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THOUMTS FOR FARMERS.
SoME IIEAL'n HINTS
The diseaCs that threaten the
Piedmont peoplo at t his seasoni f
tho year nie grip and pneu mnonia
Fatnmrs often live soverul mile.
Iirom a dloctor. in eastof a kud
den stiack of pain in the sido or
Chest, preceded by a chill, a plabt
er iado of mustard, vinegar and
white of tin ogg a1pplied as soon as
possible, may givo relief and of
feet a cure. Every farmer should
keep .a good liniment, a box of
ground mustard and a bottloe of
tUrpeitine oi hand for omrergen
cies. Get the advice of your do
tor tId buy such s)0cifi1s a ld
would r-ecc omend. Do njot phjy
Sic the Iamwily With every n1 strumli
rCC imnIi'ded in Id vtrt!JemeU1. ts.
Proket tho feet with t i k
i<.1. When workimg in the field
have your coat handy to throw onI
lwn you knock off. Whn rest
ing never sit on the wet ground.
To provent typhoid feer look
after the well or spring. See that
no surface water has a chance to
contaminate your wells. Around
many country kitchens there ore
disease-breeding 91op holes where
all the refuse from the kitchen is
poured out. A kitchen sink with
nu undordrain 1-ading ofT one hun.
dred foot from the house will
make a clean, sweet kitchen yard.
A garbage can or a bucket should
ho kept handy for refuse matter
that will not go through the strain.
or of the sink. A little timely cau
tion will insure health cleonlinees,
two of the greatest blessings that
can come to any family.
k) PLANT OATs.
- Everywhere in tho Cotton Statep
farmers are passing resolutiol,
cut ott tho cotton acr3 -j - o
cent. Thos %-' 'V .ge 25 per
'ea have sown no
grain have the land, the
bands and the stack. What will
they do with it? They must not
be discouraged. Let thorm begini
by selecting about four acres of
good land to the horse, break well
as so'on as the ground is dry and
plant with an oat dill, four to five
pecks of Appler or Red Rust
Proof Southern oats, using as
imuich guano as they would on
their cotton. Follow oats wvith ai
bushel oficlay or unkniowni pens to
tho acre. The oats and pea-vine
hav will cost no muovi to raiso an
gather thani a cotton crop. Al
market pricos they can get $30 tc
$40 ani acre. That wvill boat cot
ton. If one has a richl botbtr
not art to overflow, lot himii so1
* two burhols of the llurt or thi
nlinety-dlay oats-February 15 t<
Mared 10th. They will comeo ol
in timie to plant c'rn June 10th tc
15th. which i~a early enough. The11
farme'r who plants ten ir twelve
acres of cotton to the horse, and
raises all the corn, small grai,
hay. soirghum audi potantoes posi
ble, wvill ha surprised at resul ts.
EXI[A UST1INO LJAND.
Several Spartanbuorg fairmers
have told the writer that they wezo
afraid of exhausting their hand by
sowing oats, planting sorghum or
double cropping- Such cautions
larmera wi always have poor land
ai light crops. WVhere it is pos
sible, Piedmont h>.nids should be
made to yedld two crops every
yar.fThis is possiblo, exce'pt in
that crop, rye or crimson clover
may be sownl in September and
tuake fair spring pasturago; or it
will improve the hand if plowed in.
lDeep- ploughing and double crop
ing with cowpeas plan ted or sown
wiipove the land and bring
~ he ready money. A crop that
wilnot exhaust land is niot worth
a -<'ising. The wise farmer will supj
lthe waste by judicious rotation
anid Muture. Ohas. Petty.
~aftan b)urg Co., 8. C.
At a con ven tion of the A morb
can Society of Equity of .Johnson
Money.. Arkansas, it was stated
* ; that several cotton gins that had
not ginned a bale of cotton in
fronl four to nineteen years were
udued in the ginners report to
the Oiegin in the
be of 3enefit to our Beader Will be
this P&g. Artioles are to be
r Farmng or Farm Life.
Annet the Cotton Situation.
Editor Sentil-Jfainnal: A%
the fernors are trying to form a
union ot somo kind or get at some
plan whereby we can get the
worth of our cotton, I will tiy t
say something on that linO.
