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* Local and Personal Mention. *
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Mr. J. 'C. Grant, of Mountville, was
a visitor in the city Saturday.
Dr. J. L. Fennell, of Waterloo, was
here on business Saturday. I
'Mt. Joe "M. Pearce, of Waterloo, was
a visitor in fihe city Saturday.
Mr. Wr. (; Cek, of Prinecton, was
a visitor In the city yesterday.
Mr. S. J. Avery, agent for the
Greenville News, is out. again after be
in it ik [Ic I e've'ral II'ks.
. hirs. R. .I I Be tzi spent several
(h'Ys in tH! (.!lIv las't Week with her
d r Y . illierson.
Air.||. r 4 h ni ti f r En-,
h v '.- 's to buy iprin
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lalrl: ifh', xwro M1r.
.." i h cepted ie p.a.. . . .f
out id o - inl ()n]( (I! the- c. olln n il .
\l.\\'ill ! )It, who Iw een wor0k
ing at1 mnw I' 111 th g o rnm ent'l oencampl
nmonts, is spllIdiig some time in, the
eity wih h his atit, \Irs. Tucker.
Miss Frances Davis returned to the
city Sunday after spending a few days
at Trenau College aid at Atlanta with
her friend, .\iss tetrel Smith.
Misses VirginfIa Barksdale and Jo
sephine linight, )who are attending
0. W. C. at Greenville, spent the
week-end at home with their parents.
Messrs. M. L. Roper, T. 0. McAlister
and Miss I3essie Crews leave this week
for New York to buy spring stocks for
the iDavis-Roper Company.
Mr. J. N. Wright is again on the
streets after having been confined to
his home for several weeks on account
Dr. W. C. Thompson is reported very
sick at his home in the Fork section
of tho county. His many friends hope
for his early recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Bennett enter
tained the pastor and deacons of the
First Baptist church at a beautlfull'
appointed supper yesterday evening.
-Mrs. It. A. McCraken and little
daugliter, of Augusta, have returned
home after a visit to ])Ir. and Mrs. R.
'Mrs. 1). G. tuekman has returned to
her home at Staunton, Va., after
spending several weeks here with Mr.
and Mrs. J. S. Machen andI other rela
Miiss Tiarriett Simpson wvent up to
Greenville last Wednesday wher'e she
.iotned se'verai other01 fr'iends11 and at
tended the performance of "Pom lPom"
at the theatre.
MIr. C. E]. Wood, maniager ofi thle drvy
goods dieia rtmen(l~t of the Wellis Cla rdy
store, has bceen spendling several dhays
at (Gastoniai, N. C., 01n aCCOunht or t he
Seriouis iln~ess of hiis fat her.
Thei' frienids oif .\1. WA. V. Sloani arte
glad to see him out again after hiaviig
been coin iced' to his home for se.
tion upon01 lils eye5.
'I'r T irner and1( Earlt .\iaritin,
Gilbert M. Tyler andI Alle Leo Ford
('d ovr to I I reen'Iliwoodi~i aturday15 and11
tpenit t' wee'k-nid'withtl ielat Ives anti
MIiss F'ann to Beoulware has return red
to her dthils at the p)0st hospital,
Fort Ca welt, N. C., aifterI 1t iptndlng a
fewv weeks' furlough with Mr'. and
Mrs. V. M. Smith.
The many friends of Mr'. C. W. Mc
Cirav~y wer'e glad to see him out agalin
last week iift'i lhe hiad been conflned
to his home for some time on account
of influenza. Trhe other members of
his family weire still unable to be0 out.
The many fiends of Mr. Fr'ank
Chappell, former clerk at tihe Laurens
Hotel, were glad to see him in the
city again this week. Mr. CThappell
huas recerntly received his discharge'
from the army and has accepted a
place ait the .Je'otne Hotel in Columbia.
Lieut. D). H. Sullivan, who has been
at Fort Sill in the "School of Fire" for
tho past several months has received
ris honorable discharge from the ser
vice and is at home again with his
piarents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Sullivan,
On Soiuth Hlarper street.
