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The Books of the County Treasurer
will be open for the collection of
State, County and Commutation Road
Taxes for fiscal year, 1918, at the
Treasurer's office from October 15th
to December 31st, 1918. 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, 1919, 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
$..00, except old soldiers, who are
exempt at 50 years of age. Commuta
tion Road Tax $1.50 in lieu of road
duty. All men now in military ser
vice are exempt from road tax.
The Tax Levy is as follows:
State Tax .... .. .. ...814 mills
Ordinary County Tax .. ..4 mills
',oad and Brilge .. .. .. ..4 mills
tall road 11011d .. .. .. .. ..1 mill
Road Bonds .. .. .. .. .. .. ./ mill
Jail Bonds ..1........... mill
ConIsItit tional School 'Tax . .3 mills
Total .. .. .. .. .. .. ..2 1 m ills
Special Sclool--Laurens Township
Laurens No. 'i .. .. .. .. ..10 milli
Trinity-tide No. 1 .. .. .. ..3 mills
'ladcic s No. 2 .. .. .. .. ...1 m ills
Narnie No. : .. .. .. .. .. 1.. mills
flailey No. I .. .. .. .. .. ...i m ills
dill : No......... .. .. .. I..1 mills
Oak Grove No. ; .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Ora No. 12 .. .. .. .. .. .. . mills
Sip'ial SchOoois -- Younigs 'T'ownship.
You n:-:: No. :: .. .. .. .. .. .. Mills;
Youngs No. 2 ..m............ mills
Young. No. I.. .... ...11% mills
Youngs No. .. . .. .. . mills
1ountilain I1n No. :ll .. .. ..1 mills
LJanford No. 10 .. .. .. .. ... ; 11111is
Ora No. 12 .. .. .. .. .. ..... tills
Youngs No. 1 .. .. .. .. .. ..:1 mills
Cent ral No. t .. .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Youngs No. 7 .. .. .. .. .. ... mills
Special Schools-Dials Township
Green Pond No. 1 .. .. .. ..7 mills
Dials No. 2 ... .. .. .. ..;..8 m1ills
Shiloh No. 3 ...... .. .. ..4 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. 5 ..12% ills
Barksdalo No. 6 ... .. .. ....5 mills
Dials Church No. 7 .. . .. ..4 mills
Fountain inn No. 313.. .. ..14 mills
Merna No. 8 .. .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Dials No. 4 .. .. .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Special Schools-Sullivan Township
Alt Bethel No. 2 .. .. ..5 mills
P' 'iceton No. 1 .. ..8 mills
Pr lar Springs No. 3. ..4 mills
I' kory 'T'avern No. 1, ,.8 mills
F werton No. 7 .. ..4 mills
E.. !van Townslip I. . ...:: 3 mills
Merna No. 8 .. .. .. .... ..2 mills
Special Schools-.Waterloo Township
Waterloo No. 1.1 .. .. .. ..4 mills
Mt. Gallagher No. 1 .. .. .. ..6 mills
Bethlehem No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Ekom No. 3 ... .. .. .. .. .8 mills
Centerpoint No. 4 .. .. .. .. ..4 mills
Oakville No. 5 .. ...... ..8 mills
Mt. Pleasant No. 6 .. .. .. ..1 mills
Mt. Olive No. 7 .. .. .. .. ..8% mills
Special Schools-Cross Hill Township
Cross Hill No. 13 .. .. .. ..8 mills
Cross 11111 No. 1 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Cross l1ll No. 2 .. .. .. .. ..2 mills
Cross 11111 No. 4 .. .. .. ..2 mills
Cross 11111 No. 6 .... .......3 mills
Cross 11111 No. 3 .... .......2 mills
Special Schools-Ihunt -r Township
Moun tville No. 10 .. .. .. . .11. mills
llunter No). 2 .... .........4 mills
Hunter No. 3 .. ...........6 mills
Clinton No. 5 .. .........11 mills
Bunter 'No. 4 ...... .......4 mills
Hunter No. .. ...... .....2 mills
Bunter No. 6 ...... .......4 mills
Special Schools-Jacks Township
Odells No. 6 .............3 mills
hurrcane No. * ;........3..mills
Shady (Grove No. 2 .........3 mills
Jacks No. 2 .. ...........5 mills
Jacks No. 4 .................3 mil
Special Schools, Seufiletown Tow~i~nshipi
Langston Church No. 3 .......3 mills
Scutietowvn No. .. .........2 mills
Lanfordl No. 1(1.. ...... ..6% mills
Ora No. 12 ...............8 miulls
Scuffletown No. 2 .. .........4 mills
Scuillet own No. 'I--........4 millIs
P'romtopt at tentIion will be givyen
those who wish to Pay their taxes
through the mall b y chock, money or
P'ersonis sendIng in 1 ~Ak of namtec
to be takeni off are ressl:,sri to sent
them ('arly; and give .. .N'' IusipIi o.
