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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 1904.
V . ax Second Olag* Mitte*
Harby & Co.-Guano.
Sumter Clothing Co.-Clothing.
A. D. Barby-First of the Season.
Schwartz Bros.-Are Yon Watching?
O'Donnell & Co.-Our Shoe Depart?
Booth Live Stock ; Co.-Fall An
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
They are Very Stylish.
Southern Cotton Oil Co.-Cotton
Ginned at 50 cents per Bale.
The Sumter Dry Goods Co.-r$th
Fall and! Winter Assortment.
^r. E. V. Green is in the ct?y.
Mr. B. C. Blanding spent Saturday
Bon. B. L. Abney, o? Columbia was
in the city Friday.
2ftf. E. P. Kicker retomed from the
mountains on Saturday.
Mr. A. A. Brearley, of St. Charles
was in the city Monday on business.
Mr. T. H. Dick, Jr., of Columbia,
- was in the city Monday.
Mr. Henry C. McLeod, of Remberts
W3s in the city Monday.
?VIr. L. D. Jennings went to Colum?
bia Friday mornings
Mr. L. C. Mills, of Mayesville was
in the city Friday.
Mr. W. O. Cain, of Privateer was
in the city Saturday.
The .Misses Holmes, of Stateburg,
were in the city Friday. /.
Mr. Hugh C. Haynsworth, return?
ed ?londay from Greenville.
Mr. Geo. M. Stuckey, of Bishop
ville spent Monday in town.
Capt. Eli Cooper of fMayesvillewas
in the city Thursday.
T. B. Fraser, Esq., has been at?
tending court in Bishopville.
Mrs. J. W. Searle and son have . re?
turned to Baltimore, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. Tracey McCollum
' have returned to the city.
Mr. A. E. Aycock, of Wedgefield
spent Thursday in town.
Mr. C. W. Wheeler went to Colum?
Mr. Joseph Muldrow, of Mayesville
was in the city on business yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Strauss, of
Clio, s'pent ilonday in the city.
Miss Hallie Jones left Monday for
Dr. E. S. Booth has returned from a
business trip to St. Louis. .
Miss Hattie Sanders, of Hagood, is
the guest of Dr. J. C. Spann.
Miss Mamie Edmunds returned from
North Carolina last Wednesday.
Miss Emma Boyle left yesterday
morning for Elizabeth Coll?ge.
Miss: Annie Beese,*of Staiesburg,
who has been visiting Miss Kat? Sum?
ter, returned to her borne Thursday.
Mr. W. ?. Sanders, of Hagood, and
Mr. L. E. Williamson, of Providence
were ic the city Thursday.
Mr. R. L. Temple was called "ic
Charleston on important business
Mrs. J. H. Sizer, after an absence
of two months in ^Henderson ville, is
again at the Jackson. -;f.
Mr. Lo?is i opelt, of the Manning
Times was in the city on business
Mr. Fred G. Auld, who has been
visiting Mr. Marion Scott returned to
his home in Eastover.
Miss Sadie Fludd, of Stateburg,
spent several hours in town Saturday
- Miss Ethel Lever, who has been
visiting Miss Katie Moses, returned
to Columbia Saturday morning.
Miss Annie Sneed, of Charleston
who has been visiting Miss Augusta
Folsom bas returned home.
-Mrs. F. S. Baskins left for White
Stone Li thia Springs Saturday and will
voe absent for some time.
2 Mr- 3: A. Stewart of Mooresville,
N. C., was in the city, Saturday the
guest of Mr. W. B. Burns.
Misses Kate, Mitt and Marie Du?
rant returned Saturday from the St.
Miss Lizzie Gaillard, of Berkeley
county is the guest of Miss Katie
Mrs. George S. Sibert of Timmons
ville is visiting her father, Rev. C.
C. Brown. *?
' Miss Sadie Muldrow who has been
the guest of Mrs. Walter Cheyne, has
returned to Wisacky.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Phelps and
family, who have been visiting in!
the city, have returned to Columbia.
Mr. Ben Cantey, of Summerton left j
yesterday morning for Spartanburg, i
where he will attend Wofford College, j
Mrs. Ella Tnomey and Miss Louise !
