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rtFIRST: S'1lect your Strain r-f Bird,
Improve them Everv 4 ''ml
Good Clok tit the Hfa of your
WHEN YOU MATE UP.
You will soon mnate upl your pens;
for breeding, and there are certali
partleutlar you must bear in mind to
When you have culled out all over
three years old and those with gross
defects, then take "The Standard of
Perfection" into the pen and select
from the remainder those that are
nearest to the standard type.
If your-fowls look like three cents
when you apply this criterion. It is
time to buy new birds. You can't
breed something out of iothing.
STUDY YOURI BIRDS.-Indeed. the
successful chicken hustler is always
studying his birds. The poultryiman
who doesn't study hen nature and
thinks he has such a surplus of gray
matter that he can throw a breeding
pen together like a boy pitching quoits
had better "go away back and sit
down." for if he's up front he got in
on some other fellow's ' or climbed
htudy y 'he people
who wait e whistle
blow befor the train
generally n -form and
There's no luck in
shaking cil .me dice. You
may get a blanK.
WVhen the solons of the poultr' world
who sell hens for a thousand dollars
.ockerels for flve hundred
mve thousands of bonton
ect from must sit down for
- :udy out a single mating. Is
lesson for those who mate
their pens with breakneck speed?
If birds are mated now you may he
surprised at unforeseen changes you
will make. You will thus catch the
drones. the hens that will not frater
nize with the male, and elimlnate from
the pen the hen that continually bullies
fly this early removal of' thme hirds to
a 'en by thenwelves they mamy receive
that special care and feeding which are
niecessary for them to have to insure
a good output of fertile eggs. for it
is n fact that lhens for breeding musst
have different treat ment froam those
which are simply fed for market eggs.
This is often overlooked until the first
test of the incubator shows great ini
fertility. A great many poultrymnen do
their shoving at the wrong end of the
The hens that are pushed at the be
ginning of winter are up agalust the
wall when hatching time comies.
The doctrine that you should sepa
rate the male bird from the i'emales
until breeding time to promote his
productive powers is a big take. 1)o
this if you wish to ruin the bead of the
BAD DISQUALIFICATIONA. -Re
.ieet birds wvith the following defects:
Wry tails, crooked backs and breast
bones, side sprigs, lop combed males,
squirrel tails. diminutive tails, white
faced coekerels except Bllack Spanish.
deformed henks. purple barring, brassi
ness, white lobes in WVynndottes and
Cochins, pinched tails. feathered shanks
on clean legged varieties, clean shanks
on feather legged breeds, swinging
crops andl drop wings.
You need not wait three weeks to
discover if the eggs are fertille. Test
them with a strong light at the end of
If time eggs are all infertile, replace
the male bird with another. It part of
the eggs are infertile, you either have
too many hens or certain of thme memi
berg of the hatlim do not stand in well
with Mohammed. If a reconciliation
cannot be made quickly, remove the
Don't keep your ducks in damp quar
ters andI on hard, cold boards. leurnish
clenn., soft litter and be decent.
Don't keel) dlucks with chickens.
Their feed is different. Ducks alnd
droppings are a combination to restrict
the duck supply.
Don't sell dick eggs for a song. They
command a high price for Ihebrew
trade. Write to an egg house for
1; seond): stickt tdo O-Or-m; TW1.1:
Sm; Fourth: A w.iys ke., a
Don't foigebt t0 sa1v those duck feath
er. F'eather beds are no longer light
ning protectors, but there's nothing
better for a boll than a duck feather
Don't undervalue those bantams
They lay many eggs, takce up less roonm
and eat little. Let the boys have a
Don't forget that pheasants aren't
canaries. They are ornamental. but not
to iang among window curtains.
Don't house pheasants with other
stock. Give them lots of room and
r'esh nir. Let them go.
Don't mix turkeys. chickens and
geese. Birds of one feathor should
Don't tolerate scrapping roosters
They are a nuisance. The fighters
aren't fathers of Rooseveltian families
A SETTIN' HEN.
W1en a hen Is bound to set.
Seems as though 'taint etiket
Dowsin' her in water till
She's connected with a chill.
Seems as though 'twas skursley right
Givin' her a dreadful fright.
Tyin' rags around her tail.
Poundin' on an old tin pall.
Chasin' her around the yard.
