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A Special Message for All Farmers
Who Have Signed or Have
(Editorial by Dr. Clarence Poe, in
, Progressive Farmer.)
To livery Progressive Farmer Itead
or in North Carolina, South Caro
lina and Virginia
Dear Friends: 1 am just back from
the hearing ut Nashville. N. C., where
the ilrst great ouslatight on tho co
operative marketing movement was
mudo by tho interests that will a
heaven and earth to crush lt. This
was tho first suit lu the Carolinas or
Virginia in which the co-operative
marketing association has brought
an injunction to compel a signor to
deliver his crop, to pay a penalty of
ft\ ; cents a pound for each pound ho
had sold outside tho association, and
to pay ibo expenses of tho association
in prosecuting him, all of which
things are called for by tho contract.
And in splto of all that attorneys,
warehousemen and deniers, lighting
CO-oporntlvo marketing could . do,
farmers backed the contract.
Whether you have signed or have
not .signed the co-operative market
ing contract. Mr. Farmer I wish you
could have stood with mo and with
tho others in Hie multitude that
thronged the court house of Nash
county. If you have signed tho co
op?r?t ive marketing contract you
would have had your faith strength
ened, ff you have not signed. 1 be
lieve you would htive had it borne
Into your very soul thai the co-oper
ating fanners have enlisted in a
great battle for freedom, and that lt
ls your duty and tho duty of every
otner farmer to ?et into this groat
battle and llglll shoulder lo shoulder
with your comrades until the victory
comen- or until yon die mid pass the
fight on to your children and chil
.'For freedom's battle once bemm.
Bequeathed from bleeding sire to
Though hauled oft, ls ever won."
1 say all this because there in
Nashville, as never before, was re
vealed with brazen ^shamelessness
the %*ue inwardness of all the bitter
and determined fight that special in
terests have ?nado and will continue
to make against the effort of tho far
mer to free himself from such special
interests, and instead to ".Make him
self master of his own industry."
Wherever opponents of co-opera
tive marketing have found a farmer
they thought they might fool those
last two years, what havo they told
him? Haven't they told him that co
operative marketing was ii weak and
flttllo thing that could never amount
to much'.' Haven't they told him that
co-operative marketing offered no
special benefits nor special advant
ages to the farmer, and that ho might
as well let lt alone.?
Hut nt Nashville last Thursday,
thank God, tho opponents of co-oper
ative marketing threw off theil
sheep's clothing. They unmasked
themselves. Here they were not try
ing to fool SOtUQ poor' uneducated
man with spurious falsehoods--not
nt nil. On the contrary, they were
going before a distinguished judge
who could 'not bo misled by inert
silliness and absurdity. Consequent
ly, facing Judge Daniels in Nashville
court, the opponents of co-operative
? marketing gave utterance at last t<
their real fears-tho terrible * fears
tba', have oppressed nnd haunted
thom ever since tho fanners ol
America began to show signs ol
wanting something to say about tin
sale of products made ii; the swcnl
of the fanner's own face.
Speaking under Ibo solemn ans
pices of a great court trial, intender
to break up co-opcrnlivc marketing
what did these distinguished attor
neys say Did they say tl.nl o-opora
live marketing is a futile thing, :
thing (hal can never amount If
much, no mai ter how many farmer!
go into it? Did they say that co-op
craiivo marketing promised the far
mer no special bonollls, no Bpccla
Not within a lb o II sa nd miles o
Bitch a thing!
These distinguished attorneys, li
their solemn ?illidavits. appealed ti
tho courts to break up co-opornliv<
marketing for two great reasons, am
two groat reasons only
First, they said that co-operativ
. marketing will give tho fanner sue!
tremendous power (hal If il goi s o
unchecked, thon farmers will soon b
aide io (lietnto tho prlcos of nil tho!
great staple prOducts, .and thai niau
nf aclar?is and buyers find tho whol
commercial and consuming wo'rl
will bo ni the morey of Ibo farmer.
