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CUfcFUCTIN ti ATES.
Sumter Requests Charleston to Change
to Chaaga its Fail Festiva! Dates.
To the Editor of The State :
By order of the president of the
Sumter Pall Festival, I euclose yon
a copy of an "open letter" addressed
to Gea Y. Coleman, chairman of the
Charleston Fall Festival, in ricard to
conflict of dates of the Charleston
Fall Festival and the Sumter Fall
Festival, which I beg yon will publish
in your paper.
E. L Seardon,
Secretary Sumter Fall Festival. J
Sumter, Oct. 4, 1904.
To Geo. Y. Coleman,
Chairman Charleston Fall Festival,
Charleston, S. C.
Dear Sir: At a meeting of the exe
cutive committee of the Surr ter Fall
Festival, held' yesterday, the follow
ing resolutions were passed :
"Resolved, That the president of
the Sumter Fall Festival ho and is
hereby instructed to correspond wi
the officials of the Charleston Fall
Festival and endeavor to get them to
change the date of the Charleston
Fall Festival, so that the same will
not conflict with the Sumter Fall Fes
In compliance with the above resolu
tion, I beg to call yonr attention to
the raer that the dates as published for
the ^ Charleston Fall Festival from
Nov. 1st to 27tb, inclusive, cover the
same dates as published for i;he Sum
* ter Fall Fes ti va tlc Our committee
had been working up the Sumter Fall
Festival for some weeks prior to the
publishing of tho dates for the Char
leston Fall Festival, and ha va gone to
such au extent in advertising our fes
tival for Nov. 22nd to 25tb, inclusive,
that it will be impracticable at this
time to change said date. We do not
desire to conflict with the Charleston
Fall Festival, as we expect many vis
itors from Charleston dr ring our fes
tival, and would be glad a id expect
to contribute many visitors "to the
Charleston Fall Festival, as we have
always done, if the date of the same
can be changed so as not to conflict
with our festival. Inasmuch as we
were in the field first, both in the
selection of our date and in advertising
our festival, we think it bul; fair and
jost that you change your date and
tho* avoid a conflict.
R. F. Hayns worth, President.
E. L Reardon. Secretary.
A Most Celebrated Cass Ended.
He is Found Quilty of Having
Taken the Life of His Own
Special to The State.
Hampton, Oct. 6.-On Monday
^norning a trne bill for murder was
>found by the grand jury against Ben
"Bennett Arriving on the afternoon
.train from Columbia he was brought
into court and arraigned. The case
went to trial today with Solicitor
avis for the State and Senator E. F.
^Warren and W. J. Thomas, Esq.,
appearing for the defendatnt. The
jury retired at 7 p. m. md at 9 p.
m.. Judge King h and the court officers
and attorneys were sent for. A verdict
of guilty of manslaughter with re
commendation to the mercy of the
oort was received. Bennett will be
en teheed tomorrow morning.
The case was called up yesterday
under a motion made by h iii attorneys
to have the case continued to the next
term of the cart, Bennett having
been only arraignd and the usual
three days allowed him for prepara
His attorneys made earnest appeals
tb the court fer a continuance, bur
were opposed by a very clear and
strong argumeLt ia reply by Solicitor
Davis, who rehearsed the circum
stance connected with Bencett's case,
the conditions under which he had
been pardoned by Gov. McSw^eney,
when he was serving a life sentence
in tbe State penitentiary, and also
referred to a telegram which the soli
citor had just read from Attorney
Colding of Savannah, who had repre
sented Bennett during the ordeal of his
extradition from Georgia, to the
ffect, *'It was impos-nile to attend
conrt ia Hampton because he had to
be present at the supt em a court of
Attorneys Warren & Themas urged
the conrt to grant the continuance
because they had only been employed
this week. Judge King h rein sed the
motion. Bennett's case wit! be beard
This doubtless disposes of the Ben
Bennett case, as tue authorities seem,
Willing to let it re<t. lt is held that j (
the violation of his agreement not to
retrun to South Carolina ii: pardoned
nullified the pardon and that Le is
now subject to that formel' .sentence,
but it id not li se ly that lois point
will be pieced, LOW that Bennett has
again been coavicteri. Just so he is
in the penitentiary the actborities
will be tati&tied. The punishment fur
manslaughter is imprisonment not
exceeding 30 y?ars and nut less than
Peter Sells Dead.
