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EnteredApril 28;-W08 at Pickens, S. C., as secon cla miatter, under act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
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Itarier's' Union
Burieaut of ll
-C(on~ducted b%. theL
8olith Citrolisq irmrs' Educttioida Midt
Co-Oporative Uuilon.
Colnu t IatII U IIltfis 1itended for tit depair
ient shootid he aidiressed to .1. U. Stribiling,
ntiletoi , South carolina.
The State Farmors' Union of South
Carolina will meet in Greenwood,
July 25-26-27.
A. T, GooDWnN, State Pres.
From every southern state comea
'the good news that a campaign, in
the interest of the Farmers' Union,
has been arranged for July and Au
gust from Routh Carolina west, and
South Carolina is 'now arranging
- 4 for a thorough campaign of the Pal
netto. state.
.rhe time is ripo and the farmers
are more ready to organize than ever
before known. Just'onq good man
' eqyh county of the South for one
. monthhoqrgutizing the farmers now
will prepare the way to save mill ons
for the farmer in marketing the
South's next cotton crop. It is not
enough to organize farmers for their
own- protection and go back home
thinking that the thing will work
itself. It will not do it. Every
county union in the south should sew
to it that at least one county news
paper in each county carry a column
>f direct news from organized farm
emS. Instead of this farmer's col.
umn working injury to the regular
Farmer's Union papers, it increases
the demand for such papers. The
conatry or county newspap'ers are
good mediums foi educating the
farmer along the business side of his'
.arming, and in order to keep up
-with the progress of the organized
'novements of the farmers, every
farme, 'should take at least one good
paper that will give him the news
direct as to how things are going.
-But in case satisfactory arrangements
cannot be made with the established
press to carry these farmers' col
umns in your home papers, a letter
addressed to this . bureau setting
forth the foots in the case, every
local union will be supplied with
sample copiea of the best and
cheapest papers in the land of the
South, which will enable e each union
to make its own selection at large
club rates.
In order to keep in touch with the
latest prices, plans and methods of
combining - your strength for the
good of all, the farmer'must read the
aews from reliable sources whioh
will save money enough on one bale
of cotton to pay for five or six good
There are so many grades of hu
mnanity, called farmers, that no one
institution or plan could be expected
to please all. The best evidence in
the world to prove that the Farmers'
-Union stands for something is that it
is opposed by some individuals, that
is, it is doing tliings. Of course
this don't suit some folks because
they are opposed to doing anything.
Especially somethbing that they hap
pen to not originate or that does not
-give to them some advantage of their
fellow-man. All the "graf ters" don't
happen to be cotton speculators, nor
do they all live in New York. Pos
eihty one of the most contemnp'ible
brand is the fellow that lives next
,eighbor to some oJpber fellow and is
I .ways on the lookout for Bomne op)
<9rtunity to work a skini game on his
bother farmeir, not aliways in a
irse trade at that. YOU can always
I them, for a they are opposed to
xyftling that goos -to make us one
great body of brethren, that don't
givo them some special advantage
over the rest of their brothers. They
won't co-operate; got them out of the
ullioni quick, for they will destroy
more of your opportunity to success
than all the host of speculators and
gamli blers combined. The Farmers'
Union has nothing to fear from men
that have not the password, but
death and failure lurk in your locals
at ill times from ignorance and trai
tors, in the purity of your locals and
the faithful practice of your individ
ual members of the principles of co
Operation and submission to "UIon,
which means the local must follow
and practice what the county ap
proves and directs, and that the
county faithful1lv administer what is
directed by the state, and as the
membors are held in the local mem
berahip so will the union prosper,
indl its strength be. Members count
against the union when their princi
ples are against co-operation, and
plads put forward to bring results.
