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MANNNG.s. C., J.AN. 23, 1W7.
Publishes All County and Town Of
ficial Advertisements.
Advertisers will please re
member that copy for a
change of ad. MUsT be in
this office by Saturday Noon in order to
insure publication the following week.
Big White Goods, Wash Goods, Lace and Em
broidery Sale, About the Middle of February.
Notice is hereby given to the public
that we will hold a big White Goods,
Wash Goods. Lace and Embroidery
and New Spring Goods Sale, about the
middle of February, and the Sale will
be in charge of Bargain& Co. Get your
monfey ready for this great bargain
feast, as we are now placing orders for
this sale, and will have some splendid
things toshow. In the interim we will
offer all winter stuff at a sacrifice.
Ladies' and Gents' Underwear will
be slaughtered. Men's heavy fleece
lined Shirts and Drawers to match,
only 40c. each, value, 50c.
Ladies' heavy ribbed Vests with
pants to match at 23c. each. Dress
Goods, Cloaks and Jackets all going at
a sacrifice.
Now keep this store and this sale in
mind and save up your money, as we
have some splendid values to offer in
both new spring stuff and winter stuff,
closing out at sacrifice prices.
W. E. JENKINSON CO.
Congratulations to Judge Wilson.
Mr. 0. P. Bourke of Georgetown was
in Manning last night.
Mr. Perry Krasnoff of Summerton
spent Sunday in town.
The Joshua Simpkin's Company show
ed here last Saturday night.
Mr. C. E. Strange of Winnsboro is
visiting in Clarendon this week.
Mr. Watts Gowdy, a piominent
merchant of Lake City, was in town
yesterday.
D. Hirschmann has moved into the
store recently made-vacant by C. M.
Davis & Co.
Mr. R. L. Blackman of the South
Atlantic Oil Co., spent yesterday in
town on business.
The town council is having another
supply tank dug on Brooks Street, near
Major Levi's residence.
- Mr. C. E. Strange, of Winnsboro, is
spending a few days with relatives and
friends in the county.
Several from here joined a bunch of
Summerton sports last Monday and are
camping in Santee this week.
A militia company has been organ
ized at New Zion. Mr. Joe Gibbons is
captain of this new company.
Solicitor John S. Wilson was today
elected Judge of the Third Circuit by
a vote of 84to076, in the Legislature.
Mr. R. J. Bland, a prominent mem
ber of the Sumter Bar, was in town
yesterday, on professional business.
-Manning and Georgetown will not
be in the State League this season, as
they had no representative at the meet
ing in Sumter last night.
The Alcolu railroad will runaspecial
tramitoGamble's Tuesday, the 29th,for
the big administrator's sale. See the
- ad. in another column.
There was a large crowd at the tur
key shoot last . Thursday at Martin's
lake, and everybody bad a good time.
The day was pleasant and the dimfer
extra fine.
If we are short of local matter this
week it may be attributed to our being
very busy last Saturday' with public
matters, and Mr. Oliver O'Bryan's ab
sence from town.
Messrs. Scarborough and Dingle
spent last Saturday (Lee's birthday) at
their homes in Summerton. There
was no session of the legislature. Dr.
Woods remained in-Columbia.
Mr. G. P. Scarborough, former
sheriff of Darlington, and a brother of
Hon. 0.0C. Scarborough, was in Man
ning Saturday, and drove, through the
country to Summerton.
Invitations are out' announcing the
-marriage of Miss Marie Kincaid Rabb
and Mr.- H. Leroy Witherspoon, to
take place in the Associate Reformed
Presbyterian church at Winnsboro on
Januar'y 30th.
There will be a meeting of the Cot
ton Growers' Association on -Saturday,
February 4th, at which time President
E. D. Smith will deliver ahi address. It
is hoped that i large gathering from
all sections will be present..
At the soldiers meeting on Saturday
at Miss A nnie Loryea's house, one .of
of my comtrades exchanged, hats with
me. I am fondof my old hat and beg
that the one who has it would exchange
back with me. D). J. Bradham.
President B. D. Hodge returned from
Birmingham, Ala., where he attended
the national meeting of the Southern
Cotton Association. Mr. Hodge was
called upon by the association to ad
dress them upon .the practical side of
the cotton question. Mr. Hedge coy
erecd himself with grory and closed
amid applause.
