Handbook of South Carolina: Resources, Institutions and Industries of the State: A Summary of the Statistics of Agriculture, Manufactures, Geography, Climate, Geology and Physiography, Minerals and Mining, Education, Transportation, Commerce, Government, Etc. E. J. Watson, Commissioner

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Page 2 - Beyond all mortal sense Doth stretch my sight's horizon, and I see Beneath its simple influence, As if, with Uriel's crown, I stood in some great temple of the Sun, And looked, as Uriel, down)! Nor lack there pastures rich and fields all green With all the common gifts of God, For temperate airs and torrid sheen...
Page 2 - Ye Stars, which, though unseen, yet with me gaze Upon this loveliest fragment of the earth ! Thou Sun, that kindlest all thy gentlest rays Above it, as to light a favorite hearth! Ye Clouds, that in your temples in the West See nothing brighter than its humblest flowers! And you, ye Winds, that on the ocean's breast Are kissed to coolness ere ye reach its bowers! Bear witness with me in my song of praise, And tell the world that, since the world began, 90 No fairer land hath fired a poet's lays,...
Page 11 - ... by and with the advice, assent, and approbation of the freemen of the said country, or the greater part of them, or of their delegates or deputies...
Page 360 - State dairy organizations. To study these questions, BH Rawl, dairyman at the Clemson Agricultural College, South Carolina, has been appointed as an expert. His work thus far has been to travel from point to point, studying the field and lending what encouragement he can to those who desire to go into dairying. Mr. Rawl has met with an enthusiastic reception, and he should be given several assistants, as hundreds of farmers have already shown themselves anxious for information and guidance. At Easley,...
Page 490 - But of all other countries, none has furnished the Province with so many inhabitants as Ireland. Scarce a ship sailed from any of its ports for Charleston, that was not crowded with men, women and children.
Page 26 - No scrip, certificate, or other evidence of State indebtedness shall be issued, except for the redemption of stock, bonds, or other evidences of indebtedness previously issued, or for such debts as are expressly authorized in this constitution.
Page 300 - With this method, on land that will ordinarily produce 1,000 pounds of seed cotton with 800 pounds of fertilizer, 50 bushels of corn per acre should be made by using 200 pounds of cotton seed meal, 200 pounds of acid phosphate, and 400 pounds of kainit mixed, or their equivalent in other fertilizer, and 125 pounds of nitrate of soda, all to be used as side application as directed below." "On land that will make a bale and one-half of cotton per acre when well fertilized, a hundred bushels of corn...
Page 265 - Carolina cotton is put up in bags, 7^ feet long and about 2i feet in diameter, containing 300 to 400 pounds. (Fig. 2.) They are filled by hand and pressed in a light hand-screw press. Compression for export is not practiced. As the use of this bag has been confined to the Sea Islands, it serves as a trademark to distinguish the crop in foreign markets. In the Charleston district the finest cotton is that grown by a limited number of planters who have for many years paid the most careful attention...
Page 113 - SOUTH CAROLINA DEPOSITS. DISTRIBUTION. The South Carolina phosphate beds occur interruptedly along a belt the lower limit of which extends along a meandering line from a point near the source of the Wando River in Charleston County to the mouth of the Broad River.
Page 483 - During the afterm on the wind changed, so as to bring it nearly ahead when going in one direction, but this did not stop the sport, as it was ascertained that the car would...

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