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THE NEWS OF THREE STATES.
IIUTIAIMiJi IK GCOKGIA. FLO HI I> A
AM) RUI 111 l AIIOI.I \A.
Aged ( oflre ('•■•(> nilirti'a *tini*e
Death-Talk of Crntrul ltallral*a
\ln he nut Kvieaalua Honutß'a
I oirtgn Ulmluii ol Florida
In !i*lnN HI Tmni'n-*e atMinrU
Hdlhviy to Tmu|orl Klnrliln Mil
itary t’rrr tu tiov. Imhh-
H uml—%ln yu r fcaiyib of I hwrlea*
ln tirti a Ualng < ap.
I>r. J W. Lancaster of Forsyth has
bought th* Monro* A(l\rllwr, which 1*
tn i h*r<| to be one of the week lias
in th state. Mr. W. R. Woodworth will
clo hi editorial w.fk, Mr. M (’. Da mini**
will li ivf chart • of the m *hini<*il d#
part no*)! niid Dr Lancaster w ill be the
l.nitildinu I Mapu!• I • to Murder.
I’m* Uwlji, a negro, who ha* been a
frosted *mploye of Alford A At
Willingham. for the past twelve years,
was *:.ot and iltTt at rmtanily killed by
•in unkn n negro at that place Turwlay
In .1 gam l*i lug dl.-pub* over t n rents A
|Ki*Ke hcade i t;> Sheriff Hmiootk
|ururi the mur.lirei for several hours.
lut i I not *ll *d in capturing hltn. al
though they emu* close enough for thi |
thgro to fch*> >t 41 Mr Mule o k with his
M!• il (.oil Mould rrsb** Her.
Mr. Wm. West, an Irishman of <T years !
*:f age, who lived with his aged Wife.
c*ne mile east of Wllia< oochle. died last
week under peculiar and sensational clr
fumstanri • Ills wife, who Is very old.
bid occasion to go out o # the house ab ut
4 a dock In the morning Hhe. being near
jy Mind. could not find the door ami *k- 1
• and Mr West to get ti|> ml open the dvr
for h r This lyp in i to mk* tlie old
man angry and he told her he wish* * |
God would paralyze her As he -aid thl* j
he fell to the floor Instantly w all a **r*ke
of p.iralyal*. from the efleets of which
l>< died In a few hours The (h ath of Mr
West removes on* of the most utiiqtoe
c haractrr* In Coffee county, ir not |H*r- \
Imp* in the state.
rj l. Ird tiforilß Bealnsettt llanqraefed.
Th- Madison Home Guards tendered a
banquet to the officers and men and tla
Third Georgia Regiment at the Turnell- ,
Rtttler Hotel Friday night Covers were
laid for one hundred and fifty guest*, and
the long table was artistically 4* oral* l
wish flowers.lvy iiul lla t o.uri f thei*gl
ment. Col. Robert I'slur Thomason. !*■
youngest, hut ranking colonel of the vol
unteer Mat* militia presided at the head
of the table and performed th* duties of
toast-master. On hln right sat Maj. An
fun L*. King, of Washington. nd on his
left Capt. H F Hurt of Greensboro, rank-
Ini major aivl captain, respectively, pres
ent f4us(M*nd*d from the celling above the
center of the tab!** was a magnificent silk
flag of the regiment-a present from the
JllarlettM rltlnanian Hrntally Aaaanl
Hull* Winn, n <'hii.iman who. In connip
tion with hie brother, own® and operate*
ii launlr>’ e? Marioßa, waa cruelly and
brutally iiwl rok>l*cl Friday
rrltfht. He w Rno<k.-l clown with a
heavy piece of Irgw plpin* abowt f>ur feet
long and ha*’ke*l up with a hatchet a mint
the lace and head In a mo*? horrible man
lier. The aveauil made by .4 16-year
old n-srro boy, who Jiad workc*l next door
to the laundry. He. in oomvtlon with an
unknown accomplice. and carried
Into the execution ihl* brutal attack in a
manner that would have doth- *Tedlt ?•> an
o:l and hardened rflminal. The i-nailant
who ma*l- the attack ia nan*e<l G. neral
ltro<ienax. a youth, who w .* friendly t
the Chinaman, and wa- familiar with the
detal.t* of the fthop The attack wa* made
only a few minute* before the paaeenger
train arrived and ifroadenax and hia ac
t'ompUo a? once left for Atlanta.
Central Hal I mud* Alabama Kite!-
Columbtf* Laker: Work ia belnpr push
ed rapidly on the estension of the Cen
tral of Georgia from Columbia, through
Dothan. Ala. Thi* extension ha* been
complete ! t.* within ttve.ve mile* of Hart
ford. Geneva county. No definite infor
mation a* to the objective point of thl*
road I* at hard A etory I* to the effect
that a corps of attrveyora I* in the tied
running a iln* from St. Joteph* to a
|otnt near A|*alaeblcoia. FA It hoe been
Intimated In certain quarter* that the
extension fmro Hartford will be contin
ued to fit Joseph *. That place. It i* said,
fva* a very fine natural harbor ond with
the exi^nJit ore of some money can be
made an extraordinarily fine port. Many
yesra ago h mhl wn* built from Ich.
u larKling on the Aiuilachlrolu river, to
Apalttchlt'ola. Th** route wa* near Dead
l*ike*. a famous fiealna polm in Flortdi.
•ind a beautiful road arched over with
•rratkl old tree* Is ad that remain* of the
©id roadbed from lola to the lake*.
