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Ih MlIanning dimes.
Publishdd Every Wednesday
X. I. APPELT.-------------Editor
F. M. SHIOPE.... .Business Manager
WEDNESDAY, OC'I'OBElIt 31, 1917.
NO PROFITEERING IN SUPPLIES
Retailers Must Bie Satisfied With
Reasonable Profits, Food Board's
OR SUI''LIES WII.L. STO'
Plan Is Expected to Give Gov
ernment lull Control of Retail
Washington, Oct. 29.-Profiteerinig
by retail dealers in fooflstuffs will be
made impossible after November 1,
the food administration zuiouncel to
night, under a plan to cut off supplies
to those not satisfied with reasonable
Manufacturers, wholesalers and
other handlers of foods, whose busi
ness will go under license, will not
be permitted to sell to distributers
who seek undue profits. "This," the
announcement said, "is one of the
most sweeping safeguards against
high pi. as which will be incorporat
ed in the licensing system, for which
complete rules and regulations will
be known within a few days."
This plan, food administration of
ficials believe, will give the govern
ment entire control of retail prices.
Wholesalers and others who continue
to sell to retailers after they are for
bidden to do so will be denied the
right to sell goods under license.
Authority for extending control to
the retailer is cited in the announce
ment as follows:
Affecting Small Dealers.
"rhe small retailers of food, of
whom there are several hundred thou
sand in the country, while exempt
from the licensing provisions, are
nevertheless subject to other provis
ions of the Food Control Act. Every
retailer, as well as other handlers of
food, is forbidden under the law to
make any unreasonable charge, to
hoard, to monopolize, waste or de
stroy food, or to conspire with any
one to restrict the production, dis
tribution or supply, or exact exces
sive prices on any necessities."
Federal food administrators in all
the States will be directed to keep a
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 60 cents.
Each grade alv
at thie price
Thats whal t we are ?
just remember that
goes wi th each suit or
Each, Grade the Same|
You all know Styleplus
while thcy last.
Styleplus $21 is the new g
variety of models and fabric
Style plus all wool fabrics,
guaranteed wear, plus defini
Oopyr!.::h art Behaffnora Marl - -
A Real Good Exhibit For 191.
We are sure that the-farmers of Clarendon
County are proud of the fine exhibits at the
County Fair this year, and they have a right
Your Corn, Cotton,Hogs and'cattle are well
worth inspection, and we congratulate you
on the fine showing you have made.
We have an exhibit in our line that wve are
proud of also this year,.and we think that the
following lines are prize winners.
Hiart Schaffner &'Marx Clothing,
Knox Hats, Bates-Street Shirts
And other lines of~the same highs quality. We
would like you to give our Lines oIf Merchandise
a careful inspection before buying, as-we feel that
it is well worth your while to do so.
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
PHONE ~~Home of Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes.SU TR .C
ome near here on last Wednesday Iof Chiesterfield wvho will remain for a properly, cdlre and store youtr sweet farrow at one year and every six
fler a imgering illness. The funeral short while, potato crop. A storage house wvill months thereafter.
ervices wvere held on Thursday after- 0---- save heavy loss. Don't 'sell any heifer calves for'
ooin at 3:30 o'clock and interment SOME 'TIML~Y D)ON'TS. Don't fail to plant a few acres in slaughte'r; there is going to be a
a the family cemetery. 'the services --- Avheat, and then plant othe rcover world shortage of cattle, andl this
v'ere conducted by his pastor, Rev. Don't fail to select your planting crops such as clover, rye and vetch. country will have to supply the
L. S. Lesley. seed this fall. Corn, soy beans, vol- Don't fail to lay up stock feed for world's needs after the war.
Misses Leatha Edwards, Earle Per- vet beans, pens and peanuts should winter use. Fill the silos, cut sor- Don't fail to wvrite me if you: thinak
10tt, and Alice Broadway attended be0 selected and carefully stored. Seed ghum and peavine hay, cut the lespe- Iwe can be of service. We are inter-.
he teachers' meeting it Manning on may be scarce next spring. deza for hay and seed. ested in everything that has a ten..
ast Saturday. Don't fail to plant cabbage-while Don't sell your work stock. They dency to dlevelop and improve our
Mess I " , Geddns, Jr.,r. irk- th rfall rop is large, it is thought are necessarytfo r o erating farm .v agriycutral production and markt
*(ndled the State Fair. spring crop' stock carefully. Select those animals -G. A. CARDWELL,
Mr. Roy Curtis spent the week end Don't fail to make your arrange-- which are productive and which ought Agricultural & Immigration Agent,
it the home of his mother, Mrs. S. meats for seed potatoes. If Maine to be kept, and sell those which tre Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co.
