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VOL. XLI MANNING, S. C-, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1921
D. W. ALDEJ
President and Founder of D.
-One of iPoneer Lumb
Alcolu, Sept. 16.--David Wells
Alderman, president and founder of
the D. W. Alderman & Sons Coi
pany, Alcolu, prominent in Southern
industrial development in the South
and one of the leading business men
in the South Atlantic States, died to
day at 1 o'clock at his home in Al
colu after a long illness.
He was born at Harrell's Store, Du
plin County, North Carolina, seventy
two years ago. He came to South
Carolina forty years ago and, as a
pioneer in the lumber industry, he has
amassed a fortune. He is one of the
largest land owners in Clarendon and
He is survived by the following:
R. J. Alderman, Paul R. Alderman,
Miss Martha Alderman of Alcolu;
Mrs. David C. Shaw, of Sumter; D. W.
Alderman, Jr., of Florence, and Mrs.
Blair Rice, of Belton. The funeral will
be held tomorrow at 12 o'clock, at
D.W. ALIDERMIA N
Clar3endon lIaptist Church, Alcolu, of
which Mr. Aldorman was the founder
The burial service will be at llarrl!'.
Store, Duplin County, North Carolina,
where rest the remains of his wife
and thre infant ch ildlren. The burial
services will be held there Sunday at
Mr. Alderman anassel a fortune es
timiated at sever-al million dolhars.
-'lorence, Sept. I(;.-- D. W. Alder
manl, vealthy hun1lbelr dealer, railroad,
operator, 11rmr(an mer-chanlt, of AI
colu, died at his holme at Alcolu this
Afternoon of heart failure. News of
the death of his father was received
by l)avid V. Aldernian, of th is city,
at 2 o'clock, :ool Ihe left ilmIeldiately
for Alcolu by ajutoloblile. Accroldiio
to the brief reort death caIm to .\l.
Alder man? suldelv. IHe had not been
reporled ill rec(ejtly and his relativt's
here were shocked when the Ilessage
C:1311 by telephoae that he had expired.
Mr. Aldv3riman's hea lth had b.eeun <(.
elinling the( palst year heauSe of a
he art affection, but he was not consi(l
TlIl'? (IV IC IMACI'E
II01,I8 GOD) .\l EI'YING
Th'!e ( ivic lenaue met~ Mondlly:3v af
ernloon, Suitember3(1 19th, 19'2 I, with a3
edh-d'i to3 order3 .13nd ft'o m1inu3tes' of the
last. mleetiig were r'e-il and1 approved.
The vicel- res ilht r (eported'3 mos3t. (If
the( due ~ollec(te(d and13 urged~ 'hlat the
dlinouiit nt does3 heI lnt inl in1uindiat e
ly. A mot ion: to hv:e~ a large Itook
Tournam301''nt suggest 'd: by t he cha:3 ir
man33 of the Enter'saient ('ommnittee
was pas sedl and( if was delocie to
chalrge a1 fee (If thirty -five cenits. Tlhe
lanis and 11ate1 were le'ft to thel comn
Ani ap~peal wa:s madeii fromi the
Charity Comflimit tee for (o~ld c'ltes ori
rays that canl h1e used~ as5 hada~ges, inl
f:eet -for aniy k in oil(f garment11 that can'll
he oIf any use1.
Tlhe C ha1irmn olf t'.se Ra:il roadl Comi
mi1ttee' reporitedl thirty dolllar r3~5efund3(1
ed by the Standard Oil people, for
money e'xpended'3 11n t hir lpperty.
As there w:33 no furither buisineiss,
the mfeeting alljourned.
Ir'ma H. Weinerg,
Secretary ail Tfreasur'er.
('01'PIMl IN P'IlSON
Mir. and ml.ir3s. Condy Gelddintgs are31
li'ilmg held in the i('hlanod 10ounty
Jail on3 a warrant charging the gil
with giving a false aige and3( the man
with hemig~a ine 3cessory to thea faict.
The legal imfstrument('i was sworn3 oult
by the fatfherl of the gill, who
el~iirges inI the ar3rest. wairran lt that
his dau31ghter3 )Yav( 1 year33s and3 seveni
moniths as .h3r alge when'3 sh11 is I d
years1' andi ('ight mionithis old1.
