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Ik; had photographs in i 1 is room ol
t li(!so 1 wo fields?I In; one field when
t'.ie slalks were only about ;i foot tal
and I lie oilier where Hie stalks wort
above liis waist. The one i'ield l)Clonged
to a man who had refused tc
have anything to do with the demonstration
work in Georgia. The other
where I he stalks were above his waisl
was a field which he had selected foi
this demonstration work only 48(
Kducation meant an increase in the
yield, and getting out of debt and
gelling together meant that the farmers
could hold their cotton. Willi
the cotton acreage reduced lo half,
and the other half planted in corn,
and the yields increased, and witli
the farmers out of debt ;iml standin:
Ioget her, I hey ?i; 1?I huh] iheii
Hi, 11mi forever if need be. I 111 I hey
ilid led want lu do thai. Thousands
id' |ii>iiii|<> in the mills were depending
upon the hum of the spindles for
bread. They simply wanted to hold
i> nnt i 1 tliey couhl sell it a I a price
which would give I hern :i reasonable
profit. <)nc man couldn't do il alone.
I 'it t with unity of purpose il was
firaclicatlv done now.
Mr. Davis said even the little ne'ji'o
hoot blacks in Atlanta had organized
and hail increased the price of a
shine from five cents lo ten cents,
.'iid were making the while men pay
it. Then tell him the farmers couhl
not org.-uiizc Organization was not
desired lo deslrov lhim;s. The more
cotton mills and banks and business
enterprises there were, I lie more prosperous
was the country and all the
pe-iph- mi il. I >n I the fanner wanl
d a re i ,on a hie price f ir his produce.
The union had had all kinds
of opposition to meet, but the outsiders
were nol as bad as the farmers
who would not conic in l\ very
farmer ought to belong to the union,
lids was an age of organization
and c'ui ralization, lie said. < >rie man,
tolin I), iioel.el'eller. pro<bicei| out of
hi- own energy and iii-; own brain the
Standard <>il company, Ihe most <_rivaniie
trust the world had over
Mr. Davis said the i|ue-tion had
beet: a-keil wli\ the minimum price
ol lotion had not been fixed by the
union al l'J I J cents las', fall, instead
of |."> cents. lie said the day lite
commitlee report was brought in al
Little Kock. col ion was selliuu al I I
cent Il l he union had fixed I he
minimum price al a price lower than
cotton was bringing, I lit* members
would have de.-erted. and the world
would have si-orued. The union had
not made a mistake, even if thex did
not eI 1 "i cents. The meiiibe.-.
rem lined ]o\ al. and ! lie pi n e !\.d i
ed up irkabl w .11. in view j
"i ! ! < > i aa nci :< I i 1 i' >n. 'l i e :uiM
i. I >.i \ i - 'i i ;i i| i hi- r trmers '
'? ho v el I- 11 ! meaibei" io ?.>me il; ailil '
> !'i do 'i:i... !?- : .1 ,-d I
'i?? \ ere ii.>1 l irien and who wi re
no' i !;iI?1, io membership l?i put '
! heir -iioiililers lo | lie w heel and help I
the movement, urging llial iinitv ol
purpose among I lie people of all \ o?
aI I'll. ^ Wo ;!d bene! II the whole
So-it Id .mi! and all her people.
President, 15. Karris. J
I 're >'.< h' n I I'.. 11 a n is. ol the State
mien, was then introduced.
President Harris said il he were to
lake hi> rhoice of subjects he would
speak on diversified argicullure. became
he loved I hat subject ,atul because
l! t? farmers needed div\J-dfied
agriculture. liul the fanners, he
said, needed organization now more
than a11\ thing else. If the farmers
of the South had organized thirtyfive
years ago, the South would have
been Ihe richest country in Ihe world
Mr. Davis, he said, had referred lo
tile bank deposits of the Iowa fanners.
