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8 Local and Personal Mention. 8
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Mr. A. R. Holmes of Lisbon, Was a
business visitor in town on 'T'uesday.
Mr. J. 1. lusti, of Cross 11111, was a
visitor in the city Friday.
Mr. A'thur Lockwood of Waterloo
spent yesterday in the city on business.
Mr. Milford Cheek of Princeton was
a visitor here Monday.
Mrs. R. A. Little, of Greenville, spent
several days in the city last week.
Mt. Toni Switzer has returned after
a trip to the northern markets.
Miss Annie Leigh Waddy, of Clinton,
was shopping in the city Friday.
Mr. Fred Nelson, of Charleston, was
Mr. John Armstrong of Dials spent
the day here Monday.
Mr. Zeno Wilson, a Barksdale citi
zen, spent the day here yesterday.
Mr. J. H-. Milani of near Barksdale,
was among the visitors in the city last
Mr. I). ii. Putnam and son, Everett,
of Gray Court Rt. 3, were among the
visitors in town on Friday.
Mr. E. P. Minter returned last week
from New York and Baltimore where
he went to buy goods.
Miss Lucy McPhail, a student at An
derson College spent the week-end
here with homefolks.
Mrs. 11. C. Rohr returned to the city
Monday after a visit of several weeks
Mrs. Mattie Harney, of Spartanburg,
is visiting her son, Mr. Jas. F. Harney,
and Mrs. Harney on Sitgreaves street,
Mr. Hugh Eichelberger, who has been
attending the Presbyterian college at
Clinton, is at home for some time.
Messrs W. P. and John D. Childress
left Monday morning for the Kentucky
markets to buy mules.
Mrs. Bob Davis, or Fountain Inn, has
been visiting Dr. and Mrs. RI. E.
Hughes for several days.
Mr. James. M. Smith or Mountville
spen t thme (lay here Monday on busi
Mr. J ohn C'. Abercroumbie of HBurnit
Factory was among the v'isitors here
for the (lay Monday.
Mr. Austin Bolter of the Ilorse
Creek section was a business visitor
here the first of the wecek.
Mr. Fitzhugh D~onnon was among
the visitors here from Langston
church the first of the week.
Mr. George Pulley of Sandy Springs
was among the businebs visitors hero
Mr. L. Edd Corbett was among the
Lisbon citizens in town for the day
Mr. WV. Allen Garrett spent yesterday
in the city. Mr. Garrett resides at
Mr. John Burton, who i'esides on
Lau rens Route Two camne in yesterday
to look after business.
Mr. J. 8. Ruff, applicant for magis
trate of Sullivan township was among
the visitors hero yesterday.
Mr. James W. Simpson iromi near
Barksdale sp)ent part of the day in the
Mr. Henry C1 Sims a resident of
Waterloo was among the visitors here
for the day on Tuesday.
Mr. M. J. Darnell has moved into
t ho llyd brick house near Sitgreaves
Mr~. Hugh Aiken, who has been at-'
tending Davidson college, is visiting
his pa rents, Dr. and Mrs. H. K. Aiken.
Mr. Frank McGowan, of the Presby
terian college at Clinton, has been
sp~ending several days in the city with
Mr. Grover Rtichey, who is taking law]
at thme University of South Carolina,
apent the week-end in the city with his
parents, Mr'. and Mrs. W. R. Richey.
Mrs. J. D). Jeans and little child, of:
Green wood, are, visiting Mr. and Mrs.1
Hamp Hunter, on North~ Harp~er street.
Mr. 0. C. Cox, of Youngs township,
was a visitor in the city Thursday and
reason for the superi
good reasons, but there
shes Royal from other
h every woman should
saking Powder is made
ir, which comes from
a healthful fruit origin.
I as distinguished from
used in other baking
ior phosphate in Royal
G POWDER CO.
made a pleasant call at The Adver
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Edwards and Miss
Ethel Edwards, of Fountain Inn, spent
the week-end here as guests of Mirs. S.
D. Childress and family,
Miss Vivian Huff, who is attending
Chicora college, spent several days in
the city last week with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Huff.
Mr. G. T. Weathers spent a short
while in Laurens one day last week.
