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I ANNNIG. S. C.. JI'NF. 8, 1904.
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OnTe square. one time. '-I: each suseguent I
sertion. 50o cents. Obiuaries andi Trobutes
Respect charged ior as reular :idvertiscIneV
&iberal contracts made for three. six ard tn'
Communica-:O nust be acopge by 1
real name an( adr-' of the w oritr n order i
No communicat a apesoal charact<
vill be published except as an advertisement.
Entered at the Posto-Iee at Mannin: as Se,
onei class matter.
The biennial touring of candidate
for State otlices has about worn itsel
out. The candidates do not attract u
many people as do the local candidatez
and as there are only candidates fo
Railroad Commissioner who have opp
sition. we doubt exceedingly if thei
circling around the State will pay ther
for their trouble. The people as a rul
know very little ab6ut the otice of ,ai
road Commissioner and look upon it a
somewhat of a sinecure or a stall to:
stable and fatten broken down politica
horses. The class who nave busines
with a railroad commi.sSionl are Coll
stantly complaining of its lack of pro
teetion for the people. and that so fa
as the practical etfect to the massesi
concerned, bette results are obtaiue
direct from the railroad authoritie
than are by appealing to the commis
Hon. C. w. Garris is the presen
chairman of the board. and we believi
he has made a study of his otfice, an<
has not only carried out the law. bu
through his intelligent researcnes
number of valuable improvenients fo
the public benefit can be placed to hi
credit, and so far as we are concerned
we see no reason why Clarendon shoul<
give the magnificent vote it gave hin
six years ago to another simply becaus
the other wants the job, and unless th
opponents of Mr. Garris can show tha
he has not been mindful of the people'
interests, but on the other hand ha
been neglectful er corrupt. we think
they will lose time here. Our peopl4
think if it is right to give the Governoi
and the other State officers a secon
term it is also right to apply the sami
to the Railroad Commissioner. Si:
years ago, after watching Mr. Garris
efforts in behalf of the people, we wer
the first to nominate him for Railroa
Commissioner, and the people of Clr.r
endon endorsed him very flatteringly
this was gratifying to us then, andi
we had any reason to feel that he ha
not beer faithful to his trust, now tha
he stands for re-election, we would bi
found urging our readers to vote agains
him, but his record so far as we hav<
been able to learn is clean, and we en
dorse him for re-e> tion with pleasure
and sincerely hope the people of Clar
endon will do likewise.
THE BOARD OF TRADE.
In another column we publish a let
ter signed " One of the MIembers
which to our mind is very timely an
worthy of due consideration by ever
well wisher in this town. We profes
to be enterprising, and yet when w
organize for the purpose of securin
advantages which can only be obtaine
by organization, our efforts are shelve
and nothing comes of it. This shoul
not be. A board of trade is a necessit
to every well operated commerci!
town. and because we do not accon
plish what we set out to do at once,
no reason why we should give upi
despair. There should be an activ~
interest taken in the organization. an
wherever such is the case good has r<
sulted. We venture to say, if tb
board of trade had some attachment 1
which its members might manipulai
a few dollars out of it. the intere:
would not lag and everyv fellow woul
be punctual in attendance. Well,
board of trade has dollars attached
it, but they are not counted out at tb
meeting, these dollars come indireeth
they come by bringing our business ii
terests together in an organized etfoi
to induce buyers here for our cotto
and tobacco products, to arouse
healthy competition. to secure bette
prices, to awaken a stronger contidenc
with the patrons, to persuade tht
transportation authorities to grar
more rapid and cheaper facilities an
by an organized effort hold out ii
ducements for new people with brai!
muscle and thrift to come here.
No town can thrive commercial]
which confines itself in a cloister.
must brush aside clannishness. na:
rowness and bigotry, and throw wid
open its gates. The town of Mannin
has advanced considerably in the pai
few years. but the good work shoul
not be allowed to stand still-the lim
is not reached if our people will a~
with a clear-headed judgment.