The project for permanently establishing
n knitting mill at Jacksonville 1* pro
grrrsflliig satisfactorily, ami *12.100 worth
of stork ha* heen subscribed for. All
of Ihv tin* jKckonvtlle nun,
•ml g-*l. sultatantl.il cltlsn*
A. I. ttlnrrro tipf* VprillPl for tU.IMMI,
In the Clr-ult Court of I’tnmtola the
raw of Dr. A. E. Simon* v*. M. T Har
der, for the alienation of the fortn-r’a
Wife* affection. resulted In u verdl t of
Sl,w for Steven*. He *u<d for Sio.oou
Hardee 1* from Columbu*. On., and while
•t Pensscoln era* In the turpentine bud
tie** with other Urartian*.
The Mu rl* I suspended.
lent week the Mayor of De I-aiul u*>
penile.l Mamhal Kinney because he re
futed to wipe off the real* *eatiered
WtuMit town (he latter alleging that aueh
u not hi* duty. The Town Council will
hr called upon to decide whether they
•Till luiutn la. M ' t• •
Tampa’* Kre let Ist Hate* Hrduepil.
The two ayatcrn* of railroad* running
Into Tampa have recently agreed u|*.-n
anew freight tariff that will lie of ad
vantage to nvery business house In (he
city, and especially to to the Ida whole
pale house* which deal heavily in the
ortV'lea included in the new reduced rates.
C K. Cappa. general freight agent of the
Beat-oard la given the credit for the re
Might Have Fiber Faelory Also.
will be ofa-ned at Orlando by a number
Of pineapple grower*. nd It 1* suggested
that a fiber factory *hould aloo la cetab
llal.etl to work up the long leaver of the
Mauoih cayenne, the pine moat grown In
ghat flection, an the tlher. It I* thought,
could be profitabiy manufactured.
(I. t.. Mrtrlhar’a Aeeidrnfal Heath.
A negro laid a gun acroaa hia kip at
Bagdad, when the owner. 11. I*. McAr
thur, came out of hia more, picked up the
gun by thr mutate to draw It toward
him The hammer caught in the negro’*
Into the body of McArthur, who Uvtd
only a tew hours
Tort White, ria.. correspondence of
l Morning New*. Dec . ZJ: A hall wa
| given last evening at the Bryan Hotel
■ by the accompUehed daughters of the
| *<epr*or, Mr. J. M. Uryau. Mott aU of
♦he young people of the town offended,
and It was quite an enjoyable affair. Fori
White I* a very prwpcroia town Her
citizen* are progressive and her huMnca*
Is second to non*. In volume, of any town
Of !(• sice |n the State.
Florida Teachers Adjourn.
The Florida State Teachers' Association
completed the duties of Its tenth annual
convention at Tampa The election of of
fh *r* for the ensuing year resulted as
President. Wdiham M Hollowly
of Gainesville, superintendent of Alachua
county; vice president. Mrs L It. Math***
of Tumiwi; treasurer. Supt. Drumpton of
l*ake county. s# retary. Prof. A A. rtimp
son of members of Kzerutlve
Committee. Hu|t. Woiml of Ruwannee
• ouiity; J. A Folks of M.sit Ice! Jo; Miss
Iwvmiort of DcPunluk Springs. Tho
ll* xt meeting will 1h held at Ocala.
* rthoard f Trnit |orl Soldiers Free
President John Skelton William* an I
General Mamger K St. John of the Beu
hoard Air Lin* have made a ChrDimas
gift to the military toy* of Florida that
will be highly appre luted by them. In
struction were sent to the ticket agent
of Tampa yesterday that the Seaboard
would extend alaoliHsli free transporta
tion to all organized military companies
of th** *t.fe. -n ltd form, to the liuiugu
ration of Gov. elect William 8 Jennings
which will occur at Tallah as-* \ Jan. k.
In all *L'mi ••nip.inb > *r exj-** • and to
scoop! the ©flei of I, **• t ran sport a tlon. a.u*
It is pro)>ible that ;s*fUl train w-rvl"*
will Is* put on f*r the occaalon, so that
the soldier boys will have a pleasant trip.
Mas \ u 1 1 mi hie Ore in Noxh Smiln,
Tinns I'mon and Citizen: I- N. Wllklo.
■igcdt for the lands of the Jacksonville,
Tampa anil Ke> West Railway and Flor
ida t . nm er- al Company, has in his of
flee in tlie Aster block simples of iron
ore, which he iimujstH fr*m his pro|erty
In Nova Hcotla lust sutnoicr. when la* woa
awa*. on his vacation Mr Wilkie ha
been very mu< h Interested In the llnd. itsl
l**|Jev's that h and his brother*, who
re associated with him have a valuator
piece of prepertv. If it is pr qwrly devel
op**!. as they Intend The pr|*?rty Is lo
cal* | in lOastcm Novti S>tta. and a
gnat deal of the ore Is on the surface.
Florida** Woman Mlmlhii Worker*
The annual Florida C> nferer Af th*
Woman's Foreign Missionary Society
Is In session a4 Tampa. The stac so. b?y
numbers seventy-two senior societies and
rlgty Junior ho I* ties, representing
members. Twenty-seven new societies
were organised during the year. Four
scholarship* arc supported by ihe con
ference society. Eievn life m mb. rs have
been made n: I3 each. NTn<- shares have
heen taken In the I>iur. H.iygood in* m
©rial at Bouch**V, Chino Mr*. A. J.
ICtMsel* of Jacksonville report**! on
finances a follows: Total received,
$8.278.M In*re se over lust year of more
han flOrt nnd *ver Ih> *.f more than sl.‘rt>.
