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APRIL 25, 1917.
T PER ACRE.
Leased production and co:
utilizing back yards and v
d railroad rights of wa
inual prize contests for ti
the fact that if this counti
)d problem the burning d
ximum production per acr
worker in the soil this ye
make his work count to ti
PRODUCTION. He shou
and in order to increase 11
ery available implement ft
-reasing the work done.
ng in a garden with a wee
gang plow stand idle. TI
ailable for the aged and ti
siness man who has no fie
oung giant is vitally need<
is of production and makir
sential, but the salvation 4
ely upon BETTER YIELI
,s went uncultivated. Th
lade to produce to the lin
old in 1917 will be a reproa<
hoped there will be not or
means of securing impro
acrease his acreage and i
and the bankers should con
inancier is indebted to th
in the hour of national da
aced unreservedly at the I
iers who must toil early ai
suffer for bread.
.s should also come to tl
is needed, then credit shou
ore acres may be tilled.
are needed they should 1
the towns. If they are u
hare governmental authoi
very able bodied man shou
is no room for slackers ai
ot lack for the MEANS
to feed the people in th
ns MUST BE EMPLOYE
tend. Prof. Hare is a very intere
ing talker and is authority on a
subject pertaining to poultry. He
no theoretical chicken crank, but fr<
experience and study has master
the subject of poultry-arising
south Carolina. All of his ideas a
suggestions are so practicable and c
bei carriedl out by ameteur p~oull
Prof. Ilare has gotten out a bul
tin on'' Poultry Culture in Sot
Carolina." Anyone can get ti
(free of charge) by applying to th
county agent. It is sent out by Cle
son College. I am sure when Li
is readl by those interestedl in poull
raising, and they get some idlea
how much Prof. Hlare can hellp the
why, they will put down everythi
and come and hear his talk next tir
lHe says there is a great oppor01
nity for the people of South Caroli
to raise poultry very profitably 1
cause the feed for chickens can
raised in this State at such a smi
cost. One (of the members told
getting forty-nine cents per you
for broilers and twenty-six cents
plound for hens. Of 'ourise th(e po
ry has to be sh ippedl to biring the
prices and Prof. flare has offered
11ome dlown and show us how to<
pick and pack the poultry for sh
ping. Anyone hav'ing birdls to sI
(can aplply to Mrs. F. P.* Ervin
Manoning andl she can tell them I
lest markets and so on.
Thei association hopes to have
fine~ dIisplay of birds att their sh
in (onnection with the County l"
this fall. In a short while the p)
mium list com mittee will go to eve
merchanit arnd business man in I
town of Manning andl give each c
an opportunity to help on this pro
ising industry in the county.i
hope they will reCsp)ond liberally
that the association will have a n
lot of premiumois to ofler.
P'AX VlfI.i ITEMS.
Children's Day entitled, ''A Ch
in Zhe Midst," will be given next St
(lay morning, 11 o'clock, at the MetI
Rev. .J. D). Blowen andl family lI
Monday for Ann, N. C.m,. whret
I. I. APPELT-------------------.. . .
F. M . SHOPE............. .........
PER MAN, NO
We hear much about inc
serving idle lands; much of
cant lots, even roadsides an
Adden to this will be the al
greatest yields per acre.
They are all good-excellE
But let us not lose sight of
is to meet and solve the fo<
mand will be, not for the ma
but for the maximum PER
It is imperative that every
use every means possible to
utmost in his VOLUME OF
cultivate every acre possible,
capacity he should employ eN
reducing man labor while ini
This is no time to be dabbli
ing hoe while a tractor and
garden and back yard are av
very young and the town bu
to cultivate, but the husky y
in driving the BIG implemen
the broad acres bloom and f
A full yield per acre is es
this country will depend larg
and MORE ACRES PER M
Last year millions of acre
year every acre should be n
of its possibilities. An idle fi<
to its owner, and it is to be
in this whole community.
