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* Local and Personal Mention.
'Miss Cora Armstrong is at home
for the holidays.
'Private Job Little, of Camp Jackson,
Is at home for a few (lays on furlough..
.irl. W. 0. Compton, of 'Ware Shoals,
was a visitor in the city yesterday,
ilr. C. W. Brunson, of near (fray
Court, was a visitor in the city Wed
Lieut. Frank McGowan is spending
the holidays at home with his parents,
-r. and \I rs. P. P. AeGoan.
Mr. F"rank iteid, who is in the navy,
arrived in the city several days ago
to sieii' I Il holidays witIi his parents.
.\is lI uriei Siimpson, who is teach
ing 1:ar I'eluibii'ia, is at h1ome11' for the
11 r. JI ai lRohlan bew in fromu
11irtsvi!N " ,trlay to he at lioi.?
Mril. C. U. ),' ley shpent .\limlay inl
M r i. .1hu(; 1 . irling ton arrived1 In
the city 8Litimlay to he wit i his wife
1nd( inother for the holidays.
Mliss Lola .\nolerson. who is taching
at Sp:irtanhurg, caite down for I to
ho. idays Mlonday.
Prof. and Mlts. Wathins, of Columbia.
are spitlndilng a part of the holidays
,with Mrs. Watkins' parents, .Mr. and
'Mrs. ., P. Tolbert.
..\Mr. It. M. Wolff left yesterday for
Winston-Salem to join Airs. Wolff and
.spend the h1oli(lays there with their
Mr. and AMrs. G. D. Yoting and little
(laugh ter, of Gaffney, are spending
Christmas in the city with Mrs. Sallie
In letters received by .Miss Julia Ir
by from her two brothers, Capt. .1. L.
r\. Irby and TLeut. P. II. Irby, the good
nows is conveyed that both are safe.
Miss Wil Lou Gray, who is connect
ed with the depart meat of education
in Columbia, and Miss Hattie D. Gray,
who is studying in New York, are at
hoie for the holidays.
Mr. M. Adolphus Riddle, who has
been with ilramlett's shop for a num
ber of years, has acepted a position
with the Laurens Hardware Company
and has already entered upon his du
Mr. and \irs. Langdon Long and
Langdon, Jr.. are sjiendinv Christmas
week with their parents. Mr. and Mrs.
G. Vash long. on Irby Avenue. Pro
fessor Long is Pt incipal of the city
.schools in Sumter.
\r. Archie L. Adams, for many years
a printer in both The Herald and Al
vertiser oflices, is sponling the holi
days in the city among his relatives
and friends here. Mr. Adams is now
working at his old trade in Chatham,
Sergi. "Judge" 10iehelherger, who is
now ill campy at .\lontgote(ry, Ala., is
spenling the holidays in thme city with
home folks. ThItis is the fir st time he
has r-trined since he left, here with
Company 1) for the Mexican border in
19n;, and his many friends are glad
10 5ee hint aga in.
Tihe boys attd girils who htave been
away from hlomle for tho Past thlree
moths attening various colleges, be
gan to hour itn towvn Saturtday anl a
steadly st reatm has1 been kept utp since
then. The Adlvertiser' hiredl a special
reporter to turn in the names, but at
thle time of going -to press thle gentle
mani had evidently failed to make good
01n tile job, so tis valuable list is omit
l ed today.
.\r. H-. C. IDuncani, of .Jonesville,
passedl throumgh tile city yesterday on
his wvay home from Coldl -Poinit, where
'lei had been to visit his father, Mr. 0.
C. Duncan, whIo has abeeni ite sick.
Hie was aiccomptanietl homle by his
b)rothler, Mr. WV. C. 'Duncan, now a
residenlt of Ilatmberg.
"U~ncie Press' Adair, of Clinton, andl
"Uncle .John"' Fitnley, of Madden 'Sia
tion, two o1(d Confederate war htorses,
were visitors in theo city yesterday.
"Uncle John"i' wais drtessedl up ini a
brandtl new sutit of clothies of the latest
style andi lpatternl just as if lhe were onu
h1is way hl~~o from Wolorid or' some1
(othert cullb-ge iwhereti thiese fanc~y stylesi
prievil i. "l'ntelle Prenss" wasn'tt drs
id uip so stytishlly, bitt lhe looked good
all thle eamie, and bot h of tem were
aIa Nily ,'njoying tile b)est of hea~jlthi.
li I ii. Wl ie , iti - a prominet. ii
kntown I and4 populart I tenI Oher' of the14
(ounty, wetre tnmlrriedi at tile br'ide's
ceem onty l bing~ perftoruni9 by thbe Ilv
Jae *t. Wilim ofLues.
