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FPFTY PRIZES OFFERED
South Carolina School Improvement
?OiYors Fifty Priies tor Most Im
provements in Hurnl Schools.
Too South Carolina School Improve
ment Association ?fters lifty prizes to
tho schools of the State for the most
Welded material improvement made
? iuring a given length of time. Ten
of the prizes are to be $100 each, anl
forty are to be $f>0 ench. Regulations
concerning the fifty prizes that are to
be c-warded by this Association are as
1. Improvements must be made be
tween November 1, 1910, and Decem
ber 10. 1911.
2. Prj/.es will be awarded to schools
where the most decided material Im
provements have been made during the
Under material improvements are
included local taxation, consolidation,
new buildings and out buildings, re
pairing and painting old ones, libra
IB, reading rooms or tables. Interior
oeeorations. beautifying yards, better
drlnkjug water, and better general
4. No school can compete for any of
those prizes unless it is a rural school.
No town with more than 400 popula
tion shall be eligible to the contest.
13 All who wish to enter this con
test must send names and descriptions
Of schools befor-e improvements are
made to the president prior to Octob
st. usjng blank No. 1.
G, All descriptions, photographs and
r evidences showing Improvements
must be sont to the president before
L?'j';ember ID, 1911, using blank No. 2.
The Chairman of the Hoard of Trus
tees of any school that is competing
for a prize must approve all descrlp
tions before and after improvements
are made, and refer same to County
Superintendent of Education for his
approval and signature.
'!. Blanks will be sent to schools
?competing for the above prizes with
jLivstlons to be answered relating to
the conditions under which the Im
provements have been made. Tho Ex
amination Committee will examine
- data, and awards will be made.
?. Prizes will be awarded in checks
? ember 31, 1911. The prizes are to
be used for further Improvements in
:< schools receiving them?either for
interior or exterior Improvement.
: Other things being equal, thone
H "'..ools using designs for new build
ings suggested by the Clemson Exten
i Bulletin will be given preference.
Address all communications to
Miss Lizzie Rogers.
President South Carolina School Ira
Bennettsville, S. C.
Owing to tho annual meeting being
in March instead of December,
'tii announcement concerning the prlz
??? offered was necessarily delayed.
So far only eight applications for
the fifty prizes have been received by
the president. The schools, are urged
not to let this opportunity .pass.
information concerning those prizes
be had by writing to Miss Lizzie
Rogers, President of the School im
provement Association. Bennettsville,
CHANGES AT DEPOT.
*?.:. J, A. Dnvcnport Resigns his Posi
tion ns Vardmaster and Mr. .lohn
?ilkcrson Succeeds Him,
all?, J? A. Davenport, who has been
vu/dmnstec at the freight depot for
several years, has resigned bis posl
: on to accept one at some other point.
Ml Davenport is known as one of the
r; ost competent employees of the rail
>&d and it is understood has accept
1 a position which is quite a promo
over the one thiit he bas held
Mr. .lohn Qllkerson, who has been
' . h the ('. it YV. ('. for several years
bus been appointed to BUCCCOd Mr
- .'Oil port and has already entered
?n his duties.
( I ujvS CATARRH.
hko Coughs, Colds, Croup anil Sore
The Laurens Drug Co. guarantees
rYOMEl (pronounce it I-Ilgh-o-me) to
aure catarrh, acute or chronic; to cure
?olds, coughs, croup and sore throat,
or money back.
~n cases of deafness enrised by ca
rarrh, there is no remedy so efficient.
HYOMEI Is a liquid extracted from
the euealyptiiH trees ?>r Australi**, and
Is a soothing, healing/ germ killing
... 'iHOptle. ! 7
A complete HYOMKI outfit conslst
fig of a bottle of HYOMEI and an in
destructible hard rubber pocket lu
i . ier costs $1.00. For treating ca
tarrh or any throat or nose ailment,
ixKir a few drops into the inhaler and
h rear the.
