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Read Riffs a rtisemnent it tells an in
For fine confectionery go to R. B. Lor
yea, the druggist.
Dr. Loryea ba a gooJ many norelties to
off-r the trade in this issue.
Col. an- Mrs. B. P. Birron are visiting
friends in Williamsbarg county.
Oar thanks are due Mrs. B. A. Walker
for a delightful meal of puldings.
Mr<. M. L. Barnett, of Mavesville, is
viiing her father, Ar. A. Loryja.
Most superb line of decoratedl cups an d
sancers and vases at R. B. Loryea's.
Mr. B. A. Walker is still confined to his
howe, but we hope be will soon recover
Japanese crockery, beautiful goods, at
low prices. Rt. B. Loryea.
Our friend Mr. J. H. Burgess, of Sum
merton, presented us with a fine mess of
Ladies', call and inspect onr beautifil
line of Xmas novelties. R. B. Loryea, the
We propose to give onr readers some
very fine Christmas reading. Just be on
the look out for our Christmas edition.
Died suddenly near New Zion, last
Wednesday, Miss Martba Evans, aged
fifteen years, daughter of Mr. S. H. D.
Santa Clause has epened an agency at
R. B. Loryea's dr-ig store for the sale of
fine Xmas gocds.
Old Johu Barleycorn kicked up a big
row last Saturday, near Silver. between
Cur Postell and Adam Rhame, which re
sulted in Sam Jenkins getting cut.
Thomas & Bradham claim to be able to
sell horses and mules cheaper than any
The Clarendon Tobacco Warehouse
Company are Laving the material hanled to
begin the erectior' x zome cottages on the
lot opposite the Presbyeran c1iurch.
See what Brockinton -. c'iering to every
The question was asked last Monday if
Foreston is a healthy town, and the answer
was,look at Msj. C. S. Land, Messrs. W. T.
P. Sprott, J. C. Land and C. M. Mason;
these gentlemen will tip the scales at about
What has become of Brockin ton's up-to
date-drog store? Look up his ad.
Last Sunday afternoon Mr. Banyon
Gibson met with a painful accident. He
was riding a horse bare-back and the horse
became frightened atl something. Mr.
Gilson is a cripple and undertook to jamp
,off; he struch on his shoulder and broke
-is collar bone.
,We return thanks for an invitation to
attend the wedding' of Mr. Robert Lee
Felder and Miss Caroline Simmons. The
ceremony takes place at Laurens, S. C., in
the Methodist church next Wednesday the
I6th inst. May many blessings attend
this union is our sincere wish.
Thomas & Bradham have just received
a car load of fine horses and mules.
The car load of horses and mules that
was to be sold here last Monday by Mr. A.
U. Rollings failed to arrive on account of
the railroads in the West being blocked.
with ice. Mr. Rollings will be here for the
next ten clays and will sell them privately,
and at auction next Tuesday.
Come and be convinced that you can buy
theni cheap. Everything guaranteed to be
When most needed it is not unusual for
your family physician to be away from
home. Such was the exnerience of Mr. J. Y.
Schenck, editor of the Caddo, Ind. Ter.,
Banner, when his little girl, two years of
age was threatened with a severe attack of
croup. He says: "My wife insisted thait I
go for the doctor, but as our family physi
cian was out of town I purchased a bottle
of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, which
-elieved her immediately. I will not be
without it in the future." 25 and 50 cent
bottles for sale by Dr. R. B. Loryea, drug-.
Last Monday was salesday and the sheriff
sold considerable property under the ham
mer, some of which was for partition and
the others to satisf " mortgages. The fol
lowing were the lands sold, the bidder,
and the prices brought:
MIoses Levi, vs. Dolly Daivis Evans, et al,
four tracts, to M. Levi, for $.350.
Caroina National Bank, et al, vs. John
P. Brock and others, two parcels, A. Levi
attorney, for $610.
Charlotte M. Heaves, et al, vs. J. C. John
son, et al, Central Hotel lot in Manning to
J. H. Rigby for $3,275.
W. H. Bradham, et al, vs. Charles A.
Bradham, et al, one tract, to .J. W. McLeod
Marion Moise is. Charles M. Neal, one
trect, to Marion Moise for $178.
