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V »UJMK XXXVI -NUMBER 21.
"AUDI DtXkl WKIIti
OF CROPS AND TRAVEL
KifrnkUi Bains la the Fork, Peer
Corn Crap, Visits Friend, la
S pedal to The Exchange.
Old Pork, July 1.—We era feeling
good In the Turk this morning, and
re«7 thankful far a gracious rain,
which fell here yesterday eftemeeo,
the hist real season wa have had In
three weeks; and ooru, gardens, cun
taloapee, etc., worn suffering ceased
ambly, while cotton i sewed to Hold
ke awa and worry eery little aeer the
Man and moles are eery bosy this
■wrtM tarniug ep the stafahto lands
“d sawing peas, which was a had
Jab bate* the rain and eery Rttta of
It had been done.
Last Tuesday I returned from a
■hart trip to Dillon county on a vkk
to the McLaurin family. My grand
son, Robert McLaurin, eceompaaisd
me dawn in hie ear os Friday; wa
want by way of Rad Bluff, Clio, Lit
tle Rack, Dillon and Floydsle. and saw
diverse looking crop conditions en
routs. From our boms to CU# we
flno Aside of cotton, bat
the way with vary few
was uodcrslsa and eery
Ponry-looldag; and in the Dillon and
Ftoydale section the universal com
plaint arms the discouraging corn pros
peat. Cotton and tobacco, for the
Stoat part, ware fine la that section,
some Aside of tobacco especially ware
vary beautiful. The cui big aaaaoa
was Jnst in tba incipleaey and Rob
etfn hands were “cropping" the lower
laaoas when wa left. A groat eat
arop bad been harvested dawn than
and considerable wheat. On account
of tba etiffer soil they beat m raising
<»**. **d they alee plant a greater
aeroaga, bat ear Usds are bettor
adept ad to wheat production.
is urn eabnrho at DU km I noted •
***** 4-etory brick flouring mm in
OMBW at erection, tho DOIon mills
of it showed
neglect which 1 attributed possibly to
labor shortage. With tho neglected
and discarded anas I especially no
ticed that it was eon and not cotton
which waa thrown aside; ride I con
sidered e griswss mistake.
Wo found Mr. McLaurin sick in bod
and a doctor in attendance, but left
bim slightly improved and hope he
will aoen be ap again. When all ht
readiness for tho return Journey with
beam at oa and grip in bead. Hobert
announced that he could act And Us
"Dodge" keys. After a thorough
■larch by the entire household we de
rpairea of Awdteg them te the delight
of the little grandchildren, who re
jo iced that "Grannie" had te stay
longer aad come back on the trate.
A day or two after we departed Hal
ite. earn of the little granddaughters,
found the mlasing keys while she waa
In gw oat ef same ether lest artieU.
Mrs. Chartmd cam# la Just now
with A* gain as agga, so which on* at
the gill am hone had beew sitting far
scaaa length at time ta tho dense
weeds aad briars of a dheh hank,
which we had frequently hunted bn*
teg and we transferred the eggs te
(ha ears at a turkey hen, whs was
the saam kind Sad is new happy with
rwttl.VE COLiOKfCl) MEN .TO
CAMP DIX JULY 17TH.
The loeal exemption board ha* re
ceived instruction to entrain twelve
colored selectmen for Camp Dix, New
Jersey, on Wedacedey, July 17. The
following men have been selected and
from thla Uat the twelve men wit] be
John Laden McKay.
Mack Daniel Barrington.
Mitchell Me K el than.
Daniel Murdock Paakey.
John Wesley Harrington.
NOTICB TO THACHHR8.
The examination for trachea* da
airing certMcatrs to teach bi the pub
lic schools of Scotland eonnty will be
bald Taaaday and Wednesday, July
S-10, at the ceuit hones in Laarto
burw. Those desiring to take this ex.
amtoatien are aakad to report prompt,
ly Tuesday inorning.
L. M. POLkT Superintendent.
Melton which I had nmr mm and
mnoundlngB, in comparison with
sthar mill villages ia various places.
I paaeed the sight with friends and
schoolmates at “Auld Lang Syne."
Meadsmea Stackhouse and McKinnon,
srhera every moment was a joy to
ma, environed by loving Mndataa.
Hera as a contributing pleasure I also
round tha trd sinter, Mrs. Angus Fair
ley, sad Mrs. Margaret McKinnon,
sad later on ws were joined by Mr.
Fairley, son, daughter, and daughter
la-tow, aad Mrs. Mary McIntyre sad
mb, all at whom wa wore vary gtod
to see. On arriving at tha home of
Mrs. Stackhouse I recognised a
bright, sweat face which in childhood
wm familiar fa) old Smyrna church,
tart In Later years I have rarely mat
bar,- Mbs Ms MsSoei seated with
bar was Mm. A. L. Jamas, $f nrtgw 1
urg always and at all times so kind
nd m friendly that tt gives me gam
ine pleasure to bo among them.
