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CIAL COHHESIM >\ DENTS.
Rents of Interest From all nuts of
Kumtt r ami Adjoining Counties.
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W EDGE FI ELD.
Wedgefield. Nov. 9.?Quite a num?
ber of our cltiesns went over to Sum?
ter last night to see President Taft.
Wher last seen he was still wearing
The slumps In the price of cotton
Is not worrying many of our planters
for the most of them sold as it was
gathered along through the fall.
The Santee Baptist Association
meets with the Baptist church heic
this week, commencing Thursday and
lasting through Sunday.
Rev. D. A. Lewis, of Columbia is
spending a few days here with
Tlndal. Nov. 9 ?Mrs. John F. In?
gram died at her home In this neigh?
borhood on Thursday of last week
and was burled at Bethel church on
Mr. W. L Osteen spent several
days at the State fair in Columbia
Mr. R. H. Broadway spent Sunday
Privateer, Nov. 9.?CottDn Is about
all picked, ginned and sold. The far?
mers are a little late in planting oats
but there seems to be some Increase
In acreage over last year's planting.
Miss Howl, of Manning, and Miss
Chandler, of Sumter. spent the week's
and at Mr. Ben Bradham's.
Miss Ines Wells is vHltlng in
Mrs. 8. A. Harvln Is visiting In
Miss Katie Furman. of Sumter, is
visiting at Dr. R. B. Furman's.
Mr. Banyan Harvln has bought the
old Pipkin's place, and will move In
SgVPt. Nov. 10.?We have been
having fine weather to pick cotton
for the past two weeks, but unfortu?
nately the mont of the cotton has been
picked and sold. A few farmers are
holding their cotton for higher prices.
Most farmers have planted oats.
Mr. L A. White has gone to Cam
The box supper at Smlthvllle last
Frida/ evening was quite a success.
Several from this place attended
the fair at Columbia last week.
Messrs. Lawrence White and James
Jenkins, of Rembert, spent Saturady
night at this place.
Mr. John McCutchen and sister,
Miss Belle. 0f Smlthvllle. and Miss
Nlta iticLeod, of Rembert. were pleas?
ant callers In this section Saturday
Mr. J. K. Rlchbourg spent last Fri?
day In Camden.
Mrs. J. W. Gibson, of Blshopville.
spent a few days of last week with
her father, Mr. J. W. Weldon of this
Mr. J. F. McCasklll went to Blsh?
Mr. J. R. McLeod was In Camden
There is quite a crowd expected at
Smlthvllle tomorrow. A rally day has
been set up and all of the members
and as many visitors as can come
will be welcomed. Several speakers
have promised to be there. A new
church will soon go up where the old
one now stands. It Is hoped that soon
old St. John's church will be renewed
both spiritually and temporally.
Miss Irene Weldon Is spending a
few days with relatives at Blshopvlle.
The health of the community Is
very good?no sick to report.
Mas. Nov. li.?This section has
been unusually favored during the
last week by the meeting Of severnl
Th?- M irrnony Pre<1.\t??ry at Olan
ta, the quarterly conference at Shi
loh. the Santee Association convened
at Bethel last week, at which the
Baptist Theological Seminary, Louis?
ville. Ky.. Baptist Courier. State Mis?
sions Aged Mnlsters, Cannon Street
Baptist ?'hur-h. I'harbston. wereiap
igStnted by I >r S A. <m\\\\, I |. A. J
S TIktu.is. Dr. ?'. ('. Rr<>wii, Dr.
Derleux. Rev. A. J. Nellson.
Today the Fiona \ it i.>m
gseetJ with Sardls church, which is
only a few miles away. The comln
together of so many cultured Chris
tlun workers should he a great im?
petus and inspiration to be more
zeal ?um and thorough, but there stil!
rem kin those who ItVl in walki: ?-;
distance (even If they did not own
fat horses and multl) ol our leading
chu'ches. who do not attend Sunday
school, who perhaps, attend prtOOh
Ing once or twice in six month!, Who
neither know or care for the plan of
Several from this section saw and
hea'd President Taft in Florence
Moi day. Also several went to Char
I leiton Qala wetk and to Columbia to
> the fait.
Mrs. Neavet of North Greenville, la
pending iome time with her daugh
< tor, Mrs. Ii. K. Truluck.
I Mr. A. J. Qoodman ami nieces, Miss
Leila and Miss Mary Beck Burgess,
?pent hist Thursday in Timmonsville.
Mr. J. Ci Truluck ami son, John
Mac was in Florence Monday.
Mr. Cal. Tomlin3on and Miss Car?
rie Lovett were married last Thurs?
day at 12 p. m. at the home of and
by Rev, B. K. Truluck.
Miss Ferris and Mis- iTivie Brock
Inton are teaching the Bethel school.
Miss Annie Chandler la teachlngthe
Hay Road school.
Mr. J. K. Stewart died after a long
illness, last Sunday, and was buried
at Bethel Tuesday. The funeral ser?
vices being pi rformed by ths pastor,
Rev. B. K. Truluck.
Bad colds are pervalent.
Tin residence oi. Mrs. M. P. Howell
In Walterboro was partially destroy?
ed by fire.
Tin work Of paving Main street in
Qreenville is under way. it is said
the cost will he about 146,000. Of
this amount, the Ghreenvllle Traction
Company w il pay one-fourth, it is ex
pected, and the property owners
along the street will pay a fourth, the
City paying the remaining half. The
proportion that the owners of prop?
erty will pay is $2.60 per front foot.
The places at the intersection of
streets will be paid lor by the city.
The money for this work wil be rais?
ed by a bond issue.
Fire broke out in Gregory Broth?
els' store in Rock Hill Sunday morn?
ing about 4 o'clock and completely
gutted the establishment before being
subdued. The New York Ten-Cent
Store next door is damaged by smoke
and water, as is Davis' store on the
Rev. T. W. Sloan, D. D., pastor of
the First Presbyterian church of
Greenville, in a sermon scored the po?
lice of that city and charged the of
?ceri with neglect of duty.
THESE are great times we're living in; the mystery of aerial
navigation seems to be just on the edge of being solved; a
few years more and well be traveling through the air with as
much unconcern and security as we now travel on a railroad train.
Progress seems to be the dominant idea of the times; new discoveries, new triumphs of science;
new wonders all along the line. But when you come to clothes?and we ail have to come to clothes
every day, and probably will for a good many years?when you come to clothes you'd better come here
and get into a
Hart Schaffner & Marx
fine suit and overcoat. No matter what discoveries may be made in science, no matter how many men
get to the North Pole or the South Pole, you'll never find better clothes than these.
We sell them; they're all wool; they are perfectly tailored; they're the very latest discovery in
correct style qn? they fit.
Hart Schaffner & Marx
From $20 to $32.50.
Overcoats and Suits of other good makes,
$6.50 to $30.
John B. Stetson Hats,
$3.50 to $5.
Hawes Von Gal Hats,
Royal Limited Hats,
$3 to $4.
Eclipse Negligee and
$1 and $1.50.
Cluett, Peabody & Co.'s Negligee and
Dress Shirts. $1 and $1.50.
Duofold Underwear, $1, $1.25 and $2.50
Jas R. Reiser Neckwear 50c, $1, $1.50
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
Phone 166, Sumter, S. C
This store is the home of Hart Schaffner & Marx Clothes.