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1)r. T. L. Thnmerman spent Sunday
in Greenwood with relatives.
Mr. Jack Davis, of Clinton, was a
visitor in tho city 'Monday.
Miiss Anna iPrentiss spent the week
end with her grandmother, Mrs. \V. I.
NiMr. John J. Workman, of Camden,
visited his sister, Miss Annie Work
Mrs. Joe 11. Phinney spent several
days last, week with friends in Green
Mirs. Jounson and Miss Othello
.Johnso', of Lan ford'Station, were vis
itois in the city londay.
Master Gordc, I Godfrey, of Green
ville, Is visiting his uncle and aunt,
.lr. and Mrs. D. B. Godfrey
Messrs C. C. Cox and son, 1. M. Cox,
of Ianford, were visitors in the city
Air. and .\rs. Jlohn Woodside, of
Greenville, visited their eousin, .!Mrs.
C. M. 'Clarke, on last Sunday.
.\irs. It. E. I iughes spent 'T'lurisday
in Fountain inn as the guest of Mrs.
\ir. Thos I. Swygert, who is now
located in (olinmbia, spent the week..
end In the city.
Mliss Annie Mae Bryant, of Green
ille, has been the guest of irs. 1Ern
est Machen and other friends for sev
M iss Dorothy iludgens arrived in
tihe c4t' Tuesday from Coker College,
where she graduated last Tuesday in
the Domestie Science department.
Mrs. Presnall, of Morganton, N. C.,
mother of Mrs. .1. 'Aldi) Moore, is
spending some time with Mr. and .Mrs.
.\oore on l0ast Main Street.
Mirs. lien Miontgomery, of Spartan
b1rg, returned home Siaturday after
visiting ir,. and Mrs. .T. Mel). Moore
for several days.
Misses Lucy anud Lola McPhail and
lartha Owings, who are attending An
derson college, spent the week-end in
the city with their parents.
'.tr. and Mrs. Win. D. Clark of Co
lumbia, S. C., are visiting their daugli
ter, Mrs. 1Edward A. Watkins on North
Miss Cora Medlock, of the Fairview
conmiinity, is visiting Mir. and Mrs. .1.
Arth: Taylor and other relatives in
Mr. W. G. Wilson left. last Wednes
day for the northern markets to buy
spring goods for his store. lie will
be gone for several days yet.
Miss Louise iUlaekburn, of Coltim
bia, visited her sister, Miss Chaunecy
Block hr u, teacher in the graded
Mr s.J. C. Godsey, after spending
some time with her parents, Mir. and
irs. W. 'I'. (rews, returned to her
boic in Charileston Friday.
\ti s Ilelen Dodson, daughter of 1)r.
W. W. Dodson of Greenville, has been
visiting friends in the city for a few
Mrs. .lohn Y. Gmrlington expects to
leave tomorrow for Kansas City to
.i Mir. ;airliigton, who is located
Mr . and Niris. Dridley Young and lit -
ilte daugiiter, Giace, arme expiectedi in
the' city this week to v'isit M\irs. S. i).
Miiss .\lary3 I'eterson has . ireturn med
homie afteir a visit of a few dlays to
lier brotheri ini Grieeir. She was accoiii
paied home by hier iniieee, little Mliss
Mir. andi~ Mrts. W. ii. (iikeirson, itr.,
returniedi to the (city Satuirday aiuer'
spendinug thieiir honeymoon in Augoust a,
Savannah andl J1acksonv ill e. F'oir lie
Present they arie making t heiir home
at t he Gilkersotn House.
M.ir. aiid .\ urs. Ler'oy D~avidson aiid
two childreii and \iis' Marity Wilkes
a i''r xpiectedl to mAtor thiroughi thle
-' Coutnlry firoim Camden Su nday to v'isit
Mr . andM'.l . S. M. WVilkes. Mishs Mairy
Wilkes ia now actinug as stenogiapher'
in Mr i. D~avidson's oilcee at Camden.