Dutside of this you cannot have a
mnion. It is not expected that every
nan that has to till the soil can or
vill be union, nor were the principles
>f our constitution made broad
moogh for every kind of ism or the
)rist to get aboard, but on the con
rary confines its creed to specific"
>rinciples and those that believe in
he doctrine of profits and "make
noney" in whatever Way open cannot
>e true members and should be de
lied. Nor should the union become
,be asylum of all the incompetent
Irones and .deadbeats that cAn be
ound "staying" on a farm. Union
iuccess does nut depend on numbers,
,ut -in specific principles and the liv
ng up to them.
A local can be. as dead with fifty
pombers as with flive. And if they
efuse to co-operate with the other
oasis they are no longer in 'the
mion. They have bolted, and are
io longer entitled to be called union
There is more to fear from one
rascal in the union than a hundred
Mtside. Push them all outside or
hhey destroy you.
Clemson College Institutes.
Clemson College, June 24.
Ed. Sentinel-Journal: -I have just
received a letter from Mr. M. V.
R'ichards of the Southern Railway,
in which he states that it will be im
possible for them to let us .have a
3oach before the 6th of July. 'hiis
will necessitate our making some
abanges. in the dates of the institutes
bhat come in the early part of July.
In my former letter I stated that in
ititutes would be he held at Liberty,
July 2d, and at Easley, July 3d, but
winig to the delay in getting the
soarch, these institutes will have to
be held as follows: Easley, August
1.0th; LiLerty, A ugust 20th.
J. F. HAIRPER, Director.
Df the Union Meeting of the Pick
ens Association to be Held with
Nine Forks Baptist Church,
Saturday and Sunday next.
10.00 a. m. -Devotionse1 exercises,
sonducted by W. T1. Blowen.
10 30.-How can we promote the
spjirit of evangelism and, the best way
to have a revival of religion in the
chur'ches. Opened by 3. T. Taylor.
A questIon box will be provided
and will be drawn upon for the after
noon session.
A programmie will be arranged on
Baurday for Sunday.
Cures Cof dsu Preventa Pneumanin
Cases Where Suspense* Has Cal
Forth Emphatic Requests.
(harleV StoneV wit.; one of mmlal
unfortnliates. wlio look one ui
stands inl the wild, wvild wve-t, wvith
reperory% of Siako-peaire and o)ti
grands of the classics. 'The lir
violin inl (t, orclest a played al114
gether on tile VA string uitil a we
urnied cowboy arose and sai<
"Pardner, I'm a graduate of Yal
I'u- 'eiu in t1is part of the coin
tr i fi 0gh or inte years. I. lo
music. "1 Then, drawing his sevc
shooter, he added, "Fiddle a Uit
on. some other string or I'll mak
you look like a coal siter."
Intense excitement was eaused i
De Give's Opera louse in Atlant
a number of years ago when Jefte
son was playing Rip Van Winkl
Every county in the state was rel
resented in the audience. Emotior
were deeply stirred and but ill suj
pressed when the profligate Rip wi
driven from home. A very distir
guished lonking old gentleman aros
in the center of the auditorium an
relieved the situation by crying i
a loud voice: "Don't go, Rip! Don
go!" Then the lachrvmal dan
burst, and evervbody wept. C
course we all know that men ai
hired at times to create these c
fects, but now and then such actior
are spontaneous.
In Bartley Campbellts day thei
came prethty near being a riot ov(
a lost baby in one of VIarry Miner
theaters. It was a si age ba by-a b
of real property, however-and il
mother was almost crazed whe
some bandits kidnaped it. The Box
ery audience were wrought up i
the highest pitch of melodramat
interest. An attenuated westerne
over six feet high, unable longer t
stand the strain, stood up an(
pointing to the wings, yelled wit
fearful' emphasis: "Thar's the brf
over in the corner! Give it back I
its mother an' let the play go on <
I'1l wreck the whole darn -ooncern
It took sevpral policemen and usi
era to restore him to reason ar
quiet the fury of the gallery gods.
A Doubtful Compliment.
