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"( If a bumper crop should be made it will pro]
the supply of cotton will probably ne a little shoi
to have some early cotton. The crop is going to
to side-dress your crop thoroughly and as often
ton. told the writer that he knew a man in Flor3
time !he cultivated it. When he lays by lie has a
Last year he averaged 8t4 pounds of lint cott on i
zer lie applied made him over 400 pounds of lint
. Sidc-dressing is the economical and intelliger
food in a stall for a mule on Monday morning t
You don't try to eat enough yourself on Mond
need it. If a (loctor gives you a bottle of medic
M along as you need it. Fertilizer is a medicine a
as-it ieeds it. The reason cotton sheds is becaus
is plant food along as your cotto'n needs it, it weo
ding and lie will make a good crop. Now youci
that you cant apply it. And the way to fertilzt
side-dress as often as you can. You wont use to,
M You see how it pays cur Florence friend to use 1
when lie planted and then side-dressing frequenti
too much fertilizer on lands that havo been well
tion, as most of the lands in this county are. TI
tilizer. Up to six years ago France used more fe
about the size of the state of Georgia. It has a g
M is in forest and pasture, and is occupied by dwell
of the land Is taken up in roads. Allowing for a
We Want to Show You What
Mr. J. S. Fowler says: "Side dress
ing will pay a profit of 100 pr. ct." I
Elias McGee says: "Side dressing
is a paying business. Any man who
side dresses once will always do it
B. J. Smith: "It will pay 25 pr ct."
r. J. Hannon says: There is noth
E ing like it."
) J. A. Elgin: "It will pay 25 to 30
% per cent."
( Reuben Mcee: "It will increase
the (()) one-fourth."
A. E. Dean says: "'Side dressing is
very )rofitl)l(e, the plant getting the
fiill benefit of all the fertilizer and
that it. will stop the shedding of the
H. E. Cooley says: "Side dressing
pays better than it does to fertilize
M when the cro) is started."
M J. R Austin says: "It will increase
M the yield 25 per cent."
M J. R. Miller says: "I find it very
John B, McDaniel says: "It will in
crease the crop one-third."
P. L. Tate says: "It is very profit
Clyde Oreen says: "I expect to I
idress both cotton and corn this I
-'J. G. Harris says: "By side dress
ing I make from 40 to (10 bushels of
corn .to the acre where I formerly t
* madeC 20."1
SJ. D). Babb says: "He makes more
on a one-horse crop by side dressing
than his tenant did on a two-horse
crop without sido dressing.' I
S G. W. Gilliard: Finds it profitable.
F. 1E. Guber says: "It will pay (10
per cent 0on the monev invested for
M side dressing."
)1 c. M. Campbell says: "'The forti
M lizer used in side dressing pays better
than that used before the crop~ is
T.rj R. Cason says: ''le got a great'
profit by sidlo dressing.'"
M Ira . Copeland says: "'it increas
ed his yield one-third.'
R. L. Hall says: "Ho-I has been
gireatly benefitted by side dressing."'
Jas. A. Cox says it pays him well
Sand he advises every farmer to try it.
- R. J. (ainbrell says: "He miade
one-f onrth more b~y side dressing.''
You will see froma this that the estimates
Svary. T ihat es accountede for largely we think
It is very t robable that somet of them ai
time to aply It. Andl when't it is appllie~d theng
Ofcourse f dry wether sets in after that the ine
tksrain to enable the ferlilizer to bh come pha
you 'w ant to use9 high grade goods, say ouar 8.-I
it wvill certainly pay you. and fihe)- are among
We are making a great deal of 8-4-4 especia
because we know It wvil pay you.
It will prevent your cotton fronm sheddmn
Mget the wvormn next fall.