board of trade should be an active fa
tor in advancing the town's interes
and it should be revived by all meanm
The fight in the sixth congressionm
district protnises to be a lively on<
Hon. R. B. Scarborough will be oppose
by former Congressman James Norto
and Senator J.W.Ragsdale. Already th
hum of the political kettle is heard,an
knowing the fighting qualities of bot
Norton and Ragsdaie. Mr. Scarboroug
will need his strongest armor wheon hi
meets his antagonists in the politiet
arena. The contest will be of interes
to our readers as this county until rc
cently was one comprising the sixt
Hion. .lohn G. Capers has beea honor
edl by his party to be one of the sipeaker
to second the- nomination of Presidea
Roosevelt at tihe llepuiblican Nationti
Convention. Ni :r. Capers is an elqe
speaker. and we have no doubt of hi
acquitting himself handsomely. Caler
has been abused considerab]ly by .,om
papers in this State. but we think a.
will admit. thro'ugh his intiuence wit
the general govet nmnent South Caroil
ha; fared better than it might hav(
We direct the attention of our rear
er. to the supplement page this wcl,
and upon it. they will read one of tO
most scholarly addresss that has, bee!
delivered in klnning. and ice espe(
iallV ak all lover. -f rened literatIr
to resei-ve the add re.s o lon. Walte
Hazard. we regard it a grand collectio
of hiI t hout.JI.dresse..?d in the choices
ngi-zh. and Iirlented with irillia
emns of eloeiIc.
SI. is n1ow almost certailn that. Hears
Swill no: be the lnoilinee of the Demo
eratie party. nor is it at all ertali
Jothat .Judge Parker will carry otT th<
coteted prize. The battle is now il
the hancs of political strategists wh
1are -chening daily, and when the con
e vention assembles it will be so arrange<
before hand that the "favorite sons"
States will be lresented and receive
complimentary vote, then. when dLi
smoke of the first skirmish clears away
it will be found that Parker has no
enough to give him the necesstry two
thirds vote. and the 'favorite sons
will be dropped and the hattle royn
begun. We ex)ect thereC will oc. sex
eral attempts made to stampede ti<
eonvention. and if it is successful w(
expect some other. and not Parker t.
take the standard. Watch George
McClellan of New York. and see if hi
will not come out winner as a healer o
factional divisions. We think Mc
Clellen will be acceptable to Bryan i
the platform is right, and in our opin
ion it will be unwise to ignore Colone:
Bryan at. this stage of the game. le i;
a factor in politics there is no doubt
and his opponents may sneer as much
as ther please. but if the Democrats arc
reallv making aneilort to win in the
coming presidential contest they will
need all of Bryan's help, and this the%
Scannot expect by repudiating everx
thing Bryan and Democracy has been
The News and Courier is now. and
I has always been opposed to the dispen
sarv system. we are not. but we do no,
favor forci.ng a dispensary upon a com
munity that, does not want it. It is oui
opinion the tratlic in liquor is better reg
ulated through the dispensary system
than any other so far tried.even granting
the system is reeking with corruption
vet. for certain communities the sys
tem is very satisfactory. in other com
I unities however. we realize it to be a
curse. it has brought on demoralization,
induce( i men to violate. not only thc
law. but their oaths. made them feel
oppressed by a tyranny not prompted
wt h motives for the general welfare,
but for political advancement and grafi
as the main. object.
There is only one way t- settle thi,
I troublesome question. The peopli
have never been permitted to have
voice upon it. If our lawmakers wil
.lay aside polities, and enact a law whiel
will permit the people of each county t<
vote on Prohibition. Dispensary and Li
cense, we believe the solution will be
found. .Just so long as the law is foreei
jupon comminities where it is obnox
ious. just so long will there he irrita
We have been an ardent advocate o:
the dispensary and wve still would voti
for its continuance, believing it-a bettei
liquor regulation than barroonis or pro
hibition not enforced, nevertheless, w4
realize that in seaport cities the dispen
sary law is an oppression. and in prohi
bition communities the law is very dis
tasteful and obnoxious. .and to force
law upon a peCople, is not calculated tt
elevate its citizenship. Whereas if thi
people by a majority vote were p)ermit
ted to have a liquor regulation,
whether it, be dispensary. prohi
bition or license. then whichevet
they voted upon themselves would b4
their own making and would be respect
ed accordingly. The law as it now stands
1 permits a few people in a town to have
a dispensary established, vet if that in
stitution becomes a nuiisanice to thie
saecitizens.,n turns out to be ai
eintrumnent for evil, the same number o:
citizens cannot have it removed: t<.
seek relief the question is hurled int<
the political arena. aind factional aui
othte- prejudices a r~ e apipealet
eto for i'ts continuance. Once lec
the dispensary octupus fasten its tentam
1i ces upon a town, its grip cannot b<
shaken loose until a majority of th<
county has consented thereto, and pos
sibly the voters outside of the tow,
have none other than a political intei
est worked tup by politicians. This i
wrong in lpractice as well as principle
and we cannot stand for any law which
so liagrantly shows a p)urpose to build
a pltia strutue t thre expense o
1 How's Thise
.i We oer One iHundred Dollars Reward mo:
any case of Catnrrh that cannot be cured b:
HaI~ll' Caitarrh Cure.
