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E. H. AULL. EDITOR.
Entered at the Postoffice at New
'Lferry. S. C., as 2nd class matter.
Friday, Apiol 26, 1907.
THE COTTON CROP.
Everything- poiits to a1 short cot
tol Crop this year. The season ha
beeii very unfavorable inl these re
gions where plaintilg is early am
it is believed thatt the effort to eur
tail the aereagC is having effeet. al
over the belt.
Now, then is the time for the plant
ers to thorongIlly organize. If tihe,
will stand( tolvether they canl comm1111ji
almost any 'ea"soIable price inl th<4
Out in Texas the m]lild] winier ha
been c4indeicive to I f'lotirishinlg crol
of holl weevils and 1his pestifero.
ilnset has spiead his ravages Ovei
iew territory eastward.
Then ainail there has been little 01
no illCrease in the labor supply ail
-it is stated . inl some4 localities, tha
I(tr*ois nave 1ilived away ill lar.(
numb11ers, froml (the cottonl growing. dis
Conmeti(tn. i ol the need for or
-,jIlizatio the At(hens Iveining Call
-rives this sound advice:
There never was a time in the his
tor (if the South that more impera
tively demanlded that our farmer
thoroughlV organize. so as to be in i
position to emitrol their cotton and
dictate priCes for next year. Ther(
are two farmers' moveient.s in th<
South. hoth working for the samt
ends. viz.. Sothern Cotton Associa
tion, and the Farmers' Union. Therc
is neither Cause nor reason for strift
or jealously bet ween these two move
ments. hut. on tle other hand. thI(
members and leadelrs shuld be work
illr to4rethier in brotherly unity and
harmony. A m1 ,Ian who seeks tf
ariraN Ole o,,rnanization against th(:
o1her. is no .11 I .u I.rind h) thefa m
ers at hiart. here is room enougl:
11nd meiibers enolIgh inl tihe Soluti
for both ,II aId there is n 110r1O WII
a farmer sholild not. hold meimlbershit
to both, for the inftormation and zeal
he wouild derive itherefrom would
many times repay him for his dues.
But before the next crop Maturef
every cotton grower should become ,
inember of one or the other (if thes(
movements. It costs but a simal
stum to joiin, hut if you will all livo
up to your obligations, and stani(
together, it would he a paving invest.
menivi to n('olltributv to that movenin
Onlefolirti of every lock of cottoii vot
grow. But io sueh exation is nee.
essary. All asked of imembers is
that they unite for common aid an
support, and thenl abide v tle obli
galions you take.
It appears to us that theme shiou
lie no mi'et tilr nrinii ourI planten'1
toi orizei~u. The lesson of thle has
few years 'dthith lmvec bleii si selfI
('vidh'ltalinl 5so well learn'ied that it
tec'hiiniis needl no exploition. Or,
"aniizat ion ha:s doniie moure for thei( cot
hmoi groiweri t haniOl ant lhg else'. ILe
t hemil hieed its necessityV now.
The abhove is taken from thle cdi
toiriail column of' the Auguasla ("hron
Even it otins i ntieuh 'ruI aslic a
tili i t !3 'a1 y a r p'n ('ul h ,: tis n ' n.-1
hs |il ' 2' , '' iVi I t - li|ii,, t.'o . .
o do "'thi hear ideo the marke l
'preie ld a bi. er'oplishlat ee
ande it'( wat larii e r bt lt hei pri
tin'e.Fr h orei?i;tiul.nnizlati weekl
1rmerlis,li Illui t luolig e r i t ih pt': rac
anot i'entified thalves wl'ithteith
11 donith k12eeits tie marketul n
wTshey ( cohi havte a acspliheds'h ivi
maet for' thit'elve rnif t ha he
large faenery in t i on or th e ot hi
day sranize adon Justlasi wee isl
Antron rI cuntsy whtere 1th( frer
aes ater10 wellTharanize tIo
Andeon fa'c'es 140hso ttOn hale
fr11 ti1. 1-2 e'ts the pond.Il
was sold lie o'e man as tmhe sine
agent of iths garnwro tehefard
thre fmil nt the ons heoth
othera heo hand teei notin hicl
lab or on thenfas but he han ofr
aplodton o comethin. vr ehnr
baes ae 10re-t. That isamhe weeke
Aner farmers old i00 hesre
from en og fo b-oet the on,
tiosiad theis he caund for doif
oncer orkaend ther.ey oth nmi
labor on the fam.togo'a v
(Ile saille purposes ill view. The cot.
toil I'arInmer has beenl ider tle bat
long enouglh. His tile ills cote il
he will only look after and take ear(
of hlis Own.
Bull in this section lie slould not b<
,in all vottl I'lu-Iarmer. I)o not Cai
to ilIe 3ottr owil sipplies as Car a.
possible for. Only inl this way cail you
mlake your organizations effective.
