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\1ANNING, S. C., JULY 1, 1914
RUT-CHAPTER, NO. 40,
ROYAL ARCH MASONS
Regular Meeting. Second Men
day in'Each Monh
RzON DURANT, FRED IBE5SK
High Friest. Secrtary.
Manning ChapterNYo. 19
"Order or Eastern S t ar.
ar Meeting, First Tuesday
in each Month.
(mrs.) W. C. DA's. W. B.
Miss LUry JonssosT, Sec.
Fine quality heavy China
-Decorated in gold-Has
the word '-Ice Water" in
Old English gold letters on
side. Special over-lapping
lip to prevent ice falling
intoglass. Holds four quarts
Price, 95c. Each.
Manning Grocery Co.
Mutual Girl.tonight, Wednesday.
Hirschmann's big sale opens Satur
All business houses wvill be closed
In Manning Monday.
Mr. Chas. Knot of Beaufort was al
visitor here this week.,
Mr."C. R. Breedin bas returned from
a few days stay in Anderson.
This Is the last day for making town
tax returns withoutthe penalty.
Waterworks or no waterworks, you
will now have the opportunity of voting
on the question.
Mayor A. C. Bradham left last
Thursday evening for a brief vacation
a Black Mountain N. C.
Died Sunday "Unice" the . three
months and two weeks old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Wingate.
Judge Ernest Gary after a long ill
ness passed away yesterday at his home
iuoolumbiaat the age o255 yar.
Mr. David Silverman of Kingstree
hs been spending a few days with his
brother-in-law Mr. Aaron Abramns.
Attention is directed to the annouce
ans of Mr. Clarence H. Mathis who
K. s-acandidate forthie office of Judge of
When a young lady defends a yong
'~;mar. rom the chargre of pourn sugar
noher ear, she has it sure
Departed this life on the evening of
Jne 16th, Mr. J. R, Kolb near Pine
, wood after an illness of about thtre
Attention is directed to the an
~Voucement of L. L. Wells who is a
saodidate for re-election as County
r. and Mrs. J. L. McLeod and Mr.
and H. H. Bradham went through the
'~constry today to Lancaster to hear the
Weare informed the amount raised
bhe recent meetings conducted by
Mc MLendon was 81.0010 but of this
Siary $400 was for expenses.
~"The Wfoman's Missionary Society
k5 , vlmeet next Friday 3rd inst., at the
* Mtoitchurch, at 5 o'clock p. m.
A ull attendance la requested.
The friends of Mr. Joel E. McFaddin
S8ardinia, will regret to learn that
be is quite ill, and that his relatives
re uneasy about his condition.
The Methiodist church at Paiville,
will observe Children's Day Sunday
afternoon, July 5th, at 5 o'clock. The
public is cordially invited to attend.
- .Remember every white citizen re
siding in Manning township will have
to enroll in the book of one of the clubs
hManning. He cannot enroll else
22Young couple without children wants
board in private family by July 10th.
References exchanged. George Hugh
- are, Carolina Life Insurance Agey.,
> Mr. Julien Scarborough of Summer
ton, recently graduated at Yale with
the distinction of getting on the honor
-roll, which means much at such an in
As one result of the revival services,
applications for membership in the
different churches of Manning and the
surrounding country reached a grand
total of 108.
*Married last Wednesals.y evening in
the Methodist church at Bennettsville,
-Mr. Julius Leon Brogden:,of Brogden's,
ano Miss Estelle Lucile Moore, Rev.
Peter Stokes performed the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wideman have
returned from their honey moon trip
and are just like any other married
folks-they were bride and groom a
very short time ago but now they are
Died at Bloomville last Thursday,
Mrs. Tessie Drose, wife of Mr. Leroy
Drose aged about 30 years. The funer
al took place at Oak Grove church Fri
day. Rev. W, T. Patrick conducted
Married on the evening of the 17th
Inst.. in the Presbyterian church at
Mayesville, Mr. Thomas Ervin Ch'and
ler, of Newberry and Miss Ethel Mae
Wingate. Rev. R. L. Grier tied the
When the unveiling takes place on
the 15th, every man woman and child
in the county should be present. Re
member the date July 15th, will be
Clarendon's day to honor the heroes of
the days of 61-65.
Married in the Baptist church last
Sunday afternoon, M:-, Horace Murch
inson Thomas, and Miss Mary Galilard
Mcteod. The groom is the eldest son
of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Thomas. and the
bride the eldest daughter of Mrs. Sue
McLeod. Rev. J. A. Ansley perform
ed the ceremony.
All places of business, stores etc.,
will be close4 on Monday July 6th, to
observe the 4th. which fell on Satur
day this year. The telephone ex
change will be closed from 10 o'clock a.
m. to 5 o'clock P mu.
Married at Greenville S. C., Mr.
Norman Daniel, and Miss Frances
Evelyn Pack, a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles H. Pack. The bride has
a number of relatives in Clarendon
where her father and mother were
born and reared.
Miss Augusta Appelt left last Mon
day night for Gainesville Ga., to take a
special course in music at Brenau Col
lege. Miss Appelt is very muclh in
love with her profession and continues
her studies with a view of fitting her
self to better instruct her pupils.
Married last Thursday afternoon by
Rev. Dr. Wilson, pastor of the Luther
an church of Sumter, Mr. Harry D.
