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?Cur MiwUuw ?k? 9?tiUuciL
t .. a* !seeo?ol (Inw ?.an*
Mi. W. M.l> tirvtn, of !.???' coun
fc<ty, ?? p?ir?t Monday in town. II? was
on his way home from HenderaonvUle.
N* C . where he ?pvnt several weeks.
^fr. J. hdwtn H.-nihert. e| Kembert,
la in the city for several days stay.
Mr. kembert has been elected cashier
of the Hank of Uembert which will
open for business on or before Oc?
tober ISCh 1
gWr m t?. HeLorme. of Ortn-u > vlile.
mTS ln t ?wn Tuesday.
Mr. y W Kenn-: tta ti ( ha: b?
-ton Is in the clt>
Ml h H. S. Moise has returned io
the city after spend'ng a ra? nth ?n
AUanta with relntlves.
*!r.< S A. Williamson, of rr:?l
?dence. was In the city Tuesday.
Mr. O. Irving rollltt. Of Haltomon .
president of the Sumter Oaa Co., Is in
the city looking ift. i ?he Intereats "f
the new plant.
Grace Carson, of Dalaell,
ee?.?d througli Um fttj W Stada] M
"?er way to Columbia.
Hit Willlameon and daughter.
Mise Minute, of Columbia, have re?
turned loses after a short visit to
Mrs. Archie China In the city. Miss
Vjfcturn*?>n waa forced to make her
? .nfT\ n. rt mi account of her duties
at ISM CoMege for Women.
Miaeva Adele Moore. of Halxell,
Edith Williamson of Providence, and
Miss Hsker of 1'rovldence. passed
through the city Tuesday morning on
Ibas* Wlty to Charleston where they
wi.l attend the Confederate Home
Mrs. Alex Hurrows and Miss Es
gpielb Moore, of l>al*ell. were rtsltora
to the city Tuesday.
JU*e Misses Solomons have returnod
to^TOe city after apendlng the sum?
mer at aummer resorts in the North.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L Jackson have
returned to the city after spending
the summer at Wayneavllle.
Mrs. s'eliu o'Donnell has returned
In New York and other North
Mrs. Brockington and daughters,
Mlaaes Louise and Edna, of Manning,
wsre in the city Wedneadsy.
Wr<i. -?<i ?: -s*-i ? rg. of \bh?vli|.\ is
M"*s '.?? . ! ? vs ? ' \\>..f- . . i '
morning for a visit ?? rslatlves in
MUm tilrardeau haa gone to take
a course In voice culture from the
well knows Mr. T. W. I'.lrch. baritone
oculist of Clnc.nnati. Ohio.
Mlas Edna Levy, of A Hanta. Is
vlaiting her uncle. Mr. Isaac Straus*,
-on West Calhoun Street.
Mr. L L. Hsker paased through the
?City Thursday morning on his OJ iv
Thomas II. Tat Um was In town
a short while Thur?da> no-mmx be?
tween trains on his way |o Hishop?
Mis* Irmi Smith went to Columbia
Thursday morning to sp.nd Ihs J i v.
I'ioI in Mai rung. Wednesday morn
ing. Mr. Mitchell Jaooha, in his
seventy-eighth year. Mr. .1 < >i - w m
the only Surviving brother of tb. ,atS
Mrs. Moses Lev!, of Maatalng, and aa
uncle of Messrs, Mitch.i! .-d i
na^p Lot i of this ? It)
The funeral ser Stieg were hold
Friday morning at the Jewish SOgas>
tery. immediately after th. arrival of
the Charleston train at. k
!?? .'b of an tnfaai
a^ H </-? ii dlad i]
yearn, died at Hrogdon September'
2Mb He w?* the only child of Mr.
and Mrs lt. T. HoiUday. Inphtherla
was the OeaOS of his d? itb.
The bereaved parent* h.\, the
aymp..th> of th?dr manv friend*.
Isw and McCollum * |. ol\ mob
department f..r fall and wint.r. I HJ
1 :* l m replete with pra< h< al nOVSl?
ties and elegant tailor m ob? ? ffecta,
CJty Council met tfsdasedsj slghl
to twhitnue thel, work on th< IJ
ordinance for 1913 on which work
vii commen sd T <? sj stahl Ms h
of the ordinance his h# . n prepared
and it will probably go to ?i I n id
Ing at the reguiir meeting of ...ami
nex? r>o'?day night?
