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PINE BLUFF NEWS. *
Pinie Bluff, Aug. 24.-Mrs. Corey
Adair and Mrs. 'Nannie Murphy, of
Clinton. visited Mr. W. G. Zoazman
and other relatives of this section the
Mrs. Elberta Hollang is with her
homefolks for a while. Glad to note
a considerable improvement In little
Bathabara Sunday school will have
their Children's Day on the fifth Sun
lay, August 30th. Everybody is cor
dially invited. Come and bring well
filled baskets. Dinner on the ground.
This community had their annual
barbacue at R. S. Griffin's last Friday.
It was well attended and much en
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Boazman visited
Mr. R. S. Griiln yesterday. Miss
Gladys Griflin is also with her grand
father at this time.
Mr. Carrol Brown, of Greenwood, is
spending a while with R1. W. Brown's
Mr. G. E. )Ioazman has returned af
ter spending three weeks in Columbia,
Mr. T. J. White has returned to his
home after an extended visit to his
sister, Mrs. I. D. Whiteford.
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* WATTS M1LL NEWS. *
Watts Mill, 'Aug. .24.-Rev. L 1.
Iowls ill1ed his regular appointmenmt
and also adimnuistered the ordinatnce
of baptism on Sunday night, a large
congregatiQu heing ,present.
Our new church hell has come at
last and we hope to hear it ringing in
the, near mature.
Mrs. Cynthia Roberts, of Mountville.,
visited at the .home of Mr. Will Nol
Miss Octavia McQuown .of Clinton,
visited at the home of her foLher. Mr.
E. Y. McQuown, on- last Friday.
Mr. R. .IL -Donaldson has roturned
from a delightful trip to Washington.
Mr. E. Y. MeQuown attended the -old
soldier's reunion last week at Lang
Mrs. Jim LInford. from near Cross
Anchor aul Miss Anraie Couch of En
oree were the guests ot'-M. .n Mrs.
J. P. Stroud oil SuncIay.
Misses Lillie And Evelina letvis, of
Enoree, visitedl at the' hm .of Mr.
and.. Mrs. W. HE. .Bursin last week.
Misses Annie Lanrie..and Mae Ilam
melt of Groenville, ain visiting their
and Mrs. W. E. Burns last wecdf:.
i r. Sam' i'iaiks han pened ;to a
very painftl -accidotnt:&aturday after
noon by-getting his hand Cit froLi the
explosion 01of a coca cola bottle.
Little Nellie 'Tinsley is still serius
ly Ill kt this writing.
Mrs. W. C. Marlor is visiting this
week at the 1home of her father ritar
Mr. Will Gifllin is spending a wh'ile
in N.inety Six .and will 'isit oiler
points before nemurning horne.
Mlsoems liucile andl Ella Xiaude !Putt..
nam -of Laurens amill, visited at the~
hlome <of JT. M. Moore 021 .1Moraday.
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Eder\, Aug. 2-i.---.Misses Wilili Mae
Annie Bell iand Ilessie ChhIlrer-.spenlt
serveral day11s last week with .their
grandmnother, Mr's. .L. R. Birooks.
relatives inl WoodruW Friday.
Miss Jenovne .nlah is spendinr a
while with Miss .Kate .$hirley or Tous n
Mr. .and Mrs. .Paul .Qrgy spent Saa
urday at the 'home <of .M. W. Gray.
Miss Marguer~te Roper ,of Lau reps
is vis~ting fIn Eden'this ,ok.
-Miss Ruth Martin .0f the Warrior
section .pnt .a 'few <days .last week
with Misses Alpha and Vcoa Martirn.
Caril Reeves, .MLrs.. Ina~ Reeves
and Miss Do.rothly .Mahia'fy .spent a
short while at Ch~ieks spriing an~d .Han
dersonvi lie ham t 'woek..
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'abun. Aug. 2b,-Mrs, Archie Bean
after spending severail days with par
ents, Mr. and( .\rs William Mahoun, re
turned to her home in Easley, Friday.
NIrs. Iteb~ecca Owens aind dlaughter
Miss Ediia spjent .4tonday night wvith,
Mr. and Mrs. ('inq1NWasson of liick
cry Tavern s(etilqh.4
Nis ls M a( Itope; ''I ~'1 i iing relaiv.es
and friends inu lIo Path.
