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Contracts for advert not subject to cancellation after insertion. v Communications?We are a! glad to publish news letters or i pertaining to matters of public i est. We require the name ant dress of the writer in every No article which is defamator offensively personal can find pla our columns at any price, and w not responsible for the opinion pressed in any comuiuaicauuu. Thursday, March 18, 1 When the war is over anc cases of Harry Thaw and Leo F have been disposed of. we ,\v< what the yellows will have fo headlines. TJhe statements of the cou banks in this issue show deposi more than $640,000.00. It is suring to know that there is ; good deal, of money in the co and while conditions are far normal, there is no real need tc '"down and out." Not yet. If the Democratic administr can live through the many ( that it has encountered, the p should certainly feel that the f eminent is in safe bauds. The that it has already success ' ' emerged from some of the epoch-making perioris is quite suring to the people. \ If the men behind the chauta for Bamberg in April will secur cooperation of the people of th? it should be a good thing foi \ town. Bamberg needs some boos and this would seem to afford a occasion foT it. By properly a tising and pushing the "bo week" it will bring a large crov the city. The Bamberg. Ehrhardt and terboro railroad has already pr to be a great convenience to the pie. During court weeks the handled passengers from Ehrt and intervening points to Bani and while the accomodations ofl were perhaps not quite up to standard roads, it was found t quite superior to riding througl] country. When you have a cash dolia spend, spend it in Bamberg. W need the money. The South is t hardest hit part of the country now. and it is not fair to send cash to Northern or Western c The local merchants are the on< whom our people look when ^ need credit, and they are cert. entitled to all the cash that is s] even' if an article costs a few r more. Pointed Paragraphs. I There is no rainbow that looV beautiful as the gold mine stock There is always room 011 tor the big apple when it comes to barrels. Success is always due more tc abilityto stand the bumps than thing else. As a rule, the self-appointed sor of other people's morals h busy time of it. There is a suspicion that mo the pleased expressions at a clas concert are forced. Art committees often make mistake of hanging the picturi stead of the painter. When a man sneers it is sa: assume that he is a few noi short of making good. In reaching its destination ch generally has to travel by the pvnpnsive of all vehicles. No specimen of humanity is s plorahle as the reformed fellowhas again gone to the bad. Champ Clark says he won't candidate in 1916. and lots of i people agree with him.?The ville Times. IV I I'MNZ KITKL WILL IL\II> AGAIN ??Captain of German Cruiser Declare He lias Hail Luck. The j >t. in | Capt. .Max Thierieliens. command Hani- ! er 01 tlie German converted Cruise tiling I'rmz Kiiel Friedrich, inerciiant raid \' evicock er tor '?'e fatherland in tiie Ailanti ;rs. a I al,d 1'aciiic oceans and destroyer o in by j an American ship, tefls of the sliip' terial adventures. vhole , ... ivest- J lle connuander was asked it hi raid of the seas was over. "Fest weil l..><?. er." he exciaiined in German, mean cable iu? as lle exI^ainetl- "we haven't gi\ en it up by a long way." The ol inch ficer emphasized ins statement wit llser" a slam of his fist on the coffee tabl 1 adhv and continued: cents "We had luck and we shall liav and more, 1 hope." lecial -^s you know," Connuander Tliie ' richens continued, "wp cruised fn e. ?i.\ " ates. days without seeing a thing off Chilt reso- Our coal was almost gone. We wer really in a bad way. Then one da r ad- %ve a sailing ship. A squa ising went aboard and demanded that sh first show her colors. She admitted tha ? she was the French ship Jean, ways those Plenty of Coal. nter- "When we read the signal wig 1 ad- wagged back by our boarding crei case. .. , ,v or it was as it a roast pigeon were t ce in Ay into the mouth of a starving mar e are Trench ship Jean,' came the nies s ex~ sage, 'loaded with best Cardiff coal.' ____ "There was a heavy sea runnin and we didn't dare come alongsidt * So 1 gave orders that we sail her t the nearest place?I found an idea | tlie place called Easter Island on an ai ran" las. Our crew took her, but later indei offered tiie French a