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Miss Grace Logan, of Odinesville,
Ga., is the guest of Miss Mary Wilkes.
'1r. and Mrs. J. C. Smith, of Water
loo, were visitors in the city yesterday.
Mr. Frank Reid, of Columbia, spent
the week-end in the city with home
Ms. -Belle Gray, of Fountain 'Inn, Is
visiting friends and relatives in the
city this icek.
Mrs. Dick 'Richardson, of Pinewood,
is visiting at the home of her parents,
3%r. and Mrs. Jos. H. Sullivan.
Mrs. W. H-. Whitley, of Albermarle,
N. C., has been visiting her parents,
Mir. and Mrs. J. I. Sullivan, for several
'Miss Lucy Vance Darlington has re
turned home after visiting friends In
Kingstree and Sumter for several
Misses Mary Hyatt, of Columbia, and
Lois Proffitt, of Gray Court, spent the
week-end in the city as guests of Miss
Mrs. J. D. Pitts, of dreenwood, and
M'ri. -Frank Wilson, of Newberry, are
guests this week of their sister, Mrs.
.10( F. 13urt on.
Dr. 11. F. Posey, who was stricken
by appoplexy severial weeks ago, still
remains closely confined but he is imi
Sheriff Reld leaves this morning for
Atlanta to bring back the white coil
vict, Mnrtin, who escaped from the
gang several weeks ago.
Mrs. Joel Smith, of Abbeville, is vis
Iting her parents, -Mr. and Mrs. E. Ii.
Wilkes, having come over for the
Wilkos-Franks wedding ixr wi ek.
Mrs. W. 11. Webb, of Nashville,
Tenn., is expected in the city the lat
ter part of the week to spend some
time with Mr. and Mrs. J. D, Watts. -
Messrs. T. L. Monroe and W. L. Tay
lor and Misses Mary and Lois Taylor
and Master John K. Tayloir spent Sun
day In Princeton with Mr. and Mirs.
Mrs. Clarence Cross, of Chester, is
visiting Miss Annie Gilkerson and oth
er friends in the city on her return
from Greenwood where she attended
the (Methodist Conference.
MI. H1. Henley, of Greenwood, was
a visitor in the city last night. Mr.
Henley said that lie Forded It over in
53 minutes, which is considered quite
a record considering the rough roads.
Dr. "Dick" Fuller, who has recently
been located at Chick Springs Sani
tarnin, has accepted a position at the
Ford Hospital at Detroit, Michigan,
and has entered upon his duties at
Dr. W. D. Ferguson was called to
Hartsville several (lays ago on account
of the critical illness of his brother,
Mr. John Ferguson, for whoim much
concern is felt by his many friends
Post cards received fromi Mr. ai(
Mi's. Gilbert .3l. Tyler on their wedd(ing
tip to Calfor'nia, state that they havt
ienched Palo Alto, the honie of Mllr
Tyler, and that they expect to star
on the return ti'ip about the 20th 0:
.i '. and Mirs. W. 4P. Adair', of Mount
vile, were in the city several dlays ago
i.Adati' states tha lie w~ili move t<
Washington, D. C., in a few weeks t<
be ('lose to his two oldest sonis and al
so to chgage in t ruck farming for ti<
benefIt of himself and the law mnake'rs
'Mr'. Fred Fuller and a party of Iir
r'ens auto drivers leave this morninl
foi' Detroit to bring back Studebake
automobiles from the factory. The:
wvill go by Newberry, 'whei'e they wvil
1b0 jo111ed by another' party making 3
in all ftndi each will drmive a car bac
'Mr'. .'Fred Wham, of the Palmetto Am
to & Acessory Company, returne
Mondlay fr'om Lansing, Michi., whoi'
lie has beenu taking a special course I
the Oldsmobile andl Dodge factorici
lie will be in charge of the sei'vice o
those 'cars for the Palmetto Auto
Mr. and Mrs. C. TV. Latimer left Sal
urd(ay inorning foi' Mississippi whet
Mi'. laitimier goes in the intei'est
tho Watts Mills to look over the cotto
situation in the long staple district<
the Mississippl delta. Mrs. ITAtim(
accompianied 'Mr. Latimoer as far as h<
former home, Booneville, Miss., whom
she wvill visit her mother for severn
weeks ibefore returning to Timrens.
