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THE CORN EXPOSITION
PROVES GREAT SUCCESS
MUCH CREDIT DUE TO PRESIDENT
A. D. HUDSON.
The First Corn Expositon Ever Held
In the South Pulled Off in
Columbia, Dec. 6.-Magnificent and
successful beyond all expeotation. This
statement tells the story of the South
Atlantic States Corn exposition, which
opened at Craven Hall,the "Corn
Palace"-today and which will con
tinue through Friday. There are over
700 individual exhibits, from North
Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.
The most successful farmers of the
three States are attending, and sever
al thousand more are expected before
the end of the week. Many of those
attending the exposition have been far
mers from childhood. When the hall
was op(ened and the inspection of the
erhibits was commenced, these men
expressed their surprise at the exhi
bits shown, for they had never dream
ed that such fine corn could be grown
in the South.
Prize Competition Sharp.
Approximately $10,000 in prizes will
be given away during the week, be
sides a number of handsome trophy
cups from newspapers and commer
cial organizations. Tbile is sharp
competition and the judges have an
arduous task before them in making
the awards. Cheap railroad rates
have been granted from all points in
South Carolina, Georgia and North
The aviation meet will be held in Co
lumbda tomorrow and Thursday. The
features of today's program were the
welcome addresses delivered this af
ternoon by Mayor Gibbes, of Colum
bia, and Gov. Ansled, on the part of
the State of South Carolina. There
was to have been an address tonight
by C. L. Blease, of Newberry, gover
nor-elect of South Carolina, but ill
ness previented Mr. Blease from at
Boy Champion Present. I
Among the visitors here for the ex- i
position, the one who is atitracting the]
most aittenion, is Jerry H. Moore, of
*Winona, in Fl-orencle county. He is 15
*years of age and produced 228 bushels
and 3 pecks of corn on one acre of
land. He has a large exhibit. He is a
*very modest young fellow and knows
corn. The old farmers p11esent found
him well acquainted with the subject
of -corn. He has created a most pro
found impression by his simplicity and
There was a visitor at the exposition
this afternoon who recived more at
tention than any other. This exhibitor
was Hannah Plowden, of Clarendon
cournty, who produced 120 bushels of
corn on one acre of land.
Cooking School. .
Theire is a cooking school in connec
tion with the exposition, which is be
ing conducted by the students from
the practice home at Winthrop college.
All corn products are being prepared.
The school is under the direction of
Miss Carrie Hyde, who has charge of
the practice home. The young ladies
here are: Misses Essie Hyrne, IAllian
Gentry, Clara Aikena Gibson and Quin
The largest exhibits in the boys' de
partment are from Aiken and Barn
well counties. There are over 400 ex
hibits by memb"' . f the Boys' Corn
clubs and over thirty counties are rep
There are many exhibits from North
Carolina and Georgia and a number of
farmers from these two States a,re
expected to 'atend tomorrow.
The exhibits are attracting a grea,t
deal of attention. The decorations of
the 'hall are beautiful. There are more
than two score South Carolina fiags
hanging from the ceiling.
Plans are alrearly on to make this
expositon emphasizes the fact that the
expositon emphasizes the fact that the
farmers of the South have at last come
to realizie the value of the corn crop.
The success of the exposition is due
to the efforts of A. D. Hudson, of New
berry, who is One of the most success
ful and progressive farmers in thel
Gov. Ansel, delivering a welcome ad
dress on the part of the State of South
Carolina before the exposition, said
that the .great colletcion of corn mark
ed Ian era in the progress of the
South. He spoke of the future and;
congratulated the farmers present for
their efforts in making the South At
lantic Corn exposition a success. He'
said that the farmers should take les
sons from the boys of the State, who
had made such fine records for corn
production. Gov. Ansel recalled the
old days. when "corn shuckings" were
popular. He urged the farmers to as
6ist in the work of moving the corn~
cribs from the West and to bring
about the time wm' there would be
more live stock and hogs. Heii urged
the farmors .to diversify their crops.
He was most enthusiastically recetv
ed and his advice was good.
Welcome From Ma) or Gibbes.
Another welcome address was daliv
ered by 'Mayor Gibbes, of Columbia.
He gave a cordial welcome to every
one present and said that the exposi
tion marked a period in the progress
of South Carolina and the South.
Following the address of welcome
there was a corn judging school, un
der the direction of J. N. Napier, of
Clemson college. This school is one
Df the most important features of the
McIver Williamson Talks.
Columbia, Dec. 6.-McIver William
son, whose name will always be con
nected with corn in South Carolina,
bhe man whose one short story set
more farmes to thinking along intel
Ligent lines than any other article, to
ight talked corn to over 100 farmers
and a large number 'of visitors, at the
South Atlantic States Corn exposition,
which is being held in Craven Hall.
