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house. W. J. R.-ddey, George John
stone, Richard Singleton, Ii. S. Lips
comb and J. E. Wannamaker.
Senator Manning in presentinlg the
report of the committee of which hL
was chairman, said that there were
many valuable suggestions submitted
to the committee on resolutions, but
the committee had believed that it
would be better to refer a very brief
report for the matter is now in its
most critical state and! conservatism
would accomplish more than any
Mr. Spencer of Yorkville moved
the adoption of the report, which
motion was carried unanimously:
The paper is as follows:
"Your committee to whom was re
ferred the resolutions introduced in
the convention, begs leave to submit
the following which they suggest
shall be adopted as a substitute for
"First-The reduction in acreage
to be planted in cotton during the
present year as contrasted with that
planted in 1904 by 25 per cent.
"Second-A like reduction in the
amount of fertilizers that should be
used in connection with cotton. To
these two points your committee in
sists that there shall be no exceptions
directly or indirectly, and these
shall be requisities for membership in
"Third-The holding of cotton
now on hand and its -judicious mar
keting in accordance with plans and
recommendations tat New Orleans.
"Fourth-The increasing by every
means possible of the enlarged mai
ket for our cotton products.
"Fifth-The committee further rec
ommends that our farmers and gin
neries cooperate with the agricultural
department of the government in ob
taining correct statistics of our cot
ton production and consumption.
Your committee in the interests of
harmony and unity recommends that
all other questions be referred to the
state executve committee."
By the adoption of this paper, the
various resolutions offered which
were not taken up in detail-and
would have taken all night and two
nights in the discussion-were re
ferred to the executive committee.
Mr. Hyatt submitted the report of
the finance committee. This recom
mended that a tax of io cents be ask
ed for each farmer for every horse or
mule owned by him and used in cot
ton production, that zo ceSis a ton
be asked of fertilizer companies as
their contribution and that the far
mers now holding cotton be asked to
pay Io cents a bale to the moven?ent
which had already raised the price
of their cotton $4 per bale.
.There was a long fight on th,s re
port. Good speeches were made by
Messrs. George Johnstone, J. E.
Elerbe, H. S. Rose, A. B. Stuckey, and
R. A. Sublett in opposition to taxing
the people who are holding cotton,
and by Mr. Hyatt, Mr. Strom, Capt.
Peterkin and others in favor of the
proposition. The convention adopted
Mr. Ellerbe's substitute providing
that all fertilizer companies be asked
to contribute 5 cents a ton to every
ton of fertilizer sold last year (as a
basis of sales for this year7. This
would mean a contribution of $23,
ooo if all would respond. It was
agreed that improved agricultural
conditions would benefit the fertilizer
When the constitution was pre
sented for ratification there was a
fight on the paragraph relating to
ginners. The paragraph provided
that the ginners should collect 1o
cents a bale from all farmers want
ing to join the curtailment movement.
Mr. WV. L. Gray of Laurens and Lol.
L. W.T Yournans of Barnwell seeme~a
to think Ais a doubtful expedient.
Mr. John D. Harrison of Fairfield
spoke in favor of the paragraph as re
ported. Ex-Senator Gaines of Green
wood stated that the ginners would
not be collecting but merely receiv
ing the contribut'on.
Mr. George WV. Jones of Lancaster
sugested that it would be better to
let the treasurer of the clubs collect
this money. Mr. Gray and Mr. John
F. Bolt of Laurens urged that the
matter be left. to the county organi
zations. Mr. George Johnstone of
fered an amendment to let the state
executive committee suggest the
mnanner of collecting this 10 cents.
Mr. A. B. Stuckey favored the pro-f
vision in the constitution as it was.
a methold of tcc imecn th' 10 ecem
:m change i the ( c\ n it Iii -i
Johnlstine wvithdrew 1-is :amnidment
when Prezident Smith explained the
reason for the adoption of this ecC
ti()n at the New Orleans meeting.
No other section having been ques
tioned. the constitution of the South
ern Cotton association was adopted
as a whole for the constitution of the
South Carolina Cotton association.
' - by-laws were also adopted.
the executive committee being em
powered to name the amount of the
bond of the treasurer and the salary,
if any, of the officers. The members
of this committee are: Messrs. R.
M. Cleveland, of Greenville, F. M.
Farr of Union. T. N. Griffin of
Lee. Richard Singleton of Richland,
R. M. Pegues of Marlboro and A. C.
Lyles of Union.
The convention unanimously
adopted the following, introduced by
Congressman J. E. Ellerbe:
"Whereas we have heard with
pleasure from Hon. J. L. McLaurin
of the kind reception which President
Roosevelt gave his committee and
the friendly interest which he has
shown in our efforts to secure larger
markets for our products. Therefore
"Resolved, That we request the
president of this convention to wire
President Roosevelt an expression of
The convention adjourned at i
o'clock to meet at Greenville in Au
guest, on motion of Maj. G. H. Ma
hon of that city.
Col. John C. Cary delighted the
convention with a forceful argument
in favor of the mills cooperating
with the farmers.
New delegates enrolled last night
were: V. B. McFadden and B. J.
Smith of York, E. H. Aull and C. E.
Summer of Newberry and Capt. R.
G. W. Bryan of Beaufort.
There was one colored delegate, J.
R. Smith of Lee county. He was
deeply interested. Capt. Peterkin de
clared on the floor that the negro
farmers in his section are anxious
to help the movement.
The convention was harmonious
throughout and a great deal of zeal
was shown. Mr. Hyatt, as usual, was
very earnest in his desire to raise
funds. His object is to establish a
farmers' newspaper, an organ of the
association. The convention did not
feel like asking for too much at this
time-but Mr. Hyatt's wishes will be
fulfilled, perhaps, in days yet to
The Ingenuous Miiid.
Mr. Roth, undertaker, had been
summond to the home of a wealthy
Upon surveying the remains of the
deceased, he discovered that the man
wore a wig, and that, as he now lay
in a reclining position, the wig fell
back and exposed the bald pate.
"'Madam," said the undertaker
obsequiously o the sorrowing wid
ow, "I perceive that your late hus
band wore a wig during his uatural
life. I do not suppose you wish this
generally known, so if you will kind
ly favor ~e with a small pot of glue
I will arra e~ the wig so that it will
The widow had no glue, but sent
Writes MRs. JANE PETTY, of Rc
"My little boy could not walk a s1
all other remedies had failed to do
cured him and made him sound and
give the same testimony.
cleanses the blood of all the poison
other blood diseases, and absolutely
powerful and efective blood purifier
digestion and builds up the entire sy
"THE ONE THAT CURES
Wdse SOBITT CIfEMICAL COMPA
Sold by Gilder, Weeks &
ad a small batl ofIc(i .:I.
()h. never mind ' w. said Ir.
Roth c,,nsolingly, "I-er-I found a
A Threatened Removal.
Colonel William Seveley, of Mus
kogee, Indian Territory, was
thoughtfully regarding himself in a
looking glass that strangely enough
was within his vision, when that vis
ion was not obscured by a man in a
white jacket. "In some manner,"
said Colonel Seveley, "I overdrew
my account at one of the banks in
my flourishing own. Next day I
happened into the bank. 'Mr. Seve
ley,' said the cashier, 'you have an
'All right,' I replied. Next day
I happened in the bank again, and
was reminded of that overdraft, and
the same thing happened on the fol
"Then I stopped that species of an
novance. 'Now, look here,' I said,
'if you don't stop pestering me about
that overdraft. I'll move it to an
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Best St. "- - 5.55
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