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.2? HOME DEMONSTRATION ?J.
.2? NOTES. \<
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Clean,. Up for Poultry.
If you have not cleaned up the
. poultry house and yards, do so with
out further delay. Tho house should
ho whitewashed inside and out at
least onco a year. Que pint of crude
j carbolic acid to ono gallon of white
wash will make a better disinfectant.
&Spray mites '\vi th kerosene. This can
* Mso''be made a very good djsip^fec
Xcia lu the proportions aa. above'.]
Such h spray may.b? used every
two Vveeks as a disinfectant to keep
. the house clean, cool and free from
If a bird show's signs of disease,
do not leave with other hirds, but
immediately kill and burn her. If
she is too valuable for such treat
ment, put her in a place removed
from flock and treat her. Uso sodium
fluorido on your birds whenever nec
essary. This will not only kill tho
lice, but will also kill eggs deposited
by tho lice, and no other preparation
will do sq well. Be careful of its use
on baby chicks. Ono pinch on back
of neck is suillcient for them. Better
Billi, dust the mother well, and this
is su Hielen t for tho chicks also.
Scald and sun thc drinking vessels
often, lt is well to have (wo sots,
and sun one while the other is in use.
ll will bo necessary to change the
water often these hot days. Provide
shade for your birds. As the days
get warmer this is necessary.
Do not allow any moldy or musty
feed to accumulate on the yard.
Hinds and vegetables may mold and
cause trouble. Any dead animal on
tho yard may decay, and if eaten by
your birds it will causo limbor-nock.
Co over your yard often and see that
no dead chickens, snake, toads are
allowed to remain.
Kill, confino or sell tho malo birds
tills month and produce infertile
eggs for market. When ogg prices
fall too low for profit, preservo tho
eags In waterglass.
Talk over your problems with your
Socks, 5a per pa
Half-Hose, 3 p
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ssortment of Children's
nand Blue, at $1.00,
jtt? These Suits are
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County Agent. Soc her as soon as you
can aflor the problems arise.
Ethel L. Counts,
County Home Porn. Agent.
Local Uriels fi om Richland.
Richland, May 22.-Special: Mr.
and Mrs. Ree.. Maxwell and family
visited relatives at Howman, Ga.,
Hie latter part of last wee'k.
AVe are glad to know that Mrs.
Mattio McDonald is able to be up,
after a long Bpoll of sickness.
Several of tho Richland people, at-1
??Lincolnton, Ga", are expected to ar
rlvo In a short while. Mr. McMnhnn*
will attend the graduation exercises
nt Clemson College, Jio being a for
mer student of that college.
The Richland school closed Friday
night with a well prepared program.
The teachers are to bo commended
for the excollent manner in which tho
children acquitted themselves.
At tho opening of tho school J. P.
Stribling offered a prize to all tho
pupils who did not miss a day and
was not tardy. There were only six
fortunate enough to win nice prizes.
Those who won th?so prizes arc An
nie Cou Maxwell, Margaron E. Davis,
Mary E. Foster, Vera Sanders, Alice
Maxwell and Gladys Maxwell.
Mr. and Mrs. II. P. Holleman, of
Seneca, wore recent guests of Mr.
and Mrs. W* S. Blackwell.
Tho Rock Springs Woman's Mis
sionary Society met at tho home of
Mrs. Robert McDonald Sunday after
noon. Delicious ice cream and caka
(.'ard of Thanks.
Editor Eeo woo Courier:
Please allow us space in your col
umns to express our deep apprecia
tion and thanks to our relatives and
fi lends for their many acts of kind
ness and help during tho illness and
at the death of our dear mothor, Mrs.
Elizabeth Carver. May tho blessings
of God rest on each and every one of
them.' Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Kelley.
Walhalla, S. C., Rt. 1.-adv.*
bed Hose and
ir, and up.
e and Gents'
>airs for 25c,
? Thread Silk
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MCMAHAN - PICKETT MARRIAGE.
Only Pow Hidden to Charming Afluir
Near- Seneca-^-Personal. Notes."
