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MEMORY OF HEROIC
DEAD AGAIN HONORED
ADDRESS BY MR RANKIN
prGraves of Old Soldiers Decorated?
IHuner Served by the Ladles
to Visiting Veterans.
Memorial Day exercises, fining and
inspiring, were held yesterday under
the auspices of the J. l?. Kershaw
chapter. United Daughters ot the Con
federacy, and with over one hundred
veterans, many sons and a large num
ber of school children present and par
ticipating In the exercises in one way
and another. The weather being most
agreeable there were In attendance
representatives from every section of
the county, and everything conspired
to make the occasion both pleasant
The city opera house, in which I'.ie
maln exercises of the day were h< Id,
was appropriately decorated for tin
occasion, and when the programme
was entered upon the house was com
fortably tilled, lion. \v. R. Itlchey pre
sided and invited the Rev. L. P. Mc
(}ce, pastor of the First Methodist
Church, to make the opening invoca
tion. Then followed a song, ' .March,
Mandl, March," hy the graded school
choir composed of about fifty voices.
"A Soldier's Farewell" was effectively
recited by Mrs. Jesse H. Teague. af
ter which another song, "My Mary
land" was rendered hy the school
The oration of the day was deliv
ered by the Rev. Charles F. Rankin,
pastor of the First Presbyterian
church and n distinguished son of a
gallant'Confederate soldier. Mr. Han
kin chose for his theme "Some of the
Things That were not Lost in the 'Lost
Cause.' '' These may he summarized
as embracing the Southerner's ideal
of a popular government; his distin
guished leadership In war as well as
in other crises the speaker here
pointing to the commanding ligures ol
Leo, Jackson, Stuart, Hill, Gordon and
Hampton; the Confederate soldier's in
spiration, ami his courage which has
characterized him no less in time
of peace than from Manassas to Ap
pomattox; his work, after returning
home, in redeeming and building up
again the well-nigh Impoverished
Southland; how in time the South has
come to take her stand industrially, fi
nancially and socially. It was a line
tribute to the memory of Confederate
heroes dead ns well as to the valorous
deeds of heroes living.
At the conclusion of Mr. Rankin's
address "Carolina" was sung and then
it was announced that Crosses of Hon
or would he presented. The names ot
those entitled to this distinction were
called and in response about twenty
veterans and decendants went forward
und received the bronze medals.
After the benediction hy Rev. J. L.
McLln of the Presbyterian church, the
assemblage repaired to the cemetery,
led hy the veterans marching in line.
Here the graves of till Confederate
.soldiers were decorated Wii.h garlands
of (lowers, under the direction of Mrs.
II. It. Ihdl and a corps of assistants.
Preceding this pretty custom, the roll
of the honored dead was called hy
Mr. .lohn F. Holt.
At one o'clock the veterans. as
guests of the Daughters of the Con
federacy, were served with dinner at
the city armory, committees from the
local chapter, assisted hy a number
of gallant men Of Hie city, looking al
ter their comfort and seeing that all
were provided with dinner.
Frelndship School Closes Saturday.
OwlngS, May 0- The closing exor
ICBOS of Friendship school will take
place on next Saturday, '.be Mil), be
ginning at 10:30 A. M.
The exercises will consist of songs,
speeches and drills hy pupils, and ad
dress hy distinguished speaker. Bas
ket picnic will he another feature of
the occasion.. The public are cordially
invited to attend.
Dynamiting Fish in Reedy ItlTCr?
It is reported that for several weeks
parties have heen killing fish in Reedy
river hy throwing dynamite into the
stream above the Reedy River Power
company's dam. Such acts are in vio
lation of the laws of the State, a heavy
penalty being provided in case of con
ABOUT CROSS HILL
Fine Uulus During the Week?School
Koon is u Good Fisherman.
Cross Hill, May 10.?Cross Hill'
school certainly won out In the first
oratorical contest. Clinton news pa
pers and correspondents seem to take
it mighty hard, but get a little com- i
fort In the fact that Master Barnlel
Parrott at one time attended their
school. There will he another chanco
next year contemporaries.
