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USE WACOM OVCITURNEO
DKIYtJK AM) TWO FLRKMION IX
J! KU? MONDAY RIGHT.
Flrt at twjnaaandcr'? Wood Yard l>o
stroy* Number <>f Cords of Wood?
Mtvomu Gallagher and Blending on
?Urtru Tuomlay and Wagon Taken
When on the way to a fire Monday
atsrit about midnight one of the city
hoae wagon* was overturned at the
corner of Liberty and Harvln streets
and the two firemen. Pat Gallagher
and orraaby Blandtng, and the col?
ored driver were pin tied down under
the wagon body. Messrs Gallagher
and Blandtng wars considerably
brulaed. the former on hla head and
arm, and the latter on his legs, while
the driver waa InJuied In the head
The men were pulled from under
Use wagon by persons who witness?
ed the accident and arrived on the
scene a few seconds after It took
place. Aa one of the oil lanterns
waa overturned and caught fire and
waa burning briskly the men were In
aurtoua dangsr when one of those who
arrived on the scene beat out the
flames with hla hat.
The wagon was overturned when It
?truck against the curbing. It aeems
that In leaving the fire house, the
eVtarer, who is a new man obtained a
four day* ago from BlehopvlUe. fas
teaed both lines to the same horse.
Blandina held the lines in leaving
the haue* acd on the approach to the
eoraer of Harvln and Liberty streets
b* found ?oraethlng to be the matter
w/ita them and handed them to the
driver and h* applied the brakes
The driver pulled in the horsee at
the asm* Urn* and although the wag?
on was more than half way across
taw street, the line* being hitched to
cans hora* only, made Die animals
turn down Liberty street Instead of
continuing down Harvln street to the
tare, where the other wagen had gone.
Tue? wagon turned and struck the
pavement and was completely upset.
Fortunately nobody v as seriously
tajured. the msjority of the firemen
being on the first wagon which had
gone soaee seconds before the other
wagou earns out.
Taw damsgeMo the wagon consisted
la tearing off the seat, bending one
axis and bending several other psrts
of the wagon. It was taken to
Whll l? n'g Macksm*th <;mp ''" e I
morv.ag si.' r. ?rdera wart gi'?r lot
lie immediate rag ,r.
*9ae fits to wftdell the wjgon* wert
?eaJU?d t?ut a ? ?t i,omn ander*! Wood ,
Yard ?*a hdlwr Street, on the outskirts
?as* the city- A pile of wood situated
la an .opwa 1Ve)d more than a hundred
Tarda from any building was found to
be on fire. As there was no hydrant
tsjflklently nerr from which the hose
? eoald h? stretched, no water could
be turned on and the fire destroyed
the entire pile of wood, there being
shout ie eorda in It. How the wood
csnajfhi fire is not known, unless some
? osje deliberately ?et fir,- to it or was
weed and built a fire there for the
ourpoA* of getting warm.
? The firemen .ittrlbute the acclden
to the fact that a new driver wa* ir
chant* of the horses and that he had
act had sufficient training in handling
thorn previously to his first run Mon?
day night He had been In the tm
ploy f the city as a driver for ou'y
about three days, since the departure
of on* of the old drvers. Members of
the department claim that the dam -
.ago done will coat as much as would
the Increase In salary for the drivers
It was learned Tue*d*> morning
that the gglggai drtv?r was still laid |
mp and woald probably be for sever il
4ay*. Mesara Blandina and Gallagh?
er, however, were at work as usual
although somewhat wore from tin r
Rub Mr TUm will cure you.
If >ou are thinking of buyiag
A l>l\M?>M?, we beg to harti the
'Hmor of your attention to our
arxie* of purewt ray.
\s ? ggtg dwaj - im a pajgajajj to
?*o*? >ou diamonds of the im-i
ef<|OlHj|?< etnernet. r (Quality gem*
?mly U our way. We lm\e them
at right prlci-M and will ifl?e a
*r?*r*nl?'e with em -h atOSM a* i#?
>|u .1 ' . i ml stM?,
W. A. Thompson.
a'?Kim evi> oitk'w."
Hl EF WON'T BECOME CHEAPER.
