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Miss Louise O'Donnell, who hat
been in Sumter during the past win
ter attending St. Joseph's Academy
it at home for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hardin, whe
were married in Columbia on Thurs
day, are here visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Hardin, In North Anderson.
Misa Virginia Coffin of Spartauburg
is visiting Miss Vina Patrick.
Mrs.* A. M. Sharpe is visiting her
sister, Mrs. J. E. Wakefield in Pied
Miss Atlleen O'Donell, who has been
spending the past six months in New
York, with relatives, returned home
Miss Lauri? Smethera has gone to
Eatonlon. Ga., where she will spend
several weeks visiting her cousin,
Mles Helen Little, who waa here in
the high school, during the past year.
Mr. and Mrs. Willett Sloan will
go to Highlands today for a visit to
relatives. Mr. Harry Hill, who has
been visiting th-TI. will return to his
home at High lr is.
The Civic Association will meet on
Thursday afternoon at five o'clock,
with Mrs. J tunes L. Tr I bb le on
North '.Main street.
Miss Louise Jones of Spartanburg,
and Miss Flora Laughlin of Vicksburg,
Mllss., will be the guests of Mrs. R.
C. Laughlin on Green ville street this
week. Miss Laughlin has been spend
ing some time with Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. I .au ghi in.
Master Blair Crayton has Issued
Invitations to a few friends for a
party on Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hast have re
turned" from their wedding, trip.
Mrs. G. kB." Greene entertained
eighteen little girls, yesterday after
noon at a delightful little party In
honor of little Miss Dorothy "Wells of
Columbia, and little Misses Catherlno
and Merion Bolt of Laurens, three at
They spent the time on .the lawn
playing merry games, after which
their hostess served a dainty sweet
couse. AU were then carried for a
deilghtful automobile ride, ending a
very happy afternoon for each one.
Beast Ifni Qr den Party.
A beautiful garden party waff given
Friday evening by Miss trances Ma
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i Jor, Mr. Sam Major, and Mr. Charles
? Major at their home Just south of
It was given in honor of their house
guests, 'AUHH Ida Brownlee of Ab
t bevllle. Miss Vera McPhatl of Pendle?
' ton and Miss Izetta Pruitt of Starr.
The lawn was attractive with my
riads ot Japanese lanterns, with,
benches and swings everywhere. From
: a prettily arranged old fashion well,
covered with- ivy, delightful nectar
was served all during the evening by
Miss Jennie Cunningham and Sara
Spearman, and later dainty refresh
ments were served. About two hun
dred guests were present and fully
enjoyed this delightful occasion.
A wedding or great interest waa
that of Miss Hazel Thompson ot
Ranger, Texas., and Mr. Ernest R.
Tucker, of Anderson, S. C., wblcb
took placo at the home of the
bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. F.
Thompson, Wednesday evening, June
2nd, at 9 o'clock with the Rev*
George E. Nels of Ft. Worth, Tex.,
officiating. Since tho announcement of
tho engagement the bride has been
recipient of several partis and show
ers given bi her honor by her many
friends In Ranger, and also In Baird
where she has been teaching for two.
Tho wedding was unique in that lt
was an al fresco affair. Thc large
porch which was used as the bower
for the musicians was artistically de
corated with palms, ferne, masses of
roses and capo jessamines; from thia
to the altar tho grass was carpeted
with white runners forming tue cen
tral aisle of the miniature church. Tho
altar was indeed beautiful with a
background of ferns and potted
plants intermingled with masses of
After Ute assemblage of about a
hundred guests, Mrs. Kirk D. Hol
land gave thc first number of the
musical program, "Because I Love
i You Dear," with violin obligate. As
the first notes ot the wedding march
from "Lohengrin"' fell upon the still
night air the bridal party came down
the beautiful white aisle. Leading
was the bridesmaid, Miss Eugenia
Simmons of Royse City, Tex., fol
lowed by the maid of honor, ? Miss
Ethel Rawls. Then came the little
ring bearer, Miss Catherine Hodges,
attired in a dainty frock of white with
pink ribbons, carrying tho ring in a
tall Illy. Following came the bride
who entered on the arm of her father.'
