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HOW TO GET EGGS IN WIN
The farmer who leaves hia poul
try to roost in the apple tree at the
corner of the barn, and to pick up
their living at the pigs' trough and
in the barnyard, may occasionally
get an egg in winter. But as a
matter of fact there is on most
farms a great dearth of eggs from
from November to March. With
a warm shelter and suitable feed,
pullets that begin to lay in the fall
and will continue to lay through
the winter. It is mainly a question
of feed. The staple feed is Indian
corn, especially in the West, be
cause it is most plentiful and the
most convenient. It furnishes
plenty of fat and keeps up the heat
of the fowls, but is poor in albumen
and the phosphates. They want a
variety of grains and vegetables.
Most farmers have milk, and if this
can be added it will be all they
need. Butchers' scrap-cake is good,
and may safely be kept in the poul
try yard where the fowls can help
themselves at pleasure. Boiled pota
toes or turnips, mashed and mixed
with Indian meal, make an excellent
feed for laying hens. Fowls are
particularly fond of cabbages ani
turnips at all stages of their growth,
and eat them raw greedily every
day if they can get them. We have
found so good result from feeding
cabbages to laying hens that we
always lay in a large supply for the
winter. Refuse from the butcher's
and offal from the fish market also
furnish good material for making
eggs. These are accessible to most
villages and can be had at a small
cost. A hen is only a machine for
preducing eggs. If you want the
finished product you must put the
raw material into the hopper. It
should not be forgotten that there
is a liberal grinding going onz in
the gizzard, and the laying bird
should have free access to gravel,
with sharggrit, broken oyster and
clam shells, which assist in reduc
ing the grain and forming egg shell.
With a plentiful supply of egg
- producing food, hens will lay well
in winter, when eggs bring the
highest price.-Col. Farmer.
Crossing. fowls enables us to
combine the mierits of different
breeds. The Brahma has a very
small comb, is heavily feathered,
and grows to large size. By cross
ing this breed -with the Leghorn,
we reduce the comb of the latter,
increase the size of the body, and
afford heavier feathering. The
crossed fowl will sit, though the
propensity is not so strong as in
the pure Brahma, and the good
qualities of both breeds are blen
ded. A cross of the Brown Leg
horn and Pat,ridge Cochin permits
of uniformity of co!or, and makes a
superb fowl for all purposes. The
IHudan answers excellently for
crossing on the large'coarse hens,
the offspring usually being larger
then either of the parents. When
two non-sitting breeds are crossed,
snch as Leghorns and Hamburgs,
the result is sometimes persistent
'sitters. An excellent cross is to
use a L. ogshan cockerel with large
common hens, the pullets from
-which are mated with a Houdan
-cockerel. This gives a hardy, early
maturing of any of the Asiatics,
but has dark legs, which are con
sidered objectionable by some.
For plumpness of body, yellow legs,
and hardiness, the new breed-the
Wyandottes (formerly American
Sebrights) are equal to any. They
are nearly as large inl size as the
Plymouth Rocks. Crossed fowls do
not produce uniform chicks. A
pure-blooded cockerel must always
be mated with crossed pullets. If
this is not done, the chicks hatched
from the crossed stock vwill be of
different colors, shapes, and sizes,
as they usually revert to different
ancestors. Sandy soil is best for
feathered-legged breeds. Plenty of
room in the coops should always
be allowed, without regard to the
breed of fowl.-P. H.' Jacobs,
in American Agriculturist for Dec.
Buimra PI.-Cover the pie plate
with crust as for custard pie; take
a piece of butter the size of an egg,
one cup of sugar, one cup sweet
cream, one teaspoonful flour- mix
butter, flour and sugar #ther,
ad cram, bake till brown.
( CtAl muoiz.
AT THE STAMP WINDOW.- t
"Has postage been reduced to,f
"Then a two-cent stamp will ac
tully carry a letter ?"
"And there's no need of putting
on three cents?"
"Not a bit."
"Do you know Mrs. Blank?"
"She says it's two cents in the
"It is two cents anywhere in the
"She says she sent a letter to her
husband in Augusta with a two cent
stamp on it and we never got it."
"I can't help that ma'am."
"Then two cents is enough?"
"And her husband probably got
the letter and didn't answer it?"
"Well, I'll take a two cent stamp,
but if there is any doubt about the
matter I'd as soon pay more. It
will go, will it?"
"Go right out to day?"
"Well, I hope so, for it is a very
important letter. You know Mrs
D-, who used to live on
"Well it's for her. She lives in
Charleston now. She asked me
for the best way to pickle mixed
The woman had to stand aside
for two or three minutes, but as
as soon as the window was clear
she returned to say:
"I've got the stamp on."
