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Local and Personal Mention, *
Dr. and Mirs. T. L. Timmerman spent
Sunday in Greenwood with relatives.
Rev. H1. R. 'Moseley, of "Monroeville,
Ala., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. C. D.
Air. Tom T. Reid, 1who is now locat
ed at Florence, is iII the city qn a visit
for a few days.
Mirs. Conner Fuller left last week
for llock Hill to visit relatives for
2 Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Divver and chil
dren, of Anderson, are visiting at the
home of Mrs. W. T. Dorroh.
M1r. E. P. Mlinter left 'Monday to at
tei( the convention of the National
Retail Dry Goods Association in St.
Mr. Henry Yeargin, who has just
recently received his ldischarge from
the army, was a visitor in the city
Capt. R1. F. Fleming, of Greenwood,
has been spenlding several days Iln the
city with his sons, Messrs. R. F. and
11. C. Fleming.
'Mr. W. W.'Ball, of Colunibia, spent
the week-end in the city with his
mother, Mirs. 11. W. Ball, and M1r. and
lris. .1. L. Copeland.
Mrs. S. J. Evans, of Roanoke, Va.,
and Mrs. A. P. Harris, of Albermarle,
N. C., are visiting their mother, 'Mrs.
L. G. Balle, on West 1Main 'Street.
MNiss Werl Smith, of Duluth, linn.,
arrived In the city last week to spend
some time with her sousins, 'Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. Richey and family.
Robert Aiken, -Calvin Teague and
Charles Hughes, who have been at
ten(ing Davidson, have returned home
for the summer.
'Mrs. Harold Smith and two children
left Saturday for Sumter, where they
spend some time with 'Mrs. Smith's
mother, 'Mrs. Scott.
'Mr. and 'Mrs. D. T. Kinard returned
yesterday afternoon from Ninety Six
where they had been to attend the
funeral of a little child, one of their
Capt. Arthur Lee, who has been a
member of a party from Greenwood
enloying a fishing trip in North Caro
lina, is expected in the city today or
Rev. .1. L. MeLin returned a few
days ago from New Orleans, where he
went as a delegate to the General As
sembly of the South ern Presbyterian
1iiss Annie Lou Little, of Vlinton, is
now in Cineinnat ii, Ohio, to attend the
closlnd exercises and Anual Camp
meeting of God's Bible anid Mission
Lieut. Plerce 1. Irby arrive(d in the
city last week from overseas and had
a happy reunion Withi his family and
friends, who were glad to see him back
aid looking so well again.
Mr. and Mrs W. C. Irby Jr., of Jack
sonville, Ala., arrived in the city last
week to spend some time with relatives
here. They came through tie countr y
by aultomobille, reaichlng here Tuesday
i. Harold Smith, Agent and Gen
eral Manager' of the Watts 'Mllis, left
Saturday for Atlantic City to attendl
the session of the American Manfact
urer's' Associatien. 'From there he wvill
go to Newv Yorl, on buisness connectedl
with the local mill.
In letters i'eceived by his parents
here it is learned that Bleut. Edwin
Mioseley, w~ho has been in Italy duri
ing the wvar, is now on his wvay home,
having spent several (lays visiting the
hattlefieldls of France and flelgium.
'Mrs. A. K., Kinard, of Clinton. has
'been visiting her parents, Mir. and Mrs.
WV. P. Sheley a fewv (lays. Mr. and 'Mrs.
Kinaird wvho have been living in Clin
ton, have taken uip their r'esidlence in
Chester, where Mir. Klnard( has recent
ly been tr'ansfered and promotedi to
agent and (lay operator for the Sea
board Air Line.
Mi's. J. 0. C. Fleming, 'Mrs. l'. Ii.
Caine andl MlIs Sadlie Sullivan motor~ed
to Columbia 'Monday, Mrs. Nleming
and Mr's. (a Ine going dIown to the clos..
ing exercises of Chlcoi'a College,
wvher'e Miss Caroline Fleming fInishes
this year. Mliss SullIvan wvent dlown on
business connectedl wIth the ll Cross
and( r'eturned yesterday.
