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Tho Books of the County Treasurer
Will 'be open for the collection~ of
State, County and Commutation Road
Taxes for fiscal year, 1917, at the
Treasurer's otlico from October 15th
to December 31st, 1917. 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, 1918, 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 genalty 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
exellpt at 50 years of age. Coinmuta
tion Road Tax $1.50 in lien of road
"'he Tax Levy is as follows:
State Tax .............8%/2 mills
Ordinary County Tax. ..3%/2 mills
Road and Bridge .. .. ..3% mills
Railroad Bond ........ ..I mill
Past Indebtedness ........1 mill
Road Bonds.........1% mills
Jail Bonds............% mill
Constitutional School Tax ..3 mills
Total ..............22%/ mills
Special School-Laurens Township
Lau rens 'No. 11 .. .. .. .. ... 8 mills
Trinity-Ridge No. J ........8 mills
Maddens No. 2...........,I mills
Nariie No. 3.. ..........5 mills
Bailey No. 41.. ..A........4 mills
Mills No. 5 ..............4 mills
Oak Grove No. 6 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Ora No. 12 ............8 mills
Spcial Schools-Youngs Township
Youngs No. :3 ..A........,,4 milk1
Youngs No. 2 ............4 mills
You ngs NQ. :1 ..........7 Iill
YVoungs No. 5............ mills
Fountain Inn No. :311 .. ...13 mills
Lanford No. 10 ..A........6% 1mill.
Ora No. 12 .. .. ...... .. ...mills
Youngs No. I............3 mills
Central No. 1 ............2 mills
Youngs No. 7 ............8 mills
Special Schools-Dials Township
Green Pond No. 1 ........7 mills
Dials No. 2 .. .......... mills
Shiloh No. 3 .............1 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. - ..12% mills
Barksdale No. ; ...........5 mills
Dials Church No. 7 .A.......- mills
Fountain liiii No. 3 II.. .. ...: mil;s
Merna No. S ............2 mills
Dials No. -1...... .........I will:;
Special Scliools-'-.u llivan Township
lt. lethel No. 2 .. ......... mills
Princeton No. 1.. .... ...S mills
Poplar Springs No. 3........ 1 mills
Hickory Tavern No. 17 .. .. ..S Ilills
Prewerton No. 7 .. .. .. .. ...I mills
Sulliva n Towhnshilp ItI 1 i:onds 3 iI1.
Merna No. S..8..........2 miih;
Special Selools-Water-loo Tow n ship
Waterloo No. I t.. .. .. .. .. I mills
Alt. Gallagher No. 1 ........6 mills
hiethleheim No. 2...........1 lillIs
Ekomn No. 3 ............I mills
Centerpoint No. '1 .... ....'4 mills
Oakville No. 5 ..........4 mills
lit. Pleasant No. 6........2 mills
Alt. Olive No. 7..........% mills
Special Sclools-Cross 11111 Townshi p
Cross 11111 No. 1:1 ........7 mills
Cross 1Hill No. 1 ..........2 mills
(ross 11111 No. 2 ..........2 mills
Cross lill No. -1.. ........2 ills
Cross lill No. 6 ..........3 mills
Cross 11111 No. 3........ ..2 mills
Special Schools---1111111e TownshipI
AMouniville No. 16 ............9 mills
Hunter No. 2 .. .... ......- mills
Hunnier No. 3 .. ...........4 mills
Clinton No. ... .. .. .......I11mils
llunter No. 1 ...... ....... mhills
Hunter No. I .. ...........2 mills
l lunter No. 6 .. ...........I 1nills
SlpecialI Schuools--Jackts Tlownsh i
OdelIs No. 3............. ....;1..mills
1llurrieane No. i1. .. .. .. ..3 mills
Shady Grove No. 2 ... .......3 mills
.Taclks No. :!.............. mlills
Jlacks No. - .. ..........3 muils
Special Schools, Seutlletown T1ownship
La ngston31(11 Chuch No. 3 ......... mills
Scufilietown No). I.. .........2 mills1
L.anlfordl No. 10 ...............% mills
Ora No. 12d.. .. ............8 mills
Scufiletowni No. 2 .. .. ......4 ills
Senitletowvn No. 4 .. ..........1 mills
Pomp101t at tentlonl wvill be givenl
those who w ish 3(1 pay t helir taxes
throuigh t hi iniall by cheeck, mlonley 0r
Persons seninlg inl lists; of inmes
10to1 be t1n off ar re 1 inhesIe toI send1 1
them11 early: and~ g~ive tihe townsipil of
ea(ch,. as the1 ~ Trea83urerl is very bu1)sy
duin11g Ithe month 11I of )e1em ber'.
