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. 1 WE $01. WAR SAVI
In the way of dres
our great line of chil
es in all materials, als
In Crepe (le Chine
hosiery here because c
II LOVELY NEW
In the Fall season's ve
richest colors and fabric
rich velvets, with the
collars. Prices range fr
First Steps Taken Looking to Fixing
of Price and Control of South's
Great Staple Crop
HEARINGS WILL BE HELI)
Two South Carolina Men, W. R. Beat
tie and J. C. Redmond, on Coni
mittee to Hold Hearings
WVashiington, Sept. 23.--First step:
looking to the fixing of prices fo
stand~ard grades of raw cotton weri
tagen today by the government in th,
nanming ot two commiiittees, onle to in
vestiL'ate the en(t ire cotton situat io:
and the other inquiry the (distributiml
of co tt on by ourchasing all of the
st:ipb0 neeled by the United State'
a nd the A\llies at prie's to be a prover
by the l'resident.
Thonis W . Page. vice chiirman 01
the t arift coimission,00 was name<
chairman of the iom.nittee of inquiry
which is to hol herins over th<
cotton growintr Stat es The othei
nmemb ers are: W . R. Be~i ttie. G reen
ville, S. ('., pre'sidenit of the l'iedmon1
M-mufactittirjimrl (ompaiy; IL I.. Hen.
nettP0 ris, Tfexas, Ciott (ln i grewer
W-irI 31. Hurcgess. Omaha. Neb.. re.
tail mlerchat; Edwarda n 'arohamn
(Gram. 1Hostoni. fo rmier tresident of th(
.Natijona Association of ( ottoni Alan
uf'acture'rs; ,. . Redmond~11, St. Ma.
h'ws. S. (.: ('ot tin vrower; .'1.. P
Starti'vant, Glnoa .Mis.'.. (Ottor
vrower.r anal S. W. Well'ts, New Or.
hc . i'itton factor; 11. S. .\lurph, ot
th - iieh-rl re'serve buren'a of imm'.
h-. il he Icreta of t he(iI tomit.
Allisare: 'harles .1. Biand. iof thu
Wm. I.. 'laiyton. Htoistoni. T'exNl
memb' Ii i fPu a larg'ei cotton fi rm operat
mfl mI lixas and Oklahoma; .J. Te'm.
pI'' Gwat ho)''. New Yoirk, Oimbe ii1
m(nv Il'iit i'', n- l'dward I1. Inman
At tulnta, G: . fiornwr ('ot ton merc'hanit
n(OW actm0 Is at purichasin510g agent fmi
Be3~for', t hi' war 1 ithlist riiis boarY
made11 publhIic t he personii)nel of t lt
('omm llitt ('s, Sena toirs andI Re'presenta
ti'"s tirom the Siouthern~ cot tonl grow
mnt Stateis met with miebes of th<
1(otton~ States marioki'tir oarduci to dii
(e I thie proposed priun tfixing. T1he
((onfereunl'e adoliptedi a iisolttion set
fin2 ftih that it opopi wi price fix
m(it t(e toi presen-t the fact s tii th-'
an effiort to i'invince' the mt hat pirice
fi ing i not n ecessar y.
ITh' Waor I ndu stries I ~ard an
nounceid that William I,. (layvton .1.
Temph: G;wathn'y andl Edward El. In
man will d (issoiate themselves from
their~ buioness awlI- will remain so idi
asstociatedl as 1long2 as they continule
in the service (if the government as
members of the conmmittee ont <listri
hottimn of coton.
yC STAMPS *
EVERYTHING FOR THE SCIIOO
s and dress accessories., and mothers v
Iren's dresses, sweaters, bootees, etc.
> sciges. $1,00 up to $6.00.
