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TO SOLDIER'S HONOR
IWusgrove Mills Chapter,
D. A. R., Hold Exercises
?Ith Appropriate Ceremonies, Stone
sinit i> Pluced nt Grave of Joe
Urlfliii at Hopewell.
Clinton. Oct. 4. I.?st Wednesday
the members of the Must*rove Mills
chapter of the Daughters ol the Amer
ican devolution, with a number of in
vited gaests gathered at I lopewell
graveyard In lower Laurens county
to do honor to the memory of a gal
lant revolutionary soldier, Joe Griflln.
Tho occasion of the gathering was tho
erection of a memorial stone rurnished
by the national organization. These
stones, by the way, ore furnished by
the Daughtors of the devolution for
the grave of any revolutionary soldier,
mid it is urged that any such grave
In tills county not marked he reported
to the Chapter here or at I.aureus.
The exercises last Wednesday were
si in pie Inn Impressive. Mrs. .lohn C.
I).iv?s as regent of the chapter pre
sided. The Itev. .1. K. Mahaffcy de
livered an excellent address. Mrs.
Mattlo Last Hell, a great-granddaugh
ter of Joe (irillln, gave a talk which
delighted all present expressing the
gratification this honor afforded the
family. Mrs. Hell was present at tho
deathbed of lo r great-grundfather and
was able to tell a number of interest
ing anecdotes iihoul him. A number
of Iiis direct descendants were present
and noteworthy amoiig them was Mrs.
Fan nie Monroe of tioldvllle, who lue4
the honor of bide; one of ihe tew liv
ing "real ilaughl >rs of the revolution":
in Viliet'l Mis. Monroe is a most 1
roiuai'kable wi m:n and Seeths good I
for many years of life yet. There
were some notable housekeepers pres
ent and they spread a bountiful old
time plcntc dinner in the grove after
the memorial exercises were con
The Daughters of the Devolution
are planning to do a good work in
Clinton. They have arranged a course
of study of revolutionary history and
a series of social meetings for the
current year, and a number of new
members have been attracted by this.
The local chapter will he represented
at the King's uomntain celebration by
Mrs. .lohn C. Davis. Mrs. .1. I.. Phillips,
ami perhaps other members.
The members of the Stephen D. Dee
energetic. At a meeting last Friday
afternoon at the home of Mis. It. Z.
Wright the annual election of officers
was held. Mrs. W. I'.. Owens was
made president: Mis. .1. 1 Copeland,
ft est vice-president i Mrs. I tut 1 er 11.
Hoyd, second vice-president; Mrs. W.
II. Shands. secretary: Mrs. A. F. Spen
The Civic league will hold its reg
ular meeting next Friday afternoon.
This organization is now "parking"
tho, public square, netting it ready for
the Confederate monument.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid society
gave a possum and turkey dinner and
oyster supper in the city hall last
Thursday which was entirely success
ful tin- profits being between seventy
and sevont . -live dollars.
The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid society'
Is making extensive preparations for
the bazaar which w ill b? held this year
on the tenth and eleventh of November.
The proceed-; 1! is year will be de
voted to the pip.' organ fund. Miss
Connie Dai ley was hostess lasi Friday
afternoon .".1 a meeting 01' the fancy
work rolniultt'^r?. Tjiis' c?p?uiijee i
herd at work ilttd will iiieol hgajti Mil
afternoon wit!: Mrs. (ieorge MM';'
Mrs. And: '. Tnoy are accumulating
a Variety of pretty jtrtlCl ?? shltabic
I for Chrl.it in tin gtfi
I). C. are also active and
< Ol M i TK W'I1KHK< |.\ VMI.N VTION.
OCT?liKR I . r.'i'?>.
1. Di fine: holin, vorb, preposition.
2. Classify (he parts of speech in lite follow Inj; s. t - ??: ''I Qarae as near
I liom as i ?oft I (I. mill them before any of (hem saw me. I called to them In
::. tllvo tit" rubs for llio l'6t . on of plurals.
?I. Point oul iho clauses ami . asna in the following sentence, and toll how
I hoy uro used: "Tho \vt men of the village used to employ Iii tu to do such little
oihl lobs as their loss obliging husbands would not do for thorn."
7t. Choose the correct word nnd give tlie reason for your choice: Will
tuny, eitheri of you two hoys lend me (your, his) pencil?
i5. I'se the following words in sentences: took taken! ran. ran: wont. gone.
! 7. Write a paragraph of one hundred words oil some piece of literature
1. When ami what was the Reconstruction Period?
2. What distinguished generals have been unsuccessful candidates for the
pri didcncy ?
:t. Name one Spanish, one Dutch, and one Kllgllsh discoverer, and name one
discovery made by each.
I. What was the Kmbnrgo Act? Wtlmot Proviso?
... What States belonged to the Southern Confederacy?
i'?. What, hitherto, unexplored part of the earth has recently been visited
nnd by whom?
