A Money Saving Opportunity!
Here's a money making and a money saving investment. No element of speculation
about it. Invest your money in good clothes while the bottom is out of the market.
S2&.0Q Suits and Overcoats, now only
21.00 Suits and Overcoats, now only
16.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
$12.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
10.00 Suits and Overcoats, now only
7.50 Suits and Overcoats, now only
$8.50 Knickerbocker Suits, now only $6 00
7.50 Knickerbocker Suite, no w only 5 00
8.00 Knickerbocker Suite, now only 4.00
5.00 Knickerbocker Suite, now only 3.50
4.00 Knickerbocker Suite, now only 2.75
3.50 Knickerbocker Suite, now only 2.25
$8.00 Men's Troueere, now only $5.50
7.00 Men's Troueere, now only 4.50
6.00 Men's Troueere, now only 4.00
5.00 Men'e Troueere, now only 3.50
4.00 Men'e Troueere, now only 2.75
3.00 Men'e Troueere, now only 2.00
2 50 Men'e Troueere, now only 1.75
2.00 Men'e Troueere, now only * 1.37
1.50 Men'e Troueere, now only I QO
$1.50 Boy's Knickerbocker Pante, now $1.15
1.25 Boy's Knickerbocker Pants, now .87
1.00 Boy'e Knickerbocker Pants, now .75
75 Boy'e Knickerbocker Pante, now .60
50c. Men's Heavy Fleeced-Lined Underwear, now only 40c.
50c. Men's Heavy Ribbed Undewear, now only - - 40c.
$1.00 Wright's Health Undderwear, now only
25c. Boys' Underwear, now only - ? -
Nothing will be charged at Cut Price ?ale. Our Clearance Sale will continue until January 22.
THE D. J. CHANDLER CLOTHING CO.
S\imter. S. C.
WIDME SP AY, JANUARY 19, 1910.
mm\\m%& at the P?sjtosBco M Bosnier, 8.
CL, M Second Oaes Matter.
J. T. McPaddln?For Sale.
rajah Banders?Puppies for Sale.
" Nell O'Donnell?For Rent or Sale.
TVa D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.?
A Money Saving Opportunity.
Mrs. J. B. Whllden has returned
from a visit to Charleston.
Mr. J. C. Durant, of Durants, was
1? the city Friday.
J. A. Weinberg. Esq., of Manning,
was In the city Friday.
Mr. Johr K. Crosswsll left Friday
mernlng for San Francisco, via St.
Louis, the Grand Canyon >f Coloiado
and Los Angeles. He will sail from
flan Francisco on February Gtb on
the steamsnlp Cleveland with a party
of about sl:c hundred on a trip around
the world that will Include in the
Itinerary. Hawaii. Japan, China, the
Straits settlements, India, Ceylon and
other points of Interest In the Orient,
Egypt and the Mediterranean coun?
tries of Europe. The duration of the
tour will be about six months. ^
Mrs. T. H CovlnRton and son,
Master Harold Peyton, of Baltimore.
Md., are visiting their cousin. Mrs. C.
W Klngmore on North Church :tr? -'t.
Mrs. K. H. Harby Is spending some
time at Rockledge. Fla
Mr. Hugh Phelps, of Washington,
N. 0 . ?s In the city.
Mr. J. H. Cunningham went t?
Mr. W. IV Newman. Of Klllotts.
was in the city Saturday. (
Mrs. Joe Mlnnls went to ColttAbil
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Rutledgs wenl
t<- Columbia Saturday
Mr. K<1 Haynsworth went <??,.
Rev. James McDowell, that good
old clergyman, the former pastor of
the Manning Presbyterian church,
has returned from his old charge af?
ter a very delightful visit. He was
greeted affectionately and sincerely
by his hosts of friends of all creeds.
Mr. Walter B. Logan, the genlul,
handsome, accomplished and highly
esteemed representative of the Germ
ofert Manutacturing Company, of
Charleston, is In Sumter and Is being
greeted by his hoste of admiring
friends, who find the perennially op?
timistic and always lovalble "Walter"
as refreshing as the morning dew as
Mrs. W. S Schumacher went to Co*
Mr. Henry B. Briggs has return?
ed from a business trip to New
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Hvby have
returned from a visit to Chattanooga,
Mr. Geo. C. Warren left Monday
on a business trip to Washington,
Mr. M. O. Dantzler, of Orangeburg,
was in the city Monday.
Mrs. A. C. Ducker and Mrs. Chas.
