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TRAINING COLLIE DOGS
Unfailing Source of Help and Sat
isfaction to Farmer.
[First Essential in Breaking Animal for
j Any Purpose Is to Teach Him to
Mind-Pup Learns Quickly
What ls Wanted.
; Upon farms where stock is kept, a
(well-broken collie dog is an unfailing
jsource of help and satisfaction, while
;an unbroken, untrained dog is a con
tinual nuisance. In handling stock
'with a dog, it is important that the dog
:be well-trained, ?md that great care
;be exercised while the animals are
igetting used to being managed by him.
When those two conditions are ful
filed it is surprising how easily and
economically stock can be taken care
The first essential In breaking a dog
for any purpose ls to teach him to
mind... Dogs are intelligent and af
fectionate animals and are usually
gratified to do the will of their master.
If possible, an animal should be brok
en to mind without fear of punish
Friend of Any Farmer.
iment In breaking dogs to handle
?stock lt Is a great advantage to have
stock that ls used to being driven by
.a dog, upon which to break, tho puppy.
'Stock that is not used to a dog is
?often easily frightened, or it may tight
It is an excellent plan to have an
.older and well-broken dog to assist in
the training, as dogs are imitative.
The puppy quickly learns what is
-jwanted by association with the older
;dog. In training dogs avoid shouting.
'It is as easy to teach them to mind
?a single word or a whistle, and much
?more satisfactory, and remember that
much more can be accomplished by
kindness than harshness.
TEST SEED WITHOUT CHARGE
Department of Agriculture and State
Laboratories Will Perform Work
The seed laboratory of the United
I States department of agriculture, and
?also the seed laboratories of many of
ithe experiment stations of the state
icolleges of agriculture, will make with
!out charge tests of alfalfa seed and
'other seeds both for purity and ger
mination. The test for purity deter
jmlnes the percentage of pure seed
;and weed seeds, including dodder.
Samples sent to the department
should be addressed to the Seed Lab
oratory. United States Department of
Agriculture, Washington, D. C. The
name and address of the seller, the
;year and place of growth, the price
paid, and the name and address of
the sender of the seed should ac
company the sample in so far as this
information can he given.
SHED TO STORE THE MANURE
Loss by Leaching When Exposed in
Winter Amounts to Considerable
Sum-Keep lt Covered.
Chemical analysis made during five
! years at the Ohio experiment station
ishow that barnyard manure loses about
lone-half its potassium, one-third its
nitrogen and one-fourth its phosphorus
when exposed to the weather for three
? At prices prevailing before the Eu
ropean war the fertility constituents
lin a ton of manure would be worth
! about $2. The loss by leaching three
: months would then amount to about SO
?cents. At the present cost of potash
;the loss would be nearly ??2 from this
'material alone. A shed to store thc
.manure should pay for itself this win
FEED VALUE OF SUGAR CORN
?Growers of Crop Give lt More Atten
tion Than Ordinary Stover-Good
Winter Stock Feed.
Large growers of sugar corn think
; highly of the fodder derived from
?this crop and usually give lt more care
?and attention thau ordinary stover.
Owing to the sugar It contains, lt
?is a good winter stock feed, since
jsugar ls both fattening and heating.
I Furthermore. If grown for the can
Incry or the market trade, It Is apt
j to carry a goodly measure of small
Matured sweet corn possesses prac
tically the same feeding value as field
?SHAPING UP A STRAW STACK
?Few Minutes Spent in Cleaning Up
; Will Be Well Paid For-Straw
ls Valuable Property.
i Every straw pile has quite a lot of
'straw strewn around the stack that
'will be covered up by snow and prac
tically wasted If it is not taken care
jof. This straw is worth money, and
;a few kours put in shaping up the
?stack and picking up the scattered
[straw will be mighty well spenL
Pittsburgh stogies have Rone up
That's positively the Just straw 1
What's become of that old-fashioned
custom-three square meals a day?
If there is a shortage of cold weath
er nobody will mind but the coal mun.
The cost of high living has a good
deal to do with the high cost of liv
So far, no vegetarian has offered a
really acceptable substitute for tur
Shoes may go up to ?20 a pair. In
which event we may appear in rubber
First on the roll of honor In econo
my bills of fare behold the meritorious
Miss Ruth Law takes pride in her
well-earned reputation of being a
flighty young thing.
Ultra-fashionable clothes are to be
cheaper, says n report. Then they can
not be ul tra-fashionable.
Platinum is up to SHH) i.n ounce and
is going higher. The only consolation
iu this is that we don't eat it.
American readers of the war news
cannot get over tho idea that Ancre
is a queer way to spell anchor.
Women may be able to dress rapid
ly, but they never do. especially when
their husbands are waiting for them.