Bell, and Mrs. Wilhelmina Y. Ducker.
The bride is well known to many in
Clarendon, she was before her first
marriagesa Miss Bultman, and her par
ents many years ago lived in Manning.
The following have contributed to
the cemetery fence: Mrs. Louis Appelt
1.00, Mr. Joe Dickson 5.00, A.c. Davis
1.00, Mr. Aaron Weinberg .50, Mr.
D. M. Bradham 5.00, Mr. F. P. Ervin
5.00, Mr. L. H. Harvin 5.00. Dr. Frank
Geiger 5.00, Mr. Joseph Sprott -10.00,
Mr. F. L. Wolfe 2.00, Dr. J. A. Cole
Mr. S. J. Clark left Monday for Pen
sacola Fla., called hither on account of
the desperate illness of his brother Mr.
W. H. Clark who has been a resident
f Florida many years. He is the eld
est son of the late W. J. Clark, and he
has living in Manning his brother
Mr. H. D. Clark, and his sister Mrs.
ouis Appelt, at Davis Station Mrs. P.
B. Thames, and a brother Dr. Plumer
Manning will have water works and
sewerage if the people will vote for
this improvement. This will be the
greatest undertaking ever attempted
in this town, and it deserves the most
areful consideration. $40.000 will be
!pent in the enterprise, and every cit
izen should give the matter his best
tought. Read the notice of election
from the town council printed else
Enroll on the club book in the club
iistrict as fixed by the executive -com
ittee with your full name. Remem
ber initials will not answer, those who
ave signed with their initials should
go back and sign over again. The man
who stops to argue the wbys and where
rores of the enrollment requirement is
aisting his time in useless discussion.
Lhe thing to do is to comply with the
rules whether you like it or not.
Rev. B. P". McLendon after his ar
luous labors in.Manning for the past
bree weeks left'for his home' at Ben
mettsville yesterday morning, and his
singer Mr. Marshall left the evening
>efore for Union, they will join each
fther at Lydia where Mr. McLendon
will conduct a series of meetings, and
ready plans are being made for his
riendsin this town and county to visit
im at Lydia to testify their devotion
for the man who done so much for this
It is the honest duty of every secre;
ary to encourare every person entitled
o enroll, but it is rumored there is one
:lob where notices bave been sent to
*we persons and others ignored, if
is is true it is wrong, and it will be
vposed as the meeting of the execu
ive committee, and those 'who! have
tot been able "to catch the man with
,he book" will be enrolled even though
will-'require an order from a circuit
udge. Let Clarendon come clean and
ive to every man equal rights.
There is-nothing like going after it,is
, motto of D, Hirschmann. When busi
ess begins to lag, he puts into opera
ion a scheme by which he attracts the
noney out of its hiding like a magnet
i.ttracts a-mineral substance. Hirsch
ann has put on a July clearance sale
t which he proposes to dispose of a
arge proportion of his stock prior to
wing to market for fall goods. This
will be an opportunity for everybody to
halie themselves loose from their cash
his sale begins tomorrow and will be
ontinued for 20 days, but we would not
dvise thepeople to wait for the early
irds to get the best of the piekings.
In response to a question from Alco
u. Is a man who has been paroled by
he governor entitled to be enrolled on
Democratic club roll? We answer
'es. Provided he was not convicted of
crime which debars a man from cit
zenship, and the list of disqualiying
rimes are laid down in section 6 if ait
ie 2 of the constitution. We will al
so state that a man who was convicted
f selling liquor, or fighting and pa
.oled or even if he served time is not
leprived of his. rights of citizenship
d can be enrolled and vote both i
e primary and the general election.
We have the written opinion from the
ittorney general on this subject.
Mention was made last week about a
ony contest, some of our mer-chants
bad contracted~for; at the time, we had
igned a contract with the representa
bive of the concern to do the advertise
Lug, but it seems the young woman had
iso giver the same contract elsewhere.
When e ae came to us we told her that
we did not care for it, but after- listen
ing at her tale of a probable loss of job
we reluctantly consented to accept her
work, 't seems however, that she was
held to the contract signed before she
had ascertained where some of her pa
.rons desired their advertisements to
appear, and it was embarassing to her.
When we learned of this we did not
hesitate to sell her friends sheshould not
onsider us-at all, as we only yielded to
her entreaty to save her the loss of her
job, that we did not want to have a
part in the contest, and would not hold
her one minute. We did not solicit
her business, do not desire if, and glad
ly release her from the contract made
Judge Windham's Denial.
Bditor The Manning Times:
I notice in a letter published in last
week's Times signed 'C. M. Davis that
my name is mentioned as being in a
:cmpact with others to carry Clar en
don County for the Hon. Edward J.
Dennis, for Congress. I did not have
any conversation with Messrs. C. M.
Davis, L. S. Barwick, and Jos. E. Day
is, nor did I speak to Hon. Louis Ap
pelt on the day of the campaign meet
ing. I have never met Hon. Edward
J. Dennis. and did not know he was in
Manning the day the campaign party
was here, nor had I heard that he
would be a candidate for Congress un
til I saw his announcement in the News
and Courier. A party, the day after
the campaign meeting, asked me if I
had seen Mr. Dennis, to which
inquiry [ replied "I had not," then he
tod me that Mr. Dcnnis called at the
Judge of Probate offce, and finding
me enaged did not call in.
