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C. as m mmt Class M.at? i
Mr. i 0 Leak, a ffJfMff resident of
Sumter. la In the city for i iew days
Mlaa Eth.l Oreen. who ha? DM
vialtlnic Miss Beatrice Cohen. In Flor
* n?-e. return* l ln.ni?> Tuesday morn
and Mrs. L C, Htrau*s have re?
turned to the rtty after u stay at
Asheville and a trip went
Mlaa Annie Strohecker left Tueaday
morning lM hot hOUM In Charleston
after spending .Mondu) in the city and
attending the dance Monday night.
.Visa Vivian McCullough, if Dar?
lington, spent .Monday Irght In the
city with relatives and attended he
dance that night She left for her
home in Darlington Tuesday morning.
?' Mats Virginia Taylor, of Camden.
was one of the visitors at the dance
Miss Marie Ligen has returned to
Anderson, where she is attending
school, after spending the holidays in
the city with her parents.
Messrs Alfred DeLorme and Ed?
ward Wright returned to Georgia
School of Technology Wednesday af?
ter spending the holidays in the city. |
Miss l.ucile Phelp* of Spray. N. C,
left Thursday morning for Converse
liege after sper ling the ChfiatSaaS
holidays with her grandparents. Mr.
and Mia Perry Moses
Msssr* Urahttni Moses ami Parry
Moses. Jr., returned to the city Wed
nesdsy after a month's trip to Pan?
ama. They report having a very
oleassnt time on their trip and found
Panama to be a very interesting
Mrs. Paul Oarhet, of Hatesburg. Is
visiting h?r parents. Mr. ami Mrs. L.
Strauss, on Sumter Pireet.
Mr. laaac Strauss has returned to
tha city after a business trip to Hates?
Mr. ami \l - Ii S. McKagen have
returned to Qreenvllle, after spending
asvsrsl days In the city with relatives.
Mr. McKagen Is manager of the Postal
TflegTaph o.flce at that place.
Mrs, L*. D. Jennings has gone to
Charleston to spend a week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. 8. McKagen. of
Camden. are visiting In the city.
m Hi?? h.n HI ^i Mi: WORK.
?i hiidi lorn to Hook and Studies
IIsfi Holkas/i at Ten Weeks.
The city schoola resumed their work
Thursday morning, when the seven
hundred or more pupils who have
been enjoying their holiday for the
past twelve days returned to school,
carrying; with th.-m hooks and pre?
pared to do more and better work
during the rest of the scholastic year.
Many of them had decided upon this
course in New Year resolutions and
the end of the session will And out
how well they carried out their reso?
M W C King, a merchant of tm*
city, died at his home. No. 214 West
Liberty Street. Wednesday afternoon
after an Illness of about one we. k,
aged 12 years. Mr. King was born
ggsd rsised feSUf Summert<>n, but came
to thla city six or s??ven years ago and
h - o, . n ItvtgSJ hggg ssgjtl that time.
The funeral services were held
from the residence at 4.30 o'clock
Mr. Klna leaves a widow, seven
children and three brothers and two
-?l >l I I It < niTi'V M MtKI I
i orrvr t >d Daily by
Krrie-i I i<?ld. Csfttefj Pu/er.
I miter. Jan. 2.
Wood middling 1 - "? -?*
Strict middling 12 1-4.
Middling 11 1-1.
11. Dow middling 11 7-s.
Low middling 11 3-8.
Staple ' otton I ?> to 1
gfSg **>rw OsnSan Market.
n. w York. Jsn. 2
January , ... 12.74 II.11
May.12.15 IM 4
July.I Ml 12.HO
Ihm- IU bind Last Vt ?r.
I -..ants Tr? asar. r i' ?'. Wulhu e
reported Thursday morning ?hat the
collection of tunes this your w.if much
behind what if * the f?r.-*t of last
JSSgf He hit got had tlUM lO
p..*t sjp and bud |nni vrhal pt r <?? tit
ItM tax? ? nr* h. hind ut v ill do SO
in the ncv f'-w duy* During Hon?
dav and Tuesday the belated 1 il pay
ers n. id. a ru?h OS Ihe oflles and
the eouuty tiangsjrsf end hli assistant
*,.re i'i 1 i" r? '?? ?? Ihe mom y nnd
Issue th. Slfjtl MOTS than $-'??.
