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VARIOUS FEEDS FOR HORSES
Desira le to Know Value of Different
Roughages in Determining on
The problem of feeding work horses
is one involving the economical pro
ductioi of energy and maintenance of
health It is of considerable impor
tance to know how much hay and how
much grain a farm horse at hard labor
should receive in order that he may
work -vith the greatest efnciency and
econoriy. With high priced grains it
is very desirable to know the relative
value of different roughages in order
that economy may be practiced in
making up a ration for work horses.
In ord-r to determine some of these
points a number of experiments have
been <.nducted at the Illinois station,
.ten tezams being used in the tests, with
the following results:
But little difference was observed in
the value of clover and timothy hay
when fed in conjunction with corn,
oats, oil meal and wheat bran, the
difference being slightly in favor of
The results show a slight saving due
to mibing grerand grain with chaffed
:clover hAay, but not sufficient to justify
Hor es fed alfalfa and timothy ate
less g: tin and hay and gained slightly
more i a weight than those fed clover
and trnothy while doing the same
amoun-. of labor.
. Twenty to twenty-two per cent. low
grain was required to maintain the
- Well-Fed Horses.
weight of horses fed alfalfa than those
fed tim othy hay.
Horn s fed coin and alfalfa ate 22
per cen.t. less grain than those fed the
mixed ration, and lost 6 pounds more
in weizht per head in eight weeks.
The ration of corn and alfalfa cost 6
cents I hss per horse per day than the
HQrses fed ground corn and oats
with wheat bran, oil meal, timothy and
alfalfa hay consumed 9 per cent. less
feed aad gained 3 pounds more in
weight per head in six weeks than
those 13d whole corn and oats with a
Farm work horses at hard labor
should receive from 1 1-5 to 1 1-3
pounds of grain, and from 1 to 1%
pounds of hay per 100 pounds of live
weight per day. In order that their
weight may be maintained.
CASH IN EARLY VEf.TABLEC
catches the dimes and dollars. E~vea
though there are many gardens in
town, *here are a great many who
prefer to buy their vegetables. Ia
connection with the sale of vegetables,
early plants pay a handsome dividend.
says a contributor to the Farm and
The great thing in gardening is te
have the vegetables ready a week or
two before the other fellow. You
not only get the advantage of high
prices at the first of the season, but
when cnce a customer, If your goods
are O) S, you can hold them through
out the season.
A c arter of an acre is large
enough to begin with. This amount.
if worhed intelligently, will produce
an astonishing amount of "truck."
The piece of ground selected for the
garden ~should be cleared of all rub
French Salad Plant.
bish or trash, such as large dry weeds,
sticks. etc., that will interfere with
eultilvat on or which will cause the
soil to lose moisture.
The spot selected should be top
dressed with well rotted stable ma
aure or that from the pigpen or poul
try house. Use all of these; there is
ao danger of getting the soil too rich.
But be sure and get the manure well
mixed with the soil. After plowing
and harrowing the piece of ground,
scatter 125 pounds of high-grade com
mercial fertilizer over it and work it
In three or four inches with a culti
vator. Cultivate the garden all you
can before planting. It matters not
how rich the garden it, the fertilizer
will warm it early in the spring, and
also start and help to keep up a rank
growth throughout the season.
Sheep In United States.
There are 54.000.000 sheep In the
For Children There Is Nothing Better.
A cough medicine for children
must help their conghs and coids
without bad effects on their little
stomachs and bowels. Foley's Hon
ey and Trar exactly tills this neced.
No opiates no sour stomach, nio con
stipations follows its use. Stuffy
colds, whe'ezv breathing, coughs andI
eroup are all quickly helped. For
sale by all dealers every where. adv.
Recipe for Happiness.
Do not give up. Do not allow the
black waters of melancholia to close
over you. Hold your head high. Live
your life beautifully in the face of
failure, loneliness and contempt. Hap-.
piness is high art. Be a great arm
Malaria or Chills & Fever
Prescription No. 666 is prepared especially
for MAL UlA or CHli.a.S a, FEVER.
Five or ? x doses will break any case, and
if taken tren as a tonic the Fever will not
rerm. It acts on the liver better than
arriel and does nct (ripe or sicken. 25c
Pain In Back And Rheumatism.
