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Out of Fix?
'Phone your grocer or
druggist for a dozen bottles
of this delicious digestant,-a glass
with meals gives delightful relief, or
no charge for the first dozen used.
PURE DIGESTIVE AROMATICS WITH
SHIVAR MINERAL WATER AND GINGER
Nothing like it for renovating old
worn-out stomachs, converting food
into rich blood and sound flesh.
Bottled and guaranteed by the cele.
brated Shivar Mineral Spring, Shel.
ton, S. C. If your regular dealer
cannot supply you telephone
DlXIE PLOUR & G1AIN CO.
Distributors for LaurenI.
Death oniy a matter of short time.
Don' * ait unil pains and aches
become incuraibe diseases. Avoid
painful consequences by taking
7~~~~~er fo'' nt.i .ey!r kidney.
liver ::-' Ii 01ho
COLD ON CHEST
AND SORE THROAT
You Get Action with Mustarine-It
Drives Out Pain in Half the Time
it Takes other Remedies-it's
the Quickest Pain Killer
tn rong itn n lloat Intantly; s
Mom I IO,( t an 11(1 Cl.it ('(13I~ over fliIght.
Nothi g like It. frl~ neut-hi nu , hInnaigo.
111 ( i t lb i 1113' drly 1 nwav rheu
Ilia Iit. 11.11 111( alti (ftile(- swvollen joints.
MitS1nineii h. IUe orIginal non-blIstering
pre1ipionI bat IItakell I li platce byt Is
10 tints w, elilrient ui. grandinother's oldt
i r:1. 0 <l o ed inistari plaster. Use It for
11'air. strain,, Irises, nore unareIPs,
xtliI' neck, s~weIlngs,, sore, paintut or
frosted feet 41i, elli lalns. Be sure Iit'
'gy's M:istartine In the yellow box.
KNOCKS OUT PAI
THE FIRST ROU
Comforting relief from pain
makes Sloan's the
This fanmous reliever of rheumatic
aches, soreness, stiffness, painful
sprains, neuralgic pains, and most
other external twinges that hutnianity
suffers, from, enjoys its great sales be
cause it practically never fails to bring
speedy, comforting relief.
Always ready for use, it takes little
to penetrate without rubbing and pro
duce restults. (lean, refreshing. At
p11 dIrug stores .35c, 70c, $1.40,
"ALL O. K,
FOR THE B'LO9"
Is What a Citim of Georgia Say of
ZIRONI, the New Iron Tonic,
Iron is neede.d by the blood to keep
men andi women strong and healthy. Iron
is needed by the nlerves to l:eei them
toned up. 4iron, the ne w iron tonic, will
putt iron into yotur blood and should help
renew your fagged nerve forces in the
way it has done It for many others.
Read what Mr. j. R. Bell, Rt.2,0conee,
Ga.. says about the effects of Ziron:
"I thInk Ziron is alt O. K. for the blood,
That was what I have been taking it for
my blood. I lIked Ziron 80 well that I
went back to the store and got two more
bottles of it."
Ziron is a combInation of a pure miedi
einal inorganic iron salt, mentPoned in the
U. S. Pharmacopela, with thehy pophos-.
phltes of lime and soda, and other valu
&ble tonic ingredients, endorsed and re
commended by the best medical author)
tics and mentioned in the medical texi
All druggists sell Ziron on a money
back guarantee. Look for the formula
on the label. Get a bottle today, and
give it a fair trial.
CURE HAY WELL
Can Be Kept indefinitely Without
Danger of Heating If Prop
AIR CIRCULATION IS NEEDED
Crosswise Method of "Cording" Pro
vents Air Spaces From Being Cov
ered and Insures Ventilation
(Prepared 5y the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture.)
Baled hay that has been thoroughly
cured in the ba-n or stack before bal
ing can be stored Indefinitely without
danger of heating, say specialists. It
may be plied so that the bales fit very
closely together. Hay baled from the
windrow and cock, however, unless
very well cured. is likely to heat more
or less in storage. Sometimes the heat
ing becomes so intense that the hay
becomes severely damaged or even un
Lessen Danger of Heating.
