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PART 3, PAGES 17 TO 20
VOLUME XXIX. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1913. NUM
CANDIDAT[8 NOW IN THE FIELD
FOR SUP[RINT[ND[NT Of EDUCATION
Several Are Actively Canvassing the Field for Endorse.
ment and Others Are Spoken of.
Following the resignation of Super-' from the schools of the county camne
intendent of Education, Geo. L. Pitts, to the city prepared to circulate a pe
which was announced in the last is- tition to the state board of education
cue of The Advertiser, several candir asking that Mr. Pitts' resignation be
dates have actively begun campaigns I not accepted and that the legislative
to secure the position. The succes- delegation from this county be re
sor to Mr. Pitts is to be selected by quested to recommend a raise in the
the state board of education which salary attached to the office. Mr.
meets Deconrber 22nd in Columbia. Pitts got wind of the petition however,
Among those who are prominently and let it be known that he would not
spoken of for the place are L. D. 1:1- consider retaining the omce. Noth
ledge, J. C. Burdette, J. H. Sullivan, lag further was then (lone as to the
John 1). Hunter, Chas. F. Brooks and petitions, which had already been sign
B. Y. Culbertson. All of these gen- ed by numbers of those who had been
tlomen have at one -time or another app)roached.
been identified with school work and The successful applicant for the
are familiar with the duties of the position will have until January, 1915
office. to serve unless re-elected in the cam
Saturday morning several trustees imign next summer.
REOPENS DISTRICT OFFICE. .1. 1). A)AMS BURIED RERtE.
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Laid to liest in Famnlly Plot Sunday
Reopens District Office In the Enter. Afternoon. Died at Home of his
prise Bank Building. .on In Greenville.
After a lapse of several months, the J. D. Adam's, father of United State
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Marshall J. Duncan Adams, died it
of New York, has reopened its district the 1ome of his son, W. W. Adams, in
ofilce here Mr. 13. C. Fletcher, form- Grenille, saturday and was brought
crly of Piedmont, will be in charge here for buial Sunday afternoon. A
of the office and Mr. W. A. Moore, large number of friends 'and relatives
who has built up a fine business, will 1 accompanied the boly to Laurens and
continue as the local representative. a large number of Laurens people
Offices will e 'iln the Enterprise Ilank gathered at tle grave's side to pay a
building. last tribute.
It will be remembered that sevt'al Mr. Adms had numerous friends
months ago this insurance company and relatives In tis county. He was
did away with the local office here born In Dials townsip and spent tie
and placed the local territory under early (ays of his life In that section.
the direct charge of the local agents. le enlisted for tie war from tis
Hereafter, this territory, composed .f county and made a brave solier
IJaurens, Clinton, Fountain Inn and throughout tie conflict. Some years
Simpsonville, will be under the di- ago he moved to Greenville where i
rection of the Laurens oflice. ( son resides. .r. Adams was eighty
Mr. Fletcher will 'move to Laurens' two years of age. lie was precede I
in several days, bringing -his family to the grave by his wife just one
with litIn. lilOitil befor'e, sh1e eaving been buried
The reopening of tile district oflic'e Ie on November 13t1.
is largely the result of the efforts of
the local agent, Mr. Moore, as he im- BOYCE MYERS hURT.
pressed upon the general agent of the
company some time ago the advantag- Engine Turns Over Near Simpsonile
cis of tile district office. InIjurIing Well-known En~gineer.
Tle engine attacile to train No. 2
FOUNID COW ON TIEJ LINE. Docal freiglt between Laurens amed
Willie Simpson, Alias bimp Sanders, IGreenville, with Engineer Boyce My
in County Jail for Theftt of a Cow. ers in charge turoh ed turtle .yesterday
Wlie Sipson, white, claiming to mGoreing about 2/i miles this side of
be from Rfemond, Va., is resting il Simfpsonviale. Fortunately Mr. My
the conty jail with tile charge of ers was not seriously injdsrd, though
cow stealing lodged against him. He e camne out of the wek 'pretty eld
was arrested btween Laurens and bruised-up. Tnue negro fireman, pill
Clinton Saturday morning atar it s Anderson, also escaved sidhot sort
icged 1he had sold tile stolen 'prop- Ious inuii'r Tile exact caur of the
o'ty to Cannon's meat market in the turning over of thIe engine s not
Leurens Mill village. It is alleged yet been found. Tile engine was do
that Simpson stole 'the cow from a Laced from tie train waen the th-s
tien of tile Lydia mt village inl dent happened, having gone to Sie,.1.
