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* Local and Personal Mention.
Mr. A. C. South, of Ware Shoals,
was here Thursday.
Mr. W. Carl Wharton, of Waterloo,
was a visitor in the city Aonday.
Mir. John D. Hunter, of Barksdale,
was a visitor in the city Wednesday.
Mr. Oscar Elnore is .reported very
sick at his home in the Watts Mills
1.r. Gregg. Jeans spent the week
end in the city with his sister, Mrs. M.
Mr. C. A. Todd, of Clinton Route 1,
was among the visitors in the city
Fred Pearce, of Waterloo, passed
through the city Wednesday on his re
turn to Camp Jackson.
Licut. ). R. Simpson has returned
to the city after securing his dis
charge at Camp Jackson.
Mrs. W. 0. Iancaster and Miss An
nie Gilkerson spent yesterday in.
Greenville on a shopping tour.
Oapt. Arthur Lee went down to Co
lumbia Sunday 'where lie expected to
secure his discharge within a few
Mr'. Boyce R. Clardy has returned
to the city from Norfolk, after having
received his honorable discharge from
Misses Martha Owings and Lucy
and Lola McPhail, who are attending
Anderson college, apent the week-end
in the city.
Harry Wilkes, Cecil Roper, Carlisle
Dial and Farris Martin, all of Clem
son college, spent Sunday in the city
Misses Claude Gray and Lil Willis
and Messrs. Cary Bolt and Frank Dor
roh, of Gray Court, were visitors in
the city Friday.
Mrs. Chas. Rounds, who is making
her home in Woodruff during the ab
sence of Lieut. Rounds in France. has
been a visitor in the city for several
Mr. E. 11. Wilkes went down to
Clinton Sunday afternoon, where he
delivered an address before the Chris
tian Endeavor societies at the orphan
nue and at the college.
Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Vincent. Sr., and
Dr. and Mrs. W. D. Vincent, of Varn
ville, have been spending a few days
with Dr. and Mrs. C. P. Vincent, .r.,
and Mr. and Mirs. 1. E. Vincent.
Corp. Hugh R. Minter, who has just
returned from overseas, arrived in
tle city last week to visit his mother,
Mirs. Maggie Minter, who has been
staying with Mrs. E. P. Minter and
Mrs. N. 13. Dial for some time.
Miss Marie Smith, of Charleston, Is
expected in the city the latter part of
the week to visit Mrs. Dr. William
Smith, who has been staying here with
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wright while her
husband has b)ecn with the overseas
Mirs. L. S. Bolt, Jr., returned last
week from Greenville, where she has
been in the office oif the Greenville
Motor Car' Company for seveira -weeks.
She is expectinug her' husband. Lileut.
Bolt, to ret urn home with the 81st
Division at an early date.
Clerk of Court. C. Shep YeldlellI and
Mrs. Yeldcll, of Greenwood, passed
through the city Satuiirday aftei'noon
on their way to ('linton to snend the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Jeans.
Mi'. Yeld~ell appeared to be somewhiat
W/i ~lU I
surprised to find that a little bit of
business was going on here.
lMr. Chas. E. Hill, of Rochester, N.
Y., has been a visitor in the city for
several days. Mr. 'Hill was attached
to the 27th Division, both while it was
in Spartanburg and in France, and
while in the former place contracted
friendships here that drew him back
upon his return from overseas.
.\r. Rex Patterson, who is in the
naval guard service on the U. S. trans
port Zeelandia, has been spending sev
oral days In the city and county with
relatives. Mr. Patterson has crossed
the ocean nine full times since enter
ing the service, besides making niany
coastwise trips in American waters.
Hls transport was among those that
brought the men of the Thirtieth Di
Dr. and Mrs. LeRoy Wilkes and tiwo
children, of Brldg'port, Connecticutt,
arrived in the city several days ago
to visit Mesars. S. M. and E. H. Wilkes
and Mrs. H. Y. Simpson. )r. Wilkes
is a specialist in hygiene and is at
fached to the medical staff of the'
Bridgeport board of health, giving
most of his time to lectures In the
schools and public gatherings. Dr.
Wilkes spent his boyhood days here,
but left a number of years ago for
the north where he has spent most of
his time in recent years.
Entertained for Visitors.
Miss Julia Irby entertained a few
young friends Monday evening in
honor of Ir. Chas. E. Hill, of Roches
ter, N. Y., a former member of the
27th Division recently mustered out,
who is visiting friends in the city. Pro
gressive rook furnished a very ainus
Ing pastime for the evening after
which a tempting salad course was
served. Those enjoying the evening
besides Miss Irby were Misses Anna
IRhodes, Lilah Riddell, Harlan Crews,
Myrtle Teague, Josephine Young. Bes
sie Caldwell, Lois Reid, Alberta Rid
dell, Elizabeth Walker and Messrs.
Chas. E. Hill, Fred Coleman, Turner
Martin, Earle M1artin, S. M. Drum
mond, Ralph Moore, John Hludgens,
John rnman and Charlton ITellams.
On Tuesday evening, at the home of
his father, Mr. Win. C. Byrd entertain
ed In a charming manner, complimen
tary to several of his friends in Old
1-lickory Division, who have just re
turned from France. The home was
beautifully decorated in dogwood and
dalfodils, combined with flags of the
allies. A bountiful turkey dinner fol
lowed by a salad course was served,
the following boys being present: Lts.
1). Roy i4mpson and Joe Smith; Tiigh
W~orknan, Earle Langston, Bob Bar
neft, J. P. Caldwell, Anthony Fuller,
Jno. Little and Christopher Adair. Oth
er guests present were: Mrs. Lawton
Lypscomb of Ninety Six, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Little, Misses Roberta Dorroh
and Sara Bryson. The souvenirs of
the evening were hickory buds tied
with the national colors.
