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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 October 16th
to December 31st, 1916. After Decem
her 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 C:ay of March, 1917, when the
books will be closed.
All persons owning property in
more 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
age 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 Tax Levy is as follows:
For State purposes ... . .. .6 mills
For Constitutional' School Tax 3 Laills
For County Purposes .. ....9 mills
Total .. .. .. .. .. ....18% mills
Special School-Laurens Township.
Laurens No. 11 .. .. ....8% mills
Trinity-Ridge -No. 1 . . .. ...8 mills
Maddens No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Narnie No. 3 .. .. .. .. .. ..5 mills
Bailey No. 4 ... .. .. .. ....4 mills
Mills No. 6 .. .. .. .. ....4 mills.
Oak Grove No. 6 .. ... .. ....2 mills
O ra No. 12'.. .. .. .. ....8 mills
Special Schools--Youngs Township.
Youngs No. 3 ... .. .. .. ...4. mills
Youngs No. 2 .. .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Youngs No. 4..........7% mills
Youngs No. 5 ........ .. ..4 mills
Fountain Inn No. 3B . . ....13 mills
Lanford No. 10 .. .. .. .. ..6% mills
Ora No. 12 ... .. .. .. .. .. ..8 mills
Youngs No. 1 . .. .. .. .. ..3 mills
Central No. 6 .. .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Youngs No. 7 .. ... .. .. .. .8 mills
Special Schools-Dials Township.
Green Pond No, 1 .. . . .. ..7 mills
Dials No. 2 . .. .. .. .. ....8% mills
Shiloh No. 3 .. .. .. ......4 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. 5 ..12% mills
Barksdale 'No. 6 ... .. .. ...5 mills
Dials Church No. 7 .. .. .. ..4 mills
Fountain Inn No. 3B .. .. ..13 mills
Merna No, 8 .. .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Dials No. 4 .. .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Special Schools-Sullivan Township.
Mt. Bethel No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..5 mills
Princeton No. 1 .. . .. ....8 mills
Poplar Springs No. 3 .. .. ..4 mills
Hickory Tavern No. 17 .. .. ..8 mills
Brewerton No. 7 ... .. ....4 mills
Sullivpn TownshipR. R. Bonds 3 mills
Merna No. 8 . . .. .. .. ..2 mills
Special Schools--Waterloo Township
Waterloo No. 14 .. .. .. ....4 mills
Mt. Gallagher No.'1 .. .. .. ..6 mills
Bethlehem No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Ekom No. 3... .. .. .. ..4 mills
Centerpoint No. 4 .. .. .. ..4 mills
Oakville Nn. 5 .. .. .. ...1. mills
Alt. Pleasa .t No. 6 .. .. .. ..2mills
Mt. Olive No. 7 .. .. .. ..8 mills
Special Schools-Cross Hill Township
Cross Ilill No. 13 .. .. .. ..7 mills
Cross lill No. 1 ... .. .. ....2 mills t
Cross Hill No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Cross Hil No. 4 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Cross Hill No. 6 .. .. .. .. ..3 mills
Cross Hill No. 3 .. .. .. ..2 mills
Special Schools-Hiunter Township.
Mountville No. 16 .. .. .. ..9 mills
Hunter No. 2 .. .. .. .. .. ...1 mills
Hunter No. 3 .. .. .. .. .. ...1 mills
Clinton No. 5 .. .. .. .. .. ..8 mills
Hunter No. I .... .........4 mills
Hunter No. 1 .. .. .. . ...2 mills I
Hunter No; 6 ...... .......4 mills
Special Schools-Jacks Township
Odells No. 6 ........ .....3 mills I
Hurricane No. 15 .. .......3 mills
Shady Grove No. 2 .........3 mills I
Jacks No. 3 .............5 mills i
.Jacks No. 4 .............3 mills
Special Schools, Scuffletown Township jt
Langston Church No. 3 .......3 mills I
Scufmetown No. 1 .. .........2 mills
Ilinford No. 10.. .........6%/ mills I
Ora No. 12 .. ........ .....8 mills
Scuffletown No. 2 .. .......4 mills
Scuffletowvn No. 4 .. .......4 mills I
Prompt attention will be given I
those who wish to pay their Tax'.s
through the mail by check, money or
Persons sendling in lists of names
to lbe taken off are retiluested to send l
them early; and give the Trownshiip of I
each. as the Treasurer is very busy <
during the month of December.
