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Makes Warm Friends
Let Us Keep You Warm
ulled the Oliver
? all day ?iycI
eels like us, colt
If the horses feel that way,
how do you suppose the man
who has been holding the
Probably mighty well satis*
fced with himself, and glad
He has done more work,
better work, and with greater
ease?simply because he used an
Why don't you be one of these men?
We will be glad to show you the plow?to answer
questions?and to convince you that this is the plow
for you to buy.
"BUILT FOR SERVICE
J, D. CULBERTSON
Madden, S. C.
EARL C. OWENS
Gray Court, S. C.
All calls promptly answered anywhere in this
and adjoining counties. The spendid schedule en
ables me to reach you promptly. Long Distance
Phone No. 47
* W: G. WILSON & CO.
Have opened this week a full
line of Dress Goods for Spring
wear consisting in part of yard
wide riessaline Silks, solid and
Fancy Wash Silks, Poplins in
a full range of colors, new Dress
Ginghamsand Skirting Percales
White Mercerized Waist ings,
Dimities and Crespette.
New Laces, Ribbons and Embroideries,
Dutch Collars, Jabots. Everything
New in Neckwear at
W. Q. Wilson & Co. j
OF LOCAL INTEREST.
Two Acts Passed at Kcccnt Legislature
Requested to be Published ?>) Super
intendent of Education..
The act below, passed at the recent
session of the legislature, is pub
lished at the request of Supt. of Edu
cation Gco. L. Pitts:
An Act to Provide for Consolidated
and Graded Schools in Country Dis-1
tricts, and to appropriate fifteen
thousand dollars to encourage the
Section I. He It enacted by the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of South
Carolina: That not less than llfteen
thousand dollars be appropriated an
nually for the purpose of assisting ru
ral school districts In the establish
ment, mainteifance, and Improvement
of rural grnded schools under the con
ditions and provisions of the follow
ing sections of this Act: Provided,
That the amount hereby appropriated
shall be expended from the sum ap- '
proprlated under the terms of Term
Extension Act of 1910, Act No. 431,
page No. 701.
Section II. When any rural district
in South Carolina shall levy and col
lect a special school tax of not less
than four (4) mills, and when a school
In such district employs two certifi
cated teachers for a BChool term of not
less than six months, and when such :
school has an enrollment of not few-!
er than fifty pupils and an average I
daily attendance for the session of j
not fewer than thirty pupils, and when
such school is taught in a comforta- j
ble and sanitary building provided
with the minimum equipment pre
scribed by the State Hoard of Educa
tion, and when it uses a course of |
study and classification approved by
the State Hoard of Education, It shall
be entitled to receive State aid under
this Act to the amount of $200.00 per
Section III. When any rural school
district in South Carolina shall levy ,
and ^collect a special school tax of i
not less than four (4) mills, and when
such school employs three or more
certificated teachers for a school term
of not less than seven months, and
when such school has an annual en- I
roll incut of not fewer than seventy-!
five pupils, and an average daily at
tendance for the session of not fewer
than forty pupils, and when such
school is taught in a comfortable and
sanitary building provided with the
minimum equipment prescribed by
the State Hoard of Education, and
when It uses a course of study and
classification approved by the State
Hoard of Education, it shall be en
titled to receive State aid under this
Act to the amount of $300.00 per year, j
Section IV. No district which re
ceives State aid under the provisions
Of the High School Act, or of the;
Term Extension Act shall receive;
aid under the provisions of this Act. i
No district which contains an incorp
ated town with more than three hut*
dred inhabitants shall receive aid un
der the provisions of this Act.
Section V. It shall be lawful for!
the school trustees of a district to j
use the State aid obtained under the
provisions of this Act to furnish pub
lic conveyance of chidren to the
school, when in the opinion of the
trustees and the county superintend
ent such action Is wise and expedi
Section VI. The State Superintend
ent of Education may refuse aid un
der the provision of this Act, if it is
made to appear to him that the ex
penditure would be unwise and de
trimental to the interest of free
school education in said district.
Section VII. The state Superin
tendent of Education with the said
State Hoard of Education, shall pro
vide rules and regulations for the dis
tribution of this fund, and shall pub
lish such regulations to the various
county superintendents of education,
who in turn shall publish them to the
various district trustees.
