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* CROSS HILL NEWS. *
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Cross 1l1ll, Sept. 20.-The excellent
reports coming from the various
SChools which have so far begun work
is a good omen of better things edu
cational. Cross 1ill1 is not behind the
foremost inl her promising commence
men(11t. lier first week was the best
perhaps for several years. One rea
:son of this no doubt, was the fact
that the children weric ready with
thir books and other necessary epiip
Iiient. ile teahelreis, ilpil, and pa
tron-S ali sCen inItrested in the pro
gress of tie school woik. The pupils
UrC IIINiOi.s to learin, the teacheiris
rady for their, dity, all the padtrFoils
willing it) hllcp inl supipyinllhttve
is noded. .\bout $2m was raised
thlrouh le tistees by con t ri but ions
la st week for rlaisi ng aid maiiita ining
t creditah!e stan1dard of the s 0hool's
etl( ieiecy. Tle Iim proveien t Asso
cilatioidecided at their meeting Frii
day to spend $90 of the flids now in
Ihe tieasury of the associat'on to
equip in a beter way the school rooms
with desks, iiaps, etc. They also
formulated and adopted plans by
'which they may raise more funds for
furether improvement. It is hoped that
these efforts and successes will result
In much good to the school and com
Every one of the 12 graduates of
last year's senior class are in colleges
and other places where they will con
tinue their educational pursuits.
Mlss .lary lIill will return to Lime
stone Wednesday. She will carry
hack with her .\Miss Caroline Mathews,
who will enter the Freshman class of
Business opened pl) here last week
in flourishing earnestness, ending up
aturiday with a rush. Cotton is op
ening rapidly and a great deal of it
goes in market as fast as t isgther
ed. 'T'le stl is selling above 10
ceits aid seel sold last week for
miore t han $1.W
Mr. .lohn It. HIitt, our watchful
ecillty conin issioner. knIIo ws m1ore
things than ioads and polities. lie
has 1-2 acre piinted to sweet pota
tces iromi wiiich lie gatliered Satulri
day som potatovs weighing 2 1-1
poluinds each. lie plalted two vari
eties, the Nancy Hall and the Tri
um in ph. On tile one-half acres of iand
hm used five loads of stable manu re
anl two sacks of fertilizer.
Miss Kate Austin was in Coluii mlbia
last week teaching the art of basketry
to the iniates of the hospital for;the
in!:ane. She came home Saturday hut
will return today for a month's work
in this line.
The school management Is planning
a series of lectures and sermnons for
the benefit of the school phildren
during this session. The irst will he
a lecture oi hygiene next Friday af
ternoon by Dr. .lohn H-. Miller. The
next will be a sermon on tMe thli'd
Sunday morning in October by Rev.
WV. D. R .atchford, pastor of the Pres
Mliss FranIkile CulIhertson of Ekom~
is here this week( with her sister, .\lris.
pearI-when lou irIiali . ade(te, a coild af
ter sitting next toi one who has snee't
ed, then it is that a triad and testeud
remedy shiouldi be tailthfull u1'tsed. "I
never wrote a testi mon ial before, but,
I kno1w posit ively t hatI for miy self and
family, Dr. King's New Discovery is
tile best cough renmedy we ever used
and we have tiid thbem atll."' 50e and
IJIY.\N .il.\Y' VISIT!
EL'ItOPE F"Olt P'E.\E
JItinntevs 'That lie .iiiay V ii Netriai
(umtr ies~ in ilopeas of~ M'il leutent.
W as in t . Sep . 1 . -\'ilina .e
nins a lv:Iry ''n inn- .n'e 'uay 0: h
fi'dm ther a 2 n~ion --i
provokes rather t han pireve'nts war."
Mir. Itryan's references('(' tom miilitary
pr'epa red ness attrae ted alttention11 in
the house wheni thle administrtatilon's
program for strengthening the na
tional defense is considleredl. Earl i(er
in the day ,he had given otut a state
ment declar'ing money for increased
military expenditures wvould be ditff
cult to secure.
Wkenever You Need a Gleneral Tonk
The Okd Standard Grove's Tasteless
daill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonie because It contains the
weliusown bsesic propertiesof QUININB
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
otMalaria, Enariche the Biood and
uIda no the Whole Systenm. 50 cent.
