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FEEDING THE YOUNG TURKEY
?reeder Should Remember, First of
All, Never to Overfeed and Never
Give Anything Spoiled.
In feeding small turkeys, remember
never to overfeed, and never to feed
anything the least spoiled. Feed often
but very little at a time. Provide grit
and charcoal. Feed plenty of sour
milk in addition to fresh drinking
?water. Mix a little wheat bran and
middlings with the cornmeal, moisten
this a very little with sour milk and
feed sparingly in ?ow rim pie tins. In
addition feed very sparingly of a little
grain mixture as follows: Equal parts
Trio of Fine Gobblers.
of lime, cracked, untainted, thorough
ly dried corn and wheat. Pinhead oat
meal and a little millet are also very
Green food in the form of finely
sliced onion tops are very good, but
must indeed be fed very sparingly.
Keep the turkeys cool, and above
ail. iree from lice and in clean sur
roundings. Do not allow them to
stroll through long grass early in Hie
morning, thus becoming exhausted
FEEDING MILK TO CHICKENS
Has Most Favorable Influence on
Growth and Lessening of Mortal
ity Average Among Flocks.
The feeding of milk to young chicks
has a most favorable influence on the
growth, and on lessening the mortal
Sweet and sour milk are of equal
value in chick feeding. The degree of
sourness does not affect the nutritive
Chicks fed milk freely should have
abundant exercise. This applies par- j
ticularly to early hatched or brooder
In no way is milk injurious, but
.whether you feed sweet or sour milk,
the same should be fed continually
until the end of the milk feeding
period. Whichever is most convenient,
adhere to consistently.
SPROUTED OATS FOR WINTER
Excellent Green Food for Chickens
During Cold Weather-How the
Trick ls Performed.
Sprouted oats have proved an excel
lent feed for chickens during winter
months. The oats may be sprouted I
in a regular sprouter, in trays by the j
kitchen stove, in the cellar, on dirt !
or on burlap. The trick is to soak j
the oats with water, spread them out !
in the light and keep them warm and I
moist until the blades are from three
to six inches long.
A successful feeder soaks the oats
for 24 hours, spreads them in a shal
low box and places it in the cellar.
Frequently an inch or more of sand is
placed in the bottom of the box upon
which the oats are spread.
Watch Fowls Closely.
Watch your flocks closely. It often
happens that when mated up, the male
is not popular-at least not generally.
It is a common thing to notice some
females that persistently and success
fully avoid the male placed with them,
and a change to another pen and male
produce a marked difference. If there
are such cases in your yards, try the
Don't Doctor Sick Fowls.
As a general rule it does not pay to '
doctor sick fowls and it is much bet- j
ter practice to prevent disease than j
to cure it. I
Easy Flock to Manage.
On the average farm a flock of 100
to 150 hens is more easily made profit
able than one of a thousand.
At a day old pigeons are known as
"peepers;" at ten days old, "squeak
ers," and at three weeks old, "squeal
Small Flocks Pay Best.
Fowl? are said to give the greatest
profits when run in small flocks of 50
,?r not more than 100.
Notice to Democratic Clubs of
Tlie Democratic Clubs of Edge?
field county are required under rule
? of the Democratic party and
chanter XIII, volume 1, code S. C.
1912, as amended, to meet for the
purpose of re-organization on Sat
urday, April 22, 1916.
They shall elect a president and
one or more vice-presidents, a secre
tary and treasurer, an executive
committeeman, one delegate to the
county convention for every 25
members, aud one delegate for a
majority fraction thereof based up
on the number of votes polled in
the first primary of 1914 aud may
elect such working committees as
provided for in ?the rules and stat
The members of all clubs are
urged to meet, re-organize and elect
officers and delegates as required by
Clubs will please forward a com
plete list of their officers and dele
gates to the undersigned.
B. E. Nicholson,
THE ACHES OF HOUSE CLEANING.
The pain and soreness caused by
bruiseB, over-exertion and straining
during house cleaning time are
soothed away by Sloan's Liniment.
No need to suffer this agony. Just
apply Sloan's Liniment to the sore
spots, rub only a little. Inashort
time the pain leaves, you rest com
fortably and enjoy refreshing
sleep. One grateful user writes:
"Sloan's Liniment is worth its
weight in gold." Keep a bottle on
hand, use it against all Soreness,
Neuralgia and Bruises. Kills pain.
