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CROSS HILL NEWS |
CroBs Hill, Jan. 13.?Mr. and Mrs.
D. C. Harmon have gone on an ex
tended visit to their tons in Florida.
Prof. Smith and his corps of teach
ers are at their posts again and the
school is moving along nicely.
Mrs. W. M. Miller and her mother,
Mrs. Madden, have both been ill for
several weeks. We are glad to report
them much better.
Mr. Jena Garrett and his mother,
have moved to their home a few miles
Mr. W. C. Rasor returned last Fri
day from a month's stay at Johns
Hopkins hospital, Baltimore. He is
feeling much better and his friends
hope he may soon be himself again.
Miss Elise Spencer of Clinton vis
ited Miss Irene Dlllard here Saturday
Mr. Larry McGowan came over from
Clinton Saturday to be with home
Messrs. Luther Martin and Walter
Grlliln have rented the livery stable,
and will run the business this year.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Wasson have
come back to their home near town.
They have been living in the city of
Atlanta the last two years.
Rev. Mr. Guinn of Due West was
in town Monday. He preached for the
people at Head Springs church on
Miss Minnie Black of Columbia, is
visiting Mr. G. 1). Black ad other rel
This correspondent appreciated very
much the kind New Year greeting by
"Aunt Kate" In last week's Advertis
er. On compulsory education you can
pat me down aye We heartily agree
also that the editor "Is giving us a
paper worth while." Indeed we are al
ways glad when "Aunt Kate" and I
can think alike on public questions
and neither of us consider the other
"on the wrong side." We thank you.
esteemed colleague for your kind wish
es and may the same blessings attend
you and yours.
WATTS MILLS *
Watts Mill, Jan. 13.?On last Thurs
day morning at 9:30 o'clock. Mr. Eu
gene Crow and Miss Ethel Tlllman
were happily united in marriage at
the home of Mr. Crow's aunt. The Rev.
.1. A. Marler, officiating. May they
have a long, happy and prosperous
journey in life.
The Rev. W. IL Lewis, the new
Methodist pastor, preached a strong
sermon at the Watts Mill church Sun
day morning. This was Mr. Lewis'
first sermon here and tue people wish
him a year of great victory here in
the Master's work.
Mr. J. O. Davis, who for a long time
has been loom fixing at Watts Mills,
has resigned his job and accepted a
second hand job In the weave room
of the Laurcns cotton mill. May much
success be his at his new position, is
the hearty wish of his many friends
at Watts mills.
Mr. J. F. Murray, who has been
quite sick for some time, is able to be
up and out again.
Rev. .>' M. Trogdon preached Sunday
night at Lucas Avenue Baptist church
to epiite a large congregation from the
text "How shall we escape If we ne
glect so great Salvation."
Lucas Avenue Baptist church elect
ed officers for the Sunday school for
the present year. The following were
elected: J. M. Moore, superintendent
and treasurer; H. C. Godfrey, assistant
superintendent and assistant secre
tary; J. g. Gillospte, secretary. Ev
erybody come out to Sunday school
and let's make It a great year In
studying God's word.
Rev. J. A. Marler went to Woodruff
last Sunday where he preached at one
of the mill towns.
Mrs. .Luther Kirby, who has been
very sick for a number of days, is
somewhat Improved at this writing.
The weather has been very warm for
several days and the fish frogs have
begun to sing, but it Is to be presum
ed that they will look through win
dows of glass yet before winter bids
Mr. r. g. Cothran, of Enoree, was
visiting friends and relatives at Watts
Mills Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. J. C. Thomas, overseer of spin
ning at Watts mills, was in Greenville
Saturday on business.
The people are very thankful to the
mill authorities for giving them the
privilege of listening to a tine lecture
delivered at the WattB mill auditorium
by Tom Carmine, a palypbonle Immlta
tor, on Saturday night, Jan. 4th.
Frightful Polar Winds
blow with terrific force at the far
north and play havoc with the skin,
causing red. rough or sore chapped
hands and lips, that need Bucklen's
Arnica Salvo to heal them. It mak^s
the skin soft ftnd smooth. Unrivaled
for cold-sores, also burns, bolls, sores,
ulcers, cuts, bruises and piles. Only
2T? cents at Laurent Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
TWO BARLEY LEAF DISEASES
Blights, Commonly Called Rust, Has
Appeared In Many Sections In
Past Two Seasons.
(By WALTER B. L.EUTZ.)
During the past two seasons there
oas appeared in many sections a
widespread disease on barley, com
monly called rust, but in no way re
lated to this disease. It is caused by
an Imperfect fungus.
There are two forms of these leaf
spot diseases of the barley, one an
early blight which has been desig
nated as "the yellow leaf disease."
The yellow leaf disease appears
early during the season. This Is
a.?Barley leaf affected by "late
blight." b.?Barley leaf affected by
"yellow leaf disease." c.?Blade of
:orn affected by this fungus.
characterized by yellowish longitud
inal stripes alternating with darker
lines. This is transmitted by the
The late barley blight causes brown
spots of irregular outline, and occurs
on the leaves, glumes nnd seed. The
leaves are easily broken up and com
pletely destroyed In some cases.
There are many species of this fun
gus on grasses, and one occurs on the
leaves oi corn, sometimes doing mucl
CORN CRIB IS MADE MOVABLE
Serviceable Building May Be Con
structed Out of Old Barrel Staves
? Keeps Grain Dry.
(By K. G. STEIN.)
