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* Local and Personal Mention. *
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Allss Lula Dial spent Monday In
Alan Annie 'DellChildress spent Sun
day in Gray Court with friends.
Mirs. William D. Sullivan, S-r., and
son, Mr. R. 0. Sullivan, 'were In the
Mrs. C. E. Davis, of Garnett, is visit
ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Moore, on Lee street.
Miss Janie Hlunter, of Ora, has beent
spending several days in the city with
friends and relatives.
MO. Thos. I. Swygert, of Columbia,
spent Sunday in the city with .\lr. and
AIrs. Brooks Swygert.
Robert Sullivan, who has beeni at
tending Fruitland institute at Hender
sonville, N. C., is at lome for the holi
Mr. and Mrs. Yancey Gilkerson and
little son, of G reenville, spent Sunday
in the city with 'Mr. and Mrs. ,W. It.
Mrs. N. A. Craig. of Greenwood, and
Mrs. Joe 'iuse, of )ecatur, Ga., have
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. .1lamp
liunter for several days.
Mrs. Anna Miller, who has been
spending the winter with her daughtoer,
Mrs. J. (. Sullivan, returned to her
home In G'reenville Alonday.
Mr. D. 'C. MLaurin, who is now
traveling out of Columbia, has been
spending several days in the city visit
ing his little son and other relatives.
Mi. C. A. Drennan, advertising man
for the Ureellwood and Laurens stores
of the Wharton Clothing Company,
was in the city oi business yesterday.
Mr. .1. Copey" Henderson and family
Silent F-1uTIdav in the city -with .lr. and
1Irs. .1. W. lenderson Wilile on their
way to Craddock, Va., where .\Mr. Ien
derson will he connected with a large
Dr. and Mjrs. .1. L. Marshall, of
ireenwood, Spent the wVeek-end in
tile city with .Mrs. Marshall's parents,
)I. and 'M1rs. W. II. Dial. )r. lar
shall recently had a severe fall from
an automobile and was in a dangerous
conditlon for several dlays, blit he is
now neai'ly well again.
Mrs. Rebecca Burgess. of Alber
marle, N. C., has been visiting friendn
in the city for several (lays. She stol)
Ile(d over here while on her way home
from Charleston. where she has been
visiting her grandchildren. MIrs.
Biu rgess, 'who is pleasantly remember
ed by some of the older residents, Is
now 85 years of a'ge, but -still Is active
In body and mind.
Mr. R. T. Wilson was called to
Greenville Monday night to be with
his father-ia-law, Mr. George Wood-.
of Fountain Inn, who was stricken
with paralysis while attending the
county convention inl Greenilu,'le Mon
(lay morning. Mi'. Wilson retui'ned
yesterday morning, Mr. Woods being
very comfortably located in one of the
Gireenville lospitals and 1progressing
as well as could1 be ex)etcee(.
Honor Rd11I Af 'Hururicanie School.
First Grade--Lewis Horton, D~orcas
Second rtatde- --Maylieldl ('oieland.
Foui'th Grladle--Maggie I lorton.
Fifth Grate-Nlizabethu Copeland,
Thelma (Nabors, Annie Turner, lone
Seventh (Grade-J.ohn Wallace Cope
'lith (Gradu'--Mum Ie Sute Simnh
Ebb Iloi'ton, A lice Whit mire.
Ninth .Grade-Mary lii'own Whit
mb-,e. Sallie TVurner'.
Card *oi 'Tbjanks.
WVe wvish to expressit our11 sincer'
thanks to our friutls .and~ neighbori
for the mny 1 deeds of kindness shown
to us dur inig thle serious Iilness itnd
dleathi of ourt dhai' sonl and brother', J.
K. Nelson. May Gaod's firhest blessings
rest upon1 each of them, is our priayer,'
Mrv. and MrI s. .1. D). Nelson ant
* IN MEMOlIIAY.
In lovitig r'emembhrantv.' of omi
mnotheri and grandmother, EJai.a Chap
man, died A';ril 2thi, 1920, ,age 78
We loved heri, yen, we lovedl her,
'Butt angels loved hei' mnore,
And they have swvotly called he.r,
To yondier shilninig shore.
The golden -gates were opened,
A gentle voice said come!
And -with far'ewells unispoken,
,She calmly eteredCt honme.
$I5,000 stock of goods for' you to
select from at J1. C. Burns & Co.'s two
big stores in Laturens.
Card of Thanks.
