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Time unv, Young 'tuIUtur'h, c onInct U,+ ,
conuing a (en,tm,ioupln - \gainbt the
Int.eests of uhe service.
[Baltim ore Sun ]
Washington Nov. 8.-Prusidntt
Roosevelt has decided that a man
who jilts a girl is Iot ou itled to ap.
pOiUtm i3t Iu tn ar.uy a ,1 tuat s uch
conduct may be properly termed con
trary to the best interest of the ser
vice. He has therefore, refused to
appoint former Capt. William P.
Crawford, of Chester, S. C., a second
ieutenant in the regular army and
hereby satisfies the girl's friends,
who have made it a determined light
against the man receiving a commis
There is nothing against young
Crawford on file save the fact that
he refuses to marry the young wo
man to whom he was engaged, and
ere would have been no obstacle to
appointment had not the young
- oman permitted her relatives to
rotest against his selection. The
'case has caused considerable stir at
the war department where it was
given serious attention by the oil
cials and finally sent to the White
ouse for the president's action.
Crawford served during the war
tth Spain as a captain of Volunt,,ers
nd had a creditable record and was
slatted for appointment. last summer
second lieutennut of infantry
4Qng with hundreds of other young
yers berving in the Philipines.
betame engaged to Miss Rebecca
uglas, of Camden , S. C. The
weddng day was named, the cards
Jere issued and presents began to
e received. It was said that Craw
brd, who was the publisher of a
mall newspaper in his town tc-d his
iends that unless he was appointed
could not marry. His inliuence
Washington seemed to insure his
pation and all plans were there.
r ompleted for the event. Sud
0itly awford changed his mind
tbld t he mother of the young
ofnan that he would not marry her
au hter and it is charged that he
be!her no acceptable reason.
then it was that pressure was
fgbt on the authorities here to
t,his being commissioned on
tound that "no true southern
would discard a young
SY'and if he was guilty of such
p uot-he was not entitled to asso.
officers of the army. The
i~ gand other influenutial peo
le ~th Caro lina took the case
~ ~fought it directly to the
eattention. A number of
$ gin visiting here in r
federal patronage :of the
~t li~~ealso incidently informed
eP i4t that they did not de
o frawford appointed1 in
62 e helieved by the war
#$%6flicials to be the first on
ecord where protest against the se
Iectio,n of an applicant for commis
sionedi rank has been based on these
grounds. Lately the wife of a school
teacher 'ent to Manillat asked that
the authorities p)reve.nt her husband
from leaving the country, but it was
held the case was not one calling
for. official interference. The navy
department is frequently appealenl
to by young women who potest
against the unfaithful conduct of
sailors jilting them, but the authori
tis adher to the wvell accepted theory
that a sailor man is entitled to have
a sweet heart in every port and( that
the goverment cannot undetrtake to
discipline jackies who fail to keep
their engagement promises.
An OfRli Annnsmennt itid Tufeday4
[The State, 12th.|
The following anuouncement was
made in The Evening R ecord, Gol
leetor Koester's paper yesterday
afternoon as to the appointments in
*the revenn te services:
"When Mr. Koqster assumed
charge as Mod ay, - he.ra-p2.te
-uu. 11. 1iugglns, netr (lepttty coi
I. etor, nrxt in anut ority to himself
and his representativo during his ab
souce from the oilice. The new col
lector also reappointed J. L. Little
and L M. Fouche olliice deputios
and Miss Youngblood stenographer
md typowriter. Ho also reappoint.
ed A. C. Merrick and J. I. L"ordham
lield deputies, but muade no appoint
mInut. at that tim14 of i dplity in
charge of the division in which E A.
I)eas has operated. The appoimt
mert of Murray was made to till
NI VMIN8Io1t FOtM
Condensedt from th9 t:.eci,tngon for the Itur
ried Iteader-Stat aud General News.
This year's Southern cotton crop is
estimated at 11,500,000 bales.
The negro State fair will be called
the "New Century Colored State
Fair." It will be pulled off next
week at Columbia.
The sum of $400,000 is paid the
railroad annually for freight on
liquors, bottles, etc., by tho State
dispensary. This is why the rail
roads are on the alert to see that no
one road gets more than its share.
