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TBE WEST INDIAN BUBRJG?NE.
Causes Death and Destruction.
Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. *2>- The
West Indian hurricane struck the Isl?
and of Jamaica with its full force yes?
terday, inflicting great damage. Port
Antonio, on the north coast, was
completely overwhelmed. Only six
?ouses were left standing there. The
United Fruit Company's wharves,
offices, hotel and plantations were ?
utterly demolished. 3? ive* of the com?
pany' steamers, includeing the Simon
Durr ois, Alfred Dnmois and Brighton,
were driven ashore, but are lying in
easy positions. Port'Maria, another
town, on the north coast, also suffered
similarly. The coast is stre wn with
wreckage of local sailing boats.
The southeastern ]>ortion of the isl?
and has been completely denuded of
its crops; -the rivers are flooded and
many men were carried out .to sea and
drowned. Considering the damage to
proparty during the hurricane, the
loss of life is comparatively small,
though the present estimate, is that
the death list will reach fifty. Hun?
dreds of persons were injured and there
were numerous hair-bredth escapes.
The property loss is estimated at $10, -
?00,000.
The entire eastern end of the island
bas been devastated. Villages have
been wiped out and public buildings
and churches demolished. Thousands
of the peasantry, rendered homeless
and destitute, are wandering about
seeking food and shelter. The de?
struction of the banana plantations
has been complete and the fruit trade
is paralyzed for the next twelve
months. Hundreds of prosperous fruit
growers have been brought to bank?
ruptcy and ruin.
The western end of the island, which
it was at first supposed had escaped,
also suffered considerable, thougli not
to the extent which the eastern end
d? The new banana plantations
planted there were party destroyed*
and the orange and coffee crops were
also injured. The Norwegian steamer,
Salvatore di Giorgio, "was driven
? ashore at Annotta Bay and lies in a
dangerous position. Several ?ailing
vessels were wrecked on the north
side. "
It ?s still stormy and threatening
and there are fears that there may be a
renewal of the storm. Torrential rains
have increased the misery of the
poor and homeless.
Thousands of bouses in Kingston
were dmaged, the wharves were batter?
ed and several coasting vessels were
sunk in the harbor.
Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. l3.-The
destitution in the hurricane-stricken
districts in appalling. Thousands of
persons, homeless, starving and ill
elad, are hurrying to the towns to ob
* tain shelter and supplies, but, , as all
'the houses and public buildings have
been demolished the misery is in?
tense. A meeting held at Port Antonio
today appealed, with the Governor's
approval, to the generosity of the
American people. Foodstuffs and
lumber are urgently needed and as?
sistance was implored.
The Norwegian steamer Ethelwold
-encountered the hurricane on her
voyage from New York to Jamaica,
?and passed through a terrible experi?
ence. Her machinery became deranged
and the cylinder cover was blown off.
The steamers Alfred Dnmois and the
i Salvatore Di Giorgi are still ashore.
The other steamers, which went
. ashore, have been floated.
-Man's as Old as he Feels.
-~*&g :
Dallas, Tex., Aug. 1&-1? was an?
nounced today that ex-Governor F. R.
Lubbock would be maried next ,
Wednesday. His bride-to-be is Miss .
Lue Scott, of Abilene, Tex., Governor '.
Lubbock left Austin this morning for :
Abilene.
This will be the third time Govern- .
or Lubbock has married. His . second
wife died one year ago this month.
He is in his ninetieth year and his ,
bride is said to be quite young. He
is quite wealthy. He was the Confed?
erate war governor of Texas and was
captured with Jefferson Davis and
John H. Reagin at the close of the
war.
ASBITBA?TsiTifiUB?Hi
Birmingham, Aug. 13.-At today's
session of the arbitration board, which
is considering the differences between
the Alabama miners and operators, the
-testimony was largely of a technical
character, the object being to get tes?
timony regarding the differential wages
between the two mines.
Witness Herbert, for the operators,
created a sensation when he stated
that the earnings of certain miners as
:set forth by the operators did not re?
present their net earnings, because
the cost of powder, oil,* etc., has not
been deducted. The witness for the
operators had testified that some min?
cers had earned as much as $135 per
month.
