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Mr. Geo. F. Dorroh, of Cray Court,
spnt Tuesday In L aurens on business.
Mrs. William Combs, of Louisville,
Ky., Is visitlng her sister, AMrs. R. I.
Walker on North Harper street.
Mrs. Uurania AlcDaniel, of the Ekon
section, was shopping in the city Sat
-.1r. and Mrs. Y. S. Gilkqrson have
had as their guest for several days, the
latter's father, Air. R.. L. It. Hentz, of
.r. and Mrs. .1. C. Smith and little
son, Robert, and Misses CaldwelI, At
kinson and Puller, of Wa Iterloo, were
visitors in the city yesterday.
MIss .\lamnie Burns, who is allecdiling
G seniville W omiani's C ollege. lpor
th- wleek-vind inl the city w%.ith her ar
, I r. and .\ls.. 1 an .. I ltlirns.
.>irs. S. %.i .Gilber , o' lielena. I ;t ..
.illth gulest of, .\r. anld .\rs. C'. 11.,
G neseveral da'y.-. 1last weeki.r ur -
. r. lmes T. Crew. .ir. and
Calnoli, (4mer of o. 1),
v been s'I'vidinig a hot i flrlough
1l1 1it n %. .it j h Ioltofolk i.
i\ . id. Walk r and htle, Son),
VV NI.ir, s. liplt . \oneday alld T ues..
-ll t S; rtanb l it ,sitin friend14ig
F:. 'P o'w a i \ler. it of
nin'' l'nivtrsi' y. ande l'sh i lakeily,
shy I 'i 'tria Clls egen spenltg snda
I .Mr. and All. C. .. 'ower.
c%. Itoert Wade and litle daugh
has. L o e Isabli ahve returIled to their
-,m, ine inross e il, a tr vising
.. Tom Crews, ill the city.
. 1. 1 ). liti , who is takingti an, id
tntced eiiltrst at ith e lniversity of
Sll Carolina, has been espending sevy
. daysi the it y city witi his larent s s,
t. anid .rs. .\ug. HnIM.
.\lr. . . ll klinl Suillivan I W. ho Ahas
tin the ai1 Service below Agus
has beel transfetred to he Greee
ille-Col umbia rtn onl th C. & WV. C.
,ral C., N. & Yo. and Is nlow making
- leil in (;re fvillef.
\liis Wil i.otn Gray, formerl' tly u
iool supervisor and at pof r!ieen enl
; tg Iied in Similar ork at lI ockville,
irhas beln ttending sevral dlays in
lihee city with her parents, e. a
\' .W. L. GCray,
\iv. Franlk Held, who hlolds a responl
.abtb' position with a large tobacco
w e-ru 'w*ith his hevadqutarters Iin Co
t)'a, Ihas, been speningI t several
av; i Ot ci y with his 1aren1,1t1S, i Mr.
aNI .\l's. S. C. il d.
Thev many friends of .\If. W. N. .\us-.
of fthe Trinlity-Rtidge sectionl, were
the o -i him in the city Ias wNIik
aer a-lon sieg of Sickness. Tolhoigh
oin ied to his hom for a1 long film.,
.i\. Alistin do s not apyear the tet
rl'Se (tn accont litof his xperiec'le.
Mir. anld Ml,.-. Ilar-old C. Sinlilh Io
('tild to (-enille Saturday aternoon
i rp t ilth, wiek-iend with relatives.
(Onl account of the rain tlhey wrv n
det to coni-e h ought film- loutr Sin
hI a er ieattio. .\lrl.Smith ai Ilm
'I. C. .\l. reeland, n hnihlie as r-s
u hi scae ofrom tdeat's whe he. was
sagt etintNien humers ilkiiof ' box i'ar
Its ago,3 nase atl tI leavoe ohf hes
Iti'fal'last~ wii eek 'ndcinow recuperat
hye ate h hermny the hapmic.
plo bertson, tio Wre Sho'Alnwta nin
thei jiity on itelt yetrday. toIr.
Mlede taed tha threnmiloorpo -
Ition tbuldo a11 flargt1hie numb"rugf
his ooe In tave eatnp of thtet
endtl'L iterk of thu' e hwn bndiion
9 Inrealong a hirbliton toetelrg
Thne im an kind i sredtn ficend vinl
soni oncott of dvaWnJ.ingstyn.rof
TVWO MILLION CDOLLAR
W. D. FriffitL's Latest Production "In
tolerance" to be Shown at Opera
House April 9th.
The announcement that D. W. Frif
fith's "Intolerance", which the lead
ing dramatic critics of this country
have proclaimed the most stupendous
as well as the most magnificent spec
taele ever produced, has been booked
by the Opera House, for an engage
iment. of one day only, April 9th, ought
to be welcome information for local
The theme of this latest achieve
ment, which it, is stated sets a stand
ard of colossal production which cv
(ni Mr. Griffith may never be able to
OxCel, is Love's struggle throughout
tIhle ages. The scenes are laid in four
ages I tlie World's develo pmen I, An
cIilit Uabylon, tle Nazarene's Jude.
