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Mr. J. Oscar Hunter, an Ora farmer,
Was here on business last Saturday.
Mr. Harvey V. Jennings of Flemings
Mill spent Saturday in town.
Mr. Joe Rhett Darnell spent Satur
day in the city 'looking after business.
Mr. J. Will Leako of Clinton was
here Monday to attend the sales.
Mr. S. Poole Bolt of the Rabun sec
tion was hero the first of the week.
Dr. J. H. Powe has been'confined to
the hospital for several days.
Mr. J. B. Young of the Burnt Factory
section, was here salesday.
Mr. William Mahon, a Merna citizen
Mondayed in the city.
Mr. J. Wade Culbertson, Jr., of Cold
Point spent the day here on Saturday.
Mr. Will R. Simmons of Rabuns was
here for the day the first of the week.
Mr. Martin B. Poole, of Tylersville,
'spent the day here Monday.
Mr. Thos J. Sullivan of Mt. Bethel
spent a short while here on Monday.
Mr. E. P. Minter will leave this week
.for the northern markets to purchase
goods for Minter Company.
Mr. James E. Roper of Hickory Tav
ern was among the visitors here on
Mr. W. Robert Armstrong of the Shi
loh section was among the visitors
here the last part of last week.
Mr. R. Wash Taylor, a farmer of the
Hairston shop section came in Satur
.day to spend the day.
Mr. Ben Hunter, a Lanford farmer,
was among those here for the day last
Mr. J. Robert Anderson, a Waterloo
merchant spent Monday in town on
Mr. .lohn W. Abrams, who resides in
the 11o11y Grove section spent Monday
here attending the sales.
Mr. James A. Coats of Friendship,
was among the Monday visitors in
Mr. henry Y. Boyd who lives on
Laurens Rt. 4, spent salesday in the
Mr. George A. Spence, a Sagetown
resident, was here attending sales last
Mr. 1). J1. Madden of Mount Pleasant
spent. the day hero Monday on busi
Mr. Pat. W. Cannon, a farmer resid
ing on Laurens No. 1, was a Monday
visitor here attending the sales.
Mr. G. W. Stegault of the Burnt Fac
tory section spent the day here Mon
cay on business.
Miss Kathleen Wilkes is spending
some time in Abboville as the guest of
Miss Lucia Dean of Greenville spent
the wek-end here as the guest of her
sister Miss Sue Dean.
Mr. William D. Sullivan, Sr., was
among the well known farmers in
town Monday on business.
Mr. James Ht. Carlisle, a resident of
the Erie community spent the day here
Mr. J. Robert McDaniel, who lives
on Laurens No. 4, came in Monday to
sp~end the (lay.
Mr. J. HI. M. Young, who is now liv
ing at Lydia Mills, camne up) Monday to
spend( part of the day.'
Mr. Ilelton Owens or the Eden comn
Thunity was among those present at
'the sales last Mondlay.
Mr. Ludy thaldwin, a Hickory Tavern
farmer, spent part of the day here
Monday on business.
Mr. M. T. Chancey from near Gray
Court, spent yesterday in town on bus
Mr. Herbert Abererombie of the Ra.
l'un section spent part of the day hero
Mr. A. Carter 'Cuibeirtson, who lives
in the Trinity Ridge section, spent
Mr. C. M. Colyar spent the day hero
yesterdlay. Mr. Colyar lives out on
L~aurens Route Five.
Mr. Calvin Tumblin a-regident of the
H-endersonvillo sectidn was among tie
business visitors here yesterday.'
Mr. R. 0. Sullivan ep'rit the day here
yesterday. Mr. Sullivan is a merchatt
and farmer of Tumbling Shoals.
Mr. T. J. Pitte, who resides on 'JAu
Tens Rt 6, was amnong those here Sat
uirday on business.
Messrs C. C. Young and R. Y. Cope
land of Clinton Route 2, wore among
the visitors here Monday.
Mr. S. J. Craig was anrong the busi
ness visitors hore the first of the week.
Mr. Thos J. .Coloman was among the
visitors here Monday from Mountville.
Mr. William Hunter of Ora spent the
day here on Monday.
Miss Lizzie Riehey is visiting rela..
tivesi in Hamlet, N. 'C., and Florence.
Mr. and Mrs. TR. F. Fleming and lit
ie son have returned from Lancaster.
