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BIG MONEY IN ALFALFA
The Agricultural Society of South Carolina
Has Made Arrangements for a Supply
of New Crop Seed for Distribution.
News and Courier.
The following extracts taken froin
a report on alfalfa. made at a ineet
ing of a farmers' institute in Texas,
this month, by Mr. R. E' Smith,
of Sherman, Texas, will add to the
information wanted at this time by
the farmers of this State. who in
tend planting it on a small scale
this fall. Mr. Smith, in reply to
''If you were to go to my iarm1 to.
day you would find 8;> acres of solid
alfalfa, and twenty men preparing
the land for 2r.j acres more, to be
planted this fall if I cain get the
"Alfalfa is the best pasture in
the world, but a man k ailost anl
idiot who wil pasture i'. It i to
fine a meadow plant to) gra/e t. I
ntever cut it 1e- tham 1W: tim, - and
average one ton each cu:tia n
lv I stl it at : per I :: nov. h z
I Iold i y ' r-t alia: fv ts p . t i
at Sher1:Vn v 'te
hay. and, man t '.t:pe I .,
fa Ilet' ne l: e ' ,rt: y .:
One acre wilc:rr
hogs through a g
t et :h wi : -
noithing eLI- e * ti, it
21, pr>undt -.a d i
corn h. I have mi
hog- eih : I 2.;rr an
for .\le h.,t,te
i t j ly V !an
:t t Ill 1h. : : t w - to
The theit htIld ( L. 4 a ' '
valley lanl with p. a 11 -
.Nlr. A. l lorn \
Texas, repi)rts as f> \.
will hinve and prtove thl. t .
most profitable fo)rtge crop t
man or farmer caI rais fi ''
than fOur-fifths of the plain
I have been rai'ing it -1
hie for the pa-t -i y
tested It on tht. hig; p' n -
it is 285 foot to v.atr.
Onl myl plain- Imind-,nw
grow.~ing ini th Ia tree:t ':h
right in the tough pc - h
seedls w%ere t'.t 'ie :r :. 1'. L
wagons over five :.e-ir- as''
I put in -ta'r h rom .'it
ton-s' per. year f hem m-. alf .a
(ut ting'' p.-m refr .1:l.- tule -ii ,,:
his in,e cstig'ation of the' a!falfa
market in N':w' (>rh-ans' ha-t -prinug.
114 i t ise several li'.er v stables aund
found1( they: were- feed'lingu Texas
praire hay ahntost exclu5i vel y. le
asked them: 1)0 you1 eve('r use alfalfa.
Thiey said: We have utsedt it duiringL
patst winter when:ilver we: (:ould buty
it for less than S2 y> 5per( totn. We
have beetn able to) get only a limited
sup;.pl y by payin g i08 on b oard eatrs
atnd $4 S freight, to New ( )leatm..
It is now beintg grown in i a smtallI
way Iinimost of the Sutherni States.
)te seedl house repiorts5 sale of seedl
int man1ity dIirect ions1 in Georg'i a-one
p)lanlter having putt in 14)' acres last
year. All aumt li>ritnes agree' liat
the lantd inutst be deepldy and1(
tho4rough'ly prepaedEi for the cultti
v'ation11 of alfalfa, anmd shioul 1he a1 s
clean of weedls and( grass as possi
bl,as the platnt is delicate for the
first year until it gets e'stalished11
in the groutnd, after which it will
hioldl its own for ant indoefiniute nonn
ber of years.
Whiere fall plantinug is intended,
it is wvell to select laud on which a
crop of cow peas has been growinig
dutrinig the stunmuer, as this has the
effect of cleaniung the groundl( and
addinug very much to its fertility.
Th'lis laud sholdl( be ploughted deep
several weeks b)efore p)lantinlg, and(
if Possible the p)lough1 should beC
followed b)y a subsoil plough to
loosen up the undi(er ground, while
the surface should b)e harrowed1 and
cross-harrowed until it is perfectly
smooth and friable. In preparing
the land a heavy a'pplication of
stable manure or of fertilizers
should be made.
Mr. C. W. Howard, who was one
of the best authorities on grasses in
the South. remmended,i .o
)Otldl(s of fertilizer to the acre for
the first year; others advise 400 to
5oo FOtnds of cottoll seed ieal, but
il every case the lafid itist be well
enriched and thbrouglrly prepared
to bm sure of success. The seed
should be sown in drills, 15 inlches
-part, so that it may be kept clean
>A weeds and grass during the first
year. Any titue during September
Md October is suitable for the fall
,owi'ng; but as the fresh seed is
)nly now coming in, it is safer to
iow in October ivith it that ill
-;eptemuber with the seed of last
The Agricultural Society of South
C2arolina, having taken charge of
lhe United States experiment sta
i:i at the Exposition groilds,
m!aler the direction of Col J. S.
