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Prof. Prescott, of the University of
Michigan, testified before the Pure
Food Committee of Congress, that the
acid of grapes held highest rank as an
article of food and he regarded the re
sults from baking with cream of tartar
baking powder as favorable to health.
Royal is the only Baking Powder made
from Royal Crape Cream of Tartar,
SEVEN WEEKS TO
Seven little Sunta Clauses doing
Father Time got one, then there
Better Do Your
I LOCAL ?ND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mrs. J. J. Pluss visited relatives and,
friends In &partanburg and Blackshurg
Miss Irene Worle.v, who has been
sick for soveral days. Is able to be
at her work at Swltzer Company's
Mrs. W. Collier Curry and Mrs. .1. A.
Curry, of Gray Court, were shopping
in the eity yesterday.
Mrs. .1. M. Simmons, of Mountville,
was in Laurens yesterday.
Mr .1. C. Smith, of Waterloo, spent
yesterday In the city on business.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. R. McGhee have re
turned to the. city and are boarding at j
the home of Mrs. H. K. Humphries.
Mr. Tom Hay, of Laurens, is buying
cotton in Newberry.?N'ewberry Her
ald and News.
Mr. and Mrs. E. 10. Simpson, of Prin
ceton , were Shopping in the city lasd
Mr. G. Marion Moore attended the
sales here Monday.
Mrs. .1. M. McLoes Is visiting Dr.
and Mr. Clifton Jones.
Mr. G. T. Hellams. of Owings, was
a visitor in the city Thursday.
Mrs. W. B. Parson, of Fountain Inn.
was in ti e city Saturday looking after
Mr. .1. L. Mahaffey, of Fden commu
nity, visited his son, Mr. Qua Mahaffey.
several days of last week.
Mr. D. L. McLaurln and Mr. John
Teague went to Columbia by automo
bile to attend the state fair. n
Mr. J. M. Miller and wife, of Mount
ville, were shopping In the city during
tho early part of last woek.
Miss Annie Luclle Poole, of Green
wood, is visiting at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. Clarence Poole.
Mr. W. C. Murf, of the Rrewerton
section, was In the city salesday.
Mr. and Mrs. H, F. Montjoy, of Eno
reo, were shopping In the city Satur
Mr. Ed. Adams, of Mountville, was
shopping In the c.Py Monday.
Mr. J. L. Baldwfn, of Rabun, was in
the cRy on buslress Monday.
Mr. and P. D. Illakeley and
family wore in tho city on their fall
city shopping Monday.
Mr. W. R. Harris, of Gray Court,
was In the city Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. I^ee Chapman and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Chapman were in the
rlty shopping Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Crisp, of Mount
villc, were ou the streets of Laurens
PoBtmaster Boyd, of Mo-imtville. was
in the city on business Friday.
Mr. M. V. Holder, of Eden, was in
the city Monday.
Mrs. W. E. Owens, Jr., and Miss
Dorothy Owens, of Clinton, were in the
Mrs. Nenie Owlngs, of Gray Court,
spent the week-end with relatives in
Mrs. Annie S. Garlington, of Lau
rens, is the guest of Mrs. E. 0. Frier
son, on Glendale Road Mrs. Frier
son will entertain informally for Mrs.
Garlington Wednesday afternoon at 4
TO BEGIN BANK BUILDING.
Bounds & Son Awarded Contract for
Bank of Laurens Building- Yesterday
The contract for the erection of
the Bank of Laurens building, on the
corner of South Harper and Main
streets, was let yesterday to Rounds
& Co. The plans call for a brick
building with stucco finish, with largo
columns in front. Actual construc
tion will begin Monday and in three
or four months the building will be
It is possible that the contract for
remodeling the King Hotel will be de
ferred until the height of tho winter
is" passed, so that construction work
will not Interfere with business, In
summer time, this work can be done
with little inconvenience to tlie lessee
THE SUNDAY MAIL
TO BE DISTRIBUTED
Postmaster Kicks Gives But Import
ant Announcement hs to Sunday
Postmaster Hicks has announced
that, beginning with next Sunday, all
mail addressed to holders of lock box
es at the local ofllce will be distribut
ed each Sunday as formerly. It is
generally known that the post office
has been closed Sundays for the past
tew months, a bill having been rush
ed through congress at the last session
forcing all post offices to close on the
Sabbath. The new law put a great
many people to inconvenience and gen
oral dissatisfaction was expressed
when it began to be enforced. Post
master General Hitchcock gave out a
statement declaring that he did not
stand sponsor for the bill and that
he had not suggested It. The depart
ment has not construed the bill as It
seemed to be Intended and numbers of
cities have been allowed the privilege
of having their mails if they desired
Postmaster Hicks stated several
days ago that he believed that the
patrons of this office favored the dis
tribution of the mails on Sundays, so
he wrote for a "special dispensation"
for the Laurens ofllce and his request
i was granted. The general delivery
window will not be open nor will the
i general delivery mall be distributed.
