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and make immediate payment or satis
factory settlement.
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ai d I am bettor to-day than I havo boon
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bor livor, has had no occasion for any
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"Tho testimony of John N. Smith, re
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tho Crescent Mineral Water will bo of
f;roat valuo. for no man's word is stronger
n Grconvillo than his."
C. H. Judson, President Furman Uni
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s
Who Does Your Thinking?
If yon do, thou lom! us your oar for a
moment while wo glvo you n aubjoot.
THINK OFYOURSELF
or your fi loud, If olthor ia suffering from
any of tho Illa which maa ia hoir to, and
then (Ind out what tho
ia doing toward tho ouro of nil sufferers,
Tako nothing on falth-wo provo our
olirin')* wwtotoua
SOUTHERN ELECTROJWSE CO.
999 King Hired
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P. BomatUlng now nc vt week
l?lits for the Farmer.
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drain and Grass jjtyp ^ ^^0
than Cotton* . ^'X
t?O&HS rOlNT* ON WHEAT ?A^Dj?.?i-ts
HOAY TO MANURK-r-rOLOVBR SHOULD,
DB KINO-THE VALUE OF COTTON
SEED AS A FERTILIZER - OTHER
MATTERS THAT SH?JLD IIB CARE
FULLY STUDIED.
[From thp ^orfcyJllft inquirer.]
A reporter for the JEnquirer has
boen up to seo Dr. T. W. Campbell,
for tho purpose of gcttjng some of
that gentleman's, ideas as to tho most
proiit ?Vie nod economical methods of
farming. Dr. Campbell lives near
?tho Northwestern ' corner of Bethel
township, about two miles from Ca
tawba rivor, and boars the reputation
of being not only ono. of tho most
successful physicians, but also ono of
tho most successful farmers in York
county. These high distinctions havo
boon won by. oareful, painstaking I
labor, extending over a lifetime. His |
knowledge and experience as a phy
sician, of course, aro not available for
the pnrposo of this article, but what
ho has learned and advises as a far
mer, are well worthy of tho considera
tion of those who aro striving for [
tho best results in that pursuU.
In order to insure to his opinions
that weight their importance desorves,
it will not bo out of plaoe to sketch, I
in a few words, an outline of what]
the doctor has accomplished. Though
now enjoying handsome incomes,
both from his profession and planta
tion of some six or soven hundred
aorps? at the OIQSO of tho war Dr.
Campbell did not own so much as
ono acre of land. Not only this, but.
ho was under tho necessity of bor
rowing ton dollars from a friend with
whiqh to buy a license to practice his I
profession, and for nearly a year
actually did not succeed jjn collecting
enough to pay it baok. Noarly two
years lpter ho bought his first tract
of land, on which ho now lives, on
'credit. This was in 1867, and apply
ing ovory dollar that ho could scrape
together tc tho debt, it was not until
1877 that tho final paymont was
made
Whon Dr. Campbell bougfit his
plantation it was notoriously the
poorest in Bothol township. To-d?y
it is ono of tho most fertilo and pro
ductivo in York county. Tho origi
nal purchase money was paid with
funds derived from the doctor's pro
fession, but since that time tho plan
tation itself has boon made to bear j
all thc oxponses of its improvem?ut,
stocking, etc., as well as yield
handsome net income beside. It js
worth a trip of a good many miles
to soo it, and tho farmer who cannot
learn ii great deal by walking over
tho place, and asking questions of
its proprietor, is well up in agricul
ture. Having built up his land and
wrought out his success on a lino
basod on tho following, it is given
for all that can bo made out of it.
Although a largo and successful
cotton raiser, it is tho doctor's expe
rience that tho profits of agriculture
in this county at this timo aro in
grain and grass. Speaking of whoat,
he says tho country is making a great |
mistake in not paying moro atten
tion to its culture It is truo that
great many farmers havo found that |
it docs not pay; but with few excep
tions it is neither tho fatilt of tho
soas?os nor tho land. Tho trouble,
as a rule, arises from a lack of pro
per cultivation. "I have been sow
ing whoat," ho says, "overy soason
for tho past twonty-fivo years, and
during that time I have made but
two failures. Last year, from not
quito fivo bushels of Ripley whoat,
sowed on ton aores of land, I har
vested, 180 bushels.
