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Shiloh, Juno 19.-The rainy weather
of the past several weeks has caused
the farmers to get badly behind with
their work. Numbers of them. are not
done thinning cotton.
'Miss Irene Wallace who graduated
from the Laurens high school recent
ly, is spending her vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wasson of the
Friendship community spent Sunday
With Mrs. John McDowell.
Miss Margaret Wolff is spending her
vacation with her r-arents Mr. and
Mrs. C. M. Wolff. Miss Wolff was the
successful teacher of the Fleming
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Tumblin of i-len
dersonville, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. James W. Chestein.
Mrs. Rebecca Owens of Rabun spent
the week-end with Mrs. J. C. Hellams.
Misses Anna and Cornelia Wallace
were the guests of Misses Fay and
May Hellams Sunday afternoon.
Mr. John -iellams has been very sick
for several days. The following of
his children vidited him Sunday: Mlr.
and Mrs. Arthur Curry, Mr. and .\rs.
Earl Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ala
haffey, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wasson,
Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Hellams and \irs.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Coke Bolt were the
guests of Mi. and Irs. Gary Wallace
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Armstrong and
family were the guests of Mr. and .irs.
Martin Armstrong Sunday.
Mr. Milton Wilson has returned fromt
Wofford college. lie is spending his
vacation with hiis motlher, Airs. Payne
Master Wofford, the little son of \l'.
and Mrs. Roy O. Gray has been very
ill for several weeks. We are glht
to hear that he is improving.
('ROSS HILL NElW S.
Cross 11111, .une 19.-Cross 11111 is to
have a Chautauqua. The town has
signed up with the Radcliff Chautau
qua company of Washington, ). C.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, .July.
12th, 13 and 1.1 is the time agreed up
on. Dr. D. W. Daniel and other noted
lecturers, the Alpine Yodlers and oth
er famous musicians, Agricultural, ed
ucational and health orators will be
some of the attractions. The program
is being irepared as rapidly as possi
ble, and will be made as interestin t
and as profitable to all people as..labor
and means will permit.
Prof. J. Pierce Coats of Beaufort,
after spending a week here with his
parents, has gone on to Nashville to
attend the Peabody Summer School.
1-e expects to be there until Septem
ber. Mlr. Coats has ben given one of
the two scholarships assigned to this
state by that school.
Prof. 1.andon 1. Reeder, principal
of North Pacolet school, Spa-rtanburg
county, is attending the WVinthrop
sunneri school at Rlock 11111. llis
family ai'c here with relatives.
.\i'. Itobeirt A. Boyce has been ighi
sick foi' several d1ays. I us condition1
senms still uninpioved.
Mirs. Ra wls of Rticihand coumnty3 1.
sp~endlIing soniei time hiere w'IL ithihe sis
ter', .\iis. lItarmon,.
.airs. Arant of Elorcee is v'isitinig her
sister, M\rs. 3. H1. (Goggans.
Miss Carry Fullerci of Atlanta is a
ver'y pleasant visitor to her' cousin,
Mliss Zell Goodman at IHarg Spings.
Mi's. Aiec Owinigs has r'etur'ned fromn
a several weeks' stay with her' son, lDr.
.Aiaurice Owings of llaltimnore,
.Mris. lairy iloyce llradley of .\tonte
cello, Ga., is here for a month with
hei' miotherci, .\hi's. Bettic Boyce.
.\l iss \'irni' Calhonn111 of (Greeiiw1oodl
couty13 is visiting hier sisterms, .lr's. T.
M. 1Pinson and M\rs. J1. W. lItannah.
Messi's Alec llrown and( Jt. C. Me
(Oowan of' thle Chtadel caine home last
week for' the summner.
Messrs. 'T. M. P'inson and J. W. S'im
mnons spment scver'al days last week at
Wr'ightsvillc Beach go'ing onl an excuir
sion given by the S. A. L. Railway.
Several cotton blooms have been
found in this section. Th'e first report
ed were by Dr. J. H. Miller and T. T.
Hill1 on the 1-4th.
Mi's. J. A. Guthrie is visiting her
peopl)1 in Noi'th Carolina.
