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IBW Itt ASSESS I. & L STOCK,
omptroiler General Explains
Method by Which BuHding and
Loan Stock Should be Re
turned for Taxation.
Columbia, June 2.-There seems to
some general misapprehension as
the procedure in arriving; at the
assessment of building and loan prop
erly, judging from the many letters of
inquiry Comptroller General Jones
is receiving. / How the assessment
should be made is explained in the
lowing answer which was being
it out to inquirers yesterday :
*y?e, will say that your building
id lean association started with 500
July 1st, $1 per month. You
to make your return for taxa
tion January 1st, 1905.
' Say 500 shares at Si per month six
months, $3,000. The installments
id in on each share January 1st,
5, are $6. Say 50 shares borrowed
and cn which have been paid in
stallments of $300. Four hundred and
fifty shares non-borrowed on, install
ments paid in $2,700, $3,000. The aa
sedation would return 60 per cent of
$2,700, which is the value of or the
Iinstallments paid in on the non-bor
rowed shares, which is $l,6 Q.
?'The condition of the association
on January 1st, 1906, is supposed to
be as follows: .Five hundred shares
total installments paid in to January
1st, 1906, $9,000, equal to $18 per
share paid in."
Ssy 100 shares borrowed on, value of
shares at $18 $1800, Say 400 shares
non-borrowed on at $18 per share,
Si,200. You. would return for taxation
second year 60 per cent, of .the value
of the non-borrowing stock, which
/ would he $%S20.
'Of course you would add 60 per
cent, of the proportionate part of the
* profits to the non-borrowing stock.
The third year you would proceed in
the ame way. You can now readily
see that the association is assessed 60
-. per cent of the amount paid in by
the non-borrowing stockholders, plus
? 60 per cent of the profits accruing to
- inenon-borrowing stock.''
MOB LAW iN OBIO.
Attempt io Lynch a Negro , for
Murder.of a Negro in a City
of That State.
Springfield, O., June 2.--Another
lynching as attempted here last night
A, crowd of negroes surrounded the
jail at midnight to lynch Walter Fish
er, colored, under arrest for killing
Edward Boone, colored. Sheriff
Satzahn had just returned from Day
ton where he took Fisher for safe
iee pi ng, and so advised the' crowd,
which yelled back that they would
get Fisher when he was brought back
for triaL
TBE Mi WAR Hi OHIO.
ft te Miners Will Not Work Wsth
Imported Negroes.
Hanging Bock, Ohio, June 2.-A
isis in the strike situation here will
reached soon. The soldiers will
ike into custody a union man and a
striker who is said tobe a leader of j
the iOr< es which the troops have been !
sent heie to*quelLN More drastic toan !
this is aa action under contemplation j
ro p ase K nnmher of men under guard, j
It was rpporsedto Major Coro today !
that women cf the village were je-r-!
ins she soldiers and attempting to in
cite the men to violence. Major Corn
is searching the village for arms and
will seize all found, whether, in the
hands of strikers or non-union men..
In the colored church, the headquar
ters of ihs non-union men, a large
quantity of ammunition and several
guns were f^und, all of .which were
taken in charge. A house to'hocse
search for weapons will be made.
NEGJSOES M CST GO
& Cincinnati, June 2.-A Times-Scar
special from Ironton, Ohio, tays :
A meeting of the striking workers
has been called. The men will assem
ble at on^e and it is freely declared
thar a settlement wiP >e made. Col.
A. C. Thompson and S<^etarry Joseph
.Bishop, of the State r:o<ird'of arbitra
tion, are in confertuco with the strike
leaders and repress i tatives cf the
Hanking Kock Iron Company.
The probable basis of settlement is
the almost immediate withdiawal of
the troops, the departure of the alien
laborers and the opening of the fur
nace manned by ice workers WDO left
it on April 25.
