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FeMmers' Union Bureau of
- - -Conducted by the
South Carolina Farmers' Educa
tional and Co-Operation Union.
OWCommunications intended for this
department should be addressed to J. C'
Stribling, Pendleton, S. C.
Every Effort To Be Made By Clem
son To Make Them A Suc
Clemson College, S. C., May 8, '00.
Editor of The Herald and News:
Newherry, S. C.
)ear Sir: The president of the col
lege hlas directed ie as director of
armers' institiltes to senld out, no
ties of tlie Farmers' istitiutes to bie
hield in this state dtiuring this sum
mer. You will find inelosed one of
Thie time hals come whien thiese inl
stittutiotis ('all )e inade of great valte
to the farmers of this state and we
are going to put forlt every effort to
Imiake the institutes tiis s0ason a per
feet. success. The Southiern railway
has agaiu kindly granited to Clemson
college tlie uise of a vesti)l. ear to
he used if I his institiute work, and the
collee is goi to have IIhis ear lit
Il IIIp witi i1erial I4o demn.mist rate
in) a pietical way the wlirk that is
bein... donle at Clemlson vollee. We
will ha.ve speclimenls of1 mlinlerals fro-m
MII '( gel 4gicl I departmilenlt. showing
the muitivral weall1h ofI this slaiv. We
will have loil thie (.tdologiel e
partimlent, speviliveis of1' tll of it'e inl
juriouls inlseets fIud inl this state 1111(
will disirile lieerahirv fim make
leeles ('11 Imethmis qdf combatil ngli"
Ohese inlsect pests. We will have oin
exhilbition il tlie car mlore thanl I'orfy
valrieties of co(ton, 1thirtY viarivties o)fI
(10m*1n, sixt v vaiet l ()I vmwpvas, fitr
Iecn vie tis of ve-th. AId we will
lave .\ew'rts with us too Iv'eture 4inl
tlhese vali. IanIts. poilt lig 41111 the
.4Mid 1'eatilres of, thest. iiYereni t v'llri
elies. We will liave experts 1o odvliv
er lelres p111411 1ortivetiltuIral sub
jvcts andi(l will lmve exhii)itedl inl the
(-ar' mterial slhowing ie differien
ith1ods oI, pruntinl,g grapes, friulit
1rees, ec. We will Ialso have a i11mn11
ler of varieties of pecais oil exhibi
Mesides th1is we( will have tihe latest
and1(l imost ,imptrove.d appaiiratuts for
hand111ll.-Ing ilk. Wte will halve cream11
sopaatl11ors, 111141 ililk t(estrs, and if
Ithe 1amIllers desire it,. ve will pit
tiese inti prtical operation inl fihe
( oltal, tlg le tarm1Illers sve low tlese
dlif'erent. mHilnes work. We w!NvilIl
have dilagraitis an1d (1hatt1-s shoiwinitg tle
tfle 114 ti ' exilets will (eliver lee
tilIes upon l inj, f1eed11inig alnd
emte 4 all kiiiils 41 live ,tovk. We
will ailso haZve' leeltw upon 11441 soil im
p1lan4i's. t We ill4 t have41 wigiieus i ithis
'air a miat'ic lantterni andt we' will give
illulstrated '4 1' le l'es upon) it timnher'i of
agiriul luiral subjec'ts. Th'lese lectur11
eriS w ill giv the resul('5I ts of th exp4 (Neri -
mntfs bieinig, pelrformeds' ait Ihis clle11gs
ahe emmlIltry'. W\e will have views
poun11ds thait gol itnto thle ninuftet ure
de4.l iver' lectue upon'5ll)51 thle v'atlue of1
lizersi'. We will have itmiterial to show
lie pr'operi waty of matik ing gria ft s, the
be~st methoild of pruIning grape4l vines,5
all of' t his withI the v'iew of obltalining
t.ioii woirk of' thle (lemison college stut
deints in other departments of' the ('(l
lege aside fromt tat of agricultutre.
