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ly everyone indulges thW
t? and thp/jiH#atlvo organs
nim*eV iesuH?fe ,M :l ronges
o| polMmoufOva*?'' Unit el'Wa
the bowels ahdJ&aus.s ujuoli mis
e.-y iUtt< doitr?^ru-'
The most effective remedy to
correct thla condition I? the com
bination of Binipl' laxative horhy
with pepyiii, known as Dr. Culd
noil's. S.?cup Pepsin. This is a
j nut urah<*lcasa m-lasting remedy,
i geiitlfc'/et positive In action, und
: ouiciw^reiievi'.s Indigestion, oon
i stipn?bn. v htadache) belching,
j etc /'Dr ig tores sell Dr. ('aid
Wi Urs Syrup I'epsin at lifty n uts
r.yl 'Hi-' dollar a bottle, and in
'.'liousund ol homes it is the indis
itensabb' ti mily remedy. For a
/Tree trial bottle, writ" Dr. W. Ii.
Fahlwi ?. ir?*! Wasliiugtou St.. .Mou
th Ho, Ills.
Will Not Decide Cotton
v. \SII!M.T<)N. March 1?.- D!
i' arising between parties 10 co?t*
II;"! evolving delivery of cotton un
<: r the f->! '!;;! UltUrex iiel. will lot
b decided by ih" internal revpuuu
au. uccordiug to a decision t"-'
iog ' .mm.:. ..our r Gates,
lelii pubii bed hj tin ircus
iijXyUi i;i. Mr. Uatea point.- out
rtfo^oii ; cau is interested in *n
.; < :. !. 10 see I hat it conforms
? >h *th" future? atti and that disputes
i. .' '!\, :::' ihe obligations in such coii
i h is arc uiatters for the cjiurtB or
parties to tieeitle.
New Order Issued.
WAS 111N*.'T< 'N. Mart h 19.?A new
order issued by the department of
;<uiiiaiiture today governing the fed
- a' uol and mouth disease quaran
tine, cakes territory not within five
mil".- of infected premises in Fred
' il l. . nil llenl'ico counties, Virginia,
"exposed area" after March L"2.
Defeat Georgia Tech.
ATLANTA. Ga., March 19.-The
Huff ale Federals defeated the Georgia
Tech baseball team here today S to
0. in seven innings. Schulz and
Woodman pitched for Duffulo.
Wepive Deep Study
to the eie needs of school children.
In most lises the proper glasses pro
vhled im? uill snre their eyes in
yenrs to |ome. If your youngster
shews eyS strain or has headaches
bring hhmhore. Oar glosses wiit stop
belli, Tlwv will do the ?ame for old
koo to $5.00 and up. We
\i> m pie te grinding plant j j
dientet! within nn hour's
M. R. Campbell
IIS W- Wliltncr 8t.
U. R. It],ECKL?> O. M. Hi'. VRl?
?leckSey & Heard
117 !.. VVhitner St. '
Anse.11 ni' calls daj or night.
1HUTUAL M INSURANCE CO.
Call to si ".'Us at the Peoples Bank.
If w? can't ?Eye you money on your
insurance, iheh let tfie^ oth?r-vfellow
have lt. Tb- Bjjn' in th? past has been
less than o?uer insurance
Remember nur: rates: *
60c per, Ji0O."*> on Dwelling.
66 2-JJc pc 41?0.0C qn other proper
J. J. Smith, President and Treasurer.
J. 11. Vo?dlver...Vice-president
J. A. Major....,Secretary
. Rev. W. W f athers, J. M. Knox,
Lee O. Hol}eiu%u. J.-J. Smith, P. L.
Brown, S. I*. Shirley. J. R. Vandlver,
j. i. Major. 11,-H. Pray.
.' Psb'. rat and-mtcn extemtn&tornnuhi.
KllU^tl'etlv .iiKhv'lolulfly wittHiutotlor.
