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Allitmn and Ueuirweosr
De claimeusm ofiu est
cA)itis whi Elethruhu ~dthe
countryth ls. C.ummn was11
a nswrdbagt ost someS
Ow alk. for-e di ahscamento I
many. as tey~ folul ed bte r i
ly vocaion on th ralrads in. I
thbez mesa d oi tee bo awel f
theeahand on te shomais b tat
breaved the tdeps o the seas.r ;n1rrt
Butone wnb6olWe prspernity at Seo
JZnded twork ofmn's hands
iThe g year t1ha js cowe
haests,u the pctres nowere
keptuy ino pplyin she des
anoftrent and uher rl- si
housodstere xdt caesrrowth
coreand travel Heat chom
Doed clame soerie of\ounnin:t
ptin the akippofthi highsphre
tory, and may ir n h himbher
plany toas thn eolover teor. d
The mnesra roninesoes ofi
ctyarh and oen teognized tad
bad thpecitemre ondh moe.
wndd the wotrk oins ihandst
promie ofear thgs to closed
the unied yie otrea
hracvents fatores wre e
beend fcorde. Lad lhe ail-<
mored forl appriciae mari in
andihos Olarndcut Thad sucei
atenin the mae ffots fort
plan toays .con everubs aord
The aralrete of thosiiiies
ofd the fnturei Brte farto
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been done, and better work in
every other line of industry. Let
us all learn to distinguish be
tween wealth-producing and
more wealth-getting. A pro
ducer of wealth adds to the wel
fare of the whole country, while'
he who merely e ts wealth is a
arasite who tha ves at the ex
pense of others. Now, at the
beginning of the new year, wej
may well take unto ourselvesj
the ordergiven to Moses tof
"sreak unto the children of Is
rael that they go forward." be
ing assured that as we press onl
ward the way will open up be
fore us: but if we falter and our1
courage fail us we will never en
ter into the promised land that1'
awais our coming but will notl
come to us. -I
The year 1911 has much in4
store for well directed effort.
Let the people of Manning andj
Clarendon county jomn heartily 1i
and enthusiastically in the for
ward marc-h towards a higher
:lass of agriculture, better
schools an:d better roads, and a1
better citizeniship in every par
icular. It is the slothful man
who says --thecre is a lion with
>ut: I shall txe slain in the
streets." "The soul of the slug-'
~ard desireth and hathi nothing:
but zte soul of thle diligenit shall
be made fat." Onward. upward,
If a rake-oil in a liquor deal1
a grafting the state's money.
hat is tihe man doiumg who is<
ralse-swearing about the amount1
f tax he is due the state?
We often become awe-stricken;
>ver corporation or foreign graft
ut have to be lambasted into1
)aingZ aty~ attentioni to our army 1
f home-made::rafters --tax dod.<
rers-at aur oSwn doar. I
If it is a L!a~rant violation of
aw- for tir- genia! whiskov drum- 1
nr and dzspe-nsaryv men to fail
o turn in just rev.enue and prof-<
its to the state. is it not also a I
rimemc of the sauwe class for our i
eniai friendts in othe~r vccupa
ions to Xa! to turn in to the 1
~tLe .-fry dolar of taxes heC is
state aLccrd!imi: to !lw-:
XV,- :ar-:~mrs are prone to pomnt1
wold - the reat hmarU.ingers of
.baes at thet piamn truthis
an( )a oI!! r class of of n?enz can
l;pot the' tinger of scrn~ atay
ote ls and .ay theft: fraft
Te- farmer has ti:e saine kind
of 'hun nature in las main-up
ha: e-verybody '-lac has. All
'li fths conceit. let him ak
S.pat a few page~s of his
1t uitor's b.ook~ and blush
with---an'- at the bibekC Sheep~
thr:s within his ownl Lok
Why.'~ U.css yOu. not long~ sinlce
ally have E
der of our
prices so 1
Men's $28.50 Suit
Men's $25.00 Suit
Men's $22.50 Suit
Men's $18.00 Suits
Men's $15.00 Suit
Men's $12.00 Suil
Please bear in
mences January 2n<
,5 short time. We adi
00 sale will commence
8c POSITIVELY NO 6
8c AT CUT PRICI
ounty auditor's books after an
ther matter, and uncovered the
tx returns of another farmer
ho is worth more than one
undred thousand dolla.is, who
rturned his property at less
tan tive toufand do!~s
This well-to-do farmer pays~
ss than one hundred dollars'
Lx, while another farmer near
by. who does not own one-fourth
as much property, pays two
undred and twenty dollars tax.
nd worse still, this well-to-do1
ax dodging farmer's son is on1
ounty Board of EqualizatIon..
