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BLEND FAR FROM COMPLETE
Expert Finds Descendants of First
American Families Little Affected
by the Melting Pot.
precision of their figures of speech,
*'th without foundation of fact,
four years Dr. Ales llrdlicku, a
>r of the division of physical nn
jpology of the United States Na
tl museum, has had under way an
ration of the blending of the vn
types of humanity in America,
though not yet fully completed,
.'ted in the inevitable conclu
the force of heredity is too
-O be radically altered :u a cen
fj.r two and that we must wait
ss longer to lind a type which
s ti fy the statement that Ameri
ca reality a "meltiug pot" of the
r is. Doctor Hrdlicka linds that
lhhe first material that went Into
'pot" has not melted yet.
feferal hundred members of the old
American stock have been meas
iost carefully and examined in
jvvays to find if the people mnk
this stock are tending to be
[like-if n new subtype of the
race is being formed here in
ra with intermarriage, environ
under the pressure of out
r circumstances. Doctor Hrdlicka
'definitely that, as yet, such is not
His investigation shows that
fendants of the Pilgrim fathers, i
rJnla cavaliers, the Pennsylva- !
?h and the Huguenots, while
^' not as much alike as their an- i
stors probably were, are still far I
i>m a real blend-Philadelphia Rec- j
[KE NOSTRUMS OF PACIFISTS
[frican King's Advice About as Help
ful as the Vaporings of So-Called
< "Lovers of Peace."
Senator Smith said in a Y. M. C. A.
iddress in Washington :
"Germany must be crushed. Peace,
lerwise. will behold the world drill
armjng for another and more
|le wawi An inconclusive peace
fald maltjRhings worse instead of
'When a pacifist offers me his nos
iins, I tell him that his advice is
)rse than the African king's.
'A missionary once visited an Afrl
[.can king. Tho king was well pleased
with the young man and ordered that
500 of the most beautiful maidens in
jills kingdom be brought before him.
'When the maidens-a very fine lot
ideed-were gathered together, the
ing presented them to the missionary.
'These 500 girls,' he said, 'are the
lower of ray kingdom. Choose a wife
from Dlllivr.fr fl.~~ ?
_. .?.?im ana I anks.
By Inventing the caterpillar device
>r motors. American ingenuity has
?layed a vital part in the war. says
?oy: ' Life, the boy scouts' magazine.
Th ? success of the tank lies in the,
fact that it lays its own track, so to
speak, and after rolling over it,'picks
lt up. Now the track is merely a belt
made of flat links of steel. This belt
. fits over large wheels at either end nf
the tank, much as the chalti is
?treteb.ed around the wheels of ari au
tomobile. On the outside ?if the bell
?re fixed a series of broad links called
track plates, which take a linn griw
?on the earth. The tank itself rests on
rollers which in turn rest on the in
side of the belt. It Is equipped with
two belts on eitner side of the car.
.oth of which are connected wirb the
Irivintr machinery. When the tank
cloves straight ahead, both these belts
driven at the same speed. It ls
?possible, however, to drive the belt?'
Independently. It usually travels at H
?peed of about half a mile an hour.
Speed in Making Grenades.
f The core shop of an old British Iron
?foundry is cited as a revelation in
jspeed in turning out war work. Young
pgirls are producing- cores there for
han*', grenade? at the rate of ISO an
hour, the cores, t!ie making of which
takes SI movements of the hand,, be
ing turned out In 16 seconds. The
foundry itself is old and by no means
.^convenient, but by a system of stand
ardization of the work and by encour
aging employees to take an intelligent
'interest in their work, the output has
been actually trebled. Every 1,000 feet
;of floor space in the foundry now pro
iduoes 6.5 tons of light castings a week.
??working day shift only, lt is the only
?foundry in that particular town work
ing a 4S-hour week. Besides, the girls
'and women, who form GO per cent of
jtiic employees, are allowed ten min
jutos fer lunch and ten minutes* Inter
iva! in ibo afternoon.