One hundred car loads of exhibit
are. now at Charleston. More than
two thousand men are working on
the Exposition grounds preparing for
Mr. Raysor, of Orangeburg, has re
signed from the state board of educa
tion owing to his electi.>) to sueceod
Mr. Brantly as senator.
L. B. Quin, of Spartanburg, has a
violin 188 years old and it still pro
duces the finest music when in the
hands of a person who knows how to
handle the bow.
The Postoffice Department., it is
said, will not remove fourth chss
postmasters in this State except for
cause. This report has shattered
the high hopes of many aspirants.
The same rule does not apply to
Presidential postoti ,es. TherH are
forty one such offices in the State.
MoLaurin men will fill them.
One of the most remarkable men
in Ocone' county is Uncle John Hen
drix. He is 91 years old. Is a na
tive of Spartanburg county and
moved to Oconee 60 years ago. He
is six feet tall, carries himself erect
and can do as much work in a day as
an ordinary laborer. He has dng
graves in Beaverdamn cemetery for
sixty years. He has a re.markable
memory antd when. .there is a doub't
as to where -an unmarked grave is
Uncle John is alway s sent for.
The City Connoil of Columbia is
discussing the question of passing a
liquor ordinance. It has passed first
Col. R1. IL. Abernethy, manager of
the Oconeeche farm at Hillsboro,
N. C., says he has roasting ears
plenty to do them and to sell, and
that it has for a long time been his
custom to go out Christmas day and
pull off a mess of fresh roasting ears
CJol. F. M. Mixeon was seriously
hurt at the Columbia Theatre one
night this week. A young man in
the gallery accidently dropped a
walking cane to the orchestra seats
below, striking Col. Mixeon on the
top of the head, inflicting a very
painful and serious wound.
The State Pharmaceutical associa
tion meets in Columbia, on Novem
The Manning Times says that the
people of that county are in great
diistress, owing to the failure of the
crops. It says that a large number
of the people are in a destitute con
The Southern Sun is the name of
a new negro newspaper, the publica
tion of which has just been com
menced in Columbia. The first is
sne of the paper appeared last Satur
day. It is edited by Green Jackson,
it negro lawyer.
Thonuas M. lillof Greers who was
d?esperately woundedl whilo dlefond1
ing the depot. at. (Greors a motntIi ago,
is getting well.
Emperor William has acceded to
to the oft-repeated request of Count
Patne Von Htlzfoldt the German itu
bassa.dor to Great Britain that he ho
allowed to retire owing to ill healt b.
The emporor sent a personal letter
accepting the resgination, bestowing
an order on the ambassador "a to
ken of my good will."
In his annual report, soon to be
completed, Postmaster General Smith
will ask for an increased appropria
tion of $3,5O0,000 to $6,000,000, and
will advocate an extension of the
service as far as Practicable.
Frank Kidwell Tuesday shot and
killed Ada Thompson, his sweetheart,
at Elizabethton, 'eon. , and then
A negro government emtployee has
bonn arrested in Atlanta ont the
charge of robbing $4,700 from Pay
Governor Beckham, of Kentucky,
scores Governor Durbin, of Indiana,
Lecause the latter refused to honor i
requisition for the -delivery of ex
Governor Taylor, who is under charge
of complicity in the assassinationt of
ex Governor Goebel, of Kentucky.
Beckman intimates that the matter
will be taken into the courts to con -
pel the delivery of Taylor into the
custody of the authorities of Ken
The members of the Schley .court
of inquiry have entered upon their
work of examining the testimony in
Gov. McSweeney has been notified
of the appearance of smallpox at
McConnellsville in York county, and
also at Lowrysville.
Mr. J. T. Gantt, the chief clerk of
the Secretary of State, who has been
engaged to prepare the State his
torical exhibit for the Charleston ex
position, returned to the city yester
day after a visit to Charleston. He
is very much dissatisfied with the
space allotted to the exhibit, and
says that it is not what was orig
initlly assigned. Unless the orig
inal assignment is given he is not
inclined to proceed further ini the
matter and hias so notified Mr. Love.
She IIact A "O1rcoN"
[St. Louis Globe-Democrat.]
A lady over at Sedalia had an in
teresting evening recently, what her
big brother irreverently calls a "cir
cus." She had expected a caller,
Dr. Crow, who came in good time,
and they wvere pleasantly chatting
when the maid announced "Mr.
