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y Uio Presbyterian College of South
arellnn In Often Affectionately
ailed "Clinton College."
t was In on the 17th day of August,
at a company of Clinton men zeal
sly interested in education met at
e urgent request of the pastor of
fie Presbyterian Church, and by per
mission of the trustees Of the Clinton
cadomy, to organize for higher edu
ation in Clinton. The town was In a
reat stir at that time over the Kuklux
hargos made against leading citizens
nd arrests were being made by the
Tnlted States constabulary. Hut
ae things moved them not. The
ting was hold in W. B. Hell's store
d It resulted in the organization of
ho Clinton High School Association,
"he association then elected N. J.
lolmes, Esq., (afterwards. Rev.) its
rst principal. He whs succeeded by
tobo J. Simpson. Esq.. who after
ard became a lawyer of prominence;
ev. Thos. M. Lowry, a well known
reBbyterlan clergyman was next; his
uccessor was Prof. Win. States Lec,
teacher of some thirty years' stand
ng, whose father Rev. Wm. States
ee, was for sixty years pastor of the
Presbyterian church of Edisto Island.
It was on .July 2nd, 1880, that the High
School association met In the old
Academy building, which had been
erected In 1858, and on the site of
?which now stands the graded school
and Clinton High School. The educa
tional Interests of the community and
the needs of the High School were
gravely considered, two classes hav
ing passed beyond the high school
grade and there being need for some
thing higher still. Then and there,
the writer of these lines being in the
chair, a proposition was made to drop
the word liiKli school from the name
of the association and to substitute
College instead. Thereupon, the Clin
ton High School association became
the Clinton College association. A
working charter was secured from the
Clerk of court until the legislature
could provide a State charter, which
came a little later on. Two college
classes were immediately organized
and two years later, the highest of
these classes graduated and the first
college commencement was held. By
later charter Which was obtained from
the legislature, the name was changed
Win the Presbyterian College of South
Carolina and the Presbyteries given
the right to appoint directors. The
name has never been changed since.
This little history is given to account
for the fact that the "Presbyterian
College of South Carolina" is some
times call? d "Clinton" College. That
was the name for the lirst few years
of its existence. And even now it is
BOmetimos called so "for short." In
the same way the "College of New
Jersey" is sometimes called Prince
ton College. The Clinton people have
never emphasized the name "Clinton
College." They have, however, an
other name for that Institution, name
ly, "Our College."
For soreness of the muscles, wheth
er induced by violent exercise or in
Jury, there is nothing better than
Chamberlain's Liniment. This lini
ment also relieves rhetmnti cpains.
For sale by all dealers.
The Hillsville Tragedy.
The regular weekly visit, of the
Pathe Weekly films will contain scenes
surrounding the great tragedy enacted
at Hillsvllle, Va., a few months ago,
when the judge and almost the entire
court were wiped off the earth by the
deadly fire of mountain outlaws. Be
sides these pictures, will be other
reels. A reel showing the latest
styles In spring millinery and hair
dressing will be shown. These are
fresh from Paris. The usual number
of comic pictures, western scenes and
Mall Carriers Will Fly.
This is an age of great discoveries.
Progress rides on the air. Soon we
may see I'ncle Sam's mail carriers
flying in all directions, transporting
mail. People take a wonderful inter
est in a discovery that benefits them.
That's why Dr. King's New Discov
ery for Coughs, Cobis and other throat
and lung diseases is the most popu
lar medicine in America. "It cured
inc of a dreadful cough," writes Mrs.
.1. F. Davis, Stlcknoy Corner, Me., "af
ter doctor's treaotn.ent and all other
remedies bad failed." For coughs,
colds or any bronchial affection its un-j
equaled. Price ?"'<' cents ami $1.00.
Trial bottle free at. I.aurens Drug oC.
and Palmetto Drug Co.
Bridge to Let.
On Tuesday July 80th at II o'clock
A. M.. at the site, tbe Board of Com
missioners of Laurens County will let
contract for rebuilding Culbertson
Bridge on Reedy River. Bids will bo
accompanied by certified check of
$25.00 as guarantee that bidder will, if
awarded contract, execute written con
tract and bond within ten days after
award. The right is reserved to reject
any or all bids.
II. B. HUMBERT.
Princton, July 8.?Miss Maude Pratt
of Greenwood, Is the attractive guest
of her aunt, Mrs. R. B. Gllkerson.
Mr. and Mrs. Lane Monroe of Lau
rens were the guests of Mrs. Monroe's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Taylor,
Sunday. Mrs. Monroe will spend a few
day longer, returning home Friday.
Mrs. T. J. Crane has returned home
after a pleasant visit to her mother,
Mrs. B. F. Arnold.
