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I LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. Earl Wilson has returned from
Mr. R. II. Young was In the city
Mr. John Gilkerson spent Sunday in
Mr. Len Rounds spent Monday and
Tuesday in town.
Dr. H. K. Alken Is spending a* few
days in Hendersonville.
Chief W. C. Eichelberger has return
ed to his home in Marlon
Mr. John Stone is now with J. C.
Shell and Co. as salesman.
Mr. J. A. Bailey, of Clinlton, was a
visitor in the city Monday.
Mrs. M. M. Sheppard is visiting rel
atives in Wilimngton, N. C.
Mr. John Crews of Columbia Is here
on a visit to his homefolks.
Mr. Arthur Taylor spent the week
end in Princeton with relatives.
Miss Grace Pitman of Lawryvllle is
visiting Miss Kathleen Sullivan.
Mr. J. C. Milford, of Greenville, was
in the city on' business yesterday.
Miss Lila Hart left several days ago
for Virginia Beach to spend some time
Dr. and Mrs. .1. W. Season, of the
Eden section, were in the city yes
Messrs. Paul and Guy Martin, of
iCross Hill, were visitors in the city
Miss Lila Riddle has returned home
after a pleasant visit to her brother
Miss Edmonia Garrett has return
ed home after visiting relatives In
Mr. James McLin has accepted a
position .with The Advertiser Print
Mr. W. A. Garrotte has returned to
his home after a pleasant visit at
Marion. X. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Babb, of Green
ville, spent tho week-end in the city
? Mr. D. M. Norwood is spending a
Short time in Washington, D. C, on
a pleasure trip.
Mr. Marvin Pranks, of Charleston,
is spending a short vacation with rel
atives in the city.
Mrs. . E. B. Machen has returned
?homo after a pleasant visit to rela
tives In Princeton.
Rev. W. R. Minter, of Llncolnton,
N. C, Is spending some time in the
city with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Balle and little
child are spending some time at Un
aka Springs, Tenn.
Miss Annie Luclle Poole of Green
wood spent several days here last
week with relatives.
MiBs Claude Gray has returned to
her home in Gray Court after visiting
Miss Jule Childress.
Mr. Gary Eichelberger has return
ed to Winston-Salem after a short
vacation spent here.
Mrs. Virginia Neville and Miss Eliza
Neville, of Clinton, are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. John) Spratt.
Misses Anna, Polly and Wllmer
Prenttlsa of Greenville are In Laurens,
the guests of relative:!.
Mfc J. G. Sullivan has returned home
f after Imbibing a small section of North
Carolina mountain air.
Mr. H. Terry will leave this week
tor the northern and eastern markets
to buy goods for his store.
Mr* and Mrs. L. O. Hiers spent Sun
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.
IM. Curry, near Gray Court.
Miss Mildred Casque has just re
turned from a pleasant visit to rela
tives and friends in Florence.
Miss Annie Klblor has returned to|
her home in Newberry after visiting
friends liere for several weeks.
Mrs. O. W. Damon and children of
Charleston are visiting Mrs. C. H.
Gasque on West Laurens Street.
Mr. Carl Roper, who is now making
his home in Mulllns, is sponding sev
eral days In the city with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. S. W. WalkVr of Green
vllle, sfl/nt the week-end with their
parent?*, Mr. and Mrs. W A. Garrotte.
' Mrs. W. C. Irby, Jr., Frances LorCtZ
It by anil Miss Elolse Stevenson loft
several days ago for Jacksonville. Ala.
Dr. and Mrs. O. 11. Mayor and chil
dren, of Newberry, are visiting Mrs.
Mayer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
Mr. W. G. Wilson left yesterday for
New York and other eastern markets
to purchase his fall supply of dry
Mrs. W. R. Richer, Sr.. left yester
day for Greenville to visit her sis
ters, Mesdames Marehbanks and Ban
Mr. and Mrs. Manton Frlerson. of
Jacksonville, are visiting Mrs. Frier
son's mother and other relatives in
Mr. J. N. lludgens, Miss Dorothy
Iludgens and Miss Ulla Todd have re
turned home after a two weeks trip
in the north.
Rev. G. A. Guignard, who has been
In the north for several months, has
returned to the city to take up his
Mr. Julius Sltgroaves will leave
next Monday for Raleigh. N. ('.. where
he will spend about eight months In
a business college.
Misses Jule Childless and Met Jones
left Monday for Gray, Court, where
they will spend a week as the guests
of Miss 'Claude Gray.
Messrs. James Davis and Alison Loo
have returned from near Clinton
where they spent several days with
Mr. Davis' homefolks.
Miss Nell Childress and David Chll
dress returned last week from Green
wood where they had been visiting
Mr. and .Mrs. J. B. Park.
Miss Marie Miller has returned to
her home In Knoxvllle, Tenn., after
spending several weeks here as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hicks.
Miss England, of Spartanburg, ar
rived in the city several days ago to
be employed in the office of the Lau
rens Glass Works, In the absence of
Miss Roy all.
Mrs. D. M. Cunningham, accompan
ied by her nephew and niece, Laurens
and Cora Workman, left Saturday for
Sand Mountain, Ala., where they will
Mrs. William Solomon, wife of the
well known Jeweler, was carried to
the hospital Monday morning follow
ing a sudden illness, it is probabb
that an operation will have to be per
Mr. C. W. Bland, of Augusta, has
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Me
Danlel for several days. Mrs. F. A.
Bland and Mrs Rosa Harrison and
family are expected to arrive today
and they will be here for some time
Mr. J. F. McCuen of Belton arrived
in Laurens this week to be at the bed
side of his wife who Is being treated
at the Laurens County Hospital. He
and his two children are staying at
the home of his sister, Mrs. W. L.
Mrs. J. F. McCuen. of Relton. who
has been visiting Mrs. W. L. Taylor,
became ill several days ago and was
carried to the county hospital where
Ln operation will probably have to be
performed. Mr. McCuen came over
Monday to be with her.
Mr. anid Mrs. J. Q. Mahaffey. of
Texarkana, Tex., who have been visit
ing here for several weeks, left Mon
day for Washington, D. C, accom
panied by Miss Avie Mahaffey. They
will bo gone several weeks, Mr. and
Mrs. Mahaffey returning to Laurens
before going west.
Hon. E. R. Friday, representative In
the state legislature from Orangeburg
county, and Mrs. Friday are visiting
the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
I. Coleman, on West Main street. Mr
Friday is an attorney, making his
home at North, a few miles from
Orangeburg. In the last primary, he
was nominated on the first ballot over
a number of opponents.
Mr. W. W. Rail, accompanied by Mr.
Frank Withers, of Columbia, passed
through the city Saturday In an auto
mobile on their way to Saluda, N. C.
After meeting with minor tire trou
bles, the enr was put out of commis
sion nenr OwingS by the breaking of
the steerinlg gear. They returned to
Laurens on the afternoon train and
took the C. & W. C , for Spartanburg,
where they caught the Carolins Spe
cial for Saluda.
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l SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. J
Miss Annie Gilkerson entertained
the Social Club at her home on North
Harper street Saturday morning in
honor of one of the recent brides. Mrs.
John Spratt. The guests were enter
tained on the porch, where tho came
of Forty Two was played. Delightful
refreshments of sandwiches and tea
were served. The hostess was assist
ed by Mrs. \V. R. Richey. Jr., and Mrs.
A. II. Sander.-.
HOIN. JOSH W. ASHLEY
CAIN NOT GET WELL
Is in Critical Condition and Doctors
Fear the Knd Will Come by Tues
day?lie Is .Now Unconscious*
Anderson. S. C, Aug. 17.? Dr. Shir
ley, who is attending Hon. Joshua \V.
Ashley, member of the house of rep
resentatives from 1 Andersen county,
who was stricken with paralysis Fri
day Is greatly concerned over the con
dition of his patient tonight, and ht
declared that, in his opinion, Mr. Ash
ley will hardly survive the present
Mr. Ashley has suffered a setback
and, while his pulse is considered
good, he has lost consciousness al
most entirely, and has also lost, to
some extent, the use of the affected
Mr. Ashley Is critically 111. and
practically no hope Is entertained now
by the doctors or by his friends and
family, for any marked improvement.
Dr. Shirley states that the crisis will
come within forty-eight hours, and he
fears that the end Is near.
All of tho tueiubers of Mr. Ashley's
family are at the bedside of the sick
man, and they are awaiting develop
ments. Time only will tell. It is re
ported thai Mr. Ashley has suffered
an epileptic atack. but this report
has not been continued tonight.
Picnic at Lebanon church.
Olive Camp, W. O. \V., will have a
picnic at Lebanon church, In Green
ville county, on Wednesday, August
27th. Hon. W. C. lrby, Jr., and Mr.
C. A. Power, of Laurens, have been
invited to be present and to make ad
dresses to tho assembly. A large num
ber of people are expected and the
public is cordially invited to be pres
Mr. A. A. Garlington brought to one
of his friends In the city Monday one
of the largest tomatoes seen in many
a day. it weighed about two and a
quarter pounds and was over a foot
NEWS TRAVELS IN HOSPITALS
Wireless Outdone In Rapidity with
Which P.Tticnto Get Forbidden
"A very efllclent system of wire
less telegraphy exists In every hos
pital," said the nurse. "Apparently
all patients have the knack of trans
mitting messages, otherwise the news
of serious cases would not travel so
quickly and accurately from ward to
ward. It Is contrary to the rules for
hospital attendants to retail gossip,
and most of them do observe strict
secrecy, yet notwithstanding that pre
caution there is never an interesting
case in the building whoso history is
not known and dlscussod In tho re
"Last week u boy Buffering from a
peculiar kind of throat trouble was
brought Into a first floor ward. Tho
doctors were very much Interested In
the caso, yet they took special pains
never to mention it in tho hearing of
another patient. Rut for all the good
their caution did they might as well
have lectured on tho case In every
ward; for when the boy died men and
women all about tho hospital said to
"'So that poor boy died, did he? I
guess there wasn't much hope for him
from the start.'