That's all you have to do. and as the
air passes through the inhaler It he
comes impregnated with antiseptic
flYOMEI, and this soothing, healing
air as it passes into the lungs reaches
every particle of the Inflamed mem
brane, kills the germs and heals the
raw, sore catarrhal spots.
If you now own a Hyomel Inhaler
you can buy an extra bottle of HYO
MEI for only 60 cents ot Laurens
i/. jg Co. or druggists everywhere.
]Jet our prices on Ball's "8ure Seal"
FrviK Jars it is the best Jar made.
S. M. * E. H. Wllkes & Co.
I MADDEN NEWS |
Madden, Juno 5, 1011.?The drought
through here still continues and it is
getting serious. We me still hoping
that the rain so eagerly looked for
will coiue soon.
Grain is being harvested while the
sun shines. While the dry weather
cut off the grain crop considerably, it
Is better than at first thought to be.
We were disappointed In not getting
a full program of Children's Day in
your last issue, but the lateness of
the Item and the smallness of the pa
per, accounts for partial report. The
Children's Day program at Prospect
is always a welcome bit of news to
all. .Many who have left us eagerly
scan it. for it brings up scenes and
faces of other days. In far away
Brazil, this time there will he read
the report of Children's Day hy a
consecrated man of God who 2:5 years
ago made the first "welcome" speech
at Children's Day at Prospect, and up
in Vermont at the foot of the his
torical Green .Mountain, lives a digni
fied serious-minded professor, who on
that same auspicious occasion gave
us the closing address. To botli of
these, as well as many others, news
of Children's Day is welcome new;;.
To thom it was an event of great im
portance, in their happy boyhood days.
Who knows but that the oratory of
both these hoys had not its origin in
their Childish efforts at speech-mak
ing on Children's Day.
Sunday was the regular preaching
day at Quaker. Several of our people
went over, It being their home church.
Mr. J. D. Culbertson and family. Mr.
Claude Finley and Miss Susie Langs
ton were among these who attended.
Mr. G. W. Proffltt and daughter, vis
ited their uncle. Dr. A. C. Kuller, near
Hahun Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Watt Cunningham has goiu? on
a visit to his son near Clinton.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Finley spent Sun
day with Mrs. Finley's parents at Cold
Mr. and Mrs. XV. 11. lludgons were
recent visitors at the home of Mr. T.
Mrs. Rhada Fuller and grand-chil
dren, are now on a visit to Mrs. Betsy
Motes, the mother of Mrs. Fuller.
Mr. and Mrs. Leopard were here to
see their daughter, Mrs. Wise recent
Mr. .lud Langston and Misses Ethel
Pryson and Juanita Martin, were
among the number who attended the
closing exercises of Bailey High
school, and also the Lawn party at
Mr. B. B. Blakeley's.
Mr. and Mrs. Thad Moore entertain
ed their friends Sunday, Mr. and Mrs.
Lee Madden and children and Mr. and
Mrs. Bub Martin.
Master Troy Jones has not been so
well the pavt week, hut is up however,
and cheerful. His friends hope soon to
see a decided change for the better.
? Mr. L. C. Martin narrowly escaped
a serious accident Saturday, when a
bridge over which he was crossing
with an engine, broke down. For
tunately, no one was injured and the
engine only damaged. It is up to the
supervisor to keep the bridges in safe
condition for travel. It was a narrow
escape for Mr. Martin and his many
friends'rejoice that it is no worse.
The friends and relatives and I hey
are many, of Dr. and Mrs. w. .1.
Langston, will bo grieved to hour of
the serious illness of Mrs. Langston
at her home at Conway, S. ('. The
latest message states that all hope
had been abandoned for her recov
Do not trust the fitting of
those glasses to the ordinary
optician - a SLIGHT ER
ROR will often develop the
defect in your vision to a
more serious condition.
Correct fitting of glasses
requires THOROUGH EX
CARE and THE BEST
The continual growth of
our patronage and the pleas
ed recommendations or our
patrons attest to OUR satis
factory optical work.
Laurens, South Carolina
BEATS OTHER PEOPLE'S
44(H A "\7 fl/\rifl79
If You are from Missouri come
and we will Show you!
