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Entered April 23, 1903 it Pickens, S. C.. as second class matter, nuder act of Congress of March 8, 1879.
VOL. XXXVIU, PICIENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, AUGUST22 1907 - li
Will cure any case
--beyond the reach of me
-Conducted by the
South Carolina Varmers' Educatioial ait
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Co i in u n Iieatiflons i nteided for I h pJi r
mont ould be addressed to J. C. Strinling,
u.ele n, South Carolina.
801 THiNG FOR NOTHINd.
Getting good practical farmeri t'o
qu.t their work 'o go out gud work
for the. Fdrmers' Union for nothing
is all that is in the way of spreading
the Farmers' Union organization all
. over our Southland in a -very short
This prevaiing idea among farm.
era to get something for nothing, or
get cheap men to do Cheap work in -
stead of getting good men at good
prices to do good work is the big
gest stumbling block in the way of
the progress of the farmers' organizei
tion. It takes a big' book and a big
bait to catch a big fish and hold the
game-and a small fly-hook for min
You cannot contr-1 the price of
-cotton unles you dan control the
men who hold the cotton.
The cottou-grower cannot prosper
while othe'N price all be sells oud
- buys . ny more. Than he could pull
himself out of the mire by lifting at
the straps of his boot-legs.
Don't quarrel with others about
nQt helping the farmer when you are
mot trying to help yourself.
Some farmers do a lot of howling
.and no work because they are too
'poor-they think-to do anything
else but howl the calamity howl.
The man with manhood and plenty
of grit and energy in his make-up
need never ask others to give him
room;' about all this man needs is to
put hie natural talents to work with
a vim a. A the world will give him
plenty of .om.
Why all this talk about organizing
the farmer of to-day "hen our dad
dies anA granddaddies lived better
than we do withqpt any organization
among themselvet? Because our dad
-dies and granddaddies produced al
most everything they needed to eat
and wear upon their own farm ex
-cepting salt, sugar, coffee and 'what
*little money they needed then to pay
taxes, which for these small itemis
was not very hard to get out of his
surplus cotton and other crops and
stock. And now we fool cotton.
A growers have for lot these many years
been trying to get -rich buying all
these things at the other fellow's
pricee, and paying for them with our
~cotton also at the other fellow's
*prices. We are compelled to organ
ize before we can price our own
O IECLAR1NG INDEPENDENOE
,The American fidrtn'r is about to
declare hi0 indepet4lence of tbe spec -
-ulator of Walir~t, and thue m ,ve.
"went has not beenditiated a day t o
"The farmer~ has worked and w r.
rined, and his profit 'has been small
The bad crop worries were all for
* him. He stodd the loss alone. The
'speculator in life's necessities can * o
. as well on -a bad crop as on a good
)f Kidney or Bladder Disl
dicine. No medicine can
Joipany, Pickens, Parkan's Phar
We are glad to b2e able to tell our
readers that the farmers have made
up their minds to put an end to this
saytem, and that they have gone to
Hit qorto the farmer alone has had
nothing whatever to say about the
price to be paid for ihat he actually
Some man in Liverpool, some mill
owner in the North, might settIe the
price that' the Southern cottou.
g-o'wer i ust take per bale for cotton.
Some other man, thousands of miles
away, could settle the price that the
Western farmer should have for hie
The farmer alone had nothine tc
say about it. - The railroads decided
what they should charge him. Banks
decided what .they. should caarge for
the use of the money. Trusts decid
ed on their extortions. Tariff build
ers decided what tax the farmer's
wife and . daughter should pay on
But the farmer was forbidden tc
have any say in fixing the price of
This is to end; the work has been
already begun in the farmers' organ.
'zations. This paper congratulatet
the farmers, and greets as public
benefactors the moving spirits in the
great farnmers' Lrganizations.
The farmers'of the country are the
backbone of the country. They de
velop the nation's real wealth, whico
is the wealth of the soil, They aro
entitled to a full share of that wealtl
and of the national prosperity. Bi
combination, by insisting on fail
prices for theiy cotton, their wheal
and their other crops, and by refusioj
to sell the non-perishable producti
except for a fair price, they hiave al
ready added tens of millions to thi
annual returns from the farms. The%
add tens and hundreds of millionE
more annually as their unians in
crease in power.
The isolated human being, whethei
he be farmer or mechanio, is at th
mercy of every form of greed au
The farmer has too long plowed
harrowed, sown, reaped, sweated ani
fretted to build up bank accounts foi
others, and pay interest on mortgagee
Weare glad that he has decided, b:
union, to keep for himself and family
which meanis for the people of Amer
ica, that to which th1ey are entitled
REMEDY FOR D1RRFIOEA NEVE!
KNOWN TO FAIL.
