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249 Acres between Man
72 Acres Near Forest(
500 Acres 2 1-2 miles fi
155 Acres Near Trinity
115 Acres near Summe
542 Acres near New Zi<
235 Acres near Manninj
120 Acres near Brewing
36 Acres near Forestc
20 Acres near Forests
25 Acres near Turbe
300 Acres near Harvin
120 Acres near Pinewo(
220 Acres at New Zion
150 Acres near Trinit
Now is the chani
If you are not prepared
prepared to close when
We can arrange 1
If we have not w
We have several
.ation, or Manning.
Let us sell your
GERMANS FAl TO SCORE
French Cavalry Stands in Path o
FIGHTING IS VERY BITTER
Counter Attacks Around Chateau
Thierry Improve Positions
Held by Allies
With the French Army in France
June 4.-The Germans were unabl
to score further gains in their effort4
toreach villers-Coterets yesterdas
in spite of a struggle of a most sc
vere nature, while around Chateau
Thierry counter attacks by the Allie,
have improved the situation.
The struggle yesterday along th
whole battle line was very severe, bu
generally resulted' in favor of the Al
lies, whose power of resistance i:
growing rapidly wvith the arrival, of re
The hardest fighting occurred be
tween the Aisne andl the Oise for th<
possession of Choisy 11111, to the wesl
of Cuts. The Allied troops there cov
-ecred themselves with glory in repeater
attacks, wvhich were finally success
ful. In the vicinity of Troesnes, ac
companied by a battalion of chasseur:
cavalrymen, in the course of a countei
attack, recaptured a slice of territor2
2,000 yards in depth.
Further east, in the neighborhood o
Werneuil and Dormians, the enem'
concentrated several of his best dIi
visions, but it is believed from the as
sertions of prisoners that an attemp
to cross the Marne is not likely.
The British and French fough
shoulder to shoulder in an attack nea:
Champlet, where they drove the Ger
mans back, with severe losses, an
*captured a number of prisoners.
Corps of French cavalry, valiantli
resisting German efforts to turn th<
forest of villers Coterets on the soutl
by the way of La Ferte Milon, pre
vented the enemy from progressing
toward Paris. The cavalry has dis
tinguished itself many times in thi
battles in Flanders..and Picardy. Th<
horsemen dlismounted and fighting as
infantry, dlisplad wonderful quali.
ties of valor, which enabeld them noi
only to stop the German advance, but
to counter attack and inflict heavi
losses upon the enemy.
NATIONAL FORE' S
Washington, June 4.-(Special).
* President Wilson has issued a prtoe
la'mation estab'lshing three. new Na.
tional Ferests in the East-the Wh'te
Afountain, in Maine and Now Hamp
shire, the Shenandoah, in Virginia an<(
West Virg~nia, and the Natura
Proclaiming the Fny--ete is the fi.
no) mp in nar'rying o-i. the law foi
building up .rvdern N an.t!:.al Forest
To Car. a Cold in Oe. Day.
Tak LXATVJ DOO Quinine. atop )
C""oughand ss.*dch ."a".owke |*a.*ol
A rjit eud m se II al a
:4E ON EASY
nping and Summerton at
m at .
'otn Manning at
,at . -
:e to get a bargain. Some of these
to closenow why not logk over wh
crops are gathered?
to lend money if necessary to compl
hat you want we can probably get i
applications for small tracts near
land for you if you want to turn it
HORTON & I
Manning. S. C.