We had fine rains with quite a
sprinkling of hail last Wednesday and
Mr. Men A. Anderson and his bride
of Waterloo were in town last Mon.
day returning from a visit to Mis.
Anderson's people at Rock Hill.
The Clinton Glee Club will he here
for a performance next Friday even
1 was glad to see that good feeling
prevailed in our county convention.
When people get so sectarian and nar
row that they can't see any good in
any but their own little sect or party
it makes me think of the man who
prayed "God hless mo and my wife,
my son and his wife, us four and no
All the teachers here have been re
elected for another term. Miss Pin
SOU declined and Miss Maltie May Ne
ville of Clinton was electee) to thai
place. She will teach the fourth and
Prof. Parrotl attended the teachers'
convention In Columbia last Thursday
Last Friday Mr. J. W. Koon went to
Saluda river to fish. He saw a number
of persons on the banks fishing but
caught none. He secured a boat and
pulled out in the stream, secured his
boat to a limb of a tree and from S
o'clock a. m. to 4 o'clock p. in. he pull
ed in thirty-five pounds, fifty-six In
number, all cat fish. Several of them
weighed 2 1-2 to :? pounds. He was
walking, so could not bring all home.
He gave a number away. Mr. Koon]
' is our policeman. He Is good at catch- |
lug lish and "tigers'" too.
XEGItO FOUND DEAD.
On Mildllck Creek. Four Miles From
Mountvlllo, May 0.?John Tonguo,
colored, was found dead m ar Mlldllck
creek, four miles below Mountville,
last Friday morning. It seems evident
that he was accident ly shot by him
self as was found by the court of in
quest conducted hy Trial Justice J. j
Attending General Conference.
Judge C. C. Featherstone. lay dele
gate from this state to the general con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal
church. South, went to AshevlllO Mon
day. He will probably he absent from
' the city this week or longer.
The farmers of this community were
very glad to see the rain. Some of
them will have to replant cotton seed.
Mrs. Dr. Benson gave her society
an entertainment at her home Satur.
Mr. nnd Mrs Hugh Mahon and
daughters. Marie ami Lizzie, visited Mr.
C. V. Hipp Saturday.
Mrs. Claytle Mahon is spending a
few days with her father, Mr. C. A.
Mi^s Sadie Cray spent 1,181 week
with Mr. J. A. Mahon and family.!
Death of Homer Dahl?.
Mr. Homer Babb died of pneumonia
Friday morning iast at his home in the
upper part of Dials township. With
MasoniO honors ho was laid to rest
011 Saturday at Fountain Inn. The
deceased was a son of the Into Thomas
Babb and is survived by a widow and
.several children, Ho was 40 years of
age and was si hardworking fanner
and good citizen. Messrs Oscar and
Brskine Babb of the city attended the
funeral of their kinsman.
A Mailer of History.
II cost millions of dollars, and thlr- I
ty-five years time in work, to prove'
conclusively that scientifically made
paint, is superior to the old method of
mixing with a stick 5n a pot: a few !
gallons at a time. The L. & M. Paint
is scientifically made hy machinery
with only the finest White Zinc and
White Lead made from metal, and
pau st Linseed Oil. Its use saves cost
ly labor, and the many millions of
gallons used throughout the United
States proves it. Sold hy J. H. M
L. Nash. Laurens; J. W. Copoland &
STA Ii: VETERANS' REUNION.
To !><? Ilt'hl Aiiirtist 17-P" in City ol
Spartanburg, May C?August 17th
and istli is the time set for tin- Con
federate Veterans' reunion, to be held
in Spartanburg this summer The
date was chosen yesterday at a joint
meeting of the committee from camp
Joe Walker, the city council and the
chamber of commerce, held at noon in
the office of the < hamber of commerce.