If the owner is without th
ed machinery in order to il
yield, then the moneyed men
promptly to his aid. The f
country for his wealth, and
ger that wealth should be pl
gitimate disposal of the farn
late that the people may not
The big implement make
front with a rush. If credit
be extended in order that m
Where more farm hands
drafted from the cities and
willing to go and do their a
ties should compel action. E
either fight or work. There
the public is in no mood to c
The United States does n
produce the crops necessar3
hour of peril, but those mea
or we fall.
Poultry Association Meets.
The Clarendon Poultry Association
held a very interesting meeting at
the Court House last Friday morn
ing. By invitation of the association,
Prof. F. C. Hare, poultry husbandman
of Clemson College, was present and
dleliveredl an add~ress to the members.
It was very disappointing that so
few members of the association wecre
present, b~ut the membership is made
up largely of people from the coun
try and at this busy season it was
.imposible for a great many to at
BACKING UP PROOf
Thle Kindi That Manning People Can
Many an earntest 'min g man or
wonman has publicly endorsed Doan's
Week after week, month after
month you've readl their statements.
Would these Maunning people recomn
mend~ any mediine1 if it were not
WVould they' conir m anid repeat their
st atenments at ''r yearIs had passed5( ?
~' Local proof is good (vidlence.
Trestimoiny contirmed years utter is
The following M~anning woman's
statement leaves no room f'or doubt.
It must convince every kidney suf
ferer who reads it.
If your back aches- If your' kidneys
are weak, profit by what Mr's. Rt. L.
Logan says: "or a long time, I
ha !been troubled with1 my kid neys.
I sufee from a lame and aching
back -and didln't rest well nights. I
used a box of Doan's Kidney Pills
-and they relieved me wonderfully. I
amn feeling much bett(er r'ow."
Keeps lDoan's On Hland.
Over three years later', Mrs. Logan
said : "'I have used lDoan's Kidney
Pills and they have done me a world
of good. I keep them on hand and
couldn't get along without them.''
Price 50c, at, all dealers. Doun't
simply ask for a kidney remedly--get
Donn's Kidney Pills-the same that
Mrs. Logan has twice publicly recomn
mendled. Foster-Milburn Co., Props.,
R~ufIna N. V.-adv.
or OOD STUFF
- America is looking t
Carolina to do their "bit"
The crops soon to be plant
est prices in history. S4
- yourself by raising grain
We guarantee to tak<
- etc., delivered to us in >
I- jobber's prices, prevailing
tr will spend two weeks, at the home of
le Mrs. Bowen's parents.
Id Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Martin arrived
is last week from Georgetown, Del.
, They are for the present at the home
of Mrs. M. S. Broadway.
Misses Jessie Curtis and Ruth Jones
i- will leave Wednesday for Georgetown,
1. where they will attend the State meet
le ing of the Methodist auxiliaries. They
d will return on next Monday.
Several fishing parties have mo
d tored to Brewington within the past
g few days.
Mr. II. C. Curtis was here Thurs
day bidding adieu to his relatives and
friends before his departure for Fort
Screven on Friday.
The monthly meeting of The Man
' ning Library Association will be held
le at the Library Monday afternoon,
April 30th, at 5 o'clock. All mem
V. bers are earnestly requested to at
tS tend, this being the time for the an
enual election of officers.
1S DAVIS STATION.
e- At last week's end this community
d was saddened by the deaths of two
of its most widely connected and hon
ored members, which occurred within
1e little more than an hour of each other.
Id Mre. J. W. Hilton passed away
.ibout eleven o'clock Saturday morn
ing. She had been for years in fail
ing health, and at the last was so
11- great a sufferer that she welcomed
'I- death as a relief. She was buried at
1d Summerton. Her husband and sev
ld eral children survive her.