Il was as easy to make two
dollars in South Carolina, lie said, as
to make one dollar in Iowa. The j
people of South Carolina had twice
the advantages. If we were lo go to
Towa and do as we did here, we
would soon he iu the poor house. The
farmers of South Carolina spent
three dollars x\ 11iI? the farmers of
Iowa spent fifty cents. If the farmers
ol Iowa average .^l.'JOO each in
the banks, the farmers of South Carolina
ouglil to average each.
The fanners of South Carolina had
made money, but I hex did not have
it. The north-eastern States and
the west had il. lie wanted to presold
a plan by which the fanners of
the South couhl enrich themselves
and have money, instead of enriching
There were three planks in the
platform which ho wanted to present,
and every man who tilled Ihe
soil could got on Ibis platform. The
throe planks wore:
'J. Co-opera linn.
/ 3. Diversification of crops.
- I *i versi t it*jii ion of crops whs sr.
* 1the people of South C'aro
1 didn't know much about, lie said,
> he urged its importance. Lots
farmors, lie said, would not even 1
> turnip patches.
Organization meant educat
> I'll rough organization came coop
lion, and by cooperation power
secured. Diversification of ci
made I lie farmers free, indepeiu
I Organization had raised the p
of cotton within the last four or I
( vears $17..~>0 per hale. (Jo h
I weni v-five years beyond the
' lour or five years, he said, am
^ would be seen that the average p
?I cotton per bale was Si
thai lime the average price li;id h
>0..?0. In | lie |;1^| fjvc years ->o
Carolina li.nl made about 1.000,
b;iles of col nit per year. So that
"i ii/.ation <>|' |!m> fanners had n I
to die wealth of South I'tiroi
about $I / ,.>00.0(10 each year due
' ' Ifst live vears, and every mail
business in the South had been o.1
lited. The beneficial results w
in evidence everywhere through
I lie South, and on every ha.in new
lerprises a'id belter residences w
At one time, said Mr. Harris,
i"rvihing was fighting tlii <farnu
I movement. Now the inovemcnl ]
| all t lie friends it wanted, ami all
j encoui agement it wanted, but
| farmers themselves did Mot put
I much vim ami life in the organi
I l ion as it ought to l?ave.
President Harris reviewed the 1
|! "I orgaiii/.at ion, which
-aid was started in Texas by (ire
I'n. with about ten members, and
:i dollar in the treasury. Today,
s:lid, the union bad 2,100,000 nu
hers, "with nothing to discourage
j but ourselves, and nobmlv else iu
j way. Kirk your own selves out
| I be way and let s go on,'" he uig
i 1'bi* union bad won a victory, lie s;
jaiul the i|iic<tion was whether the
; ion would stand by it or give i|
I uat was with the union and w
j11"' is. The farmers had
to blame lor the condition
t Hie farmers except t lie l irtners. ,i
j He.' taiiners ti!ein>elves bad to ren
dy it. They owed ii to themselves,
'heir lamilics, to their posteritv a
10 their (Sod to rise up and l'i
themselves from Ibis great bond;
this A nvlo-Sa\ou race was in tod;
' he farmers were going lo ?.-??|
liel by organization because b\- <
gunizalion I hey would get coopei
|liou. and by cooperation tliev wot
| NCf-ure power. I lie farmer who sin
by liimsel| had only his own slreui:
I VA'i'h "J. IHO.OUO farmer:. logelh
i I here was strength. Willi ihorou
"' -'aiiizat'on the fartiu rs would da
j demand a living nri
' ' ' I he!r Cii loll.
I I he farmer, h d the ,.>. ! |
' .ail"' ; I I -M..I ;.x I.,. ,
'in- I wo i!d ;.;,ve a:i .