Don't forget .ae Clemson car will be
in town Thursday week. Every farmer
should be on hand, as questions of vital
interest to them will be discussed by
these gentlemen. from Clemson, and a
practical demonstration of the work
carried on at this great institution will
be fully shown.
By instructions ot the postoffice de
prtment, an examination was held in
M anning last Saturday for Rural Route
Carrier from Summerton, a position
made vacant by the resignation of Mr.
Vernon E. Scarborough. Messrs.
Joshua W. Anderson, Julian E. Mel
lette, Louis T. Fischer, B. C. Ragin
and Samuel L. Brunson. stood the ex
*amination. Mr. Louis Appelt was the
examiner.
On Monday morning there came
very near being a serious wreck of' the
- assenger train for Columbia. A hand
car loaded with ties was on the track,
near the crossing, when the passenger
came running up. The hands did not
have time in which to remove the car,
and when it was hit by the fast moving
train, it was broken into splinters. It
was almost a miracle the passenger.was
not derailed.
Died at his home last Thursday B.
Reese Gibson, aged about 83 years.
The funeral took place - Saturday
morning- at Home Branch church.
Rev. J. N. Tolar conducted the ser
vice. The deceased was a Confederate
soldier, served one term in the legis
lature. He always took a lively inter
est in the Sunday school, and was for
many years the Superintendant at
Home Brach. He was a good citizen,
a staunch friend and a man of influence
wnhi community.
Monday about noon the residenlce of
Mr. David C. Plowden, near Brewing
ton, was completelv destroyed by fire,
together with all of the furnishings. It
seems that the fire originated up in the
ceiling of one of the rooms, and was
caused on account of a defective flue.
Mr. Plowden was not at home when the
building first caught, and consequently
nothing scarcely was saved. Ie had
just gotten in provisions for the year
There was no insurance at all.
Capt. D. J. Bradham, with a number
of his old comrades, marched up the
street Saturday to the home of Miss
Annie Loryea to receive the decora
tions which this lady had for the "Old
Vets." These old soldiers are becoming
fewer, their lines are growing thinner,
and the few present on this occasion
were far on the shady side of
life's slope. Their step was not as
steady as of yore, their heads were not
erect, the lustre of their eyes has
faded, but their pride in being an old
soldier is unshaken, and when they re
turned from Miss Loryea's home with
the cross of honor upon their breasts
they seemed to straighten up, walk
erect and step firmly.
Wise Counsel From South.
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Electric Bitters will positively cure
this distressing condition. The first
bottle gave me great relief and after
taking a few more bottles I was corn
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great remedy." Sold under guarantee
at The Arant Drug Co. Price 0c.
CAPITOL CORRESPONDENCE.
Columbia, Jan. 21, 1906.
Since my last letter there has been
very little but routine work done here.
The new administration has taken
charge, and immediately after the Gov
ernor's inauguration I made out and
handed into to his office, the list of can
didates for appointment, nominated in
the primary. These were: TreasurerL.
L. Wells; Auditor,A. P. Burgess; Mag
istrates: At Manning, S. M. Youmans;
Summerton,A. J. Richbourg; Paxville,
L. S. Barwick; Pinewood, A. P. Ragin;
Foreston, J. E. Richbourg; New Zion,.
W. E. Fleming; Turbeville, J. P.
Turbeville.
As mentioned last week, Dr. Woods
has a bill to abolish the magistrate's
office at Turbeville. This bill came up
for consideration, and Mr. Scarborough
moved to strike out the enacting words,
which put the Doctor on his mettle
and he made a speech to sustain his
ontention. He contends that it is the
wish of Salem to have only one magis
trate,and to give that magistrate and his
onstable increased pay, as all the work
done in Salem is done by the magis
trate at New Zion. Mr. Scarborough's
motion to strike out the enacting words
had the approval of 'Mr. Dingle, anad
the motion prevailed, which meant the
death of the bill, but just before it was
finally buried, Mr. Ship, of Florence.
directed attention to a House rule re
lating to officers, and the matter was
passed over, thus giving Doctor Woods
another opportunity to get his bill be
fore the House. This measure has
reated a small size storm in the Salem
section. There are some in and about
the New Zion section wanting the leg
islation Dr. Woods is asking for.