This announcement will be receiv
ed with satisfaction by a large number
of the patrons of the office and Mr.
Hicks will be congratulated upon the
interest he has shown in the matter.
H. C. Strauss, of Yorkvllle, was a
member of the Board of Trustees of
Bpworth Orphanage from the begin
ning till his death. Ills father was a
merchant at Cokesbury before tho war.
and gave Miss Hettio MeSwaln (now
Mrs. W. T. Austin, Cross Hill, S. C.)
a set of table line, which Is still used
on state occasions. Mrs. Austin is the
only child now living of Rev. W. A.
MeSwaln. an active member of the S.
j C. Conference In ante-bellum days.
The writer Is his grandson.?Epworth
I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
Married in (he West.
A letter from the far west brings
the announcement of the recent mar
riage of an old Laurens county boy
to a talented young lady of Baltimore.
Md. Dr. M. B. B. Owens, who was
raised at Cross Hill and who made his
home here for 'several years, is the
fortunate young man and his bride
was an assistant in his work near
Spokane, Wash. Dr. Owens married
Miss Maysvllle J. Freeman. Ph. D..
B. E., on September 1st. They enjoy
ed a motor trip through the Rocky
Mountains and then he returned to his
work. Dr. Owens has been unusually
successful In his medical work, hold
ing a very responsible as well as lu
.cratlve position with a huge water
power company, besides practicing
largely on his own account. The good
wishes of his friends in this county
go out to him and his wife. ,
Princeton. S. C, Nov. 2.?At
tho Princeton Baptist church on
Thursday. Oct. :Ust, Miss Maude
Machen was happily married to Mr.
Oscar D. Riddle of Greenville.
Miss Machen is an accomplished
young lady much loved by her many
friends, while Mr. Riddle Is widely
known being a representative for the
Greenville Dally News. The Shurch
was beautifully decorated and autumn
leaves, of which myriads of candles
being artistically a.-ranged among
the decorations. Beautiful musical
selections were rendered by Mrs. T.
J. Crane of Pelzer. Just before the
Mendelssohn's wedding inarch was
sounded, Mr. Ernest Machen, a broth
er of the bride, sang "The Hour That
Gave Me You." Immediately after
wards the bridal party entered, pre
ceeded by two little boys and girls
who opened the gates for those be
yond the ribbons. The six brides
maids wore a dainty lingerie dresses
over yellow, with yellow satin girdles;
their bouquets being yellow chry
santhemums tied with yellow satin
? The two little flower girls wearing
some white dresses.
The bride wore a blue traveling
suit with hat and gloves to match,
carrying a bouquet of ferns and white
chrysanthemums. The bride was giv
en away by her brother, Ernest
Machen. The groom's best man was
Mr. Rhodes of Greenville.
The bride-maids were six of her
Sunday school pupils, Misses Itessic
and May Ridgeway, Lydle Bagwell.
Susan Brltt, AJllo Davis, and Bolyne
Arnold. Ushers were Messrs Rush
and Boburn of Greenville. Rev. I.
Y. Machen, brother of the bride, per
formed the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Middle left for n
short bridal tour, and upon their re
turn will make their home in Green
A Full Bay.
Rev. B, P. Mitchell reports a well
rounded day's work for last Sunday.
At ten o'clock he united In tnatylage
Mr. L. G. Bagwell and Miss Ethel
Compton at the home of the bride's
father, in Princeton. At eleven o'clock
he preached to his congregation at
Poplar Springs and at one, he, with
several others, returned to a delight
ful dinner at Mr. Comp ton's.
From there he made a twelve mile
drive to his home to serve two other
waiting young people in an official
way. Miss Ixni Belle Fowler to Mr.
Henry A. Hendrlcks. The bride is a
daughter of Mr. W. W. Fowler near
Mt. Pleasant church. The groom a
prosperous young farmer of Waterloo.
Both couples start life's pathway with
bright prospects and the best wishes
of many friends.
(In Metal Roofing.
A very interesting copy of Cotirt
right's Metel Shingle Advocate has
Just been Issued. This is a monthly
publication Issued in the interest of
good roofs. Anyone contemplating re
roofing or building a new property
Could get considerable information by
writing for a copy of The Advocate.