Raised for twentieth century work. sl.6^.
The handsome rtvitlcnec of Capt. W. C.
Mußiphrieji of Greenville, loeot*<l on lOast
Hfßef vfnw. wo* |. rtinlly destroyed
by Arc last w**ek The fire won (Uncover •
•-I by a hA‘'krßan who was (Msslnr the
hour- •*Mtt :t o'clock 1n th** morning
The flr* originated In the nnm over th**
dining hall within u few feet of the chim
ney. The residence was* value l at Sl.OOft;
was insured for sV>i The estimated
•amuge i* about s.\no> to 12.500.
flail Work of n t nnnon 4'rnker.
In Marion H iturday night Mr llenry
I/. Anderson was sadly maimed by the
nplnuloa In hi** hand of one of those
deadly and dangerous article* of mnnu
facture in w < lay* (dared on the market
a rannon cracker. The explosion of the
huge erwker was terrlr.e. Mr Anderson*
right hand wa* torn Into shreds Three
of hi.* fingers could w>! even la* found.
The . one* In the hand end wrist were *o
•nattered that amputetion w i necessary
and the operation was performed. Por
tion* of the e.racker flew tot** Mr Ander
eon a face splitting hi*- left evelkl and
Inflh ting several large and painful wound*
>n hlt> lipe and chin It l* not thought
•hat the eye.dßht will be Impaired for
Greeted tle ITrsf Water fill*.
A correspondent of the Charleston News
ami Courier gives the following reminis
cence: "One hundred years ago (in IRU>
there died of a fever In Charleston a
gentleman whose name Is an Interesting
on<* In /he Indus*rial history of Bouth
Carolina. That gentleman w Capt.
James Kincaid, of Fairfield, an Irish gen
tleman. who fought in the Revolution on
the American wide He served for many
years In the Legislature from Fairfield
and was not only the first purchaser of
cotton In the up-cvuintry, but erected In
1795 the first water gin This gin was sit
uated on a stream called Mill Creek. In
Fairfield. As this is the centennial year
of capt. Kincaid's death these facts about
him may interest your r* der*. especially
those who live in Fairfield county.
IlnllnHt for Fort (loyal.
A charter ha** Wn granted In Ten
nessee to the Louisville and Fort Royal
Railroad Company, which proposes to
construct a line of railway from Issiis
ville to Fort Royul. S C. t according to
the statements made in the application
for charter The company U hartered
with a capital stock of $1 o.flOO. divided
Into shires of $lO each. The Incorporn
lorw are Tenncasetans. In the charter, as
mentioned alcove. It is said that he com
pany will construct a direct air line from
Louisville to Fort Royal. The expense
would be heavy, and for this reason the
scheme is r- garded b> railroad men as of
the visionary character. There Is not
enough business ut For* Royal. H C.. at
pre* nt to keep the line now operating
! into that town busy.
A 1.0 log tup far > ior Smyth.
A* a token of regard and personal es
teem. and In commendation of hi* official
career, member* of the Charleston Coun
cil prevented Mayor J Adger Smyth with
a handsome silver loving cup, beautifully
engraved, and which later on will l-w.-
thr seal of the city. The cup was pre
vented by Alderman Ithett on b*-half cf
Council. In hi* Very appropriate addrr—
Alderman Ithett called attention to the
fact that Alderman llanckel had tlr*t *ug
g,-*ud the Kill, but that the other mem
pet* heartily look It op. Alderman Han-*-
el *|>ok. briefly, and M tyor Sen-. <h re
s|>on.le.t The Mayor was so deeply mov
e,l that he could not *t*ak at h-nglh. al
though he showed how he felt. Other
member* added a word of approval, and
at the close of the meeting there i an
Informal reception, at which Mayor Smyth
rr-elved the congratulation* of hi*
OX IIKR " V TO TAMPICO.
The Atoiinil Oswald Palled off I-.1-bon
bon Heel Near Miami.
Miami. Fla.. Dec. .-The British
•leant* up Mound Oswakl. which went on
a reef at Klbow Beef on the morning or
the 17tb. w i* puiied off by the wrecking
tug Albert F. I>ewty IhU morning, ami
proceeded on her voyage to Tampico. Mex
For Infants and Children.
ihe Kind You Have Always Bought
THE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1000.
THE FARM AND THE GARDEN.
MATTr.it* or tvrr.iti;*T to aari
m.TlHltT A All* HOI aBAAiriC.
Jsitiinry l*lnnfltt XhUliih t om
|mml—lserrsar On* Mock—Well Fed
| Nttd —l*tHli f. Frill! Tree*—l 1-
cellent Ad firs—Second i rop of
Irlah I'ntsto*-*—jMpnncse It j,
*'i4< manifold all pleasing In their kind:
All healthful are the employs of rural
Reiterated as the wheel of time
Run round, still ending and iKglnnlng
still ** —The Garden.
Work for Jununry.
fhime of our reader* find this a much
busier month llian mher* do. Th* Flor
ida trucker a* and farmer ran make plant
ing* this month that those of Middle ami
Northern Georgia will have to defer for
a number of weeks.
If our Januarys were uniformly as tnl’d
as the mildest In any record of ten years,
th** CVntraJ Georgia tru k**r. besides
planting English imws nd spinach, could
also pbint many other cr*)|s. sti* h
salsify, potatoes, onions, turnips,
cabbage and a few others, and with little
or no likelihood of their being damaged
by cold On the other hand. If our Janu
ary* were as uniformly cold ns the cold
est one In a decade w. would not il*k
planting m single one of the crops nomed
f r n**t one Is able to *tund a temper
ature as low as r, or K degrees, unless pro
tected by a mulch of some kind.
