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Overcoming tho "Fodder Disease."
This is a line year to bogia to con
quer the "fodder disease." There is,
or there should be, more land than
usual to uso tor hay crops, and so
long as there is land for growing
hay, and mowers to cut it with, wo
.should forgot that there is such a
thing as toiling In a fodder held.
"Give me a mowing machine ono
hour and 1 can make more good feed
than I could make all summer pull-,
ing fodder," says Winters. "I never
pull any fodder," says S. W. Foster,
of Newry, "tor I consider lt too ex
pensive a method of making feed."
Others who know' something about
farming say the same thing.
Plant now larger acreagos of cow
peas and sorghum, for it is hard to
boat this combination on medium
soil. Then there is Sudan grass,
which will give two or three good
cuttings. Then for good solis a fine
feed can be grown of soy beans in
rows, cultivated a few times and
mown for hay. Then if you have some
good fields of vetcli and oats, such
as Mr. Foster and Mr. Bnuknlght
have, you will have less need for
working hard In a fodder field and
cutting your corn yield at tho same
time you are pulling fodder.
"Grow more hay" should become
Gie motto of tho real farmer.
Have Cotton Cruded.
Tho official government cotton
grader stationed at westminster lias
graded around throe thousand hales,
most of it being for farmers In tho
section around Westminster, li'he
grading work of Mr. Anderson has
been very satisfactory, and some ex
cellent results have been shown.
In several instances about twenty
five bales or more have been grouped
together to bo offered for salo in lots
with excellent results. There is only
ono thing more satisfactory than
knowing tho actual grade and grade
valuo of your cotton, and that ls
gotting the price for it, and this has
boen accomplished in Westminster
a number of times. In fact, those
who have watched the markots closo
ly in tho Georgia towns and towns
of Oconeo say that a number of
times tho Westminster market has
hoon ahead of tho Georgia markets,
or up with thom.
A much larger number of farmers
from othor paris of the county
should avail themselves of tho op
fe fe Electric I
Anderson, Soi
portunity of having their cotton
I graded and stapled.
Good Seed for Oconeo.
Good seed are hoing, grown and
selected on the farms of W. R. Earle,
of the Earle's Grove section, and W.
K. Marett, of Westminster, ihy a
number of careful selections and ear
to-row tests carried on under the
supervision of the extension service
breeding expert, Mr. Carberry.
W. It. Earle is putting In fifty ear
to-row tests of the Douthit and Bald
win varieties of corn, and is using
25 of the 50 selections of "Earle's
Special" long staple cotton seed,
which was made with the expert
plant breeder last fall. This will
insure continuous improvement in
the variety which Mr. Earle is
Mr. Marett is putting In .'{0 plant
to-row tests on Cleveland Big Boll
and 48 ear-to-row tests on Douthit
These progressive plant breeders
will soon he in position to offer some
choice seed to the farmers of Oconeo.
Geo. R. Briggs, County Agent.
Well-Known Reader
at Chautauqua
Beulah Buck ls a reader possessing
a rare sense of dramatic values. She
will present nt tho coining Redpath
Chautauqua a program of varied se?
lectiors, splendidly rendered.
French, Dutch and German io
manco all navo stories basod on tho
cunning Reynard, tho fox.
Subscribe? for"TlioCourior. (Bost)
KE all other Delco-Lig
d this model at $295 has 1
ve-in-head, four-cycle,
tor. It is self-cranking.
y one place to oil. It rui
?,, is economical and easy
[irs of Delco-Light en
elopment, together with
e gained from over 135,000
ibined to produce the val
'esented in all Delco-Lighl
?re are twenty-five styles
Delco-Light plants, to r
d of farms, stores, country
those places where individi
its are a necessity.
ite for catalog or come in
you what Delco-Light
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ons and pays for itself.
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Moro Meetings Held.
On Tuesday afternoon, May 10th,
the Pine Grove Home Demonstration
Club met at the home of Mrs. J. <\.
