Newspaper Page Text
(tWS Of THE WEEK
IN TOWN OF CLINTON
Anniversary of Dr. Thorn
well's Birth Celebrated.
ON POPULAR PEOPLE
Departure of Iter. J. E. Mnhacey In
(Jreatly Regretted by Clinton Peo
ple who have Come to Learn and
Love Him. Meeting at Presbyterian '
Clinton, Dec. 10.?YoHterday, De
cember 9 was the 100th anniversary of
the birth of the first Rev. Doctor
James Henley Thornwell. after whom
the Thornwell Orphnnago was named
and the 40th annlvorsary of the or
ganization of the board of visitors of
that institution. It was observed with
appropriate exercises at the orphan
age. On Sunday afternoon In the
Thornwell Memorial church the Rev.
T. H. Law of Spartanbnrg, delivered
a most able address on "Thornwell,
the Preacher." Yesterday morning at
half past ten memorial exercises were
held In the church when Dr. Jacobs
gave a brief account of the naming of
the orphanage and the connection of
the Thornwell family with it. Dr.
Law again spoke to the pupils of the
orphanage on the "Boyhood of Thorn
woll" and urged them to Imitate his
nobility of character under circum
stances much like their own. The
Rev. Mr. Smith spoke to the pupils of
their debt of love to Dr. Thornwell's
great pupil, Dr. Jacobs, and spoke of
his life as an Illustration of the value
of high Ideals.
Meeting at First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. John W. Smith, evangelist
for tho S. C. Synod conducted a sc
ries of evangelistic services in tho
First Presbyterian church the past
week. Great Interest was taken In
these services and it Is believed that
much good was accomplished In quick
ening the Interest of the church mem
bers as well as securing new mem
Last Monday evening MIbb Loreo
Mason and Mr. j. A. Chandler were
married at the Presbyterian manBe by
the Rev. F. D. JoneB, their pastor. The
ceremony was witnessed by a small
gathering of Intimate friends. Mr. and
Mrs. Chandler are both very popular
and have been widely congratulated
on their happiness. Several dinners
and teas have been given in their
honor. They are for tho present at
home with Mrs. Chandler's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Mnson.
The Rev. J. E. Mahaffey Leaves.
The Rev. J. E. Mahaffey having
been stationed here for four years was
according to the rule of the Methodist
church transferred this year to anoth
er field. He and hit family have
made many warm friends In Clinton
who part with them most reluctantly.
Mr. Mahaffey has Impressed himself
on the community as an orator and on
Memorial Day, Lee's birthday, and
similar occasions, gave the veterans
here great pleasure.
Mr. Mahaffey goes from here to
Batesburg, leaving on Thursday. He
will be succeeded here by the Rev.
Mr. Cantey who for the past four
years has been at Batesburg.
Mrs. S. A. Fhllson III.
Mrs. S. A. Phllson has been criti
cally 111 during the past week but her
condlt'on Is reported as greatly Im
proved now and her speedy recovery Is
expected. Her children were sum
moned to her last week.
Dr. E. H. dm in In the Hospital.
Dr. E. B. Oarvln was carried by Dr.
Davis to the Columbia hospital Monday
He was desperately ill on Sunday but
It Is hoped that his condition will
respond to surgical treatment.
Brides are the center of Interest In
Clinton recently. Mrs. J. W. Cope
land's elegant reception in honor of
Miss Marion McCrary and Mr. W. G.
Taylor was one of the most beautiful
affairs ever given In Clinton. To
night Mrs. A. G. Galloway will give
a lovely reception in honor of her son
and his bride, Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Chandler. Mrs. Galloway's cordial
hospitality in the past Is a guaran
tee of the pleasure the guests will
enjoy. Tomorrow Mrs. J. T. Robert
Bon will give a large reception from
3 to 6 In honor of her Bon's bride,
Mrs. T, O. Robertson, who has already
in the few days she has been in Clin
ton, been the recipient of many atten
tions, and who has won for herself
a place among the friends of her hus
Among those who have entertained
for Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Robertson was
Mrs. Julia GrlHln who Invited several
couples to a beautiful dinner In their
Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey Owons en
tertained for Mr. and Mrs. Chandler
and Mr. and Mrs. Robertson.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Adalr entertain
ed at a dinner for their brother and
his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Adalr.
The social meeting of several book
clubs were held last week. Mrs. W.
H. Shands was hostess to the Friend,
ly Dozen, Mrs. R. A. Vance to the
Clinton sent a large delegation to
the IT. D. C. convention In Charleston
last week. Mrs. W. B. Owens had the
honor of serving the convention as
recording secretary pro tern, in addi
tion to her regalar office as corres
ponding secretary. Miss Fronde
Kennedy made the response to the ad
dresses of welcome from the Charles
ton organization. Mrs. J. I. Cope
land presented the report from Steph
en D. Lee chapter and was chairman
of the committee on resolutions. Mrs.
T. D. Copeland was appointed one
of the tellers; so that Stephen D. Lee
chapter was given more than Its share
of honors. The ladles from Clinton
enjoyed their stay In Charleston thor
oughly and returned with renewed zeal
and enthusiasm for their work.
Several Cllntonlans wore recently
visitors In Columbia; among them:
Mr. W. M. McMllan, Mss SaRle Bell
McMillan and Mrs. Albert Galloway.
Miss Fronde Kennedy spent Friday
and Saturday in Columbia with Mr. D.
K. McDuflle's family.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Bailey Owens spent
Friday and Saturday in Columbia with
Mrs. W, S. Werts.
