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MANNING, S. C., WEDNI
DEATH Of GIRL
LAID TO DOCTOR
Clearwater, Fla., Aug. 30.-A ver
diet to the effect that Miss Virginia
Turner dicd as the result of a criminal
operation performed by Dr. 1. J. Bel
Cher was returned by a coroner's jury
here 'arly tonight. Dr. Blelcher was
released in bond of $10,000 for prelim
inary hearing next Tuesday.
A eharge of manslaughter was
placed against Dr. Belcher following
The coroner's jury came to the con
elusion that the operation was the di
rect curl'se of the young wonman's
death n-d testimony introduced dur
ing tl inqu''st was to the effect that
Dr. Belcher had been called in to per
form t1" operation. Certain features
o f the ease, however, are as yet. not
eiear,'ed up, according to local ofli
Cials. Di. Belcher has steadfastly re
fused to moake any comment beyond a
delial of his guilt and id ilnot testify
at the in uest toblay.
Other Arrests May Follow
Local oflicials continued their in
vestigation tonighbt and it was ex
p-eted other arrst s would be made
The bodv of the young womian when
it was fund in Boker's creek late
Sat.ncl-y by two small boys on fish
ng bent, revealed a stab wound in
the heart and a brokn armi . Oflicials
have not yet, hemi le to deal
with this phase heyond the theoretical
stag 'Ie. 'T estimony It the inquest did
not, dischu se oflicirlIs said, at what
stage of the alleged operation. Dr.
Belchet ik said to b'arc entered. At
the heai ing yesterday physicians ex
pressel the belief that the operation
appearcell to he a very crulde piece of
work, hardly that of a physician.
Popjiohou feline: -Inst Dr. Belcher,
which ca used ofiei-Is to take him to
Tampa 1t1 lowing his arrest as a pre
caution:' y measure, is said to have
VI iss Turne", who was twenty- one
years 01 :. ws a member of a family
of twenty-one children. Dr. Belcher
is a tlhi el cousin of the dead woman.
CIEEKS DENY CLAIM
Par i. Aug. 30).-The Greek lega
tion in Pairis this evening published
an offie acl corn mm in icat ion dated Eski
Blrer'! t it o'clock Tuesda y morn
irg as kcllows:
"R( cr 1r'cai from Turkish sources an
nunic t '. t two divisions have
bn :ll red 'ro mlthe ( Geek right
wVne ar absolute'y false. Our right
Wmg im comPleto coitatl at all
pott v*.th the enemny, pursuing its
adv::ncct tvowarl :\ngora and Iepuls
img the Turks.
I.\Y (; OON STRIKE
Td o 4 . i laAu'. 30.---Members of
the d fed'r- tion of shoperafts of
the Sc: hoard Air Linc system after
a lethy eionig-ht voted al
mot5 lncnimously tO riect the labor
bo.,r 's nr-en awnri :rnd it is under
steed vill go in st rike.
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CSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1921
WHITE MEN HElD
Chiester, Aug. 29.-Carl H1ollim,
s'hite, has been committed to jail
on the en.arge of passing a $1 bill
that 'uid been iaised t:) $5. Several
bills that h-ld been raised are Said
to have been dleieeted. circulation
about Great Fails rec'ntly.
Brussels, Aug. 28 (By the Asso
eiated Press.)-The members of the
American Legion who have been
visiting France were met today at
the Belgian border by oflicials and
escorted to Brussels. Brand Whit
lock, the American inin ister, met
the mon theirt arrival here and ac
companied them to the palace. King
Albert welcomed the visitors as
"soldiets of the right" an dexpressed
the gratitude of the entire Belgian
nation for the :id given by the
United States in the world war.
This afternoon the delegates visited
the spot where the (ermals put
Edith Cavell, the English nurse, to
death during the war. Tonight they
were guests of thi government at
Vasht inigtotn, Aug. 29.--Henry
For-d('s terms for taking over the
Muscle Shoals power anl nitrate
plant were assailed publicly today
by Gifford Pinchot, former chief for
ester antd cotnservationist.