Section VIII. Application must be
filled in order of their receipt, and paid
or refused In the same order.
Eection IX. All acts or parts of
Acts inconsistent with this Act be,
and the same are, hereby repealed.
An Act to distribute among the sev
eral counties the balance of the
State Dispensary fund not Otherwise
Sift ion I. He it enacted by the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of South
Carolina, That the state superintend
ent of education, the state treasurer
and the comptroller general are here
by authorized and directed to appor
tion among the several counties of the
state the total cash balance of the
state dispensary fund now remaining
in the state treasury and not other
wise appropriated. This apportion
ment shall be made on the basis of
enrollment in the free public BChoo'S
as given in the annual report of the
state superintendent of education for
the scholastic year ending June ::0,
Section IT. All moneys npportloned
to the respective counties shall be
paid to the county treasurer upon the
warrant of the comptroller general, to
bo held In the county treasury as
school funds, and paid out upon the
parrnnt of school district trustees In
the discretion of the county board of
education, as provided in Section ill.
Section III. Th ecounty boaids of
education of the respective oopntlea
are authorized and dlrecte dto use this
fund In strengthening weak schools, In
encouraging school Improvement, nnd
In promoting tho educational Interests
of their counties In such manner and
at such times as they may deem most
helpful to the cause of education, un
der the general direction of the state
superintendent of education. This fund
shall be a county board fund; and the
time, place and manner of its distri
bution shall be determined by the
several county boards of education,
by and with the approval In writing
of the state superintendent of educa
tion; provided, that no more than
one fourth of tho amount apportioned
to a county shall be eypended In any
one year except In counties where It
shall be used to defrny past Indebted
ness due by the school fund, In which
counties the whole amount may bo
used In any one year.
Section IV. Any nnd all additional
fundH that may hereafter be paid into
the state treasury by the windlng-up I
commission of the state dispensary
shall hp apportioned within thirty
days from the date of such payment,
in the same manner, and shall die ex
pended as provided in Section LLL of
Approved the i* d day of February
A. D. 1912.
Cole L. BleaBe.
Hepeis Attack of Death.
"Five years ago two doctors told
mo I had only two years to live." This
startling statement was made by Still
man Green. Malachite. Col. "They told
me 1 would die with consumption. It
was up to me then to try the best
lung medicine and I began to use Dr.
King's New Discovery. It was well I
did. for today I am working and be
lieve I owe my life to this great throat
and lung cure that has cheated the
grave of another victim." Its folly
to suffer with coughs, colds or other
throat and lung troubles now. Take
the euro that's safest. Price 50 cents
and $1.00. Trial bottle free at Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
MORNING^ NOON AND NIGHT
People nre Crowding Into J. E. Min
ter & Dro's. Store.
Occasionally an Individual or firm
rises from among the every day com
mon place way of doing things and
makes folks rub their eyes and take
quick notice. There Is a concern
right here In Laurens doing this very
.1. E. Minter & P>ro. one of the lead
ing mercantile concerns of this city Is
creating one of the biggest stirs that
has happened In mercantile circles in
a good many days, attracting people
from far and near and at the same
time staying strictly within the hounds
of conservative business methods.
Some few days ago this Arm opened
its doors on what they term a great
Piercing Arrow sale, and from that
day to this they have attracted im
mense crowds, such crowds as have
seldom been seen in any one store in
"BARGAINS" is a magic word?to
the average mortal It is a magnet that
attracts where all else falls and if
rightly applied with the necessary
amount of publicity it has and ever
will act as a mighty attraction, and
right here Is in part the success that
has been brought through the succes
sive announcements of this store?
they have BARGAINS rightly applied
with the necessary amount of publici
In talking with Mr. E. P. Minter the
question was asked; "To what spe
cial feature do you attribute this suc
cess?" His answer was interesting and
what we can remember we will give
you. Ho said: "We give no one spe
cial credit?we give them all credit?
llrst of all we believe In advertising?
and advertising liberally?what we
have for the people we want them to
know and there is no better way to
get to the people than through the
public press?we never misrepresent
In our ads?If anything we make the
offering better than we advertise it?
we never sell a dollar's worth of goods
without our guarantee goes with It?
never a sale In our store until the
customers is thoroughly satisfied?
