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M1rs. J. F.. 'audle, of Charlotte, is
visiting her niece, Mrs. J. N. Rich
1'-r. Ifugh Miltter is expected Satur
day to visIt Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Minter
for tho holidays.
Mrs. J. 'D., Watts, Mrs. George (alle
and Miss Lilla Todd spent the Oay
Monday in Greenville.
Mr. J. It Tollison spent the week
end. .in Anderson with. his daughter,
Mrs. 'W. YV. Driscoll.
iss Robecca Lake will arrive Fri
day -froln Darlington, iwhero she has
been engaged in teaching.
Mirs. W, D. Ferguson an4f'a;. T. D.
Darlington returned Friday 'from a
recent trip to New York.',
Miss Lilla Todd arrived home Thurs
day from a week's visit to Mr. 'and
'Mrs. Carter Price in Barnwell.
W. ',. Gr'ay, Jr., will come home Fri
(lay 'to apend the holidays 'with his
-parents, Mr. and LMrs. W. UA Gray.
Misses Virginia and Martha Barks
dale spent the 'week-end in Spartan
burg with Dr. and Mrs. Brooks Con
.rs. Clements Ripley, of Samarcand,
'N. C., arrived Sunday for a visit of a
few days to her grandmother, Mrs. B.
Ma's. Moore Mars, of Abbeville, cane
'Friday to spend the Christmas -holi
days with her parents, Mr. and- Mrs.
E. II. 'Wilkes.
Miss. Hattie Gray and Miss Rosa
Gray will leave toinorrow to spend
a few days with Miss 'Wil Lou Gray
dmpnd Lake returned fron Wof
ford Fitting School Saturday to spend
the vacation -with his parents, -Mr. and
Mrs. T. D. 'Lake,
.isses Sarah and conise (ower,
and Miss 'Laura Kennedy arrived home
Friday from Andorson College to
spend the holidays.
Maiss Gladys Roper and Miss Mar
garet 1Lake will arrive from Coker Col
lege Thursday to spend the Christmas
holidays with their parents.
LIrs. (Mattle Roland and her daugh
ter, -Mrs. Worthy Chapman, of Laprens
,R. F. D. 2, 'were in the city Monday
doing their, Christmas shopping.
Nathan Barksdale, Elbert Copeland,
William Vance Albright, Edwin Ful
ler and Cabell Garrett will arrive
home Thursday for the Christmas va
Addison C. Sullivan, veteran of the
World War, left Saturday for 'Atlanta
where he will enter Georfia Tech to
pursue a two-year course in vocation
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burton 'will have
as their Christmas guests, their
daughters, Mrs. Robert Sims, of Ches
ter, and Miss Mary Burton, who is
teaching at Hamlet, 'N. C.
'Laura Aylette >Fleming, the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Creswell Fleming
underwent an operation in 'Greenville
Saturday. She was accompanied to
Greenville by her mother.
'Mrs. C, R. Bishop willl have as her
'Christmas guests, Mr. and Mrs Tom
*Switzer and little .daughter,' of Spar
tanburg, end Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Swit
zer and family, of Woodruff.
Miss Virginia Sullivan will arrive
homd Saturday from 'Lisbon, where
shq'hae been- teacfuing school, to. spend
the Christmaa vacation -with her par
onto, 'Mr, and Mrs. B. A. Sullivan.
The many friends 'of Mrs. C. E.
'rParker, of Greenville, will regret to
learn. that her little daughter, 'Eliza
bothb, -is in the hospital recovering
from ani operation for. mnatoiditis..
Mr. A. 'E. 'Legare, of Uohumbia, 'and
'Mr. P. D. 'Davis, 'of -'Raleigh, N. C.,
who are' engineers in charge of abuild
ing 'the new filtration plant, and Miss
MIleandri Ball mnotort'o Colum'bea
eaturday to attend the performance of
''Seventeen" itthe Town Theatre.
'Franik P. MeGowan, Jr., 'whose land
ing iin New York fronm Enghgnd .was'
anno'u'nced -in the lasts issue -of The
Advertiser, has arrived in the city and
IWill conrplete his studies in law in the
office .of his father, 'Hon.f -tP. Mc
-Oowp.n, Sr.' Mir. aMe'dowan' has just
completed his fourse -undpry: the
lhode$ scholarshim '#ddoimehft at Ox-.
ford 'University, Engla'nd.
