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I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
T-* ? - ' ' ? -? I
Rarely In the history ol Laui as
society hftH thoro bee given u more
brilliant or ti more delightful re
tlon than that tendered WcduesdH)
afternoon by Mba Wlllou Gray In
honor of Miss Willie Gray Harris, win
win on Wcdaeadaj of this week be
eomo th<; bride of Prof. Columbu iJ
Marlin of Fur man university. .Mr
Harris, whoso ho/n<'. "Oreystone" .
noar the village of Gray Court won
last week the guest of her couuti
.Miss Gray, und on Wednesday nfler
noon inot many of tho close frh . i
that became hers during her < ij ii
Laurents ns a teacher In Ihe city
The Qrny home on West Main ?ti
was tastfully and beautifully ado ??
on this happy oceaslon In h tul i u
befitting tho season; both parloi
halls and the dining room were t rus
tically decorated with the Chrl
)??<lis. Wreaths of holly a td ? \ dat I
mistletoe. .Mrs. W. L. Ora) uu-t
guests at Ihe door and condui te I !
to the parlors where they wer?
coived by Miss Wlllou Gray and
Dial Gray. The occasion wns n mis
cellaneous Rhower, and mnny wet
honutlful gifts bestowed with
? st felicitations upon tin- brlde-<
whoso popularity wuk ntli sted it - m?
dogreo by the largo n".ni' ? r and
gance of these offerings. Kach o t
guosts was presented with ortisth
devised and a hainlsotlielv <!?? or;
booklet lit vvliieh she was rotpie
to wrlto Some v.i.M; far the future llfi
of the bride-to-be; much enjoyment
was i> rod need in the reading of I
wishes. And then tho Indies nil of
fored cxcollonl ndvlee in the nr) ? .
"managing h husband." In which wnt
had much incniuu ni and genuine et
Miss Gray Invited her guests into
Hie dining room where a live eour
luncheon, most dolleiouH in kind, wa
served in the eloganl stylo thai char
acterizes all such occasions at Iho
Those present at Miss Gray's recep
tion wore: Mesdatnes, C. IO. Gray. W.
u. Rlchey, N It. Dial. \ 11 Gray, A.
Todd, C. L Nottingham of Cape Chaiv
les. Va., las. W. Powell of Wilmington,
N. C, .Misses Annie Gilkerson, Ander
son, Haltlo Roland, Todd, Bessie Ro
land. Simmons, l">ln|a Tolbort. .loin
Hudgons, Menu. Itrockinglon, Calniei
Kendrlcks, Glonn, Colvin, Poatross,
Cray. Wei.her. flyrd Itarksdnlc. Bar
nett ami Sullivan.
Mlsa La I la Mae Dial left Friday af
toruoou to spend the liolidays in Or
t.'iigeburg ^v i'U her college friend M
Mrs. .las. W. Powell of Wilmington,
N. 0.. and Mrs. c. i.. Nottingham <?;
Cape Charles, Va., are in re for the
holidays with their mother, Mrs. Rosa
Wednesday afternoon ni tho home
of her sister. Mrs. Connor Kuller, Mia
Noll Millei was tho charming hostes:
to Ihe young ladies of tho Twenty-two
club. Atter several games of Hearts
a delicious salad course and chocolate
was served by Miss Miller usi Istod b>
.Mrs. Fuller. TIlC gUCStS Of lllO all :
noon wei'o: Misses Julia Gilkerson,
Annie und Uli/abeth Rlchey, Jo le
Sullivan. Mary Todd. Fllzabeth Shi II,
Daisy Sullivan. Josephine Fuller, and
Mrs. Adolph Shaver was the charm
ing hostess Friday evening >?> last
week to tin- Wandering Minstrel ni
her home on North Harper street, Mrs
Shnycr w as assisted in entertain In; bj
her sister. .Miss Matlle Schhyer of Cin
eifmntti and Mi. iiortba Shayer of
Ibis city. The nature oi' entertain
monts by the members of this club is
well slgnilled by this uanu of It, and
the program arranged '>\ Mrs, Shayer
was one of the liest, ami the pleasure
of the evening unbounded. 'I lio
present weir: i>.. and Mrs. II. K
Alken, Mr and Mr . W. P. Thom
Mr. and .Mrs. w. Ii. Aitdersoii. Mrs.
