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Two GREENVILLE, S. C. FRIDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER 31, 1915.

[half page advertisement for J. O. Jones Co., spans top section of page]
JANUARY SALE
J. O. JONES COMPANY.
We have just completed our Stock Taking and here's where you benefit. Read
this wonderful list of Winter Necessities. Remember we ALWAYS sell for
CASH to EVERYBODY, all the time. Spend your money at a Strictly Cash Store.

[column 1]

OVERCOATS
$15.00 Overcoats . . . . . $10.00
$17.50 Overcoats . . . . . $11.50
$20.00 Overcoats . . . . . $13.00
$22.50 Overcoats . . . . . $15.00
Others one-third off.

SWEATERS
$7.50 Sweaters . . . . . $5.00
$6.00 Sweaters . . . . . $4.00
$4.00 Sweaters . . . . . $3.00
$3.00 Sweaters . . . . . $2.00

LADIES' GLOVES
A few Fownes Ladies'
$1.50 Gloves at . . . . . 95c

DEMI BOSOM SHIRTS
We have about 5 dozen
$1.00 and $1.50 Short Bosom
Shirts to close out at . . . . . 35c

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RAINCOATS
$6.00 Raincoats . . . . . $4.50
$6.00 Raincoats . . . . . $6.00
$6.00 Raincoats . . . . . $7.50
$6.00 Raincoats . . . . . $9.00
Others one-fourth off.

TRUNKS
$40.00 Trunks . . . . . $22.50
$25.00 Trunks . . . . . $16.00
$22.50 Trunks . . . . . $15.00

AUTO GOGGLES
25 pair Auto Goggles that
were $10.00, 75c, now . . . . . 45c

OUTING PAJAMAS
Any Outing Pajamas in
our store . . . . . 95c
were $1.50 and $2.00.

[column 3]

SOX
Onyx 50c Sox . . . . . . . . . 35c
Wilson Bros., 50c Sox . . 35c

SUIT CASES AND BAGS
One-third off on all Leath-
er Goods.

WOOL SHIRTS
One-third off on $1.50 and
$2.00 Shirts.

SUITS ON HAND
We have about 45 Suits
on hand that were $20.00,
$25.00, $35.00, we will close
out at . . . . . $15.00

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OUTING NIGHT SHIRTS
49 Outing Night Shirts
that were 75c and $1.00,
now . . . . . 45c

UNDERWEAR


$1.00 Underwear. . . . . . 80c
$2.00 Underwear . . . . . $1.35
$2.50 Underwear . . . . . $1.60

LEGGINS
We have a large stock of
Leggins to sell at 33 1-3 per
cent off

MEN'S GLOVES
Dress Gloves, Auto Gloves,
one-third off. Come early.

E. & W. COLLARS.
By the dozen . . . . . $1.25

PARIS GARTERS
25c Garters . . . . . 20c
50c Garters . . . . . 40c

MACKINAWS
A few $8.00 Mackinaws
at . . . . . $4.50

HATS
Your choice of any Soft or
Stiff Hat in our house $1.95
Steston's not included.

There are Some Wonderful Values Listed Above. Come Early, and Every Dollar will be Worth About One-Fifty to You.
J. O. JONES COMPANY. Send Us Your Mail Orders.

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[heading, spans cols. 1-2]
OUT-OF-TOWN NEWS
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HILLSIDE CHURCH,
Miss Ellie Eskew,
Correspondent

Hillside, Dec. 31—Mr. C. E. Stan-
sell was a business visitor in Pelzer
one day last week.

Mr. W. B. Gambrell of Pickens,
spent the holidays with Mr. T. J.
Garrison and family.

Miss [Athslee?] Mosley of Greenville,
spent Monday with Miss Annie Tar-
rant.

Mr. and Mrs. Edd Stansell and
children of Pelzer, spent Monday
with Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Stansell.

Mr. Willie Hammett of Greenville,
spent two days at the house of Mr.
T. J. Garrison.

Mrs. Charlie Walker was visiting
relatives in Greenville one day last
week.

Miss Gertrude Garrison spent Fri-
day night with Miss Bessie Coker at
Waycross.