chance to sai r big tiiejr own s)jjp un(jer our orders wit pay and they accepted. ntv's "But this was too slow, so we too ts of ^er in tow- ^'hen we were under reas- wa-v asain we sighted the Englis ret a 1)0at Ki'dalton and took, after he untv, Wlt" our tow llne Jerking along be from hind. We soon finished her an , feei then proceeded till we reached Easte Island with our prize. We landed am when we found there was no particu ation jar danger we rested and quietl; "rises coa]ed. it was like feeding a hun eople grV man." gov- -phe captain explained that befor Ja(,t he landed the crews of the Jean am ifully tjle Kiidalton he ascertained that a; most Englishman's yacht was in the harbo reas- ant, tj,at word could easily be takei for their relief, uqua -^'ext to coal the greatest need th tlie Eitel felt in her long journey, th cjtv commander said, was water. Becaus the of water shortage, he said, th Eitel anchored in the rain belt nea good pernambuco, and spread all sail? dver. not perpendicularly, but flat?am oster waited. and for forty-eight hours th< rd to rains descended and the tanks wen filled. "We were out of the track o Wal- liners," said the captain, "and couh 'oved hardly believe it when we saw th< peo- French steamship Floride appearing.' road Here commander Thierichens paus lardt ed to give word of praise for th< berg, Fioride's captain, iered "There is a real gentleman," h< the said, referring to Capt. .Moission. "A 0 be first his patriotism made it hard foi 1 the him to compose himself on our boat but later when he had accepted th< situation he bore his position Iik< ir to a true gentleman." e The commander's glance fell on ? flip ' / few sprigs of wheat growing from ? just box in his cabin window, the Sight of Growing Wheat. ities. .... .. . , iou cant imagine what that lit *s to , t^ev tie growing green meant to us. h( linlv said- "Even in the cities you car * look into a florist's shop. But througl .' these months on the sea we yearnec *ents for it. So when we reached Eastei Island we filled baskets with earth All we had to plant were beans anc peas and we soon tound that the) :s as j were not growing. We were jus cer- about ready to give up our window gardens when there came a wheal ' for I ship. We planted some of it and yen fruiti see it is growing." | Easter Island was a bright page it ' the Eite! Friedrich's history and i ) the. strange little Christinas tree at th< an>**. captain's ell>ow. still bearing its golt and candles, was a relic, the officei said from last Christmas's celebra ceu" tion. as a Lying on the table were photo graphs which the captain displayed as his "farthest south" record. The) st ?* showed two great icebergs and a widt isical grey ice-field. "We went far south of the Horn.' the officer explained. "For it was aftei the battles on the coast and we wer< s *n" afraid of the straits. Then we wer< up in the tropics, shooting sharks." "Despite the changes of weathe fe t0 and the hazards of the cruiser." tin tches commander added as the interview closed, "we have not lost a single Iif< and the crew we have today is th< amj same to a man as that which lef most Tsing xau many months ago." "Pa. how do architects and build o de- ers nia^e so much money?" who "They make most of it. son. by in sisting on putting billiard rooms ii houses where nobody plays billiards.' be a ?Judge. other IM >mas- Penalty will be added after Apri first on town taxes unpaid.?adv. DAY <;j T!li: QIILL PKX. s When Writing Paper Was Poor n envelopes Were I'nknown. I- The constant mending required r quill pens must have proved a sev 1- trial in the days when no others w ( available, says the London Chronic i. Alexander 1.. of Russia, thouj s it necessary to employ a man wh solo duty consisted in cutting pe s lie was required to have a supply _ not. less than 100 ciuills alwi [. ready. This number was by no means cessive. iur .-MWaiiUfi nwuiu ur1, use the same pen twice. Even e writing of a signature spoiled a p in his opinion, for subsequent u e The quill cutter, who received a sa ry of 114 0 pounds a year, accompan >_ the czar on all his journeys, incl ? ing campaigns against Napoleon. ; Writing implements changed c e sidefably for the better during v Walter Gilbev's long spell of 1 j "Though quill pens are still in us e he remarks in his "Recollections lt Seventy Years." "I remember time when one seldom saw any ot1 kind. Steel pens in their early di r_ were expensive and ill made, and f K people used them. The paper 0 had seventy years ago may have hi , partly to blame. It had neither ._ substance nor the surface we t? as a matter of course nowadays, g "1 remember when envelopes ca ; into use, and wiiat a noon tney w 0 considered after the old system closing letters ttith wafers or w Before envelopes^ were invented 1 j ters were always written with 11 eye to the position of the wafer !j seal, a blank space being left to c respond with the space where t j. would be put on the outside, lest ' written portion should be torn (l opening."