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Miss Sue Dean is visiting relatives
in Augusta this week.
Mrs. J. P. McNair, of Alken, is visit
ing hex* mother, Mrs. Roland.
Mrs. A. C. Todd and Mrs. C. M,
Clarke spent Monday in Columbia.
Miss Mary Simpson spent the week
end in Spartanburg with relatives.
Mrs. E. J. Gage, of Greenville, Is
visiting her mother, Mrs. W. H-. Gar
Mlis Mary Johnson of Spartanburg,
is the guest of Misses Lola and Josle
Mr. S. R1. Cain, or the Trinity4Ridge
section, was a business visitor in the
rAlrs. Hugh Dillard, of Spartanburg,
is visiting Mr'. and Mrs. T. P. Ken
drick this week.
'Lleit. and 'Mrs. Lj. S. Bolt, Jr., spent
the week-end in the city, returning to
Mrs. Jos. T. Johnson, of Spartan
burg, is visiting lier sister, Mrs. A. iH.
Sanders this week.
Mr. L. Zeno Wilson and son, J. N.
Wilson, of Gray Court, were visitors
in the city Monday.
Mrs. T. D. Watkins, of Columbia,
has been visiting her father, Mr. .J. F.
Tolbert, for several days.
Mr. J. F. Kirby and son, 'Clyde. of
4 Princeton section, were business
SshIotrs in the city Saturday.
Miss Aurelia Lodge, of Gaffney, is
expected in the city today to visit Miss
Alleene Franks for some time.
Lieut. W. C. Wylie, of Camp Wads
worth, was a week-end guest at the
'home of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Gray.
ir. E. C. Knight, a well known
yViong farmer of the Barksdale section,
waH a visitor in the city Saturday.
'Alrs. 13. L. Parkinson has returned
home after a visit of several weeks
with relatives in Alberimarle, N. C.
Miss Inez Alartin, of Greenville,
speilt the week-end in the city as the
guest of Air. and Mirs. L. E. Burns.
Miss Carolina Roper has returned
to the ('ity' atfer visiting friends and
relatves in Greenwood and Greenville.
Mrs. Mack Irby, accompanied by lti
m11ot1her, Alt's. E'vains, has return'iled from
a visit of several days in Spartan
Mlr. R. W. Davenport, who has been
eimployed at Charlotte for several
1110111ts, has returned to his home
Ml1r. ileny Iennett, of Furmian Uni
versity, spent the week-end in the city
withi his parentIs, Mir. and All's. .J. S.
'l's. IC. 0. Anderson wvill leave to
Vorrow for Su iter where slie will
visit a former school-mate, Al's.
Alt. and Mlrs. it. M. Wolff have as
t1hir -tuest tihis week Al's. 'Wolff's
broithcer, . ix iugh iliinshaw, of Winl
ston-Salem. N. C.
Miss Mamie Hums, who is at col
lege in G('eeinville, spientI tle week-end
in the cily With i hei' l1ar'e'nts. Ar. and
Misses I. . lirownie,' aniid i'thltl
Martin, of (ray ('uiti, two of the Adl
SI ~Is Dorothly ii udgens an Mr1 lts.
C'harml es Nel son of Gr eenv"ille. arie
spendilng Ithe week in li aritsviille as t he
guests of Miss Gladys Segar's.
1 i~uit. ('hariles Nelson and wife, ne
Pauine11 Prenttiss, of Gr'eenville, spent
Sundcay in the city with Mi's. Nelson's
Miss Fr'ances D~av's, who is an in
itriuc(tot'r il music at lI renau colliege
th is yeart, visited her 111other, Mi's.
D'. A. Dav'is, a few dlays last week.
Alit' and Alts. it .F. Fleming's little
hoy, R. F". Fl eming. :Ird, has beetn veryv
sick for several days but1 his c'ondition
howed1S~i( some ipov'emtti'1I yesterd'ay.
Mris Mary, C. BIowen is sptendcing
some timne ini Sumter withi her soni,
MIr. John Boweti. Mr'. Boweni cnme up
Sunday and accotmpatied her' to Stum
?Alirs. .1. II. Suill ivan andn dattghter',
.1lean, have returnt'ted to t he elity a fteri
visitinag several weeks with the fortm
ci 's daughiter', Mrts. WilI Whitlecy, of
~~iterarle, N. C.