Second, they said thal thc co-or
. oralIvo marketing law gives t li o fai
mer, Hie producer of agricultura
JA LOM EL GOOD, HUT
AWFUL THHACHEKO I?
Next Dose May Salivate, Shock Live
Ol' Attack Your Hones.
You know what calomel is. It
moren ty!- quicksilver, Calomel 1
dangerous, it crashes into sour bil
like dynamite, cramping and sicken
lng you. Calomel attacks tho boii|
and should never bo put Into you
If you feel bilious, headachy, coi
Stlpatod and all knocked out, Jin
go lo your druggist and get ii bottl
of Dodson's Liver Tone for a fe
cents, which is ;i harmless vogotabl
Substituto for dangerous cal?me
Take a .spoonful, and li ii does ne
start your liver and straighten yo
Up better and quicker than nast
calomel, and without ranking yo
sick, you just go back and got yoi
Don't take calomel! lt makes yo
sick the next day; it loses you a day
work. Dodson's Liver Tone sfralgh
ens you right up and yon fool groa
Nd salts necessary. Give lt to tl
children hecauso lt ls perfectly han;
loss and can not salivate-adv. .v
products, special privileges nud Spe
cial advantages for getting the upper
hand of other classes, and for this
reason these attorneys declared tho
co-operative marketing law is un
constitutional and must bo swopt off
tlio stntuto books.
These, my friends, wore tho
charges that tho hired opponents of
cooperative marketing repeated over
and over again before the court.
Thank God, tho mas.k is off. Here
after when you hoar some ono saying
that co-operative marketing "won't
amount to anything" and "doesn't
promise anything to the farmer," Just
royinind bini of tho sworn charges
made by the opponents of co-opera
tive marketing . fis they fought for
their lives in Nashville court. Those
mon are lighting co-operative mar
keting boeauso it really adoes prom
ise to become powerful enough to
make tho farmer master of his own
industry. They are lighting to con
trol the Legislatures of North Caro
lina, South Carolina and Virginia
next time so as to repeal the co-op
erative marketing law because they
admit that it really does give tho
farmer greater advantages than ho
has ever before enjoyed in any light,
lo control the products of his own 1
The chief pity and shame of lt ls
that these special interests are using
and will continue to uso ?onie so
called farmers as their dupes, tools
and cat's-paws in this conspiracy to
keep the farmer forever at . their
mercy, lt was a mai' who calls him
self ;i farmer, but who admitted that
he was now in tho employ of a ware
house lighting co-operative market
ing-he was ono of thc two men de
fending themselves against the
charge of having violated their con
tract and their pledge to their bro
Iher farmers. And. as I stood in the
court house at Nashville, a loy; ', '.'ar
mer pointed to another man passing
through the crowd and said, with a
sound of hissing through his teeth*
''There goes a contract-breaker."
And there was a look and a loe th
ing on this loyal fanner's face as if
ho had seen Judas Iscariot passing
by with his thirty pieces ol' silver, or
shame-cursed Benedict Arnold with
his bag of traitor's gold.
This is tho spirit wo have got. t^o
develop among farmers. So long as
a farmer really luis the consent of
his mind and conscience to stay out
of this great fight, it is not for mo to
condemn him or rcbuko him. He
must decide for himself. But once a
man has decided and signed the con
tract, ho should keep the faith as
your ancestors and mine kept the
faith when they followed Washing
ton at Valley Forge or Lee at Gettys
burg, and risked all and dared all
ra'her than hand down to their chil
dren .and children's children the
shame of hoing a traitor to ono's fol
I repeat, that to tho man who has
not signed, I would leave this mat
ter on his mind and conscience-the
question whether you can leave it to.
your brother farmers to fight this1
Whether you realize it or not, It
is tho world-old baltic against privi- |
loge. What I saw in Nashville court
was but another effort on tho part
of greed and privilege to do that
which Isaiah rebuked three thousand
years ago-"To turn aside the needy
from judgment and to take away tho
right from the poor of my people." i
To-day as then, "with the spoil of
tho poor in their houses," the bene
ficiaries of greed "have drawn out
tho word and have bent the bow
to cast down tho poor and peedy."