From way-down In Florida to wav-up
In Georgia this la one crop that can be
pl.tntcd one time or another thl* month.
csfM-cially where the dwarf kinds ar**
us* and and the majority t*t truckers have
found that the dwarf kinds are much th**
Th dwarfs, such as Tom Thumb. IJttle
G m. Wonder, etc., can be ma*k‘ to yb*l 1
ntMMit as much to the acre as the very
tallest and with a groat ileal leas trou
Th* dwarf kinds will ullow of much
heavier manuring and if the land Is well
plowed and the row-* laid off an close as
they can I**. It is wonderful the yield they
They do t*r>t hear ns continuously aril
so late In the season a* some of the very
tall-growing kinds, but this does not con
cern the trucker. He want* the crop to
come on as curly as possible, and to 1h
able to get the whole crap In the course
of two weeks from the day they begin
Then the land will be clean***! and an
• flier valuable crop started on the land in
May. |*erha|s In Aj*rll
IVa* can le made a very profitable crop
ly the trucker If he understand* how to
grow them nd how to ship to best ad
In planting this crop to Is* market* !
gr* * n It pays to mix several kind* to
gether. This plan will *k> where the
seed* are n object, though th** grower
can save seeds of th* mixed crop for his
own use a second year.
The Florida urower will plant thW*
m>nth. where the M •kll** tleorzia urower
will wait at least six week* longer. In
the latter section there is nothing gained
by putting thle crop In before the Wth
of February. It would be Adml**d.
to plant the crop early In January here
in such a winter i* the mildest out of t*n
did. not knowing when thl* winter is
due. It would not be wise to take the
Three years out of five the potatoes are
severely nipped by fros*. ne It Is when
planted Feb. 10. Hut where |>ntatoes ire
deep planted and the *ed cuts contain
two eyes, the frost does little or no
It le conceded by all good Judge* that
spinach i* by fur the most deferable
alod plant y*t discovered. It is a very
delightful dish when served properly, ami
it is credlteu with possessing i mark I
medicinal value, being alterative ami c
ii.ocil purifier, when urd freely in the
winter or early spring.
Next to spinach the preference should
fall on mustard.
The Georgia Cracker may choose <• dish
of coils rd* in prefeienc** to dther, but it
is not wtee to have such taste.
In Middle Georgia It Is not safe to so*v
the seed before the very last of th*?
month, and as n general tHlng it is much
safer to wait until the mUklle of Feb
ruary.. The young plants ire easily
heaved out bjr freeze, ns the roots ar*-
very delicate and near the surface. Two
freezes and two thaws alternating %vlll de
stroy all young plants at all, like onions
in their habit.
Where h crop of this kind is affected
by a freeze th** only thing that can b*>
i done to save it Is to roll the ground along
! the rows A heavy barrel will do for a
roller for young onions.
Mlllalllli ( O lOt (Ml* f .
W e do nt hoar so muoh of rompowt
rnaklnK nowadays as we dll years
ago. Mow! every frm**r and trucker ha*
reached the conclusion that R Is cheaper
uihl iK-tUr to make* the compost rlglit In
the furrow Instead of mixing th mater
ia In In the horn or other house before u|*-
plylng t to fhe furrow**
Whut little of lot manure a farmer
has It Ik cheaper to haul out every few
month*, scatter it right front the cart and
wagon Into th** furrows and th*-n eprin
kit* It with acid i*hophai* or kainlt. one
or Ihe other, or both. li*t on It anl the
work is disposed of.
This Is the best way of making compost
even with th*- limited materials alToni*-*!
by cotton seed and tiid phiiephate or
stable manure and lot scrapings w it hush***
or any |*otseh salt. Uomj***st mixing re
quires considerable in muni la lor In which
there is small profit se* n g nernl thing. The
-mull firmer of th* S**uth do*-H not keep
muh sto* k. many of them hive only the
•m*g mat does th** plowing wu*\ hauling.
Other?* bmkita the mule have a cow. prob
ably a hog or two. Very few comparative
!y. keep a- much as six head of grown
wtork. ami without stock It l not possible
to make organt** manure In any profit
able quantity. The farmer that would
tiet More ttsek.
After a half doien head have been se
cured the increase drns rapblly anl oft
times Is surprising. In very few years
on the smallest farm there will t*e a dosen
or a score of manure makers and from
tha* time the real prosperity of the farm
er will begin. It Is utterly lmjx>>db> for
any farmer to got th success out of
f-'jmtng without stock; thi has a
settled (get for a tong flat**.
Bpeclalty farming su.Ve*ds only under
exceptions! conditions as in n*w sections
ui <I settled localities. Thta I* not
regarded as true farming anywhere The
r*-ai farmer must make his farm self-sup
porting. it cannot be so without stock.
(Seorgis tan raise os One bxf an*l pork
as Texas She is much nearer to the mar
kets of the world. She has as fine grass
and clover ns any section of the United
(Rates ami to-day we are neglecting tae
grandest opportunity that a people could
Second Crop Potatoes.
