WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 1904.
f; **rt?attie Fo*t Ofice at Sumter g
rs Second (Jtass Mitten
H. G. Osteen & Ca-Where and
O'Donnell & *Co.-Oar Carpet De?
The D, J. Chandler Clothing Co.
The Genuine Varsity.
The Minor Store-^ What to Wear.
Schwartz Bros.-Opening Day Next
Mr. H. C. DesCham ps is in the
Mrs. O. L. Yates is visiting at Bern
Mr. W. A. Brearly went to Colum?
bia Wednesday. #
Dr. Foster, of Providence spent
Friday in town.
7 Dr. Durant, of Bishopvillei was in
^che city Monday.
ColJ. A. Shame, of Magnolia spent
Saturday in town.
Dr. N. Y: Alford, of Wisacky, was
in the city Monday.
Mr. J. D. Evans, of Smithville, was
in the city Monday.
Mr. A. D'Ancona lias returned from
his visit to Manning.
>iis3 Sosa Gillespie left Thursday
afternoon for Charleston.
Mrs. Mitchell Levi and Wendel left
on Saturday for Manning.
Messrs. L. R. and English William?
son spent -Friday in town
Mr. Edward Horton, of Manning,
spent yesterday in the ctiy.
Mr. Eugene McCntchen, of Bishop?
ville, was in town Thursday.
Mr. Leon M. Green left for
South Carolina College last night.
Misses Grace and Lucile Randie leave
for Winthrop College this afern ooo.
Col. W. D. Scarborough, cf Dalzell,
is in the city on business Thursday.
Mrs. I. A. Ryttenberg bas returned
from a visit to'relatives ia Chicago.
Mr. Robt. Cooper, Jr., Jhas returned
from a visit %o relatives in Virginia.
Mr. A. X. Sanedrs and Miss Nela,
of Bagood, were in the city Saturday.
Mr. M. G. Ryttenberg has returned
from New York after a stay of several
Capt H. N. Gentry and Mr. J.
Diggs Wilder will spend the day in
Mr. William Auld, after a short
Tisis to his family, went to Charleston
Mr. Laurie Markey, the popular
soda watpr "jerker." spent Sunday
.in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. Rembert Hill, of Fer?
nandina, Fla., are visiting relatives
in the city.
Mrs. J. T. Frierson and Miss Lily
'Holcombe, of Stateburg were in the
Mr. T. M. Green, of Bishopville,
was in the city for a short while Sat?
Mr. A. D'Ancona went to Manning
Thursday to visit his daughter,
Mrs. Louis Lei v.
Misses Adele and Flora Moses left
Thursday afternoon for the 'World's
Fair at St Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Clifton spent
Sunday in Orangeburg with Dr. and
: Mrs. J. A. Clifton.
J Mr. R. Dozier Lee left for Colum?
bia Monday' to attend South Car?
olina College College.
Miss Nettie Dixon, of Bishopville is
visiting her sister, Mrs. W. J. Mc
Xsgen on Broad street.
Misses Howell, of Harstville, are in
-town on a visit to their brother, who
is at Dr. Baker's Infirmary.
Mrs. M. C. Gregg who has been vis?
iting relatives in Florence for several
weeks has returned to the city.
: Mrs. Nina Solomons and Miss
Marie Moise will leave this afternoon,
to attend the St Louis Exposition.
Mr. Sheldon Reid bas entered Beth?
any College, West Virginia, where he
will study for the Christian ministry.
Mr. T. B Jenkins bas returned
from St. Louis, but Mrs. Jenkins will
remain in Lexington, Ey., on a visit.
Messrs. J. McSwain Woods and N.
G. Brearley, both South Carolina Col?
lege students, spent Monday in the city.
Mr. Irvin C. Carson, who has been
employed at China's Drug Store for
the past month, left for Augusta to?
Mrs. R. O Purdy and daughter
went to Colombia Friday. Miss
Purdy will attend the college for wo?
Misses Mary and Nettie Cooper, of
- Wisacky, passed through the city Sat
nrday morning on their way to Co?
" Mrs. Turner and Miss Carrie Turner
who have been visiting Miss Mary
H og Fison, left Thursday for their home
Mr. E. L. Witherspoon left Satur?
day to attend a meeting of the Coffin
Manufacturers of the (J. S. A., in
Miss Margaret Breeden, of Ben
nettsville, went to Columbia yesterday
morning, where she will enter the
College for Women.
Mr. Milton Weinberg, of Manning
passed through the city eu route to
Columbia, where he will resume his
work at South Carolina.
Mr. Hal W. Harby, of this city,
and Mr. Frank Sanders, of Hagood,
went to Columbia yesterday morning,
where they will be enrolled as stu
-dents of South Carolina College.
Miss Eunice McElveen, of Mayes
ville who spent the past week with
Miss Lulie Brown, ha? returned home
accompanied by Miss Brown.
