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WHITE LEGHORNS FOR EGGS
pGood Strain of Breed With Good
Care and Fed Ration Given Here
with Will Prove Profitable.
: (By J. H. ELSTON, Caldwell, Idaho.)
The man or woman who has de
cided to go into the poultry business
will make no mistake in selecting the
i Single Comb White Leghorn, es
pecially if he wiaroa to follow the
'branch devoted to egg farming, with
the sale of breeding stock and eggs
There is a decided difference in
"White Leghorns. Those that axe
line-bred for exhibition purposes only,
are seldom the large, hardy, persist
ent layers as those selected and bred
for egg production, but standard
qualifications need not and should not
be neglected even if our aim is a
greater production of eggs.
In securing eggs when prices are
high, the housing and feeding plays
.an important part. We should have
.good warm houses with plenty of
fresh air, with plenty of room for
.exercise, as a busy hen is the one that
fills the egg basket. They are inex
pensive, three sides and roof covered
?Prize Winning White Leghorn Cock,
with prepared roofing which makes
them wind and rain proof. The
curtain being closed only on cold
In winter I feed grain morning and
night scattered in a heavy straw lit
ter on the floor. The exercise of
scratching for the grain in early
morning warms the birds and they
are hungry and in good shape for a
dinner of the warm mash. The mash
has for a base alfalfa, chopped fine
ar * steamed ; with this is mixed
wneat bran, ground oats, wheat and
corn to which is added meat meal,
whenever possible milk is also added.
About twice a week boiled potatoes
are used in place of the alfalfa.
If one has a good strain of White
I leghorns with proper care and fed
the above ration they should have a
good supply of winter eggs.
?ULUNG MAKES FINE FOWLS
'Rants and Deformed Birds Should Be
Disposed of Immediately to Make
Room for Good Ones.
The first great secret in the pro
duction of fine poultry is severe cul
ling. As soon as you can distinguish
between the good and the bad, com
mence the culling process. The runts
and the deformed, the off-colored and
the disqualified, should be at once dis
posed of, so that the room and feed
may not be appropriated by them to
the detriment of the good ones.
Select fowls of good size, proper
.color and correct formation. If the
backs, keels, legs or toes of any are
crooked or deformed, thrown them out
for the table on the market. If there
are any scrubs, small or feeble ones,
lt is best to end their existence.
When you cull, cull closely, and re
tain only such specimens as are rea
sonably sure to grow right. It is only
by such systems of severe culling
that one can ever hope to breed rea
sonably uniform specimens of fancy
Spread of Contagion.
Drinking water in poultry houses
is one cause of the rapid spread of
contagious diseases, such as roup. An
affected hen when she places her beak
In the water to get a drink, contami
nates all the water. Then, when
healthy hens drink from this water
supply they become exposed to what
ever disease the sick hen has. Thus,
when one fowl contracts a contagi
ous disease it generally is but a com
paratively short time until there is a
general outbreak of the affection, un
less precautions are taken.
Prevention Is Cheapest.
Eradicating a contagious dlseaee
from a poultry flock is a tedious and
costly process. The best way is to
prevent the outbreak in the first
place by keeping the buildings clean
-and sanitary. When a fowl gets sick,
if it is not killed ft should be Isolated
and the remainder of the flock closely
watched for tlgsm ci further troubla.
DR. J. S. BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE.
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
Appointments at Trenton
TRUSTEES AND TEACHERS.
Trustees will please soe that
teachers' final claims are accompa
nied by annual reports. Teacher*
will take notice that final claims
will not be approved without an
W. W. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Ed.
Special Farm Offer.
One hundred and seventy acres
highly improved, new buildings, 2
story colenial dwelling, everything
in neat and good order, just 1 mile
north of our town limits. $59.00
per acre. Best offer yet.
E. J. NORRIS.
These are to cite and admonish
the kindled and creditors of E. M.
Bunch, of above County and State,
deceased, to file any and all claim
or claims against said (state with
me, as required by law.
JOHN F. BUNCH,
North Augusta, V.. C., Mar. 7. '14.
Notice of Election.
State of South Carolina,
Cour ty of Edgefield.
Whereas, a petition has been filed
with us, and ill legal requirements
having been met, it is ordered that
O. W. Wright, T. A. Broadwater
and H. H. Herlong, constituting
the regularly appointed Board of
Trustees of Bacon School District
No. 34 do hold an election at Har
mony School House on Saturday,
April 4th, 1914, to vote upon the
question of levying and collecting
an additional tax of two mills on
the dollar of all taxable property in
gag jrVBtetf?^ TOif^^L^-L?V^^^yJ
to be used for school purposes in
Bacon School District No. 34.
At thia election only such resi
dent electors as return real or per
sonal property for taxation, and
who exhibit their tax receipts and
registration certificates as required
in general elections shall be allow
ed to vote.
Those favoring the increased levy
shall cast a ballot with the word
"Yes" written or printed .thereon,
and those opposed to such increas
ed levy shall cast a ballot with the
word "No" written or printed
thereon. Within ten days after the
election, if ajraajority of those vo
ting shall favor the increased levy,
the managers will submit to County
Auditor the rtsult of election. The
polls shall open at 8 o'clock, a. ra-,
and close at 4 o'clock p. m., and in
all respects comply with Sec. 1208,
Code of Laws of South Carolina.
W. W. Fuller,
E. H. Folk,
Co. Board of Education,
Edgefield, S. C.
