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THE SFNTINEL JO
Eutered April 23, 1903 at Piekens, S. (!., ne sonnnd cina matter, under act of Oongrese of Maroh 8, 1879.
SVOL. XXXVi PICKENN, SOUTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, NOVE24
FROMOUR CORI
NEWS FROM EASLEY.
Items From This Thriving Town and
Community.
Personals and Other Matters%
1Easley, S Cl. Nov. O.
'We havn't had a chance to hustle
for much news this week, but will
.givb what we have caught.
We are sorry that the Rev. D. W,
Uiott and his excellent family nill
leave us shortly. Th'y go to William
ston, their future home, wvit[h the
Regrets of our people here, but they
carry with them the best wit,hes of
our entire community,
The Anderson and Easley iailway
seems to b. on assuroil fvct. The
firsct "'train"' over t.1bis road caio inI
yesterd,v at 11:30 a. In. it was an
automlolile bemaing ia placardl "Eusley
and Anderson Raihv ay." By the way
an It1lt(,Iolile serice wo1ld pay on
this routo until the stcai road wast
put in operation. We hope some of
our enterprising citizens will think
favorably of this scheme.
Mrs. IM[alinda Harper died on the
- Ith instant, at her home three miles
southeast of Easloy and her remains
were interred at Enon Baptist church
'the day following her death.
bUiss Eloi Jones visited friends in
Greenville last week.
A pretty home wedding occurit d at
Easley on the eveniin of the Oth in
btan-t at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. liigood, when 'their
lovely and charming daughter, Miss
May Gertrude, was led to Hymen's
altar by Dr. Albert Biardman Moth
nu, of Elbtrton, Ga., The e'r
emony w%as performed by Rev. .1. F.
Metheson. Dr. and Mrs. Mathews
will spend their honeymoon at the
Nortt and will make their home in
Elberton, Ga., to which place they
will carry the best wishes of their
tnany friends here.
Dayton, Va., Oct. 29th. Editor
8btinel-Journal. If you will give
spade in your valuable paper I will
give youi' many readers a few dots
from this pait'of the country.
I arrived at this plade (Dayton Va)
Sep. 18th to enter the Shenndoah
Collegiate Institute ab'd schoo1 of
music. The school opened with a
large attendance, there being q00
V nomes on roll and still more coining
in. We have a faculty of twelve
teachers, South Carolina has nine
representatives in school, This is a
very old town with only 900 inhabi
tants. It has two good schools and(
seven churchis of various creeds. On
my way here' I hadl a stop over' at
Mannasas, remiemboring this to beo
the place where the rebels fought and1
died I de(cided to visit, the (cmetar''
while it is well cede for at the same
time I was made to feel very sad in
indeed to see so manyI patriots graves.
Dayton is in t he Shaenande,ahI vallev
oneo of the most prodneutive couni.ties
ini the state, Corn, W beait, Oat.s, Ba,r
ley, Irish p)otatoes (Clover aund Havi
are the chief prod nets corn yields
from 40 to 75 bashels por)1 acre soe
farmers mlaIZe as high a 2500 bnshelo
of wheat, wvhea,t Hells at 75 cent corn
at 50 (cnts aLpples at 40 cents per
bushel chickens never die in D)aytou.
~a small fryer will soll for .35 cents, I
see cattle and1( Hseass byI f)' rom 50
to 500 in a drove, I haivn't s(een a
Mule since I left South Carolina far
mners use very large horses for their
draying and farming the average
weight is about 1200 lbs. 1'be wveath
er has been very unsetledl we hadl a
light snow yesterday, tihe 28th. If
this letter ,fails to reach the waste
basket you may hear from me again
with best w shes to the Sentinel .Jour
not and its many readers.
MeD. Weams.
.Makes Kidnaya ad Dlader Right
RESPONDENTS a
A Letter From Texam.
Gainesville, Tex., Oct. 28, '06.
It is with great pleasure that we
try to send a bit of reading matter
trom thie part of Toxas agaitu
. We are having light frosts'these"
beautiful bnhi h Dilhtei
'hoes boll *tia t1i1? ot get alt
our cotton; we will get a 3alts put
acre on part of our crop; we sell in
the seed and think that the near
est route to the money, as we get
83 50 to $3.60 per hundred.
