Gypsum as a Fertilizer. Gypsum is not a fertilizer in the or-' dinar)' sense of the word, but it does perform a valuable service by freeing by chemical action the potash sails of -r-tfce- ssil.-. Haneo--iV- 1ms Jc-i.' hem -v--j teemed as a valuable application to ! -clover, which requires a large amount ; of potash. Since the introduction and general use of acid phosphate, however, gypsum has declined in public estima-: estima-: tion. This is solely because acid phos-; phos-; phate. as prepared by dissolving Charleston Charles-ton lock, or raw bone, contains one-half its v-ei ;ht in gjpsmn. Gypsum is sown eve: the young clover in spring as soon p. 5 the first leaves are well grown. Three or four bushels per acre is the amount 1: ecili)' applied to clover. Some farmers h iv'.' found it profitable to apply gypsum t, young corn when the plants are a f. w inches high, dropping a leaspoonfnl thrcetlyon each plant, probably before the dew is off. Southern Cultivator.