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THE MANNING TIMES
X. I. APPELT----------------------.......-----------------------Editor
F. M. SHOPE-----------------------------------.. . .. Business Manager
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1917.
It seems the examining boards have had less trouble
with flat feet than with cold feet.
If old General Sherman were here now he would have
to find some stronger term to describe war.
If the kaiser wants to jump from the frying pan into
the fire, he might try the job of emperoring in Russia.
Worry may be, as a great man has said, worse than
drink, but it doesn't leave the same taste in the mouth
We have no objections to the president appointing Mr.
Taft a major general, but we do think he should have
considered the shortage of khaki.
We had thought the young men of this country were
not very devoted to home ties, but from the looks of the
exemption claim list it would seem they are the whole
A news item says a Pittsburg man lays claim to the
city court house site and advertises it for sale. But he's
not the first fellow who thought he had monopoly of
Chicago school children are tearing out a page in their
spellers on which the kaiser is lauded. And this, per
haps, is the first time in their little lives that they were
not thrashed for obeying a perfectly natural impulse.
Now that they find the stigma of cowardice firmly' at
tached to them ,war grooms are explaining that they
merely obeyed the call "to arms." They further assert
that as no particular "arms" were specified, it was their
privilege to make the choice.
TEN WOMEN ARE ARRESTED speeches, were arrested late today iii
front of the White House. Six cf
Suffragettes Carrying Banners in them were the banner carriers out on
Front of White House. bond pending appeals granted yester
day from police court sentences of
Washington, Aug. 28.-Ten women, $25 fines or thirty days in jail im
ashyingoanners Asug.f8.-e colos posed for a similar demonstration. All
carrying banners of sufrage colors were bailed to appear tomorrow for
and extracts from President Wilson's trial.
t / Save time,
Body Choice of either
are Stake or Express Body
$385 Express Body
Lowest initial. cost. Complete, ready for use.
Quality is f'ound in every part. Service and satis- -
faction are built into it. Cab and Body thor
outhly ironed and braced, and receive 7 coats of
paint and varnish; iequal in all respects to custom
made and guaranteed to fit. Never before was
such value offered and our service is as hood as
.e value. 20 years of mnanufacturing experience
ad quantity production makes the price possible
aid insures the value.
exssess body with cab. Illustration
shtowsPordekassis to whieh is attached Graham Brothers Unit with cab ad express body.
Price is .o. b. FBvu iville, Ind. In attaciInb the unit tho Ford roar axtes are unchenhed.
ICarolina Machinery Co.,
Sumter. S. C.1
HAPPENINGS Of 20 YEARS AGO
Col. S. Warren is quite. ill at .his
home on Santep.
The schools throughout the county
will open. Monday, September 6th.
Died last Saturday night, Grate, a
five-year old daughter of Mr. R. T.
Died last Monday, Mrs. Elizabeth
Davis, aged about 65 years. She was
the mother of Mr. N. B. Davis.
Miss Laura Beckham left last Mon
day morning for Baltimore to fit her
self for her profession as an up-to
In coming out of the church at St.
Paul's Sunday night of last week, Mrs.
Henry C. Carrigan stumbled over a
buggy shaft and fell breaking one of
the bones in her right arm.
The body of Mr. W. P. Peagler was
,brought from Glenn Springs last
Monday night and taken to Jordan
where the funeral took -place 'yester
A toll gate near Jordan would be a
paying institution. Perhaps ther
some of our Manning dudes wouk
help somebody with their frequent
Captain W. N. Royal, of the A. C
L., was in town last Monday and h<
seems confident that the authorities
have captured the villian who mur
dered poor Jimmie Blackwell.
Died last Mo. Jay at her honle neal
Panola, Mrs. Mary A. Harvin, wife o:
Mr. Thomas H. Harvin. The deceas
ed has been ill for a long time and
her death was not a Surprise to hei
host of friends in this town.
The wedding cards announcing th<
approaching marriage of Mr. Archie
Barron and Miss Mary Anna Davis
are out. The ceremony takes plac<
at the home of the bride-elect':
Cotton is coming to town right
along and from what we can learn
rust is maturing the stock so fast
that it will be a short season of pick
ing. The crop will not be as larg
The new vault in the Clerk of
Court's offmee isa beauty, and Clerk
Timmons after he gets his books an
papers arranged, will have things s<
that he can find anything he wants
at a glance. It is a great improve
Last Thursday night some miscre
ant cut a saddle belonging to Mr. Gus
Walker while he was attending ser
vice at the St. Paul revival meeting.
This sort of thing should be stopped
if it takes every member of that
church to ferret out the perpetrator
of such mean tricks.
Tuesday, August 29th, was the
eleventh anniversary of the earth
quake. Eleven years ago after a pri
mary election, while many of us wvere
waiting for thc returns from the va
rious boxes, the earth trembled and
houses shook. All at once a fright
ened people wvent to praying and cry
ing aloud their lamentations. We
shall never forget it.
PRESI DENT TO HIEAD)
DRAFTED) MEN'S P'AlAD)E
Washington, Aug. 28.-President
Wilson will ride at the head of a
paradle next Truesday of the drafted
men of the District of Columbia who
have been accepted for service in the
In Favor of O'Dowvd.
lBbston, Aug. 28.---Mike O'Dowd, ol
St. Louis, was given a decision over
Ted Lewis, claimant of the world'r
welter wveight championship, in at
twelve-round boxing bout here tonighl
Lewis does not lose his claim to thc
title, however, for the boxers enter
ed the ring at catch weights and thc
bout was not a chanmpionshirs affair
FREE OF CIIARIGE.
