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* Local and Personal Mention. *
Capt. Arthur Lee, of Greenwood,
was a visitor in the city yesterdayj
Ars. /E. V. Ferguson and -daughter,
-Mary Lou, left Friday for, Montrat,
N. C., to spend some tihe,
Misses Nell and Eula Bobo, of Spar
tanburg, spent several days last week
with All's.'J. T. Al0aiider.
11isJulia Iee, of.Green.woodgapent
Sunday night q4g Ionday, ip the city
as the guest ofitfsfA'ini6 ,literson.
Mr. E. -H. Wilkes Is spenaIn'g thiq
week'-at Glenn Sprngs on his annual
as Lucy Darlington, who has been
Visiting Col. and Mrs. T. I. Parlington
for several weeks, left for her home
at Allend "1ay
Calhoun. 'Mclowan, Esq, 'of Chr
lotte, spelqt. Vhe Fourth in the city
with his aretits Hon. and INr. .P 1%
Miss Carolinb Vance, of columbia,
who is pleasantly remembered here,
spent the first part of the week in the
city with friends.
'Mr. Roy Little 11as accepted a place
in the office of Waldrop's Garage- and
ent 2red upon his (luties the thet of
Miss Janle Nabors has returned
from Buffalo, near Union, where she
has been working in the mill store
for the past year.
.isses Rebecca Clarke, Eidna Barre
and *Alha Bolt left last Tuesday for
a trip to Washington, Philadelphia,
New York and Niagara Falls.
ir. Frank Reid, whose headquar
ters are ili Columbia, and 'Mr. Tom T.
'Reid, or Statesville, N. C.I are spend
ing their suinmer vacation in the city.
Col. and Mrs. T. D. Darlington re
turned to the city Saturday after
spending a eek at Asheville, N. C.
They made iie ti'ip through the coun
try by Automobile.
31rs. Jolin F. Polt and granddaigh
ter, Sar'all, Richey, and Mr. Nat Ken
nedy left- Monday morning by auto
mobile' for Greensboro, N. C., where
they will visit M.\l. and Mrs. F. P.
Tatuni for several (lays.
Miss Mlinnie Irvin, who has been
critcally Ill for several days, was
slightly better yesterday but It Is
thought that several weeks must
claps'e before the danger period is
, Mr. R. 'Fleming Jones left Saturday
for lhiladelpfilia and other plaaes in
the North to buy hardWare supi)plies.
On account of scarcity of stocks in
ths sition he has been unable to keep
his store supplied with many iniple
ments and tools in this section.
Mrs. George Slover, of Newbern, N.
C., arrived a few days ago to visit her
son, .lr. George ,Slover, Jr., who Is
connected with the engineering de
partment of the county highway com
mission. They have rooms at the
home of .\lr. and l\rs. [E. II. Wilkes.
Mrs. W. L. Boyd and Miss Wil Lou
Boyd have returnedl from Atlanta,
where the latter underkent an opera
tion on her foot. Although the opera
tion was successful, she has not en
tirely recovered and is not yet able
to take up hef dltes as5 stenograp~her
M\r. Frank -I. Itoland, a wvell known
citizeni of the wecstern part of the
county, was stricken with paralysis
last Tuesday ygd was in a critical con
ditIon for several days. The reports of
the -last few days give hope of his rg
.\ir. arnd .lrs. R. iL. Green, former
r'esidlent of 'this city when M\r. Green
wvas connected' with the old1 furnituire
factory, \ve,'e visltors at the home of
,.\r. anid Mr)s. J. 'Ii. Cunningham forma
short time;Sugd.y., M\r. Gre~en is now
in the furniture hl' ess in Atlamnta.
M\rs. ICnna Sh ij,~ho sust ainedi a
severe allocle#N' ~l b'kn limb several'
weeks niio when she tell down the
ering from' her injuries. Her many
friends have. reason to hope for an
early and, comnplete recovery.
Mir. C. W. Wells, wvho has given ef
ficient service as government cotton
gradet on the local market for the
past adlson, left M\onday for Clemson
college and will likely go from there
to sonme other point in the state. .\lr.
