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Lieut. M. M. Stewart was here Sat
Dr. Lantye Williford is here from
Atlanta Dental College.
Mrs. Bye, of the Bethel community,
was a caller in town Friday.
Miss Mary Y. Ellison was a visitor
in Ridgeway recently.
Miss Eddie Sweet spent Sunday at
home from Columbia College.
Miss Kate Traywick, of Blacks
burg, is visiting Mrs. J. L. Robinson.
Mr. Palmer Macfie, of the Prsy
terian College, Clinton, was at home
Mrs. James Minor Workman, of
Washington, D. C., is visiting her par
ents, the 'Rev, and Mrs. G. G. Mayes.
Mrs. D. F. Sanders and son, Hamil
ton, of Springfield, are the guests of
Mrs. Thos. M. Seawell this week.
Mrs. Jesse Bramlett has returned
to her home in Cleveland. Ohio. after
a visit with friends and relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Caldwell. Mr.
and Mrs. Montgomery, of Hartsville,
motored over and spent the 19th with
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Caldwell.
Messrs. WV. L. Kirkpatrick, A. Lee
Scruggs, J. R. Smith. Thos. M. Sea
well, W. D. Douglas, T. K. Elliott and*
T. A. Moore atended the Red Cross
Rally in Ridgeway Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. George S. Ruff and*
little son, after a visit to Mr. and Mrs.
J. N. Caldwell, have returned to their
home in Newberry county. Miss Fran
ces Caldwell accompanied them and
is taking in the Chautauqua in New
h erry this week.
Mrs. T. K. Elliott gave an after
noon reception Saturday -in honor of.
Mrs. Albert Douglas and her sister.
Mrs. Rustin, who was v:fsiting Mrs..
Mrs. N. A. White entertained at
bridge Wednesday affternoon. Four
*tables of players enjoying the games.
Mrs. J. E. McDonald, Jr., was award
ed a woven basket for holding the.
highest score, and the consolation, a
phone pad in a dainty hand-embroid
ered case was cut by Mrs. J. M.Lyles.
Mrs. Southworth of Columbia and Mrs.
Arthur Dickison assisted the hostess
in ser-ving a salad course with punch
'followed by cake and ice cream.
> the Red
Miss Sue Doty entertained at a sew
ng party Thursday morning in honor
f Mrs. John DuBose of Columbia, wvho pl1
was her guest for the week-end. A ti<
nmber of guests enjoyed the morning du
enewing friendships with Mrs. Du
Bse, whose home was here until she;
was a young woman. After the sew-'
ng bags were put aside a salad course
with iced tea was served. B
BRIDGE CLUB. i
Mrs. J. M. Lyles entertained the
ridge Club at her home on Friday
aternoon. Three tables of players 'fa
njoyed tiie game. An ice course with th
akes s s.erved after the game, at
AFTERNOON RECEPTION. 0
On last Thursday afternoon at six t
'clock, Mrs. James L. Bryson held a P1
eception for Mrs. Amos E. Davis.
ad her sister, Miss Brown, of Ccon- sr~
ord, N. C. The large parlors .f P
irs. Bryson's home were thrown to- ed
ether, where lovely flowers of everyb
he were used in profusion, roses and fir
aisies predominating. Misses Maiyme Te
Peepies, Virginia Owens, Mart Do.ug. ca
las and Margaret Brice served punch M:
r n the sunparlor to the guests :.oon as
fter they arrived. Later block ice- ha
ream and cake were served in the
ining room where yellow daisies at
ere the decoration. nc
BOOK CLUB. F
Mrs. J. J. Obear was ho.stess to the ar
Book Club last Friday afternoon. eo
'his being the regular meeting for ar
election of officers, Mrs. C. F. Elliott E
as elected president; Mrs. J. L. Bry- rit
son, vice-president; and Mrs. 0. J. bu
rimi, secretary and treasurer. Mds-, hc
ames Thos. M. Seawell. J. M. Jen- ar
nings and C. F. Elliott were appoint- fa
d by the retiring pres;&:c as pro- th
gram committee for next year. The' M
iterary program consisted of readin:rs sa
nd papers on interesting places in al
rance-"The Riviera." by Mrs. g
Sru rs; "Monte Carlo." by Mrs. Jen- or
nings; "The Boulevards," by Mrs. El
iott; "The Bastille," by Mrs. Seawell. ti
t the conclusion of the program. fa
rs. Obear served delightful ice cream he
amd cake. in
CHILDREN'S DAY. th
The Children's Day exercises hekim i
the Methodist church on Sunday morn
ing were very well attended by all de- P1
ominations, very much enjoyed. andlw
did much credit to those who took part
pive 5 pe
CARD OF THANKS.
[ wish to express to the good peo-'
of Winnsboro my deep apprecia-:
n of the kindness extended to me
ring my recent illness from injury.
