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* Local and Personal Mention. *
H1. ii. !NePse, 1st0., of New berry, was
a vXiior in the city yesterday.
ir0. . C(ox and son, Capt. Eugene
Con, wele visitors in the city yester
MIs- J. t'. Smith and "Mrs. J. C.
-il ith, .r., dt \Yaterloo, were shopping
In the city Mlday.
,Ilr. Paul Iiembree and Misses Iles
ter and Thelma Hembree, of IEnoree,
were shopping in the city Friday.
lr. C. I. Mosoley, who is making
his home in Spartanburg, has been
spending a fIw days in the city.
Miss Marion McFadden returned to
her home in Kingstree Friday after a
pleasant visit to' Misses Lucy Vance
and Claudia Darlington.
.lMis Annie Glikerson, who under
went a s;eond operation at the .lilla
Irby sanitarium several weeks ago, is
gradually recovering and may be able
to return h1omie at. an early (late.
Miss. Sue Dean, for a number of
years local agent of the Western Uln
ion T'tegraph Comn pany, spelit the
week-end in the city with frien(lds.
While here she informed them that
she had ac- !,tedi a place in a hank in
(;Gr(eeIv-ille and would remain in
Greenville with her mother instead of
retuingIII ll to Laurens.
Mr. Iliugh 5*. Wallace, of the Shiloh
enouimunity, was in the city la;. week
limping on one leg and a bandage
around h;, )and. 'ite injury !o his
leg was c14e painfilt and w. dlue ta
the sudden 1ebound of a double-lre
when trac chiins were releAsed from
on. did' of a t wo-horse teamin. The
In iw ' as% hurt by heing cauglt inl
the gears of some kind of fartm ma
Girs. .1. Q. Alahaffey and 'Mrs. Nittie
Mahaffey 15awretev, of Texarkana,
Texas, arrived in the City a few days
ago to visit .\r. and Ars. It I). Ma
haffeY anld other relatives. Thllis is
Mrs. Lawrence's first visit here since
she was just a girl and she is taking
special delight in renewing old ac
nuaintances and friendships. M rs.
Mahaffey has visited Laurens on sev
eral occasions within the past few
Show Window roo Large.
'I'te large plate glass window oi
the east side, of the door of Minter
.-Company's main store proved the
principal sufferer when John Fields
and Fields Hunter, two negro youths,
engaged in a pitched )attle of words
and bricks in that vicinity Thursday
night. One brick-hat from the hands
of one of the belligerents lilt the win
dow a .iroadside blow, went through
and eracked the glass on the other
(window. doing considerable damage
to 'hoth. Deputy Sheriff Hicks Owings
and Rural Policeman T. 1). Abrams,
who hapemied to 'he in the office
when the solitude of the evening was
so rudely ditsurbed, got upon the
scene immediately and in a fewi mo
ments bo0th of the youngsters were in
the clutches of the lawv. Appearing
-before the Mayor Friday at high noon.
each culprit was in turn given a tine
of $10 or a sentence of thirty (lays upi
on the city streets. The alternative
of the fine wvas accepted.
HOW TO S&
Tires Have Neith<
Help your tires"
save good tire money.
If tires could thi
would pick their wa:
footed boys. But as tl
go where you drive th
If you do this t
giving extra good s rvi
suggestions on pre
We sell the famot
cord and fabric tires.
Our prices are
The following account of the mar
riage of Miss Mattie Brock and Nir. F.
Gentry -Ilarris, which appeared In The
Spartanburg Journal several days ago,
will be read with Interest here and
in Clinton where the bride has many
A wedding of much interest through
out the city is that of Miss Mattie
13r9ek. of Laurens, to F. Gentry HIar
ris, ot this city, which took lace Yes
terday afternoon at the 3aptist PAr j
sonage, 'Rev. W. L. Ball, officiating.
The marriage was twitnessed by only
a few friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harris
leaving at once for Gaffney by auto
mobile, where they took the train for
a northern trip. The bride wore a
stunning suit of brown cloth with ac
cesorlds to match. Those present
at the ceremony were: 'Mrs. It. 13.
Bailey, Misses Mattie Ban Browning,
of Clinton; Dessie Hunter, Mary Gen
try, Ruth Brown, Messrs. W. S. Wingo
and C. Y. Brown.
,Mrs. Harris, though from Laurens
county, has for some time past made
her home in this city 'where she has
uindeared herself to a number of
Mr. Harris is a well known young
lawyer and has a host of friends here
%who are Intervested to lear1n of his
On tihe ir return from their wedd in z
trip M.\l. and Mirs. iHarris will occupy
a rcelitly compled bngalow on
Rol lera1 liit In.
.\liss; Idnat F01lrence Htollerauh
ter of ir. and Mlrs. Fred Rotller o,
1; Mahilattan Avenue and Mr. W llim
111. M il am of Laurtens, South Cavolina.
were married Saturday even in at
:0 o'clock in the parsonap of the
iSecond Reformed ('hur1h- by Rev. A't
gust F. Bender.