Brldgers left Sunday morning for
Wilmington, N. C. to visit the sister
of the former, Mrs. J. J. Fowler.
Dr. William L. Auld, of Springfield,
S. C, Is In the city.
Mr. Frank Hill hau returned from
a visit to Fernandlna, Fla.
Mrs. J. H. Wilson and little daugh?
ter, of Chattanoga, are visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Horace Harby.
A Coming Marriage
Invitations have been Issued to the
marriage of Mr. Lev! Laurie Demp
sey to Miss Idelle Council, of Wanan
lih, N. C, on the evening of January
the 19th at Wananlsh. Mr. Dempsey
has been located In this city for some
t me, and is associated with J. H.
Cunningham In the lumber business.
Mr. Miles F. Costln died at 1 a. m.
Sunday after a brief Illness of pneu
motda, aged 65 years, at the home of
his brother. W. It. Costln <-n East
l.ib.rty Street The l.?mains were
lakSfl to Wilmington, X. C, for l.i
t Tment Monday mornini
Mr. 11 H. Hair, the miller at the
First Mill, died suddenly <>n Saturday
morning, aged about sixty y. ars. He
vas found dead in the stable and the
ippearance of the body when founl
I idleated thai he had*been dead sev?
eral hours. The supposition ll that
lie died from heart disease.
Virgil Plait, 'i bright and promis?
ing JTOUng business man Of Sumter,
died Saturda> In Wedg. field, at the
Imme of his sister, Mrs. M. L, Parier.
Tuesday Mr. Platt was operated on
lor a slight aliment but did not ral
ly from the operation,
Mr. Platt was from Holly Hill, this
State, and had been in Sumter about
eight months. He was a member of
the firm of Johnsofi, Tavel and Platt,
architects. He was 26 years of age,
and was a graduate of Clemson Col?
lege In the class of 1904, with the
degree of Electric Engineer.
The funeral which was held on
Monday from the- residence of Mr*.
Frank Welch, this city was attended
by a large number of his friends, to
whom his unexpected death was a
source of sincere grief.
Supervisor Mooneyhan Dead.
Blehopvlle, Jan. 16.?H. F. Moon?
eyhan, county supervisor, died this
morning at an early hour, after four
days' sickness of pneumonia.
Funeral services will be held to?
morrow at noon at the Methodist
church here and burial take place at
old Bethlehem cemetery.
The terra cotta drain pipe on the
east side of Harby avenue, which was
laid about two years ago, has been
dug up and is being relald on a high?
er level. This was made necesasry
by the fact that when the sewer pipe
was put down on Calhoun street the
Harby avenue storm drain pipe was
cut off and plugged because it was
on the same level and interfered with
the sewer line. Nothing was said
about this change and no steps taken
to remedy the trouble until the storm
water backed up on their lots caused
the Harby avenue people to Inquire
and kick. The drain was much need?
ed, and was secured after much ef?
fort, and they wore not willing to
have it rendered useless without a
H? alth ofllcer Reardon was on the
Graded School grounds a few days
ago apparently superintending the
digging of a ditch across the yard
from the Calhoun school. Inquiry
elicited the information that the wa?
ter spigot was being removed from
against the steps to some distance
away where the children would be
able to get water and not make a
slop near the building. The former
arrangement of buckets and dippers
Bet around On benches, has been done
away with for sanitary reasons, and
the school children will hereafter get
water fresh from the spigot instead
of from buckets In which the mi?
crobes were washed from the dippers
after being used consecutively by the
children. The other school build
ings have had the same reform insti
THE PIANO CONTEST.
Interest is Growing and the Votes Are
Coming in More Rapidly.
1. ulatlon of the ballots re?
ceived up to the 15th instant show
that the several candidates have the
following votes to their credit:
Miss Tresa Chandler . . . 87,758
Miss Ullis Josephine McCol
Miss Eleanor Wallace . . . 15.492
Mr. Raymond Stancill .. .. 17,515
Mrs. Florence Shields Thomp?
son . 4,840
Miss Christine Garhardt . . 1,550
Miss Julia Welch. 4,225
Miss Inez Wells. 2,640
Miss Edna Hughson. 7 3.29 7
Miss Mazle McLeod. 3,435
Miss Lucile Baker. 1,050
Miss Nell Barwlck. 1,010
Miss Virginia DuRant. 1,025
Miss Katy Gaillard. 1,025
Within a t?sj days Superintendent
V?'. W. McKagen of the Water Works
r?a<it will have two drinking hy?
drants put in at the Lincoln school
? co cred) similar to the ones at the
three white school buildings and the
ua*1 of water buckets trill be dis?
pensed with, the pupils getting water
by holding ';he dipper under the fau?
cets. Superintendent of City Schools
S. H. Edmunds and the health de?
partment feel grateful to the water
department for the pre .pt and
courteous co-operation always readi?
ly given In maintaining sanitary con?
ditions at the city schools and to all
other departments of the city gov?
