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THE ALDRICH SYSTEM.
Originator Shows -Advantages of Corn
and Cotton Planted Together.
Written Fer-Elge'fie'ld I bionicle.
I have rend wit inuch inher<+t
the colil lmicati'n in) lihe Oh ionich,
of the 9th of Feblcruary from Ehn.
Wood, sigIicdl "0, and while the
writer is evidently aii intellhgetst and
obseivant persoin, he plainly show,
that he has faijed to gnrtIsp the best
features of "the Aldrich system" o
planting nod cultivating corn and
cotton toguther as one crop, grow)
on the salm land tho same season
The preat merit, of the systemt is that
by it a farmer just doubles his con,
yield without dimintishiing his c(t ton
yield. By it ho miakos m're ' corn
everv ylear than he can consuu ;
henco am ust sell corn at. his ieartid
imiarlket, or else produce stock to cou.
sume Ib at i'urplus4. This stick Il
niubt sell at his iear(.st or bst, maork
et, Which would lessenii to that. i'xteit
the impoi tat ion of graiin, bacon oi
beef from the West. And if overy
farmer in the State Would 3mplo
this system, the result would be thai
in l(ss than throo year's timeu not v
bushel of corn nior a pound of nical
would be sold in South (IoliIai ex
cept of the home mado it tICes.
Think what a wvve of prosperit.
would sweep over the State when
euci a condition obtaini!
Tiho farinor who iow produ1ces ten
hales of cotton ind ono hun]idr1ed
bushels of coln to the plow by plant.
ing corin in o1e field an I cot ton in
another, would by the Aldrich sva
teim produacO tOn bales of cot.ton an(i
two hundred to three hundred bush
cia of corn to the plow, with les
labor of man and mule thant by ti
system uow in vogue - what I cal
the old played out plain. And h
likewi*;e wou!6 I'roduco cheaper cot
tonl, sinlce he Would mlaebi'ahm
with thb f . "UU"O
n- .. ~aa ... wing that wvould La
neccessary to cultivate his Corl); ant
it wol also 0)3 taklo 1ess pleihnig I
ak~e the corn. Any3 pracotical farme
can eo this att on1ce. 'The farmu
who cani and dloes iniakoe a livinig [b
the cld system, will in a few year
Let rich by the no0w stystemi, if b
keeps what he cleats or reinivests
This is 11s demionstr'able as alr
problem in maathemtatics. I wish yon
correspondent ''0," cf Elmnwood, ha
* carefully weighed the corn, fodde
peas anid seed cot ton he made on tLI
landl planted on) the Alrich systor
-that wve might be able to compare i
not profit with thiat umadu in ithil
cotton or corn on the samie art a
landle on1 either sid1 of it by3 the o
plan. He soa that his land w
muke thirty bushels of corn or' a ba
of cotton per' acre, it' plantecd in ith<
crop sepairately. I claimi that ani
of tny lad which will mnako nue
yiehis, will produice tiirty buisheis (
corn and1( sevenJ lhunfdred and fift
pounids of seed cotton por acreo, b
my 5sstm. CJonsequnaitly, I wou
have that much corn and e1 eed cuttoi
to show ptr acre agamnat thirty bush
els of corn or one0 bale of co-tton pre~
duced by3 the ol .1 methllod I woLuh
have as fodder and1( nearly as Inec
pen8 (0o). Myl3 (otton wVouldl be mailh
by the sam>~ p lowing thait 1u)d(e thn
coir;; hence, wonid be chieaparz cat totr
per pouud. Now let "0' figure oulI
the net. profit on a bale of cottoni per
acre, and set againist thirty bushile
of corn and sevent hiundred andl fifty
pounds of seed cotton, andl comnpare'
balance sheels. "0" says, "I do not
tinik Mr'. Aldrich claims that you
canh p):Oduce ias much corn anid cot ton
as if every row wiero planted in either
crop." he. 'l be yield of cotton
would be only one-half, but the corn
would be a full yield. WVhy not?
