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That Little Girl
Of Yours?she'll soon be
having her hair "done up,"
and too, she will be out
growing her childish ways
?and you haven't had her
picture taken since she
was in lon^ dresses. You
don't exactly want to keep
her as she is?but you do
want^to keep the memory.
Make the appointment to
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"WHAT TO GIVE?"
Is^the question that is
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COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
South Carolina's Oldest College
120th year begins September 26th
Entrance examinations at all the,
county-seats on Friday, .inly nth, at
9 a. in.
Full four year courses lead to the
.11. A. and B. S. degrees.
A free tuition scholarship Is assign
ed to each county of the State.
Spacious buildings and athletic
grounds, well equipped laboratories,
unexcelled library facilities, and the
llnost Museum of Natural History in
Expenses reasonable. For tortns
and < atalogue, address
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.? Laurens, S. IV
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Phono: Office No. 86; Residence 219
Ol.? WKATHKll proyf.RHS.
l'lioj are Really Prophetic uud should
Ito Known lo All. '
It la the fashion nowad ys to turn
to the scientist for explanations of
ovorythlng, more' particularly of thoj
wonthor phenomena which comes
?olly under our notice. And tue
riCiuiiti.;t, on his sine, i.s always rjulto
lOUdy lo turnlsh these explanations,
lint scientific explanations are hard to
reinoiliuor and not of much practical
uso to any except those learned In
science, Waat most people ueod are
not explanations of the facts, but the
facts themselves, and what they por
tend. The former they can get by
observation. The latter are no where
bo cloarly and conclusively given aa
in the old weather proverbs, now fall
ing Into undersorvod disrepute.
Prof. J. W. Humphries, of the Uni
ted States weather bureau, In an ar
ticle entitled "Some Unlvorsal Weath
er Proverbs," printed in the year
book of the d ?partmont of agricul
ture has done a good deal to restore
them to their rightful place.
Here are a lew of the oldest and |
most famous, with Prof. Huiiiphlie's
scientific explanation of their truth:
"Prost year, fruit year; year of
snow, fruit will grow; a year of snow
a year of plenty, and a late spring
never deceives," all three of which
mean the same thing, are very easily
explained. If the winter is a normal
one, with plenty of frost and snow,
and springs comes at the right time,
it is not possible for the fruit trees
to blossom prematurely and be later
killed by hard frost or destroyed by
alternate thawing anil freezing. Con
sequently, all the proverbs means, and
its meaning is quite obvious, is that
normal seasons mean normal fruit
Here is a stll commoner one, and
"A red sun has water in his eyes."
A red sunset Indicates the presence
of rain elements. If the sky near the
western horizon Is yellow, greenish or
any of there there Is less vapor con
densation in the atmosphere than in
the case of red, although the red does
not indicate quite enough water va
por to cause rain.
Here are the certain signs of rain
ill the evening sun:
"If the sun sot in gray,
The next will he a rainy day.
If the :;|in goes pale lo bed,
'Twill ra n to-morrow, it is said."
The explanation of this phenomenon
is simple. The space between our
earth and the sun Is filled with par
ticles of dust. When the water drop
lets in the atmosphere are so uumcr-i
as to saturate these particles the sun
seems to be overclouded with a uni
form gray, for the sun i ; obscured.
Rainfall Is certain to follow this
Hut there are other and equally de
pendable simis of rain, such as the
halos and coronas that sometimes
surround tin1 sun and the moon. One
of the proverbs in Ulis case is:
"The nearer the ring .the bigger the
These halos and coronas are caus
ed by storm clouds. If they seein i
small it means that the clouds are
the result of storm far distant, lfl
on the oilier hand, they seem lien re, I
and therefore bigger, it Indicates that
the clouds are low down and that the
storm Is not far off.
There is one set of proverbs, how
ever, which Prof. Humphries at
tacks, declaring there Is no basis of
truth in them. They are the pro
verbs relative to the Influence of tile
moon on the weather. He says there
is absolutely no connection between
that body and our weather phenom
ena beyond a small lidal effect on he
atmosphere, which is recorded by the
He grants, however that the ap
pearance of the moon nav he taken
as an Indication of uios'thor condi
tions. "C-lear moon. Prost soon;"
"Moonlight night lias th- harvest j
frost," and other proverbs of this
class have a scientific foundation, for
on clear nights the earth gives out'
most of its heat in the temperature,
frost or dew is more probable than >
on other nights.