Columbus, O., Oct. 5.-Peter Sells,
the well known showman, died to
night at his home here of apoplexy,
aged 55 years. He had been in the
show business since 1872. .
Washington, Ga, Oct. 5.-A pas
senger train on the Augusta-Southern
railroad ran into a burning trestle
near Mitchell, Ga., 59 miles from
Augusta, early today and one man
was killed and eight oilers injured.
The 60 foot trestle was entirely de
stroyed by the fire and the tender,
compartment car and two coaches also
"Two heads are bettor than one,"
but there is a much mismating of
business partners aa in matrimony.
In such instances the quickest road to
divorce is usually through a " Busi
ness Opportunity" advertisement.
"Pride-taxes9 are always self-impos
ed. Pride-taxes are the moneys you
lose by fearing about "what the
neighbors might say" if you rented
that spare-room, through a want ad.,
to a desirable lodger.
MORE ABOUT MR. KELLEY.
Rock Hill Sinister May Give Some Infor
maiion of Value.
The Augusta Chronicle cf Wednes
day says :
"More information has been secured
relative to the disappearance from
North Augusta of Rev. W. Aiken
Kelley, the pastor of Grrace Methodist
church. Though the information is
old it ma" yet be the means of tracing
the missing minister.
".lt will be remembered that about
a week ago a letter was received from
Rev. Geo. P. White of Ridgeway, S.
C., to the effect that the writer had
seen Mr. Kelley on the train between
Columbia and Ridgeway He had
not spoken to Mr. Kelley, further than
a nod, because the gentleman was en
gaged in conversation with another
until the writerjeft the coach.
'Dr. Wade Woodward, who
travels in South Carolina, was in
Rock Hill a few day ago and he learn
ed who the getleman was with whom
Mr. Kelly had been in conversation,
fie was Mr. Arial, a Baptist minister
residing in Rock Hill. Br. Wood
ward called on Mr. Arial and dis
covered that he was in conversation
with Mr. Kelley on the train and all
the way from Columbia to Rock Hill ;
that he knew Mr. Kelley well and he
appeared to be all right in every way.
Mr. Kelley claimed to be on the way
"When Mr. Arial left the train Mr.
Kelly was in conversation with a Char
lotte drummer by thejname of Pritch
ard. The above is all that is known j
at present. "The Rock Hill minister ?
has been written to and asked for full
particulars. A reply ia expected to
day. It is hoped that it will give a
clue as to the whereabouts of the mis
sing man. He has been asked to learn
if possible, the address of the drum
mer, who will also be written to for
information concerning Mr. Kelley's
ictions on his arrival at Charlotte. "
When asked over the 'phone last
light, Presiding Eldei J. S. Beasley
said that he thought this afternoon
was practically correct, that he had
;alked to Dr. Woodward several days
igo. Mr. Arial-who is a Methodist,
iot a Baptist, minister-had been
written to out Mr. Beasley had not
lad time to receive a reply. Conduc
ir Pritchard is probably the man re
ferred to, as he was in charge of the
rain the day it is now known that
tfr. Kelley passed through here going
;o wards Charlotte.
There is no doubt row that Mr.
Selly went north, perhaps as far as
Sew York, but he has not been
;raced any further than Charlotte.
WNTKR0P C0LLE6E CORRESPONDENCE
Cession Begins With a Large Enrollment.
Class Officers Elected.
Winthrop College, Oct. o.-The
york for the session of 1904-05 st Win
hrop has begun with an enrollment
if about five hundred students. Each
ear the number of aplica tios s for
dmissicn to the college is greater,
.nd this year it has exceeded that of
ast year, which reached almost eight
President Johnson has been absent,
it Atlantic Beach, on account of sick
ness, but his return is looked for next
Dr. James P. Kiuard, Professor of
Cnglisb, has been appointed presc
ient pro tem and has filled the posi
ion remarkably well.