Born tq Mr. and Mrs. R,. B. Terry,
.Innuary 28th, a girl.
Mr. Harold Kennorly, of Greenwood,
wonq a visitor in the city yesterday.
Miss -Blanche Watson, of Greenwood,
visie Mr. and Mrs. JT. Wade Anderson
several (lays last week,
Mr. Tom Pay, who has been living
in Virginia, is spending some time in
the city w~ithi relatives.
Mr. 3. Tenrv Ianinon who lives
out on Saluda River was among the
visitors here the latter part of the past
Mr. A. Jasper Traynham was here
Monday. Mr. Traynham Is a resident
of the ]Horse Creek section of this
Mr. Tom Switzer will leave this
week for New York and Baltimore,
where lie goes to purchase the spring
and summer stock for Switzer Co.
Miss Laura Gray, of Gray Court,
passed through the city Sunday on her
return home from Clinton, where she
had been spending the week.
'The young people of the city are ex
pecting.to have a dance at the Armory
tomorrow evening. Both the old and
now steps will be danced.
Mr. Geo. Wham and two sons, Cole
man and Fred, spent Sunday in Foun
tain Inn with the family of Mr. J. R.
Prof. J. C. Martin and sister, Miss
Marie Martin, spent the week-end with
relatives in Laurens county.-Green
wood Daily Journal.
lodgings at any of the first class hotels
Dr. J. H. Miller, of Cross Hill, stop
ped over in the city Monday on his
way to Columbia to attend the Lay
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Easterby apent
the week-end in Columbia visiting
friends and Incidentally attending the
performance of "The New Henrietta"
Mr. G. R. Harp, who for some time
has been making his home in Colun
bja, has returned to this county and is
now located on Laurens Rt. 2, where
he will run a farm. He spent the day
in the city Monday.
Mrs. C. H. Armstrong will cave to
day for New York and Baltimore
where she will spend several (lays buy
ing the spring and summer stock of
millinery for Minter Company. Mirs.
Armstrong will have charge of this de
partment of Minter Co., during the
Mr. J. W. McKee and Capt. J. M.
Dyess returned last week from Chica
go, where they went to attend the an
nual automobile show. Hotel keepers,
said Mr. McKee, spoke of the show as
the mostly largely attended since their
innuguration, it being difficult to get
Mr. Frank Little and Mr. Roy Little
spent the week-end in Coluhii1n at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. It. H. Mc
I)onald, where a small family party
had met. Miss Ina Little, of Green
ville, also joined them there.
Mr. and Mrs. Hhett Ialib have taken
the Nicholls cottage on Sullivan
street and will make their home there
in the future.
Mirs. John D. Owings and children
are residing for the present with the
Ailssey Drummond on South Ilarper
The friends here of 'Dr. O. B. Mayer,
of Newberry, will regret to learn that
he has been very ill for several days.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Alexander, of
Spartan'burg, visited the later's fa
ther, Mr. J. D. Sexton, Saturday and
liss Claude Gray, of Gray Court, is
visiting the Misses Childress, on Vest
P. A. Riddle, of Gray Court, secuired
automobile license No. 41 from the
clerk of court yesterday.
Mr. E. WV. Copeland wvent dlon to
Raen Saturday to visit Ils sister, who
was v'ery Ill.
The many firiends of Mirs. C. A. Vos
ter of imimonsv'ille will reret to learn
that she is still critically ill.
* SOCIETY.. *
One -of the most enjoyable social oc
casions of the season was the dinner
given last Tuesday evening by Mrs. C.
M. Clark and Mrs. M. L. Roper, at
which the members of the Presby
terian Choir were the honor gu sts.
The dinner was given at the hiomneor
Mrs. C. M. Clark. Shortly after the ar
rival of the luests the hostesses ush
ered them in the spacious dining
room where they enjoyed moss heartily
a seven-course dinner. Afte f dinner
the guests were entertained with va
rious games, following which Miss
1Dmma Dial sang several numbers
which were listened to with greatest
pleasure by everyone present.
Wednesday Club Entertained.
On. Thursday afternoon, Mrs. J. D.
Watts was hostess to the Wednesday
club at-her home on West Main street.
The rooms were attractively decorated
with palms and ferns. Qite an inter
esting program was carriedl out, the
subject for the afternoon being
"Science". Mrs. W. II. DJal discussed
"Radium and Anaosthetics". Tlhis was
followedl by Mr's. Brooks Swygert giv
'lag a brief history of Marconi, and the
wireless. After the progranm and bus
Incas was dispensed with, a salad
course followved b. coffee was serve'd.
