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" Local and Personal Mention. 8
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Mr. R. L. Smith, of Gray Court, was
Mir. J. . ,Miller, of Waterloo,. was
Miss Mary White, of Spartanburg, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. P. McGowan.
Mrs. Marie Miller, of Knoxville, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. F. lucks.
Miss Sadie Goggans, of Newberry, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Balle.
Mr. Nat Wallace, of Bryson, was in
Miss Ruth llagwell has accepted a
position as stenographer n the office
of Blackwell & Sullivan.
Mi. .John N. Finley and Mr. C. II.
Finley, of the Madden vicinity, were in
the city yesterda,.
Mrs. Clara Davis and little daugh
ter, Nancy, of Williamsburg, Va., are
visiting Mr. and Mrs. D. 1E. Barnett.
Mirs. Iiugh Sanford arrived in ihe
city last week to spend some time with
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Minter. Mr. San
ford also spent the weec-end here.
Mr. J. M. Golden, for several years
employed at the freight depot, has ac
cepted a position with the C., C. & 0.,
and has gone to Spartanburg to take
up !:Is duties.
W. F'rank WVright, Mr. and .\rs.
Frank Little and Mrs. W. I). Ilyrd of
Laurens county, not far from .lacks
township, caine down Wednesday by
automobile and spent the day in the
Mrs..J. Moore Mars is spending sev
er,+I days in the city wit Ii her parents,
\1r. and Mrs. 1E. If. Wilkes.
Mrs. W. 11. 'Clinkscales and little
sort, :dward, are visiting Mr. and .\lrs.
C 11. . ilomar. in Spartanburg.
Mr. .1. It. Pitts and son, of the iloyds
Mill section, were visitors in the city
Mrs. Mark lIellais Is visiting her
sister, Mrs. .1. M. Mebees, in Green
Mrs. M. A. itasor, of Waterloo, was
in the city looking after business in
Mr. J. A. Roberts, of Fountain inn,
I. F. D., was a visitor in the city Mon
Th'. and Mrs. J. L. Fennell and little
son, John Lindsay, Jr., of Waterloo,
were in the city shopping Monday.
Mrs. Mary C. Bowen and Mrs. R. E.
Copeland have returned to the city af
ter a visit to Raleigh and Hamlet, N.
Mrs. T. K. Elliott of Winnsboro,
spent several days last week with her
cousin, Dr. It. K. Aiken and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Gray, of Gray
Court, were visitors in the city Mon
day. Mrs. Gray will go to New York
in several weeks to visit Miss Wil Lou
Gray and other young ladies who are
studying there this winter.
Chic League Meeting.
A meeting of the Civic League is to
be held in the Court Ilouse Monday
night at 7:30 o'clock. A full attendl
an('e is requested by the league presi
The Wedn iesday ('Clb.
On October 25th, thle Wednesdlay
('lub mact withI Mirs. N. 11. iDial, its
P i'esid~ent. John Galswothy was tire
suir ect fot' tine (lay and Mr's. Btlack
well r'ead se'ver'al well-chosen selec
tions fr'om Ihis novels, gIvIng an adle
(utrieI idea of the GalsworthIy style.
Mrs.~ A. C. Tlodd r'ead a well-balanced
Iciie lsmn of ''A C'otunt ry I louse'', GalIs
worthy'ta novel tri'utling or divor'ce
lawus anid the at tltudie of i'nghlish socle
ty t owarid diIvoice.
A fter an interestinug business meet -
ing, excellent stial andi cotfee wei'e
servedh and thle clb adljournedl.
Court Cotnv'enes Today.
T1he Court of Common Pleas coin
venes this mior'ning. .Judge I. W. Hlow
man wvill presIde. Amionig tire stilts to
bre tried is that of tihe Rleedy Rtiver
Power Ceo. vs the CIty of 1Laurens on
ac'ouint foi' overdue paymnents for elec
Iric. cuirent. The legality of tine con
tract between tine cIty andl tire power
Comp iany is tire principal Issue In the
.I. A. IP. Mtoore Not Improving.
Mr. J. A. P. Moore, who was broughnt
ba(ck fr'omn a Cleveland hospital last
week, continues in a very serious coin
dhition and is many friends are uneasy
over his condItIon.