?New York Sun. An Introsjsection. ^ Every reader of a daily pa] r which pays some attention to its changes knows that frequently ge ] of editorial thought are discovei J in the pages of the weekly prt South Carolina can boast, a lai number of "country weeklies" wh 6 ' \ frequently present to their read editorial observations that may w 11 produce envv in the sanctums r some of uie dailies. n Presumably, the Moulton (A1 Advertiser is a weekly newspap 1 Whether it is or not. it has recen 6 I ! presented to'its readers in that St; 6 ! i an antithetical description of so j of the mistakes made by the peo ' i-of Alabama, which is worthy of 1 ~j notice of every Southern man. Wh I the eaitor of the Moulton paper e| fers to Alabama alone, a glance 0! his indictment of that State will sh that it applies with equal force South Carolina and to every otl Southern State. Here is the \\ "j Alabamians do, as this editor says We throw away water and b 'I whiskey. We raise rats and buy corn. We throw away ashes and b " j soap. ll "We raise hickory bark and b 1 j rope. We raise dogs and buy hogs. We raise wood and buy coal. ! We raise corn and buy bread. We raise ticks and buy beef. l| We raise weeds and buy vege I bles. We raise molasses and buy sug We raise cotton and buy clothe; We raise hookworms and flies ; kill people. II We raise cotton seed to kill c 11 hogs. | We raise San Jose scale, coo moth and bark louse to kill our fri j trees and buy fruit. 'j We raise blackberries but are t '; lazy to pick them, tj We build school houses but'! send our children abroad to scho U We send our boy out to bunt wi 11 a gun .and a $2f> dog after 1 ) cent game, and they cry hard tint 1 j Do you understand. *1 Of course we understand. But 1 will go on doing these very sai 1 foolish things until our people lea p better how to conserve the rea - wonderful resources of this favor region, and how to diversify t products we bring forth. We do r 1 know when this lessen will be leai * ed, but the war in Europe has opt - ed some eyes to the short-sight policy that Southern farmers ha 'I tippn nnrsuine. It can only be hop r that the lesson will be thorougl 5 learned.?Spartanburg Journal. The Cook Supreme. r "A cook has one advantage o; * everybody else in the house." v "What is it?" 3 "They may all want bread beft 3 she'll knead it."?Raltimore Ame 1 can. A Joke in Season. "One swallow doesn't make a su " mer," quoted the Wise Guy. 1 "Xo, but one grasshopper can ma a spring." giggled the Simple Mug. Philadelphia Record. 1 Penalty will be added after Ap first on town taxes unpaid.?adv. till) ART TUKASIKKS IX IilVKIl. Hid IJcI^ians, It is Said, I'ut Masterpiece in Waterproof Containers. by There have been many reports ere since the Germans invaded Belgium ere regarding the places to which the :de. country's priceless art treasures were iht taken for safety, ose According to a statement made tons. day by a person who enjoyed the of confidences of Belgian officials, a ays number of masterpieces formerly in Antwerp were sunk in the rivetex Scheldt in waterproof containers bever fore the city was taken by the Gerthe mans. This informant said it was en. rumored that Ruben's "Descent From ise. r.he Cross," one of the most celebratila ed masterpieces, was at the bottom ied of the Scheldt. / ud- Germans, it is asserted, were billeted in some of the art galleries, on- It had been believed that many bit' famous paintings were Drougni iu ife. England for safekeeping. e." of German Secret Service. the her For many years past Germany has ays been spending on her secret service ew between $3,000,000 and $4,000,000 we annually, that is to say, about five 3en times as much as France and from the 12 to 15 times as much as Great ike Britain. The purpose to which these funds are mainly devoted is the esme tablishment and maintenance of ere spies at fixed posts in potentially hosof tile countries, says a writer in the ax. Atlantic. In