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FINE OPENING FOR
COLLEGE AT CLINTON
Few Changes Made in Fac
ulty This Year.
MR. SPENCER I IN CHARGE
Prospects for Athletic Teams are Fine.
?State Tennis Tournament to he
Held This Year in Clinton.
Clinton. Sept. 20.?Tomorrow is the
-opening day of the Presbyterian col
lege of South Carolina and the streets
are already gayer for the groups of
jolly students going to and fro.
The attendance will probably not
he unusually large, hnt Mr. A. E.
Spencer, the acting president, has ex
pressed himself as very proud of the
quality of the students who have en
gaged rooms. The domltory will be
lull, it seems from nil indications.
"Whereas there have been many girls
from the town there will be only ten
In attendance this year.
The BtUdents are boasting that they
will be able to muster strong base
ball and tennis teams this season. The
intercollegiate tennis tournament will
be held in Clinton this spring and
there are plans to make it an Inter
esting event to the people of nearby
town--. Perhaps it has never been
held 11 a town so centrally located
in point of accessibility as this and
crowd-; of spectators ought to he pres
The hoys intend to light for the base
ball hanipionship this year. Foul
Umpiring in one instance and hard
luck at other times brought down their
average below what their actual qual
ity ns players ought to have command,
To the public the faculty may b>'
of lore interest than the baseball and
athletic achievements. The facility is
Stronger than it has ever been. Prof.
Sp< icor will act as president until the
board is able to selCCl a man who is
perfectly in sympathy with the work,
and adopted to it. Dr. I). J. Hrims has
he i added to the faculty and his
well-known scholarship makes him it
distil t acquisition. Prof. Bothwell
(Ii:. :.m returns with renewed Interest
and enthusiasm froi.i a year of study
al Harvard, where he won (he degree
of Master of Arts. Mr. Graham's spe
cial subjects were Latin and History,
Mr. i. YV, Ligon returns after a year
spent partly In the iiospitnl nnd part
ly In studying physical science, which
Is i is department, at Cornell. Hoe
tor Bean is always studying under
Ills own instruction: Prof. Martin
-i- the summer 111 Clinton, having
cha . of the campus and buildings.
Pj (. Woodworth spent bis vacation
in ?))?) mountains of Virginia.
A pleasing feature of the opening
is the presence of several alumni as
\ IsitOi s.
) i- if r L 4 ? i 1 ?.'? '?? ?. i * i V ? i * . i
1 SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
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Misses Minnie and Mahle Wallace
en ertalned delightfully at nations on
Saturday afternoon, in honor of their
guest Miss Campbell, of Tallassee. Al
nbi . . After a dainty salad course
\v s rved. several pretty vocal selec
lb vere rendered by Misses Todd
an i Wallace. Those present were
Misses Oussie, Courtney, and Bessie
WatH. Miss Todd. Miss Meng. Miss
Chilli-ess. Miss Franks, Miss Gray.
oiikerson, Miss Matthews, Miss
Leon Dodson entertained the Cove
nants a at his home iast Friday even
ing. The social feature was a "Topic
party" and musical selections. De
licto s refreshments were served.
Those present were Misses lletllc
Lake, Marie Cray. Helen Sullivan.
Ruth Kasterby. .Marguerite Simpson.
Mai ' Sullivan. Susie Matthews, .jntlio
Harris and Katharine Sullivan. .Messrs
Phil Huff, .lames Milam, Baric Calne,
Jol i Terry Poole, Job Little, .lohn
Bolt, Richard Dlllllap, Tom Lake, .lu
lius Sitgronves, Boland Moseley. Hast,
inu.- Dial, Moore Dial, and Leon Dod
Miss Mattie Bnllentlne and Mr,
P It McDowell were united in mar
riage yesterday morning at 0.30
O'clo ik at the home of the bride on
West Henry street. Rev. It. 10. Neigh
bour, pastor of the S?uthslde Baptist
The wedding was very quiet and
was witnessed by oniy the Immedi
ate friends and relatives. The bride
wore a traveling suit of brown with
hat t > match.
Mi\ and Mrs, McDowell left imme
diately after the ceremony for Slim
ier and from there they will go to
Knoxvllle to attend the Appalachian
exposition, On their return, they will
be at home to their friends in Spring
The bride is the daughter Of Mr. and
Mrs. I). F. Ballentlne and Is well
known here, where her attractiveness
has won for her many friends.
