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BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2, VV H IT E GOODS SALE 4 m> mm S*T- m- i
One Special lot of Muslin
5 dozen at 10c, 6 dozen At 19c, 15 dozen at
26c, 7 dozen at 39c, 17 dozen at 50c, 4 dozen
5 dozen at 25c.
5 dozen at 25c, 5 dozen at 50c, 5 dozen at 59c,
10 dozen at 75c, 9 dozen at $1.00, 6 dozen at
$1.25, 3 dozen at $1.50, 2 dozen at #1.75, 1
dozen at $2.00.
10 dozen at 25c, 11 dozen at 50c, 5 dozen at
59c, 12 dozen at 75c, 9 dozen at $1.00.
5 dozen at 19c, 10 dozen at 25c, 8 dozen at
39c, 17 dozen at 50c, 4 dozen at 75c.
10 dozen at 5c, 5 dozen at 10c.
2,500 yds. Val Laces at 29c per dozen yds.
700 yds. Torchon Laces worth 5c, 7 l-2c, ?
and 10c, all at 5c yd.
300 yds. Torchon Tucked Lace, 7c to 10c, *v
3,000 yards Val and Round Thread Laces
5c to 10c values at 5c per yd. Buy now and
400 yds. wide Val Laces for underwear, 12c
to 15c quality at 10c.
500 yds. 27 in. flouncing, Sale price-39c
7 in. Insertion to match flouncing, at ... 19c.
Underwear for less Money than you can buy the Material for.
700 yds. 7 in edge, 5 in. Insertion, all on Sale
Our new Imported Shirt Waist Fronts and
Embroidered Flounces with bands to match
from 50c to $2.50, per yd., including these
with our entire line of Embroidery, at 1-4
off the regular price.
MERCERIZED WHITE GOODS AND
10c quality at 8c, 12 l-2c at 10c, 15c at 12
1- 2c, 20c at 16 2-3c, 25c at 21c, 30c at 23c,
35c at 27c.
DIMITIES AND NAINSOOKS.
10c quality in the-Sale at 8c, 12 1-2 at 10c,
15c*M2 l-2c, 20c at 16 2^3c.
15c value at 12 l-2c, 20c at 15c, 25c at 20c.
? PERSIAN LAWNS.
15c values at 12 l-2c, 18c at 15c, 20c at 16
2- 3c, 25c at 21c, 30c at 24c.
PRIDE OF THE WEST INDIA LINON.
For the Sale No. T at 9c, No. R at 12 l-2c.
No. A at 15c, No. D at 20c.
Fine quality India Linon worth 35c, at 27c.
FLAXON AND LINGERIE.
20c value, in the Sale for 16 2-3c, 25c for
21c, 30c for 24c.
40 INCH INDIA LAWN.
10c values at 8 1-3, 12 l-2c at 10c, 15c at
36 in. 12 l-2c Pajama Cloth, Sale price 10c
10c quality at 8c, 12 l-2c at 10c, 15c at 12
l-2c. . 4
10c quality at 8c, 12 l-2c at 10c, 15c at 12
l-2c, 20c at 16 2-3c, 25c at 21c.
25c \alue at 21c, 30c at 23c, 50c at 43c, 60c
at 48c, $1.00 at 85c.
50c, Sale price 45c, $1.00 at 82c, $1.25 at
95c, $2.25 at $1.75, $2.50 at $1.95.
SWISS AND LACE CURTAINS.
75c value, at 65c; $1.00 at 79c, $1.25 at 98c,
$1.50 at $1.25, $2.00 at $1.65.
1 Case 36 in. Poe Mill Long Cloth iX 9c
1 Case 36 in. Poe Mill Long Cloth at 10c,
1 Case 36 in. Poe Mill Cambric at 9c, Brand
1 Case 36 in. Poe Mill Cambric, at 10c,
The 75c kind at 65c, $1.00 at 82c, $1\26 at
98c, $1.50 at $1.19, $2.00 at $1.65, $2.00 at
$1.98, $3.00 at $2.38.
2,000 yds. fancy colored Batiste sold every?
where at 10c, Sale price.7 l-2c
1 Case Silk finish Zephyrs, 10c quality, at Sc
10c quality at 8c, 12 l-2c quality at .. . 10c
2,500 yds. solid colored Organdies, all shades,
150 Special 15c Towels at 10c, 75 Towels 25c
Suizene Silks, all evening colors, black l
white, worth 35c for.:
A Few Specials on Sale in Colored, American Shirting Prints at 5c. 75 Patterns in Utility Ginghams, the best 10c quality at 8c.