Derrick to Speak at Mountvlle.
Mountville, April 19.-Prof. S. J.
D~errick, president of Newvberry Col
lege, will deliver the addlress to the
gradn rtng cass of Mountville high
schopi1 at the commencement exercises
to be held on May 29, according to
an announcement madle today by the
principal, J. C. Haltiwanger, of the
Instit ut ion.
rCTION WILLI1AM FNO'
F A LION"
(IDAY, THIS WEEK
IN SESSION HIERE
South Carolina Presbytery Holding
Spring Session in the First Presby.
The spring session of the South
Carolina Presbytery is being held this
week 'with the First Presbyterian
church of this city. About forty dele
gates are in attendance from the vari
ous churches in the district. The first
session of the Presbyterial was held
last night, when the opening sermon
was preached by the moderator, Rev.
E. Dudley Jones, of Clinton.
The sessions of the Presbytery will
continue throughout today and a part
of tomorrow. At the session tonight
the sermon will be preached by Rev.
Dr. Reavis, of Columbia. Business
sessions twill be held today and tomor
'The sessions of the meeting will be
open to lie public, but the evening
services will be of more &iterest than
the day sessions to others'than the
delegates. Dr. Reavis' sermon tonight
is expected to draw a large congrega
tion as he is widely known as a pulpit
MISS ROPER WINS HONOlt.
Selected to liepresent Laurens High
School in the State Deelanation
Contest to be Held at Columbia.
'Miss Gladys Roper, of the 10th
grade, was selected Thursday night to
represent the Laurens High School at
the State declamation contest to be
held in Columbia next month. Miss
Roper was the successful contestant
in the local contest participated in by
herself, Mlss Mattie Sue Wofford and
Miss Nancy Meng. The judges who
made the decision were Dr. 11. . Aiken,
Rev. Vermillion and R. E. Babb, Esq.
Rev. Vermillion made the award to
Miss Roper in a faw happy remarks in
which he complimented the young la
dies very highly upon their meritori
ous work. A musical program was
rendered by the young ladies of the
high school which was greatly enjoyed
by the large audience attending.
Big Time in Greemood.
- Quite a number of young people mo
tored over to Greenwood Friday for
the ball game, contest and dance.
Among those who went were the grad
uating class of Laurens high school
and several from the tenth grade.
Their first stop was at the Oregon
hotel where they freshened up a bit.
Then out to 1. M. I. and supper. Af
ter riding around the city, Latider col
lege was the next stop, where the ora
torical contest was held. After hav
ing quite a big time the party arrived
In Laurens in the "wee hours of the
morning". All reported a most splen.
did time. Those who went were: Miss
es Juanita 'Wilkes, Sara Bishop, Sara
Saxon, Mattie Suie Wofford, Harriette
lHughes, O Ry., Itaiwr, Mrs. Brooks
Swygert, Miss Smith and Messrs. Wil
liam Anderson Boyd, Ray Lawson,
Lairry Boyd, Albert Clark and Diram
Dr. Tti emman Pleatse's.
A large congregation hieard Dr. S.
1i. Tlempleman, pastor of (he First
Baptist clhuch of Laurens, preach at
South Main Street Hapti1st church last
evening. Dr. Tem plemnan iapoke on the
obstacles to) the spread or (lie King
domn as evidenced in (he Ilives of many
of those who priofess Christianity.
usrd( to hid~e the Ilight. of Chr iist ianit y
he said. Hie ('ied the bushel of liii
heralit y. thle bushel of inaetivitIy and
the bushel (of incoinsist eney. :Dr. Tem
itlemian is a very pleasing and force
ful1 speaker. The singing un ider the
direct Ion ot Mr. C. P. Curriy Is pari
tiluilarly flne. Tie has a mtagnitheent
(ehorus1 of sonmeI fly voices. Dr. Tlem
ph emaii wvill speak agalin toniiightI. 8eri
vices hegin at 8: 30.-GrO eenwtoodl in
('atrnival at Watts Mills.
A 'arnival takeii part in by (lie (chii
dren and olderm people of the Watts
Mills will lie hiel d on the imill grounds
Satutrdaty eveninig fromi 6 o'cnck uint il
9:310 o'clock, The carnival is being
dlireeled by the school t eachers, though
the apart icipanits wvill be0 drawvn from
all ages. A small admiission fee wvill
be charged'to the carniival grounds(1 andl
to the various attract ions. 'The piibl ic
is cordially invitedl to attend.
hiotel ('rowdled With Guests.
Mr. A. S. Perry, maniager' of (lie
Lau rens H otel, w"as very mutch con
cerned yesterday afternoon to pro
perly take care of guests askinig for
lodging for the iiight. By 6:3
o'clock lall available rootms in (lie
hotel had bteen flil aitd rooms were
being sought from other places in (lie
city. While it is niot ('ttonnno to have
rooams allI taken that early In the ev
ening. Mr. Perry states that he ic
findin ii Increasintg dim(leuIt y in taking
care of gtuests slaying int the city ov
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tabiets remove the
cause. Thero is only one "Bromo Quinine."
E.W. GROVE'S sigaure on har0.
FREE DEMONSTRATION OF
Detroit Vapor Oil Stoves
To-day and To-morrow, April 23rd and 24th
Conducted by Oil Stove Expert from the Factory
DON'T MISS IT
Every user of our vil stove should be sure to come to this de
monstration. We will have cooking and baking tests in connec
tion with the demonstration that are sure to help you get best re
sults with the stove you -.re using.
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easily. They have no wi-cs or wick substitutes.
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