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8 Loeal and Personal Mention. 8
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The many friends of Mrs. L. P. Mc
Gee, who was recently operated on at
a hospital in Columbia, will be glad
to learn that she is doing nicely.
Mr. Robert M. Wasson from Lau
rens Route Six was among the visitors
in the city on salesday.
Col. John H. Wharton, of Waterloo,
was among the visitors here for the
day on Monday.
Mr. J. Albert Ilellams, who lives in
the Hickory Tavern section, was
among the visitors here for salesday.
Mr. Homer S. I3alentine of the
Brewerton section, was among those
here the first of the week.
Mr. Henry C. Sims from near Wa
terloo, spent Monday in town on busi
Mr. Edd Burgess, a merchant of
Boyd's Mill, was among the Monday
visitors in the city.
Mr. R. V. Coats of Cross 11111 spent
the day here Monday.
Mr. .J. A. Lippford from near Wa
terloo spent the day here on Monday
attending the sales.
Mr. George A. McPherson who lives
in the Mt. Olive section spent Monday
in the city looking after business.
Mr. Sam Saxon, Who lives in the
Huntington section of this county
spent the day here Monday.
Mr. Robert M. Bolt was a visitor
here on Monday. Mr. Bolt lives in the
Mr. William M. Myers of Clinton
Route Two spent a part of the day
here on Monday.
Mr. J. B. Young of the Friendship
section was among the business vlsi
tors here for the day on Monday.
Mr. 1ob Moore from near Cross
Hill was a visitor here the first of the
Mr. George W. Proflitt of Laurens
Route Four spent Monday in town
looking after business.
Mr'. [idrnest .Benn~ett fromn near'
Fountain Inn, was among the visitors
to the city last Thursday, coming in
to spend the day on business.
Mr'. D). B. Roper of WVare Shoals was
among the business visitors hero last
Messrs Edd Anderson 4nd W. W.
TRedden of Waterloo were among the
visitors in the city on Monday.
Mrs. Claude T. Boyd, of Spartanburg
Is visiting. her sister, Mrs. B. P. Jones,
.on Irby Avenue.
Mrs. Eugenia Winn, of Waterloo,
was in .the city shopping Mionday.
Messrs S. L,. Moore and H. C. Simis,
prominent farmers of the Waterloo
section, spent Monday in the city.
Mr. Marion Moorman, of Columbia,
silent the week-end in the city with
his sister, Mrs, Virginia Caine, and
huis brother, Mr. Hal. Moorman.
Master John Wilkes, who was sick
last week, has about recovered.
Mrs. B. L,. Clardy enteortained the
card club of which Mr. RI. C. Hilton is
a member Thursday evening at her
home on West Main street. A number
of games of bridge were enjoyed after
which a tempting salad course with
coffee was served.
Mr. M. W. Boyd of near (lie city was
among the visitors in the city on Mon
Messr's B. M. Wolff, John W. McKee
and WV. N. D~yess motored to Goldville
Sunday, whore they spent the day as
the guests of Mr. Jno. Li. Young.
Mr. J. C. TBurns of Greenwood spent
yesterdiay in town, enroute from the
north where lhe hans been spendhing a
few days buying~ an addiional supp~lly
of spring goods for the Red Iron
(lCol. L,. IT'. Burns spent Monday in
TUion, where ho wont as' the repro
Aentativo of the Baltimore Credit As
sociation to make an Insp~ection as
expert on the stock of the MoLuro
Mer cantiin Co.
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" POWDER CO.
COBURN'S MINSTREL FRIDAY.
Well-Known and Popular Perforiers
in the Opera House.
Strongly recommended by the press
of the leading cities of the south, ev
erything new, bright, full of pep' and
a departure in many ways from time
honored precedents there is not a dull
moment throughout the programme.
Charlie Gano, Tommy Donnelly (one
of the veteran favorites of the Al G.
V'iel(s Co.) harry Ford, Charlie Ver
montfi Bonnie Mack, Frank Decker,
Ilarry Toledo, Charlie Petit, comedy
chauffeurs, and Lucas, McGuire, New
land, Cameron, Greenfield, Elson, La
i'erroo, 'Cates, and the golden voiced
master minstrel tenor of them all,
Reese V. Prosser, the highest salaried
singer in minstrelsy and a strong
chorus in the' singing party,-little
guarantee is needed for an attraction
second to none among this n
The Ollo of minstrel vaudeville is
strong, well balanced and first class
including Frank W. Decker of the Ed
ucated Dishes, the Petit Famniy of Ac
robats, the Ragapation Four, a real
quartette, Chas. Gano Monologist, the
World's Famous Gate Bros., Saxaphon
ists, and the political satir. The Lost
River in Jungle Land produced by
Chas. Gano which is one of the best
and latest up to the minute farces ev
er seen in minstrelsy. The parade and
band, bear the same stamp of class.
