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OB AY COURT TRACK MKET.
Beys of High Schools Contest In Feats
of Strength and Speed.
Gray Court, April 3.?The first track
meet ever held in this county was
successfully pulled off here Saturduy
between the Gray Court-Owings nnd
Fountain Inn schools. Fountain Inn,
won, scoring C4 points against 40 fof
Gray Court-Owings. A large crowd
was out to witness the contest nnd
interest nnd enthusiasm ran high.
The features of tho meet were Nel
son's half mil" run and liurdette's
work with tho hammer nnd nhot.
The following is the result of tho
tOO yard dash, Yeargln, Gray Courts
Shot put, Hurdette, Gray Court-Ow
ings, first ; Patton, Fountain Inn, sec
ond; Taylor, Fountain Inn, third.
Hammer throw, Hurdette, Gray
Court-Owingu, first; Patton, Fountain
Pole vault, Smith, Gray Court
Owings, first; Gault, Fountain Inn,
second; Taylor. Fountain Inn, third.
Half mile race, Nelson, Fountain
Inn, first; Ernest White, Gray Court
Owings, second; Kellett, Fountain
Standing broad jump, Hill. Gray
Court-Owings, first; Nelson, Fountain
Inn, second; Hoy White, Gray Court
Running high jump. Nelson, Foun
tain Inn, first; Marvin Armstrong,
Gray Court-Owings, second; Price
Fountain Inn, third.
Running broad Jump, Nelson,
Fountain Inn, first; Vonrgin, Gray
Court-Owlngs, second; Gibhon Arm?
?f.;o:iy, Fountain 'm , third,
220 yard dash, Yeargin, Gray Court
Owings, first; Nelson, Fountain Inn,
second; Patton, Fountain Inn. third.
Hasehall throw, Taylor, Fountain
Inn. first; Putnam, Fountain Inn, sec
ond; Hoy White, Cray Court Owings,
Relay race, won by Woods, Patton
and Taylor for Fountain Inn.
Tho meet was under the manage
ment of Mr. W. P. White of Clemsou
College and It was largely through
his efforts that the occasion was a
MOUNTVILLE NEWS J
Mountville. April 3.?The annual
election of town officers for the town
of Mountville was held Tuesday and
respited in the selection of W, J,
<:l?cl<, Intendant, and W, C Crisp,
* Alilnth firyson. and J. M. Simmons,
nouncllmen. with a beautiful "dog fall"
between P. D. Richardson und W. C.
Hipp for fourth place. No special in
terest was manifest in tho election.
Rev. c.. G. Mayes of Greenville, sup
erintendent of Local Home Missions,
delivered nn address a( the Presby
terian church hero Sunday afternoon,
His subject was "The Spiritual Condi
tion in South Carolina and how to
Meet it." Mr. Mayes is a good speaker
and his. tuUlross was both Interesting
Mr. H. H. Crlflj) of Florida War. with I
his honte folks here a few days last j
Mr. Charley C. Thornton, one of our
students al Clomson college, came
home last Saturday for a two days'
visit to his parents.
.Mrs. W. B. Crisp lias been quite sick
for several days. She is thought to
be some hotter al this writing.
Mr. Alsey Mitchell, who has been
leaching for some time In North Caro
lina, lias given up thai work and is
now engaged as travelling salesman
for an oil company,
We appreciate very much an Invi
tation to attend the marriage of Miss
Mary Arnold to Mr. Thos. J. Crane at
tho Baptist church at Honoa Path on
tho 12th lust. We sincerely wish for
our young friends that happln IBS and
prosperity may attend their union.
Mr. W. II. Wallace and daughter of
Belfast were here Sunday and attend
ed Sunday sc hool service tit tho Bap
tlst church. Mr. Wallace is the efll
clent superintendent of tho Hush Hlv
or Sunday school.
Mr. B. H. Fuller, as one of the del
egates from this county .attended the
State Sunday School convention at
Sparenburg last week.
PA It ROTT 31 ILA M BEGINS TERM.
He Was Taken to Columbia Monday
by Deputy Sheriff Reld.
Parrott Milam was taken to the
penitentiary Monday by Deputy Sher
iff Reld to begin his sentence of eight
years imposed a year ago after his
conviction on the charge of assault
and battory with intent to kill, the
alleged assault having been made up
on W. M. Irby.
(wOn tho order of Governor IHeasc,
At i lam was detained several days by
the sheriff, pending further proceed
ings in behalf of the defendant by hi .
See the Wofford Minstrels ncxi
Tucs l.i) nlghl.
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I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. |
The Nations Club of the city spent
a most enjoyable afternoon Thursday
at the homo of Mrs. Hugh K. Alken,
with practically all tho members pres
ent In addition to Boveral visitors. At
the conclusion of the series of de
lightful games, a dainty course of re
freshments was served.
