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Mr. J. M. Simmons of Mountville
spent the-day here Monday. .
Miss Leila Thompson spent Sunday
in Spartanburg with relatives.
, Mr. J. -1. Garrison of Gray Court
was among the business visitors in
Laurens last Thursday.
Wr. Albert C. Todd spent several
days in Washington, D. C., last week
Miss Amelia Todd returned home
last Saturday after spending several
weeks in Charleston.
Miss Lilla Todd who is attending
Brenau College, is spending somne time
at home on account of sickness.
Mr. M. G. Williams of .Birmingham,
Ala., was among the visitors in the
city last Sunday.
Hon. Geo. A. Browning, Jr., of
Goldville, was a business visitor in the
Mr. J. F. Nelson and son, Dallas
Nelson, of Waterloo, were visitors in
the city Saturday.
Mr. J. D. Sullivan, of Clemson col
lege, has been spending several days
in the city with relatives.
Misses Sarah Dorroh and Beta Mere
dith spent 'Monday in Newberry visit
Mr. John W. Grist, of Yorkville, vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. R. Grist Satur
day and Sunday.
Mr. J. T. Kirby and Mr. Grover
Thompson, of Princeton, were visitors
in the city Friday.
'Mr. and Mrs. Joe Beaudrot and Mrs.
Ray McGee 'went to Laurens yester
day.-Greenwood Daily Journal.
Miss Imogene Wilkes is visiting
friends in -Abbeville, having left on the
morning train Friday.
Mr. J. D. Bowon of Sumter, is spend
irg several days here as the guest of
,M1ss Leoiora Thompson, who is at
tending the Greenville Female 'College
is spending awhile here with home
Cadets Ray Taylor and Claud Gar
rett of Clemson College, spent a col
ple of days here with homefolks this
The many friends of Mr. W. R. Mc
Cuen will be sorry to learn that he is
confined to his home on account of
Miss Christine Frazier, of Ninety
Six, spent the week-end as the guest
of miss .ajoril( Gelder at the home of
Mr. an*Mrs. ItE. P. Minter.
Rev. E. C. Watson, who is Uow pas
tor of a ilourishing church at Simjp
sonville, was a visitor in the city Mon
Mr. Frank Henderson, of Denmark.
has been spending a few days in h.
city with his parents on South Harper
Messis. W. G. No)'z, .J. it. lusti and
son, Willie hltt and Mr. J1. I. Hitt, all
of C'ross I liii, were visitbra in tihe city
P'rof. I ra ('romtley, of I rmo, spenit
Fidahy night aind Saturday at the home
of P..'.. an ld .\rs. (I. C. hie(dgeiteth, ont
Mr's. . lhn Y. Garillington and Mr.
-Ear Ci(ainte left .\l ondaiy for S'an xiFran
'i.'c(o, (Cal., to join M\r. G;arlingtoi, who(
hats beeni et'e for somle t ine.
Mrs. C. E. P a rker will l eav'e the Ilat
jtr patrt of I the week for Cockviile,
'Tenn., to JToin Mr. Parker who has
lbeen there for several weeks.
Mirs. F. P. McGowan left a few (lays
ago for Greenwood and Ninety Six,
where site will visit friends and relai
Misses Lutcy Childress, Lucty Vance
alnd Claudia Darlington, stuidonts at
the College for Wonmen in Columnbia,
spenit the week-end here with home.
Aliss Ruth Easterhy, of Lautrens, andh
Miss Leta Todd, of 'Simpsonville, are
spendling thte week-end with Miss
Parnell Abney.-Greenwood Daily
. Miss Henry Wright has returned
fromt Columbia where she has been
employedi as a stenographer duriing
ti~e sessionts of thte legislatutre.
Miss Emma Davenport has retur'ned
to hter home at Princeton, after spend
tng several days with her sister, Mrs.
G. C. Hedlgepeth on North Hat'per'
Trho ft'iends of Mr's. John M. Wham,
whlo has beeni in' a Columbia hospital
for several w.eeks, will learn with re
gtret that site is ini a priecarious condil
tion, andl doubts ax'e expt'essedl as to
Mri. Jamesa Iowen, of Ralelih, N. X.,
spentt theo week-end in thto city witht
his miothert, Mxrs. Mar'y liowen, and sis
ler,. Mt's. Mary Copeland, on Soth
H arpter st reot.
