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men have fer,
for blesshigs h,
held in cot
himself on the ground tIL
In one way or im:
Christian EIurope for ce
the colitinlent, and for 1
was a day of feasting in
mended the observaince
Henry V of England, aI
was held oil Suniday, tih'
a day, too, was observe(
versury of thit city fron
anlly Ilustances of
during thet sixteen-1th ant
I-lizalbeth's reign, Than
ordered that thanlk~s shlo
llabundance of his fruits
great national tlanksgi
Tuesday, November 19,
over the "Invincible At
One legal and anna
such, deserves speeial i
had been tried aind pun
deliverancee the lanfgilish
"ais i public thanksgivini
lmay never be forgotten,
divine majesty for the
thanksgiving (ily for n
disuse, and 111n 1833 was
Long before the at
Contained expressions o
- Church of England, sp:
. ) This service, however. I
Ing day of the Pilgrim
tile groullmless claim t
Q. *Thanksgiving day" in ,
clim Is based, was the
and while it had an el
garded as a thanksgivi
The record imade if
over in the Mayflower,
of our American Thank:
read: "William White
Tilly, Peregrine White
Sonne born to Silsann
meet for prayer and ti
giving" was not on siun
of the regular Sundar
of TlinleNiI i-4'f'n Ya"diy ti
The prototype of o
festival ati Plymouth ir
ment of tile colo'y Pil a
survived it. "At one t
five other harfy ones
summer that followed,
clenreig g 2 ;r ,nd mj
been r'ew~arded by a b3
tihe needs of the approl
ordered a thanksgiving
Thil,rst than nksgIs
in a let ter' Io~ If"rlehd
account of the festk'hli
WVislow wvroti: "'Our I
-on fowlig that so wei'
ihadi guthieredI the~ frite
a it ile help beside s
amotng othber' rerealtlin
amuongst us, 1and amnl).
ninety men~t, whom011 for
out adkilled'(i ive deet
and1upon thbe (captalins
Thel records maitke
but int tile year I'ollowin.
- ~in thle auitumna, btut in ,Ti
50years pass5 before
gvTerett was onegit68
oflliam and M'itay in 1
0 ~ flast ith~e stor oftia P
spts itn thanksge ivi'
givngda i recenogne il it i
ffvo In GmanyUllte si
4 ~ o thDun tiful arve
0 t~irs 1harvest estival 1111
,~A: '"lthanksgi vitg had1 bect
- fsor ts it~l ttik he hie
thiecent'dae fltial sa
1111Du ingi i thell ear.ut
thle ar, wi congfs anmii
Tile'meb efh f'entlic1
nia t polmai co rask'hei
the nationallthansg virl
chil ied the ''tival (IIr
~- lyndami in I ye r, I~i'
i~ ma ~li d teie merrmkng. "wias
t~rlI~ tltile tle mst plas~ thien lato?"
"Yoiti'trolleyisloe the "hre, h reart."
Jol~edt~e etirily ersed "he reaes maht
The make the most noi e when to?" ul. b
r Than ks 1Vi
ishi/gton 'estahlished the
v mz the United Statesbut
'ently thanked their Gods
all ages and every clize
5 of tlie ionan harvest wts Ceres. H1er festival
Ated annually and was calle(d Ueraia. It was a (aly
and rustle sports. Men and womnen formed pro
d went to the fields with music. Virgil refers to this
le nientions the sacrifices that were offered in the
id alludies to the Joyousness of the occasion. But
inksgiving days .were not confined to this annual
of the festival of Ceralla. Somletinies they were
nernoration of victorious martial ciipaigins. Plu
us of the emperor who to conceal his defealt ordered
ving, which was observed. Then when the faicts of
us carnpaign became generally known, le excused
att lie (lid not "wish to deprive tihe people of it (lily
ther. a thanksgiving (lily has been observed lin
nturies before Its celebration In New England. On
time fin England, It occurred ait Matrtiluns, whlh
d drinking. Occasionally, too, civil authorities reeoini
)f soln ixed (lily. To celebrate the victory of King
Agincourt, October 25, i415. it' public thiaiksgiving
feast of St. Edward, the King and Confe'ssor. Silch
I in Leylen, Holland, October 3, 1575, tie first anni
I tle sIege by tll' Sptnilards.