"Now, bow did the news travel?"
Tho man who boastB that ho never
writes letters has been prodded into
"It was a curious Uttlo sq.iaro red
stamp inclosed In a letter I received
from England that drove mo to It," ho
snld. "The stamp was marked three
pence. It was totally unlike ?d/
stamp or Bouvenlr I had ever seen,
and I didn't know what use to make of
it. Tho postman was also nonplussed,
and only at tho main postoflleo was
the riddle solved. It was a reply cou
pon. English stamps would have been
no ubo for mailing a letter In New
York, but the coupon could be ex
changed for United States stamps
With a. reminder like thnt thrust un
der one's very noso tho most eon
sclenceleBS letter writer la bound to re
Ants Eat Through Lead Cables.
White ants are causing much trou
ble in South Australia In telephone
"ables and also in the underground
rlcctric light lines. On the lead
iheathed telephone cables crosses be
(ween tho circuits began to occur.
Upon withdrawing some of this cable
from the ducts It was found that the
jnts had eaten through the lead In
many places. On the Sidney system
5f electric lighting the ants ato
through tho bitumen compound and
[hen through the lead and high ten
lion Insulation next to the wire. To
stop the ravages which will Incur an
jnormoufl expense if not checked,
irsenlous oxide mixed with bitumen,
t sort of pitch, is being applied to the
rabies. Carbon bisulphide is also be
ug tried with tho idea that tho odor
is ill drive tho ants away.
To Prevent Rlood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliable PH.
POKTItR'S ANTISEPTIC II KAM,NO Oil,, A sur
gical dressing dial relieves pain and heats at
the same time. Not a liniment. 25c. 50c. $1.00.
FURNITURE THAT'S REALLY INEXPENSIVE
We never sell Furniture that is too cheap to be good, those, however
to whom real economy is important, will find that, value for value,
our prices are the lowest to be found in the State, and in the end our
Furniture is the most inexpensive that can be bought anywhere.
This Bedroom Set for instance, strickly colonial
in design; real Mahogony; splendidly made
throughout, finished dull, it's a worthy example
of moderate-price furniture. Price of Dresser
$23.50, of Bed $15.00, of Wash Stand $12.50, /
of Chiffonier $16.50.
We have the largest line of quality Bedroom Furniture ever shown
in the State and we want you to see it. Wont You Call?
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
Laurens, South Carolina
? DIALS. ?
Dials, Auk. 18.?Rov. F. \v. Munner
lyn closed his series of meetings fit
this place Friday evening. Wc trust
innch good was done by It. Mr. Mur
ray, a former pastor, was a welcome
visitor at the beginning, as was Mr.
Owlngs, pa8tor of Hampton Avenue
.Misses Myrtle Fowler, and Rosa
Cnldwell of Fountain Inn, returned to
their home Saturday aller visiting
Miss Emma Harris.
Mrs. William Davis of Greenville is
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harris
Mrs. Smith Royd, and little daughter
of Greenwood, are staying n while
with Mrs. H. Y. Simmons and family.
Miss Tholina Langston who has been
visiting Miss Kate Curry, loft Thurs
day for Laurens, where she will visit
before returning to her home In. Char
lotte, N. C
Miss Hrilla Rrownlee of Warrior,
and Miss Edna Owens of Rabun. visit
ed Miss Sallie Rrownlee last week.
Miss Margie Ropp of Gray Court, is
the guest of Miss Janet Thoinason this
Miss Cecil OwlngS, had as her guest
Miss Esther Dorroh of dray Court last
Mrs. I. S. Brooks left Friday for
Laurens where she joined Mrs. Mary
Ann Balle before going on together to
Ilendersonville, where they will visit.
Prof. Clyde Curry has retUruled to
Loland Stanford university, California
where he will continue his studies.
Miss Lola May Codfrey of Clinton
and Miss Margie Shell of Mass. are
the guests of Misses Nell an I Clara
McCnll, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Pltimor Curry and son
Graham of California, are \i>iting rel
Mrs. Nnbors, and children of Lau
rens, and Miss Ruth Martin; of War
rior, an- visiting Mr. R. W. Martin
Mr. Bascom Rrownlee spent Thurs
day night with Mr. .1. L. Rrownlee.