For' elxale, mach('lines diesigined iand
made by the mechanical sttudentts, and(
fdibrics of all kinds made by the tex
.tile stuidents. We will htave with us
gentlemen to) lecture upon01 edcla tijonllt
subjects at thte eventing meetings.
-Ver'y trtuly your*s,
Clemson college is now ready to re
ceive app1licationls from residents of
this county for Farmers' Inst.itutes to
be held during thte comning sumr,'
The applications must state the place
at which the meeting is desired and ho
&i.gned by fifteen farmers of the lo
eity. It is necessary that all appli
cAtions be handed in by June 8th, as
the schedule for the meetings mhust be
prepared at that time.
D~ o not dress salads with sugar and
4ti vinegar, lightly seasoned.
Burned or discolored enamel ware
may be cleaned by a rubbing with a
paste made of kitchen salt and vine
For wagon grease or tar spots rut
well with kereosene while the grease
is fresh, then wash out in cold, soft
water, using no soap.
Kerosene will remove inkstains
aid fresh pa' int, while nothing takes
out blood stains better than cold soap
suds, to which kerosene has been add
ter is an admirable combination foi
scouring brass, but is not good foi
one's stomach. Use a mixture of oi
and vinegar, lightely seasoned.
Candles should be stored for sis
or eight weeks before being used, they
will then burn more brightly and
more slowly than when lighted at
Pleased With Macadam Roads.
No one enterprise has advertised
Meeklenbuirg county and Charlott<
more than the macadam roads that ex
tend from the city far into the coun.
try. The fame of these thoroughfares
has been recorded in history, sung ir
song 1111d discussed in many statem
and counties. Hardly a inonth pass.
es that somie one or soie party doc:
iiot conime liere to study tle roads, th
method of' building them and the in.
1linelnce tha1t they have on land val1Iue8
1111d tle eolde gelerally.
One of the most interesting, cam
paigIIS fi' recent Years is that nOW il
rogrss in lHockinghai county
where 1 lhe qest ion of a $300,000 bonli
issiue is at s.ake. nldividuals aud
delegations have coime lire ito see th<
ma111(adamIlliized roads anid to get what
poinlts for' and agaiin.A the I iroads the.
volh. The frllowing resolhit ionl
adopfled by Ia delegationl that spent
11V lay ft last week here and pub
lisled inl (he 11eidsville l1eview o
May 4. will be read with inleres
Hrotuilit Ile emtryl v:
" I'le dole...-at iiti - ,of flrier,. NiII
wevIt to. il,(ek le'lhulilr.. co intY Thuri1-s
LA Iv II -(N1 lilt a Ie . t . t he. conditI if )In
I here wi ii er 4'ii to Il i1e, l'a i n11111
'" i4Is, n.-111fu ed last ni i-h t 11141 ar(
verY enth011usialstic over the trip. Thenc
Were sevNitevin inl the p)arty, everI
1am11iler except onle havinl.. hither
hweln i,ainst liockingini's bond is
site. Today every one except Mr,
Saulel J. Mleador. is Suipporting thle
MICasur1e. lie stopped over in Ouil
loi, which has recently voted )onids
ill order to siatisfy hiimself' if the bond
isstiv is best.
'Th)e dele.4ition bronglIt back
-xrvn yal 1Y11idaviis and stiflemlends
sign.11ed by fillivers 1iiil fitarilers of
Meck leIbt rg. The l?eview is asked
to prin t Ile 'ollowinqg:
"We, t he4' ile 1dersined. meimber.
