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SUP'ERVISOR'S DISTRICT ROAD I R EI ORT ETC.
At the meeting of the District Commissioners on October the 7th, th
Supervisor reported to the Commissioners that there were several district
in the county that were not fina'ncially able to take care of their bridge:
And that in his opinion it would be necessary for the commissioners to pro
vide a fund to take care of them. iHe asked the commissioners to give hit
the privilege of using an amount that they might fix, out of the property roa
tax for this purpose.
tin motion of Mr. .1. R. Griffin, it was decided to request the commis
sioners of the respective districts, to build or have built or repaired, th
bridge.s in their respective districts the best they could with 1ih; funds the
had. 'The law giving the commnissionlers the power to use these funds, an
the way they are to be used, was used to s:usta in the above motion. Wh ic
was unanimously aoptedt. Andl the Commissioners were inistructed to sc
cUre accuraikte dato. as to th~e nmb mer, andc ( dimenisions of all bridges ip thei
d istrcictsi, antd file sa me wvit h thle su perv isor by .Janua~try the 1st 1920. Anl
that on the st rengtnh o1 thIis dat a, the Legislat ive Dlelegation b~e asked to pre
vide a proper ty levy su111ieient for the supewrv isor to cons;truct anid mamilt a
allI bridges tenl feet. andc over.
The (c11omissioners 1 were~ alIso ins tructed to look a fter al11 road work, emi
ploe. load oversellrs oI'(-1rcontat the work,* as is most suitable in each d1ist rict.
The Supeior 51 reported thait the chiain ganig schedule fixed at thle .1 ul
meetinog, hiad not'I bceeni kept. u p with. Anad that expenises had increased, ani
V'ere niot bec;n.- tak'-n enre of by the districts.
(In mo t~ io f .c. .. P. lHohIlen, the schedule made at. the .July me(etin i
to0 be conltinuedt.
The 1nan1e i-cl rl-ort. of collections5 iln each dlistrict to (late, is as follows:
IJQ'trict Nr'. I1, VhleTx$60t0.00 -Road~ 'rax: $ 150.00, Total (-$1,14*0.0
DI);t liet. No. 2, V: hbiclet Tax :158.0)0-IRoad Tax 4231.00), Total-781I.00.
Dijc riet N\o. 1. Vehicle Tax 514-.4II1--Road Tax 540.00. Total-I1,054 .41.
Ilist liet N''. .1, V-hI;cle Ta:x 41:7.00-Road 'Tax 4138.00, 'Total 875.00.
Iti-t riot No. 5, \'ehi;cle Tax 3 o0.00I-Road~ Tax 4183.00, Tlota 1-833.00.
Iii-rit No. I;. Veohi ile 'Tax 180.001-Road Tax 2613.00, Total-452.00.
D ist rict No. 7, Vehicle Tla x I165.00--Roadl Tax I198.00--TFotal 3631.00.
fDist rciet N.. 8t. Vehicle Tlax -138.00-htoad 'Tax 309.00, Total-747.00.
I~istricti No. 9, Vclde Tax 5'').t00-Road Tax 558.00, Total-I,087.00.
I~istrict No. 10, V'elicle Tax 278.00--Road Tax 219.00, Total--497.00.
District No. II , Vehicide Tacx 130.00- Road Tax 105.00, Total---235.50.
D istrict No. 12, Veh ic-le Tla x 2061.00 -Road Tax 281.00, Total-4187.00.
Disticit No. 1:1, Vehicle Tax I160.00-Road Tax 129.0)0, Total--289.0)0.
()i-stri'ot No. 14I, Vehicle Tax 123. 00--Road Tax 156.00, Totai-279.00.
District No'. 1.;, Vehicle Tax 251 .00-Road Tax 336.00, Total-587.00).
District No. 1 6, Vehicle Tax 14-5.00--Road Tax 351.00, Totl-496.00.
District No. 17, Vehicle Tax 1 29.00---Road Tax 135.00, Total-264.00.
District No. 18, Vehicle Tax 1 19.00-Road Tax 177.00, Total-296.00.
IDistrict No. 19, Vehicle Tax 3151.00-Road Tax '114.00, Tfotal-765.00.
IDistrict No. 20, Vehicle'a x 2101.5(0- -Road Tax 21 3.0)0, Trotal--423.50.
ilistlict. No. 21, Vehicle 'Tax 117.0(0-Road Tax I150.0)0, Total-267.00.
Di;stit No. 22, Vehicle Tax 820.00--Road Tax 1,023.32, Total- I,843.32
Ilistrict No. 23, Vehicle PTx 7:1.00--Roadl Tax 105.00, Total 178.01).
IDist rict No. 24, Vehicle Tax 157.00-Road 'Tax 234.00), 'Total-39 1.01).
District No. 25, Vehicle Tax x0.00- Road T1ax 111.00, Total-191.00.
JDistrict No. 26, Vehicle Tax -406.00) - Road Tlax 546.00, Total-952.00.
lDistrict Noc. 27, Vehicle Tlax 275.0-Road Tax 162.00, Total--437.00.
IDistrict No. 28, Vehicle Tlax 18(.0(0-Road 'Fax 4153.0(0, Total-6133.00.
District No. 29, Vehicle Tax 131.0)0--Road Tla x 147.00, Total-278.00.
Dist riot, No. 30, Vehicle Tax 172.00-Roadl Tax 144.00, Total--3 16.00.
District No. 31l. Vehicle Tax 23:3.00-Rond l'Tax 315.010, Total-548.00.
)istrict No. 312, Vehicle Tax I194.00- Road Tax 279.00, Total-473.00.