"But tho host whoat for our South
ern olimato is thc Nioarauga. It is |
tho surest of making a crop of any
I have ever had any experience with,
and I havo no hesitation in saying |
that if each farmer in this country
would sow just ono bushol of this
wheat for oach mombor of bis family,
on fairly good land, properly pre
pared, ho would never bo under tho
necessity of buying a pound of his
bread. This whoat, lt is true, has
some disadvantages. It is a bearded
variety, and thon it is so hard and
flinty that our ordinary mills cannot
grind it into fino flour without itp
being run through twice. It is the
\wv th ino* fo?* the patent roller mil's,
however, This wheat contains very
little starch,and so much gluten that
. plain broad mado from it tasts ns
I though it had boon sweetenod with
sugar.
"The Nicarauga ie absolutely rust
proof, and in order to get rid of the
board, I hove for several years.been
mixing it with tho , ordinary rust
proof wheat. The result is, t now'
haye a, hybrid nearly smooth, and a
great deal softer than tho original,
while at tho same time the beet
qualities of the Nioorauga sqoin to
bav? been but slightly impaired,.
This whoat is also hoavior than tl^c
other varieties, weighing about sixly
(ive pounds'to tho bushol, and has
another.important a^vontagO : so\?n
any time from September to Mardi,
I havo novor soon ti. fail, Though,
ott oourse, it doos mttoh hotter wheo
sown in tho fall."
?What about tho beat manure for
whoat, Dootor?"
"Peas or clover. Wo cali got all
tho ammonia and nitrates that tho
land noods out of vegetable matter
eheapor than from any other source.
I have raised the finest whoat I. o vor
Baw on tho poorest kind of land by
?.rst.sowing in olovor, plowing under
uoxt fall, and then sowing'in whoat.
The ton acres I just spoko of wore
BO poor that at first I couldn't, even
get oloyor to grow on it. In that
oaso I had to bring tho land up with
()ichilla guano. This ie principally
phosphate of limo. It comes from
somo of the Pacific, islands, ar.d all
tho ammonia baying bcou leached
out, it is about equal to bono dust,
You don't get tho full benefit of it
tho first year, but it is certainly a
great manure for clovor and whoat."
From tho wheat subject tho doctoi
branched off on dover. "This ie
ono of the moBt profitable Crops that
oan bo grown in this county, and
with a dose enough market tho best
money crop. An aoro of fairly good
land, and if tho land is not fertile
enough, tho olovor, with the holp*oi
a little manure, will soon make it so
ought to yield two tons at two out
tings. Well cured: dover hay ii
worth $20 a ton, and all thc cost o
Heeding, cutting and curing shook
not oxceed $5. Of course, if evory
body would go to raising olovor
thoro would bo no such profit in it
but tho farmer who bas six or oigh
mules, and is without a clover patel
and a good mowing maohino witl
which to out tho clover, is not on tin
most economical basis. Clovor i
the cheapest feed for stook that ha
ev^r been raised in this country, am
its comparative value ranks away u]
with oats and corn."
"Hut you couldn't koop workinj
stock on olover alono, could you
dootor?"
"I boliovo you could. A few year
ago I happened to got out of a rid
ing horse temporarily, and for th
occasion bought a plug from a neigh
bor. The animal was -not in ver;
good condition when I bought il
and to tell tho truth I did not thin
very much of it anyway. Woll,
rode that horse hard all summor an
fed it on nothing but olover. I
stood up under thc unusually han
work as well as any horse I eve
saw, and aotually got fat. Bil
oxcopt in this instanco I havo neve
fod my working stock oxolusivoly o
olovor. I believe, however, that i
can bo done and with tho most satii
factory results."
"I had about sixty-five acros i
clovor this year and pastured it a
but about fifteen acros, which I cu
QfF those fifteen acres I have gotte
enough hay to keep niuo head <
horses all year, and as many cow
through tho winter. Now for a con
pavilion : Suppose wo tako fiftec
acros of corn and say that it wi
make fifteen bushels to tho aero. Tin
ia tw;o hundred and twenty-five busl
ols. Well, it takes Bovonty-fivo basho
of corn and 1,000 bundles of fodd<
to feed a horso through tho yea
Tho fifteen acres of corn would fcc
nine horses about four months, ar
allow nothing for tho cows. 1
clover, the product of fifteen acre
stowed in the barn, would cost, nc
about $160. Its equivalent, 8(
bushels of corn, would not cost lei
than $200, and it is hardly to t
gotten off of less than forty aorcs <
sitoh land aa would bo required I
produce tho clover."
Speaking of cotton, Dr. Campbi
is of opinion that tho profits on tin
orop aro short at best, and unlo
considerably more than tho prcsoi
average yield is scoured, extromc
doubtful. Last year he raised thirt
four bales of tho Allen variety, <
which ho realized thirtcon cents
pound. Tliis, he saya, did not pa
Tho yioid of the Allon is so lig
and tho trouble and expenses co
nectcd with it so much greater tin
is necessary for tho ordinary kim
of cotton, that it cannot bo mado
pay a roasonablo profit at less tnt
twonty conts a pound. This year
. . . ,*< , , _ .,...-\> \
planted the "Premium," "Truit" and !