Pon t let another frees poll by S II
out knowing more ?>f these fast soll
In* sa!l-?f o Mon ? i ir e POOtS -lid mi b
thai " h e.\ \ \b ? ', ,r ,.,,, , ? . - Ii., a i .
New \ o-k i aStBW Mg U' .
i ipen i *|oOS
Jana ii \ I" v "> I" ?
Mar h l" M ?'? II II I i
October le.fl I ?
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6901BQABS BIMS SILO.
PHOVIDKNT SAVINGS HANK AND
THt'ST COMPANY OF CIN?
CTNNATI MARK HOM
1A*1 of Didder*?Board DgSjSjfssj Po?
sition of Kural Pollociaun Vacant
?ml to Have siMH*lal Mcvtlng u>
Klevt Su*?c<v-.or??Itefu**** to Ad
t oca to i .arger Suiu for Providing
Now Map of t ount) ?-Concrete
llrblge to be Placed at Dingle'*
Trm County Board of Commtsslon
!'??<( m?t in their regular monthly
mission Tuesday In the Supervisor's
ottlce and proceeded to open and tab?
ulate Um bid* fur the $10,000 Koad
Improvement bonds for Sumter coun
i\. Tl . r?- w. n eight bidders and the
i ..mis won awarded la 'he Provident
Saving! Bank and Trust Company of
Cincinnati, (>hio. ?hieb in ide t!a
? t otVsf for the bonda
'i he b'd i f this company was p .r,
and accrued Interest, the bonds to pay
I 1-J per cent interest for twenty
f( *rs. or the period of their dura?
The bidders for the bonds were:
The New First National Hank of Co?
lumbus. Ohio; A. J. Hood and Com?
pany. Detroit, Michigan; Weil, Roth
Ac Coinpi.ny. Cincinnati, Ohio; Season
good & Mayer, Cincinnati, Ohio;
Provident Savings Hank & Trust
Company. Cincinnati, Ohio; Paul
Petty, Spartanburg, for R. M. Grant,
New York; John Nuveen, Chicago,
HI; First National Hank of Sumter,
The bids were all gone over care?
fully, and were fully considered be?
fore a motion was made that the bid
of the Provident Savings Hank und
Trust Company be accepted and they
be notified of the acceptance of their
A committee from the County
School Trustees' Association waited
upon the board to request them to
Invrease the appropriation from $750
to approximately $1,500 to aid in pro?
viding a correct county map, a like
amount to be appropriated by the
school board for the same purpose.
The matter was discussed for some
time. The board finally decided the
matteV Insofar as they were concern?
ed by passing a motion to the effect
that on account of the present finan?
cial condition of the county ordinary
fund they did not deem It advisable
ag of any more
I >? *e in providing
map . county aj rec
Supervisor P. M. Pitts and Com?
missioner John 1. Hrogdon were In?
structed to take up the matter of
constructing a reinforced concrete
bridge over the stream at Dingle's
mill on the Manning road.
Cpon information furnished by
Commissioner K. T. Mlms that Kural
Policeman C. M. Young was not per?
forming his duties as rural policeman
any longer, a motion was adopted that
the office be declared vacant. It was
further decided that a special meet?
ing of th?- board be held oT> Tuesday,
Odteber l, for the purpose of slant?
ing a guc-.or to c. M. Young.
City Building Note*.
A commercial ? lub is the front
?io.,r in iiit city.
A road like a chain Is only as good
as its weakest link.
Mike the local factories feel at
boms Brat, then go OUt and search
Capital does not roam around
pr< nttseoouslyj it nji ikes ? I.line for
Improve tne pgbllfl highways lead?
ing into % wn so that you may Of
proper') equipped to get your share
of this seasons' proceeds, from the
Pot city bullding, m ikfl it pleasant
for all cominer? lal ITS VSlsrs, business
RIOII? and visitors, botk men and WO
Rian who Visit v,.ur city. Do not leave
all this to your commercial club, but
each < Itlsen should ba ? committee of
one in reader nil ssststaace possi?
ble to sie b By tsklng sn Interest in
I host people, they will take a much
i tri;? r interest In vom , it> than they
otherwise would do, and will prove
i walking advertisement for your
We build fsetorlei In order that
mors money may be spent at homo,
\it our psoplt spend thousands of
dollars in other cities, <;i\e the : ii
merchants ? chance, Patronise home
Industries Hurg the mail order cats
loguei Itemember Ihr golden rub-.
