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WHALEY IS SWORN
Takes His Seat as First District Rep.
rtvjeuative. No Opposition Yet.
Washington, May 9.?R. 8. Whaley
of Charleston, recently elected to suc
ceed tho late George S. Legare In the
house, was s vorn in today.
When the house met this morning
Represenative Finley, who had al
ready made arrangements for Mr.
Whaley to take the oath, appeared
with the latter before the speaker's
desk and in a moment Mr. Whaley
was a full Hedged congressman, with
all the rights and appurtenances be.
longing to the office.
So far as could be learned here
when the house adjourned late this
afternoon no steps had been .taken of
ficially to bring the matter of alleged
irregularities in the recent First dis
trict election to the attention of the
speaker and he 'house.
When he returned to his seat a
number of tho members who are to
bo his colleagues shook hands with
?Mr. Whaley and welcomed him to the
house. After that he retired to his
ofllce and put in a big day's work an
swering letters and attending to rou
Mr. W'haley has named John F.
Laingan of Charleston as his secre
tary. Mr. Lanlgan acted In this ca
pacity while .Mr. Whaley was speaker
of the house of represenatives of
* WARRIOR CREEK. ?
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Warrior Creek, May 12.?Our com
munity was saddened Saturday after
noon when the death angel entered
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Burns
and took from them their sweet little
girl, Claramelle. She was only thir
teen months old but was a bright,
lovable child. The bereaved family
have the sympathy of a host of friend*
Little Elizabeth Owens is quite sick
with pn< urnonia at this writing.
Mrs. T. A. Drummond and children,
of Lanford, spent Wednesday with her
mother, Mrs. M. W. Fowler.
Mrs. Uda Yeargin entertained the
B. V. 1*. I1, society Friday afternoon.
After devotional exercises, a delicious
salad course was served.
Miss Kobin Patterson and brothers,
James and LcRoy, of Lanford, and
Miss Caroline Fowler, spent Thursday
night with Miss Loucile and Lamar
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Knight and
son, J. R.. spent Sunday with Mrs.
Mrs. Sophie Stevens and Miss Mar
garet Stevens were the guests of Mr.
Ruf us Stevens and family Sunday.
?Messrs Fred Culbcrtson and K. B.
Brownlee attended Mothers' Day ex
ercises at Gray Court Methodist
Miss Lila Chlldress, of Greenville
is spending some time with her cous
in, Miss Zelma Chlldress.
Eden, May 12.?Mr. and Mrs. C. V.
Hipp visited Mr. Cuss Hipp of Clin
ton last week.
Mrs. C. A. Babb is spending awhile
in Easley visiting her son, Rev. E. V.
Mtb. M. W. Gray, and little son,
Lake, are visiting relatives In Green
ville this week.
Mrs. T. H. Babb spent Friday with
her sister Mrs. J. W. Beason.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Babb spent
Thursday with Mr. M. W. Gray and
Several of the community attended
the picnic at Babb's Mill Friday.
Misses Edna Owens and Fcnoree
Babb were the guests of Misses Alpha
and Vena Martin Saturday night and
Mr. Charlie Brooks spent the week
end with his mother Mrs. L. R. Brooks.
Pal Roper had the misfortune of
his mulo running away with him Sat
urday night, but not much damage
Miss Alpha Martin spent last week
with her aunt, Mrs. Neighbors of
Headquarters Regiment, u. C. v.
Laurens, S. C, May 12, 191:'..
The attention of veterans, and oth
ers, who will attend the reunion at
Chattanooga. May 27. 28, 29, Is called
to tho fact that a special coach of
tho Seaboard line will leave Laurens
at 8:20 a. m. May 26th, reaching Chat
tanooga around 8 p. m. the same day.
Fare $6.45 round trip. Those expect
ing to go are roquested to notify these
headquarters as early as practicable.
Badges ?an bo had by veterans by
calling at this office.
Miss Nannie Babb has been named
?s sponsor for the regiment.
