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Mi. Dudley Young,. of Gaffucy, was
a visitor in .the city yesterday.
Mr. Frank McCravy is spending a
fe'w\ days il the el-ty.
Mrs. Frank Caine spent several
lays with friend.i in Sumter last week.
'Mr. Thos. I. Swygert, of Spartan
burg, spent the week-end Ili the city.
L reut. Tom Bolt, of Camp Wads
worth, spent the week'-end inl the city.
- Miss Marie Philpot, who has been
teaching ,at Morganton, N. C., is at
home for the suimmer months.
W. Nloore IDial, who Is now resid
Ang in Charlotte, spent the week-end
in the city.
Mrs. J. M. McLees, of Greenwood, is
.visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
Clifton Jones for several days.
D. C. Mclaurin, who is now in the
'express oflice at 'Camp Jackson, was
-a visitor in the city Sunday.
Henry Gaines, of Central,- has been
the guest of Warren Bolt for the past
iMiss IHaidee Rabb, of Greenville,
spent the week-end in tihe city with
Mr. and Mrs. Y. S. Gilkerson.
Miss Fronde Kennedy, of Clinton,
spent several days in the city last
w3ek with Miss Wil Lou Boyd.
Mlr. J. W. McKie, Jr., who now
makes his headquarters in Columbia,
was a visitor in the city yesterday.
Miss Kathleen Wilkes left Thursday
f :.Abbeville where she will visit Mr.
and Mrs. J. Moore Mars for some time.
Mrs. John Glenn and little daughter,
of Pendleton, are visiting Misses Hat
tie Kate andi Ruth Easterby this week.
Misses Bernice and Martiha Dula are
visit ing in Clipton this week. and at
tending tihe commencement of the
Alhri Gray, who is now in the
naval servic. pa ssed th rou h the
cily Smniday onl his way to Gray Court
to vikit his parnits.
Mli:: lattie Sinpson leaves this
week for Gaffney where she will :
i'rnd tihe inllariage' of one of i0 ci. ol
I04 f'e iri''!ds.
Mrs. Rob.-'' Adaimis, forierly Miiss
hri t in" Fraser of Ninety-Six, is vis
itilig Mrs. Willianis at the home of Mr.
anti Mrs. N. B. Dial.
Mrs,. S. C. Reid retturned home Meon
day aifter spendin.,g several days In
ar'anhrrg with Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Misscs Lucia, S'rsa'. and Elizabeth
C eruell, of Jacksonlville, are visiting
the Mises Simpson on East Main
Mrs.WC. 1E. Parker and lile1 Julia
at'rived in the city several days ago
fromr Washington, Ga., to visit. Mr. and
W. R. Richey. Mr. Parker came
,Hugh A iken. who graduated several
weeks ago at Davidson college, left
last week for Niagara Falls, N. Y., to
wri'k foi a large chemical company.
Fral: Ar'mstrong, Carlisle Dial and
Eugene Power left last week fori the
'tich distiet of Georgia where they
will work as packers in the or'hards.
Mrs. I lughi Sanford retuirned to tihe
city last week from Knoxvllie Tenn.,
and is nlow visitinug hei' parenlts, Mir.
ad Mr s. Geldler on West Main street.
""Mr'. A. H. Sanders. whoI( has been'i urn
well for tihe past sevei'al weeks, w~ent
downi to Columbia Monday at the ad
vle'e of 1his physicians for hospital
W. Gar iy Ei('helbe)rg"er, whlo has been
making iris hronmein Chlarlotte for' sev
er'al year's. has retur nedl home to b~e
'with relatives a shiort time before he
is called into rmilitary ser'vice.
Mr's. Ella II. [iee and son, Stephrern
D). [Lee, of Gmeenwood, spent Sunday
in the city w'ith Mr'. and Mrs. W. iH.
Iilkersoni arid Allie b~ee at the GIil
A r. Chia rle.s W. Garrison, who is
no.'w stationed att Camp .Jacksoni, arid
his slster, MIss Mary (Garriison, of
(ray' (ort, were visItors -in thne city
Mm's. .Jesse Rt. .Smith and Mrs. Err
gene F. Hates, of Gr'eernville, are
sperntinrg 'a few days in thre city as
guests or' Mr. arid Mi's. lar'old '.
Mr's. TP. J1. Weathme;s was parinfuilly
ijrredi at her'i home a few miles from
' ('ily last Satuitrday night , when shre
fell anmd seriusly injutred onre of hreri
tower lImobs. Althoughi surfferirng rmuchI
pa In, sire Is slowly r'ecove'rng.