You would plant ju t the s'mo hnum
ber of hills per acre by lesson ing the
intervals one-half on the seed bed,
consequently as rnany eal's per acr'e
would be gathered as though every
-row were occupied. It may be true,
as "0" say3 , that my System is bette01
adaj ted to 50ome( 5o thani to ijhior's
but I have seen no farming lands in
Barnwell, Aiken, Orangeburg, L x
ington, Saluda or Edgefield countih a
whioh will not vindiento the Sound.
ness of my propositioni, if given an
opportunity to do so.
Urge yodir people to try tis sys.
tem, Mr. Editor; and any farmer whc
will planst his erop two rows of corn
an~d tw6 row of cotton alttornately,
ndI ut. all of his cOm1post and fer ii
t uu o ouigaeu
Farmers for the
be of Benefit to our Readers Will be
this Page. Artioles are to be
f Farming or Farm Litfe.
hination of ph *photic acid ('icid
pho.'PIate), potsh (kainit) and cotton
seed meatl or dried Idood, w ill got
hetter retirns from his labor then he
v.ir got before. Alfrod Aldrich.
Barnwell, S. (3.
Examples are Contagious.
A banking inistitution inl a proni
neit factory town of the 8outh colt
eived the very comene'daie planl of
iflt rjig certaili financial inducemente
to jcighbori. g cotton growers to en
ier a coipetilive contest in the grow
illg ofl dc t i ll a single acere of
grountd, It; pinig t-, ilustitrate in a
vractical "t th li dvanti ago to the
fi III- r inl re-st r.(. el I his nereageO an1d
pruclicing in h niive w ito ds of cultli
vat.ion. A11611though tlo seas-oun 1101).
peniedl to Ie' hv c'lly linf Vorl-0 le, the
fullritcell fairintrs, who(.1101 e I i k i
best, with1 It iligle Mer1 , pnl l'A l'e.I P
total of 39,042 pournill, or at litt.l.
more than sevi-idy cighit. batles-oni
foiu iar, s of Ian;.d. Ex Liml )1( A Il
this cll'acter areIC becolfli mig exceel
ingt~ly nu11lmr inl the .St b0. 81ut
c(ssIful examples 1a iways c oltai
The Sothelrn1ii iIlantion is rapidly
disaippearinig. In ten years its arell
Is beenl taiiled nearly one-qartr
in the States traversed by the Souith
eri' I hiilway lines, and the geieral
I l,)Oo farm of restrict(d area ail
mulI tiplied prodadCtiVleeR is I akiig
its placo. In the season (,f 1904 the
Sut hiern far sirpassed the expec
tatioa of eyery well informed author
ity iii the siz' of its coltLon crop, Sur
passiing all pwevioutl rceords and al
laying the apprehension that the
world'H needs iro outstripling the
South's capacity to produco raw c&
ton. The grouid for such appre
hension will continue to lIssen to the
exteit that thu Southern farm con
- &4IC the correct
IcI oimic Iue ni.Htotel.
* * * *
Speaking of the effc~~etiess of ex
amphllo-- anid of course the new agi
cult ural development of the South ai
bers of potent exampjles -Alr. John)
CJalhoiun, oif South Carolhna, in the
course of a series of suggest ive and
Shighly vailuable articles pint~IIs out
our National shor'tcoming in this re
v spe ct, in this vigoirous fashijor:
r "Manyl~ at mlan roads (if the 1.at1II
o ef Liao Yang, but giveB no thoughl
to the people who cani prouce 10 cor
1so high and so dense Lhat the armiiu
aIre hind~ered inl their anovetnenti
there through. Thu farmiers halv<
much to learni fronm the "'rift'raff"
other countrties. If the Chinesoe hat
dfarmied as wo farm t hey would hmave
starved years$ aige. A C'hi Il. mant cari
take un0 aerIo of land1 aned miake it i
in) fiv VIy3ears that it, wilIl prodl1uimrl
thlan we' cani on3 ten. Hie tatl.es nocthl
ingoe from thu land1( that shuld gi
"Wj e hnvtl in South Cuaroliiim. Clos<
to 20 ilions~ of acres of land3( capa~
1~l of rodcie an rp that caur
be grown in the tecmper e zine. Ii
ev'ery ac re was putl to its utmaos't wt
could mae~ 5,000,000) bale1S of1 cott
whee0nw wet do( I ot. makel~ 1,00(),000;
now wve do nolt riseO 300,000; to Oee:S
cow we conlid carrT two hi-gs, twi
sho. ep and2( donl1CbtiC fowls inn unner
able. To eveIriolhlir that we now
get we shiould have twentyv. If we
proiduced1 the cottoni wVO wVOll have
the cotton factories: if we) hatd the
cows, thle boARs and I le ihelep, we
wyould sOOn) haive the abat Io01rs, the
wool mills anad t he shoe falctolies4.
