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DRIVE ON llOARW G
Action in Many States Is Expected
Washington, Aug. 17.-The govern
ment's fight to reduce the cost of liv
ing it expected to result in action in
Thi es e ht
Ibisrestere~zd trade-matkl Indelibly stamped in the cod,
is one of the
nor trim we
very best of
appeal to the
public is base
Let our A L L-ROUND HIELI'S DEI
ruurecs nre at your u rvice wit
correspondence with n
Southern Cypress P
177 Hleard Nation
INSIST 'I AT rYOUR I OCn
YOU TRUE 'TIDEWATER'
CYPRESS ASSOCIATION'S I
IF IN DOUI'
ThiemraIstaredtrade mark to IndetlblrstampedInthend
' Metal Lath,
Wall Ties, M
Ilummu n n numtumrni
Oiling and Creasin
FISK Cord anm
many' States thi's week to force
hoarded food on the market, while
Congress is debating legislation deal
ing with the question.
Reports to Attorney General Palmo
have indicated that instructions to dis
trict attorneys to proceed vigorously
in the enforcemetn of the food con
trol law were being obeyed literally
Instances of the seizure of foodstuffs
in St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City,
of every board of true "Tide. eter" Ojorees. Look for lt. T eW o
best of exte
think it the
Jll woods for
:e to all rot
tkes a strong
ty with the
d on a grow
e of its worth.
1TM1NT " ( iut YeO i Or entire re
hi Ifliuhir C ouns. WVe invite
erious purpose in it.
al Bank Building
L IA' Ii3ERIAN FURNISH
CVPRESS - IDENTIFIED BY
tEGISTERED TRADE- MARK.
f .erytoardof true"Tidewater"Cypres. Take no .ther,
TbewF.ti.U~tuome T hWRoUflO~tit1
and the Best!
:r Hydrated Lime I
Metal Ceiling, Corner Beads,
lortar Colors, Shingle Stains,
rildind Papers, Waterproofing &
Wire or Write
Hand Cement Co.
.eston, S. C.
Jacksonville New Orleans
McC ulloug h,
- Sold or 'Rebuilt.
g_ Cars a Specialty. A
REMEDY I EER TOOK
Mrs. Cisson Has Stronge Endorsement
ENJOYS FINE HEALTH
Year Previously, She Says, Tanlac
Gave Her Lasting Relief.
"Tanlac is the best remedy .1 ever
took for my trouble, and I am glad to
recommend it, because it gave such
fine results," said Mrs. Jessie Cis
son, of No. 15 Main St., Woodside,
Greenville, in a statement she gave.
"I took Tonlac for a generally run
down and weakened condition, and at
the time I was almost sure I had a
mild case of pellagra. I was very
weak and very nervous. My head
ached all the time, I was troubled lot
with dizziness and my appetite had
about left me.
"But I felt like a new person when
I quit taking Tanlac. I gained in
weight and strength right from the
time I began taking it. I soon had
a good appetite, and the Tanlac soon
had me feeling well and strong. The
headaches and nervousness were soon
relieved. I am enjoying fine health
now and have been ever since I quit
taking Taniac, and that was a year
Taniac, the Master Medicine, is sold
by Dickson's Drug Store, Manning;
H. W. Nettles, Jordan; Shaw & Plow
den, New Zion; Farmers' Supply Co.,
Silver; D. C. Rhame, Sumnetron. .
San Diego and the South, officials
here believe, will be muttiplied in the
next few days.
Mr. Palmer, directing the campaign
from Washington, will go to. New
York to confer with the fair price
board for that city.
Eenate and House agriculture com
mittees probably will report this week
-the latter committee probably to
morrow-on amendments to the food
control law, giving a criminal penalty
which hitherto has been lacking, and
expanding the law to cover clothing.
Cold storage legislation also may
be rected on by the House interstate
Consideration of requests by several
departments for appropriations to
carry on work in reduction of living
costs will be inaugurated tomorrow by
the House appropriations committee.
The Senate District of Columbia sub
committee will continue its hearings
with a view to framing "model" legis
lation for regulation of prices.
