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Successful Year's Work Closed with
interesting Graduating Exercises
After a most successful year's work,
rlnlty-Hldge school came to a close
Thursday evening, at 8:30 o'clock,
tho graduating exercises took place
at the school building. The names of
the graduates and their essays follow:
Nannie Mae Williams, "Life of Na
Wynona Chaney, "The Principles of
a Free Government."
Clyde Barksdale, "Life of Andrew
Mike Parks, "A Plea for Negro Dls
Ierman Boyd, "Life of Robt. E. Lee."
- Robert Barnett, "Woman, Mere Wo
Marcus Boyd, "The Controllng Ele
All of the essays were quite good.
After the reading of the essays, Mr.
Jno. D. W. Watts, chairman, of the
board of trustees, made a short but
very interesting talk.
Immediately following Mr. Watts'
talk Mr. J. P. Coats presented certifi
cates to the seven graduates with a
few appropriate remarks.
On Friday, an all-day picnic took
place in tho grove near the Dial home.
A large crowd enjoyed the beautiful
dinner, and the renewing of friend
During the session just closed, there
have been eighty-five pupils enrolled.
This Is the highest enrollment, by
eleven, that the school has ever had.
The average dally attendance was a
little over fifty. Minnie Irving and
her little brother, J, C, did not miss
a day during the whole session. Min
nie Irving has not missed a single |
day in five consecutive sessions.
It will be gratifying to the patrons
to know that Mr. Coats has accepted
the prlncipalshlp of the school for]
the session of 1912-13.
Warrior Creek, May 13.?Quite a
number of young people attended,
Trinlty-Itidge picnic. In the afternoon
Warrior Creek crossed bats with the
Trinity-Ridge lads, defeating them in
every respect. Much credit is due Mr.
Bascon Brownlee, the skillful mana
ger. Mr. Eston and Nathan llembree.j
of Ora, attended the picnic also, Mr.
EBton helping Warrior Creek out In
Warrior will cross bats with Lau-1
rens In the near future.
'T B[ AFRAID
EAT WHAT YOU WANT
Eat what you want when you want
it and "Dlgestlt." Two or three tab
lets after meals digests all the food,
prevents distress, relieves Indigestion
Instantly. Brown's Dlgestlt Is a little
tablet easy to swallow, absolutely
harmless. It has relieved thousands
and is guaranteed to please you, If not
your money refunded?50c.
Ask at B. F. Posey's.
Serene your porch with Vudoi
Shades, they keep the sun out an<
let the air In, prices from $3.25 up.
a. m. & a. h. wiike? * Co.
Princeton, May 13.?Miss Ethel
Sharp is expected home Tuesday from
Columbia where she has been teaching
for the past session.
Miss Bessie Gaines has returned
from Williamston, where she has been
Mrs. R. W. Arnold and brother, Mr.
Charles McCuen visited relatives in
Laurens last week.
Mrs. Culbertson of Shelby, North
Carolina, is visiting her mother, Mrs.
W. D. Sullivan at Tumbling Shoals.
Supervisor Humbert of Laurens, vis
ited home people Sunday.
Miss Sara Dritt has returned home
from Spartanburg county, where she
has been teaching.
Mr. Simmons, representing the
Fruitland, North Carolina, Nursery
was in this vicinity last week.
Mr. W. H. Davis of the Harmony
section and his bride visited the fam
ily of Mr. J. F. Davis Sunday.
Miss Maude Machen entertained In
formally, the teachers of the Princeton
high school Friday evening.
The preliminary contest for the Lee
expression medal offered to the girls
of Princeton school was held here Fri
day night in the school auditorium.
There were thirteen contestants; the
following six won places for the final
contest which is to be held Tuesday
night, May 28th.:
Misses Bessie Ridgeway, Lidie Bag
well, Ruth Arnold, Mary Arnold, Su
san Brltt and Allie Davis.
On the day following the night of
the contest, May 26th, there is to be
a picnic on the school grounds. The
public Is cordially invited to attend.
Sulphur Springs, May* 13.?General
Green Is advancing against the farm
ers with his mighty host, but while
the sim Is shining they are slaying
the enemy both right and left. The'
crops are looking well and tho farm
ers are beginning to look brighter.
Mrs. Win, Martin has been on the
sick list for the past week.
Mr. Lynn Dendy, of Columbia, was
In our midst last week, working In
behalf of an insurance company.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mannon were
in Lam ens last Wednesday shopping.
Mrs. J. M. Smith and son, Fleming
and Misses Mary Smith and Minnie
Teague, attended the picnic at Trin
ity last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin of Beaver
dam Bpent Saturday night and Sunday
with their daughter, Mrs. G. O. Teague
Messrs Anderson and Todd passed
through our community last Friday.
Mr. William McPherBon and Otis
Cannon visited Mr. Benet Hawkins
and Joe Saxon Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Munday and son,
JameB, of Ora, spent the latter part
of last week In our midst, visiting rel
The school at ML Pleasant, which
has been taught this session by Miss
Lizlze Hunter, closes WedneBday the
Our Madden correspondent suggests
that Prospect, Lisbon and Mt. Pleasant
join hands and have u high school.
Second the motion. We certainly need
It and what others have done we can
do, so let's all go to work and try for
Mrs. G. W. L. Teague and daugh
ter, mInu Minnie, also Ruth and Fay
Hill, Bpent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Q. O. Teague.
