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se for the Common Bood
[Held /In Columbia August
rogram of Short Talks.
.of ihu Cod "er- ]
Good will be
ist 6 and 7. For
11 roads entering
ill special rates;
is 25 cents, for
je of the con
'have at heart
le State to come
Lo arrive at a
rhlch exist, and
all efforts for
'lie movement Is
ipport of all lovers
(dless of political
erence Is Intended
linlnary to county
held later in the
'connection with the
the rail. It will be
>y reading the programme,
not made up of long papers
have been asked to state in a few
lutes their views and then the sub
i will bo open to general dlscus
. The committee extends a cor
Invitation to everybody to attend
conference and to unite In a re
lve to think and talk about the
lings that are worth while."
[The programme as it now stands is
August 6, Wednesday Afternoon.
3 30 to 6 p. i. .?General topic, "Co
pe atlon for Rural Development.'
1. "Purposes of tho Conference,'
U|mI by the president.
Meaaj ... 3 to Commonwealth
Marc %.e Poe, editor of The
Farmer, Ralelgn, N. C.
Part of the Church in Rural
Rev. W. H. Mills
mal Programme for tho
of American Agrlcul
Lever, chairman commlt
mlture, United States house
?dnesday evening, 8:30 to 11 p.
foneral topic, "Permanent Homes
1. "Farm Ownership and Oood
Farming," W. W. Long, State director
jot farm demonstration work.
2. "Home Ownership and Health,"
Dr. E. A. Hlnes, ttenaca.
3. ."Home Ownership and the
Church," Roc. E. O. Watson, presi
dent Horry Industrial Sschool.
4. "Home Ownership and the
School," County Superintendent J. E.
6. "Effects of Home Ownership in a
6. "A plan for Helping Mill Work
ers to Purchase a Homo," Wm. F.
7. "A Plan for Helping Tenant
Farmers Acquire Land," B. B. Harel
United States department of agricul
I 8. General discussion.
Causerle on Education.
August 7, Thursday Morning, 11 to
1:00?General topic, "Education and
1. "The Stato 1 Mill Tax, Its Ap
portionment and Use," Hon. J. E.
Swearingen, State superintendent of
2. "Getting the Child in School."
(a) "Unused Possibilities Under
Existing Laws," County Superintend
ent Geo. L. Pitts, Laurens.
(b) "The Nocesslty of a School
Census," County Superintendent A.
H. Gasquo, Florence; president State
(c) "Ai Compulaory Attendance
(d) "The Possibilities of the Night
School." W. B. Dove, Columbia.
(e) General discussion.
3. "The Health of the School
Child," Dr. Rosa H. Gantt, Spartan
4. "Building a Teaching Profession
in South Carolina," Superintend S.
H. Edmunds, Sumter.
5. "Child Labor and its Influense."
Henry J. Hardy, district organizer
A. F. of L., Columbia.
Thursday Evening, 8:30 to 11?
General topic, "Problems of Cltzen
1. "Public Health In South Caro
2. Building Community Prldo in a
Mill Village." L. P. Hollis, superin
tendent social work, Parker cotton
3. "Education and Citizenship," Dr.
P. P. Claxton, United States commis
sioner of education.
4. "The MajeBty of the Law," ?3r.
H. N. Snyder, president Wofford col
August 7, Thursday Morning, 9 to
11?'Special conference of cooperation
in marketing, B. W. Dabbs, president
Farmers' union, presiding.
1. "Typical Examples of Losb to
Farmers on Account of Poor Market
2. "Creating a Home Market for
3. '^Cooperative Marketing In North
Carolina," J. W. Shuford, Hickory,
4. General discussion, led by Clar
ence Poe, A. P. Bourland and South
5. "Marketing the Cotton Crop,"
W. R. Meadows, cotton technologist,
office of markets, United States de
partment of agriculture.
6. General discussion.
Thursday Afternoon, 3:30 to 6?
