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THE MNNG TIMES.
Published Every Wednesday.
. S, A. NETTLES,
EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
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S. A. NETTLES,
Manning, S. C.
WZDIDATI D!CRN1l1 2, 1601.
Publishes all County and Town
Your Name in Print.
--Mr. T. Adams Way has been suffering
considerably with a kind of erysipelas in
-Miss Floience Michelson, of Barnwell,
spent several days of last week with the
family of Mr. S. Wolkoviskie.
-Misses Nettie Weinberg and Tillie Wol
koviskie, of the St. Josephs Academy, spent
Thanksgiving Day in Manning with their
Mrs. S. M. Clarkson advertises bargains
Cotton is quoted in Charleston to.day at
7j. Market is firm.
An effort is making in Foreston to organ
ize a Knights of Pythias lodge.
There will be no preaching in the Man
ning Methodist church next Sunday.
Horton, Burgess, & Co. have a very inter
esting tale in our advertising columns this
The county auditor publishes this week
the notice of tax returns and his list of ap
Yesterday was the last day for collecting
the street tax. Delinquents, look out; the
council will be after you.
Beware of the gossiping woman: when
with you she is a very dear friend, but her
keen tongue cuts all alike.
The DesChamps Bros., of Sumter, are out
this week with a song that will attract the
eye of the purchasing public.
Last Sunday was a damp and disagree
able day. There was &light fall of snow,
but not enough to lie on the ground.
A poet says that a baby is "a new wave
on the ocean of life." It strikes us "a fresh
squall" would express the idea better.
Married to-day in Manning, at the resi
dence of T. E. Jasper, Mr. James Cobia and
Miss Ida Logan, daughter of Mr. B. L.
A photographer is now in Manning, Pre
pared to make pictures that he guarantees
will please. He expects to leave in about
The 15th day of December is the last day
for the County Treasurer's books to be
open, unless the Legislature extends the
time to receive the taxes.
Fon SRxz-A first-class Al Guitar; hand
some rosewood case, inlaid with mother-of
pearL A splendid instrument in every
way. Can be bought cheap. Apply at this
We are requested to state that there will
be services in the Presbyterian church'at
this place next Saturday and Sunday. Dr.
Beattie, of the Columbia Theological Semi
nary, will offciate.
ning a constable at a salary of one hundred
dollars a year, to do the work that is now
being done by the sheriff.
Those contemplating marriage had better
hurry up matters if they wish to avoid the
marriage license law. A bill requiring
a marriage license has passed the lower
-house, and is now in the senate. It likely
will become a law soon.
The Israelites of Sumter ,and Manning
are raising funds for the purpose of build
ing a house of worship in the city of Sum
ter. Nearly the whole amount has already
been subscribed, and tha balance will be
forthcoming in a few days.
Pistols and razors were flying in the air
last night in the Fork section, on the plan
tation of Mr. E. L. Logan. During th'e
progress of a "nigger frolic" Len Barno was
seriously shotby Jesse Gamlard, acne-legged
negro, who depends more on his repeater
than his heels when a row is imminent.
TEEx MAxmo TnMos job ofie is prepar
ed to do any kind of job work, and in any
style. We have in our employ onE of the
finest job printers in the State, and the
work turned out from our offie cannot be
excelled by any city offie. We are also
prepared to discount any city estimates.
Men's azdladies' shoes from $1.00 to
$8.00 a prat Prodovsky's new brick
Mr. George Ducker, formerly of Sumter,
who last week attempted to kill himself at
the Jerome hotel in Columbia, by shooting
himself in the head, died last Thursday in
Charleaton, where he had been carried. He
suffered very great pain, and towards the
last the pain became so severe as to neces
sitate tle use of opiates.
Any kind of a shoe, any style and any
price, at B. A. Johnson's.
The TaM~s wishes mere correspondents.
We want one in the Fork, at Wilsons, at
Foreston, at Davis Station, at Packsville,
at Pinewood, at Fulton, and three or four
in Salem. The Tnm is not able to pay its
e correspondents for their valuable services,
but we will take pleasure in sending a copy
complimentary to any one who will send
us the news weekly or at least twice a
"Grand Republic" cigars are the best 5
cent cigar in town. We keep them, J. G.