Mr. Weathers resides on Gray Court
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. R. Martin and
little child from near Gray Court, were
among the visitors in the city last
Mr. S. M. Wilkes has returned to the
city after a stay in the north making
spring purchases for S. M. & E. H.
Wilkes & Co.
Mr. B. W. Blakely, formerly of this
county, who is now making his home
In Greenville, was among the visitors
here last week.
Miss Imogene and Kathleen Wilkes
have returned home after spending
several weeks in Abbeville as the
guests of friends.
Mrs. C. H. Osburn, of Farquhar
county, Va., will arrive in the city to
morrow to viMt Mr. and Mrs. F. P.
McGowan and later will visit other
relatives in this state,
Miss Helen Jones has gone to Car
tersville, Ga., to attend the wedding
of her sister, Miss Hattie Jones, she
being one of the bridesmaids.
Miss Aileen Crews has returned
from Columbia, where she has been
visiting her brother, Mr. John Crews.
Mr. John R. Finley, of Maddens, was
a visitor in the city yesterday. Mr.
Finley is 73 years of age, but still hale
Mr. John Cunningham, of Waterloo,
was in the icty Friday. Mr. Cunning
ham has niot beegL very wvell recently,
but hIs friends hope that lhe will soon
be himnsclf again.
Alisses Mattye Lawson and Dlessie
-Mathiis, of GrIeenw~oodi, were thie week
end guests of Mrs. J. E. Glenn on
Miss Nell Childress, who is attend
ig Lander college, accompanied by
Master Joe F'owler P'ark, son of Mr.
and Mrs. J1. 11. Park, of Greenwood,
spent Sunday with Mr. S. D. Childress
Editor (1. E. Moore of the Ihonea
Path Chronicle and Mr. J. E.* Allen,
two prominent citizens of H onea Path,
were among the visitors in Laurens
Mr. Warren Ballentine, of the \Vare
Shoals section, was in the city shak
ing hands with old friends Friday. Mr.
B~allentine was one of the gallant body
guard of President Jefferson D~avis on
his memorable retreat from Richmond
southward after the crumbling of the
Confederacy. Mr. Ballentine did not
happen to be with the president wvhen
the surrender took place in Georgia,
as he was on a furlough for a few
Llays at the time and had not rejoinedi
his command. The old "war horse"
is still in possession of his physical
und mental faculties, though, of course,
sot in as great a degree as ipi the past,
On Thursdgy afternoon, Mrs. Drooks
Swygert entertained the Wednesday
alub at her home on Irby Avenue. Jon
wuile intermingled with soft sprays of
oerns were arranged about the rooms,
rhe following programme was. car
Pied out in a very interesting manner:
"Politics," roll call, "Items on pres
mt Day PolitIcs"; "Bryan, Statesman
r Demagogue", Mrs. H. 8. Bllackwell;
'Woman Suffrage in E'urope," Mrs. ..
1. Hicks. When the regular business
'outine was finished, the hostess
;er'ved dainty refreshments. Those en
eying the afternoon were Mosdames
ti. L,. Smith, W. L.-Oray, W. HI. Dial, J.
I. Sullivan, P. A. SImpson, J. D., Watts,
r. MeD. Moore, H. S. Blackwell, La. R.
(err, Brooks Swygert, A. C. Todd and
dissn Frnan 'hames,
Antics of the Dolls Kept Large Audi
ence in Fine Humor Thursday Night.
What is estimated as having been
the largest paid audience that has ever
boon in the graded school auditorium
attended the lresentation by local tal
ent Thursday night of the spectacular
play "Fi Fl of the Toy Shop" and went
away charmed with what it had been
and hoard. Not only was the Laurens
audience there, but many came from
the surrounding towns to witness the
performance. Automobiles were hero
from Clinton, Ora, Mountville, Cross
1111 and Gray Court from within the
county and, about five cars were here
from Newberry, where the play had
been given several weeks before.
The play itself wan of the spectac
ular kind, where dances, drills and
costumes by a large cast formed the
principal drawing card, a light plot
being executed by the principals as a
setting for the various groupings. The
perfomance served to display a high
degree of talent among local people.