Bright, who have spent the summer
in the Sapphire Country, North Caro?
lina, have returned lome.
M*. and Mrs. W. D. Coiclongh have j
gone to Clarendon county to visir, rela- j
ti ves. Mr. Colclough has been quite j
sick for several weeks and hopes the
ohange will prove beneficial.
Mr. G. E. Martin, of Dalzell was in
the city Thursday. He stated that the
report * that he contemplated selling
his place and removing to Georgia was
without foundation. He is weil satis?
fied with Sumter county and 'expects
to remain here.
A number of young ladies en route
or Winthrop College passed through
the city, among whom were : Misses
flattie Kirby, Pansie Durant and
Daisy Scarborough, of Bishopville,
and among the young ladies from this
city who accompanied them were:
Misses Inez McCullough, Mary Gail
lard, and Arrie Stuckey.
Mr. William Cain, a son of Mr. W.
. Cain, of Privateer, who is a grad?
uate of Clemson Colleger-has recently
been placed in cbarge of the Raleigh,
?. C., dye works and is making a
success of the business, tbauks to the
training he received at Clemson Col?
Dr. A. S. Todd, editor and man?
ager of the Manning Farmer, was in the
city on last Thursday. Dr. Todd is
a newspaper man cf many years ex?
perience, having been editor and pro?
prietor of the Anderson Journal. He
has made,a marked improvement in
the Farmer siuce he assumed charge
two months ago.
A Pretty Marriage Ceremony at the
First Baptist Church.
Friday evening at 8 o'clock, at the
First Baptist Church, Miss Julia Ag?
nes Cuttino and Mr. Robert W.
Achuren, of Charleston, were united
in the holy bonds of matrimony, Kev.
C. C. Brown officiating.
??The church was beautifully decorat?
ed with whit? cut flowers artstically ar?
ranged on a background of evergreens,
and in the pulpit were numerous pot?
ted plants. The color effect produced
by the combination of the white and
green' was very attractive, and was
Mrs. Lucy Rogers presiding at the
organ and accompanied by Miss Isa?
dore Teicber, on the Violin, rendered
splendid selections before, during
and after the ceremony. Promptly at
the appointed hour, as the peals of
the wedding march broke forth, the
bridal party entered the church.
First came the flower girls, little
Misses Inez Cuttino and Anna San?
ders, who were followed by the ushers,
Messrs. B. J. Rhame, George Tindal
T. C. Cuttino and W. H. Cuttino.
Next came the matron of honor, Mrs.
A. L. Lesesne, who carried a beauti?
ful coquet of wnite carnations. Then
the bride, beautifully attired in a
white taffata, carrying a bouqnet of
bride's roses and wearing the custo?
mary veil caught up with a spray of
lilies of the valley, enered the
church "on the arm of her brother,
Mr. D. W. Cuttino. From the other
entrance of the church, ?ceempanied
by his best man, Mr. W. Porter
Cart, came th9 grocm, who met the
bride at the alter, and while the soft,
sweet strains of the music filled' the
church, 'the marriage rit?$ were sol?
After the wedding, a reception was
held at the residence of the bride's
mother, Mrs. William H. Cuttino, at
No.:306 South Sumter street, which
was attended by the relatives and a
few intimate friends of the "bridal
couple,, among whom were: Mr. and
Mrs. Stepebns Thomas, and Mr. Ste?
pben Themas, Jr., of Charleston;
Mrs. W. Scott Harvin, of Manning,
Mr. W. Porter Cart, of Charleston,
Mrs. James E. Tindal, Mr. Goo. Tin?
dal, Mr. T. H. Connors, and Mr. and
Mrs. A. L. Lesesne, of Clarendon.
Mr. and Mrs. Achuren left on the
9.20 train for St Louis, where -they
will remain for two weeks, before re?
turning tc Charleston, which place
will be their future 1iome.
Numerous pieces of cut glass and
elegant silver were among the presents
received by the bride, which gave
evidence of her great popularity.
Sumter is unfortunate in losing sncb
an attractive daughter.
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MURDER IK DARLINGTON COUNTY.
Two Negroes Waylay and Kill a<White
Man-Both Kenroes Arrested.
Friday afternoon or night Hill
Langston, a white farmer of the
Lydia section of Darlington county
was waylaid by Sam Marks, a negro,
and assaulted with a piece of iron.