Mrg. W., F, Modlock and echildi'en
wish to thank their neighbors, friends,
relatives, doctor and nurse for their
kind favors and deeds shown thenm
dluring the iong illness and .death of
their dear' husband and father.
J-. C. hurns & Co. sells very necar
ove'ythIngL Chmne to [aurelis andl
look them- ovr.'
A SPRING FURNITURE EXHIBIT
THAT YOU -WILL FIND INTERESTiNG
A Beautiful W alnut Suite with *e exte"d to yo"" odil "v"- A Cane and Mahogany Suite
Contrasting Burl Panels . )11 Ito visit oar Sjwiiig Iisjdiy 0lUpholstered in Tapestry
e0 ojee l*irn ittire.
We have ijIlstrated below just a T
ew items to give you som1e idea o1
t -t l u usuall value e. m're ot erin1 .
.' . ...... Ill this ollderflul display yoll will - -
ind everyting for the io e. from
vlln'inling'. old period Sets 1o sinlgle
I i you voild know pernianellnt satisf action inl a bed room set, Pi('. or dining room, living room
y Oi will cert ain.Nly be ilterested inl tlese picecs. They are . Yoi eo lll ake no letter llol Ihaii Ilhis l liii three
-beanafifilly fl islhed inl An erican Wahilt, with ealved ( l' a 1levt sit ill e i ll ( Mahogany. It is vdePra noldlrolr-ahI. Ir
tions $ im li. hml'paniels. They are of excellelit quality through- 10 1 ill the house. V 1 '* 'I' Tw Seats are Ill wili ' (l 5jrii) , -S ve a
0111. \voweb loulnition, and will always keep Ihtir shape.
Odd Sets of Period A Massive Dining Set in This Library Table
. Dining Chairs Quarter Oal-any finish in Quartered Oak
This table is, very vonlvenlient. It
yT od sl or diin w__s ut(
We have many odd sets of ding No nltter in wlhat finish you choose this suite you will apcpre- is nale of seleted Oak. present ii
.ellairs ill several period desitgns. Inl emi'ite it. Tlie Simple, massive lines will harnonize with any a pretty grin il. Hlas Ilarge dawei
American Walnut. and Malogail. backgroniid, ald wIletit .Ja(obean , Goldvin or "miled finish, a1! d 1%wo Ilagazinie shelves at enih
with leafther and 1u pholstered seats. it displays a very pretty grain. 111
Come to Laurens Chautauqua May 17th to 24th.
*Make our store your headquarters. We will be open till 6 p. m. each day.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
+ SbCIETY. +
+ ~ + + + + +1 +1~ + +t +-+1
Mrs. Clivia Newton Evati
anniounces the engagement
of her daughter
Lien. Robert Eugene Day,
Senior at Clemson College.
Wedding in early sunlmer.
Miss Evatt is princlipal of AMt. Cailla
gher sehool, near Ware Shoals, and
its imany f-riends in thit section who
will be interested in thei announcerrient
of her approaching marriage.
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Rteception for finitors.
lrs. T. L. Tinmnerinai was hosteis
yesterday fron 3:30 to (:301) p. in. at a
beauti ful reception in Ionior of her
guest, Mrs. .1. 1F. Wilson, (i Aidison,
Ga. A color scheme of green and
white vas carried out in decoralions
and refreshliments, khe htvise! being
darkened to give -an evening effeet andi
unshaded green candles and electrie
lights furnishing the illuminatin. The
entire front of the house was Thrown
into oine, narcissus, ferns, palins and
trailing ivy being uised effev..vely
for decoration in carrying out the
color scheme. The center piece on the
dining room table was a beau-ttih
basket of white lillies and ferns en
twined with ivy, with streapers of
white maline draped from the chan
deller and tied in dainty bows to the
ta:blo corners. Refreshments consist
ed of ice cream in the -ehape of lillies,
and fruit ,punchi squares of white
'cake, followed by green and white
The guests were met at the door by
'Mrs. Itoss D. Young. Mrs. L. L. Moore
directed thom to the- receiving line
composed of the hostess, -Mrs. Wilson
and Mis. T. E. Trimmier, of Spartan
burg. Fntertvining here were 'Mrs.
Marion Simpson and Mrs. 'rnest
Machen, while Mrs. Fleming Smith
ushered them into the dining room.
Here Mrs. Geo. C. Albright served
cream and Mrs. Clifton Jones served
cake, assisted by Misses Lonise Smith.
