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Miss Minnie Lee Nash, of Clinton,
visited Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Philpot last
week during the Chautauqua.
-Nir. M. W. Oxner and daughter, .\iass
Eva Oxner, of Kilards, were visitors
in the city Monday.
Misses Josephine and Maric Work
man, of Ilopewell, were the guests of
Miss Lillian i1opkins last week.
Allss Sarah Lee Burnside of Troy,
has returned lff1 e after visiting Miss
Addle Davis for several days.
Mlr. and Mrs. Sam Tally, of Atlan
ta, are expected in the city Sunday to
spend about a week with Mrs. W. L.
Ars. I. K. A iken is spending this
week at Davidson College where her
son, Hugh Aiket., will receive his dI
ploma this week.
Miss alary Wilkes has accepted a
position in the ollice of the Ware
Shoals Manufacturing Company and
went over last wk to take up her di
liss Corrie Knight, who is the pres
Ident of the Y. W. C. A. of tile Nor
mal Collegiate Institute at Asheville,
N. C., will represent that institution
in the Blue Ridge Conference at Black
Mountain which convenes on the
fourth of June.
Mrs. Rosa 1. Caine, Mrs. A. D. Gray,
MIss Alariegene Gray and Dial Gray.
Jr., leave today by automobile for a
visit to Mr. Nottingham and Mrs.
Powell In North* Carolina and Vir
Illa. They will be gone for several
Mr. and Mrs. [toyt Camp, who were
happily married here IstI week, spent
Monday in the city with Mr. and Mrs.
.1. N. II iHdgcns on their tay to Ilarts
W. lenry Martin arrived in the city
l astl week from Col imbia Ilni versity
whee li received his H. A. Degree
this yea r. Mr. lartin, who i riot yet
Ill the sIraft ago, las applied for ser
vi-t in the army and navy. but Ox
e -01.4o land in tOh avialion branlch at
anl (arly date.
Mrs. ). C. Ituckman, aceoilpanield
b. her datlileri. iss Rleha. of Stain
tii, Va., is spending some time in the
city with her mother, 'irs. Fanni'e
X! onore, and other rlatives ill tlie city
'\Tr "''d . . .. 11. Ar erson left
List week for Grafton, W. Va.. where
thoy -._),.I to make their hioiie inl the
fulur. ilt. Anderson having been in
t11-helnh1 fo. several years. They
s Itopped over for a few days In Spar
nburg withIi Jiide and .\lis. .os. I,.
. rI heforf. continuin l their jour
P . The friends of M1r. and Mrs.
: !i)i m here regret to see them
leave L-a111rens and hope that at soime
fitur time thy may return to make
it thehr home again.
ir. H. W. Willis, who was reported
in a critlea (ondition at ITot Springs,
Ark., last week, Is expected to arrive
at home sne time file lat(er' part. of
tlis.'k. some inprovement having
h i'en ino ted il lis conditlon. From a
elegrami reeived last week by his
no phiew, Mir. .John Inmuan, It was In
foerred t hat Mr'. WIllis was in ext remis,
but o wh in Mr. In man arrived t here
auriday hle found( him better and de
c ided toc bring iii hi ome.
Very Mutch Eneouirageud.
Mr. N. Ii. Dia return red Friday from
'Cha ilest on, Coluiimbia and other plac
cs in i h' lower part of the state where
hec has been consul t inrg frien ds ini me
garid to hIs candidacy for the I'nited
State- Senate. .\lr. Dial states that
lie feels ver'y much encouraged over
the out look, but that up to now the
race Is very lincertain. Ie states that
lie finds(1 many oild fr'iends anrd learn~is
of new ones whierever' he goes who are
pledging their supplort to him and
dloes not see wvhy lie willI not, poll a
-har~y v~ote in Ithe piimary.
Dleathi of .Mrs. Edmionin Slteares.