Seems as though 'twas kinder hard
BeM' kicked and slammed and shooed
'Cause she wants to raise a brood.
I sh'd say it's gettin' gay
Jest 'cause natur' wants its way.
While ago my neighbor Penn
Started bustin' up a lien:
Went to yank her off the nest,
Hen, though, made a peck and Jest
Grabbed his thumb nail good and stout,
Liked to yank the darn thing out.
Penn. he twitched away and then
Tried again to grab the hen.
But, by ginger. she had spunk.
'Cause she took and nipped a chunk
Dig's a bean right out his palm:
Swallowed it. and cool and calm
Histed up and yelled. "Cah-dah!"
Sounded like she said. "Hoo-rah!"
Waal, sir, when that hen done that.
Penn he bowed. took off his hat.
Spunk Jest suits him, you can bet
"Set." says he, "gol darn ye, set!"
THE BEST WATER VESSEL.
rhe poultryman has some trouble to
get a drinking vessel to fill the bill.
IIere 1a our favorite. You can see
h1ow1 handy it Is. It is made of galvan
Ized fron, and three gallons is about
Ihe proper size, though suit yourself on
PIG. I-TO OAnnIY AND FInn. FIo. hI-It
POSITION FORl SEnIVICE,
that. Our first one cost $1.50. Trh
home tinner made us one dozen for $(
Advantages.-Need not fill every day
easily filled and carried; holds large
quantity water; does not slop out; keepi
clean and sweet; cannot burst fronr
freezing; chickens cannot drown in it
water runs into trough only as use<
and does not freeze so quickly.
Caution.-Do not use Douglas miixtun
antd other acid preparations in meta
vessels. Servo them In earthenware
Clean and disinfect with one of thu
muany coal tar preparations.
H ATCH ING SCH EDUL.E.
Chickens .......... 21 Pheasants .-......- 2
Ducks ........... 28 Guinea lhens...2
Turkeys ........ 28 Partridges ..... 2
FEATHERS AND EGGSHELLG.
Eggs are on the wing. and it's not th'
hatching season, either.
The neat box under the droppin;
board is the greatest Invention of mai
to stop hens laying. ['1owv many mite
(10 you get fr'omn those nesta ever'y day
Do you keep a mite record?
D~o youl think you are something i
the chickenu world? We'll, we den
mnhind your crowing, but don't scr'atel
D~on't lIe about your' egg record, don
lie about your' stock, don't lie abotut th
Canada, the( goose country on thi
side of the big i)ond, shipped muic
gander into the United States. Russi
has twenty-eight varieties of goose an
is the groose countr'y of the world.
Are you illing up your hens witi
patent egg force? It' a lnzy poultry
man who ahirks his work and substi,
tutes drugs for diligence. sell your
hens now, wh!ie prikes are high, be
fore the sheriff sells them oft for any
Do you muake your wife do the chick
en work while youl sit by the stove mid
rest yourself? Bletter read over yve.n
marriage certificate and be a man.
Mr. Slowjake tuakes up his pens foi
breeding early in Alril. Mr. Getthere
has his made lp alrendy.
When you see a red headed girl. look
for a white horse. When you see a
red headed hen. look for a white egg.
, Whent you fe ' like klcking your
chickens. Just si" ile long meter dox
ology. It will 6e a noVelty to you to
feel relig!ou. and the change added
to the rations will make the hens lay
Invite the roostera to join li th<
When things go wrong in the chieket
lioire. don't l:1ite it on the woian
Ahtami trieri that trick. and it didn't
wo:*k. Bie tip to date.
Speelal From Paiana.-Fresh eggi
now retail on the Isthmus at $1.2(
the (ozen. and tuon:rel chickens arc
$1..,0 apliece. but gold laced arny offi
cers and sinaps tire for sale at any o(
Four imillion four hundred thousand
dozens of eggs were shipped to Sat
FracIisc) frotn l'etalunia last year
l'et:aunu iii Is called the White Leghort
C'y. They lt ve White Leghorns h
s:acks. but no coons to burn.
