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BY CLINKSCALES & LANGSTON.
ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13.1908.
VOLUME Xiii-NO. 52
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. O. EVANS & GO'S
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I Cassimorea, Plain and Fancy Worsteds, Mixed
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FARMERS UNION B?M?.
Conducted by 5, O/Farmers' Union.
Add rosa all communications in
tended for this column to J. C, Strlbllng,
Pendleton, S. O.
More About That Farmer's Home Made
The importance of this cotton ware
house business to farmers we think
Justifies our devoting considerable
apace on this subject now in order to
get in shape for a big effort in building
these houses aa cooa aa the farmers
are through their crop work.
There la no doubt ?bent this, that if
all tho loseln weights and damages on
Cotton in one season wore bulked in
each cotton county, the loss sustained
here would nay for at least ono email
warehouse io each important county in
th? Sooth. < '
Whilst farmers aro getting together
on a .coronerative plan on tho cotton
warehouse they aro at tho eam? HIA?
peooming!oducated of other lines of
business} ibis coming together on this
warehouse business will teach farmers
how to get bettor school houses,
churches and' better roads and mail
facilities* and, afrovo nil, it will teach
farmers that there is strength, and
Dowerin organi?ed efforts, while in
dividual efforts of our strongest mee
unorganised' ls nothing mote than the
struggle of a weakling.
. We did not state in our other artiole
that the specifications there given
were rockbottom aa to '?he cheapest j
plans on all bon^ht material.
The priers on carnet, for instance,
rangea in different places all the way
from SJ.uO to $2.75 per barrel. Where
cement has to be chipped any consid
erable distance ever the rail the high
est grade cement is tho kind to use.
Instead of slopeing the roof all one
way it is perhaps best to make the
cone or high part in the middle,
eloping the roof CO feet each way. "
- The difference in the insurance Tates
will not justify sprinkling or water
tank arrangements for less than a three
Goat of water tank and equipment is
about $500.00. Additional cst of
piping for each section added.
Where automat ic sprinkling arrange
ments are to be used the space above
the bales shonld. be at least one foot
more than mentioned in our first o?aos;
that is, the lowest part of walla should
be nine feet instead of eight feet.
Remember, also, that after one sec
tion has beenup:*?i np that only the
coat of one wall-wo cost of machine
has to be paid for each additional sec
tion, the roofing, ends, ?cc, being the
same on all codions. *
About Insurance on These Cement Hollow
This burean has been informed that
noose design ed menhara cirAn lated
rsgoxt (no doubt to discourage this
ifrQrehones? movement-among farmers)
tant insurance ratee would bo higher
on these noose* built Of hollow cement
Mooka tifa? o? e?oa dard bri ck houses,
when in reality the roverse is the truth
in thia matter.
Looking at it from the standpoint of
the farmers' aide of this warehouse
business, there seems to be too much
doing by the large cotton warehouse
men to discourage farmers in building
and owning their ?wu warehouses,
Now, we are of tho opinion that this
farmers' Union movement hus reached
that atago in aun/oets and strength
that we can safely say to all these in
surance agents and other henchmen
of tho opposition to the farmer's ware
house business, that wo are not going
to have any more bociboosling and
tom foolery in this thing. Farmers
will eoon have enough of these ware*
houses to ran a mutual insurance of
their own, like the mill men are now
Tho Farmers' Union wauhause bus
iness we trust w> li soon bo in shape ts J
take caro of steel ii? every other way '
aa well es take care of the price of cot
Pricing Our Own Products.
Tho Faraera^ Union ought to feel
Very proud of their record in tho mat
ter of eottios their own prices on their
great money crop, cotton, and main
taining these prices as against all
efforts of both bears and nolls and
oven a good atifl pall of union Mon
who persisted in the attempt to follow
thc speculative breach of trust by the
Cotton Association who made an effort
to jump from ll neats to 15 cents at
the risk of their reputation for fair
It will be remembered that at the
cotton growers' meeting Ut Asheville
there was a hard pull made by
consumers and bears to set tiri ceo
lower, while the Farmers' Union
atood firm at their original set price
of ll cents and won out on this price.
And again at New Orleans when the
Cotton Association jumped the other
way and named 15 cents the Farmers*
Union stood firm upon her pledge and
said no! our foundation upon which
Our organization rests, our character
and reputation for fair dealings and
and our good judgment as to what is a
fair price for our cotton.
