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PICKENS, S. C.:
Wednesday, February 1, 1905.
Col.'D. K. Norris Dead,
C1. ). K Norris died at 9 o'clock
Monday night in Baltimore where he
had gone to enter a hospital for treit
ment. He died before an optration
could be performed. Ho had been in
declining health for some time, al
though lie continued in active charge
of businOs intarosts.
Mr. Norris was born in St. Mait
thews 1%ri-h, Orangobiu rg County,
Novemuber 1, 1846. His father was a
plantuer, ind young Norris for tho
greater part Of the timo liv. d on the
pbuitatioi lintil 1887, when li! ru
m11ovkd to 1iekory Flat, which h is
si.top Ieeni his home. He was at.
tending school at P0. dleton when
tih civil war came on. Though a
mero boy lie entered upon active ser.
vice in the Confederato army, enlist
ing in the second regiment, South
Carolina artillery. He was engaged
in the defence of Charloston, and af
ter the evacuation of the city joined
Johnson's army in North Carolina
H was severely wounded at the bat
tio of Bennettsvillo.
In 1886 Mr. Norris took a prmi
neat. part in the farmers' movement,
and later becamo a ieading factor iii
1he Farmers' Alliance, Hie wasj 4
named by Thus. G. Clemson a life
trustee of Clemsoni Culego. I1 1890
he entered the race for Congress, but
was defeated by the narrow margin
of 23 votes. H has been several I
times a delegate to National Conven.
tions, and always took a prominent
stand in politics. -O was elcted
State Senator in 1894, sorving one
term. 'Ie served as president of tie
Counity Alliance six consuecuitive terls. a
Ii 1895 lie organize(l the Norris j
Cutton Mills at IsnqueenIDa, and1l since i
that time he has given all [is eAergi . t
to the builing z'p of thIiis iargo) and b
ziuce-ssful en'tterprise, of which lhe n
wasm president. Mrfz Norris was mar b
ried in 1877 to Miss D~essie Caldwell, r.
of Cokecsbury3, and tshe, with three g
dauightera, survive him. Tihe dau~
tors are hi isses Bessie, Vir i
Lillian Norris. Jza iumd
- His remains wg I
dle toln a intrred at Pen
Mill Man Can't Buy Cotton.
'"Spartanhurlig, Jan. 18..--COap t. (1
8. Coflin, president of th In.Eaoree
mill, said yes9terda~y to ai reporter
inut his agents could not buy a bale
of cot ton. W ~hile thero. was ani abun i
(dance0 of it piled on the farmsu, not a
beiln was for salo. His aigenits say
L1 a they might as well g -out of busi
Whlo was it that said, "Tho farm
ers 6:ni't sitick." We needl not go
fmrther to pros o the failzity of this
st atenment thani to draw the a.Iention
of all to t ho present 'tate of their
sticking~ qualities. WVhy, they are
no0w utickingi to thir determiniation
to hold their cotton for 10 cents
closer t han Aunt, Jemimia's plaster
tuck to old Bob'si back.
Ini anl interview with a travelling
muan todav, u ho hats just ieturned -
from a thorough canvass or sceen
countions ini the l'iedmnont section of
this state, heu says thatt ho unever saw
meni so determinewd a the farmiers
are to hold their cotton for better ~
*prices, and ref using to buy fertilizers.
Th''iey are more determie1 t.han they
were when thei.y w~hipped out. the jute
*. bagging trust, and1( the farmor is the
b~est fortified he has ever' been. Tiheo
farmers have five times as much food
stift, mon~ey and er~oience in organ.
iz'-d efforts than they hiad when they
won the light ag'ainst the juite bagging
Tahlk about farmers net sticking,
why they havo simply stuck to their
traditional. principles of producing
the wealth of the world and allow
the non-producer to take it at his own
price longer. Yea, how much longer
the faco of the earth. Farmers, you
are stioking to somnething~ all the time.