SHAW & McCOLLUM MER CO.
Don't miss the last and great?
est of all the White Goods
Sales of the season. : : : :
SUMTER, S. I
tbt Matebm;m m Mbron.
tATimOAY, JANUARY 29, 1919.
A. f*. Wood*?For Sale.
I \ Strauss?Try It on Tour Chickens
Shaw 4% MeCollum Her. Co.?
White Goods Sals.
Miss Jania Allen, of Florence. Is
yes guest of Mies Theo Orefff.
' ? ? ? f ?
Mr. J. M. Hearon, of Biahopville.
was in the city on business Tuesday.
Rev. H. H. Covington and family
went to Bennettsvllle Tuesday to
spend a few days with relatives.
Miss Manning, oj. Sfjartanburg. is
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Man
Mr. P. F. Pstton who has been In
the employ of the Osteen Publishing
Co. for sevsrsl years Is no longer con?
nected with that company or The
Rev. Wm. P. O'Donnell of Scfan
ton. Pa.. Is visiting his brother. Mr.
Mrs. W. C. Tower, who has been
visiting her dsughter. Mrs. Hobt Tes
ky. of Charleston, has returned.
Mr. W. C. Power. Jr.. of Philadel?
phia, la visiting his parents of this
The following persons of this city
Joined the legislative visitors to < "har
Iseton and went to that city for the
aay: Miss Susie LnYk. Miss Inez Mr
Cullough. Mrs. L. A. Atkinson. Mr.
W. O. Stubbs. Misses PauHns and
RUsabeth Dove. Miss Mom ta ? ?steen.
Mr. snd Mrs. H. <i. leteen and son.
. Mr Jas. F. Jervey. who had the
misfortune to fracture two of his rll?s
by a fall last week, and from v\bi- h
he was Isld up for several lays is
able to be out again.
Dr. If. A. Mood left Ol Tue Au]
night for Jacksonville. Fla., where he
will spend several weeks.
Dr. Walter t'heyne has gone to R.il
tlmore on business.
Mr. It. M. Cooper, of Wlsacky. went
to Baltimore on business Tuesday
The new hotel propostlon seems to
have been put to sleep.
A Coming Marriage.
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Invitations to the marriage of Miss
Ins* McCullough and f Dr. Jos. C.
Lanreon. have been issued by Dr. and
Mrs. C. P. Osteen. the marriage to
taks place at 4:10 p. m., February
fth at their reeldence. 224 East Lib?
erty street, this city. Mr. end Mrs.
Lawson will be at home. Darlington.
8. Cj after March 1st.
Last Thursday evening about 7
o'clock at the Methodist parsonage,
sweet and Impressive ceremony was
performed by Rev. M. W. Hook, r hen
he Joined in the holy .bonds of wed?
lock. Mr. Abe LeOrand Ardis and
Mine Annie Louise Lewis, only mem?
bers of the Immediate 'family being
present. Th bride was handsomsly
gowned In a tailor suit of Catabaw
serge, with grey furs and gloves to
match. Her hat was a large black
moire, trimmed in roses to match
suit. Her only ornament being a
crescent of peals, a gift of the groom.
Immediately after the ceremony,
the bridal party drove out to their
new home where friends and rela?
tives welcomed them amid showers of
rice and old shoes. Congratulations
and best wishes were extended to the
happy couple, after which, all were
invited In where a bountiful dinner
was served In courses. Violet was the
color used for decoration and each
guest received a bunch of the flowers
at their plates as a souvenir of the
enjoyable occasion. Several hours of
enjoyment were passed after which
the "Mystic Cake'' was cut.
Many nice and useful presents were
received. Mr. Ardls Is a highly es
teerne.l young man, and though! WCll
of by all his friends.
Miss be wig Wal a popular young
|a< f% and her charming Way! won her
Mr. Claude W Hursti Who WSM to
Richmond thret weeki ego for treat*
meat In a hospital i* Improving rap?
idly ari-i espectt tc return home with*
in the next ten days.
Ice trees at Pewfltntd spring*.
Kev. If. H. COVtngtOn Will conduct
services at St. Philip's church, Brad?
ford Springs, at It o'clock A. M..