M rs. Marly Itoit ' r speniinii sr -
oral d11ay with he ir >rother,.i Mr. Pink -
riey Bld(w in, retu rne d to h et' hom11e
Uickory Taverni Sturday.
Cheekt s;. n t 'everal (1ay3s inst week
wih Mr '!s. 7.'h Ven ee om' Ow]ings
ties and Irieis i nii l'Ii'imont.
Pell W\;uitki 0fo Eu' section 4'ent
Saturday with Mrs. Melviba Aber
Mr. and Mrs. Belton Owings, Mrs.
Houston Babb and little daughter
Mary of Eden section spent Thursday
with Mrs. Nancy Owings.
Mrs. Rebecca Owens spent Wed
nesdfy night with Mrs. Efily Woods
of Eden community.
Miss Nannie Kate Hudgens of Lau
rens is visiting Miss Rucia Wolff.
Miss Ruth Martin after sp"ing
several days with Miss Alpha kMitin
returned to her home near Warrior
Mr. T. F. Babb, and daughter Miss
Mao were visiting in Eden section
Misses Aillene, Lona and Alton
Blaldwin spent Thursday with Mrs.
Jane Bolt of Hickory Tavern section.
Miss Estelle Babb of 1Eden section
has been spending several weeks with
ler sister Mrs. Stewart Mahon.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Smith of Trinity
liUdge was visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Claude Mahon Thursday and Friday.
* WAltE SIOALS NEWS. *
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Ware Shoals, Aug. 22.-The hand
some Confederate memorial recently
erected in Old Greenville church, near
Donalds, will be unveiled at a picnic
held on the church grounds Satur
day, August 29th. T1he event promises
to be one of the most popular gath
erings held in this district during the
summer. Addresses will be deliver
ed by e4x-Governaor M. F. Ansel, of
Greenville, Colonel Bonham of Ander
son, and Rev. J. M. Dallas, pastor of
the church. The exercises will begin
.at ten o'clock in the morning and
will continue until evening. A hearty
invitation is extended to the veterans
and their children to be present along
with the general public who will re
ceive a crdial w.elcome.
Mr. J. T. Garland, of the big store,
.has .returned ifrom Visiting New York
.and other cities of the north., lie re
ports a pleasant .axd interesting .time.
The .Misses Grace Logan and Lila
(Cobb have returned home after spend
ing a very happy aoliday in Ue city
,Dr. W. T. Jones liv again a cand-idate
for the legislature. Dr. Jon-es has
'made a fine representative .in, the past
'doing his beat for every class-of our
citizons.anut.desrves to be elected and
retuirned at the top -of the 1)o1l. He is
.a gentleman that is a credit to 'this
pstrt of the county and a genial gentle
man, the friend of reerybody.
ir. J. C. Cam)pbd1, the able and
poi'ular heall of our :store and bank,
has returned 'from his vacation spent
in Now York and .other cities' and re
ports a fine fEime'on the New 'Englano
Trhe. Ialpthit tehureh-organaized a Sun
.day.uchool'hese last Sunday and heard
a ntunber of interesting addresses,
('111cef of wihich was delivered by 3Ar.
-R1oper ,of .Laurens.
The fine music cabinet in the com
lpany'ii .tore wi~l be -givoen away next
Saturdity the enntest beisg held then.
Mr. 'herring, Cff.Marionccounty, was
'here omia visit to his esteemed father
in~law 'last week, Dr. Thomas Jones.
Mr. Herring .is .a genktl .gentleman,
lwho 'mnde .many iwarm flilends .here
during hir short stay.
R1ev. J.. M. !Daltui was <Otle of .the
-sweakers :at Arborille school picnic
'hidu in Ms:a. Tonm Shamrp's griove last
'l iss lIJatti" AleO~illc is:at present
en ;at vlsit t her sister :here, Airs. J.
C. t'ampbell. We are glad to seue thia
esteemed lady once mwo in our amidst.
Mr. W. I). *Eullivan off 'Tunabling
ShoakIt was a :stiitor .to sour town last
Sat.urgaay. .We -.were :glati to see :tis
'enraible and honored sentlemam .in
'Ou r :Isst.
.Sh~il~h., Aug. 24.---Pulling .tsrdder is
ilhae order .1 the <ty. I observe the
.cot,ton fields .are gettkig wikite too
too early for cotton At the paesent
:prico. A love 1'east for the mills.
Tomorrow will be a day of gladness
for .somne. Wednesday wi~ll be a day
of -mourning -for ina~ny.
