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I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. J
Miss Mary Lake entertained tlic
members of her Sunday school class
Friday evening. All of the scholars
gathered at her home where a very
enjoyable evening was passed. During
the evening delightful refreshments
were served. The entertainment will
doubtless serve to draw the scholars
Into closer fellowship with each other
and with their teacher.
A large number of young people
gathered at the home of Mrs. Susie
Pitts Monday evening and enjoyed a
tacky party, all of the guests coming
in picturesque costumes. During the
evening games and various other
amusements were enjoyed and the af
fair was pronounced a great suc
cess. Among those present were
Misses Clara Davenport, Lizzie Milam,
Bessie Caldwell, Mary Boyd, Wynonn
Chancy, Willie Sexton. Georgia Med
lock, Nellie Bobo, Estelle Chancy, Ola-j
tie Roper, Nannie Mae Williams, Flor-j
once Williams, Eva Langston, Maude
Langston, Alice Metts. Luclle Pitts, i
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. McCravy; Messrs.]
Nat Kennedy, Ludy Teaguo, .lohn Hud
gens, Pelham Chancy, Clarence Chan
cy, Carl Roper, Carl Hramlett, Brooks
Burdett, J. W. Watts, Clyde Barksdale,
Mace Langston, Hugh Hill, Marcus
Boyd, Hicks Martin, Hicks Owings,
Edd Osborne, Rex Simpson, Edd
Langston, Rex Patterson. George Lang
ston, Herman Boyd. J. P. Caldwell,
Frank Reld. Edd Bramlett. Robert
Barnett, Douglas Barnett.
Mrs. W. R. Richey, Jr., entertained
the social club Thurdsay afternoon
for Mrs. F. P. Tatum, of McColl. A
very delightful afternoon was spent
by all who were present.
Thursday evening. Miss Tocooa
Caine entertained in a very charming
manner in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Caine, of Wilmington. Five ta
bles of bridge were prepared. The
evening was a success In every way,
the guests enterting with zest, into
the amusements Of the evening,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Dinl Gray enter
tained Saturday evening in honor of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Caine. A num
ber of games of bridge were played
and greatly enjoyed by those present,
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Burns were
hosts Friday at a Christmas dinner
given to the employees of J. C. Burns
& Co. The tnble was loaded with
everything good to eat and the day was
most pleasantly spent by all who en
joyed the hospitality.
Shiloh, Dec. 30.?At six o'clock last
Thursday evening. December 26th, at
the home of Rev. W. E. Thayer, Miss
Etile T?mblln, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Tumhlin. Jr., became the
bride of Mr. Jimmle Chestein, the son
of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Chestein, of
Shiloh section. The ceremony was
performed by Rov. W. E. Thayer. The
bride Is a handsome and popular young
woman of Hickory Tavern section and
the bridegroom is a progressive farm
er and a popular young citizen of
Shiloh. An old fashioned "infarc"
supper was given at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Chestein. Those pres
ent were Dr. and Mrs. W. L. ehes
ten: .of Atlanta, Misses Luola, Fay
and May Helium.*. Miss Edna Owens
and Mr. W. F. Irwin.
A wedding of State-wide interest
and marked with beauty and impres
slveness was that of Miss Sudio Paul
ine Smith of Coronaca and William
j Young McNeill of Waterloo, which took
place Thursday noon in the Methodist
church, Coronaca, Rev. j, r. Moore*
of Ninety Six officiating. The church
had been beautifully decorated with
ferns and ivy against a white back
ground, brightened by the glow of
many candles. Just before the bridal
party entered "O Promise Me" and "1
Love You Truly" were sung by Miss
Louise Wharton of Columbia, accom
panied by Miss Lila Comp ton. At the
appointed hour Mendelssohn's wedding
march wag sounded by Mrs. C. C. Ful
ler of Greenwood. From the rear of
the building the bridal party entered
and passed down the aisles in the fol
lowing order, the ushers who were
Fred Pearce and Charlie Lock wood of
Waterloo and Johnnie Stuart and J.
B. Compton of Coronaca; then Miss
Stir a Stuart was met by Arthur Lock
wood, Miss Ethel Willis with Qrady
Culbertson, Miss Marie Compton with
Barnard Henderson and Miss Lucile
Bowles with Gary Culbertson. The
minister moved to the altar and was
fallowed by the bride-to-be who came
in on the arm of her sister. Miss Loree
Smith, and from the opposite door
came the groom with his best man,
W. W. Harris of Clinton. The bride
was gowned in a handsome champagne
coat suit with a lovely wltite beaver
hat touched delicately underneath
with blue. She carried a shower bou
quet of bride roses tied with white
immediately aifter the ceremony,
the bride and groom with thcbridal
party, returned to the home of the
bride's parents, where they were en
tertained at a wedding dinner until 1
o'clock, after which the bride and
groom left to be at home with their
many friends in Waterloo. A large
number of out-of-town guests were
present for the wedding, among whom
were: Miss Ethel Willis of Gray
Court, J. B, Compton of Athens, Ga.;
Qrady Culbertson of Mountvllle, W.