Dog Natural Pet of Soldiyr.
1 Dogs are a source of great romrort
and satisfaction to fhe young fighting
iron from America who find in them a
devotion and companionship many
crave. They are amused by the antics J
!of lively dogs but they ?re given much j
'deeper pleasure by the absolut?1 ioyal- |
ty and complete unselfishness nf their ?
:pets. If there is one ?dace in tin- world
?where entire devotion lo a comrade is
mori prized than it is anywhere else
that place is an army of brave and
said thc queeu of the fairies.
"Oh, thunk you. thank you," said
Mr. Sun. "Do you know what oc
casion this ls?"
"Let me think." sajd the fairy queen,
j and she waved her wand and there
j fell upon her head a tall, hat while
. her crown Mew away and landed on
I a nearby bush.
"I have my thinking-cap on." said
the fairy queen. Mr. Sun smiled as
j he saw the fairy queen's thinking-cap.
I He hadn't seen it for some time, as
j the fairy queen hadn't used it lately,
j But she had been thinking of so many
I things of late, bonfires, chestnut par
I ties, indies, and games among the
leaves, that she really needed her
thinking-cap for the moment to under
; stand what Mr. Sun meant,
j "I havo it. I have it." she shouted,
j And all tho fairies from far and near
i rame rushing to her, saying: "Beautl
j ful fairy queen, what have you?"
"I know why Mr. Sun is looking so
gorgeously this evening," she said.
All the fairies looked at Mr. Sun
and then thc fairy queen ran in and
out of the groups of fairies whisper
ing something to each other.
"Now !" she exclaimed, "Ready,
.'They're going to have a race," said
Mr. Sim. when he heard the fairy
queen say "Ready!"
His face was a little sad. A tiny
cloud passed over it, but it lasted
only a second, for after the fairy
Her Crown Landed on a Nearby Bush.
queen had said, "Go!" every little
fairy shouted with all her might and
main: "Many happy returns of the
day. Mr. Sun. Many, muuy happy re
turns of the day!"
How Mr. Sun smiled ! And the sun
fairies and the twilight fairies alli
said th.- fairies, laughing.
"To he sure, to he sure." said Mr.
Sun. "An old fellow like myself must ,
have lots of birthdays so as to keep
him young." '." ." ..*?..'.. -
"Well, well, well," said the fairy'
queen. "You will have to explain
that speech. How can you keep young
having so many birthdays? Each birth
day makes you older, isn't that so?"
'TI! tell you. Fairy Queen, and lit!lo
fairies." said Mr. Sun. "That is true
when it comes to the earth peopli -
boys and girls and grown-ups but not
when it comes to the birthdays of the |
"You see I am so very, very, very
old that it doesn't really make much,
difference how old I am. But I Uk?!
to have birthdays often and to cele]
brate them by wearing my beautiful
red robe, because lt keeps me young-j
like a boy or girl. Boys and girl.?;
have good sense to like birthdays nur
to celebrate them with candles andi
cakes and ice cream and maybe 'cream
Al! the fairies laughed when they]
heard old Mr. Sun suggesting creamed
chicken as a part of a birthday party
"You see," he said, as he saw thai
they were laughing nt that idea of his.
"I know they sometimes have creamed
chicken, for 1 have looked down upor
birthday celebrations where they huv<
had supper In the garden.
"Rut you see it keeps me young, Ilk?
boys, and girls, to celebrate my birth
day often, and I do lt by wearing my
bright red robe as you nil know.
"The earth people always speak ot
the gorgeous sunset on my birthday
but they don't know the reason foi
"We do." shouted the fairies.
"Yes, and I don't mind if you tell
some other friends." Mr. Sim said
"Yon might tell boys and girls or an3
"We will if we get the chance,*
said the fairies.