The fr'ientds of Capt. J. N. D~yess wivll
regret to learn of te death of his
ifat her, witicht ocecurred in Autgta i
Saturda'ity. Capt. D~yess attended the
funteral ser'vices. returning to the city
Mr. Clardy Soon to Take Office. Mr.
Hicks to Traye.
'Mr. James A. Clardy, whose nomina
tion for the postmastership at this
place was recently donfirmed by the
U. S. senate, is daily expecting to re
ceive his commission from the post
ofilce department. All the require
ments have been complied with and
nothing remains to be done before go
ing into office but to secure official or
ders from Washington.
Mr. '0. H. 'Hicks, who has made a
.popular and efficient postainster for
the past four years, has aliounced
that he will travel in the wedt in the
interest of a large school supi)ly house.
However, his friends will learn with
pleasure that he will continue to make
this his home.
We have just received a large ship
mcnt of Gold Band Dishes.
S. M. & -E. H. WILKES & CO.
JUDGE MOORE TO PRESIDE.
Court of General Sessions to Convene
March 8th for One Week Session.
The Court of General Sessions will
convene here March 8th, with Judge
Ernest Moore, of Lancaster, presiding.
It is understood that the court will
have a heavy docket 'to contend with,
including several murder trials. The
jury commissioners met last week and
drew the new grand jurors for this
year and the petit juors for this term.
The two juries are as follows:
J. W. Wells, 'Dials; J. L. Crawford,
Hunter; Jerry C. Martin, Waterloo;
W. H. Anderson, Laurens; J. Will Dil
lard, Hunter; J. W: Martin, Laurens
W. M. Chaney, Scuffletown; E. M. Gar
rett, Dials; R. G. Woods, Dials; M. E.
McDaniel, Jr., Waterloo; J. H. Nance,
Cross .Hill; T. J. Cooper, Waterloo; G.
C. Young, Jacks; W. -E. Pitts, Sulli
van; W. M. Gray, :Dials; W. E. Sher
bert, Youngs; J. E. Chandler, Cross
Hill; E. H. loore, Youngs.
Laurens: A. F. Coleman, James A.
Lynch, Z. R. Traynham, S. R. Cain, J.
Dials: J..R. Brownlee, W. M. Curry,
W. W. Cook, J. N. Leak, P. J. Roper,
L. T. Curry.
Youngs: H. F. Niontjoy, G. M. ilar
lan, E. E. Meisner.
Scuffletown: R. L. Holland, A. E.
Jacks: T. P. Turner, T. W. Dillard,
J. F. Whitmire.
uitnter: .1. E. Longshore, T. .J. 1la
lock, W. A. Moorehead, .1. . 'ainter.
Cross 11111': D. 0. Reeder, J. W. Ropp,
T. M. Pinson, L. .J. litt, W. 1'. S-pear
Waterloo: W. Y. Watkins, N. 11.
)avenport, G. M. Fowler, .1. 1'. Miller,
S. Ii. Brissey.
Sullivan: V, I1. Lancastcr, T. T.
Wood, J. I. Carlisle.
FilDE 1)EPA IIT 31ENTr OFFICERS.
At. 3eetinig Last Week Ofleers for
Comiig Year Were Elected.
At a recent meeting of tihe Laurns
Fire Depar it mont the rol low~ing ofr'em.
wer'e elected for' the comin g vyear, J1. TI.
(Crews, Chilet'; Thmomsa D~owney, A.s
t'istanit Cief; G;ny Watson, ('aptain;
(Clyde Fowler', First Lieutenan' ; W~il
IIlami S witzerct, bSecond Lieuteant; W.
II. Anider'son, I l'restie t aindi l'om I ott,
Secrteta ry an Trelm'asurerm. A mons oth
er' thIintgs dI 'iused at the moetIng
plnans w~ere bgun f or' the0 annualn
stamte tour nament to be0 held ism! & car'
Dleathm of Mrs. Ray.
