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T. B. WALLACE
Made l'resld< nt of Southern Textile
Association at Annual Meeting at
Isle ot ['alms,
Oroonvlllc, s. ('., Juno Mr. T.
B. Wallace, at |iroHout superintendent
of the Duncan mills of this city and
formerly superintendent of tho Watts
mill at l.aureus, has been elected pres
ident of the Southern Textile Asso
ciation, nt tin- meeting which was,
brought to a close at the Isle of
Palms yesterday morning. It Is un
derstood that Mr. Wallace has been
offorod the position on several other
occasions, but refused, suggesting that
a younger man he given the position.
? 01 M.S. ?
Dials. Juno Mr. and Mrs. Alee
MoCall returned home Sunday from
Piedmont, where they were called dur
ing the illness ami death of their sis
Misses Claude, and ?l'UCC Gray, of
Gray Court, spent esveral days with
their grand-mother. Mrs. I. S. Brooks
Miss Ruth Curry visited Mr. Julius
Curry and family last week.
Misses Emma Harris and Fannie
Brownlee returned home Friday from
Greenville, where they were delegates
to the joint meetings of the Home and
Foreign Missionary depjarbmenta at
Buncombe Street church.
Miss Kate Curry had its her guest
.Saturday night Miss Cecil Owings.
Misses Salli" Brownlee and Marie,
and Mattie Simmons were visitors In
Greenville last week.
Messrs. Wellie und L?de Aborcrom
hle, of Hendorsonvlllo, were visitors
in our midst Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fate Henderson, of
Friendship, spent Sunday with Mr.
Switzer and family.
Miss Jewel Curry has returned home
from a pleasant \isit with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bolt, and clhl
dren of llendersonvllle, spent Sunday
with Mrs. J, R. Brownlee and family.
Miss Jewell Curry entertained the
members of the young People's so
ciety Saturday afternoon from four to
SOVen, The pia/./.a and parlor were
beautiful with growing plants and
ferns. During the course of the after
noon delicious Ice cream and cake
were served by the hostess and Miss
Klloen Curry. Those present Were:
Misses Ostell Willis. Lilly Thomason.
Graee Owings, Theresa Darby, Marie
Curry. Cccllo Owings, Kate and Eileen
Ourry, Salllo Brownlee. Both Curry.
Marie Simmons. Nell and Clara Mc
Call, Willi.- May and Irene Godfrey;
Messrs. States Curry, Vcrnoil Willis,
I. M. Owings and Wright Willis.
TYI.ERSVII.I.E DOTS. ?
Tylorsvllle, June 23. ?Rev. B. P.
Mitchell filled his regular appoint
ment at Langston church Sunday.
Miss Myrtle Workman, of Woodruff,
was the attractive guest of Miss Grace
I'OOlO last we.-k.
Miss Brace Boole and brother, Josh
ua attended service at Lnnford Sta
Mr. an<l Mrs. George Cunlngham, ofI
"ea Rldce, visited relatives in this'
< ommunity Sunday.
Miss Ruth 1'oole, of I.aurens, visit-1
ed Miss Mattie Bobo Poole last week.
Mr. Hugh Meyers spent Sunday with
Mr. Floyd Clark.
Mr. Nibs ( lark, <?f Clinton, spent
the week-end with relatives here.
Mr. T. P. Poole made a business'
trip to I.aurens Monday morning.
Mr. J. S. Cralg s| out Sunday with
relatives near Ora.
For the benefit of his patients Mr.
W. Solomon, graduate optician, will be
at Gray Court on Tuesday, June 2fith
at Dr. Bryson's ollice. where he will
?xamine tlie eyes free of charge and
f glasses are needed will lit same at
moderate prices. My patients from
''.ray Court and vicinity will please
meet me there on that day.
18-It Uaurcns, S. C.
Bridge to Let.
On Tuesday the fifteenth of July A.
I)., 10K5 at 1 o'clock P. M.. the Board
>f County Commissioners of Laurens
County will let to the lowest resi>on
sible bidder the contract for building
a bridge over Reedy Blvcr at Tumb
ing Shoals, in said county according
?<> plans and specifications to be ex
ilbited at the letting. All bids must
no accompanied by a certified check
if $100.00 as guarantee of good faith
?that bidder will If awarded contract
execute written contract and satis
factory l>ond, for performance of same
vlthin ten days after award. The
ighl is explicitly reserved to reject
ny or all bids, letting to be at the
H B. HUMBERT,
4F-fit. CO. Supervisor.
Another shipment of Porch Fumi
?urO JUSt received. Come and let us
.t you up. It COSts scry little to make
(tir porch comfortable.
S. M. & E. IL W ILK KS & CO.
l?anford, Juno 23.- This section was
visited by a severe wind and hall
Htorin Sunday afternoon, doing c?ii
sidornblc dumago to tho corn and
cotton crop. Several houses on VV. I'.
