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PREPARING FOR PIRK.
TREKS BEING PLANTED AND
DRIVEWAY LAID OFF AT
WATER WORKS
STATION.
Ground* Will be Convened Into City
Park and Amusement Place, as
Weil aa a Beauty Spot for City??
Chance* at Water Works Plant.
The changes which are now being
effected at the waterworks station
grounds by the city under the direc?
tion of Councilman C. G Rowland
will, when completed, convert that
place Into a modern park, which will
afford many of the children of Sum?
te r a place for amusement, as well as
providing a beauty apot for the city.
The grounds owned by the citj cov?
er an area of nearly thirty acres. A
line of trees haa been planted all the
way around these grounds and trees
are being planted throughout the
grounds. A driveway is being laid off
through the grounds and the whole
will be a park of which Sumter may
well be proud. Of course, it will tuke
some years for the trees to grow,
bat the first steps are being taken
now, and this goes a long ways to?
wards having the work done. The
main entrance to the park driveway is
from Corbett street, slthough en?
trances will be set out from Pine and
Church streets. The entire drive?
way will be about a mile, or a little
over in length, and of this distance
itqly a space of S3 feet Is straight. The
sagt of the driveway Is curved, the
curves being In sll directions ami
hinds.
Councilman Rowland, who says that
the planting of trees is his chief hob?
by, ban not relied on any one kind of
tree, but la having all kinds of trees
planted In order tc avoid any sameness
of rppearanee, which might detract
from the beauty of the park. Numer?
ous kinds of oak trees have been
planted in the line near the outskirts
of the pa" In addition to other kinds
of trees. ..ees will be planted at a
distance of twelve feet on each side
of the driveway for its entire length.
Mr. Rowland hopee to plant a number
of long leaf pines In the center of the
pars?, a feature which will add beau?
ty and interest to the place a numbe r
of yean* from now, when most of the
U*ig leaf pines will be gone from this
Sectio?.
The driveway is being laid out by
MY. MeLellan and will be opened up
In the near future, but it Is probable
milt H will be several years before
1W a^wunos are opened aa a public
MmattiUn>?ty* lathe meantime
eWTajn^iTi Iii nUlli ii win continue
Ih ^Vgltov? t Ion and each tree on the
grounds will tend to aid In purifying
the water, as the trees consume much
of the impurities which might other?
wise go into the city water supply.
HOLLAND DECLINES INVITATION.
Washington. Peb. 8.?The Nether?
lands government, through the Amer?
ican legation at The Hague, has for?
mally declined to accept President
Wilson's suggestion that it follow the
course of the United States and break
off diplomatic relations with Ger?
many.
Information to this effect reached
here today in confidential dispatches
from Holland.
THREE SHIPS TORPEDOED.
London. Feb. 9.?Three Norwegian
ships, totalling more than six thou?
sand tons, were reported sunk by to?
day's German submarine operations.
The largest steamer was the Hans
Klnsklnick. formerly the American
steamer Satllla. Steamer Ida was sunk
without warning and the captain wim
landed with a part of the crew re?
ported that the mate and a steward
were killed on deck by gunfire. Most
of the crew of the steamer Sterakog
were taken aboard the submarine af?
ter the vessel was sunk, according to
the chief officer and carpenter who
landed at Queenstown.
Columbia, Feb. 9.? 0. W. Scott, a
venerable Columbian, who died Wed?
nesday, at the home of his sister, Mrs
IB. C. Scott, on Pulaskl street, will h
burled at Sumter today. Brief ser
vlcen were held at the 'emu lu*t ? w \
Ing. Mr. Scott was horn In Rome,
Oe.. November *?, 1814. He Is mr
Vfntd by four children. Thw.se are: J
L. Scott of Darlington. K. It. Scott of
Millen, Gh., Mrs. Reil of Columbia und
Miss Mamie Scott of 8umter.
LonJon, Feb. 10.?Lloyds urn
nounces that the British steanr.cr*.
Lulilngton and Mantola have been
sunk. The crew of the Lulllngtoi.
landed yesterday. The Norwegian
vessel Soldakkon Is be'.leved to have
beon sunk. Two of her crew were
lost.
Washington, Feb. 10.?Columbia's
advantages as the site for at least one
of the three proposed government ni
trete plant units are set forth in u
brief filed with Secretary Baker bjf
Senator Smith, of South Carolina and
n representative of the Columbia
Chamber of Commerce.
