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8 Local and Personal Mention. 8
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John Spratt was in town yesterday.
'Mr. Jake Shell, of Spartanburg, is
spending a few days in the city with
Mrs. C. It. Parker and little daugh
ter, Julia, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. Richey for some time.
Miss Corrie Hart left a few days
ago for Holly Hill whore she will visit
relatives for some time.
Capt. J. N. iWright goes to Charles
ton this week. !lie may be baok by
'Means Knight, one of the boys at
Camp Jackson, spent the week-end in
the city and county with relatives.
Sergt. Shoal .MoDaniel, of Camp
Jackson, spent the week-end in the
city with home folks. I
Mr. John F. Bolt, of McColl, is in the
city this week on business and shak- *i
Ing hands with his many friends.
.Judge T. II. Spain and wife, of Darl- t
ington, spent the week-end in the city
as guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. II. San
The friends of Miss Claudine Cope
land will be interested in knowing
that she is now in a large hospital at
Bluefleld, W. Va.
Mr. Richard Simpson, of the Colum
bin Theological Seminary, spent Sun
day in the city with his mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Fuller and chil
dren, Mrs. Chase and Mrs. J. C. Watts,
Watts, of Mountvillo, were in the city
Corp. T. N. Holmes, of Camp .Jack
son, visited his wife at the home of her
father, Mr. J. N. Wright, for several
days last week.
the 1W. M. IT. association last week.
Mr. John Law Anderson, of Colum
bia, spent the week-end in the city
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Ray i
1i's. IElla C. Iludgens from Knox
vice, Tenn., the mother of Mrs. Rufus
Dunlap, is visiting her for some time.
She came to Laurens on account of the t
illness of Mr. B. A. Wharton, of Cross
Mrs. W. I. Hunt, of Newberry, and 1
Mrs. Anderson, of Florence, both of
wini are pleasantly known in Lau- l
revs, were guests of Dr. andi Mrs. A.
.1. Christophcr during the meeting of
tho W M. U.
1Mrs. James R. Copeland, Mrs. Jodie
(ipndler, Miss Jessie Dillard and
Miss Kate Shands, of Clinton, were in
the city yesterday with Mrs. Joe Phin
ney, who has, recently returned from
Miss Lueile HIarris, of Clinton, who I
has heen in a Columbia hospital for
several weeks, came up from Colum
lia lPriday .ight to spend some time
with Mrs. .1. Han Little while regain- 1
ing her strength. She was accom
tan led hon'! by Mrs. McDonaild.
Mi. .1. Dunk Sullivan, who makes
his headqiuarters in Augusta, came up
for several days last. week to ,be here
while his brother, Mir. Brooks Sullivan,
of Tdaho, was at home. Sergt. Ben<
Sullivan, of Camp Sevier, was also
here for' the week-cnd.
MIr. .I. WV. Todd, 'r. r'etur'ned sev
eral days ago from Baltimore, whiere'
he had been to b~e priesent. dur ing an
operation upon his dlauihter', Miss I
iHessle Todd1. 1Ii'rfrienids will be de
lighted to know that thle operation was
succ oessfulI a nd that she is no0w on the
road to reCcovery3.
Ohlef Jf. TI. C'rews and family sipent
Sunday ini Green'iiville1 wIth Ii s soin, who
is al miember' of the I leaduirter's:
Comipa ny of the 59th Iirigade. Chief
Crews st atedl that. hie found all of t he I
boys well and that the epidemici
of meiiasles hiad not reaehed them. They0~3
are con tinedi to camp howevei'.
W1. E. Owens Ilurned.
Mr'. W. E1. Owens, of Clinton, suffer
ed painful injuries to his right side
andi other portions of his body Satur-i
day morning, wvhen his clothes acel
dentally caught a-fire while lie was
sitting in front of the fiire at $iis home.