Miss Marguerite Coleman is spend-
ing the holidays with homefolks at
Travelers Rest.

Miss Nettie Thompson is visiting
friends and relatives in Greenville
this week.

Miss Lucia Stansell spent Tuesday
and Wednesday with Mr. Edd Stansell
and family at Pelzer.

Miss Lena Owens of Pelzer spent
Saturday night with Mrs. Rura De-
witt.

Mr. and Mrs. Broadus Lindler
spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Garrison.

Mr. Luther Martin and Miss Jasie
Bennett spent Sunday with Miss Mary
Peder.

Mr. J. H. Poole is visiting relatives
in Greenville this week.

Miss Maude Allen spent Saturday
and Sunday with Miss Ida Mae Al-
len at Belton.

Mrs. Bettie Barkley is on the sick
list this week, her many friends
hopes she will soon be well again.

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TAYLORS.

Taylors, Dec. 31—In spite of the
rainy weather the people of this sec-
tion sure had a very merry Christ-
mas.

Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Birdwell enter-
tained several of their friends Christ-
mas day. Among them were Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Birdwell and family
and Mr. J. M. Jones and wife, and
Mr. M. C. Jones and family.

Mr. H. C. Cox and family were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Single-
ton [blotted]

Miss Francis Birdwell was visiting
Miss [Elsa?] Bingham Wednesday.

Miss [Esie?] Bridges entertained sev-
eral of her friends Sunday afternoon.
Among them were Miss Eva and Miss
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[column 2]

home from her daughters, Mrs. B. F.
Whilden of Travelers Rest.

Mr. Joe Brookshire was visiting
Miss Pauline Ball Sunday after-
noon.

Miss Mattie Black spent Saturday
night and Sunday with Miss Kate
Black.

Miss Stella and Inez Martin of
Greenville, are spending their holi-
days with Mrs. [Lala?] Barton of Tay-
lors.

Mr. A. H. Bridwell and family are
to entertain some of their friends to-
day. Among those present will be
Mr. Henry Sammons and family, Mrs.
Joe Bates and family.

The many friends of Mrs. J. J.
Dill will be sorry to hear of her
death. She passed away at two
o'clock Monday morning.

She will not only be missed by her
family circle. She will be missed from
the church and community. She was
a loving wife and kind mother. She
leaves a husband and three daugh-
ters, Mrs. Rosa Collins and Miss
Pearl and Ida Dill, to mourn her loss
besides many other relatives.

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WESTMINSTER
J. C. Cole, Correspondent.

Westminster, Dec. 30, 1915.—Our
town and county was visited by a
severe storm last Tuesday night.
Thunder and rain and wind, one of
the ardest rains we have had for a
long time and some of the hardest
winds that has been here for a long
time.

In Eastminster the wind blew down
one dwelling [illegible], occupied by ne-
groes, but no one was hurt.

The telephone [illegible] from Westmin-
ster to Oakway is nearly all blown
down.

Mr. W. R. Kay of Atlanta was a
visitor here one day this week. Mr.
Kay was a few years back a citizen
of Westminster owning all the land
where Eastminster now is. Mr. Kay
walked out over this property and
was surprised at the change which
had come about in a few years where
he cultivated all this land of cotton.

Mr. and Mrs. T. W. [Dickson?] of
Clemson College were visitors here
this week.

Mr. and Mrs. W. E. [Scheirs?] of Landrum,
S. C., visited relatives and friend
here this week.

The holidays [illegible] off very quiet-
ly here; the merchants report a good
Christmas [illegible].

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[column 3]

spent Christmas day with his father,
Mr. J. W. Simpson, in the east end
of the city.

Mr. J. Hugh Bibb of Atlanta was a
visitor here recently. Mr. Bibb is
proprietor of the Bibb farm, Three
miles below town. He was looking
after the interests of his farm.

Prof. and Mrs. W. C. Taylor are
spending some time in Greenville at
this writing.

W. P. Anderson and family of
Greenville were visitors here recent-
ly.

Wishing the Daily Piedmont and
its many readers a prosperous
New Year.