I have been raising second crop pota
toes for five yearn. 1 have tried differ
ent methods and have learned to mine
them quite successfully. By the middle
of September ! hud a fair stand from
seed planted the last of July, thicker
than for crop, at least tnr****-quar
ters of them having apiewred above the
surface * that time. From the discus
sions of thi* subject that have apt**ar*-d
in the I*. F„ many might suppose that
second crop potlttoe* could not is* grown
further North than Tennessee, but this Is
a mistake I live in Northwest Arkansas
on an elevated mountain plateau and
the Miiti>n for com wvrui pot itoe* Is not
any *‘*rll**r than In th.* latitude of Wichi
ta. Krii . where I formerly lived. I think
by the practice of proper met half second
crop jot at'- in be successfully grown
In Southern Kansas and Missouri. The
onl> advantage that this country pos
-• • a*n over Southern Kansas Is that th*
i’rat frosts com** later here, but on the
other hand cr*n*s grow much more rapid
ly th* r* The hrst essential to growing
• ■-ond ‘Top pititoes Is an early variety
that will sprout quickly. The Bliss
Triumph, both white and red, I have
f nind to I* the left, and the w'htte Hhs*
i don* somewhat Wtirr for m*- this
the r#*! flit* With the Early Michigan I
4V* only siii <-c£iled In getting half a
-’and. even wltn heavy seeding Monies
Thoroughbred gjv- a fnlt stand I have
Rucc*e*led trt as Nlowi: Have the land
well i>rc|*ir*) when first crop matures
or before tthls with us Is In July) so 4he
ground will r* rnalt. moist during the dry
weather of July, August and ffeptember
Boon as th* vines begin to die dig the
* atly crop in the forenoon, keep shaded
.* much * (•ossltde; in afternoon take
P >tatoe* ii.-i laig* as hen s eggs *md larg
.*. cut Into 4hrec or four piece* an*!
plant Immediately In furrows freshly
made with a light two-home plow, going
twice In each furiow Cover as soon a*
dropped—steep If weather Is dry; not so
d* * p if having occasional *hi>wers. liar
row the ground several time* until the
plants cotno through. In order to re4aln
the moisture. Do not plant whole pot a.
toss, hm only m few will come and these
*\lll I*, too late Wheat stubble may do
for second crop (sitatoes If pk*w*<l as w*>n
ai th' wfNtit is off and thoroughly pre
pared Al*.# if the sol! Is fertile and in
good condltl n merh ini* ally, where ♦•arlj
lAti.titt* * were grown, the same may Is*
used f**r second crop. The yield of ne*ond
crop will hardly be as large as of early,
potatoes, but they will le much better
for seed, also to eat late In S|>nug before
new potatoes come in.a
A. J. Umholt*.
t renmrrle* In Georgia and the Prlee
• •nil by Them for Hatter.
Wlight, Ga . I>ec M.-Edltor Morning
News: I would like to get some Infor
mation regarding the creameries in thl*
state. Furnish location and name* of
the managers; also price* paid by them
for milk or cream. I. K. X*.
Th** following Is a llr of the cream
eries In Georgia: Dixie Creamery. Walker
Pro*. Griffin, Ga.; Bermuda Creamery,
W 1,. Williamson. Harmony Grove. Sparta
Creamery. M. E. Duggan. Hpurtw. tia,;
ln<*rnug Dreamery, —, loiGrange, Oh.;
Greenes boro Dreamery. —-, Clreenesboro,
and probably two or three others not
A* to the price paid by th* creameries
about all of them pay cents per pound
for butter-fat by the Babcock tet all the
year round. The Han <ck Dreamery lo
cated at Spartn. Ga.. is doing a successful
hu*ine*. and sh‘pplng nil of li product
to consumers under a |*o*itive guarantee
4 old Frames.
One cannot ganlen satisfactorily with
out cold fr.ime*. fiome of there can be
made with doth covers and u par? with
The glass frame* are neclr*l for the
g. rminatloi of the plant*, but after th
has been effected the cloth frames can be
used for protecting the plant*, when the
nights nr* very cold Make the cloth
sashes net of the cheat***!, thinnest white
cloth, nnd give the cloth a good coating
of linseed oil and lend.
In our latitude we run raise even to
mato and egg; unts In plenty of time by
sm iDK the seed* In the cloth covered
*.sh. We would not use plants grown
In rtguUr hot beds If the plants were
given us. Such plants are much more
susceptible to disease nnd insects
Make the frames .Ix 6 feet, though sotn •
may be as large as 4xlo. The eloth should
>e stretched tightly ami firmly tacked,
then varn had. If not the tops will sag
ami not turn water so wall.
For melons, cucumbers and the like,
house frames 2< x.*o Inches can he mad*-
out of cloth, one to le set over each
hill. Th** grower of early melon* and
cucumber* would never dispense with
these after one trial of them A differ
ence of fully two weeks can be made In
the maturity of these plant* by using
these cheap and handy frames. They
are i& great help in protecting the plant*
from Insects of nil kind A tar marbl •
should b * stuck d4fwn in the (Si nter
of each hill or from* The cut worm and
the borer will be warded off by so doing
These frames can Is* mode, either some
small or worn** larger than the dimension*
given. They can be made to suit th
Where one can afford It. glass would be
* me letter of course. The frames should
Is* made ti* airtight ns possible.
Jn|nnes* Ivy for IlnlldlngH.
Visitors from the country to the sub
urbs of a city art*, many of them, sur
prised to see so many buildings covered
with a beautiful clinging vine, which Is
so-called Japanese Ivy. Ampeioprtw Vslf
chli. TMs is no tan ivy. but so many per
son call all vines Ivies, that this one.
clinging tigh'ly to walls as Ivy does. Is
not so Inappropriately named as many of
them or**. It I* a Japanese vine In-long
ing to the same family of plants that our
Virginia creeper does. It is a grand
vine f< r the purpose. What a change
for the better In the appearance of our
barns and farm buildings If would make
w re th* -e vines planned about them. And
buildings are dryer where th** vines are,
and very much cooler. I have one on
the south able of my house which keeps
th** walls cool all summer long. As the
vine gets age the leaves become very
large and one overlaps the other, as shin
gles do. thr*-wing all water off complete
ly. keeping the wall entirely dry. Rut It
Is more to Improve the appearance of a
bulMlng that I advocate It. Plants are
so easily raised from seeds and cuttings
that th.* coat of them Is very little. This
CDrr PLAIN FACTS
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J 1 have devot
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the close stu
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chronic and Is -
eases of men.
