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VOUEXI"LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1914.NUBR3
S[COND AMI. SClQOl. FAIR
WILL TAK P[tt[ FRIDAY
Exhibits Are Already Arriving and Hundreds of Con
testants Have Been Entered. Thornwell Orphanage
Children Will be Here.
OGUNTi FAIR PIt0I'Ei WIL, IBE( IN ABOUT 9:8:0 IVIEN TILE 1)001 S
TO 'I'l E (OURtT 1101SE WIL lE TIl IOWN OPEN FOl INSPECTION
OF EXIIIiII'I'S. A'IL,E''IC A NI) LITEltA IY ('ON'I'ESTS TO E OlOINU
ON IN ALI1 IEPAIT3iENTS AT TIIlE SA31-E TIME.
OUTLINE OF THE DAY'S PROGRAM.
.10 O'clock-Literary Contests .... .... .. Laurens Graded School Building
Declanation Contest and )ebate ...... iLaurens Graded School Chapel
Elementary Athletic Meet .... .... .. Lau rens Graded School Campus
11:30 O'clock ----.....---................. .... Grald Pnrade
12:15 O'clock .... .... .... .... ...... .... .... Awarding of Ribbons
12:30 O'clock .... .... .... ................................ Dinner
2 O'clock .... .... .... ........................... .... ..I)ebates
2:30 Iligh School Athletic Meet..... .. .. Lauren Graded School Campus
- :15 Iligh School Oratorical Contest .... .. Laurens Graded School Building
10 A. M. to 5 P. M. Viewing the E0xhibits .... .... .... County Court House
SOME IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE REMEMBIERIED IN REGADl) TO FAIt!
1. Be on time for everything.
2. Athletic and literary contests begin promptly at 10 o'clock.
3. The parade will form at 11:30.
4. Ask the Boy Scouts for any Information desired.
5. The exhibits will be found in the Court House. See separate rooms.
6. The contests all take place at the school building.
7. Remember it is children's day. Let them have first place.
8. Everybody is cordially invited to Laurens.
9. See farm exhibits on Court I-louse grounds.
The Ninteen Fourteen County School they have offered an agricultural
Fair, which will be hold here next Fri- medal.
day is going to be the greatest event of Capt. J. R. Minter, during his whole
its kind ever held in the county. Those life, was a worker for education and
In charge of the fair are working hard agriculture. No more fitting menu
to make it not only the greatest over ment could be erected in li memory.
held in the county but the best and The two muedals represent the great
most successful of any fair in the aim of his life, better education and
state. Miss Wil Lou Gray, Miss Jayne more scientific farming.
Garlington, Supt. James 1. Sullivan It is Indeed very gratifying to find
and Prof. B. L. Jones, the leaders in his children furthering his efforts
the movement, are being kept busy along these lines. The way to reach
naking the final preparations, and the hearts of our people is by the
from the outlook at present not less spoken word, therefore the boys must
than six thousand visitors will be in cultivate that faculty so as to be able
Ijaurens. to bring right home to the people any
What this is going to be a record- important message they might have
breaking fair can be seen by the num- for them. The medal Is an indication
ber of entrants already listed in the of progress in education and shows a
literary contests. So far over three very generous and progressive spirit
hundred names have been registered on the part of the Minter family.
as contestants in this department. In High School Oratorical Contest.
- the elementtary athletic department The High School Oratorical Contest
also many names have been sent in. will be held In the auditorium of the
The list for this department will close Laurens Graded School Friday night,
tonight. beginning promptly at 8:30. This has
As stated in The Advertiser of last always been a prominent feature of
week, the literary contests will be held the school fair and the contest this
in the graded school, the athletic con- year will be of particularly high qual
tests will take place on the grounds ity. Eight schools of the county will
of the school, and the exhibits of the
various schools will be shown in the he hnte Te n sen
Court House. They are as follows.
Orphanage Chdren Coming. John Holland Hnter - - Clintn
A very plaigpr of this year'sFrn Abeonie - - Sio
fair will be the presence of the Or- Gog aln ---CosHl
phanage children from Clinton. Miss LuesPipt---L~ie~
Wil Lou Gray returned from Clinton h''dCx - - - - Lno'
Monday evening, where she wvent to ler adi rnt-ig
onfr wih Dr Jaobs onceningth T. J.o.unt er, contn hs whote
necssryl~an fr her omng lD.fe bees enterero euaio n
Jaco wadelghtd wih th ~rs- ent od to efraycted onthsmemory.