Tihe Gray Court Oil Co. -hws sold out
its gjnnery hero to the Ecountain Inn
01' Co. Theli Fountain inn Oil Co. Is
overhiauling andi makting sonme repairs
oni the machInery. Mr1i. M. G. Wallace
will superintend andl will buy13 seedl.
Tisi seed market is conv~enient to the
farmers here' in sellinug seed ats it
Haves haul'.:ng thiemi to market as they
pay the manrket prilen anyway.
Mrl . WVofford W~alIlacei la e'xpeeted
hoe today from (1reenuvi lle', where he(
hats beenPI On a vliit for a few dlay.
Mras. M . GI. Wallace editetauin ed last
week(.\ Miss 10dny (unr'eton, of (ireen
aret V''~hinga klnsfohlks in (Ilintonu wV
re(turnm home tomiorrowv.
r~. Cda~land iao iy and Miss f ~Lt lar
When you need
The House That
married on 14th inst at the home of
the bride's parents, here at 8 o'clock,
Rev. J. R. T. Major, pastdr of the First
Methodist church of Laurens, ofliciat
If Omen holds true, our inclination
is that the epithalamum song Will
be sting to a couple more of our fair
Misses before many more moons
). A. Watkins Is enlarging his
dwelling by adding two m1ore rooms
and a passageway. J. B. lellams and
J. H1. Tumblin are the carpenters.
Wiile death i'ides on the wind, the
hand -of the grim reaper hovered over
the bed of Miss Rebecca Wallace and
bore her spirit to its new mansion in
that new Jerusalem above, ,on the 12
inst. She was an estimable wmnan
and Christian. She was laid to rest
in the -graveyard at Chestnuxt Ridge.
The bereaved one 'have the -sympathy
of this onimunity in their irrevocable
* -00L.0 POINT NEWS. *
Cold Point, Aug. 24.--The weather
continues very warm ;nd crops would
be mucdh "benefltted by a good -dhower.
Farmers are sowing -turnip seed and
the good Wives are canning frtfit for
WVe believe :the health of th'is 'com
munity is very good at present. Mrs.
Genura El'nore 'has been somewhat
sick but is 'better now.
Cand(idates Boozer, Stewart, Nash
andi Harris spent Monday night with
. Mr. 'Henry ;Duncan visited .near
Barksdale Saturday night and S'unday.
Rev. JT. A. TBrock has resigned as
pastor of Mt. -Pleasant church. Our
best wishes go 'with 'him Wherever lie
feels called to work.
Mr. and Mrs. B3.'H. Putnam of Flior
ence, S. C., visited Mrs. J. D. Hunter
Our county candidates 'have only
one mocre day. Every man should go
to the ipolls Tuesdlay -and hel-p .his
county by casting his ballot for the
-men best 1fitted to 1ill sthe -digerent offi
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}iadden, Aug. 25.--Well the tale wili
be told today--i .trust that the verdict
of the peole -will be for the lioner of
the state. I'mn hopinig myself for. the
best, but 4f the\ worst conmes .0nd the
worst here refers in the elec1.ion of
Coleman LAvingston Blease) I shall
as all true South 'Carolinianis will, not.
sulk in ouri tents, hut believe that I his
atilletioni grievous thotugh it be, wvill not
last. always. I however, I 'im hop~ing1
that it is all over except the shoutinug!
WarU s and t ru mors of waris have no
offect, onl thle prosperity of somel( folks.4
.\ r. .I,1. .Cuii l't son Is having ('reedu
a (ommlllousil barn. Thie dlling of I
.\' . J. ii. De'ai is also going upl andil
will sona lbe dionie. Mr. (Culh ert son is
ahso having the' gin at thkis plae adlii
also at IEkom aut in fIrst cihus c (on- 1
d'.tkc,n. Mir. ('arl i'rofiitt is to huave '
Y HEARD FR
from the I\
Goods are arriving
Goods, Dress Good
's Coats and Cloal
Motions and Racket I
Inder-buy and Und
by Selling Same Goods
High Priced District
shock to wake up Wednesday morn
ning to be told the bold fact that
"Blease is elected!"
I can't vote but I earnestly hope
that the day of our salvation from
Bleaseism draweth nigh--yea it is now
Patterson Reunion. *
The second reunion of the Patterson
family was held August 20th, at the
Robin Patterson spring near Lanford
After all had arrived on the grounds
we were called to order and all join
ed in singing that grand old hymni
"Jesus, Lover of My S'oul", after
which the head of the family, Mr. W.