Mr's. Edmon Ia Sit greaves. mnothem' of
Mri. i'. Silgreav"es and Mr's. William
soli Mart in of thIiIs city, died at the
-home of' thle lat ter last Wecdnesday af
I ernoon anmd thle remains were carried
far burial to Bristol, Tenin., her former
j home, Thu iirsdayv morning. Tihme body
wvas accoi~manied by antther da ugh
t' r, Miss flessie Sltgreaves. The de
eensedl had been ani Invalid for some
ti me, ha vinrg been e.opin Iedl to her hed
for the past two years, so her deoath.
while a great blow to her' family, was
niot uinexp~ebted and came as a relief
from long auffering.
Soldiers Sofe Across.
Mrs. D. Rl. Simpson, wife of Lieut,
D. RI. Simpson, l18th Infantry, re
celved a cablegram from her husband
Saturday stating that lie had arrived
In F'rance. From thIs it Is taken for
granted that the entire reglient, in
whliich are many Laiurens boys, has
landed safely. Lieut. Simpson, al
iioiugh t ransferred from Co. .1) form
erly lihe Trraynham (luards, to an
other' company. wvas still In the sonie
regiment when lie left Greenville and
departed a short time aftem' the Lau
AT PROSPECT CHUlRCH
Exerieks Were of t Pnilotic Nature
in ltonmor of tihe Boys from the Coim.
m1uni1ty Wh1o i1 Have Gone to the
The annual Childrens IDay exercIs
es. which have been held at Prospect
Baptist church for the past thirty
years, were liehl again Saturday in the
preselne cof a large and appreciative
niudielnce. Following the exercises,
bountiful plenlc dinners were served
oil the ground. At. one time It was
doubtful whether or not the' exercises
and i)icIc would bo held this year on
'account oc the disposition to save food
and avoid waste, but after considering
the sentimental interest felt in the ex
ercises and the suiritual effect on the
community it was decided that it
would not be in conflict with the spirit
of the times to keep up the annual
The exercises this year were partly
of a atriotic unture out of a desire
to express thilugh them tile church's
appreciation of its members who had
gone to the front. The altar of the
church was decorated in patriotic
colors, the service flag of the church
with twelve stars on it being hung be
hind the pulpit, flanked hv a United
States flag and a Red Cross banner.
Other Red Cross posters wero dis
played promiinently in tile CUr cl.
The services, which were under the
direction of Mrs. P. ii. Martin, were
presided over by Mlr. Tom Langston.
Rev. J. D. Pitts. who was for miany
Years its beloved pastor, was present
and made a short but inspiring talk
before -the program began. The first
part of the progralI, in which the chil
dr1n0l of the churcll and Ile choir ,ar
ticipated, was of a religious nature
and tile setond part was devoted to
patriotie songs and recitatios. Ruii n
ninig through all thle num11bers, whichl
Were very creditably rendore(ld, was a
siit' of religious and patriotic fervor
Which 1111pressed 111011 the minds and
hearts of tliose present the sacred
ness of the day being observed an1d tile
spirit of love for tile absent ones who
had gone out from tile community for
service in bilhaif of their0 tountr.
11 tlie afterilooll another gatiering
was hold ill tile church when Mr. C.
11. Holnive made an address ii the in
terest of tle Ited 'Cross, the result of
which showed a handsome pledge for
War Relief fund.
New 311et to Register.
Alr..C. A. Power has been designated
Chief Registrar, having oversight of
registerinlg the youlg 111011 who have
become of age sice June 5th1 last.
These m1lel. as already annioun l(ced,
ivill have to register next Wednesday.
Ill regarl to Iis \i'. Power gave the
following infort'l ioni yesterday:
The registration will take place at
lie court house begiln1in g at 7 in tie
morning and continuing util 1 In the
Persols teIlmloarily absent from
hom can get cards by applying to tle
local board and appearing before the
ch ief eterk or atty per'sOnl111 auhioized~
to iregistetr 0r execute same.
Persons wh'lo ai'e sick and unable
to appear ('nn1 secure catds by apply
ilng lihrough 511 (01 soe compeen 1p21rson
wh'lo will be dlpit ized to carly thle
carPd to the regi1strianit, the same11 to be
flIe 1( oult andl ' ltuil re to th boar 101 d.
