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VOLUME XXXII. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 1917.
BIGGEST AND BES
100,000 Extra Votes o n
Each Ten Dollars.
OFFER OF CONTEST
if Youir Name oes Not Appear in the
List, Noninate Yourself and Secure
at Least. One Club of $11) by Satur
diay. You win Something In any
One 'Iunidred Thousand votes for a
few mintites work.
It is barely possible that in securing
one of the big ballots (hat you would
make yourself a prize winner without
doing one other thing.
For this week only each and every
cittb of ten dollars worth of subscrip
tions will earn 100,000 votes over and
above .the number shown by the vote
The offer of the big votes ends
roniptly at 8 o'clock Saturday even
inv. Alay 26th. But, contestants who
cannot com1e to tile oilee may mail
their subscript ions as late as the
closing hour of tle offer, and they will
apply upon it. The post mark oin the
eivelope will determine time of mail
iug. Contestants also may report over
ilie telephone up to tihie closing hour.
This gives each candidate an oppor
(uinity to work right up to the closing
of the offer.
M~ven though yol have not taken your
campaign very seriously ill) to (ate it
will be to your interest to complete
one of the clubs and secure the big
If you are alert to a real opportun
ity you will not stop with one club
you will get another, And then as many
as you can possibly secure.
If friends have promised you sup.
port for a later time of the campaign,
go to then and explain how much
more in votes It will mean to you if
turned in this week. Show them the
guarantee written on the postal card
that was mailed to you.
Pay particular attention to the sub
' seriptions for two years, three years
and even five years. This is the time
when a good report will turn the bal
ance in your favor. Your subscriptions
will never be worth as many votes af
ter Saturday, May 26th.
If you have a fev minultes to spare
from tihle to t1imle and14 voiultd care to
than 1.0 them for it valiable award,
simply tieleion or wite thif (ontest
.\1111eran shirl oul immlediatl.
Th'I'ere 1 a sp otllndid opportunity 'or
3 mlifole who wIll get into the thick
'1t1n 1 a d ca p~ n with a little
Althjoullth there is a bl: Ist of nm101
In:I I yvou will li I i (001 wth tlol
not very keen.
lFromii i start t ! riod.ti
Sa turdayll , .3lay 3' 1Iib, up to S o'clock
ilbhcriptions turned01 in duiniig thi
timle wVill earni Oine I litlredi Thiouiand
dxtra.' Votes;. lTe subscreipol ins miay* be
turned('( ini one ait ai time or as you1 iro
(lire thleim. W' e ee a recorid to de
termine whmen you have semnt in eniouighI
tp) maikei iup ltn dollars worlth.
'Te niber~l) of1 vote shtowni in the
ttsubsriplIn as111 you tiun them in. And
when vott have turnedo ini (noughl to1
hiake a total of $10 (1h(n tihe extra
1001,000 vote balIlot will Ibe issued to
Aniy mlonecy, whether for' back dutes
or adlvanice paiymoent, 01r from new
suIbs;cribiers wvill earn v'ot es as shown
by (lie vote table, andi will also (ouint
toward making up a cilub of len dol
Secure as many clubs as you enn.
The big votes will lbe given on each
and every club. When you complhlete
one club go after another, another,
then another and so on.
The Second Period will be from
May 28th to Juno 2nd inclusive. And
sixty thousand extra votes will be glv
en on each club of seven dollars
'Wiorth of subscrIptions.
Th.' Third Peridd will run from'
Juse. 4th to June 9th incisatIe; and
ffrty-dle thousand extras votes will be
maontinna nn~ Lut ?emma)
T OFFER OF
TEACIERIS' SUlMEt' SCHIOOL
TO BEWN HERE JUNE 4TH
Session to Last. Until July 14th and
Ai'ord Training in Various Courses.
The Laurens County Board of Edu
cation has provided a Summer School
for Teachers. The aim of this course
will be to give training iII subJect mnat
ter and the science of teaching. Any
one desiring to take the State Normal
Training Course for Teachers may be
gin work at the opening of this sulin
11er school and continue in Septem
ber until they have completed the eight
Any teacher desiring to have a cer
tilleate renewed will be required to
take fotr subjects. Two of these sub
jecis will be entirely elective. The
other two will be selected as follows:
'Each teacher must take either Pri
mary Mlethods or School imanagement,
and in addition each teacher miust take
oitber 10niglish or Mathematics.