N;wIanl, of Clemson College. has
jfalfa no%v in its second year's
rowthi, from which three ctittings
hive been made up to the roth inl,t,
which showed a growth during the
ummer of about one inch per day.
The Society has also arranged to
,tt a supply of fresh seed after the
I-t of October for some planters and
r:ers who intend planting a few
i- :e, each this fall. and if there are
who would like trying it on
-*IIcale, if they will sen] their
-5 to Mr J. Hachman Chis im",
- rer, the Agricultiral S>cietv
th Carolina. 26 Broad -treet,
ton. tihey will be iic:'IC Id inl
r;,lnires fifteen pouind, per
e'm-n sown in drills and t wen1 v
wlen broadcast. and the
- lbe from j5 to ilui cint, r
Cause of .okjaw.
or germ whi exas p!..n : ill"
I dirt. It * i . na t .'I o b. '
d tothe r.b w.: carrie
0 41 )J. IN 00. ~
the tY: r- an rn th- w -d
the i a trearm .t It iS
c d Proprity r g '.
a'4 doctors'I b forr-: 2a
;i ts cilh ad fe e,I .
.: , laahri :d ..
coz .pIlats noJ oth r rol in i
w- n ry. It in ieae -a02
ulatte the liver a..-t
hithnlaltos -tio of thU :w .
puifi E's the blood , arnd pu;..e the
boweb of foul accurnuatIions:. It
4:ures( live'r compujlainit, iundig ein,
rhe,,rrat ic piai n , sidear:hw, bac:k
aiIbe, k.idne' troub,lex, constM ipati ion
diarrbua. h,iiosness, piles, }hard
cobb(1 andu he'adarbe. k'very drug
gis't has TIhcdford 's lb'!k- I rauight
in 2T cen p.a::u andte in roarmn
moth4l size. for ? I.i..Nevracp
a~ subs'~titt. Inu:i.t on hvn h
I belIeve Thed!ford's Bila<k-D)raught
is the best muedL. ineon cr.rth. It ,s
gtood for an;,y and e ve y. bing. I have
a famrilly of twelve <biilJreni, anud for
four years I haJve kept themr oni foot
anid healthy with rno doctor but Bilack.
D)raught. A. J. GiRFEEN, llewara. L.a.
I UJSTi A lttlVEI) at S. 1B. ,Iore'
e )IreshI Nabiaco, A thena, Ch]arm
j)agne arnd I"est ino Wafers.
l"U ,1, I,1 NE of Canned Meatsi,
I k Canned Vegetables and(I Cannred
Fish at S. 11. JoneS'.
-~) t1ine oIfY Ileinz's Pickles in
glass at S. 1H. Jones'.
)'~L,VES, Sances, anid all kindls of
XJ( ondimnents at. S. 1H. .Jones'.
and Flavoring Extracts
At S. B. Jones'.
At S. B. Jonnes'
Opium Whiskey and
All Drug Habits
Cured Without Pairi at
THE BEST OF SANATORIAM FA
CILITIES IF DESIRED.
If you are addicted to these habits you
think 5ou will quit it. You wont; vou
Can't unaided; but you canl be cured w1.d
restored to %our former heaith and vigot
without pain or the loss of an hour from
your husines., at a moderate cost. The
imedicine builds up your health, restores
your nervous system to its normal con
ditin; you feel like a different person
from the beginning of treatment, L - -
ING OFF Til OPIATES AFTER
TH H E1F RST )013. You will soon be
satisfied in your own miud that you will
Mr. T. M. Brown, of DtQueen, Ark.,
says: "Ov(r seven years ago I was cured
of opiui habit by your medicine, and
have continued in the very best of health
Dr W. M. Tunstall, of Lovingston, Va
s,ys: "I an glad to sa1 that I firmly
believe that I am entirely ,ind perna.
nently cured of the Drink Habit, as I
have never even so much as wanted a
dIrink in any form since I took your
eradicator, r.ow eighteen months ago. It
was the bfest dollar I ever invested.
