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A TAX LEW OF FIVE MILLS
Columbia, S. C, Jon. 20.?A tax levy
of 5 millb will be necessary for the
state government of South Carolina by
an estimate prepared and sent to the
general assembly bv f'ompt roller Gen
eral Jones This estimated levy for
this year is three-fourths of a mill
less than the levy for 1010. The 5 mills
levy will be sufficient If the estimated
expenditures are not exceeded.
The estimated expenses of the gov
ernment of South Carolina for 1911
will be $1,642,000 according to Comp
troller General Jones. Thia is an in
crease of $04,019,84 over 1910. He says
that it will be necessary for the State
to borrow the sum of J??O.OO for run
ning expenses for 1911.
The following are the estimates of
the various departments of the State
Governor's office .
Secretary of state's office.
Comptroller general's office .
Insurance, commissioner's office.
State treasurer's office .
Superintendent of education's office.
Adjutant and Inspector general's office.
Attorney general's office.
Railroad commissioner's office.
State librarian's office.
Public buildings .
State geologist .
? lame protection .,.
Department of agriculture.
Judicial department .
Health department .
Tax department .
University of South Carolina .
Winthrop Normal and Industrial college .
South Carolina Military Academy .
Institution for education of deaf, dumb and blind .
South Carolina Industrial and Mechanical college
educational purposes .
hospital for insane .
Carolina industrial school .
charitable and penal purposes.
Elections . ..
I I o.l02.40
$1.6 12,2 13.99
Waterloo Masonic Officers.
The following officers have been in
stalled by Waterloo lodge No. 286, A.
F. M? for the current .Masonic year:
S. K. Williams, worshipful master.
J. A. Smi'h. senior warden.
.1. ('. Smith. Junior warden.
T. .1 Anderson, secretary,
W I. Jones, senior deacon,
f.. C. IIill. Junior deacon >?
1'. O Smith and Matthew Henderson,
.lohn A Puckott. tylor.
Have Returned, to l,aureus.
Misses Maggie and Mannte Sin HI*
have returned to Laureus from Spar
tanburg and arc again occupying tho
Itol.tnd brick hnildlpr, on I. aureus
Qolden opportunities in boundless
quantities at tho Great Removal Sale
now on at Tribbles. ?
.Just received a big line of 10 cent
goods, they are splendid values.
a. fa. & K. H. Wllkea & Co.
NATIONAL CORN SHOW
A MAMMOTH AFFAIR
Ten Days to be Spent In Mturiylng the
Culture ef this Great Cereal and
Van to which It Is Put
Columbus, O., Jan. 19.?"King Corn"
the most Important cereal crop, which
amounted In 1910 to 3, 121, 381. 000
bushels, will be tendered special hom
age at the National Corn Exposition
to he held in Columbus. January 30
I to February 11. At no time in the his
I tory of agriculture has this nll-im
! portant crop been so recognized?one
I day being set aside, known as "Na
tional Corn Day." The festivities in
celebration of "King Corn" will con
tinue throughout the day with address
es by prominent fanners and famous
orators, when the matter of produc
tion and consumption of the corn crop
will be threshed out. It will be one
of the most notable days of the great
est of all agricultural expositions, and
one which will be a sterling milestone
in the progress of agriculture.
While the entire day will be given
t.i discussion of corn improvement by
noted specialists, the evening program
Will be of still greater interest to
many of the vlsi'ors, for the splendid
National Corn Banquet will be the
feature. Plates will be laid for 1500
guests, the Ohio Corn Improvement
association to be the host. The ban
quet will be held in tho Immense Ex
position auditorium, and with (lie
grandest menu of all corn products.
I intermingled with catchy music and
other entertainment features, the ev
ening will he one of much gaiety.
The program for the day includes
addresses by P. (!. Molden of Iowa;
('. O. Williams. Ohio; Q. i. Christie.
I Indiana; William Deltrlck, Illinois;
C. G. McCall, Ohio; w. .1. Splllman,
department of agriculture.