Teachers who are not working for
a renewal of their certificates may take
ally subject or subjects they. desire.
The registration of teachers begins
Alolday mornn111g, .1unt -ith1, a t 9
o'clock. Every teacher desiring to at
telld is irged to bie presell oil that day
and ii possible, send tir'i 1names to
the coulty Su1perlileident befo'e that
date. Regular class room work will
begin at once. The session will last
six weeks and teachelrs should ter
tie IIr-st day.- The session closes Ju ly
loard enn he secured near tie school
house at a reasonable rate. Anyone
desiring board for the session will be
assisted in finding a place if they will
write B. L. Parkinson, Laulrens, S.
No fees will be charged anyone--i.
makes no difference whether that one
teaches in ILaurens County or else
where. 'rhe citizens of lAturens will
do all-they can to make the time spent
here pleasant as well as profitable.
The faculty will consist of Mrs. Ii. V.
Frierson, Ailss Annie Workman and
Mr. B. L. Parkinson.
Mirs. Frierson will teach Arithmetle
algebra, history, civil government and
.lisa Workman will give courses inl
primary methods and class room man
.ir-. 'arkinson will teacll 1glish
gran ar11111, . Eniglisi com1ipositioll, gco
grIaplly and(1 physiology.
AIrs. .iluirgalret lud11gens; Aloorp.
.;Is. Mlargaret lliidg1els .Alool, wid
w.: 40f, 1w t .1(at i(t. .ohn .\Moore, in
!i life tiltue a1 l4eadii g earlier and
(I hman.I d'el at the hoie o1 lwr
n:I; e %lI, 'l.V( Kima iller 1n1 rb. .Sie
D'.4 I Wo'lu l it t iim blt (i:1I'ctle:'
Th", C' tr nd b ri !: r i s .
,lin a v - r i g h v i ea h i~
1om1 ieled by lliov. .l. 1). al'l ts a n e.
i o, 1g bil i aid to r. aPi de that or
A: . tr i-lrs\o i Nimo Alieon
w1 a> I air buiedteren 0h' day bntlcorl.
tu van iwails ite oftlls y(arty,
li S ri life03. 'Ihle iit i'i e fom e 1ried
IIh t t t'1001 il-tollsr Aollityn a nel!
tag on ('lmsrnuf treut, amIer the
aenow keinoCa Aloe. Sewi
heg o membe ofaaed n :all
Ji Wl'iamst. nehro cdnvi wlho l
"ak erng af thseity.\. .o. th, Wohfi,
gang 'for oae bhreaig a; lAmroy
4e' 'atne 'th and~'Jl Cap Wiiellu
'kng who was klhd ien uthedar.oSh
the. gnw,1 was omien incfroh af
fatoirs d an efaial.okr
ACCIDENTAL RIFLE DISCHi AltE
KILLS 11 YEAM OLD BOY
Joseph Donnan, Son of Magilstrate
Donnan, AccidentaMy Killed by
A very sad accident occurred at Yar
borough's bridge on Enoree River
Monday about 1 o'clock when .loseph
Donnan, the young 11 year old son of
Mlagistrate .J. W. Donnan was aceldient
RIlly killed by his playimate, liillred
IHill, of about the same age. Young
lili is the son of ir. and Mrs. i3. 11.
i-iii, or this city, both of wiom are
greatly distressed over the deplorable
o1cu'renice. The news of the accident
was heard in the city within a very
short time and m11a1n' e:spressions of
;ymimthy and sorrow were heard on
It appears that the two young boys
were with their elders ott seining.
Young Hill was in the water witi the
m1en aiid Joseph Donnan was on the
river hank. A duck or a large bird of
sone kind alighted In the water above
Ihe party and young Donnan took a
repeating rifle to shoot at him. There
were only two cartridges 'in the gun
ln(dtwhienl tlese were epitiedi he came
;aek to get soie more. You ng liill ae
olinpanlied hii to where Ole clothes
111( otiler things wepre to get the eart
idges and whel tle Cartridges were
ound took charge of the gun nd evi
:lenly fried to load it as t he two were
Iiastily returniing to get alotller shot
:t the <Itek. W hiile in Ile acI ft iof 1 -
ing it, the hi:1iamer wais sprung inl se1ine
way and the lin inlt off. The bl let
titick youig D01nnan111 .itst helinld tle
right. .inw id beeneali te 'a r, en tirely
penetrating the head and coming out
xbout the left. temple. The boy rell
1o the ground at oice and all Ilie party
ruslied to his assistance, but wit hi;
less than half an hour lie had passed
The deceased was a Very bri'iglt lad
ind popular among all his playiiates.