In the face of G cents cotton in 1004,
the Farmers' Union pledged them
selves to stand up for 10 cents, and
they who kept the faith got their
price. . The Farmers* Union made the
prico of ll cents for our last crop and
nave atood firm at the stake, it made
! no difference which way the wild cat
jumped,'* the 'Farmern7 Union otood
film upon the rock bottom prices ol? ll
cents sud got ali shevo this figure that
she could, This record for good judg
ment, ilnu convictions and good faith
should d ri ve confidence into all Union
j men as Well as all others that hereaf
ter when tho Farmers' Union make a
price for their cotton that said prices
are in the first place a fair and reason
able price, and that tho oldest and
original price- rc ak era for oar cotton
.-The Farmers' Union-have in their
power to. maintain these prices even
under greater preamp re than before,
because the Un jon ii* now better forti
fied than ever before with more > ware
houses of their own, more home-made
supplies and moro than tis husdrcd
thousand members ta oor ranks and
still growing at ? F?pid rate.
While pur present erong are growing:
we ehonld diligently keep account of
the coat of onr cotton ?*rop mid ilguro i
out t??onr own Ulinda what would oe a
fp.ir prollt io eacli County Union upon
the average, then lot each State make
the average. Then aggregate tho
average muong all tho cotton States nt
one round np meeting aud then drive
down tho stakes at a fair avernge and
tit and by these pricea.
Tho following sensible clippings
from a leading article taken from Cot
ton and Cotton Oil News should bo
good food for the minds of all cotton
"If the New England States had the
raising of the American cotton crop,
instead of the South, cotton would be
fjollinK at twenty-iive cents npounc*"
"It is too custom of our people to tel
iou that 10 cents is enough for cotton,
loreover the great majority of our
people are so ignorant of the Droper
value of cotton and cotton seed pro
cueto, If the man who raises cotton
says that ten conto is enoogh most
certainly no one will dispute it and
pay more if they can help it, though
we think no planter will say that ox
cept the unwiae one who has sob I his
j crop lo advance at ten cents OL the
board is is DOW the most ramyaufc
bear and crop liar in the world..
?1f men in the grain belt went
around saying sis bits ie enough for
wheat, there would be tar and feathers
wasted. If men went around saying
butter ls high enough at 15 cents a
pound in tho dairy districts, there
would be a baptism in stale milk.
Hence it is with unspeakable shame
that we confess the South systemati
cally rrtns down its own wares, and
embarrasses both cotton and cotton
oil products with depreciation, denun
ciation, underated values and grosser
carelessness in preparing cotton for
market. Let ns all turn over a new
leaf. Let ns all contend for the an
premacy of the cotton and force the
\ planter bears who are so many short
I on the market now to have a better
Erice for cotton, the giuner to get a
otter and more uniform price for bis
cotton ginning and the cotton oil mill
to get more for its manufactured pro
duct enabling them to pay more for
seed. Ail this is easy. Let ns tell the
nations of the earth that our cotton is
cheap at fifteen cents a pound, because
the mills have been selling the clot h on
a basis of that price for three years,
and that cotton oil and meal rs worth
uni form i ly present prices. When we
do this we shall in a small way begin
to realize the Utopian dream of the
most optimistic cotton philosopher."
- A diBpatoh from Augusta, Ga.,
under date of th > 16th inst, says:
"Heavy raina the last ?hrcr days and
a cloudburst today o^ti'id serious
damage in this vicinity. Chanty rail
road bridges have been waBht>* away,
farms and crops flooded and ruined.
Two wrecks from soft traoks ooourred
on the Georgia Railroad, near Angos
ta. AU cotton mills run by water
power were forbidden to start for a
week by the commissioner of publio
works on account of conditions on
- Somebody stole Rev. Sam P:
Jones' shoes While ho ?ts snoozing in
a sleeping car the other day, and when
ho r cao h ed Car to rs vi lie. Ga., his home
town, he had to walk the streets io his
stocking feet unlii be reaohed a shoe
- Greenville will lay ll miles of
- Greenville County has sold 6G0,
000 bonds to a Cincinnati firm, i_~3
- James MoCoy, aged four, was
run ove- and killed by a trolley oar in
- Tho dispensary profits in llioh
land County for the -lonth of May
- Senator Tillman says it, "a a sot
of sneaks who aro fighting the dispen
sary in thia State,
? .v.- Col. Robert Aldrich h?B been ap
Solntcd to succeed the late J. E. Tin
al, ODO of Clemson's trastees.