Florence, June L-Tte Atlantic
Coast Line authorises have recently
placed an order with the Baldwin
Locomotive Works for thirty moi
large new engines. Five of them are
to be "trailers" for the fast passen
ger trains south of Florence, fivv
44ten-wheelers" for passenger service
north of Florence; five "switcher:?"
and fifteen of the large "copper
heads" for freight service between
Charleston, Augusta and South Rocky
Mount
Nervous Dyspepsia Cured by
Rydale's Stomach Tablets
Mr. K. E. Jones, buyer for Parker <fc
Bridget, whose large department* stores
are located at 9th and Fenn Ave., Wash
ington D. C., writes, nuder date of April
34, '04, as follows : Last February one
year, while in New York on business for
my house,* I ca^&bt a severe cold, which
laid me up for several weeks and left me
werak and ne J vous. I had little or no ap
petite and my digestion was very poor,
my physicians could not get at the canse
of my trouble as my digestion seeraed
so much impairad. I decided to try Ry
dale's Stomach Tablets, being assured by
a friend they were good dyspepsia medi
cine. After using them for a few days I
began to realize that I was getting better.
1 gave np the doctor's prescription and
have gained 20 pounds while using two
boxes of these tablets. I never felt better
in my life, and accredit Bydale's Stomach
Tablets with having cured me. 1 can re
commend them mest heartily, to sufferers
from nervous indigestion and general run
down conditions of the system. All dealera.
1 Hunt's Kound Pointed Pens for sale
at Osteen's Book Store.
NEW ENGURB HILLS NEEB COTTON
Cotton Mill Managers Curtail
Production-Wills at New
Bedford Close.
Boston Jone 2.-Orders were issued
today by several cotton mill managers
instructing agents to curtail pro
duction on account of the depression
in the textile industry. Many mills
in southern and central New England
have been running on short time all
the spring and at present about 50,000
operatives are affected. The employes
of the Pemberton mills of Lawrence
were noticed that the plant would be
shut down on Saturday for two
months. A similar notice was posted
also at the Methuen mills in Meth
uen. About 1,000 hands are employed
by the two concerns. The Arlington
mills cotton department at Lawrence
is on short time. ; The mills of the
Wamsntta corporation, the largest in
New Bedford, were closed tonight for
tb.8 remainder of the week. It is un
derstood that three of the mills oper
ated by the corporation will remain
closed for some time while the others
will mn only four days each week.
The Wamsntta company employs
about 3,000 hands.
The New Bedford mills have been
running in full time<and the Wamsnt
ta is the first there to adopt a short
time schedule. The curtailment pos
sibly may extend to other mills as
some of them are controlled by inter
ests which are identified with the
Wamsntta management
' The Edwards Manufacturing com
pany of this city will close its mills
at Augusta, Me., in July for two
months. There are about 1,400 ope
ratives in Aogunta.
Hester's Cotton Statement.
New Orleans, June -8.-Secretary*
Hester's weekly cotton ' statement,
issued today, shows for the three
days of June a decrease under last
year Of 4,000 bales, and an increase
over the same period year befora last
of 13,000.
For the nine months and three days
of the season that have elapsed the
aggregate is behind the same days of
last year 672, COO bales and behind the
same days year before last 304,000.
The amount brought into' sight dur
ing the past week has been 42,085
bales, against 55,112 for the same
seven days last year and 43,490 year
before last The movement since
September 1 shows receipts at all Uni
ted States ports to be 7,0.10,888,
against 7,602,411 last year. Overland
across the Mississippi, Ohio and Po
tomac rivers to Northern mills and
Canada 898,363, against 1,053,534 last,
year; interior stocks in excess of
those held at the close of the commer
cial year 122,398, against 16,113 last
year; Southern mill takings 1,678,000,
against 1,709,643. last year.
The total movement since Septem
ber 1 is 9,709,649 bales, against 10,
381,701, last year.
Foreign exports for the week have
been 22,210 bales, against 54,876 last
year, making the* total thus far for
the season 5,703,404, against 6,474,
674 last.year.
The total takings of American mu s,
North and South, and Canada, thus
far for the season have been 3,766,523
bales, against 3,762, ISO last year.
Stocks at. the seaboard and the
twenty-nine leading Southern inte
rior centers have deceased during the
week 22,578 bales, against a decrease
during the corresponding period last
season of 53,075.
Including Rtocks left over at ports
and interior towns from the last crop
and the number of bales brought into
sight thus far! from the new crop, the
supply to date is 9,877,448 bales,
against 10,596/775 for the same period
last year.
THE WORLD'S VISIBLE SUPPLY.
New Orleans. . June 3.-Secretary
Hester's statement of the world's visi
ble supply of cctton, issued today,
shows the total visible to be 2,444,513
bales, against 2*566,755 last week and
2,645,121 last year. Of this the total
of American cotton is 1,373,513,
against 1,467,755 last week and 1,486.