Aaron Weinberg vs H. E. Broadway,
et al. one tract, to B. P. Barron, attorney,
Bank of Manning vs. J. E. Davis and
others. trustees, the Collegiate Institute lot
to B. P. Barron, attorney, for Sl,180.
Moses Levi vs. Marion C. Boschette, one
tract, to David Levi for $300.
There was quite a crowd in town attend
ing the sale and the bidding was snappy.
BUCKLEN'S ARNICA SALVE.
The best saive in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
ores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains,
corns and all skin eruptions, and positively
cures piles or no pay required. It is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25c. per box. For sale by
R. B. Loryea.
THERE IS NOTHING SO GOOD.
There is nothing just as good as Dr.
King's New Discovery forCnupin
Coughs and Colds, so demand it and do
not permit the dealer to self you snbstitute.
He will not claim there is anything better,
but in order to make more profit he may
claim something else to be just as good.
You want Dr. King's New Discovery be
cause you know it to be safe and reliable,
and guiaranteed to do good or money re
funded. For Coughs, Colds, Consumption
and for all affections of Throat, Chest and
Lungs, there is nothing so good as is Dr.
King's New Discovery. Trial bottles free
at H. B. Loryea's drug store. Rtegular size
50 and $1.00.
DID TOU EVER
Try Electric Bitters as a remedy for a ou
troublos? If not, get a bottle now and get
relief. This medicine has been found to
be pecnliarly adapted to the relief and cure
of all female complaints, exerting a won
derful direct influence in giving strength
and tone to the organs. If you have loss of
appetite, constipation, headache, fainting
spells, or are nervous, sleepless., excitable,
meloncholy or troub'ed with dizzy spells,
Electric Bitters is the medicine you need.
Health and strength are guaranteed by its
use. Fifty cents and $1.00 at R~. B. Lor
yea's drug store.
Re'ward -Strayed from my residence a
small pointer bitch, white, with liver spots,
answers to name of Lucy. Reward paid
for her return to mue or to 0. E. Webber
at Manning. W. E. DANIELS.
Brockintur/'s Up-to-Date Drug .htore has
just received1 300 boxes of writiig p per
and envelopes, from 10 c to 50c per box.
A11 new styles and shades.
R. J. FRANK GEIGER.
MA NNING, S. C.
OFFICE IN MANNING HOTEL.
Rtipans Tabules: for sour stomach.
Ripans Tabules cure dyspepsia.
Ripans Tabules cure indigestion.
Ripana Tabules cure headache.
Ripans Tabules cure liver troubles.
Ripans Tabules: pleasant laxative.
I UBLISHES ALL COUNTY AND TOWY
MANNING, S. C.:
WEDNESDAY. DEC. 9, 1896.
THE GREAT CASH STORE.
Come to the Great Cash Store and
Do Your Christmas Trading.
Man:; lines of goods will be re
duced in price to secure your Christ
mas trade. Ladies, we are closing
out everything in our millinery de
partment at greatly reduced prices,
so if you haven't bought your wintei
hat yet now is you:- opportunity tu
get one cLeap. Those who want
shoes of any kind, coarse or tine, will
do well to give us a call. Ve have
them, cheap, for the eloquent cash.
Our ladies' pebble grain button shoe
for $1 can't be beat in S. C. for the
money we ask; we have sold over
500 pairs, every pair warranted all
solid, and have not bad one pair re
-turned. Seedless raisins, citron and
currants for Christmas cakes. Best
coffee at 16 2-3e lb. 100 lb sack Liv
erpool salt, 50c. Best country-made
cane syrup, 45c gal. Best fancy can
dies, 10c lb. Alixed nuts, 12 1-2c lb.
Fire crackers, 3 and 4c pack. Don't
forget, old Santa Claus has made his
headquarters in our store with the
greatest line of Christmas goods ever
shown in Manning.
Yours for the cash,
W. E. JENKINSON.
The methodist Conference is in session
The tobacco warehouse continues han,
dling the yellow weed.
Mr. Otis Smith, of Texas, is visiting his
sister, Mrs. F. C. Thomas.
There are rumors of coming marrages
from every section of the county.
Rev. A. C. Wilkins, of Greenville, is vis.
iting his brother. Mr. E. L. Wilkins. -
The merchants that are advertising are
certainly the ones the people patronize.
rThose who are in arrears for the Times
should do us the kindness to settle up and
h-ave their paper continued.