it thanksgiving day ll can h pointed out ii -ingland
I seventeenth centuries. Ii 1559, the seonal year (of
k.sgiving day entered Rogation day. Then It was
uld be given to Almighty God "for the increase and
upon tile eirth." In this reign. too. Ilere was it
ving lily thitt is worthy of note. This occurrdl
1558, and was In Iliconeioration of the great viciory
11 thanksgiving day. because of the long tine it was
nention. After the traitors in the Guipowder plot
ished lit 1005, it was ordered that heeause (of their
people shoild keep til' fifth of Noveimber every year
g dy to Almighty God; that unfeigned thankfulness
And that till Ages to coiie iaty ylid pritlses to God's
sitilie." The "fifth of Novenber" continued a legal
re than two centuries; but lin late-r years It fell into
abolishedl by parlinanent.
ivent of tie Pilgrimis In Massa(hus'tts, all rituals
f gratitude to God for his mercIes.- In that of, tle
(lai prayers were provIl(ed for the 'Sunday service.
nust Ie earefilly distingulkihed froni the Thanksgiv
raithers. iallure to make this distinction has led to
hat tite 1ophan111t cololtlss were "tile first to keep
kinerlen. . The service at Moihegan. oil whIlh tlisl.m1
regular Sunday service of the Church of Fugland ;
mitent of thanksgiving. Mhe day caln in nowise he re
fg (1ay as that term Is understood.
i his "Breechles Bible" by William White, whlo caimp
has far more signifleance lin determining the origin
;giving du than the event tit Monhegan. The record
inarried on ye 3rd day of March, 1020, to Susannah
born on board ye Mayflower lit 'Cape Cod Harbor.
hI White 19th ye six o'clock mornhig. Next dtaty we'
utnksgiving." This neoting "for prayer and thanks
llay, but on Tuesday. The fitet that it was not a part
,servi'e indfkes it more nearly iccord with our Idea
an does- the Monliegan event.
ur present Thanksgiving day is found in the harvest
J021. The long winter that foll9wed the estlliflsh
eiei SO .vere 'iuf less than half- the settlers had
ine during the winter only EISW.iter, Standish, and
re wvell enougi io get abotit." In the qpring ild
their fortunes improved. an( by autuimn they had
ad., It ready for cultivation. This Industry. too, had
)ulntttiA .fgUna't. Nmtw food and fuel stufl1elent f'oi
tehinig witer W~ .laid in. Then Oiovernoir Bradford
--t he fird4 in Amnerleti,
inig was flot for' at (day only. It ( otitlhuiti i i~tp~ I( ,
jna Eniglandi IEdwalrd Winlslow lirts gilten utS a brlie'f
14 Thl lette hear1)01S diate of Decemiter 11, and in it
nit''est betingl in'lfiM1l in, oumr (Governofr sent fotur mnen
night alttf' i l''lt tlaiinier rejoice together aifter we'
of outr Inhors'. itwy killed as tich 1'owl as withi
rved'( the coiiupanty .nhlott 41 week. At whileh times .
weiv exercise couri arms, nihtk of the Indiatts corning -
till rest their greiit('st kling, M$115gS11yt, with so11ne
biree day13s wel en1teritalIned annd feledl, rind' they went
wvlhih thely birolight and1( bestowed flU otir Goviernlor'~c"
no1 ilenthuti o~f a I haniksgivi ng d1ay in thle niit kfl11y.
~, 11123. stieih a lday waIs he1ld. Thuis, however, wV). ito no
ily on the' arrival of provisIons from IEngland. Neathl
t'e hear of aoither thanksgIvIng day at Plymouth.
11n1d anioth~er fom' the aIcce'ssin of the Orange Stuarts,
189. An auitunall thanksgiving wtas held In 1000, the
lymotth, Maissachiset ts flay colony had1( ocCasionailly
tys. Thelre' was~ such a (liy for the "safe ar'rivl of
d1 agin~ thel niext Feb'hruary,3 when'i tihe provlsion shlIp.
