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Yicia Yiilosa we use 25 pounds of seed per acre and two quarts of oats. After the seeding is ail over, a careful man on horse back sows two quarts of late Crimson Clover put cotton in the horse's ears to keep seed out . If the seasons are favora b'c this crop in April and early' Mav will be the most beautiful one ever seen, with its wealth of purpie, pink and crimson blos soms and its many -hades of green. It is truly a delight to the eye, standing up from three to four feet high. Many <»f the -talksof the Yillosa l have found bv measure to be nmc feet long The average of our ticlds is one ton per acre, though many will make twice that amount. The hay of the Yicia Sativa as a rule is preferred to Yilloaa, for the reason that it does not grow m such tangled masse*, and it is therefore easier for this reason to cure. The a.erage farmer therefore from Sativa will make a better grade of bar The Sativa seed, too, is about half as costly. Some growers here plant 75 to 1'*' bushels Sativa and no Yillosa. I would advise, however, planting both varieties if grown for bay, as the Villosa ripens two weeks liter than Sativa, giving time to *a\c one crop before the other is ripe, lioth vetches tiller or stool, Villosa 5 to 12 to the seed, and Sativa 5 or •* to *». Our Augusta vetch field* arc. however, by no mean* all plant ed with oat and clover mixture, the majority of the grower* in fact sowing alone in about the -ame quantities a* above, de pending on the native grasses. * u c U an v a u*4 : % , juuuikjh 4nq and Bermuda to fill up ail the vacant spate*. The Yd!o»a I regard a» slightly hardier. with standing cold perhaps year in and year out in all latitude* somewhat better than the Sativa. It i* a much slower grower to •tart with, but after the warm da,* of March, it makes rap d strides and soon overtakes the more steady and progressive Sativa, The time of planting in this latitude i* from September to December for the Sativa. Yiilo* s* seed.eg mav continue two week* longer. We try, how ever. to finish our planting by November 1, Great c.«re should be used in buying seed in these days of universal adulteration. Old seed that have lost their power of germination can be bought for a song and when washed and cleaned up and mixed with the fresh seed, none but the foxy manipulator could tell it bv looking at them. Buy of some one who is a.ert and on to these tricks of the trade, who is relia ble morady and financially, and you wiil get the best that can be had. _ T'» t < > .it* U iril j. 1 aimers (Hubs Again Mr*, c. S K rrl*. K dgpiaruj. M.»*. Wc were greatly interested in Mr. K. S. Tisdaie’s report of their Farmers' Club, and wish every “uch club in the state would be reported. At Ridge-i land. Madison, l'o . we have our Horticultural vx.i»ty. organized seven or eight years ago. that answers much the same pur pose. Wc meet »>nce a month at n ght in the village hall. After’ the discussion of a prearranged program we always copy a sen il he ir vis ting together. Sometimes we have refresh-, merits. Our constitution pro vides for an annual picnic in August, Frequently at our regular meetings we invite some person from a distance to discuss some phase of agriculture or horticul ture in vvhicb he has made a suc cess. We annually arrange for a farmers nstitutc. preparing our own program for usually two days and a night, and, in addition to our own members woo uiscuss tae cnosen sub jects. wc invite one or more per sons from elsewhere to assist us. as wc.l as any of the profes *<>r* from the A. «v M. College or (Experiment Station that wc de sire to bac disc uss (.ertain sub ects. This society his meant more to some of us in a practical wav than could ever be comput ed, while to all attending it has probably meant more socially1 than practically. All trades and professions have their orders, clubs or societies. Farmer* and their families need them as much it not more than any other class, and we hope that a club of some sort will be orgmiccd in everv neighborhood before the New Year. Fertilizing Right Ki>i i uk Gazk i u;: I have about ten acres border ing on a swamp. It is very good land and will make about looo pounds of cotton per acre with about loo pounds of home-mixed fertilizer. It is tolerably stiff land and I have run it in corn and peas for two years. I would like for you to advise what sort of fertilizer to use to get one bale of cotton per acre. Hi NKY Li ni>y, Philadelphia, Miss. Answer by Prof. K R. L’oyd. Agricultural College, Miss.: The farmer who gets the most profit from the use of commer* ciaLfcrtjluers must have his soil in a condition to absorb and hold the greatest amount of wa ter without injury to the grow ing plants. This condition is broug ht about by thorough dr.nn age. deep plow ing and an abun dance of organic matter. The 1 best form of organic matter is! stable manure, and next to ma-i nurc in importance would be leguminous crops, such as the cow peas. When the above con ditions arc maintained, fertili sers may be used :n liberal •juantitic* and with the assur ance that a handsome profit will be obtained. I would suggest the following mixture per acre for the land described above Cottonseed raea>. 150 pounds; acid phosphate, pounds, to be applied in the drill aad bed-! ded on just before planting. College Delayed The South Mississippi Col lege. Hattiesburg, Miss., bad < one of its buddings damaged during the recent storm. that the session will not open before; Nov. *>. The special offer made by tfie Hattiesburg Husiness College :s good for that date.' and the prospects are that the attendance will be good. Substitute for Basket Mrs. t . S. K ffU, Kitlgciand. M »» A cheese box with half a bar rel hoop attached for a handle will make a very good substi tute for a basket if "iicb con venience cannot easily be pro cured. Tell others about the Gazette. Tamworths Breeding stock from St. Louis prize winning herd. Choice pigs registered) ready for prompt shipment. Age 10 to 12 weeks old. Price $20.00 per pair, $27.50 per trio. Have five litters of same age ami can ship pigs that are no kin. Safe delivery guar anteed. Geo. L. Gayden, Gurley, La. Y. & M. V. Ry. coiiedspR|NG FENGE » a « a»u«( |««ry * #vary !*»••« * fer»cs •<» « i * *’ •« t* L N«r»« High, lull* •troMg. an4 Cfcacfcso-«igftt. THIRTY OATS PRES TRIAL * Mi I i;r»- t f»< u«nrr fr» /6t |«rvt*si«fa '» -n ur »• Otar salts I ay IS tstts Hot* wars »• metfs. Ilsw |SlvtRiME, srN ••wt it |ss4. toms SsS. T ‘»» thouii *vt r’ tb»* inf* rr*»s >n. Its frss. ’Vr’te to **> KJTMELMAM MMOM.. fh>t|2 8 aiUMCIK. IMDIANA. Bftrkshiras °f **»* ?yp« »««* breedirii; Pig* .*11 -* b! but hope to h-t^c something grund to otfer^next w inter from imrotted b«-.*r am! Prince Lee Knight sow *. I, 000-pound Prtnco Loo Knight at hood of hoed. J. W. HAMILTON. . Houl<». Min. Farm For Sale It consists of M*t acres one mile from railroad, sUtiblefor •stock, hay or cotton farm. Ki^ht-room dwelling, barns, ten ant and outhouses. Well water ed. W. A. FIFE. Hkkmanyili k. Miss. f ( ) I K'cry planter w rite to R. * **. Haw kins, Nona, tia., for htstorv anil draenp *■ ^ tive circular of hi* Kstra Prolific Cotton and price of *#ed. It i» tree ,»nt! wtR he worth hundred* of dollar* to you. «Jun*k maturing and will make 3 bale* an acre. ANGORA GOATS gora bucks and does for sale at rl-.o*' to $15.iM>. Write right away and I’ll write right back. A. M. T V N KS, Shu<jualak, Miss. Shepherd Pups entitled to registration, trom best breed and trained dog and bitch, $10 each. B. ft. Hi nmw;, 1 ' S. Mam St., Mcuijdi i»» lViin.