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* Local and Personal Mention. *
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.\il. Joe Aiken, of Orecenwood. was a
bu.. ss visitor In the city ..londay.
p Mr. J. . Johnson, of Gray Court,
was a visitor in the city Monday.
Born to 'i'. and Mrs. (. D. Allen,
Sunday, a boy.
Miss Carrie 'Marshall, of Sumter, is
the guest of Dr. and M1rs. J. 11. Teague.
i-. and Airs. 0. 1). Riddle have re
turined to their home in Atlanta after
visit:n1g thei r mother, Mrs. C. .M. Riddle.
mtcll Rebecca Lake has returned to
the city after visiting Miss Tallulah
('udd in Spartanburg for several days.
.'\r. and .lrs. .1. 11. Shelley andi son,
WI'iiam, of Iartsville, are visiting .\It,
and Mirs. A. L. Mahaffey for a few days.
Mr. and Mi s. J. H1. Aloore, of Ports
mouth, Va., are the guests of l'. an(d
Mrs. A. L. alahaffey. for a few days.
.Mr. S. .1. Wilkes is spending this
week in lIigh l'oint, N. C., in attend
ance i POn tl e 1"urnt1re iEx osition.
lr. and Airi'.. Watts 4'avis, of *lin
ton, wCT Visitor's in the city yester
Ahrs. J. D. Weaver, of Atlanta, is on
' fI w days' visit to her brother, Mr.
.1. 8. Denntt, of this city.
.lMr. a111d Al's. W.:Ivl Wilson, of ( _
tonia, N. C., have heen spendin a few
iay in the city with Dr. 1,. S. Fuller
~d .irs. D). A. Davis.
M . l. Iloy C. liilton arrived in the
city Friday from Colua mbus, Va., to
.' nd a part of the summer with her
mtlothe:r, .\irs. laitra liasterby.
.i s Alpha )Jolt will reTurin to the
city tle latter part of the week from
anl extended visit in Marion, All illins
a nd Newbern, N. C.
.lisses Patty and IreOne Wilkcs are
speowndillg some time in AIbbeville with
their sisters, 'Mrs. .1. Moore Mars and
Airs. W. Joel Smith,
.\Irs. John Morgan and children, of
'nion, have arrived in the city to v!sit
Mir. and irs. P. A. Simpson for a fow
1iir. and 'Mrs. J. II. Teague have as
theIr guests Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Lang
ley and Mr. Ed. Meish, of Sanford, Fla.,
an(i liss \larie Teague, of Mountville.
Friends of \ir. 11. A. Sullivan, Jr.,
tvill be glad to learn that lie is expect
e( to return to the city in a few days
after undergoing treatment at the army
hospital at Bristol, Va.
Mrs. II. C. Davidson and little daugh
.Mary Louise, of Charlotte, N. C.,
I nr' the guests of Miss Aurelia Vance
at the home of her aunt, Mirs. (eo. Al
\r. and 'Mrs. W. II. Whitley and lit
tle (ati ghter left yesterday for thei r
home in Albermarle, N. C., after visit
in thoir father, .r. .1. ii. Sullivan for
Miss Lalla Lee Lucius, of Ellliott,
and' Aiss lIarr'iett Alayer, of Newherry,
hav retlitne to 11 theu' irolies after
visiting Miss C.'artrio Fleming for sev
M. I. TIerr, who has been sick at
hhome for several weeks, is show
ina signs of imprtov'einenit butt hIs phy3
sie'l'mn has not yet given his e'rimis
Msttn to i'eturn'i to his wvork.
.\lt':. ('lar a K''nnedy has rt'urniedo~ to
her homge in Lyvnchbuirg. \'a., after
ipending tw 'wO) ek s wit h rt''atives int
141rtens, Heri Iwo sonts, L a wrencet
and .Jack will remaiti lot' several
.Mr. 'Vlyde F~o leri, of Groenville,
nt a few liouris In thle city .Monday,
(aming tdown froni Owings, whiichi Ito
had "eovered"h' fot' thle GreenivilIe
branch of the Dlx he Flour & Graini
l4wr'ence 'PooleI, (if En:TOr'e lioute
2,was a visitotr In Laurtetns .\ionday.
0II. (010 is speninI g is vac atito' at
home neiar Inotee aftrt a very
eI'ussfulI yearis' 'york at Th'le Shienan
deah) Vol legilate Inst i tot and R. htool
(f .\lei at D~ayton, Va.
Dr.' John Thomas'Ihut ledwe has t'e
tulrnied to the city with his bide, w~ho
was Mliss Cuba Nutnez, of Swaitisboro,
Ga. They' were married at thle home
of the brilde's lparents last Wedneisdlay
11nd afteor a wedd~lI ing t'll in NorthI
('artoilna they returined lierte, w~htere'
Dr. Htut ledge hits recently entered thle
Ilra('tiee (f dlentistr'y.
Senator' and Mt's. N. 11. h)!al antd
family have arrived fr'omt Washington
andt~ have opienedl up li thr' Laur ens
home for a partt of thle summer. Sen.
l~lhil arrived last week, but Mirs. Dia)
stop~pedl over in G;reenisboro, N. C., to
visi' friends for several day3s andl~ or
rive'd, Monday, Th'ieir datughter, Mi's.
Williams, of IBirminogham, Ala., is also
s;pending awhile wIt h them hiete.
C'alt, Felix W. Carlisle, formerly a
den~I~tt of this city wvhen his SOn-in
-fi' Br'oadlus C'lardy, was making
he'adoutar'ters hetre, but now in the cot
ton buiness in Spartian'burtg, -was a
visitor itn thie ('ity Sunday. (Capt. Car
liSle states that he has all the faeili
th's in Sparitatiburg, wh leih he enlla
a ''sporting town,'' for the cotton busi
ness5 and is r'eadly to accommn'odate his
ftndl~s to the limit.
,1. 1'. Ihl'ILNS & ('0.
2 S'T'QItP' IN I AUJiftNM'
Mrs. Janie 0. Shell
announces the marriage
of ier daughter
ir. le(nnedy Crawford Billings
Monday, Jlune the twenty-seventl
-Nineteen hundred twenty-one
Glay Court, South Car olinia.
after July the fifth
Lancaster, South Carolina.
To Be Married Wednesdn y
The following Invitation has been
recived by fricids here o;f Aliss V .
inia Rhodes, who ta.ugt domestic
Science in the Laurens iigh -School
u(hiring the past session and who m1iade
n.1ny frienlds Vho will be interested
fin the announceient of her ap' roaeh
ir. aMn d .1l 1r-. F. I. R hodes
Drtuest tho honi" iour of your pr :-en'eC
at the imariae of their dauuhteur
Mr. Leonl Franvce Yates
rn Wdln'?sday evna'J1 July sixth
Sd h:.ilf ht ;i ::ht'e oe
First HaptiCnz Church*0
flarvle 1. h Ca.11 rollI'm
SaLtrday afternoon. .luntle :, at the
First .\letldit Chirelh pars;onaye,
Rev. P1. F. Kil, o united in marriage
Mr. ienry '1. Iearn ai nd Miss Pellerree
Hlolland, both of Clini ton. It was a
uiet affair, only a fcw friends being
Miss Maud1 B. Iobo, daughter of Mr.
.. F. lolho, and ir. J. Roscoe Stone, of
this city, were lappily married Satur
day afterndon at the home .of the of
fleiating minister, Rev. C. E. Vermil
Mrs. Rolfe E. Hughes entertained
at Bridge Tuesday evening in -honor of
.Miss Carrie Fleming's hottse guests,
'Misses Lalla Lee Luelus and liarriett
Mayer. After the games a teIp1ting
salad course was served.
Tuesday evening Mliss Margaret Din
lap entertained in honor of Misses
Lucius and Mayer and her owni house
guest, Miss Mary Bowers. After a
niuiiber of games of l3ridge were played
a salad cou roe was served.
0 0 0
Thursday iorning .\liss I Lillab Todd
CentertaineId at Bridge in 0 honor of
.ilisse i~ueius and .Mayer. DelihtfuII
refreshmiens were served after I he
o Ii 0
tain\ed W nesday morning in honor
and .\ises Lu Cus and oayer id(te
Yo g rlewas thefor of edrtanert thbe
I"'ae eig tory miuchb(enjoyedA
dlicious salad course was served.
Wednesda evening .\ise .ueius*
Young . Brdg was la ed afe which
ankla ourse ad sfrved. ,pn h
-r.1 .\ CohViriiSiv t anedas hostessy
frdashveing to a) numblfer ffrend
in hoo wee\lss ithefusend.\yr
rdge was Jaobd, Sati whiss arda
lightfuersaon tors w serd
'i thee e of reaie hee tol eek.
Frank Ioln aniiid lftml Sent the f
teek-neding sreverwol wkwith laivs
Mr's. J. . Colema n eti'ned'.\londa
fromsdashington, las we. After and
idnast weeks1 oft frwiends.hst
si'te. J. e. JacobsS. sad Motise Cand
li(ucteattil' lowe guests:ofMr. Mewsn
dMes. IKmennet i', ..f S Jabsr,
.i' tiheiet ofts reatve hereOthns wek..
C.R 1',feece Young. Mranges G a
t r.W.P acb,netained the "deMmns 11)ls
"Tdesday aftenoo ast e Afutrya
Mresant hou Cofeng Jr.hea host-s
served a delicious saladl course, hot
rolls tea( to0( theaf.oin ust:Ms
-Mrs. John Daisad delihfldyen-r
elub. rltie i ata
COURT ADJOURNED FRIDAY
Much Progress .Miade After O wens
Case Disposed of but Many Cases
Yet to be Tried.
The court of general sessions ad
journed Friday afternoon after dispos
ing of aboutt a score of cases or about
a fourth of the docket. A considerable
Part of the week was taken up *with
the trIal of Claude Owens, note(d else
where, and after his case was dis
posed of the court proceeded with dis
Of the seventeen mun sent to the
chain gang as a resul. of this court,
nine1 of them dre white men. In his
remarks in disillsslg tle grand jury
for the term, Judge Gary took occ'tsiol
to remark 111)011 the large nnimher of
white men In the court, saying thait
tills condition was not peculiar to -laat
riens county )ut existe(l in other' coun
ties of the state where he hadi held
Court. Juid.ge Gary said that he was
not able to explain the eaise of this
increase ill crime among the 'white Ieo
ple, butt ur eged tile need of a deep study
of the problei. Eigit of tile ine
white mlen sent up were implleated inl
robbery of some kiid, the niiith imu
Claude Owens, being sent up ifr man
The following Cases were d'isposed
of since this paper was last is.,Ierl:
Luther Writ, IarIceny of live stock,
Convicted and sentenced to four
at hard lahor. It was alleged that
Wright stole a1 Cow and calf and ex.
ried theom Into re(icdnwood county
where he rOld them.
-. P. Fuller aind Annie Adams were
aequitted of the charge of house break
Ing and larceny. Arthur Thompson
w-as the prosecuting witness, the alih
gation being that the defendants forei
bly entered his house and took away a
lot of furnitlure. The question of the
ownership of the furniture proved a
stumubling block in the way of the
prosecution and the two defendants
R1a4ih Elkins, house bireakinlAg id
larceny, was alleged to have entered
Armstrong's mill and taken five or six
busgels of corn. Ile was convicted and
sentenced to -1 months at hard labor
the judge taking into consideration 100
(lays of time which he had spent in
Jail before his trial.
George Davis, the negro man charged
with shooting into the house of W. D.
Sullivan, Jr., was convicted of assault
and battery with Intent to kill and giv
en a five year sentence.
Conway Todd was acquitted of as
sault and battery with Intent to kill.
John 1Peterson was given four
months for assault and battery of a
high and aggravated nature.
I4011 JohIson, eonv icted of using
an animal without the owner's consent,
was tried in his absen ce, Convicted and
a sealed senteiie handed(l down.
.1ohi Younag, con vIlted of violalion
of the prohibition law, was givcn a
six months' sentenve, but all hut one
ionth was suspended during -ood be
hiavior oin the payment of $O I.
Plink Farmer was giveni a similar
senitence 0on a simiIa r ehiarge.
Fiank Chumiiiey', D~an Iolt. and .\a
lion Mlarler, wite bioys foundit gull ty of
hirenciy of auiitioobileI parits, weie giv
en senilences of threte mloniths in the
case of ('hiumley and 20 dlays In the
ease of the other two bioys.
