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Reward for any case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hall's
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Cheney for the last IS years. ani believe
him perfectly honorable in all busitsin
transactions anl lihaneially able to carry
out any obligations made by his firm.
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acting directly upon the blood and mnn
cons surfaces of the system. Testimonials
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by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family i'llls for conotipatlot
H. S. BLACKWELL
Attorney at Law
1romtntit attention given to all bsinest
Money to loan on Ieal Estate
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AT YOUR DRUGGIST.
.A 11E NDEDI S l'31MOt NS Foil It 1,1,1EF1'.
state of Soth C'arolina,
C'ount~y of lureits,
CO' tT' O:) ('O.\l.\ON I'laMA:.S.
The .1. WV. Copeland C'ompiany, P'lain
''. L. Oxtiem, t. .i. Oxner. 1'. 11. Oxner,
M\rs. laiz~zie' ('alu lhell, .\ars. .lanlie
lIfill, .\I rs. Onie" (ulhertson, .\lrs.
anid Toliver O) xnert, of' .\lississippii, iIf
li vingi. and ii dea~d .lanie., Oxnter andl
l1ur Oaxne) r i, andi~ anty and! all otherii
Iiunes, a 'e. Ia nutheri, :un~lIdilces of
antd all o1lher Patt tis ha~vintg atny itn
tert i. or lin or(t cla i nttttpon all
t hat Iral- af latnd situiate illns tltares
(1ountyi, Moth I Catotina , rntainfing
a' r'. , Icr or less, llnuwn as the
iturrienane P'laae, ani boaunde'd by
larttl. of .Jalams Naho ~, It. (GrilIn
P i Iitt'( ( decedl. 11.~ abdotrs ando WV.
W. Grteene, lI etetotm tIs.
'To the D efendants Atj ve Namteu:
Y'ou arte hierte'by sit mi honed't and r'e
.plaintI itt tris action of' wleh a copy
is herewith IiervedC utpon you1, and( to
ietrve a copy ofI your Answer to the
satidl(1 Compaint ont t he subtscribhers at
theitr ottice, Etnterptrise National Hank
Buildinug, it at Iauretns, Southt Car'ol ina,
wiithint t wenty (lays arter the service
.hereof, exclusive or the (lay of sutch
service; and if youl fail to answer the
ComnplaInt wIthbin thle titme aforesaid,
-the Plalintiff in this action will apply
to the Cout rot' relier demnanded in
DIAL1 & TOD)D,
Dated, Laurens, S. S.,
March 10th, 19161.
To the Defendants Tollver Oxner, if
living, and ir dead Jlames Oxner and
Biruce Oxner, and t) all oither heirs
of Isabella (O. Oxnter, deceased, atnd of
said T[oliver Oxner', If deceased, andl
to any andI all other laties having an
interest in, lIen or claimh upon0, the
land described above, and to any and
all suchl partIes as mtay he tudetr the
age or twenty-one year's, 4nd per'sons
wvith whom they reside:
You will Iplease Itake not ice t hat the
.Amended Comnpta i In I this atelotn, to.
gether with thte Amtentded Situnons or
which Ithe above Is ai copy, was filed int
the o cc of ithe (Iock of Courtt or
Common Pleas for bjanretns County,
'South Cairollina, ont the - day of
You are also not ifleed to apptlly for'
the appolntmnent of a Cuard ian Ad
Litemt to reptresenit any of suchl tun
Jknowna heIrs or' partIes as tiay he In
fants wIthin twety days after the
service of thtis Summtlonis upon you, and
If you fail applicat Ion fot suchel atp
poiniment wvill he made by the PlaIn
~Lurens, S. C.,
IA1 & TODD,
Mar-ch 10th, 1916. 37-31
W ade School.
low nice it would be to have Wade
school and Pine Grove school consol
idated? This has been discussed for
some time and most of th'e patrons are
anxious for it. As long as there is
any hope of consolidation and a nice
up-t-date school building, there is no
use to spend much money on an old
Just before school started, Septem
ber 13, the trustees had the interor
of the building painted and this add
ed very much to its attractiveness.
The children are very eager to make
their school interesting and they
worked faithfully for Thanksgiving
and Christmas entertainments. The
patrons attended well.