Dinkins & Co.
We are requested to ask all members of
the Manning Methodist church, that have
not yet paid in their assessments, to do so
at once, as the board of stewards will next
week publish their annual financial report.
This report, as last year, will show hcw
much each member is assessed and how
much hes paid. It will also include the
amounts paid by each member on the con
MI. Kalisky says he is greatly in need of
money, and till January 1st, will sell goods
at greatly reduced prices.
On the saburbs of this quiet town is a
place kn own as "Mount Triumph." and on
at Saturday morning two of its colored so
ciety belles, Miss Rachael McDuffie and
Miss Lizzie Burgess, became involved in a
row, which terminated in Miss Burgess
having her finely moulded cranium cut
open with a chair in the hands of the
daughter of Miss McDamfe. Miss Burgess
came to town and went into a drug store
for repairs. The cause of the row was the
For Other Locals See Second Page.
The best medical authorities say the prop
er way to treat catarrh is to take a countitu
tional remedy, like Hood's Sarsaparilla.
CAors, November 30-9 A. M.-Station
on the Wateree River: Gauge reading, 8.3
feet; water, rising; weather, cloudless.
WomEE November 30-9 A. M.-At
Station No. 13, on the Congaree River:
Gauge rcading, 7.5 feet; water, falling;
All claims not consistent with the high
character of Syrup of Figs are purposely
avoided by the Cal. Fig Syrup Company.
It acts gently on the kidneys, liver, and
bowels, cleansing' the system effectually,
but it is not a cure-all, and makes no pre
tensions that every bottle will not substan
Odd Pants for Men and Boys. -
Knee Pants from 25 cents to $1.25.
Long Pants from 75 cents to $7.00.
Prices to Correspond With
I 1=2c. COTTON.
The following Goods you will find are away un
der regular prices:
100 ODD COATS! 100
For men, sizes 34 to 45. They are coats of suits
that usually sell for 10, 12, 15, and 18 dollars. We
Wm a + ee nat _t
2, 3, 4, and 5 Dollars.
Any one needing an odd coat will do well to
look through this lot before buying.
For men, light, medium, and heavy weights, 2, 3,
4, and 5 dollars each. They are worth 33 1-3 per
200 Pairs of Pants.
For men, regular price, one dollar and fifty cents,
price to close, One Dollar.
250 Knee Pants Suits,
For boys, age 5 to 14, from 75c. to $4.00 per suit.
They are undoubtedly the best goods ever offered by
us for the same money.
4.0 Dozen Knit 1-2 Hose,
(Not a seam in them) 10 cents a pair.
Red Flannel Shirts and Drawers to Match,
50 cents, 75 cents, $1.00, $1.50, and $2.00.
DROWN & CHANDLER,
Clothiers and Furnishers,
. CORNER MAIN & LIBERTY STS.,
Levi Bros, 6umter, S..
JUST U0E WORD!
TO OUR FRIENDS and ACQUAINTANCES OF
You are respectfully invited to call on us, while visiting our city, and
examine our large and complete stock of General Merchandise.
We are prepared to sell you anything in our line, at lowest cash prices.
Call and see the Goods herein named, for
"Seeing is the Plain Truth."
We have a large and Complete Stock of
and especially in the Finer and Better Grades.
Double width black cashmeres, henriettas, alpacas, glorias, serges and
albatrosses at any price from 20c. to $1.50 per yard. Trimmings to match
them can be found iii silk gimps, braid, velveis, plushes, &c, at prices to
suit the grades.
Delicate Shades of Cashmere and Henriettas,
for young ladies, from 25c. to $1.00 per yard.
Bright colored, striped and plaid cashmere for children, at any price
20 PIECES FLANNEL TRICOT,
(heavy weight) 38 inches, 25 to 40c. per yard.
20 Pieces Plain Flannel, 36 inches, from 25c. to 35c. per yard.
20 Pieces Plaid Flannel Suiting (extra weight), 38 inches,
Bc., worth $1.00.
