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* WATTS MILLS NEWS. *
IWatts Mills, March 8.-Another
cloud of sorrow was cast over our lit
tie town, caused 'by the death of Mr.
Miles (H. Grubbs 'which occurred at his
home here early last Friday morning
after a severe attack of pneumonia
which followed influenza. -Iis re
mains 'were carried to 'Selma church
Just above Woodruff, for interment
where the funeral service was held on
Saturday following, being conducted
by Rev. Mr. Charlie Boyter, assisted
by Mr. W. M. Anderson and also by
Mr. Grubbs was about 43 years of
age. He was a well known and high
ly respecteu citizen formerly of Spar
tanburg county, though lie had been
residing here for quite awhile. i-e
was a man of noble character, possess
ed a modest, iluiet disposition, and
was a devoted husband. Hle will -be
greatly missed by his many friends
which lie had gained while in our
midst here, and also by his lar-ge host
of friends elsewhere. He will also be
greatly missed by his host of relatives,
he being a member of a family of
eleven, his being the first death to take
place out of the family circle since
Father and Mother preceded him a
few years ago.
Mr. (rubbs had been employed here
for awhile as a very 'popular salesinan
in the Peoples (Cooperative Store,
where lie will also be greatly missed.
dile is survived by his widowed com
panion, and by ten grown brothern and
sisters, as follows: 'D. 1E0. Grubbs, of
Switzer; J. E. -Grubbs, of Watts Mills;
T. A. Grubbs, of Spartanburg; P. G.
and C. .W. Grubbs, of Greenville; Mrs.
Joe Gossett, of Watts Mills; Mrs. Joe
Reeves, of Woodruff; 'Mrs. Virgil
Neighbors, of Woodruff; Mrs. C. D.
Bragg, of Greer; and Mrs. fW. N. God
frey, of .Kilgore.
Miss Tessle Gelley, the charming
and attractive young daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Kelley, of this place,
and Mr. C. C. Weathers were very hap
pily united in matrimony on last Sat
urday night at the residence of and
by Rev. Mr. Johnson, of iolmes St.,
Laurens Mill. The young couple are
both very popular here and have a
large nuiber of friends who extend
to them their heartiest congratulations
in wishing them much happiness and
success in their future life.
.On Sunday afternoon Miss Cornelia
Patton and Mr. J. G. Gilledipie took
their friends by surprise by motoring
times we are
County some i
world. It lool
Laurens, and 1
of Lauren. foi
No. 1 Store
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The Love Kiss, Opera H
to the 'Baptist parsonage and being
united in marriage by Rev. H. Hadock.
Mr. Gillesple is a well knoiw and very
popular inan of this place while his
bride is the attractive daughter of
ir. and Mrs. Edd Patton of this place.
This young couple also have a number
of .friends who extend to them their
hearty congratulations, in wishing
them much joy -and happiness also.
'Miss Hughes who has been employed
as community worker at this place,
recently 'resigned, her 1Ijpsition and
has returned to her home in Raleigh,
There is not any serlous sickness
here at present.
Photoplay to be at the Opera IHousc
Friday of this Week.
The bestial nature of a libertine of.
fleer, formerly of the Austrian army
is relentlessly exiposed in "Blind Hius.
bands,' the Universai phutodrama ol
the Tyrolean Alps, which comes or
Friday to the Opera House.
The principal role is played by Eric
Stroheim, former lieutenant of th(
Austrian army, an(d in "Blind 1Hus.
bands" Eric Stroheim portrays the ar
rogance and supreme conceit tha
made the Teuton unflt for the commun
ion of humans.
As a lieutenant of the Austria1
army the starring villain goes to i
fashionable resort in the Alps to pre;
years of successful merc
lanning bigger and grea
eal "Live Wire" "Barga
ts "foolish" to sell goods
are chock full from Bast
>uy your goods. You a
23 years. Under-buy
.210 West Laurens
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ouse, Tuesday, March. 16
onl womankind. There hie mieets;Alar
garet Arstrong, wife of the famous
Dr. Armstrong, who Is a loved but bad
ly neglected wvife.
Dr. Armistrong makes a discovery,
suspects something worse, and his soul
Is seared and tortured when the Ilieu
tenant lies to him. The fate of a love
buzzard in the form of a man, Is the
theme of the story.
Stroheim w is remembered, even hated,
by thousands of persons, for his por
trayal of a Hun officer In the big Uni
versal warapicture "The Heart of Hu
Stupporting him in "Blind IHus
bands" as Margaret.. Armstrong, the
wife, is Francelia lBillington and the
following cast of popular Universal
players: Sam DeGrasse, H-. Gibson
Gowland, Valerie Germonprez and
imitation Eastern Carpets.
