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'IMPORTANCE OF MILK HOUSE
tDifficult to Properly Care for Dairy
Products in Summer Without
During the hot weather it is almost
Smpossible to care for dairy products
on the farm without a suitable milk
'house. O. E. Reed of the Kansas Ag
ricultural college offers the following:
Milk must be produced under sani
tary conditions, and to do this the milk
?house shauld be either separate from
:the dairy barn or arranged in such a
,way that odors from the barn do not
get to it.
A 10 by 12-foot milk house is a good
;size for the average farm. It should
be built with a eminent floor and have
ia drain at the center to carry away
?the waste. The equipment should con
sist of a refrigerating tank, 30 by 36
linches, inside measure. This will ac
'commodate four milk cans. There
;?hould also be a cooler, aerator, wash
' A windmill on the side nearest the
?refrigerating tank will pump cold wa
ter from the well into one corner of
'A Model Dairy House Where Cleanli
ness ls Paramount,
the tank. The water circulates around
""the cans and flows out at one side
through an overlow pipe. This over
flow pipe leads i:ito a watering trough
and the water is used for watering the
stock Instead of being wasted.
ARE YOUR COWS EFFICIENT?
Milk Scales and Eabcock Tester Es
sential in Conducting Successful
Putting the efficiency test to cows
with the milk scales and the Bab
cock tester.is one of the essentials
of conducting a successful ?airy. When
feed is high in price a fainer cannot
afford to have boarders in his dairy
barn who eat up more in feed than
-their milk yield is worth. The Bab
cock test will s'iow these delinquent
.cows in their true light, and the milk
scales will put the clincher on the
.argument. Testing cows will give
some farmers a big surprise. Some
time the cow that looks like the poor
est creature in the lot is the best
Cow testing associations among
?dairymen afford the most economical
use of the Babcock tester and the
il DAIRY NOTES f
Regularity in feeding pays.
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The more the study, the greater the
rsuccesB in dairying.
. . .
The difference is in the cow, rather
than the feed or milker or the churn.
. . .
The farm separator is too good a
stepmother for the calf to get along
. . .
The more a man appreciates the
(maternity of the dairy cow the better
(.dairyman he ls.
Immediately after milking, strain
the milk from the pail through three
thicknesses of cheese cloth.
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Some cows not only do not make
a profit hut are kept at a loss, as
they do not give enough milk to pay
lor their feed.
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It ia not hard for a dalry farmer
fto sleep well on cold winter nights
?when he has a ?i\o full of corn and a
[barn full of hay.
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Grain and feed marketed through
fthe butter mold and the cream can
.will generally bring top prices, no
matter how the market may be for
jour grain and teed,
WHITEWASH FOR THE TREES
! Excellent Protection Afforded to Bark
From Sunburn and Eorers
Keeps Rabbits Away.
Whitewash is an excellent proteo
? tion to the bark from both sunburn
j and borers. _ It is particularly valu
I able for young trees, as after trees
j reach a good size the branches gen
j erally become sufficiently large and
i the foliage sufficiently thick to shade
j the bark and prevent the injury that ?
j the hot sun would otherwise do.
The best time to apply the white
j wash is in the early spring, or before
i the sun has become too hot and yet at
I a time when the danger of heavy rains
j washing off the lime is passed. It is
i not well to delay too long or the sun
j burn may occur in clear weather be
I tween rains.
There are dozens of whitewash reci
I pes, all with merit, some more dur
! able than others, and a durable white
j wash is generally to be desired. For
'fruit trees a whitewash can be made
\ by the addition of tallow, which i&
durable and also a protection against
rabbits. Such a wash can be made
with 30 pounds of lime, 4 pounds of
tallow and 5 pounds of salt. The salt
is dissolved in the water used in
slaking the lime and the tallow added
to the hot mixture, which Is thinned
to the desired consistency before using.
Spoiled fat or grease of any kind
can be substituted for the tallow and
the amount can be increased if de
sired. If there is danger of attract
ing animals by the salt, it can be left |
FRIENDS OF PLANT GROWERS
"Lady-Bugs" Feed Upon Plant-Lice, |
Scale insects and Other Pests
Entitled to Protection.