P. Patterson, led in prayer.
Minutes of last 'meeting were read
and the roll cal. '. There were pres
ent eighty-one ..ienbers of the fami
lies of Robin and Joseph Patterson
and sixteen members of the families
of their sisters Mrs. Betsy Patterson
Workman and Mrs. Nancy Patterson
Brown, besides some friends of the
Tihe young people gave some do
lightful music which was very much
ap~preciated. Tile songs by little
Kathleen and Martha Patterson, also
by the chlildren of Mr. 0. C. Cox, wvere
esp~ecially good, Resolut~ions on the
death of little Evie May Gossett, tile
only member of the famiiy whlo has
died since last -we met, were read by
Mrs. M. G. Patterson. An excellent
essay on "Tile Faimifly, -the Unit of
Church and State" was read by Miss
Luncile Cox. Mrs. WV. D. Patterson
read an essay on "The Value of Our'
Reuniong". The 'following oflicers
ore elected: Chairman, Mr. J. Lee
Langston; Secretary, Mrs. W. D. Pat
terson; Program Committee, Mrs. M.
0. Patterson, Miss Lucile Cox, Baxter
All business being completed we
then adjourned for dinner whlich was
plentiful and enjoyed by all.
The next meeting will be Aug. 19,.
Mrs. W. D. Patterson,
GRtE AT BA TTLE ON.
Germians Gaining Ground Rapidly,
Long JBattle Ahead.
Paris, Aug. 23.--The following of
flcial announcement was annlounled
"A great battle is now in plrogress
rilong a vast line extending from
Mions to the frontier of TLxembherg.
Dur troops1) ini conjun ction withI thle
Bit Ish haive assmned every where I hie
affensivye. We are raced by lmost)0
he whXVIole ( ;era armlll31I ly. bothl aet ive
"T 'On eroid. esp~eciallIy on ourl
igh])t. is thiCkly woodeld and1, difllcult.
nd lhe great1 nurabier of forces in-~
'olved malkes lt impossible to- follow
tell by ep; the ml0oemenlt of' each'l
iw Fall and Winter
g, Hats, Shoes, Dry'
Ladies' and Children
iber Our Motto is L
anything just come
's Made Laurens Famou
Completely Out of the
210 West La
Misses Louise Dean and Sara Dry
son and James Dean, Jr. are off on a
visit to relatives at Greenville.
Dr. Ferguson of Laurens, was called
to see Mrs. Dora Bryson last .week. The
friends of Mrs. Bryson will be glad
to know that she is better.
Dr. Fennell, of Waterloo. was call
ed Saturday to see' Aunt Betsy Motes
who has been quite sick for the past
-few days. She is also better, her
friends will be glad to h.ear.
M r.. A4deruoil . Abcrcroml)ie of lla
hon is with his sister, Mrs. Betsy
Motes for a ftew days.
The fariners of the community metL
and organized a Farmers Union Sat
urday morning at the school house.
There was once a strong farinet s
c1h through here and there is no raa
sun why a strong one couldn't he
The friends of Dr. G. W. Cunnin.
ham will be friterested to know that
owing to the' war his year's leave of
abse 'nce will not be utilized just now
and his trip abroad has been post
lponed for awhile. He wvill continue at
Dr. A. B. Langston and his mother
visited relatives at Waterloo for the
week-end. WVhile there Di'. Langston
gave an account of his wor'k in Brazil
at the Baptist church Sunday school.
Mrs. Omega Trimmerman and cliii
di'en of 'Edgeftld are hero on a visit
to her .mother, Mi's. Coi'a Madden.
Miss League and brother' andi Miss
Bolt of Rabun were visitors of Miss
.Jno. Cheek and attended ser'vices at
19ew Prospeet Sunday.
Mr. snd Mrsa. Simipson Bailey and
three little girls of Sedalia, have re
turned to their home after a lelasant
visit to h~er mother and othei' relatives
Mr. J. A. Wofford and daughters,
Misses Azile and Myra, attended 8cr
vices at Waterloo Sunday morning.
Mr. Mar-vin -Roper, of Atlanta has
been on a visit to his sister, Mrs. Thad
'Mrs. :Belle Moone an aged lady of
Greenville. was buried in the New
P~mospect eemetery .Saturday afternoon
Sih was raised near here and leaves
a 2arge family connection. Hecr only
son, Mr. Fate Moore preceded her to
the grave several years ago. She died
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Felts of Giloenv'ilt.