I make this statement to show how
basely untrue is the report that a com
pact had been formed by the persons
named in Hon. C. M. Davis' letter to
The Times last week. I would pay no
attention to this rumor evidently made
for some sinister purpose, had it not
been made more public through your
widely circulated newspape~r, and I
know Hon. C. M. Davis too well to
discreditthe statement he makes, that
this unfounded report is in circulation.
I regret that 1 did not have the
pleasure of meeting Hon. E. J. Dennis
when he was in Manning.
Congress-onal Campaign Meetings.
The County chairmen of the counties
comprising the First congressional
District have arranged the following
campaign meetings for candidates for
congress from this District:
Manning Tuesday July 7th.
Moncks corner Wednesday July 8.
Charleston Thursday July 9.
St. George Friday July 10.
Walterboro Saturday July 11.
Card of Thanks,
We 4ake this method of - returning
our thanks for the assistance rendered
during the sickness and our troubles
with our three children for the past six
weeks by the kind people and friends
of Turbeville. Especially do we thank
Miiss Pearl Wheeler, who has volun
teered her services for two nights.
May the great Diety ever guard .and
protect her through life, and all of tiue
eood people of Turbeville for their
kindness shoten during our afflictions
up to this time. .
MR and MRS. HUGH P. GIBBON.
The program for the unveiling of the
Clarendon County Confederate Monu
ment, will begin at 10 o'clock, Wednes
day morning, July 15th, with an auto
mobile ride for the veterans. Mr.
Fred Wolf will have ebarge of this
feature. The parade will start from
the court house at 10 o'clock and the
veterans are requested to report at the
grand jury room, which will be head
quarters for the day. Committee on
reception and entertainment-Mayor
A. C. Bradham, J. H. Lesesne, Esq.,
B. A. Johnson, A. I. Barron and W. R.
The Speaking will begin about 11
o'clock, .lohn J. McSwain, Esq., of
Greenville, a distinguished member of
the Sons of Veterans, will be the first
speaker, and will introduce that grand
old Veteran. Col. James Armstrong of
Charleston, who is the orator of the
occasion. The Monument will be un
veiled just at the close of Mr. Mc
Swain's address. The exercises will
be interspersed with good band music.
MRS. JOSEPH SPRO1r.
To Close Monday.
We, the merchants of Manning, S.
C., agree to close our places of busi
ness on Monday July 6th, 1914 in .ob
servance of Independence Day instead
of July 4th, which comes on Saturday.
Levi Mercantile Co
The Manning Groceary Cb
The 5-10-25c. Store
Plowden Hardware Co
R. R. Jenkinson
S. R. Venning
Manning Furniture Co
Home Bank and Trust Co
Clarendon Millinery Store
L. E. Wilkins
The New Idea Co
Katzoff's Bargain- Store
B. A. Johnson
Bank of Clarendon
Red Iron Racket .
Manning Hardware Co
The Bank of Manning
J. H. Rigby
Another Jewel Added to the Diadem.
One of the saddest deaths we have
aver been called upon to chronicle oc
cured 1t Foreston last Thursday at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
T. P. Sprott. After a short illness
Berry Sprott in the 18th - year of his
age was gathered unto the Lord.
The deceased attended the Manning
graded school and was one of the
graduates at the session just closed.
He distingnished himself in tbe debate
on the occasion of the closing exercises,
and was awarded a medal for his mag
nificent presentation of his side of the
guestion. This jeung man was full of
the brightest hope of his parents. He
was an ideal boy, polite, 'bright and
above all, a modest young gentleman.
He was a boy whose demeanor attract
ed attention and inspired confidence,
and when the news was broken here
that he had gone to his eternal home,
it cast a gloom over his friends, and
they were many in this eommunity. It I.
is needless for us to say that Mr. and
Mrs W. T P. Sprott and their chil
dren have the sincere sympathy of all
The funeral took place Friday at
Foreston conducted by the pastor Rev.
W. P. Way.
The Evidence is in, the Verdict Is Rendered.
The revival meetings under the con
duct of Rev. B. F. McLendon, came to
a close last Sunday night with the
greatest congregation ever before as
sembled in Manning. The attendance
Is variously estimated at from 1.800 to
2.500 people. The remarkable part of
this series of meetings is, that after a
seige of three weeks of constant storm
ing the ramparts of sin, there was nev
er for a moment the slightest indica
tion of a cessation of hostilities: from
the time the signal gun was fired Mr.
McLendon kept his batteries of argu
ment, pleading, and eloquent descrip
tion on the object of his mission, until
the final surrender of about 1.200 souls.
It was a great revival, its lasting effect
we have every confidence in, we know
already where it caused rancor of years
standing to become soothed, and it re
united men who have drifted apart; we
also know of domestic differences that
have become adjusted, and a new start
In life entered upon, we also know of
men who heretofore hated their neigh
bor as they would a snake, throw away
their false pride to seek the opportunity
to make amends, with these, and many
others we can cite, are we not warrant
ed in saying that the coming of Mr.
