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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5. 1910.
Botered at the Powtodlcc at Sumter. S.
Ch a* Second Close Matter.
Miss Armlda Moses left Friday for
New berry on a visit to Miss Marguer?
ite Crom sr.
Mrs. John L. Alnut left Saturday
for Boardman. N. C. where she will
sir Fraeer Ntyle accompanied by
hie wife and children of Sumter, 8.
C , are visiting at the home of Mrs.
Annie Neyle.?Walterboro News.
Mr. J. Singleton Moore, of State
borg. le the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Nannie Moore, Is visiting Mr
ond Mrs. Deveaux Moore.
Mr. McKenzie Moore, who is at?
tending Clemson College is at home
for the holidays.
Mr. R. I. Manning returned Fri?
day morning from a trip to Rich?
Mr 5. H. Edmunds attended
the annual meeting of the State
Teachers' Association, In Columbia.
Misses Minnie Williamson and
Ermine Lachlcotte. of Columbia, are
vlalting Mr*. Archie China on Wash?
ington stre. t
Mv. John Flemmlng, of Blshop
vllle. has come to Sumter to live and
Will b? with DeLorme's Pharmacy.
' Mr. A. A. Brearly, of St. Charles,
wee In the city today.
Mr. LeRoy Wallace, of Charles?
ton, la In the city.
? Mf. Charlea McKagen, of Camdem
ts spending a few days In town.
Mr. Joseph Fromberg, of the Uni?
versity of S. C. la in the city to spend
a few days.
Mr. end Mra. 8. C. McKowen, re?
turned Friday night from Cheater.
Mr. David Lorlng. of Wilmington.
Si la the city.
8erg**ant Strochecker, of the Clta
dol. returned ato Charleaton this
morning arter a brief vialt to Dr.
and Mrs. J. C. Spann.
Mr. Henry I. Croaswell, of Colum
bls, is In the city visiting Messrs. A.
W. and John K. Cromwell.
Mr. Ed Oreen went to Orangeburg
on business Monday.
Messrs. B. K. D*Lorme and Alex?
ander Haynsworth returned to Fur
Mr. Clarence Dowry returned on
V nday from a vlalt to Savannah.
Mrs. Carroll, of the Furman facul?
ty, who haa been on a visit to Dr.
and Mrs. C. 8. Klngsmore, returned
to Greenville Monday.
Miss Alice Houghton, of Washing?
ton. D. C, is visiting Mra. W. B.
Miss Jennie Josey, of Waycross.
Oa., |a visiting Mhs Kathleen Hus?
Mrs. C. W. McGrew and children
have returned from a week's visit
to relatives in Orangeburg and Cal
Mr. Earneat Stafford haa returned
from a visit to Auguata.
Mr. Alfred DeLorme, returned to
Georgia Tech. Sunday morning.
Mr. R. L. Jackson, went to Lanes
on business Monday morning.
Mise Eugenia Fr?ser, of Ashland.
Vs.. Is on a visit to relatives In the
city and countr>.
Mr. T. Scott DuBose, of Mechan
Icsvllle, waa In the city Monday.
Messrs. W. 8. Boykln and C. J.
Galllard, of Dalxell were In town on
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Johnson have
returned from a visit to friends and
relatives at Congaree and Alken.
Bon. O. C. Scarborough, of Sum
merton. spent the day In town.
Mr. and Mrs. Falcke who were
the guests of Mrs. K. W. Molse, last
week returned to New York Sunday.
Mr. Frank M. Beckham, of Sa?
vannah Is In the city on business.
Mr. Warren Burgess returned to
the Medical College In Chariest ?II
Mr. M< K< Moore returned ' '
M i \.
Mr. Fr?ser Dick returned this
morning to Clemson
Miss FJanor Tavel returned to
Charleston Monday a. m., after a
short visit to b?r brother, Mr, "ini
Mrs. Bmma P, Dorn, wife of Mr.
Marion Dorn, of Bosoard, Mod on
Saturday morning of typhlod fgYOI
after an Illness of three week.". Tin*
funeral services were held at Beth 1
church Sunday morning. Mra. Dorn
ts aurvlved by her husband and eight
children. Mr. c. H. Dorr? of thlf .Ity
being among the number.
GREAT CLEARANCE SALE OF CLOTHING!
We Will on
Saturday, January 1,1910
Semi-Annual Clearance Sale
All Suits, Overcoats and Trousers for
Men, Boys and Children will be Closed
out at prices not exceeding ACTUAL
COST. Early choosing will be the best.
Nothing Will be Charged During This Sale
a.t Cvt Prices.
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
? m ?
Svimter, S. C
Mr. Lew R. Hoyt and Miss Xlvet
ta Jordan were married Saturday
afternoon at the home of the bride's
parents, Dr. and Mrs. L, B. Jordan,
of Benntttsville. Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt.
Immediately following the ceremony,
boarded the afternoon train for this
city, where they were enteretalned at
supper by Mr. W. M. Graham, Mr.
Hoyt's uncle. They left on the 9:30
o'clock train for Jacksonville, Fla.,
where Mr. Hoyt holds an Important
position with the Seaboard Air Line.