Mr. Ford's offer, Pinehot dec'ared,
was euivalent to interest at only1 3.6
per cenit. on the investment; that it
proposed no payment for water
power; that cetta in machinery in the
pIlant was wor-th mtore? than the F'ord
offer for the whole, and that it took
too little account of the production
M1r. Pintchot, said he did not be.
lieve Mr. Ford's offer shouhi lie re
jected, but that it should be revised
to provide for the return of the prop
erty to the government in 50 year.-, if
watited; that Mr. Ford "pay fotr the
prolerty of the people something
Itpoaching What the plroperty is
wi th," and to "make clear what it
oeers to farmers beyond doubt."
TO NAME POSTMASTER
Sutmter, Aug. 29.--There is much
imterest being manifested in the city
as to who will be postmaster in
SIter. Since the resignation of Dr.
George W. Dick about two years ago,
the assistant postmaAter, T. S. Doar.
has been in charge utnder the title of
acting postmaster. Mr. Doar has
been satisfactory as far as the pub
lie is concerned havinig a 'ong con
iection with the Sumter postoflice,
he having held the job of assistant
15 yeats. The eivil service coumis
Sion has had trepresetttatives here, it
has been stated, four or five times,
investigatig tle situation and look
ing into the qualifications of the vari
ous applicatits. These are said to he
Acting Postmaster Doar, former
P'osttmaster (;eorge I). Shore, Maj. J
Wesley Bradford, J. W. Carroll and
J. R. Ball of Wedgefield.
COTTON-Ample storage capacity at
reasonable rates - and liberal ad
vance's on consignments in any
quantity, for prompt sale or to be
held, offered by BATTEY & CO.
The Substantial Cotton Factors of
Savannah, Ga. Nov. 30-c
Rub-My-Tism is a great pain killer.
Relieves pain and soreness, Rheuma
tism, Neuralgia, Sprains, etc.
FOR SALE-High grade piano and
and oth-er houe-hold furniture, to
be sold in the niext few days. See
Mr. T. S. Hamner,
FOR SALE--Good business. Small
capital needed. Apply Cary Smith,
Manning, S. C.
666 cures Malaria, Chills nad Fever,
Bilious Fever, Colds and LaGrippe, or
FOR SALE-Good business. Small
capital needed. Apply Cary Smith,
Manning, S. C.
WANTED-Goed man to sell Singer
Sewing Machines and collect money.
Address Singer Sewing Mach ine
Co., C. A. Blanton, Mgr., Sumter,
S. C. 33-3t-c.
FOR SALE-Iligh grade piano and
and other hour)hold furiiture, to
be sold in the next few days. See
Mr. T. S. Haner.
COTTON-Sliipped to BATTEY &
CO., Tle Proficient Cotton Factors
of Savannah, Ga., yields satisfac
tion as is evidenced by the large
volume of business entrusted to
them. Isn't it to your interest to
try them ? Do it now and be con
vimeled. Nov. 30-c.
We are proud of the confidence doc
tors, druggists and the public have in
666 Chill and Fever Tonic.
LOST--On .Railroad Avenue yester
day one silver card case containing
letters andI A. C. L. passes. M. C.
engraved on back. Finder return
to Times oflice or 11. D. Clark at
depot and receive reward of $10.
Rub-My-Tism is a powerful antisep
tiC. Cures infected cuts, old sores,
BATTEY & CO.,--The large and re
liable cotton factors of Savannah,
Ga., offer a service that combines
long and successful experience, ex
pert salesmanship and financial
sounldness. Nov. 30-c.
MR. FARMER-Now is the time to
buy a new Mower or Rake for less;
than 1914 prices. We are over
stocked and in order to keep from
carrying over any for next season
we are going to offer you a real
bargaim. Mowers $66.50; Rakes
$33.50. Clarendon Hardware Co.
