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Jones, May 27.-Wednesday was an
ideal day for a picnic and when Dr.
W. T. Jones called the meeting to or
der an immense audience had asset
bled to enjoy the delightful occasion.
The exercises were opened with pray
er by Rev. J. M. Dallas. The exercis
os by the school wcre splendid' and
reflected great credit upon -teachers
and pupils. lion. J. F. Morrison, in
behalf of the patrons, returned thanks
to our teacher, Mirs. G. L. Graham, for
her faithful and eilicient service. Col.
J. H. Wharton, of Waterloo, Dr. David
M. Ramsey, President of the Green
villo Female College, and Governor 1H.
. Manning delivered forceful, instruc
tive and eloquent addresses. In the
afternoon there was a game of ball
between Ware S-hoali and Princeton,
which resulted in favor of \Vare
The Princeton band furnished the
music. Perfect order prevailed
throughout the day and everyone thor
oughly enjoyed their visit ahd reluc
tantly departed late in the afternoon.
To all of our friends, the distinguish
ed orators, the papers that so kindly
announced the picnic, the ball players,
the Princeton band, Ar. Joe Davis, who
operated the refreshment stand, Mr.
Butler, who furnished 'the barbecue
and especially the good ladies, who
have always made these occasions so
pleasant and enjoyable, we return our
sincere and heart-felt thanks.
We are very grateful to Mr. i1euja
min 1). Helgel, president of the Ware
Shoal. Mfg. Co., for kindly contribut
ing to the success of the picnic.
The many friends of l. .leter Odell
will regret to learn that he lost his
house by fire this morning.
We are indebted to M r. Clarence
Cooper for a mess of choice honey.
.i\r. .Ierry C. .\Iartin has purchased a
The friends of Mrs, .1. I. McNinch
will regret to learn that she was very
Seriously burned recently, but are glad
to state that she is getting aloni as
well as could be expected.
The Ware Shoals lfg. Co. will have
a big celebration on the Glorious
Fourth and a cordial invitation is ex
tended to everybody to attend.
Rev. Edwards, of Cokesbury, gave
us a splendid sermon last Sunday af
We were very sorry to hear of the
i recent death of our warm friend, \lr.
J. H. Elledge, of Landrum.
Mr. Charlie Maulding of Seneca, re
cently visited Mr. W. T. Jones, Jr.,
Miss Belle Jones has finished her
school in Darlington county. She has
been re-elected for another term.
Mrs. G. W. Jenkins and sons, Wil
1iam and Wallace, are visiting her par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Jones.
Mrs. J. A. McGowan, of Waycross,
Ca., is on a visit to her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. W. T. Jones.
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Poplar Siuring, Mlay 2 .-.\lrs. S. F.
SWalker has beeni onl a isit to her'i son
and daughter at Gr'een wood, anid re
Sturned~ himei last Friday.
Mi'. and .\i's. P. S,. Abiramns were the
guests of .M r. and1( .\lrus. J1. ii. Pit ts yes
Mrlii. WVilllceiKnlght 's tmontumient wvas
,unveliledi by the Wood men yesterday.
Mr. George McGill mlade the addressC5.
There was a large cr'owd present.
Mr. 10. 10. Pitts is on the sick list at
this writing. Hope lie will soon lbe
Mr. Ilenr'y Wood whlo has been on
the sick list for' the pa1st t wo weeks
is able to be up andi abiout again.
Your coi'respiondtent, in company
with Messrs W. S. and 11. 0. Walker,
J. F. Pitts andl Tlrtuman01 C'opeland at -
tended the Anderson County Singing
Convent ion which mtetI withI ~ AlInti
1Creek chui'cht 7 imiles we'(st of Anuder
AT YOUR DRUGGIST.