S Fertilizer thatt is put into the ground at
rains and absorption and by the time the crop 1
MJ. R, YADIYER
M President A
Mmm . :CMM ,tanM
)ably sell for more at tKe flst of the season tihai
rt in the earlv part of the fall. This being the c
start off a httle late, so if you want early cotton
is you can Joel Key?. fornerly of this place, v
nco county, South Carolina, whoside-dressed hii
pplica from 1800 to 2000 pounds < f fertilizer to ti
o the acre. We have no doubt that the last 1001
uot.tont. You can figure his prafit with ootton at
it way to fertilizer at mid beforeplanting. You
o last. him until Saturday night. Yeu feed it 1<
ay morning to last you until Saturday night, ht
h.e to tako ns a tonic, you don't take it all at on<
id a toi ic for ce- (,n r ind the wa3 to at ply it is tc
L it Is lackingin plant foo-l. If you will aipply ti
it shed an I all a gooli farmer wants is to keep h
mt depond upon sidedressing entirely. The si
iis to put it in% the groutid at or before the time c
> much fertilizer if you get the rihht kind, the Ic
800 to 2000 pounds to the acre aptilying so . o bel
y ani making 814 )ouils of it c Ittoa to) the I
prepared. as they hiav been. this year and in a g<
ke people in this country are just beginning to le
rtillizer than the whole United Statis oft Ameri
reat many cities, towns and villages in it. A gri
ings in the towns, cities, vilages and in the coui
11 of tha; there is probably a great deal less lau
Some Of The Good Farmers 4
J. S. Martin says: "With favorable
easons he finds it will increase his e
C. B. Lewis: "He finds it pays him c
0 per cent." s
J. T. West: "Finds it pays him
T. L. Rainey says: "He had rath- s
3r have one acre side dressed than 5
;wo acres nt side dressed."
W. M, Strickland says: "It pays
;o side dress."
J. ,. Bolt says: "It payrs to side 1\
Tr. G. Stewart says: "It will pay ,
roi 20 to 25 per cent."
R. 13. Cooper says: "He made 168 j
>ishels of corn on five acres of ordi
iary land by side dressing."
J. A. Lindsey says: "He left two t
tcres un-side dressed, which was not
ialf as good. as the cotton he side
tressed. He says that he made 1650 8
>ounds of cotton to the acre on the
and that was side dressed against
1000 pounds wvhere it was not side I
W. T. Clark says: "It paid him 25 C
>or cent. Finds it. pays to side
Iross cotton and corn.'',
John S. Cromer says: "It pays if fi
iot applied too late." .
J. E. Saddler says: "He made one
hird more where he side dressed
han wvhere he did not.''
Clarence W. Beatty says: "He;
inds that it has paid him the last
;wo years andl he expects to continue
.t. H-e says that he has yet to see C
mnd try a guano that is better than
Sanmuel McCrary says; "It has
paid him and he expects to continue
it and to side dress more extensively I
this year than ever."
J. W, Hlall says: "He thorough
Ly believes in side dressing. He finds:
the A. P. & O. as good if not better r
than any he ever usedl.'"
Wmn. F. Lee says: "'It paid hand- t
somely wvhen properly applied at the
proper time."' t
B. M4. Aull says: "H~e finds, it prof
J. M4. Knox: "It makes at least
one-fourth more cotton to the acre.
Hie expect to side-(lress his whole
crop this year.''
made by different, farmers of the extra prIofit, nu
iy theo diff'eiene in the times it is apphedr.
plied the side 4 iresser 1oo iate We think June is
t, is certainty the miost profitable investment y'on
)re)sR woni' be as miuch as if the wvether conditio
nt food. \ ou svant to apply your side.-dresser as
.If these me~n whose names we have given kno
he best farmers In Anderson Uounty.
Ily prepiaredl to side--dressing. It is for sale and v
g. it will bring it in early and the chances are thi
md hefor.. planting firaduially grows weaker, of<
>egins to fruit the plant food (fertilizer) is weaker
i it will later on, as France than in Georgia
nee, it will pay you whole United states of
the way to get it is. any risk in putting do%
nd now in Darling- this country. They hr
j cropy nearly every rent for $75 an acre a y
ie acre of his cotton, the pecle and to inak
) pounds of fertili- and then they are uin
14c a pound. WV'can all reemi
aon't put enough Do. Sold more 16 per c
mg as he needs it. As a side dresser.
it eat it along as you lowvr grado goods. I
:e, but you take. it Now soda acts quic
i feed the crop along Our 8-4-4 is made of h
io fertilizer. which feet on the crop of a g
is cotton from shed- practically no potash ii
-ason may bo such Now Potash preve
f paniting and then to Stand drought bette
ind we are malcin4. great advntago to a ci
ore planting, soflb made more cotton last
icro. You wont use cotton last year if less
)od state of cultivL- Lon. on 300 acre of 8a1
arn how to use fer- cotton. You can flgw
ca. Now France is another year but no in
)at deal of the land It will probably br
itry. A great deal dresi it, as that pushe:
d ia i cultivation ir s
This County Who Have h
Foster L. Brown says: "That for
very 100 pounds of well balanced
artilizer to the acre, used as side
resser he expects 100 pounds of seed
otton increase per acre. He says,
uppose your land made 1000 pounds
f seed cotton by using 300 pounds of
-3w3. By adding 500 pounds more
on ordinarily get. 1500 pounds of
LNd cottood as follows:
00 8-o-nds 8-3-3 $6.25
fpplyicg sathe per acre .50
pathrring a llbs no .t50 2.50
t dl cost 9.25
akiggr50ea pounds extra seed
cotton, or 175 potids linteat
even '100' pounds(1 $17.50
-azing) off all cost 9.25
,eaves extra Proft $8.25
rot counting the extra seed. I con
dler the money I invest ill fertilizer
do best r iestment I hpake."