7. Mention one chief cause of each of the following wars: (a) The War
of (he Revolution; <b> Tho War of IS12; (el Wars with the Rnrbnry States:
id) The Preach and Indian War: let The Spanish-American War.
1. Make a daily program for a one-teacher country school.
2. Describe a model spelling lesson for a fourth grade
llow would you endeavor to secure the co-operation of the parents in a
t. llow would you secure prompt ami regular attendance at school?
... llow would you present the subject of long division to a third grad ??
(5. Describe a proper method of asking questions in a recitation.
7. What professional reading have you done this year?
1. Name and locate the five principal risers of Africa.
-. What countries in Asia produce each of the following; fa) tea? (b)
Cotton? (cj coffee? till opium?
::. What waters would you pass through in a voyage front New York to
Manila, by Wa> of Suez CtihUl? (1)1 What countries would yon pass in the
?. Draw an o
.: !: count i I
, i In (ai
Vermont: ie * I .
( ii ies a ml < urrenl !. \ en! >.
2. Who is I be ??chief F.xeout ive" of tili.* state, iiud for how long a term is
he elected ?
When was nur pre.a i I Slate Constitution adopted?
?1, Name the courts Of Ibis Slate established by law.
I?. Name ih<- county o (Heers of yoiii' county mid uiv o briefly some of the
duties of each,
*>. In what great engineering enterprise of world-wide importance is the
(joveiiitneul ol life l it 11 od State.? iiO\\ enangtfd?
7. What very dtlHculi ieai of Antic Fxplornt Ion was reeetiily accomplished
by .??ii American?
Phj slnlii: j.
i Why should physiology be | might?
'i. Describe briefly the i?roc ess of dljtoslion.
::. Olvo the physiological effects of poor ventilation upon School children.
I. llow would >ou ventilate a si In ol room heated by a stove?
... What hygcillc rules should he observed in iho management of a school?
(1. (Ill (iive (be COIUpOSlllOt) ol blood
lb) (Jive (be difference bei ween veins and arteries.
7. ia i What is a narcotic?
ibi Name the narcotics in most common use.
I. Ily selling goods at 60 cents a pound x per cent is lost. What advance
must be made in (he price to gain lf> per cent?
II. How long can the windows and doors of a school room be. safely kept 1
closed, when occupied by 50 Children, If the room is feet long. 20 feet wide,
nnd lb feet high; provided each pupil spoils 30 cubic feet of air a minute?
3. Find the simple interest on $::,i;00 for 3 years,,0 months, 11 days, at the
legal rate In South Carolina.
4. If 3 men working 11 hours a day can reap 20 acres in II days, how many
men working 12 hours a day can reap 10 acres in 4 days?
5. Reduce .09.T7.r> bushels to quarts.
(Questions C and 7 omitted |
(Algebra questions omitted.)
The books of the County Treasurer
will be open for the collection of State, ,
County and Commutation Road Taxes
for fiscal year, 1009, at the Treasurer's
office from October l.'dh to December
:?lst, UM)?. Atter December ::ist. oue
per cent will be added. After Janu
ary ?1st. two |>er cent, will be added,
and after February 'isth, seven per
cent, will be added till the 15th daj of
March, 1910, when the books will be
All persons owning property in more
than one township are requested to
call for receipts in each of the several
townships in which the property la lo
cated. This is important, as addition
al cost and penalty may be attached.
All able-bodied male citizens be
tween the aj;es of 21 and t;n years of
age are liable m pay a poll tax of $1.00,
except old soldiers, who ate exempt
at fifty years of age. Commutation
Road Tax $l.no in lieu of road duty.
Road Tax to lie paid by tie1 1st day
of March, IH10. Other ta\<-s to be
paid at the tittle stated above.
Prompt attention will he given those
who wish to pay their taxes through
the mail by check, money-order, etc. j
Persons sending in lists of names
to be taken off are requested to send
them early, and give the township of
each, as the treasurer is very busy
during the month of December.
The lax levy is as follows:
State Tax . 5 % Mil Is
Ordinary County Tax .... Mills
Special Railroad Tax .... I Mills
Road Tax . :'. Mills
Constitutional School Tax. '?' Mills
Total . i:.'.. Mills
M i l l v. 1, SCHOOLS.
! aureus Tau lislllp.
1 .aureus No. M . Mills
Trinity Ridge No l . t Mills
Maddens No. . 2 Mills
Narnlft No. :: . 2 Mills
llnlle.v V. No I . 2 Mills
Mills No. _'. 2 Mills
Oi.k Grove No. (5 . - Mills
% null?** Tuw liship.
Youtr:-' No. J . :'. Mills
Fountain Inn No. ::?.I" Mills
I .an ford N". l 1 . 2': Mills
O.a No. 12 . - .Mills
! I reen POud No. 1 .