WIImui Sa>* He S?*c* No Hope of Re?
duction in IN lev of Cattle. Great
Washington. Sept. 3o.?"I gee HO
hope of beef getting much cheaper,"
said Secretaiy Wilson of the depart
PJM nt of agrii ulture today. Kresh
from i \ae.itn?n in the West. Mr. Wil?
son declared there was a much great?
er scarcity of cattle than he had real?
"The breeding grounds of stock
cattle. said Mr. Wilson, "heretofore
went to the cornfield to be finished by
fattening of corn, can't furnish much
more of fiat class of cattle. Home?
steaders have compelled the ranch?
man to dispose of their cattle stock.
There Is a supply of meat that people
should become accustomed to eating
?mutton. Mutton on the hoof is
less than half the price of beef."
Spread of Cotton Anthracnose
Through seed?Pros* Bulletin No.
The fungus boll rot of cotton, cot?
ton anthracnose, seems to be especial?
ly prevalent in this State this sea?
son. A great many cases have been
reported where the disease Is occur?
ring in certain new varieties of cot?
ton purchased from seed dealers and
W? have learned from our investi?
gation here that anthracnose is car?
ried fn the seed and, from a study
of the outbreaks In the State, have
found t iat the majority of outbreaks
reported have been caused by plant?
ing diseased seed.
A number of new varieties of cot?
ton grown in this State this season
for the first time are badly diseased.
In fact it seems that we get the ma?
jority of our outbreaks of anthrac
SjOSS from seed purchased from oth
? r States and especially from Georgia.
One of these varieties, called the
"half and half" seems to be diseased
this season wherever grown. We ex?
perience the same thing every year.
Last year and the year before,
Brown's No. 1, was affected in the
same way. One gentleman from
Georgia writes me that he sold seed
to between five and six hundred farm?
ers In this State last winter and
spring. We have some of this same
gentleman's cotton growing on the j
Kxperlmcnt Station farm this season
and if all the cotton grown fffOM
the seed is as badly dLseased as that
nted here, the distribution and sale
>t this seed Is going to cost South
ollna farmers many thousands of
ars. 1 received a letter recently i
n a gentleman who writes as fol?
lows regarding the same variety of (
"I have nine acres of it planted and
after careful inspection by three dis?
interested parties, they estimate that
76 p*?r cent of the bolls are rotten."
Many other reports of a similar na?
ture have been received during the
past few weeks. We shall be very J
glad to hear from all the farmers In i
South Carolina who are suflering losw- |
es from anthracnose caused by plant- i
lng such seed.
It seems that there is nothing that '
enn be gone about (he sale of thin dis
eased seed now. but a strenuous effort
will be made to prevent its recurrence.
This kind of business has been go?
ing on now for several years and it
wus Just this year that we succeeded
In getting a law pSBSSd which pre?
vents the sale or transportation of
seed for planting unless saoh ship?
ment is accompanied by a permit is?
sued by the South Caroling Crop Pest
Commission, ''"hi.-. Commission has
hoadejuartori at Clemson College,
it is hoped that this season ?111
pro\e a lesson to those who hSVS been
t uylng seed without knowing w hether
ir not they were diseased and that
? ..yiody will join with the Crop
pes. Commission In preventing the
violation of this ';iw. We SrS I >rry
th?? htw v.a- not in effect last winter
so as to aervs .<>* a protection to the
farsaef who bought diseased send snd
planted them this season.
\ny Inquiries relative t.? anthrac
nose ?houid be addressed to Botany
Division, Clesason College, s. c.
H B. Barre,
its P ithologist.
." dotfts W 'I treak any case
of chills and level i i if taken then
as a tonic th?- fever will not return.
?Cl '? ON,
l De not fall to *???? me when you
havt cotton f(,r sale, Make a special?
! ty of long staple cotton and am a)
a i . - in the market for same.
l-iltNKsl FIELD, CottOU Hu>er,
It v Mala M. ottie,* hi iusaUa fkil
ion Warehouse Also,
hit r IRL It RPPH
Phyalrtan ami Kurgeoa,
office ovei i i. .1 ? 4 Drug Blor<
Basjldswt * Iii N M tin Street of
fire hour* 11 A. M to I I* M. Of
fi< ?? phone 111 residence 371.
