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Mer's Union Bre u ol
-Conduotod by' the.
t Carolina Farnebl EdUea
nal and Go-Operatlon Union.
ommunications intended for 'thi
tment should be addressed to .J.
ing, Pendleton, S. C.
'ng 'Grass and Blantin Grass.
t week we saw two men digginj
ermuda grass roots out of thei
n patches and another farine
ling these sane roots to his'farn
ting the roots out on the sam
1 of lands near by. This reipind
that it takes good grass and littli
k. to grow fat stock and a den
it of hard work, guano and othe:
n"s too worrying to mention t4
We know of' other men that ar
ing to kill out the whiskey evil b,
epilng it out of the country, whib
hers are trying to kill out all thi
iiskey inl the land by bringing i
and drinking it up.
Now and then, some ittle cub of i
tton bear, or a little pig of a cor
-at.ion hog,. remids the Farmers
ion of the fact that we shoul
cuss these subjects of such vita
crest to the south upon a higl
ane. Well, noW, we agree inl par
this. Boys, don't aim too higl
on 't over-shoot the thing. DraN
our bead at just the right plane t<
it the game; let 'em have it broad
"side in a manner to bring your gain
Don't Quarrea Over the Skin Befor
You Kill the Ootton Bear.
Ever see rabbit beagles stop chas
ing a rabbit to quarrel over the gain
before the rabbit was eaught? Nc
these have more comllilion animal senls
than some of we Cotton Associatio1
and Farmers' Union men who pol
up now and then and go to quarrel
ing with each other about who is eni
titled to the skin of the cotton ben
before the old heifer has been killed
It matters little to the average cot
ton g3rower who kills out. the cotto,
bear and spelcilatiln! element just s
we -et them out of tile way.
The great rank and file of the FaRI
mies' Union and the Cotton Associa
tion are inore interested inl combinin
the forces of the two organizations fc.
good strength and hard fighting o
eotton prics next. fall than we all
inlelevating the interest of a few oil
cials in both organizations who kee
up strife for their own selfish end
Violations of the S. 0. Fortilize
Clemson College collected $1,334.0
penalty money from i leven comipanic
for sending out fertilizers beloi
grade and other Violations of the lal
last year. If there is one farmer i
the state whlo has colleced( one dol
iar pen'alty money or shortage. whie
they can do, wve have not 1heard of i
P. Farmers, you ar'e simply sleeping ove
your privileges. We calculate thata
Lleast *7000 could have been recovere
3by the farmer's if they had kept u
with these violators by re.ading up o
these fertilizer bullet ins that. are 1b4
'gsent ouit from Clemson Colleg
(4your counlty' huiess agecnt canI
-1 tell y,ou hiow to prioc'eed to rci
sover shor tag.e and( penalty write V
C. M\oore, GIreenville, S. C. You
state business agent. HeI, 1no doubl
will take p)leasurle ino figuring thi
matter up for you:1
' It is to the cred'iit o.f'the f'ert ilize
of 12 com;anies who fell shiort Ias
year ettlied upl claims promllfptly, (n1i
one comnpanyv whlo is char'ged $66
oin ei'Aht below~ grade saimles( is sti
contIesting2 Clemson 's elaim for pena
paper1 r'ead hbefore thle Powersv'll
Un ion on t he social featu lres of: thI
lie founders of the Et(ucationi
1Co-operative Union, in their in
uetmin, laid down as one of' th
eiples. To constanlt'ly strive i
ro enitire harmony and good wil
Sg'st all mankind, and briothllC
gatheri the tear's of the distr'es!
lie bl-ou e I the n-.arlty'i , the lon'e
mnocenit ,childhood, the sweata
t laho". the vii't i' of a 1happ)
--fhe F iobhte.s -:" .6 kno,v
of thme greatest questions stil
ed is howv to make life mor
le by filling it with the ever
elation between the people a
jove along the highways of lif
or. It is the littlo edurtlesi(
o have learned as 'human h<
extend to 01ne another' tiln
more than altythling else innk~
'dlh tIje living.
