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Baking powders made from alum or
phosphate may be bought for a trifle less
than Royal Baking Powder, which is made
from cream of tartar, derived from grapes.
Alum powders are not only cheap, but
they differ greatly in leavening power.
If a cheap baking powder. is used for a
fine cake and the cake turns out a failure
there is a waste of costly materials worth
more than a whole can of the cheap bal ,
Royal Baking Powder produce the
finest food, and its use therefore, r ts in
an actual saving.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.
TO ENTER TES' 0OUNTY.
Abbeville-greenwood Company to In.
sure Property In Laurens County.
The Abbeville-Greenwood Mutual
Fire Insurance Association, an old and
established firo insurance company,
has decided to extend their territory
to include Laurens county. Mr. J. I.
Blake, the general agent for this com
pany, was in Laurens last Friday for
the purpose of making the initial plans
for opening up here. This company
censed to' do business in Abbeville,
and Greenwood for the past twenty
five years and bears an excellent repu
tation for reliability and conservatism.
They now have over $2,000,000.00 of
insurance in force at a rate far below
the average insurance policy. Recent
ly they have decided to branch out and
are now doing business in five coun
ties, Greenwood, Abbeville, Edgefield,
Aiken and Laurens counties.
The following letter from the In
surance Commissioner shows the
reputation this company bears:
Insurance Department of South Caro
Fitz Hugh McMaster, Commisioner,
Columbia, S. C.
April 14, 1916.
Mr. J. R. Blake, Sec'y-Treas.
Abbeville-Greenwood Mutual Fire
Greenwood, S. C.
Your association having complied
with the laws of this State is now li
censed t odo business in Abbeville,
Greenwood, Laurens and Edgefield
The record which your association
has made for the past quarter of a
century in paying all claims against
it, and giving insuranc 'at about two
thirds of the cost i the stock coin
pany should con d it to the kind
ly consideration o the citizens in the
several counties in which it is licensed.
I can but believe that with the care
ful selection of risks both in respect
to physical, moral and financial haz.
aris, in the future your Associat'ja
rhould be able to reduce the cost of
insurance still further.
'Tills Department will continue tc
txercise the most care' it supervision
over the affairs of your company in
the future as it has In the past.
Franklin Strickland, the little son
of Mr. C. G. Strickler, who was se
verely bitten by a (log supposed to
have Leen infected with hydrophobia
germs, has apparently recovered from
his wounds and seems to be no worse
for his experience. The head of the
dog was sent to Columbia for examina
tion and declared diseased. Pasteur
treatment was immediately sent for
the child to take and now, from all ap
pearances, he seems to have recovered.
Mary Miles Minter.
The popu'lar movie star, Mary .\liles
Minter, will be seen at the Opera
I louse next FrIday in a most delight
fulI feat urme. There will be a morni Ing
matfIie at inn n'eloele
We Started the Season With a
Nearly HALF of them Sold NOW
Get Yours Now and Save Money
Cast your eye over this hand
- pa oit ends f be autiful
. selected oak. No panels to i
-catch edus t ne ces.o
- Ith.Easil kept clean.
4 f -------ndsome to look at.
l E~conomical In ice. This is
a very opular model of the
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the manyt advantages of i !
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I'I !j " 1IC)i to 0 sho yo ilie )flfla 11 xP -
llI I,: ti cl)sli'c ploli that will
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REFRIGERATORS from $7.90 to $50.00
ICE BOXES from $5.50 to $25.00
DON'T DELAY. BUY NOW
NEXT SHIPMENT WILL BE 25 PER CE NT. HIGHER
S. M.& E. H. WILKES CO.
8 Local and Personal Mention, S
Mr. and Mrs. it. Vance Irby have re
turned after spending sometime in the
Miss Hattie Kate and Ruth Easterby
have been spending some time in Bel
ton visiting friends.
Messrs W. M. Sumerel and W. /A.
Baldwin were among the visitors here
for the' day last Wednesday.
Mr. M. T. Simpson of Cross Hill
spent the day here on business last
Mr. H. A. Holcombe of Gray Court
Rt. Three was among those hero for
the day last Thursday.
Mr. C. Rt. Bobo of Gray Court was
among the visitors in the city for a
short while last week.
Mrs. N. 13. Dial was among those
who attended the Grand Opera season
Mrs. Earl Wilson has returned from
Charlotte, where she has been under
treatment of specialists.
Miss Esther Fowler has returned
home after visitiug for some time in
Miss Annie Mac Bryant, of Green
ville, is the guest of \Ir. and Mrs. Ern
Mr. W. C. Irby, Jr., spent several
days in the city last week on legal
Mrs. 11. C. Fleming arrived in the
city last week to visit her father, Mr.
C. D. Barksdale.
The many friends of Magistrate
Traynham were delighted to see him
on the streets last week after sever
al weeks illness.
Mr. C. B. Taylor of Gray Court Rt.
3 and two sons, Messrs Robert and
Johnnie Taylor spent the day in Lau
rens on Monday.
Mr. C. it. Moseley spent the week
end in Spartanburg with Mrs. Moseley,
who has been sick but is now much
Mrs. C. E. Parker and little laugh
ter have arrived in the city to spend
some time with Mr. and Mrs. W. R1.
