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The Books of the County Treasurer
will be open for the collection of
State, County and Comniutation Rtoad
Taxes for fiscal year, 1917, at the
Treasurer's oflice from October 15th
to December 31st, 1917. After Deeom
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 b'e
All aeIi-bodied male citizens he
tween the ages of 21 and 60 years of
age are liable to pay a poll Iax of
$1.00 except old soldiers, who are
exempt at 50 years of age. Conmula
tion Road ''ax $1.50 in lien of road
The Tax 1Levy is as follows.
State Tax ........ .. ..% mills
Ordinary County 'lax..% milia
ltoad and Iridge .. .. ..3% mills
Rtail road ltond .. .. .. .. .. .. I mill
''a:;t l debtedness .. .. .. ..1 miiill
Road .onds .. .........1 tilhP
.1-il 13nds .. .. ..1......% mill
('onstitutiotal School Tax .. ..3 Miils
Total .. .. .. .. .. .. .2 mills
Special School--1aurens 'Townh I ip
Lau1 rens No. I. .. .... .. .8% nilis
Trinity-Rlidge No. I .. .. .. ... m iis
Aladdens No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..-"1 m ills
Narnie No. S............ mills
Bailey No. . .. .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Mills No. ,. ..... .4 mills
Oak Grove No. 6 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Ora No. 12 .. .. .. .. .. ..S mills
Special Schools--Youngs Township
Youngs No. 3 .. .. .. .. .. ...1 mills
Youngs No. 2 .. .. .......". mills
Youngs No. 4t .. .. ......7! mills
Youngs No. .. .. ........i mills
Fountain Inn -No. 311 ......1 1ill:
Lanford No. 10 ... ....G!; Hills
Ora No. 12 .. .. .. ........ mills
Youngs No. 1 .. .. ........3 mills
Central No. 6 .. .. ...... mills
Youngs No. 7 .. .. .... .. .. hill2
Special Schools-Dials ''ownsldip
rcet P'ond No. 1 .... ....7 mills
Dials No. 2.......... ..S... mills
hilolt No. 3 .. ... ...1 mlls
(;trh1y Court-Owings No. S .. 12 twills
!Iarks(daie No. (.. . .. .. ..6% mill:
l)ials C'hureh No. 7... ....1 mills
i*'Coitittain Inn No. 311... ...3 mills
Merna No. 8 ......... .. ..2 mills
Yials No. .1 .... .. .. .. .. ..I mills
Special Schools-Sullivan Townshi)
ilt. sLliel No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..5 mills
Philceto No. ... .. .. ..... mills
Poplar Springs No. . ....% mills
IIakor Tavern NC). 17.. .. .. . mill;
)irCwurc No. 7 .. .. ....4 mills
Sutivan T owN stip R. .o.ds mills
Merna No. 8 .. .. .. .. ..:..2 mill;s
Special Schools--Waterloo Townsh ip
at. elohe No. 1 .. .. .. .. .. mills
lieto lehten No. 1. .. .. .. .. mills
'akoia No. No. 3 ......4 mills'
ilcnte o i t. No. No. .. .. .. ..84 mills
(tkvii e No. . .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
ult. i'icasan. No. I .. .. ...2 mills
nt. Oaive No. 7 .. .. .. .. ....! mills
SpeICcial Schools---Wro o 11111 Townshlip
('ros Ill No. 1 .. .. .. ..7 mills
(ross ill No. 1 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
(ross Ilas N o. 2 .. .. .. .. .. mills
Mro. Olive No. 7.. .... ....8%. milis
Cross 11111 No. 1.... .. .. ..7..mills
Crioss 11111 NC). :1.. .........2 mIlls
Cross iili NC. lB.. .. .. ..... mills
Crossllntlr No. 2............2. mills
Crossintlr No. . ...... ... .3. mills
Crinos111 No. . .. .. .. . . . mills
A ltuntle No. 16........ mills
I [unter No. 1 .. ..........2 mills
Iilinteri NO. .. .. ........4 mtills
Cdlnto N). (1.. ........ .... mills
lhldy(to No. ... .... .. ..4 mills
lTerk N). 1 .... ........2 mills
launte No. 6 .... ........ mtils
Special Schools-Jacksleow 'Towshi,
Odellsto. Cit..c N. .... .. ...mills
ilrietnne No. I5..........2 mIlls
ShadytrGrov No. .......... mills
Jtak No. 12............. ..5 mills
.elahkws No. .... .. .. .....3 ml s
Neutletow n No. .1.. ........ iIlls
Prompt attlent Ion will be given
t hose wiho wvisht to pay I their~ taxes
thirotugh t heC mall by chleek(, money or
P'ersons sendling in lists of names
to be tak en off are requtested to sendC
1hcm early; and~ give thte tow~nsip~ of
"anih, as the Treasttrer Is very busy
duirling thte mtionth of Decembler.