O. G. Thompson,
W. A. McCllntcck,
LCROSS Hox NcrV'S
Cross Hill, May 12.?Quito a large
number of visitors were here last
week for the school closing exercises.
Mrs. Laura Burnslde and little Da
vid have returned from an extended I
visit to relatives in the lower part of |
The girls of the graduating class
were elegantly entertained Saturday
evening at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
Master Robert Nabers of Columbia!
visited his aunt. Mrs. R. A. Austin'
Saturday ond Sunday.
Mrs. Larry Watts of Lota was here)
for Memorial Day.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Todd and chil
dren of Clinton wore with Mrs. Boyce|
Saturday and Sunday.
The closing exercises of the school
last Thursday and Friday evening
were interesting and were attended
by a large audience.
Thursday evening the Willard lit
erary society had its exercises and|
Friday evening the exercises were uf
the graduating class. Those who fin
ished the grades are Emma Lowe,
Mary Hill, Willijo Austin, Leonora
Leaman, Kittie Wharton, Mary and
Annie Rasor and Ozelia Haimon. All
the exercises were good and enjoyed
by the large crowd present. Prof.
Clinkscnle's address was fine.
Memorial Day was observed here
Saturday, May 10th. The exercises
were held at the school auditorium.
The decorations were pretty, large
size portraits of Lee and Jackson
were prominent. The following pro
gramme was carried out, gotten up
by the Daughters.
Prayer by Rev. J. A. Martin.
Song?America, by choir.
Reading?Why we observe Memorial |
Day, by Mrs. .1. R. Wilcut.
Song?Tramp, tramp, tramp, etc.
Recitation?Scatter the Flowers, by
three little girls.
Song?Just before the Battle Moth-|
Recitation?Memorial Day, seven]
Song?The Vacant Chair.
Recitation?The Jacket of Gray, by]
.Miss Ozelia Harmon.
Recitation?The Boys in Gray, by j
Music on piano?Mrs. Hart.
Recitation?The Children's Pledge,
by eight little girls.
Closing Song?'Sweet By and By.
Miss Emma Lowe presided at the |
piano and Miss Elolse Brown presid
ed over the meeting with grace and
dignity. After the exercl'es at the j
school building a lino of march was
formed, school children in front, vet
erans next, and then citizens. They |
passed the monument and decorated It
and then on to the cemetery ond put
flowers on the soldiers' graves,
large number of people attended and
many beautiful flowers and wreathes
of evergreen were used in decorating
Gray School, May 12.?The farmers
around here are wishing for a little
rain as they have got some more
planting to do. There are hundreds
of acres of land around here that
they can't plant for the want of rain.
Miss Bell Davis and Miss Mamie |
Merrell visited Miss Bessie Flncher]
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Nix speht 'the]
night with Mr. Z. V. Young and fami
ly Saturday night.
There was a singing at Mr. .T. D.
Garten's Saturday night.
Miss Emmie and Miss Hannah Rabbi
are visiting their nephew, Mr. Pink
Mrs. Sloan is spending the week
end with her son, Mr. E. E. Sloan.
Mr. R. M Garrett and Mr. George]
Wango have gone to Greers on busi
Mr. .Jeff Green is very ill with ty
phoid fever but we hope he will soon]
The boys of Grays school are ready
to play any hoys around anywhere.
Mr. Fred Nix and Mr. Clyde Garen
went to Spartanhurg Thursday to get
their ball suits.
Dr. King's New Life Pills will re
lieve constipation promptly and get
your bowels In hef-lthy conditio,! again
John Supsic, of Sanbury, Pa., says:
"They are the best pills I ever usod.
and I advise everyone to use them for
constipation, indigestion and liver
complaint." Will help you. Price 25c.
Recommended by Larrons Drug Co.
and Palmetto Drug Co.
MONEY TO LOAN!
A few Thousand Dollars to
Loan on good security. Apply to
JOHN M. CANNON,
Laurent, S* d.