Mr. \Y. B. Keyes, who has accept?
ably filled the position of agent for
the Atlantic Coast Line for the past
year or eighteen months resigned on
the 1st instant, hut remained in
charge of the office until Tuesday.
When Mr. J. P. Taylor, the new
agent arrived. Mr. Taylor comes to
.-'uinter from Marion and Is an ex
perienced railroad man, and will be
qualified to fill the position here.
A kerosene stove became ignited
in the residence of Mrs. C. Q. Bult
man on Friday and the alarm of
fire was given. Before the hose wa?
gons arrived the incipient lire was
under control, The stove was a
wreck but the damage, otherwise,
For exceeding gall commend us to
the Sugar Trust. It has rivals, but
no equals, in consummate uudaclty.?
CLEMSOX TEXTILE SCHOOL.
Celmson College, Jan. 13.?A re?
cent number of the American Wool
and Cotton Reporter has an excellent
write-up, well illustrated, of the tex?
tile department at Clemson College.
A few facts extracted from the article
concerning the work of the textile
school as at present conducted,
should be of interest, because of the
part it is playing in training young
men in cotton mill work and because
the work of the school as at present
organized has never been published
in the press.
The Clemson Textile School Is the
oldest of the Southern textile schools,
having been established in 1898. It
Is run as a department of Clemson
Agricultural College. The first di?
rector of the school was Prof. J. H.?
M. Beaty, who was succeeded by
Prof. C. S. Doggett, the present di?
The four-year college course In the
textile school Is designed to give the
student a general education as well
as special training in textiles, and
leads to the degree of Bachelor of
Science. In this course, aside irom
the purely textile subjects, which oc?
cupy the last two years very largely,
the student Is given good training
In the mathematics through calculus,
four years of English and literature,
history and political economy, chem?
istry, physics, mechanism and me?
chanics, steam and mechanical draw?
ing, wood, forge, foundry and ma?
chine work. The faculty of the en?
tire College aids the facility of the
Textile school in this work. The
work in textile industry proper is
carried out under the heads of card?
ing and spinning, designing and
weaving, textile chemistry anil dye?
ing, each under an instructor who
has had considerable mill exp? ri"M<
along his special line of work.
To meet the requirements of those
who have neither time nor education
to enter college regularly for a four
years' course, but who have had mill
experience, a special two-year course
is given. This Is essentially similar
to the courses open to mill operatives
In textile BChOOll located in mill
towns. Those who are proficient in
arithmetic and can express them?
selves clearl} in writing. and who
have had at least (me year's experi?
ence in a mill, and are eighteen years
of age, are admitted. The work in
this course Is in carding and spin?
ning and weaving, together with
some work in English, mathematics
Recently there has been establish?
ed a course In cotton grading, design
ed for persons of mature age who are
interested in buying or ware housing
of cotton. This begins at the opening
of the second term in January and
continues for six or more weeks de?
pending upon the proficiency of the
student. Several hundred "sample
bales" are graded. At present this
is the only textile school having such
A special post-graduate course, de?
signed for those wishing an extended
course in cotton manufacture, de?
signing, dyeing, or industrial year
college ccurse, with the addlton of
such related subjects as will lead to
the proper understanding of Indus?
trial affairs. The subjects include
combmg, mule spinning, mill con?
struction and organization, Jacquard
weaving and building of Jacquard
harness, loom fixing, designing dye?
ing, manufacture and technical ana?
lysis of chemical and other products
used in textile industry, the sociology
of mill life, welfare work, and labor
The leader In point of time of
establishment, the Clemson Textile
't hool still tries to lead the Southern
schools In the breadth and efficiency
of Its work, and Is doing a great work
for the cotton industry in the South.
Many of her graduates hold leading
places in the cotton mill work of this
and other Southern States.
To any person holding
tickets: I will have another
Saturday, Jan. 15,
At 8 P. M.
For the Diamond King and
Clock, if not called for by
The numbers that have
been drawn are : Diamond
1631, Clock 1990. Any one
holding either of these num
bers must bring them in by
Saturday, it not they will be
W. A. Thompson,
Jeweler and Optician,
SUMTER. - - S. C.
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