Gedd131ings and1 .\liss Ann31ii' li xworitm
wee marr11&3iid1 ."a:tulrda:y a3fternoon3i)3 in
the cousrt house by a331 minist and 131
they ann31o3uncedl tha~t they were going
to Mannairg. nhI rath,.'I (Ir tol l)'iI
W. Alderman Sons Company
er Men in South Caro
ice Held at Alcolu
ered in any immejdiate danger. Mr.
Alderman was neventy-two years old.
He was a native of North Carolina,
but moved to this State when quite a
young man. lie has been in the lum
ber business all of his life and had
built up at Alcolu a splendid town,
also createdI by him. In addition to
his lumber interests Mr. Alderman
was engaged in railroading, banking
rind merchandising. Ile was interest
ed in many enterprises in Clarendon
and Sumter counties.
Funera l services over the body of
David W. Alderman, Sr., who died
suddenly at his home at Alcolu last
F'rday afternoon, were held Saturtday
at the Cla rendon 10 l1t ist Church in A l
colu in tI. sen.-;Vc!'e of a great ini
ber of people.
The body was carried to Well's
Chapel Church, near liarrell's store in
Duplin county, North Carolina, for the
interment. This was the native home
of Mr. Alderman from which he moved
to South Carolina iorty years ago and
where rest the remains of his late
wife and three small children.
Mr. Alderman oc-upied a prominen;
place in the busint.- life of this state
nf t only, but his business connections
extended throughout the country.
With all of his vast interests to coni
nand his attention, however, he found
time to devote his great talents to the
upbuilding of the commI:aity in which
he lived from a civic a.; well as I
Mr. Alderman began life in llodest
circL.. itances, but by business
acumen, industry and strength of
character, accumulated a large for
tulle. Ile was the foundei and presi
dent of 1). W. Alderman & Sons, large
lumber corporation of Alcolu; presi
(lent of the Aleolu railro:al and the
Alderman Department stol - inl Mann
ning. Ile was one of the largest land
Ow(iners in Clarindon and adjoining
counties. Ile was interested in num
erous IOther business enterprises.
Catching a vision of the possibili
ties of the lumber business, particu
larly of kiln dried, planed aid graded
ceiIilg andl floo inig fromll the short
ieedle pine, he set about to fstablish
this iirdustry anld was the first mn
inl the state to ship a carloini of this
lumber to territory nlorth of the Ma.
-.onl and Dixonl line. Ilis busi ness
ilcreaised rapidly with the passing
years andi he accuuiLilated great
Always simple in habits and mod
(st ill conduct, his character is happily
illustrated by his desire for a lot-st.
ftlmelral. One Idf hlis last requests was
tiat he be laid to rest ill a coimn made
of pine boards from the A I-rmam
mills. This request was compliedl
with. ir. .J. .. Iarlieli, who has been
inl Mr. Alermni's employ for the
l-st :1 years, construtlting thle plainl
cotlll as1 equste by Mir. Aldermanl.
lle- belongjed 0t, noSecret re( butl
was mn active workir ill the Hapti't
Churebt-1, being a1 feaconl 11Mny year,
ti to he time of his death. Althlou b
1 staualch siupporter ihis own elm-b
.\Mr. A hh-rmlwn'l bnevlece we re not
conlfined toI denoinawtional "lmos. lI I
gave liberally to all worthy causs (iln
whiclw wal' s approaclwd, conti
titm L-enerou41sly wih u ,IY desire,
forI puliciity 6for his IlHall br.1Opy. lIh
wa"is l1a1il mani o ifimpl. e faill, belie .-n
Iritlty i I tht - :avii f r;e f (l,!
