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LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Mr. J. C. Shell will be among those
going north today.
Mr. R. F. Fleming is spending some
time in Montreat, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wilkes are spend
ing some days In Montreat.
Mr.-. S. R. Dorroh. of Woodruff, is
visiting Mrs. W. T. :)orroh this week
Misses Annie and Daisy Hell Tolll
son are visiting friends in Columbia.
Miss Mattie Harney is spending some
time with relatives in Spartanburg.
Mrs. .1 M. Clardy returned Wed
nesday after a visit of some time in
Mrs. Loyd Langston from Caroleen,
N. C, is visiting his father, Mr. J. Lee
Miss Susie Cray has returned home
after a pleasant visit of a few weeks
Miss Julia Qilkerson is enjoying a
stay of a few days with Mrs. Rufus
Burriss In Anderson.
Dr. and Mrs. W. H. Dial have gone
to Wrlghtsvllle Reach, where they will '
spend several weeks.
. Mrs. Laurens C. Dorroh and daugh
ter, Esther, of Gray Court, visited rel
atives in the city yesterday.
Misses Emma and Fannie May Fin
ney, of Plckens, are on an extended
visit to Mrs. J. E. Tollison.
Mrs. John M. Cannon has returned
home after a pleasant stay of a few*
weeks in Hendersonville.
Mr. Manton Frierson has been
spending a few days in the city with
Mr. and Mrs. I*. A. Simpson.
MlBS Bessie Crews is visiting in
Newberry as the guest of Misses Min
nie and Corrle Lee Havard.
Col. J. C. Burns of the Greenwood
Red Iron Racket was among the bus
iness visitors here yesterday.
Dr. and Mrs. II. K. Alken are now
spending some time in Montreat en
joying the mountain breezes.
Mrs. J. L. Brownlee of Albany, Ga..
is visiting in Laurens, the guest of
her daughter Mrs. A. C. Todd.
Mr. J. B. Rhodes and Mr. D. J.
Rhodes from Gray Court were among
the visitors in Laurens last Thursday.
Mrs. E. L. Vlckcrs, of Spartanburg,
is spending some time in the city with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Clardy.
Mr. Frank Dorroh, ol Moorcsville.
N. C, :s visiting relatives in the coun
ty and was with friends here yester
Mr. Wiley Willis is spending a vaca
tion of about a month in dlfleront
Iiiac s in the mountains of North Car
Mr. Hillary Barksdale. who has been
making his home in Tennessee is
spending his vacation here with home
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Shell and daugh
ters, Eva and Claude, ol* Gray Court,
were in town visiting relatives yes
Miss Kathleen Wilkes is enjoying a
touch of rural scenery at Grey Stone,
the pretty country home of Mr. W. I'.
Mrs. Leila Ray went to Columbia
last Tuesday to attend the conference
camp meeting of the Seventh Day Ad
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hicks left Friday
for a visit .o their old home In Ten
nesse., whe.e they will remain about
Mr. Frank McCravy, of Wilmington,
N. ('.. is spending his vacation in the
city with his parents. Col. and Mrs.
Geo. S. McCravy.
Dr. W. C. Irby has returned home
alter spending a few days on Sllllivans
Island as the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
T. 1). Darlington.
Mis. C. R. Bishop and two children
and Miss Clara SwItZCr have returned
home after a pleasant visit with rela
tiven in Greenville.
Misses Henry Wright, Kate Wright.
Margaret Miller, Mr. C. M. Miller and
little son. Jack, will leave today tor
Washington ami Baltimore.
Mr. A. C. Todd left last Thursday for
a few days business trip to Richmond,
after which he will go to Wrightsville
Beach for a short vacation.
Mr. W. D. Sullivan, who is known
all over the county and lias friends
wherever he Is known, was a visitor
in Laurens yesterday.
Mrs. J. 0. C. Fleming. Mr. Chas.
Fleming nnd Misses Jennie and Carrlo
Fleming will leave today for New York
and other northern cities.
Mrs. Clarence Bramlett is spending
some time In Hendersonville, N. C.
Mr. Bramlett went up with her Friday
but returned several days ago.
Mr. J. Lee I^angston and children.
Miss Ethel, J. L? and Nora Langston,
leave Thursday to visit Mr. B. J. Dob
bins and family at Caroleon, N. C.
Officer W. C. Eichelberger, a popu
lar member of the Florence police
force, is here spending his vacation
and getting a touch of real city life.
Messrs. Drake Mahaffey, W. P. Hud
gens and William Solomon were among
those from Laurens who attended the
services at Chestnut Ridge last Sun
Miss Marjory Gilder Is \ '.siting Miss
Christine Frazler. Miss Gelder Is al
ways a most welcome visitor in Ninety
Six.?Ninety Six Co. The Greenwood
Mr. W. G. Wilson will leave today
for Baltimore and New York, where
he goes to purchase his fall stock of
goods. Mr. Wilson will be gone about
Messrs. T. C. and John C. Swltzer
leave this week for the northern mar
kets to purchase goods. This is Mr.
John C. Switzer's first trip north and
lie is anticipating a pleasant time.
Mr. W. Carl Wharton passed through
the city Sunday on his way to Water
loo, having received a telegram that
his wife was very s/ek. Their many
i friends hope for her early recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. lohn Harksdale of At
lanta spent a while here last week
and this week, en route from their
home to Hender8onvllle. They were
the guests of their father. Mr. John
The Cotton Red Spider. *
According to the letters received at
this office, the Cotton Bed Spider Is
doing considerable damage in many
parts of the State. Owing to the num
ber of calls for assistance in checking
the ravages of this pest, it Is Impos
sible for a man to be sent to each
The Cotton Red Spider is a very
small insect, about the size of a chick
en mite, and is seen only on close ob
servation. When plants are infested
the damage is first seen at the base of
the loaf. The leaf turns reddish in
color, and this gradually spreads over
the entire leaf, which soon falls off.