tof he hilrens vsitto aur Tsess thw meet areprstlth grat
and s bsy akig prI~aatin oraisso ofe islle betteredcat2o cens
the ay. he hilden wll robalymore adsiendfic frsholng.drn
arrie i Laresabot 930 idy Itween tndee speerye grthein orchestr
'thee wil beab~ 300chilren i ton hildrendfrerdeig hu musical
the crowd.onimehese Nlines. Thilwayyltooreach
hosalaysben indenu~htogi e heart o our -pepled. yh
the rphnagechidrenfretr spokTen varod, thrfral scheool imove
tatin ad itis xi~etedthatth wilmetvassociationslt or t e count
do s onthi ocasin. 'ho hilrenhav bndegtd om tog thedwl ele-n
will takedinner i Laurenr thefshm.t oThe edauds ofnicthon
ji f te cty avin prmisd 'of schogresurin teday.o and proceeds
undr ayfo th mal w~chwil )0pvementrous ant poesie schools
Servenlton tablesfinhthe rear ofmtiye
graed chol uilin. Tey ilNtae h Sch ning Coaterla test
Onelofehe ine theautrum of thie
partin he ran maadoandther yares faradile Scheo rdan cngtest
preenc wil ad anewandple~ alwayhs een is pnromnynt i fetureo
eatrecoty. Tche fahrance ahe cotat ithis
The inteMedlye ar feilibe roacerl high any -o
The hgh shoolboysof Iurestwh ligh hos beoesfficiecntly wsi
couty av ben ofeed noterin-cbed mayreente. Ths snkavmes oevn
ostve o cltiatether jowo ofoub tes ahaer areaidin ien Laensn
lie peaing.Thefou chidre ofTheony are arnstlyows.sedt
lat Cat. 1.It.Miner inordr ohrn n Heian wuned sok an Clanto
'pepeuae hs emryhae ive Fthank Aercrbiie - somehiglo
twohudre dllas o b st aid taurensfPhi-ft of c-re Al Lauren
enfed wih bur.n Jacobnsonernigol will The accetile cestat ths ntha
aeacyar tor ther sccomsful. re beyn hpered. thrwod
Jaosn was thelighe wsho otheorical tnhrer uto bera seart hole bth none
cote Thidren's is to eaurn ans --of the meet--a very smal- a
the daye da. Th 'cirn wilpobabouny (Conduti nud 5fon Pageo chelren
The Ilissionary Conference, Led by
Distinguished Speakers, Closed Af
ter Successful Meeting.
The missionary conference held here
last week proved a source of much in
spiration to those of this community
interested in this great cause. Tht(e
meeting held in Laurens was a part of
a united missionary conference that is
being held in over 700 churches in this
country and in Canada. They are be
ing held under the auspices of the
iaynens Mlssionary .Movement of the
lTnited States and Canada. The con
ference here was held in the Metho
(list church and all of the .meetings
were well attended.
Addresses were made by some of the
leading church men of the South, Dr.
It. H. Gaines of Richmond College,
i'reslient Martin of Davidson College.
Rev. W. P". Wilkins, stale secretary of
the Iaudst. Laymuuens Movement, and
Mr. G. C. "lodges, state leader of the
Methodist lLaymens Movement. Dr.
Gaines and Mir. Wilkins were the
speakers in the first service Friday ev
ening; li)r. Gaines made an address
Saturday morning and on Sunday he
addressed the congregation of the Bap
tist church. Special services were
held in three of the churches Sunday
morning. In the Methodist church
Mr. Hodges made a talk; and )r. Mar
tin spoke in the Presbyterian church.
All of these talks were highly inter
esting and illuminating discussions of
the importance and value of both for
eign and home missions.
Sunday afternoon at a special meet
ing, both )r. Gaines and Dr. Martin
addressed a very large crowd at the
Methodist church. Sunday evening un
ion services were held in the Metho
dist church. At this meeting Dr. Mar
tin made a most stirring appeal for
the cause. lie selected for his subject
the keynote of the national movement
-"Our Main business in a businness
manner". lie stressed the importance
of giving and the equally important
feature of giving systematically.
''he meeting ,losed with the Sun
(lay night services. The leaders of
church work here pronounce the meet
ing as one of great success and believe
that the city has been greatly benefit
J. 1B. Kershaw Chapter, U. D. C., En
tertalned Piedmont Convention Here
The ladies of the local chapte rof
the United Daughters of the Confed
eracy, the John 13. Kershaw Chapter,
were the hostesses of the Piedmont
District conference in their annual
meeting last Wednesday. About thir
ty-fl.e delegates from tho various
chapters in the Piedmont were present
and during the meeting each of these
read a report from their chapter. The
reports were all very encouraging and
showed conclusively that the excellent
work 'that has been done by the
Daughters will be continued. Before
adjournment the delegates selected
IEasley as their next place of meeting.
