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MANNING, S. C., WEDNESI
You who live in comfort, with wel
your homes, should be thankful that yoi
lions of people in China and hungry for lI
crops mature they will be dead. They
can not reach them in time to save life.
Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland
sections of the old world are facing ti
proper clothing to protect them from th(
fore summer is with us again wholesalk
relief reaches them from the outside w
and America is supplying most bf the fu
able conditions many of these destitute
shine of another spring. Two years a
rors of war. Today we are witnessing
a resort to arms.
Sherman was right. War is hell.
WE HAVE, AN
The year 1921 is before us.
What we of this town and commt
Months will depend mainly upon us-upt
opportunities that are open to us. Thei
ed over the present decline in commere
going a period of readjustment, which is
jhe old ship is not going to hit the rocks
Europe charges us with being a nat
is true-and to our credit. Commerciali
coin of the republic, and of other countr
pie to support them in idleness. Thr
utilize our commercial instinct to the fu
of wealth and all that is required is to r
tories, and our mills, and all of our varied
vast production of articles that are in d<
We have more money than ever befe
aice any undertaking. We have will p
that which we undertake. We have hc
and the knowledge necessary to the achi
ings. And we have opporLiunity. But
without which our success will not be t
people. We need greater businass and
hanced confidence one in another. We
change for a day's pay. We need a n
consumer. We need a rigid curlb on pr<
of all speculating in the necessities of I
desire to get rich in a day, and learn to 1
onable accumulation of this world's goo<
the teachings of the Golden Rule.
In the year that is before us we of
fort to achieve even greater successes th
have flown, but those successes should 1
ef mankintd and to the alleviation of th(
A big head often shelters small idea
Family jars are not like those mant
ficult to keep the lid on.
Men who talk in their sleep should
ing. They can't read lips in the dark.
The shortage of houses will not wor
years. He is perfectly satisfied.
In our youth our good old mother
truth." But we dasn 't do it-in this sl
There really is no excuse for not n
easy to get rid1 of a wife or husha nd as
Sonme men str'ive pitifully to c.over
fear of their wivecs. But they shouldn't
ble in the prescnce of a mouse.
We often find fault with people wh
pathy instead. It's a hard m at ter to fia
dlidn't put any there.
Hanging is too good for a certa in nii
asserts that "even with her mouth hille
speak twice before she thinks once."
IT'S YOIRlf DUTY TO0 BUY n
(liIftISTMAS Sl'A1,S 0
Column-bia, Dec. 22.---Only a few
<bays irema i: of the Christmas Seal
m an and the South Carolina Tun
appeel Ito e~very one who has : t :il
readyv'l iin so toi invest heavi ly in -he'
l ittle eminblemis of Chiristmas dluring
the remiaiing week of the camnpa ign.
'"It is everybody's duty to purchase
seals,'' sa id A. S. Manning, president ~
of' t he ILiberty National Bank yester
daiy, t reasurier of' the a ssocia ti on. The
fight aga inst t ubhercu losis is "very
body's fight. No one knows whom the o1
plague of tubIn eulosi s will strike
next. The apparently well and strong i(
of today may tomorirow impe*rceptily el
begin to weakeni and~ in a short time ti
he hiiggamrd invalids. tI
"'Undler existing condlitions tuber- I<
culosis nmbers its victims in the Va
Uniited States by the mnill ions. 'There el
arie, I uindlerstaind, I ,000,000 active
cases, about 1,000,000 inactive' cases fIl
antd thle dieaths li nmbher I 50,000 every g
"'Few fa mi lies escape the terriblem
visitamtion of this plague. One-tenth tI
of all lie persons who die in the ci
UInited" States suc-cumbi to tubiercuilo- tI
sis. The physical examination that
followed the drafting (of imen between aw
the ages of 21 and 31 years revealed "<
100.000 cases of the dlisease. One out tI
of ever(y ten men delarediuC~ unfit for 'g
ing as Second-Class Matter.
per year in Advance
)AY, DECEMBER 22, 1920
stocked larders and warm fires in
i live in this land of the free. Mil
Lck of food. Before another season's
are so far in the interior that relief
, Russia, Czecho-Slovakia and othei
e pinch of hunger and are without
severity of the winter months. Be
starvation will stalk abroad unlesq
rlkl. Relief agencies are at work,
ads, but even under the most favor
)eople will not live to see the sun
ro we were all speaking of the hor
the appalling conditions that follow%
D WE NEED
nity accomplish in the next twelvt
n the manner in which we grasp th<
e is no occasion for becoming alarm
al activity. The country is under
quite necessary and for the best, but
or even cruise in dangerous waters
on of commercialists, and perhaps il
sts are rather keen on annexing the
les, and are not given to asking peo
)ughout the coming year we should
[lest extent. Our fertile soil is full
each down and dig it out. Our fac.
