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HCutenxl at Um< Po^moe at NamvMT, feV
Mr. ?ad Mrs. W. M Brown, or
OiWego, were In the ottj Tuesday.
Mr. I?. it. LMo, of Plaewood, spent
Toooday In tha tit)
Mr. H. W. Beall of Msyesvillc was
in i?jb Tuesday.
Mr. J. W. Lapsley. of Wltooky,
a poet Tue-.day in the < it\
Mr. and Mm. U I. Manning return?
ed home Tuesday from Atlantic
?'lty, where troy went ?h"n Mr.
Maanlnp; waa able to leave the hos?
pital In Philadelphia. Mr. Manning
ha* recuperated rapidly from hie
protracted Illness and has almost en?
tirely regained his strength.
Mm. Ferd I..vi has ?..n. t-? Sa?
vannah to visit relatives,
Mr?. M. H. King has gOM 10 hot
old home In Chapel Hill. N (V. to
upend several weeks.
The Rev. and Mrs. John Kershaw.
Jr.. of mimmerton. \? ? re In the city
Col. J. J. Dargan. of StOtoborfl
waa In the cit\ M n w
Mr. and Mm. J. L. Tlfton. of At?
lanta. Oa, are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs C. L. Btubbs.
Mr. Claude Hogan has returned
from Hot Springs. Ark., after a stay
sj| several weeka
Mr. Barn well ganders, of Wlsaeky.
waa in the city Moaday night
Mr. Marlon Wilson, of St. Charles.
?Missed through the city Tuesday
<?a his return to Columbia to attend
tha University of S..uth Carolina.
Mr. and Mm. R. D Lee. Jr.. are
hack In the city after their bridal
trip to points North
Mr. and Mm. John A. McKnlght
have returned from their hbrldal tour
in the North.
Mm. J. Herbert Johnson. a< com
panled by her mother. Mrs. J. J.
Myers, of Congaree. left for Oreen
Tille Tuesday to attend the w.
*# I < >>n\ention.
Mr. T. B. Frsser went to Klllotts
Wednesday on business.
Mr. W. I>. Carson passed through
the city Wednesday on his way to
Halsell after a stay of several day* in
Mr. Hoboii Hurket:. of DoMoll
waa In the tttj Wednesday.
Mr. Oeorge E. Matth 1 iMbeltt?
waa 'n tb? . ;t. SV? on I
Ju Oeo. P| bg< arrived In the.
efty ToasOay ntght.
. Roe. A. h?. Owynn Is visiting Mr.
Nell O l>onnell on East Liberty St
Mm. Thomas I?. Porten, of Oeorge
towit Is a guest st the home of Mrs.
M. H. Flaum, on K, Liberty street..
Mr. Elite Law. of Klllotts. was In
the city Tuesds\
Mr. J 1 Lcsesne and daughter, at
??**e?jo. Were In the elty Th?rs.I ?
Mrs. Rooa Ryttenh. rg and Mr. and
Mm. Abe Ryttenbera left Thursday
Mrs. S. E. Nelson, of Stuteburg,
spent Wednesday in the < 11> .
Jurt For Third Week
The Jurors for the third week of
? ??urt w ere draw n tod.i> :
K 8. Truluck.
B. L Newman,
L. L. M* Gee.
W. A. Shuler,
J. D. McLeod.
J. W. Hogers.
J. W. ?** bins,
J. M Hodge.
W. T. Hall.
W. H. Seals.
f. H. Jenkins.
C. R. Hultant,
J. H I>arr.
R. H. Uoodman.
T. E White.
J. H. lUrheld.
J. M. Harby.
J. C. Lawrence.
W. K Wells,
U M. King.
I? M lloyk.n.
r>. 11 Itrunson.
B. W. Cockerel!,
ft. M. Sanders.
W. J Archer.
H H Oreen.
J. C. Stakes,
W W M Ka.
O. J. Myem.
J. S. Folk.
J. J. Weecoat.
J. J. McElveen
<\ E. Player.
J. T. Cummlngs.
\ < oiolotf Marriage.
Mrs. Elisabeth HeLorme l>o\e has
leaned Invitations to th?? marriage of
her daughter. Elisabeth, to Mr. M
? In Peter Pitta st the Flmt Praaby
I flan church. Wednesday evening.
