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Miss Nan I iby is visiting Miss Orplia
liar.ris; at. Pendleton.
Ml'-. WV. I". Luats spent. the week
(end in Spartanhurg.
Ir-. J. 0. lahh, of Prinveton, was a
visitor in the city Monday.
Misa KaIthleen Wilos is visiting
Milss lleln Tolbcrt in Gre cenw'v ood.
Mr. .1. 1. Rloper. (;f Itute G, was a
businiess visitor in t he city aturday.
Nr. Yancy Gi'. eron ent Riday
Inl G rienvillev.
Mt-. \ill M<l'lintock, of Ora, was
in the city Saturday.
Mr. aw Mr;. W. ('rl 'i Wharton ol
Waterloo spent yesterday in Iarens.
Mi.ss Kathleen WVioilke is. spending
awhille' inl Greenwod as the guest. of
. I.\r. A. G. IHart., of ('renvilie, visit
ed iis moother, Mrs. C. .\. Clarke, last
Mrs. C. I-. Parker left yesterday for
Varnville, Ga.. to join Mr. Parker who
Is lorated there at present.
Mr. W. 11. Hoigh, of Greensboro,
Ala., has arrived in the city to take a
position with Fl (lminilo:- Brothers.
Messrs I. .\. Coker and It. .1. Cheek,
of Gray Court, were buine; visltor
in tle city Monday.
Mr. Roscoe St(me has been ijpendinig
several days in tle elty wilit h is mthti
er. oin Gordon street.
Mr. atnd Mrs. .Joe Vharton, of Va
terloo, were viitots the city yester
MIis; Olynthia .Jones has returned to
tle city after vi sitIi ng her siste t, Mr;.
0. W. ILeonard in Spartanhurg.
MNirs. Pat Kinard. of 'Clintol, spent
the v eik-end In tile cily with he'
parent . Mr. and Mrs. Shealy.
.I s i A, la Hiart, of Greenville, spent
the week-cad in the city with he'
tmother, .\Mrs. C. M. Clarke.
Mrs. Waltet' Powell, of Whiteville,
N. C., is visitling her sister. Mrs. A.
Dial Gray -on S'outh larper street.
mr.. o. C. (ox, of iaanford, was in
the eily SatItrday tahing a day of rest
frot is arduous laio's ott the iarm.
Miss Illa hIo(:d is visiting in Iarn
well as the guest of hier friend, miss
MIss Viri'giia iIark :dale. a student
at ite Greenville lFemnale College,
11en1 i4aster here witi hiomefolks.
Mrt's. .oe Phinney of Clinton spent,
tle week-end here Witi he' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. D.. Lake.
.liss Polly Prentiss has returned to
iter'.hnome n1 Greenville aftcr spending
several (lays here with relatives.
^Mr. -H. M. Wolff timotored to Elher
ton, Ga., last Sat it rday and spent.
Easter' in that city.
Miss Cecile Taylor of Columbia
College spent Easter at her home
Miss Carrie Fleming of Ciicora Col
lege spent the EIaster holidays here
with hlet imother, Mrs. C. T. Feliting.
Mr. It. A. Sanford is spending a
short while in the city with .it's.
-anford at NIMr. and Mrs. E. P. Min
Nir. Villia i elder of Nw York
City is spending awhile here as the
gutest of' his daughiteri, NIris. 10. P.
Mlessrs Guss Rabb, Lamar S~niithi,
Nathan Richai'dsotn atnd "IHuck"' Lit tie
areo at teninig the NMasottie mteet Ing in
Mrits. i1. 10. Cartledge and little child,
of ugusta, areO visitinog Niris. Car't
ledge's pairentIs, Mrt. andc Nirs. Aug.
Nits. WA. A. .\ioorehecad andi lIttle
son, of G;oldville, were visitors at the
homne of Niri. and NMrs. G. C. I Topkinis
MIss IHattie Simpson, whlo Is attend
lng the Chicota College for' Women,
ilsitedl heri parenits, Nit', and Nirs..P. A.
Misses NMartha and 'ruteie Ow
lags and Miss Lucy McPhall, of An
derson college, spent the week-end
in the oily with their par'ents.