ROSS D). Y'OUNGl,
County Treasu rer.
FINA L SE'T"TlEMENT.
Take notice that onl tihe 9th Clay of
January, 1918, -1 will rendor~i a final
acOcounft of my acts aind doings as Ad
milnstratrix of the estate of A. Y.
Th'lomson deCcOased, in the oflc or
the( .Judge of Probate of I uirens dutn
ty, at 11 o'clock, a. m. and Ion ti same
day wvill ap~ply for a fin 4ld charge
from my trust as admini tr$ rix.
Any .person indebtedh t lP id estate
-ls notified and required t uako pay
ment on that date; and 11 persons
having claims against sal estate will
present them on or before said date,
duily proven or be forever barred.
Mlary IO. Thompson,
D~ec. 5, 1917.-1 mo-A.
Whenever You Need a General Tenie
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
ebill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININ It
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Etnrichecs the Bllood and
Build. un the Whole 8satem. 60 cents.
S ANTA CLAUS being about to de
sert the city streets for his annual
reindeer ride over the roofs, the
"waits" prepare to sing their centurie.s
In several American cities has been
revived the beautiful old custom of the
"waits" going about from house to
house sInging the familiar old sopgs.
Light the Christmas candles in your
window if you want them to stole be
fore your home I
God rest you merry, gentlemen; lei
nothing/ you dismay
they will surely sing that, perhaps the
best known of all old Englisl cauols.
And this too:
Hark! The herald angels sing,
Glory to the newborn king.
And, of course, "0 Little Town of
I'erhaps, too, they will sing what is
said to be the earliest known Christ
uns carol, dating from the Anglo-Nor
man days of the thirteenth century,
Lordlings, listen to our lay
We have come from far away
To seek Christmas.
In this mansion we are told
He his yearly feasts doth hold;
May joy come from God above
To all those who Christmas love.
This carol ends with the toast of
"Here, then, I bid you all wassall,
cursed he he who will not say drink
hall." Wassail" meaining your health
and ''drinkhall" heing the usual and
One of the best known of all the old
carols, although not one of the oliest.
was written by Nahum Tirate in 170;;
and is cnlled the "Song of the Angels."
While shepherds watched their flocks
All scated on the ground,
The angel of the Lord came down
And glory shone around.
Many are the carols in which Brit
aIn's ancient holly figures. "Then
drink to the holly berry," pledges one
writer of songs, while another in "Un
der the IHoly Bough" summons "All ye
l J -LIl
Singing; at the oors
who haive scorned each other or injur
ed( frIend or- broth1er, coime gaither here."'
And thn there's thiat grand 01ld hymn
"Adeste l"Ideles,"' suing in every church
ini this landIz and hn others, at this
Oh, come, all ye faithfuel,
Joyful and triumnphiant!
CJome ye, oh, co-me ye to Bethlehem I
Christmans would not he ChlrIst mas,
of course, If the "walts" were to nteg
bect one oilher of thle most15 beautIful of
H~ohl night, peaceful night!
Through the dIarkness beams a light.
Holy night, peaceful night!
Through the darkniess beams a light!
Yonder, where they sweet vigils keep
O'er the babe who, in silent Bleep,
Rests in heavenly peace,
Rests in heavenly peace.
If there are any of you who have
in mind an after Christmas dlinner even
ing of song to the accompaniment of a
harpsichord, a spinet, a lute or a plano
or even the modern and much adver
tised disk macliae, It might be wvell to
try this on the company:
"Hark the Herald Angels Sing."
Hark! The herald anagels sing,
Glory to the newborn king;
Peace on earth and mercy mild,
God and sinners reconciled!
Joyful, all ye nations, rise,
Join the triumph of the skies,
' With the angelic host proclaim
Christ is born in Bethlehem.
Hark! The herald angles sing,
Glory to the nwborna kiun
Why Do You Build a
House---Then Let it
Go to Wreck
A EYOU Aware of the fact that the los by de
terioration of your rous e gfr onz. year WOL.d e ai
ly buy enough paint to paint it:, beides adding a lot
to its looks, sanitation, light cormfort and valuz? It
also adds to the attractiveness of the co: munity....