Whether or not they believe it to be in
the interest of better service, or be
cause they are the friends of the New
ion magistrate and want him and his
onstable to get more pay, I do know,
ut when the Doctor claims he is rep
resentinoP the wishes of a large major
t of Salem in this matter, the rest of
the delegation cannot agree with him.
because we have in our possession a pe
tition containing the names of 158 citi
zens of Douglas and Sandy Grove town
ships, urging us to kill Doctor Woods'
ill. Then the delegation views the mat
ter in another light; the office at Tur
beville has been cut off from New
Zion by the County Executive Commit
tee so that New Zion and Midway could
vote for the magistrate at New Zion.
nd Douglas and Sandy Grove vote for
agistrate at Turbeville. These mag
istrates were recently nominated by
the people of their respective sections,
nd the delegation, with the exception
of Dr. Woods, feel that to not permit
the magistrate at Turbeville to have
the office to which he was nominated
would be a violation of the primary
pledge, hence they will stand by the
nominee of the primary and leave the
:agisterial offices in Salem as they
are and upon the same pay.
Mr. Scarborough has introduced a
bill in the House to prevent the adul
teration of cotton seed meal and to pro
vide a penalty therefor. The bill was
oeferred to the committee on .agricul
ture. The cotton seed mill interests
were aroused by this bill, and made a
desperate fight before the-committee
to prevent favorable action, but Mr.
Scarborough met their arguments at
every turn and succeeded in convinc
ing the committee that his bill was
meritorious and it was reported favor
able, thus giving the measure the ad
vantage of the committee's prestige
and support. I am told by some who
were present at the committee meeting
that "Old Scarborough's" answers to
the scientific arguments of the mill
men appealed to common business and
he proved in his own peculiar way that
his knowledge was obtained, not from
lectures and books, but from actual
practical experience. When he finish
ed the fine spun theories of the oil mill
magnates was full of holes. The bill
has not yet been printed, and therefore
I am unable to give its details, but as 1
understand, it is to prevent cotton seed
meal that has not the proper per cent.
of ammonia from being put on the
market as standa'rd. I think he wants
the standard to be not less than eight
per cent. ammonia; anyway his pur
pose is in the interest of the farmers.
There was a measure in the House to
regulate the sale of cocaine. Doctor
Woods was opposed to it, moved to
strike out the enacting words, and
after Mr. McMaster spoke in the bill's
defence, Dr. Woods again got up and
made a speech in opposition. He con
tradicted some of the statements made
by Mr. McMaster and ridicuted the
idea of any but medical men formula
ting such measures. The Doctor thinks
when it comes to anything that relates
to diseases or medicines laymen should
not tamper with it, but leave those
things to the doctors. The bill went
to a third reading almost unanimously.
The bill I spoke of last week rela
ting to prevent immigrant agents from
oming here and inducing the labor
away, was passed to a third reading. I
was about to introduce this same bill
in accordance with several editorials I
had published in THE TIMES. I, be
ieve it will have a good effect and is in
the iterest of our farmers, but when I
found that Doctor Sawyer, of George
town, had already such a bill, I tore up
mine to enlist upon his side. .With me
it makes no difference who introduces
a measure, if it appeals to my judg
ment as a good thing .for the public
welfare I will support it.
The bill introduced by myself rela
ting to labor contracts, after the best
argument I could make, did not con
vince the committee that it should pass
and they made an unfavorable report.
I had the bill placed upon the. Calen
dar and will make a fight for its pas
sage upon the floor of the Senate. Sev
eral members of the committee are from
the upper counties and they told me
that the labor conditions with them are
satisfactory under the existing labor
ontract laws. They seemed surprised
to learn that with us the labor contract
system has become so abused that
when a man employs a hand he takes
the chances of paying money be never
dreamed of or waking up some morning
gang for not paying a debt to a werch
ant who put him under contract but
never had an idea of working him on a
farm. Since the bill has been reported
I have taken the trouble to explain it
to a number of Senators and I now be
lieve there is hope for its passage with
probably some amendments.