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MARRIETTA.
Miss Leila Jones,
Correspondent.

Marietta, No. 2, Dec. 30.—Well,
Christmas passed off quietly without
very much trouble.

Mr. W. M. Hammond and sisters,
Misses Emma and Velma, are spend-
ing the holidays with homefolks at
Senaca.

Messers Charlie and Walter Haw-
thorn of Anderson were spending sev-
eral days with their sister, Mrs. Ola
Nellie.

The Jones-Freeman wedding was
carried out very nicely on the 23rd of
this month. We wish them a pros-
perous life.

Mrs. W. M. Jones of this place
spent last week with her children,
Mr. H. L. Jones and Mrs. J. H.
Hughes of [Dacusville?].

Mrs. Eva Higdon, the charming
daughter of Rev. and Mrs. L. Higdon,
spent 10 days with her aunt, Miss
Lula Jones recently.

Mrs. Louis Dacus is spending the
Christmas holidays with ther aunt,
Mrs. B. B. [illegible]. Miss Dacus is
a student at the G. W. C. at Green-
ville.

Mr. and Mrs. J. L. [Elrod?] and chil-
dren, David and Katie, came up to
spend this week with relatives on this
side. We are glad to welcome them
back to their old home, but are sorry
their stay is not for good.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl [Arsits?] are the
guests of [illegible] parents, Mr.
and Mrs. P. [?] Griffin, this week.

Miss [illegible] of Anderson is
spending the [illegible] with homefolks.

Mr. [illegible], a student at
Central High School, Greenville, is
[illegible] with homefolks here.

Mr. L. C. Clark has served on Mr.
[illegible]

Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hicks have
gone to [illegible] Ca., for their
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[headline, spans cols. 4-5]
Something To Do
Conducted By A. S. Bennett
Something To Write About

[drawing of woman adrift in box in ocean]
Adrift

Oh, how did the poor child ever get
way out in mid-ocean in that [blurry]
[blurry] boat? How long do you
imagine she has been [blurry] round
with the land in sight and no sign of
[blurry]? Perhaps the gulls could tell
and perhaps they will call someone
[blurry] to her [blurry]. I wouldn't wonder
if some cruel person had set her
[blurry] to get her out of the way.
[blurry] do you think that perhaps

[story continues on column 5,]

she thinks she see something that
looks hopeful? I know that [before?]
many hours have passed she will be
saved. Perhaps her box will go
ashore somethere or perhaps a fish-
erman will come [blurry] along her
way and take her home to be his toy
and pride. Many things might hap-
pen. I wonder if you can think of
one way out of her [blurry].
(Printed by the [blurry]

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[column 5]

Union Machinists.
Reedy River Lodge No. 528, I. A.
of M., meets every Thursday night.
Maulden building. All visiting broth-
ers always welcome. C. [D?]. Tucker,
Sec'y, [D?]. W. Cole, Proc.
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Red Men
Washoo Tribe No. 15 meets every
Friday night at 7:30 in hall over Car-
olina Mill offices. O. C. Williams, Sec-
retary; J. D. Turner, C. of W.
[paragraph too dark to read]

[notice, spans very bottom of cols. 5-7]

NOTICE
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[column 6]

Knights of Pythias.
Blue Ridge Lodge, No. 24, meets
every Tuesday night at Castle Hall,
Corner Main and Washington streets.
Harry H. Durgan, C. C., L. A. Earn-
hardt, K. R. and S.

Row[?] Lodge No. 72 meets every
Thursday night at Castle Hall, corner
of Main and McBee avenue. John
S. Tay[lor] [blotted] E. M. Moffat, K. R.
S.

Jr. O. E. A. M.
Paris Mountain Council, No. [146?],
meets every second and fourth Fri-
day night, Raines hall, Hampton ave.
W. L. [streaked] Counsellor, W. B.
Smith, [streaked] Sec.

Odd Fellows.
Mountain Lodge, No. 15, meets
every [??]day night at hall, corner of
Main and Washington streets. J. C.
[illegible], G. Aren Mahaffey, Sc.

