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Best Carload of
HORSES AND MULES,
we have ever had, and no matter
what kind of a Mule or Horse
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see our Big Line of
Our many year's of service to
the people of Clarendon county
should be sufficient guarantee of
the quality of these articles.
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it is not so good for as cheap ma- of sailors or ravels them out and re
ell Them to Knit terial. The first need of war is to knits them at workrooms in Wash
eliminate waste. ington. The Red Cross similarly di
(By Gertrude S "Those terrible wool socks!" disap- verts poor ork, but sends correct in
(ByerteS. Mathews) proved a third type of person, gowned structions to the donor so the mistake
up to the minute. "When I think that will not occur again.
Afervor of pity for the Belgians set every morning of my life I put on Standards! There lies the secret
America knitting, and gradually a de- my own machine-made, well-wovcn of effective aid. They eliminate waste,
votion to utilitarian needles and silk stockings seven times before I prevent the use of military uniform
hanks of gray yarn has possessed us. get them comfortable, I know all knit- ity. Granting that sweaters, mufflers,
Old women in San Francisco knit at ting females should be restrained. caps, and socks are needed, general
funerals. Matrons in St. Louis have They are putting a handicap on orders, exactly filled, are the only ay
made it etiquette to ork at concerts marching soldiers."
and wedd~inlgs. Need1Cleroject from Yet in Russia, lacking socks, som letnsytrl,"tiesnia
shopping bags on State Street in Chi- jsoldiers arc wearing bandages upon htmsietdefr n at hl
cago. On top of joggly Fifth Avenue their feet. Luckily My Lady's fas- bmnmzd~a~ htalnee
'busses: women triump~hantly go tidiousness and leisure (10 not prevail mtra rmcvla raiain
through the motions automatically for in the trenches. Well-knit, proper- salb ufcetyspleli h
miles without dropping stitches. Half sized marching socks are one of the rgtqatte n ftergtkn
America~ counts, "Cast on sixty, knit great dlemands of efficient armies. Ofintergtlaendim.
two, purl 'iwo." The other half scoffs course they are the hardset of all
nr hionestfy doubts, demanding, often things to knit. They require four Eeyvceoemestepro
rancorously, "Is it any use ?" needles, and if they are so badly done,tostryvol:"eyhighud
Tbn controversy is hot. "Tell for instance, that a knotty heel isbekiinfcoesLtgvrmnt
Amiericans to stop knitting," urged a minded to twist round andl cause apafo htteync'
Canadlian nurse returning from Eng- blister, we are not intelligently aiding hwsalw nwrteecmo
land. "They are using the things sent the army. ciis htaetefcs si
over to rub down the horses!" T1his Ellis Parker Butler tells a case in ayuet nt
intimation that everywhere the work i point. A nice, fussy old1 lady brought Tefclte o ntigatce
of many thousand patient, compa.;- a parcei to a war-relief organization.
sion~ate figers is being misusedl makes "I've knit a panir of socks for the boa vrttlyinufceto
women cry out. soldiers," she confessed wvith a pleas- me h rmnosices nte
"Tell thait woman for me, "flamed edl smile. "It's the very first pair I o xmlnvrddki o hm
an ient worshiper of the Allies"- ever knit," she added, "my very firstsev.ItlbogtAtraan
disregarding the fact that, although pair! So I thought maybe you wvouldGemngosInEladndhr
in somrie spo(t it may have becen true, let me put a little note insidle so that altetxiefcoisaenwa
no,- person could substantiate so sweep-tesodewhgestewilkwcactypouin.Retwro
ing a general claimi-"if what I knit Iddte. lr aecucltet e eto
servedl only to wipe the animals, I Teatnatsmd eetdt
should he glad to have done that!" thstrofteslirwoattecvinbunsso eefedA
This valiatnt sentimentalist did notenofa(ahdatrilblsetatlrtcayevymciews
count the cost of using a scarf oronhsfoadrmvnhiwolnctretdorntfllutoayr
sweater, made at great expense ofsokfudtecuetbeavad-ahd.Ftrtanheiutycn
labor, with wool retailing at nearlyuppprbaigtemsae"Fobexenlldenignevacns
three dollars a pound, for a purpose .Fryu orbitrdfe. n aotepe o ntigpr
e or Wies Pesonl for atpritdtemsaet eptteslirfteAle ris
SinglejDiamonds or Fancyoth ae h kitrcmewrteligr th ol r
Diamond Jewelry agi.athacheterfomtesedel
COck antngingth lile o re sodeCutetenhswogtmtefedmo hewrd vro
Glass and Art Goods.