John N. Iludgens, Miss l.eiia Canii
.Miss Helen COX, Miss Rf>H< HudjJ
Miss Nannie Rramlett., Miss Annie
(iilkerson: Dr.-.. Hughes, Tongue, end
Isadorc Schayer, and Mr. Robert
Messrs. Prank Massey of ftpnuoke
Va. and W, Stanley Masaey of Okhi
holtia will arrive in the city this1 Week
to Spend it,'.- holiday with their moth
er, Mrs. ti. C. Mousey.
Miss Pauline Anderson entertained
a lew of her friends Satnrda> after
noon 01 loSl V.enl." in hoUor Of Ml fit
.Mary White, who is th" guest of M.: -
Hessin Todd Hearts was the game
Of the afternoon and the scon > r
were artistically done In Christmas
colors; after cards, a delightful com ?
of refreshments was served.
The Henry Laurens chapter Daugh
ters of the American Revolution wnt
delightfully entertained Frida;, after
noon <>f last week by Miss Jaule Colvin
at the home of .Mrs. J, a. Copclnud on
West Main street. VsidO from the
social features of IhO afternoon, a
vory Interesting paper on lib life <.i
Henry Lauren ?. from whom ti ? < it |i
tor ?eis its name, was rend I y .Mrs T.
Foster Simpson. Mrs. W. II Dial
regent, related very interest Inrly the
Incidents of Rio recent state eouveii'
(Ion of the i) A, i< which nr i in
The marriage of Miss I Milan Iturm;
to Mr. George Alfred Browning on
Wednosdny December ni Highland
Home church, tills county, who om of
the most important society ?? > ni ol
recent date. The ceremony was per
formed at. hieb liOOll 111 tbe pn i In c
of a large number of friends and rela
tives, by Itev. M, C. Wilt SOU, pill tOl Of
the bHdo, Immediately after which Hie
young couple loft for Washington,
New Vork ami several Northern points
for an extended bridal lour. 1 ion
their return they will m ike their Inane
nt Cobiviiic. where Mr. Rrownlng i
ongagod in business!
One of t ho delightful fen tu i os <.n
this hnppy occasion was the hcaullfiil
solo rendered by .Mis, Clll'ist Ibnllo
Livingston of North, S. c.. a longtime
friend of I he bride. Miss Munis is
ihe daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. c.
Hums of Gray Court, and a meinbor
of ono of the largest and most Influ
ential families of the county; she i.
n gradiiato of the Greenville Pennale
colic* o, I yoitng Human of pleasing
qualities und rare accomplishments.
Mr. Drowning is the grandson of the
lute Jns. S. Rlalock, the largest plan*
i' :? f:i LaurOttS COUnty; he is at present
successfully cngr.ged in business at
Goldtill", the sea; of tin- <>hi family
homo; 11" Is r>. rare exception amoti^
young meni being of unusual business
dStuh : ? and ability.
.Mi B. II, Wilkes favored a few of
In r many friends Thursday evening
til a moi1 delightful tea. Mrs. Wilkes
was assisted in serving by her two
charming young daughters, Mlesi s
Imogene and Katheleen. The supper
consisted of five courses of the* most
dolldoUfi and delicately prepared good
things, beautifully ?nd daintily served
by the Miss? - WllkeS.
In The parlors, Miss Lena Cannon
?i|d Mr !?]. Wilkes delighted thoss
.Mrs. WUlp a' gueats werte Missf?
Helen Cox and Lena Cannon of Balti
moi ]. .... Mae Dial and Grace s.::.
i.ioj.- ..-..?} Messrs. J A Simmons. S.
E Doney and S M Wikles.
On t ii > evening of Iut: week h:
the hone of Mrs. W. \V. Jone-? on
North Hrtroer street, the Pastor's Aid
- ? .- ? '? Presbyterian church
<'.-(- ? mot-1 delightful musteale-. the
n addition t
r it al
. ... i ? .
et-isful und thoroughly enjoyabl? <.-ii
tcrtuinmonis of the week. Beautiful
;?! solos Were rendered by Mrs. Jas.
Uoyd. Mrs. II. i-I. Aiken. Miss Mar;.