41f the diele..at1ion1 40, voters and tax
road114s. W ishin the~.I 1 vo)t ers of Rock
inugham11 ('(un41, who~i4 have noEt hiad the
plioved (or)Iu ofw illspeli nug mvitityadam
s, to knowv iwhiat we have ace
Ia iined on the subl)ject, .we suibmiit thle
foalloin~ g staitement1'l o f fac s:
" Tlithuday4t'l m tring wve were'4 met
and14 accon:panBliedi(t 44n a tour11 of inspee00
tion1 of 144 th roads5 by a nutmber of
mile5s of14 roads,In s t11piea farmi'
who lived both on and i( off thle mlSaad
'1m1 roadl s. Man of4) us v'isited thle
1road4- worik ig camp,U and me11 at Mr'. Lit -
lie, super'visor, and14 thle gentlemen wh'lo
have charge of thle road manking in
111a1 'outy . 'We hav'e thle test inony
oIfi farmers iaS tilllows:
" 'FirsI, hait thle assessed value of
I'llrms1 lanids for1 Iutaation is $8 to $10
"'Se'onld, ThlatI said lands, ly ing
x to eight miles fro'4m CharIot te, can
he sold( at $50 to $60 per oer'e.
" Third, That the 1)o11 tax is niow
$2, and1 that. two or three year's age
it was $3.50.
six to sevent mtiles from Charlotte
stated that in miid-winiter', with ar
alverage pair of mules, would haul
I wo'( 14ons of fert ilizer from Char'lotte
to thir farms at a load and mlak(
Iwo trips per1 (lay.
"' ' We learned that this road build
ing lias been going on in Mecklen.
burg (county for 22 years and that
they havec 140 miles of road built
Niumbers of farmers andi business mner
stalted that if they had to beglin aneon
they wouild pre'fer' to vote a bond is.
sue thain 14) follow- t.he methods that
have~' been pursued, for reasons as fol.
" 'First, That the roads they noit
have could be0 built in four or five
years, and they would have received
the consequent benefits many yeart
,"'Second, The people who are pay.
img for roads nowv will get the use
thereof for a comparatively short
p)erlod and that coming generationt
vill enjoy the benefits without having
shared the burden.
' ' Not a membor offfi,6egation
found any man- who was -bpdeed to
the system. It is belie,e .y us- o
and we have sought in(Qr3iation on t
this subject-that the roads Qf Rock- o
ingham county can bg biailt, ks pro- u
vided by the bill, $2,000 ''r ,mile, or li
less. We find, also, that tho average a
cost of repairing maca.da 'oad per v
i inile is $12 'per year, 'ad, therefore,
the cost of repairing our pro oded 158 1)
miles would be only $1)89U, per an- t
' 'After what we have Aeen and I
heard we cannot refrain and do not ii
refrain from saying that we favor
the bond issue for good roads'in our G
county, and support the measure and d
urge uponl every voter, for,.the- good ,
of the county, himself anitl ii faimi- t
ly, that he vote for our good roads I
'Janies E. Roberts.
'' 'L. S. Waler.
'' ' 1J. P. Smothers.
' 'R. E. Wall.
'' 'James N. McColluni. 8
'' 'J. T. Stallings. t
' 'R. E. Price. - 1
' 'J. A. Hifhfell. I
'' ',rnest Boyles.
'' 'Nathan Case.
'' 'J. S. McAllister.
'' 'G. W. Carver.
'' 'S. 11. Carver.' ''
REASON AND FUN IN ANIMALS.
Performances of Beetles That iint v
at Poessaing H'imiai Traita.
The saga.i: of ani, is ;) well
knimwn tliati i has led1 a I nainI- e
i.As to sispee! that m:si. 11.1,V are e m -
edl with 11a i. In receit ksise of I
Nattire. WN'. Callownavy describes I i
behavior df -s .Im: tiny b. vk h-v
whliebI seems tio lwinl inl thle Qsamel di- %I
reetimn. ande tk1VV!I o a so1nse o: hu).
'I'li insects were about three-ViI.- I
ths III' a : h hm.1;i111g. and14 were e I I. ie
il rolliiy 4ui ' gesille lIope baIls of
ateia. hnaaninlvh - ili .ililmvi..
wieh, they viely niicapit to toe
effed Su--il they woulld wcrki
iln Ir I'. n b114 2i.i ill fronlt o I
ball, puillinl. Iln ii, m114 thr mther b -
hin,. pulshinig. Okeasililllly lihe bail
W0uld rl away, bit t le b we ls
wmuld follow and recover it, andtln
(1u1t it to its destination. Once a ball
that had esealped changed its course
abruptly. The pursuing beeltles went
dowNi tihe grade to its foot beside a
water course. Failin. to Iin-1 it. iley I
traversed (lhe route up ad (owN Iev
eral Gimes, but without disef,eriing
where it had gone. This beihavior
was not Sit very won (erifull perlihap3,
but al additional incident Ielit0.i1
ed by 1r. (alloway is certainily a lit
lie mlore so.
