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8 . Local and Personal MQntlon. 8
-Lieut. Joe F. Smith, Camp Sevier,
sPont the week-end in the city.
Mr. W. A. Babb, of Princeton, was a
business visitor in the city yesterday.
Mr. and Mirs. T. J. Coleman, of Wa
terloo, were shopping in the city Sat
Mr. T. L. Sumerel, of Barksdale,
was among the business visitors in the
i'rs. Yancy Gilkerson spent the
week-end in Greenville with her par
en-ts, Ir. and Mrs. 'Rentz.
li. and Mrs. C. Fi -Altman, of
.1lawkinsville, Ga. are visiting .\lr. and
Mirs. Rtobert 11. Rloper.
Sergt. Shell Mc Daniel, Camnip Ja.('k
son, arrived in the city yesterday to
rp-end a few dlays with home folks.
Alias Charlotte le(owan1, after
taching several Weeks in )illon, h-/s
returnled homle onl acceoumlt ofn
Nat Kenniedy. (Commissa-y I'epait
lmtent, Camp Surin', sp1('111 (li' week
en( in the (-ily with his fatlher. Mr.
Sergt. Ilienry Fratks, of Camp
\'adswortI, is spending a few days in
the city on fitriogh with his parents,
LMr. and Mrs. John A. FIranks.
Mr. \V. J. .Jenntngs and family, who
have been living near Bell view
church, have moved to the city and
are now living on Fleming street.
;iHiss Maargaret Willis, a member of
the faculty of Greenville Female col
lege, spent the week-end in the city
as .the guest. of Mliss Carol Roper.
fr. W. 0. Jlar'nwell, the piano man,
arrived in the city several days ago
to remain here for a short time in
specting and repairing the pianos of
his ltlle'ous clients. -
Ir. 1;. U. Anderson went. to Spar
tanhurg Sunday to attend the funeral
of his cousin. \rs. Lizzie Anderson,
widow of the late II. II. Anderson, who
was well known by the older residents
of the city.
Lieut. James Todd, Camp Jackson,
was a visitor in the city Sunday. Lieut.
Todd was recently promoted from see
ondl to first. lieutenant an1d is now at
tached to the company of whiclh Capt.
W. lt. Riche', Jr., is commander.
Lieul. W. Clyde lHowler, who is now
stationod near Chattanooga, has been
spending a few days' furlough in the
oily with home folks. lieut. lPowler
has recently been transferred front
the iluf'intry to the machine gun
branh(' of t lie army.
i'r. L. .. ('ook, of 'outntaini inn, w i
a visiti' in the city l''riday. Ai'. ('ook I
tame in to hcee his nime on The Ad
verti:er listl aga in rf r having: it Ink
('ei off a fe'.' weelks a go. ite said le
hatd b eve I i t inI ti lp'taper for a long
lit ant rou oned he woituild have to
hpav' it as~tn.a
Iir. 31., i. S I a 'itoit, a well known
ynnttg farmer of Ware Shoals, who
clerkled for Ovings &. Owings here for
awhtile'andl ree'ivediI a'11 allick to the
firm i-t wa'is a vbiItor' in thle city Saturi
di~v. AIIr. Strawuhoi'n staled that th'e
smal~tl giain in his neighblorhloodl that
wIas iplanted citry and( pitt In with Ithe
dr ill had sW tod the severet' wVeather'
fairly' w.ell andl looked niow as it' iI
Moreii~i l'utids ?'enit tfor' i'lef of' P'olinnd
]Berne, Jan. 27.---Futnds foi' the ie
Iief of wart t siuffeers' ini 1'olanid aga in
hiav~e bee' n iransmttled lthrough thie
Amterileant legationi heie. They i neltlde
$90,000 fr'om l le Amer'lean ited Cr'oss
$28,000 ft'omi Iriends of Poland Int
hlostotn. W'thlila two monthIs Aimet'ien
has sent $1 15,000 through thtis ('ity to
'FThree More~ AlIdermantic (anIldatos.