NEW SHIRT WAISTS
(all -olors), Georgettes, etc., at $3.08
GREA'' LINE OF LADIES* FINE I
7rom the very best manufacturers. Y4
f our very large and select line and al
ry newest and
]. Many warm
iew huge fur
in $17.50 on
The committee of inquiry, it wa
announced, already has met and full;
discussed the cotton situation an<
adopted this resolution:
"Resolved, That the committee of
cotton distribution he authorized im
mediately to alolt cotton as to quan
tity andl grade to all domestic an<
for eign consumers and that they als
be authorized to buy cotton, if any
when necessary for the requirement
of the United States and Allied gov
"Resolved, further. That the cot
ton comimttee feels that this will have
an important effect in stabilizin;
prices, but in the meantimo they wvil
keep in touch wvith the whole situatio;
with a viewv to determining the effee
of this action and whether price-fix
mug or any other measure will he nec
CLOTIHES FOR HEIGIlInI
T In mlion ni'in, woniaeni ando ch ii
dirt': ini thle o(cuied arts i of Belgiun
a1nd F'rance a'gain look to the Amieri
cain 1:eap!e to provide at(m will
clothing toi get through. the comiint
winter. On the success of the set'
ondl clothing drive which the Ameri
cenn Re:! (Cross, at the recjue::t of thi
Helu-ian relief comm issien,. will launel
On Sepjtomhiler 23 an deonirtinue for on,
Iweek, dlepetnds whet h'r these sore!'
Iit'id peon 0It are to have enoutgh cover
ing for t heti r jioorly in ourished bod(1ie:
durinig the coldi weather.
F'ive thousandit tons to' clothing i:
h em n imum amount the lied Ciros;
sult of this drive. An' 'equal amflouni
wscotlhetted in the clothing cam
pa ign hiust 7t1arch, anrd for some' t imni
t ributtioni in Ht'lgiurm and niorthe'rr
l'ran~ce, hut at least ats tmch more i
needed; neco rd inrg fto I erbert C
I looveri, chiirmant r of the comm Oissiot
fo'r the reltietf of Hielgiumt. In an itp
nIa to the Amiierican T pe'ople fori
h'1arty reso nse to this worthy call
.v to '.I Datvison. chatirmai~n of th<
I r Counoil t of ft'e tmeric'an Ret
(ro-m sayvs in part:f
li k of the' Ge'n~ra wvall that for
nrl I' 'ars' hits l'hemmed in bratve lit
l( le ely.0(it aniher' neighbor's it
noriither'n lFrance(, J3(,000.000 huma in b e
ings look to us for clothing as we!
as foold Even the wcll-to-do ie
necess ifits and~ the poor~t are ini th<
dIii'ts t netetd. All stoc)(ks of' cloth ingj
atnd rawv materials9 have long sinet
been "xhaust ed. There have been ne
comnm('rc ia imnorts sinrce the first de
vaistaitioni of the 'ounitry. The quanlt
ity of miatter'ials that the commissior
fur r'eliel' has bteen pt'irmitted toi im
nrt for mianufoactuort' into cloth i r
haie nevet'riern snuffitcie'nt, andit nov.
the worbil is short hboth of cloth in;.
an rd r'aw maitreianl. We canunot mri'
chast'e wvha't is nee'dietd.
"E /ery houtsehlol in the land ha:
somtet sparte clothlinug, worn or out
girwn oif little valube here, hut des
Jiera~tely neededt by the dtestitut<
here. They have been reduced t<
fashiouiing garments from flour sacks
old lantrkets, sheets and tablecloths
which have now rimuis (--.alprd
re full display
styles .in La
-y, etc. Our
here in a gre
'i 1do well to vist this store and see
Sweaters from $1.00 to $4.50. Dress
u will find it a real delight to buy
so the very reasonable price.
-iE 1G STORE (
and shoes from -scraps of carpet and
jute sacks. Today it costs eight dol
r tars to have a pair of shoes resoled.
I For bedding, sacks stuffed with dry
leaves or mos sserve an mattresses.
i Everywhere the need for blankets is
tremendous. Hospitals and other in
stitutions suffer for want of sheets.
1 In some places whole families sleep
> together to share a single blanket.
"To relieve a pluc7cy and long-suf
fering nation we must open lip our
- stores of partly used clothing. The
value of these supplies is inestimable."