That women are to run the street
cars in Paris Is ho excuse whatever for
making remarks about the fare sex.
Paris is to have women baggage
agents, but it is doubtful if they will
be uble to make the impression mee
One reason why so many automo
biles run all the time ls that the own
er's family can't substitute gasoline for
Possibly tho multiplication of talking
machines Is - ue to the demand of hu
man conversationalists for peacemak
An army expert says military train
ing will heln defectives. And we
thought all the army wanted was the
The way prices keep going up makes
one wish that when Sir Isaac Newton
invented gravitation he had made if
a little stronger.
Every foreign ruler hnving firmly an
nounced that the war must go on,
there's nothing for the people to do
but make good.
A university professor predicts a
large number of meteors. Even the
stars of this belligerent age have
taken to shooting.
The dnnce craze was said to be on
the wane, but large numbers of gray
haired old gentlemen are still uttend
iug dancing schools.
The starch trust is to be dissolved.
The time may yt come when a man
can hutton his laundered shirt without
breaking his finger-nails:
Why not get up n diet squad of
your own and improve your health by
eating moderately, wisely and eco
nomically V Or do you?
There is many a wife who regrets
she didn't accept some other offer of
marriage, and some other woman
somewhere regrets it, too.
The chief of the customs service ol'
the tHeasury department has confirmed
n widespread suspicion. Me says thal
the customs service is inefficient
The precocious kid who knows more
than mother has easy sailing nowa
days, but in the old-time that sort of
thing was permanently cured after oue
If the university at Athens really
had to close because the students in
dulged tn a riot, it's the faculty's fault
for not throwing a football into the
melee and calling it recreation.
A Minneapolis paper tells of a
plan for shortening the Mississippi
river by 200 miles. A lot of time and
money might be saved by cutting it
off ubout nine miles above St. Louis.
The public has about made up its
mind to accept "aviutrice" as the femi
nine of "aviator," but calling a woman
street car conductor a "conductress"
still sticks in the craws of the purists.
It Is announced that women's skirts
next season will be lower in length
and higher in price, but it is not ex
plained why anyone considered it nec
essary to announce the price ten
Rubber eyes have been put to prac
tical use in Europe among wounded
soldiers. In the American fashion zoue
it's popularity would be limited to giv
ing a much-needed rest to overworked
Some western meo have rented 32(1
acrc.i to be planted to benns mid the
proceeds used in defraying their ex
pense to Bee the next world series of
ball gariies. Why nut each buy a hen
: nd save the profits from the sale of
<Jggs? . /
Over-work, worry and
tile constant strain of s
business life are often
a cause of much trouble.
jj Dr. Miles5 Nervine
is highly recommended
for all Nervous disor
jders. it is particularly
invaluable to business
[women. Regulate your,
bowels by using
LIVER PILLS -
IF FIRST BOTTLE, OR BOX,
FAILS TO BENEFIT YOU, YOUR
MONEY WILL BE REFUNDED..
I ? ????. -
So Ions as our common humanity ia
BO frail lt will bo necessary for men
to keep forgiving, canceling debts,
swallowing offended pride.-Frank
SOUTHERN RICE DISHES.
Ric? Is one of our most easily di
gested foods, Is reasonably cheap, and
should be more often
Rice Stuffing for
Fowls. - Brown one
chopped onion in a ta
blespoonful bf butter,
and mix with it four cup
fuls of bolled rice and a
cupful of bread crumbs
that have been mois
tened In milk. Season
with sage, parsley or any
herbs desired ; add half ai pound of
sausage meat br finely chopped pork ;
salt and pepper to taste.
Rice Griddle Cakes.-Boll half a cup
ful of rice; when cold mix one quart
of sweet milk, the yolks of four eggs
and flour to make a stiff hatter; beat
the whites to a froth, stir in a tea
spoonful of soda and two of cream of
tartar, add salt and fold in the stlfuy
beaten whites of the eggs. Bake on a
hot griddle; spread while hot with
marmalade; sprinkle with sugar aud
serve at once.
Rice Croquettes.-Scald a pint of
milk in a double boiler; add a half
a cupful of well-washed rice. Cook
until thick ; add the yolks of two eggs,
half a teaspoonful of salt, and two
tablespoonfuls of smrar. Remove from j
the heat, heat smooth; add half a tea
spoonful of vanilla or the grated rind]
of hali a lemon. A bay leaf cooked |
with the rice adds a line seasoning,
which may he removed when the de
sired flavor ls reached. Spread on a
Hat dish and allow to chill. Sugar may
he omitted if not liked.