.ooul Amake everyone r'ealiz
nevei' de his duty to his fel
giftq without their sympathy 'and I
A man that hoards his money and
refuses to .ell his f> i i. ma .
- called weai .i.d stiniry . n have uj
more moral right to hoard your sym- t
a pathy and love than you have your
a money. Life is too short to think of
nothing but the almighty dollar. The
worst feature of it is that in this
mad chase for it, turns the hand of
every one of us against his neigh
r bor, and our neighbor against us.
r It mllakes :' at hen '.. ought
I 4e throbbing with love anl abode of
3 hate. By the cultivation of a. spirit
s of sympathy, sociability, love and
3 helpfilniess in the Union. The home
1 and the church will have a new ally, i
e .constituting a powerful agency for
To encoura-e individual honesty
and soliety, thrif't and tihe noblest,
u ih wrik shuld always be our
aim inl the Uniolr.
D It's better to fall out than it is to
t he kicked out.
How things thint are none of our
business do interest us.
i Try to be content with youi lot
- even i t !:s.1. a cor'llet, .
A good thing iabout being too poor
is you don't have to have cooks.
t RURAL FREE MAIL DEIJVERY.
Mr. McGraw Reports Conditions in
This State Good.-Twelve Hun
dred and Eighty Petitions
0 for Routes Sent in from
South Carolina tince
B News and Courier.
Washington, April 10.-The report
Ol the operation of the rural free de
a livery service up to Apirl 1, 1907,
made public today by the Fourth As
0 sistanlt Postmaster General, indicates
tlat tle s'rvi'e is inl a hIealthiy Col
L dition in South Carolina, no routes
- having been cut off since the begin
ning of the present fiscal year, July
r 1, last.
For the entire state there have
been referred to the department for
aet0on since last juily a tohal of 1,2.0
petitionlis asking that 1mw .1routes lhe
est1bislied. divided aiong, the var
ionls Conlgressoinal districts as fol
lows: First district, 84; 2d district,
K 128; 3d district, 249; 4th district,
r 244; 5th district, 236; 6th district,
2 131; 7th distriet. 20-. It will be seen
O tIt the 3d and 4111 dist14ets, rep
resented by Congressmen Aiken. and
P Johnson respectively, have filed
practically the same number of peti
tions, while the 5th district comes
r next and the 1st district comes last.
Of the total number of applica
tions filed asking that new routes be
s established there have been made 599
V adverse reports. There are now in i he
V state ill opleratioll a total of 637
"I routes, and1( 49 pet itionls for new
-rioutes ar'e still penldinlg besides those
Ithat have been 1141 mnionett.
South Carolina is oneC of the few
rstates inl tihe south which has not1 suf
Sfercd mnore or' less in the matter of
a~ havinIg these routes cut off, and to
P her rep)resentatives inl Congress should
be1) given the cr'edit for' the large
num11ber' of r'outes' ini operaztioni at this
-1111 the United St ates 11. a whole
55,103 1petit ions for the serv'ice had
.*lP(l heeneeived upl to April 1, upon01
r whiieh .15,827 adIverse rep)or'ts wereC
t, made, and( there were oil A pril 1I, 37,
e 461 iroutes inl operiat ion, upon which
37T,:100 reguIla carr'0iers L15w'ere employ
it tion1 has been4i ta.ken1 anld rote orltS d
y 'eed establ)1ishedl. The sum of11 $1,.337,
0 976.32 was available for' new~ servie
il (durin thle r4ema1inder of th einrren1121t
- 1iscal year'.
