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A ONE-HORSE FARM.
Profits Made by an Anderson Man
His Methods-Onion Culti
The Anderson Daily Mail of re
cent date, says that Mr. J. H.
Cox, whd lives between Belton and
Honea Path. is a successful farmer.
His success last year was so great
that hi- neighbors. have prevailed
upon him to give figures to your cor
re,pondent for publication.
Mr. Cox runs a one horse tarm.
Ht- owns his own land. Last year
hi, work netted him over S.300. and
ih: expenses were not -over $2oo or
S2;o. His farm work shows-what can
be done by intensive farming.
Here are the figures as furnished
200 bushels corn... ........S200 00i
2.ooo bushels fodder... ... ... 40 00
250 bushels cotton seed... ... 75 001
Nine bales cotton... ... .... 494 77
Truck and Vegetables... ... . 417 58
Peas... ... ... ... ... ....... 6 25
Total... ... ... .........$1.233 60
Mr. Cox employed one negro dur
ing the year at a cost of $65, outside
of his board. He compounded his
ownf fertilizer and used five tons of
cotton seed meal, acid and kainit, at
.a cost of $70.
Some of the land he worked had
been brought up to a high state of
cultivation previously, but most of
it was ordinary poor land. He made
$1o8.6o on one. acre, the yield being
three one horse loads of onions and
707 pounds of lint cotton. Mr. Cox
planted the onions early in the spring,
sowing them in rows five feet apart,
and later planted cotton between the
onions. The onions matured and
were gathered before the cotton need
ed deep plowing. so Mr. Cox made
two paying crops on the same land.
He made 70 bushels of his corn on
one and one-fourth acres and the re
maining 2oo bushels he nude on 17,
acres of poorer land.
When farmers can do that well in
Anderson- county there really seems
no reason in the world why anybody
sh:.uld go to Texas or anywhere else.
FUND FOR HEROES.
Mr. Carnegie Sets Aside Five Million
Dollars to Encourage Brave
I: was made known at Pittsburg,
Pa.. that Andrew Carnegie has creat
ed a fund of $5,ooo,ooo for the benefit
of "the dependents of those losing
their lives in heroic effort to save
their fellow men. or for the heroes
themselves if injured onIy." Provis
ion is also made forl medals to be
given in commemoration of heroic
The endowment is to be kn'own
as "the hero fund"~ and consists of
S5,ooo,ooo of first collateral 5 per
cent:-bonds of the United States Steel
corporation. The trust is placed in
the hands of a commission of which
Charles L. Taylor is president and F.
MK Wilcot secretary. The scheme
was conceived by Mr. Carnegie im
mediately after the Hardwich mine
disaster when he summoned to New
York Charles L. Taylor and F. M.
Wilcot, managers of'the Carhegie re
lief fund, to discuss with them plans
for the relief of the sufferers from
In a letter to the hero fund commit
tee, Mr. Carnegie outlines the gen
eal scheme of the fund which in his
own words is "to place those following
peaceful vocations who have been in
juted in heroic effort to save human
life in somewhat better positions pe
cuniarily than before until ag.i-1 able
to work. In case of death, the widow
and children or other dependents to
be provided. for-the widow until she
is remarried and the children until
t'hey reach a self-supporting age.]
For exceptional children exceptional
grants may be made for aceptional~
"Grants for bums of money may
also be made to heroes or heroines
as the commission thinks advisable
each case to be judged on its merits."
It is provided that no grant is to
be continued unless it be soberly and
p)roperly used. and the recipients' re
main respectable, well behaved mem
hers of the community.
A medal shall be given to the hero:
or widow,. or next 7)f kin. which .shall
recte the heroic deed it commemor
ates. The medal shall be given-for:
the heroic act. even if the doer be tun
injured and also a sum of money
should the commission deem it de
The field embraced by the fund is
the United States and Canada and
the waters thereof. "The sea is the
scene "i many heroic acts." ;ys Mr.
Carnegie's letter. -and ao a.:. o is
more heroic than that of doctors and
nurses volunteering ti.,ir services
in the case of epiaemics. Railroad
employes are remarkable for heroism.
All these and similiar cases are em
braced. Whenever heroism is dis
played by man or woman in saving
human life, the fund applies."
BOERS STILL PRISONERS.
Stubborn Patrioti Who Refuse to
Take Oath of ' Allegiance.
It i!, nmw two vear! since the Boer
war ended. The world has been cii
the impression that the rancor of
that conflict had la~rgely disappeared.
England has announced the succes
sive steps of large schemes of repat
riation and the world has given her
credit of playing in all respects the
part of a generous conqueror. Even
Colonel Lynch, who stirred the ierc
est resentment of the English people,
has,. it is said, through the social in
fluence of Sir Thomas Lipton with the
king. been set free. One would ex
pect this to be the last act of pardon,
the very end of the passion of intent
perate resentment which England
could not hlp but feel for an enemy
which had to bear not only the ex
pected punishment of the conquered,
but the added rancor which came of
England's realization of her own
army's incompetency, and of thel fat.t
that the overwhelming sympathy of
the - world was with her small
It is surprising therefore. at this
late date to receive an appeal from
forty-three Boer prisoners who are
still detained on the Burmuda Is
lands. under circumstances which
one hopes the Britiqb government
may be able to present in a better
light than does their appeal. These
prisoners are not criminals. They
are not of those Dutch subjects of
England* who joined their brothers
in the Transvaal and whom England
saw fit to treat as traitors. They are
not among those whom the English
excluded from the general amnesty
because of alleged breaches of war.