"I w'ant to say a few words for Chamn
berlajin's Colic, Cholera and diairrhmoej
remedy. I have used this preparatior
in my family for the pass five years ani
have recommended it to a number o:
people in York county and have never
.c nown it to fail to effect a cure in an'
instance. I fell that I cannot say tot
much for the best medicinie of the kini
In the world."--S. yJamison, Sprui
Grove, York coun , Pa. This remeda
is for sale by the Pkens Drug Co.
nursing mothers by ii
,It provides bal
and mineral food
-E Do not risk having
ease not Bright's Disease
lo more. - or Diabete,
Why the Congregation Tittered.
The story is told of Hellen Hunt,
the famous autihor of "Ramona," thiat.
one moraing after church service she
found a purse full of money and told
her pastor about it."
"Very well," he said, "you -koep it
and at the ovenink service I will an
nounce it," which he did on this wise;.
"This morning -there was found in.
this church a purse filled with- mon..
ey. If te owner is present, he or
she can 'go to Helen Hunt for it."
We offer one hunded doliars reward
for any case of catarrh that cannot 'be
cured by Hall's catarrh cure.
F. J. Obeney & Co., Toledo, 0.
We, the underhigued have known F.
J. oheney foY the last 15 years ahd be-.
lieve him to be perteotly honorable in
all business transactions aid flancially
able to carry out any obligation made by
his firm. Walding, Kinuan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggirts, Toledo, 0.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
acts directly upon the blood and mucous
surfuces of the system. Testimonials
sent free. Price 75 conta per bottle.
Sold byall Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for cobstipa
,o Poultry Notes.
Leon Hon'man In Cotton Jouenal.
Take care of your poultry manure,
it is very - valuable and you should
not lose it.
Have'time to do everything ab>uL
the poultry yard and do it on time
and with some system-"it pays."
Watier is cheap, give your birds
plenty of it these hot days and place
the drinking.vessels in the shade.
You cannot be too careful about
mites and lice, they can do much
harm before you kow what is doing
An ordinary flock of birds should
be made pay the grocery bill of every
farmer, with good care, but how ma.
ny do it?
Never let your chickens set under
barnsoin the crib and. under places
where you cannot codvmieutly attend
to them, this is where the mites
HAD AN AWFUL TliNF
But Chamberlain's Colic, 'Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy Cured Him.
It is with pleasure that I give you
r this unsolicited testimonial. About a
year ago when I had a cse of the mea
sles I got caught out in a bard rain and
the measles settled in my stomach and
bowels. I head an awful time and had
it not beoen for the use of Chamberlain's
Cholera, Colic and Di'arrhoea Remedy,
I could not have possibly lived but a foe
hours longer, but thanks to this remedy
I am now strong and well. I have writ
ten the above through simple gratitude
and I sh'all always speak a good word for
this remedy.-Sam II. (iwin, Concord.
Ga. For sale by Plckens Drug Co.
TEM YEAUIS IN BED.
"For ton years I was confined to my
bed with disease of my kidneys," writeis
R. A. Gray, J1. P. of Oakville, Ind. It
was so severe that ..could not move part
of the time. I consulted the very best
Imedical skill 'availaible, but could get no
relief until Foley's Kidne~y Care was
recommended to me. It has been a God
senn to me."
~on strengthens enfeebled
icreasing their flesh and
,y with the necessary fat
for healthy growth.
~TS: 50o. AND $1.00.
H.. L.. L
W. H. Cha
SAWEb OAK, PVIJE AIb
Oct. I- R. F. D- 3, PICKE
- ORCAlyIZED i
J. CAUTP.R, W. T. O'DE.LL.
President. Vice Presiden
Deposit - -
F. B. MORG AN W. T. O'DELL
J. N- MORGAN, J. CARTER,
- Accounts of Merchants, Farmers, Firms, and
-IN) 4*iO0W 0111
Nothing but expense was spared
goods. We are satisfied that we
right styles and the right prices.
Don't Let Cheap Talk Sel
If-oiur goods are not as represen
them. Some goods are higher th
divide with you. We have everythi
Dry 6odi, Notien, Underwear,
that the average customer wants, an
the price as low as same goods are
When you come to Greenville,
make it pay you.
A. K. F
Ulg a W-1
Per cent QQ1
The entire stock of
and Boys Clothing:
All sales cash. Al
be paid for. No goc
proval. No clothing
Come and take yo
120 S. Main4
NS, S. C.
H. C. SHIRLEY
J. P. SAITH.
in the selection of these
have the right goods, the
1 You Goods,
ie the quality,
ted, you don't have to buy
an last season, but we will
Soliiey ad Shgoe,
d we absolutely guarantee
come to see us, we will
Greeriville, S C
in the sale at
ds sent on ap
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