Hogg." It was not an unusual oc.
currence, however, for the doctor
and "Billy Hogg" to find them
selves calling on the same liady at
the sitme timie, hut they were some
what surprised when the bell ritng
andl after a fowv moments Mr. Bear
wits announced. The young lady
had not noticed the coincidlence of the
names, but the maid evidently had,
for, notwithstanding the fact that
she had been trained not to betray
any feeling ini the presence of guests,
it wits with it decided giggle that she
a few moments litter escorted Mr.
Lyon into the parlor. The lady
managed them al1, however, to
everyb)ody's satisfaction, it is need
less to any.
Por Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bands of Hope aind other Juve
ite Temperianice societies in Great
Britain have a nmenmbershtip of
THE ROOSEVELT QUICKSTEP.
UN AUI'itilt Ie, 1;) Mim IU IN TllilC w11'T'C
1'Itt'i4.,4- 1a. SIgatrutts. t ticl (Julk, iMlr..
T Ko" o'rp-ntira t IH . Vi r psa su (,14tl-k, I h r.
Ctimli,.t (nu t rl Vig&ri git saIa1( a,ik e
OChllusre'u airt VIgKututtes sandt 1utl-k
maid N(uitr o,f the +'asilty -li1tn
Noei+'," 111ult-Hs it bs Mtin
Rtutin Va-t, thI$% Uttaalug
[Special to News and Courier-]
\Wa1shingtron, Nov. 11 -\\ashing
toit has t~+kltn a new lease of life
soice the h.>uOVUlt inueulation. Tboh
now Prosident is as infectious as the
latest fad andcl the fashionablo exor
cis ill tho future is the Roosevelt
(quickstop. Every on is practicing
it, fron the clerical force of the
\Whito 11t1oue to th gaty buttorflies
of society, whi o official Washington
'danct s to the nOW tuno as happily
is over the nursery rhyme children
lancod to the piper's tmusic. With
out at doubt the National Capital
is ict th., throes of an energetic rev
olution for which the Chief Execu
live is responsihlo.
A fresh, invigoraring atmosphere
has swePt. through tle Vhite Houso.
Windows have been thrown wide
H1ad messengers and wattitnctn ic
cnstouel to a uniform tllmuporature
of S0 degroos--which wias Mrs. Mc.
Kinlov's lowest limit-have shivered
and buttoned up sinco the coming of
the fresh air lovers. 'Tahe entire
Roosevelt fami.y is breezy, strong
lunged and vigorous. Nobody whis
pers in the corridors any more.
There is no further nood of tip toeing
and that pussy. footed, velvety tread
upon the private stairway is at thing
of the pas t. "Thank God," says the
Washington world, "sickness, inva
lidism, nerves, have no part in the
White House of today.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON.
From one extreme to the other,
and now the historic old mansion
houses a lot of irrepressible yc img
stors, whose antics and pranks should
tempt the Amnerican eagle to screech.
They are in evidence every waking
hour of the day, either doing stunts
with bicycles in front of the north
entrance and dodging the horses of
visiting dignitaries, or prancing
through the mansion to the music of
their lusty voices. It is safe to ai1
sort that they make more noise than
the combined children of the Hayes,
Harrison and Cleveland administra
tionts. Down in the basemnent of the
\Vhito 1-ouse President Roosevelt
will fit up a modern gymnasium, as
much for his own as his children's
usO, and( tihe noble arts of boxing and
fencing wvill be more thlan ever in
vogno. Whlile civil service commnnis
sioner and alssistaInt Secretary of the
Navy M4r. Roosevelt was a devotee of
p)hysical culitnro, and1( hot 1ha1 an1
nlonneled his intention of continuing
all forms of exercise. Since he is
alread(y anm enthusiastic pedestrianf as5
wvell as equestrian, tihe latest Presi
dent wvill niot allo0w his body to rust
while his wits are p)olishled to 41 keen
edge in his daily contaIct with p)oliti
calI pie-grabbers. Every p)leasanrt
morning as early as 7 o'clock tihe
President, Mrs. Roosevelt and tile
children are in tihe south ground1s of
tihe Whiite) House without hlats, talk
ing a brisk constitutional an<t get tiog
upan appetite for b)reakfalst.
Eveni the wife of a President must
agroo with~ the majority thalt withi
good digestion, a satisfuactory ciom
pulexion anld some one to love her, a
womanlI has a chance of happiness in
the White House.