I, for one, have been looking for
something of that leind a long time,
and have read up on the subject a
great deal atid it seone to me to
be a hard pioblein to solve on ac.
count of the weak kneed and jeal
ous hoarted fa'rmers.
Redueo (he aereage is all the
Cry which i.. g ,(1 so far as it goes,
but, in my (iI it'ion, it, will do good
fr this crop only. If the farmerd
of this country want to. do any
good toward controllinvg the cotton
umarket they will have to I hiorough.
ly organze, aI was the All;ice,
And let on.) Ialln 1.., s; ok -siiatn
and let every I ody move at once
for the sano thing. Now, the
lext thing that Nugg-sts itself is
how are we to do this?
Let us organize into district or
township unions, elect oflicers, holu
county meetings and appoimt del
egates to a state conveition and
thence, to a national col)vOntion.
Now, that we are organized, in
order to govern the price of cotton,
lot every farmer or ind owner go
over his crop and inaka an approx.
imato report to his union of how
much cotttou he will make and let
the sub-chairmati report to the
county chairman and so on to the
presideit of the national 1111ionl
who will combine the ontire eset
mates and send roport f tal '
sub-uniois, whiog rd --ack to the
ie a reasona,?uin- report will give
Cot tpng.11h .le idea of how miuch
. a we will make.
In ease wo make a twelve o,
thiu teen million hale crop, lot ui
report to subs once a week overQ
hale we h9vo ginned and el( lct i
coinissionter to sell our cottoi
and if wve have a crop of over pro
duiction let, him curtail overy on
in proportion and only offer elev
on millions bales for sale. By a
doing we can rule the price of cot
ton. Now, brother farmor, as th]
(Sotton) crop is our money crop, le
us have your views mi regard t
controlling the price of cot to
whien there is an over production
Give us your ideas and if they at
hetter that) ours we will agie
with you and all p~ull together, fc
"lIn union the're is str ength."
hut s'.me fear that wheni we rt
Iduuoe our acaicago some scound r
will doublle his. WVell, supposo8( L
does douible his, shouldn't we fighi
thait much hiiiardi?
Isn't there traitors in every arm
andi~ hiasn' t thore always ieen
Theno, brother, let 3 our figh t I
m11 e determined.
Th'le mani who expects to mail
money by intcreasinig his acrong
ii'e his neighbor is strugglit
against great oddat is a commec
enemy to his country and shoul
be branded as a traitor mn the cant
"Texas (Cow Boy."
-W onder if ever y body believe
that cotton is king in South Carc
linam? and that every business c
occupation im the State is affecte'
either pronthably or unprofitaebly a
witht profitable or unprofitfibl
prices for cottonr? All the speak4
(ra at tho recent cotton) conven~
tiont, whlether they are flan)kers, o
merchant, manuafacturers or otheC
business men, said so at these coni
v'entions, aind the iihole mas;
cheered this staemnent. Now i
cotton-~growing is the chief indus
try or occupation of Sout~h Caro
hina, and evory business interes
in the State is dependent upon pro
fitabls prices for this great wealth
producing Cr0o), that is the basis
of all our prosp~enityl Whore ii
the injustice of the State protect
ing its cotton growing intecrest by
mianuifactuinag its owni phmosphate
rocks with its own coict ]lb'it
Could we not drive out obnoxione
fertilizer combinations b~y State
competition .In less timte and It se
expense than by lawiang themi
Would we not at the same time
foster the cheif interest of the
State while we throttle the un
yighteona.cnbinaboun that art
4lif inucriasing their wealth an
~ et~ t,o eypense of the evealtl
owrof the wholo~tate?
pA g Ih the Sentineldoinal W
fa- Wer's o that they can expre
1 heir views on diffeirent nb jebas in
regird to farming. It is of inpor.
tince that we make it an. edu6.a
tiunal factor for the people at larg&
In the first place I want it die.
tinctly understood that I am nota
vldticitin and as I understand the
movement on foot is not political,
41n10 havii-g had a craz', of dema.
gogous busiiness for Ihe last twelve
or fifteii years. I aman with my
friend onl th) ecoro of watohinig
dhem, and as regards leaderbbhin, I
have iever tried to lead iur do. I
want to be led only wheo I believe
to be light and just. I want the
People to judge tor themselves on
this subject. I would be glad for
the peoplo to select the best men
and . bring them out and fill
Our olices with thorn, and then we
would lave better times. What
weJ t(r'(l dow it; mire economy in
Uolicmu in genleral.