Seneca, May 23.-Special: It will
be a source of genuine "pleas.ure to
tile friends of Miss Tyhaino Burgess
to learn that she is expected home lu
a few clays to spend her vacation of
a few weeks .with .her parents, Dr.
and Mrs. J. H. Burgess. Miss Ty
liaine has bold the very responsible
position of diotlcian in uuu of the
largo hospitals in Eastern Maryland,
and congratulations arc extended her
inasmuch as slio lias filled tho posi
tion most acceptably to iee hospital
staff. She is a 19 21 graduate of Win
throp, having specialized in dietetics,
which was followed by a post-gradu
ate course nt- Johntllopkins. ."
Wizard of Tam a 886b D.A.R. chap
ter held, the >'.\ny meeting with Mrs.
W. S. Hunter. In spite of the rain
and slush twelve mepibors responded'
to roll-call, and Mrs. li. ll. Lawrence
was welcomed as a new member.
This being strictly a business ses
sion, tho unfinished business of the
year was disposed ol' and everything;
put in shape for the new year,which
opens in September. In the election
of ollicers Mrs. IO. A. Hines was
elected regent; Mrs. L. W. Vernor,
vico regent; Mrs. Eranie Alexander,
2d vice regent;" Mrs. T. B. -^ones,
secretary. The program committee ?
consists of Mesdames D. P. Thomson, ?
.1. J. Norton, E. C. Doyle. The his
torian, treasdyer and registrar arc
supposed to hold these oillces con
tinuously and have dbne so sfnee tho
orga(nizntion of the chapter. Tho
chapter is offering to the high school
pupil of Seneca who writes Hie best
essay on "The American dtevolution
In this Section of Country" a D.A.R.
medal, which will be awarded at the,
commencement of the 19 2.'i session.
This offer is open to either girls or
boys who wish' to enter tho contest.
During the social hour loo cream and
wafers were served by tho hostess
and Miss Annie Hunter." ,
. The murringo of Miss Virginia Mc-"
Malian to Frank L. Pickett Thurs
day evening was a lovely affair in its
simplicity. The ' homo was . bright;
with 'garlands and,;many. bowl?.
BTnilns" 'Ot ^Wendell Sb Uh's " (V'wWfm?
March sounded, with Miss Emmie'
Ansel, of Walhalla, at the plano, the ,
littlo flower girl mitered; then came
the bride and groom, who stood be
neath an arch of pink roses and j
ferns, which made a lovely setting j
for the solemn marriage vows to bo I
given. In some mysterious manned,
as the guests wore being ushered in
to tho dining room, where an elabor
ate two-course menu was served, tho j
brido and groom were spirited away.
No ono, apparently, seemed to know I
where and how it nil happened. They !
only knew Ibis, the bride and groom
had gone* It was suspicioned they
would go on a short trip before go
ing to Rockingham, N. C.. where Mr.
Rickett is located in business, and
where they will reside. Tho bride
wore a brown suit of trico"ne, with j
hat and accessedies to correspond.
Only tho near relatives and a few
close friends witnessed tho marriage.
Those from a distance were Mrs. J.
R. Rickett, Mrs. Mack M Ram, Miss
Cornelia MUam, Henry Milnni, Sandy
Springs; Mr. and Mrs. Harry M.
Pickett. Miss Frances Pickett and
Mrs. Calhoun DeBruhl, Greenville.
Miss Nancy Farmer passed away
in Seneca at the homo of her niece,
Mrs. L. A. Edwards, Saturday after
noon, after an Illness of ten days or
two weeks, brought about from a re
cent fall, which resulted in a broken
hip. Owing to her advanced ago and
woakness she did not have sulllciont
vitality to overcome tho shock she
sustainod. Miss Farmer had made
her homo with Mrs. Edwards for
some limo and was given the tender
est attention. Tho funeral and Inter
ment were held in her native State,
near Lnvonin, Ga., and wore attend
ed by a large assembly. Rev. J. W.
Willis conducted the funeral service
Several friends of Hie family from
this place attended tho funeral.
The mom hors of the D.A.R. chap
ter are looking forward witli unusual
pleasuro to June 14th, for on that
date they will be entertained by Mrs.
