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RECORD YEAR FOR S
No Intention of Asking For Another
USTAHLISH N EWV FIGUlES
Shippers Aid by Unloading Cars Day
and Night, and in Rain or Sun
Washington, Dec. 26.---American
railroads are completing a record year
aild no intition of asking for another
gentIera11 incase il rates, Thomas De
witt Cuyler, chairman of the Associa
ion of Railway E.,xe'cutives, declared,
tInight in a statement reviewing the
railroad situation for the year of 1920.1
The ye'lr just ending, Chairman
('uyler' asse-ted, A merican railroad
placed againl un1der private operationl
id tider such direction sa~v them
move a larger tros stonnlalge than ever
before andti alsio establish new ree
ords ill the amount . 0of transportation
trt.te nl out (if each car. These records.
Mr. Cuyler' added, wvere not achieve I
the railrtoads altonte but with the
ai-l of shippers int unloading cars and
with "the day anl nigiht, ra in or sh ite,
work of hundreds of thousanls of
The rail wayI xecut ltives ISSoiatin011
ctaiiranlt referred inl his r'view to re
vorts that the railrods plan to ask
for a f'urther incl :we itn rates, andl
in! *, -At conniection saliJ:
"I know of' no moveniit oti the
.art of' thet railroatds for : gee:ral in
crease itn ratos, nor1 do I exp e t anly.
it is tue that th" railroad colipa
anis are not yet receiving from the
ter eased rates, antyth ing like the 6
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Work of G to 10 men. Lever contri
Sarts and Stops Saw
82:3 West Gervais St.
V-" A good future without
doesn't often happen, yo
Our institution is a p:
Ii and investing bank.
We solicit the patrona
al attributes are likewise
~jly desire to become such.
You never regret mnor
Suse to regret w~hen it is
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~.fj JOSEPHI SP
T. M1. MOU2
IWe Are Head
in quantities fror
upwards. We ha'
the past ten clay
age of this mater
prices have adva:
past week it is sti
pared with othe
Get our prices b<
per cent return needed. But 'the rail.
mvay exceutives realize a!so that theq
ire trustees of a great public interes
in the reduction of railro.d operatinV
xpenses to the lowest possible figure
mnd every effort will be made durin.
the coming year to accomplish thi
by further economX's and efficiency."
Achievements of Companies
Tle achievenunts of the rail ro-1'
ompanies since return of th Ar line
to private peeration last 'arch 1
were set forti by Chairman Cuyhlr a
In:'iased the aver:Ige moveren
pt r freigh t car. per day 6.3 mi
from 22 3 to 28.6 miles.
"Increased the average load per ci
1.7 tns, from 28.3 to 30 tons.
"Alade substa ntial reduction in ilh
lumber of unserviceable locomotives
"Reduced the accumulation of loadet
)ut unmoved freight cars from 103,
?37 on Marci I to 21.991 on I) cem
ier 3, of which only G.386 were de
tained because of the inability of th
railroais to move them.
"Relocated approximaately 180,00
,)ox ca-'s from the East to the Wesl
for tle movement of farm produce.
"10 locate: approximately 180,00(
)pen'I top cars from the West to th
Eaust to keep up the prod u!ctiun o
"M1oved thle thiIrd highest coal pro
luet ion in the history of the countri
"Spent ov'r $500.000 000 exti - o
improvin' g the maintenance (if tra:-ks
rges, enars an.1 locomotives.
"Contracted to spen: about $2,0,
M10,000 Ir (gely out of earnin gs for ad
lit ions aId bet terments to promot
tle movement of cas.
.:1( arr eangements to purc(ha se an1
proximatelv 50,000 new freight car
1.500 new locomotives and 1,000 nev'
pasiesengt r ears.
G SAW PRICES
utting outfit, forced feed-a comn
:ing logs to any length. Does the
) of blade while engine is running.
Send for Engine
Showing Gasoline Engines 2 to
30 11. P., Power saw Rigs and
Drag Saws, all equipped with
13osch High Tension Magneto.
Columbia, S. C.
saving is something that
*ogressive money saving
e of these whose peCrsonf
-and1 those wvho earnest
1ey saved1. There is no
n ten tons and
ie sold during
s a large ton
ial, arid while
need during the
11 cheap corn
afore you buy.
"rgnthle re.onlstrulction of thoul
of old cars.
