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A POOR DEPENDENCE.
.'The man who votes for prohibitiou
will be morally bound to make Zood
his profession of faith by personaillv
prosecuting any and every person
whom he knows, of his own knowledge
to be engaged in the illegal sale of
liquor. Mr. Liquor Drinking Prohibi
tionist do Vou expect, to swear out war
rants aaainst. the men who sell you
The above is an observation of
the Sumter Item of the 26th,
instant, and knowing the editor
as we do, we cannot see how he
arrives at such a conclusion.
When "Mr.Liquor Drinking Pro
hibitionist," enlists in the cause
of prohibition, he does not take
an obligation to taste not, touch
not, handle not that which
"biteth like a serpent and sting
eth like an adder," he is only to
wage war on the legal sale of
that article. "Mr. Liquor Drink
ing Prohibitionist," joins the
forces of total abstainers to
square himself with a popular
idea, with the hope of driving
away suspicion, on the principal
of taking a clove "to kill the
When the fight was on in Clar
endon we were foolish enough to
think as the Item thinks now.
"The man who votes for prohi
bition will be morally bound to
make good his profession of faith
by personally prosecuting any
and every person whom he
knows, of his own knowledge,
to be engaged in the illegal sale
of lianor." but we have long
since found that idea a dream.
Those who vote for prohibi
tion are fighting for a principle,
and it is the principle alone they
seem to ~ be concerned in. The
enforcement of the law is left to
the officers almost entirely, be
cause a man who is so moral that
he wishes to force morality on
others, is usually a man who re
gards "spying" and detective
work beneath his dignity, and
will not engage in it. Then too,
if he is a liquor drinking prohib,
he may also be a liquor selling~
prohib, and in either case they
are a breed who do not want the
law against selling liquor en
But notwithstanding the Item's
observations and we presume its
opposition, the prohibition wave
will overwhelm Sumter county
in August; we hope so at least,
not because we are convinced
that prohibition will be- success
fully enforced, but because this
great political question has been'
endorsed by the churches t -d
the various organizations of
of women-a force when com
bined, its invincible,especially is
it so, when those who differ from
them, for fear of losing personal
popularity, political, commercial
and professional. will offer no
opposition. and permit the wave
to engulf them.
We hope Sumter and Williams
burg both will get into the dry
column, and we are candid en
ough to admit our interest to be
selfish. If Sumter goes dry,
thousands of dollars now going
from this county to trade will
remain in this county where it
naturally belongs, and -for the
same reason we are anxious for
Williamsburg to close up its dis
pensary that a large portion of
Clarendon now going to Kmngs-,
tree and Lake City to buy liquor,
and trade, will do their business
in this county, the -better to
enable our own people to pay
the increased taxation resulting~
from the loss of revenue and;
Sumter and Williamsburg as a
matter of courtesy should vote
dry since Clarendon has made
herself a desert. the Sahara
should surely extend to our sis
ter count~s that all may. from
actual experience, have a prac
tical knowledge of the efficacy
of prohibition. But if the grand
results of prohibition, so tear
fully and eloquently pictured by
the Prohiboitionists, depends up
on "Mr. Liquor Drinking Prohi
bition," or upon the good women
,vho give up home a-nd children,
for the privilege of raising their
voices to stop the drink ev il, we
are afraid there will be disap
pointmaent, because these forces
will not be a force to mak~e pro
hibition laws effective.
LET ONE MAN RUN IT.
The Florence post office ap
pointment seems to be giving~
Senator Smith and Congressman
Ellerbe some tr-ouble. Both have
been demanding the appointment
of a white man for the office, and
were encouraged in this demand'
by President Taft's inaugural ad
dress, but from the press dis
patches a difference between the
Representatives has arisen as to
who the white man shalh be.
The administration is irelined
to appoint a Mr. Cassel, Repub
lican formerly of Pennsylvania,
a son of a Congressman from that
State. this Mr. Cassel is a resi -
dent of Florence. and identified
with its busmness interests, but
Congressman Ellerbe character
r' anid opposes the appointment
being given to him. Senatorl
Smith has had several interviews
with the President. and is talking
very little, while Congressman
Ellerbe has been lusty-lunged in
an effort to reach the ear of his'
constituency in the sixth district.
