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Don't Torture Your Fee*
by tolerating unnecessary corns. Remove them. It only ?T
?T" takes a few days with ?fc
Dike's Corn Tiase
?jf* Now is the time to get rid of them before yon get into Hry
?4* vom heavy winter shoes, they are hauler and thicker thtln
JU youi stiminei shot s and you'll suffer from the corns you
JL allow to grow. The price is only 25c. ^
Agent for Huyler's
Dodson-Edwards Drug Co. %
fl\ Laurens, South Carolina \f/
ijj Tliis To The Farmer ?
It \*ou :nc 1 farmer, we wish to impress <?n
m^- you the many advantages as well as ilu- con- ^
^ veuieuce of a bank account.
Right now is a good time to put your busi
ness on a systematic basis.
?4? After you have once used the check plan of
paying all hills you will realize the iisk of the
?fc haphazard loose inouey-in-the-pocket method you Hfc
Hh arc now using.
^ This hank will be pleased to furnish yon ^
with a bank hook and checks when you make 'j^
'J^ your first deposit.
THE BANKS^ LAURENS
LAU RENS, S.C.
The Bank for Your Savings.
I Bi?;advance in Flour
of 30c per bbl.
We have only one more car
of cheap flour. We will make
this week only.
Majestic Best Pat Flour,
White Swan Best Pat Flour,
Flornea Half Pat Flour,
Weare expecting 1000 Bushels of Texas
Rust Proof Oats, while 1 hey last, we will
sell at 65c:, per bushel.
Don't forget to see us about your
Bagging; and Ties.
IDEAS ABOUT HAY.
Increase In Yield and How to Improve
'flip average yield of Im.v hi 11?? - *
1'nlted Stales from ISOYi |u IS7U was
1.28 tons per a- re. 'l ids yield was e\
<'ceded bill three times during the forty
yearn from 18(15 lo kmc. The aver 1
age yield fur I be third live year period,
eliding wiih 1880, was l._".i tons; tlml
of the seventh live year period wan
I.Ions, and thai for I he lasl live
years w as l. |T tons per Ui re. The
average yield for the In t period shows
tin Increase of u.lb t?'ii over linn f?ir
I be fust period and tin Increase of o.:.'i
ton over the average yield for forty
years, whic h is I.2U Ions per acre.
The average yield per nere In the I ell
lending llmotby hay producing states
for fortj years varies little from that
fur the entire L'nlled Stille??. There Is
a slight difference during the llrsl
ElOAOlS'O IIAV 11V hand.
twenty -five years, when tile yield was
above that r<>r the United Stales. The
yield during the la.-t Ii I teen years was
nearly t he same for hoi ll.
'I'lie feeding value of hay Is often
lowered when it is slacked otll in the'
open. ('onsldcrublc hay Is oflen en
lll'ely spoiled sn that it is unlit for
feeding. The amouni of spoiled ami
damaged hay depends upon tin- lime
the Stack stands ami upon the method j
of stack lug, In \ irginia a six lo eiglil
loll Stack of timothy hay. lifter it has
gone through lite sweat, or, in ihren
if four weeks, will have from '1(10 to
U(Kl piumds of damaged hay. M?sl of
this will he oil the lop tllld OIll.V a
small portion on the sides and I he
The market value of liny is frequent
ly lowered because this stained hay Is
WOl'kcd into the bales. It may happen
that the spoil >d I.ay will be ti" more '
than a couple of ha ml fills, which
amount is really lusignfliciint, inn the
inspector cannot tell how much the
hale contains, so he is forced lo grade
it one or two grades lower. This
causes ipllte a loss to those,who sell
liny. In Iowa ami surrounding slates
considerable hay is stticked in the held,
and the loss due to stacking is nol
thought to he enough to warrant the
building of a burn for hay only.
The most import a nt Illing in deter
milling the value of hay is pulatatvkj
Ity, for if it is not relished not.enoligh
will he eaten to furnish much nour
ishment to the animal. When hay Is
exposed ill the held too long ill I he
hot miii or is subject to rain its pal
lltabllity will he lessened, w limit in
turn lowers its marl.et and feeding
value. Low grade hay i-; not as pill
ntiible nor does it contain us much
nourishment as the heller grades.