Mr'. andl Mr's. RI. T. Dunnlap were
among those who attendled the WIn
thrrop (commnencemnt last week, theIr
daurghter', MIss Margaret Dunlap. be
ing among tire gr'aduates tis year.
Mr'. J1. M. Fewell, formeih princIpal
of the Watts Miills school, but who hans
breen sttudyinrg miedtcine for tihe past
sever'al years at the UnIversI-ty of
INoi'th 2arolina, was a visitor In the
city Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Fewell
has fiished his course at North Caro
lina and( expects to continue .hIs
stridies at Johns Hlopklins next year.
Messrs. Hf. D. Gray andI J. M. Wtg
gins, of the Southiern States Lumrrber
Comrpanfy, expect to leave ini a few
days for a bursinrcssI tip thIirough limit
Ishi Colurmgbla, Canada, returninrg home
by way of Callfor'nia and Colorado.
For tire past few (hays they hatve been
ngngedl In havingr their piectures tak..
en and alidavits gotten up to prove
their identity to "Bob" Lansing at
Washington who has written them
that lie can't. let them across the bor
der unless they kaye the proper cre
dentials as to age, place of birth, citi
zenship and, as the lawyers say iI the
courts, "reputation for peace and good
order in the neighborhood". The pho
lographs are also essential in securing
C I 11 ERO F CO3MME RCE
31ET MONDAY MJIHT
Would have Information of Future
Power Mtes in Order to Itelleve
Servant Prollei. 14allroad Comt
inussion Asked to Visit Laurens.
The need for Improved telephone
facilities and cheaper electric cur
rent for domestic work were voiced at
the monthly .meeting of the Chamber
of Commerce Monday evening. The
meeting was lightly attended, but the
(iscussion of these two subjects dis
closed a lively interest in local pul
The discussion .of the )owCi ques
tion was brought up by Pres. W. L.
Gray, who has displayed much inter
est in tile subject of electric stoves
as a relief for the servant problem
fow becoming Ao acute. The Chamber
of Commerce has had the' same sub
ject before it at several of its latest
meetings, but. postpolelelt of tho
matter has always been taken until
iore definlte information could be had
as to the rates liable to be in force af
ter the expiration of tile present con
tract bhtween the city and the power
coimpany. It has been p)inted out at
tilese tieetings tha It it would be a (Iues
tionable economy to put, oil all electric
stove eamiplaign so long as tIhe rates
wxould be uncertain, as tile 11111111 in
vestient ill installing such stoves
votid be conolsiderable. fil view of thle
fac-t that the contract expires t he0
early part of nevxt year, it was I lie von
se!suls of opinion that the otllleil
vi(01:11 tak- 111 tile iatter now and have
' settled before winter arriv'es wenlt'l
the question of fuel will )e pressig.
A comimlitt.e of flIve. (oi )titig of
Rev. S. It. Teipleman. Allit Lee, W.
L. Gray. Dr. Dial, and C. .\. 3l1Ab
was appolied to take 111 the matter
wvith tile Council and also to visit
(ieenvood, where a large nior of
stoaes have already been Ilstalled,
and report as to tile successful opera
tion of the stoves already lustalled
ere. This colllititee expects to
visit Greenvood Thursday moning.
Discussion of tile telephone sit.ua
tion ill the city resulied inl tile adop
Ifonl of a motion pioviding that the
presidnt an(d secretary take up tihe
sube1 wcvith the railroad com illssion
witih the view of speuring relief
tiroutgh th1at body. The sveretary was
auithorized .o reiuesttlt commiulon
to visit I uro'.s to look over th. Situ.
First Laurens 110y Across.
jFromi the best of inforimation it is
learned that the first Laurens boy to
go "aeross" ill the service of his
(Counitry was Thios. 1:ugene Peden, son
of .\i'. anld .\rs. J. TI. Peden, of' Gray
Couret. Younlg Peden embarked at all
Atlanitie p)ort On June 2Sth. 191'7 as a
mlember' of the 28th1 U. S. lnfantry of
"'El'OND) T'l13 (dIEN
TO ADMIR~AL M'GOWAN
Ofticer Ilimmedlately ConiirmledI by
W'iashington, JTunte I10.-Admir'al Saml
M\lGowan of Southl Carolina, paymas
ter' general of thle navy, was todaiy
nom1inia tedI by the pre'1sidenit atnd immeilI
(liately ('0n11 imed by thle se naute for
anotheri term of four years.