W. R. Davis at a special meeting in
hor hospitable homo near town, In
observance of Flag Day. Mrs. Davis
will have a program which will bo
not only enjoyable, hut educational
The junior-senior reception, which
is the outstanding social event of the
year to tho high school department,
was hold Friday evening nt tho home
of Dr. and Mrs. D. P. Thomson, mid
was a very beautiful affair. Tho fair
young maidens were charming In
their pretty evening frocks. Pink and
v/litto hoing tho 8onior class colors,
was effectively carried out in the
decorations throughout tho lower
floor and spacious piazza, which was
opened to tho merry party. A series
ot lively contests woro entered into
heartily. Later In tho ovnlng block
cream and cako wore sorvod, In which
tho class colors woro again In evi
dence Punch was served throughout
tho ovenlng. This dato will linger
long and plensantly in the memories
of MIOBO young people
About two dozen ladles met at tho
homo of Mrs. W. P. Reid Friday af
ternoon for tho purpose of organizing
a U. D. C. chapter. Many othors who
woro detained from attending will
niO?TR CALLS ALFRED PERRITT.
Conunijn ? i . shocked mu? Grieved ut
Kt Passing of Young Man.
Bpnrity Land, May 22.-Special:
Thjq Icommunity received a great
SUQCJC last Friday morning when tho
sa.d ijkws of tho sudden death of Al
b?rt/AVest?leld Perritt was wired to
his- linnie froip tho Anderson Hospi
tal^ whore ho was taken on Tuesday
foi" an [operation for appendicitis.
Mni Perrltt became ill on Sunday
night? and a physician was called
earlV?Monday morning, but not until
Tuescay did his symptoms indicate
app^f dlcitis, and ho, was taken to
Anderson Hospital, where, ho seemed
to bejdping well until Thursday eve
nlng.'Vlien peritonitis developed, and
deauj?relieved him of his sufferings
on friday about 4.30 a; m. His fa
ther ,S,D. A. Perrltt, was with him
whoii'4he end came.
Alfred was 2? years' of age, having
beQnysborn April 10, 1893. He was
a ii, ?nl y son of I). AJfrod and Eliza
beth. JDondy Perritt. Ho was an ex
emplary Christian, a loyal citizen,
an&jnn affectionate and dutiful son
and brother, and was highly esteem
ed by? nil who knew him.'
Op'Saturuay morning at 11 o'clock
ibo !??niains were interred with Mn
sonl^.hoiiors in West Voow cemetery,
Seu?oa,' after beautiful and appro
priate, norvcies at the home, conduct
ed^,pastor, ROY. .1. W. Willis,
assiaf?d by Rev. C. S. Blackburn.
The, .floral offering was exquisitely
beatitjf.ul and boro mute attestation
ol^l? loJ/e and esteem in which tho
dejc??j/cil was hold.
.'fluides his parents Mr. Perritt
leay#?. thlUe sisters-'Mrs. A. S. Rol
lins.Abf Charleston; Mrs. O. C. Skin
ner,^! "Augusta, Ga. and Miss Eura
'Porree-and numerous, other rela
tlvo?4|fhrt a host of friends to deplore
A^tRhor sad (\eath occurred in the
eoirrnjS?inity when litt)o John Adgcr,
,tho 9?|lnonths-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
.d.es^o>r'Cvonipton, passed away on
,Tu??my. Littlo Adger had been ill
fir oral weeks. The little body
[td to rest in Mount Zion cem
Sandy Springs, on Wednes
Mrs^ J. p.. Dendy, of Hart
'Anderson^vere in tho community on
Saturday, having como to attend tho
funeral of ?. W. Perrltt.
Allen Stuart is quito ill, and little
hope Is entertained for his recovery.
'Rev. M. W. Elliott, of near Fort
'Worth, Texas, preached at Bounty
iLnnd school house last Sunday even
ing. Mr. Elliott is a former teacher
in the Long Creek school and was a
guest while hero of Charlie Cater. .
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wilson and
family, of Piedmont, spent the week
end with tho former's mother. Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ffubbard and
Mrs. W. T. Hubbard visited in Green
The Misses ?.Williams onlorPilnocl
a number of their friends r3Cetttly at
a starlight picnic.
'Mrs. O. C. Skinner and Mrs. A. S.
Itollins -left for their respective
CONVICT SEA YE RS OE AR NETTE.
Jeffords and Harrison Will Go to the
Chair-Trocee lo Pen. for Life.
Colmbia, May 20.-Guilty of mur
der as to E. M. Jeffords and Ira Har
rison, and guilty of murder with rec
ommendation to mercy as to Glonn
Trecco, was the vordict of a Rich
land county Jury lalo to-day in tho
case of the State against these three
men. cbnrged. with tho murder of J.