1ie was a manly young fellow possess
ng many characteratic .which en
leared him to his elders as well as
the young people. Ills funeral service,
icId at Sandy Spring church yester
lay afternoon, was largely attended by
nany who wished to show their syin
athy to the bereaved family.
To lie Ordinied Stindi.s.
G. Washington Watts, son of .\lr. ai
U1rs. .oh1). W. Watts. will aririve this
veek fromn the ,outlern ll antist Theo
ogleal Seminary, lo('Lnted LIt louisville,
y., anld Sunmlday afornloonl at :,. o'-!oe-k
te will he urdained to the miini:try a1
utIs I: ci ishlored one O l l. bright
it il'l i the : 3 c tan a
4 inl Oh Fi
hat 1b li have ,d r . -
>!rtilla. .\lr3 . t in aii .3 e ni
,liltet memba i :- 1 ii I a m th h *i
'hiuib4of this < ac. i an . :.4db
ii wh knew) herW . liir su~ ( i:ri
in if hadcicii a i.:ukald inihn on l I
vithI whlolt -.' caime in aoutIi:. ler
'are' hiad ai .cci; I. : na . . a.. :. in for
oren'iet tblinLg in lthe cit et metery.
Shte is surviived by li thfolloiwinig il..l
iaeni: .\rs. Id~la ltiddeli o; this cityv;
Waiter iintrtekin ofi lieligreen, Ala.;
ilso thle fol lowinlg gran ldeb ildren(t, ,ail1
>r this city: .\lisseus Albertla cnd Lilah
Lienit.,Jioe F. Sm"ithl iand wo men~u *I
from Co. I) will arrive in. fue cit-y *
today to accept recruits for the *
comlpaniy no0W located in Spartan- *
burg. Orders have been received *
torecrult the company to war4*
strengthe 150 men, and about fifty *
men are needed. Lieut. Smith and *
party will make headquarter, at*
the'('Armory' wheisreather wPJs be*
gldt to .e.'any yellwIdn wbun'*
te vlater. *
'IIl' ANNUAL 3IEETING
OF CHItISTIAN ENDEAVOfR
Christian Endeavor Union lia District
Con ventioln. iepresentative of Unit.
ed -Society Delivers luspiring lies
salge to Young Peoiple. ,
The first annual convention of the
batrens District EIndeavor union wits
teld Sun-'ay in the First Presbyterian
hu11rch here. The district executive
omm III ittee Ilet here aturday even
I ta thi iet(t conference opened Sunday
"oringil" at the( repilliar churchl Service
w hen a special address to young Ico
pie was delivered by Clarence C. iam
liton of IPostoli, 'lass.. who is fleid
represeniv itoof the l'nited Society
>, Christin Endeavor. Mr. llamilt on's
ddress was an insitring message oil
lie Ilu 11da mentI a I priieliles of Chris
lan 10ndeavor i which have been tlie
auses or the rapiid growthj of tle
At the a ftellool session of tle con
,enii Ion .. .1. Adaits, presilent of the
oval society extended to the delegates
I cordial welcomle aild a response was
nade by Prot'. It. T. Wilson of Owings.
I'le businiess period followed when
IVI'I Corlcorall, presilent. of the Soul II
'arolilna CIIristian i i Ideavor un1iiion
lelivered al UleS fioli he state
inioni aid the reports of the 1onsti
ltion anld loiiinalling (oluimittees
tere heard and adoilteld. Interesting
'ports wore received from1 the l3 so
ieties which were r11eprestilld and
ti'!iful sugnt;e.<tionis in 3 reard IIo (ar
V inltg oln Ihe W0ri in 11he juntiior an0d
:n-!rmediate pao a woro .ie
'y .\ rs. .1. 1). \\'::Ils of L n e s alli
\Ws,; .\ay i'ailey Wf G;reenwoodl.
.\I the nighJt se'ssionl a1 mlodel Society
vas coile; il by Prof. It'. 8. \\'ood
mon of (l in ton. \l rs. M .. Mc Faddeni
>f Ii lliol presided ovet tlie remaiide
if tile meet ing (itrilng wit olt Dr. (:.