As thc .bride approached the altar she
was met by the bridegroom who was
attended by his beat man, Mr. Mar
I vin H. Hancock, of Baird, Tex. Beauv
tifl in ita solemnity waa the nroces
sion, and the Methodist Episcopal
ring ceremony, which was moat im
pressive with thc Kev. Geo. F. Nols
pronouncing the marriage vows. Dur
ing the ceremony Traumerei was play
ed and for ti o recessional the musi
cians gf.e lohengrin's wedding
The bride was beautiful gowned in
a crepe mc too ri overraperies of
matine caught with seed pearls. The
bodice was combined with chiffon and
pearl trimmings. A girdle of white
charmeuse completed this handsome
bridal gown. Her coiffure waa a sim
ple arrangement adorned with a sin
gle strand of pearls. She carried be
sides the bouquet of bridai roses a
real lace handkerchief, a family heir
Shortly after the ceremony the
doors of the home were opened to a
stream of guests eager to congratu
late the happy pair. The decorations
In the house being roses, cape Jessa
mines and carnations. The wedding,
cake was cut on the porch where the'
guests also registered in the bride's
book. An ice course was served.
The marriage of Miss Mamie Adams
sud Mr. Edward Bobo Murray was au
event of wide social interest, taking
place Thursday night at the honro
of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mr?.
B. T. Adams on College street.
The ceremony at 9 o'clock was wit
nessed by a large circle of friends
and afterwards a reception was held.
Thc beautiful home was handsome
ly decorated with Easter lilies, glad-,
loll and peonies lu the spacious
halls quantities of ferns and lilies
were artistically grouped and tall
floor vases with lilies were seen ev
erywhere. In thc drawing rooms a
tone of pink was observed. Hero
gorgeous pink peonies and gladioli
lent their stately beauty and diffused
a gentle fragrance over all. And so
each room had its own flower.
In the left drawing room where
tho ceremony was performed an al
tar was formed of Easter lilies and
ferns, having for a background quan
tities of palms and other plants. The
room was a veritable bower of flow
ers, baskets and wall pockets filled
with great bunches of peonies fur
ther decorating the walls and the
mantels were banked with tho same
flowers. ? .
The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. E. C. Dargan of the First
Little Miss Harriet Adams andi
Miss Mary Taylor receded the bri- j
day party, each wearing the daintiest
of white lace dresses carrying bask
ets of pink snap dragon. With
broad white satin ribbons they form
ed an aisle for the bride and her at
They .were followed by tho ush
ers. Mr. Dudley Woodward and Mr.
Willingham Tift of Tifton.
Following came the bridesmaids;
Miss Cornella Adams and Mise Mild
red Taylor. Miss Camille Willing
ham and Miss GlfVdys Schofield. Miss
Helen Barnes and Miss Leila Rogers,
Miss Evelyn Estes md Miss Ruth
Obe;ry, who wero beautiful gowns
nf whitfl tnffntn. f.-tshlnnmi omnh-i
with lace and net trimmings and
touches of pink taffeta and quaint
hoop skirts. They carried bouquets
of pink peonies.
Mrs. Joseph F.*eed of Knoxville, ma
tron of honor, was lovely in an im
ported, gown of white sati> and rose
points. She carried a bouquet of
The bride ontcred with her father,
Mr. B. T. Adams, and. was mot at
the altar by tho groom and bia .best
man. Mir. B. T. Adams, Jr.
The- bride was lovely in her wed
ding gown of white crepe faille, trim
med in ruBe point with a foundation
of satin. The tulle veil was hung,
from a lace cap interlaced with orange
blossoms and the bouquet waa show
er of lilies of the valley.
Mrs. Adams, mother of the bride,
wore a handsome gown of white crepe
taffeta with real lace and- mecklen
A reception followed the ceremony.
Guttenberger's orchestra furnished a
most beautiful program for tho even
lag and there were a number of at
tractive girls serving punch, includ
ing 'Miss Leonar Neel, Miss Adeline
Small. Miss Gray Goodwin "and "Miss
The bride ls the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. B. T. Adams and one bf the
sooth's beautiful young Women, pos
sessing , the most attractive charac
teristics and enjoying a wide popu
The groom. Mr. Murray, ls a man
of sterling qualities, popular In so
cial circles as well as in busings,
and holds cue of the chairs at- Mar
After the rc-r^ptlon J?r. and Mrs.