At the conclusion of Mr. Herbret's
testimony T. G. Bush, president of
the Alabama Consolidated Coal and
Iron Company, was called. Col. Bush
insisted that conditions about the
?saines were good. He said the com?
pany provided at its expense at each
camp, schools churches and hospitals.
Teachers cost the miners nothing and
physicians' services were free in cases
?of injury. Houses were furnished at a
monthly rental of $1 to SI. 25. CoL
Bush was still on the stand at the
time of the adjournment for the day.
Maniac's Terrible Deed.
Winfield Kas. Aug. 13.--Gilbert
Trigg aged 30 years, supposed to be
insane, appeared on the principal
street of this town tonight with a
double-barreled shotgun and fired both
charges deliberately into a crowd of
five thousand people, who were lis?
tening to a band concert. He killed
three persons fatally injured three and
shot twenty others of whom six may
die. Trigg was himself killed by a
policeman.
Charles! oni Aug. 13.-Jerome Stark
of Columbia, a lineman in the employ
of the Bell Telephone company, came
in contact with a live wire this after?
noon while at work on a pole and fell
a distance of 60 feet to the pavement.
Fortunately his, fay was broken by
coming down upon a fellow worker
and he suffered no serious bodily in?
jury. His right hand was badly burn?
ed by the wire.
HE MACEDONIAN ?PRISIH6.
Bulgaria Expects . War and is
Looking Daily for the Turks
To Begin a General Massacre of the
Christains in Macedonia.
Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 12.-The Bul?
garian foreign office has received very
disquieting news from its agent at
Uskub. The Mussulmans there are
daily gathering in the mosques, and it
is feared that a massacre of the Chris?
tians is impending. Officials here ex?
press the belief that the intervention
of the Powers alone can prevent a dis?
aster-.
The whole Bulagrian Government
takes a decidedly pessimistic view of
the situation, and the officials openly
express their fears that a general mas?
sacre of the Christians of Macedonia is
inevitable-possibly within four days,
and almost certainly wihin a fortnight
Meanwhile the Government continues
to maintain its peaceful attitude, but
it believes that a sudden development
of affairs across the border may at any
moment render ?he authorities power?
less to prevent war.
. The reports from Bulgarian official
agents in Macedonia show that affairs
are rapidly growing worse. The fact
that tiie Mussulman population is be?
coming excited and congregating in
the mosques is regarded as a bad fea?
ture, idicating the possibility that a
massacre may occur within a very
short time.
It is everywhere declared that the
present ministry is doing its utmost to
check the revolutionary movement,
but the situation is reaching a point
where circumstances may prove tco
strong for the Cabinet. The growing
economic depression in the country
constitutes a dangerous factor in the
situation. The commercial classes
declare that the present condition' of
affairs is no longer endurable.
Fighting Throughout the Disturb?
ed District.
Sal?nica, Aug. 13.-It is reported
that the Bulgarian insurgents have
massacred the inhabitants of the large
Turkish village of Kanati, near Mon?
astic Only 20 escaped.
The civil and military authorities at
Sal?nica wired to Constantinople,
August ll, stating that general in?
surrection was expected for Angust
14, and disclaiming all responsibility
unless they were, reinforced. Con?
stantinople replied, ordering the en?
rollment immediately bf 2,000 exclu?
sively Mussulman gendarmes for the
service in Sal?nica. The insurgent
banner was nnfurled August 10 at
Konsko, near Giergveli, showing that
the insurrection is spreading eastward.
Four thousand troops are bombard?
ing Krushevo, which is in the hands
of the insurgents, and the Bulgarians
in the Krushevo and Seka districts are
suffering severely.
Insurgents bands frequently visit
Kastoria. A big fight is proceeding
at Diarat, near Monastir.
Great anxiety prevails at Monastir,
owing to the threatening attitude of
the Turkish soldiers. It is stated that
the French and Italian consuls are in
danger of their lives.
Fighting is proceeding at Chernareka
nearGumenje, to which place rein?
forcements have been sent. A great
movement of troops is proceeding at
Mitrovitza, Sal?nica and Sorovitch.
illness of Lord Salisbury.