And so Mr. Sun went to bed, wearinj
his birthday robe of red, while every
one admired the brilliant sunset, am
while the sun fairies and twiligh
fairies said good night to each othet
for tho sun fairies had to go to be<
Made Up of Little Things.
Life ls not mode up of great sacrl
fices or duties, but of little things, o
vliich smiles an:! kindness and sinai
obligations, given habitually, are wha
win and preserve the heart.-Si;
.a.- -(Special.)-That there
is ii large element of danger for
Southern farm prosperity in the pres
ent situation, is the finn belief of H.
G. Hastings, President of both the
Georgia State Chamber of Commerce
and the Southeastern Fair Associa
Mr. Hastings repeated substantially
his statement of a year ago when he
said: "Unthinking people are apt to
attribute the present measure of farm
prosperity in the South to the high
price of cotton rather than to its real
"Just as soon as peace began to ap
pear probable last fall, there was a
distinct let-up in the planting of wheat,
oats and otiier small grains. One
Georgia cotton farmer said to me, 'If
we are going to have peace, we are
not going to plant any wheat in my
"Of course the high price of cot
ton has helped, but if it. had not been
for the increased supply of bread,
meat, vegetables, grain and forage
made on the farms, there .would have
been little prosperity for any one but
the supply merchant. Cotton was and
is relatively lower in price than food
stuffs, and will continue to rr for
years to come.
"An extra two or three million
bales In the 1910 cotton crop will
smash present attractive prices, while
the world-wide demand for bread and
meat and the disorganization of frod
production in Europe incident to ti. \
war, means high food prices every
r "n -re for years to come.
"High food prices are a certainty
and low cottrn prices are an equal
certainty if the food and grain acres
of 1916. 1917 and 1918 are thrown back
into cotton in 1919. Herein lies the
danger to our present farm prosper
ity. If we go back to our old before
the-war system of growing all cotton
and buying all food and grain, we will
get another jolt like 1914 with rea
"Present Southern farm prosperity
can be maintained in one way only.
Produce on home acres, so far as pos- j
sible, every pound of fond, vegetables, |
grain, hay and forage needed by fam
ily and livestock, then put every other
available acre in cotton or other cash
crop. This method means cash crops
made with little or no debt-the crop
owned by the producer at the end of
the season instead of 'owed' to the
"Food and grain production suffi
cient for home needs, insures contin
ued farm prosper!ty. Dropping back
to the old way means debt like a mill-' I
stone around the farmer's n?~\?
i a m?d
. .. why so
many druggists use and recommend
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. J. B.
Jones, a well known druggist of Cub
run, Ky., says: ;,I have used Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy in mv family
for the past seven years, and have
found it to be the best cough medi
cine I have ever known."
This is to inform our friends and
th public generally, that I have pur
chased from the estate of my forme1'
partner, the late Mr. B. B. Wilson,
his interest in Merchandise and Live
Stock, and will continue the same
line of business at the same place.
His estate will retain one half in
terest in all notes, so parties owing
notes now due and past due will
please call and settle.
Have arrived the
that you have been looking
for. Write us or come to
Greenwood and see what they
will do. Will give you any
demonstration you want to
see. They will pull anyplace
a mule will.
JOHN I. CHIPLEY,
Greenwood, S. C
150 three-pound cans of tomatoes.
"4-H" brand, guaranteed to be full
weight and good quality, at 20 cents
Miss Eugenia Brunson,
1_l-4t. Cleora, S. C.
eed Qz'M?g Free
recusare solfl direct b;
mail. You will never find them 01
salo in the stores. Wc have somi
five hundred thousand customers vdu
buy from us by mail. We please an<
satisfy them, and wo can please am
satisfy you in 1919.