McLendon to this community is likened
of unto the manner which the children
Isreal received in the wilderness? Yes,
his coming has been an incentive for
many to inquire "how is it with my
soul"? His sermon last Sunday night
was more of an exhortation and a plea
to get right with God than a discourse,
but all through it he nailed his asser
tions down hard with an illustrated ar
gument which appealed to the reason,
as well as to the higher emotions of
Mr. McLendon expressed his grati
tude for the several kindnesses shown
him while in this midst, thanked those
who were instrumental in helping him
with his meeting, and very feelhnely
spoke of many things in cornection
with his work. His several kind ex
pressions about tbe jews and his gener
al broadness of mina has won for hir:
in this community many friends that
will always reinember him kindly.
It would not do for us to leave out
the music furnished during the series
of meetings, a very important feature
of the services; the song services added
much to the meeting's success, and Mr.
Marshall the silver tongued singer,
who accompanies Mr. McLendon, to
gether with Miss Marshall his daugh
ter, will long he remembered for their
choir management and sweetly rend
Sunday- -Sch'.ol 10:00 a. m. E. L.
Wilkins Superintendent. Preaching
by the Pastor at 11:00 a. m. and 8:30 p.
m. Subject of morning sermon "The
Dual Nature of the christian." Also a
short sermon to the children. The
doors of the church will be opened for
the reception of members at both the
morning and evening services, and the
ordinance of baptism will he adminis
tered at the evening service.
J. A. A NSLEY,
Let July 15th be Devoted to Patriotism.
Editor The Manning Times:
It is well known that 1 have been
much interested in the erection of the
Confederate Monument. Now that it is
about completed and to be unveiled to
the public on July 15th, I am going to
ask that you print the inscription
which appears on the monument, and I
have been requested to make some
explanation of the scheme of sentiment
which it has been sought to devise for
the benefit- of thinking people 'who
may in the future read the inscription.
Anyone reading this inscription should
begin at the front o- north side on the
street, and then read the eastern side,
then the south side, next the court
house, and then the sunset side on the
On the north side it is seen that the
memorial is erected to every one from
Clarendon county who served in the
late memorable strife, whether as a
regular in Virginia or as a boy soldier
in South Carolina, and also whether he
was in the infantry, cavalry artillery
or Confederate navy, and whether he
was killed in battle, has since died, or
is one of the remaining few 'ho are
The view of the Southetner was that
this was a war for independent state
hood, for thei-ight of each state to ex
ercise her own sovereignty, and for
that reason the "war" mentioned in
the inscription is not termed the "war
of secession" or the "Confederate war"
but the war for Southern Independence
It began in Charleston in 1861, when
Fort Sumter, then occupied by . Maj.
Andersou nd a few union soldiers, was
fired npon, and it substantially ended
at Appomattox court house, Virginia,
when Lee surrendered to Grant on the
9th, of April 1865. It is true that
Joseph E Johnston did not surrender
until some two weeki later, in North
Carolina, but when Lee went down the
whole thing was done and the end was
in sight. Therefore the opening stage
of this drama, or rather the historic
interneoine tragJy, was at Charleston,
and the real falling of the eurtain was
Here is the north side inscription:
To the soldiers from Clarendou county
who served in
the war for Southern Independence.
Charleston 1861 - - Appomattox 1865."
Following the scheme of sentiment
which is attempted to be carried out,
we then go to the eastern or sinrlse
side, the idea being metaphorical, al
though the inscription is a simile by
diiectly comparing the hope of the
Southerner and the morn of the gov
ernment of the Confeder-t. states of
America, to the- rising sun. The
southern heart was bright in its hope
for independent state sovereignty. The
Southerner felt like he was fighting
for home, land and country. and with
this.feeling in his heart he was willing
to go to the front and contend against
the Union army, overwhelmning in
numbers, and with the resources of
hbe world at its back. Notwithstand
ng all this his patriotism was never
haken, and his love for native land
as never been excelled in th4 annals
>f history-. The fear of defeat held out
o awe for him.
Here is the Eastern inscription:
"Hope, like the eastern sun, rose
right in the heart of .the Southerner
for home government and the Con fe
rate states of America. Contending
against armies over whelming in num
ers and with resources inexhaustib~e,
e fought with patriotism undaunted,!
and love of country unexcelled in his
ory. Unawed by fear of defeat, he de
fended the sacredness of home and the!
overeignty of his state.''
Following our metaphor to the south
ide we find him in the high noon ol
trife, in the throes of combat. He
ia not take up arms merely to disrupt1
a union, but for home land and the
ight of civil liberty did he fight, and
for these he was willing to do battle
into death. And while he was not
whipped,.but overpowered, his spirit
was not yet broken. At the beginning
e knew the uncertain fate of war, and
hough he was defeated he was not
onquered. Divine faith was one of his
ispiring virtues. He had hope forI
he future, and to help build the future
e immediately dedicated his untiring
Here is the South side inscription in
"Not to disrupt a righteous union or
true republic did the Confederate
oldier take up arms, but to defend
hrished principles of civil rights did
e leave his all to do battle unto death.
hough overpowered by force he was
mbroken in spirit; offering his life as
t crowning sacrifice he faced the fate
f war; unconquered in defeat; undis
mayed in Divine faith; undiscouraged
n hope for the future. Untiring in
Following our metaphorical scheme
f sentiment, we go to the western or
sun-set side The drama has closed
ad the curtain has fallen, and nearly
ll of the actors ha~ gone. We are
ooking back fifty y ars, upon a picture
f patriotism which brightens as we
aze upon it, and as the time-stage re
edes in the past the memory of bril
liant deeds of self sacrifice and herioism
grow more beautiful in their historic
ustre. Already otber generations
ave been born, and have begun to
ast about and see if they can claim
ncestry in tbese heroic actors, and we
ave the daughters and the sons of the
co'nfederacy. The memory of these
eroes will ever live. All our common
ountry is now at peace, and we have
reverence for those who made history.
