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VOL XXXIX MANNING, S. C., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 1919.
GERMANY TO PAY IN
Final Figures on Reparation Given
Out After Weelis of Negotiations
by the Alied Nations
DIVIDED IN.THREE BIG SUMS
After Paying the Hundred Billion
There Will' be Other Billions
Figured Out for Germans
Paris, April 14.--(By the Associat
ed Press.)-One hundred billion gold
marks is the amount Germany must
pay the Allied and associated govern
ments for losses and damage caused
in the war, plus other billions to be
determined by a special commission on
which Germany is to be represented.
This is the final and definite conclu
sion which has been reduced to writ
ing after weeks of negotiation which
took a wide range and involved fre
(uent changes and modinications.
The payment of the hundred billion
gold marks is to be diveded into three
distinct amounts, as follows:
First, twenty billion within two
Second, forty billion during thirty
years beginning 1f'21.
Third, forty billion when a commis
sion shall determine how it shall be
In view of the fluctuations through
which the negotiations have passed,
an authoritative statement was ob
tained to.y concerning the final
terms of the settlement. This sums
up the conditions as follows:
Summary of Conditions.
('ermany is at the outset held gen
erally responsible for losses and dam
ages in accordance with President
Wilson's fourteen points and the Al
lied response at the time the armis
tice was concluded. To determine the
extent of the payment under this re
sponsible a commission is set upto
tike testimony, assembie data and ar
range all details of the payments
from the enemy and distribution
among the Allied and associated pow
While the commission will admin
ister the details of the payments, suf
ficient is known to permit the deter
mination that an initial payment will
be required of twenty billion good
marks, payable in two years without
interest.' It has also been determin
ed that forty billion goid marks shall
be payable in bonds extxnding over
a period of thirty years beginning
1921, with a sinking fund beginning in
' Rate of Interest.
These forty billion marks draw 2%
per cent interest from 1921 to 1926
and 5 per cent interest after 1926.
In addition to the foregoing pay
ments, Germany also will be required
to deliver additional bonds for forty
billion marks,when the commission de
termines that this shall be (lone. These
three payments of tweaty, fci ty and
forty billions bring the total to one
hundred billion gold marks.
Beyond this total, the commission is
empowered to fix anything further
that may be required to cover Ger
"In other words," concluded the
eminent American authority, who
framed the terms and furnished the
foregoing summary, "a commission
set up with tower to collect from
Germany to the utmost of her capac
ity to pay, within the limitation of
PAXVILl[ NEWS NOTES
Mis L'ila Corbett spent the week
ened visiting Mrs. Elma T isdale .in
Dr. Trhos. WV. (Gunter wvill go to Flor
ence Tuesday to attend the meeting
of the S. C. Medica: Association.
Mrs. Bascumbe Lannair has return-~
ed to her home at Scarboro, Ga., after
a short visit to her sister, Mrs. J. C.
Soldier Manly Geduings came homne
last week after having spent several
Mrs. C'. C. Hodges and baby boy
from Sandersville, Ga.. are v'isiting at
the home of her brothe-r, Mr. C. HI.
Rev, and Mrs. M. J. ityzer of Co
dlova visitedJ at the homne of Mr. G. H.
Lackey last week. Rev. fKyzer has
rece:itly accep'tedle a held in ('olleton
county, and w;ill begin work ther'i
the early fall. hlenfo
Mrs. Marion Cox and ldrnfo
Florence are visiting her mother, Mrs.
Mary A. McLeod.
Service Badyes are t.o he g:len b~y
Headquarters to all persons clanning
800 hours work and service for the
* All those who feel that they have
given this amount of time andl would
like to claim a Badge please commnu
aicate with the Chapter Secretary.
WOFFORD GLEE CLUB
The Civic League has been very
fortunate in securing the W'offord
College Glee Club to give an enter
tainment in Manning Thursday even
ing, A pril 24th, at 9 o'clock, at the
Be sure not to miss this opportun
ity of enjoying a musical treat. These
young men come highly recommended
by other towns. Give them the
biggest house -eyer aeen in .Mannirng.
Adnlts. 50e; Cildren,.Blic
AIR OF UNCERTAINTY
Legal Advisers Can't Find Authority
SEARCH RECORDS IN VAIN
Revenue Bureau's Hands Tied With
out Early Legislation by .
