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* . Local and Personal Mention..
Mr. J. -. Hawkins, of .Washington,
D. C., is spending some time with his
sister. Mrs. C. L. 'Waldrep.
Miss Kathleen McGee, 'daughter of
Rev. L. .P. McGee, is visiting among
her friends in the city for a few days.
Mr. Rex Simpson, of Greenville, is
spending a few days in the city with
Mr. John F. Bolt arrived in the city
a few days ago from McColl to remain
here for some time with his family.
Mrs. B. Rutledge Fuller and children,
of Mountville, spent Saturday in the
Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Vincent and clil
dron left yesterday for Brevard, where
they expect to remain for some time.
Master Gelder Minter has returned
to the city after spending the summer
at Camp Sapphire, Brevard, N. C.
Mrs. Kate Barksdale has received a
message of the safe arrival overseas,
of her son, Sergt. .1. Allen Barksdale,
of the 81st division.
Mr. Sam Williams, a substantial
farmer of the 1ikom section, spent the
day in the city yesterday.
Miss Lucy Darlington, of Allendale,
is visiting Col. and Mrs. T. 1D. Darling
Messrs. 1E. V. Golden and W. W. Red
den, of Waterloo, came up last night
to learn the election returns.
'Roy Knight, of the M'ountvillc sec
tion, is much improved after having
been critically Ill for several weeks.
Rev. D. J. Blackwell and family, of
American forces which
give the Allies the
balance of r an
Where Italy meets the
The men who "Treat
The First American
T~nk Crew "Ov
The Defense of Rheims
Also Five-Reel Fox Feature
"House of Gold"
5c and 15c
This is an expressior
ing voice, To fret and
to your discomfort. It i
We suggest to apply
on some of these nice shi
ed or white: Lineri, E
other light weight textu
same will relieve the sitt
White, black, grey a~
A new line of ladies'
W. G. WII.
'Eufala, Ala., who are visiting relatives
in this state, are spending several days
in the city with Mr. and Mrs. H. S,
Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Fennell and
daughter, Miss Mildred Fennell, of Wa
terloo, and Miss Minnie Fennell, ofr
Lowndesville, were visitors in the city
Mrs. R. H. Buckner and son return
ed yesterday to Portsmouth, Va., after
visiting Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Ferguson
for several weeks.
Mrs. S. A. Van Every and Mrs. Ruth
Shannonhouse, of Charlotte, are the
guests of .Mrs. Y. C. Hellams on
Lir. S. -R. Todd, who Is in the revenuei
service of the Federal government, Is,
spending a few days in the city on his
Mrs. B. Rt. Todd has rveived a cable
announcing the safe arrival overseas
of Capt. Todd and her brother, J. M.
Miss Lulle Eichelberger received a 1
eard several days ago stating that her
brother, Gary C. Elihelberger, had ar
rived safely overseas. 1
.liss Nellie Holcombe, who has been
spending the summer with her sister, I
Mrs. Carl Bramlett, leaves this week
for Guenant, Kentucky, where she will
teach during the coming year.
Second ULeut. D. K. Steadman, who
is stationed at Camp Wadsworth, is
visiting his parents, Rev. and Mrs. J.
Mrs. W. W. Driskell, of Anderson, S.
C., and Mrs. F. P. Deason and little
daughter, Frankie, of McCormick, are
visiting their mother, Mrs. J. -N. Toili
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Owings, Miss Mit
tie Owings and little Janie Harris have
returned to their home after a very
pleasant trip by automobile, to Tampa,
Miss Fannie Boulware left some time
ago for Fort Caswell, N. C., where she
entered the - hospital service of the
Red 'Cross preparatory to going over
seas for duties as a nurse.
Mrs. Walter Warden and Mrs. Alva
Weaver, of Lake City, are spending a
part of the summer months with Mr.
and Mrs. Fleming Smith on East Main
Miss Sarah Meredith, of Columbia,
has been spending a few days in Lau
rens with her aunts, Mrs. W. C. P.