"Ci i bo depended upon" is an ex
pression We ?II like to bear, and w hen
it i-- Used i i connection with Cham
ber!; i s Colic, Cholera nnd Diarrhoen
R< medy It means that It never fails to
cure diarrhoea, dysentery or bowel
complaints. It is pleasant to take
and equally vnlunblo for children nnd
adults. Sold by "LatrrenB Drug Co.
THE SECOND LESSON
Where Will My Furniture And
Housefurnishing Dollars Do Greatest Duty?
Again we say?we have most convincingly answered this important question, and every dollar
vou've to invest in Furniture and Housefurnishings will do greatest dutv at the store of 5. M.
& E. H. Wilke, ?* Co.
Box Seat Dining Chair
Quarter Sawed Oak, Highly Polished
Open Cane ?Seat, French Legs.
Quartered Oak Sideboard
.|S inches long, 2.| inches deep, French
Plate Minor 36x18 inches. Regular thirty
Pedestal Dining Table $13.75
Quarter Saved Oak. Heautifully Polished,
9 inch Pedestal, Claw feet, extends to 6 feet
long, top 42 inches wide, a splendid value.
Carpets and Rugs
We have here gathered a magnificent collection of
new Pall Floor Coverings <>f every description.
And the new Fall goods are exceedingly interest
ing in Colorings, beautiful new designs and their at
tractively low prices.
9x12 -A.rt Squares
A fine art square; a choice lot of new patterns in
rich oriental and floral designs; good Si/I "% CZ
heavy grade goods.^t1?
Reautiful Floral and Oriental Patterns,
1 1-J yards long, only
This Beautiful China Closet
Merc is an elegant Closet for the money
?Solid ()ak, Quarter Sawed, Golden Finis! .
French r^egs, Claw Feet, 68 inches high, 38
inches wide, a splendid well made China
Closet, and a good value at 23.50.
5. M. & E. H. Wilkes
p Wood's Descriptive Q
Fall Seed Catalog
now ready, gives the fullest
information about all
Seeds for the
Farm and Garden,
Grasses and Clovers,
Seed Wheat. Oats.
Rye, Barley, etc.
Abo tells al! about
Vegetable & Flower Seeds
that can be planted in tin- fall to
advantage und protit, ami about
Hyacinths, Tulips and other
Flowering Bulbs, Vegetable and
Strawberry Plants. Poultry
Supplies and Fertilizers.
Kvery Farmer and Oarr'r-rKr ?hOUld
have mis catalog. Itll Invariable In
iti helpfulness and atiRRPsttvi? Ideas Tor
* Jirotltabl?? and mtl;.fac?ory Kann or
(iarden. Catalogue mailed free on
requeat. Wrlto for It.
I T. W. WOOD ti SONS, J
O Seedsmon. ? Richmond, Va. C
Hoard of Registration.
Tire board of registration meets on
the first Monday in each month. An
wlio desire registration certificates
must oome before the board on that
day. J. Pat Caldwell.
South Georgia Farms
I have several thousand acres, level cotton nnd corn lands, in
farms runging from 30 to 3,000 acres. Price varies from to
$20.00 per acre, according' to location, grade and improvements,
Business established over forty years. If interested, write
Wade H. Powell
IVeal Estate .Agent
BiaKeley, - - Georgia
? Statement Jan. ist, IQIO, to Conn. Ins. Dep'tm't
? National Fire Insurance Company $
? Of HARTFORD, CONN.
ft Capital Stock all Cash. $1,000,000.00
it Funds reserved to meet all Liabilities,
Re-Insurance Reserve, Legal Standard, 4,685,577.28
V Unsettled Losses and Other Claims. 802,835.96
0 Net Surplus over Capital and Liabilities, 2,840,294.01
? Total Assets January 1st, 1910, 9,828,707.25
J. J. ADAMS, Agent
The success of n man in business
depends oil his attention to JittU
A thousand get rich l>y saving,
where one gets rich by speculating.
That person is w ise who in youth
makes provision for old age.
A dollar saved today May be the
foundation of your fortune.
Begin saving to-day, tomorrow
you may forget it.
Saving like spending is a habit.
1 he Place to Put Your Savings is
Laurens, S. C.
X. B. Dial, President C. H. Roper, Cashier