Th'le tact t hat Ithere seemls to be( a
eneral ('0 2Ipressi on tha 1 the 11 ruri al
(' cariers of th' le mlail are0 hly: uderI
inl t- sominet hing on t he side has led
h"ourt hi A ssist ant Postmaster ,General
il DeGr aw to makel( the~ following state
e ' 'Riealizing that it would lbe just
a to inlcrease5 tile pay of the rurai'l car-,
11 ri01s, and1( at the sameW tim In protect
y t he matlihs from1 being paldded with
ma.1 t ter up~on w'hlich 1no post age was
- paid, the post.office depar'tment in
hi creased the salaries of the mleni from
f $00, which they werec then receiving,
y to $720. In my reccent repor1t I ree
.ommnendled thant there shold bIe a fur
Il ther' in1'cease of salar'y to $900, anld
e this increcase will go into effect at
y the beginning of the fiscal year, July
e ''This .shoulid enable the entrrier's to
a hue fairly paid anid to have the means2l
ne111cessaryW to pay for the malfintenal.nee
1 .of thiri horses' aind vehicles, bult the
e rplies io lof(I '' V carryn packagec,s and1( of'
soliciting" (orders require'd carefli
e thought 'anld discrimination. neces
|- sary~ to make1( it agr'eeable to the gen]
1 .noal publicas well an o h'nanve such
>rocedure conform with the posti
I'A carrier is entitled to.carry an
mekage in bulk. larger than tdi
vbich the postofllce department wi
ake, but lie is not allowed to receiv
-emuneration for his services froi
,he )er011 who sends the packag
ni all cases lie must collect for hi
;ervices from the recipient of su<
"There was great complaint on ti
)art of the various newspapers i
-ertaill localities against the carrit
.avoring one newspaper more tha
he other, and thereby increasing tli
irculatioii of the favored one to i
letriment of the other one, And ina
nuch as the carrier was in a positic
0 Solicit aiid deliver iiewspapers v
I side issue it is reasoilabile to heliev
'at. lie could readily increase i
"irvulatlionl (-X aIny niew%Spapevr lh hi
" Also if a carrier were alhlwed I
-ollect 1'rom a itiriamit who desire
o shi.p goo s lo h *l, I patroiis 1:
linani of, the Carrier, it wolult infrlt
nee the cIIrrler to try to increase tI
nisiiess of the merchiant. having suc
aIicilities for deliveriig, and at at
'ate would cauise people to buy at ti
tore ot' siel a ierchianlt, merely b
use it would he convenient.
"'Thiis woulild necessarily work
iardship w-ith the merchant who d
('I employ the carrier as a delivei
iremt aid for that reason it is be
hat all packages carried by the ca
ier which (10 not confl.ict nor coii
)ete with his regular mail busine
)e collected for at their destinatio
"During the early part of the wit
er and thronghout the most of tli
vinter carriers resigned in great nm
wrs because the pay was deemed I
hem inadequate, but since the late
nerease has been assured by Congre!
here ha:lve Leen no more resign11;
ions thaln are usual, that is, of tl
17,000 carriers there are usually i
iverame of 60 resignations per week.
P. H. McG.
Paid Up Capital -
Surplus arnd Individt.i
For protection of dep
H. C. MOSELEY President.
W. W. WHEELER, Cashier.
Better a conservative inte
return when wanted, than a h
about the principal.
A National Bank is a safe [
makes it so Likewise our E
>f prudent conservative mana
G. W. Bowers.
J. A C Kibier
R. L. Luther.
M. A. Carlisle.
J. H. Hunter.
qur of Ve
ery an bet
~ ~our ghi
of ou o
-* TCREEK furul
Of the condition of the Newberr3
y Savings bank, located at Newberry
1 S. C., at the close of business Marel
i 19th, 1907.
in Loans and Discounts ..$251,673 5(
3. Demand Loans .. . .. .0 9,393 4,
is Overdrafts .. .. .. ..... 5,791 7
h Bonds and Stocks owned
by the bank ......... 4,550 0(
,o Furniture and fixtures 1,900 0(
n Due front banks and bank
r ers ............ 20,353 11
n Curreney .. .. .. .....6,539 0
G Gold .. .. .. .......... 510 0(
e Silver, nickels and pennies 2,913 91
. Checks and cash items 10,550 7]
s $323,175 6]
e Capital stock paid in ..$ 50,000 0(
U Undivided Prorits, less
S taxes 'a idi.. .......... 29,777 ME
d Due to bn)lks and bank
y eism .... .. .......... 15,503 5
t- Due unpaid dividends .. 301 21
e In1dividuial deposits sub
h .iect to cheek .. ...... 217,511 5
y Cashier's cheeks...... 81. 61
e Notes and bills redis
counted .......... 10,000 04
d STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
y COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
t Before me came J. E. Norwood
Cashior of Newberry Savings Ban]
- who, being duly sworn; says that thi
is above and foregofig statement is i
. true condition of said bank, as showi
1- by the books of file in said bank.