632, tihe gleeral couirt ordered a "puiblIquie" t hanks
Iii of thet "ml'C3y of (God v'otchsafed to the1 ehtiruches"
fte Pal~lttinate 4." Thel( next year the coIurt, beenide''
t, appoin t ed Octoaber 1. as ai thanliksgi vinig dayii - ,i
t he hist ory of Ite ('olony1. Ily 1 (80 the 11 luuril
e olf theill'h:gllih ( 'hilt lulls, for litil I ' ii~lIl co iar tvely
Ion Triinksglving day bleetnme naitional. All whrough
a'~ly o setlrl' t n( (t lor (')luksivinwg; bu lafer theils
e'" in 1 jS3, t her'e( wereP( noI morei( until1 Witsihlingfon
.1. tI in ihier 3 Or tis 3l 'lr t New Yolrk li' jsop i
lihi oblservanice oIf lThursdaly, November l'I'l1.t s a' ay l(
ng. This wasi thle ibeginning (If the4 (irthodo(4 x ''lust '
i4(' heefth ininiled ini ilres.'ifiehliiiI hpocinl 111 ij 05. Ity
ai t 'iienerl I oilliiI reco'ignlIt Ii trugh u id111 N\'vew l.:g -
789), t hi'e ''rttal 11 l'l iscopa 'l rayr boo4 k 5i y('Ogi iZe't
's betwIeenl th twl' I IwatS the wanmt oIf Ceiretl(iny at I '1y
ed i I-in 'lglIih festival. I.ni soine JnIIs of l.:nglland~
atrioiuud till "nIchllingshieef,"' or "'k'rn hahy;"' and ini "
ad of th1e hiauvest wvas drtawn toI the bulrnl ini ii wagon
1 nti l'eiiu i'. sini ly .IOyotusly' as t hi.e' t roe41ded. Ar
His Only Hope. Advice That Failed.
,li mie'.'" spa1ket thei easy mairkc, ItIch I' ncle-Wha 111t ! lIroPke again 1
It soti of a gIrl shiould I proose Yout ou1ght to 14take Solomloti's advice to
thle shuggard abou111)t goinig to the ant
het shold~l be rich,'' re(.loIined( the for
tIe foirtune' t.ellerm. "'and( if youl e'x- Ne'phewt (inte(rruplt ing)--So 1 (11(,
her ft nce.t youl. she must also( ,luncl('. but 11111t 51nv' nu Is In theme
HOPE TO REMEDY
MEMBERS OF THE STATE PRESS
ASSOCIATION MEET IN
PALMEITO CAPITOL NEWS
General News of South Carolina Col.
looted and Condensed From, The
- State Capital That Will Prove of
interest to All Our Readers.
Two score members of the South
Carolina Press association, meeting in
the rooms of the Columbia Chamber
of Commerce, discussed ways and
means for meeting the shortage of
print paper. Two important commit
tees were appointed by Wm. Banks,
presidenit of the association. One of
these bodies will consider plans for
the purchase of white paper in bulk
for all of the papcis in the state. The
second committee will investigate the
matter of building a paper factory at
some point in South Carolina. Dell
nite offers for the construction of
paper mills in South Carolina were
recived from 'Orangeburg and Flor
President Banks appoihted the fol
lowing members of the co-operative
paper mill committee: J. L. Mims of
The Edgefield Advertiser, A. B. Jordan
of Dillon Herald, T. M. Seawell of
the York News, F. C. Withers of The
State, H. L. Watson of the Greenwood
Index and Alison Lee of the Laurens
Advertiser. The following were ap
pointed as members of the paper mill
committee: J. L. Mims of the Edge
field Advertiser, J. I. Sims of the
Orangeburg Times and Democrat, E.
-1. Aull of the Newberry Herald and
News, J. 1R. McGhee of the Batesburg
Herald and E. -1. DeCamp of the
Gaffney Ledger. .
May Buy In Bulk.
Under the teiims of a resolution
which was introduced by Mr. Seawell
these committes are to get in im
mediate touch with similar commit
tees representing the press associa
tion of North Carolina and Georgia.
