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THE SEMt-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA.
USUAL METHOD OF PROPAGATING CHERRY
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A Cherry Orchard in Bloom.
The common method of propagating
the cherry 1b by budding one-year-old
Beedllngs. Tho two commercial stocks
most commonly used are the Mahal
led and Mazzard. Tho first is a natlvo
Of southern Europe and tho latter a
strong variety of tho sweet cherry of
eastern Europo and western Asia. It
Is not sufficiently hardy for severely
On account of tho severity of tho
winters in the Northwest, however,
these two stocks' cannot endure in
that climate and in fact there is
no really satisfactory stock now be
ing used. But tho cherry may bo
top grafted, samo as tho apple or tho
plum, but the work must be done
early In tho spring before tho sap
beginH to How and whilo the scions
An orchard sito must be well
drained, and the soil should bo light.
Elevated sites should be chosen
which aro less liable to frost than a
valley or low land. It Is also wise to
plant near bodies of water or large
streams, as they afford tho same pro
tection as elevation.
In rich, black soils cherrlps tend to
overproduction of wood and produce
but few buds. Tho uplands along
streams aro still well adapted to
Sod lands should bo cultivated two
or three seasons beforo planting and
it should finally bo as well prepared
as for a crop of potatoes.
,The trees should bo planted at least
20 feet if set square, or 1C feet apart
In rows with tho rows 25 feet apart.
On very rich soil these distances
should bo increased somewhat.
Cultivate for tho first flvo years by
growing potatoes, beans, beets, car
rots and squashes. Oats, wheat or
field corn should never bo grown In
tho cherry orchard under any consid
eration. After the first flvo years if
tho soil of tho orchard is rich and the
trees aro growing too fast, seed to
clover, orchard qr timothy grass and
maintain the, sod for three or four
years. Never permit a heavy blue
grass sod in tho orchard, but always
mulch tho trees heavily.
If tho soil is of medium fertility
and not subject to washing, keep the
orchard cultivated but grow no vege
table crops after tho fifth year. Plow
shallow or disk in the spring, keep
the soil well stirred until tho middle
of summer and then seed to a cover
crop, using cowpeas, vetches and soy
beans and crimson clover.
For land that is rich enough and
does not need any additional nitro
gen, sow oats or rape.
In shaping tho young tree for plant
ing, tho work should bo done to get
low-headed trees. Trunks of low
headed trees aro seldom affected with
FIFTY-NINE DIFFERENT FARM PRODUCTS
Miss Erma Duffin, Aged Twelve Years, and Her Exhibit.
(Prepared by tho United States Department of Agriculture.)
Tho llttlo young lady shown In tho photograph 1b ono of tho Canning
club prize winners at tho state fair in Salt Lake City. Her naino is Miss
Erma Duffln, and sho won third place with her exhibit. Sho canned nil
manner of vegetables, fruits, meat rollehes, catchiips and plcklos, although
she had never put up a quart of fruit beforo this -nr.
"No exhibit of adults camo anywhero near being In competition with the
work of tho children," writes a state leader liv Utah to the United States de
partment of agriculture.
sun scald and tho fruit can bo gath
ered by standing on tho ground.
Cherry trees aro qulto freo from in
Beets, tho most serious being the plum
curculio, which is tho causo of tho
so-called wormy fruit, but this sel
dom becomes so troublesome on -the
sour cherries that It requires treat
ment. Spraying with lead arsenate or parts
green just after tho blossoms fall will
Leaf spot, a fungous disease, causes
great injury to cherries. Tho English
Morello and varieties of that typo aro
most subject to its attacks. In somo
sections tho trees are entirely de
stroyed by It, it attacks the leaves,
causing a small brown spot about an
eighth of an Inch in diameter, and
later tho leaves turn yellow and drop
from tho tree.
The only satisfactory remedy is to
spray with bordeaux mixture or cop
per carbonate. Spraying must bo
dono early beforo tho trees havo blos
somed. If sprayed whilo the cherries
aro beginning to color, tho bordeaux
will stain tho fruit, but copper car
bonate will not.
