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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.
IMANNING OIL MILL.
and look over what we
have to show you in a
our line next time you i
come to town. It may
be vou are not in the W
what we have for sale, a'
i but would give us the *i
privilege and pleasure E
of showing you thrua
i anyway. We will show
you only such goods as
will give you service. A
Prices and terms al
ways in line. Stop with i
us when in town.
I U.Me BraliM & Soil.I
Mr. armer !
Is your Home Sanitary and up
Are you giving your Family's
Health the proper considera
We are( inI poSition to give you
Light and Power, Water Sup
ply, Moder Plunbing System,
Our Enginecring Department
is at your disposal, at no cost
If you are inlevested, and you should
be, let us know and our Representative
will call and see you. I
AND PLUMBING CO.
BROUGHT TO CLOSE
harleston Public to Be Preferred to
Personal Ambition .and Factional
'The supreme court yesterday dis
nissed the petition brought to the
!ourt yesterday morning by counsel
or Mayor Tristam T. Hyde of Char
eston for a writ of certiorari to com
?el the city Democratic executive com
nittee to submit the records and oth
'r data in connection with the recent
tetion and the declaring of John P.
";race the nominee for mayor. The
vrite also asked that the committee
>e compeled to canvas the contested
mallots, the throwing out of which
,viped out the majority of Mayor
[1yde over Mr. Grace.
The court emphasizes that the dis
nissal calls for the end of the pro
onged litigation and the composure
>f the public mind. "There is a third
mart.y to the controversy. That , arty
s the public of the city of Charles
:on. Further litigation is not only
jrought to an end by the bar of the
lay of the (general) election, but the
:'reat public, not concerned in the con
Lentions of the parties thereto, is to
'e preferred to personal ambition and
factional strife. It calls for the end
;f litigation and the composure of the
The court divided on the issue. The
maojrity opinion was written by As
soci:ate .Justice Gage and was concur
red in by Chief .Justice Gnary and Asso
'inite .1ustice Watts. The dissenting
)pinion was filed by Associate Justice
Ilydrick and was concurred in by As
sociate Justice lraser.
I,atst week the court in a majority
apinion dou'lared the election null and
void, Associate .Iustice IlIydrick re
minded that the coutrt in the first ease
teelared neither lr. IHyde or Mir.
Grace the nominee, because the noi
nation was illegal and it was ordered
set aside. Cont inuing the petit ion out
lined the litigation before the court
in the election case, in which an opin
iott was handed down that the court'
could not assume that W. Turner Lo
gan, chairman, and the members of
the committee would not declare the
results of the primary according to
"It. appears now from the verified
petition of Mr. IHyde .tat the commit
tee did not do what was assumed itt
would do, but taint, it met, on Novem-'
her 25, and, by its action and method
of prIedure. practically set at naught
and nullified the decision of this court,
for its procedure was clearly contrary
to that which we had pointed out to
be the proper procedure in clear and
unmistakable terms. I c-m not con
sent to an order which, i.. effect, al
lows a party to a cause to set at
n:au,.hit and nullify a decision of this
court in that case."
Contending that the committee has
plenty of time to make an investiga
t ion of the rejected ballots of which
77 wer challenged votes and 14 muti
Iated bal lots, before the <iate oif the
genteral electin, the dissenttitng opinhion
hohtlls thiiat Mr. Hyd'ue has the tight toi
htave this dlone( and that the court in
assum itin g jur isd ict ion oIf the case de
e ided that lie had acquitred tright s utn
der1 thte primat'y electioni statute atnd
the rights shtontld be pt'otected and
e'nforced by tile cour'ts.
lO)SS Fit~OM lIlRE
IN BIG FIGURES
Baltimore, Md., NOV. 28.-Revised es
tinmates of the loss cautsed by thte fire
whtich early today wrecked thriee of
the group of buildinigs in the centet'r
of the city, formerly occupIed lby Johns
HIopk ins uttiversity andti daimaged
abiot a sc'or'e of residences and stot'es
in the vic in ity placed the a mount at
apptroximattely $700,000. T'he loss to
the tun iversit y alone may reacht $500,
000, but it is covered iby insuratnce.
Inv'est iga tion is untdet' way to deter
mline the oi'igint of the blaze' which
br'oke out in McCoy ball, one (of the
uniiits of thte I11opk inis grouttp. Sevet'l
ex plosionts weie henard ini th e butild ing
a few mintutes aftert the fire star'tedl
and tts no explosives wetre stored there
fire officialIs arec at a loss to explain
whtat cau tsed thlemi.
McCoy hatll, which since the re
mioval1 of the tiniv'ersit y to Homiewood
had becen home of vi rtualnly till oif the
(lhairitable1 or'ganizatlions of the city,
wasii de(stroyedI wit h records, mranut
s'ri pt attd dait a of valu te t hat cant not
he fixed in dlollar ts. The Maryland To
lierc'uloasis assciat bn lost mre( thani
12,000,000 Redl (ross Christ mas seals
whtich enni noit lie ireplaiced fot' the enam
pa ign jttst ablouit t(o beg in.
A high wind drove hitge' ember's foi'
manty squarttes, start ing several other
fres. fOne blaz roke'o~ ottt ten blocks
awvay. Eua w Street Methodist Episco
patl churchoi, t wo squares diistant, wa'ts
set on fire atnd badly daniiigedl. TIhe
churebcl is onte of the city's~ oldest. edii
fiees andl Itas bIe 'ttpromeimtentl y iden -
tiied withi the hiist ory (If Met hod ismi.
Frriarcis Autshuryv is buit ed un derneathI
MONEY MAKES MONEYI
E A R L Y every self made man in the Unit
ed States started in'life at the bottom of the
ladder by BEGINNING TO SAVE MONEY
WHEN YOUNG. Year after year he ad
ded to his savings. In time his opportunity
came, and HE HAD THE NECESSARY
MONEY WITH WHICH TO SWING IT,
because he had SAVED HIS SURPLUS.
Any young man in this town or community can do the same.
Deposit your money in this bank each week. We will SAVE IT
FOR YOU, and some day YOUR opportunity will come, and you
Will have the money with which to swing it.
Be a self made man. What others have done, you can do.
The brains of the country are not all centered in the men who
have already achieved success.
HOME BANK &TRUST CO1
MANNING, SO. CAROLINA.
I CHAMPION MOWERS!
We have just gotten in our line
of Champion Mowers, and we
would like for you to come in
and let us show you the advant
ages of this machine. Our
Buggies, Wagons, Harness, Etc.,
is complete. When in town
make our Stables your Head
We will soon have in a car of
Famous GRANT SIX Automobiles
These cars are hard, to get and
we would advise that you place
your order now.
ICoffey & Rigby.