"And it'll go!"
"If it don't-!"
"And she probably didn't sleep a
wink last night.
Tn TH WisEs.-A gentleman
while sitting at the dinner-table
with his family, had these words
said to him by his son, a lad of
eleven years: "Father, I have been
thinking, if I could have one single
wish of mine, what I would choose."
"To give you a better chance,"
said the father, "suppose the allow
ance be increased to three wishes,
what would they be? Be careful,
He made his choice thoughtfully;
first, of a good character, second,
of good health, and third, of a
His father suggested to him that
fame, power, riches, and various
other things are held in general
esteem among men.
"I have thought of all that,"
said he; "but, if I have a good
character and good health and a
good education, I shall be able to
earn all the money that will be of
any use to me, and everything
will come along in its right place"'
A wise decision indeed, for a lad
of that age. Let our young readers
think of it and profit by it.-Selected.
A Warsaw naper gives a curious
story of a wager between two
wealthy Polish landlords. They
agreed each to isolate two hens,
two ducks and geese from the poul
try yard, and allow them to multi
ply for fifteen years. Superfluous
male and maimed female birds
could be sold, but the total sale
was not to exceed ten per cent. of
the whole flock at the close of fif
teen years. At the close of that
term the possessor of the largest
flock was to get the smaller flock
and ten thousand rubies in cash,
to be distributed among charitable
institutions. Upon settling the bet
a short time ago, the loser had 1,.
890 hens, 530 ducks and 276 geese,
a total of 2,696 birds. The winter
had 1,084 hens, 965 ducks-and 895
geese, a total of 2,844 birds.
We don't know who to credit
with the iollowing, but it is a truth
told in a back handed way; "We
like to hear a man .refuse to take
hfs home paper, and all the
time sponge on his neighbor
for it. We like to hear a man
complain when asked to sub
scribe for it, that he takes
more now than he can read, and
then go aroudid the printing office
until be can read it. We like to
see a man run down his home
paper as not wotth taking, and
every now and then beg a favor of
the editor in the editorial line.
We like to see a merchant refuse
t- advertise in his home paper, and
then try to get a share of the trade
th newspaper brings. We like to
se this, it looks economical, thrifty
A gun is a thing without legs
Put a Brand on Him.
"Women are a necessary evil," he said,
ringing down his fist hard on the counter
o emphasize the heartless remark. It was
a the village store at West Milton, Saratoga
ounty, and the speaker was the central
gure of a groun of bucholic philosophers.
le was homely, alovenly and sixty.
"There's where I differ from you alto
ether," said Mr. George T. Graham, of the
ame place. "Women are mostly what men
cake 'em. When husbands are brutes wives
vill fall into submission or make home hot
or the men ; and they're unnatural in either
haracter. Love them, and especially be
ood to them when they're sick, and you'll
iave no trouble. There's my own wife, now.
;he's suffered a good deal with dyspepsia,
tervous prostration and other ailments that
ook the bloom off her cheeks and the spring
>t her steps. Well, she saw an advertise
nent of "Parker's Tonic," and thought it
vonld be just the thing for her case. Gentle
nen, I sent five miles after a bottle. She
ook it. I sent again after more. So several
hmes. Trouble ? Why, if you could see how
nuch good it has done her you would say
hat women are the greatest of God's bless
ngs, and "Parker's Tonic" is the next.
This preparation, which has been known
is "Parker's Ginger Tonic,'? will hereafter be
:alled simply "Parker's Tonic." This change
tas been rendered necessary by substitutes
mposed upon their customers by unprinci
led dealers under the name of ginger ; and
is ginger is really an unimportant flavoring
ngredient, we drop the misleading word.
'There is no change, however, in the prepa
ation itself, and all bottles remaining in the
ands of dealers, wrapped under the name
f "Parker's Ginger Tonic" contain the
enuine medicine if the fac simile signature
f "Hiscox & Co., is at the bottom of the
utside wrapper, Nov. 29-1m.
From these sources arise three-fourths of
the diseases of the human raee. These
symptoms indicato their exstence: Loss of
[ppetite, Bowels costive, Sick Heed
ahe, fl1lness after ating, aversion to
exertion of body or mind, Eructation
of food, Irritability of temper, Low
spirits, A feeling of having neglected
Bome duty, Dizziness, Fluttering at the
geart,Dots before the eyes, highly col
ered Urine, CONSTIPATION, and de.
tnand the use of a remedy that acts directly
ontheLiver. AsaLiverrmedicine TUTT'S
PILLS have no conal. Their action on the
Eidneys and Skin is also prompt; removing
all impurities through these three " sca
engers of the system," producing appe
tite,sound digexton, regular stcols., a ccar
skinandavigorous body. TUTT'S 2'LLS
cause no nausea or griping nor interfere
with daily work and are a perfcet
ANTIDOTE TO MALARIA.
