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MORTE POUR FRANCE
Spring has come again and tender
green covers the battle-scarred earth
Nature, the sovereign panacea, lias
already begun her work of restoration
-flowers blossom over the graves o?
fallen heroes. Soon May will bring
the poppies, "between the crosses, row
on row." little gray crosses, each with
its aluminum identification tag-and
those that mark tho graves of" the
men who are buried in French ceme
teries inscribed with the words ".Mort?
Sixty thousand Americans He asleep
In France, "Morie Pour France*'
surely no other sentence could tell tho
story half so well. "Dead for France."
Probably the best known poem of
?he war is one quoted below, "In Flan
ders Fields." breathing thc fino spirit
of sacrifice for an ideal. "America's
Answer" stilled all fear that the sac
rifice was in vain, and nor when vic
tory in battlo is won comes "America's
Consecration." pledging a victory c?
"Ce it our task tb savr>.
"In memory of the life you gave.
"Those rights for which your blood
"In Flanders Fields!"
r Thin is our task, in memory of thee
sixty thousand dead, to insure the vic
tory they won. else they have died for
To every citizen of th? United
States belongs this opportunity, the
last opportunity to measure un to the
standard set by the boys. The great
est victory of all must be won now.
and the shots that will bring it about
will be made of dollars. Lend yours to
end tlie -war. Buy Victory Liberty Loan
IN FLANDERS FIELDS
By Lt. Col. John D. McRae.
(Written durinj? the f?cond battle of j
x Ypres! 1015. Tho author. Dr. .To!i:: P. ;
McCni?. of Montro.nl. Can., was kitted
in Flanders, January 2<?. lin?)
In Panders fields thc poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row.
That mark our place; and in the ^ky
The larks.still bravely singing, fly.
Scarce heard amidst the guns 1 .^'.ow.
"We are the dead. Sh.'.'rt days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset plow.
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe!
To you from falling hands we throw
The torch. Be yours to hold it high!
If you break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies 1
In Flanders f!eld3.
By R. W. Li Hard
("Written after the .'oath of Lieut. Col.
MoHae, author of "tn Flanders Fields,"
and printed in the Xew York Evening
Rest ye in peace, ye Flanders dead.
The fight that ye so brave";.' led
We've tnken up. And we will keep
True faith with you who Pe asleep,
With each a cross to mark his bed.
And poppies blobing ovjorh^ad.
Where once his own life blood ran
So let your rest be swr>et and deep
In Flanders fields.
Fear not that ye have died for naught;
The torch ye threw to use we caught,
Ten million hands will hold it high,
And freedom's light shall never die!
We've learned the lesson that ye
In Flanders fields.
By Charles Hall Davis. Petersburg, Ta,
("Written on December 1*\ 101S. arter the
armistice was signed tmd Germany
The poppies' blooms now mark in red
Your resting place, ye gallant dead.
In Flanders fields. And as they ware
Above each cross-marked. Allied
And breathe their opiates overhead
To ease each narrow, earthen bed,
Where you now rest-vour spirit
?Sleep peacefully, ye -warriors brave
In Flanders fields!
The cause that you -so boldly led
With dauntless spirit, unafraid,
Is won. Be it our task to save.
In memory of the life you gave,
Those rights for which your blood -was
Tn Flandern fields!
All the farm s m the United State*,
?are urged to support the Victory Liber
ty Loan by Oliver Wilson, master of
National Grange, who characterizes
the loan as "our great national respon
sibility." Mr. Wilson's appeal fol
"For the fifth time the government
?te appealing to the people for financial
aid. On the four previous occasions
money was needed to win the war and
people of all classes liberally respond.
Now comes the call for a Victory Lib
erty Loan, a loan -which, now that the
fight ls won, is necessary to aid in
finishing the great task of assuring to
all peoples liberty and democracy, that
our struggles and sacrifices of the last
few years may not have been made in
"I desire to appeal to our entire
grange membership and farmers gen
erally to maintain the proud record we
bare made in thc previous loans. Not
only subscribe what you can but give
the matter prominence at your grange
sneeting-s and encourage neighbors and
frto??s lb do their part toward fulfill
ing th i 8 our croat national responsi
When you come to Edgefield to
haul guano, freight or on other busi- j
ness put a sack of corn on your wag
in and bring to my mill.' 1 have just
iiad my mill rocks sharpened and I
make better meal now than I have
ever made. You can save time by
patronizing my mill. Your corn
ground while you wait, practically no
time lost. Give me a trial. Satisfac
. L. KEMP,
Edgefield, S. C.
Abb ? v i ll 6-GP6 S n wo o ci M i ? -
tuai Insurance Asso
ORG i//? J 1892.
Property Insured $4,268,300.
WRITE OR CALL on the under
signed for any information you ma;
desire about our plan of ins ance
We insure your property . jaina!
FIRE, WINDSTORM or LIGHT
and do so cheaper than any Com
pany in existence.
Remember, we are prepared b
prove to you that ours is the safest
and cheapest plau cf insurance
Our Association is now licensee
to write Insurance in the counties
of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
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Richland, Lexington, Calhoun and
The officers are: Con. J. Fraser
Lyon, President, Columbia S. C.,
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agent, Secty. and
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. 0. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Greenwood, S. C.
A. W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
R. H. Nicholson? Edgefield, S. C.
J. Fraser Lyon, Columbia, S. C.
W. C. Bates, Batesburg, S .C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE,
Greenwood, S. C.
February 1st, 1919.
FOR SALE: Sows and gilts ready
bred. Apply to
J. E. M DIS.
FROM THE Al
Where WP will be pleased to see our M
TOM HARRIS, E. M. H EA
Schedule of trains arriv
6:55 a. m...Trenton ar
8:15 a. m."....Trenton ar
10:40 a. m...Trenton, -
7:30 p. m.Trenton, C
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Terrible Suffering From Headache,
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ing and departing from
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id Augusta-._7:50 a. m.
A.iken, Augusta, Columbia,
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olumbia and Augusta_9:00 p. m.
om mu?iente with
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The season for making a complete change of all gar-1
ments is here, and we wish to inform our friends that |
? we'are in a better position to supply the needs of the I
I entire family than we have ever been before. B
a Since moving into our larger ?quarters we have in-1
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CLOTHING HATS and UNDERWEAR
We are in a position to make very close prices,
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Next door to Lynch Drug Store
Cow Peas Wanted.
Paying highest prices of season.
Will buy one sack to carload. Write,
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I take this'mear.s of letting the
people know that I have re-opened
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Market and Grocery
WHAT I BUY:
Cows, Hogs, Hides and Country Produce.
WHAT I SELL:
Fresh Meats, Hams, Sausage, Groceries,
Canned Goods and everything carried
in Fancy Groceries.
I buy and butcher my own cattle and want to keep a lot on feed
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