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? LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. ?
Superintendent of Education Pins
begun Iiis Itinerary of visits to all the
schools in itie county; he may be
found at his office here only on Satur
Miss Ethel Mc Dan lei of the Ekom
section, as teacher of the Pine Bluff
school, Cross Hill township, opened
the present session Monday.
Mrs. 1?. G. Ruchman and children
ol Sttiunton, Va., are spending some
Lime in I.aureus with relatives.
Mr. Clarence Mc Dan lei nttended the
c.iiwood fair last week.
Hon. O. P. Goodwin attended the
meeting In ( olumbiu last night of the
executive committee of the state Far
Mr. \v. D. Byrd, a Laurens member
oi the South Carolina Live Stock as
sociation, will attend a meeting of the
executive committee, to be held
Columbia tomorrow night.
Mr, .lohn 1). VV. Watts, a.- unual, Is
at the State Fair this week with a tin.'
exhibit of cattle, hogs and poultry.
The schools at Sandy Springs and
Langs ton. Scuflletown township, open
ed last Monday with Miss Margaret
Cunningham as teacher of the former
nnd Miss Stokes of the latter.
Prof. I. E. Curry of Lander college,
c. eenwood. was in the city Monday.
Mi*, .las. E. Minter of Sedalla was
among the visitors in the city Monday.
Mr. .1. Adger Smyth. Jr.. went to
Greenville Monday afternoon to see
the automobile party enroute from
New Volk to Atlanta.
Messrs. C. M. Fuller ami .1. II. Kasor
and s. a. Leu man of cross Hill were
among the visitors in the city on Mon
Mr. c. W. Garret! of Greenwood and
Mrs. E. .1. Gage of Greenville spent
Sunday in the city with their parents,
Mi-.s Ethel Simmons who is attend
ing the Columbia Female college
spenl a few days in the < it> with her
parents, returning to Columbia yes
Misses Annie and Elizabeth Itichey
and Carrie liar! went t<> Greenville
Thursday for the circus.
Messrs.I.. M. Blackwell and .'. T.
Crews attended the Barnum & Bailey
circus at Greenville Thursday
Mr. Milton Golden of the ML Gal
lagher section was in the city Thurs
Mr, and Mrs, C. E, Cray and son.
Clarke, went to Greenville Thursday
to -??.. ill,, circus: they went with Mr
C. \l. Wing in his touring cur.
Miss Anna Premiss went t.> Green
ville Thursday for circus day.
Mr. s. P.. Goodman, rural letter car
rier on Mount villi* route No. 1. was in
i twn Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Roper spent Fri
day of Ins! week in Spartanburg.
Mr. .1. T. A. Bnllew of Lisbon was
the sity Thursday morning, leaving in
th-* afternoon for Columbia to begin
iiis work in connection with the state
Mr. .1. F. Little of Clinton was in
:h<* city Monday.
Mr. .lohn P. Weathers of Fountain
Inn was among the visitors in the city
Monday, making a call at The Adver
i Iser office,
The motion picture shows a: the
new theotorilim on West Main street
have been discontinued, the patronage
being insutllcienl to warrant continu
Mr, .1. F, Cray of Cray Conti was in
t e -py Saturday.
Mr. Richard llnzel of Kinni ; ? as
in ?!,?? city Saturday and paid us a < all.
Mrs. P. II. drier and Miss Alle.
Qra were Visitors in the city last Sat.
Mis.-ses Pin-on an 1 Des Port - 1 '?
er- in the Cross Hill High school ?vere
in Laiirens on Saturday.
Si I) -cs Archie < 'oats and B !e Mail
*'???? of Friendship were In lb \
M;i..or and Mrs. C. M. Rabb w i i 10
Greenville Thursd.a.v foi I he ? ?
Chief of Police Bagwell ;.i d child
attended the circus in Greenville las!
Thu i - day'.
Mr. Prior Pabb of the l>a\ js-Rnpcj
company took in the circus :u ( ecu
Mrs, ,L H. Ma\weii ol Elherfon. (inj,
i-; lh" guest tills week ()f M s. ,L N.
Messrs. llnrl Itichey. F. W Greene
and Win. McGownn lefl Monday night
for Columbia to attend the State fall'
Mrs. B. C. Crisp ami Miss Helen
Cl'lsp are attending the state fall' this
The Rising Sim chapter, No H Royal
Arch Masons, will meet in the Mil ioi <
hall Friday nlghl <>f this ? ? l<
Mrs, s. K. Honey returned Monday
from Charleston Where at! ? . i
the music festival.
