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* e~y Mta Daity Harris.) *
* S e S e S e e e o e e
h'le following nuticle on winter egg
pro4duction by Alfred I. I iCe niay be
(.f some help to those interested in
int i.try, Anlyo(ne desiring hutlletin of
the following will please write tue for
them -'oultry louse Construct ion.
Stalidar'd \'arieties of Chickens, Mite
alndI t.ise' on ('Iiehic ns, ilints to l'oul
try lt::isers, important, l'ouliry I)is
(es . a11d Natural and .\rtificial lucu
but ion of I lens' l:ggs. Any hey or
girl who is interested in .oining a
pounltry clubh and I hime no; yt :.
m ill please write itte.
''Tl'e' production of ecgg:;. in winter
froni pulle4ts. and( to soltne e'xtent fromg
he(ns:, uni hr greatly st iulat ed by
7'onid neihd tls of1 feeding. housing. antil
landlin. Very few eggs are seeured
(.11 tihe veage generotal fat'in (Ilurinlg
the fall and e'a'ly winter, when eggs
I ring the highest prices. Poultry imen,
however,. by hetler mtanagemen t se
Pt re a fair egg production during
tIlw-se seasons. The object of this pa
I'r is to pont out. imtethois of manage
!runt which will help to increase win
14 egg p'odutctiotn.
"To receive good results from n
' ek of poultry during the winter all
cuses and coops should he in god
.(ndition. only healthy fowls placed
in these buildings, and good care giv
en to the poultry. These houses should
1w thoroughly cleaned, disinfected, and
majude tight for winter. If the house
has a dri floor it is well to remove
'1be top or 4 inches of dirt and rc
JN;ace this with dry gravel or sand. If
I has a cemtent or wooden floor, re
utn.ve all litter and dirt and put in -1
0 - inches of fresh straw or litter. lie
s)) tha' the house is tight on three
Jdes and that Ithere is no chance foi
a draft to strike the hens. If hens
ve).st or are placed in draft during
the fall and winter, colds are sure to
deIvelop, which may result In roul an
d.i;tr troubles. Front one-third to
cime-half of the south sdie, or front. of
the poultry house may he made of cur
tans and windows, but should be under
of ntrot, so that the openings may be
. sed gradually as the weather be
c"r(mes cold. lave muslin eurtains in
11.c front of the house or leave a win
?w partly opent, even on the coldest
Jngrhts, to allow sooe ventilation in
tihc house. Fowls will stand consid
*'rable cold air provided it is dry, and
Suntilhition will keep the air Ihorough
: dty in Ite house.
'Feed the grain in a. deep litter on
the floor and make the hens exercise
for all of their grain. The mash may
be fed either wet or dry, and should
be -o regulated that the fowls will
get about eilual parts of tiash and of
ihe .'eratchl grains, It is necessary
o give i1he fowls plenty to eat to get
good results, but. thi hirds should al
ways he eager for each feed. In Cold
..ather feed al.out one-third of the
Specs were for
grandma was yt
spCcs nlow but
use them in ti
Rtayo Lamps e:
easily as a gas j
ing off either
the shade. Of
they give b
light that saves
Ask for them by
dealer does not
to our nearest s
tees best resul
stoves and heat
-t'r -~. 3AL~
scratch gratns in the mousing and
two-thirds at night, in which way the
hens are forced to exorcise more than
if given all the grain they desired at
the morning feed. Scratch grains,
mash or ground grains, animal pro
tein, green feed, grit, and shell should
be supplied in the winter. Good
scratch mixtures may be made of
equal parts, by. weight, of cracked
(orn. wheat. and oats, or of two parts
of crcked cornil and one part each of
v heat. and on-ts. If wheat s relative
iy very high in price it uiar Ia left
out of this'latter miixtui e. It addiiition
: tash made of three ,N ':l'M corn meal
aruni one part each of wheat bran,
wV he.l i midlinigs, and beef strap
sIeld he fed. preen t, -d, suc1h a
tnbbIage, '''ane'! -wur.cl heels, eiat al
lfa. ori ; ':nted oats shoii l be fed
tring tIe n inter to replace the ;reen
sd ivhi h the 1(o wls have bcr recur
in the lields: and beef scrap. skim
luiilk, cut green bone, otr somle smilar"
feed is ieeded to replace the higs
wIiclh the towls have been secu ring
onl the range.
