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* Local and Persoal eates. *
Miss Eva Gladys 'Smith, of Swains
boro, Ga., was the attractive guest of
Mrs. J. T. Rutledge last week.
IMir. Posey Dill, siupCi'visor of Green
ville county, spent several days this
week with his sister, Mrs. A. R. Sulli
Dr. J. I. Teague is in New York
City taking a needed rest and at the
same time witnessing the world's se
ries between the Giants and Yankees.
Mrs. T. Ii). JIarmon has accepted a
position with the 'Wells Clardy Com
pany, on the dry goods side, and en
tered upon her duties yesterday.
Mir. Lewis .Stoney has been visiting
Capt. and Mrs. R. W. ludgens, of
Greenville, passed through the city
Mondsty afternoon on their way to
Mountville to attend the Hudgens
--dir. Joe 'Hale, formerly with tif, en
gineering forces of the highwa"-.
mission but now with the highway
commission at Albeville, spent the
week-end in the city with friends.
Mr. (Pierce Irby, who is now with
Messrs. Earle Wilson and R. C. Gray
in the lee cream manufacturing 'lbusi
ness, spent the week-end in the city
'with Mrs. Irby and the little boy.
Mr. asd Mrs. 41. S. Blackwell since
Sunday. He believes that he is about
recovered from his illness of last year
and expects to return to his work with
the il)'uPont Powder Company at an
early date. He will be located in the
Gov. Robert A. Cooper spent several
days in the city last week shaking
hands with his friends here. He ca'me
up to accompany Mrs. Cooper and lit
tle , Robert, Jr., back to Columbia af
ter they had been visiting here for
Missionary Meeting at Gray Court
The Woman's Missionary society of
Gray Court Methodist church met at
Dirs. Alvin Curry's beautiful residence
on last Friday afternoon. A number
of ladies were present and a very de
lightful hour was spent in business
and the program of the afternoon.
A mission study class of thirteen
,members was organized. The class is
to study "The Kingdom and the Na
tions" during the month of October.
Just following the very interesting
program, delicious refreshments were
Meeting of Wednesday Club
The Wednesday Club will meet this
afternoon at 4 o'clock with Mrs. W. S.
Mirs. S. 'H. Teimpleman, Sec.
Notice to Colored People
Notice is hereby made to all col
ored citizens of Laurens county to be
present at Bethel A. M. g. church, Lau
rens, at 11 o'clock Thursday, October
20. At this meeting will be taken up
.tbo camp~aign for soliciting funds for
the prop~osed Gibbon hospitnl for col
ored 'people. A very large attendance
F. Y. DiENDY, Chairman.
'. . C. II. <DIILARD, Sec.
FLAMES DESTROY DORMITORY
Building at Carlisle Burned Saturday
Night. Was Wooden Structure.
' LBamboirg, Oct. 9.--The Mary Ann
ifamiberg hail, one of the thr'ee dlormi
tories at Carlisle school, 'w-as priacti
cally destroyed by fir'e about midnight
last night. Trho fire was dliscovered
On the roof by one of the teachers. The
flames had made much headway at the
time, and practically the entire upper
story was burnedl off. The other ipor
tion of the buildling was so danmaged
that it will dloubhtless; be torn down
rather than an attempt be made to re
The building had formeirly been used
as thie young wome'n's dormitory, but
for the last fewv years had been occu
pied by boys. It was a fr'amo struc
ture. Tihe 'students savedl all their be
longings, but the furniture in thelir
rooms and other equipment was
burned. The board had been con
tempilating removal of the building
andl the erection of a more suibstan
tial structure in its stead.
The loss is placed at $6,000 to $9,
000, the greater portion of iwbich Is
covered by insurance..
The students discommoded by the
fire will find lodging with other stu
dents on the campus and in private
homes, if necessary, and there will be
no intereforenco with the school pro
Social at Mfountile
Molintvillo., Oct. .11.--Ono of the most
enjoyable soqials of the fall, was the
one at Mrs. 'Maude B. Brysen's home
Plriday, October 7. There were forty
lve m'embert of thie B3. Y. 1P1 U., who
met oa .thiR .occasion. Miss' Brysen
proved .to be a charming hostess,,atud
the evening ,pasoed too quickly for
theapgesen~ BOh was assisted by her
sist~v "rutoate thc tgilot Mrs,
ter of 'Mrs. '13. It. Fuller, was married
to Mr. Robert P. Thornton of M1ul
borry, t la., at the home of the bride's
parents, at .Msountville Mlonday after
noon at 4:30 o'clock.
The bride. wore a handsome suit of
brown duvetyn with accessories to
match. She is a ,graduate of Win
throp College and v1l known through
out the county.
The groom is an honor graduate of
Clemson college and since receiving
his discharge from the army has been
connected with a chemical plant in
Immediately after the ceremony they
left on a wedding trip to points of in
terest In Florida. They will be at
home in Mulberry, Fla., after the twen
Ensign Bolt Married
Announcements were received in the
city this week of the marriage .of
Miss Ida 1-lope Thompson, daughter
of Captain and .Mrs. T. C. N. Thomp
son, British Royal Navy, to Ensign
Joseph Earle 'Bolt, U. S. N., son of Mr.
and Mrs. L. 'S. Bolt, of this city. The
marriage took place Monday, October
3rd, at Norfolk, Va., where Ensign
'Bolt is stationed.