Mr. Johbn Martin and Mr. Clyde
Martin of Greenville, wvere her'e Sat
uriday for the burial of their sister and
zunt, Mr's. Moore,
Mrs. J1. Ri. Finley and son, C. P. Fin
ley visited the family of Percy W. Fin
ley of Mt. (iallagher.
Misess (race Finley, Kathle'n, Wi
icuna rnd Noine Mar'tin and~ Rohit. Pin
03y vlsited them' aun s. M-ada 'ie
Xlice- and 111ila ~' iew~art of' ('i cii forI
I se" (''x 'le 'J.b *uinl on14 m hiL wva
c the 1(1l1. -ie ann Ionnheed lie laoi
hat lie intended to go ump 11n1( s9tay till
'ar inm the night ini ordler that hie iitght'
leamr the news' gradlmly. ie, liko -
ne. hielieves that lease anid is-oe will
le (hnled on)e for all today, lbut if ii
lees ha ppen that ha shqd go in he'd
ike to have the news In abroken doses.
!e doesac't bHovne~' h0 ol nd hi'a.
for Less Money.
result of tIhe first phase of the con
bat before we can form any conclua
ion as to the situation. Otherwise
we should be giving to the press
divergent and contradictory news,
since such a battle naturally is made.
up of actions And reactions which
follow &nd connect .in a continuous.
In Vosges -he general situation de
terilned us to withdraw our troops
from Donon and The Saailes pass.
These points w'ere no longer of any
importance, since we occupied the
fortitled line. binriing a L Grand
Cornne :Dc Nancy. Luneville is oc
cupiedl by the Germans and at Nam'ur
the Germans are making great of
forts against the forts which resist
energetically. . .
"The forts at Liege, still hold. Fort
Chaudefontaine- has -been 'the scene
of an act of heroism which affirms.
once more the brilliant valor of the
Beldian armS. -
"The fort which comlhandh , the
railroad to Aix L4 Chanielie by er
viers and the tunnel to Chandefon
taine, was ..ubjected to a continual
and extremely violent bombardment.
Whten it w"as reduced to a mere heap
of ruins, and Major Namethe, the
commanding offlcer, judged that fur..
ther resilstance .was impossible, -'be~
blocked up the tunnel by runping sev-.
era! locomotives into each other and
set fire to the fuses leading up to,
th~ mines surrounding the fort.
"His mission then accomplishd
Major Namecho determining that'the.
German flag should not fly Ceen over
the ruins of his fort, blew up the
l'Owd(er magaz-ine and perished."
TOWNSIIIP FAIN. I
Progressive Cross 111ll Making IgJ
Preparations for Event.
Cross Hill, Au*. 2.-The election
Is over and the next thing of interest
is the fair on the 29th of September?
All the committees report that 'they'
are going to have good exhibit&
Eighteen premhitlins hlave been pt'Om..
ised by orl' merchants and others for
the stock department, also good pre..
miunms for cotton, swine, farm proy.
ducts and other departments. A ist
wtll be published probably next weelk.
WVe e'xpect ladies hand -work, et-c. to
be n. L':veryone is requestedj to eta...
tribute sc.mcthing. .'j~
Remiarkable Cumre of Dy senitery.
"I was attacked with dlysentery
about .July 15th, andl used the doctor's
medieine and other renmediies with no
relief, 0only getting worse( all the time
n wa uatble to do anything andl my
weight drmoiped from 1-15 to 125i
Pot)nd(s. I sutffe red for abotmi two
m~othsl when' I w'as adlvisctd to uiso
( nl'bert'laint's Colie. ('hol': anti
1)htarrlboa l lmed(y. I us edi t wo hot.
ties oif it amnd it gatve maeprmnt
roliefl.' writ.r's I. WV. litil oj S o
11111, N. ('. For .sle by all d,r.
Wheniever* You Need a Gleneral Tonic
'The Old Standardl Grovec's Tasteless
(hill Tomec Is eqpually v'aluable. as a
Jvneral 'Tonic because it contains the
rell k nown tonmi i roperties of O U I N INIl
tmd IRO.N. .It acts otn the i-.'r, Drives
)ut hialaria, Enriebjen the .llin-d apd
hllads up the \''lin, e..'A.a )cn