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NUM ABOUT 49L4 NOR 4.
Estimate Placed at 7,037,00 Bales.
Washington, ept. 1.-Decline in
the condition ofithe cotton crop dur
ing August causisd a reduction of 1,
116,000 bales in the estimated final
production as compared with the
amount four weeks ago.
Production this year was forecast
today at 7,087,000 bales of 500
pounds gross by ithe Department of
Agriculture which based its estimalte
on the condition of the crop August
25 which was 49.3 per' cent of a nor
imal, forecasting a yield of 127.0
pounds per acre. .The production
-was forecast a month ago at 8,203,
00y bales, based on the July 25 con
dition of Ithe crop which was 64.7
per cent of a normal. Last years
crop was 13,439,608 bales and the
August 25 condition was 67.5 per
cent of a normal. The average con
dition of the crop on Au-rust 25th
for the ten years, 1911-20 is 67.7
per cent. The decline in condition
from July 25th Ito August 25th was
15.4 points, compared with an aver
age decline of 7.7 points for the ten
The condition of the corp on Au
gust 25th and the foredast of pro
duction based on the condition, by
State Condition Yiold
Virginia - - 63 11,000
North Carolina - 62 523,000
South Carolina .. 50 744,000
Georgia---..---.. 41 827,000
Florida.. .. . 59 16,000
Alabama . . - 13 472,000
Mississippi . .. . 17 679,000
Louisiana.- - . ., 41 144,000
Texas- .. . --. . 42 1,938,000
Arkansas.. --. . 63 729,000
Tennessee - - 74 235,000
Missouri -----87 50,000
Okahoma . 48 474,000
California - - 83 75,000
Orizona - . . . 85 47,000
Ol other states..--. 85
Everybody in this section are pull
ing fodder at present..
The revival meeting has just clos
ed at Enon with 42 joiners. Rev.
13. 1'. Mitchell is the pastor.
Miss Margie McDonald spent Sun
day night with Miss Minnie 'orter.
Miss Caro Singleton spent the
week-end with Miss Margaret Rog
ers of Easley.
Misses Etolia and Leola Holcombe
took dinner with Jewell and Chris
teen McCollum Sunday.
Mrs. Lucille Gilstrap and little
daughter, Elizabeth, spent the week
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Miss Ethel Walker spent Wednes
day night with Fae Couch.'
Miss Evangeline Dorr spent Sat
urday wvith Angie Evans.
Misses. Angie Ecans and Mae Hill
spent Saturday afternoon with Ruby
Macbell Rogers spent Wednesday
niglt with Gladys Lesley.
Bruce Rogers, son of Mr. J. M.
Rogers, has been very sick with the
fever but is sonme better.
Mr. and Mrs. Rule Porter land
faisily spent the week-end with the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P.
Mr. Tomn Porter has been home on
Mr. Homer McDonald and Mack
Hamilton have just came back from
Miss Zoo and Mr. Frank Porter
have been visiting in this section the
Mrs. Queon Couch spent the week..
end with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Couch.
Mrs. Ly'dia Ariail spent Friday
with Mrs. Walter Couch.
T1here was' a missionary lady
from China at Enon Sunday. Her
talk was enjoyed by all.
Miss Annie Mae Craig has been
spending a few w eeks with her 51s
Mirs. Co.mde Chapman and son,
Max, have been speCndinig a week
wvith..her kindred and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Wylie McCollum andl
family spent Sunday before last
with Mir. and Mrs. T1. 0. Lesley.
Gladys Lesley spent Mondlay night
with Gladys Thomas.
Come on Mr. Riayndoles, dlon't let
Mir. Murphy get ahead of you.
Mr. Perry Clardy carried his best
girl 'to preaching Friday night.
Thers will be a baptizing at Enon
second Sunday in September.
Mr. Cleman Young carried Misses
Edna andl Alice Gilstrap to Smiths:
G ru' e S u d ay . N obody 's - D aring,
NO SUBSTITUTE OFFERED.