PINE BLUFF NEWS.
Pine Bluff. May 12.?Mr. and Mrs.
S. W. Watley and children, of Edge
field, visited Mr. J. H. Campbel from
last Friday untill 'Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Turner of near
UountviUe. visited Mr. Dick Griffin
and family Saturday and Sunday. Wo
are glad that Mrs. Turner is well
enough to he out again.
Pine Bluff school closes Friday, the
16th, with a picnic, at Watt's Brldgo
on Saluda river, If the land is dry.
If wet, will have the picnic at the
Noffz hill, a quarter of o mile from
Watts bridge. Everybody conic, and
bring well-filled baskets.
One of the actors of the play "Val
ley Farm" that is to be given at Soul
Chappel church announces that the
play will be- given Friday night, the
16th sure. A 'nrge attendance Is
wished, as the proceeds go to the
schools of that community and Soul
Messrs. M. G. Boazman and J. F.
Griffin visited at Ekom Saturday and
Mrs. E. B. Milling of Greenwood, Is
visiting Misses Mary and Elolse
Mr. G. E. Boazman has completed
covering Bathabara church. We are
well pleased with his work and hope
to get him to do some inside repairs.
Mrs. Arthur Turner and little
daughter, of Spartanburg, and Miss
Beulah Turner from near Mountvlllo,
visited Mrs. Dick Griffin and family
Quite a number from our commun
ity attended commencement in Cross
Hill Thrusday and Friday nights,
which they thoroughly enjoyed.
Little Jess lustis shot himself ao
cidently. last Friday, in the shoulder.
; with a pistol. I^e had the bullet ex
tracted Saturday and Is doing nicely.
Dials, May 12.?Rev. Fett Boyd. who
preached on this charge several years
ago, occupied the pulpit here Sun
day morning instead of Mr. Mumnier
lyn. His many friends were glad to
see him, and enjoyed his able sermon
Misses Nell McColl. and Eiben
Curry spent Friday night with Miss
1 Mr. Ernest Harris who is staying in
Laurens now, was at home Sunday.
Miss Ruth Curry was the guest of
Miss Ruth Barkesdale of Barkesdale,
Messers Haskell Gray, and Broadus
Gray spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. D. D. Brownlee, was a business
visitor in Fountain Inn Saturday.
I Mrs J. S. Brooks, has returned from
a pleasant visit with her daughter In
Rep. Pett Boyd of Newberry, spent
Saturday and Sunday with Mr. W. C.
Curry and family.
Miss Sallic Brownlee, is staying a
few days with her sister Mrs. W. S.
Bolt of Hendersonvllle.
Mr. C. F. Brooks returned to Laur
ens Monday, after a short visit with
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Chlldress of
Laurens, visited in our midst Sun
The Young People's Missionary So
ciety will meet in the church Sunday
[afternoon directly after Sunday
I school. A full attendance is request
ed as business of Importance will be
Horse Runs Away.
While on their way to the city
Monday morning, the horse being
driven by Messrs. Clifton and Bas
combe Brownlee, of the Warrior Creek
section. <becamo -frigh med at ?be
county tractor and ran away. The
two were thrown out and the buggy
was considerably damaged, but the
men were not seriously injured.
Jno. W. Ferg?oil C C. Featbereteeie
I W. B. Kjrffht
PWOfMN, KUTMEKSTtNB & KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
Laareas, 8. C.
PsetnsA assd aaratul attention given
Offlee Over PsJsaette Bank.
HJurftlmr, RotUya, Bette, Repairs and
Files, Tseth, Locke, Cte.
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j Attorneys at Law
Enterprise frank Building, Lauras?, S. C.
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Money te loan on Real Estate?Long
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are made roomy from soft leathers and they are made to fit,. and
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The Shoe Men
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I ONE-THIRD OFF \
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Every Spring Coat Suit, every
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One-third Off on all Black and Blue Skirts.
Your Opportunity, Our Loss.
An Extra Charge for Alterations at One-third
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