Mrs. Hoyt Is well known In this city
and has many friends here, having
fr*..,uently visited her sister, Mrs. T.
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. Ii.
Jones, of Jordan, S. C. Sunday af?
ternoon at 7:15 o'clcok, their daugh?
ter, Francis E., was united in mar
rlage with Mr. C. L. Land, of Gree
leyvllle, S. C. The marrlau ? was
I v?*ry quiet and happy affair. Mr.
and Mrs. Land left for a pleasant trip
and will be at their home in Greeley
vllle after a few days. Miss Francis
E. Jones was one of Jordan's most
popular young ladles and her many
friends wish her a long and pros?
perous life. Mr. Land, one of Gree
leyvtlle'a popular young business
men, Is to be congratulated for his
gooi fortune. The happy young
couple have the best wishes of their
THE STANDARD OIL CASE.
Attorneys for Government Ask That
March 1 be Set for First Argument.
Washington, Jan. 3.?The case of
the government vs. the Standard Oil
company, involving an effort ?>n tin
part of the government to have the
company dissolved as a trust under
|hi Sherman anti-trust law was pre?
sented to the supreme court of the
I'nltd Stotel tn a preliminary way
today on a motion to advance the
It. iring. The motion was presented
b) Solicitor OOUtrOl BOWSrs and was
eoncurred In by the opposition, Tin y
ill ed to have Meieh l designated aa
the time for the hearing. The court
to..k the req nest uiub-r advisement.
?'ailing attention to the fact that
the pen Is one Of the kind for the
? ipendltiug of which the act of
lift provided, the attorney general
and evllcttor general say "it Involves
QU4 Itlon of grave public interest ?f?
fet ting Industrial combinations un?
der the act of 1890," and. they add,
"Its early determination Is very de?
THE PIANO CONTEST. I
GREAT HONES OFFER FOR THE
MONTH OF JAN VARY.
Opportunity Offered Contestants to
Increase There Total by Securing
New Sub**cril?ers?The Candidate
Who Wins the Piano Will be the
One Who Secure-, the Largest
Number of Subscriptions ? The
Work is Easy and the Returns Are
The contestants in the Piano and
Gold Watch contest who will take
the lead and win the prizes will be
those who make an active and en?
ergetic canvass amongst their friends
and acquaintances for subscriptions
to the Watchman and Southron?this
is the work that counts heaviest and
that piles up the votes rapidly.
Every dollar paid in on new sub?
scriptions or paid In advance by old
subscribers counts for 200 votes, just
double the number of votes for each
dollar paid on advertising or job
printing. The contest was inaugur?
ated primarily for the purpose of ob?
taining new subscriber! and to arouse
Interest in an energetic subscrip?
tion campaign and for thifl reason
more votes are given for subscrip?
tions than for advertising or Job
printing. While we afS* glad to re?
ceive orders for advertising and job
printing through the efforts of the
contestants, it is to their interest and
to ours that they concentrate their
efforts on obtaining lubscrlptions, and
to encourage them to put forth re
n. wed efforts WS make the following
extraordinary liberal offers. To
ta< li contestant who secures and
pays for Ons Hundred (100) new
?Ubscribsrs to the Watchman and
Southron on or before February 1st
UTS uiv. a bonui Of 20,000 votes in
addition to th<- 80,000 regular votes.
For additional ?UbSCrpitlOM OV )V
and above 100, bonus votei will be
given at the same rate.
To each contestant securing Fifty
<r.O) n?w subscriptions to th<>
Watchman and Bouthron on or be?
fore February l^t, a bonui of 9,
500 votes win be given,
To each contestant securing Twen
ty-flve (25) new ?ubscriptloni to th<
Watchman and Southron on or be
fore February ist. a bonui of 4,
100 VOtSI will !>? given.
To each contestant securing Fii*
Isen < 1..) now ?ubscriptloni to th<
Watchman and Southron on or be
fore February 1st, a bonus Of 2,
To each contestant securing Thir
ty (30) new subscribers to the Daily
Item on or before February 1st, a
bonus of 20,000 votes will be given.
For Twenty-five (25) new subscrib?
ers, a bonus of 16,000 votes will be
For Twenty (20) new subscribers,
a bonus of 13,000 votes will be given.
For Fiftefn (15) new subscribers,
a bonus of 8.500 votes will be given.
For Ten (10) new subscribers, a
bonus of 6,000 votes will be given.
The bonus offer applies strictly
and exclusively to new subscribers
to the Watchman and Southron or
For advance payments by old sub?
scribers a liberal bonus, amounting to
one-half the regular number of
votes, tha-: is to say 100 votes bonus
on each dollar paid in will be allow?
ed in addition to the regular 20^
v>tes for each dollar paid, where
contestants secure advance payments
from 20 or more Watchman and
Southron subscribers or six or more
Daily Item subscribers during the
month of January.
This month will be the harvest
season in this subscription campaign
and this liberal bonus offer will en?
able the contestants to add largely
t?. the number of votes to their
^ee or write to all your friends and
get your friends to see or write to
all their friends, asking them to sub
icrlbe to the Watchman and South?
ron or the Daily Item, and give you
thfl benefit of their votes.