25 Pieces 6-4 Brocades, from 12 1-2c. to 16 2-3c. per yard.
60 Dress Patterns, 8 Yards Each,
Double-Width, no two alike, and entirely different from anything ever
brought to this market, for which we ask only 75c. per yard.
Our Line of Dress Silks surpasses anything in the city.
Cur LepuztatioCnm as 'EEeac1cLuarters
For Trimming Silks has long since been established. So we say
nothing of our present stock, only that we are coafident that it will main
tain our reputation.
Last, But Far From Least,
When buying our stock, we took into consideration all classes and
kinds of goods, and rest assured that we did not forget the brides. For them
we have laid in a larger stock of
White and Cream Silks, Cashmeres, Henriettas, Albatrosses, &c.,
at lowest prices. Ladies doing Fancy Work can find anything needed in
that line, viz:
Embroidery, Silk and Cotton, Knitting Silks,
Filling silks, wash silks, chenilles, chenille cord, arresenes, fancy tassels,
fringes and balls in all shades. Silk lacings and dress cords. "Zephyrs,"
Germantown wool, Saxony wool, &c.
Felts in all Shades at $1.25 per Yard.
Our Dornestio Stock
is larger than ever before.
Outings, 50 pieces at 12 1-2c. per yard.
Ginghams at 8, 10, 12 1-2, and 15c. per yard.
Simpson's Silver Grey Prints at 5c., worth 7c.
Chambrays, all colors and prices.
Satines from 9 to 50e. per yard.
Dinities in dark shades at 25c. per yard.
Table Damask, Scrims, Crash, Linens, Cambiies, Sheeting, Pillow
Casing, Bleaching, Sea Island Homespun, Checks and Shirting, below value.
'742 Ladies' Jerseys below cost. These are in all shades, and
......a~ sn oo,. o~ $+.3o a piece.
Just Received, 37 1-2 doz. Corsets, from 25c.to $1.00 each.
We can furnish anything in this line at prices that will surprise you,
viz.: Gloves, Hosiery, Embroideries, White Goods, Ribbons, Handkerchiefs,
and anything else that you might call for.
We can sell you Gents' Suits from $5.00 to $25.00 each. Youths' from
$2.50 to $15.00. Boys' Suits from $1.25 to $10.00. We also have a fine line
of extra Pants from 75c. to $7.00.
Overcoats, Men's and Boys', in all styles and prices.
hats, Caps, Boots cto SOb-Oes
We have a large stock of hats and caps, men's and boys', of all prices
and kinds. Our stock of boots and shoes is surpassed by none.
We Handle the Best Goods, and Guirantee Satisfaction.
We can sell you men's shoes from $1.00 to $6.50; ladies' shoes from 95c.
to $4.00; Misses', children's, and infants' at prices in proportion.
We would ask you also to examine our
Hardware, Crockeryware, Harness.
These we sell at very low figures. You can find also anything in the
F'a~ncy ancd. Staple Groceries.
We will pay the Highest Market Price for your cotton,
either here or at your nearest depot.
All Orders by Mail promptly attended to, and samples will be
sent on application, and satisfaction guaranteed at all times.
Our salesmen will take pleasure in showing you around, and making
prices as cheap as possible for you.
Now, thanking you for your patronage in the past, and asking a contin
uance of the same, we are, Very Respectfully,
. LEVI BROS.
DCKER & DULTIIN,
General - Merchandise,
Ask a comparison of prices in all lines. Have been doing business suc
cessfully at the same stand (opp. Court House) for 1:3 years, and will spare
no efforts, nowv and in the future, in continuing to please the already large
number of customers (including some very close buyers), in this city and
county, and from adjoining counties, whose patronage has been liberal.
New and seasonable specialties constantly arrnvig in their
New Mackerel in 10 lb. Kits, and at retail. New Pickled Salmon. New
Dutch Herring. New Canned Vegetables, Fruits, ata Fish. Great Assort
ment in Imported Groceries. In fact, we have everything to be found in a
First-Class, Full-up Stock.
Give this part of the store a look before purchasing elsewhere. Com
petent and polite salesmen to serve you, no trouble to show goods, and less
to sell them. You will find Dress Goods in all the latest styles, shades, and
quality; proper and elegant trimmings to match. One of the largest and
best lines of Shoes in the city for Men's, Ladies', and Children's wear.