T!hr iee moi'e 'aspirian ts for' tald1er
manie htonois have thrtown thtelr hats
into the ring sInce last the plolitical
situation wvas revIewed int these
"colyumnns". Tihey are AM. Hlamp IHun
ter, of War'd 2, Aug. Huff and Rt. Rice
NIckels in Ward 6. They are respect
-fully presented to the elector'ate for
(due conslideration on the 19th of Feb
WANT ED ---JUNK
Old Iron . . . 40c
Old Sack. . . . 10c
Copper, Brass, Rub
ber and alil'kinds of
*Best Prices Offered.
Laureais, S. C.
House Gives First Reading to Meast e
Which Carries %a Totatl of $3,154,
7i8.85. Means 88.4.Mill Levy.
Columbia, Jan. 21.-The general ap
propriation bill, carrying a total of
$3,154,758.85, which will necessitate a
levy of 8 3-4 mills on the present tax
able property of the State, was intro
duced in the louse tonight and given
its first reading. The budget measure
last year carried a total of $2,985,.
846.77, and 8 1-2 mills. The ways and
means committee bill for 1918 shows
an Increase of $168,912.08 over the
mieasure of 'last. year. The total of
estimates submitted to the ways and
ieans conniittee was $3,--2,073.71
anl that body cut this down by $2S7,
,Te state tatipr'l' itii en1 of ed uen
tion asks for a total of $561,100 for
ile pimblik school: and the Coiln ilittee
''lhe $5,000 a: ketl for by the State
csologrist was r'fu1sed.
'The UInivericy or. Softih Carolina
;lori for $1S,,'157.0 and was allowed
Winthrop college's estimate was
$216,211.10 andl the ways and means
eontoitt ee allowed $19t,325.85.
''ho Citadel asked for $61.200 and
the roumittee increased the estimate
The 'Medlcal College of South Caro
lina asked for $50,G20 and was al
The estimate for the governor's of
flee of $17,180 was cut to $15,680 and
the $50,000 refluested for law enforce
ment was disallowved by a vote of sev
en for and seven against.
The adjiutant General's office is al
lowed $5,900 for itse expenses and
$15,087 for the new regiment. The
Adjutant General's ofilee asked for
$10,200 and approxinately $68,000 for
the regiment of State troops.
The governor's mansion 'was cut,
from $1,950 to $500.
The following are the general totals
of the hill: governor's ofilce, $15,680;
secretary of state's oflice, $8,800;
comptlrolle 'general's office, $9,700; in
surance C omniissloner's othce, $10,715;
state treaiters ofilce, $9,750: state
stuperitIendent of education, $17,300;
adjutant general's ofilce, $50,987; at
torney general's oflice, $8,300; railroad
commissioners' ofice, $15,970: public
schools, $426,600: state librarian's of
flee, $2,839; public buildings, $3,86;0.
State electrician and engineer, $26,
150. Catawha Indians, $7,500. 1)epart
mnent of a arienitur. c'o1nnre and
industries, $1,200. .Indiclal deipart
ment, $123,762. IlealIti depntment,
i 102.21 1.83. State board of t medical
exatiiner=, $3,000. Tax <lept., $96,
713.10. 'niversity of South Carolina,
81 s. i. inthrop Norial ami 1n
dtust rial (ollege,. $1 fi1.:25.5 '. ('ItTe a
d(l, $75,S0. Slhool for )ear and
Itlind, $79,600. Stat.' ('oloredl (olled,
S t e I lo s p ila fo r t e i n s e 1 1 . I u s a n e i . $ 6 , -
IT1. South 'ar oliina Indiedial
Sehool, $803.75.:',s. State pen~litnary',
M,l10. (Othet (1haritabcle anci penal
!mrp~lo;s,~ $8,lccc. ('hief ga te warden's
o'!ee, 8c,.8: 2. i jt orieal (conniss5lin,
$ 1.051). Iter~est icnd bonded debit, $222.
M-I9 14. leet ions. $55,075. Expecnse
(fnitn'noni to hothI houtse;, $O950. The (
sen:ite, $l 7..524. lThe htouise of repire-.
partment, $.at,37.2tl. It
.Iedicail (Colle.4 of South (arolina. 0
8 17,620. P'enlsions and C'onfedlert. itn-!
tirm:ar y, $298,800. Si:tt wa r'houise 1
('cimmlissliner.' $10,000). F! ate b oard of Ilh
barnitiles antd 'or'rectIlonts, $ I1.000, ih
Jro int (comm~litlee on pr'linin g, $25,55.30'
.\lbkeel lanioons, $180.859. in
TIoutl, $:9,ii51.758.85. clh
______.__.__T. __Squ__res to P ea h
1iev'. C, "T. SquInres. of LenoIr, N. C., fr
wIll' Ireaeb at the FIrnst Presbiyt erIan II
church neb-i nday mnIin g,
RED Cilt4)SS NOTE'lS,
Iitd ( Cross heeit at 'Towe's Drug
Store on February 8th.
