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A Oar of That Celebrated
AMERICAN WIRE FENCE
Now in our Warehouse.
Our usual, Strong Lines
of Merchandise now
more complete than
A hearty welcome awaits
MANNING HARDWARE COMPANY.
We have been doing business with the people of
Clarendon County all of our lives. We know their
needs, and their is no GENERAL STORE in Sumter or
elsewhere better equipped to supply the trade. We in
vite !he fa'rmers especially to visit our store * with our
assurance of polite attention from competent salesmen.
For many years we have set the pace in the GEN
ERAL MERCHANDISE line in this city, because we
especially cater to the business of the farmer; by always
keeping FULL and COMPLETE lines of those things
that are needed on the farm and in the household.
Our business has grown in volume, because we have
built it upon the ROCK BED FOUNDATION of giving
of giving quality and quantity. Our patrons do business
with us because of the- confidence they have in our deal
ings with them, and the interest we manifest in securing
for them the very LOWEST PRICES for the goods they
h ave to buy, and, thE HEG HEST PRICES that can be ob
tamned.for the products of their farms,
THE FALL TRADE is on and we have prepared
especiidly for it by going on the markets and selecting a
large an4l assorted line o[
hpY GOODS, SHOES, CLOTH ING, NOTIONS, HARD
WARE, and in fact, we have in our store everything
needed in the home for man, woman or 'child. Our store
may 'be called the COMPLETE STORE, and -we cordially
inyite you to come to see us. -
COTTON = = COTTON.
.3 are buyers of the FLEECY STAPLE and pay
* y HIGHEST PRICES as is demonstrated daily
- facti that FARMERS from all over'CLARENDON
T ~HER COUNTIES bring their cotton to us, and
mza~ fof tbem ship from their railroad station, and
SSEND US THEIR SAMPLES RELYING ON AND
HAVING CONFIDENCE IN THE PRlCES WE WILL
Buy;Your Goods From US-Sell Your Cot
ton To us.
SU MT ER,. - S. C.
Stop 4nd Think.
A -ute before buying and paying
$20.00 more for a Range of the very same
quality that we sell.
is known throug hout the Southern States
as the RANGE without an 'equal- Asbestos
Lined. Malable Steel-A wonderful fuel
Come in and see
Putting It Clearly.
"Rastus, what's a alibi?" "Dat's
provin' dat yoh was at a prayermeet
in' whar yoh wasn't, in order to show
dat yoh wasn't at de crap-game whar
After all, for companionship and gen
eral utility, It would be a good deal
better to be cast away on a desert
island with an expert burglar than
vith a dull preacher.-4ftk.
When She Wakes Up.
Once a woman realizes that It Is a
very awkward and wasteful methed
to wash dishes with the drainboard on
her right and the dishes piled on her
left, she will have the drainboard
changed to her left and stack her
dishes on 'the right side where they
will be most quickly get-at-able. And tf
the will go at her disuiwashing job
with the idea of eliminating every
minute of 'waste-labor, she will also
quickly learn the importqice of ad
justing her ,dishpan to the right
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;I JO; *0Eld L41 ION
Words of Cheer.
"I sometimes wonder if life Is
worth living," mused the pessi
mist. "It is," replied the optimist.
"It is worth living much better than
most of us live it."-Lippincott's.
/ Feline Amer.ity.
"My husband," she said, "always
wants me to look my best, no matter
what the cost." "Well," her friend
replied, "one can hardly blame him for
feeling as he does."-Chicago Record
A $5.00 S
SCase will bi
e Suit ordere<
8 and ending
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SOR OR FABRIC. Con
841 North, M4
The Counts Treasurer's Omfce will
be open for collection of taxes for 1913
on 15th October 1913, and close 15th
March 1914. Following are the tax
levies: State tax 5* mill, Ordinary
County 44 mills, Court House and
Count'v Bonds 11 mills, School Tax 1
mill, ~Constitutional School 3 mills.
Special School District 1. 5 raills. 2.
3 mills, 3. 6 mills, 5 3 mills, 74 mills,
9. 10 3-4 mills, 10. 3 mills, 11. 2 millIs,
13. 4 mills, 14. 4 mil is,; 15. 8 mills. 16.
