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.OCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Mr. D. H. Counts spent Sunday In
Miss Mattic Tarrant is visiting Miss
Ms. A. C. Todd returned Friday af
er spending a few days In Montreat.
Miss Susie Gray is now in Wash
ngton, Ga.. visiting friends.
Dr. M. B. Ketion, of Atlanta, spent
he week-end with the family of Mrs.
rillie Dorroh returned from
Friday, where she has been
Tiding the summer school.
B. Glenn, Esq., a prominent at
|ney of Anderson, spent Sunday In
city visiting friends,
rs. John M. Clardy Is visiting her
k, Mr. J. B. Clardy, In Atlanta. She
be away about a month,
lias Georgia Copeland of States
tie. N. C. visited her cousin, Mrs.
N. Bramlett, last week.
Mrs. C. L. Poole haB been in Green
|od for the past few days visiting
sister. Mrs. Crawford Clapp.
Urs. Ed. Hart, of Oklahoma, Is in
city visiting her parents, Mr. and
O. B. Simmons,
irs. Annie Sherard has returned
ie after spending several weeks In
fenwood and Ninety Six.
[iss Annie Jamleson has returned
Newberry and will be the guest
Miss Mary Todd for some time,
liss Dixie Lambert, after spending
;ral weeks with Miss Hettie Lake,
returned to her home in Virginia.
|iss Mary Blackwell, of Due West,
the city visiting at the homo of
brother, Mr. Homer S. Blackwell.
(S8 Mary Sullivan has returned
e after visiting her sister in
Odessa Hembree of Ora was
ig the visitors in Laurens yester
|*. Geo. A. Browning, Jr.. and Mr.
Leak, of Goldville, were In the
liss Nettle Wallace, after spend
two weeks In Atlanta with her
id, Miss Janle Bryson, has return
?. Fred J. Nelson, who was con
to his room several days last
because of sickness, is again at
Idllee at the passenger depot.
and Mrs. Sims Brown, of New
are spending the week with
(Brown's aunt, Mrs. J. Wade An
many friends of Mr. Ernest
Irby were glad to see him out on
reet again the early part of the
after his recent sickness.
Jennie Fleming, who has been
IK several of her school friends
erent portions of the state, has
ed home. ,
S. Ducket, now making his
Darlington, has been visiting
Former home with Mr. A. B.
I ale for the past few days.
W. It. Slmpsdn and Miss Bon
Iockton of New Decatur, Ala..
1 last Thursday and will spend
time with Mr*. E. C. Simpson.
Mamie Stansell, of Greenville,
[Isses Myrtle Llttlejohn and
Johnson, of Gaffney, who have
^siting Mrs. Dudley Young, left
JaIi- respective homes Monday
rW. C. Irby has retured home af
vlslt of several weeks with his
parents in Jacksonville. Ala.
trby will he away for several
and Mrs. W. II. Shnnds and
Kate and Evie Shands, of Clin
jpent Saturday and Sunday in
ty with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Al
John M. Cannon, .lohn F.
r.es T. Crews, Henry Wright
A'^rs went down to Columbia
to attend the campaign nicet
ies Annie Kate Childless and
roung, who have been attend
summer school at Winthrop,
(turned to their homes in this
Edna Broyles, of Anderson,
[Guess, of Denmark, and Kath
jnkscales, of Spnrtanburg, are
rtlve young guests of Miss
I lou Gray has returned from
where she has been nttend
Immer school for teachers,
i on .taking a special course
'y> taking up the rural
lavement work this fall,
ig son of Mr. and Mrs. Doss
10 has been confined to hin
iveral months, is showing
is of improvement. The
.ids of the littte boy and
8 hope that he will soon
road to complete recovery.
F. Rankln did not fill bis
ithe Presbyterian church Sun
log gone to Ninety Six and
to assist in the campaign
In the South Carolina Pres
ralse an endowment fund
|)0 for the church institutions
Misses Hattie* Kate and Ruth Eas
terby have as their guests tills week
Miss Mattie Glasgow, of Jaluppa, Miss
Pal Dean, of Anderson, and Miss Lil
lian Blackwell, of Darlington. They
are being shown n great deal of atten
tion while in the city.
Mrs. W. T. Moore, Misses Edna
Barre, Rebecca Clark, Laura Barks
dale of this city, and Misses Tallie and
Myrtle James, of Bishopville, com
posed a party which left hore In wag
ons yesterday for Boyds Mill, where
they will go Into camp for several
weeks. Rev. \V. E. Barre will also go
along as general caretaker and over
seer. These parties form very pleas
ant features of the summer season In
Laurens and many of them are made
up each year.
? Rev. and Mrs. W. T. Kruse and
daughter, Miss Karlena, are now vis
iting friends and relatives In the city.