Langston was sitruck on the head and
so seriously injured that he died Sun
S day morning. Marks was chased with
bloodhounds and captured Saturday
afternoon. He was carried to Jail in
i Darlington Saturday night, but as
there had been some talk of lynching
Sheriff G. P. Scarborough, telegraph?
ed Gov. Hey wa rd and asked that the
Darlington Guards be ordered out to
guard the jail. Gov. Heyward direct?
ed Capt. Cox to assemble bis company
at the armory and carry out Sheriff
I Tba re was no effort to , lynch the
prisoner but to avoid any possibility
of trouble Sheriff Scarborough took
Marks from the jail about midnight
and drove to Florence where he caught
the early morning train and came to
this city arriving abeu: 4 o'clock San
day morning. He remained here until
the arrival of the 9AD train and then
carried Marks to Columbia, where he
was committed to jail.
The coroner's inquest which was
held yesterday, implicated Moses Ham,
another negro, in the murder of Mr. j
Langston and he has been arrested.
The Sumter Clothing Co. is offering
some great bargains in clothing hats
and shoes. This firm handles one of
the largest stocks in our town and
guarantees every article sold. So be?
fore purchasing give them a call.
Read the large ad. of The Sumter
Dry Goods Co. This being their 9th
fall announcement, they seem deter?
mined, judging by the proportions of
their stock and the every day hurry
throughout their large establishment,
to make this their red letter year in
merchandising. They invite you to
take ? stroli through their store,
which you may do well to accept.
Peter Larkin, colored was arrested
Monday for creating a disturbance in
the vicinity of the dispensary.
The receipts of cotton last week in?
dicate that Sumter is still a pretty
good market-about the best in the
State, all things considered.
The Little Sunbeams Society of the
Presbyterian Chucrh . will serve ice
cream and cake on the Graded.
School grounds this afternoon from 6 j
until 7 p. m.
The Independent Cotton Seed Oil
Company's plant, at Davis Station,
was destroyed by fire Monday, about
2 o'clock. It is partly covered by
insurance. It is thought that the
mill will be rebuilt.
The Farmers' Gin Co., located near
old C. S. &. N., depot is now ready
to gin all cotton as fa?t as it comes,
and hereby solicits a share of the pa !
tronage of the public and friends
Aug 25-tf Farmers Gin Co.
(Corrects the ?.anse of disease and eures
when nothing: else will, [ts cures are per
manent because Natural. All diseases
treated: Diseastsrof Women a Specialty.
DR. R. V. KENNEDY.
Office over Bultman Bros.' Shoe Store.
Sumter. S. C. - Consultation Free.
A Coming Marriage.
The following invitation has been Receipts Friday, 391
. _ . . Receipts Satnrdav, 700.
received in the city: Total reCeipts last week, 2211.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Harby invite Receipts Monday, 180.
yon to be presentat the wedding re- Receipts Tuesday 383.
caption of their daughter Anita and Middling, 10 3-8.
Mr. DavisD eLeonM oise on Wednes- Tbe macada>n "ork 011 Hampton
day evening October the twelfth from avenue is progressing satisfactorily,
half after seven until nine c* 'ock In- Mr. F. F. Herndon has been com
gieside Sumter S C , missioned a magistrate at Bishopville
Enclosed is a card, "Ceremony at to succeed Mr. J. C. Rhame, resigned,
seven o'clock. In the Recorder's Court, James Wil
mm j liams was found guilty of disorderly
Louis C. Bryan who won the Cita- conduct for fighting and cursing in
del Scholarship also won the scholar- Ricker Lane, and was fined 10 dol
ship in the South Carolina College. lars
he graduated from the Graded School There has recently been more com
in June last. plaint than usual by farmers at the
The Sumter Banking & Mercantile delay in weighing cotton. The novel
Co. having completed the large brick ty has worn off and there seems to
warehouse on Manning Avenue adja- De a growing dissatisfaction with the
cent to the Alantie Coast Line tracks public weighing plan as at present
has discontinued keeping a stock of operated.
heavy groceries at the headquarters in. | ^lr. F. C. Hyman, who has repre
the Masonic Temple thereby gaining sented Alex Sprunt & Son, of Wil
room to fit up large and comfortable mington, N. C., on this market for a
offices. The offices have been com- j number of years did something out of
pleted within the last few days, are j the ordinary Monday. He'shipped six
now occupied by the officers of the car loads of cotton by express to VTil
company, who have heretofore been mington. It is not an unheard of
working under difficulties in cramped thing to send cotton by express, ^but it
and inconvenient quarters. ' is rarely done.