TO HAVE SPRING FESTIVAL.
BIG CELEBRATION TO BE PUT ON
BY COMMERCIAL ORGAN?
IZATION.
Detailed Plans for Affair Not Yet De
elded on, But Committees Have
Been Appointed to Work Ibctn
Out?New Directors of Chamber oi
Commerce.
(By E. L Rear don.)
By order of the board of director
of the Sumter Chamber of Commen t',
and with the City Council of Sumt. 1
In hearty accord, after a discussion of
the proposed plans outlined belt*
between the entire City Council and o
special committee of the Chamber of
Commerce, at a special meeting ol
City Council on January 24th, it was
decided that the council and the
Chamber of Commerce would cooper?
ate In the holding of a spring: festi
val in this city during March of th(
present year.
Acting under appointment of the
board of directors of the Chamber of
Commerce, President J. Z. Hearon ot
the Retail Dealers' Association con?
curring therein, directors O. A. Lam
mon, B. S. Booth, W. Percy Smith,
and President Hearon met with City
Council in special session on January
24th, at the office of Mayor Jennings
Secretary Reardon acted as spoke. -
man for the board of directors.
After the members of the commit?
tee had stated that they were th< i
for the purpose of securing the OQop
J eratlon of City Council in the plan and
, that the directors of the Chamber of
! Commerce had initiated and autho<. -
ed the committee to proceed to for?
mulate plans for a spring celebration.
Dr. E. 8. Booth, the chairman of the
special committee, directed Secret r\
Reardon to explain in detail the ob?
jects of the Joint meeting requested
by the Chamber of Commerce com?
mittee with City Council.
It wan stated to council that the
Chamber of Commerce and the Retail
Dealers' Association feel that Suin?
ter has made such wonderful pro?
gress under the commission form ol
governnment, and under the splen l.'l
business management of the pres? nt
city council, having put down already
$126,000 worth of paved streets and
sidewalks, and having voted an atoli
tlonal $76,000 for more street paving,
making $300,000 In all for impro
streets of concrete, vitrified brick, as
phalt, and blthulithlc, and many
miles of cement sidewalks, many Sum?
ter cltisens feel that Sumter has Mou ?
thing addltonai to be proud of now
aad temethinguthat e?e~oaa eho*?
rflsHors with "commendable pride. The
above with a $36.000 new girls' high
' school building, and about $15,000
?pent in sewer, water and drainage
pipe extensions, within two years
Therefore why not **a a little cele?
brating and invite our friends of the
other municipalities in this and oth
er States to visit Sumter next spring,
and see what a progressive, optimist,c
"get together" spirit will do for any
community even thougn faced by the
adversities of financial and industnii
depression in the cotton States dur ng
the European war. Also afford op?
portunity for intelligent discussion of
the plan to build permanent high
ways throughout Sumter township,
and other townships.
And in addition to tho forc^ c
why not invite the thousands of Sum
ter's friends and customers from
Sumter, Lee, Clarendon, Kershaw, Or
angeburg, Richland and other counties
tributary to Sumter's commercial in
terest and have them accept ?smter'f
hospitality and at tho same time f ur?
nish some wholesome recreation '
amusement for the masses of the in- n.
women, boys and girls of the rural
districts from whom Sumter derive*
its living and its commercial supper' V
We can also at the same tlmo eo
operate with the United States go -
eminent and the South Carolina ?
partments of agriculture, coming ?
and industry in inaugurating a .v -
tematic campaign of preparation
the coming of the cotton boll wee\ii
by an agricultural chautauqua or
ries of meetings of the farmers, ba
ers, merchants, land owners, rent
and others in showing tho men
confronting this State by the in?
able approach of the boll weevil Inn
the Pee Dee counties by the year 1 !?
The merchants of Sumter will I
asked to participate by putting ot
special exhiblton of their goods
exhibiting, each Arm in its own |
cullar way, and under Its own dir
tlon, the latest fashions In men':;, v
men's, boys' and girls' outfits, i
displaying what Sumter merelm h
have to offer to the people of
Pe?* Deo counties of South Osrolli
the grocers, automobile agencies, n
h nery r om c? ns, hardware, jewel
furniture, and all lines of busln<
cooperating to help Sumter keep op
house during the week of tho spn
festival. Those concerns feeling so
cllned may put on special dollar ;?'
decorate their store fronts and ?
dows, and display their goods In
general fashion display,
There could also he a trades ?.