It was not the custom of the an
oients to opend nui.1ey until they
had it. If a good dress or suit of
clothes was wanted and there was
no muoey onl hand -to pay with
they went without. If the young
men wanted to make a scholar of
themselves they studied by candle
light at home and then their minds
wt-te not s. fNil of bug'gios and
girls and foot ball as at present.
If they wantod a higher e(ucation
they wouaii dovise Ways and mHO1ns
to get it by their own industry.
To the man who is floundeming
along trying to keep his family
looking like his rich neighbor's
there is no heaven he can imagine
that would be so delightful as be
ing out of d-bt. Help him good
wt man, help him boys and let's
stop some of our extravagant ways
and all turn in and help every
body to laive a good time. If it
pusheB you to pay, remombpr ---
will pay you to >I& it
r t is the ima at the small
.nid of the horn that makes thi
music. Don't start in with twice
as many acros as you can cultivato
Any one can farm on twenty dol
land but. it tirkes brains and ad
vanced methods to farm on land
worth one hu1ndred dollars por
acro. The agricul tural schoolH
and farm institutions must revist
their corricuilumi, they must teach
~profitable farming rather that
what they call successful farming.
Prico anel marketing are of mori
importane thun iiad prIoduc
tion and1( tihe agricultural co'leges
*t farmn i. pes and~ instituitions rnu
secu re profi table farming ther
will be no more abandoned farn~s
No farim was over aband~oned tha
e Was profitable to its owner an
rnever wvill be.
W Xibhing the' larmersn sluiCCess ii
their undta~ilk ing, Y'ours etc.
e W hat about planting that extra
t cotton land in Cow paas? Thiu
crop of peas will maike about a
y, good returns peUr acre as any cro]
? when we consider tha~ real cost
>e~ and it is the only sna umr crop we
usually plant tligt actually give.
:e a good ai aing~ crop, and leave
eC the land imp~lroved and well ferti
g lized for either c'tton or smnai
nI gr'ain for .noxt year's cr .p. 1
d this ji,1an of rotating cotton witl
-. cow peas and small grain is prac
ticed with as miuch skill and deter
miinationi as tile all cotton ma
s practices in growing cotton, b
will be inid'pendent of either th
rtj(ilizer TIruist, or the State's For
tilizer Factory. It has boot
proved time anid again by numberm
e f experitnonts t hat t he roots o
p~eavim~ left in the soil pays Jo
all cost in. growing the crop, an<
r y'ou have all the cri.p of haty o
grain as your profit, that you cai
turn inlto cash or stock food with
out colling a convention ')f farmer
to halp y u got a profitr ble pri
for oither hay or p~cas.
. Advertise Your Stock.
-Several years ago I visited a far
mer friend whio had two Shiorthora
bull11 calves (both eligible to re~gis
try) which hie though t good enough
for uso on high grade cowsV for ti
prod uict ion of steeA-'. I io said h<(
e.-uld got .135 for' eachi of thein
from two of his neighbors. I per.
suaded him not to let tt~e m go a
that price and suggested that h<
advertise thenm in' an agrioultura
paper. Hie noted on the suggesticr
and tbine announced the result
"The bulls Bold for $75 each, anu
the asi. cost *3.60., There ar
hundreds of small breedera whi
coulhd dupplicate this result by ad
opting thme neesa'ry means.-Ag
rioultural Advert sitn.
Tho Kind You Have Always Il
In uso for over 30 years, I
All Counterfeits, Imitations i
Experiments that trifle with
Infants and ChUldren-Exper
What is CA
Castoria is a harmless subsi
goric,'Drops and Soothing h
contains neither Opium, M1lo
substance. Its age Is its gua
and allays Feverishness. It
Colic. It relieves Teething fl
and Flatuliciy. It assinilal
Stomach and Bowels, giving
The Children's Panacea-Th<
Bears the A
The Kind You Hai
In Use For Ov
THE NYaV.'CI., VC c i. M u
Now They Are Cooked Ior the LuVaw
bermn In Maine.
