potate curing house is as- J
l^^^ rLexington. At the mass J
Che^oourt house Monday
ES&t one-third of the necesPPT
* 5000 bushel
pAW.' aubscribed, the n. ajority
jBgpflheat taking stock.
. Bawe prasWed over
Swfc^fa*i* Sarre read an article I
gP*r ?? the. lower part of the I
WjTOJUf? what is -being done in I
and expressed the opin- I
Kip^ people of Lexington could I
P^if. they were to get behind I
In .the, right spirit I
B^eL' Hofftnan of Clemson col- I
BBIBB^^^^roduced and made an in- J
coming Rf tirt
. .^ I
jt * ?f- '&i^J*%t*%~? %*twwr J
the best prices for
B^^^^^^BIMiiSMBa^^V\:j' - \ -~ i^y'A
poavene Monday, !
^ ^k ^,ar^ I
The roster of f
jm^oe tried has not yet been I
^ ??***>?. ^ut |
oii' the/calendar for
mipse it will be impossible!
mmm *? the net of jurors for I
VLeaphart, M. P. Bodie,
Copley, Elmer C. Kneece,
t Long, Jacob'F. Lindler,
; Hoak, Harry C. Hendriv,
?$k VK? H. Derrick, M.
urtley, R. Wilbur Frick,
H. Frank Hendrix,
Drayton Crout, J.
ggfc'Jelt Son, S. Channon Kleck- J
||jiMi*> Taylor, Caleb E. Lewis, j
^^Dooley, Wilie T. Shumpert,
EWtaRfcodea, W. D. Huffstet-I
;Crorner, -John W. Der- 1
J. Frank Younginer,
Manardie A. Ricard, j
' . Ashworth, J.^ Lee Brooker, I
VV ' r j
ill be seen by reference to the'
king columns, the Lexington
apany announce that they ex<
. y- . .
begfa^the operation of their
|gant early next' week if the
ygj^jffillir1 continues. In the
mne the company is prepared
ntr ice to its customers.
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ftttABT OMITTED BY
ju: ,' MISTAKE
clerical error of some kind
for in the county supply
went through the legiswithout
the error being deHowever,
salary will be paid from the
fund and the county will
I the services of so valuable an
fcVwi + m m *
i RECORD at edgefield
ryr'.' , ?
LC. Callison. solicitor of the
t circuit, returned last week
urefield, where he attended
lehsions court- Col. Callison
Bis second term since taking
Ide a remarkable record by
? conviction in every case
friends are delighted that
Biting himself so well.
MiXUriK t>L I ft'lUl LiUiin, uiaiuo"1-"! w .??
A basket picnic dinner will be served
on the srround. The public is cordially
invited to attend.
-< **M -->:v > . ? v;*.,
>.4 ' A~ " <. .
: ' ^ '
Of A^tgust and September when prices
are high, and to cure the balance of
the Crop to >put on ^the market during
f. It was decided at the meeting to
build a 5,000-bushel potato curing
house, and to sell about $4,000 worth
of-stock in $10 shares. The chairman
called for subscriptions and raised
about $1,200 from those pre^nt in
short order, the following taking
.stock: George Price 10 shares, G. B.
Wingard & Son two shares, C. E.
Taylor three "shares, L. A. Lown one
share, S. J.- Miller one share, D. E.
Efird five shares, T. W. Reeder two
fshares, J. A. Ballentine one share,
J. Ed,-Kaiser one share, A? L. Lown
one share, W. T. Craps one share,
yr. S. Sanders one share, John
Schneider one sha^e, W. P. Warner
two shares, F. C. Craps one share,
J. H. Price one share, J. A. Barre
five shares, J. H. Haithcoek one
share, John T. Sox five shares, B. H.
* "r^* XTonra
'Barre five shares, Tne jjispau;*! *11 C?lfQ
two shares, John Henry Snelgrove
two shares, Ja3. W. Shealy two
shares, C. M. Efird 5i) shares. Karl
F. Oswald 10 shares.
The following committee. was ap>
pointed to .solicit stock and report
to the. next meeting: B. . H. Barre,
chairman; UCorge Price, G. B. Win!
gard, John T. Sox, and F/ed C.
