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After FItc Years Former Laureus Ma
Gives up Prlnclpalsblp of North
The following which 1b uf Interest 1
Lr.urens, Prof. Thoniason being a bo
uf Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Thomason, S
of this city, Is taken from Sunday
Mr. J. P. Thoniason of tho Nort
Augusta schools has tendered his res
Ignatlon as principal of the Schull
Township school and supervisor of tli
common school in North Augusta t
take effect at the end of this BChoi
Mr. Thomason has been connecte
with the schools of North Augus?
since the summer of 190.1. and his re:
Ignatlon is due to a desire on his pai
to pursue post-graduate studies In hi:
tory and economics nt Columbia Un
verslty of New York City, where li
intends going for a period of four tee
During tho period of Mr. Thomason
administration, the schools of Nort
Augusta have made remarkable pro)
ress in attendance, scholarship, an
equipment. Tho common school hi
steadily grown and a High school d<
partment has been croated which no
offers a four year courso of thoroug
Mr. Thomason's success In the mai
agement of the schools will prove
lasting benefit to the community.
Is the wish of his fiionds that his f)
ture career may continue so brig]
and successful, and such a career
confidentially predicted for him as 1
has given evidence of possession i
superior qualifications for his chos(
profession, and it Is with sincere r
gret that he is given up.
Saved A Soldier's Life.
Facing death from ehot and shell
the civil war wrh more agreeable to
A. Stone, of Kemp, Tex., than facing
from what doctors said was consul
ption. "I caotracted a stubborn coli
he writes, "that developed a coug
that stuck to me in spite of all rem
dies for years. My weight ran down
130 pounds. Then I began to use I
King's New Discovery, which complet
ly cured me. I now weigh 178 poinu
For Coughs. Colds, La Grippe, Asthn
Hemorrhage, Hoarseness, Cro?;
Whooping Cough and lung trouble, :
supreme. GOc, $1.00. Trial botl
free. Guaranteed by Laurens Dr
Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Beautiful line of Cut Glass just l
S. M. h E. H. Wllkea & Co.
CHARTER FOR G. 8. A. ROAD.
Ultimate Cupltal Stock Is Fluxed A
The Greenville, Spartanburg an
Anderson railway, whieh on an Inltli
capital of $300,000 and an ultima!
capital of $2,000,000, proposes to e>
tend the Anderson-Helton electric lin
on to Greenville and Spartanburj
has been chartered by the Becrotar
og state, with W. J. Thackston <
Greenville as president and treasi
rer, J, It. Vandlver and T. F. Mill, bot
of Anderson, as vice presidents an
The papers show that .T. H. Duki
H. N. Duke and Geo. W. Watts, all i
New York, have subscribed for $110
000 of the stock. J. H. Duke for $70,0(1
and the other two for $20.000 each.
Five prominent South Carolin
cotton mill men and financiers at
down for $10.000 each?FJ. A. Smytl
L. W. Parker, Thomas F. Parker, H. .
Haynsworth and E. \V. Robertson.
A. G. Fur man, W. J. Thackston an
.1. I. Westervelt, all of Oreenville, ar
down for $5.000 each.
The directors are: J. B. Duke, \V. J
Leo, E. A. Smyth. L. W. Parker, D. l
McBrayer, J. I). Hammett, J. P. Goi
sett. J. R. Vandlver, II. J. Hayns
worth, A. W. Smith, and W. .
From Helton to Greenville the e?
tension is to pass through the town
of Wiiltaraston, Pelzer, Piedmont an
Gantt, and from Greenville to Spai
tanburg, through Taylor. Greer, Pe
ham, Duncan, Reidsville, Wellfon
Fairforest, Lockhart und Spartan mill
The Laurens Extension.}
For the present It is tho intentio
of the projectors of the enterprise t
build only to Greenville, but the
hope in a few years not only to e:
tend it to Spartanburg, but to carry
on around by Union. Lauren a an
Greenwood and back to Helton, tin
forming a belt line through the hea
of the rich Piedmont section of tl
The Dukes are also said to be larg
ly Interested a a proposed Interurbi
lino which proposes to connect up tl
towns of Hock Hill, Chester, Fo
Mill and Charlotte, and a charter hi
been issued for this purpose, but tl
citizens and the council of Hock II
not being able to reach an agre
ment with the projectors, as to ce
tain requirements Hock Hill deman
ed, there Is no Immediate prospect
the line being built. Among oth
things the projectors wanted a f
GRAM) Jl'BY'S BE PO BT.
Final Presentment for Spring Ten
t of Court.
To His Honor C. Q. Oantzler. presii
d lug judge:
l' The grand j,;r> beg leave to preset
? the following presentment for th
c_ term of court:
ie We thank His Honor C. Q. Dantzle
5? presiding judge, and the other ofHcei
>' of the court for kindnesses and court"
}1 sles shown us at this term of court.
