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S Loeal and Personal Menton. 8
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John Gilkerson and Allie Lee spent
Sunday in Greenwood.
Mrs. T. D. Darlington has arrived in
the city to spend some time with rel
Mrs. J. Moore Mars, of Abbeville, is
visiting her parents, Mrx and Mrs. E.
'Miss Frankie D. Miller has as her
little guest, Miss Lorene Coleman, of
Mrs. Vaughn 3l1l10': spent the week
end in Cross Hill with relatives and
M rs. J. P. McNair, of Aiken, is visit
ing her m)otehr, Mirs. W. W. Roland, on
West Main street.
Miss Nell Hellams, of Geenville,
was the week-end guest of Miss Mary
Belle [abb on Farley Avenue.
Mrs. Wilmot Smith and Airs. F. C.
Pinson, of Ware Shoals, are visiting
relatives in the city.
Messrs Sam Bolt and Dave Chil
dress, who are members of Co. D,
visited home folks Sunday.
Mr. John F. Bolt, who is now locat
ed at McColl, has been a visitor in the
city for several days.
Mr. S. C. Wood spent the week-end
in S'partanburg returning home by
way of Greenville.
The friends of -Mr. N. B. Dial will
regret to learn that he is confined to
his home on account of sickness.
Ers. 10liza Coley, wife of Mr. Ben
Coley, of the Ekom section, was re
ported critically ill yesterday.
Mr. Tom Ray was among those who
made application before Lieut. Bowen
at Greenwood last week for the oficers
Mr. Frank McCravy is expected in
the city the -latter part of this week
after a successful season in evangelis
.MIr. Boyce Clardy is having a cottage
erected on Church street to be occu
pied by Mr. Hendricks, manager of
the Coca Cola plant.
'Mr. and Mrs. James Kennedy and
two children, of Williston, are visiting
frs. Kennedy's patents, MI. and Mrs.
). F. Barnett, on East Main street.
lessrs D. W. Swygert, Jack Me
Cravy and D. C. MlLaurin ran pl) to
Spartanburg Sunday and while away
visited the boys of Co. D, whom they
found inl good spir'its.
Mrs. lRebenca Burgess has returned
to ber home in Albermarle, N. C., af
ter spending a pleasant. week in Lau
rens visiting her many friends an(
Rev. S. if. Templeman left 'Monday
for New York where he will attend the
meeting or the lloard of Trustees of
Colgate University, of which li is a
Misses I tattle Kate and Mlith Easter
by, ast her lFowler, Marie Philpot aid
'Mr. It. A. Little formed a party that
ml1o10ored to S art iaibu rg Sunday to
visit friends with the Trayi hain
Guy Garrett, who' has been attend
ing Cleison college, was among those
who applied for comlmissins in the
oilcer's reerve cor'ps, Ile entn home
severtai day3s a1go to visit his mother101
before gong5 to) Fort Ogle thn' orpelo
Mr. B. I1. Todd, of llarksdale Sta
tion, has been notilled10( to re port ait
Fort Ogletho rpe, Athanta, the latter
llI't 0o' this week to begin raininug
in th it l tl(e's' reservye ('orps. .\lrI. Tlodd
made~l appctits on befor'e lect. Howeni
at. Greenwl '~ood last week.
L eon Ydarigin,. son of Mr., and Mrs.
W. \V. Y'eargin, of Giray Court, has
wit ten his paren ts from Wofford col -
lege thbat lhe will join the Traynham
Guards upion his gr'aduat ion, which
will be advanced several weeks on ac
couint of the wvar.
..\r. Wmn. Glelder is expected in the
city during the next few days to let
the contract for the new r'esidlence
which he is to build on West Main
street. The' house wvill be of brick,
furnished with srcam heat and other
rmode'rn conveniences and will be of
Mr. D). E. Barncti, Jr., returned to
his dutties in the Barnwell graded
school Monday after spending several
(lays wvith his parents, .\:. andl Mr's. P.
E. Btarnett, Sr. lie expects to go to
Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., next Saturday to
join the Ot1icer's Reserve Corps.
