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IN LAUlENS COUNTY
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clation have bought an excellent piano
for the auditorium. And they are
now at work on a play, tie proceeds
of which are to be used to secure oth
In 1913 the Woodrow Wilson Liter
ary Society was organized by the pu
pils of the high school. 'rhe meetings
are held in a society hall, of which the
immbers are v-cry proud. The society
had a public meeting in November,
1914, thereby obtaining the money for
the attractive furnishings of the hall.
The boyY have a work-room and are
doing splendid work in manual train
- Our a1m is, not only to be superior
to other schools in all things, but to
develop our talents; to strive to at
tain all that. is great, noble and good;
to keep in vlew-we might say---the
"jewel box" that conceals our inspiral
tions, ambitions and desires. In short,
We ar11e triyiing Cagerly alItd eIa rIiestly
to prepare ourselves for a noble, use
ful work in the future.
Dollie Marie Teague.
tine (Airove School.
TIis school was so named because
it is situated inl the piies.
Our school is a one-ri'oomi building
With a i)oicl it the 11011t.
It is nicely furnished, with many
useful i ugs.
Our teacher is Miss Sarah Dwight
and we all are very fond of her.
There are twenty-eight pupils en
rolled and we have good attendance.
Miss Dwight is kept very busy as she
has from the first to the iiinth grades.
The school yards are ni1ce and level
and are kept very clean.
We all are very busy preparing for
We spend a paIrt of our recess work
ig oni 0111' (oxliil)its for the tair.
We are all looking forward to niext
Friday night A pril 2, as we are( going
to have a box supper for the bencil
of the school.
The first school of this community
was tUght11 inl a te onnt house belong
ing to W. It. Owens duinig IIe winter
of 1890-111 by W. '. .lillroy. lBefore
the opening of tle next, S(ession, lald
was given to tihe trustees by W .E.
Griay; a building erected, andi school
namiiied E,den , after th le post of iICP.
Among those who taught, at this lace,
Were so(m of111 O' tie best duentors of the
county: .lessrs. Riodgers, Neighbors,
Blackwell, Blrooks, Clardy, .\ladden1,
1<0ennedy and .\c.\illmn. Inl 19H2, the
scllool was united wit Ih Woodville anud
Moved to a mlore centrval polint. .\Iis~s
Nettie .Iones first teneher', llowed by
Alisses Saralh "'o-peIanld, Lilliani Smith,
Lilli .\ lrstrlong, 111.1 lloill Copolatln ,
Alessrs, - lie , Ilhtb a d .ls m
During~t tho pa"st year the peoplo vot
ed tih, Iiur-iilliI ta x inl order to ham
a b'tter sc'l(u. I i the fll a Iliodherni
thiousanids of dtolIaris.
WVolff, a ssistanlt. Thiis school r'ius sev
enl month1 s, hais ten grades and1( has an
enrollmoent: of' lifty i puis. Th'le School
Im Pwov'ielit. A ssociait ion was organa
Ized duiring laist se'ssioni. Thie olci's
anld .\I is. I,. A. Armstrong, sicret ar
and tr'easurier. ::.e presen'it oth!'('rs are
by ai sirit ofi prlogress. Situated ii.
0ne of thle b~est laiing11 sec'tions of the,
couray,* hir people will keep pao'e withI
[iTro u t he boar oi (f trust ecs and
the Schoct inmprovemient A ssociaotIon
icarily' .$;ut0 has been expIendd c i lie
Cross 11ll1 school for r'epairis li..
*J1roements andc equhiitanenit during the
two years' .inst (losing. Painting, kal..
1om1In In g, piecturis, on inside of hut ild
ing and( plantling trices, shrubbera'i', etcd.
01n the gr'oiinds are aimong the hill
prIo vemintis. Classrioomlis have' been
fiurntshli wc vithI tea chiers' dleskcs, bink
b)oard's, and oi(ther ineeided equitpmnici
The1~ bu Iilng hias be'en imad(e imore1 sub -
stjtatial and 'omftor'tablIe. TChec scaoo
*essin has beeni exten'ided to ilne
'monthslii the y'ear and11 the ('ourse of
stud~y in the hiIghi scthool dep'taritmnt
.has5 been'i imiprovedi so that a huighr
141tladard of adviancemienit an id ('Ile len
cy is setnred.
The Imiprocvement Assoc'tation gi'es
inIsirat loll as wetlI as mateiaI a id to
ithec school work. Thle purp'loso is to
conitinuie siteadily3 the work bieguin as
tmeans and Olpo'rtunity Permit and
W. P. Cuibertson.
Poplar Springs School.
Poplar Springs is situated in
beautIful grove about fourteen r'..
