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?S-LAY?r?G AGE OF PULLETS
here Conditions Are Unfavorable Six
Months Is Average-Mer?t Types
Are Much Slov/er.
Different breeds mature and com
inee laying at slightly different
aes. In general, under a utility
:ssification. pullets of the egg breeds,
?h. as Leghorn. Minorca, Hamburg
d A*ncona, mature early, and begin to
r eggs at four or ?ve months under
rorable conditions. Where the con
ions are not favorable to induce
rly egg laying. six months; is prob
[y a nearer average for the time to
nmence laying. Meat types, such as
ohma, Cochin China and Langshan,
Barred Rock Pullet.
; slower in maturity, taking six to
ht months or longer for a pullet to
into egg-laying condition,
?eneral purpose types, such as Ply
uth Rock. Wyandotte. Rhode Island
J, Orpington and Dominique, ma
e more quickly than those of the
it type and the pullets may be ex
ited to lay ot from five to six
aths, although some mature at four
i one-half months. There are cases
record where individuals of the
ly maturing egg breeds have.begun
tty in about three mouths, although
> is in special cases.
[TTENING FOOD FOR DUCKS
.nmeal, Wheat Bran and Beef
icraps Mixed Crumbly With Milk,
ls Recommended as Good.
i good fattening food for ducks is
ete parts cornmeal, one part wheat
n and ope part high-grade beef
aps mixed crumbly with milk or wa
and fed at morning and noon. The
ning food should consist of cracked
n. No more should be fed at each
il than they will eat up promptly,
i theu the troughs should be re
TER OF MUCH IMPORTANCE
ih-Pnced Feed Alone Will Not Pro
lice Eggs to Any Great Extent
Keep Up Water Supply.
rom the hen's viewpoint, water is
th just as much as feed, for she
not make an egg with either one
ie. Therefore, the man who fur
ies high-priced feed but neglects
water supply is making a great
take and will have to be content
i a limited egg y h-ld.
PKS ARE VERY TRACTABLE
^Jot Give as Much Trouble as Hens
and Are Easily Tamed-Keep
icks are more tractable than hens
more easily cared for. They can
amed with a little care. Those
are kept over for breeding stock
ld have dry quarters, but may be
ved to run all winter. The thick
Hi protects them from the severe
E RANGE IS BENEFICIAL
iring Chicks Should Be Supplied
With as Much Natural Green
Feed as Ppssible.
aenerer it is possible, growing
cs should be allowed free range,
ley may obtain as much natural
i feed as they need in addition to
and worms. When green feed
ot be obtained on range, such feed
prouted oats, cut clover, mangel
:el beets, etc., should be fed daily.
?PT FORCE MOTHER HENS
rt Compelled to Stay With Young
hicks, Older Fowls Often Work
m't try to make hens take care of
. chicks after they seem to want to
rid of them, because if compelled
ay,with the young ones they some
s p.ttack them. Sometimes such
have destroyed entire flocks of
g. ... ' _
Slate of South Carolina,
County of KCm< field,
Court Common Pleas.
L. Ii. Howies, ct. al ,-Piainti?l
Against-Thoma* I*. Morirai
Administrator of thc Kstaw
Mis. Clarissa C. Strother, et
By virtue, and authority of
decree of the court in tho ?lb
! slated cause, I will soil at lidgeli
Court House, in said County
State, on salesday in Noveni
?'fox., before the Court 1 louse d<
at the usual hour of sale, all t
traci of land situate in the cou
of Edgefield, in said State conti
ing five hundred and thirty
and one half acres, more or less.
The saiil nae? of lan.i will
sold in live separate parcels,
scribed as follows respectively, pl
of which will be exhibited oil the i
of sale, to wit:
Tract No. 1: Containing 203 r
3-4 acres, bounded on the north
tract No. ii, on the east by tra
No. 3 and 4, south by lands of
A. Strom and W. II. Han
ton. and west by W. A. ?Strom.
Tract No. 2: Containing 149 a
3-4 acres, bounded on the north
laud of J. H. Self, on the east
Tract No. 3, on the south by tr;
No. 1, aud on the west by land
W. A. Strom.
Tract No. 3: Containing SI a
one-half acres, ' bounded on t
northeast and east by laud of
M. Timraarmen, on the northw<
by tract No. 1, on the southeast
tract No. 4, and on the south
tract No. 2, and the Mounts
Tract No. 4: Containing 79 acr<
bounded on thenorthca st and ei
and southeast by land of G. J
Ti m merman, on the northwest
tract No. 3, on the southwest 1
tract No. 1, and on the south 1
tract No. 5.