Mrs. RtobertL Corley of Columbia is
spendinig sever'al weeks here with her
mother, Mr's. Florence Cirley.
The Baptist congreogation enjoyed
two splendid discourses on the second
Sunday. Mr'. C. 13. hobo spoke Sunday
moi'nihg and Rev. E. A. Fuller preach
ed Sunday evening. Both of them
were helpful and app~reciated by goed
Mr. Fuller is one of the gi'owing
young prieacerms of the day andl Mr.
Hobo is a preaching layman who is
doing much for the Christiart cause.
*To the Public.
"I have been using Chamberlain's
Tablets for indigestion for the past six
months, and it affords me pleasure to
say I have never used a remedy that
did me so much good."-Mrs. C. E.
Riley, JIlion, N. Y. Chamberlain's
Tablets are obtainable evertwhere.
SOUTH CAROLINA MILITIA
WILL RESPO1ND PROMIPTLY
Military Companies of this State Stand
in Itadiness to G(o to the Front.
Columbia, Juno .19.-The military do
partment of South Carolina today
stands ready to put into instant exe
cution the order for mobilization of
the State's National Guard, announced
in dispatches from Washington. Pre
liminary orders outlining the move
ment of the State's 2,568 men to the
mobilization camp already have been
issued, and wily the word of command
is. waited before the citizen-soldiery
assemble at their stations and move
to the concentration camp at Styx, in
Lexington county, a few miles from
The adjutant general thinks that, as
all plans for mobilization have been
long prepared In advance, the entire
strength of the National Guard can
be mobilized at Styx within the live
day period alloted for the opera
Gov. Manning issued a stateiient
militia and of citizens who could help
in the patriotism and loyalty of the
imlitia and of citizens who could help
or hinder the work of the National
Will Iespond Pt'rontitiily.
"Fouthi Carolina will promptly re
spond and furnish her quota," de
clared Gov. Manning. "I am confldent
that the call for additional men in
the service will be met by our loyal
and brave men in an offer of their
services to 'defend their country. Fur
thermore, those who employ men will,
I am sure, see their duty in making
it ipossible and easy for licir emt 'loyes
to join the National Guard and thuis
discharge an obligation that rr si
in11011 ( 1ry citizenl to contribttte i.;
imrt for American deCfensec and to pr;o
teet A merican lives and honor."
Gen. Mloore was at his dlC( far
into the night, awaiting orders frot
the proper olilcecr. Ile has already
cCiiniu nicated with Col. E. Al. Iliythe
amd Col. Ilolmaes HI. Springs, who have
in turn gotten into touch with Ih it
Gen. .loore sent the following tele
gram to the chief of the bureau of
militia affairs in Washington:
"The organized militia of South Car
oline, including the naval militia,
stand ready to answer any calls of
duty within or without the tSates.
The guard is not only willing but
anxious to respond to the call of their
country in this crisis."
Gen. Moore, commenting upon his
telegram, said that. he could not have
asked, for a more hearty spirit of co
operation than lie received from the
company officers lie had been in comt
The full war strength of the South
Carolina militia, said Gen. Moore last
night, will approxImate over 5,,000 of
ficers and men. This strength will be
distributed among two regiments At
12 infantry companies each. In ad
dition each regiment will have one
Sillily comilpay of 5.1 men ld one
machine gun company of i1 1me.
There wIll be live Comnhies0 of coas
ar ti lery w~hih, w~hen mu lste(red .t o fitll
war strentgth, will aggregate 750) eni
listed mten and1( abou t :20 oilicer s. Th e
tnaval militIia, consistinag of f'ourt di
vis icns, will have ani (tirte en listmiient
of about I2010 meni and a pprox Iiatel y
20 otileets. 'The hieadqutariterts t co
Paniy will consIst of 50 min andil thle
(itne cavalry Itroop--the Cha rlsMt on
1,1ght IDragoons-of (GS muen anmd I three
The prellminiary pr~epariation and
the 1)ermanen11t atrrangiiemeniti s of tihe
mob111iitilon eatmp at Styx will Ibe In
(charge ef .\laj. Patrtick .J. Drtewv o1
liarnwell, chief of the (uttermaiitster'
de'par tmetit, whio Is already itn Column
b't ,, whrie hle stopped over on h is
way to (lnntu i-"prlngs, where he in
tentdedl to spenid his v'acnt!on. ('apt.