>lnnivltHe>? ttiSi |)c.'vontln? d'ocomposl
II.in. Heiter thn? ^l! the reqis In ihe
wiM. I 'MM .taiaiiulu? RAT CORK.
V BOT&iCAL MFO. CO.
Proposed Bond Issue $75
!!. M. Aul!.Antun
J. M. Hroyles.TowiivHIc
II. F. Cely.Piedmont
I'aul It. Earlc.Anderson, R. F. D.
W. Frank McGee.
KOMIS FOU HIGHWAYS
Valuable Official Suggestion*? Kor
Everyone lut*1 rested In (?und
(From the Manufacturers Record.)
A must practical publication is
Hullelin No. lott of the United States
ill partmeiit uf ugriculture, contribut
ed by the ollice of public road*, being
i eomjiilallon by Lawrence I. Ilewes
nui .latins \V. Clover Ol data and an
analysis 01 economic features affect
ing construction and maintenance of
highways financed by bond issues,
together with the development of the
theory of highway boud calculations.
In introduction the statement is made
that the practice of issuing bond.?
for highways and bridge construction
hy counties am) their subdivisions has
become iiulte prominent, and this
it it iiueui is reinforced by the follow
In ij<v. counties, or 41.1 pej cent
j. ail the counties in this country,
there were outstanding highway bomb;
on January l, 191-1.. The total amount
of such bonds voted, a.* ascertained
by the ollice of public roads up to that
date, was $2SU,5.*>ij,l)73, of which
township bonds alone amounted to
$57,15 .718. The amount o?outstand
ing local highway bonds on January
I, 1913, was approximately $202.007.
This amount was increased dur
ing the year 1913 by ouvrent isiuos
noted below, but -was also slightly
decreased by maturing payments.
The county highway bond is es
sentially a municipal bond; that Ms. a
bond issued by a public corporation.
Statistics indicate that all municipal
bonds are regarded as excellent in
vestments, and are frequently used by
bunks as a second reserve. The
amount of highway bonds issued Is in
dicated by comparison with the $79.
741.688 of irrigation and drainage
bonds authorized in tho interval from
1907 to 1912, inclusive.
"The progress of the local highway
bond movement is further indicated by
the diagram of first issues for the
interval 1900-1913. Utites of first is
sues were reported, hOAvever, for only
?70 counties. First issues for 1912 and
1913 are practically complete.
"During thc past three jyears coun
ty, district and township highway
apd bridge bonds were voted as fol
lows: 1911, |29t200.022; 1912, $32,
022,703; 1913, $50,145,706?making n
total of $111,668,181.
"There havfe nlso been voted State
highway bonds which total $158,51)0,
000. The grand total of all-highway
bonds voted and reported to the of
fice of public roads to January 1,
1914. is, therefore, $445.117,073.".
The bulletin presents din'grams.
half-tone illustrations and statistics in\
illustration ,nf Us text (healing with
the economic vuliip of the market
road, the cost of highway construction
and maintenance._thc methods of is
suing bonds and" the total cost of
highways. It'dwells upon legal re
strictions on bond IssueB and the need
for highway engineer, and, discussing
the advantage of bond issues, says:
"The issuance of highway bonds is
essentially a method of capitalizing
tho resources of a community for the
purpose o fcreating improved high
ways. The 1'u ml a men la! advantage of
the bond plan is tho construction of
a good system of ronds at once, but
there are secondary advantages in
building roads in long stretches'.and
in the planning of tbe maintenance,
of such roads.
