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Oubscrlption Price is $1.00 Per Year
Payable in Advanc.
&bVEIITISEli PRINTING COMPANY
I'aurens. S. C.
&IASON LE1A Presidout
& lTHL UR LiT Sec. and Treas
4vertisinst tates on Applicntion.
*bituarics ond Card of Thuliks: One
eit a word.
iAtered at the postoffice at Laurens,
9. C, as second class mail matter.
LAURENS, S. V'., DEC. 1, 191,5.
S111OOL T SlUSTI ICS.
'I'lie meeting of the ount('0 y triistees
astsociatioll Satirtday is one of the
most important of the year, coin
ing as it. does early in the session
when plans are beitig fort'nutlated for
the year's work. The trustee who Is
abselt froimi tis rue1ting will not oil
ly fail to seclre tih full tbelilts or the
orgallizilion, bit. his absencte will in
itself (et rac1 frolli the force atid ef
fectiveness of t1' liletinug, as the
beti el deri ve( froin the organ
ization ark, 1:irgely those wichu coie
out of a cotpact body.
; oubt 1es 1 son1le of tle s(chool trius
tees un drestiat I t lih ipottaice of
the associatliou and Its power for
good. The fact that it is composed of
those lIading citizens of tile county
itn whose hands are entitt'sfed the re
slonsibilt' of ioviding houses, teach
ers, generaI I sIpplies, besides the
s1pervision) of the schools theill'Olves,
ar'oniid which the lintellectuial life of
1ile co uinitiites ceitre, makes of thlie
trusteo lss'ociationl all illlpor'tanlt body
indeed, otie ill Which Concerted ale
ivity along riglt ilies would be a
powerful stimulus for education in the
c01y. Oi tlie othe'r hand, passive
ieillhrsltip in the associatiotn will not
be a hene lt, to the nietnhers or tile
assocali d amlleb) a mletuberi is
not doin his 1,1ll idtiy to hi mself,
his school or the county. 11nitliusias
ile cooler'ation1 and intleIclianige of!
idea' ark, the loyntotes of allI the asso
cla'Iln luieetings and eve'ry 11rtistee inl
tll olitly should attend thelni to bell
CHIt by and conITIute ho their. surc
I'/operty rmnzland intvrestevd
in Ihe work bvefore theni, tihe truitee
asio 1 ilnioll vill be an effective force
in 11111uiing into operation ithe plans of
the ollicers at. the head of the coilily
anit d state dela irtments of o(du'ation.
With such a Iotent illiielnce at their
backs, these ollicer could nore ef
feettially 'execi e ite plans painfully
and Iaboilousl'y thought oiut. by thetl
and thus justify in fuller degree the
large expienditure for their salarIes
and foi' all deaiirtielts of the state
and county's educational systeml.
COTTON Ml.11Lt Pl4lalCITY.
Followinig closely upjon the publI
cation of the atnnual r'epot of A. F.
