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ANNUAL 'COUNTY FAIR
FUIIAY, .APliL 14li'
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d--Three-legged race for boys und'"
4 ft. 10 Inches high.
Awarding of blue ribbons; oath of
allegiance to the United States flag
Graded School Campus.
Picnic dinner on campus.
Spring meeting of Trustees' Asso
ciation.-G raded school auditorium.
igh School Athletic Meet-James
Todd, Charles Simpson, Alison Lee;
Edwin Lucas, ollicial scorer.
10 O'clock to 4 O'clock
Viewing Exhibits in Court House.
8:30 O'clock P. M.
liigh School Oratorical Contest
Graded school auditorium.
DOWN ON VILL.1
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which he has sought refuge.
Swamp Ilown on Bahntdils.
The scene of Col. I)odd's Victory is
a broad vailley lying at tile head of
the Santa Maria river. Villa was he
lieved to be heading toward Santa
Ysabel when the troopers of tile
l'nited States swept down from the
north upon his camp. It was at San
ta Ysabel that \'illa killed IS Amer
lean mining inca.
.fromt the ineagre detail i which
have reached here. Col. )odd's men
itI' their way unnoticed through
the deep gllei's whll ich split the f~oot
hills in all diree ioni. and w 'r aI
most in ihe cain b o ilwiii t la rLi ntti
V illa i . t
sinl l t 11,1: iti. n ilti , -
the era '1 ;' 12, \:mr b- a": \~lil.% lir"
\hile '..r of i:.. bandits ate known
to have been killed, it is said the
nutmiibet' tiay ax'e beeni cotsidera bly
larget'. Noflig is yet known as to
the ulier of houided, although it
is resu .nably in rop oti to the
Ills Last titr.se.
The last o t'age aendited to ia
took plac'e at Minacai, a town' abhonut
ten miles southeast of Guereto oh
the Mexo & Ohae ti taioad. ie ry
the Mexabs ane preportned to have
mu'dede. Ifei'tat Ill anketihr'4, a
mine otast , a 1g ce ite t' Vil
eigteas. t .\is teaed I hat iao twi
thk xie w a x' ict i s aoteA tou rica s.
It i s no t fearie t hat t Vil he at till'
(lt~'it'e i ll ' tl' I t l ar k\ vn hi wa
thae ht'll i ir et'a \I.ie;l e'tly.
It is~ n ti 11''ain iu \'i l himself
01o(ok l~ ii i '--n;a ,-:
thoughi .:nIn' a :i 'Ii .iiI h::t d l ' a
hav 1 i1 li' - i it i11:I iii it frn .\l i in l
the S an < e l~an::: n it Iaon ; ve t' hl
ti.e 1'1 t ill) x.: j in os wha yo e I a k
Ianlthe t' 10110n know its will ('
.Boll's l'itieill1-I oiy.Ol.2ea
J. lC. It nt' - & I (.<>r the tillW itoie i igi
flac ne \'l l lltiimh.d lon (;ullrr.ero,
wh re he1h mbfrdll 13'.ar
Tanz 11r1w. s e tlie ti 'l .\fer ti
-atte on' th'il ofanii Geronluo raInch
the A)merican tilohIIliv releastidat largie
part e oIf lii n. Iit('arrat llit le' which
they honit lichti't ffas holing.1(1I h
t pisan iroablethag ithws the gs
totilerr(er t)I issati re t at o \'food \I'hs
conxeiomnt n ll.:l Prel~ve ;uy ain
'he rder isalts OtarIn-ain eety
'who.hla.aynain h ie
('JiARLES A. SMI'1I
Well Known South CarollinInn )Iles
in Baltitore. Served as (overnor.
Timtnonsville, larch 31.-Charles
A. Smith, former governor of South
Carolina, died at a hospital in Balti
more tonight at 9 o'clock. Mr. Smith
had been ill for some time and sov
oral weeks ago was taken to the hos
pital. Ills condition was known to be
serious and his wife, two sons and a
daughter were with him when the
The funeral services will be held in
Timinonsville probably on Sunday. '.