Mir. ii. C. itohn hnas returned to the
city after spending several weeks In
Baltimore undlergoing treatment. Ils
friends will lbe glad to know that his
trip was of considerable benefit to
him. On his return home he stoppedi
over for a short time in Spartan
burg, where lhe saw several of the
local members of the Tr'aynham
Guards and heightened their spirits
consaler'ably by a generous distribu
tion of smoking tobacco and cigarettes.
The' Advertiser has received a let
toe' from Marion L. Robertson, of Gray
qCourt, who has joined the aviation
orps and is now stationed at <Pensa
cola. Fia. His friends will be interest
ed to know of his whereabouts and
are gratified to learn that he has
passed all the examinations.
Alaska Ice Cream Freezers are best
We have them in all sizes at last
year's prices, O
MISS WOFFORD ELECTEiD.
Made President of the Laurens Coun. i
ty Teacher's Association.
The last meeting foe the current
year of the Laurens County Teachers
Association was held in the graded E
school building Saturday morning. The
meeting was well attended and an in
teresting progam was carried out. This 1
being the regular meeting for the lec- I
tion of officers, the following were 1
elected: President, Miss Kate Wofford; I
Vice President, B. L. Parkinson; Sec
retary, Miss Ludle Young; Treasurier,
Miss EIva Shell.
Miss Wofford is the first woman to
become president of the association
and naturally was highly congratulat
ed upon her election. She is a teach
er in the commercial department of '
the local schools, being a daughter of
Mr. and -Mrs. J. A. Wofford, of Madden.
She succeeds Mr. Parkinson, who has
been president for two years. Misses
Young and Shell are two of the most
progressive teachers in the county and
have done effective work in their
Death of A. H1. Ward.
The many friends and relatives of
A. 11. Ward will be pained at heart to
learn of his death, which occurred at
his home in Clinton Thursday, April
26th after a long time of suffering. lie
had been In bad health for nearly five
years, and for the last five nionths
confined to his bed. lie never mur
mured nor complained, but bore his
afflictions with all submission, as
Christians do. Ile was submissive to
his death, and requested his wife and
children to meet him in -leaven. He
was a- consistent member of the Bap
tist church of this place, to which he
so much loved to go.
There is a vacancy in the home, and
his wife will greatly miss him. He
leaves a wife and seven children to
suffer his loss: Mrs. M. A. Ward, form
erly Miss M. A. Rose, Messrs Jonas
Bond, and Will \Vard of Greenwood;
Mrs. Mary Sindler of Greenwood; Irs.
Sallie Grant of Spartanburg, and Miss
Clara and Miss H1allic Ward of this
Mr. Ward was born September 1857
in .lonesville, Union county, where he
lived unItil 191 when Ie moved to
Laurllns couny, where he lived u1ntil
his death. The corpse was carried to
the lDaptist church of ILaurens for the
funeral services which were conducted
by Rev. N. K. Collins, whoi gave a very
beautiful and appropriate sermon.
The corpse was then taken aild laid
to rest in the city cemetery by his
daughter, Jessie, there to sleep until
the great and glorious resuprection
More (lood Clover.
The Advertiser received a bulnch of
crimson clover through le m1,all sev
oral days ago from l r. W. 11. Wilkie.
wlho lives inl Youniigs4 townslip. Some
of this clover wNas allt thirty in-hoi
tall. I1I slated that his was I earel
grmownl" Ihat Mlr. lar',which mna
it;-ed ariounlld i 1 inch'les. ile says tilmt
he0 has six or :even acres Ilourghi all
of It is niot. as goodl as the sample lie
.ent . lie has about I wo acr~es, hovs:
ever, of whIih hile Is ve&'ry p roud, lie
aodded at the~i boil im of thle note ac
comanying the clover "I thinik it a
line camtchi (rol for uts."'
intertain ;ment at Wadsw'~iort h School.
A\ free entertauiiinenti v~iii be0 giveni
at Wadlsworthi school Friday niight
itlay litth, beginninig at X:3)0(o'Ck, to
wvhich the pumbli c is cord ialIly ivted.