McKlssiek, president of the Green
w~oodI Cottoni .\lills in which lie
showed a' tavor)lale cotnpat'ison be
tween wages and1( socIal conitionis of
his emplIIoy'ees tod4ay and1( fIf teeni yearts
ago, hias come a1 pull Ic stat emenot by
Capt. l'i A. SiinythI dealing with the
samtie sitblject. Unp) lt. Simythi's sta to
iti, ho wover '.Was inade in thle
coiurtse of ani arigumntii1 ointinug out1
thle extrine 1p5 otin ihrenfeoted to be
takleni 1by ('ominiissionerl \\'itson ili
14. d by ('at. 1myl'h is en1lten1:ing
14(1l 1 n 1ouragiig as5 goitng 1to shiowu lhe
textile~ intryt ini the last few ye(ars
rd'xs lbior' cond11 i ils. The ox
(erI fromi lisa remuatks is as follows:
pa ini Seyt il saidl ftrth t1 'Ihat
h me, ha 188 the average wage at
P'eizcr'.as 1' lfty-troe cents let' day
whla iothly the a4verage 1)ay3 waIs (1n(
41iollar and114 thirty-one cets, and14 this
4 ining in~ it 'oraitionis had been1 hioughit
Ilhoui wiitot any13 lahor organtizations,
oir xtikl:s, or' friction of anly kind. All
was that in 18 s0 liir centC or the
avera'1ge1 weaver's at. l'eler't wIer'e wVo
men01, whIiereas todaliy a little over1 20
1per ((11 o(f thle weaivers5 at P~elzerI are
wom1 etn, and1( whlile thle :;izie orf the PoI
'/0r mllIs had been 1 in1creased SIn(Ce
18S.'9 Cromthir ty3- live thlouisand spin-'
dles to1 one hitndredoi and thIrty-live
tthouindta sintdle-, ther'e were' a less
numb1 ler'(I ottiales ac11tiually empilloyedl
ait thle IPel'ier ntillIs today3' tan there'
The teorot (If this 1mil1 owner t'Is In
I ere t ing n1)1otily as fac(ts andi fgur'es
showIng pr'ogi'ess already made, bit
eveni mtote imp tortant. as 11nd1ienti ng a
gronii inig dlesireo on the par't of mIll
man11)agemeniclt s to take thle 14ubtIlic as
welCl as11 Clir emptl loyeesj in1(t lhir con1
1tidene' and11 thuis tiaving I le wily f'or
vehedin thle turel1'. As sa411 id s
oral w xk.; ago, we thInk thIs plihcy
r * ' l vilhI ltha (f ani organ.'i1ed(
effort of ealployers to raise. tl(
standards of the textile industry M4 the
best way to insure harmonious rela.
tions between employer and employee
and to prevent labor troubles.
+ SOCIETY. +
The followintg announ1ceiet, takel
from t11( Leland (Fla.) Daily News
will be oy interest here, where Mr
.achien lives and enjoys a wid<
friendship. Miss NVilson visited herc
last summer and is pleasantly remiteil
bered by all who came In contact witi
"Nilr. and Mrs. S. 11. Wilson announes
the engagmeinnt and approaching ma
riage of their daughter, 'Myra Meddie
to Mr. Imrnest William Machen of Lau
re's, South Carolina, the cereolloln.
to be performed on Wednesday, De
vomber twenty-iith, nineteenu hun
dred and fifteon."
Interest in society eircles this cv
ciig will he eon t.ered in the wcdl.I
cereml')ony to be perfoI'rm d(I alt tle Firs
Presbyterian church by Rev. 0. P
Ralliin', when Miss Narlerie Sit)np
son), dalighter' of Mr. n11)( Mrs. P. A
S4inipsoni. will bo married lo Dr. Jolt
Sp(Iener N AloganI of l'non h T lIn
cIirch Is tod.y biig y:alfali
decorated for the occasion, ad ith
veddhig is expect'd to bIe a most beau.)
tiful one. An elegaint course dinne
was t~endercd the weddinlg party lasi
evnin)Ig by Ni'. and Irs. Jaine) Dunk
lin Watts at their home onl West Mair
(eld er-Satnford 4.
The handsome colon ial home of ir
atid Mrs. P. P). NIliter, on West \lair
s:treet, wI never more attractiv'
than on last Tlesday evening, when
their sister, Miss NI arjorie Geldor, be
calnie the bride of Hugh Adams San
ford, of Chatt falooea, Tenn. The draw.
i ng roomn, wheore tie cItooeemony was
peroriled. was lovely inl decoratlli
of greenl aid white. Staltly while col
ott) ns ot Iwin1ed with ivy were plaet
(n both side o! the improvised altar
while stalely palms added lo the beIau
ty of the bac-kgrouml1l.
