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?Jaanyy Hough Sustains Um? Seiden
CUiniN Against Two Automobile
?Odim wuh?The Whole Industry ?f?
New York. Sept. 19.?Judge Hough
i the United States Circuit Court
Urday handed down a decision In
famous Seiden automobile patent
sustaining the Seiden patents,
against the Ford and the Pan
automobiles. The decision is
Importance to the automobile
Inasmuch aa the Seiden pa
are so fundamental aa to cover
Judge Hough calls "every mod
car driven by petroleum vapor
vapor as yet commercially success
Hie ault althat of George B. Sel
ilen and the Electric Vehicle Com
agaJnst the Ford Motor Com
and C. A. Duerl at Co., the O. J.
Company, John Wanamaker,
sun* others, the Socleto Anonymedea
?steten s Establishments Panhard *
tor, Andre Massenat, and Henry
A. C Neubauer. It has been
ling in the United States courts
a? several years, and vast quantities
r testimony have been taken.
The list of defendants was framed
> as to include both manufacturer
dealer. ' Judge Hough In his de?
ns cognised plainly the peculiar
charm ter of the litigation and the
?quencos that flow from it. He
after discussing the particular
is of the litigants:
?"No litigation cloaely resembling
cases has been shown to the
and no Instance Is known to
of an Idea being buried In the
it office until the world caught
In It and passed it, and then em
In a patent only useful for
tie. But patents are granted for
ivtmion*. The Invntor may use his
BSBovery or he may not, but no one
Ian can use it for 17 years.
"The 17 years begins whenever the
State? court rray so decree by
I?aient grant That the applicant
' pateat rights acquiesce in the de
r ur even desires delay is imma
*o the courts, so long as the
lute law has not been violated.
Ti -e first claim Is regarded by
JMice Hough aa the most Important,
sasHl he holds that both of the defend
; salt ccompanlea have violated it. He
? tenant*** The claim as follows:
*Tbe combination with road loco
aaat've provided with a suitable run
anaug K< ??r and including a propell
ftsax whi ?. 1 and steering mechanism,
-of a liquid hydrocarbon engine of
I taue j?*sn*vn\?med type, comprising one
? earrams-* power cylinders; a suitable
14 fuel receptacle, a power shaft
lected with and arranged to run
T fhan the propelling wheel, an
irmediate clutch or disconnecting
lea, and a suitable carriage body
?as] ' 1 ts the conveyance of per
mmmm or goods,"
The other claims held to be vlolat
aal rslate to particulars of the con
aajracttom generally outlined in claim
I Tb.r* are five of them altogether
aoMl the court holds against one or
asM other or both of the defendants
aat ssjaanot to each one. |
la rem luslon, Judge Hough sums
mp ttw bearing of the case on the au
?bYlr world outside the holders of
? 'den licenses as follows:
The statement of the complaln
paaition seems sufficient to
that the subject-matter of these
Is tht* modern gasoline automo
The defendants are severally
manufacturer, seile" and user of
Ptavl machine (a well-known
irk-aa #nukei, and the maker and
i|x>it r ot the Panhard, a ce'ebrat
I nwd typical French ptoduct. If
<i. irndants infringe, it is be?
ll the complainants oWn a patent
funil'un? ntal and far reaching as
cover every modern car driven by
y form of petroleum vapor and as
I ??TTimerclally successful.
?If 1 have correctly apprehended it,
sre vr;m room for a pioneer patent.
mt it mutU be held that on its face
?I ra view of the art Selden's was
eh a patent. T^ils means that Sei
si I? entitled to a broad range of
l\alft i ts."
Jmhce Hough, In his opinion, also
Kc? sharply the practice of law
la most cases In taking great
s of testimony, and cites the
a patent cases as notorious of
?d? o? ut this respect. In those par
Isaf i*asea, about 32 big volumes
i Haad to contain the testimony.
t:u m?s. and argument.
It*?entatlves of the defendants
ar.-f % wrttd last nluht that tho
lad*;.. Hough's decision
mi4 *>*h I*- ?i)pr?v .al>ly felt m> far
tl*e> oi th<* automobile business at
am* Is fenorrned They said that
I carnM will be fought to th? 1 gal
as* Thea- will be tak. n now to
? Orenlt Coart of Appeals, and In
tribttnal sustains Judge
SftaH wfll be carried on up to
>S*l*rt*aae Court. Ity that time.