Wushington, April 14.- :. ad
visers of the government agencies in
terested in liquor regulations ex
amined statutes and Executive orders
today without finding specific legal
authority by which the Internal
Revenue Bureau might enforce war
time prohibition after July 1.
President Wilson, under the Over
man act giving him power to transfer
functions from one department to an
other, might delegate the authority to
the revenue bureau, some lawyers de
elared. However, this still would leave
the bureau without adequate funds to
pay the costs of maintaining a large
federal police force, unless there is
some legislation at an early special
session of Congress.
Air of Uncertainty.
Suggestions received today did not
change materially the air of uncer
tainty over the question of how pro
hibition is to be enforced after July
1, as caused by Internal Revenue
Commissioner Roper's announcement
that his bureau had not the authority
nor the funds to carry out the en
forcement measures properly. Many
telegrams received at the commis
sioner's office today reilected keen in
terest by individuals and organiza
tions throughout the country in the
status of war-time prohibition.
Mr. Roper added nothing to his
statement in rcply to these queries,
it was said.
. Former Order.
Legal advisers of other agencies to
day discovered that an executive order
of the President, dated September 2,
1917, issued under authority of the
Overman act, delegated to the revenue
bureau and the customs division the
enforcement of the provision of the
Food Conservation Act of August 10,
1917, which prohibited the use of food
materials in production of whiskey
and paved the way for restriction of
The amendment to the Agricultural
Appropriation Act of November 21,
1918, by which war-time prohibition.
effective July 1, was established, did
not become law until long after that
executive order was issued, and con
sequently the order would not apply
to the prohibition measure.
The act of November 21, 1918, pro
vided "that after June 30, 1919, until
the conclusion of the present war, and
thereafter until the termination of de
mobilization, the date of which shall
be determined and proclaimed by the
President of the United States. * *
it shall be unlawful to sell for bev
erage purposes any distilled spirits.
* * *v" The act also specifies that in
this time "no beer, wine or other in
toxicating malt or vinous liquor shall
be sold for beverage purposes except
MRS. MARY TINDAL DEAl)
Former Clarendon Woman Dies at Hcr
Home in reenville.
Greenville, April 11.--Mrs. Marv
Martha Tindal. widow of II. F. Tindal,
of Clarendon County, died this after
noon at 1 o'clock at ner home on
IItherford street. She was orn in
1824. She was the daughter of H. F.
Rhame, of Clarendon County, who
luring his lifetime was one of the
largaet planters in the St te. and
serve: thirty years in the State Sen
at o. Mrts. Tindal's husban'ld di''l in
1875, and in 1P8'i, with a large famnily,
she moved to GrIeenIville'. Her suirviv
ing children are: L. R. TI'ndal. of
Cla rendon; Mris. M. E. Staggers, o
Spartanburg, andl H. B. Tindal, Mrs.
B. M. Shuman Mrs. lanues L. WValker,
Mrs. J1. F. Richardson. Sr.. Mes Eila
Blro:-k andlN Mis- Lou Tfindal, of Gron''
First. of Series of Script D~ances; ( En
The Youny Men's Club gave the
first (of a series of Script dances a
(Central Warehouse Friday evening.
Quite a number of the younger set
from nearby towns mlotoredI over to
attend the affair.
A mong the dancers were: Misses
Pearl Davis, Mabel Davis, Fairy Pitts,
Emaline Woodlruff, Myrtle Allen.An
nie Louise Asbill, Kathleen Bain, An
nie Vordeman, Miss Fischer, tall of
Summnerton. Miss Ward of Charles
on, Miss Esther Murden of Marion.
M'iss Kennedly oif Gable, MIiss Rion of
Columbia, Dr. and Mrs. Scott IHarvina,
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Weinberg and
their guest, Mrs. WVm. S. Ehrich oif
Elvansville, Indl., Mr. and Mrs. 1H. H.
B~radham anrd their guest, Miss LouisE
Walker of Columnbia College, Miss|
Rounette lHirschmann, Miss Irma Me-'
Kelvey, Miss Lucile Felder, Miss
IEsther Berger, Mr Welch of Green
ville, Jim Bowen, John Bowen..John
Gentry, Ulysses Brunson, Pete Chew- I
ring, Chas. Pitts, John Joseph, Wat-|I
son Cantey, Harry Brown, all of Sum
mettm, Mr. Floyd of Lake City, Ryan
Woods of G;able, Carl Kennedy of
Sardinia, David Diulose of Sardinia,
Raymond Wells of Mt. Car-mel, Leon
Burgess, Ed. Reardon, Dud Plyler,
mlarence Isernan, Scott Bagnal,
Brownie Bagnal, Chas. Bradham,l
Thomas Bagnal, Paul Floyd, G. T.
