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Buy today from us and save money. This
store is always to the fore-front, with the
choicest goods. With our usual foresight
we placed our orders early and have in stock
goods that others arc now buying at ad
vanced prices, and we can save you money
today. Our customers are always pleased.
How about thai Spring SuitV Don't wait
any longer to get it. Everything new in
suits, hats,shirts and collars, men's hose and
umbrellas. Bring the boys along. We'keep
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THE BANK OP SPR1NGPIFL[D
SPRINGFIELD, S. C.
L. M. Mims, Pres. J.no. McB. Rkax, V. P,
J. It. S.MlTll,|Cashier. ?
Directors.?L. M. Mints, .In... McB.Tltean,
H.A. O'Juni, .1. I!. Fnliner, J. W. Jumper, Dr.
J. F. Du o?, W. I?. Hutto, 0. C. Sailey, J. A.
Business transacted with promptness und
curefuliifss. Money to lend on appproved se
curity at reasonable rate. We have a famous
ManganosH Steel Sufi*, warrcuitedland proved
to bo burglar-proof. lut'Test. allowed in sav
ing!) department at the rate off! por cent., pay
able May and November. Accounts and.cor
rpiIE ATTENTION OF THE
1. It. F. D. Carriers' Association of
Orangeburg County is called to the
fact .hat our next regular meeting
will be held at the Court House on
Tuesday. April 5th,at 11 o'clock. A
full attendance is solicited. We es
pecially idesire all of the carriers of
this County, not now members of this
association, to meet with us and join
.lohn B. Pkickett,
Sect, R. F. D. C. Ass'n., O. C.
Indigestion is often caused by over- i
i eating. An eminent authority says
the harm done thus exceeds that from
the excessive use of alcohol. Eat all
the good food you want but don't over
I load the stomach. A weak stomach !
I may refuse to digest what you eat.
I Then you need a good digestant like
Kodol, which digests your food with
out the stomach's aid. This rest and
the wholesome tonics Kodol contains
soon restore health. Dieting unneces
sary. Kodol quickly relieves the feel
ing of fulness and bloating from
which some people suffer after meals.
Absolutely cures indigestion.
Kodol Nature's Tonta.
fcreparedonly byE. C DeWitt&Oo.,Ohlc&ia
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R THE OLD
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B. D. Glymph
Is it Gambling for a Person to Deal
OLD COTTON DEALER'S OPINION.
The Dinerence Between Speculation
and Actual Investment. There
Lies the Jloral of the
To the Editor of The Sunday News:
Together with many other Christian'
ministers, I have been perplexed about
"Cotton futures." 1 have, therefore,
sought the opinion of a brother clergy
man, who was for many years in the
cotton business, both at home and
abroad. With the hope that many
Christians may appreciate the impor
tance of ?be subject, I aopend his re
I cm not surprised at a great many
being perplexed over the "Futures"
situation and a great deal of harm
has been done by men talking of busi
ness problems who do not know any
thing of the subject and will listen to
no argument from those who do know,
such as one or two whom I know and
could name. Even with the number
of years experience I have had in the
cotton business I feel it a subject that
requires great caution in its treat
ment. As I believe there is good and
bad In it I have treated it as looking
upon it from both sides in an impar
tial manner. It would be a splendid
thing if a law could be passed and
enforced prohibiting employees from
giving speculative orders without the
written consent of their employers,
but as we do not live in the millen
nium such could never be done. I am
hand in glove with any sensible plan
that will stop gambling amongst
Your first question: Is dealing in
cotton futures any worse^than dealing
in corn, wheat or meat futures?
Answer: I have never dealt in any
thing except cotton and do not know
enough about these other articles than
to express a mere opinion. No, it is
Second question: Is it gambling?
Answer: As a hedge, (explained in
my paper,) no, but as a bet with the
bucket shop as to whether the market
will go up or down, yes. Also, if the
article is below the cost of production
and you demand the cotton you have
bought on future contract, no. It is
then an investment.
Third question: What is the dis
tinction between gambling and legiti
mate speculation? is fully covered by
The subject of dealing in cotton
futures is one that can call for a con
siderable amount of controversy both
pro and con, and it is with no contro
versial desire that this article is peu
ded, but, instead, to try and show
how in certain aspects dealing in "cot
ton "futures" is just and legitimate,
whilst from another standpoint it can
be made nothing more nor less than
gambling of the worst form and now
adays more so than .* few years past,
when the cotton market did not en
gage the attention to the same extent
of those who were prominent in the
financial world, and who can to a
greater extent "put up" sufficient
margins to cover their "paper con
tracts," either on the "bear" (those
who sell what they have not got) or
the "bull" side (those who buy what
they do nDt want) and in both.cases
have no Idea of " receiving any actual
cotton on their contracts or vice versa
tendering any.at the due time.