Rice With Eggs.-rut two table
spoonfuls of salt, a tablespoonful of
onion, and a half cupful of rice into a
saucepan; st ir and cook until tin; rice
is yellow, then add a cupful of stock
Of any kind, and when the rice ls ten
der stir in two or three eggs; when the
eggs are cooked serve at once. Sea
son willi salt anti paprika. This is a
dish that is especially appetizing,
makes a few eggs se; ve for four or i
five, and is also econon leal.
Any cold rice may be stirred into
any muffin or gem hatter, or rice Im
proves griddle cakes. With thin cream
or top milk It is an ideal supper for
children, plain boiled, i>ensoued with
Light Saw, Lathe and Shin
gle Mills. Engines, boilers,
Supplies and Repairs, Porta
ble, Steam and Gasoline En
gines, Saw Teeth. Files. Belts
and Pipes, WOOD SAWS
GINS and PRESS REPAIRS
i?R. f-JPTln? t SEE os? ii $>
Th? Pins That Po Cure,
"I suffered with nervous at
tacks and headaches. Then my
livor got out of order and it
seemed as though my whole
system was upset. I com
menced using Dr. Miles' Nerv
ine and also took Dr. Miles'
Liver l'ills and now I feel per
fectly well in every way. My
bowels also are in good shape
MRS. AUGUSTA HEISER,
1149 Portland Ave.,
Rochester, N. Y,
Effective Dec. 10th 1016.
Between Edgefield and..Aiken.
Trains 109, 129, 107, jl08, 130
and 100-Ko change.
Train 131 leave Edenfield 11:45
a. m., same as at present, time at
Pine Ridtre Camp 1:05 p. m., ar
rive Trenton 1:10 p. m., same as
Train Np. Ill leave Trenton ll:
15 a. m., Baynham 11:30 a. m., Eu.
reka 11:40 a. m., Milledgeville ll:
50 a. m., Lakeview 11:55 a. m.,
Croft 12:20'p. m.. Pine Ridge Camp
12:35 p. m., arrive Aiken 12:45 p.
Train No. 132 leave Aiken 1:25
p. m., same as at present. Arrive
Trenton 2:15 p. ra.-No other chan
Train No. 110 leave Aiken 1:35
p. m., Pine Ridge Camp 1:39 p. m.,
Croft 1:50 p. m., Lakeview 1:57 p.
m., Milledgeville 2:10 p. m., Eure
ka 2:18 p. m., Baynham 2:26 p. m.,
Trenton 2:40 p. m., Park Hill 2:50
p. m. Arrive Edgefield 3:00 p. m.
Schedule figures are shown as in
formation and are not guaranteed.
Fred R. McMillin,
District Passenger Agent,
228 Eighth Street,
should be "nipped in the
bud", for if allowed to run
unchecked, serious results
may follow. Numerous
cases of consumption, pneu
monia, and other fatal dis
eases, can bc traced back to
a cold. At the first sign of a
cold, protect yourself by
thoroughly cleansing your
system 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
be the very best medicine 1
ever used. It makes an old
man feel like a young one."
Insist on Thedford's, the
original and genuine. E-67
All persons are warned not to
hunt, fish or trespass in any man
ner whatsoever on my Hnds. The
law will be enforced against all
persons-no exceptions made.
Mrs. M. J. Norris.
DR J. 8. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER P0ST0FT ICE
Kc.-idcnce 'Phone 17-1?. Oitice 3.
Augusta's Leading Jewelry
We always carry a large assortment
of Diamonds, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks,
Cut-Glass, Silverware, Gold and Silver
Novelties. Our prices are reasonable.
We also call attention to our repair
ing department, having added machines
I that facilitate the work in this depart
ment. Let us put j our watch in first
Call Upon Us ai Our New Store
980 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia
J. C 'LEE, President F. E. Gibson, Sec. and Treas.
FARMERS, MERCHANTS, BUILDERS,
If you are going to build, remodel or repair,
we invite your inquiries.
COMPLETE HOUSE BILLS A SPECIALTY.
We manufacture and deal in doors, sash, blinds
stairs, interior trim, store fronts and fixtures,
pews, pulpits, etc., rough and dressed lumber,
lath, pine and cypress shingles, flooring, ceiling
Distributing agents for Flintkote roofing
Estimates cheerfully and carefully mane.
Woodard Lumber Co.
omer Roberts and Dugas Streets.
Our Motto: SS
Garrett & Calhoun
. COTTON FACTORS
15 8th Street
Long-Term Loans to Farmers a Specialty.
Your farm land accepted as security WITHOUT ENDORSER o
other COLLATERAL. Unlimited funds immediately available in der
nominations of Three Hundred and up. Established 1892.
JAMES FRANK & SON, Augasta, Ga.
BARRETT & COMPANY