A slitiry beetle rolling at ceiimpara
lively new ball had realied a distance
o Ilnlle or1 Iten inhleles fromnill the11. h lp
wien a sectind unoccupied beetle, con
ing Iifim thle oppos)0ite direc~.tion,1 stood
upl iln fronltio the rolIling ball1 as5 if v
with th le intention)1 of pllinig it for- I
ward and assisting the first. [ustead j
of dloing so1 however, it bronght the r
ball1 to a dead( stop. Ini~f va ite first e
1bee t'e tried t(o move the ball ; the see
4)nd( held it fast. The ih-st then got g
do4wnI and( peeredl roulnd thle side0 of
Itle ball1, app)larent ly with th le ob)jectt
of1 ascerta11iig thle niature of thle ob
st acle. While t his examinat io n wase
p)ro(eedhing thle second, with its forb.
feet still r'esting upjoni thle upper01 p)art
f the ball, necithier puished nor11 moved'
mi any13 way.
ThIe first lhen stoodi up1 againl be
hiiid the ball1 and pushed it as before,
bu1t still the ball did not mofve. For p
the sec0ond timie the beeCtle go)t down'i, ii
made(l an1 examhinationl as before, then, t
crouching with its back well under o
the lower curve of the ball, heaved C
with all its might-in the same way v
as a workman does iln similar circum- I
stances-but the ball1 remained sta- I
tionary. The first beetle then came t
out from nuder the ball1, and was pro
ceeding roundi its right hand side
with some newv intention, when the al
two seemed to catch sight of each f
other. The second beetle threw It- 1:
aelf on the ground with the quickness
of thought, and fled, pursued by the C
other, both running at their utmost
Fear, anld a sense of guilt, seemed
to spur the flight of the one, resent- p
menit and anger tile pur11suit of tilei
other. In a chase which wvas contin- c
lied for a distance of six inches the
fleeing beetle, which hlad started wvith
an advantage of about an inch and I
a half, increased the distance be- a
tweenl its pursuer and( itself to more
than two inc,hes, when the former, .t
seeing the futility of further purguity. i
stopped, returned to thle bail, and re- t
suimed its occupation of rolling it.
The reason 'why the second beetle i
stopped the bail, remained absolutely ,c
mlo'Ain1sf wheti the ('Iher sot.'dowVn
to reconnQitre, anud ran away ,whon
it saw it was discovered, is not ap. s
parent. Mv Galloway suspeot4, i
though, that the performance wasg4
spired by a love of amusement t
#ao 0he 4st of Us
"George,. dear," she said a 'night
r two before the wedding, "do you
4ink it .Vossible that our'love and
ur married life ea become the com
tojiplace,. coldly Practical love and
fe ok the married' people'.0e see
round us? Oh, George, my heart
'ould break if -I thought sol"
"But it will ndt be so,'' said George
assionately, -"We love each other
)o tenderly, too fondly for that. Ou
>ve is not the ordinary%kind, my dar
ng, and 'our lives will not be so. Ah,
d, no, my 4ngel; that cin never be I'
And the other day she said: ''I say
leorge, how would you like pork foi
inner with apple sauce? You would
dl. right, then, end dol't you forget
hat feeding .bottle for the baby, oi
'll send you back after it, and mind
hat you'don't keel dinner waiting.'
And he, with a falling off of the
lassion of ten years,:. ago, replied
'All right, Lou, and I wish you'd
ew a button on the back part of those
triped trousers of mine. 'You'll fin(
hem hanging over a chair in 1u1
ooin. Don't have the pork as ilry aF
fst time, and you watch the baby'f
old. That watering of the eyes look
ke measles to me. Goodby.
