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llE' ICI'-NT 310'NTVILIi BANK
Bright Future for Successful Institu
tion at 31oun hile. Oler Notes.
M.\oant ille, lay 2t;.-At a special
meeting of the stockholders of the
Bank of A.lounuville, held 'May 20th,
ir. J. .l. 84imn1oions was elected Presi
dent; W. .1. Cick, and J. C. Nelson,
Vice Presidents; and C. .l. Fauller,
'Cashier. The commIunity feels that
this instiUition will grow steadily as
In the past for Mr. Simllniols has sne
cessfully operated merchandising for
the past twenty years and the stock
holder's naturally feel with his bilsi
ness ahility that they have elected the
proper mani for this posit ion. The
balk has a capital of $20.000 andl undi
vided protits and surplus of $7.000 and
has beei paying an annual dividend
of ti per cent since the second year of
its organization. ir. C. M. liller has
been cashiler since its beginning. and
still serves In this capacity and is liked
by the entire community.
The mumps is vely prevalent here
and new eases are developing every
day. Mrs. c. M. Fuller has been quite
sick with it. ir. J. -M. Simmons. Mrs.
Matide lityson and several clildren
are conlIined oil account of it.
ittle Julia Willebreller is quito ill
Wit ir)ollical Pieunionia, and her par
eis1 are quite disturbed Over her con
Miss Lou ise Richardson has retiuin
ed from1 her schoo: work in Dillon, S.
C. Miss Lou iso has been ieaching sle
oessfully for tle past four years, and
her work has beei very satisfactory,
an( we are aliways glad to see her at
Miss .layne 1oyd it Iidgens has tinl
ished her first work as taclier at
Mount l'basant, witl Miss lary lill,
of Cro.s lill.
mirs. .\ . Wood ret unetd today at
Ier an extended visit to relat ives5 ill
.\u lu *a. (;a. and ' t.ol poin1's.
M r. Woodwort h. on of I I, ro f )1( -
or at1 th I l resbyteria n C oll e att
VIC l i l. fil led 'M r. I tat ch ford. ('u. 1e1a r
appoitinent at thu Presbyterian
church Sunday norning.
The closing exercises of the High
School here will be held Thursday
night and the entire community is in
vited and people inl other towns are
cordial ly wel~lcme.
Thie farmers around mo'intvilie are
watching the cotton iarket with much
iiterest at present, and they are puz
zled to know Just (when to let go of
the staple, but In our judgement cot
toil lias about reached its turning
point, as it is iiot expected to advance
to an inl reasona ble price as some peo
ple miay t hink. So if you want to take
advaitage of :31 eieits per pound, sell.
.\Mr. A'. 0. Biodel, Universalist pas
tor, has aceepted a call from this
church and others at Newberry and
Saluda, and he with his family have
moved to the parsonage here, and the
commilty wvelcomes them in our
midst, as lie appears to be a man that
'would enjoy taking an interest in the
public, and this place has suffered for
just such a man.
('CROSS ilLii S('HOOL
('LOSES 191-19 ISESSION
Interesting ('lass 'Exercises 1eid
u'lesdaiy E'venng. lev. lilehard
('arroll Speanks to Whites aid Ne
('ross 11111, \lay 26.-The work of
the '('ross 11111 school closed last Fri
day. 23rd inst., ;but the class exercis
es will be held tomorrow (Tuesday)
evening at 9 o'cock. 'he following
are the graduates and the program of
exercises for the evening:
Ernest Roy Aistin. class history;
mmie Eola Workmian, readi "g.The
i ,eper": Lew'is .1. Turnmer', declanma
ion, "'1Youg .\li's Temperance";
Grace Isabel 1Hitt. valediclory. The
commnencemeit address will be deliv
Ired b ('apt. .ohn .1. .\e ~wain. of
(ree ni)vie. l Music will be fumnished
by Ali'ss Mary liill anid others. Di
pilomauiis w ill bie d i'i 'riedl by the prin -
.\ir. Thuo.. .\. Itatiton and family of
Renno, whose home was recently de
stroyed by fire, moved to Cross 11111
last week and are occupying one of
the W. T. \iadd"i dwellings on Main
street. We )do rot know -Mr. Hatton's
plans nor the 'onation he will follow
here. lie iwas I-,.enage( in farming at
Renno. and is nlow working at the
Richard Carroll, of Columbia, spoke
to a large audience Sunday afternoon
at St. Johns colored church near Cross
lll. His audlience 'was composed of
both white and coloded. all the white
people having heen invited. We un
derstand that the subject of his lec
ture was "Luck and How to Get It".