Mrs. Jtohmn MniahIl, of Grieenwoodl,
Is spending some tiime ini the city wvithi
heri parenit s, Drm. a nd Mirs. W. II. Dial,
while Dri. Marshall is in New Yoirk
takinug a special course at one of the
C~'(apt. John C. Davis, of Clinton, has
bhee'n spending several days ini thle city
w ith his soil, Mis. James D~avis.
Though smiewhiat advanced inl years
Ca pt. Dav'is t ill r'etaiins much of his
youthful vigor amnd intellect. Ills
tnany friendts were glad to see him
Miss IHarriet t Gr'ay, thle little dangh
ter' of Mir. and Mris. Douglas Griay, en
tertainbd a few of her young friends
at a birthday pairty yesteirday after'
noon, this being lher fiith birthday.
Dur'ing the afternoon the young pieo
pie enjoyed r'efreshmecntsu, having a
milghty fine time of it,
Dr. R,. E, Iughes left yesmterday for
C2harlheston to attend the anuail meet
n1g of lie Ti-State Medical Associa
tion. Dr' Hughes is secretary of 6hue
association and lia -been for so many
years that his re-election each year is
taken as ,( soil of r'outino matter, Thue
association will be0 in) session today
andl tomorrow. Although thle doctors
are amltIoating a pleasant meeting,
the nraseram tise ar wna made very
much shorter on account of the ab
sence of so 1'hny, members in the
illss Virgiia Agnew, principal of
the- Watts 'lills school, was called to
her home at i)ue West Thursday to be
at the bedside of her father who was
critically ill. She left on the morning
train, but was unable to reach home
before the end came.
Alr.. W. If. Whiitley, formerly Hllss
Josie Sullivan, a.rrived in the city last
week to ttend thle matnrrage or her
aister, Miss Helen Sullivan, to iLieut . L.
S. lolt Sata a1 (laty evening.
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i1:1 ( 1il08)8 NOT'S.
By (., L. louk,
(Chalrmana of Publicity.)
Although sveningly dormant for the
time iing lIed Cross work in the
county is increasing and more and
more interics;t i:; being taken in this
work daily. On la.st ainday after
noon an auxiliary to the local chapter
)w)as organized at Owings with a total
of 61 members enrolled. \l r. and Mirs.
1I. b. ParkIinson members of the execu
tiVe committee of the local chapter
were present and aided in the organ
ization. As member;; of the lRed Cross
we are glad to weleomle these people
into the organization and to lend them
the aid and assistance due them as a
sister branch of this, so great a cause.
On next Sunday morning A. C. Todd,
chairman of the Iaurens chapter is
to address the people of (gray Court on
Rled Cross work with the view to or
ganizing an auxiliary there. At the
same time Some other member of the
local chapter will address the people
at Warrior Creek church. These
meetings and addresses are merely
the work of the Committee on E~xten.
lion, S. i1. Tmiiempleman. chairman,
wheih plans to organize auxiliaries in
every community of the county. Al
ready can we see the fruits of their
labor. Auxiliaries are already organ
ized and at work at Ora, Prospect and
Owings and we feel sure that, on one
week from this (late at least three
more will be added to the rapidly
krowing fold, as meetings are also to
he held at Narnie and Barksdale next
Sunday afternoon if the roads and
weather permit. Two attempts have
been made at both these places but in
each ease the roads have been so had
as to prevent travel.
As a result of the campaign whilch
is now on in the sehools to organize
.111n1or 1ed Cross auxiliarIes the
iPleming school has this week perfect
ed their organization with) 100 percent
membership. A total of 27 children
have enrolled themselves in this ehap
Ior which is in the charge of Misses
Burns and Power, who are teachers
in this school.
Mason-Willlnts Stock 00.
The Mason-Williams Stock Company
is O(veilying the hoards it the opera
house all this week, the first perfor
iance having been given .\ionday
night to a packed house. The comt
lanly gate a plecasinhg show to the
crowdl last niightI. Several memb1 ers
of thte companyll3 have 1h0n inl IdLurens
bef'otp and( were readil y reoogniz.ed by
thle showv lpatron11s.
