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Hie Watehmaa and Soithron
Entered at the Postoffice at Sum
ter, S. C? as Second 'Class Matter.
Mr. and Mrs. J." E. Terry and
daughters, Lucile and Margaret,
are visiting the former's parents at ]
Mrs. Herbert Kennedy spent sev- ,
"?era! days at Mrs. Stewart's, enroute j
to her home in Atlanta.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stafford, ac
companied by Mrs. Stewart, motor
* ed to Darlington Sunday via El
Mrs. W. H. Mclntosh and Mrs.
B. M. Stewart spent Monday with
the-tetter's sister, Mrs. E. D. Law,
Mr: and Mrs. B. E. Stewart. Mr.
and Mrs. John Steele have return
ed, home after visiting .relatives in
Mrs. Eugene Kezell has returned^
home after visiting her son at El
lenton. S. C* * |
Hr. Palmer DuBose spent the j
week-end with his parents, return- |
ing to Orangeburg Sunday. !
Mrs. P. E. Rhame of Riehmond, j
. Ta., who has been visiting her |
grandmother, Mrs. A. J. Lide, left
Tuesday morning -for Columbia.
Mr. H. H Scarborough went to
Columbia Tuesday to attend the
* meeting of the State Democratic
Mr. Henry Thomas, who " has
been spending the vacation at home
left Tuesday morning for. Colum
bia for a few days' stay before re
? turning to Harvard " University,
where he is . taking the course in
Mr. H. Alva Spann left Monday
morning for Trinity College. Dur- .
~ hem, N. C, where he will resume j
? his studies. He will also resume j
his studies at the Conservatory of,
Music - -
Emily and Gwendolyn Smith 01
Dalzell'left for Winthrop College
v Tuesday morning.
Miss Margaret McGregor, of Co- ^
lumbia, who spent the week-end j
with Mrs. S. L,. Roddey, returned j
. home Tuesday morning.
Mr. Louis Lyon,.Jr* left Monday
for Atlanta where he will enter
Miss Mabel DuRant is teaching j
ax Leo, S. C.
Rev. E. Thayer has returned j
to the city and will conduct the
prayer meeting Wednesday even
r ing. ' \
? Miss Helen Commander left'
Tuesday morning for Columbia i
? Mr. John B. Duffie spent Tuesday j
' in Columbia. j
Mr. J. D. Heidtman was in Co- i
lumbia on business Tuesday.
Mrs. O. L. Williams and Misses j
Louise and Martha Williams have
gone to New York, where they will
spend some time.
Mrs. Solomon Blatt and baby of
Barnwell, will arrive in the city
'Thursday," to visit her father, Mr.
- Mrs. J. C. Heaner, of Orange-1
fcarg, is visiting her daughter, Mrs.!
K. P. Scott. j
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hudson of}
- C^mdeu are visiting at the home ,
of Mt. and Mrs. S. R. J. Smith. ' I
-Rev. and Mrs. J. R. Johnston of I
Cades are visitors in the city.
Messrs. B. D. Hodges, George D. j
"Levy and J. H. Forbes have re- j
turned from Pawley Island.
Mrs. W. C. King and daughter, j
.Miss Marie, motored to Florence ]
Wednseday. for the day. < j
.-+ m-. . }
Sumter County Health Campaign, j
Mr. H. L. TIedaie, chairman of j
the Sumter Board of ? Health has j
invited Dr. L. A. Riser, of the I
State Board of Health to put on a j
. meeting and motion picture and j
health lecture session in this city j
one afternoon next-week while the
Sumter County Health campaign,
* is being carried on in the rural j
districts of our county. Further
particulars will be furnished later.
Mr. Tisdal guarantees local health |
* department co-operation with thej
State Board of Health in the j
.splendid educational campaign he* j
-ing put on a: considerable expense. '
The Sumter Counts- Moving Pic
ture and Lecture Health Cam
paign opens up at Turbcville
school tomorrow night, Thursday,
September 21st. and there will be
two* additional meetings this week,
" at Wedgefieid school Friday night,
September 22nd. and at Mayesville
school, Saturday night, September
23rd, all meetings beginning with
? two "big' reels of entertaining mo
tion pictures at S o'clock each
Meetings for next week will be
at the following places beginning
at 8 o'clock sharp each night:
Providence school, Monday night,
Bethel school, Tuesday night,
? Concord school, Wednesday
night. September 27th.