Patterson's place were blown down.
Mr. W. I.. Patterson lost a nice hog,
:i tree being bdown down on it.
The community was saddened to
bear of the death of Mrs. Larry
Brooks, which occurred in the hos
pital at Laurens Sunday. The re
mains were taken to Gray Court for
The many friends of Mr. T. A.
Druiuinoud are glad to see him out
again after a two weeks' illness.
Mis 0. F. Fowler is improving
Miss Nellie Wclborn attended tho
Sunday School Convention at Duncan.
Mr. .1. D. Johnson spent the weck
end at Arcadia with his sons. Mr. B.
\v. and .1. v. Johnson.
Mr. Kston Hembrec played ball at
Mr. o. L. Lnnford is out again af
ter having the mumps.
Bites or stings of poisonous insects
which cause the flesh to swell should
be treated with DARBY'S PROPHY
LACTIC FLUID. It counteracts the
poison, reduces swelling quickly and
eases pain. It is equally as valuable
when applied to tlesh wounds, burns,
scalds, cuts or bruises. It causes the
tlesh to heal over and leaves no dis
figuring scar. Price 50 cts. per bottle.
Sold by Laurens Drug Co.
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Kden, June 23. The crops arc look
ing line through this community now.
T. II. Beeves has been spending a
while with his mother, Mrs. Kmtna
Lyston Mahon. of Greenville, was
the week-end guest of Booth Cray.
Mr. I >. W. Holder spent Sunday with
his father, Mr. M. V. Holder.
Fred Armstrong is at home from
Clemson, where lie has been attend
Misses Claude and Bruce Cray, of
Cray Court, spent several days last
week in I'Jden visiting relatives,
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Mahaffcy, of
Fountain Inn. spent Thursday with
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Mahaffcy.
Dr. .1. W. Benson has given up his
practice for a while on account of
Mrs. Istlbello Brook.--, spent several
days last week with relatives in Lau
Rufus Armstrong, of Laurens, spent
Sunday in Kden.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Babb spent
Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. YV.
Mr. and Mrs. ICrskiuc Babb. of Lau
rens. visited Mr. C. A. Babb ami fam
ily Sunday. (
Clay Babb, of Fountain Inn, spent
several days last week with Murphy
Mrs. Dr. .1 ,W. Beason spent Thurs
day with Mrs. T. H. Babb, of the Ba
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Armstrong were
in Laurens Thursday,
Miss Sue Gray visited Mr. W. B.
Gray and family of Cray 'Court, last
Mr. Bus Mahaffcy and family, of
Laurens. spent last week with Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Manaffey.
Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Hipp spent Sat
urday with Mr. and Mrs. Dr. J. W.
Mrs. Clnrsy Manning's children and
a few of her near relatives enjoyed a
birthday dinner with her Sunday.
Roy Cray, of Cray Court, spent the
latter part of the week with William
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Woods visited
Mr. and Mrs. Conway Armstrong Sun
Mrs. Femilla Reeves and Miss Sue
Cray spent Thursday with Mrs. F.
BABY LOVES ZEMO
FOR SKIN TROUBLE
Slops Ifrhlng at Once. Cures Irritat
ed, Chapped Skin
Buy a 2f>c bot ton today and prove it.
Try one application of ZBMO on the
baby, and see the poor little fellow
jubilate with bis toes, and chuckle.
If he could only talk, he'd thank you
for the heavenly relief. ZKMO Is guar
anteed to stop itching Immediately or
money Is refunded.
For rash, tetter, and all the skin
tortures that babies suffer, ZKMO h><s
For the skin troubles that men and
women suffer, for all the Itching, ray,
scorching eczema, dandruff, inflamed
or reddened skin, it has proven its
astonishing results In thousands of
cases. The immediate relief it gives
Is almost heavenly. ZEMO is a clean
antiseptic solution applied to the
skin: no oily paste or ointment.
"My feet, would scald and crack In
to the blood. Could hardly walk.
Tried one bottle of ZKMO. 2>, and it
cured them." F. W. Flowers, Jeweler,
Oakdale, Ya. ,
ZRMO is sold in 2".c sealed bottles
and guaranteed In Laurens by LaurCHS
ON AUD I'S. ?
"fho don wood lias long since Hung
ins blossoms out." Tho children havo
discarded shoes and barefooted wade
up ami down tlx- branches looking for
minnows and maybe a horny head oc
casionally. By all those signs we
know that summer Is coining and the
time of the agent drnweth nigh!
Therefore, a word of advice ami cau
tion just now may not be amiss though
whether either will be heeded or not.
Well that is a different proposition!