I Yankee enterprises are capable of
mand the world over.
re in our history, and are able to fin.
)wer and the initiative to accomplisl
alth, and energy ,and perserverance
evement of success in our undertak.
there are a few things we need, and
he marvels expected from Americar
commercial honesty. We need en.
need to do a full (lay's work in ex.
iore direct market from producer t<
>fiteering, and a complete eliminatior
ife. We need to forego the insan<
lecome satisfied with a fair and reas
Is. We need to follow more closely
this community should use every ef.
an have come to us in the years thai
ae such as will redound to the credit
ills of humanity.
factured in a pottery. It is too di.
marry women who are hard of hear.
r-y Mr. Harding duri'ng the n(ext foul
admonished us to "always tell the
marrying nowv-a-days. It's about am
t is to findl one.
up the fact that they' are in deadly
worry. Ev'en an elephant will trem
mn we. should extendl them our svm
1d brains in a headl if God Almighty
wspaper. writer in thiis country. Hie
I with hairpins a woman is apt t(
iita ry service was rejec ted becaiuse
tubermculiosis. Anad most of these
erie unfsus~pectedl cases.
"The world was has endled but the
a r against tub,'eulosis is still on,
ad will not (ense until this most
mngerous of all the dlisease enemies of
ankind ceases to be a menace. Every
>dy is in dlanger. It is my war, your
a r. To speak in the very acula r, it
IIOLD CONI' ERENCE
Ph'bi ladelpbhia, Dec. 21.--A mueeting
oflicers andl representatives of the
o yloyees of the Pennsylvania rail
ad system designed to set up ma
inery to handle prIomptly all (on
oversial questions affecting men ina
e train service of the company was
'1( here' today at the call of Gen.
.W. Atterbury, vice president ini
arge' of operation,
It was announced by the comipany
at vice presidlents, general mana
ris, general superinitendents and su
'rintendents of the et'fire system~
m io oe than 300) repre(sen tati ves of
e 50,000 members of the four prin
pal railrad brothe(rhioodls at tended
C mieet ing.
It was explained by Pecnnsylvania
ithorities that the question of the
losed shop" is involve'd in so far as
e national howa ds of adjustment
mnrally luvoreil by natinal lena
WANTED-Young ladies with high.
school education and of good moral
character to take course in nursihg.
School of instruction to open'Janu
ary 1, 1921, Salary of $15.00 per
month and living expenses while
leal'ning. Apply to or write Dr. E
T. Kelley, Kingstree, S. C.-50-2t-c
GASOLINE SYSTEM-Oil Tanks and
Pumps, Air Compressors, Comput
ing Scales, Show Cases, Account
Registers, Floor Scales, Rebuilt
Cash Registers, Safes, Store Fix
tures. The Hamilton Sales Co.,!
Columbia, S. C. No.5-ti.
Don't forget the big Christmas din
,ner at the Dixie Cafe on Saturday,
AT COST-Until January 1st, our en
tire stock of mantels which consists
of Quartered Oak, Mahogany,
Cream and Missions. We have the
largest stock in the state to select
from. Sumter Marble & Mantel Co.
Sumter, S. C. . 50-2t-pd.
TAKEN UP-Black Horse, with white
hind feet on Monday by Willie
Roberts at the old Briggs place.
Owner by proving property and
paying charges can get same.
LOST-On Tuesday, little black Texas
Pony mare hind feet white, blazed
face. Reward will be paid for it's
return to Eulah Johnson, Davis
LOST-One December 8th, betweenl
Sumter and Manning one 34x4 tire
on rim. A liberal reward will be
paid to finder. J. T. Medlin, Ben
nettsville, S. C., P. 0. Box 444.
.1FOR RENT-My home place, on
Kingstree road 8% miles from
Manning, 100 acres cleared, in this
particular tract, a new five-room
dwelling, and all necessary outl
buildings-one of the best places in
the county, rent reasonable. Ad
dress W. M. Plowden, Manning.