S(IOJlAlISIliP amid EN TRJLACE
The examination for the awardl of
Acant scholarshiips in Winthrop Col
loge and foi' the admission of new
tudents will be held at thme County
Co~urt House oni Friday, ,July 7, at 9
m.Aplieicis must not be less
an sixteen years of ago. When
holarshiips atre vacant after .July 7
ey will be awarded to those making
o highest average at this (examnina
on, provided they meet the condli
OnlS gover'ninlg the awar~d. Appli
pts for Scholarships should wr'ite
& President Johnson before tihe ex
ination for Schtolarship oxamina
Scholarships are worth $100 and
os tuition. The next session will
6.Septemiber 20. 1916. For further
ormation and catalogue, address
'ND, B. Johnson, Rock Hill, 8. C.
son Saturday, and Sunday and heard|
some good singing.
Dr. J. L. Donnan and Mr. Eugene
Simpson have cael purchased a Ford.
They purchased from Mr. Whiter Mod
lock at Ware Shoals. He sent them
Dr. Donnan, his wife and daughter,
Miss Ethel and Mr. Henry Dodson,
have gone on a pleasure trip to Green
ville today and will return this even
The Misses Annie and Mary Abrams
and Addle Simpson were the guests of
Miss Grace Simmons Saturday night.
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* DIALS NEWS. *
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Dials, May 29.--The farmers of this
section are glad that. the long dry
spell, that some were beginning to
fear would last forever, has been
broken by the nice rains that fell last
week. There has been a dearth of
rain for some weeks and the prospects
looked somewhat gloomy. The copious
showers, however, have put an end to
all gloomy prognostication for the
Reports indicate that the rain has
been general throughout the entire
country, and that in practically every
portion the preciptation was heavy
enough to relieve the drought.
Misses Janet Thomason and Maude
Owings were recent week-end visitors
of Miss Mattie Simmons.
Mlasters Tillman and~ .Jack Bolt re
turned to their home at liIckory Tav
ern Sunday, after a week's visit with
their grandmother, Mrs. J. It. Brown
ir. and irs. Floyd Curry and Air.
and M1rs. Jolin Curry motored to 'ent
dleton recently where they were visi
tors of 1ev. Marvin Owings and fam
Mrs. laskell Gray and little Hlaskell,
Jr., were visitors of Mri. iarris Cur
ry and family Wednesday.
iIr. and .lrs. Samin Curry, Mr. and
Mrs. States Curry and Miss Jewell Cur
ry were shopping in G reenville last
Miss Elia Nash of Fountain Inn, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Robert Gray.
Mr. C. F. Brooks spent Sunday un
til Monday with Mrs. 1. S. Brooks.
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Babb and chil
dren were visitors in the Rabun com
Quite a number of our young people
motored over to the Jones picnic Wed
nesday. They report a merry time.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Curry and chil
dren of Greenpond, were the Sunday
guests of Mr. John Holder and fami
The commencement exercises of the
Gray Court-Owings high school, Fri
day evening were largely attended
from this place. Eight graduates re
ceived their diplomas, and a well ar
ranged program was rendered. Prof.
Provence of Furman university was
the principal speaker of the evening.
The remains of Mrs. William Camp
bell were interred in the cemetery
here Sunday morning at eleven o'clock.
The services were conducted 1by' her
pastor, llev. '1. W. Munnerlyn.
Mrs. Campbhell had been in ill
health for some time, and her death
hough not unexpected was neverthe
le'ss saddoein 1g. The deceased wras an
earnest Christ ian, highly respected by
all whod knew her. Thie heaves a hus
handi and several children to moun
heor loss, biesides the followving broth
ers: Messrs .lamies, .Iohnny, WVill and
Air. larley Abererombie or the
llabun community, spent Sunday with
the family of Mr. B. WV. Martin.
Mr. Claud Owings, of Laurens, spent
Sunday with his family here.
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l eak viille, .\lany 23.-''This and neigh
boring c~ommi~unities had a n ice raIn
last week, which was welcomed by
all, al though it washed the land in
sonie places very badly. Eyerybodly
has a standl oft cotton since the rain.