Murray left for a trip west, where
they will bb for several weeks.
.'Mrs. D. B. Sloan of Clemson Col
lege announces tho engagement of her
daughter, Nela Taylor, to Mr. John
Treatien Foy, the wedding to occur,
some ti .during the month of Oc
Country Warnen Khoold Not, Ape City
In tho July Woman's Home Cem
higftron Fr?nk A. Waugh writes a very
interesting article on "The Country
Winn's Opportunities." Among
other things he urges country women
to invite their friends to eat with
them whatever they happen to have;
without tho fas?) and worry of apec
ifc! preparation. On this subject he
say? In par*,:
"I shalt ho sorry to see the day when
tho country woman thinks she must
glve * guest grapefruit with scallop
ed edges, and salads made after au
embroidery pattern. Potatoes, boll
ed with their packets on. and eaten
with aalt and butter..a slice of-ham
from your own smokehouse, a jar ot
last summer's preserves, a loaf ot
homemade bread sad a pitcher of milk
fora a meal that any country wooran
can'offer a guest, with a minimum of
labor and a maximum of pleasure for
the. guest. I>on't let us- superimpose
With The Ch
The Parliamentary Law Class.
A class (br the study of parlla
[mentary law has been organized by
the women of the First Bptist church,
with Mts. Rufus Fant as teacher and
Miss Vera Pruitt secretary. It mcetB
at the church every Thursday morn
ing at 9 o'clock and the lessons are
thoroughly interesting and instructive.
I The first part of the time is given to
[study and the remaind?-. to practice.
It ls very essential that the'members,
as well as thc president, of an or
ganization know something of parlia
mentary law; because as presiding of
ficer is almost helpless without the
co-operation of those In the audience.
Wli n wc do know more about it, busi
ness meetings will be made Interest
ing- and not seem to drag along be
cause we do not know what step to
Y. W. A.
The Y. W. A.'s had a good attend
ance on last Sunday and an Interest
ing pr?gram on "Tho Efficiency of
the Union/' Miss Vera Pruitt was thu
leader and she was assisted by Misses
Nan Lewis, Frances Riley. Bessie
Tucker and Cora Bynum. A picnic
was planned to bc held as early as
convenient, and every \. W. A. girl
is asked to vat cl. for the announce
ment and prepare to go.
Tho next' meeting will be the last
for thc summer and tho progr im will
bc In charge of the college *Y. W. A.
girls, who have come home. Some
thing interesting ls expected.
The following officers were elected
for the next year:
President-Miss Lucile Burrlss.
Firet Vice President-MISB Annie
Second Vice President-Miss Inez
Secretary-Miss Lou Nelle McGee.
Treasurer-Miss Lou Latimer.
. ELECTRIC CIT
. Items pf Interest ?od Persan J
. Wireless on thc ill
Big Yield of ?heat.
Mr. Sam McAdams of Iva was la
the city yesterday and while here
stated that no made 9 1-2 bushelB of
wheat on a piece of ground 100 by
175 feet, which is a remarkable y iel l.
He said that tills was made with c r
dlnary seed wheat and that he thinks
thc yield would have been much bet
ter ,ha?4 he.,usen! wine better secj.
Are Selling Fast.
Mr. Walter H. Keese stated yester
day that he was selling the links for
the Bobolink' bracelets, the new
friendship bracelet, as fast as he could
get them in. This is thc latest fad
in bracelets .and nearly every girl in
town has one.
Negro Woman- r- -
Leola White, a negro woman was
given a preliminary before Magistrate
Geiger Friday morning on the charge
?f sellin**: whiskey. The decision is
reserved until the ' lawn as to agency
can be investigated.
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Ia City la Interest
Lau rr 1 Park Camp.
Prof. I. B. Brown was In tho city
yesterday in interest of Laurel Park
Camp at HenderBonville, N. C. Prof
Browne ls connected with Porter's
Mr. Walter EIrod at
Mr. Walter El rod, a prominent citi
zen cf Central waa operated on for
appendicitis at the Anderson county
hospital yesterday morning. He was
reported as much better late last
%JL Ci S
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? For years wc have been es
tablishing a reputation for
furnishing everything that is
best in drugs, at the same
time ^ kecking prices down
where they belong.