And againa we have the Union, and one
Here is the Western inscription:
"In 1914 when this memorial is
erected to the Confederate soldiers.
when the sun of life of the few who
remain hovers in the western horizon:
as we view their patriotismi through
half a century past; as the time stage
of their deeds recedes, their lustre
brightens. Generations unborn will
proudly claim their ancestry. Many
answered the last roll call in battle;
others have answered since; the re
maining few must soon answer. Their
Peace - - Reverence -- - Union!"
It is not commendable in our day
that we arc so engrossed with business,
money, politics and other modern
things, that so mnny do not stop for n.
moment and reflect upon things hiaher
and more patriotic. The erection of
this monument is a public duty which
has been neglected, but I am thankful
we have at last paid the debt of appre
ciation by placing this memorial to
those who made our own land so full
of possibilities to us. Every son and
grand-son of a Confederate veteran
should be in Manning on July 15th, at
the unveiling. The boys do not ap
preciate now what it means, but later
in life they will. When my boy
reaches manfiood I want him to have
education and religion, and all other
attainments of good citizenship, but I
also want him to look unon that monu
ment and proudly say in his heart that
there is a memorial of appreciation for
what his grand-father did. It will be
an inspiration to him to defend his
country if it ever becomes necessary.
God grant that it may never become
necessary. but who can dare say it will
nevenbe so. If we allow the getting of
money to ba higher in our lives than
Christian citizenship and a patriotic
love of country, then we have had a
bad citizenship and a poor country.
It has been a pity that the erection of
this memorial has dragged so long and
it, has also been unfortunate that some
have been so commercialized by the
modern age as to give no encourage
ment to the movement whatever. But.,
notwithstanding this, there were those
of us whose fathers and grand-Tathers
and great-grand-fathers lie buried all
over the country, and whose characters
and history are ineffaceably wrapt with
the history of the country itself. We
therefore have a justifiable pride ii the
monument, and this is our justification
in having been so persistent in press
ing it forward.
Aid now that the campaign is near
ing tfe close I want to, as a citizen of
the county, extend thanks to every
person who has lent any assistance to
the movement, either-by way of means
or encouragement and approval.
J. H. LESESNE.
Letter No 3.
To The People of Clarendon Co:
It was in the meeting in the Supervisor's
office on January 7th. 1914, when such
a fine beautiful picture of County finan
ces was presented, that Senator Ap
pelt sugxested that a man who could
accomplishso much under adverse con
ditions deserved larger pay. To this I
gaver my prompt assent, No amount of
increase was named.
During the first legislation week the
Senator was on the House side, and
mentioned to the House members that
he would introduce a bill making the
Supervisor's salary $1500,00, instead
of 8900,00. The three House members
immediately objected, saying, we
would agree to $1200,00, and no more.
It was then I asked the Senator if he
wanted to give the Supervisor $1500,00
and an automobile to boot?
Senator Appelt strenuously denied
that an automobile had been given to
the Supervisor. I insisted, as I under
stood, that it had been given.
The next week the Senator met me
on Main St., and in the presence of
two other gentlemen, :brought up the
mat~te~r of the automobile. saying, that
while in Manning he made inquiry
and found it to be true.
The Senator went on to say it was
an account by the Commissioners en
tirely without authority, etc. etc.
I regret no. having a copy of the
Times in which the Senator afterward
approved of this action by the County
Commissioners So we have Editorial
Senator-ial apprv d i of an act by the
County Cominissi.>ners. alreudy char
acteriz-:d by the Senator as illegal,
wihout authority, etc.. to the extent
of using $650.00 in buying a car for the
Please bear in mind that I do not
question for a moment the expediency
of the Supervisor having an automo
bile car, -he needs it in getting over
the County, but there are other ques
The Senator fought us in .every way
to ave the salary made $1500,00, . go
ing so far as to have it t'teked on to an
Oconee County bill.
It was Representative White's good
ear which caught it when the Oeonee
bill was read and moved "Non-Concur
rence." It was then sent to free-con
ference committee, we stood pat for
$1200,00, and the Senator had to yield.
In the meeting on January 7th, it
was agreed to make the commutation
road tax $2.00, when the Senator intro
duced the bill it carried $3.00, instead
of $2.00 as agreed upon.
Senator, did the County Commis
sioners advise or authorized you to
make the tax $3 00, or was that an ar
bitrary act of your's9
In the meeting on January 7th, when
the Rural Police bill was under dis
cussion, my recollection is that only
the Senator offered any objection. I
asked the Senator to let us agree right
then that a Rural Police bill would be
introduced, he replied, "No, we wont
agree to it." But he knew right then
that a bill w ould be introduced; hence
his bill, which was fairly satisfactory
to the House members and we did not
get response. I had one amendment
made to tbe Senator's bill, viz., grant
ing the Commissioners the.privilegze of
securing the policemen any where in
S. C.. inste~ad tF only in Clarendon
The Senator told me he would not
stand for the amendment, I replied
,that he would have to stand for it or
turn it down. 'When it came to the
Senate he moved for concurrence.