Shiloh school. Thursday night,
Rembert school, Friday night,
September 29th. :
Oswego school. Saturday night, j
The Sumter Civic League will do;
its part in helping to make thej
Sumter city public health and mo- j
tion picture meeting a success if:
Dr. Riser decides to give Sumter
one afternoon of instruction and en- i
tertainment and it is practically;
certain that he will.
? ? ?
Chelsea. Sept. "20.?Arthur Pease ;
is being held wtihout bail on a j
charge of murder, while the police j
are investigating his wife's death.
Our language tickles us. While ,
the bluebird is an emblem of hap
piness the blue, bird is an enblem
Kipling denies he criticised the
U. S. in a talk with a rag, a bone
and a hank of hair.
Cures Malaria, Chills,
Feyer, Bilious Fever,!
Colds and LaGrippe. I
sioner Talkg of For
ty Cents. Advises
To Go Stow
Columbia, Sept. 21.?Cotton at
?35 or 40 cents a pound before an
other year is "'entirely within the
bounds of reason," according to J.
Clifton Rivers, warehouse commis
sioner, in a statement issued yes
Mr. Rivers urges to farmers to
go slow in offering their cotton for
?sale as he expects a gain of from
$25 to $50 a bale within a few
weeks. ' .
;In discussing: the general situa
tion, Mr. Rivers made the follow
ing statement :~
"Knowing that it is not good
policy to advise people concerning
the future prices of cotton,* I have
refrained so far this year from ap
pearing* in the -public prints, but
conditions have forced themselves*
upon us, and in the face of a mar
ket steady and strong, with the
sale" of Texas cotton at the-rate
of -?0,t)O0 bales per day, together
with an industrial ?? situation, the
like of Tvhich at marketing time
the cotton belt has never experi
enced, it is time/for somebody to
sit up and take notice:
\ "Cotton with all this tirade of
selling and violent bearish cir*
cumstauces has remained steady at
a price around 22 cents per
pound; therefore, those who have
studied the situation are convinced
that as soon as the supply begins
to diminish and.the industrial sit
uation has a prospect' of settling,
a great deal higher prices than at
present will be realized for spot
"It, therefore, behooves every
farmer who has a.bale of cotton to
go slow in offering it for sale, as
a few weeks, in the opinion of the
writer, will show a gain of $25 to
$50 per bale in the amount rea
lized from such sale. Store your
cotton in a state warehouse-and get
a receipt issued by the state and
relieve yourselves of your liabili
ties and watch your product in
crease in value shortly by leaps and
bounds, at ? minimum cost. It ft
entirely within the bounds of rea
son to predict that cotton will
bring 35 to 40 cents per pound be
fore another year, and this in
crease in value should be turned
into the hands of the farmers rath
er than into the hands of the cot
ton speculators. Sell just as lit
t3e cotton at present prices as you
possibly can and store and hold
for a few weeks and realize the
profit, which in my" opinion * and
in the opinion of dthers who have
studied the situation; will be a'great
increase over the present price."
Jackson, Cai, Sept. IS.?All fo*
ty-seven of the miners entombed
in the Argonaut mine August 27,
are dead, .it was announced offi
cially shortly before 9 o'clock to
A note found on one of the
bodies indicated that all the men
had died within five hours of the
beginning of the fire August 27
officials said. ' x
All the miners were found be
hind the second* of two bulkheads
they had built in a cross-cut when !
4,350 feet down in the mine. By
ron O. Pickard, chief of the fed- j
eral bureau of mines for this dis- J
trict, was the first nfan to go be- j
hind the bulkhead and discovered !
the bodies. '
Pickard, on an earlier" explora- j
tion behind the bulkhead, had
counted forty-two bodies and ex
pressed the belief then that there
were others there.
The note found read as fbl- j
"3 a. m., gas had."
j. The same, note bore a scrawled
figure "4" apparently indicating
the same man had attempted to
leave word for those who might
come after, of the condition of the
mine at that hur.
