THE CITY COUNCIL
HAS NEW MEMBERS
Wards One, Two and Six
11? ve New Aldermen.
THE VOTE WAS LIGHT.
.Messrs. ('opctaiid, Hrooks, nud >ush
Are Elected Aldermen*? And
Mayor Ihibb Is Rc-clcctcd.
Very lit11.> interest wie; manifested
in tlie City primary election held yes
terday; except possibly in the race
for alderman in Ward 1, between
Messrs. Qtlkerson and IJrooks. Mayor
Babb was re-elected without opposi
tion und his name was not once
scratched in the election. Mr. Hubb's
total vote was 240.
In Ward One. W. II. Ciilkersoit, Jr.,
was defeated for re-election by Mr.
Jno. ?. Brooks, the vote being 2U
In Ward Two, Mr. 10. W. Martin was
defeated for re-election by Mr. M. L.
Nash by a vote of 19 to C.
Mr. H. s. Templeton was re-elected
alderman from Ward Three without
opposition receiving the 13 votes cast.
Mr. A. I.. IJudgens, the Incumbent
alderman from Ward Four defeated
Mr. .1. Wade Anderson by a vote ol
22 to 5.
Ward Five had but one candidate.
Mr. W. II. Anderson, who stood for ro
eleetioe, receiving a vote of ."> I.
In Ward Six. Mr. W. It. Rlchey did
not stand for re-election and Mr. M.
1.. Copelnnd defeated Mr. .1. Ii. Phil pot
by a v ote of 17 to S.
Mayor Babb received the total vote
cast in each ward
These nominees will be elected in
the general election on March the Olli
and will begin their term of ofilce on
the following Tuesday.
County Teachers' Aleetimr.
The County Teachers' Association
will meet in the Graded school build
ing on Saturday, February 27, at 1 I
o'clock. it is earnestly requested
that every teacher in the county who
can come will attend this meeting.
The following is the program:
1. Opening exercises.
2. Topic; The Country School and
Its Improvement, (a) How to Improve
Kurai Schools?W. I'. Culbertsoii.
ib) The Course of Study -Mr. (Jeo.
I.. PIUS, County Superintendent of
tc) School Building and Grounds?
Miss Maggie Gnrlington.
nh Some Knotty Problems?Mr. w.
s Patterson and Miss Ilessle Hurkett.
::. Recitation, Miss May Putnam.
I. Topic: The Teaching of Knglish.
tai Learning to Head and to Write
Miss Harriett Poor*.
(hi a Practical Demonstration oi
Teaching Primary Heading with a
Class?Miss F.mlly Meng.
te) Composition, Oral and Written,
in the Primary (trades?Miss Daisy
Allen and Miss W'lnomi Hlley.
idi Methods of Treatment of Read
ing in the Grammar Crude?Mr. F.. 11
(??I Grammar and Language Work
in the Grammar Grados?Mr. W. s
Come and bring some one with you.
t'rge your trustees to attend.
I.a mens Officers' Fund.
The total amount so far received in
Lnurens for the Hero fund Is $d&3.u0;
added to this is something like $400
received by the Columbia State. The
$l',000 is almost reached; and the fund
\ milter Fleet McCrnty.
Mr. Charlie W. McCravy. COUhtJ
aUditor-eleCt, has received notice of
appointment from the Governor and,
as soon as his bond cnu be arranged,
his commission will be forwarded
from Columbia. This. Mr. McCravy
thinks, will be done about the first
week in March, probably about the Mb
at Which time he will take charge of
"t Trip To Indln."
Popular prices will prevail next
Thursday night the opera house on
which occasion the Herald Square
Opera company Will appear in the
famous Broadway musical comedy
success "A Trip to India." The com
pany has a complement of twenty-live
players who Include a chorus of bo*
witchlngly pretty and shapH.v girls.