* MADDEN NEWS. *
Mladden, Sept. 20.-Gathering the
crops have begun in earnest and there
is a decided difference in the "feel of
the air" about us. Last year the
union chord almost amounted to a
wail of despair on account of financial
depression. At the beginning of this
fall there pervades a song of hope
hli(ottLl crops are short with us, on
account of drowhli and other untoward
(vvits, yet the good price we are
hound to receive will go tar towards
inaking up the loss of a full cro1).
Mr. aid Mrs. Sa il Jones of the Mt.
Pitasait elighborhood were the
.uvuests recently of their sister, .Mlrs.
G. 11. Filey.
Dr. Will Thomllp01soil aml( bride of The
Pork. w're the Sunday visitors of .\lr.
and .\..1. M. )ean.
.\r. and Mrs. Percy Finley and chil
dren and .\r. Tom Shaw and family
were guests Sunday of T. S. Lang
ston and family.
Miss Susie Langston was the dele
gate from the New Prospect. society to
the W. M. U. at New Harmony and
greatly enjoyed the meeting. Sie
went ilp with her cousin "Miss ullie
Power of Ltaurens and while there vis
ited the latter's sister. Mrs. Arch Ow
Miss Azile Wofford left the lith for
ier school at Luray In Ilampton coun
ty, where she will serve as principal
the coming session. 'Miss Wofford
made a specialty of rural work' Ind,
goes well equipped for her chosen vo
Somc of the ladies are getting up)
a special program for tile Sunday
,;-hoo' at New Prospect on October
Thrd. Tis is an invitation to you dear
ireler, as these Sunnday school rallies
arc to be held sim ul t aneously on that
date to arouse new interest In Sunday
schools and state missions, so go out
to SuInd y school that day to tihe
ciu rch ne arest you. We are hlopiingii
to have a "fourthii Sunday crowd" with
us at our Sunday School the first Sun
day in October. Aecept this as a spe
c Id invitation and comle.
lis's Kathliei Martlin spent tli
weeik-eid in L:iuriens with licr' colsil,
.\ks, 'Mary .lartinl.
.\liss M.\irsa Marbot. of Morgant own,
N. 'c.. a very taleiited you n g lady, has
b(eei a pleasant visitor at the home of
M r. and Mrs. Clinkseales. She brought
.Master Edward, who has lxen spend
ing tile sumiimer in. Morgantown, down
Mesdanies Wofford and Madden at
tended and enjoyed the first day's ses
sion of the W. M. U. at New Harmony.
"Aunt Kate" takes this opportunity to
assure the good ladies of that neigh
horhood of her appreciation of their
exceedingly cordial greeting.
Let me make you feel a little hit
good, .i\-. Editor. I did not know it
aid may-he you don't realize it as yet,
lut The Advertiser is well read in that
neck of the woods!
Nirs. 'laude Finley is spending
awh"ile with her mot her, .\irs. Watk ins
of WVoodrow WIlson sectioin.
.\l's. Kate M\adden ll Io(f Wains
hoiro. (Ga., is expectedl the hitter' parit
oIf this week foir a short visit to lier
mnot her, .\1rs. M\ay M\adden.
M\urs. Etti e Cunni Iinghiami and~ M\rs.
V'irginuia Finley spent a few dlays re
cent ly with .\urs. Evie Power It' 12au
rens. Needless to add~ thlese three sis
ters--the L-angston girls of long ago
had a pleasant v'isit together and once
again lived over ehildhood days to.
'The elect ion tiurned ouit to 01nr coin
ll(tC satlsfact Ion. We think Ora and
WV: t erloo deserve special menution.I
(3ne laY iio gre(ater' ('omlimient t har
ito say the women'i couuin't ha~v.' dont
8. .\t. & I-. it. WIl hR -s & ('0.
and amilIner -ra..
.idyed a :t1 w rud( to ('ross Aniebur
last Wednesday ighlt. They at "mln
cr1 seruvices at New~ I Hohp church t'-I:hat
.liss lIes: Don non is spenuing
'nyhile withI relatIves In Asheville, N.
Mliss Fannie Poole splent last F~rriy
with i'. aind Mu's. it. E. Poole.