A crowd of fishermen from Laurens
were down trying their luck in old
Reedy la?t Wednesday.
IF WOMEN ONLY KNEW.
What a Reap of Happiness It wonld
Rring (o Laurens Homes.
Hard to do housework with an ach
Rrlngs you hours of misery at lei
sure or at work.
If women only knew the cause?
Backache paln? often come from
'Twould save much needless woe.
Doan's Kidney Pills arc for weak
Many residents of this vicinity en
Mrs. Mary A. Owens, 218 Forrest
Ave., Greenwood, S. C, says: "I had
rheumatic pains In my shoulders and
my kidneys were in bad shape. My
back ached Intensely and 1 was both
ered by dizzy and nervous spells. Noth
ing Bccmed to help me and as I was
well along In years, I hardly expected
to find relief. Finally I saw Doan's
Kidney Pills advertised and began
taking them. They helped mo at once
and it was not long before 1 was com
pletely and permanently cured. My
experience with Doan's Kidney Pills
has been so satisfactory that I do not
think there is any more effective kid
ney medicine to be had."
For sale by all dealers. Price f?0
cents. Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agontB for the United
Remember the name?Doan's?and
tnke no other.
Dli. CLIFTON JON KS
Office In Simmons Building
Phone: Office No. 86; Residence 219.
In Politics You Say?
Only in a Business Way.
Come to the Big Store;
Talk with the Big Chief and
trade with the Boys.
Buy all the goods you need
to-day and when they are
used up come back and trade
some more another day.
We are in business to stay,
so long as goods and prices
say we may.
J. H. SULLIVAN
Laurens, S. C.
We are offering n very attract Ivo
Porch Rocker at $!.<!">. made of solid
oak. very strong and comfortable.
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IJaby Shoes for .10c
100 pairs Men's Pants worth $1.25 a pair, go
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50 pieces 32-inch Ginghams, fine goods worth
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25c bunch nice Violets.19c
25c bunch nice Roses .19c
50c wreath nice Roses.89c
$1.00 ladies' trimmed Hat .$2.98
$3.00 pair ladles' Slippers .$2.39
$3.50 pair men's Slippers .$2.98
25 pieces 40-inch Lawn, worth 12 l-2c our
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Men's and. boys Hats, all styles, all kinds 10c,
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Work Shirts and Overalls.
GOc Shirts .39c
Union made Shirt, best made.45c
Overalls, men's .48c
Overalls, men's union mndQ for 98e, worth $1.25
17 lbs Standard granulated Sugar for ....$1.00
10 lbs Eagle Thl3tlo Soda, best made, here
10c can Good Luck Raking Powder .8c
5c package Gold Dust .4c
15c Curry Comb.10c
You will make money by buying your goods
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1,000 yds Calico, special yd.4 l-2c
10c quality 36-inch Bleaching for ..8c
Special lot silk Dress Goods now going at 25c,
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1.000 yards good checked Homespun going at
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Lace Curtain goods for curtains per yd ..10c
Hosiery all kinds ..5c, 8c, 10c, 15c, 18c, 25c
Ladles' Undervests .5c, 8c, 10c, 13c
Ladles' silk Hose.25c to 48c
Men's Underwear, good values 28c, 89c, 45c
Ladies' Shirtwaist, fine goods 48c, 75c, 98c,
$1.18 up to.$2.98
Big value in Dress Skirts 75c, 98c, $1.39, $1.98,
2.48, $2.98 up to .$7.94
Petticoats and Gowns .48c, G9e, 98c
2,000 dress negligee Shirts on sale at 25c, 39c,
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1,000 pairs boy's Knee Pants, good everyday
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Big line of boy's Suits.$1.25 to $5.00
1 nice Umbrella .48c
$1.00 Umbrella .84c
$1.25 Umbrella .98c
Children's Slippers 48c, 69c, 83c, 98c, $1.18 to
Ladies' Slippers 98c, $1.18, $1.39 up to $2.04
Ladles' Hats 25c, 80e, 48c, 94c, tip to $4.50 for
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Ladles' Shoulder Cord Ba^s 25c, 48c, 75c, 98c
Needles, Pins, Key Chains, Hair Pins, Lead
Pencils, each .lc
$1.00 Alarm Clock.60c
$1.00 Watch only .68c
$1.00 set Knives and Forks .69c
$1.25 Teachers' Bible .98c
$3.00 large table Bible.98c
1 small Testament .10c
Red Iron Racket Clothes Brush .10c
10-qt. Tin Bucket .10c
1 set White Plates .39c
Window Shades from .10c to 45e
1 pair Lace Curtains .3l>c
2 Handkerchiefs .5c
1 nice Towel.10c
50 pieces of the new Dauntless Ginghams, fine
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Towels .8c, 5c, Sc to 25c
$3.00 eight day Clock for .$1.08
$2.50 eight day Clock for .$1.60
$20.00 gold filled Watch for $12.50
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1 large Rug.39c
1 Art Square 9x12 feet for only .$2.9H
17 lbs Standard granulated Sugar for ....$1.00
7 cakes best Laundry Soap for .25c
3 sticks best Bluing .5c
10c lb Epsom Salts .4c
10c lb. Sulphur .5c
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50c bottles for .42c
25c. bottles for.22c
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