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nor will make such fine food. fj,
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lL and personal mention. I
Mrs. L. G. Balle, Jr., Is visiting rel
atives In Newberry.
Mr. It. C. Gray made a flying trip
to Aikeri last week.
Miss Glaudlne Copeland has return
ed to her home in Norfolk, Va.
Miss Helen Crisp, who has been vis
iting In Columbia, has returned home.
T. Coke Turner, Esq., was a visi
tor in the city for a short while Mon
Miss Sadie Sullivan has returned
home after a pleasant visit to Green
Mrs. H. K. Alken and Mrs. J. H.
Tengue are spending a few days in
Mr. J. Fuller Lyon, father of Attor
)!? y General Lyon, was a visitor In the
Mr. \V. P. Sanders, of the Poplar
Springs section was in the city on
Mr. Charles Fleming has accepted
a position with the Palmetto Pauk and
ha-, entered upon his duties.
Miss Annie Gllkerson and Mrs. A.
H. Sanders have returned from a
pleasant visit to friends in Chester.
Miss Jessie Thompson is on a visit
to her brothers, .lohn and Todd
Thompson, who live at Emornldo, Fla.
Mrs. J. M. Mo Lees, of Greenwood,
ha.- been spending several days in the
City With her mother and Dr. Clifton
Mr. J. P. Simmons a prominent
farmer from over near Ware Shoals
was among the business visitors here
Mr. J. T. Brownlee, a former good
citizen of Laurens county, hut now a
re. idem of Greenville was a visitor
bete last Friday.
Mrs. Westmoreland and Miss Mat
k Westmoreland are in the city vis
iting Mrs. Westmoreland's daughter.
Airs. J. II. Parks.
Messrs. Robert Roper and Ynles
Brown, who are attending Fur man
Univorstty, spent Saturday and Sun
day with their parents.
Mrs. James Wham of the Trinity
Ridge section, will leave the latter
pari of the week for Chester where
She will make her home in the fu
Miss Levey Splcer of Philadelphia
is in the city as the guest of her sis
ter, Mrs. William Solomon. Miss
Spicer will remain in Laurens for
Messrs. Erskill Todd, John Watts
and Hillary Barksdalo, who are tak
ing courses at the University of South
Carolina, spent the week-end in the
city with their parents.
Miss Lila Hart was the hostess at
a charming bridge party last Friday
evening. After several interesting
games of bridge the guests' were serv
ed a delightful salad course.
NEW COM MA IN DA INT FOR
Major Richardson Elected to Fill Va
cancy .Made by Reuth of Col. Mix
on, Cannot Serve.
Mr. James T. ('rows, one of the di
rectors of the South Carolina Old
Soldiers Home, received a letter from
Oov. Dlcase several days ago advis
ing him that Major Richardsqn, who
was recently elected to the position
of commandant of the home, had de
cided thai he could not serve after
December 1st. The governor, in his
letter, called a meeting of the direc
tors for Friday December 1st, at
which time another election will he
gone Into. Mr. Crews intends going
down on that day to be present at the
Major Richardson states that his
other affairs will interfere with his
fulfilling the duties so he asked to be
relieved. It is understood that Mr.
J. P. Caldwell, of this county, will he
an applicant for the position. Mr.
Caldwell was at one time on the Hoard
of Registration of this county and at
one time was candidate lor sheriff.
Farm Land Buyers sc ad of "Ben
ham" Tract of estate .1. C. Wietels at
auction next Salesday.
Have Moved t<> l.aureus.
Dr. and Mrs. .1. S. Wolff, tt ho have
been making their home a few miles
in the Country from Laurens have de
cided to make this their home in the
future. They moved into the city yes
terday and are living on Chestnut
street. Both Dr. and Mrs. Wolff are
well known in Laurens. where they
have a host of friends who will wel
come them here as residents. Their
son. Mr. Marvin Wolff will make Iiis
home with them.
Buy your apples and oranges from
people who get them in solid cars,
thus insuring prompt delivery in good
condition. It is dangerous to handle
local shipments at this time, as they
are subject to Indefinite delay and
will probably he frozen in transit.
We handle solid cars and guarantee
deliveries in good condition.
Dlrie FIOUI" and drain Co.
Farm I,mid Buyers sec ad of "Ben
ham" Tract of estate J. C. Wietels at
auction next Salesday.
Your Christmas Present will be appreciated if
it comes from the Old Reliable Jewelers.
Send for our New Catalogue. It Is Free.
Win. Schweigert & Company
Dai ,c>-('cimptoti Wedding.
Athens, Ga.,?One of the prettiest
events of the BCason was the wedding
of MIbb Ida May Darsey and Mr.
Charles Saxon Corapton, which was
solemnized Wednesday evening, Nov.
8th at the homo of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Darsey on College
The ceremony was witnessed by up
ward of two hundred friends of the
young couple, who afterwards were
entertained at a delightful reception,
a complete and enjoyable hospitality
The entire houre was thrown open
to the guests of the evening, and elab
orately and beautifully decorated for
the occasion. In the hallway was
draped smtlax and in every available
space handsome palms, ferns and pot
ted plants were grouped. In the li
brary, where the presents were dis
played, the mantle was banked with
ferns and vases of salvia, the chande
liers draped with smllax, and witli the
burning tapers, tipped with red
shades, the color scheme of green and
red was completed.
The ceremony was performed before
an altar of smilax and ferns in the
front drawing room where a wealth of
greenery was strewn with vases of
white ohrpsanthemuins. On the man
tle there were clusters of great white
chrysanthemums and on either side
of the floral altar were candelobras.
bearing white tapers, and great vases
tilled witli quantities of these white
White ribbons formed an aisle, and
to the sweet strains of Mendelssohn's
Wedding March, played by Miss Claude
Harper, the fair young bride entered
witli her father. They were joined
by the groom and bis best man, Mr.