G0DT TEI.S RP
E3[OlIAL SERtVICES FOR
LIEUT. CL.AUDF' S. GiAlET
inpressive Services it. the First Pres.
byterian Church Sunday Night,.Obit
uary Adopted by the Congregation
Beautiful -and impressive services
oinmemoraIting the death in action of
I.ient. Claude S. Garrelt ,Were heold at
the First Presbyterlan Church, of
Which lie ;was a member, Sunday night.
'hie services were presided over by the
pastor, 1lev. C. T. Squires, and were
tarlicipated in by the pastors and
ronl""reimt iois of the other churches
of the city. Addresses extolling the
O' littes of the de(eased young sol
dier we r' made by former su perintend
r n' of :rebools, 11. 1 ,. .lotes, and by tt)r.
11 ". .\ike~n. A mu sical nrogram was
r'ndtrel b', the chohi. a speieal 'iolitn
e h ing p)laye"rl by, Ailr. - .ollies
\i1'"r v'v and a innolonrne being-" gi)nn
.I i. T1enente. 1lllowtine Owh
n by t\tr. 1,. .lones a d Dr.
\;1-n. inl w'hichi the exempi lar' elmrae
' , thr' tovally ta l devotion of the
von' builir't. both as a child and as
a Yolni man Were cd1r'pited a sermon
on the 'T'ext, "1 am the Ilest rretion
,.lit t he Life" was preached by the pas
The resolutions read by lev. C. T.
St iires and adopted by the conrega
lion while standing with bowed heads,
Were as follows:
"The elder sonl of Catty Stokes and
Margeret Garland Garrett was born in
Laurens, S. C., June 2, 189(1. After at
tending school in his home town, he
entered Clemson College and was grad
tinted May, 1917, with listinction. ils
country's call, however, preceded grad
uation and he enlisted In the first of
fleers' training school at Oglethorpe.
Again a call to sacrifice prevented
the completion of his course, when he
voluntee-red for the hazardous aerial
service, declining the certainty of a
commission in the infantry.
Out of the five thousand at tile train
ing camp he vas one of the honored
twenty flve selected for training; first
at Victoria College, Toronto, then at
Camp -Hicks, Fort Worth, Texas. The
training was concluded abroad, across
the English Channel.
fly mid-summer Lieut. Garret was
flying one of the great Liberty motored
aeroplanes away over the lines into
German territory to gain information
for the American army, and it is re
ported that he had twelve enemy
planes to his credit.
During these months lieut. Garrett
was an instructor in flying the Liber
ty motor machine, and toward the
close of his brilliant career this lad
of scarce twenty-two years was act
ing as "ilight commander." a service
usually performed by a major of the
While on an observation trip to se
eure photographs of certain ety po
sitiots his smal escort of six planes
was attacked by an enemy squadron
of probably five or six times Ihat num
her at an approximate altitude of ten
thousanl feet. The LieTut.-Observr
int ihis platne was killed attd ani explos
ive butllet str-uck his gas tantk. it a
mlomtit the mtachinte was ini flames.
Wit,ht i-at-c reseince of mind0( Claude
fastened the contriol and crawled ot
on (lie winig to wvhieh lie cluing ,while
lie big mach' to rapidly decended it
5'rea~it circles. WVhen onuly 150 feet
from the' gi'otund the beat became ini
No Worms In a Hecaithy Child
All children troubled with wornma have an un
healthy color, whitch Indicates poor blood, atnd ns a
rule, there is more or less s'tomach dlistuirbane,
GROVE'S TASTELESS chili TONIC gIven regutlarly
for two or three weeks wilt enricht the blood, im
prove the digestIon, end act as a General Strength
ening Tonic to the whole systemi. Nature will then
throw off or dispel the worms, and the Child will be
in perfect health. Pleasant to take. 60c ncr bottle.
' ituufa um i."f?
DPERA HOUSE, FRID
[Delayed last Fridav-'will
tolerable, the charred hands lost their
hold, and our brave young hero dived
headlong to death-and glory.
At -1 o'clock, October 10th, 1918, In
t.he cemetery three miles northeast of
Toul the body of Lieut. Claude S. Gar
ret was laid to rest with full military
honor's, the ,casket wrapped in the
IStars and Stripes.
