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(" Care t?f F Milk -?ncT Cream on
Clemson^ College, April 18.-There
are two ^o?d reasons for giving milk
and <(rreaxrrspecial care : first, milk is
. a delrciaps,'.! highly. -.nutritious, very
vahi?bie,."iaiid essential food product,
but :it -swill never reach its highest
quality ?unless properly cared for:
secondly-only food products of the
highest -.quality command a ready
market-rat. top prices. For . the latter
reason .?ilone!-it is well worth while
to care .'for-the milk and cream be
cause .the ^.difference in return for a
high .class and inferior product will
more than ?pay for the added labor.
At no tizne.has.fhis been so evident
as during' the last year, when the
best butter has brought as high as
20 cents per pound more than butter
of a lower quality. Moreover satis
fied customers.mean more ready out
lets for .one's product at higher
Care ccf Milk and Cream Easy.
The .care.of..milk and cream is so
easy that one is obliged to believe
that it is thoughtlessness rather than
anything:else which is responsible for
the lack of care and attention. All
that is needed is. to is?e that the milk
is drawn .under clean conditions into
clean vessels,.and then cooled at once
to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.. The cooling
is far more effective when it is done
right away than when a couple of
hours are dllowed to. elapse before
? ,cooling is ?egun.: If the dairy is large
enough to warrant doing so, the cool
ing can he done most easily by buying
some kind of cooling: device designed
'for that purpose. Such a cooler can
be had for .a small . sum and has the
- advantage that the milk is poured
right over the cooler when the milk
ing is completed. The-principle of the
cooler is that the . milk passes over
coils through -which.-cold water cir
. culates and thus .very nearly assumes
. the temperature af the water used.
When the dairy . consists only of
~ one or two cows, the: milk may be put
in thin walled vessels . and-, set in a
? . pail or tub of cold water. By stir
ring the- milk now .-arid-again for a
short while it will soon *-be cooled
, enough ot keep for-uMong time. If
- -?he milk is skimmed by means of a j
. hand separator, the cream . can be j
.l; treated in the same :mannerr as out-J
" ..lined for the milk. Milk.and cream]
:-.-treated in this way .nas.amuch better
- taste, will keep longer, '.will; sell for j
? a- higher price and produces better i
. .quality product no matter'for what I
.. -purpose used.
V'l?eanuts a Paying Crop -Eor the
. .Washington, April 17..-^Onet.of the
' best ; paying of Southern crops and
one which may be made productive' if
the-people of the South would turn
away-from cotton is that of growing
peanuts. They are just now a drug
on. the market, largely because they
. are-not eaten to any great extent in
-cold weather. With the coming of
spring,-there is a largely increased
.consumption, which means higher
prices, this larger consumption being
. due to-the; fact that in that period
there rare many picnics, out-of-door
entertainments* gatherings in the va
?rious parks,., etc., at which time the
peanut, js in demand In round figures
:90$Q0iQ00 pounds of peanuts are
?grown in.the United States every year
and 100,000,000 pounds were import
ad .-from .'Aya alone last year. About
5>?j000,000 pounds of roaster peanuts
are .consumed annually,.according to
the "U. S. [Department of Agriculture.
Ailthoughiit is not known, there are
more than 1O0. different methods of
utilizing peanuts, including the-mak
ing of fancy dyes, wool stains, peanut
milk, coffee and ice cream. Few of
the products are sold commercially
because our people have not investi
gated thoroughly to see how this .val
uable product may&e used to besjtiad
vantage. Up to the present time, the
-peanut is used largely in oil, candy,
?peanut butter, salted -peanuts, roasted
peanuts and in various other forms,
our per capita consumption being
about three and one-b^alf pounds.
Every time soaps are used, the con
sumer is partaking of hie three and
Fully ?half of the peanuts ^grown in
the Southern States are fed to hogs.
Large quantities of peanuts :are ex
ported -also, 1,074,007 pounds faying
gone out of the country during fche
month of January alone. Of this .qu&n
tity 78 per cent went to Canada,
where the peanut enjoys co-poppjari
ty with the clove. Cuba took 14 per
cent., Jamaica 2 per cent., and Ber
muda 1 per cent.
? They Speak W*II of lt.*
; "I frequently hear Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy praised by friends
and acquaintances which only tends
to strengthen my good opinion of it"
writes Mrs. Fred Arter, Zanesville,
Ohio. Try it when you have a cough
or cold and see for yourself ,what an
excellent medicine it is.
Ouija Board ?ii
By ?.3iOUI? rRAYBQED
The position of .flagman at*.'S&unders
Crossing, which the railroad company
gave John Peters when, .he.'injured his
foot while acting.as brakeman .on one
of their trains, had .its delights and
its torments. It was ?an easy, job with
considerable leisure time attached, but
it afforded him too frequently the
sight of Polly Carr, who lived in
the little red house at the top cf ?the bill
Not that .Folly was disagreeable to
look upon. Quite the contrary. Any
girl is pleasant to see. whose eyes
sparkle with the . joy of living, whose
curving mo?t* turns upw.ard.at the
corners and in whose cheeks- shines
the glow of health :and..youth. But
when John hurt his foot he.gave up
the thougnt of Polly. Ask a . girl to
marry a cripple, with nothing better
than the job of flagging trains? Well,
he should ?ny not. And. Polly, who
had been on tip-toe for the question
to which she could so truthfully say
"yes," was left to wonder If she had
been mistaken in thinking he cared.