Mr. Owens had just arisen for the
morning andi was lightly eiaad. Hie 'first I
dise'evered the blaze on his bath robei
he had juist put en and when he was
unable to uint Ic the coi'd .around his
waste, rushed ouit into the fr'ont piazza<
for help., The open ai' increased the<
blaze so that he was painfily burned
before his wife and others could ren
dher him assistance, While the burns
are very painful, nd serious results are
Riecommended for (Commission. *
lEdwin F. Moseley, son of Mr. andi
Mrs. C. D. Moseley, who has been in
training with an ambulance com~ps at
Allentown, Pa., for the past several
months, has been recommended for
promotion to second lidutenant, ac-t
cording to a dispatch to The State
seveyal days ago. It is thought that
his appolntment will follow very soon.
.Car 'load of Dining Room Pt&'mrni
turo inst r-eceived, ,heautiful goods, And
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The Needle Craft Club met ,-with
vrs. iErnest Machen on Wednesday af
ernoon. Towards the close of the
afternoon a tempting salad course was
A marriage that came as quite a siir
rise was that of Miss Beta Meredith
nd Col. William C. P. Robertson, both
esidents of this city. The ceremony
as performed on Thursday evening
t the home of the Rev. W. A. Fairy,
astor of the First Methodist church.
irs, 'Robertson has held a position
a the postoffmee for several years,
there she has made many friends. Col.
tobortson is well known in Laurens
nd holda. a responsible position, with
he 'Davis-Roper Compdlh3. Their
iany friends, not only in LAurens, but
hroughout the county, where th6y are
o well known, wish them much hap
Mrs. Robert ichelberger entertain
d with a large party on Friday after=
loon. The game for the afternoon
vas forty-two and was enjoyed for an
,our or more, after which delicious
refreshments were -served by Mrs.
lichelberber's sisters Misses Lulie
nd Nellie 1Eichelborger.
At eleven o'clock last Thursday
Horning in lirookville, Mississippi,
M1iss Doreas Ray Calmes became the
idrle of file Ton. 'R. A. Cooper.' The
wedding was a quiet one, and took
>lace at. the home of the bride's uncle.
lfter a short trip in Florida they will
Ie at home to their many friends on
;outh Harper street.
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Mrs. Lancaster Entertainr.
An enjoyable affair of last week was
he lovely party that Mrs. W. G. Lan
aster gave in honor of AMrs. Y. S. Gil
Eerson. The guests were welcomed
>y Mrs. Lancaster and her sister, Miss
\nnie Gilkerson, and introduced to the
monoree, Mrs. Gilkerson. Halt of the
,uests were invited into the dining
oom where tempting nut sandwiches
nd tea were served by Mesdames
,corge flalle, Albert Dial and Miss
Prances Thames: while the other half
n.oyed a guessing con-test, the an
wers being some kind of a nut, then
is-versa. )uring the afternoon Miss
Alla Todd played beautiful selections
mn the I'dison.
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The following invitat ion has been
'eceived in the city:
Mr. and Mrs. John Robert ilranyon
'equest the honor of your presence
at the marriage of their dhitghter
Mr. .John Calhoun leeks
m Thursday, November Twenty-alinth
a~t three-thirty 'o'clock.
Dlelton, South Carolina.
One' dol lax' her galionx--why Pay I
nlore? ? ? ?
D~ollar' Paint Co., Laurecns.