John u. Bolt says: "It paysto use
f4-4 as a side dressWr. "
P. T. Haynie says: "It increases
is crop 25 per cent."
Ji Er. Stevenson says, it has id
teased his crop 50 per cent.
L. Osca Dea says Crp d . bet
upposhey fruit bette mad hold pounds
fi edcttrnwhenuside 300se pouno
Pa3l3. Myaring says hond gathre
ooriaiyg.1500 pounds of cto otear
oueds otton its ot sid rsd
Shsyedfon00t300 pounds 8--3f62
tlyittn tom ther acre.5
cll cos Gabl.2yiticrae
aing rp0 pund cent ase
coon, 25or 17c punsninta.
'aking ob ays, iot wil.25e w
ea xtra rofto toevryto 5o
~.derteony hosphaes in frilizerpa
P. . Haynoe says: It inc rmses
iso 25 Per ent
. E. Steveso says, it l aslubin-h
rased fehisr5er uen.
N..scaress says, heros sibe
Ir, they cfrunet and hdold the
dhe th'r~e- cs;noteCO)neamr
aul D.ak oMa arin sasho ~athe redti
500 aroundsag of cotto to stthis acre
rery at yoianadso side-dressdagi sin00
ouanythg aiot it nsidedress ye
Go. an youonela, it tfoasie-n
Gdi.iedfom20t the beund forf
ee tno the ealacr wl res.n ae h
E. P.eGby breo ofys, th oi nretaned
is crod is weren. Fo vr on
auG 011obsas Cowlmk w
xtr -ae fcto oeeytno
IKEN-- ta h ssS sd
trse.A P.&/ os.844py
So you see that they must fertilize very heavil;
America. They must put it down a great deal he
n too much fereilizer to pay well. Tie lands in F
ve been in a high state of cultivation for hundred,
ear, They have lots of people to feed, so it is necl
farming profitabl. They know that the only wa.1
g a very high grade fertilizer. The people here ar
er when 12 per cent acid was as high as was used.
int acid than any other kind. We sold more high
iothing lower grade than 8-4-4.should be used. 'I
e think that the 8-1-1 goodi will pty better than r
kly and exhausts. That is like a crop getting a g:
gh grade phosphoric acid, high grade blood and t
)od soaking season followed by showers, to keep il
i it. This 8-4-4 of ours has 4 per cent potash.
its rust, in cotton and blight and various other dis
e than it would without it. It also develops the li
op. You dont get this a.vantage in using soda a
year than any county east of the Mississippi rivet
ide dressing had been done. W. A. (Bud) Simps(
I last Year. He side dressed liberally. It cost hiL
e his profit with cotton at 14c a pound, Now we
atter what the price is, the more you make to the
ng a better price early in the seasoi than it will I
een Using Our Fertilizers As
J. H. Martin says, it pays him at
least 60 per cent. 1
Elias Earle bays, he made 24 bales
of cotton on 20 acres of land last year lI
by side dressing.
John T. Green says, he can safely e
say that it increased his crop from 20 e
to 33 1-3 per cent. C
Johnathan McClellaud says, it
more than pays and he expects to c
side dress his crop again with Ander
A. C. Milford says, it pays him
overwvhe im ingly when appiled along
about the first of June.
Mrs. M. F. Kelley says, it pays 25 a
per cent. on cotton and 50 per cent on
S. H. Whitefield says, it about a
doubles his yield. He expects to al- c
w ays side dress hereafter and to use
Anderson goods, as it is the best he
has ever used.t
J. D. Cartee says, it payz from 25'
to 40 per cent. 11
Lewis D. Blake finds side dressing
M. T. Fleming says, he finds heI
made at leest 1-4 more by side dress
Rev. W. B. Hawkins says, it will it
increase the yield 1-4 where the prep-'
aration has been satisfactory.f
E. B. Griffin says, it will make 1-4
more cotton by side dressing and oni
some land he has doubled the yield a
by side dressing.
J. H. Pruitt says, it pays hand- ~
somely and he expects to continue it.