Look them over-judge for yourself.
MANY ATTENDING MEETING.
Large Congregations Gather to Listen
to Bishop John C. Kilgo.
Large congregations have been
gatherihg twice daily to listen to the
sermons preached by Bishop John C.
Kilgo in the special revival services
he is leading at the First Methodist
church. Sunday night, when he
preachedl his first sermon. the church
and Sunday School room were filled to
cap~acity w~hile he held his hearers in
rapt. attention by convincIng logic andl
oratory. The services since then
have been largely attended. The sing
Ing is being leadi by Rev. Tillman A.
Shealey, of Saluda, who has a melo
dlious tenor voice.
Bishlop Kilgo made a few remarks
in a reminiscent vein Sunday night,
recalling his boyhood (lays here, where
he0 was born, lHe said he alwvays loved
to return here and hie found it an easy
matter' to acqluiesce in the request of
Rev. Major to come to Laurons to lead
a revival meeting. In this connection
lie to~ok occasion to impress up~on his
younger hearers the need of returning
to the religion of earlier years when
the fathers and mothers of the pres
ent generation had a higher conception
of Christian duty and piety than that
Services are conducted twice daily,
in the mornlng at 10 o'clock -and in
the evenings at 7:30. Rev. Mr. Major,
the pastor, has extended an invitation
to. everyone to attend. It has been
suggested that there are many people
in the country who would like to hear
the bishop and they are especially re
minded of the morning service, though
they will be welcomed at night.
Smallpox Stcare Over.
Dr. J. M. Donnan, who had in charge
the smallpox epidemic in the Prince
ton country, stated Mon~day that wIth
the exception of one family there were
no more cases in the area affected. At
one time the epidemfic pr'omised to
proveO very serious, but lpromipt action
served to check its ravages. Ther'e
were two deaths out of over a hundred
Mr. Tom Owings, who is atten.
Furman, spent the week-end in t..e'
city with his parents.
Mr. fl. L. Jones, who speCnt several
days in the city last week on account
of sickness, has returned to his work.
Ho is travelling this state .and North
Carolin at present
BEUITER LAURENS CLUB.
Formed at 3feeting in the Court House
A civic league, the namo of which
is "Better Laurens Club," was or
ganized on Tuesday evening February
29th, 1916, in fhe Court -louse audi
torium. The officers elected were: B.
L. Parkinson, President; Mrs. J. H.
Teague, Vice-President; W. Rt. Richey,
Jr., Secretary; Mrs. J. S. Bennett,
The obJect of the league is to pro
mote the general welfare of the city
of Laurens. Any white adult person
is eligible for membership by pay
ment of a membership fee of twenty
fivo (25c) cents per year.
The general management and con
trol of the club Is invested in the pres
ident, vice-president, treasurer and
secretary and chairman of certain
committees appointed by the Presi
dent. The President has made the
Committee Chairmen: Membership,
W. Rt. McCuen; Publicity, Mrs. Cora
Lucas; Finance, W. E. Meng; Laws
and their enforcement, J. J. Adams;
Sanitation, Mrs. W. H. Anderson; City
Beautiful, Mrs. Brooks Swygert; So
cial Service, Dr. G. C. Albright; Ju
nior League, Miss Wil Lou Gray.
It is the object of the league to se
cure from time to time experts in civic
improvement to give lectures along
this line and in this connection an ef
fort is beinguacdc to secure Dr. Reid
Smith, of Columbia, to lecture before
the league on .March 2-ith.
All persons who have the interest
and welfare of Iheir city at heart are
urgently reqttested to become mem
bers of this league.
Card of 'T'hanks.
In our sore bereavement of last
week when the Angel of Death took
from us our beloved husband and fa
ther, the acts of kindness and expres
sions of sympathy were so many that
we take this public method to ex
press our deepest appreciation of each
and every act and word. And especinl
ly do w -P f6 publiuly thank the
doctor and nurse for their attentive
kindnesses. May the blessings of the
Divine Creator rest upon each.
Mrs. W. 11. Hamilton and family.
