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The poorest excuse anybody makes is: "Never >
had a chance." Every new day is a new chance un
til that curfew of your life rings out "TOO LATE."
If you are young and strong, nothing can make you a
failure but YOURSELF. The world is against no
man, it is too' busy.looking out for itself. You put
your money in our bank and see how soon the world
SMILES on you.
Make OUR bank YOUR bank.
We pay interest in Savings Department
N. B. DIAL, Pres. G. H. ROPER, Gashier
A VIGOROUS PLEA FOR
Prof. Win. If. Hand Issued Bulletin
Setting Forth Strong Reasons.
A vigorous plea for .compulsory
school attendance laws in the South
ern states is made by Villianm H.
Hand, state high school inspector for
South Carolina, in a bulletin just is
sued by the United States bureau of
education. After pointing out that the
six states, still without compulsory
laws-South Carolina, Georgia, Florida
Alabama, Mississippi and Texas, and
the four states with compulsory laws
that apply only partially-Maryland,
Virginia, Arkansas and Louisiana
are all Southern states. Hand pre
sents statistics showing that although
illiteracy has been reduced rapidly
in these states within the last two de
cc.'s, they still have the highest per
centage of illiteracy among the white
"The oppolielts of compulsory edit
eation insist that. the people wilI send
't'eir childrn to school without be
ing obliged to do so, if only they are
shown their duty and their obligation
to the child'en. These: opponents de
clare that. the younger generations a
of wh lite children are already in school
anil neithiet contention Is true. in
I1110 the 12 soulieru states lhad 7SS.1199
native white children between the age
of l and Ii not in school.
"\'ho are these Illiteraie white chil
dren, and why are they not in school?
some of tihet are the sons and diaugh
ters of parents themselves ignorant,
and unable to appreciate or to under
stand what an education means to
their children and to their state.
Some are the iildren of sordid moth
ers andt fathers w ho are more than
willing to make wiage earners and
bread winners of their untaught off
spring at the expense of their future
ituanhiool andi wuoni:turioodl. .\lanv i'e
at work on the 'arns, sacrillced to the
i' oiotinous rounds of planting coin,
nliivatinug- 'rops, harv'esting crops,
and again planting crops. Some are
at work in the sto(r04 or shops or ire
eng:'ged as miessenger boys, all at a
small wage. Many are employed in
the nerve-dulling and blood sapping
et\ ironment. of the mills, receiving
good wages as children in exchange
for the vigor of manhood and training
of mind as men ttand women; while
thousatnds of others are r'oamblg the
:s ieets andl country Ianes, tle ti'aininug
grounds 'or idlers, vagarants and n
emies of' the law, order and deveney.
"Whliein 11he state has provided
school fo' all its chltdren, it has per
f'oried only a portion of its dtiy. I'
:a universal school tax is Justilable on
the ground that popular edicattion is
not a nec'es:sity, comhpilso'y attend
anice by the state is also justiflable.
The state has no right to levy and
collect taxes for a specific irpose
to be defeatled at the hands of indif
freent o' selfish pa rents.
"Objection is often made, that com
pulsor'y eduicat ion would wor'k hiardc
ships in the homes of the poor1. Ia it
niot a fact. that the child of the poor
home is the v'er'y one whlo neceds most
to aid of the state to brilng the coin
pilexities of modern life and the i
sistetnt demands of citizeniship with
nlone of the advantages common to
bir'th or wealth. The Poor child is
te very otne whom the state ought to
hltdp, because he hImself is helpless.
attencdanice otn accounit of the tnegro has
been worn thlireadbare; sur ely the time
has comie to cdrop it. Sonme phases of
it ar'e pathietic. Is it wIse or expe
client to per'mit thousands of white
bioys1 to gr'ow up in igniorance, lest in
forcing themn into school the aspir'a
tions of the negi'o child should be
awakeniedl? Shall the white man me
malin ignoi'ant In or'der' to encourage
or compel the negro to r'emain igno
rant Is it bettet' foi' both white and
black toe remain ignor'ant than lbe
"1 yIeld to tie one in thte pride over
what has been acomnplishued educa
tionally in the past 40O years. We
have hplanned better schools, inispirecd
the taxpayers to vote taxes for' schools
and encouriagedl the peoptle to build
moder'n schools, to lengthen their
school ter'ms, to empilloy better' teach
er'a, andl to pay them betteg salaries,
and to make their schools their prtide.
But what has been accomlishied in the
way of a substantial dlecr'ease in I1
liter'acy of the citizenshIp? Of what
value at'e all our school taxes, our el
egant school houses, our linaproved
schools to the thousands of boys and
girls who never enter the doors of a
Look to YTour Plumbi..g.