Joe W. Clement says, it increases
his yield at ldast one-fourth, a
E. C. Rogers says, it increases'his
yield at least one-fourth. It
J. J. Smith says, it increased his C
yield at least one-third.
R. I. Elroll finds it pays well. I
W, K. Maddox says it increases ~
the yield one-third.
Eugene Mays says, he wvould not a
farm without using side diessing, as
it increases the yield from 30 to 50 g
per cent and sometimes more.
A. R. Allen says he made a bale of r
cotton to the acre,by using 300 lbs of
fertilizer' as a side dresser.
H-. M. T~ate says, he would not farm<
wvithout it. It pays handsomely to I
feed crops while they grow.
'ant food durig the fruirving sason than at any
>lied with susficient p'ant f oodi to sustaim it. St. I
Icened anid is graduall growing weaker, wvhile the
it throwvs off or sheus all ihe fruit it is unable to
ling is to furnish it with plant food by side-dressli
T1he Ccasonl for side dIressinfi is short and if you
lime you see your mistake it is too late to correct ii
ood the quickcer you can digest it, and the finer yo
-easing must act quickly to be profitable.
bis. Don't jeopardize a dollar to save a dime, rati
lant grow rapidly bhades the ground quicker ard
uilds up your land.
of view side-*dressinag is profitable.
4 Co., Ai
y when more is uazd there than in the
avier than we do here. So. you 'vont tin
rance are much better than the lands in.
i of years. A great deal of their land- will
,ssary for them io nako big crops to feed
, to do this Is to use a good deal of fertilizer.
e using 'higher gradti fertilizer every year.
This year tht Anderson Phosphate & 0 1
grade fertilizer this year than ever before.
hat acts more rapidly. and acts better than '
itrate of soda as a sidc-dresBer.
od soaking season, followed by a dry spell.
mnkage. and fish scrap, so thtt it has the of
growing and healthy. Nitrates of soda has
oases cotton is snbject to, It enables cotton
tit. makes a l-etter boll, and altogether is a
a side dresser by itself. Anderson county
Anderson county would have made less .
on of near Piedmiont made 300 bales of cat
a less thain $5.000 to make his 800 bales of
don't know what cotton is going to bring
acre the more profi, you have to the acre,
.ter. The way ;o get early cottou is to side
i Side-Dresser ThinK It )
J. L. Pettigrew says, it incoasod
is crop at least one-fourth,
C. H. Gassaway says, it pays and
.o expects to continue it
J. Belton Watson says, it increas
d his yield at least one-fourth. He
xpects to side dress this year more
xtensively than ever.
Dr. J. M. Richardson says, it in
reases the yield from 20 to 25 pr. ct.
S. N. Brown says, it increases the
ield from 15 to 25 per cent.
F. E. Watkins says, he uses 300
ounds as a side dresser as soon as
he cotton gets large enough to run
round and finds it profitable.
Nelson R. Green says, it will in
rease the yield of cotton about 1-3
nd will almost double the yield of
P. D. Martin says it pays from 20
> 25 per cent.
John T. Milford says, it pays as
C. F. Martin finds it profitabl to0
H. H. Russell says, he ises 500 lbs
> the acre and of this e uses 300
)5 in side dressing and finds it prof
Wade Drake says, he would notM
irm without side dressing. It is the N
hieapest labor he can get and- pays M
t least 100 per cent.
A. S. Morgan says it pays 100 per M
L1nt. Hie never expects to work a
r'op without it.
L. N. Martin says side dressing
dds 100 lbs of lint cotton to the acre.
H. T. McFalf says it pays from 10
o 50 per cent depending on the time+
f apphicatlon and the seasons.
J. N. Nance says side dressing
B. F. Gentry says it pays at least
0 per cent.
W. H. Martin says, if conditions
re favorable it will pay 25 per cent.
John Allen says it will pay from
0o to 75 per' cent to side dress. M
W.E tone says, he makes about M
0prcent per acre more where he y
ide dresses than where he does not.
J. McKing of Bel ton says, side
Iressing is a hobby of his and . that
10 has found it exceedingly profit..
oth~er time. 'Phie reason cotton sheds is )
hat at the very timie It needs the most plant
mc~reasing fruit is inlcre'a'ing the strai.. on
supplort. aiii that cuts the crop) off. Now the
sg wvith a goodIfertilizer. Get the be.t fert iii
nake a mistake its Nele'cting~ your fertilizer' fr
,Get a wvel i ulve'rised( fertilize er. The
u have your fertilizer the quicker it becomews
wer use the dime andl save the, dollar. Side
make more vegetable matter to be returned