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The Post-search light. (Bainbridge, Ga.) 1915-current, November 09, 1916, Image 2

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Such_ tobacco enjoyment as you never thought could be is yours to command quick as you buy some Prince Albert and fire-up a pipe or a home-made cigarette! Prince Albert gives you every tobacco sat isfaction your smoke- appetite ever hankered for. That’s because it’s made by a patented process that cuts out bite and parch! Prince Albert has always been sold without coupons or premiums. We prefer to give quality 1 Buy Prince Albert every- where tobacco i'i eoid in toppy red bagt, 5c; tidy red tine, 10c; handeome pound and half-pound tin humi dor*—and—that corking fine pound cryetal-glaee humi dor with eponge- moietener top that heepe the tobacco an each clever trim—always / Points About Planting An Orchard H. McHatton, Prof. Horticulture, Ga. State College Of Agriculture. Orchards should be planted in Geor- Dairy Profits From Right Breeding W. H. HOWELL, Field Agt. Dairying, Ga. State College Of Agri. Georgia must have better cows. Only one-third o£ them pay for the feed thev eat. A profitable dairy cow gia before Christmas, though they are i thcrita ability to give a large amount sometimes planted later. Get the , through right breeding. The plants delivered about the last of No- . gcru p S j re i s responsible for most of vember. When they arrive heel or | the ro bber cows. bank them till ready to set out. This Is done by digging a trench on the north side of a hill or house, putting the roots of the trees therein and cov-1 the records ering them. Peaches and trees that grow to sim ilar size should be set about 20 feet apart each way, pears twenty-five feet apart; appleR 35 to 40 feet apart and pecans 50 feet apart. Dig a hole about two feet square That a well-bred bull will get daugh ters that will be better milch cows than were their dams, is proven by The best information available deal ing with the transmission of dairy characteristics by the bull to his daughters-comes from the Jersey herd of Prof. C. H. Eckles, of the Mis souri Experiment Station, where com plete butterfat records have been kept and two feet deep, pecans 3 to 4 feet ; of ev ery cow since 1892. The first bull deep. I Ut the top soil and some well ; U.g. Micnnri Bmtoi* frniYi a unnit Fringe Albert the national joy smoke has a flavor as different as it is delightful. You never tasted the like of it! And that isn't strange, either. Men who think they can’t smoke a pipe or roll a ciga rette can smoke and will smoke if they use Prince Albert. And smokers who have not yet given P. A. a try out certainly have a big surprise and a lot of enjoyment coming their way as soon as they invest in a supply. Prince Albert tobacco will tell its own story I R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Winston-Salem, N. C. The Wonder Serial FAIRCHILD FACTS EVERY TUESDAY At The Callahan Theatre .GRACE DARMOND, Patbo “The Shielding Shadow” Each Episode Complete within itself. Also weekly new teels and Cartoon Comedy shown on Tuesday. Horses and Mules J. T. Saunders and sister, Mrs. A. J. McMullen took a trip over to the county site, last Thursday. Mrs. D. Turnage, and daughter, Velma, were on the sick list last week. They are improving., Jno I*. Earnest, attended the Masonic Rally at Macon, last week. Mrs. E. Trawick and children of Chattahoochee, visited relat ives near Fairchild, last week. Hilliard Turnage finished mak ing up a successful lot of syrup. D. Turnage and daughter, Velma, make a business trip to Dr. E. C. Bridges last Friday. Prof. C. L. Perry, Alva Saund ers, Mrs. A. J. McMullen and Miss Lelia Hayes, went to D. Turnage’s Thursday night, with expectation of enjoying the sugar boiling, but the workers happened to quit work before they got there. Anyway they enjoyed some juice and beer. H. K. Taut, of Columbus, spent a day or so in our burg last week. Gordon Turnage and wife came out to Fairchild last Friday night. The infant of Mrs. Joel A1 day is improving from a serious spell of sickness. deep. Put the top decomposed barnyard manure, or a pound or more of cottonseed meal or hone meal in the bottom of the hole mixing well. Prune off all twisted and broken roots from the trees, set in center of the hole and begin to fill With top soil. Pack down thoroughly as the dirt is being thrown in. Pill higher than the surrounding surface. The tree will show how deep it has been in the nursery. Do not set in the orchard more than one inch deeper than that. After planting, prune the tree back. Peaches should be left from 1 foot to 18 inches and apples 15 inches to 2 feet high. Varieties for Georgia. It is impossible to give a list of fruits adapted to all sections of Geor gia. The following varieties will, gen erally speaking, he found to do fairly well: Apples:—Yellow Transparent, Red Astrachan, Brilliant, Kinnard, Ben Da vis, Stayman Winesap, Terry, Yates and Winesap. Peaches:—Mayflower, Greensboro, Carmen, Waddell, Hiiey, Elberta, Lem on and Stinson. Pomegranates:—Large Sweet, Span ish Ruby and Acid. Pecans;—Alley, Bradley, Stewart, Schley and Teche. Pears:-—Kieffer. Plums:—Abundance and Wild Goose. Grapes:—Diamond, Ives, Delaware, Niagara, Concord, Diana and Scupper- nong. Pigs:—Lemon, Brown Turkey, Ce- | iestial and Green Ischia: Strawberries: — Lady Thompson, Aroma, Klondike and Missionary. used was Missouri Rioter from a good sire hut a mediocre dam. The daughters gave less milk and fat than their dams. In every case, the daughter was inferior to her dam. The next bull used was Hugorotus, a cheap bull without any high Class animals in his pedigree. This bull had eleven daughters with a total of fifty lactation periods with dams with sixty-two lactation periods. The rec ords are as follows: Dams. Daughters. Average yield of milk . . . 4,969 lbs. 4,567 lbs. | Average per cent of fat. . . 4.66 5.49 Average yield of tat in lbs. . 