Ray Smith, his son, left tonight for
.ir. Smith is survived by his wife,
who before marriage was Miss Fanny
L. Byrd, three daughters, five sons,
two brothers and one sister.
Charles A. Simth was governor of
South Carolina from January 14 to
January 19, 1915. He became gov
ernor on the resignation of the In
cumbent and served until the inaugn
ration of Illchard 1. Manning. lle was
lienteInant governor for nearly four
years and was a candidate for the
Democratic nominal tion for governor
in the primary of 191.1. lie was an
influential member of the lower house
of the general assenbly before be
ing elected lieutenant governor. He is
renenbered for his unrelenting light
in the general assetbly in behalf of
Mr. Smith was active in the cause
of edtcation and devoted ils Imeans
and talent to the work, serving as
presilent of the board of trustees of
1"tritan university, a nienmber of the
hoard of Irustees of the Greenville
IlIe was a uletltit'r of the 14aptist
('hur'c'h an1d for years Wa8 active in
the work of' I he elhurct, actling as
p'r id n't 1 f the hik;t it Slate ('01n
vention, vice '(presidcoll of the Southern
lla Ii v'et 44ntio t aIntl un 11 d ratot orf
ilm '4 \\ 4.,h NI c(' I14ta1 ii t. I a jm . ti i.
\. SIntilt, wat' ; l''n In
lief ilrd <outniy. Nothl ('arolina, on
JIl aua y i. 1 :1. Ilis father,. .losop1h
S iith. \\ as a f~iar :' \1 uhose ainc'estors
Were Northl Carou~lna. peoilie. Ptorn
oil his f'ather's tarot, !m ;titended the
c'ountry sc'hools n1ear his hoiue.
'Through family friends he was able
to horrow the money to defray his
college expenses and l' was gradu
ated froni Wke iForest college in
15S2. lie nccepted at position as
teacher at Timntons ; ille in 1 8S3. On
lanuary :, 188-1, he was married to
Miss Fanny L. Byrd.
Mr. Smith was actively connected
with many business interests. Ile was
president. of the Citizens' bank and the
Charles A. Smith company of Tim
mtonsville and connected with the
SmithA\\iililams company of Lake
city and other interests in this and
le was elect eI mayor of 1ilm11ns
Ville in lIn;I.--The State.
Tihe Water Suppl.
1itor h' i Adve ts1r:
44I d ire It 2 14 i a tt ntion4 t Im sou 1-1
.\f, U ateri t'." 111y1. I on4 noil4 eri 11i'i>en
hg' thdt |:!11 jugiieielyi ('144] Ii ja '44j 114'
s l 1141. ('il edo iIlts int this regard. (4
My:4 1r44 r44111h' 1111 f t4'' 4he lar aphy is
thl a 4 h rei.; roti s twgrio111 settlemet
a1, 54(1d toz darlwyt chool. w'(ith .sawnr
station~. .I calldt matter 1 at haet
14le ar w111 44t ell' s , with 11 thi ar
n it' 4414' wto 'llu~e lo b' a Iveryn dtaty1
Itpt.4 . A44 a4iit ilatl ofI fa11ct141, 14 have5
.nther41 br1n4h or41 arsek jset ityand
Wcothd Inc aid fal' h ialh'i (4xpenseandi
the(14 water' conv44*eed ty gravily 11o the
h itsttion liouh awa he loed ho "'amh
mak (ingites e su gstoslu.l o
good of the t own. s I eei , an
woul be' ,hi4llforite ord of ilea h
''id ito tC sther cstme s t lk in toe
1)1ue s~ti ight away efor hotln coath
be41gu 1tonsiered' when buyin IJ' ough '~'