No. 1(11105 ' h'eport of ('4)n
At. Laurens, ini the Sinute of South (aruo
Loanis and dIiscounts............... .
Not es anid Dilla rediscoun ted .. .. .. ..
Hlondcs lled (other thlan U. S. bonds)
Stock of Federal Reserve 'Bank (50
Value of blanking house ......... ....
Furniture and 'Fixtures .......... ...
Real estate ownedl other thian banking
Not amount due from approvedl resern
York, Chicago, andl St. Lois ...
Net amount due from applrovedl reserve
reserve cities..... ..............
Oilier checks on banks in (lie samie city
Outslide ceks a nd ot heri cash items .
Fractional currency, nickels and ceint
Notes of othier national banks .........
JLwfi reserv e in vault and net amlo
serve Banik......... ......... ...
Oilier assets: County lPig C'lub ......
Total .... .... .... .... I. .
Capital stock paid in .... ...,..... ...
Surplus fund ......... .... .... ....
Undi'videdl profits..... ......... ....
1.ess currenit expenises, interest ndi ta.
Dividends unpiaid ... .... .
Indlividlual deposits subject to cheel
Certificates of dleposit due in less Il1
Cashiei's checks outstandling ..
Tot al demand de posits .. .. .. .
Time deposits (payable aftei' 30 days,
Certi-ficates of deposit .... .... ..
Odlhe' time deposits .. ....
Total of timle dheposits .... ....
rl'otal ......... .... ......... ...
Liabilitilen for rediscounts, including th<
Baik ......... ............. ....
State of South Carolina, County of Lau
I. C. ii. Rloper, Cashier of the above
the above statement is true to the besi
Subscribed and swvorn to before mi
Correct-Attest: N. B. Dial. C. 1E R1
JOSEPHINE P. KRUSE DEAD.
Vife of John F. Kruse, Sr., who was
Born In Laurens and Lived Part of
IIis Life Here.
The Advertiser is In receipt of a
hort notice of the death of Mrs. Jo- I
ephine P. Kruse, wife of Jno. F.
Cruse, Sr., of Philadelphia, who was
orn in this county. Friends here who
emember Mr. Kruse and other mem
iers of his family will sympathize with
im in his bereavenent. The notice
vas as follows:
'843 Wynnewood Roard,
March 27, 1917
Josephine P. Kruse, wife of Jno. F.
(ruse, passed out of this life April
7, at 12.05, noon, after having had a
najor operation. She led a sweet
bhristian life, was 31. years married,
eaves three sons and a daughter. The
laughter, age 26,- is Mirs. 1lelen May
Vebster. The oldest son, .John L]al
-ens Kruse. Is 29 years of age. She
vas later blessed with two sons, Paul
6dmond, 11 years, and John F. Kruse,
Fr., age 7 years The father, John
'. Kruse, Sr., was born lay 16, 1865
n Laurens, S. C.
Very truly yours,
.Jno. F. Kruse, Sr.
per L. 11. K.
ilA IFI' I03131SSION 31ET.
lIeld 31eeting in the Court. House Sat
urday. lilanhs have been Received.
I. A. Cooper, C. A. Power and 0. G.
l'hompson have been appointed com
nissioners for the registration of Lau
*ens county men who are affected by
he draft measure pending before the
iational congress. This commission
alled the election managers of the last
iection Saturday and they held a
neeting in the court house. These
nanagers are to act as sub-commis
doners In their respective neighbor
moods. The methods of drafting will
!)e publicly announced after the pas
sage of the bill, which is expected to
ake place the latter part of this week.
3.iss Emmain, Johinstonl.
Aliss Emma Johnston, for several
eis the companion of ANirs. Gibbon
i this city, died at the hospital yes
lerday morning after an illness of
mit a few days. She was given all the
ittention that physicians and friends
'ould afford, but. their efforts were of
io avail. The deceased was a maiden
lady past middle life and had no im
nediate relatives, closed related than
nediate relatives.-She was a woman of
nany excellent qualities. The body
wvill be carried to Macon, Ga., today
'or burial. Some of her cousins, In
'luding Messrs R. 13. Reeves and G.
