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Dials, April 7.-'Su rprlso marriages
seem to be all the "go" here, the com
munity having been treated to two
quite recently (and owing to their be
ing so much in order one can't help
but be on the "qui vive" as to who
the next ones will be). The latest one
Was that of Miss Eileen Curry of this
place and Mr. David Peden, of Fair
The ceremony which united these
popular young )ople was performed
in Greenville on Thursday evening,
March 27th. The young conple re
mained in that city until the follow
ping (lay when they returned to the
home of the parents of the groom.
Mrs. Peden is the second daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Curry and is a love
ly and charming young girl. She is
teacher of the primary grades in the
school at this place, and by her attrac
tive manner has endeared herself to
both pupils and patrons alike.
Mr. Peden is a well known young
man of the Fairview community. For
some time he has been engaged in ibus
iness in Fountain Inn, but it is under
stood that this has now been given up
and that Mr. Peden will be engaged in
Miss Cecil Owings was the guest
lats week-end of Mr. and Mrs. Conway
Quite a number from this place mo
tored up to Greenville Thursday to
see "Flo-Flo" at the Grand.
Mrs. H. Y. Simmons spent several
days in Fountain Inn last week with
her daughter, Mrs. Robert Owings.
The 30th has returned. The great
and glorious news found an echo in
every heart, for while the United
States as a nation, did not actually
suffer through the war, individuals
and families did, for wherover a boy
went out to fight, he left behind those
who suffered all the grief and anxiety
of his going, and while it was not
theirs to know the hour nor day of his
going overseas, the privilege of know
Ing all the joy and bright anticipation
of the return were theirs.
Much has been said and 'written con
cerning this division and of the other
men who took part in the ,glorious of
fensive -which broke the Hindenburg
line, yet no welcome could he too
warm, nor tribute too great for
these returned heroes. The call to
"colors" were theirs, and army rec
ords will prove that after a few weeks'
military training the majority of the
iFaultless in fabric and( fin
out in the right si'.es and iproi:
Cut down to the right ,price.
Suits for young men in th~
line effect, bo0th in single and
bre'(asted. Pretty patterns a
$18.50 to $-0.00
C'onserv'ative Suits in the moi
lar patt eras; all sizes.
$18.50 to $50.00
N ECC WE A iR
The colors are rich -t hey a
Wilson lBros. and ( heney Si
504', 75e and $1.00
We clothe can go
(lIEN EY fllROST IEM.
men became ardent patriots, regard
less of whether they wore volunteers
or Inducted into the service.
South Carolina Is Indeed proud of
her sons, each and every one of them,
and while all hearts are singing a
pean of gladness over the safe return
of the boys, many a tear and prayer
will fall for. those -who sleep in "Flan
der's fields, where .poppies blow."
Mr. M. 'W. Gray spent last Sunday
and Alonday in Columbia, where he
'went to greet his soi, Booth Gray, of
Co. D. The young soldier's many
friends rejoice with his loved ones
that he is now safe at home and not
withstanding the fact thlat he was se
verely gassed during the last day's
fighting which ended the Germans,
lie Is looking as well and fit as he is.
Mrs. John Holder was rushed to a
hospital in Columbia on last Skiturday
for the purpose of undergoing an op
eration. She was accompanied by her
husband who has not yet returned.
lowever, the latest report is to the
effect that Mrs. Holder is doing as
well as possible and her many friends
trust she will soon be recovered suf
ficiently to be able to return to her
home at an early date.
A social affair of the week which
proved both delightful and entertain
Ing in every way, was that of Wedies.
(lay evening 'when AMiss Laura Iellams
gave a lovely party in honor of the
Y. P. 3A. society. The home presented
a beautiful setting, the rooms being
gay with bright spring flowers. MlusIc,
cards and other games were enjoyed
throughout the evening, the time prov
ing all too short to the assembled
guests. Delicious refreshments con
sisting of cream and cake were served
by the charming hostess assisted by
Miss Nannie Campbell.
Mr. John Rapley Hellams, of Spar
tanburg, who has recently returned
from overseas, where he saw service
in the coast artillery, was a welcomed
visitor in our midst for a short while
recently enroute to Anderson. MIr.
Hellams 'was bugler of his company
and speaks very interestingly of life
over there and his host of friends and
relatives here are delighted that lie
escaped the Boches and was permit
ted to return to the good old U. S. A.
Miss Mattle 'Simmons, accompanied
by her friends, Mr. Langley and sis
ter motored over from Greenwood and
spent the week-end 'with homefolks
Miss Sims of Fairview, was the
week-end guest of Miss Willie Godfrey.
Miss Clara McCall had as her guest
Saturday night -Alsses Lilly and
~ks off and if you ha,
while our stock is col
ish, cut eoiilgsl
ortions. 1eomn t
ties, correct s;hape
e waist All the( most v
dIouble Spring ini a good1
""""" hat 'will gIve ex
501lid colors and~ fa
re Ties 25(0 tS
any where and b<
rhere ever he goes.
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MAN SHOP ~
IINGS ARRIVE D.