Thle meeting last Wednesday was
held In the Court Ilouse and was op
ened with Mr's. John F. Bolt, presidenit
of the loenl ehap~ter, as puresidling offi
cer. Aftor a few words of welcome,
Mrs. Bilt introduced the offIcers and
visitors. Mr's. J. L. McWhirtor, lrat
vice president of the astate convention,
then took charge of the meeting and
the various reports were readl.
Immediately after comnpletilon of the
business of the conference tihe ladies
of Laurens served a delightful Iun
ehieon to the visitors. The meeting
only lasted during the morning, inost
of the delegates leaving on the early
after'noon train for' their homes.
Among the prominent visitors at the
'meeting was Miss Alice (l10arle, of Co
lumbia, president of the state conven
tion. Miss Earle read a most enter
taining paper to the conference.
L~aurens Lodge No. 43, K. of P.
There 'wilt he a regular meeting of
Laurens Lodlge No. .13, K. of l'. on
Monday night, April 20, at 8 o'clock.
There will be several candlidates for
the third degree. The members are
earnestly requested to bo present.
D). A. R.~ Meeting.
The ien ry.Laur'ens Chapteor, Daugh
ters of the Ameriean RevolutIon, will
hold( their regular. meeting Thursday
of this week with Mr's. M. IL. Copeland.
The mnetIng will'hbegin at 4 o'clock.
About 4i10 Cars ''ouring Tis (ouny.
Party of A bout 10 Will lTake Din
A party of Greenwood Boosters,
travelling in about .10 autos will tour
the couinty tomorrow, Tiursday, and
will take din nern in Latrens.
Ales: rs. N. A. Craig, W. S. 'i'horne,
G. (l. )owling and S. 1Brooks Marshall
of Greenwood ari ved in town ion
day at 1120 P. M. and spent several
hoiirs here mapping out the route for
the loosters' trig) which will be made
from Greenwood on Thursday of this
week. While here Ihese gentlemen
conferred with several citizens rela.
tive to the condition of roads, etc,
and finally decided upon the following
The Party will leave Greenwood
I'hursday morning at 7:30 A. M. They
nill - visit the following points and
leave as scheduled.
( reen wood .. .. .. .. ....7:30
Hodges .. ............8:20
Donalds .. ............9:00
Ware Shoals .. .. .. .. ..9:50
bi den .. .. .. .. .. .....10:50
Gray Court .. .. .. .. ..11:50
Laurens, arrive .. .. .. ..12:40
laaurens, leave .. .. .. .. 1:30
Clinton .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..2:15
W aterloo .. .. ........ ..3:45
Cross 11111 .. ........ ..4:15
Ninety Six .. .. .. .. ....5:15
Arrive Greenwood .. .. .. .....6:00
The above schedule will be followed
as closely as possible and the party
will be expected to arrive at the hours
named. This is the second trip made
by these folks. Last Friday they made
a trip to Anderson, Abbeville and a
number of other towns. In each of
the towns visited last week they met
with a most cordial reception and had
a great time. This Booster Excursion
is run from Greenwood for the pur
pose of advertising the Greenwood
hlorse Show...which will be held April
29-30 and May 1, and for the Green
wood 'hautaiuqua which will be held
May 12 to 18 Inclusive.
.There will be not tess than 40 to 50
automobiles making the trip and each
will be decorated with banners, pen
nants, sizs etc., and will make a most
creditable showing. The people of
Laurens and those in all of the towns
through which this excursion will
pass will receive these Boosters cor
dially and will make the trip for
them as pleasant as possible.
The Greenwood folks have plannedl
for three of these trips, covering tho
section adjacent to Greenwood. The
first trip was highly succssful, the
second trip is to be the one through
here this week and the third trip
will be made next week and will take
in sections of Abbeville, IEdgefleld and
In the party will be representatives
of the Greenwood business houses, the
board of trade, the city council, and
the [Bailey Military Institute. The
cadets will be represented by their
brass band, which will furnish music
at the various stops.
CAUGHT TWO IN ATLANTA.
Deputy Sheriff Betuirns After Success
ful Man-Hunt inl Gcorgia.