MoOember IS. nt 7:30 o'clock.
Honesty needs no pains to set It
' off.?Edward Moore.
Old Legends That the Brute* 8h*d
Them Over Their Prey.
Tuere was an old story, to which wo
find constant reference la Elizabethan
writers, thst crocodiles wept over
their prey. No doubt the legend aroso
bees use the crocodile possesses large?
ly developed lachrymal glands, bat it
appears In various arousing forma.
Aa earlj aa the fourteenth century,
in "Mandevllle'a Travel*," wo find: "In
that contra ben great ptontee of Ooka
d til tea Theise serpeute.* alen men, and
the! eten hem wenynge."
An odd turn la given tn the tale by
the narrator of one of sir John Haw
kins' voyages. Whether he waa a mar?
ried man or not we do not know, but
he writes: "His nature Is ever, when
bo would have his prey, to cry and
sob like a Christian body, to proeoko
them to come to him. and then he
snatched at them! And thereupon
came this proverb, that Is applied onto
women when they weep. T.achrrmae
croeodill. the meaning whereof is that
aa the crocodile when he crteth gneth
them about most to deceive, so doth a
women most commonly when she
In Fuller'* "Worthies'* there I* the
added Information that "the crocodile's
tear* are never true anre when he l??
forced where saffron grnweth " Shake
aneare. Spenser and Dryden allude to
this old world fancy.
The Tourist Center of the "Playground
of Europe "
Lucerne, situated In the heart of
Switzerland, stands, as it were, en?
shrined amid the grandest and most
picturesque features of Alpine seen
ery and Is. of course, the tourist center
par excellence of the "Playground of
Europe," three main lines of railway
converging on the famous town beside
the lake. Nor could nature, indeed,
have well done more for "Lovely Lu?
cerne," as all the world acclaims It
(declares a writer In London Sketch?
On one side stands the ttlgi, on the
other Pilatus (7.000 feet highi. with
between them the fair, shimmering ex?
panse of the Lake of the Four Can
tone and beyond it again a widespread
panorama of the glaciers and snow
peaked ranges of the Alps.
From the Rlgl (0.000 feet), easily
climbed by aid of Its famous "moun
train train." the view takes In the
Bernina. Gothard. Unterwulden and
Bernese Alps, stretching far and wide,
from the Sentia in the east to the
Blnmllsalp In the west, and to north?
ward the Jura mountains, the Black
forest and the Vosges barrier between
Frank and Teuton. From the Rigl
some fourteen lakes are visible on a
clear day. among them Sempacb. by
the shores of which waa fought the
famous battle where the Swiss won
Naming a Yacht.
The naming of a book Is no holiday
task, and authors particularly proud
of a title are tolerably sure to discover
that It ha* been already used. But the
naming of a yacht 1* almost a greater
perplexity. Plaglariam may In this
case result in practical confusion car?
rying the most awkward consequences,
and not all titles to which, iu aearch
of variety, recourae has already been
had are satisfactory from all points of
view. Not long ago. for instance, a
very grave British cabinet minister,
perhaps wishing for once to be spright?
ly, called hi* yacht Flirt. He had not
conauUed his family, who were, how?
ever, quite sure, he thought, to delight
in his outburst of gayety. However,
his daughters naturally remarked how
very disagreeable It would be to go
ashore with that label around their
Where Ears Grow Sharp
A French halloonlat has recorded the
clearness with which sound* coming
from the surface of the ground can be
heard at a high altitude. At the
height of B.OOO feet the ringing of
horses' hoofs on a bard road waa
clearly audible. At 4.000 feet the
splashing Hound made by ducks In a
pond was heard. The barking of dogs
and the crowing of cocks could be
beard at seven or eight thousand feet.
These sounds penetrated through a
white floor of cloud that hid the earth
from aigbt. saya Harper's Weekly. In
the perfect silence of the air the In?
vestigator was startled by what seem?
ed stealthy footsteps close at hand. It
was ascertained that this noise was
cauaed by the stretching of the ropes
and the yielding of the silk as the bal?
loon continued to expand.