eo.ch, as the Tireasuire g.-ory lhis)
during the mlonthi of December.
Coutn ty- Treasuirer.
('itaftion for Leftters of Administrat ion
Sitate of' SotIh C a rollina,
County or l-aiirens.
By 0. (1. Th'Iompson, Priobatie JTudge.
Wher'eas M ls. K~ate Idla Stone and
'James Stonet mtadle suit unto meii to
grant them Letters of Administration11
of thle estate andc effects of Jer'emiah~
Trhese arie Ithereftore, to eite and ad
mon ishi all and( siugitla r thle kIndred
and creditors of Ithe said Jeiremiaha
Stone deeens.'l, that they he and ap
l)ear hefoje mje, in t h. Cou rt of P'ro
hate, to lbe held at Lau11rens Court
H-ouse, L~autrens, 5. C., on thie 20th clay
of D~ecembeir niext, after 1)ub1lioatfon
her~eof, at 1i o'clock in thec foreniooni
to show c'ause, If ainy they have, whly'
Itho satid Adini strat ion should c not he
(lven uinder miy hand tils 6th day
of December' An no Domin I 1918.
0. (1. T hO.\MPSON,
21-2t .1. P. b. C.
Colds Cause Grip and ifnfluenza
LAXATIVE D3ROMO QUININE Tablet. remove the
cause. There Is onily one "Bromo Quini00,"
E W. GROVE'S signatene onb Sumto
SMITH MAY ATTEND
Sonth Carolina Senator May Oo to
Look Out for America's Cotton In.
terests. Plan Brought Up at Goy.
Washington, Dec. 19.-Monator Elli
son Durant Smith, of South Carolina,
may become one of the important per
sonages at the worli peace conference,
soon to 'be held in France, to settle
the multitudinous questions arising out
)f the war.
Today it became known here that
the South Carolina senator had been
seriously considered at the conference
f Governors, 'just held at Annapolis,
for the purpose of attending the con
ference and looking out for the cotton
interests of the United States.
When the matter of having the cot
ton situation brought to the attention
of the peace delegates, was brought up
there was entire unanimity on the part
of the Southern governors, it is under
stood here, for the staple to be repre
sented. The millions of dollars which
this industry means to the people of
the south is fully understood by the
chief executives who have been in
(conference during the past week, and
Ihere is said to have been a strong
tliilency towards jiishing lhis matter
to the front.
If someone is chosen for this pur
pose it will unlioulted(ly be Senator
niilb, inastiiiuich IS he is proah hly the
het tpstei iimn in the lited States,
It no:t in the entire wourld, OnL this
cnlair "nilI1 wolld not fliseuss the
n tiItr tudav. btil it is untderstood that
iI will hw imes':ented to himt withinl the
n, xt fVa day: l and that if he can leave
hi;; tlicial di teii s ie will attend the
c(niiiirince for the p1111'uose iniiiiel.
All persons asre hereby warned
against hinting, flshing or otherwise
1t simssill upon mily lands. and viola
tors of (his warning will lie iproscutled
to the full extent. of the law. T. P.