I b.41e. r t' the sherili oll il aII s soon
:iV h'e he~m I f h t he marr ige and asii
idrthe dei''tenf'tiin at tday. o the
husbni Stil wf. Shrf.les
iredi ah hri(l f it lumter5 mot the
of iim aferea ionfe:-elI( -e. iT hel
ler',in at .\lnin ta as!.legio take('
weare othie ouplte when jail and
ie tt p o'I'((in and~g othe d u i iso.
ale secer, mot oe tof theteimony
wbsouivht the younge coupl ito general
hi. agstat Gilit will p(lv'eMnass onil
this mteri thet tase tr'aay.- Thry toil
lumikPa S''~ltaoe. fnin ii h
GreenwoodSa, ep. 0., -Aftr exa.
inig L;ea numbaer of owitnerss, iomany
ofek wom ward rndlareny. ity isli
liiaes, thaem juryI-I rhi'se oyiest'r
<!ay CutlMriay whent'i the investan
we'e i'takwn froml the cityf jaill andl
wippedb' , ill beIi;'. iI continue l ~ (01
SOCIAL AFFAIRS . C(
Of THE WEEK
Mr. andI Mi'rs. larry C(urtis enter
tained last Thursday evening at a for
rook party. Each couple contributed
fifty cents for the benefit of equipping
the Club lRooms of the A merican
Legion. Tables wire arranged for
Rook and progressive rook was play
ed throughout-the evening. After tie .
game punch and a delicious course of.
ice (ceam1 and cake was served by the
hostess. h'llose enjoyinlg the evelnuing
Vere: lisses Addii a1d Irma Vein- I
erg, Cecil Clairk, Neeta .evi, Toa .
Bagiial, Emii y Geiger, Isabella
Thomas, M yrtle 3ow nmn, .Janie Wil
son, Alrs. W. T. ILesesne, Jr., Alice
Wilson, Rita llugginis, .lulia 13rmiaim,
Mrs. ii attie lradihami; Messrs. Cros
well Davis, Cravn lradham, IEAlis
wells, Saiuel Rigby, Willie ;eiger,
Charles Wilson, Bill Prince, Oliver
ILand. Taylor Stikes, W. T. I .eesnte,
J .., Wrre Dicksion, Alo::es .evi, Sam .
Barronl and the host. and l hostess.
lfT(II EN SHOWER F01 N
AIISS ARlGAlRCT WVIL.SO N
,Mrs. W. P). Iegg entertai ned at. a
kitchen shower, in honlor of Alis:s : ac
garet Wilson, bride-elect. 'I'le spac
ious hall Wax beautifully decorated in
green and wh ite, divided off to repre
sent a dining room and kitchen. As
you entered, m11o't delicious punch was
servedl by M rs. W. S Plowdlen, behind
a mound of lovely ftern. On the yard
under the shade of oaks almost a Ceo
tury old, M iss Wilson's Sunday School
Class enjoyed croquet, ball and other
games. In the parlor and piazza werej
grouped the Sunday School teachersI
of the Methodist church and other
friends to spend the afternoon with
happy Miss Marg:tret. As the twilight
sxIadows began to lengthen the hostess
requested the future Mra. Floyd to go
to the kitchen and t-ike charge; after
donning a kitchen apron, she seimeled
a veritAble liti ,le house wife. The
many useful and lovely gifts were
then displayed. Aftor ier invitation
io tithe kit'ein, she was conducted
mlto the dininig room. :a wa seated
it the he:al of tihe table' anli a'ked to
cut, the cream .'id serve her guest,
which ,he (lid with the grI:ce andl s':k-'
of an xiperienc5!' sti's. She was
n osisted by Mr-. Il.erg and Ih'e little
girls of her (lass.
One of the most bealutifill ilertain
lielits vivenl this seao in was a linen
howver given .lliss Ma rta ret Wilson,
by .\rs. Rt. 1). C'hark and14 .\lle. .1. 1).
Gjerald. The nuijority (d'fthe vuests
werie )ecial triiendis of the lite Dr
If. L. Wilsonl, a mlost beloved physi
I cial, who during his lif , Ii a 'eryV
large practice in this.Z town, .lori'ni
and th( sii'a'oturoIiu ii cointry. (i 1h y
'1n1d joyfiul they ciame to lba)h, , t,
.argaret, his second dauht-ii r. wl
WednIesda.1Y will becomeo the bridle of
AIr. Paul Floyd.
le holm, (if All.". R. ). C'lark was
mhost artistically Idcoratd i ni il l n
Ind white, the low rI' rifl r, !Ive harc ,
Mllm weit re thrown% i -r andi :1 nv
c' entr. 1:141 inl1111ri4vised 111ibl. \\a
pacdon w hI i b di iI Ali- W l il Inl, V .