TIlE COMINo DEnUTJ-ANTrE.
But one membe r of the Roosevelt
falmily is absent from tis early m1ornl
ing ramble. It is proibab)le thait she
prefers to linger lonIg and( late in
dreamland, and revel in the airy,
fairy fancies that cannot build too
high to be firnally eclipsed by the
actuail experience of tile Presidenlt's
debutante daughlter. Did ever a
brighter future op)0n for an1 American
girl ? Yet this slender, brown haired
littie favorite of fortune carries her
honors modestly. She is nlot at atll
self-conscious. Sheo1 isot bettter
.gowned than her associates, anud she
.actually requires a lot of urging be.
ifore consenting to sing, and let it he
;aid that she sings her very best
o'mnornings, about th hour" when
the Cabinet. assenbles, or when pro.
tontions, puffed out politicians ('om
AN ASTONISnED 'MOnISTE.
Both Mrs. li'->oRovolt1 and Mlioi
Alice Roosevelt h1avo proved them
Holvos fairninded and possessors of
a sense of humor. 'Twas onl a iday
of early wook whon a cartain auto
cratic mnodiHte, whoso taistts are fei
ninoe law, was closeted wit h1 a walt by
patron, to t he im patience of a score
or more of waitiing fashionablOs who
occupited overy availtblo sont in tho
reception rooms and parlor. For tho
fiftieth timo that morning tho weary
errand maid answered the boll and
admitted two ladies, who, in response
to her inquirios, disclailtd a litting
engageeiott. Not a waiting for
names, the maid opented the (tour of
miadamo's - private room and nl1
noun1ced the arrivals with the con
31uding inquiry, "And where shall I
ask thtttml to sit, plase?" "Who are
they, I wondor" cano from madam
within, in an audible voice. "'1
haven't, time to Seo thom1i now. Thely'll
have to wait in the hall."
''he Iievconers, ha1ring this,
smniled as they lookod about tho
chaibloss, and also choerless, hall,
and thon calmly seated thoimselvos
upon the mirror rest, while the older
of the ladies said pluasa itly to the
maid, "It's all right; wo can w'ait
nery nicoly if only you manago to
aid a couple of chairs, but, whten
your n.itress has finished with her
present. customer you will kindly say
Mrs. Roosevelt dosiros to sec her."
'ho confused maid executel t he fa
1o11us "Roosevelt Quickstop" in miak
ing known the distilgluishod pres
once, and when madam, th modiste,
mltade her appearance she was in huo
like unto the fashionablo automobile
Apropos of Mrs. Rloosevelt and
her gowns there was uover anything
in more exquisite tabte than her cos
tume at the great Corbin Pat ton wed
ding on Wednesday. The gown was
of white silk, veiled with black tulle
and with it was worni a long, open
taffeta cloak, elaborately applied with
white lace, a full white feather boa
and pit'tnr. ha!. There was not a
uier totlet atuonlg the wedding guests,
A WILl) w1:H'EIN nEAUTY.
Without a "by your leave" the
President has iivited a ty pical West,
ern girl to be the guest of his oldest
daughter in January. "She must
come for the danceo in the East room,"
anmnounIced t he Presidlent ; for be it
known th.at Alice lloosevoli. is to haveo
a1 dance1 of mammo1111th proportionis at
the WVhite House in hionor of boer
debutante estate. Only think of
asking a girl from beyond tile
Rockies to visit the daughter
of a President, said girls being
entirely unknown to each1 other! To
the gallant Roosevelt all t hinigs n11
possible, and so forsoothl, Miss Bessie
M~ulhall, of Olahloma, hieraled as ai
beauty, is ahout to dlescenid upon0
social Washington. What a sens~a
tion she is likely to create to be
sure, for her acconmplishmnents arc
rare and racy, I employ thlo latter
word advisedly, since Miss Bossie
can rope a steer, or ride a bucking
bronicho with tihe bost of t lhe cowboys,
and it was t hose accomp)lishme(nts
that woni the atdmi rationi of Pros.
ident Roosevelt, and led to an invita
Lion to visit the White H'ose, Mism
Bossie is the origin al of Bossie Bran
dler, in (Charley Hoyt's (excrluciating
hy funny farce, "A Texas Steer.'
