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W HAN S ERGEr Prop.
FARMERS! We are going to get you
the high dollar for your tobacco this sea
son. Mr. McDanidls will be the auctioneer
for our house, and he is one of the very
best in the business. He is the auctioneer
at the Piedmont Warehouse at Danville,
Va., one of the largest houses there. He
is an expert judge of tobacco and works
hard for the farmers' interest.
We will open July 1st, to receive tobacco
from the farmers and will grade it at a nominal
Bring your tobacco to Sumter, and bring
it to the
i. EMENT Im - monthly average during' 1914. will be niitigated by the effect of
LFIINl Ill Automobile production during the carry-over, which has been re
-SIM 0EEN May also exceeded all previous rec- duced to approximately normal pro
INDUS I j. ords, while the steel companies re- portions.
port increased demand from manu- -
facturers. of agricultural imple- NEW POULTRY BULLETIN
Signs of Renewed Easing in Money me'nts. Railroad car loadings rose
Rates-Prices Show Firm Tone- in the week ending May 27 to a TO PROMOTE BETTER CHICK
level comparable to that prevailing
Recovery in Business Generally before the coal strike and the move- Clemson College, June 13.-"Farn
Exceeds Early Expectations. ment of merchandise was 16 per flocks exist on over 95 per cent o1
cent' greater than in the same week all -American farms, and with mor<
New. York, June 12.--Continued a year ago. Orders for railroad interest on the part of the farmei
indications of industrial improve- equipment continue to be placed in more and better poultry would result
ment, signs of a renewed easing in satisfactory volume. - which would make poultry husbandry
money rates and diverse testimony Latest reports from the North. one-of the most remunerative branch.
as to crop .conditions arie the fea- wvest indicate, meanwhile, that the es of general farming," says Normat
turas in business and finance of the prospects are for . a good wheat R. Mehrhof, Extension Poultry Spec
past week. Commodity p rices still crop. ialist, in extension Bulletion 53
show a firmer tone, retail trade is Prices of wheat for future deliv- "Poultry Raising in South Carolina,'
about what might be 'expected at ery have to be sure, dleclined just published by the Extension Soi
this time of year, and the labor sharply in the last few weeks, but vice of Clemson College, to help ir
situation shows no decided change. a liberal supply of grain at Vair hastening and directing the greatei
Altogether the picture continues to prices is considered to .hold out bet
be one of gradual but fairly steady ter prospects for gen'eral business
rcovery infacom depression-a- re- than a short crop at high prices.
covryinfatwhich on the whole On this basis cotton p rospectsI are
exceeds, expectations entertained not so encouragihg. /Floods1 have
*earlier in the year. wvashed out important growing- -
From the Industrial field, recent areas in the Sopthwest while the
reports show that the steel plants mild winter and wet spring have
are still operatln at rates which aided the boll weevil and dlelayedl
compare favorabl with full capac- planting. Further rains (luring the
ity operations before the war-even past week in many parts of the
if those rates correspond to only belt caused something resembuini. a
75 per cent of present capacity. crop scare. As a result, pikes
Steel prices are firm and most of jumped to the highest since~ lost
the companies appear to be making October, the leading futmi.'ewcrs-.
modest profits. The value of build- ing twenty-two cents.- -
ing contracts let in twenty--seven Whether prices will rise fur ther
Northeastern States during May set or discourage consumption remains
a new high record for all time and 'to be seen. It is clear, however, thatM o h r I o Be
was six times greater than thbi the consequences of a short crop e 0
A NOVEL ORANGE EXHIBIT xo aoneulesaetal
- Here i a wondrfultme sag e- l
"1. mont on, cast from your mind all
l~a4 - .dread and fear, andl feel every day as
^ the months roll by that great freedom
* from much of the suffering which
- x -thousands of expectant mothers un
^ dergo, unnecessarily. And when the
-- >- -Little One at-rives, you can have that
4 moment more frqe from. suffering than
-,- - yoti have perhaps imagined. An omi
/ ~. . nent physician, export in this science.
has shown the way. It was he who
x first produced the great remedy,
a - "Mother's Friend." Mrs. C. J. Hart.
-man, Scranton, Pa., says:
"With my firat two children J had
K had o1 ins~nd ats but with my
xy - -last two chh ,Iren I used Mother's
-rin and had only a nurse e hd
- i risn't erytsek-only about ten or
- ,..~' ~. M other's Friend" is applied extern
4 - ally to the abdomen, back andhp.
