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"Keep the Home Fires Burning," yes, and
keep the-Ford cars running, for these are war
times when it is necessary to conserve, to save,
to employ, every economy to the limit. We C
.can keep your Ft'ord car run- b
"Keepyour ning smothly and giving
Ford Car satisfactory service for
years to come, because we c
Running know the car, know how to J
repair it the right way, using genuine Ford
parts. Nothin -bogus" nor counterfeit here. C
Our prices are low. So bring your Ford car d
to the authorized Ford dealer--that's here.
F. R. Dingle Motor Wbrks,
SUMMERTON, S. C.
If it's to be had in
Summerton, you will
find it at TR OY'S.
Ni' Ni PI"u1- V& r V
S n. r., IK JY,
'SUMMERTON, S. C.
"Home of Inviting Eatables" t
Gasoline and Lubricating Oil.
SUMMERTON, S. (
( More- Value for Less Mo
Sept. 29 Beginni:
Stove and IangE
Save money by supplying your
during this week.
On these Articles we Lead--(
McCormick and Deer!
* Empire Jr. Grain
A A large Stock of
k Collars and Bridt
Trade where your dollar has the
V E. COPEL)
(Too Late for last Week.)
Miss Clara Tenant left last week
r Fort Motte, where she will teach
Mr. Alphonzo Billups will leave this
eek for Columbia, where he will en
r the University of S. C.
The Jitney mail route from Mann
g to St. Paul, Via Summerton will
gin tomorrow (Tuesday.) This will
ve Sunmerton patrons an earlier
ail which will. be appreciated I am
are. The contract for the carrier
as awarded some time ago and the
aw route will start on Tuesday
orning. This as I understand it will
trry only p.st and second class mail
atter, the test being forwarded and
rought in by the North Western. Let
s hope that this new system will
rove a benefit to those who are
atrons of the local office.
Mr. and Mrs. Rose of Charlotte, N,
are on a visit to Capt. and Mrs,
ames and family.
Maj. and Mrs. Capers .James of New
ersey are visiting relatives in the
Miss Dorothy Carson left on Mon
ay for Columbia College.
Miss Martha Pitts will leave this
reek for Winthrop College, Rock Hill
Mr. Emory Rodgers left today
Monday) for Lexington, Va., where
e will enter Washington and Lee
Mr. Chas. B. Davis spent Tuesday
Rev. W. M. Walton, pastor of the
)cal Episcopal Church has returnee
rom his vacation which he spent it
he mountains of Virginia. Mr. Walt
rm says he enjoyed his trip immen
Miss Eleanor Carson left on Tues.
av for Winthrop College, Rock Hill
Miss Fannie Burgess will leave thi
reek for Winthrop College.
Mr. Covington, Principal of th
)cal graded school handed his resig
stion at the end of last week to th
chool trustees. The Board reluctant
v accented his resignation and Mr
,ovington has left for- his old home
t is rumored around that Mr. T. E
,ide who was principal two years lag<
ras elected to succeed Mr. Covingtor
owever we are not certain of thi:
act. Mr. Lide mpde a splendid recore
rhile at the head of the local schoo
nd we truly hope that the board o1
rustees will meet with.sticcess in get
inw his services.
The atmosphere for the past fey
ays has been exceedingly dry ant
usto flue to the fact that we have
of had any rain for the past fev
rheks. Every where you look you car
ce a cloud of (lust from some passing
chicle or automobile fnd as the sam
asses you are literally covered an<
he (lust is very offensive however thi
wp are unable to help as it is the work
of the good Master and we presume
he knows what is best. However we
remember that t'his is similar to the
weather we had last year for the
weeks previous to the minluenza epi
(:emic and it might be well to avoid as
much of it as possible. Several great
and eminent physicians who are in
position to be up on the epidemic says
ye will have a recurrence of the same
in all probability this fall and this
alone is enough to put ourselves on
guard against all possible means of
catching same. The reports say how
ever that it is not its deadly as is the
first epidemic however we feel that it
could be greatly reduced and then be
something dreadful. We would be
glad to see a good shower. of rain but
we would not like to Inconvienience
our good friends, the farmers, whose
crop of cotton is practically standing
open in the fields at this time.
Miss Pearle Davis has accepted a
position in the local poscoflice and has
already entered upon her duties.
Mr. H. H. Medlin was called to his
old home at dennettsville, Marlboro
county on account of the illness and
death of his mother. Mr. Medlin left
on Sunday morning by automobile.