-We have a rural graded school with
two teachers, Miss Barnie Wallace,
principal; NMisH Ellen Abrams, assist
The schoolhouse consists of two
rooms, hall and piazza, the material
is concrete and wood.
It has been painted outside and in
side since last session and is very at
The house is furnished with patent
desks, maps, b'ackboards, heaters, li
brary, globe, watercoolor, sink, etc.
On the walls are pictures of famous
men, suc has Washington, Longfellow,
We have a spray with antiseptic so
lution which we use before sweeping.
The house and yards are kept clean
by the pupils.
We have ten grades and an enroll
ment of eighty-nine, several of these
will get perfect aIttedillanc buttons.
The school rooms are never free
from the sweet odor of flowers, as
violets, narcissus and hyacinths.
This year we have got eight maps
and hyloplate blackboards.
Public entertainments are given for
(hie beneflt of the school.
We are getting ready for tile fair
now and hope to win a number of rib
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SLai'ens COunty Tieachers' l(eport*
TI'he following report b1lank has been
mailed to every teaheler in tile colin
ty. 'This lreport is to be handed in
with the ainnuial report. Teaciers av
eraginag 85 will be placed oi an Holler
Roll which will be publisied in the
paiipers and also kept In tile County
Sitperintendent's ofilce for tie use of
trustees, who wish to know the pro
ferslonal staiding of tieir teachers:
2. Where educated?
,')id you gradlate? Degree?
3. Name positions held for past five
-1. WVien did your school begin?
Hlow long wa-,s the termi?
5. \Vhat summer schools have 011
G. What is the grade of your certill
cate and iow obtained?
7. Wiat teachers' magazine do you
8. Do you take the Laurens School
9. lave you Copies of file books you
10. Are you a meilmber of tie County
1. D!d yo1 Itten1d tle Tieaclers' In
stitute, Nov. 5th to 7th
12. Ilow many visits to parents have
1:1. What public meetings h1a.ve you
hlAid at the school house?
I I. Witat special lays have you oh
15. Have you a Seliool improvement
IG. How muh lias been raised by
c umiiuniuiuity for 1mprovemlents?
17. GivIe as acuriately as possible
every ilmprovelenlt a1111de anlid
I1M. 1)h( your school take plart Inl the p
(Colunty Fair' or County13 School
19. IIlave you en rolled any Corn Club -
20. G;ive nlamles- of p1upils who re
celved "Perfect. Attendance"
21. Glive inamies of ipuplils who receiv'-*
ed1 "Library Certifleates"? 5
22. Iowv maiiy liupiils (lid you1 have
thbe fIrst week?
H ow mlanly .Ianuary the -i th? tyi.
2:'.. What was your enrollment ? sib
You r average atte('4dance ?-1
I towI miany13 luihlls In your1 (districet the
were not1 (enrolled ?
24I. Ihiaye you1 left ill your1 sehgol0 a amii
record shiowinrg tile sub ject nu11t-I cli
ter 'ove(re'd by e'achI pupil and( ll
lhe grade1 miade 1)3 each piup1l?
25. Can y'ou account for all your Ii- e
birary3 1books? m
1)1d y'ou lock your1 schlool bui11(1-te
inug seecurely so no one0 enn~ (lel- )1
redlat'c duinmg the vacation? c
I - - - wor
You Are Liable to a tli
any time1 0on the road these dlays. If m
one0 hlappens to you1 wh'en druiving se1( nd
y'ourl carriage to us for' repairs. tUn-st
less it, is a completo wreck we can ab
make it as good as n)ew and in many o
eases a whole lot better. Bult don't
wait for a Bmash upi. Let u5 (10 what i
small repairs you need now.
.SEXTON & SON
L AU RENS. S. C.
See the Latest St
Straw Hats for M
$1.50, $2, $2.50,
We are sh
in Silks, in [
Waists and M
last few days
the selection if
We have sold 1
renewed every few
sure to come here 1
$15.00, $18.50 and
New Waists $2.00,
See the lovely
See the new arriva
Be sure to con
and we are sure to
Mens' Suits $10.00
Mens' Odd Pants $
County than v
always try to
men and sales
See Gage Bros. H
Why Laurents Vounity Teachers *
Shiould Attend Summ tier School. *
.au ienis county teachers are ihe
Iid h more t han $50,000.00 a year
ttelr seriices and i thely are respon
e for the way in which more thtan
it childrenl spendt one fou rth of
ir working htourr. Th'ie peoptle of
iens county want good1 schools
areIt abile to ipay for' them. UTe
diiren of Lau11rens county are enpaii
of a igh degrees of dlevelopmnt .