M\rs. P. L. Cooper and chIldren,
from near Oi'a, splent the week-end
with Mirs. Mlattle Clark and family.
Extra good Silver Plated Knives
and Forks at 60 cents per set.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
We extend a cordial invitation to all to visit
OUR FALL OPENING
THURSDAY, SEPT. 23rd.
We will have on display and for your inspection
one of the greatest lines of Ladies, Misses and Childrens
Hats that has ever been shown in Laurens, unusually
attractive values in Gage, Lazarus and other pattern
Hats at prices from $5.00, $7.50, $10.00 up to $15.00.
Other good styles in Street Hats at prices from $2 to $5.
New arrivals of ladies Coat Suits for Opening.
We will receive to=day Unusual values in the latest
a large shipment of the very styles in Ladles Skirts $3.50,
latest styles in Ladies high- $5.00 and $7.50.
grade Coat Suits. These suits
are fashions latest decree and A beautiful-display of Ladies
will appeal to the most critical Street and Evening Dresses will
buyers. See these suits at $20. be on display.
$25, $30 up to $40.
Ladies and Misses high
Wonderful values in popu- grade Dress Shoes will be here
lar price Suits at $10.00, $12.50, for your inspection, special val
$i.5.oo and $8.,50. t$es from $2, $2.50, $3 to $5.00.
This store is always at your service
LAURENS, S. C.
Ii . I= I 11111.11AIMPo
CN111' DI!N )iON S seets have m1ade idep inroads i tIh
(tiM.11ti.i 0 t00) vottol rop. tlough it is sahl it
jar the recent dry weather set in
\ riey of in* , l'rbby .\a. t(oil H eadquarters forSchool
;Ihranw if e 1)mn on Som asv Ih. .1411 ImI have thuh Scmhooh
D:%I~~~l~l._,pb II S010..)~ l
Sceijons (ifbth ('4un111ity, nn t do n ( a na
.\ general tiule. (c . , rIAition IU - b ut t is lis not, certai \ir Tm
I 144(i g t o ar unu u o d a - St~tIntgess the, Lanford, was ioll mco g ait
r-ordin h> .\l. E. W .\le - who a ra ad he seemled to be of thel!
MIT o " lart part ofhlounty iinitt his Cotton has ben tih i scho l or cl at af
fullu. li hi-is dutie.i .1: fil .;tal s Ic clod by an (i ni osbn tat or away, every boy and girl should be sup
herer.In soe placs thecotto tmaeiaces the yieldl has beenI Cut at
jeron. th co (Jo g I lest one tird . 'M , L. M. ('n plied w~aith the folloinig necessities:
crop is hIller than it has been1 In latn
years and the same may be said of and Mr. lillton Ifembree are other Stationery, ooth Brushes, Tooth Paste
corn alhouh insealetd serios lavy sufferers from the samoecause.
of tho County both of these erops are ac
very poor. TFhe pea crop is fine In 8. At. & 14". if. WILKi4S & Co. and Combs, F'ce Creams and Lotions, Tal
most places and the yield will con- cum Powder, Shaving Soap or Cream, Shav
tribute much to the stock of feed for Card of Thanks.
live stock In addition to that which We wish to extend ottr gratitude ing Brushes, etc.* we have them.
will be for table use. The past year and appreciation to our friends andi
has been the best garden year that neighbors for their help and sympathy
the county has known in a long time. during tile continued sickness and
1 fousekeepers have beon plenteously (heath of our beloved wvife and mother. ______________________________________
suopiH with every form of vegetablefoMaY rods richest blesiSngs be their
Althouigh the crop conditions are as ye did It ulnto one of the least of "I advised the 'boys' when they en- land, Eldon, Iowa. "No person wheth
andfrti. ewr~, oritisWrttn Inasuc Dandoe C olegy ie g enessites .Hul
generally good, there have been re- these ye did It unto me." listed for the Spanish war to take r trveling or at home should t*
Chamberlain's Coi Cholera and without this great remedy.s: Pr sale
ports of attacks by Insects In some W. 0. Henderson an'I'h1hc~ren. Diarrhoea Remedy with them and by all dealers i
places. In the vicinity of anford in- Owings, IR. F. D. 1. ghave received many thanks for the o.