Pi. .\. .1. Christopher ? ill "'I
Pellitgra conference In Co , ? .
i it a of Ci
CROSS HILL WOMAN
DIES IN ATLANTA
Telegram Announces Death of MJss
Francos llollingsuorth. Other
Items of News.
Cross Hill. Nov. 1.?Mr. Kay Reeder
aud Miss Llllle Black were married
Sunday the _m. He and his bride are
visiting his mother. Their home is
in Greenwood county.
Miss Bettie Hill of Sandy Springs
is with relatives '.".ere.
A little negro boy six years old. son
of Will Mitchell, was accidentally
shot and killed by his brother a tew
years older, last Tuesday. They were |
left at home and were "fooling with i
Mrs. Hugh Piuson has been very ill
lor several weeks. Site is convales
Mrs. Lena Puckett attended the fair :
at Greenwood last week.
Mr. Henry Colemail has soil his
home and Will move his family to '
Clinton the first of December.
Mrs. .1. L. Fennel! of Waterloo visit
ed Miss Lizzie Carter last Thursday.
The tragic death of yottllg Hug-.1. Ri
ser at Great Falls was sad. His
father's family and relatives here have
The Presbyterians here will welcome '
their pastor. Itev. G. M. Hollingsworth,
and his bride, wit!, a reception at the,
home of Mr. B. A. Austin front ' to '> ?
A telegram has jitst been received
saying that Miss Frances Hollings
worth died in Atlanta last night. The
body will bo brought here today for
interment. She has been siclc sev
eral week.- with fever.
Captured Alter Four Years.
Vance Wilson, who was convicted
about four years ago oil the charge
of assault oiid battery, was captured
at Clinton last Sunday by Chief Reld
and brought to jail here. Wilson was
out on a l hon I, pending Uli appeal
in Iiis Case; he skipped out and has
been tit largo ;:t:ti! Sunday. was
charged with shooting Will Clnrdy,
A hear" full dl faith menus short
shrift to sorrow,
The cows that have the most com
fort are the ones that give the owner
the most profit.
NOTICF, OF F.LKITIOX.
State ot South Carolina.
County of Laurons.
Whereas, petitions signed by more
than one-third of the qualified electors
and freeholders of Youngs School, '
Hunter District No. S. Laurens County.
South Carolina, asking for an election
niton the question of voting a three
|'?) mill tax to be used for school pur
poses in soil! school district, has been
hied with ib.? County Board of ISduca
tion, an election upon said question is
hereby ordered, said election to be bold
on the (Itll day of November. 1909, at
Votings School House, under the man- ,
ngomehl of the trustees of said school
only such electors as return real
or personal property for taxation and !
who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certificates as required
in the general election shall be al
low d to vote. Those favoring the
tax shall vote a ballot containing the
word "Yes" written or printed there
on! those against the tax shall vor-'
a ballot containing the word "No"
written or printed Oicreon.
Bolls shall i.pen at the hour of 7 o'
clock in the forenoon and remain open
until tin1 hour of i o'clock in tin- af
ternoon, when they shall be ??:..- >i l
the ballot.- count* i
The Trustees shall report (he re
vudito- within ten days thereafter;
01-10. L IMTtS.
Paper i lc
Curd Hooks and Eyes lc
Safty Pins, eard lc
10c Per: Buttons 2c
Spool Ihre: i 2c
;;- / yd, P< h ' 6c
Anno; dr. (fh Wi 5 ?'- U
I Gi Col
$ SOCIAL AMD PERSONAL. ?
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Miss Rosalie Franks was the charm
ing hostess to the members of the
Wandering Mintrel club on Thursday
evening of last week. An excellent
musical program was rendered, de
lighting the large number of guests
present. During the evening delici
ous refreshments wer?' served. Miss
Franks being assisted by Mis- Zelene
Gray ami Mrs. J. N. liudgetis. Those
present were: Dr. and Mrs. 11. K.
Aiken. Mr. an 1 Mrs. .1, H. Teague.
Mr. and Mrs. w. H. Anderson, Mr. and
Mrs. K T. Dutllap. Mr. and Mrs. K. K.
Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. S. K. bendy,
Mr. and Mrs. B. F Posey. Mr. and Mrs.