You know what -happens in a house
in' which the plumbing is in poor con
dition'-everybody in the house is lia
ble to oontraet typhoid or 0some other
fever. Th'e 4ttestive organ~s perform
'the same functions in theo human body
as the 91umibing does -for the house,
and they should be kept In first class
condition all the time. If you have
any trouble 'with your digestion take
Chamberlain's Tablets and you are
certain. to-get quick relief. For sale
tw all dealers..
* HAY'S STATION. * " Princeton Locale.
* . By Wm. D. S. *4
(Princeton, April, 25,',-Cadet J. J3.
I have read with much interest Aunt Wood of 'Clemson College spont a few
Kate's additional history of hays Sta- (lays with hoiofoiks hero this week.
tion. I only wish we had more of Lau- Rev. It. F. Morris and Mr. A. W.
rens county unwritten history. Can't Sharpe made a flying trip to Ware
we get some intelligent young manl or Miss Sara Cheek and Mr. Bascom
woman to take up this task of collect- Cheek wore visitors in 1-Ionoa Path
tag the past history of Laurens, and Saturday.
put it in book form. Let them now Messrs. Wilio May and John Lati
comlence compiling all the ilewispa- rer of I-lonca Path sient Sunday
per clippings, read up on all the old hero.
Rev. R. F. Morris and 'Mr. Alien
histories of South Carolina and get all Scott are attending the district con
the old fanily traditional 'histories in ference in Waterloo.
shape for preservation. Years ago our Mr. J. H. Machoz is visiting rela
Congressman, Hon. Jos. T. Johnson tives in Greenville this week.
told me that he was collecting materi- Mrs. A. .1. Monroe and sbi, Charles
al to write out a history of Laurens and Miss Lliyo lily spent Tuesday
county. I guess he still has the Col- in Ilonea Path.
lection stored away for future use. T Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Monroe of Lau
was riding with Col. A. W. hurnside rens spent Suniay here with the hat
near Cross 1ill and lie remarked that ter's iarents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Tay
his family lived six miles east of the lor.
town, and his grandfather lBurnside Mrs. W. 11. Monroe and children,
was one of the Ilays garrison that was Lucile ard Lillian are visiting rela
saved in lie massanre. Seventeen I v's In Ilonea Path.
were lutelired and sixteen were per- Mr. C. I. itt of McCormick spent
matted to live. Col. Cunninghan is- Jseveral days here this week with
sued orders to his men to bring out Mrs. .1. B. lritt.
their friends and protect thenm, and Mr. It. A. Monaoe, Jr., of Ilonea
for all that had enemies to bring them Pat i is visitizg relatives here.
out and kill themi. Col. Samuel Whaa- Miss AnWhar Mildred Collins made
ton, ancestor of Col. .ohn Whartoin shoing tiip to Ilonca Path Monday.
had a friend in Cunningiham's band \It. .1. F. Davis made a business
who claimed hi!:m for to live. tip to Ilonea Path Friday.
An I ri sh man. Donaiie, called for \I i. M. B. Mcum aad Mrs. .1. M.
the guard to bring out Ilewlett Sulli- \Vood were business visitors in Lau
van as he wanted revenge on him, for rens Tuesday.
chastising hium severely for stealing Mi. J. S. uniT spoit Thursday in
the Vlig's horses. Fortunately he Ilonea Path,
was absent from the station on that Messrs. 'rainlett and Houston
bloody day. It was the custom of Col. Wood were visitors in Laurens Tues
.loselh flays to send home in relays day.
his i'mie, to get up fire wood and go Prof. .loin W. Iluff spent. Saturday
to the mill and (Io other jo) work on in Ilonea Path.
their farms. Chiarles Sullivan and Iis M'. M. 1. McCuezi and Sara aad Mil
sons, Illwlett and hoses belonged to toil Weed spet 'T'hursday lit Ware
('ol. lay's coinand, and they had Shoals.
'oCmileted Iheir furlough on the day I)ied at his home ur Piton
of the attack on the station. They had Apil i. 1914, Mi. Lafiiletto Davis. lie
nearlyreached the ford when they met lad been in declig healti for sev
their neighbor Caiirboine Sims thee- eial yeais lit a few weeks before his
lug for his Iife, who told them that .eat le va taken wo'se and contii
('ununingham was burninig the lays aid to grow still worse uiti tie end
residence anild killing the garrison. Cati. He was a consistent membe'
They fled into the woods 1iand Watched of tie l'i'iiieton Baptist C'hi ii eh. ll
the sacking of the station (nd the the absence Cf his pastor the fiim
Cruel slaughter of the Whigs. It' my eral semyices we'e conducted by Rev.
grandfather had returned a little soon- lea I)avenport ate' wich is body
('r. there would have been no grandson 'as laid tC iest in Pinceton coni
to tell about the hlays o'c'irene, ter.