There are a thousand or more
head! of families in Sumter and ad?
joining conntie? who are not now
subscribers to a Sumter newspaper
and these subscribers can be secured
if the effort Is made. They need a
newspaper and the Watchman ami
Southron, published Semi-Weekly, is
the best county paper published in
the state for $1.50 a year.
By Induotng your friends and
! Ighborf to subscribe you will be
doing them a service that they will
appreciate and thank you f<?r
throughout the year.
The Piano Contest.
The ballots in the Piano voting
contest are beginning to come In ami
Hi.- contestants are getting down t<>
real work soliciting subscriptions,
the work that counts most in piling
up tin- votes. The record to date
Mis- Teresa Chandler.10,581
Miss Ullis Josephin.. MeCol
Miss Eleanor Wallace. 8,355
Mr. Raymond StanclU.17,315
Mrs. Florence Shields Thomp?
Miss Christine Garhardt.. . .1,390
Miss Julia Welch. 3,040
Mis:. Luclle Baker. 1,050
Miss Inez Wells. 1,720
Miss Edna Hughson. 50,260
Miss Mazie ?McLeod. 1,4 50
Miss Nell Barwick. 1,010
Miss Virginia DuRant. 1,025
Miss Katy Gaillard. 1.025
TO PUSH EDUCATION.
Summary of Eei>ort by the State Su?
perintendent ? Marked Progress
Has Been Made During the Past
There hns been marked progress
in education in the State during the
past year, and the summary of the
recommendations of the State super?
intendent of education. Mr. Swearin
gen, is of interest. Mr. Swearin
gen has made known that he will re?
commend the following:
1. An appropriation of $100,000
to the free public schools, to be dis?
tributed among the school districts
of the State, levying a special tax
of not less than two mills, the maxi?
mum allowed any district to be
$100, and in no case to ex *eed the
the amount raised by local taxation.
2. The removal of the 5 per cent,
limb; restricting to $3,000 the
amount of state aid given any coun?
ty for high school purposes.
3. An appropriation of $6.000 to
provide for the establishment of
four agricultural schools 'n suitable
communities offering a school farm
of not less than 25 acres.
4. The enactment of a general
statute, placing on the same basis
of preparation, value and award all
scholarships maintained in state col?
5. The establishment In Winthrop
College of 42 scholarships to be
awarded young women having one
year's actual teaching experience,
and provision for 124 scholarships in
the normal department of the uni?
??. The re-establishment ??f th?
stats summer school for teachers,
7. Revision of the present system
of examination and certification of
teaeht is and the appointment of ?
state board of examiners.
s. A four-year term for county
superintendents of education in the
l*i counties where the term is now
two years, and an Increase In the
salaries of these officers,
Library appropriations for the
scholastic instead of the fiscal year.
10. The appointment of an cdu
cational commission to revise, cc
rect and amend the general sehe
law and report in January, 1911.
The following tracts of land were
sold at auction by Master E. C.
63 2-3 acres, Arabalh. P. Moses vs.
J. M. Geddings; bought by Lee &
Molse, attorneys, $120.
Two tracts, 19 and 39 1-2 acres
respectively, Cecile F. Schwerin vs.
Elsie Durant, bought by Lee &
! Molse, attorneys, $50 for each tract.
14 1-2 acres, Eugene M. Parier vs.
Minnie Summersett, bought by Kate
78 9-10 acres, John K. Crosswell,
\s. Eliza Jackson, bought by L.
I). Jennings, attorney, $50.
Two lots In City of Sumter, I. C.
Mrauss vs. Thomas Levan, bought by
Lee & Moise, attorneys, 37.50 each.
One lot, Rebecca H. Moise vs. Cor?
inthian Lodge, boupht by Lee &
Moise, attorneys, $61.
Two lots, Emma L. Sampson vs.
Sarah Eliza Emily Wilson et al,
bought by Lee & Molse for $50, and
one by Emma L. Sampson for $900.
One lot, R. H. Moise vs. Logan Du?
rant, boupht by D. D. Moise. attor?
One lot. Ulrica Dinkins vs. Max?
ime Cooper, bought by L. D. Jen?
nings, attorney, $2 5.
Three tracts, 10 acres, 248 1 -10
acres and (Of acr.s. H. J. Harby et
al vs. A. S. Find; tract No. 1 bought
by J. H. Clifton, $705; tract Xo. 2
j boupht by Marion Moise, $75; tract
Xo. 3 bought by Lee & Moise, $100.
Governor Ansel has appointed Dr.
Walter Chcyne and Health Officer
E. I. Reardon as delegates to repre?
sent South Carolina at the big con?
ference for the eradication of the
Hook Worm disease, to be held at
Atlanta, Ga., January ISth and 19th.
Dr. E. S. Rooth, president of the
Sumter lioard of Health, has been
appointed by the f ity OOWMM to rep?
resent the city of SumtiT at the
If you want a fine piano or a gold
watch, or if you have a frtend who
wants either get Into the Voting Con?
test we art conducting.
All is lost that is poured into a
AU art Is an Imitation of nature.?