Thliis mornling Secretai'y D~aniels
suggested to .the preCsidenlt t hat, al
thioulgh Admiral .\c~owanl's presen01t
Comisi~on wVould not expir'e unltil
July I, it might be well to nlOW name1
imil for thle placet againl. Thei (C pei
dlent without delay made the nlominal
tion1 anld senit it to Ilhe senuate. The
nom111inationl was placed before the smn
at'' ill executive sessIon and priomi'y
There'' has1 been ino suggest ion of
afty k(111ind relive to whIIether Admlirial
.\leGowani would again lie named~ for
tis p)ositIOn, anld Ils filend4C epress
ed agreeable surpise15 tonlight wh~enl
lulformeld tha-t lie would remin~lt iay
mlaster gener'al of the niavy for anloth~er
Littleton Coil e
Has just closed one of the
most successful y rs in its
history. The th annual
session Wl 1 be n Sept. 25th.
Write f ew illustrated
catologue, so and QUICK
LY for particulars concern
ing our special offer to a few
girls who cannot pay our
catalogue rate'. Address J.
M. Rhodes. Litt-on, N. C.
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* . RED CROSS NOTES. *
The government's "Four Minuto
Men" are now speaking in behalf of
the War Savings Stamp Campaign. Mr.
W. S. McKinney spoke at the local
moving picture theatre Monday night.
1Rev. S. 11. Templeman spoke on Tues
day night. . Other appointments are
Wednesday night, C. H1. Roper.
Thursday night, Rev. C. T. Squires.
Friday night, Dr. J. II. Teague.
Saturday night, James H-. Sullivan.
Monday night, June 17th, IRev. J.
Tuesday night, June 18th, R. E.
Other appointments will be an
Mr. A. C. Todd who has charge of
the Four Minute Men for the county,
states that there are several others on
his list of speakers. It is understood
that the Four iMinute Men have agreed
to speak whenever called upon in be
half of various causes. The "Four
Minute Men" is a permanent organ
Nzation for the duration of the war.
The services of the speakers can be
obtained not only for four minute
speeches in theatres, but for pny pub
lic gathering at any time. The gov
eniment deilres to have its oflicial
representatives speak lin behalf of the
various causes at all public gather
ings wherever possible.
The RedA Cross acknowledges with
thanks the donation of $13.01 from the
llalley school. This sum was turned
in by Miss .Maynte Padgett. It irl
Several wveeks ago a iniber of wo
i iien took a cou rse in surgical (Iress
igs. Wien ile coirse was completed
a certain amount of wvork was, re
qu[ired of al1l who wihdto becomlo
iist ructors. The clas((is made one
thoul.a.nd vigh-It himil1red fifty-vighlt
surgial dresings. h'iese were sent
oni foi inspection. They were mttari'k
edl standard and were aceplted for im
med0(liate ulse. These women are now
serving as ilstleructors in the surgical
(dressing rooi, andl need in ny ifel)
ors. ThIey have beeln assigned a Very
lirge amouit of work for .lune, an(
manyv workers are needed to (o this
work. 'I'le rooimi Is itn the armiiory of
Sthe Traynlham iuards. It Is open
very day from 9 to -2 witli capable
chairmi ituen in elarge. There are Ito re
<Iiiriements except that no wool gar
m1nts may be worn in the work room.
Wea' a w\ashable dress (preferably
v.-hite) or a large a1ron: also have a
icovering for file hair. A sciuare of
rlieese cloth or any light material will
serve file piripose0. Aprons are orf
.sale at the Ied Cross roomn for $1.40
ap;iace. Come anl lilp. If y-Oul come
once you All w-iant to come again.
I Framed Mirrors it Walnut anid Ma.
S. . & 1'0. H1. WIL4KfS & CO.
Oni iTursday, .Jiune th, at the
b'ridec's enunttry home near' Fouintain
rthi. Rev. Fldwarid M. Neshiti and MIss
Pe arl~ Med lock werei' united in mat'
in.e. Rev. TI. D.,' Sloan, D). 1)., pastor'
of~ th~e Ftirst Presbyt erian ehurtchi of
Greeni lle, peirfoirmed thle ceremony in~
the pr'esene of a small companyv of
'ir at Iivs andl fientds.
Mr:. Nesbitt, formiier'ly of irin'lg
ha m. AlIa.. Is now engagedlii i reiglous
work1i~, as sde'retar in lthIe Y. M. C. A. at.