There is an egg famine in Manning
Farners spur up your chickens and bring
,-ieggs for Christmas cakes.
Manning is the place to buy Christmas
goods. Our merchants are constantly get
ting in all kinds of novelties.
Mr. W. T. Lesesne, Master of St. Peters
Lodge left last Monday night for Charles
ton to attend the Grand Lodge.
It is reported that a young lady and gen.
man of this town will form a partnership
to go into the laundry business.
Mrs. N. A. Hall and family returned tc
Manning last Monday night, from Orange.
burg where they have been on a visit.
All who war.t their pictures taken should
not fail to do so this week. Positively Sat.
uraay will bW my last daty in Manning.
J. B. Taylor.
Mr. E. L. Chavis, of this town, claims
to have tbe largest hog in the county. It
will wiegh about 500 pounds and it was
raised in his yard.
Remember the county tax books close on
the 31st day of this month. Everybody
should pay up as there will be no excuse
for delinquents this yearr. --
ecounty treasurer is being kept busy
e keep from having
wnun ill have to write an aver
age o? 175 receipts aday until the tima for
c~osing the books.
John Reb Drake drew large audiences te
his street show and he sold lots of his mnag.
ic liniment. The show part of the busi
ness was very amusing and a number of
ladies witnessed it on Monday night.
A little bird has whispered into our ears
that Major B. B. Evans, the handsome
brother of Gov.' Evans, is to marry the
daughter of a Western silver mine owner.
If the report is trase it is not a wonder thai
he has been looking for a light in the
* Died yesterday morning at his homE
near Wilsons. Mr Robert B. Strange,
highly respected citizen. He leaves a
large family ar d a host of friends. He was
- about sixty-one years of age and his funer
al will take place in Manning tomorrow at
12 o'clock m.
At a meeting of the town council last
Monday night, it was decided that afte2
next Saturday night all those who have not
paid their property tax to add on the pen
alty'and issue executions, and to arrest
those who have not paid street tax. We
hope those in arrears will not force the
council to use force in the collection of the
town tax, but the tax must be collected re
gardless of resuits and. the people had just
as well understand it and act accordingly.
A number of our country friends seemed
much interested in the sale of the Institute
property and they were gratified that the
-property did not fall into private hands.
Severel of them also congratulated the edi
tor on his editorials arousing the people to
their interests and expressed their concur
-rance in the opinion that if this property
had been allowed to go to private parties
-it would have injured the business inter
ests of the town materially.
If you want beef, pork, or sausages that
is nicely handled, give Arthur Lowery your
We came mighty near getting into close
qusr-ers yesterday by accidentally refering
to the sif'~veTF'uestiena. A lady present~who
-was of the gold standar'd'fith immediately
made a pass at us and while we w-ere ,en
deavoring to fix a plan to change the sub
ject, her companion must have discovered
our dilema; she requested her friend to
desist, not caring to hear a political dis
cussion. It was perfectly satisfactory to
us, as we are as ignorant on the question
of finance as we are on the question ol
bloomers versus propriety, and we realized
that the lady was up on the subject and an
ardent supporter of the yellow metal.
Thomas & Bradham are going to pui
every farmer in the county in a position tr
buy a wagon and a boggy. They have just
received a car load of both.
The property of the collegiate Instit'it
was sold last Monday to satisfy a mnort.
gageginst it. Col. B. Pressley Barrou
~~Qperty in for a party of pu~bli<
irited citizens, he being one of the party
who will continue the property for schoo
purpcses. Thecre will be a new organiza
tion and those v.ho have come to the rescue
of this institution will have the school run
on business principles, which will guar.
antee to the people of this community
plac-e wherein their children can be edu
cated. We rejoice in the saving of thi
propertv. because in saving it, this towr
has been relieved of a disgrace whicl:
wouild have surely followed had the prop
*erty gone into private Lands.