(a) "On the Work of the Church in
Country Development," Rev. E. O.
(b) "On Health." arranged by Dr.
Wm. Weston, president State Medical
(c) "Conference of Farmers and
Business Men on Marketing and
Credit," arranged by E. W. Dabbs.
(d) "On Woman's Work," ar
rangod by Mrs. M. T. Colcman, presi
dent State Federation of Women's
(e- "On Cooperation Between Col
leges and High Schools," Dr. R. P.
(f) "Cooperation of Chambers of
Commerce for Rural Development."
Wood's High-Grade Seeds.
The Kins; off Soil Improvers,
also makes splendid fall,
?Vinter and spring grazing,
the earliest green feed, or
a good hay crop.
CRIMSON CLOVER will increase
the productiveness of the land more
than twenty times as much as the same
amount spent in Commercial fertilizers.
Can be sown by itself or at the last
working of com. cotton or other cultiva
ted crops. 7
We arc headquarters for
Crimson Clover, Alfalfa,
Winter "Vetch, and all
Write for prices and Descriptive
F'all Catalog, giving information
about all seeds for fall sowing.
T. W. WOOD & SONS,
Seedsmen, - Richmond, Va.
J. B. MARSHALL THE NOMINEE.
Recount of Greenville T?tet? Gives
Six Majority to Marshall for Mayor.
Greenville, July, 25.?After a thor
ough recount of every ballot box li.
the seven preclnctB the city Demo
cratic executive committee has de
clared Mr. John B. Marshall the nomi
nee t the party for mayor of Green
ville by a majority of six votes over
The election was held on Tuesday,
and the unofficial returns showed Mar
shall to have by a majority of six
votes. There are many rumors of
confusion at the boxes and of throw
ing out of votes for irregularity, and
representation of Mr. Webb asked for
a full recount of all the votes cast.
The committee acceded to this re
quest, and although the vote was
changed considerably in some of the
boxes, and the total number decreased,
it so happcnded that after all had been
figured up and some challenged votes
counted. Mr. Marshall was still found
to have a lead of six votes.
The committee threw out 147 bal
lots on account of irregularities. For
the satisfaction of their followers rep
resentatives cf the candidates made
a count of these ballots and found that
had they been counted in the official
returns Mr. Marshall would hev6 re
ceived a majority of sixteen instead
of six. There was talk of a contest,
but both parties now express their
entire satisfaction at the result.
A second primary will be held Tues
day to select a number of the police
commission for the "short" or two
year term. The second race lies be
twwen C. Frank Grandy and J. C.
McCall, who stood third and fourth,
neither getting quite a majority,
Messrs W. T. Bull and E. E. Johnson
were elected Tuesday for the "long"
or four-year terms on the board.
The only other second race neces
sary Is that to decide upon au alder
man from Ward 1, Messrs Stephen
King and R. M. Dacus standing high
est In the results of the election for
The race for mayor and for the po
lice commission have been among the
warmest over held here.
Sallow complexion is due to a tor
pid liver, DR. M. A. SIMMON'S LIV
ER MEDICINE purifies and strength
ens the liver, regulates the bowels,
av/oetena the breath an drostores the
ruddy hue of health to the checks.
Price 25 cents per package. Sold by
Laurens Drug Company, Ijaurens, S.
* Trinity Ridge School. *
At the last meeting of the building
committee and patrons of Trinity
Ridge section several items of busi
ness matters were definitely settled.
Mr. Sexton, of Laurens was given the
contract to erect the building. It is
to be a four room building with largo,
auditorium above and a basement un
der it 22 x 30 feet.
It was decided to begin cutting aud
hauling logs on Monday Aug. 4th. By
that time a first class mill will have
been set up and ready for the first
log. The patrons of the school have
agreed to furnish all rough material.
