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Cbe MInuing Eles.
ANN ING, S. C., APRIL 9, 1913
Publishes All County and Town Of.
ManningChapter. NO. 19
'Order of Eastern Star."
Regular Meet ng, First Tuesday
in each Month.
(Mrs.) G. M. SMITH. W- M.
(Miss) SOszE HA3V. See.
RUT CHAPTER, NO. 40,
ROYAL ARCH MASONS
Regular Meetin=. Second Mon
19 day in Each Month.
CnhaSLTON DURANT, FaD LsENR
Higb Pries.t Secrtary.
ST. PETER'S LODGE,
Meets Wednesday Evening. April 16.
. HORTON. W. 1.1.
E. J. BROWNE. Seeretary.
Situation can be relieved
by the use of PREMIUM
This articia is as wholesome
and tasty as fine creamery butter.
is far superior to any .ordinary
grade of bu'ter, and for general
use will be found an excellent,
clean wholesome and nutritious
substitute for the best butter.
In.Pound Packages on Ice.
Manning Grocery Co
Mrs. A. P. Burgess is quite ill.
The Mannine-Library will be oen
every Thursday afternoon from 4:30 to
IN is with deep regret that we learn
of the serious illness of Captain D. J.
Capt. W. C. Davis has been confined
to his bed. with a deep seated cold for
the past week.
Btginnint Mn'iav night. 14th inst.,
there will be a ten days union -service
in the churches in Pinewood.
The Manning library was formerly
opened last Thursdav under the aus
pices of the Civic League; There is in
this library a nice lot of interesting
Tha Columbia Record of yesterday
was a splended feat in journalism, and
a magtni~cent advertisement for the
city of Columbia and the water powers
et the State.
The praver mee-ing services of the
Presbyterian chutch wilV be Thursday
(to marrow) evenior, at 7 o'clock
promptly. Rev 1A: R. Woodson will
assist the pastor.
The following is the honor roll of
Big Branch school: First grade Alice
Bzseman;: second trade. Ronald Beat
*son: third !?rade, Roberta Berry; sixth
grads, Brainard Gibsoo.
Rti. Rev. Bishop W. A. Guerry of tre
Episcopal Diocese, of South Carolina,
will prea. h at the Chap.-l Sunday night.
20th inst, 8:30 P M. Will admitnister
the rite of Confirmation.
The Aleolta'school, assisted by the
young people, will give an entertain
ment in 'h.- Alcolu Chapel, Alcolu, S.
C. 7:45 P M , Friday. April 18th. Ad
mission, adults 25c. children 10e. Bene
fit of the Alculu school.
' The Big Branch local school im
provements association will give a min
strel for the benefit of the Big Branch
school, in the Davis Station .school
building next Friday evening. 11th
Admission 25c, adults;'15c. children.
The superintendents, teachers and all
*others interes ed in the advancement of
Sunday school work, are invited to at
te-d the asterphly woichi cakes place
* omrow, Thursday, 10 h inst., at the
Pinewood Methodist churcb. The pub
lic is invited to be present.
The election of Dr. Joseph H. Bur
gess, of Summerton. to the House of
Repre-entatives is gratiiio to his
friends, and we are satisie-d he will be
an acquisitioo to the delegation. Doctor
Burges'. is a man of ability, and he has
for som0 years kept a close watch eye
upon public matters.
In order to take the fangs out of an
other .iarn, we will tstate the postmaster
has nothing whatever to do with the
employment of the mail carrier, that
individual is employed solely by the
government, his p ,sition w ts secur.-d
by being thbe lowe..t bidder for the cou
tract. The present carrier has been
carrving the mail to the d.-pot fo& the
past thirty twoyearsfaithfully and well.
In our last week's i eoe tne type got
somewhat mixed in giving the vote in
the (Congressionfal race, it was made to
appear that Mr. Whaley was 1.000 votes
in the lead, which was a mistake that
was overlooked in the proof reading
Mr. Whaley, according to the ofl'eial
declaration, has the sighbt lead of 248
vote-, in the entire district which is re
ma~ricably close out of a total vote of
The State Organizer of the W. C. T.
U. Miss Cleo Attaway of Saluca, S. C..
is stoendiog this week in Clarendon
county. She wisl speak at the Metho
dist church in Manning Thursday after
noon at 4:.30 o'clock Everybody _is
cordially invited to bear her. Miss
Attawayv is also superintendent of the
department of temperance and missions
The members5 of all the missionary
societies in town are especially invited
to the meetint Thursday afternoon.
