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* JONES NEWS.
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Jones. 'Dec. 20.-Mr. Mansel Owings,
- of Laurens recently delivered a splen
did Sunday school address here.
- Those in need of lumber will find iH
to their interest to call upon Mr. Wal
ter Jones Manley.
- Messrs F. B. Boland and W. S.
Knight represented Brewerton and
Ware Shoals Lodges in the Grand
Lodge meeting in Charleston.
Miss Lolita Reeves won the prize
In a recent "spelling bee' at Ware
Mr. Jas. Carlisle shredded a fine lot
of corn for Mr. John W. Gambrell.
Mr. G. B. Riley attended the Bap
tist convention in Greenville.
. Mr. and Mrs. J'. H. Blackwell have
mnoved to Ekom, Laurens county. We
regret their departure for they were
splendid neighbors, and have always
been warm supporters of all progres
Dr. W. Townes Jones lost a valua
ble horse and will thank those indebt
ed to him to settle.
There will be a Christmas tree here
on next Monday, the 27th inst., at 2
o'clock p. i. Everybody is cordially
invited to attend.
There was a good roads meeting at
Ware Shoals on the 17th inst. Dr. W.
T. Jones presided and the meeting
was opened with prayer by Rev. J. M.
Dallas. J. F. MacEnroe, Rev. Hey
dock, J. C. Gambrell, W. C. Cobb, IRev.
J. M. Dallas, T. .1. Beacham, Ed Gaines
and others participated in the discus
sion of the plans suggested to build
better roads. IRev. .J. M. Dallas, T. .1.
Beacham, Rev. leydolck and Dr. W. T.
Jones vigorously opl)osed placing an
extra tax upon atuomobiles and in
sisted that if there was any legislation
upon the matter it should be referred
to the people for ratifleation or rejee
tion. lessrs J. C. Gamnbrell, Ied.
Gaines, H. L. Rasor, W. 1. Algary and
Dr. J. B. Workman were elected dele
gates to attend the G(ood Roads meet
ing in Greenwood on 1st Monday in
The dedicatory services of the Bap
tist church at Ware Shoals was held
yesterday. Rev. lleydock, the pastor
presided. Rev. J. T. Taylor delivered
the dedicatory prayer. Rev. John Men,
of Greenville, gave a brief sketch of
the efforts put forth in the crection of
the church and Dr. Derieux of Colui
bia, preached the dedicatory sermon.
We wlah the editors, printers, cor
respondents and readers of The Ad
vertiser, a happy Christmas and pros
V 11V S0 WEA h.
Eldiley Trouldes .lit ble sa ppina- Your11
'lfe .u11 . .unrns 'eople 1111%v
Lea rned 'Illis Fact.
Whenvl a he:1l:h1y 11;1n 1.! u )!(nb -
gins to run do\nVi whl aiin
caulse,heon wa. nn. pe
sed, slfer-s b: a h .in l h :. -
ziiness and wi):a -v: rders, \el
kidneys mia v Im t caa . TIe' ;Hi;:hI
est syli pt(il ofr kidiney trouIl, is toi,
serious to negleet. I oan's Kidney
Pills have (earnied ihwir 3:ame hy their
effectiveness in strengthning the' iid
neys and~ keepintg t hemn well. I 1(re is
Mrs. .\. A. Winn, 22l Itlurns1 Ave.,
L4ttIrens, says: "One of our1 tatiiily
was Itrouled.( by weak kidlneys andi
backcachie andb often had Ito ret up out3
0' bedl. Pains ini thle sial of I he lntek
cauised no ('nd( 01 sutffering, an tnlter
VOUS spells wVe re (connnon11. 1)izzv
headaches often'u (amte on1. .\tr these 105
:1 about t hree monthus. l)oan's Kidney
Pills wer (Pr ~oPedred at the I Saurtenis
Drug (Co. TIhe ti rst tew (loses gave re
lief, and one box' made(1 a complIetec
Price 50e. at all dealers. lion't
simply ask for a kidntey remtedy-get
D Ioan's Kidney Pills- 1he same that
Mris. Winni reconnnend(tilS. Post er-.\l il
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Wtrloo, D)ec. 20.-..\lisses Al innie
Winn and LulIa Mloore, stuidents of
Lander College, G reenwlood, are at
S home fotr the Chri istmtas holidays.
