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VOLUME XXX. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 1915. MB
TO BE HELD
Judging From the luterest Beit
Annual Event will
As the day rapidly approaches fo
the annual county school fair, inter
est in it heightens and the indication
now are that It VilI be equally if no
more- successful than like events i1
the past. Froni nearly every schoo
comes reports that the children amt
teachers are at work planning ex
hibits and preparing for the literar;
and athletic contests. The local coin
mittees are at work perfecting ar
rangenents as to cntertainment
ainusenients, etc., and by Friday, Apri
9th, when the school fair will be hbc
everything will be In readiness fo
sciolars, teachers and patrons.
Tile pro ramn for the day ia:
roughly be 'divided into three parts
the literary contests in the gradet
school auditorium, the athletic con.
tests on the school grounds and the
exhibits of handiwork in the cour
house. Something will-be in progres:
In all of these departments durinp
the day, as the activities in neIlthe
will conflict. The great parade wil
take, place at 11:30 o'clock and th
picnic dinner will be eaten at 1 o'clocli
' A beautiful as well as impiessiv<
feature of the fair exercises will b<
the tableau representing seven eru
in tile history of South Carolina we
Illen, which is to be given on the
school groun(s after the parade. Thil
is to be followed by the impressiv
ceremony of taking the oath of alle
glance to tile U. S. flag. The salutc
with directions for carrying out th
ceremony are given as follows:
"'I pledgo allegiance to my flag am
to the Republic for which it stands;
one nation, lildivisible, with libert:
and justice for all.'
"Standing with right hand lIfte
and palm dowwari to a line with thi
forehead and close to it, all repeat, to
gether the 'pledge of allegiance'. A
the words 'to my flag' the right ham
is extended gracefully, palm lward
to(ward tile flag, and remlains inl this,
gesture intil tie end of the affirmatio
wher1eupon all iands immiiediately drol
to tile side."
The pirograli fotr the day will he au
10:00 a. n.-itera'y contests, grade
Declamation contest, graded schoo
iElomn6tary athletic contests, grad
ed school campus.
11:30 a. mi.-Grand Parade.
12:15 p. i.--lxereises on the grade
school campus, as follows:
b-'ableaul, repr-escenting seve;
eras ill history of South C (aro
c--Oath of allegiance to 1'. S. flag
--Awardiig of ribbols.
2:15 p. m.-Mieinilg of Laur lens coun11
ty schlool trulsteces, gradled schoo0
3:00 p). m1.-iugh Scho~ol athletie 1meet
10 a. m1. to 3 p. m.-Viewing of cx
ibits in the courIt houlse.
S:00 p. m1.-lI gh School oratorica
contest, grade~ld schlool audi.
Snvera llhanges 1hnvo bo:n marlo ir
tile program of element ary athletics
Thell relay r'aces hIave been shlortte
fr'om 0one mile1 to a hal11f mile, hothl (o1
girls anid boys. 'rie runnini lg high julm I
for' gir'ls lhas beeni omIitted and( tht
runnllling brload( jump111 for boy3s insertel
in its pilace. 10ntrants for all athiletic
meeC't , miuist b0 filed by lFriday oi
this week. rThe followinlg is theo. pro
contests except hlighl school athlletk(
whlichl hats not hiitherlto b~eenl1 annolunc
100 yard'( (dash.
220 yarld run.
Standinlg hligh jump.
Standing brlOad~ jump.
Running high jumpi.
R~unning broad jumnp.
Polo vault. . .
220 hurdle (30 inch).
Entiries for' this rmoot will 1he left
open until Wednesday, April 7th.
Names of literary and athletic con
testants must be in the ofilee by April
Every teacher in the county is re*
quested to be at the tnehers montins
FRIDAY, APRIL 9
ig Shown in Most of the Schools the
be a Great Success.
E:xlil)its iust be placed at that time
A sheet will be given to the teachers
from which the following information
will be requested:
Number pupils enrolled.
. Number puiiis in parade.
The parade will start at 11 :30.
The following are the different.
committees for the School Fair:
Mr. James H. Sullivan, Miss Wil Lou
Gray, Mr. 1. L. Parkinson, ir. 1. Y.
Cnlbertson, Mr. Allie Lee, Dr. 11. K.
Mrs. Emma Rioper, Laurens.
Miss Madge Harris, Youngs.
t Miss Lucile Cox, Dials.
Miss Jessie Trrotter, Waterloo.
Miss Lucia Mliles, Cross 1111.
Miss Blanche Pinson, Hunter.