'the production is embellshed with
magnificent costumes and special
Railroad Commission and Itnihvny
Oiiiclnls Will bo Hero Friday to
CoiilVr on Mailers for I.unions.
Following Instruction? from the
Laurons Chamber of Commorce n
committee, consisting of Messrs. C.
c. Fontherstonc, W. L. Gray and S.
13. Money went to Columbia Tuesday
of last week and appeared before the
Railroad commission of the State in
reference lo the freight and passenger
facilities of ibis place. Tbe immedi
ate object of the commiltcco was to
petition the commission to visit Lau
rens, together with the officials of tho
two roads, look over the situation, and
then if possible to make recommenda
tions or instructions, in the matters
of a n new passenger slot ion and ol
separating tn freight ngeneies.
The committee presented their pe
tition to the commission, inviting them
to visit Laurens. In reply <> this
petition. Dr. Alken, president of the
Chamber of Commorce has received
from Chairman Jno. tOurlu of the com
mission tho following:
' The commission has appointed Fri
day. February 19, 1909, al o'clock.
i>. m. for a hearing at Laurons.
President Childs of the C. X. & L.
Railroad and Mr. .v. W. Anderson of
be C. iV W. ('. Unit road have been in
vited to he present and give informa
tion at this meeting."
Dr. Aikcu requests that every mem
ber of the Chamber of Commerce he
present at tin1 depot on Friday of Ibis
week at '.\ o'clock to meet the commis
sion and the railroad officials in the
proposi d conference.
*?%? ' ***"k* .VT ?
I SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
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** ^ * * * J! \- > " * H ? ? ?i t'. (' ?? - T- v V f.
Mr. Willie II. Hamilton and Miss
limmie Plorrlo Pinson were united
in marriage al I o'clock Sunday after
noon at the borne of the bride's father.
Mr. Wade II. Pinson in the Mt. Pleas
ant section. Rev. W. I). I lammet t of
ficiating. Mr. Hamilton is of tho
RkotU aecttoti of the county,
Mr. and Mrs. S. 10. Honey of Lau.
tens spent Thursday and Friday In
Columbia, guests Of Mrs. V. 1). BngOl
on Pendlctoil street. Mrs. Honey
was Miss Kmily Boll Inger, a charming
Wnltcrhoro girl, and is one of the
January bl'ldos.- Columbia Slate,
Sunday afternoon at tl o'clock :it
tho home of Ucv. w. it. Ilammctl, llio
ofilclnting ntiiilster, Mrs. Hester
Hrownleo Kniglil and Mr. c. A. Jolly
of Spnrtnuburg were united in marri
age. Tlio couplo will make their
borne in Spurtauburg, where Mr. lolly
is eiij'.a,;' il in business.
Mrs. Uland Hammond of Columbia
is the guest of Mrs. W. U. Kiehey. Jr.
on South Harper Ktl'Oel.
The Fortnightly club was entertain*
eil on Saturday morning by Mrs. W.
It, ltlchey, Jr., at her home on South
Mrs. Illchey is a charming hostess
and the morning spent with her was
a delightful one. She was assisted
in receiving by her guest, .Mrs. Uland
Hammond. After olglil pleasant
games of Nations were played a salad
course, pressed turkey and coffee
Those presold were: Mesdnmes it
F. Joms. A. C. Todd, A, II. Sanders.
It, 10. Copcland, II. K. Alketl, W. II An
derson, w. n. Washington, J. X. Rich
ardsou, La mar Smith, a. D, Gray, 0.
L, Clardy, Bland Hammond, ami
Misses Lila Hart. WllloU Cray. Annie
Gllkerson, Bessie Todd, and lomlly
Miss 101 III Poland was the chaun
Ing hostess lo a number of her friends
on Saturday afternoon at her home
on West Main street. .\ peanut
Stringing contest was tho game played
and an afternoon of much pleasure
Miss Itoiand was assisted in receiv
ing ami serving by her sister. Miss
Messie. The rooms were artistically
decorated and the rays from dainty
colored candles lighted the looms.
