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8 Lee!a and Personal Mtentio, 8
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Mr. R. L. Stoddard, of Owings Sta
tion, was in town Monday on business.
Mr. Biuegen H. Wilkes spent Mona
day in Clinton attending to business.
Mr. S. J. Craig, of Ora, was in town
Tuesday attending to business.
-J.C. , Smith and W. C. Wharton,'
of' Waterloo, were business visitors
in town. Monday.
Mrs. Pinkney Wimberly, of St.
George, is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Messrs Charles and Clary McCuen,
of'Princeton, spent Friday visiting rel
atives 'in this city.
gr. R. C. Owings, of Owings".StA
Lion, was a business visitor in town
Mir. and Mrs. Clyde Franks spent
Sunday ;in thQ Beaverdam section, vis
lMiss 'Ludie Taylor, of Princeton,
spent the week here visiting relatives
Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Oxner and
daughter, of Kinards, spent a few
hours in town Tuesday shoppiing.
Miss Mattle Dell Browning, of Gold
vyile, motored to the city Tuesday and
spent a few hours shopping.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Patterson, of Lan
ford Station were shoppers in town
Mr. Cab Martin, of Youngs Township
was in town Tuesday attending to bus
Mrs. Augustus Milam, of Mountville,
7R. P. D.. was in the city Tuesday for
a few hours shopping.
Mr. \V. P. Thomason, connected with
Wilkes and Co., is confined to his bed
on nacount of a severe cold.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gray, Mrs. Rosa
1. Cane and Miss .lulia I rby leave this
nierning for C. o'1 mbia to attend the
Mr. Jack McCravy attended the foot
ball game in Greenville Saturday be
tween Georgia Tech and Furman Uni
Mr. A. c'. Owings, recently of this
city, now living in Owings Station,
spent Tuesday here among friends
Mr. .1. E. Clary, who is now travel
ing the two Carolinas, spent the week
end in thoe city with his children and
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Young, of Gaff
ney, are visiting their mother, Mirs.
George Young, on North Harper street
for a few days.
Mrs. I. If. Wilkes will leave Thurs
day for Abbeville where she will visit
for several days at the home of Mrs.
W. A. Jami.e on.
Miss Dollie Puller, of the Heaver
dam section. was a visitor last week
in the hone' of her sister, Mrs. 'Clyde
'Mr. Edwin Moseley, who is teaching
school in Greenwood, spent the week
end here visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. I). Moseley.
Mrs. W A. Jamieson of Abbeville,
spent, several (lays last week in Lau
rens hav'ing !omne over for the Wilkes
Mr. andl Mrs. 11. L,. Scalfe, Mrs. W
B. Owens and Miss McCasian, all of
Clinton attended the Wilkes-Mars wed
Misses i'stheir lFowler', Iuth iad
lItattle Kate Kasterby left Monday for
('olunmbia, where they will spend the
w, cek attendinig the State Fair.
Mrs. .J. 0. C. Fleming andi Mrs.
Prank Caine spent a few (lays last
week in Coluiimbia visiting friends and
Mlisses Amneiia D~rummbond, D~orris
Young and DrunchIl Owings spent theo
week-end in Fouintaln 'inn', visiting
Mlr. ad Mrs. M. J. P'arson.
Mr. l'verett Taylor, of P'rinceton,
sipent a coulle of days in the city last
week, visiting relatives anid also tak
ing in tihe fair.
Miss Bernice Ailgood, .Mri. .John All
good and Mi'. Math~ew ial, all of An
derson, and Miss (Cora lautnami, of GIray
Court, visitedi Miss Nannle Burns Fi
Misses KilizabethI Young and Julia
Iliendlerson who are at tenin~ig school
at Winthrop College, are expected
homne next Friday to spend the week
end with* their plarents.
Mr. and Mrs. Fitz Lanford, of
Woodruff, spient the dny in th'. city
Sunday visiting theIr relatives, Mr.
and Mrs. Graves L. Knight on WVest
Mr. Eugeneo Powei's, who Is attend
lng 1schoo1 at Furman University,
Spent the week-end hero with is par'
entr, coming on Tlhuirsday so as to
take in the fair.
Mr'. William .tacobs and part of isi
1 Hi rl am'ty, of Clintonm, passed thrlioughl
here a'uec,.ay morning motoring to
Spartanbur g. MIr, .Jacobs wll be0 marli
r'ied to MIss Kdna Shmockley oIf Spair
hoanbut 'ay and their manIiy friendis
wish the rli long, happy and p rosper'
Mdisse. 11nnio Kateo Chidroesa anln
Ire ,Wr1. , 'wchers r, ~he ry
Vc . l Mr,. am.. airs.