D~eputy Sheriff Reidl return'ied Thiurs
(lay night from Atlanta wheire lie spent
a couple of dlays last week in search
of two Iaurens county law-breakers.
lie succeeded in catching both of the
men that lie was chasing. One of the
mnen--Dave JIones-he brought back
with him Thursday and tile othler, Cot
hier Ray, lie left undler arrest in Atlan
La to await r'eqi sition proceedhings.
D~ave ,Jonies is chargedi with cuitting
belting and dloing other damage to a
cotton ginnery ,at Goldville. Collier
Ray is charged with dlisplosing of prop
erty under lien.
The new rural policemen have been
pretty active since going iinto oflice
and as a consequence several new
boarders have been registered at the
Sheriff's hotel. Oflicer B3. A. Whlite sent
in about three gallons of joy-juice last
Saturdlay that lie had captured. Omcers
Boyd and Keliet lassoed some seven
colored boys who were enjoying the
nationial game of craps. These were
all brought In and later tuirned loose
Misonary Day at Friendcship.
Th'e Friendship Itaptist church will
observe missionary day on Sunday.
April 19th, the program begining at
10:10. n-o. TI. 0. Law~ton, of Green
vi'" ou \. ('. B. lloho of L.aurens,
w1' n"' hX Inao afternoon.
Of COIJIY SCHOOLS
At Least Four Thousand to
THE ORDER OF
The Laine will1 be Formed on the School
Grounds at Eleven Thiri Sharp, aid
Illdeii III O er 21011 'T'rustees n1 iIl
Matrch :Around Stinuare. ,P. 1). 11.
Watts G(rand Ma1lshall of the Day.
One of the most Iinportaat features
of the fair will be the grand parade in
which it is expected that over 1,000
school children and 200 trustees will
take part. Col. J. ). W. Watts will be
the grand marshall of the day and
will have general superviskin of the
entire parade. The trustees will as
selble in front of the school building
and the school children will assemble
on the school grounds by townships.
More definite information regarding
the parade can be found by referring
to last week.'s issue of The Advertiser.
flelow is given the list of the schools I
and the order in which they are ex
pected to come in the parade.
No. 1--Laurens Township.
1. Laurens Gtraded School, 11. L.
2. Laurens Mill, Mirs Mary Simp
3. Watts Mill, W. 11. Miley.
4. 'rrinity-Ridge, Miss Laura Aull.
5. Prospect, Miss Genie Aiken.
6. Woodrow Wilson, Miss Jennie
7. Copeland, Miss Lutie Young.
8. Bailey, Miss Wynona Riley.
9. Fleming, Miss Lillian Brownlee.
10. Oak Grove, Miss Lidie Sloan.
No. 2---Young's Township.
1. Lanford, 1C. S. Rhoade.
2. Ora, Miss Ruby Hickson.
3. Friendship, Miss Madge Harris.
4. iuntersville, Miss Annie Martin.
5. Youngs, Miss Fannie Roderick.
6. Eberneezer, Miss Marie Jackson.
7. Patton, Miss Ilessic Phillips.
8. Warrior Creek, Miss Irene Clay
9. Biddle's Old Field, Miss Maude
10. Grays, Miss Annie Kate Chil
11. Central, Miss Annie Putnam.
No. 3---Dials Township.
1. Gray Court-Owings, N. H1. Fen
2. GreenPond, Miss Nina Henry.
3. Shiloh, Miss Bessie Brown.
4. Harmony, Miss Willie Dorroh.
5. Barksdale, Miss Lois Ervin.
6. Eden, Mrs. Emma Roper.
7. Dials, Miss Lizzie Hunter.
8. Merna, Mrs. Brooks Nash.
No. 4-Sullivan Township.
1. Princeton, J. W. Huoff.
2. I-ickory Tavern, Miss Lois Mc
3. Poplar, Miss Barnio Wallace.
4. Mt. Bethel, Miss Maude Sharpe.
5. 'FrIendship, Miss Belle Moore
6. Brewerton, Miss Minnie Wallace.
No. 5--Waterloo Township.
1. Waterloo, W. P. Yarboro.
2. Mt. Gallagher, Miss Myrtle Cul
3. Palmetto, Miss Ulcatrice Scott.
4. Bethlehem, Miss Ora Patterson.
5. Ekom, L. D. E'lledlge.
6. Center Point, Miss Wynona
7. Oakvllle, Miss Bertha Jlacobs.
8. Mt. Pleasant, Miss liattie Earle.
9. Mt. Olive, Dr. J1. 0. Martin.
10. Reedy Grove, Miss Lillian Mar
,No. 6I-Cross Hill Township.
1. 'Cross 11111, WV. P. Culhertson.