?aW'f'<ts?*tt sa*. the S. lden j it
i "art/i ?hare expired.
N.tdra> patent cases have al
h** n In the subtle i ye at Inte? -
I ?m- h^wral years, and, accord
a? lb whi* represent the Ford
I Paafcard csncerns. it will be
ae\eiul years more 1? fore a iinal de?
cision is reached.
Job K. Hedges, the legal adviser of
the American Motor Car Monutactur?
ers association, in this city, suid last
night that while he hud.Qlot person?
ally handled the pnt*i4 cejfcs h>> was
quite sure that an aJngul IfclUld be
taken to the Circuit Courtf^fTPppeals
and the whole case whipped o\H-be?
fore that tribunal. Mr. Parker, a De?
troit lawyer, has been representfgj*|
the American Motor Car Manufa?
turers' Association in the Seiden
cases. He waa not In town last
Andre Massenet, an official of the
Panhard Company in this city, said
after reading of Judge Hough's de?
cision that he felt quite sure the mat?
ter would not be allowed to rest
where it stands at present.
"This is only the first court," said
Mr. Massenet. "It will doubtless be
taken to the higher courts In due
WILL TIIACH FARMING.
High Schoo!? Kxpectfxl to Have Agri?
Columbia, 8-ept. 22.?Regular agri?
cultural courses In the high schools of
the State within the next few years
is predicted by many. Two high
schools in the State already have agri?
cultural courses. If the present plans
are carried out a very excellent agri?
cultural course will be offered during
the coming year at the new high
school at Brunson, in Hampton coun?
ty. On November 12 Commissioner
Watson, Prof. Ira W. Williams, of the
United States farm demonstration
work, and Prof. A. G. Smith, of the
United States bureau of plant indus?
try, will go to Brunson for the pur?
pose of meeting the people of that
section and talking the matter over
with them. At the Brunson school a
practice farm will be conducted, both
for the boys and girls. A number of
acres will be set aside for this work.
The United States expert now in
charge of the practice farm will also
teach agriculture in the school.
The United States bureau of plant
industry under the direction of Prof.
A. G. Smith, is conducting some ex?
cellent experiments at the Downer
School at Beech Island In Alken coun?
ty, and the farm demonstration work?
ers are doing good work at the Gen.
Sumter Memorial School.
NEW ROAD FOR SUMTER.
C. and X. May Build Line to Blowing
Rock, N. C.
Georgetown, Sept. 22.?Messrs.
N'ools and Reld, general manager
and general passenger agent, respec?
tively, of the C. and N. Railroad Com?
pany, were in this city Monday, with
the view of looking Into the feasibility
of operating a line of road between
this port straight through to Blowing
Rock, N. C, which route would be
through a new territory to Sumter,
thence over the Northwestern Rail?
road to Camden, thence to Chester,
and from there by che most direct
course to the North Carolina termin?
us. These gentlemen state that they
are In earnest and mean business. If
the findings made are satisfactory the
road will be built.
Messrs. Nichols and Reid were tak?
en in charge on their arrival in
Georgetown by W. H. Andrews, su?
perintendent of the Georgetown and
West* rn Rallroud, and R, & Fair,
general manager of the Atlantic
Coast Lumber Corporation. and
: hown around the city in the fine au?
tomobile of the latter, rafter which
they were taken for a view of Winyah
Day as far as the jetties on the ocean
j tug Williams. Mr. F. A. Willcox. of
Florence, was also here and accom
' panied the party on the water trip.
The outlook Is encouraging for the
<>p nlng up of this line, which would
mean so much to the country travell?
BIG THING FOR GEORGETOWN.