Wells, madle many friends here who
regretted very much to see him leave.
Should the work be continued here
the next season, it is probable that
another man will be stationed here as
it is the policy of the department to
change gradlers each year.
liig (lanme Thuirsdaty.
The local "Outlaw" base ball team,
comp~osed of has-beens, try-outs and
those who have gotten the tin can
from the local league club, will go up
against the "F'irst Nine'' Thursday af
ternoon at 5:30 o'clock, according to
reports circitlated on the streets yes
terday, Thepitgi,ng skitf.~ anil other
paraphernigh 1-' WO6~ bethe SuI
nounced, but .the "Outlaws" seem
'Dlretty confident that they have a good
timntre in view.
LEAD OF LEAGUE
Laurens Takes Uie Cellar After 'tvo
Disastrous aniies' with the Clin.
OlIintoh ipa4e a fArn grasp on the
top mflahtwof.. qtho Laurens- County
beaguiteflag pole dxlring the last two
ganes by 'tkink. both of the seriep,
Lrom Laur'e'i. ~ in th gane a 'Olin
ton Tues'day, stop'ped after the fifth
Inning ~b' rain, IL.urens *lost on or
WB)cu - kpAlyy.^score t) Xy t o.
Bobo for .Laurens p1ihed a good game
for ;.th local. boys, jut didn't gbt 8u
Diort in "the pinches. . The feature o.t
the game was the one-hand siaib o
choberger's long .ly by Fuli
the local team. -
S0c4e by innings: IRt
knaitin .......o 60-2 r V
.O20 03-5 1
Bobo and 'Barreti4'
UIteckman and B'rde' 4d Austin.
The. second game, pid on theolo-.
al grounds after a hea&y. raIn yb4
terday, was anybody's game until the
sixth inning when Clinton heveloped
a batting rally and Laurens developed
wildness with the wing. Beckmian,
Clinton's spit-ball artist, was cool and
effective all through the game besides
wielding a heavy stick at the bat. The
game was called at the end of the
sixth inning on account of darkness,
the score standing 9' to 3 in favor of
Score by lenings: R II E
I-jaurens ...... ..010 110-3 6 2
Clinton ........001 107-9 10 13
2ox, Owens and Ba'rrett.
Beckman and Austin.
The game between Cross 11111 and
Owings at Owings Friday was called
in thd third inning with Owings In
the lead 2 to 0. Sam Lanford, the old
league, was in the box for the Owings
aggregation and promised a great
game. 'Cross Hill tuined the tables
yesterday, however, deteating the Ow
ings team 2 to 0. Batteries for Cross
-11ill were Culbertson and Culhertson,
and for Owings, Lanford and Drum
. Next Games.
Cross .Hill at Lau ns;
Owinen nt Ciintne*
Laurens at Cr oss Hill.
Clinton at Owings.
Standing of the League.
Won Lost P. C.
Clinton ............5 1 833
'Cross Hill...... .....4 1 800
Owings - . .1 4 200
Laurens...... . .1 5 167
Billy Patterson lunter.
Little -Billy Patterson 'Hunter, the
two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.
-Ben Hunter, died 'Sabbath afternoon,
July 4th, at 5 o'clock. All that med
ical skill and loving hands, and im
portunity in prayer could do failed
to stay the home-going of the dear
babe's soul. Jesus had said as in (lays
gone by. "Suifer the little chIld to
come uinto me, and forbid him not."
'is stay in this world w~as brief.
llis sick ness 'was brief, but lie had
fulfilled all the missions for whilch
he came. The broken-hearted par
ents have sweet memorIes, and a
blessed faith ini that gladI day when
they shall see filly again. A host of
friends helped lay the little bodly
away in Ora cemetery.
(Geo. H., Anidersoni Dead.
'Geo. 1-. Anderson, formerly of this
City and having many friends here,
(died at his home in Greenwood yes
terday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. lIe
was aboilt 45 years of age and reared1
near .holly Orove church in this coun
t3'. 'lHe mnarriedl a Miss -Wells, of
Greenwood, nnd a son of theirs, -Pluss
Anderson, dliedl of influenza at Camp
Jackson last year. No announcement
has iech' thade as to the funeral,
though It Is supposed that It will take
place in Greenwood. ,.
