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MANNING, S. C., WEDNES:
Where will the emancipation of womc
The ratication of woman's suffrrge
leaves o) y two more -tates to be brought
iave been accomplished. For only a fev
cousidered a chimera of the dreamers, the
end even the mere idea was laughed to se
A hundred years ago woman was the
and revered as a delicate personality to b
lihe seaiy side of life.
Today she is life itself-a potent facl
power domestically, spiritually, socially,
She is a banker, a lawyer, a doctor, a
war worker a preacher and a politician. ]
fine fields for her to invade be sure she
She no longer trembles at the dreade(
:succinct words permits him to understand i
to advice, but that her will is her own an
:best. Her attitude of meek and gentle o
In many cases we find the wife the fu
stess affairs, and such partnerships are in,
lished fact, women have invaded nearly ei
saerei to man ,and universal success has (
TIhe feminine mind has broadened an<
wonder of the age.
A noted physician has even predicted
,men will become the dominant factor in Ar
rode to a status of secondary consideration
This may or may not be true. But of
fins attained at pinnacle in public life whic
stion, and the man who ignores her potenti
The power of our new womanhood is g
But what will it be a hundred years hi
Mtarch, it seems, has been something
everywhere except in Washington.
The supreme court of the United Stat
:stocks are exempt from income taxation.
The fortunes of our rich men are prii
carry no great amount of actril cash in bn
These rich men with their billions of d
income tax on the enormous revenues from
They can, if they choose, invest all of t
riving their entire incomes from them. and
tax at all.
It costs in the neighbol)rhood of one bill
<erniment, and much of that amour' must b
If hlk rich man is not to pay his just 1)
MUST PAY IT FOR HIM?
We have no editorial comnnent to mak
pourt. ThaL tribunal is presumed to be the
$law is undoubtedly as they have interpreted
But the fact that the rich man is to pa
hoklilgs, 6f stocks causes one to wonder if I
"-dig deepei -ul cough harder."
Ile has cowshed much as it is.
MonAvechists of (Gem6niany yearn mightily
' 1c theo r oegim t Ilie iow vacanlt the
ei bmy b' lvil strife for a time as in t
tr 6I a' A:e of ruling Stemselvyes and
ajled fist of htiaierdomn ino lot
R'A A 11 it It Il poinit
It A'S lIEEN COM UPLE'l''sl won.
Confere'n,'s C'ommiittee~ .iepresentting I;ng,
liailroad C'orporation~s andl 16 v
Unions EjT.et Or'ganization by Mi..id
Elect ing "Nliler' of P'ennsylv'ania mriiw
Chairman- Now IHeady to Take Th'
Up H ig Quest ion of aluoy Con- pJa in
isidei at ion. r'ad
Washington, Mlarch 22..formation. op
ofi the joint railroad wvage hoard was ' tijiin
comupeted( here~ ton igth by the confecr- bil iti<
en-e commfl~1ittee! r'epresenlting the raild -orI
m:,:'I corporaitlins andti the 16 railroad1( when
mies hh t lI4!ted E. P. \Vhiter oferh
-tht I'eninsyivani a iraiih-oad chairnian.wa.
'fThI bi-partisan body now is ready to the i
'be"in considleration of the wage de- n1
mands oif the 2 ,pO~,ptI workers mad!e i nere
lait August and which since hav'e been wh'iel.
air. before the president without a ge
avtkiement being rechced-lha
Thet board today began the task of an :a
rexamninat ion of' the voluminons ree'-oer
an:?b an data, gathered by the wage ser'te
adju~Lnint boarids of the railroad ad- rt
roiistr'ationi with respect to the bie a
w~Aers' clahi ns. Contrary to the th(e
utlonl fore'tcart, the corporal on repre- Tha
s~e~tatives agreed to includle these as the
part of the boarid's wage reCcordls and to
t.- employ them as far as practicable taini
wa I basis upon which to dliscuss the
laag! dratvn Iouitt controIverisy. N
.e'oring II. to~ preusen t indications,
Ite iioard will niot. deal with the qutes
tas a whole until countless minor I
point:' of di fference have been eli m- Coll
ivated. .\I embhers werie said to have cha
propiosed that. the wvage dlemandls be tion
aenF tip lby classes, adjustments den
reached and niviudual controversies sub
ettled andl theni the ba sis of a gen- put.