"The question is hot merely wheth-;
er1 a community shall Incur a debt;
if is also a uuestlon as to whether,
the maximum economic efficiency! and
the full development of the public
wnalth will be best promoted by using
public credit. *
"Emphasis ban been placed In this
publication r.vi the strictly measurable
economic benefit.? to a community
from road Improvement. There are
many additional ecotomic benfUs 'and"
very great social benefits which, are
no treadily 'measured.- Increased
school and. church attendance Is
shown In repeated instances to me an
immndiato ?onsenuence of better
?ivnls. The cre-ierBl stimulus to busi
ness is dirncult to evaluate. It Ib evi
dent, however, that business- and pro
fessional men of all classes are among
the first to* be benefited. This is es
pecially true: of physicians. The cost
of upkeep , of automobiles, particular
ly^of tires, It becoming yearly'a large
Item,-and v'.a road condition U a
most, serious factor" for the automobil
st and tbe users'of motor trucks.
"It should * be understood at the
outset that the question of debt It
self is relatively lesv important than
the question, of sound planning and.
good'management of the loan. The
very presence of the improved . rpa^
system Increases .the value ^of the
county property, and thereforo the,
resources' supporting the loan. It is
a well-established business principle
that extension of credit within safe
limits is necessary for maximum r?
sulte Tho financing of all priva to en*
terprlces by bond issues has increas
ed very greatly. ?n -ISOS statistics
show that during the preceding decade
bonds were issued as a method ?f cap
italizing public and private enter
prises at the rate of 9583,0(10,000."
Meeting an argument which is
sometimes advanced the bulletin says,
i "In planning the highway system or
tho main market roads,, as mentioned
above, it will be found necessary to
omit many roads tho Improvement of
which Is greatly desired by abutting
landowners. The fact that such .'pro
perty-holders must .pay a tax fpr tbe
bond Issue Is only aa apparent injus
tice, for If th?'hlghffty eysttjm is well
0,000 Election to be Held
r? Provided in Act:
J. s. Fowler.Anderson
(.'. E. Harper.Honca Path
J. Mack King, Supervisor.Uelicn
planned tlic entire county will feel the
benefit h 'of the Improvement. As a
rule, main market roads reach Hie ma- I
jority of producing areas, and when
they ar?' improved, all lancj values
tend to increase. ?
"The fad that cities and larger
'owns are frequently taxed for bond
;:isues to build highways outside of
their own limits is sometimes'made
a point of debate in bond elections.
It is argued that because a large part
of the county wealth is within' the
corporate limit of such cities and
towns, highway bond money should al
iq be used to construct tlieii- streets,
it is even urged that tue expenditure
should be made proportionate to the |
assessed valuation within the city j
limits. It the proceeds Of highway
bond issues were distributed in thi . j
way their purpose in many cas?s |
would he defeated. The primary ob- |
j ct of the county highway bond Usue !
Is to build county market roads, and
not to improve city streets, although;
u :igh percentage o? tiic assessed :
I valuation may be cny property. It Is
now knowu that the expenditure of !
! city taxes on country roads is a
I souifd principle, and that it is one of
the be.-t features of Stale old for
highways, lu Massachusetts the city
of llostou pays possibly JO per cent
j of the total State highway fund, but
! not a mile of Slate-aid highway has
been built within its limits. New
Vork city also pays about 60 per cent.
' of the con of the S5:ite highway
bonds. Some State laws prohibit the
expenditure of proceeds of Stato
highway bonds within corporate limits
of cities or towns. The improvement
I of market roads results in improved
marketing conditions, which benefit
the city. Most cities are essentially
dependent upon th; surrounding
country for their prosperity and de
velopment. The development of sub*
urban property for residence purposes
is also dependent upon highway con
ditions, and it is becoming evident
yearly that whatever makes for an
increase in rural population must he
encouraged. Since the introduction of
motor traffic, country highways have
been used to unlncreasing extent by
city residents. In fact, the cost of
maintaining many country highways
has been greatly increased by the
presence of city-owned motor vehicles.
The general advance of facilities for
doing country business from town
headquarters when roads are improv
ed is no Inconsiderable facter in the
commercial life of a community."