Mr. W. C. Wharton is speniding a few
dasi Greenville this weekl on busi
Mr. E. P. Walker andl famuily have
gone to A ppleton to spend1( thle hol3idIays
Prof. 0. l~. Lontg of the it. M. 1., of
Greenwood, arrivled Satur iday andl will
spend several (lays with hIs parents,
Mr. and Airs. (G. W. Img.
Mrs. Gary Y. Culhertson is at home
from a week's visit to relatives It
J. C. Smith, .Jtr., of WVofford Fitting
2School, will spend~ the holidays in Wa
terloo with hIs Parents.
Mr. and Mrs. ... Ilarris Whartot
spept Saturday in Laurtens.
Rev. B. W. Covington fllied his regu
lar applointment at the Mlethodial
ohurch hereo last Sunday, preaching at
*able sermon to a large congregatlot
Mr. L. D. Ihenderson of Spartanbutrg
t as here last week for several day:
* MADDEN NEWS. .
Madden, Dec. 20.-We are glad to
see the clear, cold days after the
warm, rainy spell, for several of us
had porkers to kill for the holidays
and the weather is now just right for
Mr. and Mrs. Simpson Bailey are on
a visit to her mother, Mrs. H. C. Cun
ningham and sister, Mrs. Thurman
Finlay. They have moved from Seda
lia to a farm of Mr. Tom Shaw's and
their many friends wish for them a
successful year in our midst.
Several moves have been made in
our immediate neighborhood.
Mr. Miller and family of Woodrow
Wilson section have moved to the
home vacated by Mr. Jim Cheek and
family, the latter have moved to Watts
Mr. G. W. Proffitt and family have
moved to the Miss Martin farm and
Mr. Chapman and family of Cross
11111 will move to the farm known as
Boyd's Cross Roads. We welcome all
these good people and hope they will
soon feel at home in our midst.
We are expecting several more new
neighbors in our midst. Mr. Ed Bolt
is to move to the old Teague place,
now owned by J. S. Machen. We are
mighty glad to see white people m1ov
ing to this farm that for two or three
years has been turned over to negroes.
The holidays are bringing home
those who have gone from us. Miss
Juanita Martin who has been travel
ing for the past two years in Ohio and
Kentucky arrived Saturday to spend
fhe holidays with homefolks.
Mlr. P. H. Martin, guard in the Fed
eral prison, Atlanta, came in Sunday.
Mr. Erastus Mladden who is taking a
business course in Atlanta is home
Messrs John Moore Hudgens and
Ryan Martin of Piedmont College are
expected in the 23rd. Cadets Wofford
and Brown, of Clemson will arrive on
the 22nd. Miss Kate Wofford of Win
throp will also come on the 23rd and
Miss Azile Wofford of Luray will be
here the 24th.
-Friday was observed by teachers,
pupils and a few of the patrons as
"Clean-Up Day" at New Prospect
school. I wasn't there but things they
tell me are "ship-shape" now.
The friends of Mrs. J. R. Finley will
I glad to know that her face is now
thought to be healing rapidly.
Miss Susie Langstonm went down in
the Holly Grove section to attend the
silver wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Blake
ly, on December 18th.
Mr. and Mrs. Alima Bel of ains
hol'o, Ga., arrived Sunday for a visit
to her mother, Mr:s. lay C. Madden.
lies1 wih (xp'ience a feeling of
nervus~as, ehausionand painfull
liraiv vclre of HNR. SIA.\l.\l xS
;'( !'.\\V \'IN E \\I i t i.-C t o a '
t) Over m i lh, e ut il d l of irr .
lar w'i.he rt a ptai and w\okl
n1 due lo the .0ilnients; to whlich the
pert lot tle. 8iold by alt tggist4s.