F. J. CH ENE Y & CO.. Props.. Toledo. 0.
W. e n undersirned. have known F. J. Chene:
t eilvy able to carry out, any oblitrations made b:
W.Es-r & T RrAX. wholesale drurarists. Toledo. C
e-V WALDL%(, KmrNAx .& MAiaviN. wholesale drut
ists T1oledo. 0.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally. actin:
diretly upon the blood and mucous surfaces u
t the system. Prie T5c. per bottle. Sold by al
druggis.t. Testimonials f ree.
Hall-s Family Pills are the best.
A Pertinent Query.
-Editor The .Manninn Tinmes
,Sobne time last year we orranized a Board o1
Trade in Manning. with a number of men prom
-mieat in professions and other bnsiness, amoni
them yourself, all having the welfare of thi.:
community at heart. We elected olcers. ap
1 poi ted committees with a view to accomplish
inn' something for the betterment of our patron:
.by securing an improvement of our rommercia]
Now Mr Editor. we are~ led to behieve editors
1 as a rule know a rood many things more than
the average individual, can you tell us wihere we
might be able to rind that Board:' Is it still
swrngin' on. or is it nailed against a wall in
some obscure corner hidden from all rays of
p ronress and modern uidvancement?' There is
no need for me to tell you Mr. Editor the bene
Stits of such an orraization 'for this town. cot
pointed themt out loan' ago and urred our takina
advantace of thenm. I believe cou have the
town's wlaeat heart, und I hope you wl
Syour reagic hanmmer. see whether or not it has
*etaity. rf it hus. blow new life into its nos5tr.ls
- that good may xre~. if the organization has
taken a dry roi.. b~ea..se oh eng entrusted into
aindiferenit hands. and is deau. itru is. plenty of
Igood mat.e al to build another, and by all me~
let us do it.
The R. B. Loryea Drug Store.
asks the ieaders of this paper to test
thi -:,lue of Kodol Dyspepsia cure.
Those persons who have tused it andi
wilo nave been eurca hy it. do not hesi.
tateC to recomlmend it to thei- friend&.
Kxodol digests what you eat. cures in
dieton. dyspepsia and all stomach
t ouble. increases strength by enabling
the stomach and di:.'estive organs to
contrib ute to tile blood all of the nutri
Iment contaiindr in the food. Kodol
Mr. Stephen Joice, of
148 years of age. He is sti
DUFFY'S PURE MALT WH
I j('j~f I
For Sale at j
Letter to R. B. Lyons.
Dear Sir: The way to reckon the cost
if paint is to put both costs together:
lie cost of the paint and the cost of
>utting it on.
It would save the country hundreds
f millions of dollars a year: it would
ave you alone (if you happened to be a
-ictim) several dollars a year.
See how it works. It costs a much
o put-on one paint as another. don't it?
Yes,. if you use the same number of
Well. don't I'*
No, you'll use twice as many gollons
f adulterated paint as of Devoe: and
ou've got to pay twice as much for
utting it on.
31r. N. Averv. Delhi. N. Y., has two
iouses alike 'and in 'same condition.
'ainted one house with Devoe: 6i gal
ens. Painted the other house with a
laint that was half adulteration: 12 gal
ons. Srme painter. Geo. Gilbert, did
moth jobs. One cost S:': the other $54.
[Better go) by the name.
.1 F. W. DEvoE: & C. -
P. S. Mlanning Hardware Company
ells our paint.
CASTOR IA .
For Infants and Children.
The Kinid You Have Always Bought
Signature of L ~ ~
)R. .1. A COLE.
3L\NNING. S. C.
'X E. ! ' 1 P L \ S I D)
to wri your ins urne
aou wi be plra-,cd to receiv e it.
j1 Best Is What You Want.
ee mu. atbout your insurance,
Hurgl~ary ort P1ato (lass.
