The Savannah morning news. (Savannah, Ga.) 1900-current, December 31, 1900, Page 6, Image 6

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6 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, Mr. M (’. Da mini** will li ivf chart • of the m *hini<*il d# part no*)! niid Dr Lancaster w ill be the bUftin* manager, 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 |4IOi. 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 Madison ladles. JllarlettM rltlnanian Hrntally Aaaanl leH. 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!- • loir. 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 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*. FLORIDA. 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. 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 duction. t 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’* a 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^. SOUTH CAROLINA. 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 life. 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* friends. I | 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 CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. ihe Kind You Have Always Bought THE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1000. THE FARM AND THE GARDEN.* 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 life. 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. Fiallli Pens. 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** more satisfactory. 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 ble. 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 will make. 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 io bear. 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 vantage. 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. Irlti I’olwtoea. 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 risk. 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 harm. S|iinn*li. 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. Osloa*. 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 prosper sliould 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 have. 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*. Turn, Ark. 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 called "creameries.** 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 of satisfaction. 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 glass. 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 cloth. 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 r KilCi FOR NIEN. M n*w t hook. "Manliness. Vigor and ll* tllh.'* *houkl le In the hands of ♦ \ my man, your.g or*f old. In the United States J 1 have devot ed A) years to the close stu dy of private, chronic and Is - eases of men. Th It book gives valuable information on every phase of >. HOOD, STRIC k & Tl-RK. VAIU t V • K I. K l 111/XJD I-OIB _ ON and SKIN D 1 ft M a SKB J.Newton Hathaway.M.D. vrinaky slid BLADDER COMPLAINTS. *tc.. .ml I. 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 for my book amt read it carefully; it MH give you a clear under*'andlnit of your condition and how you a way to a per fect cur* and fu'l restoration to health and happiness. Thi* hook, with compete *ymptom blank* will be rent free In plain, sealed envelope to any sddr*as. J. NEWTON HATHA WAT. M. D.. 2SA Bryan street, Savannah, Oa. i vine clings closely to walls, and In a few years reach®* to the top of a building. Potted Plants. 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 i ► 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 then shift. 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 cheaper.** 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 good result*. 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 OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY FOR NEW YORK. BOSTON AND THE EAST. t’nui-p'.r<l cabin •ccommo.iatlon* All th. comforts of a modern hotel Elec trie light* Unexcelled tabic Ticket* Include meal* and berth* aboard hlp. PASSENGER FARES FROM SAVANNAH. TO NEW VuKK-Ftrit Cabin. $3(1; F*r** Cabin Kounft Trip. US; Intarme... ,i. Cabin. Y. 5.00; Intermediate Cabin. Hound Trip, li’ltoo Steerage. *lO. Tu HUSTON—KIrat Cabin. *22 Klrl Cabin Hound Trip. *3S lutermedlata Cat .n *17.00. Intermediate Cabin, Round Trip. *.<. Steerage, fn.75 The expreaa uttamehlpa of thi* line ore appointed to tall from Savannah, C i. tral (9uth) 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. 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 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. pTeT lefevre. Manager. 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, Savannab. Ga. CHRISTMAS TROUBLES 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. McDonough & ballantyne, . y Iron Founders, Machinists, Hint k •mllt*. X.i 1 1 rnti* U r iu ntii*fmfu r-r• <* f , •• r > miml I*• r 11* lI r *s In* •. Wrtlml Mri Top Hnnnlnu ■ torn Mill*. *tiunr 'l'll nnd I’mt*. M. Fullrya. rlr. 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, SlouUcello, hia. 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. Frolzht Savannah, WALTER HAWKINS. 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 tent. • Not lee. 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 good faith. question* and communications relative to egrtcultural and horlleullural subject*. If addressed lo Agrl. Editor, prewar N, M tledgevllle, Lie., will receive ImmeOmO ettentlon. JOHN G. BUTLER, -DF.AI.EBB IN- Palnts. Oils and Ulsse. tfsflb. Doors. lUtnd* and Builders’ riu.Tl - Plain end Decorative Wall Paper. Foreign ad Do mestic Cements. Dime. Plaster and Hair. Bole Agent for Abestlne Cold Water Pa F. XI Congress street, west, end 19 BC Julian street, west. We Save, You Money -ON- Flre Works. Toys and dolls; ace us gulck. 'Plions f7S. DONNELDT DRUG CO., Liberty snd Price street c ODD NEWSPAPERS. 300 for a ceut*. • Business uflice Morning News.