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*IRAHUlN NEIWS, *1
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lHabun , D ee. 20.-Miss AllIie Babb)
.\lrs. lilbecca Owens spent Tuesday
with her (sistert, .lrs. Ittil Wood\~n~s of
Af.and Mtrs. H(elton Owens or Gray
Conrt, v'isited at. Mr. TI. 1". Habb's
Mr1t. lotst on Ba bb, after being ini
talit imtotre for~ several weeks ret urnedi'
.Miiss Eitdna Owens visiledl Miss Mar
gte Iihler (If Gr eeni Pond~ sect Ion
.tr. W. 1). Owetns and tmothier were
thle vilsi trs of Mtr. Ti. I". hiahb andi fatm
Miss Edna Owens hadl as hetr week
endl guest Miss .lenovee iiabb or 10detn.
Mr. and Mr's. Will Ilol t and dlaugh
ter Cora, spett Sunday withi Mr. and
Mrs. I latley Abercrotmble.
Mr.) and~ Mrs). Sttithi .\buariin) dined at
Mt. TI. 1F. Iabb's Su nday.
Mr andl Mrs. D). M. Iloolder~ of Green
P'ond, M\essrs Solotnon -Mahaffey andl
iloar'die Owens of Edetn were tihe visi
tors of Mrs. Rt. A. Owenis Sutnday.
Wishing the edlitor' and corresp~lond
onts a Merry Christmtas and Happy
FINAL SETTL'iEMlE Ni.
Tiake notice that on tihe * .th day of
.ianunary, 11( i, I willi renider a ihtnal
alccount of tty acts and~ dloings as Ad
miniistrator of the estate of Berry
Jarrett dfece)asedi, in the office' of the
,ugofProbate of Lautrens county,
at I t o'clock, a. mi., and1( on tile 5same
(lay will applly for a final dlischatrge
fr'om miy trusts as Admnilstratotr.
mentt on that date and all persons hav.
ig claitms agaitnst 55aid estate will
piresent Item on or before said1 (late,
udly provenx or be forever barr'ed.
J . A. Garrett.
Dec. 15, 1915.-1 mo.
To the many friends ai
of this the Home of GI
We wish you one
merry Christmas and a vE
and prosperous New Yeai
By your liberal patro
have made this the best
our business career and
May 1916 be a bi
better year for you and f
Clardy & Wi
The Home of Good Sh4
Pay up your old ac
Scounts and receive al
Suminum ware coupons
Here is your opportunity to get the
best of something for nothing. Pay
up your old account this - month,
and we will give you coupons in the
great Free Aluminum Ware offer
~ that we are now making. Call and
see the many beautiful and useful
I presents that you can get with these
coupons. Remember this only holds
good during Decemnber.
I With each ca h purchase we will also
give these codpons for the Aluminum
Ware. Buy from us and-get a beau
tiful present free as well as the choic
est groceries that can be bought.
Everything for the Christmas Table
Fruits, Nuts, Candies, Pickles and other
Get our prices first
Cash. Grocery Store
and all a
it is very
Notice is lereby given Ithat the an
inal meeting of the Joard of County
Co"M missioners for Laurens county
will be held at Laurens Court louse,
". C., on 'It 11rsday the (6th day of .an
tuary, A. 1). 1916. All persons holding
claims of any kind against the county,
not. previouisly filed, will file saile with
.1. 1). Mock, Clerk, on -or before the
ilrst day of .anuariy, 11 19(;, as req uired
21 --1t J1. D). MOCK, Clerk.
ASSESSOW'S NOTICE 1916.
The Auditor's oflice will be open
from the 1st of January to the 20th of
F'ebruary, 1915 to make returns of all
personal prioperty for taxation.
For the convenience of taxpayers
the Auditor or his deputy will attend
the following namned places to receive
returins for said year t~o wit:
Craigs Store, Scurnletown township,
Monday Jan. 17th, 9:30 a. mn. to 3 p. mn.
S. WV. D~ean, Jacks township, Mon
(lay, Jan. 17, 9 a. mn. to 4 1p. in.
Renno, Jacks towvnship, Monday, Jan.
17, 10 a. mn. to 3 p. mn.
Clinton, Hlunter township, Tuesday,
Jn.18, 10 a. in. to 3:30 p. mn.