J. L. WILSON.
TH-E KIND) OF
To0 be used~i is verv m-uch a matter
of taste. it is im'portant, tho'1.h,
tha?t the. frames set properly on 3 D
the nose an at the right dit:cW1
frm the eyves: that the lenses be
per fety centered. and how are
yout to know when one is zuess
" Glasses Right,
E. A. Buitman, i
JEWEL.ER AND OSTICIAN.
17 S. Main St., - Sumter, S. C. a
'PHONE 194. :3 Ot
Catarrh of the
>r many years it has been supposed that M
ttarrh of the Stomach caused indigestion
td dyspepsia, but the truth is exactly the E
>posite. Indigestion causes cata,rrh. R:
ated attacks of indigestion infiamnes the
ucous membranes l'ning the stomach andTU
:poses the nerves of the stomach, thus caus- II
g the glands to secrete mucin Instead of
e juices of natural digestion. This isj
Jlled Catarrh of the Stomach.
~odeI Dyspepsia Cure
lieves all inflammation of the mucou:
embranes lining the stomach, ptsects the
rves. and cures bad kitath. cour risings, a
nse Qf fullness after eating, indigestIon,
~spepsia and all stomach troubles.'4
odol Digests What You Eat
Make the Stomach Sweet.
ttlies o lr. Rulr z. $1.00. hoidz 3 ias
-spared by E. 0. DoWiTT & 00., Chicago, llf.
The$ R I. Lrya Dirug tore. -
4 T H E WORLD.
Waco, Texas, has made an affidavit that he is
11 in possession of all his faculties. He says thai
[SKEY has been his only medicine and has kept him
AT 148 YEARS OF/UAGE.
This is the most marvelous case on record, and has
puzzled a great many leading physicians who have visitec
Mr. Joice in behalf of scienee. The doctors admit that there
is no doubt but DIUFFY'S PURE MALT WHISKEY pos.
sesses some peculiar medicinal properties that kill all dis.
ease germs and prevent decay of the tissues and prolong
life far beyond the Biblical allowance of threescore and ten
Waco, Texas. February 1, 1904.-Stephen Joice, who appeared personally
befor 'V. L. Ttcker, Tax Collector of McLennan County, after being duly
sworn, said he was 14S years of ago. re is a well-known citizen, residing a
ti M1ann st., East Waco.
The representarivo off the 'Nws drc.ve to" "ncle Stev's" residence, where
, for forty years he has been a law giver and a phet to his people.
"I was bora," he said to thpe reporter, " o d the eastern shore of the Ches
apeake, near the liaryland line, and was well acquainted with the vassals o:
Baron Thomas Fairfax when he ruled that region. When the first Colonia
. Coinrebs met at Philaehia, I was there on a. visit to my ents, being then
stout young man, accustomed to active life on both sea end land. While ]
have alwyits been a teuperance man, novertbless, I find with advancin' years
that a stimiulant such as Paul recommended to Timothy to be good -for my
stomnach and to prevent the infirmities of old roge. and I always useDuffy's Pure
Malt Whiskey, which I find serves as a superb tonic and general renovator
For diet I prefer pork, but can eat a little beef and digest it when I take a littli
Dufly's Pure Malt W hiskey after each meal."
Hore the old man went to his cupboard and brought out a bottle of Duffy'
Pure Malt Whiskey and a teacup. "Some people," he continued, "put herb
in their stimulant. I take mine in half a glass of milk or water. I take no
He then fixed up his midday dose, and, replacing the bottle in the old cup
board, said, " I was born under the reign of George II, but he died before I cam
remember, and the first King I heard much talk about was George III. I worke<
for some of the Revolutionary soldiers, and I used to hear them talk lots abou
George III and his tyranny. My young mistress sang ' The Star Spangled
Banner' when it was first set to music, and I wa s near enough to hear the
cannonading of Fort McHenry. It was about the tir ne when the city of Wash
ington was burned that people began to call me old r nan Steve."
To combat the forces of disease and pres :rve vigorous old age, yet
must feed and nourish the vital spark with Du ffy's Pure Malt Whiskey
the true elixir of life.
There are nearly 4,000 men and women in America who have passed
the century mark, and nearly every one of them owes, not only his or he:
long life, but health, happiness and buoyancy of sp- irits to this great medicine.