- .It aids the muscles and tissues to ox
>4 pand easily. It penetrates quickly.
It contains no narcotics or harmful
drugs. It is safe. There Is no substi
TOCM:t R -tute. Avoid useless greases some
times recommended by the lunknow
Golden oranges of Californi--e sof the finest of tht-e ~ ng. "Mother's Friend" is sold by
in man many atatv 'A and nove creatis seen at the Anta . drugglsts everywhere,
macia rngeSo atnacti m Calnorda Photograph shows the ud ?No'P-wrie for valuable free flhuttated book
Goose-exii whchatced th atteritfon--the blue goose beingW the S * I(ie 'uf ria'ton* rinin no
cetrof Attraction for the kiddes ' uI L.'"L"thhn. E 1l~
is founded on
the same prin
ciple of "dependable
quality" that governs the
manufacture of the
"Exibe" itself. "7Extbe"
Service is worth investi
gating. Call for a free
battery test today.
Godwin and Woodruff
Summerton, S. C.
interest which South Carolina farm
ers are now taking in poultry.
The new publication takes the place
of Extension Bulletin 16, but it is in
every sense a new publication discus
sing various phases of the poultry in.
dustry, including the classes of poul
try house construction, making a start
in the business, natural and artificial
incubation and brooding, care and
feeding of the stock, fattening, kill
ing and dressing, marketing eggs and
poultry, preservation of eggs, breed
ing, diseases and parasites, ethibit
ing poultry, etc. There are 30 illus
trations that make the bulletin more
attractive and more effective.
Copies of Extension Bulletin 53 may
be had free by any citizen interested
upon application to the Extension
Service, Clemson College, S. C., 01
to the (t9nt-y Agents.
POISONED BAIT SUCCESSFUI,
MEASURE AGAINST CUTWORME
Cutworis can readily be contro Id
by the use of poisoned bait, the Unit
ed States Department of Agriculture
has demonstrated. This is the way t<
prepare and apply the poison:
To 1 bushel of dry bran and 1 pound
of white arsenic or Paris green and
mix thoroughly into a mash with 4
gallons of water, in which has beer
stirred one-half gallon of sorghum oi
other cheap molasses. This amouni
will be sufficient to treat 4 or 5 acres
of cultivated crops. After the mash
has stood for several hours scattei
it in lumps of about the size of a mar
ble over'the fields where the injury
is beginning to appear. Put it abou
the bases of the plants which hav
been set out. Apply the mash late
in the day, so as to have the poison
in place around the plants before
night, when the cutworms are active
Apply a second time if necessary.
Cutwors destroy hundreds of thou
sands, evep millions, of dollars' wortl
of crops every year throughout the
United States. They especially at
tack tomatoes, cabbage, lettuce, an
other vegetables that have beei
started under glass and transplanted
Cutworms sometimes appear in grea
numbers in the spring and early sum
mer, and frequently do severe injury
before their ravages are noticed.
Their method of attack is to cut oil
the young plants near the ground
They are of large size and are vora
cious feeders, capable of destroying~
many plants -in a single night. Ofter'
they cut dlown more than they car
BUFFALO HERDS INCREASING
ON FEDERALJ PRESERVES
Forty-six new b (fa'o enlves are re
ported on three of the jour g~ime prte.
serves mainttainedl by the iGiologica
Survey of the United States Depart
ment of Agricultar e for the special
protection of buffalo. On the Nation.
al Bison Range, in Montamn-m, there art
417 buffalo, inclumding 28 calv ~es borrm
this sprinig. Fifw-en catlves are re
ported at the Wind Cave' prsre iri
South Dakorm, and 3 Niobrara
The department has been very for
tunate in maintaining the herds es
tablished at these, three points and at
Sullys Hill, N. Dak. There at-c rela
tively few lark'e buffalo herds now
scattered over- the country, and the
Biological Survey has made special
efforts to- p~rovide suitable ranges and
protection for wvhat threatenedl a few
years ago to become an extinct species
of native A merican animal.
Clemson College, June 1 2.-The
following poinits wvere emphasized at
recent district conferences of Ex
tension workers for restating boll
wveevil fightinig policies.
1. Rapid, thorough cultivation
(once per week).
