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AGAIN BEING SHOWN
Tfirt ilunidred Anerleant Buyers At
tend First Style Show Since War He.
Part,;. Atu.. f.Paris iirst real dis
play Of ."tyits sinen( the w-ar begani is
being attended by about 300 American
buyers who, however, are showing
themselves io be more independent of
the dictates of French dressmakers
than ever before.
'i3rown, according to the new mod
els, is a 1:1i ni marked favor. Soft
materials are used generally and
floulie(s. panin1iers and tIe design of
the niew liodels Iend Ioward the
strictly feniine appearanee. 'ilTere
is not t li test suggestion of tile
masciiii'. :aior-nade effects Of the
Paris is clinging to skirts hanging
.evevn if) ':it iniches froml thle grounid.
Anericani buyers, the dress makers
say, are ritiieiling the lort ness of
the gown althuouagl frankly admitting
Ateria- shirts iave been too long.
It is S:d :o ho liiely A mericani womien
v.-ill b1. mo'red a1 comlproise~i inl
0m1h1.On of the promninenlt .\meri
i:an buy .s -aid loday that1 "n1o well
formted woman looks well inl a1 really
long skir! amil it ticannot he gracifiil,"
it he Ia :hcd at a dressitaker's sug
gslionl that Aiericanis walt long
skirts b.:mse Americain woien do
]ot ha'. 1 Ily anides.
Amurt:k at Womiten alve the pret
liest ankal and feet in the world,
the buyc" re'plicd, "and they also are
the10 bst sliod. but they realize that
tht extrily shai'rt skirts are rii
Cilied and they believe il nmodera
Althomzi tle .\mericans designeid
their own styles to a great extent
during the war, they appa rently are
dludilig mich that is worth while in
the Paris display roollis, although
.viewing things from a newly inde
pendent point of view.
Passpor dilliculties, it was said,
kept the nunber of American huyers
from being iuch larger.
The buayers have been busy all this
.week viewing the new models and
they will continue to attend displays
next wek when soni of the most im
portant lfirlls will show their winter
Brown s eems to be the prevailing
color, the ph)iyers say, and is shown
In scores of various shades-brick,
terra cotta and burnt biscuit. There
'are also 'Ihown soft shades of gray,
raven t blue, tete-de-nere and moles.
Scores ot'the beautiful models who
lare displaying gowns in tlbe drawing
rooms of the celebrated dressmakers
do not wear corsets and make every
effort to preserve the soft contour of
The styles generally show a slight
fullness on the hips in ..the form of
soft -panniers with pleats and ac
cordion pleats. Flounces are applied
in such a way as to preserve the
outline of the figures and the straight
hnm of the skirt.
'Collars are high in many cases and
if cut openi are adjusted so they may
be buttoned close to the throat.
Wool embroideries, flat paillettes
and ribbons of a leather-like texture
form the trimmings for afternoon
frocks, the majority of which M!
muade with coats to mtatelh. These
coats are trimtied vith such furs as
illoulton, mole. m11onlkey, kolinjsky,
muskrat and skunk.
All Itlaterial are soft and where
tlounces are introduced they are set
on Iillings of chiiffoll to intsure Supply
liines. Velveteen, soft serge, veloir
de laine, chiffon and plush are used
vilh great efectiveness 11 inl gowns and
, II 1li(s.
Coats with afternoon costuilles come
.iust be(low the hlips and f'ollow Dick
Tu1rpin liles. by melvans5 of a girdle or
gua~in7. irts a' narurower at the
It'et. giving a peg-1op suggestion. Pu r
(collars reach to th1,( eYes.
.\merical IblutyerIs s:ay they are hav
ing almost a battle with the Parisian
dressmak1e's over the backless evenl
i:ng ,owns offored, whichi the Ameri
cans are ins o havinlg filled in
wih lace, to the amlazementll of the
Frenich deigiswo inotest that
womlell hollit hw allowed to display
theuir we-ll formen.d ba.ck.
Soft net, ttlile and lace are u1sed ex
tlsively over chtarmeuse an1d hiltIfonl
for even ing gowns and trinnnillngs of
gold tllread4, paillettes, jet silver tis
sue,0 e11henille amd plushi arel muchl
tsed . .
Th'le vilush inl these trimilltnng is
worked up to rep-reselt soft. fullr.
Mlack ald gold, raven uli, llole and
Cinnamtlloll 'are thte llrevailing toles for
eveling gownus, but delicale polllpa
d1oi1r1 bilues and pinks, with silk panl
tiers, are shown oftell for young girls.
Many gowns of gold tissue ar dis
filats for fall and wiltei are both
large and small, but in all cases will
frame tle face. Velvet is the Ilost
popular fabric for hats, and trinmnings
will I) of ostrich featherS, osIr eys
and imionkey fur,
E.ARLY DAYS IN l'TAII.
"RIders of the Pnrple Nage" Attrac
tion. I .
Ieaders of Zane Grey's novels will
be interested in the anlollncellient
that his most famous book. "Rtiders of
I'le Pr1111ple Sage", has been plicturiz
ed for the films 1and will be shown in
vlaphi form Friday. August 22 at the
Opera louse with William Farnum,
'hte dy13namic star, playing the part of
The story has to deal with several
startling incidents that occurred in
'tali, inl the early days of the Mor
mon pettlement. lleginning with the
abduction of a girl by one of the
powerful dignitaries of the ~Mormon
Church, the picture reveals the hunt
of the girl's brother through the years
for the man whlto wronged her, the
tremendous power of the elders of the
cult over their followers, and the final
neonnnting at the hands of nassiter.