It Is free, and sent postpaid. Write to
Courtrlght Metal Roofing Co., .'?0 N.
23rd Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
IIA NISII F. S INDIA KSI I0N
Sourness, Fullness, Belching, and all
Stomach Misery Disappear* In Fire
"Tried them all," you say, "and not
one cured"? Well, you haven't tried
MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets or you
would not bo bothered with stomach
Pehaps you bought a box and took
one or two and then let the rest stand,
forgotten, in the cupboard.
Make no mistake; if you will take
MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets regularly
you can forever end all stomach mis
ery and have a stomach as strong and
vigorous and as able to digest the
heartiest meal as the best stomach in
If you suffer from Indigestion. Lys
popsla, Gastritis, Catarrh of the Stoiv
ach, or any Stomach Misery the Lau
rens Drug Co. is authorized to refund
your money if yo uare dissatisfied with
the results obtained from MI-O-NA
Price ."<0 cents.
WE ARE SHOWING
Big Values In Trunks
Our stock is the most complete you will find, here
you can find any size or any price trunk that you may
want and our prices are sure to please you.
If you need a Trunk don't buy until you
hava seen our line.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
I,aim us Man Honored.
Tampa, Fin., Oct. III.?Officers were
olCCtOd at tlie close ol* the business
scsBlon of tho Association of Seaboard
Air Line surgeons ibis afternoon as
President, Dr. John II. .Miller, Cross
Hill; first vice president. Dr. S.
A. Burke, Petersburg, Va.; second
vice president, l>r. S. H. Benedict,
Athens, Oa.; third vice president, Dr.
J, D. Ingram, McBee; secretary
and treasurer, Dr. J, W. Palmer, Als
Following i banquet tonight at tho
llainpa Day Hotel the surgeons will
prepare for a trip early tomorrow
morning down the Tampa Day. after
which they will leave for their homes.
The Cotton Market.
Cotton on the local market has beei.
bringing 12 cents for the oast several
days. Tho first time it reached the 12
cent level was Thursday, alter which it
dropped a little; and then rose again
Monday. A largo amount of the sta
ple was sold on the stl'OOl Saturday
Court Convenes Today.
Monday being snlesday and Tucs*
da> election day, tho court of common
picas did not convene Monday as
scheduled. The court will convene
this morning. Judge It. W, Mcmniln
gOl" will preside. The term lasts for
At Copeland School.
A lecture will be given by Prof. .lohn
0, Clinkscalos, of NVofford college, at
the Copeland school Saturday evening
at 8 o'clock. A small admission fee
of 10 cents will be charged, the pro
ceeds to go towards the fund to pain:
the Interior of the school. The out
side of the building has recently been
re-painted and the teacher and trus
tee- now hope to finish the whole job.
A. C. Sexton Dead.
Mr. A. C. Sexton, a well known clt
l'/en of Mn . section, died Saturday at
hls'houie a few miles east of here, af
ter a lingering illness. Mr. Soxton
was a native of Laurens county but
has been making his homo near this
place for a number of years. Ho was
a Confederato vetoran and was 69
years old. The Interment took place
Sunday afternoon at Keowoe church,
Rev. Kdward S. Reaves conducting the
funeral services.?Honea Path Chron
Conkey's Stock Remedies are not
oods, but modicine?a separate remedy
for each disease??made by tho same
people that make Conkey's Poultry
Remedies. Sold on a money-back iruar
antoa by Palmetto Drug Co. i l*6t
Cheap School Supplies
Dearest in the End
CHILDREN don't use their belongings like
you do. Unless their things are well made they
never last long. Only the best in school sup
plies is cheap. We specialize in that kind at
this store. All the Children like our Goods.
Bring them in to-day and let us show you.
Pencils, Pens, Pen Staffs, Ink
Pencil Tablets and Ink Tablets
Laurens, S. C.
Take? Kord Agency.
McLaurin & Toague, local automo?
bile dealers and repairmen, have tak
en a part of tho local territory for
tho Ford automobile. Territory here
tofore given to the Newberry agency
has been sold to them. They have all
of Laurens county east of tho C, & \v.
Only i? Fire Hero
but the crowd Cheered, as. with burn
ed hands. He Held up a small round
box, "Fellows!" he shouted, "this
i (lucklen'a Arnica Salve I hold, has ev
orythlnl beat for burns." Right, also
[ for boils, ulcers, sores, pimples, ec
I zonta, cuts, sprains, bruises. Surest
j pile cure, it subdued Inflammation,
I kills pnlti. Only 25 cents at Laurens
i Drug Co. and PalinottO Drug Co.