I 'ny parade, floral parade, partlclp
ed In by tho boys and girls of the C
UNITED STATKS NOT IN THAT
SORT OF GAME.
[>act of Doubtful Validity and Not
Considered by Tliis Country in De?
cision.
Washington, Feb. 8.?A formal
statement giving assurances that the
government has no intention of sev
ing hank deposits or other property
belonging to any foreign subject even
in the event of war was issuedi by the
state department today with the ap?
proval of President Wilson.
The stiitcment was prompted by the
anxiety of German subjects in some
^ections regarding savings depo^i^
und by the many reports in circuhi
tion regarding the intention of the
government concerning war bound
vessels in American ports. It maV.cs
no specific reference to the Prussuin
American treaty of 1828, which pro?
vides for the immunity of such pro:>
erty, which has been regarded as of
doubtful validity, saying merely that
j tho government "will in no circum?
stances take advantage of a state of
war to take possession of property to
which international understand inl?
and tho recognized law of the land
give it no just claim."
The decision is understood to be In
furtherance of President Wilson's de?
termination that there shall be not h
mg in the conduct of the United Staus
to warrant criticism, rather than in?
dicative of any specific inclination to
acknowledge the validity of disputed
provisions of the old treaty.
J Officials did not comment on a press
dispatch from Berlin saying Anibns
sador Gerard has been asked to ob?
tain a ^ratification of the treaty but
previously they had indicated that
<aich a suggestion would find no re
; sponse here under present conditions.
schools and St. Joseph's Academy, and,
the military'companies of the, boys
high school, and If they can be per?
suaded to participate, lets have as
many of the rural schools as possible
in the big "get together, get ready for
the boll wovll parade." The Shrine
and Patrol club, and other .f^terinl
and 'vie organizations could also tui -
loading parts in the parade.
Sumter can show its widely, famed
city school system with pride, und
doubtless profit to visitors of many
other towns and cities. Of course t he
details of this proposed spring festi?
val will have to be worked out later,
and the above tentative program eith?
er curtailed, added to,^k Jw^ ise
. .nhgnged as. clrcumstajsMa^j^^BL^A^
In order to make the pro^HR oc?
casion as festive as possible (JEd at
the same time harmonious, it was
pointed out that the J. F. Murphy
American Shows now wintering in
Sumter, and spending many, thou?
sands of dollars here were desirous
of participating in this spring festi?
val, and had offered to do everything
within the power of the management
in the way of furnishing a first class
band for the parades, meetings, etc.,
and also made a proposition will -h
would be of money value to 1 ic
Chamber of Commerce and Retail
Dealers' Association, and at the aauie
time furnish much free entertain?
ment, as well as cheap, but whole?
some paid for amusement for the
i hisses of the people who are too poor
to pay extravagant prices for thca i l
cai amusements or too poor to go oft
to Atlantic City, and other places tor
recreational amusement.
It was further pointed out that it
Is a general policy of many progres?
sive towns and large cities to annual?
ly entertain the thousands witl n
their trade territory, by furnishing
wholesome recreation and amuseni- it
for a few days for the pleasure of the
thousands of farmers, their Wives,
sons, and daughters, and for iiie
massos of the laboring classes v. io
are the real backbone of the body
politic and who support the city of
Sumter by their trade as consume1',.*,
and as bank depositors, and supn<<*'t
other cities.
Tho statement was made that small
cities like Furnier, Florence, Oran -
burg, Columbia, and Darlington : re
not really cities in the general t?c
Optatlon of ihe detlnition "city," but
ire in reality the most thickly sett' 1
portions of their respective count s.
Such small cites depend almost en?
tirely upon their agricultural bai i
frounds, together with such manufac?
turing enterprises, and employees >f
transporttaton lines for their ppmmer
?ial support as may be located in guch
? maller cities.
The larger metropolitan cities 1 JS
New York depend entirely upon < t?
ports and imports, wholesale, jobbin
i! order and manufacturing PUsi
' rs for their support.
The proposed spring festival WOV'd
?rove a forerunner of and a fine op?
portunity to unite tho men, women,
boys and girls of the rural districts
and the business men of Sumter for
Ihe big 1917 Gamecock County Fail
And for the boys ao'? girls of l?'0
city and the rural schools to beco o
friends, City Council unanlmou ly
uthorlsod the Chamber of Common ?
to enter Into a contract wjt/i i
HOUSTON NAMED TREASURER
TO BECOME CHIEF OFFICER IN
COLUMBIA iiOAX BANK.