As chairman of the deleation I in
vited the House delegation to my room
at Wright's hotel, and we had a meet
ing last Thursday night. After con
sidering the estimates furnished us by
the county commissioners, we found
that it would be imdossible to reduce
the levy for ordinary county expenses,
and decided to make it as at present
2 3-4 mills, and to take the one-half
mill levy for jail purposes and put it on
the roads, together with a commutation
tax of S2. In round numbers this should
have about $S,000 for road purposes,
and with a business administration of
the commissioners' office I feel that
there will be a marked improvement
upon our roads and in our county
affairs. The delegation unanimously
signed the recommendation of Dr. C.
D. Geiger and B. P. Broadway for ap
pointment as members of the Board of
County Commissioners. Mr. Broad
way has had considerable experience
on the board and his continuance will be
of great value to the new supervisor.
Dr.Geiger was appointed to succeed 'Mr.
H. M. McIntosh. who was regarded as
ineligible because of coming from the
same section of the county that the su
pervisor resides in,- and it was thought
ise to have the commissioners repre
senting different sections. Mr. McIn
tosh has made a good commissioner,
nd it was with reluctance the delega
Zon displaced him. Docd r Geiger was
not an applicant for the place, but the
appointment was tendered him because
of the delegation's confidence in his
qualifications to sit on the lid of the
treasury, his excellent business ability.
The acceptance of Doctor Geiger should
be appreciated, as it will entail a great
sacrifice, and nothing but patriotism
induces him. I am satisfied that every
account against the county will be
thoroughly investigated jbefore paid,
and that every economy will be ex
ercised.
The delegation also named the town
ship assessors, having for their guide
nothing from the auditor, and only an
imperfect list found in the Comptroller
General's report for 1905. Therefore,
in the Salem section the selections iiith
a few exceptions, were made by Doctor
Woods, the other sections by Messrs.
Scarborough, Dingle and myself, and
they are as follows:
St. Marks-G. G. Thames, I. N. To
bias, W. H. Lowder.
Santee-C. H. Bradly, J. W. Clark.
W. G. Frierson.
St. Paul-A. J. Richbourg, David
Levi. W. A. Richbourg.
Friendship-J. S. Cantey, C. W.
Brown, A. P. Brock.
Calvary-George Tindal,P.B. Hodge,
W. E. Tisdale.
Fulton-Dr. P. M. Salley, 0. D. Har
-in, P. H. Broughton.
Mt. Zion-W. H. Muldrow, C. J.
Haley, E. C. Coskrey.
Manning-F. P. Ervin, W. P. Haw
kins, J. W. Ridgill.
Sammy Swamp-T. J. Tisdale, .i. W.
Mims, A. A. Broadway.
St. James-Jeff M. Davis. M. E.
Brunson, I. Y. Eadon.
Concord-J. D. Rutledge, J. S. Watt,
L. T. Fischer.
Sandy Grove-Luther McFaddin,
Samuel Adams, Silas Floyd.
Douglas-S. C. Turbeville, T. J. Gib
bons, J. F. Cole.
Plowden's Mill-J. M. Montgomery,
D. C. Shaw, W. M. Davis.
New Zion-J. H. Garland, Daniel N.
Wheeler, J. Edward Evans.
Midway-C. B. Baker, Samuel John
son, Pressley McKnight.
Harmony-W. E. Daniels, E. Rl.
Plowden, R. D. Thompson.
Brewington-T. L Bagnal, S. M.
Iaynesworth. W. T. P. Sprott.
I showed thie delegation at-'this meet
ng the financial condition of the
onty according to the statement furn
ished by the clerk of the Board of Com
missioners, and it is far from satisfac
tory to me. There was spent last year
an roads and bridges. and for the
~haingang the enormous sum of $10,
140.81, and this does not include, the
road engine upon which there is a
ebt still hanging over the county of
$2,610. We are informed the county's
note is in the bank bearing interest
fter the first of this month. We can
not remove this indebtedness unless we
raise the tax levy. It is impossible, be
aause with the present levy it will take
. most economical management to meet
current expenses. Then what is to be
tne? The people are crying against
oppressive taxes, and we are in debt
for a machine which is practically
worthless to the county, to pay for it
would require not less than three
fourths of a mill increase in the levy.
This debt will have to be paid, sooner
or later, but I thought we would watt
another year and see how we come out
with our new county administration.
There is another item of $1,580.80
spent for the poor. I had no idea Clar
endon had that many paupers living on:
the county's bounty. Where are they?