ROSS D. YOUNG,
GltEEIK 01IESISI ACUTE.
No Longer Merely a Question of the.
Cessation of War Materiai~s.
Paris, Dec. 3i. --Trhe firing at Ath-,
ens diminished during the night andI
'now has ceasedi, says a Hlavas des
patch from that city. The Entente
troops have been sent back from Ath
ens to Piracus. TI'he Greek government
has ogered six mountain batteries to
Vice Admiral D~uFou'net, but the En
.tent~e ministers have received instruc
tions from their governments to de
clare to the Greek authorities that it
Is no longer merely a qiuestion of the
cession or war materials but a far,
more serious fiuestion andl that re
paration must, he made corresp)ondiing
with the gravity of the assault on the
To Norfolk, Virginia,
rTe Seaboard offers reduced fares to
Noirfol k, Virgin ia, account Soulthern
-'Commercial C5ongress, December 11th
14th. Through observation sleeping
car line and convenient schedules. For
specific rate and other information,
'call on nearest ticket agent or write
)red Geissler, Asst. 0. P. A., Seaboard
.Ar Line Ry.. Atlanta. Go.
'0*@ e *.Oee ... S e ee ee
HICKORY TAVERN NEWS. *
Hickory Tavern, Dec. 4.-Thanksgiv
Ing passed off very quietly in our com
nunity, some hunted while others sat
around a big fire and talked.
Most everybody is through picking
Miss Mary McKittrick was the week
end guest of her cousins, Misses
Madge and Pallie McKittrick.
Quite a crowd of our people attend
ed the debate at Eden Wednesday
night. They all report a nice time.
Mr. J. W. Kellett, who is chief of
police of Woodruff, spent Thanksgiv
ing with home folks.
Mr. Sloan Mahon has bought the
home of Mr. Anderson Tumbling. Mr.
Tumbling is planning to move to Troy.
Mr. Ludie Abercrombie is moving
and repairing his tenant houses.
Master Tillman, Jack, little Nellie
and Grace Bolt spent several days
with their grandmother, Mrs. J. R.
Brownlee of Dials last week.
Mr. John Brownlee of Dials spent
aturday night and Sunday with Mr.
W, S. Bolt and family.
Little Miss Ruth Rhodes entertained
a few of her little friends last Friday
night by giving them a birthday party.
The little guests began to arrive
aout seven o'clock and by seven
thirty, they had all come in. A few in
teresting games were played, then the
dining room door was spread open and
the little guests were invited in where
they were served peaches and cake
candy, crackers, and all kinds of
Those who participated in this event
were Masters James Roper, Whitney
and Archie Young, Kenneth and Man
cl Sumerel, Guss, Earl and Espert
Abercrombie, Robert Wasson, Clary
and Erec Bolt; Misses Madge and
Alice Bolt, Lucile Baldwin, Sarah
Roper, Burnice Abercrombie, Rosa Mae
aumerel, 'lsa and Lidie Hellams, Nel
lie Wasson, Alliene Young, Ruth,
Ethel and Beatrice Rhodes and Miss
Mary Lou Boggs. They all had a nice
ime and are waiting for another par
Miss Ino Cheek of Laurens, who has
-een spending a few days with her
'elatives here returned home Thurs
dlr. Calvin Cheek of Whitmire is
visiting his mother, Mrs. E. E. Check.
The Mrs. Woods of Mt. Bethel spent
3aturday night and Sunday with Mr.
in( Mrs. Ii. 0. Abercrombie and fam
Quite a number of our people at
ended the services at Shiloh Sunday
vening to hear the new preacher,
1ev. Mr. Iarley. 1Rev. 1larley seems
o be a man of God and with elsus In
is heart, he made a fine impression
in his congregation Sunday.
AKE "CASCARE TS" IF
G;et a I -cent b)ox.
Sick h jadache, biliousness, coatedl
ongue, h .ad and( nose eloggedup ilwith
cold-Ilways t race Jhis to torid
ver; del ayedl, fermezjting food in the
P'oisoi ons mant e~ logged in the in
s08ne1 1inster l' of being ('aSt out of
le ystern is y(absorbed into the blood.
Vhen tii oison reaches I le dleliente
'rain ti Huie it causes8C congestloln and(
t dull, throbbing, sickening head
00(1 andl foul gases, take the excess
ie from thle liver and carry out all
lie constipated waste matter and pois
ns in the bowels.