Thell Chief Ile'gistral' expect s1 ltave
the alssistanle (If the regiular' clerks,
and othercis who ii~ v'olunteercci to as
* .' , a a e a a * a * a e S S a
Ct'oss 11111, Mlay 27.-The Cross 11il1
school will fin ishI up its yearv's work
lbhis we'ek, wi'ith th e 'onuillneeent
exercises prtopert lFriday even1linzg.
Th'ursday eveninig a p y3 wvill be givenl
by high school pupil.' inciludig the
teth gr'ade. Oni Friday evin g, Drt.
1). .M. D~ouglas, of Clinton, andu Rev.
the annuial or' c'ommtleIneet adi~dress
es, a fteor w hicho dipllomlas anld ce rt ifl
(eates will be preseted to those wh'lo
shiallI haveC tillishied thle t enthl griadle.
TI'wo (other01 school u of th i. sect ion
closed last week wIth a ppropr'iate cx
creclses, ine Grove oin 'iTursday' ev
Sever'al of outr people atte'ndedl the
flag ser'vice at Waterloo Sunatlly after'
Dr. Austin anid two sonls, William
and James, of Clinton, were here Sun
day visiting their relatives.
'Mr's. J. A. Martin anid soil, George,
of Westminster, were hero a few days
last week to see Mrs. Maude Noffz and
Mr. Luthler Martin.
Rev. Geo. E. Smith retutrnied the first
of the week from 11ot Springs, where
lie attended the meeting of the South
ern Bapitist coniventlon. IHe reports
011e of the greatest mleetings ever held.
Thue Red Cross campaign is expected
to close today with sutbscr'iptis close
New Itne of Abimitup Ware just
13. M.R, fm i. uriLKa & 1.
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Several announcements of' interest
to local p1eo)le have been made in ad
,joining cities durIing the lasi few days.
In (reenwood(I the engagement of Allss
Grace Barksdale, who hay' many rela
tives here, to Mir. E'arle Wharton, was
announced recently. .\iss Helen Tol
bert, of that city, who has visited here
on , several occasions, is also to be
married at an early (late to Mr. De
Forest Wade. In Greenville the an
nouncement of the engagement of
Miss Carol Herndon to Mr. J. Hall
Lewis, of Virginia, has been annouic
ed. Miss Herndon is related to the
Irhys and Caones here and has been
a frequent visitor here. In Gaffney,
the engagement has been announced
of Miss Aurelia Alice Lodge to Mr.
William Lowry Walker. 'Miss Lodge
has visited in Iaurens often and has
many friends and admirers here. Tle
marriage will take place some time
A simple but pretty wedding was
that of Miss Dorothy Louise Iludgens.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Hud
gens of this city and Mr. William Hoyt
'Camp of hIairtsville. The wedding
took place on Thursday afternoon at
6:30 o'clock at the home of the bride's
parents on Souli IIarper street, the
roomis being ehiari ingly decorated
with Dorothly Perk ins roses and old
IEnglish ivy aind ferns. In Ihe recep
tion room wheir tle ceretmony was
performed an alltr was improvised
of roses and ivy and a large wedding
h(.l1 of roses uling directly over tIh
bridal party. Preceding the ceremony
.\t's. It. Vanec Irilhy, .\I. 1obert Iloper
anid .lrs. It. K. Aiken sang "TIh Sutiln
shine 01of Your Smtile, ".lv Dear"' and
"I'm Riingiig of 'oiu", Ih e accoipan
imnto being played by 'irs. M. L.
Roper. At he first strali n of the
bridal loruis, played by 'Mrs. E'rskine
Babb the bridal party entered. First
caie the dame of honor, Mrs. .1. N.
litidgens, who was becomi ingly attired
in a gown of tanpe georgetItc, carry
in g an armful of American Beauty
roses. Next came the groom and Ii.s
best mant, Mr. Walteri Alclall, of
Iar-tsville, followed by ithe maId of
hionor, miss 1i1la Todd, who was
ehalm ming in her girlish gown of flesih
(oloired georgetle e('ipe aid poke bon
net of piink roses. Site wore a (or'sage
houtltet of pink Kilarney roses and
ferin. The two little flower girls,
Eliziabeii Cooper and (aroline ild
gens. then c etred scatteliing pink
'ie petals. and they wore followed
by little larrielle G;ray as ring hear
I the ring being contealed in a lily.
