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Mrs. Alber Dial left 'Tuesday for
Bristol, Tenn., to visit relatives for
Mliss Catesbury W. Willis, of Fred
'erleksburg, Va., arrived Tuesday to
visit her aunt, Mrs. C. T. Squires.
AMrs. IW. Joel Smith andl Miss Pattie
Wilkes arrived yesterday from Abbe
ville to be twith -their parenth, 'Mr,. and
*Mrs. -10. 1-. Wilkes, for some time.
.D. F. D0fird, of ILexington, secretary
of the State "air, visited Mr. C. A.
Power, Mr. J. D. W. 'Watts and other
'friends in the county last week.
Miss Virginia Sullivan, who is teach
ing at the Lanford Station school,
spent rthe week-end in Laurens with
her -parents, Mr. and 'Mrs. B. A. Sulli
Miss Sarah Duntiq, accompanied by
Miss Ruth Black, of Columbia, is ex
*peted in the city tomorrow to visit
her mother, 'Mrs. R. T. Dunlap. Miss
'Mary Bowers, who is at tending Lan
(er-, and J ames -Dunlap, of Clemson,
will also be amlong those at the Dun
lap home for the next f.v days.
County Treasurer Ross D. Young
'was called to Clinton yesterday on ac
count of the serious illness of his
mother, Mrs. G. C. Young. it will be
recalled that a few months ago Mors.
Young, who is advanced in years, MS
tained a fracture of the hip while vis
iting her son here. She has never,
recovered from this injury and fears
were entertained yes-terday for her re
GOVERNOR TO SEE PORTRAIT
Portrait of. Governor Cooper Sent to
Columbia Before Being Presented
The iportrait of Governor Cooper,
which'has been on display in one of the
show windows of -the Wilkes 'Furniture
'Store, has 'been .shipped to Columbia
to be seen by the governor before be
4ng -presented by local -Masons to the
Grand Lodge in C0harleston.
The oil painting was received in
Laurens more than a week ago and
while on display, it was seen by Tany
people, all of whom admired it. After
baing seen by Governof Cooper, to
whom it twas sent last Saturday, the
portrait will be forwarded to Charles
ton where 'R. R. Nickels, IDistrict Depu
ty, who left for that 1point Monday,
will make the presentation of the por
trait to the Grand Lodge.
B. L. Clardy and J. K. Poole, repre
aen-ting Laurens Lodge 'No. 260, and M.
'iL. -Smith and Russell Graf,'who will
'epresent the 'Palmetto Lodge No. 19,
'left ILaurens Tuesday to attend the
communication with 'Mr. Nickels.
TEACHFRS -MEET AT CLINTON
Monthly Meeting of County Teachers
Association to be Held March 11.
The next monthly -meeting of the I
County Teachers Association is plan
ned to be held at Clinton on March
11, laccor .ng to an announcement
Mr. J. 'H. 'Witherspoon, Supt. of the(
Clinton schools, wvill lend the high I
school department in a discussion, "A
'Lesson in 'History Taught by the Pr'o- 1
ject~ 'Method." The discussion by the I
grammar grades wvill be, "A LessonJ
in Geography Taught 'by the Project il
- Sethod," which wvill be led by supt.
HI. W. Gasque of Laur'ens, The pri- -1
mary grades will be led by Mrs. B. Li.
Jones. She mrill discuss the 'question, '
2"Can the (Project Method be Used by (
bthe Pr'imary Grades."
TAX MON-EY OUTSTANDING
Ten Thousand Dollars of C~Ity - Taxes l
Yet 'Unpaid. Penalty A dded.
'Mr. Stanley Crows, city clerk and I
'treasurer, in a statement made yester
day bald that although the 'time for the
paymen of real estate and rpersonal
-prosperty taxes has closed, more than 3
S$8,000.00' in taxes is still outstandin'g
and approxinfately .$2,000.00 of spe-c
ial license taxee also remains unpaid. s
The tax books for the city were t
closed M~arch -.1st and a penalty of 15 y
per cent added on all payments. made e
after that date and before. April 1st. f
On April first excutions vwill be en- t
tered and remaining taxes placed in t
the hands of the chief of 'police for eel
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In the passing of one so well known,
-loved and esteemed as John N. ktud
gens, it seems fitting that a tribute
from his friends ad neighbors be adsd
ed to his memory. &Ie was a man of
'honor, loyal and unassuming, gentle
in his manners, faithful an4, true toA
'his feillow man. To know him Wrasto ,.
love him. Upright, he stood for the
nooler and bettor things. A 'valued i
:citizen, a good friend, a kindly geigh
*:T bor, but it was, ind he 'hdme that t~
?light of his ito ebone 'brightest. H
isa gentleness and kindness will be a
monment to his memory and a berit
age to his -loved ,ones..
