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SUCCESSFUL TEACHERS' MEETING
Prof. Cliakeealea Charmed a Select
Audience of School Teachers Hat
In spite of the Inclement weather,
a fairly large number of teachers at
tended the meeting hold at the school
auditorium Saturday morning in the
interest of school improvement. The
teachers were addressed by Prof.
Clinkscales, who made his usual force
ful impression by a charming address.
While he took no specific Bubject, it
could be said that his theme was tho
general 'problem of the influence er
erted by the teacher upon the com
munity and its life. The address of
Prof. Cllnkscalee was unusually good
and greatly enjoyed by the teachers.
Rising Sun Chapter No. 6 Held Elec
tion For Coming Year.
At \he regular meeting of the Ris
ing Sun chapter No. 6 Royal Arch
Masons, the following officers were
elected and installed for the coming
Brooks Swygert, H. P.; R. A. Babb,
K.; O. B. Simmons, S.; Geo. L. Pitts,
C. H.; C. M. Miller, P. S.; C. L. Mon
roe, R. A. C.i J. F. Tolbert, Treasurer;
H. Terry, Sec; Thomas Downy, 3rd
V.; Chas. F. Brooks,-2nd V.; Win. Sol.
nraon, 1st V.; E. O. Anderson, Sen
There are three enterprising schools
in the county trying for the prizes of.
fered by the state for improvement
in Lhn appearance of tho school build
ings and school grounds. Tho Pros
pect school, taught by Miss Ida Turn
er, the Woodrow Wilson school
(formerly the Pine Top school),
taught by Miss Jennie Stewart, and
the Langston school, taught by Miss
Pauline Byrd, are all trying for them.
Each and all of them are eligible to
prizes and. ludging by the work they
are doing, all of them will be in tho
winning class. These schools and
their teachers deserve great credit
for their endeavors in this direction.
.lust Apply Zemo on Thai Mnddening
Itch--That'll Prove It.
That Itching that drives you nearly
wild, that eczema or skin blotch, will
absolutely vanish as you never before
believed It possible, by the use of the
new remedy, ZEMO.
ZEMO will be a surprise to you just
as it has been a surprise to thousands
who have already tried it. Your first
use of ZEMO will bring instant relief,
pain and itching, prickly heat, pim
ples, blackheads, dandruff, skin irrita
tion or Inflammation will stop.
Don't miss it. for 2.". cents. When
you have proven with a 2T>.cent bottle
how remarkable ZEMO is to your own
satisfaction, then you can buy a $1
bottle, Which contains six times as
much as the 2"> cent bottle.
ZEMO is sold at drug stores In 25
cent and $1 bottles, or sent direct, on
receipt of price, by E. W. Hose Medi
cine Co., St. Louts. Mo. The $1 bottle
contains six times as much as the
Sold and guaranteed in Laurens by
the Laurens Drug Co.
The best place to do your Christmas
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Trying for Prizes.
NEGRO RILLS ANOTHER.
Usual Aftermath of Hoi Sapper hi Wa
terloo TowHNhip Slayer In Jail.
Henry Dendy, a negro man, was
killed at a hot supper near Waterloo
last week by Wade Cunningham, also
colored. The shooting took place Fri
day night and Dendy lasted until
Saturday night, when he died. Cun
ningham first made some attempt to
dodge the officers, but later came to
Laurens in the custody of his land
lord, Mr. Tom Harris, and was placed
In jail Sunday morning.
The killing was the result of the
usual row at negro hot suppers. Noth
ing definite is known of r#w it hap
pened or the reasons therefor, as the
negroes are as usual reticent about
DO YOU OWN
FO-. v ATARKIU
Then you ought to know that drug
gists everywhere will furnish you with
a bottle of Booth's HYO.MEI for only
Pour a few drops of HYOMEI into
the inhaler and start this very day to
breathe the soothing, healiug vapor j
and destroy the Catarrh gorms.
With every package of HYO.MEI
comes a little booklet which explains
how easy It Is to end r* - misery of
Catarrh, Croup, Sour Thoat. Bron
chitis and Deafness caused by Catarrh.
But best of all the Laurens Drug Co.
is authorized to refund your money
if HYOMEI doesn't do just what it is
advertised to do. If you haven't the
HYOMEI inhaler ask for the complete
Statement; of the Condition of the
BANK BF LACHENS, ?
Located at Laurens, S. C, at the close
of business Nov. 2(1, 1912.
Loans and Discounts .. ,.$174,261.16
Bimds and Stocks owned
by the Bank. 10,010.00
Furniture and Fixtures .. 1,949.60
Banking House. 15,500.00
Oilier Real Estate owned. . 191.76
Due from Banks and Bank
ers . 13.9S15.08
Cold. . . 70.00
Silver and other Coin . . . . 404.03
Cheeks and Cash Items .. 1,408.39
Capital Stock Paid In .. ..$ 50,000.00
Surplus Fund '. 35,000.00
Undividod Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Banks and Bankers 0,777.2!?
Dividends Unpaid. 36.00
Individual Deposits subject
to Check. 37.494.87
Savings Deposits. 38,863.70
Time Certificates of Deposit 23,448.93
Certified Checks. 75.00
Cashier's Checks. 266.30
Bills Payable, including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed . 23,500.00
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens. ss.
Before me came H. K. Alken, ('ash
ler of the above named hank, who.
being duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
books of said bank.
H. K. AI KEN.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
I this 6th day of December, 1912.