Declaring that the corn exposition
marks a distinct epoch in the history
Df South Carolina, Mr. Williamson
launched into the dissertation of corn,
which was interesting and food for
thought for every one here. He said
that the exposition marks the turning
point in the old methods to the new,
ind that he had not expected to live
o see such a movement consummated.
'We should all be proud of this sx
postion," said the speaker. He told
3he farmers present that the sons were
,eaching them how to farm, and that
me of the most grmtifying reasons
,or the corn moviement is that the
oys would be farmers tomorrow. He
poke of the corn movement as a great
3ducational campaign. "Wherever
here is plenty of corn, the hogs will
yome without calling." This state
nent was made in introduction by
Ar. Williamson, in introduc.ing a
mlogy on "the hog," which is almost
ts propheic as his short, but to the
>oint, story on "corn."
Following his discussion of the hog,
ie gave a technical, yet entertaining
ecture on how to grow corn. He gave
iis experience and the fight that he
Cent up for years to gain knowledge
or more and better corn on South
Showing What SI
Do In The
The largest railway co
recently borrowed fifty
bonds, from the people <
markable, owing to simil
people to other countries
Where do the French
money? Jno. D. Rockef
from one of his trips to :
seven words: "The peoj
money." YOU cannot
necessary risk with you
During these prosperous
to invest in some form
great. All sorts of ind
and, unless great cautic
are likely to be made w
The shrewd investor doe:
to every scheme presente
returns, or into some spe
return you something fc
satisfied with ABSOL
both PRINCIPAL ANI
is afforded by this Bank.
WXould it not be well f
NOW, according to th
people? Your account,
welcomed. Make a STs
by coming in and talki
with our Cashier.
E PAY 4
OF NEW BE
Capital - -
JAS. McINTOSH, President.
A Great Success.
Columbia State, 8th.
The South Atlantic States Corn ex- 4
position now in progress in Craven
hall marks an epoch in the history of
Never has .there been so much fine
corn brought together south of the
Ohio river and east of the Mississippi
It is not a pleasure event, but is
educational. The farmers of North
Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia
are being shown in a concerte form 4
that the great, boasted corn belt ot the I
West has at last moved South. All of
the prizes, aggregating $10,000, were
awarded yesterday. 4
The grand sweetpstakes winners for
North Caroina, South Carolina and
Georgia at the corn exposition were
anounced yesterday as follows:
Best prolific variety wbite corn, 10
ears: J. C. Lewis, Reedy Branch, N. C.
Best single ear variety whilte corn,
10 ears: A. D. Hudson, Newberry.
Best individual display: A. D. Hud
Augusta Chronicle cup: A. D. Hud- 4
Grand Champion Sweepstakes. 4
Silver cup, given by T. W. Woods
& Sons, Richmond, Va.: A. D. Hudson,
Best single ear: E. Goodwin, Apex,
N. C. 4
Best 50 ears: A. D. Hudson, New- I
Prize-winners of the First congres
gional district of South Carolina are:
Best 10 ears, any variety, prize $10:
[j. H. Rivers, St. Stephens.
Best 10 ears white corn: J. E. Ten
amt, Maming, first prize; S. W. Thig
pen, Manining, second prize; E. R.
Plowden, Manning, third prize.
Best single ear: E. R. Plowden,
Prize-winners Third congressional4
:lass: B. Harris, Pendleton.
Best 10 ears yelllow corn: A. M.
.Wi*er, Newberry; H. B. Hendrix,
gewberry; J. C. Stephens, Newberry.
Best single ear: A. D. Hudson, New
Best 10 ears white corn: A. D. Hud-U
on, Newberry; B. Harris, Peadleton: 4
ai Savings Wl
mpany in this country
million dollars, on itst
if France. This is re
ar loans made by same
,about the same time. -
people get all of this S'
eller, after returning
?aris, tells the secret in
>e of France save their
afford to take any un
r hard-earned savings.
times the temptation
of speculation is very
ucements are offered,
n is exercised, errors
hich will prove costly..
not put his money in
d which promises large he
culation guaranteed to de
r nothing; rather is he bE
LTE SECURITY for 2
) INTEREST such as'p
>r you to begin savingS
e policy of the French (1
large or small will be dE
ERT RIGHT AWAY
ng over your interests c
RRY, S. C.
J. E. NORWOOD, Cashier. an
Wish A Mer
Here Are A Few I
For Christmas, and you couldn't se
sat up nights to think of something
There's not a risk in buying Shoi
or a new pair," if the Shoes we sel
We are displaying a nobby line o
sets. Look over our big showing,
Hosiery, Cravats, Gloves, Shirts, Hal
Knitted Mufflers, and
We'll make any exchanges desir
best time to make selections.
HY DO THE BOYS Cne
LEAVE THE FARM?
