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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
I clous. Surely no man who milks cows
cnu knowingly uso a slro; that Id
holding buttorfat production to a basis
of nctual loss nnd not reach tho point
whoro ho experiences slooploss nights.
OfFOIUrATION AHODT AGRICUI,.
TDKAL SUBJECTS FROM
Organized Agriculture wook should
bo on tho calendar of every farm homo
in Nebraska. Like tho State Fair, it
affords an opportunity to oxchange
ideas and oxperlonccs with fellow
farmers and homcmnkors from all
parts of tho state and nation. But it
is so much different from tho fa.lr that
every one should nttond both each
For setting tho color in cotton mat
erial the clothing specialists at tho
U. of N. Agricultural Collogo recom
mend tho following: For blue, pink,
rcdK black, nnd most other colors, use
1 cup of salt to ono gallon of boiling
,water in which you are shrinking
your rnntcrial. For blue, cup vin
egar to one gallon of boiling water in
which you nro shrinking your material.
"Weatherproof whitewash for exter
ior uses on buildings, fences, eto. (1)
Sixty two pounds (ono bushel) quick
llmo, slake with 12 gallons of hot
water. (2) Two pounds common table
salt, 1 pound Bulphate of zinc, dis
solved in 2 gallons of boiling water.
(3) Two gallons skimmed milk. Pour
(2) into (1), then add tho milk (3)
and mix thoroughly. Alum added to
n lime whltowash prevents It rubbing
off. An ounce to tho gallon is sufficient.
Tho Annual Corn Show of tho Nebr
aska Crop Growers Association will
bo hold this year as usual on January
3 I, as part of tho Organized Agri
cultural mootings at tho Agricultural
Coliego January 2 C. A fcaturo of
tho Show this yoar will bo a dopart-
mont for the boys nnd girls. Horeto
! foro they havo had to show In com
petition with tho older corn crotfnrs.
but by having a department by thom
I wolvos a largo entry is cxpactod. Boys
, and girls undor 18 are ollgiblo and
tho ono showing tho host ton oars of
( dent corn wjll recoivo $8.00 as a pre
mium, besides having his or her namo
i engraved on a silver trophy. $49.00
j in all will bo givon as prize's to tho
' boys and girls.
! Those wljo are planning on enter
! ing corn or other grains at tho An
;nunl Corn Show of tho Nebraska. Crop
' Growers Association, Jan. 34 will be
I interested in knowing that tho entry
I feo which has always been charged
I In the past hns been removed. This
has boon dono becauso. it was felt
j that tho feo tended to keep many from
I exhibiting who otherwise would. Al
though some departments of tho Show
aro always flooded with entries,
others aro often low.' It is to increase
tho competition in these latter depart
ments that tho entry feo is not being
charged this year. The Corn Show will
as usual bo hold at tho Agricultural
Coliego In connection with tho annual
Crop Growers meeting and other or
ganized Agricultural meetings Jan
uary 2 6.
ing liquid or peas, 2 tablospoons of
buttor, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon
salt, Y toaspoon popper, 1 slice onion.
Become bull-concious and you will
sell your bulls: If not for a large
prico then for a small prlco plus tho
gratification that comes from doing
a useful service to one's fellowmen
and also plus tho assuranco that al
ways ono good purebred bull makes a
market for another and yet another.
Tho ono who uses a grade or scrub
bull needs only to consider with a fair
degree of seriousness tho losses ho
is thereby sustaining and tho profits
ho is sacrificing to become bull-con-
Jack Frost frowns nl
tho flower fair,
Bnt I will warm It with
Wo will show you
how to care for plants
and it will pleaso you
to learn a few sitnplo
lessons in floral cul
turo and help you to
beautify your homo.
Flowers and Plants.
"Wo aro as near to you
as your phono."
"Say It with Flowers."
It Is now believed thnt the vitamins
aro to some extent destroyed by drying
nnd also by cooking. Probably no two
'foods are affected to tho Bamo extent
and oven if tho effect on every food
woro know,n, the facts would be dif
ficult to keep in mind. In tho absence'
of definite available knowledge on
this, nutrition specialists at tho U. of
N. Agricultural Coliego. ' advise one
raw vegetable or fruit ovory day.
Green leaf vegetables, cabbage, apples
carroty, tomatoes fresh or canned,
oranges or grape fruit may bo used
interchangeably so as' to havo a var
iety of theso raw products. When raw
carrots or cabbage aro shredded fine
ly, they may bo Included In a child's
diet as easily as apples, tomatoes,
"etc. Such food needs thorough chew
ing which should be taught early to
As the days grow colder, hot soups
become more popular as an article of
diet. The following suggestions are of
fered by tho food specialists at the
U. of N. Agricultural College. Tho In
gredients of milk soups may be group
ed under four heads: A liquid, a
starchy substance used for thicken
ing, a fatty substance and flavoring.
Tho liquid may bo milk, either whole
or skimmed or a mixture of milk and
one or more of tho following: Meat
stock, cream or vegetable juice includ
ing pulp. Tho starchy substance may
bo flour, bread crumbs or potatoes.
Butter is the best fat for children,
hence buttor should bo used in soups
which are to bo served to children.
