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Local and Personal Mention *
Mrs. John Stevens, of Kershaw, is
:Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Sitgreaves.
Mrs. Marion l3oyd, of Sumter, is the
.gest of 1W. and Mrs. P. P. McGowan.
Mrs. Marion Boyd, of Sumter, and
4irs. Frank 'McGowan spent Sunday in
Greenwood with friends,
'Mrs. J. Moore Miars and daughter re
turned to Abbeville Sunday after visit
Ing Mr. and.Mrs. 'E. 1. Wilkes.
Mrs. C. It. Goldsmith, of -Simpson
Ville, Is visiting her sister, Mrs. C. M.
'Clarke, in this city.
AMrs. C. '. Clark attended the reun
.ion of the Woodside family at Wood
ville, Greenville county, last week.
'irs. John "'Vatts, of :Riekingham,
N. C., arrived in the city last Wednes
day to visit Justice R. C. Watts.
Mr. and Mrs. 'Joe Alontgomery, of
.,,Spartanburg, spent Saturday in the
city with Afr. and Mrs. M. L. Smith.
AMiss Alary . Royal, , of Converse,,
.'spent the week-end in the city at the
home of Justice .R. C. Watts.
S Air. ani Ars. Ross D. Young mo
tored to Columbia Sunday to visit their
daughter, Afiss Doris Young, who is
attending Chicora college.
%I-r. D. N. Gwinn, of Woodruff, spent
yesterday in the city with his daugh
ter, Mrs. -R. W. Briggs, en route to the
U. C. V. reunion at Darlington.
'Mr. J. L. McCarter and Mf. E. 1E.
Jones, of the Comptroller General's of
flee are in the city to make an audit
of the books of county ofmeers.
Mesdames James W. Henderson, 0.
13. Simmons and James A. Clardy, sis
ters of Mr. B. 1L. Henderson, celebrated
the latter's 82.nd 'birthday last Sun
day at his home near .Ware Shoals.
M1essrs. Caries Hughes, Calvin
Teague and 'William Lake, seniors at
Davidson college, have .been spending
a few -days in tlhe city with their par
ents -prior to thd cominericeinent exer
Dr. J. 4H. Teague has returned to
the city after spending a month in
Florida on account of his health. His
friends will .be glad to know that he'
feels very much strengthened after his
- Misses Zell'Blakely and Norine Mar
tin leave today for Washington, D. C.,
where they Will rend a few days with
Miss Pearl Blakely, sightseeing. They
"will then join the Mlssea Martin, No
ine's sisters, in Baltiore, wbo have
merited positions with the Davis Bak
.Ing 'Co., of Hoboken.
Mir. C. R. Moseley, of Spartanburg,
accompanied by Dr. ID. A. DuPre and
;Mr. Faysoux DuPre, came down 'Mon
day afternoon to spend the following
.day on Reedy River angling for trout,
brim or any other species of 'fish that
"might elect to tackle their hooks, but
'the rainyweather interfered with their
sport. They returned home yesterday
afternoon and may return at a later
'date when the 'weather aiopears more
GAVE DELIGHTFUL PRIOGRAMI
~OwIngs Endeavorers Giv'e Program at
Gray Court, May 15.-The Junior
Christian Endeavor society of Owings
~came down last ,Sunday afternoon
twenty-five strong and gave a very de
lightful .program in the Gray Court
I Methodist church.
The surbjet of the program was
"Spending the 'Lord's Day in the Lord's
The following are some of the chil
dIren wvho took part: Rober't Vance,
Margaret DulPree, David Temnpotoa,
Edwin 'Moore, J. C. Owings, Carlisle
ofzor'e, Joo Vance, Elloise 'Hunt.
"The Palestine Song" wvas v'ery
beautif'ully sung by . several children
while one young boy pointed ont on a
n ap of falestine each ijiace, mention
ed. This was most instructive and
heti:>ful to the children.
Aliss Elizab'3th Stoddard is super
itendent of this Junior Endeavoy
* oc'ety and she is to be cong1~t,ulated
an such a wvell regulated 'gr6~"ne "a
young people. * '/r '
About .seventy-'five little boys and
iris were gflests Saturday afttidon
it a happy bitthday party given joint
y' 'hy little Miss 'Dorris Swvainz 'alid 'her
b:'other, Master Hugh qra'y Swain, on
Sullivan street. Thet-;itphg[ rpom,
'here the crinci'pal evbnt of the after
1ooni occitrated, was pr'ettit'y decdi~ted
in white-and pink, agehanF~qierdecpr
ated swith ..a'weet peas pud D1orpihy
Perkins roses .hnging 495ii15 tAble.
telicious ice creatn, cake and candy
'Were serV'Od,. Dilring the afternoon
the yoiimgtogs had a huge tinle play-s
ing games .tnd ai sing, tIhetuselves
vth ustidt Iildren'g' pastimos -
'A regular convoctgon of
* Rising: un Chapter, Nod.6e
~ '~ ~' 11 til be held on~
"11AV night 4May t h
.< ~Jt;~9~ 'clock.'Melnber#
:'~Q "~' *u~~ r~xeu0,t &6#d tWhb
HEALTH CONDITIONS IN
LAURENS ARE GOOD
City's Health Officer Submits Monthly
.Report. Finds Very Little Sickness.
