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MADE IN PEANUTS Norfolk Count) Farmer Makes <ni Four Acres of Peanuts. Pick ing is Heat lest Kxpcusc. Mr. .ino. H. Lewis of Norfolk, Va? writing in the Progressive Farmer tells how he makes an enormous profit in peanuts. He says: i.ast summer i planted in peanuts > ?I acres of land which was in cow* peas In 1007. Peus cut Tor hay and oats and vetch sowed broadcast and disced in. Pens had boon fertilized with :iu pounds per acre of lfor lilizer. Outs and vetch were not for lllized at all. in March, 1908, the Oats and vetch were top dressed with I .('CO pounds per acre of burned lime stor.e, slaked to a dry and spread with a manure spreader. Oats and v< ten we're cut for hay when grain was in the milk, and as soon as buy was off, land was plowed 8 ii.ehes deep ami harrowed level and i tine with heavy L'-horse drag. Next I sowed with a grain drill 300 pounds per m re of n home-mixed fertilizer made by mixing ) .700 pounds of IG per cent acid phosphate and :iU0 pounds of muriate of potash to make n ton. Then the land was marked 1 oil in 30-Inch rows with asled marker drawn by two horses and marking 1 . |OW8 at a trip. This made a mark on the smooth, level ground about like a buggy track, and in this mark I ran a peanut planter, planting care filly selected seed of the bunch peanut, one seed in a place 12 inches apart. A wheel running behind the planter Ii ined the soil over the seed and left the row a very little lower than the general surface of the held. Frequent cultivation was given, first v, th the wceder, then with a "20th ("entury" 2-horse riding cultivator, working both sides of a row at one trip, ami each time working Jusl a little soil in around the plants, so that When laid by the rows were on a broad low ridge about two inches higher than the middles, No turning plow or one-horse cultivator was used from start to finish. Two ami one httlf days' haud-hoeiug was done to ci ?, out some sheep burrs and other weeds that came up in the rows. The crop was planted .hine 10th and dug in the usual way October " d. Aller (iiring in shocks until N i vein her Hub. the nuts were picked Of! by hand at a cost of 10 cents per bushel, which was by fur the heaviest Hem of expense Incurred and one which i hope to eliminate next year I... u.- ing a peanut picker. The product of the t acres was sold I1-- last of January at '5 cents per pound, dcli\"red at the railroad sta ler, near th'1 farm, and weighed at that tlliio (' .'?( *. pounds, which came t i |th?. I">. The Vines Were Very In uvy ami nicely cured and eottld be retd for >"'?". which makes the total ( . ? ? I ?' c ",? I (if I ... t ? ? i . ' . horses < ? ? . (' *' J HK SM OilI) (IP UOHKIt I I.UK. F th from its Scabbard, pure and :'i. .-lied lIlC SWOI'd Of l.ee' Fi r in the front of the deadly fight, H Rh over the brave in the CSUSO of Utfflit, Its stainless Sheen, like a beacon a d us to victory. F U'th from its scabbard, high in the Beneath Virginia's sky ? And they who saw it gleaming there And knew Who wore It, knelt to swear 'I!;.* where that sword led they would To follow- and 10 die. o.:< of i;s Rciibhnrd! S'cver band A'aved SWOI'd from stain as free, N-.r purer .-word led leaver bar..I. gi and, Nor cause a chief like Lee! Forth from its scabbard! How WC prayid Tlifit sword might victor be; And When (jiii* triumph was delayed. And many a heart grew sore afraid. We still imped on while gleamed the blade Of noble Robert l.ee. Forth from its scabbard all in Tain, Bright dashed the sword of l.ee; ,T is shrouded now in its sheath again. II Sleeps the sleep of our noble slain, Defeated, yet Without a stain. Peacefully ami proudly. Father Abrain Hyan. Pentecostal School closes. The sessions of tie- Pentecostal school, located at Long Branch) scuf ftetown township. Miss Nellie Lane, teacher, came to a close la t Friday. After spending a few vocks at thoAl* turnout Bible institute. Miss La 11? will return to her homo in the lower part of the State. REPORTORIALS Repltorlals repitorloals repltorials b 'Twas a good si>;ht thai greeted the eyes of all comers on Monday morn* lug: a large force of hands at work on the court house Bquaro. There is no tolling what could be accomplished if the suflicicnt amount of effort is put forth. Tho civic league held a con ference with Supervisor Humbert last week) and in spite of the fact that the Supervisor is ju.-t about the busiest man in I.aureus county, he took time to put this work of Improvement in motion. That Bquaro belongs to Lau rens county, not the city of I.aurens. and every man In the whole county Should feel U pride in it. Just wateh. it Is going to be a place of beauty pretty soon. Talk about accomplishing things, the lad!? s of the civic league should get right in behind the city authorities now and fret n park. The News and Courier had an admirable editorial article last week about the wisdom of at least securing the tracts of lands that may in the future be turned Into parks. If I.aurens is not ready now. to build and maintain a pleasure ground, by all meafts she should se het a tract and purchase it right now. The real estate values will advance every year: buy it now, and keep it for years if necessary. Hut then, our town is large enough now to have a tint? park. in one of our exchanges of last week appeared a good article about boys staying at home at night instead of prowling around on the streets. It says: "Some people think it a mystery that, notwithstanding good advice, their boys grow up to be wild und reckless men. If these hoys were taught from infancy that home was the place for them after dark, rather than prowling around the streets annoying well and sick people alike, much of this mystery might be explained, and young men w ith better moral character and more Intelligent minds would be the result. No par ents need expect pure morals in a boy j that prowls the streets at night, even : if in- does go to Sunday school." Ihn. the pan-nt ?