Clinon Fida nigt d brugl thr oviihot ter ofiter loeavn tyer
to aulen t~e nxtmoring Serif alance move tornvit Founta e hnis.
$~Q~bft m~ loatd ~lnsonsl'lygio resades.t been A'gda.a egt
astr tle ow as old Hoeve. wo yArsol ae Heelei Shwasprcee
tl~ lreay sarte bak toCli to the gae t oy il e jdttstl ofe
A~a t ws wth ie itte dmety hea 111 on Nvemb~Ie 13th.gvnintisi*
h1~ ftsfoun. H wa tlaleda c n gne Tu&rans imeaNea imdposntsloe
iem'ofbte dpsric oftile.itme btet
tA~ren an ti lont f 'rr'q1 n Injuering ~elena on Engieer.ti
FONDCO N THE LN IS Te tegine ataced yea tagno. Thi,
tracs mae ~vlil ~vakhii.lecellfet bel~twei ien aturen ofnd0t
W Ulie S L Ton Alajo AimvSers, tielersln w iltEnin oye bank
pin~ CountJifor oft ofalCow. st cony hre Etrpd'ure yesterday
Whurlh, arivedsn wh~it, clasmntoe gnornn stabot2ilysneis orgitieon
bel tile Rfchmond, a., na eSngdan $4mpsnvil.0 FruntlyM. y
co eing ldeed chgains Oim tHe $100meou Pfter Are.k'rtywl
cwty arreted betweenin Larin and brt e-u.TeerlfrmnWl
Clinon atudaymornng fte itis AderonaW s A escapmbedo witoutserath
thoegdst hucha od tholen -roM- ouas inretysolhdeatco toh.T.Mrrsn
ory to TCity.on' meatmet i tile ring Abbve outy, eninety ot
thant weathern stoleathe conrmga- tacre ofro lanhe trIe 'thn the arinc
tion Friaengt ou ogt tiha rMjradtsonva ile foricaer oft0er e.n The
toWio Lesthe ne weatn. herlienblance has thel rame dwellntin Inn.
jOwing and'f~ foeul gserwond y hi 0 Mnr. Mor nest nhtvthe tn
trom teftand ochater apnd hovrsy Pinetadno a n rainghted.h~shoe
ofte the Acts. was hearer Hweer e-_________
lytI1)areasd wthrte arnetnes alndonr pigSho
vha iti pesetitng isessageu.t Mr.aT heeiilb o u~.bza
h ws 2rd.nad. H'clck. traailed ad con
-iirbl a-toth dit-e we~eilaloesodTeulciscr
Fl~rnsadtepint Sholrrst, ia yivtdt oe r~ ligw
and sandwicaeemattFlfming schoolionof
41110 11PAtudly veintheeem 10trrs lank gietin i l
bet 0 beinnng t 7 'clck, Tileilreglametng o hea ago. Thist
tracks md whileot tvlh ch. Tl vh e10( Iia feno t3
Rev.t i. cordi ajor, recentd y o'lcap-lMs.B . lry
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS
It 1s possible that. as at result of the contest just
closed a number of subscribers are receiving two papers whore
they should not receive hut' one. If this is the case, this office
should be notilled so that one may be discontinued and the credit
for that one placed on the other.
All subscribers are requested to examine the labels on their
papers to see if the dates thereon are in accord with their idea of
the time their subscription should expire if a subscriber thinks that
the dating is not correct this office should he notilied NOW while all
the facts of the contest are fresh in our memory. We are quite
sure that none of our contestants lha1ve made intentional mistakes,
but It is possible that incorrect names have been sent In and that.
typographleIal errors have been made in correcting the malling list.
Any seeming irregularity whatsoever as to subscriptions should
he reported now In order to save any possible misuderstanding in
And, too, subscribers who did not, renew their subscriptions
In the contest just closed are reminded that now is as acceptible
time as ever. It takes money tq mike the wheels turn here and
all that Is due is always needed and appreciated.
It Is not real "nice" or good form to ask for Christmas pres
ents, but a good number of renewals sent In between now and the
holidays would illuminate our Christmas tree about as brightly as
anything we know of. Send them along, and send them early to
keep from overworking Uncle Sam's boys.
ORGAN RECITAL REV. M. L. LAWSON
AT BAPTIST CHURCH HAS OPERATION
Prof. Pail )e Launay, Organist of Operation for Appendicitis at the Ju
Trinity ('hurch, Columibia, to (,Ive lil Irby Sanitarium Yesterday Morn
Concert 'I'hursday Evening. ling.