Were Shoals, Nov. t i.-One of the
>r'ettilest weddintg of thle alu 1umn1 sea
:onl waxs that, of Miss Agnes Paulixne
Almipsonx and Willie Eugene Abranms
vhleh was solexmnized Wedinesday af- i
('rntoon at the hxomen of the bride's fa
her', Mr'. JT. W. Simpson near' Poplax'
The house was beautifully decor'ated
vilt.hx trailing ivy, autumn leaves, ros
~s, axnd a pr'ofuision of white andl yel- l
ow chxrysanth~emxums. A soft. glow
u'as east. over the rooms b~y small and A
nnuixmerable candles. Th'e eeremnon~y C
'oom was dlecor-ated with ferns andV
bhrysanthionuxms, the mantle being n
olid bank of white chxrynanthemuxms. I
rust opposite the door was an ar'ch of ~
vhite with ivy twinied gracef'ully over I
t, with a pmof'usion of ferins and pot c
ilana for a back ground, made a beau.. .1
Promptly at 3 o'cloek to ethe strains a
f Mendelssohn's wvedding mar'ch r'en
Loxred by Miss Addle Simpson, cousin a
ft the bride thie lyridal party entered
rom the hall, which was decorated in cI
'ed autumin leaves and deep red roses. il
eilimhla Pollard, Margaret Simpson, a
aois Pitts and Willie Simpson, daint- a
ly dressed in white lingerie dresses, si
arrying green satin ribbon, came in a
and foirmed an aiale for Ithe bridal A
Mol'iy. -The (Rev. Mr. . K. Sinypson, et
4Yusin of .The bride, and Rev. Mr. Con- S
melly, theo groom's pastor, came in 1
.nd 'took their places underneath the a
vhite wedding bell, suspended from A
he arch. Miss Mary Simpson, sister v
>f the bride, was~ misid of honor. She
intered alone, wesring a pca green
nuarguiulte, with whte tqhlttfon, any1 'a
'arried a Jatwo bouqulet of cream roe- o
*tied 'WIth t'Mle. The bride entered C
tvi the als of her father and 'weas'met
4 'the al1ter by the gi'oom and his P
rothe, ULl aAbteiWI. whO ikted as.
here to put the s
Is it large en
should need a n<
there are scores
period or colonic
$10.75 to $45.0
S. M. d
ast muan. The impressive rIng (cere
ony wats used. Little Z/elI Jlitts in a
-et.t y whiute dIress, carried the ring In
Thle gIrlish beauty of the bride was
thancedl by her bridal robse of blue
ffeta andtt georgette Crepe. 11er boni
net was wite t carntatins andI ferns
shiower' arralngemtentt. She never
tokr*d prettier thtan ont thIs occasion.
tmedilately after the ceremtonty, the
Lests were Invited into the dlining
)omt where del lelons Ice cream and
tke were served to abouett 125 lieoile
,- six minnds dlressedl In pure wvhite.
he young ladles servIng were MIsses
ni Lizzle and Mary Abrams, Kath
-ine and Boat rIce Simpson, Judi11nette
.a,1ker and Willou Pitts.
The room wvas artIstIcally decortedC
ivy, iwhite and yellowv chirysanthe
unms, the center piece was a large
tasket flllid wIth white and yellow
i.rysanthemumns. T1he .room where
to gIfts were dIsplayed was lovely In
-eenf and whItg. T1hey received many
tractive pres6 nts, attestIng the pop
arity and esteem whIch they are hold
v theIr many frIends.
A hountIful supper was gIven 'the
mtple at her home at eIght o'clock,
eo same evening, only a few relatives
id elose friends Invited. Those pree
~t were Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W. Simup
in, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Abramns, Mr.
rd Mrs. 0. H1. Simpson, MYsr. Leo
ramns, Mr. Leslie flomar Greer, Mise
'Maggie flcks, Addle and Katherine
mrpson, Beatrice SImpson, AnnIe
zzle and Mary Abroans, OlIve lonmar
1(1 Ronste Latnford, Greer and Mrs.
tthnr Pollard and chIldren, of GIreen
The bride Is the second d! ut.g'ter of
r. .lohn W. Simipron. She Ia )tretty
id attractive. poritlar w~ith voun~g and
d for her sweet dIspositIon and fine
Trhe groom Is the second son of Mr.
reton Abramns, near (Wire Shoals,
~d is an exoeflent young snan. 'He 4s
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letting ready for sor
pirit of welcome an
Ig room suit to c
low About You
ough for all the hap
w one its only a mi
of dependable tabl
d styles. Sizes fron
-Let us help you ma
Dngaged ini 1progressiv.e farm ning. Their
many friends wishl for t hem a long
and ha~ppy life.