.1. .\I. Irahtam, Ninet(eenth inti ry t.,
Carolina, will tmister in thle troops
a fter~ their arrival at Slyx. Geti. W.
W. Aloore, adljutanlt getieral, wIll be
in immiledla toecharige of thle (camiip.
3Many Hlaie Enuought.
The adjiutatnt general statedl last
night that many of the comupatnies
would bie mutsteredl to thle mininium
wvar strength--05 men-andl ready to
move within 418 hours. He was of theo
opinion that the entire militia of the
State woutld be at the mobilization
gtouinds before the titme limit of flye
(lays after receipt of otrders had been
The recruliting officer for each com
pany will have to remain at his home
station after his comlpanly has de
parted, secure additional enlistments
to bring the orgatization's enrollment
up to 150~ men, maximum wvar strength
WILL 31Y ('HILD TAKE~
DR1. l(ING'S NEWl D)ISCOVERLY?
TIas best answer is Dr. IKing's Now
.Discovery itself. Its a pleasant sweet
syrup, easy to take. It contains the
medicines which yeturs of experience
have proven best for Coughs and
Colds. Those who have used Dr.
King's New Discovery longest are its
best friends. Besides every bottle Is
guaranteed. If you' don't get satisfac
ion you get your money back. Buy
a bottle, use as directed. 'Keep what
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Ninety Nine Cents Sale
"Ninety-Nine" spells bargain---at our store---Friday and Saturday.
You will take the right step in the preparedness movement against
high prices, if you avail yourself of the opportrfity to buy goods at un
heard of prices on today's market.
9S1," (th- fly Mall's Panama Yard wide any Iand, 2Oan's a)nn aiiit'S.
1II1t .cI 1riday and Satmr--\ aids 1'1.. .. .. .... .99 Men'. ( Sik 'I'9
a. 1(. tV.r . ..9
!lt u my 2 aSi I it a1'1 (heviot Shii'tiiig, groodWi( o Sl
(( i1I1;4( (IvM."1'2 yards fl8 .. .. .. .9 1 i' .................99
9!b- oti (I anyi Men's Im'a1s II tvk ( ott ott 'I''1.s. 1 ti 4
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over j4.5. O.
(J).(f at .tie'Ili iiiett. spca 2 . ~1.2 yards.. 99 One I(lt \ '. Sp'1Sh l.
9!h- t1Y of any Lay 'il (lla j. V andit,
Jt(aenl Suit, sold Friday anld :(;-jueh Ii i 1 i l i ti'da..90
,atu I rd ay 3" . yards fo . 99
S'm ael (o1 Hats in M\illiniery' I bilk *1 .s( and :;z-.O 'v alto.
I arge lIath Towels, 25 value, 1 I i i, your choic fo 9 .99
Friday and Sat orday 5 for. ..99
(One lot *1 .25 black 1:11(k)- eltiln'. 1.2 ail* .(
Yad wide IPajama Cheek. 12 skirts, at 1 nd
y r s f r. . . . . . . . . . . . .9 9B r n Shrs F i a
yards____for__._.___.________ _ .__ardg shipment Lfior' $1.25 ..t.. at n .a., .. .. . 99
Yaird Wide OI ti lenhit. 12 Waists, special at.9v O( v lot Mens *1.00 Shiigts,
yards for.. .. .. .. .99 99v oil of any .adies' $4.00 wit..9 2 9 Bra Collirs .99
Table of 99cts Slippers
Broken lots, ladies and children, values $1.50 fo $3.50. Take
your Choice of any pair on this table for - - - 99C
Ladies Slippers, 2kirs, ao . 1-2 Chlde Sliper.ize.. .99 Wit
CanvasSlipprs, al sizeofor5a.iesandichldren
Wit Eah 9c Pckae Sld ridy ad Stu day wnd wituday prcpuie .ne
Cashh__il___('_lar. rgdead I
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W. M. U.
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The quarterly meeting of the 2nd
Division of the W. M. IT. will meet with
Beaverdam Church the Saturday be
fore the fourth Sunday, June 2-1. Del
egates from the 3rd'or lower Division
are asked to be with us at that time
where a cordial welcome awalts them.