('amti Sevli'r, and t he brIde wvas untIl
rOeent ly one of thle most populari and~
miost eaplabile Red C'ross nu rses in thle
flase Ihospital at the same ('anip.
immlied Iia tely a ftet' thle enremtony the
brid~e antd roomO .left by' auito foi' Mon
treat, N. C., whei'e they will spenid a
wo weeks' hoineymooni after which
.\lr Nesbitt will ies ume his worik in
See our' Hlome ('anner, into 31..;0
Sei'ilees ial (J rny ('our t.
Rv.'iiLi C'.Spieo teFrtlrs
hira hourh, will conduitItprea'cht'
igseri''ces at thie C'Gray ("ourt Pr.e'
baian ('hurchl next Sunday after
noc at 4 o'clock. at which time the
Sacraumi-n't of the Lord's Supper will
('ard of Ihlanks.
M\r. TIarriis joinis tie in extendling
thantkA to our goodl fri': ls at DIals
and the Woodmen of Gray (curt for
ttheir aidl and many kindnesses shiown
Its duriling his sickness (and to assure
them that it all is and wvill he greatly
aplprec InfIed. Thou gh Mr'. II arris is
still ini thle hoi0ital we 4 ish to extend
thanks for' t hose kindnesses.
Mr's. Arthur Hlari''s.
Spartanurig, ,. C'.
-Tast 'eeivedl a car-loa'd of ('i'slr
and Rocke(0ri -n ew PatfIei'ns in Oak,
Mahogany andi Waltiut--thte latest fin
i'nhos andl low lgs5.
S. M. & 1E. H. W ILKISS & (CO.
Subneriba to The Advertiser.
CAN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
Use Ball Mason and Sure Seal Jats
Alit Sizes in Stock
Buy Now; You May Not Be Able to Get Them Later
- . i;I
BALLIMASONS BALL SURE SEAL
Pints, per .80 Pints, per doz. - $ .90
Quarts, per --------.90 Quarts, per do- 1.00
1-2 Gals., per doz. 1.15 1-2 Gals., per doz. 1.25
Best Quality Tops
Highest Grade Rubbers 'L/ge S ze (1-2 Pn elv Glasses
5c and 10c doz. 50cAKzen
Extra fine rubbers with all jars, itable for eithpylot or cold pack.
A Good Home Canning Outfit $4.50
If yu come to us for your canning supplies you are sure to find
what you want. The best quality, fresh new stock.
S. M. &E. H. Wilkes& Co.
Ilorace 1,. Iloii0 is hereby an
11111ited as a canididate for Congress
fron i lit Foutrth Congressional Dis
t.rjet, subject to the riles-of the Demt
I lcreby announce myself a candi
(ate for the office of Supervisor of
Laurlls county, subject to the rules
and regitlations of the Democratic
party. .o1N 1). W. WATTS.
I here by anit noun ice imyself a canldi
datt for re-election to tie ofico of
County Stipervisor for ILaltrels Con
iy. subject to all the rules and regila
ions of the Democratic primary.
It. II. Humbert.
I hereby announce inyself a candl
date for the Office of Tr'I'easurier of L'au
rens 'Couttiy sublject to the rtiles of tihe
It. .11(tdlsont :Lngston.
T herby .ell an noun Iyself a caid'l
date for the otlice of Supliertvis - of
Lar'lels county. suibjet to thl rules
andI regitlations of the Democrat ic prl
mary. S. S. A IZAR.
For Su p1. of Eduatilon.
I hereby anti nounte imyself as a can
didi.ti for Count y Siperintenldent of
Elduentionu of Lautren: coillty, s Ibject
to the riles of the Deuoeratie Pri
Iary. it.\xil 'T. WILSON.
For louse of liepreseliIltves.
I hereby announce myself a andi
date for Hloutse of Representatives
from Laurens couity, sitbject to all
the ruIles and regulations of tle
Fiolr Probatfe Judge.
We are atithorized to annotinee Ihe
nanie of Qf ;. rhom)pson as a candi
iate for re-election to the otflee of
Probate Judge. subject to the trtules of
the DelmocratIc Primary.
AN ORDNANCE ItELATIN T) TifE
PU'BLIC SAiFETY OF TH(E
CI1TY OF icL'URENS.
State of Souh Ca1ronn,
(ount.y of L1tauirenis.