Lai gest Volume of Traffle
".alved-wih adeteriorated plant,
n 'er d!isturbed labor and busines:
0n -it on.s- -tihe Iarigest volime of
tinflic ( %r known inl a siynileyear
-vi h the hi ghest elliciency yet
Achieve:l an-i with minimum adji
o n 1(o the value of the property oin
vhich the pimhlic has to pay a returI
"'le railroad companies," Mr. Cuy
cer's r-eview adde 1, "hlnve mlaint-kine' I
nere .ase-d trans1portatirml capacity, n1.)
.ut of Inw cars al. locolllotives, b it
o'it of Initieased ellivicicy. If tLe cin
la.eie i capacity Iovided by the e mi
.nI s <iing" the past nin mnW11 ts
(sm.' E."Pt~nof piva"te op',r 1
-ir t I ll to he prochiced by nev
It :I I lo'alotives, it Would have
Iired tle expen liture of approxi
mately $2,000,000,000 a sum .f monoy
hvii o11 v.01Id hb:'i p1riain 'ntly
Id":ed to the pro'er1ty value of tle
:iih-o:ols, ol which the publie would
.ti m ately have to pay a r, turn
".Private owniership and o pe ration1
of the railroads as a leasure of sorm I
puillii' policy," siid M'. Cuyler in con
" ludig his review, "rest! Iargely upon
its superior elliciency and econmly.
Inl my judgment the Americ:n rail
ro(11d companies during the present
year will make every efrort to con
tin ue to justify ,the support antd con.
fidele which public opinion in grati
fy i ux m1eaisure has al1ready accordedo
'A.lES FIN) THE
TRUICKS P'RO FITAHIM111.
Growinl'l!: popularity of the motor
reek as a Ieins of tI-i-ilsportat ion in
he firming comimnities is shown by
- re:-ent investigation male by the
I. S. O'lie" of Farmil )'i'lageenilt as 1
"arm ." olnmmlics in the eastern stat's.
Iterorts w-. re received from 753
er-ow nei's of motoor tiuIk s an I
inetv-6ve r)1' ceit expresM the b 'lief
hat the r trucks are nrofitable invest.
uetan dlahore all, ellicient time
av-i r s.
The'es'.It of the sr'vey, in ude
-wg' recent ly, is the lirst. of a series
which the governmnent is conductin-l
brougichoutI the ctrliliy in an effort
'o find the true senitimoent of the
tnes ast the ir-cessity and ose.
Tlh- nuestIiomritries sent ott . dl
on--l--ivelyI that t he farm'neris believe
"ctori ro:idls areI the on~yiv dr:cwh:, '.' to
h sti.'('ssful and] e"'onomlic oper'atio
ll*f i mo'or trucks. Judligin'-r fromi the
,ionme't s of theie t rock ownvi'ri'.
l'eeas(d salt's will depen i lair~eelv
'non1 the' aluityV oft dleniers to pr~olmote'
he 'y00-1 ro:utls miovemlenlt in their
The citestI0ioarlies wer'le coi'need
Wo farmueru ' o used muo or trucks
on t liri own farmlis. liv were
'cskel to r'eiort 40n severa'l it ems
"iipa'i'lly the cosit' f ii'irat ion,
- h' use to which thl' triucks .weir'
''t, t voes all] Sizs: oft thecir falrmns
of traicks for ftorm use' and1 otherl
'm11( inils oi ;e acua Iltuck owersl ani !
ip'ratlrs. Abou\illit one(-hlf~l of thIi
'r''kall 5 i l on lhes' farim are'(
itf thIe (1ne-toll size. It. was briouh
Th'l' so-vo'cy shtweud clc':uily thet
0W''ers of thle smialler' trucks nr'eferi
onie'l'ut i( tiles while' owrW' (If on0l
The'c ev'rlv-' cost of uolera:t iln ofi
thle ha'C-tol truciiks wtas about 8 ('enils
"'ler mil; of the :t1-tnc truc'ks abouit
lt 4etls:: itf the 1 -ton aboumlt 12 ('ents;
if the I i, and I %c-till aboult 19 ('ents.
The iverl'tte iiist oft hauiling ('lops.
icling the v'alue oif thle drliv'er's
imel a t 50O cenlts anl boi:'r, washi abotut
tuck, :34 cents with thle %Y-tion, 2'6
Iit il an-l are-~na iit 18 eeni~lt('s
wih Mh -one ruck. tou ueto
Arring iUnT theioernme nthre
1.nre, ownretiate ofIr tuCksM
travl, o' th aveUWRg, 3,8T0I mile
er yeroandr itsiedki aroimeately
Mony baSckn without ouestion.