The members of the Wednesday
Club, one of the live and progressive
literary societies of the city, were
beautifully entertained Thursday af
ternoon by Mrs. Mason L. Copelund.
As UBunl a very entertaining and In
structive programme was executed,
and the guests were served seasonable
In celebration of Hampton's birth
day, the J. 13. Kershaw Chapter,
Daughters of the Confederacy held a
meeting Tuesday afternoon, meeting
with Mrs. William R. Richey, Jr.,
South Harper street. The exercises
of the occasion were appropriate, be
ing participated in by the various
members of the chapter.
On Tuesday evening Mrs. Richey
was hostess to the members of the
First Methodist church choir, togeth
er with a number of visitors, includ
ing Miss Blanche Massey of Sevler
ville, Tenn., the daughter of Congress
man Massey who has been the guest
the past ten days of Mrs. Chas. H.
Hicks. .Miss Massey is an accomplish
ed niuslehu) and she added much to
the evening's delightful programme ,
by giving a number of exquisite pianO
numbers. Other visitors present were (
Messrs. Alger Winn of Waterloo and
Lucius Nichols of Chester. Refresh- !
meats were served.
On Saturday morning. March 2f>, }
Miss Rebecca J. Blackwell and Mr.
Hugh L. Moore of Gastonla, N. C,
were married-at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. L. B. Blackwell, the ceremony
being performed by the Rev. Chas.
F. Rankin. pastor of the First Pres
byterian church. Immediately after
the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Moore left
for their now homo at Mayesworth. N.
C? whero Mr. Moore holds a respon
sible position with a manufacturing
plant. The bride is a sister of Mr.
L. B, Blackwell and for the past year
has been living at Mayesworth filling
an engagement as stenographer in the
ofilces of ono of the largest business
concerns In that little city.
pr. DJid .Mrs. Clifton Jones have is
sued invitations to the marriage ?C
their daughter, Miss Daisy Chnrlton
Sullivan, to Dr. James Maxie McLoes,
the wedding to bo celebrated Wednes
day evening, April 10, nt the First
Presbyterian church .this city. This
announcement is of much social inter
est. Miss Sullivan, the bride-elect be
ing one of the most popular young
women of Laurens while Dr. McLees,
for several years a resident of the city.
Is a prominent young citizen and suc
cessful dentist of Greenwood,
This afternoon, with a party of
about thirty Invited Utile folk, Miss
Rebecca Adams, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. Adams, will celebrate her
sixth birthday with an Raster party
at her home on West Main stree t.
CAMP GARLINGTON, I . C. V.
Annual .Meeting was Held Saturday
When Officers Were Elected and
Delegates to Reunions Chosen.
The annual meeting of Camp (larl
t ii }^t on No. ROl, United Confederate
Veterans, was held Saturday at the of
fices of Judge <). G. Thompson. Of
Ilcors for another year were elected
as follows: Thos. P. Crews, command
er; .lohn \i. Hudgens, vice command
er; (). C. Thompson, adjutant, vice IL
W. Latiford. deceased; RoV, .1. K. Mr
Cain, chaplain; John T. Langslon,
quartermaster; J. D. Mock, treasurer.
In tho selection of delegates lo rep
resent the camp at the two annual
Confederate reunions. Col, Crews and
John it. Finlcy wer chosen for the
general reunion which meets at Little
Pock. Ark., May 1?. 17 and 18. while
J. A. P. Mooro a id R. II. Young are
tho representatives elected to State
reunion which will be held some time
during the summer in the city of Co
lumbia, probably, as an invitation has
been extended the veterans by the
Chamber of Commerce and othor or
ganizations of the capital city to hold
their 1911 meeting there.
A' Saturday's meeting of Camp
Garlington, Commander Crews in
structed that suitable badges ho pro
vided for the delegales attending both
reunions, and it was also provided
that the representatives, in the evont
of their inability to attend, name alter
Westmoreland's Toller Ointment
removes all roughness or redness of
the skin. Heals all erriiptloiis. makes
tho skin smooth, fair and henlthy.
Sold nt your Drug Store.
See the Wofford Minstrels next
I Tuesday nlghb
AUGUSTA MUSIC FESTIVAL.
Ono of tlie Most Magnificent Musknl
Event* of the South in April.
Music lovers of this vicinity will
avail themselves of tho opportunity to
nttend the grand Spring Music Festi
val of tho Augusta Choral Society,
which will take place In Augusta, at
the Grand Opera House, Monday and
Tuesday evenings and Tuesday after
noon, April 24 th and 25th. The event
will far eclipse from an artistic, as
well ns social standpoint anything be
fore attempted by tho Choral Society
of that city, which is fast becoming
famed for its magnificent Entertain
ments, and the three brilliant pro
grams will bo all that could be wished
for or expected, by the most critical.