Returning to county finances. In let
ter No. 2 I ac counted (as I think) for
about $5.000.00 of the 816.000.00 which
the Senator had said appeared after the
legislature of 1913 had adjourned.
Then I wanted to know where did the
balance, or the *11.000.00 come in?
We are indebted to no less an author
ity than our Supervisor for giving this
In his letter in the Times of 17th
inst., he says: "By references to the
records, I find that in 1908 a bond is
sued for $10.000.00, was used for back
indebtedness, and at the same time a
one-half mill levy was also put on for
back indebtedness, and notwithstand
ing this on January 1st, 1913, the Coun
ty was still in debt over 811.000.00."
Amend the $5.000.00 above mention
ed, with the $11.000.00 apparent, on
the "records," on January 1st, 19131
and we ha ve .$16.9000.
Does the Senator from Ularendon ac
cept the amendment?
Senator. is this the $16.000 00 which
appeared "after the legislature of 1913
had adjourned." or is this another
much belated $16.000.00?
It appears to me, that our Senator in
seeking to care for his political repu
tation and safety, by shunning Scylla,
(an increased levy) has run into
Sharybdis, (the accumulated debt.)
In reference to Representative
White's letter in The Times of 24th
inst., I beg to say I had no intention of
"disputing'' Mr White's statement.
I'm glad he has set himself right, 'and
I take pleasure in.saying his statement
in the last letter is "correct."
His unqualified statement in first let
ter, "no. this work was done without
cost to Clarendon county," could not
Jos. H. BURGESS,
Summerton. S. C.
June, 27, 1914.
The Times has been very liberal
to Mr. Joseph H. Burgess, it has been
unsparing with its space to give him
free of charge, an opportunity to air
himself in its columns; how long he
proposes to impose upon our generosity
is not known, but it is like everything
else, there is a limit io the free adver
tising business, and after this issue.
should Mr. Burgess desire to entertain
the public with political letters through
The Times, such letters will be charg
ed-for at the rate of 50 cent per inch,
the price charged for political letters.
It is to be hoped Mr. Burgess will ap
preciate the position of this newspaper,
and understand that he has no right to
expect it to give him freespace always
especially so, when it is clear his let
ters are solely in the hope that he may
profit by them. Hereafter he must
pay or get his matter published else
Mayesville, 'June 27.-On Wednes
day evening, June 17th, at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M!. M6nt
gomery, Miss Margaret Montgomery
became the bride of Edward Muldrow.
At 8 o'clock, to the strains of the
bridal chorous from. Lohengrin, ren
dered by Miss Elizabeth McNeill, the
bridal party entered the living room,
Miss Mary Mayes with Hargrove Mont
gomery. Miss Vera DuRant with Ha
zel Mayes. Then came the bride'with
the groom. As they took their place
before the altar the bridal chorous
gave in to the sweet melody of "Can
zone Amorosa," by Nevin, which was
played during the ceremony. The cer
emony was perfermed by the Rev.
Charles Montgomery, uncle of the
bride, and the Rev. G. G. Mayes.
The bride *as beautifully gowned in
crepe de -chine with lace - trimmings,
her veil was caught in cap effect with
orange blossoms and she carried a bou
quet of bride roses and ferns. The
bridesmaids wore pink and white and
carried pink carnations with ferns.
After the ceremony an informal re
ception was given by the bride's par
ents.and an ice course was served by
Misses Annie Lau.-ie Witherspoon,
Frances Blanding and Marguerite
The bride is the eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Montgomery. She
was graduated from Chicora college
two years ago and is a young woman of
Sunday Sebool 9:45 a. m. Mr. Jos.
Sprott, superintendent. Pihlic Ser
vice at 11:00 a. m. and 8:30 p. m. At
the morning service new members will
be received and the holy communion
will he celebrated. Praiyermeeting
Thursday. 5:30 p. m. The public is
cordially invited to all services.
G. P. WATSON,
Sab~bath Rehool 10:00 a. m. C. A. Mc
Faddin Superinteude~nt. .Preachinz 11
a. mn. and 8:30 p. m. Subject. miorning
sermon. 'TA call to Service." Sub
ject, of evening sermon. "'he Foolish
Man." Prayermeeting Thursday, 8
p. m. A cordial invitation extended to
L B. MCCORD,
FOR SALE-500 bushels of good corn,
apply to H. F. Haley, Manbing, R.
F. D. No. 2.
Itch relieved in 30 minutes by Wool
ford's Sanitary Lotion. Nevera fails.
Sold by Dickson Drug Co., druggists.
I have on hand money to lend on
mortgages of real estate. S. Oliver
Campbell's Dropsy Cure-Sure cure
for dropsy. For Sale at Dickson's
Money to lend on Real Estate-A pply
to Charlton DuRant.
Anything you want in sheet music
S. I. Till has it. All 25c. music 15c.
50c. music 25c. by mail pcstpaid. This.
department is in charge of Mrs. W. F.
Ducker, phone 690 Sumter, S. C.
5 or 6 doses 666 will break any case
of Chills and Fever; and if taken then
as a tonic the Fever will not return.