te J. E. Norwood,
y Sworn to and subscribed befor
5t me, this 25th day of March, 1907.
is W. C. Tyree, (L. S.)
N. P. for S. C.
G Correct Mtest:
P Jas. K. Gilder.
B. C. Matthews.
ity, S. C.
1 Profits $5,000 OC
Cs . . $25,000 O(
M.*A. CARLISLE, Vice-Presideni
GEO. JOHNSTONE, Attorney.
rest on your deposit with its safi
igh rate and a feeling of doub
)eposit. Government supervisi6i
Ooard of Directors is a guarante
W. P. Pugh.
.Jno. B. E eliers.
W. A. Moseley.
H. C. Moseley.
$2.85 and we will ship you in a p)lainl
to marks to show contents, four..full
VILLOW DALE RYE, express prepaid,.
if yoni don't find it all right and the
er tasted. sentd it back to uts at our ex
your S. .85 will be p)romplltly refunded.
>er we mt e dlistillers, so when you buty
1a nave the2 entormtous profits of thte deali
dd all chantce of adulteration. You are
.ing our whiskey just as it comes fromt
ry, without being tampered with in atny
>refer cornl whlIskey, we -will send1 you
artsof our ALLAN SINCLAIR'S CORN
4or $2 .80, express p)repaid. You can't
:r corn whiskey from anybody else at,
rantee of perfcct sdtisfaction6 tumontey
)c>s.w)th e~very shiptndntt we mxake. You
: t n i oal wvith us as thte owniers
vpanytv~ tee rsutrces of a~ illiont dllars!
> xactly\ as we say.
SWIF2T CREEK DISTILLING CO.,
egistere.d DMtIlley No. 29., SwIft Creek. Ca. .~
Checks on us are. recof
ted States, and every m
check gives you an adde
Your money on a chec
Bank is absolutely safe a
Remember, too, ,a p
pounded semi-annually i
J. D. DAVENPO
E. R. HIPP, Vici
M. L. SPEARM
GEO. B. CROMI
"The Bank After i
Which we use are without ey
We believe in PURITY.
We constantly preach PUI
We always practice PURI
PURITY counts, and coun
Ask your doctor.
ville, and all Fl
CHARLESTON AND W
Lv. Laurens daily, (East;
t Lv. Augusta
Ar. Savannah, (Central
Close connections made at Ja
Through Pullman Sleeping C
Round Trip winter tourist exci
sorts now on sale.
C. H, GASQUE,
- Agt. Laurens, S. C.
Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Tnis is our reg'ulaw
tions and filling family r
IAs a cure for that stubl
Pelhams White Pi
Vinol, the Tnoic I
Our stock of Fresh G
date 1907, has arriyed.
rry, S. Ca
nized all over the Uni
Ln who receives your
d degree of respect.
king account in this
nd provides for emer
ay 4 per cent. com
n our Savings depart
ception the purest grade.
rY when preparing medi
ts for much, in medicines. S
3rn Time) 1.50 P. M.
10.20 P. M.
Time) 2.45 A. M.
6.15 A. M.
9.10 A. M
cksonqvilie for all points South.
ar service between Augusta
irsion tickets to all Florida re
GEO, T. BRYAN,
Gen. Agt. Greenville, S. C.
rk, prep i. >
le Drug Store,
born cough and grip,
ne Cough Sy rup
e Cold Tablets
arden Seeds, bearing
rLi gg IAtRs.