I" We have carefully examined an
h passed on all hills handed us by til
d solicitor. The former grand jury e:
amlned the bonds of the county oil
e- cers, and they stand as then, excel
that of the auditor, which, on accoui
?" of change In officers, required a ne
'0 bond. This we have examined, an
llnd properly recorded,
a The former grand jury recommetu
? ed that our representatives use the
efforts in securing an appropriate
by the legislature for the purpose <
checking tip the treasurer's olilce. Th
I we understand was done, and bill pas;
ed, and recommend that the propi
authorities proceed to carry out sue
The supervisor's report was receh
ed as information, and we desire 1
! commend him for the efficient and <
I conomlc way he has managed tli
c" We desire to express our approvi
13 of movement on foot for improvemei
(* of court house, believing it to be fc
the best interest of the county.
The following special committee
<*? have been appointed:
County OHlces?H. G. Wallace. V
C. Curry, H. H. Bailey.
11 Public Schools?D. M. Williams. ]
? L, Bramblett, L. 1). Curry,
y Roads and Bridges?W. A. Pool
*? P. k. Abererombie, H. D. Hendrlx.
il Public Buildings?A. N. Bramlet
l*l J. I). Woods, .1. W. Holt.
1S Respectfully submitted.
r< W. C. CURBY,
Hoi*- Good News Sprends.
m "I am 70 years old and travel mo
?e of the time," writes B. F. Tolson,
it Kli/.abethtown, Ky.( "Everywhere
M go I recommend Flectric Hitters, b
cause I owe my excellent health ai
lie vitality to them. They effect a cu
ill every time." They never fail to toi
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,(,_ bowels, stimulate the liver, lnvigora
the nerves and purify the blood. Th
work wonders for weak, run-dov
of men and women, restoring strengt
er vigor and health that's a dally jc
a Try them. Only f>0c. Satisfaction
positively guaranteed by Haurens Dr
Co., and Palmetto Diuk Co.
Mr. Featherstone in GreeuTillc.
Judge C. C. Feutherstone, of Lau
rens spent yesterday In the city wit
friends. He was passing through th
city on Iiis way home after attendin
a banquet given in Polzer at Which h
was one of the speakers.
Mr. Featherstone is a candidate fc
governor, and when seen yesterday b
a reporter for Tho News, he said li
had nothing to say except that h
was in the race and hoped to win.
Mr. Featherstone is well known 1
this county and no doubt he will r<
ceive a handsomo vote in Oreenvill
tn tho election.?Greenvilie Now;
SUMMONS AND NOTICE.
State of South Carolina, County (
Laurens, In the Court of Commo
The State of South Carolina, Plaintif
Straus, Pritz & Company a coparlnei
ship consisting of-Straus an
-Pritz and others unknown res
Identa of the (Mtv of Cineinattl, Stat
of Ohio, and others, Defendants.
Summons for Relief.
To tho Defendants Above Named:
You are hereby summoned and r(
quired to answer the complaint in thi
action of which a copy is herewlt
served upon you, and to serve a cop
of your answer to the said coinplaii
on the Attorney-General at his offlc
in Columbia. S. C, within twenty day
after the service hereof exclusive c
the day of such service, and if yo
fail to answer the complaint withi
the time aforesaid, the plaintiff here!
will apply to the court for the reih
demanded in the complaint.
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-General, South Carolin!
Anderson, Felder, Roundtree & Wllsoi
W. F. Stevenson,
B. L. Abney,
Dated February 9, 1910.
To the Defendants: Strauss, Fritz
Company a copartnership consistin
of - Strauss, and-Pritz an
other unknown res'.clunts of tho Cil
of Clnclnatti, State of Ohio, abo^
Take notice that the Complaint t<
gether with the Summons in this a<
tion of which the foregoing Is a coi
was filed in tho Office of the Clerk i
the Court of Common Pleas and Gene
al Sessions for Laurens County i
Laurens in the county and state afor
said on the 18 day of February, 191
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-General, South Carolin
Anderson, Felder, Roundtree & Wllso
W. F. Stevenson,
B. L. Abney,
Dated February 21. 1910. 31
0vtitv gour Carter &ig
early If you don't want to be disap
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equipment of this livery stable we
shall bo overtaxed to supply the de
mand for Easter outfits. So order
early so you won't be among the dis
appointed oneB. Special rates for
church culls Kastor morning. Better
put your name down for one.
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FARMERS MERCANTILE CO.,
Laurens, S. C.
Clinton, S. C.
For further information apply to
M. P. Smith,
Kinards, S. C.