Lieut. Joe I". Smith has accepted a
position wvith the Whlartoli Clotintg
Company Iwhichi will open1 for bus1i
ness here very shortty. Lieut. Smith
will einter upon0' his dluties immledliate
ly after he secures his dliehlargc,
which lie thinks will take plo:'e in a
very short whie, lie will be glad to
have his friends call upon01 him iln his
now place of husiness.
'D1. and Mrs. J. H. Teague entertain
ed a few friends at dinner last Wed
nesday in honor of Mr. Hugh Aiken
who has. recently returned from Ni
agara Falls, N. Y., where he .has been
an inspector of chemicals in one of
the large explosive, plants making
shells for the use of Uncle Sam's sol
diers in France.
Mlss Kate Wofford, of Madden Sta
tion, was a visitor in the city Satur
lay. Miss Wofford, 'who has been at
tached to the olllee of Itear Admirai
M eG(owan in Wshingtonx for several
11o1ths, ha nec((1 ed a plice a" se
retary tt slup eit rinitclient of sco ols
inl Colmnihial il( expvets to eniter III
on he". dItie c in a few das.
r 11m had clo d
the SirrX.utlil s i iy d I ..... j.
1hinil h1:; 1u1 to 11 :1 ppeni . . tiguiI I i
rli'(el. as i 1 was ex 1p l1(i wod11 1 I;
hear'. befo w -i n sh1114ied il1s rav . 'I'ie
pol icemi ei sat (Iitet ly at th eir post
and- Na waited d Ievel opment Is. Ithe flgi "I
eintered the coal hinl. whleh halpilenld
not to be lockled. tilled a Sack full of
coal, and 'arried it outside and piaced
it. 11pon tlie ground. Here it .was left.
bult not long. To be sire that nobody
would see, the figure walked up the
alley to the corner of the Enterprise
National Bank and then, thinking that
all was clear, returned and started
home with the precious load. But,
"Al"! As the detective story would
run, something was due to happen and
did happen. Policemen Sullivan and
Pitts stepped out ilpon the scene, just
as the gure was about to pass Counts's
stable. "Whon andl what have we
here," qioth they. "Methinks," says
Policeman Sullivan, "I have seen thee
before". And lie had. It was Will
liTdgens on his way home with some
of The Advertiscr's coal. Will was
carried to the lock-up and at high
noon was brought before Ills Honor
iwhere lie plead guilty to a charge of
Petit larceny and received a sentence
of $15 or thirty days.
COLD POINT NEWS. *
('old Point, F'eb. 10.-The tiu sItua.1
liIon Is imuich imprmoved here. Scarece
13y a famIly but what some) 01ne was1
is bk andl in mtan 11'(ases hineumon11ia
dleve(loped,. but1 we are I hankfiul that
there wvere bitt few dealths. Tw~o in
dii stri'ous ne(grtoes, a fathIer and son,
died -wthlin a few dars apart, Hlenry
So' ton and i hi 'son d d. Nrarly ev
i'ryouie in Mi'. .fob a euy Nelo''i'
funiIly hiad the I! ui but we1 are glad toi
r11l l ar up' ~ nowll.
inr. Wle hopui he w. ll sooni lie In jaood,
hca lth again.
MisNitna liiin1nnt a ft er slentding a
week wit h i, 'lvih I' Ne'wherry, Is at
Dr1. L. D. Bass Is back from flar
wvell, whtere hte ha s been for01 some time1
Mr's. E'i nna Leak e ki1110d a finte htog
last sweek. It weilthed ovetr 300 lbs at
eightt months old1.
Miss jila Hornl. of Newherry, spent
Iast week at the homett of Mr. 0. C.
Messrs.. Br111s Nelson and .James
Muindy arme home from camps, htaving
Mt'. John PD. Huntei. of Batrksdale,
was htere on business Thursday.
Mr'. Byon Nichols is at Boelton, put
ting. up the "Libeirty Cotton Chtop
Mr. HT. F. Wheeler was in Green
iwoodl last week on bur'iness.