Those present were; Meadaiuos A,
c. Todd. w. it. Rtchoy, Jr.. (Hand
Hammond, Connor Fuller, B, L. ('lar
dy, R. 10. Copcland. a. II. Sanders. II.
A. McLood, 10. I) Ltingston and s 10.
Honey: Misses Annie GllkorHOll, Fait
H|0 Mae Thames. lOmil.V Meng, Mary
Simpson. Willem Gray, Kate Glenn,
Willou Uoyd, Janlc Colvln, Uosslc
Peatross, Lila Hart. Bessie Byrd, Bes
slo Barnott, Laura Barksdale, Willie
Jones. Miss Keildrick and Miss Rroclt*
Miss Mary Todd delightfully en
tertained a lew friends Saturday even
ing ai a Valentino lea. Her unests
were: .Misses Josephine Fuller, Lalla
Mae Dial. Dorcas Cnlines, and Willie
May Childless: Messrs. J. W. Dunk
I in. Titos, i. Swygort, A, w Tongue,
and W (J. Lancaster
Mrs. Claude Fuller wns the charm
ing hostess to a number of friends at
her home on West Main street Satur
day at an elegant dining: and again
DOTS FROM KAMIN CHEEK.
DolugH of Rahlin People, l?Oir ITiriuls
Visitors und Neighbors.
Unbun, Feb. 15?Mr. W. C. Babb of
Fountain Inn was in the community
Monday and Tuesday visiting friends
Miss Jennie Shealey of Laurens is
visiting Mrs. Q. W. Habt? this week.
Miss Helle Vttnco and mother were
the guest of Mr and Mrs. Zeb VutlCC
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mrs. l.e' Meyer of Newberry is
spending a while with her patents.
Mr. and Mrs. .lohn Putnam.
Mr. Clyde Mahnffoy und wife were
visiting In the Friendship community
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Warren of
Friendship visited her mother, Mrs.
R. A. Owens. Sunday.
Mr Clyde Oodfroy who Is leaching
school at Contorvillo was np on a visit
to his parents Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. T. F. Babb and wife spent a
very pleasant day at the home of Mr.
L R. Babb in Green Pond section last
Conference in Greenville.
The Pastors' Conference and Mis
sionary institute for the Greenville
district of the South Carolina Method
ist Conference will meet in the Bun
combo Street Methodist church of
Greenville on Wednesday morning and
will remain in session through Thurs
day. Rev. J. 1). Crout. pastor of the
First Methodist church of I.aureus,
will preach the opening sermon of the
Missionary Institute on Wednesday
night on the subject of missions. Mr.
W. I-. Cray of this, city will attend the
Mr. .1. (J. l\vles Dead.
Greenwood, Fob. 12?Mr. John Q.
Pyles died this morning at l:'?U, his
death being the result of pneumonia.
Mr. Pyles is survived by two brothers,
Mr. X. 0. I'yles of Columbia ami Mr.
I'. .1. I'yles of Barn well. tic is a na
tive of Laurons county having been
born and reared in the Waterloo sec
tion, moving thence to Greenwood.
on Saturday evening oilier friends en
joyed Mrs. Fuller's hospitality at a
most delightful tea.
'I hose present in the morning were:
Mesd.lines M. I.. Copolnnd. B. \V. Hall.
C. C. Feathorslone, W D Ferguson,
C. K. Cray, and Maytne Ferguson, in
lltC evening (lie guests wer.-: Rev. \Y.
K. Thnyor, Mr. and Mrs. t. Foster
Simpson, Mr C. i>. Bnrksdalo ami Miss
Laura Barksdale, Col. J. W. Ferguson,
and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Burton,
The Pastor's Aid Society of the
Presbyterian church served an ele
gant supper id all comers on Friday
evening in the Chamber ol Commerce
rooms. The occasion was a Valen
tino lea. and was thoroughly enjoyed
by all present. The menu cards were
an ingenious feature of the evening;
they read as follows:
a Son of Nonli
a Thanksgiving Representation.