121 last year; and of all other kinds,
including Egypt,. Brazil, India, etc.,
1,071,000, against 1,099,000 last week
and 1,159,000 last year.
Of the world's visible supply of cot
ton th^re is now afloat and held in
Great Britain and Continental Europe
1,394,000 bales, against 1,506,000 last
year: in Egypt 146,000, against 56,COO
last year; in India 4S5,000, against
716,000 last year, and in the United
States 419,000, against 367,0C0 last
year.
Dalny.
Dalny, which was the last town on
the Liao-Tung Peninsula between.Port
Arthur and the Japs, has f llen,
thereby putting an ancient Oriental
people in possession of one of the most
modern Occidental towns that genius
nd morey could create. Since the
dt?\'3 cf Har mn Al Raschid, there bas
not op-n so marvelous a creation from
the will of one man as this beautiful
town, which was built to order before
a soul moved into it. The town is
laid out in four sections, which con
verge towards the center, much as
slices of pie. One section is for dwell
ings, one for the administration, one
for business and one for transporta
tion. The houses were beautifully
built, the streets well paved, water
and electricity were put in and then
the Czar ordered enough Russians, I
both cf the domestic and military
species, to report at Dan ly in order to
make it a city. So the inhabitants
of "Far Off," which is the meaning
of Dalny, in Russian, settled them
selves down for a future l.fe of ease
and prosperity in a beautiful town.
Then came the stupidity and cupidity
of the government of Russia, which
drove the Japanese to war, and now
within a few months this fairy city
has fallen into the hands of the en
emy. Cities may be built to order,
but they cannot be kept alive if they
are governed by men or despots whose
fundamental principles are in oppo
sition to right and justice.-Richmond
Times-Dispatch.
Driven to Desperation.
Living at an out of the way place, re
mote from civilization, a family is often
driven to desperation in case of accident,
resulting in burns, cuts, wounds, ulcers,
etc. Lay in a supply of Buckleu's Arnie*
Salve, it's the best on earth. 25c. at J.
P. W. DeLorme's Drug Store.
BJtUT&L MURDER IK MISSiSS PPI.
Five Men Dead at Trail Lake,
Mississippi-Negros Start the
Trouble-Murder Two Men
in Cold Blood.
Greenville, Miss., Jnne 3-As a
?esnlt of a fight which occurred on the
Sims & Williams plantation at Trail
Lake, Miss., 30 miles east of here last
night, John Sims and his manager,
named Cato, were killed by negroes
and three of the negroes have been
killed also.
The country is in a state of intense
excitement and it is feared further
trouble may ensue between the whites
and blacks.
The slaughter started about 10
o'clock last night, when Sims and
Cato were shot down in their store by
a negro named Sam Clark. Sims was
engaged in checking up his cash when
Clark came in. Before he could make
any ki ad of move Clark raised a
.Winchester and fired, the shot taking
effect first in the back and* then break?
ing the collarbone. He died instantly.
Clark immediately turned on Cato,
the manager, who was in another part
of the store and shot him in the right
-side, me ball coming out on the left
side.
Cato staggered out to the back of the
store ?md as he reached the door a
negro convict guard named Van Horn,
who was in waiting, struck him over
the head with a rifle. Cat? died at 7
o'clock this morning and the phy?
sician gives it as his opinion that the
blow over the head caused his death.
News of the tragedy was immediately
sent to Greenville and Sheriff John
Crouch, with a posse, went to the
scene. .
The negroes, Van Horn and Clar-k,
: had made their escape before the posse
arrived, but the trail of Van Horn was
I found and he was tracked about a
quarter of a mile into the woods.
Hero another negro convict guard
named Mayfield interfered with the
posse . and he was shot down in hi's
tracks.
. Vari Horn was captured and taken
to Leland, 14 miles distant, where he
was placed in the jail. He remained
in jail all night under a strong guard,
and at 8.0*0 o'clock this morning he
was taken cut and lynched by a mob.
While the sheriff and posse were
busy with Van Horn the other negro,
Sam Clark, returned to the Sims
store with the intention, it is said,
of killing Buck Williams, the other
partner; the bookkeeper, named
Crow, who was also at work, and
others. Crow, however, after the
previous shooting had armed himself
and ii negro who worked about the placee
named Aaron Fuller. When Clark
made his appearance he was shot and
killed by both Crow and Fuller. It is
belie ved at Trail Lake that the shoot?
ing is the outcome of a meeting held
in the vicinity of Trail Lake by a
negro secret society and that the ne?
groes involved were picked put to do
the Killing.