Tract No. 5: Containing -24 and ot
half acres, bounded on the north 1
tract No. 4, on the east by land
G. M. Titnmermam, on tl
southwest and west b3T land <
L. H. Hamilton.
Terms of Sale: One-third of tl
purchase money to be paid in eas
aj)d the balance of the pureba
money in one and two equal annn
installments, with interest fro
the dale of sale; the credit portk
of the purchase money to be secure
by the notes of the purchaser <
purchasers and a mortgage of tl
Terms of sale must be com pl ic
with on the day of sale, or satisfa
tory assurance of compliance givei
else the Master at the direction (
Plaintiffs Attorneys will resell sai
lands on the same day or on sou
subsequent sales day.
J. H. CANTELO I',
Master, E. C.
Oct. 5, 1917.
tual Insurance Associ
Property Insured $2,500,00C
WRITE OR CALL on the ut
designed for any information yo
may desire about our, plan,of insur
We insure your property against
FIRE, WINDSTORM or LIGHT
and do so cheaper than any Com
pan3' in existence.
Remember, we are prepared U
prove to you that ours is the Kafesl
and cheapest plan of insurance
Our Association is now licensed
to write Insurance ?n the counties
of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCor
mick, Laurens and Edgefield.
The otlicers are: Gen. J. Fraser
Lyon, President, Columbia, S. C.
J. R. Blake, Gen. Agt., Secy. &
Treas., Greenwood, S. C.
A. O. Grant, Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gambrell, Abbeville, S. C.
Jno. H. Childs, Bradley, S. C.
A. W. Youngblood, Hodges, S. C.
S. P. Morrab, Willington, S. C.
L.N. Chamberlain,McCormick, S.C.
R. II. Nicholson, Edgefield, S. C.
F.L.Timmerman, Pln't. Lane, S. C.
J. C. Martin, Princeton, S. C.
W. H. Wharton, Waterloo, S. C.
J. R. BLAKE, Gen. Agt.
Greenwood, S. C.
Jan. 1st, 1917.
DR J.S. BYRO,
^ . OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE
Residence'Phone 17-R. Office3.
8r King's New Biscwery
KILLS THE COUGH. CURES THE LUNGS.
Slate ofSouth Carolina,
County of Edgefield,
Court Common Pleas.
.Mrs. Anna West, et. al.-Plaintiffs
-a sra inst-Margue? i te E. Smith
Pursuant to a decree in the above
entitled cause, I shall offer entitled
cause, I shall otter for sale at public
outcry to the highest bidder before
the Court House, Town of Edge
field, C tint} and Stale aforesaid, on[
Salesday in November, li? 17, the
same being Ihe 5th day of eau!
month, between the legal hours of
sale the following described realty
Tract No. 1: "Five Hundred and
Fifty Acres, more or less si'.tate,
I lying and being in Edgefield Coun
ty, in the Slate of South Carolina,
.with the following boundaries,
Ni rib by Tract No. 2, T. IL Rains
ford and Abner .Minis; Kast by oth
er lands of said Estate; South b*
Dr. Preston De Yore and C. A.
Wells; West by Li. Ii. .Tones."
Tract No. 2: "One Hundred and
Twenty-four Acres, more or less,
situate, lying being in Edgefield
County, and in the State of South
Carolina with the following boun
daries; North by W. F. West;
East by Abner Minis; South by
Tract No. 4; West bv Tract No. 1
and W. F. West."
Tract No. 3: "Seventy Acres,
more or less, situate, lying and be
ing in the County of Edgefield and
in the State of South Carolina with
the following boundaries, North by
Haile Rolston; East by Charles Do
bey and Walter Holmes; South by
W. S. G. Heath; West by Thomas
More or less Acreage not to ef
fect sale-Sale not to affect Crops
Terms of Sale Cash: If purchaser
at said saie shall fail to comply with
the terms thereof, within one hour
from the time of sale, said premises,
upon direction of plain tilt", or his
attorney, will be re sold on said day
at the risk of the former purchaser.
Purchaser to pay for papers.
J. H. CANTE LOU.
Master E. C.
Oct. 4, 1917.
GEO. F. .MI.M S
Eyes examined and g.?sses fitted
only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
ADMINISTRATORS' SALE OF
State of South Carolina,
County of Edgefield.
We will sell at the late residence
of R. W. Powell, deceased, in said
County and State, at eleven o'clock
a. m., on November Gib, 1917, the
following personal property belong
ing to said estate, to wit:
Mules, Horses, Cattle, Hogs,
Wagons, Buggies, Farm
Implements and Ginning Out fit.
G. W. Holmes,
Administrators Estate of'R. W.
Od. 17, 1917.
Notice of Final Dis
To All Whom These Presets May
Whereas, Pulgar L. Ready has
made application unto this Court
for final discharge as administrator
in re the estate of Mrs. Mary E.