Damage from heating may be greatly
lessened lad sometimes entirely obvi
ated by storing the balovs on edge, al
lowing an inch or two of air space be
tween them. When bales are piled fiat
wise the air is excluded and h, dting
is likely to occur, whereas leavii. an
air space tends to prevent heating by
inducing cirenlation, which cools the
hay. The first layer of bales placed
in a barn should be placed on edge,
and the second and every alternate
layer should be placed on edge and
crosswise. This crosswise method, or
"cording," prevents any of the air
spaces in the tier from being entirely
covered and insures ventilation through
the entire pile. The heated air works
up around the edges of the bales and
the cooler air enters from the sides
Methods of Storing.
When bales that have been laid flat
on their sides begin to heat it becomes
necessiary to move the hales and pile
them in the manner just deserlhed. If
there are any indleations of heating
when the hay is put into the harn, or
if the hay grower has any doubt about
the liay keeping, it is best to pile the
hales crosswise on edge. rather than
take any isk, even though this mlethod
of storing wastes more or less stor
age space. Cases are on record in
whlih lay growers, usually beginners,
have haled hay from the windrow and
cock, and because it spoiled in the
mow, owing to Imlproper storing, have
become convinced that haling from the
field was not a success, not realizing
that the fault lay in the manner in
which the iay was stored.
ICE SHOE MADE ADJUSTABLE
Creeper Arranged for Attachment to
a Horseshoe to Prevent Horse
The Scientific American in illustrat
Ing and describing an adjustable ice
shoe, the invention of W. H. Norris of
Nashville, Tenn., says: The object
hlere Is to provide an adjustable ice
shoe or creeper arranged for coil.
venient attachment to a hor-seshoe and1
tile hoof, andl designed to prevent the
animal from slipping wh~en wvalking
on icy or slippery roads. Further, to
provideo a 81100 which ma~y be0 readlily
Adjustable Ice Shoe.
adljustedl and securely placed in posi
tionl Oin a horislhoe anid a hoof. F'or
the purpose use is madle of auxiliary
toe andl heel caiks mouintedl on caps
fltting the ordlinary toe and heel calks
of thle horseshoe, means for connecting
the caps with eatch oilher within the
openinlig of the horseshoe, and means
for -onnecting the (caps withl each othecr
around the hoof. An inverted plan
view of the shoe or crepeer is shown
in the engraving.
HOGS ECONOMICAL FOR MEAT
Animais Produce More Flesh for Qiven
Quantity of Feed Than Either
Cattie or Sheep.
Hogs are economical when it comes
to converting feed into mleat. Thley
thus produce more flesh for a given
quantity of feed than cattle or sheep1.
Farmers cannot afford to buy meat
if it is at all possible to raise hog. on
the farm. And there are very few
farms where hogs cannot be raised to
advantage, at least enough for thle
home meat supply, if pains are taken
to providle grazing crops.
This is a favorable time to start, fly
preparing land and getting ready to
sow crops for grazing farmers may
take thought for tihe morrow.
Bly beginning with breed sows it does
not take long to raise enough hogs to
make enough meat for the ordiary
famnit:'. !~ut the feed should be avail
able and the pasture prepared before
a start is made.
SUBJECT TO TAX
Gains for 1919 Must Be Figured
Under U. S. Law-Returns
Due March 15.
LAND SALE PROFITS TAXABLE.
Necessary Farm Expenses May Be
Deducted-Special Form for Farm
income-Cash or Accrual
Basis for Computing.
A farmer, shopkeeper, or tradesman
Mnust figure up his net income for 1019;
eid if the farim or business incone
plus his other income was sufficient to
require an income tax return a con
plete return must be filed with the col
lector of internal revenue by March 15.