Shlloli No. .' .
Gray Ccnrt-Owings No. ?"?
r. trksdnlc No. ?'. .
Dials Church No. 7 .
Princeton No. I . Mills
No. :: . 2 Mills
No. ! . I Mills
No. .'. . t Mills
Tumbling Skoals No. 6 .... -'..Mills
Drewerton No. 7 . :i Mills
Sullivan Township Railroad
Bond . I Mills
Waterloo No. It .
Mi. Gallagher No. i .
Oethlehem No. j .
Kkom No. '?'< .
No. 4 .
No. ? .
Mt. Pleasant No. 6 .
Cross Hill Township.
Cross Hill No. 1:'. .
Cross Hill No. 1 .
Cross Hill No. 2 .
Cross Hill Nu. I .
Cross Hill No. .". .
Cross Hill No G .
Ii miter Township.
Mount ville No. IC . ltd Mills
i unter No. *_'. '_' Mills
Hunter No. :: . 2 Mills
Clinton No. .".. :: Mills
Scui'llt tow n Tow liallip.
I.anford No. in . 2*<j Mills
Orn No. 12 . ?_? Mills
.1. D. MOCK.
October 1. I?00.
_ ?: Mills
_ L1 Mills
_ ?: Mills
A complete line
of the above
which to make
Call and see us.
Laurens, S. C.
Tetter, Salt Rheum and Eczema
lue curd by Chamberlain'* Salve oik-tipnuVn.
tloti relieve* the Itching and burning tenMitou
Have You Bought A
S if not be sure to see our line that are made of the $
best quality of iron and are so constructed that
you can regulate the fire and keep an even heat. S
One will be a saving to you in the amount of fuel $
it will consume. We have a complete line in dif=
ferent styles and sizes, it will be money saved for
vou now and in the future if you will see our line 3?
before vou buv.
< LAURENS, S. C.
STATU OP SOUTH CAROLINA,
County ot' Laureus.
in Probate Court.
Ll/.zie Farrow, iudivlduall.v and as Ad
ministratrix of the estate of .1. M.
Farrow, deceased, Plaintiff,
Rroadus Farrow et al.. Defendants,
Pursuant to a decree in tbls action
I will sell at public auction at I.aureus
C. IL. s. c. on snlesday in Novembet
next (being the 1st day of the month),
during the legal hours of sale, the fol
lowing described tract of land, to wit:
All thai piece, parcel or tract of
laud lying, being and situate in Dial
township. Lauretta county, one mile
from the corporate limits of Fountain
Inn. containing seventy-six <7t5) acres,
more or less, and hounded by lands
Of T. E. Jones. T. K. Nelson. J. S. Nel
son. Y. R Scruggs and l>r. S. S.
Terms of sale: Cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers. If purchaser fails to
comply with the terms of sale, the
premises to he resold on the same or
some subsequent snlesday, at the risk
of the former purchaser, and without
further order of the court.
O. G. THOMPSON.
Oct. ?;. 1009 -St.
Notice of Guardian IHeharge.
To all whom it may concern:
Take notice that on the 21st day of
October, cup. at ten o'clock, u. nt.. I
will apply to (>. G. Thompson. Probate
Judge, at his oflice at I.aureus. South
Carolina, for my final discharge as
guardian of the estate of .lohn I). Sul- .
ah persons holding claims against
ue- ns such guardian will present and
prove the same or lie forever barred.
ALLKN .1. SCI.1.1 VAN.
Sept. 20t!i, 1009. 8-.*?t
a New Fall Goods *
1 At ?
* W. Q. Wilson & Co. fr
* , , *
J9% New Dress (ioods of foreign make in the most de
A strahle shades at $1.00, a yard. Down through the several A
|J? grades of domestic niatutfactnre, full Hues are shown. S|
?g> New Mercerized poplins in all the new Colorings at 25c. ^
Vk Here is shown a double width Suiting in thirteen different 4$
^ Colorings will make up stylish, only 15c, the yard. Flau
* neletts in neat scroll patterns with or without border ^
Ig at toe. J|
Heatherblootn Underskirts in different grades, New <p
Vi Hosiery. New Underwear. Many mouths ago the manu- 'gp
^ fact tires were notified of :i scarcity of wool, consequently 5^
^ a higher price is demanded for the present output rind as ?
1^ the relative value of wool and cotton respond promptly
*m the price of both have advanced. Anticipating this we
^? placed out order early and offer many litu-s of goods
fR cheaper than we could have done had our purchases been 9?f
^ deferred. ^
IW. G. WILSON & COMPANY *
f? Laurens, S. C:
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k Musical and Festival Week |
M October 25=30. k
I Russian Symphony Orchestra k
0 The best organized and most uniform in
& talent in the United States, supported by a spien- S*
0 did chorus of two hundred male and female voices. ??
V Special rates from all points in South Carolina. M
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