MADDEN NEWS. *
Madden, April 7.-There never was
a rain that fell so prettily as did the
gentle spring rain of Saturday. It
surely reminded Is all of the prayer
of the old deacon who prayed long and
fervently for rain during a drouth. In
conclusion he added, "Lord, iiow don't
go and overdo the thing and shed a
gully-washer-that'll ruin the crops
but send a gentle drizzle, drozzle
that'll do lots of good and no harm
at all." The old deacon's prayer was
Sunday was a typical spring day
the kind of a slay that makes plain
folks, like you and me, Reader, glad we
are living. Though this corresipond
ent was confined to bed, yet the day
brought pleasure. The friends who
came and the little neighbor act oss
the way, who divides her first fried
chicken wIvh us. We appreciate the
thoughtfulness that prompted the
'Several homes wero brightened
Sunday morning by the call of Mr. Ben
Cunningham and children, who
brought Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin, of
Spartanburg, to see friends and rela
tives here. "Little Bud" of our child
hood now tips the beam somewhere
not far from 300 lbs., is the same jolly
soul and he and his better half are
always greeted at their old home.
.Mrs. J. ). Culbertson and son, Car
roll, motored down to Mt. Pleasant
Sunday afternoon to hear Bro. Ver
Million preach. They enjeyed the jer
mon as well as greeting their Mt.
The Sunday Scbool at Prospect voted
Sunday to have their annual Children's
Day at the uhna! time, the 4th Satur
day in May.
Mrs. Ella Moore and -Miss Bess, were
the Sunday visitors of .lAir. and MIrs.
The families of Messrs, Coggins,
Leopard and Langston formed an auto
mobile party that went to Reidville
Slunday, the former home of Mr. Cog
Mrs. May Madden and daughter,
Mary 'B., were the guests Sunday of
their sister, Mrs. J. A. Wofford.
Mir. J. ')ennis Culbertson attended
the association of Berkshire Breeders
at Columbia on Ahpril 2nd, he being one
of the directors. The two hogs from
Mr. Cullbertson's herd that he had con
signed to the association brought the
hlighest price of any there, which
speaks well for the quality of his
re not made your sele
?nplete, also every thi
es, w"inning iluali- Int
antedl colo's for
Zephyi' weight I hat
is and1( Leghoi'ns biI L
tira good serv ice. in --.
10y lisles and silks.
thrieadI~ silk larii
Sin good style
-essrs. Hendrix and Jones, of Cold
Point were callers of Mr. J. A. Wofford
The little lad at our house is now
taking vocal lessons from 'mr. Ed.
Hicks, who can trade mules mighty
nea' as well as he can sing. Doubt
less music lovers will be given a
chance to hear some select ducts be
Misses Louise Dean and Grace Fin
ley, accompanied by Mr. Paul Finley,
attended preaching at 'Mt. Pleasant
Sunday afternoon and 'were callers at
the home of -Mr. Ben Cunningham.
Friends and relatives of Mrs. Lena
Brown will be glad to learn that she
is now on a visit to her daughter', .\'s.
lerbert Roper,-of Laurens, where site
will stay for awhile. Air. Brown and
tihe little boys carried her up Sunday.
We trust ler stay will help her to Ie
Cover hler- health.
It Off Quickly!
Nothing on Eath Like "Gets-lt" For
Corns andi Calluses.
A spot of thickened skinl on the
bottomi of your foot which so often
makes walking an agony is as easily
removed by wonderful "Gets-It" as
Calun Comes Off Like Banana Peel$
any hard or soft corn anywhere on
your toes. Look at this picture--A
few drops of "Gets-It" did the work.
The callis comes loose from the true
flesh. No iritation whatever. You
peel the eallup r!akt off just like a
banana pel--pendefully, painlessly.
"Gets-It" does the same thing to any
corn, without the use of sticky plas
ters, Irritating salves, greasy oint
ments or bundling tape. There's no
fussig--no knife, no seissors to use.
"Gets-It" is used by millions, because
it's common sense, and it never falls.
'J'ry It, prove it.
"Gets-It" the guaranteed, money
back corn-remover, the only sure way,
costs but at trifle at any drug store.
M'f'( by F. Lawrence & Co., Chicago,
Il1. Sold in Laurens and recommend
ed as the world's best corn remedy
by EMtreka Drug Co., Laurens Drug
Co., Powe Drug Co.
ction in your Suit, now
ig that goes with a Sui
e, Ci'epe atnd Fibr'e Silk Shir ts
$2.00 t o $5.00
Colors ate good.
ter' Underwe'ar' for warmler' da'.
Suits and t.wo-piece'4 ini .\adria.
ok, Soiset te andu India Gauitze.
I 'i' gartmen~ t 50e( to $2.001
and E]. & W. siitY and soft Col1
all sizes and styles.
'20e 4o ;35c
Office 'Phone 213 Residence 'Phone 398
DR. E. C. OWENS
Laurens, S. C.
I AM AT YOUR SERVICE OFFICE
AT ANY HOUR PUTNAM'S DRUG STORE
110W TO SAIVE AUOI' TU', TUBES.
V le iize , don't scrap them
when they are full of pulicture patches
and blow-out holes. We are just as
successful in vulcanizing inner tubes
--as outer shoes, and the money sav
ing is comparatively as great. These
are tire and tube saving days, and
vuilcanizing our way will do it for
yoU. Drop in and get our prices.
N'iu11 be surprised at our results.
JIIltNEY ELE("I' IC CO.
Opposite Post Office.
Laurens, S. C.
Take no chances on your Garden
Seed. We have all kinds, fresh
No better grown than Buist's Bean
Valentine, Kentucky Wonder,
Stringless Green Pod,
Carolina, Nancy Davis Pole
Beans--in bulk and packages.
Putnam's Drug Store
On The Square 801 Main Street
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