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Rundown and Unable to
Work To Vitalize
"I am pleased to reconnend the
I'eruun as it was beneficial in
restoring my health when I was System
all run down from overwork and
nervous worry and was unable to
take. up my regular work. A
friend recommended Peruna and
said htl was sure that it would 'tr. George AtkinNeons
restore my xtrength. I soon found Stationary Fireman and Member
that I was getting better and in United Workmen, 323 1J. 8th Ave.,
a little over two anouth I was Topeka, Kansas.
able to resume my duties with liis letter opnosite leaves little
renewed vigor amid treigth. cI doubt of his faith in Peruna.
certatinl} is at wonderful mendicinoe ________________________
to vitalize the system."
For Sale Everywhere Liquid or Tablet Form
I am offering for sale the following tracts of land in Clarendon County:
TRACT 18-61-Tract of 130 acres, 70 cleared, in Clarendon County
7 miles from Manning, 5 miles from Alcolu, 3 1-2
miles from Gable, on Sardinia-Manning Public Road;
4-room main lwelling, 2 tenant houses, several
barns; school hlouse and church convenient. Price,
per acre ----------------- ---- ----- ------------$35
TRACT 18-62-Tract of 170 acres, 100 cleared, in Clarendon Coun
ty, 5 miles from Alcoa(, 7 miles from Manning, on
6ardiinia-Manning Public Road; 6-room main dwell
ing, 2 tenant houses, barns and stables. Price, $35 per acre.
T'RACT 18-70-Tract of 936 acres, 400 cleared, in Clarendon Coun
ty, 2 miles from Bloomville. 4 miles from Foreston.
and 8 miles from Manning, on Bloomville-Sumter
Road; 5-room main dwelling, 15 tenant houses, good
barns and stables. School and church near.
Price _ _ _ _ . __------------- _____ _..... -------..$28,000
TRACT 18-81-Tract of 164 acres, 14 acres cleared, with 75 acres
of partially grown up old ields, in Clarendon Coun
ty. 7 miles east of Alcolu, near Manning-Sarainta
Public Road. Price ----- -----------------$35 per acre.
TRACT 18-86-Tract of 32 acres at Remini in the Fork of the Rem
ini-Summerton Public Road and the Camden
Charleston Public Road. This is good land and desir
awy located right at the station of Remini. Price
per acre -----------------------------------------$100
TRACT 18-87-Tract of 448 acres, 128 cleared, five miles from
Pinewood, 7 miles north of Remini, on Camden
Charleston Public Road. 4 tenant houses. Some good
tim ber on tract. Price __-__ _____ _..__..__ .. .. ....$7500
TRACT 18-97-Tra'ct of 371 acres, 315 in cultivation, in Clarendon
County, 3 1-2 miles West of Summerton, 1 1-2 miles
from Millard's Siding, on the M. & A. Railroad and
Summerton-Remini Public Road; 5-room house and
nine tenant houses. This is exceptionally fine land,
and with a little shaping tip will make one of the
nicest plantations in the State. Price, per acre _ _ ...8100
We are offering other tracts in all parts of Sumter, Lee and Claren
don counties. If you do not find what you wvant in this list, tell us wvhat
you are looking for, and we fill make it our business to find it for you.
R. B. BELSER,
REAL ESTATE BROKER
26 N. Main St. Sumter, S. C.
Farm Lands, Business and Residence Property, Timber Lands and
To the Farmers of Clarendon County:
We are ready to sell you your requirements of
ALL FERTILIZERS AND FERTILIZER MA
TERIAL for cash or on approved collateral.
PULVERIZED FLORIDA PHOSPHATE ROCK,
32 per cent. PHOS. ACID, 16 per cent ACID
* COTTON SEED MEAL.
BLOOD, TANKAGE, MURIATE OF POTASH.
ALL GRADES OF AMMONIATED GOODS.
We can also now supply you with NITRATE
It will pay you to get our prices before placing
WRITE-PHONE--OR TELEGRAPH US.
HAR Y & CO.,
Dealers and Distributers
SUJMTER, S. C.
RED CEDAR SHINGLES
We give special attention to all orders for "TITEHOLD SE
LECT" Red Cedar Shingles; prompt shipment. You will make no
mistake In ordering "TITEIIOID SELECl'S". Satisfied Custo
mers guaranteed by our name, by inspection, by advertised repu
tation. Write us NOW.
Carolina Portland Cement Company
Charleston, S. C.
ROOSEVELT ESTATE VALUED
AT HALF A MILLION
Will Provides It be Held in Trust
$60,000 FUND TO CHILDREN
Aviator Drops Laurel Wreath, Which
Drops Squarely on Roose
Oyster Bay, N. Y., Jan. 9.-Col.
Theodore Roosevelt's will, made in
1912, was read to member of the fam
ily at Sagamore Hill today and prob
ably will be filed with the surrogate
of Nassau County tomorrow.
Although the value of the former
President's estate was not made
known it was understood to - amount
to not much more than $500,000. Ac
cording to Attorney George C. Cobbe,
of New York, who read the will, the
document provides that the entire
estate, with the exception of the
family silver and plate, shall be held
in trust for the widow during her life
and gives her power to dispose of it
by will as she sees fit. In the event
she leaves no will the estate is to be
divided in equal parts among the
The silver and family plate, Mr.
Cobbe said, are to be divided among
the children, as is a $60,000 trust
fund left to Col. Roosevelt by his
The will named as trustees Lieut.
Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., and W.
Emlin Roosevelt, a cousin of the col
Mrs. Roosevelt, who was unable to
attend the funerz. yesterday, will visit
the grave in Young's Memorial Ceme
tery tomorrow after wnich she will
leave Sagamore Hill for a brief visit
to Col. Roosevelt's sister, Mrs. Wi.