kergeant i4loydi Martin, who he
been at lirest, France, since bel1
transferred from the 118th Infantr
ar'rived home last week and( was gi
en a cordial welcome by his fiend
WAMithi the arrmivai home a few days bi
fore1 of Corporal William Switzer,
is urobable that the last of the 1a'
reni bo0ys whol emntered thle ai'my dui
ing the 'war are at hmomie.
Ieetng of LnnrtensK Commuander).
A regular meeting of L~auriens Cor
mland~ery will be held on Mondi
night, Nov. 22d, omnmenciing at 4t:
p. mn. All degr'ees will be conferrc
Refreshments will be served durb
On Saturday afternoon the Wednes
lay club was delightfully entertained
)y the president, Mrs. 13. L. Jones, in
:elebration of the club's 25th anni
The teachers of the Lauirens city
schools were tfhe guests of honor and
Jhe house wias 'beautifully decorated
'or the occasion With chrysanthemums
mnd potted plant, the yellow color
scheme being carried out In detail.
Irs. Herbert W. Gasque was winner
in the unliue literary contest, and was
resented with a bunch of lovely chrys
inthemums as a reward. The guests
were then invited into the dining room
where they were served delicious sand
wiches and coffee. Misses .-attle Gray
and, Frances Davis played a nuniber
of beautiful selections on the plianc
during the afternoon, which added
much to the enjoyment of the occasion
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For Miss Wilkes.
Saturday morning Mrs. ]. K. Aiker
entertained at a Forty Two party ii
h1onor' of Mis.; -Mary Wilikes, whos.
marriage to -Mr. Hllenry Franks wil
take place iext Tuestday evening. Sev
en tables were prepared for playinj
and a most. enjoyable morning wa
spent. After the gaies a temptin;
salad course was served. The hous,
was made more attractive for the oc
casion by a tasteful arrangement c
chrysanthemums and ferns.
Little Miss Elise. Perry celebrate
her third birth(lay Monday aftcrnoo
by giving a pirty to her young friend
at the home of her grand-parents, M1
and Mrs. C. M. Babb. Many interestin
gaines were played and delicious r(
freshments served, making in all
very happy occasion for the youn
One of the most prominent event
of the autumn season'was the -weddin
of Miss Marie Louise Sproull to )
James Knox Simpson of Jacksonvill
Fla., occuring at the First Presb;
terian church on Thursday evening.
Preceeding the ceremony 'Mir
French Bell sang "Because" and "F
You". She was accompanied by M
John M. Stillwell who ,also played i
Rev. S. E, Hodges pronounced ti
nuptial voNs in front of an altar ban
ed with palms and ferns.
The maid of honor, 'Miss Martl
Sproull, and the lbridesmaids, aiI
Mary 'o;.e Maybank, 'Miss Carl
McClr'e Knox, Miss Adelene Rowie
Rome, Ga., and Miss Anne Simpson
.Jacksonville, Fia., wor~e 'beaut It
gowns of pink taff'eta and earrn
F'rench houqiuets of pin1k rosebuds.
Mr. Clyde Reese of JTacksonvil
Fia., was best man, and the ushi
and groomsmen, Mr. Miller Sprou
.Mr. C'reswell 'Si'roull, Mr. Joe I
Master of Jacksonville, Mr. Creswv
Graves of Atlanta and Mr. Charl
Graves of Rome.
Mrs. WVade Cothran Sprouill cai
in with her diaughte'r and gave her
The bride was lovely in her 'wedldi
Igowvn of white satin, trimmed in rc
Ipoint lace and liearls, and~ carriedl
bouquet of orchids, and swvanson
She is one of Anniston's most adlmh
Sgirls, her .chiirming personality ai
many noble qualities making her ui
D~r. Simpson is a member of one
Sthe South's aristoeratic families,
inephew of Mr. John B. hinox of Ann
ton, andl has won many friends durl
Shis visits here.