Say what you wvill about druggists
offering something "just as good"
because it pays a better profit, the
fact still standls that ninety nine out
of a hundred druggists recommend
Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea
Remedy, when the 'best medicine for
dliarrhioea is asked for, and do so be
cause they know from wvhat their
customers say of it, that it can be
A BIR'THDAY5CELEB RKT '
An event winch affordP pleeasur
to approximately two hundred peo
ple was the bir4hday celebration 6r
Sunday, - August 28, given to com
memorate. the fiftieth birthday of
Mrs. W. T. 'Day. The crowd t onsisit
ed of relatives and .friends from this
county and adjoining counties. The
ipjority of thie seven children of
Mrs. Day were present to share
with her the joys of the day.
Since Mr. Day and his family are
so well known for their hospitality it
was a neal pleasure to be with them
on this great occasion. Their beau
tiful country home was at its best.
The house was made bright by the
many lovely flowers brought as mes
sages of love to this kind lady.
An observer, upon looking over
the crowd wopid have exclaimed,
everybody is /happy! The women
chatted gaily while the children
played around them. The young
men looked for their best girl, and
the old men discussed ; erops and the
At the noon hour the foIk were
conductied to an attractive spot
under the oak trees. hlere they
found a great dinner from which the
most exadting appetite- was easily
satisfied. The edibles w(ere good
Fortunately a large number of
song leaders were present and they,
together with others, sang many im
pressive songs. After the singing
divine services were conducted by
'The day passed so pleasantly that
the time to say good-bye came all too
It is ourl ein..,eret \ -h:;h that :I1 ;
good lady may ha"v nl - mm
birthdays even more ple::ant that
this one. To those who know her, it I
is evidlent. that her fifty years have
not been lived 'for naught. for she
N a useful and helpful lady to her
"ommunity and to those who need
NORRIS NEWS LETTER.
On Sunday last a very interie ng
indh inSpiring baptismal service wsa,
1(eld at the pool in 'the rea of the
hool building. Eighteen new Cot1
etrts received baptism, the oflheting
ninister being the Rev. Cox, pastor
> the church at this place. These
dditions to the church were the re
ult.s of the labors of D~r. 1). P.
lontgomery, a very interesting and
rarnest evangelist of Greenville,
A very interesting wedding of one
f Norris' most aspiring young man
And one of the former teachers at
this place occurred at the bride's
home when Mr. Ralph Boroughs and
Mviss Zoe Zeigler, ,of Orangeburg,
were united in marriage Tuesday,
August 30, 1921. The happy pair
motored from Orangeburg Friday
.1nd( were heartily welcomed to Nor..
ris. They are making their home at'
MJo. 2, Cateechee Road.
The school at Norris will oppn
Mdonday, September 12. The patrons
>f the school are expected to be
)resent on .that clay and encourage
he teachers and pupils at the begin
ling of the new year. Theire have
)ee-n some change in the teaching
'orce for the coming year-. One new
eacher will be added. Also a great
leul of improvement has been done
mn the building and grounds during
he summer. A new room has been,
>uilt and new desks furnished. A1
vell has also been dug and furnish--I
~d with a concrete top andl a pump.
l'he rest of the schools of the county'
iadl better look out for Norris has
ilive and progressive board of trus.
ees and they intend to make the
schiool one of the best in the county.
They are making great strides in that
The following teachers will con
ttute the teaching force of the
\'eris Graded School for the follow
ing year: Mr. W. M. [awvrence,
principal ; Mrts. W. (C. Lawrence.
-ixth and seventh grades; Mrs. Ralph
W. Boroughs,, fourth and fift~h
mgradtes; Miss Sadie Balentine., second
and third grades, and Miss Minnie
Sheriff', primary. A dlefin ite cou rse
of study wvill be outlined and the int
structtors will insist on a high stanid
amrd, strict discipline, thoroughness in
work. With ithese as their watch
word they expect to raise the stand
ard of lie school at least twventy
live per cent. We feel sure that the
citizensl of Norris will standl by them
ini their efforts.
THE KEY THAT UNLOCKS THF.
DOOR TO LONG LIVING.
Tihe men of eighty-five andl ninety
years of age are not the rotund, well
fed, but thin, spare men, wvho live on
a slenoder diet. 13e' as careful as he
wvill, however, a man past middle age
will occasionally eat too much or Lo
some article of food not suited to hie
co'nstitution, e I ?e nd igestion or
constipation and will n(eed ai dlOSe of
Chamberlain's T1alets' to move hi~s
b~owels and in vigorac' - his stomach
When this is done, thee is no0 reason
why the average man should not live
to a rin-e ohl nge
And Woman Writer Exuit' in the
Position Which the Pair S.x
Has Won for itlf.