D)istrict No :'3, Vehicle Tax None-Road TFax 15.0(0, Total-I5.00.
I have had0 thrlee thousand dollars per' annum less than the above amou
to take carie of the roads andl bridges, and of course they have not been ke
From what I hear from (lay to (lay, there are quite a- -number' tha't thi
that the C:ommliissioners (could 1vive them first chlss roads with this amounit
mfoney; as a nmatter' of fact they could lnt make the bridges in the coIul
safe or, so that they wouldl car'ry the heavy traflic that is now goinig over' I
In 1917 we had in Clar'endon county 527 aultomobile's andl trucks, in 10
op to (late we have 11056, we have ini the State 6i5,500, automiobiles. Lots
these ar'e trucks that are loaded two and three times above tnle c'apacity
the br-idgesl, the r'esutlts are that when they run on the br'idges, the br'idg
torn up, andc the supervisor' is lessed out. People talk, and act like we hi
a human incubator that we can hatch out men wvith, that will worki
nothinig, and furnish all supplies, materials etc. fr'ee.
We have the roling stock one thoande automobiles, andc Seven thonn
nposed of some of the best
i. Among them is a beautift
who has won many blue ril
ses are shown. He is a beg
y can drive him.
se Mules an
id colors in our barns. Animals fo
i for. And they are priced right:
[AS LIVE S7
H. M. THOMAS, Manager.
vehicles, but we have no roads or bridges to use them on, and still we use
them, lbut at a fearful expense.
Suppose a Railroad Co. were to buy the best rolling stock they could
se get, and then try to operate them over a road that. was no better in propor- do
The taxes that will be paid into the Treasurer this winter, will amount in
to $177,174.06, this tax fund will be paid out as follows: sv
- To the State $47,630.61, for schools $66,035-55, for bonds .$18,523.03, for a
i county expenses $26,588.47, for roads bridge: etc., $18,396.00. The road fund
:1 i.; quite a fabulous amount, in the estimation of W IO ? fi(
J. E. KELLY, Supervisor. <k
language. Ft is the ultimate goal of all humar
Without it there can be no such think as ]
with it, every moment of life is counted as v
Buyinh, a Paihe car is nothink more or less
vestment in Satisfaction. It means the ability
ho at will. It means freedom from mile po
fininh, influences. It means intense pride in a
hibh brade mechanical product that is wortl
pt and confidence.
of PAIGE.-DETROIT MOTOR CAR CO., DETROIT
he Carolina Mach iner
.Sumter, S. C.
ones we ha
11 dark maho
bbons at fai
Luty and ve:
d H oi
r any kind of w(
On last Tuesday Mr. Hugh Plow
n, with his famous Pennsylvania
unds, jumped a buck. Aftet chas
g him for a while the buck left the
,amp and took for his hiding place
big ditch on Mr. J. J. Epp's place.
Mr. Epps was walking acros sthe
Id with his bull dog along when sud
nly. the deer sprang out near the
5ts and con
cy of respect
dog. Very soon that deer realize a
Pennsylvania hound was much easier
to leave than a Carolina bull dog.
After about three quarters of a mile
across two high web wire fences the
bull dog brought the chase to a close
by getting the buck by one ear and
of course Mr. Plowden was soon to the
(log's rescue and bayed the buck.
Two dlay's later Messrs. Marion
Dubose and William Tomilson were
out squirrel hunting and on their re
turn about ten o'clock in the morning
spied a big deer in John Epp's hog
lot. William said his first thought
nas .John's bull (log, but Marion im
mediately put his hanmmerldss in ac
tion and after eight loads of No. 6
shot had been pouredl in that deer's
body Williami says he killed it and
Marion says lie did, at any rate the
dlet 's neck was broken wvhen they
caught it and John Epps not being
an eye witness says N believes Will
iam's yeN's for the (log had as much
affect as the shot.
|ILak but not loeast this community
wvas somewhat disturbed last Friday
evening from about 5:;30 till some
what after dark. Young Mr. Horton
Rigby was at Home Lako in the after
noon andl thought he wvould take a lit
tle stroll out in the swamp and kill
some spuirrels. Mr. Rigby got lost
and instead o.f going back to the lake
where lie hiad left some of his friends
from Manning soon wvondered out of
hearing from his friends. The folks
on the east side of Black River wvas
somewhat alarmed about dlark by the
shooting of his gun and the mourn
fuil blowing in the river that time of
night. Mr. Sam Barreni who was at
the lake realize that the only place
was to go) to where Mr. Rigby could
hear him as it was thien dark and
Mr. Barron camne by Black River
croasing at Midway in his car an<
could hear Mr. Rigby shooting. H
drove down to Mr. .Joim Epp's plac
and then had to go in to the ive
swamp about one mile and brought
young Mr. Rigby out, Mr. Rigby was
somewhat exhausted from his trip
from Home L~ake through the jungles
of a thick swamp on the *opposite
side, and most of the trip being dark
NAVY TO SELLE SUGAR
3,000,000 Pounds for Hospitals and
Washington, Oct. 24.-The Navy De
pa'rtment will sell 3,000,000 pounds of
sugar to hospitals asnd naval employes
throughout the country, to assist in re
lieving the sugar shortape, Secretary
Daniels anniouncedl'tonivht. The navy
has a six months supply of sugar on
hand and Mr. Daniels estimated that
3,000,000 pounds could be sp~ared with
out serious injury.
Any hospital can obtain the sugar
fromi navy cateens or by ordering from
the Navy Departmient direct'andi pay
ing freigh t charges In addition to the
cost price A limit to two pounds a
week is placed oni orders of individuals
entitled to buy sidgar from navy