Set'gt. Mlarion Rt. Wilkes, of Foil
Smeven'i, eka., is expected to1 arive~ ini
tihe city one day this week to spetnd
sev( tat days w"ith Itis partentIs, Mr . and
Mrs E. II. Wilkes.
MIergeanit .J. Alien Bai'ksdale, oft
Campj Jlacksoni, camc uip Friday nligh'
ntnd spenlt the wveek-end with his moth
cir, Mr's. Kate Blarksdale, r'eturning to
('anip Sunday afternoon.
'Mris. R. E. Iiluges htas returtned
home after' visitinlg Mrt. andl Mrs.
Robei't ,Davis, of Fountain Inn, for
sonice ine. AMrs. Davis, whto has beeni
very ill. r'etmains unchanged in hecaltht.
The fr'iends of Mr. JT. M. Snioddy,
frme'r'ly overseer of the Laturens Mills
will he inter'ested in his change of
i'esidence from the Dutnean Mills in
rei'envillec to the Marion Manufactutr
ing Company, Marion, N. C.
Mrs. M. L. illayes, wvhio has been in
a Colutmbia hospital for' sever'al weeks,
r'eturn'ed home Monday night mutch
Improved in health. Shte was accom
iDanled 'by Mr. Hayes, who wont down
several days before to be at her bed
'Mr. P. W. Moore spent several days
last week at his old home near Simp
sonville, where his father, Mr. W. S.
Moore was critically ill of pneumonia;
Mr. Moore returned the latter part of
the weok when his father, who .Js 84
years of age, showed signs of recov
Mr. A. D. L. Barksdale, of Green
ville, was a visitor in the city yester
day. Mr. iBarksdale, who is an old
Lauretis boy, is general manager of
tile Citizens Trust Company of Giee
v1ille besides havin'g other responsi
ile connections with financial insti
\Ir. S. W. Rutledge, who has been
working for the government at Camp
'Dorr, Fla., for the past several
months, has returned to the city. ir.
Rutledge praises very highly the
work being (lone at the camp by the
government and also was very much
pleased with Florida itself.
.1.r and Airs. Tios. B. Crews left
Monday for Spartanburg, where Mr.
Crews has accepted a position with
Montgomery & Crawford, large hard
ware dealers. Mir-. Crews worked for
a number of years for WilIkes & Com
pany but more recently has been with
the Laurens Hardware Company.
Capt. R. F. Fleming, of Greenwood,
has been spending several days in
the city with his son, 'Mr. Rt. F. Flem
ing, Jr. Capt. Fleming sustalend seri
ous injuries to one leg by a fall on the
ice during the severe winter weather,
but his friends are glad to see that
he is able to get abotu again though
he has to use erutches.
Ai'. Otis 1). Iluff, who has been em
ployed as a chemist in a large ex
plosives manufacturing establish
ment at M\t. inion, Pa.. for several
monthis, spent several (lays in the
city last week with his parents. -lr.
aid Mrs. Aug. Iluff. Soon after
arriving here he received a telegram
ad(vising himil to report. in Washington,
where lie expected to receive his coM
mission as First blenteniant which lie
recenitly applied for inl the Ordnance
.1. C. 1urs & (o. have two of tle
biggest stocks of staple merchandise
ever' shown in Laurens. Their two
buildings are packed ja in full and they
are1 selling tihese goods at mioni y-saV
Lyeumi at (Gray Court.
(Griay Court, March i19.-The second
ii nutmber of the lyceu m attractions for
Gray Court -Owings high school, will
lie giveni ont Frilay night. March 22nd
in tle school auditoriu m. 'his nim
her will be he i)e Kove l Male Quar
tette. They conim highly recommend
ed, and it is hioped that a filil house
.\ill i)e on h1an1d.
Tl'wo A.iplanes urn.
Sanford, Ky., .\larch IG.Pwo air
planes loaded on one of the cars mak
ing uIp a Sonutlern Hil 1a(lroad freiglt
trail cauigl fIre tonight w\-hile (le
train was goinig Ithroutifl H1e Kings
.loniitain tunnnt and were destroyd.
