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as *«: t«■ xi as they should bo run for best i* aits. the farmer will not even wm ■ «i use a turning plow in the < ; hi « rop \\ In ii« \er do (inning plow in list'd in tin* eulti \.ni« n <>l a » n*p Do better evidence ,, n|.I I*, had dial die erop I iu«* Millet* cd lei (lie want of pr«>p«r tillage. tieiod tillage means good teams and good implements. and after the land it. w il plowed the thorough culii\.» tion of th< soil with harrows and cul ti\. <>rs cannot be done too well, tie >•! >ields and early crops ar« pro* jnoted l»\ keeping the plant# con s'in’.i;> giowlng. Any covering f«*x tie s*.il tends to keep it moist and ne.iow, and the practical waj to d" this is to use the tlrst two Inches of the surface as a cover or mulch The In juent use of the cultivator does this. 1 he upland or hill sections, to In iludi th< sandy-loain soils of the long V t . I. I t. . I ft.., ,.rwl Mel or uplands; and the brown *Ut-lo.»m, through which runs the* I. F. it. It., bh uid um- a mixture of cottonseed i; • ii .»nd two-thirds phosphate. Sm h a mixture represent* the type of fer tilizer that should bo u*«-d. Potash Ilia) bo left OUt. From two to throe hundred pound of fertilizer to the acre will, as a rule, give the best profits l he fer tilizer* should bo applied In the drill immediately under where the s«*ed are to bo planted and tbo Si alio us ba\o gotten best results by a, pi)ing all the fertilizer at one time. In the Delta neither potash nor phosphate* have helped the < Tops, but on the older and lighter lands col ton seed meal has increased the oii tuii crop enough to pay. I he heavier buck shot soils have not responded to fertilizers. A crop of cow pea* 1* the best thing to Improve the soil* of tlm Della. Where fertilizer* increase the crop to a profitable degree they also make the crop earlier perhaps two earlier as a rub*, \ortetie*.-While tillage JSla) b« the principal thing, the variety of cotton planted, and tbo car* that has been used in the selection of the seed have much to do with the growing of a good early crop of cotton, tin*- va riety may be fifteen to twetit) da)* earlier than another and this m**ana much wb**0 ev«-ry day count* for i«n*s or profit. It matter* not what the good qual itle* of a late variety may be. It is not desirable under boll weevil condi lion* la-t farm* r* realize that when ever the farm 1* thoroughly infested with weevils a late crop is out of the question. Don't invite bank ruptcy b) trying to grow a late crop. A late crop Is a boll weevil* crop, not a farmer s cr"p Cleveland Hlg Doll and Cook's Im proved are two of the best varieties for Mississippi farmer#Hi grow under boil weevil condition*. lloth varie ties )i* id well, heading the list for yield In comparison with both earl) L‘k . .. i.l u t«erz» ami lau- v.inni'n - >tapl« loitotm are gr«*wn they are tin two bent Vurletbn, either with '*1 without the weeV 11, J'sl/e. King** Improved and Toole me three vurietle* With #in«iU ******* that may he u»ed under holl wit-\:S <>' ■lltloiiM he< uu#e of their early ma turity 1* ,■ of more lmi*»rtanre than any \*r.« ’ > lx the careful and Intelligent *«■!••< tIon of need eac h year Seed lot planting xhould not be Iron (til- swell or otherwise underwit uli!’ twill-.h and »ueh *talk* will :»p* 1»» . < \ * 1 \ rot toll field. It ■ i . i everal million bu*heU «*f hi ed ! , plant the crop 111 Ml**l**lpl** Ku< 1. ;«j * I > can not he furnished h> w-ei} i. . and a few grower* If a fam . would have good Heed of ti good v ?. 1 > with which to plant hi# , * 1 ‘i he sure way ami, perhaps, the "lo;. sure way, is to furnish them 112 12 i ,iC it. U ale lions.—As shade is favorable lo l'“ > ai*M lot reuse of the weevils, during th* cotton growing season, the lows should he wide enough to keep *he Cotton from meeting between them in order to allow the sun's rays Interfere with the increase of the •'1 • 'iis as mm h .t.-> possible. \ Well-Kept I arm.— If rotton f.ti mers are to make a crop in weevil itttested ana- they must have mat, well-kept farms. 1 he winter weather kills a great weevils most of theiu, in fmt, i*ut some always hibernate through he winter and the poorer the farm is «• pi the more Weevils there will be ‘ h« next sp: mg, as bushes, briers and imilar rubbish about the farm fur nish t i*« wee\ll.> protection from the • “hi Swtr s will b«. in proportion to the norouguui *a with wni*u the clean ing n don* ,uul the ability manifested growing an early crop. Drainage.