DiiPont-dcNeniourM Company to Build
Georgetown, Sept. 21.?The plant
mentioned as likely to be establish?
ed here by the DuPont. K. I. de Ne?
mours Powder Company, for the pro?
duction of wood alcohol and by pro?
ducts from the refuse lumber of the
Atlantic Coast Lumber Corporation
mills, is now an assured fact. A plant
costing in the neighborhood of one
hundred and fifty thousand dollars
will soon be erected, and operations
will begin as soon as same is com?
pleted. Mr. Raymond S. Farr, gen
' eral manager of the Atlantic Coast
I bum)) r Corporation, is nos? negotiat?
ing with the DuPont-ds Nemours
people for the location of the plant
in close p oxlmity to the mills, and
will he In position to give further de?
tails regarding the new industry to
be started here, within a short time.
for Infant? and Children.
Thi Kind You Hate Always bought
GIVES (TUE F?ll PELLAGRA.
Native African Says People of His
C ountry Employ Vegetable Diet to
Durham. N. C, Sept. 21.?J. S. Or
eorde-Terry, a native African, gradu?
ate of Cambridge, Eng., and medical
missionary studying here, declares in
a newspaper article that the natives
L?f Africa cure 90 per cent, of pella?
gra by herbivorous treatment, and he
gttfSH the formula.
Tphp doctors have taken his sugges?
tion* and are working upon some of
the Durham cases to see *? hat efficacy
there is In the remedy. Terry ssys
the dectors cure 66 per eent. of the
African cases, while the natives have
still better luck. The African says
he has followed the best British doc?
tors into the afflicted homes in his
country and that they have not re?
tarded the disease a< ont> or great
COMMISSIONERS VISIT WALTER
Four Members of the Wlndlng-Up
Board Take a Look.
Walterboro, Sept. 22.?Considerable
interest attached to a visit of the dis?
pensary wlnding-up commission here
today. Those present were W. J. Mur?
ray, chairman; Avery Patton, J. J.
McSwain. and J. N. Wood of the com?
mission and Louis W Haskell, Esq.,
attorney, with the commission. They
arrived on the morning train and
spent the day at the Colleton Banking
Company, presumably making some
investigations in conection with their
Dr. Murray declined to give out
anything for publication. They left
on the afternoon train. State Auditor
W. B. West was also in town, but his
visit had no connection with that of
the winding-up commission.
VICTORY FOR MISSIONARY.
Charges Against the Rev. Mr. Morri?
son, in Congo, Withdrawn.
Leopoldvllle, Belgium, Congo, Sept.
22.?The charges brought against the
Rev. W. W. Morrison, an American
missionary, by one of the Congo Con?
cession Companies, which has a mo?
nopoly of rubber gathering in the Ka
sall region, have been withdrawn, but
the plaintiffs reserve the right to
bring suit later for damages. The
Rev. W. H. Sheppard, another Amer
'can missionary, has been sued for
$6,000 by the same company for "ca
luminous denunciation," the suit be?
ing based on an article which appear?
ed in the Kaaali Herald. Judgment in
this case will be rendered on Octo?
?Not a minute should be lost when
a child shows symptoms of croup.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy given
as soon as the child becomes hoarse,
or even after the croupy cough ap?
pears, will prevent the attack. Sold
by W. W. Sibert.
A cargo of sardines valued at $40,
000. is en route to Charleston from
HEALTH AND BEAUTY AID.
?Cosmetics and % lotions will not
clear your complexion of pimples and
blotches like Foley's Orino Laxative,
for indigestion, stomach and liver
trouble; and habitual constipation.
Cleanses the system and is pleasant
to take. Slbert's Drug Store.
Mrs. Laura Win man, who made
the llr^t bandages for use in the Con
federate army, is dead at her home
Go With a Rush.
?Tie demand for that wonderful
Rtomeohi Liver and Kidney cur??. Dr.
King's New Life Pills?is astounding.
Slbert's Drug Store say they nevei
saw 'he like. Its because they never
fall to cure Sour Stomach,' Consttpn
tion, Indigestion. Biliousness, Jaun?
dice, Sick Headache. Chills and Ma.
?aria. Only 25c. Sibert's Drug Store.
Mrs. E. C. Everbeck has won the
prise offered by the Massachusetts
Society of Beekeepers for the best
?Don't waste your money buying
plasters when you can get a bottle of
Chamberlain's Liniment for twenty
five cents. A piece of flannel damp?
ened with this liniment is superior to
any plaster for lame back, pains In
the side and chest, and much cheaper.
Sold by W. W. Sibert.
"Men may come, and men may go,"
The Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Goes on forever.