Clinton mill, Hiunter~ township, Wed
nesday, Jlan. 19, 10 a. mn. to 2 p. in.
Lydia Mill, Hunter township, Thurs
day, Jan. 20, MO a. in. to 2 p. in.
Gloldiville, Hunter township, Friday,
Jan. 21, 9.30 a. mn. to 2:30 p. in.
Mountville, Hunter township, Mon
clay, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. mn. to 3:30 p. mn.
Cross 111l1, Cross 11111 townsipll
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 3:30
Waterloo, Waterloo townshi p, Mon
day, Jani. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 3:30 pi. mn.
Irvin L. Madden, Watorloo township
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 9:30 a. in. to 3 p. m.
Mt. Gallagher, Waterloo township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. mn. to 12:30
Jno. WV. Becks, Sullivan township,
Monday, Jlan. 17, 1:30 p. in. to 4 p. in.
J1. T. Pitts, Sullivan township, Tues
clay, Jan. 18, 9:30 a. in. to 12:30 p. in.
Princeton, Sullivan township, Tues
dlay, Jan. 18, 1:30 p. mn. to 4 p. mn.
Tumnbling Shoals, Sullivan townshIp,
Wednesday, Jan, 19, 9:30 a. mn. to 3:30
H. 13. Mahion's Store, Dials townshIp,
Monday, Jan. 17, 10 a. mn. to 1 p. mn.
iD. D). Harris, D'alo township, Mon
day, Jan. 17, 2 P. in. to 4:30 p. in.
V. A. White, Dials township, Tules.
day, Jan. 18, 0:30 a. mn. to 12:30 p. in.
Gray Court, Dials township, Tues
day, Jan. 18, 1:30 p. in. to 4:30 p. m.,
Stewart's Store, Youngs township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. mn. to 4:30
Cook's Store, Youngs township,
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 10 a. mn. to 3:30 p. mn.
Youngs Store, Youngs township,
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 10 a. mn. to 3:30
Pleasant Mound, Youngs 'township,
Thursday, Jan. 20, 10 a. in. to 3 p. mn.
' Lanford, Youngs township, Monday,
,Jan. 17, 9:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. in.
day, Jan. 18, :80 a. bto 2.p. m,
Please make note that the appoint
msints will be tlled Just as advertised
and to, please come out and make re
turns. One man usually makes the\
whole round and some may not under
stand the notice this time,-ts I have
divided up the terriiory in the sev
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 and 60 years on the 1st of Jan
uary except those who are incapable
of earning a support from being
Malimed or from other causes, are
deemed Polls, Confederate veterans
Also all male citizens between the
ages of 18 and 50 on the 1st day o1
January, 1917, are liable to a road tax
of $1.50 and are required to make
their return of same to the. Auditor
during the time above, specified and
shall pay to the County Treasurer at
!he same time other taxes. are paid in
lieu of working the road.
All taxpayers are required to give
township and number of school dis
trict; also state whether property is
situated in town or country. 1laeh lot,
tract or parcel of land must be en
After the 20th of February 50 per
cent penalty will be attached for fail
ure, to. make returns.
J. W. THOMPSON,
The Books of the County Treasurer
will be opened for the collection of
State, County and Commutation Road
Taxes for fiscal year, 1915, at the
Treasurer's office from Obtober 15th
to December 31st, 1916. After Decem
ber 31st one per cent will be added.
After January 31st, two per cent will
be added, and after February 28th.
seven per cent will, be added till the
15th day of March,- 1916, when the
books will be closed.
All persons owning property in
mnre than one Township are request
ed to call for receipts in each of the
several Townships in which the pro
perty is located. This is important,
as additional cost and penalty may be
All able-bodied male citizens be
tween the ages of 21 and 60 years of
ago are liable to pay a poll tax of
$1.00 except old soldiers, who are
exempt at 50 years of age. Commuta
tion Road Tax $1.50 In lieu of road,
The Tav Levy is as follows:
For S4ate purposes .. .. .. ..7 mills
For Constitutional School Tax 3 mills
Ordinary County Purposes 3% mills
For Interest on Railroad Bonds 1 mill
For Road and Bridge Bonds 4 mills
Total ..............18% mills
Special Schools-Laurens Township.