Ployd, Richard Plowden and H~orton'
Fhigiy-li ve thoi(usiil G ermiani hieil
fdera district committe I in thlie \''i
ing the best sellilg records ande) school
on1 the ''ieasury steps in Wushingtou,
director of War Lean Orghanization (
nllotiient from the Wai r IDem1rtment fi
each one of the helmets.
These helmets were a iecial supa
there by freight.
ADDITIONAL LOCAL HWS
Mr. Stcwart Harvin has sold his
hone to Harry Steinhardt, and we
learn the price was about $4,000.
There will be a Matinee at The
Pastime Friday afternoon at 4:30.
Night show at 8 o'clock.
Miss Louise Walger who has been
visiting .irs. Herman Bradham left
this morning for Columbia College.
W. M. Bomar of Spartanburg is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
Born a r.
TIe funny comedy "Spies and
Spills" and beautiful Gladys Leslie in
"The Beloved Imposter' at The Pas
time Theatre tonight.
Lost or Strayed-One male calf,
bhack with few white spots, about one
year old. Any information leading to
t' revery will be paid for by P. C.
Geun ings, Paxvilk, S. C.-11t-pd.
Mir. arid Mrs. Cary Smith, Mr. and
.r I Herman I)uBrow and Kissler
Wtaitherford formed a congenial party
who maotored over to Sumter last
night to see "Twin Beds."
The Wotlord Gle Club will be at
:he School Auditorium Thursday,
Apyri! 24th. This is first-class at
traction and the Ci . League was
vry- ie:cky to get thr.
M .s Francis Weaver and AMiss
(;rac N immer visited Charleston last
Sunuia'. They were guiests of Mis;ses
M11arvla'rite anrd HIelenu N immer an:d
wnil" ha the city by the sea visited
ahignla Ga rdenus.
Sir. JR. H. Dav~'is retulrned hiomle
5 uin. lichmondj last Friday, where he
\.'vnt for medical e xaIminiation. Hie
tvill returan toi the hospitaul ini a fewv
(iays to undergo at very serious stom
.er- oprat ion.
.daingll is a pretty town anid ai
JOodt towvn to l ive in, but somie pieople
ot town. ai.re miiig hity careless
at4out kieeping their prhies 110 clean.
(lean up before and (iticer forces you
to do 5o.
All Rled Cross Knmit ters are tugedl
tou continue knitting. Knittedl gar
imnte areU greatlIy iin need. Quite a
stupply of wool is 0on hand arid the
knitters have greatly dliminished.
Virginia Wil-on, Sec.
r.ndMr's. .J. D~uPre A lsbrook;
had .i their guests Sunday M~r. and
~Mr. Wm. F. Nettles, Miss Olive
Netles M1isa Virginia Lee Nett les and
Wm. U. Nettles, Jr., of Camden, Dr.
anid Mr s. L. WV. Nettles and1( Mrs. For
M (iwh r and little Elizabieth Caro
!Jne r owlerI of Columbia
St. Peters Lodge No. b4 will con
'c' the E'nteredl Apprentice Degree
F ridav evening, April 18th, at 8:30.
The. Mlasonic friends anid relatives of
Miessrs. Junius Scott Bagnal, Bennie
Ness andl Joel Luke Rlidgeway are
resnpetfully reqluested to attend the
Messrs. R. B. Terrill and F. G.
Satterfield the new tobacco ware
housemen were here the latter part
of last week, looking after tihe cree..
tiont of their warehouse. With ware
housemnen like Messrs. Chark, Cothran,
Terrill & Satterfield and E. W. H~ar
ris, Manning is sure to show up
prettyv well at ^.he front this venr.
TRIUMPHAL GERMAN HI
ne'ts, capturd by\ allIe"d troopis in Col
lory Libertiv Loan campaigln. Thelly wIll
ch1ibiren.t writing the bcest esstt} ton) the I
Ay shown ('rank It. WIlstn, dirercor of
ight). W1ilson created at panuie in the he#
,r $1. It emr.t thne Gtern,;an gcver~nw-nt ml
dly held In reserve for at triumpclhal entr;
SHOUTS TO HELL
WITH U. S. F-LAG
.\an Interrupting Sen. Chamberlain's
Speech Almost 'Mobbed.
