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LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Mr. R. H. Young was a visitor in
Mrs. M. .1. Ponrco was a visitor in
the city Wednesday.
Mr. T. 13. Wallace spent Friday in
Greenville on business.
Mr. II. Terry lofl yesterday for tbo
north to buy a spring stock.
Miss Annie Simpson spent Sunday
in the city with her ramily.
Mrs. J. II..Motes, of Mountville, w
in the city one day last week.
Mrs. John Smith is at home from a]
two weeks' visit to relatives in Wa
Mrs. It. K. Copeland and Mrs. Mary
G. ?owon are spending some time in
Mr. .1. It. Plnson, of the vicinity of I
Cross Hill, was a visitor in the city
Mr. John Crews, now located in Co
lumbla, spent Sunday in the city with
Miss Hnttio Jones, o!' Charlotte, is in
the city visiting Misses Mary Todd and
Miss .Wie Mnhaffcy spent the week
end in Clinton as the guest of Mis
Mr. John Wright, of Spartanhurg.
spent Sunday in the city with hit
father and sisters.
Dr. Isadoro Schaycr has been
spending the past few days in Rock
Hill with friends.
Mr. Charles Fleming spent several
days at Davidson College last week at
tending the Junior Debate.
Miss Heltlo Lake, who is attending
Holl ins Institute, is at home for a
few days visiting her parents.
Dr. T. I.. Timmermnn spent Saturday
night nnd Sunday in Clinton as the
gUOtsl of Dr. Ralph W. Johnson.
Mr. W. G. Wilson has returned from
the northern markets after purchas
ing n spring supply for his store.
I.title Mi isc; Harriet Hughes and
Mary Roper spent the week-end In
Fountain Inn With Mrs. Robert Davis.
Among the business visitors in the
city this wook Were Dr. W. L. Hood
and Mr. Taylor Good.wyn of Green
Mr. Dugas Marlin, a Laurens boy
now residing in Augusta, spent the
early part of the WOOft In the city on
Mr. J, J, Crosby, now living in
Greensboro, N. C, was in the city
Monday attending the funeral of Mr.
W. H. Riddle.
Mr. W. G, Wilson has returned from
New York and other northern mar
kets, where he spent the past ten
days buying spring got ds.
The friends of Mr. Preston Milam
will regret to learn that he baa buen
confined to his home for the past few
dayi? on account of sickness.
Mrs. K. C. Watson and Mrs. Jno.
A. Franks left Saturday for Gaffney
whore they spent the week-end with
their daughters at Limestone College.
Dra. O. P. Klugh of Crosa Hill and
J. L. Fonnel of Waterloo, were among
the physicians here Monday attending
the regular meeting of the County
Misses Hnltle Hodges. Jessie Todd
and Julia Loo and Mr. Joel I'.ailey. of
Greenwood, spent Thursday in the
city as iho guests of Capt, and Mrs.
?w. a. GUlf raon.
Mr. Joel Smith has been critically
ill at his home in the ML Olive sec
tion of the county for the past week,
lie is now slowly improving which
will be good news to his many Lau
rens county friends.
Mr. \. c Watson, a one time resi
dent of Laurent) county but now a
prosperous merchant of Greenwood,
was in the eity yesterday on his way
to llarksdnle station where he went'
in look over his farm land there.
Rnch lady who visits Hays Pharmacy
Saturday, March 2nd, will be presented
with a carnation, compliments of Oak
hurst Green Houses.
i>r. H. L. Branyon, Prop.
"ALL A MISTAKE."
Charming Play to be Given at Trinity
Itldge School for tho Benefit of the
On Friday evening March 1st. at S
o'clock, the play "All a Mistake" will
be given by local talent at Trinlty
Ridga school house. An admission of
10 and 2"> cents will be charged. The
proceeds oro to go lo the benefit of
the school library.
The characters in the play are:
Capt. Ohediah Skinner, owner of "Oak
Farm"; Goo. Richmond, nephew of
Capt Skinner; Richard Hamilton. Nell
[Huntington'? affianced; Ferdinand
Llghthoad, foppish dude who has ad
vertised tor a wife: Neil Richmond,
wife of George; Nell IIuntIllglOll. a
friend of the family: Cornelia. Cap*.