Miss Genie. Aiken, Jacks.
NIiss utie Young, Scuilletown.
Mr. J. 1). W. Watts.
Mr. .1. M. Fewel, Laurens.
Mr. J. Rt. Robinson, Youngs.
Mr. Ralph Wilson, Dials.
%Mr. D. L. Smith, Sullivan.
Mr. S. W. Puckett, Waterloo.
lr. W. P. Culbertson, Cross Iill
- Mr. A. C. Daniel, THunter.
Mr. L. P. 1ellichamp, Jacks and
Alr. N\\ R. McCuen, entertainment;
Mr. .J. .J. Adams, dinner; Miss Rosa
Lee Franks, Mliss Nannie Kate liud
gens, Miss Roberta Dorroh, liss Vir
ginia Simpson, Miss lettle Watts, M rs.
Homer Blackwell, Miss Wessie Lee
Dial, Miss Annie GClkerson.
Mr. Will Meng, N1ir. Laurence narks
dala Mr. Willie .Switzer.
L1TEILR.\RY CONTl-:ST C3OIMI'lTlEES
(Only teachers who were members
of the Couniy Teaciiers Association
have been placed on these comitl -
First Grade, Room Vill-Misses
Floride larper, Ruth Cox, Ruiela
Wolff, Mrs. A. C. 'Daniel.
Second Grade, Room ViT- Misses
Lucy Peden, Ella Belle Copeland,
Mauirie Simpson, Annie McMillan.
Third Grade, Room IV-Misses Pan
nie Creighton, Carrie Langston, Cleo
Ward, Callie McKittrick.
Fourth Grade, Room1 I-MIsses Belle
Meoorhead, Corrine Agne.'w, Mary Mil
ler, Elizabeth McClure.
Third and Fourth Grad'i (tes, we-st base
ment Rloomi-M\isses Etolia Lanford,
LAdle Sloan, Pearle Wise, Annie
Fifth andl Sixth Grade, iRoom II
Misse.4 Jenniie Stewarit, Lallie Mart in,
Lena Belle Ada ir, Cleo. Whisonant.
Seventhi andl liigher' Grades, Room
XNI--Misses Minnie Enhanks, Manie
Byrd, Rosine Lingley, Nora Wilson.
Thir id and Fourith (Grades, RoomV I
-Misses Cal herine Bachieldeir, Maude
Laniraton, A ine Kate Childress, Ethel
Fifth andl Sixth Girades, Room V
Misses W'illle Drroh, Ileulah Wairren,
Paris Dillard, Dolly Cleland.
Seventh' andl HIigher ,firade,
Messrs. 1). B. Smith, E. A. Fiuller';
Misses Cornne Alken, Barnie Wal
TFhiIrd and Fiourthi Grades, east base
ment romom-Misses Minnie Wallace,
Kittle Richards, Ti'e Workman,
Fifth and Sixth Grades, Room XF
Misses Clar'a Woods, Nannie Simpson,
Edna Clayton, Elizabeth Tolbert.
Seventh andi~ Higher Grades, Room
Vf--Misses Lucile Turner, Sadie Gog
gangs, Helen Prince, Mr'. C. 'S.
'Examinatin U. S'. History, Room X
Mr's. Brooks Swygert, Miss Laura
Bark sd ale.
Darning, and Buitton Hole Contest.
East Basement Vestibule-Mrs. F'os-.
ter Simpson, Mrs. Virginia Caine, Mrs.
C. W. Tune.
Under the direction of Mr. Allin Lnn
LAURENS TO HAVE
Coirac'i Sit.gncd Last Week betivel
it ('0111111itee of Cit.izens and at IarI
C('htIa utuu tilu1reaul.
Following a visit to this city la
week of a representative of a lar
Chautauqiua htltreau, twenty well knov
citizens contracted for a three-d
Chautauqua, program to Ie put
lere at Some thile in the early par i't
tile suimn111er. It is., understood that I
excellent program will be provid,
and at such attractive prices that c
Cryolne who desires will be able to v
ten d. It is thought that a large te
will be procured for the occasion
order to accommodate the large crov
that is expecled to attend from ti
city an 'idjacent counry.
Accoring to the plans under co
sideration it is possible that educ
tional and foeld days will be held
connectionl with the regular progra
as a kind of booster movement. Tho
in charge of the Chautauqua exile
to make of it a great success.
DEATl OF IIOSE1A TIIO \MASON.
