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The. A#beg&[email protected] i 60,. on
Irom ite 1St day of January to th
Poch. -92.. (PrugVA gy Meg
turno - real . "nd perAnal pro
perty for taxatioo.
For .the convenience of 1xueayers
tho Auditor or hi4 deputy %will attend
the following nalo4p places to receive
weturns for ea:Year to wit:
Wednesday, . It, Youngs town
Mhip, stewart's Store.
Wednesday, Feb.., 1, Youngs town
flip, John B. KCooC,
'Wednesday, feb. 1, Youngs town
tihip, hanford) $tation.
Thursday,. .W'b. .2, Youxigs town
Mhip, Mrs. V. tP. Harris.
1Friday, Fdb. 3, 'oungs township,
i'loasant Mound. .
Wednesday, %lb. 1, Dials townsihip,
. 'it. Gray's Store.
Thuilsday, Pebl. 2, Dais township,
TPhoupson's Store.
*Friday, Feb. 3, Dials township, Ow
ings Station.
Saturday, F'eb. 4i, Dials township,
G()ay Court.
Wdiesday, li -b. 4, Sullivan town
MhilP T. T. Wood.
Thursday. Fob, 2, Sullivan townshiL,
Frilday, Feh. 3, -Suillivan township,
Tumbling Shotls.
Wednesday,1p. 1, Water-loo townt
tliip, W. C. 'I'hom1pson's Store.
Thursd(ay, 4,h0. 2, Watrloo townVl
ship, Wartterloo Town.
'Satiurlday, FIb, 4, Witeloo town
WV~idnesday, (Feb. 1. ('ross 'till -wn
Milp, Cross 11111 Town.
Wednef(sday, ieb. 1. iliuiter0 Town
tihip, Mlountvilt~e.I
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1 (unter town
ih.lp, Clinton.
'Pliutday, - Feb. 2. 1 linter townihip.
Clinton Mil,
rida1)rly, Feb. 3, iunntcr towishi p,
1ydlia Mill.
fhlturday, -Feb. 1. IIuinter townhsip,
Monday, 'Voh. 6, Jacks town14slip.
Mlonday, Pohl. 6, Jacks townshi, S.
W. Doan.
Wednes'day, tl'eb. 1, Scuffletown
towinship, '. P. Poole.
Please mitke note that the appoint
mets will be filled just as advertised
aimd to please come out. antd make re
tirns. Ono man usually makes U
wiol( round and some may not iider
tind the notice this tim. as I have
diided upl) lihe territory in the several
All male citizons hetween the ages
V' 21 aid 60 years o nthe 0 1 t of Jan
miry except those who art inicapable
of earbiiig a support. from hein g
mailied or from othetr causes, a*c
denmed polls. Confederate veterans
Alse all male citizens between the
ages of'21 to 1W, are liable to -a road tax
of $1.50 and are retquired to make dir
ing the time above specifiled and their
ret'iun of the same to the Auditor
Mhall pay to the County Treasurer at
the same time other taxes are paid in
tion of workig .the road. school tris
4ve0,. students and ministers are ex
empt from m'oad tax.
All taxpayers are roquired to give
township and number of .school dtls
tricts; also state 'whother property is I
fituated in town or country. Each lot,
tract or parcel of land must be en
tered eaclxtrately.
Aftor the 20th of 14bruary 50 per
cont penalty will 'be attached for fail
ure 'to make returns on personal pro
li(rty and 20 per cent on real estate.
21-td. County Auditor.
"Hit the Nall on the Head."
"To hit the niail on the head," now
euggests tie competent carpenter, t
originally referred to the nail or pin
whieh marked the center of the bull's.
eye.-Ernest Weekiey In the Cornhill
Mnugazine (London).
Be a Thought
Santa Claus
There ar'e really but t
ful and appreciated ones
preciated ones.
3As you study your
think of anyone to wh<
store will not be appreciat
For ladies we can giv<
in Satin, Kid or Felt, ar
Pumps in the newest styl4
Oxfords, Hose, etc,
For men, Shoes, Br
Oxfords, Bed Room Slipp
For children, Hose, B
for play or dress.
If you can, come to t
come write us your want
they are supplied by the
]Wright- Scrug
Frank Holder Accepts Ck
Farming Profitable in Pat
Bale to Acre Growr
(.11y F. II. Jeter.)
