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Mr. Carl T. Proilltt of Austin spent
Monday here on business.
Mr. James D. Pitts of Austin was
here yesterday for a short while.
.1. N. Elledge, of Ware Shoals, was
in the city yesterday.
Mr. George Ferguson of Trough, S.
C., spent the week-end in the eli.
Mr. William 11. PItts of Ware
Shoals was here for the day yesterday.
Mr. Pat W. Madden of Cold Point,
spent the day here yesterday.
Mr. John L. Powers of Alma, spent
Tuesday in town on business.
'Mr. Ed Clary spent several days in
the city last week.
Mrs. John F. Bolt, of McColl, is vis
Iting relatives In the city.
Miss Annie Ruckman of Staunton,
Va., is vFiiting relatives here.
Messrs L. B. Clardy and Frank Reid
spent the week-end in the elly.
Mr. Win. A. Moorehead, of Goldville.
was a visitor in the city Monday.
Mrs. Rice Nickels is spending some
time visiting friends In Charleston.
Miss Lila hlart of Greenville spent
the week-end here with her homefolks
Mrs. W. D. Ferguson is spending
some tlime with friends in Portsimouthii,
Mr. George 11. Brown of Sagetown
was among the visitors here for the
day on Tuesday.
Miss Lila Hart, of Greenville, spent
the week-end in the city with home
Mr. iR. T. Crow of Lanford Station
was among the business vIsitors here
for the (lay last Saturday.
Mr. Jack H1. Gray spent the day
here yesterday. Mr. Gray lives near
Dr. J. L. lonnon of Boyd's Mill was
among the visitors here for the day
Mr. Mill G. Fuller of Laureis Route
Three spent tle day in the city on
Mr. Jamlnes M. Sui merel Whoi resides
in the Iliickory Tavern section spent
loinlay here on busincsp;.
Mr. Walter A. Baldwin, who lives in
the lzabiun Creek section of this ('cuni
ty was here for the day Monday.
Mr. Pink Fuller of Laurens Route
Three was a visitor here the first of
A number of young ladies attending
Winthrop college spent the week-end
in the city.
MIss Eva Oxner, of Kinards, was
the guest of Misses Annie Bell and
Dess Childress yesterday.
Mr. J. Dennis Culbertson, the well
known merchant of Madden, spent
Tuesday in town.
lr. Thu riman L. Finlcy, who resides
iearu the 'ily, was among the visitors
here for the day Monday.
Mr. Newton 13. Bolt, a resident of
Tumbling Shoals, was here on busi
nesso the PISt of this week.
Mr. James A. Coats of Friendshi p
came dhown Monday to spendt l a short
while in the cIty.
Mr. Jlohn 11. Roper, a resident of
the 1lilekory Tavern section was here
for a fow hour's on Monday.
Mr. Gus Hart, who is nowv practic
ing law in GIreenville spent yesterday
in the city.
I Miss Luci(ia D ean, of Gr'eeinville,
spent Su nday in the ('Ity withI heir sis
tei', Miss Sue D~ean.
Mr'. and Mrs. JT. M. Suinerel, of thle
11ickory Tavern sect ion, were visitoi's
in the city Monday.
Mr's. Frank Caine has ret urnedl home
"after spending several days ini Sumitei'
as the guest of friends.
Mr'. John Y. Hlenderson of "The
Knob" was here' for the day yesterday
looking after' business.
Mr'. Geoirge WV. Clardy, a resIdent
of Clinton Route Four was here look
ing after business yesterday.
Mr. C. HT. Jones of Columbia spent
several days here this week as the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Machen.
Messrs John W. Hanna and T. M.
Pinson of Cross Hi1l1, were among the
vlsltor's here foir the day last Friday.
Mr. P. A. Simpson left yestei'day foi'
Columbia to take uip his duties In con
nection with the Lockner' Phonogi'aphi
Postmastei' J. A. Clardy, who has
been confined to his home for some
time on account of sickness, wvas
able to be at his office Friday, though
not entir'ely recoveredl.
Mr's. Hattie Eichelberger'.and daugh
ter, Harriet, left Satui'day for Harley
vylle, S. C., to spend some time with
her daughter, Mrs. Pickney WVimiberly.
Miss Padgett ai'rived in the city yes
terday to ta~e charge of the nmillinei'y
depai'tment at Minter Company. This
Sis Miss Padgett's first season in Lau
Mrs, il')uvall, mother of Mrs. Emory
FMachen, is seriously sick at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Machen. She con
racted a bronchial affection after
M.r. T. F. Jones, formerly a resident
of Laurens but who is now making
his home in Memphis, Tenn., has been
spending some timo hero with~ rela
Mr. T. M. Divver, of Anderson, was
a busigess visitor in the city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Laingston, who
are now residing in Hamlet, N. C.,
where Mr. Langston is engaged iII the
jewelry business, spent the week-end
with Mir. and Irs. W. R. Rlichey.
Mr. J. II. Stone, of Clinton, was a
visitor in the city yesterday.
