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rrom uuny locks.
What 1b a girl to say when told she
Is pretty? Atter a dance, should the
lady thank tho gentleman or the gen
tleman the lady??Curly Locks.
It Is a man's privilege to thank the
'lady for the danco she has granted j
him. When any one Is kind enough |
to say yolt are pretty, just say, "Thank
you, It Is very nice to hear pleasant
things," or something like that. I
Is It necessary to leave cards every
time I make a formal call? When
calling with my husband, which one
has charge of tho cards, or do we
each tako care of our own??Monti
In making a formal call It Is always
necessary to leave cards whether tho
persons are home or not. It Is cus
tomary for the wife to carry tho cards
and leavo them at the proper time
when paying visits together.
I wish you would toll me at what
time, and to whom, to send a telegram
of congratulations. The groom-elect
I know very well, but tho bride-elect
not at all.?Anne R.
The congratulatory telegram should
bo addressed to the bridegroom and
timed so as to reach him about tho
hour the ceremony is to take place.
Have It get there a bit early rather
than too late.
An Afternoon Gathering.
Please suggest some way of enter
taining twelve or thirteen couples dur
ing the afternoon. Would you serve
any kind of refreshments??M. L. R.
I heard recently of a very jolly
"travel party." Each lady was asked
to tell her most Interesting experience*.
In travel; each ono was also aBked to
wear or bring an especially prized
object obtained while traveling. Tho
result was a most fascinating time.
Regarding the refreshments, I hard
ly know what you mean by "most any
kind." Don't make the mlstako of hav
Ing too much; a dellclously cold salad
with sandwiches, nuts, glaced fruits
coltee ami chocolate la sufficient, or
an ico with a variety of small cakes.
For a Christmas Present:
I am a girl, seventeen. Would it bo
proper for mo to givo a Christmas
present to a man very much my seni
or? He gave mo a little gift last Xmas
and we are very good friends. If you
think so, please tell me what would'
bo suitable.?"Drown Eyes."
Certainly, remember your friend
with a Christmas gift, and I think if
you could make him something thnt
it would bo nice. If you can embroid
er, make him a hulf-dozon handker
chiefs or "clock" a couple of pairs of
For Wedding Refreshments.
Will you please help mo about re
freshments? The hour for wedding
ceremony will probably be seven in
the evening, or earlier. We live in tho
country and most of tho guests come
Borne distance and we wish tcr give
them quite a supper. Most of them
will leave at n\ne o'clock that night.?
At this season of the year I should
Berve oyster or chicken patties with
green French peas, olives, salted nuts,
a salad (preferably of chicken or
Bweetbread if the oysters are served),
hot rolls or tiny buttered biscuit with
two kinds of sandwiches, coffee, ico
cream, cakes and confectionery.
Animal Blind Man's Buff.
I find many versions of old-time
games; for Instance, this way of play
ing our old favorite "Blind Man's
Buff:" Seat the children in a circle,
or they may stand. The leader is
chosen by the time-honored custom
known as "counting out," blind-folded
and placed in the middle. He is giv
en a cane; he then walks around the
:lrcle, Btops and points tho cane, tho
ono it touches or comes closest to
must repeat in a disguised tone tho
noise made by either a cat, dog, cow
or horse. He may repeat the sound
three times. If the blind man cannot
guess, he must try some one else; if
he names tho right child, that ono
takes the placo of the leader.
Dresses for Girls
THESE two little dresses mar bo
made up In linen, casement cloth
or nun's veiling.
The first is In blue casement
cloth. The sides of bodice and skirt
?re made separately and Joined to the
came belt; but the panel front is con
tinued from shoulder to tho lower,
edge of bodice.
The sides and back of bodice are
laid in flat, well pressed pleats. The
sleeves are cnt In with the sides of
bodice; the little square yoke is of
piece lace. A line of feather stitch is
worked on the edgo of square open
ing, at each edge of band and on
Materials required: Three yards
forty-two Inches wide, three-eighths
yard lace eighteen leches wide.
The second Is In pink casement
cloth. Here the skirt la pleated all
round, the pleats being taped at the
back to keep them In position. The
i right front of bodice wraps over to
the left and has buttons sewn on
which Blmulato a front fastening,
though the actual fastening Is at the
back; a yoke of finely tucked muslin
Alls in tho space. Muslin cuffs finish
the half length sleeves.
Materials required: Throe yards
fo/ty-two Inches wide, one-half yard
muslin thirty-six Inchea wide.
DEATH OF JAMES OWINGS.
Brother of Sheriff Owing* Died .in
Greenville Yesterday. ?
Mr. James Owlngs. brother of Sheriff
John B. Owlnga, died nt bis home In
Greenville yesterday morning after a
lingering illness. The body will be
brought to Gray Court and at Dials
church he will be burled with Masonic
Mr. Owlngs was a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Cresswell Owlngs, of this coun
ty, his parents being still living. He
has four brothers, Messrs John. Archie
Charlie and Claude and four sisters,
Mrs. Joo Patterson, of Woodruff. Ed.