3 )ARIK AYS FOR GERMANY
SPeople Group Together as Before
i Great Disast~ers
- Paris, Sept. 23.-A neutral dliplomat
who has just passed through Ger
many, where he stayed a few (lays,
dleclaredl to the Mlatin that the food
situation in Berlin is so bad that
foreign .d iplomats subsist exclusively
on provisions sent to them.
The German people, crushed by r~e
etent events, seems like arutomatons.
Irespondling unconsciously to sugges
Sreceivedl, all spirit of initiative
ndt fiee criticism is completely gone.
H-e conicludled t he summ01ing up of his
imipre'ssions wvith the following:
verybhody wants to group togeth
9r just as before great disasters."
If 'LGA R IA AI'P'i,A 1 1)S NOTE'B
Sayvs Austria's Feeler Accords With
A- misterdlam, Sept. 23. --Bulgarvia's
reply to the A ustrian peace note says
among other things:
"Thiiis initiative' correspondls entire
ly vvt h the aspirations of the Bul
ca m mn Goverlnmenit andI people. Tihe
IBulgarian Gove.rnme(nt hastens to ex
'n'ess their readinmess to send dele'
gates to such a con ference. We seek
ne i t (oniquests nol- 1i( establIish -
't oif her:emo'ny overi our neigh -
.lThe niot e conciludes w~'i th an expres
sium of sympathy with Pre'side(nt Wil
so '(11S views on0 the settlement of Bal
kan conflicts in accordance with the
rights of nationiti~~ies.
(1,A~lIi N O)Rl)ER TIOWN
Running light WVith Alexicans; Two
.vrmAiz., Sept . 23.---Horace
Ha~irrison, waterman at the Ulnitedl
Verde copper mint' here, was shot and
mstantiily killed todahiy by a Alexican
'ho shot on h~ei ng orde red to halIt.
1.oter another Alexicean identi ifed as
(;abriel Acero, a miner, was k illed fol.l
howing a running fight with an offi
telr. It was reported the Alexicean was
11arcrison 's slayer'. 'This was later dIis
A fter Hlarriston was shot officers
formed a posse to hunt for his as
.'ailant. Federal and State officers at
temptedi to stop dlemontsrations with
firearms by another group) of Mexi
tanOs, aind in the ensuing fight Acero
was killed afte'r lhe had woundedI J. G.
Crowley, the city marshal, and Dep
uty United Hinton Mar.shal Crison,
day and Sate
s of all the
for this store
And the prettiest we have evc
were bought to fully satisfy the
Made from very best materi
a price range from
Featuring Warshauer and Ja
city. They were displayed in the
tion of Broadway's best dressed i
Of course, we also feature our
You will be astonished at the
of present (lay conditions.
3N THE cORN
Doni't forcget to bit
amount you pled
to buy and a
'Over the Top
Sizes, 3 to 5.....
South Main St.
e on the
AT SUITS NOW COMING IN D
r displayed. They were personall;
most discriminating of customers
Is of fine Tricotine, Velours, Bro
AND MILLINERY DISPLAY
ce Marsh Hats, two new hat desig
recent Astor Fashion showv in Ne,
vomen. We have them in al lthe
old standbys, Gage, Castles, Morel
very reasonable prices we can qu
,n, an( in
ded with S']
'S for Won
$10 and $11.
the. $5. $6 $7.50
jed $9 and $10.
$4. $5. $6.
$8 and $9.
er Shoes I
!E SEVL WAR SAVING STAMPS
rsCIele by ou/ buyers and I
adcloths, etc., and giving you
---------------- $15.0 to 50.00
ris never before brought to this
w York, and won the admira
iewest shapes and colors.
cad and Harmony models.
)te you this season, regardless
LL'S NEWEST DRESSES
Messalines, Crepe de Chines
erseys. Handsomely trimmed
the very newest modes. Priced
------$10.00 to $35.00.
You Smnile~if you
UTZ & DUNNS
They fit Women's
Sumter, S. C