Surely not in the poor house, then they
must be living with their kith and kin,
and if a proper investigation is made
and the law complied with the number
of beneficiaries may be c'it down. There
is an item of S1:611.35 spent on public
buildings, not on the cc art house. nor
the jail; then whe:'e? According to the
County Commissioners' estimate it will
take $12,215.00 to run the county, and
acording to my calculations, 2 34 mills
will not raise this amount, but it is all
the cloth we are going to give the com
missioners and they must make the
garment accordingly.
I had prepared a bill looking to the
mprovement of our road system. This
I submitted to the delegation and after
making a few minor changes it was
agreed upon, so on Friday I introduced
it, and had it placed upon the Calendar
without reference, but on Saturday I
met with the County Commissioners,
nd went over the bill with them.
'his I thought proper, as they would
hae to operate the law. Out of defer
nce to them I consented to reduce the
number of working days on the road to
six," instead of "eight," as I had ori
ginally intended, and make the law
effective March 1st. The following
is the full text of the bill:
To provide for the working of roads, building
and repairing of bridges in the County of
Ciarendon.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the
State of South Carolina:
SSzCTIO. I. From and after the 1st day of
March 1907. all able-bodied male persons in the
ounty of Clarendon between the ages of eigh
teen and fifty years of age, shall perform or
cause to be performed. six~ days labor upon the
roads of saids County. or in lieu thereof, pay a
ommutation tax of two dollars. to be paid at
the time other State and County taxes are col
cted but not later than the first of February
Sc. . That the County Board of Commis
ioners for said County shall order and direct
the overseers of the various public highways of
sid 'ounty to summon the hands liable to
work upon the said highways to labor thereon
at such time or times during the year as
they may deem proper, and the conditions of
said higways reader it necessary, each of said
overseers being ordered and directed to snm
mon and require of each of said hands liable to
road duty, who shall fail to pay the commuta
tion tax, six days work of ten hours each upon
the highways to which he or they shall assign.
Should any overseer fall to carry out the
orders of said Board of County Commissioners,
the said Commissioners are required to prose
cute said overseer, and upon conviction he shall
be fined in the sum of not less than ten dollars
nor mere than twenty dollars or be imprisoned
not less than ten days nor more than thirty
SEC. 3. That it shall be the duty of said
County Board of Commissioners for said County
ad they are hereby required, where any im
portant pieee of road or bridge work Is to be
done and the cost of same exceeds twenty-five
dollars to let out contracts for same to thc
lowest responsible bidder after ten days adver
tisement of the time and place of said letting.
and the said Board shall require of the person
taking said contract a bond in a good and
suffcient sum of not less than double the
amount of said contract. wi-h proper security
for the proper performance of said contract. ahi
the plans and speciulcati'cs shall be furnished
b the Board in wrtlag and referred to in the
contracts so as to fully identify and show the
terms upon wh-ich such contracts shall be let.
SEC 4. Th;.t it shall be the duty of, the
County Board of Commissioners to appoint a
sslcient nuraber of overseers to warn out the
hand s bet ,.oa duty and to superintend
the work of said hands. and for superintfldif
said work, the said overseer shall be paid at
the rate of not exceeding one dollar and fif ty
cents per day for not more than six days in any
one year. Provided, that said overseer shall
not work the public roads with less than ten
hands at any one time. That said overseers
may warn road hands in person. or appoint
some suitable person liable to road duty on his
road as a warner, and such person so actmi
as a warner shall be exempt fron road duty for
the time he acts as warner.
SlEC. 5. That it shall ie 1ila wfiil fror an
person or persons to-cut any ditches across any
of the public highways of said County without
first having obtained a written permi t from the
County Board of Commissioners. who shall re
quire the person or persons applyre for such
permit, to put in the ditch or aitches t-hey may
cut across the public highways terra cotta pip
ing sufficiently .irge to provide ample water
passage.
SEC. 6. Any person or persons violating Sec
tion 5 of this Act shall he :,uilty of a nisde
meanor. and upon conviction shall be puiiisied
by a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars or
imprisonment not exceeding thirty days upon
the public works of said County.
SEC. i. That all Acts and parts of Acts in!
consistent with this Act. be and the same are
hereby repealed.