The oat crop is not good this time, but
wheat is fairly good.
Furman, the little 18 monthIs old
son of Mir. and Mmrs. J. A. Riddle, has
been for somec time v'ery ti with pneu
mnonia but is improving now.
Master WV. C. Garrett and little sis
ter, Janette, have been visiting their
grandmother, Mr's. Maggie Garrett.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam fIramiett, of IBrin
son, Ga., is visiting the latter's sister,
Mrs. C. H-. hlughes.
Mr. and Mirs. J. N. Wilson had as
their guests last Sunday Mr. and Mrs.
J. N. Leak, Mm's. Ella Owens, Miss Ab
bie Rtiddle and Miss Thelma Phillips.
Mrs. L. %. Wilson andI Mr. J. N.
Leak each have just comptletedl new
andl up1-to-date barns.
,Mr. S. M. Garrett a~nd family spont
Sunday wvithm Mr. and Mi's. Edgam' Slher
Mr. L. C. Henderson and family, of
Fountain Inn, were recent visitors of
Mrs. Maggie Garrett.
Mr. and Mrs. W. G, Garrett were
yisitors of Mr.-and Mrs. J. N. Wilson
Mrs. Alie Murphy. of Wonodruff vis
Men's Palm Beach Davis- Roper Men's Straw Hats
Suit ' $1.00 to $3.50
$5.00 to $10.00 Company . Genuine Panamas $5
A Final Closing Out Sale
Ladies' Palm Beach, Cool Cloth and
Silverbloom Coat Suits
Your Choice of any Suit in a, lot
of 30 Suits of above Materials at
Were marked $8.95, $9.95, and $10.95 ---
59c Your Choice of 40 House Dresses 9c
Good Quality Chambrays, Ginghams and Batiste .
All Sizes and Colors. Clean Cut. Perfect Fitting. $1.50 Value.
Wash Skirts, One - Third Off
We have about 45 wash and shepherd check skirts
to close out. Everyone a special value at the reg
ular price, but to clean-up the lot one-third off
10 dozen New Voile and Organdy Shirt Waists Lace Trim
med, Embroidered. Colored Collar and Cuff and other Styles all
sizes 36 to 50; extra value at $1.50 Special $1.00
New Shipment 27 inch Flowered Batiste 1 Oc
Special . . . .
None on Approval! None Charged!
These prices until entire lots are sold out. So come early and
get the best pickings.
DAVIS - ROPER CO.
Men's Soft Collars I '^AUENS BEST IM Me's Wash Ties
ited her daughter, Mrs. W. G. Riddle
Mr. N. D. Garrett and wife were re
cent visitors at Mr. S. M. Garrett's.
Air. G. I. Hughes has been sick for
a few days, but is better.
Mr. J. N. Leak has also been sick
for a few days.
Little Miss Kate Stephens spent
Saturday night with her grandmother,
Airs. Maggie Garrett.
Airs. Bettie Wilson spent Sunday
with Mir. and Mrs. Willie Riddle.
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Rabun, May 29.-Since the rain the
cotton is coming up pretty and the
farmers are very busy trying to get it
Guess tle threshers will soon be
coming around to thresh wheat and
There's a good deal of sickness in
this communily, but all are improving
slowly. 1 "****L1
Mrs. Rebecca Owens and Miss Edna
Owens visited Mr. and Mrs. Boardie
Owens of Eden section last Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Therion Saxon of
Greenwood visited Mr. and Mrs. Char
lie Saxon last w9.k.
Mr. Lyston Mahon of Greenville, is
visiting Mr. Laurens Mahon.
Mrs. Rebecca Owens and Miss Edna
Owens 'visited Mr. and Mrs. Claudo
Wasson of Friendship community
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Abercrombie
and little son, Bilie, of Atlanta, are
visiting Mrs. Melvina Abercrombie for
a few weeks.