(ity of Laureis.
fie It ordained by the City Cot I of
1the City of tLautrens:
1. In order to provide r the b11 -.
lie safety It shall be unlawful i on andI
aIftert tit, adoption of tis Ordinnece
fort any person to optte t, or can Ie to
he operel, any automobile. or oher
mlotor ehlicle propelle1itd by steaim.
gasoline, eloctrivlty or other sour-co
of imechanical energ"y, on the all.ys.
strol;, ways anti bridLes of Ihe City
of bailarIs a: a gIterv rte of spee-d
than ififtcen lailles j1.-- houl-, and il
fturnitng the c-orners of any of the sahl
st reeI-A. alleys. ways, .nd inl p1SIn1O1
any of the e(n 1:i'-; of ilt p IC
S tu a re of ILe ity of au:'en< a: a
greater rate of speed thatn six ImIb
2. That oil or aftor the adoptio.i
of this Ordnance it .ail be iniawf:i
for any es1o)n to 'iat ora.,
to bw opecr.lIt.I anly autwoobih.. or oth
0er m11m4.r %ehich' pr ope'Iled by% Steamk,
gasolipe. electrity, ()I other soirce of
techanical ell1y oil anly o: tilt'
streets, allt'ys. ways or bidAs of the
City of Laurens at a greater ralt' of
spaed than is reasonable and proper,
having regard to the traflie thei'/6n
such street, alley way or brid ,'and
to the safety of the public. 'ti the
Person so operati ig such 4aftomobile
or motor vehicle shall all times
have it 1111der coI 'o nd it shall be
unlawful to opera K same in a will
fitlily careless or reckless manner.
3. Any person convicted of the ivlo
lation of this Ordnance shall pay a
fine of not exeeding tihe sum of One
Itundred ($100.00) Dollar.s, or he iil
prisolled with or without the require
ment of hard labor. for a term of not
exceeding thirly 13 days.
Done and ratideil by the City ('ann
4t of the "ity of Lauren., Iautrens. S".
. and Ii corporate seat of tile City
of lllnrels hereto a1ixed this the
2qth day of May, one thousand nine
hundred and eighteen, A. ),
C. M. BABfi, Mayor,
Of the City of LaurenS.
T. It. WORKMAN, Clecrk.
Of the City of aitirens. 47-It
W E N BROS. MARBLE
& GRANITE CO.
MAN FACTUR RMS
Dealers. in everything for the ceme
The largest and hest equipped mon
1enotal milks in' the Carolinas.
REENWOOD, S. C.
kLEIGH, - - N. C.
N OTF.' 0- ELlE CTION.
ine of South (.arolin1a,
Whi. leitionis skliil b:1 a legal
nimh r of* the <ualiie e.'-tors and
froe-holders residing in Suillivan school
district No. 17. Imaieens uity, South
Carlin ,aSkill. n 10 t I n vic ol 111)011
te siu ti Io ,n of ain al idditional 4
!nill l Ix -!: n :i - prwwet in said
. chnu a >e Cii for. Senool
ipurfmws. ha c beeni Gh'd with the
cou tyl board of u -ol i ionl, an 'lction
ii., hereby ordeored upon said que-stio
-mud 't!in I') be he01d on1 the 27th
da' of . 1"n1. I l, a lickorv Tavera
soool hm;- in sai el-tr&t inder
the mana(4! :11t o the tru-tees of
said Schlool isrit
0I Uly 'ith VtWCILrs as retu ii ral
or lorsonal ilroperty for 1a\ -i!'on and
who exn hibit thitax 1'0X i'tlts and'
in -;lltration (ertie - s s ret1 ited in
the geeinral clectio shall he allowed
'hiose favoi lie I n'add itioal
tax shiall vote a allot n,.O tinini Ig 41O
word "Y'KS" ' wri en r printed thero
on. T hose ag, the 1 mill addi
tional taxshal ote a ballot contain.
In, the word " O" written ot printed
thereon, Po Ils shall open at (tie hour
of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and shall
rema'n o'en until the h:mr of 1 o'clock
in ihe afternoon when thef shall be
Clod, nd the hallots vounted.
The triu stees shall rc:tort tlie resilIt
of the election to he toointy auditor
n11 Imi t -'1rin lniten Of eduen.
ion 'illia : tn da s th afier.
.1.\\I.\ II. S7illVAN,
'7- 1ty order of t'4onty Board.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect the Head
Because of its tonic anrl laxative effect. LAXA.
TIVI BROiO QUMNINX is better than ortinary
Quinine and does not cause ncrvousness nor
ringing in hiend. Remember $he uill name and
took for the signature of It. 'V. OGOV2, 20c.