(Get th1e( one, I ho olther witl comoi
Instead of having white anud -ed fields
bare to the sun, watshed au.l gullied
by every rain1, wo wVould then have
themn rich anid btlack, clothled with
greenf and( absorben't~ <,I suni.iahmO and
rain), To have these I hings wYe must
chavigo our farming. Instead of
lighting naturoi we must f)' low her.
WVe must awake to the dignity that
attachos to the stutdent of the soil."
Now isI the tIme 15 lake a sprlng tonie. ny)
farE theo best thing to tauke is Murray's Is (In
Mixture. .t maukes pure blood and gets
rid of that tired feeling.. At all druggists,
50c a Bottle.
. Tn M .tRA OR.n ,.
Tho Warehouse Committoo of
8. 0. Divisi 'n <f tho Soitheri Cot.
t)n Asociaidon, cnisisting of the
followinig gentle'miei: ,
F). WV. Roberts m, Columbial S.r.
W. E, Buhrnett, Spat t:n burg, S. C;
T. It. StaCkhouse, Dillon, 8. 0;
Lroy Spring-, Iancaistor, S. 0;
11. H. Harri, Ponid oton, S. C; L.
W. Youiuani, FIairrax; met in the
oflico of tho A9s-ociation to dity, and
a-iopted the following rosolut ios:
Reolveo is": 'Ilith this coni 11it.
(ee rece )mi wl to ovor'y commu
nity in S..uth (caolina, Whero th
iocespity fior wareihouses t xi.4s. to
buill th.es6 1u11s. throngh t (heir
efforts, or by outside assistaice if
proferred or if possible to obtain, at
a cosL of ,800 to 1200 with a storagt'
capacity respectively of' from 500
to 1000 bales of cotton.
Resol ve-( 2nd : That we urgo
upon the am l'ims the importance
of storig the r cottoni promptly
upon bing ginned 11.i tie stidaird
wvairehouses ulire 111thy cani get.
iiegotiable wm'Ohuse rec ipts,
thus saving it from . inl l i
aId daminage, and )utLting it ill nego
tiablo sh:0pe so that they will not
be forced to mnrket it except at
their own] pleasure; as it has beent
dilmon1'trated by the action of the
New Or!eanis coitvotion that
reuis sima hl-' pui5esi call he obtainled
i; r.; ( iv e the sio of th ie p
by tle judi 'us marketilg and
th1is can only bo accomphshe i by
ao 'Alf- c.tvo wavrllollso systemlu.
Resolvrl 3rnd : That any infoi.
mution :na to construction or ot.
side) assistanico can be obtiiie( 1)y
Co01in1.uni jcatitng w ithi tho Co!l umtjia
ofio' of the Southern Cotton Asso
ciat ion That a copy of these re
oit .lions be filed ill this oicffo, an(d
that a copy be0 given to th.> preis
with the request that 1ll the Coun
ty p:tpCrs publish them).
STA'! E *- OF S-OU*.il CAROjLINAp(
Coutty of Pickens.
(out of (o.nm1on1 PlO ..