.,s beforetecrmn he
i -v Io' I li1v ( VC.'111011V II troc
lovely Stlections wore rend()ilrod hy
Miss Ilournoy Iill, of Greei ille, wh<
Stin "iOeaulse", .\ls Christineo Fra
zior, of Ninety Fix, who saitg "I Lov(
You Trlly" atnd .Mrs. 11. K. Ailken
who siig ".iy Heart is Singing." AI
oight o'clock Mrs. N. 11. Dial souluec
the weddiig marhel froi Lohengrir
and Ihe bridal march began. The
groom entered first with Ihi best man
Mr. John Sanford, of Chattanooga
Then two fairy-like little girls, Fan
ne Dodson Dial aid .lai lilolnme
Davis, made a cordon of ribbotm
which served as a passageway througl
whtich the bride and her attendan
passed. The dlatme or honor, Nits. Ed.
wyard Periin Minter, sister or th<
br'ide, enltered tiext. She was clad Ii
an e(Xcuisite gown of' p1)nk'chiffoni an<(
catrried ani airmful of white r'oses an<
fet'ns. F'ollowing heri catme the love,
ly little ring bearer, Dorothy Dial
withI the r'ing itnbedded in the hear'
or a snowy chr tysatnthetumi. On th<
at'm) of' her'rat her came the fa'i oun
bride. Shte was thle qu ieeni of lovel i
niess in a gown of' shimmerioiing wh'ilt
satin, eut anklo length, with a sweep
itng courot train. A IilImy futlle vol
tell itn sort folds from)) a 'ircle't.
snowy W or iange blossoms. 5 She - wor<
the) groomtt thfie 1imiprovhwd( alt a r, Ih
beau tiful ocene( was ttadeo im pressivI
by t ho wotrds of' the' olli(iating moinis
I i'st l'treshyieianit church,
a hbhal1 reception w"as11 eted th<)
tion ball dooir wer'e Dri. atnd N\t's. II
NI\irs. I. L. .lne conducted)h 141( the guest:
thte tollowing: Mr'. and NMrs, Williatn
Ge;lder, of Now Yortk; NIri. and \~lNIt
Il ugh Sanf or'd, or Chtattanooga; MI
and NIrs. l'e rri n NIintot'; NIiss NIa r:
Sanfrord(, or Mlocksvihle, N. C.; Mrs
EthteIwyn Gelder, or Nevada; NMrs. .I
E, Minteri,- or Sedalia; NIIss F'lourn'io:
Hill1, of Greeniville; Messrs Riober
T'aucetteo and T1. F. Sanford, or Chat
tantooga; R1ev. and Mrs. C. F. Rlankin
Assistitng also it the parhor' weri
Mr.' and MIrs. N. 13. Dilal antd MIr. an<
Mrts. S. M. Wilkes. Leading the wva:
to the dilning troom wore NMr. and Mrs
.fohnt A. I licks, Mr. and Mt's. Jlas. F
I Jatney, MIiss Mary SItmpsoin and~ MIsm
WiI LOU Gray. Itn thIs i'oom the~ dec
ortions011 were beautifuol, a pintk am
witet ('ol4)r schem bet)0ia'ng eattried out
1n everty clot al. At thle Ilargo ro4)ttir
tabhIe (in wvhichl w as placed thle bridle'
enkeo, sat Mrts. J1. II. 'Teengue a tlnd Mis
I tosie TIoddc cultting the e ream aml
*0ro, Mr.nd tr!)(fn 4
and Mrs. r. and ri
W. E. Meng, Mrs. Pierce Caine, Miss
Julia Irby ,and Dr. Teague. The
guests were served by Misses Helen
Sullivan, Donie Counts and Rebecca
Dial. In the gift room coffee was
served by Misses Kittle Richards and
Christine Frazier and Messrs R. Coke
Gray, It. A. Babb and Allie Lee. In
this room Mr. and Mrs. It. F. FJ'lming
and Ir. and Ales. A. C. Todd and Mrs.
-John Y. Gallington mingled with the
guemsts. Conspicuous amiong the many
handsome gifts was the chest of sil
ver f: on the bride's parents and tle
silver coffee and tea service, gifts of
the grootn's parents.
In the libraly was the bride's regis
ter, presided over by MIisses Mary
Todd and Annie Simpson and AIr.
Charles 'Simpson. In this room the
guests Were received by Ir. and Airs.
.1. D. Watts, Mr. and MIrs. H. E. Uabb
and )r. and Mrs. . 1-. Dial.
Later in the evening the bride
donned her traveling suit of African
brown clifflon broadcloth with acces
soites to match and she and the groom
motored to Greeniville aid from there
left for anl extenlded tipl) to California
and other points west.