The Rled Cross buttons, the arrival
of which, was noted last week have th
been dIstributed to tihe individual gi
membM's andl~ are greatly in evidence th
this week. The service flags ar also
hero and will be placed in the win
dlows thIs week. The Rted Cross heads
are especIally anxIous that these flags
be exhibited, The Rled Cross service Ti
flag is next to the INational service flag
its an emblem of service and honor.
I't is the trademark of loyalty to the o
great cause of humanity, Thei localth
chapter has accepted as its Blogan in
&,n auxIliary in every community and i
R. service flag in every home." Display cl
pour service flag with a cross for ev
ary member in the wIndows of your t
tome and yout' place of busIness a t
The community around Prospect
Dhureh have effected the tenmporary
>rganizationl of an auxiliary. Up to
'he present- time there have been en- Au
rolled a total of 29 members. The La;
lermarnent organization will be effect- i
ad en February 10th, when an Officer soi
f the Iaurens chapter wIll be npr.s.
These Kitchen Sci,
their lives in the stu<
How to lighten your
new pleasure in coo<
Through the Hoo
Hoosier low pric
enormous output whI
ing costs to be cut dc
At all prices you g
manship, the Hoosi
See these cabinets
still complete; prices
$37.50 and easy t<
Don't fail to look for
It is this part that em
work in 30 minutes.
t and uuilWl add(ress themu on I edl
A enommiiittee on lI ed (Cross; -.-cool
iie hic~"h~ is5 composi)edi of it. I,.
ite Woffordl will hasve in chargie all
e Rted (ross, work ini the school-s in
e I iterriy of the local chap lter. Theiy
11 endeai5vorl to origaniz.e atuxiliairies
aill of th e alu(', il aI (sk andi exptet
C ue heaty co-operat Iion of all the
tieers of thle cou n ty,
On l''e. 8th 1)r. J1. ii. P'ow( has con
niedt to gi ce lhe entire proceeds
)nm his fouintatin to the lRed Crioss.
Irthler anno1u11ncemeintI coneerninug
e de1tails of t his plant will be given
xt week. Dr. Powe is to lbe highly
mm1i~end~ed for his pa trit le stan siIn
is Case4 andl his worthy examplte
011ld b~e followed by all.
Do your lit Join 'the 'Red Cross.
't others to join.
The commlittee that has itn charge
a htospiital shirts states that they
1i be ready to give out at the knit
ig meet ing Thu rsday aft ernoon.
FOIIT1EEN SPIES EXECUTED.
oempson Says Enemy Aliens Should
NJew York, Jan. 24.---C. S. Thompson,
airman iof the press committee of
SAmerican 'Defense Society in an
'ormal discussion at a luncheon giv
by the organization here today de
rod .the society had been informed
t.t 'the United States had executed
rtrien'spies since the beginning of
war with Germany.
Notiee to Pensioners.
l'ho pension commission will be in
ditol' Thompson's ofmie each Satur
r in January to receive new appli
Ions. Those already on the roll need
apply. J. Pat Caldwell,
" ~ rl
Hoosier You Get the
and Ideas of Kitchen 5
?nce experts have spent are built r
ly of kitchen economies. to you in
kitchen labors and put Not oni
:ing and baking has been convener
sier they transmit many which is
to you. Some of them plate.
s are only possible by
ich enables manufactur- noosiI
wn. Mrs. Cii
et the same skilled work- Voik.
er standard of conve- "' "
today while our stock is M u
range from $23.85 to "
rm may be arranged. I'r:
the vital Hoosier section. Air Ni
tibles you to do an hour's \I I
& E H. WILI
WE have gone over
~ items to quote wh
the consideration of purche
values which we believe wi
hence. Our belief is that
other articles will advance s
soon, buy them now.....