After the ceremony 'Mrs. Sproull
tertainedl aX a reception at her ho
on Leighton street in honor of Dr. ri
CMrs. Simpson and the wedding pai
Among the out-of-town guest~s w
SMrs. J. P. Simpson, Mrs. W. F. Thi
ford, Mrs. A. W. Cockreli, .Jr., 'Mias
r nie Simpson, Miss Lucia Simpson
rJacksonville; Miss Carrie Spro
e Mrs. B. T1. Hlaynes, Mrs. Willi
iiGraves, Mtrs. (L. F~. 'llount, 'Mrs. T.
Berry of Rome; Mr. and Mrs. Chai
'Caperton of Trion, (Ga.; Mr. F.
gDixie, Mrs. F. 1B. Freeman and &v
~' W. F. Freeman of Birmingham.
- A number of charming functi:
-were given to honor Miss Lot
$~ Spoull previous to her marriage
it Dr n ipon Thursday ev
'' On Monday afternoon Mrs. Sam
P'. Kennedy honored Miss Sprouil v
a tea at her home, which was atti
lively decorated in autumn flow<
i.. Receiving 'with iMrs. Kennedy -w
iy Miss Louise Sprouill, Mrs. W
10 Sprouli, Miss Martha Sproull, N
d, Carrie Knox, Miss Mary '0i)op MI
tg hank, Miss Adelene 'Bowie of Re
(hn. and 'Miss Anne Simnson, of Ja
On, Tuesday Miss Sproull was hon
ored at a luncheon given by 'Mrs. Eva
Powers Comily. An effective color
scheme of green and yellow was car
ried out in the dining room decora
tions. Tie .bride's chair was adorned
with greene tulle and yellow flowers,
and miniature 'brides were used as
place cards. An illusion how of tulle
'was attached to the chandelier, .with
streamers extending to the corners
of the table and leld in place by sil
ver can(lesticks bearing green can
(lies. The table 'was centered with a
bowl of yellow clyrsanthemiumlls, and
a delicious six guests, wIici Included
the bride and ier ild of honor and
On Wednesday evening Miss Car
rie McClure Knox entertained in honor
of ,\iss Sproull and Dr. Simpson at. ain
elegant buffet dinner at her home Oi
Tyler Ilill, preceding the wedding rc
iearsal at the Presbyterian elhurch.
On Thursday Nlrs. James Cresswell
Sprouill complimented Miss Sproull at
a lovc!y linclheol, the guests includ
ing all lie wediding party.-The Birmt'i
Dan'ce December 30th.
There will be a dance given oil Dec.
30th by the boys of Laurens in ionor
I of the Laurens girls, in tile armory.
The music is to be fiu rnished by iall's
Orchestra of Columbia. Dancing will
be from 10 o'clock to 2. The following
chaperolnes have been invited to at
tend: Mr. and Mrs. II. 1D. Cray, Mr.
and 'Mrs. F. It. Caine, M'rs. J. N. Ilud
gens, Dr. and Mrs. J. It. Teague, Dr.
and -Mrs. H. K. Alken, Miss Edmonia
Garrett, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dunklin,
Dr. and Mrs. R. E. Hughes.
a J01olnson-Pay ie.
g 'A great deal of interest was centered
in the beautiful wedding whiel was
solemnized at the home of Mr. 11. LA.
Johnsosn at Lanford, when his daugh
s ter Otiello, became the bride of John
. Abner Payne, of Greenwood. The
house wah transferred into a verltable
bower of beauty. The front parlor,
where the ceremony was performed,
was decorated with masses of ferns
' and chrysanthemlums. The improvised
r altar was yellow and green with a
s. trace of delicate green vines. Mrs. C.
e D. Cox, sister of the bride, softly and
s'weetly rendered Mendellsohn's wed
e ding marcl preceding and throughout
the ceremony. Mrs. C. L. Waldrcp,
of Lanford and Mrs. 1. F. Byers, of
ia 1eiendersonville, sisters of the bride,
were dames of ionor and lead the
Ic bridal party into the parlor. The
ofrie entered on the arm of the groom,
ofand in front of the altar, Rev. .J. R,
SWilliams, pastor of tile bride, perform
edcl the ceremony in batfladwl
chosen wordts. Tile bride was lovely in
le, a blue silvertone velour suit with ac
1s cessori~eq to match. She carried a
bouquet of brides roses andi orchids,
As shte left the r-oonm she tossed tht
bh louiquet and 1Mrs. Stella Ilomar- .wva
Cth le lucky one to catchl it.