The initial concert on the large new Rev. M1. L. Lawson, pastor of the
Molar pipe organ of the Baptist .First Baptist. church, muniderweit aim
church will be given tomorrow even- operatlon for appendicitis at the .us
ing. Prof. Paul de Launay, of Paris, lia Irby sanitarium yesterday morning.
France, organist of Trinity Church, Yesterhiy afternoon Nilr. Lawson was
Columbia, will be the artist. The resting quietly and gave every inmdien
concert is to begin at S o'clock at tion that he would soon be well again.
which time it is i 'tuested that all be Maany inUquIiries were made as to his
present who expect. to attend. Those condition yesterday, -his sickness he
coming late will be expected to wait ing a matter of much concern on ev
for the intermissions to reach seats. ery hand. ills early recovery is hop
A free will offering will be taken up t't for by all of his numerous friends
to meet the expenses of the evening be has made since coining to the city.
and as an aid for the organ building Alithoughi MIr. Lawson will not be
fund. The Iumblic is cordially invite.( aile to occupy his pulpit himself, reg
to attend. ular services will be held at the I1ap
Prof. de Launay 'has been organit list chrchi, pmas-tors from ohlier places
at Trinity Clurch in Columbia for :t being secured to preach for hmi.
number of years and has won in emn- -----.
viable repmtation even outside of Sill 5,00 Ahead.
Souti (arolina. This year lie is i - According to the census depart
ing at series of organ recitals at tho menmt report, :i,t6-12 bales of cotton
I'niversity of Virginia. were ginned in this county up to De
The following are se .ral cmId'- conber 1, as against 31,611 ginnmed to
mmentary press notices: the same date in 1912, an increase to
A magnificent recital. The musician (late of a little over 5,00(1 bales. Thie
delighted one of the largest audiences total ginnings for the state to the
of the week.-Spartanburg Herald, samame date this year was 1,160,815 as
May 26, 1909. against 1,041,689 last year.
Prof. de Launay played his way in
to the hearts of his hearers, and was Busiess Lot ('mnges Hand.
frequently interrupted with frequent
and prolonged applause and was the Messrs. W. G. Lancaster and L. i.
ope of many beautiful floral of-lays ago bought joit
ferings.-Limestone- ofman e falfoe- lv from Mr. '. F. Brooks the lot oGan
Mayn s.1~ 26, tmm Cole e,09.a y street adjoining Blackwel l',
Mauy 20, 1909.
Prof. Paul do Launay holds high printing shop. Te lot has a front
rank among the eminent organists of age of 65 feet .and depth of 75 feet.
the world. He has a marvelous tech- Tie purchasers (1 not state to what
nique and perfect registration. Ilis arse they expect to put it nor tie
work elicited tne highest praise.-eprice paid.
Mesrr .ni l W.t f L stalerks aL ii
er f lumti ftmiiiit~ o fltii~ Wrkspotope eeal days agto -boughtont
uvlm~im~hu htii~ifdtalnt.Ill ly tfom tan tim ex . Brntookmst ie l on
weretim mos liillint ver mead mry reetA saaryjofing o Blcwith'
thmre-Timms-lspcmtihmon, V. hpstiongsp he plotided fo nt
hily, 908. u rae trcha1,200 ino seveatears. what
workd eolicotedatttimehighest prastioe.-ce
1.aPeldtownd. Oct.,m in0. P. 0 tlrk__rrir_"Eam.
2.rof. eLany (selecton a Wan- Anexamito fore You"tas tcek titl
b-Elevtlon Culiman abe gien t im e held aty-theg eLren
4. of uri ener and imkleidforks pos ma eenuarygt Abeginnngaton
whlahs) uGoumnoaen. disre tolock. Tie eacitio wil be ung I
wer ahendant brCantil r hadiuar mrd. Aemlary of that cos ithumi
ther.-TmesDisatc, Rchmiod, Va' 'thpson mbeing pscroilly invte wo
Ju lrem ale, 19ng)a aeto.$',200 adisn sevrl years.cFnts
deydkyNorwodmt an the Lauents post ome.