Bio Job Lot of Hats just opened.
Cothing, Trunks, Valises. Bagging and Ties, Heavy Groceries,
ALL AT THE LOWEST PRICES AT
Ducker & Buitman's,
RT IS DES
Dress is more than ne.re fashion now-a-days; it has become an art.
The same can be applied to business. (0-day cut prices availeth nothing, only
tends to confuse purchasers.
Our Prices are Cut for 365 Days,
Or you can come any day in the week and get our prices for comparison.
Correct styles and meritorious values always win, and
IN THESE WE LEAD.
Careful buying is one-half the secret of economical merchandising. Economical
buying consists in the perfect adaption of style and genuine need of consumer.
IN THESE WE LEAD.
Many merchants have a mania for buying that which is never used, simply because
the articles are at tempting prices.
These We Never Do.
LANGDON & BATCHTLER'S
GeuRe Tliwson G1ovFilba Crs
Having added Langdon & Batcheller's Genuine Thompsm Glove-Fitting Corsets to
our corset department, it places us, as in our other departments, out of reach of our
FULL STOCK FOSTER'S KID GLOVES,
5 and 7 button, every pair warranted, in black and colors.
HORTON, BURGESS,& CO.
Yes We Have Cot 'Em On The Run!
High Prices and Hard Times Must Go. n Can Stand Before Our Magnificent New
Goods and Maveos. Prices.
See Them and You Want Them! Price Them and You Buy Them!
The best manufacturers produced finer goods this season than ever before-We Got Them. Leading
houses laid in a limited line of extra choice styles for their best trade-We Got Them. Large Jobbers offered
prices below the market to cash buyers-We Got Them.
: Fine - Goods - Bought - Low - Can - Be - Sold - Cheap, :
And we will do it. Our Great Fall and Winter Stock has been bought at a bargain, and shall be sold at a bargain.
ry Uoods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Cloaks, Carpets,
Hats, Caps, Furnishing Goods, Notions, Etc.
The finest and most complete assortment of new and popular styles you ever laid your eyes on.
An Immense Line of New Novelties as well as all the TLEADING STAND
WE WILL OIVE MORE HONEST QUALITY FOR A DOLLAR THAN HAS EVER BEFORE BEEN OFFERED YOU.
Come in, and learn what pleasure, satisfaction, and economy there is in trading with
J. RYTTENBERG & SONS,
The Old Reliable, S U MT ER, S. C.
miOUR ORESS-MAKIN6 DEPARTMENT IS IN CHAR6E OF A MODISTE FROM NEW YORK.
SCOE TO SUMTR! 4 ..
Look Out For The Sign of
TH E BIG HORSE _SHOE.
We are offering the people extra drives in everything in the General Mercan
tile Line. You cannot remain at home and realize the extent of our
IMMENSE STOCK OF GOODS.
These goods must be sold, as it is a rule of ours not to carry any stock over for
another season. Therefore, we are offering all winter goods at greatly reduced prices.
1%OT 1s tbe Tim ~~1 l~S
Our Shoe Department is complete. We carry the best line of Ladies' Custom
made Shoes that has ever been brought to this city, and for style we cannot be
equaled. These goods are being sold at prce to suit the present condition of the
cotton market. All our shoes are guaranteed.
1,000 PAnIHS OF BL~ANKETS !
For a mere trifle. Come and take advantage of the drive.
In the Dress Goods Department we carry a line that would simply be amazing
to those that have never visited our establishment, and without going into details, we
assert that we can supply alny demand made upon us in the dress goods line.
NOTIONS AND FANCY GOODS.
We p)ride ourselves in these lines, and we challenge any house in Sumter to
show up as full and complete assortment as we carry.
Valises Given Away. We are giving away to our customers a good
Valise to put their purchases in, and if they want a good Trunk our store is the place
to get it. A handsome present will lie one of our elegant Fur Wraps.
All we ask is that you come and1 inspect our~ stock. We will please you.
Don't forget that we sell the celebrated Umbrella Cover, that any child can adjust.
MAI S. nenhampS Bros., Sumter. S. C.