Sit' of3 Sanu .rina1i1,
Emmtia Irysoni, it al, Plaint iff,
haitrar Spe31arman3, il al, lDefendant.
Pur11suanlt to a decree of thue ('ourt,
in the above stated case, I will sell at
pubiii OUtocry to thle h ighiest h)h1bleru, at
Nov~embher nlex!, beuing .\londay, ihn 5th
dlay of tihe month.i durlingh tihe legal
hours1 for such sales, thme following de1
scibed pr1operIty', to wvit:
All that lot, piece 01r Iparcel or landl
lying, beIng and situate in Idaurens
County State aforesaid,1 containing for
ty and one-half (41) 1 -2) acres5 miore 01'
les hounded on the 'Northi by lan ds;
of .lesse M. Bryson, on the east b~y
lands8 or A. P. Lynch, 01n the Souith
by lands of~ Wisler W. liryson, nand t he
estate of A. Y. Motes and on the west
by Ia nds of S. W. Blryson, beIng the
traet of land whlich R. T. Biryson, (lied
seized1 and possessedl
'j Terms.. of Sale' Cashi. Pur'chaser' to
pay for piapers. If the ter'ms of sale
ar'e nlot comnp1lied with, the land to 1)0
re-801ld on .name or sonmo subsequent
Salesday on same terms, at risk of
C. A. POWTDR,
C. C C.P. nd . S., Laurens, S. C.
Dated, this Oct 9,1 197 1-OA A
(Copyright, by the 3obbs-Morrill Con.
Carol whirled around sharply, and
flushed, and swallowed hard. For Pru
dence was just behind her.
"I-I-I-" but she could get no fur
Upon occasion 'Prudence was quite
terrible. "So I heard," she said dryly,
but her eyes were hard. "Now run up
stairs and out to the, field, or to the
barn, and play. And, Carol, he sure
and remind me of that speech tonight.
I might forget it."
The girls ran quickty out, Carol well
in the lead.
"No wedding fee for me," she
mumbled bitterly. "Somphow I just
can't help repeating--'
"You don't want to," said Lark, not
without symnpathy. "You think It's
ouch funl, you know."
"Well, anyhow, I'm sure I won't get
any cake tonight. It seems to tie Pru
dence is very-harsh sometimes."
"You can appeal to father, if you
"Not on your life," said Carol
promptly and emphatically ; "he's worse
th111an Prudence. Like as not he'd give
in a good thrashing into the bargain.
No-I'm strong for Prudence when it
cones to putishinent-in preference
to father, I mean. I can't seei to be
fontd of any kind of punishment from
For a while Carol was much de
pres"sed, bit by nature she was a luoy
tint soul, and her spirits were presently
In the meantime, file Ladies of the
Aid soclety cotinued to arrive. Pru
dence and Fairy, freshly gowned and
smillng-faced, received them with cor
diality and many merry words. It was
not (Hli(cult for them; they had been
reared in the hospitable nilnosphere of
Methodist parsonages, where, if you
have but two dishes of oatmeal, the
outsider is welcome to one. That is
Carol's description of parsonage life.
]tut Prudence wais concerned to o)
serve that a big easy chair placed well
back in i seelilded corner, seemed to
be giving dissatisfaction. It was Mr.
Adams who sat there first. She
silirmted quitte i little, and seemedl to
be grippling tile arias of the ebtar with
Stneicssatry fervor. Presently she
sntut1ttiered an exeiuse, a ndl, risig, went
intto thle othter aroiott. Af t't a iit, Mirs.
Il liir, then a'rs. .Jack, Ma's. Norey,
itaiid~ a'rs. 1livedu, lit tatran. sat thiere-and
dlid ntot si ty.I'at Prudence wa s (iito ago
ntizied. 1fi liadte awful t wIns filled it
with tteedleus fora thle recept io of )1 thle
1poor0 l.adiies? At ftrst o'pporituntity she
htutrried intoa thle sodeludedl corner, latent
uiint r'y ig thle chta'r for' heorself. She
sat down atnxlouasly. i'Theti she gasped
andit clutchted friuantileni iy at thle arm of'
the ehar. For' site ilscov'ered at once
to her dismay that the chatiir wa bot
toimless, tand that onily byS hanging on
for hier' life could site kei'p frot driop
Up tose P'ruden'tce. conseletio usly
pulling after ht' thIt thliln cuashlont
which he.t conceanled thle chlir' ts shtot
coi'niag. "Loo1k, Fairys !"' she ('rli'd.
