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Lanford, June 9.-The many friendf
and relatives of Mr. Boyd DoShield
)will be pleased to learn that he baf
returned from overseas and gladly
welcome him home. It will not bc
long until all our boys have returned
home and there will be many joyoui
Messrs Yates and Charles Waldreil
are at home from Wofford.
Mr. Fred Cox came home from Fur
man University Sinday,. but returned
Monday morning on a business trip to
Greenville and will be there part of
the summer vacation.
Mr. Leon Patterson graduated with
honors this time at Wofford, and is at
home to spend his vacation.
The first division of the V. M. U.
met with Friendship Baptist church
Saturday and Sunday. Great Interest
in the work was manifested at every
exercise to the last. The Y. W. A. and
Sunbeams reflect much credit upon
themselves and their leaders, Miss
Sara Lou Bobo and Miss Emma Hen
derson. The woman's work was en
couraging and important toi)ics freely
discussed, giving encouragement and
stimulus to the varioui churches rep
resented. Mrs. T. A. Drummond, Mrs.
C. ). Cox, irs. Holmes and Miss Carry
Lou fHiggins represented our society
and enjoyed the unbounded hospitality
of the Friendshi) ladies and having
the pleasure of visiting in the good
homes of Messrs. 0. F. Cox. W. M. Lo
mas, J. A. Martin and W. E. hobo.
Friendship Is In a prosperous and
thriving section of the county and ev
erbody seemed so hapiD.y and content
ed. These conditions prevail 'partly
from the fact that their church and
.the Kingdom's business comes first
in their lives. If some of their mem
bers twho have gone to their rewarg
-could see the splendid work they are
doing, it iwould rejoice their hearts.
We could not help hu'. think of two,
whom all have felt their influence, that
of Dr. M. C. Cox and that of Mr. Foun
tain Martin. The dead yet speaketh
in the lives of their children and oth
Miss Carrye Lou Higgins and Miss
Carrie Fowler were the guests of Miss
Pearl Martin this week-end.
Mrs. C. L. Waldrep and Miss Eula
'Osborn are at Winthrop College this
week, attending a short course of
-Mrs. J. B. Williams s hi Greenville
hospital for slight operation on her
Mrs. J. T., Bobo Is at Steedly's hos
pital In Spartanburg undergoing treat
Mrs. Toy Crow went to Greenville
Saturday to have Dr. Carpenter to
treat her eye, which Is much improved.
Some hope of the recovery of Mrs.
Massey, who was hurt in an autoio
bile accident. is entertined by her at
tending 'physician in Rock Hill. Little
John Cannon is reported as Improving
M.i. W. D. Patterson and family and
'Mr. and Airs 0. C. Cox were guests at
the home of Mr. J. M. DeShields.
*Air. and Mrs. Walter O'dell and little
dlaughter have returned to their home
in Atlanta after a pleasant visit to
Mrs. Ethel Lanford.
-Misses &.lary Higgins, Grace Dc
Shields, Nannie Lanford and Audry
Franks have returned home from their
schools to splend vacation With their
Mrs. M. W. Fowler is Contemplating
an extended visit to her mnother, Mrs.
Watson in Troy, this week.
'Mi. and Alms. Hall and Mr. and Mrs.
Owings, of Greenwood, s)ent Saturday
and Sunday with Mr. W. A. Thomas.
TERMS OF TREATY
Amerienn lelegation Will Keep Forth.
In SPile of Semnte. Remers of 5is.
son Says That AlIes and Associat
ed Nations are Pledged.
L'aris, June 7.--The American dole
gation to the Peace conference appar
entiy is firm In its decision not to au
thorize the publication of the German
peace treaty until it is signed and
not even to commiunieate the official
text in Its present form to the United
A member of the American delega
tion, in discussing the complaint made
in the senate concerning publication
of the treaty in Germany and charges
that copies were in the iands of New
York bankers, said the delegation had
not violated the pledge made to other
powers not to give out the treaty until
it is completed and will not do so. i1e
added that ro far as he knew Germany
had not been reqitested to keel) the
traty secret as such a request to an
opponent Would not be in conformity
Witih accepted (iploialic practtces.
The delegate, in reply to an iquiry
why the covenat i of the Ievague of na
tions- ha-l bee:a p'ulli:-iel, said that
while the covenant was part of the
t realy it does not actually deal with
the ternis of peace and consequently
is (ssentiallv of a different character.