In general there is little if any profit
in growing and selling low grade hay.
especially thai made from the grasses,
for tin- loss of fertilizing value or crop
producing power of the land niiioUnls
OOOU AM? DAI) STACKS,
to more than the net pfofll fitter the
cost of curing, baling, etc., Is deducted,
The price of hay land is steadily |'ls> i
Iflg in the tame hay section, and in
older to make a fair prolil on the value
of the land ii will he necessary for
the grower to practice the bast inoth?
mis of call tire, curing,' baling ami sell
hig.ji liefere there enn bo any mulcrial
CUIinge in Hie iplulity of hay sent to
the markcl it will be uei essary for
farmers to learn the grades of hay.
for it is impossible to glow choice bay
If the producer dues not knoW what
constitutes this grade,
Milch of I he heavy work In loading
liar ?all he saved by using a buy
loader. 'lake pains to stick well.
Note the different c Pet w een the stacks
in ihe Illustration.
Probably no operation on i.e.- farm
pays so well on Ihe Invesinieiit as
the extra tillage lci|lllsi!e to SOCUI'C
Ideal conditions. Clods repel the tiny
touts, mid vacancies I ?et ween carry
neither ready moisture nor food.
Sometimes, especially In dry seasons,
the difference in yield between a clod
dy soil and one open, mellow, with
available food easy to reach and mois
ture ut will. npproucheH 100 per cent.
ESTIMATING THE WHEAT.
Probabilitiee of the Outcome of a Very
Tho wheat season starts with small
er reserve* even than in the famous
year 131)7, when l>>\\ supplies <<r old
wheat, followed by u per eeui short
uge in Ihe KuropeUll < r?>n mil) h
Phi. 1100.01 in bushel Increase ill our own,
had sumo remarkable liiianeial results.
This means a sun- u in I quick market
for tlit1 new crop. Ii is Impossible as
yet to estimate (he probable forclgu
wheat harvest of IUUO; latest advices
indicate that, while tin* erop in France,
Kurland mill Itussln will be sullleleiit.
iScrmauy ami tin- Danube states have
fared badly, no (bat the total F.uropeau
crop win hardly match the itbntiduut
yield of |?M).*? mid 1000. The obvious
11:? ?;iii::i-_r of such II situation is that
F.urope must have suelt of our wheat
surplus as iln> Amerleaii marlcet ??.in
spare and must pay fair pin ts for It.
Had the winter wheat estimate of
A ill*. II continued the iiki.miii.ooo
bushel |ii*edieiloii current a few weeks
before, Instead of raising ibe cnlcula
lion in i::?_'.( 10"i.fithi, mid had the spring
wlieat promise been in any way seri
ously I mpti ir?m I th<> country would
scarcely have craped a later repetl
(Ion nf I lie Ol lea no speculation of last
May mid our export trade would huve
Inen greatly restricted, lint .T-'.OOO.OOO
extra hiishols make, a considerable dif
Ii siiii remains to see what happens
to our spring wheat crop ami to for
eign crops in ih,1 two remainlug
months. Itul as matters stand, how
ever, ihere arc several reasonable in
First, I be American farmer will bpII
mi iibumlanl wheat crop at highly
romuner.'iilve prices; second, those
prices are not likely to j;o again to
the "fmuliie llgure," which will lui|Hise
hardship t,ii roiisuiiiers; tjiinl. the
railways will have I he average amount
of wheat in transport to market;
fourth, our expoi'l of wheat ami Hour,
wliich in the past twelve mouths was
nit down n0.ll00.00ll bushels from ihe
year before ami :i).00U.tMK) from two
years ago, should !>?? Increased by
twenty-live In forty millions, thereby
hclplui* our market for international
exchange and at the same time caslug
tin- strain on Kit rope's wheat trade.
Saddle grafting is u?*ed for small
plants, lite stock being < ul to a wedge
and Ihe seious nil and set l||H)ll Ihe
wedge. In splice -.?.rnfliiiy of the sim
plest form the two parts npe cut across
diagonally ai d laid lot/ether, being tied
together Willi a siri.'ij; ami waxed. It
Is useful for oil or lender wood w ill, h
will ma admit of splitting.
|?y separat cm the roosters from the
bens alter Ihe breeding Mason their
vitality as hr.lers will be strength'
em d. If kerosene is rubbed lightly on
their feathers I hey v\ i 11 not light ami
will soon become acipuilnled wit Ii each
A horse Mini will wall; steadily Hve
miles mi Im in i' will cover ihe same
ground In a day with much less fa
llvrue.lli.'tii one thai trots half the time
W'e ih not sulliclotitly appreciate the
value and cai ability of good, fast wail,
Land bunted over almost always
comes up with an inferior growth,
such as gray birch, wild clierry and
Kofi maple. Such land offers the most
hopeful chances for cheap Improve
ment through seeding or planting
pieces ami putting Ihe other trees in a
An odor will he observed in the mill;
If silage is fed to cows a short time
liefere milking, but If given shortly
niter milking the silage smell cannot
be dele, h d.