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Still the wonder grows that a greater
number of farmers do not raise
more horses and mules. Several
days ago Mr. VV. E. Winn sold a
home-raised colt to his brother, Mr.
J. E. Winn, for $200. Those who
saw the fine young mare say she
was a erreat bargain at that price.
Tho Winn brothers can afford to
keep brood mares, because they al
ways.grow an abundance of corn at
home to sr pplv the farm.
Go to see
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Harting & Byrd
At the Farmers Bank, Edgefield
125 acres land tear Hibernia
in Saluda conn?y.
120 acres near Monetta, Sa
330 acres in Aiken uounty,
100 acres near Ropers.
300 acres near Celestia or
Davis' mills in Greenwood
and Saluda counties.
50 acres near Edgefield C.
250 aeres near Trenton,S.C.
Several tract* near meeting
Street, and other mets near
Monetta and Bates?Wg.
A. S. TOMPKINS,
Edfcefield? S. C.
Miss Myrtle Co thrum,
of RusseHville, Ala., says:
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and my head ached nearly
all the time. Our family
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teacher advised me to
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Southern Railway Schedule
Effective Sunday, March 1st,
1914, Schedule of train No. 8, Au
gusta to Columbia, will be as fol
Lv Augusta 7:10 am
Lv Warrenville 7:40 a ra
Lv Oraniteville 7:44 am
Lv Trenton 8:15 am
Lv Edgefield 7:50 a m
Lv Johnston 8:29 a m
Lv Ward 8:41 a. m
Lv Batesbnrg 9:15 a m
Lv Leesville 9:20 a m
Lv Lexington 10:00 a m
Ar Columbia 10:30 a m.
Corresponding changes at interme
diate stations. For additional in
formation, communicate with,
District Passengenr Agent,
722 Broad Street,
BEGIN WITH BUYING
THE TIME TO MAKE MONEY ON YOUR CROP IS WHILE YOU ARE GROWING IT. MAKE A
GOOD START BY GETTING S. S. FERTILIZERS. YOUR PLANT FOOD IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN
ANY OTHER FACTOR IN YOUR CROP PRODUCTION. UNLESS YOU GET A MIXTURE THAT FEEDS
THE GROWING PLANTS, GRADUALLY, NEITHER OVERFEEDS THEM NOR STARVES THEM, YOU
ARE A LOSER, NO MATTER WHAT THE CROP SELLS FOR.
WE DO NOT USE NITRATE OF SODA
In our goods for cotton and corn. Other sources of ammonia (nitrogen) are
better. Nitrate of soda is exhausted in the soil too quickly. It should be used
only as a top dresser and for truck.
FISH, BLOOD AND OTHER ANIMAL AMMONIATES
Are the best sources of ammonia. They feed tho crop moro gradually and are, there
fore, the best plant food. Cotton seed m^al mixtures made when requested. If your
dealer does not handle S. S. goods, write to iis direct Money-purse and fertilizer book
let on request, free. We guarantee all S. S. goods to be in A-l mechanical condition
?nd to drill freely. ORDER EARLY AND AVOID CAR SHORTAGE
SOUTHERN STATES PHOSPHATE AND FERTILIZER CO.
AUGUSTA, GA. SAVANNAH, GA.
11 200 IBS' 1
"Wi wm, ,""?
?NliMii lunn -I
I am prepared to treat stock for all
diseases at_ reasonable prices. Bfly__head.
office and hospital are at Johnton at
Jordan and Amaker's stable. Every
2nd Monday I will be found at H. C.
Watson's stables at Edge?eld.
DR. J. M. LOVE.
Jan. 7, 1914-amos.
Timber Land For Sale.
.In accordance with the agreeraeni
of the parties in interest the under
signed will sell at public outcry-t<>
the highest bidder on the first Mon
day in April 1914, being- the 6th
day of April, at ll o'clock a. ra., or
as soon thereafter as it can be
reached, in front of the Court House
in the Town, of Edgefield, South
Carolina, all that tract of land con
taining about one hundred acres,
bounded on the North by lands of
T. L. Harley, on the South by lands
of Mrs. Lizzie McKie, East by
lands of E. L. Powell and on the
West by lands of Jasper Holley,
said land being well stocked with
good timber, being near Sweetwater
Church, in Edgefield County South
Carolina^ terms cashi1 or.aa.may,
agreeably arranged by the partie
the day of th j sale.
Tompkins & Wells,
l ight Saw, Lathe and Shin
gle Mills, Engine*, Boilers,
Supplies and repairs, Porta
ble , Steam and Gasoline En
glues, Saw Teeth, Files, Beits
and Pipes. WOOD SAWS
Aro ?io orignal fisL. fertilizers
Fertilizer ammoniated with Fish-Scrap is universally
admitted to be the plant food best suited to the cot
This is not a theory, but a fact proven by the experience of many.
The popularity of Royster's, the original and genuine fish-scrap
fertilizer has caused a host of brands to appear with fish in the
name: if you want to be sure of getting fish in the goods as well,
be sure to buy the brand that made fi^h-scrap famous; F. S. R.
If you are not already acquainted with the splendid results from
ROYSTER'S fish-scrap fertilizer, we simply ask that you test it
alongside any other brand and abide by the proven results.
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Norfolk, Va. Baltimore, Md. Charlotte, N. C. Tarboro, N. C.
Spartanburg, S. C. Columbia, S. C. Macon, Ga. Columbus, Ga.,