For sixty-six years The Mutual Life
Insurance Co. has met every ohliga
tion promptly and satisfactorily.
Do not delay?now Is the time to
I. M. LORYEA, Special Agent.
Clarendon and Sum tor Counties,
THE MUTUAL LIFE INS. CO.
of Now York,
Manning, 8. C.
J. E. McFaddln, S. I. Till,
Agt. Sardinia. Agt. Manning.
"The Koad to Sucre**,
has many obstructions, but none
so desperate as poor health. Success
today demands health but Etecinc
Bitten is the greatest health build?
er the world has ever known. It
compels perfect uction of stomach,
liver, kidneys, bowels, purifies and
enriches the blood and tones and in?
vigorates the whole system. Vigorous
body and keen brain follow their use.
You can't afford to slight Electric
Bitters if weak, run-down or sickly.
Only ?0c. Guaranteed by Sibert's
Emilio Lughi, of Milan, who broke
the world's running record for 700
yards is to be added to the I'tt of
Italian athletes who are discrediting
the ridiculous talk about Latin de
?Your complexion as well as your
temper Is rendered miserable by a
disordered liver. By taking Chamber
Iain's Stomach and Liver Tablets you
can Improve both. Sold by W. W.
Not missing a presidential vote
since the election of Martin Van Bu?
ren, and not voting any but the Dem?
ocratic ticket during all that time, is
the record of Judge A. J. Thompson,
ninety-four years old, of Montrose,
A Hurry Up Call.
?Quick! Mr. Druggist?Quick!?n
box of Bucklen's Arnica Salve?Here's
a quarter?Far the love of Moses,
hurry! Baby's burned himself, ter?
ribly?Johnnie cut his foot with the
axe?Mamie's scalded?Pa can't walk
from piles?Billle has boils?and my
corns ache. She got it and soon cured
all the family. Its the greatest heal?
er on earth. Sold by Sibert's Drug
With every fresh transatlantic rec?
ord the traveling public are educated
further away from the idea of slow
speed in thick weather for safety.
What was slow for a twelve-knot
steamer is practically a stop for a
twenty-first knot ship, but while the
ships maintain their speed the rules
in regard to slowing down still re?
main "in force."
Night on Raid Mountain.
?On a lonely night Alex. Benton of
Fort Edward, N. Y., climbed Bald
Mountain to the home of a neighbor,
tortured by Asthma, bent on curing
him with Dr. King's New Discovery,
that had cured himself of asthma
This wonderful medicine soon reliev?
ed and quickly cured his neighbor
Later it cured his son's wife of a ?e (
vere lung trouble. Millions beHeve
its the greatest Throat and Lung cure
on Earth. Coughs, colds, croup, hem?
orrhages and sore lungs are surely
cured by it. Best for hay fever, grip
and whooping cough. 50c and $1.00.
Trial bottle free. Guaranteed by Si?
bert's Drug Store.
Is Pleasant and Effective
Constipation, Stomach and
by stimulating these organs and
restoring their natural action.
Is best for women and chil?
dren as ORINO does not gripe
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The Kind You Have Always Bought, und which has been
in ose for over 80 years, has borne the signature of
and has been made under his per*
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What is CASTORIA
Oastoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil,
goric, Drops and Boothing Syrups. !ft is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium? Morphine nor other Karcotio
substance. Its age is its guarantee. Xt destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea?The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTOR IA ALWAYS
Bears the Signature of
The Kind You Haie Always Bought1
In Use For Over 30 Years.
TU? ??NTAUH I
TT MURRAY RTRtrr, H? VOR? Crr?.
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5 W. Liberty St. Sumter, S. C.
Pure Drugs and Medicines,
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AX AEROPLANE EN FLIGHT
is always a source of preat interest
to the public, and where to get the
highest quality of doors, sash, blind?
etc., at the lowest prices interest'
those abo&t to build in Sumter. The
hitfh quality of our materials will ap?
peal to builders when '.hey learn our
prices and \ret estimate for their en?
tire building from
The Sumter Joor. Sash & Blind Factug
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THERE WILL BE A ROLLER FLOUR MILL IS SUMTER BY JAN. 1910.
BEST LIVERY IN SUMTER.
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