Robertson, and Mrs. Dorroh Peden at
Lieut. J. N. Wright, Jr., who secured
a furlough recently to look after busi
ness matters, is spending a few days
in the city with his father, Mr. J. N.
Mrs. and Mrs. J. J. Adams and chil
dren returned yesterday from Pendle
ton, where they have been visiting Dr.
and Mrs. Robert Adams. While away
they also made a short visit to Atlan
Miss Annie Workman has accepted
a position to teach in the Demonstra
tion School at George Peabody Collego
for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn. She
wilt not resume her duties as Normal
Teacher in Laurens this fall.
| >Mr. M. H. Campbell, who has been
manager at the Laurens -Furniture
Store for some time, has accepted a
positionl with Mr. 0. B. Simmons. Mr.
Simmons wvill open up .a fir'st class
music store on Sept. 1st, in Simmons
Building on the south side of the
square. with Mr'. Camp~bell in charge.
Miss D~orothy Angel, who has been
with Mayo Brothers at Rochester, N.
Y., Ls spending a few days in the city
with friends before entering the
The Strong Withstand the Heat of
Summer Better Tb~the Weak
Old people who are t udn younger people
who are weak, wIll be stOl ened and enabled to
go through the depressing heat of summrer by tak
ing GROVE'S TASTELE.SSchiIITONIC. It purfies
and enriches the blood and builds up the whole sys
temn. You can soon feel its Strengthening, Invigor
ating Effect. 60o.
heard without a dissent
worry will only add to
s but a repetition of past
the scissors and needle
~er fabrics either in color
atiste, Dotted Swiss or
os. -The wearing of the
nd bronze silk hosiery.
neckwear just received at
4SON & Co.
nurse's service of the army. ie ex
Pects a calt for overseas duty at an
'Dr. frving McDaniel, a native of this
county but now a resident of Holden
ville, Oklahoma, has been critically iII
at the Steedly Hospital in Spartan
burg having taken sick while on a
visit to relatives in this section. The
last reports from his bedside were that
lie was Improving.
Col. T. D. Darlington left yesterday
for New York City to confer with oth
er officials of the Coe-M'ortimer For
tilizer Company, of which he is the
general manager. 'Col. Darlington has
been putting In valuable work for the
Laurens dandidates in Charleston and
cast his ballot here .before getting away
The friends of Lieut. Edward Mc
Crady were glad to welcome him in the
city Monday. Lieut. McCrady, who is
in the aviation branch of the service,
has been in training in Mississippi and
is spending a furlough in South Caro
lina before reporting for overseas duty.
lie has been in Columbia for the past
few days and thought at one time that
lie would borrow an aeroplane from
"aip Jackson and come up to see his
friends via the aerial route but he did
not have time to make the necessary
arrangements. Lieut. McCrady, like
Lleut. Little who has been here for
about a week, have seen considerable
service in the air having gone up seven
or eight thousand feet on numerous
The First Presbyterian Church was
the scene of a beautiful wedding last
evening at 9 o'elock when the mar
riage of Miss Mabel Simpson to Capt.
Edwin -Lucas took place. The church
was decorated throughout with green
ery and white tulle festoons, and the
rostrum was massed with white ay
green snow-on-the-mountain. The
railing about the organ loft was bor
dered with lighted candles, each in a
crystal candlestick; above the organ
and behind the wedding party was an
other mass of green and white.
Before the entrance of the bridal
party 'Mrs. Folk at the organ and Mrs.
flloteky, who Is the possessor of a
beautiful mezzo, gave a musical pro
gram of appropriate songs.
(When the wedding march sounded,
the bridal party came in, a charming
picture of lovely girls in pink and blue
gowns with the soberer colors of oi
cers' uniforms as a background. There
were 12 bridesmaids, six in gowns of!
blue georgette of the same hue but'
varying design and six In palo pink.
