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* Local and Personal Mention. *
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Sir. J. E. Little, of Clinton, was a
visitor In the city 'Saturday.
Mr. W. C. Mitchell, of Mountville,
was a visitor in the city Saturday.
Misses Ella Bearden and Mamie Hill,
of Inoree, were shopping in the city
Mr. -R. 'P. Traynham returned a few
days ago after spending several months
,Mr. 'Bruce Woods, of the Babbtown
section of the county, has accepted a
iposition with Minter Company.
Mr. J. T. Crews, Miss Bessie Crows,
and IMiss Margaret Wright attended the
celebration in Columbia A1'onday.
'Mr. and Mrs. T1. P. Kendrick left
yesterday for it visit to Mirs. Ken
drick's mother, in Cartetsville, Ga.
Mrs. Hugh Banks Cuningham and
daughter, Katherine, of Waterloo, were
in the city shopping Saturday.
Miss Harriett Mayer, of Converse
College, spent the week-end in the city
with Mrs. W. W. Jones and family.
LMrs. A. W. Cockrell, Jr.. returns to
Jacksonville, Fla., today after spending
several weeks with her mother, 'irs.
J. P. Simpson.
- MIisg Bernice Ileng, who is attending
Converse College, spent the week-end
in the city, with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Meng.
The friends of Mr. C. 1H. Roper will
be sorry to learn that he has been con
fined to his home for several days on
.r. and Mrs. R. J. Bland returned to
their home in Sumter last week after
attending the funeral of Mrs. Bland's
father, Mr. M. 'B. Poole. -
(Mr. S. M. Wilkes, Misses Mary and
Juanita Wilkes and Master Sam Wilkes
were among those who attended the
celebration in Columbia Friday.
Mr. M. P. Gray, of Owings went down
to Columbia-Monday to welcome the
Thirtieth -Division back. Mr. Gray
has a son in Co. D, 118th Infantry.
rMrs. W.' C. 4Auy returned to her
honie in. Jacksonville, Ala., last week
after spen'ling some time here with
Mrs. J. L. M. Irby and Miss Julia Irby.
Major -P. S. Armer, who recently re
ceived his discharge from the army
and has joined the Liberty 'Loan staff,
spent the 'week-end in -the city with
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Bolt.
Senator and Mrs. N. B. )ial attended
the Thirtieth 'Division parade in Co
lunibia Monday and occupied seats -
honor on the reviewing stand with
eneral Tyson and other officials.
.Mr. J. :W. A. Boyd, of Greenwpod,
came over Sunday and accompanied
his daughter, Mrs. M. M. Teague, to
Columbia where they went to see Mr.
Boyd's son, Dewey Boyd, who is a
member of Co. D, 118th Infantry.
mr. .J. Lee Langston and 'Miss Ethel
Langston were among those who went
down to Columbia to welcome the 'lAun
rens hoys of the Thirtieth Division
and particularly to see 1r. I"arl Lang
ston, who is a member of Co. D.
Sergi. Janmes T. Crews returnedl to
ihe city last night after receiving his
honorable discharge from the a rmy.
Sergt. Crewvs was attached to the head
quarters staff of the 59th Brigade
Sh roughout most of his service and
made a fine record In the army.
Mir. Oscar Ilunter and dlaughter. Milss
Tfee 11unter, aliss ,Janie Iunter and Mr.
flen 'Iunter, of Ora, and Miss Leora
llunter, of this city, went down to Co
lumbia Monday to wit ness the TPhi rtiet h
Division parade. Mir. lTunter's so,
Perineau Ihunter, returned with the di
yision, being a member of Co. D.
Mr. .Iim Newvt Watkins, Post master
Tlomi Pope and( Cdl. J1. Rlion McKissick,
of Greenvillec, spent severalI hours in
the (it y yesterdlay on their way home
from Col umblia. where they had been'
to) attend the TiIrtlet h Division c'ile
brat ion. .\r. II. Terry, who also had
been in Columbia, returned to Laui
rens with them.
Laurens Lodge No.
43 wIll meet next Mon
(lay night at 8 o'clock.
Members are urged to
attend, Visiting Knights
. Work in Esquire degree
p lRs W. DRIGO$, C. C.
'J. F. TOIlphftT, Ifj of R, S.