Then eatmle tle bride, witli her fa
the. She was beaulifil inl a sitmple
natural tinted georgette and raditim
lace gown and a Iorsage borinet of
tinik roses and lilies-of-te-valty.
'PT' Rev. Samueltc Ii. Tentplemtant, pat
11or1 of the irtst IPatist eltirchl, sakli
thle itmpressive ceemnony.
A Iartge recept iont thlen followed, lle..
(clvtig at Itie front (lootr were .\i'. and
.\t is. It. L. Park inisoni whlo in Itrodueed
Itle guiestsa to Ithe r'eceiv itt !!m w hichi
w'as comtiposed of .\lr i. attd .lr.4. .t. \.
Hutdgenms, .\i. atnd .\i's. Wt\ilili Iltovt
It'rtaining in Itie partloi' anid recep
jolt halt were .\lrt. atnd .\irs. .1. Ml.
.\oorte,MAir, attd .Mi's. P. A. Cooper'. Dri.
anid Mt's. IT. K. Aikent and .\i'. and( .\trs,
ttlht~ Rt 101er, whlile in thle gift i'oomi
2taudnia Sauntder's, .\i's. ILesteri Knight.
.\tr. atnd .\trs. TI. J. .\eAlister, atnd .\tr.
Ihugh Aiken eniteitainedt anti M\iss
Katleeii Wiilkes anid Witltiam tthowen
pries ided at Itic brtide's book. In lthe
.leniig, Al esdamteis .\i a y i''Iha rksdal1e, 11.
i'. Uopc lantd antd .\t ss Rosc iliudgeits.
Thley' wvere assisted int seivinug an ice'
n'o u' by~M Alsaes M\arty loiet'. I tar
Ila'rr' Mle ll1it er and .1on tiiindl cens.
heluvinig itt the' back hall was .\ir.
anad .\irs. Tthomas Switzer.
A Vteri the r'ecepitIon M t'. and M\rs.
Camtp I 'l" for' Atlan ta andl 01thir
The br-ide is a reentI gi'aduiate of
Coker college and i' a poputlar' yountg
git'l of this city, while te groont is
a pi'oitsing young businessa man of
A lar~ge tnmber of friends and irela
lives attendled Itte wedding froit numti
ei'ouis town'ts In the state,
Placed in ('ommand of (Comtpany,'
Accord inrg to ca bled r'epiors ftott
hr'Qnee ('apt, J. L. M1. irby', l 7th Ent-.
ginteer'., who has breen hattaIlion adjhu
ta dl with irantk of capit ait a Inc' the
or'ganizat(Ion of te t'egiiet. bits been
placed Int congtand of Co. II. of the
saime iregiment whr'e lie 'wvill have
better oppotuiIty to dliIplay hb abtil
THURSDAY SET APAR(T
FOl PB.AYEIR AN'D FASTIN,11
Services to be Hell In ('InIrhes oi
('ity ian Stores Expected to Close.
Mayor Babb, in a statei meit to the
pu1blic yesterday, called attention to
the pnrocla"Wf Ion of thet Presidtent set
ling apart 'h it rsd ay as a day of pray
(r andl( fasting, and calle d uipo the
people of lihe city for a eneatl- ob
servancie of the day and reiqu('sted that
I he stores of the city close from the
hour of 11 a. ml. until 1 p. mi. in order
that. all may have the opportuln ity to
attend tle special services to be hield
on that account. As is already well
known the President set apart thal.
(lay as a (lay for fasting and prayer
for the boys Ii France and the suc
cess of allied arms over the conmion
enemy. Services for the occasion
have been arrangeod for in Laurens
and it is hoped that, similar services
Will be liheld thr'oughout tIlC county.
In the city of LItaurens unton services
will be held at the Presbyterian
clhur acl at I o'clock in the morning
and at tle Method ist (liu roll inl theii:
evening at 8:30. If the (rowd.i at
tending are too large for confort,
other churches will he opened.
