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Twelve Till?os Farmers; Gs^^a*-)
So^. "T3%:-3?etT"<5n an covered .-la rici .
Begiin-breaking tough elay.orsbd
lands for-nest- season/a crop?, plow
ins just a little deeper' than yon
nave been doing heretofore^
2. Hani onf all manure and spread
it on the soil Mclean np the hc-rny ard
and get . eve^r. bit of humus and
plant food 'out where it will-do
. 3. Clean off the fields; get rid of
bushes and weeds. Get a stump pul
ler, or some dynamite and blow ont
4. Drain the wet lands that have
not been producing anything. Tile
is best; next, stones pr pine poles:
third, open ditches and terraces.
5. Set out fruit trees, grape vines,
shade trees, shrubbery, and hardy
perennial vines and flowers.
6 If there is San Jose scale in
your orchard, spray 'the tre?s with
lime-sulphur wash. If in doubt
about the scale, send infected twigs
to your experiment "station or to us.
7. Kill the hogs as soon as they
are in condition; and. make just as
much high-quality bacon, lard, sau
sage, etc., as possible from them. A
fancy product always brings a good
8. See that the barn is made com
fortable for. the stock, and that the
poultry houses are tight on three 1
sides and clean everywhere.
9. See that the house is snug and
cozy as it can be made. Look with
special caro to the kitchen, water
supply, and the wood pile.
10. Get some books or bulletins
and study farming. Give the chil
dren good books and papers, some
frames and some music.
"ll. Send to our advertisers for
catalogs of machinery, stock, otc,
and see what they have to say.
- 12. Make a sfudy of your farra,
and decide upon a definite rotation
and a definite plan of work for next
j No Clock Needed.
The decision of the Ohio Metho
dists to banish clocks from their
churches, says the Washington Star,
recalls the story of the witty old
elder who sat^n a meeting where it
was'proposed that a clock adorn the
wall of the new church. Opposition
developed, and a rather spirited
controversy took place. It looked
like an even break, and as both
sides entertained a high opinion of
Brother Smith's views? on all mat
ters, be was asked to express him
self. *5 am against the proposition.
The church is no place for time.
We meet there to consider eternity."
The proposition was lost.-News &
Whether you ueed a
you to call. We are re
We have handsome !
Mahogany, in China,
Toilet Sets. They are
the most fastidious and
you seen our Cut Glass
sortaient of Rugs and
sortment of Sterling Si
sortment of Violins Gi
We extend a
REASONS why you should send
your sons and} daughters to
the South Carolina Co-Edu
I. IVcause only a limited number of bonnlers is taken, thereby making
possible for each student to redeive the personal attention of the
.2. Edgefield is noted for its health-being situated in a high, dry,
3. Handsome new brick buildings with modern improvements and up
4. Extensive grounds-beautiful oak grove-ideal surroundings.
5. High-toned, cultured, Christian men and women compose thc
Faculty; fourteen teachers, each a specialist. '?'
G. Greatest care used in selecting teachers whose personal influence
over the students will be derating.
7: The President and ten teachers live in the building with the students.
H. From the time students reach Edgefield until they take the train
for their homes: they are under the watchful- care and close
personal attention of the President and and Faculty.
9. Regular study hours morning, afternoon and night under the direct
supervision of the teachers.
10. High standard-thorough course of study-o ar work bears close
II. In competitive examination for West Poiiit, Annapolis and other
scholarships, our students have always been eminently successful
12. On account of our thorough Literary Course, excellent training in
dicipline and the general upbuilding of character, morally and re
ligiously, our graduates arc always in demand as teachers, stenog
raphers, bookkeepers, etc.
1??. Table supplied with good, wholesome and properly prepared food;
eight teachers in dining room with students.
14. Comfortable and home-like bedrooms. No crowding allowed in
any of the depnrtments of thc institution.
lf>. Because for eighteen years our school bas been in successful op
eration under trte same management, theicfty provirg itself worthy
to ask for your patronage
10. Not withstanding the expensive Faculty employed, the wholesome
and abundant table fare and the other home comforts; tho chartres
Next session begins Sept- :?0th. For catalogue and application
F. N. K BAILEY, President
Edgs?eld, S. C. .
ristmas or Wedding
Buggy, Furniture, Household Furnishings, Christmas or Wedding present, we invite
adv for the buying public, with every department well filled.
Suits, Dining Chairs, China Closets, Dining Tables, Beautiful Rockers in Oak and
we haVe^full Dinner sets or can sell you a single piece. See our beautiful *o-piece
being greatly-admired. - In Silverware, nur new and beautiful designs will please
exacting buyer. We have ne\ er been better equipped ii? this department. Have.
;? The designs are new and our prices much lower than the city stores. Large as
Art Squares, Nothing will make a more suitable Christmas present. Beautiful as?
Iver and Solid Gold Jewelry; stock just replenished for the:holiday trade. A full as
litars, Mandolins, Banjos, etc.
cordial invitation to the people of thetown and county to call
and inspect our large stock.
Rives Brothers Useful
E have, many articles suitable to make holiday Presents
Such as Linen Bureau scarfs, stamped pillow t.ops#
All of Linen drawn work. Stamped and drawn
table covers, stamped towels. Ladies fancy silk
scarfs for eveni.ig head wear. All kinds of ladies
and gents neckwear
Ladies Linen Handkerchiefs, Ladies embroider)' and
fancy handkerchiefs, Gent's? linen Handkerchiefs, Bed
room slippers, ladies fancy belts, ladies fancy combs for the
hair. Make our store your meeting place.
Edgefleld, S. C.
Our Christmas Supply of
Staple and fancy Groceries.
is up to the highest Standard and our fancy gro
ce ries cannot be excelled. The best Hams
coffee are also here. "Iris" flour heston market
If in need of any of the following, call or phone 38 ;
and they will he delivered to you on short notice'.
New crop Georgia Syrup, Orange Mai malade, Jelly, preserves, cranberries. Heinz sweet
pickle, bottle pickles, Queen and stuffed olives at all prices, Sweet pappers, canned goods, Fruit .
cake ingredients, spices, apples. Oranges, cocoanut?, bananas, candies, Fireworks of all kinds
a nd decorated Crockery.
Give us your order and it WILL be just right
May & Prescott
1909 Offer On Pianos
Factory closes the 25th year of its history^ makes
special offer at the end of a quarter of a century.
100 Farrand Pianos, regular price $400.00 to be of
fered in this section for $300.00 each while they last,
sold direct from the factory*
For convenient distribution Holland Bros.,of Green
wood, S. C. are their authorized diistributors in this
section. The factory desires to double during 1910
the output of any previous year and this is the rea
son for making this unprecedented offer.
This Piano is the finest that money, skill, art and experience can produce .anii
is fully warranted formen years. This guarantee is backed up by millions of dol
lars. One price to all. \ \ j
S')ld for cash or on terms of easy pa\*m*nt# For further information.,call on or,
Distributors tor the Farrand Company, Derroit, Mich., and London, England,'