I have always believed that the South
is looked upon as an exceedingly fer
tile field when it < otnos to agents, for
we all know tiiat in an endless pro
cession tiny COIUC the Chicago por
trait fellow heads the procession
quickly followed by machine, piano,
range, fruit tree, lightning rod and
patent medicine and as the composi
tions, (of boys especially) when wrll
ten on " Trees", which was an exceed
Ingly favortc subject In our old school
at least, after naming all the trees
that he knew anything about would
add "and others too numerous to
As I see these different agents go
forth from the towns into the fertile
territory of the surrounding country
1 always think of that verse "they
toil not, neither do they spin" and yet
from hard-working, yet easily gulled
farmers, they gather the shekels in!
Now the farmer at our house, level
headed in business as he usually is,
yet when an agent appears on the
scene, no matter what he has to sell,
even down to a bottle of [latent med
icine or a box of cattle powders
(which is exactly the same tiling as
throwing that much money away so
far as beiieflclont results are concern
ed) the farmer Immediately decides
that is exactly what is needed so he
I purchases. All my time and wits are
employed in shooing agents away. Ue
' Ciitisi1 if ever they ?-rct the farmer?
happy agent! lie has as good as one
sale to his credit sure.
The best way to gel them to pass
on is when he begins his nice smooth
little story to say firmly Not any
thing today"! Don't you hesitate a
minute for woe is one! if you do, you
will Und out to your sorrw "he that
hesitates is lost!"
Not long since a dapper young fel
low knocked at the door. "Good
morning," said I, as 1 eyed him du?
I biously "If you are an agent now I
don't care to see or purchase any
thing you have." "My dear lady,"
glibly broke he in. "I'm no agent but
or?demonstrator and 1 only wish to
ask you a few questions." Oh! well
come in and I'll try and answer your
All the while he kept up a running
conversation?ho patted our little girl
on the head?he praised the bright
looks of the little boy?he talked
weather he knew just a lot about
farming. He casually inquired the
number in family ?how many living
?were my parents dead and forget
ting for *the moment his "role" of
demonstrator he lapsed Into his nice
little smooth story and I spotted him!
"A demonstrator Indeed"! said I, out
of patience. "I know now that you
are an agent for the memorial pic
true of the White dove variety and you
need not go any further?I don't care
to purchase!" He left with the in
jured air of one who had tried to im
press upon an Ignorant soul the beau
ty of "high art" and failed. Ills next
visit must have put him In exceeding
ly good humor for when he passed
on his way back, he was gaily whist
ling. When the negro came over that
day at noon with his mule curiosity
prompted me to ask "Did you buy a
picture from the agent today?"
"Ves'm." Afterwards I learned that
he gave $7.00 for the picture and mort
gaged his shotgun and hog to secure
same! A picture for $7.00 that at an
exceedingly liberal estimate was
worth $1.00. One of you that is good
In mathematics figure out that per
cent. I want to leave this as a last
bit of advice?"Don't you ever forget,
dear reader, when an agent dashes
tip to the farm house door, with a
prancing of horses and a loud jing
ling of bells, always remember this ?
you pay very dear for the ringing of
the bells! That Is, If you buy, be it
either range, or machine, or piano, or
anything else. None of the agents
are In the business for their health
exclusively I wish there was some
way of securing statistics of this drain
on our country. I am sure it would
be worth studying. If you are able to
buy these things and pay cash order
direct from some responsible firm. If
you buy on credit you could make bet
ter arrangements by dealing with
your home merchant Anyway try this
plan when an agent dashes up this
year, say 'Not anything today" and
you'll feel bettor this fall.
Now Is the time to ha.ve vour
porch filled with Vlldor Porch shades.
Our line is complete and prices the
lowest you will find.
S. M. d K. II. WILKES & CO.
Sugar Below Cost
Saturday, June 28th Only
Twenty-five pound Sack of Franklin
ONLY ONE SACK TO A CUSTOMER
This is a Standard Brand of Sugar that
we are selling Below Cost as a special for
one day only. Buy your sugar now for
Fourth of July.
W. M. DIAL, Manager
Friday and Saturday, June 27 and 28
2-DAYS ONLY-2 ?
One Lot wide Cotton Torchon Lace Value 5 cents. Clean Up Price Q1 ?
per yard .-. ?S2C1S
One Lot slightly soiled Val Lace and Insertion. Clean Up Price "1 ?
the yard ._. ICt.
Fifteen Yards best grade 32-inch 10 cents White Lawn for.<t? <? g\f\
Limit 15 yards to customer. Jp 1 ?Vflj
Ten Yards best grade 40-inch 15 cents White Lawn for. Oft
Limit 10 yards to customer. OvIC*
One Lot $1.50 and $2.00 Shirt Waists to Clean Up at.
Ladies' Suits and Dresses to Clean Up at Half Price
$20.00 Suits and Dresses.$10 00
$ 15.00 Suits and Dresses. pj 50
$10.00 Suits and Dresses. mm A/v
$5.00 Suits and Dresses *\ r* r\
Odds and Ends in Slippers at Special Prices for Friday and Saturday.
Odds and Ends in Men's Underwear at Special Prices for Friday
Laurens' Best Store