The people of Florence have
always felt kindly towards the
present post master, thoir goodl
will he has merited by his uni
form courtesy and high charac
ter. There is no objection, other
than that of race to him, were it
a question of appointing one out
of a number of negroes to the of
fice, Joshna E. Wilson wo-uld re
ceive the strongest of endorse
inents from the citizens of that
city, but the demand is for the
appointment of a white man, and
the administration is tacitly corm
mitted to appoirt a white man.
It is-but natural, if the e is al
competent Republican in Flor
ence, for the administration to!
look with favor towards him. We
do not know how long Mr. Cassel
has lived in Florence. but if he!
is a citizen, he has the same
rights as a native. Senator Smith
is a citizen of that city, and per
haps is in- better position to judge
of Mr. Cassel's qualification than
is Mr. Ellerbe, therefore it is our'
judgment the wishes of the peo
ple of the city c-f Florence can be
best subserred, by Mr. Ellerbe
leaving it to the junior sen-tor to
make the best terms possible un
der existing conditions. Smith
may be able to land a Democrat,
if Ellerbe by his newspaperl
speeches will stop rubbing the f ar
on the administration's back the
wrong way: if lie cannot get a
Democrat, he will secure an ac
ceptable white man, though he
be a Republican. The old saying:
that more flies can be caught!
with molasses. than with vine
gar, might be applied to the deal
ings between the Representativ-1
es and the administration.
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH WINTHROP.
Senator Tillman does not pro
pose to be misunderstood as to;
his attitude towards those who
arc delaying the improvement of
Winthrop college. It seems the
Rock Hill school board is for some
reason holding up the sale of the
high school property to Winthrop
and the fight bids fair to be long
drawn out, possibly not end until
the courts of last resort has beenI
reached. This fight has brought
from Senator Tillman the threat:
that '-unless Rock Hill people
stop making malignant and selfish
war, he would get his friends in
the legislature together and start
a movement to remove Winthrop
college from Rock Hill, and con
vert the plant into an asylum for:
negroes." Such men as W. Black
Wilson, are not to be intimidated
by SenatorTillman's threats, they
are not built that way. It is un
fortunate that there should be
any obstructions put in the way
of the improvements at Winthrop,
but we are satistied the trusteesi
contending must have good rea
son for it.
Winthrop college is firmly es
tablished at Rock Hill, and Sena
tor Tillman nor anybody else will
ever get a following or support
to remove one brick from that
magnificent institution, but at the
same time. it must be remember
ed that the senior senator had a
great deal to do with the es in
lishment of Winthrop, and he
naturally feels wrought up when
there is opposition to its improve
The Baptist Courier of the 18th
rotests against the manner in
which the case of Tindal vs. Sub
lett was reported in the newspa
pers. T he editorial is as follows:
AN UNFAIR CRITICIsM.
We do not oft-wo take notice in these
columns or decisions rendered by the
Supreme Court. It is not our purpove
now to do that. but the newvspaper-s re
port of a recent decision seems to call
for some remarks. inasmuch as some of
the statement reflect on the ministerial
standing of one of our pastors, Rev. R.
A. Sublett, who was a party to the suit~
and who was o-i the losing in the case.
It is not necessary here to go into the
merit-s of the case. nor is it our purpose
to pass on the decision of the Supreme
Court, or the verdict rendered in the
In givingr the decision of the court.
the reporters stated that Rev-. RI. A.
Sublett. had "fdied in his profession"
as a minister or- pastor. Just what that
has to do with the case in hand we fail
to understand, even if his failure could
be established. TIhe court, was not pass
inz on that question at allb it was deal
ing with the case of a will, which had
been contested, and in which the owner
shio of certain land was involved. The
success or failure of this man as a min
ister was never in dispute. and it was
altogether unnecessary thus to preju
dice and injure him in the esteem of the
Rev. Rt. A: Subiett has been in the
Baptist ministry for thirty vear-s or
more. He has hiled pastor-ates in this
State and in other States. For a numn
ber- of years he has given much of his
time to evanazelistic meetings with mark
ed success. Only last summer and fail
he held revival services at ten ditferent
places. in at least six counties, and as
one result of these services about, 190
ersons were added to the churches.
nearly all of them by baptism. That
does not sound much like failure.