"Being a printer. Mr. Daah." said
the hotel proprietor, "maybe you can
advise me. I want to get a sign paint?
ed, 'Writing Koom Free to Our Pa
trons.' or something like that"
"I don't like 'patrons.'" said Mr
"No? Maybe that doesn't sound Just
right. What would you suggest?"
** ?Victims.' "?Philadelphia Ledger.
Lucky On* Way.
Jackaon ? Your daughter plays on
seven Instruments? Man. you're
lucky. (J roue he?I often think so?
when I consider the number of instru
men's there are ?Chicago News
The Right Solution.
The reason why newly wedded men
are railed "llotu'dlcts" Is been use they
are sup[>os<?d on marriage to give u
? II the bad habits to which they have
"btSMdt tad M Lipplncott'e.
Ambition Is but a\ am I 08 stilts an
mask eil Landor
In reverence Is tha chief joy snd
power of Uf< Ruskla.
.IFItltY MOORE OF FLORENCE
phodk i:s OVER 228 msii
Young Bo) < >? 11> Fifteen Veins or
Ago Write* Mlorj ol How Ho So
cured the targeM Yield for Tlte
Jerrj Moon* of Florence county,
the champl< n boy corn grower of
the world, I ;is written ;> story of
how he produced over 228 bushels of
corn on one acre of land. The yield
la substantiated by affidavits. He
mad*' a profit ol $130.70 on tin- acre.
It cost him $12S.a;, to secure the
yield. The story gi\cs a complete de?
scription and lull account of tin
care ol the corn, lie it. a member of
the boys' com Club anil was under
the direction of the United states
furm demonstration work and A. 11.
Gasquc, county superintendent of
education of Florence county.
In a ( lear manner Jerry Moore
teils the following story:
Light gray. sandy upland; top
soil about three or four inches deep
with yellow subsoil. Old land nearly
level, with just enough drain for the
water to run off. Cotton was grown
on the land in 1909. producing
about 1,200 pounds id' seed cotton.
I ?uring the 1st of March, 1910,
??pread 300 one-horse wagonloads of
rich dirt on this acre. Followed this
with T.O one-hprse wagonloads of
stable manure scatterel braodcast.
on March 2."? land was broken with
Dixie plow. one Dixie following
the furrow of the other, and with
the two breaking about 10 or 12 in?
ches deep. The soil was so well
pulverized did not harrow, rebroke
like it was first time.
March 2t?. harrowed and laid off
in rows three and one-half feet
wide with Dials plow. Distributed
100 pounds of guano containing 8
per COOt of phosporic acid, 2 per
cent of ammonia and 3 per cent pot?
ash in Dixie furrow and covered
with furrows making a small ridge.
Mart h :;<>, opened ridge with shovel
plow and dropped three gallons of
Bate's Four-Kar prolific corn, drop?
ping by band and almost sowing,
covered corn with .small shovel plow
I 1-2 Inches deep. ,
On the same day sowed S0O pounds
of acid phosphate on rows and har?
rowed surface all ovor, leaving it
No rain since land was broken
and ground so dry and dusty corn
did not come up rapidly. Replant?
ed tor fear i would not gal s stand.
Stand good by April L?".
April 10, weather continues dry.
April 14, good rain.
April 16, .sowed 700 pounds kainit
along rows and harrowed with Little
Joe harrow and going twice to the
row. Barred with Dixie plow.
Ma) I, 1 made a mixture of 000
pounds cotton seed meal, 2<)0 pounds
of acid phosphate. 2oo pounds of
kainit and with a ??dd distributer
sowed each side of rows, and har?
rowed with Little Joe harrow and go?
ing twice to the row leveling surface
a< near as possible.
May 10, made a mixture of C00
pounds of cottonseed meal, 200
poundl Of acid phosphate and 200
pounds of kainit, and With S cold dis?
tributer SOWed on eac h side of the
lows, but four inches farther from
the corn than the other application,
ami harrowed with Little Joe harrow
folng t v\ ice in the row.
Also towed 100 pounds of nitrate
of so,la along the rOWS.
May 17, harrowad, going twice to
the row; thinned corn to six inches in
Ma 14, harrowed, going twice to
Ma] IS, good rain.
Maw 27, using a cold distributer,
sowing in the centre of middle 1.000
pounds 1:3:8 guano and harrowed
with Little Joe harrow, going twice
to the row.