W. O. W.
Cedar Camp, No. [??], meets every
Thursday night at hall, on Laurens
street. E. Inman, Con. Com.; John
[illegible], Clerk.

Pine Camp, No. 714, meets every
Wednesday night at Raines' hall, cor-
ner of Hampton Ave. and Frank st.
[illegible]Riley, Con. Com.; B. D. Free-
man,

[Homewood?] Camp No. 450 meets
every Tuesday night at 7:30 in hall
over Carolina Mill office, S. M. Com-
[illegible] Con. Com., O. C. Williams,
Clerk.

Cedar Grove No. 77.
Cedar Grove No. 77, Woodm[?]
[illegible] meets every Friday night at 8
o'clock in its on on Laurens street.
Mrs. W. J. Whitaker, guardian.

Daughters of America.
Greenville Council No. 10, meets
every first and third Friday night
[illegible] hall. Mrs. Beattie Smith,
Councelor; Miss Grace Hamby, Rec.
Sec.
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MILL NEWS

Southern Textile Bulletin.

W. H. Gibson, Jr., is now superin-
tendent of the Fairmont Cotton Mills.

M. J. Hawkins has resigned a posi-
tion at the Gaffney Mfg. Co. to be-
come night superintendent of the Cor-
riher Mills, Landis, N. C.

O. C. Morgan has accepted the po-
sition of second hand in weaving at
the [Menningham Mills?], Greenville.

J. H. McClellan, of the Victor Mills,
Greer, S. C., has become second hand
in carding at the Arkwrights Mills,
Spartanburg, S. C.

E. E. Brown, formerly superinten-
dent of the Apache Mills, Arlington,
S. C., has accepted the position of
travelling representative of Keever
Bros., Newark, N. J.

W. E. Tindale has resigned as over-
seer of carding and spinning at the
Eden Mills, Reidsville, N. C. to as-
sume a similar position at the [Hick-
ory?] Mill, of the Greenville ([R?]. C.)
Mfg. Co.

[column 7]

CECIL'S BUSINESS
COLLEGE OPENS JAN.

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Opens on January 3rd, on the Gro[und]
Floor of the Gillvan Building. [cut off]
West Washington Street.

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A wonderful advance has [been]
made in the modern business of [cut off]
toward facilitating the work of hand
lifting a large volume of busi[ness.]
Every improvement made has res[ul-]
ted in INCREASED SALARIES [for]
the employee. Cecil's Business Col-
lege introduces the STENOTYPE [to]
the businessmen of Greenville, as [an]
improved method of taking dict[ation]
which increases the efficiency of [the]
stenographer in handling corr[es-]
pondence.

With the STENOTYPE and cour[ses]
[illegible] the quality of work [of]
Stenotypists is far above the earning
ability of the stenographer of [the]
past.

This co-operation for the benefit [of]
the business man results in high[er]
salaries to competent operators, wh[ich]
ensures responsible, permanent em-
ployment.

We offer reach and every one [of]
you who have the ambition to b[e-
come a fast and accurate writer [and]
[illegible] correspondence at a mach[ine]
that will make your duties pleasur-
able and insure a renumeration for
our services that will satisfy you [cut off]
[illegible] expectation.

The result of your school train-
ing MUST BE DOLLARS. The
man or woman who can command [a]
HIGH SALARY is most in deamnd
today. There is no place in the bus-
iness world for the incompetent, [and]
no longer can such an employe ea[rn]
more than a bare living, if that.

You are young now and have [the]
chances to completely prepare you[r-]
self for the work that is before you.
It will give its great pleasure to [cut off]
woman and all inquiries from th[ose]
who decide to take in STENOTYPE
for the purpose of securing a GOOD
SALARIED POSITION. Simply m[ail]
[in a post] card and we will expl[ain]
the benefits to be derived; how [cut off]
the machine, how easy the work [will]
be and will send you full informa-
tion. Remember that Bookkeeping,
Shorthand, English, Spelling, [cut off]
will also be taught in the school [cut off]
Day and night sessions. Address

[signature] Cecil's Business College
Greenville, S. C.

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