Local Cotton Market.
Are You Watching
For, Sharing, too, in Our Sales ?
Others Are===We Want You to, Also.
Selling silks here last Friday was as rapid
and easy as the selling of calico. You who
saw and bought know why.
Now, next Friday, for Surprise No. 3 :
50 Pieces===All at 5 Cents.
Val Laces, lh to 5 inches wide, with insertings to match,
regular value 10, 15, 20 and 25e yard. r They will all go on
Friday at 5c.
100 dozen ladies' full fashioned seamless black Hose-the
best of 25c goods-will be placed on sale at 3 pair for 50c.
Not over 6 pair to one customer, and monev refunded if they
can be matched anywhere less than 25c. ,
24, only, Marseilles bed spreads-they weigh 3? lbs each,
and are worth $2 50. While they last, Friday, at $1.50.
50 dozen ladies' all pure linen Handkerchiefs, with hand
embrcidered initials, Friday, at 10c
Our opening day is Monday, Oct. 3d. Remem?
ber it. We ask your presence.
If you are ready for
your FALL SUIT,
we are ready to show
you the newest ideas
in colorings* and the
latest kinks in the cut
and make-up of our
made by the most re?
liable house in Ame?
Don't allow the
man making suits to
order to charge you
$5.00 to $8.00 more
than we do. and then
cannot fit you as well.
Don't allow the
choicest things to slip
away from you. Pri?
ces no higher than the
$7.50, $8.50, $10.00,
$15, $18, $20.
We have one of the
largest and best stocks in
Prices from $1.50 to $7.50.
1> ^j^fr?p ? I
Call and inspect our
50 cents line. We also
have them at $1.00 and
goes on trouble goes off.
SUMTER CLOTHING CO.
No. 5, S. MAIN STTEET.
They arc Very Stylish
Fashion says that White and Fan?
cy Vests are correct at all seasons of
the year. They serve tox brighten
up a man's appearance and break
the monotony of his usual sombre
We are showing our new Fall lines, and the
patterns are exceedingly handsome. Sizes 33
to 46. Prices $1.25, $1.50, $2, $2.50, $2.75, $3,
$3.50, $4 and $4.50.
The D. J. CHANDLER
Phone 166 - - - Sumter, S. C.
IN MAKING THIS, OUR NINTH
Fall and Winter
. , Announcement . .
We desire to say, that in our attempt to get
together the handsomest collection of
ever shown in Sumter, we unhesitatingly de?
clare that we have this time surpassed all pre?
vious efforts-Devoting all our energies to the
development of our business on a strictly Dry
We are better prepared than a great many
others to give you very valuable "pointers"
when it comes to the question of Dress Goods,
the newest, Tailored Suits, the latest, Millinery,
the most attractive, and Shoes always reliable.
We control the Rough-Not Costume cloth in
Sumter, this is a handsome Mack fabric 50 in.
wide and warranted not to spot or get
"wooley." We are also sole agents for Cente
meri Kid Gloves. This celebrated brand of
gloves we now offer at $1.00 per pair all sizes
and shades. Ask to see that special line of kid
gloves which are now on sale at 65c. We will
allow two selections from this lot for $1.25, and
will have any pair repaired which breaks.
Isn't this unusual?
We handle exclusively the "Sanitary, non.
Sweatshop" brand of Muslin Underwear. Give
heed to the meaning of the name, for all ready
made Muslin Underwear is not made outside
of the New York sweatshops.
We invite you to take a stroll through our es?
tablishment, and if this is impracticable to our
friends out of town, write for samples and es?
timates on anything to wear, as our Dress
Making department is more thoroughly
equipped than ever to expedite all orders.
We make a specialty o? Evening gowns
and wedding Trousseaus.
Very truly yours,
The Sumter Dry Goods Co.