Why Ho Quit.
A nlew contfectliery store opened
its doors In the north par't oif the city
recently, states the Indiattpolls News.
The proprIetor hiiredl a skilled caindy
mtakcer. Ills troulies started etarly.
Tile caindy matker went. on a bIg
spree, and in a few (lays the steck in
the store ran low. The propriletor went
out Oni at hunlt for the candy tmatker and1(
tltnally found lim and straIghtened
hIm up so lie could work aigain.
Bitt when lie was read~y for work tihe
Rugar fatmine wtas on withtl all of its
terrors, and 110 sugar was obttanabthle.
This condlitionl continuled for several
(lays, and( when lie finally got a sugar
supply the candy maker was absent
Th'ie proprIetor cl0os(d the dhoors, sold
tle remainIng stock and store tlxtulres
at autiton and~ retIred from the Candy
Popularity for the Sunflower.
The sunflower is p~rob~ably dlestined
to ptlay and imnportant part in the
econonmic aff'alrs of the UnIted States
as a substiute for linseed1, states the
ChrIstian Seience Monitor. A member
of the National Paint, Oil and Varnish
association recently. retad a report
which declared that the ctltivation of
thie sunflower for this purpose can be
made(1 to yild a gross retutrn to the
farmer of from $80 to $80 enh acre.
Everything In these days seems to be
working out to the profit of Kansas.
Cannet something be done with the
jimuson weed, so as to please Missouri?
PAJLME T'I4 TOODOE, No. 19, A. F. M.
A regitlar communtnlentlon
f Palmetto Lodge, No. 19,
S.F. Mi., wIll be held( Fri
. ay night, Feb. 22nd, 19i8,
at 7:30 o'clock. There wvill he wvork
In the F. C. dlegree. Members arc
urgedl to attend and visiting brethren
fly order of
E. 0. Anderson, R. R1. Nickels,
Secretary. W. M.
LAUR(ENS COUNTY MAN
.KILLED IN COLUMBIA
f. 1I. Roland, Son of the Late Ludle
Bloland, hilled by Kirk Letraid
.1. 1. Roland, native of this county,
son of the late !lldic .Roland,, of the
Ifolly Grove section, between here and
Tlinton, was killed by Kirk LeUirand,
in employee of the '. N. & l. shops at
oluinbin Sunday. The (leceased was
it one time chief-of-police at Clinton
ind later worked for the C. N. & L.
railroad. lie had a reputation of be
ng a law-abiding cit ien. and a manl
who attended to his own affairs. The
Ibody was brought up from Columbia
\londay aftecrnooin and taken off at
P'arks station, interment later taking
place at Rocky Springs church. An
Account of the tragedy, appealini In,
li State .lon day, is as follows:
'lacGrand tired not e>;s than i-n
-hots; and ;"N butllela; lodged ini Ube
landl's body. 'Thie shooting' commntced"N
tt the shop oliee ofl the *ionlhhm.
ewba'rry and I-aiuents ltailroael and
he last slhn was tired on I;ervais
>treet abonut 111) teat away wvhen 1.a
and fell dead:t. P'o;;nd pleadedi for linl
lie and the r01 .v was lead blle:.
- veiral w itiesses testillel that i,(
lrand shot lhroiilh the door and
window of the shop flie' iyl lolaiil
amie out' with his hamiiul extended
leading for his If'e. The wu;nided
na n sta-ge red toward Gerva is Street.
ltd entered the street Ilagman's shan
y. Le(irand followed reloading his
revolver. lie walked up to the shlan.
and tired four shots at the mat
Iiing hi im I'ito the open, anotho'r shot
vas tired as the man started off and
he bullet took effect in the back. Ro
and fell face forward, and the slayer
'ainaway In a northerly direction.
The police were notilied and madle
S<quick run to the scene of the shoot
ng. Officer Kramer arrested LeGrand
it his home on the .100 block of 1Hamp
on Street, and he was taken to the
A reporter for The State visited
he station to secure a statement from
lhe prisoner ht he was sound asleep
it 11:20 a. n. Last night when seen
it lie prison and asked If he had any
hing to say concerning the shooting
Iegrand said, ".No, I have not got.
anything to say."
