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Don't Spread the Boll Weevil.
8M"« I"’l'"'1""1 of AdmOTlMon From stolo KntomnlocM Hcrrlrk About Kuforretnont of th<> l^»w. K Observe the following rule* and regulation* governing the trarwportA llon of cottonseed in Mississippi to prevent the spread of the Mexican cotton boll weevil. In accordance with Section 8 of the new insect pest law. the following rules and regula tions governing the transportation of cottonseed have been put In force. It Is a well-known fact that the boll weevil may be carried from place to plsce In cottonseed. For example, one farmer In Ixnilslana this year found that boll weevils were coming out of the ground where he bad planted his cottonseed, t’pon exami nation by the State Entomologist, It was found that the weevils, In the pupal stage, had actually been plant ed along with the aeed which had been obtained from a weevil district and were actually emerging from the ground. W« are anxlons to prevent the weevil from reaching new districts In the State, ahead of their natural migration. It is important that no one living In unlnfested portions of the State should get seed from th«* weevil district*. To prevent this, I have promulgated the following regulations which have the force of law. I trust that every one will have sufficient Interest In thl* matter, not only to observe these rule* carefully but to see that other people do also ill That no individual In the State of Mississippi shall send any living boll weevils, eggs. larvae, or pupae, through the malls or trans port them by any other mean* from one locality to another In the State (21 That no individual In unln fested district* shall Import, for the purpose of planting, or feeding to ftork, and cottonseed from Infested districts of Texas. I*>ti!*!ana. or Mississippi and no transportation company shall accept such seed for transportation. (3) That no Individual In the in j osto<i districts of Mississippi shall Import any cottonseed to be used for , planting or for feeding to stock, ln j to the uninfested portions of this State. Tho co»ititles of Adam and ' llklnson. and the western half of Amite, of Jefferson and of Franklin Counties, arc hereby declared infest ed districts. GLENN W. HERRICK, Entomologist. When Is the Hem Time to Plant Fall Potatoes ? Messrs. Editors: Please let me know when Is the best time to plant fall potatoes. I want to put them In when my retch comes off. MRS. 0. E. STEVENSON. (Answered by T. R. Parker.) I hare had better success with fall crop of potatoes planted about the first of August If weather conditions •re right. It will be useless to plant them when the land Is dry. Prepare your land beforehand, and as soon as there is a good season after August 1st plllnt the potatoes, and If possl j ble do so during a cloudy day. At any rate I hare succeeded better In that way than In any other. Cotton IH*c*»n-—Cwn Home of Our Krsilm Answer? Messrs Editors: Cotton In our j section has the rust or something similar. The bottom leaves are full of black and brown holes, and seem to be fixing to shed, as when rust takes It in fall of year. I don't think It Is caused by too much rain; It seems more hke a disease. Would ! be glad If you can give u* some light on the matter. J. 0. SLEDGE Possible* Is anything Impossible? | Read the newspapers Duke of Wellington. * How to Cure Peavine Hay. It Mai* Ik* Dmu* In Itarf Wralhrr bjr Hulling I p Vlw** IJkr Snowball*. Messrs Editors; In response to your Invitation for contributions re garding the care of peavlne hay and bow to cure same In all bind* of weather. I will «*y If a good nutri tious hay 1* wanted, also nice bright bay and sure curing In any kind «f weather, the mowing machine must be left at the factory Hut I think the mowing machine Is a success In favorsble w»-*iher. When there Is danger of rain, you had hotter leave It under the shed and cut the pea vines sjth a grass hlad« or a weed ing hoe, cutting so a# to throw the two rows together. Cut when the dew l* off. and let the vines wilt until the second afternoon If the weather will permit. Then begin at the end of a row and roll up the vines like a snowball, until the roll la some two or three feet high. Roll alack. Cut the ball loose from the vine* ahead, that have not been rolled up; and place the ball on a ridge so the leaves and laps will ■•rve to shed rain. When the rain 1* over and the wind or the sun has dried the hay, turn the row over so ** to let the bottom dry. In this way peavlne hay can be cured nicely under almost any con dition of weather during harvest lltfie i have cured as nice and "rl*ht peavlne hay when It was rslned on more than one time, as I *v*r saw, i prefer planting in rows or this reason alone. If the yield not more from row planting and cultivating was not to lie conald ered. Hoping some good render may profit by my experience, and express ing my appreciation of your effort* In bringing up the best Interest* of the agricultural classes and wishing the greatest micce** to your paper and It* many good renders. ! remain ever ready to give my tested experi ment*. JOHN !,. ItKKVVTOR. Mill. I-a ^lltorlsl foinmrnl: There re cently appeared In these co|«m»ns strong reasons for planting pen* In drill*, and this adds one more good reason. Doubt lea* It will be object ed that this method of snvlng pea vine hay I* slow, but In rainy weath er the question Is often whether any can be saved Mr Hrewtor report* that he has saved It In a bright and good condition when more than one rain fell on M The grower of a small amount of hay particularly should appreciate this scheme of saving the pea vines In g«*»d condi tion. whether the weather 1* favor able or not !’cas come as nean growing In almost any sort of sum mer weather as any crop that can he raised; and If the question of saving them In good condition Is dis posed of, much Is gained. t*ei us have the methods of others In sav