231 lbs. 245 lbs. The general results of using this bull were disastrous. The next, bull used was Lome of Meridale. This bull had a splendid pedigree from the standpoint of rec ords of production and his daughters show the value of those records. He l had 12 daughters with a total of 67 j lactation periods from dams with 66 lactation periods. Study carefully the I following summary: i Dams. Daughters. The Best, The Cheapest After All. We have just received a shipment of Mules that are the best for the money we have ever offered. With enlarged facilities now we will always have on hand a full supply of high-grade stock. Horses and Mules that are real stock. The farmers that need mules can get just what thev want here and at the best prices. At our stables on North Broad Street. W. C. COX & COMPANY Short courses are (o be offered by the College of Agriculture to the memtlerK of the boys’ and girls’ clubs who attend the Southeastern Fair at Atlanta. 4,559 lbs. 5,969 lbs. 221 lbs. 287 lbs. County Agent Harper of Tattnal county discovered the boll weevil in Ms territory about the first of October, showing that the weevil has swept will make more dollars for the man nearly across the state in a season, who milks. Average yield of milk .... Average per cent of fat . Average yield of fat in lbs. His daughters show the remarkable Increase of 1,410 pounds of milk and 66 pounds of fat per year over their dams. In five cases the increase was over 2,000 pounds. In six years, which is the average period of usefulness of a cow, 50 of Lome of Meridale’s daugh ters would have given 476,000 pounds more milk than 50 daughters of Mis souri Rioter, the first bull mentioned. At 20 cents a gallon this milk would be worth $11,069. These figures are accurate and certainly show the value of a good bull. The best native cows fell fed on home grown feed and bred to a high class dairy bull with the heifer calves properly raised to replenish the herd a 8 p cK m 3 o rf O* 3 > n rf 8 CD CD (D Ul CD 3 rf CD rf 3- CD A GEORGIA FARM THAT WON SUCCESS BY DIVERSIFYING ANDREW M. SOULE, President, Ga. State College Of Agriculture. THE ONE SURE GIFT always welcome and admired is a piece of diamond jewelry. If you are planning a gift that will always please, that will last for ever, select it from our diamond jewelry collection. There are pieces to suit every purse and designs to satisfy every taste. N. J. SMITH & SON Oldest and Best Jewelers Given a typical Piedmont farm, with its characteristic red clay soil, operating primarily as a cotton plan tation, what can be done with it? In other words, can this farm be chang ed over to a diversified proposition with profit and success? Many a land owner is confronted by just such a situation, and hence the topic is of general Interest. That an under taking ot this character can be suc cessfully accomplished has been clear ly demonstrated at the College farm at Athena. It has been the policy to reclaim a new area of land each year. Unsatisfactory crops are raised on much ot this land the first year or two after an attempt to reclaim it because of its eroded condition and its bad physical state. An increase in the herds ot live stock, thereby en abling larger amounts ot yard manure to be made available each year and its return to the soil, has resulted in improving the land and Increasing its crop-yielding powers. Three hundred and fifty acres of land are now under the plow. The farm had been abused for years It was without saUsfactory buildings or a suitable equipment of implements or live stock. It was determined at once to organize it on the basis of a stock farm, but without overlooking or neglecting the possibilities of cultivat ing cotton and the varied crops adapt ed to the soil and climatic conditions of the Piedmont area. Of necessity the equipment could only be slowly pur chased and assembled. The first un dertaking was to organize a small dairy herd and offer milk for sale. The re ceipts from the herd the first year amounted to $1,124,44, and the sales of live stock to $72.29. The value of the cotton and the cotton seed was $469.72, making a total turnover of the farm $1,799.37. This happened in the college year 1907-1908. Nine years la ter the sales from the dairy herd amounted to $6,700.41, showing steady and uniform increase through out the period in question. The sales of live stock increased from $72.29 to $3,056.02, showing an even greater in crease. The sales from cotton and cotton seed have varied somewhat ac cording to the season and the price of the staple. The first year thexrop brought $469.62, and in other years it has sold for as much as $1,S31.$3 The total receipts have varied fri H Jf £ s CD Ul rf o o F-b Pi P P z/i Ul e-t- QfQ aT tfi o r^ni $1,799.37 the first year to $11,002.69 in 1915-1916. The total receipts from the dairy herd in nine years have amounted to $43,768.21, from the sales of live stock to $13,377.95, and from the sales of cotton and cotton seed $10,- 819.68, making a total ot $69,572.99 for the nine-year period. No profit was made from the farm for the first three years because of the lack of equipment and the impover ished condition of the soil, but since 1910-1911 the receipts from the farm show a net return ot nearly $18,000.00 over the actual outlay. This must be regarded ns a satisfactory demonstra tion of the possibilities of building up worn-out plantation lands through the institution of a diversified farm prac tice in which live stock husbandry is strongly emphasized. Remember, that it was necessary to start in and re claim practically all the land now un der the plow, a considerable part of which had been thrown out for a number of years and It was, therefore, badly washed and eroded. A great variety of crops have been raised successfully. Cereals are grown each year and a crop of 2,000 to 3,000 bushels of oats obtained. Corn is rais ed in considerable quantity, the stover being used for roughage. Cowpeas and sorghum, oats and vetch, oats, rye and crimson clover, Sudan grass and other forage crops have been grown on considerable areas and cut and cured as hay. Kaffir corn and sorghum have been grown together and used primarily for the produc tion of silage, several hundred tons of which is made each year. Cow- peas have been used as soil builders and turned under whenever practica ble. A considerable area of land has been devoted to alfalfa which has been cut from four to five times year. A rotation of crops has been estab lished. 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