I Miss Kllene Mc.Caslan was a dele
gate to the U. D. C. Convention In
Miss Lenora Purcell will leave Fri
day for a three weeks' visit to her
Old Santa Claus Has Come Again.
Every year, as regular as Christmas comes, old
Santa Claus makes his headquarters at this store?a
house filled with toys, and with the good things to
eat, that are important parts of the great holiday
We have hundreds and hundreds
of toys that we can't mention here
dolls, trains, wagons, doll furniture,
drums, horns, soldiers, and many,
For the Xmas Feasts.
Make the hollidays still more en
joyable by selecting the best to be
bought in groceries, fine fruit cakes,
nuts and fruits, delicious pickles, cran
berries, sweet cakes, candies.
We Handle "IMPERIAL," the Best Flour Made.
MAHAFFEY V BABB.
home in Palatka, Fla.
Dr. D. M. Douglas is home trom an
extended trip in the interest of the
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Ferguson hope
to move into their handsome new
home on Hampton avenue this week
Mrs. K. B. Barnett baa returned to
Atlanta after a month's visit to her
daughter, Mrs. A. V. Martin.
The Rev. and Mrs. T. H. Law were
guests of Dr. Jacobs from Saturday
>'ext Lyceum >'umber, j
The ladies who have In charge the
lyceum course this season are making
preparations for the next attraction,
the Shuberts, a musical company. The
Shuberts have been in this section
many times before and have always
pleased large audiences on each ap
pearance. The attraction will be
given Thursday evening, Dec. 19th.
Follow the crowds, they are all go
ing to the big department store, J. C.)
Bums & Co's. Red Iron Racket, for
they sell for less. j
Col. McGowan in Town.
Col. Samuel McGowan arrived In
the city yesterday to spend a few days
with home folks. Col. McGowan has
been prominently mentioned recently
for the office of Paymaster General of
the Navy, which those, who know him,,
believe lie would fill with sredlt to
himself and the government.
Wanted J1U4 mothers to call at ance
and see the values we are offering in
boys' knlckerbocker suits, ages 3 to
18, prices $1.99 to $7.49.
Davis Roper Co.
BIG VALVES IX MUX'S AND HOYS'
SUITS AND OVERCOATS.
EXTRA SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS IN
LADIES' SUITS AND COATS.
in Full Sway with hundreds of Special Values in every department. It will be money in
your pocket to come here for the merchandise you have to buy.
Come we do not charge for showing goods.
Clean Up Prices
Women, Misses and Children's Coat Suits, Dresses, Skirts.
Big lot of $5.00 Skirts.$8.99
Big lot of $6.00 Skirt?.$4.99
Big lot of $7.50 Skirts.$5-99
Big lot of Ladies' Suits, worth $7.50, sale price.$3.98
All $10.00 Suits sale price.$7.49
All $12.50 Suits, salo price.$7.99
All $15.00 Suits, sale price.$11.09
All $17.50 Suits, sale price.$12.09
All $20.00 Suits, sale price.$13.99
LADIES' COATS ALL REDUCED.
$10.00 Coats, in beat style.$7 99
$12.50 Ooats, in best style.$8.99
BIG LOT OP MISSES COATS
offered at the season ot the year.
and Misses Coats and want you to come and see what values
we have for you.
we are going to offer at biggest reduction in prices ever
ed at the season of the year. We have lots of Children's
SPECIAL VALUES IN LADIES' PUBS AND MUPPS.
It's hard for us to describe furs but if you will only come
In and let us show you, we will give you the best values that
you have ever seen.
Just a word to men who would be interested in a good
Hat bargain. Read these prices. You know the grade of
Hats they arc.
Regular $5.00 Stetson Hats.$3.89
Regular $4.00 Stetson Hats,.$3.29
Nobby styles in our Famous $3.00 "Smile" Hat.$2.39
We are going to clean up our entire stock of Millinery in
the next three weeks. Prices on every Hat in this depart
ment marked lower than you have ever seen Hats of th same
style and quality. Extra special values at $1.19, $1.49, $1.79.
DO YOU WANT A NEW TRUNK?
We have it for you and can save you money.
$10.00* Trunk. .$7.98
SPECIAL VALUES IN OUTINGS.
All fancy and solid colors in Outings, worth 10c, sale
Wool Dress Goods
Every piece of Wool Dress Goods in the house will be re
duced. It means money to you to come and see what bargains
we have for you.
Big lot of 25c Dress Goods.22c
Big lot 50c Dress Goods.39c
Big lot 75c Dress Goods.,. ,69c
Big lot $1.00 Dress Goods. .79c.
ATTRACTIVE VALUES IN BLANKETS AND
Do you want to keep warm at a small expense. We are go
ing to close out every Blanket and Comfort we have. Come
and let us show you what we have to offer you.
LACE CURTAINS AT SPECIAL PRICES.
$1.00 Lace Curtains at.89c
$1.25 Lace Curtains at.. .98c
$1.50 Lace Curtains at.$1.19
$2.00 Lace Curtains at.$1.49
SPECIAL VALUES IN NEW AND UP-TO-DATE SILKS!
$1.00 Silks and Satins, salo price .89o
$1.25 Silks and Satins, sale price. . ..,99c
$1.50 Silks and Satins, sale price.... ._$1U9
Parents who have boys to clothe cannot afford to miss this
opportunity. Every boy's Suit and every pair of odd Trous
ers at prices made for quick selling.
NO ?00DS CHARGED
DUM Hi SALB.
Laurens, S. C
NO GOODS CHARGED