Now Polly, otherwise eminently sen
sible, was the most superstitious/little
Then one bright May morning the
north-bound train slowed down and
stopped at the crossing. Out stepped
Polly's up-country aunt With umbrella
and traveling bag.
Polly was glad to see her aunt, part
ly because she was fond of her, and
a very great deal because now\ it
would be quite all right to iuvite John
Peters to supper. If she had known
that Aunt Susan carried in .her bag
something which would prove, more
efficacious in John's case than ..any
love philter, she would have fallen on
her aunt's neck and blessed her. That
something was -an ouija board.
When John received from Polly the
invitation to supper he 'had half a
mind to refuse.
'Til initiate you into the mysteries
of the ouija board," ?he promised.
"Aunt and I work at it every .eve
ning. And every single thing it .says
is true!" she added solemnly.
Ordinarily John had three hours at
supper time when neither north nor.
south-bound train was due at the)
crossing. On the very night of Pol
I ly's invitation, however, he was "no
tified by the dispatcher at the junction
to throw the switch for a frei cht.
Throughout the meal, delicious evi
dence of Polly's ability to cook, he
kept his brain working at thc words,
even as he praised with ransenline ap
preciatipn the featherweight biscuits,
steak done exactly right and flaky
pie. After supper Aunt Susan gave
Polly a little push. "I'm going to wash
up,ichild. You run along in the parlor
and entertain Mr. Peters." And Polly,
after one dutiful but weak protest,
'iLet's get out the ouija board," she
suggested. "You ask it the first ques
tion and see what happens!"
So John, thinking how pretty Polly's
pink cheeks were, wanted to know if it
would rain in the morning. Heads
close together, fingers resting lightly
on the triangular bit of wood, they
waited'.for the ouija spirit to start
working. Polly pouted when John
didn't seem impressed at the vaguely
Indefinite .reply of "Maybe." Question
followed question, tum and turn about,
with more-or less-marvelous re
sponse. Then Polly, her color deep
ening a bit, inquired if she would
"Some day," came the answer.
"Who?" /dared Polly.
John, his fingers trembling In spite
of himself, awaited the answer with
trepidation. What was Polly-or the
j ouija boi-jrtl-up to?
Slowly .the letters spelled ont into
John sprang up ; as If shot. Down .
clattered the hoard and planchette.
Seizing his caae, the man . leaped to
the front door, opened it and was gone.
Polly, thunderstruck, stood where she
had risen, her cheeks drained .of their
rosiness. What was it? It couldn't
be-how silly of her even to think of
it. John wouldn't leave like *hat
just because he thought he was be
ing proposed to. But t?ere was some
Quickly she went out to the little
porch. Far down the hill sounded
the tap-tap of John's cane and his
swift footfalls. There was another
.?sound-slow, monotonous, rumbling
(Oben a whistle for the Crossing.
.She must find out if he got there ?In
time. Hatless, coatless, she ran down
the hill, only to meet John, breathing
heavily, on the way back.
"Were you in time?" she cried.
"Thank heaven, yes!" he answered.
Then, **Polly," he demanded quickly,
"what was that answer going to be?"
Polly gulped down a little sob. "C
can't you guess?" she asked.
"A switchman?" he said slowly.
Me?" And as Polly was silent he con
tinued, wonderingly: "Would you
marry a cripple?"
<1 wouldn't call any man a cripple
that could get down the hill like
that!" flashed Polly.
With a happy sigh John yielded to
temptation. "I have wanted you so,
Polly, dear," he whispered.
"Isn't the ouija lward wondrrful?"
said Polly a minute Inter from the
depth of John's shoulder.
John patted her head lovingly.
"Well, it couldn't do much moro for
a man than save his reputation and
give him his best girl, now could itf
be said. _ ._*
BP" WEEVIL CONTROLJN
v Weevil Picking.
Clemson College, May 9.-The cot
ton boll weevil requires a long time to
come irom its winter quarters in the
spring and early summer. These pesta
begin to emerge usually during the
latter part' of March and while nearly
all of them will be out by the first
week in June, yet there are stragglers
that will not come out until the first
week in July. They feed upon the
tender leaves and the tips of the buds
until the squares begin to form.