Jewelry of the newer pat- Sipn a tf oErp s fTefrwo hl h nt h
terns, both in plain and fancy corejutfalcrtcsdAtfrtminedowsfrthAle.Or
We handle only Solid and wrrle raiain ees ldonmno etoesadsba
Genuine Goods, and compete t e y(oain htn tnad ie aet ekp upid h
with all mail order houses. frwr eest htwstr-nv eatethsacpei5v
Orders filled at once.ediwascreeevneaieoaarilsfrtebtehpss
SYLVAN BROS., osoraiainnohaepitdwlepcalsleesswaes
Columbia, 8. C. Phone 1045,besnouudethilae.ThLege oehedarrsren
Corner Main and Hampton Sts. RdCosadteNv egesnstesuhr ulig ahntn
TRY US.unatsftory picft the soalwoea D.Csnshe ietonadt
woman should undertake to knit for
the navy without first securing a list
of the articles desired and directions
for making them. The league will
distribute the, finished product. At
the present time' there is not, the
slightest reason to knit' for our own
army; our government intends to take
care of them. By July 1 it had or
dered over eleven million pairs of
light woolen socks, and other articles
in proportion. It is Europe's . re
sources that are taxed to the break
ing-point; it is Europe's needs we
must supply first. At the three great
American Relief Clearing houses, in
Paris, Petrograd, and Rome, the mili
tary, naval, and Red Cross authori
ties, as well as various agencies, reg
ister the wants they find. -For in
stance, Siberia needs everything.
Italy, fighting in the always frozen
Alps, cries out for warm garments.
In winter and wet seasons the de
mand increases on all the fronts.
Then why do stories come back that
the precious work of pity-driven fing
ers is being used to swab down guns
The Problem of Distribution.
Either or both of two good reasons
may be the answer. Most of the thou
sand and one organizations to which
goods have been sent lack comprehen
sive distribution-systems. Before now
this has resulted in things being
dumped abroad indiscriminately.
Early in the war a doctor in charge
of relief work in a Siberian camp,
where there were no hospital supplies
of any sort, paid a bribe of twenty
five hundred rubles to get an appall
ingly necessary shipment of dressings
and clothing through. When the un
labeled cases arrived, they contained
nothing but soap and two American
corsets! So it is conceivable that a
Canadian nurse from hospitals at
Dover handling Englishmen and her
own countrymen, well supplied from
home, might have encounter- d mis
sent articles. But because things are
sometime. -mn.t to the wrong lace
does not argue that they are n-:here
needed. Even -magnificent distribu
tion system:; fail somtimea. Un
tried and li m:ted reli2ef serv~ies i; ,,..
ticularly likily to bz eak '; :n. The
safest way to place foreign material
is through the most cxtetu;ive ma
chinery, the Red Cross.
Designated r ticles are she other
cause of occar'e:ni glut of things at
one place an , want of them at an
other. The vractise of indicating
what use the donor wishes made of
things causes endless trouble. In its
great need to encourage contribu
tions, the Red Cross and others have
accepted addressed packages. Imagine
the result. One woman wants her
sweater to go to an Italian marine.
Another directs her scarf to a French
soldicer. Her neighbor says nobody
but a fighting Belgian is to wear her
pair of bed-socks. A fourth is mark
ed, 'For an Englishman of gentle
birt in the trenches."
This is sentimental, foolish, waste
ful. It demands endless sorting. With
a tremendous demand for sweaters in
the Apennines, say, and enough on
hand if they were not otherwise ad
dIressed, the organization must delay
until unaddressed supplies arrive.
Working for the Navy League, the
women of each state, instead of knit
ting for a general dlemandl, insist on
supplying the battleship named for
their state, while some other battle
ship may need the things sooner.
Don't dlesignate how your articles
shall be used. It is tying a string
to the gift, as ridiculous a perform
aunce as though one operator in a
factory making boots for Uncle Som
were to give an ordler to the War
Department to sendl the pair of shoes
he helps make to a man from Idaho
while the next prefers that a Ver
monter wear his, andi so on. Every
man in the armies of the Allied na
tions offers his life to the common
cause for which we fight and is a
wvorthy recipient of wvhatever you can
do. Organizations know best where
the needl is. There is no pilace for
sentimentality or whim in the plain
business before us. Leave off all di
rections andl make whatever body you
work with a free agent to dlespaitch
all goods at its own discretion. If
Red Cross, have your local agent or
chapter so notify headquarters.
Hlow shall .we knit? By hand or
with one of the portable machines one
can clamp on a table? This (depends
on your circumstances. If you can
afford the outlay of seventeen (dollars,
can find some one to teach you to use
it, can afford to buy a great (deal of
wool, and employ the outfit much of
the time, the hand-power knitting
machine is as great a help as a sew
ing-machine in dressmaking. It will
knit anything evenly and tightly. One
can use a cheaper grade cot wool. A
trained worker can turn out a sock
with a single top in fifteen minutes,
a double top in ,twenty, or ribed in
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thirty. In eight-hour days a skilled
worker could certainly make fourteen
dozen pairs a week.