000 wen? ">k n m during It* two
I'llli: LADDIES' XKW I'NIFOHMS.
Hoy* of ||m Hrc Department l'ur
rhano New Helmets and Suits.
The tiff turning ladi of Bvmttr will
make a very fiery appearance when
tiny put on th?- new helmets, suits
and respirators which a number of the
boys Ordered for themselves and
which WON received sometime Tues
The new suits of the llremen are
known as "<iulck hitch" suits, being
very easily donned, and the helmets
Iff of bright red, containing the let?
ter "S" in white on the front of each.
The respirators are something like
football nose guards, and enable the
themen to enter into a amokc-filled
building without experiencing serious
difficulty in getting their breath.
H \ l> CLOSE C ALL
Negro Driver Narrowly 1*'.-rapes Be*
rious Injury in Kunaway.
From The l>ail> Item. Jan. 1.
Wash Smith, colored, a driver for j
W. 15. Hums & Son had a close
brush with t s. nous accident this
morn Um when Mm hone which he wai
driving became frightened and made
a sudden bolt throwing the nan out ol
the wagon and almost under the
The l"us' hitched' to the wagon,
was standing nearly in front ol W. U.
I'.r ns & Bon'I place of business,
When something slipped on one of
the ihef*l and frightened the animal,
it started running, ami threw Smith
to the ground, where luckily he es
aped with oi.ly minor injuries In the
way of a badly bruised arm. The
harness worn by the horse was torn
in pieces; not much injury was done
to the wagon.
I IK. M SCHOOL CONFERENCE.
Teacher* \\ ill Me. i In Columbia Jan?
A conference of the high tOhool
teachets of the State is to be held in
Columbia on the 17th and 18th of
January. Not only are the public and
private high school teachers invited,
hut every college in the State has been
invited to send at least one representa?
tive The object of the meeting Is to
discuss in a purely Informal way some
of the vital question of high school
organization. administration. and
teaching. Kvery teacher doinn high
POhoel work and every college pro?
fessor ought to he Interested in these
questions. Those attending the con?
ference will carry back directly to'
their work whatever inspiration anil
suggestion thoy may get.
The meeting promises to he well at?
tended. A number of high schools
have already given notice that they
Intend to close on the 17th, In order
to give the teachers the opportunity
MORE EVIDENCE AGAINST NE?
son of Dead Man Gives Further In?
formation of Shooting.
More evidence has been secured by
the police and coroner against Char
Icy Mack and Susie Brown, the ne?
groes held for the murder of Robert
Brown in Grler town several days
Brown'l ten-year-old son, who was
alleged to have been asleep the night
of the shooting took place, was taken
in charge by the police the day after
the shooting and took them to the
house win re Brown was killed. Here
he gave the otlicers the information
that his mother changed clothes af?
ter the ihOOting und showed them a
hole between the ceiling and the
wcatherboarding where she had hid?
den an apron and skirt, both of
Which were discolored with blood
I ?( ilns. Th'i police held these as fur
I? oof that the statements made
by Mack and the Brown woman were
not t: ne. The boy, t.p .n examination
by the coroner, testified to the fact
that hi was in the room at the time
the shooting took place and that Mack
was playing and his lather dancing.
Later Mack told Brown he was going
to shoot him, raising the gun at the
same time and firing without getting
up from his chair. Brown then start?
ed toward his wife, who was near
him, but she moved out the way, the
olood gushing out of his wound all
over her clothing as he stepped to?
ward her. The wounded man then
Staggered two or three steps and fell
in front of the doorway. It was here
that the police found the body about
an hour later in a pool of blood. The
neuro woman and her children had
stepped in the blood and tracked it
about the floor, the scene being a
. ghastly one even to the officers.
Do Vou Need Shoes?
r.etter go to McCollum tiros, whe:e
the clearance sale is.?Advt.
The Sumter Gas and Power Co.,
1 have one of the prettiest stores in the
city. Almost every appliance SC
; comtnodating gas is on display in
? their attractive show rooms.
Coats and Coat Suits.
