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-had ever seen and believed he would
make nothing. In July it was the sor- I
riest thing he ever saw; four weeks
later the same man said it was the ]
finest thing he ever saw.
Mr. W., B. McCown saidi he ha(d
made 80 bushels on an average of six
acres. Formerly he made about 10
bushels with 900 pounds of fertilizer.
'The plan is worth a' g'reat deal to
and; he voild not, take $15 for fer
tilizin material left on his land. He
put $13 worth of ferdilizer to the acre.
The plan needed no change.
Mr. R. E. James.
-lMr. I. E. James had followed the
plea. li 1904, on 10 acres, he aver
aged 40 bushels; inl 1905, on 12aeres,
lie averageil 4:3 bushels. The (orn1 this
season wvas sn thick lie had become il
easy and hal consulted Mi. William
son, who reassured hinn. Two wveeks
after pttiig- oil the top-dressing, the
cr)op showed results. In 1901, lie had
averageI 43 bushels on 14 acres and
had the higg-est. pile fr corn ne ever
had in his life. If- he had followed
the plan strictly he is satisfied he
-would aiv made 60 bushels. Tt was
a hafl year fmr eorni. His land would
have maldv 4WO pollnds (0f S(-(( ciitbm
williftut feililizer. lFifleei blishels was
ih' limit to the Ie l .re and he
always uI.. 500 p(ilnds of fertilizer.
lIeN wonhl Ilt have tile stuff taken
.)ff his 1:1nd. that was left after gath
vring corn, flr $10 an aere. Land
had11 beenl imlprolved 1a1m)ost be YondI (
valeila Iit .
Ahead of Old Method.
C. 11. I:llis hu11 hollowed the plan
' I' r.S. It was I lto ar ahivai of
be madt'. le always sowed a lishel
40f peas broaleasl to the avre. lie
thought tile piln pefiect. Tie had first
plalted ill cheeks. and Iadte nothiig
but stalks. Since then lie had p1an,t -
Ld as deep as possible. If hlie plan
Welt veally alpteil cor wmild be
sIll t4i ("eoi. i:m i Nii ibi 'an inia.
t,. 1 . II. Ie tr Sci v H1111
huld an v.Xwerif-l4--e a.mo11iential1
with Ili. E-llis.
Alr%.\A. .1. lwnaly buh
414rn1. L2ast y-:1-, 11m1er. the (,b( mevih
4, with1 $15701 w r ritiliz(.r I'n
-41 :) e, Ihe .i:4l mnu(b 250 bushels.
This ye-l he is sali<fie lo'r'e was
m r ,11 1011) pcr vqlt. in r fl
lim.: he14 had, not..1llmwed Ill- plall
Srict Iy. I f,ht luu l is urie l e would
li:t Ivatle 2.000 to 2.500 hills.
MIitial 'llt n lte h i l is w Iih
Inl.rv 1h:m1 ithe fertilizer nt
\r. <'a Les aw SaIid Ill. rldlmweo
t plan st ri \ t ly' a d h'ad i ) p It's
, mI 11ha1 sorIIe. On ) 10l aures, 1,41nr-floot
Ilvs, hie a 1 im le -15 husliels. In the
4l\ wy li wiuld have made 10 buIshI
. fil tIle satle lul. Iland was iin
pi1vdi to fu11ll valtit of' F t'I'l-ilizer. Oii
2n atrts I ah:)ul I I IIi i hie lulI
VaIued I0 imshels. Mr. Law lIer'
testi'ied to a 'at whit h all rt far
mwrs hn l i IIi t'tl. IIunIely, v lha i it was
-ezuier mathlieapt''ri t'iinltivate corn
,ar the It method. 1 Ie woas vt:"''ed to
buil a IeIv lIariI to hld Ii! h'is tcorn.
Mir. Fr'ed W. Law ftollowed this
withI remnarkable' testimiony as to his
-e?xpeiencite. Ie lad trietd t) follow
phlani struitly1~ andl hatd av~eriagted 401
buishit'I tol 21 acrles. F-tyt acr'es
formiei'ly dhid not y'itldl e'no.u h t' ill
It'he an, aillthoui'hlt 5i00 p-aunds of
Ccril iizer' hatd be'tn usetd t) lie aere.
Onu 211 ares, iuiidetr the Williamisttn
plan he. lt' nut iil.e tone thiird imtre
than 44n -II acr'ts tuder fte l plan.
The prittdintt tof Ihe~ 20 acre'ts more' Ithan I
I'illted a barn, I haJl had never beten fill
ed~ fromt t' -10 acre's and lie had to
htuIhd a ntew barn' to hitld I le ov'er- I
t'tr'n. Th'le Will1iamuson plani left thle I
landt ini betltr t'o.ndit ion. I w"as eas.. I
ier to cultivate land under this meth- .