\ill ask, " how can we keep tlx' hoy at home?" Our an swer to that, is that the parent who does not know how to make a home : in which a boy delights to stay, and i in which he w ill ppi ml all his spare hours, especially at night, had just as well let his boy ?prowl" there is no remedy; and the boy will fare about as well on the streets as in a home that is not attractive enough to com pel him to stay there. "There is a certain man in this ! town, one who has bOOlt a faithful . << rvnnt of the people for ninny years, vvlios conversation lias always Im pressed me. Ih> is as chaste and; Cleilll Of SJ>< e, h ;l|iy lady. Never heard hint tell a joke or an anecdote thi.t had in it ti e semblance of vul. garity or coarseness, and I've been 1 wltii him a great deal." So remarked : a friend of the Reporter the other day while casually discussing this ' On a certain side walk, say there are two dozen 'phono and olectric light; posts, most of v.hieh are placed on 1 the inner or outer edges, as the ease ! may he. On this same side walk, j suppose there stands a beautiful, med- i htm sized shade tree, the admiral ion j of ail. located on the outside edge of tho walk, no more In the way of the pedestrian than .cany of the posts, cited above. Tin n suppose repeated appeals, "Woodman, spare that tree" are made by both men and women, residents of the vicinity, yon no doubt would at once conclude that In those circumstances one of nature's blessed creations should be permitted to live > on. Natural Conclusion, but wrong if applied in a certain situation that recently came under the observation of the Reporter, To Orcanizc Presbyterian Chapel. Clinton, April 2(1. - A matter of no llttlo interest to the First Presbyte rian Church of Clinton was discussed at the last meeting of Presbytery. It Is proposed to organize the Thorn well orphanage into a chapel itndor the direction id' the First Prcsbyt. Han church, There are more than one hundred and lifty church mem bers in the orphanage family. In their present relation to the church tltoy are not being trained to under I Aland church organization, or to hs jStlifU! Individual responsibilities. The [church is reaching the point when it is overcrowded even on ordinary oc casions. Presbytery appointed a commission to look into the matter ami recommend what is best to he done. On this committee are the j Rev, Kr. Thos. II. f.aw of Spartan burg, iho Rov. f. f. Rankln of i.au ' rens. and Mr. A. f. Spencer of Clin ton. These will meid within the next month to COnsidi r the nutter. See our line of I.awn and Porch Furniture consisting of a beautiful line of gettees, Chairs, Rockers and Mammocks. S. M. & B, II. WIlkcB & Co. I Mr. Farmer Before yon buy a new Cotton Planter, we want to show yon the best one for you to use. because it vill save yonr seed. Time and labor, that means money to yon. The Deere & Mansur Cotton Planter is the Best?there's several reasons, bet us tell you. Eureka Foundry and Supply Co. Real Estate Agent Sleep over your rights if you want to, but 1 am going to sell 2 stores just east of the Court House, 100 feet for the small sum of$S,000.00. Don't wait until the other fellow gets it, but write or phone 75. Clinton Property i lot containing a store room ami rlwelling\in good shape for ."j^o01 ).<!<)** \ - i house ami rot am1, barn good well right in town, on water and light line only X2500. 1 lot fur $300.00 Ami ottier property in town and county, si r me before buy ing and sell ins? I < >r terms. P. S. JEANS Clinton, S. C. Box 152 We Want Your Health and Accident, Surety, Life, lire, Plate Glass Insurance. in fnct< we are in n position to write a4ni?i?rany hind of Insurance you want, except " '' Id Cat.'1 We represent leading com panies only. Give us a chance at your business. E.H.WILKES&SON STOCKS. BOtVDS 4> Caw R.j?n|?e I.aureus, S. C. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Curd CoMs, Croup ami v.'!,.. t.;.... Couch. Everybody's Shoe Store Wc say Everybody's, be* cause wc do not know of a foot that wc can not dress with the ri<;ht Shoe. The Business Man or the Swapper Young Fellow can find Iiis Shoes here. 2 1 j to #6.00 The Old Gentlemen or the Mechanic can find his shots here, 2.00 to $4.00 The woman who walks or the Society Woman can find her Shoes here, 2.00 to ? V i The School Hoc or the School Girl can find their Shoes here. 1.25, to $2.50 The Parents, looking for Children's or Infants' Shoes, can find jnst the ripht Shoes here and have them correctly fitted. Shoes For Everybody Kverybody can find .Shoes here in splendid values?the P.est Shoe made ? and find them pleasingly priced. COPELAND The One Price Shoe Store. Customers Shoes Shi net! Free. Get It At Our store is full and overflowing with pretty summer materials, and we are offering* special in= ducements for Mav.x We want you to visit our store this month and inspect our large well assorted stock of Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions and Shoes, we can make your v isit profitable and interesting. Specials While They Last Sea r.sland worth 5c, ottf special 3c Yard wide Madras, white billy, Worth \2]jC and :5c, our special price 100 All our hest Calicoes 5c A large and varied line of Silks worth coc, OUT special price 7,()C Silk PettiCoata in all COlotS, worth #<).?o, our special pric e while they ,<uM is *449 Don't miss the opportunity of visiting Ottf store. Wc have the g?ocl.? at the ri^lit prices. O. B. Simmons & Son.