Shell, Gray Court. Reuben Ball) of
Colorado, and Mrs. Adger, of Colorado,
His wife, two sons, Messrs. Bartlette
and Shell also survive him. A married
daughter, Mrs. Jim Shell, of Gray
Court survives him.
Mr. Owings moved to Grcenwille
last year where he was in the employ
of the C. & W. C. Ry. He became ill
some months ago and death slowly
overtook him. Ho was greatly es
teemed by a largo circle of friends
and relatives who admired bis sterl
TO MEET IN CHARLESTON.
State Teachers' Association, to Meet In
City by tho Sea the Lutter Part of
April 26. 26 and 27 the State Teach
ers' Association will hold its 40th an
nual session In Charleston, this be
ing tho first meeting held in that city
In the history of the association.
The program contains the names of
some of the most prominent speakers
In the South, among them the names of
Pres. W. W. Flnley of the Southern
Kali road, and Prof. Charles W. Kent,
Professor of English In the University
of Virginia. Ur. Howard Lee Jones,
on eminent Baptist minister of Char
leston, Mr. Lewis W. Parker of Green
ville. Mr. O P>. Martin of Washington,
D. C. Dr. Chas. W. Stiles of Washing
ton, and many prominent school offl*
cials of South Carolina.
The Ladles' Missionary Society of
Friendship liaptist church will give
a box supper at that place next Sat
urday night. April 13, 1912. The pub
lic is cordially invited to attend.
WILD BULL CHASE.
Messrs Ambrose Hudgons, Joe Smith
und Tom Henderson nre tlio Cham
pion long distance bull chasers of
this corner of the woods. The tale
(not tall) connected with their eleva
tion to this rank is a long one, but the
chase they put up last Sunday after
noon is still longer. The long nnd
short of the whole thing though, seems
to be that thc^e wily steer trailers,
after the successful escape of Wie
above mentioned bull, went in search
of him Sunday afternoon. The bull
belonged to Tom Henderson, but in
some way the two had parted company
The three bull chasers started out to
find him. Tracks lead toward Atlanta
and they followed the tracks. From
along about three o'clock in the af
ternoon until about nine o'clock at
l ight they went after him. Over
i Itches, through the swamps, across
creeks and through barb wire fences
the bull had gone and they had to
follow. Roads were not considered by
the bull In his Might nor by his fol
Having reached McUaniel's mill, out
Reedy river, and still not coming iaW
hearing distance of the escaped bull.)'
the three turned wearily homeward,
trusting to fall hack on a laBt resort
on the want ad column of The Adver
tiser. Monday morning, soon after
the ad was given In at the office' and *N
before it had begun to surreptitiously I
dissiminntc through tho mental?dn >
fact before it had been set up In type,
tho results became evident and Mr.
Henderson was Informed that the bull
was resting quietly at Tom Miller's?
place, only a few hundred yards froajl^
where they had given up the chase t^ffiCj
night before. This story Is not in
tended as an advertisement of the_,
want ad column of this paper, but
Is a true story, which will he vouched
for by all parties concerned. All in
favor of this motion, say "aye".
Notice Little ?Irls!
Plcturo Coloring Contest closes Sat
urday. April 2l)th. We want every lit
tle girl in the Contest to be here on
that date, prizes will be awarded about
12 o'clock and all contestants are re
quested to be here before that hour.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes & Co.
Value for Your Money is What We Offer You Here
Our Price Sells
Everything That's Beauti
ful, Newest and Best
The Doors are Still Open Wide for The Spring-Time Trade
The season is at hand when all nature takes on new life and a
new garb, it is the season of fresh hope and the time for those
who are dispondent or grouchy to throw aside their murkey feel
ings and imitate the singing birds. We welcome you into this
store where you can do all your Spring shopping at one place.
Come and see the good things we have prepared for you.
Come, if you come only to look.
The greatest values In white Lawns, Batiste, Madras and Pnjama
Checks that the people have even had offered them.
Beautiful quality white Lawns, worth 12c our speclp! ....10c
Extra fine mercerized Batiste worth 25c, extra special value 12 l-2c
Extra special values In white P. K., worth 15c special -12 l-2c
Big assortment of white stripe and checked Muslin, worth 15c to
20c, extra special value .10c
In Ladies' Misses and Children's Hats. We have never had such a
season in our millinery department. We have never had such
values to offer the trade. We are showing special values in hats
from .$L00 to $15.00
Big values in Ladies' Skirts. We have just received a new spring
shipment of this season's newest spring styles, special values
$?.50 to $10.00
In Ladies', Misses and Children's Oxfords and Sandals, white, black
and tan. We are showing all the toes in the very best makes to
bo bad. i
Special values In Children's and Misses from.$1.00 to $2.50
Special value in Ladles' from .$1,50 to $4.00
Big values In Men's and Boys' Oxfords in this season's newest
and best styles, prices . $1,50 to $6.00
We want you to come and inspect every department of our store
for your wants. We have great values to show you.
OUTFITTERS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY