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Mdiss Bessie .Sitgreaves iS visiting
Mrs. John T. Stevens 'in Kershaw- th'is
Mrs. J. C. Smith -and Mrs, j. C.
Smith, Jr., of Waterloo, were visitors
in the city 'Monday.
Mrs. John (Watts, of Rockinghanm,
N. C., arrived in the city a few days
ago to visit at the home of Judge R.
i. Albert Gray , of Gray 'Court, was
a business visitor in town yesterday.
Capt. Arthur Lee, of Greenwood,
spent last night -in the city.
IGov. Robert A. Cooper passed
through the city Thursday on hiIs way
to' Greenville to witness the pageant
ahd to attend the- Carolina-Furman
aMrs. James Davis and children have
returned from Greenville where they
attended the wedding of Miss Beth
illerndon and Mr. Roy Franklin, Miss
Mary Herndon Davis taking part in!
.Visses Marlon and Katharine Doit,
who are attefiding Limestone college,
.rpcnt the week-end with their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Warren Bolt,
ifter attending the pageant at Green
ville. They had as their guests two
college friends, the Misses Simpson,
of Citronele, Ala., who are also attend
. Mr. Perk Clardy and daughter, Mr.
and -Mrs. Jim -Dunklin, Mr. and Mrs.
. O. Anderson, 3ilss Henry Wright,
Mrs. Will Meng, Mrs. Alex Bramlett,
Mrs.. IL E. Rlughcs, Mrs. J. 0. C. Flem
ing, Mr. and Mirs. Dunk "Watts, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Franks, 'Mr. W. D.
Sullivan, Mrs. Warren Bolt and Mrs.
Eugene Hudgens, of laurens, were
visitors to the pageant at Greeiville
Dr. and Airs. C. P . Vincent and
family, Mr. and. 'Mirs. 'Hugh Vincent
and cvildren, Mrs. J. G. Sullivan and
sister, Mi1ss 'Miller, of Greenville, and
Miss Anna Sullivan, of Winthrop col
lege, attended the wedding of Mr.
fHerbert Sullivan and Miss Nan Mazyck
Vincent at Varnville -Saturday. Messrs.
lien A. Sullivan, ,Farris Martin and
Laurens Philpot also attended the
wedding and acted as groomsmen. Mr.
and Mrs. Sullivan are now at Abbe
v4le, where Mr. Sullivan is on en
gineering work with the count'y high
Legion to Have Smok4
At the regalar meeting of -the 'Thos.
D. 1Lake Post, American Legion, held
MApday. nightd t .'was. decided to..:have.
a Wnoker next 'Monday night, Novem
her 21st, to. which all ex-service men
of Laurens $county .are invited. The
smoker is to be held in the legion hall
over (Philpot's store and the festivi
ties will 'begin about 8 o'clock. The
entertainment committee is arranging
an attractive program, an effort being
made to secure two or more speakers
from elsewhere in the state to address
Last Thursday, Miss Cleo Walker,
chief of the helld -girls at the .telephone
exchange, gave .the operators a most,
enjoyable treat at the Dew Dr'op Inn,
in tlhe shiape of ai turkey 'supper, The
table was laden wih good things and
the flowers,,'with wvhich it was adorned,
gave a hanidiome esetting to the bevy
of young ladlies and their youn'g men
friends. It was an enjoyable occa
sion for the young, laddes and a hiapipy.
impulse on the -part of their thr'ought
Lauirenis Farmers linvited
'Sec. lFriday, of' the Greonwood Chain
lher of Commerce, ,has issued an invi
tation to farmers and othei's of Lau
runs to attendl a mass meeting to be
held in Greenwood Saturday when the
subject of a creamery and its 'benetits
will be discussed. 'Exiperts on dairy
ing and other 'phases of .farm 'work
will rbe 'present to address the meet
Ing, nshich will be hold at 10:30 in th~e
Death at Watts
Watts M~ills, Nov. 14.--The many
friends of Mr. IWalter Kelly were very
must shocked .to learn of his death:
which occurred here last Tuesday. The
fiunpral aerytces were held on Thurs
daIn after which the remnaiis iwere in
terrted' in the cemetery at' his 'place.
