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Laurens. S. C.
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LAURENS, S. U., JAN. 11, 1922.
De Valera may be incuided no'v
among the list of Atatesmen with jobs
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Poultry raisers are trying to plac
a tariff on eggs to keep us from buy
ing Chineso es. If Somebody doe
not buy Chinese eggs and other Ilik
things, how are the Chinese going t<
-buy our (ottoni and cotton cloth?
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Time legislature has a hardi problen
before it. ('nusual weather and bol
wvevil conditions have lnade the pay.
ment of taxes Uils year more than or
Ilinarily burdenmsomne and thero is nt
assurance that I)iople will ho in better
shape at next tax-paying time than
they are now. Yet tile state. county
and school diriet governments must
go on anid progress eanulot be Ilpheld
to a danger point.
It is very well that expansion of stat(
institutions for higher learning h
s;top)e(l for a year. There is reason
to helieve that fibancial conditions will
ause a redlcttion in the numbers seek
lng colile iate educration for the neCXt
few years, and the colleges are now
a'li to meet th demnands of the time
at least in regard to huildings. ilm
)rovement of course. of study should
The Advert iser thinks that tihe leg
islature might give serious thought to
the wcpeal c.", the minimn wage for
teachers. We offer no comparison he
twen teachers' pay and that of any
other profess lon. he innimum -wage
sej is not imocrat-lc and will. in the
ong" run, work to the Injuiry of educa
tiOn). 'Phe minimum wnge scale in In
du0try is the principal- harrier in the
of u rLry to normal business to
day and will sure1g mndermilne the
uMfe"iected reign. of 1mnual b.peri
T a0eMi tlhat an effort will be made
tail YOear to shift more of the tax bur
dbu on those who are already paylng
most of It. JLoglslatprs might V.ell h%
convinced that the tax b)urden cannot
he s-hifted. It is coiming out of the
yearly production qf wealth in the
state and will bep paid by the producer.
Wennomy should be the wateirw-ord.
URoFS "CHOOLS ro
REPRAIN F11OM I)E'l1
State Superintendent of Educat Ioil
Advises Trustees to Stop Schools lie.
fore Riunninig Inito Debt.
'4Whenover scihool funds are exhaust
ed the schools ought to shut dowvn,'
saya State Superintendent of Educa
tIon J. E. Swearingen In a letter tc
county superintendets, a copy of whieli
has !been receIved by J.. T I. Wilson
superintendlent of education of this
county. Mr. Swearingen wrItes:
"Will you m.please be good enough tc
write me how much money has beer1
-borrod for schools in your county
sInce July 1. Please state also, whal
debts have been carried over by the
colmty board of educatlood or by any
district from 1920-21. UnluckIly, th<
bad practico of allowing a floatinp
ackool (lolbt prevall in some districtr
andi in solno0 COunties. I earnestly
urge every county board of educatior
and every local board of trustees to re.
fraIn freom running into debt now
Whenever school funds are exhaustet
the school ought to shut down. Con
tinued service by any teacher ought t(
be at the risk of suich teacher, or up)Oi
the personal 18guaranteQ of local schoo
trtistees. The income of one scholas
tic year cannot be used lawfully o
morally to pay the debts either of
preceding year or of a succeedlnj
Acting in accord with those instrue
tions, Mir. 'Wilson has sent out circula
hetterrs to trustees advising them o
the amount of money to theIr credi
and statIng that expenses for teachin;
and other purposes should not .be in
curredi above this figure.
Look(ng For Che'ek Flasher
.Police officers hore yesterday wer
.o~n the hook-out for a check-flasher whm
,.wao thought to bo headIng this wa
from Ne~wboarry. SherIff Reid receive
a menage from 'Sheriff Blease, of New
'berry, telting him to be on tho wate
for thoesemooth gentleman, who wat
deson'ibedl as being Nbout 5 feet ( inche
high, With a round face. Hie had nc
put 1ri~ is appearance at last report
ygstcrd1ay, but both county and cit
officeW'sWvre -keeping a close watch to
000 W.EDABLNIGTN : -
3WPASSD AWAY StJNDAY
F ther of CoL T. -D. Darlington, of
r thia lty, Died In Allendale.
News of the death of Col. William -R.
Darlington, of Alleuiale, was received
in the city Suuday. Col.; Darlington
wis the father of Col. Thos. D. Darl
ington, of thuis city, and had visited his
son hero on several occasions, making
many strong friendships among peo
Wle ofrthis cify.
An account of 'the death of Col.
Dar!!ngton, taken from 'The State
Allendale, Jan. 8.--Col. William iR.