McPhail. Nineteen members were
present. The subject for the after
noon was "Combination of Milk and
Eggs." The demonstrations glvon
were "Welsh rarebit," "Eggs a la
goldenrod" and "banana whip." Thc
members of the Garden Club were
visited and their plots inspected.
On Wednesday the Sewing Club at
Pair Play held a meeting at the
school house. The Home Demonstra
tion Club met also, 17 members be
ing present. The program was sim
ilar to that at Pine Grove.
The Cooking Club at South Union
met on Thursday afternoon with
Louise and Katie Polio Robinson.
Cake and bolled frosting were made.
Rain interfered with tho meeting
of tho Sewing Club at Earle's Grove
on Friday. The remainder of the
week was spent In the ofnee.
Ethel L. Counts,
County Home Dem. Agent.
Annual State Short Course
The Annual State Short Course
for Home Demonstration Club mem
bers will be held at Winthrop Col
lege June 3-9, Inclusive". Five wo
men and five girls are selected from
(he various home demonstration
clubs of each county as delegates to j
this short course. These members j
aro selected on account of their good
work and leadership in their coin-,
munities. Fully 100 women and girls
are expected to be present to enjoy
the many demonstrations and lec
The general theme of the program
this year will he "Hive at Home" and.
"Make Money at Home." Included In
this program will be the'utilization
of home produc?s, both as a means
of sustenance and of making money
at home. Prominent demonstrators
and lecturers from all parts of tho!
South will handle these subjects.!
The State home demonstration force!
In co-operation with Winthrop Col
lege, ls sparing neither Hmo nor ex
penso to mako the short course Inter
esting and profitable to all those who
A special feature for tho girls In
attondanco will bo tho daily health
program, in chargo of Miss Martha
Dinwlddlo, of tho United States Bu
reau of Education. The supervised
ht plants,
the famous
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to operate.
the experi
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ue that is
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and sizes
neet every
homes and
lal lighting
and let us
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recreation will also be an important
part of tile course, und will bo in
charge of a trained physical direc
Indications are that the 1921
?nonie Demonstration Short Course |
will be the best that has ever been
held in the State.
i {ich la n( I School to (Mose.
The Richland Graded School will
close the scholastic year with an ap
propriate program at thc academy
on Thursday, May 19th, beginning
at 8.15 p. m. The following program
will bo rendered:
Chorus-"The Pairies."
Chorus-"Southern Melodies."
"Tho Dengue of Nations"-Mildred
"The Confederate Soldier"--May
me M. Dendy.
"Tho American Indians" - Jack
Chorus-Just a Ray of Sunshine.
"Moral 'Ed U edition" - Kenneth
"Contentment"-Myra Driver.
"Tho Red Cross"-Clara George.
Address by Prof. Ii. C. McCants,
superintendent of Anderson City
Schools and president of the South
Carolina Teachers* Association.
Honorable mention of pupils.
The public is cordially Invited to
ly} present. There will bo no charge
for admittance.
The term of seven mon (hs has been
unusually successful, the teachers
have boen efflcient and faithful, the
pupils have shown a commendable
zeal to be taught and to learn; the
patrons have shown patience and in
terest. The teachers. Mrs. Hayden
Coe. principal, tu^l Miss Josie Hol
comb, assistant, have accepted the
school for the coming year.' All bills
have been paid, with a small balance
over. j. p. Stripling,
Chairman Hoard of Trustees.
r'rench tti\ nestored.
Of the 7,000.000 acres of land In
France made unlit for cultivation by
thc effects of battle from 1014 to 1018,
only 280,000 acres will not oe in n
condition to permit sowing during the
next senson.
Dand'od 40,000 Prisoners.
AfteT traveling 00.000 milos In th*
..Tlingit Murin" and enrrytng nearly 40,
OOO prisoners, a London police ?sr?
g?ant hM jrost ?eilreA
Meerschaum is oxtonsivoly used
ns fullers' oarth in Turkey, where it
is found moro abundantly than in
any other country.
Fairy Tale
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A brownie was allowing the boy and
girl adventurers some of the interest
ing things about the Hospitality ho
tel where lived Sir Hearty Cordiality.