Page Mr. Ilarnumn! Here Is another
one of those wonders of the 'world, a
ftour-legged chicken, 'born, .bred andi
(still living In Ora, Laurens county,
S. C. The saidl chIcken was brought
to town the oilier (lay andI laid before
admir'ing eyes by D). DI. Johnson, a sub
stantial coloredl farmer of Ora, wvho is
!ilding him, or' heri, for' what the fu
jur'e may, bring. fQrth. It (tlhe proper
term foi' extreme youth) can crowv, or
cackle, as the ease may 'he, over three
legs on one side and one on the other,
all sound limbs so far but a few of
them shorter than others. 'Next!
Car-load of Iron Beds just received.
This includes all the latest patterns
and colors, single, regular and chil
S, M. & E'. H. W!ILjKES & Cn.
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+ SOCIETY. +
A wedding which came as a surprise
to their many -friends, was that of
Miss iDorothy Fuller, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. F. M. Fuller, of Mountville,
to Mir. F. P. Childress, of this city,
which took place in Greenville. Satur
day, Rev. C. T. Squires, of this city,
ofilciating. After the ceremony the
bridal party, consisting of Miss Mabel
Pratt and the two brothers of the
groom, Alessrs. J. R. and S. D. Cliif
dress, enjoyed a dainty luncheon at
the Imperial Hotel. Immediately af
ter, the bride and groom left for len
dersonville and other points. On their
return they will be at home to their
many friends in this city.
For the past year Mrs. 'Childerss has
held the position of teacher in the
flodges graded school. She is a.
young woman of sterling (ualities and
has a host of friends in this communi
ty who wish her happiness. Mr. Chil
dress is a successful business man of
this city, where he is swell known and
The young couple have the best
wishes of all who know them, for a
long and happy married life.
Miss Azalie Boyd, daughter of Ar.
and AIrs. A. I. Boyd, of the Fkom sec
tion, and Mr. Ryland Culbertson, a
well known young -farmer of the
county, were happily married Sunday
afternoon. Both are popular young
people vho have the best wishes of
their many friends.
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at the
home of the lbride on North Harper
street, 31iss Lena Roundtree was mar
ried to Private Athur Hill of Camp
Meredith, New York. The ceremony
was said by the Rev. Samuel Hf. Tem
pleman, pastor of the First flapticst
church. The bride, a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Roundtree, has held
the position of stenographer at the
Laurens National Dank, for a year or
more andI is a very popular young lady.
The bridegroom !,; a native of Wood
ruff, but was living at Laurens when
the war with Germany began an( lie
einlisted awith the regular army. lie
weil over with the first troops and
was In some of the hard fighting in
which lie was severely wounded 4jy
shell explosion. He wag "eturned with
a casual unit and after recovery was
assigned to police duties at Camp
A\lcredith. He came to Laurens a
week ago. Ils enlistment will expire
Much interest is taken here in the
marriage to he solemnized in Columbia
on the evening of June 7th Iwhen M1iss
Kat herine Ball, daughter of i. and
Mrs. William Watts 'Ball, wvill become
the wife of Capt. Clements Ripley, U.
S. A. Aliss Bail is a grandl-daughter
of Mrs. B. W. flall, or this city, and
a niece of Mr. and -Mrs. M. L,. Cope
land. She has visited them here on
severa i oenCsions and has made many
warm friendls by her cordlial andI viva
To Tieach In Summer School.
Miss Lola Mc'Phail, who gradluates
next week with distinction at Andler
son College, will i'eturn to that insti
tution this sumlmer' as instructor in
the Department of Home Economies
of the summer school. In this wvork
Miss McPhail not only reflects ci'edit
upon herself but will also have the
pleasure of association w.ith some of
the leading instr'uctor's of the Srtate
in her work. It is stated that a large
numnber' of teachers and ninth and
tenth grade students from Laurens
county will attend this summer school
to secui'e cei'tiflcate credit oi' to pre
par'e themselves foir college entrance.
S'2 YEARS OLD AND AS
000D) AS A YOU1N0STERt
'7 or 8 years ago I was a very sick
man. Doctors said catar'rh trouble of
stomach and bowels, affecting the liv
er and heart. For more than a year I
tied Mayi's WVondlerful Remedy, and
although 82 years 01(1 1 now feel as
goodl as a youngster." It is a simple,
harmless preparation that removes the
eatarrhal mucus firom the intestinal
tr'act and allays the inflammation
wvhich causes bracticalW all stomach
liver andI intetutinal allinents, inelitd
ing appiendlicitis. One (lose will eqp-,
vince or money refunded. The 1)i-.
rons 'D'rug& Co. auyl Drui' t ve'
LAURLENS LODGE, FO. 260, A. F. M.