They are Boer soldiers whose status
differsk in no way from that of the
4.000 others who were captured with
Cronje at the Modder river.
Their troubles are. due solely to
their refusals to take the oath of al
legiance to Great Britain. This. one
feels, is hardly a justification for their
detention. One does not like the
spectacle of a conquering nation forc
ing an oain of .:-giance down the
throats of the conquered. Such an
oath might well be made a condi
tion of participation in the new gov
ernment of the T'ransvaal. But these
Boers do not wish, according to their
appeal. to return to the Transvaal.
They do not wish to become subjects
of the king. They desire nothing
more than to.be released, when they
will proceed to the United States or
elsewhere to settle. It ought not
to require exceptional generosity for
England to permit this. The United
States put no stone in the path of
the vice president of the Confederacy.
Judah B. Benjamin. who preferred
not to remain in his home under a
flag which he had fought against, and
as a voluntary exile rose to eminence
in the London bar.
There were at one time some 5,000
Boer prisoners of wir on the Burmuda
islands. At the close of the war of
ficers of the British army appeared at
Burmuda and pr6sented the oath of
allegiance. This, nearly all the Boers,
w~ith the advice df thier leaders, ac
cepted. Those who signed the oath
were taken back to their homes on
British- warships, at the expense of
the British government. But the
forty-three who now make the ap
peal refuse to swear.
A PATHETIC INCIDENT.
Fiancee of the Late Mr. IL E. Avery,
of Charlotte, Assumes His
Mr. I. E. Av:ery, city editor- of the
Charlotte Observer, who camne to his
death last week by accidentally tak
iig an overdose of morphine, was a
cousin of Mrs. R. C. Laughlin and
Dr. WV. Avery of this city. He was
a splendid gentleman. and was won
derfully popular. He had gained the
love and respect of the people of
Charlotte and of North Carolina as
was the cause of widespread sorr-,,w
an(d many sincere tributes have beer
paid to his mem-ry by leading citi
A mist di-tressin. feature of hi,
death was the fact that he was en
gaged to be married. His fiancee was
Miss Nancy Johnson of Birmingham
Ala., a daughter of Gen. Robert B
J inson. who was a brigadier genera
ii the Confederate army. The
w% ere to) have been married at a ver3
early day. Miss Johnson was almosi
heart broken by the untimely deati
f er lover. and attended the funera
dressed in deepest mourning. Shk
has nw had her name changed t<
Avery by a special provision of th<
North Carolina statutes. The ordei
ail,wing the change was granted b,
a judge of the circuit court at Mor
-gantn a few days ag.
The incident is a m'st pathetic
'ne. The devoted w(-imAn has. as
: Iled the name ,f the man she lace
so well. and will through life b
known as his widow. despite the fat<
which prevented the marriage to
which both had looked forward tc
with so much hope.
A Costly Nod.
One day when Speaker Cannon was
plain Congressman Cannon a frien(
met him at the capitol scowling as h<
was folding a letter.
"What's the matter?" asked th<
"Letter from a constituent sayinj
he'll never vote for me again," rerl<
"What have you been doing tha
"I can't imagine. Failed to recog
nize him and ask after his family an(
the crops the last time I was or
there, I suppose. You see. we're ver:
homelike and democratic out our way
I'm supposed to know the first n.n
of every voter in the district. Wh
I walk along the street I alway:
know I'm losing votes t.iless I nt<
every ten seconds a-id speak f
times a minute. Go- into troubb
once with it. too.
"Just arrived at -.he station ant
was walking up the street one warn
afternoon when I caught sight of at
old citizen through the open windov
of a tumble-down building back of :
wagon shop. He is an auctioneer b:
profession. but I didn't know he wa:
working at it then. Nodded to hin
pleasantly and passed on. Half at
hour later a truck drove up to m:
house and dumping a second-han<
bedstead and six broken chairs in thi
yard. I demanded an explanation
'Why.' said the driver. 'you bough
'em at the auction as you come tip th,
street. Old Plunkett was asking wh<
would go the five. and you went it
Here's the bill-tw-o and a quarter.
I paid. and we used the stuff fo
A woman in Wilderming, near Pitts
Pa.. shot and killed her neighbor be
cause she found her strolling with th
The outlook in congress is for a
early adjournment, probably on th
a8th of this month.
IA lynching of a negro was narrow
ly averted in Hickory. N. C., on Sat
urday night. The negro had insulte<
Do it Nowv enjoys a vacation whih
After while is struggling for bread.
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. See our 98c. window
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