[ Iss McGA6 w ta e l tal
AL s recent recital given at Brenau
ioaa i wai " l t'ii ';~ ig1tfhy
"Balal Opus 9" 'bgC
M is MG~wat'xh'owed M Ni~ rable
talent an~d ability~e aitciNmu'n
her inI a liost artistip ,;matlpet'. $'e
ie iviigg sincere congratulatibuls
en Q e wor*.' Seh isa sophomOre a
I'presen , and arrived beine for the
Chiist 06 -hilidays' yesterd~y,
Com limonting .NU "Gharles oIen'
ing, .\ .. IW. MJ. 'Dial gave a small
bridge luncheon .of Nim ishles '$at
iirdayflrfring.'The rooms ~WeredOC'
Bible Ulases' to IEutertain
Thel tMN adult Bible classes of tle
4tirt'Methodist Church will entertain
jointly...at f social meeting to which
the )Vkle. congregatidn is invited on
Wednesday evening, December 27, at
seveh-thirty o'clock. An interesting
program consjatjiig of readings and
musical selections has been prepared
by the committee, and light refresh
meits -will be served. All members
of the church are cordially invited,
together with husbands and wives, who
belong to other churches.
Lovely .Christmas Recital
The members of Mrs. M. L. Roper's
music ,cIass gave their annual Christ
Inas recital. at her home Saturday
mornig-at 10'o'clock. She used Christ
mas selections eontirely for the occa
Sion including a musical recitation by
Frances Switzer .and numbers onth
saxophone by Harold Hudgens. Those
taking part. vere tMary Orr, Bertha
Finkbeiner, Frnces Switzer, Aminda
and Frances Hough, Mary Lou Fergu
* . .Si
son, ,Louise -McCord, Vivian Blakely,
Ida Mae -Hunter, -M3abel Barton, Ruby
Todd, Eilizabetli Thompson, .arold
Hludgens and Edna Riddle.
All the performers acquitted them
selves with credit and the selections
were enjoyed by all present.
Stag Dinner Party
Mr. T. Lane 'Monroe was host to
seven of his ,male friends Monday
night at an elegant dinner. The din
ing room and table were .prettily dec
Drated in holly -and Christmas colors.
After a 'sumptuous'repast two tables
were prepared and the guests whiled
away the rest of the evening at cards.
Entertains Bridge Club.
Mrs. ,Rice .Nickels delightfully en
tertained her bridge club Thursday
afternoon at her home on Mainn- street.
The six tables were placed -in a color
ful setting of pot plants. After a num
ber of gaines the hostess assisted by
Mrs. James Dunklin served a delicious
fts that are
e those wh
ter day, yea
g your sele
ake will be
rye every de
ir display is
id most reas4
is t' our stor4
ilil 9 o'clck
Entertains for Mrs. Hilton
Mrs. Ernest Easterby was hostess at
a-lovely card party Wednesday after
noon in honor of her sister-in-law,
Mrs. Roy C. Hilton, of 'Columbia. The
decorations showed the Christmas sea
son, large bells and holly branches be
ing used in the rooms in which the
eleven tables were set. Aftr an hour
spent in playing Forty-Two, the host
ess served a delicious salad course
from a large center table which was
beautifully decoratel with red carna
tions and covered with an exquisite
cluny lace cloth.
Wednesday Club Meeting
The Wednesday Club will meet Wed
nes(ay afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at
the home of 'Mrs. J. D. Watts.
Mrs. M. L. 'Copeland, Sect.
Use Discretion in Joking.
Never risk a joke, even the least
offensive in its nature, and the most
common, with a person who Is not
well-bred, and possessed of sense to
r upon yea
of a limit
your gift col
'y of the ye~
Rfable in pr]
. We will
the balance 4
LAURENS, S. C.
Play at Ora
A local talent play, entitled "Christ
nuas at Golden Gulch" will be given at
Ora scitool Thursday evening at 7:30
o'clock. An admission of fifteen and
twenty-flve cents will be charged the
proceeds to be ised for buying Tu
berculosis bonds anld other school pur
poses. The public is cordially invited
to be -present.
Holy Night. Program
The Epworth 'League or Dials will
give a special loly night program .at
the church Sunday evening, illec. .1.
I)ginning at 7:15 o'clock. 'Tle pub
lie is invited to attend.
Exercises at MDlIas
Christmas exercises will be given
at Dials school house Thursday night,
Dec. 21, beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The
ladies of the Improvement Associa
tion will serve sandwiches and hot
chiocqlate. The public Is cordially
to serve da
r. Instead i
nplete by mal
tion you. ma
and, too, wi
ice to be fOURI
b~e open nighi
f this week.
KES .& C
Cotton ginings in the county to
December 1, according to figures
ntde public by C. W. McC: ay, county
3otton statistician. wo:k- *,.212 hales.
Po the same (lte las ye:'y :,!.101 bales
A t Fleming School
There will be a Christmas tree anti
'Xercisos at Fleming school house l0'ri
lay evening, 'Decenber 2211(1 begm
king at 7:30 o'clock. The public is
lvited to attend and will be welcome
o the use of the Christmas tree.
Iow hippy would a man be could
:.e imItat Ilerodotual I do not say
n. all his perfections, for that would
)e too great a wish, but either in the
)eauty of his discourse, or in the
;ravlty of his sentences, or In the
ielicacy of his lonique tongue, or (to
)e short) in a thousand other ad
iantages, which make all those that
vould attempt It, despairing, drop