Mrs. Lecila Gor'e Ray, widow or the
late Simeon E. Ray, died( at the home
of her (danghter, Mr's. Beard, in Flor
once, Thursday morning. The -body13
was br'ought here and interred in the
Lauirens cemetery Saturday' morning,
services being conducted. by Rev. .J. R.,
TP. Major, of the Methodist church.
Mrs. Ray lived In this city many
years and had many friends wh'io
mourned her (loath. Sb0 w~as a mem
ber of the church of Seventh Day Ad
vent'ists and was dlevouitly attached to
her' religious belief.
Orld Coleman Place Burned.
The .old home of Dr'. Galley Cole.
man, at Cold Point, occupidd by Mr'.
WV. F. Wheeler, was totally destroyed
by fire, Thursay morning, only the
household goods being savedl. The
fir0 w"as of unknown origin, being
first notied~ in the roof. Being a
large frame structure and without wia
ter' protection, effor'ts to save it were
'R1ev. and Mrs. JT. E'. Cai'lisle loft
sever'al (lays ago foi' Spartanbum'g
wvhereo they will make thoir home in
the futur'e. Tiheir nu merous friends
her0 had hoped that they would dlecideo
to make this their home and therefore
i'egi'et very' muclh to see them deparit.
Di'. 1. U. Christophem', of Landrunm,
visited his brother', Dri. A. J1. Chr'isto
pher, here last week. , While here he
ipurchased a Ford touriing ear from
the Laurens Motoi' Cai' Company'.
Born to Mr. and~ Mm's. Ci. S. Allen,
MANNENG REMOVES REGENTS.
Dr. Julius '1. *Taylor Resigns froin
Columbia, Feb. 21.-Gov. Manning
sent a message to the senate early this
morning announcing that he had re
moved four members of the board of
regents of the State Hosiital for the
Insane. The action was taken under
section 8, article 12, of the constitution
The members removed from office are
J. DaBivens, Frank R. Hunter, A. H1.
Dean and .Jaimes A. Summersett. Ju
llus H1. Taylor, M. D., of Columbia, re
signed as a member of the board. The
message was sent to the senate ime
diately after the act for reorganizing
the asylum hail been signed. No spe
cific reason for the removal was given.
The governor said that he was not
ready to announce the new appoint
The message follows:
"I have the honor to advise you
that I, as governor, under authority
of section 8, article 12, of the consti
tution, have removed from omce Hon.
A. H. Dean, Ion. J. D. Bivens, -'lon.
F rank R. Hunter and Hon. J. A. Sum
mersett, regents of the State Hospital
for the Insane, subject to your con
"I also have the honor to Inform
your honorable body that Dr. Julius
-1. Taylor has tendered his resignation
as regent of the etate Hospital for
the Insane and that it has been duly
BUYS HALF INTEitEST.
Mr. Clyde Fowler Buys Interest of J.
S. Bennett in Firmt of Bennett all
Mr. J. S. Bennett who has been own
er of half interest In the grocery busi
ness of Bennett & Owens, has sold his
share to Mr. W. Clyde Fowler. Mr.
Fowler will not take an active inter
est in the business except to handle
the bookkeeping. He will continue .to
hold his position in the Laurens Na
tional Bank. Mr. Bennett and his son
Mr. Tom Bennett have formed a part
nership for handling a conminission
U. D. C. Meeting.
The J. B. Kershaw chapter U. ).
C. will meet .with Mrs. .J. H1. Teague, on
Monday, afternoon March 1st, at four
o'clock. Members are urged to attend.
Minnie Babb, Sec.
We have the largest and most attrac
tive line of China 'Dinner Sets, both
in design and price, we have ever
S. M. & H. H. WILKES & (O.
SICK, SOUR STOMACH,
INDIGESTION OR GAS
'ike "P'itles Dilpepsin" und InI five
mlintmtc you'll wonder what beenme
of lmilsery inl stoaneh.
Wonder what Ilpset your stonnlich
which portion of the food did tithe a
age--do youm? Well, don't bother. If
youril stomaheli is inl a revolt; if soumr,
aid gaussy~ aind upset, andi~ w'hat you just
,ite hacs fermeni'utedi into Sttubborn'u
litil's; hiad dizzy and aches; biehlh
gases and1( cidis and1( erueta t undiigest
i'd food. bruea lli houl , toni~t (1 Coated -
just take ai little l'ape's ,li nppsin and
ini live iniiteiihs yqu won der w hat be-.
camei( of thec uIndigestioni and dlisi ie..s.