First of all then let us look at "cot- j
on futures" from the "gambling"
end. A man goes into eitber tue j
"bucket shop" or the exchange and,
after looking over the quotations on |
the blackboard, gives his order tu buy j
or sell a certain position on the board
(the different months are called posi
Dions) which he thinks a good one to
trade in, he may be an outsider, un
able to tell a bale of low middling j
from one of strict good middling, has j
never owned an ounce of cotton (ex-;
cept possibly some absorbent,cotton);
in his life nor does ever intend to own i
any. With this sale or purchase, as j
the case may be, he puts up, or rather,
did put up to within the last } ear or,
two, cne dollar per bale margin and,
as you are unable to make a future j
contract through a respectable house
for less than one hundred bales, that
makes to all intents and purposes a
bet of one hundred dollars that the I
market, if he has bought one hun
dred bales, will go up or, if he has j
sold, that it will go down so many
points from which he hopes to take in !
a profit plus the amount of margin
put up, and more often than not these
hopes are doomed to be shattered and ;
the margin wiped out and in these
days of rapid fluctuations at times l
considerably more gone besides. With '
some genuine "bucket shops" it is j
also almost entirely a brace game, as j
no.mercy is shown to the lambs who
are so easily shorn. Look at this,
pure and simple gambling from an
other standpoint. In the bucket shop
or even legitimate house that furn
ishes free on the blackboard to all
who come in the quotations, you see a
number of young fellows, clerks in
oftices or stores, giving on the quiet
their orders to the manager. They
may have saved up the requisite mar
gin for commencing to "trade" and
for the first two or three deals have i
taken down profits: aud here let me j
say that this is the greatest curse,
that can happen to any young man,
much better that he should lose at ?
the outset, when 'the gambling fever |
can be checked, but with the taking '
in of his profits the fever, the gamb
ling fever, increases, rises to top notch
and he does not see that it cannot
always go his way. He gets on the
wrong side of the market and grad-!
ually the profits he has made vanish
and then the beginning of the end j
comes. If he is a married man his 1
family begins to suffer, his own life is i
a worry and burden to him. Do youj
think tae company through which he!
has been gambling, 1 don't call it '.
trading, has any compassion on him? j
No! On the contrary, by threats of J
exposure to his employers the young j
man is led to obtain the necessary;
money to close up, too often by dis
honorable mens, thus bringing dis
grace upon his family and himself.
Before passing on I would like to ask
anyone who may sneer at what I have
written the question: "If you are
an employer of labor, would you know
ingly have a gambler in cotton fu
tures tilling a position of trust in
your employ?" I know what your
answer would be?and not only that,
but you would not care to transact
any business with a young man whom
you thought to be dabbling in futures.
It was just the other day that the
president of one of our leading mills
told a young broker, with whom he
bad transacted a good business that if
he thought he was speculating in any
way it would cause their mutually
pleasant business relations to cease.
YToung man, keep your hands off
gambling in futures, cotton, grain,
stock, meat, in any other form.
Now let us look at what I have
termed the legitimate use of "cotton
futures," and which almost everyone
who handles actual cotton is obliged
to deal in. Years ago, when there
were neither cables nor telegraphs,
futures had no place in trade, (by fu
tures, I mean what is now known and
dealt in as "future contracts,'') there
were not many daily fluctuations as at
present. Instead of selling from this
side to merchants in Liverpool, Lon
don, Bremen, Havre and other well
known markets, cotton would be con
signed and a commission paid to the
broker in the port to which the cot
ton went to sell it at certain prices,
or to sell "at best" on arrival; there
was no communication with this side
except the mail and that by sailing
vessels, so you will readily see there
was not the extreme uncertainty that
nowadays exists. Business was not
conducted in the harum-scarum way
it is done at prese.it, life was lived at
a slower rate. "Rooseveltian strenu
ousness" did not exist, but with the
coming on the scene of cable and tele
graph until today, when fluctuations
in Liverpool or other cotton centres
are recorded within a minute or two
after occurrence, some means had to
be found to protect both the buyer and
seller, and that means today is found
in "cotton futures."
Suppose A. at 9 o'clock a. m., re
ceives an order from Liverpool, say,
to buy five hundred bales of cotton,
say middling, at such a price; if he
can buy at that price he immediately
cables Liverpool in cipher, "Have
bought at such a price so many
bales,'! and the house in Liverpool at
once sells an equal number of bales of
cotton in futures to protect them
selves in case of fluctuations between
the time the cotton is bought and
arrives in Liverpool; and 'as the cot
ton is sold either in small or large lots
to spinners, the buyer for every hun
dred bales of the five hundred he sells
buys in one hundred futures until the
whole live hundred are closeu out,
thus minimizing the risk: the same
applies to the Southern merchant or
exporter and to some extent to the
mills also, and I am firmly of opinion
that where "cotton futures" are used
to such an end it is entirely legiti
mate and without them I do not see
how. the export business any way
could be worked and, instead of add
ing to the speculative feature, con
siderably reduces it."
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Edw&rd Ucyes, a Drummer Boy Under Andrew Jackson, Who Also
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OF ORAN0EBURO, S. C.
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percent per quarter, payable on the first days of .January,
April, July and'October Money saved is money made, and the
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4T ITS NEXT MEETING ON
. \ ihe Ii ist Tu - 'ay in April. \W4.1
the County Rca I 0 Commissioners
will elect a Pub ? 1 ton Weigher to
(ill the unexpiretl tjfm of .las. T.
Parks, resigned, for the City ot Or
angeburg. S. C.
County Board of Commissioners.
First Class, Hand-Made
?For Sale By?
C. W. PRESCOTT.
?FOR SALE BY?
C. W. PRESCOTT.
$1.50 Per Thousand.
must have a sufficient supply of
in order to develop into a crop.
No. amount of Phosphoric
Acid or Nitrogen can compen
sate for a lack of potash in
\ V<}</<s fertilizers [for
grriin and all
We shall be glad
to send free to any
larmer our liitleboolc
which contains valu
able in formation
about boil culture.
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For next 30 Days
and Get the Pick.
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(>rangeburg, S. C.
W..T. Roddev. Manager,
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TT7E HAVE 150 TEN-POUND
VV Caddies Wild Duck Tobacco,
which we will sell as long as it lasts at
$2.70 per Caddy. Brings the farmer
S?.OO per Caddy.
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