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Pianos and Organs
At present we desire to call especial attention to
the Adain Schaff piano, which is used exclusively
in the public schools of Chicago. The factory has
been established forty years. It is a strictly high
grade standard piano. Prices of uprights are from
$300 to $500.
We have sold over 1,500 Farrand organs and all
of them are now giving satisfaction. We also car
ry a line of other makes of pianos and organs. Any
of our goods are sold on liberal terms of payment.
Satisfaction guaranteed in every particular,
Greenwood, S. C.
Horses and Mules
Before buying see
Horses and mules. *
Our prices are right.
We invite our Edgefield friends to call at our
store when in the city and inspect our large stock
ot silverware, Cut Glass, Watches, Diamonds, Gold
and Silver and novelties of all kinds.
We are constantly replenishing our stock with
the latest and newest designs from the most reliable
manufacturers and importers. Our prices are very
reasonable. It will be a pleasure for us to servr you.
A. J. Renkl,
706 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia.
of South Carolina
This is the year for you to return to your "first love,"
the Old Reliable "Star Brand" Wilcox & Gibbs Guano
Co's Manipulated Guano, and use it on your crops ex
clusively. It has given satisfaction wherever used for
over 45 years, and is acknowledged by those who use
it to be the best all-round Cotton and Corn Fertilizer in
the world. It gives you the Best Results for the Least
Money. It is Cheap in price, High Grade in Analysis,
made of the Best Materials, and has a record of 45 years
which proves its Superior Value as a Crop Producer,
For Economy and Best Results this is The Fertilizer for
you to use. Ask your Merchant for it and insist on hav
ing it. We sell all other grades of Fertilizers. If your
Merchant does not handle our goods, write us direct
The Macmurphy Company
SocosMors to The Wilcox 4c Gibbs Guano Co.
Charleston, S. C.
Round Trip Tourist Fares
Now in effect Via Southern Rail
way-Premier Carrier of the
Tickets on sale daily including
April 30, 1912 with final limit re
turning May 31, 1912. For com
plete information as to schedules,
sleeping car service etc., call on
nearest Southern Railway ticket
J. L. Meak, AGPA.,
F. L. Jenkins, TPA.,
Go to see
Before insuring elsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
Harting ?? Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gie Mills, Engines, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
qle , Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth, Files, Belts
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
Gins and Press Repairs.
Round Trip Excursion Rates
Via Augusta, Ga.,-Via Southern
Railway-Premier Carrier of the
Account Aviation Exhibitions, Au
gusta, Ga., January 10, 26, Februa
ry 14, 23, Mfcrch 13 and 29, 1912,
by the Aviation Schools, the South
ern Railway announces low round
trip tickets to Augusta on the above
dates, good returning the third day
from, and including date of sale.
For further information, cali on
ticket agents, or,
John L. Meek, AGPA.,
Frank L Jenkins, TPA.,
Seed Irish Potatoes.
We have jutt received one fresh
shipment of eastern seed potatoes
in all the popular varieties, such as
Bliss, Early Rose, Goodrich, and
the celebrated Irish Cobbler. Come
in to see us when you are ready to
Penn & Holstein.
Money to Loan.
With real estate security,
for long time. Easy terms.
ARTHUR S. TOMPKINS
Seed Which Succeed.
Seed purchasing is a matter of
confidence. We ask your confidence
in Landreth's seed which have stood
the test for 128 years. We solicit
your orders for garden and flower
seed. You cannot do better than buy
W. E. Lynch & Co.
World's Longest Rivers.
The longest rivers of the world are:
North America, Missouri and Missis
sippi, 4,576 miles; South America,
Amazon, four thousand miles; Europe,
Volga, 2,300 miles; Asia, Yangtze, 3s
000 miles; Africa, Nile, 4,100 miles,
and Oceania, Murray and Darling, 1/
When alum ls intended for external
use, where it is purposely to callous
the flesh, as in the case of fever blis
ters and heated or even frost-bitten
feet, if it ls dissolved in alcohol it will
be twice as effecUve. The alcohol
is quickly absorbed by the flesh, car
ries some N the dissolved alum with
lt, and, therefore, less applications
win be required to achieve the de
Short Life of Goldfish.
The Ufe of a goldfish is rarely more
than five years la capltlrfcy under the
most1 favorable circumstances.'
Tennesse Horse &
The king of all feeds. %
Keeps your stock up and
feed bills down. Sold by
the best merchants every
where. Manufactured by
UNION CITY GRAIN
AND FEED CO.
Union City, Tennessee
Full stock of fresh fruits always on hand. We buy the
best of everything and by purchasing in large quantities can
sell at low prices.
Fresh Candies by Express
Let us arrange a pretty basket of choice fruit of all kinds
for your friend or sweetheart.