They carried pink asters tied with1
pink tulle and walked up the aisles
singly and in pairs, a pink gowned
bridesmaid in each side aisle and two
in blue in the middle aisle. Between
each pair of girls came the grooms
men, most of them officers at 1Camp
Alma Salley of Orangeburg, Miss Mary
Zimmerman of Glenn Springs, Miss
Helen Burnett, Miss Leita Trimmier,
Miss Mury DuPre, Miss Julia Brice,
Miss Beth Green, Miss Mary Johnson,
Miss Lucy Ilomar andi Miss Machel
Macauley, all of Spartanburg, andI Miss
Katherine Woodrow of Columbia.
The groomsmen were: Maj. J. D).
Kelly, Capt. Charles Lindsay, Lieut s.
John Wright, Roger lleywvard, J1. W.
~'ogarty, M. A. Angler, Frank Dowvd,
SL. 4. Lanugston, Albert Montgomery,
of Spartanburg, and L. W. .Jenkins of
After the bridesmaIds and grooms
men the maid of -honor entered; she
was the bride's young sister. Miss
Elizabeth Simpson, who wore white
net with pink and blue ribbons and
a great bow of pilnk and blue tulle on
her dark curls. tShe carried pink Kil1
larneys. The bride came In on the
arm of her father, J. W. Simpson; Her
brunette beauty showved to its best adi
vantage in a beautiful gown of headied
georgette and baby Irish lace with a
satin tra in hanging from t he shoul d
ers. 1ier vail was or tulle andI fell
from a coronet or rose point lace.Sh
carried brIdes rgses and orange bilos
The bridegrioonm enteredl - his
best aman, TI. I. Swygert, of . .tan
burig, and a simnple and implressively
dig nIftIed eemiony was lierformed b~y
l)r. .1. S. Watklns, pastor emeritus of
the First Presbyterian chutrch In Spar
tanhturg, wvho married thle bridle's moth
er and father hefore her.
After the ceremony a brilliant recep
tion was given by Mr. and Mrs. Simp
s'on to the relatives and friends of the
family. Mrs. Simpson received In a
handsome gown of turquoise georgette,
headed with crystal.
Columbians hmave b~een genuinely
glad to have Miss Simpson as a resi
dent since last wInter, when her fa
ther. J. W. Simpson, brought his famn
ily here from Spartanburg. Miss
Simpson was the recipient of an
amount of attention hero and in Spar
tanburg in honor of her approaching
wedding, a number of parties having
been given for her in both places.
The State (Sunday).
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days
Druggis efund money if PAZO O9INTMENT fails
to cure tan Bi d. Bleeding or Protruding Piles.
nstantl rell es htchie Piles n you ca get
MRIS. ELLIOT POWEl.
Died at the Hlone of Ier Daughter In
Mrs. Elliott Mahaffoy Power, widow
of the late Win. C. Power, of this
county, died at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. 'R. R. Luman, in Aurora, Ill.,
Sunday afternoon. The remains were
shipped to her native home and to
morrow the burial services will be held
at New Harmony church at 11 o'clcc'
in the morning. Mrs. Power had been
making her home with her daughter
for some time. Death was due to a
complication of diseases incident to
Mrs. Power is survived by her
daugfhter, Mrs. Luman, and a son, J.
L. Power, of this county. Other close
relatives are her brother, Mr. H. D.
Mahaffey, of this city, and two sisters,
Mrs. Jas. P. Willis, of Fork Shoals, and
Mrs. W. P. Thomason, Sr., of this city.
She was an aunt of Messrs. C. A. and
W. C. Power, Miss Nulie Power and
Mrs. Arch C. Owings. She was a wo
nian of strong religious convictions
and high ideals of life. The news of
her dealh brought. iuch sorrow to her
friens as well as her relatives.
A renion of the Armstrong family
will be hield at the old D. R. Armstrong
place August 31st. Relatives and
friends of the family are invited.