\eIdiacval 'aris, and a modern Ameri
"I IIIoleranev" is the successor of Mr.
Crillitih's The ilirth of a Nation." It.
is said to have cost two million dollars
aal 12.3.000 people. 7,500 horses and
I.500 chariots took part. in it.
.\tnon the film favorites having its
priellpit roles are: Mae Marsh, Mi
riam Coop(r1, Constance Talimadge,
Seena Owen , I lIessie Iove, .largery
IW tin. I illian Gish. lIohert. liarron,
.\lfrid l'*"el. Walter Isong ;unid lMimaer
Ieterns' D 'ier Oitted This Yeair.
At a reient meeting of the lohn It.
I ershaw chapter, Daughiters of the
Coifederney. It was thought advisable.
in (Ilie view of ('onservat Ion and ecoin
omnitty, not to serve the annuial diner
enIildelred 11he Confederate veteranis.
A ftcr a discussion of the advisability
of this step. it was decided that the
deefsion of Ile ladles would appeal 14)
the palriotisml) of the veterants an(] that
they would rather forego Ihis greal
ple'asure than to co1triblite even inl
Such a small way toward unusual conl
Si111ptiott of food so munch needed by
lie soldiers anid allies across tw wat
The followingi inlvitalionl of wide in
torest w\"U issue1d insi week -
.\% am, .li.. Citrls loumt.ion Hopei
relplost Ile tleasire of your il compa ny
at lie wedding reception
Mr. Ies Lter Lloyd Kn ight
on I he evening of 'T'esda.
the iith of April
at half afler eight o'clock
A\t I lotte
Laurens, Sotith Carolina
Miss Roper is the elder daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. Ilotistoi Roper and is
a graduate of the Greenville Woman's
(College 1)and is an :ccioillislei tid si
clan. The many friends of Mliss Rop1e.,
while rejoicing at the happy cultiina
tionl of* Ihe roimance, reget l Shw
will make her loimie elsewhe re. .lr.
Knight hold 1 resIiisibb hiositio nl in
mouiis "ehtr''. \l. 1arion Caiii. wvill he
iliaiy. Comtei aiid otnhioy the. at Ir.
tteginii n lg at ?::10 o'clock( th. ila y,
\Xtiiary i. .\dmiissioin 10 and 1.3 cents.
for Feet, Every Day
4'ry ! 3iatke ('orns Peel Ilight OtY!
Looik at the. iilaustratn elo ~w. See
thie two tinigers pieling) off a euirn as
though ii weie a banaina peel And
the ima n is~ smiintg wile ia's din g It -
mi.ent'( "Gt iit" touchesi a coirn or (nl.
la the growlth is dmnitted. it takes
uiit Iw 4. sec(ond(s to apply "Gets-lt"'. Thei
ithinik, love and1( work wvithe absoltit.'
vently ''i slold anywer where youit
(yaneedk y sho ande stocking off for
a bottent or setOi "etit driea
olde thn Tput't yoursho an tC sitoet~cki
as again. Thorld's lin frhemer excus
aI ' b oe, or sentuo receip Cofu pric
11 .Psy unmDrug Co.,urk
RED CROSS NOTES. *
By 0. L. Houk, *
* (Chairman of Publicity.)
The week just past has been one of
exceptional activity for the local Red
Cross workers especially those con
nected with the departfent of woman's
work. Durhig the past wee ka ship
inent was made of all the articles
which had been made by the tembers
of the local and auxiliary chapters, a
total of 1036 knitted articles and about
:ioo hospital shirts. These articles
have all beeni uWade by iembers of tle
Laurens chapter and represent many
iours or labor on fithe part of the mak
The laidies ill (harge of 11he surgical
dressing dertiimlent also report. 1tha1t
they have ol hand aboi :1.00 bandages
whicl are now ready to ship. A nutm
tier of tlte arlicler which we're includ
ed inl the shiplinlit of this week were
inade by 6 Itliber's of te l'ros
plet auiixiliary anithI y lIare to he voll
plinivted oli the qiuilitv of their work.
l'raetleally all of flite articles were
(xally up to the staindard set by the
National Council for 'such wior k. TI his
stnildard is rarly vver. reached by
s(n1 (of tie Ihter workers anl as (Ile
linemlbers of1 1the P'rospect chapter are
stilt vew at th i:; type tf work they
are to I v (llliinil -iled i ll tithe ilor(.
This ll, hilevtill? shu-lild serve ns an
exatuiple to fte 40tin-r Olnapters and
auil iri s (if 1lin'. (01untY Si '1 it is
lopedI that ll m11 wo4 "'iirk senit ill froi
now on will i. of t he 81-une' firsi c1. lss
Wh~tile thle seior~i organliz'atIsins
througphoutf lilt, vounty , have bveen hard
ait work and have aeromplisoud noteh
they hav" !i no1) wise otilstripped the
.11un 'ior w'i" izalion. .\ Ireavy I y
has been-1 e111olledl ') thev countly o
1.0011 ilnillbers of the .hitntior IIed
Cross. A total of 1 schools lve ask
ed for anI havi bin grailtd in
hership and1( retiuests are( coming!. inl
faster thaln organizatiots can ie 1ts Ind.