Sunday, January 30th.
Pt Seed Irish Fotatoee, Genuine Red
Bliss Triumph and Irish Cobbler.
Very choice, now on hand for Sale.
O'Donnell & Co. 1-26-lt.
Fine Showing by City Farm and Fur
mer White's Salary Is Raised?
Tree and Park Commission and
Civic Leugne Clash as to Cutting
of Trees -More Trouble and Ex?
pense With Opera House.
Council held a regular meeting at
8 o'clock Tuesday evening. - .
Present: Mayor W. B. Boyle, Ald?
ermen: H. D. Barnett, Wm. Bult man,
P. P. Finn, R. F. Hayns worth, H." C.
Haynsworth. W. G. Stubbs and R, L.
Wright. Absent: Alderman J. R.
M. 8. I). Lucas representing the
Southern Bell Telephone Co. rquested
a reduction of their license on the
ground that they do not operate a
separate local exchange, but only in
connection with the Sumter Tele?
phone Exchange, and further for the
reason that they are restricted to
long distance ? business and do not
conduct a general telephone ex?
change. He, stated, however, that
their business Is conducted by their
own employes, not connected with
the local company. Council held
that the business being under sepa?
rate management constituted an "ex?
change" and declined to reduce the
Minutes of January 11th and 20th
were read and confirmed.
Mr. Finn for the Commissioners of
Public Works presented statement of
work for past three weeks as fol?
Repairing clay roads .... 22.00
Sewer trenches filled .... 8.00
Stable lot fence repaired . . . 1.00
Hauling hay. 4.00
Oarbage, r><4 loads. 88.50
Street sprinkling . . .' . . . 14.40
street sweeping. 35.40
Levelling and cleaning colored
school ground!. 24.80
Purdy st. clay work.so.73
Sick laborer. 13.50
Dingle St.. grading. 28.6*^
Church St.. repairs. 3.8?
Harby Ave., drains. 46.75
W. Liberty St.. cleaning and
S. Washington St., repairs. . . 2.00
Council St., repairs. 12.50
E. Hampton Ave., repairs. . . 6.00
X. Harvin St., cleaning . . . . 2.15
Cleaning leaves from streets . 4.50
No. men. 30; Carts. 0.
Mr. Finn also submitted farm re?
port showing $2,099 produce at a
cost of $513.50 and $1,585.50 net
profit. On Mr. II. C. Haynsworth's
motion the thanks of Cuncll were ex?
tended to Supt. of Streets White for
his excellent management of the
farm. Mr. Haynsworth stated that
the Committee of Public Works had
for some time Mr. White's request
for an Increase of salary before them,
and recommended that his pay be
raised to one hundred dollars per
month, which the committee thought
was a reasonable salary for so faith?
ful and efficient a superintendent. Mr.
Stubbs moved that the vote on the
question of Mr. White's salary be by
secret ballot. This motion was de?
feated and the recommendation of
the committee was adopted.
Mr. Finn for, the Fire Department
Committee advised that the steamer
be placed in Delgar Hose Co. build?
ings, one of the hose wagons to be
placed elsewhere to give it room, and
it was so ordered. Mr. Finn request?
ed that the police be required to pay
special attention to the fire station
during absence of firemen at fires,
so. as to prevent trespassing by unau?
thorized persons, as had occurred at
Mr. Stubbs reported that the Tree
and Park Commission had ordered
such trees as are in the way of side?
walk construction, to be cut down. A
request was received from the Civic
League that Council would hear
them on the subject before cutting
down the trees.
The resignation of Mr. E. C. Hayns?
worth as one of the Tree and Park
Commissioners was presented by Mr.
H. C. Haynsworth and Council re?
fused to accept it.
Mr. Wright suggested the adoption
of a building code and same was re?
ferred to Mr. Wright, the City En?
gineer and City Clerk.
Mr. Finn reminded Council of the
repairs ordered sometime ago on E.
Liberty St.. and moved that the nec?
essary work be ordered at once. Mr.
H, C. Haynsworth moved to include
rock for s. Bumter Pi The mayor
?uggested that top dressing for Main
St., should also be Included, A reso?
lution was adopted that the rock for
all of this work be ordered.
The Mayor and Clerk were direct?
ed to sign the contract heretofore
made with the American LaPrance
Co. for a tire steamer.