Mi'. W. HI. Pitts, of the floyds Mill
section, was in the city Saturday ac
c'ompianiedl by sever'al of his souls and
dlauighter's, having Come by auttomio
Miiss .bor'othy hiudigens of Coket'
College was among the Easteir visi
tors at home. Site wa's aecomnpaniedl
by heri friend, Miiss Ileggs of the Coker'
Messrs Tiom Lake, Chariles F'lem
lag andi .lames TIodd~ spent sevoeral
(lays last weekc in WashIngton on bits
iness in conneiction with the Oflicers
Miss Ella S'atter~white of New York,
who has been visiting her Sister, Mrs.
.1. 'C. Iioydl, htus returned home. She
was accompanied by nor iother, Mrs.
Bays Former Hospial BuItding,
Mr. Jas. H. Sullivan, county super.
intendent of education, has purchased
the large house erected several years
ago 'by Mr. W. L. Gray for vgt;
Smythe and at one time used as fr
county hospital. The sale was anade
through 'B. M. Wolff, real estate agent.
Mr. Suilivan will occupy the house
TO BE HELD HERE
Thursday Night of This W(eek Olnei of
Most IipIortinl iII History of Lau.
'Thei.latter part of t1his w'ek Thurs
da'y in fact, wll find the city of lau
rens in Ihe tlhre of the greatest con
(ention k nown in the history of this
school distriCt On the afcremen
Haone:l evening at 8:0 orok, ini he
ogr hus the :mffriagettIs or tid
bur w.ill Colvene in extraordiniry
;Session, Ithe object o" conlven1ing thus;
ly bein"; to lIIt''m a fcw sheekels for
the public lib1)ra ry. The onvn
will tM the t'ember.-r of lthe We dnies
day Cittb and the reisult will I he a play
entitld "The Sufaets(onvenitionl".
The play was vitten by Mr.-. J. S.
.\lken, of (Green wood, and is a 1iot.
('ntertainlog performance. It han1;
been given in everal South Carolina
cities and has increased inl popularity
after each pelrforiaicoe. The clar
aelers are all handled by 'local tal
enct' and handled in a inanner to make
the )ivile arahb weep Witih env.
Tihe adImission price is not very
numerous. being only 23 cents for file
gallery. 35 of Ilie sanc things for
getting behind the hars and 50 cents
to be absollitely certain of a seat. The
reserve bench tickets are now being
rapidly snatched at. l'owe lDrug Com
Dr. Ilighes and Will .\leng will be
part of the scenery. In view of the
nature of the convention, the men
should not he mi0i0ioned but it is al
ways Well to play fai' with the pub
Hrv. Hower ('alled it; 3ortranton.
Itev, Fred A. IHower, who condueI
the "oig services during the recent.
revv.1al at he h irst. It Iaptist chur' ch
here and who is pleasantly remelm
bered by a great lany people here, has
accepted a call to the pastorate of the
First Daptist church of Morganton,
N. C., and will take up hIs ditties at
an early date. Rev. Hower is a iiative
of Canada, but has been pastor of
the New Ilope flaptist chiiich, ut Al
1hany, N. Y.. for a 111nhuber of years.
While here he said that he liked the
Souli a great deal, herause the people
aire like his native ('anadians. lios
pitable to stranger.s and affable and
ple:sant I in Ile everydy affairs o' rife.
A ppointed 114104d Road14s DOlegateS,
Siupervisor 11. 11. lumbert and iCRep
resentative W. 11). 'Byrd have been
lilnmed by Gov. Manning as delegates
to the U.. S. Good Roads Association,
which is to hold its ,miee.ting in liillm
inghaim during the latter part of the
Offers ills Services,
Mr. N. 13. Dial, of this city, has pro
offercd his services to the governmetit
lin any capacity which lie can be
uised. Mr. Dial stated yesterday that
lie felt it his dtily to lend Ills sulporl t
in every way possible in tle great
pmergency which Is con froin ilg th
nation and that Ie was ready to go
wherever tlie country needed ils ser
Jas. .A. Fowlher D)ied Suddien ly.