His standing among his brother mi
isters nkas not been questioned. lHe is a
member of the Pendleton Street Bap
tist church, Greenville. and he is now
pastor of White Oak Baptist church.
one of the- best country churches in
Greenville county. lHe was a menber
of the Summerton BaVyist chum-ch be
foe moving to Gree-:ille. and that
huarch passed resolutions unquali fied ly
edorsing him as a man and as a minis
These are matters of record. and in
view of what has been said in other pa-1
per-s we can not remain silent when our
frends of many year-s, and a man of so
many excellent qualities, has been hela
up to the public view in an unfair way,
and at an unfortunate time.
The comptroller general has
sent out instructions to the coin
ty Auditors to enforce the income
tax law, and ther-e is no discr-etion
left to that ofticer-. It 'begins to
look like the rich will either htse'
to pay taxes just like the poor-,
or do some hard false swearing
Judge Prince, who was strick
an with paraylsis. is improving
and xvill soon be able to resume,
his official duties. Hon. C. C.
Featherstone is acting for him
Senator Smith was the o:ator
of the Hampton birthday celebra
tion, in New York at the Wal
dorf -Astoria hotel. Monday even
ing, and he made a most eloquent
and brilliant speech.
it will be gratifying to learn
of the rapid improvement of Hon.
George S. Legare. He is in New
Mexico, but he is in close touch
with his work in Congress, and'
has it looked after almost as
well as if he were on the ground.
An attempt was made on the
life of Ex-President Roosevelt,
on the steamship Hamburg, by
a crazy Italian steerage passen
ger. The man was siezed by the
sailors, put in irons and after
being imprisoned, he refused to
eat for several days, and claimed
that Roosevelt was trying to
poison him. The incident is said
to have happened about the time
the ship was sailing out of sight
According to the press dispat
ches from the News and Cour
ier's Washington correspondent,
Mr. Capers was down and out,
and no longer an influential fac
tor, but in this morning's issue
of the News and Courier is a
Washington dispatch saying "Ca
pers recommends Floyd " for post
master at Spartanburg, and the
recommendation was made at the
request of the post office depart
ment. Therefore our surmise that
Captain Capers is still doing the
recommending business at the
same old stand is confirmed. Mr.
Floyd is a brother of the Mayor
of Spartanburg, and a very pop
The corporation court of Roa
noke set aside the local option
election held recently, on techni
cal grounds. The effect will be
the saloons in Roanoke will con
tinue to run until another election
is had. In the Supreme Court of
Louisiana the liauor interest won
a victory, but in Ohio, Clark
ounty went "dry" by 11 majori
ty. The total vote cast was 17,
Q31. The effect of this election
if not interfered with by the
sourts throws out of business 97
saloons and three breweries.
Whenever the courts have de
eided in favor of the liquor inter
ests. it has had the effect of in
tensifying the opposition, and
when another vote has been tak
en it resulted in an increased ma
The lumber and hide interests!
are now having a tussel to keep
from going on the free list, if.
the duty is taken off of these
articles the lumber interests in
the South will be hit hard, and
saw mills will be selling at mark
:iown prices. At present lum
ber has reached an almost pro
bibitive price, and a good article
is hard to -procure, all because of,
the .protection the tariff laws
The shoe interests. if bides
ire put on the free list, will no
onger enjoy the high prices for
inferior goods, and regardless of
party ties we look to see a comn
ing together of Democrats and
Republicans for the protection of
their mutual interests. Party
principles do not count among
The seat in Congress of Hon.
Geo. S. Legare is being contest
ad by Aaron Prioleau, of Eutaw
ville. Testimony was taken in
Manning last Saturday, at which
Mr. Legare was represented by
S. Oliver O'Bryan, Esq., and
the contestant Prioleau for him
self. Mr. R. C. Wells was thel
Notary Public. We did not
attend- the hearing, but was
told that much of the evidence
taken was irreleant, and will
bave no bearing on the case.
Prioleau is not the dense negro
se has been represented to be;
be has considerable schrewdness
ind in his conversation appears
to be quite conserv-ative. The
~overnmient allows a contestant,
%.000 and Prioleau having had
te experience of several contests
is his own lawyer, and of course
sax-es himself the greater part
>f this handsome sum.
Senator Tillman when asked
tvith regard to the conduct of the
Democratie Congressmen, who
Lef used to follow the leadership
>f Chamr' Clark in the tight
igainst speaker Cannon, said.