John Wood, secretary of the chamber
?.f commerce, wa? elected chairman
of the joint committee on arrange
ments. W. S. Glenn was elected treas
The Sons of Veterans will meet at
the same time ns the veterans in
Spartanburg. and i* Is hoped to get a
representative from that body en the
committee of arrangements. The
committee as it now stands is com
posed of the following gentlemen:
('apt. N. P. Walke;, ('apt. Charles
Petty. R. D. Balbraith and George
Adttlr, from camp Joe Walker; W.
13. Burnett, l>:\ II. N. Snyder, H. E.
Ibdnitsh. II. H. Rnvcnel and Ceo. W.
Nieb?lls, from the chamber Of com
merce; W. \V. Hyi ?t, Charles Christ
man and K. W. Join ton, from the city
council; John Wood, secretary; W.
s. Glenn, treasun ?.
Some time ngo /'hon Mayor Lee
named the committee from the city
council, he said that Spartanburg
would do the right thing by the vet
erans, and that it rested with the com
mittee to see thai the city council
played nn equal par: in the entertain
Rev. Mr. lirier Reflected.
Ora. May 10.?The Ore. school board
held a meeting today and unanimous
ly expressed themselves as being very
much pleased with the work of Rev.
B. H. Grief, of Ora. ;ts principal; and
Miss Lucy Allen of Amelia, Va.. as
Mr. Grior was reelected as princi
pal, with an advance in salary for the
term of 1010-1911.
As heretofore, Mr. Crier was granted
I the privilege or sehe:in;; his assist
Grccil Poilll School Picnic.
Gl'ceu Pond. May 10, A basket pic
nic will he given by tin- Green Pond
j High school, Friday, May l'u. Some
good speakers have been invited to ho
With us on that day. The public is
Death of Mrs. loam.
Mrs. Sarah P. Isom, wife of Rev, J.
X. Isom, died at her home in Green
ville on Saturday nnd was buried on
Sunday at Rock Hill. She leaves six
children, one daughter being the wife
of Mr. J. W. Hipp of Whltmlre. Mr.
Isom was pastor of the Methodist
church at Whltmlre a few years ago.
Common Pleas Court Over.
The spring term of common pleas
court adjourned Saturday after a ses
Rion of two weeks. In the several ap
peal motions Judge Featherstone re
fused a new trial in the case of the
Laurens Telephone company vs. The
Enterprise bank, .and in the cases of
Sullivan vs. Machen and C. & W. C.
Railway company vs. the City of Lau
rens he reserved Ills decision until
The court disposed of a large volume
of docketed eaves, some of long .-land
ing and others of unusual Import*
P. \. It, Chapter.
The Henry LnurciiH chapter. O. A.
P. will hold ;!;? ir regular monthly
meeting on Friday afternoon at 1
o'clock with Mis. Crooks SwygOI't.
Prof. IV. (', Curry, Re-elected.
Johnston, May s prof. w. 0, Curry
has been re-elected as principal ol
the Johnston High school, with two of
his former teachers. Misses Bessie
Stuart ami Catherine Boulware.
Mr. Jahn l.imllcy.
Mr. John C. Llndlcy died Monday at
his home a mile from Rabun Creek
church. Interment yesterday at Ra
bun. Deceased was about ">."> years
old and has lived most of his life In
the Tumbling Shoals section.
See Penny Bros. s<ll a lot a minute
at the land sale.
We have a large line of flower Pots
at I. ;., 7. lo and I.", cents,
?. M. & E. li. Wilkes & Co.
PIKST HEMMEST ENCAMPMENT.
Will lie Hohl This Slimmer Either lit
Spartanbiirg or Greenville.
Columbia, May .">.- Plans for the
summer encampment of the State
militia were discussed at a conference
held here today between Col. E. H.
Cox, of the Second Regiment, Col. C.
T. Llpscomb, of the Third Regiment,
and Capt. P. K. McCully and A. M.
Carpenter, representing the city ot
Anderson. The Second Regimen! may
go to Chicamauga together with the
Third Regiment from .Inly II to 20.