Devotional Exercises conducted by
Mrs. May Madden.
Enrollment of delegates.
Address of welcome by Mrs. Ina C.
Response by Mrs. C. 13. Dobo.
Discussion, "An Ideal Program for a
Monthly W. M. U. Meeting". Open
ed by Mrs. Guy Smith, followed by
Mrs. Charlotte Hipp and Mrs. Wash
ington of Gray Court.
"The Great Need of Charts in Teach
ing" by Mrs. Clara Watts.
Appointment of Committees.
Devotionaj Exercises conducted by
Mrs. Josie Martin.
Ia) It's Need.---Mrs. Nat. Austin.
(b) It's III)portance.--.\ms. J. S.
Y. W. A. and R. A. Work.-llow best
to get. young people interest"I. Mrs.
Emma Roper and Mrs. Mary Barks
Cleo Wofford, President.
Alile aubb, Secretary.
Yaarrab Temple, Atlanta, together
with other Shriners and their families
will use the SA 130A RI) Alit NI NE
RA I V WAY in tawo special trains, start
ing from Atlanta, Ga., Satuarday, .1uly
811h, on following scehedule:
L-eave Atlanta .. .. .....9:100 A .\t
Leave Abbeville .. ......2:10 P M
Leave Greenlwood .. .. 2:35 ' .\
IIave Clinton .... ... 3:20 P .\
Arrive Iuffalo .. next day 7:45 P M
These two trains will be the finest
and most complete in every respect.
1XTREMELY LOW ROUND-TiPlP
FARES WILL lIE IN EFFECT. For
speciflc rates, Pullman reservation or
other information, call on nearest
EABOARD Agent or write
Asst. 0. P. A., Atlanta, Ga.
C. S. Com pton,
T. P. A., Atlanta, Ga. 483t
( ,EN. 31IIS S.1 VS I 1:,0111
3111.1Ti'.\.llEN ('.\1,1,1:0 Ol''
Chief of Division of 3111111ii A iairs Es
timates This as Mlinimum Force.
Washington, .1une 1S.-Grig. Gen.
Alfred Mills, chief of the division of
militia affairs, estimated the rininuin
militia force to be called out to be
Atlanta Lodge No. 78 and Birming
ham Lodge No. 79, together with other
Elks and their friends will leave Sun
dlay, .luly t9th over the SEAHOARlD
AIlt LINI HAILhWA.Y for Ialtimore,
.\ld., to at tend the great E0K. H tl'N
ION, special train starting from Firm
Ingham, Ala., on following schedule:
ILeave iBirmingham .. .. .. 8:00 A M
Leave Atlanta .. .... ....1:10 P .\
Leave Althe\i:le .. .. ..5:21 1) .\
Leave Greenwood 1.. .. ..6:49 I' M
Leave Clinton .. ......7:34 P .\
Arrive Baltimore next day 11:30 A M
SPECIAL ROUND-TRlI) RATKS
WILL l IN EFFECT. For siecifle
rates. Pullman reservntion or other
infounation, call on nearest SCA
BOARD Agent or write
Asst. G. P. A., Atlanta, Ga.
C. S. Compton,
T. P. A.. Atlanta, Ga. 48-3t
ioeer ('ilifornia Neutral.
San Dicgo, Cal., June I8.-l.ower
California will remain neutral in t.he
event. of hostilities between the Unit
ed States and Mexico, aocerding to
advices received here today from Col.
10steban Cantu, military Governor of
31Mr. and Mrs. J. T. ('rawford to Move.
Mr. J. T. Crawford has been pay
master at the Brogon Mill for several
years, and has recently been promoted
to night supIerintendent of the Wil
liamsmton Mills. Mr. and 'Mrs. Craw
ford are moving today, to the regret
of their many friends. Mrs. Crawford
will go to her former home in Gray
Court for a visit. of a month, while the
hungalow which is being built for
them in Willinamston is being corn
Barbecue at Water-loo.
There will be a barbecue at Water
loo Saturday, Juno 24th, to which the
public is invited. Pfrominent speakers
will be present.--Adv.