C. Arnette. Tho verdict automati
cally carries sontenco of death for
Jeffords and Harrison and Ufo im
prisonment for Treec.e. The jury is
in favor of conviction of the trio for
murder, while one stood out for the
mercy clause for Troocc.
Revival Mt.Pleasant Holiness Church
A revival meeting will commence
on Thursday, May 25th, at thc Chap
man place, Mt. Pleasant Holiness
church, Revs. Burl?n Sanders and
Jameson, of Anderson, are expected
to help conduct Ibis revival, and it is
hoped that Hiss Nellie Jameson will
be with us to help with the music.
Thc public is cordially invited. Rc
m om her tho dato-Thursday, May
25tta. .1. ii. Trainel,
como into the chapter at the next and
following moetings, which will be
held on tho first Friday afternoon of
eacli month at tho homo of members.
At the election of officers Mrs. C. M.
Brown was made president; Mrs. E.
h Holloman, vico president; .Mrs. G.
W. Ballenger, corresponding secre
tary; Mrs. Walter Kelley, recording
scirotary; Mrs. W. P. Reid, histor
ien; Mis. D. P. Thomson, rogistrar.
Program committee, Mrs. J. W. Wil
lis. Mrs. J. L. Marett, Mrs. W. Z,
Whltmiro. Credential committee,
Mrs. E. C. \yer, Mrs. E. O. Matti
son, Miss Suo Ninimons. Invitation
committed, Mrs. Frank Hopkins,Mrs.
Victor Jones, Mrs. Bon Harper.
Mrs. W. S. Hunter loft Friday for
a two weeks' vi3lt to her daughter,
Mrs. Garcoan Carson, of Holly Hill.
She was accompanied by her daugh
ter, Miss Annio Hunter.
with your Spring plow
have several good uscc
ments which can be bot
good mule? At this pri
tor itself within the first
For those who des
Harrowing done withir.
halla, I will bc glad to <
rowing or terracing
charge an acre or by thi
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?J? COUNTY AGENT'S NOTES. 4.
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Hce-Kcei>ing Export in County. -
Edward S. Provost, specialist In
bee-keeping, will bc with tho County
Agent fo| several days next week for
some transferring demonstrations
and other work with bees.
Weather permitting, tho schodule
will be as follows:
Tuosduy, May 30-J. S. Borrett's,
Plat Sho lls, at 2.3 0 p. m.
Wednesday, May 31--A. P. Mar
tin's, Oak way, at 10 a. m.
Same date-.1. L. Kell's, Keowoe,
at 2.30 p. m.
Thursday, June 1-Jas.IL'Brown's,
South Union, at 10 a. m.
Erlday, June 2d-M. L. Jones's,
Tabor, at 10 a. rn?
" Human parasl?js*^^
low in the wake of the boll weevil' in
all newly invaded territory, where
tho gullible farmer ls easily per
suaded to part with some hard-earn
ed cash for a patent brush, knocker,
liquid spray or what not, which rem
edy, the enterprising agent assures
him, will speedily rid his Cami of
IA deaf ear should he turned to all
such spielers. If tho man who is sell
ing such wares ls in earnest he will
turn thc machine or poison over to
government authorities or to Clem
son College, whore tho device will
be tested, nnd then, IE IT WOItKS,
the fact will be broadcasted over tho
land and his sales will be enormous.
So far the government, has tested,
year hy year, many devices and poi
sons on the experimental farms in
Louisiana. Every device is given a
thorough trial, and so far hundreds
ol' remedies have been tried out
THE ONLY PARTIAL CONTROL
REMEDY which lins given even fair
success is calcium arsenate poison,
applied with (lie proper sort of gun
or duster, IN DUST FORM, undor
proper conditions. None of tho liq
uid sprays, including tho "patent"
sprays which are supposed to have
certain sticking or other qualities,
are recommended, for the govern
ment authorities maintain that these
'HAVE NOT shown results where
It seems foolish for farmers to
waste money on useless dovices
which have been tried by men in the
government service, who aro,paid to
try all manner of things in efforts to
control the boll weevil.
A few farmers scattered over the
county will . selected by the County
Agent to curry on experiments with
weovil control measures. Several
of these have already been solee. .
Only a few acres of the best land,
where 'rn yield is ordinarily over a
bale pei' acre, will be selected.
Fields where all other methods
lia ve been practiced, such as fall
cleaning up, early and good prepara
tion, good seed, proper fertilization,
a good, thick stand secured early,
etc., are tho fields most likely to
beat the weovil.