No do.ibt there are a grea
many people in Pickens county
who are wondel ing what is th(
object of the Pickens Count
Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stoci
Association. Neither member
nor officers draw any salary
They have meetings frequently
and at times leave their busines
and farms to attend the busi
ness of the association. Th
whole purpose is to build up th
poultry industry in Picken
county; t6 cause more people t
turn their attention to breedin
thoroughbred poultry instead o
Many p.'ople are making larg
sums of money out of thorough
bred poultry, while the ordinar
parson raising mixed breed
rarely ever realizes more than 3
Or 50 per cent. per year. Mi
U. R. Fischel, of Hope, Ind., i
one of the many successfu
breeders of thorou ghlbred poulI
try. He began less than fiftee
year's ag~o with fifteen Whit
Plymouth Rocks; to-day he ha
120 acres in poultry and i
ma king $15.000 to $20,000 elea
profit annually. He recently sob<
0ne cocker'el to a southeri
breeder for $200-more thaa
the ordinary mnonigrel breede
realizes out of his whole fioci
for several years.
C. W. Fowler, of;tSmyrna
Ga,, is a young man whoi
making raupid progress wit]
thoroughbred poultry. HeI too]
up the business seven or eigh
years a go with five oi' six Butl
Plymouth Rocks and is now dc
voting his whole time to th
poultry business. He has prov
ed to be the right man in th
right pla~ce, and1( has succeede<
in r'aisinig birds to sell for $12
and eggs for $15 a setting. H
also stated that the smalles
price obtained for his culls soli
for br'oiler's last ,year was 60
Tennessee5~(~ and Texas take th
4lead in the production of poultr;
in the SouthI. Tennessee hel<
11 shows this season and Texa
14. South Car'olina held thre
-Spartanburg, Greenville ani
SPickens sho w same interest ii
3 our state. Towa is the leadini
? state ini the Union in the prc
ductioni of poultr'y. Th~lat stat
i held .43 shows this season, prov
t ing that exhibitions are neces
-sary to keep) the industry pushe
t to the front.
We are always glad to ge
nw members to help push thi
Siior'tant lnndustr'y to the' froni
ri which wilhl add wealth to th
:1 whole county when properl
managed. E. HI. CRAIo.
.UE N ISjT E.
Bostoi Banker Says Hi
less for that Le
Carleton I. Hutchinson, a leading t
banker and broker of Boston, with I
ofilces at 8 Congress Street, in that 1
city, has recently come out with a very -
In the widespread discussion over i
Cooper's new theory and medicines f
which has spread over the country so a
rapidly, Mr. Hutchinson has taken the t
side of those who say that Cooper's I
theory is correct and his medicine all I
that he claims.
Mr. Hutchinson's emphatic state- c
ment is as follows: "Anyone afflicted
with chronic Ill health and a general c
run-down condition caused by stomach I
trouble, who does not try this man c
Cooper's medicine, is very foolish. I v
say this after a most remarkable ex- c
perience with the medicine. I
"I heard of Cooper's success first f
when he was in Chicago, as I have a e
private wire to that city in connection c
with my business. Later, when he I
came East, I learned more of him and
his theory that stomach trouble causes r
most ill health. I have had no faith %
In anything not prescribed by u phy- I
sician for each particular case after
careful diagnosis, but after eight years 4
of constant suffering, during which,
TIME TA R.LE NO 7
Supersedes Time Table No 3
Effective March 10 1907
Read Down Road Up
No 9 No 11 STA'TIONS No 10 No 12
Mixed Mixed Mixed Mixed
415 a m 11:) ai ly i kem ar 8:30amn :05pm
6:5; am 11 55n aFergulao ii 8:25am 5:0 pin
7:05 imi 11:45 amn *Pairsonf's 8:15aIm4:60 pm
-7: 10 aum 11:51) an OA riIl, 8: 10Onai 4:45 pmi
7:15 aim 11 :55 nim 'Mautldin 8:05amn 4:404 pinm
7:20 ami 12:00) In air Easley Iv 8:00amn 4:35 pmn
All train dally except Sunday
No 9i coiiiicti with sontlierai Italwa-y No 421
No 10 connects with Solitlierai Iailwity No 12
r No. I I connets with Southern Rtailway No 29
No 12 connects with Southierti Railway No III
IFor any information apply Lo
. TV TAYLOR Gen Maniager
75 Acres Wood land in
Pickens county on Easta
too creek, known as Mur
plr-ee or- Eildley lands.
Will sell for $10. per
First come, first served.
J. J. FRET WE LL,
Aiidlerson, S. C.