'The bride rwore a d(ress of black
satin frimmed with blue, a large lie
ture hat to match and carried a boul
(tuet of 'bridal roses. The brides
maid, 'Miss Helen Wendell, wore a
frock of blue satin, a hat to match
a-n( carried pink roses. Ar. William
lIIcky was best man.
Following the ceremony a dinner
and theatre party in New York was
enjoyed by the bridal party.
After a wedding trip through the
South, 'Mr. and Mirs. Milam will make
their future home at -16 Manhattan
Avenue.-New York Tines.
Value Enhanced by Time.
"Paradise Lost" netted John Milton
$25. The other day nt Southby's fa
ious auction roomsi ii London, a first
ditionl of the' immortal poeiml, 1607,
sot for $1,250.
Better Than Riches.
A man who gives his ('children habits
of industry provides for thetn better
thain by giving themn a fortune.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS.
Laurens Lodge No.
43will flneet next Mon
Sday ght at 8 o'clock.
n Me bers are urged to
end. Visiting K~nights
Work in second desgree.
R. W. B'RIGGS, C. C
J. F. TOI1BERT, K of RI. S.
ar Eyes NorBrains
watch their step? and
nk for themselves they
~as carefully~ as bare
Sey cannot tNirk but
em, think for them.
hey will repay you by
ce. Let us give you
ing your tires.
is Goodrich Silvertown
W. C. EICHELRERGER
AWARDED GOLD MEDAL
Former Laturens Citizen H1onorel by
Florence Citizens for Activity
Agalist Law Violators.
W. C. Eichelberger, former resident
of this city and at one time a member
of the local police force lwhere he
made an Pnvinble record as a peace
officer, was awarded a gold medal at'
P "0Ood C10,en3" meeting in Floronce
ieveral weeks ago oui 60 ilppreciation
for his services in stamping out blind
tigers in that and other communities.
The presentation speech was made by
the mayor of the city and Mr. Elchel
berger, who has a happp faculty of
speech, responded in his usual vein.
An account of the meeting when the
medal was presented, appearied in tie
Floience Daily Times and will be read
with interest by his many friends
here. It was as folloiws:
'The "Good Citizens" meeting held
at the Cential- Methodist chu rch
I ursday night, inder the auspices
of the W. C. 1. 1., was the otone
of a meeting held at the 1h1ti1herani
chuich ast h'luh1 rsday.
At that meeting, it was unanimiou
ly voted to presen t to letcct ive
i'li clb-rg'r, a goli medal from tle
looal W. C. T. I'. in recognitiionl of hii'
vlilale services in lwl;ping to des
frov the "blind tigers", in this aid
0101, c om(011111 unit ies. -iis. .J. 1'. 1ar
duneri' and Mrs. Ii. .. Ilhal y were ap
.i a a com mit: l w to iprovidhe lie
i and infoirm Mr. eicleg or
'* 1a's 7am ni rrf!le: hi,: prsene.
TNpeident. ir.W. .\. WVaten-.
'I t i l-me t im Thursdr y
r !:and :"I i: -r, -finv- 1r1rm 01e
na a ''rThern 'srei severa!
Git:l ltim i -r, i let by-r .4vvjpn!s
l flov.ell and 1.o1n l IawreC('i,
a -Onpanic ( by Mr:.:. I:dwards and a
'-0'o I'\ Airs-. ,J. C; ie.se. aceoml
"alnied by li Darby,. was be.am!Irn1ly
Mayor Gilhert iand a short ad
dress onl "Tod.y's Im1perative Ta!Zk,"
which. interliireted by Mr. (ilbiert,
imcanis eiforeemen t of the Inws :1ml
teach inr eve ryone. chidlren as v'!! -s
grown people to obey the laws. If
the people will stand belhinrd tle oflie
(i of the1 law, 11-muh good will be ae
complilished. he said.
One feature of the program\ was
the presentation of a gold medal to
State .Detective Eichelberger, from
tile W. C. '. I'. ini recognition of his
brave and faithful service as an of
fleetr of the law." Mrs. Ii. E. Beat
ty, in presenting the medal, emhldia
sized the fact that the object of tile
WN. C. T. U. was not to comibat intem
perance %with reference merely to Ilie
drink evil, but its 'broad and (ee)
purpose was to promote 1ruith and
righteousness, In the effort to
st rengthen ain( build ul Christian
manhood and womanhood. Mi. Eichel
helrger responded in a happy manner
and assured the Union of his sincere
appreciation and remarked that. lie
was willing to even face death, whent
he had the prayers and est w ishes
of the good wome'n of the W~omant's
Christilan Tremper'an(ce Unibn. lie,
gave a rep~ort of the wvork lie had
been doing whtieh was a revelation to
Report of WV. C. Kichielbei'ger', Jan.