AS~TOUNDI NG REPOftT
Trho wvife of a merchant had stomt
achl troubrle so bad she could1( eat nothi
. ngbut toast, fruit and hot water. ICV.
eryltlung else would sour aind ferment.
ONi'C SPIOON i li, buckthIorn bark,
Sglgcorine, etc., as mlxedi In Adler-i-ka
beyneillted heir I NSTiANTiLY. Hecause
Adler-l-ka flushes the FCN1'iltlC alimnen
Stery. tract it reolioves ANY CASIT' of
consti iig~tn. sour stourach or gas andi
Prevent~? lrndici tis. I! lias QuIlCK
EST ate'n of anythIng we over sold.
Theb lKureka Drurg Co.
Why y' More for Samre Ooodse.
You cbuy very near everything'
fv ou nent - thr' two ble~ busny ntores of
J. C. Du'rit'& Co., Laur'ens. S. C.
" SOCIETY , ., ..
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Mrs. L. G. Ball entertained the
Bridge club of which she is a member
Vednesday afternoon. A profusion of
chrysanthemums gave a beautiful of
feet to the already beautiful home. Af
ter a number of games were played, a
tempting salad course was served. th
This afternoon at 2 o'clock, at the ti
home of Mrs. Mary Austin, her daugh- cr
ter, Fveline, will be married to Mr. Joe of
Nabors, Rev. 1. N. Kennedy, of Ora,
Performing the cereiony. Both young
people have a wide circle of friends Cl
who wish them much happiness in th
their married life. Ia
Gray Court, Nov. 5.-At noon today dc
W. M. Coker and Mrs. Fannie Tobin
were married by the Rev. 11. L. Bag- w
gott at the minister's residence.
The newly wedded couple left on a w
1:10 o'clock train for King's Moun
tain, where they will spend a week D.
wit It relatives of the bride.
Gray Cottrt. Nov. 5.--On the after
noon of November -1, )r. W. T. Pace,
who has recently located here, ar
rived withil his bride, having made the
It.rp f'roni ('olnmbia in his automobile
that day. Dr. Pace and Miss Men
Ilalt heock were married in ('olntumbia do
1rs. I". P. M (;owai entertained 'yes- (
torday afternoon in honor of Mrs. J.s
W. i'odd.I .Jr.. Mlss Amelia Todd and
Miss lary White, of Sparitanb urg. The
home was artistically decorated for
the occasion, many beaut ifti flowers
being in evidence. After original
games were played, deli'ious refresh
ments were served,
Gray Court, Nov. 5.-W. Z. Ball and
Miss Cora Putman were married at
the home of the bride's parents by
the Rev. I. L. Baggott Thursday ev
ening at 7 o'clock.
Friday morning the newly tnade
bridegroom carried his bride to his
country home near here, where they
will reside in the future.
Wedding Cards Issued.
Attractive cards as follows have
been received in the city: n
Mr. and Mrs. .1. E. Burnside e
request the pleastre of your corn- A
pany at the marriage of of
Dr. Lee lodges
Thursday evening, November the six
Nineteen htndred and sixteen
from six-thirty to eight-thirty o'clock
Creenwood, South Carolina.
Ant ac'omp tantyitng catrd annoutnces
that the wetdding will take place at t6
i'The above willI be read withI inter
est by fr'etnds of thle btrIde-to-be int
this city, witere she htas tmatny r'elatlves
Mt's. Pert' A. Simp ;sotn and her
dlautghtert, .\t's. .Johtn S. M\ot'gan of lIn'
iton, enttettaItine at a v'etry c'harmtt ing
trecepitiotn'l Tu rsday a fternt'ton In honor
of MilSs Atttella TIodd, oneO of the sea
SOt's tmost at tractivye bri'des-to-be.
.\trs. Sltttpsont's htomte Ott llatmiPton
Avenue was beautifutlly lighttedl, atnd
tmtus. LIttle Legar'e lilackwelI opent
etd the dootr fot'r the gttests andI .\ts. II.