Those present were Mr's. DuPie of
Spartanburig, Mesda mes C. A. Moseley,
WV. ll. Dial, M. L,. Smitth, C. II. Hlicks,
JTohn 11icks, Cora Cox Lucas, J1. 1).
Watts, P. A. Simpson, Brtooks Swyger't,
Ii. S. tUlackcwell, A. C, Todd andl Miss
* DIALS NEWS. *
Dials, Feb. 7.-Last Wednesday be
ing ground hog day we may look for
some good weather from now on, if
there be any truth in the old adage
regarding the ground hog and his
shadow. For he certainly didn't catch
the faintest glimpse of his shadow
Mr. and Mrs. Huff and family of Au
gusta Cross Roads, spent last week
cud with Mr. John Owings and family.
Miss Clara McCall returned last
week to Hendersonville where she will
resume her studies in Frultand Insti
Mrs. I. S. Brooks spent last week
end with relatives in Gray Corut.
Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Harris and Mr.
Ernest Harris were the spend-the-day
guests of Mrs. J. R. Brownlee and fam
Mr. Robert Gray and family spent
Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Zack Gray.
The rain of Tuesday and Tuesday
night was the heaviest here, presuma
ble in years, as the water courses have
not been as high in four years. Our
genial and efficient mail carrier was
forced to back track on his route Wed
nesday, owing to the danger involved
by the high waters.
Misses Essie and Ella Nash of Foun
tain Inn, were the attractive week-end
guests of their sister, Mrs. Robert
Mrs. John Simmons has returned
from a pleasant visit with relatives
Mr. Joe Brownlec had as his guest
Saturday night Mr. Conway Gray.
Mrs. Florence l1opp spent last week
in Gray Court, the guest of Mr. Lou
Ropp and family.
Miss Annie Iluff of Augusta Cross
Roads, i5 spending a while with her
sister, Mrs. John Owings.
Mrs. States :hurry and little son, are
on a short visit with her parents in
Miss Annie Wright, accompanied by
Miss lIula Winn spent the week-end
with her parents in Tylersville.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Harris and chil
dren, spent Friday night with Mr. D.
D. Harris and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wistar Owings and
children spent the week-end with Mrs.
Owings' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Simp
son of the Shiloh community.
Misses Eliza and Anna Switzer are
visiting Mrs. Hattie Willis of Owings
Mr. J. F. Gillespie of Greenville was
a business visitor in our midst last
'Ti1E 1ll1I'1'1i OH A N A'ION
(OMING TO (AREENVll~lAE
Will Be Shown at the Grand Opera
Jouse Next Monday, Tuesday and
It will be welcome news to all resi
dents of the Piedmont that "The Birth
of a Nation", the great film and music
spectacle of the reconstruction, is to
be presented at the Grand Opera
House, Greenville, for three days be
ginning Monday night, February 14.
Matinees will be given Tupday and
\Vednesday at 3 o'clock, making five
p~erformnances in all and seats for the
entire engagement are now on sale at
the b)ox ollce. Special railroad ar
rangemnents have been mnade for the
con venleence of out-of-town people1 andl
station agents can be consulted for
When the spectacle was presented
in Columbia earlier in the season 1t,
Gov. Andrew J1. Bethea was quoted in
the Columbia State as saying that "The
B3irth of a Nation" has a special inter
est and appeal for all Southerners and
certainly for those who live in South
Carolina, where many of the scenes
In producing the "Birth of a Nation''
D. W. Griffith employed the services of
8,000 people and 3,000 hourses on a
vast outdogr stage. This great organ
ization was at work for 8 months and
the oost of the undertaking was $500,
000. The story is taken from Thomas
'Dixon's book-romance, "The Clans
man", but Griffith so thoroughly
dwarfed the novel and play of that ti
tie that there can be no comp~arlson.
Among the historical incidents repro
duced are the battle of Petersburg,
Lincoln signing his call for volunteers,
8iherman's march to the sea, i.ee and
Grant at Appomattox and the assassin
ation of Lincoln in Ford's theatre,
Washington, The spectacle runs near
ly three hours and an orchestra of 25,
carried by the company plays the elab
orate musical accompaniment.