Mrs. Virginia Townsend. of Shreve
port, 1,, , writes: "No more opium I
lie taken no other remedy than youis
an1l I imake no mistake when I sAy that
Imy htlkh is better now than it ever w%as
ill tInY life, 11) I owe it to you anl vour
retiedy. It has been twelve years since
I waA cure! by our treatment."
For ftu particulars address, Dr. 1B. M.
Wo y, ey.N,,y Lownles Bldg., Atlanta,
. wh( will sendl r, yu his book on these
DRINK EVIL. DRUNKENNESS
CURED TO STAY CURED BY
WHITE RIBBON REMEDY.
I announce to the world that I have
an absolute cure for drunkenness in
hite Ribbont Remedy, based on thous
.r.ds (f cures made of the most obsti
1.at- case.i. In a majority of cas
W t ibn Wr~ Remedy w;Is 'given se
in tr-a, coffee or fxA, without the
ter's kow ledge. By degrees
;ati4rt gits a distaste for intoxicant
1. d foa'll ieaves off altogether. It is
wn')red-rful. Many a hard drinker ia'
ths been reclaimed and restored to hiz1
farnii an d friends. White Ribyn
.r nrdy is esily given by follo-wirg
t'e 'i:nyb: d:r'ctions. It is tasl
o or.L., a!d perfectly safe to give or
Whi' Ribbon Rernedy will ure or
.cor.-2 : .r.r.,:-, A:t. heth r th' paiert
a c ':.rrrp r::iriate. e t pp! ' -
ci:d dr.:.:r or druni:ard. Imp Ib
foran o.eto have an app.etite fr. -
c *b .. s: after using WV:t a ,
bor, . : :. It resto,rer a v :..7 .
norr: a h a, gn g ir, .,;.
Indorsecd and sold by, .5ran .
W~oman's ChrIstian Temr .. -.m
MfV.rs. Anna Moore, Prs..
tdntof the Wornan (:1
payrne Jurniona, Los Arng .- -.
mIa, states:a 'I have test': Wy.-a. .
bon~ I:re, e-on very oba ir.a ti :. -
ida, aind t lecures havye been1 rr,ar-.
eha-erfully re'ommnend ar.d ir Otr;
W hite Ribbon Remedy, and advi's ar.v
vonrnan to give it to arny relative :,uffer'.
ig frm drunkenne.ss.
Su!ld in every dru ~store, f/.e arnd 3i.
I ral ackgefree >ywriting or cal
ig on1 Mrs. A. M. Townsend (for years
secre:tary of a Womnan's Christiari Torn
perance Union), 218 TIremnont St., Bos
ton, Masas. SpKeia agents in
N EWBE RRY, S. C.,
GILDER & WEEKS.
CURES ef r
ALL HEADACHES C
r(l o. 11w. )
et \ \nb o rb- o ' n i<ab tto
Is what one of our custom,
ers told us a few days ag(
after using two bottles o
It penetrates withoul
harm, removes soreness,
relaxes inflamation, swell
ings and lameness, healing
surely and quickly. Have
it always on hand ready
for accidents. It costs but
twenty-five cents and may
save you many dollars.
Silver and Plate Ware,
Cut Glass and Table Ware
Wedding and Birthday Presents
Key winding Watches
Changed to Sten
Jeweler and Optician.
F r i dfa.
For rates schedule
A pasenger ene
SDing SpiV mnd '
[or ates schdupx
Uon, wite t
The following druggiatt- t qtsts the
holders of M URNA cou p. is to bring
tholu in at once and twetro absoltite
ly free, the regular mizo bottle of thlo
Great Proparation, MURNA WINE
Fot sale only -y Gildk-r & Wf('ks
OLE RIDNE RAILROADs
H. 0. BEA'TIE, Receiver.
In Eutect Jin. 4. 1902.
setween Andervoi n-d Wailalli.
RAHTrBOUNn wIrn- moIfN D
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1. M. A.M P. M. A. M
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248 9 33........A nderson F. D.. 340 1110
2 45 930........ ndorson .. 345 1116
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. 902...............A utin ...............4 ' .
......... 855 ...........Pendleton .......... i
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b 05 . ......
-All regubutr-traisfro -ij Il'u-ton to 'A'allmil,
btive'preeeonce over trains of s-imo ebots
tuovinil inle oppogite (Ilreetton imins ofth
orwise. specified by tratin ordeor.
Will also '1101) at thIe followillg statiolitt to
take oil and let oni 11880e : P111ney"..
J lmusnd sal4 ..r...gs.