Todd, and v'-> Jennie Fleming. Violin
-oio i h; Messrs. Frank MeCravy. Jan
dcCri ry and Dudley Voting, and li'
t'!.- Miss Flora Dennett, accompanied
b; bei brothel Master Henry Dennett,
v. >ro additional attractions of tho pro
gram. Mrs. Charles F. Itankin dc
ilghtud her friends with an excellent
The recitations which were all ex
ceptionally interesting .and entertain
ing were given by .Mrs. J. H. Teague,
Misses lOdinonhi Onrrett, I m?gen e
Wilkes. ami ll<-ttie Lake.
Al the home of Itev. ?. c. Watson
Sunday afternoon. December 13, at 2
o'clock. Miss Mamie Lillian Heliums,
ol th ? itabllll Creek section was inar
rlod to Mr. ISugeno Wesson of Friend
mip, the ftev. Mr. Watson performing
Lho coromouy. immediately after
Lite marriage the couple woro tendered
a delightful reception bv Mr. Wnssou's
pni'Olll . Mr. and V Wassoil will
n ako their home in i Friendship
Characters of every day life, whoso
prototypes can he found in the hills
?)! Kentucky, tell the story of tin- com
ody drama "My Dixie Girl," v.hieb
enhance and lend atmosphere to the
An attraction of more than ordin
ary interest to Southern people will
lie the appearnnco here in the near
future, <>r tin- Successful comod>
drama, ' .My Dixie Girl." It was writ
ton by a girl of tin- South. Sadie ('al
ia, tin. and contains a story of dcop
heart interest, 'old by characters
who's ? ? very action speaks eloquently
of the chlvolr.v and hospitality so
characteristic of Southern people.
;:l Health i* More Expensive Than
1111} ( ice.
'I iii- country i-. now tilled with poo
jilo who migrate across the continent
in all directions Keeking that which
fjold cannot buy. Nihe-leiithu of them
suffering from throat ami
hin? trouble or chronic catarrh I'o
nilting from neglected colds, ami
spendin ; fortunes vainly trying to re
gain losi health. Could ovory EiuP'or
?: liuj undo the past and cure Hint
first hcglceted cold, all this sorrow,
patn, anxiety and expense could have
boon avoided. Chamberlain's Cough
Pi medy is famous for Its cures of
eoi<!s, and can always be depended
Upon, 1*80 ii and the more serious
?isi uses may be avoided. For :-ah
by tin- Laurens Drug Company.
Take tiotleo that on tho 23rd day of
January, 1009, I will render a final
:ic< otint of my acts and doings as ad
ministrator of the estate of A. W.
l.rainl it. deceased, in the oftice of the
Einige of Probate of Laurens county,
lit 11 o'clock, a tu., und on tin. same
la) will applj an- a final discharge
i : m.i trust as administrator.
Ali |- -rso!,-^ indebted to said estate
are notified and required to make pay
nicht on that date: and all poisons
ii . in;- eiainid agaill?t r.aid estate will
i lent them on Ol' before said date.
?i il; proven, or he forever barred.
A, N. Bramlett,
Admiuisi i ator.
D fehl her 23. 1008.- Imo.
Chnpler Masons Lied Oflhors.
At ii mooting of the It is lug sun
Chapter, No, ?, Koyal Arch Masons,
I';. ! :', night, the following ofileers
.veto ?:? ? ti i| .? ml installed: II. A.
Coo let', Ii. I'.; c. M. Miller, K.; Gob.
l. Pitts, Horlbo; W, W. bod ton, ireas
. ?. Terry, secretary; It. A. Haid),
c. of iL; M. l. Nanh, f. S.; J. N.
i i' hnrdson i?. a. C; W. G. Lnncn dor.
M. V.: T. C. SWllaor. M. :'. V.: ThbS,
Downey, i; i. v.; w. ii. GilUorson.
litinol; It, 10. Ilnbb, c. M Miller and
i .'-. Itiehardson, Hnahco committee.
VOII Call foOl il lot of pCOplO, hill it
i i!e- mail yoii don't fool who gels
yOlh SO SVhat'S the use?
Kai! a ( lose Call.
Mrs. Ada L Croom, the widely
: Down proprietor of tin- Croom Hotel,
Vutlghli, Miss., says; "For several
months l suffered with n severe cough,
ami Consumption seemed to ha\e Ms
Kilp on me. when a friend rocoin
ineiidod Dr. King's New Discovery. I
. ii taking it ami throe Lot
Ho affected a complete cure." Ti e
? .?? of (his life saving eough ami
'old remedy, and lung ami throat
healer is world wide. Sold at the
Palmetto Drllg Company mid lilt
Laurens Drug Company. 50 CCIltfl
Sil I $1.00, Trial bottle free.
