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Mrs. .1. 1311dle is in Coltmbhia visit
ing her sister.,'Mrs. W. T. Hivowi.
Mrs. T. d. 'Duckett and tittle-lbaby
of Anderson, arrived in the 'oity Mon
day to visit 1r. and Mrs. W. T. Crows.
Mrs. t5ta-naeoy Orews anli -little .girl
spent sereral days last wetk with-m is.
J. C. Godfrey Iin -Greeniwood.
Miss Jiealrice 'Babb returned to- the
city FrMa'y from Brennu College,
Miss Rose tMcGowan 'who phas been
attending llrenau Collige, arrived in
the city ynsterday.
The frJmids of Mr. Z. L. Foy Will be
61ml to learn that b- has recovered
from his :recent illness. le leaves for
his home at' Saluda. .C., -today:
.\1'r. and Mrs. 'Lowiry Walker, of
Greenville, were in itlie cty Sunday
-visiting Mr. and Mrs.. John A. Franks.
-Miss Hattie Kate Easterby left last
week fmr Charlestom to spend. a few
weeks ith relatives.
. 'Mra. John L. Glkerson. and little
soi, .John, Jr., have been spending a
ftiw (lays with relatives in Sumter.
1r. J61hn A. Rl~dle, of -Gastonia,
spent Sunday in tbe city with Mr. and
Mi's. 00. P. Jenkflis.
,Mayor 1W. Ili. 1tal, after ,leling con
fined to Ills hoic for sev ra-l days on
account of illnesa, -was on 'the streets
of the city again .\onday afternoon.
Mrs. .amnes B. Snelgrove, of Atlanta,
Gi., Is visiting her mother, Mrs. \V. P.
'Thromuason, 'Sr., oil 'Chestnut street,
who -has "been II Tor some 'time.
Mrs. :4. M. -Wright and Mr. Homer
Bramlett left Saturday for. Charleston,
where they iwill it Dr. and Mrs. W.
A. Smith, ,
.r. T. 1LnC .lonroe and. liss Vir
ginia Welh-, of l"dr't Meyers, Fla., left
early thit& Week for Florence where
they will viAilt re'lutives.
Miss Mary Bowers, of Ane'ricus, Ga.,
is visiting Miss Sarah Dunlap who re
turned home last Saturday from Chli
Mr. (t. S. unlap, of Lakeland, Fla.,
Nas In the city last, week visiting his
inbt-her, Mrr. Annie Dunlap, on South
;Mr.,and,lMrs. A..R. Blakely and fam
ily and Mr4*tRobeit L.-Walker intored
to Ware Shoals Sunday-and alient the
day with frleqds.
iMr'. OI '.7Aiken.lasgoie to Ithaca,
'N. Y., to be liresent at th graduation
exercises ofjlier son, 1lugh Aiken, who
takes -hia a degree -at Cornell this year.
Miss SafhtIfishop is 'pe'ted to re
turn today from Coluihibia vhere she
attended thd 'cbmmencement exercises
of Columbia.College. While there she
was te giest of dibs-Patiliite Clark.
Mr. Hastings 'Dial, . who is urdergo
ing treatmert At the. veterans' hospita
at Greenville, is speiding some time
. in thd city mwith his parents, Dr. and
Mrs. W. H. Dia?.
lMr. J. 'V. buillap, of ,Clemson col
lege, is at home for a visit prior to
the commencement exercises. He will
return to the college Thursday for the
-final exercIses and to receive his. di
:Mr. aind Mrs. Gleo. :M. 'Wright and
(laughter, Miss Jeane, returnmed Mon
day from Washington, I). 'C., tw here M r.
Wright'. wvas in attendance uipon the
. meetig. of the American Cotton .\ anu
.Mri. 'eston Westmioreland, of
Gireenville, .who, it will be recalled,
camped here. iwith the Buatler dhiards
for more thau a year dluing the wvar,
wvas in the city Monday ge'new~ing old
acqulaintances, all of whom wore glad
to see him.
ir. and Ms. Ross D. Young and
i'amily .motored down to Columbia the
uit Q1f the week -to attend the comn
mencenment exeorcises of Chilcora col
.lege, ::turning yesterdlay accompanied
by Miss 'D~oris Young, thou' daughter,
who Was a mnembler' of this year's grad
Mrs. 2. P. Miniteir returned Monday
friom :ifaltimore -where :she has, been
.for several weeks with 'Mi'. 'l. P. Siing
zep who, was 'recently operated oni at
t he Johns Hopkins hospital. Mirs. -M int
ter reported ett 'the .opeimtion' was
very successful and that Mr. Minter is
doing well. ' .