A farmer should ascertain the gross
income of his farm by computing all
gains derived from the sale or ex
change of his products, whether pro
duced on the farm or purchased and
Fromt his gross Income a farner Is
allowed to charge off all of his neces
snry expentses in the conduct of the
fari during the year. These Include
costs of planting, cultivating, harvest
Ing and inarketing. In addition to
these costs he Itay deduct money spent
for ordinary farin tools of short life
bought-during the year, such as shov
els, rakes, etc. Also, the cost of feed
purchased for his live stock may be
treated as an expense In so far as this
cost represents actual outlay, but the
value of his own products fed to ant
mats Is not a deductible item.
Other farm expenses allowable are
the cost of minor repairs on buildings
(but not the dwelling house), on fences,
n agons and farm machinery ; also bills
paid for horseshoeing, stock powders.
rock salt, services of veterinary, Insur
ance (except on dwelling house), gaAo
line for operating power and sundry
other exptenses which wvere paid for in
As to lired help, all the productive
labor is ia ileductible expense; but the
wages of household servants, or htel)
hl-ci to improve the farin, its In tree
planting, ditching, etc., cannot be
ciied against earnings. A farmer is
not allowed to (lahim1 a salary for li
self or members of his family who
work on the farm.
Wear and Tear.
Purchase of fariII machinery,. wag
ons, work animals, etc., ilso the cost
of construction or extension of build
Ings, silos, fencing, etc., should be con
sidered ilditioital inveshiients in tle
farin and' are not proper deductions
A reasonable allowance may be
claimed for went- and tear onl farm
buildings (except the farmhouse),
fences, naclineiry, work animals, wag
ois, taniks, windmills and other farin
equipment which is used In the con
(Iuct of the farm.
As to autos and tractors, the cost of
these is not an -A- een, although the
cost of their upkeep is ani allowable
(deution, If the machintes are used ex
clusively for fa-m purposes and not
for pleasurie. Also, In suchi cases, a de
duction for wear- and tear ia allowed.
T1he loss of a gr-owing crop is not a
pr-oper deduction from iticomne, inas
much its the value of the cr-op had not
beeni takien into gross income. The
loss of a building or of machinery
thrxoughi sltrn, lightning, flood, etc., ia
anm allowable deduction, but care should
b~e uisedl to ascet-tain the cor-rect loss
sustained, as r-est'-icted by income taix
No deduction is allowedl int the case
of loss of animatls raised on the farm,
but a loss is dedcltib lle fr-om gr-oss in
cnic if thle animtals had b)Len pur
chtasedl for dIraft or breeding pturposes.
Shirinkiige in weight or- vatlue of fatrmn
ptrodhuits held for favorable martiket
ptrice. cannot h)a deduicted ats a loss, for
lie rea~sont that when suichl produtcts
arec soild the shrinkage will be reflected
in the selling price.
Sale of Farms and Land.
Tfhe vaniue of agriculturial lands lias
b~een Jumping (during the past few
year-s, and dur-ing 1010 many owners
soldl out part or alt of theli- lanids at
big pr1ofits. All such gains coast itute
Income and must be taken Into thme not
income for thme year.
4ny per-son who sold part of a fain
or ranch, or part of a par~cel of land,
msasoshow any gahn~s irealizedT by
Th'le method of figurIng gains anid
losses ont suich tratisactionis 19 pro
scrIbed in the Incomno Tax regulations,
copies of which may be0 securedI from
Int-rnal Roveanue Collectoi-s.
Forms for Returns,
The Internmal Revenue Bureau has
issued an Improved F'ormt 1040F for
the use of farmers. This form, to
gether with F~orm 1040A or 1040, wvIll
give the farmer explicit Information
as to how to properly figero his net
income for 1019.
There are two methods of figuring a
farmer's income tax i-eturn thIs year.
TIe may make hiim return on the basis
of the difference between the money
and goods receIved for his products
and the cash paid out for actual allow
able farm expenses within the year.
Or he may make his return on the ac
crutal basIs, whicii means computing
the receipts anid expenses that pertain
to tho taable year, excluding income
Iearned and expenses Incurred in pr
vilasa or suceedimr years,
The oldest bank note is in the As
atie musun of Petrograd. It was is
sued 1390 B. 0. According to Chinese
chroniclers, bank notes were current
in China 2098 B. C. under the natne
of "flying money." They were probably
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