An arrangement may be efYected
whereby the paper for the three
states may be purchased in bulk.
The confereieq pdopted the follow
"ng r6sfution, 'which jrovides for the
above committeos. "That 'the presi
dent appoi.t a committee of flve to
get in touch with the publishers of
the state, looking to the co-operative
buying of paper, to make up estimates
aid to make arrangements with man
ufacturers of paper for 1917; at the
same -time to get in touch with sim
ilar committees of North Carolina
and Georgia and if better prices can
be had to arrange for buying with
these- afs4o similar Coitltee to
look into the feasibility of the nanu
[getstre of paper in the south and to
handle the matter of represenation b~e
fore the investigating committee in
[President Banks anmd Joe Sparks.
secretar-y of the assach~tiion, wvere in
st ructed( to prepare- resoi Iions coni
grmtila~tIng PresIdenIIt Wilson upon
The cOmn~ittee n/liM by the asso
ciationi will begin IAuf*k at oiled on1
the mattev andI repo'rt Will be isatted
at an early dae. All #d~iturs in the
state will be invited E0 imf ivfpate in
the plans of the associatioi
Some of Those Preet.
Among the editors attending (fi
conference were: W. W. Harris of the'
fClinton Chronicle. Alison Lee of the
Laurenms Advertiser. Thomas M. Sea
well of the York News, F. L. Mor'
row of the Western Carolina Publish
ing Company. R. lBoyd Cole of the
Banwell Sentinel, 10d 11. DeCamp of
the Gaffney Ledger, 10. Hi. Aull of the
Newberry Herald and News, Hartwvell
M. Ayers of the Felorence Times, J.
L. Minis of' thle l'dgefield Adver-tiser,
0. KC. Williams of the Rock Hil1l Rec
ord, Soami J. 1*oeaphart of the Lexington
News, L4. Wigfall ('heathiam of the
IEdgefld (hironticle, (. C. Muller of
The State. I". C. Withiers of The Slate,
WVillianm Blanks of The Record, Joe
S'parks of The Stalte. .1. It. Mc~hiee of
the -Bateshur-g lierald, WV. S. Stokes of
of tjie D~enimrk Nrews-Monitor, WV. iR.
Bradford of thle F ort Mill Times, R.
L~. Berry of thie Orangeburmg News, A.
B. Jordan of the lI) loni Iier'aldi, J. TP.
Fain of the Rock I till I ierald and
izlar Sims or rthe Oraingebumrg Times
PresidienI thinks read a numbnler of
ietter-s from busineis men01 concerning
the est1ablishmilent of a paper01 mill.
Thme specialt committee will gather- all
available data andii will rep~ort at a
sessioni to be held soon in Columbia,.
Tax Board Qase Goes Higher.
The case involving the conistitu
tionalil y of the act of the legislature
creal ing the state tax commission has
beeni appealed to the United States
supri'ieme court. Notice of apipeal haes
been iled with Thomas 11. Peoples.
atttorned.y genieral. Tihe (ase was
brought by~ the People's National
Bank of Gireenville against A. W.
Jones, J1. P. D~erham and W. (1. Query,
members of the tax commission. The
state supr-eme court held the tax comn
mi'tsion act to be constitutional and
an anneal hna been taken.
Three Months op the. Border.
The First South Carolina Infantry,
ordered home from the border last
week, has had more than three months
of duty on the frontier. Mobilized
June 23 at the state rifle range near
Columbia, the regiment left Its camp
there Monday, August 7, in three spe
cial trains. and arrived at El Paso
Friday. August 11, with a strength
slightly in excess of 1,000. The other
South Carolina units mobilized were
started for El Paso Wednesday, August
9, and arrived after fIve days. These
units, all of which remain in the south
west, are the Second infantry. Troop
A, South Carolina cavalry; Company
A, South Carolina engineers, and
South Carolina Field Hospital No. 1.
Col. E. M. Blythe of Greenville coml
imanding the First regiment. Lieut.
Col. P. K. McCully, Jr., of Anderson, is
second in command. The chaplain is
the Rev. I. C. Jeter of Aiken.
