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^Agriculture is thjeJu/^iutraL Eursiiil of Ahm ; it
is the lhisikjof ml, oflicrg, wni8 Vtere
forc, the mptt IW/ul ami
MOON'S PHASES? '
Full. |6 h, 0 m.?41d. Evening.
LastQ'tr. oh, OmrqOlh. \Evcniug.
Now. |8h, 32 inrdiOth. Morning.
Tint Q'lr. 16 !i, 43 ra?728tii., Morning.
Sorao of the Teachings of Experience
in Agricuitiro^ 1
Dr; E. i-M.'l'Poiicneton,' Professor of
Agriculf?rd^'^fl}Mltfgi/ State Agri
cultural College,-AtAha.olo.so ofanelabo
rnte report on the results of his experi
We reprint uliere as food for thought,
and as furmsbjngja series of points of ,do
parture for futher experiments, rather I
ti^^f jfi isfaw$f awJcu$lIhI 4j&nap.(|
Lot all-doubtful statements bo put to the"
1. That there is a great wastoof amnio
ssa when PeruviarJgiirno is used in its
concentrated, form: it. should bo mixed
With ^WfiTJ^losphatc, alkaline salts, &c.
2. That no combination of salts, leav
-ifigotttftftluule!phosphoric acid, will pay
on our worn soils.
3.I'lial taken separately 'none of the
salts sold [as fertilizers to make home
^Oj^ip^pg^s^will pay. , Their virtues, if
any, must bo .in chemical action upon
each other, and the substances with which
they are comptastcdy ? .
4. TliaJ^iy jreated with sulphtuic
acid will greatly improve their fcrti i
5. That two hundred pounds of a good
ainnior.iated supqrphosphorntc is about
the quantity to be used on an acre of
cotton. ;5X^XI Q?l "X
^6, That a soil abounding in vegetable
matter will pay a mucli better per cent,
with commercial fertilizers than one liav
ing but lit?ejffi.tbjs substunco.
7. That a large amount of fertclizers
(say half aJton per ncro) will not pay with
M. Thai with .good cultiuation, good fertili
zeWWlTp^yVcven at the lowest rates of
cotton; but with bad cultivation they
will hardly pay at nny price.
9. That wjiHe potash is. more indispcu
sable topTant'litb than soda, the latter
may replncc the former under* certain
^|). That'^^imotpnaic bl lime, being
less soluble in cold water, is not so efli
ciBH^ffT'fHCrBFp'hAs'Iflialc ns"a' fertilizer
11. Thatjstablc mtinuro, either fresh or
rotted, applied witflVlligh graded super
phosphate, makes a very efficient fertili
zer for cotton.
12. That cotton seed applied w^ith the
conjunction with a good superphosphate
ipjukes a powerful ibrtilizo'r. >
lg. That lime should never be used in
conjunction with a superphosphate, and
the application or superphosphates to
oaltiiTeolS soiis.isUftltoiUtui utility.
14. Fertilizers applied during the
growth of ?iecrop, to keep up a supply
of nutrition to the rootlets, will not pay
15. That limuunua'lg,thoirniost active
and efiicient form of nitrogen, when
applied as a fertilizer, und that organic
nitrotreptin cortainiivlbnniinoids ;is more
enectURlHla til ilMca.
lefirtll l&JvWfiA lof nWl-gen and
phosphoric aid to a farmer depends on
their forms and c^h^jH'$u$ their
commercial valuS, which is rated accor
ding to law of supply and.deinand.
17. That the application of soluble
riiWuresWn liquid foam is better and
more efficient than when applied in the
. T)iat lime will pay on soils aboun
ding in organic matter; on other soils its
application is doubtful utility.
lib That subsoils dbKiidt germinate
seeds, or grow plants, like surface soils.
20. That early planted cotton will not
produce as much as that planted Inter,
when the ground becomes warm, and the
plant is not retarded, but grows off vigor
ously and healthily.
21. That subsoiling cotton lands will
pay for the extra labor on our clay soils.
22. TlmtJiiTJtrf?inf a hill will] pro
duce more jtottpn than two or more
23. That topping cotton is rather a de
triment than an advantage to the crop.
24. That cotton planted in narrow rows
two and ti hajf feetwtdo and fertilized,
on'thin land, will produce more fruit
than in wider rows, with a seasonable
? ??vi j-nbo UiK Uta i'-.t- ? ? . ?
the old drug . house' revived,
WITH an ENTIRE NEW STOCK of FRESH and CHOICE GOODS,
Ii AB R AL & PELZER,
1G7 MEETING SREET, - CHARLESTON, S. C.
Successors to the Old Estnbls?cd Houses of
ITAVILAND, IIARRAL & CO., Charleston.