No other remedy can show such an army of liv ing witnesses to its health
giving, life prolonging properties,
CAUTION.-When you ask for Duffy's Pu re Malt Whiskey be suri
you get the genuine. Unscrupulous dealers, i nindful of the excellenci
of this preparation, will try to sell you cheap in uitations and malt whiske:
substitutes, which are put on the market for prof it only,and which, far fro=
relieving the sick, are positively harmful. Demand "Duffy's" and be surt
you get it. It is the only absolutely pure !4ialt Whiskey which contain
medicinal, health-giving qualities. Duffy's Pur e Malt Whiskey is sold ix
sealed bottles only; never in bulk. Look for the trade-mark, the "Oli
Chemist," on the label, and be certain the seal over the cork is unbroken
Beware of refilled bottles.
All druggists and grocers, or direct, $L01) a bottle. Medical booklet free
Duffy Malt Whiskey Co., Rochester, 1j. Y.,
ll Dispensaries in South CaJroiina.
Lack of ELnergy.
Murray's Iron Mixture contains the alements that make it a
genuine blood tonic, a remedy that ma-kes rich, red blood, im
proves digestion, increases appetite, an.d sup plies strength and
energy to weak, debilitated, run-down people.
is not a teinporary stimulant. The good ir ievery dose sticks.
Excellent for pale. emnaciated, bloodless peop le, and as a reenper
ative tonic for those recovering from sickne ss. Unequalled as a
tonic to prevent and overcome the lassitude, tired, exhaused and
"'ron-down" feeling so prevalent in the spi -ing. A combination
that mneets with the approval and commend: ttion everywhere.
Price 50c. Guaranteed Satisfactory to e very purchaser.
AT DRUG STORE&
Prepared by The Marray Drug Co... 'Colunibia, S. C.
W R S
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B. L.ORYEA DRUU STOR E, 2..2.
ISAAC M. LORYEA, Prop., Mm- U R R A
ign of the . . . Golden Mortar, ~ d yLd~~
to mnfornm their~ many friends and cust om- ~~c tol i ,rt
hat they are prepared to supply their wants ie ;, n~
their accustomed celerity. i ae diot rsytm
e carry a foll and complete line ic every de- ~aeu oem
meat of the
every ttentin is sowy tothewwtts ohe
h~mc edevord ~ ~~*~th ~eyae,'CI df other, System
r .=~ It of "ae Oh . tf Ctder. pr
DUG BUSIINES -- -
can be --and--d
cn -ir ct in~ Ui ho t o the n so Getpbic *~* Particui ~rs fr o
havei~l rndeavr to:ie te very bes'... f e mBIA - C -~
aon totntfour i di cs or w~anadfel-n
01nttdCK lltICALSCl JT 0the il m
feadcnb p lDi -rni (~iJ 'rcion~Itl -111ro)
Die. reev-nu.acn [OmY1im tak adsr an't a n of t h 'li
meatnio ndy rrIIU' ""-'' u-.' i t ' amu G l il 1
SAM.LR A, wehae'areolystiven ', m'r c irWde m f itl.o make i tem e
fortah* i. andto en thi s . C
Gokcleni Morte?, I Otice of Discharge. -
1. MANIHGS. c.wi 11 aply tt e~ .fudgec of Pro b)
- 1-)fo Ci. trendionl Com i on the 23;rd
__of .fun~ e. 1%4.I for 1, tter's of dischat
- 'HOE rC>i2 A':nini rtix \' the estate of I
- - V'. .. Dinkius. decce' ved.
L01 W. DINKINS.
dol Dyspepsia Cure "lgig."CM'.i .Th0 "
Digests what you eat. __________
HE . B. LR -. -~.r S.T...>.. ..... Job. W..r. to Tk Timies affi
hIt issaid that opportunity knocks at the door of everybody some time
il life and only those who are prepared to avail themselves at the critical
moment are benefited. As in life so in business. Opportunity knocks at
the door of.merehants very often and only those who are prepared to grasp
the golden opportunity are benefited.
Last week a splendid opportunity presented itself to us when a repre
sentative of a large jobbing house came to us with some great values to
close out in seasonable Wash Goods, and the result is we have these splen.
did values on our shelves and we offer them from 25 to 50 per cent. cheaper
than we could have done in the early season, and a visit to our store will
convince you that we are presenting an opportunity for buying splendid
goods at prices pou do not find every day.