8 mills, 1'. 4 mills. 18. 2 mills. 19. 10;
20. 131 mills, 21 3 milks 22. 9 mill
24. 4 mills. 25 8 mills, 26. 8 mills. 27I
6 mills. 28. 8 mills. 29. 4 mills. 30. 6
mills. 31 2 mills, 32. 2 millk, 33. 21
mills. 53 4 miL.\VL,
I ('County Tr"asurer.
-OvE'S TAST ELlisS cai:1 T">N C. arousest..
:er, drives out Malaria and builds up the sys
-a. A sure Appetizer and aid to digestion. S~c
Women swallow at one mouthful
the lie t~iat flatters and drink drop by
drop the truth that is bitter.-D~g
3 S HOLfl0Sou d 3 G135d S. O.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve
Th. es ac V6 alai The World .
SALCOHOL 3 PER CENT.
n tesDigsm ion
Apa Fma fo
Exact Copy of Wrapper.
I from us be
em Millsto Man, eliminati
ss to guarantee to duplii
uming output-of mills'!
arantee..Perfect sat isf
NO W E
IFur sai- &'s al Vih&eh
Go torthe aunt, thou new wife-con
der her pies and be wse-Judge.
Iafla or Chills& Fever
rescripton No. 666 is prepared especially
r MALARIA or CHILL.S & FEVER.
~eor ai doses wilbreak any case, and
eturn. It acts on. the liver better than
.a1o..: .a ..d.es*-gipo~e. ks2ru.
For Infants and Ch~den,
[he Kind'You Have
I -PANT. UW C UPAU?. NEW
FREE by us
ng the'middleman's profi
ate any $25 to $40 valti
How could your little
action, Saving you half o1
SRough and Dressed Lumi
Siding, MouldingJs Sh
And Composition R
ment, Plast er Pa~
Plaster, Fire lH
Pipe, And A Full Line~
Al h1 K i. 'is . h8 la,
And All Kinds Of
Booth-iHa-by Live S
EEtral TLnmber Co. -
Who Buys the Next War?
Civilization has at least advanced to
the point where a war c-nnot be pre
cipitated withcut -onsultog the mon
ey powers of the world.-St. Louis
Definition of a Flirt.
A flirt is a rose from which every
body takes a petal, the thorns remain
for the future husband.
Because perseverance is so difficult,
even when supported by the grace of
God, thence is the valre of new be
ginnings. For new beginnings are the
life of perseverance.-E. B. Pusey.
How It Struck Elsie.
Little Elsie, sitting ir a street car
opposite a man with t-vitching eyelids,
whispered to her moiher. "Mamma,
that poor man has the hiccups in his
In- Effective Disguise.
An ingenious convict who recently
escaped from jail at Lydenburg, South
Africa, was captured on - farm where
he was masquerading as a policeman
In search of himself.
Spain's Great Industry.
Spain annually uses the huge quan
tity of 275,000 tons of grapes for the
making of other products than wine.
Altogether Too Strmnuous.
There is a man whose wife makes
him get up so often to- hunt burglars
that he says he is going to let her
get a divorce and marry a night watch
'stesqnS p.ieH puolN -L.
t. enables us through
e at $15. ANY COL
tailor compete with
- refund your money.
AITIE)R, S. C.
*r F'10looig, Ceiling,an
ingles. Lathie. Metland
)ofie. Lime. (Co
rs. Ibird WallI
ri'ck. and Clay,
of BuiIling .\I ater'ial OL
, G raiu .\lixed 1"00OS
H~orse, Cow. Ilog
s. XIIld RellidieS
tock Co., And Cen- 0
-- - Sumter, S. C.
yield immediately to Sloan'sIUn
iment. It relieves aching and
swollen parts instantly. Reduces
izing pain. Don't rub-it pene
gives quick relief from chest and
throat affections. Have you tied
Sloan's? Here's what others say:
Rdhf from Rou.fi
"My mother has used one 60c. bottle
ot.loai's liniment, and although she
is over 8 years of age. sbe has ab
tae t relieom her rheuma
tla"-r&H Lbndelef. Gdroy. CaL
cood for Cold mad Croup
"A little boy next door had croup. I
gave the mother Sloan's Lniment to
try. She pve him three drops on sugar
before going to bed. and he go tht.
out the mornn
"Sloan's lniment is the best edi
eie in the world. It has reNeved me
of neuralgi. Tbos pains have allito
and I can yorUintdd
AtaDlso.P2. 0Se.& $LO0
Sloan's Iuastr.3ee atm
Horses at free.