Corn is selling at 40 cents but
meil is 75 and SO cents so you s3e
Mr. Roller Miller is doubling his
wad cut here.
Our 1)-arest 1 .igh11 'or, Mrl. Sor
rils, died (f CI, nSlunIptoio llast week
id was idicl to re:., by tI Odd I
.''llow bret,lir'n.
'The' hi.r shons Lave coeli' a<1
,ot.e an(I took 1 h1,ir part, :If Cook
County's 1)tl(-V with tliei.
The county commission,rs 1* are
gra.litlyr 5011)( Di)e rOItrls aroundi
Uainesville this month. They work
tllirty days il ('eh 1)recilct dur
ing the year if possible. \Vo have
thirty hoad of fine mules f)r road
work in thi.s couuty,
Well11, the wheat farmer is very
busy drilling in the big wheat
crop) again,
Cotton picking is in ful bhu:4.1
\Ve th i1nk tfc Lord for health,
fine %iatimr and The Sentinel,
Journal every week. blam.
HOW TO PASTEURIZE MILK.I
Simple and Safe >Ihoci uto He Pol
loed nt Home.
Pasteurized. milk is that which has
I1en heatedl to i tepotr:l"tgture of be
tween 155 and 170 degrees and kept at
that temperature from ten to thirty
minutes before being rapidly cooled
and put on Ice, says Good Housekeep
ing.. ...:. . ti
It may seem strange that a lower
temperature than the boiling point
should be the one selected, but bacteria
which cause milk to sour are killed
at 155 degrees and the disease germs
which are likely to be present are de
stroybd at 170 degrees.
For the mother who wishes to pas
teutize'At home, the simplest and (with
care) a safe home method is to place
the milk in glass jars, fill a pail with
boiling water and place the jars in
this. The water should come nearly to
the' top of the jars and above the milk.
8et the pail in a warm place and stir
he' milk occasionally. The milk is
heated to' the desired degree Wifore the
water is lOwered to the pasteurizing
temperature. Lastly and most im
portant, cool the milk by ruunng cold
wanter into'the pail, then stopper' quick
ly and( set on iee.
Remembn ler tha t pas teuirized milk maty
easily beCcomle contamthiated again', and.
only proper enare cnn sure its remailln.
lng sterIle.
Trhe Namrctas*ncu.
Thelise old1 time flowers aire a general
ifavorlite Inl the gardien, as they areo well
XIu ited to l)arItilly3 shaded places and1(
will grow and1( pleaise wherev'er good
taste will pilace them. They' are fr'a
gr'ant1, bright of color anld easily man
algedu *growiing amlong Shrubber)Cly aind in
laces'0 whiere otheri flowers w~ould( r'e
fuse to gr'ow.
They should be p)lanlted in ('ilius or
mass15es, setting the bulbs from fivec to~
eIght lincheQs apart. accordiing to size,
and1( thlree 0or four inches~ dleep.---Ralley'.
Potting Canrnations.
(Carina tions in the open giroiund should
he ciIft ed, leavu'ing a1 hal ( Of earth IiOn
thei roo0ts. In pottIinIg this hall shou11ld
be0 r'eduLced to lit thle pot by3 imans of
ai poitted stick. Try'3 to) reta)in all
r'oots. lFiI'm good soil in bet ween the
bll of' earth) and1 tihe I ot. Wat er the
fulau ts welpl and11( set the in11 3 thell shlade
1for aL week, sprlinikIin them1111 fritulenlt
13'. Aflel'lrar gradlolly acnstoml
lhem to 1mo01 lighIt and1( sill.
Harildy 10ses may13 beL pinted)QL ini all.
tuman by those whIo ulndIerstand tr'ans
plntinig operation if Hstrong field
grown laints ar'e used1. T1he hest timeo
to set thlem out isl just after the hush
becomes bare of leaves. Thei soil
should be rich.
HIow~ to Polish New hoot.
IIt is oft en very dIlfliclIt to get nlew
boots to polish brightly, but if rubbeOd
dry they will generally clean very
easily. The pirocessi should be repeat
ed if necessary.
S
JUVNML. riOOE8.
What the Sannet Little Maod ' .