.mu percentaige of increase dliscuissedl. pr'i
The suggestionl of t he president giv
fhat the boarid shoul d give close study foll
V. the~ relationship between present
vMdroadl wageI and the cost of living yor
aml also to the pay of labor in other cou
lirx of industiry probab~ly will not ant
.miter into the conference until towards on
1Ahe end(. The disposition seemed to an<
be to talk of "specifics rather than
~anianities" at the outset and on this foi
ng as Second-Class Matter.
or year in Advance
DAY, MARCH 24, 1920.
by the West Virginia legislature
into line when the impossible will
r years ago woman's suffrage was
cheese at the end of the rainbow,
ornament of the home, cherished
a petted ald protected from all of
;or in every phase of existence-a
onimmercially and politically.
merchant, a farmer, an artisan, a
[f there are other erstwhile mascu
vill soon be in thei-and making
displeasure of man, but in a few
that she is always willing to listen
d will be exercised as she deems
bedience has vanished.
.11 partner of the husband in busi
eariably successful. As an estab
rery field of labor heretofore held
rowned her efforts.
I developed until it has become a
that the day is coming when wo
nerican life, and that man will re
one thing we are certain-woman
i commands respect and 'consider
Ality will inevitably come to grief.
:rcat even now.
of a windless month. That is,
es has (ecided that incomes from
icipally invested in stocks. They
illars worth of stocks will pay no
heir wealth in stocks, thereby de.
!scape the payment of any income
ionl dollars a year to run tile gov
Sraise(I by taxation.
oportion of the income tax, WHO
v (n the ruling of the supreme
fountain head of justice, and the
y no ilncolle tax on his enormous
he poor man is to be required to
for an opportunity to place some
mne, 4t they will hardly succeed.
1e reeniit flareup, but the people
are ini no mind to let ,ro of the
igerl appeals to them.
unioni leaders said they had
Thecy b~elievedl that wh'ien they
succeed~ed inl avert ing "mndLfer
l iscu.ssions"5 they had~ brloken1
from tihe blunker which they
they had always met in wage
igs prior to federal control.
e. rail road representatives ex
"d that the Association of Rail.
Executives hadi inistructed them
te r the negotiations in a spirit of
ration, lbut they rem inded the
le'adiers that linancial responlsi
x *'estedl on the shoulde'rn of tihe
rations which must be consi~deredi
wvage claimr were undenr conlsidl
m1. Reference was made, it
said, to the hearings now before
Sters tate0 com merce (com1mission
hie statement: made That wage
ases hinge upoi"n higher rates
1 11ean1 more1' reVonlue.
1ion 1(leders scoutod the report
their dem11ands5 would aiggregiate
1(d itional $1,000,000,000 in. vailroad
itinig e'xp~enlss. Spokesiaen as
d that11 "no liing man"' could as
in the exact amount which would
bled to the pay rolls because of
intriency of the wage scales.
there will be0 a heavy inerenise,
, they d id 1not believe, wou(ld ( at
an fy such1 aggregate.
,HYt SAYS MiAlE
ashl1inrgton, Marchf 23.--Secrietarmy
y today wropte Senator L~odge,
rman1 I of the Senaite foreign rel a
5 commlllittee, atskinig that the evi
eC la ken by the (0omm11ittee onl tihe
ject of hiis conIi rmation he nmadc
I ie, if it accordedl with the usuai
etice. The text of the letter, as
en out at the State Departmenl
Will you plermiit me to express t<
m iy aplpreciation of tihe very
rteous recepltionl 1 had1 froml yoi
the membersq of your committee
tihe occasion of my recent appear
~e before the committee ?
'1 ilmi hopeful thlat a way may b
mdl to lift. ihe secrey which um
FOR SALE-2-year old Th6oough..
bred Holstein Bull, weight 900 lbs.
$75 gets him. J. M. Rowe, Sum
EASTER CANDIES-A full line to
select from. Just the nicest and
freshest you ever eat. The ,Dick
son Drug Store.
WANTED the public to know that we
carry a complete line of DAYLO
FLASH LIGHTS, batteries and
bulbs. W. J. Young Motor Co.
WANTED LABORERS-100 men
wanted for bridge work; best
prices; good board. Come prepared
to work. Write C. C. -Chastine,
Laurens, S. C. 3t-c.
EASTER EGG DYES-The best on
the market. Dickso-, Drug Store.
WANTED-A good man to sell monu
ments, for one of the best equipped
Factories, in the South. Write to
day. Palmer Stone Works, Albe
marle, N. C. 8-3t-p.
