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INDIVIDUAL HOUSE FC* HOGS
.Only Sunshine and Ventilation Need- :
ed Can Be Had at Doors-Lantern
Furnishes Needed Heat.
For 20 years the A style of Individ
Bal house has been in use. We wera :
-well satisfied with them, writes John
M. Jamison in the American Swine- :
herd, until we saw a neighbor using '
something that we liked better. Then ;
we were anxious for some of the old j
ones to go to pieces, so we could build !
a few of the new ones to give them a
Recently we built three, and liked
them so well that we shall take to ;
pieces the balance of the old-style ones
and make them go as far as they will
in building the new obes.
The most satisfactory dimension
are as follows: Six feet square, 2&
Individual Hog House.
feet high at the back and 5% feet at
front. The creep door, 18 laches wide
and two feet high, cut in the east end,
six inches from the southeast corner.
The large door, 18 inches wide and 4%
feet high, cut in south side at eact
corner. Should be built of the best
notched lumber, battened or tongued
and grooved, of the best quality. If
metal is used for roof, it should be
laid over paper or felt of some kind,
to prevent moisture forming on the
under side of the room, which keeps
the floor wet.
It should be built as close as possi
ble. The only ventilation and sun
shine needed can be bad at tbe doors.
When the weather is too cold for safe
farrowing, a lantern can be hung to a
rafter on the high side, with a short
hurdle cerosa the floors. There is no
need of crawfishing to get away from
an angry sow.
?FOR THE LIVE STUCK RAISER
[Animait Must Be Developed to High
eel Degree Possible-Buildings
and Feed Are Factors.
Every animal capable of making
'money for the owner of $100 an acre
land must be well bred, well fed and
: provided with the right kind of sur
roundings to develop all of its latent
possibilities to the very highest de
Some farmers spend too much
?money for buildings and farm equip
ments! others spend too little. One
?extreme ls quite as bad as the other.
The high price of land In the best
?live stock growing sections ls a potent
j reason why farmers must keep better
istock. Neither the scrub nor the
; poorly fed animal can pay a pi ?fit on
?high priced land.
: No man should buy improved live
j stock until he has plenty of the right
j kirn* of feed and suitable buildings.
Winter ls the time when tuberculosis
'is apt to Invade a herd of cattle. See
ito it now that the barn is in the most
?sanitary shape into which it can be
?put. Above all supply good ventila
tion, plenty of sunshine and forage
.free from dust, and be eternally vigi
lant to detect the slightest cough or
.sympton of the dread scourg?.
/ If the farmer is looking for quick
.returns In live stock and for a large
; percentage on the money Invested,
? there are no animals on the farm that
will beat the sow and the ewe.
Rations fer Gilts.
At the Iowa experiment station
they have found that good rations for
gilts carrying Utters are: (1) Com
85 to 90 per cent.; meatmeal or tank
pge containing 60 per cent, protein,
30 to 12 per cent. (2) Corn. 75 per
cent.: finely cut clover or alfalfa. 25
per cent. (3) Corn, 80 per cent.;
oats, meatmeal or tankage, 10 pet
cent. For old sows the proportion ol
meatmeal or tankage may be cul
down practically one-third to two
fifths and still give L->od results.
LIVE STOCK ;
There ls absolutely no excuse for a
filthy hog pen.
. . .
Do not winter ticks on the sheep, foi
it is all money out of pocket.
. . *
Both rape and pea pasture are val
uable aids la fattening pigs for mar
A kicking horse is a poor invest
ment, especially where there are chit
You will have to hunt a long time
before you will find a better feed foi
Rheep than oats.
. * .
The average mule will do as .nuco
work at two years as the horse will
at three or four.
Phone Your Orders
It is not neces?pry for you to come
to our store to buy. Just call up on
the phone and we will take your
order and deliver it promptly, and
you will find both quality and quan
tity just as good as if you bad per
sonally selected the goods. We are
anxious to have you as a customer
andar? sure we will hold you as s ..ch
after the first purchase.
L. T. MAY
EiysfMd, South Carolina.
A. E. PADGETT, President W. H. II AR LING, Cashier
TI IOS. TI. RAI NS FORD. WM. A. BYRD,
Vice President. Asst. Cashier.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS PROFITS $118,000.00
THE FARMERS BANK
OF EDGEFIEI.D, S. C.