The boy and girl were Oil their way
to the House of Secrete where they
were going to find out that tho great
est secret In the world was that of
Knowing how to play fair and to be
real pals, each with one another, sud
that all other secrets led to that one.
"We have keys to the doors," said
tue brownie, "but we don't like to uso
them. We have them beeauso you
know folks mustn't abuse this fine
Hospitality hotel. We want to show
hospitality ami we want to bo liked
In return. But wo don't want to be
made use of-and not cared for at
ali l
"Rut you must use the key to open
this cupboard. Every one who wants
to see within the cupboard must use
lt. It opens once and that is usually
enough for those who want something
that ls within."
"It sounds very mysterious," said
the girl.
"Open the door," said the brownie.
"Turn this key."
The girl put the key In the lock. It
was a very large key. She thought
the door would slick and that the lock
wouldn't work at once, but to hor sur
prise it opened So suddenly and .so
easily thnt she was almost frightened.
"Rut there is nothing inside," said
the boy. There were shelves and
"Ute th? Kay."
shelves und shelver, and there were
hooks and hooks and hooks.
"If you look a little further along,
at tlie end of th* top shelf, which you
can reach if you stand on your tip
toes, you will see some photographs,
You must take one."
The boy and the girl looked as the
brownie directed when all at once the
shelves began to fall and the hooks
began to go about, catching' the girl's
hair and giving it little pulls and
catching the boy's ear and giving lt
little twigs.
"This ls awful," shouted the boy.
"Oh, I can't get out. The door ls
closed and we're in the cupboard."
Rut no sooner had be said that than
tlie door opened again, the shelves all
appeared as shelves should appear,
.ven and quiet and orderly and the
hooks were quiet and in their places.
Master .Thoughtfulness lind now
Joined them. "Were the hooks and
shelves trying to teach you a lesson?
Well, we couldn't stand for thnt."
"What did they behave like that
for?" asked the girl, still a little
"Don't be frightened," said the
brownie, "for I promise nothing like
this will happen again. I couldn't
help lt, I really couldn't. If you had
been only guests it would have been
different, but as you're adventurers
and are on your way to the House of
Secrets you can't miss things by the
"The shelves and the hooks fall
upon creatures and pull at their hair
and their ears when they get the
cbnnce both here and through their
workers through the world to make
folks feel little guilty twinges whon
they remember that there was n time
that theg went off by themselves to
eat some cake or had a larger piece
of pie than some one else nt the table
when they were doing the cutting.
They do that so that creatures will
keep away from doing any of these
things. They won't go around If
they're not needed. They're not so
fond of work as all that.
"They merely love tho Hospitality
hotel people so much thnt they try to
punish inhospitality mid anyone who
doesn't like the word 'Share!'
"Rut get your photographs! .lt's
bed* time." The boy end the girl
readied to the top shelf and found n
lot of photographs. They were very
small. And yet they could tell iquite
plainly when they looked nt the two
they had taken that they were of Slr
Hearty Cordiality standing outside the
Hospitality hotel.
"If you will sleep tonight wh the
photographs close to your hearts the
likeness of Slr Hearty Cordiality will
never be forgotten by you. That ls
yet one more secret you're learning
Ever Steady-'? Capacity.
It was reported that the Hver
Steady Class had disbanded because
the members bad outgrown the Sunday
school dus? Idea l However, the renl
reason was that the class Ideal had
developed beyond the capacity of the
Ever Steady! 1-Girls' Companion.
P. 1). C. Chapter Confer? Cross of
Honor on M. S. Strlbling.
Richland, May 1?.-Special: Tho
Robort A. Thompson Chapter, U. D.
C., ot Westminster, hold a most on
Joyablo and impressive memorial
sorvico at tho homo of Mrs. J. R.
'Fondley on May I Otb (Memorial
Day for South Carolina.) Tho fol
lowing program was carried out: Tho
ritual was read, and tilt? was follow
ed by prayer by Marshall Strtbltng.