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* HARMONY NEWS. *
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liarmony, Aug. i.--The people of
this section are very busy pulling fod
There will be a Sunday school pic
iic at Ilarmony church Friday after.
noon. E'verybory Is cordially invited
to conie and bring a well-fIlled basket.
-r. .im Aledlock and son, Janes,
spent a few days with his mother, Nirs.
M. J. Medlock, lat week.
liss Rosa Lee Davis is visiting Mlss
.ary Campbell near ( reen wood.
Misses hIessie and Alamile lleeves
and Kate Stone, spent a weekl with
t he ir Sist er. Mr s. La. C. D)avid, of .D ray.
Ms. 1t. 1). Carlisle and children, of
Spartanburg, were the guests of her
parents last week.
.\Miss Correall Siele t, of (:reenwood,
is visitIng her cousin. '.\liss liucy
t heir sister. AIi rs. I,. C. )aniel, of Dray
day with her relatives in the Mt. Olive
see en l'riday.
Mlr. 9.nd Tis. '. T ighes were the
.i;tess of Mlr. A. K. liihes Stinday.
Mr. an'1 .lrs. tA thir Itll and chl
dreni ale vis;it in their relat ives in this
.\Ir. and Mrs. L,. C. Daniel. of.Dray
;ton. attended the funeral of their tin
el'. .\ir-. \\'sley I)laniel, wlo dhd Sal
urday tinornin gat I; o'clock.
Work While at Work.
It's a good thing not to take your
hobbles to the .Illee. It's also I good
thinig to dispense wIith easy chlirs nnd
ot1her luxuries In your pite or hi.
ness. Take tile rest cure at home. The
ollice is a pilace of toil. It should hie
comfortable, but its appotintimients
should be suggestive of work an1d efl
ciency rather than leisuie. Instemli
of mnaking a m1an feel like taking a
nap the o0lle(' e'nviiroim1eit should be
an urge to his best efforts.
Letter- From 114. Illeks.
Jaekson, Tenn.. Aug. 18, 1919.
.I arrived here this morning. fonnd
Mr. Craig as jolly as ever. fle is a
little 'ressed just now for ca's and I
fild it more dillicult to get* what I
want, but be has promised to fill my
order within a few days. I think by
tI'hu rsday I will get some eight or ten
's bu.Mt it is hard to get one with a
self-starter. for .11 out. here have good
I muscles and love to crank.
Tell .ohn I would he glad if lie and
Simis would come over and help me
drive through. Daddy, you never- saw
corn dry li 1ke it is doing here in
Tennessee. but they have plenty of
watermelons and good yellow-legged
Tell the boys who want Fords to
meet mc next Saturday at the sfable
and we will have a regular jubilee.
I thinc 11111 Hicks, Sam Cox and Mank
will come with me again.
-ad v. Ed.
State of South Carolina,
'County of Laurens.
IN COURT 0 COeSON PLEAS.
Mrs. DAISY M.1 B VlDLjTL, Plaintiff,
J1"ItRRY J-1I0H4.5 E [Rit, Defendant.
To tie efendaint above named:
Yout are hereby summoned and re
(luired to answer the complaint In
this action of which a copy Is herewith
served on yolt and to servo a copy of
your answer to said compla'nt on the
subscribers at their offce in the gilm
mons Building At .Lau'ens, South
Carolina, within tienty (20) days af
ter the service hereof exclusive of the
day of such service. If you fall to
answcr said Complaint within the
time aforesaid the Plalutiff of this ac
tion will apiply to the 'Court for the
rollef demanided in Complaint.
)ated August 19, 1919.
BLACKWElA, & -SITUIAVAN,
To the Defendant, Jerry Echelborger,
whose blace of residence and ad
dress Is unknown:
You will 'please take notice th t the
Comjlaint hi this action, togethe with
the sumimoins of which the abovb is a
copy, was filed in the office of the
Clork of :(ourt of Common Pleas 'for.
Lautren sCounty. State of Souti Caro
.ia, on the 19th day of August, 1910.
.lLACKWIDILL, .& SULLIVAN,
5-3t-A Plaintiff's Attorneys.
I now have some of the best farms listed* for sale
I have had in the past ten years. Such farms as the
S. J. Davis farm of 116 acres; the G. A. Fuller farm
of 174 acres; the Dr. Ball honie place of 135 acres;
the P. 0. Smith farm of 88 acres. Mrs. Sallie Wil
liams farm of 76 acres. Also some of the Col. Simp
son farm just out f tow hat has just been sold. All
of these farm th' six miles of Laurens and well
improved. Mos them are on Top Soil Road. I
have other farms I shall be glad to show you. Also
some nice City Property for *sale worth the money.
Buy now before it goes higher as it is sure to do.
See me before. you buy and get advantage of my
10 years experience in land values.
I 'also sell Life and Fire Insurance. Buy and sell
all kinds of stocks.
B. M. Wolff
THE REAL ESTATE MAN
Laurens, S. C.
LAURENS OPERA HOUSE
Friday, August 22nd.
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ZANE GREY STORY
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