Atlanta, 'Nov. 19.-Thxe year 1921 wa.
the third year of 4)011 *wedvil infestrs
tio-1 on the fari of -Frank Holder o
Jefferson, Ga. A representative of th<
Georgia department of agiculturc
found the pest there .two years previ
ous and predicted that Mr. -iolder wam
going to have a real light on -his handE
to grow cotton under bol weevil con
titions andi mako a profit from the en
teral;rise. die made this plediction be
cause Mr. H'older's farm, like so many
of those in the Piedmont section of the
South, K- divided into a number of
small fields, Inclosed by wooded
stretches and necessarily terraced to
prPvent erOsionsR. More than this. Mr.
Holder runs a gin for the farmers in
his imnediato section and all his
neighbors bring him a plentiful sup
ply of weevils with their seed cotton
each fall.
These (uterprising fellows want
no Ibetter place In which to hibernate
tian tho debris 'and trash aiound a
country ginery ad -between the cracks
and plhinks of such a iwooden strue
ture. Last fall they were brought. to
the gin In increasing numbers, and
this spring they caei out with the full
intention of doing Just what nature
has always intended that ,they should
do-eat cotton and multi ply enormous,
ecments Militant
Rlight toen Mr. Holder saw that he
hand a roal light ol his hands. -General
ly speaking, he is a .peacofui citizen.
lut whent he found that Mr. Weevil
had declared war on him, 'he very
promptly severad relations with Mr.
Weevil and decided tirat he would use
force to the uttermost. He did pass
a few notes bLt these were for the
plurposo of seeking suitable allies. in
his campaign and not to argue diplo
inatic quetsions. .So he studied all the
bulletins and information that could
be secured about methods of 'fighting
the veevil. Some of his information
stated that one thing was the only
way to control the weevil, some said
that another plan had 'been -success
fil, others thad still another, so '.Mr.
iHolder lookod them all over carefully
and from them planned a composite
camilaign suited to his own particular
needs on his own particular farm.
First, ho reasoned that if 'he must
fight the weevil, -he must have 4omne
thing worth fighting for. -lie must
have a high yielding crop. To do this,
he prepared his land carefully -and in
I elligently and had 'his seed bed in
the uasual good shape before planting.
Then he pit down n 10-2-Y fertilizer
at the rate of about -100 pounds per
acre. He wanted -lots of phosphoric
acid that would push his cotton to
Carly maturity, lie wanted some nitro
gen to make vegetative growth, and
he wanted potash to keep the cotton
in a healthy, thrifty condition that
would withstand disease. In soine
cases, he increased the amnonht * 'of
phosphoric 'acld to 1 peir cent. instead
of 10 per cent. With his land inl good
shape. his fertilizer applied, he knew
then that ho needed. good -seed of a
high yielding variety, so he planted
the Wailutnaker Viveland big boll
tottoii. To make his crop sure of
yielding well, -lie l.ater aiplied a top
dressing of 200 pounds per acre of a
mixture analyzing a-bout 7 -per cent,
available phosphoric ai(l, 7 1-2 per
cent nitrogen- and "I per- - centt piotach.
This was put on ini the middle of the
row to feed the little irootlets nis they
dlevelopednt and went out ini search of
wo kinds of gifts---use
and useless and unap
Christmas list can you
imn Footwear from this
you Bed Room Slippers
y style or color; Strap
is; High Shoes, Walking
ogue Oxfords, Dancing
ars and Hose.
ed Room Slippers, Shoes
bie store, but if you can't
s and we will see that
irst mail.
gs Shoe Co.
URG,.S. C.
- at
tallenge of Pest and Makes
b of Invasion-.-More Than 0t
by Judicious Effort pr
food and the aupplication was made w
I early after chopping so that growth w
would not be delayed. Where he made hi
such atpiPlications, he has already pick- at
ed about a bale of cotton Per acre lic
and believes that he will get at least ba
half bale more. From the looks of -his PO
fields at the time of my visit in Oc- It
tober, I have no reaso to doubt his cli
stattemlents. .fa
Used Rabbit's Strategy ba
Hut this is getting along too fast. 15
After making all this investment in an
labor, seeds and fertilizer, i1r. Holder ba
says that he was in the same position
as Uncle Remus' rabbit, he -was "Just he
bleoged ter climb a tree." So he was nr
com1pelled to light the weevil. He henrd it.
about a boll weevil trap that had been to
used successfully. So he bought some sit
of the traps and when his cotton was M
about a foot high, he had his hands to lk
-,o over the i lds trapping the weevils lai
I won't try to give an accurate de- ed
scriptlon of this trap, but it is fixed at'
it that it goes (own over each side to
of the cotton plants. Hlanging down to
from lie tol) are two sets of small ha,
f:nger-like beards 'that knock the fri
weevil. At the back side extending dr
along the trap are two little anetal '11
troughs containing ferosene or soine HR
other substance into which the weevil be
\vll fall and be killed. A small wire be
protector keeps the cotton leaves from
going into the kerosene. ha
iy using the boys and women in CO
handlIng these traps and taklig the hi
cotton row -by row when it was a 'th
foot high, Mr. Holder reduced some- reC
what his early infestation and thus co
gave his cotton a start over the pest. se'
31r. Holder is not yet convinced -
that traliimg the early weevils is a
good way to secure control over ti.
I)estfl but he does believe that the adult sh
w(eevils must be killed in some manner or
as soon as they come from ihber- or
nation. By trap)iing, picking, and us
ing the sweetened poisoned mixture no
when the first adults come from the yo
woods and other witner quarters, he Ca
prevented a spread of the insects over I
his entire cotton fields, and to this, in sa
a large measure, does he attribute his
success In growing cotton this past go
season. ac
Polson to Rescue ha
When the trapping was over, the lirl
Weevils sooni were getting thick ha
again. Mr. Holder know that while the ad
cotton was still small he- could use an
the ipoisoned sweetened mixture to inj
some advantage. So lie .bought a mn
supply of the calcium arsenate and er
inadei up a formula as follows: Ten
pouids of calcium arsenate, ten pl
gallons of water, two packages ice re
cream powder, two ounces of sacca- ha
The packages of ice cream powder ag
held a pound each and were of .a kind th<
that, as Mr. Holder says, "looks some- tri
what like malted milk." This mixture
was sticky and somewhat oft' the Co
first Mr. Bolder had this daubed on
the plants with a mop-like contrivance,
but he soon found this to be too slow
and a groat waste of labor, so he be- .
gan emperiment.ing and finally envolved
a small hand machine for putting
on the, mixture, This consisted of a
small tin bucket soldered on .top of a
Uin sled-like taffair that could -be
easily carried along over the tops of
the young cotton plants. In the bot
tom of the bucket were two sinall hbles- n
fromi which were dropped two ikmel -fi
wicks. At the end of each wick a small..
,stone 'was tied to make it hang down L
:atnd so 'give each plant a dose of the
.sweetoened miixtur'e. With a fnan going ti
along the row hioldlig this mnachinie
just so that it would give each planit
a good treatmnent, and with the tl
yountger boys on the place keeping this
.mnachine supplied with the poison,
Mr. Holder was able 'to treat a large
area more successfully than 'by the
old method.
He found also 'that his sweetened
poIson formed a kind of "honey deve"1
,on each plant. anid that the weevils
rseemed to take a i'ancy for tis, both hl
as a food and a beverage. Three days -
after puttinig on this pioison, Mr. __
Holder 'got all hands to picking up the
fallen squnares and then in about six
days he went over the field with his
dusting .machines. 'He used the rotary
hand dusters ,whiich distributed the
calcium arsenate very effectively. He
notIced that the poIson dust stuck to
the plant miuch better -where it had
previously been treated with the
sweetened mixture.
Picked Up Squares
The cotton was given three dustings
of about, four or flve days intervals.
