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* Local and rersonal Mention..,
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Mr. C. C. Wharton, of Greenwood,
was a business visitor in the city
.\ir. Albert Teague, of Atlanta, has
been spending several days in the
city with his mother.
Mr. W. S. 'Wlright, of Savannah,
spent several days it the city last
week with his father, Air. J. N.
\lr. larion 1I. Wilkes, of Augusta,
has been spending a few days in
the city with his parents, Alr. and \l rs.
E. H-. Wilkes.
Aliss l(.becca I.ake has rettrned to
the city after attending 'rhe dlances
given by Voiford students at Spartan
burg last week.
. Misses Anna and Wilner l'rentiss,
of Greenville, have been spending sev
era;l days in the city ,vi!th their grand
mother, .\rs. W. -I. Garrett.
.!r. and !rs. Yancey Gilkerson and
!'00 son, Yancey, Jr., of Greenville,
spent S-unday in the city with Mr.
nd AlMrs. W. 11. Gilkerson.
Aletss. B. A. Sullivan, Charles F.
Flmciiiing, W. 11. ilichey, .lr., Jamlies
and idgar Jrcovs are among those at
tending the Phirtieth Division re
union in Asheville this week.
Aliss Fannie Hampton Craig, of New
Orleans, stopped over in the city yes
terday to visit .rl. and Airs. 11. S.
Islack well and Airs. Jane Stoney
while on her way home from New
Alr. and Alrs. Ed. H. ('rows returned
to their home n lIEd elieid yeste'-day
muori ii ,_ nafter -pending :Severai( (liys
in the city with r'lative.i. Allt. Cr ws
is now fo -eman in th plant of taio
Edgetield Advertiser. IHis manly
friends were glad to see lim here
Alr. .1. V. Alurra and little son, of
Charleston, who have been visiti:g
Air'. \luarray's paraen;s, Mr1-. and .Ilrs.
1). E. larnett, for several weeks, have
returned to their home in htrileston.
\Ir. lurray cane up last week to ac
company them home.
Al r. '.. F. Burns and faimily motored
to the 2hieks Springs sanitarium Sun
day to visit Airs. fBurns, who has been
undergoing treatment there for several
weeks. They returned home with the
encouraging news that Airs. Iurns was
steadily invroving and may be able to
return home this ,week.
\1Alias Minnie Rogers, county health
nurse, returned last week from a visit
of several weeks In Canada, where
she atteded tile Qainada National EIx
hibition, at Toronto, 11(1 also friends
at Woodstock, Ontario. The Canada
National. I'7hiition is in the nature
of an annual exposition of natural
and manufactul ing resources and is
a great gathering place for Cana
(11 1 1s.
Air. Eugene P'ow -r. son of Alr. and
Airs. C. A. Power and a graduate of
Furman University in the class of
192(,, left last week for L.ynidon, KY.,
where he accepted a professorship in
the Kevnuteky .\itlitary Aenldemay as a1
teacher of seience. Duaring the sum-~
mie lhe has been working for the Laii
rena Natioa 10 Ba1 nk, but decided to
r'iake a change Ii pen the recei-pt of a
very flattei.:~ cf~cr.
Al r. and .\lrs. N. C. liughes moved
into oneO of the Liaurens Trust Comi
pany cottages on Irby avenue last
.week and are keeping house there now.
\Alr. and( .\les. JIess lehman occu py thle
othier cottage on thei samiie street.
AIrs. l13art R ichey, of Columibia, is
apenilng several dlays in the (city with
Mtr. andi Airs. W. T. Rtichey wvhile her
huisband( I ilt atend injg the TIhirtileth Di=
vision reunaIon in Asheville.
.\1r. L. GA. THolfe, for a number of
years linotype operator~ for The Ad
yertiser, gave up lis place Saturdaly
and is spenin~ lg this wveek in Anider=
501n betoe takbng up1: work wIth Ja-1
coib; & -Comp~any sa n. Clinton. is
place is; l'eing taken this week by Air.
.1. 1P. IBoower. of Charlotte, whio coil
rented to fIll in the interval until next
Wee' when Mir. .Jas. Ti. Caipleman,
,of Rock 11111, will take the Place rega
Clintoni Latdi Win,
The foot baji team of the Thornwvell
Orphanage took the first game of the
season from the ,aurens high school
team Saturday afternoon by a score of
29 to Il. The local lads could- not
withstand the heavy onslaughts of the
ClInton ladls and were weak on inter
ference when thcy securiedi the ball.
'rho next ganie wv.111 be played at Gaff
'1FINE FORl S0ftF EVES8
It In sulrprising howv qickly eye lin
flammation is heliped by comnion
witchhazel, camphor, hydr'astls, etc.,
as mixed in Lavoptik eye wvash. One
elderly lady, who ha dbeen t rou bled
rwlth chronic eye iiflammiation (or
mnany years, was greatly helpehd In two
dlays. We. gua~rantee a small bottle
of LIavoptlik to hellp ANY CASID wveak,
strained or Inflamed eyes. Aluninutm
eye cup IDE. -Putnam Dr'ug 8toi'e.
