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A Money Saving Opportunity!
Here's a money making and a money saving investment. No element of speculation
about it. Invest your money in good clothes while the bottom is out of the market.
$25.00 Suits and Overcoats, now only
20.00 Suits and Overcoats, now only
16.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
$12.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
10.00 Suits and Overcoats, now only
7.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
$8.50 Knickerbocker Suits, now only $6 00
7.50 Knickerbocker Suits, now only 5.00
6.00 Knickerbocker Suits, now only 4.00
5.00 Knickerbocker Suits, now only 3.50
4.00 Knickerbocker Suits, now only 2.75
3.50 Knickerbocker Suits, now only 2.25
$8.00 Men's Trousers, now only $5.50
7.00 Men's Trousers, now only 4.50
6.00 Men's Trousers, now only 4.00
5.00 Men's Trousers, now only 3.50
4.00 Men's Trousers, now only 2.75
3.00 Men's Trousers, now only 2.00
2 50 Men's Trousers, now only 1.75
2.00 Men's Trousers, now only 1.37
1.50 Men's Trousers, now only I QO
$1.50 Boy's Knickerbocker Pants, now $1.15
1.25 Boy's K kerbocker Pants, now .87
1.00 Boy's Knickerbocker Pants, now .75 i
.75 Boy's Knickerbocker Pants, now .60
50c. Men's Heavy Fleeced-Lined Underwear, now only 40c.
50c. Men's Heavy Ribbed Undewear, now only - - 40c.
$1.00 Wright's Health Undderwear, now only
25c. Boys' Underwear, now only - - -
Nothing will be charged at Cut Price Sale. Our Clearance Sale will continue until January 22.
THE D. J. CHANDLER CLOTHING CO.
S\imter, S. C.
ttbt Matrum aub ^ouibroit
MTUftOAY, JANUARY 22, Iii?.
ad at the Possesses at gimsior, &
L. I. Parrott?Notice. ,
H. L B. Welle?Attorney at Law.
T. B. Jenkins?New 1910 Models.
A. A. Strauss it Co.?Getting Busl
The Hopkins Optical Co.?Specta?
cles and Eye Glasses.
Uuet Oov. Thos. G. McLeod, of
Btshopvllle. was In the city Tuesday.
sir. Chas. L? Cuttlno epent Mon?
day In Columbia on business.
Mr. C. M. Hurst returned Monday
from Richmond, where he has been
for the past wsek with his son, Mr.
Claude E. Hurst, who is in a Rich?
mond hospital for treatment. The
latter Is Improving steadily and will
be able to return home In a short
Messrs. Edwin snd Dalilel Hedder
wlck, of Glasgow, Scotland, have re?
cently moved to this country and
have come South to learn the cotton
business. They are at present locat?
ed at Mr. Ja?. F. Glsnn's office.
Supervisor P. M. Pitts pnd County
Commissioner E. T. Mima WSttt to Co?
lumbia Tuendas t. attend the good
Mrs. P. M. Parrott wen*, to Man?
ning Wednesday morning.
Mise Mahnt Parrutt went to Dar?
lington .?n a \ l-.it Wednesday.
Mrs. c; I s.arbotough of Darling?
ton la on a \L-dt to her sister. Mrs. 11.
Mr. Uobert Edens, of Os\iego, ??as
In the city Wednesduy.
Mr. T. C< CntllaCJ went t? Algol*
Wsdnesday on business.
Mr. B. M. Cooper, of Wl.-ucky. s/ai
in the i itv NV. dm- day.
Mr*. Koh.i S'rau? ?> has just return?
ed ft.?m a fSjU to Columbus, Miss.
Mrs. Armlneus Wright, and little
ftVrpMs Wright l>a\.K of Atlanta, an
visiting Mrs. Jos. M. Chandler.
Mr. Frank Burgess, or Manning.
WSS In town Thursday.
Vits Marie Imltunt wen: to Hish
"pvllle Thursday on a visit for
two weeks, locompanled by Mrs. B.
Frank Kelly, who has be n visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Du
Mr. V. C. Dibble, who represents
In South Carolina the well known
publishing house of Rand, McNally
A Co., of Chicago, is in the city on
Mrs, R. S. Hood went to Blshop
vllle Thursday to attend the mar?
riage of Mr. Louis DesChamps and
Miss Tyson English.
Mies Mamie Nelson,, daughter of
Mrs. M. 8. Nelson, died at the home
f her mother on Church Street at
2:30 o'clock Tuesday after several
weeks illness. The funeral was
held at the Church of the Holy
Cross, Stateburg on Thursday.
Fire Tuesday Morning;.