Married at the residence of the brides
father, laist W~. dnes.da evenin,. on W~ash
in'nt'en 'treet, ins Snoter, Miss Marian
Mond, ele t daarhtr 1f Dr. J1. )A. Mcbod,
to~ Mr. A. 1 amenr l?urge. of Summrerion
'ie crem-ony was pesformned by 1:ev
I-eatry .\. MIo'd, thse venerable grand-fathej
.of the bride. acsise by Re-v. T. P. Ihsr
-gess, brother of the -:rom. After tbe c-re
iiony~. an elegaint replast was served, andl
the evening spent mo~st pleasantly. Thuirs
d,.y Mr. and Mrs. Burgess left for Summsuer
ton, their fature hsome Mr. Enrg.ess is th<
junrior member of thle firm of B. M. Baid
ger & Co.. druggiuts, of' Summnirto3, and is
a popnitar yonn-z bu-inaess aman.Tase charm:
ing young bride hats a host of friend:
..no wsh haer evryr hapnnines
Is needed by poor, tired mothers, debilitated
and run down because of poor, thin blood. Help
is needed by the nervous sufferer, the men and
women tortured with rheumatism, neuralgia,
dyspepsia, scrofula, catarrh. Help comes
quickly when IHoot's Sarsaparilla begins to en
rich. purify and vitalize the blood and send it
in a healing, nourishing, invigorating stream to
all the rerves, muscles and organs of the body.
Is the One T:-ue i'lood Purifier. All druggists. 91.
Prepar, on'y .y C. J. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass.
.i , cure Liver Ills; easy to
ake.easyto overate. 25c.
The Best of Everything for
Right to the front of all competi.
tion we place our Elegant New Holi
Complete in Assortment, Splendid
in Quality, Overflowing with Gener
ous Bargains in all classes of Goods,
Atmore's standard Mince Meat (thE
A fresh lot of London layer raisins
also seedless raisins in 1 lb packages
Cleaned currunts, 1 lb packages. ThE
very best brand of citron, powdered
sugar for icing, etc. Fancy candies
for trimuing cakes, etc. Spices and
extracts of all kinds.
A large assortment of nuts (mixed).
Best cremery butter, cream cheesE
of the best quality, maccaroni, dried
apples, fancy jellies, etc.
Headquarters for Christmas toys
&c. We will have the largest dis
plays of toys and fireworks ever han
dled in this town.
Children's china tet sets, fanco
cups and saucers, fancy lamps, beau
tiful fancy vases of all kinds and sizes
Large lot of dolls, children's table
sets of knives, forks and spoons, bab3
rattles and tin horns of all kinds.
Toy pistols and caps for the boys
Tops of all kinds and other soal
toys of all descriptions, doll baby car
riages, wagons, carts, wheel barrows
buckboards, etc. Don't forget t(
come around and see the sights.
Fresh lot garden seeds just ar.
Remember, our dress goods stocli
has bargains also. 27-inch Brittan3
Cloth, in stripes and plaids, beautifu
patterns, 12 1-2c per yard. 27 1-i
inch Teasledown, very heavy goods
pretty patterns, only 10c per yard
Nice, fancy veiling, full width, 10<
per yard, etc.
Shoes! shoes! we keep all style.
Popular selections, plenty of varie
ty, finest attractions. We solicit E
comparison of our goods and prices
knowing you will find our Holiday
Line the best and vcheapest,
Yours truly, -
S. A. RIGBY.
IIEADQUrARTEns M1AtNIG GUARIIs,
Manning, S. 0., Dec. 0, 1896. (
The members of the Gunardis are hereb'
ordered to be and appear at this armor,
promptly at 10 o'clock a. mn., on Sunday
morning, the13th in:,t., in full dress uni.
form andi side arms, when the comupan:
will be marched to the Baptist churcL
where the Chaplain will preach our annnal
sermon. Every' member is expected tc
obey this order. By order of
W. C. Divis,
Acting Ist Serg't.
M~ajor C. T. Picton is manager of the
State Hotel, at Denison, T1exae, which thb
traveling men say is one of the best hotelh
in that section. In speaking of Chamber
lain's Colie, Cholera and Diarrhea Remnedy
Mlajor Picton Says: "I have used it mysel
nod in my family for several years, an'
take pleasure in saying that I consideri
an infaliie cure for diarrhoEa and dysen
tery. I always recommaend it, and hivi
I requently administeredl it to myv gnest
in the hotel, and in every case it has pror
en itself worty of nnqualified end -rsement
For sale by 1R. B. Loryea, the druggist.
NOBODY WAS HURT.