The Senior Class bas elected the
ollowing officers :
President Mary Humbert; Vice
'resident Gertrade Reeder: Treas
urer Annie L. Harrall; Secretary
xmise Wison; Class Historian, Sue
Jbaw; Class Poet, Henrietta Eve;
?lass Prophet, Francenia Brenner.
The class, though much smaller
h3n that of last year, has many
arnest members and we hope at the
nd of the session to have some learn
Tne junior class was organized and
be following officers elected : Pres
dent, Mary Williams; Vice Presi
ieut. Georgie Graham; Secretary,
Selle Dcncan ; Treasurer, Joe Foster.
Mr. and Mrs. Scriven Moore from
Jtatebnrg with Mr. and Mrs. Bushel
doore from Iowa, visited Miss ee
doore at Winthrop College on Mon
PUBLIC WEISHERS IN COURT.
The Fight Between Bishop vi i Ie
Weighers Stiii Goss On.
Notwithstanding the opinion of the
Attorney General, which was given
luring the primary in regard to the
)ld cotton weighers holding on until
ifter the general electicn and the new
mes get their commissions and quai
led, the newly elected weighers got
Messrs. McLendou & Tatum to confer
*itu and get the County Board to
ppoint them cotton weighers, which
:be Board did and the new weighers
;avc bond and demanded of the old
weighers to hand over the business as
their bonds had expired. The old
weighers refused to give np and as
the public scales belonged to Mr. D.
u. McLanrin and be had turned them
;jver to the newly qualified weighers
they took charge Tuesday of last week
and weghed cotton the balance of the
week. In the meantime, the old
weighers employed Hon. T. G. Mc
Leod to appear before Judge Dantzler
at Manning and get an injunction
restraining those from weighing.
Judge Dantzler granted a temporary
injunction urtil they could show
cause why the injunction should not
be permitted. Hon. T. G. McLeod,
representing the old weighers and J.
B. McLauchlin representing tho new
ones, took the matter up before Judge
Dantzler at Kingstree last Tuesday.
After hearing argument from both
sides, Judge Dantzler reserved bis
opinion and the result is still un
George K. Sith, St. Louis, secretary
of the Southern Lumber Manufactur
ers'Association, is much gratified over
the reduced output of the yellow-pine
mills during the month of July. He
estimates the curtailment of the 223
mills reporting at 144,000,000 feet.
The secretary estimates that a full re
port would show a relief of not less
than 175,000,000 feet for July. Two
months more would put the supply
down to where it would be easy to
obtain the early spring prices.
Guess how many people will attend the World's Fair at St. Louis, and get an Automobile--The Machines have all been bought.
First Prize-One Peerless Touring Car .... value $ 4 OOO j Eighth Prize-One Old-mobile. value 650
Second Prize-One Roval Touring Car - value 3,000 Ninth Prize-One Oldsmobile. value f",0
ThirdJPrize-One Frankiin Touring Car - - '- - value 1.300 Tenth Prize-One Oldsmobile. value _650
Fourth Prize-One Woods Runabout .... value 9 0 g13 7W
Fifth Prize- One Ford Touriug Car. value 900 Kight Cash Prizes of 1G0 each. 'soo
Sixth Prize-One Ford Runabout. value 800 -
Seventh Prize-One Ford Runabout. value 800 1 814.500
The World's Fair is now in progress at St. Louis. It opened the first of May and close*
the first of December. How many paid admissions will there bc during the entire period ?
Every customer of The Royal Tailors-every man. woman and child placirg an order with
ns through anv of our authorized dealers, at any time from now until Nov. 15 next-is enti
tled to make one guess for every dollar (or fraction part of a dollar) he or she pays for Royal
tailoring. The man who pays 815 for a suit may make 15 guesses: the woman who pays $10
for a skirt maj* make 10 cruesscs: the boy who pays $7.50 for a suit may make 8 guesses, and
soon. And every time you order you have the right to make additional guesses. With an
ooportunitv to secure one of our valuable prizes, you should look ahead and see to it that
the entire family is provided with wearing apparel, not only for fall and winter, but for next
sprin^ as well.