Tho proportions aro usually three
fourths of a level tablespoon of flour
and an equal amount of butter to each
cup of" liquid. The folowing reclpo
will makp six servings. For a variety,
other vegetables may bo substituted
for tho peas. 1 can of peas or one qt;
of fresh peas, 1 quart of milk Includ-
Wheat Is Nature's Best Food
Nature has provided for man a great multitude of
nourishing foods. The most perfect of these is wheat
tho staff of life. Bread made from good wheat is perfect
food. But the wheat must ho properly ground or it will
lose some of its qualities for health making.
SIOUX LOOKOUT FLOUR
Is made right by tho latest designed milling ma
chinery. With it tho house wifo can make thoso big crusty
brown loayes which appeal to the members of the family.
AT ALL GROCERY.
Tho commlttoo in ohargo of general
arrangomonts for tho annual mootings
of organized AgrlcuUuro hns secured
frbm tho railroads tholr agreomont
to a round-trip rnto of faro and one
half to Lincoln from any point In
Nobrnska, from which such round-trip
rnto would not bo loijs than $1.00.
Tickets may bo purchased at thoso
reduced rates, at any ttmo From Doo- i
ombor 30 to January G, with final re
turn limit Jnnunry 10. This is con
sidered a groat improvement over tho
plan of conditional roduoe(r"rnto for
tho roturu trip, which .as dsap
pclntod so many paople in past years.
In order to buy this faro nnd a half
round trip tlckots, it will bo necessary
to furnish tho local ticket agent an
Identification certificate issued by tho
secrotary of Organized Agriculture.
Thoso cortlflcatos may bo secured by
writing to tho Agricultural College at
Lincoln and stating which of tho or
ganized Agricultural meetings on de
sires to nttond. If orio expects to at
tend more than ono meeting, state
tho ono in which you nre most inter
ested. A single certificate will cover
purchase of as many tickets as may
be desired by members of tho same
Tho Agricultural Collogo at tho Uni-'
vorsitygf Nebraska is offering nn un
usually attractive list of winter short
courses for tho benefit of busy farmers
and their sons. Beginning with Janu
ary 1, 1923 there will be winter
courses at ihe Agricultural College In
almost overy lino of farm and mechan
ics. Boys who nro 1G years of ago or
over may enter. Mature farmers will
gather in largo numbers for ono or
moro of these short courses. Work of
a very practical nature in the feoding
of farm animals, tho raising of poultry,
choosing of dairy cattle, grading up
the hord, nvohllng plant enemies, etc.
i will be offorod.
Hrst comes tho nuto tractor four
weeks courso boginnlng Jan. 1, 1023.
Iloro tho mon go Into tho shop for
practical work on automobllos, trucks
and tractors. Lantern lecturos and
blackboard illustrations will finish
tho thooroticnl part of tho Instruction.
Then tho four weeks courso in gen
eral ngrlculturo will opon Mondny,
Jan. 22. In this course mon moy chooso
tho lino of specialized ngrlculturo
which tlioy desiro to Btudy. For in
! stenco ono group of men may want to
I put in half or two thirds of tholr time
.in studying tho animal Industry, An-j-othor
group may want to tako up ox
jKtonsivoly tho mnrkotlng problems nnd
j tho raising of crops. Diseases of plants
and animals will bo emphasized.
Tho ono wook poultry courso has
been vory populnr in tho past and will
enroll a largo number of students
this winter. Tho dnto for this courso
is January 8. Tho woman on tho farm
Latest Modes In
Embodying Exceptional Values
usually knows moro about poultry
than anybody else.' It Is not strango
thorcforo that half thoso attending
tho poultry short courso nro women.
Thoro will also bo a ono wook courso
in ico cronm, opening February 5. Thin
course is primarily Intended for thoso
who nro intorostod In tho making of
ico cream from a commorcinl stand
point. Further Information regarding
all of thoso courses may bo obtained
by postal card roquost addressed to
tho Principal, School of Agriculture,
fi i r' "
To bo smartly dressed nt moilorntn nnst In tlift
aim of every woman, and in our offering of
modish dresses nt tho prices featured wo aro
making possiblo tho achievement of this aim.
in these smart dresses nro Poirot Twill, Canton
Cropo, Satin Canton, Charmouso and MatelassOg
nro coat effects that aro really tho highest noto ot
Fashion, rovcnling n smnrt combination of Poirot
Twill and Charmouso; bnsquo models, long-walstcd
nnd graceful; conservative styles with tho added
dignity of pnncls; full-sklrted and otralght-llno sil
houettes; regular or clongntcd hom-llncs. Drapes,
pnnols, braided, embroidered or beaded motifs, smart
clasps, stylish cord girdles nro features that nchlovo
distinction. Women's and misses sizes.
Colors: Brown, Navy, Black, Coco
1475 19.75 24.75
1 J. C. PENNY CO.
33 371 Busy Stores.
of North Platte
Your Jeweler will gladly help you with
your Gift selections. Trained by long and
exacting experience, you can be assured
that his judgment is correct his eugges
tions appropriate. Jewelry is beautiful,
enduring and of lasting intrinsic value. In
price it is suitable to every Gift requirement.
Feel free to visit any Jeweler's and as for suggestions
Jft Tour yeweler Be Tour Gift Counseor
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