'After ILingerinig Illness Former Ln
rlens ('ounty Man- lies iII Wooilrii
W. Ilosea 'I'hoimson, or Wood ru
who was widely coiniected ill th
County lied at iis home Sunday nig
after a lingering Illness of mal
months' duration. le was huri
Monday afternoon in the celietery
WVoodruff, the services being large
attend(ed by people of Woodruff a]
the adjoining country. Followii
short religious services Conducted I
the Daptist minister, the body Was I
terred with Masonic honors.
Mr. 'Thoiason was 43 years of aq
being the son of Mr. anod Mrs. W.
Thomason, Sr., of the Shiloh secth
of this county. Some years ago
married Miss May IIudgens, who, wi
three children, survives him. Ear
in life le connected himself with I
Baptist church and reamined uintil 11
death a consistent memlber. lIe al
took a deep interest in fraternal (
ders and was a Past Master of t
Masonic lodge of Woodiniff, hesid
being a niember of Ile Woodmetn
the World. Several years a-go I
health began to fail and he songht 11
rarilled alr of the west fo' relict, b
returned to hiis Woodruff home, in 0
first. part of this month when it 1
caine apparent that tile end was not f
off. When the end was iI sight, lie r
signed himself to his fate with t]
same Christian fortitude that II
characterized him during his long Mu
Besides his wife and Children, Nl
Thomason is sirvived by his haren
and the following brothers and si
ters: J. K. Thomason, of S1hiloh; I
P. Timason, .iv., of this city; Prof.
Fur man Thom plson, of Hanlbrige, .
.\Mrs. .1. 1. Snellgrove, of Atlanta; .\lt
C. M. Wolff, of Shiloh.
Th'ie follo(w intg a ttenided thIe fun aer
fronm this place: 11. A. Cooper, W.
ii('eie, II. Ii. Malha ffey, Etugeit
Arthur I Iudogens, C'harlie W\olff, Ilien
N. Wrim'ght, W. P'. Tihoimason, .\l r. at
Mm's. E. Ii. Wilkes, MIss Hlenry WrnigI
Miss Rlober'ta .Dorroh, Miss Avin .\
haffey, Miss Mlartha Wolff, Mi's. W.
Bramilet t and1( Mr'. and( ,Mrs. Rfli
JLived Si Years.
Mr t. .lihn B. Sample died at his h on
lest erdtiy after a long ill ness. M
Snamnple had r'eachted an advanced0( ag
heing over 8I year's old1. Ie twasii
niilve of thliis coounty, ha vinig lbnen tea
ed ini the sectilon of the'Cdi cout y belo
Niniety Six. Duinig the wai' btet wO(
the sect Ions lie servedl with distin,
tion andi~ camie out of the warit as
IleutIemnanit in ('o. F. Ilo1'omb L) Teg!o
3((cetng at Rocek Spimars.
The Ladies' Aid Society of Roel
S prinigs oh im'chm will meet Sutnday a
ternoion, at half mast three o'clock. A
miemibeis areI' req'(uetsed to comie.
Sec. and Tieai
The Laure'ns County Missionary It
stitiite of the -Presbyterian church wi
meet Thursday, AprIl 8, 1915 in tI
Presbyterian church of this city. Mr
Cameron Johnson, of Rilchmond, Vs
will give a misgionary address. A
the ladies of the county are invited i
Former Ilesident of Iaurens and F1
ther iof .1r. .. I. 1iar!ey ha1s i'lsse
The following aeco t of the det
of .-. .1. 1). Ilariey will be read w\'
st sorrow in Lairens where \Ir. Ilartu
e lived for a short wh ie. Duriig h
1n stay here li, made Imiany friends v.1
y deeply symlpathie with the family I
)I their her':ive:ient. .ils son, Mr. .alnl
of P. Iliarley, siperiltendelnt of til
iI leedy ltivir Power Co., attended il
Ad fulleral servies iII S'partalburg Ia
t- .1. D. Iarney, a Conlfederate vete]
it an and well knowi cltizen of Spartat
in burg, died yesterday afternoon at t(1
-,d 11011 0 of his brother-In-law'A, L1.
1e Lester, Jr., at 153 North Donn stree
IHe was born In Yorkville, A pril 2
1- 18-16, but has been living in S'partar
a- burg for a long number of years.
In The funeral will be conducted th
III afternoon at -1 o'clock from 'Mr. Le:
3e ter's residence, interment followin
et at Oakwood cemetery.
Mr. Harney had been 11I only
short time. He had been visiting I
sol iII Florida, and was taken I
there a little more than a week ag
A pparently, his condition was not er1
l" teal, and ie returned to Spartanbui
1k. a few days ago.