London Aug. LS.-Lord Salisbury is
seriously indisposed according to in?
formation received direct from his
family at Hatfield House. It is stated
tonight that the condition of the Mar?
quis is critical. He has not been well
for months and his present exhaustion
is pronounced.
Lord Salisbury whose health was
severely shaken by the death of his
wife in November 1899 was ill on the
Continent during the whole of last
winter." According to the Medical
Press and Circular his Lordship has
suffered for years from intestinal
paresis. He was reported to have
much improved in health on his return
to England but at the beginning of
June he caught a chill which troubled
him considerably. The latest report
however dated August 7 said that
Lord Salisbury was preparing an im?
portant work on chemical electrical
science.
The Jett-White Trial.
Cythiana, Ky., Aug. 13.-In the
case of Jett and White Judge L. P.
Fryer, Commonwealth's attorney,
today made the closing argument. The
case went to the jury at 10.45 a. m.
Late in the afternoon Judge Osborne
directed Sheriff - Leach to call the jury
from the room. Judge Osborne asked
them if they had reached their ver?
dict. Foreman McCauley said they
had not. The Court then put them
again in charge of the sheriff, and told
them that after supper they might dis?
cuss the case among, themselves and
then retire for the night. They are to
report tomorrow morning. Judge
Osborne stated that he intended keep?
ing them over Sunday if they did not
sooner render a verdict. It is the
opinion of all that a mistrial will be
the result.
Proving the Crime.
Georgetown Ky., Aug. 13.-On the
witness stand for three hours in the
Powers trial today the convict. Henry
Yontsey gave damaging testimony
against Caleb Powers. He testified
that in January 1901 he signed an
affidavit for Powers as to his innocence
'to present to the Republican Judges of
the Court of Appeals to secure from
them a reversal of the life sentence
given Powers. He said that at the
time he signed the affidvit both Powers
and himself knew it to be false and
that before he would consent to affix
his signature to it he required Powers
to sign an agreement waiving the
truth or falsity of it and also agreeing
never to let it become public or to use
it even in Court and, to return it to
him (Yontsey) within fifteen days.
He says the affidavit was not returned
by Powers and Yontsey kept the writ?
ten agreement. He produced the agree?
ment in Court with Powers's signature
attached.
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING.
The Good Roads Mov?;:;?nt Receives Sub?
stantial Backing by City Council and
County Supervisor.
Council held a special meeting at 12
m., last Friday.
Present: E. W. Hurst, Mayor Pro
Tem. Aldermen W. B. Boyle, D. J.
Chandler, G. W. Dick, W. H. Ep?
person, fr. F. Epperson and J. A.
Schwerin. Absent, Mayor A. B.
Stackey and Alderman P. P. Finn.
The Mayor pro tem explained that
he had called the meeting by request
of citizens interested in the immediate
improvement of Main street.
Hon. R. L Manning, R. D. Lee,
Esq., Messrs. H. J. Harby, A. Ryt
tenberg and others were present.
^oAddresses were made by Messrs.
Manning and Lee. They dwelt upon
the necessity and importance to the
business of the city of a good road
from the Court House to Lee county
line. Trade is being diverted to other
towns because of the heavy road now
existing as the only means of trans?
portation between the city and the fine
agricultual region a few miles north.
The county authorities have consent
! ed to begin the work at once (if the
city will do its share, ) and continue
on to Lee county. After considerable
discussion the following resolution by
Aldermen Dick and Schwerin was
adopted :
Resolved, That the County Super?
visor be, and hereby is requested to
begin at once and continue as rapid?
ly as possible the work of improving
Main street. Beginning at Mile
Branch, coming southward as far as
can be done, for and in consideration
of work now due to the city for con?
vict labor. ?
Resolved further, That the com?
mittee of public works be instructed
to push the work of improvement on
Main street until completed.
The police committee was authorized
to retain Mr.. Samuel Weeks on the
force during Officer W. W. McKagen's
vacation next week.
Council then adjourned.
FATAL WRECK HEAR SALUDA.
Engineer J. H. Averill, Jr., and
Fireman Hair Buried Under the
Engine and Killed.