The First Regiment will encamp
cither at Greenville or Spartanburg.
If the second regiment camps at All.
derson there will he a five-days' ma
neuver at Paris Mountain with the
REVIVAL CLOSES THIS WEEK.
Some of the Results of Hie Special
Services at Itaptlst Church.
It is announced that the series ol
special services at the First Raptlsl
church will probably come to a (dose
this week. Mr. Wakelield has stated
that he can not Btny longer than a
day or so more. The meeting is in
the middle of the fourth week now.
and the services conlilie to attract
large congregations from day lo day,
while the cottagc-to-eottago prayer
I meetings daily grow in Interest and
importance. There has been a. gen I'
ll 1 awakening among the membership
of the First chinch and many pro
fessions of faith have been made from
time to time as the meeting has pro
gressed, and in the end there will
doubtless he a large ingathering ol
' new members, not only hy the Raptists
hut hy other churches. In fact quite
! a number Of accessions have been re
corded at the First church as a result
I of the meeting.
Goes to I.aureus.
Mr. IL 11. O'Slllelds left Thursday
for Laurens where he will he connect
ed with the Watts' mill company store.
His family will not move for a week
or so yet. Mr. O'Slllelds is a young
man of splendid business ability ami
of unimpeace: hie character. He leaves
warm friends here ami has the f|Uali
Ites of manhood thai will enable him
to win his way into the hearts of the
people whero he has gone.?Union
"Huston Bloomers" at Clinton.
Clinton. May 10. The base hall sea.
son wound up in a blaze of glory a
week ago today and since then (he
team has been feasted ami entertain
ed lavishly, the Misses Mason. Mr. and
Mrs. Martin being among the enter
The home team out-played every
visiting team this year and has the
reputation of being one of the strong
est In the State.
A base ball game of Sufficient im
portance to (dose down all the cotton
' mills and to draw a $100 crowd was
played here last Friday afternoon on
the Clinton mills ground between an
organization of women known as the
Boston Bloomers and the Clinton mill
team. The Clinton players won by
a score of II to 1. A Clinton gentle
man said that he would like for every
suffragette to see such a spectacle.
Local and Personal.
There will he a meeting of the Civic
league nest Monday afternoon at .'.
o'clock at chamber ol commerce rooms.
For the benefit of the civic league
a moving picture show will he given
Friday night at the cHj opera house.
Mr. Cordon Oarlington of the Ashc
vlllo Gazette-News spent Sunday in
the city With his motle r, Mrs. .1. C
Mr. ami Mrs. Walter Narr of Green
ville were guests of fiends in the
City Thursday and FrldftJ.
Mr. and Mrs P. B. NVIIkcs of Nor
folk have been in the city Iho past
week with relatives.
Mrs. W. L. Taylor and Mn L. C
Couch chaperoned a Utile picnic party
at Holmes' park Friday afternoon. The
Children had great sport playing un
derneath the trees and enjoyed the
tempting luncheon spread for them.
Or I Scliayer attended the Colum
bia music festival last week.
Mr. T. C. Turner returned Friday
from a professional vlsll to Charleston
Mr. T. T. Wood of BreworlOII was in
the city Tuesday.
Mr. William I). Sullivan of Tumb
ling Shoals was among fho \lsiting
veterans here for Memorial Day.
Mr. j, C. Martin of Ml Gallnghe
iVftH a business Visitor to the city ye
Misses Lilly and Mrtttlo Reil Peter
son of Sandy Springs were in this
city Monday. Miss Lilly taught during
the past year at St. Charles.
LAURENS STOCKMEN I
HOLD SECOND MEETING
Addresses Made by Clemson Special?
Isis anil a Sricutlllc I'll Ion Conn
ty Furnier Steck Kxhlbtts?
The second meeting of the Laurent!