; (By W. E. BRETTON.)
The beetles commonly known as
lady beetles, "ladybirds," "lady-bugs"
or plant-louse beetles, are among the
very best friends of the farmer or
plant grower, because they f?ed in
both larval and adult stages upon
plant-lice, scale-insects, and the small
larvae and eggs of other and larger
noxious insects. Dr. S. A. Forbes ex
amined the stomach contents of 391
specimens, and found that one-fourth j
of their food was composed of plant
lice; though they ate some vegetable]
food, such as pollen and spores of
fungi, a greater portion of their food)
consisted of Insects.
Though many persons are more or
less familiar with lady-bugs, some are
not acquainted with their habits or
life histories, and do not, therefore,
Ths ''Lady-Bug" Serves as an Effective
Check on the Apple Aphis and Many
Other injurious Insects.
recognize them as friends. Thus many
of these helpful little insects are de
stroyed, when they should be carefully
One of the most conspicuous ex
amples in history of controlling a pest
by means of lady-beetles occurred in
California some twenty-five years ago.
An Australian insect known as the
fluted or cottony cushion scale ap
peared in California on orange trees
and spread so rapidly over the state
that the extensive orange growing in
dustry was threatened. By request,
Mr. Albert Koebele was appointed
agent of the United States to attend
the Melbourne exposition, and while
in Australia paid special attention to
searching for the insect enemies of
the fluted scale. A lady beetle was
found feeding upon the scale and
specimens -were collected, and five
separate lots (altogether about 500
specimens) were brought from Aus
tralia to California and placed upon
the scale-infested trees. The lady
beetles multiplied and their progeny
were soon transported to each orange
growing section. In a few years the
cottony cushion scale had been
brought under complete control by the
Australian lady-beetle; it has never
since done much damage on the Pa
cific coast, and the orange industry
In a less striking manner and on a
smaller scale our native lady-beetles
are continually demonstrating their
ability to clean np shrubs, trees and
even orchards which were severely at
tacked by plant lice. There are about
250 different kinds of lady-beetles in
Oil From Grape Seed.
A soap manufacturer in Argentina
has been securing for his use oil from
grape seed ; thus far only in an experi
mental way. But he hopes to open a
plant in 1915 with a capacity of 600,000
pounds grape seed oil a year, enlarging
this as occasion warrants. He esti
mates that the inferior grade adapted
to the manufacture of soap would cost
a shade less than four cents a pound,
while a refined article suitable for
table use can be put on the market at
DUE TO AN .
Many of the troubles of life such
as headache, indigestion, constipa
tion and lack of energy are due to
GRIGSBY'S LIV-VER-LAX is
a natural, vegetable remedy that
will get the liver right and make
these troubles disappear. It has
none of the dangers or disagreeable
effects of calomel.
Get a 50c or $1 bottle of thia
splendid remedy from your drug
gist today. Every bottle bears the
likeness of L. K. Grigeby, who
guarantees it through.
Land for Sale
Life is too short to go on
renting land, when you can
buy a small farm for almost
the rent money.
I havTe land in small lots
around Johnston, and near
Batesburg, Meeting Street,
Celestia, Rocky Creek or
Fruit Hill, Ropers and near
Edgefielcl, and lots and
stores in the town of Edge
?dgefield, S. C.
Go to see
Before insuring elsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
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At the Farmers Bank, ?dgef?eld
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The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
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Notice of Jina! Dis
To. All Whom These Present!
Whereas, S. J. Watson bas ma?
application unto this Court foi Fi
nal Discharge as Guardian in rt
the Person & Estate of Emma B.
Boukni^ht, who is now twenty-one
years of afro, on this the 20th day
of May, 1915.
These Are Therefore, to cite any
and all kindred, creditors, or par
ties interested, to show cause be
fore me at my office at Edgetield
Court House, South Carolina, on
the 29th day of June, 1915 at ll
o'clock a. m., why said order of
The Standard Vmh
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Discharge should not be granted.
Yon are further notified that the
said S. J. Watson will make a final
settlement at said time and place.
\V. T. KINNAIRD,
Probate Judge, E. C. S. C.
GEO. P. MIMS
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