You should see the coats and coat
suits at Mct'oiium Bros clearance
The college contingent at home for
the holiday's are enjoying life ap?
parently, d? spite the continued
^Touchiness of the weather man.
Supposedly they refuse to allow busi?
ness to interfere with pleasure.
What it Takes to Dross You
McCollum Bros have it at clearance
ULI:ASK BENEFICIARY IN TOILS.
Adulterer, Paroled by Governor, Or- i
dered Buck to Penitentlnry.
Columbia, Pec 30.?Jack Parish,
;i white man Of Marion County, who
was convicted of adultery and was
paioh-d by Goverfnor Blease on De?
cember 9, has been rearrested by the
sheriff of Florence County and will be
sent up to serve his term, as he has
Violated the condition of the parole.
Telegraphic instructions to recom?
mit Parish to the Penitentiary wore
sent to the Florence iherif by the
The knowledge that Parish had vio?
lated his parole came to the Governor
today in the shape of a telegram from
Sheriff Thos. L. Purch, of Florence,
reading as follows: 'Have you paroled
one Jack Parish, a white man, con?
victed Marion County? Has been
convicted In this county for being
drunk and disorderly. Sentenced on
December 28 to county gang or fine
of $20. Also threatened to kill Rural
Police Cole and Deputy Sheriff Cain.
When he IS released must I return
him to Penitentiary? Piease advise j
The Governor wired Sheriff Burch
as follows: "Your wire. Recommit
.lack Parish to Penitentiary at once."
The dlowing statement was given
out by the Governor as his reasons
for paroling Parish: "Parish, Jack,
'white.' 'Convicted at the October,
1912, term of court for Marion county
Of adultery and sentenced to eight
months in the State Penitentiary.'
"Petition was presented by the peti?
tioner's mother, who is 72 years of
age and who seems to be in very bad
health. The petition states that the
defendant is the sole support of an
Infirm mother, who is 72 years old
and who Is suffering from the neces?
sities of life owing to her inability to
earn a living by her daily toil. Her
friends furnished the money to pay
her way to Columbia and back to
Marion. I presume this was done to
touch the heart of the Governor in
person, and i am glad it can be so
"The petition is signed, asking for
! the parole during good behavior, by
i \V. Bt Blue, sheriff Marion County;
ID. F. Miles, Clerk of Court; James
Norton, James Stack house, G. B.
Stackhoiise, county treasurer; J. D.
; Montgomery, L. T. Stackhouse, VVm.
: T. P ans and many other prominent
j citizen:? of Marion.
j "Upon this showing ! paroled the
young man during good behavior, and
j on the further condition that he sup?
port his old mother. Parole dated
i ?ecember 9, 1912."
The Holiday Eve Club dance was.
as usual, a largely attended and en?
joyable social event.
GARLINGTON GOES HOME,
Special Ortler Isaued by Governor for
Laurent! Man to Vlall His rather.
Columbia, Jan. i.?John Y. Gar?
lington, serving a three-year sentence
in the State penitentiary left yester?
day for l^aurens to visit his father,
Col. S. D. Garlington, who is said to
be seriously ill. He was accompanied
by one of the guards at th" peniten?
tiary and will remain at home for s? \ -
eral days. The governor did not grant
Garlington a parole but issued a spe?
cial order for him to visit his father.
The action by the governor, it is said
was taken as a result of a statement
by Dr. R, E. Hughes, the physician
of ('<>l. Garlington.
John Y. Garlington was convicted
on the charge of breach of trust in
connection with the Seminole Securi?
ties company of which he was presi?
Mr, Robert L. McLeod has taken
his place in the county supervisor's
office as clerk to the county board,
relieving Mr. John U. Sumtcr, who
has accepted the position of Chief of
The Purrott Hilling Company will
he opened for business sometime about
the middle of this month, or as soon
as the machinery can be installed.
The concrete bridge at Dingle's
Mill is now nearly completed. This
is the first concrete bridge to be built
in the county. It will probably be
opened to the public by the first of
The work <>n the Claremont Hotel
building is now advancing to the
final stage. The doors have to be put
in, the windows painted and the place
will be ready for the installation of
the furniture and fixtures. At pres?
ent workmen r-re putting down con
! crete sidewalks in front and to the
i side of the building, on Main and
County Auditor R. E. Wilder open?
ed his office Wednesday for the tak?
ing of tax returns for the year 1913.
