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The Origin of Roystcr R
Mr. Royster believed that succes4
Manufacturer of Fertilizers who would
above other considerations. This was
idea Twenty-seven years ago and thi
to-day; the result has been that it re
Factories to supply the demand for Royst
F. S. ROYSTER GUANO COMPAN3
FACTORIES AND SALES OFFICES.
NORFOLK. VA. TARBORO. N. C. COLUMBIA, S. C. SPARTANB
MACON. GA. COLUMBUS, GA. MONTGOMERY, ALA. BALTIl
If 9,986 Farmers and Planters
told you that their yie ds per acre of cotton, corn, whe:at,
fruit, fruit trees, pe"1uts :mri;- can(n fruck crops xcre grear
ly increased and some tim doubled by using
te Mny Fel
and whicht they though the best and bl.gest crop proicers
on earth-wonldn't you frel that you should, in justice to
yourself, trythese fertilizers ;ind get the same increased yields
on your farm?
We have many thousand of unasked for letters, from far
mers, blessing the day they bought VIRGINA-CAROLINA
FERTILIZERS Many of these letters are in the Farmers
Year Book, which can be had free from your dealer.
(iive them a trial this year anid be
FOLGER~ Ti~i~i L & 00.,ins. Pickents, S. C.
Don-t ns-- 1-.- :6 .a six hu'.ired pounds of re-tilizer to the acre. Where you
use !es th~an s x hur-:r. ; p "r:as to the acre it acta ;as a snuular.t to the .soiI and
ta-es away miore plin. foode fr om th- soil than u; fsrrhlns to it, and in rhis w:i (
exhaus's the" soil. tt. whes - you' use iore than esx hunrdred poun.'s ii fuirn s *s
mo3.re i.t 0oo to t10 Ci:-a ;r h mt I s:ke- 6r.ni .t an:.: in 1this way you~ can1 :uil
your lan.: U. Ini bir.r s:.- brsa -r. 10 tkk.-sm: mucth time mal e; orik an- *
ftoubb ;- h )m;hos:r sr;.ii.. ti:'.- lo-wd fert:Ihz-r 's it 41s in ode
fertili(r.ans h rut . i.,cn s s - nor t *rf neonwstred.
U-e a fer' il zr awi'r'nmus wrih .'-.npu1i. Te'-tathb-, and Mineral Amnriiate s.
Bloo d. Takage andl i4h Ssr'- , - A..imal Amirnon ., ~SraphaLr of aXmm 'nia
amsi Nitra'e of Scd a'-e .mieral .\ mo5 (onistes. ansd 1.-0on S-i Meal is a Vge
ble ~rA mmoniste We. sr--o all of t l.~ ill the fe inz -r w -n ni: -. "m--- .0 o "'-ir
work a-d exhaus- m'. r.- qurcly ihan, '-m :s.
As <ns giver ait moth.J.-r coms i. ' - 1):1 "-r-. yo.u as.- < 1 - goo ' von .; t.
a fe-rtibuzor whai Ic e. s tI ir.n -shre, lh.- ptlat f,. : lite tiru it - ~ p.-.s's. ;ill n: -
ing. th-.- n~orkiz..Z swa ,n5. -- iuia: ti- Isa. in.s.4 --s .11 alnt until t h* pilam as nr .
tur.--d andl the em-~p r-a I . o sr-- ge h.-.--. 'T-s u- a5 e 1n:>ie f-ru!;z. -r. a-'i - ii
les it does- this it :s not a 4 -owt p:et- .f-rtI:z r. is. done-- not mi*tt-.- ,vh--r - v-su get
'it nor what the' cai i. jt ra -4(.. ae-)i''-- fieri -~ r uni -'. -vl ~ ar Ir niu
ish thet plan- frm th: - : bu - is s4rm tottI the 11 our. mn i-in.- an t'.e ei; : i
S ready t" twhA..