There Is yet another proverb con
nected with the moon: "Sharp horns
do Uneaten windy weather."
When the horns of the moon are
cloarly discernible by the naked eye
it means that there is nothing in the
atmosphere to obscure them. An at
mosphere n:\ clear as firs generally
indicates that it has been swept by
the winds in the upper ether, and
thcaowinds will probably reach the
earth before long.
There are other proverbs too
numerous to mention, which are eounl
lv well founded and reliable. They
are generally the result of close ob
servation on the nart of those most
Interested in wtehinir the slen-. and
portens of the heavens, and In very
few oases, can science disprove them.
Even In these cases the point is u
matter of dispute* not only between
scientists and old weather prophet,
but between scientist and scientist us
well. New York World.
Wo read many articles in our news
papers describing the Mexican trou
bles, Dalkan wars and other topics of|
a distant territory. When WO have]
read these we feed that we have the
writers' opinions but no more. We
havo even reached that date when we
can read largely of the Ten Command
ments in a weekly newspaper, though
after reading we are sure we know
not the point the w riter wishes to con
vey and feel uncertain that he himself
knows. These topics compare very
well indeed with the Good Roads Move
ments in Laurens county. We have at
our command many volumes upon road
construction jimi our newspapers treat
the subject very extensively. Hut we
gain from these only the knowledge of
vhat could be clone or what has been
lone or attempted in other localities,
Counties, or states.
Have we profited by having these
experience of others? Our present
and urgent needs are good roads local
ly applied. To have these we must
arouse local Interest in a god road
movement and get our local people
enthused in the movement.
It has been said that "good roads"
and "good schools" go together; but|
is this true in Laurens count? On<
who had been out of the county four
or Ivo years would simply have to
make the rounds in person and see
the great improvement in Lnurens
county school to fully appreciate the
great advancement made In our
schools. Much has been done and
more Is being done each season. Why?
Because a local Interest has been
aroused and each district has raised
money or is raising money to build
good school houses and employ com
petent teachers to meet the needs of I
the day. Hut in making these rounds!
one will lind the roads in practically
the same condition they were live years!
ago; the same old money-wasting plan
of throw ing, of scraping loose dirt into|
mud holes and patching ove r for
few weeks during the year. After
road is properly constructed, drag
ging and scraping go far toward its|
maintenance, but until it is properly
constructed these can he considered
only as temporary patching.
When we have aroused tho same lo-|
cal interest in a good road movement |
as is bellfg displayed in the good school
movement then wo will nave good
roads, competent men will In? em
ployed and labor furnished to con
struct them, We have an abundance
of sand and clay, the essentials of the
best country road, conveniently locat
ed and the topography < f our county is|
such that good roads, in most cases,
can he constructed at a minimum most I
and then maintained ;it less expense]
than our patch work of today.
The day is coining when good publb
roads will mean to a town or communi
ty what the railroad means to them
today. Our local papers and men will j
do well to give the matter their atten
tion and strive to arouse that interest I
and enthusiasm so necessary to secure|
results in any movement.
While descriptions of what is heing|
done In other localities are interesting
and ucneflclal to read 1 w ould like .o |
see your paper make an effort to lo
calize the flood Roads movement. (Jet
our capable men to express some Idoat
and set forth plans.
B. R. Todd,
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
Mate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Where as, petitions signed by a h
gal numbor of the qualified electorsI
anil free-holders residing in Waterloo]
school district No. 7, Laurens county,
south Carolina, asking tor an election
upon the question of voting an addi
tional :? mill tax upon the property In
said school district to bo used for
school purposes, have been tiled with
the county hoard of education, an elec
tion is hereby .ordered upon said qu<
tion, said election to lie held on the
Oth day of /September, 1013 at the]
school house in said district, under
the mauagoinent of the trustees of |
Only BuOll electors as return real or
personal property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certificates as required in
tho genoral election shall be ailowe.4
Those.favorlng the ?. mill additional)
tax shall vote a ballot containing the]
word "YES" writen or printed there
on. Those against the mill addition
al tax shall vote a ballot containing
the word "NO" written or printed
thereon. Tolls shall open at tho hour
of 8 o'cock In the forenoon and shall
remain open until the hour of I o'clock
in the afternoon when they shall
closed, and the ballots counted.