Mine officials declared that the
condition of the cross-cut behind
the bulkhead was such that -life
could no* have been sustained
there by the entombed men for
more than five hours.
The bodies were piled one on
top of another and decomposition
had progressed so far that identi
fication would be impossible, Pick
Jackson. Sept. 19.?The first of
the forty-seven bodies of the
Argonanut gold mine disaster will
be brought to the surface in the
Kennedy mine this afternoon. The
crew in charge of the government
engineer:-; went down the tunnel at
Jackson. Cat, Sept. 19.?Forty
i seven miners died in the Argonaut
mine on August 28th. Tile town
waits today the bringing of the
bodies from the tunnel that has
j been their tomb lor three weeks.
It is California's worst mine dis
aster and in one of the greatest
: gold producers.
! "Every German." says M. Roi
j-bel, "must go to work.'* Wouldn't
\it have been awful it' we had lost'.'
Pig iron has advanced $2 per
: ton. Pay n<> more.
Running an auto is no excuse
for running amuck.
It is a lucky rail striker who gets
back to work just in time for his
House Reaches Deci
sion to Dissolve on
Friday?Up to Sen
Washington. Sept. 20.?A resolu
tion calling for sine die adjourn
ment at 2 p. m. Friday was adopt
ed by the house today by an over
whelming vote and the measure
was sent, to the senate which is
expected to adopt it, if it is evident
it can complete its business by that
time. Otherwise the senate will
amend the resolution to provide
for a later adjournment.
The house practically disposed
of its pressing business with its ac
tion on. the soldiers' bonus, but
members were urged by Represen
tative Mondell of Wyoming. Re
publican leader, to remain on the
job for possible action on a re
quest from the president for a spe
cial appropriation for relief of
American; refugees in the Xear
East. The senate, however, has
before it for disposition the Liber
ian loan, a deficiency appropriation
bill and other matters which may
or Jnay not be given final consider
ation. Meanwhile the question of
calling congress in special session
about November 15 to take up the
administration -ship subsidy bill,
amendments to the transportation
act and certain appropriation bills
was considered at ? conference to
day between President Harding and
Speaker Gillette of the house, Sen
ator Lodge of Massachusetts, the
Republican - senate leader, and
Representative Mendel, the Repub
lican house leader. The congres
sional leaders were said to favor
such a step and President Harding
has indicated that it was under
In the closing moments of the
house session today Mr. Mondell
sought unanimous consent for two
minutes in which to tell of the
achievements of this congress and
Representative Garrett of Tennes
see, Democratic leader, asked if the
story could not be told in one min
"The ^ congress has, transacted
more important business during the
present session than was ever
transacted by any congress in
American history," said Mr. Mon
dell, after which he asked the
privilege of'extending his: remarks.
"I suggest that the gentleman
from Wyoming be given an hour in
which to tell what congress has
failed to do." said Representative
London (Socialist) of New York.
J Mr. Garrett obtained permission
to extend his remarks on "the non
work of congress," announcing
that he might include some obser
vations on the subject by the sec
retary of war and others.
' Columbia, Sept. 21?The largest
delivery of old colon yet made to
the South" Carolina Cotton Growers
Cooperative Association was made
yesterday by Josh Kirven, of Darl
ington, who turned over 1200 bales
of old long staple cotton to the
association. Delivery Of \ this cot
ton under the terms of the con
tract was optional, but Mr. Kirven
decicTed that he would market the
cotton through the association.
Officials of the association said
today that old cotton was pouring
in from every section of the state.
Members of the organization are
delighted with the advances which
they are receiving, according to let
ters 'which are being received at
headquarters. The association is
now making an initial advance of
12 cents a pound on short staple,
old and new cotton, and IS cents a
pound on long staple, old and new.
The first lire to occur in asso
ciation cotton was in Lee county
Monday afternoon, when some cot
ton belonging to L. D. Welch, of
j Elliott, was burned en route from
the gin to the depot. Mr. Welch,
notified the association Tuesday of
j his loss and Wednesday at noon
j the association- had a check from
j the insurance company for the cot
I Washington? Sept. 21?Great
' Britain's payment of interest on
I her v.-ar debt to the Cnited .States
I due October 15th. will amount to
i approximately fifty million dollars,
according to the belief expressed
i today bv high treasury ofbials.