33.lnc~h i'eggy Cloth, for boy-s suits, bilg lot
just received, only .... .... .... .......25c
36-inch Pajamia Cheks, worth 25c,.Janiu
ary pie----......... ............20e
36-inch goodi Bleach ing, big slpec lal . . . . 18c
27-inchi white P. K. and Mfadras, only . . .. 1nc
10 pieces 36-inch new Shirt ,Madras, only 25~c
,36.inch newv white Skirting, worth 35c,
*...hought eArly. ouri price .... ..........2c
Big lot newv white -Waisting just received,
36 inches wide, only .... .... .... .....25c
India Linen, only .... .... .... .... ....10c
:33-ich Renfr'ew 'Devonshire Cloth, w orth
35~c, only.-..-..-.--........ ......... 0
t36-inch wvhite P. K. for skirts, worth 50c,
oniy.-----. ---.. -...... ........85
27-inch iroplin, Old 'Rose, Cop. Blue, and
'Black, worth 35e, our price .... .... ...25c,
30-inchi Silk and Cotton Crepe, worth 65~c,\
our price.-------.... ..............0e
NEW MIIDY BLOUSES MiUE1 HERE.
Good Middy .Blouse, all white .... .....$1.00
.0Good 'M iddy 'Blouse, Blue Collar '. .. .$.00
Best quality Drill Middy .... .... .....$1.0
Middy Skirts, only... .... ........ ..$17
36-inch Country Club Skirting, pink plaid,
MJSSES' WHITE CANVAS SHOES.
Sizes 8 1-2 to 11 iWhite Canvas .. .. .. ... .L75
Sizes 11 1-2 to 2 .White Canvas..... .... p.00
Sizes 2 1-2 to 5 'White Canvas ...... a
- T'' 1' r r.W C
Kitchentf1 "S or-C ts"
h fo r i Io n
nae i. ti_ ank abo (e al"7 thers"". Fok r
K tha fAe rof lupeiluetmLion Ne
ight intoeth 'icploos\ie. O-'rers come
thekfrmy. \ pas acusticlsugs.os
[r i he., r. ltan tos a supeor-cl bdin
n. .\chuentts , but l
.iakt it rane abo l voe aOthers. ore
Nelys, ah Hrosi ew \'oru:er-chiet: i
.t ambr r a mti bn. iom:tse ili:.etie . n
,ne Je ranboealy.hr. o
here is the Sanitary Porcelion top
as easy to keep clean as a china
1t (COUNClL O1" I 1'1('11 EN~ i:I'1'S
>ure t'oedeic, notd ouseldhI ieencd au
tlea(r oa Api'thr(,I IlCIiIeIt ti atioh, sear
'lutUa~lCV, I'I tI( iI~aI of \.:I J' r ii't%-; Schl0
oktry. Ifia( yiiyi theIts.
R.~ ~ WT ('Annl;N VA f!ol:IOOTS.
I .\l. I fli, l'Iit1(ilb:ll (I the( 8wup1ttI -("100 i 1;
-od it for early sprng. e a veli us
srseivedis cmtie ofThese oes.Wl
11tbe athed afewou.k
81 ,\1 -41't inchl o , Wh,~t tit Canva:s . . .o . I ..40
th pr4ics on. hse and many... .35
8ooh tyl, t er eanvay r.ng.... .e h. ve 1.... t
7 1-2 inch oot, w hite . . .......... $4.00
7 1-2 Inch Boot, low heelo............$.0
7 1-2 Inch iloot, low heel ..............$.00
7 1-2 Inch Root, low heel ...............$2.50
Just received by express very pretty styles
in Ladies' Shoes
Dull Kid Boot, value $5.00, sell at .,$400
D~ull Calf Boot, value $6.60, sell at .....$5.00
Brown Kid, low heel, $7.00 value, sell at. .$5.00
-Patent, white teop, sIzes 81-2 to 11 .... $2.50
Patent, white top), sizes 11 1-2 -to 2 ..., .$8.00
Vici Kid, cloth top, sIzes 6 1-2 to 8 . . . $1.85
Viel Kid, cloth top, sizes 8 1-2 to 11 .... $1.50
Vicl Kid, cloth top, sizes 111-2 to 2 .... $2.00
Good values, ask to see these numbers.
LAURENS, S. C.