COUNTY PATROL IN BE0R6I1
Systematic Police Patrol Estab?
lished in Richmond County.
Augusta, Ga., June '3.- In accord?
ance with the recommendations of the
recent grand jary, Judge Wm. F. Eve,
county commissioner, has divided the
rural districts cf the county into two
beats, . and beginning June 1st, they
will be daily patrolled by the county
policemen.
The recommendation of the grand
jury, there being but two county po?
lice, was that the bailiffs of the city
andi superior courts, be also required
to patrol the county along witli the
police. After investigation, Judge
EVI? found that this duty could not
be required cf them, and that it
would interfere and conflict with their
other duties. For this reason Judge
Evi3 was forced to arrange for the
patrolling of the \rural districts with
two men.
The first beat is composed of the
123rd, the 124th, and the 1434th dis?
tricts, and will be patrolled by County
Policeman Seago. At the present time
it ifs being patrolled by Deputy Wm.
D'Antignac, Policeman Seago being
engaged in special duty under the di?
rection of the county board of health.
The second beat is composed of the
12(!9tb, the U9tb, and the 112th dis?
tricts. It is being patrolled by County
Policeman Foster Sherlock.
Tbe policemen receive $2J per day fer
each day of service and are required
to furnish their own horses. They are
not permitted to patrol any of the in?
corporated villages on their respective
beats, these being looked after by the
village marshals. Tp.e hours of service
ar1, eight hours daily.
"As far as possible, and where it
seems practicable. I desire to carry
out the recommendations of the recent
grand jury, as I have in the past and
expect to in the future," said Judge
Wm. F. Eve yesterday afternoon.
"Where it is feasible and the results
are satisfactory, the recommendations
will be permanently adopted. The
pi trolling ot' the beats established has
already been inaugurated. "
WEEK END RATES.
Excursion Tickets to Popular Resorts
Now on Sale by Atlantic Coast Line.
Tho Atlantic Coast Line will sell
wsek end tickets, beginning May 23th
and continuing until August 27th to
the following named points. Tickets
are limited for return on Tuesday fol?
lowing date of sale :
?e Charleston, ?3.85; Cross Hill, S3.G5;
Georgetown, $3.00; Glenn Springs,
84.10; Greenville, $4.Go; Isle ot'
Palms, S3.85; Spartanburg, SI. 10;
Sullivan's Island, S3.8?; Waterloo,
$3.95: Whitestone, S. C., 83.90; Wil?
mington, N. C., $3.S?. May 28-tf.
The Good Old Summer Time ! i
In the good old snmmer time, when bi- ;
cycles throng the thoroughfares, and farm
animals and roadst*r.O\are ail kept busy,
accidents to man and sbeas" are of fro
? uent occurrence. Elliott's Emulsified < >i!
liniment is the most serwc?abb accident
E nd emergency liniment^ in use. Ii re
lieves quickly and heals* speedily cut?,
contusions, bruises, sprains, etc. You g<-t
one-half pint for ?5c; and you get your
money back if you are no; satisfied. All
dealers. .
OFFICERS ELECTED.
South Carolina Funeral Directors Elect
Officers to Serve Next Year.
The South Carolina Funeral Direct?
ors' Association elected toe following
officers to serve for the ensuing year:
President-G. M. Tolley, of Ander?
son.
First Vice President-W. C. Chan?
dler, of Sumter.
Second Vice President-J. W. Mc?
Cormick, of Conimbia.
Secretary-James F. Mackey, of
Greenville.
Treasurer-W. Hampton Dukes, cf
Orangeburg.
Representatives to National Funer?
al Directors Association, which meets
in St. Louis, Mo., James F. Mackey,
of Greenville, and G. A. Lohr, of
Georgetown.
NOT A FUNEREAL OCCASION.
The Undertakers Have a Jolly Time at
a Pocotaligo Fish Fry.
The fish fry at Pocataligo on Thurs?
day evening, complimentary to the
State Funeral Directors' Association
was a very enjoyable affair. .