Our school was in need of supple
mentary library books and a Washing
ton's party was decided on. The
weather was unfavorable. However,
$It6.20 was cleared. The rest of the
money will be invested in maps and
a picture, it is our intention to have
an Easter egg hunt, then a picnic at
the close of school. The two perfect
attendance pupils are Gertrude and
Friendship school, which is situated
in Youngs Township has had a suc
cessful session so far. Our school has
been going on very nicely and has
made many improvements. On the
night of Thanksgiving, in November,
the Rural Improvement Association
gave an oyster supper for the benefit
of the school. The amount of $18.00
was cleared from this supper. This
money has been used in buying twelve
new, single desks, six new shades and
a new front door. The association is
nwr getting ipl a play, which we are
going to have some time in April. The
money will go for the benefit of the
school. The children of the school
raised $5.00 for supplementary read
ers which we have enjoyed reading
A number of public meetings have
been held at the school house. The
teachers taught a night school three
weeks. U)r. Bryson of Gray Court
catie over and talked to the children
and Riural Improvement Association.
We have also had several interesting
The trustees and patrons, as well as
a nutilber of other lieople, of this com
imuiity, seem very miu1ch interested in
the welfare of the school. They give
Ieir support whenever it is needed.
Our altelldanlCe for the year has been
good. being higher 'th: it was last
year. Tlie names of the pupils who
iac nolt missed a d1ay so far are
Mlarshall Birady, .\lice \\'bb, Mluth'i
lace and .\larthla 1-lnas of the l ri
iiiary .or ul e ':.I-:oh oI a l, . ien Wal31
lu. W11illia nI L.omas and111 l'a (.titry
o. the advtanced trade..
I rindlship sc~hool ha:s two teacher::.
S .and 'lea Ward.
i':s i. t1w th;ird ses;io~n for .\iss liar
:i.,. :111 l t stan m or.\ls \\iss at:icI
ihi s cho. 'i m :h~l
Since last .Iuly we have beein very
i.iisy tig,1 i o raise en3 ug33h mIi ony to
1 a! our audit3rium33. an3 have Mnadie a
righlt gaud sltart towardl aruoniplishinig
I.:tst fall Ill patrons of the .Ihool
gave at ba;1," of (0033o1, which will go
1for tli:s plurpose. We gave a box sup
per ' efore ('hristmas, which helped
out a great deal, and last ridh y night
an entertainment was given by the pu
pils of the school. We have raised
about one hundred and lifty dollars
this yea3. Eleven dollars was spent
f(r having a well bored. Several
lamp11 climineys and some oil have a1l
so been b oughit for the school. The
children brouglht money, which was
usedI in bu1ying brooms and pans.
O:1r literary society meets every t wo
week'IS. \\'e' ha ve literestjing miieetings,
.13313 . '-1i3l33n 1 cli deites. 'I he3 133
13n3)1: h. T'I a ll.' 3 dan33c3 is 13iually
1take3 a greal3 33 intrc' ini thle ('d1:3ntion
\\''' have a'I large23 schoo)3l this year3
and33 11h3 aVeralge aittendan33ce is very'
good.1,11353 Tho who) have Vt (omle everyv
day33 arei: .\l3'll .\berer'3omie.' .\laadge
11:311. .\1i3'e llell 11(1t, Palm33er' Inlighit.
1 131thl 130hodes. .Iane 133 o1per3 , Itosa Suml
l.1idie llellants3, Corriej3 Knuight.
Our' teachers'' 10or thIs year03 ar3e Miss
.\ladige .\le Kittricok, t eachier of the3 ad
vantcedl grad(es; .\iss ILuille Wolf',
l)pr(icPal an 33(encaheri of thle 1311terme~
dfiateI gradL~es. an 3 .\1liss Pl~llie .\ceKit -
I rick, pr3 31imay ('nehier3.
The l)resenlt y'ear has beeni a very3
successful one~ for' the 0Ora gr'aded
ber with an enrollmienit of fifty-flye
andl by .Januairy it had reached Seven
ty-one. Thlis is the largest enr3ol lment
in the histor'y of the school.
Theire are nine grades 131 the school
and two teachcirs are employe3'd. W. L.
ILatimer. plrincipal, teaches the ad
vanced gr'ades; .\iss Alamnie Byrd
teaches the lower gr'ades.
