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Younro more ambitious and you get more
onjoymnent out of everything when your
blood is in good condition. Impurities in
the blood have a very depressing effect on
the system, causing weakness. laziness,
nervousness and sickness.
OIROVE'S TASTE I.1SS Chill TONIC
restores Encrgy tind Vitality by Purifying
md lanrichmig the Blood. When you feel
its strengthening, invigorating cffcct, see
how it brings color to the checks and how
it improves (lie appetite, you will then
appreciato its true tonic value.
GROVIi'S TASTELESS C'hill TONIC
is not a patent medicine, it is simply
]RON and QUININE suspended in Syrup.
So plcisant oven children like it. ThI
blo,-d needsQuInine to Purify it and IRON
to inrich it. These reliable tonic prop
ertles never fail to drive out impurities in
Ti Strength-Creating Power of CROVE'S
TAST''ELELSS Chill TONIC has made it
Ue favorite tonic in thousands of homes.
Moro than thirty-five years ago, folksi
would ride a long distance to get GROVE'S
TASTELESS Chill TONIC wheni a
member of their family had Malaria or
needed a body-building, strength-giving
tonic. ) The formula is just the sane to
day, and you can get it from any drug
atore. H0e per bottle.
The Books of the County Treasurer
wfill be opon for the collection of
14tatc, County and Commutation Road
Taxes for the ilscal year, 1919, at the
Treasurer's ofilco from October 16th
to IDecember 31st, 1919. After Decemn
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
Iith day of March, 1920, when the
books will be closed.
All persons owning property in
more than one township are requested
to call for receIpts in each of the
averal townahl n.!d wch the pro
perty is located. This is important, as
wdditional cost and penalty may be
All able-bodied male citizein be
tween the ages of 21 and 60 years of
age are liable to pay a ;,oil tax. of
$1.00, except old soldiers, who are
oxempt at 50 years of age. Comnimuta
tion Road Tax $1.60 in lieu of road
duty. All men now in military ser
iee are exempt from road tax.
The Tax Levy is as follows:
Slate Tax ..............9 mills
Ordinary County Tax ..4 mills
Road and Bridge ........4 mills
Railroad Bond ..........1 mill
Road Bonds ............1 11z mills
J1a Bonds --......../2 mill
Uonstitutional School Tax ..3 mills
Parmanent road and bridges 2 % mills
Total .. .. .. .. .. .. ..251/2 mills
Spcial Schools-Lauirens Township.
baurena 'No. 11 .. .. .. ..10%/ mlill
Trinity-Ridge No. . ... .8 % milla
Maddens No. 2 ..........4 mills
Narnie No. 3 ............5 mills
Bailey No. 4 ............4 mills
Mills No. 5 .............4 mills
Oak Grove No. 6 ..........2 mills
(Ira No. 12 ..............8 mills
Special Schools-Youngs Township.
Youngs No. 3 .......... ..4 mills
Youngs No. 2 .......... ..8 mills
Youngs No. 4 ..........11 %/. mills
Youngs No. 5 ............8 mills
Pountain Inn No. 31 ......20 mills
banford No. 10 ........10 % mills
Ora No. 12 ..............8 mills
Youngs No. 1 .......... ..3 mills
(Ointral No. 6 .... .2 mills
Yaungs No. 7 ......... ..8 mills
Special Se ools-DIals 1onship.
(Ireen Pond . o. 1 .. .......7 mills
Iais No. 2 .... ....-.. . .8%/ mIlls
(iray Cour wings No. 5 . .12%/ mills
Ilarksdale No. 6 .... .. .... mills
Dials Church No. 7 .. .......4 mIlls
Pounlain inn No. 311.......20 mills
Merna No. 8 .. ...... .....10 mIlls
Dials No. 4 .. ...... ....... mils
Special Schools-Sullivan Township.
Mt. lethel Nc. 2 .. .........8 mills
Princeton No. .. .. .....12%' mills
Poplar Springs No. 3 ... .....2 mills
Hickory Taverua No. 17 . . ..8% mills
flrewerton No. 7 .... .... ..4 millk
Sullivan T1owvnshii R. Rt. bonds 31 mills
Morna No. 8 .... .........8 mills
Special Schools-Waterloo Township.
Wniterloo No. 1 .. .. .......4 mills
.\t. Gallagher No. I .... ....8. mills
Ikithlehem No. 2 .... .......4 mIlls
rEkomi No. 3 ...... .......8 imillls
(Centerpoint No. 4 .. .. ......4. mills
Oakville No. 5 .. .........8 mills
~t. Pleasant No. 60.........4 mIlls
Mt. Olive No. 7 ........... . .8 % ills
A-poecial Schools-Cross 1Hil1 Townshlip.