Master Ansley Davis Bronson, who
has been visiting his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs A. J. Moses, has re?
turned to his home in St. Louis.
Miss Julia Hobbes, of Baltimore,
arrived in the city last Wednesday
night to enter upon ber work as assis?
tant milliner for the Minor Store.
Mr. S. W. Mims, of Columbia, was
in the city Saturday afternoon.
Messrs. J. M. Knight and G. A.
Lemmon left this morning for White
Stone Springs to attend a meeting of
The Shriners. J /- :f?^
Mr. J. N. Brand, ofr Savannah, Sup?
erintendent of Transportation of the
Savannah Division of the Atlantic
Coast Line was in the city Monday.
Mr. W. Ladson Boyle, foll back of
the Sooth Carolina College team, left
for Columbia last Wednesday to go into
training for tbe coming foot ball sea?
Mr. J. S. Dickson, who played ball
with the K. of P. team several times
during the summer, passed through
the city yesterday tr? attend South
Misses Corinne Barfield and Lucile
Isernan, of Manning passed through
tbe city Tnnrsoay on their way to
Columbia, where they will attend the
College for Women.
Mr. Frank B. Sanders, of Hagood,
has been awarded one of the two nor?
mal scholarships in the South Caroli?
na College to which Sumter county is
entitled, having successfully passed
the competitive examination recently
Mr. W. P. Newman, of Elliotts
who was in tbe city Saturday called to
inquire about the Fall Festival. He
was delighted to hear that it was an
assured fact and said he was coming
with his family on the first day and
stay to the last.
Rev. John Kershaw, rector of St.
Michael's Church, Charleston, preach?
ed in the Episcopal church Sunday
night to a large congregation. Mr. Ker?
shaw conducted eervics at Bradford
Springs Sunday morning. It was
not known until Sunday that be
would preach that night, but despite
the short notice quite a number of
his friends-outside tbe Episcopal con?
gregation attended the service. .
Died at Mayesville Saturday, Sept.
17th, Mr. Colclough Burgess, a son
of Mr. James A. Burgess of Brewing
ton, aged about 23 years. The funeral
took place Sunday at Brewing ton
church. Rev. R. L. Grier conducted
the service. . *
Mr. L. Burgess Jenkins died Monday
morning, at his residence on Harvin
street at IQ a. m. The services were
held at the grave Tuesday in the city
- ^ ' ' -
Or. Mateemson Pittman.
Dr. Malcomson Pittman of the
First Christian Church New Orleans,
La. will preach both morning and
evening at the Christian Tabernacle,
and will re.nain a month in the city in
view of becoming the permsnen^pastor,
if satisfactory to all concerned. Dr.
Pittman comes well recommended as
an able minister and orator. All will
be delighted to hear him.
Progress of the Fall Festival.
The first meeting of the general com?
mittee of the Fail Festival was held
in the office of Maj. H. Frank
Wilson at 5 o'clock Monday after?
noon with all members, save two, pre?
sent The meeting was business like,
but enthusiastic and the work to be
done was carefully mapped out and
discussed. Provisional appropria?
tions were made for each feature of
the programma so as to give the chair?
man of the various sub-committees
a basis upon which to work. A fi?
nance committee was appointed to
complete the canvass of the city for
subscriptions and this committee
began work yesterday afternoon. There
will be no turning back now, and all the
money needed will be raised promptly.
The subscription list will be publish?
ed within a day or two, and additional
subscriptions will be published from
day to day tbereatfer as they are
Each sub-committee will have
charge of a particular feature of the
festival and the work will be prose?
cuted systematically from now onward.
The people of Sumter can rest as?
sured that the Sumter Fall Festival
will be a success, au entertainment to
be proud of, and that will attract at?
tention throughout the State, if hard
work and enthusiasm on he part of
the committee can accomplish that
Sumter is the cotton market of this
section of the State. Thursday the
local buyers paid lO^alO.55 on the
streets, but one buyer bought a lot of
cotton in the afternoon from a boyer
in a neighboring city for 10 3-16.
Every farmer who comes to town
complains of the inability to secure a
sufficient number of cotton pickers to
gather the crop. The fields are white
with cotton and employment could be
given three or four times as many
hands as are available. Nevertheless
the cotton is being gathered so rapid?
ly that the gins are crowded all the
time. There is no doubt about there
being a fairly good crop in Sumter
county this year, and it is all opening
The A. C. L. freight office is having
trouble to secure a sufficient force of
laborers to handle the freight and there
is much complaint that freight is not
The Woman's Home and Foreign
Missionary Society of the Lutheran
church .began their "week of
prayer" Tuesday evening with an ap?
propriate address by Rev. R. Herbert
Jones, pa8torof the First Methodist
church. His subject was "Con?
The Recorder had a crowd of drunks
and disorderlies before him today.
Some of them were old stagers, others
were accidental drunks, so they claim?
ed, and one white man from another
place, was an unfortunate who had
fallen from a repectahle station in life
to that of a common drunkard.