New York, April 1-5.-A sensational
incident marked the close of an a
adress, by United States Senator Geo.
A. Chamberlain at a dinner of the
Sphinx Club at the Waldorf Astoria
tonight. His peroration was a poem,
"the American Fhag." As the Oregon
Senator" recited the closing lines one
of the dliners in the rear of the grand
ball room half rose from his seat and
"To hell with the American fhag."
Diners from several other tables
started towards the man who had de
nounced the flag, but Edward W.
Mitchell, vice-president of the Texas
and Oklahoma Oil Company, was the
first to reach him. Swinging with
his right arm, Mr. Mitchell landed a
clean blow on the chin of the di s
turber and knocked him down.
Several friends seated with the man
attempted to interfere and there was
a lively scrimmage in which Mr. Mit
chell himself was struck in the
The disturber was rushed out a side
door before any serious damage was
done, however. Eddmund 1). Gibbs,
former president of the club, and
Robert. S. Scarborough, treasurer, who
immediately began.u an investig-ation,
delared t a enunbet e
termne he mn'sidetitybuttha
les ei r irlI,alled for .i. C Camp. iit
Deparutmenti oln the Sou'th Caro3i li tna
camps I wich the gerne~n islii un
dern tauping Se:n. hCamperlaick
on E.W.o, ofi Ro.-A Isenatndl.
inidn m'arkefo the cntire oamf ampa
A.ver Chmerli atrakin on ofth
tniant.olis $4er0 oro entir ajom,
$1t0ile esifa theag.overnme rean
w~or Newie trecoing mpne, one
$oft00 derste interof the grnen
beains rothal rosenti staiat and,
000 ellte vitf the Aoveriment fre-.
tans( toehosithenl. ad(C
nCuicago th prlag 1.btoding ovr
theledic fhicciail no th heas
ftrst him rthah him. wifeihadbu ith
days rt live, Wilia Maitzllssidet
lan loase o tHinae of thuburb,
tdaybhr and kocked him dwn.,faal
Seunral hies s eated with than
sixteare o daugterr andl ther coa
amitel scine.The inhicre died Mitn
ahl hnaimlf tuk i h
enz/, lre to be t warded ap rizes iy
be given to \'ictory noite sal4"esmeniak
1mn. II the p'iture shown bovi, ta kin
lcblilcity (left). and Lewis 1t. 'ranklin.
himct macrlot 'y buyiug the entire 85,000
ore tlhun t'.: a t;uocnt to iminufacture
into I'tris. 1'ventutlly they arrived
INVITATION SENT TO HUNS
To Meet Allies April 25th at
Paris, April 15.-A formal invita
tion was sent by the council of four
today to the German government t<.
send representatives to Versailles for
the meeting of the peace Congress of
April 25. No reply had been receivved
up to tonight, but it is expected tnat
the German delegation viil reach
Versailles about April 24.
ROUMIANIANS DRI\EN RACK
Compelled to Retreat. Before Soviets
London, A pril ]5.-Russian Soviet
troops, after heavy fightin-, having
compelled the Rumanians to begin a
general retreaet into Beessarabia fron
the line of Kamenetz-Mohilev along
the Dneister in Podolia, a Ru's:ian
wireless message Says.
Further north in Western Ukraine,
the message adds, the troops of Gen.
Petlura have been driven from th'
line of Kamelnet-Proskurov-Sepi
PRESIDENT R E'lEINS SON^
To Come Iome A prli 27 or 2. .'y"
Paris, April 15.--Hlaves. t.-.}'esi.
(lent WVison intends to stii f *r the
United States April !7 (Jr 28, after
being present at t he op~enmn: numin
of the peacei confgr.se' at \'.ral~ei
TIhe E'cho D~e Paris vys to-ht. y. After
his deparI&ture(. Co. E. .\l. Hoa-t wi.
Germans at H1ambu~trg Sacid to H1..'
steaminship Phlden with f1 ood for P oian
was pillaged at Hamburg by t he 4,ar
matns, accordinog to a dlispaItch fro
WaT~rsaw~ received in Zurmih arn t ran
mitted to Tlhe Echo lDe Pari
To' the Distr&t Roadc( ( i j (I.