~~hile yet another son is the 1
ounty Clerk- Now this may!'
at b~e a conspiracy to have one [1
1~ holding down the Conuity
oard of Equalization, and an- ]
her holding down the lid of t
e books that contain records a
fsecurities of his farther's, but I
tthe same time we are forced t
say that if this ugly state of C
ffars is not a conspiracy, that I
is at least an alifirgd conveni- t
t accident or coincident to pro
AN INTOLERABLE OU'TRA GE. I
Many of us know of cases
here~ some unfortunate who
;rns nothing taxable save his
ead and heels (poll and road)
is been chased for miles over
e country and tinally run down
nd in for from $5. to S12. cost
d the employer is comapelled
put up the cash for his un
iortunate laborer or tenant or'
s m-en goes to the chaingang,
hile another well-to-do tax
>dger- is just as lawfully due'
e state anywhere tromi $50. to'
00. is allowed to false-swear C
nd gro free. (
Another case is the --home ic
ilder" (the slogan for the safe-i
of the state and nation) pays I
e-third on his purchase for ae
>me and borrows the balance ,
ud after years of toiling under '(
e burden of high interes, taxs- C
id fmilyexpenses is closed C'
it t as t saisy hemoney
nder's claim which is lawful,
t the holder of these iron-lad!
curities had not paid a dollar
axes on th~ese m~otes and( miort
gaes during the whole timue t
oe builder'e was struggli ng
upay both interest and taxesf
sk this muoney h-nder why .t
edot-s not pay tihe taxes oni his
c-rities and he will have the
dil to say- a whole heap about
>ubh-taxing, to compel the*t
armer to pay tax on borrowed,
uoneyV andI the mionev lender
iav tax too. while thi.- law say: -
ti shall pay tax.'
KING TAX Ix>0))GIT IN A ilGil
I am informed by a reliable
curce that we have in our State
cororation that has p'ut nr
:ia one ind a half :sillion cash
ut it buin.ss that is pav int .
sales far exc(
ear, we have :
t this season,
i order to ma]
:w that we wi
Our sale wi
ne until furth
but the same
s and Overcov
s. and- Overcoats. now
; and Overcoats. now
; an Overcoats, now
and Overcoats. now $1
s and Overcoats, now
:s and Overcoats, now
'mind that the sale co
I and will continue foi
rertise the date that I
so that there will be
EODS WILL BE CHARG
~S. STRICTLY CASH.
a1 on only ninety-five thousand,
~or the reason that one of the
ead officials of this corporation
s on the board of assessors, and
2o doubt the whole State has all
izes of this kind of graft mn all
Are the tax laws of the State
nade for the plain, honest people
x go by and the unscrupulous
:unning to evade? Why is it that
he county auditors do not go
lown into this thing and place all
,he property on the tax books as
~he law requires them to do?
There are few among them that
as the "sand''to go into the lair
f the lions,thatguard the voters,
hat drive the nails down in the
;hingles that. cover their heads!
)o these fioundering officers of
he law think more about their
a~laries than they do about the
ood of the people or the oath
hey take? Why don't the boards
f equalization do their duty and
>lace all taxable property upon
he books upon an equal basis?
Is it a fact that many of them
,e tarred with the same stick
,long with the common tax dodg
rs and the rest of them keep
num for fear of being called a
common knocker?" So far as
lacing all property on the tax
ooks upon equal basis at its
narket value is concerned, the
~ounty auditor's office is a farce,
ud thie board of equalization is
HO PAYS FOR THE RAKE OFF
HFE D) BACK BY THE TAX
It is a stupendous fact that
very one who places his prop
rty on the tax books at current
r customary rates helps to pay
he graft, or rake-off held back
y tax dodgers. which fa't should
nlist the active co-operation of
11 law-abiding citizens with
optroler General Jones in his
ome'dable crusade for tax
Publishing all tax returns ini
ounty papers every four years
.t re-assessment of ro'l estate is
he one fell sweep that would at
-act the interest and aid of the
copie in each township of the
tate. This publicity is the gat
-ng gun e- bombshell that would
rie ev-ery -hider-out into the
ipen where the populace can in
pect the returns and see to it
hat no one shall pass muster
-ithout a clean record. For the
ae reason tbat we require pub
isliing f- expen'ditures~ of I-he
>eople's money that we. may see
here it goes. we should -ulso
mow who is not turning in all
he just tax money due the coun
y and state.