I ''/'a' !ol: which Would lie .; ! t ill"
eel't< ;> I ? > U I < I for Co ? to|| I ?\- I )ccei
Col Ion was Worth as much lod;
a ;l was in lilio. when the rclali
"i-'ducl ion I lieu and the relali
' "pulalioll Wele considered. IVc:
dent Harris had some figures whi
he had collected and which he rea
snowing that lor many years i
price o| cotton had doubled as soi
a.*- il 'Jot out of the hands of | lie pi
ducer. into the bands of the specnl
H I he I aimers had sold colli
las| year as they had been doing
the past. |hev would not have recei
ed over seven cents for it. and I
speculator would have received fi
teen. Why couldn't the fanner get
11 the speculator could? The troul;
was thai the farmers had not be
II w"as impossible to break I
South, said President Harris, or
j would have been bankrupt long agr
President Harris said that the lY
iner who bad bought corn this ve
had paid $1.10 per bushel for it, ai
that I luxe who were forced lo h
Irom now on would pay $1.1.") i
bushel for it. when they could r.ui
jl Irom ::0 t,, cents per bush
I hose who had bought bacon had p;
what il was bringing in Newbcrrv
and the people o| Xewberrv kn
what that was?when I hey could ra
all l'uey needed at three cents j
pound, lie could raise all he need
at a cent and a half a pound, and t
ery man present could raise 1
<'?ui ill three cents per pound, if tl
would carry out the plan he woi
give them, when those who were hi
ing it now were paying 10 jo
ecuIs a pound for it. Those who w
buying flour were paying from $.1
to *0.00 per barrel, and they co
rai-e il at .f2.">0 per barrel. Th
who wire buying horses and nn
were paying abonl $200 each
them, when they could raise be!
ones for ?7~i each.
?l' land could be ta.Vrh ;
une- every mouthful that a horse wo.:'
linn eat in raising it could be grown c
and this one acre, and at the end of Mm
of years there would bo an addition;
uivc credit of $50 to the aero. Preside)
Harris said he was not talking thinj
ion. winch he believed could be done, bi
era- things which he had actually don
was ^"'1 he said he was going to tal
ops ?"e ncre and raise two horses 011
lent yield. lie said he could give an
farmer the plan by which these pn
rice <^,u',s could be grown and raised :
five ",ftsc prices, because he had grow
ack n,ul n"Sft,i 'heiri at these prices bin
I I resident Harris spoke at lengt
rice "long ||,c?\> lines, and ho hold H
nee attention of his andient
000 I BRYAN AND TAYLOR CONFER.
led National- and County Chit
jna Will be Formed.
i jn As the result of a visit to W. .
,iU>_ j Tl?*yan on Thursday of Scnatfi
ore Taylor, of Tennessee, who i
out ,MM <> ,0 ^deliver a Chautampm lectun
"M> national committee of the Don
ore PJiHy, with the concurrent'
I of Mr. Hrvan, will soon outer upo
| a most elaborate plan for aseertaii
"ling 1 lie sentiment of the country I.
!i'.d'U " ' " standard bearers. Tlii
,'j'* j P'"" ''outemplates the formation of
I) I nn'i?n:il Demoeratie club with S|mI
t.uid county clubs as subsidiaries
'.ISI whose duty j| will |H. I,, ,.,.p(II.| |
the central organi/.ali >n (Ma favor
able or unfavorable to lite naiiona
"" ticket. I; i< proposed ;}|.iI llio>
he (dubs shall poll the I'niV-d S'a'.es.
I lie proposi) ion rog.t; dtK? Mie na
10 |li??nal club promptly apw t'ei' to Mi
l>r\an, who said lie \**<>%imI not wjjj
lor his visit to Chicago in a c"'jpl
of weeks. Itut would at once tak<
M I stops lo get the milional elub undo
ed. * ,
lid. .4,,V '!,yh?r was accompanied li
mi- ',;1',view by Mayor I'. \Y. Urown. oni
ltpj"1 ^,l'- l;iyan'> staunches friends am
ith I 'MS< S' ;"'v'S('is. '" I have been ii
i Kansas, Missouri and Indiana," sai<
Senator Taylor. ''To my mind llry
|M| :1" 'l:ls ;1 better chance for elect lot
no_ than Cleveland did in 1S!>2. I fount
many Republicans in Kansas who |ol<
"l(> 'hey would vole for Hryan, am
|T(> as 'or Indiana the prospects for Do
i^o ""'ci'nlie success are good.''
iv. He predicted that I'ennessce wonlc
|T. go Democratic by ::<),()()<). Whet
|(|. asked whether he had noticed thai
r;i_ jnany o| the Republican candidate!