The trustees shall report the result'
of the election to t he county auditor j
and county superintendent of ?Jduc
tion within ten days thereafter.
c.KO. L. PITTS,
B-2t By order of County Hoard.
Crimson Clover and
We hare some ol the best Patent
Flours on the market to offer jou at
$5.50 per harre)?
A fresh stork of extra fancy Patent
Flour in Henry Clay, none made better.
We arc selling the Coffee?because
ear prices and qualities nre right.
Hugging and Cotton Ties?We have
just unloaded a car of New Arrow Cot
ton Tics and have en route to land
this week a ear of 2 lbs. 2 1-2 lbs. ami j
0 lbs. second band Hugging of a good
quality. You nil find Hugging and
Ties higher this season than last, but
still you have to have them aud we
?111 sell you as cheap as the market
will justify us.
When you need anything come to the
Big Store for It.
Laurens, S. C.
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For Weakness ar/d Loss of Appetite
The Old Standard get/crat strengthening touic,
C.ROVK'S TASTKI.KSS chill TONIC, drives out
Malaria and builds up t*c system. A true tonic
itidsureAppetizer. For adults and children. 50c.
N. B. Dial A. C. Todd
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Attorneys at Law
Enterprise Dank Building, Laurerw, S. C.
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Money to loan on Real Estate?-Long
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FOR REAL ESTATE SEE
STRINGER & WOODS
Now is the time to get your choice in a nice Farm Home.
We have for sale several good farms, will make
prices and terms right. We also have some
nice Town Property in Honea Path
and Belton for Sale or Trade.
IF INTERESTED, SEE US AT ONCE.
One beautiful farm just in the
edge of Donalds, known as the
MeDill place. This farm has 1:37
acres, good dwelling, two tenant
houses, pasture and every
tiling right up to the notch. Price
$50 per acre. Big :t horse farm in
One nice farm in sight of Due
West, beautifully located on pub
lic road. 146 acres, good build
ings, 3 horse farm in cultivation,
one mile from College. This farm
can bo bought for $50 per acre.
16.") acres east of Donaids, known
as the Brock place, line farming
land as can be found. AVill sell all
in one tract or cut to suit pur
One tract 21(5 acres known as
the Smith place, very fine farming
land. Well watered, extra good
dwelling, tenant houses, finest pas
hires to be found. AVill sell all in
one, or from one hundred acres
down to 50 acres. This place is
well timbered and located near in
185 acres near Boyd's mill in
Laurens county. Very fine laud,
three horse farm in cultivation, for
quick sale at $20 per acre.
21 acres three miles of Ilouen
Path, nice one-horse farm $10 per
acre. This is a bargain.
130 acres on Erwin mill and Cal
liOUU road. Very fine land, big 3
horse farm in cultivation, good
houses. For quid: sale at $25 per
137 acres three miles of Ilonea
Path, known as the J. R. Callahan
place. New seven room dwelling,
new barn, good tenant house and
pasture for $50 per acre.
55 acres in the town of Prince
ton, Laurens county. Good dwell
ing, pasture, 11-2 horse farm in
cultivation for $50 per acre.
The Ilonea Path Lumber Com
pany for sale at the town of Ilonea
Path. One of the best enterprises
of its kind in the state. A money
maker, "Will sell and make prices
and terms right.
STRINGER & WOODS
W. K. STRIOER, Melton, S. C. W. M. WOODS, Hunca Path, S. C.
\ JUST 01
Another shipment of those special
numbers in Ladies7 Silk Hosiery in Black
and White at 50 cents.
Also White and Black Silk Lisle at
25 cents per pair.
Special value in White Goods in plain
and fancy weaves, nice light textures for
hot weather wear.
Heavy yard-wide all Linen Skirting
Cash at 25 cents per yard.
Yard-wide Apron Linen from 10 cents
up at /
i W. G. WILSON & CO.
BUY LAND AND SAVE RENT!
Some More of These Leak Bargains in Real Estate Houses and Lots
I Can Secure Loans and Make Advances on Real Estate
J. N. LEAK
GRAY COURT, S. C.
The Man That Divides the Earth to Suit Your Purse."