Skinner's sister, sometimes called
Nell, an old maid who answers Fer
dinand's advertisement; and Nell a
A brief synopsis follows: George
finds himself in a dilemma because his
uncle has selected him a wife, and he
has just married some one else. Nell
Huntington, the selected wife, agrees
to pass as George's wife so he may
get his fortune. Richard Hamilton
appears and Nell Huntington is in a
trap. One of Ferdinand's letters, ad
dressed to Nell (Cornelia), is read by
Nell, the servant. Ferdinand conies
to claim his bride, and Is accldently
met by Nell. George's wife, whom he
falls in love with. He afterwards
meets Noll, the servant who falls in
love with him, and filially he meets
Cornelia whom he detests very much.
George becomes so jealous thai he
decides to pass everybody off as lun
atics and himself as tho keeper of the
asylum. The unraveling of a skein of
mystery and. the finish of an exciting
(lay to liinl that it was "All a mistake".
The boys and girls are practicing
quite often, and they arc sure of a
Blamed a Good Worker.
"I blamed my heart for sever dis
tress in my left side for two years."
writes W. Evans, Danville, Va.. "but
I know now It was indigestion, as Dr.
King's New Life Fills completely cur
sd me." Host for stomach, liver and
kidney troubles, constipation, head
ache or debility, 25c at Laurens Drug
Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
* M l. BETHEL NOTF.S. *
Mrs. Mamie O'Dollo Is spending a
few weeks with her sister, Mrs. J. II,
It was with great pleasure that the
children and grandchildren of Mrs.
Eleanor Auld Sichert, met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. IL Carlisle, on
Wednesday. Feb. 21st to partake of
a delicious birthday dinner which was
given In honor of Mrs. Siebert's 76th
Mr. Alfred Hughes Is visiting rela
tives in Plckons.
Mr. Jas. II. Carlisle has recently
purchased three line mules.
How* to eure n cold is a question in
which many are Interested just now.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has won
Its great reputation and Immense sale
by its remarkable cure of colds, it
can alwavs bo depended upon. For
sale by :.ll dealer:-.
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X SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
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One of the most enjoyable occa
sions of the season was the Vulentlne
Party given by Missis Cora Traynbam
and Minnie Wallace, at the home of
Mr. W. Ab Traynbam, of the Friend
ship section. In the parlor, where
the color scheme of red was carried
out, was seen a profusion of red hearts
Which were placed in such a manner
to impress every one that it was in
deed a "hearty party." On the For
tune Tree was placed a hea/t for ev
ery guest, on which was written their
fortune. In the hall "Cupid's Archery
Contest" was held, Miss Minnie Cald
well and Mr. S. E. El ledge making the
highest score. Miss Lucy 11 addon and
Mr. J. L. Chapman won the prize, a
heart-shaped picture, in the poetry
After many game:- pertaining to St.
Valentine's Day the guests passed in
to the dining room where refresh
ments were served. The dining room
was decorated in red and white fes
toons and hearts. The refreshments
carrying out the "hearty idea" and
Those present were: Misses Lucile
Wolff, Carolyn Smith, Mae Roper,
ltess Madden, Harnie Wallace, Lucy
Haddon and Minnie Caldwell, Mr. and
Mrs. C. O. Madden, Messrs. Hal Roper,
S. E. EUcdge, Lawrence and Nesbitt
Million, .1. L. Chapman. Willie Wolff,
stopp Heeks, Thrumnn Pitts, Haddon
and Milton Wilson.
Clinton People Wed.
A surprise marriage took place at
King's Hotel last Wednesday after
noon, when Miss Madge York, of Clin
ton, became the wife of Mr. Rhett
Adalr, of the same place. Only a few
intimate friends of the two young peo
ple were present to witness the cere
mony. They returned to Clinton
where they will make their future
lit., e. Both of the young people are
prominent and popular Clinton people
and their marriage is of interest to
many people all over the state.
