Mr. M. P. Vaughn spent the day In
the city last Thursday.
Prof. B. L. Parkinson has been vis
iting for a few days In the city.
?Uiss Julia ChlldresB is visiting rel
atives and friends in Gray Court.
Ool. J. C. Burns of Greenwood was
a biiBlnesB visitor here this week.
Dr. W. C. Irby spent part of the
holidays with relatives in Greenville.
Mrs. J. H. Teaguo and children have
? boon visiting rolatlvos in Mountvllle.
'Mr. Clyde Fowler spent a few days
during Christinas with friends in
Mr. Patrick II. Anderson, of Wa
terloo, was a business visitor in the
Mrs. Jack Crosland, of Bennetts
ville. has been visiting her sister, Mrs.
L. G. Balle, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Clarke and Re
becca Clarke spent the holidays in
Mr. Ernest Machen spent a part of
the holidays with friends and rela
tives in llonea Path.
Mr. W. B. Beeks and Mr. J. C. Beeks
ol Brewerton were among the visitors
in the city yesterday.
Mr. 1. C. Coleman, an old Luurens
boy who is now living in Charlotte, is
in the city for a week.
Miss Willie Dorroh left yesterday
to take up her duties at New Harmony
school, near Fountain Inn.
Mr. Robert J. Taylor of Fountain
Inn was among the business visitors
in Lumens last Thursday.
Mrs. Virginia Neville and Miss Mat
tie May Neville visited Dr. and Mrs.
Alken a few days last week.
Misses Llda and Jaule Garlington,
of Columbia, visited Rev. and Mrs,
W. A. Clark during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Babb, of Foun
tan Inn spent a few days last week
with Mr. and Mrs. T. Mac Roper.
Miss Mary Davenport and Mrs. T. M.
SI aw, accompanied by Mr. .lud. l.ang
Kton, attended the dance in Greenwood
Or. and Mrs. (). B. Mayer and fam
ily have returned to Xewberry after
spending a pari of the holidays with
Mr. ami Mrs. W. W. Jones.
The many friends of Mrs. Mrs. I,.
E. Burns will bo sorry to learn that
she has been sick, though not serious
ly for a few days this week.
Mrs. S. W. Rutledge und little son,
Walter, have returned from a visit to
her Bisters, Mrs. Dr. S. A. Boland and
Mrs. W. D, Whltmon at Statham, Ga.
Mrs. L. O. Hoff, accompanied by
Mrs. S. K. Dorroh o? Woodruff, left
Saturday for Timmonsvllle where they
will visit their sister, Mrs. C. A. Fos
Dr. Carlisle Nottingham, of Cape
Charles, Va., spent Christmas -with
Mrs. Nottingham, who 1b spending
some tlmo with her mother, Mrs.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman has moved
his offices from the Dial building into
the rooms recently vacated by Dr. Al
bright over the People's Iahux and Ex
Little Misses Katherine, Eleanor
and Margaret Hall, of Columbia, spent
Christinas week with their grand
mother, Mrs. H. W, Ball. They re
turned to Columbia yesterday.
Mr. W. H. Baldwin, Miss Idez Bald
win and Miss Loudelle Baldwin of
Barksdale were; among the visitors in
the city last Thursday. While here
they paid the Advertiser a pleasant
* EDEN NOTES. *
Eden, Jan. 1.?The holidays passed
off very pleasantly. Everybody seem
ed have a good time.
Mrs. H. W. Nash and children, who
have been visiting relatives in Eden
and Rabun community returned to
her home in Greenville Sunday.
Messrs Carl and Hen Reeves spent
Christinas with their mother.
Mr. C. V. Hipp has been visiting rel
atives at Enoree and Mountville, dur
ing the holidays.
Dr. J. W. Beason went to Woodruff
Friday to see his mother, who has
been very ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Erskine Babh spent a
few days with Mr. C. A. Bahb and
family last week.
Messrs. Grady Babb and Frank Gray
,after spending the holidays with their
parents, returned to school at Tigers
Mrs. Y. W. Beason is Improving
slowly at this writing.
Burglars entered the store of E. II.