I should be pleased if some of my
friends, after reading this bill, if they
can improve upon it.. write me their
suggestions. I-am simply trying to im
prove present conditions.
The resignation of Judge Rt. 0. Purdy
as Judge of the 3rd Circuit, came
somewhat as a surprise, although I
had heard it rumored. As soon as the
news rea2hed Columbia there began at
once by the friends of Solicitor John S.
Wilson, and Hon. T. B. Fraser. of Sum
ter, a systematic canvass of the Gen
eral Assembly, and in my opinion, Sol
licitor Wilson will be Judge Purdy's
successor. Mr. Wilson did not reach
Columbia until Tuesday, and was taken
with a chill and a severe billious attack.
He was removed to the Columbia hos
pital where every attention was given
him, and when I left him, about one
hour before train :". he was on the
road to recovery. He was a very-sick
man, though I did not regard his ill
ness alarming. but fortunately, under
the circumstances, he has very loyal
friends who will care for his interests,
and will never lag, or leave a stone
unturned until they have succeeded in
placing the judicial ermine of the 3rd
circuit upon the shoulders of a man
who has made one of the best solicitors
in the State, and who deserves, upon
the ground of long and faithful duty,
fearlessly, and honestly performed, the
promotion.
Manning was well represented here
this week. The State Bar Association
nd the Supreme Court brought Messrs.
Davis, DuRant, "Lesesne, Weinberg,
OBryan, and Woods of the Mauning
Bar:
Mr. D. W. Alderman, of Alcolu. at
tended the Supreme Court, not as an
ttorney, but as one being attorneyed..
Adjourned Friday for Lee's birthday,
reconvened Monday afternoon. A.
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tional Pure Food and Drug Law.
We are pleased to announce that
Foley's Honey and Tar for coughs,
colds and lung troubles is not affected
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aw as it contains no opiates or other
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Honor Roll for January.
1st Grade-Anthony Altman, Archie
Barron, Rounette Hirschmann, Marion
ahoney, Irene Ridgill, Newton Tim
mons. -
2nd Grade-James Barron. Mildred
Ervin.John Gamble, Henry Grill, Netta
Levi, Maybelle Legg, Wiley Russell,
Sue Sprott, Susan Sprott, Brownie
Trescott, Maybelle White.
3rd Grade-Fannie Bradham, Celeste
Ervin, Joseph Burgess, Philip Grill,
erome Hirschmann.
4th Grade-Lucy Wilson, Lee Ridg
1, Preston Thames, Mollie Holladay.
5th Grade-Mary Jayroe, Mabel
odd, May Hodge, Ollie Strange,
eorge Trescott, Pat Nelson.
6th Grade-Martha Jenkinson, Pamn
nie Bradham, Helen Boger, Nellie
odge, Chov. Clark, Ludlow Timmons,
Alice Wilson, Louise Huggins, Cros
vell Davis, Julian Creecy, Robert
Ridgill.
7th Grade-Lillie McIntosh.
8th Grade-Fannie Mell Bradham,
~ary Ridgill, Marian Wells, Virginia
Wilson.
9th Grade-Wylie Hodge, ,Archie
Rogers, Taylor Stukes, Mattie Ven
ing, Gussie Young.
10th Grade -BeulahWilson, Emmie
ohnson, Martha Davis, Annie Dollard,
Louise Brockinton. Vallye Appelt,
attie Frierson, Bessie Harvin.
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will be sent by mail for 81.00.
A postal card with your name and .address
sent to H. R. B3OGER, Manning, S. C., will bring
you by return mail the free trial treatment and
an interesting booklet, so that you can at once
begin to cure yourself privately at home.
SBUSINESS LOCALS.
Red Rust Proof Seed Oats at 70c.
per bushel. Legg & Hutchinson.
Now is your chance 'to get your
orders filled for Cypress Shingles and
Brick. Don't wait. Legg & Hutchin
For Rent-As a general merchandise
store, the building next door to the
postofficee. A splendid stand. Apply a
this ottice.
Wanted-Persimmon and Dogwood
Logs. Will pay cash at points of ship
ment for cffT-load lots. For prices etc.
Address T. Childs, Sumter, S. C.
For Sale-One thousand bales choice
Pea Vine Hay, also one hundred
bushels Rust Proof Seed Oats. Apply
to J. D. Rutledge, Sum merton, S. C.
