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"Well, Mary Anin Winters! If I'm
not glad to see you. Come right in
and take off your things, this minute.
Stow did11 you happeni to get away so
early? I was going to phone you the
iext thing I did, after I'(l counted the
glasses, to see, how ilanly are still with
us." A Al... N lliott drew her guest
into her iooim to lay .;ide her wreaps,
so that the two m ight e all rcady to
1)0luige at. onee into the all absorbing
topic of pltianning the Christmas dini
Mlary Anon 5tuied I ai front of tle
miro111r a to fluff up her hair a bit, pout
ing at the rellection, antid commenting
onl the fat that she had washed her
hall two days before ai( it just wouldi
act so mean11.
"I o-evr(!," she sin illed, "'that'
neither here nor there. Tlli me how
mnny glasses did yo)u fin(d?"'
Ilere are still six of my good ones
in the chin a closet, and the rest I
lioe to finid scattered over the house.
-Veiry o of uts has to have a glass
of water at bed tine, and no one
would think of takinig other than the
best to hiis roomii. I lut I'll Iu1n ariound
and collect theli later, though I know
there wol'! be an evenl dozen, so we
will h1.ave to maike some of tile old
Ms. EIlliott and Mari'y Ann started
armii inl arm1 for the dining room, Mary
Ann remlarking that to start planning
a diInner one Ieally had to have a
"Oh, 'I don't have to bother with
that," replied Mis. 'Elliott, opening her
desk and finding a slip of paper. She
waved It at 'Mary Ann.
"See this! This is Janie's cont4.
bution. She said, 'now, Imothei dear,
there Is one thing I can do, so please
let me. I can work out the mehu for
1is and order things at the market,
even if I .vn't have time to help nmuch01
with the baking and that part." She
' I she' wanted a perfectly simple,
old-fashioned dinner that wouldn't be
too awfully much work to prepare, so
that we would enjoy It, too, and not
be all win out getting it. I told her
you would be over soon, so she made
us a rough outline, last night. You
f;ce she hasn't decided yet on whether
we -A.Ill have oyster' or grape fruit
eo'ktalIs, but we will I0ee( the cock
lail glasses at any iate."
"''lher'e they are hiding. I can see
guaranteed to re
Made with the celebirat
ei dit'R'Y liO(C Mtin- '
cra V,'ater. Write for
Order a case today L~
from youri giocer.
D~o You Sep Out Wt iih Stina an Vigori
Are You Able to (et Tihinugs Done(l
D)ON'T STiAND) IN YOURI OWN WAY
A Hard Tlime of it. Theiy Shiouild
Loo0k at the facts of your health. Sa
mluchl (dpenlds on having red1 bieod. If
you1 stad u in fron'0Jt of' your w.or'k
withi hlf-starve'd bl!.d in your' sy'stemi
you are' staningi in your1 owni -ey. You
are blocking your (own pro're'0.
Thin blood makes you dull. It
makes you pale, Yo uitak~e no enjoy
mfenit out of your work, it is only half
as good as it should be,
You can remedy that condiltion so
easily. Ilegin takIng that thie tonic,
Pepto-Mangan, today and keep it upl
foir awhile. Your' bloo.1 ill hecomet
nonithed. Pepto-Mangan miakesi r'ed
blood corpuscles. You will get energy
and~ stronig p~owert of resistance. in~
siteadI of standiing. in your OWn) Way
you wvill push yourseliof ahead 'oecaiit
of greater vitality,
Hunt be( sure you get the genulnt
Pepto--Mangan. It is iput up in botti
liquid and Vablet form, Ask for
"(ludo's" and be sure that the name is
on the package. The tablets or the
.liqtuid have the same medicinal vahlue.
them on the shelf away back.' cried
Mary Ann. "Let's get them right down
and arrange them on the table. They
v:III have to be washed anyway."
"Wait a minute," replied Mirs. Ei
liott. "I'i getting out the long tamte
cloth. Did you notice I have put
tlrvee leaves In the table? Old deat'
(patting he folded cloth), you have
not been out since last Christmas, have
you, what our having been away so
long, and Thipiksglivinig at your house,
Mtry Ann. That was the bep 1um
iu(l(llng you gave us,. You see. .ane
hs 1lannled mince JiC for iei desert
for a Cliane. And that reminds me,
I must run down to fihe preserve clog
et and see if those two jars of mince
moat have kept all right. One or two
things have spolle(d down there, and
Ilin sure it is cool enough. They can't
have been sealed carefully."
'i's. Elliott's hands were busy as
she went on talking, and Mary Ann
exclailed with( delight. whlen she
shook out a lovely Madiera center
"Oh,'' she prot es ted. "'don't use
that. You rellemn bei' we had our mini1d
:l set on holly hea ld about a little
tree for the center of the table, and
that pretty thiig might got stained.
Do put it away. And before you for
:zet it, 'what about oyster' forks, and it
I use tlhes;e bread and butter ':'lates
inunder the cocktail glasses, what shall
we do for' rl'ead and 1)buttei's?''
Mirs. Elliott laughted her' jolly, In
fectious laugh. "Aren't we having
the best time " she said, "just fussing
and a planning over .this precIous din
ner'? There, I'll set your minds at rest
at once. .lotileri Elliott is coming
over tonorrow, with the lend of her
oyster forks, and Jane is stopping to
0der' a dozenl new tea plates oil hei'
way home this evening. So that's that"
"So it is," said Mary Ann, "and next
comos the soul). Afar off, I can view
the Soup plates, all neatly but firmly
stacked on the middle dlstance of tile
sideboard. Now let us concern our
SCIves over the r'esting place of the
dear' old turkey, ils very self, If it Isn't
"There's the platter on the plito
r'aIl. It only comes down o-- state oc
casions," smiled Mi.s. El liott. who by
this time 'was sorting out the flat sil
ver. "Rellemllbei' it's heavy--ther..
Now it's down."
Mary Ann deposited it with care on
the table and announced that she w\as
going to select jam dishes, that being
a coliectiive term, she explained, mean
lng inlekle dish, celery and olive dish,
cr'aniberry jelly (dish not to melntlin
0o10 really inteindedlt for' jam.
Mr's. Elliott looked up froml her si
ver., "A dhozenl and( a half forks is all
v'ery well,' she said, "for' our usual
family of four', but w~hat with a saladl
and~ a pie course, I really shall have
to accept the loan of your nIce, ne0w
Mary Ann's eyes tinikled. "What
(10 you thnik I brlouight myv knitting
bag foi'? To draw forthi knitting from
its depths? Nay, nay, dlear' frIend. I
just put those same forks In it early
tils mioriniig and1( put1 my) hat on top
tile bag so that I su rely wou ldin't comec
avxay without them."l,'
iF(ood. You 'rie a nice, s v ect child,''
r'eplied a'rs, 'Elliott, kissing her', and
reac'hinig thle next minute foi' tho shei'
"Iut you said pie foi' dlessert,'' ob
jeeted .Mar'y Ann,
"Quite 'so, lile it is, aind (10 see if
there aire twel te plates ini that pIle
o'ver there," She went on unconcern
cudly counting sherb'et cupts. "I won't
keepI you in suispense. Jane thinks ani
ic'( is juast great with the meat course,
and( SO it is, in spite of baked 5(luashi,
sweet potatoes, and~ cr'eamedl beans to
take one.'s attenltion. That's why these
She surveyed1 the table with pleas
tire, and then tui'ned to tI e menu
again. "It's just about flnishedi," she
said.(l "If you wIll get the salad plates
out, and count these after-dinner cof
fee clups. I'll star't polishing the famu
1Mary looked uip wIth interest, to see
Iwhat this might be. "Oh, goody, that
lovely 01ld silver coffee pot. Aren't
you Iproudl of it? So gladl to see It
agaIn, bless its heart," she' exclaimled.