A good movable corn crib may bo
ouilt of barrel staves, that Is the
walls, the roof of lap siding or any
kind of roofing you want.
For the side walls use two lengths
of staves and run a pole on the mid
dle, as shown In the cut, to nail the
staves on and run the two rods
through the middle of the crib, one
through polos and one through plates.
The size of the crib is according to
how much com you raise.
The walls must slant out a little
toward the top, as this will keep out
the rain better. The floor Is tight.
This kind of a crib Is quite cheap
and may be built of small poles nailer1
A Movable Corn Crib.
.?lose together If no barrel staves an
Such a crib keeps the corn In good
condition. It dry* quickly and keeps
dry all the year around, which is not
possible for corn kept in a tight gran
ary where it molds and spoils at once.
IN REPAIRING A DIRT ROAD
Few Little Hints That Will Tend to
Make Work of Fixing Up
In repairing a drrt road:
Don't fill up the holes nnd ruts In
the dirt road with brush, with rocks
on top, and a little dirt to cover the
rocks; but fill up the hole with dirt
of the same character as the balance
of the road.
Don't throw all the refuse from the
ditches Into the middle of the toad,
thus softening the surface and de
stroying the solid, firm bed that you
have obtained by previous work; but
throw this material out on the op
poslte ride of the ditch.
Don't leave the center of the road
the lowest point; but make It the
highest and give the surface of the
road a slope of about 1 In 20 to the
Don't carry the water across the
surface of the road from one side to
the other; but carry It by means o'
culverts underneath the road.
Onions In Winter.
To keep onions over winter put then
In a dry location, such as a barn loft,
and spread them on the floor or on
shelves in thin layers. If they should
happen to freeze It will not damage
them provided they are not disturber!
when frozen. They should be coveret
with Sheets of paper in older to QSSls1
in preyi nMng sudden thawing, but
ueucMy If 'he layers of onions arc not
so 'i! ? > ti tha location Is dry, the?
V. i.i r ( hi II ! out dilliCllltV.
If you grow peas a Star Pea Huller will please and
pay you. If you use Fertilizer see our Force-feed
Wizard Distributor, the hopper holds 100 pounds.
If you plow cotton and corn see the J. M. B. No. 20
Cotton and Corn Plow Stock, the steel beam will not
break or bend. Write us for circulars and prices.
Our offer to the readers of this paper will interest you.
STAR PEA MACHINE COMPANY
Bennettsville, S. C.
I A. J. GODWIN ?
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V Lightning strikes every description of build- lP
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X often it seeks the best line of conductors from the JjC
top of the building to the earth. We never put
? them in the earth in Southern States less than seven ?fc
?k feet, unless we strike a rock. We guarantee our ?S
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t? A. J. Godwin will be found at E. W. Martin's ?
7h Stables, Laurens, S. C, for the next month.
I St. Louis Lightning Rod Co. |
CHAILESTON A WESTERN CAROLINA RAILWAY.
Change in Schedules, effective 12:01 a. m. Sunday, Nov. 26, 1911.
Main Line?Spart nnhurg 1)1 vision--Spnrtnnburg-August a.
N. B.?The following schedule figures are published onlv as Information
and not guaranteed.
7:16 a m
12:40 p m
3:12 p in
4:10 p m
??54 and 56 aro dally except Sunday
fcRNFST WILLIAMS, O. P. A.,
10 p m
9:30 p m
Lv AugU! ir
Ar Spartanburg Lv
IT:10 p m
6:60 a m
Branch Lnurens-Grecni ill'.
Lv Laurens Ar
Ar Greenville Lv
8:20 a in
7:00 a m
10:25 p m
6:02 p m
1:45 p m
12:20 p ra
W. ANDFUSON. RUPT.,
COLUMBIA, NE WHERRY AND LAURENS RAILROAD.
Schedule effective November 22, 1012.
Schedules are published only as Informal Ion, and not guaranteed.
50 54 52 51 53 65
8.00am 5.00pm 11.35am Lv Columbia Ar 9:38pm 3.55 pm 11.15am
9.30 a m C.26 p m 1.12 pm Prosperity 8.08 pm 3.34 pm 9.50um
9.47 am 6.44 pm 1.29 pm Newherry 7.52 p m 3.20 pm 9.32 am
10.41am 7.35 pm 2.30 pm Clinton 0.58 p m 2.30 p in 8.44am
11.01 n in 7.55 pm 2:52pm Ar Laurens Lv ?^6.35 pm 2,05 pm 8.20 am
No8. .'>2 and 53 dally solid through trains between Charleston and Green
ville carrying buffet chair cars. Arrive aud depart from Union Station, <'o
Nos. 51 and 55 solid through trains between Columbia und Greenville.
Arrive and depart from Gervais Street Station. Columbia. Daily except
Nos. 50 Olid solid through trains between Columbia :m<l Laurens. Ar
rive and depart from Gervais Street Station, Columbia, Operated on Sunday
W. J. CRAIG, I?. T. N., 10. A. TARRI'jII, Coin'l Agt.,
Wilmington, N. c. Columbia, s. C.
SWITZER COMPANY f
We will start taking stock next week. We will
all this week and will add the best bargains we have
ever shown Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
There are always things that you want to close out ?
before taking stock. We ask you to come to this store
and see what a Clearance Sale means to you, and how
much you can get for One Dollar. If you want real
bargains and the best goods-the place is Switzer's and
the time is now.