Summoni for elief. Couip'aint served.
Eh vit JanFie!d, Plaintiff,
Suisan Adalaido Farmne, Doma F. Jones,
Leila Farmtor, Etrio Farmiior, llorace
F armer, Nanntio Farme. r3
atal 1.. Frank 'Frmer andl Nancy C.
.Browno. William Wes' Itv!ld nrown,
idtli Henidlricks an.t Ada Craig an d
.Jheif H). Brotwnag 11.,Wli Fran Farmer,
W. T.Rowenand Damf.~c Ari.i
asrxctrao the lasit 2it' wiltiand testa
i it t .w F'ied Magil iti, .ii ii
nl~tie Fil, iarah Fieldv (01 Rober Fihi,
;im.'tam e, b Mal'da Harl~is,~ Louithesiai
Cr, i'oI D hii W .'liaing ,A H i.t''teIeve
To he'I ,C IiXendats ovo named:hichNI
Cod to iui r t e o phit'f~euiit in this4
upn oru1, nitl'erv a copy of our
answe i'to th:e sid~ omint o three isuh.
"crier autitii oiichle'it Pf Iae s d
fC. , wnin'ie twe httie nt' ate te seiric
11i1 ;t an i yo hil to answer0l thio
lin wip tu3'in theC iine 01.forira d,3 ti
91P(.,inlifl'. ine thi pein i ll apt plyit toi the
wilii C u fo the rlief oi.IoI deanda~l i h
)~e'c (eiAty . . e, h s.di
Mor gain, Mi e Ildin &' Malntlin,
P iti ls A thorn'ys.
aTet tWillimi Weign fUrw aln toIH.
1)H.11 irntim tois fathm w'ithl~ whomil: he
eides.cu t thri Fm-mi~'ge llo. am
M1ic. 21a , Farm- r, et. e'
Take n Notice.idrsyupou
-n wjlllith wethdas frio thill
vileof thei umons and compihyiit il-r
sneh serv.ie te tikn tie nitorey
wdl apply totelyr to( have'Suc'
M Ba , a'di'. Mobln,
Doar~ t~. lP KinYtis Aiorny B . g
Bieldtu, Jh .Basna y
.~~' H.Hi'gm a . MataArod
The Kind You Have Always 3
In use for over 30 years, I
.........- and ht
All Counterfeits, Imit-ations c
Experimicits that trifle with
Enfants and Childron-Exper
1W1hat is Ca
Castoria is ai havimless subsi
goric, Drops aInd Soothing "
contains neither Opium Mo
substance. Its ago is its gun
81ndf allays Feverisnmess. It
Colic. It relieves Tectlihig q
aid Fiatuloney. It assimila
Stomaca tnd Bowels, giving
The Children's Panacca-Th<
The Kind You Hai
In Use For 0%
The realers (f this paper will be
pleaksed to leia n Olat, there( is at least one
dreaded disca e t it. -cience has bei n
able to Curo in all i s stales and that is
cata IrrI. Halls C tarrh1-11 Cue is tle o -
ly positive eurie 11w knowi o th Ie ImI,
ical frateriity. Catarrh btnt g a consti
tutioial tiscte, rte<filires a n at litultion
al treatmont.. 11all1 (nta'-rh1 Cure is
taken inttrnaly, acting directIy uponl
10 blood ai inc I ICs118 surfaces of tlie
sistem, thereb1-hy dlestroyism the founda
tion of the dise-as;e. and igiving the im
tieit, streigti by Iiling up he co
stitut onil a assist ingnture inl doing
itsi work. 'TIe proprietors have so
much fith inM its curative POwerS, that,
they oier On iltund red Dollar for my
any case that it fails to cure. Senri for
list- of te:-tiio)ins.
Address, F. J . Cheney & Co
Sehl x ;~ierui~ To. - lo,-' O 0
GM b niiirudid. ialls L'anmly
Pills are thlbost.
