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LIVELY TIMES AHEAD!
Thursday June 17th,
In order to reduce stock we have decided even at this early day to make a clean sweep in many lines of
Summer Dress Goods. The white goods offered come in fancy weaves only, the designs are
choicest, and the texture such as will bring-, comfort to the wearer at this season.
For inexpensive Lace Ourtaij s see the Q0?
three numbers at per pai ? 49, (>5, and
Among the colored goods are 15c Crin
dle cloth at
Probably the unkindest cut will be seen
among a line of very fine figured
Mulls and Nippon Silks they go at | (\
the uniform price per yard * V<
On the tables in the rear are placed several
bundles representing many weaves known as man
ufacturers shorts these come in white, in useful
lengths for childrens wear. Included with these
is a small lot white washable silk mulls marked
20 cents a yard worth double the money.
Sunshades and Umbrellas on these the new
tag tickets will prove that here too the prices have
been tampered wich.
Solid color soft Silk finish checks were
20c cut to
Solid Silk Mulls, colors, white, Green, Ca
nary and Cream former price 20c now
Satin Finish brscatels, white grounds with
neat figures old price 25c your choice
All articles for this special have been removed from their wrappers some of limited quantity when only the quick buyers will
come in possession. No trading stamps or prize numbers offered as an inducement or chromos given away but in
lieu of these the drawing card is tlie one on the goods on it is marked the price in plain figures where all
may read and In value share alike. 5pot cash from which there will no deviation
This special price offering \yill continue until July 3rd, and on that date will positively be withdrawn
Gather them in
Laurens, South Carolina
I ION. VV . L. DAM EL
WEDS MISS NANCE
I'roilihtrtil Sil In till V (11?r i n ? ,i Claims
I.aureus 4 oitiit> (.il l a> 'triil.'
Strlklngl) llcnutiflil Mnrriiiuc.
(Following is the account of the
IJanlel-Xntice marriage written by Col.
.ins. T. Bacon oi' Edgelleld for The
State, ami us."I by special permission
by The Advert h or.- -Ed.)
Cross lllil, .Inn ? IP.?? Old Libert) I
ilprhnis Presbyterian church at Cross
Hill, in which so many weddings and
other Interesting Incldonts hjive been
witnessed off aal on for 1L'? years'
liast was again, Wednesday morning,
.Inno Id. .'. the scene of a very
beautiful nr. 1 Impressive bridal cere
mony, when iho marriage of lion. Wil
liam Lowndes Daniel of Snluda and
Mi; > .Mary Tablthll Nance Of Cross
hill was solemnized,
Liberty Springs church Is Intensely
historical. The spirits of .loan Knox |
nnd the Scotch Covenantors peep at
you from the boughs of the Bruidicul j
oaks that surround the sacred build
ing. The spot is one of striking, nat
ural nnd arboreal beauty. It is strict
ly In tli" suburbs. Von do not see
houses, nor dear railroad bustle, nor
behold the often hateful improvements
of man. The sol.'inn and restful calm j
of the place Is unspeakably grateful.
Those terrible ohl early up-country
Presbyterinns founded It. We hate
and love them equally.
The present church edifice Is, of
course, no' the liest nor the second
one. hut yet it Is very old and very
large, und splendidly whit". The in
terior glistens with enamel paint.
ThOI'O are two broad aisles and a
great gallery. The rostrum is high
This old Covenanter church was ex
quisitely decorated for this occasion I
in white nhd green. Midway of each
aisle rose a graceful arch of green
and whit -. A banner fell from the
apex of each arch; on the firt',1 ban
ner WAS the void "Nance." on the
other the word "Daniel." Therefore
I ho bridegroom, though a wayfaring
man. could not err in regard to his
line of nifiJIdt. Th.-n. further up. in
front of the rostrum, rose three slen- |
der gothlc arches, spanning almost j
the entire width of the broad church.
These arches rt.se from whit" pillars 1
about two yards from the side walls.'
I'pon the top of each pillar sat a
great waving palm or fern, and also
eight wax candles. From the apex of
the front arch hung the bridal hell.
of daisies and silver tulle. The aisles
nnd the floor of the rostrum were cov
ered with glistening white stuff, very
tightly drawn. The old church looked
like a snow temple, The rostrum was
hanked hi?h with gorgeoufl palms.
fems, begonias ami waving grasses,
The marriage ceremony was pre
ceded by a 30 minutes musical pro
gram, performed by Miss Ruth Bth?
erldge of SaltldO, Miss Carter and Mrs.
Porrln Watts <?!' Cross Hill and Mr. I
.lames T. Paeon of Edgefleld, a loving |
groom and lii.s family.
Mi.ss Kthorhlge lias a powerful, syni-1
pathetic, well-trained contralto voice
anil sans two exquisitely beautiful
and fitting Hones. "Fulfillment," by
Smcdfleld. and "O Love Divine." the
Episcopal bridal hymn. by ifurluigh.