Didst ever hear-oh, ye epicure-of
the lumIbernau's baked beans, the dell.
tateosen of the backwoods, the twenty
one times a week, stick to the ribs
provender that [loats in amber juices
and that when mined in the ?'l'.
fromu ~j-i.*.. ......;.. -.tvan
-Z* UaA7U hole emit Ruch si le-ous
odor as to make mouths water all
along the border? The cook and the
cookee join drives in building up this
monument to high art in culinary. The
woods cook usually bakes a tin wash
boiler nearly full og beans, first par
boing them before -he gets thom ready
for the pot. Then he peels an onion
and slices it into the bottom of the pot.
Then he pours in half the beans; then
slices over them another onion; then
puts in the chunks of salt fat pork;
then douses in the rest of the beans.
Over all this lie pours a pint of mo
lasses and then more pork. Just
enough water is added to cover tihe
beans, and then a sheet of birch bark
is placed over the top of the pot and
'the cover p)ounded in tight. When the
water begins to steam the bark swells
and seals the pot, holding in all the
flavor. The cookee (there's all the dif
ference In the world, between the cook
and the cookee) buirds the fire in the
bean hole. When the birch wood has
heated the stones that line the hole
Iand has itself burned to redhot coals
1nmost of the coals are taken out and
the beans are put in. The beans are
placed in the hole in the afternoon.
They stay there all night. In the
] norning they are dug out. All other
baked beans are libels on the niame, for
these have the sauce of the pine and
Ithe spruco.---Lew laton Journal.
Notlee to D~ebtornsand ('readtitrr<.
All persons lhaving claims* again:st t11
est ato of F, U. PlIraon, d. cealsedl, are
Srequiredi to pre'sent the same propely
attested toi the undereigued Ifor paymntm
by the 1st damy of April. 1905. and li
l)oifROhlS inidthbtOd to R~sid o8tote nmnst nillok
pa~ymenCt IIt Olce~ :
.I E. Parsionis, Adminisi-t I ator.
Fe.2, 1905. 3t.
H EL P!
Wei must have help at on~ce to
op(em up our wonderful bodies
oif CJo pper (ro.
SI have spent every cent of
my owvn money.
in organiAing this company
an oscuring the 82 claims it
owns. 100,000 shares of
stock sold at O5c a sharo, ( mar
valueo $10), will do this dlevel,
100 Shares wvill Cost you
You can pay for it at $5 per
lfn)nth and it may be worth
$6,500 in Three Years
Mainy copper properties have
shon~ OVenh gretert' increasg-A
if you desire further and full
in for malioin, it is now
I: Up to You
THE MONTE CIlSTO QON
8ERVATIVE MINING CO.
3. W. STONElH Ni,
Mr . tStieJ) n tut is noct a brok~er or pio
moter, just u Arizona mining mn m wvith
agood proposition for -small invostors,
ought, and which has been
kas borne the sIgnatnre of
S been made under his per6
upervision since its infancy.
to one to deceive you In this.
and " Just-as-good" are bub
and endanger the heolth of
lence against Experinent.
itute for Castor Oil, Pare.
yrups. I' is Pleasant. Tb
rphine nor other Narcotlo
rantee. It destroys Worns
cures Diarrhoea and Wind
'roubles, cures 'Jonstilpation
'es the Food, regulates the
healthy and hatural sleep.
i Mother's Friend.
0 Always Bought
er 30 Years.
flAt GTHIT1. 94KW YORK GITY.
$100' RIVWARID $10i).
The realders of this pape'r will he
l)amsed to lea.rn that thelmft is at leatT one
lrvilded uIwUem- tl at. cin11ce has been
1ble to eurf in all its stages and that Is
cata1rr1. ialls Catarrh Cur is the on
ly positive Cure now known to the mled
ical fralernity. Catarrh being .., epng,
tutioal disease, n I ' Itt qrion
.11tr.1%,1 at Conwsiti o
r- .,s al ( tarrli Cur.e is
takeln internally, ating (irectly upon
the loodi and mucOs surfaces of the
aSst8em, thereby des.royint the fonlllda
ion of tle diseast, anl giving Ihe pa
lient strength hy buildingw up the con
stitut on awl assisting matitr ill doing
its work. 'hie propriewtos hav, V so
much faith in its curative powers, that
they oier Oie Hiun:rei Dolars for ii y
ainy case that it fails to cnre. Send for
list of testimonials.