After congratulations they left hr
an automobile to catch the 3:310 ti-air
iifor Augusta, Savanntah andh other lilac.
est of interest and afterwards wvill b<
ng at home to their- ftrlends in Greenwood
se tile htome of tile groom. A handsom<
a collection of wedding presents wver'
in.. (displayed ini the~ front hall of the see
'ed ond flior attesY ng to tile popular-it3
.of the couple. Among the out-of-tow,
~guests 'weire Mr's. .oe Payne, Miss An
nie Lou Payne, mnother' arnd sister o
of the groom; Miss ipp, Mrs. Cothi-at
a of Greenwood, Mr. andl 'Mrs. flen John
son, Ar'cadha; Mir. and Mrs. T. L1. Unar
rig ney of Union, Lir. and Mrs. Fr'ank Ran
'dali, Mr. and Mr's. JT. F. Dyers and son
in Frank, of Hecndersonville, N. C.
nd( Jolhn Crews Resigns.
ty. John W. Crews, Fsq., of C'olumbli
aro son of Mr. and 'Mrs. W. T. Crews, a
et- this city. and who is a epresentativ
kin- from Richland county in the lowe
of house of thte General Assembly, an
ill, nounced several (lays ago through Lh
am Columbia papoers that lie would not of
J- for for reelectionl and that the nex
les session would he his last. Hi
W- will have served four sessions o
[rs- two full terms, The Columbia Rlec
ord, in speaking of his resigna
Inls ion, said that "ie has made
ise i'zenis of.Rtichland admIre the stand h
to has always taken. lie bas stood fo
en- progr'ess In all niatters." Mi'. Crew
will devote his 'whlole time to his la1
tiel practice, which is steadily growing.
aic- Harvest Party at Blarksdlale.
wrs. Thanksgiving exercIses and a Hat
ore vest Party wilhl 1be given at the lUnrk
tide (tale school house -Friday evening, N(
lss V~lebe 21st, at 7 q'clock. A sma
ay- admission fee of 100 and 5c wIll ii
mie, charged. rThe public is cordially ir
Prepare for he Long
ADD COSY FI
as winter approaches you naturally th
comfortable and cozy. You want 3
acter that the evenings spent at hoi
comfort; that will afford so much rec
attack your next day's work with all t
That is; the kind of fur~niture y
that will give a lifetime of service anc
correct in design, beautifully finish
workmanship. .We are sho ing th
line to be found in te Ste and havii
months ago enab s u o offer pr
anywhere. A comparison will convir
make this comparison without obligat
S. M.& E. H. wILKf
Wo' itbIun yt - oro)i
Prepr for 'the Lrdenwgskt
aswnt akinrweae you Hntrly ord
comfortabe anx cozy ou want gra
actock that the evestinot spen at Muoe
hat is the bi, nd ose fnture w
muhs will v awiee tof serve ance
Toiur ksn Fred
ink of making your home
rour furniture of such char
me will be evenings of solid
o: and relaxation that you
he vigor of the thoroughly
ou will find here---furniture
I pleasure, furniture that is
ed and best material and
largest and most complete
ig bought from six to twelve
ices that you can't duplicate
ce you and we invite you to
ion to buy.
S & COMPANY
ht to see the last drove of
as Bank, around and down
ellow taking its place and
e look cle.. and nice, just
work of the season is about
ie dear people to come in
long-existing puzzle as to
horse will lead in from the
that we have possibly ever
ish to see this extra lot of
. These mules will be on