Miss A stawaLr vi'.ited Wilson's Tu--sday
seaking in Union c-hurch, and Jordan
Wedn.-sday. She- will give an address
at Trinity chureh Friday night, A pril
The (larendon Medical Association
met in Summerton last Wednesday af
ternoon. and added to its memb.-rship
Drs P.-t tij -hn. of Pinewood, and Jor
dan, of St. Paul. The association will
issue an appeal to the women of this
coin y to raise a fund to aid in the
erection of a statue to the memory of
that gre-at scientist and physician, Dr.
Marion Sims. whose work has done so
much for medical science. Dr. Hagood
W.oods, of Florence. formerly of Clar
endon,~is invited to read a paper before
the association at its next monthly
which meets in Manning on the after
noou of the 29th of this month. After
the meeting the Summerton doctors in
a most ho~.pitable manner gave a lunch
eon to their visiting brethren.
Miss Sue Blake of Greenwood will T
give a recital in the seh l audit, rium
on Thursday evening April 10 at, eight
thirty o'clock. for the benefit. of the No
school improvement association. Miss
Blake was a pupil of tone Curry School
of Expression. Boston and is a former
teacher of expression In the Presby- j
terian college of Ok lahoma In add i- Tt
tion to the varied program which na mi
been arranged by Miss Blake, there s,
will be music by local talent, including wt
a chorus by fifty small children. Ad- of
mission will be twenty-five cents for dr
adults and fifteen cents for children. th
The sportsmen of this section. and en
especially of thiS town. had something eI
to arouse th -, last Saturday when the diS
report came bere that a bear had Decn
seen near Bloomville. A colored man aff
by the name of Withers.poon and his p,1
brother followed the tracks of the hear '.,
to a pond near Prov dence church about. a,
four miles from Manning. and af'er be- aft
ing joined by a number from Mtnnine ,I..
and the surrounding country the pond a i
was surroundea and the bear shot, i' au:
took several shots to bring the anima b
down. The net weight after being r e
dressed was 365 pounds, and this was
cut up and distributed among those who t- c
wanted to feast upon the unu.;ual diet of
The supposition is that bruiu strayed the
from -antee. and was making his way inf,
to Black river, but, not b-ing familiar hA
with the country be rot out of the swamp Tit
and was discovered only to M.-Pt his Sa
fate. The bear was very fat, which is th.
regarded by hunters nere as remark- I
able for the season of the year. qui
We are told that for political purpo, of I
es, there is a report in circulation tn tol
the Turbeville section to the effect 1hat
if a certain candidate is ele-cr4-d to Con
gress be will remove the post office from
Turbeville to Seloe, and discontinue the wa
Turbeyille mail route. There is not a Or~
s.lable of truth in such a report, be- he
eause the post offices and tbe mail r. u - it"
es cannot be removed by the Conr-- the
man, this is a matter for the post offie
department solely, and t hat depart ment nit
can only act after it has sent an inspec- W'l
tor to investigate conditions. upoen bis L
report alone will it act. It is surpris.inu Me
bow these foolish reports are gotten up ht
to deceive people, and to prejuuai-e -
them, really, it is little short of out- iv
rageous. It matters not wh4 is elected tal
to Congress the congressman has noth- O
ing wt'atever to do with it, as the peo- to
ple of Sardinia have learned when they hid
lost their post office notwithstanding sev
the efforts of the late Congressman Le- fLs
gare to have it retained, and later, he the
did his very best to have it reestablish be
ed. but up to the time of his death be si
couid not do so. The government has of
certain rules with regard to these- mat- I
ters and nothing short of an Act of niL
Congress can change t-hem. Therefore, Lht
when any one says that a post office or a Au
mail route is to be removed it is a trick say
to change votes, and it should not be the
The official declaration of the State at
Executive Committee after canvassing say
the returns of the primarY, held April ed
st, is as follows: bin
Edward W. Hughes..........3 027 hoc
faines G. Padgett.... . .... ......720
John H Peurifoy.. . .........1.414 of
George F. von Kolnitz...... .....l.419 sec
Richard S. Whaley......... .....3.275 gre
Mr. Whaley's plurality over the next. wa
highest candidate, Mr. Hughes, is 248 did
Both candidates will now have to de- pen
pend upon the votes cast in the last pri- ela.