Laborers to work in lumber yard,
piling and handling lumber. Apply in
person read y to work. Santee River
Cy press Lumber Co.
Ferguson, S. C.
Trhere are eleven candidates
for governor; L. J. Browning,
J. G. Clinkscale, R. A. Cooper,
J. T. Duncan, W. C. Irby, Jr.,
R. I. Manning, J. B. A. Mullally
J. G. Richards, C. C. Sims, C.
A. Smith, M. L. Smith.
Four for lieutenant governor;
A. .1. Bethea, W. M. Hamer, J.
A. Hunter, B. F. Kelley. A. W.
Jones and J. A. Summiersett for
Comptroller General; M. C.
Willis, and W. W. Moore for ad
jutant and inspector general; T.
H. Peebles and A. G. Brice for
attorney general; James A. Can
sler. G. W. Fairey, C. D. Fort
ner, F. W. Shealey, J. H. Whar
ton, W. I. Witherspoon for rail.
United States Senate; Cole L.
Blease. E. D. Smith, J. D. Jen.
nings. and W. P, Pollock.
Congress 1st District; E. J.
Dennis. ord R. S. Whaley.
No opposition to the Secretary
of State, Superintendent of Ed
ucation, Treasurer, or Commis
sioner of Agriculture.
Oh! Ye Candidates.
A L a meeting of the Clarendon County
Democratic Executive Committee held
at Manning on June 1st, 1914, the fol
lowing assessments upon candidates
for various Connty offices were made:
For State Senator $50.00.
For House of Representatives $25.00.
For Judge of Probate $30.00.
For County Treasurer $50.00.
For County Auditor $50 00.
For Magis'rate at Manning $15.00.
For Magistrate nt Summerton $10.00.
For Magistrate at Alcolu and Pine
wood, each $7.50.
For Magistrate at Turbeviile, New
Zion, Foreston and Paxville, each $5.00
it was resolved by the committee
that the Magistrate4e voted for in the
primary election as follows:
Magistrate at Turbeville to be voted
upon at the Douglas, Sandy Grove,
Gibbons Mill and Seloc Clubs.
Magistrate at New Zion to be voted
upon at the New Zion, Midway, Sar
dinia and Oakdale clubs.
Magistrate at Alcolu to be voted
upon at the Alcolu, Fork and Harmony
Magistrate at Manning to be voted
upon at the Clarendon, Manning, Farm
ers Platform and Bloomville clubs.
Magistrate at Foreston to be upon at
the Foreston, Foreston Reform and
Dr. Syamp clubs.
Magistrate at Summerton to be voted
upon at.the Summerton, Davis Station,
Jordan, Davis Cross.Roads and Panola
Magistrate at Paxville to be- vcted
upon at the Paxville and Silver clubs.
Magistrate at Pinewood to be voted
upon at the Pinewood club.
The following is the schedule of the
County campaign meetings: -
Turbeville. Tuesday August 11.
Sardinia, Wednesday August 12.
Alcolu, Wednesday August 12 at
8 o'clock p. m.
Paxville. Thursday August .13.
Pinewood, Friday August 14.
Summerton, Thursday August20.
Manning, Friday August 21.
All candidates for the general assem
bly and county offices shall file with
the chairman a pledge in writing to
abide the results of the primary and
support- the nominee thereof; such
pledge shall be filed on or before 12
o'clock noon of August the 10th, 1914.
The chairman has on hand a number
of these blank forms which he will be
glad to furnish any candidate unon his
making application for same
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
By James M. Windham, Esq., Judge
d f Probate.
W HEREAS, Estelle Kennedy made
suit to me to grant her Letters
of Administration of the estate and
effects of E. McSwain Kennedy.
These are therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said
E. McSwain Kennedy, deceased, that
they be and appear before me, in the
Court of Probate. tobe held at Man
ning, S. C.,on the 2nd day of July
next, after publication hereof, at
11 o'clock in the forenoon, to show
cause, Jf any they have,, why the
said administration should not be
Given under my hand this 15th day
of lune, Anno Domini, 1914.
J. M. WINDHAM,
Judge of Probate.
STATE (OF SOUTH CAROLINA
WVHER~EAS, informration has been
received at this Department that on
or about the fifteenth day of April-,
A D. 1914, the storehouse, with
stock of merchandise, the property
of James T. Brogdon, in Sumter
County,. was burned, and there be
ing reason to believe that the burn
ing was an act of incendiarism,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Cole L.
Blease, Governor of the State of
South Carolina, in order that justice
may be done and the majesty of the
law vindicated, do hereby offer a re
ward of One Hundred Dollars for the
apprehension and conviction of the
person or persons who committed
said act of incendiarism
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I
have hereunto set my hand and
caused the Great Seal of the tState
to be affixed, at Columbia, this
twenty-ninth day of June A. D. 1914,
and in . the 138th year of the Inde
pendence of the United States of
COLE L. BLEASE,
By the Governor:
R. M. McCOWN,
Secretary of State.
BUY THIE BEST
When You Buy !
A NEW HOME
Sewing Machine! You know
what it means. A New Home
Rotary at $40.00-$10.00 cash
and $5.00 per month. Write
JOS. S. DICKSON,
Alcolu, S. C.
