6000 QUALITIES OF
Many people believe that white
China geese are going to bave a boom
like the Pekin ducks had some 20
Their feathers are very abundant,
of swan's down texture; snow-white,
with flexible quills.
People who pick the live geese re
LATEST CHECK RGW PLANTER ?
Provision Made for Easy Method of
Tripping Seed Valves-Operated
by Movement of Machine.
The Scientific American, in describ
ing a check row planter invented by R.
I. Foreman ot' Sheridan, M., says:
Mr. Foreman's invention is an im
provement in check row planters, and
Check Row Planter.
"has for its object the provision of sim
ple, easily operated means for trip
ping the seed valves to cause the
planter to drop a charge of seed at
regular predetermined intervals with
out the use of knotted wire, the said
means being operated by the move
ment of the machine through the
WHY WE GROW SWEET CLOVER
Produces More Hay Than Other Crops
and Adds Nitrogen to Soil- -Al60
1. It will produce mee ha" on a
given soil than red clover, alsike or
2. It will grow on many soils too
poor to raise alfalfa or red clover suc
3. It is the only clover except white
clover that will stand pasturing with
cattle and horses.
4. It will add more nitrogen to the
soil than any other legume.
5. It will thrive with less lime, says
the Oklahoma Farmer, in the soil than
most other legumes although it will
not grow when the soil is too acid.
6. It will not bloat stock whether
fed wet or dry.
7. It has no plant disease; and it
will thrive and combat weeds or
grasses at the same time.
8. In pastures during a drouth,
sweet clover will keep green and
grew, when other clovers and grasses
have practically dried up.
a. Crops following a two-year rota
tion, with sweet clover will gain in
yield from 25 to 50 per cent.
Dairying ls Different.
Dairying ie different from what it
?used to be 20 years ago. Today we
sell the butter fat and keep the skim ;
milk on the farm and we get a milk I
check which is real cash every week
or every month. In the earlier days
we used to skim the milk, churn the
butter, lake it to town and bring home
anything the merchant would let us
have in exchange.
It is expansive to let a cow fall in
her milk because of the lack of proper
WHITE CHINA GEESE
pert tho yearly yield of one pound
They originated in China, where for
centuries they have been bred to lay.
They begin to lay at '.ix months old.
They, are good brewers at one year
old, as they mature so early.
J. T. G.
RAISE WHEAT ON CORN LAND
Investigation Shows That Crop Was
Much Larger Than on Any Other
Soil in Northwest.
A singular fact came to the at
tention of farmers of the north cen
tral slates during harvest time. When
ever wheat had been sown on corn
land the crop was much larger than
on any other soil. Investigation has
shown this to be the case on so many
farms that it is believed to be the
It is, perhaps, fair to assume that
in any scheme of crop rotation the
intelligent farmer looks to the ad
vantage of thorough cultivation be
fore anything else. Certainly he may
with propriety be so advised. But
the next wise step would be to let
wheat follow corn.
When land plainly shows the need
of a rest a couple of crops of colver,
millet or Canada peas serve the pur
pose. The farmer who is fitting cattle
or hogs for market needs corn and
other fodder and he will find profit in
this sort of diversification, perhaps
far beyond what he can gain from
raising wheat. The whole argument
ls in favor of an intelligent diversity
of crops as well as a thorough culti
vation of the soil.
WATERING CAN FOR POULTRY
Useful Drinking Fountain for Chicks
May Be Made Out of an Ordinary
Baking Powder Can.
An ordinary baking powder can may
b*> converted into a useful drinking
fountain for the -micks by a slight in
dentation, vz shown in the sketch.
When the rim has been pressed in
about two inches, water may bo
poured into the can and the top tit
ted tightly on. The can should be in
verted and placed outside of the coop,
where only the chicks can reach it, as
the hen is liable to turn it over un
less it is larger than the ordinary can.
It could probably be placed near
enough to the hen so that she could
just reach it to drink out of it.
Apples Nipped by Frost.