Miss Cora League visited Misses
Vera and Allione Baldwin Saturday
night and Sunday.
Mr. Clay Bnbb of Fountain Inn is
visiting Murphree Mahaffey.
Mr. Murphree who was principal
of the high school at Fair Play, re
turned to his home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Belton Owens of Gray
Court visited Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Deason
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Lisbon, May 26.-The ground is wet
and the farmers are feeling much bet
ter. Today the cotton seed is sprout
ing right along.
The harvest season is on, and all
hands will be busy in a few days, until
the crops are laid by.
We heard two candidates talking the
,other day, and one said to the other,
there are so many of us, it will not do
to make a house to house campaign,
if we do, the farmers will make a kick,
--that pair had it down right, we think.
Mr. Will Pasley is visiting his aunt,
Mrs. Milam, and Mrs. Fuller and rela
tives at Mountville.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Perry, of Lau
rens spent last Sunday with J. T. A.
Dallew and family,
Richard Dunlap spent last Saturday
Rev. and'Mrs. N. J. Holmes have re
turned to Greenvilleafter spending
several days with Mr. A. R. Holmes
Miss Othella Milam and Mrs. Elisa
Golden and little babe, of Greenville,
are visiting at this place.
Mrs. J. T. A. Ballow slent last Ties
day with Mrs. 0 .11. Sinnons of Lau
We are glad to say that Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Lanford's little fellow is up
and able to run around again.
\liss Julia Irby and some of her
friends in Laurens, came down the
other afternoon to- spend a white with
Mrs. Ilolmes and Miss Sara and to
see how her turkey farm was getting
along. We hope that Mliss Julia will
have good luck and raise them by the
We are sorry to state that Mr. Blume
Milam is suffering very much with his
Mr. J. P. Cannon is a very sick man
right now, but we hope that he will
soon be bettor and be his usual self
Mrs. Corry Motes, of Mountville, is
visiting in this community.
Capt. Clarence Foster Smith carried
up his touring car yesterday for some
needed repairs before leaving for
Americus, Ga., to spend a few days
with his sister, Mrs. Lillie S-mith Dow
Dr, Louis G. Deall, assistant medical
director of the Southern' Life and
Trust Company, of Greensboro, N. C.,
spent Thursday, May 25th, at the offiee
of Dr. J. 1H. Teague c:onsulting with
and offering health suggestions to the
policyholders of the Greensvoro com
pany. The Southern Life and Trust
Company, it is said, engages quite ex
tensively 'in health conservation work
among its policyholders, and Dr. Beall
iakes periodical visits to the various
towns in that company's territory.
* LJ.NFORD NEIWS,
Lanford, lay 29.-The much needed
rain came at last any' farmers have
gone to work in earnest fighting grass.
Mrs. A. C. Camp is the guest of MIrs.
J. W. Lanford this week. '
Miss Carrie Lou Higgins is visiting
in Unioi, Buffalo and (Gaffney this
Miss Nell Welhorn and Miss Othel
la Johnson attended "Children's Day"
at New Prospect Saturday.
Prof. H1. S. Ihurdette is at home from
his school for the summer.
\Mr. Clyde Deshields came home from
Mr. Jimmie Drummond is at home
Capt. W. H1. Drummond is visiting in
Mr. E. H1. Moore thinks he is better.
Mrs. 11. M. Johnson spent Thursday
at J. W. Johnson's.
Capt. J. W. Lanford, Mrs. Lanford
and Mrs. Anna Camp are spending a
few days this week in Edgefleld.
The community was saddened to
hear of the death of -Mr. Geo. Little
Saturday. The family has the sym
pathy of the community,
Miss Nora Cannon is visiting in
Mrs. C. L. Waldrop wax in Laurens
We have just received a large ship.
of Mahogany Library Tables. They
are the biggest values we have over
shown, twelve etyles to select from.
They are priced from $1.25 to $10.00
less than the regular prices.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.