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* IMMEDIATE SETTLEMENT. *
Rev. C. F. Rankiu huts received the
following letter from Dr. D. J. Brlmm,
of the Presbyterian College at Clin
Clinton, S. C. July 24, 1912.
Dear Bro. Rankln:
1 have just gotten home and read
the Advertiser, giving an account of
the Chicora controversy, coniirents,
etc. I think your people have not on
ly the moral but the legal right to
carry the matter to the Presbyteries.
The board has made an egregious
blunder about Chicora and I am afraid
the Institution Is going to suffer se
riously because of it. Just what the
final outcome will be, if the matter
is taken before the Presbyteries is, of
course. Impossible to foresee but you
ought not to lose this chance to estab
lish another strong Presbyterian col
lege. The people of Laurens have
done splendidly. They deserve to have
a good college and no matter what the
outcome of the fight they can have
1 don't see much chance for rapid
growth for Chicora now and two
smaller colleges will he better than
one big one anyway. Our Baptist
odists have two strong ones besides
one or two co-educational; the Meth
odists have two strong ones besites
some co-educational; the A. R. P.'s
have two for girls. Unless Chicora
is enlarged and improved it cannot
accommodate half our girls and Clif
ford is not strong enough to count.
We ought to get hold of it and make
it a strong preparatory school for
girls, where physical culture would
be stressed. The longer the contro
versy over Chicora continues the more
detrimental it will be to it, whether
it stays at Greenville or is removed
to Laurens and so I believe further
agitation is. to be deprecated.
We need a school for girls of a
somewhat, different type front Chicora,
In which the industrial and profession
al features are emphasized more. That
is the only way In which the overflow
from Winthrop can be taken care of.
Our church schools have got to get
in more of the "practical" so-called,
because the age demands It. The very
principle on which *rc justify church
schools requires it. And so I sug
gest that you do not allow the thing
to grow cold but move forward and
establish at Laurens a college for
women, In which with a first-class
academic curriculum there will be
thorough training in all branches of
Pedagogy, and in all the Industrial
lines that are so much stressed at
I am persuaded that Clinton and the
other towns In the county will add
handsomely to what Laurens has so
handsomely started. Don't let the
enthusiasm evaporate. With $2r>,000
contributed from all the rest of Lau
rens county, you would have a school
as strong as Chicora will be after It
gets $50,00? from the campaign now
We need, and badly need, a Female
College df high grade In which the
vocational features are emphasized,
duly. We lost the Presbyterian Col
lege for Women in Columbia which
was established almost entirely with
Presbyterian contributions. I have
had a talk with Rev. Mr. Jones here
and he seems to hold about the same
views that 1 do. Though he was dis
posed to buck against you in the re
moval of Chicora to Laurens, he says
we would all back up the new college
at Laurens, or words to that effect.
lCxcuse me for saying so much In
such "sizzling" weather but the tiling
is profoundly important, as I see It.
There is danger of serious injury to
education In our Synod and there Is
also the possibility of a splendid for
ward movement, if the situation be
rightly handled. I believe that with
your tact and wisdom and influence
you can pull it through.
D. J. Brlmm.
Little Sum Cooper.
In loving remembrance of little Arle,
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Belton Coop
Safe in the arms of Jesus,
Safe on his gentle breast,
There by his love o'ershaded,
Sweet his little soul shall rest.
And God shall wipe away all tears
from their eyes and there shall be no
more death, neither sorrow nor cry
ing. Again we hope to meet thee
when the day of life has fled and In
heaven with joy to greet thee, where
no farewell tears are shed.
As To Probate of Wills.
Under a recent act of the legislature
every executor, deviser, legatee, trus
tee, guardian, attorney or other per
son, having in his pocesslon, custody
or control any last will and testament,
or codicil of any person hereafter dy
ing, shall within thirty days after no
tice or knowledge of the death of the
testator, deliver such last will and
c Hell to the Judge of the Probate
Court having jurisdiction to admit the
game to Probate.
0. G. Thompson,
i -m . Probate Judge.
Madden, Aug. 13.?As these lines are
being penned, the Live Stock show at
Madden is a very much alive affair.
The vehicles have been coming since
early dawn. The "wise ones" say
there'll be 2,000 people here. The ad
vance guard arrived last night and
the demonstrators and lecturers had
a splendid and attentive audience.