Same day, sowed 200 pounds of ni
IratC Of soda along the row.
June 1, harrowed. going twice to
June f? and 6, good rains.
June s, sowed 300 pounds of nitrate
of soda and harr.?weil twice to the
Frequent ihowera and corn grow?
June |0, storm ami corn blown
June II, set <orn up; corn about
six feet high and beginning to silk.
June 16, harrowed very lightly
with Little Jo? barrow, going twice
to the row,
June IS, harrowed lightly; torn
now in full silk; ground perfectly
Since June 6 rains bars been fre?
quent, Coin doing its best. No slun
of firing or failure of any kind.
July 4, DO lack of rain so far. and
coin almost matured. Almost every
stalk has an enr and manv of them
two or three. There Ii on the acre
Hl.t 84,000 stalks and none than
10.000 ears, (lathered fodder middle
..f Vugusi Corn :>t this time very
Gathered off the acre 1,200 bundles
? ?I fodder, weighing 3,000 pounds,
Five men?J. M. Leach H, r. lias*
eldcn, Wl B. Bailey, J. T. Bailey and
[lodger Vcitllams?measured the land
and weighed the corn, whose certtfl-I corn w eighed 165 pounds. the cob
enteil are in the custody of the coun-land shuck weighed t."> pounds, mak
ty superintendent of education. Thellng 77 1-2 pounds of corn to the 100.
self assisted in the gathering of the
corn, and also in weighing it. That
there was gathered from the acre
16,638 pounds of corn in the shucks
p rfectly dry. That he in the pres*
etice of a disinterested committee oi
three men shucked ami shelled 200
pounds of the corn taken at ran?
dom from the pile and the Shells 1
corn was weighed in the shucks and
weighed 10.388 pounds. They took
200 pounds of corn from the acre, af
sundown, shucked an shelled, and
got 166 pounds of shelled corn ami
46 pounds of cobs and shucks. This
shows 77 1-4 per tent, of com and
22 1-2 per cent, of cobs ami shucks.
This percentage makes a yield of
Values of Crop.
At tin- market value, vi per bush i.
(Signed) "Jerry Moore.."
In presence of (Signed) A. H.
Qasque. Bworn to before me this 25th
t!. y of < Ictober 1910.
C. J. Qasque,
Notary Public for S. r
(iiithcrlng of Corn.
the corn from
Total value of
the acre is
of South Carolina,
me John 11. Moore. John T.
worth , Win. B. Bailey ami Rodger Williams,
j who on oath each ami separtely say
that they were present ami saw and
Cost of rent.$
< 'ost <>f preparation si ed bed
('ost of planting.
< 'ost of manure. 26.00
Cosl of commercial fertilizer. 66.55
SHOOTS NT (.HO POUR TIMES.
Dr. P. St Able Wounds Negro Who
Had Drawn a Pistol on His Fath?
St. Matthews. Nov. 10.?I>r. P. af.
Able. a prominent merchant and
tiruggist. sht>t and wounded Jisn
Buyck, a negro ot unenviable rep?
utation, on the streets of St. Matth?
ews today. Bttyck had used some
very severe language to Or. A. R.
Able, the aged father of the man
who did the shooting. When ht
was asked to explain his conduct
Buyck reached and drew his pistil.
The younger Dr. Able, standing n ar
by, perceived his father's danger and
tired upon Puyck. Five shots wers
tired, four of which took effect. The
?rounds are not thought to be of a
serious nature. Puyck was taken
charge of and his wounds given at?
tention. Dr. Agle and his father
surrendered Immediately to the
i assisted in the gathering the corn
5.00 from the prize acre of Jerry Moore
1.00 and the corn was all gathered from
~.,M) tio acre measured by the committee
(J. W. Peach anil 11. [. HaSSlden)
ind that they themselves measured
< 'osi of cultivation....
t 'ost of gathering corn , .
Cost ol gathering fodder
Poss all expenses.