Mrs. Zeniora Elmor..
rThe funeral sefvices over the re
mains of Mrs. Zenora Iilmore, who
died last M\onday at the home of her
dlaughiter, Mrs. L. F. Nelson, were held'
at M\t. Pleasant churc .l Tuesday af
tern-on, Rev. S. ii. Templemnan con
dulin~lig the exer 'ises. M\rs. Elmore
wvas the w'dow of the linte Mathew I$1
more, of the county, anid was 87 years
of age. She had lived with her daugh
trfor somne years. She was a mem-'
!;er of the Baptist churchi ond a con
secrated Christian woman.
Card of Thanks.
W~e wish -to express oufr rleepesCt
gratitude to our 'friends for the miany
kindnesses, rendlered during the re
cent lillness and dleath of our darling
baby. -May God's richest bleseing rest
on each and all.
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Hendlerson.
'We wish -to thank -our friends -for
hell) given us'attef our house burned.
Mr. and Iera. T. . Bramlntt and gn.
-Friends in the county of 1lev. J. W.
Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. John D.
W'. Watts,..will read with interest the
ecount of his marriage Wednesday
afternoon to Miss Mattie Leila Reid,
pf Spartanburg, which appeared In
Re State Sunday, as follows:
Spartanburg, July 3.-An Interesting
wedding took place in thq First Bap
List church Wednesday at 2 o'clock
wheil Miss Mattie Leila Ried, daughter
ofMrs. Della Liles Ried, became the
bride of the .Rev. J. W. Watts, of Lau
rens. Dr. W. L. Ball officiated. The
chireh had beautiful but simple dec
ortions of evergeens and ferns and
irior to le ceremony Miss Mary War
ren of Dunn, 9. C., sang "Lecatuse"
and "0, Promise Me." To the strains
of the wedding march from Loliengrin,
played by Miss Ola Blush, the ushers
entered. These were Julian Carpenter
of Ljandrum. the Rev. E. A. Fuller of
Mountville, l13rice Riled, Bryan Liles
and Ediimund Caldwell of tihi scity.
Immediately preceding the bride were
little Alarion Ball, as flower girl, and
\Viliam BaH, as ring bearer.
The bride entered wi-th iher uncle,
Floyd L. Liles. She wore a handsome
tailored snit of midnight blue with ae
cessories to match and her Corsage
bouquet was of bride roses and fern.
She was met at the altar Iv tihe bride
groom withi his best man, the Rev.
Norfleet Gardner of Norfolk.Va. After
the Ceremony an informal reception
was held at. the home of .Mr. and Mrs.
T. A. Camp on Kennedy street, Mr.
and .\Ir*,s. Watts leaving during the af
ternoon for a trip through the moun
tains of North Carolina.
Mrs. Wlatts is a graduate of Lime..
stone college an(d recently attended a
training school in Louisville.
Mr. Watts is a student at the South
ern Theological Seminary at Louisville
and after spending the summer at his
home in Laurens will leave for Louis
ville in the autumn to complete his
('LOSED SU'NDAY NIGHT
Many Professions of Fiith and (ener
al Improvement Iin S1iritnal ('ondi
The Gypsy Smith, Jr., revival serL
vices, which have been in proiress
since Junc 6th, came to It close Sun
day night. The evangelist, who had
been JoinMd here several (lays before
by his. wife and child, and the choir
master, Mr. 'Charlie Allen, left the
same night for their homes in ('on
necticut. From there Mr. Smith will
sail for England to visit his father,
'Rev. Gypsy Smith, the noted English
preacher, and his grandfather, Rlev.
Cornelius Smith, also an evangelist.
I' 110n hiis return to thiis coiunt ry, Rev.
Smith will go to Greenwood where he
will conduct a series of services be
ginning September 211.