PARALYSIS SEALS LIPS
OF LOUNOESYILLE .NEGRO
yyh'j Would Kcvenl Name of Person
Sending Bullet Through His
While the body of Mrs. M. B. Scott,
victim of a- midnight assassin, who
:*rept into her home near Lowndes
ville '?to Tuesday night and crushed
-her Hl.ull with a blunt instrument,
was being lowered in the grave In the
cemetery near there Thursday after
noon, between 12 and 1 o'clock, an
other chapter, fraught with baffling
mystery, was added, to the tragedy,
when Earl Gurion, suspected of hav
ing had some connection with the
murder of the old lady, was shot
through tho head with a pistol in a
clump of woods some 500 yards from
his home on th? Scott place. '
The negro is not yet dead, but the
wo.und in his head has paralyzed hin
tongue, and, being bereft of the power
of speech, and unable to write, he
cannot give the name of his assailant,
who he evidently knows, since
be nods his head in assent lb the
question whether he can tell who
shot- him. . The attending physician
states that there is no hope for the
recovery of the negro, and unless
some way Is found by which he can
mtke known the name of his assassin,
he will go to his grave with the secret
Among the SnspectH. .
. Ben Massey, who was carried to
Abbeville jail last Wednesday togeth
er with Charlie Logan,-self-confessed
stayed of. Mrs. Scott, and Earl Bur
ton, tlie negro who lies at.his home at
I.owndbsville speechless from tho ef
fects oftbe bullet sent into his brain
by an unknown assailant, claim that
on the night Mrs, Scott was attacked
they wore in Anderson and spent tbe
night here with a negro named Will
Davis, a brfcther-in-Iaw of Burton.
While the funeral of Mrs. Scott was
b-lng held nt the .Trove.Thursday a'".
ternoon this Earl Burton was shot
through tho head with a pistol in a
patch of woods some 600 yards from
his h-onfe. The- negro was foiled by
the shot, but later regained- his,feet
and walked to'his house'unaided- He
makes his home with hi^ymother*
Reedy Burton. This old negjfuas? <it m
said, is the'ore to whoso hc-.ne-little
Millie Lee ) Scott fled when she was
awakened Tuesday night ! y tbe rit*
tack upon.her grand-mother.' and the
one who detained the girl in the house
an hour .and half before. She would
consr/it to go to the house of an uncle
of the child and t?'* the new* of the
aUoek upon Mrs.,Scott, ' : k
Pistol Ball in Head.
Earl Burton was shot with a pistol,
the-ball catering the left Bide .of his
bead and- stopping just under the skin
of the right side of his h?ad. . Dr
Thomas Kirkpatrle?i vas summoned
?rom Lbwndesvllle to ' attend, the
wounded negro, and ho has stated
lha> iJiero Is no hope of recovery for
the patient The wound in the negro's
brain has paralysed h(s ; .power of
speech. When asked if ho knew who
shot.him. the negro nodded his head
[aijassenfo. He cannot write, and ?a
there ia no way in which he can make
known to his (|ueslioucra the name of
the person who shot him. Why these
il tics} topers have not tried the plan of
galling off a list of names to th?' negro
ami asking him to make some signal
if the ill.ht name was called, is nut
known. Dut il such a plan were tried
und an affirmative answer given )>y
the negro, it Is doubtful if such evi
dence wouid be competent iu a court
Art? .Many Rumors.
Eari Burton is the negro concern"
ing whom reports were current iu
Anderson Thursday night to the ef
fept that he iiad been shot and heat
en, ami brought to the Anderson
unity Hospital for treatment. The
Uef.ro was riot beaten, and lie was\nut
brought to th? hospital. A Mr. Speer
of Lownd -sviile was rushed to the
hospital here Thursday night for an
operation and persons confused litis
fael with the shooting of Earl Burton,
spreading the report that the negro
hud been brought to the hospital lor
He ports were also current in An
derson Thursday night that a second,
negro had been shot at Lowndcsvitio.