Tho men who have fattened on the
farmer, tho men who have gn
rich and powerful handling his pro
ducts, are determined :t all ha zs. 'ds
liol to let tho larmer get tor his own
needy wife and children the profits
that have heretofore enriched tho
middlcmon and speculators. Tho
touching of all history, as George H.
Stevenson says In our thought for
the week this Hmo, is that the far
mer can never-In fact, no one can
ever-prosper sis a mero producer of
raw materials. The men who dig
coal live in huts; the men who sell
and handle it live in (ino houses.
The men who cut timber and run
lumber saws live in shacks and cab
ins; the men who manufacture lum
ber and sell it arc well housed. Tho
moil who grow cattle make small pro
fits; tho packers, tho distributors,
nro prosperous. The men who make
peanuts are poor; the cleaners and
distributors are wealthy. The men
who make cotton and tobacco and
sugar cine live humbly; those who
! ny and handle and manufacture
those products live more prosper
And so the farmer ls fighting to
day for ll larger share of the wealth
IhnJ ho croat?.-.*. Ho is fighting to he
something more than a producer of
raw materials. Ho is fighting to get
mid keep for himself tho profits that
come from handling and distribut
ing and wiser handling and distrib
uting of tho products of his soil. Ho
is fighting lo brim; about a realiza
tion of the propliecy uttered nearly
three thousand years ago
"They slisill build houses and
inhabit them: and they shall
phlrtt vineyards and osit the fruit
Of thom, They shall not build and
another inh?bil; they shall not
plant sind another eat."
Xor do I think it too much to bo
lievo that now at last "The cries of
them that have reaped have entered
into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth."
As I said in the beginning, tho
battle for the fanner's rights has
just begun. Tho .vealthy and power
ful Interests lighting io-oporntlvo
market .nj;- will go lo Ibo State Su
premo Court, tho Federal Courts, io
the United Slates Supremo Oiurt.
The fighting farmers need the help
Of all their fellows. And I do not be
lieve that any fanner could havo
heard tho champions of tho specula*
tors and middlemen in Nashville
Court House without realizing that
it is his duty to join with those far
mers who are dubing for freedom
through co-operative marketing.
Subscribo for The Courior. (Best.)
Rev. B.M. Bridges]
Gives Facts In
It IB doubtful If there has ever
been a medicine ondorsed by so
many ministers of tho Gospol ;is baa
Tanlac, indeed, thoro ls scarcely a
faith, creed or denomination in all
thc land in which one or moro of tho
clergymen has not publicly expressed
their indebtedness to tho Premier
Preparation for tho benefits they
hove derived from its use.
Ono of tho latest to speak out in
tliia connection is Rev. B. M. Bridges,
a widely known and holovt?d Baptist
preacher, residing al Mooresboro, N.
C., whoso statement follows:
"Tanlac has given me a good ap
petite, toned up my system and re
newed my strength in such a gratify
ing way that 1 am glad to" recom
mend lt to any one who is in a run
down condition. For ten years past
I have bad such a severe case of in
digestion that 1 could not find any
thing to eat that agreed with me.
Finally I boenmo -very nervous and
could get very little sleep or rest.
"lt seems that I took nearly every
thing trying to got myself righi, but
nothing helped me until I ran across
Tanlac. .My nerves aro so much hot
ter now that my sleop is sound and
refreshing. 1 enjoy my monis and
have also gained weight. I cnn say
from 'experience that Tanlac is a
splendid medicine and tonic, for it
has built me up wonderfully.''
Tanlac is sold by all good drug
Xew Fruit Developed in Mexico.
A dispatch from Mexico City says:
During thc year ending Sepi. 30
Mexico imported . from tho I nited
States $1,702,469 worth of Hour, and
ino demand for the American pro
duct is said to be on the increase.