Mi. and Mrs. Paul Traynham of
Chandler and their guest, Miss ('ar
son of Roanoke, Va., worshipped at
Misses Marie and Ethel Franch of
Honea Path and Mr. Tierce Machen of
Greenville, spent the Fourth here with
Miss Maude Machen.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Monroe and chil
dren were the guests of friends at
Ware Shoals Thursday.
Master Robert McCuen of Laurcns
is visiting at the home of his grand
father, Mr. M. B. McCuen.
Miss Susan Britt spent Firday in
Little Miss Margaret Harrell of
Spartanburg is visiting at the home
of Mr. J. W. Taylor.
Master Edgar Owens of Abbeville
has returned home after having spent
some time with relatives here.
Messrs Coleman Cork and John Mc
Cuen of Ware Shoals are visiting
friends and relatives here.
Rev. lt. G. Lee, pastor of Princeton
Baptist church Is spending the week
with friends here.
What Makes a Woman
One hundred and twenty pounds,
inori" or less, of bone and muscle don't
make :. woman. Its a goo dfoundation
Put into it health and strength and'
she may rule a kingdom. But that's I
just what Electric Hitlers give her.
Thousands bless them for overcoming
fainting and dizzy spells and for dis
pelling weakness, nervousness, back
ache and tired, listless, worn-out feel
ing. "Electric Hitters have done me
a world of good," writes Eliza l'oole,
Depew, Okla., "and I thank you, with
all my heart, for making such a good
medicine," Only TiOc. Guaranteed by
Laurcns Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug
1 Just received a solid car load Brass
! and Iron Beds, we have some unusual
values and we are anxious for you to
j see them.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes & Co.
I CROSS HILL NEWS |
Cross Hill, July s.?This correspond
ent sent a. newsy letter last week but
it did not got in, only a few items sent
Rev. J. A. Martin performed the
ceremony which united in marriage
Miss Rathleen Calhoun of Greenwood
county and Mr. Jackson McFadden of
Manning on June the 27th. Miss Cal
houn has many relatives and friends i
here who wish her much happiness.
The suggestion by this correspond
ent that writers sign their names in
stead of a nom deplume, has reference
to writers on special subjects and not
to the regular corps of news gather
ers, esteemed colleague.
Rev. W. 11. Hudson missionary to
China was in town a short while June
29th to confer with Miss Kate Austin
about missionary work.
Mrs. J. O. Denny entertained July 1st
from G to 7:30ln honor of her sisters.
Misses Virginia and Sara Addison of
Due West. Those present were Misses
Ruth Simmons, Pierce Turner, Ella
Mae Martin, Emma and Mamie Lowe,
Willie .Tee Austin, Agnes Lcaman. Ru
by Wells, Lizzie Bryson, Bessie Hill,
Ozella Harmon, Gertrude and Leonora
Leaman. Refreshments were served.
The regular monthly meeting of the
telegraph operators of the S. A. L. rail
way, 3rd section, met here recently.
Mr. J. A. Guthrie acted as host. About
fourteen were present. Citizens met
them with automobiles and took them
to ride via Harris Springs, Waterloo
and out by Tom Sbaws. Mr. and Mrs.
Guthrie gave them a supper and thai
meant that they were royally enter
The tent meeting in progress hero
and conducted by Rev. Mr. McClendoil
and Williams has been well attended
during the past week.
Rev. W. D. Ratchford went over to
Chester last week to buy for himself I
a horse and buggy.
Mrs. Carrie Rivers of Spartanburgj
visited relatives here recently.
Miss Wilmor Rnmey has returned!
from a pleasant trip to Washington,
Baltimore, Niagara Falls and other
places of interest.
The Fourth passed off quietly here,!
we are thankful there are no casual
ties to report.
Good rains have fallen the past week
all around, and very heavy rains near
us. The crops are in fairly good con
dition. CottOfc. is small for the time
of year on account of the cool weather
In June. The oat crop was fine.
Messrs J. H. Rasor, w. t;. Hollings
worth and w. H. Lea in an made fine
yields. 60 bushels to the acre was not
Miss Means of Moores. S. ('.. and
Miss Irene Dlllnrd of Clinton wore
elected teachers In the school here
yesterday. They have accepted.
Insect Hlte Cost Leg.
A Boston man lost his leg from the
bite of tin Insect two years before. To
avert such calamities from sthigs and
bites of Insects use Bucklen's Arnica
Salve promptly to kill the poison and
iprevent inflammation, Bwolllng and
pain. Heals burns, bolls, ulcers, piles,
eczema, cuts bruises. Only L\"> cents
at LauronB Drug Co. and Palmetto
.lust received the fifth shipment of
those extra value Mission Porch
Swings at $2.00 complete, better get
one right away.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkcs & Co.
Harris Llthin Water for I,aureus Coun
Residents of Laurens County will be
furnished with HARRIS LITHIA wa
ter for personal use, free of charge, by
applying at Mottling plant between
nine o'clock A. M. and Noon Sundays.