1IA\ ILAND, RISLEY <C- CO., Augusta, Gn.
? . s HARR A L, RISLEY ?0 KITCHEN, New York.
Mar. 5 1874 3m
LIFE INSURANCE AGENCY!
Insure your life in the
PIEDMONT AND ARLINGTON LIFE INSURANCE 00.
?This is the largest and most, prosperous of the Southern compauies.
JAS. H. FOWLES Agent, at Citizen's Savings Bank.
FIRE IiWRA^CE AGENCY ?
Insure your Dwelling, Store or Stock of Goods in the
liverpool, london and globe insurance co
>? fw .1 i' H<X2.l jC?pitai;. 'WO.S??.OO? in Hold.
This company paid over three (3) millions at Chicago fire, and over
million at recent fir e in Boston. JAS. H. FOWLES, Agent.
DR. E. J. OLIVEROS.
* Manufacturer and ' Jobber,
Drugs Druggist Sundries Sponges &c#
OFFERS FOR SALE A COMPLETE STOCK OF
DRUG GEST ARTICLES
IjROPRJETARY Medicines, Perfumery, Sponges, Corks, Points, Oils and
. Garden Seeds.
ALSO A SUPERIOR AUTFCLK OF
GREEN AND BLACK TEA.
All Orders Promptly and Carefully Executed at
DR E J OLIVERO'S
J. E. ADGER & CO.
03 EAST BAY, CI-IAllT,TCSTON, S. G.,
A.GEjSTTS IT Oil
The Rotary Harrow which received premium at the Ornngeburg Fair. Also,
the Collins, Watt, and a large assortment of other Plows, Coru-Shcllers, Straw
cutters, Co)Hit's Sewecps, Blanchard Ohorns, Facqubar Sweeps, Shovel Plows, Turn
Shovels, Scooters, Bull-Tongues, and Agricultural Implements,generally;
Send for circular.
Je E. AIM; Ell & CO.,
38-?m (5'J East Bay, Charleston, S. C
I NOW OFFER TO THE PUBLIC
THE LARGEST AND CHEAPEST ASSORMENT OE
EV ER bruiigH or Sold at thin Market, nt prices so low that a small sum can buy a gallon of Pure
WHISKEY, ;'Rye or Corn," as tin y prefer. With a view of closing out the present heavy stock
THE CONSTANT DEMAND FDR
HAS not only induced nie to keep constantly a Fresh supply on hand, and receive additional
supplies by every Train and evjury Steamer, but it has induced ME to lower the prices of goods
to cause a "steady sale of all goods, and make it ndvantagors for the Public to purchase at
C. I>. KGRTJOIIX.
Nov 20, e31 _ ly
raaanMaaaaaMnaBMBBBUTTiiinBBHBanM jbm?imhi "<ii ?um ? ??im?w?u???iJm
The undersigned haying formed a co-part ncrkhip under the name of FOWLES ?fc
GLOVER, offer their services to the community, its Agent.-- for theSalo or purchase
of Real Estate, and for collection of Rents, &c. .IAS. H. FOWLES,
.1 ULI US GLOVER, At Citizens' Savings Bank.
At Law Ollice of Glover cv Glover.
We oiler for sale :
A new and bountiful rcsideitco In Or- ALSO, a*, a Bargain; 340 acres (150
an-eburon East sido of Railroad, with clcnrcjl) within A mile of R?wo'? Bridge
? t? ., v._ e. la miles trotii Kowc s Pump Depot.
fine outbuildings, garden, Ac. ALSO
ALSO ONE Building Lot in the town of Or
ONE Plantation of Five Hundred a"?c^7'? i ? i>AIu0. ? ? i
uni Lot belonging to Presbyterian Church
Acres, on San tee River. ou Amelia, (New) Street?a desirable
ALSO, ouilding site.
A plantation nearFort Motte, oOO acres, ALSO i ,. ? ?
* ?.,,,. , ? , i riio Dwelling House, and grounds adjoining.
With dwell in gaud outhouses in good con- . ofj|r. qC0( y. Shjrttr, oii Kail Road Avenue!
I N ation?water power OU the p'uco | Twenty acres pf laud attached.
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
Charleston, S. C, Oct. 18,1872.
On and after SUNDAY, Oct. 19, the
passenger trains on tho South Carolina
Railroad will run as follows:
Leave Charleston - 9:00 n in
Arrive at Augusta - - 5:00 p m
Leave Charleston - 9:00 a m
Arrive at Columbia, ? 5:00 p m
Leave Augusta ? - 8:20 a m
Arrive at Charleston - 4:20 p m
Leave Columbia - 8:40 a in
Arrivo at Charleston - 4:20 p m
auousta night express.