A lergyman wts About to lbal
his church one evening when he e:
countered an old lady examining tl
carving on the font. Finding h
desirous of seeing the beauties 4
the church, he volunteered to sho
her over, and the flustered old lad
much gratified at this ubexpectf
offer of a personally conduqted tou
shyly accepted it. By a,d by,.th
came to a handsome tablet In t1
right of ths pulpit. "This;" e
plained the 4good man, "is a em
rial tablet erected to the memory
the late vicar."
"There now! Ain't it beautiful
exclaimed the admiring old lad
still flustered and anxious -to pleas
"And I'm sure , sir, I 'ope it wor
be long afore we see one erected
you on t'other side."~
The famous Field fatnily, Cyr
and his brothers and sisters, we
brought up to obey. The fath
was a clergyman with $800 a ye
for nine children, and frugality ai
right living were absolutely nect
eary. Once a useful rat trap w
missing. The father gave orde
that when it was found it should 1
brought directly to him. A fE
days afterward during service, wh<
the sermon was in full swing, the
was a clattering up the aisle.
was twq of the Field boys, carryii
the lost rat trap. They gravely s
it down before the pulpit. One
them said simply, "Father, hert
your rat trap." Then they turni
and went out.
How He Looked.
An old woman was being que
tionied 1y a lawyer as to how a tc
tator had looked when lie made a r
mark to her about some relatives.
"How can I remember? lb
been dead two years," she answer,
"Is your memory so poor that yi
can't remember two v'ears b~ack
hn oerniel
T'ie old wonan was silent, and the
id Imr ase."Did hie look any~'tiing
like mee?" ,-t
"v eeI)m1 to Ine .lie lid have the
um'n Sort of vvacat look.," re-pond- th1
r d flep th ie. ' i
Lt... had no further ques- t'
I tionl' lo ask lier.
Why He Would Be Absent. ha
A suburban train was slowly no
-orkin" its wav thr-ough. one of the at
blizzar ds of a Iebit win lter. Final
e ly it cae to ia dead stp. and all
efforts to start, it again were fitile. sai
I In the wee smll h1oupr1 of the fri
e moriing a weary cunmuter, numb al
from tihe cold and the eramlped p0
AitiOll iII which he had tried to sleep,
a crawled out of the train anld floun,. da,
dered through the heavy snowdrifts chi
- io the nearest telegraph station. p.
This is the message lie handed to
3 the operator:
I "Will iot be at office today. Not at
S home yesterday yet."-Everybody's a
- Magazine. for
Markets doem the Natural Abode of
Strong Language.
The unpolished phraseology, nn
tive though not peculiarl to this
quarter of Londoh, has given rise bo
j; to the proverbial use of the nameic
Billingfsgate. "One may term this )ui
e the Esculine gate of London," says
r old Fuller. "1lere one IIay hear
linguas jurgatrices." The seven
it teenth cenitury references to the lLs
"rhetorie" or obscene lagwiage of
n the market are friequent, and hence
foul language itself is called "bit
0 lingsgate." In "Vaniity Fair," too, ra
c Thackeray tells up how Mr. O borne s8t
cursed Billingsgate with an empha- to,
0 as worthy of the place.
1 It is curious how markets are the
h natural abode of strong language. bo
It Thus the French equivalent for Of
, "You are no better than a Billings- th4
or gate fish fag" is "Your compliments int
are like those of the Place Mau- 00
bert," the Place Maubert being not
A ed for its market.
In the good old days the Billings
gato porters seem to have thorough- en
y enjoyed themselves, for one Bang
ford, writing in 1715, says: "This
being to my mind another ancient tol
custom that hath been omitted* of
e late years. It seems that in former M,
'r times the porters that plied at Bil- ha
f lingsgate used civilly to entreat and
W desire every man that passed that
Y, way to salute a post that stood there
in a vacant place. If he refused to
r, do this, they forthwith laid hold of JU
Y him and by main force bumped him
1 against the post. But if he quietly TL
K_ submitted to kiss the same and paid
down sixpence they gave him a At
name and chose some one of the
gang for his godfather. I believe
this was done in memory of some U1
Y, ,old image that formerly stood there,
e. perhaps Belus or Belin." W
!t The Qriginal porters of Billings
1: gate belonged to one of the oldestC
labor guilds in the country, the Fel
lowship of Porters, and at one time
the carrying work both at Billings- j1
as gate and from the wharfs to the
re warehouses of 'the city within a cer
er tain radius was entirely performed I
ar by them.-London Globe.
