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ot all the baking powders in
the world?celebrated for its
great leavening strength and
purity. It makes your cakes,
biscuit, bread, etc, healthful, it
insures you against alum and
all forms of adulteration that /
go with the low priced brands. '
LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Mr. and Mrs. John Spratt will spend
Thanksgiving in Atlanta.
Mr. B. A. Brown, of Barn well, was
a visitor in tho city Friday.
Dr. W. H. Dial made a business trip
to Cnmden Thursday of last week.
Mr. J. Ed. Corbett, of Mountvllle,
was a visitor in the City Saturday.
Albert C. Todd, Esq., loft Monday
for Atlanta to be away lor several
Miss Edna Harro, who is teaching
In Clio, Is hero on a visit to homo-1
Mrs. Sam Tally, of Columbia, is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. .1. F. Holt, alter a pleasant vis
it :o her daughter in McColl. return
ed home Friday.
Miss Bet Brown, of Lancaster, spent
the week-end in the city as the guest'
of her sister. Mrs. It. F. Fleming. '
Mr. Toni Lahe, a student at Wofford
college, spent the week-end in the
city with his parents, Mr. and Mis. T.I
Miss Amelia Todd returned last
week 10 Gainesville, da., where she
will continue her studios at Brcunu
Mrs. .1. T. Simmons and Mrs. \V. I.
Moore, of Greenwood, are here to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. Grace Sim-1
Mrs. R. E. Copeland and Mrs. 11. S.
Blackwoll attended tho performance
of '?Ihm Hur'" in Columbia last Thurs
Mr. Frank Little and a party of sev
' oral friends and relatives attended the'
performance of "Bon llur" in Colum
bia Isst week.
Mrs. II. I.. BOinar ami Miss Ella ?
Brown, of Spa it an burg, are coming to
Laureus Friday to spend the week-end
with Mrs. M. 1,. Copclnud.
Mr. rtnd Mrs. It. B. Childress, Miss
Willie Ma.' Chlldress and Miss Jessie
Trotter composed a party t' went
to Augusta Friday evening to 'Hen
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Davis spent
Thursday in Clinton where they at
tended a reception given in their honor
by Mrs. .1. Q. Phillips and Miss Agatha
Chief of Polico \V. II. Bagwell, who
was reported in the last Advertiser as
Improving, was forced to take to his
bed again several days ago ami yester
day was not at all well,
Mr. .1. E. Wntkins is spending a few
days here, lie returned last week
from Columbia whore he successfully
stootl the examination for license as
a pharmacist in this state.
Mrs. It. F, Fleming, Sr., and Miss
Louise Fleming, of Greenwood, spent
the weekend in the city having come
over to attend the reception given
for Mrs. lt. F. FlenrtiUg, Jr.
Rev. M. L. Lnwson Is moving this
week from the Garllngton cottage on
North Harper street to the new par
sonage erected for him by the Baptist
congregation on Church street. ?
Miss Annie Sltgronvcs, who has
been in .1 Columbia hospital for sev
eral weeks recuperating from an op
eration, returned homo Friday after
noon much Improved in health.
Miss Annie Davis, of Columbia, spent
the week-end in the city with friends,
having come up to assist In the en
tertainment Kiven by her and Mrs. W.
IL Caino for Mrs. R. V. Fleming.
Misses Marguerite and Hattlo Simp
son will arrive Friday to spend the
week-end with homefolks. They will
have as their guests Misses Kathorlno
James, Mary Jones and Vera Murrah.
Mrs. L. Meng and Miss Bornico Meng
wero among those who attended the
performance of "Hen Hut" in Colum
bin last. week. While in Columbia
they were the guests of Dr. and Mrs.
T. C. Lucas.
Mrs. J. L. McLltl, who has been
quite siek for some time, was carried
to the county hospital Monday for
treatment. Rev. Mr. Me Lin. who also
has been sick, is now well enough to
be up and about.
Mis. .1. II. Wallace, who has been
living in the country beyond Walls
Mills, left Monday for Winter Park.