* NEWS FROM JONES. *
.tones, Feb. 26.?Rural Policeman
121 ledge was recently in this section.
We were very sorry to hear of the
death of .Mr. I). C. Smith, of Waterloo,
and tenderly sympathize with the be
After suffering for months after an
Incurable malady Mrs, Ragsdalc pass
ed,away on the 23rd inst at the home
of her brother, Mr. Carl Austin. All
of our people tenderly sympathize
with the bereaved family.
Wo recently met out friends. Messrs
Lew Harper of Honen Path, and M.
B. McCueil of Princeton.
Hon. .1. T. Morrison is securing
pledges from the farmers to reduce
the acreage of cotton this year. It s
a move in the right direction.
The heartless speculators are ever
ready to take advantage of the farm
ers and force the price or cotton be
low reduction. Thousands of fanners
were almost bankrupted by the low
price of cotton. Let them become
thoroughly organized, decrease the
cotton acreage, increase the cereals
and demand a fair price for their cot
Mr. Calvin Cannon succumbed to
an attack of pneumonia on the 2-lth
inst. Our tendcrost sympathy goes
out for the bereaved family.
Mr. Thorn;:- Miller of Greenwood,
was in our midst recently.
The friends of Colemnn Cork. a
former pupil of ti e ,Ibh< - high school,
will be pleased to hear Hint he is tak
ing a very high stand in the law de
partment of tie- South Carolina Chi
Miss Oliva Jones > pent the week-end
w ith her parents, Dr. mid Mrs. Townc*
Jones, last Week.
Quito a number of our young peo
ple attended a valentine party given
at the lovely Pome of Mr. and Mrs. P.
It. Mitchell. The young folks will al
ways hold in memory the genorou
hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell.
Reached the Limit.
The last course was being brought
on, and little John, who had partaken
of each previous one, looked up and
said: "Oh, this one will faint me
?Ith the Millinery Stores.
The unwelcome news has been re
ceived here that neither of the three
young ladles who were employed as
milliners last year are to return this
season. As J. E, Minter & Uro. are
not to continue their millinery busi
ness, Miss ChllCOtO who has numer
ous friends here, will not return. Miss
Gertrude Llpscomb, who has been
with the Switzer Company for several
years and who has always been very
popular here will go elsewhere. Miss
?VOlyn Ames, who has been with Das is
Roper Company for several season;;
and who has many friends her?', will
also not return. In her place will he
Miss Blanche Smythe, of Baltimore,
Miss Wynhoop, ->f Philadelphia, will
ii" at Switzer Company's the coining
THOUGHT HE WAS A BURGLAR.
One Negro Kills Anothor Near This
City Mondaj Night, Thinking He was
Defending Iiis Home.
Jack Martin, a negro, was killed oil
the Simpson place a lew miles west
Of the city Monday night by .lohn Hud
gens, also colored. The coroner went
out yesterday to bold an Inquest and
.lohn Hudgens was brought in to the
According to the story of men from
that neighborhood, Jack Martin, who
lives In the same house, returned home
at night and entered, .lohn Hudgens,
hearing .lack and thinking him an in
truder, called out to him. Martin did
not answer and Hudgens warned be
would shoot. Martin still did not an
swer, so Hudgens shot In the direc
tion of the voice and killed the ap
proaching negro. Martin died soon
after. Rudgens, it is said, claims that
he bad no ill will against the deceas
f Yoa Want.
BROWN'S ?J LITTLE TABLETS
Cure* Indigestion. Dyspcpaln. Heartburn
Ask at Dr. B. P. Posey's.
Citation for Letters of Administration,
Slate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By (). G. Thompson. Probate Judge:
Whereas, Joel C. Smith made suit to
me, to grant him Letters of Adminis
tration of the estate and effects of
Jnnic M. Smith.
These are therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said Janlo M.
Smith, deceased, that they be and ap
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to bo held at Laurens C. IL, S. C.
on the l lth day of March, 1912 next,
after publication hereof, at II o'clock
in the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said Administra
tion should not be granted.
Given under my hand this, 27th day
of February Anno Domini 1912
?. C. Thompson.