K. A iken atnd Mtrs. A. 'C. TPodd gt'eeted
Stett int thet hall and Iintrtodutced them
to theo ladies t'eceiving. Those invited
to receive wi'tht M\rs. Simptsont atnd Mt's.
lotrgan we're, .isx Amella Todd, .\t's.
i't'xkine Todd, Mt's. Vatnce it'by, Mt's.
Perank .Sprtatt of Greenville atnd Mrs.
Jiohtn WellIs Todd,1 J1r.
.\lits i'st her' Towler' and M iles I ieae
Sullivan invited the ladies to the din
itng t'ootm, where' pin1k awl white bilock
ct'eatm and take were serv~ed. IEach
gttest ott leaving the dlitiIng roomt to
eevda (Iintv bellI antd ring tied1 with
wh ite ribbon as etitblotms olf thet hotn
ot'ee's apptroachtintg wedding.
The ditning roomt was vet'i pt'etty In
ptttk tones. A cutt glass vase of large
!)ink ('hrysanthtemutms adiorned the lace
cover'ed table andl pink litghts added a
t'ose ttnt to thle t'ootm. Mrs. M. L. Cope..
land, Mt's. W. L,. Gray antd Mt's. .J. L.
Mcbin assistedt in t he dittitng room.
MIsses Mlary and Kathleen Wilkes
served t'eft'eshmtents. itn the libr'ary
Mrlts. I,. ii. IlrlackwelI andt Miss Allione
Ilt'ank Is Itour ed t('n aind Alilsses Jutanita
WVil kes atnd C'ar'olIne ilanikn asalsted
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Statndard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic ist equally valuable as a
Genteral Tonic because It contains the
well kttown tontic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts Ont thte Liver, Drive.
out Malaria,- Enriches Ite Blood and
ihids una thte Whole System. 50 cents.
IE COMMUNITY FAIR
AT I00K BRJiDOE SCHOOL
oved a Decided Success, both Social
ly and Financially. Bl'uo libbons
Rlock Bridge, Nov. 6.-The Commun
Fair annually hold here has again
Dved a decided social and financial
ecess. On this day every man in
3 community puts aside his business
res and every houekeeper her house
oping duties, and gather together to
cuss better farming methods, bet
recipes and the latest design in
achet. One of the most interesting
the exhibits was an old style gun
hibited by Mr. Jas. W. Chandler.
In the school exhibit Miss Frances
andler's map of South Carolina won
a blue ribbon; Miss Adelaid WVil
'd's, the red.
Louise Decknel won the prize offer
for best penmanship in the primary
In the athletic events the winners
100-yard lash--Glenn Davis, Ed
ird Chandler, William Simpson.
G0-yard dasl-Nannie Greer, larry
Three-legge(d race-Emily Davis
lit Leita M ilam, Lawrence Davis
lh John Davis,
In the sack race--Edward Chndler'
is the first to reach the goal.
An Error in Premi uinn List.
In the preitnii list printed last
ek an error crept in under the horse
art ment. 'nder Ilie entry "lest
andandc Blred1 Staillion" Dr. Ii. 11.
'itlon's eitry shoiild have been giv
lh'st place wwViih .1. M. Copeland andl
ty 1,. Copeland second and third re
BetBy Every Test.
See our big values in Knives and
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Looking into the Future.
Buy your fall and winter goods now.
o not put it off-buy now. Prices on
erchandise are leaping upwards
ch week. Buy now and save money.
s soon as our present stock is sold
it prices will have to change with
arket conditions. Conm and bury
)w. J. C. Burns & Co., Department
You will do y
look over these w
stock is complete
and see for yours,
Alisesl'lonSuilts only .. .. . ...
.\isses' bleacd UnIon Suits ....
.\isses' heavy bleachedl ('non Su
Boy's heavy ibl Union Sulta..
Latdies' rib Vests .............. .
Ladles' rIb bleachedl Vestas.
Ladles' h'eavy rIb Vests .........
Ladles' bleachedl l'nlon Stilts ..
Extra heavy UnIon Suits .... ....
In oui' stock now you willl find
things just i'eceivedi at prices tha
I han please you.
Good Serge Skir'ts at .. .. .
Good ilack U nderskli't......