Torment thousands of people
dailv. Don't be one of these suffer
ers when for so little cost you can
get well rid of the cause. Foley
Kidney Pills begin their good work
from their very first dose. They ex
ert so direct an action on the Kid
Knev and ladder that the pain aKd
tornent of itekaelc, rleutatis-m1
atid kidney trouble is soon disj'i led
For sale by all deale.-s every where.
Rare Works of Art Stolen.
Twenty-five thousand dollars works
of art were stolen froyn the church of
San Mossimo, Padua, Italy. recently.
Early in the morning, the thieves
broke into the church and carried off
two magnificent paintings by Giovanni
Battista Tiepolo. The pictures hung
In the side chapels on either side of
the high altar, and were wrenched
from their frames in such a hurry that
portions of the canvas were left on
Declare War On Colds.
A crusade of edneatiOnl which
a ills "thiat coinmou colds tnay be
:-ome uncommon within the next
-eneration" has been begun by
prominent New York physicians.
Here is a list of the "don'ts" which
the doctors say will prevent the an
Kjual visitation of the cold:
"Doti't sit in a draughty car."
"Don't sleep in a hot room."
"Don't avoid the fresh air."
*Don't stuff yourself at ineal time.
Over-eatingr reduces your resistance"
To which we would add-when
you take a cold get rid of it as quick
ly as possible To accomplish that
von will find Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy tnost excellent. Sold b%
An Irishman fights before he rea
sons; a Scotchman reasons before he
fights; an Englishman is not particu
lar as to the order of precedence, but
will do either to accommodate his
customers. The Duke of Wellington,
called the Iron Duke, once said that
the best troops would be as follows:
An Irishman only half sober, a Scotch
man half stewed, and an Englishman
with his stomach full.
Nearly Every Child Has Worms.
Paleness, at timnes a finshed face
unnatural hun.::er. pckinur the nose
great thirst. etc., are indications, of
worms. Kickapoo Worm Killer is m
reliable. thorough medicine for the
remnval of all kinidez of worme from
children and adults Kcekatot
Worm Killer in pI-asant candy form
aids digestion, tuines system. over
coming constipatioK and increasinir
the action of the liver. Is perfectly
safe for even the most delic-ite chil
dren. Kickapoo Worm Killer makes
children happy aid healthy, 25t
Gnaranteed. Try it. Drug store"
or by mail- Kickapoo Indian Medi
cine Co., Philadelphia and St. LouiS
The most impure water may be
purified by filtering through charcoal.
Take a large flower pot, put a piece of
sponge or clean moss over the hole in
the bottom, end fill three-quarters full
of equal parts of clean sand and char
coal. Over this lay a linen cloth large
enough to hang over the sides of the
pot. Pour the water into the cloth
and it will come out pure.
More Dottles Sold Each Year.
It iseasy to understand why anI
increasing number of bottles of
Foley's Honey and Tar Compound is'
sold yearly. Thos Verran, 286 Ed
ward Stre'et, Houghton. Mich . give
an excellent rea-on when he writes:
"Folev's Honey and Tar Compound
has always proven an effectiv-' rem
edy, quickly releivintr tickling in the
throat. and stoppin~g the congh with
no bad after effects." For sale b:
ll dealers every where adv.
Antiquities in Danger.
Hidden away in the national .n
seums and libraries, and zealously
guarded .are a number of priceless
manuscripts and books which, but for
a fortunate chance, might have been
lost to the world. The chief treas
re of a museum at St. Petersburg is
the oldest known Greek manuscript of
the New Testament, which was about
to be burned by the monks of a
Syrian monastery, when, by a lucky
chance, one of the priests, struck with
the antiquity of the manuscript, in
terfered in time to save what had
been thought valueless.
A 1i1g.t Ot Terror.
Few nights are more terrible than
hat of a mother looking on nler
bild choking and ezasping for bre' 'th
uring an attack of croup, and noth
ng in the house to releive it. Many
nothers have passed nights of terror
n this situation. A little fore
hought will enable you to avoid all
this. Chamnberlain's Cough Remedy
is a certain cure for croup anid has
ever been known to fail. Ke-ep it
t hand. For sale by all dealers.
To Save Money.
Economy, rightly unaierstood, re.
quires careful study and consistent
action. A knowledge of market prices
and money values are necessary for
an intelligent solution to the high
cost of living. But such knowledge of
itself does not quffice. Consistent ac
tion is equally, if not more important.
The "head and heart" of a family must
be one in their efforts. They must
work In unison.
Cause Of Insomnia.