For the Greenville Engagement the
prices will be the same as charged ev
erywhere for this notable attraction,
viz: Nights, beat lower floor seats, $2;
first three rows of orchestra, $1.50;
flalcony $1 and galiary $50. Matinees:
loweor floor. $1, balcony 75c and garl
lery 50c. The gallery seats are not
reserved. Mail norders will be p~rompllt
ly filled when accompanIed by remit
lance payable to B. T.' WVhitmire, man
ager', and tickets will be forwarded if
self-addressed, 141tamped envelop~e .is
enclosed. No seats will be laid awvay.
J1. C. Burns & Co's. Big February
Rale opens fSatuirday morning~ Februm
ar'y I2th, 1910. Come and bring the
J. S. GEOIE DEAD.
Highly Respected Citizen of Trinity.
Ridge Section Died Monday.
J. Scott George, a highly respected
farmer of the Trinity Ridge section
died at his home of pneumonia Monday
morning at 11 o'clock. -To had been
in a very low condition for several
days, so his death, while a great shock,
was not entirely unexpected. Several
other members of the family are also
ill, but not dangerously so.
The funeral services were held yes
terday afternoon at Chestnut Ridge
church, being conducted by Rev. H. L.
Baggott, his pastor. The services
were attended by a large number of
sorrowing friends from the commun
ity and other parts of the county.
Mr. George was in the 49th year of
his age. He was a native of Sumter
county, but moved to this county some
years ago. He is survived by his wife,
who was a Miss Caine, and ten chil
dren, the eldest being a son of 16
The deceased was an active member
of Chestnut Ridge Baptist church, be
ing an ofilcer and teacher in the Sun
(lay school. le was greatly interested
in all church and school matters, be
sides actively assisting in any effort
for the advancement of his fellov,
farmers. His death will be a greal
loss to his community.
Meet tug of Cottonwood ('amp.
There will be an important meeting
of Cottonwood Camp No. 725 W. O. W
tomorrow night (Thursday). On ac.
count of the unusually large number
to be initiated at this .time, the meet
ing will be held in the Laurens Camp
wIiicli is located in the Simmom
inilding on the square. Thirty-on
new members will be taken in. Visi.
tors from other camps are cordiall.
invited to be present at this meeting
Much interest is being manifested
In the marriage which is to take plac<
this afternoon of Miss Mary Agne.
Anderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J
Wade Anderson, to Mr. Geo. W. Bailey
of Clinton. h'lie marriage will be a
the home of the bride's parents, oi
East Main street, and will be attend
ed only by the intimate friends And
relatives of the two families. Miss An
derson is a popular and attractive
young lady, gifted and talented. Mr
ilailey has wide business interests ir
Clinton, where they will make their
pers, Folding Cups, S
ers and Tooth Pick
Aluminum, light, nev
and heats quickly.
Be sure to see th
S. M. & E. H.
"The ;Sins of the Mlothers" will be
run one day only, February 1ith at the
Idle Hlour. This picture took the
$1,000 prize given by the New York
Evening Sun In one of Their contests
open to all pictures. You have a spe
elal Invitation to see this magnificent
production at the rea;onable admis
sion of 10 and 20c. A gran :lnmoher's
W OMEN are captivate
by our Spring Shola
ing of Low Cut Footweai
We are hearing constan1
ly such expressions a
"Aren't they Charming
"How Handsome the
are," "Just Beautiful" &<
It's no easy work t
describe ~the attractiv
features of this New an
We do ask and urg
Women who appreciat
Choice Footwear to tak
a few moments' time t
look at our display of th
best to be had in Low ctu
Shoes for spinig antd sunt
We have just the sia
and width to fit your fo<
and our expert fitting se:
vice is at the command<
every woman that wan:
Shoes that are Just Righi
DY & w
Home of Better Shn4
a s . a -a i
rs, Pans, Ladles, Dip
alt and Pepper Shak
Holders all in pure
er rusts, easy to clean
WILKES & CO.
Special inztinee will be given at 10
o'cloci; Monday on~rnin:-. Ai! ,;rand
m other are cordi:lly invited and will
be adittiitit:d free to in arn ng matinee
only. This will 1>a a pleasant '.our as
all ira :dmother. will hc -resent. Any
01:0 Ina attend lnia iung -lat'nec at
10 o'clock; afternoon 2:30, 4, 5:3:), 7,
and 8:30. )on't let this opportunity
pass to see the best.