Darlington, "Gand Old Man" of Allen
dale county, died at his home here
this morning at 4 o'clock. His death
was not unexpected, as ho had been
a sufferer the last seven months from
a stroke of paralysis received last
The funeral will be held at the
Methodist church here Monday after
noon at 4 o'clock, followed by inter
ment in Swallow Savannah cemetery.
The services will -be conducted by the
Rev. S. W. Ilenry, pastor.
Colonel )arlington was in his 80th
year. lie was born near (Dunbarton
in Barnwell county In 1842 and up
tintil the last Year Of his life took an
active interest in all affairs pertain
Ing to the welfare of his community.
Ile was in many ways the most intiu
ential citizen in this section of the
state. Ile was the first chairman of
the board of conumissioners which
directed the efforts to form the coui
ty of Allendale, efforts which came
to fruition in 1919. At the time of his
death he was chairman of the county
pension board and also a member of
the con ty board of commissioners.
Tle virgor which Colonel D)arlington d[i
rected to civic affairs was also reflect
ed in his keen business acumen an(d
driving power amid accumulated for
hin much imi valuable city and plantation
He acquir'ed his early education at
Barnwell Male academy. At the be
ginning of the Confederate war, he
volunteered and was mustered into
the First South Carolina infantry in i
Charleston. lie served gallantly until
the cessation of hostilities, the last
three years as orderly or top ser
geant. lie was in Charleston at the I
time of the attack on Fort Sumter.
Later he was with the Army of the
West, taking part in the light at Bel
mont, Mo., and 'Corinth, Miss., and
other engagements in the upper 'Mis
;issippi valley. J11 ISQ1 he wa re
ifummned to his iative state, where he
became a ml'emiber of the Second South
Carolina artillery under Colonel La
mar, and was in the combined artil
lery and infantry service during the
remainder of the war periodl. lie was
in Battery Reid, which was cited for
conspicuous bravery at the battle of
Secessionville. As part of G(gncral
Iardee's com's, le was in the engage
ments at Cheraw and Averysboro and
Bentonville, N. C. lie was wiith Gen
oral Johnston's army at Greennsboro
when the surrender came.
Ti'wice married, Colonel larlin'gton
Is survived -by his widowv and -three
chld~(ren. In the late '60's lie mar
ried Miss Laucy Allen, the family from
wvhichx the county took its name, To
this union, four children were -born:I
Tr. ID. D~arlington, '\iss -Laura Stoney
Darlington, \lias Lucy 0. Hi. Darling
ton and William R. D~arlington, Jr.,
Miss Laura Stoney D~arlington (died
After the death of his lrst wife,
Colonel Darlington married Miss E'liza
b)oth -Porchuer Rtoney, daughter of
Peter Gaillard Stoney, of Charleston.
An upright citizen of strong con
victions, Colonel Darlington was a
man of wide Influence, and his (death
brings a sense of grief and personal
loss to many people throuaghout this
cection of the state.
flY EFFICIENCY MEN
(Continued from 1Page One)
school at the University, and wvhen the
state can affordl it a 'huilding program
at the University to average $50,000
ito $100,000 a year.
boae enlaingement of the wturk of the
badof pu-blic welfare.
Increase of salaries at Winthrop
'It is estimated by the committee
that cavings effected by these and
numerous other alterations in depart
ments would save a half million dol
'lans or' more. The committee says
that the state hospital is one of the
best managed inst'tations of thec kind
in the whole country. Tribute Is also
lDaidi to t-he management of the school
for the deaf and blind and one or twvo
-'The committee is composed of
a (Senator's Chilstemi'en, Lightscy and
3 iller, and RepresentatIves Hlamblin,
rf ughes and Anderson.
- ' So .It Does.
Tlhe 'teacher had( been giving at lea
a son on the. reindeer-its haunts, lthl
IIts and usages. One boy was not pny
t ing 'a bit of attention and the teacher
Ipounced on him, "Now wha~t .is the
use of the reindear?" she asked him.
The startled urchIn looked up, paused
a minute and then said, "It makes
thing%~ grow teaceW"'
S SPECIAL NOTICOES.
*. SOS., 8 * * * $ e S
Lost--Gold filled Eversharp Pencil.
Nngraved -initials "A. L. A." $2.00 re
Nvard if -returned to A. L. Anderson,
Electrik Maid Bake Shop. 26-it-p
Farm. For Itentr-Two egood farms,
horses,' fodder, bay and far'ming' tools.
J. S. Machen1 Greenville. 26-5t
Salesman Wanted to sollcit orders
for lubricating oils, greases and -paints.