CHOCOLATE EASTER EGGS-Eas
ter Candies--We have them. Just
received a fresh shipment. Dick
son Drug Store.
WE ARE prepared to do your cal
cimining, paper hanging and inter
ior decorating. A full stock of wall
paper to selectfrom. The Vogel
Mantel Co., Sumter, S. C. -13-c.
WANTED-100 baby chicks, any
breed, for cash. State quantity and
best price in first letter. W. J.
Young, Manning, S. C., Box 236.
GASOLINE SYSTEM-Oil Tanks and
Pumps, Air Compressors, Comput
ing Scales, Show Cases, Account
Registers, IPloor Scales, Rebuilt
Cash Registers, Safes, Store Fix
tures. The Hamilton Sales Co.,
Columbia, S. C. No.5-tf.
COLORED DYES for E-aster Eggs
We keep the very best. Dickson
CARLOAD "K. P." Distributors and
Universal Side Dresses. Prices will
interest you. Summerton Hard
ware Co. 7-tf.
WANT THE TOVAUCO GROWERS
to place their orders for Bemis To
bacco Transplanters in time to in
sure delivery, as we could not sup
ply the demand last season. The
Bemis Tobacco Travisplanters set
your tobacco when the plants are
ready, waters every plant at the
root, saves the labor of ten hands,
mail your order tod-ty to Carter
Distributing Co., Lak? City, S. C.
FROST PROOF CABBAGE PLANTS.
For immediate shipment, extra fine
stocky plants. Early Jrsey, Char
leston Wakefield, Succession, Flat
Dutch. By express 1000, $2.00, 2000
e-1 KA rAAA,075) F- in ', ~f;
. , $7.50. a
300, $1.00, 500. $1.50, 1000, $2.50.
Send for price list of S veet Potato. a
Tomato and other Plants. Parker
Farms, Moultrie, Ga. 9-4t.-c.
STANDARD FORD CHASIS with f
light truck platform in ierfect con- I
dition. Will sell cheap. W. J. (
Young Motor Co. a
'OR SALE-BIick Six touring car
A No. Or:e condition, runs like new.
Perfectly good tires. Price $925.00
See W. R. Plowden, Alderman's w
Store. I t--pd. ti
rounds~f the evidence~d taken by the com: P
mitte- on the subject of' my confirma
tio~n. While reluctant to make a re
quest that may in any dlegree conflict 4
with the~ usual practice of the corn
mittee, or- anticipadte its action, it ~
wouLld be very mruch aprxeciated by
moe if the whole record were given'
NOMI1NATION (S C:ONFIRM~D'
W~Aashington, \1xh 23.-T-ihe Sen~ate~ F
inte t.day confirmed the nominationj
of Will iant Mar tini Will iams~, of Ala
bamia, to b-e coll.ctc of internal re-ve
nue1, repllaing.O Dani1 el C. Roper, v:e
giant, who managed to rentove from -
her trunk a~ large ehina d'oll, led to
the~ d iscover-y by ciatoms officials to- s
day of 30ou quarts of bran'dyr hidden l
in var-ions parts of' the White Star
l inecr Creti fro(m Mdedliterr-anean paorts. t
The oflicers saw a wonain hacstily1
take a dloll fronm her tru'tnk and~ at
tcmpt. to carry it away. They also
n~oticedl two othe w~omen on the pier
were ceudding dolls in their arms.
Lipon invstigation they found a gal
long jug of brandy beneath the dress
of' the idrst doiC and a quart bottle
concealed( in the clothing of each of
A search of the vessel brought to
light quntities of liquors stored in
ventilators andl lockers behind piles
of lie preservers. Most of it was
found in tihe crew's quarters. No ar
rests were made.
H IG FOUR IN SESSION
London, March 1 .-Paul Mantoux,
who was oliuicial interp~reter to the:
,peace conference in Paris and who is
. ow director of the political section
of the acecretariat of the league of na
tions, has given tihe public a glimpse
- at. the lighter sideonf the "Big Tour"
BROS, & 00.
If you can't com
you a winner.
Silk Caps. Clap
We can show
THE HIGH GRADE SI-IIRT 1
THAT'S Wop rH ITs COST
16 S. Main St.
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"Lloyd George," he said, "sat in a
rge comfortable arm chair by thc
cesie, an(l beside him was M. Cle
oncoau in another ari chair. Presi
mt Wilson sat on their left facing
window and I was at the other end
a long iable wiih Signor Orlankd
my elbow. Conversation was ofter
iendly and informal and sometimc
hen some unknown place was men
oned, a large map was brought ii
ad, much, to my delight, [ had th<
eivilege of seeing those f'our grea
en crawfing on the floor.