mary for the other gentrlemen who made con
the race with them. The vote of Colle- -V
ton county will be fought hard for by reti
both Hughes and Wbalev, and both of ed 1
hem will do all in their power to in- on i
uce the vote of the other counties in bec
he district. beg
It is our opinion that since the can- the
idates from Colleton, Messrs Padgeyt~ boa
ad Penrifoy have been eliminated ndi
rom the contest the vote in that coun- b~y
t will not be as heavy in the' secotad. ori
d the other counties whic-h bad no Weti
andidate may also be inaiff-rent as' to oeta
hich of the two Ch trleston gentlemen up
sall capture the prize. We sincereli seal
ope however, that the people will fort
ake an interest in the primary whbich ery
staes place on the 15th, inst.., so that,
which ever one is chosen he will be
he choice of the majority of the voters
f the district. The second race whichla
akes place Tuesday the 15th , llhieb re-s
s next Tuesday the people will have to ne
ake their enoice between Ed ward W. the
ughes of Charleston and Richard S. Th
Waley of Charleston, they vote forbe
nly one. n
The managers that served in the ly
rimary of the 1st., will serve again on Rui
he 15th lit t
A Tribute, bat
April 9, 1913. will be the second an- go'
iverary of the death of our beloved par
noher. whose s.weet spirir., in the da'k- the
ess of night winged its flight to the of 1
ralms of light, and to the mansions whe
repared for its abode. sati
Oh, how we have missed, her and mai
ow we have longed for the "Touch of eve
vanished hand, ann the sound of a Tir
oice that is still." We have to think
f her as a ministering Angel from the
heavenly courts guarding and guiding
s along the pathway of life, until we
oo have finished our life workI and join- 'I
ed her in a blessed eternit-y. Un
Time has not dimmed her image in ble
our hearts, and when we visit the old li1ti
ome every place recalls dear mother e-d
o us most vividly. Like a mother in bo"
Israel her children rise up and call her
"Thou art gone to the grave, but we
will not deplore thee, w
Though sorrows and darkness encom. re
pa-s the tomb; cha
Ibe Saviour has passed through its apj
portal before thee, tne
And the lamp of his love is thy guide anc
through the gloom.re
Thou art gone to the grave, but 'twere an'
vain to deplore thee, unt
When God was thy ransom, thy guard- I
ian and guide; the
He gave thee, he took thee, and he will R-<
restore thee. Smt
And death has no sting. si-ice our ty.
Saviour hath died." abi
A Card. the
There is a report in circulation in see
this town that I recommended a negro 1
over several white me-n who applied to sur
carry the mail from the post toffice to ter
the depot. This is a dirty false-hood A off'
numer of years ago Maj Mans~e-ld. who
has mail routes in charg.-, advertised
for bids to carry this mail, there were
several biduers, the lowest bid wa-.814
per month, hence it was awarded to the
lowest,. bidder without any consultation
with the postmaster or those connect
d with the office. The postmaster hasre
no authority to employ or recommendth
in a matter of this kind, and is not con
suted. The awarid is made noon bids
soely. This miserable story is to d f. .ri
the purpose 01 inafluencing vor es by irej- '
udicig voters atgain-t me. I did not.'e
recommend nor did I have any right to
LouIs APPELT. w
At the home of the bride's father, a tt
few miles from Bennettsville.Mit-s Maryfa
Townsend and William P. Napier were hb
married Tuesday afternoon. April 1st,
the ceremony being performed by the 1
Rev. John G. Richards. The wedding
tarh was played by Mrs. T. I. Rogers
of Bennettsville. The decorations were
whie and green flowers. The bride is
the youngrest daughbter of John R. Town- bu
send, is a graduate of the College for au
Women, and is one of the most popular Sa
young women of that, section. Mr. Na- Ht
pier is a son o1 Dr. J. L. Napier and is an
a successful farmer at Jordan, Claren- ha
don counoty. T'ie couple left on '.he af- Or
Iternoon train for their horne at Jordan-gi
1NDAL AND RUSH VERY MUCH ALIVE
t Drowned in Santee-Rush Comes Bac
Home-Affair no Longer a Mystery.
)rangeburz. April 6.-Sp-cial: A
Tindal and Bircia. Rush are alive
ev were not. drowned while dynv
tint for fish in the Santee Rrvet
ir Eutawville on March 13 la;t, an
ie nearly every man in that sectio
Orangeburg county was enaiea ii
wginz the river in efforts to recove
'boaies of the supposed drowne
n, the "vie.ims" of what was heliev
hy some, a deplorahl- double rt~ag
v, were qui-ily muaking their way L
Cbe v'eil of mystery surrounding thi
iir has been torn away hy no less :
-sonave than one of the -utlpset
ctims" himself, Barclty Rust, h
;h and bhod, who arrivt-d nere thi!
eruoon ou the At'antic C7oast Lin
in from Augusta. As soon as Rui
,hted he was recognized by an ne
intance and was la cr located at
rdint hou..e in the ci-y hy the cor
poudent of The News and ('ourier.
tush talked freely of the afair arnd a
es w.is very much am:,s-d wh,- titlk
matters at. t.hi-. etid in conn-ettir
rewith. He laughe-i heit, t 1% wher
irmed of the loog and tires-imeneseare
t had b-n made to recover his an
idal's "bodies" from the swollet
itee, aid again at the informatiot
tTii.dal's will had been filed.