Wear-A Mawey irook.
The small girl's skirts are jtte4 as
iarefuity as her nIotber's, qx are
gored and made to AM' '119 pialted
lkrt"ls a fin"QtItU1 th9j ouhlr cut be
A smart Uttle jacket for a gid
welve is built on th "pony" lines, atn
lie : gtyls re as. popular with
aer F g nU2 .all
, ul.Ql _or three-quarter
engt are node of r&tigher material
!ban they were loot year.
MUttons figure very largely upon
!lothes tihat girls of all ages wear,
SI Mi'LE iC.1Oor. HAT.
fron the tiny tot wil great fur but
tons on her coat to her debutante sis
ter, whose si:ii has Its greatest beauty.
,P; tty lg1 49[ tv*4ks are made with
the FreiCh w-aisi. ihtse bodices aire
double breasted, ivitI, yokes of red
silk, and are itTtahrK 'With red sHoutneile
braid and uaimTw )WJ;e 1i+aliiris. The
skirts are side plai ted, Nviti a doe)p
hem stitched several tiines wit h red.
Scirlet ydiirt*Ite tnntl is at conspie.
uotis shad 'among the h+t 'rain coats,
while bright blue, tau attd browu are
inure fns'.i blo he thata Ih:iek or i,av
blue. l'iilds in silk and wool or all
silk with rubber feum itons are Inade
up in a host of striking styles.
Among the new models Is a "Itom
ne1" trock Ln ttie tn TI~e. The short
skirt haa "a few g ild tucks on the
bottom, differing in width and group
ing. The top Is gathered into i ivide
abaped girdle f i ed exactly after
the style seeu in xeiney pictures and
finished at the back with butterfly
ends.
Jaunty little' ftti With "tam" crowns
have sea gulls' wid@s at fh' left side.
The bandeau is coveti * h' d narrow
ribbon crossing at 64 I,ae* and the
two ends falling in saIl'O ' af1h, over
the hair.
The hat illustrated is a shlii 3e' iidel
carried out in tan beaver, ttnhid
with a h-uge brew* velvet bow.
JUDIC CHOLLET.
FASHION STRAWS
Mary Stuart Collars Revived -- Two
Popular Colora-Petticoat Hints.
h, new tulle coler has come to light.
tt is made of flee flf. rows of tulle
shap)ed very like the Mary Stuart col
Ilar.
Every seasont brings at least one
popular color. fThis year there are two
A E BoA R
-rylprlI' lsaegen ete
---fryce. P IOandy thge wsen Neithn
studies the efl'ect of colors and( cligs
to those whieh suit her color ig. 'lTe
reIgn of a partleuliar (co0or does mnot
troutble hier ait aill.
[For short walkIng skirts that demand
a (distIict fla re at the bottom silk pet
ticoaits (lut to provide t his fuliess tire
In ordier, but ofteu the cuit of the outer'
skirt. whether the tmodel' Is ~' b.~ e
eoft material or gored In firmer stuff,
affods the desired flare, and little Is
left to the petticoat.
No Frenchwomnn would think of el
buying a ready made petticoat and U
wearing It just as she- Ands it. The u0
cumbersome drnwstrjpg' at the back 8
must be .tie away with, and a snug 9
Qttig waistbayd takes 1i4ae, 's e
AA.r,,, Qg o itte"moo y0ot r he n
ps an lbdome. just what shall be
d.ne ith Ti leick, tullnesa.. depends P
upon he Qtg t gga2r
The bodice pictured is a emart wlntei ti
model that carries with It soi o of the sa
bQlero cb .gteristlcs, but is fitted Into ti
the waist line. The sleeves are very n
pretty and odd. JUIC CHOLLET. o0
How to Remuove Tan and Freck1 i . 111
Seasonable materials for blcaching,
ti'"1i!nd'l are Ilit) acid fruit: and the
acid v'e3fM.f'in; likewise t mlatoes,
1011110111 id l-i4t . a.W shin'." the face
i Inbutt'rm1lk t(t:a. titl fr'i s, r4
lilov(A H- t ::!ld 114:1 h ; ii: , ' , 1 h '> . l C
4' a r:u. i t he :a l. h- ii t
utlcmi timc t'.: ! t'n .;nl m !ntlt.te
skin(4 w l, -y -y p- iri.- the fac
w'ilh the p al):) of the1 iI::nIs. .\ d
w'n throuh go over hw fac' w l
SOii.e go(%d powder to f till til the pores.