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About 4 a. m. Tuesday morning an
alarm was turned In. first from box
33 and later 34 was turned in. The
reel wagons answered the first call
and discovered a tenant house at 208
Bartlette street on Are. The flames
were .checked only after the roof had
been burned. The amount of loss Is
not known, or the origin of the Are.
Fire Wednesday Night.
About 8:30 p. m., Wednesday an
alarm was turned in from box 35 at
the foot of Main street. When the
Are department reached the box It
was learn?d from Yard Master Sing
that a box car on the yards was on
flre, and would be brought to the
crossing. The lire was extinguished
however without the aid of the Art
The bleycls thief Is still on hli Job.
Mr. I*, i?. Jennings lost g wheel on
Tuesday t inht. it being taken from
In front of his Ohlei On North Main
The. popular New Ytar resolution
in Qeorgis is "reiolved thai the pro?
hibition la v shall not be taken seri?
ously." iboutsvtlle Court) r-Journal.
Sanitary conditions iu Berlin have
so Iroprovi d in thirty years that the
average lift of n citizen is now nine
jrears longer than it was then, it is
.lust received ? car of Uns Mules,
Hin' rar of horses (IM head), will
arrive Friday evening, list,
Mr. C. H. Barrlneau Painfully But
Not Seriously Injured In Automo?
Mr. C. H. Barrlneau, an employe of
the Sumter Telephone Mfg. . Co..
while returning home Wednesday p.
m., from his work on his bicycle was
struck by Mr. Ed Haynsworth's au- j
tomobile at the corner of. Main and j
Calhoun streets and rendered uncon- ]
c'ous for several hours. The acci-1
dent, from what can be learned was
purely unavoidable. Mr. Haynsworth,
seeing that he was going to strike
Mr. Barrlneau, shut off his ? engine
and put on the emergency brake as
quickly as possible. Mr. Barrlneau
received two or three painful gashes
on the head, and his shoulders were
badly bruised. He was carried to the
Sumter Hospital and Is resting as
well as could be expected today. His
injuries are not considered serious.
WHOLESALE BICYCLE STEALING
Eight of the Wheels Stolen Here
Recently, Found In Florence.
There being grounds for suspicion
that Florence was the base of opera?
tion of the bicycle thieves who have
been operating In Sumter for the past
several months. Mr. H. L. Tisdale, the
hlcyble dealer and repairer, who
knows by sight practically all of
the wheels that have been stolen,
went over to Florence Thursday
to make a quiet Investigation. Within
a few hours after his arrival he tele?
phoned Chief of Police Bradford
that he had found eight wheels that
had been stolen in this city. He also
Informed the Chief that the parties
having the win els In their pos?
session refused to give thehl up. He
saM that among the wheels found
were those stolen from Messrs. L. D.
Je'nntngs, R, h. Epps, R, j, Bland
and w. B, Boyle.
Messrs. Jennings and Bpps went
to Florence that afternoon, and
they will make it hot for the thieves
if they can be located. In any e\ >nl
the people who now have the stolen
wheels win be called on to tell where
they got them.
Sunflower seeds are used as food
bj Russian peasants; the bulk of the
crop is used for feeding animals The
crop for 1908 amounted to 576.000
tons. The suntlower seed oil is u^' 1
for coo kim:.
Grief borders on the extreme of
PYTHIAN LODGE NEWS.
Cecil (H. Wilson, D. D. G. C, Pays Of?
ficial Visits to Several Lodges.
Cecil H. Wilson, D. D. G. C, K. of
P. made official visits to the following
lodges last week.
On Tuesday, in company with P.
C, Julius L. McCallum, he made the
trip through the country to Summer
ton in the fine new car of the latter
and was received by that lodge with
The new officers were instilled and
other work done, after which a boun?
tiful supper of oysters?stew and fry
?was served, which was followed by
some unusually bright, interesting
and instructive talks, all of which
made the evening a very enjoyable
On Wednesday evening he visited
the lodge at Lynchburg, again in?
stalling new officers and feasted on
the best barbecue he ever ate. Each
knight had brought a lady with him
and their presence added much to the
pleasure of the evening.
Thursday evening P. C. McCallum,
again placed his machine and his ser?
vices at the disposal of the Deputy
Grand Chancellor, and with Knights
S. M. McLeod and James Bryan, paid
an official visit to Mamille Lodge No,
The Rank of Page was most im?
The annual banquet was served,
short talks were made by a number
of those present and the evening, to
guests and h >s*s alike, was a w.y
Two thousand dollars a year for
each acre, in char profits, arc wrest?
ed from the soil in certain parts of
Mexie ?. The large profits come from
the li ter plant. Thii fiber Is worth
from ten cents to fifteen cents per
pound, when ready for the market,
and over a thousand pounds are rais?
ed to each acre. The two thousand
dollars per acre Is In Mexican money.