To prevent ravages by birds, tho
planting of Juno berries and Russian
mulberries along tho outside of the
orchard, proves of great value, as the
birds will eat these in preference to
tho chprries. In Europo tho trees are
covered with nets, and these can be
used In this country with success
Where the orchard is small, as tho ex
pense of nets is not great.
Tho sour varieties aro almost uni
versally grown throughout tho North
west, as they are hardier, more pro
ductive and less llablo to injury from
insects and fungous diseases. Tho
principal sour cherries aro divided
into four groups: tho Montmorency,
Morello, Braune and Vladimir.
Theso groups embrace many vari
eties. The Montmorency group is
characterized by tho fruit being light
red, with light llesh and colorless
juice. Tho trees aro inclined to bo
spreading. Tho Montmorency vari
ety is tho typo of tho group.
Tho Morello group bears a dark
colored fruit and has dark flesh and
juice and ripens late. Tho trees are
small and variable in form. Theso
trees aro also subject to fungous dis
eases, Tho Brusseler Braune group con
sists of Russian varieties with dark
red fruit and colored flesh and juice.
Tho trees nre large, upright, compact
The Vladimir also consists of Rus
sian varieties. Tho trees aro very
compact with slender, drooping
branches, giving the tree a weeping
appearance. Tho fruit is dark col
ored, flesh firm and colored, and tho
juico Is very highly colored.
MEANING OF 'DOUBLE MATING'
Subject of Interest to Fanciers of
Some Breeds, Particularly Barred
Real poultry fandorB often go Into
details that havo llttlo interest for
tho practical man and llttlo real bear
ing on egg production. Ono subject
tho fanciers of some breeds, particu
larly Barred Plymouth Rocks, havo to
deal with Is "doublo mating," or "pul
let mating," and "cockerel mating,"
which needs explanation for thoso not
familiar with tho topic.
This Is a result of tho breed stand
ard calling for ono color or shade for
tho cock nnd another for tho hen.
Plymouth Rock standards, for exam
Barred Plymouth Rock Cockerel,
pie, call for darker males than would
normally bo produced by mating
properly colored males with properly
colored females, and they also call for
lighter colored females than would
be secured by tho samo mating. ' To
overcome this and to get results up
to breed qualifications it is customary
to mate rather comparatively dark
males and comparatively dork females
when exhibition cockerels are desired,
and lighter than normal birds for ex
hibition pullets. Tho first Is a "cock
erel mating," tho second a "pullet
mating." 'The breed specifications
thus tend to make extra work for the
breeder, who should be permitted td
breed only for color, form and egg
PREVENT SOFT-SHELLED EGGS
One Suggestion Is That Hens Are Not
Getting Enough Lime Over-Feeding
Is Another Cause.
Soft-shelled eggs may possibly be
a suggestion that tho hens aro not
getting enough lime. Far more like
ly It Is, when your hens start laying
soft-shelled eggs, that you havo been
over-feeding, and in consequence the
fowls aro too fat. Therefore a re
duction in quantity, aa well as o
chango of diet Is necessary.
An excellent plan Is to 'find out
which, particular hen 1b at fault, and
confine her to a less fattening ration,
with only a small amount of water.
At tho end of a week restore her to
tho flock, and generally Increase
amount of llmo given In food. A pe
riod of this dieting, followed by an
abundanco of oyster shells is almost
certain to speedily correct tho trouble.
When tho egg hns a normal sholl,
but ono which Is very thin, it Is a very
good indication that tho hen is all
right, but that llmo is too scant. In
this caso supplying oyster Bhells, or
lime in another form, is quito suro to
mako tho egg shells thicker and
stronger very quickly.
DAMPNESS DOES MUCH HARM
Young Duck or Gosling Cannot Stand
Heavy Wetting Cause of Rheu
matism and ColdB.
Getting tho body wet in spring ot
early summer will generally kill a
young duck or gosling.
Dampness will glvo them rheuma
tism and cold, and cold will bring on
A young duck caught In tho rain
will often ralso Its head, open its
mouth, and stand stono still until It
drowns, when but a few feet farther
along It could havo found shelter.
Feed Meat In Some Form.