?we have one price to all?wo treat
er's interests?of course we are In
business for profit?but never at the
expense of any customer's good will
?we have one plrec to all?we treat
all alike?this is the policy that has
made us many friends not only those
who trade with us but among many
who do not trade with us. The suc
cess of this sale lies solely through
these things?our past record you
comes from Dr. J. T. CurtlSS, Dwlght,
Kan. He writes: "I not only have cured
bad cases of eczema in my patients
with Electric Hitters, but also cured
myself by them of the samo disease.
I feel cure they will benefit any case
of eczema." This shows what thous
ands have proved, that Electric Hit
ters is a most effective blood purlller.
Its an excellent remedy for eczema,
tetter, salt rheum, ulcers, bolls and
running sores. It stimulates liver,
kidtwys and bowels, expels poisons,
helps digestion, builds up the strength
Price 50 cents. Satisfaction guaran
teed by Laurens Drug Co. and Pal
metto Drug Co.
Itheumnilsm nnd Itlond Diseases
The cause of rheumatism itj oxceas
uric ncld In tho blood. To cure rllOU
mutism this acid must ho expelled from
the system. Rheumatism Is an Inter
nal disease nnd requires an Internal
remedy. Hubhlnjr with oils nnd lini
ments mny ease tho pain, hut they will
no more cure rheumatism thnn paint
will chnnKe tho fiber of rotten wood.
Cures Hhcninntlsm To Stay Cured.
Science law discovered a perfect und
Complete cure called Rhcumnelde. Test
ed In hundreds of cases. It bns effected
marvelous cures. Rheumactoe removes
tho cause, sets at the Joints from the
Inside, sweeps tho poisons out of the
system, tones up the stomach, reflates
the bowels nnd kidneys. Bold by driiR
frlst* at 60o. and $1; in the tablet form
at 88o. and r^ic, by mail. Booklet free.
Ii..).Mit ('lumbal Co.. Hnltlmnrc Md.
Get* At Tfcc Joint? From The Inside.
Laurens, P. C.
THE SUPERIOR VALUE OF |
AS A SOURCE OF ORGANIC AMMONIA
IS BROADLY ACKNOWLEDGED.
The Board of Fertilizer Control of South Car
olina gives Imported Ground Fish Guano a valu
|C per unit more than
Cotton Seed Meal.
3/~\c per unit more than
^ Dried Blood or Tankage.
Imported Ground Fish Guano contains 10 to
12$ Ammonia and 14 to 20$ Bone Phosphate of
Lime?equivalent to 6 to 10$ Phosphoric Acid.
As a plant food, Imported Ground Fish Guano
is a steady feeder, the kind that stays by the crop,
furnishing food, as needed, throughoi . growth.
It is ideal for Cotton and Corn.
For prices, etc * write us.
THE COE-MORTIMER CO.
NEW YORK. CHARLESTON, S. C.
A Real Spring Tonic!
Is one that goes after the liver good and strong, a prepa
ration that will drive away all Indigestion, Constipation
and Liver troubles. When that is done the cause of debil
ity, tired feeling, headaches and the other symptons of
a run down condition is removed.
R. L. T.
will do this better than any other remedy you can take.
Be sure to keep a bottle on hand. 50cts and $1 per bottle.
Manufactured and Guaranteed by the'
R. L. T. COMPANY,
Anderson, S. C.
For Sale by Laurens Drug Company
50ets and $1.00 Bottles Laurens, South Carolina
Buyers Guide and Classified
E. V. FERGUSON'S
For Cleaning, Pressing
and Dyeing. All Alterations
promptly and neatly done.
Telephone No. 254.
Harness, Morse Goods
The difference between a
rut and a grave is the length
and the breadth of it. If you
JOHN A. FRANKS
there is no danger of falling
We wash everything but
the Baby. Put your duds in
my suds. The best combina
tion in Laurens.
Laurens Steam Laundry
Come In and see about the TVest
hoase Bagged Tungsten Lamps and
let as reduce your Ught bill.
W. P. HUDGENS
Tinning. Rooffing and
S. S. BOYD
Plumber and Tinner
Dealer in Plumber's and Tin
Upstaiis opposite Qity Hall.
We are the sole bot
tlers for Coca Cola, the
Coca Cola Bottling
Advertiser Printing Co.
"The Quality Printshop"
Specialist in Every Class
of Job Work