Miss Margaret Dial, as 'tBonnie," was
without doubt the favorite of the ev
ening, her part being depicted so
truthfully'and sprightfully as to cap
tivate the audience. Mrs. Earl Wilson,
as "Ft Fi" came in for a major share
of the favorable comment, her duet
with Hilliard, as the "Man in the
Moon" being particularly enjoyed. The
musical numbers by Misses Mary Todd
and Cora Armstrong were effectively
rendered and received generous ap
plause. "Ink Spot" and "Looscy",
taken by Misses Marion and Catherine
dolt, caused no end of merriment. Miss
Margaret Wright, as "Laughing Doll"
and Miss Amelia Todd as "Talking
)oll" were great successes. A review
of the work of the female principals
would not be complete without a men
tion of the graceful dancing of Miss
Kibler, particularly, and all
the members of the bridesmaids and
The supporters of the play were for
tunate in securing the assistance of
two talented visitors in taking parts.
Mr. Charles 1ihliard,2 who appeared
here several weeks ago in "Cousin
Isabelle", kindly consented to come up
from Newberry to take the part of the
"Man in the Moon" and his portrayal
of that part left nothing to be desired,
his voice and personality being used
to great effect, especially in the scene
with "Fi Fl" riding upon the moon.
Air. Ilarry Thames, of Charleston, who
had previously taken part in a per
formance of "Fi Fi" in Charleston,
took a dual role, that of Bonnie's fa
ther and also a clown, making a very
acceptable part of both. Mr. W. R.
Richey, Jr., as "Capt. Barnacle", would
have been taken for Capt. Kidd or
sonic of his confrers along about the
time the lamented captain lived if lie
had appeared along the waterfront
down about Port Royal or Charleston.
Mr. Will Meng, one of the "old regu
lators" was there with "bells on" tak
ing a comedy part as "Lieut. Tin
I iear't" and winning hands dowvn in a
contest for the heart and hand of the
fair Fl Fl over the [rilled and furbe
lOwedh "Prince Lollypop" taken by Mr'.
It would~ take all of the space of a
metropol imian dailly to dlescribe howv
sweet and( cute anid cunniing the dear
lit tie girls were in the dlifferent gr'oups
and~ how thle animal chorus and jumpil
ing jacks walked away with the plaud
its of the audience, it being suflicent
to say here that all of them (d1( their
parts well and will be long remem
The play was a financial success,
the school fund beinig handsomely in
The success of the undertaking was
due in large measure to thme work of
Mr'. P. W. Westermann, of Fostoria,
0., who had charge of the prioduction.,
Not only was he possessed of marked
ability as a director, but his gentle
manly bearing andl genial disposition
won for' him the high esteem of ali of
those wIth whom lie was associated
Newv line of Gold Band Crockery just
d. M. & E H. Wilkes & Co.
STRY A BOTTLE OF
For Colds, La
Grippe and 7
ONLY 25c BOTTLE
FOR SALE BY
Peoples Drug Co.
See our now line of Crex Rugs andi
EL M. & E. H. Wilkes & a.
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The cleanest, mos
produced in a Sectional
tic development not d
ago. You admired th<
saw the first crude exar
This New Chippendal
clever unit idea dress<
sections into the appear
yet every disirable sect
vice and perfect workir
It's a strictly utili
to which have been a
ties necessary in mo
Macey Bookcases are
rnd Artcraft and will r
cf your home in style,
S. I. & E. H. I
* COLD POINT NEWS. *
Cold Point, Feb. 21.--The farmers of
this community are busy terracing and
breaking up their land,
Mrs. Della Cuningham is sick. Her
friends hope she will soon be her
cheerfug self again.
Mr. John C. Nelson and two sons,
Dallas and l3urts, were in Laurens Sat
Mr. Carl Moore visited Laurens re
Mr. Guy Cuningham was in Laurens
S We are Prer
est and best selec
+ shown. We wei
+ early on many lir
+ much higher and
. - Our buyers I
+ Markets where ti
+4 showings in
6+ These goods
$+ on sale immediat<
?+ bid" and see the
Never have we showi
Armstrong has just r<
the newest in Millinei
+~ partment and is now
With our complei
Smands of the public a
t refined design ever
. Bookcase. An artis
reamed of a few years
clever idea when you
nples of the unit idea.
e design is the same
id up. It unifies the
ance of a complete case,
onal featur is retained
invisib locking de
g do mechanism,
ari piece of furniture
the artistic quali
lern home furniture.
also made in Colonial
rieet every requirement
;iape, size and price.