1. Williams, of Savannah and .\lrs.
lbs hblis,, of Woodruff, have arrived to
1ssist In the funeral arrangemen ts.
In V'ashlm>:tron 1'.1-t Week.
.\lr. 'N. 11. 1)i:!l went to W s ig o
A.t w.k wlere h- ofTroi 1d Il.- ice
o 11he liltmint in an1y ca1paelty
wlehvl il ihthi s Ill to usl im i t. He0
;:d I hat th1 e I ee a iIml e iol inl
''2 enein pa long s;tru-gean
uI)C0 hat IWill bie frlu ht w'ilth in:ny
10ody is eorhfient of the out('Cme. I Ie
said that the peole in this i-ect ion
laVe noti yet come to realize the' s(ri
'nes ofi5(I th conflict befor'e them.
\Ir. Il) rited(( no0 din~ite inst;rue
tons~ while in the capital and w ill
wait anfy ordiers he may receive.
dlition of the
ilina, ait the (Close of Huinessl( on . in
.. .. .. .. .. ..$302371.37
. .. . .. .. . 1,750.00 $300,t621.37
.... .... .... .... .....93
.... .... .... .... .... 2,000.00
per cent of subscrIption) 3,750.00
.... ... .. . . .. ... 22,466.16;
.... ... ... ... ... ,600.00
e agents in New
..... .... ....$ 9,816.06
agents In other
..... .... ....$14,391.90 21,717.96
ar town as reportIng hank i ,763.031
....... .... ....$ 132,87
.... .... .... .... .... 2,315.00
ntt (1u1 from Federal lRe
. .. . . .. . . . . . .. . . . . 18,120.761
-...... . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . .$83,310.'21
. .. . . . .. .. . . . $l00,0i00.00
..- 7.. . ... . . . ... 25,0(0.00
..... ......... .... ... 215
.... .... .... .... .... 70.61.4i3
an 30 (lays ................12,036.86
.... ... .. . . .. ... 2,4i18.35
or' sub1jet to :30 days or
. .. . . . .. . . . .. 85,442.32
.... .... .... .... .... 65,465.82
.... .... ....$150,908.14
........ .... .... .... ....$383,310.21
)5O with Federal 'Reserve
......... ...............$ 1,750.00
-nanmed bank, do solemnly swear that
of my knowledlge and belief.
'C. H. TLOPlIR, Cashier'.
this 8th day of -May, 1917.
* L. G. Dlalle, Notary Public,
ennedy, S. bM. 'Wilkes, Directors.
DEATH OF C. S. THOMPSON.
)Ied In Columbia Where He had Gone
for Treatment. Brother of Judge
A pall of gloom was cast over many
bones over the city last Frdiay when
t was learned that Mr. C. S. Thomp
ion had died at a Columbia hospital
lust as he was about to undergo an
>peration. For several weeks he had
ieen in bad health but the seriousness
>f his position was not realized until
i week ago, when he went to Colun
a for- treatment. Ills p)ople thought
that he was recovering very rapidly
ind it was a great shock to them to
carn of his death.
Mr. Thompson was a native of Lau
rens and a faithful worker in the See
nd hlaptist church. He was loved by
ill those who came in contact with
him. Ills life in the community where
he lived was one of untiring service to
'Tie funeral took place on Saturday
ifternoon. Rev. J. A. Brock and Dr. S.
Ii. Temfpleman conducted the services.
A large crowd was present.
Trhe deceased is st.irvived by his wife,
three sons, Messrs I. E. and J. B.
Thomipson of Laurens and Mr. C. I.
Thompson of fionea Path; and two
laughters, m rs. Turner of Laurens and
NIrs. .1. W. Mloore of Columbia. lie was
! brother of Probate Judge 0. G.
Service League Meeting Postponed.
The regular meeting of the Woman's
Service League, which was to have
been held Mcnday, was postponed on
account of the inclement weather. The
next date of meeting will be announced
Meeting of 1). A. It.