She was neeompniiied 6u 111 *? piano
by her mother, Mrs. Alvin Ktherldgc.
an accomplished musician. Mr, I'.n
con played '!?.? Mcndcllsokn march for
the processional, "!.i J'etiiis Oltfcaux''
for m >? Intoi'nie/.zo an 1 die Kowalski
in; rob for thti IwesslOnai. Tin* mar- ;
rlage- ceremony was porforined with
matchless dignity and loving genial
ity by liev. Dr. Adams, president of
Clinton .Presbyterian college, assisted
by tin' young local pastor, Itev, Mr,
I iollingsworth. There were no
bridesmaids, iho processional. OUtsidi
of th " bride and her dame of honor
and che bridegroom and his best man.
being performed by eight ushers and;
ten tlny-tof girls. All these ten tiny
tots were near relatives of the bride.
Their names are: Vivian Nance and
Sarah Corley, ribbon girls; Cleo
Nance, Virginia McSwain. Ruth Reck
and Sue Lea man, flower girls: Florlde
Hudd. Kleano- Dial. Caroline Mat
thews and A'/.lle Austin, candla bear
The dame of honor, a regal beauty.
was Mrs. I>r. Parlor of We I tefleld, Q
College mat" of the bride. She wore
a prince.,s gown ol cream foulard silk,
with elaborate Insettlugs of cream
Irish lace and bore a bouquet of
The bridegroom, who is tall a*>d
handsome, and bis best man. wore
elegant Prince Albert coats and lighl
tan gloves. The tall and beautiful
bride wore an extremely elegant and
stylish empire gown of pale, glisten
ing champagne silk pongee. The
front of waist was Parisian master
pi.>f rich netting and liny gold
sequins; the high collar was of gold
lace. The bill was pale champagne.
with meat champagne wings. Her
shoes and gloves were pale tail. fieri
fan was a gold one. she bore an Im
mense si ower bouquet of Kaiserin
roses and asparagus plumosn. She
looked like a crowned qticeil.
The procession was beautifully and
artistically managed. The little Mow
er girls stood on the rostrum in front
of th" bible. Tim little candle bear
ers stoml on a bench at her back.
The little girls were exquisitely
dressed and looked like veritable fai
ries. The group before the rostrum
made a splendid and majestic tableau.
The vast old church was crowded to
its utmost excess with beautifully
dressed and extremely refined-looking
The poor, handsome young ushers
h.nl an awful time. We have a pain
ful suspicion that they are all dead
The presents showered Upon this
popular bride wore extremely numer
ous and ttnsurpassably handsome.
They cam ? not only from relatives
?uul neighbors, but from all over
Satttll Carolina. Conspicuous among
them were beautiful and costly gifts
from Governor Ansel. Superintendent
o. h. Martini President D. U. Johnson
ami many other prominent public
men and teachers.
immediately after the ceremony at '
tin* church do-.r the bridegroom and
bride stepped li/to a grand white lour- i
Ing car and s^ed away across the
country i?> Waterloo, wliero they I
boarded the railroad train that took
them to Ashoville and the X irth Caro
lina mountain-. And now lovely ami j
beloved Mary Nance Is Airs. William
Lowndes Daniel, the Idolized bride of
a hiKh and f<hflll man. Who i= it:
every way worthy of her. And this,
in tho opinion of this humble writer. 1
Is nil that COUld !"? .-aid for him. We
welcome tiiis noble young woman as
a citizen <?:' Edgefiehl-Snluda, distincl
in physical Jines>. hut for. ver one in ,
blood nnd history, soul and
II ?osts Monrj to Paint.
It costs more if you don't. Your
house wear- out i; not painted. Then
it cost money to repair it and money
to paint it. it don't cost much money
tri palnl vitii tho I.. & v.. Paint, be
cause I gallons of the I.. & M. and 3
gallons of Linseed oil makes 7 gallons
of rendy-for-use paint at only $1.20
per gallon. Thirty-five years use in
every part of the t'ntted States has
proven it. Sold by J. II. & M. L.
Nash. Lauren.. J. YV. Copeland & Co
Si:VKith STOR31 AT HARMONY.
No Dae is. killed Put Several arc
Harmony, .fune to.?On Wednesday
of last week one of the severest elec
trical storms that has been known
in this section for some time, passed
through this region. Although there
was no Oft? killed, several were
shocked. Andrew Madison, it Is re
ported, was knocked down and .106
Hawkins, colored, was knocked to the
ground wrrh his mule, hut not injured.
\\'e nre ijlftd to have our college
hoys with us ngntn: f?dgar Davis
and i.eonari Simpson of Furmnh,
Henry (leeks and Jesse Crawford of
Mrs. Larkln tlhghcs is visiting rel
atives find friend., in ti ls community.
Waiter Cork and a. k. Hughes
made a flying trip to Holiday shoals
Mr. Walter Medlock visited rela
tives ami friends in this berg last
Rev. Mr. Spears delivered an excel
lent sormon <>n "Pull Consecration,"
at Mt. Bothel last Sunday.
Miss Ora Mitchell recently visited
Miss Susie .MeWhorter.
Miss Alma Adams visited Miss Lou
ise Carlisle last week.