The line and auxiliary units of the
regiment are as follows:
First battalion, commanded by Maj.
It. F. Watson, Greenville, comprises:
Company A, Greenville, Capt. W. D.
Workman; Company B, Anderson.
Capt. L. L. Ligon; Company C. Pelzer.
Capt. R. C. Heyward; Company 1).
Laurens, Capt. Arthur Lee.
Second battalion, commanded by
Maj. T. 13. Spratt, Fort Mill, coni
prises: Company I-, Union, Capt. J.
P. Walker, Jr.; Company F. Spartan
burg, Capt. 13. 1Y. Justice; Company
(, Foirt Mill, Capt. S. W. Parks; Con
panty H. Rock Hill, ,Capt. L. C. Me
Pitird battalion. comnnatded by
Maj. E. C. von Tretcekow, Camden,
c-omprising: Company 1, Cheraw.
Capt. W. L. Gillespie; Coipany L.
liartsville, Capt. It. H0. Craig; Coim
pany K, Anderson, Capt. It. 1). Hen
derson; Company NI, Camlden. Capt.
10. J. McL1eod.
Auxiliaries are as follows: I-lead
q(uarters coipany. Greenville. Capt.
G. I. Malon (regimental adjutant);
supply company. Greenville, Capt. W.
10.. Seybt ; Machine Gun comipany. An
derson, Capt. Ralph Raner.
Citadel Unit of Training Corps.
Special front Washingtor, -- Six
units of the reserve officers' training
corps, live in the senior division and
one in the junior. havi been eitablish
ed at various educational instAutions
by army orders made public The
Citadel at Charleston is one.
Each of the institutions has coi
plied with the requirements of army
organization bill which created the
corps antd the units establishoe:1 will
be infantry detachments.
The law requires that schools or
colleges coming under the net include
a two year compulsory m'iitary
course for all male students physt:
ealy Iii for 'th v'rk. The it.stitu
tions ramed are the tirst to be awart\.
ThhId recognition of the Citadil by
the war department will be good news
in South Carolina and is another in
dication of its high position with the
Roughage Brings Good Price.
Roughage is pelling in South. Caro.
lina markets at prices exceedingly
t'rofitabie to those \vfo hlave grown a
surplus for their own needs. Alfalftp
is quoted from $20 to $25 a ton, th6digh
this feed is not for' safe genersially over
..t tct, Peavilles are oifered int
mots maicets. Rluling figures [gz
these are $19 and $20. NoltIng alike
a salldard pie hits beent establishead
foJr clOveLrHs uid ixed grasses, be.
cause of thte Scni'eiy of theset. Oaf
struaw is quotedi in fllost places at $1It*
a tont. Cot tont-seedi htfliM s.ti over a
'ontsiderable ranige or prfee4, he. avet.
age of wvhic-h is $18 a tont.
Organizing For Fsem Loans.
Althbough the numiber of farm lofts
assoc-iat lbftR Organtized~ its the stte
htas already exceeded thte expectaitiont
of 10. J. WVatsont, comtmissionetr of
ogriculture, he says that bodica are
stiti organt".ing dlaily. Several Were
organtized in Chesterfild County last
week and one- at thte followinig places:
Antioclh, ont te fine between Kershaw
attd L~ee counties: Abbeville ; Page.
landt, IHeltont, Pat rick. (Chesterfild
county, and two or three others. Many
other localities haitve applied0( to thte
(com1missionter for' inform~natIion.
War on Boil Weevil.
Goy. Manning htas n aece pted an in
vit at Iont to deli vet-rt addreses at bll
waa'vi Ieonferences whtich are to be
htetld, unider lthe auspices of the Btank I
of WVest ernt (Carolinta at Ai ken. IBarn't.
well anid Lexing o't in thte netar fu-.
lture. W. Wi. Lontg, hteadi of the die.
mons)tt rat in forces of (lemtson col
lege, antd two of itis experts Iindt NIrs.
(1. ii. Mat this of Gad sden. Ala., a pre
lpredntess ortor (t. will atlso at tendt thte
Appoints Trustees of Reformatory.