It was a cold and clear day in De
cember. The great icy blizzard hai
released his clutches upon Manning'
beautiful trees, to leave them ragget
and torn. As the sun began to force
his penetrating yet weakened ray
into many cold and frozen nooks, on
ly an occasional glittering icy dia
mnond could be seen sparkling among
the unshed leaves of Manning's onc
beautiful oaks. In the quiet of th
forenoon a shot was heard, too lou
for a pistol. What could it be
Could it be a tragedy ? Who are th
parties holding enmity against eaci
other ? As thlose upon the street
began in almost breathless specula
tion to wvonder what was the cause o:
the loud report, the curling smok<
indicated where the shot was fired
On enamination it was found not tc
be a tragedy, and no one was hurt
It was only one of Lesesne's big Can
non Crackers that had been fired ofi
He has a choice line of Fire-Works
for the Christmas holidays, and als<
keeps a line of the best selectei
Shoes in Manning. He also offers
nice line of Dry Goods and his lin<
of Fancy Groceries for its size can
not be excelled. Send to him fo.
our articles to cook Christna
Cakes, for fancy Can dies, Cannet
A Pincushion Tree.
One of the oddest trees in the wori
is the yr-oca palm, whichl grows in th<
southwesern part of the United State:
and in Mexico. It may well be callet
the pincushion tree, for the Indians
who live there cut tile palms down, say
them into sections a few inches lonl
and round over the wvhite pith insid<
and sell them for pincushions. Pins ani
needles stick easily into tile spongy pith,
and it is said that it helps to keep then
Swolt andi clean. -Chicago Record.
Gilbert and Yates.
W. S. Gilbert was chatting with soma
friends in a well known literary clu
one day when the late Edmund Yate
entered, looking very thoughtful, and
sat down in moody silence. "What's the
matter with Yates?"~ whispered one o
the p.rty "He maintains quite a reli
R. B. LORYBA'S
ToThe finest line in town, including
all tbe latest Novelties.
IMPORTED DECORATED ]
CUPS AND SAUCERS,
PLUSH PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS,
Oil Paintings, Christmas Toy Books,
A superb stock of fresh, delicious
Candies just received. All these
Goods and many others to be sold at
astonishingly low prices. Call early
and make your selections before our
stock is broken.
Xmas is now Coming and
will soon be here!
We have a nice line of Toys which
we are selliug cheap,
and a lot of other goods which we
cannot mention here.
We have also a lot of COMFORTS
which we are selling at 73c, $1.00,
and $1.25, worth double,
BLANKETS are going still lower.
We are leaders in shoes. We can
give you a fine Ladies' Shoe for
75c and a good Man's Shoe for
$1.00 and up.
We cannot be beat in style, quality
and price, and if you want a nice
suit for Christmas you will do well if
you will give us a call and let us
show you what we can do for you.
But Dry Goods!
You will surely be suited in that,
line as Mrs. Riff has the entire charge
of this department and can give you
Oh, The Millinery!
We are nowv offering big bargains
in millinery. Satisfaction guaran
teed or money refunded iu this de
At'the BEE HIVE.
DUCKER & BULTMAN CO.
THSSUMTER, S, C.
TH STORE doesn't believe
in injuring its future. It does
not advertise prices which will
Itempt you hera and then tell you
that the product you came to
see has just been sold. It is not
that kind of a store. Every
price quoted in this ad. is a fact.
Come and see! Mingle with
tbe great throng of patrons who
prove by their presence that this
firm is one which treats the peo
Sugars are Higher
But we are selling
20 lbs. best granulated for $1.00.
100 lbs best granulated for $4.75.
22 Ibs, light brown for $1.00.
100 lbs. light brown for $4.25.
Cut Loaf Sugar.
Conf. XXXX A. Sugar.
Rio's, 12 1-2, 15, 18, and 20e.
Old Gov't Java.
Flour will be higher.
."Swansdown," finest made,
"Swansdown," finest made,
one-half bbl. $2.75.
"Diadem" Roller Patent,
Smoked Sides, D. S. Sides,
Sugar Cured Hams and
Strips, always at lowest
prices the day order is re
PINE APPLE CHEESE.
The Ducker & Bultman Co.,
s.umiter, s. C.