. ? . ? <-i
The next meeting will be held in
Me court house Saturday afternoon,
ia at 4 o'clock. It is thought
r?~i r- .
rC - \ - i V
f that the full amount of stock will be
"Jaken by that time,' and every one
interested is uregd to attend, so that
f-tfie. organiaztion c^n be completed
'and work started.
t% .AT DARLINGTOW.
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Darlington, March 12.?The pro*grarn
for-the Dairymen's Convention
.which Uwiil -be held at Darlington,
march .29 and ?0 in connection with
the South Carolina Dairy and Cattle
Show has been arranged'and will be
of inteerst to cattle men and farmers.
Tuesday, March 29th,, the Convention,
will be called to order at 12 o'clock
by R. M. Cooper, President S.
C. Dairymen's Association. Address, of
welcome by President of the Darlingtor)
Chamber of Commerce; "The aims
and objects of the Dairymen's Association"
by President R. M. Cooper;
"Breeding . and developing Jersey
Cattle by Capt R. C. Vance, Fredericksburg,
Va., representative of the
i * ,v. ' v
American Jersey Cattle Club;- ''Plans
%nd policies adopted by the best Holstein
breeders" by a representative of
the Holstein-Fresian - Association;
"Developing t>ur Guernseys ,in South
Carolina." W. W. Fltzpatridk, southern
representative of the American
Guernsey Cattle Club.
The judging of the Jersey, Holstein,
Guernsey and Ayshire cattle on exhibition
will take place at 2 p. ni. & the
The visiting dairymen will be the
guests of the Darlington Chamber of
Commerce at a banquet at the McFall
Hotel, addresses will be made by Dr.
W. W. Long, of Clemspn College,
Dr. Sykes, President of Coker College
and George Stallings of Georgia.
The Rochester baseball club will
l>lay a game with an all star team at
the new ball park at 3:30 p. m.
March 30th ,the convention will
meet at 10:30 a. m. and will be addressed
by Roy C. Petts, of the bureau
of markets U. S. Dept. of Agriculture
OTAnhfTneton. subiect: "How milk pro
ducers marketing Associations operate."
"Breeding of purebred Dairy cattle"
will be the subject of B. H. Rawl of
the U. S. Dept. of Agriculture.
"Feeding" a general round table
discussion led by Thomas W. Moseley,
Ware Shoals, S. C. and Henry D.
.Jordan of Ridge Springs, S. C. The
Election of officers for the coming year
and a general business session will be
held in.the afternoon.
The exhibition hall will be open
each day from 9 a. m. to 10 p. m.
There will *be an all-day school,
entertainment at Macedonia school
Saturday, April 2. the exercises con?
' ' ' rlio 1 Afyn^o off*
! S. J. LEAPHART TO BE
l U. S. MARSHAL
* ' !
I' *?? M?/ \X/:jj An
L-eXinglUIl IT*yw asm ui mi
Probability Be Named for
t " V
Sam J. Leaphart, manager of the
Lexington Cotton aad Fertilize!* Company
and former editor of The Dis- j
" patch-News, is apparently slated for j
the job of United States Marshal for
the eastern district of South Carolina,
under the new administration. This j
is generally regarded as one of the
best federal jobs and Mr. Leaphart'sj
*Y1 n r\i* -f 1-1 (J ill T ovinlvMn 1Ofr'A l-r? 1
of political affiliations, would be gl^d
to see him secure a position for which 1
he is well qualified.
Mr. Leajyhart is a graduate of the!
University and since returning from
college he has been identified \vith the '
best interests of Lexington. He
seryed three terms as postmaster of
H^s v :K^HB
Lexington very acceptably to the
patrons of the p^e. Upon his retire1n'>nt
frornTthre^ pifice, he founded'
The News (afterwards consolidated
with The Dispatch). When the. paper
; was sold to the present owners, Mr.
