Facts About the Fields.
Messrs. Robertson, Taylor $ Co.,
send the "News and Courier" the
following reports of the condition
of the croPS in this State. The
information was obtained from
Cotton-Area about same as
last year. Stands generally good,
although about ten days to two
weeks later than last year. Seas
ons is favorable up to the present
Corn-Small increase in area.
Stands good and looking well.
Grain-About 20 per cent. in
crease over last year. Wheat look
Cotton-One reply reports about
same area as last year., Two re
plies report 5 to 10 per" etit (e
crease. Stands geierally good, al
though about ten days to two weeks
late. Seasons favorable up to I)res
Corn--Two replies report inl
crease in area 10 to 15 Ier cent..
One reply rej)orts about sane area.
(ood stands reporte(d. Seasons
Grain---Increase in area 10 to
15 per (1ent. over last year. Wheat
e(op reportied fine ; vill probably
give an increase of .15 per cent.
over last yeasr. Oat. crop not so
good owing to late sowinr and hardl
wintet freezes 'wiich occasioned
IA URENS COUNTY.
Cott'):n-Decrease inl acreage 10
to 15 per cent. as coIpare( with
last year. Stan(s goodl aidi comn
ing pij) finely. Ilave heard of n1o
replanting as yet. Ten to fifteen
Cori-Acreage about samue as
last year. Stands good and pros
Grain-lincrease 15 to 20) per
cent. in acreage over last. year.
Wheat as fine as has been seen in
this county. Oats good. Much de
pentds upon favorable seasons frorun
Cotton- Planting at least ten
(lays to two weeks later than last
year. Seasonis since planting have
been favorable. Area about thle
same as last year. Standls gener
ally good ; better t han average
Corn-Average increase in coun
try probably about 5 per cent. in
aereage. Stand1s in bottom and
lowlands very good. Uplands con
Grain-Increase probably 20 to
25 per cent. Prospects for wheat
unusually good ; better than'aver
age years. Oats not so goodl, hav
ing been injured b~y the extreme
cold weather of' the winter'. The
outlook of thie crop) generally in
this county is good andl the people
are encouraged to press forward.
Cotton-D~ecrease in acreage 5 to
10 per cent. as compared wi.h last
year. Stands good. About ten
(lays late. Seasons have bee~n quite
last year 4bout 15 per cent. Stands
Grain-Increase in acreage 25 to
30 per cent. Prospects. very good
indeed if favorable weather con
Cotton-Decrease in acreage about
10 per cent. Stands good, except
in late planting. Planting ten to
I5 days later owing to unfavorable
weather. Seasons favorable since
1st of April.
Corn-Increase in area about 10
per cent. as compared with last
year. Stands good.
Grain-Prospects for wheat good.
Increase in small grain crop about
15 per eii, Oat stands are tiin
owing to freezing weather early in
the year. Think yield will equal
Cotton-At least 2 weeks behind
hand. Acreage abotit the same as
last year. Stands Fair.
Grain-Wheat very fine. Oats
not so good.
(I ~ for the workiig ehss.
G(/ -LdSe.nd 10 enits for
postage.aIi we will nltil You fr(e.e a
roy a valua leL box of sain jple go1 is that
vi1l pit. von il Ohe way of makiII.tnore
nioney in a few (<hys thani you ever
I limugit possible at ayliv bliness.Capi
tal not req(uirjed.We %will start you.You
cal VOrk all -1the time or in spIire thie
only. Tlhe wvork k4 univers.ally nabpted
to hoth se X(s.youniig anlld oll. YouI enll
easily arl froin 50 celts to A5 eveir%
evening. That all who want work mav
test the blusinuess, wt- uike this uni..m
alleled otilr; to all who are not well
satistied we will send $1 to pay for the
trouble of wv-iti1g 11. Full pai'ticularIs,
directiolns,etc..senlt, free. Fortiule% wili
he nuale by Ihose who give their whole
l ime to the work. GIreat suicess ab)o
lately suIre. Donl't dela. Sta-rt nowv.
Add(lre(..s STINSON & (o.. 'ortthil.
Alaine- i mar 23 Iv
No Patent No Pay.
ned for Mechiauical Devic.s, Com.
A\ll prelimninary' e'xaminations. a, to
pa:tenitability of inivenitionas. Free. Our
"(uidle for O.ibtaining Paten t s," b- ent
free e veryv whiere. A otbiess,
LO)UIS liAGG EF & CO(.
I M~~ol ieitors~. ot ' Patenet.
Ma 30( tI Wa~shington, ). C
Boot & Shoe Maker,
Over' Wash. I lowell' S eef Malrkt,
IF youwant to save montev call on)
dI S WESTON andl( h'ave yOur
Hoots anid Shoes mrad~e to Order. and
g1auaateedl perfect fits.
Repair'ing both neatly. cheaply anud
prIomptly (done0, for Casha.
D~ec 21 12m
'J. G. DL AUK,
I Main St., Greenville, S. .
.3rd .'7)oor ."Vboe 6offee &t.
G ENUJINE Wm.tu Rogers Cut lere.,
etof Kntives and Forks $3.55O.
Generarl assortmri t of good Jewelry 1
a sn(cialltv. anet. at on flgmre .
Zoe" ECUL ]
PORTABLE, TRACTION 1
<nins saw Al ills, -Se'paratorg,
andl Condelisers, Canle Mills, an
oyer m1 Walter A. Wood's S
withl Improved lITNversall I
O Head 11locks; Thu Castalayv Sulls
THE BEST 1
. .8N I ~')~ II . E tin
Mny 2---3iriD "O a
CLO Tf I N g'S
,nd STA TION A R Y Lassi
"q t t on GItI sIg Fee( Ier1
d Ev iporators. Perrv
wee p Htake Foldlinit
un,~~~ ,n "i mtr~cs
:11' n i its P ow.;
N THE WORLD!
)F MEAL SENT
d (ATA U S
H A RRO0W,
I is especiaI lly aapted for
tivating' Coirn, Cotton
I Small grain crops.
Lhousands of them are
ng' sold every year.
Let every farmer save
we and MONEY by purl
HOUDGENS & HUDGENS,
Easley, S. c.
Aigents for Pickens (Co.
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