1.-Prlude and Fquge in . oFa -
2. Lohienriu (frctons Waobegneropmrpin
3.a-Srenamde b-a'bnleWiduorsrsevr eme irsn
b-Evtte;on~r -Rgulma n nx nura atron
4. onurc 'enkeshand.lieinsaeetofream
5. a-Andetate ScCantamdybtilhe~il rac Cmit
c-Th'umonrequ Scvoandak nie oatmi mt evc
6., 1uitme (ontiuefrom Zmolbholeorag'Tosees
tiel7t etuyerielSg t Tmms ftm ~t cmos n
8.a-oeai lo Schl.cilrnuvbelertem w wes ml
9.irmprov imaeion P.il be ausiny ce ortr ona mo'mmg
10. Finae (overture, coromll initd. Ja.a)h
NES Of T1 WI[[(
IN TOwN Of CUTOM
Knights of Pythias Ban.
quet Center of Interest.
ON POPULAR PEOPLE
Various Events of a Social Character
(l'aiming the Attention at Tls Time.
Christmas Cantata to be Given at.
Presbyvterian (hurh next Sunday
Clinton, Dec. I6.-The most import
ant and attractive social affair dur
ing ChrIistaras will be the banquet on
the 31st of December at the Hotel
Clinton given by the Knights of
Pythias, Lodge No. 8-1. Invitations for
this were issued last week and it will
be the biggest and best they have ev
er had. Many out of town guests will
be here for it besides several promi
nent Pythians from different lodges
over the state.
On Tlhursday afternoon Mrs. W. B.
Woodworth delightfully entertained
about lift en ladies In honor of her
guest Mrs. Robert Adams of ('lover,
S. C. I rs. Adams has a number of
friends here, harvineg lived 'here the two
years Mr. Adais was presidenit of the
P resbyterian college of South ('aroli
On 1W'iday afternooni Mrs. I). M.
Iorg!.is entertained for Mrs. Adams.
On Bunday night all the churelies
closed for a welcome service for Rev.
W. A. Farey, the new Methodist pas
tor. 'ethe pastors of the ' various
churel' : of the city made short ad
dresses of welcome to Mr. F'airey and
his family and special music was furn
ished by Mrs. Butler and Prof. Cart
ledge of the Presbyterian choir.
On next Sunday night at. 7:30 o'clock
the Pi es Iyterian choir will give a
<'hristnas cantata entitled "At fleth
lehem" arranged by Alfred .1 udson
from vatios compositions. Mrs. Iut
ler is training the choir and she has
a splendid sopirano voice and will have
the Ilading part and Prof. ('artledge
of the college has a splendid tenor
voice und will take part in it.
The Rev. .T. R. I looten who has been
pastor of the A. R. P. church here for
six years has resigned this place here
to accept a call from Concord, N. C.
lie will leave -the 1st of January.
The people of Clinton are delighted
to know that Mr. 11. L. King, now of
Laurens, will move his family back to
Clinton in January.
Miss Eliza Horton has returned to
her home in Columbia after visiting
Dr. and Mrs. W. S. Bean.
Mrs. W. G. Taylor has returned to
her home in Asheville, N. C.
Miss Tmie McCrary left Monday
for Anderson after visiting Miss .lane
Mrs. . L. Kennedy and Miss Kath
r'ine Kennedy left Thursday for Spar
tanburg where they will make their
home in the future. Dr. iKennedy will
be -with the Ligon Drug Co.
Mr. John hlenrry, of Gr'eeniville, spent
the week-enid ini Clinton.
Mr. Alfred Barksdale, of (Greenvllle,
spent Saturtday in 'Clin-ton.
Nirt. Thaddous .Johmnson, of' Wadles
boro, spent the wveek-end in Clintoin.
Mrs. Rlober't Adams has redturned0( to
her home in Clover.
Miss Marguerite Sharpless hits re
turned to her home in New York, af
ter being with the J1. W. Copeland Co.
the past season.
Rev. and Mrs. S. 0. Cantey and chtil
drten left last week for Abbeville,
where they will make Their home.
They have made a host of friends
since they camne to Clinton andl it is
with r'egret they see them leave.
Dr. Hi. L. ,Todld of Greenville, sp~ent
a feYw days In the city last week.
Mr. WV. A. Gnlloway has retu-rned
Mrlis. W. IB. Owens, Jr., returned Sat
uirday from Dillon where she visited
her sister. Mrs. James Sprunt.
Mr. Julius MceGregor of Ruby, S. C..
spent Srundlay in tClinton.
Mr. E. W. Stone of Union spent last
week in Clinton.