)claring that he and Tindal hat
rrell,-i and separated in Au,!usta
. and that he ball not heard from oi
is late companion since, youn-z Rosl
I a story suistan-ially as follows:
indal, acoriling to Rusb's 'tttement
heavily involved finantially anti ir
er to get, rid of his trouhles, hit upor
scheme of faking accidental drown
, urging him (Rush) tro join in with
plan, to which t he lat ter consent-ed.
'he two went to 'he river. taking dy
aite. al-o two extra hats, and twese
-e the hats floating on t.e water whet
march was institute' for the mi-sins
3, and which. in the minds of many,
ped to coti. m the drowniug theory
fter "planting the "evidence at the
-r, said Ru-h. th- two prepared t
e their depaitute on t.he Atlant-iC
st Line train runniu2 between Cres
and Denmark, so they remained it
log until the i.raln reached Parler,
eral miles above Eutawville. They
t got.on the "blind baggage." bul
porter ran them off, however, jus
are the train st art-d, said Rush; tbey
aked back and got on tbe rear step.
he last coach.
'hey went as far as Denmark thal
bt, March 13. then .)n to Augusta
next day. After being together ir
gusta for four or five days, Rush
s he and Tindal had a falling out, and
latter left him but where Titid,
t or where he is uow, Rush declare.
doi-s not know.
DECIDED TO COME HOME.
-iting his experience after separ
ig from hi- companion, young Rush
; he "workea around" until he land
in Alabama, but the only work he
Id get, to rio 'here was tot) hard for
, so-be decided to return to his
e, working his way back.
t, the time of the supposed drowning
I'indal and Rush, the Santee River
on of Orangebura county was
atly stirred over the affair. rindal
a protinentyounn farmer of splen
family connection and was to all ap
rances succes-ful in business. Bar
, Rush was emp oyed to assist in
ductiae Tindai's farm operations
7hen the two %toung-men faile-d tl
iro from the river, where tbey stat
hey were going to dynamite for fish.
1a'ch 13, their relatives and friends
umne apprehensive and immediately
an a search. Their hats floating on
river, the overturned and damat~ed
t and other circumistanices p'aith
cated that they bad m tdteath cit h--r
being killed ourrig.ht by dynamnie
nd beeu so baitly it-jured that :h y
e utnabte to swilm a-hire when their
, upset; therefore, they were given
or dead, atad for dass the river was
-hed by dozens of people. whose ef
s were not, rewarded by the ree~ov
of the "bo lies."
WHISPERS OF "SLANDERS."
non. howver, it beg~in to be whis
rd around that, perhaps. a sear' h on
I would produce more satisfaictoiry
llts; then there were stori,-s in th'
!pap-rs intimating that, after al',
ce probably had been nlo tragedy
frie nds of' the supposed "deceas- d'
ame indignant, at, the "foul attacks
n their memories," et c., and strong
eseted insinuations that Tindatl and
rh had not met the fate claimed. A
le later Tindal's will, dated March
as tiled hu re with the JTudge of Pru
e, and thi., circumstnce causeda
ewalof guossip concerning thbe affair.
ever, th' people about here ap
ently decided to give the young men
benefit of the douubt and discussion
he affair was practicatlly at an end,
en arrives Rarclay Rush, whose sen
onal story revives interest in thi
ter and puts upon the lips of neatl'
ryone the question: "Where is Jack
dal; will he, too, return?"
A Clarendon Man in Trouble.
he Distric' Attorney, of Logan,
~a. wrolte a letter to Sheriff Gan
making inquiries about one WVil
n N Cotija, Jr., who is in jail charg
with murder. The letter is as foi
Logan. Utah. March 26. 1913.
riff of Clarendon County, s.
anting, Siiuth Cariulina.
ear Sir:-WAillam N. Cobia, Jr.
) up to about. four ,pars ago wasa
ident. ini your county, it in jail hecre
.red wi.h murder. I shall greati:
trecate yur kindness if t on can Iziri
some information as :0 hts pet Iif,
Iparticularly with rne-ferience to hia
utatioin as to) being quar~relsom.- o
ceable Was he a drinking mn,
if so. wa. he quarrelsome whet
ler the influe ace of liquor?
am unabie to give you the name 0
town where he lived, but A. G
borg. a Magisrtrate, andi C. W
ich, a State Senator f:iom your coiun
may be ab'e to tell you something~
rut him. If .u can, howeve r, with.