'I(1rand used a 32 calibre Smith and
Wesson liltammerless revolver and
when searched at the station had 21
'art ridges of 32 calibre on his person.
The iniquest was held at .\eCor
mick's undertaking parlor at 5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon. Dr. V. 1. Ful
mer was the first. witness examined.
Iie said bullets had entered the body
in six spots, one In the hack and tihe
thers in Ilie front. The physician
=aid it was his opinion that any one
i' four wotunds would have been sufil
"nii to produce death. The fatal
hots entered tlie neck, abdomen and
.hest. 'T'here wire no io wdeir barns.
.1. F. Casey testifled that lie wis
'mIdoyed at the ('oluibIa, Newberry
ind Laurns Railroad and was on hiIs
way it the shop when lhe saw LeGrand
rrre o I of thle silop) otlice andl tire
breie shodts t hroiighi t he east window.
le then ran around to the( doorway
n ad fireil two oilher shots. Rtoland
amne o'ti of the otie wIth both l hands
aisedl anil begged him n to pet a doector
satyinir, "I am shoct to deaithi for what.
I goi not k now.'" itohiand then slag
.ef'ed toward G;ervais st reel anid walk
'd into the fltagmian's shainty withi i.e
I randilo on1'(i his hieels reloading
his lilstol. WVa!king upr to the shanity
L e~iranid tired to thle dloorway and1(
thien throu~lghit the indow, .Rolanil stag.
:erd ont anliid L e(r a nil got in biehind i
himi andii fired one shot whien iioland
felI de'adi. I .ef;ranud reloadedl hiis reveli
1b1r andi ran toiward Ladyv street. Iiie
bcard teGrand Say soiiiethinig to the'
wa'itilhmani and a niegro while he was
'Aming toward the s;hanti'. The wit
liess srai iIt was abloii 1 50 lio I75 feet
riom t he shioip oflice where thle shoot -
ng sI artedi to the shianty:. w'here lihi
list rshet s were( fired. .\l. ('asey de
Ia rud tat ILeGrandl apjipeareil toi he
at ionalI and was delIierate In hi s
hloot Ing. lHe hail heardu t hatI there was
snoic jealuisy on thle part of LeG rand
iiot gettiIng a lpositilon that Roland
icld with the railroad compianly. iLe
'Irand thought tic was entitle'd to thie
)h, Ci ki, may all natIons see T1hy
crio. .: glistenIng t hrough thle
Of war and Cearn" te andt pestilence:
Vipe out all hat red r-om the hearts
of men and 'make r< 'Om
For peace anud love and world-wide
\ndl In the camps or on the, firellt
'Let Thy star guidle ourl soldier-men,
\ndi keep thienm holy in piurpose, deeip,
To brIng the worldl Thy reign on
- Clara ('ox Epp~lers9on.
D~rives Out Malaria, Builds Up System
fhe Old Standard general etrengthening tonic.
)ROVit'S TASITItIJISS chili TONIC,drivwesout
alaiaria.enrichesa the blood,and builda upiliesys.
om, A true tonic. For adults and chlidreni. Gnn
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* * SOCIE'T'Y.*
by Olitoti ai 210(1 ill ito1tor of M~Iiss He leon
Sit ivaIRo 022 ' day af1o 2litott. " 'IThe
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More~ rooml forerl o~' 1 it2cc upi by)1' 0h
Pei le IS irh Storelt op2 po)1( s ite~ the pota-t
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locail aeniit fr to f'l'evfax lineiof
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yer't wasi bmitt ed i to ~te lax payers
of he it byAlermn \d$1l 2in i.1
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Pices fron &
$11.50 to $20.00
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
They come as regularly as the seasons
and there is no escape from them.
Custom has ordained the giving of
presents on these occasions.
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representing each of the twelve
Plain and ornamental settings.
In a wide range of prices.
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