25c. at your Druggist. 2
The union meeting of the 2nd di
vision of the Edgefield association
will convene with Rehoboth Bap
tist church on Saturday before the
fifth Sunday in this montii.
11:00: Devotional by pastor of
1st Query-What should be the
great work of our churches? S B
Mays, John W Quarles.
2nd Quer j-What is the best rule
for a business man to follow to pre
vent the love of gain from absorb
ing his time to such an extent as to
prevent spiritual growth? J W
Gaines, George Wright, Wallace
Prescott, L R Brimson.
3rd Query-Some of the benefits
to be derived from (a) Baptist
Young People's Union, Prof. C. I.
Tpilnckrr ((b) from woman's mis
sionary society, paper bv Mrs. A.
-llb Query-Do missions pay,
if so in what way? J D Hughey, P
!B Lanham, Louis Eubanks.
5th Query-Must I go empty
handed? J f Littlejohn, J O Atkins.
We hope all the churches ?viii
send delegates. Let each speaker
come nrepared to make a speech.
Let's make this union the best in
J. T. Littlejohn,
GOOD FOR COLDS.
Honey, Pine-Tar and Glycerine)
are recognized cold remedies. In
Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey th?se
are combined with other cough
medicine in a pleasant syrup. Dr.
Bells Pine-Tar-Honey quickly
ttops your cough, checks your cold,
soothes irritation of the throat.
Excellent for young, adult and
aged. Its one of the best cough
syrups made. Formula on every
bottle. You know just what you
are taking and your doctor knows
its good for coughs and colds. In
sist on Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Houey
Only 25c. at Druggists. 2.
Notice to Stock Kaisers
My stallion, "Denmark," and
also two of the best bred Jacks, will
stand at my farm for short season.
Best possible care taken of mares,
but not responsible for accidents
should any occur.
J. H. GARRETT,
Clark's Hill, S. C.
March 16, 1916.
How To Give Quinine To Children.
FEBRILINE is the trade-mark name given to an
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteless Syrup, pleas
ant to take aud does not disturb the stomach.
Children take it and never know it is Quinine.
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Quinine. Does not nauseate nor
cause nervousness nor ringing in the head. Try
it the nert time you need Quinine for any pur
pose. Ask for 2-ounce original package. The
name FEBRILINE is blown in bottle. 25 cents
To Preveut Blood Poisoning
apply at once the wonderful old reliable DI
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL. a sui
pical dressing that relieves pain and heals at
the same time. Not a liniment, :5c. 50c. $1.01
The Best Hot Weather Tonic \
GROVE'S TASTELESSchill TONIC enriches the
blood, builds up the whole system f nd will won
derfully strengthen and fortify you to withstand
the depressing effect of the hot summer. 50c.
To Prevent Blood Poisoning
apply at once thc wonderful old reliable DK
PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL. a sur
gical dressing that relieves pain and heals a-.
Uie same time. Not P ticken*. C?c. ** *kM
Uses and ?x&as?s oj ?erfrazers j
By Prof. R. J. H. De Loach, Director of Georgia Experiment Station.
6. FERTILIZERS AND THE HOME GARDEN.
The Last of a Series of Six Articles.
A farmer that we used to know quite well always put on hi:, garden plot
a sack of guano and three or lour loads ot stable and other kinds of tana
yard manure. His garden covered about one-iifth of an acre, and was good
land to begin with. In fact, he had selected a good, rich spot of ground for
his garden. The fertilizer he applied amounted to a thousand pounds per
acre, and the barnyard manure to about seven or eight tons. Of course, he
grew a good garden, as most people do, and yet he often wondered why his
garden was so much better than other parts of his farm. He was a good
farmer and made plenty of everything, and to spare. He knew that he made
liberal applications of fertilizers and manures to his garden, but was never
quite willing to acknowledge that these made all the difference in the yields.