(f ( larn dilcn (out :'
Un'cder the new-~ roadi hls c.
district is t o have cruedit for the rcmi
tax collected for said dyst rietd :- Ia
dreds of peophi in t h (ountyv do not
know what w~'hoocl dirt riot Iy v e
:n, aind if left to, 'ome to thev tr'.asurer
lo pay, cofusliionl will acrist and thu
listrict niot get proper credit.
A very simple wvay to avoid this
.vill be for the variousw boardls to tol
eet this road~ tax, issue the ir re't ipt
ror same, and then turn ocver tc meW,
and I canI then issueC rec'eipt to (cover.
By doing this way, it will gi eatly
neilitate matters. I shall acppreciate
L. L. Wells,
JYO HUNDR[D MILLION
TO HANDLE COITON
Cotton Men Indorse Proposed Market
MEETIN IN COLUMBIA
Conference Between Congressional
D~elegation and Delegates to
Columbia, A pril 1 5.-Meeting here
today with members of the South Car
olina delegation in Congress, the
twenty delegates from the South
Carolina Cotton Association to the
convention in New Orleans next
month, headed by Governor Robert A.
Cooper, passed a resolution endorsing
the proposed cotton marketing cor
poration, but suggesting that its cap
it::l stock be made $2(0,000,000 in
stead of $10(0,000,000, as proposed.
To fu.ther enable the South to fi
nun:f:. the cotton crop1 the committee
also uritd that batiks be urged to
increase their capital stock 50 per
Attending the meeting were the
(overnor :;? the ILieatenant Gover
no:' of South Carolina, two United
States Senators and three members of
the house of Representatives.
A committee was appointed to take
charge of the question of securing
large government warehouses to han
dle cotton, and after a discussion of
possible amendment to the national
banking law this question was placed
in the hands of Representative W. F.
The resolution summing up the re
sult of the meeting is as follows:
"Resolved, That this special com
mittee appointed by the South Caro
lina Cotton Association do heartily
endorse the proposed organization of
a cotton marketing corporation, with
a capital stock of one hundred million
dollars ($100,000,000), and its scope
be enlarged to deal in and with cot
"This committee believes that it
would be practicable at this time to
raise the atrount of $200,000,000, es
pecially if the stock be made payable
in liberty bonds if desired by the sub
"It is essential, in the judgment of
this committee, that the majority of
the stock be owned by the farmers of
the South, and this committee recom
mends that proper provision be made
to secure this enl.
Will Do Their Share.
"This committee is confident that
the people of South Carolina will take
their proportion of the capital stock
of this corporation, whether it be
$100,000,000 or $200,000,000 and
pledges its full support to see that
aid stock is taken.
"'T'his committee reconends that
all banks in the South increase their
combined capital and surplus by 50
per cent, or to such an amount they
may find to be practicable, for 'h"
purpose oif enabling them to make
Jakrger loans to irndividual borrow
ers. up~on cotton collateral, and to meet
the increasing demands upon all beanks
for financ ial assist ance.
"I: is suggested that there is a ver;
large investme~nt in liberty bonis in
the South, which mayv be. caee
into th:N in1crease of capitail, with
ad(vianta(ge biot'h to t he !?no ter andI
"State banks in the SuthI lnot mem.)1
bers of the federal reserve syste,
are urgedl tod join the federa resIi*uerv
sysem. The South will ma rket and
Iin~ance its~ cotton erop. Thiis will
conmpletelyV revolutioni)ize the e'nt ire
business inte4rests of t h South. It
mEans ounercia! free lo~ . prje 'css
anid [ros erit y.
MIINEFRS' 811tlK E; C.~.l.F2l)
In Sub.-Jlasd MIines in A rkansa~s anad
Fort Smilth, Ark., April 15.--.Striike
orders were issuedl today calling out
to4morrow mniners em ployed in all sub
leased mines of the Cent ralI Coal and
roke' (ompany in Arkansas and K(ant
sas5, supbplemental to an order issuedl
eve.ral dlays ago for a strike in the
nines owned by the Central Coal and
2oke Company in Arkansas, Okla
loma and Kansas. It was stated that
Pproximately 6,000 menJ will be af
ectedl by the combined strike ordler in
he three States. The strike was call
d as a result of a controversy over
he time of day machine miners should
eport for work.