FOR SALE-One four-burner Oil'
Stove. Phone 138 Manning for full
For 75c you can get a fine Turkey
diner at the Dixie Cafe on Christmas
PREPARATORY SCHOOL, Mrs. E.
C. Alsbrook, Principal, Manning, S.
C.-Fifteen standard units. High
school English, French, Latin,
mathematics, science and penman
1 ship. Thorough preparation for any
('lleae. Students for Winthrop and
Clemson win honors. Certificates
admit to leading colleges without
examination. Special coaching for
bjnficiary scholarships offered by
Winthrop, Clemson, the Citadel, and
South Carolina University.
ers of the brotherhoods tend to make
railroads "closed shops." It was for
the purpose, it was announced of get
ting the sentiments of the railroaders
as to the advisability of setting u)
these boards that the meeting was
BIG FIRE LOSS
Wagram, N. C. I)ec. 21.-Losr esti
mated at between $175,000 and '?00,
000 resulted from fire here early to
(lay which destroyed 13 buildings and
250 bales of cotton.
I ---o --
COLLEGE MEN ARE ilORRfED)
Chapel Hill, N. C., Dec. 17.--in the
most daring robbery' ever known here,
burglars last night swept through five
dlormotories at the University of North
Carolina and took from atudlents
rooms more than thirty watches and
several hundred in cash. In nearly
every instance the watches and money
were takeun from rooms in which two
an dthree students were sleoping. Sev
(eral times the students wvoke up wvhile
a man wvas in their room, hut wvhen
the st ranger explained that he had
b) lnderedl into the wrong room in the
adlrk, their suspicions were allayed.
The robbers (ercauped in an automobile.
MJPEECHIES UNDER WAY
~lorgant on, N. C. D)ec. 20.---When
Iurke county court adjourned for
the night argument of counsel in
the trial of D ock and Cecil Hlefner
andl Lon Young, charged with the
nmeder a month ago of Glenn TLip.
pard , was well under way.
The defense conIcludled the presen- I
tation of evidence this afternoon with
he testi mony onf Dock Hlefner, who
was on the stand a good portion of
the day. lie gave an account (of his
movements on the Saturday night of
the homicidle designedl to prove that
he was not at thy, scene when the
Itome, Dec. 21.---King Victor Em
manuel today signed t he treaty of
G. C. COOPER,~
Glasses Fitted, Broken
SUMTER, SL C.r
NOT TOO LATE TO
GET THAT XMAS
GIFT FOR MOTHER'
all colors -------12c
Crepe de Chine Hand
kerchiefs, all colors,
now -- -- -------,21c c
Silk Hose -- __$2.38
Fancy Parasols .$7.00
Linen Towels .....83c
Bath Towels -----83c
Leather Purses $1.10 2
"Bobs" Combs -- ..21c r
Vesting Ribbon $1.20
Bed Room Shoes $1.65
Linen Handkerchiefs, '
now --- --- -----21c
Bath Mats -- --$1.10
Lisle Hose --.....45c
Wash Cloths -- ..9c
Linen Doilies ._83c
Tricotine Blouse $6.33
Many other tasty se- s
We would i
With a beat
Of peace on
That is sym
In 1776 it fl
With a clea1
And today i
As it did foi
For peace, t
For you, m4
For this ouw
But this Chi
Than its rer
open a Savi
a Liberty f
J H .RIGBY
The Young Reliable
nd we wish for you great happi
iess and sweet contentment.
For the coming year our store
vill be at your service and we
vill try harder than ever to give
ou BEST VALUES at most rea
J. H. RIGBY
The Young Reliable
ke to meet you face to face
itiful story to tell
earth, good will towards men,
bolized by the Liberty Bell.
-st rang out
tone that was serene
t means as much to you
the colonies thirteen.
all ages, this old bell
sa it stood then
appiness and joy for all,
and our fellow men..
it was a saving grace
ancestors we thank,
listmas what could be more appr
lica in a Liberty Bell Savings B:
ngs Account for $1.00
ell Bank. It is the
edom and Happiness.
PLENTY OF TIME
TO SELECT FOR
Belts .. ---- ------63c
Ties --- -------60c
Ties ---- ------ 21e.
Silk Collars -----21c
Linen Collars --__21c
Silk Hose -------83c
Lisle Hose -------42c
now- - ------41c
Gloves -- -- -----65c
Silk Shirts .. -..$6.00
Madras Shirts -$3.50
Percal Shirts -. $1,715
A SUIT FOR THE
BOY WOULD BE A