Leaphart became identified with the
Lexington Cotton and Fertilizer Company,
of which he is now manager. He
is also a director of the Home
National Bank and a member of the
Church Council of St. Stephen's Lutheran
church. 1 /
The Columbia Record in a recent
issue has the following to say in regard
to the matter:
"S. J. Leaphart, of Lexington, graduated
the university and well known
in Columbia, is being urged by many
citizens of Richland and Lexington
counties for appointment as United
States marshal for the Eastern district
of South Carolina under the Re7
publican administration, and it is
thought' likely that Mr. Leaphart will
receive the appointment.
"Mr. Leaphart has been in Wash1Tie-ton
rerentlv and has conferred
with President Harding, Chairman
Hays and others, and he has the endorsement
also of J. W. Tolbert, who,
it is said, will be in charge of the
patronage for this state. It is understood
there are no other candidates
for the office and that Mr. Leaphart
will probably be appointed."
BOX HEUR CLUB.
The Bon Heur Club will meet Friday
afternoon at 4 o'clock with Mrs.
E. G. Dreher and Miss Ethel Dreher.
TO THE FARMERS OF S<
It is generally agreed t
cotton this year would net
12,000,000-bale crop., The
more. Why should the fa:
000,000 bales of cotton to
feedstuffs could be raised
South Carolina impor
food and feedstuffs from 1
Carolina's cotton crop last}
a pound would net the sta
ftOO. Tn other words our cc
to pay for the food and fee(
ting from the West but wh
There is no use of rai
there is already enough or
for a year and a half. Let
[ and keep the $111,000,000
'J them at home this year.
SOUTH CAROLINA C
BEGINS ON 28TH
Teacher-Training Activity of
c Lexington High School
? W T 1 J
The normal class of the Lexington
high school will begin work for the
spring terpi, Monday, March 28th.
All teachers who * wish to prepare
themselves better for their work, and
those who expect to teach and would
like to have some special training before
hand are urged to attend. The
program of studies will depend largely'
on the needs of the teachers in attendance.
Attention will be* given to review of
I common school branches, principles
i and method^ of teaching, and to ob- |
servation arid practice teaching. ;
The term will probably be twelve
weeks. All who can possibly do so
should' atetnd for the full time, but
| those who can not may arid shorild
! come for as long a time as possible.
[ ST. STEPHEN'S EVANGELICAL
' ? r* ^4. 11. A A
uivine services on ouuuajrs m. ix.uv
a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Divine services on Wednesdays at
S:00 p- m. s
Sunday school at 10:00 a. m.
The morning theme on Sunday,
March the 20th, is: "We livj> for
What?" The evening theme will be:
"^Contiriuing in- The Race of Life."
/There will be services ea^h evening
Holy Week except Saturday. These
/Services.will be at S:uo o'ciock. me
theme on Monday, March the 21st,
will be: "Christ's Victory Is Recogj
nized." -The theme on >t.he 22d wilt
be: "Pilate's Question-And Christ's
Answer." The theme on the 23d will
be:' "Christ Thirsts. The members of
the Catechetical Clasp who are to be
r'eceftred as communicant-, members,
will be confirmed at the morning 3er\
on Palm Sunday, March the 20th.
To all of these services the public is
very eordiaily Invited.
ARTHUR B. OBENSCHA1N.
St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran
There will be divine services on
Sunday, March the 20th, at 3:00* p.
m. The Rev. Arthur B. Obenschain
will preach. The theme will be:
"The Triumphal Entry of Christ into
NEGRO WOMAN KILLED
BY OWN HUSBAND
Henry Norris, about 40 years of
age, who lived on Mr. John M. Drafts'
place, about three miles north of
T ?in "in i 1 IVfnn
jut? a1u? lu11, v> <3.0 1uu5vu j?.
day by Sheriff Roof, charged with
killing * his wife. Lizie Norris, who
was shot to death with a doublebarreled
gun. . The verdict of the
coroner's, jury was that "LizieJNorris
came to her death by a gunshot
wound at the hands of Henry Norris.
Norris claims the shooting was an
TAXES TO BE LOWER
BY 2 1-2 MILLS.