Fla., to join her husband, who went
down several months ago with the
view of making iiis home there.
Mr. Lock ridge and daughter, Miss
I Nona Rockridge, who havo been the
guests of Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Fergu
son, left Monday for Atlanta where
they will visit for several days he
fore returning to their home' in Lynch
??heriff .lohn D. Owings returned yes
tcrady afternoon from Cray Court,
where he had been at the bedside of
.Mrs. Claude I.. Owings. who is very
ill of pneumonia. Mr. Owings stated
that when he loft Mrs. Owings was
Mr. .lack McCravy. who has been in
the post ofllco here for a number of
years, loft several days ago for Ker
shaw. where he will take up work as
traveling salesman for the Liggett &
Myers Tobacco company. The best
wishes of his many friends go with
Mrs. .1. A. Hicks, who was called to
Allonadlo several weeks ago to attend
I the funeral of her mother. Mrs. W. T.
Brceland, returned home several days
ago accompanied by her father. Dr.
Drcelnnd. Dr. Uroeland, a very court
ly gentleman of tho "old school", will
make his homo 111 the future with Mrs.
MKS. CRACK SIMMDNS II VIM.
, Wife of .1. Kdw. Hart Died in Okln<
hninu Sunday Morning,
A pall of gloom was east over many
j homes in Laurens Sunday morning
when the news became known that
Mrs. Grace Simmons Hart, wife of J.
j Edwin llart, had died after a very
short Illness at her home in Oklaho
ma City. Saturday afternoon a telc
I gra'IU was received by relatives here
from Mr. Hart, stating that Mrs. llart
was desperately 111. A few hours lat
er another telegram announced that
her condition was lower. Sunday
morning still another cu'ino telling of
tho sad event Which had take place
at T:::t? that morning Further than
that death was due to urncmic poison,
no particulars as to the last hours, are
obtainable. Her brother, Mr. Gils Sim
inons, and her sister, Miss Ethel Sim
mons, of this city, had been visiting
there for several days, but both had de
parted for other points. Whether they
got back to her bedside before death
i is not known.
I The body was expected to arrive
last night and it is expected Hi it the
funeral services will he held this af
ternoon at :: o'clock, The services will
j be conducted at the grave's side in the
Laurens cemetery by Rev. C. F. Ran
kln in the absence of her former pas
tor. Rev. L. P. McOoo.
Mrs. Hart was the oldest daughter
of Mr. and Mr:;. (). It. Simmons, of this
city. In Juno of mil she was mar
ried to Mr. Hart, who bail been mak
ing his home in Oklahoma for several
i.veais previously, Im mediately after
tho wedding they went to Oklahoma,
where they have since resided, Mrs.
llart was a very lovable young woman
a most estimable character, admired
by all who knew her for a quietness
and goodness ot disposition Which at
I traded and hound numerous and
lasting friendships. The news of her
death was received with great sorrow
by all who knew her.
I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. ||
The homo of Mr^-and Mrs. .lames \V.
Dunkltn was the bcouo of a beautiful
affair Thursday evening when the Ju
nior Aid society of the Methodist
church hoUi a reception in honor of
Rev. and Mrs. L, l\ McGoo, whoso term
of service la 1.aureus en<l8 this year.
The entertainment was in the nature
of a farowell gathering as Mr. McGoo
was to leave several days later for the
annual conference where he would re
ceive directions to go elsewhere next
year. During the evening Mr. and
Mrs. McCSee were presented with a set
of silver by Mr. R. 10. Babb, in behalf
of the society. In making the presen
tation, Mr. Babb in a fow appropriate
remarks expressed to Mr. and Mrs.
McGoo the esteem in which they are
held by the congregation and stated
that it was with a feeling of deep
regret that they tue given up, Mr.
McGco accepted the present for him
self and wife and thanked the society
for their thoughtfulncss.
Thursday afternoon Mrs. lt. L. Clar
dy entertained tit her home on West
Main street in honor of Mrs. \V. M.
Mjillloy, who is visiting her sister.