Mr-. Arthulr Copeland and family of
Columbia are speanding this month
hter'e with his parents. Mr. Coepeland
is int Ill heal th and is here for a rest
fr'om his butsiness.
NIrt. E. It. Sloan has r'etut re from
Charleston wheore heo spent last week.
Misses Maude H-opklns and Helen
FROM THE COINTY
News Letters From Many
GIVE LOCAL NEWS
happenings of Interest to Many Peo
Ple all o'er the C'ount3 and to 'Thos
Who Iave Left the Family Hearth
stone and gone to Other States.
IChom, Dee. I1.- Everybody is hust
ling to get throug'll picking cotton,
killing hogs and getting ready for
The 'health of' our cointityIit is
very good at present.
Mrs. Ella Ei'nore has been quito
sick for several days, but is now do
Mrs. Lou Culbertson, who has been
sick for the past three months, we aro
glad to report, is able to be up again.
Miss Prankle Culbertson is also
getting on nicely.
lisses IEdna anld Kitura Cooper and
MIisses Itrene and Ioui e Cooper, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. R. Y. .1.
-E'lledge in the Poplar Springs section.
Missilla Iulandc visited her sit.,
Irs. Annie Coop', recently.
Dr. and Airs. .1. U. Cooper visited
Mir. L. t'. I'ullherts"on :.ndi family Pri
MIr. (Citrl ('uIhertson and family and
Miss Miyrtle Culbertson visited Dr.
Cooper and wife recently.
Mr. Percy Finley and family, of
MIadden, are moving just. across the
river front our town. We are glad to
welcome them in our midst.
''ylersville, Dee, 15.--It. seems al
most like spring this morning. E'very.
body is busy finishing up -the work of
1 91 3: as it is al'mtust. comlie lo th e close.
Mliss Nina. Poole, of Spartanbtrg,
spent the.1 week-end w ithl ohoe folks.
Air. Iaurens Poole, of Cross Anchor,
spent tiunday wit:li Mr. Fitritan I'4)ole.
L.. S. McChray was in Laiurens last
It's. .lanie Hlolland and Mrs. Sala
Cooper spent. Sunday aI'ternoon with
Mrs. R. E'. Poole.
flor'n to Ir. and Mrs. Willie Poole,
Horn to AlMr. and Mirs. It. E. Poole,
Niles (Chirk spent Sunday with his
mother, Mrs. Matti le Clark.
Dials. Dee. I4.-To the deligh'. of
everyone the l(ev. T. W. Munnerlyn
was returned to this charge. He
preached Sunday Inmorning to a large
congregation on thte rbject of
Mrs. Harris Curry is in Greenville
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ropp and Mr.
and Mrs. I. H. Owings spent Fri
day in Lanren-s.
MIr. anid Mr's. Robert Owings and
chiildrient, of Fountaint Inn, -were the
guiests of Mrs. H. Y. Simmons and
Mrts. Isatbelle Brooks and Mr. W. .
blrooks wer'e the guests of Mr'. 1). D).
liarris and family Sunday.
Mi'. IH. 1I. GIray, who has bieen In
Macon, Ga., for' several months, l., at.
Mrts. Geor'ge Rloberson anid MIiss
Mabel, of' (ray CUour't, spent Sunday
withl Mi'. Md. V. IHoldet' -and 'famIly.
MIe.dsras. lBroadus (Gray aund Luide
Abecr'omble spenlt Sunday with Mr.
D). D). Brownlee.
MIss 10ileetn Curry and Mr. States
Curry were the guests of' reatives in
Foutntain Inn Saturday night.
Misses Fannie and Sallie Browntlee
wer'e in Laurens s'hopping Friday.
Misses Nell anid Olara McCall, of
Ff-uitland Institute, are at home now
foir tihe holidays.
Misses Ruth Barksdale, of Bar'ks.
(Tofttinued on Page Trwenfy.)
Carey of Seneco have r'etiurnedl to their
home after vilsiting Mr's. F. M. Roland
M r's. 'F1tmma Glenn 'has returned to
her lhonme in Espartanbhurtg.
Mrs. MI. Q. hlays left Monday for
Sparmtanthitrg whtere she will visit rol
Mr is. .1. hA. Frazier, Jr t., of Hlairs, ha.
been v'iiiting her Partents, Mr. 'A1
Mrs. RI. 10. (opehand.
Mrts. P. S. Halley Is ini Laincaster'
vlsIt ig her' da ughtIer' Mr's. Reese WIl -
ainms whose little hoy dir-dl last w~eek.