Your living depends on these nsme
mi i ? b ml
Pat Ho doctor) ' If 01 lire, dot tor,
?uro Oni have yog to 'hank for It."
IVh v |fa i torn m nal pi sjti * d
sgaln" Ihs sVs 10 ' And if rov die,
Pat, ytsj tag .1 ? n, too " ludga,
MONEY FOR FARMERS.
Hrst National Dunk Keaily to Fur?
nish Monry at tl Per Cent on Cot?
ton Warehouse Crrtlflfttf.
The First National Hank of Sumter
wishes to announce to Ita tanning
patrons that it is now ready to com?
ply With its agr -emetit entered into
between the committee for the Farm?
ers' Union and the bankers of the city,
h> which the hanks agreed to lend
money to the farmers, to assist them
in holding their cotton, at 6 per cent
discount, secured by ihe receipts of
the Sumter Cotton Warehouse Com?
We are not making this announce?
ment to encourage th* holding id' cot?
ton, as each farmer will have to de?
cide for himself what is best for him
to do; we merely wish our friends to
und? island that WS ar?- at their ser?
vice should they wish to make use uf
Yours very truly,
J. L IfcCALLUM,
CHANGES AT POSTOFFICE.
B, H. i.owry Leaves cixi: Bervlco for
Private Bsjatness and New Clerk
The first of October, Tuesday, mark?
ed several ohenges at the local post
office. The changes were made be?
cause of the resignation of Mr. B, B.
Lowry, who has bean in the postofl.ee
for the past live years, who will dur?
ing this month go into business for
Jn his place Mr. J. W. Hradford.
Jr.. has been promoted from the gen?
eral delivery window to the mailing
department and Mr. Frank Raflteld
has been transferred from carrier to
general delivery clerk. Mr. George
Strother, who has been substitute car?
rier for several months, has been
appointed carrier and commenced his
regular duties Tuesday.
MAY BE CITY MANAGER.
Mr. j. \v. nearer, jr., of WayncerlHc
in the City to Confer with Council.
Tuesday evening Mr. J. W\ Soever,
Jr., of Waynesvllle. N. ('., urrlved In
the city to confer with council, at
their reipaest, concerning the position
of city manager, to which new office
he may possibly be elected, if coun?
cil Is satisfied he is the right man for
the place and he decides that he
wants the position and the two can
?ome to terms. At present, however,
Mr. Seever Is only looking over the
proposition and is unable to make any
definite proposition or to accept any
offer of council until he has made
arrangements with his present em?
Mr. Seever met with council In a
Special Session Tuesday night and
the matter was talked of in an infor?
mal way. but n<? Agreement was
reached, Wednesday Mr. Beaver wns
taken OVOr the town by Mayor Jen
nlngl and Councilman Booth In order
that he might gel some idea of the
place, before any propositions ars
made by either party to the transac?
Many Neu Subscriber-Sumter Still
Behind Other Counties.
In 11*0s Sumter gave f Ic>s.?6 to the
Bryan fund. This year Sumter has
subscribed about half that amount.
Outside of the city little has been
subscribed, Bumter should do bet?
ter* Following is a list of subscrib?
er! sine- ths last publication:
U I >. Jennings, (additional). . J.
R, 1. Manning, (additional)
I.. Alperl. t.OO
, .. 1.00
V. Hau la.
J. w. McKelver. , .
B. s Booth .. . .
Q, W. llutelnson.
R, H. Edmunds.
Perry Moses, Jr.
c. p. Oatean. ...
II. O, Metrop.de. 1.00
j. ii. Meyers.
Moses * Ireen.
i tester Lee.
P. .1. < ?'Nelll.
p. Q, i low man.
J. W. Allen.
1, ir. Chandler, (a Idltional)
A. I?. Harby.
o. H, Folly.
.1. F. Bhlrer.
iI, i.. Bicker.
??'. s Klngsmore .
i J. s. Buck, Hr.
.1. H, Buck, ir.
c n. Yeud>n.
W 11 Hoyle.
A. P Sim h- . . . .
I'm \ I uml v acknowledged
2 V 7
Cotton opened on the local mnrkei
W. in' ?I i\ t II II?'.. bill dropped
during the dsy t . t o.ftO cents
SANITARY 4AJL NEEDED.