At Youigs School.
All are ilvited to coie and enjloy
the hot supper at Youngs school,
- wv by tw Ittural School 111prove
Imnllt associaton, Friday evening, 000.
d I, iL iin '.g a1t o'elock.
L.osI-Wlite, liver-spotled (log, When
Ias.t. seen was dragging a cow chain.
Notify m1e and receive reward. Zeb
Vance, Owings, S. C. 19-it-pd
For Rent---live room dwelling with
g:aIrden and pastire on Academy
street. Write or apply to N. 13. I)ial,
For Slle----I of grade pigs 7 weeks
old, $.00 and $::.5O each. W. 11. Clink
:cales, Liauirens ltoute .1. 19-2t
For siale--Finest in ilhode Island
Rled hens and l1ttlets. 75c to $3.00
v.)ch. \\. H1. C11i setties, Isauronils, S.
C., I Z. P. I ). 1. 19-21
For Snh. -'lesirale farm 51 1--3
acrEs, new ottage and outhildinigs, oil
(Iubhli, road and It. P. 1). Near good
s(61o0l and (1chur1-0h. Al raclive prive
fmr qui1Lk al.W. 1H. Ciinkscales.
: r n ,S. C., It. P0. l.I , 1 .2
ofice. -Sitray~id or stolei from my
plaev Thtrsda\ night, Nov. 2.~th la-st,
I hay mark. ml1111. I dark liol.-(e c-.()
orod mal)' 111111v with a knot on1 right
siloir'lw hiere 'ollar works. Ally in
fornlio 1n11 for lheir r'ecovery will .be
Sd ' for. W. V'. Medlock, Follnltaill
1.1m , lit. 1. 19 - It- 1d
For Sale -- 29 1 acres of line fa rim land
aboult five miles west. of lsairens. \\'ill
sll either as a Whole or in tracts to
still. pu1rchiasers. . Mis. .1\atim C.
Knight, Laulrens, S. C. 18-5t-pd
For S-Ale-Several imuile foi sale
cheap. See us at once. Gray and
IEasterby, iaur'ens. 18-tf
.1lagizIes-Wanted your remittance
for the Columbia State. Also youi
subscriptions for next year's inaga.
zines. American lagazine or Wo
m lan's Companion twvo years foir $2; or
both one year' for $2.- D. .\. Norwood,
Peas Wtanted---Would like to buy
100 bushels of cow peas. WV. 13.
Knight, Laurens, S. C. 17-tf
Waring--All I)ersons1 ar'e hereby
p)ositively forbidden und(er' penatlty of
the law to hunt, fishi or in any ot her
manner Lrespass on our lprop~erty.
.Josie ii. Cannon, M\ary C. Knight,
M\artha C. Knight. 17-it1
Farims fui' Sale---1- have for sale sev
eral Iarige and smll fitrms In 1Laurensl
and1( adin(Ji ng (couties. Iteasonialle
erms~l. See mie atl onIce if' intei'ested.
C. W. .\leravy, Hteal IEstate and In
si3ranice, I atuirenus, 8. ('. 1 t-st -ydl
Lost or .ilsplaced- ..\n old( gold
broo(c(h. lle war d itf~ reued to me.
\les..\lar li.Itall Con erse, -. t
Forl ltd'nt - -TI'wo)0,1111 comneat ill (f
li3(s. W\atert, light and stea3m heat in
eluded.3 A pply to lilurens Nat. lI:tnk.
corinil ('31143n lani itilun -We' arel'
s ubdiv uiin a live Ithousand acre cot
3)34od at'r, heal thful locallon11. Watlt
Ihulst ling stmalil farmer to bu lly iat very
IbalIanee asy. Or wvill iontI for 19It6
w.'ith IpriviIe'geof bu'yin311g. WieI jusit
whlat 3033 watl firs let ter'. Addri'ssc
I'. 0. 1 lox 497, AtIanta h, Gat. I i-31 -pd
'T il fI EitS .11E 'ETI SAi'T~ l)A. V.