Ladies, here is an opportunity for buying first class goods at sacrifice
One case of 25 pieces of Lace Stripe Lawns and Batiste, worth 12ic on
any market, but we put them out for the Spot Cash at 8c per yard.
One case of 15c Batiste in beautiful shades and figures that we are able
to put on our great Summer Sale at 10e per yard.
One case of 25 pieces of fine Satin Stripe Lawns and Dimities in beau
tiful figures and shadings, real 2uc values that we are offering at our great
Summer Sale at 121c.
Another lot of those great linen effectr, sold everywhere at 20c the
yard, but we put them out during oar great Summer Sale at only 10c yard.
Great values to offer in all kinds of White Goods. Black Skirt Goods of
Corsets, Corsets, Corsets.
This is the season of the year when ladies must have new Corsets, and
we just want to say that we have the greatest line of Corsets ever seen in
Manning. We hve the greatest line of Corsets ever seen in Manning.
We have any kind of Corset you need, Summer Corsets, Corset Girdles,
Shirt Waist Corsets, 50e Corsets, 75e and $1 Corsets.
Come to us when you need the best Corsets, the best styles and the
L We Have Not For
Ge gotten You.
Our great line of H. C. Curtis Collars and Cuffs have no equal in this
town at 15e each or two for 25c. Also a splendid line of 10c Collars in all
the latest styles.
If you wish to see the greatest values ever seen in this town, come to
our store and we will show you some astonishing values in Gent's and
Boys' Negligee Shirts.
Our Millinery department was never in better shape than now and we
are now prepared to sell nice Summer Hats at almost one-half what they
could have been sold at in the early spring. But you say, "how is this?"
Why, the explanation is easy. We did not overstock ourself in the early
spring and we are now prepared to grasp the golden opportunities as they
come to us in closing out Snmmer lines at sacrifice prices.
Opportunity knocks at everybod's door s te time in life.
Just in, another shipment of White Organdies, 68 and$
72 inches wide, for commencement dresses and anything
Selse that you need in White Goods, Persian Lawns, Namn
Ssooks, India Linons. Good India Linons 5c yard.
We aveiques, Piques.
$ We havea lot of Figured Piques, 15e values. we are
$ closing out while they last at 10c yard.
SFigured Lawns from 5c to 25c yard.
. Voiles, Voiles,
$, In all the new shades lor wxhole Suits and Skirts. Now if
von have not bought that Voile skirt come and let us sell
Sit to you. Our pices are the lowest. -
Oue Black Dress Goods are of the very best weaves.
_ R. & G. Corsets.
They still hold tirst place and we have them in all of
the new' shapes and styles, long and short. Come and -
HCOSSB -4 CO.
i Schloss' Clothing.*
The young man who dresses well has long ago solved
-~the problem of how to dress in up-to-date apparel at a
Sminimum cost by coming here and buying a Schloss-made
- @Suit bearingr tilis famous hall-mark of sterling merit.
th They're readyv the moment they're needed, they're fash -
ul i onable, serviceable and fit with graceful swagger that ae
o young man likes, and best of all, they are rnot costl.y. 4
We have themi in all the leading styles and shades. g
L'Fet us lit you up.
Don't put off buying those Oxfords any longer, 'tis$
warmi enough for thenm now. You can find just what youe
n\Lt here for the large and small foot. W e carry one of
he tb irgest lines of Shoes in Manning.
Do~)n't fail to visit our store when in Manning, we are
~ alv:ays glad to show you goods and give you our prices.
et THE OLD RELIABLE,
9 8. A. FR IGESY,
1 j. ii. RIGBY, flanager.
A Candidate's Joy.
Alcolu. S. C.. June 7. 19ui.
Q r. Lou i Appelt. Editor THE AIAN.NNG T13I1 s.
.lanning S. C.
14 :A A."-There is a new girl at my
ouse. horn Sunday. June 5th. Mrs. Hod-e'. ani
-hby both doing well.
Petition to Enlarge Depot Platform.
Manning. S. C.. J une . 1941.
34r. Louis Appelt. Editor TnE MANNINt TiMEs
Please mention in your paper today that tile
cotton merchants of Matnig have joiied in" iml
requesting jMr. W. N. Royall. superiittndelit A.