SPECIAL LOT OOOI) CALICOES.
June sale price 4e and 5e per yard while the
Uc and To quality Ginghams and Chnmbrays,
Special, per yard, while the lot lasts .. 4 l-2e
nie quality good yard wide Bleaching, Juno
Good quality Long Cloth.10<
75c quality, Extra Long Waist Corsets. Spec
ial June sale price.48c
Special lot Ribbons, worth 12 I-2c und 15c
per yard, while the lot lasts.10c
15c. 19c to
.. .. lc
.. .. Ac
.. .. 8c
1 Palm Leaf Fan for.
line Palm Leaf Fans for .
1 Japanese Fan for.<" .
Folding Fans. 2c, 5c. Sc. 10<
1 nice Towel.6c
Fine large Towels IOC, 13c, lee. to .. .. 25c
1 nice Counterpane.08c
I set Embroidery Hoops.5c
1 spool best Embroidery Cotton.4c
Special lot Laces, worth from 5c to 10c per
yard, only 5c per yard, June sale.
Special lot Embroidery, 5c, 8c, 10c, up to 48c
Job lot Linen Collars. 3 for
NICE QUALITY WHITE GOODS FOR 1101
Waists and Skirts 9c. loc, 12 l-2o.
!e Worth 35c per yard.
Lace Curtains 39c, ISe. 69c, |?8c to
I nice Curtain Pole.
1 nice Window Shade .... .
1 Window Shade.
I line Linen Shade.
Window Wire Screens, extension, only ..
Chocolate Candy, worth 20c per lb., now
Crystallised Cream Drops, good Candy . .
Taffy Tola Chewing Gum, 5c package, only tc
good Cigars, Lord Culvert.5c
II double sheets Fly Paper.5c
1 good Fly Trap.Lu
1 nice Umbrella.48c
:! Turkey Red Handkerchiefs.5c
2 nice Handkerchiefs.5c
1 Ilm? Handkerchief.6c
Summer Lap Hobes ISe. 75e, Sic.98c
lee Cream Freezers at Prices .Melted Down.
Ladies Gauze Vests for FiC Sc. 10c.15c
Men's Undervests, short sleeve and long
tleeve, 24c and .lite for the 50c kind.
I lb. can Borated Talcum Powder. June sal
TRUNKS AND SUIT CASKS.
1 Suit Case.84c
1 Suit Case, good.$1,48
l Suit case, leather.$3.?s
I Trunk, worth $0.60 for.$4.08
I pair plow Shoes worth ?1,35 mir cut
1 pair $2.60 plow Shoos.$1.01
I pair Dress Shoes. $1.36 value.9Hc
1 pair Dress Shoes. $2.00 value.$1.48
I pair Dress Shoes. $2.50 value.$L08
I pair Dress Shoes. $3.00 value.$2.48
I pair Dress Shoes. $3.50 value.$2.08
I pair Dress shoes, $4.00 value.$:i.:io
7 cakes best 5c Laundry Soap for.25c
II cakes Polo Soap.25c
'.'< cakes nice Toilet Soap.I0e
10c cake Glycerine Soap.5c
10 packages Mixed Tea. good.8c
Hie Shoe Polish, best.Mc
1 Camp Stool.24c
Flower Pots, 5c. 10c.tSc
Jardineers 2:ie, :t!le, 48c.79c
I nice Set Plates.80c
I Set Plates.45c
6 Special Bargain Days This Week Walk a Block and Save a Dollar
CLOTHING, JUNE SALE.
$5.00 Men's Suit for.$3.98
$ti.00 Men's Suit for.*L1S
$7.50 Men's Suit for.$5.Sl>
$10.00 Men's Suit for.$7.08
$12.50 Men's Suit for.$0.04
$15.00 Men's Suit for.$11.98
$18.00 Men s Suit for.$11.79
Walk a Block and Save a Dollar More you
buy. the more you save.
MUX'S AND BOYS' HATS.
75c Hat for . . .. '.I8c
$1.00 Hat for.7:5c
$1.25 Hat for.
