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KILLED IN ACCIDENT
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Automobile Party Hurled From Car
in Orangeburg?SeTeral Injur.
A. ed, One Seriously.
Orangeburg, April 30.?Ashley E.
Merrimon of Sumter,. a 6enjor law
student at the University of ?puth
Carolina, was instantly killed, Jujian
Sawyer Wolfe of Orangeburg was
seriously injured, and seven other
members of an automobile party
f were bruised and shocked when thei
machine in which they were riding
crashed into a tree about seven miles;
from here at 5 o'clock this afternoon.
The young people had been to Rowesville,
a favorite automobile drive from
Orangeburg, and were returning. The-||
^ members of the party, beside Mr. i I
Merrimon and Mr. Wolfe, were: Miss jl
Celeste George of Lexington and"'Missjl
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lieorgia Manning 01 ?unu, a, tuiumuia |
college student; Miss Annie Lee Crum I
of Orangeburg, Hammond Crum of
Denmark, R. H. Jennings, Jr., of
Orangeburg, L. H. Blackmon of
Orangeburg and Sid Seignious of
Orangeburg who was driving the car.
Medical attention was rushed to the
injured, and physicians were on the
scene in about 20 minutes after the
accident. Mr. Merrimon was killed
instantly! Mr. Wolfe suffered a broken
leg and bruises. He was taken to
Columbia tonight for attention. Miss
Crum received a broken rib. Miss;
George was bruised and two of her [
teeth were KnocKec out. nuss jxuui-|b
ning.-suffered mi'nor cuts. Mr. Crum, I
LMr. Jennings,, Mr. Blackmon and Mr. I
Seignious were bruised, but none' is I
Mr. Mei?imc&i was visiting his i
cousin, Mrs. Mason Crum, and the
young women from Columbia college
were visiting Miss Annie Lee Crum
at the same home. The automobile
party of nine drove to Rowesville
orifv \Ticc Pwim ot thp whppl When
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they started back Mr. 'Seigaious relieved
Miss Cram an-d was driving at
the time of the accident. The ma-!
chine went across a small ditch,!
struck a tree and was entirely demolished.
The car turned over, falling
on Mr. Merrimon, Miss 'Manning and
<Mr. Blackmoh. Miss Crum was
thrown through the windshield, and
Wolfe while falling, thus causing his
Wolfe while falling, thus causingh his
Injuries. It was a seven passenger.
Mr. MerrimOii's body w-s brought!I
to Orangeburg, but tonight no ar-!|
ranp^ments for the funeral had been J
made. He was the son of Mrs. A. S.; B
Merrimon of Sumter, and the family j I
was notified. His father is dead. The j I
body will probably be take - to Sum-! I
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ier lomormjrt', ?liei e wc lunciai una
^""tiTterment will be held.
Mr. !\'errimon was a visitor to,
Orangeburg, but he was not a strunger
here. He taught for one year in
Orange.burg college, and during that
time made hosts of friends in this
city. The news of the accident spread j
rapidly and hundreds of people from
Orangeburg went to the scene. A!
passing train was flagged and Mr. I
Wolfe was placed aboard to be taken
to Columbia. His mother and father, j
Mr and Mrs. IW_ C. Wolfe, and several
friends, went with him.
Better Babies Contest
As previously announced the babies
from the town will be examined on I
Friday, May 12, beginning at 2 p. m., |
at the high school building. Commit-!
tees have all arrangements made for j
carrying :out the contest as it was j
On 'Saturday at 10 a. m. the babies,
from the county will be given their
turn. Each mother is asked to bring
a towel and a baby blanket.
In one of the rooms hot coffee will
be served to the parents from the
country, and here too tie mother's
will be comfortably provided for. serving
their lunches brought for the children.
At 11 o'clock there will be a helpful
and interesting talk to fathers,
given by a prominent physician.
Mothers, don't miss this opportunity
of finding out whether or not your I
baby is beginning life with limita I
fTmc aqp.1v mav lbs easily cor-ifl
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rected; but which, if neglected, may
result i'a untold misery in after life.
Mrs. Sallie iC. Brown
announces the engagement of her
Re?efefid Rofiert Byrd ?
of Lexington, Virginia
The wedding to take place in June.
mtiinQ. We ha\
and we are detei
Radical Price Reductions on \
Clearing time for us-~barg?
for you, every suit in stock,
of which has been in the store
two months-is radically redi
quick clearance. $15 00, $20.00.