(E kt. A!4t4n4.40N. ' 2or .....
Southbou4d. Nor t.hound.
ielledule InI Efroct Sunday Junle 2 I 1'...90
8 40 ami Lv Atlakuta (19t A.I.) Ar. S 450 pmn
!0~ b nl 1411 thens oa lit 1)I
ii' i Elborto. & Ji
i2 h pmn Abbevil; 4 10 ....
1 22 lim. Ureenwooll 3 ;3 pi
2 1,51110 Ar Clinton (I'lln'r) Ix " _V pin
....... am Lv lenn ....r.W l n g Ar 4 . . . pi.
12 16 p. tran ros Nt to W a
12 2 pm (reenvr n 2 Dl)
(Jd a rris Spring )
I 12 Dm Waterloo 'a T-11).
1 4J . - D r Lauren, Lu 'eri tdt
NI 'P2 -5 1 145
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St h oun Kun d.
am am thnl) pm 11 1 111
lit 0) 2 C2 ,v Lairou. -%r I1% 0 mUi 60
I' 12' 'G Parkd 1 42 X5 30 A
45 7'0 22. ClIntn i 'r).. 13 ' ) " m.6
"I.1 756" 3 34 ,ioldv,l !. i 1! 4 4
1 3 a 00 2p4 mr I 4i 43
$2 515 h u IN partanb : 1) -, pm4W
12 2 840 3 rInl Newb 2
1 902 2 Prosponi 2 32 941 391m
1 3 4 :a ,1 i i ; p, 2
L", 3~1 44 h4oitittl i2 110 6- 20'2 4
1 1, A I-t R, 5" 5' -) 1.0,
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5 '1 'A ?2, Lersphfir, 11 411 9 1 19
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Po'ir9,I. " .4i'9j. 9, P
1?I EA g2. &JPfIVL
unexcel'ey for luxury
riLVssnu Agantr r15 0 0
Wilmi to,.. C.n830'.
K nI .r i; 1
MJa A I:OU 75 n
.ewbor.o s 'r .'.
Two Daily Pullman \
The Best Rates and F
Via Richmond and
Norfolk and Ste
Louis, Chicago, N
Points South and Sou
and Jacksonville a1
POSITIVELY THE SH
IWFor detailed informati
man reservations, etc., ap
board Air Line Railway,
Passenger Agent, Columt
C. F. STEWART,
St. Louis Ry.,
ern and Al
The Scenic B
To the North, Nor
Best Equipped Trains
Quickest Time. For r
etc., or any informatio
No. 1 North Pryor"St.,
Opposite Union Depi
FI FTY families or about Ti
ters, Lioopers and Fin ishers,
good wages at niy and( all of
wh i i nice and easy, an<E
higher than paid by any otheu
We have y oun)g mn andI
$25.00) to $35 each per monti
Apply to J. H. GA
Costs Onl 25 ce
- G inall 2G contn to 4
In wearing Laundry
the very latest style,
We keep abreast u
We constantly keep
thing new that will im
We now produce a q
that done by the large:
tories in the world.
If we are not serving
package this week.
We guarantee to pie
I -- EAST -- WEST.
'estibuled Limited Trains
and NEW YORK.
IING CAR SERVICE,
.oute to all Eastern Cities
Washington, or via
his, Louisville, St.
ew Orleans, and All
id all points in Florida
ORTEST LINE BETWEEN
on, rates, schedules, Pull
ply to any agent of The Sea
:>r J. J. Puller, Travellng
>Ia, S. C.
Asst. fieni. Pass. Agt.,
and the West
:Iantic R. R.
th-West and West.
Superior Service and
ates, schedules, maps,
n, call on or address
ig Passenger Agent,
)t. Bell'.Phone 169.
flT TING MIL LS
3N, s. 0.
VO) H UN [)R E D Toppers, Knit..
age frojm 11 to 35, to make
the wt>rk offered by us, all of
I t he price.s we pay are miuchi
r hosiery mill in the Southi.
young Iaadies who1' make from
.JLT, Treas. and Mgr.
Ad DgCSO e go ates
nls at Draggst, EiTIN ['EAsY
3-. J. MOFFE T T. M. 0., ST. LOUIS. MO.
as, Thrush. Roflhoves and Provents,
COJUNTERACTS AND OVERCOMES
3 HE AT UPON TEETHIING CHILDREN,
Work that you know is
rith the latest styles in
our eyes open fora
p,rove our work i
uality of wor
at shirt land