The husband knocker Is a thing of
the past, according to Anna Steeue
Richardson in People's Magaaine.
"When line after line of industry
Opened its doors to women," she says,
when colleges and technical schools
trained her for lucrative positions,
when the daughter of the house was
given a latchkey which matched her
brother's, and when .two or three busi.
ness women gathered together in a flat
and made it blossom Into a home,
where they could rest a'Iter the day's
work and wash their hair and crepe
de chine 'undies' on Sunday, the sex
made the amazing discovery that it did
not have to [parry in order to live and
be respected. Girls who did not like
the first man who offered himself
could take a chance of waiting for 'the
onliest man' withount fear of hunger,
sihabbiness or ridicule.
"And when girls of this sort do mar
ry, they play the game in the sports
manlike fashion which is the result of
business experience, of climbing down
froan the pedestal of sex to mingle
with mnen in everyhay life, under the
same conditions with which their hus
bands moust wrestle six days in the
week--antd soine. nights ! They may
have lost some illusions about the op
posite sex and its certain-teed ability
to love, honor and cherish, but they
have gained a better and broader un.
derstanding of ile Itemptations to
which mlen are sutbjeetes. They appre
ciate the part which a peaceful, cou
Vental home life platys in a man's busi
nress or professional career.
"These motldern wives look with
scorn on the womantin who does not
share her hushand's interest in busi
ness, who will not listen-and enjoy
his recital of the any's events down
town-and( who does not match his
fight on overhead at the plant with a
rigid household hudget. They feel
notihing hut contempt ;or the wife who
"So, exit tIhe -i ushand Knocker I"
Search for Carbon Black.
Carbon black is one o' the vanish
fag products for which no substitute
is yet in sight. This is a velvety black
pignent, vastly superior to the gray
Ish In laphiack from oil, and is pro
duced by burning natural gas in air.
It constitutes most of the 30,000.000
poun(l of black usel yearly in the ink,
polish. pi iteunt and rubber industries
of the United States. In making it,
only 1.5 to 3.5 per cent of the total
carbon in the vas is recovered, and
the aapproaching exhastiti(ont of natural
gas man kes ntecessary at new source of
raw mtaterial. (L. St. P'errott and It.
Thiessen, bureau of mines investiga
tors, report little result so far from
their search among various liquid and
An Indianapolis girl recently mar
ried and went to at small town to
live. Then mother began to receive
letters telling of the low price of
things in that village. She also
boasted that better and fresher prod
nce could be obtained. One day her
mother received a letter which read,
"Yesterday when I was in the gro
cery store I htappened to see. a basket
of horseradish roots and I bought
three big ones for you so that father
can have all the grnated horseradish
A -few day's latetr mother's answer
went back. It read: "The roots ar
rived all right. But, daughter, here
in Indianapolis we still call them
parsnips instead of horseradish."--In
"Pollu" Not Petit.
The French ministry of war pub.
lishes figutres showing that the tradi
tional idea thtat the French "Poiiu" as
a little man is without foundation. In
1914, the ministry sanys, the average
hneighnt of the 288.437 conscripts wvho
presenatedi ithemselves for service was
5 feet 5% latches, in 1114 only 1,853
mean of 5i feet or less wer'e p~asse9d for
service, ans the wair wvent ont, tis anum
fA Iy l ittle( anie(e wVI a t tdyitng her
geogr'aph~y andt~ askod tme to boundtt tihe
stante of Nevada. H-er' grandmother
looked utp and sald: "1 attn sutrprised
that a little girl [hatl hans tr'av'eled as
mucht ats youa hav~e muntst ask any one
to help thet with their lessons."
Caro~linei said: "(lrandtta, when I
tn'avel, I travel for joy and not 'jogra
Uustomaer-1 see that the hnarber
across tine street hnas slashted hIs
Ilitarbaer-Yea, ad if he'd only con
fine his slashintg to prices his ctustorp
ers- wouaidn't holier.