Among the visitors in (own) yester
day was Mir. W. J. Anderson, of Wa
Alr. .1. R. Godfrey, of Gray Court,
Rt. 1, was a visitor in the city yes
terday. .r. Godfrey and family re
Cently returned from Tuxedo, : . C.,
where they had lived for the past
Alessrs J. W. and J. 1). .lcKee, Mr.
Charles Fleming and Mr. Earl Owings
went to Atlanta Saturday to attend the
automobile show. Mr. Fleming and
Mr. Owings returned Mlonday bit the
Messrs McKee remained over for sev
Dr. S. R. Hieksonl. of Ora, passed
through the city Friday accompanying
his wife w%'hio had been in a Columbia
hospital for (reatment. They missed
traini connections here and completed
the remainder of their journey by pri
Miss Flowers, who will be in charge
of the millinery department at Swit
zer Company, arrived Alonday from
Baitimore. Aliss Flowers has been
with Switzer Co. for the vilust two sea
sons and has made many friends in
Among the visitors in the city yester
day was Mir. A. C. Owings, of Owings,
father of the late sheriff John 1). Ow
ings. Ills friids hardly recognized
him yesterday utpon first sight as he
had shaved off the llowing beard which
he had worn since early in life. Al
though he had parted with his heard,
Mr. Owings was still sticking by his
long-steinmed piipe and was puffing it
with evident satisfaction.
A itE 1A liING FIN ' PROGRESS.
".bilee li Wonderland" Will he 3atr.
nilleent Spectacle at tihe Graded
The people of Laurens are to h
given a genuiiinc surprise when "Alice
in Wonlderlai'd" is presented by local
talent next Aloiday and Tuesday e% .
enings with a londay matinee at 3
o'clock. With 190 in the east, magnitl
cent costumes, and trained by master
hands, it hardly seems possible that
such wonders could be worked as have
already been accomplished at the re
hearsals. The production is to be a
splendid success and it will be sIr
prising if the auditorium is not. packed
to its capacity as a resilt of the splen
did showing made 1)y those participat
The ticket sale opened today and the
demand for seats shows the interest
the public is taking in this great pro
ductionj whehli.js -.aid to oulclass any
thing e-ver hY'ore attempted In Laui
rens. The iIIee per orlma iees will be
given in t, vraded school aidtorlium1.
We arme leade fort the sping tr;ade
wvithi a full line of' llutgs andi Art
S. M. & E. II. WILIGS & CO.
'itattion fori Letters of .dmniztstrat ion.
State of South Car molina,
C'outyt of Laurens.
iU .O. G. ThtomIpson, Prioba te .udge:
\ h'lereas .1. 1". Grl m~ti iade sit to
niii, to gramnt him i Letter's of Ad umils
t' tion of the Estate andl effects of it,
T'he."e are thecrefor'e, to cite and ad
monish ail anid singular the kindred
and( cr'editor's of thle sadd R. 8. Gillin
dleceasedl, that they be and appear be
fore mte, in the Court, of Probate, to
be held at laurena Court IHouise, Laiu
rens, S. U.. on the 1.2thi day of March,
1911 ntext, atter' pub licaltioni her'eof, at
1 1 o'clock ini the forenaoon, to show
cause, ir anty they have, why the said
Admlilnistration should niot be gr'anted.
Giten mnder' my hand this 24th day
of February Annio Domini 1917.
0. G. Thompson,
J. P. L., C.
Februiary 28, 1917- 32-2t
NOTICE TO CRtEDITOR&.
District Court of the Unit "I States,
Western District of S'outh Car'olina.
in the matter of WV. I. Hlutffman, Clini
ton, S. C., Blankrupt.
To the Criedltors of the above named
Take notico on the 20th day of Feb
riuary I1917. thle a bove namliedl bantkrup it
filed his petit Ion ini said court pr'aying
that ite may be decreed by the Cour't
to have a full discharge from all debts
prlovable against his estate, and a hear'
Ing was thter'upod ordered andl will b)e
had upon said tetition on the 24lth
dhay of March, 117, before said court,
at Greenville, fn sald 'District, at II.
o'clock in the forenoon, at which time
andl pla1cC all known creditors and oth
er' per'sons in intter'est may appiear' and(
show cause, If any they have, why the
prayer of saidi tetition should not be
J. 13. KNIGHT, Clerk.
Februiary 26, 1917- 32-4t
PAJIME T To LODGE NO. 19, A. F. M.
A regular conmmitnication
of Palmetto Lodge No, 19,
A.F. M., will be held Fr'i
(ay night, )larch 2, 1917,
at 7:415 o'clock, There will
be work In the 10. A, degree, Members
are urged to attentL Visiting brethren
Bly order of
Ei. 0. Anderson, Thuos, I. Swygert,
Secretary. W. M.
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A House Party.
