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Models. They are stylish, well tailored and very
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you want to pay.
Coats Suits, the kind that will look good on you, s
$15.00 to $40.00
Coats, stylish and comfortable,
$10.00 to $35.00
Misses' and Children's Coats %
$3.50 to $20.00
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SUMTER, S. C.
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GOVERNOR SAYS THAT
TRAINS MUST RUN
Will Not Hesitate to Call Session of
TALKS OF STRIKE
Holds That it Would Ile Duty of State
to See That Trains Were
Trains wil The operated in South
Carolina, strike or no strike, provided
volunteers canl be procurel to man1111
them, according to Gov. It. A. Cooper,
who last night, said that if it were
considerd necess: ry, a special ses
sionl of the legislature. would be call
ed in order to draw up measures
deemed expedient to meet the emer
It wis as no foe of organizel labor
Ior of diective bavd'.gZiing that. the
ch iet executive of the state said he
sla.ke, but as an official who realizes,
im its fullness, the meaning of cessa
tion of rail vay traflic in this state at
he presnt time. The leclinie in the
price of farm product: raised in this
state; the increase in the price of
prolucts .aised in distant states and
coountries; the sufelring anl the mis
cry that Would follow in the wakc of a
olllpl<t.- tieuip of railway traffic were
visualized by the governor when he
said . ['ra ma must not stop."
"If this thre:ttoned railroad strike
becomes a. reality," saiI the gover
vor, 'it will mean tha t tie prices of
practically everythi'wi we have to
sell will deciinae, while the prices of
prolucts wnich we have to buy will
'Freight rates are now sky high anil
many agricultural prodiucts, especial!"
those raised in the West, can not b
sol(d because of high rates.
"'The employees of the railroads
ought to unlerstanl that the public
is so vitally interested in the opera
tioii of the railroadsL that, if suffi
(a.lt labor can be had, the trains
will be operated.
"In. case the strike becomes a real
ity, it would be the duty of the state
to use every means inl its power to see
that traims were operated.
"If it should be consilereI advisa
ble to hold a speceid session of the
legislature, I would not hesitate to
"Neither would I hesitate to call for
volunteers to ail in running the
t ra im Is.
"I expfuss no opinion as to the
merits of the controversy between the
rail ro:ls and their employees, but if
the ciployees are receiving a living
vage, they will find great difliculty
il satislng a suffering public that
a strikve is justiliable at this particu.
"It would be advisable to begin to
take a (ensus of the men who are not.
nilbers of tihe un ion with a view to
havng tle trainr operatel, for the
trains must run.
"The cotton fa rmer has suffered
very materially by reason of the de
('ine in prices of cottoin as well as
by the unprecelentel low production,
ailnl no one ought to expect a govern
ment, state or national, to falIi to take
any measures which woulId prevent a
further loss to those engaged in agri
culture, since agriculture is the
source of all oir wealth.
"I would not have it understood
that I say that the on ions l'ave no
.egal right to go on strike, but they
have no moral right to call a strike
at a time when it would entail irre
"The railroad mnagers an em
ployees should be willing to have
their controversy settled before the
great court of puili!ic opinion. 'Tlt'
court functions in maiiy ways and
while its (lecrees may h dela, it
is mnevitablle the couirt of last resort.
"'The succe'ss or failure oIf the prto-I
Posed strike will denendl on whet her
or not. it is custainedl by thle couirt (of
STlATEl'S G IVI'NG A l"I'ENTlI()N Tl()
Tlhirty-ei gilt States ar' now g ivn
s peciad a tteniitioii to the marketing of
tar im pirodu c ts. In 31 ofI these Stadtes.
agencies to cariry on Ihis marketin
work have been (reat ed by legisla t ive
or executiv"e authority. Ini the remin
ng se'veni States the algeincies are
part iof somle al rea ly ex ist inig cog ini
the State admiiin istraiitSin or arei con
nle(cd with the State agricu laural
Theb ma rket replorts of thle Bu reaui
(If Mta rkets and Crop Estimiiates, Unt
ed Sta tes Delparitmnt of Agricul ture,
arec receivedl direct by leased( tele
graph wire b~y a iiumber of the States.