Leave Charleston - 8:30 p m
Arrive at Augusta - 7:50 a m
Leave Augusta - - 0:00 p m
Arrive at Charleston - 5:10 a m
columhia muht express
Tieave Charleston - 7:10 p in
Arrive nt Columbia - 6:30 a m
Leave Columbia - - 7:15 p in
Arrive at Charleston - 6:45 a ni
Leave Summervillc - 7:25 a m
Arrive at Charleston - 8:40 n^m
Leave Charleston ? 3:10 pm
Arrive at Summervillc at - 4:30 p in
cam den iiranch.
Leave Cnmden - - 6:50 a in
Arrive nt Columbia - 11:50 a m
Leave Columbia. - - 3;50 p m
Arrive at Camdcn - 3:35 p m
Day and Night Trains connect at Au
gusta with Mneon and Augusta Railroad
and Georgia Railroads. This is the
quickest and most direct roule, and as
comfortable and cheap as any other route
to Louisville, Cincinnati, Chicago, St.
Louis and all other points "West and
Columbia Night Trains connect with
Greenville and Columbia Railroad, and
Day and Night Trains connect with Char
Through Tickets on sale, via this route
to all points North.
Camdcn Train connects at Kingvillc
daily (except Sundays) withDay Passen
ger Train, and runs through to Columbia
A. L. TYLER, Vice-president.
S. 13. Pievens General Ticket Agent.
'Neiv l'o/'U Weelily Her aid,
JFAS- GORDON IJENNKTT,
BROADWAY AND ANN .STREET.
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A generous portion of the Weekly Herald
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Egg Fingers and
Honey Cakes, at storo of
J, A. Hamilton.
The Best and Cheapest Stock
>'t5i* Ojlxox Ulli? -IXLLll'IHG t.
FOR SALE BY
BAMBERG & SIAXKR.
Call and Examine this STOCK for yourselves. Now is the time to buy Cheap'
St,ablcsin rear of Vose & Izlar's store. ,
SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANO.
THIS Guano is now so well known in all the S?uthorh States,; for its remarkable'cfiblt* W
an agency for increasing the products of labor, as not to require- spcidaL recommendation, front*
us. !?? sue for eight years past has established its character excellence. The largo fixed capital
invested by the Company in this trade affords the surest guarantee of the continued excellence
of this Guano. 1 The supplies put into market this season tire, as heretofore, prepared under the
superintendence of Dr. St. Julien Itavencl, Chemist of'the (NaupanV, at Charleston, 8. (Jp ^Htefoce
planters may rest assured that its quality und composition is precisely the same as that hereto
fore Hold. * ? * ,, ,. i ,
J. N. H033S01ST, Selling Agent, Charleston, S. C.
JO I r.N S. RE KSE & CO, <Jencral -Agent Jkdtimore.
TERMS-?S l-K cash; $33 time; witjiout interest. To accommodate' planters, (hey can
order now and have until 1st of April td decide as to whether they will take at time or t^ish "prices.
Where delivered from the factory- bv the car load; no drafntcc will he eh arced. ,
ACID PHOSPHATE, GUANO, R?XE, PLASTER,-cYcVitMnv* on IinMI, ?n?riftgharantee-d.
Nm H O &? S~0 N.- " . ?
Dec. 16 48 Hni" - ?
WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM MY FRIENBS AXD THE.
Public in- general that I am receiving av.il have ready for their i u
spection itow, the MOST ATTKACTIVE, LAdiGEST and
BEST ASSORTED* Stock of F&JiTa GOODS'
over offered in this market. Any ciiu
who will lake the trouble will
readily convince hititr
self of Mhiu* < id ? : f -:
As spacewill' not" pi rtni't mc Uy eiuuir-ratc all the dl.Tcrcnt.
branches, I can only state that all are fully !v;>1<m
ished, und I invite every -one to t'tdl in'
and examine for himself. Goodd
shown ffiv-ly und vyilh
Si.. i Kf -v . . . , . .. A .
May 7th, Itil'i,
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TUE CAROLINA FERTILIZER
Will de Soli> as Follows:
Casli Frice?$50 per Ton of 2,000 lbs.
Time 3?rice?#55 per Ton of 25,000 lbs.
PaynWo Novbfn?or I, 1874. Free of Interest. Fiieght and Diaygae to bo
added. Its Success is UN PAR ALLELED, and its standard is A No 1
AO II) PHOSPHATE will bo Spltl as Follows:
Cash Price-$33 per Ton oT 2,000 lbs.
Time Price-$38 per Ton of 2,000 lbs.
PAYABLE November 1, 1874, F:eo of Interest. Freight and Drayage to be added.
Fob Sale By
GEO. W. WILHAMS & CO,
General Agents, at Charleston, S. C.
Jan. 15 '74.