She must indeled be a woniderful
girl, who at the atg' of 2 I is an expert
marksman, a frontiersuman, ranchumian,
accomplishedl musiciat anid famnous
beauty. There is just one thing shlt
is not likely to have upon her arrival
in Washington, and that is a war
drob", so the societ.y girls in tii
city may not despair lifter all. II
opportunity matkes the man clother
maskes the womanIl.
l'U 111' " PolOIIL Ml AITTAE(.
Stape- intend(ent. Or KCdna.t tn McMulahn
[The State, 12th.]
State Superintendent of Education
MnMahnn han Bant out the follow
ing information to the several county
Hllporintondenlts of education:
Ailola DAY AND TIiANKHUVINO.
Ploaseronitid your teachers tocol
obrtte tIhO days (Friday the 15th,
and Thursday the 28th) with appro
Irialto exercisos, as far aH possible.
SCHOOl. 'XII11IIn' AT EXPoSITION.
1 shall collo-.ct and look after a
school exhibit at the exposition at
Charleston. In tho nature of things,
the best work of the schools (the
training of tinld and character) can
not be exhibited. There is not much
work of the pupils that is objective
and tangible, and no school should
at tempt to mako an exhibit unless it
has sonet.hing to exhibit. Yet I 110p
thorn tmay be some country schools
with something to exhibit in the way
of drawings, globos, raised maps, or
m0111u results of manual training.
Lot. your teachors know that their
schools are invited to Hend an exhibit.
If they will take part they should
write me at once, Ho that we may
agree on what. is wanted, and I may
at range for free tran.lportation.
.Ar1I1tfAY INH''IttlcTION OF TEAOuElS.
I'loaso complete arrangemonts for
the instruction of your teachers on
Salurday once a month. Secure a
good negro instructor for your negro
teachcers, to insure more accurate
records and better reports as well as
wlini' l,urtt Tickota Now on Halo %t%
seaboard Air LIno Railway.
''he Seaboard Air Line Railway
ann1 unces that effective October 15,
1S1)I, louid trip Vinter Excursion
ticke ts will be placed on sale to re
sort, points on its lines in North and
South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Thus low rates taken in connection
with the superior service and fast
schedulos oporated over this line
which is the shortest and boat to
Florida points, are brought to the
attonion of those who are planning,
Winter tours. It will be distinctly
to there advantage to obtain lelilito
information, which will be cheerfully
furnished by any Agent or Repro
sonative of the Company.
.J. C Horton, Eastern Pass'r Agent,
1183 Broadway, Now York City.
W. H. Doll, Ge'l Agt. Pass'r Dept.,
-13-1 N. Y. Ave., Washington, ). C.
C L. Lon .rdorf, N. E. Pass'r Agt.,
306 Washington St , Boston, Mass.
J. I. Duval, Passenmgor Agent,
Cont'l Trust. Bldg , Baltimore, Md.
R. E. L. Bunch, 0n'l Pass'r Agt.,
A d vert tri Et la to,',s
Itemin iing In t,hec postof11ec at New
berr'y, S. C., for week ounding No.v 11,
1B-Miss Pauline Billop, Elizabeth
C-S W. Crappji, B. F., Connerly,
D)-Martha D .rhy.
F-- Itoht TroysHer.
(i-Mary Crahiam, John Gray.
H-Harriet Hall, Creecy Henderson,
Annie Holland, Cary Jackson.
K-Miss Ritter K(induck.
L-Chas. Lacy, J. Rt. Long.
M-Lonais Marton, Lucinda Monden.
P-Geo. Pratt, J. C. Pressley, Win.
R- Mrs. Hattie B. Robertson, (2).
Miss Francis Scailkes, Edd Satter.
white, J. M. Swindler, J. T.
Stuart, Henry Smith.
T-Sallie Turner, D. HI. Thompson.
V-Henry Vines, Isaih Watson,
Willie Wise, Juo. A. Young.
P'ersons calling for these het,ters will
pleaseosay they were advertised.
F. IL. Bynumn, Acting P. M.
A Jroat, Oppmortunity.
The burned district of Jack son
ville, Fla., is to be rebuilt at one",
offering ani opportunity of emp)loy
mont to workm n, andi aeo.tibnt
prospect to cont ractors and capital
iss Jacksonville is reached from
all directions b)y the Seaboard An
Linie Railway System, which offeri
unexcelled facilities in the way of
schedules and through car servica
TO MAKE NO MORE
'VA0ANClI10 wV0N'T iPC F1t,LED) UNT11.