Our Automobiles have all been lxmght and the person who guesses nearest to the total
number of paid admissions to the World's Fair will receive that grand machine-the $4.000
Peerless Touring Car: the person who makes the second nearest guess will receive the su
perb $3,000 Touring Car, and so on until the 10 automobiles listed above have been distribut
ed. In addition to these 10 automobile prizes, we also offer eight cash prizes of $100 each for
the nearest guesses made each month, from Feb. 15 to Nov. 15.1904. except that at the close,
the time from Oct, 1 to Nov. 15 will be considered as thc final .'month/' In explanation of
these cash prizes for guesses during a given month, please bear in mind that every guess
has reference to the total number of paid admissions during the entire period of the World's
Fair, and that we arc not asking you to guess what the attendance will be during any single
month or week or day. For instance, it is apparent that during the month of August some
one will make a closer guess on the total number of admissions than anybody else does (in
August), and while it is possible that this guess may not win an automobile prize, still the
person making it will receive our check for $100.
The official report of the Secretary of the World's Fair, showing the total number of
paid admissions, will be made immediately after the close of tho fair and will determine
wno are entitled to the prizes.
The total paid admissions to the World's Columbian Exposition, held in Chicago in 1S93.
was21.4S0.141; the total paid admissions to the Pan-American Exposition, held in Buffalo in
1901, was S.2D5.073. How many will there be at St. Louis
This grand prize contest closes Nov. 15. and no estimates made after that date will be
considered. This statement is made with the understanding that the World's Fair will ex
tend over the period of time now contemplated. Should the fair officials make any change
whereby the time is to be either curtailed or extended we may decide to change our time
limit for estimates, and due announcement will be made of such change.
No person will be entitled to more than one automobile. Should two or more persons
make exactly the same guess and that guess be a "prize winner." the value of the prize will
be divided equally between them.
Guessing blanks are supplied by all Royal dealers throughout the United States, and cus
tomers must make their guesses on one of these blanks and have it. sent to us hy the dealer
when he sends the order. Upon receipt of guesses we will issue certificates, which will be
duly forwarded to dealers, who will deliver them to customers.
Get your guesses in early.' There is nothing to be gained by waiting. There is no prob
lem alK)ut it-nothing to "figure out"-it is guess work, pure and simple, and the figures you
make today are just as likely to be l>e the good ones as those you make tomorrow or next
week. And don't forget that notwithstanding the immense outlay contemplated by this
grand offer, our prices for made-to-measure garments will continue to be always the lowest
for high grade individual tailoring service. We guarantee every customer entire satisfac
tion on each and every order-better values always than can be had from any other house
in America. That's strong talk, and that is just what we mean.
Don't Walk ! Wear Roy?l Tailoring and Ride in an Automobile. For further particulars call on the undersigned ex
clusive resident dealer in Royal Tailoring.
No. 1 West Liberty Street SOL J. RYTTENBERG.
Miss Beaufort Brand Presented With
After the services yesterday morning
at the First Baptist church, Miss
Beaufort Brand, who left today for
her home in Sumter, was presented
with a very lovely brooch, an enamel
ed four-leaf clover, studded with
pearls. The gift came from the music
committee in appreciation of her ser
vices to the choir. The presentation
was made by Judge E. H. Callaway
who in a few brief words expressed
the regret of the church at the loss of
her services. Miss Brand, although
taken Dy surprise, expressed her sin
sere thanks and also her regret at
leaving the choir where she had serv- j
sd so long and appreciatively.-Au- j
justa Herald, Oct. 3.
Lee County News Notes.
Miss Lyla Barrett, of Samter, is
visiting in town.