Co~me foiward and stiek to the plan
oNmaking and maintaining prices for
yoeprorittets as you have dono in
~~ isotk f allowing the other crowd
~ ~ries yorwpproduct, and you have
t~qk~4 u1r oint.
The Kld~ lave Al Bought
iness, and i
Below are a few
Goods at these prices w
Shoes I have a large lot of the famous Brown St
e took the double gra-nd prize at the St. Loui
solurely all pure leather. Women Shoes from 85c up. M
Crockery and Jewelry. Large
y '6 $1.25. Hand]
35 Cents. Big Bargains in other kinds; I have a nice line
for one-half regular price.
Groceries. ctagon Soap, 4c a cake, 7 cakes for
Powders, 4c a box, 2 boxes for 7c.
cans, 35c, 3 gal. for $1.00- 3 poutd can, full weight, Tona
GREAT~ BAR LGA INS IN EVEI
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On any Phase or Subject of Farming or Farn
House Your Cotton. i c t**o
The Southern Cotton B]uyeis ttnumberofacros of cotton
ho plow. At* the same time
sociation wii it headquarters in rej t he nw. At the sam time
tlinti, is 8oniding out eicilars to -ndisthe number of plows ta be
e Me on their land. 1lave a forfeit
ts 11n0moe-h- III view ()f ther1jAA
atO fomuch ca t ton is beij in~ s'aid ngr'eemnit of onie balo III(.
ath prduer, tiso n1 cotton per aer'c abovon the4 nlumlbab
y tear that the cok uniiarily of acres aigreed upon. T1hen elect
pre~ry hos - 1 hould aoflicor~ in ahcunywhs
om the we andi~ prIot:ctedt duty it shall beO to measure orsr
er m~1O'i order to avoid ve eachi farm and1( make his ire
uam~ lage, especially whero port by Se~ta~lpih :1 4 all torf.,its
)wner's contemij,late holding foria to go to help pay said1 (flier for.
engthy period. It is often th( his services. If this agreement u~
ase that cottou exposed for any made it will do away with the fel
ength of ti me will bo damllage(1 to lows' whol( say that ''M~y neighbors
he extent of 5,0 to 200 po0undsl peri are reducing their acreage 25 per
)ftl- ('ent an id I wvil doublo mijno.'
The following is the C ciilar pi.Ag.s of rodu ction are worth less
onat out to the eotton buyers by3 wut-out a forfeit, because there are
Lho ofiieili.ini Atlhan La: always partib S w ho arei' ready a tl
Ona accountL of the lhargo ainiountL wa iting to try to get the baest of a
f eotton hold thrlouighiout the redutctlion ini Ierelag by (don,a
ount ry~ ando let (expl)setl to the their own atcrea~go, and ther;by rii
iveathor, thor., w ill be mia rketed liiing the whole)1 eet'.
~rom this for'ward ani unusua111 ly T1hirid. Let tenian to pay .500)
argo qulanlt.i ty of' 'iamtaged cotton -O pouds of~ cot ton and 25 busahol3 of
Weo beg to not ily you, therefore, corn Lto the plow. 'The 500( pounids
~hat we will make settlement for Ii f C'->tln unde41r tis systemi wil
lamaged cotton) shipped to uIs, up-) P8. th lind111lord moro thlian I ,000(
u we~ght of 'alme after we have unla-r the~ old syst''m, aind he wil
ovd, packed and put it in hatve 25 bushel of atcorIn besides the
nterchantahi o co)1 nO d (11ti o n. Wo imp hloemnt of hi nl.At
ould much rather not hauvo dam- mor nad' i: tilk les~ is miiy mo4t to.
ged cotton shipped to us at all. \V.1J. iake,
Ploaso impliress upon1 11 alolders8 tldgv J,(i
if cot Lon thle necessity of housing
iheir cotton from the wealthor ini Bears and Bulls,
rder to avoid heavy losses by lair Ila' -s'.lenaa a..