Rev. Mr. Kruse Is pleasantly remem
bered by many of the older residents
of the city, he having made his home
here in his younger dnys. This is
not to imply, however, that he is ap
proaching old age, for Mr. Kruse is
still a specimen of vigorous manhood.
His many friends are delighted to
see him and his wife and daughter in
I SOCIAL AN? PERSONAL,
Among the most delightful social
occasions of the season was the party
given by Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wllkes
In honor of their attractive guests,
Misses Annie Jamieson and Neva
Moore. The entire lower floor was
thrown into one beautiful reception
hall, . ttractively decorated with cut
flowers and greenery. The guests
were served delicious punch during
the evening and later with delightful
cream and cake.
The following Invitations have been
received In this city and other parts
of the county:
Mr. Joel W. Harvey
will give in marriage his daughter
Mr. William Purman Thomason
on the afternoon of Wednesday
August the seventh
one thousand nine hundred and twelve
at three o'clock
West Point, Iowa.
The honor of your presence
Mr, Thomason is ;i native of this
county, being the son of Mr. and Mrs.
W, P. Thomason, Sr. and a brother
of Mr. W. P, Thomason, Jr., of this
city. Mr. Thomason has been super
intendent of the Bainbrldge, Qa.,
graded schools for the past year and
is taking a leading place among edu
cators, His approaching marriage is
I of great interest to his many friends
here and in other places throughout
Entertained at (irny Court.
On Friday evening Mrs. B, C. Simp
son entertained in honor of her aunt,
Mrs. W. R. Simpson, and her sister.
Miss Bonnie Stockton, of New Deeatur
Ala. The handsome new bungalow
was made more beautiful with pot
plants and cut flowers. Mrs. Simp
son was assisted in receiving by Mrs.
Hugh Wallace. About thirty young
people were invited to m^e*. Miss
Stockton. After several lours of
pleasure, delicious refreshments were
served by little Misses Grace and
A very enjoyable picnic was held
by a few young people at Da\is spring
Friday evening, in honor of Miss Bet
Jones, of Fountain Inn. who is visit
ing Misses Annie Helle and Bessie
Childless. The party was Chaperon
ed by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H, Hicks.
A bountiful lunch was carried along
and spread In true picnic style,
Miss Willie Jones entertained Sat
urday morning at her home on North
Harper street, In honor of her sister,
Mrs. 0. B. Meyer, of Newberry. Three
tables of lilly bridge were played, af
ter which a delightful luncheon wns
served. Miss Jones was assisted In
entertaining by her sister Miss Olyn
Harris Mihla Water for laurens Coun
Residents of Laurens County will be
furnished with HARRIS LITIIIA wa
ter for personal use, free of charge, by
applying at Bottling plant between
nine o'clock A. M. and Noon Sundays.
Bring glass vessels thoroughly cleans
Harris Llthla Springs Co.,
C. H. Pettus, President.
N. B. Dial A. C. Todd
DIAL & TODD
Attorney* at Law
P.aterprise Baak BaHdinf, Laurens, S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
1 MONEY TO LOAN
Come and look through our new store and see he Big Values we are offering.
Two Solid Car Loads of Splendid Furniture Values Received this Week.
Ice Boxes and Refrigerators
from $7.50 up.
THE KIND THAT LAST
Porch Shades. $3.25
Biggest Value ever shown,
has 2-inch post
Folding Go-Cart only
Big shipment Parlor Suits just in?high class
Goods at Remarkably Low Prices.
Genuine Chase Leather
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions signed by a legal
number of the qualified electors and
free holders residing in Youngs School
District No. I, Laurens county. South
Carolina, nsking for an election upon
the question Of voting an additional
tax of one mill upon property In said
school district to be used for school
purposes have been filed with the
County Hoard of Education, an elec
tion is hereby ordered upon said ques
tion, said election to be held on the
3rd day of August, 1912, at school
house, under the management of
tho trustees of said school district.
Only such electors as return real or
personal property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax receipts and reg
istration certificates as required in the
general elections shall be allowed to
Those favoring the one mill addi
tional tax shall vote a ballot contain
ing the word "Yes" written or printed
thereon. Those against the tax shall
vote a ballot containing the word "No"
Written or printed thereon. Holls
shall open at the hour of 8 o'clock in
the forenoon and shall remain open
until the hour of I o'clock In the
afternoon when they shall close and
the ballots be counted.
The trustees shall report the re
sults of the election to the Co. Snpt
of Ed. and to the County Auditor with
in ten days thereafter.
OEO. L. PITTS,
Co. Supt. of Ed.
Insect Bite Cosl heg,
A Boston man lost his leg from the
bite of an insect two years before. To
avert such calamities from stings and
bites of insects use Bucklon's Arnica
Salvo promptly to kill tho poison and
prevent Inflammation, swelling and
pain. Heals burns, boils, ulcers, piles,
eczema, cuts bruises. Only 2!> cents
at Laurens Drug Co. and PalmeUo
Card of Thanks.