Colored: Zed Ramsey and Col
lie James of Wed ge tie Id.
i Russia Trailing Furs for
Leather Working Tool*
Moscow. Aug. 20.?Th?> Bolshe
viki have begun delving into their
well-advertised vvarehouses, report
ed to be bulging with " furs and
j other articles of luxury <>!' Other
[days, <mri are n<?w trading pelts
land things for articles of necessity,
j Fur-- valued .-it $1.000,000 were
j s?-nt to Leipzig recently to be ex
changed Cor machinery for the
(Russian leather industry-. Mahv of
' the leather factories have not oper
ated sine- the revolution, and ef
forts are how being niade :<> rc
i estab!ish ; h<- ; rade.
Tell Sonny the key to success
J fits the schoolhouse* door.
There are two classes of men:
self-made men. and those \vlw
don't amount to much.
1 WORLD NEU
New Brunswick. Se})t. 19.?After
three days of investigation into ;the
j murder of Rev. Edward Wheeler
i Hall and Mrs. Eleanor Reinhardt
! Mills the authorities .expressed
' confidence in today's developments
to bring about a solution of the
mystery, and arrests were expeet
i ed. County officials declared they
(knew who did the shooting and
I why it occurred.
I Atlanta. Sept. 19?The applica
i tion of shippers* proposed, uniform
class rate mileage scale would
mean increased rates in North Car
olina and Georgia, and a slight
reduction in South Carolina and
would about preserve the present
levels in Alabama, Harry T. Mopre,
traffic manager of the Atlanta
Freight Bureau declared- in testi
mony before, the interstate com
merce commission investigation of
southern class rates here today.
Columbus, Ohio. Sept.' 19?At
the November election Ohio , will
vote on a state constitutional
amendment to legalize the manu
facture and sale of wine and beer
The state supreme court today or
dered the secretary of state Smith,
tb place proposals on the ballots
in mandamus action brought by
the Association opposed to prohi
bition, which sponsors the amend
ment, after the secretary'had-re
fused to certify the amendment for
a vote. The ?thii-saloon league
will appeal to the. United States
! Raleigh, Sept. 19?General Per
shing has accepted an invitation
to visit the North Carolina state
fair on October ISth, which will be
celebrated as "military Day* it was
announced today. .-.,
Columbia. Sept. 19?The restric/
tion of the federal judiciary is urged
upon Congress in a resolution
adopted by the South Carolina State
Board of Federation which brought
its annual convention to a close
here today. The resolution charges
thaf'judges are usurping power and
authority never, contemplated -by
the founders of the government";
j Spencer, Sept. 20?The striking
? workmen of the Southern ? railway
j shops are -returning to work today,
i after deciding late yesterday to go
jback. Before the end of the day,
the normal force of approximately
seventeen -hundred men will. :be
back. The men are taken back
stictly in accordance with .
Chicago ageement, say* the officials.
j Washington. Sept. 20.?The 'ajSU
I ministration tariff bill was made
j ready today for President Hard
| ing, who is expected to complete
?its enactment within a few ft&j^.'
} Immediately after the adoption "of
; the conference report yesterday;
< the bill was sent on its way to be
i engrossed. "-'?*' ??
Geneva. Sept. 20.?The relations
between Bolivia and Chile : are
"such that "grave difficulties" are
! threatened unless the mediation' of
}a friendly power or arbitration "by
?jt'he league of nations is secured:
j This declaration was made in a let*
? ter-received by the secretary of'the
! league assembly from Alfredo
jGuiterrez, the Bolivian delegate. ??
; Washington. Sept. 20?A resohfi
! tion authorizing the secretary -of
' war at his discretion to lease for
ja period not exceeding fifty years
! the nitrate plants numbers one and
itwo and the Waco quarry at Muscle
i Shoals at a dollar a year each on
j condition that they shall be operat
j ed at their present capacity in the
! production of fertilizer components
j for sale to the public at a price
! riot to exceed eight per cent, profit
i was introduced in the house today
iby Representative Hull, Republi
| can of Iowa.
