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After Fire Years Former Lnureus Mui
Gives up Prlnclpalsblp of North
The following which 1b of Interest li
Laurens, Prof. ThoimiBon being a uoi
of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Thomason, Sr
of this city, Is taken from Sunday'i
Mr, J, F. Thomason of the Nortl
Augusta schools has tendered hin res
ignatlon as principal of tho Schutt;
Township school and supervisor of tin
common school In North Augusta t(
take effect at the end of thin schoo
Mr. Thomason has boon connoctec
with the Hchools of North Augusti
since the summer uf tl)or>, and his res
Ignatlon is due to a desire on his pur
to pursue poBt-graduatu Ktudlca in bis
tory and economics nt Columbia Unt
verslty of Now York City, where h(
Intends going for a period of fourteei
r>??finir thn "orlod of Mr. Tl">miUJOn'J
administration, the ?chools of Nortl
Augusta have made remarkable prog
roBB In attendance, scholarship, ant
equipment. Tho common school hat
steadily grown and a High school de
partment haB been croated which now
offers a four year coutbo of thorougl
Mr. ThomaHon's success In the man
agement of the schools will prove t
laatlng benefit to the community. II
Is the wish of hiB friends that Iiis fu
ture career may continue so bright
and BUCceBBful, and hucIi a career It
confidentially predicted for him as ht
has given evidence of possession ol
superior qualifications for hla choser
profession, and It Is with sincere re.
gret that he Is given up.
Saved A Soldier's Life.
Facing death from shot and Hhell ir
the civil war wsb more agreeable to j
A. Stone, of Kemp, Tex., than facing il
from what doctors said was consum
ption. "I cantracted a stubborn cold'
he writes, "that developed a cough
that stuck to me In spite of all reme
dies for years. My weight ran down tc
130 pounds. Then I began to use I)r
King's New Discovery, which complete
ly cured me. I now weigh 178 pounds
For Coughs, Colds, La Grippe, Asthma
Hemorrhage, HoarsenosB. Croup
Whooping Cough and lung trouble, iti
supreme. 50c, $1.00. Trial bottle
free. Guaranteed by Laun-ns Drug
Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Beautiful line of Cut Glass Just re
3. M. ft E. H. Wilkes & Co.
CHARTER FOR O. S. A. ROAD.
Ultimate Capital Stuck Is Placed A
The; Greenville, Bpartanburg aiu
Anderson railway, which on un Inltlu
capital of $:t00,000 and an ultimatt
capital of $2,000,000, proposes to ex
tend the Anderson-Helton electric Ilm
on to Greenville und Spartanburg
has been chartered by the secrotar)
og state, with W. .1. Thackston o
Greenville as president and treasu
rer, J. R. Vandlver and T. P. Min. bot?
of Anderson, as vice presidents am
The papers show that J. H. Duke
13. N. Duke and Geo. W. Watts, all ol
New York, have subscribed for $llo,
000 of the stock. .1. 11. Duke for $70,u<K
and the other two for $20,000 each.
Five prominent South Caroline
cotton mill men and financiers art
down for $10.000 each?B. A. Smyth
L. W. Parker, Thomas P. Parker, H. .1
Haynsworth and B. W. Robertson.
A. Q. Purman, W. J. Thackston ami
J, I. Westervelt, all of Greenville, art
down for $6,000 each.
The directors are; J. i>. Duke, W. S
Lee, B. A. Smyth. L. W. Parker. D. P
McBrayer, J. n. Hammett, J. P. Cos
sett, J. R. Vandlver, H. J. Hayns
wo.th. A. W. Smith, and W. J
From Helton to Greenville the ex
tension Is to pass through the towns
of Wllllamston, Pelzer, Piedmont and
Gantt, and from Greenville to Spar
tanburg. through Taylor, Qreer, Pel
ham, Dunoan, Reldsville, Wellford
Falrforest, Lockhart and Spartan mills
The Laureus Extension.I
For tho present It is tho Intention
of the projectors of the enterprise t<:
build only to Greenville, but they
hope In a few years not only to ex
tend It to Spartanburg, but to carry 11
on around by Union. Laurens and
Greenwood and back to Helton, thus
forming a belt line through the heart
of the rich Piedmont section of the
The Dukes aro also said to be large
ly Interested in a proposed interurban
lino which proposes to connect up the
towns of Hock Hill, Chester, Fort
Mill and Charlotte, and a charter baa
been Issued for this purpose, but the
citizens and the council of Hock Hill
not being able to reach an agree
ment with the projectors, as to 'Cer
tain requirements Hock Hill demand
ed, there is no immediate prospect ol
the line being built. Among other
things the projectors wanted a "?0
GRAM) JURY'S REPORT.