Supervisor Durant has been official
ly served with papers to pay over to j
Sumter the money due ber, but he,
ias referred to same to Senator Hay j
Df Camden who has the case in hand, j
We have been informed by a reliable
party from Lamar, that the ne- j
?roes over there are buying arms and
save already made their threats that
3am Marks shall not be hanged. In
me shipment they got fifty guns. If
;ne. negroes start that game they
tfill gei the worst of it, so we advise
;hem to keep cool.-Vindicator
Drifting to the South.
From the Portland, Me, Press.
Fall River, Mass., is in a hard case,
md its case may be typical of condi
tions in other cotton manufacturing
;entres in New England. Some 27,
)00 mill operatives in that city, earn
ng a total of $150, COO a week, have
:ea*ed work rather thn submit to an
ther wage reduction, this time of 12}
per cent, and mill propertv represent
ing an investment of $25,0000, be
iomes idle. A ccording to the manu
!acturers, side of tiie case they could
Detter afford to shut down than to run
the mills at a lose, as they claimed
;hey were doing. They held that,
what with cheap labor in the Sooth,
:he high price of raw cotton and a
?lack market, the conditions were
ill against them on the basis on which
;hey were making rloth, and that
:be only noFsible way to go on was
oj reducing expenses, that ie,
vage6. Already they had tried the
reduction of output through running
'he mills on less than full time, but
his bad^not prodnced the desired re
sults and a wage cut waa the only
resource left if they were to go on.
That the manufacturers were sincere
in their position is indicated by ihe
Pact that they let the bands go with
out any effort to retain them and let
tbe property remain idle without an
ifort to get others in the place of the
On the other hand, the unions con
tend tbat the way to better conditions
is not by cheapening cloth through
cheapening labor, that the stagnation
of the market is due rather to over
production than to lack of demand ;
that if the wages are reduced buyers
will bc quick to discount that in the
price of the goods, and that anyway
they had already boen cut 10 per cent in
their wages and been compelled to
make other sacrifices in the loss of
timo by curtailment of production, and
could stand no more ; that they bad
better walk out and be idle altogether
than to accept wages on which they
could not liv . Nor is this an unrea
sonable position, any more than that
of the employers. If each side states
its case correctly, both are in a hard
position, and it is really difficult to
see what can be done. Whether the con
ditions are similar in the other manu
facturing centres does not appear, but
it would not bo supposed that they
could be greatly dissimilar. It is pos
sible that with the working off of the
stock of cloth on hand, and with the
settling of the cotton market back to
normal conditions on the harvesting
of a good crop, the manufacturing
conditions will improve. But if present
conditions prove permanent, if
through au abundant supply of cheaper
labor and other advantages, the. south
is destined to win from New Eng
land its old cotton manufacturing sur
pemacy, it is going to be a hard situ
ation to face. It would have conse
quences not pleasing to contemplate.
But New England is not likely to give
up that supremacy without a struggle
to retaiu it ; nor because of a cotton
strike and conditions that may be onlv
temporary, should the conclusion be
jumped at that tbe cotton manufacur
ing industry in this section is declin
ing. It is too strongly established here
and tbere is too nmch at stake.
J. E. Scott Laid to Rest.
j Died at Kingrtree last Sunday
! morning, Mr. Jonius E. Scott of
i Manning, in the 60th year of his age.
I The deceased had been an invalid for a
i long time, and spent some time in
! the local infirmary from which he
j was discharged as improved. He went
to Kingstree on visit to relatives,
i and ' while there contracted fever
from which he died. The body was
brought to Manning M ou day morn
ing, and ^the burial service conducted
at thc cemetery by Revs. J. M. flol
laday, pastor of the Presbyterian
church and A. N. Brunsou pastor of
the Methodist church.
The deceased came to Manning from
Williamsburg over 30 years ago. He
kept books for the late Moses Levi a j
number of years, and gave np that
position to accept the county auditor- j
ship which he held for a number of
years, meriting the reputation of be- j
ing one of the best auditors in the
State. After retiring from the audi- j
tors ofHce, he studied law and was ad- j
mitted to the bar, but never practiced, j
devoting his time to surveying. He i
was devoted to books, and spent the
latter part of his life in reading. He j
leaves surviving him three daughters,
Mrs. R. C. Blanding. Mrs. I. L
Bagual and M re. W. E. Brown, Dr.