W. i. Drunmond's Condition.
Mr. Toy Drummond, of Lanford Sta
tion, was in the city Monday and when
asked about the condition of his fa
ther, Mr. Wash H. Drummond, stated
that he was not doing as well as hoped.
lie is affected with heart trouble and
the outcome is difficult to foresee.
This week a new man will be added
to the forces at ivey's. Mr. G. A.
lichelberger, a trained drygoods man
of recognized ability, comes to us to
assist in the management of our
Piece Goods Department. Mr. 'Elchel
berger has held several fine positions
-always "making good."
Ivey's has had an eye on him for a
number of years--believing that he
was the sort of "material" that ought
to be0 harnessed up, pulling for' that
Bigger lvey's that is bounid to, lbe.
There is only One fault to he found
with l licholberger-it takes too long
to ment ion his name. Still, we ought
not to blame hium for that-he iprob
ably couldn't dodge this cir'cumstance
if' he had so dlesired. Besides, there
ar'e 00(d1es of folks withl hcavicr things
than that sticking to their conscious
lie intr'oduccs all new materials to
the Salesmanship classes, which are
held every morning in the store. Ivey's
is the most. moder'n eqluipp~ed depart
ment store in tihe Carolinas, every coni
venience for' customers is pr1ov'idedl,
including rest r'oom and~ restaurant on
the 5th floor for the public.-Charlotte
& C. Reid Announces.
S. C. Reid, formerly deputy sheriff
under Sheriff Owings, makes his an
nouncement in this issue for the ofme
of sheriff, Mr. Reid has hadl the mat
ter under consideration for some time
and has had many proffers of sup
W. A. Baldwin Ordained,
Rabun, March 6.-Thxe ordination of
WV. A. Baldwin was held at Rabun
Creek church Sunday thec 5th. Rev.
HI. L. flaggott of Gray Court, delivered
the sermon, which was strong and
full of interest. Mr'. C. BI. Bobo of
Laurens dielver'ed tile charge, while
the panfor. Mr. Washington, present
ed to Mr. Baldwin the Bible. The
churches invitedi were First Lau rens,
Gray Court, Highland Ilome, Chestnut
Ridge, and Hiendersonvilie. Mr. Bald
win is now ondlowed with all church
authxority and all wish huim much suc
cess in his divine work.
Off to Hold C'onr.
lion. F. P. Mclowan loft Satur'day
for Winnsboro, where lhe is presiding
over the circuit court being held there
this week. Mr. NicGowan is presiding
over thec court undera pecial appoint
ment by (onv. Mnnningr
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IltEAT WEiMERN DRUA
AT WIIN DRAMNDA THOSE WHO ENJOY LIFE'
Edwin Arden's Famous hotoplay LUXURIE NOW
"The Eagle's Nest," Monday's Big A THOSE WHO DEPRIVED
Feature. THEMSELVES OF THE
"The Eagle's Nest,' the famous west- FOOLIS- LITTLE
ern drama by Edwin Arden, that will
he shown at the Idle Hour Monday is TN A
unquestionably the most popular pho- P MO E
toplay of frontier life ever produced. MONEY
It not only abounds in thrills, but it rI
is a beautiful story, told in a setting3
P T HER
of boiling mountain streams, rugged V ,
peaks and grewsome canyons-the
real thing, einco the picture was made
in the Colorado Rockies. A whole
trainload of Lubin stars were shipped
to the west and in the gorgeous "ar
den of Gods" the motion pictures un
folding this powerful story were
madle. Real Indians, real cowhoys and ~
a real western camp are some of the
featur'es that give this picture an at
mnospher'e t hat could not have been
imitatedl on canvas or with artiflcial
Eagle's Nest" is largely duec to its
fascinating local color. There's anYosehiflwgngbinisclvngn
attack by Indians on an emigrant es;btmyeyudd' e i hnh a
train, for instance, that is a marvel
of realism. Nothing is left to the quelgontohebnDPSTN wate
imagination,.ol e ln ih'u,,AGIGHSBL
"The Eagle's Nest" is gripping since
the author, Edwin Arden, andl the pr- ANEGO unifniyehamoyeoght
(ducer, Romnine Fielding, p~ut typical gapabsns po'uiywihwstebgn
western characters into the play to nn fhsFRUE
do the dlare devil things they would
do naturally, rather than in conven- Mk U akYU ak
t.lonaltzed form. 'Sierra (Suze is a
page out of life, a character that may
not b~e altogether pleasing, but whol
ly real. In fact "The Eagle's Nest" is
intended to portray history as it was N .DAPe.C .RPR ahe
actually written in the pioneer days,
and it is the stricet adherence to fact-___________________
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