Latmageo. it is sn t hat 3. v'arit'fy is5 thle
-~ -- -- spIi'Ce of life nad I unppoeso it is. So
How to Regulate Cotton Acreage. w4 e have~ in th~n Iast. imuei (f The
E litor Constitution :The farm. 8.-ntun. Ial oir: al vadily inte
rs of the southI Canl becomle p1is dii' ea ln of ~4 thle cott on siati on,
ierous. peacable anid happy anad fir oni th ir st j)age of thle lust is. I
et ton cents for thoir cotton, if sue' we hlIave a1 rlarli~i haarl litic i~i
hey will first regulate their1 acre, ta' ling us that tis 1 isi aln 14 u.6 .
go to so nmany ncres to the plow, tin' niljority'. of peaople ''isten onily
ay ten or liftLoon ; this will save' toi 1.>ols." TPhat isa He- ad menlt
noe to two-thirds of tile labor r'e- on the( good p~ole (of p~cn.
tulred to cultivate thir'ty to forty countiy. I have no0 idea~ ~ who th
cros to the plow. The farmlor writer is as lie (or aho give 4
ill reOceivo m~ore0 money for the na me hut., Ic fe jnlst illed in Nayavgi
en or fifteen acre crop to the plUw t halt. theasse t~i on is nlot slutined E
than h10 will from theo thirty to by thle truth b. TIhe wrni' alIso
orty acre crop), Lthis will regulate claimin 1g to be a faror aind know...'.
he remainder of the farm and ing that the forer 'i8. aln assen.a
rnako it slf--supportmng; thiis wiill thla mltaet ing h14 ad (sd a 1r0li
1180 increas~e the value of his land t 'iio hol t lih- I' CM 14u 1111i til
ify por cen t. After one 01r two presaur of( el tre 1mendons415 hei'
rears' farming on this lmne, falrmiers I d had ran algroun i gil jl . s' h
vill not have to call onl tihe banks publ'1ic to ~l sh theirI .Oti t hion
o assist thern in holding their- mar'ket whliiloe other01 seet ionms areP
iatton, they will be able to (1o 80 gri.)vinig over the low prices Ai od
,llem~~ehve3. ~ Says t hat, cotton1 will liot ti a
Seoond. How can this be done? dl)O' - r7C4!I atI vauncen
th1amein falth adod next 10 three or four years. But t
irR of each coun~ty inl the3 cotton on the farmers' page of the same <
elL, let them all be represented date, wO halve also0 a commiumca
ither mn person or by agent, lot jtion which I hoartily endorse and
hom all sign a agreemnt tot to' o )mmend to the good judpment of
anmt or al-lvW to bei planitedI bu~t the farutiers of ficenus cainTty.
le in the Exclusive Hard
vill positively sell all my
ants, Overalls, Shoes,Croc
icy and Staple Groceries
>rices that will give you an idea of the bargains I am oflering.