At the evening corn banquet, Sec
retary James Wilson of the depart
ment of agriculture will be the prin
cipal speaker. His topic will be "The
Evolution of American Agriculture."
I Senator Horton of Ohio. Senator Clapp
I of Minnesota*, and other notables, will
speak. Governor Harmon of Ohio will
j preside at the ceremonies incident to
i the occasion, and Secretary Sandlos
of the Ohio State Hoard of Agriculture,
j will be toastmaster.
I.on K. Parsotus.
Look for the coupon in the Pal
metto Drug Company's space, car. it
out and get a free treatment for kid
ney troubles at their store.
1 Wait for the Big Sale
? OF THE
1 Red Iron Racket
$ Clothing:, Hats, Shoes, Ladies' Dry Goods, Notions, Ready-to
? wear, Jewelry, .Watches, Clocks, Tin, Glass, Crockery and
? Racket Goods.
0 Get your Pocket Book filled up and be ready. You know
J the Red Iron Racket Sells Same Goods for Less Honey.
? WAFT and WATCH for the date, we will let you know
RED IRON RACKET
Sells More Goods for Same Money?Same Goods for Less
Money All the Year Through.
Buy Your goods of Red Iron Racket and Save from IQ to
35 per cent of Money.
J. C. Burns & Co.
Six Cut Price Store*. Down on West Laurens Sfc., Near Bravnlett'sShop.
Red Iron Racket in Laurens is Located Completely Out oi the High
RED TAG SALE
Is in FULL BLAST
55 The Great Red Tag Sale opened with a rush last Friday, the people appreciating the Great Bar=
H gains we are offering in Embroidery, Laces, White Goods, Muslin Underwear, etc.
New Goods, Bigger Values, Attractive Prices is the Motto for this Week
A GREAT EMBROIDERY SALE!
Exquisite Embroidery, worth $1.60 per yd. Red Tag price #1.00, #1.18
Shirtwaist Embroidery, special Red Tag price ..#1.00 ami #1.2."?
Match seta In flue Embroidery, special at.4lh- and 39c
All our Embroidery special at .5?c
18-Inch Flouncing, special at .25c and 39c
See the special table of Print .19c
One table of Lace special .5c
One table of l.ace. worth Be and 10c special .3c
10 inch I.awn. In mill ends, special .,?r
Hoy's Suits worth $0.00, Red Tag. .$3.99
Hoy's Suits worth 3.50, Red Tag.. 2.69
Boy'9 Suits worth 2.50, Red Tag.. 1.89
Clothing Red Tag Prices
This is your Opportunity to huy that
suit you have been intending; to buy. This
is the time of year we denn up stock re
gard of cost. You can nave several dol
lars on your suit and you gel it with the
real beginning of winter.
$25.00 Suits, Red Tag Stile.$18.99
22.50 Suit. Red Tag Sale.16.b9
'20.00 Suits. Red Tag Sale.16.99
18.00 Suits. Red Tag Sub-.13.98
1?..")() Suits. Red Tag .mle.11.99
15.00 Suits. Red Tag Sale . . 10.99-11.99
r_\r>0 Suits. Red Tag Sale .. 8.99-9.99
10.00 Suits. Red Tag Sale. 7.99
8.0? Suits. Red Tag Sale. 6.99
Short lengths In Klaxon, and Poplin and dimities, worth 2?0,
Androscoggan Bleaching, special . 10 yds, for #1.00
Cotton Voiles In all the new shades per yd.25e
One lot Men's $."?.00 Shoes sizes 6 to 8 special at .#2.10
One lot Dorothy Dodd, $3.00 Shoes Blr.es 2 to I special at ..$1.19
One lot Children's Shoes special at .UHe
The Remnant Counter!
Remnants of all kind are put on the counter to close out?ev
eryone a bargain - don't fall to visit the department.
A clean sweep of all overcoats, clothing, ladles' suits, boys" suits.
Ladies' $20.00 to $'25.00 coat suits. Red Tag price .*I3.9?
Ladles' $15.00 coat suits, Ited Tag price .#0,09
J. E. Minter & Brother