D. C. Scott, Mrs. \*. H. Kennedy
and Mrs. Hemming way.-Manning
New Dental Machine.
Dr. W. B. Alford of Sumter, who,
with his brother, recently invented a
combination dental motor machine
and fountain cuspidor was in the city
yesterday exhibiting his machine to
the local dentists. The dentists here
are highly pleased with it, and Dr.
Alford is receiving high endorsements
from the leading dentists wherever
the machine has been demonstrated,
and is receiving orders constantly.
A charter bas recently been granted
by the secretary of state to a company
for the manufacture of this machine
und a plant will be established very
soon somewhere in this sectiou for the
manufacture of this and ono or two
other invention, that Dr. Alford will
soon put on the market. The company
has recently protected the machine by
patents in all foreign countries. -The
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Every big, successful 6tore in this
city has, at some time, "skated on
thin ice,'- risked failure, advertised
on a larger scale than the cash in
bank seemed to warrant. For this is
merely the modern way of "courting
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 5.-Elections of
State and county officers, members of
the legislatrue judges and solicitors
were held in every county in Georiga
today. There was practically no
opposition to the Democratic candi
dates for State offices nor for county
judges and attorneys.
London, Oct. 6 -The coasts of Eng
land and France were swept by a ter
rific gale all through the night and
this morning the storm has abated but
little. Many liners are storm bound
at Liverpool and elsewhere. A dis
patch from Havre contains the report
of the captain of the steamer Loris.
He says that when 12 miles north east
of Ushant he saw two whale boats
and a large quantity wreckage, appa
rently the remains cf a large steamer.
It is feared that a serious disaster
occurred in that vicinity. A terrific
gale was blowing off Ushant then and
a thick fog hung over the sea.
Chicago, Oct. 6.-The Republic
Iron and Steel Company officials have
completed negotiations by which the
company will be able to raise $7,000,
000 in cash to carry out the expansion
of plants and meet the floating debt.
The amount will put the company in
the best condition to extend its com
petition with the United States Steel
trust. The First National Bank and
the First Trust and Savings Bank
have arranged to furnish the money.
Cause of Lockjaw.
Lockjaw, or tetanus, is caused by a bacil
lus germ which exists plentifully in street
dirt. It is inactive so lon;* as exposed to
the air. but when carried beneath the skin,
as in the wounds caused by percussion
caps or by rusty nail*, and when the air is
excluded the germ is roused to activity
and produces the most virulent poison
known. These germs may be destroyed
and all danger of lockjaw avoide by ap
j lj iutf Chamberlain's Pain Balm freely as
soon as the injary is received. Pain Balm
is an antiseptic aud canees cuts, bruises
and like injariee to heal without matura
tion and in one third the timts required by
the usual treatment. It is for sale by
Chic a's Drag Store.
Xow that Thanksgiving is approach
ing, ncultry merchants are already on
tho lookont for stock. Two months
is nearly the time limit for getting
and filling Thanksgiving orders. Ac
cording to the National Provisioner, a
carefnl survey of the field fails to find
a plentiful supply of birds. Good
poultry will not be plentiful enough
to go around at reasonable figures.
Farmers have sold their grain at good
prices and have not bothered to fat
ten their turkeys, geese, ducks and
chickens. . In fact, the farms show a
smaller supply of all poultry as com
pared with two years ago. High
prices of meats have increased the
eyer popnlar taste for poultry and
have kept the price and the demand
at the toD notch. This has served to
keep chickens and other birds from
coming to market. That largely ac
counts for the present scarcity. The
demand has been so. brisk and the
prices so .well maintained at the farm
that almost anything brought re
latively good prices That may ac
count largely for the negligence or
lack of feeding at the farm. The
fact exists that poultry of all kinds
is scarce and the price will be pretty
stiff for the Thanksgiving trade.
Prime birds will, in the language of
the southern famrer, "go 'way yon
der." This is likely to enliance the
already high price of veal, pork and
lamb roasts. Fiuished turkeys and
geese wlil be very high, if the demand
is at all strong for them.