Mr. Waynie Cl. King teli fied that
lie had made 80) bushels on some ac~res.
Uie hiatd ini all 21 at'rts'iand thle aver
age was t6l bushels, withI $7.15 wto'th '
-of fertilizers to the acie. Tt wvas not
so expensiv'e tto cui li'ate corni tIs
wvay andt it was easier. This land was
good average land that wouldi make ~
500O poundlts of cottIon withl out fort ili
v.er. 'The Wrill iamson plIan was all
right in e'very particular.
A Chesterfield Farmer.
Mr. R1. S.Gran t of Chester''neld1 coun..1
ty had-.formerly matde 10 to 20 bush
ols aver'age on good land. He had tri
.'ed the plan for the first time andr
Iiad mare 76 bushels on an average oni
109 neres. On one tract of 40 acres hie
baa made by actual measurement 2,- t
200 1usls811 or more than 57 bushels *
~to the acre. Saves fully the amount
aspent for 'fertilizer' for comIng crops. s
'On -the 10 acres on which he made 76
* 'bus els to the acre lhe had fotfmerly I
'nade 20 bushels, lie stunted corn by e
keeping fertilizer and soil away from y
To this remarkably conclusive testi.
-mony I wish to add other that goes y
straight to the anark and does not
lack evactness of description. Mr. 0.
'Walter Abbott of Mont Clare. nar-..
ington county, said, when asked fo:
iitestimony: "Oi two and one-thir<
teres I made five and a half wagon
oads of corn. The wagon body shell
Id out 19 2-5 bushels and the tota
iuount was 102 1-2 bushels or 44
>ushels to the acre. The land was v
4andy hillside witliout clay subsoi
nd it was a first attempt. On thi.
and I wouldl have made about si:
mishels of corn this year with 20(
)ounds of fertilizer. It would hav(
>rought. 300 pounds of seed cottoi
vithout fertilizer. I did not hold ofj
ertilizer as long as the plan calleI
or. Did not stunt enough and am sure
would have made 12 bushels all
tere more, if the plan had been strict.
y followed. Cori planted in the olI
vay -rew off fine arnd T got seared
[mprovenent of the soil more thai
'xeeds value of fertilizer used. Ther<
Ire about two tonls of stuff left to th(
lere, mostly pea vine hay. I used fol.
owing fertilizer: 200 poids kainit
.00 pounds nitrate of soda, equal ii
ralue to $7.60."
A Vivid Contrast.
II vivid contrast to i his moderi
nt 1od is Mir. AI)ot t s experiencle
viih seveln acres villtivated in the ol
'I'lis was better land-about th<
lest lanid Ie h:ia ad-had Imlade a bale of
ot 14) to te aie oil it. Ue worke<
t Inore thanI laid un11der lthe William
in plain andi used $2.40 Worth of fer
iliz.I.r per '14ere. (loo h iri ers said oil
lie 20th of .line tlit it would makc
nlore 11han1 the W illialvimi planl. 11C
mtliered all the vorn off t1hose sevel
n-res inl Iw wago-loads, and it wA:I,
nl!stlv milbbinls, slellin-, out 5 I-:
Iishiels to ile load. I le tihinks thi
Niialisonll plan1 0. K., and that th
vord1 "stiit'' should be em)h4asized
Prhe Williamson1 plan will be generall.
udlopt0d e ex year. '[The old way doe:
1ot iniprove Ile lalla.
Mr. 1ai1ly .1. loody-, w-ho lives a
iverside. I)arlitim countlv, plantei
t 1-2 aeres of good] sanly uplan
hlat would ma11ke 1.000 p,llilds of se<
''ItowinIn well ertilized. He l'ol
ltiwedI Ile n111 CosolY. The yiel
wvas -17 hu11sliIs in I peck to lth
W:V. 1IV usit-ed -00 lhiIIhs :1111imoni-.te,
iir izi1. an 1 i potiil- of I iitrab
X *dL. ()II M avres lld plan. whiel
A0., wV4.rked Ilm vr 01h:m te c.-rn1 umle
h e W illians phnl , h 10b111 i I111 ii. ii0u)sl
-ls "', Ilte ;vrv. 'T'lis coi11 rn .rew of
piu-al-rmsinl". Thell Williamiso:
phm11 lakes Iss, work.