The Dispatch-News was slightly in
error last week as to the tax levy. It
turns out that it was found necessary
to retain the two mill road levy,
?tyiol-o tvlp ipw fust 2 1-2
WHICH nut ""*?v ? .
mills lower than last year.
XJTH CAROLINA: I
hat a 6,000,000-bale crop of
the South just as much as a
: chances are it would net us
rmers of the South raise 6,give
away when food and
on that land?
ted $111,000,000 worth of
;he West last year. South
fear if sold on a basis of 10c
Xe approximately $75,000,)tton
does not net us enough
..rV>inli urn n?n imnnv
asiuus wmtii VYC arc mipuiich
we could really raise at
sing cotton this year when
i hand to supply the world
;'s raise food and feedstuffs
that we spent last year for
: NEAR EAST RELIEF
Urgent Need of Relief for
Starving People of Armenia?Gen.
Columbia, March 14.?The South
Carolina headquarters of the Near
East Relief yesterday made public
a Lenten sacrifice appeal made by
Major General Leonard Wood for
funds to save the Armenians from annihilation
by starvation and disease.
"I feel that however many and however
worthy the other'appeals which
are being made to the great heart of
America these days may be," said the
General "this cry from the little children
cannot remain unanswered."
It is annpunced that a "Lenten Sacrifice
Appeal Committee has been
formed with Major General Wood as
chairman .and Cleveland H. Dodge as
Treasurer to put before the American
people the desperate need of the
Christian populations of the Near
East who have suffered and are still
[ suffering the horrors of war. Among
I the other members of the committee'
are Former President W. H. Taft,
Bishop-elect Wm. T. Manning, of New
York, Samuel Gompers, Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Catt, Dr. Henry Van Dyke
and Secretary of Treasury Mellon.
General Wood has issued the following
appeal: "As chairman of the
special committee of representative,
men and womeh of the country
charged with placing before the American
people the desperate need of
two and a half million Armenians,
I the remnant of the oldest Christian
nation, whose sufferings through six-,
teen centuries seem to have brought
them no nearer peace, liberty or security,
I beg your personal co-operaI
tion nnri inflnonoA to forward a Len
ten Sacrifice offering to enable the
Near East Relief to go on wjth its
work of mercy.
"Over one hundred thousand little
children who have been kept alive
by American generosity for the past
three years are absolutely dependent
upon the support which Ajnerica
gives them through the Near East
"I feel that however many and
however worthy the other appeals
which are being made to the great
heart of America thgse days may be,
this cry from the little children of
the land where Christ give his life
for mankind cannot remain unanswered."
Check should be made payable to
the Near East Relief and sent to
211 Liberty National Bank Building,
Columbia, Si C.
PEL ION SCHOOL TO GIVE
PLAY OX MARCH 10
On Sturday night, March 19th,
there will be a play given at the
Pelion school house. The play is entitled
"Diamonds and Hearts," and
the cast of characters is as follows:
Bernice Halstead?Lillian Crout.
Amy Halstead?Notie O'Dannielle.
Ines O ay?Ruth Gunter.
Mrs. Halstead?Ewie Argoe.
Hannah Barnes?Lilla Bish.
Dr. Burton?Gordon Fort.
Abraham Barnes?Frank Dunbar.
Dwight Bradley?George Gunter.
Sheriff?Edison Gunter. > .
An added atraction to the programme
is an address to be delivered
j by one of the promising young law
! students of the University of South
Carolina. A small admittance fee
will be charged for the benefit of the
school. Doors will be open at seven
thirty o'clock, P. M.
DEATH OF MR. MONTS.
Mr. Brooks B. Monts, a well known
and highly respected farmer living
on Route 1, Lexington, died several
weeks ago and was buried at the
home burying ground, the services
being conducted by R?v. J. A. Cro-1
mer, in the presence of a large circle
of friends. Mr. Monts, who was 46
years, 4 months and 29 days when
he died, leaves a wife and five children.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran
church and was highly respected.
The family desires to express
its thanks to the generous friends
who aided them in their distress.