I)o l'ot t0 011t. fr)t' 1!ii('ll 11i11tttes or
half il hour aftor tr' :tiil ,' the face I i e
tlis iiiiier'.'' . ... -. - .. -
How to (" re L-<''r Chir r.a ieuru t
li0Qj) yourim El34z4(lrya i'nhlumis going
ti li..ile. hi.j' e by repot
td;' Qlar:gr I pots, If their r)t1 ha:ve
filed t-i O d 0110s, by the liboral u.,e
of somJi]e good fer"tilizer aIlid iltorouglh '
Viterin n, says tl Writer in1 Outing. In
1)1,1 Weather It may hic( nuustry to Ilp
ptI' \watotr "1 Jhle roo)ts tw\ic( at day1.
Alw.1 kIa?p 1het sol quiic 1i,oi{ i'.
on ie luJlou1t for1 tle1 blhick 1)eC.
This is the mSi (It dan1l;;rcOus enen111ty of
the hrysllthtmuilll. Mty re(in(ly Is
w\huie oa m ;I elted1 aur ndxmIi s wiihw
ter in the I :-portion of a smlall szed
eake to fiflteen g liins of the latter.
Ap-,ply with ;a s;)raye'r :ll t,.;:er tha phi)nt.
Do ttis repeiatedly f'e o: I.i(eo a
day nutil not a heet!e is to ho seen.
Ilimo - to LiG n"t YCid.
Rub with very slightly damp bread
crumbs. If not effectual, scrape upon
rhem dry French chalk when on the
handqafi rub them quickly together
n. Qlldirections. Do this several times.
Or put gloves tf a light color on the
hands and wiaf them in a basin of t
spirits of hartshorti, says the Boston
Traveler. Some gloves may be washed
In a strong lather made of soft soap
and warm water or milk, or wash with t
rice pulp or sponge them well with tur
petntino ark bang them in a warm
plaee or where there Is a current of air
and all smell of turpentine will be re
tid%-d:
,A1WNrery Stock.
Most o> t'r fruit ftiants may be set In a
the auitumn as sooa- as the .leaves fall I
nlaturallly, provided the gr'ound( Is in C
sood shapo and the wvork Ia carefully C
done. in transthxjl)ntinig iln autumn It Is
very important to pack the soIl firmly I
4irouni d the 4 r'oots. Ini Maistachlusetts
uin t rali itn isplaniting sh~lould be done 0
1)y the' miid 1(1 rf 4 Oct obier, w hichi will
lealve abtii. ai mionth.l before thle groundI
i'reeze.. hard14. It i.s alIso a good planit
in thle 4e:-P of iut 11 inn41 l:lt ting to )
il:uandiil labout101 the troen0 iini to stake
('''iaiip('.t!' rasphrrb-ssho tnever' be1 set
tail i'ieni :s-t :ut this time24. RhIinharh 3
is4 (ne of 4t he' )1 ii-: s Ithat I I tink shouldi
lhe set out1 it :11411in, as5 it does iint hicl
et, ini Ithe Sprutig. ii lit 1 a4! 4 of- 1 pielih
ful if~t 'iaitla pltins ii't hule Mvr:h(e
prc mtited witI them in*1 .\ichusetts
01 the1y3 ae fiew. il t ellderI and wire
iliblito wint( r Win.iury wl hen thus
phi! ted.--. Use.i (frei' I armoi andICe
Il~4 owMk to MedAer. ll'Iije
hAth frumlacteda il kufaes withe soft
v.imlper wrapngs.t54 1 ('m''r th'le itrfaes
tore ui'te withiClinsed (loil n warm
partn bfor alclearc'c fi; thentt press- o
.4't1h'r o am d hohl 1 ha 1 pl I ll'( iold.' The
jints may terwarod be oshed wet.l
witaaing and water adwl hnh
AN OLD TIME DARVEST.