S We are not substitutors, and
you can get exactly what you
ask for at this store.
Very special care and atten
tion is paid to compounding
*In Basia**A For Tofr Health.*
Assistant Treasurer-Miss Nelle
Auditor- Mis? Vera Pruitt.
.MN.vi" mi ry Society.
Tia- Missionary society ot the First
Presbyterian church will meet on Mon
day afternoon at 6 o'clock, with Mrs.
J. Q. Cunningham on W. Market street.
Tho l'hilathea class of tho Central
Presbyterian church met on last Fri
day evening with Mrs. James Thomp
son, at her pretty home Just eust of
Then; were not so very many of the'
members present, on account of the
threatening clouds, but those who did
come had u moat enjoyable time.
After thc meeting the hostess served
a delicious salad course.
Soeial Meeting IMiilatliea Clans.
An especially pleasant meeting of
the Senior l'hilathea class of the First
Baptist church was held Friday af
ternoon with Mrs. G. W. Chambers,
Mrs. J. li. Craig and Mrs. Ernest
Johnson at the home of Mrs. Cham
bers on fiver street.
Thc president, Mra. D. C. Hrown,
presided ami the election of officers
for tho next six months was the prin
cipal business for thc afternoon. Mr.
J. A. Hrock was elected teacher with
Mra. Alice Robinson as assiatant.
Misa Gertrude Sander?, president,
Mia? Margaret Evans, vice president,
Mra. Frank Holt, secretary, Miss HOBS
Tribble, assistant secretary.
Mra. IA?Y?S Sanders, treasurer. Miss
Nell Harton assistant treasurer. A
committee was appointed to select
some pictures and other little furnish
ings for the class room.
After a delightful, hut abort musi
cale program was given, after which
dainty refreshments were served.
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k7 SPARKLETS .
il Mention Caught Over th? .
reeta' of Anderson *
Mr. James Cook, superintendent of
one of thc county chain gangs was in
tho "dty yesterday and while herc
said that thc work of improving the
National highway between Anderson
and the Savnnnnh river was progress
ing nicely. Thc road is being widen-!
cd, straightened out and fixed up gen- j
On account of the heavy weight of j
the engine which ho has ordered ror
the grading In connection with hauling |
the sand for the city paving, Mr.
Clarence Osborne ls having the bridge
over Rocky river repaired in order
that ho may be able to haul the sand
from Carpenter's Mill.
Work on Remodelling
Is Being Belayed.
The work of tearing down the old
walb? of the Jenkins buildings on
South Main street has been straped.
It was reported yesterday that a deal
was on for the purchase of that pro
perty and that nothing further would
bo dono until this was settled'.
While our limite
them at a disco
devices ever j^att
While they last.
Skirts at $1.50
That are just a little better
rn style, quality and /it
If you are interested in pretty
Come in this week and look
over these very clever
GERMANS STUDY .
Berlin, June'lD.~~Dootor Anton
Meyer-Gerhard, whose long., report to
Forolgn Minister Von Jagow and
other officials of tho foreign office ac
quainted these officials'fully with the
status of public opinion in tho United
States regarding, tho. sinking of the
Lusitania and otKer^nctden^ts of sub
marlnc warfare, will be given full op*
portunlty for a similar report to
Chancellor Von Betbmann-Hotlweg
before actual preparation of tho'
German reply to the latest American
?ote ts begun.
Whether.Or. Meyer-Gerhard who
was sent to Germany by Count
Hornjtorlf, Gorman'ambassador to the
United States, will present a report to
Emperor William In person lu not
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? supply of Toasters lasts? we will sell
unt of 1-3 off the regular price. This
is one of the most convenient cooking
n PubHc Utilities ?&.
We are going to remodel our
second floor* And to make room
we will close out the following:
1 lei Linea aa?! LInene Skirt* from
last season, Mw* ar? weil made,
ellghtlj Bolled, make dan** morning I
presses.. Hold $8,00, HW and *L50.
TOBT cholee. Monday
r Ne. 2.
1 lat Ladles* Sommer Dresses, same
eat eise*, tftia lat consists, of Lawas
Gsbcrdlncs, sold cn to $*.00? KMW.
?7.00 and I'JW. Choice Monday.