I. Cartledge, who Is superintendent
i the (Istrict addressed tile coivel
ion on the relation which the so
Iety has to the union and1 he urged
heii representatives of the various so
ieties to I03nd1 their suiipiort. to the
fli cers of tile un Ion. .\Mr. Hamilton
hen presented in it vivid manner the
!hal lenge to Ile young people which
S Contained in the Christian E1ndeavor
'atiimmign for millions and conducted
lie insta llation cereitony of the new
y eleted olicers of the district u0nion.
Ile Convent 3 ion closed w\.ith aU colse
ration cereloony condluct ed ly tile
!ev. C. P. Hllkin, pastor of the First
'resbyterianl church, Iltrens.
Till ofticrs letled folr the 'nsuing !
oar.; a re: PreshIfen t. .\r s. .\. .1. .\e
abyClinton: viice presentl, Prof.
ZT. \ il .Ow n S s rela:-y, .Mis~s
t lin ll iI: trea.oeIlr . .1.
h ' r. I.- . 1:n or of :h-- 1ta 1
n, Clinto : prel"', nttve. M)r.
C..N \ike . L ue
Ji N i 1~A
T e I
hirt t toi oi n 111 t i- Olir) 31 Trainimi7r
'oie..IThi tro ni we'3 .1rrotidms
io.lb. aflugei. \\.ii. \'titn. A ant-\'
ranchve madet~ fiends in tei3 ciy who
-ore the meen the1(1it leae hedbtarce
da xit know oi thtin::tsets for
.ive dithe toh.eisto .iomlay.th
l'nd te lintatio hofta tih wai
tso oste counray mondica o.it
vill hold tb rulrsmonthlyf mtingo
Icona afltero inv Clno. An Ma,
or the meting and large atten dc
Snoddy-Mc. .So ee,
MEN BETWEEN 21
MiS. JANE ('. ('LAKE
DIED WEDNESDAY AFTERlNOON
liuried In the Lauren Cenetry Thurs.
day Afternoon. Sh( was 72 years of
.irs. Janile C. Clare, widow of the
?,itV liv. WA. Carewhlo dlied N.\lrCh
7th, as sed(I aay at her iome in this
leity Wedniesday mlortiing alfer an1 ill
ness of several weeks. The flineral
services vre held at the hoelic Eriday,
beitig conducted by Rev. W. A. l'airy.
pastor of thie First .lethodist (hirch
anld Rev. .1. 'i). lilts, ot Greenwood,
folrtIn rly pastorl of the lirst liipltist
ichirh here, whio vas a long-tittie
frieids of tile deeased and a conne
tion by liarriage. Interimienlt was inl
th1v family plot in the I tI-renls celie
tery. The .services were largely at
tended. a aunumbier of relatives froi
o Other places being present.
.lrs. Clarke was 72 years of age
at the timne of her deati, being a
dalglter of the atv G. Wash Sullivan,
of the westervi part of the couillty and
a sister of .Hs.I. Suillivan., of thIlis
city. In early life ,l' was linariried to
Sainnit; G. Todd, of th.s city, to which
ion wa.t-; W on11 inc Mo.l, R1ev. Faiiuel
(hronTodd. win> heenmei a1 missionl
ay : 'hina andin hi at homle hler
wh 1o a visit to his itothiler. fl1r
- I'2l 8tilI \vait a th1e tlev. W. .\.
('la"o, a . :: r oI 1!:e Soutth C'aro
T1 he, d \'\se as a woma n of dee p
re'lig~us fervlr, beides being a woI
Im of bilsles abilit.. She vas a1 cOn
utnlit studelit of the Bible and had few
superiors along lte laity as a bible
.-tudent. A deep ilnterest in spiritual
iatters was instanlced a short time be
fore her death by the gift of $4,000
for the erection of a mission in Maceo,
Cliina, as a niepiorial to hler, son, who
had carried o1 missionary work in that
city for a num 11ber of years. The church
will be built on the site of the littie
mission where her sonl and his wife
taught and preached. InI her will, also,
this mission was furhller remembered
by a gift of the residue of tile estate
aifter certain specific benefactions to
Ielalives have been provided for. It
is tloulight that this will ailount to SeV
etal iotmsal dollars.