Charlotte, N. C., Aug. 13.-A special
from Tryon City to the Observer says :
Through freight train No. 62, third
section, from Asheville to Spartan*
burg, ran away en Saluda Mountain
at 2.15 p. m., today. The engine and
thirteen coal cars were wrecked near
Melrose, the exact place where Engi?
neer Tunstall's train was wrecked sev?
eral years ago. The engine, and eleven
cars are a total wreck, piled up and
demolished in the cut. Anginer J. H.
Averill, Jr., of Asheville, aud Fireman
Hair, of Asheville, were killed and are
under the wreckage, and cannot be
found until the wreck is cleared.
Brakeman W. B.. Sherrill, of Swanan
noa, N. C., has both legs cut off. .
Engineer Averill was a bright young'
man, 23 years of age, a son of Col. J.
JEL Averill, of Charleston. His father,
motlier, wife and two little children,
brother and .sisters are spending the
summer at Saluda, within three miles
of where .he met his untimely death,
fie stayed on his engine, with the
faithful fireman, doing all he could
to check the speed of the train until
the engine buried him. As the run?
away train passd Melrose the opeator,
J. W. Heattherally, ran out, and
Fireman Hair threw up his hands and
smiled. The operator fainted. Con?
ductor Howie and his flagmen, Bish?
op and Ward, were unhurt.
A NEW RULE.
The People has been as liberal in
the publication of obituary notices!,
tributes of respect and memorials as
any newspaper in the State, and pro?
pose to so continue. Of course we have
to pay the printers for setting these
contributions as we have to pay them >
for putting advertisements in type,
and the expense is considerable in
the course of the year, but our sym?
pathy with the bereaved makes it our
duty to give such comfort as is in our '
power to those sorrowing for the
going away of loved ones.
Too much is asked of us, however, by
a number of correspondents. We have
on our desk at this 'writing an ac?
cumulation of personal tributes and
memorials amounting to thirty-five
pages of manuscript. They are large?
ly composed of verse, some original,
some quoted, all touching and tender,
but if we were to print one we would
have to print all, and our columns
would be-filled with them. So we are
forced to adopt a rule to which there
will be no exception, that while we
will continue to publish brief obituary
notices touching the lives, characters,
social and church relations and life
works of those who have been called
away we will not publish more than
four lines of poetry in any obituary,
tribute or memorial without charge.
All verse in excess of that number
will be charged for at 5 cents a line,
Barnwell People.
A few more nice hammocks to be sold
at cost to close out. Two or three
which will be sold for $1 each are ex?
tra baragins. H. G. Osteen & Co.
RYDALE'S TONIC
A REAL CURE FOR
MALARIA.
It has recently been discovered that
the germs that produce Malaria, breed
and multiply in the intestines and from
there spread throughout the system
by means of the blood. This fact ex?
plains why Malaria is hard to cure by
the old method of treatment. Quinine,
Iron, etc., stimulate the nerves and
build up the blood, but do not destroy
the germs that cause the disease.
Rydale's Tonic has a specific effect
upon the intestines and bowels, freeing
them from all disease breeding mi?
crobes. It also kills the germs that
infest the veins and arteries. !t drives
from the blood all poisonous matter
and makes it rich and healthy.
RYDALE'S TONIC is a blood
builder, a nerve restorer, and a Malaria
destroyer. Try it, it will not disap?
point you. I
CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
_
Council Chamber,
Sumter, S. C., Aug. 12th, 1903.
Council held a regular meeting, 6
o'clock p. m. Present : Mayor A. B.
1 Stuckev, Aldermen D. J. Chandler, J.
A. Schwerin, P. P. Finn, G. W.
Dick, W. B. Boyle, E. W. Hurst and
W. H. Epperson. Absent: Alderman
G. F. Epperson.
Mr. I. C. Strauss and Dr. S. C.
Baker, representing The Sumter Tele?
phone Co., were present in response to
request of Council, for the purpose of
defining their position relative to the
general telephone ordinance. They
claimed to be operating under their
franchise granted by Council in Oc?
tober, 1893, but intended to accept the
terms of the general ordinance on the
adoption of certain amendments
whereby (1) office and business phones
shall be liable to the same rates; (2)
the company may make discretionary,
contracts with country subscribers,
as this class of patronage is supplied
at a loss to the company; (3) in case
! Council at any time shall order poles
removed, and wires placed under?
ground then companies in existence at
that time shall be allowed ten years in
which to comply with such order.
