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* 31.AI)1)EN NEWS. *
Madden, .June li.--Pr ing at pios
Pet Sunday aftei'oont as tisial by the
pastor, Rev. Williamus. A good congre
gation was eresent to hear him.
Misses .luanlita and K'Ahleenl .\artin
spent Friday w ith their Cousins. Mr.
Farmers are husy t 'iis mornling put -
Farmers are busy this mosning put
ting guano a rolind corn.
Mrs. Kate Hell, after spending two
weeks with heor motht'". M rs. May Mad
(en. returnetd to her home in Green
Uncle .olu Finlef still continues on
the sick list. le was missed from his
place inl chulrch o Silida% aft ernoon.
.". Cora .\addenl h'is retuirned froml
a visit to (harleston. Iler daughter.
Mrs. Fiturm1anii Calelttte. came hoie
with hier fo' a visit.
Miss Ze!Ie Crisp. of Molntville, has
been elected teacher of the primary
grtiades at a'so.p(c(t t':0ol. She is a
recenit rad:lteI of Winthbrop college.
She1( will e-ive a wtrrml welcomle in
h'ller. is some talk ( f mllakiti Pros
pet school a I Ihlc-te-1; hr schtool for
another ye and addin-a Nih and t1111
grades. We hope to "i. this su
tionl put 110 effect. Wiat this colnlty'
needs thol.h. and all '(111ntties for that
matter. is a nuty h: school for tie
rural school-z of, the county. Prospect
is the ceIter of this coltly and the
logical plac. No tour al school should
have to teach over tihe 7th grade. Af
ter that let the coiuty ihf school step
Miss .\Matie Sue Vifford finished
the lith grade at lauircns and is now
at home. She was t hi vledictorian of
Miss Mi.:i-l I lown is now at home
after g'adi'ing last Week fromt Win
throp. .\i; Myra W.of'ord. who will
be senior hlre next year, went from
Rock Hill 'o 1llute R idge where she
repiesents Winitrol1 at the Sti -
dents' Conference held there. From
Blue Ridge she goes to New York,
'where she will take a course In
dietetles at Teachers College this sum
Mr. and Mrs. Thad Moore and clil
dren slent Sunday wth Mr. and Mrs.
Master Ilroadus ["iln', of Mt. Pleas
ant, was file guest Sund'uy of Rotilwell
and Alva Finley.
Miss Kate Wofford is expected today
from Columbia to visit her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Wofford, before going
to take up her new owork in Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. Coggin-: were called to
iledville ThIorsday on account of the
death of his mother. Our sympathy to
them in their bereavement.
Nr. Itoy McMeekin. who is now with
Mir. .1. ). Culhertson. went to Wilming
fon, N. C., F"riday where he goes to at
tend the fineral of iis wife, who died
in February while M1r MeMeekin -was
In lFrance. 1-e has made many friends
dutring iis short stay with us and
whose sympathy lie ha" in this doubly
sad hour.. H!e will retrn Tuesday.
We are sorry to lhr"onlicle the fact
itt Mr. Mcintvre has been seriously
ill and has been advised to go to a
hospital. Mr. Melntiyre is another hig
hearied North Caroiinion, (hat recent
ly moved into our mils'. lie was mal
:1 his home with Mr. ('ogins and his
working1 'in alitier' were the admiration
(if nA :ll. We trust tid he will he re
storel to livtith anod cnI come back in
our midst ag-ain.
The youniz people of tilis nel ihhor
hood ato to give an Ice cream siupler
NMldden 'ridy nighif to which tlie
publi is co dially invited.
* MT. IWFTHiEli NEWlS. *
Mt. Bethel, June 9.-Mr. and Mrs.
S. C. Cook were the uguests of Mr. I.
E. Simpson and family Monday.
Nits. B. E. Crawford and children
were visiting relatives in Ware Shoals
Misess Agnes and Willie Mac Cook
spent tile week-end at. Ware Shoals
.with their uncle, iMr. D. Cook.
Miss Nell Stewart spent last iweek
Withl her cousin, Miss Janie Mae Davis,
of Mt. Olive section.
Misses Felicia -Stone and IlIa
Knight have retti-ned home from Lime
1' . 1. V. .Crawfolrd Was the SAunday
guest Of ..lr. I.-onard Abercrombie
Mr. and Mrs. Vate MeDonald spent
the night with .. and Mrs. B. E.
Crawford Tiursday iight1.
VtV. StrIklin filled his appointment
at Mt. lethel church Sunday.
Mi.ss Alacevy Davis was the week-end
guiest of .lMiss .1ilia Stewart.
Mrs. James Carlisle is visiting her
daugliter Mrs. Leila Smith, in Geor
Mr. iobert Stewart had the misfqr
tune of losing a fine horse Thursday
Misses Illiie and Nellie Redden
spent the day with .\lr. and Mrs. Wil
lIe Wood,i Friday.
R1ev. Strieklin, pastor of Mt. Bethel
church. dined with .\r. Napoleon Wood
Mr. and 1irs. lerbnrl Abercrombie
were the guests of Mr. .. A. Wood and
Miss Add' Simpson has returned
home from Due West, where she has
bveen attending colle te for the past
GREENW1OOD STORIE ('LE ARED
OF PROFITEERING ('lAlUGE
Collector o' Intermnl Revenue Says fin.
(idleit I Ilikinown to IIs Office.
(From Gieenwood Index-Journal.)