N9. 11 Adyt,
The following announcement sent
out from Marion last week will be
read with much interest here:
Mlr. and Mrs. 0. G. Minshew
announce the marriage of their friend
Miss Margaret (Elizabeth Angel
Mr. William Carlisle Bolt
on Thtirsday, September the
one thousand nine hundred and twenty
larion, South Carolina
after September thirtieth
I.autrens, E'"'uth Carolina
irs. Bolt was formerly connected
with the Julia lrby sanitarium in this
city and has many friends here who
will welcome her return. Mr. Bolt is
a veteran of the World War and is now
sun erintendent of city strects.
0 0 0
lr. and Mrs. .John F. Bolt announce
the engagenent of their daughter,
Sarah Ilance, to Barney . Foreman
Owens, of )unbarton. The wedding
to take place in November.
Alr. and Mrs. I. C. Richardson in
vited a few friends to a delightful
Bridge party at their hone on Farley
ave!1ue . Wedn c-day evening. After
a nulmber of games ewere played a
tempting salad course was served.
The Wednesday Club will meet at -1
o'clock Wednesday afternoon with
'\ is. 13. L. Jones.
'1111:E Fl U l['i'INU AI).iI AL
AdniIral Samnuel McGowan Wages a
('ontinous Battle Against, 1igh
Prices. Iuys tis at 00e.
The following, which appeared some
weeks ago as an editorial in the Co
lumbia, Record, and since been reprint
ed successively it the Detroit Times,
the Washington Post and the Army
and Navy Register, will be read with
interest here, where the "Fighting Ad
miral" comes to rest from his arduous
The real lighting admiral of the
American navy isn't Admiral Sims oi
Admiral Benson or Admiral Rodmal
or any of the "seartiogs" who do their
admiral ing aboard ship cr in foreigi
ports. For they only fight during'war
if at all, and then at only infreqiuent
But down in the east wing of the
big new navy building in Washingtor
Rear Adminiral Samuel .McGowan di
rects a continuous battle. As chief of
the bureau of supplies, .\lcGowaa is ir
constant conflict with interests and
influences seeking to hold the navy
and the country up to profiteering
Thlese are not littlebate.N
more strenuous conflicts are wvagedl o1
the high seas than some of thosc
waged in .\cGowan's offlec, for nc
greater pirates ever sailedl thle mal
thani some of those with whom .\c.
The latest -public enemy on iwhon
.\lc~owan has turned his guns is the
oil lproiltcer. When the price of fue'l
oil to the navy Jumpied from 83 cent.
a barrel to $2.85 in one year, McGow
an decided It was time to fight. Th<
result is that (luring the next yeai
navy officers, sp~ecial ly dletailed(, will
learn all the steps andl Processes in re
fining oils, will secure full figu res or
production and refining tosts and will
put linele Sam~ ini poslition to operant
his own refinerIes, with the output
frot his own nav'al oil ireser'ves, il
Iemniiiibering thle liowder man ufael
uirrs siid th'e armor -plate barons, thie
il inters'cts may he expected to thini
twice before dIriving the government
Into active competition, If. for in
stance, it should he shown that gaso
line0 could be0 prioduced and1( sold ata
good pirofil at 20 cents a gallon.iw hich
is thle price t-he navy will pay foi
some 8,000,000 gallons this year. the
public would not long standl to pay 3(
to 35 cents.
The navy is maintained for our na
tional prnotection. That it may be uitil.
l'zeal to protect the public generally
from internal dlomestic enemies ir1
time of peace as wvetl as against for
eign foes .during was is not so well
uinderstood. Mcflowan unider'stalnds it,
however, and is fighting it out on that
1i1:ie. ie's really an admirable adcl
Mtaniy See0 ractors Work
A larige nmber' of people attendled
the triactor decmonst rationt given by ai
numbier of T2aurenfl county dealers he
twveen I,attrens andI 'Clinto~n yesterday,
Muich Interest -was taken in the dem
onstration biy the farmers, the ad
v'antageis of ' gasoline and~ 'kerosene
over' hprse poAver being forcefully
diemonstration. A bountiful barbecue
dinner was served.
01UD0 HIoKORY MEN
MEET IN ASHEVILLE
'Second I'union of Thirtieth to Open
'I'oday. Many. in Attiendance.' Gov
ernor Cooper on Program. Next
Convention (oes to Tennessee.
Asheville, N. c., Sept. 27.-With
more than 4,500 veterans registered
up. to midnight tonight, everything is
in readiness for the official opening to
morrow morning of the second annual
reunion of the Old Hickory associa
tion of the Thirtieth.division. Pres!
dent 11. 13. Sprigs of Greenville. S. C.,
tsated tonight that all indications
pointed to at least 5,000 veterans oe
lng registered by the time the conven
tion opiens tomorrow.
A message received here tonight was
to- the effect that Gov. A. -1. Roberts
of Tennessee could not be present, but
I Gov. T. W. lliekett of North Carolina
and Gov. IR. A.. Cooper of South C aro
lina arrived tonight as did Cri;:. Gcn.