County Live Stock und Dairy asso
ciation was held Thursday with a fair
ly good attendance of farmers. Two
sessions were held and the association
feels greatly encouraged over the out.
look for the success of the meetings
that will be held later on. The first
of these will be held at tirav Court.
August 5-C, the association having ac
cepted the invitation Thursday.
Thursday's meeting was held in the
chamber of Commerce rooms and was
presided over by Pnsldenl \V. D.
liynl. with .1. Wade Anderson as secre
tary. After disposing of tome routine
matters, the association was address
ed by Professors I). N. Harrow. .1. M.
Burgess, and ('. B, lladdon of Clemson
college ami Mr. I. 10. Minier of Scdalla.
In addition Messrs .lohn I). W. Watts.
W. ('. Wharton, \V. P. Harris ami oth
er leading Laurcns county farmers
talked and "tired-* questions al tho
Clemson ? Xpert s, thus adding much In
terest to the different discussions. Prof.
It, if. Welch was present, hut al Ills
suggestion he was excused from speak
ing as it is the expectation id' the as
sociation to use him on some future
occasion when it may bo possible
that "such a formidable array ol Clem
son profensors" can no! bo secured.
On motion, lie' Clemson college vis
itors were i lected honorary members
of the Laurcns association.
Prof. Harrow, who is at the head ol
the division of farm extension work
ai Clemson. discussed the subjeel of
animal feeding. Prof. Bui'gCSS, who
Is connected with the department ol
dairy and animal industry at Clem
son. pointed out the importance of (Im
proper breeding of stock, cattle and
, lions in order lo secure the best re
sults. Mr. lladdon. a recent graduate
I of the A. and M. College of Mississippi
and now connected With the farm ex
tension work at Clemson, told of the
work thai he proposes to do in the way
of visiting rural schools ami Introduc
ing and cncouriigeing the teaching ol
agriculture, beginning in the primary
departments. Mr. Minter, conceded
to be one ol the most successful young
farmers in llic Piedmont section, gave
the association the benefit of his ex
perlonoo in the matter of raising hogs,
lie showed how he raised last year a
plenteous supply of pork al from '!
to l cents the pound. He contended
that there was more money in hogs
than any other prod lie. I that is now ho
inn made on the farm. Mr. MInter's
address is giv< n in its entirety in this
During an Intermission of an hour
for dinner several of the stockmen
present got together some good exhib
its brough in from their farms which
were displayed on the square and at
tracted much attention. These in
cluded four lambs, one milch goat and
kid. one Ayshiie bull calf, owned by
John D. W. Watts: two year old colt,
by McDuflle Patterson; two mares and
I one cold, by Chlldross Pros.; (wo
horse colt-. |,y W. I'. I larris.
Mr. .Winter's \ddrcss.
Mr. Chairman and members of tho
LaureilS Live Ktoe**\ association:
It is a pleasure to be with yon, es
pecially on this occasion. I was ask
ed by your invitation committee lo
make a little t; !l< on bog raising. I
nssurred your committee that I win
no speaker However, it is a plen
ure for me to ;; y to g|yo you what in
formation | can Oil (he sub.h et.
in hog raising ihe thing of llrsl Im*
,portance is tin- preparation, and by
preparation I do not mean (he build
ing of a >; by v pen. It depends en
(irely upon the extent you intend !<?
raise hogs, as to Hie size of enelo '. '?,
but right here jet me urge upon you
all lo Increase this branch of your
live stock Indus! ry. 11 dopi ml . ol
course a great deal upon one's loca
tion as to how profitable you can
make it. If one is situated near a
branch or small si ream where they
can gel fresh running water to drink
as Ibis Is one of the main essentials
in the location of your pasture this
Is for your permanent pasture.
Now a:; to your Holds the te xt is
your enclosures, fences and what kind.
While comparatively young, yet my
experience is rather large along the
line of fencinc as I have built 'hem
unite extensively. As tho obi rtdngc
goes, oxporloneo i- the i,e.t teacher,
I will give you some of my experience
(Continued on page flvc.j
Program Opened With Din
ner for the Veterans.