2. No hate side dressing with
nitrate of soda.
3. Picking of weevils and squares
during June and July p~rovided labor
is cheap and( cultivation is not sacri..
4. Oppositionm to the use of all
weevil traps and patented devices
until they have been tested and en
dorsedl by the College or the Delta
Labor-atory, Tallulah, Lam.
5. The use of liquid or sweetened
poisons, In the light oof available in..
formation, to be discouraged rather
6. The use of the calcium arse
nate method of poisoning to be0 re
garded as holding more hope than
any other method of direct control,
but to be ndet-aken veny cnser.
Kidnapped by a maniac and held pr
hours was the thrillin experience of
Gertrude McMann (rig ht) of Omah
the picture, came to their rescue bi
them. They were held in a shack
Gus Grimes. Boyd finally escaped
tively with the most intellborent
farmers and to be regarded a^ ex
perimental for the present.
7. Each county agent to have
several demonstrations in growing
cotton udder we-'vl condkitiops.
6. The troo uno of Extension Bul
letin 414 mid Farmers' Bulletin 1262
among reading farmers,
CULLING OUT THE
Clemson College, June 12.-No
herd can be brought up and main
tained at a high standard without
constant culling, according to L. V.
Starkey, Chief of the Animal Hus
bandry Division, who believes that
the hog offers the greatest oppor
tunity for culling and selection of
all classes of livestock.
The best time in the year to de
cide whether or not a sow is worth
keeping is just after weaning time.
Then is the time to decide whether
or not a sow has proven profitable.
If a sow does not farrow a litter; if
she farrows a litter and does not
raise them; if she fails to come in
heat; if she produces an ununiform
litter; she should usually be dis
posed of. If such sows .should hap
pen to produce a litter, the pigs are
likely to show the same weakness
as their dam.
The prolific, heavy-milking sow,,
Found ,--that, glorious feelnng that
* onie vith a clear, pure, ruddy comn
This Bank i
. conducted by my
esteem of their
who extend, in
full services an
W. C. D)AVIS, F
A. C. BRADHA
J. T. STUKES, (
to The Mannin
L UK QIUVan
d by Desperado
..*.. ,. iJ-t
isoner without food or water for fifty
Mrs. James Jenkins (left) and Miss
, Nebraska. H. E. Boyd, shown in
t was also captured and chained to
>f the kidnapper, a desperado named
nd brought help 19 the women.
though "thin as a rail" when her
pigs are weaned, is the sort for the
foundation of every successful herd,
Such a sow loquld ihold her plae in
tho breedji herd until there are
better ons to take h' place,
Mature sows which tail to raise
litters of six good pigs should ordi
n~rily he fattened and slaughtered.
SP AYANr WITH KEIAOSENE -
REMEDY AGAINST LAWN ANTS
To get rid of lawn ants entomolog
ists of the United States Department
of Agriculture suggest drenching the
tests with boiling water or pouring
in a small quantity of kerosene oil.
Similar treatment may be applied to
nests between or beneath paving
stones. Spraying the lawn with kero
sene emulsion or with very strong
soap wash is also recommended. For
large ant nests disulphid of carbon
injected into the nest by means of an
oil can or a small syringe is recoip
mended to kill the ants. The fumes
of disulphid of carbon have a very
disagreeable odor and are inflamma
ble, but they are not injurious to
higher animals in the open air.
666 quickly relieves Colds,
Constipation, B i 1 i o usness
and Headaches. A Fine
250 Pimples 736 Blackheads
and 3 Boils!
No reward IA offered, because they
are lost forever! No question will be
asiknld, except one qiuestlin, "How
didI yoti lose them?" There is but one
answer,.-"'I cut out new fad treat
meats and griesswork; I used one of
thre most powerful blood-cleansers.
blood-purIfiers a n d f I a lh-builders
known, and that is S. S. S.! Now my
face is pinkiah, my Akin clear as a
rose, may cheeks are filled out and my
rheumiatism, too, is gone!" This will
be your experience, too, if you try ~8.
8. 8. It is guiaraatced to be purely
vegetable in all its remarkably effec
tive medicinal ingredients. S. 8. 8,
means a new history for you from now
On! 8. S. 8. Ia sold at all drug stores
En two sizes. The larger mIse is the
m who value the
di sincerity, its
d1 cour'tesis to)
2 Times Office.