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The Laurens advertiser. (Laurens, S.C.) 1885-1973, July 07, 1909, Image 7

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The following, taken from the Spar
enburg Herald, is of interest in L?n
tens as it refers to Mr. Mr. .1. Mitchell
Jenkins who, before going to Spnr
tanbiirg, made headquarters here for
the llrsi year the farm demonstration
work was carried on to any extent in
the state:
"\ir. .1. .v. Jenkins, district agent for
the farm demonstration wrok in this
seclioiou, with headquarters in Spar
tailbtirg, will resign this position. It.
is understood thatt Prof. Ira NY. Wil
liams, who has chiiii:" of the farm
demonstration work in South Carolina
and who has oftlces in the state house
;.t Columbia, will take up the work
in this district ami carry it on until
a nan ?an he appointed.
"it is reported that Mr. Jenkins
has accepted a position as riee in
specter at Now Orleans. He will
leave for New York Monday before
going to New Orleans. As rice in
spector lie will be associated with
Prof. Chaiubliss, formerly of Clemson
col lege.
"The farm domonstatlon work as
carried on by Dr. Knapp and bis as
sistants is gaining a strong foothold
in ttie South. Fanners are daily tak
ing to the Ideas ret forth by tile dem
onstrators, and as a result scientific
farming is becoming more general.
"Next year a demonstrator will be
in Charge of the work in this district
who will give his whole time to it.
Partners in different sections of the
county will be called on to co-operate
with the demonstrators, ami thus on
every side Dr. Knnpp's plans will be
put to the lest of Impractical nppll
cat ion."
The Lauren* Furniture
The Laurens Furniture con.
successor to the Laurens F rniiur.
Mae ifacturlng company, has been or*
gant/ed with the following officers.
S. M. Wilkes. president; U. T. Dunlup,
vice-president; F. P. Minter, Secre
tary and treasurer.
_ _ i
Death at Fountain Inn of the Wife of
Mr. S. A. Franks.
Mrs. Margaret Hairston Franks,
wife ?>t" Mr. Samuel A. Franks, died
at her home at Fount tain Inn last
Wednesday afternoon, aged 55 years.
The deceused had been In declining
health for several months and, while
her death was not unexpected, it was.
nevertheless, a slun k to her family
am' relatives, and Is regretted by a
lai circle of friends and acquaint
ances in Laurens county where she
spent most of her life, the family hav
ing moved to Fountain Inn about 12
years ago. In addition to her hus
band and daughter, Miss Grace
Pranks Franks, she is survived by
one brother, .Mr. Robt. 0. Hairston,
coroner Of I.aureus county, and one
sister. Mrs. .lames Now ell of Winder.
On Thursday the funeral and burial
services were held at Fountain Inn.
Messt.s. K. (). and Chat lie Hairston
of Laurens, and Mr. Dorroh Nowell
of Wimler. being among those who
The New Waltz.
The young people who Indulge In
the giddy mazes of the wait?, will
hear with Interest thai the heads of
Washington and New York society
have declared that a "sitting out"
wait/, will ho more fashionable from
now on than dancing. The "sitting
out" embodies the same position as
dancing, the only ulft'erence is that
you i- it instead of dance. The man's
tight arm is around the girl s waist
while his left hand holds her tight.
Her left hand is placed on his shoul
der, while her bead rests lovingly on
bis bosom and all they have jo do is
to sit and listen to the music.
Now, that is something like it. We
have always regarded it as quite a
nuisance to gallop a mile or two. a
room full ot people sitting around on
sofa^ hugging to music is more to our
notion. This will give the old rheu
matic brethren another good chance
to wait/. Most men waltz. Iiol for
the dance but for the position, and
while many a man may lose his appe
tite for dancing, he has to get power
ful old before be loses his appetite
for hugging a pretty girl. Greenfield
Tilt' Groom l'rom Laurons County.
Mr. .loss.' \V. Boyd and Miss Olli.'
Mavis wore married yesterday after*
noon, ill 2:30 o'clock, at the home of
the bride's mother. Mrs. Fannie Work
man Davis, in Floyd township, the
ceremony being performed by Uov.
Jno. W, Speake, a cousin of the groom.
Only the families and near kinsmen of
the contracting parties wore present.
Mr. Uoyd is a native of Laurens coun
ty, a Wofford graduate ami n rising
young lawyer of Spartanburg, being a
mombcr of the linn of Carson ?M- lioyd.