"We had our moments of relax
.ion," he continued, "and when th4
>uncil was waiting for some docu
ent the "Big lrour' 'told stories
resident Wilson wvas brilliant, an<
ia fumd of animsing anecdotes
hieha were a!wa'iys miuch enfjoyed."
AVY TO EXHIBR'T IIUN SHIPS
ire Vessels Allocated to U. S. Ma:
May lie Brought Here.
Washington March 19.-Five Ger
anr suarrendlered wvarships aloL ated t'
ec United States undler the armistic,
~rms, a battleship, a cruiser an<
iree dlestroyers, will be brought t.
ii country next month, it was an
oncedl today b ythe Navy Depart
The cruiser Frankfurt and three de
troyers now at Roysth, Scotland, wil
e towedl over b ythree mine sweeper
nd a transport. The battleshipi
hme Ost-Fiseland, 22,400 tons, builti
911, andI a sccond line ship) durin
Thue navy plans to exhibit the shii
.t Atlantic ports, it wvas said, in aa
lition to a careful studly of them l>
aval experts. Later they will I
unk at sea. Under the supreon
ouancil agreement they must be dle
.royedl within a year after thier a
FIRE CAUSES D)AMAGE
Chester, Mar. 22.-Fire which ha
ts iception in the roof of the Chest
Plumbing and Heating company, b
lievedl to have been causedl by a d
rective flue, causedl a heavy loss
this company andl to A. B. Collins gr
eery store this afternoon. Paul Ha
rlIn's garage was threatened andl~ pa
of it for a time looked like it w.
dloomead, but the eff'ective work of ti
fire department kept the flames
cheek. The buildings in which t1
foregoing oncernsanre lonedr a
Ready for 'delivery in I
lk Stripe, Checks an<
Style and Quality;
u look right and fee
sht, and your friendc
11 inquire for thE
aler who sells them
e in, write or wire,
Panama Hats and
p and Barry Shoes
3, $6.50 to $15
you and tell you
iore convincingly wt
Du call to select y(
h M. Cha
owned by Paul Ilardin.
Paul Hardin's loss, which will b
about $3,000, is covered by insuranci
The loss of the Chester Plumbing an
Heating company and Collins', whic
will be heavy, have not been ascertair
ed tonight, but are covered by insi
It was the most stubborn fire th
fire department has had to fight in
long time. The smoke was so (lens
that it was dificult to enter the strut
In the garage were a number of at
tomnobiles, but the firemen braved thc
terrific smoke and went in and save
The greatest dlamage to Collins' an
the Chester Plumbing and Heatin
company wvas (lone by water from thi
Thel fire startedI at about 4 o'cloe
ALIEN PLANT ENEMIES CAUJGH'
The European corn borer may I
present in sectior a of the countr[
wvhere it has not yet been (dis'coverd
-but it may not. And it certain)
w ould shortly have been in many set
tions where it does not exist if t1
United States Department of Ag-r
culture, the other day, had not stoj
pedi a shipmen of foreign broom cot
re The R
I Greens. Clothes
Clothes to make
mnd we will pick
SUMTER, S. C.
at the port of New York. The broom
e corn came from Venice and there were
97 bales of it-enough to scatter pret
I ty well over the United States. And
i it was infested with the European
- corn borer. Inspectors of the Federul
- Horticultural Board, however, were Oi
hand. They intercepted the broom
e corn and prevented a further scatter
a ing of the corn borer over the coun
e try. That was just before the Secre
- tary of Agriculture promulgned
quarantine denying entry to the Unit
- ed States from all other countries of
e the stalks of vi rious plants that
di serve as hosts to this nest.
The wvork of dletermining present
d distribution of the corn borer is going
K forward. It is now known to exist in
C Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New
York, and Pennsylvania. But por
k tions of the shipment of broom corn
in which the inseet, was originally
brought to this country wvent to vari
r' ous States besides those now known
through the broom factories. It has
e to be infested. Efforts are now being
y made to race poosible infostation
d1 been found that there are such fac
y tories in 43 of the 48 States. The
-names are being supplied to State
Ce entomiologists andl other State offi
i.- eials, who are cooperating with the
>- department in dletermining the dis
nI tribution of the corn borer.