Cross Hill1 No. 13 .. .......10%/ mills
Cross 111l No. 1 ...........2 mIlls
Cross H1i11 No. 2 ..............2mills
finsa Hill1 No. 4 .. .........2 mills
Gross Hilil No. 3 .. .........2 mills
ossa H11l1 No. 60.. .........3 mills
Speelal Schooln--lunter Township.
. 1e'ntville No. 16 .. .......11 mIlls
litmter No. 2 .. ...........4 mills
Hunter No. 8 .. ...........6 mills
G~nton No. 5 .... .........11 mIlls
Hnnte~r No. 4 .... .........4 milla
Hlunter No. 1.. ...........2 mills
MoInter No. 60.. ...........4 milla
Special Schools-Jacks Township.
Odell's No. 6 .. ...........3 mills
Hurricane No. 156.. .... .....3 mills
Sady Grove No. 2 .. .......3 mills
Jacks No. 3 .... .........5 mills
Jaceks No. 4 .... .... .... mills
.9pecial Schools, Beuffletown Township
Tanmrston Church No. 3 .. .. .. mills
Scnfiletown No. 1 ...... .....8 mills
fanford No. 10 .........10%/ mis
Ora No. 12 .... .... ......8 mills
Senfiletown No. 2 .. .. .......4 mIlls
SIufflet own No. 4. .. .. .. .. .4 mills
P'rompt attention will be given
those who wvish to pay their taxes
throueh the mail by check, money or
Prsons sending~ in lists of name.9
te he taken cif are retluested to send
then oarlv: and give the townshin of
eaich, as the Treasurer is very busy
dgring theo month or December.
110P8 D. YOUJNO,
IN FRENCH MILLS
Textlie Industries that Were Damaged
by German Shells are Now In Full
Lille, France, Dec. 24.-Forty thou
sand persons are at. 'work in the
French textile mills which only a few
months ago were razed or looted by
the Germans of their wonderfully del
icate machinery. The correspondent
of the Associated Press was given the
facts with reference to this industry
today by French authorities who have
arranged -x trip to show him the
strides made by the nation in recon
Within a year, government oflicials
and manufacturers agree, production
of textiles will reach half of the pre
war total, and within two years, these
men forecast, the 1911 output iWill be
The -wool industry is said to be re
covering most rapidly. with cotton in
second :place. LInen weaving is re
ported to he slowest in getting back
to normal because of the shortage of
flax, formerly obtained from Russia.
'In Lille and the adjoining cities of
Roubaix and Turcoing, where tile tex
tile manufacturers are centered, It is
estimated '0,000 men, women and chil
dren now are busied with combing,
spinning and weaving, and approxi
mately 10,000 are employed In the
smaller mills of surnounding towns
where pro:Cress iN slower but is be
ing wushed with equal vigor.
Statistics compiled by the govern
ment from necessarily accurate state
ments, upon which factories are paid
reconstruction Indemnities, show that
in the Lill district on October 1st,
last, there were 36,38.1 persons work
ing In 162 textile Plants compared
with 106,061 employed before the war
In 265 factories. In all of the 491
textile milli of the liberated region
thero were employed in August of
this year only 21,027 of the 152,948
persons at work four years ago.
Reconstrucetion of the textile indus
try was declared by manufacturers a
few months ago to be almost a hope
less task. At least they said, it would
be so slow that France would lose
her world trade in. textiles. Now,
however, a brighter view is being
taken, and governemnt figures sho-s
the Industry has reached two-fifths
of normal production. Manufacturers
themselves concede that the output is
at least one-third of that before the
war. All agree that rehabilitation Is
proceeding more rapidly each month
as the looted machinery is being re
turned from Germany or new instal
lations are coming from England and
the United States.
Some of the equipment was not re
moved, but merely damaged, by the
Germans, and this is being repaired.
This Industrial recovery which
seened unimposing at first, has been
made through the combined efforts of
the government and plant ownerr
against (Ilhlemulties that appear mo
formidable the closer they are ex
D)irect damage to the textile indus
try is eathnia ted by thle in istry of
reconstruct ion at 20,000.000,000 francs.
*.. eee .. . 0 .. .00.
*TDIALS NEWS1. *
* 0 eeeeeee.
Dials, DV"~. 29.-The Christmas hioli
days are in full force, thle days per
force being full or thle usual Yiilet ide
test ivities, 'lie aggregation of studen~ftP
andi teaneors addinug nuch to thle sea
The gladi tidings. "Peace on earth.
goodl will to meni," being enough to
make every heart,. no matter how
heavy, en'er' whiole-heartedly in the
Chrmist masi eel ebratlion.
Prof. Clyde Curry, of Vanderbilti
Uiver-sity, is spending the hiol idaiy
with his parents, Mr. ainnd Mrs. WV. C.
:M iss Mat1i Sc immnn has ret urnedl
o Greenville after cinjoying a brief
visit with home folks here.
