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* POPLAt SPRINUS NEWS. *
Poplar Springs, April 14.-An event
'of unusual interest was the play and
box supper given at this place last
Saturday night. ''he play was a com
edy-drana in three acts, the title of
which was "Diamuonids zind HIearts".
The characters were as follows: Ber
nice Halstead, a youn;; lady of eigh
teen, with an affection of the heart, a
love of fun and a hatred of arithmetic,
by Mary Abrams; Amy liaIstead, her
sister, two years younger, fond of
frolie, Susie Abrams: Iuez Gray, a
young lady visitor, willing to share in
the fuin, Catherine Pitts: Mrs. Ilal
stead, a *widow aid stepinnother to the
Ialstead girls, Catherine Sinipson;
Hi annah Mlary Barnes, or "Sis", a
maiden lady who keeps house for her
brother. Miss M.\arie D~iledge; Dwight
lradley. a fortune hunter, and Mrs.
Ilalstend's son by a former imarriage.
Earle Simpson: Dr. IBurton. a young
physician, lauther Wood; Sammy. the
darkey bell-boy tin the lliastead house.
.1ames Davis; Abraham lit rnes. or
''IIub", a Yankee farmer still unmar
ried at. forty. a diamond in the rough,
Dvwey Wood : Attorney, Hyland Il
ledge: Sheriff, Ilarry Pitts. All the
characters in the play rendered their
parts well, whicrh was tIte result of
much hard work and study on the
part of both teachers and pupils. And
was greatly enjoyed by a large and
attentive audience. A small admis
sion fee of 10 and 1.~ conts was charg
ed. After the play a number of boxes
were sold and brought good prices.
The aniount realized from the admis
sion fee and sale of boxes was $86.52
which will be used for tite .betterment
of the school.
Rev. JAs. P. Coleman 'began his
work as pastor at this place Saturday
afternoon and again yesterday morn
ing he preached to a large and appre
cintive congregation. Hloth sermons
were strong Gospel ser'mons. Every
one so far as we have beeti able to
learn, likes hini.
Mr. Rufus Bagwell, who was in the
famous 30th division has reached
home. We were- glad to welcome him
back agaiti. ie visited his aunt, Mrs.
')ella flag weil near Hlodges yesterday.
Mr. .1. 1'. le(Iden, Iis sois, Edgar
and Waller, and Walter's wife, of
Grcenville. worshiped at Poplar, Mir.
Redden's old home ehurch, yesterday
and were tte guests of .\t. and Mrs.
E. IE. Pilts.
A Graphic S
No Foe Has Ev
FIND WORK IN RI
Theit few I I IIluIStIr 1ki l i n lu ! I v Ir \\*
01.l-th m N% who lmlve been ta steredl 10ut of
i ere are thre iei n. un' from overseas,
buli hil ,bes In it ym-rd In Alexnndria. \'n
for thie tlrt tlime sille tht days o1f Gemou
\Ir. .\Marion Abramns and family, of
the Shiloh section and 'Mr. and Mrs.
G. T. Abrais and infant son, George,
were the guests of i. an(d Mrs. 1). L.
Miss Addle Simpson. of Due West
Female College, -was at home Satur
lay night and Sunday. 1Her school
mate( .liss Jennie '+)lrod, came over
with her and visited her sister, 'irs.
I,. A. Pitts.
Mir. George Ilobett. wife and daugh
ter, were the guests of Mir. and Mrs.
E. E. Simpson Sunday.
Mr. and lrs. William Cochran and
Miss Maggie Cochran were the week
end guests of Mr. and 'irs. Jas. W.
Miss Dewio Balentinle, of Ilte Shiloh
section. was the week-end guest of
Misses Beatrice and iliel Donnan.
.\Mr. Johnnie Wells and wife, tooc
dinner with Mir. and Mirs. W. S. Walker
. rs. (3. T. Abrams and little son,
who spe'nt the past week with her
tory of The Most
Fler Faith in Pershing
'er Seen His Back. T
THE L~' '
for Ths Big icu
utshingtzon are absorbing1 vasily No far
thle Ited1V4 StateVs akrtny ait the enp1ital.
Jusxt ouit of the nrm-iy who aire hvelping
.where the induistry has been revived
parents, retuirned homie Saturday.
Trhe Rev. .Jas. P). Colemnan and Rev.
A. O. Copeland look dinner yesterday
with your humible scribe, and went
o~ver to Union church 'where Rev. Jas.
P1. Coleman preached In the afternoon.
.Nir. and Mlrs. WVilliam Mlitchell, of
Hlonea Path, parents of the principal
of our school. 'Miss Marie M1itchell,
were over for the play and box supl
per and were the guests of -'Mr. and]
Mrs. .M. Pitts.
.Mrs. Thos. Norman, who has been
il o the sick list, we are glad to say is
Davenports in Oak and Malogany
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No Worms In a -ealthy Child
All children troubled With Worms have an un
healthy color, whleh indicates poor blood and as a
rule, there Is more or less stomach disturbance.
GRtOVES TASTELESS chill TONIC given regularly
for twoor three weeks will enrich the blood, Im
erove odigestion, and act as a General Strength
ceing Tonic to the whole system. Nature willthen
throw off or dispel the worms, and the Child will be
In perfect health. Pleandt to take. C per bottle.
P rovin e t
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* HOLLY GROVE NEWS. *
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Holly Grove, April 14.-The recon
struction period has .been rather try
ing and we have been silent for lack
of time to .write. But having our af
fairs, as we hope, upon a secure basis,
will try to inform you of the news
of our section.
The past winter has been a very
trying one. We felt that we were
being peculiarly tried, until we heard
others say that the past winter had
been the hardest in their lives, so we
put it down to the period through
which we are )assing.
Mliss Frances Templeton spent the
week-end with her mother, Mrs. Addlie
Templeton, whose declining health is
causing her some uneasiness. Miss
Templeton is employed by the Red
Cross, of Atlanta, to give a series of
lessons in nurising. She has finished
four classes, one at Laurens and New
herry and two at Clinton. She said
that influenza is not eradicated from
the country and women are acting
wisely in learning. how to take care
of the sick.
Messrs. Rush and W. B. AMilam are
home from the army, the former hav
ing been stationed at Spartanburg. W.
It. volffnteored April 13, 1917, and
has been in service until recently. He
(nlisted in the famous Rainbow Divi
sion, among the first to go overseas.
It is fitting to honor the 30th, but we
would give equal praise to the brave
Pioneers, who went to the front and
staid there-pioneers indeed, and from
what Ofr. G. W. Shell tells us, some
Sergeant John Hamilton, after
spending several days 'with his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Brown,
has returned to Columbia.
Several white families have moved
into our section recently: Messrs.
Ilarris, Franks, Richey and Hughes.
Mr. W. L. Shockley has some flue
thoroughbred Berkshire pigs.
We have plenty of fruit and hope
to make our garden as profitable as
the one we had last season.
Malany of our farmers are through
planting corn and are beginning to
We hear much talk about decreasiug
the acreage in cotton, to which we, of
course di) not object, but last year
was an umiusual cotton ynar an(d the
favorable seasons had much to do with
in The History of A
y? Every American
isFull of the Vital Thi
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for One Day Onl
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that may exist and put your car into
good running order. Such precaution
on your part is good for the health of
the car and yourself. Safety first!
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you grow corn
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When you plant something, you get something.
When you plant nothing, you know what you get.
If you should sow a few dollars you'd get a crop in
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We add 4 per cent. interest.
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