"Did you tak th le bottloam otut of thlil
chair'? Tt must hauve beent htorribly un
romftotatble for t hose whoii have sat
thtere ! Iliowi'vierl d it haplpen?"'
lFairy3 wuats fanakly iamaz'ed, uandl a
little inielhiedi to lbe amuilsed.
'"Ask lt' t wint,"' slhe said tersely;
"'I kniow niothtlig abhout it.''
A\t athal tiiaiii't, tihe luackles Carol
Wet trtitiig at'irough the. hll i. P'ru-.
ii'etn'e katiuW i wais :shi, withtout seeling,
h ectause' site lmd a ipeaulhitr sikI ipping
tan aiit waiis iit e chartacter'istlec anud
unmt t isltakablte.
Adti C'at'ol hausd.Sl
"('iarol !" mtorie Imaapera tlvely.
'T'et C'itrol stowly openietii the door
shie wa's a ptarasoniage girl' iand rose to
Iih' io(itisioni. She smtlted wintseaey
Cartol wits niearly alwitys wvinsomte.
"'Ilow ido you do?7" site siaid brightly).
"Isni't it ai iively daiy? D)id you cull
"Yes. Do you know whlereo the bot
tom oif thait chaitir hats gonle?"
"Why no, P'rudeunce-graious I That
chaiir !-why, I didnu't know you were
going to brltng that chuair int here.
Why-oh, I am so sorry I Why in the
wortildl dlin't you1 toil us beforehtand? "
Sonic of the Ladles smiled. Others
lifted their brows and shoulders in a
mauidly suaggestive way, thiat 1'rullence,
atfter ninueteen years In the pai'soniage,
hind'learned to knowv andl dread.
"And wher'e Is thte chiaiir-bottomn
now?7" sheo Inquired, "And whly did
you take It?"
"Why, wue wanted to make-"
"fou anud Lark?" o
"WVell, yes-but it was really all my
tifokowy We wanted t mQMe
i seat up high in the peachx tree; ana
lhe bottom off the chair was just fine.
[t's a perfectly adorable seat," bright
mning, but sobering again as she real
zed the gravity of the occasion. "And
wve put the cushion in the chair so that
[t wouldn't be noticed. We never use
that chair, you know. I'm so sorry
Carol was really-quite crushed, but
true to her parsonage training, she
struggled valiantly and presently
brought forth a crumpled and sickly
But Prudence smiled at her kindly.
'That wasn't very naughty, Carol," she
said frankly. "It's true that we sel
Jom use that chair. And we ought to
Nave looked." She glanced reproach
fully at Fairy. "It is strange that io
lusting it, Fairy-but never mind. Youa
may go now, Carol. It is all right."
Then she apologized gently to the
Ladies, and the conversation went on
but Prudence was uncomfortably con
scious of keen and quizzical eyes
turned her way. Evidently they
thought she was too lenient.
"Well, it wasn't very naughty," she
thought wretchedly. "How can I pre
tend it was terribly bad, when I feel
in vyy heart that it wasn't I"
The meeting progressed, and the
business was presently disposed of
So far, things were not too seriousl3
bad, and Prudence sighed in great re.
lief. Then the Ladies took out the
sewing, and began industriously work
ing at many articles, designed for the
clothing of a lot of young Methodists
confined in an orphans' home in Chi
eago. And they talked together pleas
antly and gayly. And Prudence and
Fairy felt that the cloud was lifted.
But soon it settled again, dark and
lowering. Prudence heard Lark run
ning through the hall and her soul mils
gave her. Why was Lark going up
stairs? To be sure, her mission imight
4o innocent, but Prudence dared not
run tie ris , Fortunately she was sit
ting near thte looi'.
"Lark !" she called softly. Larli
stopped abruptly, and something fell
to the floor.
Tihe Ladies smilled, and Miss Carr
laughing lightly, said, "She is an atten
tive creature, isn't she?"
Prudence would gladly have flown
out into the hall to settle this matter
but she realized that she was on exhl
bition. Had she done so, the Ladlie
would have set her dowin forever aftei
ats thoroughly I ncoipet ent --she couii
not go ! Uut Lark iust coie to her
"Lark !" This was Prudence's mos
awful voice, aind Lark was bound ti
"Oh, Prue," she said plaintively, "I'l
be there in a linte. Can't you val
just live nittes? L.t 1In run11 up
stairs first, won't you? 'i'len I'll conic
gladly ! Won't t0ht do?"
l1er voice was holpeful. But l'ru
dence replied with <agerous calm:
"Coie it (nie, Lark."