Ile is survived by his wife, wll
Is was Miss Emily Lee, daughiter of ti1
It late Miles Lee, of this city, le al
Sleaves four sons-Thomas 1. IIlarue;
of Orange Center, Fla., .1. 'Miles I1al
lIt ney of White Stone; .1. F. llairnoy,
Lairens, andN W. S. lIarney, of tl
1United States army, Coilu Ius, 0
land one daughter, Mlrs. J. It. llamsa
)y of this city.-Spartanburg Herald.
LEAVFS FOR T EXAS.
.\fter Spelding Some Tlime iIth 11101
tlives Hlere Dr. 31.in1ter. VOes to Ne
ly Rev. W. It. Minter, 1). D., and famil
be after spending some time here wil
is relativ'es, have left for Auistin, Twe
o where Dr. 1liinter will take up the itpa
I,- torate of one of the leading churche
1e \'Il Ie lre Dr. Milinter took ilim
PS nee(ded rest. and re'reattion Io!lowill
of the tedious Work incident to his pa:
Is tor-ate at. lainolnton. N. C.. but (-1
We vented to preach-i at, th]) irs Prosh:
'It L~erian churchel Sunlday morn"ling a'Y
10 to address the ChristIan aI V
v- Society Sunli(day evelling.
rThe sermlon by Dr. .\inter, inl Gl
P- morning was followed with close a
le toution by a large colgregatlol. I1
Id ('hose as Ills text. the familiar statt
f- m 1lent-of Panl ill Ills letter to 11
C1111ch at Rome "All thiIngs work 14
V. gether for good to thie who Love ti1
ts llord." lie expouided illhis uitille
- of the islp5ired writer, explainin
. wvheiein it Was oft. tel misquoted at'
- I. titiunderstood and shiowed tha11t it.
-: ru and whenl r-~ihtly understood.
s. a 1:lwark o' sitrenigth and a founta
of comlifort for thle aiiohver.
Ialitr. lin tte oil'oforoilmeeIn
Ic.est the lehrsiaeintve wsilom
td .\iss5ion~13 effortuni tis '.m llalkn
i's" well upton tohltwh gerl sirt 111
d1 milssions, fl 'o' lie amsi he'.df
dh, ' prasca a1ln e ortin talk. T
- ' genin,' hatfl, hasits-contrlilulo I
m0 issionarygfote belief ad alind
eIIseful, happ Chr3 (iistian will be a mb i
hlilnar'y-Chriistianl. TIhetre is ino othi
n1 lntiait's New Saf~e.
IThe PeoleI'S Loan I anld Exch angt
a llantk, to muake the mniey of thir d'
a. plositois miore1 securi en 1 :d to k''c
abr'east, of thle tIlmes. re'(ctly3 bongl
oneW of thle latest.11(( mo timeli look safCe
it will he kept in theo vault alr'eady I
tho bank butildlig, maliking it. doubl
yseeure and as 110ar1 butrgbilat'oof a
f- moder'n ingenuIty can make It. '-Th
11 safe arrivedl several d1ay3s ago and ha
alrieady3 been liut to use.
.Teacher's to Meet Satiuday.
The 1:egular' monthly meeting of thi
i-- county teachers association will b
II held in 'the court houso Saturdal
'e mor'ning, instead of in t'he grade
s, school building as formerly. An irl
.formal business session tvill bo hel<
ll after which the teachers will devot
.0 themselves to the preparations<
thae county fnair exhibits.
Rural School Supervisor Give
h the Night School Worl
By Miss Wil Lou Gray,
0 since tile first, year. I taight I lav
n1 earnestly desired to hlelp e'duentiona!
s 'soile of the adiuit tnimbe(rs of the
e rurial colmuiotiltCe!; not only to _pen Uo
e thei in a limi)) ted degree the t resres
t of hlie store houise of knowledge but
because With filler information thre
would come to them the will to edit'ate
- their children inl spilte of all obstacle's.
C The imloonli ight schools of Kentiucky,
organized by Mi.s. Cora Wilson Stewart
t. showed that this idea was capabl, of
i, effective execution.