'llhQ entire ftamily have the deepest'
syrinpathy of their many friends in this'
To Sell Terry Stock,
Ata hiearing before E~. M. Bllythe,
Rfeferee in Bankruaptcy, in Greenvile5
Tht~rsday, 3. W. Todd, Jr., of this cite
was, napted as trustee -of the eatte of
GI. Terry 'and the stock of goods, iln'
tunes and accounts-,wiere ordered spt4
at duction on Nov , '
box Supper at Hickory Tavern'
There will be a 'box auDpor at
elic ry Tavern schgol houseui1
14riqay eiveninigt N6v.'8, beginning Mt
'8 *lockc/ Thore' jill- 'he pl1% of
smjee ' dntg i roehmtaante dtrikt$
RAILROAD WINS SUIT
'C. & W. C. Railroad Wins Suit In Case
Brought Against It by Executrix of
Estate of Mrrs. Mary MeDill.
A verdict for the railway company
was returned Saturday in the case of
Miss E1liza MeDIll, sole heir and exe
cutrix of the estate of Mrs. 'Mary.Mc
Dill, against the Charleston & Western
Carolina :Railroad, in which the rail
road .was sued for $20,000 damages as
a result of the death of Mrs. McDill
on the 13th day of May, last year,
when Mrs. McDIll wns struck by a
freight train of the defendant com
pany while she 'was walking on its
tracks near Ora. The case 'was begun
Thursday and was completed Satur
day, the court having observed
Armistice 'Day Friday as a holiday.
'In the case of G. ID. Allen, who op
crates a shoe repair shop, against the
C. & W. C. railroad for damages to
his automobile, struck by a locomotive
near the .passenger depot, a consent
verdict of $40 for the plaintiff was
M iss Ida Smith was awarded a ver
ict of $77.66 against D . A. .Hlipp et al,
tile suit gr-.% a ig out of an automobile
In 'the case of George Brown vs the
S. A. L. railroad, in which the rail
road was sued for $587 damages for
the destruhtion of an automobile at
Cross Hill, the plaintiff was awarded
the full amount.
The court was engaged yesterday
upon the case of John -H. Milai and
two daughters against C. F. Lokey, of
Clinton, in which Mr. Lokey is being
sued for injuries inflicted upon the
two daughters last spring 'when the
cars of the plaintiffs and defendant
collided on the Princeton road near
the home of Mr. A. C. Fuller. Mr.
Lokey and h'is family were returning
at the time from a visit to Ware
Shoals. According to his testimony,
he iwhs driving at a moderate speed
shortly- after dark when lie observed
the .plaintiffs' car swerve across the
road. 'He was then too close upon it
to stop and crashed into It In spite
of his efforts to stop. The pla'intiffs
testifled that "lr. 'Lokey was driving
at an excessive rate of speed and that
their gar had come to a complete stop
on the left hand side of the road when
the crash came. In rebuittal toAesti
mony of a .plaintiff's witness that he
had "smelt whiskey" around the car
on the night of the accident, attorneys
for Mr. Lokey placed several substan
tial witnesses on the stand who testi
fled that during a -long acquaintance
with the defendant they had never
known him to take a drink. On- the
night of the accidet ,Nr. Lokey drove
a PAckard touring car and Mr. Milam
a Dodge. The daughters of Mr. Milam
had limbs b'roken and 'his car ;was
-practically demolished. Mr. 'Lokey's
car was also seiously da1maged. The
case was not finished last night.
W. P. Clardy iDead
Mr. W. P. Clardy, a well known cit
izen of the Trinity-Ridge section, died
at -his home, the old Garrett place,
ZMonday. The funeral and 'intern nt
took .place at Chestnut Ridge .Baptist
church yesterday afternoon, the ser'n
vices being conducted by Rev. 0. C.
Boyd. 'Besides his widow, ;who was
a Miss Poole, the deceased is survived
by several sons and daughters. Mr.
Poole wvas about 65 yeai's of age and
hiad 'many friends whvlo were shocked to
learn of his dleath.
To Give Play Again
"Lone Star" a very enjoyable play
presented last week at Gray Court
Owings school -house 'hy local talent
of the two commnunities, andl againi at
Trinity-Ridge last night, is to be given
Friday evening, Nov. 18, at Fountalin
Inn .by ,the same cast. It is also to be
given at an early dlate at 'H ickor'y Tay
ern school. They play has already
hproven a big success and is drawving
large crowds' wherever shown.
At Friendship School
At tFriendship school, Sullivan town
ship, on Tuesday night, November
22nd, -beginning at seven-thirty o'clock,
there will .be a atring band concert
free to all. :In connection with this
su5pper will bhe sold home-made can
dies, etc. Evoribody 'is 'Indited 'to
come, inspect the new school build
ing and enjoy 'the evening. The pro
ceeds to be used for iohool eq ymeinnt,
Ginnings Show Decrease
'Cotton ginnings for the county .to
November 1st, given out by Mr. C. W.