'iThe cause of the blaze has not hbecn
S. .. & 10. it. WI'LKVS & CO.
Of' .11iunielyni E :leeliont
.\iAYOII A.\NI) SIN Ail)BUtMI:N.
Not ice is lierebuy g Ivein thatI ani cr
I in for Mliyor and six Ailerien~i 10
baiitens wvililbe heldt ini the City of
Tlhe potlIs will lbe opened(i at 8 o'clock
.\t sa id electin every miaIe citizen oif
this State andi~ of the t'nited States of
Ameiena of the age of iwenty-oine
yeairs and uipwartds, having all the
quialiiltent ions imentionied ini Sectiont
2(1( (If i1i Ci('vii Code of SothI Caroa
lina, 191'., and~ not labiorinig itider dis
abitlit ics iiamied ini the ('onstituttion of
185 of this state, whoi( shall have biein
a res iden t in thle State for' two yqa rs,
iand in the coutyK one yeiar, and wvitht
in the corporate limits of thie
city of .bauriens, for fouri montts
prior to the holding of sa Id ccelet ion,
andl has ptaid all tatxes dute and ('o1
lectible for' the precedling flseal yeatr.
and who hats been regi.isteed as here
inuafter tequiired, shall be ent it led to
lini1st ers in c'ha rge of ani otrgan izedl
lichure an utileacheris of pubili c schlool s
shall bc entitled to vote after six
mthtIs' r'esidentceI ini thme state if (oth
Iminmediately a ftcer the close of thle
11oll s thle mani iager's (of such electiton
shauIi proceed rublhIicly, to4 count thle
hall 'is and sitall matke a s worn tretiturni
(of t he restult of said ehu:et in to the
'rThe followving have bieen..atpoin ted
to act as miantag r's in thei' respective
son, J. rL. Nabor.4, C. R. Mloseley.
WVard 2-E. .W. Miartin's S-table--J.
Hf. Cttnrninghami, L. W~.. Mart in, Tr'ioy
Wa rd 3 -Pu tniam 's Dru'tg Stoic-liI.
J1. Itranks, Clarence Connor. .Jim Lewis
W'(trd( 4-Finney hlotel-li. E. Gray,
(Grady WVassion, J. M1. Finney.
Ward 5-h-icks' Stable-J. Eidd
Ilieks, It. M1. Wright, S. 11. Barton.
Ward 6-Power Ihouse-Jas. M.
Clardy, T. Mac .Hoper, M. L. Colpe
lBy or'der or the City 'Coneil of Lau
renis, this 1th di (ay of Mareb, 1918.
J. C. OWINGS,
C. W. KITCHENNS, Mayor'.
Clerk of City Concil. 3'31A I
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* SOCIETY. *
Wednesday Club Meets.
The Wednesday Club was delight
fully entertained at its meeting last
Wednesday by Mrs. J .McD. Moore at
'her home on East Malin street. The
following program was carried out:
"Gilmore Sims and His Times"-Mrs.
J. A. Hicks.
"Bilographical S.ketches of Paul Ilayne
and Henry Timrod"-Mrs. S. M.
"Reading"-Selected Poems of Ilayne
and Timrod-M rs. "m. I,. Sinith.
-"Short Story by O Ienry"-Miss Fran
"Short Story by John Trotwood Moore"
.Mrs. .1. IH. Sullivan.
0 0 0
Mrs. J. N. 1Iudgerns Was the hostess
to the Sewing Clui) on Thirsday morn
Ing. After several hours of sewing a
delectable salad course was serve(l.
Miss Luelle S.egars of Hartsville,
and I'leit. Charles Klupper. of New
York City, were married Saturday ev
ening at seven o'elock at the residence
of 'Mrs. Neill on the Easley road at
Greenville. Mrs. Kupper is pleasant
remembered In Laurens. havitig vis
Ited 'Miss Dorothy Iludgens on several
Mir. and Mrs. Alester Garden Furman
announce the engaement
of their (laughter
Ca1111 Ioberlt Watts Iludgens,
I'nited States Army.