Few oyes wore dry when he closed.
After a short" business session, dur
ing which six new na tes wore voted
in for membership in the chapter,
"America"-was snug. A touching
memorial to tho Confederate dead
was road hy Mrs. Anna Anderson.
"Ole M a ssa's in tho Cold, Cold
Ground," was beautifully sung by
Miss Pauline Miller, Mrs. Peden An
derson and Mrs. Anna Anderson.
Miss Mary Rochester's recitation,
"You Pul No Plowers on My Papa's
Crave," made us hopo that no Con
federate gravo would be skipped
when the Howers were placod.
A quartette by Miss Miller, Mrs.
Peden Anderson, Mrs. J. H. Hull and
Mrs. A. Anderson followed.
Mrs. j, p. Strlbling made a short
talk, stressing tho importance of
getting up and keeping all tho his
toric facts and memorials possible
during tito present generation for fu
ture use In tho history of our county.
She also presented a loose-leaf note
book containing many typewritten
historical papers thal have been
handed in to her as historian of tho
A memorial paper of Major R. H.
Cross, who was a resident of West
minster was read.
After tho literary program carno
tho impressive sorvico of bestowing
a Confed?ralo Cross of Honor on
Marshall S. Strlbling, who is the old
est son of tho late W. W. Strlbling.
of Richland, who was a second lieu
tenant in Company C, 2(1 Regiment
of South Carolina Rifles. Tho many
strict rules pertaining to tho bestow
ing of a Cross of Honor were road by
the president.
Mr. Strlbling, on rocolvlng tho
(?ross of Honor, made a most touch
ing talk on tho Sacredness of Mem
ory. He feelingly spoke of his fath
er's company, ho knowing many of
tho mon as they "went from here
among us." A number of thom woro
his own relativos. He hold the Hst of
his father's company in his band and
said every ono but two had answered
"The Dust Roll-Call."
After prayer tho flowers In abund
ance wore carried by tho mombors to
the two cemeteries, whore they wore
placed on the graves.
Tho Confederate Cross of Honor
ls bestowed by tho U. D. C. on tho
oldest son, or oldest living descend
ant, of a deceased Confederate sol
dier. There aro many who should
apply to ono of tho U. D. C. chapters
in Oconee county and receive those
crosses. Mrs. J. P. Strlbling,
< 'liutign School Closes.
Tho Chauga school closed a most
successful session of seven mouths
on May 13, at which time three or
four hundred frionds were enter
tained with an evening of songs, rec
itations and plays. Tho following
program was carried out:
Song, "America"-'By school.
Prayer by W. M. Collins.
Welcome by Ciato Collins.
Dialogue, "Five Little Chicks."
Dialogue, "Scat."
Tableau, "Rock of Ages."
Doclamat'on by Bari Sullivan.
"Our Flag," by throe children.
"Pulling Sam's Tooth," by two
Song, "Llttlo Feet, be Careful."
"A Joko." by a llttlo boy.
Recitation by Charlie Suttlos.
'Pantomime, "Nearer, My God, to
Then "
Recitation, "Tho Bridge Keeper's
Dialogue, "Samantha Jane."
Song, "Carry Me Back to Old Vir
gin ny."
"Dot Entertains."
Spelling match.
Recitation, by Walter stanton.
"A Courtship," by two children.
"Now Scholars." by six girls.
Song, "America, the Beautiful."
Declamation by Earl Sullivan.
"A pleasant Smile," by throe girls.
Song by littlo children.
"Good-bye," hy Jessie sullies.
Dismissed with prayer by Rev. W.
II, Blackwell.
Tho teachers, Misses Carrte Lee
and Chira Snead, have done a good
work at this place. Tho patrons and
trustees regret very much that they
have decided to discontinue teaching
for the present. Tho pooplo of our
community wish them much succoss
In the future.
Cotton plant seeds, which onco
wore burned, aro now sources of a
variety of food oils.
The Juico wasted"from tho remo
val of chorry seeds ls mado Into a
Jolly with a rich flavor.

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