MeCravy, were- 09,802 bales as com
pared to 36,082 bales .ginned to the
same, .period lagt year. Local neorv
era and ginnors estlnate that hardly
more than 3,000 'bfleos' will 'be added
this 'year tp the Nov. 1st -ginnings,
whlerga. lest year's cro -pwas~ in excess
of 6,od%( bales.
"NT N The Bedouin of thb North.
.4he ,Indian living entirely out of
.tg orebts in the' north country is an
iholIi uity, or at least seems odd had
inlewjiete, like. a picture out of frame.
When we see him a woodsman, it is in
5,is v~ry best. pose. He in the ,wise
tbni 30f the 'wilderness, tle Bedouln
9( th green deseitt; X'alefaeed
goet~ bp from the. efties Ao. (volt to
avi lhzsIves of his care ated 14
Al) atal un' a
inall Gathering of Faners Monday
Discuss Weevil and Other Current
"Judging .by the attendance on 'this
neeting, the farmers are not so con
yerned about conditions after all," re
narked one farmer vlio attended the
necting in the Opera 'House Monday
norning called by County Agent Tre
vathani. 'When the meeting opened
iardly more than a score of men were
resent, but a few more dropped in
is the meeting progressed.
In opening the meeting Mr. Treva
'han read a telegram from 'Mr. 1. W.
Dabbs, of iayesville, stating that he
was unable to (be present. The Clem
3on college speaker, also advertised to
nake an address, failed to show up.
Aipologizing for the absence of these
ipeakers, 'Mr. Trevatlian gave a brief
liscusslon of the proposed marketing
issociation fo -r the southern farmers.
He said that the farmers of Dennark
liad had a marketing system for sov
Dral centuries and that during !the
p)ast year the farmei * had received 49
1ents of the consumers' dollar and
that 80 -1)er cent of thiem had made
inoney in 1920. In Oklahoma, where
the marketing association was already
functioning, he said, the members of
bie association had realized about
2 1-2 cents over the market price for
their crop. Local buyers there, it had
been reported to him, were meeting
the -prices paid by the association and
all the cotton growers were profilting
thereby. A number of questions were
asked Mr. Trevathan by his hearers
and divergent views were expressed
Di the marketing !plan, but no action
of any kind wa taken toward forming
in oraganization for this county.
Keenest interest in the meeting do
veloped over the discussion of an ap
propriation by the delegation of the
legislature for a farm demonstrator
next year. Ilr. Tre.vathan stated that
the national government and Clemson
college had defrayed the entire ex
pense of the demonstrator this year
and that anl appropriation of $1,500
was ex-pected from the county the
coming year, making the total salary
for the demonstrator $3,000, this to pay
also for automobile and their expense.
Mr. Trevathanl stated that .he would
not accept the iplace for another year
at a smaller salary, as lie felt it his
duty to !better himself elsewhere if he
could. Mr. Trevathan said that hie
wished to have An expression from the
farmers on the subject so that the
c(unlty delegation would know how to
act. A call was made from the audi
once for an expression from the dele
gation itself. Representative Carroll
D. Nance, of 1Cross 1111, was the only
member of the delegation present at
the time, Sen. Goodwin having atteid
ad the first 'part of the meeting and
Mr. 'Nance left his seat in the rear
of the audience and addressed t.110
meeting briefly from beside the chair
man. 'ie said that* last year, wion
financial conditions appeared so un
settled and everybody had already be
!!un to feel tile pinch of the low prlice
Df cotton, lhe hlad felt thmat a time hmad
come ifor retrenchment ill exp~end~iturles
and( that he0, with other mlember's of
tile delegation, 'had left out tihe appro
i~riation for tile coiunty demonstration
agent, canning clb wor1k ad 0other
such activities, effecting a reducltionl
in the applropriation of -approx i-nate
ly $6,000. H-owever, 'he said, -he per
aonally -believed thalt at tis time,
whlen tile coun~ty faced tile necessity
f a change iln its methlod of agricull
ture, that assistance and leader'sipl
l'rom tile extenlsion department at
31emison wvas nleeded If! it were ever
seeded at all. IlHe did not care to risk
i, decision on the mattel', hlowever,
himself, ,buit hie desired to hear tile
>pilons oft- tile farmers on tile sub1
oect. 'lie had come to the conlulsionl,
though, hie said, that a $i,500 aiNpro
priation for tile wvork was too ilberal
md that he had consideredl a sum be
ween $500 and .$?50 to supplement tile
$1,500 supliied by Clemson and t-he
~ederal government. (Hlis views on the~
iluestion seemed to meet with .general
ip'mroval in tihe meeting. At is re
juest for definite instructions 11ow to
Iroceed, a motion was .introduiced to
leave the matter with the dlelegation
,vith the understanding. that the appro
priation be made ftot more than $750.