See our line of Preserving Kettles
made of the host quality of material
in different sizes.
S. M. & K. If. Wllkes & Co.
SHAKE INTO YOUR SHOES
Allen's Foot* Ease, ? powder. It euros painful,
smarting, nervous feel ami Ingrowing nulls, and m
Itantly takea'.he ?tiu^ out of corntanu bunions. It's
the greatest comfort discovery of the age. Allen's
Foot-Rase makes tight or new *Ihhm feel easy, it u
? certain cure for sweating! callous, swollen, tired, ,
aching feet. Try it tty-day. Sold by all Druggists
nnd shoe Sfiirv*. By mail for :j.'.r. in stamps,
Don't accept imymbkihiU. Trial package PRES*
Address Alltw ixmated, Le p.oy, n. v.
( liriU H V.llODINi; AT OKA,
Miss Kmmn Bhikcly Kemmes Um?
Bride of Itpv. Raymond Young, j
(/.a. June I?th.?There, was solem
nised ia !;;?? ?rti A. lt. I*. church ?.n
June the Oth. at high noon, a beauti
ful marriage, thtit of Mi.-.s ionium j
Blakely. niid Rev, Raymond young of
Kitty's Ml.., N, C. The church was
simple but lovely t:: its decoration
of white and green; palms and ferns
with white roses being tiseii in grace
ful profusion. The wedding party
came down the canvas covered aisle
In couples, to the sweet strains of
l.ohrengrin's wedding march, played
.... Mrs. s. P. Blakely of Spartanburg.
Mr. Samuel Blakely and Mr. Joseph
drier In front, followed by Mr. Sam
uel Rahb of Due West, with Misa
Hamilton Henry of Chester; then th'l
fair bride leaning on the arm of Mr.
Younc. tho groom. They were met
in the centre of the pulpit by the
brlde'ft pastor, Rev. Boyoe drier,, who
in nil impressive manner united them
in marriage. Then to the stirring
notes, of Mendelssohn's, they turned'
and proceeded down the aisle to the
carriages, and thence to the bride's
home, where A number of gtlOSts were
invited to dine with the bridal party.
At two O'clock, amid n shower Of lice.
the bride and groom boarded the
?rain for a week s vi.-it to the t ome
of Mr. Voting's parent;. In Morelnnd.
? hi., after which they will he at home
to their friends.
Miss Blakely was honored by a
lovely reception at the home of Miss
Thompson on Monday evening pre
previous to her mnrriUgO, Quite
i number of young people were in
vited tO enjoy the social pleasure*
and the delicious lees served by Miss
Among the out of town guests were
Mrs. George Landsdale and Mrs
?oag of Winnshoro Mr. Samuel Itahh
Of Due West. Miss Henry of Chester.
Miss Mary Pressly of Tennessee, the
Misses Sloan of Fountain Inn. and
Miss NlohOlS of Woodruff.
II cakes Victory Soap 25c; 3 full
1 Ih. can Salmon 2"c; hoxes Search
light Matches lO. at Red Iron Racket.
Lho "Rod Hot" store.
l?rof. \V. s. Hough Resigns.
Prof. W. S. Hough, who has beon
principal of th? Cross Hill high school
for ihe two sessions past*, has declined
to tccepl the position tor another
Prof. \V. S. Hough.
Under Mr. Hough's able adnibuistra
?ion the Cross Hill school prospered!
it is now second tu none, During
his stay in the county In* mad* ninny
friends who will follow hla career
with much interest. I.Li?, many
friends will be pleased to learn that
be has been elected principal of the
Holly Hill school.
?er. Mr. Hass Changes fields.
Rev. S. R. I'.ass and family are vis
iting Mrs. Rasa parents, Mr. and Mrs.
I. Warren lilakely. at Tylot'SVltle.
Mr. Ilass has resigned the pastorate
of the New Brooklnnd Ruptlsl church
lie haSWhlcll he has served for the
past several years. Speaking of his
change of fields, The Baptist Courier
"The correspondents of Rev. S. it.
IhisH will address him hereafter at
McCormlck. He has accepted the
church at that place and will begin
work there about the middle of this
month. Bro, Mass did a fine work
as pastor at New Mrookland. find pre
viously in the Ridge and RdlstO asso
ciations, and we are sure ho will be
blessed In his new field."
Bud Either Way.
Mr. Wiseguy: "No. t don't want
any of those sausages. I'm afraid of
The Butcher: "I assure you there's
no danger of trichina In these sau
Mr. Wisoguy: "Well, hydrophobia,
then. It's Just as bad." ? The Doctor.
at greatly reduced prices, all
I clean, goo i stock.
Hot Water Bags.
These are sick room
necessities and each
household should have
Now is your chance
to get a good one
See our line of Brush
es, Combs and i let
The Old Reliable.
What about protecting
your property against loss
by fire. We have as good
as the best in the way of
Laurens Fire In
C. W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
DR. CLIFTON JONES
Office in Simmons Raildintf
Phono: Office No. 86; Residence 219.