State and County Depository
Desires to thank its patrons and the public for the liberal patronage it
has enjoyed during the past year.
Twenty-three years of close personal relations with our patrons with
the satisfactory service we have given our many depositors establishes the
basis upon which we solicit new accounts.
Our combined .capital and surplus profits our conservative methods,
and our long successful experience enables us to offer the best service.
We are alw: y in position to extend to our customers such accommodations
as their business, their balances and their credit justifies.
We Invite New Accounts for the Yeer 1914.
Pleasure and Protection
"One of the best reasons why I would not be
without telephone service," writes a Georgia far
mer, "is the pleasure it gives my wife and the
knowledge that while I am away, she has the pro
tection that the telephone gives."
On the farm the telephone dispels loneliness
and is the means of bringing help in any emer
gency that may arise.
If you haven't a telephone on your farm see
the nearest Bell Telephone Manager or write for
our free booklet and learn how little this service
FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT
SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
Edisto High Grade Guano
FOR SALE BY
' T. MaV, EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Spring Blood and
During tl e winter mon hs im
purities accumulate, your blood be
jome* impure an?! thick, your kid
neys, liver and beweis fail to work,
.ausing so-called "Spring fever."
Voa feel tired, weak ano lazy.
Electric Biiters-the spring tonic
md system cleanser-:F what you
?ped; they stimulate the kidneys,
liver and bowels to healthy action.
?*xpel blood impurities and reston
vour health, strength and ambition
Kleotrio Bitters makes you feel lik?
new. Start a four weeks' treatment,
it will put yon in tine shape f<>r
vour spring work. Guaranteed. All
Iruggists. 50o and tl.OO II E
Buckleii & Co. Philadelphia or St.
To <~ure a Cold in One Day
ice LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops Ult
.?ugh and Headache ai.d works off the" Cold.
>ru<?gists refund money if it fails to enre.
?. W. GROVE'S gj.Tnature aa cadi box. Sac
Ve ternary Surgeon
I arn prepared to treat stock for all
diseases at reasonable p 'ces. My head
office and hospital are at Johnton at
Jordan and A maker's stable. Every
2nd Monday I will be found at H. C.
Watson's stables at Edgefield.
DR. J. M LOVE.
Jan. 7, 1914- mos.
Dr King's New Discover}
KILLS THE COUGH. CURES THE LUNGS
We desire to notify our farmer friends that w . are readv to supply them
with fertilizers in all ul the popular brands and formulas. We ?-eli the cele
These goods have been used by farmers of this county for many years and
have given satisfaction.
We ?ilso have contracted for a large supply ct ingredients f r mixing fei
tilizers at home. Bear in minti that we can rill your oiders for any kind of
plant food, the dependable kin j. Con e in to see us.
W. W. Adams, & Company?
WE desire to call the attention of our fanner friends to the John Deere Uni
versal Disc Harrow, in both the solid and cutaway.
WE also Have aecepted the agency for thte new Eclipse smoothing harrow,
something new. Be sure to call and see it.
WE have a few John Deere Stalk Cotters on hand that we do not want to
carry over and will close out at reduced price.
Stewart & Kernaghan
Two Large Furniture Stores
We invite our Ed^crield friends when in Augusta to call at either of our two large
stores-down-town store No. 972 Broad and up to wu st??re ?No. 1,286 Broad. We
varty a lar^e assortment of lurniture and house furnishing al both stores. At the up
town store we also cany a full stock ot I ar me rs'hardware. Call to see us when III
need of anything in this line.
We can sell you bedroom suits, wardrobes, china closets, tables, chairs, lockers
mattreses, iron or enameled beti.-, tugs, art squares, pictures, toilet set-, shades, etc.
just as chea as they can be bought any where in the co un tr) . We buv direct from the
factories in large quantities Mild ate in a position to make very clo>e prices. Cometo
see us when in A tig usia. Mr. Wyatt H. Hammond of Coilieis section can be found at
our up-town store.
E. M. ANDREWS FURNITURE COMPANY
972 Broad, Phone t45.
1280 Broad, Phone 2311