Mr. Strauss further stated that the
company* has spent and is now spend?
ing large sums of money in improving
an extending their service, and ask the
adoption of these amendments for the
safety of their investments, which
might at any time be destroyed by
arbitrary act of some future council.
Mr.. Strauss was reminded by Mr.
Chandler that his company is asking
for amendments to an ordinance which
they claim does not effect them;
whereupon Dr. Baker filed the follow?
ing written acceptance:
Sumter, S. C., Aug. 12, 1903.
The Sumter -Telephone Company
hereby accepts the terms of the gen?
eral telephone ordinance as contained
in the Code of Laws of the City of
Sumter, 1903, page 76 (Sec. 1) to page 81
(Sec. 7.)
The Sumter Telephone Co.,
by S. C. Baker, Pres.,
by I. C. Strauss, Atty.
On suggestion of Mr. Chandler the
desired amendments were submitted
in writing, for future consideration.
In reference to Mr. E. F. Miller's
demand for office ?rates, Mr. Strauss
declared that a printing office is a
business house and not entitled to
office rates which were intended for
professional men only, and was a con?
cession made to secure subscribers
when the company first started in bus?
iness. He asked that this matter be
settled, as Mr. Miller's protest had
brought forth others of a most unreas?
onable nature. In answer to a ques?
tion Mr. Strauss said that the com?
pany is now installing the double me?
tallic system and will have it complet?
ed in sixty days.
Minutes of July 24th were read and
approved.
Alderman Dick declared that posi?
tive measures should be t?ken to pre?
vent the establishment of a second dis?
pensary in Sumter. He and Alderman
Chandler offered the following resolu?
tion which was adopted without a
dissenting vote :
Resolved, That it is the opinion of
Council that a second dispensary in
Sumter would be contrary to the pub?
lic good both of the city and county,
reducing, as it will, the profits of
both, without any compensation there?
for.
Resolved, further, That Council
will cooperate with citizens in ob?
taining the petition necessary to pre?
vent its establishment.
Mr. J. J. Harby, manager of the
Electric Light Company, appeared be?
fore Council and stated that the clerk
and treasurer had rendered a bill of
$24 for lights not burning and $35 for
absence of globes. He protested
against paying the claim, because
daily notices had not been given the
company, and becauuse they had been
unable to procure globes after repeated
efforts. The clerk was directed to de
duct the $35 charge for globes and col?
lect the charge of $24 for lights not
burning.
Alderman Dick thought the charge
of 4 cents per hour as made by the
clerk for lights not burning was
greater-than it should*, be, and moved
that it be reduced to 234 cents. His
motion was lost by the following vote :
Yeas: Dick, W. H. Epperson.
Nays: Finn, Boyle, Hurst, Chan?
dler, Schwerin.
Mr. Schwerin stated that he had
been surprised to discover that the
City has been paying for repairing
water-pipes belonging to private par?
ties, which had from time to time
been broken by the street roller. The
Clerk explained that the preceding
Council had ordered all such breaks
to be repaired at City's expense, which
amounted to a considerable sum when
macadam work was started, but that
such breaks were now quite rare, he'
having paid but one dollar and twenty
five cents on that account during the
present administration. Council de?
cided that it was right that such ex?
pense should be borne by the City and
on Alderman Dick's motion it was so
ordered, Mr. Schwerin voting ''No."
A request for 800 feet fire hose from
the Fire Chiefs was referred to The
Fire Department Committee to con?
sider and report.
By unanimous resolution the Mayor
and Clerk were authorized to borrow
one thousand dollars from the First
National Bank, giving a certificate of
indebtedness therefor in required form,
such'loan being necessary for current
expenses.
A letter was received from the Sum?
ter Water Co., explaining the cause of
low pressure during a fire on 25th
July. Action was deferred.
A letter from the American Pipe
M'f'g Co., stating that the price quot?
ed to Mr. Finn is the only figure they
have to submit for sale of their Sumter
plant, was received as information. -
Philadelphia, July 21st, 1903.
Mr. A. B. Stuckey, Mayor of the City
of Sumter, Sumter, S. C.