A book of instructions comes with
the machine( but remember, before
you invest, how much you. had to be
shown about your sewing-machine at
tachments before you could use them
to advantage, and don't bank on be
ing able to learn the whole thing
alone. A woman with mechanical
ability may; others require from two
to ten lessons, and teachers are hard
to find. Also the supply of machines
is not unlimited. When they can be
obtained, clubs or sewing-societies
might buy one or more and provide
wool for those who can at least offer
Why Hand Work is Indispensable.
Thousands can knit by hand who
can not secure or afford machines.
The first problem is buying the wool.
If you have satisfactory dealings with
retailers, it may not be necessary to
disturb them, but with wool going
constantly higher, remember that the
Red Cross Supply Service now offers
varn at cost. Six offices are now do
ing business: in Boston, New York,
Chicago, New Orleans, Denver, and
San Francisco. Others will open,
probably by the time this appears, in
Atlanta, Baltimore, Minneapolis, St.
Louis, and Seattle. If local prices
are unattractive, send in your order
to the station nearest you. Ask for
their printed directions for work and
instructions for shipping. If you buy
independently, stick to the regulation
gray wool. Even blue is not wanted
now. No special brand is necessary.
So far as humanly able, make what
is needed in the quickest satisfactory
way. Avoid fads. Everybody knit
ted scarfs at first-they are still to
the fore . Sonme localities utterly
balked the sock. Others have run to
small articles outside the big list of
needls, like a knitted blind, held on
b~y a head-d rap, for an injuredi eye.
Marching ia d bed-socks are perhaps
the most a' 'ite lack. They are not
pretty to make, but we aren't play
ing at fancy work. Red-white-and
blue bands on socks andl scarfs are,
as one woman remarked with relief,
"such a cute idea!" But decoration
takes longer, is no more satisfactory,
and this is earnest business before us.
If women followv explicit directions
and knit well-and by the way, can
you think of anything of less use
than a misplaced "buttonhole" caused
by dropped stitches ?--and follow di
rections about labeling and shipping,
they wvill prove the Stars and Stripes
their tradlemark without wasting ef
You see, don't you, that the basis
for judging whether we should knit
by hand or have it (lone in the fact
ory has entirely changed ? The ques
tion which was the more economical
never had but one answer, but the
work can not all be done now by
power. 'Tho machines are all busy.
The hands of many workmen who
could have built and operated more
machines are busy with rifles. In
creased millions are needed on the
firing-line. Every hand at home must
be used in this as in other ways to
sustain thost who fight. Our fervor
of pity wvhich promoted a possessing
dlevotion to knitting is not misplaced.
The eyes of one wise man, old in
civilian relief, lit up when I asked
him if he thought women should knit.
His reply was almost a slogan.
"'roll them to knit-knit for democ
CONTINUED FIRES SWEEP
Washington, Aug. 81.--With the
most serious situation in a number of
years threatening millina of feet of
western timber, it has be4enT4
Ar the Forest Serviie to suspe
of its. operations ip order to Concer
trate all available forces in fightin
the forest fires.
Reports received fsom the North
west indicate that the situation
more dangerous than at any timelthis
year. In Montana and northern Idaho
two thousand men are fighting the
flames under the direction of the For
est rangers. In these two States
alone approximately $170,000 has al
ready been spent this season, and that,
figure is increasing by approximately'1
$15,000 a day.
In Oregon and Washington valuable
timber intended to furnish airplane
stock for the fighting forces of the
United States and its allies is being
threatened by the flames. Logging
operations are so badly interfered
with that several large mills now sup. j
plying the Government with this classy ;:
of material may be forced to discon
tinue operations. Numerous fires are
reported as the result of incendiarism..
The reports state that in many
places little or no rain has fallen for
weeks. The forests are now so dry
that any fire which occurs is apt to
become a dangerous conflagation,
while high winds made it difficult to
control even the smallest blaze. With.
such conditions, it is pointed out,
there is need to keep all persons out
of the woods. In order to accomplish
this the Governor of Oregon has post
poned the opening of the hunting sea
son in that State.
In spite of the unusually dangerous
season, it is stated that until last
week there has been a comparatively
small loss of timber on the National
Forests, private owners having suf
fered most of the damage done. This
is largely explained as due to the in
creased efficiency of the fire-fighting
force which has profited by the les
sons of the past year. In many cases,
too, luck has been on, the side of the
rangers in handling particularly dan
gerous fires. The outbreak of fires in
the past few days is taken by officials
to indicate that the situation is grow
ing more serious.
I The whole organization of the For
est Service, in the affected Districts,
is devoting itself exclusively to fire
fighting. In accordance with a pre
arranged plan, men from Forests
where there are no fires are relieving
the rangers who have been worn out
by their long exertions.
While it may be possible to hold
the damage to a minimum by these
and other methods, officials say that
not until the fall rains come will the
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