------lie leavecs a wiife andI the following
kEEN .\PPE'i''rE, e1i I i' Messis. Wmier all( Clarence
110W.1:,L i iM l'l4A Iavis Cof I'lotea Path, Mi'. .)til Davis
ALWAYS FEEl FINE C' Ilartwell, (a., Mis. George Nelsoi
The best re'medy for liver, stomach of lonalds, Mrs. Augistua Pitts. of
or bowel troubles and especially con- 'iezidaliip aad Mess's. Lafayette and
stipation is the famous 1101' l'ltI XS \'te'oia aid Misses Mi;Ple iadllNGaiy
blV1,I l itl'TONS.
('lt out Calomel and slam bran g.n o C i'ceton.
purgatives. Try iOT Si'IlN(GS yIV- - - -
IEl B11-'0TTONS just once and you'll Only $1.00 will put a famous Iloos
have no use for any oiher liver rem- tr 'iito Beaity' in yout home
edy. Eiie for sick headache, sallow iext week, luovld you come befoie
(kin, dull eyes andiz( blotches. )rug- the ciub Is made up. We want every
gists everywhere for 25 cents. lady in the county to coze and see
Ilot. Springs Liver Bluttons. 1lot tle "White Beauty," whether she wish
Spr'ings RheumatIsm Remedly and Hot e ojitted1 rnt efe
Sprjinugs Blood Remedy ai'e sold insr o illeflyie~ilfrtl
Lau'es b Lnieisi~rg o. ri) t orinto cle
May's Wonderfu Stomach Remed)
Is Recommended and Praised by
Thousands Who Have
}N "I was a sick man for
about three months
caused from Gall Stones
of the Liver and was told
by three of our most prom
itent hysicians that I
would have to submit to
an operation to get relief,
but heard of your Wonder
ful Stomach Remedy and
secured a full treatment
and took it according to
directions and passed
hundreds of Gail Stones.
Since taking your 'medi
cine I work regularly and
don't feel any ill effects. .1 an praislig yo.
Remedy to all my friends. I think it's worthy of
the lie heat praise. n. L. DOOLEY Roanoke,Va."
Sufferers of Stomach, Liver and Intestinal
Ailments are not asked to take Mayr's Wonder
ful Stomach Remedy for weeks and month;
before they feel benefited. Just try one dose
which should make you feel better in health,
convince you that you will soon be well awl
strong, free you from pain and stiffcring and givr;
you a sound and healthy Stomach, as it h:"-t
done in thousands of other cases. Wherever is
is taken you will hear nothing but the higheaI
praise. Go to your druggist-ask him about the
great results it has been iaccomiplishing it case
of people he kgws or send to Geo. II. tIlayr.
Mfg. Chemist, 154-156 Wifting St., Chicago
Ill., for a free book on S, mach Ailments and
Irny gratefil letters fr n people who have
beenl reatoredt /
\ For Io by
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sous, tired, worried or despondent it is a
sire sign you need MO'T'. NERVERINE
PILLS. They renew the normal vigor and
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Mott's Nerveririe Pills Price $1
Wil LIAMS MFG. CO.. Prt ts., Cleveland. Ohio
LAUDEM JALI CO.
Laurana, K. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
People's Bank Building
Laurens, S. C.
1)1. CLIFTON JONES
Omce in Simmons Building
Phone: Office No. 86; Residence 219.
In.. W. Ferguson C. C. Featherstone
W. B. Knight
PERO0N, PIATHBRSTONB & KNKMGF
Attorneys at Law
Lawreis, S. C.
Prompt and careful attention given
Office Over Palntte Bank.
B. R. TODD
Engineering and Contracting
Land Surveys a Specialty
..iarete Work Skillfully done or In.
Drawings and estimates of all Kind.
Telephone No. 346.
Laurens. S. C.
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but wear always shows up
- Ithe looks."
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shape and retain their
7rood lochs as long as
HE most desirable fabrics from c lotj
the world's foremost weavers
are strongly represented in
our new exhibit.
SAMPLES NOW HERE
J. BILLY HENDERSON
Laurens, S. C. vei ,
Oil and Gas Engines
The 1 HC Line D UY an International Harvester en
MACHINES A gine, take care of it as any machine
I , should be cared for and a dozen years or
.ser. more from now it will still be working for
CORN f ACHINES It will save you and your family endless hours of
*teri' hard labor in pumping, sawing, grinding, spraying,
.. i.r atfS running separator, etc.
Sshreder Buy an I H C engine. They last longer, burn
L"ACE less fuel, are simpler, and give you most powe'.
Here are a few of the reasons: Offset cylinder beads,
large valves, accurately ground piston and rings,
heavy drop forged crank shafts and connecting
rods, etc. Best material and construction ean the
'best engine. I H C cn nes are built in all styles,
and in all slie. from I to 50-H. P. They operate
on low a h ado fusis.
