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GIRL WHO COST KING
MANUEL'S ROYAL LID
Gaby Deslys, Actress, Credited
With Portuguese Monarch's
Overthrow, Now Here.
"Now York.?Gaby Deslys, who is
,?redlted by common report with hav
ilng overthrown the kingdom of Portu
gal by infatuating King Manuel and
lenticlng from him what was left in
jibe royal treasury, is now here to fill
professional engagements. She says
|ehe is to receive $18,000 a week and it
Iis probable that some of the $18,000
?will be real money. She brought a be
jwllderlng array of clothes and jewels
land also her reputation as a monarchy
The wonder is that this talented ac
tress has not come over sooner. Why
this strange delay? A lady with a
redolent past and the destroyer of
monarchy, she certainly had a right to
? expect sympathy and appreciation in
irepublican America from the first.
; The only reason Imaginable for her
(delay in coming to the country to
[which foreign artists hasten to make
their money as a rule is that she is so
modest she did not realize the extent
,of her exploit. No doubt she said to
\hcrsclf that Manuel was such a littl
Jting that his destroying siren would
fhardly receive credit for having done
anything worth while.
And, to tell the truth, Manuel was a
?very little king oven at his best. To
one who knew bint its intimately as
Mile. IX^slys ho probably seemed
even smaller than he appeared to the
average newspaper reader. Compared
even with a medium king like the late
Xeopold of Belgium, he paled into iu
Gut the people over here are not so
carping and critical as to hold that
against her. She took the only king
that was probably In sight at the time,
and if he didn't happen to be one
?whose conduct amounted to very much
?Internationally, that was the lady's
misfortune and not her fault. She did
tier best with the material at hand. Of
course, her reception would naturally
be n little warmer and her receipts a
little larger if she had managed to
bring down larger game from the Eu
ropean ropal preserves. Had she done
that, it might not have been necessary
for her to go to the trouble even of
dancing in order to make the show a
sniccras. But that Is another story.
MOOSE CHASES AUTOMOBILE
Big Animal Pursues Auto Party Half
a Mile in Mountains of Massa
PItlr.noId. Mass.?As a party of an
colsts were Koing over Washington
mountain toward Hecket, they were
chased for half a mile by a moose
Moose Chases Autolsts.
Stoat is believed to have escaped from
Harry Payne Whitney's mountain pre
Yfce pursuit was watched by Daniel
?Camp, who lives near Jacob's Ladder.
rTbe automobile gained on the moose,
rwhlr.h gave up the chase, left the road
land disappeared in the forest. The
?noose was seen later by James Galla
gher of Hecket while cn a hike near
Red top, the villa of Mrs. Fa ? r.ie Bur*
jgess In Bccket.
HIS IDEA OF BRAVERY.
Henpeck?He must be a very brav?
and courageous man.
Henpeck?The other night I heard
him And fault with his wife's cook
WOULD TAKE CIGAR INSTEAD.
Rev. Dryasdust?Young man, do you
Kresbly?Not in ouslness hours, old
chap, bur l'.'J take a cigar with you.
Doctor (after careful examination*
Some foreign substance is lodged I?
Dennis?Ol know ut! That's what
Ol git f'r wurruktn' wld them da*
V\[ DON'T NEED IT.
Bess- -There's ono pleasure denied
Bess?They can't go bargain hunt
WHAT SHE SAID.
The Lover?Den you say dat my suit
Is In vatnT
The Lass?Not exactly, but I did
Say If you little, bow-legged, pie fared
nut didn't auit follerln me around
I'd bounce a brick on yer forphead'
* news from jones. ?
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Jones, Feb. 12.?The using of drags
have improved the roads greatly. If
they are used on all the roads as of
ten as needed It will keep the roads
in splendid condition.
Rev. James M. Dallas, has recently
made improvements on his place.
Mr. James Langston has greatly
improved his place. ,
Messrs. T. J. Bcacham, Parrott
Cooper, Q. L. Graham and Walter M.
Jones, have recently purchased fine
stock from S. O. Harvey of Greenwood.
Osie was reared in this section and
all of his friends patronize him, know
ing that he handles the very best
stock at reasonable prices and Is hon
orable In all of his dealings.
We recently met the following
friends. Messrs. C. P. Simmons and
beautiful daughtors of Greenville, R.
M. Hadden and Amos Moore of Abbe
ville and T. R. Blackwell of Due West.
We are indebted to Drs. Neel and
Turner of Greenwood for recent pro
The Greenwood Medical society is
in a flourishing condition. At the last
meeting there were two papers on
pneumonia and several interesting
cases reported which were ably dis
Mr. Wilmot Smith, salesman in the
company store at Ware Shoals, was
in Greenwood last Monday.
Messrs. Kd Gaines and Ciska Hen
derson, cotton buyers at Ware Shoals
are keeping the marketup to the Co
lumbia and Charleston prices.
Mr. Calhoun O'dell passed away on
tho Gth Inst and was laid to rest at
Turkey Creek church the following
day In the presence of sorrowing rela
tives and friends. He was a most ex
cellent citizen and all of our people
tenderfuly sympathize with his fami
Messrs Herben and Stepp Beeks, re
cently had a narrow escape In a run
away with their team.
Mr. J. R. McNtnch has greatly im
proved his valuable plantation.
Miss Blanche Daniel of Spartauburg,
is visiting her aunt. Mrs. Dr. Willie
Mr. (J. L, Graham entertained a largo
number of her friends last Wednesday
evening in honor of her accomplished
guest. Miss Blanche Daniel, of Spar*
The evening was carried out In
"Leap Year" style to tho fullest ex
Most Sensational Play.
No drama of recent years has met
with a greater measure of succe:;3
than Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in which
Eduard Waldmann, the eminent tra
gedian will make his bow to Laurens
theatregoers Friday, Feb. 16th.
The success of this drama Is due
principally to the absorbing interest
manifested throughout the thrilling
situation and powerful climaxes, as
well as the excellency of the dialogue
?the comedy element, too, Is well rep
resented; besides the powerful role
allotted to the star gives him splen
did scope for the display of his talent.
Tho company supporting Mr. Wald
mann Is an excellent one.
When her child is In danger a wom
an will risk her life to protect it. No
great act of heroism or risk of life
Is necessary to protect a child from
croup, Give Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and all <langer is avoided. For
sale by till dealers.
HINDQUARTERS ?f BEEF
or any proportion of any
kind of meats which you
may prefer is here ready to
ONLY TENDER MEATS
are permitted to enter our
store. The primest, tender
est and best meat in the
market does not tempt us to
buy bo much at a time that
We are Compelled to keep'
large quantities on ice. We
have arranged to - give our
customers the choicest of
?t- Chops, Steaks, etc.
i don't cost any more
/. "l meats.
We are Headquarters for all
Legal Blanks which are in com
mon use in this County. We
also, get out on Special Order,
Blanks for individuals, with firm
names printed thereon.
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