Salary 'or commission. Address The
Harvey Oil Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
Young men, women, over 17, desir
Ing government positions, $130 month
ly, -write for free list of positions now
>pen. I. Terry tformer Civil Service
examiner), 1372 Continental Bldg.,
Vashington, D. C. 26-3tpd
.S-trayed-Fb~ron Sedalia, S. C., on
January 3rd, one English Setter male,
color, white witih a black heal1 and
.ght side of neck black, black spot on
left side and one near his hips, black
ticked legs. When last seon was
iround Cross Anchor. If found, no
tify 1). 1. 10stes, Chester, S. C., and
celve reward. 26-t-pd
Annonneement-A no'ther big reduc
tion in Buick cars. Come in-look the
Buick over and compare with others.
ICNOW the value of 'Buick. "When
better automobiles are 'bijilt DBuick will
build them." E.riest W. lachen, I au
Welding--Ilave your welding of all
inds (done at Irnest W. Machon'y
-arage. lDlone by Fred Martin, ex
1erienced nt'chanic. "When better au
tomobiles are built Buick will build
Cabbairge Plants--.lillion Early Jer
'ey Charleston "rost 'Proof Cabbage
Plants for immediato shipment, $1.25
)er thousand, five thousand lots at
41.10 shipplint ':ioint, via express.
I'hcse are South Carolina grown. 0. J.
)errick. Laancaster, S. C. 20-21-pd
For Sale-Twenty-one good pigis,
rady for delivery six weeks old, next
Liriday an:d Saturday. Three triet!
-rood sows, aid tlrce shoats. (1. Y.
lellams, liarksdale, S. C. 26-It-lId
For Sale--talby Carriage. Apply to
Urs. Paul Alexander. 26-1t-pd
Wanted--To buy wagoin cotton seed.
'lso milk cows for sale. J. W. lien
Notlee-Whlen you want your corn
,round bring it to It. '1,. Ranage at
laixkadale Stationi. 26-it-pd
Ivaiited-liesponsible parties, with
;ome cash to invest in a land syndi
ate in Florida wher there is no hard
imes, crops growing the year round.
,ome see me at Probate .Judge office.
will show you how to make from 100
o, 250 i.)er cent on small investments,
nid long term to pay for 100 acres of
Ine land 6 miles from Orlando, Fla.
r. M. Thompson, Iaurens, S. C., Box
For Sale-Young mules turned back
in me. Sell cheap for cash. V. Cani
Vharton, Waterloo, S. C. 26-St-p
('1abbage Plant:+-Plenty of them.
Oc hundred. For sale at McDaniel's
1uignizing Plant and J. C. Shell's
Jor C. 26-t
For Sale-- S. C. Rhode Island Red
oosters, Cook strain, $2.00 to $5.00;
)ne AicoIa cockerel, $1.50; White
kfrican Guineas, $1.25 each. W. Ray
knderson. - 26-1t
Shots--I have four shoats, weigh
ag from about 75 to 100 pounds. 'Price
ron $7 to $10. MY. G. Clardy. -Lau
-onls, HRt. 5. 26-it-pd
For Rlent-Two horse farm on Far
ey avenue. House, barn and well on
.)lace. Half mile of square. F. 11.
iaine, Laurens. 26-It-pd
For Sale-FMggs from prize winning
thode Island Iteds, $3.00 per setting.
31x of the'e pullets and hens were un
Ier the blue ribbons last fall. W. W.
Y~hitchead, 254 Gordon St., 'phone 442.
Wanted-To buy some fodder and
at straw, and about four Seabright
~antam lhens. 'Lewis An~derson. 25-2t
(okers Pedigwreed Deltatv - Webber
:otton Seed (long staple), $4.00 per
.ushiel; also Coker's 'Pedigreed Webber
J'o. 49, StraIn 4. at $2.75 .per bushel.
Alnt of each variety ipulls about 1 3-8
.nches. These are seed produced from
Irt year's planting 'of above Pedi
~reed Cottons. WV. C. Mitchell, Mount
~ille, S. C. . 25-3t-pd
For Rent-Hugh Gray shop property
5 for' rent from first of January, 1922.
rall on Merchants & Farmers Bonded
Varehouse, P. -A. Simpson, -Prea.
Government Wagons-For Sale, or
iftered in exchange for corn, oats, hay
ri lumber. 'Wagons in good condi
Lion. Di)xie Ice and Fuel Co., Clini
llub-My-Tlsm, antiseptic and pain
diller, for infected Sores, tetter,
pralns, neur-algia, rreunmatismn.
F OR forty years Sloan's Linment
Shas been the quickest relief for
'"neuralgia, sciatica and rheunma
tismi, t ired muscles, lame backs, sprains
and strains, aches and pains.