- A law and order league has been
formed to suppress violations of the
dispensary law in Edgefield county.
- Alioe ?b volo nd, a odored mute,
was killed by being ruo over by a
freight train near Santuo, Union
, -Tom Miller bas resigned the
prosidonoy of the State negro collego
beoauBo of friction between bim and
-*John S. Byrd, of Charleston, for
many years one of the boat known
traveling men in tho Stats, died Wed
nesday in Columbia.
- In Orangcburg last Thursday tho
St. Joseph hotel was struck by light
ning. Several brioks were torn from
the wall, but other than this no dam
ago was done.
-I The .conviction of William Mar
cus in the Charleston courts and his
sentcnoe to bo hanged, shows that he
is the first white man to be hanged in
that city in fifty years.
- At Fort Mill a negro was shot
and slightly wounded white burglariz
ing the whiskey department of the ex
press office. He waa arrested and will
bo tried at the next term cf court.
- A candidate for dispenser at
Walterboro is said to have offered the
oounty board (2,000 for his eleotion.
The matter will be referred to tho
grand jury. The applicant's name
has not been divulged.
- The Sana Sonet Club of Green
ville through its president, Capt. E.
A. Smyth, bas withdrawn its applica
tion for a charter beoause the Secre
tary of State required an affidavite
that the club does not intend to ope
rate a blind tiger.
- Eugene ff. Bleass, senator from
Saluda oounty, bas forwarded his res
ignation to Gov. Hey ward. Mr. Blcase
is now a resident of South Dakota.
It will be remembered that he shot
and killed Joe Ben Coleman, cs ?e
count of intimacy with his wife, and
was acquitted by a Saluda jory.
- During a thunderstorm last Fri
day afternoon lightning struck the
house of I. J. Lowman, in the lower
part of Newberry county, and killed
n j L i.
M?BB Hainan, a visitor, and it ia
though'- that Lowraau cannot live.
The extent of the further damage ia
unknown. Several other persons in
tho houso were severely shaken up by
the samo bolt.
- C. L. Hayes, formerly principal
of the Stato normal ichool of Florida,
was drowned Thursday evening at the
lido of PalmB while ho was trying to
rescue others ho thought to be in dan
ger. He leaven a wife and four chil
dren. His body was recovered.
- Supervisor L. H. V. Holson, of
Ooonee county, is considering the
erection of a stool bridge of modern
design over Little River, at Burnt
Tanyard, near Westminster. Tho
proposed struoture will have a main
steel span 152 feet long with woodft\\
approaohes of flfty-aovon feet.
- Judge Brawley decided that
whiskey drummers had to tako out s
license in this State beforo they cooli
Bolioit orders. The case game np f yon
Marion. M. Ma?kheim was aispe?
sar. When that was elosod hebeoamn ^
general agent for BOme bottle sud 00**.
Hoked orders* " ~~3r
- A speoial from Florence says ex
cessive rains in the past week serious
ly injured crops of cotton, corn and
tobaooo. Many ?elds are completely
under water. Dozens of bridges were
washed away in the lower part of the
State and considerable damage was
dono railroad tracks.
-- The Supreme Court on Wednes
day reversed the deoision of tho State
eleotiou board which declared ?he
Laurens dispensary election to be
legal. By this deoision tho dispensa
ries in that county will remain open.
Though the eleotion was held some
months ago. the dispensaries have
never been dosed.
- The Sooth Carolina Socialists
have put np a oandidate for Governor
in the person of J. Leo Chandler, of
Clinton, with a view to testing the
strength of the. party in the State.
A. J. Royal has been nominated for
the houso af repr?sentatives from
Richland county by the Socialists.
The last presidential election recorded
100 Socialists voting in the State.
- Rev. J. Matthews Fortner, ?.
young minister of Greenville, and a
student at Forman University, bas
been arrested for desertion from the
navy. Effort is being made for a par
don, but eo far the efforts made by
President Poteat, Hon. J. J. MoSwain
and the students of Forman have
Eroved futile. President Roosevelt
as refused to interfere. -
- Senator Tillman will begin hie
South Carolina oampaigo July 7th, at
j Sandy Flat, in Greenville oounty, end
! will bo at air of the reg ul BP State eas
paign meetings unti? August, after ?>
which time he will be gone from the
State more or less until late in the
fall. He has made contraota to deliv
er lectures in different parts of uh?
United States that will ocoupy pr io ti
oally all of his time, i s '
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