CCurtis. seed are used, have them shipped as unproductive. Prepare the cull ani- , Wilmington, N. C.
Mr. HI. Cain went to Columbia on, early as safety will permit, so as to mals for early market, and save the__________________
sundlay to take his little son, Hall, avoid possible transportation conges- room and feed for good stock......... --
or special treatment. lie was ac- tion. Don't sell brood sews. Since the
ompanied by Mrs. Blanche Cannon, Don% fail to carefully dig and beginning of the war the number of
- - ---swine in all countries has decreased .
In France, for, example, in the three ~'i
F !Sg years just before January 1, 1917,
o rgy O i e e the number of swine decreased 38.12
p~er cent; during 1915 the nunfber in1w
Rubbr treexta sron sping an wie sat Germany .(lecreasedl 31.7 'per cent. *'.
Ro ubbrgy, extra asrng sprengsid ide segyat Beedn stocks are beinag deete 0.
bargain. The possible increase from on sow LISTEN I
hT ' e is 1,002 pigs in- four, years, on the WATER'PUMPS WATER AND
, e 21111111 7008[ . 0. supposition that als litters considt ..-NO RU RINr~w EXPENSE
The annng rocey ,Co. of six pigs, that all live, that half are or Baowrite to~ 'POcIs: Fae
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STATE Of SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Clarendon
Sarah Jane Hodge, Plaintiff,
William M. lodge, J. Ashby Hodge,
Lillian Hodge and Charles C. Row
Under and by virtue of a judgment
Order of the Court of Common.Pleas,
in the above stated action, to me di
rected, bearing date of October 10th,
1917, .1 will sell at public auction, to
the highest bidder, for cash, at Clar
endon Court House, at Manning, in
said County, within the legal hours
for judicial's on Monday the 5th (lay
of November, 1917, being sales day,
the following described real estate:
All that tract of land situated in'
said County and State, containing
forty acres, more or less, bounded oh
the North by lands of B. P. Broad
way; East by lands of J. J. Broad
way; South by lands of M. Q. Dority
and West by lands of the estate of
Purchaser to pay for papers.
E. B. GAMBLE,
Sheriff Clarendon County.
watch for violators and send to the
food administration the name of 're
tailers asking excessive prices.
"The food administration," the an
nouncement says,. "does not intend to
disturb any legitimate operations and
will initiate measures only against
persistent violators of the law. It
takes the position that the great ma
jority of ,food sellers are patriotic and
honest and are making every effort
to comply with good business princi
ples and sell to the consumer at the
lowest posible. price. Such dealers
will be in fact protected from ille
One a Suicide, Other Probably.
Fort Snelling, Minn., Oct. 30.-Two
deaths of privates in the Thirty-sixth
infantry, one known to be a suicide
and the other believed to be, were re
ported by authorities today.
PAXYIL[E NEWS ITEMS
Cards have been received here an
nouncing the marriage of Miss Min
nie Ruth Jones and Mr. Ryan C.
Rodgers, at, the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dargan Jones,
on last Thursday afternoon. After
a bridal trip to Washington and other
northern points they will return to
Florence, where they will make their
Mr. O'Donnell McLeod returned
Monday from Florence, where he
attend the marriage of his sister,
Miss Edna, to Mr. William Cox of
that city on last Sunday.
Mr. Condy Reynolds died at his
II lookingj for---now,
ai strong~ guiarantee
3rice the W orid Over
517---still the same price
rade, added to give greater
plus expert tailoring, plus