This report was also erroneous inso
far us til2'.statement that the shoot
ing occurred at Lowndesvltlc. The
facts are that a negro was shot in
the leg on the plantation of a white
man living between Iva end Starr.
This was the .result of a personal
difficulty between the negro and the.
white man who is said to have shot
liim, and has no'connection whatever
with the Lowndosviltn affair.
Xo Whites Arrested.
Reports were rife on the street;;
yesterday that there had been other
arrests, including while people, In
connection with ilie murder of Mrs.
Scott. As a matter of fact but one nr;
rest has been made since Charlie
Logan anil Bon Massey were placed
under arrest the '! " of Mrs. Scott's
murder, and this *. on is Will John
son, who was arrested yesterday antl
carried to Abbeville jail by Magistrale
J. G. Huckaboe and assistants." Will
Johnson Is the negro who spent the
night with Charlie Logan the night
Mrs. Scott was murdered.
In conversation over long distance
telephone late yesterday afternoon
Magistrate Huckabee told The Intel
ligencer that no white people had
been arrested in connection with the
affair, and no other arrests had been
made with the exception of that of
Tgly Humors Abroad.
As is usual in all cases of this kind,
various ugly rumors are afloat. In
fact, one can hear almost anything he
wants to hear about the murder.
Stories are going the rounds that
white people are mixed up In the kil
ling of Mrs. Scott, and that the negrp,
or negroes, who did her to death were
paid to do so by negroes. One report
went so far as to say that one of the
negroes had confessed that white peo
ple had paid him $t>0 to put Mrs.
Scott out of the way.
So far as evidence bearing out these
reports is concerned, the reports are
as empty as the idle wind. There are
number of people in close touch with
the case who believe that the death
of Mrs. Scott was the result of a con
spiracy, and there are some who l>e
lleve that all the facts in connection
with hr.r death have not yet been un
covered) But so far as there being any
evidence in hand so far to hear out
these rumors, there Is nothing to it.
Theories of\ .Shouting*
Of course, every one has his theory
of the shooting of Earl Burton. Some
have, advanced the theory that Bur
ton was shot by-some person who
was afraid that the negro might talk
ami tell something about the murder
of Mrs. Scott that would Implicate
him. the person firing the shot. There
are scores of other theories advanced
c-.mcerning the mysterious affair, but
theories are not solving the puzzle
and a great many of them are so
redlculcus as to be almost disgusting.
WOTRER VICTORY \
FOR JUDGE FOWLER
fury Awarded Him Verdict In Second
of Insurance Cases.
(From Saturday's Dally )
A verdict for the plaintiff- award
pg'hlm the full amount of $2,500'mied
tor, together---with Interest of $125.9.r>.
vns the-outcome of the case of'Judge
f. S. Fowler against " the Georgia
3omo Insurance company, tri?t of
vhloh was Completed yesterday in the
ipr'ng term of the court of common
>l?a8 for Anderson county. $
""his is the second case tried of the
ilx 'which this plaintiff brought
igainst a number of insurance com
mnies carrying ppllcies on his auto-'
nobile garage which was burned seV
trnl months ago, entailing a loss es
Imated-at .$34.O0O< The aggregate
imount sued for in tho six cases was
:22,000. This Is also second victory
qr Judge Powl?r in this matter for
he jury In the first case awarded him
i. verdict Suit in the firet case 'Was
or $2.000, but in this Instance inter
est was not allowed.
The. Remaining Cases.
The four remain ing cases, have been
arried over to a. futu.ro terra of tho
ourt, and will be taken lip hereafter,
inless a settlement of Some kind is
cached .in the meantime. It is pre
iiinied that tho two cases tried in the
o?rt ' jtiat ended will be appealed to
be higher court, and the outcome of
beso appeals will doubtless d?ter
?lno in a large measure- the ultimate
Imposition of tho fpur remaining
Tho trial of these ens es attracted
ride interest, despite the fact that
hey were long' drawn ou and deci'd
dlx intricate and te oh ni cal In detail,
[hp defendant companies Were repro
ented by both local attorneys and a
ontingent from Atlanta. The plain
lit also .had a brilliant array ot conn
ed, and both cases were closely and
" V 1 '
Thaw Safe for Month.
