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Secret Service Men Ready to Nab
Washington, Aug. 9.-Tangible re
results from the investigation of hoard
ing and profiteering initiated by At
torney General Palmer are expected to
develop in the immediate future as
the result of an order today directing
the entire secret service of the bureau
of investigation to assist the forces
now at work trying to uncover in
stances in which the public has been
gouged by the illegal control of prices.
Officials of the Department of
Justice said reports from many sec
tions of the country showed the
search for evidence of extortion in the
necessities of life was proceeding vig
Oiling and Greai4
ISK Cord anc
T a pipe in your face that's fille
dbert, if you're on the trail of sn
you a song of tobacco joy that
ob was to see how much of ti
I get away with every twenty-1
)u can "carry on" with Prince Al
11 be after laying down a smoke
think of the old front line in Fri
A. never tires your taste becau
slip into your think-tank that I
patented process that cuts out
you can hit smoke-record-higl
r week without any comeback 1
Reynolds Tobacco Compa
)rously and it was indicated that
nanly prosecutions might conie very
Announcement was n:ade today that
Cengress would proceed promptly with
legislative measures recommended by
President Wilson in his address yes
terday as necessary to stop the "vic
ious practices" which have been large
ly responsible for the rising cost of
Republican Leader Mondell stated in
the Hlouse that appropriations would
be made at once to enable the gov
ernment departments to attack the
problem, and Chairman H-laughen an
nounced that the agriculture commit
ee would begin hearing Monday on
egislation to control the time foods
ould be held in cold storage.
The Senate Interstate Commerce
'ommittee discussed suggestions of
tI,' Sold or' Rebuilt.
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- South Carolina
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Hill' c Reynold
rdt aod ags, tidy
rdi hndaoma pound
and half-pound tin humi.
\ dora-and-that classy,
practical pound crystal
ulaaa humidor with
sponge moistener top that
keeps the tobacco in such
d cheerily brimful of Prince
joke peace I For, P. A. will
will make you wish your
ie national joy smoke you
bert through thick and thin,
barrage that'll make the
se it has the quality I And,
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bite and parch-assurance
1-spots seven days out of
ut real smoke joy !
ny, Winston-Salem, N. C.
the President that interstate ship
ments of necesisties be controlled by
a licensing system and Chairman
Cummins announced that he would ap
point a subcommittee Monday to rec
ommend such legislation as it should
decide was necessary.
There were indications at the White
House that President Wilson might let
the high cost of living share with
the league of nations in the speaking
tour which he is soon to make. The
President has been devoting virtually
all of his time recently to the eco
nomis situation and has come to be
lieve that the importance of the
luestion demands discussion equally
with the big international problem,
to explain which was the prime pur
lose of the tour.
DECIDE TO PUT OFF STRIKE
Charlotte, N. C., Aug. 11.-After
acing for a day the menace of a possi
>le strike of electrical workers em
loyed by the Southern Public Uitili
les Comlpany, wvhich furnishes this
-ity wVithl gas and~ electric power and
ighting service, it was anounced late
onighlt by union leaders that there
*vouldi he 110 such strike at present'
lendting possible conference wvith of
icials of the company.
TPhis announcement was made fol -
owing conferences of tihe workers anid
mlion organizers, at, which, accordiing
.0 previous annlouncement, it was to
ice(decided( whether or nlot all inmme
hiate strike should he0 called. These
onefrences followed refusal on the
mart of tile presidecnt, Z. V. Taylor, of
he utilities company to confer wvith
( ommllittee oIf the wor'kers hleaded
)y D). B. Goble, recpresenitative of the
niteOrnatilonall Brotherhood of Elect ri
-all Workers. Mr. Taylor reilteratedi his
orme1r dlecla rat ion thlat hle would
-heerfully conlfer with any or all of
.he company employes.
No attemlpt was madec today to op
rate aniy street cars, andi there wvere
'1( surface dievelopmntnIs in thle car
A strike of tile eiectrical wvorkers,
f sulccessful, would pa ralyzie most of
he induilstrial iplants in thlis viciniity,
<er'vice o'f tihe es ty and( t~s plopula tion1.
WAIRNS OF" SWINDIRERS
Wash ingtonl, Aug 11--Publishers of
lie (omle Back, the official soldiers'
'lewspap~er, issued( here at Walter Reedi
H ospitalI, issuedl a warninig today
a ga inust s windle Irs ill sold1ier's uniforms
who have been ('01lecting thlousan~ds of
dlollars through the Southernl States
represenlting themrselves asl soIlicitor
toJ the newspaplers.