CAROLINA lIA/KRs EXPELLED.
six akiphoHP>rca Involved in Tragedy
At University Have to Leave Col
h>ge?-Ten others Suspended for
Chapel Hill. N. C? Sept. ::<?.?Dras?
tic steps to stamp out hazing at the
I'niversity Of North Crolina were tak?
en today as the result of the faculty
Investigation Of the death of William
Hand, the Btnlthfleld Freshman, who
recently waa killed while being haz?nl
Pour studentri, who were forcing
Hand to dance on a barrel when ho
fell and cut his throat on a broken
bottlo, today were expelled.
Two other students who witnessed
the hazing also were expelled for aid?
ing and abetting the prlnicpals.
Ten members of the student body
who were known to have engaged In
hazing either during the present year
or last year, were suspended from the
Institution for one year.
MEDIATORS ABOUT TO GIVE TJP
Strikt* of Trainmen of Southern Rail
roads May Not Be Averted.
Washington, Sept. 30.?Unleas the I
stubbornness which has marked the j
stand of both parties to the contro
versy between the Southern railroads |
and their trainmen Is broken within j
the next 48 hours the mediators are
expec. d to give up the cane. This
was the situation tonight immediate?
ly following two sessions the medi?
ators held with the trainmen. Con?
ferences will continue tomorrow.
Experienced or Not.
Sonr e present-day critics who
frankly admire Woodrow Wilson raise
the question of his practical exper?
ience ar.d hie qualifications as leader.
His active experience in public af?
fairs, of course, is limited to his two
years Sf service as Governor of New
Jersey, and if it is not long enough to
satisfy, it at least stands the test of
quality. Gov. Wilson has shown him?
self a strong leader in his State and
has reconstructed ita polities along
advanced line*. It Is not too much
to say that in the post two years he
has leid in making over New Jersey
from a State where privilege and per?
sonal politics had sway to one where
the fighfle of the people were respect?
ed and where the people might be
truly sahf to rule. He has l>cen a I
practical lander of his party a'a >
preventing the oWf machine from i
dominating U.--lloston Globe.
Horse Whipping W<>rtlr Price.
Atlanta. Gsl, Sept. 30.?A howe
Whipping at trie handa of a w?man is (
in store for some Atlanta man whose
name la unknown. A refined fem/ile
voice called' the police yesterday to
adk the penalty for horsewhipping,
?emtbody on the street. "I gsess 1*11
pay it," she responded when t'.ld.
Chinaman Nominated in Boston.
Posten, Bept. 30.?Charles Shue,
born of Chinese parents al Seattle, 39
years ago, received the Republican
nomination for representative from
the China district Tuesday, according
to the returns given out yesterday.
Wealth in the Country.
This is an agricultural region and
the future wealth of the county de?
pends upon the development of Its
agricultural resources. Now, put that
in your pipe.?Spartanhurg Herald.
Rub-My-Tism will cure you.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
By virtue of sundary executions to
me directed, I will sell at public au?
ction, to the highest bidder, for cash,
during the usual hours of sale, at the
Court House door, Sumter, South Car?
olina, on Monday, October 7th, 1912.
the same being Snlesday, the follow?
ing described parcels of land, to wit:
C. P. Ragln?30 acres, more or less,
hounded on north by land of E. M.
Singleton; south-east and West by
Bloom HtU, in Manchester township.
Levied upon and to be sold In the
suit of State and County for taxes.
Titus Reese?--30 acres, more or less
bounded North by land of J. H.
Aycock and Sons; South by Estate of
W. M. Murray; East by land of
Silas Burgess; West by land of J. H.
Aycock and Sons. In Mlddleton
township. Levied vpon and to be
sold in the suit of the State and
County for taxes.
Elizabeth Davis?That lot of land,
siuated just eu*side the corporate
limits of the city of Sumter, and
designated as lot No. 32, Block "B,"
on plat recorded .'n office of clerk of
court for Sumter county in Book V.
V. V. at page 73 8, and bounded1 on
the Nk?rth by lot No. i.0, East by lot
No. 31, South by lot No. ?4, and West
by Branch street. Said lot measures
50 feet orr Its East and West lines,
and 150 feet on its North and South;
lines. Levied upon and to be sold in
the suit of the- State, County and City
W. H. EPPERSON,
iffreriff Sumter County.