Unfortunately, between the second and
t-hird dustings lie had to walt nine
(lays because of rain, but even then
he had the fallen squares Ipieiked upi
and lhe continued to have these
uquiares picked uip and burned. Once
he decidhed to stop ,for a few days,
Sc) ehi let the lIttle negro -boys and
girls get ready for school, but then
he heardc of another infestation in
onothier fIeld, so out camne all hands to
Pick up squtares and dust again until
this outbreak was more or less con
.Mi'. Holder carriled on the work of
pickIng up -fallen nquaires until the
day 'before he star'ted pickinig cotton,
then hie uiit. Hie says his labor' had
one Saturdlay vacation in July and
anouither half-clay in August. The r'e
maindler of the .time was put ini
miaking his crop).
lie not only studied the work of'
other pople, but lie did consider'able
expertimental m'ork of -his own. He
testeid out his sweeitenled mixture and
found that a dirop on a square would
poison the weevils in 12 'hours. lie
also tested them as to their hperiod of
emergence fr'om the square so that lhe
would know about when to look for the
different broods,
Next year he intends to makle his
picking up of squares eahier by
building a horse drawn machine for
pulling the squares out into the middle~
of the row and having a wide heavy
wheel on the machine 'which can
crush the* -quiu'es. 'H6, also has other
plans .which no doubt will help hi~m
in his .laght, One of those~ in t plnti
a scottb&MGdi'#doa rSWE & tlati'the
slight. c"t got - it - bttet. hink
i alo has in mind using more Mobral
914% :dih-. grt: tertaise
id not put lI 'qtafte so much Cttou
it endeavor to make more on the
me acreage.
Planted Othew Crops.
lie fortifted himself this. year with
her crops. 'He has some of the lnest
rn in iha section and other crops in
As a result of his fight with the
3evil, he has 35 acres on which he
il make 40 -bales of cotton and he
.s eight acres on which he has
ready picked out 14 'bales. Anothef
Id of 17 acres .has produced 19
les with an application of only 200
unds of fertilizer at [planting time
( 300 pounds of top dresser after
opping. On every acre of his wages
oiI he is picking at the rate of a
lo per acre. 'He states that he has
D acres in cotton on his wages crop
d that he will make Just about too
If tills Is not good farming, I don't
ppen to know it. But it takes a
in with courage and stamina to do
Mr. 1llolder may have been "bleeged
climb a tree," .but if he were, he
re (lid climb it and he found -a
>st comfortable lImb to rest on after
got up. Sonie of his neighbors
ighed at him. others were frighten
by the thought of the troison
mnd the place and sonie even ied
get the folks not to carry cotton
his gin for fear of what would
ppen to the mules and laborero
in closo association with the
aaded ( icium arsenate; -but. Mr.
dlder w .,! on his way. le took the
mtal attitude that if this pest can
controlled, I can do it; and the
t part of it is, .he did.
)ther good farmers in Georgia are
ving tho same experience and their
trage In making the fight not only
4 amply rewarded them, but has
o given their neighbors and fricads
lewed confidence in the future of
ton growing in their respective
)on't neglect a constant backache,
xrp, darting pains or uninary dis
lers. The -danger of drapsy or
ight's disease is too serious to ig
re. Use Doan's Kidney Pills 'as have
.tr friends and neighbors. A Laurens
;c. Ask your neighbor!
Irs. !Bo'b Templeton, 235 Oak St.,
rs: 'IW, have used Doan's Kidney
Is and found them to 'be Just as
d as advertised. 'My kidneys didn't
right and I was hardly able to go
account of the pain in my 'back. I
i severe pains over my kidneys and
ibs were swollen and my feet,
rids and face 'were bloated. I was
vised to use Doan's Kidney Pills
d did so. IM'very bit of the swell
left, me, the pains disappeared and
.kidneys were regular. I give the
,dit of inv cure -to Doan's."
.ton said: "I am glad to again
ommend Doan's Xidney Pills. I
ren't had to ase a kidney remedy
ce IDoan's cured me sonic years
. Iadvise anyone troubled with
dr kidneys to give this remedy a
1Oc, at all dealers. Foster-Milburn
Mrs., Buffalo, N. Y.
ITTLE aches grow into big 'xtins
unless warded off by an applica
tion of Sloan's. Rheumatism,
uralgia, stiff joints, fame back won't
the long against Sloan's Liniment.
Foi- more than forty years Sloan's
inimnent has helped thousands, the
orld over. You won't be an excep.
on. It certainly does produce results,
It penetrates without subbing. Keep
is old faily friend always handy
r instant use, Ask your neighbor.
At all druggists-35c, 70c, $1.40,
on a thorough knawleds
various functions of the
segments of the spinal e
pressure on a nerve and
vitality and resistance o
pressure by removing tli
mal size and functions,
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