There are few indeed who escape
having at least one cold during the
winter months, nd they are fortunate
who have but one and get through
with it quickly and without any ner
ous consequences. Take Chamber
berlain's Cough Remedy and observe
the directions with each bottle, and
you are likely to be one of the fortu
nate ones. The worth and merit of
this remedy has been fully proven.
There are many afmilies who have al
ways used it for years when troubled
with a cough or cold, and with the
very best results.
A wsod Business Man.
A commercial traveler had taken a
large order in Scotland for a consign.
mont of hardware and endeavored to
press upon the canny Scottish man
ager who had given him the order a
Christmas gift of a box of IIavana ci
"Naw," ho replied. "Don't try to
bribe a man. I cudna tak the.a and
I am a member of the kirk."
"But will you not accept them as a
"I cudna," saidl the Scot.
"Well, then," said the traveler, "uap-.
pose I sell you the cigars for a merely
nominal sum--say, sixpenceI"
"Weel, in that case," replied the
Scot, "since you press me. and, not
liking to refuse an offer weel meant,
I think I'll be taking two boxes."
A Cheistmas Wish.
Though the weather's very cold
Hoe's a warm wish very old,
May your Christmas day be merry
"000od will among men ia a- prime
necessity of reasionabuilo living."--Arn
A Tonic Laxative
that will remove the bli from the Liver and
cleanse the System THIOROUhGhttY without griping
or disturbing the stomach it' truly a Perfect Lax.
LAX-POS WITH PB3PSIN
is the name of a Reliable an't Perfect Laxative
which soon rolieves Sick Headache, D~izziness, in.
digestion,8Stomach Trouble, Gas and Piles caused
by a' 'orpid Liver and Constipation. Always use a
Reliable Laxative in the treatment of Colds, Grip
LA-FOS WITS! PEPSIN fo !AuLiqid Digestive
otLaative etoeeleet i ts effect on the
iystem,bh as s tonio end al xt1i It
Lanford Station, Dec. 21-"Variety
is the spice of life," it Is said. Wheth
er a proverb or not, we have experien
el it the last few days in the weather.
Friday was uncertain for uor Rural
mprovement Association. A taw faith
'ul ones met- at the school room and
were ddlighted and h4lped (by lthe
many good suggestions given 'by Miss
Harris and others. The display of
canned vegetables, fruits, etc, are evi
dence of her ability to can in the most
scientific way and is a great encour
agement to others to try a lititle hard
er ,to can more and a better selection
in the future. All her talks Were
highly appreciated and much enjoyed
by all. Miss Mary Drummond recited
a very sweet piece on Christmas..
(Misses 'arksadal and 1 son left
Saturday morning for their homes to
s'pend the Christmas .iolid'ys with
\lrs. 'C. L. W 'aldrop was in Spartan
burg .\londay doing Christmas shop
Misses Othello Johnson and Lucille
loore. and Mrs. C. L. Waldrep were in
Ibaurens shopping last week.
.\lrs. Don Iliirins returned from
Ibairksdale \llonday morning.
.\Ir. .1 lmes Fl (emiing, of Clemson Col
l-ge, is at home for Ile (Chlristias
holidays. ('lemison certainly does
agri'e with "Old .1im," for Ile'ls looking
tine and dandy. Ilie thinks it's ''somei'
town" ove'r tri'e.
(I TI TillS (l'.
Special Notie: lr. Frelerick Ja
cubsni says that pIhosphales are jlust
as essential to any woman who tires
easily, is nervous or irritable, .worn
out or looks haggard and pale, to make
a. st ronug. robist, gviorous, healthy
body, as they are to make corn, wheat
or any vegetable plant grow strong
and healthy. 'T'hie lack of phosphates
Is the cause of all aenei conditions
and the administration of 5-grain Ar
go-Phosiphate Tablets will Increase
the strength and endurance 500 per
cent in a few weeks time in many in
stances. For sale by Laurens Drug
e, O w " " " " e " e " " " " " " "
* 1K011 DO'TS,
Our community was saddened Thurs
day morning, December 12th. when
the nows cam'o that Airs. Amanda
Cooper had passed away. Her death
was a shock to everyone, as she was
in her usual health until about 9
o'clock the same night she died. She
had suffered a stroke of paralysis
nearly a year ago and had not been
herself since, and only lived about
eight hours after being stricken this
time. She will be greatly missed, not
only by her family but by her neigh
hors and friends. She was a kind,
sympathetie neighbor and a Christian
woman. 'All wt'ho know her loved her.