Though his voice and vision appear!
to be giving 'way sollewhat, everyone
enjoyed the address which was replete
with experimental thought and whole
some advice, especially to his own
race. How to live and treat other
people and duty to lower animals. etc.
were some of the good things of the
address. The speaker 'predicts that his
life is nearing the close and he wants
it to end without regrets. fin an in
terview with your correspondent Sat
trday lie spoke of a number of things
and expressed a kindly feeling ror
several of our statesinen and political
leaders. Ie emphasizes correct re
ligious living and moral and Chris
tian training in our schools.
1lig ling f Old Ilickory Porch Furni
ture to art ye this week. Come in and
S. 'M. & F. I. VILKrMS & CO.
A public meeting of those citizens
who return real or personal property
in the school district of the town of
ILautrens, will he held in the Court
louse. Friday, May 30th, at 10 o'clock
a. m., for the purpose of electing trus
tees for said school district and also
for the purpose of 1-yin, -i tax for
maintaining the public schools in the
town of L1auii rens for the sciholastic
BY Order or lloard of Truistes.
0. It. SI.\MONS,
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The quarterly meeting of the 1st
Division of W. M. U. will meet at
Friendship Baptist church, June 7 and
8, 1919. .We urge that as many of
.1e women of the division come as can
see to it that your society Is repre
Saturday, 10:30 A. :M.-Devotional
Mrs. \V. F. Grumbles.
Greetings-~Mrs. Frank Bobo.
llesponse- Mrs. J. B. Cook.
Roll Call-Answer with a sentence
prayer for our work among our
"Me.ns and 'Methods"-MNrs. Toy
"Song Message"-,Mrs. Ralph Bobo.
"Has Prayer the Dominant Place In
our W. M. U.?"--rs. Lola Cox,
Mrs. Z. 11. Traynham, Mrs. W. M.
Appointment of Committees.
Report from Convention.
Quiet Hour-Mrs. 1C. W. Hood.
1::0 P. M.--4evotional--Mrs. John
I low Shall We Arouse the W. M. U. to
a Greater !Realization of Their
'Privilege and Responsibilities in
the R. A. Work ?"-Mrs. Arthur
11oberts, Mrs. Ross Power.
Song--"Count Your Blessings."
"Stewardship of lilfe"-\lrs. S. M.
Benjamin, Mrs. Snyder.
Fon:. -"Must I Go Empty Handed?"
Report of Committees.
"Closing Message from the Word"
M rs. J. 1. 'Cook.
Sau rday Night, 9 o'clockthe Y. W. A's
will give V. W. A. Ideals in tableax
Siuday morning, Ill o'cloci--Smnday
.tiehlool. I.,xeri'vses by Sun ibeamHs.
Mrs. W. W. Yearghn, Pres.
Fisk Tires Going Onto More
4 Cars Every Day
CONDITIONS these days-the larger demands
on everybody's purse-are leading motorists
everywhere to look ngore closely into the actual!
value of automobile tires.
We see it every da . See it in the steadily in-.,
creasing demand for F sk Tires.
Fisk Tires give cer'tain very definite features
that more and more motorists have come to look for
-greater uninterrupted tire mileage, longer life,
greater safety under all driving conditions.
As an enlightened motorist you want
your tire expense out down to where
at really belongs. Next time-Buy Fis.
WALDROP'S GARAGE1 Laure rs, S. C.
L. B. FRIDAY & CO, Gray (it, S. C.
AN EXCEPTIONAL PURCSE
THREE HUNDRED SUMMER SUITS
Our buyer has just returned from the Northern Markets where he was
extremely fortunate in buying a big assortment of Men's and Young
Men's Summer Suits.
By buying for two stores we were able to clean up a number of entire
lots at very attractive prices and are offering our customers the advan
tage of this unusual purchase at a time when desirable Clothing can
hardly be had at any price, owing to the scarcity of goods and the con
stant advance in prices.
A big portion of these Suits have already been received and the balance
will be delivered to us this week.
Young Men's Stylish Waist-Seam Suits in Blue Flannel and Worsted
$25.00 to $35.00
T New designs and colors in Palm Beach Suits with Waist-Seam and
Patch Pocket models for Young Men. Conservative styles for the
Older Ones at
$15.00 to $18.00
Big Shipment of Straw and Panama Hats just arrived. Make your
Copyright 1919 Hart Sehaner & Marx selections while the assortment is best.
arton lothing ompany
CASH CLOTHIERS "SUITS ME"