Tho reason ? ascribed ls that, no
matter how much (lour may he
produced in 'Mexico, . tho hard
American Hour is needed to
mix with tho Mexican product to
make a bread palatable o tY lent
bread consumers. It in' .lit . bo
mentioned that during thc fi il year
Just ended more than -.OOO
worth of eggs were brouj?i
Mexico from tho United i'ta.e
A new American rail .- i is
inamed peachmondt, co in bib t thc
juicy luscious qualities of ; sach
and the edible kernel pf the. ; ond.
has been perfected b> tho I ieral
agricultural department, ot xlco
under the direction of I'rof. .1 i B:i
line. Grafts were made of fi .ono
peaches with the paper ?bell . .ond
common to California, and th' --suit
is said to bo a fruit whose i t is
peach and whose kernel ii al" ond.
Habitual Constipation i u< il
in 14 to 21 :?*ys
?LAX- POS \? H li PEPSI. ..ally
prepared Syr up'f -:. -Lexi tiveftj habitual
Constipai ion. li relieves pr?'^nly but
should bc taken regularly for l i o ?H days
to indi? ? reculai action. lt Slip itotci ind
Regula?.??, ??fy Picada. .... ..... viii
Idleness Practically :?. iai"d.
Washington, Oct 1 ftproyed
business conditions i .cr> 'Sod
employment, with bl .) die
men seeking work, nov alp in
practically all sections ii i United
States, according to i n I'iCull re
port to-day by the di . of
labor. The conclusion cal huon
telegraphic responses q l?ry
sent out through tho . ? S i. tes
employment' service tc y .-.'.ite,
the agents of the servi In their
answers indicating an < ni Iver
sal shortage of comino r and a
very general demand skilled
in the New Euglah* ca com
mon labor shortage was s?ud to be
pronounced and building trades
workers fully om ployed.
Renew your health
by purifying your
The purified and refined
calomel tablets thal are free
from nausea and dancer.
No salts necessary, as
Calotabs act like calomel
and salts combined. De
mand the genuine in 10c
and 35c packages, bearing
Changes in Lutheran Missions Made
A dispatcli from Ru ff a lo says:
The Lutheran church in America,
in convention liere a few days ago.
decided a question that has been an
Issue for inc Issi four years, It de
cided lo establish in Chi .,, penna
noni headquarter^ o.l oard ol
home missions and chi., li .^tension
Offices have heretofore i. ?n Yor'.
Pa.,'abd Philadelphia interests bad
long sough! to have thom transferred
to that city.
Tho woman's society of tho church
was lom mended by the convention
as tho only group that appeared be
fen (I without milking a reqti08t for
an appropriation, The women con
tributed in cash in the las) two years
$380,.I, besides financing mission
work of their own.
? * ? * ?I? i 4* *?* $ 4* *?V *r
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New light lina Just boen shed in
tho discussion concerning the origin
and development of Improved high
ways in the world. No less a per
sonage that Edward \Y. Hole contrib
uted tho newest blt of Information.
.Edawrd Bok ls ono of the best
known publicists in tho Uniter
States. For thirty years ho was odi
tor of tho Ladies' Homo Journal.
More than n million readers felt that
they wero almost personally ac
quainted with him willie ho was edi
torially active. Thousands more-have
como to know him through rending
his famous autobiography, "Tho
Americanization of Edward Bok."
He was'born In Holland.
Il is gonerally known that Applus
Claudius, tho Roman censor, built
tho P.rst really durable highway fa
311 H. C. This highway, named tho
Appian Way, runs from Romo to Ca
pua. lt still exists and enrrios trafile.
Although it Involves many foaturos
applicable to presotit-dny. construc
tion, tho cost of building such a high
way to-day would bc prohibitive.