"they should be read out of the
party." This would be a very
rastic procedure which might
result in more harm than good,
out nevertheless no party organ
.zation can be maintained. unless
she membership agr-ees to submit
: the will of the majority. It is
>ur opinion, the Democratic par
w in the lower House is inconm.
petently led. No such revolt
ould have occured under the'
leadership of Williams. because
e would have known before hand
that could have been depended
The conditions in'- the party
anks are such that the Demo-'
~rats cannot get together, and so
~ar as their usefulness is concern
d, they may as well be at home.
P le division has resulted in a
.opeless disorganization, and if
he party r-iot act was to be read.
:he question has resolved itself
lown to find out who should be
:ead out of the party. The whole,
Democratic force seems to be at
war, and from the floor leader
iown, there seems to be a gener-'
Will Pat Calhoun break into
the penitentiary in California?
The graft hunters are sure after
the great promoter. He had bet
ter come back home, Georgia or
South Carolina either will be
healthier for him. They never in
this State, search a private office
for papers involving great criin
inality. Nothing but booze brings
injunctions and search warrants.
He Should Not Have Passed By.
Dear Manning Times, and the people
I have recently had the pleasure of a
week's trip over on your side of the
Santee, and it is good to visit near you
-as near as Sumter-even though. I
did not get into your borders. 1 passed
by Pinewood, on the cars, which is six
miles from Paxville: yes. Paxville, to
me the hub of that whole section. Man
ning. Sumter, Summerton and Pine
wood form a fairly good rim for the
For three successive years I have
been helping in a meeting, in March,
with the Turks. a colony of people well
known in the High Hills of Santee, liv
ing nearly entirely to themselves. in a
communitv near Stateburg. These peo
ple were once members of the old High
Hills Baptist church, but a few years
back, for prudencial reasons. they got
letters from the old mother church and
removed to themselves. They are ear
nest christians and good citizens. Quite
a number of their men served in the
Confederate war. One of these Thomas
Bennenhaley, gave me the names of a
few, he could recall: Randal, Ferdi
nand, Henry and Thomas Beunenhaley
and James Scott were in Gailliard's
company, Seventh S. C., Battallion;
Richard Oxendine was in Cantev's com
pany: Warren Oxendine, in Carters
company: John Benneuhaley. in Als
ton's company and James Ray, in War
On this trip I paid a short visit to the
old historic High Hills church, in the
cemetery of which is a modest monu
ment marking the grave of Rev. John
M. Roberts, D. D., one of the earliest
beneficiaries of South Carolina Baptist.
He was sent to Rhode Island College
.Bro.vn University) in 1794 and from
this College he graduated. Dr. Roberts
was the first man to carry on an aca
demy among the Baptists in this State;
and from his school came what is now
Furman Universary and, also, somewbat
remotely, the Southern Baptist Theo
logical Seminary, Louisville, Ky.
In this same commnnity is the old
home place of the Sumters, the descen
dants of Gen. Thomas Sumter. Here is
the Sumter burying ground, wherein is
the grave of the Game Cock, now mark
ed (thanks to Col. J. J. Dargan) by a
handsome monument, erected by order
of the State Legislature in 1907. Gen.
Sumter was a native of Virginia, and
came to South Carolina about 1760. He
was born August 14, 1734 and died June
1st, 1832, in his ninety-eighth year.
A curious remains in this old grave
yard is a tiny chapel, built of brick. a
room 12 feet by 9, in it a table and a
crucifix. It was the place of worship
for the mother of the only living grand
son of Gen. Sumter. Mr. Sebastian
Sumter She was a catholic lady, a na
tive of France. She was the daughter
and tbe grand daughter of French Ad
mirals. This only living grandson of
Gen. Sumter was born in Brazil while
his father was United States minister to
Perhaps the best monument to Gen.
Sumter, though. is The General Sumter
Memorial Academy, a school presided
over by Col. Dargan. and furnishing
high school and boarding school advan
tages to the surrounding country. There
is not a more healthful and picturesque
section iu all our State than the High
Hills of Santee, and one of the most at
tractive locations in that community is
"Meton," an old residence, now the G.
S. MI. A.
The next time I amc on that side of
the river, I hope I may have the pleas
ure of a visit inlto Clarendon.