Prof. C. F0. Brooks, of the 1Fdgefild
high school facul 1ty, !s spending the
holidays with his mother, Mrs. I. S.
'lrooks, of this place.
Miss Martha May Blaeltwell, of Con
verse College, has arrived at the
home of her- grandlparients, Mr. ancd
Mrs. WV. C. Curry, where she ia enjoy
lng the Christmas vacation.
Mr. Clarence Godfrey, one of Uncle
~'qm's hoys, stationed at Newvport
News, i. 'speno!ng a ten days fur
lough with his parents, Mr. arid Mrs.
Miessrs. "iee ITarris and David
Brownlee ha~ve returned from a pleas
'unt visit with relatlves near Green
Mr. T. M. Owings, who Is teachIng at
Tygersville, near' the North Carolina
line, Is spending the hiolidays her"
with hcom"folks. lIe is accompianied
Iy hIs aunt, Miss Olivia Curry.
The friends of Mr. J1. A. Thoma'on
are glad to know he !s able to return
to his hIome from t he Jul11Ia I rhy hio'i
pital, at hiurens, where he wvas coar
ried imimedidautely after receiv'ing the
Injuries which neceessitatedl the remnov
al of his arm.
'Phe pupils and narronn of Dinhn
school enjoyed a Christmas treo at the Jeanette Thomason last Sunday
schoolhouse Christmas eve. The event Miss Molly Powers, of 1,aurens, was
'was greatly enjoyed by all present. the attraclive week 'end guest of A Dr.Lia's. A. Cromer
Old Santa Claus, as a matter of course, Laura lelisms.
was present and very much in cvi- I'. and 11114' Iaii' and GRADUA7E - -
(ience to the delight of the little peo- little daughter Nell, spent Sunday with VETERINARY SURGEON &DENTIST
ple. r and Mi'. Haskell Cray and fariib Service Day and Night
Mrs. J. . Hellams returned to herFonain Inn, spent
home in Spartanburg S-unday after a several daylt with her sis- Charges Reasonable
brief visit with relatives here. te', M s. .1. A. 'ioinasrp.
Miss Pearl Henderson, of Lime- Trhe flex'. Watson filled his appoit
stone college, Is enjoying the holidays mont at Dials Sunday afternoon, reiepholef: Residence 201; Office 45
with her parents here. Mr. and Mrs. I'eaehing :t splendid Sermon to a
Lace Hendearson. small but IPreciative coig'egatlol. Office at Posey's Drug Store.
-Mir. and Mrs. Smith Boyd and little I 0""s to wishing the many readers
Eleanor, of Greenwood, were the of The Advertiser and the editor and - -.. . .
week-end guests of Mrs. 11. Y. SIM- staff a yei'y successfu d iosproiS "(100K mawvmCALLY"
m10nsm and family. New Year.
Mr'. -Marv!n Harris who has been lo- Mis. Alc:. McVail, l~ttle 11. y. Sun
cated In Charleston for some time as a mons, nd Mr. Bob McCall, have re
pharmacist, is now enioying a much tuined from a pleasant, visit 'ith Mi. Willi II ha Ilmussy, fussy, costly gas
needed rest at the home of his par- ani Mrs Cha'les of SA Mat and coal :--io preparation of ineals.
ents, Mr. and Mrs. 1). D. Harris, hav- thews I oe clean wiy, the I
ing given up his p)osltion in that city. 'Mr. Jamic Moore 111(1 i'other o way. Now an entire meal can be
of~~10 --Olli electic devices With
Miss Alva Stoddadrd has as her Gieeiville, aie visiting r'catIveit heie.
guest, Miss Darby, of Angusta Cross :I 'd aud coluifori. Let us show you
Roads. (I~~r"'--'s Tasteless ehll 'i'onicJ' eth'u
1, Vol 'EY ELECTRIC CO.
Misses MIar'jorie aRnd adel bJeanef.ty APLIAeCL5
Willis, of Gray Court, were the spend- icli'Cthnlld Yo by urInyiu.s ando t
issl Moo Powrso of Laurens, S. C.
the-day guests of %MissesI Ully1(1 *ing.lv!Aortte Effek P-ic'n fC.
AT THE CLOSE OF 1919
We wish to express to our customers arnd friends our profound
appreciation for the prosperous year we are just finishing. This
the first year of our business in Laurens has been a most pleasant
and profitable one. We feel that this splendid year has been made
possible by your recognition of our unrelenting effort to render a
character of service that would meet the demands of our hundreds
of customers throughout the county. And now, as the New Year
is ushered in, we wish to pledge you as merchants our determina
tion to serve you in the very best manner that our experience,
large buying power and real desire to aid will permit. It is always
our desire to give an honest value for an honest dollar and we be
lieve that this ideal will meet the approval of our present and fu
Wharton Clothin g o.
CASH CLOTHIERS "SUITS ME"
Laurens, S. C. Greenwood, S. C