Famous Fruit Lands
Of the eas Texas cotutry, hiomne
of the ElbrtuL tpeach. the at.auw
er fruits au-l ve'glables. lig
money ini grw inig ft.r the tnoth
On Ftebruary 7th and 21s4 ttn
Miarch 7th and( 2 1st, routndl trip
home seeer icets fr mi St
at. rate of oa n fir pltus ,2 nat ex.
One av colo:aist. Iichels at. hmlf
Ali l2 1ist
a ip'ae fo' olt o n111 Teas roi
tarih ( ::I n.~i. l ii imea Wtblie hri~
Cotton Sav lio ll lo uti AtintlIQ
tIe tdit'yed It' y le a ye ond ering
roainls to x acieaL <nts, wond b)rt i.
For!lS InetidH fat oru Chidre n .
1 TheKi'd You H.ad forwiy. Ughtn'
Ainatr ofwwlkl hepi iter
The tbl.t' he b s saenn th
tores too. 'gest lickenf DrubC
sor infns andomphidn.
tle Kind, befoHae ay s lgt
1T0o the wirso giendigrs
class D ROP-I-IEA D E W
ING MA IlNE.
N OT the temporary imprToC
mercury, opidates, alIcohl
tary relief from sharp pair
searching cleansing of the blo
every vestige of the disease, Rfnc
We know that it should 4
the most scientific manncr, ,
cannot harm, but build up Ih~
it does cure because hundre~ ~
that it has
CUISED AFTER A%
M'ree tempe bottle from BiOBBITt~
YOUR 1iRUGGIST 8~
f You Adfvertise In Th
ought, and which has been
ias borne the signature of
os been made under his per
upervision since Its Infancy.
io one to deceive you in this.
nld " Just-as-goodIl" are but
and endanger the health of
lence against Experiment.
itute for Castor Oil, Pare.
lyrups. It is Pleasant. I6
rphine nor other Narcotio
rantee. It destroys Worms
cures Diarrheea and Wind
'roubles, cures "0onstipation
tes the Food, regulates the
healthy and natural sleep.
re Always Bought
er 30 Years.
tnAv waI(F~.w, mIew vonK CITY.
A Milder Ciinite
In .Akansa, Louislia and
TxtsAtock ranges ton to twtlve
moiths inl tei year, two nud three
crops gtow in asnn. Now is
the tim o o leek up a location
whil 1 t he 1111( is chea p.
O) Febru1r h :1 . 21st and
March ii7h aw]l 210. the Cott'in
B ILt Roulh, Will ! 1! r',n111 (rip
home-seekers' I i 'ck s trIfom St.
Louis, Thbews-. C41iro anld 3Imphis
to pointuls in ti Iabovet nwalrl StIats
at a razQte of. .15 ore Ion far plus1
$2, vyhegi it mat - !-4 lisi'
Oil N, ay voLOim '.s t I icket S h-jlm
nry 21st Mlarch 21 atL 1alf far-e
W r'ite f. r miii' , tim tu b1le sid 1( ask
(X. tI on Belt 1Route, Atlata.
1) ii o suppre.ss a (ough.
WX ent you han ai couc do t not try to
e .e, I ia n limi t*, ugs w'ill :<op of itself.
T1he ui:w -I c. inna'i iauise ot' conghuiug is
a col i tnoi.n a willi priomputly sup-.
prt(s~ tie- cs'i-, nod prjepairtions conl
I hie cilhl. (Chiith. riius ( Iotught Remedy
O o t1i~t ther h ti ' doest suppreVCss the
I i th i thr d l it- I th-- mlucus. which
i ,tu neled thei br. t b b.g. an.1 i llaying
1 i e ;ri i'n *:. l':ioid1)-g inLte ro
O al.-: So e veryslose ciont f
u:lly anipO e<n yfeltecoda
Ih Su--. tff lie Dru Cl S .