His many friends in Summerton
sympathize with him in his bereave
Mr. John A. Hunsucker spent Sun
(lay at his home near Bennettsville.
Miss Mary Gentry left this week
for Coker College, Hartsville.
Miss Mamie Hunter left this week
. for Coker College, Hartsville.
Miss Clara Tennant who is teach
ing this session at or near Ft. Motte,
. spent the week-end with her mother,
Mrs. J. E. Tennant.
Mr. T. S. Rogan spent Sunday in
Miss Lou Patten formerly of Sum
merton is visiting Mrs. W. H. Ander
- The majority of the cotton ginned
last week was carried home by the
farmers and is being held pending
outcome of the weak market con
ditions which shows unward movement
today (Monday). Cotton sold here to
(day for 30 cents for the first time
since the new crop came in. We feel
sure there will be a rush on the mar
F ket since it has reached the 30 cent
- level again and the market will pro
bably decline somewhat under this
r pressure within the next few days,
I however many are of the opinion that
it is now seeking the high levels
r. whirh was long expecie'i of it. If it
i continues to advance and reaches any
thing near 35 cents practically all of
the fariers in this section will "un
I 'oad." Business has been exceeding
s ly dull for the past few weeks as a
result of the market action and with
the fall fast approaching it is time
that this crop be disposed of as soon
as possible and arrangements be
made' for another year.
Recent reports from the lower part
of the State now infected with the
boll weevil state that practically all
of the late crop is a tot-il loss due to
this pest. The wr,iter was informed
by one who has firm:ng interestes
at heart in Bamberg in that section
of the State are Jireparing for the
"dark days down on the farm" by
raising livestock and that this year
there were several carloads of cattle
andl hogs shippe~d from stations that
were never known to make such ship.
ments before the coming of the weevil,
This is what is up to the wide-a-wake
farmer in Clarendlon to (o andl to do it
early will be well and be prepared for
the coming of the weevil, which is not
over a year andl a half distant. There
are some people igroundI this section
that treat the "v eM as a myth bui
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.the most i
Best Brands in a I
their being is a certainty as well as
The new mail route i:,:uditIrated lay t
Monday hetween Mannmnt. Summe.
ton and St. Paul has so far prov.-d
itself to be not of much benefit to the
patrons of the local oflice, as we oniy
receive the morning papers anu second
class mail matter hv this route, the
first class mail coming with th -:
rival of the local tr ain from Smt *r
at about 11 a. m. We w cre in hop 's
that the new service would be ;en ii
provement over the oh one in many
ways. However to date same is on.y
slightly, if any, improve-l. ':he
F". D). carriers for the past wecs lea--e
the office upon the arrival and assor t
nment of the mail commng by carri .r
fromu Manning and do nIot wa;cL for
the other mail arriving on the traini.
And as most of the first class mail
from Columbia, Augusta and from
Western South Carolina Is routed via
Sumter, and arrives over the railroad
the rural carriers miss this mauil and
throws those served by the route one
(day late in receiving their mail. This
[eumand --~ hilt~ Bevo's ya
ierfect indusirial equiprnhent
tly Iiighte'd anid ventilated, azm
huma.nitarianu device po0ssi
r of the healilh an~d safety of i~
yes. Electrically operated.
2 million bottles' daily.
u~di jL Inlnu1
l Good Buy.
Get it Now.
lariety of Colors.
)N, S. C.
usually puts the pOstmt.%or to a good
deal of trouble in persuing the route
mails in the afternoon, for .sone pat
rons of the routes who nappen to be
im townt adl want their mail. Of
course in this event it is his goodness
for the department does no)t require a
postmaster to deliver mail to one
served by a rural route. The service
now rendered is entirely impractien
ly as I see it, only we are given bet
ter service in forwarding mail in*the
aftere"on. however my experience
last a 2k does not heat this out as I
mailed a letter addressed to the
Times on Tuesday aft'rioon at 9d.1
p. m. andi samte arrivt- at. Alannring
on Wednesday afternoon tain. Titis
was no cause for complaint though as
you readers of those columns dIidi not
miss anything. Hlowever this letter
should have gone by carrier to Mann
ing via, shortest route. TIhe new sys
tem is not yet perfectedl andl it nmay
take notme time in getting it to run
statoothlly. Let us hope that we either
get !.2tter results soon or ask the De
partment to resurne the old schedule.
in the wor-Id.