The llterairy society meets twice
each mionth., The dulties consist of
diebates, recitations anld essays, One
nmeeting each miontih is a puiblic onie,
and appr)3opri'ate exeircises are Ohb
servedl for spcil d1ays, suchl as
Thanksgiving, Feb. 22nd(, etc.
The Ladies School Improvemencut As
socliatfion, du1rig this termtl, has ri'nsed
$113.55. Tils was (lone miniy bly the
"Get a Hale" plani. Thie assocIatIon
hlas bloughlt a teacher's desk, and1( hais
adldedl 0o1her thIingsi to the school equip11
mlenit. The associatloon offer's t we goldi
mledais, one foir the best wIor'k 13n the
society, anid one to the girls for' tile
Th'le Ora school, (luring the year has
Iinc'reased lier' librarmy bly 3moreP than
Iwo()l hundr13ed vol umes. Thiiis 1; pirobi
abily a counlty reCcord( foi the pr'esenlt
lecauise of tile r'apidi growvth of the
scholI, thle Irustee andc 13( 1 atirons arie
hopin1 g to miake imprI)3ovemlents befoire
the nextd s'ssin. The petitions foir a
b)ond issue and extr;a tax have beeRn
sIned. Tile school hopes to begin thle
next session in a new building andl
wIth three tr.aeris.
Come and see tihe best and cheapest
line of Poich Rocker's ever shlown in)
During this school term a number of
improvements have been made in the
school. Shades, waste baskets, pic
tures and library books have boon
bought by the School Improvoment
Association; also several minor im
provements have been made.
The amount raised by giving public
entertainments is thirty-seven dollars
and twenty-five cents. All this amount
has been expended for improvemets.
We feel the great need of a new school
building and hope to have one in a few
A play "Valley Farm" was given at
this school building on December 22nd
and it was given again at Ilickory Tav
ern in .January. On the 22nd of Feb
ruary, the Calhoun Literary Society
held a public meeting celebrating
The pat-ons of the school have
shown that they take great interest
in education by their attendance at
public meetings and entertainments.
They also take much interest in the
School Improvement Association.
The perfect attendance pupils are
Ethel Armstrong, Grace Wallace, Ruth
Wallace, Arthur Wilson, Janie Wilson
and Robert Wilson.
Our teachers this term are Miss
Helen Martin, who is principal; Miss
Maary McKee, intermediate teacher,
and Miss Iucia Wolff primary teacher.
The school session of 1915-16 opened
September 6, with an enrollment of
twenty-six. Upon entering the work
for the improvement of the school,
we determined to join 'The Get a Bale"
movement. In our endeavor we came
next to the front with a 5.12 pound
bale of cotton.
The total amount raised for im
provements, up to date, is $105.11.
About $85.00 has been put into school
imnprovement s such as desk, globes,
hanging inmps. clocks, mottoes, point
ers, flag, bookcase, books, stove, pans,
vases and centerpieces.
An oyster supper given by the
school was much enjoyed by the par
ents and those interested in the school
affairs. The public was delighted also
with a Christmas tree gotten up under
the supervision of the teachers. The
school children also treated a large
audience with a play and other inter
'tle following pupils deserve credit
for having perfect attendance during
the year: ( ilt Ie Simpson, Ralph
tioung, Alice Whitmtlre, Owens Whit
mire and Allix Davis.
'I'Twetly-five have enrolled since .1 an
try, maki ng thi' total enrollment of
tfty-one. 'I he teachers are Misses
l.uia .\iken and Sarah Steuart.
P'ine. Growe Behol.
'ihe school grounds have been clean
ed off. stuimps hai been remtoved
fro.m the ,arti, the hiour ami desks have
bete weil cleanse'd and all birokeit
panies have be'en replaced. \\e have at
F.'hool im pro4'metni'tt A.<sociation and
literary society (oltmbined. \e have
at mieeting every two weeks and at
ways carry ouit a very good proraml.
\\e had at box Supper on April 10ith
and made I we nty-liv e dollars. F ive
dollars was expended for at banner
and the other will be expended f'or
library buoks. \\e also got tlteen dol
lars worth of suiippleintary readers
for the library.
\\e have thirty-one pupils enrolled
and have through the ninth grade.
Our teacher is Miss Ilessic .Jones.
