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We Are Headquarters for
Nitrate of Soda
in quantities from ten tons and
upwards. We have sold during
the past ten days a large ton
age of this material, and while
prices have advanced during the
past week it is still cheap com
pared ,with other ammoniates.
Get our prices before you buy.
MANNING OIL MILL.
Drug Store !
1st, the name Brown's
Drug Store will be
changed to the Man
ning Drug Store..
We sell "Pure Drugs and
Toilet Articles. .
PRESCRIPTIONS A SPECIALTY
Ginners and Farmers!
Just received carload of Galvanized Corrugated and V Crimp
ed Roofing in 6, 8, and 10 foot lengths. Have 1)upitx Gin Saw
Sharpeners and Gummers. All siz e o B ets n Leather, Candy,
Rubber, Stitched and Friction Surface Rubber Belts.
Anything in the Machinery Supply line used in connection with
Engine or Boiler, Shafting and Pulleys.
Columbia Sugply Co.,
823 West Gervais Street Columbia, S. C.
Is your- Home Sanitary and up
Are you giving your Family's
- Health the proper considera
We are in position to give you
Light and Power, Water Sup
ply, Modern Plumbing System,
Our Engineering Department
is at your disposal, at no cost
If you are interested, and you should
be, let us know and our Representative
will call and see you.
AND PLUMBING CO.
MANNING, S. C.
S l 1 1 lmmasm :mum
NEW YORK LINES
Officials Investigate Reported Con
spiracy Between Company and the
New York, Aug. 17.-The vast sub
way and elevated system of the In
terborough Rapid Transit Company,
operating in Manhattan the Bronx and
parts of Brooklyn and Queens, was
completely paralyzed today by a strike
called last night by P. J. Connolly act
ing president of the Brotherhood of
Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Employes. The (lay passed without
The tieup, which began promptly at
4 a. m. as ordered with the refusals
of crews to start runs from the car
barns, became absolute at 6 a. m.,
when the last of the trains sent out
before 4 o'clock completed their runs,
were shunted into the barns and
At that hour strikers in the Inter
borough power houses sut off the
power, causing a temporary stoppage
of traffic on the surface lines of the
New York railways and the Manaht
tan spurs of the Brooklyn Rapid Tran
sit Company, which use lnter borough
Three power houses resumed oper
ation an hour later, however, permit
ting resumptiyn of traffic on these
lines, which were .Jammed throughout
the day, as were the steam railroads,
automobile trucks, sigh c-seeing busses
and bot lines, which essayed to take
care of the crowds.
With every prospect of a continu
ation of the absolute tirup tomorrow,
city oflicials and the public service
commission were bending every effort
tonight toward providing emergency
transportation for the nearly 2,500,000
persons who will swarm the thorough
fares leading into Manhattan seeking
transportation to their place' of em- a
More than 1,200 large motor trucks
and sightseeing busses have been S
presesd into service and operate over
routes corresponding to those of the
The strike which began this morn- a
ing was declared by the police to be so
far, one of the most orderly large r,
strikes ever called in New York, but ;
it was intimated that serious trouble -
might be expected if the company de
cided to make an attempt t~o operate ti
Investigations by District Attorney
Swann, of New York county, and Dis
trict Attorney Martin, of the Bronx, ti
will be resumed tomorrow in an effort
to obtain evidence in substantiation of
Mayor Hylan's charge that the strike
was the result of collusion between
pflicials of the Interborough and the
brotherhood, which is a company
union, in an effort to force an increase
Harry Jones, national organizer of
the Amulgamated Association of
Street and Electric Railway Employes
which is perfecting an organization of
Interborough employes as a rival of
the brotherhood organ izat ion, charged
tonight that officials of the company
hadl refused an offer of the Amalga
mated to furnish the company witht
1,000 men to run trains..
Di trict Attorney Martin announ*edl
tonight he had receivedl several reports ~
that strikern had dleclared1 they (lid noti
eare how long the strike lasted as they
were "getting p~aidl for striking.",
One of the reports, he adlded, (juotedi e
.JNO. G1. D)INKINS I
MANNING, S. C.
DuRANT & FLLERtBE I'
Attorneys at Lawt
MANNING, S. C. h<
R. 0. Purdy. 9. Oliver O'Ilryan
PURD)Y & O'HRYANt
Attorneys antd Counselors at Law.,p
MANNING. S. C. to
FRED) LESESNE pI
Attorney at Law to
)ffice Three Doors Below Post Office g
M ANN ING, S. C. vi
DRI. J. A. COLE,
MANNING, S. C. (li
Upstairs Over Weinberg's Corner
J. W. WIDEMAN,
Attorney at Law
MANNING, S. C-.u
HI. C. CUIRTIS, pe
MANiaNG, S. C.
Ofiee Over Leon Weinbmerg's Stor. of
A pRCES; IN
striker as saying: he was "ettin~t
me! and a half."