"For the past several days reports
have come to Greenwood of a report
that was going the rounds in adjoin
ing towns of what was alleged to
have been exposure of a Greenwood
clothing merchant by an oflefial of
the internal revenue department. In
brief the story was that a man went
into this Greenwood clothing store
and bought a suit of clothes for $60.00.
He then showed his badge, the lie
went, as an official of the government
and demanded the original invoice of
the clothing. This showed that the
clothes cost only $20.00. If thisi lie had
any basis there would have been fur
ther reports as to what next happen
0d to the merchant, but right there the
story ends. Sensible people know there
is nothing in it but reports continue
to come in that the lie is being heard
in all smaller towns around Green
wood and there is evidently an effort
being made to hurt the town's rapidly
growing business. iMvery merchant in
Greenwood is doing more business
than ever and this business is coming
from a larger and larger radius. It
is Inconceivable that such a .baso slan
der would be started in an effort to
hurt this growing trade bt there are
those who see Just such an effort in
In order to be able to deny it off
Cially, fomer Governor ileyaward, Col
lector of 'Internal Revenue, has writ
ten to find out if there was anything
whatever in the way of foundation for
such a report. As was known before
his reply came that there is nothing
whatever in the way of such an ex
.Ilerience of any of his men.
His letter followNs:
'Mr. H. L. \Vatson,
Care Index-Journal Company,
Greenwood, S. C.
Dear Mr. Watson:
! beg to acknowledge receilpt of
your letter ('f June 3rd in which you
state that a rumor i:s it circulation
in Greenwood thatt an official from
this office visited a certain Greenwood
cloIhing store and bought a suit of
clothes for the sum of $60.00. then
showing his credentials detaided the
original bill and found that the suit
had cost the merchant only $20.00. In
reply I beg to say that this office is
GOOD TO TH*E LA ST DROP
M 1XWEL L
..COTr FE E
ASK. YOU.R GROC ER .,
not charged' by the government with
an investigation of this nature and
that none of our field oflcers have the
authority to make such linquiries. If
the circumstances you mention occilr
red as the result of inuriui-es fronm an
oflicer connected with thk office, the
incident is unknown and If so done is
without the authority of the office.
With kindest regard.
Yours very truly,
1). C. ICYWAR), Collector.
NOTIICE ()F ELECTION.
State of South Carouliu,
County (if Laurens.
whereas, petitions signed by a legal
number of the qualified electors and
free-holders residing in .Sullivan
school district No. 2, Iaturens county,
South C arolina, asking for an election
upon the question of voting an addi
tilonal :1 mill tax upoln the property in
said school dist rict to be used for
school purposes, have bveen filed with
the county board of educat ion, an
Dr. Chas. A. Crom
- GRADUA TE ~-=
VETERINARY SURGEON & DENT
Service Day and Ngght?
Will Appreciate You ratronaj
Telephones: Residence 201; Offic
Office at Posey's Drug Store.
election Is hereby ordered Upon said
question, said election to be held oin
the 23rd day of June, 1919, at Mt
Blethel school house i said district,
uniider the management of the trustees
of said school district.
Only such electors as return real or
personal )roper'ty for taxation and
who exihit their tax recepts and reg
istrat ion certifleates as required In
the general election shall be allowed
Those favoring the 3 mill additioonalt
Stax shall vote a ballot containing the
'word "Yl 4 written or printed there
onl. Those aganiinst the 3 mill addition..
at tax sh, i vote a ballot containing the
word "N " written or printed thereon.
l'ohls s lil open it the hour of 8
o'clock i tljd forenoon and shall re
mahiiln (inil the hour of 4 o'clock
in the ,ernoon when they shall be
loseI nd the ballots countod.
'I'lTe trust es shall report the result
of th( election to the county aud itor
aind county superintendent of educa
ion wit h in ten days thereafter.
.IA.NII)S HI. SULLIVAN,
.1- 7-2t By order of County 'Board.
THE MILEAGE AND QUALITY
of your tire service will be far more
satisfactory if we do your tire repair
wok. You can get better service by
letting us vulcanize any old punctured
o torn parts. Then there'll be no
'blow-outs" or "flat tires". You'll
have whole tires instead of patched up
ones. and at little cost.
HAlNEY ELECTRIC CO.
Opposite Post Office.
Laurens. S. C.
.Yhave to The Most Desired of Fashion's Favorites for The Warm r
:h -Weather Season are all Here .d
Colored Voils, Dress Gingham
n 4and Voils in Gingham Plaids
Here you'll find refreshingly cheerful Patterns, Colors whose contrasting tones give the desired effect
of coolness, are but two of the distinguishing features of the many New Fabrics shown by this store for
Summer Dresses. The best of these new Summer Materials is their styles, quality and Low Prices
NEW PATTERNS NEW SILK STRIPED
IN PETTY VOILS VOILS IN CLEVER NEW STYLES
Here is an unusual, pleasing assort
ment of pretty patterns in Summer eSome in Plaids, ome in trpes,
Voils, selected particularly for their
suitability to stylish wear. Many and some in Figures. They are a
entirely new Patterns in this show- boon to the Woman who likes to
ing of all shades and colorings. make-up her own Summer wear.
Price the yard Pice the yard
50cts and 75cts 75 cets
Pretty New Gingham
For Ladies' House Dresses, and children's wear. American manufacturers have produced many new patterr
for this summer's wear of which we are now showing the most po ular in the new plaids and stripes. Ther rangham
desired shade of Renfrew's thirty-two inc Gingham. Priced at 35c. the yard.
Seft Finish, yard wide Striped Shirt Madras,
35c. the yard. Full yard wide
A35c. the yard.
A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE