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I LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. T. .1. Cole-man spent the day here
Mr. I^ewls Madden was a visitor in
the city on Tuesday.
Miss Annie Simpson is teaching In
the Watts Mill school.
Dr. Bryson, 'of Ora. was in the city
on business yesterday.
Mr. Pet. O. smith, of Laurens Route
4, was in the city Friday.
Mr. Geo. A. Spencer, of SageU)wn,
visited in the city Saturday.
Mr. Harvey Jennings, of Fleming's
mill, was in the city Monday.
Mr. Tom Q. Sullivan, of Tumbling
Shouis, was in the city Tuesday.
Mr. Art Adalr, of the Holly Grove
section, was in the city Tuesday.
Mr. John Henry, of Laurens lt. F. I),
was a visitor to the city Saturday.
Mr. .1. Abe ("oats, of the Friendship
Community, was in the city Friday.
Miss Nina lilakely of Clinton, is vis
iting Miss Lizzie Edwards this week.
Mr. Maxie A. Jones, of Gray Court,
was in the city on business Monday.
J. Ray Crawford, after a stay of a
few days with relatives and friends in
Mr. .1. B. Young, a Sullivan town
ship farmer, was in the city Saturday.
Miss Jan ? Kennedy of Clinton, was
a visitor in Laurens last Wednesday.
Mr. S\ M. Garrett of Gray Court, was
a business visitor In the city last Fri
the city left for Cornell University
several days ago to study civil engi
Mr. Will Teague, one of the county's
progressive farmers, was In the city
Mr. Wash Steagault, of beyond the
Rabuns, was a visitor to the city on
Mr. .1. Dennis Culbertson. of Mad
den Station, was in the city on busi
Mr. J. Robt. McDanioL of Laurens
Route t, was a business visitor in the
Mr. 13. W. Patton, from Fountain
Inn Route 4, was a business visitor
M\s. T. F. Simpson has returned
home after spending the summer at
Mr. Win. P. Poole, of the Tylers
vllle section, had business to attend
in the city last Saturday.
Mr. Jno. C. Abercromblc of Burnt
Factory, was in the city Friday, at
tending to business affairs.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Dudley Young have
returned to Gaffney after spending
several days in the city with relatives.
Mr. S. II. MeC.hee. president of the
Panola cotton mill at Greenwood, was
a business visitor in the city yester
Mr. I.. E. Bishop, who has been with
the Eureka Drug Company has gone
to Charleston to enter the medical
Mrs. Lizzie OarllngtOIl and daugh
ters. Misses Jaule and Annie Garling
ton. spent the week-end with Rev. and
Mrs. W. A. Clark.
Miss Mary Simpson has returned to
Laurens after an extended tour of Eu
rope, She will again teach at Lau
rens Mill this session.
Mr. J. w. Snoddy, who has held :?
responsible position with the Laurens
Mills for several years, has resigned
t.? go to Greenville to accept another
pos it ion.
Miss Elizabeth- Simpson has re
turned from Portor Springs. Ca., where
she has been spending the summer.
She will teach at Sandy Springs school
Mr. Gray Nabors, a former resident
of this county but now living in Pitts
burgh. Ponn., has been In the county
for several days visiting relatives. He
is accompanied on the trip by Mrs.
Mr. D. R. Lavender, the genial mov
ing picture "magnate", has been sick
at his home in Gaffney for several
weeks ami Is now at the hospital
there. His numerous friends hope for
his early recovery.
Miss Mary Miller, who laus'jl for a
number of years in the Laurens
schools, has been visiting her sls'.er,
Mrs. W. R. McCtton. She Ibas accept
ed a position as intermediate taachor
in the Hickory Tavern graded school.
Mr. W. IL Pitts, of Poplar
Spring section, was in tho City Mon
day. Mr. Pitts dropped into The Ad
vertiser O?lcO to speak "a good word"
for Supervisor Humbert, who. he said,
is having the best work done on the
roads in that section that has ever
i.ii done. Mr. Pitts was Immensely
pleased With road conditions in his
community. ut> was accompanied to
the < Ity by his little son. Hay.
The following unsollcltod'testlmonlnl
should certainly be sufficient to give
hope and courage to persons afflicted
witli chronic dyspepsia: "I have been
a chronic dyspeptic for yejtrs, and of
till the medicine 1 have taken. Cham
berlain's Tablets have dorto me more
good than anything else." says W. G.
Madison, No. 7 Sherman St., Hornells
Vlllo, N. Y. For sale by all dealers.
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J SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
.Miss Mary Relic Fuller will enter
tain tili? afternon at her home on
East Main street, in honor of Miss Ma
ry Sullivan, whose marriage to Mr.
Janus P. Davis is to take place the
eighth of this month.
Among the entertainments to be giv
en this week for Miss Mary Sullivan
will be aml8Ccllane0U8 shower given
by Mrs. H. I). Gray at her home on
South Harper street.