Mlr. Gadslen says tllat if we Ia
to scceved in tiis imii ration busi
IVss We nmust make the ilimi'anti
sa I fi d 'i a ft eI I ieN eomlle here
Strne ilat nlobodY 1touwIt of tli
before.-Anderson Daily Mail.
And yet is must be a fact that i4
pateit to everyblody. As we under
san i1d it, imoIst of tihose immigrant
whuo caille over oin the Wittekiid hlave
left the state. It is a fact that you
.l iot expect ea rpen ters and blaek
simlithis to be satistied to work aF
Inmill hands. amti lleitiher can you ex
pet mill operatives to becorne ear
penters and blacksmiiihs anld be sat
istied if they are put at that class of
Talking about publisliiilr names to
Petitiolls. w, voild like to see a list
of tile si.,niers to the petition for a
dispensary election publislhed. That
would make interesting rcading.
There is no inhibition so far as we
know which prevents you from print
ing the petitions as soon as they are
filed with the county supervisor,
which will be not later than the first
of May. These petitions will be pub
lie, and any citizen has the right to
see them, and as you are runing a
iwspper, there is no reason why
yoi may not priit them if yoiu so de
sire. 'Thiis is simply a suggestiol,
whicil is made for tile purpose of
disabusiig the mind of any one who
may le of the opinion that the peti
tions are secret petitions, and not
openI to the inspwection oif tle gneral
WHAT IS A DEMOCRAT?
Question is Worrying the New York
Herald-What is a Republican,
New York Herald.
Thomas Jefferson had a very low
opinion of Jeferson (lay dinners.
Witing to Levi Lincoln in 1803
ithe fatier of the Democratic party
said: "Disapproving myself of trans
ferrin. the honors and veneration of
tle great hirtihday of our republic to
any iidividuals, T have declined let
til-p my own birtliday be known an&
hlave eng-a-ed miy famlitly not to eoml
But there were manly of tle m11inu
(iav of polities concepring.. wihel thle
aulior of ite Declaration of Tilde
penidence hiad untenable opinions,
:1111 this case inl point. W ithout ill
frtin as to the daite of' Jeffer
-in's birith i' hee couild( be ino JTeffcr
d linner(s it miihit he' impo)issile at thi
Iilme toi reconitstnin-i' tihe pr'i'iiples ofi
New Yoirk, for' exale 1), is to have'
Irtree .Jeffer'isoniian han inet~'s this
year. Tickets for' the National41 Demo
-erait ie Club dlinnIers are sin each.
- .Judilge Pa~rker and Senu1atir Raynei
'will ibe th priin nci pal speakers. The(
-I *int is bb~ saf altnV'mw . :n i thevn
baorssm ('4 hleen m-en. aed aof l hin-d a
'litinhevihl.nrt M ue-d
ears.t0 ws 1lVt(i tov Mt B5-anhit
.lVit('4r o dJinne' at'whi'ch dir.i~i 1111r4
wl'4ilre.eluiate lhe pricipls ot ina
orporaito, Mhr. heart' dinner ob
Jtfferoninyeortie mlic .u(gePrci a in
ilri'i4 t1hol hv Mr. itrvno
-ach, mears tor.Chares. Parphy, inMr
(1 al i1o~~ beJoei of the (uests on
er Mroii~i. ryanis nae alls Delmocat
ehg ossism,cruain hand Mu'. alridap
l*i tinat ev'ils.dreiosve 'o ie
denat lls1inviteud so mk.i irvanl't
dinne l d~n elced and irva wmq
C.vited the Jud'e Pagrker' dtineCan
to decied tde Parker''ha was ao in
t' ite anMr SearngHsnecleaningy
is dw(inner,land towad (li wilpor
a ioly deine JudiePak was nuPo
r- ined .to Mr'i. Heeearst's d'iner no
ye tGeorde. woul thnge als reDremocra
city house-cleaning, 3oston and New
York looks as dirty as they like, and
feel pleased to have it so. It is Den
ver, Chicago, Orand Rapids, Kalaina
zoo and New Orleans that have a re
101ular11 sprinl", eleanillg onl a day set
by the muayor, when streets, alleys.
haek1vards and,1 sidewa-lks are cleaned
to..ethere with any other thing of the
kind that needs it.'