E. .\1. Lewis of ('amp Pike, Ark., over
seas co:nmander of the division. when
it broke the IIindenburg Iinc on Sep
tember 29, 1918 .
A feature of the first day will be
the big parade to be staged tomorrow
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock through th'e
maian streets of the city. this beling thf
second parade tire division icml.:
have given s!;nce they left France.
Asheville l'ople have openet their
homes to the veteran, r'oomiis h1 i:1;
been (onatoi for 4..,00 andI the remain
der will sleep on lankets: fu rn ished by
the arty Sou t hestern -head( tinarters:
at 'harleston. 2,500 having b:'en ship
pel here for use in pmhli' huild'u.
Free meal:; v:ill be furnished by funt ':;
(onated by the people geer:':al.
Invitaotions have bren received from
Knoxville, 'lattanooga and Nashville.
It is concede dthat the next con'(n -
lion will go to a Tenaessee town. h e re
heia: an uww''.ritten understanding, tl'c
oillcia!s state, that ench of the thrv
ta.e:;. N'lth and South ('a:'olna and
'i'ennesse'e. will take iurln ab1out in
entertaining the rennlons. Tle first
eunii ion was hel'l ;'t Greenville. S. C..
last year, where the (ivislon trained.
FI ERETT' A WIDE
WORLD TR.1 VEI,i.lR1
Few singers have roamed the globe
more than 'Carlo Ferretti, the wellI
xgown' italian baritone, who is now a
member of the World's Famous Artists
Company. Signor Ferretti believes,
that a Ainger should travel in order to
gain experience, c pecially if he in
tends making concert his fort. Folk
songs and such never fail to attract
music lovers, and Ferretti found great
interest in collecting folk songs from
China, ,lapan, Java, India and other
parts of the T,'ar East. lie studied
opera and Sung in many parts of Eu
"n1d was a success wherever 'tne
Belongs to the garden of
bright as well as useful
things. She not only
pleases the eye and adorns
the landscape but in her
soul are highly beneficial
has writfen this fasci
nating ,romance with the
idea of benefiting readers
by chasing away gloom,
It contains mystery, ro
mance and dramatic ele
ments, but its prime qual
ity is in its fanciful charm
served with exquisite
good humor. It concerns
Bob Singleton, an Ameri
can invalided from the
Royal Flying Corps,
"Aunt Alice," the young
and fascinating widow of
his eccentric uncle; her
companion,. Mrs. Farns
worth; a foreign agent,
Count Montani; "Aunt
Alice's". fan, an official of
the state department and
a prisoner in the tool
house. It will get your
interest and agitate your,
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- Laurens, S. C.
Citation for Letters Aldlinistratil n
The State of Soulth ;''arolina,
(ount11y of Laurens
(y O. G. Thompson, Probate .ludge U:..J 1e...e.
Whereas Carolina H1ig'ilns nade
suit to mne to grant her Let'ers of Ad
'ministration of the 14t ate enl1d effects
of Ludy .\lills. We Beg Announce Reduction
these are 'Therefore. to elte and
onish all and singular the Kin- Studebaker
''0 a:nd Creditors of the said Ludy
lil. deceased, that they he andi rp
" before me, in the Court of Pro- Bi Si S
bate, to he held at Laurens Coautr Si$1
llouse,'Laurens, S. C., on the sith day of pcaSiStdbkr$215no $98
Oheobe .1 2 next, after pulini on
hereof, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, L S 6
to show cause, if any they have, w 1i dhy Have For Sale
the said Adin instratlion shoul d not lhe
Given tunder m1ly hand this 22nd day Dodge Touring Car, practically new,
of September, Anno 00)omini 1920.
O. G. Thomnpiisen k1al) uoRo practically new
I. Ford Car, Self Starter.
Habitual Constipation Cured
in 14 to 21 Days
"LAX-FOS WITH PEPSIN" is a specially
prepared Syrup Tonic-Laxative for Habitual
Constipation. It relieves promptly but
should be taken regularly for 14 to 21 days Laurens S. C.
to induce regular action. It Stimulates and
Regulates a Very Pieasant to Take. GOc
per bottle. I .
W. M. Switzer, Mgr. PRINCESS THEATRE
for week ending THURSDAY
LIGHTNING ItY' E. No. 11 S A W I E
Nl'NINilNE C41311: ( Adapted rrom the Play by Eugene Walker03E
and a Western
THTDAYirection Howard Hickman
'NATIONAL. l'IUTI'RES Senario by Katherine Reed
",ilST A% W IFE"
"A1l Stll C t Kathly Williams, o Stewart, Leatrice Joy ;f
All Star Catst ay'o i
FIDDAY and Other Screen Favorites
TOM1 .\IX innaSucs
"TI E 'I\III0I Genuine Baoawa
SAT'it1DAY Human Interest Drama With a Punch
"FLMR01 F''AIt LIESS," No. 11
AL ST. ,1olIN 0'031C FRIDAY
and a Good Western
lNiE T E-1 T! il 1 NIsT h l N E"
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.\lUTT & .1EF In His Latest and Greatest Thriller
TUI EIDA Y
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