Claude Garrett at tended the Sabbath
ScIool of this citurch with rare devo
tion, receiving for five consecutive
years the "bar" for perfect attend
ance. When a little -boy, hardly nine
years of age, he united with this
church, and alt bough a lover of the
sports and amuseinenIs, he was not.
ulinindfuil of life's mo1re serious con
eel t us. As an uppel r-class muan at
:'lemson hec tau:;hl a (abde' class of
Th'le P'resbyteria~n Chu irch and llshe
t n of Iiaes 01couii-r themselves
hontw''e l in1 'rodneling:; thIis chivatlrous
''": pt' r. who so ea'eriv. isisit -
itntly, nobly and lri'oieally dedi eated
hsall to the ervice of orii country
in the cause' of the' emi:ineilmction of
mankind frolm the thral0m of des
jilot i.si; and w do now, in solemn as
:bl tey, (xprtless our admiration for
his heroic sacrifice. and comI(end his
iercaved mother, sister and brother
to the blessed Savior who is able to
keep them from falling, and to present
them faultless before the presence of
ills glory; to Whom be glory, honor
and dominion forevermore. Amen.
"Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Is
splendid for croup," writes Mrs. Ed
ward IIassett, Frankfort, N. Y. "My
attacks of this dreadful complaint by
its use." This remedy contains no
opium or other narcotic, and may be
given to a child as confidently as to
children have been quickly relieved of
"T ilS MADE MY
3lY LITTLE BOY S'ItY
AS A RABBIT:"
Six-Year Old Roy Was 'Thin and Puny.
Fatlher Gave Hitu )r'eo and "I
('an :Almost See Him grow,
Now," He Says.
As the school term reaches its
height, altention is directed to the
oft-repeated advice of leading educa
tors, warning teachers, parents and
scholars against the fearful results
of exhaustive brain work among young
To thousands of hovs and girls, un
nerved by the strain of school life,
Dreco, the wonderful new herbal med
icine has been found a blessing, mak
ing them swell and strong, feeding the
brain and nerves, and enriching and
purifying the blood.
The recent recommendat.ion of Dre
co by leading authorities and the
eqitally outspoken praise of this great
est of remedies by scores of parents
throughout, the south are the best re
commendations any medicine can
Nothing in the world so strengthens
the weak, so readily restores lost
nerve force, so surely makes the all
ing and peevish young woman or grow
ing boy ,well and cheerful as a treat
ret ly Nature's own bnifleient
"My little son. Varney, Was in a ter
ribly run--down condition,'' declares 1t.
F. Lewis, a highly respCCeted farmer
of I. F. D). No. 3,. Winston-Salem, N.
C.lie ha s always been a pliny and(
del leate chtild and I couldbn' I get any
tilgu to mlake 11im1 grow. liiutlDreen
has lIt t he spot and1he iIs 11 iprovinIl
wondierfully every day. Ills ('(lor1 is
good, aiPet iteI fi n, and( T Canl almost0
see 1h11m grow, It hats mYade him0 as
sprty atS a ra~bbit and I tol him the
other dlay I would~ have to slowv him1
up as lhe was getting too live."
D~reco (does Its cur'ative :work inl a
simleli, sItraighltforward way. TI
wastes little time in getting all its
energies to work feeding the tircd,
-wornf-out nervous tract, filling the or
teries5 withI r'ich, new~ blood. andl build
ing up the0 b~ody for Its tight against
Dreco Is sold1 thr1oulghoult tile coun
try by leading dIruggists and( Is partic
uiar'ly recomlmendedl in LaurIens5 by
Laurens D)rng Co.
T' IN SPAIN.~
AY, DECEMBER 27th
10 ets.; Adults, 20 ets.
be shewn coming Friday)
We wish to notify o
that we will agai o
service station in ou
Post Office onx J auu
full line of Chrevok
pert service man.
We have a shipm<
which will be ready
15th. Place your o1
getting a car.
Opposite Post Office
Good will is a Natio:
try's resources would be
all undertaken. Clardy
tunity to thank you for i
us and to send you the b,
A great year is at
time. Opportunity, Pea
us all enter the "Angel S
song arnd make our Ia:
acts of kindness, words c
Thee'sa work for
hand to make life one gi
fuli to "you and yours" f<
and assure you of our b
A Gooed I
ur friends and customers
pen outrd room and
r d stand opposite the
auy 1sT. We will carry a
it prt and have an ex
s in Transit.
snt of new cars in transit
for delivery about Jan.
der now while assured of
to & Accessory
Laurens, South Carolina
nal asset. Without it our coun
unequal to the task we have
& Wilson welcome this oppor
Lhe good will you have shown
est of good wishes for the comn
lout to close an epoch in our
ce, Prosperity is before us. Let
ong Season" in the spirit of the
nd resound with good cheer
f comfort, deeds of love.
l of us to do-opportunity at
and sweet song. We are grate
r your patronage during 1918
~st efforts to serve you in 1919.
ENS, S. C.
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