Co1Ia-e and11 - uits the Agroun:i0 IiIIp '-ir Nor ni Car I:4-.- - ('or:anf
a formn a 50 m- e f-:tibz1-- - p) - iai - rie 5. thi- soil-s in1 r -.. s Cr
Trher crmned'4 k's to b-:r- and'expel'r P4- '.-ss:t- :n a t..r iizer ;l.Itist j~.i-. ic
with (,ur - 4.4 ." W; E o -- iT, nu - ,nT -nt imr-- >f :lawonS r.~ -:I.
we uiwe We ca:5 "M -un 4.44 ns- s Ih . e o s P.,'d--i!:ar ai 14n Cheno :m :
make juls't~ !a rn~ch pr' fit on itr- u' -. 'v'w:d n unk.- :hI--ecr- p.: with it if you.s
use it. A dol~lar a 'on Cr2-- si' fi sir- -jn i- -ic- 44of-r: frhz'r5. Nav s-ot us~ - -:
hu-"lred ponnds to th :-c--e * run w*i coers a litti- or -s ; br- acres. an.i.vo
are $fving~ or :ri a r-iVav aoint &~- v c.sts "'n :e.' ms fertilizer. when ro.:11
realdv l-.in. s,-v-.:-! * !a-s an -.--re '' r -iS mn-. h'bt-r corp<~ h av - h
rxa- in \ sss r '''- Ar!hevi>. ;s eenlw'sod. Nv G-e . a rrrs. Gr--envalle. Or:n
and'i Pickseri 1- :'n rO th w " m~d'- -vih nurs frtiz :hi *'r :md lst Ther
w-as a c-"r. cone- i~i-~ . ' Andiers .' Cm yu~ m 190 ' e six p-z w-'re awtarde.
anid ev oner of the- -ix men we tok 5riz --- 4tse I .ser .-r'!hze- in making hi
corn. We. sol Ciern- -*' i!e th -Ar fee.'. -1 r !a- Sprin . andi we atre s-lim.-i
them nsi :his is'oIl We wi-i he gla-i if y-u w il wrt.- so sb-m f..r their 0m 1
1on1 f .- II <is. You can truct them antd a w-sil! abide by wvh it th-n- sav-. ?
pie whot. utse- oui -r i-ti'zr this year of 19s0 a'- alreaL' 5rV in t' wast the
4sa'mreg-oods .sot y*'ar. Th'r- sre- no better fertiliz r put in sacks than t h'.n
w-e atr.- makinhs. :sn i th --- arm n-, heter crop, gr.,wing mn th-- s-'matry thsr 'n-u.
our frn!:z-r is usedeu. Thes- stanements are backed by: re-uibs. Ther:- is no ferti
llzer that stansds up better "in analyshs5-t (ilemason ''olene 'hras ours We want~
to sell vou. It is to vour interest to buy c'r good.s. DON-T LET YOUR PE R.
TI4IZ2~R GET WET. This will let the amri--i*. esespo and t' will m'-' the li-r
ash mn it harden and difficult to dtstribute. C .:r fertibrz-r makt s cottonl frout from
the ground up.
ANDERSON PHO!SPHATh\& OIL CO.
A,-t'rson, S C.,
J. R VANDI"VER, Pr .1aent ). S. VANDIVER, Manager. I
-FoLGcE R. TIIQRNLEY & CO., Ag nts. Pickens, S. C. |
5 awaited the
s is his idea
URG, S. C.
alamity Occurs On The Bat
ONE GEORGIAN IS KILLED
Nhile on Her Way 7rom Guantanamc
to Hampton Roads Boiler of the
Delaware Explodes With Disastroue
Eight men met instant death and one
nan was so horribly burned that he
>robb'y will die as a result of a boil
r e-;lc. "' .'rd the battleship Del
Lwa:e. !he - u. (f which is yet unex
laii acecrding to a wireless mes
;age to rC na:vy department fron:
,aptain Cme t.
The Del.vare was on aer way tc
lampton lioads from Guantanamo,
Duba, and had been designated tc
ranspon ;> holy of senor Cruz, late
hilcan s?ai:isteo to the United States,
>ack to Cilie, jistead of the South
Jarolina WinosC propellers met with
Nine Victims on Duty.
The nine victims were on duty in
.he boiler room when the accident oc
:urred. A terriice shock sent the crew
scurrying below, and nine bodies were
ragged from the cloud of hot steanm
hat hissed through the hold. Captain
sove wired the navy department the
iames of the eight men who were
tilled, but the identity of the ninth
rictimn, who was carried from the
>oiler room with traces of life in him,
was designated as "unknown" In Cap
ain Gove's message.
One of the victims was a Georgian,
iamed Watts, of Fairmount, Ga.
SURE OF PASSAGE.
arrett Hopeful For Outcome of Anti.
