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THE CITY SCHOOLS
OPEN NEW SESSION
Attendance Is 420 On I he
GOOD ^ EAR EXPECTED
Exercises IF ? -1 ?1 in \ew liiditorfoim
l'> In Tin v in Vliotitor Year hi
Si liuol Work.
'Pie opening exercises of t!io La li
re nb i iiy schools wcro h< 1 ?1 Monday
morning in the new . -Pool auditorium
with an unusually large number <>f
pupils lo bo enrolled and unite u
crowd ut* patrons and friends in at*
tendance. The exercises consisted
of scripture reading t>y Rev. ('lias. P.
nankin, pastor of tho First Presbyte
rian Cbtll'Ch, prayer by Rev. W. 10.
Thayer, a number of sonns, and sev
eral short addresses by friends of the
Superintend! nl Jones presided over
the exercises ond called upon a num
ber of the visitors to speak a few
words. Revs. \V. K. Thayer. ('has. P.
Rankin, J. I> Crout and W E Harre
offered many valuable and timely re
marks, encouraging the teachers in
their work and urging a genuine ap
plication on die part of ti.e pupils.
Messrs. Peathcrstouo and Roper,
chairman and secretary, respectively,
of the board of trustees, delivered
The feature of Mr. Peathorslonc's
hi.' ech was a demand on the part of
I1 >? b< at'd of trustees that the new and
elegant building and the magnillceui
grounds he properly cared for and pre
served. IP- suggested the forming
of :?. civic association among the high
school implls whose duty and onre
Should he tie preservation of the
building ami the beautifying of the
Superintendent Jones i:> a few well
timed remarks assured the patrons ol
bis appreciation of their interest in
the workings of the school and prom
ised tarnest, efficient work on the part
of the teachers. Mr. .lories empha
sized the fact that during the coming
session he was j;oin^ to insist on
cleanliness, loth of the persons ol
the children, their de*u* and their
After the exercises an informal re
ceptlon waa held, when the new teach
ers met the many patrons present, fol
lowing which the work of enrolling
the pupils was taken up. On the first
day, .Monday, 420 pupils began work.
This is indeed an encouraging figure
as compared with last year, when 417
was (he enrollment for the first month.
Superintendent Darney 1.. Jones be
: ins his sixth year as the head of the
schools i:i this city. Under his ad
ministration the schools have devel
oped wonderfully, and the work done
has been to the entire satisfaction of
the patrons. This year his corps of
assistants tire: first grade, Miss Emily
Meng; second grade. Miss Harrie
Bronson; third grado. Miss Ella Ro
land; fourth grade, Miss Bessie Bar
ne**.; fifth grade, Mi?s Dorcas Calmes;
sixth grade, Miss Bessie Byi'd; Sixth
grade, Miss Jeannic Stoney; seventh
grade, Miss Mae Delle Itaire. Hie,!:
school department, Messrs. ?. L. Par
kinson, and T. ('. Montgomery, Misses'
Laura Barksdale and Bessie Peatross.
The new teachers for the year are:
Mr. B. I.. Parkinson of Fayettevllle,
Tenti., a graduate of Brskine college;
The New Graded School Bail ling.
Mr. T. ('. Montgomery of Marion. S. C,
ja recent graduate oi Wofford college;
Mtes Harriet Bronson of Barnwell, a
graduate of Winthrop college, who has
been teaching at Barnwell; Miss Jean
The Walls Mill School Building
nie Storey nf Csmden, i> graduate of
Winthrop, who taught i? Darlingtor'
Miss Mae Delle Harre of this city, who
has taught in the high school of Gas
tonia for several years. In the ab
garet Hmlgens of Honea Path will
teach the fourth grade.
The department of the city schools
j sencp. f f Mtes Btrnctt, wr.o is away
I from the city lcr her health, Miss Mar
located at the Laurens mills began the
session on Monday morning with an
excellent enrollment. This work is
in charge of Misses Mary Simpson,
principal, Irene Ray, Lila Hart and
Frances Mae Thames, the last named
!::.\ii,t; charge of the kindergarten
work. Miss Thames will probably
take up her work at the beginning of
The Watts mill schools while not
und r the supervision of the city grad
ed schools t.lso opened on Monday,
with a good attendance, about iii">.
Mr. A. w. Fisher of Mi. Pleasant, N.C.
is princi);.! tor this year* assisted by
! is. Guy ' iai'rejtt.
Ret [p roc it j ?
Thai w ? is ', what wo <riv<' >s i?i
plietl in this poem by Alico C'aroy :
DO not lock tor wrong or evil??
Vou will find them it' you do:
As yon measure for your n dghbor
He win measure bach to you.
Look for goodness, look for gladness?
Vou will meet them ail the while;
if you bring a smiling visage
To the glass, you meet a smile.
Kills Wonld-Re Slayer.
A merciless murderer is Appendici
tis with many victims. But Dr.
Kings New Life Fills kill it by pre
vention, They gently stimulate the
Stomach, liver and bowels, prevent
ing that clogging that invites appen
dicitis, curing Constipation, Bilious
ness, Chills, Malaria, Headache and
Indigestion. 2fic at Palmetto Drug
Co. and Laurens Drug Co.
RELEASED OX MOM).
Georgetown, Sept. 13.?In connec
tion with the Dighani tragedy, which
occurred at Murrill's Inlet last week,
\V. lt. Avant has been arrested; also
the husband of Mrs. G. c. Bighorn.
Avant was arrested last F.iday
night at J4arj er's, and was brought
here by the sheriff and gave bond for
$500, to appear at the next term of
court Bigham was arrested in Flor
ence at the instigation of Sheriff C.
W. Scurry of this county, and also
gave bond. Bigham has not been
bro'tght here as yet. as he gave the
i'etjuired bond in Florence and was
released by the sheriff there.
Mr. Crisp, father of the deceased,
and his son of I.aureus county were
in town Saturday and they made a
statement through the local papers
hero that they did not desire Avant
and Bigham to be attested, as they
had eve ry reason to believe that the
killing was ; n accident or ir.isehai.ee.
Of the Condition of The Hank of Graj
Court? locate d at Gray Court, S ('.,.
a! the ( lose of Business Sept.8, CHI?.
Loans and Discounts .. .. $30,627.66
hanking House. 1,750.00
Furniture and Fixtures... 1,396.01
Due from Hanks and Trust
Currency . 255.00
Silver and other Coin .. 95.32
Checks and Cash Items .. 143.06
Capital Stock Paid in .. $15,000.00
l'ndivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Hue to Banks and Trust
Individual Deposits eubj ct
to Check. ?,:!^7.:s<;
Savings Deposits. 410.2(1
Time Certificates of Deposit 4.6X.7. Ml
Cashier's Checks. 1*7,15
Bills Payable, including
c< rtideates for Money
Borrowed. D ,500.00
State eif South Carolina
County of Lau t ens. ss.
?Before me came L. R. Brooks, < ash
ler of the above named bank, who. Le
ing duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true ecn
ditlon of said bank, as shown b'. the
books e>f said bank.
L. R. BROOKS.
Sworn to and subscribed before me.
this 11th day of Sept., 1009.
\Y. H. Me Coin,
Notary Public, S 0.
Correct - Attest: lt. L. Gray, S. R.
Gray, C. R Wallace. Directors.
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