2. Long View, Miss Mary Boyd.
3. Pine Bluft, Miss Essie Wilson.
4. Wade, Miss Ethel McDanilel.
5. Pine Grove, Miss Belle Moore.
6. Old1 Mountville, Miss Eliza May
No. 7--Hunter Township.
1. Cliuton Graded School, A. C.
2. LydIa Mills, Mrs. Annie Oxner.
3. Mountville, I'. A. Fuller.
4. Lisbon, Miss Alma Garrett.
r.. Rock, MIss S'ara Wilkes.
6. Rock Bridge, Miss McMillan.
7. Wadsworth, Miss Kate Dixon.
8. Goldville, Miss Mary Iluggins.
9. Belfast, Mliss Mahel Fellers.
10. Youngs, Miss Blanche Pinson.
'l. Renno, Miss Lucilo Turner.'
WILL B[ GRAT
Will Begin Promptly at
10 A. M.
IN THREE CLASSES
Each ('la'tt ;I Be In OpertitIon at
Sname Time. A II of the AthleicJ
Stthus will be. I'ulied off on the
Graded School ('ampus. Events
la(ssilie d for ( . m lenieure and Speed
The El'nen:ry thh tit conltest will
be bhltl onl the grourals of the Graded
School. beginnjing l)roltjptly at 10
o'clock. This p::rt of the county fair
will be as lulual a very pItol.aInent. fea
titre and will no doubt attraet the
largest crovd of all. The (vents will
be divided into th"ee eI::.exs, Class
One, ('1;:ss Two and 'ilass Three. The
events in (each of these classes will be
pulled off at the sance time. It was
necessary to doultle up in this mWanner
in order to complete the atll(etic events
in the short time allowed for this fea
ture. The rules and regt'lations re
garding this department wat e publish
ed in full in The Advertiser of last
week. Those who have teams of the
various schools in charge should re
fer to these rules.
lI~verything has been arranged to
make the athletic events as attractive
as possible. llelow is givon a list of
the various events according to the
class in which they belong. Two
corners of the school ground will be
used for Class Two and Class Three
and the road in front will be roped off
and used for Class One events.
( LASS ONE: 50-yard (ash, 100-yard
dash, 220-yard run, mile relay race,
24-inch hurdle race, for the boys and
50-yard dash, 100-yard dash, 2-1-inch
hurdle for the girls.
('LASS' TWO: potato race, shoe race,
three-legged race, for hoth boys and
('LASS TI RIIEE: running high minIp,
standing high junIp, for both boys and
girls; and Pole vaulting.
Each school is requested to select
one teacher or one pupil who will be
the captain of the whole teanm retpre
senting that school. The captain
should have a complete list of every
pupil taking part in the events and in
which evelit or events each will enter.
Ills name should be sent in along with
the names of the contestants.
The captains of the teams are re
rIuested to assemble near the entrance
of the school building at 9:30 prompt
ly on the morning of the fair. This
conference is to put the final touches
Dn the meet and is a most important
ne. It is essential that each captain
A NEW CAFE.
Anl Up-To-Date Restaurant Will Be
Opened in the Olid Patlmetto Store
Laulrens is soon1 to have Its thlird1
mnodern cafe. 'The store-room former
ly occupieod by the Palmetto Drutg Co.
hlas been completely renmodeied'
thlroughout its interior anld -is being
titted especially for occupation buy a
new and~ most utp-to-dlate cafe. Newv
fixtures have been itnstalled, the walls
and ceilings re-plaperedi and every
thing put in shape for tile very nifti
test restaurant. An esp~ecilly attrae
tive feature of the new cafe will he
1ne Private (dining room that has been
fitted lup In one section of the roomu.
The new Place will openi for buiess15
thtis week. Thiey were to 0open last
F'riday bult some dlelay in the work
prevented the opening.
Btuilding. New Home.
Mr. 'Eugene H utdgens Is erectinlg a
handlsome new home onl Is lot on West
Main street, next to the pilace of Super
visor IliHumert. 'rie house5 when comn
pieted will be modterni in eVery respect
andl wilt be one of the prettiest homes
on Main street.
3. Shady (Grove-, Miss Amanlda
4. Ilutntington, Mrs. Jlessie Sparks
5. Odells, Miss Maty Mtidden.
No. f--Seuffletown 'Jfownshtip.
2. Long Itranchl, Miss Leah liarrin.
3i. Musgrove, Miss, Mirigi Agnev,
4. Imlngsten., Miss:= Pnuline Iiyvrl.