Sabbath School) to joiu
at the Presbyterian Chi
Sunday. I shall mee
The following account of the mar
riage of Mrs. Virginia Nelson, of Albbe
ville, and Mr. W. Henry Wharton, of
Waterloo, which appeared in t-he last
issue of The Press and Banner, of
Abbeville, will ibe read with interest in
"Mrs. Virgihila Nelson and Mr. W.
Henry Wharton, of Waterloo, were
happily married Wednesday, March
26th, 1919, at the hlomne of her daugh
ter, .irs. J. R. Nickles, on North Main
Street. The wedding owas a- quiet af
fair, only the most intimate friends of
the family being present. The house
was made pretty iw'ith many vases of,
carnations and at the appointed time
the interesting ceremony was perform
ed by Rev. L. J. Bristeow.
"After the ceremony a delightfii
-alad course was served after which
Mr. and Mrs. Wharton left for Water
loo, where they will make their home.
"Mrs. V'harton has made her home
in Abbeville for several years and has
formed a circle of devoted friends who
wisi her every happiness and congral
Ilinte ir. \Vharton sincerely on his
Following the marriage ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Wharton went to, their
future home in Waterloo and the same
evening a reception'was tendered them
by Mr. and .\irs. John Harris Wharton,
.Jr., which 'was largely attended by rel
atives and friends from Waterloo and
Celebrates 'I'hirid Mirthday.
Little Elizabeth Uramlett delight
fully entertained. about a dozen of her
young friends last 'Monday afternoon,
at the home of her parents, 3Yr. and
Mrs. Arthur Taylor. After some time
that of her third birthday. The yodng
hostess was assisted by her mother and
Mrs. Arthur Taylo. After some time
spent in games, delightful cream and
cake were served by Misses 'Bernice
and Martha Dula. Those present for
the occasion were Misses Katheryn
Switzer, Sophia Sullivan, .Mary Davis,
Virginia Griffin McCuen, Martha Allen
Bramlett, Margaret Gray and Masters
John Clinton Shell, Oscar Riddell, Jr.,
Morris Cannon and Eugene Taylor.
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* (0~C. 1) HELD TIHT. *
A oldlier who attracted much atten
lion from the cheering crowds was
Capt. Arthur Lee of Laurens. Gover
nor Cooper, who is a citizen of
Laurens, has received information
from sources outside of the One llun
dred and Eighteenth Infantry that
Captain Lee and his company for near
ly 24 hours held with their flank ex
posed to a murderous fire, the left of
the line of the Thirtieth Division,
waiting for the Twenty-seventh DIvi
sMon to comec up. This company faced
a position on the Hindenburg line
that the British and Australians had
found most difficult. Caiptain Lee and
his men took their objective and wait
ed for the Twenty-seventh i)ivision to
come10 up. 'The machline gunl fire of thle
.Jerries was too hlot and~ tile SoulthI
C'arolina 'hoys held tile linle swith their
flank u1npr'otected for many hlours.
Captain Lece is one of tile smallest men
inl tile army of is ranlk, 1but it doesn1't
always requlire size to make a fighter.
At a recenlt meeting of the C'ity'
('ounell1 a resolution was adopted call
ing upon01 tile b~oardl of health to e'mploy
a manl for hlealthl oficer to give is full
timle to tile dutieos. The resoluitioni fol
lowedi a complaint as to unsanitary
condlit ions oin premllises adjoliing tile
Lauirens Mill village. Dr. J1. M. Be'ardenl
is at presen'ilt the city3 hea'lth11 oflicer and1(
div1idles h1is time14 betweeni tile duit ies of
th iof'(ice(1 and hi1s regl ar Ipract1ice. No
pubtlic ann~l lounl('lcment ihas been made by
iihe boarid of health11 as to its dcisin
in thle miatter.
.\ iss li leenl ('urry, of G ray C'ourt
an .\( Mr. D~avir 'I den, of IFounta1inl 1in,
were' ll marril 'Thursi'.day. M\are i 3th~ I?
at '7: :1 p. mu. in Greenvilln, at tile
110111 of tile ct'elating milnister. Rev'.
.\r. itass. Aliss Curr'y has been the
(tliint teacher a1 Diais sc"hool. ~They
Every Man in jL.aurens
(not, how attending
irch, 10:15 a. m. next
t you in the Church.
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