"Orange" varieties. All of these j
varieties aro large bolled and very |
prolific, but tho doctor considers tho
"Premium" tho best of the three.
It oarrios tho sr?ajlest seed and yields j
tho largest quantity, of lint. How
ever, they are ail. oXceptirmal-y Ano,
and tho probability is t|iat seventy
five aoros on his farm aro going to
yield at least seventy-five halos.
As to tho best manure for cotton, j
Dr. ?ampboll,. says that, of course, !
depends entirely on tho land. By,
analysis, or experiment, ono should;
first timi out,. what tho land needs,
and then supply thoso elements.
"As is well known, the most com-,
ploto fertiliser for any crop is cotton
seed, and the best way to apply them
is in tho furrow. When applied, in
this way thoro is no loss, as. is often
tho case in composting. But the full |
bc noil t from tho soed is not dorivod
tho first year. Tho hull, containing, I
I as it dooB, a very large proportion of
potash, will not usually d?compose
until it bas bcon in tho ground moro
than ono season.
"A great many peoplo aro in tho j
habit of mixing their cotton soed with
stablo manure. I used to do this
also, but it is wrong, or at least
unnecessary. Both aro completo
fertilizers, and thoir reBpeotive val
ues c about tho same. In viow of I
this fact I putydown ono as far as it
will go, and from there out continuo
with tho other just as if there was
uo difference between them,
Rust in cotton oan always bo pre
vented by the application of potash.
You never seo any rust in cotton on
soil that contains mica (colloquially
called isinglass), and tho presence of |
mica is an indication that tho soil
contains sufficient potash."
"About cotton seed, doctor; how
much aro thoy worth a bushel as a
fertilizer?"
"I should say not less than 26 couts,
though it is hard to ostimato how
much they rosily are worth. I never
sell any. On the contrary, I buy as
many as I can got overy year, and
I can afford to pay as much for them
ns tho mill mon will."
"What about cotton seed moah Is
it as good as the green seed?"
"How could it bo ? It is true that
thc mill mon say that the oil is of no
value as a fertilizer, and so far as tho
manufactured product is concerned
they arc correct; but tako it this
way : Tho green seed is a completo
fertilizer. Carbon enters largoly into
oil and is also an important element
of plant food. Tho carbon, originally
in a moat easily assimulablo form,
having been oxtraotcd from tho
meal, how do you expect to supply
that olement by tho application of a
fertilizer that no longer contains it?"
"Now, ono moro point, doctor.
You claim that there is moro money
in grain and grass than in cotton.
Supposo a man was in debt, would
you not say that ho could got out
tho soonest by planting cotton ?"
"Woll, this matter of getting out
of debt is rather an uphill business
anyway you tako it; but I will say
this : All things hoing equal, lot two
hands each take ten acres, and one
plant cotton while. the other sows
grain and clovor, putting in-his Bparo
time collecting manure, and at the
end of ten years, considering tho
valuo of tho land, you will find \hat
tho man who sowed grain will havo
mado a great deal tho most monoy."
A thorough going farmer, Dr.
campbell raises cattle, sheep and
hogs, both ns a source of pleasure
and profit. Ile has a Hock of about
fifty sheep and a groat many cattle,
among which arc about a dozon half
and full blooded Jerseys. His livo
stock, he says, arc practically no
expense to him, and besides what ho
soils, moro than pay for themselves
with their manure alone.
Some ono has boon figuring on tho
number of pounds of cotton con
sumed in tho mills in Georgia and
South Carolina, and mako out tho
result as follows for the last yoar :
South Carolina.07,233,6-18
Georgia.00,376,642
Thc samo nuthority gives tho num
bor of spindles ns follows :
Georgia.424,080
South Carolina.385,082
A Western woman is raising funds
for a new church by soiling bricks
nt lil each, Tho buyers aro expeotod
to cut their names in tho brioks and
return thom, whon thoy will bo laid
in tho outer walls of tho church edi
fice, so that futuro generations may
road them. Despito tho attractive
ness of this scheme, thoro ar. mon
who profer to invest a dollar for n
brick in tho hat.
?j i,i i.rm1?"'<-? ?ii--;-~
November Weather.
'MOT iii .>.'} ''' . ..? !-Vt j ? <-*-./ >...-.. . ?? :
NOVBMDEB.OPENSAVITH STORM MOVE
MENTS IN.tfORCR ANO CLOSES
WITH THE SAME CONDI
TIONS IN FORCE.