.1 N. Hudgens, .Misses Rose HudgetlS,
Emily Meng. Jessie Bolt. Mary Tod I.
Hessie McCarley of Elberton. Louise
Erlnger. Josephine Fuller and Messt.-..
Ford Fianks and Ossie Anderson.
Nocturnes?Op. 1". No 32, No. I;
No. I: No. 2.
Waltzes?Op. 04. No. D. Rat Ma
Etudes?Op. -?>. No. i; 25. No. 7.
Polonaise?('. sharp, Minor.
Preludes ?op. 28. Nos. i. G. 7. .'. 2').
This was the artistic program given
l>y Mrs. W E. Lucas at her honte Oil
las* Friday evening to a number of
her friends The program Ittelu?led
the thus! beautiful compositions of
Chopin who was iiisHhctl> u tone poet
for the piano.
Mrs. Lucas Interspersed the pro?
gram with exidatiritiou's ?f the differ-;
ent styles as represented by the noc
turnes, moxai'Uas, waltzes, etttdes, and
The entire program was given from
memory, which was unite a marvel to
the listeners. The technique was as
j accurate as the memory work. Mrs.
I Lucas' friends have not had the pleas
ure of hearing her for several years.
In that time, she has not lost, but
improved, ami is now a greater artist
than ever. Kaeh number was played
with perfect finish but some deserve
Of th-' nocturnes, (he twelfth nave
greatest pleasure. ? '> the Fun era I
march, one could see what Chopin hud
intended to portray: the death of als
country. Poland, The F.tude No. 7.
called the "Cello Ktude, shoived won
derful work tor the left hand. Then
the lovely cradlo-sohg. the Herceuse;
which required such dellcai playing.
Of tii preludes the 1>. flat Mtljbr, known
as the Raindrop prelude, give- a pict
ure oi a steady rain dropping into the
SOU, Mrs. Lucas made the picture
real to her audience,
Thus" who were so fortunate a- to
hear Mrs. Lucas thoroughly appreci
ate her artistic work.
Tii" social feature a; these muslcales
is not to he disregarded. Mrs. Lucas'
ability as bestes- is eqttol to her mus
ical genius, and the evening's enter
tainment will long be remembered ami
cherished by those present
Mi-.- Lucile Marti:t. :!:?> bride-to-bo
of this week, was tin- guest pt tumor
a; a jlheh shower on Friday afternoon,
given by Miss?- Rosalie Franks and
jjelene Cray at the homo of (h>? for
mer. The season being llallbwe'eh.
tii-? occasion was characterisb?d by the
ever-pleasing designs and effect- ol
the celebrations. Miss Mar*:: receiv
ed tic congratulations 01 her many
friends, who with their well-Avishihgs
bestowed upon the brld >?>?:> ? many
I beautiful and handsome presents of
The guests were received In the
halls of the Franks home by Mrs. K.
E. Copolaud and Mrs. A. H Sanders;
from there they were ushered Into the
. parlors where they were met h> the
receiving party consisting of Misses
I Cray. Franks ami Martin Miss Mar
tin wore 11 lovely gown of pink satin
j with trimmings to mutch; Misses (tray
tand Franks wore gowns oi bine silk.
I trimmed in Haby Irish lace ami pink.
\fter the guests had been received,
the halls and parlors Were thrown to
gether, ami little Miss .Martha Franks,
daintily and prettily dressed as a
witch, came riding into the the midst
of the assembled guests, sweeping the
way tot tit.- bride-to-be. ami bringing
. a large pumpkin, made of crepe paper.
In this pumpkin were the many beau
tiful pieces of linen; thCSO the little
. w itch took. p;ec.. |>j piece, and show ?
I ered upon Miss Martin.
The dining room was laslefull> dec.
orated in Halloween designs, such as
\ pumpkins, black cats, witches, au
tumn leaves, and in the tenter of the
table were two large jack-o'-lanterns.
' in which candle- were burning, A
Isalad course and tea were served by
Misses Ale.'tie Franks. Susie Cray.
Kmma Cooper and Mary Posey. The
little witch' stood at the dining room
door with a tray <<? hearts and as each
guest came, presented her with this
I significant souvenir
Those invited by Misses (5ray nhd
: Franks wer.-: Misses Olynthiii Jones.