Any adult suffering from cough
cold or bronchitis, is invitedl to cal:
at the dIrug store of Iluggins' Phar
macy andl get absolutely free, a sam.
ple bottle of lloschee's German Syrup
a soothing and healing remedy for al
lung troubles, which 'has a successfu
record of fifty years. Gives the pa,
tient a goodl night's rest free frn
coughing, with free expectoration it
Regular sizes, 25 and 75 cents. Foa
sale in all civilized countries.-adv.
Our Now Modol llyd.~Ram
Pumnpa water fromapring
flowing well or brook.
No running expenses,.
We replace other Rams.
Special Factory Prices.
Wo sand by guaranteo
Your mnoney's wor th or your money back
Write to RIFE RAM & PUMP WORKS,
As Prices Are
Now is the time to lay in your Fall supply of Staple
Pretty line of the New Fall Ginghams in Plaid which
is so much used at 121/2, 15, 20 and 25c the yard.
Yes, you can get the new goods now. Just received
a pretty line of Percales, Outings, Cotton and Silk Pop
lins, Silks and Serges, Cretonne and other popular priced
Dry Goods that were contracted for some time ago.
If you haven't been fitted to one of the new Fall
Skirts yqu should be, as the prices will be higher later.
$3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $5.00,
$6.00 $6.50, $7.50,
70' $8.50 and $9.00.
100 Pretty Voiles, Organdy and Silk Blouses
Yes You Should "lh Now is the time
See McL ollum LLs.Lto make the
Our blench SUMTER, S. C. Outing Gown
12%=, 13, 17% c Who are showing the 'New Fall Suits, Coats
Yard. and Dresses. Pajamas.
TWO SLAIN BY BANDITS It had been decided earlier that a cantonment which is being construct
three-fourths vote would determine ed at Fort Riley, is preparing to move
'Robbers Escape With Big Payroll in the price, to his permanent headquarters at
Chicago. -o Camp Funston within a few days. At
VETS PRESENT AMBULANCE present he is making headquarters- at
Chicago, Aug. 28.-Two men, carry- --- the army post. With the general is
ing $8,100, the pay roll of the Wins- Survivors of Foreign Wars Meet in Capt. J. C. N. Lee, his aide. Gen.
low Brithers Iron Works, were shot Annual Convention. Wood arrived at Fort Riley Sunday.
to death in front of the plant today
by five bandits, who escaped with the New York, Aug. 28.-Veterans of
money in an automobile. the foreign wars of the United States,
DONATION TO RED CRotSe t rte aful euipem T
President Chicago American League, efr oices ebrhpb d.8~becam-ago
Sends $3,004.96. itigalaiemtwthsc
Chicago, Aug. 28.-Charles A. Co- tre otecmite hl n hyd o ihohr
miskey, president of the Chicagootereouinmknelgbefr okowaeuiir
American League Baseball Club, to- ohrrslto aigeiil o a enue ote
day sent to the American Red CrossmebrhpA ria sodrsnl
his fift h donation to that fund, siostemmn hyln nfr u oteo
$3,004.96, representing a percentageeinslwntorutltmro.
of the gross receipts in recent series - -
of games at Comiskey Ball Ps rk. GNEA WODAFRTILYIQDFCEP DE
FAIl TO FIX WHEAT PRICE ToakHeduresaCapIm-clehn.HasnbntosTn
D~r. Garfield's Committee Will Con-____ c.o'Duliohpra!deL
tinue Deliberations Today. FotilyKassAu.2.M- Sml(eteclr)orc.tmp
Washington, Aug. 28.-The commit- b ncmado h ainlam
tee, headed by Dr. H. A. Garfield,___________________
named by President Wilson to recoin
mnendl the price for the 1917 wvheat S u h r a l a y t n
crop, failed toreach anagreement
tenight and will continue dlelibera
tions tomorrowv. It had been an-/
nounced that a price would be fixedl
at tonight's meeting.
Members of. the committee dleclinedl
to discuss the situation, but, it is un1- :A m iinadaRcr
dl(rstood, several votes were taken.TH edofteSuhaedntclwtthnes
$100 REWARD $100 ,tepuiiglhohr
The readlers of this paper will beacoddtotc,
pleasedl to learn that there is at leastTeamtinothSuhrnalwyCrnyItoseht
one dIreaded disease that science has thralodtseptfcdtitfiradfakpuyI.ti mag.
been able to cure in all its stages and ,eto alod iibIctstecnitncefrvimna
that is catarrh. Catarrh being greatly t banteatilta sla eddfrtenqt~to fbte o
influenced by constitutionatl conditions srie nfniy
requires constitutional treatment.Toskitnihintebypltiofteouhiogdef
Hall's Catarrh Medicine is taken in- ohrgetisutls ii omrbtvlheullbri, qs
ternally and acts thru the Blood on "h otenSre h ot.
the Mucous Surfaces of the system
thereby dstroying the foundation of
the dlisease, giving the patient '.~V""
strength by building up the constitu- )
tion and assisting nature in (doing its
work. The prop~rietors have so much i
faith in the curative powers of Hall's ~I
Catarrh Medicine that they offer One
Hundlred Dollars for any case that it
fails torcure.uStnd fortlistuof tesei-ine
Address h is makigCheEdqYrt&rsO.a
Toledoe ahio.pSold bytallhDruggist, is
Cat .C .Le is aide.aGen