A Casr'aret tonight will surely
traigh tea you out b~y mor'ning. They
'ork while you sleep-a 10-cent b~ox
l'omh you r dr iuggist means youri head
lear, stonmachi sweet and y'ouri liver
lid bowels regular' for months.
IUHUTiI~iE O1" fIESPE("'T *
On Septembher 13th, 1916, (God called
o its Eternal Home the spirit of our
~ompuanion, J. R. Little.
'e submnissively bow to the will of
With sorruow we gave him up, but
im wvho gives u1s Life and takes it
nills own good time.
We enjoyed the complanionship of
urii Brotherl. Is was a big heart and
enial soul. He was always ready to
~xtend a helning hiandi to the needy.
Lnd in hIs life and condict he exem
litled the characteristics of an upi
'ight man and Mason.
It is the order of Rlising Sun Chap
or No. 6, Rloyal Arch Masons, thlat
is expr'ession of esteem and r'egard(
)e spread upon a page of its records,
ed~icated to hlis memory, a copy given
3 the county papers for publication,
nd that a copy be0 sent to the be
'aved family, in whose sorrows we
M. L., Smith,
.3. P. Tolbert,
. ' Committee.
Lift Right Off
Nothing But "GETS.IT" Will Do This
to Corns and Cal1uses.
If you've ever had corns, you've
tried lots of things to get rid of them
-salves that eat your toe and leave
the corn remaining, cotton rings that
make your corns bulge out like pop
eyes, scissors and knives that make
corns bleed and sore, harnesses and
bandages that till up your shoe, press
on the corn and make your foot feel
like a paving block. What's the use?
Why not do what millions are doing,
take 3 seconds off and apply "GETS
IT". It d tes, yot put your stocking
on right way; and wear 'your regu
lar shoe . -Your corn loosens from
the toe, C lifts right off. It's pain
less, It's the common sense way, the
simplest, easiest, most effective way
in the world. It's the national corn- -
cure. Never fails.
"GETS-IT" is sold and recommend
ed by druggists everywhere, 25e a bot
tle, or sent on receipt of price, by E.
Lawrence & Co., Chicago, Ill.
sold in Laurens- and recommended
as the world's best corn remedy by
Eureka Drug Co.. Laurens. S. C.
AME RICA'S GRE ATEfI' RURAL
Famous 1l1ayers Adapt Denman
Thompson's Classic, "The Old Home.
In the flood of thrilling romances,
vulgar comedies and sex dramas, it
is a relief to find a good old-fashiohed
play like Denman Thopmson's rural
classic, "The Old Homestead," being
adapted for the motion picture screen.
This beloved old comedy-drama, which
for over thirty years has held the
laughter and tears of the public un
der its magic spell, has been adapted
by the Famous Players Film Company
and will be the Paramount Picture at
the Idle Hour this week Wednesday,
"the Od ldomestead." like "I'ncle
Tom's Cabin," has proven its popular
ity and its undying interest to genera
tion after generation of theatre-goers,
and it is estimated by Prank Thomp
son, son and heir of the celebrated
iatlhor-aetor, from whome the rights to
the a(aitation were obtained, that in
the three decades during wh IIc the
play was being ptr'esented on tlte stage,
It was seen h" over twenty million
peolp1le in t ll ' nited iStates and ('an
ady. 'T'hough It migh t seem that such
an estimate was too high, it, must be
temtemib''ted thait duitring the entIrte
Pero tIil hat I )enmann Th'llompIson was
pre'senttig thle play and a pplearing as
lie bieloved J1osh WhIt (ombI ini person,
there wvas at least one oth ercom pa ny
toaurting thle coutr in~ th le samtie play.
It is lierestinug to know that,
Thomp isoni drew~ hiIs chara'5cterts fr'otm
teal li fe and Ithat Ithe nit ue .1 oshuai
Whitcotmb is actually a composite of'
the nametis of' t wo New I lainpshlire
neighbiors whiom the authiotr knew and
admtnIrted. Thea scetne of thle ruat ip iIort
lion of' thie driatma was laId in and1(
a bout th le Tihomaipsoa home In the farim
(istrmict of the adjacenit couintry, and
every chiatacter' in the play had its
counttetrpairt in real life.