We' must,) hav) har of~t
1 ( ! ae v~ Copptryoru
I hav upn' ey ceni. t of~w
~in ' (r":'I)1U io t )titS h~n any
andit~i ticuitrater uclastit
I n Oi , ( Will do I t~t~ his devel
ii . pm e it o kia it
EoRVATIrEs wilICos Cou
i\ * .0y fo1 it- S at $5Iiom'0 pr
monith and OpSit m ray beorh
Bs how Aen graKrin crHae asesopJ
!nftuor tin iti w
Up to Yo
You've Heard About The. "Early Bird"?ll
Well It's Not Too El3arly to Buy Your
New Paml1 Suit.
--Our line of
S4ITS, 0 NVER COATS
are now on display, and a
handsomer lot of goods has
lnV(r heen shown by any
a .- -1i. a'oa r, or whh. eve.la id~
Brown i HIaits ad l ov~ TIie. to
mfltehI yoi'r Snit.
ith & Bristow,
Greenville, S. C.
From Nov.. 15, 1904, to Jan. i, 1905, I wish ti .e tr..2e
to bear im mind that at my store is the place o uy
YOUR WINTER GOODS AND SAVE MONY!
Bargain Prices Are What I Mean .
1000 pair mens, woIe1s, boym, girls and chIlhheu(s (i 51shos, al1 kinds, to
go at a barg .m.l
A 1-ig lot of muei L overCoaIts at a bargail.
A few imets and boys suits left, to go It a bagain.
A lug lot of mens pants t'o go at a baigain.
A big lI1t 1f i"(43 n O'd-ho: "imIs iand (ial)s at a barg;in. X
A lot of drumim r's sample bat ait le1.Ns haana cost.
'i A ba:rgaim ma aiens dre:-- a4ii sh i amd mai uiaalerwVar.
A bargain in ladies uider)vta a, iicece hm d and it ba iggami.
EVER YT11NG ThAT IS USEFUL
In the house or on the farm is to go at a bargain.
J.- F. HARRIS, Cash Merchant,
Is the most interesting topic these days, and to get best results
all planters should use
Is cheap, and if any plan will adluanice the price for that now in
the hands of the farmers, it wvill be to hol tenaciously, sit steady
in the boat until the requirements of the consumer becomes
R EDUCE ACR EAG E .--wag
In order for you to miake money at praesent prViCes, it l~ is essay to
produce more cotton per acre by inbcreased Luse af I'ertilizs r ncaavre.- Ijjo
500 pounds where you have used 300) befoae; wtrk and feecd Iwo mai w~9~ here
you have used thlree before, andI( rednele (othaer labor*a an lprori n, t herebiy
incereasin1g paroduction and dcreasing (xprnses.
A Word to Fertilizer Buyers.
We aeselling hlomel-manoa fertilizers aaola- lay the Ande~lrsf nl Phlosp)'t.3
&~ Oil Co.-goods that are fast b~ecomiing famouwia.. 5 Teimoialsah fromz Ha'maa
>f the largest and most sI'UCessul cotton grow a iaa thi.s Stat( an "hee'
FOLGER 4 THOR'NLEY, Agents,
I.i our big Tunnel. Mining Experts say it will growv
richer and better. Many large Gold Veins are just
ahead and~ will b~e cut in rapid succession
The camp of u ick Fortunes. We own I oo acres,
with rich Gold Strikes all airound. Goild veins Dis
covered. Join now and
H E L.P U S D IG!
Ever y share of Golden Sun Stock Gives ownership
in the Gold field 1 oo acres and Colorado 20o---total
300 acres. Dividends declared on both would be
N15 Huys looo) Shares
$45 b~uys 3,300 shares. $90 buys 6,6oo shares. Full
BUY BEFORE THE PRICE ADVANCES.
3RDER AT ONCE
the Cheapest and Best, with ore in the mines anid
cash in the treasury. If over-subscribedl your money
wvill be returned.
II ighest Cornm'ercial and Bank References.
MAKE ALL REMITTANCES AYABLE TO.
rhe Golden Sun Mining and Milling & Co.
041 KIT T1I)QE LUIDUINQ 'DE.3 COLORADO