>000 Lssrinburg on Friday morning
Cm. Fairley and sou kindly prof
ared to taka ms down to Johns to
hair car, which was my next object
re point, M accompanied by tha Mas
sises McKinnon, wo made the trip
loickly sad pleasantly with young
'COT at tha wheel, an aieoOml
Irfver wo spun smoothly over ss fins
t stretch at rend aa can bo soiily
ound and drew up to tbs pretty and
netting homo at Mr. aad Mrs. John
Stesrart, whose shaded, vine-wreath
ed vemndM looked ao cool and mst
ruL This ia indeed a pleasant home,
tiled with warm hearts, in which I
ipont two days of perfect enjoyment
snd st the oven-tlds a charming sur
prise awaited me In tha bsaottfsl
Deice lights which had beau recently
Installed in this modal homo.
Although I have lived on the farm
ill of toy day* aad hava been familiar
with tha activities In and around tha
bam yard, but aaw at Mr. Stewart’s
own afternoon a performance quite
aaw te me, whoa walking out ts tbs
tot am found two colored girls, one
seated on otthor side of a fine milch
cow. filling, op thotr backets with tbs
Miss WIm Ferguses to a moot wel
eosqo guest smsag bar many frioafis
la this section, and bar pmaeaeo to
w. n. 8. UKIVB PAILS BY ABOUT
StawarteriUa Tovutlp Oaaa Otct tha
Tap With 11*4 AM, Other* Be
Trom raporta Alad with County
Chairman W. H. Waatharapoon It ft
ciUmatad that tha county fallad ta
raiaa IU quota la tha War Baringi
driva laat weak by approximately
Wjm. Tha total allotment far tha
county b IUBAM. Prow tha raporta
of tha four town* hi pa ft ft figured that
appmdwataly tSTtfiTO waa piadgad
■a tha aawpalga laat waafc or baa baaa
bought by tba people of tba county
during tha yaar. Sew* af tha raporta
hara not baaa tfl^uftliit ncearaUty
aad tba Saul ftgurae way vary alight
>T drew tha trial gfvaa ban but ft
tha waft tbay are thought ft ba oar
StawartarilU tewnahip, report, tha
towuahlp dtrartor, Mr. j/A. Caldwail,
baa piadgad flMJOS. WUUawauw
taumahlp raporta about «t»,*00 (flg
uru# far thla towaahip not accurately
aatahlfth.f yat); La oral Hid taporta
»3B^70, aad Spring HIU «3J,M0, mak
ftg a total of BS440TS. Addad ta
tM* U B2T.M0 piadgad by tha colored
people of tba county, making a grand
total of II7BA70.
Tba county chairman aska that tha
peeple generally continue with tha
campaign until tha antlra amount ft
Piadgad, and It ft moat aarowlly
hap ad that before tha and at tha year
Scotland will not only buy tha fltl,.
000 aakad of her but will ge "way
over the top* for additional thoaaaada
af tha bast farm af Government In
vaatwant la patriotic aacuriUaa.
MBS. SHAW ioinH TO
THUB8DAY AFTERNOON CLUB.
Mrm. John D. Shaw waa tha cherm
Ing hoataw of tha Thursday After
noon Book Clab aa June 17th. As
it was act a regularly scheduled asset
lac Mrs. Shaw arranged her owa pro
rant events, Mias
idaaitm of tha program the
assisted by Mlaa Era
Mlaa Irene Prince,
erases and cades followed by aaltad
note. At a late hour tha guests re.
luetastly departed aery grateful
Mrs. Shaw for a delightful afternoon.
ST. CECILIA MUSIC CLUB WITH
The St. CactUa Music Club bald its
last westing of tbs year an Wednes
day afternoon, Jane «, with Mrs.
Boland Covington. Twaa indeed a
delightful meeting. Quite a nember
a/ Mrs. Coving ton's friends wars pres
ent, tha out-of-tew* guesta being
Mrs. C. D. McCreightaad Mias Sente
Nteniyar of Hamlet. Tbs program
far tba afternoon was “Afro-Ameri
can Mamie.'* ITaad painted pragraataa
wars present ad tbs guests and aa each
card waa a dtffereat sketch of a “lit
tle darkey.” Tba ft ret number WM
a paper, -Negro Falk Music” by Mia.
Walter MeEeebln. Sang Hague
Sptrttaals, -I Waat te be Ready,”
Mlaa Jolla Stewart. Flaae edwtisn,
Mrs. Bath# Shaw. Song. -Blues Tea
Want Away,? Waa Mary PbUHpa.
Banding, “A Change of Heart,” Mrs.
Boland 'briagha. Fiona ssleatioa,
tslniag to say tha laagt. An elegant
ha as seas waa served by tba hist ms.
WANTED FOB OVERSEAS
WORK IN MECHANICAL UNITS.
Mm WMS Spot Lai Tralnl0« or Export
mm Will Itnli* Good Eaj.
Mr. J. L. Sutherland, apodal agent
in thlo county for Urn United
PwblU Service Beeerre, haa received
from State Director T. L. Bland af
Roofcr Mount the following special
Mm of the following clooaot are
wanted tor induction or onMotmont la
tuttaia railway regiments far emr
Maa duty Immediately, ladartioa of
tUt ippaloMloa wiM probably stop
oboat July ftk.
