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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1904.
Entered at the l*ost Ofice at Sumter .g
0.. as Second- Class Milter
H. L."B. Wells-Loti? at Auction. |
The Bank of Sumter.--Statement.
3White & McCallum.-An Opportu?
The Sumter Sa Vingst Bank -State?
Schwartz Bros.-Taste, Style, Ex?
The Sumter Dry Goods Co.-An?
"Sumter Insurance Agency-The
Only Agents. *
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
The Double Breasted Sack.
Mr. W. S. Tonkins was in the city
Mr. J. E. DuPre, of Pisgah was in
the city Monday.
Mr. W. J. Ardis, of Manchester
spent Monday in town.
Mr. F. H. McMaster, of Columbia,
spent Monday in town.
Mr. W. J. Reese, of Stateburg was
in the city Monday.
Thc*. G. McLeod, Esq. of Bishopville
was in the city oday.
Mr. Julian Sanders, of Hagood, is
spent Friday in the city.
Mr. D.M. Richardson! of Columbia,
was in 'the ?ty Tuesday.
Mi. E. J. Dunne is in the city to
spend a week or ten days.
Bon. J. E. Tindal, of Clarendon
was in the city Saturday.
Mr. Herbert A. Moses, of Bishop?
ville. was in town Friday.
Mrs. J. Walter Doar of Georgetown
is Yisitinfik Mrs. E. S. Booth.
Col. J.^Barvey Wilson, of Mays
villee spent the day in the city.
Mr. Paul Simpsen, of Glenn
Springs spent Sunday fin the city.
Mrs. Watson, and Dr. A. j. (iina
went to Columbia Monday morning.
Mr. B. F. Wilson d'f Mayesville is
visiting his son, Maj. H. F. Wilson.
Mrs. W. M. Reid, of St. Charles has
been visiting at Maj. IL F. Wilson's.
Mr. Joel E. Branson, of Manning
was in the city Saturday on business.
Miss Beaufort Brand returned . from
Augusta yeserday after a stay of sev?
Mr.. C. ?7. Stans?l has gone to
Fort Scott, Kansas, and St. Louis,
Mo., on business. .
Mrs. F. S. Baskins who bas* been
spending sometime at White Stone
Springs has returned home.
^CoL Altamont Moses went to Colum?
bia last week tb attend a meeting of
the State Eouse ComiEittee,
Miss Jane Purdy has returned to
Columbia to resume her studies at
the Columbia Female College.
Mr. R.* E. Dean, of Atlanta, former?
ly a prominent merchnt of Darling?
ton, is in the city on business.
Capt R. A. Brand, General
Freight Agent of the Atlantic Coast
Line spent Monday in i;he city.
Miss Nela Sanders, of Hagood,
spent Thursday in the city, and went
to Florence today to attend school.
Messrs. Ashleigh Mood and W. J.
Seale left Sunday for Richmond
Va, to attend the Medical College.
Rev. H. J. Mi kell, of Charleston,
and Mrs. Frank M. Mikel!, of Atlan?
ta, are visiting Mrs. E. M. Mikell.
Messrs. Marion Scctt and Louis
Bryan left for the South Caro?
lina Military Academy at Charleston
Dr. Thornweil of Rock Hill, on his
way to Florence, , spent Wednesday
. night ia the city, the guest of Mrs.
Dr. Herbert Haynsworth who has
spent the summer in Lincoln ton. Ga.,
practicing dentistry is in the city to
spend a few days.
Misses Daisy Bown ac and Ellen
Harrell left on Fridcy for Colum?
bia, where they have accepted posi?
tions to teach this year.
Mr. R. O. MeCatcben, of Wisacky.
passed through the city en route to
Baltimore, where he will attend the
Baltimore Medical College.
P Mr. Jim Brooks Jones, fcrmerly? of
Pinkusohns cigar store, has accepted a
position as clerk in-the Hotel Sumter
at Sumter -Columbia Record.
Mr. Harry Williams, of Chester, is
spending a few days with his.brother,
Mr. Sumter Williams, before leaving
for the Charleston College cf Phar?
Mr. Edward Dowden, who has been
visiting Dr. and Mrs. A. J. China,
went to Savannah Sunday, where he
took a steamer for his home in New
County Supervisor W. H. Seale has
purchased propertv here and will re?
move from his farm at Providence to
this city to live xwithiu the next few
N. B. Hicks, formerly from New
Zion bas accepted a position as prin?
cipal of the High School at Gibson,
N. C.. to which place he went last
Mark Reynolds, Esq., is back from j
Darlington, where he appeared before
Judge Dantzler to make a motion for
a new trial in the casa of McDaniel
Rev H. H. Covington, left for
Boston, Mass, Monday to attend
the general convention of the Epjsco
pal Church which convenes in tri-en-1
nial session in that city on to?