Mr. T. M. Cuninghaml and Tom Dun
can motored to (Greenw',ood Thursday.
Mi';s Ethel Medde'n and little sisters,
from Florida, are v'siting relatives
Last ('nil (i'r irates.
lEdltrr The Ad' w :
ill y'ou piP'" ' 'j h e attentti ni '
your' 'eader" to I t'Ihiat the "'
Dew' rt'lent or' ' Wi re htas or '''
ed I' time f ~ , for n!t r' of
550d 4 All c' ion or' 1
Feibr'i'ry iS "-"' - ited.
Tlamorge' I' -t'ration A e
PROVIDES FOR ROADS
(Continued from Page One.)
Township ............ 250.00
City of INuirels, Laurens
Tolwnshlip --........... 500.00
Town of Clinton, Iiunter'
Townsrip ............ 400.00
Towl of Waterloo, Waterloo
Twnship.. .. ............200.00
Fruffletowi Township .. .. 150.00
",ross. IIill, Cr~oss I till Town
hip.. .................... ii.0.0
Y 'sTownship Ii.. .. .. ...15.00
-1 Tlow nshi p. .. .. .. .. 105.01
n'd. Tow shi' 17.(
T*1'a ol e- epi174
oluimbia. .'S. C................0 0
Intrest oliComt td;tdi-s
flie.. ... ......... ..,00.0
Six lira1l P)oi(c(iei at
$1.000.00 ea28......... ,000.00
iform ;l end, itipment for
rural00 oiemen... ....417g
iome ademons ra ion 'work . . 750.00
Interest on County Indebtedness:
-fitr b on current loans, in
a nticipation of collection of
hridges, bonds, interest $22,
250.00, sinking fund $1
TRailroad bonds.--.... .....5,777.50
Jail bonds, interest and sink
ing fund, one-halt mill fixed
by Act.--.--.. .......3690.00
To the Farm Demonstrator
of Laurens.-.-.-. --.. .....200.00
Sec. 2. That this Act shall go Into
effect immediately upon its approva'
by the Governor.
Gov. Cooper Here.
Gov. R. A. Cooper spent the week
end in the city with his family. The
governol'r was looking well and ap
peared to be standing up well under
the strain of office. Ife had no par
fieuilar interview to give out, for pub
lieatIon except to urge all farmers
and business men to be in Columblia
Thursday to attendl the cotton confer
Suit Cases alhid I [andl (ips in gen
S. .\. & TC. II. WILKTS & CO.
White Sale. by l(ings I~uDagters.
Th le local chi~Oof r of lihe 1 Ninags
D):,ughters~ will hold a white sale in
I he old fled Crao' room Saturi day, to
wV~hih the pubihli( ii ('ordiailiy invitedl.
In conniectioni with tih' sale sandl
wiehos', ehocol'l rOd (offee1 will Ihe
11ih line of lIu andu Art Sqtuares to
a rriv'' this w'eek.
S. .\. & k. lI. \\lTKle & CO.
GIrn-a's Tasteless chili Tonic '
rceos vitnllt y and '*n,-rgy br pusrifying and c..
ricing thet blood. Youenne sn feel itsi Stre'ngI h
SIGH-T OF FOOD
MAD)E H-IM SICK
D)readeltd for maul time to comei'
thouight of food naiuiseited lhim. D)re
(c( hais relieved this serious (case of
"I almost dlreaded for meal time to
conme, the sight of food, the vmt
thughat oif eating, nauiseatedl me,"
writes Mr. C. F. Shoaf of 709 Calhoun
St., Columbia, S. C.