Mortmain or Chaf
dpply Foremen— water
oataldo plumbing, ate.
Tha Aviation Section of the Marino
Coipo odetteo to anltat or induct men
of dSo following claeaoe ut onto. The
Tfco Deportment of Military Aero
wdla baa nakad ua to put aa many
•"•MS mm aa poaoiMa for induction
aa prim tea between bow and Jaly
Mo smU sort of tidltgs train
They merely speci
men In order to keep the
aa high aa paaalbla in that
H« Division af the Bureau af
will ba civilian poab
‘ MAIL AEG PHILOSOPHY.
» (Written far Ikt Birhaigt.)
"Somowhp. in Scotland Coast?”
Idf t—Who atld Mattes? Cast
In Ska watt at Pattaraoa park ia
dUpa., Na Mbtarfaee.
Camp Jaekaen Inquire* if arary
thia* to rsttkw aSMtk around da
Mechanics era sack In demand in
AS aneSan at ft* peasant.
H la iwtored that eaaaa people bars
▼wry lengthy etaya ia WoodvUW tbaaa
Snot yonr community. Boy War
tjfcara la a steady demand at Camp
Jifjrun ft rod appiaa.
Wa know at hast ana fallow ia
WeedetUe fully prepared to take the
rods ladiea to rid*.
—rity bm otyoteod • M Cma
—mwyt wiH MM lu —*t
laya Ib tbo W. 0. W. MU.
Mb 1. A. Pbttorooa (foot tear
Aval Matey ot Jookaoa lybp,
TWo any Mate of Mr. M. T. Oft
■b win bo |M to Mar of Mo royM
. MfB H. C. Orteataa sod ooa, O.
P„ Mro jaot rataraoi Mm Com*
■Mote. OMBte. wboM tey tette
SwteteteB oofttei 00 OH^S
Suiaai rf^oofooloioMSr bS
j T. BoOtUlt wot »o watec
PEOPLE ASKING TO MAKE
N°< Satbgod With Small Cootriku
«• *W Savings Cam*.
Wln*ton41alom, July l_ataU
Haadqnartcr* for War Saviaga u
calling attnatioa to tfao foot that
mujr paayio art making tlMfr »1
i hav* aoma to
dnatoojr th.' oid^id”wh£h"
thair raeard and mako a now rii.
tWo yrivfltgi ku
•ay* tkat thl.1T ■iTm
tt nT-*- n
. _ f«r War
IK* raaw ■ a* f*v m
Um* ta kam ‘
by tka War
*» iarmtmmt and _
PMtmdty to shaar am oaly thair ».
yrodatioa of th* nMg that th*
Wy* U» making at th* inmt, hat to
Say their d*t of loyalty and aarvieo
t* thair country.
tb« value of w-. oL"!!‘rft>S!r *J>'
“T» th* bnUetn, “a. tha War Bevinge
>uii foveod many to 4o tUi
waalc, they art nut aatia/Ud to aob
to the Nulkat
•MoaM. bet on the othar
g*at that tbay km not a
Ptodgaa larger. Thair_
was to «akt thair pledge as M*«h aa
PMribia that thatr sbUgatfom Might
ha aa faw aa peMlbla. After ihay
wara forced to alga the pledge and
k»ow aeoMCbing oT tha aalaa and at*
t**<tiaas of War Bavings IttaMpi thoy
wara not athM that ao unall a taa
trihutton itioald rrpmant tha -iypmt
thay gave to thia cog of the Qomv
aaaat and tha part tbay playad to as
fraat a aaaas as bringing panca to ba*
**"•«* aad friaiaa to the worldL
TEE BED CBOS&.
Thoa who oonid not be ha thair
drean u Mrs. Webb made at the Bed
Croee meetiay. A1 are sorry the
was for vr
hoar any one
that a feast
oesU he prepared such aa that, with
the men left aa*. Oar advice ia,
never atas any Hitley that has any
th) nf t» do with the Americas Bad
Craea, of which you are, or should
working year w» would taka frt-xh
courago aad work u never before,
for wo know that wo have not cmm
anywhere near doing ail that wo can
ML HELLIEK INSTALLED PAS
TOR LAUREL HILL AND
MIS. WEBB MINGS MEAT
MESSAGE OF RED CROSS
*■* T«A WaR.
Wwmt to Khmoi tto
ctopur, ttot aatMac to
baa far tor toaltfc eaaM
•toptar to eoatodsttecai
tor. Mr*. Fail's* who I
a* Watt as aaa af to# vies
aba astod to to rdivvari, I
ottor work to directia* tto
•naivba, and alas saw ttot tto ito
ter i* as watt arfatod, to* waa
aat tto aaad dor two atoa atoiiMa.
ba rrUrvad, as Ms work ' ^
oaontto of tto ysar to sa
to raaast gtos tto
to1 it sad tto altos ad