Profs. Jackson and Burgess of Clem
son and Editor Hunnlcutt, of "The
Southern Cultivator" entertained the
people in a pleasant and profitable
manner. The first two Ulsutrated their
lectures with lantern slides, which
were quite instructive and much en
joyed by the audience.
The meeting at Now Prospect which
was conducted for nearly two weeks
by tue Rev. Juo. ?. Pitts, of Blackville
closed last Thursday night. It wus
an especially good meeting, marked
by deep spirituality and we believe
lasting good was accomplished.
A touching feature of the closing
night was the invitation extended by
Mr. Jno. R. Pinley, one of the oldest
members of the church, for Dr. Pitts
to come back the Fourth Saturday in
July, 1913, Cod willing, and preach
again. This the church made unani
mous. Then they all, irrespective of
sex or uge, told Bro. Pitts an affec
Prof. Jackson and Editor' Hunnl
cutt were the pleasant guests of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Wofford.
Prof. Burgess und Mr. Byrd were
hospitably entertained by Mr. and
Mrs. J. Dennis Culbertson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dean had quite a
pleasant little gathering recently.
Among those who enjoyed the hospital
ity of Mr. and Mrs. Dean were Misses
Mattie Bolt, of Anderson, Robbie Hud
gens of Laurens, Azlle and Maude Wof
ford of Madden.
Miss Connie Turner, of Cross Hill,
was the guest recently of the Misses
Mr. and Mrs. Thad Moore visited the
lattcr's parents near Rabun recently.
Quite a crowd from here attended
the old soldiers reunion at Quaker
Not only by our own membership
but also by those of other churches
has the preaching of Dr. Pitts been en
joyed. Among the latter we recall the
faceB of Mr. Win. Brown and daughter,
Miss Bessie, Mr. and Mrs. Pluss Brown
and little boy, Mrs. America Madden
and grand daughter Miss Adair of
Holly Grove, Mr. Gus Holmes and Mr.
1 and Mrs. Ed. Mllam of Lisbon, Mes
damcs McCravy and Bennett and Mr.
and Mrs. Jim Boyd of First Laurens
have been regular atendants and pos
sibly more than they.
Mr. and Mrs. Pitts Henry and little
daughter, Dolly and Mrs John W.
Henry of Greenwood were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dean and en
joyed the meeting with us.
Prof. W. B. Culbertson of Hornets
ville came up to see his brother, Prof.
B. Y. Culbertson and while here en
joyed the preaching of his life long
friend, Dr. Pitts. He was also while
here a pleasant caller at the house of
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wofford.
Mrs. Mentinus Hudgens and children
of Edgefield have arrived for a visit
to her sister, Mrs. John A. Hudgens
and other relatives in the county.
Mr. and Mrs. II. Terry and Messrs
Armstrong and Babb attended services
here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. Terry
the welcome guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Wofford while here.
The Misses Esther Fowler of Lau
rens and Maude Fowler of Ga., are
the charming guests of their aunt. Mrs.
Mrs. Mary Hudgens visited friends
and relatives here recently. She wns
also among the members who came
nirposely to hoar; her old pastor preach
once more. Her friends regret on the
account of sickness she was forced to
leave before she called on us all.
Mrs. Bess Wright the charming
young wife, of the Supt. of Enoree
Cotton Mill paid a short visit to her
grandmother, Mrs. Allison last week.
She was occompanied home by her
sister. Miss Martin of Clinton.
Miss Ethel Bryson of the county
hospital has been taking a day or so
of much needed rest and while here
Is with her grand-mother, Mrs Cun
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Cunningham, of
Mountvllle have been regular atend
ants of the meeting.
The friends of Miss May Madden
will be glad to hear that she and little
Mary Gertrude arc both doing nicely.
A very serious accident was very
uarrowly averted last week when
Mr. and Mrs. Bee Culbertson were in
a run-away scrape. On their way
from church the mule which they were
driving rnn over a child's small play
wagon just in front of Mr. J. D. Cul
bertson's store and ran away. For
tunately neither Mr. or Mrs. Culbert
.son >ior the little boys were thrown
out though the buggy was wrecked
before the mule was stopped.
