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LIST Of DEAD INCREASES
IN STORM AREA
Rescue Parties Struggle in Mud and
Wreckage to Locate
BRICK HOMES DEMOLISHED
In Many Cases Several Bodies Found
Among Ruins of Sngle Buldng
Muskogee, Okhi, May 3.--The num
ber of persons known to have been
klled n the tornado at Peggs, Chero
kee County, reached fifty-one tonight,
according to a telephone message from
Locust Grove, with seven persons not
accounted for and about 100 injured.
Peggs virtually was destroyed by
the tornado Sunday night and the list
of casualties continued to increase
tonight as rescue parties from sur
-rounding towns pressed their search
of the ruins. No estimate of property
loss was available.
Relief parties from Tahlequah, fif
teen miles from Peggs, and the near
est railroad town, from Locust Grove
and Muskogee, sealched all (lay in the
mud and wreckage for victims of the
Trainload of Infared.
A trainload of injured, numbering
betwee - an forty, arrived at
Mus..e eauiy tonight. Other trains
bearing injured were sent to Taple
quah an(d Vinita.
Wire communications with the
stormswept area was impossible to
(lay, information being relayed by
messenger to nearby towns.
Members of rescue parties who re
turned to Muskogee tonight with the
injured told of difficulties encoun
tered in finding an(d identifying the
bodies of the victims. Adeluge of
rain accompanied the tornado and the
village was a mess of wreckage with
numerous pools of water and mud,
- 41 many cases several bodies were
found among the ruins of a single
building, indicating that whole fami
lies had been wiped out. Through a
freak of the storm, a small frame
building, uninhabited, was left stand
ing in the heart of the town while
brick structures surrounding, which
had housed many persons were razed,
Clothing was found on trees several
miles from the path of the storm. A.
large gasoline barrel was found flat
tened and wrapped tightly around the
trunk of a tree.
To the followi
P~ackardl', Franklin ~ .
Cadillac, Kissel Kar, Nas]
Chahneris, Cole, Hlaynes,
Buick, Chandler, Columbi
' Booth, and( Ford...
Chevrolet, G rant, Liberty
ACREAGE IN VESTrME
The F. N. WI
The area swept by the tornado was
said by members of rescue parties t(
be about three miles long and a mile
wide. Peggs was a village of about
Report Six Injured.
Wichita, Kans. May 3.-Six persons
were injuikd, two perhaps fatally, by
a tornado that swept through the cen
ter of Eureka,' Kans., late today, ac
cording to a telephone message reach
San Francisco, May 3.-California
electors at a presidential primary
election tomorrow will register their
choices for delegates to the' Repub
lican, Democratic and Prohibition par
ty national conventions.
Interest in the election centers al
most entirely in the Republican con
test between rival groups of delegates
pledged to the candidacies of Sena
tor Hiram Johnson and Ilerbert C.
Hoover. Vigorous campaigns in be
half of each group closed tonight with
leaders expressing confidence in to
The registration broke records for
all previous primary elections, 1,111,
192 voters having been recorded. Of
this number 693,767 declared their af
filiation with the Republican party,
247,737 with the Democratic and 118,
24 with the Prohibition party. The
"declined to state" list totalled 125,308
The unpledged Democratic ticket
has a list of 27 names from fhich the
voters will select 26 delegates. Henry
H. Childers, of Los Angeles, who an
nounced himself in favor of a less
drastic enforcement of the national
prohibition. law, is the independent
candidate on this ticket.
Regardless of political affiliation
voters may demand and receive at the
polls any party ballot they desire.
ECLIPSE OF MOON
New York, May 2.-The eclipse of
the moon tonight was observed here
by Lieut. J. H1. Tilton and W. H.
Cushing, of the Rockaway Beach
Naval Air Station, at a height of
learly three and one half miles. The
Iwo men ascended in a naval hydro
uirplane, remaining in the air one
and one half hours. The observations
were made at the direction of the
iig we wish to call special at
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-.WORLD'S BEST MUSIC
FOR SOUTH CAROLIN)
T Present Great Artists at Populai
Prices is the Aim of New Stat,
Wide Musicle Association. -Firs
Festival at Columbia, May 14th
With the famous Russian Symphon
Orchestra of 60 pieces under the per
sonal direction of Modest Altschuler
a trained chorous of 250 voices direct
ed by Mrs. H. H. Bellaman of. th<
voice department of Chicora College
and with three famous soloists: Pau
Costello, dramatic tenor; EmmE
Roberts; mezzo-contralto; and Lenori
Sparks, soprano, the first of a reriei
of musicle treats for the people o
South Carolina will be given at Liber.
ty Theatre, Camp Jackson, Columbia
May 14th and 15th, under the auspice
of the newly formed South Carolint
i speaking of the Aims and pur
poses of the organization, presideni
E. 0. Black of Columbia, said: "The
number of letters received from peo
pe in every section of South Caro
lina who have shown their interest ir
high class music by joining the Asso.
ciation, proves that our people are an
xious to hear the best music the coun
try affords. To present such music
at popular prices is bossible through
the co-operation and support of out-of
town music lovers, all of who are cor
dially invited to join the Association
and secure the benefit of good music
at popular prices which will be made
possible by their membership and and
Through a special arrangement
with the Russian Symphony Orehes
tra and the management of the Liber
ty Theatre at Camp Jackson, season
tickets covering the two night per
formances and one matinee, May 14th
and 15th are offered at $2.00 to $5.00,
single tickets $1.00 to $2.50.