Dear Sir: Your favor of the 10th
in reference to the purchase of the
Sumter Water Works by your City has
been received. We note that at a mass
meeting of your citizens called to con?
sider the question of a purchase, the
matter was referred to City Council
who were requested to say that the 1
City could not treat with the Water i
Company on the basis outlined, but
could consider the purchase upon the
actual cost of the plant with a reason?
able profit on the investment and
proper deductions for deterioration.
We beg to state in reply that the price
quoted the City through Mr. Finn is
the only figure we have to submit.
We cannot consider the proposition as ?
outlined in your communication.
Yours truly, '
. Sumter Water Company,
James H. Dawes,
General Supt.
Clerk and Treasurer's report for
July was referred to the Finance Com?
mittee. As also were several claims.
Council then adjourned.
C. M. Hurst,
Clerk and Treasurer.
Scholarship Examination.
The examination of applicants for
the Normal Scholarship in the South
Carolina College will be held in the
office of County Superintendent of
Education Cain on Friday, August
21st. The examination will begin at
10 a. m.
Clarendon Items.
From the Times, Aug. 12.
I There lives at Rimini, on the plan?
tation of Col. R. C. Richardson, a
colored woman whose age is said to be
110. She is active and industrious,
makes her own living by farming,
and every Sunday morning she walks
1*4 miles to church. The Rev. Hamp?
ton Boston, who misrepresented Clar?
endon in the Legislature in the glori?
ous days of pilfering, is her brother.
The government has not been satis?
fied with the returns on the rural
route from this place and one inspec?
tor declined to recommend its continu?
ance, but through the intercession of
Congressman Legare another chance
for improvement has-been given. The
trouble is that the people along the
route do not patronize it sufficiently.
There are too few box keepers, and too
few who get and send mail. The route
is a great convenience to the farmers
and especiaally is it so in the busy
season when they have not the time to
spare to come to town , therefore they
should see to it that Congressman Le
gare's efforts are sustained by those
or whose interests he is working.
Rev. F. W. Gregg, recent pastor of.
the Manning Presbyterian congrega?
tion resigned his charge here and has
accepted a call to Pendleton. The sever-1
ance from this congregation was due
solely to the condition of Mr. Gregg's
health, it being deemed advisable by
him to seek a mountainous climate.
The congregation without a dissenting
voice are high in their encomiums of
their former pastor, and they one and
all regret parting with him. As a citi?
zen-Mr. Gregg was highly esteemed
by all denominations, his gentle mod?
esty, and his manly bearing attracted
the admiration of the community who
join with the Presbyterian congrega?
tion in the regret of his moving away
from us, and we voice the general
sentiment in wishing Mr. Gregg G-od's
speed in rebuilding his constitution,
and a glorious succ?ss in his new field.
From the Farmer, Aug. 13.
The Naval Stores plant at this place
is nearing completion, and it will not
be long before the public can witness
the valuable products being extracted
from the pine stumps which hitherto
have been a nuisance on every farm.
During the protracted services held
at the Baptist church recently* by the
Rev. Dr. Fitch there were added to
the church 65 members. Of these 51
will be received into the church by
baptism, on a profession of faith. The
other 14 members were received by
letter, and by reinstatements. Forty
one were baptized on Wednesday night,
August the 5th, and the remainder
last night. This has been a great in?
gathering into the church and greatly
strengthens and revives it.
This community has been saddened
by the death of Mrs. Beulah Jenkin?
son, wife of Mr. Charlie Jenkinson,
on last Monday at half past one
o'clock, from the effects of blood pois?
oning. It is a death under peculiarly
sad conditions, and the bereaved family
have the deep " *J sympathy of the en?
tire community. The interment took
place Tuesday at 9 o'clock at the Man?
ning cemetery, the body being laid to
rest beside the infant which preceded
her a few days before. She was a
young woman of sterling qualities,
cheerful to the last degree, and was
one who shed rays of sunshine and
happiness wherever she went. To know
her was to like her, and her usual
jolly disposition was sure to impress
those with whom she come in contact.
She will be greatly missed.
