COTTON ASSOCIATION URGES
FARMERS TO HOLD THEIR
CROPS FOR THE MINIMUM
Statement Declares That Spinners
of England and Germany Must
Have Staple and Will Pay 40
The American Cotton Associa
tion. 1 hrough its finance commit
tee, Tuesday issued a statement
urging the farmers to hold their
col ton for the minimum price re
ocnMv decided upon at t lie cotton
conference at New Orleans, and
not to place it upon the market as
soon as i inncd. thus adding to the
lircs< lit depression. I lie statement
“The American Cotton Associa
tion urges the larmers ol all the
cotton states to continue to stand
hv the prices named at the New
Orleans eo'\ention on September
<). The juice lixed was thirty six
cents for Sept, with a sliding scale
of half a cent increase each month
until the |>riee of *•() cents is reach,
ed in May. This pi-ice was agreed
upon a Dor much discussion an*! is
recognized all over the country as
a conservative price, in fact, a low
At t 1 i price, the spinners ea i
operate their mills and make a
1 ifciuchdniis profit. No spinner 'ms
yet complained that the price we.
too high The farmers, how ever,
are asking t spinners to take af
firmative action and declare that
the price a fair one and that
llk \ wiii holy, maintain it.
“The mi e of cotton today at
f.,riy icrts itr pound is a. low
iui< c coma it ring the cost o'' pro-
duct ion. '-'oity cents a pou f fci'
c(itton is a 'v price. accorJ’rt,- to
tlic scili.'u’ jv ice of cot to.l goods.
Cot ion today measured in t' e vai
,■0 < f cotton ghods is intrinsically
• rtl’ mor Ilian fifty cen*s per
There is no denial of the fact
that cotton at forty cents per
pound is the cheapest commodity
thut is being sold today in the
world’s markets. I jet the farmers
not he deceived by the tremendous
amount of propaganda that is be
ing circulated in reference to the
lack of credit in Europe. They can
rest assured that there will he no
idle spindles in Kurope. The
American spinners are prospering
almost beyond calculation. The
Kuropean spinners will not stay
out of the game.
“The industrial agent of the
Coiled States government sta
tioned in London has just wired
his department at Washington
that he has made a full investiga
tion and that the British mills
have not enough cotton on hand
to hist them two weeks. England
The handling of a bank account
gives you a tranining in business
matters that may prove very help
ful some day.
Besides, as a means of keeping a check on household and
other expenditures, providing automatic receipts for bills paid,
etc., it is the proper way of handling your affairs.
We render a special service to ladies and solicit your ac
A bahk ran ’f ffir mm pcopl c.
will buy cotton, and she will be I
glad to buy it at the price named
in New Orleans. She will not al
low her mills to stand idle and lose
her trade. Germany is ready to
buy cotton. Her mills are intact.
She is ready to buy several mil
“In the meantime, the Ameri
can mills are not idle. Manufac
turers are unable to supply the
trade with cotton goods. Cotton
goods are advancing steadily ev
ery day. There is no reason why
cotton should have declined SSO a
bale. It could not have declined
on account of the cotton goods
market. It could not have declin
ed on account of the prospect of
a bumper crop, for this is not so.
A great surprise is in store for
th<' cotton world. The deteriora
tion of the crop has been very ra
pid. It is doubtful if ten million
bales are produced. This will not
supply the needs of the world.
“Cotton farmers should not. be
deceived about the carry-over
crop from last year. The amount
ofspinnablo cotton carried over is
“If the cotton farmer will only
hold his cotton, stand by the or
ganization and refuse to sell, he
will get the minimum price named
at New Orleans; not only this,
but a much larger price. The
watchwords are ‘organize,’ ‘stand
steady,’ refuse to sell unless the
minimum price is offered.”
NEGROES INDORSE LYNCH
ING OF COX.
Colored People of Oglethorpe
County Commend Action of
Posse in Burning at Stake Con
fessed Negro Assaulter and
Athens, Ga., September 22. —
(Special.)—The negro population
of Oglethorpe county, at least
the better class of colored people
in that county, have sanctioned
the action of the posse of 1.000
citizens who recently burned at
stake Ohs Gox, the negro who as
saulted and murdered a white wo
man in that county recently.
Several days ago a meetting of
the colored people was held and
a committee composed of six of
the leading colored men of the
community was appointed to
draw up and make public resolu
tions condemning in the strongest
terms the crime committed by Cox
The same committee commend
ed the white citizens for taking
the law into their own hands.
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Segars and
children spent Sunday afternoon
with Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Mincey
Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Lyle and
THE BARROW TIMES, WINDER, GEORGIA.
'What Will I Get For My Money?”
YOU are probably asking
that question about clothes;
you know prices are high;
you’re not so sure the
clothes will be worth the
SCHLOSS BROS., BALTIMORE,
AND GOLD BOND CLOTHES
are 100 per cent certain; they are all-wool fabrics,
good style, best tailoring, superior value; we see that
you get all these. If they don’t satify in every vvay
you get your money back.
We are showing beautiful Suits in young men
$20.00, $25.00, $30.00
We claim they are cheaper from $7.50 to SIO.OO
than at any other houses who sell reputable clothes—
and back our claim with our 20 years past reputa
Winder, T T Q A TTT winder -
Georgia J • t/ -LJ j Georgia
little son, and Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Wall were the guests of Mrs. H.
A. Hardigree Monday.
Miss Marie Haynie spent Sun
day with Miss Grace Prichett.
Mr. and Mrs. John Clack of
Paradise were the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Will Clack Sunday.
Mr. Willie Sims of Christia t
College, was the week-end guest
Miss Rosa Lee Chandler was
the guest of Miss Ivina William*
Miss Jennie Hardigree and
brother Charles, spent severa
days with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Har*
digree of Montreal, this week.
Mrs. I>. J. Pentecost and Mr
Weldon Pentecost of I tost wick
were the guests of relatives her
SERVICE IS COMPLETE
' - SATISFYING- jfWf
— - ■
WE TRY TO KEEP OUR STOCK.
So complete, so up to the minute, that your everv haul
ware need can be tilled instantly.
Even if we have to send for what you want, we will g*t
it for you quickest.
This is a hardware store where your needs and wants are
of first importance, where your convenience will he setvcd.
WE GUARANTEE YOU YOUR MONEYS WORTH
Woodruff Hardware Cos.
Rev. J. W. Brinsfield filled hi
regular appointment here Sunday*
Mr. Willie Lee Prichett spent
Sunday night with Charles Hardi
Miss Prulia Sims who has been
very ill is slowly improving.
On Tuesday Sept, the 16th
death claimed Mrs. Adeline Bow
man, “Aunt Adeline” as she was
familarly called was 80 years of
age. She was a long sufferer, but
was ever cheerful. She was loved
by all who knew her. She leave
f> sons and 2 daughters to mourn
her going away. Her body vva
laid to rest at old Pentecost be
side her husband who proceeded
her to the grave some 8 years. R
W. Haynie conducted the funera
NICE LITTLE FARM
T have a nice little farm of 28 acres. One-half mile from
the city limits of Winder that I offer for sale.
This farm has a good 4-room dwelling, finished, and
a good little barn, fronting on public road, and is produc
tive land. If you wish a desirable little home close in,
see me at once.
W. H. SAUL
Not A New Firm, But
“A Good Old One”
We are headquarters for Staple, Fancy, Heavy and
You can always find what you want at our store and
find it cheaper because we sell striekly for cash.
Quick sales and small profits is our motto.
J. C. Ray & Company
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25