?e News and dderald
WMSBORO, S. C.
0;-E CROWSWN, Editor
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dmmunications:-We are always
bid to publish news letters or those
bainingto-matters of public inter
4i, when accompanied by the names
Ad addresses -of the authors. Articles
which are defamatory will not be
We assume no responsibility for the
q:nion of. correspondents.
- ntered at the postofiice in Winns-;
Sboro as second class matter.
THE TWO;QUART BILL.
The bill *n to go into effect
reducing s&iments of liquor in
tI the state from one gallon per
Month to the. individual to one
half gallon presents one inter
enting point in what may bE
termed legal ethics. When the
voters of South Carolina went or
record for Statewide prohibitior.
4he gallon a.month law was ir.
existence. Now the question is,
.4did they vote for prohibition with
the understanding that this law
S ould remain 6n the statute
books or did they vote the pro
b1tion ticketupon principle and
th the implied desire ot re
healng all existing laws which
madegpossible the importation of
intoxicating liquors? If the first.
sIPPOsition be true then the past
asies of the legislature misin
ferpreted the wishes of the peo
le or else took advantage of
? iithem in the passage of the two
*art bill. 'However. if the see
hd supposition be correct then
he onilregret would seem to be
tUat the bill vFas not made more
ingent t and a importation
" whatever prohibited, - In either
ease, however, the bill would ap
cpar in the nature o mprom
: e. Wen Of%,~' hat
theless of minor
~ '%,j. ~ur -second sufp
bly~ the sight
Sedetion :'6f iriiport
~1~lqu foni -fou.-to two
-~t~~a~dstinct gain for prd
litinand ~supplements' the
ies b iI admirably.'- While no
one iinagines -for a moment that
4twlamay niot be evaded by
hae use of another;s name yet
eurly theitotal amount imported
ntothe state-will be umquestion
ably 'reduced by the new law.
This being so we regard the two.
giart bill as .an effective aid to
-the cause of prohibition.
The articles which Mr. Eiliott
has been contributing to The
News and Herald for the past
several months under fue caption
"andom Recollections of Fair-1
field County," are both interest
ing and instructive.' Presenting
iany hitherto unpublished facts
and incidents of Fairfield's past
they should prove valuable to the
~istorian who shall at some day,
we hope in the not distant future,
compiHe the historical recordis of
the county. The News and Her
ald from time to time printed
many inter-esting series of arti
el. es of an historical nature and'
Sthe formation of a Fairfield his-'
torical so.aiety for the collection;
and preservation of such manu
script would seem to be not alone~
a matter for. county pride but a
real duty which we owe to comn
ing generations. Fairfield county
has no reason to be ashamed of
her past. Let us then take the.
proper measures to preserve these
records before they become hope
lessly lost and ~'the "original
sources" no longer accessible.
So far the trustees of Mt. .Zior
have taken no steps to install.
water works for the conyenience
of the pupils. -This should be
done for, while the pump water
is pure from a medicinal stand.
point, yet it is of a kind that the
children will not drink it and
they are at all times entitled to 1
an abundance of good pure water.
This is necessary for growing'
Since leap year is supposed to t
reverse the usual customs in af
fairs of the heart we presume'
that 1916 wlreod many in
stances of men doing the court
mg. '7 /
Mr. and Mrs. Marion' Mason
tnd Mrs. R. G.. Hamilton spent
Vonday in Columbia.
Mrs. Edward Mason has re
:urned from a delightful visit to
The.League meeting was con
lucted last Sunday evening oy
rs. Mrs. G. M. Perry. The
sbject was "The Consecration
Df Strength." The study- class
meets this week with Prof. C.
H. Fowler: The superintendent
of social service has planned a
social to be given on Friday
evening March 10, at the home
of Rev. Edward Mason. . All
members are invited to be
Ths Woman's Missionary So
ciety will meet Saturday after
noon with Miss Annie Robinson.
Mrs. Barnes Beckham is quite
Mr. Pope Brooks is at home
for several days.
A Ford Touring Car and a
String Band for Every Far
mer by" Living and Buy
ing at Home."