While highly developed farm ma
inery bas robbed harvest time of
te bulk of its hald work and tim
ensely Rimplitled Its operations, there
*ews to have been lost in this rapid
bstitutaon of Inanimate machinery
' human hands mucll of the seutI
tent whti use<to Ije attached to the
d ime harvest, with its servies qt
raIt. and tbanksgiving to an all wise
Od for Iis goodIs in sending boun
ful rops to cheer the tillers of the
>1T. Such a serW& as the one men
oned is quaintly portrayed in Blacglr
ore' " or a u0g '
t and s eotest stories cottn rY life
i'er written. 1f'ere is iurrat 1iw,
len yle grain will jly t5 cUlt, a
doCesson Coosed of 1Ti! jejf
trin'ers of the neIghborhood, each ac
>inlaunied by the members of is iam
y, h hir'd nini and maidetis, and
(i by the p nit , wiearing gown and
IISock, withl thcr patri:sh Iible 11n his
i and : lh'strappled to his back,
rttch'l:('i to the fiehl first to he CIt.
f :f1 t' :te WIS (J)('n'd the
!rson inoral1 VI :w1 e 1'l'Ii\vo('ation) andv
,:id : r rIiat" ' er.se- frti>n the pa r
h Iiiii, .: ;'r whhh ithe Itbb the liile
)Ow :10li li i'red gIt. wiiis h utl.''
hien th1is was:: do;NI1 tHl' pr i'tI rt1.: of'
Ie 1'uar ) in tt-rt'1 (h(' fivhd, and U.,11h
i ited( lin the 1*jo\owing: "Thaink the
ord f'or' aill his meltrt'i(S and there thie
r-t fruits of his hIid." After It st
'1 etding of the Iahins by fte pair
I tl'rk the nit_'n with sickles hogaii
ie real harvest oper t.iols. ThIus the
ork progr'esse(l, Itcclmlp.liled by
Iuch least lug anl diinking, until
veliilag, \vhen there was a specill hur
t'st supper. At its close aill Joined
ithe tImoor 1arvest song, of which
1e followiIng stanizlas are the llrst
1rsc Itd its elorj:
he corn, oni, the corn; 'tis the ripening
G o ni to th toor, toy lad, and look be
Ueathl the 11n010n.
ounit cIst see-, beyond the wood rick,
how it is yelloon.
'Tis the h:trve:-thig of wheat, taid the
barley must h siiorn.
he corn, oh, the corn, and the yelltoi,
r J elilow c rn!
-lero'S to the corn, with t11e cups tt)G:n
the board!
:''e >een Ireapitn all the d04y, and we'll
rt?np laniu lho inorn
.A nd latch it home to nlon vard, and
then( we'll thunk the Lord:
t;nilar terce. dledicated to the'twheat.
arley' and oats ItV0 aiso Nung; ieCh
aving a chorus of lti' iiwn. In 9-iicLh
manner centuries ago (lid tise' siinple
inded Lnglish folk celebrate their
arvest time and render ,thanks for flog
ounties. .. -..
A WOR) 'TO HOME SEEKERS.
A precaution that would save home
eekers many trials and great loss of
lme and money would be a careful in
estigation into the meteorological rec
rd of the now country In which be
ontempItoes settling-in other words,
he record of temperature and rainfall.
Vbile there are rare instances where
he temperature and rainfall of a coun
ry may seem to have undergone a per
Qanent change, it is quite safe to as
ume that drought, heat and wind
torms which may have prevailed in
ny portion of the country in the past
ay prevail again, and It is but exe-r
Islng good sense to counit upon a re
urrence of such conditions tas not only
vithin the lInit of posilhility, but quilte
ikely. To be soniewhiat tuctre explicit.
re serIously quostimn, even in vIew of
n abiundant. ralifall for Severl y ears
ast, the wisdiont of selinhg in thiose
ortlins of the Iiota Is, Nebratska,
anItsats or Teoxa:s whiichi lie west of the
neO htundreih iteriiantz, oonunionmly
VhItle thle buinessii. of' graz/inig has been
I Ibtis I1ia0 and whlile- of Inal yea;r.s, dutet
(ickl(1d a good r etturn, thle ra isi ng o)f
heln in volvi,,esti iteh 1isk, ats the
nite Is atlliiist sttire 10 (ingi( wi,ettI h}ere
vill hei it ri,ttition ofii thie drou)tght.t and
oft witls of Itnot ye:ttrs, whten i-ett letrs
til lbe colipeflled to abanditotn their
olinigs. Ini fte a in te of ('littilte
tht hats bteen tny lbe alga in, andiI it i
i'olI to take li hIs fact inito atc'coun lt.