C. L. Railroad. to have the present platform at
depot enlarged to a capacity for 500 bal0s of vott
ton at ollt* limt*. and to iave it r.ady befor'
_ September first. which rcque-, ha., beten fr
wtartied to him.
1ourn, verv truly.
Thrown From a Wagon.
]rm. George K. Isabeoek was ihroxn
from11 hisz wagon -and severely bruised
He applied 0lhamberlain's Pain Balin
f fr'eel v and says it is the best I inamiont
he evet ulsed. lr. Babcock is a Wei;
known citizei of North Plain. Conn.
There is nothing equal to 1'aiu :lm
- or sp1'ains and btuises. It will efeet a
L tture in one-third the time required bY'
.any othor treatment. For sale bv The
, .. 11. Loryea )ruiz Stor. Isat ' 1.
Lory. .ea. Prop.
Editor The Manning Times:
The groestie business will begin toiboomt
soon. Mr. Henry F. Stack has a contract with
the A. C. L. to furnish 10.000 cypress ties 7x1x.
Mr. Shuford G rit who has been attending
Osborne's Business college at Augusta. Ga.. ha
MIiss Leila Geddings is attendin:: the coi
mencement exercises of the Hartsville school.
Hartsville. S. C.
.Mr. W. T. 3Martin of Catden. Ark. i- visitin:g
[ his daughter. Mrs. Nap L. Brotighton.
Rev. L. L. Hedenbough preached in the First
Methodist church in Spartinburu last Sunday
There will be prayer maeting every Wt-ednes
day tvenim: at 5:0 O('clock in the Methodist
Mr. .laim Deu of Carden. S. C..is down on tots
ines- for a few dlays. guest of M1aj. H. 13. Rich
arilso. lUSTE ATSO.N.
For a Hundred Years.
For a hundred yea or more Witcl
1azel has been recognized as a super
ior remedy. but it remained for E. c.
DeWitt & Co.. of Chicago. to discover
how to combine the virtues of Witch
Hazel with other anticeptics. itn the
fori of a salve. 1)eWitt's Witch Ha
zel Salve is the best salve in the world
for sores. cuts, burns. bruises and piles.
The high standing of this salve has
-iven rise to counterfeits. and the pub
- lie is advised to look for the name "De
Witt" on the package. and accept no
other. Sold by The r. B. Loryea Druc'
Editor The 31anniuw Times:
Mrs. G. T. Greshani who has been very ill
with typhoid-pneunonia. died early Saturday
morning. The burial took place at Bethel
church at Privateer. Sunday. The bereaved
family has the sympathy of the entire town.
Mrs. J. P. Wells. who has beeri visitin rela
tives at Florence the past few weeks. returned
home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Inrris and son ar- visiting at
the homie of Mrs. D. T. Wells.
Two charulni youn;: ladies came over from
Manning Sunday and spent the day with 'Mrs. F.
L. Collins. It was not the writers good fortune
to meet either of theni. but there was a longing
to do so. We are alwnys delighted to have them
Miss Bertha Pringle. who las been at her
home in Sumter the hist few weeks. returned
t Sunday ni:ght. Pleasant smiles again play over
the faces of some of our youn:: men. and some.
one is whistling and '-taking life casy'' again. ]
Chamterlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
Better than a Doctor's Prescription.
.\1. J1. Wx. Tur'ner, of Truhart, Va..
says that C7hamberlain's Stomach and
Li'er TIabJs nave done him more
good than anything' he could get from1
the doctor. If any physician in this
countrv was able to compound a medi
eine that would prodtuce such gratify
ing results in cases of stomach trouble.
biliousness or constipation, his whole
time would be used in preparing this
one medicine. For sale by The R. 13.
Loryea Drug Store. Isaac M. Loryea..
New Zion Dots.
E'iitor iTe .Iannitu: 'Tinmes
M~r. C. Rf. F"elder i.ave tis a Uivinug visit ls
week. He is a candidate.
- MSiss Lillie Lavender and M\iss Mlinnie John
son are trainin;g the Sundayv school o: thispie
for the 11th inst. The public is invited.