Contused and Mixed.
Women of Grit.
Wood from a celebrated Watering
Herald of Dawn.
Fragrant Beans from Arabia,
Queen Charlotte of Russia and Her
Saturday morning Miss .Mary Todd
entertained with a delightful luncheon
the members of the mysterious Twen
ty-Two chit) at her 1)01)10 on West
Main street in Compliment to Mrs. S.
10. Honey, who has recently been elect
Od a member of the (dub. Miss Todd
was assisted In receiving and serving
by Miss Dorcas Calmes.
The dining room where the elegant
luncheon was served was tastefully
decorated with the emblems of St
Valentino's day, gnrlamh of beans
being suspended from each corner of
the room to the Chandelier, and illum
ined by the soft red glow of shaded
candles. The table also was lavishly
decorated with hearts, at each plate
dainty Valentine card:, appropriate^
inscribed were placed as souvenir;; ol
the occasion. The luncheon was serv
ed in seven courses ami consisted of
grnpO fruit, consomme; fried oysters,
pickles and d'ackchS! salad and
olives; nut sandwiches ami blaue
mange; ami fruit cake, pound cake,
coffee and mints.
Those of the club present were!
Misses Elizabeth Shell, Noll Miller,
Rosaloc Frank;. Josephine Sullivan.
131 l/.aboth Rlchoy, Willie Mao child
less. Zolene Cray, and Mrs. S. 10.
Mrs. C. H. Cray. .Mrs. .1. W. Clarke,
Mrs. m. L. Copolnnd, Mrs. w. io. Lucas
and young Clarke Gray left Mondav
by the way of Columbia ami Jackson
vlllo for a trip to Cuba.
Mrs. t Chesley Lucas of Chester
arrived in the city Monday at the
home of Mrfl. W. 10. LllOaS where she
will be during the absence of Mrs.
LucAn in China,
DK AT II OK in: Ii Kl M 1.1.I\ w.
Promisine, ^ *? ? 1111; Man of Houtihillc
Dies al < llutou Other Heins?
Mountvllle Fei?, t"?.- Ii was with
surpriso nml sorrow thai tho Infor
mation Of llcrvy Sullivan*s death was
received hero Tuesday morning. Dorn
anil raised ii' re In* naturally won ;i
placo of affection in tin- hearts of the
people with whom lio mingled. \i
though witii his fat hoi-;- family he
moved to Clinton some I i mouths ago,
ye! tho lies so recently formed still
hind. Cm off when just entering
manhood adds even greater sorrow lo
his unexpected deutln HO i ? re
memhered al Mountvllle as Ii quIOl
steady hoy. possessed of qualities
which gave promise of a more useful
manhood. Mis bereaved family havi
tho sympatli.v of their many friemlH
.Miss l.'Yniikic Culbcrtsou, <>m- ol
Iho teachers of our school, has been
unite sieh for sev eral week i al hoi
home || I'vkolU. II? !' place in school
is being temporarily idled by mi
.Miss Mary .Mail in. another teacher
In Iho Mountvllle school, was called
home a day or two on account ol the
Illness of h'-r brother, who had pneu
monia, lie Is now linprov Ing,
Mr. S. -I U:o.or wont to Oreeiiwood
Krida) io attend tho funeral of
brother-in-law, m>- .1. Q Pylos. Mr.
I'yles was well kllQWU here having
lived in ihi- purl id Iho county 11
number of years Ho leaves 11 wife
and three little children, who have
the .sincere sympathy of their friends
in this county.
Mr. Jesse Bryson h building an
other in w store room ;? i Mountvllle on
the lot adjoining his other building.