Only a few sucV experiments can
he looked after closely because of
tho fact that each will require visits
at practically Hie same time.
It is expected that various sorts of
dusting machines will be used in
theso experiments, depending on tho
kind the farmer is willing to buy or
Is most likoly to give results.
Every ono attempting such experi
ments, however, ls warnod that suc
cess ls dependont on sovoral things,
such as weather conditions, starting
at the proper timo, applying nt pro
rer intervals, and in tho right man
It must bo borne in mind that tho
poisoning, oven undor approved gov
ernment methods, is still in tho ex
perimental stage, and ls not fool
proof by any moans, lt has obtained
good results, howovor, under propor
ing and harrowing, I
I Tractors with imple
jght at the price of a
ce a Tractor will pay
ire to have Plowing or
t the vicinity of Wal
do your plowing, har
for you at a nominal
ia, S. C.
fets tlve Pace.1
conditions, chief among these being
Up to the present time the weather
seems to have boen all in favor of tho
boll weevil, with a mild winter fol
lowed by u wet,, cold spring, which
made planting late and stands not
very good. Only ono other event
seems to ho needed to make a com
plete knock-out, and that would bo
?a rainy July. A farmer may still put
* up a stiff light, howover, willi a good
stand, RUSHING THE CULTIVA
TION, fast and often, picking tho
carly weevils and oarfy punctured
It seems folly to plant cotton this
Into in the season under weevil con
ditions. KOOP ANO EE-HIT CROPS
must be given extra attention this
year, for without thom in abundance
man and beast may starve, lt is an
oxcellent year to build up poor, run
down land by sowing it to velvet
beans and plowing under much of.
.them,:. . ; : Geo, R. Brit
IT IS NOW GOVERNOR HARVEY//
New Chief Executive of South Caro
( linn Sworn in on May 20th.
Columbia, May 20. - Lieutenant
Governor Wilson 'G. 'Harvey, of
Charleston, became Governor of tho
State nt noon to-day, when ho was
sworn In at the Supreme Court room
by Chief Justice Gary. Ho pucoeods
Governor R. A. Cooper, who naves
Columbia this afternoon .for Wash
ington to assume his duties with tho
Federal Farm Loan Board, to which
ho was appointed hy President W.
G. Harding recently as successor to
A. F. Lover.
Governor Harvey will occupy the
office until January, 1023, when he
will be suceeded by the Governor to
bo chosen by the people during the
coming fall. Govornor Harvey an
nounced to-day that he would not of
.r for re-oleciion.
Ex-Governor Cooper Sworn In.
Washington, May 22.--Former
Governor lt. A. Cooper, of South Car
olina, was sworn in to-day as a mem
ber of the Federal Farm Loan Board,
succeeding A. K. Lever, of South
Carolina, who resigned recently.
Tho ceroinony was performed in
the office of Secretary Mollon, and
was attended by members of tho
Federal rcsorve board, the war fln
nnco corporation, the farm loan
board, Senator Dial, of South Caro
lins!, and a dumber of South Caro
HOMR EXPLOSION AT COLUMBUS.
Georgia Town Wrought Up by Ont*
rago Perpetrated <>n Mayor.
Columbus, Ga., May 22. - Rewards
aggregating $10,000 were offered hy
tho city and county commissioners,
meeting in joint session nt noon to
day, for evidence to convict thc patty
or parties who placed explosives on
the front porch of Mayor J. Homet
Elmon during Saturday nigh*. Kive
thousand of tfiis iinottnt was given
by tho city and the remainder con
tributed by the county.
Official Bodies Discuss.
Discussion of tho placing of the
bomb on the front porch of Ino homo
of Mayor J. H. Dinton, which ex
ploded at an carly hour yesterday
morning, causing near destruction ot
that section of tho rosldenco of tho
city's chlof executive, will tako placo
at a joint conforonco of tho city and
county com missioners.
The attempt on the mayor's lifo
was attributed by city ofllcials to per
sons who recently have addressed
threatening lottors to Dimon and to
City Manager H. O. Hinkle. Those
letters were in opposition to tho com
mission form of government now In
effect here and declared that unless
Mayor Dimon discharged the city
manager both would bo killed. Hin
kle was attacked on the street near
1 His home several wooks ago. ."