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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21,1904.
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Gem?an Kali Works-Potash.
Sumter Insurance Agency-Money
O'Donnell <fc Co.-Plantation for
W. F. Carr-Cabbage Plants.
Sumter Book Store-Holiday Goods.
"Mr. W. D. Carson, of Providence, is j
Rev. A. J. Stokes was in the city
Mrs. N. K. Britton is shopping in
the city today.
Mr. A. H^Boykin, of Camden, is in
the city today.
The Misses Plud, of Stateburg, are
in the city today.
Messrs. Holmes and Murray, of
State burg, are in town, i v
Capt. and Mrs. Briggs of Summer?
ton, are shopping in the city.
Rev. R. V. Gaston of St Charles,
3s visiting Dr. and Mrs. Mccallum.
The Misses Richardson, of Pine?
wood, are spending the day in the
Maj. Marion Moise and T. B. Era?
ser, Esq., went to Columbia this
Miss Edna E. Pou, who has been
the guest of the Misses Solomons for
the past several weeks, has returned
to her home at Madison, Ga.
Rev. J. A. Clifton, D. D., spent last
night with his son, Hon. John H. Clif?
ton, on his way from the conference
-.ai Darlingtont o his home in Orange
Mr. J. J. Ragin is in the city.
Mr. Harvin of Manning, was in the
city Friday. .
Miss May Sanders, of Boykin, was in
the city Saturday.
Mr. E. W. Dabbs, of Goodwill was !
in the city Friday.
Mr. D. W. Alderman, of Alco?u, j
was in town Thursday.
Mr. B. B. King, of Rimini, spent
yerterday in the city.
Mrs. E. E. Rembert of Remberts,
was in town Monday.
Mr. James Reeves, of Concord was
in the city Saturday. ;
Mr. and Mri A. B. Holland spent
Sunday in Columbia.
.Mr. Earle C. Page, of the State,
was in the city Monday.
Mrs. A. A. Strauss, of Mayesville,
spent Monday in the city.
Mr. H. S. Baskin, of Bishopville,
spent Saturday in the city.
Maj. H. B. Richardson, of Claren?
don, was in town Monday.
Mr. T. O. Sanders, of Hagood,
spent Thursday in the city.
Mr. Joel ?. Branson, of Manning
spent Saturday in town.
Mr. Loui& Appelt, of Manning, was
spent Thnrsaay in the city.
Miss Lydia Lee was in Columbia to
attend the Cotillion Club Ball.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Phelps, of Co?
lumbia, were in the city Friday.
- Mr. Conyers Brown, of Oswego,
came to town Saturday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Lenoir, of
Hagood, spent the day in the city.
Mr. John B. Fishburne of Florence
was in the city Tuesday on business.
Rev. John Kershaw, D, D., was in
the city for a short while Monday
morning on his way from Summerton
to his home in Charleston.
Mr. A. E. Aycock and Dr. F. M.
Dwight of Wedgefield were in the city
on business yesterday.
Rev. William Haynsworth, of Dar?
lington, is spending a few days in the
Mr. W. L. Broufchton, of Pinewood,
was registered at the Jackson Thurs?
Messrs. H. A. Tindale and J. E.
Tisdale were registered at the Jackson
Judge L. E. 'Williamson and Dr.
Foster, of Providence were in town
Miss Mary Brunson, of Manning
visited Miss Marion Satterwhite
Mr. R. C. Richardson, of Pinewood
was at the auction sale of horses last
Mr. J. L. Irby, of Boykin, and Mr.
Cash Watts, of Laurens, were in the
Mr. W. J. McLeod, now a resident
of Cana, Fla., has returned to Sumter
to spend Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert L. Moise, of
Philadelphia, are visiting Maj. and
Mrs. Marion Moise.
Mr. H. B. Richardson, Jr., of
Clarendon, was registered at the
Messrs. Willie and Vivian Manning,
students of the University of the South,
are at home for the holidays.
Mr. John G. Slaughter and wife
and Miss Margie Appelt, of Manning,
were at the Jackson Monday.
Mr. Ashleigh Mood, a student of
the Richmond Medical College is at
nome for the Christmas holidays.
' Mrs. Pinckney who has been visit?
ing her son, Mr. John B. Fishburne
in Florence returned home Friday.
Miss Marie Moise left for
New York last Thursday where she
will visit relatives for several months.
OffictjrjGallagher of the police force,
who bad two ribs broken by a fall, is
out again, and bas reported for duty.
Mr. J. E. Jervey will go to New?
berry today to auction a carload
of horses for Daoust & Clark who
sold a carload here last week.
Messs. John H. Clifton and A. B.
Stuckey, went to Columbia Monday
afternoon to appear before the Supreme
Miss Virginia Harby has returned
from Marion, where she visited for
two weeks as the guest of Miss Rosie
Maj. Marion Moise, Col. R. D.