Mke home attractive with a good piano T hI
Nthing is so conducive as good music;
dnothing will inspire your boys and girls
ae to cherish home and invite their young
ids to share their joys than music.
e have the SWEETEST TONED PIANOS
NDORGANS MADE, and at low prices and OnDcm e1
n asy terms.
rite us at once for catalog and for special
MALONE'S MUSIC HOUSE
42 MaIn St. Columbia, S. c. Loans and Disconi
'AE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Over Drafts..
CUNTY OF NEWBERRY. Cash on Hand in E
CURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
b.t Carolina Loan and Trust Com
ay as trustee and in its own right,
hey Manufacturing Company, Geo. We receive accol
.Mower as trustee, the Peoples' andwlpayof
tional Bank of Prosperity, S. C., d-ilpa o
Reigh Cotton Mills, Tryon Paper pounded semi-ann
Bo Company, and Geo. D. Mayo Begin now and (
achine Compan'y, Defendants. HL.AR,Pre,
yvirtue of an order of the Court
en I will sell to the highest bid- W. G. HOUSEAI
before the Court House at New- u
rr, S. C., Monday, salesday, Januar'y
10, within the legal hours of sale.
those two- parcels, tracts and!
cs of land lying and being situate
he Town of Newberry, State of
ut Carolina, containing thirteen
)acres, more or less, bounded and
cibed as follows: JH
e said two tract sare continuousWHT
dare bounded by Scott Creek, in
dng one-half thereof, by lands of
edore Johnstone, by land formerly erection of said dan
.Q. Boozer, and by Caldwell street be higher than
ad leading from the Town of New- said creek, alsc
r by the dairy farm, now owned ery, buildings and o
Silas J. McCaughrin, and by the franchises of Ashle
t on the west intersecting said Cmay h ele
vell street, or road in front of Company, the ree
br Hill's home plrace, and leading Agesthle puatropi
mLanford,tndstform yihthe rih 0.Wright on the 2(
i the Newberry Knitting Mill in 196
eed to it by A. G. Johnstone and Terms of sale: Tb
rH. Johnstone, as executors of be required to pay
sJohnstone, deceased, dated Oc- purchase price in ca
r8, 1900, and recorded in Book balance by his bond
ages 177 to 179, that is to say, the the premises sold, p
htto abut against and erect a dam two equal annual i
nthe opposite bank of Scott's interest from day of
: at any point thereon opposite nually until the who
y f the land hereby conveyed, which been paid, the bond
rers upon said creek, svith the fur- contain a stipulatio
erright to buikid any masonry or payment of 10 per c
rstructure upon the said opposite! fee if it is placed ii
kthat may be necessary in the* attorney for collectic
lect more appropriate gifts if you
es here for we say, "your money
I go wrong; but they will not.
f Christmas gifts in combination
s, Silk Umbrellas, 'Sweater Coats,
ed after Christmas. Now's the
sed Statement of thie Condition of/
Of Newberry, S. C.,q
.st, 1910, as Reported to the State Bank
ts..$212,182-95 CapitalStock-..-.-.- - -- o,ooo-oo
.--- 3,800.00 Surplus...............12,oz6.44.
... 2,258.25 Cashier's Checks... 112.13
anks 22,548.49 Bills Payable......... io,ooo.oo
Dividends Unpaid... 40.0o
2nts both large and small. Our business is growing
ur per cent. interest on your surplus funds, comn
ipen an account with this bank.
sident. M. L. SPEARMAN, Cashier.
,Vice President. W B. WALLACE, Asst. Cashier.
R. GEO. B. CROMER, Attorney.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE PAID
FOR RAW FURS AND HIDES'..
list mentioning this ad.
& CO. .USLL,Y
1, the dam not to suit, and the mortgage to contain a.
the banks of stipulation requiring the mortgagor to
all machin- carry insurance on the buildings to
the prpety ndthe amount of $10,000 dollars and as
teprpryadsign the same to the master as col
y Manufacturing lateral with leave to the purchaser to
~tate hereby mort- anticipate payments of the credit por
ty conveyed to tion of the purchase price in whole or
g company by Z. in part. The purchaser shall be re
th day of May, quired to pay five hundred ($500) dol
lars in cash when his bId is accepted,
e purchaser shall, and upon his failure to do so the prop
one-third of the erty shall be immediately resold on
sh and secure the the terms above fixed. Purchaser to
and mortgage of pay for papers and recording same.
iyable in one and If the purchaser fails to comply with
nstallments, with the terms of sale, the property will be
le payablehan- reold at his risk on the next sales
andeb mortalhae to ay, or some convenient salesday
i requiring the thratr
ent. as attorney's H-H LIAD
the hands of an Master for Newberry County, S. ."
in o co1ece~ .7 o~ mber 28, 1910.