Sheffield Cowles, at Farmington, Conn.
She wilh be accompan:ed by Mrs.
Ethel Derby and Capt. Archibald
Hundreds of visitors thronged the
cemetery today. As the visitors stood
about the grave this afternoon an
army airplane from Quentin Roose
velt Field at Mineola. flew low and
dropped a laurel wreath which landed
squarely on the grave.
Fourth-Class Postmaster Examination
The United States Civil Service
Commission has announced an exami
nation to be held at Sumter, S. C.,
on January 25, 1919, as a result of
which it is expected to make certi
fication to fill a contemplated vacancy
in the position of fourth-class post
master at Davis Station and other
vacancies as they may occur at that
office, unless it shall be decided in
the interests of the service to fill any
vacancy by reinstatement. The coml
pensation of the postmaster at this
office was $365 for the last fiscal year.
Applicants must have reached their
twenty-first birthday on the (late of
the examination, with the exception
that in a State where women are de
(lared by statue to be of full age for
all purposes at eighteen years, wo
men eighteen years of age on the (late
of the examination will be abmitted.
Applicants must re'iide within the
territory supplied by the postoffice
for which the examination is announc
The examination is open to all citi
zens of the United States who can
comply w'th the requirements.
Application blanks, Form 1753, and
full information concerning the re
quirements of the examination can be
secured from the postmaster at the
place of vacancy or from the United
States Civil Service Commission,
Washington, D. C.
Ar al ications should be properly ex
ecuted and filed with the Commission
at Washington. D. C., at the earliest
FoO) RELIEF" IN
THlE NEAR EAST
Columbia, JTanuary 9.--The appeal
to Congress lby P'resident Wilson for
$100,000,000 for food for the suffer
ing peoples of Europe in no way af
fects the campaign for relief in the
Near East, according toi a telegram
receivedl todlay by C. L. Carlton, State
Director of the South Carolina "drive"
from New York quoting a cablegram
from the Pres iden t. 'The President
says he hopes the "drive" foir $8(0,
(100,000 will continue to a successful
''The 'prritio asked of C'on
gross for handling food relief'' said
the President's ':ablcgram, ''is not in
tended in any wav to take the place.
of the subscriptions being asked for
relief and rehabilIitatint in the Near
East. I hope that this subscription
DuiRANTr & ELLERBIE
Attorneys at Law
MANNING, S. C.
R. 0. Puirdy. S. Oliver O'Bryan
PURDIIY & O'BRYAN
A ttorneys and Counselors at Law.
MANNING, S4. C.
Attorney at Law
Loans Negotiated on Mortgages of
Office Over Home Bank & TIrust Co.
MANNING, S. C.
DRI. J1. A. COLE,
MANNING, S. C.
Upstairs Over Weilnberg's Corner
J. W. WIDEMA N,
Attorney at Law
MANNING, St. C.
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will not in any way be interrupted
or reduced; the need is immediate
and very great."
The cablegram was addressed to
Cleveland H. Dodge of New York,
treasurer of the National Committee
for Relief in the Near East.
South Carolina's allotment in this
movement is $200,000 the canvass for
which commences January 12 and ter
minates January 19.
OPPOSES McADOO'S PLAN
S. C. Railroad Commission Places
Itself on Record.
Columbia, Jan. 13.-The South
Carolina Railroad C. mmission ac
cording to a telegram today from
.John G. Richards, chairman, to
Charles E. Elmquist, of Washington,
president of the Nationa. Association
of Railway and Utilities Companies,
is opposed to the McAdoo plan of the
government operating the railways
for a five-year period and to govern
The following is the wire of Chair
man Richards on behalf of the com
"Your circular January 6. South
Carolina commission unanimously op
posed to five-year plan or government
ownership. We think our association
should take a stand upon the ques
tion. As to interstate rates, the com
mission of the several States can be
relied upon to properly protect all in
terests, and the Interstate Commerce
Commission interstate rates."
The telegram from Chairman Rich
ards was in answer to a circular from
Mr. Elmquist asking how the com
mission stood on the McAdoo plan,
stating that at Washington there was
a feeling that should the plan be
adopted it would ultimately mean gov
"Considerahle apprehension exists
among certain Senators over the ef
fects unon rates of an early restora
tion of the railroads to private own'er
ship," said the Elmoquist circular. "It
is claimedl that the McAdoo rates wvill
be superceded by the State freight
and nassenger rates, andl also the in
terstate rates, wvhich were in effect
prior to ordler 28, thus dlisturbing the
rate fabric and endangering railroadi
Mr. Elmquist asks the commission,
should the roads go back to their pri
v'ate owners. howv it exnets "to treat
wvit~h statutotorv freight and passen
ger rates, as wvell as other rates, which
were in effect at the time order 28
London. .Jan. Jan. 13.-Germany has
fa lien b)ehind in the last month in
turning over material reqjuircd by the
terms of the armistice. A checkinr
to date showvs a shortage of 685
heavy guns, 7,000 machine guns, 1 .000
trench mortars, 600 airnlanes, 4.736
enigines. 5.000 motor lorries andi 130,
000) railroad cars.
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Call us over Long Distance at our expense
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Phone 793. 1411 Assembly St.
COLUMBIA, S. C.
We have just received a car
MULES and HORSES
and can fill any order. In this lot we have a few
extra nice Southern drivers. We didn't buy this
car to feed and they will not stay long. We have
the size and qualitg and our prices will make them
move. Our stock Harness, Mowers, Rakes, BU
gies and Wagons you will find complete, and
invite your inspection before you buy. We ha
studied the needs of our customers for a number
of years, and we feel we now have anything to.
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