SiiI ii \',l( i il ' i fi w'11 (11 ',m [.A]i
l'Olllil( i by ' ;1t1 at'h th t Iw ;l r itt
l1(o iIy wiite flowr ove i- ;' 11;
hlii-i rceived the lov m11( m141 4 ot
thi rh ahu e ta ::n l 111 til i.n a ypicaf
") lackI Atit .'\ o f a i-l lm1au' siy
and i n' i kint h r 11r\i -ful "mn.tY",
oftenl "lo'Ive by the ()bl -4(.rvanlt - f th T11, Il
d 1Y, .tIas 'o i f respe t in ii - '
southern1 weN enlll, she !"aid, a: .-hll lit
Inoswitc- inl fronit of Ihw brd -h-et, :1
ofgo bagsket. filled witlsnowy wi -
neIi is of h elles ld linini, ba ti
hogrie t h atx oub'iildeligh the onl'
f( ii ou , larsa ov.elyo iii. riiisi'*l"
yillee '. ho u k " whiti' h ritt erbe
thiinn wis::lhas nd advie to li bridIs
rib!; he wen gil r' in a n)1 'rley
cousof:: 'rved wIt's lunc. ThehI
Inanl thui st re'i lut cai lain the al h
Cupid ivn etne formy at lit Icelwht fl
Inor ixe 11 ogix ho ca iwnthefr :
.\((l( ps.hT .l. Weallsnerai,I alte a Vi
in eliws :larlgold, Won, wiih will
oAeu the liusts iftsfd thewr
sr vedri'l ile lime d by .\ li lss 'iarahi tali
Cwasy that er at ilvey ice''I course,)115 to
yof pand' white. the fuit ils were (
theni'i give:,In hWir pinted liorei cards 1
ald wr tilol to ' geti iti parters'v
I brorlt, th ri d to11 i'r' ch iKnteh l i
Cupidr in the form ofj~ i t ee rta
I Iui Iluggins, wh came4 n11 the11 frot -
IIRT To CONVENE
HERE NEXT MONDAY
he following is the list of jurors i
the first andl second week:
V. B. Pack, Paxville.
I. V. IHaley, Wilson, It. F". 1).
I. . Tohberry, Suii utertonl.
. .Philips, lilooml~ville.
\f.J. ligby, Aalning.
. l. ItietnIirsouin, SuIIei toln.
. (. iarrigan, Suinimerton.
. A. )ulosc, \Vilson.
. . I ow , Sumimerton.
N. Broadway, Alcolu.
. .Hllaglet, Fore0.ston.
. J. Young, Alhdlu.
. It (ivgs, alannilg.
.-'R. Dyson, Aflinting.
II. 'hillip s, AlIco l.
\I. I'. Strange, \ ilso t.
. .. Touchberr.1y, l'anille.
. Allsbrooks, \Vilson.
1 . IHicks, Ga h
N. Rt. Gedding Is, Paxville.
- L. I. eimd, .\anning.
E. .1. (obertsin, Suimimerto n.
1. S. (hewiin . .olrdan.
1. W. Ridgill, alnning.
F' L. Dlavis, Da vis Station.
1.. 1). Nettles, \Manning.
(. T. Ardis, Summiertoi.
I. 1. IlDuose, New Zion.
\. D. Wennis, .lanming.
I. W. Grifle, laxville.
1. J. Thigpen, Paxville.
It. A. Coskry, Stnmerton.
It. I'. G ibbnhls, Turbeville.
T11. I I. Chewsing, Silver.
W. S. Itich, 'atxville.
i. is. Ridgeway, lavis Station.
Second Week ,1 urors
S1. C. Stuckey, Sul erton.
T. Al. D ukes, New ion.
J. L. Wells, Al ling.
A. C. Shorter, Davis Station.
IIarry Ri, Manniting.
It. L. Logan, Alcolu,
Ituthven I'lowden, Alcolu.
S. A. Willians, Mailning.
W. T. Snyder, Alarmling.
U'. T. Walker, Summerton.
I. W. Mel-addinl, Sardinia.
F".II . (lark, D abvis Stati.
F-red Harnies, Sununilertonl.
T'. 11. G(en.1try, Sumlmertonl.
So. .. Smith, Alann s t: ing.
t. .\1. iLee, Alcolu.
Do)rsey Newtoni, Alanninp..