This Is a capital Idea. "With the mon
ey they have from the bonds they
will, when completed have a build
ing worth six thousand dollars. Thoy
contemplate installing the most mod
ern heating system, with hot w|ater
There are men here you may de
pend on doing what they undertake
They realize that it is a gigantic
task but they have a faith in their
plans. They are a people who be
lieve in their community. They be
lieve in one another, and they mean to
pull together and set an example for
Rev. Mr. Mitchell, who had been on
the committee up to the present, stat
ed that he had other important duties
that demanded his time and asked
be excused from further aervlce.
He was released and Mr. Homer
Moore was elected to fill the vacancy.
There are five men and two ladies on
this committee and they mean to
push the work to a rapid completion.
It is hoped that the building will be
be ready for use by the opening of |
the school year In October. Rev. Mr.
Mitchell, as a stimulant, offeied, with
his resignation to furnish at his own
expense an ice cream supper if the
builders were ready by the opening
date of the school. This is a liberal
proposition and we mean to see that
wo get it.
AH the four teachers have been
secured for the next session and we
are preparing for the best term in the
history of the school. As a patron of
the school I beg all my neighbor pa
trons to bear in mind the beginning
of our work August the 4th,? Monday
after the first Sunday.
Fifty cents per barrel off on Flour.
Nice fresh stock of new Patent Flour
to sell you.
Old price $0.00 per barrel. |
New price $5.50 per barrel.
Coffee five cents per pound cheaper.
Old prlco 25c per pound.
New price 20c per pound.
A good stock of fresh roasted Coffee
and sound green Coffee to select from.
We have all sizes of. Mule and
Horse Siuics, prices made to sell.
Fresh stock of good Bread Corn Meal
Ball Fruit Jars, in quarts and half?
gallon sizes?see us.
Ice Water for our customers.
*aataasasMaStenn mmtrt-m._ . l- ?
Laurens, S. C.
Cures Old Sores, Other Remedies Won't Cure.
The worst cases, no matter of how Ion if sin mil n i;,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It relieves
Pain and Heals at the same time. 25c, 50c, $1.0?
For more than 30 years we have
been training girls and young women
for successful teaching and for useful
ness in life. We furnish scholarships
to young women preparing to teacli
and free tuition to all students who
take instruction in our Practice and
We guarantee positions to all teach
ers who compete our courses of study.
For cataloguo address J. M. Rhodes,
Littleton, N. C. 52-Ct
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
At^rneys at Law.
Will practice m all State Courts.
prompt attention given to all busim
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE
If We Want to Give Things Away You Shouldn't Worry,
And if you need a Hat to finish out the season with may be we can still please you. We feel sure the
price will more than please you. Every Trimmed Hat, every shape must go.
We don't carry them over.
MILLINERY DEPARTMENT! /
Do you need a Garden Ha4.? About 100 shapes that so?d
from $1.00 to $2.00
Your Can Take Your Choice for lOcts.
About Thirty nice Pattern and Trimmed Hats left. Prices
from $3.50 to $9.00.
Your Choice for $1.49
1 lot nice new Shapes, sold from $2.00 to $4.00, your
A fow of those Wash Suits left for.49
Few pieces of Wash Silks left at.10 and .15
Just a few of those good $1.00 and $1.50 Shirtwaists left
still selling at.29
I lot Baby Caps, 25c and 50c numbers, your choice for .10
1 lot Men's soft Shirts worth $1.00 now selling at ..
1 lot Men'h High Grade $1.50 Shirts now selling at ..
1 lot Men's low cut Shoes at clean up prices.
1 lot Women's low cut Shoes at clean up prices.
All Men's and Boys' Straw Hats at Clean-up Prices
Just a fow pairs of Luce Curtains, odd pairs only at one
Small lot rfC that good 5c Chambray, early shoppers will
get all of this. i ?
Just a few Dresses left. You can take your choice for
less than 50c on the dollar. Better examine these. i.
Lots of good pickings in Summer Dress Goods at Cost. Can't we have the pleasure of showing you?
LAURENS' BEST STORE
Laurens, S. C.