She leaves a husband and six step
children and one sister, who have our
Mir. Gray Cooper ia now at home
from Camp Jlackson.
Aliss Mlyrtle andI Jessie Culbertson
caime home Saturday for the holidays.
Mir. and M\rs. Gray 'Cooper and Mliss
LA'nnie Cooper sp~ent Sunday with i.
Tom flrisseny andI family.
A letter to Mirs. 31attle uits from
lier' br'other, PrIvate Rloy Cuilhertson.
st atedl that lhe was alright andI hopued
to be home soon.
Mliss Virginia Culbertson spent last
wee'tk wvith her gr'andmiothier, Mrs. Jane
Dr. Cooper' and wife, Mirs. ,lane Ctul
bert son, a nd .\ir. IIlomeir Culh ertson,
werie visitors at thle home of Mirs. Lou
M\iss I irene Cooper anid briot her were
vidrlItors 'hour i' ommnun-it'y jSunday
Wishing you. Mir. Editor, and your
tormce. and ( all of our Adverit isert COr'
and hanppy Chiitmas.
DON'T NEGLECT A
Co after it with Sloan's
Liniment before it gets
Apply a litle, don't rub, let it fan.
Irale, and-good-by twingel Same for
external aches, pains, strains, stiliness
of joints or muscles, lameness, bruises.
Instant relief without mussiness or
soiled clothing. Reiiable-the biggest
selling liniment year after year. Eco
nomical byreason of enormous sales.
Keep a big bottle ready at all times.
Ask your druggist for Sloan's Liniment.
Groes's TasteisBichill Toio
restores vitality and energy by purifying sod en~.
riching the blood. You can soon feel it. Strength
'ning, Invidarbtind f#ewt Prine Bn.
ASSESSOR'S NOTICE 1919. c
The auditor's office will be open E
from the first day of January to the t
20th day of February, 1919, to make re
turns of personal property and all t
transfers of real estate, for taxation. t
For the convenience of taxpayers
the Auditor or his deputy will attend c
the following named places to receive u
returns for said year, to wit:
(Monday, Jan. 20, Souffletown town- r
ship, S J. Craig's Store.
Monday, Jan. 20, Jacks 'township, S. 2
Monday, Jan. 20, Jacks township,
Monday, Jan. 20, Hunter township, '
Monday, Jan. 20, Cross Hill town
ship. Cross Hill.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, Waterloo town
Monday, Jan. 20, Waterloo township,
W. C. Thompson's.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, Waterloo town
ship, Jerry C. Martin's store.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, IDials totwnship,
1. Mahon's store.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, Youngs township,
Tuesday, Jan. 21, Scuffletown town
ship, Ora, 9:00 a. in. to 2. p. m.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, Laurens towighly,
Watts Mill 2:30 p. in. to 6:30 p. iy
Vednesday, ,Jan. 22, . lunter town
Wednesday, Jtan. 22, Sullivan town
ship, '1'. T. Wood's.
Wednesday, Jan. 22, Dials township,
I). D. iiarris's.
We(dnesday, Jan. 22, Youngs town- d
ship. Cook's store.
'Thursday, Jan. 2:3, IIunter township,
Clinton Cotton Nlllls.