Capt. and edre. 'W. R. Richey, Ji'.,
.nn'd Miss 6arah Slichey arrived in the
city Sunday evening from Knoxville,
TPenn., Wvhere Capt. 'Richtey is detailed
.as instructor in military tactigs at fly
Univers~4 of Tennessee. *. pky awfl*
apeind a "'art of thefr va ti911 here
.\ra. (l. T. Latimer return'ed home
Friday from Diooneville, Miss., whore,4
she has ' ben vsiting relatived for
severdl w'eeks. She was accolnpanied
un -her return' 'by- her mother. :Mrs,
'Sallie Joinsey, and little brotherl, 141
bett,- both' of whomi -will spentd 6 -part
of the subune~r here .with Mr. an~d Mrs,
Dr. an f Mrs. ., He'Tegge #d;Pr,
and Mrs p). E. 'Htughes left early this
moin~fg a a motor trip to Davidson,
N. (, e tiipy w nd the grad.
niatgn 0 reQiseS on collOge'
Calvin U.. sIesHges
4)'a11m p Uavdsqan 4hllee toda~y.
Ilainion lii e, Cases Awarded a
T ,'Otil of Oier $3,009' in Verdicts.
Juries sittlug in the last three cases
>f Comilon zleas court, which adjourn
At Saturday afternoon, returned ver
liets -for plaintiffs aggregating over
I-. Y. Weashers, named as beneilclary
in a life insurance policy with the
Woodmllen of the 'World, taken ont by
Mis brother prior to the latter's death,
Wasi awarded a verdlct of $1,000, tile
race value of the policy, with interest.
yhis suit was heard once before, at
which time the court directed a ver
Elict for 1he defendant company. The
plaintiff appealed the decision lo the
supreme couirt and a new trial was
>lrdered on the ground that ie circuit
court erred in directing a vedict in
stead of allowing the Jury to accile
the case. The defendant alleged that
tie deceased had allowed his Iolicy
Lo lapse .and had not complied in full
with the rules for re-instatement. The
plaintilf alleged that the deceased -had
paid all dues in arrears and had re
reived a receipt from the local clerk
rf the camip advising him of his re
Model Mills, of Johnson 'City, Tenn..
was awarded a vdrdict of $1,656.07
against J. S. Jiennett & Coiimany,
wholesale grocers of this city, [he en-,
Lire amoutn asked for biong ap)roxi-:l
mately $2,100. The plaintIff alleged;
Lhat Bennett & Company entered Intol
a. contract in Deceiber, 1930, fo'r five
lousand bushels of meal to .be deliv
Dred during the flrat mbntis of the fol-1
lowing year and that the local concerni
brenchel its contract when deliveryl
was attempted, causing a loss to thel
plaintiff by reason of the decline in
Lhe meal maarket. The <deendant al
leged that the Lmodel Mills failed to
live up to its contract by its refusal to
Jeliver the, meal in package sizes a]
leged .to have been authorized under
tie contract. Much testimony was tak-:
an in regard to the sizes Bennett &
Domnaipny -demanded whe.n shippiggA
speci'tications were Rnally given b y
bhem. The. plaintiff introduced the;
ontract in the evidence and contend
d that it shipped the meal as therein'
In the case of the Dimple Milling
0mpany, of Nashville, Tenn., vs. .
3. Bennett & Compaly, in which the
inshville doncern sited for $d7.00 as
hie amount alleged to have been lost
y reason of an illegal cancellation of
L flour contract by tile defendant; the
laintiff *ag itwarded $417.00, thiN be
ng the amount of (amages asked by
,he pliiftiff less $200 asked by ftle
lefendait in a countersuit. This case
5rew out of the cancellation of the
hird of three orders for flour given
he plaintiff by the detendant. The'de
'endant claimed that upon the discov
try of defects in the ,first two shhp
nents it cancelled the third shipment
)f 540 barrels. it also alleged fraud
n .that the plaintiff company hadi mis
'epresented the .character of its man
Ifacturing process. The presiding
udlge charged time jury that where
~oods undcer one contract proved uni
nerchantaable other cointracts w ere not
Lffectedl. The countersuit for $200, en
.eredi by the defendant, was for losses
illeged to have been suffered by the
lcendants in dlisposing of thle flour
ihipped under, the first two contracts.
Motions for new trials in bioth tile
sonentt cases were overruled by the
>rcsiding juidge, bitt notices were giv
mn for allceals to higher courts.