New Style W'ool Serge Suilt ..
Silk Crepe de' ('IiIne Wast .....
Itig lot WVool P'ops iin Suils, new styl
andl briown . . ... . .. . .
New style Sport Coats.....
Ladles' Long C(oats, all wool fr or
- -N J* r .J* v., *J 1\ LV i X~J 1 1110yQ9.L U
A BOOKCASE in the house is more than
one more piece of furniture. It is the
rallying point of home culture, the chil
dren's treasure chest, the store of big sister's
romance, brother Bob's spinner of yarns
and the genial companion and philosophic
friend of the elder members of the family.
It is the Heart of the Home. And if it is
a Globe-Wernicke Sectional Bookcase it
grows as the book collection grows, section
S. M. & E. H.
Feast of B4
rourself an injustice if you fail t
onderful values that we are c
and our prices speak for thems<
to........ ...... ..... ...... ............ $15,0
trnent ,'hi is d;thliace to get just t he kind 0
....2cI inch i~tur Truii nmiing, blaCK and white . . -.3
... . .. 111c 1 in ti iiading, black and white ...
s ... 50c 2 1-2 inch1 I'ur ilandling, black, brown and
while .... .........................$.01
liPig lot liraids from .... ..........le to -..3
(ojid atid( S-1ilver ba4I(e, yVar from111 . . 500W to $q.
W .lus received newV iipmlen t this week.
. gaIIIreamilerge dIol uls, oy .... .... ....o50
Satin Collars antd ulfs,( only ........... $1.01
I lroaidelot h ( ollars, ony i.... ..........$1,.1
wmU more' Ladies' Dress Shoes
. ...$2.89 We are' still showing a complete line of
--... e leatheirsi and styles. Ilememb er we are
- .$1.4) still selling at. money saving prices to
--.$10.00 our cuistomiers of from 50e to 'le. per
. ....$2.80 pa ir. We will be glad to show you. Comoc
a, green In and lake a look and be( your own judige
....$1 7.5i0 as to quality aniid price.
...$4.18 $(6.50 value Patent or Kid Lace (wh~lite tolp)
1 $19.00 only .... ....................,.....$59(
The House of Good VWhwrs
Laurens, S. C.
being added to section as needed. Books
never overflow and clutter up tables or
open shelves, there to gather dust, grow
dog-eared or be damaged otherwise.
Globe-Wernicke patented features insure
the perfect protection of books-they ex
clude dust and excessive moisture, and
prevent sticking, binding, warping, sagging
or mechanical difficulties of any sort what
Vilkes & Co.,
S.es C Carolinaor
o c50 alu aten our0 slhtore nd$40
I$-..00) value id 141i0i l inch top,1 nly 1.01),
$ 1.110 value l'atent Ilutoni or' 1i1(ee, only3 $31.51
$:L.50 vafluei l'altenit lluttin or' 141C(e, cloth
top, (bnly .............. ..........,.$.00
$:t.5 value( (hiun .\etal 141CC ori llut ton, only $31.004
$:.00' va lue (1in1 .\letl lhitton or' 1ace, (lot h
tol, (only........... .......... ... ....g
$ .00 value l'a tenlt Iliiutton or I41ee, (cloth
top 01 khI, only............ .............$254
S I -.1 ic high top, Wite C'anvas, only $4.50)
S II1-.1 n high lop. whitle ('ainas, only $2.54)
S I - inchI hiIghI tolp, WVhite Canv as, low lheel
only....... .......... ........ ..$2.0)
Tans, lLttn or ia, n styles or'
leathers, frorn .I . . $1.00 to $31.00
Women's Work Shoes
('x alf, capI to .. . ..).. . . . $1.75
ilox ('aif, plain toe .. .. .. .. $1.75
VIel Kidl, iplin toe, ('loth lined(1.... .... .5
I lot. WomeniI's Work ShIoes, (ap or' 1)1a1n
......................... ........ ..$.50
Ilox al izes ~./,X 1-2 to 12. foir school wear' $1.25
1lox alf rsizes 12 to 2, for school weart . . $1A50
.n 's liihhers' only.-.--.-............ ..7
I adie' liubbersl'1 only.--...... ........500