Please allow us space In your pa
per to express our most sincere ap
pi eolations to our many friends for
all their kindness and sympathy
shown ur- during the recent illness
and death of our beloved husband and
father. The love you manifested to
us greatly helped us to bear our sor
May God reward you abundantly
with Ills love and mercy.
Mrs. H. P. Cole and Family.
If you are a housewife you cannot
reasonably hope to be healthy or beau
tiful by washing dishes, swooping and
doing housework ail day, and crawl
ing into bed derd tired at night. You
must get out into the opon air and
sunlight. If you do this every day and
keep your stomach and bow s in good
order by taking Chamberlain's Tab
lets whon needed, you should became
both healthy and beautiful. For sale
by all dealers.
OffUa 1a Sltamoni building
Phone: Offleo No. 86; Residence 219.
Every Work Dayjn
the Week. There is
doing at the Big
Laurens, S. C.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
WH! praetiea in all State Coorta
pa?eat attention given to all buaineM.
NOTICE OF SALE.
State of Houth Carolina,
Coanty of Laarens. *
By virtue of a distress warrant to I
me Issued by K. Sitgreaves. aa Agent,
against W. H. Kerr, Jr., for rent In
arrears I will sell at Laurens, South
Carolina, before the Court House door |
on August 1st., 1912, att 11 o'olock, A.
M? at public outcry to the highest
bidder for cash at lot of furniture and
house hold goods lelled on as the
property of W. H. KcAf.
HaiUff tan K. m B^<
July i r. 1 qMBKwBB ?t
TAKE A LOOK
At the Many Valuable Properties that we Offer
ISO acres of good running land 4 miles of Laurens, about
1-io acres in cultivation, one tenant house, on the main public
road leading t*? Weedy River Power Co. Price $35.00 per acre.
We have 7 miles from Laurens 65 acres of fine land, good
dwelling and out building, within one mile of church and a
high school. Price $40.00 jut acre.
Mouse and lot on Church St., 7 rooms, city water and
electric lights. Price $3,000.00.
.~>2 acres 2 1-3 miles north of Laurens, 2 tenant houses and
barn, good well of water, spring and good pasture. This prop
erty is on 2 public cross roads. Price,$45.00 per acre.
lo acres. 2 miles of Laurens on Greenville road, nearly all
of this land open. Price $75.00 per acre.
House and lot Oll Lee St., the lot Contains I acre. Price
A good 0-rnnni house on Irby Ave, in good shape. Newlj
painted, lot 02 1-2 by 340 lt.. facing Irby Ave. and Chestnut
St. Price $2350.00.
221 acres 3 1-4 miles of Laurens. Will sub-divide to suit
purchaser. Price from .+."?0.00 to $110.00 per acre.
217 acres, known as the Davis Place, fine lam). Will make
j hale of col ton lo acre. Will cut to. siyit purchaser. Price rea
32 3*4 acres mar Owings Station. Hl ('. 12 miles north of
I.aureus, belongs to W, W, Gray don, wnown as pari of the
Veai'gill land. Trice $25.00 per acre.
House and lot on North Harper St.. ."> 1.m.s, electric lights,
water works, good outbuildings, size ofVtol 70 by .'100 feet.
Price $1850.00, Rents for $12.50 per month.'
House and lot on Martin St.. 5 rooms'.* water ami lights. !
Price $1200.00. $50.00 down $0.50 per month.
72 acres near Bai'ksdalc, S. ('.. nice little place, rents well.
Price $20,00 per acre. Known as the Albert burns Place.
270 acres near Barksdale, S. ('. Very goodYland, Could bo \
made a nice place. Price $20.00 per acre. *
$80 acres near Barksdale, S. ('., 2 good tenant houses, good
orchard, plenty of water, rents well, and on a public road.
Price $20.00 per acre. ^
560 acres ? miles of Laurens. good strong red land and
will sell at a big bargain.
3 lots, 07 ft. front, each running back 200 feet on Irby
Ave. Price as a whole $800.00.
4800 acres of good strong land. Better known as Pool town.
101 acres, 2 1-2 miles of Laurens, 15 acres in timber. Rents
for nine bales cotton. Price $45.00 per acre.
381 acres, 2 miles of Garlington Station in Jack Township,
IVice $8.00 per acre.
30 1-3 acres, close to Dials church, 20 acres in cultivation.
Very well improved. Price $40.00 per acre.
5 shares Ware Shoals stock at $76 per share.
5 shares Laurens Cotton Mill stock $120 per share.
This is just a part of the property we have for sale. We
have a number of vacant lots all over town, lots of them on
Farley Ave. Better see us.
BISHOP & WOLFF
Laurens, S. C. ^