The anti-option bill to prohibit
ambling in cotton futures will be
;he subject of discussion before the
senate committee on interstate com
nerce next week. and will be actively
irged by the national officers and na*
onal legislative committee of the
'armers' Union, who are now In
This measure passed the House at
he last session by a vote of nearly
ouer to one, and all that stands in
he '.:;y of it becoming a law is the
avorable consideration by the Sen
te. It prohibits the use of the mails
>r wires for making any cotton con
ract where actual delivery is not con
National President C. S. Barrett, of
he Farmers' Union, stated that he
miertained great hopes of a favorable
>utcome at this session.
RENERAL Arpad Goczsel, whose
4EWS foreign bank suspended in
TEMS. Pittsburg, sent a bullet
rough his brain at the home of a
iend at Connellville, Pa. The body
ras found in the bathroom.- Goazsel
tad conducted a foreign bank in Grant
treet, Pittsburg, and had been in fi
iannoa1 trouble for some time.
Will Give Away A Hani
In. A Subscriptic
contest Starts Today. P
With this edition r/'Senti
iel-Journal begins p big sub
scription campaignalU voting
The Journal diires to increase:
its eirculation, Tnd to do this it
will ned t4 help and co
operation n all of its friends !
A\fter ca:efui~l (conVsiderat ion,
.- mana Ieit of The Sen-'1
tinel-Journal c(cteied the idea
of giving away pAes to persons
who are willing to as il (hiI
c:auli n. 1nd a b Nul 00
1 Ii T") has. bec~i si"'o u !~
The Sentinel-Journal has en
iredinto a contract with The
American Music Company, of
Jacksonville, Fla., a well-known
contest firm, who are conduct
ing a great many successful,
contests throughout the South.
The business methods and rep
utation ,of this company are a
guarantee of fair treatment to
all who enter this race. The"
American Music Company will
be represented by Mr. Paul
Bidez, who will have entire
charge of the contest.
HOW THE CONTEST WILL
This contest will be conducted
on fair business methods, a
square deal t0 all. To each one
who enters, or is nominated as a
contestant, his or her name will
be -accepted in accordance with
the "Rules for Voting Contest,"
found below. N o partiality will
be shown any contestant, but
every assistance possible will be
rendered each one.
The winners of the prizes will
be dec ded by a committee of
judges who will count the votes,
and the contestant who receives
the highest number of votes at
the close of the race will be
awprded first prize.
WHO MAY ENTER. 1
No fee will be charged to enter
Any person, man or woman,i
boy or girl, of good repute, is
eligible to enter.
No enmployee of The Sentinel
Journal, or a direct member of
his family, will be allowed to
enter as a contestant.
HOW TO ENTER. i
In another column of this
paper will be found a nominat-]
ing coupon. Cut this out and
fill in the name of the person
whom you wish to enter as a -
contestant, with their address,
and send it to Contest Manager t
of The Sentinel-Journal. Or. if 1
you want to nominate more<
than one, write the names and
addresses plainly, and mail <
The first one of these coupons
received for each contestant en- 1
entitles him or her to 1,000<
Only one nomination coupon
will be allowed a contestant. <
One person may nominate t
:;everal candidates, but a nom
inator does not obligate himself 1
ip any respect.
WHEN TO ENTER.
G BIS E
Isome $400 Piano Fn
I 2llnpIgnl And
All About It. Nominate Yot
Send in your noninatior
early. An early start is ha]
the race. Do not hesitate. bu
nominate seyeral, and sen
theni in to-day.
The race is on, and it is neces
sary for the Contest Manage
to see each contestant and assis
hen in every way possible.
Nomina;:te yourself. your sis
er. friend or brother. S.art th
ace with a big noise.
1iOW VOTES ARE OBTAINEI
Besides the'l nominating cou
on in each paper there will b(
L FREE BALLOT. which wher
)roperly filled out entitles th(
yrson whose name is writter
onAitto as many free votes as
the a ots represent. These
ballots Ipcs"i be sent in weekly.
Votes are otrained by getting
subscriptions to The Sentinel
Jonrnal. Each pezon whc
subscribes or renews a siacrip
tion is entitled to a numbi
of votes according to
scale found in this Daper. TheE
votes may be voted for by an
one. If the one whom you wis
to vote for is not already a cor
testant, nominate him and vot
VOTES CANNOT BE BOUGH'
Votes cannot be boughi
When a subscription is paid th
votes must oe secured then, bu
hey cannot be' transferred
A. contestant cannot transfe
votes to another contestant.