M. It. Crisp & Son are having their
ginneries cleaned, whetted, and put
ill order for proper work next fall.
Dr. Broaddus Stepp ol Spartan
burg spent 11 day and nicht here lai 1
? week with his cousins. M. and Mrs
j p. it. Richardson
Mr Henry Whltloek and ..on <>) Hold
vlllo have hiovod their families lo
Mountvllle ami occupy one hi the
Miss Marie Tongue and Mr. J. II
Madden are still in Haltimore hat an
Improving under skilled medical treat
ment, ami are expected houio in tin
other week or two
Dr. Snyder I? l.eclarc.
Miss I*.t!.->? .\I!. 11, leid her of llic
Lnnford school, requests announce
nient that Dr. Henry N. Kiiyder, pro.
Idohl of Wofford college will lecture
in llic Methodist church al Lan'ord
Mr. Kealhersloite al I niou,
II.in c. c. PeallicrKloiic returned
Monduy from I'nion where nil Satin
day night be spoke at a mill hiCli'
banquet, tendered by the olllcerii ol
Monarch mills, Mr. Koniherstono
spoke oil "South Carolina her re
source 9 and possihil ith
Tie- condition Monthly and Tuesday
oi Copt. J. o. Meredith w ho ha.* been
ill flit' seine time ill tills flt.V al tliC
home of hi dnughtt r, M rs. I?. I?. Poll
en, was reported as very critical aid
little hope of his recovery is now ? ,1
lortnlucd by family and friends.
Ml', HOliry Counts Spoilt Sunday in
(I roeti w ood.
Col, 11. V. Simpson loh M.lay foi
Itlrminghnmioii to attend the Lay
men's convent ion
111: U TNT 1. s orxti Pill M \ Im?\ \ ..
iluaiilla itiisli, of the Herald Siptare
Company a \ tiulhful Star.
Miss Juauiln Hush, tin prima donna
of the ib rald Square (comic.) Opera
Company, which organization conns
lo I he opera bouse next Tlllt
tiight, Kob. l uh evening III the''comedy
SOIIg SUCCess "A Trip to India," Is
preceded by' tbe reputation of being
one of the illOi 1 youthful and nj Iho
same time capable oporatb slai now
Although scarcely bill of her te ns.
Mivs Rush ha idle , the most dllllcult
of operatic |,.>>i like n seasoned vet
eran and shows the resttll of an early
ami through training of her enviable
mush n) ein.
Previous to joining the Herald
Square combination Miss Rush was
prima donna of the Colonial Opera Co.
which was one of the most successful
organizations Unit lotil <i the South
lor Thai Icnibie Itching,
Bosh ma, tetter and salt rheum keep
their victims in perpetual torniMit
Tic application of Chnmhcrlain'i
Salve will Instantly allay this Itching,
and many cases have been cured
by its use. For Rale by Lauren*
I'KOK. HOY THOMAS
TO LEWI Kt-ti IIKHK
Xeuberrj I'i'Ucv.iir hi Speak line <
Ihr Life .nid l\c |i j dl i in .
t Itj Opera House.
Prof. H. "/. Thohiaa oi X<>\> i erry ? "!
lego has booh engaged to lecture ii
iIii i ?. bpora housu hero ?m h'ridn
evening, at s o'clock, cm the suhjci
of Kdg:M' Alien Hoe. In addition t
the Ictture, a inimical program oi
plcnslng unluro will in- ronden I h
Mr. Thomas, assisted by Mrs. Tin
t ili:; - i i he. by no means, a secom
ar) feature, for Mis. Thomas Is ll
musical directress of NoWberry <???
logo atid the Lutheran church at -
Prof. Thouuis nas won consldoruhl
distinction on the American platfoi
l>\ bis now famous lecture on Poi
\nd at this time, the centenary of i*o<
the lecture should he of especial ii
The proceeds of tin eat Titiinmci
v. ill I.,- tor .he b. neilt ol ihe KCllOl
library. An admission of f?U Chill
for adc.lt- end 2fi CCItl i for ehil
will be charged.