"kimii milk or buttermilk will large
ty take the place of beef scrap, if a
constant supply can be kept before
the fowls, but if the supply of milk is
Iiinited some beef !,rap slion1.1 also
"People raising poult ry as a side is
sue in towns and viiats can titili'e
Waste prod c Is from their table and
kitchen to very good advantage, pro
ducinA.: fresh eggs and. poultry for
their own use as well as some surplus
for market. As these scraps contain
some waste meat, the proportion of
beef scrap in tle mash can be reduced
accordingly. These table scraps can
te miixed with the ground grain and
fed as a moist mash.
"Clean the dropping boards at least
once a wee'k, and spray the roosts
once a mtonth durng the Winter with
kerosene or some commiiiercial pre
ltaration for killing mites. Hlave a good
supply of sand or dry dirt on hand to
use on the dropping board during the
If any of the birds develop colds.
put as imuch potassitn permanganate
as will remain on the surface of a
dime into a gallon of water and keep
this material in their drinking water
for several days, or until the symp
toms of the colds have disappeared.
Remove any sick hirds from the flock
is soon as noted and treat them In
'oops by themselves or kill and bury
them if they are not worth treating."
AN .AMEJRIC.N EXECUTED.
Oure of Pershing's Soldiers Shot for
W1'asbington. Nov. 17.--An American
.oldier of (;en. Pershing's forces, found
guilty by court-mta rshal of t.he rape
indl murder of a lFrench womn, has
been executed by a firing sqiuad.
All details of this, the first death
enalty imposed since the troops land
'd in .1ihurope. are being withheld by
the war department.
old folks when
>ung. She wears
often forgets to
ie mellow suni
mn be lighted as
et, without tak
the chimney or
rtistic in design
name. If' your
have them write
-ity Oil guaran
ts from lamp~s,
IMORB , C
THIS TIME OF YEAR
One Man Says For Three Months
He Was Confined to Room With
Awful Pains in Back and
VERY STRONG IRON DNSES
"I .-ilfft'ret i rotin tb illatism for
."o J aIlr..; til t ' f hree t ii onths was
-o hld li I Was con illetil to miy 1oon1.
l't 41111 wi ts fearfil slud I tried e'very
L':iI; I andt mh ft ientds couid get but
it lookal blot I was dlone Withi business
to he bailaincet of imy life. It grip
In lns' worset ill the sinall part ol' my
ttk anti in 1ay lett y let , and at tuy age
o f t: tinik.-s ttiln't believe anything
t nld (o me 1 m11 lich good but I bought
a lottle of Acid 11(on . \lineral and the
tialgt' that tagl' 0vtr me Mu was wol
l irful." drtiared A. It. Williamis, of
P'eter sburg, \'a.
"Blefore I had finishedl the first bot.
tie I was get.ing better and the iron
seemied to drive (he l1,0in right out of
me. The second bottleI of A-I-.\l help
ed me still more and now, since tak
ing three bottles I aml as well as I
\ver Was anitd have been complet.ely re
I iev ed. The rheumatism is entirely
gonae and I gladly recommtend Acid
Iron .\Mineral to everybody," continu
ed .\!r. Williams, Who like hundreds of
ot113r people in this section, find damp
weather and uric acid in tie blood a
hard enemy to light once it has taken
hold o' the system.
Acid Iron .\lincral (nat ural iron) is
plain, everyday medicinal iron, highly
concentrated. It Is sold by most drug
gists in either six or t.welve ounce hot
IIt:.; under the trade mark of the leer
ro:ine ('hem ical Corp. which ganuarall
te"s its strength and quality
It has a Ien(eney to assist. the appe'
Iite, digestion and kidneys too. Whole
'ramilies use it this time of year with
I'tcellent results to the blood. A few
(!rops in a glass of water makes a
d.oe. Directions with each bottle.
* II1lDiS OLDFIELD NEWS.
Riddles Old Field, Nov. 19.--1. .l.
Itiddle and farnily and Mrs. J. 13.
Rihodes enjoyed a very pleasant day
with relatives in Cross Anchor Sun
'J. M. Wood and family were the
uests Sunday of W. C. .Wilkie nea"
W. A. Cannedy is at home from the
cantonment in Spartanburg.
Alisses 'ieatha Cooper and 1lmma
.lae liurdelte of Lanford, were the
welcome guests at the home of .1. 1).
William-s Saturday night.