Lee and Messrs. T. B. Fraser and
L. D. Jennings went to Columbia
Monday to attend the Supreme Court.
Miss Mamie Brown aud Mr.
T. C. Matthews were married at 5
o'clock Thursday noon at tiie borne of
Mr. D. "W. Brown, the bride's father,
on Salem avenue. Rev. S. O. Cantey
performing, the ceremony.
At Providence, S. C., December
_14h, at 3 p. m., by Rev. J. J. Myers,
at the borne of the bride's father, Mr.
Leon Eugene Spann and Miss Rosa
Vernon Myers, were happily united
A MOTHER IN ISRAEL AT REST.
Mrs. 0. H. Meses Goes to Her Reward
Full of Years and Honors.
After a lingering illness, borne
with fortitude and resignation, the
spirit of Mrs. Octavia Barby Moses
passed Thursday eve from this scene of
earthly suffering into the rest eternal
of the great Beyond.
"Life's race well run.
Life's work well done,
Life's crown well earned."
A noble, charitable woman has gone
from our midst, one who possessed
vthV'esteenr^smd-higbest-iegard of the
entire community. The poor have
lost .a friend whom they cannot re?
place; ber open banded generosity was
bestowed wherever sorrow or poverty
existed irrespetive of creed, and her
bounty was given in such a modest, un?
ostentatious manner that often the r??
cipients knew not to whom they were
indebted for gifts that lightened the
burden of life. No memory dims the
luster of this life just ended, which
extended beyond the limit of three
score and ten. Who can measure its
influence? As wife, mother, friend
and neighbor her example will be a
beacon light to those who come after
and, "Her children rise up and call
The community in which she lived
for so many years attest her loss by
universal regret, and her name will
ever be honored by those whose privi?
lege it was to know her. The rarest
handiwork of God-"a noble woman,
nobiy planned ""bas won the reward
of a* life well spent, and, having
fought the fight bravely, finally
"Sank down among the lillies with
folded wings to rest."
Mrs. Octavia Moses was a daughter :
of Mrr Isaac Barby, of Charleston,
a celebrated educator. She would
nave completed her 81st year Febru?
ary 6th next. Married at the early
age of 16, to Mr. Andrew Jackson
Moses, slie became the mother of 17
children, eight of whom, Mrs. Re?
becca Moise, Mrs. C. F. Schwerin,
Perry Moses, Horace Harby, A. J.
Moses, Julian Barby, Walter Harby
and Henry Harby. survive her. She
also leaves 39 grand children and 9
great grand chidren. Mrs. Moses
was a resident.of Sumter for about 60
years, and was one of the strongest
adherents to the Confederacy. It
was mainly through her*efforts that
the monument to the memory of the
Confederate dead, that now adorns
the Graded School square, was erect?
ed. This was, probably, the first
monument erected in the South to
honor the memory of those who gave
their lives for their country's cause.
This was one of the many noble acts
that characterized the life of one of
Carolina's most honored daughters.
The funeral services were held at
the Synagogue at 4 o'clock Friday.
Mr. A. K. Sanders, of Hagood,
came to the city last Thursday to at?
tend the sale of thoroughbred horses
^at Mr. W. M. Graham's Stable.
Mr. J. G. R. Wilder has resigned
as collection clerk for the Bank of
Sumter, and has accepted the position
of bookkeeper in the Sumter Savings
Bank, made vacant by the resignation
of Mr. Perryman ott.
Dr. J. A. Mood has bsen appointed
resident Surgeon of the Southern
Railway and will have charge of all
surgical work for that railroad in this
section of the State.
Read the Christmas advertisement
of the D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
They have a variety of Christmas gifts
for men and boys-the kind that men
want.- / y
Mr. E. L. Ducom bas accepted a
position with Levi Bros., beginning
with the first of the year.
Daoust & Clark sold 43 head cf
Kentucky and Tennessee horses which
were a nice lot, sold cheap for the
kind they were. Anyone wanting-a
horse it will pay to wait till January.
Watch for their ad. in January.
Checks have been made out for the
payment of all approved claims against
the Fall Festival Committee and
those having unpaid claims should call
on Treasurer H. G. Osteen for their
The case of W. H. Seale et al vs.
J. O. Durant et al, was argued before
the Supreme Court Monday. Mr. L.
D.Jennings, represented Supervisor
Seale and Sumter county and Mr. J.
T. Hay, Supervisor Durant and Lee
The case of, the State vs. George
W. Murray, appeal for a new trial
was continued. As will be recollected
Murray was convicted of forgery in
the sessions court and sentenced to the
Mr. Herbert Haynsworth, of the
Atlanta Dental College came horre
Saturday to spend Christmas with his
relatives. Mr. Edgar Durant, of
Clarendon, who is also attending the
same college, was in the city Sun?