Mr. L. R. Walker, of Richmond, i
Va., visited Mr. Jas. Calk Thursday
with a view of bringing his family j
here to spend the winter. Ue was i
very mnch impressed with our city !
and no doubt will spend the winter j
A burgier entered the rer-idence of
Mr. Wm. Yeadon Sunday night while
the family were at church and stole a
small sum of money. He ransacked
Mr. Yates Yeadon's room, where he
secured $7. He then went into an?
other room, bat was evidently frigh?
tened off before be completed bis
search, for several article?: of furniture
were it nocked down, as if he Tad made
a hasty exit.
' Miss Lucy Brinkley and Mr. Hurd
C Tucker were married at 9 o'clock
Wednesday night the home
of the bride's mother on Kendrick
street, Rev. S. 0. Can tey, performing
the ceremouy. The house was pret?
tily decorated with palms, firns and
smilax, and a large number of the
friends of the bride and groom were
present to participate in thier happi?
ness and to extend sincere congratula?
tions. After the marriage refresh?
ments were served.
The large array of handsome and
useful presents which Mr. and Mrs.
Tucker received testified to the num?
ber of their friends in this commu?
Mrs. Dan Davis of the Concord
neighborhood died on Tuesday after?
noon. ' The funeral servicss were held
Wednesday by Rev. C. O. Brown.
Miss Camilla Humbert died at Dr.
Baker's InfirmaryFri day night from ty?
phoid fever, after a short illness of
one week. She was an orphan, and
was employed at the Sumter Tele?
phone Manufactory. The funeral
services were held at the Magnolia
Street Methodist Church at 12 m. The
interment was at the cemetery.
Mrs. White, the mother of Misses
Erline and Kita, so well and favorably
known by their genial treatment of all
who use our telephone system, died
last Sunday night at 3 o'clock. The
funeral service took place Monday
morning at ths cemetery.
Mr. Napoleon Lewis, died Monday
morning1! at the home of Mr. F. S.
Davis, in the Brogdoi? neighborhood,
lacking only eight days of attaining
his 82d birthday. Hte was buried
at the David burying ground at 10
o'clock Wednesday morning. He was a
Confederate veteran, having been a
member of company H, 4 Capt.
Wheelers company) 28th Z. C. Regi?
There was a church sociable,
after the evening prayer meeting on
Friday, at the First Baptist Baptist
church. The ladies brooght with
them light articles of food, and after
the service the congregation took
tea together in the basement dining
Real Estate Transfers.
The following parcels of land were
transferred on ' the Auditor's books
during the month of September.
Sept. 10th, Katie Green to Edward
Peterson, one lot and house for 875.00.
Sept. 10th, ivatie Green to Emma
L. Peterson; one lot for $75.00.
Sept. 7. E. A. Jenkins to Alberta
S. Jenkins one lot for ?300.00.
Sept. 17, Mrs. Ella Hewson to P.
B. Levison one lot for $800.00.
Sept. 27, Mary E. and M. A. Wat?
son to T. C. Hall, one lot and house
Sept. 27, T. Scriven Doar to Pow?
ell R. Felder, one lot for 8525.00.
Sept. 27, P. S. Ryttenberg to Rose
Ryttenberg, ene lot for $10.00 and
Sept 23, H. Barby to Emma H ar by,
1 lot for 8400.00.
Sept. 23, Emma H. Harby to W.
R. McLeod, 2 lots.and 1 house for $2,
Sept. 28, H. Harby to D. D. Moise,
2 lot for $350.00. . '
Fire Saturday Night.
About 12.30 Saturday night a fire
alarm was sent in, which was very
quickly \responded to by both the reel
teams. Some cotton in transit in a
box car was found to be on fire, the
burning bales were soon thrown from
the car, and the fire extinguished.
Ten bales were damaged by fire and
water to the amount of $200 which
sum, however, is fully covered by in?
A Special Cotton Train.
A special train loaded with cotton
was sent out over the Southern Rail?
way Friday. The social was made
up of eighteen or twenty flats and
carried about -4, GOO bales. The ship?
ment was made by several of the local
buvers who are finding it increasingly
dirait each day to obtain prompt
shipment of the*cotton they buy. The
railroads haven't sufficient cars to
move the cotton, and for that reason
are resorting to the use of flat cars.
On each flat sent cut on the special
yesterday there was plaited a barrel
of water and a sufficient number of
bands were sent with the train to
guard the cotton against ignition by
sparks. Another precaution that was
adopted was to place tte engine at the
rear of the train.
There is an immense accumulation
of cotton at the depots and on the
weigher's platform and each day the
congestion grows greater for the re?
ceipts are up in the hundreds daily.
Local Cotton Market.
Receipts Saturday 770.
Receipts Mondav 478.
Middling 9 40.
The horse, mule and buggy dealer*
are having a busy season. A* big cot?
ton crop and fair prices calls for red
wheel buggies in rbis country.
