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i tw pci gujm\ PP Tbe wealthy and live wire sooth Georgia county pt ScrevMi Is act'depending upon tb 'federal' governmenC or 'any other outside source to solve the distress eotten problem growing out f the Kuropeah war has devised an absolutely secured system' liquidation of Its own based on bonded. and -Insured cotton warehouse "re ceipts against which- cotton certificates la denomination of five dollars are Issued these certificates being. accepted for-deposit and debt. and. being to all practical purpose as valid and .fluid as the currency of the na. tlonal government. The xac-almUa of the cotton certlflcat reproduced herewith. with the text on the obverse side also reproduced sit forth the scheme and Its Gibraltar soundness. For iBformatleii as te this'simple and practical pUn we are indebted to W J. Walker president of the CltUens and Bcrev- en County bank of Sylvanla who is a mov In spirit'in the enterprise Mr. Walker tenders one of these certificates for his sub scription to The Constitution which under the conditions outlined In his letter. Is ac cepted without hesitation. Slsaplldtr PtrmmmUfi. The elements-.of the plan are extremely Simple and unquestionably sound. ID a nutshell her they aei The farmer deposits his cotton la a duly accredited and bonded warehouse. Each bale is Insured against fire to the value of Mi- Upon that cotton or its warehouse re ceipt the 55 certificates are issued upon a basis of T cents per pound. Tile certificates mature six months rom October'I i 14 are redeemable In federal legal tender and bear interest at the rate pf I per vent per annum "The farmer Is secured the banker Is secured the merchant Is secured. The recognized The Reverse cue. The revere the e sk4 U v forthev I M f s wl s -Ml eertUeatcs ape raepteel. keen the followl- "This cotton certifieate will b accepted on deposit by the bank named below and checks against same paid In like funds at the option of the banlii U will also be accepted at par In payment .of any obligations due to said banks to "Citisen and Screven County Bank. "Sylvania Banking Company. "W. J. Walker Co Bankers. . "This certificate being fully secured and payable to bearer with interest will ales be accepted at par by the following merchants In TIVE DOLLARS "Payment of any obligations due them and may be freely need by any other mop. chant or Individual In the same manner. "All merchants In Sylvanla Ga. all merchants In Newingtou. 0. lytvanla a&el 'GI,4 R -R. Co. Farmers' Oil and Fertilizer company Screven Telephone company Telephone Publishing company W. A. Mallory Bret J T. Averltt I. P. rearse Bon A. R. Roberts J. U Limerick C. c. urn company M. L. Parker 3' C. Dlxoni C. A Zelgler A. flt Lewis IL B- Walker Cot H. 3. C. Reddish. soundness of these certificate and the relief bring have led-to their wide tion cot only In Serevea but M well la surrounding counties. Hew It Wwks. Mr- Walker's Utter showing'theopera tion of the plan follows "Editor Constitution T take-pleasure-In sending you herewith i certlflcat ef the Consolidated Warehouse of Byl- snliVi In The Constitution for meat for my subscription to on the period Jlndlcated. "These certificates ar .belB-f freely used in. th county a you. will note from the names of- the concerns agreeing to accept them at par and the plan Is working greatly to the relief of our local farmers. Because of tbe fact that we could not get some of our banks to loin the clearing house movement as outlined in our printed plan we were obliged to substitute for th clearing Sous a warehouse company composed. f. nanelally responsible eltlsens of the county. This Is the only respect In which our present plan differs' from to original OB The guarantee Is by the warehouse company In tad of the Individual banks. The actual financial worth is equally as strong aa in the other plan. "I am really sending you this certificate to show how we are working-the matter and. If your bank will not accept it as cash they will as a collection and It will of course be paid In exchange or if you prefer 1 will send you Atlanta- exchange "With kind regards and thanks for your valuable interest In ur proposition. 1 am Signed "W.J.WALKER. "Sylvanla. Oa. September 21. 1911. The out of the face of the certificate is further explanatory. It -certifies that ther baa been deposited with J. C Overstreet ordinary of Screven a. trustee for th Con solidated Warehouse company backed by some of Sereven's strongest eltlsens ware house certificates as herelnbefor Indicated. Here It.Js 4. Ci .t 'TTT..th"C' S. 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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 24 Sep 1914, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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