,1,1 i in Nebraska were coming out in fav
,?| ! or ,,f guaranty of bank deposit ; Mr
11, i Iirvan replied that he had been to|,
i-r. ! ' i; one i?!' ihe straws thai
! .sl,,|w "hicli way the wind is blowvv
ing." said I: ?. Mr. Hryan viM dis((l
j cuss this sub.jeet in his forthcoming
! I'opeka speech.
,,i 'M I'cyan proposes l< a c >n
,e- 'M"!l? to eomluet I:is owi
j campaign for I he presidency w a di-:i
? ! > ed ?:i ii he announced 11:aI hi
ii- j wouhl spend 11; lays in Chicago
I beginning August 22. The Democrat,1V
ic headquarters will be in full swine
V(. by that time, an4 it is Mr. Bryan's inVe
''"nlion to meei and confer will
..j. Chairman Mack and other leaders ol
eh pnrly and give them I he benefit
(j of his counsel.
|1(1 Another speaking dale lias been
m arranged by Mr. Hryan. ITe will
,M_ leave on Ihe morning of August '21
for Des Moines, where he will make
,M an extended speech on the larilT
in <|uestiou. I bat night, he will proceed
v_ to Chicago. After his three days'
j c slay in the latter oily ho will go on
to Indianapolis |o attend the notifi |(
cat ion ceremonies of John W. Kern,
ile which will occur on the 2f>th. On tho
on return trip ho will speak on the 27th
at Topekn and arriving al Lincoln
1,(, tho next day.
NOTICE OF ASSIGNEE'S SALE.
ar Wo, the undersigned, assignee and
nd agent of creditors, of .Tames Murray
uy $ Company, will soil a! p-blie aui?or
lion al No. l.'HO Main slroet, Nowise
berry, S. C.t for cash lo the highest
ol. bidder, on the ISlh day of August,
lid j IHOS, al 12 in., the assigned slock
of goods of said firm consist in? ol
ew dry goods, shoes, hosiorv, gents furiso
Dishing good.-', notions, iron safe ami
n?r show cases. The stock will bo ;:old
led i,s< a whole. Prospective purchaser.'
i'v- may inspect stock by calling on tin
I,a- tiudersignod at any time before llu
lev *la.v of sale.
A. #T. Gibson, Assignee
" v" G. G. Sale, '
11 Agent for Creditors,
ore Newberry, S. C , August f>, 1908.
v. nrium wmsw,
F, JI?l?it(i enrod ftt my Smmtnrhiin In
f\... SH3 Jew wcPkB. Yon can return to you
hjm3 iHhB 'lo",n well, froo and hippy
tOl' ? ? .lr'"lv0 thoeo liiibttn n pppcinlly fo
it >'.'nrf' tlioiiflftnds.
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n Rev. John 0. Willson, President
/-\ 1'liNS Sept. 18. 190S. Comfortable. steam
1 I electric lighted building, in cit
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Thorough teaching and traininK. l-'ltie worl
IP in music and art. Cost reasonable.
^ Send for catalogue.
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With the host modern conven
,3 iences and equipment, and liigl
standards of teaching and living
this is an ideal place for pre para
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For attractive catalog write
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! Wi'e range of choice in* Scienj
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Well equippeu Laboia
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! I Expenses moderate. Many stu,
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e ! Next session (104th) begins
, j September 23d, 1908
For announcement write to the
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!; 1785 CoSlags d tk&itn 1808
Charleston, S. C.
1 , i2jth Year Begins September 25th.
1 i Kntrance examinations will be
1 held at the County Court House
I 011 Friday, July 3, at 9 a. in. All
- candidates for admission can compete
in September for vacant Boyce
1 | Scholarships which pay $100 a year.