(iOV. IY1AULDIN ORATOR
College Students and Pupils of |)|f.
forenl Schools, Joined In (lb?
Kerrniiee of the liny.
Clinton, May 10. Memorial day Is
being celebrated hero today with en
thusiasm. The program for Iho day
began with a dinner In the city hall
at 12 o'clock for the veterans of R.
S. Owens camp, and any visiting vet
erans and for the members of Muco
Laugston camp of Sons ol Veterans.
These (wo organizations include about
a hundred members. This dinner is
given by the ladies of Stephen I >. Lee
chapter. U, I). C. < very year.
At 2 o'clock Dr. W. A. ShnildH ami
his aides marshalled the procession
forming on the square and marching
to Iho cemetery for the purpo q of dec
orating Confederate soldier's graves.
In Iho procession were veterans, sons
of veterans. Presbyterian col lego stu
dents. Thornwell orphniuige school,
graded school, mill school, Daughters
of the Confederacy.
Since last Memorial day about sixty
crosses have been erected a- markers
of veterans' graves by the Stephen D.
Loo chapter and nround Hume were
piled evergreens ami flow? in profus*
From the cemetery the procosslon
passed to the Carolina Memorial w hen*
the honorary address was delivered
by the Hon. \V. L, Mauldln ol Green*
villo. Dr. Jacobs offered the opening
prayer and the Rev. II Fowler, the
chaplain of R. S Owens camp, 11, C.
v.. closed with prayer and benediction.
Songs from the graded sehool, the
College glee club, and the Thorn
1 well orphanage. ; . cue d to afford much
pleasure to the guests ol Hie OCCU
YOUNG WOMAN NOW
Miss Sue Ooopoi <.. thii cjty has
been given the inanagement of the
I.aureus steam liiuudi> uei ? < ding Mr.
Chalmers Armstrong, resigned. Miss
Cooper has been connected with the
laundry for s< ;< n 1 years and Is thor
oughly familiar with every detail of
operation. In placing her tit th< bead
of the plant. t he propi letor; at once
show their appreciation of Mlas Coop
er's fidelity to duly and tin confidence
they have in her capability, This Is
perhaps tin- first and only instance In
the Stale where a lady has been plac
ed in active control of a laundry, and
Miss Cooper's friends are congratulat*
ling her upon her promotion.
The Laurens laundry ranks as onO
of the lust in Soiitli Carolina and its
equipment Is kept up to date. Recent
ly two expensive machines have been
installed, supplanting old ones, and
thus the plant Is kept up to the sland
Dcnfli of }\ rs. S. K. "> < iing.
Clinton. May a. Mrs. S. I). Young
died at her h< me in th ? < Union mill
v-ill (ige last Wednesday after thirty
years of most devoted, srelf-saerlfleft,
which won for her the l? mh r l'< HllgS
of every oho who knew her.
Thirty years ngo her hit hand, n llap
i. i minister, died, and In a few (lays
n son was born !<? her. lie never
was able lo move himself, feed him
self, or speak articulately', although
hi mind was bright. She th voted her
self to her son and il e llaptlsi church
and loving friends and relatives saw
to ii thai she lacked for nothing, she
was sweet and e!.rful and her lifo
was a sermon to all who knew her.
?rha bereaved son will be cared for
The circumstances of her death
Wore OSpeclnlly sad. She was giving
her son a drink of wafer when sudden
ly she foil In a stroke of apoplexy on
the lloor. His Cries summoned assist
ance but she m-ver rallied.
V Man Maut? To Hie
only when ti lazy liver and sluggish
bowels cause frightful despondency.
Hal Dr. King's New Life Dills oxpel
pol ons from the system; bring hope
and (enrage: euro all Liver. Stomach
and Kidney troubles; impart health
an ! Vigor 10 the wak. MM roil I and ail
ing. 2Gc at Laurens Drug Co, and Pal
metto Drug Co.