Abbeville, March 5.-A prominent
vedding of the winter was that of
4iss Margaret. 1Bradley and (iRobert
'ranklin Poole of New Brunswick, N..
., which 'was solemnizr Tuesday
light, at 9 o'clock, at the hs me of the
ride's mother, Altrs. J. ail. '3radley.
he ceremony was performed by the
Lev. -M. R. Plaxico and was attended
y a large number of friends and rel
The rooms were beautifully decorat
d with evergreens and white roses
nd narcissi. The two tall white ped
stals, between which the bride and
iridgegroom stood during the cere
lony, were twined with Southern
milax and capped with candelabra
kolding cathedral candles and banked
vith white narcissi.
Precedig the ceremony Boyce Wide
nan sang "Because," accompanied by
diss Mary Milford on the 'piano, who
anounced the coming of .the bridal
>arty with the wedding march from
The bride, who entered with her
mcle, W. W. Bradley, by whom she
vas given in marriage, iwore an ex
juisite gown of white satin, made with
ourt train and carried a bouquet c'
)ride roses and lillies of the valley.
She was attended by Miss Margaret
.errin as maid of honor and by Miss
Yiizabeth Jones, Miss Alpha Bolt, Miss
Edna Bradley and Aliss Maurice Pool
is bridesmaids, little Williamette Wil
lamson as ring bearer, Josei hine Phil
ion and Rena Johnson as flower girls
md Fred Hill and J. T. 'Bradley as
Mr. Poole was attended by his
)rother, U. B. 'Poole of Gray Court.
During the informal reception which
'ollowed the ceremony, ices, cake and
)onbons in green and white were
ierved in the dining room.
In the .living room the large collec
ion of iwedding presents was set
orth, Iproof of the popularity of the
ride and bridegroom and of their
ar reaching family connections.
Mr. and Mrs. Poole left after the
'eception for a wedding trip -through
he North after which they will malie
heir home in -New 'Brunswick, N. J.
Assisting in entertaining the guests
vere: Mrs. J. R. Nickles, Mrs. W. W.
3radley, Mrs. J. M. Wilkinson, Miss
dary Haigler, Miss Mary Perrin, Al
oert .Moisp, Russell Thompson, Wistar
larman, Miss May Robertson, Miss
'ona Tutt, Miss Mabel 'Bradlley, Miss
erances Jones, Miss Sara Tiddy and
4iss Jenrose Pressley.
Celebrated Silver Anniversary
A delightful social event of last
veek was a dinner party givenl by Mr.
nd .Mrs. C. ID. Cox, it being the occa
ion of their silver wedding. An elab
rate four-course ' dinner was sei'ved.
imong those present were Mr. and
irs. T. A. -Drummond, Mr. and Mrs.
.IL. Waldrep, Mr. end 'Mrs. J. R. .Pat
erson, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Fleming,
4r. and Mrs. J. S.. figgins, Misses
-ewvis, Burgess, Footman and Drum
nond, -Mr. '-H. M. Johnson, Mrs. J. W.
'ohnson. After dinner the guests were
nvited late -the parlor where they
Vere entertained iwithi new music so
ections. Mrs. Cox was asdated in en
ertaining by 'her sisters, Mrs. C. L.
V.aldrep and Mrs. J. W. Johnson. We
,re glad that Father Time has deal~t
o gently wvith this couple. And we
vish for them many more years of
appiness. We wvere sorry when the
line to go home came. All pronounced
irs. Cox a charming hostess.
aanford, March 6, 1922.
'Card fronm Mayor-Elect
I deeply appreciate the magnifleent
ote given me in 'the election yester
ay in which I was selected as mayor
f the city. It will be my constant do
ire to serve all interests of the city
a the best of my ability. I not only
rill be open to suggestions from any
itizen, but I desire the fullest and
rankest co-operation of everybody to
te end that I shall be of real setivlee
a the city.
W. HI. D)IAL.
Card of Thanks
I desire 'to thank the citizens of
aird O09e, both men and twomen, for
ao splendid support given me in yes
Srday's election. I shall now endeavor
s a iprivate eitizen to co-operate with
lose forces seeking the progress for
~hich I stood,
.11R E. THOMWPSON.
Birth of a Daughter
Mr. and Mrs. Oordon T. Duckett, of
nderson, wh9 are st*, ying with Mrs.
. T. rows, mnother 4[ Mrs. Ducket,
rinounced the 'birth on Sunday mprn
ig of a .diughter, wqighing nine
After an illns of' nore *.hen eight '
'eeks, Mrs. 0. ?. Odlolt of Florence,
ha came .to ilmm-awa tova torasoa
QUARTET LEAVE JAIL
lhree Prisoners Make Good Their Es
cape and One Voluntarily Returns.