L'nw a bolt I a Dinner Sit. Rocker.
Tollol Set, Morris Chair, Due Art
Sipiare, Ladies' Writing Desk, and
many other articles to seiee. Christ
mas presents from, that will last and
s. M. fi K. H. Wllkofl A Co
The Oddities of This Famous
City of the Moors.
ITS QUEER. WINDING LANES.
No Wheeled \ch : .* Are Ic Be Found
There, snc the Street ol Iht Chf ??
tian?.. the W?in 7 ? r-;^ j-.-r.v-f. Is
Only Twenty K:;.: I ? v. _ ?
?. ? .. .
s - .
coins of American, English, >;>.:
and Moorish :???!;:.v them to pe
setas and centime* and get back the
right change v. :.?:. :. a king a j . -chase.
the Chris idea
of Tangier itself egih*. Bare legs.
Oowiug robes, red fereis, white turbans,
and produce pass before the eye*, ?ud
rbe Sil is is 1
wide*: Id . :.. averaging tweuty feet
Others arc I ? Ight >r as liwlo ;\s six.
Al! are paved with rough cobblestones,
and of course th re is no room for
sidewalks. \Ybee2ed vehicles there are
noue. either In Tangier or elsewhere iu
tho country. Mi a and donkeys j istle
aud push each other without ceremony,
but with a cor tain cotuitj nud w it ill
respect that conn .- of l?tig . :ai close ; *?
soclation. While your head is tunh .
a donkey with water casks protruding
from both si les of his back will bump
them iigaiust you, sending you careen
ing hgntnsi anotln :? patient beast laden
?always overladen, it may be said ?
with bags of v .;
Houses aie of masoury plastered out
side and usually calclu lued with a
slightly bluish tint to reduce the glare
otherM'so of unrelieved white. Mostly
they are two and ihre? stories in
holght, many with SUch Windows as
they havo opening upon an Inside court
and only narrow peepholes looking out
upon the street, This, taken together
with the narrowness of the highways,
makes it bar ! to distinguish nrohItec*
turai landmarks as you goobout From
either side el' the* Street of the Chris
thins queer lane:- bran< ll but and wind
and cross and double and end with tan
talising frequeucy iu a blank wall.
Finding one's way is beset wilh dtOl
cultlcs and following directions hope
Soon after arrival I decided to visit
tho American consulate. I fixed it
upon the map as about two minutes'
waik nnd dismissed my Moorish guide
with scorn when ho offered to accom
pany me. An hour later 1 was thank
ful merely (o lind myself again on the
Si reel of tho Chrlstiaus and had for
gotten all tibout the American con
sulate. The next day I was humble
enough to let the guido show me the
Guidos here are numerous, but, oi. .
side of a narrow limit, worthless on
account of Ihelr slight ncqunlntnnco
with English or any other longUe ex
cept Spanish and their native Arabic
and their inability or disinclination to
do for v oil what you want. Their main
object seems lo lie to take you on don
key . ides when you would rather walk
nnd divide your pesetas with the driver
or steer yoii Into cafes, where they or
der coffee which you do not want, hut
for which, as an American and there
fore a millionaire, you are expected to
On the ether hand, one C&nnot well
do without these guides, because ho
cannot a-;k a question of two words on
the street or even pause lo read a
sign before ho Is surrounded by a
dozen Interpreters interrupters would
be better?donkey drivers, streot vend
ers and beggars, eneh Of whom thinks
himself entitled t>> half a peseta for
merely offering Iiis soryl ??
HO, after all, It i: 03 veil to bo bled
by the guides, because while they ere
with you they drlvu off the other para*
sites, Wishing io prOsefV? your pesetas
for lhe|r own hotter purposes, and It
ii a question of suffering at the bands
of ono rather than othorwlso support
ing HlO whole town.