,too nueh tr-ouble, I snould appre
te our giting me information oh
aed from other sources than front
se two gentlemen. as I have alreaQ
n a stat emetnt signe-d by t hemi.
hanking yoiu in advance. and a'
ing you that I shall be pleased t<
i procate shiould the oppotrtunity evel
r, I beg to remain
Y'utrs t ruly.
ROY D. THATCHER.
Rev. L. A. Cooper's Affliction.
obnstofl, April6,--The boudy of Law
ce Cooper. the 11 year old son o
Rev, and Mrs. L. A. Cooper. o
tore was broughrt herec Sunday even
and Muontday at 11 o'click the in
ment wil; take plice at M: 0 ivi
Liera rce met. I i, l da'
ile at play in hi he ack yard of hi
ne. In some way he came in contae
,h a live wire as ir. crossedl a smnal
mwork upon which he was playing
ath ais instautaneous. For~ abou
-ee .eatrs Mir. Cooper wits pastor (I
-Sapust. churcb hiere aul the crntir
auily is held in great, love aid -est
all andi the d-rath of theit brigh
ang son is a sorr-ow to the pe'ople.
For Burns, Bruises and Sores.
['he quickest and surest cute fo
rs, bruises, boils, sotres. inllammtatri1
i all skin diseaces is Bucklen's Araiec
lye. In four dars it cured L. H~
fin, of Iredell, Trex . of a sore on bi
kle which pained him so he coub
rdv walk. Should be in every hou-o
1.. 95.. rcnomm...mld by all clrmn
Clarendon Coanty Pension Roll Year 1M.
k S J Bowman, Manning; 9 W D
Evans, New Zion; P T Floyd, Turbe
v-lit-; J W Corbett, N-w Zion; W C
Venninga, M:nninz: J J Holladay. For
eston: R J Wells.
W H1 H fof'hs, New Sion; J J Jef
fords, Alcolu; H E Robinson, Seloc.
( lss C. No 1-$48.
W N Coker, Bethlehem; Jeptha
.1 Floyd. New Z ou; E J Green, New Zion;
W W Hickman, New Zion; J C Ho.le,
Ma0nn ing: Jo-.'Iph W H.'dgeo, Manning;
S W Kirton. F-'r-ston: W J Robinson,
Sordan; S R Tobia-.. Jordan.
5 Class C. No. 2-822.10
t J W Ardis Pinewood: J J Bragdon,I
I Manuiuv: S Y Barnes. Forestou; J GI
I B.,swell. Foreso n .N B Barrow, Work
5 man; Jo-eph W Barrow, New Zion;
J W BroAder, Mannirn-; Rienard B.
Billupz, Sumtmert-n; P B Drii4gers,
Manniug; D C Dson. Manninw; C C
DuB'-st', M'tinio-; Noah RFlord, Lke
- :it: W X Fton. Alcolu; J P Floyd,
Sardinia: H M G'itoin. Mauning; W W
Ge nun .s, Pmxvilie: J T Gi e--o, Turb
vilie; .J W Gr.ffu. l-nxviiie; R J Ged
dinags. Pin. wood: R W Gre, n, Turbe
i viue-; Isaac H tl.-, Fores-oo: J W Han
I ce1. BI otivilie; 11 R H. dze, Man
nin; T G June, Jordau: T W Jones,'
1 .nninig; R C Lwt-key, Paxvi.le; T A
i VieE veen. Turb,-ville; T M Miims,
P newood; J A Montgomery. Greel%
ile; R R Park, Alolu: Samue. Par
Ker. J.>rdau; iLobeit Rd;.:ewav, Man
niun; P E Ridgw-tat Mauning; C W
Rndus-. Fo'e.on; W N Stutes. For
estou; J B Sturke"t, Marninz; J G11
Spie.ner, Alcolu: Charles W Timmons. 1
B oomville; J B Tindal. D avis Statioa;!
J F Tobias, Manoing; A A Thames, I
Manuing; John Welch, Se-loc; James B
Walker, Green J White.
Class C. No 3.-48.00.
Vt-rline Burns. Workman; A I Bell, 4
Manoine; S J Gardner, Jordan; S J
.\1elett. Turbeville; E S McLaughlin,
Jordan; S A Nu son, Manning; Mary E 4
Ride-way, F.'re-4on; Marv E Wise,
.lanning; S U Wi.iams. Manning.