Th It book
every phase of
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full of plain, solid fact* that every man
should know I<o not gtv* up all hop.
nml think yourself tnrurobl. berause you
iiavr tried other treatment* In vain Send
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give you a clear under*'andlnit of your
condition and how you a way to a per
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and happiness. Thi* hook, with compete
*ymptom blank* will be rent free In plain,
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2SA Bryan street, Savannah, Oa.
vine clings closely to walls, and In a few
years reach®* to the top of a building.
A great many plants are severely In
jured by not being repotted at the proier
time If a plant Ui growing rapidly, an I
fills the pot It Is In with root*. It should
at that time receive a shift to a tot
of lrger size in order that development
may go on without interruption. If it Is
not given then the plant become* p>t
which it will U. * long time in r* overlng.
Therefore, as soon a* you discover that
your plant* have filled their old pot* with
routs, shift them to pot* of larger size.
If making active growth at the time If
they are nearly dormant when this condi
tion is discovered, you can wait until
they show signs of renewed activity anJ
All plants are Injured by allowing In
sects t remain on them. Get rid o r
them as soon ns pos-lb|e nft* r flnl
them. A good Insecticide Is made by dP
solving a quarter of a pound >f Ivory
s*ap in a pullful of water, mix! dipping
Ihe plants In It. This *>i only rid* the
plants of Insects, but. if Used a* a pre
ventive, keeps them away.
Ebon E. Rex ford.
Potash for Fruit Trees.
In an article on fertilizing fruit tree*
In the Houthern Planter, Mr. H. K. Vin
Deman has some very valuable thoughts
on the use of pntaxh
"Rut potash Is the m<**t Important of
all the plant foods to the frub grower A
soil that Is rich In potash 1* almost hup
to la* a good one for fruit. That Is largely
why those of the Pacific Cou*l are *** w* ll
adapted to fruit. The mountain* have
been melting down for untold ages, and
she soils which they have made on Fie
slope* and In Ihe valley* are heavily
charged with potash. It gives large size
to the fruit, and his a wonderful effect
ut>on Its color and quality. Although the
red color In fruits Is dlr*< tly cjumsl by
Iron In oxidized form* the potash some
how. In the laboratories of the soil and
the trees and plant*, operate* In such a
way as to eaue the Iron to dissolve and
become formed in:o the Ix-autlful colors
we see If the red. pink and purpb palm*
of nature are largely made of Iron, pot
ash I* the brush that Is used by th-- sun
In applying them. Therefore, not only do
the varying proportion? l of Iron and other
Ingredbr** of the m>ll huv mu h t l l *
with the variations in color that we no
tice so In fruits, hut the |>otnsh has even
mofe to do with them. And I. I* not
the actual content of i*ta*h In the soil
so much a* the available amount There
Is uMially an abundance of iron and most
other soli Ingredients suitable to th**
needs of plants, but of available pot *h
and phosphoric acid and nitrogen then h
often a lack Indeed, It Is this lack which
usually causes the great variations in the
desirable qualities of fruits grown In a
neighborhood. Common sense would
therefore, lead us to make up the deficit
In the cheapest wny possible.
"Common farm manure* are good. 1 te
cs use they contain all the element* of fer
tility that have been here mentioned and
humus besides, but they are generally oo
scarce on the farm or too e**?ly t<> pur
chase and haul very for. Thl* for •s us
to resort to commercial fertilizer*, an I
they are both excellent and cheap If
wisely purchaser! and applied. Nitrate of
soda, dried blood, tankage, etc., supply
nitrogen; ground and dissolved bon* at l
phosphate rock give the phosphoric a* id.
and the various potash salts In Ihe mar
ket give the potash. Kainlt I* gool bu:
muriate and sulphate of potash are
Warmer* Nhould Heed.
The rrsrllcal Farmer any*; While th
Southern cotton f.irm-rn are In a more
prosperous condition by reason of th.-
higher price of their product, they elroull
remember that thl* higher price Is due
to the email crop and the warrlly of cot
ton from two small crops In succession
Hence they should not ta* Induced hy till*
h.shcr price to put in l.trgrr area of
land In cotton than they ran treat In the
moat thorough manner for a crop. Kvon
in thl* year of had cotton crop* we knotv
men In the upland country of the South
who have adopted modern method* of
farming and are practicing gn..l rot t
tlon and feeding stock, and whit' their
neighbor* male little cro|**. there m*n
have made in some n*tan<’es. a hale tor
aere or nearly so When a !>a 1 e per Here
hrlna* kv for the lint alone, and th.
*ee.i 1* so hlali a* to almost. If no,
quite pay the cost of production, cotton
become, a very profitable crop to the C- -1
former When the Southern farmer
abandon, the notion of *o many acre*
to the mile and work* In a systematic
way for so much per irr*. he will In
a far belter condition to meet low price*.