The Appian Way was built princi
pally by slaves and was deslgned'for
a military highway. Tho labor cost
was practically nil. It was construct
ed of stono and mortar, frequently
to adepth of four feet, and was sur
faced with stono slabs or gravel.
Tho question, however, as to tho
origin of. the modern type of high
way surface has always hoon in dis
pute. Under "modern typos" are in
cluded vitrified brick, asphalt and
concrete. Herein Hes thc interest In
tho following quotation taken from
an article written ?by Edward Hok
and published ir the October issue of
tho Atlantic .Monthly. Under tho ti
tle of "Well, I Didn't Know That."
Mr. Hok writes:
"I was watching a brick road be
ing built In Pennsylvania when the
contractor said to me: 'Best kind of
road. Ibis. Wo have brick roads In
Pennsylvania. Ohio and .Missouri
that are from 20 to 32 years old.with
the roads still in excellent condition.
We Americans beat the world in
" '[ thought tho Homans laid a
road or two abroad which have stood
up pretty well,' I ventured.
" 'Yes, but not of brick. No coun
try has ever tried brick roads. We
lead tho world,' returned the con
tractor. And then ho added, 'Do you
" 'No,' I answered, 'I don't dpubl
lt; I KNOW America never lea the
world in brick road-building.'
" 'Where have they over tried It
and got away with it as we have?'
he asked, with a delicious 'contempt
in his voice.
" 'Well,' I replied, 'England, for
one country, has a few brick roads
that havo done their hit. There are
brick roads in the Netherlands,
where they are over ono hundred
years old laid In Napoleon's timo,
iud ns tia .vnon they were
laid 1 f i ot better.'
IK . "ced. 1
tick fled brick; in
tact .. of brick was
brought to practical perfection by tho
?Dutch,' I replied.
"And then carno the Inevitable
.Well, 1 didn't know that!'"
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Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is simply
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Toxtllo Exposition Closes.
Greenville, Oct. 2f,.-With an nt
tendanco of over 3,000 to-day, the
fifth Southern Textile Exposition was
brought* to a close to-night at 10
o'clock, tho total attendance during
tho show being estimated at approxi
mately t ,0i>n,
Exhibitor:, and visitors have united
in declaring that tho exposition has
been the best over held hore, and tho
work of preparing for tho next expo-?
sit ion, to be held in tho fall of 10 2 1,
is already under way. .Already three
blocks ol space, of 26 spaces each,
and in addition 17r> other spaces had
been sold for thc 102 1 exposition,
according lo a statement made this
nftornooii by W. G. Slrrl?o, president
of thc Textile Hall corporation.
In his statement Mr, Slrrine de
clared (hal the show had been an un
qualified success, and thai it would
bo necessary to build an addition to
tho textile hall in order to Luke" caro
of the next show.
Pestolllco Uses Quantities of Twine.
Washington, Oct. 2 6..-- Enough
twine to onclrcle tho earth more
than thirteen times is wanted by tho
Bids h;:ve been asked fo.r 1,000,
000 pounds of two-ply jute twine.
This amount of*twine is only half a
year's supply used by tho depart
ment throughout tho entire service.
Tho twine ls put up in balls, each
Weighing half a pound; thus tho or
der will consist of 2,0,00,00 0 balls.
As each ball contains 200 yards,
there will bo 600,000,000 In tho lot,
or 310,009 miles of ?wino.
A close shave !
comforts and heals..
Gormans ore making a liquid
shaving sOftp from co M r and alco
Beautiful in design. All nie
A large roomy* ov*en. And
Furnished in blue or gray ena
iNJothing could be easier thai
range. It is the Brides Choic
store to inspect this remarkable
third to one-half the fuel bill
WUUnmston Coal Strike Off.
Charlestown, W. Va., Oct. 2 G.
Tlio strike in Hie Williamston bitu
minous coal field, ofl'ective since tho
1st of July, 1020, was called off to
night by tho United Mino Workers.
District Secretary Fred Mooney con
firmed the announcement.
JUDGE OF PROBATE'S SAUF.