The local freight on the M. & A.,
railroad known as the Robbins special
collided with the rear end of the
Northwestern Railroad local at the
junction of the two roads about noou
Thursday. The caboose of the North?
western train was bady damaged, but
no one was hurt.
On Wednesday afternoon Miss Lydia
Lee was the charming hostess to the
"Solo Whist Club," at ber home on
N. Main street. Solo whist was in?
troduced for the first time and the
? members enjoyed a most delightful
j meeting. During the afternoon a
salad course aud chocolate were
served. The prize, a silver mounted
nail polisher, was cat for by all the
guests, Miss Sharlie Graham being
the winner. Those present were:
Misses Jesse Moise, Edith Du val I,
Marguerette Cromer, Theo Lopez,
Sharlie Graham, Armida Moses,
Annie Graham, May Brock and Mrs.
Suits, Overcoats, Raincoats, Dress
Vests, Hats, Umbrellas, Glover, Muf
flers, Neckwear, Hosiery, Suspenders,
Handkerchiefs, Night=robes, Shirts,
Suit Cases,, Walking Canes,
We know what's right and correct, and we know
what men and boys like.
We try to make selecting easy for you by
bringing out varieties, myriads of appropriate
things fill our store. Yes, we are ready for the
throngs of gift buyers, and we want to say
right here that we have never been more com?
pletely, more enthusiastically ready than right
now. We will display tnis week on our centre
tables, the largest single shipment of fancy
china, bric-a-brac, etc., that has ever been
shipped to Sumter.
We Invite the Ladies to See
Then too; you find here the best variety of
toys of every imaginable kind. Dolls, games,
books, carriages, wagons, furniture, pictures,
fancy work boxes, pin cushions, picture frames
and hundreds of the right kind of little things
for gift giving. You know where to find the
right kind of handkerchiefs, gloves, furs, um?
brellas, shopping bags, rugs, neckwear. Just
opened a large variety of toilet sets and lamps.
Xmas shopping made easy by
(ia inc Cock Lodge Eclects Officers for
thc Ensuing Year.
The annual election of officers was
held at the meeting of Game Cock
Lodge, Knights of Pythias. Monday
night after regular routine business of
the session, which included confer?
ring the Knights degree upon Messrs.
L C. Moises and J. X. Edens, had
been disposed of. The officers elected
Chancellor Commander-J. G. De
Vice Chancellor-C. P. Lescsne.
Prelate-C. H. Wilson.
M. W.-lt. M. Warren.
K. R. and .S.-C. M. Hurst.
M. F.-Harlow Walsh.
M. E.-W. L. Jones.
M. A.-H. V. Reid.
I. G.-H. H. Smith.
?. G.-H. W. Blake.
Trustee-J. M. Kinght.
Organist-L. C. Moise.
The lodge decided to hold the an?
nual Pythian banquet in the near fu?
ture, and the following committee
was appointed to make all arrange?
ments and fix the date: J. H. Levy. L.
I. Parr?te. W. S. Jones, Bartow
Walsh and H. H. Smith.
A Sudden Death.
Clar?ey Durant, a negro who has
been weil known in this city for many
years, dropped dead in his restaurant
on Hampton avenae about 1.30 o'clock
Friday. Coroner Flowers, being noti?
fied, made an investigation, but being
satisfied that his death was due to
natural causes did not hold an in?
Dr. A. C. Dick who has been at?
tending Durant for several months,
gave the Coroner a statement that the
deceased had been sufferingwith valvu?
lar disease of tbe heart for six months
or more, and that bis death was the
result of this disease.
Charlie Durant worked for mauy
years for Mr. C. E. Stubbs when he
represented Alex Sprent & Sons, on
lbe cotton marker,afterwards was por?
ter for Levi Bros. He was a negro of
more than the average intelligence
and education, but drank more liquor
than two men should, and tbe conse?
quence was a sudden death when he
should have been at his prime.
We Take Pleasure in Fitting The
Hard To Fit.
Some people think unless they get a tailor
made suit they can't get a fit, but if they will
only give us a call we can soon convince them
they are wrong. Our Stein-Block and Isaac
Hamburgers Clothing fit to profection and also
have that tailored effect that other houses
haven't. Then we claim we can save you t?om
$3.00 to $5 00 a suit by buying from us. This
we can prove to you by giving us a call.
We have just received another shipment of
the famous Walk Over shoes in all styles and
leathers. Our windows are full of holiday gifts,
such as gloves, ties, handkercheifs and muf?
flers. Remember you are always welcome
whether you call to buy or not.
SUMTER CLOTHING CO.,
No. 5rS. MAIN ST. - - 'PHONE 170