—1*0 >1 iy dralued land aj.no; ; «• planted early, hence the ad Olil of the »u til emphasise* strotig 1) the u«-« os.dty tor draining till bot oiii lands st* that water will not stand still. Hroad shallow ditch* > made with a , low and triangle or with a plow and •lump scraper are v-ry luuih more a list ac lory than those luade with a pad**, I»it < he <, made with .t spade noise first-class hibernating plates . r v. «•< \Us, « au* i .in appreciable loss >f land, and give comparatively poor <Sr.iiJi.tge The broad shallow tin* h ,* I* i;* d to above is better for drain age atid permits of perfectly cleau > ultur* thus prevailing grass, weeds, . ushes and other growth from fur nishing hibernating quarters for the •» ee v I Is. I \KMI.ttV I N|M\ t ot list. n| Ml l>\ . The Mississippi Tanners t ni**t» 1 will have the following course of tody for March Preparation, 1 < rtili/ati<>n ami ( till! V atitiu. 1. Tall and spring plowing, ad • antag* i and disadvantage*. When houid de*p plowitig be done, and he hind <*f land most benefit ted? J What fertiliser materials should ih** farmer buy, and «hy should h* .nil his fertilisers at home? Should efIIIIter* he m?i«-< *«• <1 to suit soli and t op* t tj l»«* grow n ? it. I»<> we fully appr«’Clnte the '•»! .o< of farm manures? lime, amount and methods of apply ing manures ami fertiliser*. i w nr|i mimum ini' nmi nnm.i loll of the growing crop* he given? Mow deep, how frequent, how late? Why lay by on July 4Ui? i'l*'nty ben- to think about, we are me. and a con*clcntlou* ntudy of tin n< probbm eannot but help t«» ward better fat tiling, and a more ad vamed and pronperou* rural life. ||iiW In let Iti Her I '**11 • ill seed . The farmer i alt afford to aidert hi* ml, No pej h*iii can do It f«• r him half M» w<ll, an < oltoll In Influenced markedly by « ven flight change* in Oil and ellmatlr eondlllon*. There- I fore noine Individual In each com munity in ii ** t undertake the work, and In order to maintain the denlra l.le ijualltlen whb h NUperlor nklll and i-lectloll inuy have engrafted Upon a certain type, inilHt felect lllf *eed (mill Mu imiht ilenlrahh’ plant* an they grow In the field, have the lint picked out neparately and ginned with a final! gin <»n hln own prem , | • tO R j 111! 111 < i | mean* to have It mixed In limit canon w 11 h it life bet i d h' I'd and h la c (Tor t at improvement practically nnllllled. A. M. sori.lv i II In a son) sort «»f cotton buyer who will not pa) morn for clean cotton than for dirty cotton. \\ e have the cotton Kin nun hitler) that cleans the cotton and makes the la st sample. I'lie farmer who pafrotd/es the ginner who uses our improved system helps to make his crop pay ••jjt.Mio more a year." The Kinder helps Inins* ft t«ivvari|s the same end, and helps the farmer. We invite the most minute comparison of our system for lutii* dlitik. uinutiit* and haling rotloti, with an) other on the market, as a whole and in its results, and of each pattietilnr part from I In* shaft iliK i ll tht'oii^h the system to fIt«* press. \\i have added some improvement ever) year. \\ «• have simpli fied the machinery and Increased its efllcletuy. We have reduced the < "*.t * f operatinK it to a minimum. It uni) he driven with water IMtvvi r. «*!•*« trie |N>wer or vtium power; if steam is required, we make the «nkrine, and lii>ld ourselves responsible f*»r the whole. <hir plant is one of the largest in the Southern Stall's. Our equipment m machine t*»ols is unsurpassed h) anyone in the South. Ur have the tpiods. Ml wi< want is a fair chitncc to show them and nr«»v »> t hem. WORTH $100= EVERY YEAR i These arc the words of an intelligent farmer. Here is a copy of his letter: 1 outsbury, .V. A't. .Y«>. /. Feb. //. /y<>7 " (,'entlemen / rtilue the ('ole Hauler more than any / ever sate. / don't ire how l tould (arm without one. It is north fioo.oo to me every year. touts very truly, /. //. AY 7 /.FA'." I he statement of one good man carries great weight, and when thousands of good men, who have used all kinds ot plant rrs. agree in saying that the Cole Planter will save enough every year to pay for itself one to six times over—surely no me can doubt that it pays to use Cole Planters. Why is it that you have never even written to us for in formation? You have seen our advertisement tor years and ^ ct you have never made a move to profit by it. We want to >end you more information. If you arc willing to receive it, >lcase write us a postal or short letter at once. The Cole Manufacturing Co., BOX 400, CHARLOTTE, N. C.