ABOUT THE PRIZES.
The magnificent $400 pianc
is first prize, that is displaye<
>nl another page, is a prize o
ruch value, and was selecte<
rfter careful consideration.
The <r10 is manufacture<
>v The 'ote Manufacturini
3ompany, of Fall River, Mass.
md is guaranteed by the corn
>any for ten years.
This instrument has a beauti
~ul mahogony case, double va
leered, with seven and one
hird octaves, the keys being o:
he best ivory. The strings ar<
>f the best German importe(
trings, with three unisons anm
The unimpeachable work
nanship is perfected by th
tppearance of the instrument
t being of a plainness that' al
RULES FOR THE CONTEST
1. All subscriptions must b<
aid to Mr. Paul Bidez, Contes
2. Contest Manager's signa
ure must be affixed to vote:
yefore same are of value in th<
3. Only one nominatirn
:oupon entitling the nominee t<
.000 votes will be allowed.
4. As many free ballots may
> sent in for one contestant as
:an be collected, L it the ballot!
nust be sent in weekly.
5. Ballots "annot be bough1
>r transferred. When subscrip
ions are paid the votes must b<
ecured then, and they will no1
6. Subscriptions must not bU
mel out oner one week, bn1
votes may be held until the las
day of the contest.
7. No employee of The
Sentinel-Journal, nor direct
member of its family, will be
Sentnel-ournl, on ircrn'
allowed to enter the contest as
l a contestant.
8. No information conce
ing the standing of the contest
ants will be given except
through the columns of The
9. For any information
about the contest call on or
write the Contest Manager.
10. The Contest Management
reserves the right to alter theses
rules should occasion demand.
s P. R. BiDEZ.
SCALE OF VOTES
I year *1.00 1000 votes
2 years $2.00 2500 votes
r : years $3.00 4000 votes
t 5 years $5.00 7500 votes
6 years $6.00 9000 votes
10 years $6.00 25.000 votes
JAMES A. FARRELL.
Now Hc.,. of Steel Trust Began
Career as Rolling Mill Hndi.
as eand a
e the acre for past
to load the price
splendid farming lands.
de 2,300 feet. Railroad
in center of our lands.
ion, with free illustrated
s, Spur, Dickens Co., Tex.
INSURANCE AGREEMENTS. f
ISupreme Court Holds Alabama Law-'o
Be Constitutional andi So Orders.
The law of Alabama, passed in 1897,
to prevent agreements and combina
tions between insurance companies
Sfor the purpose of fixing rates of fire
~.insurance, has been held to be consti
tutional by the supreme court of the
The act provided that every policy of
fire Insurance should be Interpreted in
event of loss thereunder, to in'clude a
- 25 per cent penalty if the insurance
. company, either at the same time the
policy was issued or before the tizne of
trial, was a member of the tariff asso
E ciation for fixing the rate of insurance.
The Invalidity of the law arose in a
suit of Foster K. Hale, Jr., against the
German Alliance Insurance company,
Iof New York, to recover $4,000 insur
ance for the loss by fire of lumber at
Byrne's Mill Pond, Baldwin county,
Alabama, and for $1,000 penalty under
the act of 1897. It was claimed that
the insurance company made a settle
ment by the Southeastern Tariff asso
ciation, which fixed rates for insur
ance. The federal court of Alabama.
upheld the constitutionality of the law.
From this judgment an appeal was
taken to the superior court which af
firmed that holding.
DEATH CLAIMS' MORTON.
President of Equitable Life Drops
Dead in Hotel.
Paul MT'ton, president of the
Equitabi ..ffe Assurance Society, and
Secretary of the Navy under Theo
dore Roosevelt, died of cerebral hem
orrhage in the Hotel Seymour, at New
York, Thursday night.
Mr. Morton was 53 years old.
His wife and his elder brother, Joy,
were summoned to his side, but he
was dead at 6:45 o'clock, a few min
utes before they arrived, and an hour
.after he was stricken. His close
friend, E. J. Berwynd, arrived a few
moments earlier, perhaps ten mninutes,,
before he breathed his last, but he
was unconscious from the moment of
the stroke, and neither recognized
those ahnut him no- snnpoe