J. D. HUGGINS.
Beaufort. March 20, 1909.
The County Board o f Equalization,
at its meeting yesterday, considered
the matter of property assessments,
and made the following suggestions to
the legislative delegation:
Manning, S. C., March 2.3, 1908
To the Hon. Louis A ppelt, D. L. Green,
0. C. Scarborough and J. R. Din
gle, Senator, and members of the
House of Representative:
We, the Auditor and Members of the
County Board of Equalization for Clar
endon county, do respectfully submit
the foliowmng, in the nature of a peti
From several years experience in the
present manner of receiving returrns
and assessing property for taxation, we
have come to the conclusion that it
would be very wise and advantagious to
relieve the Auditor of the duty of tak
ing returns, and place same on the
township Boards of Assessors for the
I. Because the Auditor cannot raise
or lower the valuation of property, but
has to accept same as given by the tax
II. Because the Auditor depending
more or less upon the votes of the tax
payers for his continnance in office. may
not be as vigilant and faithful as he
111. Because the returns taken by
the Auditor are becoming fewer every
year, until now it is almost a farce. The
Township Boards finally, having the
work to do.
IV. Because the Township Board of
Assessors, generally composed of men,
located in different sections of the town
ship. would be most likely to set a fair
and just return, as they are supposed to
know the property and the tax-payer,
and could decide at the time the return
is made, the ownership of property and
place same where it belongs.
V. Because now it very often hap
pens that property is added to a persons
return by the Township Board of As
sessors, and it later appears, that the
property added is not owned by the
person to when it was placed, being
merely rented property. or purchased
after Jfanuary 1st. and belongs to some
one else, necessitating the issuing of an
abatement by the Auditor, and the
placing of mor-e work on the County
Trzeasurer, all of wvhich would have
been averted, had the return been taken
by the Township Board of Assessors.
VI. Because as thc lawv now stands,
it requires the Audiro:- to attend at a
convenient place in each township for]
the purpose of taking returns, cr assess
ing property, and due notice of these
appointments are given, but very few
apreciate and take advantage of them,
the whites waiting until they come to
the county seat, and the blacks (or a~
majority of them) being ignorant of the
VII. Because, as said before, the
Auditor not having the power to in
crease oi- decrease the value of proper
ty, as given to him by the tax payer, is
virtually a nonentity, as the Township
Boards is passing upon the returns, can
set aside the figures made by the Audi
tor, and place upon the property what
ever- valuation they may see fit, and the
Auditor in entering up the property on
his duplicate, is governed entirely by
the acts of the Board. I
We do ther-efore respectfully ask that
you use your best efforts to bring about
the legislation necessary to correct
R. E. MCFAnDIX, Supervio,
Chairman County Board of Assessors.
A. 1'. BURGESS,
Secretary County Board.
Dr. King's New Life Pills!
The best in the worldet
Editor Tile Mannina Times:
The members of the K. of P. Lodge
here are urged to attend the next meet
iag of the Lodge, the first Wednesday
night in April, 7th.
Delegates to attend the meeting of
the 5th district at Bishopyille on April
13-14, 1909, will be elected. All mem
bers take notice and come out on the
Messrs. P. H. Broughton and R C.
Richardson, Jr., have purchased the
old school house adjoining lots, and ex
pect to by the first of next September
to have erected thereon a first-class
brick livery, feed and sale stables. The
rates paid per acre were 32800
Mrs. A. P. Lide has opened up her
millinery store at the old Furniture
Store of D. R. Lide.
The Presbyterian church has been
remodelled, which with new pews, will
make it more comfortable.
Mr. J.5H. Broadway has the contract
for building the home now under con
struction, of H. C. Mims.
The A. C. L. Co will soon start work
on the new side track to accommodate
Mr. R. M. Brailsford's new residencE
will soon be ready for occupany.
Mr. P. C. Mathews will move his
family here soou, from Sumter.
The storm did a little damage here,
Miss Lillian Lawrence left last Sat
urday to viSiL friends at. Greelyville.
Mr. Jack Nelson was in town last
Mr. H. C. Mims has been on the sick
list for ten days.
Mr. A. G. Stack is having the side
walk in front of his store cemented.
Mr. C. E. McLee has moved his saw
mill over near Atkins.
Mr. Paul B. Hodae has joined the
choir to play first violin.