Whenever weevils are present in no
ticeable numbers on the young cot.
ton, it will pay to go over the field,
carefully onfc or twice and collect
these 'overwintered weevils from thi
buds, says Prof. A. F. Conrad, entomo
logist. This can be done most econom
ically and, effectively just before the
time with the utmost care, the ma
jority of the weevils may be gathered
before any egg? have been laid. The
weevils may be killed by crushing
them when caught or by putting them
In a vessel containing water with a
film of kerosene over it. The collec
tion of weevils before the squares are
formed, it is estimated, will not- pay
where upon thorough search less than
?50 weevils per acre are found. To
catch weevils from the plants, the fol
lowing method is generally used: "One
hand is held horizontally under "the
tip of the plant so that when this tip
is bent- over with the other hand, it
may be readily caught. This method
is: based on the fact that the weevil
"plays possum" and will drop to the
ground like dead when disturbed. The
operator will soon learn this. A great
many weevils will escape by dropping
to the ground so quickly that they are
not even noticed by the collector.
Where an attempt at square pick
ing is contemplated, the following
: should receive careful consideration.
First, collecting should be begun
about ten days after the first bloom is
seen in the field. Second, unless the
work is done thoroughly it is not pro
fitable, and this means not only that
squares must be picked from the
ground, but also those that have'dried
on the plants, as well as those that
show by their unnatural pale or yel
low color, or by flaring, that they arc
injured so that those squares hang
ing on the plants may not give the we
evil sufficient time to come out be
fore the next collection. This-means
that collection should be made about
every fifth day. Fourth, the collec
tion of squares should be continued
.for-.at least six weeks. Fifth, the col
lection of squares is generally advis?d
during the gfirst few weeks of the
square forming period where weevils
have lived through the winter in large
numbers. Sixth, it must not be for
gotten that under boll weevil condF "
tions much depends upon cultivation.
The chief obj*.." 4s to urge the growth
.and fruiting of tb-1 plants as rapidly
tas possible. Seventh, it is estimated
that it will not pay to pi?k weevils or
squares unless low priced labor is
available. Frequently this can be
.secured by the employment of women
and children who have an interest in
Those who are planning to use the
.calcium arsenate poisoning method"
for controlling the boll weevil are di
rected to . Circular 162, U. S. Depart
ment of Agriculture, Washington, D.
C which gives explicit information
in the fewest words possible.
To Control Chicken Lice.
-Sodium Fluorid Most Satisfactory.
Clemson College, May.-Poultry li?e
do not suck blood. They feed on por
tions of the feathers or on the scales
of the skin. The greatest loss from
lice is possibly that of young chickens
which may become infested from th?
mother hen, even before they become
dry atter leaving the egg shell.
Though there are several kinds ol
poultry lice, Ihey can all be controlled
by the same method.
Sodium fluorid appears to be the
most satisfactory chemical to use for
the control of all kinhs of poultry lice.
The treatment must be thorough, and .
every fowl in the poultry yard must
be treated, because if one infested
chicken escapes, it may then be but
a sort time until the entire flock ls ?
again infested. The commercial form j
of sodium fluorid may be obtained at
most drug stores. Small amounts oj 1
"pinches" of this chemical should be ]
placed on different parts of the body j
of the chicken as follows: Place the
fowl on a table in an open vessel, hold
the legs and wings in one hand, and
?with the other hand place a small
pinch of the chemical next to the skin ]
among the feathers on the head, neck (
each thigh, underside of spread wings,
and distribute by pushing the finger?
among the feathers. One pound will
treat about 100 hens. For young chicks
the head, back and body are the only
parts that are necessary to treat.
Wash the hands thoroughly after :
using chemical. It will not injure the j
hands, but it ls frequently irritable to ;
sores. It should of course never be .
The reading farmer is th?' leading !
farmer. Do you take a good farm pa ;
per and do you get the bulletins frorr
your agricultural college?
Increase the farm income by grrow
lng Ussher on poor soils, steer
slopes, rocky lands, and unused cor
ners, . -,
"I was feardhyable to drag, I
was so weakened," writes Mrs.
W. F. Ray, of Easley, S. C.
"The doctor treated me for about
two months, still I didn't get
any better. I had a large fam
ily and felt I surely must do
something to enable me to take
care of my little ones. I had
The Woman's Tonic
"I decided to try it," con
tinues Mrs. Ray . , . "I took
eight bottles in all... I re
gained my strength and have
had no more trouble with wo
manly weakness. J have ten
children and am able to do all
my housework and a lot out
doors ... I can sure recom
Take Cardui today. It may
be just whit you need.
At all druggists.
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Our Association is now licensed
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January 1, 1921.
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Repairs, Shafting, Pulleys, Hangers,
Grate Bars, Pumps, Pipe, Valves and
Fittings, Injectors, Belting, Packing
Bose, etc. Cast every day.
GASOLINE AND KEROSENE
Pumping, Wood Sawln? and Feed
On the night of October 19-20th,
1920,the vault of The Bank of Tren
ton, S. C., was burglarized and the
following Certificates of stock cov
ering stock owned in the Trenton
Fertilizer Company, was stolen and
the public is, hereby warned, not to
accept any of these Certificates as
application has been made for du
Number 16 dated October 1, 1919,
issued to Mrs. Emma Hord for 8
Number 15 dated September 29,
1919, issued to Walter W. Wise for
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Edgefield, S. C.
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Dig up the shoes,
That you could use,
If they were put in shape.
Our lightning stitch.
Is one from which
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Tbe shoes that we
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