An event of unusual interest to peo
ple of this City will be the wedding in
Spartauburg to-night of Miss lit den
Allston DuPre and Mr. Carlos R.
Moseley. Mr. Moseley will be accom
panied to Spartauburg by Mr. John
Wells Todd and Dr. .1. II. Powe". Af
ter their return to Laurens, they will
be at home to their friends in the
Qarlington cottage on North Harper
One of the most brilliant social af
fairs of the early fall was the miscel
laneous shower given on Saturday af
ternoon to Miss Mary Sullivan, a
beautiful bride-elect by Miss Toccoa
Caine. The lovely event was given at'
the handsome residence of the host
ess' mother. Mrs. Rosa 7. Caine on
South Harper street.
The entire lower lloor was thrown!
open to the guests and the color
scheme green and white, most effec
tively carried out in the decorations.
Green and white hearts were grace
fully drooped from chandeliers and
green and white candles burned every
where. Golden glow and Southern
smilax graced the reception hall.
The guests were met at the door by
Mrs. Frank Caine and Mrs. A. Dial
Gray who ushered them In the li
brary and were received i Mrs. T.
D. Darlington and Mrs. Ed? d Clary
and charmingly presented by them
to the hostess and honor guest. Re
ceiving with Miss Caine were Miss
Mary Sullivan, Mrs. Rosa 1. Caine,
Mrs. Clifton Jones, Mrs. .1. C. Davis of
Clinton,'Mrs. Mark Hellanis and Miss
Charlotte McGowan. After paying
thedr respects to the hostess and honor
guest they were invited by Mrs. W.
L. Gray into the back hall and served
delicious punch from an artistically
decorated booth by Mrs. S. M. Wilkes
and Mrs. W. C. Irby, Jr. At this point
they were given dainty little hand
painted cupid score cards and piloted
into the parlor where a number of
tables were arranged for heart dice.
After several games had been en
joyed the bride-elect was showered
with many beautiful as well as useful
gifts by little Miss Toccoa Cray. Then
they were invited into the dining room
where they were served delicious
cream, cake and mints.
The table was lovely in all its ap
pointments. The centerpiece heim; a
tall cut. glass vase tilled with white
roses and green ferns. At cither end
of the table block cream and cake
wore cut by Mrs. George Albright and
Mrs. W. 1'. Caine. Assisting them in
the dining room were Miss Carolyn '
Fleming ami Miss Rosa Gray.
BL ACK WLLOLH I'lllMi GI'ILTY.
Former Xewherry Ranker Convicted
hj Lexington .lulj of Violntlinr State
Lexington, September 27. .1, A.
Blnckwcldcr, former president of the
Bank of Chaplu, was tills evening
found guilty by a Lexington County
jury of violating the St ite banking
( laws, and was sentenced to serve
twelve months on the public works of
Lexington County, or a like period in
tlx* state Penitentiary, or pay a line of
C. M. Etlrd, of counsel, for the de
fendant, immediately gave notice of
appeal to the State Supreme Court,
and Judge Wilson granted bail in the
'sum of $1,000. The bond will be ar
ranged, It was said, and the defendant
will be released at once.
The case was given to the jury at
1.17 this afternoon and a verdict was
; reached at C.10. II is said that only
one juror stood for an acquittal, ami
that lie soon .came over to the other:
This is the fist case of the Kind nver
recorded in the Courts of this State,
and there are two other Charges of
tht same character pending against
The CottOll Market.
Editor The Advertiser:
In last week's issue you had some
thing to say about the Laurens cotton
market. Can you explain why cotton
on last Saturday only brought 133-1
to 13.81, most of it 13 and at Man
ning 1*1 1-8, Spartauburg 14, Enoreo
it. Orangebiirg bought 650 bales at
14.05, Kershaw bought '-"I at II and
$1.2u for seed? This is taken front
the State and we suppose it to be
correct. Is there any discrimination
in freight rates from Laurens? If not
why this difference in the price paid
for nu vn fair
(Continued from Page One i
J. Thos Peden, R. J. L?ngsten.
Field Crop?-A. Homer Moore. D. U.
Horses, Mules, etc.?W. H. McCueu,
Cattle Department?J. M. Sumoral,
A'. E. Cleveland.
Sheep and Goats?W. P. Brown, M.
Swine?John D. Hunter, 0. L. Hun
Poultry Department?V. A. White.
W. P. Morris.
Bench Show Guy L. Watson. Jim
Hoy's Corn Club?Geo. L. Pitts
Girl's Tomato Club?Miss WU lx>u
Co mm Ree to Solicit Premiums.
Laurens?W. 1 >. Byrd, H. K. Alken,
E. W. Martin.
<Minton Dow ns Glenn. Mayoi , ope
Cross Hill T. m. Plrfcon, S. A.
Waterloo \V. C. Wliarton, J. C.
Gray Court J. w. Wells, F. T. Cur
Lanford-Ora J. w. Lanford, Will
Maddon?J. D. Culbertson, J. A.