Reeves Saturday night and opened the
cash drawer. Fortunately all of the
cash had been taken out except some
small change and only about a dol
lar in coppers was missed. Although
110 arrests have been made. Mr. Reeve::
is following a clue and probably Ik
will apprehend the guilty parties
soon. The drawer was not broken in
to, but was opened by the combillfl
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With best Wishes for a Prosperous New Year
and a Happy One.
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Prosperous New Year. In spite of the hard timesof 1911 our business
has been successful and for this we wish to thank our friends.
Lies in the little things of life?doing them well. Happiness fol
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The Busy Corner
Laurens, S. C.
* MOUNT YILLE NEWS. *
Mountville, Jan. 1.?The season's
holidays passed oft' quietly here. Ces
sation of business, the usual visiting,
social dinners and parties, an occa
sional bird hunt marked the passing
of Christmas week. Among the more
ambitious and noisy youth fireworks
wore the more characteristic feature1
of enjoyment. While these may have
been In some instances too freely In
dulged in. yet no serious harm result
ed. It is unfortunate that young
America has taken a wrong view of
the manner in which the birth of the
Savior should he celebrated.
Mountville has a good number of
College students in the various insti
tutions of the State all of whom were
at home for Christinas week. Alsey.
Cnry anil Wilton Mitchell, Charles and
Robert Thornton, Eugene Stokes.
Orady Ctilhcrlson, Watts iludgcns, El
lis and Fred Fuller. William Kellers.
Louise Richardson and Eliza May Sul
livan. These are all good students
doing well in their respective schools.
Their week's rest and visit were a
great pleasure to them and their many
Miss I-.ll 1 ic Clllbortson attended the
marriage last week, as maid of honor,
of her friend Miss Ella Qrlflln, at
Temple, Ca. This happy event was
celebrated Thursday evening at the
home of the bride when Miss CrilTln
was married to Mr. R. M. ThoiUOSOn,
also of Temple.
A number of our people attended the
union meeting at Cross Hill Saturday.
This meeting was well attended and
proved to be an interesting and profit
Mr. R. L, Whltlock fins rented his
blacksmith shop and other property
hero to Mr. S. N. Crisp and has moved
to Greenwood, Mr. Pierce of Barks
dale has moved to Mountville and tak
en charge of Hie shop woi k. lie comes
recommended as a very skilled work
Mr. Dixon Jusi across Little River
has rented his farm to Mr. John
Grant and is going to Greenwood to
run a meat market.
MOUntVllle school will resume work
tomorrow after a week's vacation.
The Mountville bank building has
been Completed and the officers ex
poet to open up business about the
NEWS AM) NOTES.
IN AM) MOIT CLINTON
(Continued from Cage One.)
Salted Almonds Olives Pickles
Fruit Cake Pound Cake
Coffoo Cheese Wafers
The toasts were presided over by
Mr. McCarley Barksdalo and all the
speeches wero enjoyed. Following is
Toastmaster J McCarley Bi .sdalo
"Give no more to every guest
Than he's able to digest;
Give him always of the prime
And hut little at a time."
Address of welcome D. W. A. Neville
"Wo hold an old accustomed feast
whereto wo have Invited many a
The Pythian Goat Prof. A. E. Spencer
Our Single Knights W. \V. Harris
"Marriage is like a besieged fort
Those who are without wish to en
ter; and those who are within wish
to get out."
Pythlanlsni \V. II. Simpson
Consists not in the multitude of
friends, but in the worth ami
? Ben Johnson.
The latlii s Kev. 1). M. Douglas
"Waking In ? den. Adam quick tie-1
Scribed, by his side, sleeping, what I
was once his side, flesh Of his flesh,
bone of his hone so ?lose and his!
first sleep became his last repose."
?Front the French.
After the speeches dancing was en
joyed by many ot the guests until
far into the morning.
The weather and the tightness of
money perhaps accounted for the ab
sence of as much merry making as
usually Characterizes the Christmas
holidays, yet there were many pleas
I tires. Many families had reunions ami
family ?linners. Several pretty after
noon parties and turkey dinners and
suppers kept the young set on the go.
Miss Mollle Monson entertained at
a Japanese ten in honor of her friend,
Miss Sara llarvin of Spartanburg, on
Thursday afternoon. Mrs. .1. A. Ball- i
ey entertained the Musgrove Mills
chapter D. A. It. mi Thursday. Many
visitors wore hero for the holidays.
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