.lames O'Melley, at the altar. Dr. M.
L. Troutman performed the beautiful
ami impressive ceremony.
The bride was a picture of youth
and beauty, in her lovely gown of
white messaline satin embroidered in
valley lillies and white seed pearls,
the collar and sleeves were finished
witli point applique lace. They long i
tulle veil was caught to her hair with
a wreath of orange blossoms and she)
carried a large shower botiquot of I
bride's roses and valley lillies.
Standing nenr the bride, was her'
mother, who was handsomely gowned
in gray messaline; Mr.s w. u. Comp
ton of Greenwood. S. ('., who was
beautifully gowned in black messa
line and Miss Maud Cnmpton who was
prettily gowned in white marquisette
The bride and groom received the
Congratulations of their friends and
the the reception which followed was
marked by the happiest spirit of hos
pitality and was much enjoyed.
The color scheme in the dining room
Was yellow ami white. The beautiful
ly appointed table bad for a center
decoration, a silver vase mounted on
a Cltiny lace over yellow, filled with
large yellow chrysanthemums, around
which was silver candelabra with yel
low shades and cut glass comparts
witli yellow and white mints: the
hon bons and Ices carried out the at
tractive color scheine.
The many present received bespoke
the popularity of the young couple.
Among them were a beautiful chest
of silver, and a set of silver after
dinner coffe cups and numbers of cut
glass bowls. Many gifts in China were
substantial checks, etc.
Mr. and Mrs. Comp ton left on the'
midnight train for an extended trip
north and east. On their return I hey
will be at home to their many Athens
friends. The bride's going away gown
was brown cloth with a tan chiffon
blouse embroidered in brown and blue
with hat to match.
Mr. and Mrs. Compton are popular
young people. Mr. Compton is city
ticket agent at the S. A. I., depot, and
a native of Greenwood, but for the
last two years has made his home in
Athens indentfying himself in the bus
iness and social world.
Among the out of town guests were
Mrs. Dan llosey of Atlanta. Mr. K.
s. Compton, Mrs. w. B. Compton and
Miss Maud Compton of Greenwood.;
Mr. and Mrs. Chandler of Crawford,1
Ga.. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hargrave
of Crawford. Ga., Mr. and Mrs. .1. W.
Moore of Comer, Ga., Miss Louise
Darsey of Gainesville, Mr. John Quill I
of Augusta and Mrs. Fuller of Sparta.
Wedding at Friendship.
A very pretty home wedding took
place on the morning of Sunday, Nov.
26th at the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Traynham near Friendship
when their eldest daughter, Miss Ina
Jones, was wedded to Mr. Cecil Orcs
tus Madden. The wedding took place
in the parlor in the presence of a large
number of relatives and friends of
the young couple. The bride looked
very sweet In her traveling suit of
hl'ie cloth with hat to match. When
?he took her place by tl>e side of thei
groom at the. altar the young people
looked very handsome indeed. The
marriage ceremony that made them
man and wife was performed by the
Rev. J. M. Dallas, pastor of Friendship
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. J
Big Value in Cook Stoves
No. 8 Stove
Complete with Forty Pieces of Ware. Sold under a Perfect Guarantee
jiS. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Presbyterian church. After the si r
vice the happy pair received the con
gratulations of ;!ieir many friends.
The young people are very popular,
the bride and groom being loved and
respected by all the people. They re
ceived many handsome gifts. The
wedding feast took place at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Madden, parents of
the bridegroom, it proved to be a de
lightful repast, the table being tilled
with good things to eat and drink. At
the conclusion of the wedding the
young folks accompanied by their
friends drove to Prlent ship church
where the communion was observed
and where a large congregation greet
ed them. Mr. and Mrs. Madden will
make their future home on the farm
Married in Virginia.
Mr. Karl (iarrett. son of Mi. and
Mrs. \V, a. Garret) of llarksdale, who
is now making Iiis home in Virginia,
was yesterday married to Miss .lain
leson, a young lady of a prominent ,
family of that stale. The young cou
ple will spend a few days with Mr
(iarrett's parents at Harksdalo while
on their honeymoon.
The Trance Medium "You're look
ing pretty prosperous, Ferdinand?I
thought the slate-writing sum was
played out?" Former si.it. -Writer?
"Oh. I cut that out many moons ago -
why, the spirit messages I dispense
nowadays are written on souvenir
There is underwear to keep you
("lardy & Wilson.
Jno. W. Ferguson ('.('. Featherstone
W. B. Knight
iWiUSON, FEATHERSTONE & KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
I.aureus, S. C.
Prompt and careful attention given
to all business.
Office Ovor Palmetto Hank.
NEW MINISTER FROM SWEDEN
Count Albert Ehrensvard, newly appointed minieter from Sweden to the
United States to fuctteJ Mr. Herman do Lagercr.vitz, is a member of a dis
tinguished Swedish family. One of bin ancestors was Count Karl August
Ehrensvard (174f>- 1f CO |, who was admiral-general of the Swedish navy under
Gustavus III. He thoroughly reorg,- 'ized the navy, and commanded at the
first battle of Svensksund In 1729, which he lost because Gustavus reversed
his skilful tactics at the critical moment,
Regular Forty Dollar Bed Room Suit Only
This is without doubt one of the best Suits ever put on the market. It's made
of selected first quality Oak. Finely finished in rich golden color, large size
French Plate Mirror in both Dresser and Washstand, large rolls on every piece.
Note the handsome hand carvings. This is a value you can't afford to over
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