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E. R. A U LL, E,,D ITOlR
Entered at the P,>stoffict at New
'Jerry. S. C., as 2nd class matter.
Tuesday, September 24, 1907.
We are in receipt of the premium
list of the Ti-County Fair at Bates
burg, including the counties of Lex
ington, Saluda and Aiken. The fair
will be held from Monday, October
14, to Friday, October 18, inclusive.
An elaborate catalogue of eighty
pages has been issued and the man
agement warrants a first class fair.
FARMER SAFE, IF HE HOLDS
Evidence is accumulating of the
conspiracy to make the southern far
mer part with his cotton for less than
it is worth. The plot thitkens every
day. The effect of the manipulations
of th cotton gamblers has already
been seen in the depressed price of
futures-figures which it lies within
the power of the cotton grower to
make absolutely meaningless.
Now comes one of the greatest
known cotton bears, Theodore H.
Price, who has circulated by mail a
signed card which presents strong
evidence of another prospective bear
raid-if the farmers will submit to
raiding. Here is what Mr. Price says
in his circular, which seems to be a
sort of preparation for his expected
"I told you so," later on in the
While I have estimated the Ameri
can crop at 12,500,000 bales, I think
it quite possible it may %be 13,500,000
or more, and, in that ease with the
manifest contraction in trade, I shall
not be surprised to see cotton sell at
Scents a pounds or lower. It is be
eause I venture the suggestion of
this poisibility at a time when near
ly everyone is bullish that I ask those
who receive this card, to preserve it,
that if I am wrong it may be a matter
What a tempting bit of bait to lure
the farmer to part with his cotton at
This circular appears to have been
ingeniously distributed in the rural
districts, among the growers of .cot-i
ton, no doubt in the hope they will
swallow the hook, sinker and all.
The Farmers' Union, when it met
in Little Rock and fixed the minimum
price of cotton at 15 cents, knew just
as much about the situation as Mr.
Price, and perhaps a little bit more.
That minimum was not based on
the world's supply alone; it was
based upon the world's increased de
With a supply of cotton practically
the same as that of last season, and
a known demand of far greater pro
-portions, it is unquestioned that cotton
is worth more than then. It was worth
more then than it brought, and the
farmers would have gotton it if they
had stood firm, as they will get their
price now, if they refuse to fall into
teetraps which they will frequent-I
* DRF$S OQODS
Greens, all th
Voiles, Serges, P~
of the newe
.We have the
show, with .lini
etc., etc., to matt
Sp5ia An act
We cordially invite the people of'
'Newberry and vicinity, to see thr%.
new Fall Shoes, Gent's Furnish-i
ing, and Hats, that are now being
opened daily at this store.
The shoes you find here are made in the
newest models, and most popular leathers.
Shoes your boys and girls can't wear out in a!
hurry. Then of course we have finer shoes forl
dress. Our shoes are made tof it-no pinching
at the toes, nor rubbing at the heel. A full line
of Cent's Furnishings and Hats in the newest
ideas are here for you. Come in and look
through. No trouble to show goods.
Eddy & Fellers.
ly find set in their way with gather- goods to deliver. When the specula
ing of the new crop. tor sells, he hopes to be able. to buy.
Mr. Price cannot hope to cajole the cotton at, a lower price than the one
farmers into selling by juggling with he quotes in order* to complete. his I
the supply figures and dealing in trade.
generalities about the "manifest All must come at last t6 the actual
contraction in trade," when several producer-the cotton farmer. . He
million new spindles are 'waiting, holds the key of the situation. He
hungry for the staple. possesses the goods which the world
The southern cotton grower is the demands.. If he will recognize the
master of the cotton situation. The futility of exchange made pri'es,:re
man who holds th- raw cotton and fuse to be bound by them, learn,.bow t
who refuses to give it up until he the prices of his commodities ar&jug- t
receives his price will continue to o. gled. and realize ,that the mag, ho
cupy the role of dictator. No power sells what he does not possess it nott
can overthrow him so. long as he in any respect in his positiophq Mill .
stands- firm. He is the colossus of continue to stand firm. Even thei
the cotton world. cofton speculator who' has s3Id ti:
His effort to secure a just and equi-. tures" must eventually become skpuv
table price for his property is right chaser.
and reasonable. In his fight to pro- That the farmers of the so-uth will
tect the product of his toil, he has, stand like a rock wall against these
with insignificant exception, the sym- onslaughts upon their property and t
pathy of the whole world. If he their living, there seems to be no t
yields, if he is intimidated or bullied present reason to doubt..
or coerced into relinquishing his pro- They niave legrned the lessons of I
perty; if he agrees to accept for it a experience and ,thiey are going to pro- s
lower price than its worth, he has on- fit by them.-Atlanta Journal. t
ly himself to blame. We take please in giving promin- v~
If the famers who hold cotton de -_________________
line to sell at the price the man who _______________
owns no cotton quotes to a purchaser
on the cotton exchange, the exchange
gambler and the world will have to
come to the farmer 's price.