Recomimends Fence from Pumping
Station to Inlet as Protection
That there is little sickness in the
city and that general health condi
tions are good is the opinion of W.
Des Franks, city health officer, who
last Thursday submitted his monthly
rel)ort to the Board of Health.
Following is the report:
' I have the honor of presenting to
You my report for the month of May.
I have inspected and passed 30'
I have inspected and notified to
clean '59 premises.
I have Inspected the following res
taurants and cafes, and given them
the following ipercentage:
Central 'Cafe .... .... ..,. ..,. ..9f
Sanitary Lunch .... .... .... ..93
Kohn's Cafe ............... ..92
Bishop's Restaurant ... .... ....75
R. A. Iiting House .... .... ....None
Park's Restaurant .............90
Lyles .... .... .... .... .... ....65
'B. J. Madden's .... .... .... ....78
Powe 'brug Co. ............. ..98
Putnam's 'Drug 'Store............98
Garlington's (colored) .... .... ..85
Mahaffey's .... .... ............95
McCravy's.... ... .'No Percentage
Campbell's .... .... .... .... ....85
Riellams' ..... .... .... .... .... g9
Whitner & Byrd &.... .... .... ..95
Sullivan's (colored) .... .... ....60
Gray's (colored) .... .... .... ..80
Coca Cola ..'Painting and Cleaning Up
Ohero Cola .... .... .... ... ... .92
Laurens Ice Factbry .... .... ....86
Hillcrest .... .... . ... .... ....89
Willow Dale ..... ....No inspection
Hopkin's .... .... ....No inspection
Senn's .... ..... .. ....No ins)cetion
Blakely's .... .... ..... .... ....94
Armstrong's .... .... .... .... ..79
0axon's .. .... .... ..... .....1.82
Cannon's ............... .....74
I have inspected the plant and find
it has ibeen neglected. Notified to clean
I 'find it unprotected. Would ask
you to recommend that the canal from
plump to inlet -be feni.wl to litep'cat
tle out of canal, that a ditch be dug
to keep surface water from canal.
Streams and Water Ways
I find they nod eleafnhIig badly.
I find It in very good sha:
I find nearly .every house has its
container full of trash. I recommend
you ask the city authorities to Jbave
this attended to at once.
I have inspected same and find the
roof full of holes, sides with holes, no
knock down pen, no table, knives,
cloths, stamps, magnifying glass,
thermometer, door 'fixed to keep out
Slaughter of Cattle
I have inrloccted and caused to 'be
slaughtered, 25 cattle and 19 hogs.
I have insapected and cauned to be
condemned: 3 cow livers, 2 hog plux,
1 hog, re-lnfection, cause cholera so
I .find the health of th^' (ity very
good, no contagion, very 1401l3 qick
I ask that you recommend a suitable
office for the health officer and board
1W. DIDS FRANKS,
Mtay. 10, 19a2.
~co h~~tying '}he 'report was a
ashe ing tlge'source of the-city's
p ely ad -the land in the
n tNfoh6d of the pumping station:
Tlle purposp05 of,Ilg egrg .was to sRiIQ
where the6 fence, whici h recomnien4
adcain the~ report, shouild bhe buit.lid
:Mayqr fial,,comwoegpng on th r4
port,. said; tVhat it is' evidence oet M f.
P~ran's activites in lehalf of the 6ity's~
Ihealth anqttbat he desired to -cong~rai
ulat~tttd fibalth offier for the m~iner
In 'vhich a hasidlesglgis flities. aiayo
Dial adild that sin~,e thm eprw
made, tr hrde'rreid p the r ety
has ybeenktem~ov~4 tr epf bery . lu~e.
Hie apid gtytta willy endeavor 4 611
times to give thd board of bealtl~I anid
the health officer all .the cooperation
Lneeds 10om the city,
The guIst 4 That Pee. NoI Affeet
IDec t0a o ttonic And iA etl'i'- ef.
(T~l~t? 9 t lp.ten by aiyone
laQi d Os g.
THREE AIEN SHOT TO DEATH;.
TWO BANDITS DYING
Four Gunmen Kidnap Policeman Fol
lawing Arrests for Speed Law Viola.
Canton, 0., May 5-Three men were
dead and two bandits are dying early
today, the re3ult of a gun 'battle in a
woods five miles north of here late
yesterday -between an armed posse
and four gunmen following the kidnaip
ping of a motorcycle policeman who
had arrested the men for spftding.