The drag-net that would catch
dl the sharks-that jump over and
ilive under the first of January
S the date for property on hand,
.e fact that or
)eded the sam
more goods on
ie a clean swet
we have deci
11 be enabled t4
er notice. WE
ratio of reduc
Its Boy's St
$20 Boy's $10 Sni
$17 Boy's $8 Suit:
$15 Boy's $7.50 -St
1.50 Boy's $5.00 St
$10 Boy's $4.00 Su
$8 Boy's $3.00 So
he TE D.
instead of naming one day, the
law should take an average of
several months for a basis of
'money on deposit or in any busi
IA tax inquisitor for each con
gressional district having the
right to examine all public and
corporation records, and the
power to summon witnesses to
testify as to taxable property as
well as the right to convene coun
ty boards of equalization to suit
the itinerary of his rounds, wouldj
Ialso be the one limb of the law
Ithat might be made to bring in a
revenue of ten or more dollars
for every dollar spent on his work
on either of the plans of a salary
or percentage pay. 'Some think
that these tax inqwsitors shouldj
be required to change districts in
their rounds, after the plan of'
th circuit judges.
KIND OF MEN TC ENFOliCE TAX
Our law makers should keep|
the f'act in mind that these tax
Idoagers are cunning masters in j
this art, and unless a master inf,
the art of tax finder is sent afterb
them. the effort will be futile. |
These tax inquisitors should
not be floundering politicians or
weaklings of tbe thirty cent~s
calibre, but should be a selection j
from among the ablest men we
have atbd paid accordingly for
their work-men of spine, dis
cretion and diplomacy, that know
the law more than kith or kin,or
friend or foe.
SOMETHING MCST riE DONE.
We have been moralizing overi
this tax dodging graft about longi
cnough, it is time our representa
tives go for these "parasites upon K
the body politic" with gloves off.
and provide a su:a plan to tighten
the screws down upon all tax .
dodsters alike. We have sent a
Lyon out after the liquor graf ters (
that fetched in the game. aivl we
must be done to relieve the strain
upon the conscience of our goodi
people who are in the habit of.a
sitting in the amen corners of
churches singing psalms on Sun-, t
day, and go before the county
auditor on Monday and swear
that the value of their cow is $-.
when they know they could get
83 or $40 for her. or their laind
is worth $6 per acre wheni the-y~
know that other lands by the mf
are selling from $40 to $100 per a
acre: or they have no other prop-'E
erty, stocks, notes, mortgrages. 1
cash or any other property to -1
their credit not listed in their re- n
turns, andspendsixmonthsafter- g
wards trying to relieve thostrain
upon their coriscience by sayingf l
Le months in
hand that W(
ip of the rei
ded to makt
ion will ap
lits and Over
Es and Overcoats, no
and Overcoats. no
its and Overcoats. rn
its and Overcoats, n<
its and Overcoats. n
its and Overcoats. n<
themselves believe that fa:
swearing is diplomacy or so!
other left-handed thing with
harm to it.
A SHOW DOWN FOR THE DEn
Most any man who has n
pluck to say that the plain pi
pie do the double-tax payi
while the cnnning rich do t
stunts in tax-dodging is sure
be doffed as a demagogue, a
now is the time for each and eve
representative to be called up
to'stand up and be counted as
whether a dollar is a doll:1
whether it is in the hands of t1
-icii or poor man, or in iron ch
acurities, or in the active pr
incing world. Give all a chan
o say whether or not they go
Solumbia to get something f
~he "interest they represent"th
>ther people don't get. Is the
Lm honest man in all South Car
ina who thinks or believes th
thier people should pay taxes <
J. C. STRIBLING,
Pendleton, S. C.
$100 Reward. $100.
The renders of th ixaper will be px.a.ed
earn that there L. at letast onc dreadedl di.e;
ht s.cience has bee-n able to cure in an ,
.age. andl that is Catarrh. Hai1's Catarrh Ct
a the only positlive cure known 1o the mei
raternitv-. Caarrh beingc a cons-titutionald
ase.:r ares. a const:tutional treatment. Hai
ataurrh CAxe is taken internaly. actiznr direc
pon the blood and mucou% surface,. of '.j'
em. thereby de!.troyIng the foundiation of
.1eae.artld givin: th. patient strength by bui
u up the constitution ad a4stltng nature
ong its. york. The proprietors have %o mei
lth in it-s curatve powers.. that they oner (
?Ulundred Dollar% for any ca%e that it (atis
ue. send for list of testimonla>.
.\des F. J. CH ENEY t Ct).. Toledlo.
sodby druggit-.L. mL-.
iV-~Faiv Pills are the be.
Bonilla has invaded Hlondura
nd proclaimed himself pres
lent. It would not surprise u
n the least for Uncle Samt
et into the game to- protec
South Carolina's record fc
ioicides for the past year
ertainly not to be proud of, ar
t does not seem to be improvit
en with the curtailuent (?)
he sale of intoxicants.
There is a strong~ sentimer
n this county to rind some othi
ysem of couinty~ gov'ernlmen1
.system which can be neare
o thec masses and farther awa
romt thei individual.
- Kill More Than Wild Beasts. .