Charleston, W. Va., May 4.-C. W.
Ossenton, an attorney of Faletteville,
W. Va., has been appointed acting
Democrdtic national committeeman
from West Virginia to succeed the late
Judge J. T. Meraw, it was announced
here today by State Democratic Lead
ADVERTISE IN THE TIMES
PEEPLES WILL RUN FOR SENATE
Columbia, May 3.-Thomas S.
Peeples, former Attorney General
of South Carolina, tentatively an
nounced his candidacy for the United
States Senate in opp6sition to Senator
Ellison Durant Smith, incumbent, here
today. Mr. Peeples, who was Attor
ney General f6r six years his last term
expiring in Janutiry 1919, until re
cently was connected with the judge
advocate general's office of the army
we!!, Stephens, Scripps
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ichi we fighit the BOLL
with the rank of Major. : In his pro- a
liminary announcement the conteMpla-- r
r tivo candidate states" that he Is op. ti
) posed to the Susan B. Anth op'y amend- it
ment for'equal sufirage, but favors ti
white women having the ballet wider a
State supervision; fi against the adop-, m
tion of the eighteenth or prohibition' I
We have this space ai
ty free of charge, to be us
Send all requests to C
Manning, S. C.
Don't fail to plant a
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I have several calls for
There is still great del
any that you can spare.
Uttm:Um UU mumuunumm
This remarkable plant opera
under full load mounted
three ordinary drinking glas
Experts and laymen alike
are amazerd at the quietness
and lack of vibration in the
Silent A lamo.
There are a score or more
of electric light and power
plants that will generatl
electricity. But how long
will they last? How often
will they require attention?
Service is what you want.
And to guarantee it a
must get a plant that does
not vllbrae-that runs
smoothly and quietly-that~
won't shake nuts and b~olts
and bearings loose-and
be out of commission In a
few months. Select the
-the plant endorsed by prominent en
whiere. The only plant in the world wit)
fotating, sleeve--valve motor. The scienti
p~lant that does not vIturate and that will
house or shake itself to pieces. The pl
no special anchoring or concrete foun<
ll s but right.
Remember This. No electrie light plat
pendable than its motor. And no mi
good, can operate efficiently for mor
short period when subject to severe
stands to rason.
mendment as being subversive of the'thai
ghts of the .~.ates and is enimical to varj
to league of nations being embodied her4
i the peace treaty, contending that the
to latter should be ratified immedi- a Al
tely and the former taken-up after- awe
'ards. The former -Attorney General, oth<
a statement given td the press, said todi
ank & Tr
the Bank. That Serves
id are offerirxt it to the Farme
ed as a nt -dim for articles that
A. McFaddin, Agent Home
small acreage of Peanuts and
IcD. McFaddin, Manning-Vel.
ans $2.50 per bushel.
1. DuRant, Alcolu, S. C.-Purt
)uroce Jersey pigs eight weekc
$16.00 each, papers furnished
best Barred Rock eggs ai
>er 15 by Parcels post paid.
1. Lee, Alcolu,'S. C.-Couple o:
heifers, one 1-2 years old on<
nths ready to be bred.
. Walker, Manning, S. C.-Ex.
ce Poland China pigs at $16.0(
F. Daniels, Alcolu, S. C.-Duro<
rboar pigs three to four nonthc
1,00 to $25.00, L.ge aid size con.
d. These are extra good pigs.
ats several tons of pea vin(
aled. Apply to agent.
good milk cows, if you have
nand for Tobacco plants, let r
Communicate direct with parti
Ot - -
nic Light and Power Plan
gineers everra Come in aind See
Sthe noiseles', All parts, e'cep- thec bat
fically balanced Com pact, 'durabb~ unit, on
not shakcethe .mecchanicalay perfect. All
at that needs Automatic governors ans
astion, beoouae motor at every point, iti
evera the least experiece<c
I is more do- Corne in yourself and aee
h lesly at suns-how free
$tor, however vibration, Enjoy electric li1
than a ver7 exmea by installing theSile
vibration. It perfected and longestlati
and see for yourself.
LOTOR CO.. Manrn
a COflebfne of his friends Ifom
ous parts of the State alss mbled
today and urged him tof enter
Senatorial race but before making
Dfinite announcement he would
it. expressions from his friends -Ii
-r counties which were not here
's of Clarendop coun
you may want to sell
Bank & Trust Co.
Potatoes, this is im
one for sale list her
rie know if you have
the Silent Mamno
eriesi, are aisserililed in
a solid meal base. It to
moving parto are encklor.d
I shut-offp safeguard the
, practicallIy impoibhl. for
I operator to do it daniage.
the plant. See how noise.
rom the ruinous effects of
cht and powc Ito thte fullest
ng plat. Cre: in today.