The examinnat 1o) of the Democratic
Clib list showed that 22,251 of the
men in South Carolina mnade their
mark. This showed that 56):0 Laureni
g Cotnty men made their Iark, ran king
fifth from the topl.
t This evidenced tile leed of a school
s for adults. After consutltation with
1 .\r. James Ii. Stillivan, Suit. of Educa
. tion, it, was decided to mk1ce a trial of
such work in Youngs township.
g A meeting of tile teachers of this
towlshlil was called for Saturday, .lan.
o (th. 01' the eteln schools, eigh w\*yeI'e
* represented. The teachers were told
0 of the woidelfu ll sulccess of the Ken -
tlucky schools and tle lieed of su11h
'-1schools--sclools not only for ihe inii
)f and wlomen, who inl youth lost theli:'
' opportunity for edileationi but for all
v who wanted to learn more or review.
", All the teachers signified their williig.
ness to attempt tile work although
sotlie doubted their al:ility to interest
and secure thelir attetiulance. It was
Iidreiled that I should make a eitt'iit
of seven) schools tie following we('k.
when the plan should be outlined toI
rach community. A week's S(bieditle
was timade, each tenheir agreeing to
Invite the aditIs to tile school louis(
t!) See solle stereopti) all ilreti''s.
Ftatingi that after' the pictuires a cor'
ain school (II('stion wotuld be placefl
boefore tiem for discussion.
Onl .\ondil, .lan. SIh, I s4tted on
11my1t ouds, makllinlg the fis. -top inl
thl" Young', schlool conlmunity. I I ver
.n ohl] ippil and Cleil-on colle ,go grald
unlti .ccoillpallied ml tilotigh rinl anlld
miud in a1 housell to hotse ell\y:iss. I
r iad beenl told by nevarly every one that
11e11u(cated tmen)14 would he inl1111ted
Swhell approached upon a. subject. of
t- mlaking- up) lost opportunity. Thle first
e Itan to whoi I spoke could neithl'
Iead nor writ. In response to 1mly
e qitestion lie replied, "I would give half
. I expect to make this yea) to learl to
e read and write." So anxious was lie
i to tot-:rd the- Work that he aglrd I
g to iake a numberci' of us to school th:,t
d night In a wagon. In this lpevial com
s ity the trulstee had pr'ev iolsly
s been interested. One trlst when ''e
n (tuest'ed to 'om for saIke 'of inluence
replied, "I alm comin g becaulse I Ineed
it.'' WhIle I worked on the onIlile.
n the SChOOls anid insistedl that they' ln
('ouriage ti:eut' parents, to at!tCml.
TIhe lirst nipht, althotugh the rain
ecam~le In torrents, tw'enty3-Onel pele
assemb)ld at thle Younigs school. .\f
lsoePatrk, thle details of tile nlight
schoolW wer outlllined01. TIe C e il~lwerel
iintenisely3 inter'est ed a nd thu b)15 ega n
one of thie most05 suCcessftuI schools. I
ant glad to state that I rece(ived' a let -
tei' a few day's ago frotm tile man11 whoi
wasI willin~g to give' half he m'de to
learn to lead atill wrIte.
hall mor~le tite)(o 1( avertIse the~ ni'ght
e mtin ttgs. I splent the following days3'
inl tat schootl. .\t Fien~ldshlip,
tOld FIe'ldi excel1lint aud(1inCes met me.
A. TheyC3 were told of the worktl acOcoml
Ii pllshted in hKentit''ky,' and1 of ourt plan11.
3' A risintg v'ote was alwayt3s tal:en and,(1 1n
s' (vCery115 ntance, tile people expre'Cssed
C a des'irte for tile wor~ik . Since t here wvere
aseven~ school s and)1 ontly3 sIx tnight s, I
met with the eruinez'r rol k S'a turdafy
morn))ing, only3'fIve were' prlesent. After'
dilscutssing the proposi5t Ion It was dle
C ('OCIe that the people or that commuin
C 11t' 'oldnll't b~e inter'estedl In going to
y scho~ol thr'ee nights a week but that
di It woutld be best to organ ize a "Get
- Together Clu~b". Bly appointment, I
I, met with tile peopile of tis conmmuni
C ty the following Friday night, wvhen
tmore than twenty were present. A f
te n. full explanation of the work. they
:s an Interesting Acccurt of
in Youngs Township
Rural School Supervisor
Voted to ha'VC a regu 1lar Inight school,
which school enrolled twelty-ollo
eIlcuerics and had an1 average a teli
ance of Ut pir ceit.
lit arrangilg the work there weo
at tirst onlly two setions-adaced
arild beginnlers, but I immeldiately, thero
cantie t ieqIuest for al intermediato
ThIlle sciedille o' work was as fol
lows, witlh imodificatiolns to SIt, (nliCk
7:110-7:15-I )evutioal exerises, led by
different men. 'eading "Ilow .JacC
Came to College".