A specid I meeting of Lau
rens 'Lodge No. 260, A. F.
G .' will be hel+~'Thursday
evnigSiy 20. at 8:80
o'clock. TFhe41. M. degree
will be conferred,
By order of
D. M. ORW00D, W. M.
W. L. 'IRYLOR, Sec.
FIIIENDSIIP SCHOOL CLOSES.
Attractive Program Rendered at the
Closing of the School.
On the evening of May 24, at 9
o'clock, the pupils of Friendship school
gave a delightful program in the Hick
ory Tavern auditorium. The program
consisted of songs, playlets, dialogues
and tableaux. Each pupil carried out
his part well, with much credit to
themselves and their teacher as well.
The following progran was very suc
Welcome - -Miss Maggie Beeks
Song-"Ilail to Friendship School"
by the school.
Prayer - Rev. J. 'M. Dallas
Reading - - Virginia Elledge
Music - - - Alton Pitts
Reading - atlamic Sue Garrett
Pantom ime-"IIonic Sweet Ilome"
Four Golden Keys - By four Boys
Merry Little Snowilakes-4By primary
"What the Word 'Mother' Means"-By
M6ldaniel and Richard Pitts.
Arbor Day Exereises-By 1.1 childrel
"The Dying Soldier"-y Ruth 'Mc
Dialogue-"The Jiners"--ly Bernice
Coats and Carl 'Malone.
Song--"Coming Through the Rye"
13% Virginia McDaniel and Inez
fDialoguc-" Examination Day" - By
Dialogue-"Taking the Census"-Jes
sic Pitts and Clifton Pitts.
Pantomime-"Star Spangled Banner"
-Inez Culbertson, Virginia Mc
Daniel and 3Mamie Sue Garret.t.
Dialogue-"Sue's Beau to Dinner"
Bly six pupils.
Tableau-"Goddess of Liberty and
the Ringing of the Liberty Bells
by the Stars and Stripes."
"An Old Sweetheart of Mine"-By 'Miss
This marks the closing days of a
very successful term, considering the
influenza epidemie, and we feel that
there is a bright future for Friendship.
Summe14r 1ltiles Resumed.
The U. S. Railroad Administration
has announced that summer tourist
rates will he in effect this season to
polilar resorts. Tickets wvill be on
sale Aivy 15th to September 30th, with
lnal limit to return not later than Oe
toher :1st. Agents are now prepared
to quote rates and furnish other in
formation regarding trips.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect tho Heae
Icnt.se of its tonic mid Inxative effect. I.AXA.
TIVlE nROMO QUINiNIE is better Iint oniiniary
Quinine and does not cise itervousies nor
riigitt in hend. Retneinber he ttu ntamue aind
'ook for the signature of U. IV. GROVE. .0c
SCHOLAIlRSHIP AND ENTl.ANCE
'rihe exanmination fori the award of
vacant sc5(holarshtlits in. Winthrop
('ollege and for the admission of
now students will be held at the
County Cout't Hlouse ont Friday, July
-ith, at 9 a. im., and also on Saturday,
July 5th, at 9 a. mt., for those who wish
to make up by examinations additional
units requ ired for futll admission to
the Freshman Class of this institution.
Thte examination on Saturday, July
5ith, will be used only for making ad
mission units. The scholarships wuill
lbe award(ed upon the examination held
on Friday, Jtuly -itht. Applicants must
not be less thtan sixteen years of age.
When scholarshtips are vacant after
.July Ith, they wvill be awat'ded to those
making the highest average at this ex
ainat ion, prtovidedl they meet the con
ditIons governing the award. Appli
cants for scholarships should write
to Precsldent JTohnson for scholarship
exainiation blanks. These blanks,
propier'ly filled out by the applicant,
shotuld be filed wvit-h President .John
son by July 1st.
Scholarshtips are wotrth $100 and
free tuition. The next session will
open Septenmber 17, 19y9. For furt
thet' information and catalogue, ad
di'ess Pi'esidcnt D). B. Jlohnson, Rock
Hill, S. C.434
Notice of Sale of School Boitds.