In that, fact lIes the'O exlantiat ion of
the auniversal a ppealI whIiIch this slum
1)1e play has had from the (lay of its
fIirst liresenitat ion. It was wayt3 back in
1875 that Thompson first conceived the
idlea which he wotrked otat as a short
sketch. under thle name of ''.Josh Whit
comb." 'The success of this short play
encour aged him to ex pand it. Into the
form in which it w~as pr'esenitedl for
ovetr thirty year's as the famIliar "Old
Ilomestead." it is, of course, thIs ver
sIon which has been convertedl Into a
In the role madd famous by i)enman
Thompson ther'e appears Fr'ank 1Losec,
the distinguished character actor, who,
after a long and successful career oni
tihe speakIng stage, became a member
of the Fatmous Players Company. Mir.
1Losee will be renemberecd foi' his~ no
table woi'k in "'The Etet'nal City," "The
Masquteraders" andl other ptroduictionus
by this .pioneer feature concern. As
.Josh Whtitcomh lie wvill have the gi'eat
est opportunity of his career.
Cast of Characters,
Joshuta Whiitcomb Frank Losee
Htuen Whitcomb Creighton llale
.Jack Ilazzard (Hiappy Jack),
Rluth Stratton Louise fluff
Aunt Tildy Mrs. Corbett
Cy Hlorgee Newman
Beth Thomas Wood
Rickety Ann Margaret Seddon
Sheriff Rnnae1l Simpson
All Prices of leming Orders
Fleming's Jewelry for Engraving
Are Marked in Christmas Xmas.
Plain Figures. Jewelry Gifts
Every Article Should Be
Guaranteed. JE W E L R Y Placed Early
Invites and Rewards Early Gift Buyers
Selecting Christmas gifts of Jewelry and Diamonds
in Fleming Bros. Store is more of a pleasure this year
than before because of the brightness and variety of the
stocks in all lines, and almost daily we are showing new
and charming gifts in forms of Diamond, Platinum and
.-Solid- Gold Jewelry.
And for not one of these splendid presents is a high
price asked. Moderate prices only and always and for
everything. A small profit for ourselves, inasmuch as
buyers of Fleming's Jewelry are so many.
Christmas Gifts comprise Diamond, Platinum, Solid
Gold Jewelry, Diamond, Platinum and Solid Gold Rings,
American and Swiss Watches, Clocks, Silverware and
Cut Glass. Beautiful and artistic Electroliers.
Early shoppers buy at leisure, compare various articles
and have a pleasant time before the Holiday erowds
gather. 'Why not do likewisei
When you have reserved your Gifts let us put them
away for you and you may think no more about them
until you call or want them delivered around Christmas.
\hy lelay the Christmas Gift of
Whoever has in nind a )iamond of superb brilliancy, color and cutting, will find it
among the beautifn i Dianonds bought early, in anticipation of rising prices and of an un
usually great and iarly Christmas demand.
Prudent buyers of Christmas Jewo1y will not wait until the last. days of the season.
Selections are best \made now jn'advance of the holiday hurry.
Superb engraving ace.wu:aty and promptly done. We never (lisappoint.
MAY WE SERVE YOU?
Silverware and F nem in jros. M Peautiful e
Clocks in Christmas Gifts
Large Variety. Quality Jewelers Not Found
Make Suitable Elsewhere
Christmas Gifts Come Look at Them
Laurens, S. C.
as you never thought
could be is yours to -
command quick as
you buy some Prin e
Albert and fire-u a
pipe or a home-m de
Prince Albert ives -
you every tobacc sat-~ -.,a
isfaction your s oke
appetito eve: han ered
for. That's be ause -tb.. I.
it's made by a pat nt t d
process that cuts t .f t
bite and parch! Prince Albert has always i
been sold without coupons or premiums. e
We prefer to give quality I
the national joy smoke
has a -flavor as different as it is delightful. You never tasted the like of itl
And that isn't strange, either.
Men who think they can't smoke a pipe or roll a ciga
re Ae eIZv rette can smoke and will smoke if 'they use Prince
where tobacco i. sold i
t.ppy red bag,.sc, tiWy , Albert. And smokers who have not yet given P. A. a try
S a nd eoim pond out certainly have a big surprise and a lot of enjoyment,
deo-aud ig r. nn coming their way as soon as they invest in a supply.
, ,, ,, . i Prince Albert tobacco willItell its owp story I
tp that AR.J tR tT CW ,eO
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