Laurens No. 11 .. .. .. .. ..7% mills
Trinity-Ridge No. 1 .........8 mills.
Maddens No. 2 ..........4 mills
Narnie No. 3.. ..........5 mills
Bailey No. 4 ............4 mills
Mills No. 5 ............2 mills
Oak Grove No. 6 ..........2 mills
Ora No. 12 ..............4 mills
Special 5chools---Youngs Township.
Youngs No. 3 ....... .. ... mills
Youngs No. 2 ..A.........4 mills
Youigs No. 41.. ........7% mills
Yo mgs No. 5............ mills
Vouuntain iln No. 311.... ..11. mills
lAiford No. 10 .. .... .. mills
Ora No. 12 ........ ..-... mills
Youngs No. I...... ..3... mills
Central No. 6 ............2 mills
Youngs No. 7 .. .......... mills
Specal School --ials Townslip.
Greein Pond Ni 1.. ......7 mills
Dials .No. 2 .. ........ ...% mills
Shiloh No. 3 .... .. ....... mills
GIray Courti-Owings No. 5 ..12%~ mills
Harksdale No. 6. .. .. .. ....5 mills
Dials Church No. 7 .. ......4.. mills
F'ountaln inn No. 311.. .. ...1 mills
Morna No. 8.. .. .........2 mills
Dials No. 4 .. ...........4 mills
Special Sel'ooa-Sull ivan Township
Mt. lBethel No. 2 .... .......3 mills
Prmincetoni No. 1 .... ...... .8 mills
Poplar Springs No. 3 .. .. ..4 mills
II ckory Tavern No. 17 . . s. . .8 mills~
Birewerton No. 7 .. .........4 mills
Sullivan Township IR R Bonds 3 mills
Merna No. 8 .... .........2 mills
Special Schools-Waterloo Township.
WVater'loo. No. 14 .. .... ...4 mills.
Mt. Glallagher No. 1 .. .... ... mills
Hethlehem No. 2 .... .......4 mills.
IEkom No. 3 .. .... .... ..4. mills.
Cetnerpoint No. 4 .........2 mills.
Oakville No. 6 .. .... .......4 mills,
Mt. Pleasant No. 6 ...... ..2.mills.
Mt. Olive No. 7 .. .........5 mills.
Special Schools-Cross Hill Township
Cross Pill No. 13 .. .......7 mina
Cross 11111 No. 1 .........2. mills.
Cross H1i11 No. 2 .........2 mills
Cross 11111 No. 4 .........2 mills.
Cross Hil1l No. 6 ...... ...4 millis.
Cross 11111 No. 6 .. .......3 mills.
Cross Hill No. 3 4.. .......2 mills;
Special Schools-Ilunter Townshiiy
Mountvillo No. 16 .........9 mIlls
Ilunter No. 2 .. .... .......4 mills
Huiter No. 3 .. ...........4 'milla.
Clinton No. 5 ............6 mnills>
Hunter~ No. 8 .... .........3 mills.
Wadsworth No. 4 .........2 mills.
Hunter No, 1 .. .... ....2 mills
Special Schools--.Jadks Township
Odells No. 6 .. .......... ..3 milla
llurricane No. 15 .........3 milla.
Shady GIrove No, 2 .. .. ;. , .3 mills.
Jacks No. 3 .... .........5 mills
Jacks N~o. 4 .. ,.. ......3 mills.
Special Schools, Scuffietown Township
Langston Chureh No. 83... .,.3, mills
Scufiletown No. 1 .... .....2 mnills.
I*nford No. 10 .... .......6% milils.
Ora No. 12.. ...........4mills
Scuffletown No. 2 .........4 mills.
Scuffietown No. 4 .........4 mills
Prompt attention will bo given
those who wish to pay their Taxes
through the mail by check, money or..
Persons sending in lists of names
to he taken off are requested to send
thoem early; and g-ive the Township of
each, as the Treasurer Is very busy
during the month of Decembor.
II.OSS D. YOUNG,