A large circle of friends and rela
tives assembled at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. -I. Douglas Gray Saturday
afternoon at 4 o'clock to witness the
marriage of their sister, Miss Virginia
Aiken Gray to Mr. Carroll Green Des
Champs, of Bishopville.
The elaborate decorations of the
spacious home were especially beau
tiful. The drawing room was in white
and green, 'with the approach to the
altar flanked by tall palms and feath
ery ferns, the altar having many can
dies in crystal candelabra, and baskets
filled with snowy .blossoms.
Preceding the ceremony, which was
impressively performed by Rev. Wil
liam Dikble, of Uishopville, a vocal
solo, "At Nightfall", was rendered by
Mr. 'Scarborough, accompanied by
Miss Hattie Dunklin Gray. Following
this, to the strains of the Lohengrin
wedding march, Mrs. H. Douglas Gray,
the dame of honor, came down the ar
tistically decorated stairway and en
tered the ceremony room from the
right. She was attired in a handsome
black lace dinner gown, with black
picture hat, and carried white chrys
Then came the dainty maid of honor,
Miss Martha Barksdale, wearing a
blue and silver gown with hat tc
match. Her flowers were white chrys
James Gray Dunklin, nephew of the
bride, was the ring-bearer. Preceded
by two fairy-like flower- girls, DorriE
Swain and Margaret Gray, came the
bride on the arm of her brother-in
law, James .W. Dunklin, by whom sh4
was given in marriage.
The bride's brilliant brunette beau
ty never appeared to mnore advantage
She wvore a travelling suit of browr
duvet die laine, trimmed with squirrel
with accessories to match, and 'car
ied a bouquet of bride's roses, o-chid:
and valley 1111108,
I hnmediately after- the ceremony th<
guests "'ore ushered into the dininj
room where cream, cak, and hon-ben:
wvere served. The bride's table ;w-as
covered with a wonderful cloth ol
Venetian embroidery wiith insets o:
g;oint lace. A silver basket of pinl<
roses rentedl in the centre of the ta
ble, andl pink candles in allve'r can
delabra cast a~ soft glow~' over th<i
In the gift room nmany !)resents 01
silver, cut glass, hand- painted chi
and linens testifledl to the pmopumlarity
of the young couple.
A secon d receiving line, conisisting
of the br-ide's girl-hood friends, wva:
formed in the living room. Many o0
these came home from college to seo
the first one of their group take the
mariage vow. Their radiant youtl
and beauty showed strikirngly againsl
the white and gold decorations.
The bride is a graduate of Winthroi
College, and is one of the most popu)1
lar girls of the city. The groom is
Iwell-known young business man o1
Tater in the afternoon the young
peo'lo motored to Greenville, catching
a northbound train for a wedding tii
to New York.
The ort-of-town guests were R1ev
William Dibble, M". and Mrs. Greet
,DesChamps, ,Mr. Edgar DesChamps
Mrs. 'William DesChamps and Mism
Blanche De8eChamps, of Bishopville
Mrs. Dee Bose, of Charleston, Mrs
Biridiges, of Tampa; Dr. Joe Jenkins
and Mrs. Edgar- Burnside, of Green.
weod, 'Miss 'baura Muckenfuss, of
Ah4gen; Mius Mabry 'McCoy, of 'Reel
Hill; t.ise Helen Gray, of Woodruff;
Mr, Mnd Mrs. A,.'S. Skeltan1 of -art
Jared Bostick, of Wofford College;
'Misses Rosa Gray, of Gonverse; Ber
nice Meng of Winthrop, Doris Young,
of Chicora, and Flora Bennett, of
1 Greenville 'College.
Beautiful But Unusual Words.
Among the other most beautiful
words in the lingiuge are these: No
appeal for funds will be made in con
nection with the lecture.--Ohio State
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* UNION MEETING
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The Union of the First Division of
Laurens Baptist Association will meet
with .Itabun Creek church on Satur
day and Sunday, Oct. 29 and 30.
10:30-Sermon by Rev. J. Kelly
I t: 20-Organization.
11:30-Discussion: Qualifications and
duty of spiritual and christian
leadership. Titus, first chapter.
Dr. J. 0. Martin, W. A. Baldwin,
J. P. Sinunons.
1:30-'IYiscussion: Some wholesome
lessons peeded today in home,
business, and social life and con
duct. Titus, second chapter. Geo.
'Hiopkins, :H. H. -Mahon, Robert
2:30--Discussion: Christian citizen
ship and the believer's ipeculiar
attitude towards civil governmest.
Titus, third chapter. Jas. P. Cole
man, J. Kelly Cooper, J. A. Bag
'well, J. L. Martin.
10:O0--Sunday School. Supt. H1. H.
11:00-Discussion: What is a standard
Sunday ISchool, and how may it
be obtained? Jas. P. Coleman,
George Hopkins, W. P. Culbertson.
11:30---Missionary Sermon, bq Rev.