" "
Tinder date of St. Louis, Mo.,
October 17, tho Rev. Irl R. Hioks
completes Iiis meteorological fore
casts for November, for his monthly
paper, World and Works, and by
special arrangement the Atlanta
Journal gives its report of tho same.
Tho presont. month has attraotcd
much attention to Rev. Mr. Hioks
and Iiis forecasts, especially during
tho reoont severe, storms. On Sep
tember 24th tho Columbia XUgistar
published tho following forecast from
him in regard to tho weather fron^
Ootobor 20th to tho 31st, which
scorns to have been litorally fulfilled :
As we approach tho 20th, eyes
trained to meteorological change;; v/ill
note the gathering clements of ap
proaching storms. Higher tempera
ture, falling barometer, Easterly to
Southerly winds-storms 1 Tho 20 th,
21st and 22d are the days in the
poriod against which we would espe
cially warn our readers, Thoro is
noticeable tendency to storminess in
tho region of tho Northern lakeB
about this time, and tho approaching
perturbation of Venus, togothcr with
other casoB, will likely aggravate this
tondenoy at this time into violent
movements. Tho days following up
to reactionary movements about tho
20th and 27th ought to bo crisp and
cold, with, freezing generally to
Northward.
Now, for Novombor, wo havo a
"lap over" of tho above conditions.
Tho storm movements, says Rov. Mr.
Hicks, central on Ootobor 81st, will
be in active progress tho 1st and 2d
of November. Ordinarily these
storms would clear tho continent on
and next to tho 2d, but in tho pro
sont instance, continued storms may
be oxpooted. Equinox of Mercury
on tho 4th, and of Venus on tho 5th,
which combination, with moon's last
quarter added, assures aotivc and
prolonged disturbances to and beyond
tho reactionary storms, duo about
tho 6th and 6th. Phenominal flights
of tho moroury will characterize tho
disturbances of this poriod. Very
warm days will suddenly end in
freezing weather. Heavy snow and
sloot to the North, with hard rain
and tropical storms Southward will
bo natural results. Between the Otb
and 10th a big boreal wave will swoop
Southward and Eastward to the
Atlantic
About the 10th, mensural reading
will chango in tho West, moving
Eastward and growing warmer in
their progross, culminating botweon
tho 11th and 15th in storms of
marked energy. Hain and snow may
be countod on, storm days being
especially on and next to the 12th,
18th and 14th. Exposed Northwest
ern regions will not miBonlculato if
thoy prepare for a very cold wave to
follow these Btorms, tho Wostorly to
Northwesterly tangents of which
arc apt to bring touches of tho bliz
zard. Cold, bright weather will fol
low up into tho natural renotion
about tho 18th and 19th. Moon's
first quarter on tho morning of tho
19th will aid tho natural tendency, to
storminess on that and dates touch
ing it. Cold will follow promptly.
Tho elements of returning storms
will show themselves to tho West a
day or two prior to tho 28d, whioh
dato is tho central dato of tho last
regular poriod for tho month. Thc
28d, 24th and 26th, and days next
before and aftor, will bring marked
storm movemonts of a decided win
try cast. Mako all such preparations
as you would wish to have for cold,
unpleasant weather at this time, and
seo how you will congratulate your
self when the timo arrives. Do not
wait until tho storm days. Then you
will bo housed, and yourself and
stook will bo exposed lator to tho
crest of cold following tho storm,
The month will ond with a moderate
temperature and reactionary disturb
ances woll on their way to tho At
lantic.
The ' result of tho recount of the
Sopulation of Now York goos far to
estroy what little confidence the
country had loft in the census of
1890. If nearly 200,000, names aro
left uncounted by Mr. Porter's enu
merators in a oity having a popula
tion of 1,700,000, what is thc margin
of error for tho country os a wholo ?
It must run up to some oigul mil
lions if tho omissions occur alike ir
Democratic and Republican districts
Now Yorkers assort that it was tin
Democrats that got left. Bo that ai
it may, not many persons will dis
puto the proposition that tho consul
> of 1890 was worse taken than aiv
except that of 1870,
i-iT-fr.y-r-. . T, .,-,t ?;...,? '
KfcOvVfcfc COURIER
[WKUK LY j*] -
--KSTABLTSHKb AT
Old Picketis in 1840,
-MO Vii D TO- 'l/
Walhalla in 1868.
Destroyed by^Firte atm
2 i si, i887.
Ro-Est^bllahed August ll
_ 1887,
?w-tuwqi'wpm.inn ? nm nnwnn-?ww
",L 1 1 -.'" V' I"*-'*' < ~- ' 'J;
Wondon ful Surgery.