Wel the old 'oman has ::iven her coinsenit for
me to writv a few dots this week with the u'n
1derstanidin:: that I do not ;:et into a conitr-oversy
with any of the candlidates. M1rs. h. does het
hke candidates. no how. especially those whoit
cime around when she is busy and are so awfu
ly ;glad t'. see her. that they almocst shaike uher
armi front its socket. just to :get oii her' good sitit
for my vote. She will niot ctonseiit ror mae toru
for Superitendent etf Education. so I amou on
it. and will stay lit home. sit in the shade:.1
Well I .see the correspondenuts are do~: giic!.
hv TrnE TI'tEs. Old Buster has a humnp on 1im
self. I see lie is asiin;: somne potinted quest in
i n his iett''rs. ;and if nt' one else answers them
wi-h he would do so himef. antd fearin::aien
troversy with such an able writer I ai ilsclin'-t
to thik niis tlutestutus :ire for a plrpse.hu't!s
are not bitin:: fast iti this inttttn.
13ot's help the editoi' with as much news a- you.t
cani rak'' to::ether. the readers ttf T t E TI'Esie
I oy your letters. I regret the scarcity otf new a
itn tis section. but 3Mr. Edittor we shall expet
you here tt' th li1th imst to ttendi the ehildie'
'd:iv elbrationr. aind if the candidates behav
i'thmseles th- y imayv comelt toto. In the pa st
'i tw isues there applearted let ters .si::nied "Ui
timer" which were enjoyed and he'aitil~ ayp
-proved oi byt a numner of you r re;:ders.Th
.letter- shiotiuld :e coiitiinued. :is in them there is
a ::reat deal to retteet upon. What lie hiasa
, o say aiboutt takin: nmagist rates out of the pr1i
irv is not a bad idea. and about lie itnly tines
l to oioject arte the legislatremieii who wt'uld b'e
:"lid to shirk the responsibility of makin:: recoin
imenidations. and like "Olidtinmer." we are i
fbad ix atbout being able to make a selection I
Repryeentatives. I want to see Clarendon it'ep
resenuted by men who are not carried away with
the profession that they catnnot see the use of
dioi: something for the people at harge. W e
' i have one man who made an etfort for the a
masses, hut what did the others do? And here E
ris the Cx we are in. if ther'e are no other candi
tdates for the Legislature we cannot help our
selves. but we'll have to send the same set back. c
notwithstandin:: onr preference for other men.
'lThe reseiit dele::ation will go back endorsed.g
wh-len it is knownl that the people ats a whole are
not pleased with them. I tnink under theseg
circumstances there should be meetings called
in the several sectionis for the purpose of ask
in:: gentlemeti to be candidates for the Legis
lature. and when auch action has been takei e
will be able to make a selection. H. w
Fewer gallons: wears longer: Dev-oe.
BENJ. FRIERSON INSTANTLY KILLED. E
A Straight Account.
Special to The State.
Dillon. .iune 2.-Benjamnin Frierson :
was shot and iratanltly killed last night
about 9 o'clock neat' Dillon cotton mill ~
by John Daniel.
It appeat's from the testimony of va-k
rious witnesses examined before the
corolcrts jury of inquest. today that E
Friet'son and one Creech had that eve
ning puirchased somec furniture from_
John b'ain and were carrying it home
in Creech's wagon, Fierson driving
and Creeeh riding on top of a mattress
on the wagon. .In crossing the factory
railroad spur track which leaves th'e
mnain line about 100 yards nor'th of the
mill the wagon was sutlicietitly jostled F
to precipitate Cr'eeh with the nmattress C
to the ground. I
A little boy going tup town with Dan- 01
iels and two other young men~f made P
aoime 'rmark~ about the men being ~
dtrunk, whereuCtpon 1riers~on leaped from e
the wvagon and made a rush fot' the boy I
with a razot'. t
Daniels recmonstrated. which at once ci
dr'ew Fr'ier'son's attentiotu to himselfI
anti they became engaged in a scutll,
Daniels kniocking him down twice and re
inally Letting himrt down. when Creech
caimic tp and pulled Daniels off. As
Friei'son arose he agatin advanced on s
1)aniels vith~ the- r'asor'. Daniele then d'
dr'ew his pistol and liired (onc shot above ,
Frierson's heatd. That failIng to stop) E
him, his second sho~t took effect in the
pit of the stomaeh. With the words, 3B
"God have mercy uponl mue," Frierson,
fell forward upotn is face and wats dead