Fewer gallons; wears longer; Devoe.
THE REGULAR Teacher's Exami
nation will be held at the Court House
in Sumter, S. C. on Friday, October
21st beginning at 9.30 a. m.
In addition to the regular branches,
applicants will be examined on Enoch
Arden, Silas Marner and the past
twelve months of current history.
S. D. Cain,
Co. Supt. Education.
Oct. 6-13 20.
THE FIRS! NATIONAL BANK
of Sumter, S. C.
THE Comptroller of the Currenoy hav
ing approved the increase of. the Capital
of this Bank to $100,000.00, depositors
now have as security for their deposits :
Capital, - - $100,000 00
Stockholders' Individual Lia
bility, - - - '00,000 00
Surplus aDd Undivided Prof.
its, ... 25,000 00
Total Security for Depositors, $225,000 00
ONLY NATIONLA BANK IN CITY OF SUMTER.
Largest Capital of any Bank in this
section of South Carolina.
Strongest Bank in Eastern part of this
Interest allowed on deposits to a limited
amount. *= y
BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
A. J. CHINA, President.
NEILL O'DONNELL, Vice President.
H. D. BARNETT, R. D. LEE,
G. A. LEMMON, JOHN REID,
E. P. RICKER.
R. L. Er MUNDS, Cashier.
R. D. LEE, Solicitor.
J. L. McCpJlum, D. J. Winn, Jr.
Oliver L. Yates.
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, I will be pleased to see
all my customers at tne above
stand, where I am better pre
pared than ever to serve them.
Your prescriptions will be
called for and delivered.
Full line of Drugs, Garden
Seed and Cigars.
Your patronage solicited.
Call bell for night work. 1
THE OIL MILL GINNERY
!s now running and will Gin all Cotton for
! FIFTY CENTS PER BILE.
Six yards New Bagging and six New
! Ties 'to our gin customers, 60 cents.
Capacity, 50 baler per day. Work done
j with despatch and satisfaction guaranteed.
THE SOUTHERN COTTON OIL C8.
P, MOSES, Manager.
Original and Only Genuine.
VSAFE.^wa.j relia We Ladlee * k Drwrrfrt
^ for CHICHiSTJEK'S ENGLISH
in JiZD an-! Gold metallic bore . tctleJ.
with blue ribbon. Take no other. 'Relato
JiancerouH Substitution and lmlt*.
Ion . Buy of your Druggist, or wo.l 4 . m
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*ad "Relier for L&diea,"in &ft r, by re
turn Mail. 7 O.OtN) Titntiinoni*:*. SoWl bs
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THE SUITER SAVINGS BANK.
HORACE H ABBY, President.
L C. STRAUSS, vice-President.
GEO. L. BICKER, Cashier.
Capital Stock, $25,000
Liability of Stockholders, 25,000
For the transaction of business is afford
ed those who deposit their money with
The Sumter Savings Bank,
Important papers can be drawn up and
signed in a private room set a ide for use
of our clients and any information de '
sired will be cheerfully furnished by the
Savings deposited here draw interest at
the rate of 4 per cent per annum. $1.00
will open an account and secure a bank
TO 3 U ALI Fy
FOR GOOD POSITIONS
GUARANTEED IN WRITING.
500 FREE "" SE ?T
GA.-ALA. BUS. COLLEGE, MACON. QA
I will give prompt attention to all calls
for surveying, platting, terracing hill sides,
draining bottoms, drawing Mortgages
Titles, Probating, <fcc.
BANKS H. BOYKIN, D. S^
Oct 19-o Catchall, 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, pavable semi-annually.
W. F. B. HAYNSWORTH, President,
R. I. MANNING, YV. F. RHAMK,
W<? promptly obtain U. S. and Foreign >
Send model, sketch or photo of invention fbr<
free report on -.patentability. For free book, <
'HowtoSecureTlianP If A ni/A write
Parentsand 2 FiKU -ffittlllld tc
Opposite U. S. Patent Office