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Mr. J. W. Edwards, of Hon'ier, La.,
is visiting his sisters, Misses Lizzie and
Mary Edwards and Mrs. R. M. Was
Mr, and Mrs. Jolhn Law Anderson, of
Columbia, spent Christmas day with
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Ray Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Ander
son were recently married in Columbia
and this was their first visit since the
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Wolff have as
their guest Mrs. Wolff's mother, Mrs.
W. M. Hinshaw, of Winston-Salem. N.
C. Mrs. Hinshaw came to Laurens
with Mr. and Mrs. Wolff, who spent
the Christmas holidays with her.
Mr. Geo. F. Wolff spent Monday and
Tuesday in Columbia on business.
Mrs. W. H. Gilkerson and her broth
or, Mr. Sam Sherard, of California,
who is visiting the Gilkerson, attended
the marriage of Miss Mary Sherard and
Mr. Chapman at Ninety Six Saturday.
Miss Louise Fleming, of Greenwood,
has been visiting relatives in the city
for a few days.
Lieut. R. A. Little, stationed at
Camp Jackson, has been snending a few
days in the city on furlough.
Lieut. Claude Garrett, attached to
tne aviation branch of the service, re
turned to his post in Texas Friday.
Mr. and Mirs. W. H. Miley and two
children, of IHampton, spent the Christ
mas holdays with Dr. and Mrs. It. R
Walker. Mr. Miley was principal at
the Watts Mills school several years
ago and he and his family are pleas
antly remembered here.
Miss Rebecca Quattlebaum, of Lees
ville, spent the week-end with Dr. and
Mrs. I. . Walker.
Mrs. F. II. Walker and children,
Eulahyrene and W. M. Walker, Jr.,
spent the week-end with relatives ir
Judge and Mrs. William Gelder, of
New York, will arrive this week to oc.
eupy their beautiful new home on West
Main street. Judge and - Mrs. Gelder
wi be here permanently in the future,
except for intervals in the year wher
the former will have to go to New
York on business affairs.
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Hermes, of Brad
ford. Va., are visitiug their parents,
Mr. end Mrs. John Finkbeiner,
Mrs. Isla Crumpler, of Latta, and
son, Lieut. Deans Crumpler, of Camp
.Jaokson, were guests of Mr, and Mrs,
D, T. Kinard at "Springdale Farm'
Robert and Duncan Dew, of Latta,
have been visiting Marion and Hubert
Kinard near the city.
Mr, Albert W. Teague, who is tem
porarily located in Atlanta, has been
spending the holidays with his mothei
in the city. Mr. Tongue, who is sell
ing automobiles, expects to go to Vir
ginia as soon as the manufacturers arc
able to ship cars there.
Miss Annie Workman has been
spending the holidays with her aunt,
Mrs. Frederick Tupper, in Charleston.
Flood the room with
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Sergt. Harry Thames, now. stationed
at Camp Sevier, has been visiting Dr.
and Mrs. Aiken for several days.
Capt. and hirs. B. R. Todd and
children spent the holidays with rela
tives at Barksdale Station.
Mr. Gregg Jeans is visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Hamp Hunter.
Miss Flossie Patterson, of Barnwell,
is the guest of Miss Lilla Todd. .
Mrs. J. MeD Moore and little son.
who have been visiting relatives in
Morganton, N. C.,,are oxoected to re
turn home today.
Mrs. V. H. Clinkscales and son are
visiting relatives in Morganton, N. C.
They expect to return home about
Saturday. Mr. Clinkscales, in their
absence, has been taking a part of his
vacation in Spartanburg with his pa
rents. Prof. and Mrs. Jonn G. Clink
Mr. Grover Richey, now stationed at
Camp Sevier, has been visiting home
folks for several days. Mr. Richey re
cently stood a successful examination
for entrance into the aviation branch
of the service and will leave the latter
part of the week for the trainin camp
Lient. J. M. Bearden, who has been
undergoing training at the medical of
ficer's training corps, Fort Oglethrope,
has completed his course there and is
now attached to the sanitary depart
ment at Fort Sherman, Ohio.