Gov-. Manniing htas aipointted the
following trustees of t'te Souath Care
lina lItdustrial schtocl, at Florentce:
Allen J1. Graham of Greentvilio to suc
coed ('. 10. St. Amendc, resaignted, aitd
Harntey C. (latry of Gaffney tto .ucceed
Wi. I .. Sett lemyer,. deceased.
Secretary Grants New Charters.
The Contman Rlealty company of
Columbia htas beent commission~ed
wvith a catpital of $1,000. The peti
ti lners are: W. J. Contway and A. B.
Tihe D~orchtester lodIng company
of C'olumbia htas beenu commistsionedl
by te secretar'y of state with a (ap.
tial of $5,000 to (do a genteral real es.
tate butsintess. The' petitioners are:
Ashley C. Tobias, Jr., andt J. I.. Nettles.
The Blue Ridge Developmentt com.
patty of Pickens has beena chartered
with. a- capialt of en 00a
'1I DN'T SF'ER, 1
"Feel Like a New Peron;
says Mrs. Hamidton.
New Castle, Ind.-"From the time
I was eleven years old until I was seven-e
teen I suffered each
month so Ihad to be
In bed. I had head
ache, backache and
such pains I would
cram p double every
month. I did not
know what It-was
to be easy a minute.
My health was all
run down -and the
doctors did not do
me any good. A
neighbor told my mother about Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and
Itook it, and now I feel like a new
persop. I don't suffer any more and I
am regular every month. "-Mrs.HAZEZ.
HAMILTON, 822 South 15th St.
When a remedy has lived for forty
years, steadily growing in popularity
and influence, and thousands upon
thousands of women declare they.owe
their health to it, is it not reasons,
ble to believe that it is an article of
If you want special advice write
to Lydia . E. Pinkham Medicine
Co. (confldontial), Lynn, Mass.
Your letter will be opened, read
and answered by a woman and
held in strk. confidence.
- For 25*
When you buy
'" Yager s Lini
ment you get
splendid valuel The large
25 cent bottle contains four times
more than the ustua bottle of lini
ment sold at that price.
Try it for rheumatism, neuralgia.
scac sprains, cuts and bruises.
At all dealers - price 25 cents.
GILBERT BROS. & 0O.
stimulate the torpid liver, strengthen the
digestive organs, regulate the bowels. A tr=
edy for sick headache. Unequaled as Ua
Elegsntly sugar cated, 8al dos.isrc t.ks
",j foituni -1ur hon Wi Nittering tl'e=
nosfuijala, C' dear- nlain."1,1
"Mercy me, docior ! I never dreamed
it Was so -serious as aill that. I thought
thet boy n1gf;
im~~t~portanlt to Mothers
EAxamin*e~arefully every bottle of
IA, that famous 0o remedy
Sfor infant~ and chijiren, and see that it
In Usee for Over 30 Yegtre. .
Children Cry for Fletchdr's Caetoria
Meat lovers are apt to have back
nc'hew and rheumatie attacks. Unless.
ypu do heavy work and get lots of fresh
air, dion't, eat too much meat. It's rieo;
in nirogerl and helps to form uric acid
-a solid poison that irritate the
nerves, flamage. the- kidneys afid often
causes dropsy, gravel and urinary die
orders. Doan's Kidney Pills help
weak kidneys to throw off uric acid.
Thouisandls recommend them.
A North Carolina Case
"EveryPture A r in g t onsend,
Jells aiSoy" Greensboro, N. C..
says: "I had such a
disease thatIk din't
think I would get rid
of it. The pains in
I _ unbearable almi
/ was hard for me to
* stoop. My kidneys
acted far too freol y.
Doan's Kidney Pilla
froim the first that I on11iued using
them and was restored to good health.
It hasi been several years since I have
hin any further trouble from my kid
Get Dean's at Any Stoe. 60e a Bos
D OA N'*S "3
FOSTER-MILBURN CO.. BUFFALO. N. Y.
H1.asjor, hate ' in ti r bee steadiyt
chti thoa tand ung %iitatin i., No
otliher r has suh aoo reimaka ble
rh oft idn es.op hr .d Strbo n. c