SPENT FOR FOOD
South Carolina Sent Over Hundred
Million to West Last
Columbia, March 14.?South Carolinians
imported $111,000,000 worth
of food and feedstuffs from the West *
last year, according to figures compiled
by the committee on banking, <
legislation and warehousing of the
South Carolina Division of the Amr
erican Cotton Association. The importation
of this enormous amount of
foodstuffs into the state was made
necessary by the eagerness of the
farmers to raise cotton, many of them
pianxing .seventeen acres xo xne piow.
In a statement issued yesterday the
association declared that there was
no reason for the farmers of the State \
to be panic-stricken over the fact
that the price which cotton is nowbringing
forbids them planting over
a half crop of it next year. It is declared
that a study of the figures collected
by the committee on banking,
legislation and warehouses of the association
ought to convince them that
diversification of csops in South will
, According to the committee statement
that importation of food and
feedstuffs into South Carolina from
the West last year as follows: Corn
$15,000,000; Mixed feeds $13,000,000;
Hay $1-2,000,000; Oats, $10,000,000; ' f
Flour, $20,000,000;Beef, $15,000,000
Bacon, $20,000,000?;, Eggs and butter,
$3,000,000; Canned goods, $13,000,000
making a grand total of $111,000,000.
"These figures," says the association
"are purchases, from this state
only and every item must be paid
fnr in r*ish before the foods are de
livered together with the freight. This
amount could b% spent at home if the
farmers of South Carolina would get
their mirids off of -cotton for a /few
SIX MILLION'S '
' - . .>
Federal Aid May Be Had in Building
Special to The State.
Washington, March 14.?Approx
lmateiy ^D2a,uuu,i;uu is huh miuhu cv
be available for road and bridge construction
and maintenance during the ,
year 1&21,' according to information
sent to the bureau of public roads,
United States department of agricul|
ture ,by the several state highway de- >
j partments. Should pending legislation
be passed by congress arid additional
appropriations be made for
federal aid, this sum would be increased
by the amount of the federal
The approximate amoupts avail- '
able to each of the states from local
I state and federal sourcfes for road
i and bridge expenditure are: Alabama.
' $l\000,000; Arizona, $8,000,000; Ar- ,
? ~ aaa + 1. oo/*
j kansas, $iz,uuu,vuv; tamorma, $?u,*000,000
Colorado, $7,000,000; Connec- r
ticut, $8,000,000; Delaware, $3,500.- .
000; Florida, $7,725,000; Georgia,
$10,000,000; Idaho, $4,500,000; Illi- - ' ,
nois, $20,000,000; Indiana, $9,500,000;
Iowa, $37,000,000; Kansas, $20,000,000;
Kentucky, $8,000,000; Louisiana,
$6,000,000; Maine, $7,500,000;
Maryland, $4,800,000; Massachusetts,
$8,000,0(10; Michigan. $20,000,000;
Minnesota, $20,000,000; Mississippi,
$11,000,000;. Missouri. $15,000,000;
Montana. $8,500,000; Nebraska, $6,
000,000; Nevada, $3,500,000; New
Hampshire, $2,500,000; New Jersey, - N '
$16,000,000; New Mexico, $4,000,000;
New York, $55,000,000; North
Carolina, $6,500,000; North Dakota,
$7,000,000; Ohio, $35,000,000; Oklahoma,
$8,000,000; Oregon, $10,000,000;
Rhode Island, $:,700.000; South Carolina,
$6,000,000; South Dakota, $7,- f.-, &
000,000; Tennessee, $10,275,000; Tex- V > ''
as, $60,000,000; Utah, $6,000,000; Ver- 'S:
V:. K ?
mont. $2,000,000; Virginia. $10,000,000;
"Washington, $14,000,000; West
Virginia, $8,000,000: Wisconsin. $19,500,000;
Wyoming, $3.000 000. / %
PLAY AT LONG BRANCH. ^
A play, "The Turn of the Tide,"
will he given by the pupils of I*ong .
Branch school Saturday night, March
19, at the school house. Refreshments
will be served during the evening.
Tho public is invited.
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