EFEELS LIKE A NEW MAN.
"I have had Dyspepsia, with Constipa
tion two years, and have tried ten different
kinds of pills, and TUTT'S are the first
that have dono me any good. They have
cleaned me out nicely. 1y appetite s
splendid, food digests readily, and I now
have natural passages. I feel like a new
man." W. D. EDWARDS, Palmyra, O.
Soldeverywhere,25c. Ofre,44 MurraySt.,N.Y.
TUTT'S HAIR DYE.
GRAY rAIR OR WHISKERs changed in.
stantly to a GLOSSY BLACK by a single ap.
plication of this DYE. Sold b y Druggists,
or sent by express on receipt of g :.
Office, 44 Murray Street, Nev York.
TUTT'S MANUAL OF USEFUL RECE!PTS FREE
July 19, 29-1y.
As an invigorant Hostetter's Stomach
Bitters has receive<d the most positive en
dorsement from eminent physicians, and
has long occupied a foremost rank among
,tandard projprietary remedies. Its protn
erties as an alteratve of disordered cond&
tions of the stomach, liver and bowels, and
a preventive of malarial diseases are no
less renowned, and have been accorded
emphaticpe ssional recommendation.
Fr sale byDruggists and Dealers, to whom
apply frHostetter's A lmanac For 1884.
$1.00 A WEEK !
We can gtuarantee the above amount
:o good, active, energetiC
~adies as well as gentlemen, make a
uccess in the business. Very little
ipital required. We have a house
old( artic as salable as~ flour.
It Sells Itselfl
.t is used every day ill every family.
Eou do not need to explain its merits.
'here is a rich harvest for all who em
>rice this golden op)portuni.ty. It
:osts yoiJ only one centt to learn what
mr business is. Buy a postal card
md( write to us and we will send you
mr prospectus5 an<d full particulars
ind we knowv vou will deriv e mdore
rood1 than vou have any idea of. Our
~eptatonl as a manufacturiug comi
>utv is such that we cantnot aiford to
lecive. Write to us on a postal and
five your atddress plainly and receive
BUCKEYE ME'G CO.,
I will pay (15c.) fifteen cents cash
>r Buhecl for 10.000 Bushels SOUND
DRY COTTON SEED, delivered to
ne at this place before the ill-st of next
Kovember. Will exchange Cotton
aeed meal for Cotton Seed.
W. F. IIOLLOWAY & CO.,
Oct. 3-3m. Pomaria, S. C,
Three Times A Day
Is not too often to use it, yet if once
t day the teeth are brttshed with
Woon's ODoNTINE the greatest change
s observed. Instead of brown, staii
ad and ugly looking spots on the teeth
rou will see ai bright row~ of polished
earles, where the teeth are sound
tnd even when they are not perfect
;hey will be kept from further decay.
WYooD's ODONTINE contains nothing
vhich can possibly injure the teeth but
>nl the contrary is bene.ficial to teeth
us and breath. Trade supplied by
W. C. FISBE ,
Wholesale Agent, Columbia, S. C.
For sale by Dr. S. F. Fant and W.
Pelhim. Fe.h 8 9-y.
F. A. SOHUMPERT & 00.,
are Agents and have for sale the following improved Agricultural Implements:
Harvester and Binder,
Dropper and Mower,
Globe Cotton Planter,
SULKY AND WALKING PLO WS,
CHICAGO SCREW PULVERIZER, CANE MILLS AND EVAPORATORS
AND OTHER IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.
If you want anything of this kind give us a call before purchasing elsewhere.
Warehouse for Machinery in the new building on corner Caldwell and Har
ngton streets, below Christian & Smith's Livery Stables.
Mar. 5, 10-tf.
W. J POLLARD,
Nos. 734 and 736 Reynolds Street, AUGUSTA, GA.
C0O rfI CTOR AlD COMMISaIOIMlICKAIT,
AND DEALER IN
Machinery of all Kiiids,
Also Disston's Circular Saws. Rubber and Leather Belting. Steam Pipe. Water and
Steam Gauges. Connections. Whistles. Oil Caps. Pop, Globe an'd Check
Valves, Governors, Wrenches, etc., togeti:rr with every article of
Steam and Water Fittinggs, Fl. ings, etc.