Thoro must bo meat in somo form
In tho dally bill of faro of laying and
growing stock. But that amount
should not exceed over 25 per cent of
tho total amount of feed fed. Too
much meat and bono produces laxity
of tho bowels, Impairs tho dlgestivo
organs, and often rosulta In soft
shellod, thin-shelled and lnfertllo eggs,
Value of Nest Eggs.
Whilo nest cggB havo nothing to do
with increased egg production, thoy
havo a good mission in teaching tho
bens to lay in certain places, Instead
of dropping their eggs any and every
MEN'S 2.50 3 3.50 4.QO 4.50 '5 5.50 SHOES
WOMEN'S '2.00 '2.50 '3.00 3.50 & $4.QO SHOES
BOYS' 1 .75 '2 $2,50 3.00 MISSES' 2.QO&2,50
YOU CAN SAVE MONEY BY
WEARING W. L, DOUGLAS SHOES
W. Tm Doaclaa alioe nro nmdo ot the boat ilomentlo and imported
loatUorf, on tho latcit tnodoU, carefully constructed by tho moct
aipun imsi nnu puueru innKurn m mis
ok equal prices, can compete wltu w. J-i.uouclaJ allocs lor tjle,
workmanship ana quality. Aa comfortablo, easy walking
noes they aro unsnrnaMcxl
J no skmjo, 3.oo ana 8.oo hoes will
as other makes costing 84.00 to C5.00.
3Z0 shoes compare favorably trim
other makes costing; 80.00 to 83.00.
there are many men and women wear
shoes. Consult them nnd they will tell
Douglas shoe cannot bo excelled for
When burins W.T.,
look lor bis nam n
stamped on mo ixiuom. boom inus siarauod
worth the valea Mid tor them. For 32 mm W.I.
guaranteed tbelr valua ana proteetM thawmrer anion hurt
price for Interior kboea by having his NAM 13 AND I'RICK
tamped onthe bouom baforo they leave I ha factory. Do not
ba periuadtd to taka aome other make claimed to be lust aa
food. You are paring your money and ara entitled to tbo beau
If your dealer cannot supply yon, writs for Illus
tratod Catalog shotting how to order by mail.
" IV. I UourIrs, 810 Hpark Kt.. Ilrockton, Mass.
It's a good hrnnd ot fertilizer that
will ralso a mortgage.
Drink Denlnon's Coffee.
Always puro nnd delicious.
And mnny a corporation hns been
sunk by lis floating debt.
Always use Red Cross Ball Blue. Delights
the laundress. At all good grocers. Adv.
A full dress suit enables a $G00
clerk to pass hlmclf off for a $1,200
No man who has tried to split kin
dling with one bolloves Georgo Wash
ington chopped down a cherry tueo
with his hatchet
She What did you call bachelors?
He Men who havo contemplated
"Ah, Bqulro," saluted tho village
bore, "what aro you doing for your
rheumatism theso dayB?"
"Examining tho doctors ono after
another," snarled tho old codger, "to
see how much thoy don't know."
Decorated With One When He Left.
"Uh-well, yo' honah," explained
Brother Stlmmorjohn, "do gen'leman
como to muh houso and 'gunter norato
loud and coa's 'bout fou' dollahs, and
"Oh, ho had a bill, did ho?"
"NuBsah! Ho never had no bill
when ho como dar ho dos had a com
mon ev'yday noso. But uh-yaw! haw!
haw! haw! yo ortuh seed It when ho
left; sassah, yo' dess ortuh seed It!"
Kansas City Star.
As Seeing the Invisible.
No great purposo has over been
achieved by any Individual until his
spirit has first gono out Into somo
wilderness solitude and thoro discov
ered Its natlvo strength, Its absoluto
Invincibility when it rollos upon no
help but that of God. This Is the
experience of all the greatest among
men. Thoy go apart from their fel
lows for awhile, llko Moses, Into tho
land of Midian, or like our Lord him
self Into tho wilderness, or llko St.
Paul Into tho Arabian desert, and
thoro, In solitary communion with
God, from that highest of all compan
ionships, they drink In strength to
fit them for tho work of our lives.