W. Harris of Clinton, Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. McCord of Hodges. James
Wharton, Hugo Sheridan and Haskell
Hendley of Greenwood, Mrs. C, C.
Fuller. Mrs. J, H. South, Miss Agens
Puckett, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Burnett
of Greenwood, Miss Louise Wharton
of Columbia, Mrs. T. S. Tinsley of
Hodges, Mrs. S. W. Puckett and Mrs.
S. D. Puckett of Waterloo and Miss
Willie Rice of Spartanburg.
On the 22nd day of December a
happy wedding took place at the home
of the bride, Miss Llllie Barton to
Mr. George Moore. Rev. Mr. Trogdon
ofllciating. The bride is the daugh
ter of Mr. Dave Barton and is an ac
complished .voting lady. The groom is
the son of Mr. G. E. Moore. Both arc
of the city. They have many friends
who wish them happiness. After
the ceremony a supper was served to
which many of the guests remained,
A very pretty wedding took place
in the Friendship Presbyterian church
lasit Sunday evening Dec. 22nd, at
three-thirty o'clock when Miss Bessie
F. Madden was wedded to Professor
James Pierce Coats of Trinity Ridge
high school. The altar was beauti
fully decorated with evergreen and
flowers while around the Communion
table was spread a carpet of white
cloth covered with Ivy. The youthful
and pretty bride was charmingly
dressed In a travelling suit of blue
cloth with hat to match. The two
bridesmaids were the Misses Minnie
and Barney Wallace of Poplar Springs
while their supporters were Messrs.
Will and Claude Madden, brothers of
the bride. The wedding procession
entered the church while the wedding
inarch was played on the organ by
Miss Luclle Wolfe and proceeded to
the altar where the Impressive and
beautiful marriage service was read
by the Rev. J. M. Dallas, pastor of tho
church. The responses were given
in a very clear voice which was heard
by the largs gathering of friends, com
posing the congregation. At the con
clusion of the ceremony the happy
pair received the hearty congratula
tions of their relatives and friends af
ter which they proceeded by automo
bile to Laurens where they hoarded the
train for Cross Hill where the honey
moon will be spent.
Miss Madden is the only daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Madden and Is
one of Friendship's most popular
young ladies, esteemed and loved for
her genial sunny disposition. The
bridegroom, Air. Coats, is a young gen
tleman of talent who is hound to do
well in life. The young people receiv
ed many handsome and costly pres
ents from their friends and. well-wish
ers. Among those present at the wed
ding we observed Mr. Claude Madden
of Chattanooga, Tenn., who received
a hearty welcome home. On the
whole the wedding was one of the
prettiest and most interesting events
that has taken place in the community
for some time.
Princeton, Dec. 27.?Lovely in ev
ery detail was the wedding of Miss Al
lie Davis and .1. Cleveland Knight on
Wednesday last, at the home of the
bride's parents. The ceremony was
performed by Rev. E. W. Davis, cous
in to the bride. The wedding was a
quiet home affair, witnessed by a large
number bf relatives and friends of
the contracting parties.
The wedding party entered in the
following order. As Miss Sara Dritt
rendered Meiidelsshon's wedding
march, Miss Near Pitts entered first,
followed by Mr. .). A. Davis, the bride
then entered, attended by Miss Annie
Lee Arnold, next came the groom at
tended by Mr. Todd Knight, the best
man, brother to the groom. The
bride wore a beautiful suit of brown.
They were tho reccpient of many
handsome presents. The bride is the
eldest daughter of Mr. J. Frank Da
vis, .mo of Laurens coiUii;.'.-, ;;;o.;t
progressive and successful farmers.
She is one of the community's fair
est, most popular young ladies.
Mr. Knight is it son of Mr. Neal
Knight. He is widely known through
out Laurens county. He is a young
man of high moral character and is
one of the rising young farmers of the
On Thursday morning at half after
nine o'clock a very pretty marriage
was solemnized at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. .1. L. Wells of Mt. Carmel. S. C.
when their daughter Alma Fiances
became the bride of Mr. R. T. Hender
son, of Marksdale, S. 0.
Only a few friends and the members
of the immediate family were present
to witness the ceremony, which was
performed by Rev. W. L. Patterson
of the A. R. P. church at Lancaster.
7'he parlor was tastefully decorated
for the occasion and carried out the
happy Christmas season.
The bride is a young woman of rare
graces of mind and person The groom
is a prosperous young planter, being
the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Lafay
Immediately after the ceremony Mr.
and Mrs. Henderson left on the north
bound train for Marksdale, where a
brilliant reception was tendered to a
number of invited guests.
DARBY'S PROPITCLACTIC FLUID
I is a marvelous household remedy, it
I cures cramp colic instantly. Corrects
I nauseated stomach, heals cuts, wounds
and sores on the surface of the body
and destroys germs in. the sick room.
It is used Internally and externally.
Price 10 cents per bottle. Sold by
Laurens Drug Co.