Mr. Charlie McCall of Greenville,
Is staying a while with homcfolks,
A good many from here attended
the W. O. W. picnic at Friendship.
Gov. Blease, to the disappointment of
many, was unable to be present. The
rest of the speakers were present
however, and won considerable ap
plause by their able efforts. This 0C
cnslon was S. .1. Nlchol's Hist intro
duction to the voters of im: commun
ity and judging by the applause he
received he made mi Impression thai
win show up wi ll in uuxt year's con
Mt. Rclhel, Aid;, is. Mrs. .1 ('. Cog
ilill ami little dnughtcr, Julia, havi
returned t<> their home In Clan idon.l
after a months visit to friends and|
relntlvos in. this section.
Miss lOlolse Sleherl of New Mruns
Wlek, N. J., is visiting her sister Mrs. |
.1 K. Carlisle, and other relatives.
Mr. Henry Heeks <>l" Richmond, V
ami Mr. Rennet! Reeks, of Wilming
ton, N. C, nm spending their vnca<
lion with their parents, Mr. ami Mrs. I
Misses Maggie and U/./.ie Heeks
spent the day recently with Misses
liOlln and Ixiulsc Carlisle.
Mr. and Mrs. I >. J.. Compton spcill
Sunday with Mr. Comp ton's father,
Mrs. G. S. Proflilt has returned
from a visit to Mrs. Nash of Gray
Court and Mrs. Allan Sullivan of|
Mr. and Mrs. .1. II Carlisle spent
Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. .lohn
? Miss I ail a Simpson of Greenville, Is
spending lo r vacation with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Simpson.
Miss Ora Mitchell of 'Chester. Is'
visiting her sister Mrs. Eugene Simp
The meeting at Poplar Springs1
closed Sunday with only two new ad
ditions to the church. The pastor.
Rev. R. P. Mitchell did some faithful
preaching. His sermon Saturday ev
ening on "The Dangers of Delay, ' was
one of the best the writer has ever
heard and although it seemed to have
but little outward offcol on the eon
grcgattonf, it Is hoped that it .viii he
as seed sown in good ground and
will yet bring forth nine)) Unit.
Good Reason for Ills Cuthiisiasiii.
When a man has suffered lor sev-i
era) days with colic, dial lOfta or oth
er form of bowel comp] tin and is then
cured sound and well by one or two
doses of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy, as is often the
the case, it i-' but natural that ho
should be enfh isiastic In his praise of
the remedy, . ad . specially is this the
case of a severe attack when life isj
threatened. T y it when In m ed of
such a remedy. It never falls, Sold
by all dei
Fold : fiO-CartS jUSt reeelVi I,
these ,.lendid carts p,m| low in
Augusta Fish Co.,
Wholesale Fish and Oysters.
Your oidci shall receive our
prompt attention. A trial order,
large or small, is all we ask.
NOTICi: ok i:i,i;< TJON.
Slate el' South Carolina,
Count) of I.aureus.
\Vh(;reaa, Petition? signed by n legal
nuinher of thu (|uullllcd electors and
I free-holders residing in Votings soliool
j district No. liaui'ens county, South
I Carolina, asking foi an election upon
thu i|Uestloti of voting an additional
I mill tax upon the property in said
school district to he used for school
purpor.es, have been tiled with the
county hoard of education, an election
Is hereby orderod upon said ((uestion,
said election to be held on the 3rd
day of Sept.. 1013, at the School House
in said district, under the manage
men! of the trustees of said school
Only such electors as return real or
personal properly for taxation and
1 who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certltfoates qh required in
the general election shall be allowed
Those favoring the l mill additional
tax shall vote a ballot containing the
word "YKS" written or printed then
on. Those against tho 1 mill addi
tional tax shall vote a ballot contain
lug the word "No written or print
ed thereon. Polls ?hall open at tho
1 hour <>f ?> o'clock in tin forenoon and
i shall remain open until the hour of I
' o'clock in the afternoon when the)
. shall be closed, and the ballots count
Til.- trustees (dlltll lepote the re
sul' of the election to ti e county i li
tor ami county siiporintendenl pi edit
cation within ten davs thereafter.
OKO. L. PITTS,
l-2t P-y oidei of Conn' Hoard
For Weakness and Loss of Appetite
The Old Ststwlnrd Kencrnl ?iretiKtlirnliKf torn
OROVB'S TA8TKI.KSS chill To.NP . drives mil
Mnlarln and ballds up the Bvulcm Mrueton
.nil sure Appetizer, I'orndultsandchlldrcu. 50<
Our fall stock ol v indo .v ( m tains
has arrived, all -he very latest pat
terns and priced low, ? oine and look
through th< m fore on bttj
S. M. <V K. II. Wli.KKS & CO.