Tho State of South-Carolina,
IN COU RT OF PROBATE,
C. H., Ellison, as Administrator of 1
tho Estate of Lucy Picketts, De
Warren Piokens, ot al, Defendants.
RY VIRTUE of a decreo of the
Court of Probate for Oconee Conn ly,
S. C., in the abovo entitled action,
made 29th day of September, 1922,
I will sell, at public auction, in front
of Walhalla Court IIouso, in Wal
halla, S. C.. to tho highest bidder, on 1
Salesday In Xovomber, of 1922. ho
ing MONDAY, the Cth dny of No
vember, 1 922, during the legal hours
cf salo, tho following tracl3 of land,
TRACT NO. 1. - All that piece. ;
parcel or lot of land situate, lying
and being In tho Town of Sonoca,,
County of Oconee, State of South
Carolina, hounded on tho north by
thc northern half of hot Number
Eighly-Flvo. as shown on pinn of the
Town of Seneca, on tho cast by Wal
nut Streot, on tho north hy tho south
ern ono fourth of hot Number Eigh
ty-Five, devised to Corrio Bradley, j
and on tho west by Lot Number j
Eighty-Six, and containing ono-!?
eighth of ono acre, moro or less. ?1
TRACT NO, 2. - All that pioco. -
parcel or lot of land sit?alo, lying :
and being ?n tho Town of Seneca. <
County of pconoo. State of South 1
Carolina, b?undod on tho north by <
a portion of Lot Number Eighty- t
FI"0. on tho cast by Walnut Street, <
on tho south of Lot Number Seventy- t
Six, and on tho west j>y Lot Number I
Eighty-Six. 8nine hoing the southern ?
one-feurth of Lot Number Eighty- i
Five, shown on tho plan of tho Town
of Seneca, and devised to Corrio 1
Bradley by tho Inst will and testa
moni of Lucy Picketts, deceased 1
TERMS-CASH. That In ovont of
failure of tho purchaser, or pur?has
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ors. to comply with thc terms of tho
salo within ilvo days' from dato of
sale, tho said Judge of Probate do
re-advertise and re-sell said premises
on tho following Salosday, or somo
convenient Salosday thereafter, at
tho same placo and on tho samo
terms as hcretoforo sot out, nt tho
risk of tho former purchaser, or pur
chasers, and that he do continuo so
to do until ho has found a puehasor.
pr purchasers, who shall comply with
i he terms of salo.
Purchaser to pay extra for revenue
stamps and deed.1'
V. P. MARTIN'.
Judge of Probato for Oconco County,
Oct. 18, 1922. 42-44
SUMMONS FOR I Mild RR. %
Tho Stato of South Carolina,
County of Oconeo.
IN COURT OF COMMON PLEAS?
Tho Union Central Lifo Insurance
Company, of Cincinnati, OI1?9, a
Corporation croatod hy and exist
ing under the Laws of the State of
Leonard O. Brown, W. J. Schroder,
in his own right and as Adminis
trator of tho Personal Estate of
Thomas E. Alexander, Deceased;
Inez S. Jaynos, Krank C. Alexan
der, Fredde A. Ydunghlood and W.
P. Bol?ck, Defendants.
(Copy Summons for Relief.-Com
Po tho Defendants Above Named:
You are hereby summoned and ro
inired to nnswor the Complaint th
Lilts action, which ls herewith served
ipon you. and to servo a copy of
irour Answer to tho said Complaint
m the Subscriber, at his office, on tho
Public Square, at Walhalla, South
karolina, within twonty days after
die service hereof, exclusive of tho
lay of such scrv'co; and'if you fail
.0 answer tho Complaint within tho
limo aforesaid, Ibo Plaintiff In this
ictlon will apply to tho Court for tho
.ellet demanded In tho Complaint.
Datod this louth day of October, A.
D. 192 2. R, T. JA YNES,
?V. J. SCHRODER, (Seal.)
C. C. P.
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