TALBOTT & SONS.
Talbott's Agricultural Engines (on wheels.) Portable Engines (on skids) Stationary
Engines. Tubular and Locomotive Boilers. Turbine Water Wheels. Corn
and Wheat Mills. Saw Mills. Shafting, Pulleys, Boxes, Hangers and
Patent Spark Arresters.
Watertown Steam Engine Co.
Watertown Agricultural Engines (on wheels.) Portable Engines (on skids.) Dairy
Engine (tor small buildings.) Vertical Engines. Stationary Engines (with
and without cut off.) Return Tubular Boilers (with two flues.)
Locomotive and Vertical Boilers. Saw Mills, etc., etc..
C. & G. COOPER & CO.
Cooper's Self-Propelling (traction) Engines. Farm Agricultural Engines (on wheels.)
Portable Engines (On skids.) Stationary Enginrs. Locomotive and Return
Tubular%Boilers. Corn and Wheat Mill. Portable Will (with portable
bolt attached. Smut Machines. Dustless Wheat Separators
and Oat and Weed Extractor. Saw Mills
.(double and single.)
J. W. CARDW.ELL & CO.
Cardwell Wheat Threshers, Separators and Cleaners. "Ground Hog"' Threshers.
Hydraulic Cotton Prese. Hrse Power (mounted and down.) Power
Johnston Harvester Company
EMMERSON, TALCOTT & CO.
eapers and Binders. Reapers and Mowers Combined. Single Binders, Reapers, and
Mowers. Cultivators and Grain Sowers.
FAIRBANKS & CO.
Fairbanks' Standard Scales, all sizes and patterns. Alarm Cash DrawQrs.
MANUFACTUR.ER of the FOLLOWING MACHINES.,
Neblett & Goodrich Improved IIL Cotton Gin. Eid's Patent A utomat c Power Scre w
Press. (steam or water power.) Smith's Improv'd Hand Power dotton and
Hay Press. Cotton Gin Feeder. Cot ton Condenser.
New Virginia Feed Cutter.
Engines. Cotton Gins, &c., repaired In a workmanlike manner.
Orders solicited and promptly executed. For further particulars, circulars, general
inormation, etc., apply to
W. J. POLLARD.
W. F. GAILLARD, Ag't., for Newberry'
JTan. 4. 1-3y.
L0 for the working class. Send. .1
cents for pstage,'oad valbe 1
box osapegoods that wilp put
you In the way of making more money in a
few uay th an you though possible at anw SI T N D
start you. You can work ll the spare
time only. The work is universally adapted The .1oua aaehtlo h
ar s0cents 'to $5 every evening. Tai National Capital. Conveniently 1o-I
who want work may test the business, we cated :und accessible to all the street
ake thisa nare e ofrto allwho car lines of the city. Open all the
a-r. hditretions, etce snt free. Fortunes er 0. G. STAPLES. Proprietor.
will b tmhe bykthos who sivethbr wol L to the Thousand Island House.
sure. Don't delay. Start now. Address 47-ln.
Stilson & Co., Portland, Main.
Nov. 2-1y. V NT D
Sendn sid cen t for p o ta , W A T D
A youZE to more money right COT TON SEED
away than anything else in this world. All,t
of either sex, succeed from first hour. The ____________
broad road to fortune opens before the
ourkr, aboluel sue .nt oce adress, C TTON SEED.
It will par (150,) fifteen cenits eash
S per bushel'for 10,000 Bushels SOUND
- 2-9 DRY COTTON SEED dlelivered at
- - this place before the first of next No
~ ~ - ~ ~ vember. Will exchange Cotton Seed
U *~~ ~ ~ * meal for Cotton Seed.
n - Dy-nsan W.1R. REID.
~~c ~ S y.cos and3)- Chappll's, S. C.
E i Sampn Pope, I. D.,
_ 5 Office-Opera House,
6 NE WBERERY, S. .
S 2 -8-8 - Inaddition to a general practice pays
c especial attention to the treatment of
diseases oi Females, and Chronic dis
-- eases of all kinds including diseases of 4
e e a the Respiratory and Circulatory Ss
* Rectum. Liver, Stomach, Eye, Ear,
~ ~ Nose and Throat, of the Nervous Sys
STi tern and Cancerous Sores and Ulcers.
**~ Correspondence solicited.
1ABOR VS, GENIUS!
The men who have attain
d the greatest success in life,
nd who have arisen superior
o the mass of their fellows,
re the men who have la
iored the most diligently.