II. C. Martin.
W. P. CU.JIJiIRTSON, Mod.
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* CLINTON NEWS *
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Clinton, Oct. 11.--Mr. and Mrs. W.
J. Bailey, Miss Connie Bailey and Mr.
M. S. Bailey, returned last week from
a few days stay at Asheville.
Mrs. Julia Griffin spent several days
last week in Columbia with friends..
'Mrs. Carl Barksdale, of Laurens,
spent last week with Mrs. J. Lee
'Misses Helena Bultman and Floride
Rudd, spent the week-end in Sumter.
Miss Myra Leaman spent the week
end in Greenwood.
'Mr. and Mfrs. W. P. Jacobs, Dr. and
Mrs. S. C. Hays, Messrs. J. F. Jacobs,
Jr., and J. F. Jacobs, Sr., vent to
Clemson college Friday for the P. C.
Clemson football game.
Mrs. B. 'F. Shockley of Spartanburg,
spent several days last week with her
daughter, Mrs. W. P. Jacobs.
Mrs. Abel, of Chester, is the guest
of her daughter, Mrs. Lee Young.
Mrs. John Henry andl daughter re
turned t~o their homne .in Greenville
Thur'sday, after' spending a wok with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
air. RIeece Young spent several days
last week in Greenville on business.
Mrs. D~avidlson, of Chester, spent
last Thursday ,with her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. J. F. Jacobs, Jr. was hostess
to the Tutesday Club last :week. Af
-ter a pleasant hour of sewving the
hostess served a dlelilius salad.
course to the following guests: Mes
jdames Rece Younig, WV. TB. Owens, Jr'.,
Jas. R1. Copeland, T. D). Copeland, WV.
P. Jacobs, l'. WV. Ferguson andl I9. .
Mr. and Mr's. A. J. M\illin-g and fam
ily spent last Sunday in Greenwood.
Mrs. WV. J. Bailey is siending the
week in Atlanta with relatives.
Miss Inez TRay, of Albermiarle, N. C.,
visitedI rla1tives in towvn latweek.
Mrs. Lee Young entertainedl the tol..
,lowlng gulests at a bridge party last
Thursday in 1honor1 of her guest, Mrs.
Carl Tlark~edale: Mesdames RI. 10. Sad
Icr, WV. B. Owens, Jr., JT. 'liarvey With
erspoo0n, Davidson, Receco Young andl
MIsses Nancy Owens and Irene Curlee.
iThe hostess w~as assistedl by Mrs. John
(Holland illnter, andl served a dl
cious salad course andl coffee.
Mr's. Gee. Bailey gave a lovely reC
cep~tion last Tuiesday afternoon in
honor of her sister, Mrs. Jack Ander
son. Mirs. Bailey was assistedi In en
tertaining by Mesdames WVIlI Leake,
Joe Bailey, Rufus Sadler, Godfrey, Joe
Simpson, Nilssos Connie Bailey, fI'ssie
Young and Maude 'Sumerel. About
150 guests called during tihe after
noon. 'Delicious block cream, cake,
mints and spunch wore served.
Bising Sun Chapter Nto. 6, I. A. K.
A sp)eial -convocation of
Rising Sun Chapter, No. 6,
i. A. M., will be held on
Thursda night, Oct. 13th1,
at 7: o'clock. Mentbers
are requested -be present and to be
on hand at th aprointed Jfour. Work
in' M. and . M..degrees.
tM', an fl A. degrees,
JAS. H. SVLLIVAN. H. P.
We Have Coos,
These rugs have ju;
We have marked ti
of ever being able
again. Every rug
Last week's Price
$85.00 rugs no
79.00 rugs no
75.00 rugs no
62.50 rugs no
42.50 rugs no
35.00 rugs no
12.00 rugs no
3.50 rugs no
All the best and mos
and McGee Velvets; Y4
Napperhan and Manor
6x9, 3x7 feet and 27x5
Yon will lose money
traordinary values we a
S. M. & E.
On Our Second Fl
100 new Serge and Tric
to Save You F
WE WILL B
ALUES EVER OFFERED
ed a Deal Whereby We Have
e Into Possession of
WORTH OF RUGS
;t arrived and are now on display
on our floors.
Dve them Quickly
hem at prices you never dreamed
to purchase high-grade rugs for
in stock included in sale.
W . . . $62.50
W - . . 60.00
W - . . 47.50
W . . . . 39.50
w - . . . 27.75
w - . . 18.75
w - . . . 8.50
w - - - 1.90
t popular makes, such as Wilton, Colonial
)nkers, Carlton and Ardsley Axminsters,
Tapestry Brussels; in sizes 9x12, 8x10,
AND BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS
LE NOW ON
if you fail to take advantage of the ex
tre of fering.
LE THE LINE IS COMPLETE.
H. WILKES & Co.
oor, When in Need of Sweaters,
es, Coats or Millinery
JILL PAY YOU
cial For This Week
otine Ladies' Dresses Just Arrived. Priced
rom $5.00 to $7.50 on Each One.
E PLEASED TO SHOW YOU
O H EN'S
>RE OF BETTER VALUSt n"