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* t'ICOSS HILL NEWS. *
CHoss 1ill, Dec. I.-After a long
illness exending over several months
tr. 1lenry Whiteford 'passed away
1,.:t Wednesday night at his home in
thte Bethabara section at an age of
nore thain sixty years. The funeral
and burial were observed at Betha
bara churhe Thursday afternoon, con
ducted by the pastor. Rev. J. G. Wil
8on1. Mr. Whiteforld leaves a wife and
s( veal childrei and one sister, Miss
Annie Wiiteford, who is the only sur
viv!ng nelmber of her father's family.
MIr. Whiteford was the father of the
youn:g l\1r'. Whiteford whe was killed
here a few years ago by m01110 falling
mn Iterial fron a buildinlg on Which he
was working. lie was a good and
usefuil citizen anad had extended con
nections over this sect iol.
And still they marry. This time it
vas Mr. Claide .hniisoln 1Hip) of Cross
TilM to Miss Mary Elizabeth Martin
Qf Coronada. the hapl'py event taking
. pace intTuda afternloon at Coro
sw'ea. The iallled coll spent a
few days loneymooi at Greenville, re
trinci 11g (o Cross Hll Friday where
t-y will make their home. Mr. Hipp
Is t young business man of this place.
n member of the furniture firm of
i 1 rothelr. The br1ide is one of
the o1t -tcctfl4,1 teachers of the
celt I y, havin foi > eral years done
sat isfactory and1,I excellent 'work In
11" NlounItiville and Waterloo schools.
T" 1001 good wiCiUhEs of many friends are
'tlion serv . u ore held here Sunl
- dny at the Presbyterian church con
du.-ted by lDr. Lynn. suiperintendent of
'hornwell Orphann e, at Clintonl. Dr.
T 'in preaclled al excellent ser0mon
from the text, "It ye walk in the
Icht'". .\ good coliletion was taken
for Tl.ornwelli Orphanage.
Mr. Jake Iasor of Furman spent
V , week-etd at home With his par
Pev. W. 1). Ratchford and family
vl:Itled his father's family in York
cot y Than ksivinw and last week
The Cros 1 lii school closed Wed
nme-Iaday uni I' '\1otndaty for the Thanks
:- :an':tv Cappealr after drinkingl the
~. bra:,'l >m ar \t iral Water. i'oszit ey
x':cd &. tIoney'-bacLk offer. i!Tones
i- Iivernd anyw.her., b~y
* Table Oilcloth,
Lamps, and Th<
Fall and Winte
buy your fall
to 40 per cent.
and buy your F
your Fall bill al
Prayer services were hold -at the
Baptist church Sunday morning at
S o'clock as an introduction to Victory
Week. Similar services were also
held at Bethabara at 7:00 o'clock at
Mountville at 9 o'clock and at Water
loo at 10 o'clock. All these services
were conducted by 'Pastor J. G. Wil
son and were well attended. These
four churches have already gone be
yond their apportionment in the 75
Thanksgiving was quietly observed
here in the usual various ways, prac
tically all business stopping for the
CLINTON NEWS. *
Clinton, Dec. 1.-Miss Julia Owens
speit Thanksgiving in Bishopville
with Mrs. Marion Scott.
'Mr. A. 13. Galloway, of Abbeville,
sp~ent the week-end with his faily
Mliss Poole spent the week-end with
her homefolks in Greenville.
Miss Virginia Neville of Santee, Ga.,
was at home for the Neville-Nickels
Mrs. John C. lienry and daughter,
.of Greenville spent Thanksgiving with
her parents, Mr. and MIs. Iieiliry
Miss Alleen iielibourg, of loinea
Path, spent Thanksgiving with her
Miss Mary Dillard of Enoree spent
Thanksgiving with her sisters, Misses
Lila and Jette 'Dillard.
Mrs. Cyrus Bailey and daughters
returned Friday from August a, after
spending several weeks with her par
ents, Mi. and Mrs. Frank Fleming.