Class C. No. 4 -$22 01
Sarah Anderson, Leonora Ard, Jor- 4
di r; S V An re-ws, Mary J Alsbro.uk,
Manning; A Bo kin. New Zion; Y H
Broad way. W. S. Broad way, S L Bar- 4
raneau, Alco!u; E V Baker. New Zion;
Emily Beard, Seloc; Fannie E Barwick
NI M Bagnal, Manning; Mary E Buddin 4
Susan R Beateson. Foreston; Margaret
A Coker. Seloc; E V Childers, Jordan;
Maria Cook, Manninu; R M A Cobia. 4
Manning; Mary J Clarv, Alcolu: S A
Canitev. N-w Zion; M R F Corbett..
Margaret Corhett., St Paul; Trucy T 4
Driggers, Alcolu; Juliana DuBose,
SeLIe; Ma6t Ann Du Bose. New Zion;
Martha E Evans, New Zion; J A Gil- 4
mote. M-aning; Ellen J Gowdy, L'ike
Cikt; T A G -ddings, Paxvillee; Re
bt-cca Gibbons, New Zion. E M floge, 4
Manning: Charity A Haley, Jordtn:
Fannie- H.-Iliday, Manning; Mary J
Hodge New Z on; Sarah R Hudson 4
Manining: Mary Jane Hodge, Manning:
Eiza A Huggins. Manning; Kezziah
Kolb, Martha S Keelley Summeiton:4
r C Lowder. Wilson; Mary J Lewis.
Manuicii; Victoria Morris. Turbeville;
Mary E Mahony, Summertoo:- L A 4
Morris, S A Osban, Seloc; S E Pack,
A!co'u; E E LUicbbourg, M A Richard
son, Summerton; S E Shorter, Summer 4
tont; Hartett L Setzer, Manning; H A
Strange, Manning; M J Sqrange, Jane
Tobias, D E Tucker, Foreston;. H T 4
Timmons. Seloe; Isthella Welch, Seloc
Ole-ora We-ks Pinewool; Margaret
Wilder, Bethlehbem; M K' Young, Man
eine; Back pension 1912of M JStrange
To The Women of Clarendon County.
Editor Manning Times:4
At the last meeting of the Clarendon
County Medical Asseciation it was de
e-lard to off'-r the go--d women of Clatr- 4
t-tiitiu c unty an o,,port uuity of aiding
in the erectiomn ot an appropriate
mnum~ent, to Lbe great Dr James I
Marion Sims, the native South Caro
linan whose nioneer work and wonder
ft achie-vements did niore for the re- A
litef of suffering women than any one
man in 'he history of the worla. Let
tne- good mothers, wives and daughters. -
of this countyv pause for a moment and
redetct thba.. wben affliction comes upon
th~em and they call in the faithful tam- 4
ils phielk-au,'the se-rvice he is enabled
to renoder in the wa.y of affording re-lief
is in a large mea.'ure due to the work 4
o.f Marion Sims. His fame is co-existent
with civilization and acientific attain
mient throng bont the world. South Car- 4
olina. the State that gave Marion Sims a
'0 tnet world. has not done what she:
suiiou d to publicly honor his memory. 4
[i. is not suggestted that, it is the duty.
of1 the wo.men, a kind of obligation rest
ing upon them, to have a part in the 4
movement now on foot to erect an ap
propriate memorial in this State, but
rahe-r that it is a priviiege they are4
Born of humble .parentage in the
backwoods of Lancaster district, South 4
Carto ina, \larion Sims studied medicine
in Lcharleston, and after practiCing his
proft-ssion for a time he went to Ala- 4
bamia, hut his achieve ments soion car
ri.-d nimn to broad.-r fieds After wvortC
ine for a time in New York he went 4
abroad to fiznd tbat his f~m.- had pre
odeil him to L.oudon, Paris, Libson,
Briusse-is, Berlin, Vienna, Rome, Mad- 4
rid, ann St. Peters-burg. In every city
tie found bimse-lf siught after, not only
by the patients he could benefit, but by. 4
the leading! members ef his own pro
fession. whO were anxious to pty trib
u.te to his wonde-rful ge-niu< As has
bnso webl said by auoh-r, "W bat
a ttan.sition from the log c..bin of th'
poor fairmer- in Lancaster oistrict to
the palace o1 Siint Cloud, where he
was a i.uest. of Emperir Napoieon III.
t:,e tr-usieil physician of the Empress.
as he was, to the bieet and lowest of
hose who so.ught relief at his hands in
any part of Eur ope. ,*.* .* Begiuning -
his marvelous c-areer in Laucaster, S
C , he- be came i be father of gynaecole: '
atud th.- mo-i. widely known surgeon the -
bhe worid has ever seen.
Maui years ago, in Shushan the pal
aee. King Ahasuerus asked the que-s- *
tio, "What, shall he done to the man
whom the king delighteth to honor?"