J. L. Wilson
THE HOME MUTUAL FIRE PRO
LOTHING for MEN
LOTHING for BOYS
LOTHING for Children.
:ine Clothing! Medium Clothing!
I think I can say without any exaggeration that I
have one of the best stocks of Clothing, Hats and
Furnishing Goods for Men, Boys and Chi!dren that
has ever been brought to Sumter. If you want
A REAL - CHEAP SUIT
You can get it. If you want
A Mediulii Price Suit
I have hundreds for you to select from.
If you want
k -:- Fine, -:- Tailor-Made, :- Perfect-Fitting -:- Suit,
You will find a good assortment of the most popular
fabrics made up in Cambridge, Princeton and Ox
ford Sacks and the latest style Cutaways.
No other house will show you a larger or better
selected stock. No other house will sell you
cheaper, and no one will appreciate your patronage
more than Yours trUly,
D. J. CHANDLER,
SSUMTER - - -a -m- -, SOQ
0 , 1 1 IsNow Complete in
Oill Fall 100 Every Department
'Arnd buyers will do themselves an injustice, if the-y fail to see us before making
their w;inter purcha:es. It is impossible to do justice in the limited space al
lowed us, to the different dlepartments of our* store, and we fr-el that we are
well enough known ini the territory tribatary to Sumter. not to require us to
enter into a detailed description of it. Our annually increasing business has
warranted us in buying
he Largest Stock We Have Ever Bought
And should we lie so fortunate as to enjoy as liberal a patronage from our
frienlds this season as we have in tbe past we will have no reason to regret our
)ur buyer paid particularH
attention to the purchase of osi 9ey,
Having bought in till nearly 1OOOO Paizrs
In which there are some excellent values.
We would call particular attention to one case, 750 pairs, of Misses' Narrow
Ribbed, full regular made, at 10c per pair.
These are regular 15c to 20c goods.
One ease, 000) pairs, of Boys' extra long and very heavy woven seanm, at 15c per
pair. These goods retii everywhere at 25c.
One case, 1200 pairs, Ladies' fast black, fuil regular made, at 10c per pair.
'These goods must be seen to be appreciated.
OUR DR.Y GOODS STOOK
Is Complete in Every Department.
Our line of Dress Goods at 25c per yard in all-wool fabrics, are worthy of
special mention. Will be pleased to send samplos on application.
Those who were fortunate enough to secure a pair of our celebrated all-wool
Tarheel's last year wvill bear testimony as to their worth, but they are better
made this season, and our large contract for them warrants us in selling them
at 3 0 pe par.If these are too dear we will sell you a pair from 45c up.
Well we have a few of them, about 1,000 we should say, and the lady who buys
without seeing our stock will have cause to regret it. for she will pay more mon
ev. We can sell a goo.1 Beaver Cloth in black or navy. nes.tly trimmed in lur
and brai,1 for Oae Djllar -goods that sold1 last seasoni from $2.00 to $2.50.
Oar stock in this line is better than ever. We carry no shoddy shoes. Every
pair is warranted solid or money ref unded.
Judging from the way, our tables are piledi we man- spect to do some business
in this line...If your* boy wants a smit we hw'- :- -a from 0:>c up. ..I
your husband wants a suit we have them fr'a s$-'.a....Our all-wool
Ilack Cheviot at $1 50 cannot be dlup:ieated to:- le~s tan i 6 50.
This is the line we have made our reputation on, and we are boundito sustain
it. Our competitors may advertise sample hats and Job Lots, but shrewd buy
ers who wvant the best goods for the least money s~ek us.
We will say nothing about our GROCERY STO'CK--they are so cheap they are
not worth ~advertising space. Every moan, woman and child in Clarendon
County will need something for the winter, and we extend to all an invitation
to come and see us. Our salesmen will take pleasure in showing you through
our stock, and if they cannot sell you, they will make it very interesting for
those who do.
O0DONNELL & CO.,
cerwrm1wD Cl (
PI"S ITS FOR THE CHILDREN!
PRESENTS FOR THE YOUNi FOLKS!
PRESENTS FOR THE 0 FOLKS!