A. BRANDON TAYLOR,
PICKEi4S, SOUTH CAROL1NA.
Surveying, Mapping, and Tfopographi
cal work a Specialty.
M. C. LONG,
SOver Postoflice, Anlderson, S. C.
SPractice in all Courts in Sonath Carolina
Don't neglect your,
4' Statistics show that
4' alone over 200 people
s 4 consumption.
1 4.And most. of these
be ~living..ow-i they h
You know hoiw
s cough or cold.
AL DRUGGI neSSa
RS IN MISERY
s Life Has Been Ho
ngth of Time.
ime I spent over $1,500 with
utely no relief, I felt that it would at
east do no harm to try the medicin
thich I was hearing so much about.
"During these eight years I ha"
een forced to go without solid food
or five and six weeks at a time. X
.ways had a sour stomach, was
roubled with formation of gas, and
ed the usual miserable life of the dys-t
ieptic. I was dull, tired, nervous and
.loomy all the time, and was always
"I have taken Cooper's medicine a
omparatively short time. For the
ast month I have not had the slight
at sign of stomach trouble. I can eat
nything with no bad effect whatso
ver. I have a fine appetite, am gain-,
ng flesh very rapidly, am cheerful,
ull of energy, and my nervousness has
isappeared. My bowels are in perfect
ondition for the first time in eight
"I don't hesitate to say that I would
Lot take 50,000 and be back where I
vas. My relief and thankfulness is
We sell Cooper's famous preparation
lescribed in the above statement.,
-Pickens Drug Co.
1.2 D. Moor's Here Yet
A lot of people have ups and downs%
3ut mine have alway been down,
TIIAT'S A FACT.
Sometimes I'm glad, sometimes I'm
iad, but long to tell my story when wo
:attlewhanged through this vain world,
I am in the market for Beef, 8heep,
Pork and Mutton. Sell a heap of meat,
md always like to sell to those who
want to buy of me. but don't . want to
iell to tikose who don't want to buy of
mne, because there are enQugh that trado
with tme to take all that I can get.
TILE THIRD FACT.
I still buy hides green or dried. I buy
anything you got, always want some.*
thng bu., can't tell what. So come and
see how it' will be when you buy your
meat from ine. And remember the old
meat market Moore as in daya of yore,
The olu meat. market,
J. D. MOORE.
CHAILESTON & WESTERN CAIOLINA
Arival and Departure of Trains, Greene
ville. S. C. Efrect ive April 14, 1900.
3:30 a n, No. 48 dilly except Sunday, for Lan
retaS ianid termeac.diate sttiutioms, arrive at
Lauzeti 9:00 a II
12:15 p m1, No. 53 dily for 1.nzrens, Clinton
Newberry, Columnbia, Suteir atid Charles.
ton conniectinig at S1up !ter with A. C. L.,
Train No. 82 for Richimotd. Wahington
and eastern ciaties. anid at Lauroens with C. &
W.;. Train No. 1 for S.ataburg and
trini No 2 for Greenwood, A ngusta, etc.
Arrive Lzaurenis 135 p mo, Clinton
2:22 p mn, Newbecrry 3.1(0 p. mI, Coluimbia 4:45
Sumoter tt:20 p in. Charlest'on 9:40, Spartan
hburg 3:30 p,. mI Greenwoodt 2:46 p, m, p mi
Autguta~ 5'25 . m i.
i:401 p m, No. )30 t~aily except Sunday. for Lau
remns and intermediaite sttionts. Arrive aL
0:20 a im, No. 87, daily except Sunday froma
Lau11rens and initermiediate btlton.
00 p mn, No. 85, daily except itunday, from
L~eauretns antd itermiitate tatttions.
:25 p mn No. 52, d nIly f rom Ch arleston su m ter,
Colu'nmbiai, N ewberry, Chinton, spartanhnttrg,
A uguta, Greenwood Laurens. etc.
Traims ho. 52 and 53 run through between
3harlemton withouat change:
J. W. Ligon, A gi. Geo. T. liryan Genm. AgE .
GREENVIL LE, 8. C.
Ernest Williams, G. P'. A,
I. M. Itraind. Traf. Man. Augusta Ga.
in New York City
die every week -from
consumpti es might
ad not neglected the
* you to throw off a
t s~c. AND $1.00.