I Owing to the meeting and also to the
sickness of one of the cast, the Dicey
Langston Comedy Co. will not get their
play before the public quite ns hooii
as expected, But when we do, well
you Just wait and see if "Valley Farm"
is anywhere near "Brother Joslar!"
Mr. W. A. Wofford a prominent
farmer of Wodruff and a most en
thusiastic supporter of Judge Jones
and Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Wofford of
Los Angeles, Cal. arrived Monday for
a visit to their brother J. A. Wofford
Mr. P. H. Wofford though now a
Westerner, still takes a keen Interest
In his native state and Is of the opin
ion that South Carolina In justice to
her self should repudiate Please.
Mrs. Wofford a native of Spartn
burg, cast her first vote In California
and is of the opinion that if woman
suffrage prevailed here there would
have not prevailed the disgraceful
scene in Spartanburg when Mayor
Grace of Charleston was bombarded
with rotten eggs. This Is certain:
If women in South Carolina could
vote this time. "Good bye Coley,"
Still, anyhow, It will be that way.
So mote It be!
Flying Men Full
victims to stomach, liver and kidney
troubles just like other people, with
like results in loss of appetite, back
ache, nervousness, headache, and tired,
listless, run-down feeling. Hut there's
no need to feel like that as T. D. Pee
bles, Henry, Tenn., proved. "Six bot
tles of Electric Bitters," be writes,
''did more to give me new strength and
good appetite than all other stomach
remedies I used." So they help every
body. Tt's folly to suffer when this
great remedy will help you from the
first dose. Try It. Only 50 cehts at
Laurens Drug Co., and Palmetto Drug
Big Stalk but no Fruit.
Mr. Tom M. Shaw brought an un
usually high stalk of cotton into the
city the other day. Although the stalk
was very tall, being six feet nnd nine
inches high, the longest limb on it
was hardly six inches In length. It
looked more like a young sapling than
a stalk of cotton. It had just about
thirty squares on It, some healthy and
some which would hardly have matur
ed. Although Mr. Shaw states that
all of his cotton is of good growth,
the fruit Is lacking. However, this
was not a sample, being the only one
of its kind. In order that, such growth
be not encouraged, be pulled it up and
took it out of the Held.
Don't take calomel and don't buy
imitations of Dodson's Liver Tone?
you may run Into danger If you do.
Buy Dodson's?the medicine that
Laurens Drug Co. recommends and
? NEWS FROM JOXES. ?
Jones, Aug. 12.?Capt. Klkin of
Greenwood, candidate for supervisor
was in our midst recently.
Miss Mary Jones after a visit to her
parents, Dr. and Mrs. \V. Towttes has
returned to Greenwood.
Mrs. Thos. G. Smith of Iva visited
relatives and friends here last week
Mrs. Robert Golden of Greenwood,
was the recent guest of Mrs. .). A.
The many friends of Mrs. Mary
South will be pained to learn that
while in a visit to her son. Ford, in
Georgia., she passed away. We ex
tend our sympathy to the bereaved
We recently met our good friend,
Dr. Cowan of Due West.
Mr. A. R. Thome of Bkom was In our
midst last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Q, L. Graham visited
Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Williams a lew
Miss Olivia Jones is visiting in Ab
Miss Ola M..ttison of Belton recent
ly visi ted her sister, Mrs. J. A. Mor
We ore very sory to mention the
death of Mr. Jas. Robertson which oc
curred a few days ago while he was
on a visit to relatives in Newberry, He
was a splendid gentleman and we sym
pathize tenderly with his sorely be
Mr. Walter Jones and sisters Lala
and Lillian attended the reunion of
old soldiers at Union church last Sat
urday. Rev. J. M. Dallas attended the
reunion and delivered an eloquent and
Born, 12th lust to Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Smith, a daughter.
Mrs. K. E. Martin of Falrfleld Is vis
iting her parents. Dr. and Mrs. W. T.
All of the work at Ware Shoals is
progressing nicely under the able
supervision of Mr. \V. C. Cobb.
Mrs. William Henry Moore Is visit
ing relatives In Abbeville.
Mr. W. H. Hughes has purchased a
pair of fine mules.
The friends of Mr. Joshua Cooper
will be pleased to learn that his re
covery front a recent severe illness.