1. 1919 to Sept. 25, 1919, as made at
'the meeting last night:
Stills deCstroyedl 82; C'ider' desti'oy
ed, 2,600 gallons; Wilne 350o gallons;
Whiskey destroyed 125 gallonts; Jla
itaien ginger atd hitters destroyed
-1000 'hottles; Beer destroyed 3500 gal
ions; mten arrested 17-1; eases tr'ied
101; convictions 98; auitomobiles seiz
('d 1; fines imposed $8,500; cases to
be tied 73; value of whiskey seized
$7.500, stills dlest royed in Floirence
county dui~iing the tmontht of Septemn
her. 1919, 14: warrants issued foi'
whlite men for operatIng stills, 12;
warraunts asuiedl for' colored ment
foir operating stills, and selling and
tranisportinug whiskey, S ; .beer des
troyed 1,100 gallIons; w Inc (lest royed
275 gallonts; whiskey 52 gallons.
V'alue of whliskey, $3, 1201.00.
GROlWEht.N HEING FELT
AT C6TTON MEETING
(Continuert vrotn Page One.)
sont, Iwho presided at. the session, stat
ed t hat under the rules gover'nlng
priocedutre at the meeting it would not
lie piossible to take a vote on the mo
lion as all classes were representted at
thle session. Mir. Simpson saId the
motion was the unanimous view of the
growers attd he wanted action takcen
(on it. 'Te chairman agalp~ ref used
under' the rules to present the moot in.
i. Simpson then addressed the
'"I appeal to the ent ire con fercc
for' er'mission to presentt the mnotion
of thle girowers, to whom you aill look
for a living. TPurn it down if you
A rootIon for r'esutmption of Ithe reg
utahr or'det' of busIness put an end to
Itle argument s after' Mr. Thompson
had expr'esed his regret that lines
hand annar'ently been drawn on the
first dnv of the conference.
as uWoolpap Blaikets
IxG US. PAT. 0PT. Bl i
f 'Pure Cottoy,
These fluffy blankets keep the happy sleeper
warm through zero nights. No huddling into
a muscle-cramped ball because the bed cover..
ing is skimpy. Nashua Woolnap Blankets are
woven in sizes to tuck in generously and come
up well around the neck. They wash to look
like new and shrink very little.
They come in gay plaids, durable grays and
tans, as well as cream white with colored bor
ders. Every pair is individually wrapped and
reaches you in perfect condition. There is a
pair for every size of bed, to harmonize with
the furnishings of any bedroom.
Make your choice today.
Our Blanket Store is the rnost complete to be founci in both
wool or cotton. Plaids in grey, blue, pink or brown. Solid
colors in white, tan or grey. We contracted for these goods
last- March is the explanation of the extremely low prices we
S. M. & E. H. WILKES& COMPANY
OPERA HOUSE, FRIDA Y
Colds Cause Girip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablcts remove the
cause. There is only one "Bromo Quinine."
E. W. GROVE'S signature on box. 30c.
State of Soulth 'arolina,
('ounty of Laurenls.
IN COURT 01 COMMON Ilh'CAS
Hom Ion i Hulding & Loan Association,
Flia Dean et al, Defendant.
PIurasuant to a decree of the Court
in the above stated case, I will sell
at pu blic outcry to the hi ighest. bidder,
at Laurens C. I., S. C., on Salesday in
November next, being ilonday the 3rd
day of the month, during the legal
hours for such sales, the following
described property, to wit:
All thatt certain lot, piece or reel
of land situate, lying and bel in the
corporate limits of le C' of Lan
rens, County andl a aforesaid,
bounded on the nor I y Gary Street,
on east, south and est by lands of
H1. 1I. Gray and .1. Shealy, said lot
having a frontage on soith si(e of
Gray Street 50 feet, and running back
on parallel lines with tiver Street
for a distance of 150 feet as rvill more
fully appear by plat of survey made
by C. A. Power, surveyor, April 18tl,
1912, reference being thereto had.
Said lot Conveyed to the mortgagor in
the above state case .by deed of Ii. (I.
Halle, Jr., dated 'May 13, 1912.
'I'erms of Sale: Cash. A deposit of
$50 will he reluired tit the lime Ihe
property is vold. P'urclhaser to pay
for papers, staimps and recordina'. If
the terms of sale are not complied
with), file land to be re's-old on same
or sone sulbserllent Salesday on same
terms, at risk of former pu rehiaser.
C. A. P'OWIlt,
C. C. C. P. and (". S.
Dated, this Oct. 11, 1109. 13-2t-A
Gra,-es Tasteless chill 'onic
restores vitality and onc rgy by purifying and et.
riching the blood. You can soon feel Its Strength.
lilng. Invigorag Ef % , Ine
We wish to announce that we have se
cured the agency in Laurens County for the
Studebaker line of cars and are ready to
make delivery on them now. We have them
in stock and more are expected to arrive.
The Studebaker needs no introduction.
Its sterling qualities of comfort, speed and en
durance are already well known and the price
is in line with the quality of the car.
The new 1920 models, little light Six
and Big Six (seven passenger) are the best
the Company has ever put out and we chal
Phone 347 for Demonstration