On examining closely the under side
of the infested leaves, the Red Spider
will be found, sucking the sap out of
the leaf. A fine web is made on the
under side of the leaf, and beneath this
the spiders lay their eggs, and are
supported while feeding. As they have
no wings, the spiders must crawl
from plant to plant or be curried by
some animal, as the horse or mule
As soon as the damage Is noticed,
if it is confined to a few plants, these
may be pulled carefully, arl burnt.
Any plants that are pulled up, and
then left on the edge of the field, will
not check the damage, as the Spider
will soon crawl to fresh plants.
Wlu ie the Infestation covers too large
an arett to warrant the above proceed
ing, the plants should be sprayed at
once with potassium sulphide, using
three pounds to inn gallons of water.
It is best even where a small area is
involved, to use the above mentioned
spray over an area extending out at
least 50 feet from the original place
of Infestation, In spraying, lie sure
that the under sides of the leaves are
covered, as most of the insects are
The Cotton Red Spider usually starts
from violets. Jamison weeds, or Poke
berry weeds. Violets are usually the
starting points, and these plants
should be examined frequently and
carefully. If the spider is found on
them, they should be sprayed as rec
ommended for the cotton. The Jami
son weeds and the Poke-berry weeds
should not be allowed to grow any
where near the cotton field. As soon
as the cotton becomes infested, the
farmer should see that the above
plants are destroyed, not merely pulled
up and left lying on the ground, but
burned. If they are left lying on the
ground, the Bed Spider will lind its
way to the cotton.
Clean culture, by destroying
weeds, especially those mentioned
above, ami deep fall plowing, will do
much to check or eradicate this pest.
The potassium sttbphldo for the spray
can usually be purchased from drug
stores. If they do not have it, they
will gladly order it for you from some
wholesale drug company.
Division of Rntoittology.
Clemson College, s. C,
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You Will Be Snrpriotd to See How
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No more dirty coats from dandruff
heads. Zomo stops dandruff. Apply
It any time with tips of fingers. No
smell, no smear. 7^mo sinks into
the pores, makes the scalp healthy,
makes the hair flno and glossy.
Zemo is prepared by E. W. Rose
Medicine Co.. St. Pools, Mo., and Is
regularly sold by all druggists at $1
per bottle. But to enable you to
make a test and prove what It will
do for you, get a 25-cont trial bottle
fully guaranteed or your money back
at Laurens Drug Co.
Throw On The Searchlight
and show up to the public gaze the difference between true, genuine merit and real bargains which we
continually offer, and the bargains offered elesewhere.
Here is ready for you, the largest, best and lowest priced assortment of goods to be found any
where?make your needed purchases and pay for them on our easy payment plan. Come in to-day and
inspect our stock of new goods?you don't have to buy?you are welcome to come and look.
Beautiful Three-Piece Oak Bed Room Suit
Material all selected first quality, beautiful Golden finish, French Plate Mirror, large quartered Rolls
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? IIA BUN NEWS. *
Rabun, Aug. iL'. -Mr. Claude Malion
i was in Iiis coin crib the other day ami
had the misfortune of stepping on a
nail which went nearly thp igh his
foot. He has been suffering a good
deal, but We hop" to see him out in
. a few adys.
Alter one week's preaching the meel
ing closed at Rabun Friday night. The
meeting was good and all the people
liked Rev. Williams very much.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Mean of Pcl/.er
were visiting relatives around here last
Misses Ulla and Ruble Habb alter i
spending several days in Rabun and j
Fden communities returned to their
home in Fountain Inn Thursday even
Mr| Calvin Cheek of Newberry is
visiting his mother, Mrs. I.lzie Cheek.
M,rs. II. \V. Nash nnd children, after
spending several days around hero re
turned to their hont.- in Greenville
Mis. T. V I'.;.'.'.! nhd dnughtor. Miss
Mac, and Mrs. Rebecca Owens visited
the l no of M r. and M rs. Colonel ,
IJabli .. Rden eotntntinlty Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton II el I tuns of!
Fountain Inn were visiting in tlii
Community Inst week.
Mrs. Clara Armstrong Of Laurens.
and tier daughter, Mrs. Allen of North
Carolina are visiting relative; in Ra
bttn and Kdon communities.
Miss Edna Owens Is visiting Miss
Margie Holder of Orecttpontl section.!
Mr. Hudgo Roper of Laurens is j
spending several days visiting in this
A number of the Rabun people at
tended the picnic at Quaker church
Miss Sallie King of Greor, after
spending several days with Miss Ada
Nash returned to her home Sunday.
I Georgia & Florida Railway's I
^ Annual South Georgia Low Round Trip Excursion ^
? August 20th, 1912 <^>
<?> Tickets limited to 25th, inclusive. <$>
|# Augusta to all Stations. Cheap Land, Excel- ^
# lent Growing Crops, Thriving Towns, Good Mar- ^
! & kets for all Products. For information address ^
fSAM W. WESTBROOK J>
Augusta, Ga. Industrial Agent. Y
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quality or price of build
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We own the timber
land, saw mills, and
planing mills, which produce our building
material. Only one profit?not three.
We specialize on complete house bills
and furnish estimates free, hgured by
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