B. V. Culbertson, Alison Lee. W. L.
Taylor, Arthur Lee.
Pair Ground Management.
Mayor C. M. Babb, J. D. Sexton, with
ollicers and superintendents.
('. A. Power.
Mr. Byrd has announced the follow
ing additional gifts In the way of
premiums and cash contributions:
C. R. Bishop $1.00
Brooks Hardware Co. 8.00
G. A. Fuller LOO
F. P. Met low an 2.50
J. F. Bolt LOO
R. E. Babb 1.00
T. J. Weathers LOO
J. S. Machen LOO
Dr. J. H. Miller 2.50
S. A. Brown -two bushels Improved
Spring Crove Cotton seed.
W. C. Wharton ?ten sacks Planters
Special Grain Grower.
\V. C. Wharton?barrel of first pat
ent Hour for the paemt In the coun
ty with the largest number of chil
dren In school.
Mothers! Have Your Children Worms 1
Are they feverish, restless, nervous,
irritable, dizzy or constipated? Do
they continually pick their nose or
grind their teeth? Have they cramp
ing pains, irregular aud ravenous ap-1
petite? These are alf signs of worms.
Worms not only carffse your child suf
fering, but stunt fTs mind ntld growth.
Give "Klckapoo Worm Killer"' at once.
It kills ami removes the worms, im
proves your child's appetite, regulates
stomach, liver and bowels. The symp
toms disappear and your child is made
happy and healthy, as nature intend
ed. All druggists or by mail, 25c.
KICK APOO INDIAN MEDICINE CO.
Philadelphia, Pa. St. Louis. Mo.
The Rest Hot Weather Tonic
QROVIPSTASTKI.HSSchill TONIC enriches tin
oloud. Im.Ms ni> the v-1 lu system and will won
derftiUy strctiRthcu mid lot tlfy von to withstmu.
the depressing effect oC the hot summer, bee.
Prepare for a Cold Wave!
Don't wait until the Cold Wave comes, but come to our store
now where you can see the Greatest Line of Heating Stoves ever
offered. We are showing a fine line of Heaters that are especially
suitable for Churches, Schools, Halls and Stores, priced to
SAVE YOU MONEY.
Beautiful us well ns serviceable
This is a very attractive Heater The Heater that beats them all for Heater, full nickio trimmed steel
and one that will last for years. hard rough use flight sizes to select drum, all other parts heavy cast
It comes in three sizes. from. iron. Seven sizes to select from.
Prices from $6.00 up. Prices from $3.90 up. Prices from $4.50 up.
Have your Heater ready to put fire in when cold wave comes.
Heaters to burn any kind of fuel.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
LAURENS, S. C.
IM It II SHOALS V KHK ST.
Two Moulders of Prominent Diester
Families Charged wltli ('oiii|ili('il.v.
Chester, Sept. .lohn hYn^or
Jr., ami Blssell lllghatn, young nun
in the '20s, were nrrcslotl hero n>
day hy DctcctlvoH Adams a.n.i Ituughm
of the \V. I. Burns ileteelivo agencj
?>r Atlanta, (Ja., mi warrants charg
lug them with being implicated in tlx
Barr Shoals rohhery a few weck? ago
when olllcors of the .1. <;. While Con
struction company were hold up at
the point of a pistol ami $K!,ooo stolen.
The arrest of those young men,
both of whom am members of two
of this county's well Known families,
created one of the biggest sen alions
over experlencd on th slrcls of ('lies
Mr. lUghnni was on his wn> lo 14111 ?
do on some business and he was taken
j from his wagon and arrested, while
Mr. I'Ynzor, the son of one of ih<
city's wenltliesl men. was culled out
1 of his fnther's stuhle. They w. re holh
carried to WIiiiiIkh'o In nntotnohiles.
Moth denied their guilt, hut i|iilelly I
surrendered. Deputy Sheriff Itlndeiiiiin I
1 assisted Hie detectives in making the
While only Hie names of two of
I'tho detectives are known, it is said,
that there have hootl at least ball a
dozen working In this city for the past
I too III !lfi III Iii?' ('a i til ma inn, the
detecti\hetld?|linrlcl ;., Iiml begun to
(Teilte a liitli I i IK. owing In a mi III -
Ih'i' <>r ehester'?! citizens heilig tukon
there for conferences. This afternoon
it was learned from Home of Ihe men
tlit? I Inul I.ii in Hit' room that they
Iiii?I been pumped wilh all UIiiiIh of
(inoHtloiiH ithoiil citizens ol Chester,
Tlii eveililiK A l'l Inn I ? < Sit; Ion. a u
attorney, went in Wiiili.shoro in an ef
fort io liuve the young nu n released
or iulinitfoil lo bail.
Itulli youth:! are orderly and law
abiding and public opinion in Cheater
seelio io incline 10 the Im Iii i fliul Hie
y i > 1111 )l> men an- tin' victims of a 111 ii 11 -
ill r on I In- pa rl of t he ile|< et I vi
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