Progressive Banker of Monroe, X. C,
Secures Coveted JoJ)?-Cousin o!
Secretary Houston?Tliree Director
sliips to l>e Filled.
Columbia. Feh. 9.?David A. Hous?
ton, a banker of Monroe, N. C, and
first cousin to thu United States Secre?
tary of agriculture, David Francis
Houston, bus been appointed a direc?
tor and treasurer of the Columbia
farm loan bank and will come to Co?
lumbia about next Thursday with the
president of the bank, F. Jf, H. von
Engelken, formerly director of the
mint. They will proceed Immediately
to make preliminary dispositions for
the early opening of the bank.
Three of the ftvo directors who will
govern the bank during its period ot
temporary organisation remain to ho|
appointed by the* farm loan board.
Two of the three salaried positions
which only directors' can occupy have
been tilled. The vacant post is that
of secretary. The president receives
$G,500, the treasurer $1,000.
Mr. Houston has been for several
years cashier of the First National
bank of Monroe and he lias also been
active in local politics. He was clerk
of the courts of Union county, North
Carolina, for six years. He is
years of age, is married and has five
children. He will reside in Colum?
bia. Mr. Houston went to Washing?
ton Tuesday and there accepted the
appointment. He is a graduate >>:
Trinity college and for a number of
years after leaving college was an in?
structor in Trinity Park preparatory
school.
No arrangements for the temp r
ary or permanent quarters of the
' bank have been closed.
THE COST OF W \H.
British War Office Calls for More Than
Two and a-half Billion Dollars
More .
, London, Feb. 9.?Parliamentary pa
peri announce that the government
will ask a supplemental credit of tv o
hundred million pounds for war ex?
panses to March 31st, and also, a voto
of three hundred and fifty million
pounds as the first installment for
next year.
QUART-A-MONTH BILL.
Senate Shows Disposition to Let u Lit
tie Lequor Come Jto^DuRant Bill
Has Large Majority.
Columbia, Feb. 9.?The senate to?
day refused to strike put the enact?
ing words of the DuRant quart i
month prohibition bill by a vote of 13
to 31. By equally overwhelming ma?
jorities it refused to accept sub?
stitute shipments of beer or to puss
a "bone dry" bill.
Orders for whiskey can not be
placed except on prescription by phy?
sicians, and affidavit must be made is
to the character of the disease. The
I putient must be more than 21 years
old. Ministers may procure one quart
of wine a month for sacramental pur?
poses. Women, except the heads of
families, minors and students are ex?
cluded.
I Philadelphia, Feb. 9.?Because they
are unwilling to take the responsbul
ity of the war which might follow Ins
sinking of an American ship, the big
oil companies here are disposed to
withhold from sailing ships of Amer?
ican register. The companies arc wil?
ling to ship oil to Europe but th Ir
customers must furnish the vessels.
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Murphy American Shows, providing
for their exhibiting in Sumter for ?
en doya beginning March 17th ,und
the furnishing of free attractions,
plenty of band music for the parades,
meetings, etc., of the proposed festi?
val, and furnishing a full brass bi ud
for the booster trips to the runil liis
tricts advertising the spring festival
and the merchants' trade week.
Secretary Reardon has signed a
satisfactory contract with Mr. J, t<\
Murphy, the proprietor of th ??
shows which has been approved by 1 to
special committee above named.
At next weeks' meeting of the dir *?
tors of the Chamber of Commtr S,
fi"e new directors, Messrs. A. C.
Phelps, H. A. Moses, H. R, Van Devon,
ter, E. D. Cole, and J. Frank \\ 1
llama, recently eleted, will, with ?? ir
hold-over directors have the plea si <
and the opportunity of furthering the
plans for the spring festival, after
their installotion as directors, Co >
mittces will be appointed who v '11
work in unison with several exp< '1
lady and gentlemen promoters of I
Murphy American Shows now w u
terlng in Sumter. These proniob rs
are experts in their lines and will be
much value to the business men. > r.
Williams the local farm demonstrator
is away at Clemson Colcge this we< k
and the meeting o*" the directors w r?s
postponed by the secretary as the
erslflcntlon and preparation for * ?>
' oil weevil features of the festival . re
very important.
WORLD COMMERCE CRIPPLES.
SUCCESS HAS MARKED SUBMA?
RINE WARFARE FOR FIRST
WEEK.