Closely akin to the consideration of
the living cost question will be the
hearings to be started tomorrow by
I the Senate interstate cominerce com
mittee on the Kenyon-Kendrick bills
to license meat packers. W. B. Col
ver, member of the Federal Trade
Commission, which has investigated
extensively the packing industry, will
be the first witness. Leaders in the
industry are expected to be heard next
SAYS COST OF FOOD
MUST D)ROP~ QUICKLY
Senator Wash Declares High Prices
Cause of Unrest.
Washington, D. C., Aug. 18.-Quick
er action b~y Congress in the cam
paign to reduce the cost of living was
urged today on Senate andl House.
Senator Walsh dleclaredl high prices
wvere at the bottom of all the unrest
andl chat~ged that Congress wvas wvast
ing time wvhen something should have
b)een clone already in response to Pre
sidlent Wilson's recommendations.
Mayors of Newv Jersey cities appear
ing before the House Agriculture Corn
imittee, sa id action was needed at onlce
to stop the rising scale of prices. Rcag
uitons of imports was one moonsA
suggc'stedl. The amendment broaden.
ing the food control act will be con
sidiered tomorrow by the committe!
anad rrolb'bv reported to the H ouse.
Sale of surplus army food began to
(lay at storage centers throughout the
(ounitry. D~efinite reports wvere not
available but iwabeevdthat or
lions of piound~s of cannedl meats, beans
andl ot her staples, to be sent out by
D~ebate in Congress was occupied to
a great e'xtent by living cost prob)
A bsence of a quorum in the llouse
(elayed until tomorrow fmnal action on
a resolution calilng for the Federal
Trade Commission to begin imnmediate
inquiry into the 'increase in the price
Representative Siegel, Republican,
New York, submitted figures which he
said were oibtainedl by Newv York cloth
ing mianu facturers and showved that
''in miost 'ases the retailer makes 50
pcr 'enit profit and~ in some places 1(00
pe.r1 et.'' T1he manu facturcrs cost. he
said, was dute to the cost of labor. 11 e
proaetedt~ figur'es to show that nn over
cotasig the manu fact urer $I1.85
in 1917, advanced to $17.57 ini 1918.
nnd to $22A; by la ek oie rgem.d
D. M. I
Located on Mani
SALE TO TAKE I
PHILIP P. TOALE
that dealers be required to mark the
cost prices on all commodities.
The United Fruit Company was at
tacked by Representative Fizgerald.
Democrat, Massachusetts who asserted
it had made a 40 per cent profit, and
paid off millions of dollars of bonded
indebtedness, not due for some time.
Urges Railroad Probe.
Investigation of freight charges to
determine whether there was fraud in
capitalization of railroads as charged
before the Interstate Commerce Comn
mittee was urged by Representative
Hudleston, Democrat, Alabama, who
asserted the transportatIon charges ef
feet retail prices "three or four times.'
"If you want to bring dlown the cost
of shoes,' dleclaredl Representative
Good, Republican, Iown, "all that is
necessary is for the President to put
an embargo o'n shoes and leather tem
Similar action on meat and other
p~roducts wvould force (down the dlomes
tic rhiarket, he addedl dleclaring exports
from the United States are of the
greatest volume in history, Congress
he saidl, could do little to reduce the
cost of living while the punishment of
profiteers, wvas the only suggestion
"that wvill get anywhere andl that is
not very far."
tgeway Old Place, 75 Acres
- -75 Acres
Place," - - 138 Acres
All being -I part of the
iing-Bloomville Public Road, 4 Miles
heast of Manning; S. C.
BE DIVIDED INTO
and Sold on Easy Terms
AT 11 O'CLOCK A. M.
IUSIC BY BAND
'LACE ON PROPERTY, RAIN OR SHINE
al Estate &Guaranty Co.
Wagener, S. C.
E. B. JACKSON
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 i.:p an ordinary breed
they are a bargain at $3.50 to $7.50 each, according
to age and perfection. Satisfaction fully guaran.
teed. Only a few to offer.
C. R. BREEDIN,
MANNING, S. C.
Lerials OATS, Stuffs
MBER, 'SEED OATS AND RYE,
PAPER, COTTON SEED MEAL,
& McLEOD, Inc.
Sumter, S. C.