Washington. Sept. 20.?Restora
tion effective today of two South
ern passenger trains, taken off dur
ing the strike, was announced to
day by general offices of the road.
The trains were operated between
j Danville, Va., and Washington.
London. Sept. 20?Official con
! firmation was received tdoay from
I Constantinople stating that the
j French have withdrawn their troops
from Chanak and the Italians are
? apparently doing the same. The
' British forces are remaining alone
j at that point.
I Smyrna, Sept. 20?Order has been
j restored here after the horrors of
; the conflagration and calm now
j prevails. The Turks have begun
j clearing up the bodies from the
i ruins left by the fire and are also
i gathering up those lying in the
I streets. Pasha declined the re
; quest of the allies to permit Greek
ships to remove refugees until he
had conferred with the authorities
I Constantinople. Sept. 20.?Tn
! formation that Mustapha Kemal
I Pasha is preparing to launch an
j attack for possession of the Dar
danelles in spite of the exhortation
j of Gen. Pella, the French commis
sioner, is causing undisguised anir
; iety in allied military circles. It
is not improbable! that such an :<t
tacfc will !><? made before the ?nd
of the present week, the Turks tnk
intr ad va nta*_'<> of the fact thai tin
British have not yet concentrated
Washington. Sept. 20.?The sol
diers' bonus i>:ll. vetoed by Presi
dent Harding, was started today
on its second voyage through con
gress. Favorable action by the
hou: is looked for generally, hut
friends of the measure doubt if they
could muster the senate two-thirds
majority necessary to override the
veto. ' * '
Mexico City, S?-pt. 20.?Fourteen
persons were killed and seventeen
injured in ;? wreck yesterday of th?
fS IN BRIEF !
northbound passenger Empalma
G?nzales. The wreck was caused
by: a washout. There were two
American victims. It is possible
that other victims will be discover
ed when the debris is cleared
Jackson, Sept. 20.?All the dead
in Argpnaut fire are expected to
' be taken out of the mine late today,
; it was announced when the rescue
crews descended into the connect
ing Kennedy mine this morning.
: The work was halted a short while
to allow the rescuers to recuper
ate from their labors. Nine bodies
were brought to the surface' so far |
land identified. Tags used as time
[checks were found on some of the
bodies. Six crews of five men
: each are at work.
i Washington, Sept. 20. ? The |
j house passed the soldiers'' bonus;
; bill today Over the president's ve-!
I to by a vote of 258 to 54, Or fifty
I more than necessary for the two-1
thirds majority. ?
Greensboro, N. C, Sept. 21.?The
temporary injunction of Southern
Railway against striking shopmen
j at Spencer, restraining officials and
I members of the workers' organ
! izations from interference with in
terstate commerce , movement of
the United Spates mails was made
[permanent by Judge Boyd in fed
leral court here today.
Denver, Sept. 21?Enos Mills,
naturalist, author, died at his home
at Long Peak, Colorado, today.
Geneva. Sept. 21?The council of
the League of Nations decided to
day to increase the non-permanent
membership of the council from
four to six. This makes the council
membership ten, with the non-per
manent members' in the majority.
Women at the Polls -
CNews and Courier)
In Clarendon County, where 160
women were enrolled at the Wood
row Wilson box, the vote in the
second primary last Tuesday stood:
Blease 19, McLeod 107. In the city
of Sumter, where there was an en
rollment of 1,150 men and 529 wo
jmen, a total of 1679?the vote cast
[last Tuesday totaled 1.498, all but
174 votes being cast, the vote stand
ing: Blease 223, McLeod 1,275.
It would be very difficult, prob
jably impossible, to determine with
any accuracy just how many wo
men voted in the second prlmary
on Tuesday. Any estimate
as to how they voted would he
guesswork .pure and simple. Never
theless we-think'that it can be as
serted with conviction that in this
ejection the influence of the wo
man vote.was decidely wholesome.
Ih may be credited with having giv
en us one of the quietest campaigns
South Carolina has ever had, more
free of mudslinging than any other
campaign of like importance and
fundamental interest. The pres
ence of the women at the polls was
beneficial at many places also.