TIee expl-iieit-es are exact, an
bot I Messrs MAoody aId Abbott ai
mien ofd mit llest ionled st'aidinlig in thlei
'"cmiimities. Mr. Abbott. also say
11h1 when he saw M'. W Siliamson
'1'rnl iI .luine ie said it would Io
iinke two busliels to tlie aere, anId th
I aim t latvir liev w,1a.0 'e:ly 14) stak
lis .j t'iint that it woild itake 10
buIsliels to he 2cre. So wtiideil i!
the ehlt.e wroulht inl :1 lIort tilm
1i11der Ihis method.
Tried in Other States.
Mr'. I'. I). MSih liof thle Sout her;
'1Iton assiociatIion says t he plan ha
leeni tried with s Ccess' inl Texas an,
lh fol I)1low ingu let I er is evidience enouI
It how it takes iin AlabamaIU.
RouCthlerni Cot ton A ssocia tion,
Pr1cesiden t 's Office.
Mon tg.omiery, Ala., Sept. 18, 1 900.
\r. E'. M\elver' Will iamlson, M~oni
C1lar'e, N. C.
M~y I )ear' Mr. W'illiamson: Advert
nie to Couri conv'er'sat ion at. Ho
'pingsi.~ , with regard to my requlhes
'or' a sainpIle oft corn' groCwn after you
net hod, I now have to say that:
'id that I ean get such a sample nea
Iere' fr'om ac gent lemcan who wmas in
lueed to tes5t same. Ruffice it to sa~
haiit thIe gentleman in quest Ion is de
ichied,CI acid agrees(( 5with me 1 in thia
'cnrs i's ~Sthle most valuable 0cour1ibi.
iCon thait hais been made i many yeart
Ci Soiit bern agriculture.
I shall push the method in this
tate and expect to see it generall3
d0optedi by our farmers.
Th'Ie gentleman above referred t<
ells me that he will make from 70
1 80 buishels of cornm to tihe acre aftei
Our method, and on land which ordi.
arl Iol not make more than 1(
ti 12 bushels.
Very respeetfuijy yours,
(Signed) W.T H. Seymour,
President Ala. Div., S. C. A.
So many thousand have tried the
Ian in this an1l other states that i
oruld be a taskc to collect even the
iost of the evidence.
It was tried with notable success al
antue, in Union county, accordin
a the report of Messrs. R. R. and
amos Jeter, and the farmers are go.
rig to adopt the plan exclusively nexi
Dr'. R. R. Jeter of Whitmire, New.
erry county, vice presidenit and gen,
ral manager of the Glenn..Lowr
fanufacturing cotapany, tried ft and~
lade the finest corn he 'ever-made, de.
pile0 a wet year and not following th<
Capt. D. J. Griffith, the well knowr
nyer intenldent of the pe1tta
EARHARDT & WELLS, LE
The Great New
BIG' FUN AND M1
Special Scenery and F
See the Great Saw M i
Hear the Joshua Simi
Bestof Singingand D
Watch For The Burk
Prices, 25, 35, 50
Seat Sale at Newber
THE WHITNEY AMUS
ANNOUNCE THE SPARKLING FAI
Written by Hal Stephent
A Right Smart Song and Fun El]
Show Folks. One Long Laugh Inl
PR,TTY CGSTUMIS THE COMPANY
WHISTIJNG MTSIC Glayds George
Three Acts of Minnie St. Claire
Fun, Jeanette Paterson
Beauty and Aattie Edwurds
Music Helene del Mar
A Cast and Production Tnat's
Price, 28; 50.
The Big London and Ne
Mr. Charles J. Stine ar
In Edgar Selwyn's Lai
"It's All Ya
Produced identically as seen f
PRICES: 25c., 50c., 7
Engagement of the
40 People in the
A CA RLOA D OF SPI
A Series of Beautiful Sta
The Grand ~cuare In Ron
The Great ,Quarrel Scene
The Plains ol
AN EVENT OF UNUSUAL A]
NOT-r.Hnfd wilp a Inthc
s etsi l y p a ed i ~ f m u
ISEES AND MANAGERS.
liechanical Eifects 4
hsque Band Parade
and 75 Cents.
ry Hardware Cc. I
ICE COMEDY, WITH MUSIC F
i and Harry Linton. E
tertainmen Played by Clever
Lerrupted by Merry Melodles.