$25.00 and $30.00. Every suil
house cut to $12 50 and $15.00
Lovely Sil'. Dresses at Special
Here's an opportunity not oft<
To buy dainty little Silk frocks
little money. The prices are s
less than you would expect to
such attractive quality. $16
$ 18.50 dresses at choice;$12.49
In Oar Big Shoe Department
The largest stock of Oxfords,
Pumps, 4'Baby Dolls" and Mary
Tariff in the Carolinas. all at cut
prices for this big May sale.
10 cases Mary Janes and two strap
Patent Pumps, a big $2.00 value,
May sale price the pair $1.49.
New Patent Leather Pumps with
the new sport heel, special $2.98 and
Misses' and children's Pat Leather
and Vici Kids, "Baby Dolls" $1.25,
$1.50 and $2 00.
Men's Fine Low Cot Shoes
The best line of Howard & Foster's
men's low cut shoes in United
States, all at one price the pair $4.00
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tment in the house
oe never before bee
ible merchandise /
ss has our store he
mined tn mnhp. Ma
Women's Towels of ^
; 100 doz n large siz<
lin time kind at iOc.
not one 1?? dozen large size
" ? lrinH r?nf t:n 19A(*.
ior over ? -iced
for '0? dozen large si
, $22 50. towels, worth 35c, cu'
m the Nothing to Equal
] Lingerie and Silk
Prices . made with the care ai
an found higher priced garmen
for very hie, choice each ^8c.
pu V JLVX '
LOO and 200 in the lot, $1.&
as the lot lasts choice
le of 100 More Fine
iey are made of all wool
e, the styles are the latest
?n. Navy and Black all sizes
f're dandies the materials are
pool. $3 50 skirts, special as
as they last at $1.98.
Fresh New Skirts
10 Ladies' Sample Skirts ali
t black and navies. Just in
xpress. Grouped in three lots
quoted at prices that will see
y woman with a new spring
$4.98, $5.98 and $6.50.
New Colored Lawns
All the new summer styles
in Lawns, flowers, dots, etc.
l2i and 15c colored Lawns,
bargain table 10c.
Silks at 49c Yd
One lot of Silks running from
/-V 1 1 4 A 1 1 A 1 l1_
Zi to jlu ya lengtns, worm
75 to |$ 1.00 yd at special 49c
New Wash Skirts
15 doz new wash Skirts in
Gabardine, P. K. and Poplin,
regular $1.50 Skirt, priced for
this sale 98c.
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thrown wide ope
n able to offer si
tever before in the
\ld so many remarl
ty a "Banner Mon
ill Kinds Ma?
; huck towels, 15c 36 inch Si
i VmpL' tr.wpls 9.c,p price the yai
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ze Turkish bath Silk, 36 inch
t to only 19c each May sale pri
""36 inch fa
These Waists J fon Taffeta,
Waists. Waists Ue,nU^u^1
ad linish of much 40 inch Fi
ts. On center ta- the colc
>ls at 98c 40 ii
0 values as' long 40 inch Se
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eacn ^oc. j en m yu? m
36 in Black Mes
Yard wide guaranteed all silk b
$1.00 quality, May sale price the i
12 Yds Bleachii
Standard Bleaching, full yard w
yds to each buyer and 12 yds for 9!
Tape Gauze 1
OA A /J y\r* rs Ann Clnn-ret Vocf
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200 doz Gauze Vests, tape neck i
5 cases just opened up, 93c, $1.!
White Pumps wich Rubber Sol<
$1.25 and $1.49.
>.r> as to price *
icA values on
history of our
lk Poplin in all the best
ilar $1.25 quality, May sale
ates standard Black Taffeta
rni^A n tO An TToll-lza
co wiuc, a ?otut, I
ce the yd $1.25.
ncy striped and plaid, Chif
newest patterns, $1.50 val:.
ench Crepe de Chine in ali
>rs, worth $1.75, May sale ,
irh Sea Island at 5c ^ I
ia Island 8Jc quality, limiteach
buyer at only 5c yd
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lack Messaline, a dandy
lg for 95c ;
ide, without dressing, 12
;s 12Jc value at only 8c
and arms, 10c, 12Ac, 19c
* ' ' ' $0?$
25 and $150.
;s- and low Heels at 08c,
ery Sale I
From every section the
people are flocking to Mixnnaugh's
to buy millinery.
With five hundred more
new untrimmed shapes, we
are ready for another great
week's business. The moment
you enter our millinery
department the immensity
of the stock impresses
you. No matter ,
who thj customer may be,
we can suit them not only
in style but in price.
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