Besides the members of the associa?
tion, the doctors and ministers of the
city, the members of the Board of
Health, editors and other gentlemen
were invited. The supper which was
served about seven o'clock, consisted
of an abundance of fish, served in sev?
eral styles, and all the usual accompa?
niments necessary to make a complete
supper.
"While the supper was being prepar?
ed, the guests were refreshed with
iced beer, soda water and other drinks.
Cigars were passed after suppera nd a
number of impromptu speeches enter?
tained the crowd.,
i - -i --JJ- -
Beard of Health Proceedings.
The regular monthly meeting of the
City Board of Health was held Wed?
nesday evening, June 1st. Present,
Dr. J. C. Spann, President; and Dr.
Van Telber^-Hoiman ; Mr. W. M.
Graham and Mr. D. W. Cuttino.
Minutes of meeting of April 13 were
read and confirmed.
The question of enlarging Turkey
Creek Canal by widening and deepen?
ing the same, as proposed several
times by the Board of Health was dis?
cussed at length. The board not be?
ing familiar with the general condi?
tions of the canal, as outlined in the
report of Major W. Loring Lee, who
recently surveyed the canal; and be?
lieving that the enlargement of the
canal, if such be possible, will be of
more benefit than simply cleaning
it out for a part of the way as is now
being done ; desired to investigate the
matter fully. Upon motion of Dr.
Hofman, the president was instructed
j to appoint a committee with the pres?
ident as an ex-officio member of said
committee, to confer with Alderman
Robert F. Haynsworth, Chairman of
Committee of Public Works, and
Engineer W. Loring Lee who recently
surveyed the ':anal, for the purpose
of obtaining such information, sud
taking such action as might probably
make Turkey Creek canal a better
sysem of drainage^ for the city of
Sumter. The committee consists of
Dis. J. C. Spann, Van Telberg-Hof
man and S. C. Baker. This commit?
tee is to report to a special meeting
of Board of Health in a few days.
It hiing a violation pf health laws
to make any excavations during the
perkyfl from June 1 to October 1, ex?
cept by permission of Board of
Health, the question of City Council
making excavations for public works
\ such as building or macadamizing
I streets laying terracotta pipe, etc.,
j was discussed. It was decided to per
j mit City Council to complete such
work as was started beiore June 1,
?and to do any other work requiring
? excavating as they might see fife dur
I ing the summer months, except such
work as in the judgment of the health
: officer might be detrimental to public
I health. Any excavating which the
I health officer at any time deems un?
wise to be stopped, or to be reported
! to the Board of Health for their de?
cision.
Dr. Van Telberg-Hofman stated that
the Funeral Directors Association of
South Carolina was in session in Sum?
ter. He said that owing to the close
relation between the heaHh board and
the undertaker in the suppression of
contagious diseases by enforcement of
modern sanitary laws iu the prepara?
tion, removal and transportation of
dead Dodie?, and the fact that the
local undertakers had invited the
Board of Health and Health Officer
to be present at the m?etings of the
association, that the local board should
take official recognition of the pres?
ence of the undertakers and embalmers
of the State who are meeting in Sum?
ter.
Upon motion of Mr. Graham, sec?
onded by Mr. Cuttino, Dr. J. C.
Sfann, Dr. Van Telberg-Hofman
and Health Officer ? E. I. Reardon
were elected official representatives of
the Board of Health to attend the
meeting of the association, and to ex?
press the pleasure the Board of Health
feels in the association meeting in
Sumter, and to assure the undertak?
ers and embalmers of the hearty co?
operation of the Board in the enforce?
ment of ali State Board of Health
laws regulating the transportation of
dead bodies.
Privilege Tax $101,175.65.
The privilege tax receipts up to
June 1 this year are 810,^80.60, or
over 10 per cent, greater than they
were up to the same time last year,
which indicates a heavier cotton crop.
The tax so far this year amounts to
$101,175.435 as against 890,785.0;") for
the same time last year. The tax
this year is the same as it was last
year-25 cents a ton. -
Startling EvideDce.
Fresh testimony in great quantity is
constantly coming in declaring Dr. Kind's
New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs
and Colds to be unequaled. A recent ei
pre-sion from T. J. McFarland, Hentor
viiie. Va., serves as example. Ho writes: j
4T had Bronchitis for three years and j
doctored all tho time without being bene- j
fited. Then 1 began taking Pr. King's i
New Discovery, and a few bottles wholly ?
cered me." Equally effective iu curing
all Lung and Throat trouble.-, Cousu inp- !
tion, Pneumonia and Gnp. Guaranteed ;
by J. F. VV. DeLo ?af, Dmg^ist. Trial j
buttles free, regular sizes "> 'e. and $1.00.