-ar'e of' the stratwbietrry hed. Wh'lile this
i at veryV iiple nittter, It is one1 thuit
houti Intd Ihe sl ighted . SIice It Is not
xtreont e ohI, Ibut thai w intg an fa hreezing
Iat kIlls the vines, thle bed shouthl not
>t! ('overed uttil t he gr'otund ha s bteen
oh Idly frozen, ind ess indtieed the sinow
holOd lhevr h''''iite In eottnintg. St raw,
vild ha, leav ones otr any other litter thtt
oes niot contin Wi-ed seedls will an
wer* the liltrIose5. Ti s should nIIot he
iut ont to at grea tetr deuth thuin four or'
I e Inches, .1 ust entouigh to keep the
ed In col s trage thlrough the winoter.
'htIhe thle senttehred litter Is ati InvItIng
lace fot' thin, yotur owln and1( your
e'igIhbors' lhens sthioukI ihe kept out of
het Ie so4 far tais possile1 af(ter It has
een'i put li shape for winter. WVe havi e
0ound( out strttw the best covering for
lhe strawb)Ertry lied, in that It dloes not
>aek downu too tIght and yet is not
al13 ly dininacor1 the h wind.
Farners' Union
Bureau of
Inforinat ion.
-Conducted by the
South Carolina Farmors' Educational and
Co-Operative Union.
Communleatlons intended for this depart
ment shonid be addressed to J. C. Stribling
I'eudteton, South Carolina.
State Meeting of The South Caroliga rpr.
At their meeting on the 24th of
O.ctob-r at Columbia The South
Carolia Farmers' Union was re
presented by about 100 delegates,
1 ep ro thee:t ten thousand mem,
ber:1 from 15 countes
Fromn rleport s Irom1 '1ll over the
htato it. was genorally conceded
that i.i(' ia 1ecs ill South Carolina
1:(V( 1 ' 1el'e 1in01V deter1lije(1 01'
11lOl i'-ady r a ' t('i . ir%' I0 now han l
The h11r'vest. tit f"or the1 f1m,rs
1'iO) is now r(aly and:(l orp1ninzer
(".1n n'f'w do( a thrIiv.ingi htl;sli s fI 1
i th Union :(and a good prcfitahlc
biniuess for the organizer work,
'le tollowing.relports r'rol th<
C(,rmIiittC(' was I1 authorii d publish
(<l Ily the Farmers' Union L'ureau:
i l')liT OF ('OM 1 Ill'i l: OF COTTON
Your committee on cot ton seed
an d its products beg leare to sub
tit the following
We notice that. the market (jud.
ts cot ton seed oil as being worth
ouln 2S to 80 cents per galloi,
lle 111 $2 per toln, hulls $5 to $6
pO1 ton, whll(he seV'l are selling 'at
$I;-i por toln. One year,' ;g; oil
wAs 1,ll i 1ng at. :20 to 22 cents pmt
~al{kn, mnarl $2; prcr to11, hulls $5
tO0 por w.)1' toi.
1T(re leoms to be a need of a1
mlt(ii1111m I)I'ipaCe oil Seed Since the
oil mills are buying tho seed so fi
below their value. Therefore, be
it.
Rebolved. That we advise all
Union menbers to hold their seed
for not lce than $20 per ton, and
then make extdhange of their seed
for meal to be used In mixin
themir fertilizers.
J. P. Glenn,
J. F. Hendricks,
J. B. Douthit. .
Committee.
IEPORiT ON TnlE GOOn OF TH E oR
I)CR.
We congratulate the State and
National F'armers' UiJoon upon iti
gr'and extensions of' the orgamz.a
Ouri National membership niov
numbell)rs neari, if not (quito). Oin
mill ion mICiebes.