T-hese three eases consumed all of
he time or the court not previously
~overed in this pa'per.
WMtts Plays Simipsonille
.After laying on other udiamlonds for
month, thle Watts iMills team w-ill
tart a ser'ies of 3 games on 'their
ome diamond when they meet the
imapsonville team next Saturday af
The local mill teaml hass been play
ng usually good ball 'in -the 'textile
eague, auld now boldg.,egndsp4hoe,
Phoy expe'et Satur'day to overcome the
end of 1-2r. game gqw edb M
"Lefy" obotwhohas been pitch
big' in great~'style th tMin in id da'
on, will pitch Saturday for'Wattin. In
he laut''three dames ihe uifeheilli
uins were mede by the 'o')posing team
n 26 consecutive innings and only I
iits were ~1.wpiby hiip ni the 27 in
Mriss Polly ,Jeansg
,Miss Polly Jeans, a native of i e
)ra section,, died lastdi'Jisfddy at . e
lomie of her sister, Mrs. Ri.0. -Hairston,
'ealdenlt of the |Leesville church Corn
itunity. Miss 'Jeptns WAS in her 86th
'ear 'ad a charter member of -the
..psville tiethiodist chu rch. The, buripl
tarvees and fttneral were hold at .fees
rifle Wedznesdaey, 'Rev. Gons, of Olin
:on, conductIng the services.
*1 E~0 I. of P eetligg. -
~ythIR Ill meet Moday -tig ,)June
i 14 f.of P. hli '*t'l3- P. .
the secnd degre6 will be conferrd
all meinbers are urged to Attend.
D1I1MINAL COURT WILL
CONVENE HERE JUiIE 12
Jurors Have Been Solected for Genenil
Me0soi Court. A Large Docket of
Four Murder Cases and Mamy Pro.
hilbition Cases heing A rranged.
Jurors for the spring term of the
court. of general sessions which con
venes here Monday morning, .June 12,
were chosen early this week by the
. The court, presided over by Judge I
Fxank 1. Gary, of Abbeville, will con
vene for a one week session. A large
docket of criminal eases, a majority of
whleh are for violatlon of the prohi
bition law, is being prepared noiw'.
Among those cases to be tried are
four in which men -are charged with
nurder. The ac of Tom Duncan,
charged with the murder bf Riley
Ilammond, who was killed on April 5
will probably 'be 'among the cases to
The list of petit 'jurors is as follows:
-J. L. F. Suinerel, Laurens.
IL. Li. (1igon, Youngs.
iW. J/ 3an'ley, Waterloo.
J. .A. 'Cturry, 1ihals.
W. 11. Cole, 'Cross Hill.
t. I,. 'Cheek, Stillivan.
'0. P. 'Goodwin, Seiffletown.
W. .. 'Duncan, Hunter.
J. Roy Cratyford, Hunter.
*R. L. Hilland, Seuletown.
C. 1. 'Coats, 'H unter.
W. F. 'Gaston, 'Laurens
-J. 14. Spearman, Cross 11111.
. K. 'G arrett, 11laln.
P,.' J. Sloan, Youngs.
Win. M. Pitts, Sullivan.
. W. Washington, Sullivan.
J. -J. 'O'11, 'Waterfloo.
T). '3. Sloan, Hunter.
'1. R. Ftiller, Tlunter.
,Jno. H-. Atchison, Cross IllL
J. F. 'Riser, 'lumer.
.3. E. .Swedenberg, Laurens.
-W. R. Pitts, lacks
.J. C. McMillan, Jacks.
J. W. Knight, Youngs.
S. T. Coker, Youngs.
,. Z. Wilson, 'Dials.
-P1 R. Abercrombie, Dials.
0. S. StrMling, Waterloo.
J. P. Moore, 'Waterloo.
'Roy 'C. Wallace, D'ials.
-la-'1M. Mehon, Sullivan.
Jas. '.\I. 'Daven-port, Sullivan.
'li. V. Whittle, 'Cross 1-lilt.
.I). 'M. 'Norwood, 'Ionrena.
Wednesday afternoon M,%iss Harriet
Todd and Aliss .Amaryllis Snith gaye
IinIlydnsl Tiano recItal at -the hsome
of tbeir teacher, Iiss 'lattle D. Gray.