11.601 the land and found it to contain
8.00 ' 53,660 square feet. Also that they
6.001 weighed the corn and gathered from
- said acre, and that it was weighed
1128.05 [n the shuck perfectly dry. and that I
i* weighed 16,538 pounds. Also that
1258.75 lhey shucked and shelled two hun
Joini Meeting of Teacher*
128.05 j tired pounds of the said corn taktr-n at
-i random from the pile and the shelled
Net probt.$130.70 com from two hundred poends
Remarks. j weighed 155 pouns, shucks and cobs
"The stable manure used was-very j from the two hundred pounds
trashy (much straw in it) and not | weighed 45 pounds.
worth more than 50 tents a load. As j Sworn to and Subscribed to before
the dirt has no commercial value I me this 14th day of October, 1910.
did not count it in the list of expenses ' J. W. Wallace,
and the land has been improved at (Signed) J. T. Bailey, John H.
least $50.00 by the dirt and stable j Moore, Wm. E. Bailey, Roger Wil
manure, What I have done has been ^ llama
more of an experiment than doing , ?
what I knew to be wise. FRAUD IN TENXESSES.
About October 1st Mr. Williams.', -
agent for the State. Mr. Willis, County j Democratic State Chairman Charges
agent and Mr. Gasque, county super- ; Crooked Practices by Hi publicans
intendent of eduucatlon visited me. i of Eastern Section.
To them I am under obligations for -
helpful instruction and 1 greatly ap- j Xashville, Tenn., Nov. 9.?The
predate the interest they have j latest figures given out by the Fusion
shown in my little enterprise. Hop* I headquarters on the governor's race
ing to do better in the futuure, 1 am, < place the majority of Hooper, Re
yours truly, J publican, at 17,000. Democratic
"Jerry H. Moore." J State Chairman Vetress alleges that
?-?? t frauds have been committed by the
AFFIDAVITS. ! Republicans in east Tennessee, but
the opp ' I Is sbsotirt*
The Rural School Improvement as?
sociation and the County Teachers
association will hold s joint meeting
in the Hampton school building on
Saturday at noon. All teachers are
advised to come as there will be sev?
eral gootl speakers present and to
miss their lectures will be to miss
the most important feature of the
met ting. Among the speakers pres?
ent will he Prof. P. T. Baker of the
University of South Carolina.
WANTED?Position by reliable man
to run a farm on shares, or as
overseer. Address "W" care of
Watchman & Southron. H-lO-'Jt
The Following Aflidavits Were
nislicd by Jerry Moore.
"State* of South Carolina, County of
Florence. Personally appeared be?
fore me Jerry Moore, who oil oath
says that he planted 4:P5?10 square
feet of land In corn, being a member
of the Boys' Corn club of Florence
county. That he and his brother
cultivated the corn and that he him*
1 no g:
crats cliitr'i II out oi 33 nators and j
chance for one or two more.
The Socialist candidate for con?
gress in the Sixth district received
1.713 votes in Davidson county, but
his vote in other counties was light.
The Socialist vote in the State is little,
i, any, greater than in 1908.
FOR RENT?-The H. R. Thomas
place near Wedgefield, containing
one hundred acres of cleared land,
dwelling and all necessary out?
buildings, tenant houses, etc. Apply
to W. W. Oliver, R. F. D No 8,
Sumter. S C 11-8-lt
WANTED TO BUY?Five hundred
cords of pine, oak and slabs. Ap?
ply at, or write, Commander's
Wood Yard, Sumter, S. C. 11-8-lt
WANTED?Young men and ladles to
take three months practical course.
We give written guarantee to se?
cure good positions for each grad?
uate. Write for catalogue. Char
lott* Telegraphy School Charlotte?
Blacksmith. has moved his shop
to South Sumter street, near Lib?
erty in rear of O'Donnell & Co.,
where he is prepared to do gen?
eral repair work. Horseshoeing
specialty. Terms strictly cash.
HERE'S no economy fand
no money saved in buy?
ing for an active Boy| a
cheap School Suit.
? THE SCHOOL SUIT PROBLEM!
_ School fcaSuitsj [can*, not be
made too well.
We know all the Clothes re
quirements of fhe^jnosT: strenuous
School Boy and^we are equalj to
Suits made by Makers that
know exactly "how" Fabrics,
making and trimming are com
b i n e d for perfection
School Suit making.
Suits at $3, $4,j$5|to $10
Double Breasted, SNorfolk,
Blouse and Russian Stvles. X*fcg
The D. J. Chandler Clothing Co.
Svimter, S. C.