-\liclionms oh flmn acnd womfenl todavy
know thait. it is need less to hav~e a bad
stontcht(I. A little I lDielisinm occasicon
ally keeps this delicate o:'gcan regu.
Ilated amnd they eat their fav~orilte foods
If yourm stomtach doesn't take careC 01
y'ourt liberacl limit withot rebeilion;
If yourt food is a damage. inst end of a
helj,, remenmber the quickest, surest,
most51 harnmless relief is Pa le's Dlalp-p.
in which costs only flfty' cents lot' a
Ilarge case ctt dirug storen. It's truily
wodeful-lt digests food and etils
thIngs, stracight, so gently and easily
that it is realy astonishing. P'lease,
for youri sake, don't go ion and on w ith
a weak, d isor'der'ed stomach ; ht's so
An Annoying Break
is apt to occur at any time to any
style or make of carriage, but the
chances of an ne'cident arc greatly
lessened if you have tis inspect your
running stock regularly. The wheels
that we place on carriages Inst lonugr'
and runa better than the othler' kind i,
for they are built right and put on
ight. We, are expert mechanics and
otur prtices are reasonable. Let us
put y out c'arriage in shape.
J. D. SEXTON & SON
'LURENS. S. C.
WE USE "GETS-IT" 1915 - WALL PAPER - 1915
2 Seconds, 2 Drops-Corns Vanish!
For everybody with corns, there is In
every drug store in the land one of tle
real wonders of the world, and Jimt's
"G I'S-IT" for corns! It's the first
and only corn-cure ever known that
removes and and every corn or callus
without fail, without fussing with
thick bandages, too harnesses, corn
E EVERY woman has a natural pride
in her home-she has certain ideals
of what it shou~d be. You have your
ideal of what the decorations of your
home should be-you want them right in
'astyle-in color-in effect-you want a
pretty home, andyou want it
? without too great an expenditure.
No matter whether you want to
rome Foxy Trot, Mfmakeln. Whgt? Corn decorate one room or the entire
Gone? Yes, I Used GETS4IT."' os-o a idaslto o
swelling salves, Irritating ointments.
It's app~lied In 2 seconds-bing, lbIjg your problem here.
2 drops, the work Is done, the Corn
shrivels i, your corn agony ends and
te Corn leaves forever! All the leip
Ing, the r)ain that dart to your heart's
core, the crucifixion of having to wear'
shoes over screaming corns, th dan
ner es of blood 1)0801 from making them
bleed by using knives. razors and scis
sors-ai'e gone at last! "UrE'Ii" is9
the new way, the sure, simple, painless
,way. Try It for corns, calluses, warts
"GhmTS-IT" Is sold wy druggists ev
erywhere, 25c a bottle, or sent direct
py r. Lawrence & Co., Chicago. Sold
in Laureias and recommended as the
world's best corn cure by Laurens
Noug Co. and Rays Pharmacy.
The Annual 'Meeting of tile stock
holderd of The Farmers Bank will bee
held In their offyes, Tuesday, ahMee
2nd(, 1915, at 11:30 o'clock.______
R. F. JONES,
When you get a good thing remem
ber where you got it. Shoes repaired COME AND SEE OUR NEW LINE
correctly and promptly by G. D. Allen,
Main Street, Bank of Laensl M. & E. H. W ILKES & CO.
Building. 3-tp s e& E eW L E O
J. C. Burns& Company's
BIG-- ... .
Is going right on in full 'sway. Hundreds
of people have taken advantage of our
'Clean Sweep February Sale, now is your
time, don't pass up a good thing. Get
yur goods now at Clean Sweep Prices.
A llgoods marked down in plain figures
to Sweep Out. Come this week it will pay
you to come many miles and buy your
goods this week at Clean Sweep Prices.
SOMETHING DOING AT
Red 'Iron Racket
J. C. Burns & Company
210 West Laurens Street Next to Bramlett's Shop
FOL LOW THE CROWDS THEY. ARE COMING!