Carpets now sold as exact reproduc
tions of rare eastern rugs are a tribuie
to modern art. Some of the most not
able reproductions are those of the
seventeenth century coronation earpet
made for the shah of Persia, the Khor
assani rug and the famoms carpet man
Ufactured for .he Sheik Ismail.
Discovered the "Hamac."
Columbus Is sitid to have first dis.
coverld the hammock as well as Amer.
len. In San Salvador he found tile
L natives sleeping in what they called
JR CHANCE! DOl
handising. The time has
ter things for J. C. Burns
ins." We are doing this I
for less than it will cos
MORE GOODS F4
SAME GOODS F
ITY OF GOOD,
ment to the ceilings. Co
ill smile and be happy.
mnd under-sell, quick sales
BURNS SAYS: "R(
TO 811'S CREW 1
iliors Wleach 'Norfolk lin Irons. Ar.
raigned Before Federal Coimuiisslon
Norfolk, March 4.-United States
ilpping board steamship Poughkeep
e, with 34 members of the crew in
'ons, charged with mutiny and gunrd
l by bluejackets from three destroy
rs, arrived in Hampton Roads this
fternoon. Department of justice
gents promptly boarded the vessel
nd brought the mutineers to Norfolk
)night for arriagnment before the
fnited States commissioner on the
harge of mutiny.
The alleged mutiny on the Pough
eeplsie occurred while the vessel was
a port at. Hamil-ton, Bermuda, under
oing repairs. The men claimed that
he six months for which they had
igned articles had expired and de
iianded their pay and release.
Capt. 1. . Delaney, commander of
lie steamer, refused their demands.
-le evlained to the men that the
loughkeepsie was delayed in reach
ng an American port through provi
lential causes, had been blown from
le' course, damaged to such an extent
hat he had been forced to seek the
learest port for repairs and that it
,vas the duty of the men to stand by
in until the vessel was brought to
)ort. ''hey, however, refused to con
tinue at their posts, although appealed
to by fhe American consul at Ilamil
On February 10 a detachment of
bluejackets from destroyers summon
ed to the scene, boarded the Pough
Iteepsie and placed the alleged mu
tincers in irons. A temporary crew
was signe( an(i the Potghkeepsie sail
ed for this i)ort. United States Corn
missioner Stevenson remanded ti
men to jail tonight moending a hearing
Citation for Letters of Adilnistratfo
Whereas, Mrs. Lilly J. Posey mad
suit to me to grant her Letters of Ad
ministration of the Estatc and effect
of 13. F. Posey, Sr.
Thvhe are, thtrfore, to eite and ad
monish all and singular the Kindre
and Creditors of the said 13. F. 'Posey
Sr., deceased, that they be and at
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Laurens Coul
House, Laurens, S. C., on the 12th da
of March, 1920 next, after publicatio
hereof, at 11 o'clock in the forenooi
to show cause, if any they have, wh
ti said Administration should not 1
f'iven under my hand this 27th da
of February Anno Domini 1920.
0. G. THOMPSON,
33-2t-A J. P. L.
FT~ WAIT!! COlN
come to make some im
& Company. Before re
oyou in the face of a
.t us to buy them bac
3R SAME MONE
'OR LESS MONE
S AT RED IF
me to J. C. Burns & Co
Our cash buying and ca
and small profits keep
)LL, LET 'EM ROLL
No. 2 Store--Nc
NEVER BF ORE In the history of the world have such aston
ishing opplortunities -been presented to young inen and wo.
men. Make 1920 tile foundation stone upon which to build
years of future success and kresperity. Your future is In your
own hands. Will you miake or it it succes sor a failure? We have
started hundreds of young people on the road to success. May we
render the sameo service to you?
Write for particulars as to courses, rates, etc.
GREENWOOD BUSINEgS COLLEGE ;Under same nanagement
GREENWOOD. S. C' Asheville, N. C.
Merchants' Trade Week
March 22nd to 27th
Positively the greatest Gala Week in Columbia's
history. $20,000 worth of feature attractions free
to everybody, including nine big free concerts by
The World Famous
Arthur Pryor's Band
BIG STREET PARADES DAILY
A WONDERFUL FASHION SHOW
AUTO EXHIBITS, TRADE EXHIBITS
MAMMOTH CANVAS AUDITORIUM
ASSEMBLY OF AMERICAN LEGION
BIG HOME COMING WEEK
Thousands Will Meet Here
For particulars write Secretary Columbia
Chamber of Commerce, or Secretary Colum
bia Automotive Association.
IE AT ONCE!!!
portant changes---and in the spirit of the
-organizing we are going to offer Laurens
constant rise in prices in the wholesale
.k. But yotr know our middle name is
mpany, Two Red Iron Racket Stores in
sh selling made this store the leading store
the goods and dollars.
orth-side of the Square, Burns Block