VETERANS RECEIVE CROSSES.
Dick Anderson Chapter U. D. C, Dis?
tributes Crosses of Honor.
i _
Dick Anderson Chapter, U. D. C ,
met in the Sumter Light Inafntry Ar?
mory at JO.30 o'clock Friday morning
for the purpo-e c* distributing Crosses
of Honor to tb<_ Veterans who had
filed applications for them.
The meeting was opened with prayer
by Rev. F. M. Satterwbite.
Mr. J. M. Knight, who presided,
read the rules and regulations govern?
ing the award of Crosses of Honor
and then read the list of Veterans who
were to receive the Crosses. As their
names were called the veterans arose
and remained standing until bows of
Confederate colors had been pinned
upon their coats by the members of
Dick Anderson Chapter. These bows
were used in lien of the Crosses, a sup?
ply of which could not be obtained
from the manufacturers in time for
the meeting today. The Crosses will
be received in a short time and will be
delivered to the veterans by Mrs. Al?
tamont Moses, President of Dick An?
derson Chapter, when they apply in
person.
Maj. H. F. Wilson delivered an ad?
dress to the veterans and Col. D. P.
Duncan responded for them.
The exercises were interspersed with
music by Mrs. McLaurin, Misses
Teicher and Mr. Hart-on piano,
violin and cornets.
, After the exercises refreshments
were served by tLe members of Dick
Anderson Chapter.
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RELIGIOUS NOTICE.
In explanation of the fact that the
First Baptist Church will no longer
take part in the union service on each
first Sunday night, we are asked to
publish the following extract from
the minutes of i recent business ses?
sion : ;
"Bro. E. H. Rhame, offered the
following resolution :
11 Inasmuch as we believe the time has
come when the union services between
the churches are no longer advisable
on account of the large audiences as
ccmpared with the seating capacity
cf the various churches, and not be?
cause of any lack of fraternity on the
part of any one,
Resolved, That, as far as we are
concerned, we discontinue taking
part in these services in the future;
and that in order to maintain and
show a spirit of fraternity, we recom?
mend that the pastors use their judg?
ment in exchanging pulpits with each
other, whenever,they desire to do so."
Manning News Notes.
The Paxville Academy will have its
closing exercises June 9th. Dr. *C. C.
Brown, of Sumter, will deliver the
address* and Mr. Louis Appelt has
been invited to deliver the annual
medal.
Judge R. 0. Purdy, of Sumter,
Hon. J. P. Carey, of Pickens, and
Hon. J. E. Boggs, of Pickens, are
the guests ot Mr. W. M. Plowden,
3nd will take a few days recreation at
Brewington.
Married last Monday evening by
Rev. J. D. Huggins at Paxville, Mr.
B. D. Smith, of Alcolu, and Miss
Hattie Stukfs, of Brogdons. The
bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. Carson Stukes.- Manning Times.
Bishopville News items.
Miss May Joye of Sumter is visiting
the family cf iV?r. J.. C. Rhame.
Miss Kate Durant, of, Sumter, is
spending awhile with her sister, Mrs.
B. F. Kelley.
Mr. W. W. DesChamps and Mrs.
Lilla DuBnse were- happily united] in
marriage last Sunday evening, May
29, 1904, afc the home of Mr. W. Mc?
Donald Green, brother of the bride,
by Rev. J. W.? W?lling.
The Bishopville Dry Gocds Com?
pany organized May 30th, and elected
the following officers: PreisJent, J.
M. Hearon ; Vice President, W. L.
Pafrott; Secretary r.nd General Man?
ager, T. S. Joye. They have secured
tiie Geo. Stuckey new brick store and
will open for business early this fall.
The contractors are now on the
ground putting up the steel bridge
over Lynches river at DuBose's cross?
ing. Tiie span of this bridge will be
ISO feet and the total length 191 feet.
-Bishopville Vindicator.
NOTES AND COMMENT.
BY WM. D. S.
The natatorinm ought to be open
for busness. It furnishes the "kids"
so much fun hot afternoons.*
Faithfulness, punctuality, and cour?
tesy in any laborer is praiseworthy.