Not e dealer handles I H C en nes.
The one V 'do.is a good man to know. if you
do not know who he is, wq will tell you when you
write us for catalogtues.
Colutnbia S. C e
' csnp~ e ukg0.. semnkh .. aass O~s... H...
Choice Real Estate for Sale!
These are a few o fthe bargains Up-to-date bakery at very reasona- 60 acres of land bounded by public
that we have to offer you at the Pres- ble price and terms made easy. See highway running from Laurens t.
cnt. If you want a home or want to
ent.iIf o n a home al wupat Gra ceearly if you want this property. Greenville, known as tho Barksdale
dispose of a home call me poutie cororate limits of
Court, S. C., Phone 19. Also lot adjoining this lot, 62 acres, the city of lxurens. Price $75.00 per
30 acres of land, more or less, at $50.00 per acre. acre.
known as part of the Mrs. Nan Knight
homestead. Bounded by S. P. flall, 4 acres with six-room dwelling, 117 1-2 aches bounded by lands of 0.
Mirs. Sallie Hughes, IL. Z. Wilson and two barns, and other outbuildings at A. Babb, L. L. Mares and the Aber
others. With dwelling and out-build- the Watts Miil. Price $1,800.00. crombie estate. Has nice dwolln&
ing. Price 150 per acre. good outbuilding, and farm lands is
a.3 cre of and knon a Par ofthe highest state of cultivation. Price
93 acres of land, knowni as part of $00 e ce
the Mirs. Anne Cheek h~omestead, $00 e ce
bounU-d by td. Ib Cheek, veo. Smith 67 acres of land bust outside cor
WV .t. lenderson and others. Has . ' Porato limits of Gray Court, in high
dwelling andl outbuilding. Convenient ' h 5,; !4.astate of cultivation. H-as tenant house
to school and church. o6sice $3,5 per of very ent Pray Court0Ope
ace 4) ' *jf ' ~ Inge Institute. This property is cheap
at$0.0pe cr.atch ric,$0.0.rce
88 acres, known as P. 0. Smith's dwelling, 11 t -2 che boundedr b a n
home, hounded by S. A. Williams, 1401-2 acres known as the Reuber
Chesterfteld Mhanil and others. P . Martin homestead, situated on th,
^ric $30 c. highway from iL anford to Gray Court.
169 acres, known as Mr. Albert B. This is one of the finest locations in
Burns' home, bounded by Sam Burns, .the upper part of the county, close to
)lac Burns andl Rtoert Fcleming. This r 1. . schools, close to church and close to
is a nice liece of property, nicely lo- market. Price $45.00 per acre.
cated an e goo C Imrovements. Cheap
at $45 per acre. .m; 0 - ces known as the s. R.
Moore tract and bounded by b. TR Ow
3-i acre more or less, known as A. ens, 1. Putnam, j1. W. DuPre and oth
11. Burns homec, In the city of Laurens, .1..srs. 1-las good dwelling, good tenant
bounded by oyd Sexton, Gco. Garrett horae and ofigs. This in figh
ad fonting on North Harper street, oate on utbiain. Ha thena houe
with seven room denling, outbuild- o i nith Gray Court
Owing Institute and the most valuable
8as been recently built in fine loca- piece of real estatethan can be ofer
tion and can be bought for $3,200, one ed to the public. W am me for prices.
third cash, balance in one and two 3-4 acre of land, bounded by Jeff 2 acres, more or less, known as R .
years. Sexton, Wil Mlakrley, and ethers oom , ued oth
Mock Street, n city of Laurens; has peayr rme, Wand ropertay Cort
3-4 acres, more or less, known wn six room dwelling, for the small sum Tro swel, sote ins lo atys iv
. r. slakeey h ome , bounded by Y. C. of $900. urth bpr afin wo el of c e toe
Helams, J. J. Dendy and fronting
Church street, ight rom cottge 134 acres f land known as tho 4. be connected with water works. .ec
and mutbuilding, city water, with W. Patton hoMo at Watts Mill, with a trio lights already installed. TPri.e4,
ihts. Fine pasture. Price $2,500 beaLtiaul cot. Pge and a store-room. 200
'4 1o 2 aes, known aG he. Grilly Pr price. ,700.68 acres of land, more or lose knwn
Riddle home place, bounded by Chatonie Also .it e nimproved lots at thf a the Gry J.'Jford lahdsCbour1d t-by
Benson, . P. Garrett and Little broth- Watts MilIpI be sold remarkably the lanfs or JO Gartt, ca, be offr
ero, Price $87.50 per acre. eheap. See me for price. (ewl *ad otherLPrioo .00,00 pericre.
I. N. Ui4
The Land. Who aDivides Tihe Earthato Su flYouoturs