"For montihs I have had a bad case
of gastritis andl my stomach seemedl in
ocapable of dligesting what I ate. I'd
have pains and mty stomach would be
come distended from gas. Severe head
achies often attacked me, and consti
pation was a sourco of daily annoy
ance. I had tried'most of the popular
ly advertised remedlies without much
good result, but as soon as I began on
Dreco, I knew it wasI different for I
felt the effects immediately. It sooth
ed my stomach and neutralized that
acid gas condition. I now go to the
table as regularly on anybody and en
joy my meals thoroughly, and have no
had offeets afterwards. The constipa
tion is relieved and I haven't had a
hondnehe since I finished the first hot
tie. Dreco is a fine meiine and T
erladly give a public endorsement of
Dreeo, made froni the juices of
of roots, hierb'i barksu and beorries,
Peems to corphine wvith the secretions
ef thn stnre h "'nd produce remark
o hle results. T t is now sold by all
Food druiggiste' throughout the coun
try and is hi~hly recommended in
Tan aue by l'aur'ens nrug C.
Hand Bags and Suit Cases
Just Arrived---Splendid Quality---Low Prices.
The Iline we arxe --hown ith best you will f ind a. nywhere and
includes genuine Leathier Bags and Suit Cases, Fibre Covered
Steamers~% and. Trns swlas the Lower Priced Styles. If you
expect to purchase any of these articles you will do well to
come now and make your selection from our present stock.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
LAURENS, S. C.
O. B. SIMMONS'
Pianos, Organs and Talking
This Harmograph Plays all Records. The
price is only
WILL T? \D7 R FBERTY BONDS
Res pectfu'll ,
LAURENS, S. C.
Meeting of U. 1). C. - Smhings Company (t al, D chairs, Iwo
'Te J. 11. Kevrshtawv ('lai)tcr, '. I). c. IM
will hold a meeting Th u rsday after - and pilim's, piano, (I lmes
il th 11ot ('II Iitle I (1 ie, datedI I)ec. stm-s 1 . hIigiit0' 151 ae l
ntooni at tlree-thirtty o'clock with Mr. I will at plblic otcry board, knis, eo, tsoos, am
Birooks Swygert. lo the i attest bidder, at the hot c, etc.
Hia rris Fqp inugs, S. C., onl Feb. 201 b, Torlms of sale: Cash Pulrchlasers to
Secou siecal ales1919, coinisenclug at 11 o'clock A. .1., remflove their ipoperty or I)urlimases it
See our special values in Oak Buf- an continuing intil the sale shall once.
fots. have been completed, the following dc- W. C. WIIAIITON,
S. M. & 1.,. H-. WILKES &1O. 5(PhC llOlelty, to wit: Wyitorlo() F. C. oevr
Beds, springs, mattresse, bureaus, .hlan. hast 1919. 29-3t
FINAL SETTLEMENT.--u . sa rd e
'ake notracn that odr the Cth day of
Mharc,, 1919, 1 rwiiil render a final ac-b
eomrnt of. my actli and doings as Adiluin
itratorof the estate of Ahanda Va t hE, eT
Hazel deceried, In the oCice of tohefFNalO: EST re T
Jutdge of, Probate of Laurens County,As th wio wohadr nfom erplcs
at 11 o'clock, ar in., and op te samn romer olces
(lay will. apply for a final discharge the profits that sweeten her tears and soften her
from nmy trust as Administrator. da road; akher children who can feel in th1ose
Any person Indebtedi to saiti estate haTs
Is notified and required to make pay- profits the loving hand of a father still stretched
nont on that date, and all personsthe s
having claims -against said estate will ouopoet n i he ;'~ h huarpo
preeent them on or before saidl date, good men Who pay their premi1u ms year af ter year
duly proven or he forever barred. ri fe l the great peace and owmfort that follow
RICITAUDI 1). HTlAA,,lvngaprto
Administrator. 'ri bed footsteps of devotion ardlovn. ap'i
Feb. 5, 1919, 29-5t r-a gs, m THEM if Life Insuran.3 is an investment
Take_ noAtha as an inspiration. S
NOTICE OF ender a fn ac
State of South Csarolins as.Admin
isstrtor;of te estte o AmaoreV
County of gaurens Agent Jefferson ofLife D g
COURT OF COmnON PthASame
Mercantile Trust & Deposit Company
ht alv Plaintiffs, against s aril