One' reiison may be that the W'est
ives a lreer han111d to women in pub
Slie work than does the mere conser
vtIive East. In Dnver, the women
have had full suffrage for the last 13
years, and -have used their power for
the clenning up and beautifying of
their city. Chicago has appointed a
woianl to superilltelld the street
eleaning of its chief business district,
and Jane( Addaims and the other heads
of ''settlements'' have taught the
cildLrenl to lenid a hland, a myriad fit
tie active hand-s, to tile crusade 1or
elean sireets. No wonder that Jane
Addais and almost all the other wo
men of the settlements united in the
effort to secure mu-n1i1icipal suffra.e
for women ill the new City Charter
In Kalamazoo. tle cleaning up of
the city was broniht about by the
efforts of Mrs. Caroline Bartlett
Crane and the women's club. Tn
New Orleans, the last Constitutional
Convention' gave taxpaying women a
vote On tax questions, and it was tile
women of the Sewerage and Drainaire
League who carried the election in
favor of improved sewerage and drain
age an(1 a pure water supply.
Women are the natural housekeep
ers, and the more voice they have in
the regulation of any efty, the clean
er and more beautifuil they will make
the streets where their children are
Alice Stone Blackwell.
Columbia State: ''Has our contem
porary coisidered that if the plumlip
an1d ample form of Colimbia shouhl
slender and alteiuated neck the elder
dam:11e would befor1th%witil plut Ont of
biisilness ?'' Oh, no. It would barely
hide Charleston's neckedness.
News and Courier.
After a man has had his engage
ment broken off he can afford even
Tt makes a woman awful ashamed
to have You see above ler ho10 top;s
if they are shabby looking.
Books of subscription to the capi
tal stock of the Whitmire Drug Com
pany will be opened on Friday, April
26, at 12 o'clock, M. at the offfee of
the Whitmire Drug Company, - at
Whitmire, S. C.
I-. K. Boyd,
If you can't find what'
'you want in something
good to eat, come to
Fant's Grocery. Our
stock is always full and
complete of the best
the market afford ds,and
you can be assured of
getting s om et h in g
good and fresh at the
room of The E
-ioffice and will
-have their frie
B3ox Paper, Pens,
thing in .Star
They will also
-They are still agents f4
You Can Fil
The best line of summer *
price. Our line of Lawns
Ginghams are to be compe
find, and at less price. M
40-in. Lawns at 10c., 12 I-2c
nicest in the city for the pr
25 doz. Hemstitched Sheets worth C.)
90c., special 69c. each. LO Cd
30 doz. Pillow Cases worth 121c.
at 1Oc. each.
10 doz. finer, Persian and French NC
Lawn, for 10, 121, 20, 25, 30, 39
Just in, another lot of 100 Mar- N -
seilles white Bed Spreads, full I C
12-4 and worth $3.50, only two to Q d
a customer at special $1.98 each. -W
Shoes and Oxfords! H W L
We are agents for four of the very 0 X
best Shoe factories in the United Eqr
States. - Shoes for Men from $1.25 tr
to $5.50. p n
125 pr. Ladies' Dongola Oxfords Q 0
worth $1.25 at only 98c. the pair. Wk
500 pr. Children's Shoes at 25c. up. W
The biggest and best line of Chil
:ren's Shoes and Oxfords in the city -
Irom 49c. to $1.98 pair. -0 d
10 rolls Matting, 40 yds. to the
roll, at $6.98 roll. < 0
Wholesale and retail,
E. L. BAILE
Now in W. T. Tarr,
NOTICE, LOOK AT THIS.
Your eerlificates, for your tokin
thle IC E P'LA NT, arIe flow ready to be
deQliveredt I o you, and we are anxious
for you to have them, so please call
for them ais soon as possible, at the
2w J. H. Wicker, Mgr.
Our T. E. M. Flour is
guaranteed the best on
th-e market or money!E
jd Tobacco. ComeL
;and Miss Ruff
to open a line
in the front W a
erald & News C
be pleased to
nds call.i~ j
Ink,, and every- U
>r the Laurens Laundry.
Ad at the
roods in the city for the
Muslins, P. K.'s and
red with any yo-u can
/e are told our line of
., 15c., and 20c. are the
'ice. Compare them.
W 180 pairs Men's Pants, worth
$1.50, at 98c pair.
150 pairs Men's $3.50 Pants
only $2.98 the. pair.
Men's odd Pants from 98c. up to
$7.50, sizes 32 x 37, and 46 x 38.
120 Men's Suits, fancy W,rsted,
worth $7.50, at $4.98 the suit.
150 Men's blue, black and fancy
Worsted Suits worth $12.50 at
200 Men's Suits, made by L.
o Greif & Bro., known as the Grif
fon Brand, worth up to $18.00,
C; special for Saturday $13.50 and
W '$14.00 the suit.
Lace curtains from 25c. pair up
to the very fine Irish Point, $4.98,
$7.50 ankd $15.00 the pair.
Cheapest in the State.
:S & Co.
ant's old stand.
some line of Ox-4
all sizes, grades
)ef ore the Stock is
tt all broken.
if fIt all feet, narroi
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