There is no possible question that
the women of South Carolina, the
great majority Of them, not only
did not want the vote, but were
opposed to having it trust upon
them. This done, however, a great
many of them this summer took
their new responsibilities very se
riously and patriotically, and this
! in spite of the bad example set
i them by some of their sex who, af
Iter leading.in the.agitation for the
j vote, then ran away, deserting their
I duty for the sake of their ease and
j comfort and pleasure.
? ? . .-_
The brick work of the cream
!ery building being erected by the
! Sumter Ice and Fuel company is
I well under way. Sumter will soon
j have a second creamery in opera
? ? ? -
Creameries without cows are
j superfluous, and there are not now
i in Sumter county-and adjacent t'er
I ritory a sufficient number of cows
i to supply one creamery. There
j should he a well considered and
i properly financed plan to rapidly in
'[ crease the number and size of the
! dairy herds in Sumter county,
j Cows, hogs and poultry can be
j made the instruments that will save
j this section from bankruptcy, but
J there will liave to be a concerted
movement to put"it over.
It is reported that dissatisfaction
is being fomented in some sections
j of the county because the hard
j surface roads leading ?o those sec
I tions are not being built as rapidly
! as other roads. *It is a self evident
! fact that all the roads cannot be
! built at once, and the road eom
I missioners are prooably doing the
I besi they can in the circumstances,
i ? ? "
I A recent letter from Mr. J. M.
? Harby, who left Sumter in the
summer for Seattle, Wash., states
that he has secured a position in the
engineering department of the
i Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging
t Co., the largest construction com
I pariy of the state. He is well
j pleased with the country and his
! City Council has decided to place
i the collection of delino.uent taxes
j in tin- hands of the chief of police
iand has ordered the withdrawal of
i executions from the sheriff.
The High school foot ball squad
? is getting down to hard practice.
"What Do the Stars Say"?head
: line. Well, they usually say "1
want a divoice"
Since men are flying around
? like birds, we may have scarecrows
instead of lightning rods.
j 666 quickly relieves Colds,
j Constipation. Biliousness and
i Headaches. A Fine Tonic.
Chicago. Sept. 3 9,?Responsibil
ity for the raHroad shop crafts
strike was Charged to the Asso
ciation of Railroad Executives by
B. M. Jewell, head of the strikers
in .answering Attorney General
Daugherty's injunction bill today.
He did not appear in person but
his attorneys read Into the record
a 28-page affidavit in which Mr.
Jewell recited what he considers"
the causes of the strike,"detailed!
the history of various unsuccess
ful peace conferences and declar
ed the union leaders had never j
' He said that, since August 2,
when the strikers accepted Presi
dent Karding's second peace pro
posal the railway executives have.I
maintained a lockout.
"To all intents and purposes'
Donald R. Richberg, attorney forj
the defense said', interrupting the,j
reading of the affidavit, "the strike
ended August 2, when-the men told
the president they accepted his]
plan of settlement. After that it J
was a lockout."
Mr. Jewell said he had .been ad
vised by counsel that the railroads i
had no legal right under the rules j
of the United States Railroad Labor
Board to deny bis men their former.,
seniority rights when they resume!
The defense attorneys preceded
the Jewell affidavit with the in
troduction of 89 injunctions ob
tained by various railroads "against
strikers oh their lines. They con
tended that these local .injunctions
gave sufficient guarantee against
violence and that a nation-wide re
straining order' was unnecessary.
, Assistant Attorney General Crime
objected that the government had
the right to ask injunctions to pre
vent the destruction of interstate
commerce and interruption in de
livery of the mails.
The causes leading up to. the
strike as the strikers see them
date back to 1920 according to the
Jewell affidavit.. At that time the
labor committee of the Railway
Executives Association, headed by
President Gray, of the Union Pa
cific adopted, a report favoring
steps to organize regional - adjust
ment boards as provided by the
Transportation act. W. W. Atter
bury, vice president of the Penn
sylvania, presented a minority re
port" ih opposition.
The majority report was rejected
by the association and Mr. Atter
I bury was named to succeed Mr*
Gray chairman, of the labor
committee. This, he said, was re
I garded by the employees as the be
ginning of a campaign, to destroy
j the effectiveness of the employes
j organization's and the United States
! Railroad Labor Board, .
