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BALLT ?AT AT CHQJW HILL.
M?B7 Thaaksf Ulaf TlslWrs ? ChrUt
mM Tree, Deeeraber 24.
Cross Him., Nov. a8.?Rally
Day was observed at the Metho
dist Church yesterday. The chil
dreu did credit to their instructors
ami the choir furnished some ex
Mrs. W. C. Rasor spent Thanks
giving at Coronaca, with her sis
ter, Mrs. J. D. Austin.
Miss Ethel McKay of Greens
boro is visitiug her aunt, Mrs.
Miss Virginia Black spent from
W ednesday to Friday with Mrs,
L. F. McSwain of Clinton.
Miss Sarah Beeks is at home
after spending awhile with rela
tives in Coronaca.
M, K. B. Owens spent Thanks
giving with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Alec Owens.
Mrs, Alice Simpson of Clinton
visited relatives here the last of
H. L. McSwain went to Clin
ton Thursday evening to take in
Miss Mary Nance of Abbe
ville spent Thanksgiving with
her pareuts, Mr. and Mrs. R, D.
Miss Kate Austin entertained
a number of her friends Friday
Miss Virginia Black will leave
next Thursday for Ridgeway,
where she will visit her sisters,
Mrs. Desportes and Mrs. John
There will be a Christmas
Tree the 24th of December at the
Methodist Church and the whole
community is invited to unite
and make it a success. -
Youo*d find a beautiful line of deco
rated parlor lamps at
8. M, & E. H. Wllkea & Co.
A Rummage Sale.
The young ladies of the Pres
byterian Church will have *'A
Rummage Sale" Friday and Sat
urday, December 2nd and 3rd, at
Milam's old stand, North side of
the public square.
Rummage about your home and
see how many old things that
you can contribute. Old shoes,
hats, clothing, chairs, tables,
clocks, glassware, knives, crock
ery, tinware, just any old article
that will do service for some one
at a small cost will be accepta
ble, In contributing you will
aid a good cause.
Any one ha\iug articles to
contribute please notify one of
the following ladies of the Com
Mrs. W. H. Washington,
Mrs. Eugene Hudgens,
Miss Maine Ferguson,
Miss Willie Jones.
LIFE AT LISBON.
Lisbon Nov. 28,1904.
We are glad to be able to give
the few dots from this place. We
have made good crops and were
ready to enjoy Thank giving day
The crops are about .harvested
and a lot of small grain has been
sown, as high-priced wheat had
demanded it. We think some of
the many farmers have made up
their minds to have their corn
and meat houses at home and not
depend on those in the West.
That is the idea.
Mrs. Milam is in Columbia at
the bed side of her son who is
very ill. We hope to hear that
he is on the way to early re
Mrs. K. F. Teaguc. of Colum
bia, is visiting relatives in this
Miss Boyd, of Mountvllle, Is;
visiting her aunts, Mrs. Milam
and Mrs. Puller.
Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Hollis, of
Cross Keys, visited the families
of J. N. Wright and J. T. A. Bal
lew last week. Mr. Hollis is
one of the successful farmers of
that place, an upright, high toned
Christian gentleman, and we are
always pleased to have him and
his interesting family in our
Mr. Tom Holmes is in St.
Louis attending the World's
Mrs. Charles Robertson of
Alabama will visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T, S. Teague soon.
Mr. John Teague has a job at
that place and will return with
his sister the first of next Jan
uary to assume his duties.
Mrs. W. P. Morris has been
very unwell, but glad to say is
much better at this time. We
hope to see her up soon.
Death of Mae Jennings
Clinton, Nov. 29th.
Mae Jennings, a former pupil
of the Thornwell Orphanage,
died in Philadelphia, Saturday,
after a long illness. His remains
were brought here and interred
in the cemetery yesterday after
noon. His brothers, Revs. Clark
Jennings of Reidville, and Corn
well Jennings of Philadelphia
accompanied the body.
The funeral exercises were
[conducted by Rev. W. P. Jacobs.
We appreciate yonr trade and always
give you the very best quality of goods
at the lowest possible prioes. We will
be glad to serve you at any time.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Christinas Holliday Rates
ATLANTIC COAST LINE
announce rate of
ONE AND ONE-THIRD
FIRST-CL, ASS FARES
(Minimum rate 60 cents)
Tickets will be placed on sale
December 23rd, 24th, 25th, 31st,
and January ist, 1905; final
limit returning to January 4th,
To teachers and students of
colleges, on presentation and sur
render of certificates signed by
superintendents, presidents and
principals, tickets may be sold at
the above rate, December 17 th
to 24th inclusive, with final.limit
returning to January 8th, 1905.
For full information call on
ticket agents or address
W. J. Craig. G. P. A.
H. M. Emrrson, Traffic Mgr.
Wilmington, N. C.
Opening Books of Sufo
Pursuant to a commission isiued by
lion. J. T. Gantt, Seo-etary of State,
notice is hereby given (bat the books of
subscription to the capital stock of the
Crescent Company will ho open; ;! at the
office of the Laurons Steam Laundry
Co , Laurens, S. O , on Thursday, De
cember 1st, 1904, at 10 o'clock, a in.
Said capital to be (10,000.00 to be divid
ed into one hundred shares of the par
value of 1100.00 each.
C. E. Kennedy,
J. O. C. Flemmino,
Tt K. llUDGENS.
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