A few minutes past twelve of the
same day Miss Rebecca Shorter died
O at the advanced age of about eighty.
is She was known or related to practi
D cally everyone in the country round,
and was a notable woman in her gen
erosity to her church. She gave the
land on which Bethlehem Methodist
;t- church was built, and she was buried
y from this church Sunday morning at
is 12 o'clock. To the great regret of all
m concerned, the preacher in charge,
ed Rev. W. O. Henderson, who was to
in have funeralized Miss Shorter, was
od unavoidably dlelayedl, and dlid not
an reach there until after the burial. Mr.
ry H-endecrson also regrettedl that he was
not waitedl for, andl prop~osed to preach
-a memorial sermon for Miss Shorter
th on Sunday next at 4 p. m. This was
.t The D)avis Station school is now
busily engaged in trying to round up
a goodl year's work. Commencement
is only about seven weeks off. Today
iyat about two o'clock we expect to
have Prof. Browne, county superin
tendent of education, and other vis
rgitors who will meet wvith us at the
school house, and lay diown the lawv
mn regard to agriculture in these wvar
times. We hope our people will b~e
wvell representedl at this meeting.
>er IEditor of TIhe Manning limes:
.il- WVill you al lowv space in your val
-se unable paper for a farmer to reply to
to~ the host of writers who give adlvice
ry to fa rmers ? It is not my intention
p- to attempt. to give advice to doctors,
tipi lawyers, plreachers and editors in the
of condluct of their alfa irs; but I should
he like to give a wvord of advice to the
nmerchatis, fertil izer dealers andl fi
a nanier~s as to how they may assist
>in the food campaign.
irThere are hundreds of acres of
-goodl land in Clarendon county which
ry are not under cultivation at all be
ne Sprains and Strains Relieved.
Ve Sloan's Liniment quickly takes the
so pain out of strains, spra ins, bruises
ce and all muscle soreness. A clean,
clear liquid easily applied, it quickly
penetrates without rubbing. Sloan's
Liniment does not stain the skin or
clog the pores like mussy plasters or
ointments. For chronic rheumatic
Id aches and pains, neuralgia, gout and
.n- lumbago have this well.-known rem
0- edy handy. 'For the pains of grippe
andl following strenuous work, it gives
~ft quick relief. At all dlruggists, 25c.
o the farmers of South
in supplying food stuffs.
ed will demand the high
;rve your country and
s, beans, peas, corn and
all grains, beans, peas,
narketable condition at
at time of delivery.
>d, S. C.
cause the would be farmers could
not get supplies. There are thous
ands of acres planted without any
fertilizer, which will not make over
50 per cent of a crop. Why were
these farmers not given a helping
hand? They may say that the farm
ers did not pay up last year. How
SCHOLARSHIP AND ENTRANCE
The examination for the award of
vacant scholarships in Winthrop Col
lege and for the admission of new
students will be held at the County
Court House on Friday, July 6, at
9 A. M. Applicants must not lie less
than sixteen years of age. When
Scholarships are vacant after July 6
they will be awarded to those making
the highest average at this examina
tion, provided they meet the condi
tions governing the award. Appli
cants for Scholarships should write
to President Johnson for Scholarship
examination blanks. These blanks,
properly filled out by the applicant,
should be filed with President John
son by July 1st.
Scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. The next session will
open September 19, 1917. For fur
ther information and catalogue, ad
dress President D. 13. Johnson, Rock
Hill, S. C.
For H ot We
There is no use in
line of keel) cool clothir
thing for you men and b2
A big line of Palm
other' nobby suits, all si
colors and patterns. T
the clothes you need anc
ing them at $5.00, $
$12.50 to $25.00.
STRAW HATS, STET[
All the newest styles.
for young men, old men
all sizes and shapes.1
Panamas included. Prici
Silk Shirts. White or C
A big variety maki:
easy. All sizes and dif
We sell them from 75c
We are always pie
Orders filled promptly.
could they when orly about: 25 per
cent of a crop was gathered.' Not
the fault of the farmer; for he had
a good crop practically made when
it was.destroyed by storm. The farm
era who- can get-supplies are plant
ing all they can -this year, and. will
probably make enough without fer
tilizer to feed themselves, their
worthy brothers, and widows and or
phans; but not enough to feed those
who stand idly by and hand out cheap
advice when a ton of fertilizer would
assist greatly in producing his food
supply for next winter.