On January 31. 1921, the affidavit
continues, Mr. Atterbury made a
peremptory demand before the la
bor hoards Sot? abrp^at'qn of fthe
national agreements made during
jthe war.. The agreements were
(abrogated and disputed rules re
ferred back to the principals; when
they were unable to agree the
board again heard the case and
promulgated new rules to which
the shopmen objected. /
During the same period Mr. Jew
j ell said the practice of letting cori
! tract's for shop work to outside
J contractors, and the election of an
i employes committee on the Penn
sylvania were decided by the board
! in favor of the employes hut he
jsaid the employers disregarded the
[decision. Mr. Jewell denied that
] refusal of the shoomen to accept
; a wage cut prompted the walkout
July 1. He said the wage reduc
! tion had not been passed on by
the board when the strike vote was
ordered but was added to the strike
ballots, he said, after the conven
The unions involved, the affida
vit continues, had never counte
nanced unlawful acts, and their
strike instructions warned members
that violence would not he sup
DOINGS OF THE DUFFS
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TELL HER A FEW THINGS -
TELL WE, WHAT FCX#iCAT?Or
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New Warehouses Being Add
ed to State System .
Columbia, Sept. 20.?The state]
warehouse system is ? growing \
splendidly, stated J. C. "Rivers, state <
warehouse commissioner, in a state- f-_
ment made to the press today. "We j*
are taking in riew warehouses ev- J
ery day." "he said. Several new j
warehouses were taken in Monday j
of this week.
The. state warehouse system, ac
Restores Health, Energy!
and fiosy Cteeks. 60c
NEW YORK COTTOB
Om> Hlf? Ltw dornt Clown
. .Jan_r,2U? ,2fif2 2jW7 29,88 2iM
[cording to Mr. Rivers statement. ; MiU.ch _ 20.95 21.J.2 20.81 20.82 21M.
[has carried through the summer 'May.. _ ..'20.92 21.07 20.75 20.78 '20.W
[mately 1?0,000 bales of cotton, .a 1 0ec.. 21.15 ' 21.30 21.05 21.06 2iJ&
I large part of which is long staple ! Spots 23 21.05. ffi
and is worth . on today's market! -. *' ' ? ' 1 ?'? ? ?? -
easily $170 per bale. ? ORLEANS COTTON
. "This old storage," Mr. Rivers,1 Oi?a Sis* Go?
says, "together with the. new cot- j,Jap_ .. .: .20.50- 20.U0 20^3"?>:? 'v2ft5g
ft?n/coming in every day how, will ****eb ~ loin 20*21 mtt
soon gjve the .state warehuse sys- l ^jgg 2^ 2032 20.27 :
tern its maximum capacity. Every Dec.. _ ?..20.-58 20.65 20.38 20.4J
indication is that this, season will j -Spots .25 off, 2>t50.
he the most prosperous the sys
tem has ever known. The system \ j^ooaVy
has the best rate of insurance it j March ..."
ever hauV - I ?
Mr. Rivers says he is confident I o^ber T
cotton' will go higher, for with the December.
large amount ^of selling that has Receipts. 18,?ttd: Sales. 7.Wit; m
been under way lately, the price mf' ?? Mgffling^IS^.
has remained around twenty-two j
cents. "As soon as the supply in ! One ^"ew York floor walker,
use diminishes, the price'will rise,"
Mr. Rivers predicts. He predicts
an increase in the price Of from
$25 to.$50 a bale within a few
weeks. "Hold your cotton," Mr.
.Rivers admonishes, .in. his state
ment addressed especially to . the
agricultural interests. He prophe
sies a. 'nriep <vP thirfv-fi^^ r?r fOr+v
sies a 'price of thirty-five or forty
cents within a year." -
Cheer up! Bicycle* prices have
been cut 40 per cent: * "
only acts like a count but is one.
There is more than eight per ce
interest in- private stock.
Cures Malaria, Otitis
Fever, Dengue : or
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CHANfC^D MY WNO A^?T B^p^
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WELt, 1 WANT TO
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