P'reO.Idrnt IN Trcko.n Up Wit ilm lt'HMHango
WiII 1'revo,at A t(IIvo (enl sta for Ap
poilntmneta t Afford Roosuvelt (o
li.f From ithc ntriiln.
Washington, Nov. 11. --Spcial to
Charltston Post.--The aoituncome'nt
11Hs 1)n011 ma1do at tIe \Vlito I11so
that Prosident Roosovolt will nlake
n1o nioro civil appointmtonts hoforo
the tasseIbling of tho Snaluto noxt
month. This will include0, it iH Htated,
the fodoral 11 W As it t0ho postoflico
appointmlonts ponding in Soulth
Carolinu, 1111 tI'o dociHion will bo adl
horod to, oxcopting in tho more
h'lle roasons for t ho ProHidont
having adopted ibis policy is
aHcribod to his d8iro to avoid the
necessity of miakitng afppointmlonts
now, and thou, in ia few wooks, l)oin)g
obligod t) aoiit rCons 1 1101111ntitio
to the United States Snnato, which
lie would have to do. By adopting
the courso outlinori, ho will only b
roquirod to imako on noiiinatt ion to
the Seniato, in1stondl of one1 appoint
iont tnd on nlomlinafttion. FIlrthor
more, the 'resident. finds his time
munch ta ntkotl1i1 with his me0lssag to
Congre+s, and t.hiH will roliovo himt of
much of the prossuro under which he
has beenu of lato of having to listen
to ,bo clail of candidatOH for federal
The President's dotorminiation will
have the olroct o' staving ofl' to a
largo oxtent further activo contoti m
for the South Carolina oflit;os unl it
the meet ing of Congross. Thor are
soveral )OitolicOs to ho lilled, includ
ing that at Newborry, which has been
hold up for so long, and those post
oflicos will bo the Iirst to be filled
after the asseinbling of Congress. It
is stated iat t lie Poftoiico Dopartlont
that sovoral of the President ial oflicos
Im the State will hocomo vacant by
the first of the now year.
A HAil YECA 11 FIC GORIN.
Av,oimgo 11Id Por Acro 'T'on linlslH Less
Tihan Ihe- AvoraigYi fIold ror tho
l' l v i.n .. Y au.-Nomlf ithir
Washington, NoveimbNr 1 .---The
following crop re'port was i8sued this
afternoon by the dopartmnt of agri.
The prolimninary st.imatut of the
averago yield por ncro of corn, as
publishod ink the monthly rniort of
the stat.ist icianu of the depllartmont111 of
agriculture, im1 11.4 bushls, asiCOI co
p)ared( with ani average yieold oif 25.3
bushels per acre in 1 900) and 1 899)
anid ai ten year average of 24.- 1bush8
els. The present ind(1icatedi yield
per acre is the lowest general aver
age ever recordled for this crop,
being 2.2 bushe1)1 po)r a1cro below the
yield in .1881, which has stoodi for
twenty years as the lowest on record.
Of the twenty three States having
one million acres or upward1s in corn
all but Pennsylvania, Virginia aind
Michigan report an averago yield per
acre belo0w their resp)ective ten y ear
The preliminary estinmale of the
average yieldi per acre of buckwheat
is 18.9 bushels, against an average
of 15 bushels in 1900, 1(0.1 bushels
in I1899) and1 a ten year average of
TLhe preliminary estimate of the
yield per acre of potatoes is 59 9
bushels, against an averago of 80.8
bushels inl 1900, 88 6 bushels in 1899
and a ten-year avernge of 78.7 bu
shels. T1he present ind(icated yield
per ae is the lowest since 1890.
T1he preliminary estimate of the
average yield per acre of hay is 1.32
tons in 1901, 1.35 tons in 1899 and
a ten year average of 1.28 tons
Of the fifteen principal tobacco
States, nine, inchludinrg Kenttucoky,
Virgimia, North Carolina and( Teni
niessee, report an average yield per
acre of tobacco in excees of their ten
year averages, while six, including
Ohio, Wisconsin and Missouri, fall
below such averages.
The apple crop is considerably be
low the ten-year average, the pear
and grape crops are slightly below
and the sweet potato crop is slightly