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H IWTO FI6111Tt
By J. E. Trevathan,'Cou
. ft is more than probable that evory
W1me6 In taurens county is now
ready to believe that the boll weevil
problem is a serious one, not only in
the lower counties where the farmers
ai'e making one or two bales of cotton
to 'the plow, ,but also right here in
Laurens county where 'we will prob
ably make at least half a crop this
year. Realizing the boll weevil prob
lem as a serious one we should do all
in our power to face the issue with
our eyes open. One of the chief topics
of discussion at the County Agents'
Conference at Clemsbn Collego last
week was the .boll weevil problem.
After studying .thig' question from
every angle, I am convinced that the
most serious mistake a cotton farmer
could make would be to quit growing
cotton to plunge headlong into grow
"lg some other crop with which he is
not familiar. It is almost as serious
to make a crop and fail in the selling
of it, as It is to fail in the making of
the crop. We have not developed mar
kets yet for any crop except cotton. I
therefore advise the farmers to go
slowly i making the change from the
all cotton system of farming. It is
very essential that we no longer de
pend upon cotton alone, but we should
not go too heavily into other things
next year. Since it Is important that
we grow some cotton next year, it is
more than important that we control
the boll weevil to such an extent as to
enable us to make a fair crop.
There is nothing that we can do
that will extorminate all the boll wee
vils. The boll weevil is here to stay.
We can only hospe to control the pest.
The extent of damage the nweevil will
do in this county next year will de
pend upon the severity of the winter,
weather conditions next usnmer, and
the vim with which we fight the wee
Several kinds of poisons, traps, and
other things are being advertised t<
fight the boll weevil, but none of thest
have ever .proved sufficiently profitable
to have been adopted to any extent b.
the big cotton growers .further soutl"
where the weevil has been at worl
for several years. There are severa
To Stop a Cough Quick
take HAYES' HEALING HOl4ib a
cough medicine which stops the coughby
healing the inflamed and irritated tilisues
A box of GROVE'S O-PEN-TRATE
SALVE for Chest Colds, Head Colds and
Croup is enclosed with every bottle of
HAYES' HEALING HONEY. The salve
should be rubbed on the chest and throal
of children suffering from a Cold or Croup
The healing effect of Hayes' Healing Honey In.
aide the throat combined with the healing effect o
Grove's O-Pen-Trete Salve through the pores o
the skin soon stops a cough.
Both remedies are packed in one carton and the
coat of the combined treatment Is 35s.
Just ask your druggist for IhAYES
on Any Kind
tuy dhe grade t A
Often the medium
are exactly thze thin~
in your paying for
is needed far irst-cl
job. And it's just1
your lumber buyinj
advantage over tho:
and order "some b<
costs. Your nearest
you honest advice.
Write us for list of FREE
Southern Cypress Mi
IYOUR LOCAL DEALER WILL SUPP)
H ASN'T ENOUCHJ~ CYPRESS LET USi
BIE BOLL WEEVIL
nty Farm Demonstrator I
instances on record - where calcium
arsenate dust has been used to advan- a
tage on cotton that would produce a C
.bale of cottogi to the acre, but even a
then the poisbn ls dependent upon I
weather conditions, making it so un- p
certain ad to be impractical for gen
eral recommendation. b
Picking up squares early in the sea- }
son is valuable if labor is cheap, but 'I
this alone 'will he worthless. It must d
be supplemented with a better system N
of farm management than has ever c
before been practiced this <!ounty. f
If 'this system of farm management is I
carried out it will mean good farming g
and good living in spite of the boll e
The most effedtive thing that each t
individual farmer can do to control
the boll weevil is to destroy his winter t
quarters. Most of the weevils spend
the winter right in the obtton field in
the old bolls that are left hanging to
the stalks. Some of them hide in the
grass and weeds on the terraces and
ditch banks, some around, in, or under
houses near cotton fields, and others
in the rubbish and under the .bark of
trees near the cotton fields. Most of
the weevils will be destroyed by plow
ing under all the cotton stalks as soon,
as cotton is -picked and before the
last brood of weevils have left the old
bolls. Weevils can not live under the
ground through the winter. They will
die if plowed under with a two-horse
plow. In case it is impossible to get
all the stalks plowed under by frost,
then some cover crop should be plant
ed between the cotton rows, as it has
been found that very few weevils live
through the winter where a green
erop is -growing. Where this system
is practiced the stalks should be cut
down and left lying on the ground in
the crop .f oats, rye, vetch, wheat, or
clover as the case may be. Under
these conditions most of the weevils
will perish during the winter. Under
no circumstances should a langle field
of cotton stalks be left standing
through the winter, because standing
cotton stalks furnish the best winter
hotel for weevils that they can desire.