Oart State l'armes'i i'niOn whluj
"ta rted mI Ai tid(e'rson Co,tunt v' abou01
'nnion in~ ahont 1 ot the' Counzie:
of' the State I ni t fair prospects~L o
covin g thle whlt. Stat.' duingii
it 11I NeedlI' PH wlVS\ imor (ioN0
I'.V'eiy maelntwi of our' FarinerH
I ntoni, as well as8 Etvery co2ttori
grower'*, of the' .oth , shld feel
I hanfuIlI andi prJoudt of the~ fact
hat th "arinairs' Iliio niinimiin
.uad o good th is, t he thirid Itme thai
n e have taken chariige of' Ou1 OWiU
THE I WVOIRK(i oil' f AlcMl:En' UNiIP
Ou r Prei'ss Cornmmi ttee was estab)
lished for' the purp'iose of dissemni
nating inflormuation about our fax
mers1 or'ganizAation anid farmnin
nes oeeral something ov(
01ne year ago, at which time we bi
gan our work by furnishing
weekly column m.,each The Intell
goncer and The Daily Mail, of As
dorn, S. C.
From this small beginning of
two papers of four or five thousand
subscribers we now send out our
bureau column to papers in the
cotton States that have bona fide
subscription lists that aggregate
875,000, while other papers copy
from these to an unknown large.
extent.
Instead of our Bureau column'
doing injury to our regular Far.
mers' Union organs published over
the cotton State-as we at first
apprehended-all now agree that
our farmers bolumns as published
in the cQunty papers, not only dU
good work in extending our orga.
nizltion but it, also creates a de
I mand for the different Farmers'
Union organs already being pub
liah .(I
I I:lv r'Irs 'I'o I'. I ei n OF 8(1' UTII
( .\1i('I.IN.\ Ity' O-oI'EIA
by .inbh(i)ing togethor farmers
aid At hers have formec(1 (ight., and
perha's imor(o local stock brooding
col)Ipiir.s and own at, least eight
imported coach stallions and many
other valuable breeding animals
for the purpose of improving the
fat 'o1 stock of the State.
At Anderson Abbeville and sev,
oral other places in the State our
Farmers' Union mombers have
put Iup cotton warehousoes-belong
ing to Jpion pi mxQJuaivv-at a
cost of fi-om $10,000 to *30,000
each, and are now in position to
t.ke enre of their own cotton stor
age business. . - "
Scattered over the State the fai
mers have a large ;lnmber of gin
nories owned and Imnaliged entirely
by farmers.
Our Farmers' Union 1uroau has
now in hand an order for fifteen
car loads of South Carolina Tri.
umph se"d potatoes to go to Far
mers' Union men in Alabama.
Many of our local Unions are
now selling all their cotton in large
lots, as one nIin, to the benefit of
all concerned.
OUR COoPEIRATIVE EXPERIME NT''H
Last year, at the request of An
derson County Farmers' Union,
our committee on The Good of
The Order conducted a co-opera.
tive farm experiment with the
South Carolina Experiment Sta.
tion to determine the money vake
of ground cotton seed as a manure
under cotton and corn which show.
ed that cotton steed undIer corn on
thuin land wvas[worth net al'ont 9l8
ent andi $1.21 uinder cotton per
'hundred.
TPhis ye.dr our Burean ,,"has fouir
teenI comparal'~tive field tests to de-i
term1)ine1 thle merits of'aho Aldcrich
H*ysteml of two rows of corn.
WVe also have sever'al aIcres in~
comIpar nt.io te(st an- to the merits
o,f tihe Wiii amsoni stuntin s,ystem
Ietilic(1r 1 cul ur and side app1lica
thon of IOerti.iers
Woe also( have sever'aI large lats
ini o:its to dlete.1iin4e the di fference
inl deel) plowing, disk harrowing
anid no( plowing of pea stublble be
fore drilling in oats.
'l'hio piats are measured and pro
dluct ary weighed by experts from
th() Soiutha Carolin E ~ xperiment
Stat)ona, and all the work is being
(done1 by commom farm labor on
the farma.
iRespectfully submittee,
J. C. Stribling (Ch'n.
S. A, Burns,
TV. T. Wakefield,
J1. B. Watson,
B. F. Earle,
J. P. Glenn,
Committee of Farmers Union Bu..
4reau.
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