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steady increase in the business of the
enterprise, and only last year the gin
nrery 'was enlarged by the addition of
a 70-saw Pratt gin, giving the plant
four modern 70-saw gins.
Mr. J. B. D)emirek is president of the
co:npany. aind Mr. J. B. Addy is see
retary. T>e direc-tors are: Dr. J. M.
pped with Fir
)rest at 4 per
July of each
se e e e e e
Sease, J. B. Derrick, Andrew Sheely,
Dr. J. W. Wessinger, A. L. Aull, J.
K. Derrick, J. P. Richardson, A. F.
Lever, J. C. Epting, Jr.
Mr. A. H. Sheelv is sfiperintendent
[4 rI e ;lnt
The capital stock of the company is
cent. per ann
year. WE S
T'he ave-rage output of the oil miill
plant is from 'about about one thous
and two hundred tons of seeds crush
ed per season, anid the average output
of tihe ginnery is from 1,500 to 2,000
bales of cotton ginned per season.
The Wii enjoys the distinetion of
having the highest analysis of meal in
South Carolina this year, and when a
representative of The Herald and
Newvs w'as in Little Mountain sompe
days ago, the plant 'was taxed to its
capacity, and was about three thous
and sacks behind on orders--3how
ing the demand for its product; and
there 'is no better way to judge the
quality of a product tahan by the d'e
mand for it.
' The annual meeting of the
stoe'kholders of the company is held
each year on June 15. The profits
of the corporation have so far been
turned into the surplus account.
Under the direction and control of
skillful business men, who know the
oil nmill business, and with a modern
plant throughout, the enterprise wil'l
continue to succeed in the future, as
it has succeeded in the past.
The company has hulls and meal al
ways on hand, and buys cotton seed
at all seasons.
Remarkable Growth of Telephone Lini
es Out of Little Mountain-An
Beginning during July of last year
with the erection of a line from Lit
dle Mountain to Peak and Spring Hill,
in Lexington county, the number of
telephone lines out of Little Moun
tain has increased until 'today there
are one hundred phones connected on
the different lines of the Little Moun
tain Telephone association. Ten more
phones have been ordered, and they
will be installed in the very nearfu
iure, increasing the number of phones
on the different lines of 'the associa
tion to 110. In addition to these
phones, the swithc'hboard of the Lit
tie Mountain association has free con
netion with the Chapin exchange, the
Chapin association and the Little
Mountain association having erected
a wire between the two exchanges for
their mutual benefit. There are about
sixty phones conneetd with the Chap
in exchange. The Little Mountain ex
ehange has, of cou'rse, connection with
the long distance lines of the South
ern Bel-l company.
Dr. J. M. Sease was president of
the ompany which built the first line,
4in the Up Country
s, Modern Burg Prroof Corliss
Y ABSOLUTELY SAFE.
um compounded January and
OLICIT YOUR BUSINESS.
OLICIT YOUR BUSIESSES
LITTLHEN OUA, SAY C.