address,
S. C. MITCHELL, President
Columbia, S. C.
See us when buying
groceries if you want the
freshest and the best prices.
See us also. We invite at
tention to a fine line of
Teas and the best Coffee.
Fresh Crackers and Cakes
J. W. Payne
The Cash Grocer
Next Door to Palrftfctt 'Han!-:.
1 wish to call attention to the
fact that all the repair work I do
is first class, guaranteed to be
the best possible. Watches,
Clocks and Jewelry repairing,
is my strong point and I solicit
part of your patronage. I also
handle a full line of WATCHES,
CL< >CKS. RINGS, BR ACI\
LETS, LOCKETS, CHAINS
and NOVELTIES, and invite
you to call and inspect them.
The Jeweler and Optician
Barksdale building Laurens, S.C.
We Ask You
to take Cardui, for your femalo
troubles, because we are sure It
will help you. Remember that
this great female remedy?
has brought relief to thousands of
other sick women, co why net to
ycu ? For headache, backache,
periodical pains, female weak
ness, many have said it to "the
best medicine to take." Try it!
Sold in This City F3
This is the new drink at our 4
fountain. It is delicious, <
sparkling, healthful, <
Try a Glass and i
Don't forget to vole ^
LPALMETTO DRUG CO. ]
?5 Misses Drop Stitch &
1 HOSIERY I
*d The 15c quality this week ?
* at 10c a pair, colors Pink Blue *
? and White. ?
??. Many have taken advan- Ji
ijj tage in the reduction of summer Ji
i| goods The cut prices will con= Ji
?5 tinue during this week an oppor? 5"
* tunity to secure a nice dress at &
* a small cost at, .
IW. G. WILSON & COMPANY |
?5 Laurens, s. C: &