II not last long:
ar Five Star Shoes that
s Exposition, that are ab
n's Shoes from 95c up. bolt to a cuStomer. T
and Pitchers, 85c, worth Per yard. Thousands
ccl UI)Satw Sauers or ~/~'*: ry Shirting, Bed Ticki
ed Cups and Sauicers for
>f Jewelry that I will sell
25c. Good Luck Baking N io1i
Peach Drip Syrup, I gal. take your choice at
evarios other articles t
toes at 8c.vaiuotearcls<
IY NE 1A 13E SURE AND C
TE - - IB
1r _ 9-fi as
Ifold our cotton if you C1n umtil IuI acr -age thi js ye--r as last,ain
the m11ak bet gets stleady. I knmw I will guaanIItee you six c.-,nts at
Lthit a great many of us need tlh i n1r1, so to speak. I know tha
nIonoy that our cotton Wonl bri in g very fi' ow is Mome Sort of a fool
but we can makl some Shift, put a mwilud,-d, but L
littlO corn onl the matdot or si n-, keep onaci -.. fool, about tL
otlieri, produce, ttiild if' nleell bi, -- *'1;nt will soon get a fellow t
th a t good n ig h bor nid a b e .-I srt s .f a f oo, a nd t hei
C I -V1.4ovement was tbey wiii Lek you ip. I ay thes
airted to benefit, tihe farmrs, and few, sh *rt , brief rema 1ks; in the it
now biother armerA let us st ick terest of and for the benefit of th
togethI, lt us show ourselves to farmers. I)oii'Lt abuse imie genth
he men-free men, Our fathers meni, hut i list-en to a follow wh
livfl( independunltly horo in our wishes you weli.' As usual Sai
beautifut cuity anid rIllised Io talks plini, but, there is good soli
cotton and so could we, but, wie! trut h i n whit ho says. A ten il
th it il 1 to o if best i ntert O i In A eto crop is wort,
plnl sm clln but let us3 plauit L iioro in acI tual dol lars to the farm'
it nod make theo miost out. of ii. thItt er., thani a t'ac(u1 million bale croj
we pos.ih1)3y can , h--t u ot Le The why~t ~I in the n ame of comimo
r'slsht n this matter. I t hitni use will th ft armers make a fi:
t hat, every manlt can0 stuo Li i owna te. il ion1 bale crop? Cut dow
erop--don't th ink we pa r icuitriy yonr ange farmers. and get 1
nteedi warehIoutses. I. had also to' 15 cents p'r pounct for your col
thtoughtt that we might harmon iz' toh t.ext ful inostead of five orsi
and work togetheri wit hout any se jcet t. .It will naake us all happ
cret orgomziat.i an, or with ut. pay- I and ( preioroW1uis.
mrnit of aniy fies or dues, but if it - -
shIouIld appear1 inter that a b)ater Adding Wealth to South Carolina.
organiza1tio i-lneedIambart Hon:. 13. .J. WVatson entered upo
andsou wih nmy e brtr fame i his dut iesi as comiss~8~in of imn
I am an obl my n andt1.! nair )0~ . migrati for South Carolina les
1o~ outn a ofi m bu in s a r-i Ill y than~ Ie ~ Uwm b Is ago. Since tha
but miy living has to comoiE lrin t1 ne)rigtohsfrs nu
my fmmtli I know nhouLt what. Ir aort, 150l immfigrants from foi
b~orit tkes o rase nd pr.par .U [:ave boen settled ii
bfr mat a bae otonii~ 11( o auth UnruhnaL anid 48 from othe;
for and, acoleoty I amo rely artts f th1e country, a total o
tO do all! t hat. I reasonab!.ly cant in21 hs rcmr ae ti
help the peopj'lr who~ raise cotton to ae[Ilimmedi, brougiiht more that
g.-t reaisiinable' pay for thir hard $l1(,00 itn cash to the satio, bul
!abour. .John TI. Lewis ltt. hae t ea Iy add'eJ.l to i ts wealtlh
..'* $20,000. Such a g rea t, et turn up.
No Use Kicking-. on the, iniv.eb.,ot in cla, brucan of~
Sam ,Jones, the Evanigelist,~ wh .1! ig o!(Ugtt ie cnr
by the way is a big p~ lnterF tin I ibral i-w s M. 0 tj:1b. onb
alpeak ing ot the cottLou i etnamin It ht o Irgish~ itre. Comim issziner
-ays$: ''Ph"re is no use int k:icking, -i; 0!hNahO th ish itil
Lgu!Ilthme, uless:4 yout hick your- toul ;nenit nittl tfliei. at worker for
.elves, 'Uho Southi (can $7t much( then praLtieaLI dI'vinlopm-1ut of theo
mo01 llo oney fr a teniii milhon bale1 state, andt he shaould b) cordially
%o ait imuch lests thlani she can ge ~joIt NM' 1! e ffrts't OX litd
or a tirteeni odill on balo cr'op. his wel(ttth-ereatIi. g OperatIlin.