Miss Elizabeth Moseley, of Win
tltrop college, and Mr. Edwin Mose
Icy, who is teaching in Greenwood, en
tertained a house-party of Winthrop
and Wofford college students over the
week-end at the home of their par
cnts, Mr. and Mrs. C. 1). Moseley. The
guests were Misses Mary McCullough,
Louise loward and Margaret Woods
and Messrs Ton Glenn, Idens Barren
tine and Carl Mlorgan.
. For M1rs. E. V. Parker.
Washington, ). C., Feb. 26.-Mlrs.
Qougas T'schiffeoy of Washington, en
ttained onl 'uesday afternoon, in
'honor of Mrs. Claude E. Parker, of
Laurens, S. C. A splendid 1m1usical alid
liteirary programi tilled fihe afternoin,
after whir-h ten was served iII tle inti
Allss Toland of fihe Algiers Apt, gave
a iluichon on Tiumrsday Ii inor of
One of the most. delightiful affairs of
the scason was the Colonial Party giv
Oi by the Epiw'orIti I .agie at tlie home
Iof Miss lelen Sullivan, last. Tuesday
The homlie was profusely decorated
iN the national colors. In the spaielous
halls, parlors and dining room, -gay
banlners; waved and hunting and crecpe
paper festoons were mutch iIn evidence.
Miss Helen Siullivan and Mis. .1. N.
Richardson received at tie door and
greeted each guest. with a courtesy.
Miss Sullivan was attired In costume,
the hasque of which was worn by her
Mrs. ltichardson's dress was made
for the oceaslo. but conformed strict
ly to the period. She carried an old
white satin fan decorated in quaint.
colonial figures that had been iised by
her grandiotlher and great. aunl.
Misses Maintsie and] Margaret Ilich
ardson escorted the guests upstalrs to
lay aside their wraps.
Miss Jennie Sullivan, NIiss %Il1
Eichelberger, Misses Emma Dial and
1lizabeth 'witzer, and Messrs. icec
Nickels an( Hugh Eichelberger as
sisted in entertaining.
A nuimber of games of skill were in
dulged in, some were very mirth-pro
ilu ring the evening there were two
tableaux that were much enjoyed. The
first was that of Mir. and Mrs. George
Waslhingion (pirits taken by Nir. and
Mrs. .1. N. ItIadi':son in costumlie)
:sea ted in an alcove. 'TI' liarain'ns were
drawn by .\lis:es Isabel Sullivan and
S'ura Di'IIop, wifle .\Si1 lel etul
van iplayed ".\mrica"' very softly on
T(e"-eond was : si A R oss (Miss
Ethel Laniit n was ver'y (luiaint. and1(
pr1etty in is05P pat) at wiork On thet
Mli.ises Kat E 'llen IEic'helbe'rger and
Willile Graves .\ilman servedl delielous
red( liuntchl, to(piped wilthi fl uffy wihlte
mar1 tshmal 1lows, and smiall Ienkes (1ec0r
ated( withI rod, white and blue lee ing.
Misses El ise labbh ai Virginia Se l
liIvan. in costmoiles of t he pieriod, pin1
ned oni thle fav'ors--smiallI hatchts~ . wIth
'hterries at tachied by ribhons.
"Th'le Cherry' Fortune Tree", caused
fl uiite a little fun. It w'as dlecorateid in
cluster's of r'ed (cardboard) cher'ies,
on tile hack of wh'leh were wvritten
"'fortunes'' In rhym'Ie. Each guest cut
hIs own for'tune, and then they wvere
nil read aloud. Not a single gloomy
fate wias pri'cited.
Miss Enima Dial sang some old
swveet songs. "Maggle", alwvays a fav
or'ite, was espieelally enjoyed.
Dr. Pelham, of Newber'ry, was an un
expected guest, hut plroved himself a
most delightful one. It must have been
qluite a shock to him to stel) back, so
suddeniy, fromi the priosaie, business
like 20th century to the "piowdered
hiair", "ilgs' and ceremonIous times
of the 18th.
All expressed themselves as havIng
spent a most delIghtful evenIng.
3Meeimr' (if ('amp (Garlingtont.
A meeting~ a (Cam p G;ailingtlon No.
501, wvillibe hteld at the Probate Judge's
offlee an Monday, M rchi 5th for the
puripose of I'eorgnanizai im, the dlec.
tion of dlegates to the stat and gen
eral reunions. collection of dr''4oiand
other business. A prompt attendance
Febuar 27 J. D. Mock, Commliandler.
Certain articles of dliet tendl to
check mov'ements of the bowels. 'rThe
mlost commiloni of these are cheese, tea
and boiled milk. On the other hand
raw fruits, esipeelally appIes andc ba
nanas, also grahtam brieadl and whole
whteat bread promote a movement of
the bowels. When the bowels are bad..
ly consttpated, however, the sure way
is to take one or two of Chamiberhlan's
Tablets immediately after sunnpe
Famous Royal Easy Chairs
Let Us Demonstrate One to You-.Now
Other Styles Frorn $15.00 Up
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Mahogany, Golden Oak or Early English Finish
Spanish Leather Upholstering
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