it takes more thlan money, intIerest
ipare(nts, andt~ cUaabe children' to
<e a1 school. Th'lese tings pluts a
elber make a school; these things
s a good teacher make a goodl
ool, for as is the teacher so is the
no. One Important agency for the
rovement of teachers is the sumi
'cachers should a(tIItendi suminmer
oois to conserve time. Thle teach
whlo dloes niot (do some syst emiatic
(lying in thle suminmer wastes from
to I -I of her time each year. No
ly can succeed in a profession to
jIh heIt or sihe gives onlIy 3-4 of 1his
her' ine. Scinmer schools furniishi
atabiile environment for study. Con
ucontly, t eachers should atend them
01rder1 to utilize t heir vacation t ime
the best advataige and thus sav'e
good nuame of a ptrofession I that is
ng impuosed upon by time wasters.
lefore one can teach a thing she
st knowv it well herself. Bly spend
four or siix wceks In industriously
dying a subject, one can learn mcclh
mt. that subject. Teachers, thierc
e, should attend summer qchools
no subjects, to college graduatcs.
order to master the subject matter
ich they expect to teach. This rea
i is especially applicable -to teach
who have net graduated from some
mraitdnofg annnr nit 1 may apply in
owing a complete I
Press Goods, Wasi
illinery. Many ne,
and it will pay you
; at its best.
nany Coat Suits in the la
days with the latest nun
)efore purchasing your C
New Skirts $4.0C
$3.00 and $4.00
new Hats in all the latest
Is, just in this week.
Men and B
ie here for your Easter Si
please you both as to sty]
, $12.50, $15.00 and $20
2.00, $3.00, $4.00 and $5
never better prepi
re are today. We'
merit your confide1
Only last week a Laurens county
t~eher wrote a let ter' wh'lehC she fail
ed to capiitaIz'/e and punctuate. I : or
decr to gra~sp subije ct miatterI, onmils1 1t
-tud 111'it repea hltedy an b'01( e dille d up
onit manoiy times. In the sume Li 0lI''
schoOl, wihen1 thle tech'ler is rel i.ved of
the many110'h~~ ierleCxIing prblm of)(11 d Its
he best. iplace and( t imle fo r initenlsive
studyi3 of subject matter; and4 this ln
tensive study Is absol1 utely3 essential, to
real su51ccessful teachin1g.
A I cecr may po)sessi the fir st pr'e
riUI isite, aI thior'ough kn iowledge of'
sub lject 111atter, anid yet nlot hie at suc
ce'ssrful teneher~l. She may13 lack prio
fess0ina l' raining 01r sh0 miay have.
''got inl a rult".
ini an~y well or'ganlized summer10l
sch1ool, a teacher 1may3 gct. 1he1pful pro'0
feasional traIininig and( she may03 colme
in contact withI thin~gs thlat will geLtie
ouit of "the rut" if 51he is so unfltor
ltunate as. to lbe iln it. Professionlal or
norllI trin1 ig helps) the teacheri to
un ders5tand( 'I ( chlren, gives her anl Iln
I crest ill tile lire of' her' schIoo andl
communillity', eniahjes her' to initell igent
ly c'are ror thle light, hteat, ventilationi
P1nd nleatniess ofr 'school r'oom, gives
her1 goverin~lg skIll anid aids hler inl
the chloce and( oi'ganiziationu or sub1
ject matter'. 'ils trainling also gives
sk'III ill asiging 1lessons, (Iuestlolling
and( motIvating work. If at teachler
would( possess5 prIogressi ve c'hoahipi
anid keelp abr1east of' tile time~s, slhe
must atllend summer~dI schools. Teach
01ra should( attend summer schlool to
getr what is new and( ins'pir'ing ini edu1
cational thlought. 'Some states recquire'
all of thleir teachers to aittenld some
summer school at least one suimmer
out of three.
Sutmmer schools afford an excellent
opportunity for teachers to meet and
associate .with each other and to ex
change ideas and experIences. This
social 1ntarconrse Is helnfu1 and far
ine in all the New
1 Goods, Neckwet
w goods have arrih
to visit our store t
At two weeks. Our stoci
bers as they come out
oat Suit. See our specia
, $5.00 and $6.00
styles at just the price
.fit---W e have a large st<
le and price.
.00 Boys Suits $2.5
00 Mens' Work Pa
ired to serve the pe
will appreciate you
ice. Polite and c(
id to serve you.
reaching in its influence.
l''inally, the teacher who atted~s
summlhler schools with t he proper' mo
tive is genierally rewardedi with an in
crease in salary. Teachers are not
unde~irid i, t hey are m1( o ofiten over
pa id. C'onsequentliy, wh len a t eacher
ra ises lheri wvor'th as l a liebr b~y sumi
me1r school work, or by anly kind1( of
work, her commiiunity recognizes it and1(
i thler ra ises her salary3 or commiiendis
lier to some ot her conmi nity that
pays her wh'lat she is worth.
