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LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. John Keck of Clinton spent
Mr. A. D. Gray was in Columbia on
Mr. M. T. Simpson, of Cross Hill
was here Thursday.
Capt. J. W. Copeland was a visitor
in the city Saturday.
Mr. Tt. E3. Babb went to Columbia
yesterday on professional business.
Mayor W. M. McMillan, of Clinton,
was a visitor in the city Monday.
Mrs. M. E. Wright, of Wards, is
visiting her mother. Rev. \V*. A. Clarke.
Mrs. II. S. Blackwell spent the week
end in Greenwood visiting friends.
Miss Mittle Young was here from
Clinton, for a short while yesterday.
Editor W. .1. Dendy, of The Clinton
Gazette, was a visitor in the city Fri
Mr. H*. 1). Kantin, of the Clinton
Chronicle, is attending court here this
Col. and Mrs. 0. \V. Hab!; were visi
tors In the city the latter part of last
Miss Ruth Simmons, after spending
tho winter in Florida, has returned
Miss Minnie Curry of dray Court
was among the visitors in 1.aureus
Miss Harriott Hill, of Columbia, has
boon tho guest of Miss Lll Crews for
a few days.
Mr. S. W. Rlltledge spent several
days in Columbia last week, roturning
Mrs. e. H. Wilkos left Friday for
a visit of a few weeks with relatives
Miss Amelia Todd lias returned to
college after spending a week here
Mrs. Leroy Davidson and children
of Camden are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. S. M. Wilkes.
Miss Sadie Sullivan left Friday for
Winnsboro where she will visit friends
r for several weeks.
Misses Emmie Robertson and Dor
cas Mason, of Clinton, spent part of
' Monday in Lau ions.
Mrs. N. A. Godfrey <>f Clinton is
vislwhg at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. W. A. Qarrette.
Mrs. Frank Spratt returned homo
Sunday after visiting relatives for
. some time in Chester.
Mr. T. P. P. Carson, formerly of
Clinton, now of Greenville was a vis
itor In Laurens Suritlay.
Capt. R. F. Fleming, of Greenwood,
was In tho city yesterday visiting his
son, Mr. R. F. Fleming.
Miss Olynthia Jones has returned
home after several weeks spent with
h%r* sister In Spartanburg.
Henry C. Tillman, Esq., of Green
wood, was In the city attending court
the early part of the week
Mr. C. C. Featherstono Is in the city
this week attending the sessions of
tho court of common pleas.
Mr. J. E. Minter, of Sedalia, was
here yesterday visiting relatives and
attending to business matters.
Miss Mattlo Harney returned Sat
urday from Dillon, where she has been
toachlng school for the past session.
Miss Mary Sullivan has returned
from Greenville where she has been
visiting her friends, Miss Carol Hcrn
Dr. and Mrs. Clifton Jones and Mr.
ami Mrs. C. A. Power attended the
West-White wedding In Greenville last
Mrs. C. F. Rankln attended the
grand opera season In Atlanta last
week, being the guest of her brother
Mrs. J. M. McLccs has returned to
i her home In Greenwood after spend
Ing several days with her mother, Mrs.
Prof. Geo. A. Goodglon passed
through tho city Monday after attend
ing the burial of his mother, Mrs.
Kate G->odgIon, near Gray Court.
Mrs. D. H. Cotints has boon spending
some time in Greenwood with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Hartzog.
Mr. Counts and Master Richard and
little Miss Mildred, spent the week-end
there with her.
Mr. J. H. Parks, who is now the
manager of the Greenwood branch of
the Southern Cotton Oil company,
was in the city Thursday, having come
through the country in his automobile.
Miss Annie Simpson, who has been
spending the winter with her brother,
Dr. Knox Simpson, in Jacksonville,
Fla., hai returned home. She was ac
companied by Miss Evelyn Cockrcll.
They came by way of Atlanta where
they attended the grand opera.
J SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. |
A wedding of much Interest and at
the same time of great surprise to
their many friends and especially the
home people was that of Miss Minnie
Garrette to Mr. Edgar Sherbert. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. L.
S. Shealy, at his home at 6 o'clock
Sunjday afternoon. The bride is the
oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve
Garrotte, of Gray Court, the groom
boingVhe sonof Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin
Sllerbert of Friendship section. Only
a few immediate friends were pres
ent. 'Prey have a host of friends wish
ing thom happiness.
Miss Jones Entertains.
Miss Lam a Vance Jones, aged three,
was the charming little hostess at a
birthday party Tuesday afternoon. A
crowd of h?r little friends were pres
ent and a most enjoyable time wgs
had, A delightful event of the after
noon was a visit to the motion picture
show, where the young ladies were en
tertained for an hour.
Mr. Claude E. Parker and Miss An
nie Leo Rlehey were quietly married
at the home of Rov. S. t)>Cantey, in
Clinton, last Wednesday morning,
their friends and relatives being un
aware of* their intention until after
tlie news was received here. The en
gagement had been announced the
same morning, though their friends
had not expected such tin early mar
riage. Mr. and Mr.;. Parker returned
to tin1 city that afternoon and took
the evening train for Greenville,
! where they spent several days. They
have returned to Laurons and are now
j at home at the residence of the bride's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Richey, Sr.
Mrs. Parker Is an accomplished and
attractive young lady of many esti
mable qualities, and is possessed of a
very beautiful voice. Mr. Parker is a
resident of Washington, D. O, being
! in the employ of the supervising
architect of the government.
lie is now engaged in supervising
the construction of the new post of
fice here and upon Its completion he
is expecting an assignment in Cali
fornia and in that event they will
make their home there. Owing to
the fact that Mr. Parker is a govern
ment offlcor his place of residence can
never be definitely determined. How
ever, wherever they go they will be
followed by the best wishes of their
numerous friends here.
VETERANS ENJOY DINNER.
Fine Spread for Them In the Armory.
Free Show at Opera House.
A little more than a hundred of tho
Confederate veterans were in the city
Saturday as guests of the ladies of
Laurens. The ocea'slon was the annu
al dinner given to them In the Trayn
hom Guards armory. The ladies had
prepared a sumptuous dinner for them
and they enjoyed It beyond measure.
Before and after dinner they gather
ed in groups about the court house
and on the square, where they renew
ed old friendships and recounted
deeds during the days of the sixties.
During the afternoon Manager D. R.
Lavender threw the doors of the mov
ing picture show open to them and
many of them went up and enjoyed
several hours there.
George ?I. Powell.
The friends and acquaintoncos
of Mr. Geo. J. Powell, who lived
here for awhile when his slstor, Mrs.
T. G. Lucas was a resident here, will
regret to learn of his death which oc
curred In Brooklyn several days ago.
II, lias been engaged In business in
Brooklyn for several years.' Ills death
was the result of an attack of pneu
"My little son had a very severe
cold. I was recommended ' to try
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and be
fore a small bottle was finished he
was finished he was as well as over,"
writes Mrs. II. Silks, 20 Dowllng St.,
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SLAY JOHN LEWIS
Wealthy Chester Planter Is Murdered.
Killed in His Home.
Chester, April 25.?John Lewis, one
of the biggest and wealthiest planters
In Chester county, was murdered last
night about 11 o'clock at his home
about three miles west of Cronwell in
this county. Every effort is being
made to apprehend the parties bollev
ed to be connected with the deed, but
in all probability it will be several
days before a line can be gotten on
Not only was Mr. Lewis murdered,
but his watch, revolver and several
hundred dollars are missing, indicat
ing robbery as the only or main mo
tive of the murder. The sum of $40
was found In the house.
Mr. Lewis was one of Chester coun
ty's bes?t known men and his murder
has sent a thrill of horror today from
one end of the county to the other.