VILKES & CO.
Mr. Mose .Madden is visiting in
Mr. Ton Wells and brother visited
in this community Saturday.
Mr. John Fowler and daughters,
Misses Jennie, Ada and little Miss Ona,
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dr. W.
C. Thompson Sunday.
Mr. James Munday was a visitor in
this community Sunday.
Rev. Covington was the pleasant
guest of Mrs. 0. C. Duncan and family
Satirday afternoon. We understand
there is a little Miss Covington in his
home and all are progressing nicely.
Issue of th<
ared as never befor
tion of Spring Good~
ce fortunate in pla
tes of goods, which
iave just returned fa
iey purchased a full
Goods, Silks, N(
uits, Silk Dresse
, Skirts and Mi!
are arriving daily ai
ely. It will pay you
se new things.
Sar ving and being pla
i! 8 variety and assori
rnmed from New York
.Mrs. Armstrong is ii
ready to show you your
W SPRING SUIT;
5 - - $10.00
te stock we are "Prepare
nd hope to win your trat
era $2.50, .$3.00, $.50En .
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carcaina,
County of Laurens.
Whereas, petition signed by the legal
number of the qualifled electors and
free-holders residing in Ilunter School
District No. 4, Laurens County, South
Carolina, asking for an election on the
question of voting an additional spe
cial tax of one mill on the property of
(hat portion of tlie consolidated di
trict formerly known as Hlunter School
Dist rict No. 8.
And upon the qluestion of voting an
additional speclal tax of two mills on
the property of that portion of the con
solidated district formerly known as
I lunter No. 1, making a uniform spe
cial tax of four tiills on the consoli
dated district known as lunter No. 4,
to be used as school purposes, have
been filed with the County Board and
election is hereby ordered upon said
question. Said election to be held on
the 9th day of March, 1916, at Hope
well Church in said district, under the
management of the trustees of said
Only such electors as return real or
personal property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certificates as required in
the general election shall be allowed
to vote. Those favoring the one mill
additional special tax o ,'the property
of that portion of the chool district
known as -hunter No. and those fav
oring the wo mill dditional tax on
the propert of th portion of the con
solidated di trict nown as -Iuner No.
41. shall vot ballot containing the
word "YES" wiitten or printed there
on. Those against the additional spe
cial tax of one mill on that portion of
the consolidated district known as
IHunter No. S. and those against tho
two mill additional tax on that por
tion of the consolidated district form
erly known as Ilunter No. -1, shall vote
a ballot containing the word "NO"
written or printed thereon.
The 1)011s shaII open at the hour of
eight o'clock in the forenoon and shall
remain oven until the hour of four
o'clock in the afternoon, when they
shall he closed and the hallots counted.
The trustees shall renort the result
of the election to the County Auditor
and the Sunerintendent of Education
within ten days thereafter.
JAMES H1. SU1TLTVAN,
By order of County Board.
UNITED STATES post office, Lau
rens, S. C. Office of Custodian, Feb. 10,
1916. Sealed proposals will be received
at this building until 2 o'clock, p. in.,
February 25, 1916, and then opened, for
furnishing electric current, water, ice,
and miscellaneous supplies, removing
ashes and rubbish, and washing towels
during the fiscal year ending June 30,
1917. Sealed proposals will also be
received until 2 o'clock April 21, 1916,
and then opened, for 25 tons bitumi
nous coal and I cord wood. The right
to reject any and all bids is reserved
by the Treasury Department. Jas. A.
Clardy, Custodian. 30-2t
e, with the larg-+
[s we have ever
ecing our orders .
today, are very+
om the Northern+
line of the latest*
nd are being put
to be "an early
ced on sale at once. +
tments. Mrs. C. H. 4
where she selected
i charge of this de-+
) to $3.50
~d" to meet the de-+