(Sumter Watchman and South
One hundred million dollars a
year kept at home in South Caro
lina means that every farmer in
Sumter county could ride in his
own Ford touring car with a
string band to accompany him,
and yet that is the estimated
amouit of money sent out o'
South Carolina annualy for food
and feedstuffs that can be raised
and grown on South Carolin
That doesn't include eithc
hundreds of thousands of dollarc
uselessly and foolishly sent away
to mail order and so-called "bar
gain* house" centers, that ought
t6 he spent with home merchant4
and home manufacturers, horm
I laboreys, and other home enter
Spending home money witl
home . enterprises, and buyin
food and feed stuffs from hom(
farmers would start an era oj
prosperity in South Carolina tha1
would simply amaze the masses.
This is a business propositior
that warrants investigation anc
expi very man anc
n wfho t sly sends off 2
.(olgr that could' e spent a1
'home, either by bu -g dir -
from*or through e: ter.
'prises, is simply crippl the fi
nancial condition zof. his or hei
home town or city,i helping tt
build up bigger cities far frorn
y.our own home, and "knocking'
down -the enterprises of oppor
tu'nity that-wdll provide employ
Iment for thousands of men and
won.en, and their boys and girlh
right at home. -
Sensible sayings always' bear
'Sendi: g y'our dollar away
from 'home is simply sending
your dollar ahead of your boy
and girl." If all the money s~ent
away, from Sumter. county'for
goods and wor~k -aud. bSains that
can be purchased at home, was
spent-at home, Sumter oounty's
better citizenship factories, her
public schools wouldn't. be-trains
ing citizens to go away to. build
up other cities and towns. They
could get work -.at home. We
pay for community builders and
other places use them.
Hundreds of Sumter boys and
Sumter girls are away from home
because they couldn't find re
munerative employment at home
We spend hundreds of thous
ands of dollars training hundreds
of boys and girls in our Sumter
city and ~Sumter county schools,
and when we turn out the finish
ed product in the shape of hun
dreds of graduates why most of
them have to leave home to get
work. Human product without
a home market.
Every city in the United States
can not be. and will ,not be a
geat manufacturing center. We
must get all the manufacturing
enterprises we can, but we must
develop our natural resources,
make our soils produce many
times more than they are produc
ing of millions of dollars worth of
saleable products, spend city
money with the home farmer,
and the home farmer and all con
sumers should spend every dollar
vith home merchants, then we
vill have business enough to pro
vide employment for thousands
f home men and women, and
or their boys and girls too. We
von 't need the factories so badly
Mfrs. Caldwell Dies in Texas
News was received here last
.eek of the death of Mrs. Maggie
aldwell, wife ofiMr. J. W. Cald
vel, at Peoria, Ill., on February
27. Mr. and Mrs. Caldwell for
nerly lived at Woodward, in this
ounty, but had made their home
n Texas for the last thirty years.
drs. Caldwell was an Anderson
efore marriage and was from
exas but had many relatives in
his county. The bereaved hus
aid is a brebher of Mr. James
. Caldwell of Winnsboro.
The rise in the price of gaso
ne has completely removed the
my from joy-riding.
CooDer Also In The Race For
Yesterday Governor Manning
announced his candidacy for re
election as Governor and with it
came the positive announcement
of R. A. Cooper that he would
also be a candidate. Governor
"I will stand for reelection, to
continue the work I have begun.
I am in the race to the end for
clean government, law and order.
I will let the Democrats of the
State hear from me in detail
Greenwood, March 8.-Robert
A. Cooper of Laurens announced
here tonight that he would be a
candidate for governor in the
Democratie primary this summer.
Mr. Cooper's announcement
was made after a conference with
friends from many sections of
the State, w6ho had come to
Greenwood for the purpose of
considering' his duty in the com
ing campaign. Mr. Cooper has
been here all the week, attend
ing court as solicitor for this cir
cuit and Greenwood is easily ac
cesible, hence its selection as a
meeting place for his friends.
In making the announcement,
iMr. Cooper stated that his plat
form would be given in due time.
Those close to Mr. Cooper say
that he makes the announcement
now so that his position will be
known. He has been urged, be
sought afid even pleaded with by
men in all sections of the State
for the past six months to offer
as a candidate for governor this
summer. Although missing the
nomination for governor two
years .ago by a very close mar
gin, around 200 votes, it was not
Mr. Cooper's intention to thrust
himself into the political situA
tion -in South Carolina this yer:
He at first declined all suggest
ions to this effect, but the re
quests and the demand fbr hi
to offer as a candidate. iave be
come so frequent and so insis
tent that he feels ita duty to
yield to the judgen4ent of his
friends in this mater. He has
never sought puboffice on any
thing other 's own merit
and does no intend to deviate
from this nciple now.