The gunmen, police say, had come
here in a - stolen automobile to assist
in the release of "Oklahoma Slim"
John SteN s, a member of their gang,
who is 6a the local .workhouse and
who is said to be wanted in numer
ous middle western cities on charges
of bank robbery. The dead are:
Ralph W. Hoffee, 'Canton contrac
tor, member of the posse.
Eddie Stevenson, Cleveland gunman.
Hlarry Varper and George Drainer
the other two Gunmen were shot
through the head. Physicians said
they could not survive the day.
Two others of the posse also were
When the gunmen were arrested by
motorcycle Policeman John Wise they
forced him to enter their au.omobile
and drove to the woods where they
bound, gagged and tied the oflqcer to
J. C. Campbell, a telephone lineman,
who witnessed the kidnapping, noti
flied the police, then jumped into his
automobile and followed the gunmen.
Several times he stopped, climbed a
telephone pole, cut in on a wire with
his testing apparatus and notified the
officers of the course of the fugitives.
As the officers neared -the bandits,
the latter opened fire and fled into the
woods, where they were surrounded
'by the police and scores. of citizens.
The battle ensued.
When the fire from the gangsters
stopped, the .posse found all four
sprawled on the ground, the uniden
tified man dead.
Stevenson died later from his
Police are investigating the theory
that the quartet may be those who rob
bed the Lima (Ohio) dime savings
bank of $4,500 on Tuesday.
One of the membe$rs of the gang
told Sheriff %Milo Bachon that two of
the gunmen had stolen an automobile
in ISharon, Pa., last week and on Tues
day had stolen the touring car in
which they rode yesterday.
TO HELP TRUCHEIRS
In Grading, Packing and Standardiz-:
Ing Crops Says Clemson College
Clemson College, April 31.--Four ex
perilenced specialists in ihe grading,
packing and standardizing of truck
ciops are to ibe appointed in the hear
future by the extension .service to
help the farmer.; in the new trucking
sections in getting theh truck crops
ready to put on the market in ac
The extension service realizes that.
farmers in certain parts of the state
have gone Into trucking. this year as
their first experience, that those farm
ers ar'e not familiar with the require
ments and methods of grading, pack
ing and shipping truck crops; and
that there is consequently much dan
ger of great loss to such farmers un
less guidlance and assistance are giv-.
en at the right time. Director Long
feels, therefore, that the great
ea3t service to be rendlered those newv
truck growvers lies in hepling them to
prep~are in an acceptable manner for]
market the produce wvhich they are
Two of .the specialists, wvho will be
engaged ;for the truck crop season,
will .be located at 'Florence and the
other two at Aiken conveniently to
the needs of the sections where many
farmers -are growilng new crops.' The
men will be seured from the older
truoking sections of South "Car'olina
if ifossible. If not, a representative of
thesextension seyvice svill go to Flori
da. to secure men w'ho have had large
practical extperience in work of this
kind,, It~is hoped to have them on duty
No Load in Load Pencil.
The Word pencil originally mieatnt a
small, fine brush, such as artists stilt
use undei the same' fame, but it now
chiefly .denotes the black-lead wood.
eased pencil and' its varieties. Lead
pericil is a- misnomer, because tihere
38,.u..iead aibout it. The case is wood
or paper, and -the substance that makes
tIge ipark is graphite, also called plum
bago; from the latin word plumbum,
lead. . TiseIs the only connection the
substance had' withi ed, because it is
a. form of carnbop, and it's cue of the
softest ilieeniis" nowp.
Incorpo atod Buuinesa,
An incorporrated business Is one that
'Is ownedL by. colp~ojon, as dis
ttnguishgl fro .one owhef' by an in.
0vidUah or A 19rei~bii of' (ndividu
debte ekt psonl~ tothe .
p pl'ty owilt 'by t0 orporeioa0
The Only Sha&
4 ft. wide, 7
6 ft. wide, 7
8 ft. wide, 7:
10 ft. wide, 7
happy and 1
spent with v
S. M. & E.
- - st le
* Larei Bes -
Made With A Ventilator
Ft. 6 in. drop $3.90
Ft. 7 in. drop $6.25
Ft. 6 in. drop $8.50
ft. 6 in. drop $11.25
surroundings many a
>leasant hour can be
ery little cost to you.
Ii. Wilkes & Co.
Laxurens, S. C.
)f Bathing Suits
are invited to inspect our display of
r Suits and accessories. We have the
ling of bathing suits for every member
amily. They are in a wide range of
ui colors and are made of the best
Ils and workmanship.
diren's Bathing Suits $2.00 to $3.50
dies' Bathing Suits $3.50 to $8.00
en's Bathing Suits $3.50 to $8.00