To) Sum uIlp, I -auiren s coun ty t each
Vrs shoubl at tend summ tiera schools to
coniserve tilme, for (1rill and1 trainling ini
subj,.ect miat teri, to get iprofessioniai
kniowledge, to hcari whia is niew and1( in
spiring in prIofessionlal thloughit , for
tile social benefit to be derived, andi
in ordecr to merit higher salaries.
SOFTl ANI) FIEFFYi"
fleaut iul hair doces not just hiappen
,mlt ls always a matter 0of care and(
proi-e nou 101rish lncnt of tile ha11 rroots5.
No matter if your hai11r is failing out,
stringy, lif el ess, and11 full of danul uff,
l 'a risiani Sage, an i nexpiensive toieI
sold( by~ Lau1rensq D rug Co. is all that1
is over nleded. it niouirishles t he halr
roots and~ st imulllates the growthI of
neCw hair. A ll nruffT is entirely rc
mioved wth11 one appl)1ication and1( itch
in g scalp and11( fallinbg ha ir ense; your
ha ir will be br'ighlt, vigorous., sott and1(
Whether your hair11! is 011ly, dry or
br ittie, P'isianl Sage ianmed ia tely re
moves thle cause andl by toniing upl the'
scal p qillI restores tile ihair to its
or'iginal briiliancy and vigor.
Thlis dlelightful tonic Is a real neces
sity and~ will not fall to give a lastin~g
beneftt to your hair and sealp.,
Whenever You Need a General Tonkm,
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic propertiesof QUININE~
and iRON. it acta on the Liver, Driveis
out Malaria, Enriches the liood and
nanlda aua nth h~le ytm.. 50ani.
e our Specials in
at Suits at $12.50
ir, Coat Suits,
red within the
his week while
i of these is being
in New York. Be
I numbers at $12.50
sts $1.00 and $1.50
you want to pay.
)ck to select from
0, $3, $5 and $7.00
.nts $1.00 and $1.50
ople of Laurens
r business and
ioenix Silk Hosiery for
Ladies and Men
dies 75c, $1, Men 50c
P. C. IIA SI':.\L L SCHIEIR LLE.
Eleven Gamiues 1n1il e Playedl on Homiie
The following schedule of thle Pres
byteiani (oillege hall teami will he ol'
in terest51 to tihe mianyt local fans. A
mailjority of the gamesi' this year will
be played on the Cliinton grioun tds. 'Thi .
year 's schledul is l one o1 the hard est.
theC Cliniton boys have ever tack led bult.
they are working out a goodl teamt to
batck. W. C. A nderson01 .i captan of
the teami, 10. C. Thler i, coach andl .1. 1".
.1 ac ohs, .11r., maltlnger. All thle ga mes
wvill I,.ii layed at -1 o'clock.
WX. Va. Wesleyan at Clintoin .\archi 30.
No. Ga. Agi'. at Clinton, A pril 1 -2.
Chari ilestoin ait Cliniton Apil 5.
Woff'ord at Clinton Apil 6,.
Ne'berr'iy at Newbherry April 9.
Oak Ridge Inst. at Clinton Apil 12.
Citadel at. Cl inton Aprill 13.
D~avidsoin at Clinton April i..
W\offor'd at Spar'tanbuirg.Apil 21.
i~i irman at. (Greeniviille April 22.
Italley M1. inst. at Gr'eenwood Apil 2G
Clemson at Ciemsoni April 27-28.
li'rsk Ine at. IDue West A pril 20I.
l'rsin5~ie at Clinton .\ar' .1.
Newberry at Clinton Mlay 7.
Ilurm'nani at (Cliniton M\ay 10.
(Cha rleston at Chiarl'eston , tenital v .
Citadel at Charleston, tentative.
llalley .\. Inst. at Cliinton, tentative,
htifonsness and ('onstipuat ion Cui -.
If you arie ever tr'oubled withI 11 biouis
ness or' conistijpationi yon will he inter
ested in thie stalteimenlt of R. F. 'i'wini.
Peru, Indl. "A year ago last winteri I
had1( ant attack of indigestion followedl
by billouisness n cm onisttipatlon, Sees
ing Cha.berlauin's Tahlets so highly
recomimended, I hought a. bottle of.'
them and1( they helped me right away."
For' saleo by all dealers.
Ladies should take DR. SIMMON'S
SQUAWV VINE WINE for all irregu
larittes It relieves quickly an'd re
stores natural conditions. Price $1.00'
per bottle. Sold -by all rugnits.