Mr'. Jas. A. Fow'ler, a wvell known
cItIzen of the Warrior Creek section,
was sticken ith alppoplexy while on
the way to Ithe cIty yesterd(ay morninog
anid dIed a few'. mInutes afterward. lHe
w~as coining to the city in his wagon
diven by a negro emlioyee. 11e was
stricken 1near WVat to .Mills and died be
tween there and the efty', the negro
manlh tryinig to r'ea('h here to get mledli
cal aid. Th'ie funeral services wvill be
held at Waitor Creek church this af
ternoon, Mr. F'owler' having been a
faithful mici'he of that church for
DhOCTORtS ORIWANIZE FOlt WA it.
Form Auxiliary Medical D~efense Coni
mittee of Laurens ('ounity,
Dr. C. B. -Icarle, piresidlent of the S.
C. MedIcal Association at a call meet
ing of the phyiicians of ILurens iouin
ty, organized ini this city April 4th, the
auxiliary MedIcal Defense Commzittee
.pf Laui'ens County. ThIs is a hart of
the national organIzation for imedical
pireparedness of the nation. Dirs. W.
J). F~ergusoon and hR. 10. Hlughes wvere
elected president and seeiretary', re
spectiv'ely withI the following memi
beirs of the excutIve coomittee: Dr1s.
.J. M. IHear'den. J1. H1. Tleagiie, W. -h.
Dilal, A. .1. Christophier, Ri. R. Walker,
C. P. VInceent, Laurens.; Drs. 0. F.
Klugh, C. 11. Mlills and J1. iH. Miller,
Cross Hill; D~rs. J1. W. D~avis, T1. L. WV.
Bailey, Claire Hays, J. D). Austin,
Clinton; Dr. Ri. H. Bryson, Ora; Dr. C.
1E. Rogers and Dr. W. TI. Pace, (Gray
Uourt; iir. J. L. Fennell, Waterloo,
and Dr. J. L. Donnon, L'aurens R F. D).
The object of course being a thlor
ough organization of medIcal resoutec
es of the county as medical reserve
corps, coast defense, Red Cross and
cooperatIon wIth army and navy and
U. S. public health service:
'Church-"The, man-e..tlng shuarks
have adopted the tactics of mankind."
Gotham-"How so?' Ghurch--"They
are doing their fighting n trenchs,"
LAUIENS LIADIES ORGANIZE
WO3IANS SERVICE' LEAGUE
To Do Their Shei and Miore It Neces.
snr 1v.In Care. There Is Actual War.
A most enthushistIc meeting of the
12diks of 'hoiles was heldin tile
(our houlsei las-t w.eek for file purpoue
of om'anizing %)!r ;ervcie in case this i
colintry i,-. ctII ed to tight. A argC
<(rowd was rern a all .11 ook( a1 mO.Q
;::t-ie pal I hO proceedings o theC
t . I. 1 . I 'arkinson ce Iid
fite sssionI to oidor ad a 10' 1 i'ii 11'j
ture fl th ll OV ting.I v' .\n raiza
('III-IS for ,the pIl~vll All05 O ',liuisit
liln was thel l I crfelcd and .lri.
rainonwzs ehtlcd 1) Clwirma folo.'
this < 1v of the 1.- clins \oinnial's er
vice ~easte. Ths lon i's patrt of
thle grea ,t m lovemi o'ver. Mhe entire
country for the iirpos of assiting
the nation in tle war. . 1-:; .1ts. .. 1.
Wats was eleted treasurer and .r.
Cr.weillI )lemin was elected spere
flt-ord.e fll~ ii
fary of this Ohater TeolwI
ladies were hoseni as lonnanint s
of thle deparbIonents listed:
Social Welfare Work-.\rs. Willie
Contrih tialin . libers--.rs. . . L
.itini1or Depart ment ---.\liss Kate Wof
Roed Cross Work- ..\iss .lulial Irby.
Comi ssaria-.gr. C. .\. Clark.
.\lotor Priving---.\liss Lint .Jones.
Pillow Case I)epartieit--M's. C.