IThe - boys . of teyounge
h"s&mart set".gave dgfightfd~i
Friday nmght, ansi the :"youing
people had a very nierry :tinme
The Juvenile missionary society
of the Methodist church was.en
tertained. by Master Roy Robn
son last week.~ The. youtbfnl
members were all present aid
applied themselves heartily to'the
disposal of the different business
matters of the society.-i After
wards a merry social time wa's
spent-; and- the. host served re
Miss Neil Gooding was hostess
on .last Saturday afternoon at
the regular monthly me 'ng of
the Woman's Auxiiaryof e .
R. P. church. This meeti .was
a very profitable and inter 'ng
as well .as delightful 'ozl
the business etc.. on the r 1ar
program zwis attended to and
new matters brought up and dis
cussed. During the pleasant
social hour idainty refreshments
The Round Dozen Club held
its regular semi-monthly meeting
on Tuesday, February 23, with
Miss Christine Gooding as hostess
The interesting program for the
afternoon completed a month's
study on "The Taming of the
Shrew" which the club has made.
The roll call was answered with
humorous selections from the
play. The papers wer'e contribut
ed by Miss Christine Gooding
and Mrs. A. G. Quattlebaum on
"The Characteristics of Sly,"
and ''The Leading Thought in
the Play," respectively. Select
ed questions were presented by
Miss Winnie McMaster, and an
swered by all the members; in
formal discussions followed.
The club has found the ques
tion-and-answer method a most
beneficial and thorough one, and
has used it at every meeting this
year in connection with the
Miss Gooding served delight
ful refreshments after the after
noon's study to the following
members: Miss Nell Gooding,
Miss Isabel Gooding, Mrs. J. M.
Jennings, Mrs. P. A. Matthews,
Miss Ray Matthews," Mrs. J. E.
McDonald, Jr., Mrs. K. R. Mc
Master, Miss Winnie McMaster,
and Mrs. A. G. Quattlebaum.
Mrs. A. G. Quattlebaum's
guest. Mrs. Mapp of Virginia,
was the honor guest at a unique
sewing party given on' Tuesday~
morning by Mrs. 0. J. Frier.
Mrs. Frier is. always a delight
fully original hostess. After the
guests had sewed, busily forI
awhile, they were given an orig
inal "sewing story" with the
sewing words left blank, and
told' to complete the story by
supplying the missing words.
great e o amusement t
midday- unh was served, and
here too'he hostess' ingenuity
was displayjd---among the other
tempting eats there were all
kinds of sewing articles made of
flaky pastry-scissors. buttons,
etc. A dozen ladies of the neigh
borhood enjoyed Mrs. Frier's
The Young Peoples' Missionary
Society of the Methodist church
held their regular monthly meet
ing with Miss Lucille Gladden on
Tuesday afternoon. This should
have been the time for the elec
tion of officers. and other import
ant business, but this was post
poned as sor few members were
present on account of the very
bad weather. "The relief of the
sickand thae prevention ofdisease"
was the subjectof the program for
the meeting, and some intdresting
articles were read. When tne
business and devotional portions
of the program had been com
pleted, Miss Gladden served a
dainty sweet course.
Come and enjoy the old songs
at the concert Friday night at
Mr. Robert Y. Coleman has
accepted a position with the
Shiver Spring Co.
Miss Doris Becker of the Salem
neighborhood attended the "leap
year" party and stayed over with
Mrs. J.. A. F. Coleman until
Sunday when she was accom
panied ldme by Miss Clydc
Crowder who spent the weeli
with Mrs. Coleman.
Mrs. S. S. Coleman is quiel
Messr4,.J. C. Stewart and Sarr
MeLurkih of Blackstock motored
1MQs Rstelle Wolling was s
yVeek-end visitor in Carlisle.
- Mr. S. 'S. Coleman was ir
Miss liebecca Coleman is -con
fined to her home with GripDe.
Miss Isabel, Coleman, sIdesI
daughiif Mr. and Mrs. W. Y.
Col married to Mr
C. B.: ouse of Montmorene
on M -the 2nd.
Mr. Charlie Beam visite
friends in Monticello last week.