Address. F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toie do, 0.
Sold by al Druggi its. 11-.111s Fa lily
Pills are thlhest.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Ts disph)tty< d by many mreni onduring
pin i f accijden)tal enits, wounds, bruisa
Burns, scalds, sore feet or stif jointa
but ther's; e o need for it. Buck Len's
A rnica Saivo witll kill I .o pain an~d cure
the tro)ulie. Iti I ho e ht salve on earti
for piles too. 05vo at Pickens~ Drug Co.
D)o Not Suippr'ess a Cough.
Wh~eU you have. a couglh do not try tc
cough :s on1i a :n tptn of some dis
etase, an thwIe dlisI4a4- is wvhalt you abould
o :re, thI th a(e e. nga 'w ill stop3 of itself
L!.e maii commm.iieti e:wtle of coughing ii
a col t A n.-d:.us a will promptly sup-)
press te caugh, stiul prepl)Iaatons con
talimnlg ch lcworm, ''pi ima etc., are used
for that pu'~rpo se, b ut they do0 not curt
the cooki. ( leecb. r'i.n Cough Remedy
ou the othm handiw dom~' not suppress thi
ongh I, hott reli eves0 ii. lV rt-moVin g fronl
thi b hi c.t uid wll g.s it jiaiCula wiull
ot staletd thet breatinwg and allaying
t iritawt i(on and1( lick un in t e thr..ot.
It Idw e nst.l iho) 'tartiolt anlti < -ec.
to d13y anli penntian ( nt'y eurios thew wold an
ivdl as5 te cough . For Salo by, Pickema
1)hug Store. Ra10 ie i Dug Store.
M\urray's Hlorehound, Mul.
lein and Tlar will cure yout
cough. Large bottle for 25C
No Coupons 1except singles) acceptet
unless subscription is paid in advance
To the person sending Ut
the -largest list of sub
scribers accompanied b)
the cash, before May 1st
1905, we will give a firsi
class D ROP~lIBA D E W
iNG MA HINB.
-ch tiLY ., u. ;
aft Peed yotur hair; noui
gve it something to livl
Then it will stop falling(
umfl will grow lonig and hi
divi- A ycr's 1Haie Vigor is the
erty,~ hair food you can buy.
er~ost1 years it has been doin
'o. what we claim it wvill d
Iwill nlot dlisappoint yot
My hair twised to nto very short.
T. uinaee A yer's hlir V tgoer we atort thun,
- to zrw, nut ow iwt I i tetrteen~ httl
u Tho ; enncu n splcwel~ vcetlt teo m a
I f. t. 1 Ct 1oradoaSprh'
Youv'e Heard About the "Ealy Bird''
Well It's Not Too Early to Buy Your
New Fall Suit.
--Our line of
are now on display, and a
handsomer lot of goods has
never been shown by any
SV -, w " ;1 th this seno, n
in F.Ii I colois, or With ovor-phddt
B3ro.wl iatq and Iown Tien to
nin1tolh your suit.
Greenville, S. C.
From Nov. 15, 1904, to Jan. i, 1905, 1 wisl. th( e
to bear in mind that at my store is the p cg iy
YOUR WINTER GOODS AND SAVE Mc NY!
Bargain Prices Are What I Mean
1000 pair mens, womens, boys, girls and childrens -ioes, all kinds, to
go at a barg .
A big lot of nwns overcoats nt.n ii'gi
A v.w gtloft, to go at a bariain.
-- 1)Ig lot of mensm panilts to go at a bil in.
A big h.t (f mens and )oys hal and calp at a bag .
A lot of driummer's am1plo bats at less than cost.
A bairgain in tuen. dres shirts and meis underwear.
A bargain in ladies uniderwear, flecue hm d and balbriggan.
EVERYTIIING TIIAT IS USEFUL
In the house or on the farm is to go at a bargain.
J. F. H ARRIS, Cash Merchant,
Pickens, 5. C.
~ 1 '
Sen m M nd Ore f~r $25
an. ilsi o by Expess
McNTYR -O PAYS TE PRSS
aC. BMI NTYl 11 o by Ees
.elaso ice ine of1Table pCuteyknae and
U I H A. IS NROIUD EN NRT w C RIN .