Paris, Aug. ll.-Eighty-four bodies
have been recovered and the death list
probably will exceed 100 in the under?
ground railway disaster which oc?
curred here last night. The accident,
which occurred on the Metropolitan
Electric railway,. assumed the propor?
tions of an awful catastrophe during
the early hours today when more than
four score bodies of the burned and
suffocated victims were removed from
the subterranean passage. The work
continues and indications are that the
death list will perhaps exceed five
score.
GOOD PROOF.
What Better Evidence Can
Kesidents of Sumter De?
mand ?
There must be a large measure of merit in
any article which is endorsed by many of
Sumter's foremost citizens. Read this state?
ment made by her leadinjr dentist :
B. B. Breeden, the well-known dentist of 4
N. Main street says : "I have used Doan's
Kidney Pills and experienced relief through
them. I think they are good and I cheerfully
recommend them to those suffering from kid?
ney complaint and its effects, such as back?
ache and difficulty with the kidney secre?
tions. They seem to have a direct, immediate
and permanent action upon the kidneys. My
back caused me considerable trouble and
misery which was aggravated by standing on
my feet much. My back became tired and
pained me greatly across the loins. I obtain?
ed a IK>.\ of Doan's Kidney Pills at Dr. A. J.
China's drug store, and since using them I
find my back does not trouble me at all.
though it is some months since I used the
pills."
For sale by all dealers. Price. 50 cents. Fos
ter-Milburn Co., Buffalo. X. V.. sole agents
for the United States.
Remember the name-Doan's-and take no
substitute. ti !
will save the dyspeptic from many
days of misery, and enable him io eat
whatever he wishes. They prevent
SICK HEADACHE,
cause the food to assimilate and" nour?
ish the body, give keen appetite,
DEVELOP FLESH
and solid muscle. Elegantly sugar
coated._
Take No Substitute?
THE SUMTER SAVINGS BANK.
HORACE HARBY, President. <
L C. STRAUSS, vice-President. '
GEO. L. BICKER, Cashier.
Capital Stock, $25,000
Liability of Stockholders, ' 25,000*
to ry ti UH
TO TAKE CARE OF MONEY
-the savings of alf* classes of people-is
the reason for the existence of
The Sumter Savings Bank
And this duty is performed with satisfac?
tion to all concerned. " t?
Money is absolutely safe here and every
dollar deposited, be it principal or interest
earn? 4 per cent per annum. A small sum
will open up an account and secure a bank
book. <
Begin to save now. Interest payable
quarterly.
Land Surveying
I will give prompt attention to ail calls
for surveying, platting, terracing bill sides,
draining bottoms-, drawing Mortgages
Titles, Probating, <fcc.
BANKS H. BOYKIN, D. S.,
Oct 19-o Catcha?,.S. C.
THE BANK OF SUMTER,
SUMTER, S. C.
City and County Depository.
Capital stock paid in, $75,000 00.
Undivided surplus, 16,000 00 "
Individual liability of stockhold?
ers in excess of their stock, 75,000 00
Transacts a general banking business;
also has a Saving Bank Department. De?
posits of $1 and upward received. Inter?
est allowed at the rate of 4 per cent. per>
annum, payable semi-annually.
W. F. B. HAYNS WORTH, President.
R. L MANNING, W. F. RHAME,
vice-President. Cashier.
Jan. 31.
TURNIP SEED,
Onion Sets-leading
varieties.
Aslo assortment of Garden
Seeds.
Havana Segars? ?
Large line of fine Havana,
Segars.
Toilet Articles.
A choice line of Toilet and ;
Fancy Goods to which atten?
tion is invited at
DeLorme's Drug Store.
We promptly obtain U. S. and Foreign
PATENTS
I Send model, sketch or photo of invention iori
free report on patentability. For free book, <
?SPTRADE-MARKS
W??M
Opposite U. S. Patent Office
WASHINGTON D.C.
GUN AND LOCKSMITH.
I take ple?sure in giving no?
tice to my friends and'the pub?
lic generally, that, having re?
gained my health, 1 have re?
opened my shop, and am ready
to do any work in the
line of Guns, Locks, Sewing
Machines, &c. Prices reasona?
ble, work done promptly and
satisfaction guaranteed.
Shop removed to No. 22
West Liberty street, two doors
from Osteen's Book Store.
R S. BRAD WELL.
W-^.'^i^TER'S ENGLISH
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