INCLUDES The Best Farce
John Torenge Comedy since
Ernest Lenore the Clays of
Clark Mounts "Charley's Aunt"
Giles Harrington You'll Laugh
Chas. Adams Alright! Alright!
oith Your Time and Money
75, & $1.00.
w York Laughing Hit I
id Miss Olive Evans
.ighiest of all Farces
or .100 nights at the Savoy C
Sc., $1,00 and $1.50 r
, JAN. 10 F
ge Settings Showing o
ie. The. Roman Senate c
In the Tent of Brutus
- t ion
S. B. O1b4ES'
IS TX' -LAOE TO' GET
.ood Thihigs to Eat
)N SHORT NOTIOE AND
AT MODERATE PRIOES.
lysters on Half She. Oysters any
tyle.. Fish, Game, Steak, in fact
4verything thit the market affords.
Patronage of Ladies Solicited.
)pposite Newberry Hotel Office and
Next Door to Pool Room.
LOOK FOR THE SIGN
5X B. JONES'
Begin the New Year wit
can supply you with Le
looks, Invoice Books,
Also a full line of offi(
ltaffs, Pencil Tablets,
tibbons and Paper, Typ
oarbon Paper, the bes
Lnd files, Tin Cash Bo>
,rasers, Ink Stands,
Commencing Monday, Decer
ur annual fall clearing out sale
then we put out an advertisern
ot a catchpenny and windy sci
trictlv business matter, I st. T)
rouble and expense of taking c
argains to many people. W( I
r one fourth off of the followi I
All Clothing, Men's,
solored Winter Dress' o
til Ladies' Jackets, Ct e
nere for Men's Pant: M
lies' H ats and Fascir to
3quares; all Trunks.
This sale positively goes ii o ef
*nd will end any time we mi chi
arly and get choice select!' s.
f goods outside of our sped' I sal
ie claim we cannot be beg n.
sewing machines, guarant: unlii
eliable Domestic Sewing achin
For Christmas presents on't f:
Our 27th car, m'aking ,00 l
'loun, has arrived and go rapic
Best. Patent - -
Best Half Pateni -
Every barrel guarante . Bet1
aay have to pay $6.00 fi same I
ances.. We are selling undred:
No goods on probatioi r charg
f the Condition of the Comst cial Bank, L
of iness Decem1
hans and discounts,........ 7,o 89 Ca
emand 1oans............. io,84i 8r Uri
verdrafts secured.. ......... 20,269 o4<
urniture and Fixtures..3,r16 93 Dii
ue from banks and banke 124,576 94 Dui
arrency........... ....... 15330 oo mI
old....................... 6,4oo .oo0
iver, nickels and pennies. 778 53 Sa'
ecks and cash items.., 4,910 53
L'ATE~ 0F SOUTrH CAR NA,
COUNTY 01F NE~WBERR~
Before sue came J. Y. Fall, who being
stement is a true conditi of sa'id bank, as
SWorn to and subscrI before mne, this
O.91 B.M r Directors.
. *. * W t ).
the contr ct for
ing see W T. Liv
ingston. B e st
Lock Bo No. 59.,
New erry, S. C
We want ever andwoe n the
YzIt,ed States I rete lu the cure of
lum Whis,7orother drug habIts,
Ate 0 r thorn ves orfriendat to have
o of Dr. Wool abooks on tei
ases. Write D M . Woolley, Atla-w"
k B ks.
haset Blank Books.
dgers, ournals, Cash
Note and Receipt
:e su lies, Ink, Pens,
Sten rapher's Note
Pe ils, Typewriter
write Oil and Brushes,
t m e, Let ter Boxes
es, ubbers. Rubber
Pap r Weights, Pen
t S IR
er 17th, we will commence
People have found out that
t It means something and is
rne to fool the people, but is a
:lean out our stock, to save
ick and Ind. To give many
11 positively give 25 per cent.
>ys' and Youths'; all
:ds; all Ladies' Skirts;
s and Furs; all Cassi
en's Dress Shirts; La
rs; all Rugs and Art
ect Monday, December 1 7th,
ose to call It off, so come
WVe have an ifnmense stock
e, and for bargains all around
N1e have special drop head
nilted, for $1 7.93, and new,
til to see our selections.I
arrels of choice Tennessee|
lly at following prices:
- - - $4.35
- -- - 3.85,
er buy now, next spring you
lour. Buy before price ad
;, let us sell you.
ed at these prIces.
Y, S. C.
cated a~t Newberry, s. C., at the close
er 20, 1906.
divided pofit,1 1essret$ 000
xpenses and taxes p aid. 43,361 72
e to banks and banikers- 508 32
e unpaid dividends........... 727 oo
fividual deposits subject to
heck .....................251,148 52
,ings deposits............1.0r,489 II
dialy sworn, says that the foregoing
shown 1'y the books of file ini said
J. Y. McFALL, Cashier.
27th d' / f Decenmber 1906.
JN.C. GOGGANEs, C. C. C. P.