A Loud Whistle.
A clergyman in Scotland desired
is hearers never to call one anlothei
'liars'' but when any one said ''tin
hing that was not'' tiheyl otlt tu
One Suiiday he preachod a sermiloll
1 the parable of the loaves and fish
s and being at a loss to explain it
aid the loaves were not like those
o%wiays-they were as big as somc
f the hills o' Scotland.
He had searcely pronounced thes(
Ords whenl he heard a loud whistle.
"Wha's that ea's Ime a liar?''
''It is 1, Willy Macdonald, the ha
"Well, Willy.. what objection ha
v to what I han' told you?''.
"ione. sir. ofily -T want to kn%o
int Sort o' ovens ih'ey 1)d to bak<
hioSe. loaves ini ?''
A Hen or A Heagqe.
A certain celebrity found himsel
I a city banquet next to a portly al
''My grandfather knew Napoleon,'
aid the latter to the distinguishei
uest. ''The emperor gave hin a love
v snuff box. There is a hen on th<
)car me!'' replied the celebrity
'It is probably an eagle, not a hen.'
No, it is a hen,'' persisted the al.
erilai, producing the box from hi.
oCket and proudly displaying the
itial ''N'' of the emperor's naic
ii brillianis on the lid.
A F'rench judge v-isit ing England
-as riding in a Londont train car when
wc coniductor asked for his fare. The
Ldge offered a sixpence andi wheln h<
eeeivedl fourpence change gave thit
anduhetoir twopecnce, saying:
''Her~e, my man, get yourself a
lass of beer.''
A clergymani, sitting opposito, in
'' Excuse me, sir, but is it wvise te
ncouirage dlrinking? I have noi
meched a glass of beer for years.''
''Poor mani! '' exclaimed the judge~
Take ze odder t wopence.''
Beat Them All..
The United States exported mnor<
oods in 1905 than any other nation
ithe world, according to the statis
ies tabulated b)y the British board
f trade. The total exports of this
riuntiry amounted to $1,621,000,00C
rhile that of the inext nation, Great
Iritian, only reached $1,000,000,000
ni imports Great Britian, -ranlis first
ie Uniited States third.
Make the girl ill the looking glast
s sweet as you can. She's a good
riend to you, and you want to treal
Most of us count up overything
Ise but our blessings. Right ther<
ur adding nmachine stops. It isn 'I
Pet (logs 'in sunbonnets and blut
lass spectaeles may .be seen follow
ng their owners throughi the streeth
f Berlin in hot weather.
Whenever a girl wants to find r
eal hero she looks for him betweer:
he cover pages of a dime niovel-thtai
ras written by a man.
A physician's remedy for burns h
ado fromt equal parts of linseed oil
nd lime water. This inixture sh6uld
iways be in one's medicine chtest.
The woman who is not busy is at
are that she ought to be laboled .and
bhibited&in a museum as an obsolet<
phlmen of thd daughters of Eve.
~o build lup the tissues oif the hod3
ip a glass of richt erhamy' nillkbefort
'Soihe~ men are kntwn by the 'or
lieproefuss to do
We are nOw pre6ited I
dry-thp, sarme day it isrei
at our office at 8 a. m
man of'20 t-ars experi
acpommto *g help IS
less than 5c. All of this
Now don't fo- get the Cl
monee no washee.
Yours for bus!
Which we use are without e:
'We believe In PURITY.
W We constantly preach PUf
We always practice PURI
PURITY counts, and coun
Ask ) our doctor.
W,0- 6. A 4P
, "714-re winsome a u
--M ara-; - she is such a
merry madip *f a girl, and
yej as feminitte,as one could
_ .wush.or imagine"
"Barbara, coquettish and -
fickle, liht-hearted and .
but daring in the face -
gaedanger and hue as
$teat$ N. Y. Ma fl.
A girl who masquerades in mWe'
officer, disarming him, and then fall
the heroine of this charming tale. ,I
whether in petticoats or doublet anc
Illustrated by Jo
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