Ready deceased, on this the 13th
day of October, 1917).
These Are Therefore, to cite ann
and all kindred, creditors, or par
ties interested, to show cause before
me at my office at Edgefield Court
House, South Carolina, on the 20th
day of'November 1917 at ll o'clock
a. m., why said order of discharge
should not be granted.
W. T. KINNAIRD,
J. P., E. C.
Oct. 13, 1917-4t.
Notice is hereby given that hunt
ing and every other form of tres
passing upon the land of the under
signed and upon the land of Mrs.
P. H. JLJussey is hereby forbidden
and all who fail to heed this notice
will be prosecuted under the law.
This is a notice to everybody.
G. W. Bussey, Jr.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect The Head
?ecause of its tonic and laxative effect, LAXA
TIVE BROMO QUININE is betterthan ordinary
Quinine and does not cause nervousness nor
rinding in bead. Remember the full name and
look tor the signature ci E. W. GROVE. 25c
I Iovitatic=n to Visit Our Second Floor
I We desire to call the attention of our patrons and the public generally to the large |
i\ stock of furniture and house furnishings of all kinds, which we carry on our second floor. |
I Every department was replenished early, and we can sci! ai very reasonable prices.
FURNITURE: We are showing a complete stock of furniture. When in need of
f a bureau, wardrobe, sideboard, china closet, hat rack, dining table, dining chairs., reck
| eis come in and let us show you through our stock. We extend the ladies a special |
I invitation to call. We also carry a large assortment ol'iron beds, all .M/.C.I. |
I Ask to see our slock of .Mattresses in cotton and felt. Our "Blue Ribbon** spring 1
?5 mattress is the best on the market. Try one.
I ART SQUARES AND RUGS: We are not only showing the largest but the pr?t
S ti est assortment of Hugs and Art Squares that we have ever bought. Can please the 1
I most exacting buyers. An inspection of our stock will convince you.
STOVES, RANGES AND HEATERS : This is the season for casting the old stoves
I aside and purchasing a new one. We have all sizes of stoves and ranges from "the best
U manufacturers. Large stock to select from.
Vehicles and Harness
Do you need a new buggy? Come in and let us show you the strong line of bug
gies and carriages we sell. They are made by the most reliable manufacturers in the
country. We have any style you want. '
Our stock of harness is large and our price is as low as the lowest. Single and
double wagon or buggy harness to select from. We also carry a full stock of saddles.
We always have a large assortment of coffins and caskets to select from-anything
from the cheap coffin lo the best metal casket. Our hearse responds to all calls-day
Heavy Groceries and Plantation Supplies
On our first floor will always be found a large stock of heavy groceries, farming
implements, hardware and.plantation supplies ot all kinds. .Let us supply your needs
in every department. We can make it to your interest to make your purchases at oui
Edgefield Mercantile Company
TTe want our friends throughout Udgeiield county to know
that our hardware store on upper Broad Street is well supplied
in every department with just what they need. We buy in
We are offering some Oliver Chilled Plows-one horse, one
and-a-half horse and two horse-at very low prices. Get the
price of other dealers and come to us. Then you will see tht
bargain we offer.
liaise stock of Blacksmith tools of all kinds. AVe also carry
harness and saddles.
Let us sell you a shotgun cheap and supply you with new
club shells that were bought earl v.
I\ow is a good time to paint. Let us sell you your paint.
HARDWARE DEPARTMENT OF
' E. M. ANDREWS FURNITURE CO.
1289 Broad Street Augusta, Georgia
It should be handsome, durable,
fire-resisting and economical. It you
will write us wo will convince you
that all these qualities are combined
in the famous
Made in beautiful red or green
colors. These shingles form as hand
some a roof as you can find. Their
slate surface guarantees long wear.
We can't tell you all you should
know about them in this small space.
We'd rather have you see them.
Write for samples and prices to-day.
Roofing and Mantel Co.
507 Broad St.
Mantels, Tiles, Crates
Metal Roofing, etc.
Invigorating to the Pale and Sickly
Thc Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
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1 of the Southern Railway: the nowtb and success of one mean?
the upbuildini: of thc other.
The Southern Railway asks no favors-no special privileee not
accorded to others.
The ambition of the Southern Railway Company ls to see that
unity of interest that is born of co-operation between the public and
thc railroads! to see perfected that fair an.l frank policy in the maniee
ment of railroads which invites the confidence of covernmental
acencies; to realize that liberality of treatment wbicb will enable It
to obtain the additional capital needed for thc acquisition of better and
cnlarced facilities incident to thc demand for increased and better
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To take its niche In the body politic of the South aloneside of
other creat industries, with no more, but with equal liberties, equal
rirhts and equal opportunit?s.
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