Statement of the Condition of the
HANK OF WATERLOO,
Located at Waterloo, S. ('., at the
( lose of Business February 20, 1012.
I Loans and Discounts .. . 55.195.48
! Overdrafts. I4C.CI
I Furniture and Fixtures .. 1,21-1.15
: Hanking House. 2,112.07
Hue from Hanks and Bank
I ors. 5,104.00
: Currency. 380.00
j Silver and other Coin .. G51.29
'Checks and Cash Items .. 501.00
Capital Stock Paid In . .?"? 25.000.00
Surplus Fund. 2,000.00
Undivided Profits, les< Cur
rent Expenses and Taxis
Due to Hanks and Hankers ins. 17
Individual Deposits subject
to Chock. 24,033.52
Savings Deposits. 338.70
Time Certificates of Deposit 77:'..or,
Cashier's Checks. 225,27
Hills Payable, including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed . 10,000.00
! Total.? 65,905.80
State of South Carolina*
County of Laurens. ss.
Before mo came J. C. Smith, cash
ier of the above named bank. who. be
ing duly sworn, says that the above
and forogolng statement is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
liooKS of said bank.
J. C. SMITH.
Sworn to and subscribed before inc
this 27th day of February. 1012.
R F. Bahb.
Corres! Attest: O. 1.1. Simmons, J.
c. Smith. W. c. Whnrton, Directors.
Statement of the Condition <>i" I he
PEOPLES LOAN >M> EX< II INGE
Lorntel at l.aiirens. S. C. at I he < lose
of Business Februar) 20, 1012.
Loans and Discounts .. ..$331.722.71
Bonds and Stocks owned by
the Hank. 27.OOO.0O
Furniture and Fixtures .. '-'.?".""
Hanking House. 10,..00
Hue from Hanks and Hank
ers . 32.078.15
Cold. 2.1 To M.)
Silver and other Coin .. .. 1,020.02
Cheeks and Cash Items .. 176.27
Capital Stock Paid In . . ; .$100.1.'
Surplus Fund. 25,000 00
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Hanks and Bankers 2,093.50
Dividends Unpaid. 24.00
Individual Deponits subject
to Cheek. 130.179.37
Time Certificates of Deposit 86.490.00
Cashier's Checks. 622.65
Bills Payable, Including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
Reserve Fund Carried on
General Individual or Sav
ings Ledger. 1.397.50
State of South Carolina.
County of Laurens. sr..
Before me enmn 0. W. Tune, Cashier
of the nbove named bank, who. being
duly sworn, says that the above and
foregoing statement is a true eondi
Tion of said bunk, as shown by tho
hooks of said bank.
c W TCN'E.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 27th day of February. 1912.
W. H. McCuon,
Correct Attest: W. A. Watts. R
Fleming Jones, II. n. Kennedy, Direc
Isn't This a Dandy Dresser for Only
It is a big solid Oak Case, all selected first quality
material, has large French Plate Pattern Mirror,
has three large roomy drawers, the finish is a beau
tiful Golden Oak. One of the bigest values ever
ofTered at $10.50. Call and take a look at it. We
are always glad to show you.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
?5 Bales Instead of 3 Means !5c. instead of L:,
I'f??>iilrtl tlie 2 eur.t hales COSl nur .lr:i pinne). nnd sine*
you have ti in your power lo tnuke lite 1 extra hales, why
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We wish to pruir our ilalm* lo you
and )Our oelchbori mill 10 VW.
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drain \ IHIIINI \ (ik'OSNN klMi
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lo report results und lo Jo a Hille
?nrk lor Hi.
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destroyed other kludV I el ui
kcnd the priKjl
I I -.1 III Mill 11 1.
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We Start with the
Wc end vvitli the finished product,
and every operation is done by our own
men in our own mills.
Sash, doors, blinds, screens, mouldings,
columns, grilles, newel posts, shingles, lath,
interior finish, etc.?everything in building
material we furnish in both quantity, and
Complete house bills from architect's plans
and builder's lists our specialty.
Bring or mail in your specification. Get our
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