Final Presentment for Sprlug Tern
To His Honor c. g. Dantzler, presid
The grand Jury beg leave to present
the following presentment for tblt
term of court:
We thank Ills Honor C. g. Dantzler
presiding judge, and the other oilmen
of the court for kindnesses and courte
sles shown us at this term of court.
We have carefully examined ant
passed on all bills handed us by tin
solicitor. The former grand jury ex
amltted the bonds of the county olll
cei'B, and they stand as then, except
that of the auditor, which, on account
of change in officers, required a new
bond. This we have examined, am
llud properly recorded.
The former grand jury recommend'
ed that our representatives use theli
efforts In securing an appropriatloi
by the legislature for the purpose ol
checking up the treasurer's office. Tblt
we understand was done, and bill pass
ed, and recommend that the propei
authorities proceed to carry out sucl
The supervisor's report was receiv
ed as Information, and we desire tc
commend him for the efficient and e
conomlc way he has managed the
We desire to express our approval
of movement on foot for Improvement
of court house, believing it to be foi
the best interest of the county.
The following special committees
have been appointed:
County onices?r. g. Wallace, W
c. Curry. I\ H. Bailey.
Public Schools?D. M. Williams, F
L. Bramblett, L. 1). Curry.
Roads and Bridges?W. A. Poole
P. K. Abercrombie, H. D. Hendrix.
Public Buildings?A. N. Bramlett
.1. I). Woods. .1. W. Bolt.
W. c. curry,
How Good ?ws Spreads.
"I am 70 years old and travel most
of the time," writes B. F. Tolson, ol
Elizabeth town, Ky.( "Everywhere 1
go I recommend Electric Bitters, be
cause I owe my excellent health and
vitality to them. They effect a cure
every time." They never fall to tone
the stomach, regulate the kidneys and
bowels, stimulate the liver. Invigorate
the nerves and purify the blood. They
work wonders for weak, run-down
men and women, restoring strength
vigor and health that's a daily joy
Try them. Only r>0c. Satisfaction Is
positively guaranteed by T,aureus Drue
Co., and Palmetto Drug Co.
Mr. Featherstone In Greenville.
Judge ('. C. Featherstone, of Lau
rens spent yesterday In the city wltl
friends. He was passing through tin
city on his way home after nttendlni
a banquet given in Polzer at which hi
was one of the speakers.
Mr. Featherstone is a candidate fo
governor, and when seen yesterday b;
a reporter for The News, he said in
had nothing to say except that In
was In the race and hoped to win.
Mr. Featherstone Is well known ii
this county and no doubt ho will re
celve a haudBome vote in Oreenvlll
In tho election.?Greenville Nowh
SUMMONS AND NOTICE.
State of South Carolina. County o
Laurens, In the Court of Commoi
The State of South Carolina, Plaintiff
Straus, Piltz & Company a copartner
ship consisting of-Straus am
-Prltz and others unknown res
idents of the Cltv of CInclnattt. 8tat<
of Ohio, and others, Defendants.
Summons for Relief.
To tho Defendants Above Named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in thil
action of which a copy Is herewitl
Berved upon you. and to serve a copj
of your answer to the said complain
on tho Attorney-General at his oftici
In Columbia. S. C, within twenty days
after the service hereof exclusive o
the day of such service, and if yoi
fall to answer the complaint with!)
tho time aforesaid, the plaintiff hereil
will apply to the court for the relie
demanded in the complaint.
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-General, South Carolina
Anderson, Felder, Roundtree & Wilson
W. P. Stevenson,
B. L. Abney,
Dated February 9. 1910.
To the Defendants: Strauss, Prltr. &
Company a copartnership consisting
of-Strauss, and-Pritz am
other unknown residents of the Cltj
of Clnclnattl, State of Ohio, above
Take notice that the Complaint to
gether with the Summons In this ac
tlon of which the foregoing Is a copj
was filed In tho Office of the Clerk ol
the Court of Common Pleas and Gener
al Sessions for Laurens County ai
Laurens In the county and state afore
said on the 18 day of February, 1910
J. Fr?ser Lyon,
Attorney-Genernl, South Carolina
Anderson, Felder, Roundtree & Wilson
W. F. Stevenson,
13. L. Abney,
Dated February 21, 1910. 31-6i
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early If you don't want to be dlsap
poluted In your drive. 1 ?-.rge as Is tho
equipment of this livery stable we
shall be overtaxed to supply the de
mand for Easter outfits. So order
early so you won't be among the dis
appointed ones. Special rates for
church calls EaBtor morning. Better
put your name down for one.
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