General S. rvice- --Mirs. Gieorgci
At this oieling it was decided to
make the initialIon dues one dollar
and to have no ilontly. (ies. The
tonney Is to be used Iby the variois dc
part.ilents and in Caem there tis no ae
tual nee l of l.andages, Illo s, etc.,
Ilie wlole resillis of file sock Iy's work
Is to be turned over to the National
Ied Cross Society.
Tlle society hel another. meeting
on londay of ills week, at which
Iine Dr. .1. Ii. Teague giave file first
of a series of lectures by local phygl
claus on "First Aid to the injured."
)r. ''eaguite gave a most instictive
lecture along Ira'lctical lines, which
w-a o reatly niniyl by the laiulies
'In coninection with the s e i v ice
lole. .ilss .lulIa Irthy, commandait
of thOle Ied Cross Departient, will be
gin soon a series of classes on1 lied
The following account taken of an
Initial meeting hld ill Columbia will
I le of interest to those connected with
"In the hall, beIng passed about
froim hand to hand, was a small pil
low--a light, faIntly fragrant pillow
-a pillow of dried sea-weed. Any
one who has ever been It a hospital
appreelIates the ieed of pillona. In the
ainbulance trains hearing the wound
od soldiers back from tie froit., as
thiiany as 20 pillows are retirteld by
one agonizinllg, fre:0hly wouinded Sol
ier) until hv! cann h'! hornle 14) the of)
orating table--ind after that--well, it'
anything atn make paMi easier it is
wore pillows. The stark misery of
A~ iIhI (If siff'etring withloltt a sitngle
I 1low, tnot. even Iuder' (one's head- -
and in som0 oft the F'reclh hosplitals
here is Cit a single 1111low. Thou -
51and(15are being woutnded almost dlaily.
3'hoiusanids oif plillows are needled to
repl1.1ace t hose s(oakedl wIthI blo00d.
Thle NatIlontal Wo'n en s ServIce lea
gie is merely supllhemieni ng the wor'k
oif thei National:1 fled CrtossA society, antd
Workitig thr tought them, The ited
Cross society wIll see to It that not
ony 13'1llo(1ws, but all kInds of suirglcal
drlesslings and otheri necessItIes are
piroller d''(istibu1)1ted anid a liottion re0
Ilierve for that tIme wh'len AmerIcans
shall need t hetm. Thiere wilIlibe no
confutsIon of thle wvork. All this Mliss
l'vans expllalned. And one may be
long Ito as nlany platriot Ic soclet 103 ats
she- Wishes, 0or as her' str'ength andC
time wili permit.
Ahd It isn't merely pill~ows, though I
thiese are esplecially symbollc of the
comfo)rting mlnistr'ations of woman
kInd. The government has vei y' Iim
p~ortant wvork for Its women to dI-- I
so ser'y Ltmpor'tant, Indeed, that thie I
exact natur'e of it can not iie d(.- I
closed inst at thIs tIme, In about 10 .
days It wIll lie made known, I iowev
Cir,It it understoodl that women't, Int
varIiius dlays, ar'e to take thle places of I
lie men(1 whlo go to war.' Five huiind reil
r'adio 01.Ci'ator's ai'e wanted for' c1oniq I
dutly--C i'.- already I tralning. I
Thtere' are hunti'' 'ds and hundredsd i(15of I
otheri Posts to be ti'l-d
thit the key-note of the league Is 1
to InspIre patilottc love c' Personal I
servl(ce,. l'eryone Ia to (10 'int she
can best do--both to serve, to make
Laulrens Boy itn AviatIon Corpis.
MarvIn L. Robertson, son of G. L.,
Robertson, of Gray Court, has been
acceplted In the avIatIon servIce of the
United States and has gone to Pensa
coliaA P~ila,, (for traIning1 says the
GIreenvllle News, Mr. 'Robertson has
been a resident of Greenville some
tIme, Only two men is the apportlon
ment of this* state in the avIation
corps at present, so 'Laur'ens county
in honored by having onne of te..
OF THE FAMOU"JS
ARRIVED THIS WEEK
"Quality" Is Written In Every Line of White
. Mountain) Construction
Pure Baked White Provision Chamber.
vision cham111ber is inancisomely isltorscd by thlt --V1a... II m~r i ndn Iing 1.1 <lin i l throughout the
Ini every \- cree of ()I urIity, Durability li a tl th' Whilny fcha \ e. this immac-ulate
cluimbelr is giir n e lbY thie 1inaterials selecIte' ::ml b1 ;b)p....