Iu the case of Marion Sims, whom -
kingsanid empero)rsdelighlted to honor. -
it, is tow proposed to erect in this Stcate -
an imposing memorial that wil: tell to
Seuerations y et unicorn that we of this
groeratioin at beast had some apprecia
tion of ih-, worth and merits of the
ereate.,t so ever born to grand old
Ary one inclined to avail herself. or -
h~m-elf, of th-: privilege thus offered
miay contribute any amount desired
Se-nd contributions to Dr WV. Scott
Haivin, Manninaz, S. C., who will see
that all funds contributed are properly
-applied to the purpose intended.
1' ~ A. S. TODD, M. D.
Pr-ogram for Womans' Mitssionary
Society of the Methodist church.
Thu riiuy April 17th, at 5 o'clock
Pjeu:se nose change of date on account
of Fiebli Dav.
1. Piraise'God from whom all bles
:2. M1editation on God's word--James
5:-11. .\lrs J. H. Orvyin.
r Prayer-.\rs. WV G. King.
i Br azil-M rs G. P Watson.
SSolo--Mrs. J. WV. Rig by.
.(haracteristics and Possibilities of
s the Mouutaineers-Mrs. C. R. Sprott.
I Our Debt to the lndian-Mrs. S. L.
-Cii'aing Hymn-Sow in the morn thy
Why not order your Sheet Music
from Till & Harris. We have any
thing you want: 25c Music for 15e.
50c. Music for 25c., postpaid. Phone
690 Sumter, S. C.
Itch relieved in 30 minutes by Wool
ford's Sanitary Lotion. Never fails.
Sold by Dickson Drug Co., d-uggists.
For Sale-One Fire-Stone Columbus,
19142 Model; also one Cadillac.. 1911
Model, Touring Cars. For informa
ion write, W. Buitman, Sumter, S. C.
5 or 6 doses 666 will break any case
>f Chills and Fever; and if taken then
is a tonic the Fever will not return.
Anything you want in sheet music
3. I. Till has it. All 25c. music 15c.
i0c. music 25c. by mail postpaid. This
lepartment is in charge of Mrs. W. F.
)ucker, phone 690 Sumter, S. C.
Sweet Potato Plants-Three Million
ancy Hall and Pumpkin Yam Potato
?Iants ready for April and May deliv
ry Price $1.50 per M , over Five M.
1 40. R. D Altman, Wauchula, Fla.
Buy your frost proof cabhage plants
rom F. S. CANNON. Meggett's. S. C.
.000 to 4000 at S1 25, 5000 to 9000 at
.00. 10.000 to 15,000 at 90 cents. Spe
'al prices on larger orders and satis
Our New Moline Ch
I Cotton and C
Also a full li
Two-horse Blue Bir
p die Bursters and
For Buggies, Surf
9 see us. Terms and i
1 10-12-14 S
SNew shipment of To
keag Gingham in new
SAlso a new line of
Sing Ratines, Voils, F
SWe are showing the
goods fresh from the
SWe would be pleasei
IR. R. JE
! WHAT IT'S N1
A Trust Company shouli
Simplhes-a Trust Company.
,administer trusts than the .p
pany is equipped for active,
SASK FOR THE YI
-~ INylsFamily Remet
every ill. Absolutely guara
Cough Medicine for Clpuren.
Too much care cannot be used in E
lecting a cou:gb medicine for chi:dre
It should be pleasant to take, contain i
harmful substance and be most effet
ual. Chamberlain's Couah Rermei
meets these requirements and is a I
vorite with the mothers of voune ch
dren every where. For sale by all de,
Any and all persons without pro
er written authority are hereby fo
bidden from entering for any pu
pose whatever upon the lands of ti
undersigned company wherever ti
same may be situated in the count
and especiallv lands in Santee Rivi
Swamp. All unauthorized huinti.
and fishing upon said lands are her
by particulairly prohibited.
SAXTEiR RIVER CYPRE LumDER C
By M. W. Seabrook. Attorney.
Sumter. . C., April 4th, 1913.
Noticep is hereby given that a Teac
er's examnation will be head at tI
coIrt house in Manning Friday May
1013, beginning promptly at 9 o'cloc
Every one who has not a valid cerii
cate, or who expects to teach shou
Eake this examination.
k sJ. BROWNE. Co. Supt. Ed.
ainless and Gear-e
ne of their
i Plows and Mid
Parts for same.
es. Wagons, Etc.,
T JENKINSON'8 I
e-dunard and Amos
hite Goods, includ
axons and the new
strongest line of Em
town -new stylish
Ito have you inspect
Ibe exactly what its name
As such, is fitted better to
ivate individual. This comn
efficient service. Try ia;
~LLOW PACKAGE. e
ies you can find a cure for
uteed. For sale only by (
Claretidon County Schools Field Day Exa er
0 To Be Held at
Manning Friday, April 18th, 1913.