A MAN WHO WAS SKINNBD AMV?,
HUT WAS NU RB KD HACK
??."' ' . TO LD?J8.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND., Octobor H?-r
Woftlcy Kellar, "tao. maa who w*v?
skinned alive," has returned to vorl-.
His oaso is curious. As an illustra-. ;
tion of tho nice p?wers of modern
surgery it will bo talked about front
one end of tho country, to tho othor.
On Wednesday, July 80, Kellar
foll into a steam vat at tho Indiana
polis Veneer Works. Ho was taken
out as quickly, as possible, but ho had
been soaldod from the Bolos of his
feet to the middle of, his client. Ono ;
arm was all right, but the other .arm
was. lilistored to tho shoulder, lingo
blisters puffed, up all Over tho. mott's
body, and the fluid which had been
exuded from tho flesh to fill them
bad been cooked to a jeiiy. In
removing his clothes groat strips, of
the outside or.:soart-skin ootne .off,
leaving oxposod-tho true skin under
neath, cooked until it looked Uko a
parboiled lobster. His toes and
ankles woro BO lustered and swplen
os to lose nearly all resemblance to
human mombcrs.
As soon as his follow-workmen got
Kollar out of tho vat thoy telephoned
for tho company's Burgeon, Dr?
H?lph Perry. "Thoro is, perhaps,
ono chance in a thousand of saving
this man," said the surgeon, when
ho had looked at tho burns. He set
to work, howovor, and greased Kel
lar from top to too with a mixturo ot
linseed oil mid limo water. Then ho
swathed tho body in cotton wadding
from which nil possible impurities
and disoaso gen UM hud boen removed
by chemicals.
For two days and nights tho oaso
hung without loss or gain. A toa-,
spoonful of brandy was given o^er^v.
fow bom's. Then a chango cunio.
Kollar Boomed to bo choking. ThO:
throat became swollen, but this
swolling was cheeked. Tho man's.;,
temperature roso a little Foyer sot,
in. This gave hope. Tho noxt morn
ing Kellar asked for something to
oat, and actually ate a piece of pie
an4 drank some coffee Tho nows of
this shocked tho surgeon ot first, but
he said :
"I guess we'll win this fight, for a
man who oan cat pie with no skin on
him has lifo enough loft to grow a
now ono."
When suppuration began, great
caro was t aken to lot out tho pus at1
overy point. The first dressing took
tinco hours; tho. second still longer.
Five days wore consumed in taking
off tho bits of old skin, four hours
each day being spent with tho f??
cops, scissors and scalpel, removing
skin layer by layer. Not a pioco as
big as a dimo was forced. Kollar's
pluck was marvellous. The raw sur
faces wore dressed with' an iodoform
mixture and bandaged with soft
stuffs.
Meanwhile tho swamps of South
Bend were being scourod for two
pound frogs. A bushel basket "of
those woro cleaned with a germioido
mixturo and fed on puro food. Tho
I raw surfaces of Koller's body wore
tenderly washed with clean warm
wator, then with peroxyde of hydro
gen, which dostroys pus. The utmost
cleanliness and wholesomeness was
insisted upon. Just boforo applying
tho frogskin tho raw surface was
washed with a woak solution of cor
rosivo sublimate. Everything ready,
tho first frog was brought out. With,,
a quiok snip pf tho scissors, its spi
nal cord was scvorod at the baok of
tho neck. Thon tho looso, pearly
white skin from ovor tho abdomen
was quickly taken out and thrust into
dish of water which bad boon
boiled, but which was now merely,
wann.
In tho water had been dropped a
little of the corrosive sublimate solu
tion. Being oloansed, tho skin was
cut up i vo bits about tho tonth of
an inch squaro and. applied to Kel
lows body-inside in, outside out.
Powdered iodoform was dtiBted ovor
tho graft, which was sealed tightly
from impurities.
Dr. Perry mado grafts on forty
two occasions. Thirty-two opera
tions wore unsatisfactory; ton woro
satisfactory, From oaoh of tho ton
oontrcs healthy skiu radiated, and
now Kollar is "as good as pew."
So Kellar has geno to work-tho
only man in tho world who has boort
boiled and skinnod alive, and who
has frog skin whero ho onoo woro his
. i. , . . .????? . .i
It has boon oaloulatcd that tho
Amorican people cat moro moat in
tho course of twonty-four hours than
all tho inhabitants of Great Britain,
Franco, Germany, Austria, Belgium,
A Holland and Switzerland put to
I gothcr.

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