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FOUNDED. 1SP8, AT STARKVILLC MISS , ■ V OPS. TAIT BUTLER Volume XIV. No. 2. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 28. 1908. Weekly: $1 a Year. I BEGIN NOW FOR A MORE BEAUTIFUL HOME | | , ^ ^ ■ - . ___ !l| 1 j&st week we Had a little advice aa to the fix* ... mg of the house just at thia season when the crops have been aoid ! and there ia a little ces sation of labor some thing about getting ready for winter, and some thing about getting ready to live, m the fullest and truest Sense, the whole year round. beautiful farm home to emphasize our word*, remind you that it is the time of year to begin preparation* for a lawn and to *et out trees and shrubbery. Everyone can not have a home like thta; but with gras* and tree* and Bower*, the humblest home can be made attrac live. Shadow any place t n with a hne tree or two. border it with a well-kept lawn, brighten it with a few Mowers, and it will tell of peace and comfort and earned, hopeful lives to all who see it. and gladden all who dwell m it with *the friendly feel of home.’ Fhere is no excuse for an ugly farm home, and we shall socn come to the time when it will be counted a disgrace to Have one Now at this Phanksgiving tide, will you not think of thear things and reaolve that, if not thia year, certainly next year you can be thank ful for a borne withm whu h there i* tasteful comfort and about whit h there is something of the wealth of beauty that every country People necessarily reBect in some measure their surroundings, and you can not plant anil care for trees and grass and Bower*, can not do anything to make vour home more cheerful snd mote attractive, without adding to the brightness and happiness of your own life and to the happiness of all other* who may at any time share your home. Index to This Week’* Issue. An Old Tim* ThAHk*xlvit**. rMnrwr*. * Bfwd for a I>»*!lotlr I’urp****. VI, F Vaaaat * * ® ChUL* bd W:nl*f K|p, 1 It. WHwIttii’f, ... 14 Co«t of fWdlng a IIohm. <3 C. Fstoowr. It Curing Baooa, i*a*>! Cram... * Dram Y mr \V«?t UBd», <1- P i4ar*& .... FaiWrr V\ Iso IU » **i»*■» a l<jitH*r»*r, iir H A. KbApp G*K*d H»»n * Pa j in ?h«* .*4<»ulh, II 4 Hal «*t . ** How to <1*-t Git»4 T**t»A»fA. A C. F ll»*w \ U f mu <»»1 ll»t|iT'H*l k *• Tfc*r. Muits H!i**f*# H. C. I>av4d*nn ... H ***r Mlgfi ItuiUi.lUi'* mix . ,t t»M \. w orl. i»n* V|r*«i»g Aft*i Chirk* nfKU. t’arl* Jo . . - — ** i Twt» V«wrs*' Ksiwrk*nrr Willi Roll VV C. W. |»>orn ., .. 2 Wiuu ao !ttt|«r**a «il |*1 Att(**r H»j l>*», J. V Arnold . ..* • * * * *I»ai lull Wunuw W P Mu»m-r ^*•1 N«*i Orpuiiir a T**l**p,H‘wr !*»f*d«*t*i V . . t This Week's Psper. OK will, of cour*©, t*e Inurthttxl In Profea* ' I a We ar* far front agreeing with all of Prof M ©thorn a Ideas, but he has had enough esperi .*nr© with the weertl to apeak with authority Sot© that be way* pasturing the cotton Adds with rattle will be worth as much as burning the stalks in getting rid of the weevil; and It will b© a whole lot better for the land. Early planting frequent rluttvatlon. heavy fertilisation, the** are the things needed to make cotton In spite of the wee vil. There is tnurh food for thought in what Dr g % Knapp says on page 3 about the man who <om to town to work Instead of staying on the farm. Much more deplorable is the state <*f the mftn who goes to town to loaf instead of staytng im the farm to work. Mr \rnold la not the only man who has found ,ht. tool* advt-rtlwd In Tt.o ■ ke P '» him » hut ho hau to wy about uarly ahatlow plant iug and proper spacing may l*e worth dollars to those who will profit by his experience. Head Sbonl t hose sheep on page 11. and con trast the profits from them with those from the ordinary cotton crop You might also take a little of the advice given to the scrub-stock farmer on page 10 if you belong to that class It is quality that counts everywhere; and the man who raise* good stock is almost sure of a good return for hi* labor and Investment. A topic of vital Interest to every Southerner is treated on the editorial page. There Is uo getting around the conclusion that we of the South are wofully lax In our sanitary precautions; and for this negligence we pay a fearful price Still we have much to be thankful for this year; and next year we hope to have more. Hk> wo have tried to fill this Issue with the spirit of grati tude and of that steady progress that makes for hope and happin«*ss The fine illustration on this page, gs well as the one on page 9, Is used by the courtesy of the American Cultivator; and for this addition of beauty wo trust you will be thankful, as we are.