The Augusta Choral Society has been
working months on the details of the
festival, and have succeeded in book
ing many famous artists, among whom
will he Miss Florence Hinkle, soprano;
Miss Christine Miller, contralto; Mr,
Albert Quesnel, tenor; Mr. Arthur
Mlddleton. basso; Alexander Satlavsky
violinist; Paul Kefer, 'cellest and Se
nor Georgo Barrere, flutist. Music
will be furnished by the New York
Symphony Orchestra, consisting of flf
ty tuen and tho programs will be un
der the direction of the noted master
of muBic. Walter Damrosch. Among
other numbers will be the adult chorus
of 200 voices and the Junior choir of
It is understood that several largo
parties have already arranged to at
tend the Festival at Augusta, from
The "Briar** Meet April 15.
The survivors of Company O
(Brian) Third S. C. Regiment, to
gether with two other Confederate
commands, will hold their annual re
union at Lariford April 15, the fiftieth
anniversary of tho company's depart
ure for'the front from Laurens. Col.
J. N. Brown of Anderson and Capt. H.
P. Griffith of Limestone College, both
of whom have honored the Laurens
survivors on numerous occasions of
this kind, have signified their inten
tion of attending the reunion tills year,
and of course it is expected that they
will make addresses on this occasion.
As usual, too. Judge Thompson may
be depended upon for a speech.
Sec the IVou'ord Minstrels next
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lit. Olive, April 3.?Rev. J. A. Mar
tin of Cross Hill, filled Iiis regular
appointment here Sunday.
Mr. R. A. Cooper und his mother,
of the city, attended church here Sun
.Mr. Thaddeus Crawford, of tho
nreworton section, attended church
Mr. Jesse Gains and wife, of AugVJff*
ta, Ga. are visiting his parents, of Ike
Mt. Gallagher section.
Mrs. Nannie Taylor visited her aAs
ter. Mrs. N. E. Cooper, Sunday.
Miss Lizzie Martin, of Poplar Spring
section, is visiting Mrs. Lizzie Wa^A
Mr. J. H. Culbertson went to Green
wood last Friday on business.
Corn is coming up on some farms.
J EARL C. OWENS j
I Veterinary Surgeon ?
[ Laurens, S. C. j
at Bolt & Hudgens sale stable
I PHONE 202 I
READY for BUSINESS
With this Announcement the Kevnote of x
the SPRING Campaign is Sounded.
Now we have the Spring Merchandise in every department.
Every large Manufacturer and Jobber of reputation was visited by
TERRY and the best was selected and bought: The Easter Bar
gains we have and its up to you to come after them.
We wish to show you the newest styles in
Oxfords for Men, Women and Children.
Easter will soon be here, and without a new
pair of Oxfords it won't seem true. Let us fit
your foot with a Keith & Pratt Shoe for Men, or a
May Man turn for Women. None wear longer,
none look nicer.
Our Gingham Department
27 in rtillty Gingham, all now patterns, only
No. 12 Chambrey, 27 In wide, only.
Short lengths i>> Apron Gingham.
Percale and Suiting Department
Full 436 In Poreale, fust colors.I0e
Best Percales worth l.">c. sells for.ISJ'fiC
Good Dreaa Duck, for skirts, only.10c
Calico only per yard.
Black and White Check Calico, pe
White Lawn, per yard.
White Goods Department
40 In Lawn, short lengths, by the piece the yard.10c
27 In Brown Linen.10c
S6 In White Madras.?*.10c
:iG in Pnjama Cloth. 12 l-2o, value, for.10c
Flaxon. white, from.10c to 25e
White Walsting from.10c to BSfl
Linen I^iwn. only.-.."W
27 in Lit. Belle Organdie, going at.10c
Fast Black Cause Hose.10c
Clothing and Domestic Department
Fast Blaok Soamloas Gauze Hose. .. '..'J5e
Fast lilaek Seamless Silk Hose.50C
Bloachcr Gauze Vest.."Vc, Sc. and Iflc
All Linen Ladies Handkerchiefs.?c
Black Saline ( ndersklrls.Isc
White Shirt Waist, only.f?0c
$1.26 value at.i)Sc
$1.60 value at..'.? .. . $1,25
Best. 40 Inch Sea Island at per yard.5c
Towels.5c, 10c, 12?
Beat, quality Napkins and Table Linen.
Men's Muslin Fiidershlrts and short drawers.2,'iC
Men's Shirts.|<>f, aoc, 1H, and ?Sc
Men's Sox. black, tan, blue, red, green, IT.e value.10c
Full line of men's Sox per pair ...15c to SOo
Men's all Linen Handkerchiefs.10c
It's a Real Genuine Pleasure for us to Show the Goods.
The Busy Corner Laurens, S. C.