Do Angels Dance?
aE1dth-Hlow absurad of you to tell
that awkward cousint of milne that she
dances like tin angel. I don't believe
anagels cain dance, anywaty.
Jack-Neithner do I.-Bostoan Tran
"I utndersf'an d the new puitl's par.
ents were very particular her stiudles
should be very ladylike."
"Yes; she won't cipher at all withf
vulgar fractIons and will recite only
"fler one aim was to live a spotless
"Well, she can't do it now she's
had an attack of the moaales."
Greenville, S. C.. Pliketis 8. 0.
MARTIN & EARLE
Practice In All Courts
Pickens Office in Court House.
Greenville Office opposite Postofice,
The next time
you buy cakimel
The purified and refined
calomel tablets that are
nausealess, safe and sure.
Medicinal virtues retain
ed and improved. Sold
only in sealed packages.
For 3 est Results
Sold by Dr'uggists and .Deu'.ers:
TO BE OR
NOT TO BE
Eyeglasses or spectacles?
'T'hat is the question. Let rs
decide for you by examining
your eyes nnd prescribing
cyeglasses or spectacles,
wvhichiever 'is preferable. We
will recommend Shelltex
Shiur-On Mountings because
they look as though made for
you alone when we make the
selection and do the fitting.
Kodak Films Developed by Exports
ODOM-SCHADE OPTICAL CO.
A. A.ODOM, A. H. SCADE,
President Sec'y. & Treas.
Masonic Temple, Greenville. S. C.
9 Touring complete -s
i Roadster complete
Pay one thirdc
Place your ord<
as at these prices.
.i d Full line parts,
Mr. Farmer, h
Timeectiv fu I M eR
Effectlir 2:01'. 's. (Eastern )
For the Governmnent o -Em
NO.A .Z . Dist. STA
A. M. P. M.,
6:80 11:50 0.v Pq
6:36 -1: 0 Lv.,Fi
6:45 12:05 " 4 *h
3:50 12:10 5 *Pa
:6 12:15 7
7:00 12:20 8 Ma
7:05 12:25 9.3 Ar. Easle
*No agent. All trains daily exce
Trains Nos. 1 and 8 connect with E
Trains Nos. 2 and 4 connects with Southei
For further information call on
. Approved: J. P. CAREY, Presidei
Up to the-Minute
"Talk Trips" SC
The telephone carries you th
saving the delays and disap
arise wvhen yo travel in persc
Why not try it?
SO t H'I IEltN BELL TELl
AND -Tl Jl; RAP1- CC
BANK OF CE!
F. B. MORGAN, Pros.
A number of our customers f
cerned that the Boll Weevil has been
We hereby oler ten dollars in gold t
who gives the Piclens County farmers
live in Pickens County and on a i
August. A committee of three farn
vice. Mail what you have to say to ti
S. C. Boll Weevil Dept. Lock Box
BANK OF CENTRAL
- We have received our.New Fa
Intlernational. This line is the line
~jten years. Better this season (than e
Sduced. Let us show you the samples.
PRICES ON F~
elf starter -
selfI starter -
$70.00 less. Demountable
town, balance monthly if y4
3r today, for they are going
tires and accessories.
ow about that ractor. for
Aberty. S.. a.
?pN ees O tust 1oth
TIONS No. 2 N
ens, S. C. 9:1 :
usos 9:10 8:8
rsofl 9:00 8:25
rial -8:56 3:20
uldin 8:60 8:15
, 'S. C. Lv. 8:46 3:10
outhern iiway Nos. 29 and 46
n Railway trains Nos. 15 and 16.
J. T. TAYLOR,
t. General Manager.
Talk trips" by long
stance telepione of fer
)u the miosttup-to.d ate
Ay to attend to your
aisiness and social
fiirs in nearby or dis
ere and back quickly,
ointments that often
M PA NY
B. E. Aller, Cashier
re farmers. We are con
found in Pickens County.
i the man, woman or chlid
the best advice. You must
arm. Contest open all of
ers will pass on your ad
ke Bank of Central, Central,
, Central, S. C.
11 Line of Samples for the
ye have been handlinp for
ver, and the prices are re
- -- $474.25
vims $25.00 extra.
to be hard to get