Sense Fleeted .Indue.
Columbia, Keh. is. Thorn:
ukc was elected by the kiln nvsen
blj Withotll ppposli ion to he jtld
the seventh ludlelnl distriet to mm
i>nnl< I I:. Ilyiirick. re* Igneii, to !?? tii
Oi iate justice.
Circuit Judge lOrnesl C,:if> tief?, i
. .. Ii ^ 11
l*e-el( < led in joint : - nib!'. Pel;
w itliout opposition
Tbere's nothing ever eonihi
public from ; nj hodj. ami it
LOCAL AMI IMIRSON
Miss Julia Cilkerson b
luornlnj: fol t nioil w re
In iI \ of i "\
Ins. Hughes. Hobuyer
lefi dondny for Chariest!
iiie meeiiiig of tile Tri-J
a: social loin libw in ? islbi
?,. the Seil;
I .nun us Monday.
tun Medical Coll
? l: ItiltlOl e With ll(
I . and .leal (
"Of Course.' she s.nd. Id)
niigbl hav* known. Olvo ua
il plcnse.' TLrirpor> W'cih"
!" roiil. ssotl V\\\ Hold in
Jacksonvil I p.
is wohimnu sroiu:.
? i liul I i 1 Ini' killed Hero lYns
.i ???. hurlle Silas", (lave
Iis hum Is lohn Sampson,
i l'i >iii lael innvillc, Flor
tlial i.. pal dI' Lin* yeggnuin killed
? on 11io morning of January 2s, is
i:i eu dody of I he olficors, having
itaken early Sunday morning in
veri nH of blowing :i safe in that
. '1 lie man, after his arrest, talked
>? .?- eh iilioui his doings; in faet so
? i ike hi tale "smell fishy."
. .i- yvits lie) i> wit h? "Sliony
e" :i Inspector Uri jury identified
man, when the killing oc
lu Jaek illo Time Union Of Mon
? .. .,'.n . an inhere ?( iiig art lelo
III Hi.' man and his capture. It is
i I .hit Sal ip.a.n, ih.' confessed
blbvvor Und y ? ?? in.oi. who was
! ! ?. Policeman Amnions al an
itur ye.di rdnj morning, just as ho
i i .i i of blowiiig bpOii a safe
lurue.tr uiotin, Hay nhd Jolteituin
-??( :. th \v lie have oiii' of i be
? i (criminal over kitIged lioliilitl
at |? iliee i; iad<|unrtors. Th is
.. 11 ? ? n i \ .-.? t(>rday informoil
In- with Hie man
. .?. with h in ye t i'dav morning
ivlvi ni si < cap . was also
i| id. \ >v who wa . killed by
:'. I. dir in , S. a short
' : mini killed ii l/i droits ^
imp o. Aas known to
.wi I prol'o ion as ('barley
?I.' I I inn .in the safe
I in ? baric Uiiij going to
. i.. I froth I hilt i iioro. 11?'
aid . of liilll
i. .v. ii Silas in
a .'II aware
.??ii lined in
oi on i hey
al of theirs,
p. r the throe
,-fi rinod i hem
car Ailgu H a,
,'i got (lilt of
ion decided to
thi city bad
ich that time,
tin ? "ftion ' of
? I in cracking
tii other two
l>- at Callahaii
a safe in tho
II- says that
tllllt lie. with
. Barton, I ft
? i ll Carolina,
.i ? planned,
?I i htti Samp*
i the cars a lit
i in- rep trt ; of
?? .vod fatal to
. ! i Ills pal,
?i I Barton
hai -me of tho
:i (in 1 his pal
id the newspa*
lure printed in
man killed at.
1:1 likeness of
and ids pal had
. * wo a re offer
Wilkvs t: Co.
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