Mrs. S. iL. Riddle who recently un
derwent an operation for tonsilitis,
is improving nicely.
\lr. E. ft. Garrett went. to Columbia
l'"riday, to accompany Mrs. Garrett
home, after undergoing a serious op
eration. Mrs. Garrett was unable to
return home, halving to stop over in
iaurens with her sister, .\Mrs. .1. 0.
lttle .J(essie anid Irwis ilughes are
('xpected t) go to the Connie Maxwell
.\tess. N. ID)., II. C'., If. I0. and J. D).
Ga rr'tt Ialso P. Ii. and Guy Owienis
m11oored t)oa l'auens1 Sa tur day af'te r
A. Wt. Ithod'es and billie0 Garnei' were
ill WoodruffT recently..
lE. II. (Garret~t has tinrni s) that weigh
('. D). (;reenl trladedt nmules lnst week.
.1. 8. Todd and fani Ily ate dinnet'
with .1. A. Cannady -Iunday'.
itlantchI -itodes visite cI llanuch Todd
8a lturday nightI.
ter'. AM. 0. Owens of Aiken, was a
vlsitor41 in these parts Thurusday'.
I'. I!. Owens will leave in a few (lays'
t) lake uip hIs carpenter wor'k in
Mliss Lillie 'lidlI Gartett, we are
totry t) state, is oin thle sick list.
A. W. lEthodes, Or'idell and Charlie,
also .\liss Luchia andl Alvin Owens
were in Fountatin Inn Saturday, hav
ing some dental work done.
Alrs. llarris Rtiddle an~d .family were
vilsitor's of II. A. Iloleomnbe recently.
.\isses Irenle Owens and Ida D). Gar
retl viisted lAdle Jiioward( Sat urtday
Our school is imp~roving nicely un
der the careful management of Miss
Annie IAturie Wright.
Rev. A. I. Sisler' of Greenville will
ptreach at this place every fourth Sat
ur-day night, Sunday afternoon and
niht; also on the second. Saturday
night, Sutnday afternoon and night.
There will be a box supper held at
Riddles Oldfield school house on Nov.
28th, everybody who 'will take inter
est, will pleaste come and bring a box.
Bosehee's Oerman Syrup.
Why use ordinary cough remedies,
?7hen Bloschee's Glernian Syrnp has
leen used so-succesgfully for fifty-one
years in all par'ts of the United States
for coughs, bronehitis, colds settled
in tile throat, especially lung troubles.
It gives the patient a e'ood night's rest,
fre frnm c00 1ing, with easy expec
toration in t} " mornInig, gives t'u~tre
a chlance to s~oothe the inflamed parts,
thirowv off the disease, helping the pa
tient to regaan~ his. hecalth. 25 and 75
LOANS MADE TO FARKEBS.
Over Three ilion Let Out During
Washington, Nov. 17.-Loans of
$3,374,000 were made to farmers in
October under the federal farm loan
system, raising the total paid out since
the system's inauguration fifteen
months ago 'to $21,000,000. The Fed
eral Farm Loan Board's report today
showed than, the demand for loans was
four times the amount. actually paid.
Loans applied for by States Include:
Virginia, $5.208,7.i3; North Carolina.
$1;,132,419; South Carolina, $5,320,787;
(Georgia, $2, 525,287, and P l orida. $5,
\11)1leations to the Columbia fed
cral farm loan bank total $19,768,800,
while Ihe loans closed amount to $620,
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take LAXATIVE BfROMO Quinine. It stops the
Coueh and Ilcadache and works off the Cold.
Druggists refund money if it fails to cure.
E. W. GR1OVE;'S ignature on each box. 30c
O P Ed
Direct from a tw
Every man, woman
the year. Different fr
miss the biggest show o
4 ooD F RHND.
A good friend standa by you when
in need. Laurens people teil' how
D oan's Kidney Pills have stood the
test. Mrs. Templeton endorsed 1)oan's
over there years ago and again con
firms the story. Could you ask for
more convincing testpinony?
*. Mrs. 11. Tompleton 235 Oak St., auI
rons, says: "My kidpeys acted-too fre
quently and causefl me (iftress. I
was hardly able to got ai und on ac
count of the pains i )tiyback. My. I
limbs were swollen dld so were any
hands and feet. i)oan's Kidney I'ills
removed all the ailments and my kid
neys became normtal."