Walter lHarnett, I losca G:irrett, ClIar
ence Fianks and Fred Waddlell, youing
wh ite pbo~ys conv~icted of encin ' g the
iWatts Mills store, were gIven seni
tenlces of tilrty dlays each.
WOMAN is ELE("'ED
IIEAlD 4W HAPTISTS~
P'rceden'lt Set by Northern laiptist s ill
EIl tio lochi5eter Wlomnii.
D)es ~Moines, Ia., June 27.-A pie
cedent was established by the North
ern iBa ptist convent ion today when
a'rs. Ilielen Ha rrett Monltgomeiry, of
1loehester', N. Y., 'was Ceectedl presi
(lent. She received 9t9 of the 1,11(0
votes cast. At the same time the coin
vention was prided1(C over 'iby Mr s.
Grant hi'dmundls of P'asadena, Cali
fornia, a vise-president, after E. 12.
Tustin, of Philadelphia, retiring pres
idlent, hadl been stricken with a severe
Other offleers elected Included:
Recording secretary, Re'v. .\l. E:.
Levy, Pittsfild, Mass.; statistical sec
retary, Rev. C. A. W~alker, West Ch~les
ter', Pa., and treasurer, Frank 12. Miner',
Seattle, Washington, was selected
for the 1922 meeting.
PresIdlents of liaptist church organ
lzatioins were elected as follows:
ForeIgn MIssIon soelety, lier. W. fS.
Abernathy, 'Washington, D). C.; I iome
alission society, Charles h. Hrock,
Denver; *:Woman's ForeIgn Mission so.
clety, Mrs. Andrew .\aelelsh, Glen
coe, IllInoIs; Publication Society, IL.
S. Chapmian, Newv York; W~omen's hap
tist Missionary socIety, Mrs. U. W.
A report by flautist delegates to
the federal connellI of clhur ches (if
Chi st In A merflea, otitlinedl coop~erat
tlve methods in manl phases of
church woriik andl i CVi rentloll of duptili..
Cation of service. It was voted to al -
lot thIrty-five thlousandl dollars as the
Your Home Is What You Make It
The longer you and your family live in your home, the more it
becomes a part of you. Your furnishings should not only be good to
look upon and serviceable, but should carry out the right spirit of
If you have outfitted your home in keeping with your desires
you re always proud of your home. The arrangement need not be
elaborate nor expensive. A few pieces of furniture well selected do
more to make the home look well furnished than many pieces of ordi
Let us aid you in giving your home those touches of snug sociabil
ity which impresses visitors and home-folks alike. Our showing is
complete; the quality of our furniture will inspire confidence in us, no
matter what you buy .or the price you pay.
Come in and see the new furniture suggestions---you will be pleased
with our reasonable prices.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
LAURENS, S. C.
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, JULY 5-6
JOSEPH M. SCHENCK PRESENTS
"Ghosts of Yetrdy
From the Play "Two Women" by Rupert Hughes
Directed by Charles Miller
"ENCORE!' cried the gay Parisian revellers as Jeanne La Fleur
sang her "chansons" in the Bal Tabarin. You, too, will want to
see Norma Talmadge "again" in her famous dual characteriza
tion of two women who were at one time alike and different.
PRICES: 15 and 30 Cents
Unaptist fihare of the expenses ol t-- -- -....e
fikthainy, Junie 27.----The eropsq are
suf ferinug very imutch froma the <I ry, hot A
we'ather. The gardlens of this ('0om
munliiity have bteeni comple(tely ruinel.
Tfhere was aR I gfoo~f Ctrd.'. at the ii.
gramn. The ft. Y. ,P. 1'. sent dlele'gates
to the tflaterly mleting fin G'recn
ville Monday, Jutne 27. Thei H. Y. P. 1'.
wlgvean fce etcatm su ppet at the L 4h
Everybody iscrdayin telt a
eoifhv vtend. 't
'The WVoodmien wilfl tunveil a mlonu-i
n(ntatCdar Grove thurh Studay B rb c e n B s
nirig a f ten tilik July th it. B l
;iond ball teami had a g amte Satuttrday
aftertnoon. The score was 21 to I fn
favor of Diethany. ... -- .