Mrs. A. ('. Todd. Ten tables were pre
pared for Forty Two and several hours
were spent In playing this game. Dur
ing the afternoon delicious refresh
ments Were served.
Mrs. Frank Sprat! entertained Sat
urday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Gor
don Gnrilngton, of llcndcrsonville, N.
('. Quite a number of ladies were
present during the afternoon to meet
Mrs. Gnrilngton and to enjoy the hos
pitality of the hostess. A delicious
ice course was served.
The regular meeting of the Wednes
day club was held with Mrs. W. II.
Dial during the past week. The pro
gram arranged sotno time ago was
Carried out. proving very interesting
and enjoyable. Rofeshmcnts were
served after the program was finished,
The Henry I.aureus chapter, D. A.
IL. not with Mrs. W. 1?. Childless
Monday afternoon, at which lime the
regular program of the chapter was
carried out and greatly enjoyed. Dur
ing the afternoon a delightful sweet
COUrse Was served.
Friday afternoon Mrs. Virginia
('nine and Miss Annie Davis, of Co
lumbia. (ntertalned at the home of
Mis. Calnc in honor of two of the re
cent brides, Mrs. R, F. Fleming and
Mrs. Jas. lt. Davis. A color scheme !
of white ami gi.n was carried out.
making a very beautiful and effective
decoration. This was quite a huge
affair and a great number of holies
called during the afternorn to meet
the honored guests, A delicious Ice
course with coffee was served.
Waterloo, Nov. 21. A wedding of
much interest was solemnized here
last Sunday at the bride's home when
Miss Mary Smith was married to Mr.
Claude Mahoil, of Laurcns. The cere
mony was performed by Rev, .1. T. Mil
ler, Hie bride's pastor.
The bride is the lovely daughter of
Mr. and Mis. .lames M. Smith and Is
a young woman of many sweet charms
and graces. She is very popular In
ih.- social life of the town and will
he missed by n large circle of frh nds.
The groom is a prosperous young
fanner and belongs to one of the hi t
families in the county.
The happy couple bit today lor
their home in the upper section of the
county. They carry with UieiU the
liest wishes of hosts of friend-.
* TYLERSVILLK DOTS. ?
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Tylorsvllio, Nov. 21. Rev. B. P.
Mitchell preached ^t. Lungston yester
day. They have called Rev. Mr. Trog
don to lill Mr. Mitchell's place next
L. s. McChray was in Laurcns Sat
.1. S. Craig was in Clinton Wednes
day on business.
Thanksgiving will soon be hol'p. W'o
all should return thanks to the Great
Giver for ihe many blessings we have
received during these twelve months.
New life will spring up in Tylorsvllio
as some of the >oung people will be al
home for Thanksgiving. Everything
is quid when the hoys and girls are
For The Hair
If your hair is too dry brittle col
orless?thin- stringy or falling out
use Parisian Sage?now?at once.
it stops Itching scalp, cleanses the
hair of dust and excessive oils, re
moves dandruff with one application,
and makes the hair doubly beautiful
.-oft fluffy abundant Try a 50c bot
It will not only save your hair and
make it grow, but gives it the beauty
Laurcns Drug Co., Laurons, S. C.
SPECIAL SHOWING OF
Dolls, Doll Carriages, Wagons, Velocepedes and
A Beautiful selection and Priced so Low that every Child can be
Beautiful Dressed Dolls
10c., 25c., 50c, 75c,
$1.00, $1.25, $1.20
75c, 1.25 and $2.00
75c, 1.00, $1.25 and $1.50
Undressed Polls from
lOcts up to $2.00
\ eloccpedes fi<>m
Cliildrt n's Rockets
From 50cts up
Come and see our special showing of Holiday Gift Goods suitable
for every member of the family.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Will Arrive This Week Direct From One
of New York's Biggest Suit Houses.
Extra Good Quality, Serge and Bedford Cords,
Blacks, Navys and Copenhagens. All Sizes.
$10.00 $12.50 and $15.00
Get in Early for These for they wont
Outfitters For The Whole Family
Laurens, South Carolina