Mr. C. M. .1)runmmond, a prominent
Spartanhurg county attorney, who
makes his home at Woodr(iff, was
among the visitors here last Wednes
Misses Gladys Gray of Gray Coun t
and her visitors, Misses Oriana Berry,
Carey Gralham and Maude Warren of
Lander College, were visitors in Lau
Mrs. It. F. Wade and children, of
Cross 11111, have returned home after
spending a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
T. 11. Crews in this city.
The pupils of Shiloh school will
have a children's day at the church
Sunday afternoon. The exercises will
begin about three-thirty o'clock in the
Mrs. Hallie Moore, of Charleston,
underwent 'a slight operation at the
hospital last week, but is now able to
be out. She is staying with her sis
ter, Mrs. H. K. Aiken.
Mr. Grady Wasson has accepted a
position with a large tobacco manu
facturing concern and will go on the
road, Hie will make his headquarters
at Bpartanburg. HI-s friends wish him
much success in his new line of work.
Capt. J. T. Machen,o f Princeton, has
been spending several days in the city
with friends and relatives. H~e came
down principally to attend the County
Convention Monday. but prolonged his
sta'y in the city.
Miss Linnie Hluchmingson is spending
Easter in WVashington, D. C., with a
party of friends. On her return she wvill
be with her sister, Mrs. F. M. lHar
grove of Augusta a few days before
returning to Latur'ans.
Rev J. L. Vass to Preach.
R1ev. J. Loland Vass, of Furman Uni
versity, Greenville, will preach at the
F'irst Baptist church at the morning
and evening services Sunday.
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Miss Toccoa Irene Manley, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Manley, was
married to Mr. James A. Cannon, of
Atlanta, at the home of the bride in
this city Friday. The ceremony, a
Pretty one, was performed by Rev. J.
R. T. Major, pastor of the First Meth
odist church. Only a few intimate
friends of the contracting parties
were present. After the ceremony
the young couple left for a short
honey-moon trip after which they will
be at home in Atlanta.
On Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. P. A.
Simpson was hostess to the Wednes
day club at her residence on Hampton
street. Roses and potted plants were
attractively arranged about the rooms
An unusual feature of the program
was the reading of short stories com
posed by two of the club members, as
follows: "The Two Crosses", Airs. Ii.
S. Blackwell; "A Blorrowed Hlusband",
Mirs. L. It. Kerr. After the regular
business a social half hour followed,
during which the hostess served a de
liclous sweet course. ''hose enjoying
the afternoon were Mesdames H.1. C.
Itohr, J. 1). Watts, 11. L. l'arkinson,
Brooks Swygert, J. A. Hicks, W. L.
Gray, A. C. 'Todd, 13. L. .Jones, 11. S
-ckwell, L. I. Kerr and Miss Fran
Alumni of Laurens County Will Have
Banquet Next Week.
The committee of \Vofford Alumni
has arranged a banquet to be held on
'Thursday evening, May 11th at the
Laurens hotel. :very former student
of Wofford College is urged to be pres
ent. At this banquet )r". II. N. Snyder
and Dr. 0. G. Itenbert will be present
amd each will make an address. They
will also help in getting an Alumni
Association formed in this county. It
is hoped that every old Wofford man
will show his clle'gc :iInt by making
his plans to attend this banquet at nine
o'clock on the evening of May 11th.
The price will be $1.01) a plate.
Meeting of Mtyrt.le ('amp, W. 0. W.
The regular meeting of Myrtle Camp
No. 206, W. 0. W., will be held Friday
night, May 5th. All members are re
quested to come as there is business
R. M. Wasson,
May 1, 1916. Clerk.
CIEAM ROUTE ESil'ABLISIHED
WITH SIXTY-SEVEN COWS
Great Interest Shown In Dalrying. Oth
er Routes will be Started at Early
County Demonstrator P. W. Moore
announced yesterday that he had-suc
ceeded in "putting across" a cream
route out of Laurens. The route will
'-un out the larksdale road, then back
over to the Trinity Ridge section to
Laurens. Mr. Moore states that ho
has the promise of 67. cows to begin
with and ho confidently expects to
have a great many more after the ben
efits and advantages of the route are.
learned. The route will be put in op
eration about June 1st. At first three
trilps per week wvill be made. The
cream will be gathered on these three
days and shipped to the Spartanburg
creamery. The butter will bo shipped
to large cities under the Clemson col
lege brand in order' to realize higher
Mr. Moore states that ho is very
much encouraged over the creamery
outlook, lie went to Owings yesterday
where ho expects to establish another
route very soon, Hie already has an
other routo'in view out of Laurens and
says that ho would be glad to meet
With the people of any community ot
dliscuss the, matter with them.
Never Before Such an Instantaneous and Sensational Success.
Model 75 Roadster $595.00 Model 84 B, Knight Roadster $1,095
Model 75 Touring Car $615.00 Model 84 B Touring Knight Motor $1,125
Model 83 B, Roadster $675.00 Model 84 Six Touring Car $1,145
Model 83 B, Touring Car $695.00 Model 86 Six Clover Leaf Roadster $1,255
All F. O. B. Toledo, Ohio.
Call, phone or wire. Will be pleased to demonstrate.
Ask us about the EASY PAYMENT Plan.
CLINTON AUTO & REPAIR COMPANY,
Phone 49. Clinton, S. C.