On Sa tu rday morning, June 7th
ci cle a numbeir of Invited friends,
iPighborg and kiispeople gathered at
Ilie lcie of Mir. and A1rs. Wash Ow
ens to celebrate the home-coming of
Iheir sol, Charlie. Two of their neigh
bor boys, Charlie Powers and Dock
Stimoerel, who have also recently re
turned from overseas. were also, pres
It imakes omr hearts lad to have our
noble boys I'ack with us again and to
se(. tle dear good m ndoths' and fatiers'
faces so 1illed withI Joy over the hay )1)
tIhought of their dear boys being at
A hountifi picnic dinner was spread
tinder th huade. After a few hours
pleasantly spent toget her, the men
wen t. for a pleasure ride, while Ilie la
divcs spent the afternoon in a social
This is.Ihe second home-comning cel
cbrat ion tle writer lias had Ihe pieas
iel' of altending. ('.od bless I iltim all
anl hasten the day w te all nn lhe
restoied to their homeA.
"J. A. M."
An Eight Ye
Mastic Paint Won Out
li brder to determine which paint
would stand best the test of time, the
Pacolet Mfg. Co., of Spart nburg, S.
C., painted some sixty ho les for an
eight-yeas endurance tea using the
HerM iS their opinto of Mastic
"After eight years-w ' find that Ahw
ten cottages covered % th WATIC
PAINT' are In better tion and
stood the test better th any of the
other paints we used. 'Wil say further
that the houses were all of the same
architeeture, weather-hoarded with
long yellow leaf pino Of tho same grade,
lI.|URNNS I iAlD\\AItE ('), l2arens
ir Paint Test
Over All Other Paint 'n
having same exposure tolthe sun:' thal
is, none of them were partially protect.
ed by shado trees, but fully exposed."
"We are well pleased with the re
sults of tho 'MASTIC PAINT' and
can heartily recommend same to any
one who is a buyer."
MASTIC PAINT contai.s highesl
,percentage of zinc. It is the unadul
terated combination of the finest Pure
White Lead, ZINC-OXIDID and gonuinc
MASTIC PAINT presents a uniform,
beautiful, enamel-like finish, that will
resist the weather conditions in any
climate. For color cards, estimated
and practical advice call oi
REFUGEES' HOT WATER LINE IN SIBERIA
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esen New$=pe Un- ------------
y s'rR~ -Slbe'luni imoad has eei crrying refugees fro mn the bo ihev4~i for the latit few inontlmq. Seenes i~
this are coamnon all alonlg the line. The Uussian people are large tea duinkers, and at the depots they got off wiherever
possible to get hot water 'for their tea.
*BUY FOR LESS * J. C. 1URNS& CO. *
* AND SELL FOR LESS. * Two Stores it Lauirens.
Red Iron Racket's
SPECA JUNE SALE
487 Palm Beach Suits, for Men, worth $12.00 to $16.00, June Sale
at $8.39, $9.90 and $12.00
2,900 pairs Men's, Women's and Children's White and Palm Beach
Oxfords, all going in June Sale at money-saving prices.
All Straw and Panama Hats going at "Red Hot" June Sale Prices.
1,000 yards Sea Island, worth 15cts per yard 1,500 yards Bleached Muslin, 36-inches wide,
June Sale 10cts worth 25cts per yard
2,000 yards 36-inch Percale worth 25cts per yard
JnSae1csMen's Straw Hato- Guaranteed Quality, FtadWrmnhp
JuneJune Sale 79cts 98cts up to $2.39 Special
900 yards Fancy Lawns worth up to 25cts a yard Mohair and Imprte $re
June Sale 12 1.2cts June Sale $1.98 up to $4.39
Dress Skirts, June Sale Prices MILLINERY Men
98cts, $1.48 up to $7.39 Special
Silk Dress Skirts, June Sale Prices $7.9
aPrices $1.89 up to $3.99 These are Special valu
Price $4.98 Worth Double get you
Come to this June Sale. Goods are going fast at our lower prices. Now is your time.
Bottom Prices. Don't miss these wonderful values. Come this week.
M ORE GOODS U J@C UNS &COMPAN'
TWO BIG DEPARTMENT STORES
SAME MONEY No. I Store 2 10 West Laurens Street; No. 2 Store Northaide of Square in Burns Block., ES OE
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA