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PRODUCING EGGS \U WINTER
Keep Before Hens Constant Supply of
High Protein Meat Scrap, Grit
and Fresh Water.
Keep before the hens that you are
using for winter egg production, a con
stant supply of Irish protein meat |
scrap, complete grit, "crushed oyster j
shell, and supply fresh, clean water
abundantly and regularly, and see to j
lt that the water does not become j
frozen in cold weather, as there has j
been no invention forthcoming from
our geniuses in this line of industry
which will provide the chicken with
Animal food is extremely essential
In securing heavy winter egg yield,
and as a rule, this can best be sup
plied in the form of meat scrap, as it
lt the most economical and convenient
. Fowls greatly prefer green-cut bone,
and if it is practical, we should re
spect our feathered friends' tastes as
near as possible.
BREED FROM VIGOROUS HENS
Ideal Mating for Breeding Purposes ta
Yearling Cocks With Well-Devel.
oped Yearling Females.
(By J. E. DOUGHERTY, University of
California, College of Agriculture.)
The production of a large egg con- i
taining a strong embryo and plenty of
nourishment requires that a hen pos
sess well-matured productive organs.
It is necessary that the embryo not
only have plenty of space within the i
Five-Months-Old Barred Rock Pullet,
Owned by Fred Kuntz, Forest Glen,.
shell in which to grow but also be sup
plied with an abundance of food mate- :
rials with which to make that growth.
A pullet does not ordinarily possess
reproductive organs sufficiently well j
developed to produce such an egg. j
Therefore a pullet does not produce ,
as good hatching eggs and is not as
desirable for breeding purposes as is !
the yearling hen. The pullet must
necessarily utilize some of her ener
gies in further growth and develop-1
mont. After attaining her full size, :
she still has to fill out and mature, as j
well as strength an her laying organs
Among the Mediterranean class of
fowls, such as the Leghorn and Minor- '
ca, the male3 seem to develop sexually j
more rapidly than the females. Well
developed Mediterranean cockerels are
therefore very often used ai; breeders
when mated with yearling hens. The
ideal mating, however, for breeding
purposes, is that of vigorous yearling .
cocks with well-developed yearling !
DAMAGED WHEAT FOR FOWLS i
Large Fart of Crop Unfit fer Mi?ing
Can 3e Fed to Foultry-Hoid j
on to Late Pullets.
The frequent statement that a large ?
part of the winter wheat crop will i
prove unfit for milling should be en- j
couraging to poultry-keepers as ir.r?i- j
eating cheaper feed this winter. Tho j
[proportion is put at 60,000,000 to 100,- j
?000,000 bushels o::t. of 600,000,000 hush
els. It is said that it can be fed to I
?hogs. It can also he fed to chickens,
il not too musty. Caution should be
:used on that point. "It's an ill wind
ithat blows nobody good," and poultry
; keepers should not be in haste to mar
jket latc-hatched pullets on the ground !
that lt will cost too much to feed them
High Egg Production.
Some of the characteristics in
! fowls of high egg production are:
i Late molt and rough appearance, palo i
shanks, black ear lobes, and wide-j
spread pelvic bones. Tho activity of j
the fowl is a very good indication of j
ihigh egg production.
I Cull the Flock Early.
Begin to cull early, selecting the
more promising or.e3 and see that
tney iiPTe an abundance o? room, not ;
only n yards, but m roosting quar-1
ters as well.
m THE GIL
By FOP.EES DWIGHT.
Edward Frisby, sadly perturbed,
mounted the steps of the Stanwoous'
house and rang the bell. Of the maid,
who opened the door for hi:n. he asked
so sharply if Miss Stanwood were in
that the girl involuntarily stepped
away from him. JYesc-ntly Helen was
standing there before him.
"Why at this unseemly hour of the
day, Ned?" she was asking.
"I came to set my mind at rest,"
said he. "1 want you to tell me it
isn't true-that you're going to ride
at the head of the procession as Joan
of Arc tomorrow?"
She tried to smile nonchalantly,
blushed a little, and turned away her
"Yes, it's true," said she. "I wasn't
originally cast for that role, you un
derstand. It was Alice Marr. But
she's ill. So they've asked me and
"Good heavens! Of course you
can't!" said he.
She made a wry little face. Also
her right hand went aut in a little im
"Neddy, don't be horrid," she urged.
"I'm not," said he. "Why, goodness
gracious, child, it would be- You'd
have to be in armor, of course?" he
broke off suddenly.
"Of course," she admitted with the
faintest of added color.
"Well, don't," said he.
"For what specific reason?" she de
"Because I ask lt." j
"That isn't enough."