Health Officer Appears Before coun?
ty Doord und Urges Tiutt Provision
Be Mode for Separation of Dlseae*
The question of Incarcerating pris?
oners With tuberculosis and other se?
rious Communicable diseases in the
same cells or room with healthy pris?
oners was again protested against by
Health Officer i:. i. Reardon before
the Hoard of County Commissioners
This |8 a complicated question and
one that will never be solved correct?
ly until the county commissioners
build a hospital annex to the county j
jail or build a largo and more mod- 1
em lanitary jail.
The recent state Board of Health j
regulations, which ar.- law, absolutely
forbid prisoners with communicable I
diseases being placed In any city or
county prison unless the >ick prison- j
era are separated from the well pris?
on- s and a tine of one hundred dol?
lars is Imposed for violation of this
The sheriff, by law Is compelled to
accept any prisoner sentenced to the
? unty jail or arrested and brought
there f >r trial, The County Commis?
sioners claim that the sheriff is re?
sponsible for the county jail and the
The sumter health officer contends
that it is the business of the County
Commlssloneri to provide a suitable
county jail or hospital annex, and that
It is the business of the local board of
health and health officer to enforce
the State Hoard of Health laws.
Therefore at Tuesday's meeting of the
county board Health Officer Reardon
insisted that Davis Wells ,a tuber?
culosis prisoner be removed from the
county jail or separated from the oth
er prisoners. There are other provis?
ions of th- State Hoard of Health laws
not being complied with in the coun?
ty jail, but the county Commission?
ers have not had time since the State
Hoard regulations were received to
comply with all the new regulations
luch as providing a bathing place for
new prisoners, and fresh clothing for
them while their clothing is being
! washed and disinfected, and other
requirements of the new law.
The State Hoard of Health laws
take precedence over all other laws
as laws protecting public health al?
ways have precedence over conflicting
l'nles? the tuberculosis prisoner is
immediately separated from other
prisoners the local health officer will
call in the State Hoard of Health to
enforce Its mandates.
It now begins to look as though the
county officials with the assistance of
the county legislative delegation will
have to move to the end where a
more modern jail will be erected or
the present Jail made larger with a
hospital annex and other sanitary ar?
rangement* The local health officials
nay they urc In the fight to a finish for
humane treatment <>t prisoners and
protection of public health.
That it ie inhumane, unjust, and un?
fair, to compel helpless prisoners to
risk their health and lives shut up
in a closely confined and poorly Ven?
tilated cell with a tuberculosis pris?
oner goes Without saying, and public
sentiment will back up the health
Officials, both State and local, in their i
light for humane and fair treatment I
for helpless prisoners.
The grand jury has rec ommended a
new jail or enlargement of the present
jail with proper sanitary arrange?
ments and hospital annex. The
County Commissioners are anxious,
or say they are, to comply with the
State laws. But they claim a special
Act ot the Legislature is necessary to
i>r. s. C. Baker, President of the
Chamber of Commerce, who was at?
tending Tuesday's County Hoard meet
' Ing on other public matters, made q |
forcible speech backing up the con?
tention of the Sumter health officer
, 'or separation of sick prisoners from
BRIDE OF A RAY SHOT DEAD.
Disappointed Suitor Kills Hot in a
Crowded Railroad Statioi .
Lacrosse, Wis., (>ct. i.?Yesterday
i Eil? Thompson, belle of DeSOta, Wis.,
became Mr*. Sever Yttri through a
wadding ceremony considered one of
the most notable in the village. Today
she was shot dead in the Burlington
railroad passenger station at La?
crosse, and John Peterson, a disap
pointed suitor, who later indicted a
slight wound in his head, was arrest?
ed on a charge of murder.
The shooting occurred in a crowd?
ed waiting room. Mr. and Mrs. Y'ttri
were to take a train home when Pe?
terson approached and, according to
witnesses, began to fire. The bride
was shot through the back and fell
dying to the walk.
Peterson then turned the revolver
Cars have been issued for the com?
ing marriage of Mr. Isaac Ingram Ap
pelt and Miss Clara Hates Harvin, in
the Presbyterian church. Wednesday
evening. 16th inst.. at 8.30 o'clock.?
The lire wagon which ws damaged
Monday night in going to a fire has
been repaired and has been placed In
A considerable part of the lives of
great men is devoted to the welfare
of their community.