RDL S,5lI S ,1a, BWR N
Is again ready to show yi
Cloaks for Misses and Childr
only way you can gain an ide
are showing separate Skirts.
Just received, everythin
New Draped Effects-New F
Novelty Check and other Nei
in extra sizes.
Special BargAins in Mes
American Beauty and Fresh
Pretty Serge and Silk D
Is now in fall bloom,, as:
we have added a good many:
Up Creations. . You are spec
Hats to us. You will undoul
A fresh lot of Ne'w Dress
your special wants for your
well as your church or Visitil
Try our Selby Shues for
not done so before. You wil
Our Men's Department a
have a value-givinig lot of Me
still carry the Eclipse Shoes
this town and county. Try 1
We are glad tio have you
New Men's Velvet and S
When you want a well Milli
prepared to furnish as nice a linaeo
and the work turned out by us is gl
Our Miscs Brown is a Millin
wouid respectfully urge upon the I
SCome to our Stab
just arrived. We are prep
lot of stock that has been
many a year. Come now al
+ As there has been osud
ad vertisemeurs. I beg to call attent
* Isr. Thbe adverr isement has no
+ CAkSH in MONEY.
: 2nd. Drugs and Patent. Medicine
+ are not includeu in this advertisem
+ 3rd. Only on" advertisement can
$ 4th. At least one article as25c.
+ aggregatingt 25c. are not permnissat
+ 5th. We prefer that you PERSO
* th. Our object is to push our SI
+ We thank you for past business a
your valued patronage.
We Pay Higher
~ Don't give your profits away-ship
mroney next day. We pay highest pri
Beeswax, Tallow and old Metals, old
mi ent now. Send for Price List.
At war with ourselves mer C
truest hippiness we can have..- .
The sily.erson Is the o
idlImer than oneselt
The woman who Is looking frr
ble neiw haa-my tM left Is which
td guurch for pleasure. -
Poor K#id. of Sport.
"legers Is -a bit of- a spo-mt,
bet her "If goingOf onwild go2e
ses-s..bees a fellow ane, h:
Recipe foe Happiness.
If ye0 want to be continuonsy tap
py youamint know when to be bft.n,
when to Ye deatend when to be 4':.
-A girl Is not necessarily cut - a
prima donna just because she i hard
"One of.do things daf mo' -
mej' said Rev. Johnsengha, m
whar Eve got dat needle an' m-id
sew'dem figleaf aprons wId'
Unguietic Telephone Operatc;.
Telephone operators In .!gyp.
fequired. to speak .English, Fvae,
ftalian. Greek and Arabic.
- cAccountng~for it:
"I see- your friends have been de
ing softe- hard mountafn climbirn o
late.". "Yes; didn't you notce in
pske. look about them?'
Thu commoner Wre let ourselvesz '>s.
sote the more. tfiere is to Jedtet
)U more New Ladie's Suits a- d
n.. A visit to this store is the
a of the styles and quality. V "
that is New in Fall Skiris
sh Skirts. Materials are Serg1
9Fabrics. We also have them
salge' Petticoats. Colors ar0
reen; also Black-from $1.
esses inthe veryjatest styles
ou -will see at a glance, . tha
few Shapgs and Newly Mario
isry requested toall and ta:k
jtedly receive real vatuable in
Goods in which you will fir"i
children's sehooL dresses as
Ladies and Misses if you have
Inever want to wearany other
so deserves attention, as n
ans and Youth's Clothing. ar.d
which are worn by many ;a
his Shoe before making youw
nsect our merchandise,
k Tiesjust received.
ered Hat come to see us. We are
Milliner'y as ay tore-in thiSseeticL
aaeed to please.
r of experience, and taste, and V.
dies to cal[ on us and inspect 01:
n MOIuIer'y St ,
- MANNING, S.C
es and .look at the ~
lot of -/
red to show you the'cleanest
brought to this market ijn z
d make your selection.7
stnding about the meaning of the- -
ion to the following:
LRADE VALUE. Its VALIUE
and strietly Medicinal Preparatio
at, the DIKE -LINE EXCEPTED.
be used at one time.
ust be purchased. Small artici
ALLY present the advertisemen
d earnestly solicit a continuance -
t Cash Prices for
irct to as by eps and get your.
es forgree andd hdes of all kind
Rubber and Furs. Tryus wjth ashlr
NA HIDE & JUNK CO.)
CH'LS. i T'NM S. C*