The numbe' of peoply killed. year
y wild be-asts dt approah the.Y
ubter kiiled by disea.,eermIs. No li
safe from their att~acks. They'i'e
ir. water, dust, even f-od. But grai
roec ion is atforded by E-lectric i
ers which destroy and expel ther
cadly disease germs% from the systen
haz's why chills, fever and ague, a
alarial and mny blood diseases viel
rom~ptly :4) this wonderful blood purz
er. Tryv them. and enjoy the gloriot
ealth and ne w strength :they'll gi
ou. .Money back. if nor, sati~sfied. On.
se PiaWO Dos
Editor 'The lMinsawguTmes:
Mrs. Rosa M. Braisford. wife
'of Robi M. Braisford, died at
SIher residence on Sunday morn
ing at 11 o'clock. Mrs. Brails
he ford was 56 years of age, and
e- was a member of the Baptist
ag church. The funeral services
he were held at the house from
to which the body was carried to
nd the Sand Hills, where it was
ry laid to rest in St. Mark's Ceme
to The infant son of Mr. and Mrs.
* Silas Kolb died Sunday morning
be at 12 o'clock. after an ilness of
a~d a few days.- The little body
-o was laid to rest at the Weeks
ce burying ground.
to Misses Madge Weeks and Ida
or Grigin have returned to college
at to resume their sudies.
re Mr. and Mrs. C. Chapman
o. have returned to their home in
>n Mr. Harley James, who has
been visiting Mr. D. R. Lyde
has returned to his home in
Mis Lily Gregg of Sumter.
is visiting Mrs. A. P. Lyde.
Cadet Bob Griflin has returned
- t Chrletontoresume his]
stu~dies at the Citadel.
Escaped With His ILife.
'e Twenyone yeargofaced an aw
!W death." writes. H. B. .\artin, Port
chi H::,relson. S. C. "Doctors said I had
'~consumption. and the dreadful couch I
Ihad :ooketd lice it, sure enough. I tried
o. eerv hingI could erofrmycuh
doctor in Georretown. S. C.. for a year,
but could get no relief. A friend ad
covery. 1 did Eo and was c..p!--tely
Icured. I feel that I owe my life to this
s I reat throat and lung cure." It's posi
o tirely gzuaranteed for cougrhs, colds. and
t al! bronchial affec:,ions. 50Jc. and .'1.00.
Trial bottle free at all druggists.
- i ure any skin diseas.
Ie 'htts the price of HIUNT'
LCURE. and it is absolutel:
I oyih Rs &Mz
I ao a
Th/oeets 4 elce a
atls7 eu% oerc ouett
houseig sqare a sain o t a
tiot byu toin ere" ao shaft to
thenory of the who oredan lahd
down phrooses pon lae t cout'
altar. All contributionL nt to THE
MANNING TnES will be ~owl"."'d
through its columns.
Ji..H. Lesesne....... .....10 00
Louis Levi............. ...... 10 00
Fred Lesesne ....... ...,.. 10 00
Mrs. E. Appelt.... ... 10 00
David B. Jon...... --- 10 00
D. L.Gn.......... ... 5 00
C. M. Masn.......... 5 00
R. F. Ridgeway... .. .... 1 00
R. M. Strange....... .... o 00
W. T. Wilder...... ......... 5 00
R. R. Harrin. Tadmor. Tex .... 10 00
H. P. Stranre.............. ... 5 00
..T. Touchberry..... ..... ... 5 00
State of South Carolina
County of ClarendoN.
W HEREAS, J. F. Geiger and J. H.
Orvin made suit to m grant
of the estate and effects of Ntosa C.
These are therefore to cite and
admonish ali and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said Rosa
C. (Galluchat, deceased, tha3t they
be and a ppear before met in the
Court of Probate, to be held at Man
ning, on the 12th day of narTy.
next, after publication theeo at 11
o'clock in the forenoon, to show
cause, if any they have, wbv the
said administration should n )t be
Given under my hand thiA'31s~t
day of December. A. D. 1910.
JAMES M. WINDHIAM,'
Judge of Probate
Notice to Creditors. .
All persons. having claims against the"
estate of Dr. Paui M. Salley, deceaed;
will present them duly attested, and
t bose owing said estate will make pay
ment to the undersigned qualifiec exec
utor of said estate.
G. L. S.A.LEY,
Orangeburg, S. C.
1Dec. 19th. 1910.
Notice of Discharge.
I will apply to the Judge of Probate
for Clarendon county, on the 23rd day
of January. 1911. for letters of discharge
as executor of the estate of Dr. Paul M.
G. L. SA LLEY. Executor.
irangeburg. S. C.. Dec. 19. 1910..
ATTORNEY AT LAw,
MANNING. S. C. ---
>HN H. MORSE,
Sumter. S. C.