Read the advertisements in this pa?
per if you wish to keep posted on
business nws. There are a number of
new ones today.
Can you picture a big store from
a small advertisement? Does the one
ever suggest the other? Do your
store's advertisements give the reader
an adequate idea of your store's im?
portance^-or of its size?
"There are worse pangs tban those
of want."-those of toothache, for ex?
ample. And what good dentists do
for ailing teeth, want ads. do for ?hu
man wants-fill them.
Corrects the cause of disease and cures
when nothing else will. Its eures are per
manent because Natural. All diseases
treated. Diseases of Women a Specialty.
DR. R. V. KENNEDY.
Office over Bultman Bros.' Shoe Store.
Sumter. S. C. - Consultation Free.
Local Cotton Market.
Receipts Saturday, 887.
Total receipts last week, ??,249.
Cotton received by railroad by local
merchants and buyers not included in
Receipts Monday 277.
Middling, 10 8-8.
Receipts yesterday 537. ' Receipts
today (estimated) 500. Middling
9.90a 10. _
The Automobile race feature of the
Fall Festival will beyond doubt be
a drawing card. It will be the first
automobile race ever lield in the
South, the races at Daytona, Fla., last
? Ul ll .????- lilli
Do you need a Mower, Rake, Har?
row, Wagon, Buggy, Harness, Plow
or anything in the line of Farm Imple?
ments? See W. B. Boyle. He sells
them right. Sept. 28-3t
g The Farmers' Gin Co., located near
old C. S. &. N., depot is now ready
to gin all cotton as fast as it comes,
and hereby solicits a share of the pa?
tronage of the public and friends.
Aug 25-tf Farmers Gin Co.
For school supplies of all kinds go to
Osteen's Book Store. -,
Junior Dancing Club.
" Friday evening at the residence of
Mr. Mark Reynolds, the Junior Danc?
ing Club met and had a very enjoyable
dance. This club is composed of some
of the young people of our city. The
members are as follows : Misses Alice
and Clara Childs, Beatrie Sumter,
Virginia Reynolds, Daisy Bnrgess.
Messrs. Fraser Dick, McKenzie
Moore, Eugene Dick, Noble Dick,
Willie Jones, Mark Reynolds, Jr. This
club is in its infancy and has great
prospects for the future. For the
present it will meet every Friday
evening at the residences of the mern
New Building & Loan Association.
Half of the required number of
shares have already been subscribed
If you want to get in be quick.
Young man save a few dollars out
of each month's salary-SI.00 per
month gives you one share, and it will
make more interest for you than any
Man of family, take some stock and
pay for the house you are renting.
You can do it for just a few dollars
more monthly, than you pay for rent.
See Bartow Walsh or Davis D.
Opening Day Next Monday.
TIS EASY TO ADVERTISE.
WORDS ARE ONLY GOOD WHEN BACKED
BY DEEDS. "
We are conducting the most up-to-date store
in Sumter. We use modern methods. We buy
in great quantities, and sell at such low prices
that the goods go out of the store almost as
soon as we unpack them. A little hit of profit
on a great many sales, is the guiding star of
this business. Matters not how Jow the price,
the quality is unquestionable.
You come, buy. You are never disappointed.
This is to be a busy week. We will have these
for you Friday.
50 doz. Hemmed Huck, size 30x40, for the day only, 10c.
40 doz Pure Linen Huck Hemstitch Towels, size 18x36.
Not over 1 dozen to a customer, on sale Friday at 15c.
2000 yds Genuine Lonsdale Cambric, 3G in., for Friday at
This is a Bargain You Must Not Miss.
A job lot of 500 children's undervests worth from 15 'to 25c.
Heavy ribbed goods. Will be sold Friday each at 5c.
Our opening day is next Monday. Our only
invitation is through the newspaper. Will you
consider it as addressed personally to you ?
We have one of the
largest and best stocks in
Prices from $] .50 to $7.50.
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 houses 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.
?as SEE gzmmznmmn
Call and inspect our
50 cents line. We also
have them at. ?1.00 and
go on trouble goes off'.
SUMTER CLOTHING CO.
, No. 5, S. MAIN STTEET.
Hart Schaffner ?5 Marx
You never will
find a snappier
sack suit style
than the famous
S MARX VARSITY.
Our illustration shows
you one of the Varsity
models ; there are sev?
You'll find immita
tions of this suit every?
where ; but you'll not
find the real Varsity
style unless you find
the Hart Schaffner &
Marx label in it-small
thing to look for, big
thing to find.
Our store is the only
one around here Ju
which you can buy
such clothes as these ;
you'll save time by
coming here first.
The D. J. CHANDLER
Sumter, S. C.
IN MAKING THIS, OUR NINTH
. . 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 en?rgies 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 black 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 of Evening gowns
and wedding Trousseaus. ,
Very truly yours,
The Stomter Dry Goods Co.
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