Famous Actress Finds that a Health)
Liver is Necessarj to Good Leaks
One of the best known women of
the American stage Is writing a series
of articles on the preservation of
beauty. She attaches great Importance
to keeping the liver active at all times,
and she Is right. Neither gooil looks
nor happiness will stay long with any
man or woman who lets the liver get
lazy and sluggish.
It is not always safe/to take calomel
the old liver remedy. Doctors agree
that it is a verY uncertain drug. But
Laurens Drug Co. /lias a remed> for
sale that they guarantee to take the
place of calomel Absolutely, and still
l?e harmless, causing no restriction of
habit or diet. This remedy is Dod
son's Liver Tone.
Dodson's Liver Tone Is a pleasant
tasting vegetable liquid, hut it starts
the liver gently and surely and relieves
constipation and biliousness so
promptly that It has become a depend
able remedy in thousands of homes In
the United States. There are scores
of families In this vicinity who will
not he Without It In the house and
who .would not think of starting on a
trip without a bottle of It.
Laurens Drutr Co. has sold so much
Dodson's Liver Tone that they are
convinced of its merit and will give
any person his r>0 cents hack, who
buys a bottle and does not find that
It takes the place of calomel to per
$100 Reward, 9100
The readers of thin paper will bo
pleased to learn that there Is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure In all its stages,
and that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is the only positive cure now
known to the medical fraternity. Ca
tarrh being a constitutional disease,
requires a constitutional treatment.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Intern
ally, acting directly upou the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system,
thereby destroying the foundation of
the disease, and giving the patients
strength by building up the constitu
tion and assisting nature In doing its
wmk. The proprietors hsfve so much
faith in its curative powers that they
offer One Hundred Uvllars for any
ease that it fails to cure. Send for list
Address P. J. CHENEY & CO., To
Sold by all druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Fills for consti
Physicians are requested to submit
to the Board of County Commissioners
at the next regular meeting on Jan
uary 9th, 1913, bids /for furnishing
medical attention 1 to/the inmates of
the county poor house and Jail for
the ensuing years/separate bids for
the two institutions. Bids should be
tiled with the clerk of the board be
fore the meeting.
11. B. Humbert,
See the 50c, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50
values in fancy china that we have in
our show window at 35c. They wore
extra good values at our regular pric
es but as there are only a few of a
kind we have put a pilot: on them
that you can't afford to />ass by. He
member your choice of any article in
the window only ;!."> cents this wepk
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
NOT It r:.
Whereas a meeting of the stock
holders of The Eureka Drug Company,
a Corporation, with its principal place
of business at Watts .Mills Village,
I,aureus, S. C, on the 20th. day of
December, 1912, adopted a resolution,
a copy of which is as follows:?"He
it resolved by the stockholders of the
Eureka Drug Company that the capital
stock of the said Eureka Drug Com
pany be Increased from One Thousand
to Twenty-live Hundred Dollars by
the Issance to the present stockhold
ers a stock dividend of Five Hundred
Dollars, and by the issuance of One
Thousand Dollars in new stock, at par,
said stOCK to bo divided into Shut ua <>!'
the jiar value of Ten Dollars each."
Books of subscription to the said ad
ditional capital stock will be opened
at the ofllcc of the Eureka Drug Com
pany on Thursday. January 23rd, IU13
at in o'clock A. M.
\j. F. Bishop.
23-3t Sect'y & Treas.
STEARNS & f OSTER
It is the wonderful web-process by which
it is made, and the perfect ion of workman
ship in every detail, the result of sixty years
experience, that makes the STEARNS &
FOSTER best of all mattresses.
It is dust-proof, moisture-proof, vermin-proof,
germ-proof - the most sanitary mattress known.
It is health protection to have a Steams & Foster.
Sold on 60 Nights' Free Trial
s. M. & V., II. WII.KKS & CO.
Luurens, s. C.
New Year Gifts
I have a large line of gifts in stock
that would be very acceptable as New
Year Gifts. If you have a friend who was
unintentionally overlooked at Christmas
time, remember her or him by an appro
priate New Year Present.
Start the new year right by having
your watch regulated.
Reliable Jeweler Laurens, S. C.
And Still the Shadow Moveth
Across the Dial Plate of Time
With" the ringing of chimes we bid farewell to 1912 and ex
tend to the New Year a hearty welcome. This store is grateful for
the generous patronage it has enjoyed, and we trust we have earn
ed your confidence by deserving it.
Good bye 1912, you gave us many new friends and made us
more solid with old ones. You proved again that such merit as lies
in our business methods and the values we give is bound to win.
We part with the old year gratefully but expectantly as we are
confident 1913 will do even more for us than it has done.
We go into the New Year with a sincere desire to do even bet
ter by our friends and customers than we have ever done. And
with a determination to run our business on strictly business prin
LAURENS' BEST STORE
Watch this Space for Interesting Announcement
On books for 1912 are due anJ we insist on immediate adjustment
and a personal call so we may know what to expect. Otherwise
those that ignore this request are notified that their accounts will
be placed in Attorneys hands for collection. We owe money and
we are compelled to pay. We cant do this unless our friends ad"
just their accounts at once. Call now, dont put off.