On account of these serviees there
will be no prayer ieeting in tile
Presbyterian and Methodit churchies
Special showing of Chifforobes in
oak and mahogany.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
A rrested for Transportar Whiskvy.
13arney Wasson, a young viite man
of a highly respected family in the
couity. Was arrested by Rural Po!lice
man Abererombie Sunday aft ernoion
oil th Fairview road .ust this side of
the Creenville county lin on t he
clar'e of violation of the prolhibilotio
Il w:. l ii that h' wasI rang rin,;
about four _allons or whiislhey when
appr wile ded. Willi Pu 'tim , au i n,
It)rvo %%ho aiioipan ied hIim. wa: ar
ra.;t(dl at hi se anl time. W\Va ,m wa
rele.sed(l on hond Sunday apen
and fhill gr Monday tulornin . *kv:n
arr'.-:vd Wa1sonl's au1toml(11obl ha,1i7
turned over inl the road and it was
Fome1 tiilm, before lw coul(d b r i
Snliliciently to be0 brouglt to Lauirens.
Tile arrest followed all (,Ie .s:
'+ery condutie on the part of Wasson
a few miles farther up thie io. Thi .
wasc reported to file rural polic 'an1
by Mr. Loo Meares, a subslltitial citi
wit of the neigilhorhood, w ho had ni
riously warned tle young Iln an to d;
,1st from hi conduct and go 1om1,.
Wh lin Mr. Mea es 1f o to seer te
We have sele<
stock which we b
filling out their su
advance being me
sider the prices w
25 pieces Amoskeag Ging
last year, just receivec
40c, our price today, y
25 pieces Windsor Glo
worth today 35c, our y
Big lot 27 inch Dres~s C
good styles, onlyv
5 pieces Country Club Sp
worth 75c, to close at
1 piece 3G inch Brown I
50c yd., only
5 pieces fancy 36 inch S
27 inch Pride of the
These Prices Hoh
MAKE YOUR PORCH
COOL AND SHADY
Keep the Sun Out---Let the Air In
e n /at i
adorhiwen ion andPaients
Let Us Fit Up Your Porch
All Sizes in Stock
S.M.& E.7 ilkes&Co.
. 'i:n ; a. idoit oil te road whic . a wiek to Ailkn to ac
':tui s h-i 1 esin-. Wli'n 0 te p'a- *') a ;.-Os loln as farm dlemionistrator,
at i pon t .ceni thkl no- 1" :n Ippoined fa-mtt deiiontstrator
-c) v.-vesnp v.*Nth 1he whst-,i lb m- Iand ha.s returneod to
n oacher. will bo taken by
1i, ti, liin Ap ointld temoe-traaor,~ . c f. A' . wiI al-so Is arrived
in~f' (!: ya=I t c
l. I~ I a % v o A. I;
Ci ;i rt' m! - a Si 1s niBE TO "THE ADVERTISER"
:ted a few choice articles from our large
elieve will appeal to those who are still
rnmer apparel. On account of the rapid
ide in all lines of merchandise we con
e offer on these articles very attractive
ham, bought ,36 inch White Voile, only.... 25
I; worth no0w 36 inch fancy white Waisting, only 25c
d. . -- 25c 36 inch good Bleaching, only .20c
'a Percale; 36 inch good Sea Island, only. ~20c
riceia, all23 36 inch fancy~ Summer Voiles; all the
inhmalnew styles, only......25c
-25e B3ig lot 40 inch fancy Sum mer Voiles,
rort Skirting, per yard . ...35c and 40c
once .50c Big lot white Voile Waists, only $1.00
mien, worth Good white P. K. Skirts, only $1.00
--..--35c Fancy Silk Skirts, only---.-- -$5.00
kirtings; all Good all-wool Skirts, only ---. $7.50
-----25c Big lot summer Silk Dresses $16.50 up
WVest Lawn, All Ladies' Coat Suits 33 1-3 off reg
..---15e ular price.
I Good Until the Stocks are Exhausted