ii will mean a loss to the farmer to
have the cow afraid of him. ll Is a
InSH every lillle she is I'l'lglltCIICll, To
run a cow lo pasture is like throwing
money tiway, A cow- in any way wor
ried will llol do her best. The cow
thai is made a pet of will make money
f,.i Its i.wm-r. The milk of a fright
ened or abused cow is poisonous.
Pay fill occasional friendly visit to
the little trees set this spl'ltlg. RUll off
unnecessary sprouts and make sure
thai no label wires have been left on
t in- t roes to choke bhem.
Nearly every farmer lias more or less
tillaife laud thai is too sour for best
? !?, p prod 11 lion. He would try the ef
fort id lime on an ll< re or t WO If he
knew that the specially prepared form
of lime 'an ho spread easily on land
without any dlsngl'eenblO effects on the
user or any troublesoiuo preparation
of tho material.
A .1 horse ami wagon, neat clothes.
clean packages ami polite manners nat
urally go With a choice retail trade III
Millions of Onions.
Fourteen million bushels of onions
were raised In (lie United states last
yeor, and so "real was (he demand that
I,.ino.ooo bushels more were Imported
from Spain. Fgypt, Ih-rinmla and
the xolllll sea islands. The value lit
America's crop was $10,000.000, and
tin- department of agriculture believes
thill of MKW should he worth twice us
much, ii has just issued a bulletin on
the subject as a mntle reminder to
tin- average farmer and (ruck grower
that I hoy an- overlooking tho onion
(is If any 0)10 could do sm-h a tiling.
For many centuries this vegetable
tori red only in the volley** and low
iimis. hut Improved agricultural meth
ods have made it possible 10 ruhe It
with profit on the hilltOptl, The Her
mmia variety is bel?g grown with
tremendous success in all Of the south
eru states, especially along the i_'uif
roast. Fach succeeding year brings
new ideas as to marketing, nnd the
danger of having tin- unit rot in
transit In fast becoming u tbiug of
Pianos, Pianos, Pianos.
Here is a help for all workers in The Adverti
sers Popularity Tontest. For the names of
three prospective buyers this fall for Pianos, I will
tfive 200, votes for every sale of a piano to any of
the persons whose names have been sent to me,
I will tfive 5oo votes. Should all the pros
pective buyers, sent to me purchase a piano, I
Will give 3000 votes.
This means inticli for every worker or their friends. My
Pianos are equal (it* not supeiior) to any pianos offered to the
buyer and I sell f01 much less juices and on terms to suit
l-Vee music lessons for 6 months to every purchaser <?f a
piano. Tcachei of youi own selection, Music Teachers are
lequested to give me their address, it is to their advantage.
L. A. McCord
Laurent, S. C.
LAND AND WATER!
Si?- me about sell inj? (hat properly of yonrs or about
buying before you buy. Del ins. plan it nevei failes when
1 < :i u get a buyer.
1 have .i lot of i hoiee property in Clinton for sale, write
or phone me and see il I can interest you.
. o. Jeans
CLINTON, S. C.
BELL PHONE, NO. 7.5
Buy a Farm Now! \
Sin the fall of the yea, is the time the to buy a nice
farm, sou will soon have to plan for next seats work, so
*C come let us show what we have listed.
\ We have recently had some exceptional nice farms
J^i listed loi s.ilc ranging from 2 i In son acre*?. Piices from
*P $15.00011 up. We have fat ms all over the county well
^ located as to Neighborhood, Chinches and Schools and
|V we can please from our list.
I Laurens Trust Co. ?
. A. Power, Mgr, Real Estate Department.
Now Is The I ime
Sullivan's Store The Place
Just arrived a car of fine heavy Rod Rhst Proof Oats
lot fall sow ing.
Crimson Clou-. Seed, Seed Rye and Bailey now in sic k.
We have a lull lincof t'loili which we bought to sell,
Ibices are right, del a sack of that fresh water
ground Corn Meal made from besl Tennessee White Com
free from IV llagra (iei ms,
J. H. Sullivan
Headquarters for Bagging and l ies
I.aureus, S. fl,