Recorder Hurst Saturday sentenced a
deaf and dumb negro to serve thirty
days on the chain gang. This negro
who is an unusually powerful man
physically bas been arrested for public
drunkenness and disorderly conduct
several times recently, but each time
the Recorder bas dismissed the char?
ges against him and set bim free on
account of hi* affliction. His repeated
violation of the law, however, showed
that he was not deservinp^of consider?
ation, and a3 each time bis offense was
more serions, Recorder Hurst decided
that be needed a severe lesson, so he
was sent to the gang.
Corrects the cause of disease and '-ares
when nothing else will. Its cures are per?
manent because Natural. All diseases
treated r>istrasts of Women a Specialty.
?lt. R. V. KENNEDY.
Office over Rnltman Kros.' Shoe store.
Sumter. S. C. - Consultation Free.
LADIES AT WORK FOR THE FESTIVAL.
Auxiliary Committee Met and Organized
The Ladies' Auxiliary Fall Festival
committee met at the residence of Dr.
Archie China at ll o'clock last Mon?
day and organized for active and
enthusiastic worksby the election of
Mrs Archie China as chairman.
The committee is as follows: Mrs.
Achie China, Mrs. J. G. DeLorme,
Mrs. W. S. Schumacher, Misses Ella
DeLorme, Marie Da rant, Alberta
Schwerin, Lucy Smith. Mamie
Leonard, Nellie Monaghan.
The following assignments were
Ward 1--The entire committee.
Ward 2 -Mrs. DeLorme and Misses
Durant and Leonard.
Ward 3-Mrs. China and Misses
Smith and Schwerin.
Ward 4-Mrs'. Schumacher and
Misses DeLorme and Monaghan.
The'committea began work yester?
day morning, soliciting contribu?
tions to the Fall Festival fund from
those whom the general finance com
mitttee have not called on.
For school supplies of "all kinds go tc
Osteen's Book Store.
Meeting of County Medical Association.
The Snmter County Medical Asso?
ciation met Thursday at Hotel Sum?
ter with quite a number of the doc?
tors of the county present. This was
a special meeting called for the pur?
pose of adopting a new constitution
and by-laws in accord with the State
Association which made several
changes at its last meeting. The as?
sociation was reorganized under the
new constitution and officers elected
Dr. J. A. Mood, President; Dr. C.
P. Osteen, Vice President; Dr. Wal?
ter Cheyne, Secretary and Tresurer.
Delegate to State Association, Dr.
J. A. Mood. Board of Censors, Dr.
S. C. Baker, Dr. F. M. Dwight, Dr.
J. C. Spann.
Attention is directed to the change
of date of the Fall Opening of The
Sumter Dry Goods Co. which will be
held on Tuesday next, Oct. 11th in?
stead of the 12th.
The City Council has made a liber?
al contribution to the Fall Festival
fund. This shows that the city officials
are animated by the right spirit and
believe in using the public funds for
the promotion of an undertaking that
will benefit the city. It will be
money weil spent.
TASTE, ? STYLE,
Are the prominent features o? our stock. You
are welcome to revel and ramble at will all
through our store whether you intend buying
or not. One thing is certain. Once having seen
our showing of ladies' ready-to-wear garments,
nd one could persuade you to buy elsewhere.
The styles are so rare, the prices so moderate
that you will not resist, a coat, a suit, a skirt, a
waist, a fur, which ?
A sale of the the largest single purchase of
rugs ever brought here for distribution. 100
reversible Smyrna rugs, 26x54-worth regular
$1.25, on sale Friday 98c. 125, the same quali?
ty, 30x60-worth $1.50 to $1.75, Friday $1.19.
100 the same quality, 36x72-regular price
$2.50, Friday $1.89. 175 the same quality sofa
size, 4x7 ft.^-worth $4.00, sale Friday $2.99.
See display on centre tables.
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 makio g 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.
BOYS' m -
We have one of the / fi^f?f?S^^
largest and best stocks in / Jyk \ ) /J] (. v5rSTr^^
in Sumter. 4^p^T^SH
Prices from $1.50 to $7.50. * \
Call and inspect our ll // STEII^?
50 cents line. We also \ ?I t?r ?\f??\
have them at $1 00 and k J ]^\J^L^
Remember ll / J^^^^^^^E^
go on trouble goes oil'. T.
SUMTER CLOTHING CO.,
No. 5, S. MAIN STTEET.
Have you ever worn a double-breasted sack I
suit ? If you haven't, you ought to-if you
have, you will again-they're mighty comfort?
able. They always look well, and are always
in keeping for almost any occasion. A great
many styles to select from.
Our Double-Breasted Sack Suits range from
$7.50 to $20.
The D. J. CHANDLER
Phone 166 - - Sumter, S. G.
Our second and larger exhi=
bition of hats and millinery
to be held on the ll th of Oc=
tober. Our display of ready=
to=wear and shirt waist hats
held one week ago was a
pronounced success. This
exhibit will surely eclipse the
first however, as on the
above date our pattern hats,
as well as those of our own
manufacture, will be display?
ed for your admiration.
Your presence, ladies, will be
Sumter Dry Goods Company.