J. .1. Adams.
Correct Attest: O. B. Simmons, M.
.1. Owlngs. W. R. Rlchey, Directors.
At Your Own Price
Everything in this store must be sold,
no matter what the price. This is no fake
sale. The goods must go because we are going
out of businese. Store for rent?fixtures for
sale. Come in and fix your\wh price on our
big stock of
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats,
Now is the time. Come before the big bar
gains are all gone.
Practical Xmas Presents
Can be selected "tj th2 b53t advantage from the most comprehensive
hristmas stock we have ever gathered. Useful articles for wear or for
adornment, novelties and necessities for the house?all sensible and practical?in
qualities of guaranteed excellence, gifts that most everyone will appreciate. You
are sure to find here the very thing you desire. The special offerings named
below, means real savings to you and come just when most folks want their
dollars to do more than a dollar's dut>:
Ladies' Bed Room Slippers, rod felt, pray and black . .$1.00
Men's Bed Room Slippers, black felt for.$1.00
Tan and black leather, only.$2.00
.lust received now shipment for Christmas 25c, 50c. 75c. $1.00
LADIES' SILK WA I ST.
Black, l?luo and brown, only
Blue serge Silk, green stripe
White Messel in Waist.
. . . .$3.00
. . . .$4.00
. . .$5.00
Ladies' silk Hose, white, tan and black ....
Ladies silk Host', white, tan and black ....
Black silk lisle Hose, 3 pair to box, only
TOWELS NEVER AMISS.
All linen Damask Towel.25c
All linen Muck Towels.25c
All linen Damask Towel.50c
All linen [luck Towel.75c
16-but ton tan, wfiitc and black, only.$3.00
Short walking (Hoves, tan, black and white.$1.00
.Misses' Kid Gloves, tan.$1.00
.Men's Onyx silk Hose, black, tan. purple, only .
Onyx Hose, silk lisle, black, tan. gray, purple
All linen Handkerchiefs, only .
All linen Handkerchiefs, only .
All linen Handkerchiefs, only .
All linen Handkerchiefs, onlv .
Men's Ties. Everything that's new in Tics 25c. 50c. $1.00. $1.50
Come early. Gel whal you want.
Dress and Undress Kid.$1.00
Walking Kid Gloves.$1.50
All silk Umbrellas_
All silk black Umbrella
$1.00. $1.50 mid.$2.00
Furs as Gifts.
1 set natural bear,
1 white set Thibet
1 set Russian Bear
1 set Brown Coney,
1 set Black Hair $7.50
Always acceptable for a gift.
3 in Christmasbox em
broidered, only 50c
2 in Christmas box,
2 in Christmas folder,
All linen Handker
All linen Handker
Entertainment at Gray Court.
A musical entertainment will be
given at the new Baptist church at
Gray Court, Monday night, December
16th, at eight o'ejock by Mr. Charles
TUlman, of Slmpsonville. The pro
ceeds will be used for the benefit of
the church. The prices of admission
will be 1") and 25 cents.
Drives Off a Terror.
The chief executioner of death in
the winter and spring months Is pneu
monia. Its advance agents are colds
and grip. In any attack by one of
these maladies no time should be lost
In taking the best medicine obtaina
ble to drive It off. Countless thous
ands have found this to be Dr. King's
New Discovery. "My husband believes
It. has kept him from having pneumo
nia three or four times," writes Mrs.
George W. Place. Rawsonvllle. Vt.,
"and for coughs, colds and croup we
havo never found Its equal." Guaran
teed for all bronchial affections. Price
50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free at LAU
rens Drug Co.. Palmetto Drug Co.
Wnnted?All Christmas shoppers to
see our line of useful gifts before
Davis Roper Co.
How to stretch money. Buy your
goods at .1. C. Bums & Co., cut price
REASON FOR HASTE.
McNulty?Phwat It yure hoory,
Molke (on the sprinkling cert) ?
Shure. It's goin' to rain, nn' It s me
that want, to git me wur-rk done be
foor It cornea.
Tane our advice and buy your fall
and Christmas goods at J. C. Hums
& Co., cut price, big department store.
MEAN OF HIM.
Mrs. Dlggs?She's a horrid flirt
Mr. DIkrs Attractive girl* usually
No other plaCO In Laurcns like .1. C.
Hums & Co., lied Iron Racket store.
They sell same clothing, hats. BH0G3,
for less money. You bettor go and
STATE OF SOIRTII CAROLINA.
Stute of South Carolina,
Application having Inen made to
me by Solicitor lt. A. Cooper of the
Eighth Judicial Circuit for a special
term of Court of Oonoral Sessions
for IjauronH Count v.
NOW. THEREFORE, In accordance
with tlie provisions of Section 2744 of
the Code of Laws of 1902. Vol. I. I.
Cole. L. HI case. Governor of the State
Of South Carolina, do hereby ORDER
that a special term of the Court of
General Sessions be held in and for
the County of Laurdns, in this State,
beginning on Ute fln-4t .Monday in
January, 1913, and to continue for one
I do hereby notify the Clerk of Court
of Laurens County of the calling of
said special term of court of General
Given under my Hand and
the Seal of the Executive
Department, In the city of
Columbia, this ninth day of
Decembor, A. I). Nineteen
(Seal) hundred and twelve, and In
the One hundred and thlr
ty-seventh year of the In
dependence of the United
States of America.
COLE. L. BLEASE,
By the Governor:
Jno K. Aull. s