Miss Edna Clayton, of C(ental, spent
Thanksgiving with Mrs. 1 lugh Simp
,Mrs. William James and children of
Atlanta, are the guests of heri mother,
Mrs. W. G. Nevlile.
Mesdames C. C. Wallace and Jodie
Chandler, en tertainedi a number of
friends last Friday afternoon at a
Rook party in honor of Mrs. A. 13.
Galloway, who is to leave this week
for Abbeville, to make her home in
the future. After several gaines of
Rook a delicious salad course and
hot tea were served to about fifty
MesaUmes J. W. Crawford and .J. W.
Leake entertained at Rook parties last
Wednesday' morning and afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Crawford on Mus
grove street. Delicious block cream,
eake and coffee were served to about
a iuindied guests.
0-wear, Coats, Suits, Dre
Rugs, Window Shades,
Shirts, Overalls, Pants, D
Notions, Toilet Soaps, T
Lets, Sulphur, Salts, Stan,
usands of Items we hay
r Merchandise. Our T'i
and winter bill, the mo:
e was bought early in tl
under to-day's market pr
all and Winter bill. Co~r
J. C. Burns & Company
I Store 210 '7 at Laurt
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'Mrs. C. M. Bailey entertained a num
ber of young people last Friday even
ing in honor of her daughter, Miss
Connie, of Chicora College, who spent
Thanksgiving at Rome with her par
Miss Nan Copeland entertained the
G. G. G. Club at a dinner party Fri
Miss Belle Free spent the week-end
with Mrs. J. I. Copeland.
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Ileustiss spoilt
Thanksgiving in Carlisle with rela
Quite a number of people attended
the football game between P. C. and
Newberry at Newberry last Thurs
Rev. 1). M. Fulton, of Darlington,
sipent Thanksgiving with Dr. and Mrs.
Jas. R .Copelan(l.
Mi. \Valter Richbourg spent several
days last week in Washington, D. C.
Dr. and -Mrs. Jas. Rt. Copeland on
tertained the following guests at a
lovely dinner piarty last Wednesday
evening: Mr. and Mis. .1. A. Chandler,
Mr. and Mrs. (E. .J. Adair, Mr. and Mr..
E. K. Buidette, Dr. and Mrs. S. C.
Ilays, Ml. and Mrs. W. 11. Owens, J..
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Lanford, i)ee. l.--The teams of the
75-million dollar drive were success
ful ill raising mor'e than tile quota
assigned their church and are rejoic
ing over the fact.
R1ev. Vilson of Cross 11111, 11ev. Hop
kins of Gray Court, Rev. Long of Clinl
ton made excellent tallks on the sub
ject which was listeled to with much
interest, on Tuesday, Wednesday and
Thurs(lay, each (lay at II o'clock.
Mrs. J.1. . Cooley went to Greenville
Friday to hear the great concert sing
ei, John McCormack which will be anl
enjoyaile trent to all lovers of music.
Mrs. M. W. Fowler and daughters,
Mis. T. A. Drummnond and Miss Car
re lowler went to Troy last week
oa ,sad imission of the death and
buorial if their mother and grand
moth eri, Mrs. Watson. who was al
most 100 years old. Mrs. Fowler r'e
ituined Siturdiay and !rdsunt(l thdr
school dtiics Monday noining.
Miss fluth McAlister and Miss Laura
elle leShields spent Thanksgiving
hiolidays w\ithl thieir parents.
Ali'. and Mrs. .J. W. Johnson, M.is.
C. I. Waldrep and MrA's. C. ). Cox,
imlotored ovei to Lincoilni, N. C.,
and speit T''lianksgiving with their
sist(1, Mis. .. G. Boggs, an( fr'omi
there on to Newton and in Catawba
County visiting some of their host
sses, Waists, Underwear,
Trunks, Suit Cases, Bags
ress Shirts, Hats, Caps, C<
alcum Powders, Laundr
lard Medicines, Tobacco,
en't time or space to mer
o Buildings are packed f
re you will be benefited
e Spring on a low markel
ices. It will pay you to
ne and let us figure with
"s Two Red Iron Racket.