8- Splendid Isolation.
uS A number of military men in a
rs Washington hotel were once giving T
ae an account of an incident of the
W civil war. A quiet man who stood in
bi by at last said:
re "Gentlemen, I happened to be
It there and might be able to refresh
ig your memory as to what took place
et in reference to the event just nar
3f rated."
'5 The hotel keeper said to him:
d "Sir, what might have been youri A
rank ?"
"I was a private." A'
Next day tihe quiet man as he
5- was about to depart asked for his
s- bill.
e- "Not a cent, sir; not a cent," an
sweed he ropietr."You areW
'stevery first private I ever met."
i"You have no sense of hutmor," he
o' comnplainied. "You can't take a joke."
"I took one wheni I got y'ou," she bilt
ter'ly repled.-Chilengo Rlecord-H~erald.
At this writing heath in this local
is good.
Farmers are making good use of
Uo beautiful aiinshiny days,
mugb crops aro very sorry for this
ne of year, especially cotton.
Your scribo wont to Easley one a
it week, and he'found colton to bq
t a bit better theio than it is hore -
the foot of the mountains.
Rev. J. Columbus Parrott, of Ver.
lies, is on a visit to ralatives and
aods in this section. Colum. is
rays a welcome visitor.
We have a very flourishing Sun
y school at the Antioch Baptist
irch. We have 50 scholars. R .
Prince is superintonden'..
3ur good, kind and efficient P. M.
Hazel has renewed her bond
i will continue to serve the public
the next four years.
Pickens, R. D, 4. .
Elarvest about over.
Health not very excllent-but no
ly hurt.
Sanuel Edens, of Easlay, was in
e section Friday.
It. E. Chastain is on the sick-list.
W. E. Edens, Jr., is enjoying the
:ury of a new rubber-tire buggy.
'he farwers are muving right
ug bossing Geen, considering the
ufall, together with hail in this
tion, but not much damage done
crops so far.
Plums are getting ripe, and the
rs and girls are enjoying the time
their lives. But please .don't tell
3 county commissioners that this
uit is ripe up here, for. they might
ne to see us agd break their
Dke getting over gullies.
John Edens killed a large pilot
%ke a few days ago.
M. N. Simmons now owns a fine
> buggy.
D. W. Roper, Jae. Edens and
krion Roper killed three chicked.
vks last week. Shoo Fly.
Busy Day at White House.
et send word to Ohio, Loeb, to
whoop it up for Taft,
en get an artist and a horse, and
have me photographed;
nounce that any army man who
can't jump twelve feet nine,
>on this horse may never more be
officer of mine.
rite Burroughs that his article on
cowslips is mistaken
Iwa never alip--then get my gun
and have my picture taken.
st cable old King Edwai-d, Loeb,
to take no steps until
get a little time to draft a brand
new Irish bill.
Ivise the Kaiser that the plans he's
trying to get through
keep hisa people satisfied and hap
py will not do.
form the Czar that he's in bad---his
government is tainted;
rite Chapter Six of "! and Me," then.
get my portrait painted.
at tip off the Mikado, Loeb, that
lie had bettor be
little careful, or the Chinks will
have him up a tree.
prise these senile scientists who
seek to isolate
ec cancer bug that they've not got
their theories on straight.
ho's at the door? Taft? Garfield?
No.; I can't see them to-day.
u say it's a photographer? Admit
him right awayl
---[N. Y. American.
~oley's Kidney Cure
akes kidneys and bladder right

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