l After destroying the weevils in the
cotton fields by turning under the
stalks or cutting them down into a
green cover crop, then the ditch
banks and terraces should he cleaned
by burning or otherwise.
Remember the best time to control
the weevil is now. Plow under your
stalks as fast as the pickers get over.
Keep the plow up with the pickers.
This is 'important. Sow, as much of
your land as possible into wheat, oats,
rye, clover, and vetch.
The Cleveland Big Boll Cotton is
recommended for uso in this county,
to use under 1holl weevil conditions.
Plant as early as practicable next
n The 'Job
s and Fair Prices
~at fts th~e jo6!"
or lower grades of
. There's nlQ object
a higher grade th an
ass results on a given
this selective skill in
i that gives you your
ie who merely go out
ward s." You cut your
retail yard will give
So will we..
PLANS for farm buildings.
Frs.'Assn. s. .. ide
~.Y YOU. IF 11 ,.le,
wring,, use fertilizer with some soda
t planting time and rush the cotton
maturity. Late applications of soda
as been found fatal under' boll woe
il conditions as it delays maturity.
The early weevils should be kept
ickod off the cotton In the spring anid
unimer before they lay the first .brod.
no of these weevils will be worth as
ich as hundreds of the later broods.
:eep the early punctured squzIares
icked and destroyed.
Under boll weevil gonditions it will
o impossible as well as impractical
grow' a normal acreage of cotton.
'bere is too groat a risk to run to
opend entirely upon cotton next year.
Ve should start now to make the
lange from the all cotton syster i of
arming by sowing winter cover crops.
acih family should keep at least' one
00(1 cow and about two sows to help
at the crops to be grown this winter.
'hose, will help to furnish cheap food
o the family. Crop rotation should be
practiced as this will also help to con
rol the weevil, as well as furnish
ther crops to sell.
LANFORI) NEWS *
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Lanford, Oct. 10.-Rev. J. M. Robert
on filled his regular appointment Sun
lay afternoon and his committees are
loing -good work in securing funds to
lave their reports ready for the clos
ng of this conference year.
Mrs. Stella Bomar has returned
1ome after a very pleasant visit to
relatives and friends at Tryon, Inman
ind Spartanburg, and reports a most
Miss Grace DdShields, of Lander
college, npent tlhe wek-end with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. leShields.
Mrs. Lillie Rogers is in Laurens
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Drummond
and their little daughter.
Mr. B. W. Johnson and family, of
Arcadia, and 'Mr. .1. Vance Johnson, of
Clinton, were the guests of their par
ents last Sunday.
Mrs. Sallie Payne, Mrs. lix Connor,
Miss Jessie RIhea and Mr. Joe Payne,
of -Greenwood, were guests at the
home of MIr. I. M. Johnson last Sun
lay. Mrs. Othello Payne, who has
been spending a few (lays with her
father, accompanied them back to
their home in Greenwood.
.Mr. .L. U. Moore and family, of Spar
tanburg, were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. Rt.. Franks Sunday.
Mrs. J. S. Iliggins went to Spartan
burg Sunday to see her brother, Mr
1L T. Jenguson.