Sumnerton, S. C.
I Rub-My-Tism is a powerful anti.
septic. Cures infected cuts, old sores,
Mrs. E. C. Nettles Alsbrook, Principal
Manning, S. C.
Fifteen standar(d units. High school
Eiiglish, French, Latin, mathematics
science and penmanship. Thorough
preparation for any college. Students
for Winthrop and Clemson win hon
ors. Certificates a(mit to leading
colleges without examination. Spe.
cial coaching for beneficiary scholar
ships offered by Winthrop, Clemson
tthe Citadel, and South Carolina Uni
versity. Session begins Sept. 12th.
In loving remembrance of our (lear
mother, Mrs. R. B. White, who depart
ed1 this life August 27th, 1920.
A lprecious one from us has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled;
A place is vacant in our h'ome,
Which never can be filled.
(God in II is wvisdlom has recalled,
The one His love had given;
\nd through the body moulders here,
The soul is safe in heaven.
Her Loving Children.
TIhe State of South Carolina,
County of Cla rendon.
By J1. M. Windham, Probate ,Jud~ge:
WVhereas, Purlie E. Thomas made
suit .to me to grant him Letters of
Adninistration of the Estate and ef
The next time
you buy calomel
The purified arid refined
calomet tablets that are
nausealess, saf' and sure.
Medicinal virtues retain..
ed and imn roved. Sold
only in sead pakg.
Price 35ca. akgs
fects of Henry D. Thomas.
These are, therefore, to cite and
admonish, all ,and singular the Kind
red and Creditors of the said Henry
D. Thomas deceased, that they be and
appear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be hold at Muanning on 10th
day of September next, after publi
cation hereof, at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon, to show cause, if any they
have why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand this 29th day
of August, Anno Domini, 1921.
J. M. Windham,
pd. Judge of Probat3.
State of South Carolina,
Court of Common Pleas.
J. A. Weinberg, Plaintiff,
Harry Steinhardt, B. W. Holladay, L.
H. Harvin, W. C. Davis and The
First National Bank of Manning,
S. C., Defendants.
To The Defendants Above Named:
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the Complaint in
this action of which a copy is here
with served upon you, and to serve a
copy of your Answer to the said Com
plaint on the subscriber (T. H1.
Stukes) at his office in Manning, S.
C., within tventy days after the ser
vice hereof, exclusive of the day of
such service, and if you fail to answer
the Complaint within the time afore
said, tIe Plaintiff in this action will
apply to the Court for the relief de
manded inl the Complaint.
T. H. Stukes, .'
To The Defendant, Harry Steinhardt:
Take notice that the Summons and
Complaint in above stated action were
filed in the office of the Clerk of Court
of Common Pleas for Clarendon Coun
ty, South Carolina, on the 30th day
of June 1921 and are now on file in
T. H. STUKES,
35-3t-c Plaintiff's Attorney.
Will sell 200 Men's Si
Sold, only have a few imo
pr1iceS of these Suits wer<
$12.98. $14.98, $16.98, $18
SABJRAMS' OLD STA!
Money in the bank is the connecting
link between man and his opportunity.
Your opportunity may come tomorrow.
First N ational Bank
W.C. DAVIS, President
A. C. BRADHAM, Vice-President
J. T. STUKES, Cashier.
ITERI S. C.
N VS. SUMTER
Lst, 2nd and 3rd
Friday and Saturday
Sept. 5-Labor Day
d 10:30 A. M. and 4:30 P. M.
>' Manager Sumter Club.
Going Out of Business
iits at less than manufacturers cost. Stock must be
nths more as store has been leased. Must vacate;
3 up to $65.00, now going at $4.98, $6.98, $8.98, $10.98,
.98, $22.98, $24.98.
Yours for a Square D~eal,
s Department Store
DMANNING, Sout.h Cinan