The deceasid is sturvived bY Iwo
ribe'rs, (e W. Sullivan, of WNil
!ialisIston ald .tti. 11. . 1]livan, of Lau
rin . 1 : (1 Mua-rnr. ls.\ y (Good
,o \ i:intin an. M.\ . C. C.
(',;1 \f.ll. I l i . 1 h. r
I u hThomvon hool iimef
Ir:) ny ihi'imsl i h
IIdo h hm .londayi ~. mrin...
but af 103.~ 1 v c u t wa.sillig
I a is t h a. c t t in a~ t ;tit f m '.rose
(1ida1 intent. No ('ause for' it. ho~wev
cr. has bieen learned. .\lr. 'tThoi jmpon
Is a niephlew of .\lrt. I. E. llurnis, ofI this
('ity, and Mr. Ibirns went~ up ..\londay
White Way Posts Arrive.
The white way pos8ts, ordemd sezver'
al weeks ago by the city couniceil to be
placed around the court, houe square,
have arived. Wiring and otbler ma
tejial, however, Will delay eretion of
the nostetmay be a monauth .
ISTER ON JUNE 5
Registration Board M e I
(UIaf 3 ieleral Board of Itegis fra ilon'
ard conscription issues 0imiitt
Sainient. Neros int el e.
Mi1rried .ien Not E.e 144-d I(4).1
Reaisf rat ionv.
TI(, Cou n I ' de (t4j I ma m'd of Ia -
IrI1at Iionl anir on - tip ltion hf(I a meI4'( t
Iln in the~. .ifiev of lm Cth leik of* C t
1ste lay ioral t ti- co nllio of tho
mltiing i, *' !c .-v 4 tIt 1e t wfls
the work ass.igint'l to it under. Ihw fcd
-ral ;attv sh h l a f -com n)Iished as
(i ily as Ombb:. It is mpIrtant
or "w 'eol0!e of the 0ounilty to itnder
an4 that .% are (Ila rged with th16
4ly ofrgstr:ig W .vvry maie adult
4 t I n : ( .) n 1:11. 71 . I . it oin -
1. 4 .. 1cIs I I . hr who Ins
n h ny ina b th 9prioc
- ' . - " b
.4 -. .4 11 1:1 1. .
uw~~~ ath af p sil. I wI,;
Id I~. 'I.. ) II A 114
4 i , '' i h 1%14 1 N4'
. - l t - con fh - ra h! k tim 111 to
olp; I the i ( work .1114 it I i st bev d1n
if li,4 c If( 141 it (%. .I if - 1 I 4 Sc c 111 p, I i
lot icei ait rI uest e4d to notify other
iersons who do not see thie nlewspa
Tiht following1 persons have been ap
.oirjt r - istnas for (he various po).
Laturens-. W. .lachen, Albert Dial,
1. ml. Cjlrdyv, It. It. Nic-kels . H .11. Wolff.
I14111e s 'Mil-- Wall. I lains, S. II.
Putumn41111. .1. Al. Adams9.
Watt.- Mill-Alsie 'Coleman, Bi. Ei.
;orgec. WV. T. S4enn.
Ora-W. E. McClintock;- W. J. Bry
Lanford- C. L. WXaldrop, T. A. Drum
Grays Stotc-cihard Hailey, It. R.
I'leasanlt . Illld---WV. A. 1Ilunter, E.
Youn gs St e: ra y I la rr i , C. Rt.
StewarIF1 Stor--G T. Cook. Arthuir
cook- store- I. i t Cook, .1. 'hiad
T::'n"e nL. A. Thompson,
J. I .. . h
4 G . urry,' L. 1. Temn
N . 4.. T'i ph 13.
The e in 44 n I 41n 4 a ,ii e -
Io see1' it4 ' -4 pe s nI l-t r
4n4.' sh,,rigsrtonn s u -
d42 to I report l dlit ent4.4 43)I41
-o pele .t4b 1ben fro hb. . 3.oll-.4
an lt communt'ateI, 1 wil the 4clerk 14t'
'our. whio is authotied to ake pro-.
dsion for his registraton.
" . A. Coopes-, Cimi rman,
Forms of'I. tration Blanik.
Couny-Fd 1Board'ef Regtstrc-.
tiorn and Constptin."
ame~l in full.......... Age ini yiw....
(Contnued enPge Feu,.)