Tins he.uttIiI'l \\' 11,11.' -111d m1 irrlor..lke 4..f--d im 'd bv- h -V :6 , . 1, 1a il
HA.KING' pi-ves -tili- inntrials are( IIANi-:D md~ itE:.lA.\i b.:i v 1 16. vlio s 14al 11
\'irl ly liisec wil t it(e stirface ol,' the linling, '1bsolnilyl s 11 1. 1. ." hi'g.p dl
har,1der andlgi~~n closer, until the hist IIAK ING proa.'th china-lilw Ihind l
mnost, as 1161, Sia11mill as gls .andl with (1 c1(1(1p, liebl ,~ !d ,v ''Imkid inl. '' n\ this.
b".11ti1 ul6'1,11:1 i\ lA .:1) \\HlI T Ei, fin isia e ' iln I' - b w ohl 'Y 1:) O k,1! ;1i l iml 't'wvl
t ati no1 .sp t iel. M or e enn al in-tionl. .Men slI - g i,.g !it co ily*. '1111 reta1iniint" the lu1stre--a
it rlor" for) the ud ,the melats. thw fru t , '111d <.ro homlf" pl i .rli -1'w ('1(
with thle (Chill inl it."
t-ls tt tier iu o ti e n every~ , sp e e o' h one illo l uy ne erih fn sla ts
.\ulatlit, I itensie tn Ev elry ite fil'al.: aWl(Utit h
andpemnisre th IMioulinta t t a r ol inlt Co' tin. hollst itero eniructio d
dto a irlh- bolib\.(IPI Bketifd Wh- wit Protis,.iol C am aer n- 1
tols;1( he ll u ity, lialesv all evvi. * y aiiicc '.* I TV~le \%il lm~ Ii* l l ic HK Vill '! Eiii prlis
"WxiiaillN .l lN A N heee aIi x n iuscoe l he ha lerm l I V ii' - wlii -eati on11 i s th tiril st I -reat
it essent1ial d h en leal ape a , heext on my a im (:ally kon ~ loiw,. mil srlic rhnimm'm, line
ll 01 this i i m e l it( o sii.-ien
Andi iitiiii shrwd a Ici: 111 ivsio-tk ivlb 'fl iii MWNTAhui"
a Ne(-n i igs s oth e soaleid u arok vm i nl) h:. .di I \as \ (d. bis attiecmiN 1ril eathe inlo
y11) ahl bysii 'vo il Ilielp si nti fif, ol t- 1 wi ti l c i d ilo 4 \q il* p. S 'We w i il Ic pihe
thelli. e vas the truedeth a l li it ( r. ) I tli' i I in. fiA 1(1 Ii
to vSliealoxliern' iile . Yoursli OWimm and Have111Y t111d he U iis' t.ti
de eneft of vivtf t Enttre Seaon
S140. M . . E.... H. W & Co
nareda hehm o r and .MI''gilrs t aaxo l .i.iii 4 ill i(tth aaivad te pai
111an ie l ('httray e i n, t hei'iii cer e-- iiiii it x l'iic ie nlx~ e h itlitit 11(
mm ea eafrl.i i nhe ce ony the itae
lnon, whee the to thael 1 tebord ne iala o i i ~ ~dt iicaji'rlii!ie 41 osii
ractive ersonality t and tr ny e au-11 lt i atmr'
iflqaiiso iand eneitoft.fr heEtier.ao
Wesnisct Wile Gagdny atShowYuehte 'nWn o3 yo o
nonpSsege .tton &s Emilek-o
Ma raid3 progress in d the s ra ioad i li'iet. to Wt:est13te nallc r laig fo
Alsold a o d ofg c g o f ser.candb lfitlecprel o rc f11ues to Uin n tlesuh b
hitra just MInie wtron e t ot ladbestbigtii iut nte dPtoado tews ypbi
out ofLc'nstatene o outhiSouthla igCaomroliinao ua
,Vatt beings Prtforef, 1e.~.~.tenrh13 nld f.. .Cag naentcmle ih h adt i
soalib n the aboavei statetidi case, Il eit lY 1'wilel ecselat risao
mbuncdity ater the hgest.aon thde a lo e~et y lnso t ctrnt ir'ae'
~l titn, vhee heytoo I ie ea o f u h month, ii ulrM. :in tie lea b hours aere,'.1' m re or uless... a t rounde S. r
aninfora shrt onc''inon t ne r suicii. ch ls tefi folliowig di- l)h.e, othiby loit of Mcrsl. Busy;nth
tAll ethat (Ice pre (' o r ra o 'ir fof' La rn o U n on te-oth b
l3 iis hyai i i iul t. ad, lying,'~ ben an sic :c tuae I f2 th EdI Palon and n th wes by public
Icere~dnc o .t i. 1(1Mus.Mel~a- Il coun hity of ir I2ues Stat of Sout roa tlsead in r ~o a Iir('a tol iora.