Miss Todid's program was as follows:
Sonatina .. .. .. . Horvath
Minuet . . . . Bach
First Loss . .. . Schumann
Northern Song . . Schumann
Barcarolle . . . Strickland
Wanderer's Song . . . Grieg
Spring Song . . Mendelssohn
'he Nightingale and the Rose
Miss Smith i)layetd the following
Inventio's No. 8 , . . Bach
First Sonata ,\lovemyent. . Mozart
Idlinio...-...-..- ...- ... Lack
Noweglianl .Wedding March Sodermnan
Pas dles Amnphores . Chaminade
Scarf BDance . . . Chamiinade
Poloraise Birilliante . . Merkel
Both of the young ladies played in
a inttresting manner, andl showvd
the result of diligent wvork.
After the program, cream andt cake
('elebrated 81s' Birthday
The home of Miss Julia Irby was
the scene last Wednesday afternoon of
a most enjoyable 'birthday party given
b~y the Senior Christian Endeavorers
of the P'resbyterian church in honor of
Uhe 81st birthday of Miss Sale
An enormous iwhite cake, upon which
were 82 small candles, was the ptrin
cipal attraction on the large tank,
hvhich was laden with a number of gifts
for glites Stephens, 'These gifts includ
td riety of materials for' sewving,
kriit 4and embroidery, sudh work
bein 4iss Stephens' .princip~al source
~f 1 u tre since she has been a
par c for a number of years.
I tifing songs were sung andi
thor dl1k s were made by the Endlear
prer' I of which made Miss Stephens
Ehe and' happy.
tMi s' Stephens is a native of Annis
ton, 'Ali.. and has been living at the
b'omegpf Miss Julia Irby for' 10 years.
SRevival at Watts Mhis~
A vne~si meeting iwill 1)e
start ' at Watts Afill Sunday evening
ht S e tcook, in .which the Itev. Dr.
Woe wol(h will >be. assisted 'by the R1ev.
D. T.dqniires, who will preh overy
night through the week,
Card -of -Thanks
We wi i: to ,thpink the many friends
and ateighbior, for their' sympathy and
npany. uets of kiness at the, death of
Boulah Ma~rtjp )Ienderqt)...* May .God's
richest blessings rest hxon. yoi'a~0
W, 0.' '1aderson 'and Iainily,
- tir, and Mrs. Alvitt Martin.
Members of the Civic League fron
fVard 4 were hosts last Tuesday even
ing to the ladies of the city at a itus
ian Tea given at the home of airs.
William Solomon on South fIarpir
The lower floor had been thrown en
3uite and beautifully decorated with an
xbundance of sweet peas and iorothy
Perkins roses. Asharagus ferns were
also used to carry out effectively a
color scheme of green and white.
As the guests arrived they were
welcomed at the door by Mrs. J. I).
Watts and Mrs. Carl Bramilett, who
ushered them to the receiving line|
consisting of -.\lrs. William Solomon,
-Mrs. Dave Childress, Prank F'rank
Reid and Miss Sadie Sullivan.
In the dining room Russian tea Was
served from a ' Sivomovar" by 'Mrs. I.
Iurey. Assisting in the dining room
were Miss Margaret Dunlap and 'Mes
(ames Edgar Babb, 1,'iwi'ence Kel
nedy, Edgar .Bariksdale, . arie lialtt>,
Mrs. T[I. 1. .lughes and Mi'. Johnl in
Oflintiaing.over the punch hlowl were
the Misses Sai'ah Hishoit and Inez
liudgens, while the lit'c Misses Ella
D1unlay, Frances Switzer and .\lary
lois Swihk serve(d cake. Serving tea
svere the Misses Nell Long, Sarah
Kathleen Baeksdale and Grace Young.
Mrs. IRoss D. Young and .\lrs. ClardyI
Bolt officiated over the silver plate
vhich produced an attractive suim for
the Civil League.
'During the afternoon a dolightful
nusical program was furnished by
Mrs. M. '1. 'Roper, .\liss Tiattle Gray,
Miss E.loi(e' Clardy and Mrs. J, Sweed
*i * 'e . ....*... * e*,
[in Memory of Augustus liuii' *
* 'lorn May 23, 1851. *
coe--What a Word to be spoken,
When referi'ing to a:'man like he.
No-wonder our hearts seem broken,
Although all has been done as a token
(Of .friendly love and - sympathy.
God's Will ,adone; he's now at. rest.
But fteni: --had lie enenies-feel hi
Who 'knew 'him best, loved him best;
A dharacter that stood the test
Fully realized when in his -presence.
In builneus -we will 'miss him;
'Howclever an'd wise was he.
In -counsel some will need him;
'In :memory all will honor him;
1Hiw -dear to his friends was he.
"A LOVIED ONU,,"
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