NEW. YORK. March 19:?As th?: ra
uft of various -orders and writs sworn
ut In his-, l-ohaif ami tho,result and
egal tangle, Harry K. Thaw Is in no
anger of being returned to the Stato
qcpltal for the criminal lupine at
?atteawan for at leant a mouth.
EQUITY MATTEHS (INLY )
AT APRIL COUlmilEKE
N<> Juror* Will lie Bru mi l'ur Term
('unveuihg April Tuch?-.
(From Saturday's Dally) *
No jurors will bo summoned tor tin-1
term ot the court of common pleas
scheduled to convexe hero on .Mon
day, April 12, us the lime will ho de
voted to the he riiiK of matters in
equity. An agreement to this effect
was reached yesterday at a meeting |
of the Bar As sociai ion. and the ju:\
commissioners instructed not to pro
ceed with the drawing of veulrem?n.
Hullens Corpus Mutier.
The last few minute; of yesterday's
session of court of common pleas
was devoted to the hearing of motions
for new trials.'the taking of orders
and disposing of other matters of like
Judge Gary tiled an order in the
matter of Minnie McGonnell B?llard
versus Joe Ballard. which was it hab
eas corpus proceeding for the recov
ery of a child, Annie Belle Ballard,
'who is in the custody of the defend
ant, Tho court ruled that the custody
tpf the infant bo awarded to the de
fendant, without prejudice, however,
to the petitioner's right hereafter to
renew uii application for custody of
the child if its; best interests should
requir<> a change In its custody.
New Trials Refused.
The court overruled a motion for a
new trial in the case of J. ES. Doyee
against the Charleston & Western
Carolina Railway company. It will
be recalled that this matter wtis tried
'during tin' first week of court. nim.l> |
! ing in a verdict for the defendant
A motion lor a new trial in tho
case of ?. II. .Griffin against E. \V.
.Gregory was also overruled. This
case was also'tried during the*.'first
week of court, resulting in the plain
tiff being "awarded damages.
Blip Case Yesterday.
Only one new case was taken bp at
I yesterday's session of the court, this
j being the matter of Mrs. Julia Lyon
: against E. B. Hall,-a suit growing out
! of ulleged breach of contract. The
Jury returned a verdict in favor of the
Third Arrest In the Lowndesville
Murder Cnse .tt.ide
(From Saturday's Daily)
The only development of impor
tance so fur in the ease of the murder
of Mrs. M. E. Scott at lier home neat
Lowndesville close at nildulght of last
Tuesday, a tide from the mysterious
shooting of Earl Burton, was the ar
rest yesterday morning of Will John
son, who was carried to Abbeville and
placed in the county jail.
Magistrate J. G. Huckabee, of
I lowndesville, told The Intelligencer
I that ho nrreBted Will Johnson about
! jjj o'clock yesterday morning,-placed
I him id an automobile and carried
him to Abbeville jail, where he was
turned over to Sheriff Lyon. The mag
istrate was accompanied on this mis
sion by his constable, J. M. Huck
ibee, and a special deputy, AI via Har
pe: . A fourth white man, a Mr.
Holes, brother of Mrs. M. W. Scott,
accompanied the trio of nlilcers to
Abbeville with the prisoner, but Mr.
Holes went on personal business.