O)V At 'IllitRia YllAlIS LATfE, .\Irs. I
Tiempleton said: "\\hencveir I have no
1 a Td a slight return of kidney Iron
blec. due to a cold. 1I'oant's Kidney Pills
hage gi ien te prom1pt relief.'
Price Oc at. all d1ealrs. )on't sim
ply ask for a iCidnley remedy- -et
I)oan's Kidney Pill:- the1 same tIhat
.\lrs. 'Templeton has I v'ie Iubliciy
re(Ommnteu d. I oster-.1iIlbiurt ;o.,
Pirops.. Buffalo. N. Y.
Car load of ('hairs just rve ed: Ihi'
kind that does not bresiak down, and
priced to save you money.
S. M. & E. II. 'IKES & CO.
SDAY AND FIR
MBER 29th and
ion of Two
'o months' capacity
heatre, New York Cit
WHA T THE GIbEAT''ES'' MOViE
PEOPLE SAY ABOUT1 "T1E
MASQUE OF LIFE"
One of filndom's daintiest
"'The Masque of Life" is the
greatest.thrill picture I have ev
er seen. It is wondrous."
Dean lof America's theat.rleai
"One, of the most thriling,
sympatftie ani apn)cling heart
stories, I have ever vfftnossed-a
Marie Cahill, /
Irretfressili +omedienne, says:
"Trlie muosthtrilling, satisfying
film I hiav ever yet seen."
The great laugh maker. says:
"'I have never seent any picture
so exciting andl gripping as "1The
* Masque of life.'"
Mmte. Oliga Speeizaw a,
* The new star' of the RIussiani
"For shteer' artistry, gripi)ng
ite'rest and1( bretat h-catching
* stor'y, 'The .\asque of' life' is in
a ('lass by itself.~"
theatre circuIt, says:
"'he Masque of Life' is the
one really different film-a gen
uine nov'elty that holds any au
dience -breathless and delights
all. I boutght It for New York
State because it ia undoubtedly
the biggest film success of tihe
PICTURE OF 1001 TH1E
and child must see this, the g
om anything you ever saw.
f the year.
SADULTS 25c; CH
'T FORGET THE D.
TUBfLING USOAL8 W8. *
Tumbling Shoals, Nov. 19.-Mr. Pet
tslunore has gono to Greenville yeit#
ng relatives and trading.
'Mr. W. 11. Turner and Mr. Artkur
toe -Phillips wont on a trading trip
o Princeton, on the 17th. Mr. Philipg
Has purchased the 1L0art Caldwell plaeo
mn the lower Laurens road.
The pepole of this community aro
)Usy sowing grain. '1'hey are also
ooking forward to a fine Tlianksgiy
Mr. J. A. Pitts has relatives visit
ng from Irairview and to see his new
.\1r. '. 11. Turner and Mr. Joe
I'hompson are "sorter" out with each
>ther for the simple reason that Mr.
'urner has bLeen beating himt out oa
he road since he bought his naehiao.
Hig lot of Suit Cases just in, aaidamh
r and II hre, prices fron $1.60 up.
S. M. & E. 11. \V1LiGES & CO.
run at the Park
VIIAT THIE NEW YORK PA.
PETS SAY ABOUT "THE
MASQUE OF LIFE"
ew York American.
"The most remarkable and
nost thrilling motion picture ev
3r seen by New V.orkers-un
loubtedly takes rank with "Ca
Alria" and other real film suc
esses of the past few years. It
: a truly great picture, and you
an expect your hair -to stand
mn end when seeing it. 'There is
ertaln and big success ahead of
~ew York Times.
"One of the thrillingest thrills~
hat it was ever tie good fortune
fa movie camera to record."
It", New York
'The Mas~iue of 1,ife' is oy
~rwhelming. There Is every
d1 of thrill Imaginable love
~tory full of heart thrills that
'all forth real sympathy-bril
lant staging, artistic pageantry,
(igether' with .splendIdl photo
Krap'hy--make a great picture.
'The M~asjiue of l,!te' is one.".
"Most spectacular' and Inter
~sting. It will applel because of
5a mimiurable, the tinting andl col.
>ring masterly, the dlecorat ions
>f the titles uniiusually arti1sticv
I'o the general public It. will aji
peal because of Its novelty and
he utniv'ersality of Its t heme.'"
~e York Evening Sni.
"S~pectacular and thriling, it
ecrtainly furnishes the most ex
riting episodes ever' seen in a
reatest film sensation of
Whatever you do don't