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
To get the genuine, call for full name. LAXA
TE w RO QNE. C ook forsa gnatureo
cough and headache, and works off cold. 25c.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
TN RESPONSE TO, THE URGING OF T2E
A friends of my neighborhood. I have consent
ed to make the race as a candidate for the.
House of Representaltves subject to the rules
of the Democratic primary. and I desire to
state that I propose to enter this contest as a
Democrat solely and not as a factionalist.
Sardinia. S. C., June 23.1914.
MYFRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS HAVE
honored me with an expression of their
confidence, by asting me to become a 'adi
date in the coming primary, L therefore an
nounce myself a candidate for the House of
Representatives subject to the rules of the
Democratic primary. W. E. GIBBON,
Turbeville. S. C.. June 19, 1914.
- offer my services to the people 'of Clarendon
for the position of County Auditor, believing
Iam fully competent to fulfll the duties of thi.
very important office I am a candidate for the
same. subject to the rules of the Democratic
A. P. RAGIN'
Pinewood, S. C., June 22, 1914.
FOR JUDGE OF PROBATE.
SUBJECT TO THE RULES OF THE DEMO
cratic Primary, Ihereby announce myself
candidate for re-election to the office of Judge
of Probate for Clarendon County.
J. M. WINDuAM.
AM SOLICITING THE VOTES OF THE
Democrats of Clarendon for the ofce of
Judge of Probate. subject to the rules and re
quirements of the Democratic primary.
CLARENCE H. MATBIS.
HEREBY ANNOUNCE MYSELF A CAN -
didate for re-election to the office of County
Treasurer for Clarendon County, subject to the
rules of the Democratic primary.
L. L. WELLS. -
MAGISTRATE AT MANNING.
THE VOTERS OF THE THREE CLRBS
at Manning. and '.he club at Bloomville, I
announce that I am a c.m - the offce of
Mag trate at Manning, suL., ..?e rules and
regulations of the Democra': party.
JOE:% W. EERIOTT.
MAGIS AT DOUGLAS and SANDY GROVE
1rO THE VOTERS OF DOUGLAS AND
Sandy Grove Townshi at the request of
many of my friends L will announce to- the -
publce t I am a canddate for the office -of
for the Magisterial District of
Douglas andSandy Grove Township. -
Binding myself inder no less penalty than
serving the public to.the best of my ability
and abiding the result of the primary election.
Safe guarded by the rules and regulations or
the Democratic party of South Caro&na.
4 -HUGHP. GIBBON.
EDWARD J. DENNIS
IN OBE.DIENCE TO. WHAT I
conceive to be a duty, I declare my
self a candidate for Congress -from
the First Congressional District, rad -
I ask the voters of the District to n
vestigate, both my private and ub:
lie character, and career,-tbatthey
might form an intelligent opmion of
my fitnees for the place. 'The people.
in Berkeley county,, with whom I.
was reared, and who- were in "daily 7-' I
contact with me, have honored me
with their commission ever- sin'ce -I
attained the age of 21 years, that I
have faithfully carried-out the trust '
reposed in me is testifid' to by -them
in sending me to the lower House of
Representatives, and to the Senato.
My experience as a legislator has
been long and active; the recordsin
both branches are open to theclosest. -
seratiny, to which I invite all inter
ested; this record will disclose 'the
fact that in all of my long career as
a legislator, I was on the 'side of4he
weak against the strong, both by
speech and vote. I am a farmer,, all
of ancestors were farmers, all of my.
interest is ~wr-apt up in the. farni
ing interests, and I believe I know
the needs of the farmers. I am a law
yer by profession, and while I am
'enjoying a good practice, my clients -,
are, not the corporations, but the
court. recorde will -show, my clients
are mainly from the farming, mer
cantile, labor, and other avocations,
representing their interests .against
the corporations. I am asking the
sufrages of the people beca'use I am
convinced that I am fully qualified,
I know that I am in sympathy with,
and have the ability to labor for the
interests of the masses. I know that --
I can take care of every interest this ~'
State, and especially this Distriet,
is directly concerned in. If given the
chance 1 shall prove my worthiness
if honest and industrious endeavor
can accomplish it. I wont it to be
distinctly understood I enter this
contest of my own volition, without
having made any promises to 'any
individual, nor shall I make any
promises to indiViduals. I propose
to be the congressman from the
First Congressional District inde
pendent of all men. My sole alle
gience being to the masses and to
my pledges as Democrat.. When I
shall have the privilege of appear
ing on the huistings I hope all of the
people will hear me, and then I shall
endeavor to convince them that I
am worthy and well qualified, both
in character and ability, to be their
Representative in Washington.
EDWARD J. DENNIS. '
STATE OF SOUTH GAROLINA,
County of Clarendon.
By James M. Windham, Esq., Pro
WHEREAS, 0. D. Harvin made
Vsuit to me, to grant him Let
ters of Administration of the
Estate and effects of Moses Glover.
These are therefore to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said Moses
Glover, deceased, that they he
and app~ear before me, in the court
of Probate, to be held at Manning or
the 9th day of July next, after
publication thereof, at 11 o'clock in
the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said admiinistra
tion should not be granted.
Giiven under mny hand, this 28th
day of June A. D. 1014.
JAMES M. WINDHAM,
ISRAL.]Judg~e of Probate.
W. B. DAVIS, Agent,
Summerton S. C.