S ayed-About January 10th, one
lig~ red cow, with white spot in fore
head. Had on a bell when last seen.
A reward of $5. will be paid for infor
mation of her whereabouts or her re
turn to Joe Miller, N]anning, S. C.
Notice of Discharge.
I will auply to the Juge of Probate
for Clarendon County on the 24th day
December, 19065, for letters of discharge
as Executrix of the estate of Robert S.
Fleming, deceased.
ROBERTA E. FLEMING,
New Zion, S. C., November 24, I906.
'ro 3.e.H YOUNG- PEOPLE
We carr.catly request all young persons, no matter
ow limited their means or education, who wish to
obtain a thorough business traininigand good posi
tion to warite by first mail for our great half-rate
offer. S'.:cess. independenecarnd probable fortune
are guaranteed. Don't delay. Write today.
The Ga.-.Ala. Business College, lMacon, Ga.
t-OL.LISTER'S
Rocky Mo~untain Tea Nuggets
Eansy Medicine for Busy People.
7Ergs Golden Health and Reneved Vigor.
.eine for Coinstipation, Indigestion. Live
~. E:-v Troubles. Pimples. Eczema. Impure
i. .4. Bad Breath. Sluggish Bowels. Headache
::w! acitache. lt's Rocky Mountain Tea in tab
I forin. 33cents a box. Genuine made by
l-m.,.usma Daro Coarr-cv, 31adison, Wis.
GOLDEN NUGCGETS FOR SALLOW PEOPLE
E0LESiIRY-TAR
Rapid changes of temperature are hard
on the toughest constitution.
The conductor passing from the heated
10 inside of a trolley car to the icy temperature
0, of the platform-the canvasser spending an
0, hour or so in a heated building and then
0' walking against a biting wind-know the
difficulty of avoiding cold.
Scott's Emulsion strengthens the
body so that it can better withstand the
danger of cold from changes of temperature.
It will help you to avoid taldng cold.
ALL DRUGGISTS: 500. AND $1.00.
ERUVIAN GUANO
A Complete Natural Manure and
a Superior Base for Home Mixtures,
ANALYSIS:
Ammonia. .............p. Per cent.
Phosphoric Acid........... 9.00 per Cent.
Potash......................2.00 per cent.
(IENUMNE PERUVIAN GUANO holds first rank among plant foodl mate
rials. In their haste to use cheap fertilizers, consistin largely of Acid
Pho.sph te (dissolved rock). many farmers have, in a measure, over
ed t uae*matea. ea ow directly importing and plac
ing it upon the markrt at prices which make it the cheapest aswell as the
best scurce of plant food.
Skilful culture will avail little unless plants are well nourished. and the cxccss
or one element cannot supythe demand for another.
S PERUVIAN. GUANPO spies ALL the plant food elements furnished by
round bone. acid phosphate, tankaget dry pround fsh, dried blood, sulphate of
mmona. cotton seed meal. etc. These elements are already intimately mixed and
combined by natural processes, making it the
Best Possible Base for Home
Mixtures.
cor certain crops it nay seem advisable to add more Potash to the percentage
Kcontained in Peruvian Guano. either by mixing the material or by applying the
additional quantities as a side application. We are in a pesition to quote luwest
prices on the following materials. and to ship them along with the Peruvian Guano.
MOO rog61 Polosh M0u310 o1 NOl*s K0IB
HMlleOI 0 8010 80I100I0 01 P0I00 Bosic 810Q
An S-page book on -Plant Food Problems"' is of interest to every farmer and
will be sent free upon request, In it we describe the different fertilizer materials,
give formulas for every crop, and instruct the farmer how to make his own fertil
izer and save from $7 to *10 per ton by so doing. besides knowing what his mixture
contains.
THE COEMORL'IMER COMPANY,
33 Broad Street, - Charleston, S. C.
WE ARE
laily receiving additions to our stock, and it is our intention to bring the
brightest and most attractive goods to be had for the money, no matter where
we may have to go get them. We want to call your attention to our fine stock
:f staple
CROCKERY, GLASSWARE,
TINWARE, AND AGATEWARE.