Staite of Soiuthu 'airollini,
In C'ourt of (onmunon I 'Ieas.
Mr's. I 'ear P1 . .Ilhnson1, et. lI, plitiff
I 'ur sumanti to a.( decree of thle ('olurt
in the abuove staited (ase. I wlli selI at
Laurens, (C. 1I., S. C., on Salesday in
D~eeeru next, being Mlonday the 3r'd
d~ay of thle monthl, duiring the legail
hours for such sales, t he following de..
scrihed property, to wit:
AllI that tracI(t, 01or) arcel or hand, 13y
Ing andi being in LaurPens county, State
of Southb Car'olina, contahining thr'ee
huindredl and fiye (303) alcres more 01r
less, boundmed on north by land of
strs. 1Ella Simpson and W. A. Nickols,
Dfn the w..est by landis or MPHs. Wassont,
deceased, W. A. Nickols and Samuel
Aust in, 01n the south bily thle Austin
landis and( on1 the cast b~y landis owned1
by J. V. and W. I'. .Johnsoni, beiing a
part of the trPact beloigging to the es
tate of John Garlington, deceased,
nown as tihe Giarington mill place.
Alno all that certain lot, or lparcel
af land situate in the county of Laul-I
rens, State of South Carolna contamin
Ing seven and flyc eights (7 5-8) acres,
inore or less, bounded by lands of S.
I-. and .M. E. Johnson, R . RI. and .J. 1.
Shapnman, public road and others
which will more fully appear by ref
Dronce to a lat of same made by John
kl. Iludgens, Sept. 8th, 1906.
Also all that certain tract, piece or
parcel of land situate, lying and being
in 'amirens county, State of South Car
dilinia., contalinting nn' hundred and
light (108) acres, more or less, bound
W1 by lands of XW. P. Johnson and the
public road on the north-east, by lands
>f J. H,. Sulliva and the Teague place
yn the west and by lands of J. N. 101
lodge and others.
Terms of Sale: cash. Purchaser to
pay for papeors 4und stamps. If the
yerms of sale are not complied with,
the land to be re-sold on same or some
imbsequent Saleaday on same tormis,
it risk of formr plurchaser'.
C. A. P')VgIl,
C. C. C. P. a'nd G. P., Laurens, S. C.
Dtted this Nov. 12, 1917?. 17..St-A
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ne time, and you'll find everything
i hospitality into the home---from a
azy blankets for the guest room.
ir Dining Table?
py crowd that will gather about it
It's worth looking into, and if you
ftter of what style you fancy, for
es here in all, woods and finishes
1 42 inch to 66 inch. Prices from
ke your dining room attractive.
VILKES & CO.
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Kr~ei sler was born inl Viennal~ in 1 + . a ;nd atlthugh
1rought. Ill in an atmospilhere of re'tinenIlrtnt. he eon
les.st that at Ine period (I,. his hl0VIood his great aml
bition w a.s- to be a trami oifdhnet or! Those who know
what a great art ist he is 'eeome will shudder at. the
Ihought of what might oinve been lost to the world
if this boyish wish had bhn realized.
At. the age of ten young Iri'itz won the first prize at.
the Vienna 'Conlscrvatorn . ( and in his t welfth year as
tonished the profissoriat t ihe Conservatoire in Paris
by winni11g hte Prix i. I. mine, an unpl hrecedelte(i oe
enrrenee. As a boy prodigy, he toured America with
Rosenthal, returning to Austria to serve his time in
t he army. Although during th(ie.e four years he
abandoned violin practice entirely, on his reappear
ance in 1899 his bow was as true and his technique as
m .me.ss as ever.
The Victor Company may be justly proud of the
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t ion of his art.
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