Professor Benjamins Rlnaldi pub?
lishes in the Corrlere delle Maestre,
'?f Milan, an Interesting statistical
study of elementary education in
Italy, School teachers are the worst
paid public servants in Italy. Tic ii
pay averages from thirty-seven to
forty-six cents a day.
Some Democrats complain that
Champ Clark is too humorous for a
leader, <>ne would suppose there
couldn't be too much Mark Tapley
Ism in that Job.?Boston Herald.
TO RELEASE COUNTY BOARDS.
BIU to be Prepared to Abolish Dis?
pensary Commissions in Dry Coun?
Columbia, Jan. 18.?As a result of
a conference held this afternoon by
legislative representatives from sev?
eral of the counties that voted
against the sale of whiskey last Au?
gust, the board of control in those
counties may soon be dismissed. A
hill to this effect will be drawn up
and presented to the legislature for
action. The proposition will also be
embodied in the bill that one com?
missioner shall be named In each of
the counties to take charge of the
funds and arrange for the further
winding up of the affairs of the coun?
ty dispensaries in the now dry coun?
ties. This commissioner would draw
a nominal salary for his service.
Senator Black, of Bamberg, to?
night explained the object of such a
measure. He stated that in nearly
all the counties that went dry the
funds have been tied up. at least a
portion of the funds, In claims of
whiskey houses, and in three or four
of the counties all stock has not been
disposed of. This means that under
the Act of 1900 the county boards
must remain in office, said Act pro?
viding that the boards shall stay in
office until the final settlement of the
dispensaries affairs. It is further ex,-*
planned that the expenses of keeping1
these boards in office is too much for
the several counties. In round num?
bers each of these members of coun?
ty boards draw $400 a year, making
$1.200 per year In each of the coun
ti s. The Abbeville board has re?
signed voluntarily, it is state!, and
the amount Involved in fourti ? n
counties would be $11,800 per year.
This doel not Include the expense
of clerk of the board, which expense
varies in different C unities, being St
high at $100 in some of thecounties.
Of course, there are other incidental
expenses in keeping the boards In of?
The funds in several counties have
been lied up to secure the overjudg
ments of the state dispensary wind
lng-up commission, it It stated that
expenses In some counties might
reach the limit of going beyond the
amount Involved in the old claims,
for there is no telling when the whole
matter will be oul of the courts, it
is to relieve this situation that a bill
with be drawn. Senator Black stat
ed that in his county the expense
are heavy, and be added, "You can't
blame the memb< it of the board.
They are required to keep in hands
the funds and hold office until th
fairs are wound up. And you
blame a man from drawing a sal
It is felt that the expenses wi
practically done away with by the
appointment of a commissioner
der the bill for the several countb
Mr. Bruce L.yr.am, who has had
several bicycles stolen recently, laid
a trap for the thief last Monday and
almost succeeded in losing another
wheel with which he baited the trap.
The wheels which he lost were stolen
from in frmt of Levl Bros.' store,
and thinkir g it about time for the
bicycle thief to be looking for an?
other, so he borrowed Mr. W. H. Cut
tlno's wheel and -placing it on the
sidewalk in front of the store about
6.30 that evening he concealed him?
self inside Ihe store and kept watch
for the thie'. Th<? thief came as ex?
pected, but he seized the wheel and
was off wit a it sd quickly that Mr.
Lynam had hard work in overtaking
him. He n.ade a strenuous pursuit,
however, and pressed him so closely
that the nerro abandoned the wheel
in the rear of the Court House and
succeeded in making his escape. The
negro lost iis hat, but he has not
been identifed, although it is hoped
that he may yet le captured. He is
probably th? one who has stolen a
number of wheels within the past
few months and if be can be cap
tured and put on the gang, wheel
owners will feel easier.
A botanist In Chile has found a
plant on the mountains and table
lands which yields a good quality of
runb^r. It is claimed as a special
advantage that extracting the sap
1 does not injure the plant.
Prayer Is the key of the day and
the lock of the Bight.?French.
Xotlce is hereby uiven thr.t pur?
suant to a RtU+lutfosj of the Board
of Directors, it was determined to in?
crease the capital stock of Union
Brokerage Company to the sum of
seventy-five hundred dollars, and that
a stockholders' meeting be called to
consider such Resolution, to be held
on the l! n day of Fehruary, 1910,
at eleven o'clock A. M. at the office
<?f the said Corporation in the City of
The stockholders will take due No?
tice of said meeting.
L,. L PAR ROTT.