'his was discussed at length and final
ly a motion was adopted in general
:erms leaving the 'matter entirely 'with
~ie delegation. 'No advocates ap
peared for a gross salary exceeding
A committee composed of one man
~rom each township in the county was
ormed to draw up recommendations
as to a form of farm contract under
ioll weevil conditions. TIhe follow
ng were appointed: Carroll Nance,
3ross Hill; L. 8. Bolt, Laurens; J. C.
E!cDaniel, 'Waterloo; A. 3. Coats, Suil
Ivan; J. W. Lanford, Youngs; CW. M4.
Wyers, DlIals; 0. IP. Goodwin, Scuffle
own; J. IE. Adair, Jacks, 0. A. Cope
and, Hunter. -
* THE LAURENS CEMETERY *
* * * * * * * * * * * * *.
The semi-annual meeting of the
Board of Trustees of Laurens Ceme
tery .held last Tuesday, at the I4nter
prise National Bank, was particularly
interesting and Important.
The trustees were much gratified at
the condition of the cemetery; the
one noticeable defect being the number
of individual occupied lots which have
not ibeen kept under the care of the
executive committee, and consequent.
ly in many cases, mar the general ap
pearance of the place through contrast
#with those lots which are kept at all
times neat andl clean.
A resolution was adopted to send
an individual letter to each lot owner
not now subscribing, asking for co
operation by paying five dollars oper
annum for official care of the lot; this
being practicable now to take on this
additional work because the executive
On Our Second
100 New Serge and '
to Save Yoi
Corsets 25 Per Cent
riod, made in the
any is now pricec
this suite has co
ished, and will g
sists of table, buff
No matter hc,
on your dining ro
thing to please yo
S. M.& I
committee has recently been and Is
now eml'oyIng two caretakers where
formerly there was but one.
It was also resolved to create a "Per
petual Care" fund. Any lot owner can,
'by paying one hundred dollars, insure
permanent attention without any a(l
ditional subscription. This is made
the more easy (and dependable) by the
fact that the cemetery association Is a
public corporation created by act of
the legislature and therefore alto
Another resolution especially re
qluested Mr. Drayton F. ,Todd to join
the executive committee as a regular
membber and to continue the most ex
cellent work he has for some time
been doing purely as a volunteer.
It was the sense of the trustees that
attention be again invited to their
Iresolution of six months ago request
Ing cooperation in doing, away with
awnings; this resolu4tion having asked
the executi-ve committee to (10 its best
,to gain consent of the owners of those
already installed to remove them, and
it Our Lad
'Floor, When in Ne
1sses, Coats or M illini
WILL PAY Y
pecial For This Wee
[ricotine Ladies' Dresses J
i From $5.00 to $7.50 O
'S COATS GREATLY
: Off 50c
L BE PLEASED TO SH
E STORE OF BETTER VAL
ne Dining R
dining room suite, in
genuine wood and fi
[at $267.00. This is
nmanded in a long tii
The pieces are well
ive the utmost service
et, cabinet, server, and
yv much or how little a
om, you will find in c
Ve invite you to call,
3. H. WILK
:o forbid the erection of any more.
For .the purpose of effecetuating the
Xecutive committee's well thought out
Alan for uniformity and general beau
ification of the cemetery, the trustee.s
,assed a resolution recluiring advance
tpproval Of the executive comm it,teo
)efore any coping or other form of
mclosure is hereafter Installed.
'Card of Thanks
'We wish to thank our friends and
ieighbors for the kindness they be
stored upon us during the death of
>ur husband and father. May God's
richest blessings rest upon you all
s our prayer.
AIrs. Sula Kelley and Children.
Epworth League Meetur
There will he a union program of
the Epworth League givenl at Dials
church Sunday evening, Nov. 20th, be
:;inning at 7:30 o'clock. Leaguers
rromi Gray Court, Shiloh, and )ials
will iparticipate in the program. The
public has a cordial invitation to at
tend, a hearty welcome awaiting all.
ed af Sweaters,
ust Arrived. Priced
i Each One.
Brassieres 25c Each
Queen Anne pe
nished in mahog
the lowest price
ne, and is a most
made, highly fin
. The suite don
six straight chairs.
rQU wish to spend
ur display some
FES & CO.