Thbe departmnent also leinds a Ia rge
imeasure of co-opecratien to the States
in the .joint e'mployralent of sepc ialists
in standardization and inspection. Ed
ueni]tionial work coinci ing the mar
koti ng of farm plroducts is being ac
Mrs. J. A. Cox, of Al
derson, \W. Va., writes:
"My dau-'hter . . . suf
fered terrily. She could
1'ot turn in bed . . . the
doctors r.ve her up, and
we brou;it her home to
die. -:e l-d suffered so
much at . . . tine. Hay-.
ing heard of Cardul, we
got it for her."
The WoraVs Tonic
"In a fzwdye,, sne be
gan to i::iprove,," Mrs.
Cox cont:::ic, "and had
no trouble vt. . . Cardui
cured her, nmd we sing
its praises everywhere."
\Ve receive many thou
sands c similar letters
cv..ry y:.ar, telling of the
g( o, Cardui has done for
wcrJcn who suffer from
compp -ints so common to
thcir sax. It should do
a dood, too. Tr
f ively cari ied on in nearly all of the
States witi. the aid of the depart
mlent,'s extension specialists.
11 .irket information is being stress
ed : 2.1 States; standard ization work
coies i n1for the lion's share of atten
tion in 19 States; inspection of food
products is kept to the fore in 13
States; and research work is the maj
or activity in 12 S'ates. Although 30
regular .market reports and periodi
cals are issued fly the niarketing agen
cies of the 38 States. Six are pub
lished daily, 12 weeldy', 4 silli-ioith
ly, and 8 monthly.
BIG COTTON CON IRitA"I'S
RECEIVEl) IN TH1IS STATE
Colilliiha, Oct. 18 ---Contracts rep
resentinug approximately 3,000 hales
of cottoln were received yesterday at
the oIflices of the South Carolina Cot
toll Growers' Cooperative A ssociation
fraim Sumnter ('ounty. This represents
ierely the launching of the cam paign
in that county. Otl,.ia1s of the asso
ciation say. Sumter, they said is
strongiy il line for the organization.
Officials of the a-ssecition annloull
ced yester-day tile details were worked
out for a state-wih- speaking cam
paign ill behalf of co-operative mar
G. C. COOPER,
Glasses Fitted, Broken
SUMTER, S. C.
and look ov
i have to sh
aour line ne:
Scome to ton
i be you are
I market jum
i what we ha
*I but would i
a privilege ar
I anyway. W
a you only su,
a will give y
aways in line
R us when in
keting. It is planned to hold a meet
ing in every cotton glowing county in
the state at which sone speaker who
is. qualified to speak on the subject
will present the details of the mar
It was said yesterday that splendid
progress was being made in the drive.
Ofhemils now estimate that, approxi
nately 30,000 bales have already been
signed up. They be!ieve that 200,
000 or one-hal fthe minimum will be
signed before the enl of the year and
that whe minnimunt of '100,000 will be
easily reachul by Alay .
A mong the contraelt. rec'ived vs
terday was that of layor L. 1). Jeu
tings of Sumter, D. A. Greer, of Bel
totl, one of the b-.;t known farmer3
and huanmess men of Anderson coun
ty sent it his ignedi con trac Tes
VUIiT FOlt GYSTILLM1AN
New York. Ort. L-hn L. la-k,
o'uardian for (u Stilhtnan, today
broiught legal proceIilngov to) establish
the child's right to . shaIre in thi.
trust funds totalln $837,393,000 vs.
talilsheld by his [ra.u.Iplfather for his
five chilren. h'hs action was taken
iml col necton w ith the divorvce suit
brouight by .lmsA. Stilhnan, mil
liontaire banikor. hsit his wife, in
which the child' legitinncy
hoot,, etl. C- P'
A who have clatns aga inst the
estatf. of, Wm. H1. Colv, deceased will
1:l1ease (- file salme itemized anid v, -ified
ith tme and thouse wh1o owe thk Said
e will please mtike payment to
-Al . - - ('ole, Executrix,
JNO. G. DINKINS
MANNING, S. C.
DuRANT & i'LLERBE
Attorneys at Law
MANNING. S. C.
. 0. Purdy. S. Oliver O'Bryan
PURDY & O'BRYAN
Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
MANNING. S. C.
Attorney at Law
MANNING. S. C.
MONEY TO LOAN
On Real Estate-Small and Large
Loans. Long Terms.
J. W. WIDEMAN
MANNING. S. C.
H. C. CURTIS,
MANNING, S. C.
WEINBERG & STUKES
J. A. Weinberg Taylor T. Stukes
MANNING, S. C.
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