I have decided to open up my headquarters at the store
of W. E. Jenkinson, he having consented to let nie have a por
tion of his store for the purpose of displaying and distributing
my presents to the the children of Manning and Claiendon
County. I expect to arrive at my lieadquarters 'bout Decem
ber 10th and remain with you until after Christmas. Here
you will see the largest line of Toys and Christmas Goods ev
er brought to Manning. All kinds of nice presents for the
little boy and little girls. Fire Crackers and Pistols for the
large boys. All kinds of nice presents for the young men and
their sweethearts. You all must come and see our grand dis
play of Christmas Goods.
Your old friend,
Friends, as you have seen by the above, we will have Santa
Claus with you Christmas and have given hin a portion of our space
in the Times. but we have reserved enough o1 our space to thank
fou for the large and hearty support you have given me during the
three months just passed and from now on to Christmas we expect
to offer some great bargains in Dry Goods, Shoes, Hats and Cloth
ing. When A make this assertion I do not make it only to be sav
ing something, for you all know I am no gas bag and fall far short
of being a humbug. We use no trick in trade. We will not offer -
you any one article at or below cost in order to take you in and
swindle you on the next article yoti buy, but we put a just. small
and living profit on everything we sell.
We have just gotten in a large lot of Dress Goods and Trimmings
and are now able to suit a lady in almost any shade or quality of
goods she may desire. Silks, Velvets and Gimp Trimmings.
Our Millinery Department is up to date. fresh Goods arriving
every week, and from the amount of business done in this depart
ment we feel sure that it has filet all of the exe-encies of our lady
We wish to call your attention to the fiet also that we carry
a large line of Gents', Youths'. and Children's Hats and Caps.
Those who want cheap clothing will do well to give us a call as we
are closing out several broken lines of Clothing at greatly reduced
prices, also a large line of Gents' Pants that we are offering very
Some specials that must command your attention:
100 sacks Salt at-50c, worth 75c.
Red Rust-proof N. C. Oats al 53c per bushel, worth 75c.
Red Rust-proof Texas Oats at 45c, worth 65c.
Gray-mixed Blankets at $1.0 per pair, well worth $1.25
Heavy Comforts at 75c eaca, well worth $1.00.
Heavy Jeans at 15 and 20c per yard, well worth 25 and 30c.
Nice wool Cassiieres at 20e per yard, never was known to
sell for less than 30c.
Ironstone Granite Cups andl Saucers at ~35c per set, usual
--Yours truy .W . E. JENS
A $5.00 SEOE FOR $3.00.
Itsstylsh, durable and perfect-' ' n~qualities
absolutely neesary to make a Ma' e The
o 'a cost of manufacturing allows a tmaller profit to dealers
than any shoe sold at $3.00.
W. L Douglas $3.50, $4.00 and $5.00 Shoes are the
/ production~s of skiled workmen, from the best
-,material possible to put into shoes sold at these
/ The "Belmont" and "Pointed
Toe" (shown in cuts) will be
the leaders this season, but any
We make ~ - other style desired may be
also $2.50 and obtained from our agents.
$2 shoes for ''
menand$2.50, O~ Weuonyte best Calf. Russia calr
$00 and $i.5oeors) Fence Ptent alf.Frec
The lin forsaleby -eae rcan">t supplyo**'write
The ullinefrsaebyW. L. DOUGLAS, Brockton, Nass.
FOR SALE BY E. C. HORTON, Manning, S. C.
When You Go to Sumter
Don't Fail to Go to
......and Look Over the Stock in
WChshina and Toys,
Whc sthe most complete Stock carried in eastern South J
The variety you will have to select trom
and prices the Goods are marked at will
convince you at once that The China Hall
is the Place for Christmas Presents.
THOS. S. ROGAN, Prop.
Opera House, Opposite Court House.
A fll t i (f nk;ny am ]ji St~ur <says 67.1 Asa. Tia N]!ae
*~l. Pri skig Stores .a I! i i fl p, ;n C rj tea|J.
To Our Clarendon Friends:
We are now prepared to offer lower prices than ever. Call or write
for what you want. Our Stock is complete. We have added to onr im-f
mense stock of hardware a large hue of
P AIN TS, OIL S, E TC.
at lowv figures.
Harness, Saddles, Rubber and Belting, Leather, etc.
Great bargains in Guns, Pistols, etc..
Headquai-ter for Powder, Shot and Shells (loaded and empty.)
Engine Supplies, Beltinst, etc.