"WVell, said( Mr's. Elliott, with a sigh
of regret, "I guess we are -just about
through. I'll make a note to buy a
nice, soft cotton Santa Claus, and the
little tre'e in the center will need to
be trimmed, There aire still napkins
to look up, but that's all, So thenh
thanks to your help, Mary Ann, we
are all set for our ChrienmaR dinner."
I'A It A N1l Fl) i i-:it
Jacksonville. Fla.. Dcc. . John -1 .
I 1laehoff, a real e;tate daler of this
:ity, scrourely bound llan( gagged and
overed with a CoaLt of tar and featier';
was (i1timped froin anti tomobile at
8:-10 o'MIock tonight on one of Jack
soniville's busiest owiltown street in
Across liischloffs ehest, was a sigit
ea ding: -I "lere's Jolhn Blischoff, a
IIIIu.' A curiols crowd gathered
arou111d islihoff and lihe was finally
placed inanthe r car, taken to police
station and 0th seit to his hlotlie. IL,
reflused to nake anly statetient.
Iiiseltoff was tile suZlbject of an at
tack inl a Jacksonville aftellootn pae
oil Saturday it loiiectioni with a let
ler which the-i per' published ftoi
Ilischtoff in which thilt latter ohjeeI d
to the u;e of the word 111ii'i in tLe
Colunuii1its of the imper and lithreateIed
to withdraw his advertising niatt',
inless the ri r etined sed callintg the
The mne( hine which dropped UIs..ch
off at the stlet intereteioti is said to
have contained fotiir iiaskcd men.
Licelse nut theri on the cari were Col
coaled. It slowed down long eilough
4to push thiet tai and feathered vi Lim.
iractically ntde with the exceptiotn
of the feathers, into the sitreet and thlien
Speeded tlp again and was lost in the.
maze of traille.
Y(oIur 31onley 111k 0 i' l t t-Sunyt Doesil'i
Comm I'll Io These Claimls
R1AT-S.NkI' is absokltel garnte
to kill rats aild milee. Cretil t
liti . Iodeints kiIleI with IIAT-SNAI
inavo no Sm11-l. "Iat:; pa.ss up1 all food
to get at PZAT-S'Z-N Alt. h'litr firtst me
is their last. RAT-SNAI comes In
en kes. Nio tImix i ng. Ca t.s or dogs
won't touch it. Thr i'e sIzes, 35e, Gi'e.
!md $1 '15' Sold and gianteieiicd hv
Lauore:I II ard ware C:,., 'ut u" 1ni's Drig
store and Kenn1edy Bros.
'II WiLL MTONISIH
The quick action of simple witch
hiazel, camphor., hydrastis, etc., as
tmixed ill Lavoptik eye Wash, will sur
prise Laurens people. One girl with
weak, strained eyes was helped by a
single application. Ier iiother could
hardly sew or read because of eye
pains. Inte otic week she too was ben
eited. We guarantee a small bottle of
Lavotik to help ANY CASP#0, weak,
strained or Inflamled eyes. -Aluminum
eye cup FPRIi'. Putnam Drug Store.
M1 A~i/NfD ///fN-Q/ 't) I
Ends Catarrh or money back. Just
breathe it in, Outfit includes inhalec.
nxtra bottles at all druvvstQ
140 Men's Suib
at $25.000Jto $(
All' Men' s~an
LAURENS. S. (
JOSEPH M. SCHENCV
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"The Ie of Conquest"
rhursd ay and Friday
k ~ ilEllb Adventure! Romance!
10 and 25c
Tuesday, Marguerite Clark
THIS WEEK WE ARE OFFERING
S AND BOYS' WINTER SUITS AT
C7 formerly selling 60 Boys' Suits formerly selling at
5,00, This Week $8.00 to $25.00, This Week
d Boys' Overcoats, and Serge and Worsted
Included in Above Lots, Are Marked at
Per Cent Discount
~ig Reductions on Every
Article In Our Store
rton Clothing Co.
Cash Clothiers "Suits Me"
Greenwood, S. C.
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