The most common cause of in
somnia is disorders of the stomach
and constipationi. Chamberlain's
ablets correct these disorders and
enable you to sleep. For sale by all
Just See How It Works.
Try being as polite to those with
whom you are Intimately associated
as to casual acquaintances. You will
be surprised to see how well it works.
Profit in Ostrich Raising.
That an ostrict farm Is of more
value than a good cattle ranch is
shown by an authority who puts the
value of a beef animal at $40 at five
years of age, while an ostrich of the
same age is worth $300.
Mrs. Robinson-"And were you up
the Rhine?" Mrs. De Jones-"I should
think so; right to the very top. What
splendid view there is from the
Too Much Hopping.
New Yorker-"One of our new ho
tels, Uncle Bill, is to contain over
2,300 rooms." Uncle BIl--"Gee crack
ey: I'd hate to be the beliboy!"
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops the
Cough and Headache and works off the Cold.
Druggists refund money if it fails to cure
. - ~.--5 .:....a..... ~, each box. 25c.jf
A Car of That Celebrated
AMERICIN WIRE FENCE
Now in our Warehouse.
Our usual Strong Lines
of Merchandise now
more complete than
A hearty welcome awaits
MANNING HARDWA 0MPANY
We have been doing business with the people of
Clarendon County all of our lives. We know their
needs, and their is no GENRRAL STORE in Sumter or
elsewhere better equipped to supply the trade. We in
vite the farmer' especially to visit our store with our
assurance of polite attention from competent salesmen.
For many years we have set the pace in the GEN
ERAL MERCHANDISE line in this city. because we
especially cater to the business of the farmer; by always
keeping FULL and COMPLETE line** of those things
that are needed on the farm and in the household.
Our business has grown in volumo, because we have
built it upon the ROCK BED FOUNDATION of giving
of giving quality and quantity. Our paLrons do business
with us because of the confidence they have in our deal
ings with them, and the interest we manifest in securing
for them thle very LOWEt r' PRICES for the goods they
have to buy, and the HIGHEST PRICES that, can be ob
tamed for the products of their farms,
THE FALL TRADE is on and we have prepared
especially for it by going on the markets and selecting a
large and assorted line of
DRY GOODS, SHOES, CLOTH!NG, NOTIONS, HARD
WARE, and in fact, we have in our store. everything
needed in the home for man, woman or child. Our store
may 'e cal led the COMPLETE STORE, arid we cordially
invite you to come to see us.
COTTON - - COTTON.
We are buyers of the FLEECY STAPLE and pay
the very HIGHIEST PRICES as is demonstrated daily
by the fact that FARMERS from all over CLARENDON
and OTHER COUNTIES bring their cotton to us, and
many of them ship from their railroad station, and
SEND US THEIR SAMPLES RELYING ON AND
HAVING CONFIDENCE IN THE PRlCES WE WILL
Buy Your Goods From US-Sell Your Cot
ton To us.
SUMTER, - S. C.
Stop And Think.
A ute before buying and paying
$20.00 more for a Range of the very same
quality that we sell.
The Great Majestic
is known throug hout the Southern States
as the R ANG6E without an equal- Asbestos
Lined. Mlalable Steel-A wonderful fuel
Come in and see
DwOU IHY I
E DO THE LARGEST TALORING BUSI- 3
NESS IN THE WORLD ?
Qelling Direct from Mill to Man? Why our
Phenomenal Success? Honest Methods
Truthful Advertising, Giving Values
Never Equaled by Any Concern.
Can You Afford to Place
Orders Elsewhere ?
elling you direct from Mill to Man, eliminating the middleman's profit. enables us through
S the volume business to guarantee to duplicate any $25 to $40 value at $15. ANY COL
OR OR FABRIC. Consuming output of mills! How could your little tailor compete with
us? Let us prove our guarantee--- Perfect satisfaction, Saving you half or refund your money.
(U. S. LBO MEiSDCOf
41 North, Main St., SUMTEBR, S. C.
UO'Donnell & Co., L
It To Me!
II A great deal is being said about the High Cost
ofLiving, but Iam not responsible.
For more than 25 years I have been adding to
Syour comforts, ahd while that out of which I am
~made is more expensive, and those who manufac
Sture me get better paid for their services, still I
am to be found today at the same old stand, and
at the same old price you paid for me a Quarter of .
a Century Ago.
You can have me in the plain or fancy plaids,
Your Friend in Need,
SUM E R - - - I*