W. A. Hood.
Your correspondent was called to
ythewood on business on the 15th;
~tant. After finishing my mission,
;raveled through some of the farms.'
et up with one of the progressIx e
mers, Mr. John Cook, and spent
night. Next morning Mr. Cook
myself walked ov.er .m.! inspe':ted
growing crops. He has four ac:-es
fcorn in one field that will average
o feet in height. and never was
wed, only worked with a harrow.
'om present appearances and stalk
:e, it wvill yield forty-five bushels*
acre. His mats have been harvest
one week wmo, and will -jeld 20
shels to the acre. His wheat seems
er than any I have seen. even his:
getable garden of one-half acre in.
bbage and Irish 1:otatoes is fine.
. Cook showed -ne an Irish ,otato .
large as ordinary cocoanuts, and:
been using them for three weeks.
Mr. Cook raises everything at home.
: always has something to sell. I
ticed his smokehouse was well hung
th hams, middlings, shoulders, etc.
'om what I saw of pork. molasses:
d hominy, and his hin f l-aSt year's
i-n, he'll have enough to supply him
d family nearly twvo years long'er.
men his mnilk cows are of Jersey ,va
ty. and he always has milk and
.tter to sell. I saw four of as fine
gs of Berkshire and Essex kind as.
yone wants to see. They were so
and lazy that they sat around on
eir haunches. dog-f'ashion. I asked
r. Cook what he f?d them on. He ar
id wheat bran and buttermilk. He TI
ays has something to sell when C<
ing to the city, usually carries 10 fo
12 dozen eggs and some butter. re
Hjs poultry is Minorcas, of non set- st
gvariety. Mr. Cook is a model ar
rmer and takes pride in it. He says be
tries to be progressive and believes o'
the maxim that our first president. co
orge Washington, said: "Farming is th
e most noble and grandest occupa- di
n of mankind." ra
Mr. Cook's farm is called the Raines ps
ace' and is three miles from B!ythe
Success to The News and Heraldi.
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or pipe,black-heads, freeldes, blotches
nd ta,as we as for more seros facescalp
and boyeptions, hlves, eczema, etc., USe
tlseJc compon of sulphur.M lo
afew drops ina glass of water-it esat the
root ofithe trouble and purifies the bod
Physicians agre that sulphur is or.e of the
moteffective bloo puiesnon de
Be sure to ask for HANCOCK SULPHUR
COMPOUND. It has ben wth sats
factory results for over 25 years.
50c ad $1 the bottle
at your druggist's. If bie can't supply yu
send his, name and the price in stampvsa
we will send you a bottle direct.
HANCOCK LIQUID SULPHUR
Aske Y 'F r Grocerd
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[EETING OF STOCKHOLDERS.
Notice is hereby given that as no
nal meeting of the stockholders of
e Nevs and Herald Publishing
impany was held at the regular date
rsuch meeting. n.e the undersigned,:
presenting a majority of the capital
ck of said company, hereby call an
nual meeting of the stockholdecs. to
held Tuesday, June 11, 1918, at 3
lock, P. M., at the office of said:
mpany. Said meeting is called for
epurpose of electing officers anti
rectors and making necessary ar-;
ngements for conducting the corn
IN WEEK WAS
ABLE TO RESUME
Knocked Me Out so I Had to Quit
Working." He Says.
LOSING MONEY FAST.
3egan Taking Tanlac and in Week
Was Toiling as Hard as if Noth
ing Had Been Wrong.
"It's the honest truth, before I had
tken this Tanlac a week Iwas well
nd strong enough to go back to
ork," said W. R. Wade, weJl-known
esident of Winnfield, La., the other
"I had a very bad case of stomach
rouble and rheumatism," he contin
ed, "that knocked me out so I sim
ly had to quit working. My stom
ach was in such an awful fix every
I wish to a
)I have opened
Sness in the bui
~by Elliott's mJ
Scarry a full lin<
groceries and a
serve the want:
thing I ate disagreed with me and
made me miserable all the time. My
limbs and joints would ache so I
could hardly stand it, and, in fact, for
a& whole day before taking TanJac I
wasn't able to 'put in a full day's
work at all.
"One of my friends had been taking
Tanlac and told me it had done him a
world of good, so I got me a bottle
to try. Well, sir,- it sure surprised
me, for I began to feel better 'right
away after the first dose, and before
the week was out I was back on my
job and have been working right along
ever since like nothing had ever been
the matter with me. I never saw any
thing in my life before that gave such
quick relief as this Tanlac, and I have
n't had a single symptom of my trou
ble since I started on 'it."
Tanlac, the Master Medicine, is sold
by Obear Drug Co., Winnsboro; Blair
& Long Co., Blairs; T. 'A. Ladd, Daw
kins; S. F. Castles, Rockton; Ridge
way Drug Co., Ridgeway; R. W. Sut
ton (R. F. D., 5 miles east), Ridge
way; T. B. Willingham, Strother; T.
nnounce that I+
a grocery busi=
rket. I shall
~of fresh fancy :I
hall be glad to S