No w, thke q u'st ion come u101lp, Mn acet urers' Iecord.
wht.'Il you do about. it. lhrother ...
armier?' I take lihe piosit ion, andi ont ea ~ttg tOaOt
tuldl my grioud, I that to pla y I Ie I~.C i irsge ioa tl
no!, and(1 thon CUSS mamui~ooy ceeog ((:wllothilo th5
bout yourt isforl.u nos is a igh ly 1t'lhinoa.
>oor binesst'~ . I heard mtanty it
outher'in mnan say last year', 'Na)o*' . .k.
acort' six land sevent cent;ts (7. tt on in ~ I~ S
Lo United States.' At least, t I~v ~ ~ ~ "/~ra
aid, fort many years Iitoilom, anad
ter'o we aie ili'red dlovn, ;aid |I.e
ot h's buts iess itntteeA almtos~t
>ayzdb the enlamily over. Focogcotbr~his
atktog us~ in less trian tweI~il unsvor~m:intk
'otatoes yon will soil thiem at 25
ents ah0. \~'~ von ou ritnic y ' CbryPczr
rio few potatoes you will get ait
'Lti)(0'l O i) aythi fo wea ythros, wak ,
trov aybuhfr nthm.c Iar's oneo " Pae c t vrs(aryoralm
ouse, quit playin~g the fol nd td IhII(Oe(.IISietitn rli,
hen raising santd with1 the balance oube. ',fraltra adlua
ftoworld bocas you pinlyed
ho f0ol. Let the sotht eut dIown) o
he cott-m erop one-third, ansd I f~ L t1 5
rill gnranto( yo'u I 2 to 16 'etts a
for oure~tog,1 u, i ~ Alwyst~o heea bottl I ofleoin
soy.Ai h avete docthrs Pl
1..0 .. .0 ..c. ya o
Come before it is too late.
1,ooo fards good sheeting, 39 inches wide, at 5c. 900 yards
good standard Checks, while it lasts at 4 1-4 cts.; only one
irkey Red and White Damask, 6o inches wide, going at 24c
f yards of Bleaching, White Goods, Ginghams, Madras, Hick
ng and Dress Goods to go at prices below New York cost.
e Shoulder Capes, will keep you warm these cold mornings,
40 cents. Othergracles at prices in proportlon. Umbrellas,
48c. Ladies Jackets and Skirts at less than factory cost and
)o numerous to mention. i
OME BEFORE IT IS Tr OO LAT
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"2x4" Politiciaiis Stand Back. Liberty Letter.
In enuel-Jouirnal of 25th inst.. ile ilu'riss Riggins was at
t undet. your ed.orial columu sowmrk in his well I11t Tek, it Is
hfy has som-ething to say abou , 1. i't A ( I. a tt) of dtrfell back
D' "Stribling" calling farmers to striking him on the head and
3 cone tget her', ote I wonder who giving him a severe hurt.
0 he is and what he wat.(s? I he litlo son of M. A. Boggs is
I Now so fIar as I can judge from qnile sick.
e the trend of hi3 article he is ju't Wo are glad to notice that Dr.
- the kind of man that is sometimos Shedon has sulliciontly recovered
found that will not work for ,ny from Iiis recent illness to le out
~ thing or ally lI')OrC N1 Libt hy aain.