T1he Come Hack, an oficeial annlounlct
mlenlt says, has 11( solicitors( in the
Southern c.. nltry and1( will offer a re.
ward for evidience which wvill lead te
Plies Curcd In 6 to 14 Days
Druggist. :efund money if PAZO OINTMENT faiib
toeuiro itchin~g, Illnd. lileeding or Protruding Ples.
instantly relieven Itching Piles and you ca e
restful sleen nfter the ner annid,.noanoo. ien64
Really now, Mister :
warning about your bu3
haul and railroad troubl
a very true prediction.
Baltimore or St. Louis <
ments and other railroad
Trade (and there is goin
some goods of us at once
had you not better stop and thir
time for this Fall if railroad trot
not come and see us first and ge
wants. Your credit should be t
son's bills of us. We can still he
a splendid, attractive line in all
I)ry Goods, Dress Goods,
at reasonable prices, conditions
Silks in Taffetas, Mess
A splendid assortment of Fancy I
variety in style an prices in sill
and though they are scarce and
a killing right now if you will e
There is no end to the call you
supply it. We have the goods, tl
touch with us who are near hom(
troubles that are ahead. If you
you from a knockout trade loss.
iously waiting to see or hear froi
your troubles to our trolley while
Whole sale Dealers and I
43-45-47 Hayne Street;
the arrest and conviction of the im
Reports to headquarters say that
one of the impostors who exhibited
printed receipts defrauded residents of
Roanoke, Va., of as much as a thou
BOLSHEVIKI ARE RETIRING
London, Aug. 11.-A Russian Gov
ernment wireless dispatch received
here this evening says:
"In the dlirection of Petrovsk
(northwvest of Saratov) our troops un
decr enemy pressure, have retired six
"In the direction of Sinyacke our
troops have retire dIsixteen miles to a
newv position to the east."
STARS SU:ED IN THlE COURTS
New York, Aug. 11.-Suits for
$500,000 for dlamage alleged to have
resulted from the strike called by the
Actors' Equity Association, wvere filed
by the Winter Garden Company (the
Shuberts) in the Unitedl States dlis
tr ict cort here late today against
nearly 200 of the country's most prom
inent stage and screen stars.
And all othe 3i
Shrewd Dry .Goods
s are all Looking
to Us Now.
Merchant and Business Man it does seem as if our
ring your goods so far from home and the long, slow
es and worries you were bringing upon yourself was
If your ordersfor Fall Dry Goods, etc., are resting in
,r any other far off market, awaiting strike settle
tie-up and tangles, you will be all out of the Cash Fall
g to be trade a plenty), unless you get busy and Buy
right here in Charleston.
ik before you take that far off trip to buy goods you niay never get in
ibles continue, and they seem to multiply rather than to diminish. Why
t some real good merchandise first and play safe on a part of your
ood and we pay full railroad fare to buyers who buy their Fall Sea
lp you if you will act quickly. We have the goods and you can still get
Silks, Outings, Flannels, Underwear, Hosiery, Shirts,
eralls, Blankets, Comforts, etc
considered. we have just received a wonderful line of
alines, Chiffons, Georgette Crepes and Crepe de
Chines, all colors and shades.
'laids, Checks and Stripes in fine quality of 36-inch Taffetas; a large
Hosiery, Ladies' and Men's. These goods are right here ready for you
high and hard to get, we were lucky and got ours-and you can make
,me down and secure these lines at once, for Silks and Silk Hosiery.
ire going to have for them and not half enough to be hau anywnere to
ie prices and the right ideas. Take our advice, get busy and get in
and get some of your goods and take no chances on transportation
i can, come and see us, it will hardly cost you anything and may save
If you cannot come, let us send our salesman to you. We are anx
you. The wise and shrewd buyers are all coming to us. Hang up
there is time to get the goods. GFT BUSY TODAY.
mporters-Dry Goods, Dress Goods, Silks, Hosiery,
eralls, Pants, Blankets, Comforts, Etc.
106-108-110 Market Street, Charleston South Carolina
Thoroughbred Rhode Island Red Cockerels
from four to six months old. These roosters are
from the finest strain of this excellent breed and
are strictly pure. Either to introduce new blood
into a fancy flock or to build up an ordinary breed
they are a bargain at $3.5C to $7.50 each, according
to age and perfection. Satisfaction fully guaran
teed. Only a few to offer.
C. R. BREEDIN,
MANNING, S. C.
[OF OF AGES!
laterial Needed in your Building
& McLEOD, Inc.,
Sumter, S. C.