Planting Hastings' Seeds in you
garden or in your fields insures "goo<
luck" so far as results can be deter
mined by the seed planted. For 31
years Hastings Seeds have neon th<
standard of seed excellence and pur
Ity in the South. Only variety
adapted to thc South are listed. Qual
itv of tho best and prices often less
than those you pay at home. Writt
for free copy of this splendid cata
logue now. H. G. HASTINGS CO.
Seedsmen, Atlanta, Ga-Advt.
There can be no doubt
as to the merit of Cardui,
the woman's tonic, in
the treatment o? many
troubles peculiar io
women. Thc thousands
o? women who have been
helped by Cardui in the
past 40 years, is conclu
sive proof that it is a
good medicine for women
who suffer, lt should
help you, too.
Tile Woman's Tonic m
Mrs. N. E. Varner, of
Hixson, Tenn., writes:
"I was passing through
the . . . My Back and
sides were terrible, and
my suftering indescriba
ble. I can't tell just how
and where I hurt, about
all over, I think ... I
began Cardui, and ray
pams grew less and Ices,
until I was cured. I am
remarkably strong fer a
woman 64 years of age.
I do all my housework."
Try Cardui, today. E-76
. AU persons owning
jay kind whatsoever,
persons owning property of
or in any _ca.-j
trustees are re
quired to make returns of the same
tothe Auditor under oath within the
tile mentioned below and the Audi
to; is required by law to add a pen
alt of 50 per cent to all property
th^is not returned on or before the
20hday of February in any year.
Al male citizens between the ages
of 2 and GO years except those ex
empty law are deemed taxable polls
The I per cent penalty will be added
for ilure to make returns.
Fo-.he convenience of tax payers,
I or J representative will be at the
follovg appointed places on the
dates entioned to receive tax re
Ple;nt Lane-Wednesday, Jan
Mecg Street-Thursday, Jan
Johim-Friday, January 24th.
Her?s Store-Saturday, January
Tren-Monday, January 27th.
The -e will be open to receive
returns m the first day of January
till the i day of Feb. 1910, as prc
'. R. TIMMERMAN,
Auditor, E. C. S. C
Ne to Creditors.
All pej indebted to the estate
of the lal. H. Crim will maka pay
ment at 'to the undersigned and
all persoruiing claims against the
said estatu present them proper
y atteste^ payment to the under
Mrs. L, J. Crim,
All per.are hereby notified
not to till in public roads or
do any whatsoever without
specific irions. The board
will not Py more claims for
R. N*AD WATER,
One 12 Hower Gasoline En
gine for salcj trade for a small
cr one. Will ?ap.
I Callison, S. C.
CoDiriabt 1909. br C. E. ZiowmiD C0.--N0. 51
THERE is no doubt about
money in the bank, it is
sure and positive. Maybe slow, but there
is the satisfaction that it is sure. Posi
tive in every way, both that it will grow,
and that it is safe.
BANK OF ?DGEFIELD
OFFICERS: J. C. Sheppard, President; B. E.'Nicholson, vice-President
E. J. Mima, Cashier; J. H. Allen. Assistant Oashier.
DIRECTORS: J. C. Sheppard, Thos. H. Rainsford, John Rainsford, B. E,
Nicholson, A.S. Tompkins, C. C. Fuller. E. J. Mims. J. H. Allen
- BARRETT & COMPANY
Augusta ----- Georgia
ARRINGTON BROS. & CO.
Wholesale Grocers and Dealers in
Corn, Oats, Hay and all
Kinds of Seeds
Corner Cumming and Fenwick Streets
On Georgia R. R. Tracks .
Distributors of Marathon Tires and Tubes. None better, but our price
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
gf!&~ See our representative, C. E. May.
F. E. GIBSON, Pre?. / O. C. LEE, Sec. and Trias.
is destined to be a year of great business
activity. Concession from present values not
anticipated. We would suggest to those
contemplating construction work to complete
their plans at the earliest date possible.
We solicit your patronage and
shall be glad to serve you
Woodard Lumber Co.
Corner Robert and Dugas Streets