, j One free tuition scholarship to each
, j county of South C.iolina. Board
, | and famished room in dormitory
_ | $11. Tuition $40. For catalogue,
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j Piano and Organ Economy.
If you tire interested in the purchase of a
1'IANo or .111 OKOAN, we want to sell von one.
Don't think \011 111 u:-t : > some mail order
' hou.se to buy a low priced piano or organ: nor
outsiileoi South Cai'olji.a to K,-t the ! est piano
. M" orv.an. We have a great variety of grades,
I and 11 styles, at piici? which cannot fail to
interest you. \\f an- manufacturers' factory
- representatives lor several < f the largest anil
, most lamor.s makers ol pi no- and < rgaus
We take old instiuinents in exchange and
, j make most libei al terms of payment to those
j who wish to buy on time. No bouse?-cjuality of
I pianos and organs considered?can undersell us.
1 wenty-foiir yeais of lair dealing in Columbia
and throughout South Carolina is our reference
, j and guarantee.
j Write us at once for catalog price and terms.
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PIANOS AND ORC.ANS.
j NEWBERRY UNION STATION.
1 Arrival and Departure of Passenger
j Trains?Effective 12.01 A. M.
I Sunday, June 7th, 1908.
No. 15 for Greenville .. . .8.57a.m.
No. IS for Columbia .. ..1.40 p.m.
No. 11 for Greenville .. ..3.20 p.m.
Xo. 10 for Columbia 8.47 p.m.
0., N. & L. Ry.
No 85 for Laurens 5.19 a.m.
*No. 22 for Columbia .. ..8.47 a.m.
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12.56 p.m.
1 No. 53 for Columbia .. ..3.20 p.m.
"No. 21.x for Laurens .. ..7.25 p.m.
No. S4 for Columbia .. ..8.36 p.m.
Does not run 011 Sunday
This lime table shows the times at
which trains may be expected to depart
from this station, but their departure
is not guaranteed and the
time shown is subject to change without
. G. L. Robinson,
| SPECIAL EXCURSION RATES.
Account Fourth of July Celebration?via
| Greatly red need rates will bo in
effect between all points on the
Southern railway on account Fourth
limit July 8th, 1908.
July celebrations. Tickets will be on
sale July 2nd, 3rd and 4th. with final
hunt July, Silt, 1008.
" For dot nils, rates, ot<-., apply 1 1
? Southern Railway A treats or
* j ' J. C. Lu.sk,
? j Divison Passanger Agent,
' ' Charleston, S. C.
C f J. L. Meek,
,/Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent,
" Atlanta, Ga.
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Dear Madam Housekeeper: gM
We wish to call your at- jfl|
tention to our stock of Fancy and Staple
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your potronage during this year.
We feel safe in saying that our stock is
the most complete that is of ferea here and 3BB
I that we can serve you in a satisfactory manWe
will ever keep in mind three very im- jfl
portant points: quality of goods prompt ser
vice modorate prices. I
; If you are not already a customer of ours H
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! V/e wish 1908 to be our banner year. Will 1
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Bank. Means that he'll improve his financial credit,
quit handling soiled bills by paying by check, simplify
book-keeping and be able to keep a stub record of
all transactions-^a few of the favors our Bank extends.
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J. A. Blackwelder. Robt. Norris. Geo. Johnstone.
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j The First Cough of lira Season, '
f?) Even H?ough not severe, has a tendency to Irritate the sen^i- ^ 1.
^ live inembranes of the throat and delicate bronchial tubus. jL P
ql Coughs then come easy all winter, every time you take t/ie ^
^ slightest cold. Cure the first cough before it has a oi.ariee 10 VI
set up an inflamation in the delicate capillary air tube* of iho J
lungs. The best remedy is QUICK RKIJKF COUGH A |
^ SYRUP. It at ouce gets light at the seat of trouble and r<v ^ |
moves the cause. It is frte from Morphine aad is as safe tor @ |
a child m for an adult. 25 cents at ^ !
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