thr '.:;h the parc!ese at lands in t::- plainin
mountains. Fver since tMe law e. -, urgent
passed in 1911 the _G "ern'nent has "The
." -er engaged n acquir-ig lands ac':t of the
.the beasiwmrs of the p.. 'cipal riv- states
era. ' mt N.ew Englay and in the be a v<
Southern Appalachians .- the .0n'1 s ning of
are bought : ad contrac ed for they the in
f are put under lerchas: administre. on purpos
as '1o ' .ua Areas" ocading a' is the
time when ttiir accumulation I:s.; tion o
reached a pint justify.,i r the pro:'-.. import
nmaticn wht h give st' i nds th.'ir ping
final :tatus. The Pisgah National woofd
Forest, in North Carolina and the p l
National Forest, in Alantima, are the "Sin
-nly eastern .rer.s which hat; receizved require
this st' us tefore the ne'w proclzima- black
tions were i--sued. best r*
The White ..ountain Nat!onal For- purp..s
est is located an Grafton. (arr'li, lh( 'rnmerl
Cons Counties, N. H., .:.. Oxfo d cation
County, Me. '[he Gover:i:ment hais nut is
actually taken title to about 267.0'- gun-st<
acres and1( in addition aho'it 12l,005~ "I b,
a~uches mor have been re'proved ''Cc lerfeni
urhsmaking a total of about service
39l,00 acres under Federal protec
tion. This Forest protects in part
the watersheds of the Androscoggin,
Sa~co, Connecticut, and Ammonoosue
rivers. The White Mountain region,
long famous as one of the most ima
portant recreation grounds of the Na
-tion and located as it is in close prox
imity to the most dlense'ly pop)ulatedI
port:on of the country, has great vail
-use not only for the protection of
streamflowv andl the production of tim
ber, .but also as a public playground
and is administered with a view' to its
use for all three purposes.
iThe Shenandoah National Forest
isituatedl in Rockingham, Augusta,
Bath, and Highland counties, Va., andl
Pendleton County, WV. Va. The Gov
ernment has acquired to date slightly
in excess of 100,000 acres, and an ad
ditional area of app~roxImately 65,000
acres has beena approved for p~urchiase,
making a total of approximately 165,
000 acres under Federal protection.
The Forest is for the most part on
the watershed of the Shenandoah
IRiver, and it also protects a ptortion
of the watersheds of the Potomac and.
the James. On the area andi still in
tact are trench systems constructed a
drng the Civil War under the direct
'supervision of Stonewall Jackson.
IThe Natural Bridge National For
lest is situated in Rockinghanm, Nel
son, Amherst, Botecourt, aind fled ford
counties, Va. The Federal Govern
mient has actually acquired title to a
little over 73,000 acres, and an addi
tional area of approximately 29,000
acres has been approved for purchase.
The Forest, which protects a portion
of the watershed of the James River,
does not include the Natural Bridge,
hut this acenic feature is within three
or four miles of the boundary. It is
expected that visitors to the region
1will take advantage of the opportuni
ties which the Forest affords for rec
reation and outdoor life in the moun
NEED FOR BLACK WALNUT
Washington, June 4.--(Special)
cnu whc PeidrtWso haIn conneetion with the Diack walnut t
asked the Boy Scouts of America to
undertake, Henry S. Graves, the Chief
of the U. S. Forest Service has writ
ten a letter to the Boy 11cou. ox- I
-_ . 15,000.00
- - 540.00
.. ----. 500.00
- --_ 1,250.00
... --- 12,000.00
- --- - 3,500.00
. .. - 7,500.00
tracts can be cut.
at we have and be
g why the need for the work
tremendous forest resources
United States," Colonel Graves
in the let er, "will undoubtedly
ry important factor in the win
the war for the allies. On.2 of
)st essential timbers for war
es, as the President points out,
black walnut. With the excep
mahogany, which has to be
ed and thus burdens the ship
cilities of the country, no other
s so well adapted for airplane
:e four or five propellers are
i for each airplane and since
wvalnut is scarce and only th,.
rad can be utiilzed for this
e, it is important for the Gov
it to know immediately the lo
of all available supplies. Wal
also the chief wood used for
ilieve that the Boy Scouts are
ing a most valuable patriotic
an undertaking this work.
oi be instdi
sed oniy about $
To make up for
stamps during Jui
gether during the
SIGN THE P
swing South Car<
An Open Let
People of 8
in April the country was
called upon to purchase L4b.
erty Bondi to the amount of
three billions of dollars. It
responded by purchasing four
billion dollars' worth. in May
it way called upon to contrib.
ute 1t000.00,00.) to the Amer
kicrn Red Cross. It responded
by contributing over $160,000,.