I am thinking of Joe Grantham. Who
does not know "old Joe Grantham?"
Years ago when the mails could have
been carried on the back Joe got the
contract ata small price todo ?this
work. Now, it requires a horse and
wagon and mnch lifting. Yet the
law says there is but one way to get;
more money, commensurate with the
werk. He must give ten days notice
of his resignation, the government
will advertise for bidders, and then
he must bid again. But he might
not get it again. Herein the danger
lies. This is the only way. No one
in authoritry can change the law.
Unfortunate ! Joe and the old grey
must continue to haul those messages
of love, commercial communications,
"please remits," etc., until the tide
of his life flows out. (The old grey
will outlive him. ) Joe is always in
the thick of the fight at a fire, and
on Sunday he's a leader in the
choir. And how many times? "mail
this on the train forme, Joe." It's
all truly appreciated, but the old grey
says it don't satisfy that yawning
chasm between his shoulder blades
and hip bones.
Mr. Bright Williams, president of
the Bank of Darlington, killed aJarge
American eagle on bis plantation last
Thurcday with a Winchester rifle. It
measured seven feet from tip to tip.
Mr. Williamson has sent it to a taxi?
dermist to have it mounted.
Ills that come from Summer's Heat
.\ mother need not fear to greet,
When with "TEETHINA" she's sup?
plied.
No ills with taby need abide.
"TEETH IN A" Aids Digestion,
Regulates the Bowels, and costs only
}~) cents at Druggists, or mail cents
?) !)r. C. .T. Mcffett, St. Louis, Mo.
.Tune 1 -2t
MBBBanaBmBMoagBBOtaBn
j Cotton Must Have j
Potash is a inessential plant food
which must be added as a fertilizer
or the soil will
become ex?
hausted, as is
true of so
many cotton
fields.
We have book>
giving valuable de?
tails about fertiliz?
er'. We V.-?11 send
them fres to any farmer who as!?s us for them.
GERHAN KALI WORKS,
>"cw York -?Si Nassau Street, or
Atlante, Ga.--22J4 So. Broad St
THE SUMTER SAVINGS BANK.
HORACE H ABBY, President.
I. C. STRAUSS, vice-President.
GEO. L. RICEER, Cashier.
Capital Stock, $25,000
Liability of Stockholders, 25,000
TO TAKE CARE OF MOSEY
-the savings of all classes Or people-is
the reason for the existence of .
The Sumter Savings Bank
' And this duty ?3 performed with satisfac?
tion to all concerned.
Money is absolutely safe here and every
dollar deposited, be it principal or interest
earn.- 4 per cent per annum. A small sam
will open np an account and secure a bank'
book.
Begin to savA now. Interest payable
quarterly.
mm* im
TO QUALIFY
FOR GOOD POSITIONS
GUARANTEED IN WRITING.
500 FREE SCH0IAfSHIPS OFFERED
GA.-ALA. BUS. COLLEGE. MACON. GA
Land Surveying
I will give prompt attention to ail calls
for surveying, platting, terracing hill sides,
draining bottoms, drawing Mortgages
Titles, Probating-. &c. .
BANKS H. BOYKIN, D. S.,
Oct 19-0 Catchall, S. C.
THE BANK OF SUMTER.
SUMTER, S. G.
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, pavable semi-annually.
W. F.*B. HAYNSWORTH, President.
R. I. MANNING, W. F. RHAME,
vice-President. Cashier.
Jan. 31.
We promptly obtain JJ. S. and Foreign
HRH
r Seed model, sketch or photo of invention for I
f free report on patentability. For free book, <
'?SESS"TB?OE-WRKS V
TTT
GA-5N0
Opposite tl. S. Patent Office
WASHINGTON D.C.
DeLORHE'S
PHARMACY,
23 South Main St.
Open from 7 a. m. to 10 p.
m. ; Sunday, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.
Having consolidated my two
stores, 1 will be pleased to see
all my customers at the above
stand, where I em better pre?
pared than ever to sei ve them.
Your prescriptions will be
called for and delivered.
Phone 45.
Full line of Drugs, Garden
Seed and Cigars.
Your patronage solicited.
Call bell for night wjok.
C. P. Osteen, M. D.
No. 18 W. Liberty St.,
(OverOsteen's Book ?Store),
SUMTER, S. C.

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