0 can lead. Now tho farmert have C. il. Paurkis R w
11 11. time for any fool irhiws in our lanta to ta el anot
r rltdrts to get togetpher and as some phariacy, was tubot
l good lil are lik o 80111 00d hiMts arriv nt th h
they re pt inthe lad, sho l be l~ittl on the BM.rl A.BGanie
allgettoethr aI( fom ~ She ldoa d ni micnly reoveredt
2 ofan ora.Nwio they fameth avel~f .~ H. aris fPw lto og
theeffortgis to get togethher.adias ome p army was unonhaktn h
K Call the putan thelead, Isud Rh liahis wnithe 1Bever Granit
- caink comaf the arest followity of works arCern*omlto n
god calmere n farkes ofthily so egnbatigaan
-tsame yopleonas ou ma that te J.moynd Ramiarti isit
hel a nde tgeteach fohr. n tid idninorth un Caol7. *t ocl
2wfaeraizto hythn et cHn arris ofht Pbdlton orgau..th
- rCark t manoren to readnc ta 17h' mIt th ~~d1v~ chart rsm
Y canprfrec cm and to thergest lwn dot
th in, had plee toour nnthe to wr hemod of Rui ation.
.. rpars ooating in referon to we ca' dayn but sa ibythe
ouwny ha beorncg to four dsic. U thirew :i. j'
farmers' organizations and if it M. U. P. Wliiamsu Inn been con
was possible to improve on the, fined to his bed for' the past fe~v
f plans of any or all of thenm I days. WXe holpe for himi a speedy
would unite withI the strongest for recovery'.
we need etzength, not friction-.- 31r. TVhomns An'derson of Rock, is
Fairmlers' of Pickenis come togeth- Uehing~ tho NMartini school.
er, dlo,'t, allow smaltl maiitters to Messes Ri 8, E. (., and Charley
hold you back. .(Childress have been gone on a visit
lFarimters doni't s~ tnd a loof an d to. Oconee ithl seine view of pur-.
fe.ast on small mannt trers wivl I Rme chaising r'eal estate in thait cornty.
la urnng.The solid Soth Ii llovHe. W. . Seaborni filled his reg..
aill its indtries h'Cilavei at laiit been uilar oplpoitmfent at Concord last
conivinicodl of' the Ltruth thlat cotton Siaturday and( Sunday.
is kming, a nd wihien this great i1i lliciLNwo a oe
wealthl-producinrg cr'op hast been t r ..A hio~plc.W
forced down in prico to on rich ot h. ''~'~t iiiiit iiI ~fhrluiy
era, then this high way robbery SieilegunbigI'euote
effets ever'y profession and traddCSes ntgtIii al.1 xette
man ini the bouth,, alnd that, it is ~Ii t
toi every' body's inaterest, to join in ~ AE i rndteei
ia uiatd anid organiLizedl way to)~niili1u(i iIo o' 0mt
standl together to keep the wetlialth ihoeyuwlJme n
that our great staple crop, cot ton iiaef'odste iu'oh o'
produces us andi~ the gr >wer has Zk nyu ok
first claim to tiho profits. I appeal W r ldt nwta o
to the farmiers of Picens coun ty tohvogent frrsapean
hun t up the brother' that~ has~10) oSCthi!r s t ans
spokeni out, int the SentinelJiurmnal- -
anld jut himI in the lead, let himi
call the thinig what, iie may, if it is
a l~ii'mto Mr.or.iA.izWhite's plaill Wo
theyo are gowmbligmbecausewtheyi
l~ots. 1'Io f,'mi'suit cme on'Pt( e teir paper A expcttheTy.
gotlii' atiil d s~inliiwo ffrr it.H
to hor Inyol on wy Uideile Zoke, I amarrid thee i
t~ "x4 pliicnr t hp gi a ing to bem a us i teamlya
I (,ad yoagrel.tray.oeo'youewilfbomeetland
be so bahfu'LL SNuccy oyou UA~nel
TZeko in yourowork.
AllPCl'i~ts li(iliii'bywaroln Wot aro~ glaiI to CHknowta o.
aut fari t oufranizatimbiae ~ ~ n I willfol
tow him t ho f'in is. \yOQGet
want frcin weA an. all0te(or
gaiatos to unteaswotr