When an insignificant Shoe
hop once stood, a massive
actory now sends forth its
housands of pairs of Ladies
Fine Shoes ; and to-day t
ZEILEfR BRO'8 SflOES
kRE THE STANDARD OF
[Ising the best materials that
an be secured; employing I
)nly skilled workmen ; and 1
nowing that when a Shoe
eaves their factory that a
Detter shoe cannot be made,
.s the secret of their im- Q
nce sales, and their great f
;uccess. Those who have e
)ought shoes with trifling F
lastics in them, are advised
;o buy Zeigler's shoes, and
-ou have the remedy. You -
vho want shoes-and every s
me should want them--which
vill keep the feet dry and
ree from dampness during
;he coming winter, see to it
;hat you get
CALF SKIN -
Ladies, wvhen a dress shoe
s wanted call and see what
ye have for you in Zeigler's
'rench Kid button shoe, the
ieatest and pleasantest wear
ng shoe made. You can get
eigler's shoes only from us!
To other House has them ! [
to other House can buy I
hem ! In order to increase ~I
ur stock of Fine shoes, we 1
ave determined to close out k
300TS AND SHOESl!
NRIO0J8 &ACR IFICE, 2
ome everybody, and see|U
hat we mean exactly what u
e say. A large and mag
ificent stock of
it $2.2% and $2.75. Now is
rour time to invest your
noney wisely and well.
We are under contract to
'es-hip by December 1st, all
~loaks we fail to sell. Rather
,han run the risk of not sell.
ng them, we have determin
d to re-ship them promptly
t that time, but from now
ntil December 1st there will
be the grandest opportunity
ffered -to the people of buy
ing a-handseme Cloak at the
Lowest price ewver known.
ome then before December
st It will pay you! It will
doubly pmy you!
NEW AND ELEGANT
ALL. AND WINTER
r. W. COPPOCK'S,
UNDER NEWBERBY HOTEL.
I would respectfully call the atten
on of my friends, patrons, and the
ublic generally to the fact, that I
ave just returned from the Northern
iarkets where I purchased an elegant
[en's, Youths, Boys and Children's
Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Hats,
Boots and Shoes, Trunks, Va
lises, Umbrellas &c.,
(In store and still arriving)
Black and Colored
Worsted Coats and Vests,
and Fancy Cass Pants for Dress,
Colored Cass Business Suits,
All of the latest fabrics and styles.
2special attention is Invited to my
GENTS FURNISHING GOODS,
f style, finish and color that cannot
ail to please the most fastidious.
The public is respectfully asked to
amine my stock and prices before
J. W. COPPOCK.
. D. FRIDAy. J. G. FRIDAY.
FRIDAY & BRO.,
China, Crockery and
?ANCY GOODS, &C.,
EIT DOOR TO N. EHRLICH A S0NS,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
.I CLUB WITH
t tosthe pulcerof tihe HEA.
GOOEY'S LADY'S BOOK
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imple pyofGO'SLD' Ml BOOK.
[alEine our addes,lemen's Counyhan
A. and WImre NT,awasER
an tarse ngmad in
Custm. S irt an
King Of The Singers!
ABOVE IS THE EXACT REPRE '
SENTATION OF THE
WE SELL FOR
THE SINGER STILE of
WHICH ARE BY FAR
THE MOST POPU
IN THE WORLD.
Finished in the best manner wi
the latest improvements for wfng
the bobin; the most. convenient ste
of table, with extention leaf,
drawers and beautijul gothic cover, it
stands without a rival.
THE KING OF SINGER
We do not ask you to payfor itua
til you see what you are buying. We
only wish to know that you want"
buy a Sewing Machine and are
to pay $20 for the best in the mark t.
Write to us sending the name of yoo
nearest railroad Station and we ,wil
send the machine and give instructin =
to allow you to examine it befue fA.
pay for it.
WILLMARTH & CO
1826 N'orti 24 3t., Philadelphia,
Sep. 5, 36- -3m.
Importer and Wholesale Deasier n
Foreign & -Domes
LEMONS, PINEAPPLES, POTA'
TOES, ONIONS, PEANUTS
S. E. CdRNER iMETV
& MARtKET STRENTV
CH ART.1STON, S8
Nov. 8, 40-dm.
I hive now on hand alsrge and &i
WATCHlES, CLOCKS, JEWEM
Silver arid Plated Warij
VIOLIN AN) 611TAE 61TR10
WEECEACL AND gUAm 1an.
I sUDIUs naBTTir
All orders by maln promptly -te4
Done Cheaply snd witla Dipiiitak
Call and examine my stock and pHs?
Nov.211, 4'l-tf. -
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