We have everything in open stock, no need to buy sets, you can get one
piece or as many pieces as you want at'the very lowest possible price. Our con
tinued sales of
COOK STOVES AND RANGES
is an evidence of the splendid.values we are giving in these goods. The excel
lent cooking qualities of the 0. K. Store or Range, their handsome and massive
appearance, their elegant proportions of their makeup, the favorable impression
made by tnem as compared with other stoves all go towards helping us make
sales Anyone with a critical eye can readily judge when they once see our
0. W. Frince Stove at $12.50, or our 0. K. Duke at $15.50. Why they are so
popular we will appreciate a call from any housekeeper who has never seen
these stoves and will take pleasure in showing where they so far excell others.
FARMERS;
Don't forget to harvest your hay crop this year the first favorable weather. If
you have not got a Mower come and see us at once, we have Mowers and Rakes
ihat do the work anywhere that machinery can be used, and often where others
have failed.
SYRACUSE TWO-HORSE PLOWS.
We have all sizes of these well-known and popular plows.
AMERICAN FIELD FENCING.
We have a large stock of this well-known fencing. Let us figure and
show you how cheaply you can fence your pasture or farm and raise cattle and
make money while you sleep.
Very truly yours,
Manning flardware- Co.
$ ANITATIION. - I
M 5. L. KRASNOFF, Undertaker,
L. W. COX, Funeral Director. :
Opei? day and night to meet the demands of the needy. Our Un- a
C dertaking ]istablishment is complete in every respect. We carry
Coffins from $2.00 to $25.00; Caskets from $10.00 to $300., finished and
9 draped in the most artistic manner. We have Hearses for both white
C and colored people.
Residences, halls, rooms and contents disinfected by the most ap- 3
Z proved methods of modern science, destroying all contagious and in- :
: fectious germs of every nature.
Respectfully,
1ianning, S. C.
wE HAVE
in stock the best assorted lot of
BUGGIES
ever brought to this market, from 845. up to $85., and feel as
sured we can please anyone who wants a good, comfortable Buggy.
We have also
PHEATONS
two seats, for one or two horses; also the best lot of
we have ever handled before. The
PIEDMONT WAGONS
is a leader with us. We have a large lot on hand, and will guaran
tee satisfaction to those who place their trade us.
We have passed now into our seventh year, and to see small periods
like the past before we quit the trade with the people of Clarendon
and adjoining counties.
W. P. II'NINS & COMPANY.
'Ka
U"~.
ATTENTIO
PrLW BOYS
At this season of the year heavy Plow
Shoes are always in demand and in viewof
this we have now in stock a complete line
Xof Heavy Plow Shoes and we are able to
name very .close prices for the cash when
you consider the condition of the shoe mar-,
ket.
We also have in a large line of Blue
Denim Overalls at very close prices, from
50c. to $1.25 per pair. just the things that.
the Plow Boys need at this time.
@ We are still offering for the cash our en
tire line of
" Gents' and Boys
Clothing
at panic prices for the cash.
All Winter Underwear for Men and La
dies going very close for the cash.
We are also showing some new thilgs
in
Spring Goods,
* White Goods. &
W ash Goods.
call and see us for anything you may
need in Dry Goods of any kind.
A large line of -Ladies' Firre Skirts must
go. regardless of price.
Our entire line- of
MiDlinery Goods
must be closed out to make room. for. 6
Spring stock.
Please don't forget that we have a large
line of Plow Shoes of all kinds. Also Blue
Denim Overalls at very close -prices. Cal
to see us.
SW. E Jenkinson Co.
Warm
Clothlgn.
WINTER UNDERWE
SOFT FLANNELS
The best at Prices that Spell
AT.THE
Suxnmerton, 0.
Bu and
The short crops in the vicinity of Manning have cauised
prices this fall not to advance as they did last year.Now isthe inves
tor's opportunity, as with reasonably good crops and prices next
year's land will go much higher. Others think as we do. And
here are two orders recently placed with us by two men from
other counties, and the kind of men this county needs:
First. A farm. within easy reach of a high school and gooil,'
churches, properly improved and costing from five to ten thoead
dollars.
Second. A farm of from one to two hundred acres, within
reach of a common school and good church, costing fro three to
five thousand dollars.
If you can't pay cash we will help you to borrow the money
Manling Real Estate Age
E. D. Hodge, manager.
Office over Bank of Manning.

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