Mrs. P. E. Brunson is visiting rela
tives at Greelyville.
Editor The Manning Times:
The storm of last week did quite a
lot of damage in this section.
Some dwelling houses were comple
The Paxville graded school building
was unrooted by the storm.
Mr. Cutter's d welling was demolish
ed. Two of his children were in the
house, but escaped unhurt. The cook
ing room was turned upside down and
the other part of the house greatly
On the East side of the town the
large hall owned by the colored peo
ple was completely demolished, and
just beyond this hall the house of some
colored people was blown to atoms. The
colored people were in the house and
their escape unhurt seems almost a
Several other buildings were eithei
cLmpletely demolished or destroyed.
Express Service on the Alcolu Railroad.
We have a letter from the railroad
commission that they have ordered the
establishment of an express office at Ne w
Zion, on the Alcolu railroad. The fol
lowing is the correspondence.
Columbia, S. C., March 24th, 1909.
Mr. George M. Hicks, New Zion, S. C.
Dear Sir:-For your information in
regard to establishing Express service
at New Zion, we herewith enclose copy
of -letter dated Mardh 23rd, 1909, fron
Mr. W. Buckner, Superintendent of the
Southern Express Company, from which
it appears that an Express Agent will
be placed at New Zion at once, if a suit
able man can be found for the work.
If this Agency is not established with
reasonable promptness kindly advise us
further in the matter.
J. M. SULLIVAN,
Wilmington, N. C., March 23rd, 1909.
Mr. T. B. Lumpkin, Secretary, South
Carolina Railroad Commission, Co
lumbia S. C.
Dear Sir:-In reply to your favor of
the 15th in regard to establishing an of
fice at New Zion.
I have instructed our Route Agent,
Mr. J. R. Wofford, to go there one day
this week and arrange for an Agent i:
he can find a suitable representative.
As soon as this is done we will havE
the necessary tariff books prepared and
establish the oflice as soon as they are
ready. Yours Truly,
It Saved His ILeg.
"All thought I'd lose my leg," writes
J. A. Swenson, Watertown, Wis., "Ten
years of eczema, that 15 doctors could
not cure, had at last laid me up. Then
Bucklen's Arnica Salve cur-ed it sound
and well " .lnfallible for Skin Eruptions.
Eczema, Salt Rheum, Boils, Fever Sor
es, Burns, Scalds, Cuts and Piles. 25c
at Dr. W. E. Brown & Co., and J. E.
The M7Janagemient of The
Times will hereafter go
over the mailing lists every
wee/c, ancd wit ho ut fu~rther
notice every sabscripion in
arrears over one year will
be strickcen off. This is dlone
in compliance with the
DoStal r-egzBlations.00 watch
the label on The Times, it
will tell you when youtr
Notice to Creditors.
DISTRICT COURT OF TH E UNI
District of South Carolina:
In the Matter of Lanham Coskrey
Clarendon County. Petition of
To the Creditors of the above named
Take notice that on the 27th day
of March, 1909, the above named
bankrupt filed his petition in said
Court praying the confirmation of
the composition heretofore offered
and accepted, and that a hearing
was thereupon ordered and will be
had upon said petition on the 9th
day of April, 1909, before said Court,
at Charleston, in said .District, at 11
o'clock in the forenoon, at which
time and place all known creditors
and others persons in interest may
appear and show cause, if any they
haye, why the prayer of said petit
ion should not be granted.
[SEALI RICHARD W. HUTSON,
Notice to Creditors.
DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNI.
District of South Carolina.
In the matter of W. R. Coskrey, i
Clarendon County. Petition for
Confirmation of Composition.
To the Creditors of the above named
Take notice that on the 27th day
March, 1909, the above named bank
rupt filed his petition in said Court _
praying the confirmation of the com
position heretofore offered and ac
cepted, and that a hearing was
thereupon ordered and be had upon
said petition on the 9th day of April,
1909, before said Court, at Charles
ton, in said District, at 11 o'clock
in the forenoon, at which time and a
place all known creditors and other a
persons in interest may appear and 3
show cause, if any they have, why a
the payer of said petition should not a
ISEAL.1 RICHARD W. HUTSON.
Notice of Discharge.
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as Administrator of the Estete of Willis =
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Greelyville, S. C., March 30th, 1909. 2
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