Mr. J. N. I(icnardson spent the early
part of the week in Union at the hed
side of a kinsman, Wlr. Jeff Caudle,
and returned Monday evening when it
appeared that Mr. Caudle was improv
f Messrs. It. F. and Cresswell Flem
ing made preparations early yesterday
evening to go over to Greenwood to
visit their father, who fell on the slip
pery ice during the afternoon and was
reported to have been painfully in
jured.' On account of his advanced age
and feebleness, the Messrs. Fleming
were very uneasy about him. The Cap
tain's many friends in Laurens hope
that he is not painfully hurt. ,
In a letter to The Advertiser, about
business matters, Lieut. E. Shaw Cun
ningham, a native of Cold Point, but
for many years at Clinton and later at
La Grange, Ga., states that he is now
connected with the inspection branch of
the Quartermaster's office, stationed at
Philadelphia, and has recently returned
from a southern tour visiting cotton
mills which are filling government con
tracts. Lieut. Cunningham was form
erly in cotton mill offices and is well
equipped for this branch of the ser
Card of 'l'lhuks.
\Ve wish to thank the many friends
tand neighbors for their sympathy
and help at the death of our dear
aon and brother, and we ask that God's
richest blessings may rest on you all.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Williams
Just received a case of beantiful
hand [ainted chlina
S. M. & 1J. H. W'I LK'IS & CO.
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nate a larg room---yot en.
at like a jst. Just ratsc
match. Simp and gt
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a lamps, stoves and heaters.
+ SOCIETY. +
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Of interest to many friends in this
ity and throughout the State was the
announcement of the engagement of
Miss Helen Engenia Sullivan to Lieut.
Lucius S. IDolt, Jr., U. S. Army, the
wedding .to take place in March. The
announcement waa made at a party on
Thursday afternoon given by Miss Sa
(lie Sullivan, her sister. Only the mem
hers of the Needle Craft Club and sev
eral visitors were present. After play
ing progressive games for an hour, the
guests were invited into the dining
room where the engagement was made
known. On the centre table was a
miniature bride standing beneath an
umbrella from which hung numerous
ribbons tied with orange blossoms.
Each guest pulled one of the stream
ers and out of the umbrella dropped
cards disclosing the engagement. Af
ter congratulations had been extended,
a delightful sweet course was served
by the little Misses Richardson. Miss
Sadie Sullivan presented the honor
guest with a lovely piece of lingerie.
Miss Sullivan is the daughter of Mr.
And Mrs. J. H. Sullivan and is a charm
ing girl of unusual accomplishments.
She is a graduate of Converse College.
Lieut. Bolt is also a native of Laurens,
and at present is stationed with the
323d Infantry, at Camp Jackson.
Among the many Christ.mas gaities
here none was perhaps more enjoyed'
tihan the big dance given on Thursday
evening at the 'Traynham Guards Arm
ory. Music was furnished by the l8th
Regiment. band of Camp Sevier. A
large number of visiting girls, as well
as those from the Colleges who were
at home for the holidays, added
greatly to the pleasure of the evening.
An admission fee was charged, the pro
ceeds of which will be given to the lo
cal Red Cross Chapter.
The following invitation has been is
Miss Mario Philpot
Friday, January Fourth,
Nineteen Hundred Eighteen
Miss Helen Snilivan
On last Saturday evening Miss Mary
Blackwell entertained a number of her
friends at her home on Hampton street.
A large crowd was present in spite of
the bad weather and enjoyed a delight
ful party. The two front rooms of the
home were decorated artistically in
holly wreaths and mistletoe, while be
tween the rooms hung large bells amid
bright green foliage. A delicious hot
course was served by little Misses Ma
rion and Legare Blackwell. The host
ess was also assisted by Miss Amy
0 o 0
The Wednesday Club had Southern
Women WVaiters for the subject of the
meeting December nineteenth at the
home of Mrs. W' L. Gray.
Mrs. L. George Balle talked most
charmingly on Mary Johnston as a wo
man and a writer, giving her a perma
nent pilace in literature.
Mrs. B. L. ,Jones talked on the very
clever writer, Cora Harris.
Mrs. WV. II. Dial read a very inter
esting article, on "'The Ilistorical Ele
ment. in Mairy .Johnston's Boks" ay
ing tribute as a true chronicler an d a
woman of' vision.
Mr s. I ,neas, wvho knows Cora lIar
1.is personally3, told several anedotes
and the Misses Simpson returnedl yes
t(erday after sp)endilng the Chitstmnas
ithldays wvith -relatIves in Jackson
ville, Pia. Upon0f their arrival home
hey dIiscoveredi that the water heat
lng lank ini the kItchen had butrst in
their absence and that water had form
edl and frozen on the kitchen floor so
that It resembled a small sized skat..