Of the Ownership, Management, Cir?
culation, Etc*, of The WaU'luaan
and Southron. PuMlshfd Setni
Weekly, Wednesday and Saturday,
at Sumter, S. C? Required by the
Act Of August 14, 1?12.
tfiditor and Business Manager. H. G.
Oeteon, Sumter, s. c.
Publisher, Osteen Publishing com?
pany, im;., Sumter, S. C.
Owners: <\ 1?. osteen. Sumter. S.
C; X. G. Osteen. Sr.. Sumter, S. C.;
Ii. G. Oste?-n. Sumter, S. C; N. G.
1 >st< .-n. jr., Sumter, s. C; Moneta
Osteen, Sumter, s. C,; Lee end Moles,
Sumter, S. C; 1. < \ Strauss. Sumter,
S. C; Ii. I.. Wright. Sumter, S. ('.;
Lev I Brothers, Sumter. S. C; C. M.
Hurt=t, Sumter, S. C.; Abe Kytten
bur^r. Sumter, S. ?'.; G. A. Lemmon,
Sumter, S. C; Nelll o'Dunnell, Sum?
ter, S. C; Levy and Mosen, Sumter,
S. C; W. B. Boyle, Sumter, g. c.; K.
L. Edmunds. Sumter. S. <\; 11. L.
Scarborough, Sumter. S. C; 11. I
Manning, Sumter S. C.; Booth Live
Stock Company, Sumter, S. C.
Known holders, mortgagees, and
ott ? r security holders, holding 1 per
et nt or more of total amount of
bonds, mortgages, or other securi?
Palmetto lUiilding and Loan Asso?
ciation, Sumter, S. C.; Game Cock
Building and Loan Association? sum?
ter. s. c.
Average number of copies of each
issue of this publication sold or dis?
tributed, through the mails or oth?
erwise, to paid subscribers during the
six months preceding the date of this
statement. (This information Is re?
quired from daily newspapers only),
H. G. OSTEEN.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 2nd day of October, 1912.
(Seal) A. M. BROUGHTON.
Notary Public for S. C.
(My commission expires at pleasure
To lie Married Sunduy.
Sunday afternoon at 5 o'clock Miss
Minnie Evans and Mr. Locket Mc
Intosh wtl be married at the Baker
School house. The ceremony will
take place after the regular Sunday
Preaching at Baker School.
There will be preaching at the Ba?
ker School house Sunday afternoon
at 4 o'clock by the Rev. J. P. Ma?
rion ?f the Sumter Presbyterian
] A special train from New York car?
rying 12 5 strike breakers to Augusta
passed through Sumter shortly alter
1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
THIS IS OUR BIRTHDAY.
Jusl: Twenty-five Years Young
Married to a Good Reputation and surrounded by a happy family of suc?
cesses. But let's talk about the Anniversary itself?It begins on MON?
DAY and will be repeated weekly. So Le on the watch for each announce
in 3nt ef Anniversary Bargains.
ror Monday We Announce the First BIRTHDAY SHOWER for Our Public.
pieces n i:\\ mi.us. too cutis sri.Ncii.in ciktain
, , . - DRAPERIES,
in nil 1hcncm ?eines ror every
occasion, Including Brocade?which m; ENTIRE NT ay LINE <>c 2'*
jne the intcwt. Kol a single piece CENTS GOODS, \M> SEVER SOU)
worth lettH than 7&c ami many of llietu EVEN IC\' i s \T less THAN" 1!)
uro Dollar Silk*. They will be on dl?- CENTS, WILL GO Dl'RIXG ANNI
plas Snturdii) all day. Posit Ivel) VERsAm SALE, \Nl> FOR lllls
none* reserved or sold until Monday, day only AT
The anniversary price ?111 Ik*
is ( IMS PER VARD.
200 MESSALINE SILK PETTICOATS KWWB^^w^Sff?rBft $1 98
\*f Think of huyiijr SILK l?F.TTIi OATS at Such a Price. ? *
on Monday onlr and as %%??? want everyone to (.bare ?>n 1 > one t<> a <'ustomer.
Primarily Schwartz's is "The House of fashion" so recognized and,
as such, eagerly watched by the trade and the public.
The three words that we nailed up when we opened our doors still
attest the Schwartz Store's unswerving policy?
During the coming year we hope to still further carry ou1 for ?>ur
public everything Tor which these three words stand.
^fiitum winr Df?A? Agfil1ts for Genteneri G,oves
l/ll W 41 ih 1)1 lM? W. B. Corsets