0)0. And the best part of
those two responsos was not
merely the amount of money
raised, but the patriotit: en
thusiasm manifested. It was
tnade plain that the Ameri.
can nation Ii determined to
prosecute this war to a suc
ceseful ~eclusion, at any
The hardest task Is before
us in June. The government
is depending upon the sale of
two billion dollars worth of
War Savi-;g., Stamps .iu:aiutn
this year, and of this amount
expects South Carolina to
purchase ovtr 4.10) .0)u.0)s)
worth of these stamps--:
g:oator investmeont than we
were called upon to nake in
the last two Liberty 1.oans
*onbined. The governmn.t
has du'hgunated the month of
Jiune as the period for secur
f11g definite pledges for thecs
ptrchases during the balances
of the year, with a fair pro.
portion Of actual purchasei
during that :.tonth.
We have been associating
the War Su'aigs Stamp with
i hiltiret to such an Lxtent
that we have lost sight of the
ouher purpose involved in
this governmen issue. -
namely. p; oviding a form of
invest men1)t wihtt is stitabl
to the great mass of people.
wil) do 1101 ind it convenient
to visit ban-its to pay instah.
mlents. but who can sMe eith.
er the piosIm an every day or
ais an agent for :he sale of
W. S. S.. and can s eure from
him a War Savings Stamp,
which pays practically the
samute intterest as a Liberty
As he cottintjs to paste
his $5.0s) stamps-which cost
him but slightly over $4.00
on. his oertideate, he has an
actual government bond of
the value of all the War Saev.
Lae. S1a"ps there are oa it.
War Savings Stamps this y
1,500,OOO0-The worst sho
this poor showing the state must
rme and must pledge to save and ii
LEDGE~ and buy all the War Sa
slina into line. It can and must
N/ar Savings Stamp (
ta $4.17 in June.
mnableiJan. 1, 1923 For ...
ter To The
One stamp would be a $5.00
bond, for instance, and 20
stamps would be a $100 bond.
If you deposit in a savings
bank paying 4 per cent inter
est quarterly, $4.17 in the
month of June, 1918, will in.
crease to $4.89 on January 1.
1983. A War Savings Stamp
bought in June for $4.17 will
be cashed for $5.00 in the
sane time. The value of a
War Savings Stamp does not
auctuate as is the case with
a bond. because the govern
ment guarantees that a War
Savings Stamp increases one
cent a month in value. It
can be redeemed any time be
From June 14 to June 2.
we are calling for pledges
from the mass of people of
our state to the amount of
$20,00,000. these pledges to
oe redemed during the bal
ance of the year as may best
be suited to the subscribers.
South Carolina stands at the
foot of the list of states is
its per capita purchase, of
War Savings Stamps. From
now until June 28, when th
intensive campaign will end.
let us see to it that we do
our part and take a more ap
propriate place in the roll of
states--and then. we can look
forward to a rest from cam
paigus until November.
Let us not forget that the
Government is relying on the
country's purchase of two bil
lions of dollars' worth of W.
S. S. during this year as an
importaat part of its revenue
to pay for what the boys need
on the other side. That
thought should stir us all to
instant action. Our soldiers
don't grumble or ask for rest.
If we supply them with all
that American genius and eni
orgy can produce, victory will
be hastened and mansy lives
saved. How can we expect
to rest, how can we endure
the thought of restiig when
there is something for us to
do, as long as our boys are in
the trenches enduring the tor
ments of hell, and giving
even their lives that we may
live here in safety and prei
War Savings. Charleston,. S. C
JN A'S s.
!ear. So far we have purch-~
wing in the whole United States!
buy $6,000,000 worth of
ivest in $33,000,000 alto
vings Stamp. you can. Let's