What seems to have been a caretur
ly planned escape was that which oc
lurred between midnight Wednesday
ind daybregk the next morning when
lour negroes who owere awaiting trial
it the approaching term of court es
:aped from the county jail.
Those who escaped were Robert
lary, charged with disposing of -pro
)erty under mortgage; John Hill,
?barged with raipe; Lee Johnson,
)urglary and larceny; and Collie
fatts, assault and 'attery with intent
,o kill. The latter, Collie Watts, it
vill be recalled was arrested in Wash
ngton and brought to the jail here
tfter litigation -with the Washington
tuthorities 'which lasted a year.
The prisoners Who were locked in
t cell made their escape good by heat
ng a poker and fashioning it like a
vrench to fit the bolts of their cell.
ffith this they removed the bolts from
hc loor. They left the jali from or ,
f the 'windows after removing sonie
ricks that held the iron bars in posi
No one in the jail that night heard
ny unusual commotion and occupants
f a cell opposite the one which was
Jroken say that they were awake un
Here is a Lia
AlP White Slop
12-Quart Blue a
$1.00 Off o
Come to Laun4
til 1 O'clock and that they heard noth
When the jail delivery had becomt
known Thursday morning, Deputy
Sheriff Owings, who nwas in charge
during the absence of the sheriff fron
the city, dispatched rural officers and
deputies to cover all available avenue!
uf escape, but none were successftl in
returning any of the prisoners.
John 11111, one of the negroes who
escaped, voluntarily returned Thurs
day afternoon to the sheriff's ofilce. He
said that the other .prisoners escaped
about 9 o'clock the night before an(
that he had nothing to do with the
thers in planning the escape. He con
tended that after the others had left
he had decided to go home for the
night and planned to return the fol
lowing day. When quesioned about
the others he claimed that he knew
nothing about their plans and that hc
did not know where they had gone.
Card from Mr. 'Easterby
I wish to thank the voters of Ward
One for electing me as alderman yes
terday and to assure them, as I prom
ised before election, to co-operatc
with other members of the council in
bringing about a satisfactory settle
ment of all city affairs.
E. D. EASTERIUIY.
t of Some of ti
Jars, Blue and Whi
Lnd White Dish Pai
et Stove Pots.
n Every $10.0
t This Means to Yo
ms and Visit Our S
k E. H.
Next Number 'of Lyceum Course to be
Banner Attraction of the Court.
"You are getting this company for
$75 less than the regular fee and It is
one of the most popular organizations
on our list, so I trust you will be an"e
to give them a packed house as you
did The Bell Ringers," writes S. It.
Bridges, -president of the Alkahest
Lyceum Bureau, to Messrs. Lee Bros.
& Switzer in regard to The Chicago
Ladies Sextette, twhich is to be the
next lyceum number at the Opeira
Hlouse Fridiay night of this week.
Tomhe sextette, as its name inuples, Is
Composed of six attractive young la
dies gifted in instrumental as well as
vocal music, a happy combination of
artists who play and sing, bringing to
their audiences the best as well as
As is well known by lyceum ticket
holders, the course this year started
out under trying coliditions but grad
ually grew in streng-th until at the
last number a packed house was pres
ent and hearitly enjoyed the entertain
anent afforded. The at-traction Fri
day is the most costily attraction of
the entire number and judging from
reports received from other places
*promists to be the banner attraction
e Values We (
te Tea Kettles, All V
is, 8-Quart Blue and
D Purchase anc
Paid on Accour
u; Its an Opportunity
tore During Friday i
s, S. C.
of the entire course.
The Business Women's C1ub Vill,
participate iI the door recelip'ts' again,
so that those owho come out will not
only have a musical treat but will help:
a worthy local organization.
The program will start at 8:30.
o'clock and the single admission prico
'will -be 75 cents.
ISWTORICAL PHOTO PLAY
Teachers and School Childrei Inlied
to Free Perforunuce.
of' laving an historical interest that is
of value to students, tho maniagementt
'of the Princess Thenaro has extended
an invitation to school teachers ald
pupils to attend a free performance of
the moving picture "Winners of the
West," which will 1w given Wednes
(ay. .larch 8th.
The picture is a serial of eighteen
chaptcrs and al-though as thrilling as
fiction, each episode is based uponi his
torical facts which begin with the his
tory-makers of America iI the mad
gold rush to California in 18-19.
The initial showing ow "Winners of
the West" at the Princess Theatre will
be Wednesday and during the attor
noon between 2:30 anid 6 o'clock teach
ers and school children twill be admit
)ffer for the
Vhite Foot Tubs,
I White Double
I' $1.00 Off
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