Messrs. L. M. Cannon, J. ). Johnson
C. D. Cox, J. It. 'Franks, J. T. Blurges)
and M. Fleming and others attendee
the singing at iEioree. All report a
fine day and the best of singing.
Mr. and Mrs. 1)on Burns, of Barks
dale, spent Sunday with Mrs. O. F
Fowler, who was not so very well.
Mrs. M. W. Fowler and Miss Carryc
J'owler 'were recent guests of Mr. and
Mrs. T. A. O)rmnimond.
Miss Mary Drummond i5 slowly im
.Miss Rob~inell Ccx entertained quite
a crowd -of her little frienlds Saturday
afternloonl at a birthlday p~arty. .Miss
i'aulino WValdrep and( Miss Ma rgaret
Drummond11( atteinded from lierie.
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* ORA NEWS *
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Orai, Oct. 10.-Miss Margaret lBlake
13', whoi( teaches in the Greeniville
schools, accompanied by her sister,
Miss Isabel, wile has a buinessC5 posi
tioni In Greenviile, camei hiome for the
A numb1er of younig nien miadle upleas.
anit visits to our town this week-end.
Among them were Messrs. Nat Good
wtin, of U1nion; Ashbuiry, of Gii'eenville;
(Gladdhing, oif New York; -McGowan, of
Miss Julia Lee Finley, of McCor
mick, and Miss Isla Coleman, of Latta,
are tile teachers here this sessionl. We
wish for these younig ladies a nimost
suiccessfunl school year.
A School Iniprovement. Associat ion
has been organizedi with the( followilng
officer's: Mfrs. 'I~uphemi~a liryson, pres
idlenit; Miss Finley, vice-P'res, and( see
ret ariy; and1 Misa Col eman, trieasu rer,
With a six thiousand~ dlollar school
buildisg in tihe process of erection, to
bo furinshed and eqipp~edl, and school
g~rounIds to 1)0 made(1 attractive, the as
sociation expects to be occupied with
Misses Nannie and~ 1llzabeth Mc-Clin-.
tock have been sp~eninlg sonie weeks
On Sept. 23, Milss 1llzabeth Martin
Rnd Mr. Wilkins, of Gaffidey, were
mnarriedl in Spartanburg by the R1ey.
Mr-. Farmer. The groom is a pr-ogres-.
Fiye yong business man, a-..partner
of W. J. 'Wilkins Co. The bride is
I~eautifull andl winsome, andl Mr. WVil
khis is to .be congratulated up1oni win
ning lior. She Is the only daughter of
Mdr, and Mrs. 'P. 0. Martin. To "Aunt
hula" and to many others in the town
and county she brought joy and sun
ahine and she will be greatly missed
hero as she Igoes to her new homel in
This House of Good Sho,
Shoes and the best of 5
member of the Family.
There's no Shoe require
Young Feet that we can
Back of every Shoe we
guarantee to right any w]
'A GOOD PLA(
WILL BE OPEN
Full Line of Bread
Vienna Bread Cinnamon
Rye Bread Cream Bar
French Bread CrandPf
Poppy Seed Bread Ccoanut 1'
Graham Bread Chocolate
Parker House Rolls *Lady Finge
WE USE NO O LE OMA R
WE SOLICIT YOL
ELECT RIK MA!
OPPOSITE POST OFFICE
''Just Taste the
es provides the best of
hoe Service for every
ment for Old Feet or
not satisfy in every de
sell, stands our strong
ong, should one occur.
.E TO TRADE"
ENS, S. C.
LY, OCT. 12
Rolls and Pastry
Rolls Sugar Cookies
S Pan Cakes
caroons Devils Food Cake
4acaroons Layer Cake
Eclairs Raisin Cake
rs Angel Cake, etc.
G AR INE IN OUR SHOP
D BAKE SHOP
LAURENS, S, C.