Grace Young -aind Mary McCord -while
Louise McCord served mints. From
the dining room the guests were di
rected to a small alcove where 'Miss
Fannie Map Timmerman, of Gireen
wood, and AMiss Janie Hunter, of Ora,
presided o- er the punclh howl. As
sisting In entertain ing here were '\1r.
J. A. Todd, Mrs. Cora MeCord and
Mrs. Wilmot Holmes. Pa-ssing out of
the east door, souvenir cards were
pinned by Miss Sadie Padgett.
A delightful musical program was
rendered during the afternoon by Alrs.
Fred Blackman and Mrs. Luther
Roper. This was a delighiful affair
in every respect and enjoyed by the
more than 1310 -guests who were in
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Cross 11111, A pril :0.---A lovely home
wa-dding was solemnized last Tinesday
morning, at eleven Welock at the home
uif- the bride's parents, .\lr. and Nrs. W.
ild. (rif1n, when their eldest daghter,
'Ielen, became the bride of 1lenry Kerr
Bloyee. The Rev. J. ('. Wilson, pastor
ovf the bride offlelated.
'T'le decorations of the house were
of unusual beauty and simvplicity.
Upon the arrival of the guests which
were, -only the nearest relatives ant
immediate friends of the bride and
bridegroom, they were Imet-at tihe front
hall door by Mrs. I. W. Griflin and
AlIs O1adys Grifllin and -ushered Into
the ceremony room where the color
scheme of green and white were car
ried out in The minutest deta-. 'lland
some vases of each, %whIte Nirclssus
Ferns and Caltla Lillies were placed
oil the plano while In front of an al
cOve mantel large baskets of white
narcissus, ferns and trailing roses
were artistically groulped so that' they
twined over and abve a lov'ly malini
canopy, beneath which the br!de and
Miss Connie Turner pre'lided at the
PIano, playinig sweetly bcfO, the cere
mony "Flowers of Spring,'' and then
the notes of Lohengrin's Bridal -Chorus
were sounded and the minister entered.
After a short interval came the bride
and groom. "Flower Song" was softly
played during the ceremony.
Directly after congratulations from
the minister Misses Gertrude Leaman
ind Agnes LeOman invited the guests
to the dining room lovely in Its decora
tions oi tralling 1pitik roses where a
dleliclous salad course 'was served by
Mrs. .1. AI. Campbell, .lrs. It. S. Ellis
and 31jm Ercye Loner.
Next The guests wei:e asked by .\lris.
R. W. Griflin to the coffee room. There
\Misses Celia \lanheim and Gladys Grif
fin poured black coffee and 'Misses
Lizzle Dryson srAd *.ar-y_Uritlin served
it with whli;ved cream, iafterwards
passing the mint,,, This room was
deCorLted in beautful fit red r'osVs and'
In the hall, with Its decorations of
creoai roses, the handsome gifts were
The ynthful1 bride Iever looked
lovelier than on this occasion. She
Wore a ((it suill of miight blue With
hat and shoes of bronze and carried
a corsage houquet of white narcissit,
and lace ferns, tied with irge stiff
Immediately after being served, the
bride and groom left on their bridal
trip to points in Georgia.
The bride, as .\liss Gri ni, is one of
Vross 11111's most attractive young wo
men. She Is talented In music, being
the organist of the Rajptist cliirch1.
The groom Is a popular young business
man, being of the firm of one of Ohe
most progressive stores min the town.
They will be at home to their many
friends at the old Boyce horne.
1lE CItOP S.AE LATE.
[Poimtmissloner lfirris 31akes Suriey of
Crop Conditions and Offers Advice
Commi sioner Uarris has been malk.
ng a personal survey ofvthe crop con
litions in South Carolina and offers
tome advice to the farmers. "Usually
ay the middle of April," says Mr. Ilar
'18, "we find planting of cotton well
inder way, and indeed quite a lot of
!otton abo ground. This year, ow
ng to the unusnal weather, very lit
le cotton has been planted here or
Lnywhere in the cotton belt. Not over
O per cent of the average, crop has
een planted and a great deal of the
and is to be :repared for the pl)anting.
"Therefore, In order to make a nor
nal crop, every day from now hence
orth must be Idgal cotton weather.