The office will now he open for this
purpose for three months, during
which time all tax returns must be
made. Miss Reida Drown, who as?
sisted in the office last year, is again
In the olfice to assist the auditc:
while the returns are coming in anl
in making out the list of taxes.
We beg leave to inform our friends and the public gen?
erally, that we have purchased the business of the China
Drug Store and will hereafter conduct the business at
the same stand under the firm name of Zemp's Phar?
We do not feel that we come to you as strangers, for we
are well known to a large number of the people of Sum
ter and of the surrounding counties, especially Kershaw
and Lee, but rather tnat in the cycle of years we are
but returning home, for it was here that our father, Dr.
Frances L. Zemp began his career as a druggist and
no doubt is still remembered by some of the older in?
We intend to make this our future home and with that
end in view we cordiai'y solicit a full share of your pat?
ronage, assuring you tnat it will be greatly appreciated
and we feel that if honest treatment and strict atten?
tion to all the details that go to make a perfect drug bus?
iness count for anything;, we wtl
OUR BIG HAPPY NEW
AR CLEARANCE SALE!
Our entire stock at Great Reductions. Men s, Boy's and Children's Suits and Over?
coats. Equal to any tailor-m^de at half their price, all pure wool garments. A Big Selec?
tion from which to make your choice. Our clothes are of the best makes, Schloss Bros.
Co. and Spero Michael & Sons.
/Hen's Suits and Overcoats.
$ 7.50 &
$19 00 &
$12 50 &
8.50 Sale Price
11.00 >ale Price
13.50 .Sale Price
16.50 "-ale Price
$ 5 00
$ 7.45 :
$ 8 50
Boys' and Children's Suits.
$ 1.50 Suits, Sale price $ 1.15
$ 2.50 Suits, Sale price $ 1 65
$ 3.00 & $3.U) Sale price $2.25
$ 4.00 & $4.50 Sale price $2.75
$ 5.00 & $5.50
$ 6.50 & $7.00
Sale price $3.85
Sale price $4.95
Sale price $5.75
Sale price $7.45
II Vi s Kl in ced,
loo hut*, ut ::><?; $1,50 hats for $1.10:
m> imt> for 11.7ft] $1.00 hat* lor
$&Sa, sn isou hais $1.30 and $4.00.
MMM o d prices.
BOYS' knee pants reduced.
50c Kind now.|Ot'
7."? and H5e \aln<s..-,.-><?
$t.OO K Ml
11,50 and SI 73 Kind
$21.541 1% it i?l
sill IM S reduced.
30c K ind now.He
$1.00 Kind now.75c
$1.50 anil $1.75 Kind now.$1.23
Wo sell the Eclipse shiit?you
know thei lire the beet.
MENS' <>M> PANTS.
$2.50 Kind. Side Price.$1.75
?3.00 A $3.50 Kind. Sale Price $'2/2
$1.30 Kind. Sale Price.$:?.?-?
$5.0<l a $5.50 Kind, Sale Price .$3.8
sr. oo a $0.50 Kind. Sale Price. .81.1
$7.00 a sh.no Kind. Sale Price $5.7
Mi iNS1 AM) BOYS SWEATERS.
50c Naples M.SftC
$1.00 a $1.25 \ aloes at.75c
$3.00 a $3.50 Kind.$2.'J5
We huve a few odd suits h it. $1.50
und si.7 ? Kind. Sale price.05c
MENS*, LADIES' \\l> CHILDREN'S
$1.00 Children'! shoes, tale.83o
$1.50 Child's or I,aduV. Now . . $1.10
$2.50 Hens' or Ladies' at.$1.75
$3.00 Mens* or Ladica' at.$2.J5
$3.50 Metis" or Ladles' at $2.05
$4.00 Mens' at.$:t. 15
$5.no Mens* at.s:i.s5
And the Beel of Edwin < lapp
$0.00 a St?.5ii Kind, sale Price. $1.95
Trunks, sui? c;m > and Hand Bau?
at lt?'?lu< ? d Pi ice-.
iEZ FOR CASH ONLY
16 S. MAIN ST.
SUMTER, S. C.