It' Carried, on for Any Length of Time
a large Part 01 Ships Would l>o De?
stroyed and Commerce Could Not
Successfully l>e Carried on.
Washington. Feb. 8.?Germany's
lUthless submarine warfare continue!
With the success of the past three
days would destroy within a short
time a great part of the world's mer?
chant tonnage. Officials here esti?
mated today on records for the thr? e
days since expiration of the time al?
lowed in tho German proclamation
I for ships at sea on February 1 h
I get into port that vessels were being
sunk at the rate of nearly a million
tons a month, the amount German
'naval authorities set as necessary f
starve tho British isles.
At that rate it would take Just
four years to destroy the tonnage of
the entire world, 48,000,000 tony, if
all the world's ships ventured into the
j war zone.
Lloyd's report puts the tonnage
j sunk February ~>, G and 7 at about
j 85,000 tons.
I The world turned out in 1910 les~
j than 2,000,000 tonnnge of merchant
vessels. During the year the Germans
sank a trifle more than that, making
? the net loss in world's shipping about
! 1 1-2 per cent.
Ship manufacturers in all the allies
j and neutral countries are rushing
j work tin merchant ships. Vessels have
j been standardized and it is almost
; impossible to have inn de anywhere a
j ship of special construction. Tr?^
British government is having built
J great steel cargo ships all alike and
of the simplest construction. The
yards are busy night and day on their
1 construction and as they are off the
ways keels will bo laid for more.
There are no figures to show the
amount of tonnage constantly on the
seas carrying goods to and from the
British isles. United States customs
I reports show that about 1,190,000
' tons clear from American ports
every month but as some vessels clear
twice the figures are misleading.
About the same amount of tonnage
arrives monthly from Kuropean ports.
Of the 4 8,000,000 tons of merchant
ships in the world Great Britain owns
about 20,000,000 tons. The United
States is second with a little more
than 6,000,000 tons, of which 2,00<\
000 tons is in lake and river trade. In
American ports there are 95 German
merchunt vessels of 600,000 tonnage
which put in for haven at the out?
break of the war.
NEW NAVAL BASK.
Helm Commission to Report on South?
ern Ports Later.
Washington, Feb. 7.?Establishment
of a new naval base on San Francisco
bay and development of the Puget
Sound navy yard as a base was recom?
mended today by the board of navy
officers, which made a special study
of the situation. Their report urt,< s
'. immediate appropriations of $1,500,
, 000 for acquisition of a site on Si n
Francisco bay; $2,250,000 for further
development of Puget sound.
Later reports by the board will deal
with eonditiors at ports in the South
and other sections visited during the
tour of inspection. It was s.-id
I tonight that the board's conclusions
had not yet been formulated, except
as regarding the Pacific coast. The
board's report as to that coast went
to congress today with the approval
of the president. It says an urgent
necessity exists for a new yard of
sufficient stee and equipment to ac?
commodate the entire Pacific tleet.
The board concludes that the Mare
Island yard, on upper San Francisco
bay, while valuable for Industrial
purposes, cannot be developed into a
fleet base.
Dr. (.iiir.spitr Leaves Florence
Florence, Feb. g,?The Rev. i.'ich
ard T. Gillespie. who for the p.ist
several years filled the pastorate of
the First Presbyterian church in
Bast Evans street, and who recently
resigned to accept the pastorate of a
church in Lexington, Ky., left for his
new home Tuesday night, accompi ti?
led by his family. Their thousands of
Florence friends regret their depar?
ture.
A scald, burn, or severe cul heals
?lowly if neglected. The family that
Keep:; a bottle of Ballard's Sno
Liniment on hand is always pi
pared for such accident*. Price 25?
50c, and $l.oo per bottle. Sold by I
Sibert's Drug Store.?Advt.
Washington. Feb. 1*. Tho entente
allies' embassies today asked the stat
department thai the publication of
I the sailing of vessels and publication
of manifests cease.
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A heavy cold in the lungs that was
expected to cure itself has been tin
starting point in many cases of dis?
ease that ended fatally. The sew
course is to take freuuonl doses <?
Mallard's Horehound Syrup li check
the progress of tin- disorder and as?
sists nature to restore normal condi?
tions. Price 25c, 50c. and &i n n
hot tie. Sold bj Sibert's Drug Store.
Advt,
KECtlET ASSOCIATION TO <tg
I KK \V. A. STl ( KKY FOR ^
GOVERNOR,
Coalition of Agricultural Inievooi ami
Organised Isibor contemplated?