Drop in to see us. You are always welcome.
We will Open our Restaurant in connec
tion with our fruit stand, Saturday 16th
Edgefield Fruit Store
Next Door to Postoffice
Free to our customers. This latest type, hornless talk
ing machine; given away absolutely free.
Come in and hear the machine play, and let us tell
you how to get one ABSOLUTELY FREE
J. H. REEL, One mile West of iEdgef?eld
Wood and Coal .
I have opened a wood yard and am prepared to
deliver wood any size or length anywhere in town
at reasonable prices. Can also fill orders for
Will move my saw cut wood where lot* of four
or more cords are offered at one place.
I also run a public dray. Bing me up. My
phone if No. 33.
J. R. TOMPKINS
Address Delivered by Dr. Fahey
on Last Friday on Tick Eradi
Every cattle breeder is familiar
with the fact that the South, not
withstanding its great variety of
food and its splendid supply of wa
ter, is now and always has been
handicapped by a well known dis
ease "Texas Fever."
Texas Fever is an infectious
blood disease of cattle, characteriz
ed by a rise of temp?rature, hemo
slobinuria, destruction of the red
blood corpuscles and the presence
in the blood of a protozoan, the
piroplasma bigeninura. The pro
tozoa are primitive animals, they
are in fact, the simplest known
form of animal life, and larger
than bacteria they multiply in the
blood and attack the red blood
cells and destroy them, and the col
oring matter of the blood is excre
ted by the. kidneys and causes the
red color of the urine which gives
this disease the name "red water.'
Death occurs in from ten per
cent of the chronic form to ninety
per cent of the acute form.
The losses by death of cattle from
tick fever in the South amount to
about $5,812,000 per annum. It is
estimated the shrinkage of milk
production for ticky dairy cows ?s
one quart a day per animal. Reck
oning that there are eight hundred
and seventy-five thousand such cows
below thc quarantine line and that
there are three hundred milking
days in the year for each cow, this
would represent at three cents a
I quart, a loss of seven million eight
hundred and seventy-five thousand
dollars in twelve months.
South Carolina is strictly a farm
ing section. You are interested in
the production of the most valuable
crop and cattle feed in the world.
You are countenancing the shipping
of the greater per cent of this feed
to other states and nations, all to
the detriment of ti:e live stock in
dustry and up-building of South
In other states which practice
cattle feeding the farm shows lit
tle diminution of fertility. In
Minnesota but 1 per cent, in Penn
sylvania 3 per cent in New York
4 per cent. These figures show it
is time for an awakening for better
methods of cultivating the soil, for
the farmer must live on the land
and how H M ves depends npon how
he treats the soil, for the industrial
salvation of this country depends
upon the agricultural resources, and
the profits of agriculture depends
upon the intelligent cultivation of
The small value frequently real
ized irom the use of barn yard ma
nure arises from the fact that it is
not properly saved or handled and
the manure has lost a greater part
of its plant food. Barn yard ma
nure is a perfectly balanced fertili-.
zer and I do not know of any that
will last as long or be as valuable,
for you can readily see the effects
of it when it is put on the land for
yearst It|is not like commercial
fertilizer, all available the first year.
It also possesses an indirect value
as a soil stimulant, due to its povr
er, as it ferments and decays in con
tact with the soil to liberate from
the soil plant food that would not
otherwise become available BO quick
ly, making the soil more porous
and spongy, thus increasing the
power of the soil to absorb and re
One of the great benefits that
would follow the eradication of the
tick would be a great cattle indus
try in this state, and all our scrub
cattle replaced by the pure-bred
animals when their food will go to
make beef and milk instead of fat
tening cattle-ticks and when the
fertility of the soil will be kept up
by live stock, without buying large
quantities of expensive fertilizers.
This map of the United States
shows the region infested with the
cattle ticks and cattle can only be
shipped into northern stacee from
this area as quarantined cattle for
immediate slaughter. Quarantined
cattle has been the identification
brand placed upon |the Southern
farmers' cat*1*, because of the cattle
tick. How long will we tolerate it
to play on our pocketbook to the
annual tune of $100,000,000? Quar
antine prices have made the cattle
industry unprofitable. The curtail
ing of the best markets of the world
would effect any commodity, grown
or manufactured, I care not what it
may be. Cotton, corn, cattle or
automobiles. Deprive or limit
them and the result cannot be bat
failure. Such it has been with cat
tle in the quarantine area.
Rapid progress in the tick eradi
cation depends on a thorough con
trol over the cattle in the country
during the year so. they may not
scatter ticks to infect other cattle
or reinfest themselves
Better methods will hasten the
work-tickicides, oils, crude petro
leum and arsenical solution, * con
crete' dipping vat 26 f'.et long on
top, 12 feet long on the bottom,. 7
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