1. Opening Exercises, 10:30 A. M.
2. Song, "America."
- Declamations. Open to girls only. One from each schooL
Selection must not exceed five minutes.
p. Declamation Contests. Open to boys !only. One from each
school. Selection must not exceed five minutes.
e Spelling. Grade 2. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book I, Pages
1 through 32.
Grade 3. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book I, Pages 33'
Grade 4. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book I, Pages 52
Grade 5. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book II, Pages 1.
- through 32.
Grade 6. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book II. Pages 33,
e t*rade 7. Hunt's Progressive Course. Book II, Pages 60,
Grade 8. Payne's Common Words Commonly Misspelled.
Pages 1, through 36.
Grade 9. Payne's Common Words Commonly. Misspelled,
Pages 37, through 72.
Grade 10. Payne's Common Words Commonly Misspelled,
Page's 73. through 121.
Reading. Grade 1. Wheeler's Primer.
Adv. 1. Wheeler's First Reader.
Grade 2. Wheeler's Second Reader
Grade 3. Stepping Stones to Literature-Third .Reader.
Grade 4. Hill's Fourth Reader.
Grade 5. Hill's Fifth Reader.
Grade 6. Riverside Selections for Sixth Grade.
Grade 7. Riverside Selections for Seventh Grade.
Manual Contests. Sewing Quilt Scraps. To be made on Field
Day by girls under 14 years.
Apron. To be made before Field Day under Teacher's super
vision by girls over 14 years.
Best Loaf of Bread.
Best Loaf Cake.
Best Pound of Butter.
Wood-work. Things to be brought in by the boys.
Taale, Axe-helve, Bread-board. Chicken Coop, Book-shelf.
Dinner 1 to 2 O'clock.
For Girls- For Boys
1. 50-Yard Dash.. . 1. 50-Yard Dash (12 years or under)
2. Basket Ball Throw. 2. 100-Yard Dash (over 12 years).
3. Hoop race. 3. Three legged Race.
4. Hopping Relay Race. 4. Standing Broad Jump.
5. Running High Jump.
Girls. , Boys.
Basket Ball Game. Base Ball Game.
1. Each school is entitled to one entry for each grade In spell
ing and reading.
2. No pupil will be permitted to enter more than one Literary
3. Eatrance into Literary Contests will not debar from Ath
letic or Manual Gontests.
4. The names of contestants, with the events for which they
are entered. must be sent to Miss Katherine M. Richardson,
Manning, S. C., not later than April 12.
We hope to present a banner to the country school winning
Sthe most prizes. No high school elligible.
Every body is invited and urged to come and bring well-filled
baskets. Instead of attempting to serve dinner as it was done
last year, the group or community plan has been adopted. This
will not necessitate any tables, and much time can be saved.
PLAN!i THEiN ACT.
Many people plan their whole lives to have a Bank
account and then leave this world without so much as
to start one. 4
Planning isn't worth anything unless followed by+
action. ~ rrnyoanwe.
Good intentionsneeanyoayw r.
Make your plans to stalrt an aecount with us this
week and back up your plans with action.
Bank of Turbevile,
Garden Planting. I
Wood's Imported Prolific Bush Lima Beans. $
Wood's Imported Prolific Pole Lima Beans. +
Wo'sEarliest Red Valentine Bush Beans.
SWood's German Black Wax Bush Beans.
Burfee's Stringless Green Pod Bush Beans.I
Wood's Kentucky Wonder Pole Beans.
Wood's Black Eye Ram's Horn Peas.
Harsford's Market Garden Bush English Peas.
Bliss Everbearing Bush English Peas.
Wood's Hiawatha Sugar Corn.
Stowell's Evergreen Sugar Corn.
Country Gentleman Surgar Corn.
.+ Wood's Hickory King Field Corn.I
- Wood's Golden Dent Field Corn.
Dwarf Essex Rape. Fine for Chickens, Cows and Hogs.
The above Seeds are sold from bulk. They are all
Sfrom the well known Seedsman. T. W. Wood & Sons.
SWOOD'S SEED POTATOES 45c. PECK.
A fine assortment of Seeds in packages and papers.6
Peanuts, Millets and Sorghums will be on sale this week.
Come see us, we'e got everything you want.
TH MANNING GROCERY CO.
'- BEST QUAL.ITY. EXPERT WORKMANSHIP.
L. WETHIERHiORN & SON,
SManufacturers of CYPR ESS.
DOORS, SASH AND BLINDS, 4.
Charleston. S. C.
9 Prompt Deliveries. Estimates Furnished.