]>< ^Lvlativt* Candidates in lOatii
County, Witli Prateans Full State
Ticket. ?
Columbia, Fob. 9.?An ambitious
plan of the Farmers' Secret associa?
tion, to dominate the South Carolina
political campaign of next summer,
by organizing the agricultural inter?
est in each county and cooperating
with the union labor forces, became
known in Columbia yesterday through
a man high In councils of the asso?
ciation. William A. Stuckey of Bish
opville will be put forward for gov
ernor. legislative candidates will prob
ably be offered in each county and
it may be that a full State ticket will
be presented.
Leaders in the movement are in
close touch with those w ho directed
the campaign whereby farmers re?
cently carried North Dakota, electing
the governor, all the State otlicers, the
lower house or the legislature and al?
most a majority of the senators. Not
only is it intended to bring about a
coalition of the farmers and the or?
ganized craftsmen, but it is in contem?
plation to affiliate the new association
with the American Federation of
Ixibor. j
Mr. Stuckey, who some time ago
j announced himself a candidate for
I the governorship, will not talk about
the new movement or even admit that
he is to head its ticket. All he will say
is that he is in the race regardless1 of
who may be the other candidates. Mr.
Stuckey has been perhaps the fore?
most leader of the moderates in the
Blease faction. His declaration i:
terprcted by some observers as eW^
dencing that those backing him have
left out of their consideration the po?
litical fortunes of the former govern?
or. Mr. Blease is himself a candi?
date once more for the governor?
ship, according to one of the news?
papers which he has in terms ap?
proved as an organ of expression for
his faction.
There has been talk in some quar?
ters that the warehouse association
may put out a State ticket but this,
it is said authoritatively, will not
sw'ervc the Farmers' Secret associa?
tion. "We know our friends and will
not he fooled by former leaders or
'would have been' former leaders of
former factions," was the way in
which one of the Farmers' associa?
tion Teaders put" the ma?cK The
warehouse association meets Monday
night at 9 o'clock in the city coun?
cil chamber.
Washington, Feb. 9.?A caucus of
senate Democrats will be held tonight
to pass finally on the administration's
two hundred and fifty million dollar
revenue bill, w hich has been virtually
agreed on by the senate commerce
! oommitte.
Gas in the stomach or bowels is a
j disagreeable symptom of a torpid liv?
er. To get rid of it quickly take Ker
bine. It is a marvelous liver stim?
ulant and bowel purifier. Price 50c.
Sold by Sibert's Drug Store.?Advt.
Columbia, Feb. 9.?The Clemson
j College fertilizer tax for the first
j eight months of the fiscal year
I amounts to $94,414. This is a slight
' increase over the same period last
I
year.
When the bowels become irregular
you are uncomfortable and the long-'
er this condition exists the worse you
feel. You can get rid of this misery
quickly by using Herb-.ne. Take a
dose on going to bed and see bow
fine you feel next day. Price fcOc.
Sold by Sibert's Drug Store.?Advt.
Columbia, Feb. 9.?Clenison college
Will not send a company of cadets to
Washington to participate in the In?
augural parade, according to W. M.
Uiggs, president, who was in Colum?
bia today. i
A child that his intestinal worms
is handicapped in it^ growth. A few
doses of White's Cream Vermifuge de?
stroys and expels ivorins; the child
immediately Improves and thrives
wonderfully. Price 2Sc per bottle*
sold by Sibert's Drue Store.?Advt.
Tax Return Notice
1 will attend in person or by deputy
j at Ihe following mimed places and on
the dates mentioned, for the purpose
of receiving tax returns for Bscal
year If 17, on all personal property,
polls, road and dogs:
TlndSls, Thursday, Jan. 4.
Privateer, Friday, Jan. I,
Levl Biding, Tuesday. Jan. 9.
Wedgetield, Wednesday, Jan. 10.
Claremont, Thursday. Jan. 11.
Ilagood, I'l i lay, Jan. 12.
Ilcmbcrt, Tuesday, Jan. If.
Dalxell, Wednesday, Jan. 17.
lirogdon, Thursday, Jan. 1*.
Oswcgo, Friday, Jan. It.
Maycsvllle. Tins. Jan. L'."?.
Pleasant Grove, Wed. Jan. 2t.
Hltlloh, ThU. Jan. LT?.
Norwood Cross Roads, Frl. Jan 2d.
It. R. Wild ?PK.
County Auditor.

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