Will Johnson is the u<_'gro who spent
the night with Charlie Logan on ttiu
night Mrs. Scott was murdered. Char
lie Logan'.! regular bed-fellow was
lien Mussie, but it is claimed that oil
ihe night of the murder Ben Massie
and Earl Burton, (the former being,
in Ahbeville jail on suspicion in con
aectlon with the easy, and the latter
lying speechless at Lowndesylllj from
iho effects of u pistol shot In bis head
at the hnnd3 of a party unknown to
anyone but the speechless negro),
.vore in Anderson, where they spent
the night with Will paviv,. a brother
in-law of Burton. '
Testified nt ?miucst.
' At the inquest over Mrs. Scotts
body Will Johnson testified. He lives
oh.tho Scott place. On the night of
the murder, of Mrs. 2cnttx lie stated,
be came by Charlie lagan's house,
and, fn the absence of Hen Masslo,
was invited to spend the night, which
he did. He testified that h ? saw Char
lie Logan making a ihort la hier. This
is the ladder which wns used by tho
person who crawled through the win
dow of Mrs. Scott's house and mur
dered her. The ladder was found after
tho murder in Logan's hous?. John
son further testified that he did not
know what time Charlie Logan went
to bed, and knew nothing of the mur-'
der of Mrs. Scott until ht y?s awak
en by tho> general atarni jylilch was
raised after, tho discovervTJ?Mhe das
Logan Implicates Johnson.
If Is reported on good authority that
while Charlie Logan wua enrouto ,tb
tho Stat? penitentiary for safe keep
ing ho confessed to the deputy sneriff
of Greenwood county that he liftd mur
dered Mrs. Scott; and was assisted hi
the act by Will Johnson. / . v
It was on ihe strengf/i of'this al
leged statement of Logan's and upon
the strength of other evidence un
covered by Magistrate Huckubeo that
the official yesterday .morning piacfd
Will Johnson under arrest and car
tied htm to Abbeville '.lain.
WOMEtf RUItf HEALTH
, - DRAGGING COTTON SA?gg
DALLAS, Tex., March 10.?The ef
fect on the health of white women on
tenant farms, from djagglmr cotton
sadks in the fields nt cotton picking
season was Investigated by Mr3; J.
Borden Harrlman, of the Federal
comralsRion ; oh'' Industrial Relations,
at todays hearing on' land problems/
W. L. Th'urman. of S?lpbnr, Okla.,
yrhn ?aid "he had practiced medicine
In the southwest, and Is now ? lec
turer, in Oklahoma, was on tho wR>
"Dp women." asked Mrs. Harriraan,
"drag cotton sackst".
"They very generally do."
"As a physician, what do you think'
la the.effect oa the wemea'd health."
"I poMH.voly know thnt the -health
of many'women has, been'ruined by
tt," replied Mr, Th?r ma?.
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to meet all obli
D. O. BROWNE, Cashier
By Jim. A.
The farmers of our country have
had so much advice : 'ven, offered
and poked at them they arc sick,and
tired. In most eases it comes from
people who know absolutely noth
ing about the practical side of the
business. That is why it is heeded so
little. Our country is, and lias been,
confronted w ith the most serious con
dition ever witnessed by the jnost of
us. The war In Europe, to a great ex
tent, paralizcd business pa^.cUwwsv?.
the wheels of commerce. This South
land lias suffered by far more than
any other part of our country?and
why?because we had nothing to
ecel but COTTON. It has proved con
clusively to all thinking people that
thp ONE (CROP idea of our Southern
States is wrong. Look at*the price of
beef caitle, hogs, corn, wheat, Hour,
oats, peas ami in fact iwcrything,
with the exception of "Poor old Cot
ton"?What do we find??R. cord pri
ces for all these articles in almost
every instance. And the one thing
that is such a stinging rebuke; to us
all ?Is the fact, that all the things
mentioned above, and many others,
can be grown as successfully In our
Southern Country as any place under
the Sun. I believe this section holds
the .record in the production of corn
oats, hay, potatoes, etc., as to the
yield per acre, Then why won't we
raise something-'to sell .besides COT
TON? You often hoar to that ques
tion, this answer: There is no use try
ing to ralBe the things mentioned
above for .thero is no market Tor such;
If you raise'anything In oxccsb of lo
cal requirements,- and, there is a de
mand In other sections, commercial
facilities for handling and mo-1ngj
such commodities is1 as sure to comoj
us day follows nlgfct. If we raise j
more grain than, we need?elevators i
spring tip. '-If-enough attention is giv
en to eattlo raising?Packirts houses|
naturally fallow, and so on. This sec- !