(4ri44 withI mo44ters of' younig ('hib10ie
('ltiC, 11114 inay, bE' givEn1,to a 'hi lid a4s
('441 d 1 t4 y a1s13 to ani 141 dult.11 It IS plea's4
an11 to take.W 1440, whnith is of great imi
dy3 Is miiost ('ffe'tualtin rel (1iev,'I ng
co411ggs cold an i ld c rouip. Obtai11nable
,I'se an Alaska F'reeze-it's the best,
all sizes In stock,
8. M. & E. II. W1L4FSt & Co.
Laurens County Leads in School Im
Leads in Giving Best Values in .Every
thing to wear for Teachers,
Pupils and Patrons!
All of the citizens of Laurens county rejoice in the
great stride the schools have made in the last few years
and hope that the future may see even greater progress.
This is a day of Progress, our business is larger today than ever
before, and increasing all the time. "Preparedness" is the issue of the
day. We ate prepared to meet the increased business with the largest
and best selected stock we have ever had. Every department from the
Bargain Basement to the Third Story is complete with the best things in
reliable gcods that the market affords. All goods are much higher and
yet we are selling many lines as cheap as ever sold.
Get Ready for the School Fair, Friday, April 14th.
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. For the Girls !
I jj ~~ , ~ th Gils! l'et~'gils ~d~vil ~'iit For the Boys !
It is a heantiful sight to see the hundreds of pretty girls
in the parade. We have all the necessary fixings to get them " ; boy to look his best in the parade.
ready. Get one of our nohh} Knieket boekei' Suits, iii blue ser
MI iddy liouses inl great, assortment .... .... ....50 and $1.00 ot' (olo1s, great N-aluos at . ... ..3.00, 5.00 and up
Dainty White Dress Goods at .... .... .... .10, .15 and .25
White Slippers .... .... ..... .... .... .. 1.00 and 1.50 ly's Odd llitR ..... .....0, 1.00 all( 1.50
Patent Leather Slippers .... ........ . . 1.00, 1.50 and 2.00 5 Slipper8.... ................1.50, 2.00 and 3.00
Dull Leather Sl' ippers .... .......... ..1.00. 1.50 and 2.00 (','Ps and St raw Hats ... ... .50 and 1.00
Waists.... .... .... .... .... .... .... .50, .75 and 1.00 1'nion Suits, Cot' b(A s............50
Silk Waists ........ .... .... .... .... ..2.50 and 3.50 lis.................................25 and .50
Sirts............................3.50. 5.00'1an0.50 ltIts ............ .... .......... ...... .25 and .50
Wash Skirs................ ............1.00 ad 1.P .............. . .... .... ... ..5 15 a .5
Hoy's~~~ Slppr ..10 .. ....... ..1520 and 3.00
...........................................25 C1 .50 S i St In....ta I... ....... . ...... ....25,..50 and 1.00
For the Teachers and Patrons! .
ti Iin: ('1 't Ilits a "iall pri'l- 10.00. 15.00 and 19.98 Nv- -st ti-; in ..-. we.i. .... ........ ...... .25 and .50
Ws hn1r S irts i- ... .... It .. . .. . .. . . .. . ..1 0 and 1hi 1~i h .50 0 ,6 111 1.... l . . . .. .... .... ... . . .10 1 and .25
3.00, 3.50 ... .... .... .... .... .... .......5..4.00 i .... .... .. . .si.. ..... ..... .... ......75 nd 1.00
We want your trade. Make our store your shopping place. Polite,
courteous sales-ladies and sales-men always glad to show you.
75 Head Duroc-Jersey Hogs
Laurens, S. C., Saturday,' April 8th, 10 o'clock
Consisting of Registered and Pure Bred Sows, Gilts and Boars.
Giuts and Sows mostly all bred to registered boars. These hogs are
from Tennessee. They are the finest lot of breeding hogs ever shipped
from any section. Sale rain or shine; no by-bids or reserve.
R. K. MORRIS, Laurens, S. C.