The reason that you can buy OIL Paint.at $1.00
to $1.80 per gallon from us is t at w re manufac
turers and save you the middle n" s profits, freights,
price of cans, etc. We make -ine Colors.
WE MAKE OIL COLORS ONLY
DOLLAR PwOAINT CO.
A Lesson In
It was the day before Christman last
year. All iny shopping had been done
(or so I thought) when I suddenly re
Inembered hearing nly eldest son, a
lad of eight years, say, "Oh, I hope
Santa will bring mei a harmonicon this
Christmas," says a writer in the New
York Evening Sun.
Of course I could not disregard such
a wish, and, although it was raining, I
put on my storm coat anId rubbers and
with umbrella in handi started out for
one of our irge departmnent stores.
On arriving lit the counter where this
particular tIicle was displayed I
fo'uond every one so hisy I could not
' ; ' _ _I y
The '1 .do Boys Looked at Me.
get attention for somne titne, :nd while
waiting ily tin 1 noticed two sadly
neglectel looking little boys of about
six and eight years respectively stand
ing very close to the counter and look
Ing. ohl, so longingly at these stone hlar
nineicons, when suddenly one of the
young saleswilnlen tirned sharply
;arounl and( in i lod( voi(' said, "Now,
t hen, if you two hoys (lon't get away
f'roinl here at once ll enll the tloor
walker, andi lavte you arrested." At the
tinte this sl(bin attack was iniade upon
these pour little wailfs I was holding
in mIly hands two of these sainel1 1tuu
slial ilstruients, trying to lecide
which of the wo kinds I would take.
The larger one t of the boys looked up
at uie with a frightened look, its if to
say. "Ih. we didn't Itenn to- steal any
thing," wienh I said. "Boys, would you
each like ot1' of the h1' av tl'Pilicons?"
't'he'y subld nothingc. b~ut the took of sur'
prilse (gratitude they I:now nthI1 ing of)
wh en I put one in c:ieh boy's dirty lit
tie huatads I sluil not forget to any dying
daly, 1111( be'fore youP23 .oul say ",CIck
when4' I n14tlie'(d tile t(ears la her e'yes.
Wheni shfina illy founod her voice she4,
52ub4, "Oh)i, Ilin11h11, 1 n11n so4 sorr*y I
Sipokt a1s I dh2."' "'Well, never oinid,"
the' luothe of'' P two) hoys and1( know~~ wvha2t
a1 hoy,~ ('r2ves.'" When she uandedi 13n4
shall nelver forge't ims damy ; it hais
taut Il e I l ei'1 ~ Sson1."'
Tuning Up For Christmas.
WithUh~ w il(n a sicirl and1 1( a? erI
It blew int(i al'Cfening' from an atiic
TJra||ie it blocked and the treac'h erouas
Glitlr and. (l:I cink/es with silvery
Dolls8 ini arm ies andl SOld/iers a-plenity
(Iifts for kidd(1Les and 1 swee and Itwenty ,
(Jits for Urainnies and (aulnlics and
Gifts for us.%ing and losing and fads!
(lifts for nurses and chauffeurs and
(lifts for bookworms, who read all
(lifts for sinnters anid sn crers and
Tlopts for spinners and pastels and
Mlu.; ', mech an ica , m irrors or lamps,
Turk;~n for orphans and newsboys
andl tram pa.
Gifts that are fluiy and gifts that are
A necklacc for Jessie, a scarf pin for
Full sets of the classic, and gleaming
Suitablc-very-for swcet little nieces.
Calendars, virtuous, woilly, or wise,
Flowers and bonbons and lpuddings,
Oynics there be who der-ide and defy
But we, in our dreanms, even buy them
and tic them!
As ever old weinter, with snowdrift and.
Transmutes thle whole town into Santa
-Elizabeth Newport Hepburn in N~ew
Factory Near Depot. Laurens, South Carolina
f she wer chosnghelo n hrst
the strongest apeals to her adiration; vanity
and~~ ~d fei ine. dsres foCdrnet
.A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1?.. '-... .. ... _ 'r. , i .:l~..ear
ichet ad choosing her own Christ- 7
mas gift she would come here
First because jewelry and fine silverware make i
the strongest appeals to her admiration; vanity, 1; G.Yr,", -
and feminine desires for adornment. f:,'; .",(
Secondly, because she knows that the choicest,
richest and most refined selection is characteris- ~
tic of this shop. K \
And furthermore, because she knows our high
repute for the most of quality and value giving.
Why not safeguard her appreciation by choos
ing where she would choose.