Apples nipped on the trees by early
frosts may be saved by spraying with
cold water to draw out the frost. This
13 the conclusion of Dr. S. J. Hunter,
professor of entomology of the Univer
lty of Kansas and state entomologist
for that state, who conducted several
experiments this fall in the experimen
tal orchards of the university. If the
water is applied before tho apples be
.jin to thaw, he says, the bloom of the
apple is brought back and it is left
In perfect condition.
Feed for Colts.
After the colt has been weaned he
6hould be supplied with all the good
clover hay he will eat, being allowed
to feed off the ground. A liberal sup
ply of chopped oats should form a part
of the ration, and it may be made more
palatable and digestible by pouring
boiling water over them and allowing
them to stand in a closed vessel a few
hours before feeding.
DR. J. a BYRD,
OFFICE OVER POSTOFFICE.
Residence 'Phone 17-R. Office 3.
Appointments at Trenton
Street Compound Notice.
Notice is given that the annual
commutation tax for street, duty for
I i he year li? 14 has been fixed hy the
I town council at $2.00, the same to
j hp due and payable at my office
I luring the month of April 1014.
Persons liable thereto failing to pay
I same must wi rk on tho streets of
thc town for the period ol four
? -lays. See ordinance.
G. J. Norris,
Clerk of Town Council.
March 20, 1914.
TRUSTEES AND TEACHERS.
Trustees will please see that
teachers'final cia i ins are aecompa-'
nied by annual reports. Teachers!
, will lake notice that final claims
J will not be approved without an
I nual reports.
W. VV. Fuller,
Co. Supt. Ed.
?Special Farm Offer.
One hundred and seventy acres
highly improved, new buildings, 2
-tory colonial dwelling, everything
in neat and good order, just 1 mile
north of our town limits. $59.00
lier acre. Best offer yet.
E. .1. NORRIS.
i These are tu cite and admonish
! h kindred and credit?-rs of E. M.
linnell. . I above County and State,
leeeased, lo Hie any and all claim
ir claims against said ?state with
me, as requited hy law.
JOHN F. BUNCH,
North Augusta, S. C., Mar. 7, '14.
GEO. F. MIMS
Eyes examined and glasses fitted
"only when necessary. Optical
work of all kinds.
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
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There arc many little things to
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of lite. The hurry, hard work,
noise and strain all tell on us and
tend to provoke nervousness and
. irritability.. We are frequently so
worn out wc can neither eat, sleep
nor work with any comfort. We
are out of line with ourselves and
others as well.
A good tiling to do under such
circumstances is to take something
Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Pills
to relieve the strain on the nerves.
Mrs. J. B. Mansfield, 82 Plum St.,
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PRICE 60c and $1.00 AT ALL DRUGGISTS.
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We desire to notify our farmer friends that we are ready to supply them
with fertilizers in all of the popular brands and formulas. We sell the cele
These goods have been used by farmers of th's county for many years and j
have given satisfaction.
We also have contracted for a large supply of ingredients fi r mixing ?ei
tilizers at home. Bear in mind that we can rill your orders for any kind of
plant food, the dependable kind. Come in to see us.
W. W. Adams, & Company?
NOW is the time to protect your hovr.e against
the pestry disease-breeding fly, by putting in
Screen Windows and Doors. We have all sizes of
both and can fit any size opening. Windows at
40, 50, 60 and 75 cents, and doors at $1.25, $1.50,
$2.00 and $2.50.
Remember that one doctor's bill will screen your
Full stock of Ice Cream Freezers, all sizes. See
our Water Coolers. We have numerous other
seasonable articles for the home.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
and Farmers Hardware,
Our two stores, No. 972 Broad and No. 1,286 Broad
Street, stand wide open to our Edgefield friends.
In our up-town store in addition to a full stock of
furniture we carry a large supply of farmers hardware
that we are selling at close prices. Mr. Wyatt H. Ham
mond of Colliers is a member of the salcsforce at our
upper store and will always be pleased to see his Edge
We can supply anything you need in furniture.
Call to see us when in need of anything for the house.
If we haven't what you want in stock we will order it
E. M. ANDREWS FURNITURE COMPANY
972 Broad, Phone 445. 12SQ Broad, Phone 2311
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