Thes' .111 Ite 1d Cross chaptIe's are
How at. work 1n1t0king re-fugni.ar
n1ints, comnfort and fraviltre pillows
and the( like. A Se.xlet of girls froin
Itic city ilh School have plreiaired at
very inteoresting nilus-ical prograi and
ire1 l loi ng Il coltlily if Itit in eraio l
of, .lun1ior. Red V'ross orn.atiizationl. Th'le
sulccess of this prograin11 may bemew
ur~ed by th v null inh111er of appllicatlionl.
for ninthi'ership Which ar e bineg re
e(.vivvd. It is tIe duty Itof ve yI :whool
child oft th' e itily to e ollini a tilnl
ho inl lis ortganmizaion. Not only
do it en I1 i1 the n lito do 1it ir hil
toward1-1 re1lievinz soline of the SufeInII. a.1
which ik beinlg caused bull is bloth edul
cationll illd hevlpfull as wvell.
The. (;r:ly horranlch chapt:er
which was organtized Soline tili a'gsio i.
already hard it work a.s oil Sun iday
March l0th t-hey organiizel three adl
ditiollal aixiliarieis. Tlese' hire were'
at Dials ('hurch0, Iighland Hlome., and
Riddlis Old Field. A total of 11.1
n11brs were added to thtie hatr t i.
'The Ora aulxitiary hass ailso bieen dolinlg
Iinle workh anld hs sent in ai lot of
I)1rin15 thel 1ast weekPl th lied4l '1)ros
54)n1 a deldetrrd changle. A te kllhonei
Isia riini Tlephonle I I'otand 4'he~f roomI
lISt been't decoraitoil and1( madeil4 miore
will lie thast mor01e leople wtitl be 11) noing
SIm ait Itci'e w~ork( r'Ioms aind hiead
will aillow~ their namslll' to be0 aided
o th l isi of memb~ers.
.\ndt white we arei engaigid it itt r-5
ryling onl the( greait ('aius let uS not)
forget thel W~arm F'ilnd ('Clapagn whlich
will lie Ilil Ion tat i n l thell spring. IfI
i" u to us 18 I to prepare n'ow~ for I hiis
drive by0 savinig, ('onservinlg, I lover
izjIng (ourl dlla5rs so~ t hatl later otn 'we
lusny give, thalt 0our boy3s miay live, and
T\ X tlF.Ti'RN\S ('OMlN(4 tN,
tec'live' the relturnis oft tax payers5 aSl
y'et re -'ted. At th tinlecting (If the
('Oitiy bn.- I onl Alarch' 5th It wais (de
i 4d( to in 5r' th1e l4tii31 r ttur smade bty
Itax payers ealhiet'i theii'Y'1 yea r to
mtake assessmet~ s p.'--ticaslly on the
same abasIs as they hai e beetn imade'
htltehrIto. The average r'a1'te fixe for
horses wvas $10, for imiles $15, cattle
$12.50, hogs $3.00, anid shieep and goats
$1.00. Country r'eat estate was fixed
at an average of $6i.00 per acre, the
assossmlent in eacti towntshipt beig as8
I Iitaur0ns towinshItp $8.0)01' ner'e;
f'oiings, $6.50: Dilals, $7.00; Sutllivani
$6.50; 'Water'loo, $5.00; Cross 11111,
$6.00;t~i llani'r $6.50; .Jacks, $ .00;
Reail estate- ini 'ities', towns and11 vIl
laigis was Ilxcd at i0 per cent of rea
nounIbe present1 vaih tI, thiis beling left
to the discctln of the boardi't.
BEAUTIFUL DINNER SETS
COIN GOLD BORDER AND SPRAY DECORATIONS
Haviland, Nippon Hand Painted and Knowls'
We have just received a big shipment bought in June
1917, giving us the most complete line of dinner ware to
be found in the state, and our prices are much below
present market values.
If you expect to purchase a dinner set in the next two
or three years you can make a goodly saving by taking
advantage of our present offerings.
100 Piece Haviland Sets from $37.50 up.
100 Pizce Nippon Hand Painted Sets $31.50.
98 Piece Knowls China Sets $26.20.
48 Piece Knowls China Sets $7.65.
Several of these can be bought in odd pieces.
We invite you to see our line.
S.M. &E. H. Wikes &Co.
WE ARE READY....
--EASTER DRAWS NEAR
You WNill Find Here a Most Complete
COATS, COAT SUITS, DRESSES
SKIRTS AND WAISTS
We are pleased to state that our stock in our Ready-to
Wear Department is most complete, and we are positive
you cannot find better values. All goods new and stylish
and made of the latest weaves.
Come Here First for Your Easter Needs
OUR SILK DEPARTMENT
We just can't refrain from saying a word or two in
reference to the excellent showing of Silks we now have
on display. Here you will find all that's new in Silks,
Foulards, Poplins, and all the popular piece goods.
DEPARTMENT STOR E