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NEXT THING ON DECK
Advertisement Calling for Bids Ap
pears In tills Issue of The Advertiser
The new postoflloe building will now
certainly be built?soon. It's straight
goods, though, at this writing for the
advertisement calling for bids appears
in this issue of The Advertiser.
As Is already known the lot is on
West Main street, opposite the Dial
It is supposed that actual construc
tion will begin shortly after the bids
are opened, which- will be April 25th.
|\n that case, the building should be
Irfnishcd by next Christinas.
FOR VENERABLE MAN
(Continued from Page One.)
Noteworthy among them were the ac
counts of the arrival and welcome of [
the Rev. Frank Dudley Jones as pas
tor of the First Presbyterian church.
He has made a very favorable Impres
sion on the entire town and the ser
vices Sunday evening, March 12, in
which all tho congregations united to
welcome him were marked by a deep
ly spiritual tone and the evidence of
an attitudo of brotherly love "inong
the ministers which promises < 11 for
Presbyterian Education Endowment*
The weather seems to have con
spired with the ogre called Hard Times
to make difficult the work of the can
vassers for the educational endowment
fund. In spite of that fuel Clinton
raised nearly all *of the $10,000 as
sessed her, early in the week, and this
evening at a mass meeting of men
interested tho amount was completed.
A Confederate Hazaar.
Tho ladies of Stephen 1). Leo chap
ter are preparing for a white sale
and turkey dinner and oyster supper
on Thursday, March 21, for the bene
fit of the monument fund. The ladies
have been busy at shirt waists, col
lars, belts, ties, bonnets, aprons, and
the like for several weeks and have
an attractive supply of articles in
readiness. As for the dinner and sup
per the housewives of this town have
a well-established reputation which
this occasion will not see suffer.
You can say goodbye to constipation
with a clear conscience if you use
Chnmborlaln's Tablets. Many have
hen prmnnontly cured by their use.
For sale by all dealers.
>> LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION, fj
Messrs B. A. Sullivan and E. P.
Mlntor are spending this week In Mc
Mrs. Sam Tally, of Fairfax, is vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. \V. L.
Mr. W. .1. Dendy, editor of Th( Clin
ton Gazette, was a visitor attending
Miss Mattie Glasgow, of Ncwherry, Is
the attractive guest of Miss Hattie
Capt. W. R. Rlchey, Jr., will go to
Columbia on business the latter part
of this week.
Miss Julia Gilkerson, after spending
a few days In Clinton, has returned to
her home In this city.
Mrs. W. H, Washington Is in Spar
tanburg attending the meeting of the
Daughters of the Confederacy.
Miss Hattie Jones, who has been
visiting friends in Laurens for several
weeks, left Monday for her home In
Capt. J. M. Phllpot pent Sunday in
Rock Hill with his daughter. Miss
Marie Phllpot, who is attending Win
Miss Hannah Tolbert, who has been
in Rattle Creek, Mich., since July of
1911, returned homo yesterday to be
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. .1. F.
Tolbert, for about two months.
Col. L F. Bums has joined the big
party of Red Iron Hacket buyers and
the whole troop is now in the north
ern markets buying "same goods for
less money." Col Burns will be away
for several weeks.
Mr. G rover Rlchey has returned
home from Florence for a few days be
fore returning Thursday, when he
will take up his duties in a gents fur
nishing establishment where he has
accepted a position.
Mr. F. 1). Langston will leave for
Hamlet, N. C, in a few days where he
and his brother have bought out a
jewelry establishment. They will
continue the business under the firm
name of Langston Bros. The' many
friends of Mr. and Mrs. Langston re
gret to see them leave and hope for
them much success in their now home.
X SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. $
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In the Greenville Daily News, of
Saturday, March 16th, appeared the
following announcement, which will
he of interest to hosts of people in
Mrs. Fountain Benjamin Martin
announces the approaculng marriage
of her daughter
Mr. Charles Ralph Bobo
Wednesday, March the twentieth
nineteen hundred and twelve
at her home
Gray Court, South Carolina.
Miss Martin was a student two
years ago at the Greenville Female
College, and is a sister of Professor
C. B. Martin of the Furman Univer
Miss Martin is a sister of E. W.
Martin of this city, S. D. and W. E.
Martin of Gray Court, Mrs. E. D. Lom
as of Columbia and Mrs. C. O. Good
win of Travellers Rest. Mr. Bobo is
a son of Mr. W. E. Bobo of Gray
Court, and a nephew of Mr. C. B. Bobo
of this city.
Complimentary to Miss Annie Gil
kerson, of Laurens, who is visiting
Miss Julia Lee, Mrs. J. E. Crymes .en
tertained a few friends at Auction
Bridge on Tuesday afternoon. Tables
were arranged for twelve guests and
several enjoyable rubbers were played
Beautiful hand-painted score cards
were used. Mrs. Crymes was assisted
by Miss May Moore, of Ninety Six. A
delicious Ice course was served.
Those present were Misses Annie
Gilkorson. Julia Lee, Susie Hodges,
iinttie Hodges, May Moore, Almena
Coleman, Susan and Janell Arnold,
Annie and Kehceca Alken. May Bailey,
and Mrs. W. G. Rush,?Greenwood
Mrs. Douglas Gray entertained a
few young people Monday evening nt
her home on South Harper street. Dur- i
Ing the evening u few games of cards
were played after which delightful re- j
frcshmcnts were served. Those pres
ent were Misses Hattlc Kate Easterby, I
Helen Crisp, Maltie Glasgow of New
berry, Susie Gray and Mary Sullivan;
Messrs. Tom Bolt, Dick Childless
?lack McCrnvy, .lohn Bolt, Roy Little
Kit-hard Duiilup and Ernest Eastorby. j
To All Little Girls Under 14 Years of
Age, A Picture to Color and the
Crayons to Color it With
And to the little girl under 14 years of age who returns to
us the neatest, most artistically colored picture and the most
interesting short story asked for in the instructions, we will
give, absolutely Free, either the "Buck's" Little Range, the [I
Mahogony Writing Desk or Rattan Rocker now shown in our
window. Wd want all the girls to try.
Contest will close Saturday, April 20th. Prizes will be
awarded same day.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
PoliakoffsOld Stand v PoliakotTs Old Stand
AS SPRING MONTHS BEGIN
Conducted by G. M. Rhodes
The Stock of S. Poliakoff was sold a few weeks ago'in the United States Bankruptcy Court and now
it is placed on sale for the benefit of the People of Laurens County. Watch the Goods Fly at Fabulously
Low Prices. This nice, new, clean Stock will be slaughtered right now. The Goods were bought at a
sacrifice and they will be sold so as realize the cash. They must go. First Come, First Serve. Below
Cost is not the word. More like Giving the Goods Away. Look Out!
Sale Starts Friday, March 22,1912
Q. M. RHODES, Manager
FOR D. POLIAKOFF
S. Poliakoff's Old Stand Next to Post Office East Main Street, Laurens, South Carolina