TFrustee'ds AlIso (3) 31eet itn( i'rald
TJhie Laurens11 Coilnty3 Tieaichers'' Asso
cilation will meedt at 10:30 o'clock onl
next Saturd'(ay mor'ning in Ithe Lau
lowinug Is the progr'ammie for' tis
Schtool La ws", by Sulpt. A. C. Daniel;
''A County Sechool IFairt Ilulleltin"', bly
SupI. J, II. Sullivan;
Folty-fIve inuhltes will be given to
a dilscussion of NIgt Schools, bly the
At eleve1(n (1'cliock Saltur daiy in llinhg
Ithe school trutstee ('o(f tile countliy will
iieetI in 10011om inumeri 9 .of' thle griaded
At fout, Pieuasan tt.
Th'lere wvillibe aln 0orator 31un'one~ ,ki..
Dee. 10th by the ladles of the irob.
Proceeds will go for -benevolent pur
poses. Oysters will be'served both in
stew and fry. There will be otheS
amusement for th'e young folks. All
are asked to come and enjoy the ev
MANY SALES NEXI 3ONIAY.
November Salesday ivill Doubtless
Attract Usual Large Number of Peo.
Next Monday being the usual legal
salesday for December, the uost 1im
portant legal salesday in the year, it
is expected that a large number. of
people Will be in the city in attend
anice. Much property is advertised
for sale by the county olicers and by
private parties. The list of sitles ad
vertised in the county papers is as fol
Clerk of Court.
Bank of Gray Court vs D. 1). Stod
dard et al, threo tracts of land, in
citding home 'place, in ials town
Lanfiord and Castlebury vs Wlhitak
er, 152 acres of land In Youngs town
Union Central Life Ins. Co. vs Wade
11. Culberlson, four tracts of land in
Waterloo township, aggregating about
In tle settlement. of the Dr. .John
A. liarksdale estate, about 175 acres
near tle city of Laurens. This pro
wrty will first be sold in sinall tracts
and lien in a body andl the bidl most
advantageous to the interested par
ties will be accepted. The plats are
now on file In the clerk of court's of
fice for iispection;
Columbia aSrvings Bank and Trust.
o., v's I. 1i. Counts et al, the Counts
proierty, consisting of a handsome
residence, outhouses and about 1 1-2
acres of land on West Main street,
llellams vs Poole, about 100 acres
in the Shiloli section of the county;
Simpson Vs Wilcutt, one lot in town
of' Cross 11111.
Mrs. M. G. MeI)anlel vs N. C. Mar
fIn, about 70 acres near Madden sta
S. G. I Inglies vs L. A. Stcidhenson,
traet. of land containiing -a bout 53
Iacres on liabun creek;
Al. S. hailey 4 Sons, Vs Mrs. Nanntuie
Melaainit, lot and six room dwelling
onl South iarper street;
.1. N. Cutdd is Butler Owings, lot
anid tiee roomil dwelliig on Silver
st reet in city of Laurens.
''he following sales have been ad
vtised by Ilhe sheriff: %
Norwood National Batik vs J. It. An
derson, sevent tracts of land With
buildings thercon, containing 85, 11.1,
178, 1-1, 150, 01 --nd 1.1 3-- acres re
spectively, lying largely in Waterloo
Mrs. C. M. (ibboi vs Jno. L. Finley,
70 acres near Maddens;
Laurens Trust.Co. vs M'. 13. Temple
toil, 1 1-2 acres near Watts 'Mill; .
Peoplei Loan & Exchange Bank vs.
iarrison llunter', three tracts of land
in the coutrtty and1( a lot in the city of
A. II. Setzlet' vs Annie 10. King, 92
acr'es otn Lek creek.
T[he .Jutdge of Probate will sell in
the followinig case:
0. P. Gloodwin vs \V. P. Cutnninghamn,
settleentt of estate of 10. Y..Cunnting
htani, 88 acres in Scu lletown't towntship,
neat' the 11. 13. ll and ofther lanids.
Prit ate Stale.
.Johun ii all Camiplbel, I10xecit Ior of
.\i's. Sale M. ilollway, will sell 110
acries situnated neari Mlotv 'ill e.