The regular meeting of Henry Lau
rens Chapter D. A. I. has been post
poted from the 11th until Friday the
l8th of Alay. The chapter will meet
on that afternoon at 4:30 at the home
of the Regent, Aliss Julia Irby.
M1rs. '. L. Copeland, Sec.
W, Quotc Belov
W ear, I'usli
$17.50 uity igt1 ()ow
$1 innnedi t... ....re II ..
\\'hit et 'dsIr onl Sh...w
Wh i t 'n rSit. s.. rim
\ lm s I ~ u alit lidy jlilous, WI
Islack j it 'dirt ontti ly
Bget Sale This We
$\2.5 lSu(its, r~euIe obi ..
$19.75ii ud its educe Stt ....i
$17.50t Suit, redued ytt ....
our pri only ......
110NMlINIn M i 1ME11ln"immunimmminuinsi m wa oI I I mnumm
6-qt. General Utility Kettle, for Cooking Rice or Grits, for
Pot-roasting, Preserving, Stewing, etc., and
6-cup Muffin Pan-Regularly $2.65
Both for ONLY
1 .t foThe Kettle only, $1.19
and the Coupon if presen
ted on o r before date
named in Coupon.
The Muffin Pan only, 48c
Try this Recipe
- On I, tour Cover for Kettle, 35c
-L.uMi k Aluminum utensils are
- .NOT "all the same"
-- -t l "Wear-Ever" utensils are made
from thick, hard sheet aluminum.
have no coating---cannot chip, scale.
- or rust. Their wonderful durability
eaves the expense and annoyance of
.... . .continually buying new cooking
--- utensils. Rice, grits, etc., may be
cooked in a Wear-Ever" Kettle
Refuse Substitutes without stirring.
Supply is Limited!
Clip the Coupon! .Wear-Ever"Coupon
Buy Early! 11 -31.19 far K.ete -M
S.MN.& E. H. Wilkes &Co.
9ME TO OUR
and Inspect Our Stock
xsNat the Same Tme
er a 'ew oLpecials :in ace ~ .Red -o
7111 You Ouglat to 11e
s.n m . . . 0c ( & $3 o
(I \euileif~'ii. . .30
. . -b N. . $1.00"
gality- $3.50 !ii iiadla~ ~.p....
.a ....c I u r S t 50$
Iaa the am! Tiutiirnt toc
.. . a e w p c a si i xford. enpa tre. '........ ...2 .0
Vic (otillll ut-.e( xi~,1.......$.750
.A.1.0 'v,.,t Cu .(11 3t 1iteit S ill't;. .40
.1 1 You, \a....t. t. $.0
..~~~~~~~~~~~~.....S ~ lai111 IIat ii ittt ~ie i .$3.5
...'id . 0l \(t ll~ Me'a tOxflll~odsO
med....$1.00 lsTa h......r.b..her.Oxford.....00
derskirt O(13Lletal and Patnt bluche Ox
ek r:ds .... .... .... .... .......$2.50
...$17.75 Il'h lleachl andit Whlite Canvas Ox
.... $14.75 l'ords ..... ........ .... .. ....$1.50
. . .. $12.75 Table No. 1
Speial lot of~ siz.es aind styles, tani
'th 75e, pumlips and~ dull1 leathercs, sat in and
... ....65c black Xiuede( Oxftords. value tip to
only . .50c $I.50( ant .$4.(t0, ontly........$1.08
...'.;..5..25c Table No. 2
...... ..25c IPatenut pumnps, gray top. tan bittton
.25, our' . andu lueber' Oxflords. lpal~tt ptump~s.
25 our m'tanyv other sty1les, sizes uip to 5. val
.. $1.00 ites lit to $3.00, onily.. .... ......$1.48
25c andi 50c
... ....25c. Table No. 3
8tuday(peial lot Chbldren's" anud .Isses Ox
ford1, aill styles andui leathler's, straps1)
tble of ~ andi lpmnp ls, but toni or lace. We are
.IHatsi de(termt ined to (close this lot out re
11ce for gar dless of cosat, vaiilies up to $2.00
...$1.98 aend $2.50, very specil onl.y.... ..98c