The men who take four or five acre* to
vet a tmie of cotton are swamped when
the price Koes down to 6 eent* per pound,
while the man who, by stood
farm Ins. maker a hale. mid
■trows forage nn<l mnk.-s mnnur ■
from atoek and money from liv
feedlmt. can still make maiey f t o m his
cotton, because he ha* le*e of hill* 'to
pay out of the cotton crop and doe* no
helonK to the fertiliser mixer or the town
merchant. The man who ttrows only cot
ton . an.l ha* to make hi* entire llvlns
from that one crop, kee|n no hreedinv
animal* on hi* place and buy* even th>-
mule* which work the cotton, oul of the
proceed* of his one crop, has too manv
eirit* In one basket, and when low prl e
come he I* ruined by them !>n not as
sume that tiecause cotton par s tauter than
any other crop at present, that you can
not sltonl to glow anything else. Th -
growing of the auxiliary crop* will tend
to the cheaper pro I not lon of the cotton
crop and make tt more |n-ofttable. The
man who g>* to the oil mill and hauls
home baie* of cottonseed hull, to fe<*l
hi* animal* with when he might grow the
finest of hay for them. 1* simply acting
a* agent for the cotton broker* and the
fertiliser merchant*. The man who sell/
all the cotton see-d and return* no meal
to ht* land, i* selling hi* capital off and
I* a spendthrift. The meal should conic
hack to the land after the oil Is extrude 1.
either a* a fertlltxer direct or a part of
a well-balanced ration for cattle and the
making of the llnest of manure for the
land. 1-roperly managed with good farm
ing and stock f<**llng the cotton crop of
the South should make the f irmer* rich,
for the varied products of the crop are
dally finding more prolltablc uses. Now
that It Is stated that a process has been
discovered by which the cotton seed oil
may be made to take the place of linseed
oil In paint*, the chance* are tha: the
seed of the cotton plant I* to become It*
most valuable product und the cotton tic
by-product. All thl* tbenn* that better
farming with cotton should be more and
more the rule. It I* not the number of
acre* that will give you the beat returns,
but the getting of the largest product pos-
Mble per acre.
Well Fed laind.
Well fed land Is never so well off an
when kept In active operation, says W.
K. Farmer in the American Agriculturist
t is much Ilk* u strong healthy man. It
suiter* more fr m idleness than from hard
work. First •* to tt that the soil gets
plenty to eat—rich barnyard and chemical
fertilisers, green manuring and similar
food—and then work It and use i. The
more it Is cultivated and planted the M*
ter wdl H be able to produce crofts. Feed
Ultd with heavy fertiliser and only halt
work It and It grows aour. and the plant
food cannot be taken up by the plants.
It Is joist a* bad for the land a* a is to
feed apny with rich, nourishing food, and
• hen let him lie around Idle and do noth.
Ir.g. Wt take food into our systems to
t.iake strength, which In turn must b*
exerted in order to produce the necessary
There is no danger of overworking land
provided it Is fed liberally. The abandon
ed and run-down farms that we read *o
much about their condition to poor
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The expreaa uttamehlpa of thi* line ore appointed to tall from Savannah, C i.
tral (9uth) mcud.au time, aa follow*:
HAVA wall TO NEW YORK.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. luggelt.
TUESDAY. Jan. 1. 2:00 P. m.
•CITY UK BIRMINGHAM. Capt Berg.
WEDNESDAY. Jan. 2. 3 p. m.
N A COUCH EE. Capt. Smith, THURS
DAY. Jan. 3.3 3" P- tn.
KANSAS CITY. Capt. FDhcr. SATI R
DAY. Jan 5. 5:30 p. m.
TAI.I.AH ASSEE. Capt Akin, TLEB
- Jnn. S, 7:30 p. lit.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. Capt. Daggett.
THURSDAY". Jan. 10. 0 00 p. m.
NACOOCHKK. ’•!<.Smith. SATURDAY,
Jan. 12, 10 i p m
•CITY OK BIRMINGHAM. Capt. Berg.
MONDAY. Jan 14. 12 00 noon.
KANSAS CITY, Capt. Klshcr. TUESDAY,
Jan. 13, 12.30 p ni
•NOTlCE—Btcamablp City of B rtntacham will not carry pa*engera.
Bl.am.hlp City of Macon. Capt Savage, will ply between New York and 80,-
ton on the following ehedule:
Uav , N> w York for Boton (from Pier Leave Boton for New York (from Lew and
33 North KVVcr, at 12 hi nuoto. Jan . \\ barfl at 12:00 (noon). Jan. 2. 9. 16, 23.a),
6. 12. 19. 26
Thl. company rewrv.a the rlgt t o change It. aalllnga without notice anl
without liehlllly or a countability therefor
Saillr.ga N< w York for S.ivannuh Tueaday*. Thureday* and Saturday*. I p. m.
L’ uu i*rti
W G BREWER.
City Tlck.l and Pa,cnger Ar-nt.
107 null .tree,. Savanna!.. Ga
R O. TREZEVANT.
Agent, Savannah. Ga.
New Pier 35. North River. New Y rk.
FACTS AISOUT PRINTING.
The three e.wntlal elementa In a good Job of printing are:
The beet pre*. that money can buy.
The Im-*t printer, which money an hire.
The beet Ink* that good Jo he re-i lire.
That one Job looks better than another almost every m*n can tell, nnd h--e
it end*. They do not reason that one co.|* more than another. Or that aoma
printing hou*e* make their living by turning out cheap Job*, while other* aw.,
theirs by getting out high tin*, work.
A Don pres* doe* belter work than a *SO pres*.
A HOO printer does hetter work than a *lO printer.
A *3 Ink doe* better work than a 30 cent* ink.