D)ICKUSON'S D)RUQ ST1ORE
Kidney, liver, bladder and uric acid
.troubles are most dangerous be
cause of their insidious attacks.
Heed the first warning they give
that they need attention by taking
The world's standard remedy for these
disorders, will often ward off these dis
eass and strengthen the body against
further attacks. Three sizes, all druggists.
Look for the name Gold Medal on overy boy
and accept no Imitation
equipment is accepte(d as the 'largest
single item of expense. The ques
.ionnaires showed that the average
ife of the trucks ranges from six
Ad on:-half to sevn years. In the
i .vestig,.tion of truck operations in
these eleven states, it was found that
over two-thirds of the trucks had not
been out of colmiss.on when needed
for a sing"le day during the year
cov reAi by the 'report. A large per
m C W -of th- truck owners advised
th' '-ovcrnment that they had nt
oed :rv aporeciable time on account
f engine a.d tire tro'.tbles while oper
:Iting. over all types of roads.
The value of the truck to the
farmer is fittingly illustrate.1 in the
admission that the motor truck has
enald t h' f-irmer-producer to
- nge markets. therefore, demandin ,.
- r pices for firm pro(lucts. I
Whe the avera:gfe distance to the
'I warket with horsedrawn vehicles
'. 'eI seven miles, the motor I
ruck aov- the eastern farmers to
rene'tr:' to the surrounding country,
for tw? '- ty miles in esarch of good I
mar ke' s. As compared with horses
and wagons., t racks save farmer.
rom, f-el ( 1-half to two-thirds of the
time required for hauling mate'rials.
jtw l c- n -i - --
JUD'GfE SC'OTT~ IS
' KILLED IN WRECK I
GrIenville, Dec. 26.--Walter Al
Scott, judge of probate for Gree'nville
county, was instantly killed; his
brother, W. Henry Scott, of Oklahoma,
was seriously injured and his wife
was slightly hurt, when the automo
bile in which the three were riding,
overturned this morning on the Au
gusta road, ten miles below the city.
Judge Scott, who is one of the county's
best known citizens, was driving the |
carl. In rounding a curve, the car slid
into a deep gulley, overturning on the
three occupants and crushine Judge
The judge's brother and Mrs. Scott
are nw in the City Hospital. While
Mrs. Scott's -coniition seems to be
safe, that of the brother is regarded
Judge Scott was first elected to the
county office which he held in 1914
and was reelected in 1918. He was
held in high regard throughout the
(o' nty and section and the news of
his death has caused great saddnes;
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NOTIC E OF !DISCHIARGE
I will apply to the .Judge of Prob'tte
for Clarenodn County on the 6th day
of .January. 1921,. for letters of dis
('harge' as Guardian for Abbie Theo
oeia Ragin. Able Francis Ragin,
Al'o'n br Preston Ragin, Elennora
Annie' Rlagin and J1olhn Marshall Rag in,
forme'rl y minaors.1
A. P. Ragin, Guardian.
P'inewviood, S. C., Dec., 6, 1920- -p
JN'O. G. DINKINS 1
A ttor'ney- at-Law
MAXNNING, S. C.
OnRiIANTl & ELLERRE 1
Attorneya at Law
MANNING, S. C.
R. 0. Purgy. S. Oliver O'Blryan
PURD)Y & O'JBRYAN
A ttorneys and Counselors at Law.
MANNING, S. C.
F"RED LESESNE i
Attorney at Law
MANNING, S. C.
Loans Negotiated on Real Estate I
MONEY TIO LOAN Lag
9n Real Estate-Smallan Lrg
Loans. Long Terms. j
J1. W. WIDEMAN
MANNING, S. C.
HI. C. CURTIS,
MANiiiNG, S. C.
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in store we cannot n
wve wish to know.
blessings that the o]
with hope in the pro
o brings, we cannot bi
of joy and gl1adness I
May the unfulf
wish to you and you]
W. C. DAVIS,
J. A. WEINB
J. T. STUKEE
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come to toy
be you are:
i market jus
i. what we ha
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Swill give yc
ways in line.
us when inlt
ming white record has
ow foretell, nor should
in our hearts for the
d year has brought;
mise the New Year
t face it with a feeling
)efitting the occasion.
illed hopes of the Old
in the New-this is our
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