The Board of Trustees of School
Disttrict Dials Number Three of Lau
r'ens County, the State of Sluth Care
lina, Nvili recehA *ids rt keoutpon
biondls of said school disttrict aggre
gatiing the sutm of TPwenty-Five Iiutn
dred Dollars, said bontds to be dated
Jlune 2, 1919, and to mature June 2,
1939 and to bear intet'est at the rate
of six iiei' centt. per annum, payable
semi-annually. No bid at less than
pat' wIll be considered. All bidders
are requit'ed to submit their bids in
wi'iting antd to have sanme sealed. .All
bids must be accompanied by casht or
certified chie('k payable to te order of
Bloar'd of 'rustees in the sum of One
Hutndr'ed Dollat's to guarantee coimpli
ance with thte bidi. Cash or chtecks dec
posited. by unsticcessfutl bidders wv j1
.be .roturried, 'Thdone sMositd byr the
successful bidder wuill be held and t~e
amtounts thereof retuir'hed to'Kltch suic
cessful bidder uipon, his' compliance
with the terms of his 'bid. The Trustees
reset've the right to reject any or all
bids. All bids chall be addressed to
the Board of Trustees of School Dis
trict Dials Number Three of Lauirens
Cotunty, the State of Sotith Car'olina.
care of Simpson, Cooper & IBabb. Lau
rena, S. C., and said bids will bo op
ened on Monday the 2nd day of June,
1919, at the htouir of ten o'clock in the
forenoon at the umfic of Sipsn
WE .HAVE JUST RECEIVED
A SOLID CAR-LOAD OF
LATEST FINISHES--NEW DESIGNS
These are the famous Simmons Steel Beds,
in both regular and three-piece beds
in white and -colors.
CALL AND SEE OUR DISPLAY
S. M. & E. IL Wilkes & Company
Cooper & Ilabh at Laurohs, S. C.
M. G. WAiLACE Chairman,
C. F. WIlSON, Clerk,
F. F. IEbLAMS,
Hoard of Trustees of School Dis
trict i)ials Number Three of ILaurens
2ounty, The State of South Carolina.
IS YOUR FARM FOR SALE I
If you have any land for sale, either
improved farms or unimproved acre
age, we may be able to find you a pur
chaser if you will list it with our
We are receiving a large number of
inquiries about farming opportunities
in this State and it is the purpose of
the C. &' W. C. Rilroad to prepare a
comprehensive list of lands for sale
located along its line, to be distribut
ed among prospective settlers, and all
persons having such property for sale
are urged to co-operate with the un
dersigned, in order that accurate and
reliable data may be placed in the
hands of prospective homeseekers
making inquiry about farming oppor
tunities in your community.
A blank form, will be mailed you, up
on application, asking for the specific
There is no charge for this service.
W. W. CROXTON,
Room 5, Terminal Station Bldg.,
37-tf Atlanta. Ga.
NOTICI'E OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Lanrens.
Whereas, petitions signed by a legal
number of the qualified electors and
free-holders residing in Ianford school
district No. 10, Laurens County, South
Carolina, asking for an olection upon
the question of voting an additional 4
mills tax upon the property in said
school district to be used for school
purposes, have been flIed with the
county board of education, an election
is hereby ordered upon said question,
said election to h) held on the 31st
(lay of May, 1919, at. Lanford School
House in said district, under the man
agement of the trustees of said school
Only such electors as return real
or personal property for taxation and
who exhibit their. tax receipts and reg
istration certifleates as required in the
general election shall be allowed to
Those favoring the 4 mills additional
tax shall vote a ballot containing the
I6N"Y-" w fittbin o'r"printeld the're
.o. 'Those against the 4'mJills addi
tional tax shall vote a -lhilot'conffiin
ing -the oword "NO" written or printed
thereon. Polls shall, open at the hour
of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and shall
remain open until the hour of 4 o'clock
in the afternoon when they shall be
closed, and the ballots counted.
The trustees shall report the result
of the election to the county auditor
and county superintendent of educa
tion within ten (lays thereafter.
JAMES II. SUIAIVAN,
43-3t By order of County Board.
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We show a great variety of splendid
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Fabrics of Nainsook, Soisette, Madras,
Mercerized Cotton, etc. White or in
colors. Roomy, knee length Drawers.
Two-piece or Union Suits. Don't pass
Athletic Underwear if you care for the
limit of Summer comfort! 'here's noth
ing like it.
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