Hring glass vessels thoroughly cleans
Harris I.ithla Springs Co.,
C. H. Pettus, President.
Laurens is the best tow in South
Carolina come t<> Laurens. Red iron
,T. c. Burns & Co.
N. B. Dial A. ('. Toon
DIAL & TODD
Attorneys ai Luw
Enterprise Bank Building, Laurens, S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
MONKY TO LOAN
Is more popular now
than ever. It is an ideal
gift for a birthday or
We have some beau
ties is Scarf-Pins, Pend
ant-Lockets and Broa
ches in both the shell
and stone varieties at
reasonable prices, qual
Scholarship .! Entrance
The examination for the award of
vacant scholarships in Winthrop Col
lege and for the admission Ol new stu
dents will bo held at the County Court
house on Friday, July f>, ..' a. in.
Applicants must be not Icb? than lit'
teen years of age. When Scholarship.-,
are vacant after July 5 they will bo
awarded to those making the highest
average at this examination, provided
they meet the cor. in ions governing
the award. Applicants for scholar
ships should write to President John
son before the examination for Schol
arship examination blanks.
Scholarships are worth $ioo and
free tuition. The next session will op
en September is, 1912. For further
information and catalogue, address
Pros. 1). B. Johnson, Rock Hill, S. C.
IN THIS SALE
This Great Sale will be by far the best, most far-reaching- of any Sale previously conducted at this store.
Many Thousands of Dollars worth of New Merchandise will be sold at most astonishingly Low Prices.
BLACK AND COLORED DRESS GOODS.
35c value, sale price .21c
50c value, sale price.38c
65c value, sale price.41c
85c value, sale price.09c
$1.00 value, sale price.84c
Table Linen per yard.19cf 39e, 48c, 63c, 74c and S9c
Nos. 40, 60, 80 all silk Ribbon, in all colors at.10c
?Ladles' black dress Skirts ....$1.49, $1.89, $2.39, $2.98 and $3.98
Hlack silk Skirts.$2.79, $3.69, $1.81 and $5.68
Towels, each at.4c, 8c, 10c, 17c and 19c
Ladies' Handkerchiefs, each .2c, 3c, and 4c
Men's Handkerchiefs, each .3c, 4 c, Oc and 8c
American Beauty Corset $1.00 kind now .84c
Special 75c Corset at '..44c
$1.50 white Counterpane at.$1.19
Laco Curtains, per pair.39c
See Bargain Counter of Slippers
for Men and Ladies.
REDUCED PRICES ON ALL SHOLS.
Ladies" Oxfords.9Sc, $1.19, $1.39 and $1.69
Men's Slioes.$1.19, $1.39, $1.69, $1.98, $2.39 and *2.9K
Baby's Oxfords.16c, 33c, 48c and 05c
3,000 yards new Gingham, dress style, 10c and 12 l-2c quality
500 yds white Madras, 15c and 20c quality in 31-20 yds at . . . .10c
300 yds white Madras in 3-2 yds, 20c and 25c quality at . .12 l>2c
500 yards 1 1 Percale 10c and 12 l-2c quality .8 l-3c
500 yards Lotus Lawn, worth 6 l-2c Removal Sale price ....4c
All 10c and 12 l-2c Muslin at.Sc
MUSLIN UNDI'RWE ML
Children's Drawers.9c, 12c and 19c
Ladies' Gowns.44c, 69c, 89c and 98e
Silk Striped Voile in oil rolors, 50c kind.39c
Mnrquosotto Voile in all colors .19c
Cotton Voile, all colors .19c
TRUNKS AND SUIT CASES.
Suit Cases.98c, $1.49 and $2.98
Trunks .98c, $2.48, $4.49 and $0.81
2,000 yards of good 4-4 Bleaching, per yard.6c
KM BROIDERY AND LACES.
45-inn Flounce, $1.00 and $1.25, to go at. 71c
27-in Flounce, 60c, G.".c and 75c, to go at. He
Real beautiful Baby Irish Embroidery Flounce, worth $1.00 yard.
Silk Foulards, 35c, 40b and 50c. kind all going at.22c
60c and 75c kind at .48c
Men's 25c Shirts.Lie
Men's 50c Shirts.89c
Men's 65c and 75c Shuts
Men's $1.00 Shirts.Sic
Men'*. Summer Fndorwcar .25c
Nasook Shirts and Drawers.19c
Nasook Shirts and Drawers.39c
Nar.ook Elastic Seam Drawers .39c
See Bargain Counter of Slippers
for Men and Ladies.
We cannot begin to tell you of all the Wonderful Bargains we are giving. Come in person and
let us prove to you that we have got the Goods and have Cut the Prices.
The Busy Corner.
Laurens, S. C.