'I hiurslay, .1an. 2:, S llivan town
shilp, l'rineeton. c
'luitrsd:)y, Jan. 2:, I ials townsli,
'i'hii is(iay, .loon. 2:, Youngs town- e
shlip.) W . 1'. Ilarris's.;
Feriday, Jan. 21, linnter township, F
4lrdia Cotton .\Iil. t
F'riday, Jan. 21, Sullivan township,
W. 1). Sullivan, Sr.
Friday, Jan. 31, Dials townshI, I
F'riday, .Jan. 2.1, Youngs township,
Saturday, .Jan. 25, Hunter township,
l'lease make note that the appoint
ments will he filled just as advertised J
and to please come out and make re- J
turn:. One man usually makes the
w'hole round and some may not under
stand the notice this time, as I have I
divided up the territory in the several
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 anSI 60 years on the first of Jan
uary, except those who are incapable
of earning a support from being
maimed or from other causes, are
deemed polls, Confederate veterans
Also all male citizens between the
ages of 18 and 50 on the tat day of
January, 1920, are liable to a road tax
of $1.50 and are required to make
during the time above specified and
Iheir return of same to the Auditor
shall pay to the County Treasurer at
the same time other taxes are paid in
lieu of working the roads, school trus
tees, students and ministers are ex
and the hi
pay for co
forced to I
. meal and]1
Hulls . .
opted frotn road tax.
All taxpayers are required t9 give
:wnship and number of school dis
ricts; also state whether property is
ituated in town or country. Each lot,
ract, or parcel of land must be en
After the 20th of February 50 per
ent penalty will be attached for fall
re to make returns on personal prop
rty and 20 per cent on transfers of
J. W. THOMPSON,
0-td County Auditor.
he Guinine That Does Not Affect the fead
ecause of its tonic and laxative effect. LAXA.
IVs DROMO QUININE is better than ordinary
ulnine and does not cause nervousness not
Inglug in head. Remember the full name and
iok for the signature of t. V. GROVE. 30c.
Mlackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
telMpt attention given to all business
Money to loan on Real Estate
isc - Phone I Residence Phone It
PIlOPERTY INSURED $2,300,000.
VRITE' OR CALL on the under
igned for any information you may
esire about our plan of insurance.
We insure your property against do
lire, WIndstorm or Lightiiing.
nd do so cheaper than any insurance
omlpany in existence.
tenenher we are prepared to prove
o you that ours i:s the safest and
heapest plan of insurance know i.
Our association is now lieensed to
Trite Insurance in lie counties of Ab
eville, Greenwood, M eCorumiclk, Lau
ens and idgefleld.
The olicers are:
EN. .1. -"RIASEl LYON. President,
Columbia, S. C.
. R. BLA KE, Gen. Agt., ,,ecy. &. Treas,
Greenwood, S. C,
1. 0. Grast .. ....Mt. Carmel, S. C,
r. M. Gaminbrell .. ..Abbeville, S. C,
no. H1. Childs .. ....Bradley, S. C.
. W. Youngblood .. ..Hodges, S. C,
N. Chamberlain..McCormick, S. C.
t. H. Nicholson .. .. Edgefleld, S. C,
L. Timmerman, Pleasant Lane, S. C.
C. Martin .. .. .. .. Princeton, S. C.
V. II. Wharton .. .. ..Waterloo, S. C.
J. I. BLAKE, Gen. Agt.
reenwood, S. C.
-. . Featherstone W. B. Knight
FEATH'ER1'lSTONE A KNIOHT
Attorneys at Law
Laurens. S. C.
9 Busin ys Intrusted to Our Care
ill Have Prompt and Careful Atten.
Oflice over Palmetto Blank
:r. Featherstone will spend Wednes
lay of each week in Laurens.)
CA SH B.
~t of shortage of el
gh prices we are
tton seed and labc
urn our products ii
possible. So we
Lulls FOR CASH C
ON HULLS ANI
. . . . . $2.7
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
Ogee in Peoples Bank Building.
.. DIAL A. O. TODD
DIAL & TODD
Attorney. at Law
saterprise Bank Buildings,
Laurens, 8. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
Long Time Loans Negotiated.
Undertakers and Embalmer
'ails answered any hour day or night.
Simpson,Cooper & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
WRil Practice In all State Courts
*'Mampt ALtentlon Given All Business
ALSO FEW FARMS
List Your Farms With
Me For Sale
Farmers! 'See Me at
>r, we are
ito cash as
5 per sack.