'When the farmer sells, he has the
In keeping with our cust
All the new goods, we annount
NEW COLORSI each season to surpass I
~the, Brwns,36 in. Black Ta
We place on sale as a starter 5 PieC
e ne sty es3it in United Srates for less than $I.2<
e ne St.les'er at only the yard 98c.
mamasFanies,Greatest Ribbon Sale E,
namaS Fan ieS, we placed our contract for all this
~st fashions. large'tri'bon"actor's'in'th" coun""'
vance in silks. In this immense lot y
or white and black. The greatest ril
EXCELLENT. for this week No, 40 and 6o at they
Special No. 40 ans4 60, all pure sil
Special No. 6o, 8o and too, all pu,
goods ready to .The Shoe Housi
rgs trimmings, Here you find more shoes and mo
ry can show. One side of my store
jammed with nothing but Men's, W<
~h. monkey on the way side but come di
service, VISIT THE SECOND FL(
dollars worth of goods bought six
O Drills, Jeans, Cheviots, Outing,
~OE~~. 4M I
Every train loaded
to date goods. Co:
Fine China, commc
Agate Ware. Com
We are ready to sell
you cheaper than the
3heapest, and deliver
'our goods to your
Joor.. . .9 . . .
.For any want in
ary, Agate and Tin
tionery, Combs and
THE WATTS H
nce to the above from the Atlanta to Columbia is to
fournal. We are glad to see the large and ascertain the 1
>apers throughout the cotton belt as- ticable route to t
isting by their words and their in- informed that Mr
luence the farmers in this fight mer as chairman c
rhieh is on between the southern eot- transportation fro:
on planters and the money power of Commerce, has a]
he east. As we have already stated matter up and is
iur position very clearly and a-3 with the proper
trorgly -as we know how, we simply to securing this r
.esire to giva prominence to this edi- If arrangements i
rial from the Atlanta Journal, and the C. & W. C. fr
o add to it our endorsement. It is Laurens, thence vi
Iong this same line that we took in Columbia and thia
he issue of Friday. We feel that %Charleston, it will
very interest, especially in the cot- line from the we
on growinig states, ought to stand up coast. The ror 1,
ni help the farmers win this fight. it, is soon to be<
____________tanburg and we t
SOUTEH AND ed,ERNsoe at eu
In another column we print from via Newberry.
he State newspaper an account of It will mean a
he visit of Mr. George L. Carter, Isection in the m
resident of the South and Western col utigu
tailroad, to Columbia. As we under- coal, puing thn i
tand it, this road is now within ca ilsta
iirty miles of Spartanburg and the If these negotiati
isit of Mr. Carter and his associates ful, it will put New
AND FRIDAY, SEP TEI
om of announcing Opening Days e
e that Thursday and Friday is set
:he showing of the past. . .
feta Silk 98c, The Seasc
es Black Taffeta you can't match Terptto
Syd, special one dress to each buy- h eptto
can buy here in se
rer Held in the Towni. tow"
beautiful ribbon with cne of the All
r months ago. Before the great ad- Dressy hats, str
'ou 'will find any color you wanthasaloebra
bon values ever known, spca day and Friday.S
ribbon, 25c kind only 15c.
-e silk ribbon, 35C kind only 19C.
3 of Newberry. In"all*"r hi't*
-e kinds of shoes thab al ebr omplete and attr
one hundred feet long packed and can show you mo
>men's, Boys', Girls' shoes. Don't combined. You
rect to headquarters. yourself.
)O.-Piles and piles cf all kinds of Men's, E
months ago before the big advance, all pied u
Bed Ticking, etc, also all kinds of underwear
with new and up
mmon Crockery to
)n Tin to the best
e and see.
Watch the show win
dows for our fine China
sale next week. It will
be a record breaker.
Be on hand early.
China ware Crock
ware, Notions, Sta
Toilet Soaps Look for
look over the ield line from the coast to the west iith.
)est and most prae- in a very short time.
he coast. We are
George W. Sum- AMUII
f the committee on I will at the late th
m our Chamber of dence of W. H. Harris in
tready taken this town of Newbefty, S. C., at 11 a. M;,
in communication on the 12th dy of October, 190th
juthorities, looking shop tools, gans and other peri;zuf
ad via Newberry. property of which W. L. Harris died
man be made with seizei and powse&,
Dm Spartanburg to Terms cash.
i the C., N. & La. to-M~.Ane .Hri,
Coast Line .to distarL
give us a through
Bt to the: Atlantic e &ISX AT0 -2
as we understand Terglreaiainfrtc
ompleted to Spar-ercetfatsfrtepui sho,.
rust that arrange--i ebrycut ilb
e, as here suiggest-th ofieo tesu rnednt f
a this through line euainfrwieta~es n i
great deal to this fFrdyOtbe18197
tter of handling J .W elr
1'ueh nearer to theConySprnedtofEutin
ye are at preset . O
ons prove success-moe.ApytoTC.Pl,Nw
terr ona thoug a bery shor im.
I ilseattth at
achseaon fohecth dislayer o1
of this deprtmesareay estbihd. So yoriude
Clases o Milieyan Rpesented.
'echas, ailred h,etc isesua a ndn hifr old'
:e shwinga ceiemefr the dates, schoors
epbe.6t n 27th. ont il efilM
~y f ercanisighe havie ofvthe showitent hf
actie lne fDeGdatind Silks hit is, an cnw
e res oos ndSisthanourt he orcooredi towner
donthave on ouwFr it, toe and see07.
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