"The sainning trade Is In the most
ilourishing condition in its history,
and It is being more generally recog
nlized that with the large udemandlits
for goods al present high levels the
price of Southern cotton is relative
ly cheap. According to the law of
supply and demand, cotton should
be sell-tig for 60 cents, the price that
tho Anierican Co, ton Associa t ion
recommiended for thev remiainder of thev
"Affairs are entirely in ithe hands
of farners and spots holders. If th ey
positively refui se to takIe presntIl Pil
es it wilI immediately advance to tMe
and above, as tie spinlners will cnll
the speculators for delivevry as they
are naking unheard of profits now. So.
I say again, sit steady in the hoal and
freez to your spots and hey will pay
"Ifr you hiave no uise for you r m11111 y
if you will hold your cotton until iJuly
19121. it will pay you a big interest for
after careftil review of the first crop
and weatiIr reports of the season.
sati lby staIte and afte o(mparison
vith private reiorts from every sttet t
itn the l:lt. w have arrived at the
concltusionl that this is likely to bo an
other season of short yield and that
fromt the beginning it Is doomed to Ie
a short crop. In thIe few sections of
tne Ieit. w.tere planting has beent done,
germlination is very unsatisfactory
nainly hecauset of the low Ivemn:eta
Iturv that hai prevailed and fhe first
hlntuing went to naught in large areas.
"Ii miany places in the belt it las
heenl planted now the third time be
fore g'ttinr: a stand. Too miucht rain
find low teiperatures always work
injury to the crops, especially cotton.
"There has never been a time
since Cotton has bheen planted that
such a bear raid has been made up
)Em spots Cotton, and they have not
sutccec'Jed in driving it (own. I want
to say to spots holiiers that If the
iventhe-- keeps good for a week or so
they will drive October and lDecember
:'ontracts much lower, but this will
not affect the spots If the holdev will
aot att panicky and sll."
Why pay Ilore for tle smame goods
when you can buy It for .iess at .. C.
Furns & Co.?
Buy your bil-1 at .1. C. Burns & Co.
Vou will snilc and bo happy.
When Georges Clemencau. Ithe bril
liant Prenelt statesnian, was recover
ing from the htullet wound of anl as
sassin who Ipaid the death penalty for
Iis inur 4derotus attack iO the aged
"Tiger of Fran'ce"' th lat ter contint
tIed to arrange the story of "The
St rongest ," his only -photodramia,
which William Fox will present at
the Opera liouse ntext. Monday.
Passing off the attempt. ont his life
as a mere tritle, Clemnenceau disre
"arded tlie advie of his physicians,
who precr.m ibled absolite Iulet for their
palient, by tptlindII\ evry Ia.y amtd
night completing "ThO Strongesf,"'
whihl. at the samle timle hec wa '- work
inl! ass:idulously onI the iwwakr ireaty
in ft 111 (laort o lift Francve t4\iI I the
tragic lire of the world war.
Previous to necepting4 William Pox's
f)ft r to scre n his lamttr str, (lemt
cvtlau hald bn siege1 w'ith\ lffers
to itmahe a pIeoakinlg 'prodi.1on of
"T'hei Stri stL " for the iage as well
as to make Wf it .1 cinema daa Ilis
,answ.erV(, however, was always- "W-ail."
(lemeionceault listened wit itterest to
.\ir. Fox's offer, for as a titila eI
thlsiast he was cognizant of the pop
ilarity of Fox entrtainments in.
France, England, Spain andii South
Amerien, as well Ias 1, the' U'nited
The publiention of "''lhe Strongr t'
is aI novel, i Englshs as v:e1 as in
lrench, iade a dep imss145 <fiot on fihe
i aties, and everywher4' the book was
halled as a masterpiece. When "The
Strongest" is shown On 1 the screen it
will give a new insight into the chatr
cter of ."'lhe 'Tiger of Frane," not
Ilone becase of Its Itremendotus pow
nr, but h))eeause of 11th' Imlom1tenttouts
vents that stirrounded its prepara
4'larner Hill, Olndstone, N, J., SeIls
lltat-SNA'. lie Nity.
"I sell and Its AT--SNAP. Like to
ook any man in tie fa' aild tell it's
lie hest. It's good." People like RAT
VA.'P hecause It "does" kill rats. Pet
'ifies carcass--leaves no smiell. Conies
n cakes.-no mixing to do. Cats or
logs won't touch it. Three sizes, 2-4e,
i0c. $1.00. Sold and gtuarnnte'ed by
.aurens lardware Co., Futnu's Drug
store, Kennedy Bros.