"Isn't it?" said he. "Then let me
say, because, if you do persist-if you
don't think any more for me than that.,
I don't think I'd better come here any
She looked at hint wide-eyed for a 1
moment Then quietly she slipped off j
the ring on the third finger of her left j
hand and passed it to him.
"AB you like," said she. "I shall be
Jeanne d'Arc tomorrow."
Before he could remonstrate she
was gone. She stepped past him and i
he heard her going very firmly up the |
stairs. He started to call after her, j
but instead be squared his shoulders j
and went out. and he did not close the j
front door quite as softly as was his |
He went to the club that night and
to forget his troubles he plunged into
a game of bridge with Norton and i
Babcock and old Colonel Haskins. He .
played later than he had meant to;
also he played very badly. In conse
quence he overslept next morning,
ar?d he had an important appointment
with a client at his office at 9:30
o clock. It was after ten o'clock when
he rushed downtown.
Martial muEic gave him pause, j
Hand-clappings and cheers also greet
ed his ears. Of course, the parade, j
H6 started on, but at that moment Ihe
head of the parade came abreast him. j
Behind the band was a huge banner j
with the legend:
"VOTES FOR WOMEN."
And just back of that was a wonder- '.
ful vision, a girl in flashing armor, trim j
and lithe and straight on a snow- j
white horse. The shimmering helmet j
she carried in her hands, leaving her I
hair -ike spun gold gleaming in the j
Frisby stood quito still while the
rest of the procession passed. At the i
end was a nandful ot men, marching ;
sturdily and looking very sheepish un
der the gibes that were hurled at them
from their watching brothers on the 1
Frisby had quite forgotten that eli-1
ent at his office. AU he thought of j
was that wonderful girl at the head of j
the procession on the snow-white
He pushed through the crowd, in
another moment he had joined those 1
shame-faced, marching men at the end
of the procession. Then he marched i
grimly, unmindful apparently that he j
was being invited to go nome and !
wash the dishes and that he was being !
told in many falsetto voices how per
fectly sweet he looked.
There was a reviewing stand in1
iront of the Women's clubhouse. On ;
tue stand vere various notables, men |
and wemen, and before it while the j
procession passed, the matchless Joan !
ot Arc sat h?r white charger in her |
As the tail cf the procession came
along she caught sight of the standard
bearer. She gasped in surprise. She
said, "Edward!" very softly, but quite
distinctly. Then, as the banner was
dipped to her in salute, she bent her
head and unloDssd upon him the most
dazzling smile imaginable.
She had just reacted home and run
inside, and old William, their gardener,
was holding the horse, when Frisby
burst in. In his excitement he had
even forgotten to ring. She started
with an embarrassed little laugh to
run upstairs (she was still in the ar
mer), but he caught her in his arms.
"Dearie." he cried contritely, as ne
Ashed m his pocket, ' take off that tiD
cr.n of a gauntlet and let me slip this
tack again, please. I was wrong-all
wrong, as usual. Please let me put lt
"Oh, Neddy." she laughed, "do look
out. This armor ls all covered over
with sharp points. Be careful!"
"It's well worth being cut to pieces
for,'* he s'iid with conviction, drawing
ber ye! closer io him.
?Ccpj .. ?ht bj- the McClure Newspaper
The model is ot cream-colored lace
with a pepi um of lace coming to a
point on each side. The wald ls
made of lace laid in plaits. The
shoulder straps are of blue vstvst
and ribbons hold the waist In place.
A rose is placed in the front of the
waist where the shoulder atrapa
are sewn. A satin girdle completos
HAT AND COIFFURE STYl?S
White Felt Headgear Likely to Be
the Favorite of the Younger Q*s>
The younger generation will lind
the hat of white felt, trimmed witt, a
bow of ribbon or a band and tassel
ot beads, usually becoming, while
their elders will wear the toqua or
sailor of fabric.
Speaking of bead trimmings, line
out of ten hats have small porcelain
beads used in some form or other to
adorn the brims or crowns. There are
borders in conventional designs of one,
two or three color combinations; tas
sels and cords formed of beads; head
fringe and bead encrusted bands wo?
en in true AmericanTndian style^F
Just one word more anent the ?ew
The broad-brimmed sailor has
brought about a change in the arrange
ment of our tresses. It can no longer
he drawn back, smooth and waveleas,
as it was for the summer hats, but
must be wavy and looser at the sides.
The proper way to wear the sailor
is tipped over one side, and this means
that there must be softening strands
of hair puffed out at the sides.
"Straws show which way the wind
blows," they said, and Judging from
present indications the hat of felt or
fabric promises to crowd out of ex
istence the once popular veilvst
PETTICOAT MUST BE FLUFFY
But Flare Must Always Be So Ar*
ranged That lt Falls From
Petticoat widths are from 2% to 2%
yards. Plain and accordion-plaited
flounces are run with cording to re
move any falling closely around the
ankles or above, as few petticoats
come to the ankles. If a petticoat
matches the suit,\t is likely to be of
African brown, taupe, Russian green,
black, wine, navy or purple. Plaided
petticoats are darker than usual, but
of rich combinations. The flare all
comes from the knees down.
Chiffon and Georgette crepe petti
coats are made ol' every shade known
in dresses, from white to black. They
are usually of white, flesh, black, navy,
taupe, African brown, dark green or
purple. A cotton petticoat should al
ways be worn under one of chiffon, of
the same color, but not as wide.
Princess slips to wear with one
pince dresses are made of cotton, ines
sa line, taffeta, crepe or lingerie cot
ton. A fine quality mohair fabric is
used for petticoats, in all the shades,
in very lustrous, and is washable and
dust shedding and will not crack or
crease. For those who prefer filmy
cotton and lace petticoats under an
evening dress to one of silk fine or
gandie is made up with tiny ruffles
and val lace.
Crepe petticoats that clean and
launder are gathered to a deep-hip
yoke,Vith an accordion-plaited flounce
lower down, headed by a satin ribbon
run in a casing; tied at the back.
White crepe petticoats of a very
dressy nature are flounced with hand
Hang in Damp Place.
When you have a silk dress that
cannot be rolled in a damp cloth or
otherwise dampened, and you wish to
pres? i' ./Ut. try hanging it in a aainp
place for a few hours and it will ab
sorb enouga moisture to press nicely.
SCIATICA'S PIERCING PAIN
To kill the nerve pal ns of Sciatica
you can always depend on Sloan's
Liniment. It penetrates to the ?eat
'..of paie and bring* ease as soon as
ii is ?pplied. A great comfort too
with ?Sloan's is that no rubbing is
required. Sloan's Liniment is in
valuable for stopping; muscular or
I nerve pain of any kind. Try it at
once if vou suffer with Rheuma
tism, Lumbago, Sore Throat, Pain
in ( best, Sprains, Bruises, etc. ll
is excellent for Neuralgia and Head
ache. 2;')c. at all Druggists. 3
I The Rayo Lights
Like a Gas Jet
TO light the Rayo
lamp you don't
have to remove the
shade or the chim
ney. Just lift the gal
lery and touch a
match. It is just as
easy to light as a gas
burner and it requires
little effort to keep it
are the modern
lamps for the farm.
Simple in design -
yet an ornament to
any room in the
Use Aladdin Security 1
Oil or Diamond
White Oil to obtain
best results in Oil
Stoves, Lamps and
'The Rayo is only one of
our many products that are
known in the household
and on the farm for their
quality and economy.
Ask for them by name and
you arc sure of satisfaction.
Standard Hand Sepa
Eureka Harness Oil
Mioa Axle Grease
If your dealer does not
have them, write to our
S "ANDARD OH. COMPANY
Washington, D. C Charlotte. N. C.
Norfolk. W.Va. Charleston, W.V?.
Richmond. Va. Charleston, S. C
Ga. R. R. Bank
647 BROAD STREET
B. F. JONES
EDGEFIELD, S. C.
All persons are warned not to
hunt on land owned or controlled
by me. This ra?a?$ everybody, so
please stay off.
G. T. S WEA RINGEN.
Trenton, S. C.
Ford Cars Have
Stood the Test
I The experience of scores of own
I ers of the Ford Automobiles has
proven that there is nothing better
made for the Edgefield roads. Ford
cars will carry you safely over any
road that a buggy or any other ve
hicle can travel.
An Ali-the-Year-Around Car
They are light, jet substantially
built. They are cheap, yet the best
of material is used in tlieir con
struction. Are you contemplating
purchasing a car? Let us show
you a Ford Run-About or Touring
G. W. ADAMS
Edgefield Auto Repair Shop
Next to Court House
K^waoBMiiiiiiiiiiiiipi,!!! mi jf
S. M- Whitney Co.
Personal Attention to all Business. Correspond
We have the largest assortment of pres
ents in every department that we have ever
shown. We have ordered largely of Clocks.
Watches, Gold and Silver Jewelry, Sterling
Silverware, Cut Glass and China. Every de
partment is filled.
It matters not what you want we have it or
will order it out at once.
Come in to see us. We have our entire stock
marked very low, much lower than jrou find the
same class of goods elsewhere.
706 Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia
We announce to our Edgefield friends that we carry
the largest stock of Fresh Fruits, Candies and miscella
neous Table Delacacies in Augusta. Come in to see
us when in the city
California . Fruit. Store
Corner Jackson and Ellis Sts.
The won def lilly different coffee in
the ' .
Hermetically Sealed Can
Penn & Holstein