.Willie Mae t'hildresst Josephine Ful
1 lor. Julia iSllkerson. Nell Miller. An
nie and I'M/.abeth Klchey, Josle Sulli
van. Daisy Sullivan. Elizabeth Shell,
! Crat e Simmons Mary Tod !. Kate
I Wright. Nannie Kate lludgcns, Haitie
I Kate Eustel'by. Ellen Smith. Hesslo
i McCarley. Emily Met-.-. Annie CiUe: -
son. Lnllil Mae Dial, Wllloil Gray, Man
I Little. Jessie Holt. ttunuah Tolbert,
I tithe) SUuiuons, Mary Petorson, lau
' Little. Willie Ulee, Helen Crisp, Kost?
I Hudgcus; ami Mesdumes Arthur Hud
gens. Weils Clardy. Mark llellams. A.
1.. Mahafl'ey, s 1: Itouey, rear! Coop
j er. and Oeo, A Hi owning
! Mrs C C I'Yatherstohe entertained
the la i . > of the Kurt ?nightly social
club on Thursduj afternoon at a Jap
anese lea. The Japanese effects were
I curried ottt th score cards, refresh-*
I mens atnl iloeoratlons rendering tho
j affair unit ? unliiue an '. most pleasing.
; Mrs I'Vatherstone ?,i> assisted In ser
ving by Misses Joste Sullivan and
Toda> at 12 o'clock at the home of
Mr. Arthur llutlgeus, Miss l.uctlo Mar
lin and Mr H Douglas Gray are to
l>o married: lb'% W. K Thayer. pastor
of the in hie w ill perform the ceremony
Tin* eouplo will leave at 2 o'clock.
Pound tor Columbia, and from there
will take a short bridal trip. MISS
! Martin is the youngest daughter of the
late Ambrose H Martin ot the county;
Mr. Gray is the son of Mi Hugh K.
Gray of Laurens.
i \ou will lind the best line of Agate,
I Utile GrttJ and Tin War.- from which
you rait select an> articles you may
want, and lit inone\ sa\iag prices
S M & K H VVlikes ,v Co
**!i ? is> way to light lie ? i.. ?(> drive
down piists the yard: wird till old
lo an sack soaked In < rud ? kerosene
about i; and let the ho?s ilo the re-'
Von WIM lind the jargeSl and best
line ol Toilet Sc>. In different designs
atnl colors, here, At prices that will
be money saved for you
8. M. .M- K II, Wlllces & Co.
Don't Miss These
We have something in store for you in Real Seasonable Merchandise.
The kind of Goods you want at Prices Lower than the Lowest. When
we quote Prices it is on First=class Goods and not Seconds.
One lot of ladies long coats at
$8.00 Long Cloaks at
i i 14
Also one lot of Baby Outing
Cloaks, was $1.00, only 48c
3 pieces of Silk to go on spec
ial sale at
51 inch. Broad Cloth in all col
ors, black, brown, green
aha blue, was 7?e yd. now 59c
1") pieces of Ladies1 Dress
Goods, was 50c, t< close
The very latest Cloth for
Coat Suits, full yd. wide
only per yard 18c
11 pieces of Dress Goods,
was 25c yard, only 10c
Outing, which is one of the best
goods now for the cold weather.
10c Outing onlv
8 l-3c " 1
Merc is something special
;>?> inch wide White Homes
pun, yard . 5c
S l-3cyd. Sea Island, yd. wide 7c
10c yd. Cheviots for skirts Sc
Andresco3<rins and Fruit of
the Loom Bleeching 10c
Morotock, Blue Ridge and
Nunnallvs, all of these
are $1.00 goods, our
special price 89c
We have at least 200 | air
boys knee pants, 10 and
11 years old, regular50c
goods, special while they
fast, per pair only 35c
Men's $1.00 Hats, special 89c
Men's Heavy Undershirts
and Drawers, suit 75c
Ladies' and Men's Sweater
Coats 18 c
Children's Sweater Coats 23c
()ii Cloth, white and colored 15c
'?'able Linen, 25c ami 50c
kind 23c and :Y.)c
This is where we are going to
do you more good than any
house in town.
M >h's patent leather $2.09
. -,, .. a O JO
l?.# > and 3.00 Radios' Shoe.s $1,8
2 .OO ! .' ?
[.50 fine and heavy Shoes :.i
riic best Ladies heavy Shoes
in [?aureus, <itii\ >>S
W '? ' dI Lli - SI'.')
111? theV must !>e so!? 1 and c?>U! v.?? .t!
3 (&L iO Gent Store Bargains
and six I'
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