Mrs. O. L. Graham and Miss Lala
Jones visited friends near Coronaea
One of the most common ailments
that hard working people are a(Tlicted
with is lame back. Apnly Chamber
lain's Liniment twice a day and mas
sage the parts thoroughly at each ap
plication, and you will get quick re
lief. For sale by all d^alerB.
WAITS MILLS *
Watts Mill. Aug. 12 ?Quite ti eroytl
went yrom Watts Mills to the county
campaign meeting at the Laurens cot
ton mills last Monday night.
Mr. John M. Cannon made a speech
at Watts Mill Tuesday night. August
Oth. A large crowd was out to hear
him. He spoko about the present
race for governor. He urged the peo
ple to vote for Cole L. Dlease and gave
many Important reusons why they
should do so. After Mr. Cannon finish
ed speaking he was followed by Law
yer Rlchcy, who made a number of
pointed remarks. Following Mr. Rich
ey Mr. Ad Boyd, candidate for magis
trate addressed himself to the crowd.
The crowd was dismissed by Mr. W.
11. Hill, of Watts mills, who took the
stami and told some fuiuo anecdotes
and the crowd dispersed amid much
laughter and cheers.
Mr. .1. P. Marler, who has been
away from Watts mills for a number
of weeks, returned this week anil is
at work in the cloth room. Mr. Mai
ler's friends welcome his return to
'1'he weekly prayer-meeting at the
Lucas Avenue Baptist church was
conducted by Uro. .1. A. Marler, who
made a most touching address from
"The Creation and Kail of Man." A
goodly number were present. The sub
ject announced for next Wednesday
was "Members of Christ's Body." This
is a most interesting study ami it is
sincerely hoped that many will come
out and enjoy the services next Wed
nesday night at eight o'clock.
Mr. .1. Gregg GIUcsplo and Mr. .lames
Donnan went to Highland Home
church last Thursday to take part in
an all-day singing, it being the closing
of a singing school, conducted by Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. Ruf US Carter are visit
ing friends and relatives in North
Carolina this week.
Mr. I. W. Bishop and family, .f the
Woodvlllo community, are visiting
friends and relatives at Watts mill
Mr. B. L. Putnam has returned to
Watts mills after several weeks' stay
It is reported that the mill will shut
down Wednesday at ten o'clock to al
low operatives to attend the state cam
paign meeting at Holme's Park.
A pretty god congregation was out
Sunday morning to hear Rev. Mr. Da
vis preach a good sermon from the
text: "Surely, goodness and mercy
shall follow me nil the days of my life.
And I shall dwell in the house of the
Lord forever." lie spoke of the care
lessness of people in regard to attend
ing Church services and showed what a
privilege men have to believe on Jesus
and dwell as It were in the church
here on earth, and then when death
changed our position we should dwell
in the city of the New Jerusalem* in
the House of the Lord forever.
There was a singing at the church
Sunday night, conducted by .1. G. Gil
lespia and .1. A. Mailer. The singing
was much enjoyed by those present,
State of Ohio, city of Toledo,
Prank J. Cheney makes oath that he
is senior partner of the firm of F. .1.
Cheney & Co.. doing business in the
City of Toledo, County ami State afore
said, and that said IIrm will pay the
sinn of ON 10 IIUNDRIOD DOLLARS
for each and every case of Catarrh that
cannot he cured by the use of HALL'S
FRANK .1. CHENEY,
Sworn to before, me and subscribed
in my presence, thin 0th day of De
cember A. I). 188(5,
(Seal) A. VV. 0 LEA SON,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intern
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and mucous surfaces of the system.
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63 Station 52
2:05 p 01 i.v Laurens Ar 2-.:,.'. p m 7:05 p in
2::t0 Clinton 2:'.'.ti 7:35
:'.:2U Ncwherry 1:29 C:44
3:34 Prosperity 1:12 G;VG
4:Cfj Ar Columbia Lv 11:35 G:0u
G:40 Ar Sumter I.v 0:40
io::ui p tu Ar Charleston Lv 6:00 a m
* 'Prall)? 54 and 56 run solid between Greenville and Columbia dally ex
cept Sunday. These trains stop at Gervais St. Station, while trains 62 and
53 go to Union Station.
Solid through trains between Greenville and Charleston via Laurens and
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