Alone with God, thoy seo visions
Which fill their souls, visions which
hovor fade afterward oven in tho
light of common day, hut which serve
as beacon lights to guide them,
through storm and darkness, till tho
purposo of their lives is fulfilled.
Edwin H. Eland.
IN A SHADOW
Tea Drinker Feared Paralysis.
Steady use of either tea or coffee
often produces alarming symptoms,
as tho poison (caffolno) contained In
theso bovorages acts with more po
tency in somo persons than iu others.
"I was never a coffee drinker,"
writes an 111. woman, "but a tea drink
er. I was very nervbus, had frequent
spells of sick hcadacho and heart
trouble, and was subject at times to
severe attacks of bilious colic.
"No end of sleepless nights would
havo spells at night when my right
sido would get numb and tingle like a
thousand needles wero pricking my
flesh. At times I could hardly put my
tonguo out of my mouth and my right
eye and ear were affected.
"The doctors told mo to quit using
tea, but I thought I could not live with
out it that it was my only .stay. I
had been a tea drinker for twenty-flvo
years; was under tho doctor's caro for
"About six months ago, I finally quit
tea and commenced to drink Postum.
"I havo novor had ono Bpell of sick
headaches since and only ono light
attack of bilious colic. Havo quit hav
ing thoso numb spells at night, sleep
well and my heart is gottlng stronger
all tho time."
Name given by Postum Co,, Battle
Creek, Mich. Read "Tho Road to
Wollvillo," in pkgs.
Postum comes In two forms:
Postum Cereal tho orlglnnl form
must bo well boiled. 15c and 2Cc pack
ages. Instant Postum a soluble powder
dissolves quickly In a cup of hot wa
ter, and, with cream and sugar, makes
a delicious hoverago Instantly, 30c and
Both kinds aro equally delicious and
coBt about tho same per cup.
"There's n Reason" for Postum.
sold by Grocers.
country, no outer maiio
rito hi rood
Tho 84.00,83.00 and
f Wherever voti
yon mat W,
If n man will retrain from combing
his hnlr over tho denuded spot tho
probabilities aro that nobody will no
tlco tho fact that ho Is bald.
OVERWORK and KIDNEY TROUBLE
Mr. Jamos McDaniel, Oakloy, Ky.,
writes: "I jvorworkod nnd stralnod
myself, which brought on Kidney nnd
Bladder Disease. My Bymptoms wero
Backacho nud burning
In tho stem of tho Blad
der, which was soro
nnd had a constant
hurting all tho tlmo
broken sloop, tired feel
ing, nervousness, puff
ed nnd swollen eyes,
Bhortncssof breath nnd
Rheumatic pains. I suf
fered ton months. I was treated by a
physician, but found no relief until I
started to uso Dodd'o Kldnoy Pills, I
now feel that I am permanently cured
b' tho uso of Dodd's Kldnoy PlllB."
Dodd's Kldnoy Pills, COc. per box at
your denier or Dodd's Medicine Co.,
Buffalo, N. Y. Write for Household
Hints, also music of National Anthom
(English nnd Gorman words) and re
cipes for dainty dishes. All 3 sent
It's woman s Imagination that keeps
her young If sho Imagines peoplo
can't sec through a coat of paint
Are Usually Fresh and Clear, Soft and
Velvety. Try On.
TJio Soap to cleanse and purify, the
Ointment to sootho and heal. Thus
thoso Bupcrcreamy emollients promote
and maintain tho natural purity, and
beauty of tho skin, scalp, hair and
hands under conditions which if neg
lected might dlsflguro them.
Sample each freo by mall with Book.
Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XY,
Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv.
After tho honeymoon marriage bo
gins to resolve Itself Into a guessing
Important to Mothers
Exainluo carefully oyory bottlo ot
CASTORIA, a safo and euro remedy for
infants and children, and seo that it
Slgnaturo of UtZaS77JUM
In Uso For Ovor 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
You can't buy n return tlckot when
you're going to tho bad.
Northern Pacific Ry
and Great Northern Paclflo
p. 6. Co.
Low Hound Trip forea Dally
Through trains from Chlcnso, St. Louis a
Slop Off at
Yellowstone National Pnrk
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nt Ilrockton, Mass.,
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