Keep Sloan's handy and apply freely,
without rubbing, at the first twinge,
It eases and brings conmfort'surely
and readily. You'll find it clean and
Sloan's Linimeht is pain's enermy,
Ask your neighbor.
At oal drugglsts--35c, 70c, $1.40.
rb botsook a nto
Coids Cai se r3ip end hInas
AXi1VE BROMO Qt10UN2Tablets tpsfoethe
cso. Ther6 Is balao-'i Q~inaag
f BAN mToy -
United Btates of AAnrica,
IDistrict of Sputh Carolina.
In the District Court.
,!n the matte of Chapman Brothers,
Noticei h by given that the above
named firm as been duly adjudged
bankrupt,' the first meeting of the
creditors of *aid bankrupt will be held
in the Cour$ House in .the city of lau
re-na, S. C. I on the 16tbh day of Janu
ary A. D., 922at nine o'clock in the
forenoon, A hich time and place the
creditors an y appear, examine the
bankrupt, provo their claimn and
transact such other business as may
prolerly come before said meeting.
1E. M. BlYTHE,
26-It-A Referee In 'Bankruptcy.
Calomel is a
Next Dose ma< Salivate You,
Loosen Teeth or Start
Calomel is mercury; quicksilver. It
crashes into sour bile like dynamite,
cramping and sickening you. Calomel
attacks the bones and should never be
put into your system.
if you feel bilious, headachy, consti
pated and all knocked out, just go to
your druggist and get a bottle of Dod
son's Liver Tone for a few cents which
i a harmless vegetable -substitute for
dan-gerous calonel. Take a spoonful and
if it doesn't start your liver and
straighten you up better and quicker
Ihan nasty calomel and without making
you sick, you just go back and get your
Don't take calomel! It makes you
sick the next day; it loses you a day's
work. Dodson's Liver Tone straightens
you right up and you feel great. No
salts necessary. Give it to the children
because it is perfectly harmless and can
*. C. Featherstone, W. B. Enight
FEA-TUH TONEB A KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
Laurens, S. C.
All Business Intrusted to Our Care
Will Have Prompt and Careful Atten.
Office ever Palmetto Bank
Mr. Featherstone will spend Wednes
day of each week in Laurens.
0. Langdon Long
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Enterprise National Bank Building
All 'Legal Business Given
C. E. Kennedy & Son
LAURENS, - - - S. C.
W. M. NASH
Terracing : Leveling
M Gray Court, S. C.
The Car Everlasting
Ellis Motor Co.
Apply Electrik Maid
LAURENS, B. C.
Opposite the Postoffice
Otove's Tastiless chill Tonic retotes
Energy end VitalIty by. Purifying -and
Enrichling the Blood. When, you feel its
etrengthenlng, invigorating effect, aeo how
It brings opltt to the cheeks and. how
it 1114p91e :the .appetite, you will then
apPreplattt true0 toniosplite
Ordt Tetelessg chill 'Tonic Is sinmply
Jron and Qulninie suspended in' syru So
14*6: Idenlikelt ite blo
5W taigtog, vigo,
- Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens South Carolina
01500 In, Peoples .Bank luJ. -
T "Recently Vacated I
Four Rooms and I
Four Rooms, Large ]
Will rent whole or either t
SEE C. T.
Bids will be received i
Jan. 19th, 1922, for tho
for Mr. E. J. Adair at C
of the work and material
the building along wit]
specifications will be furr
contractors. Bids must
terial (including plumbin
to complete the building
contract. Bids must be v
in care of R. W. Wade, .
right is reserved to rejec
YOU WOULI.DT QR~AtI<'I
'T0 SAVE YOUR SAVE $Mi
'You'll 'walk more miles than
if you don't -buy extra tires. Y<
tlmes their actual cost some nig
between Disappointmient and ext
Always a good tire pnd tube~
Simpsqn, Cooper & Bab,
Attorneva at Law.
Wm Practiee In all Stat. Oeurta
Pxbmpt Atteation Given All Buses's
V E N BROS, MA-10
& GRANITE OC.
ealers in everythig gg t
he largest and best 9irj
tal mills in the, Catolin
iy N. Lee Langstor
Large Bath Room
Bath and 2 Kitchens
pper or lower apartmwen.
mntil 10 A. M. Thursday,
completion of residence
inton, S. C. - An outline
already incorporated in
i the original plans aud
ished by the architect to
include all work and ma
? and heating) necessary
according to the criginal
ddressed to the architect
Ltt; Clinton, S. C. The
L any or all bids.
od, S. C.
r'ro you, Pur OF
. 6UYIN.! EXTRA
IT CAN'T 2.i
-the nut~her of dollars you save
mu'll be willing to pay several
ht when they leave you half way
that fits your car and pocketbook.