GIRLS! DRAW A MOIST
CLOTH THROUGH HAIR,
DOUBLE ITS BEAUTY
'I'ry this! Hair gets thick, glossy,
iavy and beaut.iful at, once.
Immediate?-Yes!. Certain -that's
the joy of it. Your hair becomes light,
wavy, fluffy, abundant and appears
as soft, lustrous and beautiful as a
young girl's after a Danderine -hair
cleanse. Just try this-moisten a
cloth with a little Danderine and care
fully draw it through your hair, tak
ing one small strand at a time. This
will cleanse .the hair 9A-dust. dirt or
excessive oJI, and-tinjust a few nio
ments you av'doubled the beauty of
your hair. A delightful surprise
awaIts those whose hair has been
neglected or is scraggy, faded, dry,
brittle or thin. Besides beautifying
the hair, Danderine dissolves every
particle of dandruff, cleanses, purifles
and invigorates the scalp, forever stop
ping itching and falling hair, but whai
will please you most will be after a
few week's use. when you see new hai
-fine and downy at first-yes-but
really new hair growing all over the
scalp. If you care for pretty, soft hair
and lots of it, surely get a small bottil
of K.nowlton's Danderine from an)
drug store or toilet counter for a fon
Avie Maria---Cavalleria Rus
tion from the Intermezzi
olin obligito by Mary Z<
Aloha Oe. (Queen Liliuoka
My Old Kentucky Home.
by Criterion Quartet.
Emmet's Lullaby. (J. K,
by Criterion Quartet.
Long, Long Ago. (Bayly.)
Langston to Preach. No Worms In a Healthy Child
All chlldfn troubled with worms have an un
Dy. W. J. 1Jangston, of Greenville, healthy color. which Indicates poor blood. and as a
rule. there Is maore or tess stomach disturbance.
will preach at Union (Quaker) church GROVE*STASTELSebilITONICgiven regularly
next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. for twoor three weeks will enrich the blood. Ili
prove the digestion, and act as a General Strength
vry meber Is uretening Tonic to the whole system. Nature wilithen
the public Is cordially invited. throw off or dipel the worms. and the Child will be
in perfect health. Pleasant to take. Wec ver bottle.
VERY MOT HER should serious y
consider the installation of a GUNN
Sectional Bookcase. Its use teaches U
thrift, system and economy. For in
- stance, if y'ou or the childrein have
twenty books, you have enough for U
one section. As soon as more books
are purchased, add another section.
The books will then be kept in a sys- U
tematic and sanitary condition. Surely *
a good lesson for us all.
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In every respect. 'Tlie roller- ben rinjg remov able
dr.s.AUe a boon to the housewife for they
niay be eleaned without removing the books.
Como in n( let is show you this classy line
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"The most richly endowed sopra
no in America" is what the critics
~ ~ call Miss Hempel of the Metropoli.
~ ,. tan Opera. A true artist, her am
bition to have her voice preserved
in all its splendor outweighed all
other considerations. She is now
-- . one of the Edison group of stars.
I ~ Miss Hempel heard Re-Creations
of other great artists; noted their
superiority to anything she'd ever
hcard before and decided to inves
tigate. She went to the Edison
I laboratories; made a Re-Creation;
then submitted it to the searching
_ trial of the tone test. She herself
sang in direct comparison with the
instrument. If you've ever heard
her Voice on talking machines you
can conceive her joy in hearing it
Re-Created with such ficdelity an~d
perfection thbat no human ear could
plsdisinguish artist from instrument.
It was enough. There and then
eationsshe resolved that henceforth the
roch.) As sung by instrument for her voice was
ticana .sAn adapta: The NEW E IO
sntay, "The Phonograph with a Soul"
dani) Asiste by So now you can hear Freda Hem-.
(Foster.) Assisted pel. Not a mere imitation on a
talking machine, but Miss Hempel
Emmet.) Assisted herself. Call at our store and hear
the Re-Creations listed on this