A letter was read from the State
insurance Commissioner asking
Council to consider the advisability
of Installing hydrant, hose connec?
tions and extinguishers in the opera
house and same was referred to the
Opera. House Committee, as also a
letter from Manager A. Rettenberg
in reference to his claim for damage
to scenery, which he stated was due
to carelessness of an employee of the
Report of the Waterworks for De?
cember was read and received as In?
A number of claims were referred
to the Finance Committee for consid?
Council then adjourned.
THE PIANO CONTEST.
Interest is Growing; and the Votes Are
Coming In More Rapidly.
The tabulation of the ballots re?
ceived up to the 24th instant show
that the several candidates have the
following votes to their credit:
Miss Teresa Chandler.. . . 98,193
Miss Edna Hughsc . . . 85,322
Miss Lillis Josephine McCol
Mr. Raymond Stancill .. .. 17.315
Miss Eleanor Wallace . . . 16.667
Mrs. Florence Shields Thomp?
Miss Julia Welch. 5,120
Miss Mazle McLeod. 3,665
Miss Inez Wells. 3.405
Miss Christine Garhardt . . 1,55 0
Miss Lucile Baker. 1,060
Miss Virginia DuRant. 1,025
Miss Katy Gaillard. 1,025
Miss Nell Barwlck. 1,010
Bank of Suniter Election.
At a meeting of the stockholders
of the Bank of Sumter, the following
Board of Directors was elected:
M. Molse, E. C. Haynsworth. J A.
Mood, R. F. Haynsworth, C. M. Hurst.
W. S. Manning, H. J. McLaurin, Jr..
C. T. Mason, R. I. Manning.
The only change was in the elec?
tion of Mr. C. T. Mason In place of
Dr. P. M. Bailey, deceased.
At a meeting of the directors sub?
sequently held, the following officers
R. I. Manning, president; M. Molse,
first V'ce president: K. F. Hayns?
worth, second vice president; W. F.
Rhame, cashier; B. Walsh, teller; D.
M. Blandlng, bookkeeper; W. J.
Crowson. Jr.. collector.
Sheriff Burch returned to Florence
Monday night accompanied by the
man Livingston whom he arrested here
Monday morning for Jumping a hotel
bill in Florence. Livingston sent off
several telegrams during the day in
the effort to raise funds to settle the
the claim of the hotel, but did not
succeed, and was taken to Florence
to be committed to jail.
The estate of the late W. L. Roddy
In Hock Hill was sold at auction. The
total amount realized was $:40,000.
BUm Jr ile IflketJ ku< i>own anc
Miss Jani a knock a
down j i in j?a?t
Hampt? A <> e. Wed c\ esday afterncOP
by a nf dikell's hip
was broken and the injury is regarded
as qu<te serious and she will be under
treatment in the hospital for several
weeks. The accident occurred about
4 o'clock as Miss Mikell was going
out calling. As she stepped out of
her gate on the sidewalk the negro,
who was riding on the sidewalk,
struck her, knocking her down and
running over her. The negro is said
to have been riding at a pretty swift
speed, but the accident was clearly*
accidental, as It was Impossible for
him to have seen Miss M .keil in time
to have stopped the wheel in time to
avoid the accident as she was conceal?
ed by the high hedge, which sur?
rounds the yard until she was outside
the yard, and on the sidewalk. The
matter has not been reported to the
police and the name of the negro who
was riding the wheel has not been as?
X.> arrests have yet be?n made for
violating the anti-spitting oruinauce,
but this law is doing good and there
has been a noticeable decrease in
spitting on the sidewalks. The law if,
however, frequer*1" violates' and ar?
rests may yet h
There Is con? I
didates for May
will be at least three and pernape
SuUlter now has a fine steam fire
engine, but there has been no reduc?
tion in tire insurance rates so far as
WANTED?-To sell let tons 7 per
cent. cott<?n seed mecl. Prices and
terms right. For particulars, ad?
dress: A. T. Woods Oswego, P. *J.
U. F. D. 1-26-lt.
FOR HEXT OR BAUE My farm on
the White*! Mill road 4 1-2 miles
from town. flood dwelling, n-w
barn and stables and tenant house
on the place. Possession given at
once. Neill O'Donnelt 1-lT-tf.
PR. M. M. T AI.K1N,
F|< Blftlsl Specialist,
At the BeSSlST Drug Co.