"All right, then," and added threat
eningly, "but you'll wish I hadn't."
Then Lark opened the door-a woe
ful figure ! In one hand she carried at
empty shoe box. And her face wai
streaked with good rich lowat mud
11er clothes were plastered with it. (hme
shoe was caked fron the sole to ti
very top button, und a great gash it
her stocking revealed a generous por
tion of round, white leg.
Poor Prudence! At that moment she
would have exchanged the wh1f4 par
sonage, ha1th)1room, e'lectri-e l1ghts 11m111
all,. for a tiny log cainm in thla'hari
oif a great forest, where she tand LarlF
might be alone together.'
And Fa iry laughed. P rudence lo.okedl
at her with tears in her eyes, andl thiera
turned to thle wretehed girl.
"What have you b'een doing, Lark?2'
The hiearithireak (xpre'ssed ini thle faCE
of Lark woul have made the anigell
weep). lieneath tihe smuitdges of mude
on her cheeks she was pailld, and, tr3
as she wouild, she cold not keep her
cin from trembtilinig ominiously. Iei
voice, when she was aile to speak, wvau
ba rely recognizabile.
"Wie-wve-wve arie tiiak Ing--mui
images, P'ruidence. It-it was awfuiiu
miessy, I know, but-they 'say-it ii
such1 a go 'd-and1( useful tiing to (10
W'e-we.v dlinl't expei.ct-thet-th le La
du to see( us."
''Abl iIma ge's!'"a ised Pruden02ce
and e'ven IFa iry st ared( incredouii(isly
"Whe're in the w'ar'l (lid you get hoh
of an ideni like thaint'"
''It-it was in lthatI-that Moth ler5
I lon.' Frlind paper you take, iPr.
dlon'."' 'rialence liushied gultily. "'I
tany clay, aind-thle mutd Is very nice
hmii--o. 1 know.u I look Just-horrjhhii
-for fun."' Anot~her appeainbg ghme,('
oni, lent o.n smoi'otinig itteri it' sin
couild. ''Carol is-is ju st tin' at it
reailily. She-she's ma1k ing ia V(nuis dh
Millo, andm it's goodl. But we can't re
mitiiembe whet her heri armiu is off at thli
(elbo(w or beolow the shioulde'-" Am
enormous gul p, anid by fuirious bIn k Inc
Lairk inanaged to crowd back the tear i
flhat would~ slip to the edlge of hiel
lashes. "'I-I'm very sorry, P'rud~ence.'
"Very well, Lairk, you may go. I d<
not really object to your mdidelinig it
mnude, I am sure. I am sorr'y you lool
so disreputablle. You must chang<
your shoes and stockinigs at once, an
then you caii go on with your model
ing. But t here moust bec no miore push
ting anid ('hasing. I'll see Connie aboul
thatt tonight. Now go." And ILark wa~
swift to avail hersef t the permission
Followed a qjuiet hour, and then thi(
(ptileg~ )uit aisiie their sowing am.:
walked ibo;ut the room, chatting ir
little grouips. With a significant glanc<
to Fairy, Prudence walked calmly t(
the double door's between the dining
room and the sitting room, The eyee
of tihe Ladies followed her With inter
est, and even enthusiasm. They wvere
hungr'y. *ZudeMQ 010w3y 0n0n00 Wid
the'doors, aind-stood iiiiaz T 'h.e
Ladies clustered about her, dnd stood
amazed also. The dining room was
there, and the table I But the appear
unce of the place was vastly different I
The snowy cloth was draped artis
tically over a picture on the wall, the
lowest edges well above the floor. The
plates and trays, napkin-covered, were
safely stowed away on the floor in dis
tant corners. The kitchen scrub buck
et had been brought in and turned up
side down, to.afford a fitting resting
place for the borrowed punch bowl,
full to overflowing with fragrant len
And at the table were three dirty,
0isheveled little figures, bending seri
ously over piles of mud. A not-unrec
pgnizable Venus de Milo occupied the
"sn't Tihat a Handsome Venus?"
center of the table. Connie was pains
takitngly at work on someo animal, a
dog perhaps, or possibly an elephant.
(Continued Next Weeck.)
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