J. B. Lee, a neighbor of the dead
man, whose home is probably 120
yards from the scene of the tragedy,
said that last night about 11 o'clock
ho heard two gun shots fired close to
gether, sounding almost "like they
were 11 red at the same time. And It
Is thought tha;t the murderer pulled
both triggers at the same time.
This morning about r> o'clock
James Dove, a tenant of the Lewis
plantation, came to awaken the de
ceased as had been his custom for
years. Afterdolng some chores
around the barn, he gathered an arm
ful of stove wood to make a fire and
went to awake Mr. Lewis. As he
readied the house he was surprised to
discover the end door standing open.
To his horror a fow feet further In
lay the murdered body of Mr. Lewis.
It was saturated with blood and the
blood was scattered around the corps*
for many feet. The feet of the body
lay toward the door, while both arms,
with fists clenched , resetd at an angle
of about 60 degrees above his shoul
ders. The vfctlm received every shot
in his body, as a careful Bcarch of the
room failed to find where any shot
had gone into the wall. One shot went
In the back and one In the breast,
both ranging downward. The apparel
of the dead man showed signs of
burnt powder and for that reason it
is believed that tho gun must have
been several feet away from him,
Mr. Lewis had on shoes, but, no
socks, along with a shirt and a pair
of trousers. The bed also Indicated
that it had been used. This, it was
said, certainly showed that he was
called to the door.
As son as Dove saw the body on
the floor this morning he would not
enter but ran to notify Mr. Lee, who
had heard the shots late last night.
Mr. Lee, along with his son, ran to
tlie scene of the deed. Finding that
life had been extinct some time,
Dove was sent to notify Magistrate
Cassels of the Blaekstock township
and W. P. Lewis, a brother of the
dead man. Theso two men from
that section and Sheriff Colvln. Dep
uty Sheriff Utndeman and Coronor J.
Henry Gladden from this city has
tened to the place, where a coroner's
jury was impaneled, with S. U. Clow
ney as foreman. The Inquest was ad
journed for a later date.
The B'di about the premises is so
hard that it was. utterly Impossible to
tell Anything about the tracks.
The deceased was born and reared
in Chester county, was the son of the
late William H. and Catherine Lewis
and was 7:'. years o Cage. He is sur
vived by his wife, sis sons and two
daughters. Ho had been living in the
house where ho met his death, alone
on account of some estrangement with
some members of his family.
Bkoin, April 28.?The farmers in this
section are very near through plant
ing, but if this cold spell continues
wo fear some will have to plant over.
The many friends of Miss Kr?nkle
Culhertson will bo sorry to hear that
. lie is not doing .so well.
lLttle Barle Plnson, who was badly
burned a fow week sago, is getting on
Misses Edna and Kitura Cooper
spent Friday With Dr. and Mrs. .1. G.
I ? _?
Mr? Quy EFleldge and family vlslted?
their slater, Mrs. T. C. McDanlel Sun
Misses Jessie and Myrtle Culbortson
spent Wednesday night with thoir
cousin, Miss Laurence Culbortson.
? Misses Aura Walker and Pearl Cul
ertson spent one night last week with
Miss Irene Cooper.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Elledge and Ur.
and Mrs. J. (.1. Cooper spent Sunday
with Mrs. Lou Culbortson and daugh
Mr. L. C. Culbortson spent Sunday
with his mother, Mrs. R. B. Coley.
Mr. and Mrs. Broadus Cooper and
Miss Louie Cooper visited their sister,
Mrs. J. II. Mitchell Sunday.
Master Tom Hurts, of t'he Woodrow
Wilson section, spent Saturday night
with his sister. Mrs. C. Y. Culbortson.
Mr. H. Boyd and family visited tho
family of Mr. II. 11. I'lnson recently,
j Little Misses Evelyn and DolllO Cul
bertson spent Saturday night with
their aunt, Mrs. Lou Culbertson.
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Laurens, South Carolina