She N tery lle. Social ClC
wilAold ,busiiiess meeting Sat
urday niiht March 11th. A]
menibetare urged Woas presents
~r;~C Iye's-w home i
tb& xiroad betweVgjxMr
nl his ingilow on the a&bi
Miss '$alls Coleman is witi
her fate Mr. S.. S. Colemnar
afterasome time.spenit with 'hel
4The "Leap yeard pdrty lasi
Friday.iight;at the club roomi1
wa~gxpat sucesss. ~During th4
evdg vrl games and- con
tests much enujoyed4 by
by' th dancers, while the
xtxrrr cer --ere lfet -t
,In a leap' year contest in which
the girls proposed to the. boys,
Miss ,Edith Roe Coleman, whc
received the largest. number of
hearts was given a beautiful box
In the,rooms bright wood fires
burned in the open fire place
and masses of jonquils and daf
fodils gave a glint* of gold. Al
a late hour delicious home made
candy was served.
Political Advertising Column.
Mr. Stevenson. in his race for
congress, advocates a rural credit
system. In the South, three
fourths of the people are farm
ers. The great banking law put
through by this administration
made some provision but none
for the man who has to buy piis
land and needs long credit on it.
Six months is the longest credit
he can get under that law. There
should have been a land credit
system embraced in it whereby
a man could get a long credit
and low-rate of interest on real
estate and enable him to buy,
or radeem, a home. Why was it
not passed with the balance of
Cards inserted under this head from
now until the Democratic primary, for
any offie to be voted for in this
primary, for $5.00..
Mr. W. F. Stevenson authorizes us to
announce that he will be a candidate ;n
the Democratic Primary during the
coming summer for Congressman from
the Fifth Congressional District, and to
thank his' many friends for their sub
tantial ' pport in the last primary for
the same position.
Fd Clerk of Court.
I heres annouuce my candidacy for
he offic< of Clerk of Court for Fair.
ield CoU ty subject to the rules of the
Democr :ic primary laws. Should I
ye eleetc I promise to discharge the
luties of the office in a courteous and r
iope sat factory manner to all.
J. G. Wolling.
DRINK SIX CLASSES
OF WATER DAILY
An Interesting Statement by One of
the Big Men In"the Drug Business
of Houston, Texas, says:
"If you have a muddy complexion
and dull eyes, you are constipated. Six
glasses of water daily and one or two
Rexall Orderlies at night will correct
this condition and make you 'fit as a
fiddle.' Rexall Orderlies, in my opinion,
are the best laxative. to be had, and can
be taken by men, wcmen or children."
OBEAR DRUG CO.
LUMBER and WOOD
25,000 feet of lumber for
sale at $1.25 delivered any
where in Winnsboro.
WOOD FOR SALE
1 300 cords Dry Pine Wood.
Delivered at $2.00 a cord.
. Special price on 10 cords
U. G. DesPortes
An Ordinance, amending an Ordin.
ance providing a licensed tax to be paid
by persons dong business in the town
of Winnsboro, certain - clause of See.I
reading. "Selling mules and- horses
transient per day $5.00, be and is here
by amended so as to read." AUCTION
SALE OF LIVE STOCK TRANSIEI
IPER DXe$.00 TO *150.00.AT, THE
IDone .incrani this 1st. day%of
March.A.D.!91W and with the cor
oration-setof the t6wn affixed.
. C. .Stevenson,
Having uialfiedas.executor of the
estate of;Mrs. Sira W.-DesPortes, de.
ceased, all persona holding claims
against said estate are~hereby notified
to piereit 'them Nithin the time pre
scibed bilaw. and.all:persons indebt
edtosaid estate area requested to make
U. r. DesPortes and F. A. DesPortes,
IPa in esurbiiptioni to
Jaay Tst,-1916 and, then send
us$L00O and it will pay you up
to January 1st, 1917.
A LARGE ST(
PARTS AT Y
says Mrs Sylvania Woo
writing of her expenence.
tonic. She says further:
Cardui, -my back and h,
thought the pan would I
to do any ofmy housewor
of Cardui, I began to feel
as well as run a big-wa
I wish every s&eru
a.triaL I stili use Card.
and it alwrays does e,a
oni. Yo cOakFotria
luyer is now
rg a complete
RING AND Si
OD THINGS TO WEA]
DCK OF FORD
is, of Cifton Mills Iy., in
with Cardui, lhe womann's
"Before I began S
ead would 'hut s&bad,I
ll me. I was hardly abe
k Afte taking three bott-es
like a new woman. Isoon
ow, I do all my housework
g woman would give
ri je I/fe
iiak in -o
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