Steo sens. M.' i lalley and
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S - SOCIETY ,, . .
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On October 11th, the second meet
ing of the Wednesday Club was held
at the home of Mrs. H. S. Blackwell.
Fourteen members were present.
Gertrude Atherton and her novel
"Mrs. Balfamo" and Ellen Glasgow's
"Life and Gabriela" were the subjects
of the day. Afteit delicious refresh
ments and a pleasant social half hour
the meeting adjourned.
At a meeting of the Young Peoples'
Christian Endeavor society in the
Presbyterian church on last Sunday
night the following were elected as
delegates to the State convention
which is to be held in Sumter on Nov.
10-12: Mrs. H. K. Aiken, Mrs. Robert
Eichelberger, Rev. C. F. Rankin, Mr.
E. I. Wilkes, Miss Nell Miller, Miss
Kathleen Wilkes, Miss Roberta Dor
roh, Miss Mildred Counts, Miss' Mary
Wilkes, Miss Elizabeth Richey and Mr.
Entertained in Asheville.
Mrs. Railing entertained last night
at the Battery Park hotel with a
bridge dansant in honor of Mr. and
.frs. Ferris Cann of Savannah; Mrs.
Walter Montgomery of Spartanburg;
Mrs. Lucas 'of Laurens, S. C., and
Mliss Jessie. Thompson of Spartanburg.
Twelve tables were arranged in the
ballroom and dancing was indulged
in after every four hands of bridge.
The prizes were won by Mrs. Scott
and Mr. Eugene Jones. Mir. Hudson
won the booby prize, while .1ir. Per
ris 'Cann cut the consolation prize.
(luests' prizes were awarded to all
A beautiful but quiet wedding took
place Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock
when Miss Imogen Jiackson Wilkes
became the bride of Mr. J. Moore
Mars of Abbeville, at the home of the
bride's parents, Ni. and .\Irs. 1. If.
Wilkes. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. Charles F. Rankin, pastor of
the First Presbyterian church of Lau
tens. Only the relatives and very in
timate friends of the bridal couple
.lust before the entrance of the
bridal party Mres. Iugh Kerr Aliken
sang "love's 'Coronation" and "My
Icart is Singing". The Lohengrin
W\'edding MIarch was played by irs.
M. L. Roper. . The only . attendants
were the bride's sister, Miss Kathleen
\W'ilkes as maid of honor and Ir. W.
.1. Smith of Abbeville, as best man.
Miss Wilkes wore a lovely gown of
yellow satin cha rmeuse and en i-ried
an armful of yellow chrysant Ihetmuimis.
At the first strains of the wedding
march the groom entered with his best
man. The bride and her fat ier en
tered together, Preceded by the maid
If honor. The bride's wedding robe
was of ivory, satin made en train and
I rinmmed withI radium silk lace. lI er
veil was caughit withi a string of pearls,
andl sihe carriedl a shiowei' bioiuquet of
bride wore a lovely dliamond bronal.,
(lie gift of the bridegroom.
After congrat ulatins from t hose
iresen t a beautifuli recept ion followed
between the hours of eight and ten.
immedlat(ely after the reception
Mir. and Mlrs. Mlars left for a fewv weeks
trip north, after which they will be at
home to t heir friends in Abbeville. The
bride's going away suit was Of luei
broadeclothI with blue and gold acces
soies to miatch. Mir. Mlars is a well
knownt lawyer of Abbeville, while his
bride, a graduate of Winthrop College
is one. of Laurens' most popular young
(let NlcK inley sheet music at Flenm-.
ing Brothers' store. 10e per' copy,
At Oray ('ourt-Owings.
Dri. E. M. Poteat will lecture at Gray
Court-Owings school building Thurs
day evening, Nov. 2nd, beginning at
7:30 o'clock. 'Admission fees of 10
and 20 cents will be charged,. the pro
eedIsto be devotedl to school purpos
en. he pblieislnvited.
(Cross Anchor Fair.
The Township Community Falr, of
Cross Anchor, will be held at Cross
Auncbor' Friday and Saturday of thi"
week. An attractive entry I' 't has
becen dlistributed, giving the desired
formiation about the fair. The pr .,,in'
is imited to attend.
A sol1id ear load of Rocking 'Cheirr
just receiv'd. These gooti wer
bou %hit hark In the s;w"ing b'efore tht
ade~' ie in iericc andq we have nuP
0. ti o*~ld t'rices, givIng .
v'ahics fth, vili savey you lone.