Geo. H. Hurst,
UNDERTAKER 1\D EMBALM ER.
Prompt ut tent ion to day or night
AT OLD J. I). CRAKJ STAND, 202 N.
Day Phone 589. NJgitt Phone 201.
Do You Find It
Can't get x. cent ahead?Just spend all your salary ?rrery week.
Do you know, you can in a short while, pile up a meat savings
fund, if you'll just t:tlie the trouble, oh, yes, it take* some mon
ay too. but you can save Ju*t a little that you'll never mls3 each
week and yos'l! he surprised to see how it grows. Won't you try
The Peoples' Bank.
4 per cent on Savings From Day of Deposit.
"THE PENNY'S MIGHTIER THAN THE
The loose change in your pocket, placed in
this bank will be absolutely safe. It will enable
you to be independent in your old age. We wel?
come accounts, both large and small, allowing in?
terest at 4 per cent in our savings department
and 5 per cent on time certificates.
THE FARMERS BANK & TRUST CO.
We arc prepared to furnish this product it prices that will enable
every farmer to use it. We have t very low price this year and
nothing will do your I itnl more good, especially run down lands,
or low and sour i.nid. it is necessary for ail leguminous crops
such as Alfalfa, clover, vetch, i?? is. etc, tie! our prices in cat
lots or in smaller quantities, Samples on request.
BOOTH-HARBY LIVE STOCK COMPANY.
SUM TER, S. C.
THE GREATEST POVERTY DESTROYING GIANT LS T 111*3
PRESENT DAY HANK ACCOUNT PLAN FOK ACCUMULATING
SOMETHING FOR THE FUTURE. WE SHALL RE GLAD TO
HAVE YOU TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR MODERN FACILI?
TIES and EQUIPMENT FOR THE PROTECTION OF YOUR SUR
The Fir^l National Bank
Economy and Interest
at a low rate
hare done more to start people on the road to competence than
any other ten factor* In the race for financial improvement.. If
you will practice the economy we will pay yeu the interest?4
per cent compounded quarterly.
Oct. 1st to 10th mark? the start of another quarter stretch.
Will you qualify?
The Bank of Sumter
WHEN IN NEED OF A GOOD WORK
EASY, HONEST AND WELL MADE,
Ask For the
Witherspoon Bros. Shoe Mfg. Co.
SUMTER. S. C.
Sold by all RESPONSIBLE merchants.
Buy them and cut your Shoe bill 25 per cent.
D. Harrelson, St. Charles, S C. a
"THE RRICK STORE." 0
If Its Merchandise
-HARRELSON'S CASH MORE HAS IT
Just in from th?e North, the lir.est line of Hats, Caps, Clothing*
etc. yeu could wish to see. and the prices ar* RIGHT. Come with
the crowd to our special bargain days?Wednesday and Saturday.
MOLES and WARTS
Removed, wi?i MOLESOFF, witt.out pain a* danger, no matter
how lnrpc, or how far raiM\l above the surface of the tddn. And
they will never return, and no tcace orMv will be left. MOLES
OFF la applied directly to the MOLE or WART, which I ?UliIf
dLsap(>ears in alxtui six day*, killing the germ and leaving the "kin
smooth and natural.
MOLESOFF Ls put up only ta One Datlar bottle*
Each bottle is aeatly packed in a plain case, accompanied by full
directions, and contains enough remedy t?> remove eight or ten
ordinary MOLRti or WARTS. We so? MOLESOFF under a positive
GUARANTEE if it falls to remove your 11 OLE or WART, we will
promptly refund the dollar.
Florida Distributing Cumpauy Department, lVo.ssM.xtla. Fla,
TEETH AND MONEY.
Money spent on te?>th is a good
Investment and on.* that kinc.? you
Money the Milium of Escluuasa. ?
is only k?>od ?<? far :?> It kivcs us
the things Which contribute to our
health, comfort and happiness.
Wliea si*?-nt on the Teeth it bring*,
i - uii Three of the Aheva,
The Sumter Dental Carlors arc de?
voting their life w<>rk to the care of
the teeth, !?". them l<>?>k your mouth
Sumter Dental Parlors,
DR. C. H. COUR1 NEY, Prop.
OVER MRS ATKINSON S MILLINER* STORK.