$1.50 Hat for.
$2.00 Hat for.
$2.50 Hat lor.
$5.ilu John 15. Stetson Hal ?
Straw Hals going at 5c. !i>(
ind up lo.
I sc. '.i
lu l-2c quality lino white Lawns.10c
12 I-2c quality Percales, only.10c
12 i-2e quality Ginghams.10c
Special Lot Ladles Shirt Waist $1.25 kind
Shin Waists, 75c kind for.I8C
Dress Skirls. $1.25 kind for.08c
Under Skirts. $1.25 kind roi.08c
I nder Skirts, 75c kind for.18c
Fine Voll Skirts. $7.00 kind for.$4.08
Special value Skirts. $1.48, $2.::'?>. $::.ls. $:',.!i.S
ind up lo.$7.501
Children's Drosses, 2iU\ ise, 89c 98c. $1.18.
ALSO BARGAIN TABLES.
Hoys Overalls for.-5c
Hoys Work Shirts.25c
Ladies Bedroom Slippers.25c
25c quality Table Oil Cloth.ISe
1 set Tumblers.18c
i sei cheap Tumblers.13c
1 set nice Goblets.39c
1 Table. Fancy Glass Novelties, worth 25c.
A few Panama Hats going ai Jen Sale Prlci
Lemonade and Ice Tea Tumbh r?, tall. |i(
Special lot .Meat Dishes, worth 10c and 15c,
Don't fail to see our Bargain Tables in tin
basement. Tin. Glass. Crockery. Knnuiel m!
ware. 10c, 13c, 15c.254
Pants worth $1.25 to $1.60 for.08c
Pants worth $1.75 to $2.00 for.$1 1 ?
Pants worth $:i.U() lor.$2.39
Pants worth $5.00 for.$3.ls>
Pants worth $7.00 for.$5.00 d<
Huy Pants now and Save Money,
Just received another shipment Indies' Mats
Flowers and Ribbons at away down prices
Come and buy 2 Hats now. You'll nave mom
$41.000 Dollar Stock in R d Iron Ruckst ti
M Ieei from and we have very near everyihin?
von may need, and remember we sell it for
$1.25 Dress Shirts for.
50C Work Shirts.
?0 Union MttdO Work Shirts
Men's Overalls 48c, 69c . . . .
$1.25 Union Made Overalls
Menens. Colgates. Air Float Talcum Pow
Air Floal Talcum Powder.10c
35c Dress Shirts.21c
50c Dress Shirts for.35c
65c Dress Shirts for.18?
90c Dress Shirts for.00c
$1.00 bottle all standard Patent Medicines 81c
50c bottles Patent Medicines.12?
These are the same medicines thai you pay
iOc and $1.00 per bottle elsewhere,
l nice Art Square, sl/.e 9x12 feet for only $2.01
I i; loot Buggy Whip.I Or
250 Buggy Whip.ISe
35c Buggy Whip.25c
50c Bilggy Whip.39c
75c Buggy Whip.IV
plugs S. ti G. or Banana goon ChevVlng
25c Corset Covers.10c
:.5e Corset Covers.25c
Hi" loi Chewing G.um, Candy, Plodinonl Cig
arettes und Dukes Smoking Tobacco, Laundry
Soap. Soda. Gobi Dust, Patent Medicines. Starch
Blueing, Haking Powders, Black Pepper. Gluti
or Spice. Nutmegs, Flavoring Extracts, Salts.
Sulphur. Turpentine. Castor Oil etc, We soli
em for Less.
.lust c losed a big Pants deal, 2000 pairs men's
CHILDREN'S SANDALS AND SLIPPERS AT
JUNE SALE PRICES.
Low ( lit Slippers |COlllg at Red Hot Prices.
Wc Sei I for Less
We are Completely Out of the High Priced District.
Red Iron Racket
J. C. Burns & Co.
Walk a Block
Save a Dollar
?.C.Burns & Co,
6 Cut Price 6
210 West Laurens Street.
Next to Bramletts Shop.