Th'le expienses or the meeting, in
cluding the rental of tents and chairs,
erection of thle pulp1iit and (hir
standl, thei payment or the travelinag
and~ hotel expenses of the evangelist
and singer and the paymienit of the
salaries of the singer and pianist. all
amounttig to about $2,~500. were raised
dumrinig the first pa rt or the meetinig.
As a free-will offering to the evainge
list, the community and vicinity con
tributed aiplox'imnately $3,1 00 Sunday
and S'und~ay night. In addition to this
M\r. .Allen was presented wIth a hand
some t raveling ease by the chioir and
Mr. Smitih was presentedl with a silver
set by thme ushers. In a short address
before the sermon Sunday night Mr.
Simith feelingly expressed his thlanlyu
to all of those who had contributed
to the success of the meeting.
Last night the services came to a
final close with ah 01(1 time experi
ence meeting in the tent. This was to
have been held as The Advertiser was
going to press. This mor'ning work
will be begun on removing- the tent
and by tomorrow all phy3sical aspects
of the meeting will be removed.
111y) New Runugalow.
Trhe new buingalow onSouth I laiper
street, completed1 several weeks ago
by Mr. Gary Martin, was sold lastI
week to Mr. James 'C. Todid. The fig
utres in the deal were not given out.
You Gmurd Agamlusnt hurglairs, lHut
What About lis I
,Rats steal millions or dollars' worth
of grain, chickens, eggs, etc. Destroy'
prop~erty and are at menace to hiealthi.
If yout are troubled with rats, try
RAT-SNA'lP. It will surely kill hieni
-prevent odors. Cats or (logs won't
touch it. Comes in cakes. Three,
sizes, 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold1 andl gmar..
anteed by IAurens..Hardwvare Co., Put
nam'st Drug 'Store, Kennedy -Bros.
Cos Casse arip and Uineeze
l.AXATIVE nROMO QtlInkE Sabte ...... be
TIiEi BRAVEST OF'THE BRAI E.
How Caifin Farley of J. E. 13.
Stuart's Sin Ied,
(From the Baltimore Sun.)
Major 'II. I, McClelland, adjutant,
general of the Confederate cavalry
corps of General J. E. '13. Stuart, pub
lished in his history of the operations
of spid cavgiry an account of the fol
lowing Incident which occqrred dur
ing the big cavalry light at 'Brandy
Station, Va., during the war between
the states: General Butler and Cap
tain Farley the latter of General
Stuart's stpff, were stanfling side by
side, with their horses' heads turned
in opposite directions when a shell
rrom the enemy's battery struck the
ground, ricochetted, cut off -Butler's
right' leg above the ankle, passed
through his horse, Farley's- horne and
carried away Farley's leg at the knee.
The lion. John T. Rhett, of South
Carolina, quoting from the Ilion. M. C.
Butler, of that state, says: "it was a
scene which for knightly courtesy and
heroism cannot be surpassed. I saw
that shot fired by the enemy's gun
had taken effect in a small group of
men standing near ine. We took Cap'
tain Farley out of a blanket, in which
he had been placed, and put him in
an old trough. lie was very cool, even
iftasant an(l smiling, though evidently
In great pain. Just as we were about
I-) send hiin away, pointinp g to the leg,
which had been cut off by the shell
he asked me to bringt it to him. I did
so. Ile took it and pressed it to his
bosom, as one would a child, and said,
miling: 'it is an old friend, gentle
men. I do not wish to part with it.'
lie then said: 'Good-bye and forever:
I know my condition and we will not
meet againi.' Courcteously, even si i
ing, he nodded to us as the mllen bore
h11im away. ie died within a few
I knew Captain Farley well. 'Ie was
admired by all who knew him for his
splendid courage. He was one of Gen
cral Stuart's favorites and. few ''on
federate ofilcers had as many friends.
.Ile often went scouting Into the ee
my's line, generally alone, and fre
quently brogTht back iprisoners
sometimes cavalry, with their horses
and equipment. .1 was with him on
lone occasion when lie captured sev
eral Yankee aflicers N ith tik-ii horses.
OITANNING M. S.\iLTHl,
IOne of Stuart's Cavalry of the Army
6t Northern Virginia.
Laurel, Md., .uly 2.
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