The marriage to take place in April.
Capt. Iludgens is the son of the lat.e
\alter 41. Hudgens, of MountIville,
an( tlie nephew of MTrs. R. 'I'. Diunlap
of this city and has numerous ila
tives and friends throughout Laurens
county Who will be interested in the
.Mrs. 1,1anlenlster Ente~rtins.
Mts. W. (o. Lancaster entertained,
on Tuesday in Aonor of her' sister, Mrs.
\\. II. (.iI kerson . . ...a recent bride.
In tle morning several tables of
bridgeiv were arranigcd and several
hiours. of enjioyment worte spent. in
Hie :1ft11r1noo NI rs. I,an aster gave a
sewing part1y in lis. (iilkerson 's lhon
0 r1. Dlel ighi Ifu ten an d sandwitche's
.\Mr. K'lifton Silliv:n11 and .liss 11essle
Mull were muarried on Marci IGih at
tilw rides home on\ W\estfiil street.
(ireeville, by the Rev. Dr. G. 0. Grif
fin, pastor of the 3rd Presbyterian
clhiirch. \ir. Stullivan iIs a inember of
Co. I), IISiI nfaitry. formerly ith'
T'ravnhao Guards aId is a son oif
Ni. and .irs. .. \ . Sullivan, of this
f'hiloh! I ~ ih a l T in~iII.- lii iluh.V
In a wll plyedii~ l oni of.' a n hal
l''rida ('the'i foinit.Rig ru
thebirs ha whall -t :me ofae~ IlohI
Sh-feate theal oirls semn of Tniy
Iile~n to ha scoirahf ii ' to f 1:;. e
he lmeirVwthe iei --ame i Ia ei
dO(nt frit he bein in.ind it.a
esigwa clsely fought.'ois
Tisnste st ga hme playd byothe
hop. bei' ilullscesfu we
th ir ta stha lrgetcrn oramr in ther
loclironds.o tit talmn~tsi,
HiategreSape Pyices Arousierkt
Wlom enalle thae antr are i
First, se9ile can or jar in'I yrcilr
itcheb ; trowi i nt i i t al mt'b sini
enough clenr gr(eage toj i n bg
batch of . d.<'ya - Ceager and
purer' than any yovt cr.n by
With Grease and flcd D~evil Lye
You will fmnd home s:p-mating
so cu and econmical that it will
b)e ,. ''nutitne pleasure'. On the
label u v-:ry can of Id Devil
Lye are c >mtplete directions for
making soap by the cold processi
or by boiling.
Anybody Can Make Soap
if they have Red Devil 1.ye and
grease. Furthermore, soap making
at home pays big because you buy
nothing but Red Devil L ye -- the
other ingredients are actu- Ily saved
out of the waste that -ou have
been throwing away. You will thank
us every time you use Red Devil
Ihome Made Soap.
on peel~iiC tenches, rpraying (ruit tre',-. i,.d~ku a
pien,-d I I nm' with II.dtDtvl I y (t o grat
reimit4 e' initinlnt miy notipl. You. - truly.
Ask Your Grocer. Save t he Laibels.
WM. SCHIIELD MFG, CO., St. Louis, Mo.
Special Showing of
New Patterns All Colors
Complete stock in all sizes. Our Spring stock is now on dis
play, and we know you will be pleased with our showing and
prices. The patterns for 1918 are by far the best they have ever
made and we would be glad to show you NOW while the stock is
Sizes 27x54 inch s t-9%T2 feet
S. M. &E. H. Wilkes & Co.
10-- TOURING CAARS -- --1
The Champion Car in the Long Run and Economy
1918 Maxwell Touring Car Makes
Mt. Wilson Record-9 1-2 Miles
with an Elevation of 6,000,--"A
Hard Climb" in 29 minutes and
It will be recalled that the Max=
well Car holds nearly every nota
ble record in its class, such as the
"22,022.3 Miles Non-Stop Run."
Come and Get Yours Now.
Don't keep putting it off. You will
be too late. There will not be a
car for all this Spring--as you
will learn later:
A. S. PERRY & COMPANY
Laurens Motor Car Co. Sandl