VO RED IRON
nsmStrcc' No 2>
of relatives and friends in that part
of the country, returning home Sat
,Messrs. Laurens Vatterson and U.
L. Waldrop attended quaterly confer
ence at Sandy Springs Saturday.
Mrs. INannie Martin, who has been
very ill for sometime is able to visit
her daughter, Mrs. J. R. Patterson,
for a few days.
i'Mrs. P. 1. Johnson arrived here
from Eoury, N. C. Wednesday, and
was met here by her son, Mr. J. E.
Johnson, of Gray Court, where she
will spend some time 'with him.
iMr. and Mirs. J. S. Biggins went to
Union last Sunday and spent the day
in the new home of their son, Mr.
Harper liiggins and his bride.
Messrs. Yates and Charles Waldrop,
of Wofford College, were at home for
Buys Davis Property.
Mr. L. 0. liers, local express agent,
lbought last week the old Todd place
on West Main Street owned recently
y r. A... .lavis, of the Davis Realty
Company. It is understood that the
price was around $8,000. The house is
now occupied by Mr. Geo. P. Jenkin's,
of the Wharton Clothing Company.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
Statc of South Carolina,
Counity of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions signed by a legal
number of the qualified electors and
frec-holders residing in Cross Hill
school district No. 3, Laurens county,
South Carolina, asking for an elec
tion upoll the question of voting an
additional 4 mill tax upon the proper
ty in said school district, to be used
for school purposes have been filed
w%ith the county board of education,
an election is hereby ordered upon
said question. said election to be held
on the 13th day of December, 1919, at
Spring Grove school building in said
district, under the management of the
trustees of said school district.
Only such electors as return real or
personaly property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax receipts and reg
istration certificates as required in
the general election shall be allowed
Those favoring the 4 mill additional
tax shall vote a ballot containing the
word "Yl'S" 'written or printed there
on. Those against the 4 mill addi
tional tax shall vote a ballot contain
ing the word "NO" written or print
ed thereon. Polls shall open at the
hour of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and
shall remnain open until the hour of 4
W elock in the afternoon when they
shall be closed, and the ballots count
The trustees shall report the result
of the election to the county auditor
and county siperintendent of educa
tion within ten day s thereafter.
It. T. WILSON. Supt.
9-'.t fly order of County Board.
Hosiery, Gloves, Men's S
Bed Spreads, Curtain C
>liars, Neck wear, Sox, Sto
Soap, Blueing, Washi
Cigar s, Cigaretts, Candy
ition. H-ere's the best ai
uill from the basement to
by our huge stocks anid r
Sfor this Fall and Wintei
:ome many miles to J. C
you on your Fall bill. Y.
Rore North Side of the~ F
O W E N BROS. MARBLE
& GRANITE CO.
Dealers In everything for the ceme
The largest and best equipped mon
umental mills in the Carolinas.
GREENWOOD, - S. C.
Specials for This Week
Cherry Tan Calf on "Devon"
Last; Rubber Heels
This is one of Walk-Over's
nifty young men's English
We lis Clardy Co.
uits, Overcoats, Boys' Suits, Boys' Over
oods, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Bibles,
ckings, Union Suits, Shirts and Drawers,
ng Powders, Starch, Nutmeg, Pepper,
, Chewing Gum, Tin, Glass, Crockery,
1swer to the problem of getting your
the ceiling. The sooner you come and
nioney saving values. Practically all of
7 and we are selling same goods now 20
. Burns & Company's Two Big Stores
)U can save 15 to 35 per cent. by buying
)RFS Laurens, S. C.
ublic Sauare in Brnsn Blo.k)