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Southern Farm Gazette.
—BY— TH GAZETTE PUBLSHING COMPANY. iMCOtl'OtATKO STARKVILLE.. MISS. G. H. ALFOKD. .... Editor TERMS: Adv: rtising Rates for large space furnished upon application. SUBSCRIPTION: 'o cents in advance. Entered at Po»totfiic« at Stark*ilie as .second-class mail matter. CHANCE: In chainring your post office address, send your old ad dress as weil as the new address. RENEWALS: Always state whether your subscription is a now <«nc or a renewal; renew by the same name and initials as address on paper, or else exlain whv change. ■» DISCONTINUANCE: Subscriber* will continue to receive this jour nal unt.l the publishers arc notified by letter to discontinue, when all arrear age must be paid. RECEIPT. The receipt of thctiv/ETTi is bUfflch nt notification that the money has been received. JP^^Addrcss all letter* to SOUTHERN FARM GAZETTE, STAIIKVILLE. MISS. .“'hort-time. -mall advcrti-rmmt*: Ten cent* jv r n<*npariel line each in sertion. payable In advance. Ten lines t<. inch. Pecan trees can be secured from <i. NI. liacor. Pewit*, <»a. We a re ai way s g in d to hea r f root our subscribers and advertisers. Keep us posted on your dojngs. Name the success'.u! business men ot the country and you name tbe largest advertiser*. Each man shares in the divi dendsof progress, s >Ui us all go to hustling for tb • b< st interest of tbi' county. L *t us dwellon our -imdarities —not our UifTerences;our ;m: allcN li**ms— not our divergencies; tbe oualitics which unite-n *t the qiiahtios which separate. t 1 • i i i * ■ _ tt i i — ij lusjivi net not o: oluiu. H. T, is mutkoig acol'cc-! lion of :i>ii ir< hi Ha\ liio waur** that \vi” pr.e. an in' resting i x* bibit at the World’s hair. We are linked ■<» those around us. And the mercury in tne ther mometer oi our materia! and s; irituai welfare goes upor down according as vu blow hot or cold among our fellowmcn. — .. » There are in round numbers, 40o stut-ents at the t’nu ♦. rsiiy, noil at tne A <V M. coliege, and S00 at the I I. & I'b's speak* \\>!; for Miss. We nerd bave iiu fear fot the future* Mississippi is in sore need of ,t commissioner of agriculture and immigration. And we Iru-t that ie next legislature will provide r the advertiseing of our slate y establishing such a bureau. • '1 he article *i aches for M»s issij pi" that apfu ared in the list i-su * of this Journal should have been c« edited to the So. Kruit (jrower. A mistake was made in crediting it to the So. Cuttiva tor. We yladlv make this correc tion The present decline in the price of cotton is due mainly to the fact that farmer* arc rush my tne cott>>n to the markets. W e believe that cotton will briny at ir.ist twelve cent* by tlie first of next Match. California is collect inn for the World's hair a display of fruit that wil suprise even those who are familiar with the wonderful products of the state. A peach grower ne.»r l-*r fr.t rsvillc tool* to use i mnci ; a f. e. da \ » .1 gm si \ t\ ti- 1 „• peacn ■* 1. \ weight *: 47 \ pounds* The Southern Cattle Co . will It ;vc <»nc ear load of Hereford and Short hoJii cattle n exhibition at the fair to be held here, Oct. 7,s, and b. It will be a treat to all visitors to see this fine lot of beef cattle. Mr. tihtdnt y, the manager of thiscompany,will be presant to •iffist iu entertaining the many ri-itors that vv il be on the grounds. South Mississippi will hood be the wealthiest -ection in the south. Hundreds of saw mills are cutting many minions of feet of lumber every day; hundreds of | carloads of vegetables are being shipped each season; thousands of bales of cotton are produced anoua!lv.and pork, core, ftay, rice syrupand food-stuffsare raised in sufficient quantities to supply the borne need. Selling puts mon ey in the pocket. So Boutb Miss, will soon be as rich as Croesus. Let each and every citizen of Mississppi realize the fact that we all go up together or go down together. Wc must realize the interdependence of all ele ments in our State and pull to gether with a mighty pull. Wc need factories of every kind to convert our raw materials into valuable finished products tnd to give employment to our people. We need large factory towns to furnish markets for our farm pro ducts at 11 uiuiterative prices. Let tv- ry one of us pieach corp oration for the good pi our State. Sonin as Ka*m (>A£kttk. Could you nut iih in correspondence with some party who is in po sition l«* supply Japan Clover? We see vou have one ad about «r Japan clover. J. B. Mclihec, Lau rel Hill. La. Has any one else ever advertised these seed w»th you? We arc anxious to get in touch with some large grower of the* seed, beams we have demand for large quantified. We under stand there is a party at Oxford. Miss., by the name of Hunter, who is a grower of these seed, but we do not have his address. Any information you can gi.e us in this line will be appreciated. *•11 % • ' • •« • » int’ ui roimrv atm Pet Slock ,V*>"Clltl«»n uiii buvc .• -how at Aberdeen from t>cc. 1 th to »**»;* trcit!**tc. The As ho. iution has bought coops and can coop *>•».) birds easily. It will be the biggest ».h >.*. in the South, (lea. Nance of Meridian is pres ident and L. I* (iodfrevof Aber deen is secretary J.K. Young w ill act »*h scvt'y assistant and treas urer. We hope and sincerely tre-t that they will have the aid and mu point of every breeder in the State. Nice premiums will be offered. Fowls scored by that Judge who has nocijual N. L. Hutchinson of Crystal Sprigns, who so ably handled the last show. Premiums arc open to the world. Send your Job Work to us. The New Trustee. A great educational institution, tlierA. &. M. college, has suffered the loss of a great man. Col. W. B. Montgomery, who served as local trustee tor twenty-two years | has resigned. lie will no longer preach the doctrine of utility edu cation. He will no longer lead the • great college that stands for the i higher education of working men. • men who moove things. i Col. Montgomery resigned his position on accout of his age. lie has lived more than his allotted time and will not serve mankind much longer, but he laid a broad and deep foundation for the A. & M. college before be retired from activelifc. lie finished bis work. No experiment was made in selecting Frank L. Hogan as his isuccessor. An Oktibbeha county . farm boy, an aluminus of the col • lege, a stock-breeder of wide rep utation. a man of affairs who can meet nt* fellow* on equal terms will certainly fill the position sat , iafactory to all. He know* the college. He knows what Missis sippi needs and there will be no break in the policy of the best in dustrial college in this country. There has for some time been a strong feeling amongjthc alumni that ‘graduates of the college ought to be selected now and then to serve astrusteesof the col lege. And now ax we all realize that Mr. H ogan i s a ppa re n 11 y t h e best manavailable for the posi tion w e permitour college pride to join the sentiment of those best informed and most concerned in the wellfare of this institution and say, “all is well.” The Columbus Fair. We have before us a catalogue an*t program of the Mississippi •uul 'vest A aiama K.tir Associa tion. which meets in Columbus one wed following ours, Oct. 13 to lMh. We ha ! the p'casure of attend ing their fair last year, ami it was i crow ning success in every par ticular. This year their free at tractions are more numerous, their premiums and purses larg er, their races faster, better and their exhibits more varied tnan heretofore. Sturkvillc Fair. Kvery man interested in im proved fat ming ought to attend the fair to be held heye on Oct., i7. S. and ii. No better fair has | ever been held in this state thin | will be held here at that time.