J1. 1L. Siteriard(. t rusteec, in thle enase of
.\oinroe hI tnkIng anil Met'anitile Comi
Patty, bi'anki'upf, will s('ll (t; acres otn
wsu siof lieedyiverIitt abiouit two
'inile's belotw 'it Tumbling Shoals.
(('omtpltaint Sort ed)
Sitte of South 4('ai'olinii,
E'Eiiuy oft 'turens,
C'Ol'ltTi 01.1 CO.\M\ON Pl'blAS
Thte C'ommiter'cial Jatnk, 1' l antIff',
1). .\l. -anditeris anad J. S. Cia ig, Defenid
T'o thle D~eftndantts .Abhove. Na med:
Yout arme liereby sumtimonetdi andi re
qlired to antswet' the coinpla11itt tIn thtis
action of wvhtich a copty is hterewith
ser'ved uploni you, anid to serve a copy
oif youi' aniswet' to said comptilaint on
thte sub lscribler's at t heitr otlce at Lau
rens, South (Carolina, /within t wetnty
dlays afft'r tIe seriec hereof, exclu
sive of thle da~y bf such ser'vice; and if
you fall to anuwer' th coumplaint with
in the timtie afor'es, d, thle Plainatiff,
ini this ad lou \vill i>ply ft) the Coit
for the relief dgmiua lded int the comn
Sinmpson, (Coper & Babib,
D~ated JTan. 27th, 19i3.
TIo tile absent D~efenudatnt, D). M. Sant
You will pliease take not Ice that tile
Summlitons. and Complait in the ab~ove
statedl actin was filled ini the ofhice of
thue (ck of Cour't of Commiton tPleas
for ILaurens County, Rutht Car'ollna,
ont thie 29thl day of .1 anary, 19 I3, andt
is tnowi on file thein.(' i
Sutmpsotn, Cooperi & Btabb,
Plaintiff At totrnm.'
No Aur nf
FRoM THuE COUNTY
(Continued from Page One.)
talied at a (linner party quite a num
b;er of friends and relatives Thanksgiv
lig. It was a great pleasure tollus to
be one of the chosen.
M .rs. CAm. Rohertson visited rela
th-e.i In Anderson last wee':, and had
as Is characteristic of her optimistlc
nature, a good timo.
Aliss Carrie C. Fowler Spent
Thanksgiving with liomefolks.
It Is the desire of Warrior Creek
church for all the members to conie
the second Sabbath at ten o'clock, to
call a preacher.
Itv. Mr. O'Kelly's sermons, Satur
day aid Salhath, at Warrior Creek
U. S. Woolen Mi
Friday .and Saturday,
4th, with a beautiful
showinig all the latest
During our two
will'give absolutely f;
double texture Rain I
or overcoat order.
Opening will be
Pool Room, next doo
A Magnificent Cast.-->
Direction of the Will1 E.
were as vood as the best, and were
highly cnjoyed by a largo congrega
tion. The one on "Prayer" especially
good, and soul-stirring.
Mr. W. W. Yeargin was in Green
ville Thanksgiving to see ti .ganie
between Wofford and Furman, and is
quite eiithsulastle over football. But
he did not go to see Furman win.
We are indebted to so many of our
good neighbors for kindnesess shown
us every day we live, it is' mighty
easy for one, who is feeble to feel
neglected, all these years my neigh
bors have been all I could ask. May
God gless them all.
lrs. Toy Drunimnond and children,
visited relatives here Sabbath.
Miss Pauline Owens Is In Greenvilo
on a visit to relatives,
Us Co. will be here
December 3rd and
line of Fall Woolens,
fabrics and designs.
days stay here we
m".e a Ladies or Gents
Coat with every suit
held in B. B. Hill's
r to Powe Drug Co.
s,~ S. C.
7r, Dec. 8th.
A Scenic Production
Dramatized from John Fox's
Novel of the same name with
MISS EILY O'CONNOR AS JUNE
i Mammoth Production
Cuihane Amusement Co.
,75c, and $1.00
Peoples Drug Co.