tlpn ships in thousands of?.bush?ls of |
peanuts every year,, and we know pea
nuts will grow as Veil here ns.ln^Vir-j
gin'.a. How mnuyobushels of sweet j
potatoes could ,be sold lh Anderson j
county during the next thirty days? I j
tn?ghty?sk dozens of Just fcuen q?es-1
irons, but my oue ain^ and.desire fs to
try nnd cause our-people to stop, and
think Just a. lUtle. t?t'p raise some
thing besides cotton.. I do- not mean
to abandon: raising cotton, but lot's
grow something to live on and make
thi? section' self supporting.-1 I know
' '! .!. .'."i1. . "'!' .. 1. ' I
Is the first step kiward?
Makes you in<|^Videi:
Protects your On lily h
Gives vou staiH^.in
Is an ever pr?s]
Start one >rvjiiii
?pos?t effld, and
le eachvAe sur
int y ou'Mvvhich
ate a sniMporns
m little our
ne applied V
be reduced to1
are in a positi
E.V. VAN DIVER, Vice-Pr
, Anderson, S. C.
ce to Far??kCT
of no more Utting wordB with
to dose than thpBe uttered on onVhi
caslon by Henry W. Grady: "Vb- otf
every farmer in the South eats byh^i
from his own field,, meat from his
pnsture, vegetables from his own
den. fruit from his own orchard,
butter and milk from from his
dairy; caring for his crojfe in hi? h
wisdom and growing them in in
pendence making cotton a surplus c:
Is chosen market
callze the ful
and eidliPK ?M I
bis own time
will bogin to
I know of
true as truth
thing to be
wolf. It is sal
South needlexsljj Spends a millio
lars for foodstuffs. It is said \i)X
alone is aeudinj more than twofcu
tired million "do1 ars a year to ou*sI<
markets for foc I for man ahd.beai
and Texas is r ;arer self-suppprtii
than many othei cotton States
i ) } OHN A. HORTON
Decrease In Money Orders.
WASHINrtTOK. . March 20.?Tj
international money order business
thn postal service fell off 33 1-3. pj
cent during.the first quarter of..t
fiscal year.1915, according to ff sta^
mont ins .ied today 3 by Chnrleb
Krain, auditor for . the dopartmet
Money t rdor business with sei?r?
European countries was discontlnt
at the jutbreak of tho war.
First Baptist Church.
All the members of the'First Bj
tlst church who expect to .gfTfc
tcina.'ically and who-have not hand
in thtir pledge cards are VeqtteBj
to' brlhs, them to tho service-Suhc
morninf, and place in the'collect!
basket. ' ' f: '
Banners, pennants and badges.
tractive' designs, for field day I
ercisos and-; coinmehcethents; raj
to -order. Also diplomas, cor
cates.V raedam.'class pins.; T?
era'-Supply .Co., Greenwood, S. M
EMPIRE . CREAM 8?PARAT0
Standard and unexcelled tho w
.over. Lightest running, easi
wacln^d. "Built to Last." Iny<
gate."-.Empire.' before .buying, 'v
N.- Wntkins, District R?pr?se
tivel; Belton, 8.. C.
TEACH?B8?Enroll " now ; for ,
terms. Calls-coming in dally t
grade and -high schtfols. Guaran
service. Three agencies, one.
rollnaeht. Short ton Teacher*'"''
cies; Greenwood. . .
in time of need,