ing pea hay under favorable and unfavorable conditions It Is In Just such questions as this that farmers can he of untold help to each other If each will let the others benefit by his good experience. Rolling Up Vine Hay. Messrs. Editors: Thinking it my duty to leave to posterity the benefit of my long experience, I will give some observations. First, saving pea vlnes: When I read of stakes, pens ami racks, both In the field and the ham, I think of the old fogy who carried a rock to balance his pump kins in a sack. After trying every w®y °f planting and harvesting peas. I think it is best to plant the seed wlih a planter, one-half to one peck per acre, and cultivate. Harvest the vines with a sharp hoe. Cut from one to four feet nlong the drill and pull the vines to the middle, return ing on the next row and pulling those vines Into the samo middle. | This gives two rows In one middle. ' Aftt»r they wilt, roll them up with a hoe. walking backwards nnd rolling* towards you. Often press the roll with the foot, to make a tight roll, ; till there is a good forkful. Then cut the rolled vines from the unrolled ones, nnd start n new roll. I^et the rolls remain In tho field till cured, turning them with a hay fork to keep them from molding on the ground. Sweet potato vines may ho cured the same as peavlnes. Those rolls will not unwind, nnd when dry, save the leaves nnd pens even better than If Med for hauling Stack for feeding. The rain will not hurt them much If it rains two weeks. UNCLE MILLIE OF A. * M. C. Harvesttng and Threshing I'eAvines. Messrs. Editors: I notice the in quiry of Mr. J. Upplehy. In refer ence to a pea harvester. Ho also makes mention of a pea picker. Now so far as a picker Is concerned. It Is not prnctlrnl. nor will It ever he any ■ * , " ,.^ more than the cotton picker. Hand picking of peas for profit is out of the question. Where peas are plant ed alone and not in the corn, the best way to harvest them is with the mower, with a pea buncher attached. With a good buncher, the peas may be left cut either in a windrow or bunched as the operator of the mow er desires, by side delivery, out of the way for the team and mower to pass for the next round, without the cut peas being run over. From six to eight acres should be cut and bunched in a dnv, and one man to’do all the work. When properly cured hnul in to the shed or barn just as you would pea hay? If possible, let them go through a sweat, and when dry. they nre rendy for the thresher. Now what kind of thresher? I notice that Mr. Uppleby asks that question. Any old grain thresher will do the work as well as the best pea thresher. If your peas are very dry. take out both concaves, put In their places blanks made of plank, and set the concave frame close up. The teeth In the cylinder will do the work. Run your separator the same as when threshing grain. If your peas are damp, leave In the rear con cave one row of spikes, and lower the concave. Handling the pea crop in this way will insure you more profit from your land than cotton, besides the vines can be baled up and used ns hay. This crop of hay will pay all expenses, and your peas will be a clear profit. If you need a baler you might write to the Olbbes Machinery Company. Columbia. 8. C.. or to Wlrtx & Hern len. Augusta. Oa.; the Augusta'firm could also tell you about the bunch ers. If your local dealer cannot help you. W. W. J. Richmond Co.. Oa. I Money Made In tw **L*Jg^| 1 OUU OANNKIW r.XCEI^lN ®'®B .. I Using the Improved Raney Canning Outfits. I :>dSSHSH®§S®ai=.= ' *»«sra& - - - Chapel Hffl, N. c. I |l The Raney Canner Company, ■ g Buy **Tho Old Rod M!U”\ THE DULL THAT Mox any Can* Mill will truth (he rase, but th* mill I YOU want la th* on* that will grlad out th* moat D II.AM while It presses th* |ulr*. You want a Can* Mill that I* ttrong. light running. Anely Rnl.brd and eoaomkil In operation. You want a Mill made by th* Chattanooga Mow Co., a Mill that't lamlllatly known whatever ran# It grown. Ilk* THE OU) RED Mill., a Milt whk-h years ol um hat proved ih* beat under all rood it Iona and lor al I varieties ol sugar cm* and torghum—th* Planter's standby, TtIO OLD RED MILL t* the Mill that hat steel shahs and run* vlth th* least friction—the Mill that baa steel set screws which adjust th* rolls and regulate their pressure to that they will never glv* way or mash at th* ends • th* Mill that has patent bottom* lo prevent the juke Irom wasting cr getting Into th* oil box** -tb* Mill that hat all theworklnx parts enclosed to that* child can operate It safely- th* Mill that la th* simplest and at th* tarn* lime th* stronxett »n th* market easy and ecoooml* cal to operate and th* most reasonable in prlc*. We experimented lor many years, with all typee ol ran* machinery, before we btouxbt THE OLD RED MILL to It* present standard of perfection — and year* of wide* spread uaa ihrouxhoul the South have clearly proved It* super kirlty over all other maker. THE OLD RED MILL la alwaya ready—always rallahl* range* la all* from light oac-boras lo four-borax aad la csrmtly proportioned by proved awe tun teal pried pias. • V JJfftrn VDM HMnS '>/ biiytlt'J a four mm I imic /or mir /rro t urtiiyua wimomv iiw MU* ’ t'llATT.lSlHHi.i loir. H'rllr n.xo told I! it-ill U tent you ImmnlUitely, without -me fflp iimiiy of cot to V'M. II contain* tU.tr tool accurate tttiutrutt-me on.t lUicriptioiu of our Millt wi. ^jp a„,| 1,11, ju,t «iil to trek ion! what to wvU ii km buylny ( 'too Mill* of any make. H rile Unlay. MM ^+QHATTAHOOOA PLOW OQ.,4 9. OartmrSt., Ohmtlan009m, Tonn.< p 8 Tr’^/'-'V T"| A W T' I It«si>ede*n Seed. November and December 8 ■ Mil W\ /\ I H ! IWM crop. Mules, November and December ■ S A V W A\ V_r / * " ^ • Hay In carload lots aud less. now. Seed ■ ■ oats, very line red. rustproof. August. 8 September unil October delivery. J. BURRUSS McGEHEE. I 9 Cron of iww. Name thle paper. ■ ■ wr 1 LAVRKL HILL, West Feliciana Parish, La. j|