Our gardens are usually the richest spots on the farm, and are so only be
cause we make them so by fertilization and cultivation. Every acre in the
average farm could be made just as rich if we tried to make it so. We do
not consider sufficiently the factors which make fertile land. We do not
strive to do Intensive farming, but rather make it as extensive as our acres
will allow. When we wish to make an additional bale of cotton, or bushel of
corn, we take in more land instead of enriching what is already under cultiva
Dr. L. H. Bailey has given in his book, "The Principles of Vegetable Garden
ing," some valuable suggestions on the use of commercial fertilizers. "The
kind and amount of fertilizers," he says, "are to be determined by several
circumstances : (1) The earliness or quickness with which the crop is to be
obtained; (2) the intensify of the operations to which the man is committed;
(3) the character of the land as regards tilth and texture; (4) the character
of the land as regards richness in plant food; (5) the kind or species of crops
to be raised." Whatever the condition of the land or the nature of the crop,
it must be fertilized if the gardener meets with success. Competition in the
truck-growing business can be met in no other way than by liberally fertiliz
ing the ground on which the crops grow. Dr. Balley has wisely said that
fertilizers must be applied in excess of the actual needs of the plants. It is
impossible to distribute a very small quantity of fertilizers over a large area.
Vegetables are such rapid growing plants that one need not fear that
much of the fertilizer will leach out through the soil on account of rain. If
it is applied close to or in the drill row, all of it should be saved. The
plants will absorb it before it gets away. The formula generally recommend
ed consists of a complete fertilizer, though the acid phosphate and nitrogen
should come from different sources, even in the same fertiliser applied at any
given time. The mixture for gardens should be composed of as many kinds
of ingredients as possible, carrying the three fundamental elements of plant
food-potash, nitrogen and phosphoric acid.
Voorhees recommends heavy applications of such mixtures to the com
mercial gardens and to truck patches. He says 1,000 to 5,000 pounds per acre
of such mixture should be applied to asparagus, and as much to beets and
turnips; less than that to peas and beans. With any amount an after applica
tion has been found profitable. This is sometimes called the second applica
tion, which is not generally a complete fertilizer, but is composed of nitrogen,
or one of the other elements alone. ' The second application of fertilizers may
be composed of ammonia and acid, or other formula to suit the immediate
Garden vegetables need large applications of fertilizer because any check in
their growth produces inferiority in quality. It is said by Dr.
Bailey that any delay in the growth of lettuce or radishes will
generally cause a pungent flavor or sharp taste that is undesir
able. It cut down the market value. The way to remove any cause for this
Is to fertilize well and properly and then cultivate. The turnip is made very
inferior when there ?3 a check in growth. The vegetables that are thus stunt
ed seem to revert to the original type from which they were derived, especial
ly with regard to taste, and hence should be carefully looked after in regard
to fertilization and cultivation. Fertilizers should be applied to the vege
table garden as early after the spring breaking as possible, as the soil ought
to be saturated with rich plant food before the plants bogin to grow very
much. Then they will grow much more rapidly and make far better vege
tables. The second application should be made about the time the young
plants are half grown. This is as definite as a statement regarding this
practice can he made. For all prize crops, a third and fourth application is
made, and with telling effects. No one can deny that the vegetable garden
is the one place in which large dividends can be made from the use of com
W E L
We have the largest assortment of pres
ents in every department that we have ever
shown. We have ordered largely of Clocks.
Watches, Gold and Silver Jewelry. Sterling
Silverware, Cut Glass and China. Every de
partment is rilled.
It matters not what you want we have it or
will order it out at once.
Come in to see us. We have our entire stock
marked very low, much lower than you find the
same class of goods elsewhere.
70S Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia
AVinter is now behind us and the glad, happy spring
time is upon us. We must now lay aside heavy win
ter garments and don those suited to the change of
season. We have anticipated the needs of our patrons
by purchasing, while in New York some weeks ago, a
beautiful stock Spring Dry Goods and Notions-every
thing new; nothing has been brought over from last
By going to market in person we were able to buy
to the best advantage, getting the best offerings at the
lowest possible price. Goods along many lines have
advanced since ours arrived. It matters not what you
need for the spring in wash goods of all kinds, in all
the late fabrics and newest colors we have them Our
stock of Notions is filled with the newest novelties.
We are also showing all of the popular things in
Spring Footwear. The new lasts and leathers are on
hand for the men, women and children.
J. W. PEAK
FOR SALE: At once one hand
some registered horse, very fast,
sound and gentle, also two other
horses registered and partly broken.
Address Mrs. Georgia T. McKie,
North Augusta, S. C.
R. F. D. 1.
FOR SALE: A number of pigs
and shoats, ranging in size from
small pigs to 60 pound each; also
White Leghorn eggs for hatching,
pure strain, 75 cents for 15 eggs.