7:-15-7:\-NVritig--section I (advanc..
((I I section I I (inlter-mediate): Sec
tloni IIIl iegillnl24). The 'almier
Mlihllod was u1sed.
7:.15-8:l 5-Arithmileti c. Section 1, ex
aniles from Mlr. Tate's Farm Arith
( io. Section 11, rapid arthmllI etic,
traiI tions, inte1rest. -Sect iol Ill,
writ~ig ot lntubers. imultiiilication,
S:1.5-:15 - I Iguage. eti oll I and 1[
writCil-b sn s -t rs iig p i
cil mr1 or v10 bs, sielling coml
1I1on1 farmll words, etc. SE(ctiolif r,
relng ponlies, word drill.
S: 1.5-9:01 D--Iiseussion of ag rilt 11 re,
clvie iald rrn event1 tollies. This
](d by some promilent hiarmeri1 or th1
Some results of the expeimn 'lit a8
hbulated from the teachers' relor'ts:
Numbei of schools--7.
Nambier or men.1 enrolle11d, (a1 three, at
tendalce wa1s neessry befor' el
tildto enrlollmvent)-- ]:'7.
Numbeh1r oi Wo1en II rolled--7.
Avelage attendance jliz:g t 1i'11
It rained iiccsIIInt ly) AI 9"r cOnt.
Nuil:er ofmen to reevle l'erfoct At
);ndan l l ttons--2 1.
.Nuilwi of wonien to ieeeire h''rfect
NIIIIber of pupils in llvane(I see
Nilber of pi Ils in intrmedl:2 cec
Number of inslis i lw0innets s
I I o nl -2:3.
Numbehr o f Pu1p1)i Io;Mver C60 yer' .O-,
Number of pulils over .3M years- 7.
Number of Pupils over -10 years 21,
Number of liuils over :1: yeirs--!8.
Nuimber of pu )ils over 20 years20,
Number of pupils ider 20 years---19.
Of the thirty-threie beginiers tho
teachers report tlat all learned to
Write their lamtiles and to read a little,
also primary arlithi metic, In whicl
su som1v 1e made really wonlderfitl pro
S .\liss 'lDillarid of. tle liatton
ic-hiool, who talht TSi pittls inii tho
day "Ind eit ('''ni 111n at iiighl r elortS
:s fllows: "Iln lmy beginiie-r class
had six 1m3i1s, all W whom 1w. illwit
('rat es. Th ey learinel to w\ te well
enout01h to w tle ati- lete unidedOti. ThrlooCI
of t hem ~ cai -'i'd additionl, solhtrae
'cln. 1mul11tipit -- 1011 attl sh10rt dii b>ion.
The last two 11upils eiulatedl the 'ost-,
of an1 S--I--I t'ertilizor. lhosphtorie .\bhl
at -I cents per* lh.: Ammnia at h-it' per
'r-ad Ithe lit tle Ipaper'l prtovild."
lluter'sville school ireptortedl th1(
largest 1'nrollm1ent. !mh withi an averalgo
at temlnce of' G'. per centt. Tbhorn
wer'ie 1:1 luils in till bieginners see
Younlgs schl((1110' reported tbest aiv-.
erage attend anice, elnriolIling 2!I wh an I i
averlage atltendance('l oft 72 Ier ccent.
The schoo015ls metIl tee time0s at week
--.\llnday', \Vednlesday~ and FrKday
aights, or' Tulesdaiy, IoTshsday andl Sait
tlrdlay nilghts. Th'e session waj- two
hiouris a niighlt for thbe trm ofi (1no
time th1ese' adutIp puis hmtili he let
tue of' being visited by .\l!t. .1. l-i. Swear-.
catlion; .\iss Ev~a liite. I'r'.-ident o1f
clt ion \lr W. (ao 11.1 11111. uAssh'tan lt .\orn0
(C11lub emonstratoi'rfor te Seuthi: .\r.
\V. 11. ilarton, Assistant State A-gent:
in te14nen oh'f 10ction). The schioolt4
weire thrown opn1 upon01 tile vIsIts 01'
thlese e'dulcatorsi and1( the publ1(2ic t:
lairge alttend~ed, hence the entirel' comn
munity reat1ped some dlirect good and
lea~fsure froml1 this wor'k. Several ohf
the schools cloedl their sessIons9 with.
a pub~lic spelling match and free oyster
IupperOi. Ini the Youings school the wo
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