AS an IllStniieo Of UlO cosmopolitan
cbaraeler of llio town, Iho owner of
I iy hotel Is an Englishman whose wife
Is a Spaniard borii In Tangier, The
French, Hrlllsli, German and Spanish
governments maintain sopnroto post*
ofllCOS, but nil take llio money of the
others. The first letter 1 mailed I
took to (ho Gorman postofhee, tender
ed English money iu payment and ?ot
bncU Spanish in change If one has
occasion h> semi considerable mail It
pays, I have beeil assured, (.. buy
slumps iu Moorish money, bccntiso all
coin is accepted ni its face value at Iho
poslotlleoH, hui Moorish Is so depre
ciated for com more la I purpos#n that
If cnil be secured upon tho most fa
vorable terms of all from the money
Mvory "dog Of n Christian" Iu Moroc
co Is living bore b,V Iho tolerance of a
people Which Is little different now
from what II was n thousand year-: HgO,
when the Moslem hordes swept across
noi l hern Africa und into Europa until
baited by Charles Mariol on (ho Held
of Tours. This loleranco, it la true, js
one of long Standing In (he coast cities
ami likely In COIltlllUC, but it must not
be forgotten thai it is a loleranco none
Ihe less and (hat these pOOpl? are capa
ble <d' both 'a ild and wonderful deeds
when ni'OUSCd, us the record of their
invasions nnd the civilization of Au?
dalusla attests.?Arthur H. Warner ir?
Now York I'oat.
After January 1st, 1909, wo H
will make the following changes:
N*c Soda Water Tickets will bo g
No 5c orir.k? charged. c
No brinks will bo son: out iron) a
The Palmetto Drug Co.
Dodson-Edwards Drug C<
B. F. Pdsev.
We, the undersigned Druggists jj
having formed a Credit As<s< ein- a
tion for the purpose of collecting sj
past due accounts, and protecting pjj
ourselves from bad accounts in j*!
the future, herebv agree lo fur- %
nish each other with a list of B
P debtors whose accounts past due, |
been paid by 1
have not been paid by 16lh of ^
The Laurens Drug Co. [
Dodson-Edwards Drue; Co. U
The Palmetto Drug Co.
D. F. Posey.
'ekome at this
A hundred small accounts make ;i bank
stronger than a dozen large ones. That
is one <?!' cur reasons for urging the man
of limited means to transact his busi
ness with us.
Large accounts are welcome loo, for
il is (Mir purpose to serve ALL the peo
ple, whether their business be large or
The Bank for Your Savin* s.
tine nottse an I lot In Sullivan St.,
gOOtl .-ix ro< n1 Louse ami the lot alone
containing nbi ut one aero is almost
worth the morey. Price $i;?O?.?fj.
A nice cottage ?n Garlington Street.
L?ri - .
Sonic nice building lots on the edge
of town, . i.\ acres for only $1,00 ?.00
Some bargains in nice building lots
and small farms, suitable for truck
farnis, just beyond the Watts Mill, see
us about these.
We also h ive some nice Inrms oh OOr
list. See us if' you want to buy or sell
I? rM ??
lu u re n s
II, A. MeLKOD, Mgr. Real Kslalo
< ifhce ia Todd Building.
On Partial Payments.
A small nmount down an?! n little each
in >nth will Boort
B i\ a Diamond
You will have it paid for before, you
know it, und with the money you
would have thrown away.
Vou know llio quality and tho weight
of the Diamond you buy from us.
We soil the best and ni rea
sonably low prices.
Upright, Grand and
McCord, the Pjajio Man
Can sell you any kind of Piano. You take no risk in buying of
him. Every Piano is warranted. The Pianos come direct from
the factory to the purchaser, saving much cost and making the
It' you do not play the Piano, buy a Player Piano, it will execute
the music by the; most renowned composers as skillfully as the
expert musician. Old upright pianos may be exchanged for Play
er Pianos. Recent purchasers: Mi-. 1). I). Dixon, Mr. .1. R.Fuller,
Mr. J. L. Bovd, Mr. [<\ Nelson, Dr. J. L. Donnon, Mr. P. R.
Chapman, Mr. VV. Clinton Babb,
Write for catalogue or caSL
WE WILL SAVi; YOU MONBV.
For quicksale. Terms t?> soil the purchaser. One Lyon & Healy
(> octave Piano Organ, only $75.00. One Wilcox and White chapel
Organ, good for a school,' $45.00. One Sterling Organ $85.00.
One Kindergarten Organ $48.00, One Standard Organ $25.00.
New and attractive Organs at prices to satisfy you.
L. A. McCORD
The Piano Man.
Lau rc 11s, S. C.