IJAltP Al)VCE I)E;ANl)Ft)
FOt 1'7,000 FIltlEN
Cleveland, Aug. 17.-A :35 to 5 per
lit increase in wages Is demanded for
17,000 /firemen and hostlers on rail
,ads in the United States and Canada
a wage scale adopted before ad
urnment today by :300 general chair
en of the Brotherhood of Locomo
ve Firemen and Enginemen, in ses
on here since 'Tuesday.
Another demand to be presented to
le director general of railroads is
mat all coal burning locomotives in
ad service weighing 200,000 pounds
nd over shall be equipped with me
ianical stokers and that two firemen
mill be employed on all such locoi~mo
ve suntil they are so equipped.
About half of the 80,000 engines in
le United States will come under this
roposal, only about 5,000 of which
equipped with mechanical stokers
In accepting the report of the wage
immittee, appointed at the opening
'ssion last Tuesday, and which only
>mpleted and prese5n ted its r'epott
.tturday mor'n ing, discussion of whliich
ok up yesterdlay's and today's con
rence, some modifications were made
t the report was adopted in the main
rt The motre important sect ions of
e report follow:
Mlany Points of Denmand.
IRates of pay for fi remen and help
s in passenger service, $6J.50) per day
1010 miles or less, except when mal
t engines are usedi, when $7.20 shall
Overtime int passenger service will
comuputed on the present basis att at
teedl of twenty miles an hour.
In freight service ott engines
e'ighing less than 20t0,000 ptounds fire
en shall be piaid $;.50 an ud ont engines
eigh ing ovetr 200,00~) 00ounds $6;.80
-r day of 100 miles or less; overtime
lie computedl on present btasis; at a
teedl of twelve antd one-halIf mniles petr
F'iremnt andt helper<e emaployedl in
'al or w'y ftreight serv ice, tmixsed
atins, minie runs5 an otat.her service
all be patitd a miinimumtn of fifty cents
r hundlredI miles or less ini addtlit ion
the thruight freight rates.
Firemen enmployetd on allI other
tins in unucla ss ifietd service shall he
Id th roug.~h freight. rates atccortding
class of enigine uisetd.
F'iremen em lotyed on r al let en -
ntes, in ad' service except yardt setr
-e, shallI he pa id $7.tt per dlay
r 10J0 miles or less.
Firemen andte helpIrIs employedl ini
rdl service shall lbe pa id $6i.50 per
y of eiLrat hours or less, excepit
ten mallet enigintes are uisedJ, when
te of $6.80 shall be' Pid.
For Si: ndays and IHolidays.
A deman.I sor' time atnd one-half for
Crtimen in all claisses of service is
ide, wvhicht wvill atpply when mten are't
ed on Sr . a hvs or Itol idlays.
Insidle helpers shall be paidI $6.80
r (lay i.and outtsidle hiostler's $7.20 per'
y, and host lers' helpers $6.50 per'
y, eight hours or less to constitute a
y's work. All tinme wor~k in excess
eight hootsrt ie uin nolan itt th -rt
-W.L.QOUat LAS -SHOES ARE
THE SAME EVERYWHERE'
IN THE UNITED STAT ES.
" THE SHOES THAT H
MEN $4.00 to
You can Save Money by We
W. L. Douglas Shoes. The
Known Shoes in the W
You'll never need to ask "What
price? " when you are purchasing a
W. L. Douglas Shoes because the
value is determined and the retail
settled at the factory, then stamped
sole and inside top facig for your 1
tion. The stamped price is W. L. )
personal guarantee that the shoe
always worth the price paid for thei
The quality of W. L. Douglas prod
guaranteed by more than /0 years c
ence in making fine shoes. The
styles are the leaders in the fashion c
of America. They are made in a
equipped factory at Brockton, Mas
the highest paid, skilled shoemakers,
the direction and supervision of c
enced men, all working with an I
determination to make the best shc
the price that money can buy. The
prices ' re the same everywhere. TI
than they do in New York. It will
styles for this season's wear. They
I of t imt and one-half.
In addition to the lenand that all
oal-hurning' locomnot ives in road ser
vice w('ighing 20,00,0 pounds he
equipped with imechanical stokers, a
lenani is made that all coal-burning
locolotives less than that weight
shall be equipped Vith nO'chanical coal
passers, a mechanical device operated
by steam to keep the conf within the
retiach of the firemen, and that all coal
burnin"g locomotives sha.ll be equipped
with power jrate shakers and auto
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matie lire door Ii eners.
It is testimI)at(i that it will ( t
$200,000,000 to equip tilt' lm-not no ts
in the 1litei States with the diif'ferint
mechanical dIevice(s dIenuunled( by th
im ie n.
Another working condition d en nu+ni
ed is that on railroads where fhireme
are reqtiuired to clean locomotives they
shall he re ievetd of stneh work, and
that Iirenen shall e rel ieved of r.
m)ov'ing tools or supplies, loadtn
coal, tilling lubricators, et('.
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