M. C. Parker, Edgefield, S. C.
Candida tes' Column
I respectfully announce that I am a
candidate for the omce of supervisor
of Edgefield county and solicit the sup
port <>f the pt opie, pleili?ine myself to
nbide the result ol' thc Democratic pri
J. M. BELL.
To the Citizens of Edge-field County:
I respectfully announce myself as a
candidate for Supervisor of your coun
ty, and if elected will try to serve the
people as near right as I conceive,
pledging myself to abide by the results
of the election, and support the
nominees of the democratic party.
W. G. WELLS.
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the office of Supervisor of
Edgefield county and solicit the sup
port of the people, pledging myself, if
elected, to serve the people to the best
of my ability and to abide the results
of the Democratic primary election.
J. W. HUDSON.
Morgana, S. C.
I respectfully announce to the voters
of Edgefield county that I am a candi
date for the office of supervisor and
pledge myself to abide the result of the
Democratic primary ejection.
R. J. MOULTRIE.
I hereby announce that I am a can
didate for the supervisor of Edgefield
county and solicit the support of the
people, pledging myself to abide by
the result of the primary election.
J. 0. SCOTT.
I respectfully announce that I am a
candidate for the office of supervisor
of Edgefield county and pledge myself
to abide the result of the Democratic
R. N. BROADWATER.
For Clerk of Court.
To the Citizens of Edgefield County:
I announce myself as a candidate for
Clerk of Court of Edgefield County,
pledging myself to support the nomi
nees of the Democratic Primary.
W. M. WRIGHT.
should be "nipped in the
bud", fer if allowed to run
unchecked, serious results
may follow. Numerous
cases of consumption, pneu
monia, and other fatal dis
eases, can be traced back to
a cold. At the first sign of a
cold, protect yourself by
thoroughly cleansing your
r>ystem with a few doses of
the old reliable, vegetable
Mr. Chas. A. Ragland, o<
Madison Heights. Va., says:
'I have been using Thed
ford's Black-Draught for
stomach troubles, indiges
tion, and colds, and find it to
fte the very best medicine 1
ever used, lt makes an old
man feel like a young one."
Insist on Thedford's, the
original and genuine. E-67
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Notice to Stock Baisers
My Jack will make the season at
Wm. Allen Mobley's farm west
end Edisto Street, Johnston, S. C.
He will stand as follows: Service
fee 815.00 insuring foal, 85.00 pay
able when mare is bred, the balance
when colt is foaled. Notes or con
tracts for deferred payments must
be given. Not liable should acci
dents occur. Phone No. 12-3.
B. T. BOATWRIGHT,
Johnston, S. C.
it "Will keep the young folks ot home.
It will make them happy and con
Invincible Dayton Electric Lighting System
ls the nest plant on the market.
Complete plants Installed as low
as $176.00, Including engine with
Can you afford to do wltluut
K. H. MIDDLETON,
Clark's Hill. S. C.
ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANTS AND
We have the agency for Ford auto
mobiles for the western part of Edge
field county. There is no better car on
the market for the money. The Ford
owners who have thoroughly tested
these cars will tell you that. If you
want a car, drop us a card and we will
call on you and demonstrate the Ford
W. F. RUSH & CO.
PLUM BRANCH. S. C.
Premier Carrier of the South
Passenger train schedules, effec
tive October 24, 1915.
Trains arrive from
108 Augusta, Trenton 8:20 am
130 Columbia, Trenton 9:40 am
110 Aiken, Augusta 3:00 pm
106 Columbia, Augusta 8:30 p m
Trains depart for
No. - - . JPkue-_
109 Trenton, Columbia 7:20 a m
120 Trenton. Augusta 8:45 a m
131 Aug-Columbia-Aiken 11:45 am
107 Augusta, Columbia 7:30 p m
Schedules published only as in
formation and are not guaranteed.
For further information apply
J. A. TOWNSEND,
Edgefield S. C.
Go to see
Before insuring elsewhere. We
represent the best old line com
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Eyes examined and glasses fitted
only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
Only One "BROMO QUININE"
To get the genuine, call for full name, LAXA
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E.W. GROVE. Cures a Cold in One Day. Stops
cough and headache, and works on cold. 25c.