T. B. ellette, TtrbIeville .
1l. .1. I tichbourv, i -restonl.
11. .\L. Tholmas, .\lnine 11.
3. 1t. P'arker, \Vilsn.
S. . lVay, Silver.
T. i. \vadfoni, Sunitvion.
W. 0. Beand, Turbville.
W. S. Itlowden , At. min .
S.1 i rvn annine.
1. W. Evans, New Zion.
M' . \ l i vpen, .\bu ingl'.
's. [)I\is, S su iterrlon. ! i
1.W. BIr:11iham1, \Vikll.
.i.\1. h\Ir iIeiu, IAlt- t-i,
A. A. i laiy, Wilsmi.
1. .\l. (':mnty, Sum llmerton.
1). BrhanIl, .la nnig.AI I
Wi.l Iali-,. a ni g
R. ~ ~ ~ Il h.. Wh:eSInartn
:l'Ih n 411, 1e p. Htn. t at td .
etmobilii ed" pe t will lst- hlp:tiit
ta fhlw d ariv". w a ti t. i ptitn f
, ii I ;1i :In eso 11:t11t til t It i
, tt :' e n .t .9 I y thre trst I. e,
ltrynt -n nati m, asini It : a i ip~t; til
1.4 \. MIs f- Ilerehc lititf. At i
ts C w i y ieit valrlhevtd i tchn r- :t
'el t ht r oit s .~W ' A i houtsil x m t h
h) 4011-1, pol-i Ilmtti AlIN ii (liti'
I I he jequ. ir eil to 14 t comple . p
ittiy haitit th d it- i iiitincinifu ,
t iii I te i .'n Iutr for a nI tlt nitil
hi As t i- ( -tn. . of ittrit e l i..
ke p tti njioted onliary ft ali i
n it AArder.~ lie hs c m~-d
SALES OF T
igures for August Reveal Nt
J)osed of Less Than I ast
Below 1920 A mount.
To~e n sales inl South I ;ro I ,11
enched I total of .13,02:3,02 1 pfeul
uring August :ts conpalrei w!h
81,7f12 piunds fI' the corresWi n
nt h a to I
'('j-rustreo isth uee vestAerlar h \ ,V
Iel state depa-tment >f agritilur,
finterr tund tl' ' unstries. The totlj
irice pahdl f,- ths oundlarg for t ho
ast mtismnth w s i'.1,158.-n is co n
fared with . ,.57:.341 ist y rv,
idecrealml of appr*o-:iniately .Aiin0 g
The averae price pahd last m onth
.ii :. a hundred ait conpared
i1h $ ist year, , dcrease of
learly 81I:i onl thev hundred pounids.
'h prict w n at
ory to the prodhicers-:, according! t o
,')ports, the figu re being -4. mnu-hI
o wer thanl last year. Thv- drh;rens
nI the nI berII~) ofI pounds sold fth..
>ast Aulg-ust ovor the samle moth in?
920 was approximately 1:,,)(1,0104
Inl the livures armoun111Ced bi thY
,'ei o itow
I NQ I IIR Y Ill I N
4'.% (.1 \ it nessi's ( n--I't io'nt'd I'\ ['d
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mev \\ines I i, .
tra l Miran . hry -N n h- .
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1deral 1ran jur in ; '' m
e-r h suc ft o ft, - c
I ed aIt e fai,
rhurbt i't h~ -Iel
'ult' tht <it t
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'Ih ou ' tne i i
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i'll' Sta \'i'' 'ii'i'i t I i
It' tit i \\
i e ,'i :e \ bi t h htt ' i
arly 13,000,000 Plound. ,
Year-Price Also Far
Report by Markets.
i t : I , t20,9 pII , W. I
I't~ : I't It r
rn b ,:11,71it whi I
C(' of Ifl~t l7 TheI
ul17n ,77 h l' 4 *lS
h a t .. ,2Ta 21- t2.
wh l it \:
I I Iv(, I8 '.
sh I ow , I t i
na rkets, showing n
at eachi market ftr r7dner.
1ttal prive paid, thll !Iu
ninounits sol for allh-r.,a 1 )'.
house.men bein l bnnned
817,7 7 7 1Wi.S
3-1 2 0 t ') 21 ),i I
I .) 1,866 18(11
) 731,20. 1
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