France, where this let- smothered warfare has been waged an most persistently, it can best be or studied. The principal agents are or- rarely Germans. They are as a rule his Swiss, Belgians and Alsatians, wun the a sprinkling of corrupt Frenchmen, in If they are Germans, then they hasten to take out naturalization papers and to make themselves conspicuous by protestations of loyalty to the land of their adoption. But in all !)er cases they are instructed to disguise ex" their operations under forms of ornis dinary business. They follow their recl calling just like everybody else in ;ss- the locality. They attract no notice, rge either by having too much money or too little. Their businesses are ers soundly established and are in keepe'^ ing with requirements of the neignof borhood. The expenses of starting them are borne out of the secret sera*1 vice funds, and from the same source er- the deficits, if any, in the annual 1" - - balance sheet, are made gooa. me ate man in charge identifies himself with me the life around him, sits on comple mittees, makes as many friends as he possible, subscribes generously to l'le local charities, and not infrequently re~ gets himself elected to some minor at office.?Chicago Record, ow t g ( t0 Penalty will be added after April ier first on town taxes unpaid.?adv. ay i: MASTER'S SALE. iuy By virtue of a decretal order directed to me out of the Court of ComlUV nion Pleas in the case of Enterprise Bank against J. G. Brabham and - A 1 1 -f*" .. Mo ctor for tuners, i, uxe uuuci^ucu .na^i^ uy Bamberg County, will on the 5th day of April, 1015, same being salesday in said month, between the legal hours of sale in front of the Court House Door at Bamberg, S. C., sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described property: ta_ All that certain tract or parcel of land with two story residence situate thereon, lying and being in the town ar. of Olar, County, of Bamberg, State 5> pf iresaid, containing and measuring , one acre more or less and bounded North by lot of O. J. C. Lain: East by lot of Joseph Gunnels: South by >ur Myrtle avenue and West by lot of J. W. Smith. Iin 11 *s ,urt'ler Provided in said order that the successful bidder or bidders shall immediately after the sale deposit with the Master the sum 00 of $.100.00. either in cash or a certified check asv earnest money, and should the bidder fail to comply with we this part of the order, that said bid ol. shall not be considered by the said Master, and the property shall be fl immediately resold on same day. Terms casii. l urcnaser 10 mi es- papers. H. C. FOLK. we Master for Bamberg Co. March 16th, 1915. me rn \OTICE OF SALE UNDER CHAT11.V TEL MORTGAGE. ed he By virtue of a certain note and 10t chattel mortgage executed to us by D. G. Richardson, dated the 23rd day "n" of November, 1914, the conditions of in- said note and mortgage being broken, ed we have seized and will on the 5th ve day of April, 1915, at 12 o'clock, noon, offer for sale to the highest e" bidder for cash at the South steps of ilv the Bamberg County Court House, the following property embraced in and covered by said mortgage, to wit: One four 70 Saw Liddell Ginnery rer system complete with feeders, cleaners. elevating, machinery, shafting, pulleys, belting &c. One double box revolving cotton ire press with condenser. ri_ One fifty horse power Liddell plain slide valve engine complete. One sixty horse power Ames Iron Works return tabular boiler complete. Also all the interest of the said D. G. Richardson in the lot of land and n,~ the gin house buildings therein in which the above chattels are eonike tained in the town of Denmark. S. C.. known as D. G. Richardson's ginnerv to satisfy said mortgage. Sale will be made in bulk. Terms cash. PLANTERS COTTON OIL CO.. ril 2t. Fielding Wallace. President. Bamberg. S. C., March 16, 1915. v' ? - -1 -Ad; d&lu,' BE SURE TO ATTEND THE Spring Millinery Opening AT A LaVerne Thomas & Co. ' Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday I March 17th, 18th and 19th | Wa flnn't . IT It 1/VI1 I 1 V : % Handle Everything BUT WE DO / . Handle flip mncf nn-tn 111U1U1V UAV IllVVi U|# IV date line of Stationery in Bamberg County. We now have in stock 100 KINDS of Boxed Paper, f from the cheapest grade to the best made, and at prices that will * make you rorgei the hard times. If you need anything in the Stationery line come here, we always carry the latest shapes and colors Herald Book Store h I':.