The ive perfect attendance pupils are
as follows, Willie .lones Beatrice
Wa rd, 1,ellie .\lae \\'orkman and
Lisbot school, Which is situated six
mmile; southwest of I ,aurens Court
Iitusi' is a oneC-room1 fram bu1' ildin11g.
many 13 pileaslklan games dur: ing teir re
44>5 htouris. Thle S41choo l iprovemllent
.\SSoci' at iontll has lanted a hedge atlng
the t) sideCsil of the yardni. it is grow
intgli raily and1( in1 a1 fw year1s will be
ant add41ed imp1rovemellnt 14o the attra('
Iivn'e(ss of1 thei grounds14. Two4 rowis (of
('annlas have beetn pilated 4)n elIther
side4 ofb t4'he t bulingt~. lTh' ILisbon
schoo(il has h141I I tre tult Ii4 melet ings
I tis termn. A\ box suppijer was given
in November)4 I a11n1 I wellty'-th doIla01inrs
was ised4'(. 'IThe ('11ilren -O' Iav their
recid1tatin and1 11( sontgs. A fitward the
gifts from the ('hrlistma tr15 ee were
(list ributedC~. .\iss Graiy w'it~h hter lec
Ilre and11111( iltrs of Ytel lowstotne Patk
were( great ly entjoyedi by Ithe commun111
Ity' at large early in lFebruary. The
School 1iprovemlenlt Association has1
bought a set of eight splenId~l~ maps1)
whichl are or great benefit to teachler
and14 pupils. Six ntw erasers are filling
a long felt wanit. .\lautde Corbett, I~n
ette Teagute and4 'Carl Teague will ro
ceive perfect attend~ance bttolls. Tile
teacher' is M\iss Elizabetht N. Mlcbure.
Green Pondm~ school opened on Oc
tober' 18th wIth seventy pulpils, the ma
jority of the parenits andi thlree teach
era prlesenlt. 'rTe mot'ning everecises
were condullctedl by Rev. M1. Tr. WVhar
ton, after whticht Dr. ii. B. Stewart
gave an excellent talk on sanitation,
Thtis year' we htave aln additional
tax of thiree 1mills, tihe compu~llsory ed
ulcation lawv, and thle ladles of ouri
communlltit.y' have o~ganiked an im
'rThe teacher's and pupils, with thle
aid of thie Improvemlent Association,
It'ustees, platronts and fr'iends of the
comml~unlity, hatve raised Illree hundred(
anid thirty (dollars and twenty-fIve
cenits by ickitng cottotn, givitng a bale
of cottonl, and4 eniteCrta11iment s. With
this mtonley the lbutildIig hlas beeti fur n
ishedl witht new liatent dlesks, wa
ter' coolers, windlow shlades, 01ne coal
stovc and( brooms. They htave al1soi
puirchasedl a basket andi a volley biall
Th'e h1gh school0 putpils have organ
ized a lItter'ar'y soc1 'iet tis yeart' wich (
mteets once every two wveeks. With
these imptlrovemlents in school, we hope
to hlave a gr'eater' impr~tovement in our!
commutnllity In tile futuret'.
Yout can vnd v'ery near everything
you may need at J.' C. Butrn~s & Co's.
two big department 'stores in Lauirens.
Buy yoiur spr1ing 1)111 at .J. C. Burns
& Co., anld you will save 15 to 35 per
ent of yurs money.
SCHO L SHOES
OU'D be as
you knew how
this Shoe Store
There's a multitude of children
that come here for shoes---and they a
get the right sort of shoes, too---every
one of them!
Right shape, right leathers, right
fitting and right price. The goodness
of our shoes and our ability to serve
Every Foot as it should be served,
has won for us our fame as, Expert
Don't let the Children's Shoe proposition
bother you any longer. We have the proper
Shoe for them whether it be patent, dull, ta ,
white or tennis. I'
We've special Shoes that were made to
correct all the foot troubles of young, growing
feet, and expert service is at your command.
Clardy & Wilson
Children's Shoe Specialists.
County School Fair!
Make our store your headquarters. And
ask to be shown our line of
Chevrolet Motor Cars, Too.
We can furnish you nearly anything in the riding,
driving or pulling line except the motive power.
O Plantation Supplies
JOHN A. PRANKS
. The Farmers Store U