'I'll.- bride is a young Woman of at
tractive personality and sweoi dispo
sition and has a large circle of friends
in the county. The young couple
start out in lite with the hearty con
gratulations and good wishes of hosts
of friends, Nowberry Observer, .inly
The Educational Is^ae.
Th." Laurens Advertiser wave a full
account of the Thorn well Orphanage,
prepared by the president of the Insti
tution, in its educational number.
The "space" given to this Institution
is appreciated Our Monthly.
stau? of South Carol inn,
County of Laurens.
W hereas petitions signed by more
than one-third of the qualified electors
and free-holders residing in School
District No I, Laurens Township,
Laurens County. South Carolina, ask
ing lor an election on the question
Of a High School III said District has
boon tiled with the County Hoard of
education, an election upon raid ques
tion Is hereby ordered, said election
to be hold the f?th day of July. A. D.
ItMtn, at Trinity Khlgo School house,
under the management of the Trus
tees of an hi school
Ml qualified electors and free hold
ers residing in said district are enti
tled to vole al .said election.
Those favoring the High School
shall vote a balloi containing the
word "Yes" written or printed thore
on. Those against I Huh School shall
vote ii hallet containing the word "No"
written or printed thereon.
Polls shall open at the hour of one
o'clock in the afternoon and remain
open until the hour of four o'clock
In the afternoon, when they shall he
closed ami the ballots counted.
The Trustees shall report the result
of said election to the Count) Hoard
of Kdueution as soon as possible
t hereafter.
County Supt. of Education.
Davis-Roper Company's Greatest of All
A Money-Saving Event that Commands Your Immediate Attention, Values that You have Never Seen Before.
Seasonable Goods Marked at Prices that will Appeal to You.
Boys' Suits!
Boys' Suits worth $1.25, now.
Boys' Suits worth ^r.50, now.
Hoys' Suits worth $2.00, now.
Boys' Suits worth $2.501 now.
Boys' Suits worth $3.00, now...
Boys' Suits worth $3.50, now.
Boys' Suits worth $5.0), now .
$1.98 and $2.29
2.49 and 2.89
3.49 and 4.29
Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing,
Shoes and Furnishings
of Every Description.
Come and Get Your Share of the Bargains
Mill End Prices!
Stetson : i i ? Low (Juts*
Hunan's >?"< und $d low cuts
Crossott'f ri low cul patent leather
Howard A- Fostor low cuts worth $4,
Mill Kml Price
Howard St Foster f>8.50 low cuts n ?w
Men's low cuts worth now.
Men's low cuts worth $2.50, now
Men's low cuts worth |3.00. now
s:j.l<j to s |.29
3.98 to 1.09
3.19 to 3.39
3.19 to 3.39
2.98 to 3.19
2. 19 to
i'iue io ets Ginghams in to to 2<> yards lengths.
Mill Und Price.
^6-inch Percals worth t2icts. Mill Hud Price
Vard-wide Bleaching, worth 10 cts. Mill Bud
-^6-inch Sea Island, worth 7-jcts. Mill Bud Pri<
readies1 pure Linen Handkerchiefs, Mill Bud
Kxtra fine Cheviots in short lengths worth 1 ?ets.
Mill Hud Price .
Best 50 ctS China Silks ill all colors. Mill Bud
Hxfra good white I,own, worth jr^Cts to 10 cts,
Mill Hud Price.
45-itich extr;i line Linen Suitings,
Mill Hud Price.
Ladies' tine Silk Petticoats, worth >i-s ?''?,*
Mill F.ud Price..'
$r.o 1 White Bed Spread. Mill Ku 1 Pr
cts Gloves, in all colors. Mill Hi
Ladies' line Voile Skills.
Mill Hud Price.
s 1.99
09 \\
Come t.? this Sale to Supply Your Wants. Read carefully every line?study the Prices. Never such values offered
Clothing, Shoes, Gent's Furnishings, Dry Goods, Notions, Ladies' Uendy-to-wear Garments of every kind,
It's the Biggest Value-giving Sale ever given hi the Carolinas.
It's Worth Coming Miles to See.
?B.4? ?
Never such values ever offered you
before?you should see them.
Laurens, S. C.
We positively will not charge Goods {S$'i
during this Sale. i jfijl
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