- WILKI'S &
I ~, ~ . .hildre
CITY ATTORNEY RESIGN&
loUowing Discussion of Answer to Suit
Filed by Power Company Against
R. 10. Dabb, city attorney, handed
In his rosignatiin to the City Council
Wonday afternoon following a discus
sion of the suit filed against the city by
the Reedy River Power Company for
back payments on electric power furn
ished the city. In explanation of his
retion Mr. Babb asked that his letter
f resignation be spread upon the min
ites of the council, as follows:
ro the City Council of the City of IAu
Laurens, S. C.
Wherea. , certain litigation has aris
'n between the Reedy River Power
Company and the'City of Laurens; and
Whereas, as City Attorney I advised
you that in my opinion, the Power
Company would prevail in its eonten
tions in the event of litigation; and
Wherena by resolution duly adopted
you desire and have directed that in
.inswer to t!.e complaint served on you
l, the Recdy liver Power Company
that the de'ense of fraud be interposed,
a hich defen'se in my opinion imputes
moral fraud to the plaintiff; and
Whereas, I am unwilling to sign any
pleadings imputing moral fraud to any
)erson without the submission to me of
evidence sulliient to convince me that
there is a probable ground for such a
Now, therefore, finding myself un
able to agree with you in your course
in this act ion, I deem it wise to tender
to you my re'signation as City Attorney
[s1 I could not. conscientiously under
take to set uti this defense and, there
fere, will not hamper you in your ef
forts to c(Onteel the ease on this
In justice to myself I will ask that
this letter be spread upon the minutes
of yourl Board.
IRespect fully submitted,
It. M,. BHA D1.
laurens, S. C., Oct. 25, 1916.
Messrs Richey & Rlichey are conduct
ing the case for the city, having been
previously employed by the council.
C. I.. Ilaubert, of hliladelphia, a
specialist who was here some time
ago, will be here again today and to
morrow at the LTaurens hotel. Men de
siring to see him may call there for
('111 3MON Pl'E.ts (Ilt-T NOV. 6'1'11,
Jnge bownn to Preside. Probably
be -Tiwo 1Week's Session.
Corut of Commhon Pleas will mweet on
Monday. Nov. 6th, Jludge 1. W. how
luau presiding. The jiry connission
ers met at the usual place for draw
ing on Saturday, Oct. 2I , and drew the
First week's Jurors, as follows:
Secutlletown 'Townlship)- --.1. 5. C'raig.
IiaIs .1. Y. Taylor, It. It. Owings,
RItb. 1':. .\Ioore, C. If. Kellett, T. C.
MlcCauley, I). I). itrownlee.
Iiunter-I-dg ar 'I'odd, W. T. I'ut man,
- I. I oI eland . . I lairston, .' I.
A\htira A. C. I en lieltt, W. I. .tlohnlsona,
5. .1. A da ir.
ittsa, WN. II. .\l oiiroe, l'ugenei I. Simp..
Youings- -W. C. ( mow, WV. T. Ste
I aurensfl-Ge-o. WN. Garr elt, Ii. .
Iigstoni, 1. II. I leatoni, Wi. Ii. iranks,
TI. .J. Irvinu, IE.( .iJesse, lE. it. iHolI.
C'ross llill-J. WA. W~ard, J1. 1. Mliller.
Waterloo--H. M1. L~atimer.
.Jacks--I,. P. Nabor8, E. W. Bonds.
Court .will prob~ably last for t wo
weeks. JIurors for second week will
be drawn on Saturday, to rerve for Ithe
second week, com~imencing on! .\onday,
We ar nohlowinug Ithe besit antd big
gert line of I eating Stoves to be foundi
andl our prices arc right.
S. M1. & E. ii. W[.K EX & CO.
Woodlrowv Wilson Pnund,
The AdIvertiser hais received $1.00
each from Mlessrs WV. C. Mlitchell andl
WV. K. Alitchell, of Mlounfville. UJrgent
cells for' more funds are no wheing
sent out by the -National D~emocratic
conimittee and Laiurens county people1
may respond according to their en
thuniasnm through Thio Advertiser.
While the commilttee is veri grateful
for every coat ribut ion that is made, It
Is tryving to impress the fact upon
welt-to-do D~emioerats -thit larie
amounts arc aiceptible. The campaign
is nearing ani end now and those who
desire to contrihbute should do so at
once. The Advertiser will miale a re
'ulttance in several days and woni-1 be
glad to forward a larger sunm ' n it
now ~ias on hand.
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