el. 'fle bideixa yiitg bdy If at- rIolins-a, cont ain sevitenls ty-i to Tr sn f Sae Cashl.lcliii Purchaser te
a'atiye ie'so lit ad in y bziacrp s, moiicire or l ie and bounde of ~i e ylO'CuC to papers ~If h te rmsi of' 1 s t7
iful :cu~te noth eoi:y't land iof. t . Ca g; ton e barin intom lie wthi 'heland to bce
(ju11Ites Ifitl n ati heu'. i.te~ eas by lnd of 04' s.'t iraxi; loru nn t rsl ion sial me t ort s ome i-ait bsequent Iil
i i Psu s cty ickt a~en at o u th b ed y (it)ds of .\u mie .l.a rs I o fan stliead a i n s term,ii)i a t r- o
anoa~segi tl cl~ti st nh foni thm esti' bytaulo llle or e purcaser 1 .10.0mtrn te
i'n C the- s a l 1. . . amna n b .. .. ' . yer . $2.5and .0 tur in - en ty
volnnlated. w ib de srcre n D td this 10th .\lue,117 er ::~o.q atrluh. 1917. '-iV
UnU nN - - y ars $C1 un50 . onthittaroliatf.
10 I/8 al NI) h u rchaer ctas. frSealed $1:&I .0 ~oaid bm
A sold caload f god sericeale o Saimars ('cI tiii rmn o a eu'tirov ee Ilos iP d t ' CuynIt, of917
ari' ut n h t'ogs n e ot c m/n ih.ttln obe haigiteeta ('2 e etp
haisead. o n (I.t: ose s ubun a ntm, la bl e sei-nntatly -.uBy
_____1. Kenned 'P. n . ,la t uen, R. Coyert; $22,e. R. Bmaturill lenty
Dtd ths1t .a rch 917 yerd on3the000. matrinf April.y-91ve
IJAN M~LE M's.CorreLAnD~ ciaLlE enat. yars.huro S taen 'claccompnied fore
ttae o Seitc Crolnainthte aove stat ca s.In will a t ifed or heck onbpren.f.h
Cocntyof aurn~.l~iilc outcy o th Laur e st idr amout1d h be set to B.
~~~~~~~~IN COURT OF COMMON PLIACIues . I.&Co Alea in mbrt CountyCuervisor. Lrn
II.tsMils1PliniKenay ne , n lMa t he 7t Cor(ouel..Cayd il eo
agains of th month duingsth , lened onur Ithe th ayn ofeAie ,1917
Mrs Corie.oonnaa, Defendantfrsc saeteolwigd scrbe at thae ure Chaber'lain' inient
Pmrsan t adere o te out poprtyan to wit fore fth o r pins nThe ht anrsed toeeto
in the above stated ease, I will sell at Alanypecltad paclo h so drs bd. t hemtsm n
~~~~~~~~~~~ublic outcry to the highest bidder, at ln iutligad big na mpesdt a hti a ee
A~~~~~~~~~Lurens, C. H., S. C., on salesday in WtsMlsi ~rn ony tt aldt iem ~op eif"wie
MIay next, being Monday the 7th day o ot aoia otiigoeMs .N icBtva .Y