Miss Mell (Glenn, of Clinton, Is the
guest of Miss Caroline Fleming this
-Miss Mamie 'Blackwell, of Due West,
visited 'Mr. and Mrs. H1. S. Blackwell
t!ring the holidays.
Mir. and Mrs. Plumer Blackwell, of
Columbia, vIsited Mr. and Mrs. 'H'. S.
Riackwell during the holidays.
Miss Margaret Dunlap, of Palestine,
Tex,, Miss Care Wyche, of Prosperity,
and Messrs. Andy Smalling and Rain
soy P'awcett, of Bristol, 'Tonn., are vIe
iting Miss Margaret Dunlap this week.
31Iss Mattie Cobb Whitner, of Atlan
ta, dnd Mr. J. C. 'Whitnor, of Porter
Springs, 'Ga.; are visiting Misses Vir
glnia and E~lizabeth SImpson. Mir.!
RIichard Simnpson, who is attendIng the
Seminary at Columbia, is also at home.
Mr. Sam Ii. Shur. d, wvho has :e
vIsIting Mr. and1( M.i W . ii. Giia a.
begins liis journey et~k to Los A -
lea, Cal., tomorrow.
Here is a g
trade, but have
marked them at
Come and se
factories in the i
burg, and Mrs. Pierce Irby attended the
funeral of Henry Irgy Saturday.
Magistrate Ryland P. Traynham has
been very sick at his home on Vest
Main street for several days. His
aunt, Mrs. Gigbon, has also been con
fined to her room on account of injury
she received when a piece of household
furniture fell upon her.
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* LONUi VIEW NEWS *
'Long View, Dec. 31.-We are having
some very cold weather now.
We are very sorry to know that Miss
Lois Reedler is on the sick list this
Mr. Mason Cole spent a few days at
Clinton (luring the past week with his
sister, Mrs. J. L. Chancy.
Miss Allc Wells, of Grconwood, is v'is
it ing relatives and friends during the
At iss .iariy 11111, of Alt . Olive spent
the I hol idalys with her j fr'iendl, M isas Lid io
Mr. iin;slkiu ('ole ia visiting his sis
ter, Mlrs.. J1. L. Chianey, at Clijiton.
-lMiss Sophiaii SmithL has returned after
a v'ery lpleasant, visit to her aunt, Mr's.
J. C. Wells. , ,
Misses Allic and Dollie Mae 'Cole
visited at Mrs. L. N. bteeder's Satur
Mr. I lenry Smith and sister, Myrtle,
spent yesterday wvithi their aunt at Mt.
Mr. Stepp Smith was at home for a
few days this week.
The young people of this place enjoy
ed a pound supper last Friday night at
the home of Mr. 11. L,. Cole. Those
who attended reportedl a nice time.
'Miss 1Ella P~lack, who h..i been visit
ing her father at Ninety Six has returD-.
Miss Kate Pinson is visiting her
grand- father, Mr. Thomas Carter.
Misses Ethel and Lois Reedor spent
Thursday night with hiiss Dollie Mae
Misses May and Bessie Hitt, of Cross
11111, visited Miss Dollie Mao Cole
during the Christmas holidays.
Wishing the Editor and every one
*lse a happy new year.
f" ' ?.l"' /
ayed Shipment of
a Sold at Old Prices
reat opportunity for after-Christmas
se goods were' bought for the fall
ust reached us on account of freight
now to move them quickly we have
prices that will mean a great saving
e these Davenports; they are in oak
and are made by one of the best
rom $25.90 to $50.00
E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Laurens, S. C.
Thousands of Good Stenographers
Clerical Help Wanted
Tihe government has just. written to this sehool poiliting out their
targent need of stenographers, both male
- and female, and asking us to help them in
securing the great number needed. The
starting salary offered is $900 to $1200 a
*year.' Examinations are being held week
ly in 4100 eities.
liesides the demanmd of the government,
the conscription is taking thousands of
yolngir men fromt colly mmercial posit ions,
and( their positions wiii lhve to be filled
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THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Ford cars are not an iex periment. Years
of concentration oil a single mo(1el have
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as important in mode rn life as the mail sor
vice or telephone. Ilchind the Ford ear is gen
utine Ford service, by competent mechanics
using genuino Ford parts - with regular
standard Ford prices. That is the - service
given by this agency. Ryntifout $346, Tour
ing Car $360, Sedan..$6'4i',- Coupelet $606,
Town Car $595-all f. o.11. Detroit. On dis
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