When the Morning News figure* on your Job It calculate* that your work Is
to go on the best pres* that money can buy-that the best printer open for a Job
shall print It for you-*and that the ie*l paper and Ink shall be used In It. And
If It should strike you that the estimate I* higher than the cheap Job man. con.
sole yourself In the fset that the work will be better than the mn"a cheap Job.
Th. Morning New* Is turning out now from It* lithograph rooms anti its Job
room* some very high class work. If yon are Interested In office stationery It can
show you the best work you ever saw for the money.
No trouble for u* to submit sampler.
All Inquiries cheerfully answered. Address
THE MORNING NEWS JOB DEPARTMENT,
J. H. Estill, President,
are over now, and we are ready again to take up
business in the regular channel.
A SPECIAL OFFERING IN RUGS.
9xi2 Smyrna for $20.00; regular price $25.00
3x6 Brussels for $1.25; regular price $2.00
These are big bargains for balance of week.
LINDSAY & MORGAN.
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Iron Founders, Machinists,
Hint k •mllt*. X.i 1 1 rnti* U r iu ntii*fmfu r-r• <* f ,
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TELEPHONE NO. 123. IT 1
management. The trouble ha* not been
in the *oll, but In ihe farmer*, who have
general ion after generation robbed the.
land They did not understand how to
trutiage It. Some farmer* have an Idea
that robbing the toll meant raining too
many and too large crop* on It. Not a
l,lt of it. Bobbing the *oil I* (Imply tak-
Ihg from It ami never imtting anything
back* Now, on good (oil you can ral*e
two or three crop* a year, and If proper
ly lamdled It will not tie robbed of It*
fertility. On the contrary. It* power of
production will f-ven be lncreued. It I*
ad tn knowing how
The knowing how t* rlmple, too. It I*
merely a matter of hauling and culti
vating. I’ut hack ihe barnyard manure,
rotate the cultivate thoroughly,
and the secret of tudr.-** I* your*. The
more we u*e our land the mote produc
tive It become*, becaune by confltent
mitring and vu'.tlva-tlng we Improve the
mei be.nli a 1 condition* of the soil. *o that
It l* better fitted to furnl*h the right con
dition* for *e>d* ami growing plant*. The
mot* the *oll 1* cultivated the easier tt
it for the moisture to penetrate It. and
the underground bprtng* prove a routes
of perennial mol Mu re for the plants when
thi air around Is dry and parching At
the *ttm*' lime the fertilizing elements of
lb* subsoil are reached by plant roots,
which are enabled to te n* Irate far down
below the surface. Finally, nearly all of
our fert'lzers that we apply to the soil,
need stirring up occasionally to do their
best good They need lo Iw brought into
mini direct contact with th* atmosphere.
*ui an l rain* to make them Immediately
aval.alb* a* plant food.
Now Is a good time to plow land for
spring crops Turn It up and leave It
rough. It will free*# a few time*, and
that will break It up nicely and a disk
Paper Shell Pecans.
Fancy large nuts for planting, or one
y<ar-old seedling trees, grown from
fancy Urge papflr shell nuu or grafted
trees; grafts taken from tree* bearing
the fine st paper shell pecans In th# Sooth
For prices, address
IV. M. OIRARDEAIT,
TALLAHASSEE. Cap? Askin*, TH' ns.
DAY, J in. 17, 2:ln p. m.
CITY OF AUGUSTA. CYipt. Dag*-,.j
SATURDAY. Jan. 19. 4:W p. m
NACOOCHKK. Capt. Smith. TUESDAY
Jan 22. GOO p. in.
KANBAH CITY. (?apt. Ftzher. Tilt s*
DAY. Jon 24. *:<K p. m.
•CITY OF IiIiiMINGHAM. CP4 B •-
TIirUHDAY. Jan. 24. 8:00 p. m.
TALLAHABBF.K. Dapl. Aitklna. SAT? ru
DAY. Jan 26. 9:M> p. m.
CITY OF ADODHTA. Dzpt. Dagztt
TDKBDAY. Jan. 29. 12 30 p. in
NACOOCHKK. C’tipt. Smith, THURSDAY,
Jan. 31, p. in.
& W. SMITH.
General Agrnt. Traffic Dpartmen?
224 W. Bay Bt.. Jackzonvlli. Flz.
w. H i*u;asa\Tß.
General Freight and Faaaenfler Ac r.t,
| N*w P!*r 35. North River, New York
hat row at the proper time will smooth
It • own and level tt nicely" By leaving
thi plowed grout*) rough, a* suggest'd,
nu ■ surface l* expoKeil to frost and thu
mot" perfectly li will pulverise nflerwarl.
Bvi y farmer know* the advantage of at
then Highly pulverised anil over the aam i
■oil n a lumpy condition.
Co-n I* beyond all quentlon the greatest
of ail cereals A given area In corn will
y lei i more food for man or beast, several
time over, than any other One. man
with III* team and tool* ha* often m *>
snouch corn In three month* to furnish
men with an utuindance of bread for w
whole year. What other crop can b
made to do a* muchf More than W) burn
el* have been grown on .in acre, enough
to supply bread for sixteen men on*
year. A* population encroache* upon tie
land. 11 may la-come necessary lo *ub-tl
tute corn for other grains to a large ex
Wa solicit articles for this department.
The name of lb* writer should accom
pany the Utter or artlcla. not ne emarl.y
tor publication, but a* an evidence of
question* and communications relative
to egrtcultural and horlleullural subject*.
If addressed lo Agrl. Editor, prewar N,
M tledgevllle, Lie., will receive ImmeOmO
JOHN G. BUTLER,
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