I do not say that all merchants are
withholding aid, but it is certain that
the majority of them are catering to
the cash trade only. The farmers
should patronize the merchant who
helps them. I am not trying to array
one class against another, only try
ing to show that by helping others
we help ourselves.
If this article will arouse the pa
triotism of some fertilizer dealer or
some merchant to stand back of the
farmer this summer while he is mak
ing his crop I shall feel that I am
serving my country in her food cam
W. T. P. Sprott.
Foreston, S. C.
Twenty Years Ago
Mrs. J. E. Barnett, of Mayesville,
,was visiting her father, Mr. A. Lor
Mr. A. C. Davis returned home last
week from Arkansas quite ill with
pneumonia. He is at the home of his
brother, Captain W. C. Davis, and his
many friends are anxious about him.
There has been a successful flow of
water obtained on Mr. John DuRant's
place in the Fork. It will not be long
before every plantation will be sup
plied with these pure water wells.
Those who have failed to pay their
poll tax had better make immediate
settlement or their services will be
had on the chain gang. The sheriff,
magistrates and constables are going
to rake the woods for subjects.
At the recent examination for
teachers the following applicants se
cured certificates: Miss Nettie P.
Smith, Mrs. Lillian Pistole and Miss
Ither or P1easC
You Know Our Prices Are 4
being uncomfortable in hot v
ig and furnishings are at you
oys that you will need during
Beaches and We have a
zes, different in both the
b'ese are just Union suits.
I we are pric- here and th(
SON HATS From $1.0
and boys, in SHOES AP
B~ig line of In all the
ad from $1.50 leathers, anc
or gray fron
oloredI Shirts ter' at $8.50.
,$1.00, $1.50 FA SHi
A t $18.50
ased to show you. Ring us
Yours to pleas
Positive Proof That Lydim
E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Bridgeton,N.J.-"I cannot speak too
highly of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegeta.
ble Compound foj
was very irregular
and would have ter.
rible pains so that I
could hardly take a
step. Sometimes I
would be so misera.
ble that I could not
sweep a room. I
doctbred partof the
time but felt no
change. I la!r took Lydia E. Pink.
ham's Vegetable Compound and soon
felt a change for the better. I took it
until I was in good healthy condition,
I recommend the Pinkham remedies to
all women as I have used them with such
good results."-Mrs. MILFORD T. CUM
MINS, 822 Harmony St., Penn's Grove,
Such testimony should be accepted by
all women as convincing evidence of
the excellence of Lydia E. Pinkham'a
Vegetable Compound as a remedy for
the distressing ills of women such an
backache, painful periods. nervousness
and kindred ailments.
Dr. Pope, surgeon of the State
penitentiary, spent a few days on the
Scarborough place on the Santee this
county, and on his way home he ex
pressed his agreeable surprise to find
such fertile lands, he having always
entertained the idea that Clarendon
was on the order of Chesterfield-a
veritable sand bed.
ARMING OF SHIPS
Washington, April 23.-The arming
of all American merchant vessels that
are to be engaged in the trans-Atlan
tic service is nearing completion; it
was learned today. Some vessels,
it was said, are saill tied up in
American ports, however, awaiting
their armament. Within a short time
they will be ready to go out to test
their strength with German subma
reather when such a big
r doors. We have every
the hot months coming.
dandy line of the above
single garments and
Your size and style is
price range is wide.
l) to $3.50.
WD OXFORDS SHOES
different styles and
[ in Palm Beach. White
1 $1.50 to $6.50.
~et the Clapp, none bet
Let us fit you up today.
ON PARK SUITS
up if you can't come.