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About The Falls City tribune. (Falls City, Neb.) 1904-191? | View Entire Issue (July 29, 1910)
TIE COMERS AND COERS
HAPPENINGS OF INTEREST TO
YOU AND ME.
What Your Friends and Their
Friends Have Been Doing
the Past Week.
—Eat Bowie's Candy.
Fishing was good Monday.
—Dr. Wilson, Wahl's building.
—The Candy Kitchen for brick ice
John Chism of Stella was in town
Less Leeds is enojylng a vacation
in old Missouri .
Jno. Comford and family will move
to Iowa in the near future.
—If it’s shoes you want, call at
the Home Shoe store. 14-11
Stephen 1!. Miles is enjoying a stay
at Excelsior Springs, Mo .
Miss Lela P>we'l spent a part of
this week with Hiawatha friends.
James ' yers of Verdon attended the
play at the Alrdome Monday night.
Mrs. Jessie Watson of Reserve is
a new clerk at Lyford’s depart
—Choice styles of linen and cotton
skins at $1, $1.50, $2 and up to $5
Miss Kittle Cashman of Barnston,
Nebraska, will arrive here Sunday to
Tlte familiar figure of Mayor Keel
ing may again be seen agitating our
Miss Lois Spencer entertained her
friend, Miss Ruth Hummel of Reserve
during the week.
Mrs. Frank Werner left Wednesday
for a visit, to relatives and friends in
Mips Inez Waehtel is home from
Peru, where sbo lias been attending
the rummer school.
Miss Lena Nettlebeck returned the
last of the week from a visit to
relatives in St. Joseph.
Mrs. 0. W. Reneker and daughter,
Helen Ruth, returned this week front
their visit to relatives at Troy.
Mrs. Hannah Shulenberg and son,
Herbert, left Sunday for an extended
visit with relatives in Oklahoma.
Mrs. Esburn Wheeler of Stella Ne
braska spent a few days with Mr.
and Mrs, II. M. Jenne this week.
Mips Florence Judd left the last
of the week for a month's visit with
relatives at Dawson and other points.
The Chautauqua program offers a
variety of talent of a very high grade
this year. You will not want to miss
Mrs. Frank Knickerbocker is act
ing in the capacity of compositor on
the Daily Journal. She took up the
Mrs. Daisy King returned Monday
from Omaha .where she lias spent
several weeks with her sister, Mrs.
V. G. Lyford left this week for
tho eastern markets to purchase his
fall and winter stock. He will be
absent several days.
Mrs. S. Lichty and daughter, Ruth,
are expected home from Lincoln to
morrow, where they have been visit
ing friends the past week.
The heat came very near getting
away with Win. McCray while haying.
He will cease agitating the strenuous
life until after the hot, season.
Mrs. Mary McKiever and daughter,
Miss Mazle will arrive in this city
Sunday from Chicago for an extended
visit with relatives and friends.
M:ss Louise I'etorson is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Parriott in Peru. She
is enjoying a vacation from her
duties at V. G. Lyford's department
Miss Emma Grant returned Sat
urday from Rulo, where she has
had charge of the Keister College
lor several weeks. The term closed
—We are buying apples, peaches,
and plums at the warehouse near the
mill. Let us know what you have to
offer Call phone 396 or 318a.—Heck
Railroads are announcing that they
will make a cheap rate to the Inter
State Live Stock show to be held
in St. Joseph >.he last week in Sept
John 'fowle came down from
Omaha the , latter part of the week
to visit bis parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.
S. Towle,! and to look after some
In connection with our
Shoe Store we have in
stalled a Shoe Repairing
Shop, and have in charge
a first-class, up-to-date
workman. Bring in your
old shoes and have them
fixed up at reasonable
Half Soles 50& 65c
The best leather used in
By'l(/i$<i*n (f^T~ i
Sheep are excellent farm cleaners
The bruise on an apple is injurious.
Lice and mites come with warm
Tie the grape vines to the trellis
wires i fore the vines begin to run.
No well bred farmer ever contents
himself with scrub stock or poor crops.
It is a sad mistake for a man to
make a good crop of grass into poor
Pure fresh air, day and night, is
one of the prime essentials for keep
ing fowls in good health.
Most separators do their best work
with the milk at a temperature of
from S5 degrees to 95 degrees Fahren
When the cream has been held at
churning temperature for a period of
two or three hours, it is ready to be
A good way to keep manure for the
garden is to fill a large box, turning
it over with a fork about once a
week and keeping it moist.
The government is sending out ex
perts to various parts of the country
to teach fruit growers the best meth
ods of spraying their trees.
When shrubs are first planted they
should be headed back one-lialf or
more, but after (hey become estab
lished they should be allowed to
branch at will.
One of the prominent symptoms of
shoulder lameness in horses is a dif
ficulty of lifting and extending the
limb, which is particularly noticeable
when the patient is urged to trot.
The flea beetle is a small, metallic
blue insect which is destructive to the
fruit both as the larva and the adult.
Spraying with arsenate of lead or
paris green is generally effective.
Some of the amber honeys are
made from the aster, goldenrod, bone
set, queen of the meadow, heartsease,
■wild sunflower, Spanish needle, su
mac, magnolia and marigold.
The earliest sown lettuce should be
of some of the loose growing varieties.
For summer use plant cabbage lettuce, 1
or heading varieties, as the leaves
during the warm season will be whiter
and more crisp.
Soy beans shed their leaves before
the grain begins to ripen; therefore
when hay is desired the plants must
be cut when half or more of the pods
are fully grown, but before the beans
begin to harden.
In cutting rape for soiling it is best
to cut about four inches from the
ground. It is advisable to arrange
the cutting so that each day's product
will be consumed within that time, as
the foliage soon wilts and is then not
relished so much.
The sitting hen must not be dis
turbed. If eggs are laid in the same
nest with those that are hatching It
is often difficult to tell the fresh one
from the others, hence partly hatched
eggs are taken out instead of the
It is a well known fact among
farmers and fruit growers that black
berries Improve the physical nature
of the soil through their root action.
When they are removed from the ap
ple orchard the soil is left in ideal
condition for the outer feeding roots
of the apple trees.
While It is conceded that permanent
maintenance of soli fertility without
live Btock is possible, it Is not prac
ticable as a statewide policy, because
It Is not the highest type of agricul
ture and because few farmers can be
Induced to comply with all the condi
tions necessary to make it effective.
Plant cannas one to two feet apart,
depending altogether if they be dwarf
or the tall-growing sort. They like
very rich soil and plenty of water
during the growing season. A mulch
of straw manure will help to con
serve the water that Is given them.
Cut off all the seed pods as they
Root plants may be transplanted,
but it is not advisable unless It were
In the case of extra early beets start
ed in the hotbed or turnip-rooted rad
ishes lifted put at thinning time. The
roots are usually 111 shaped, yet their
table quality is not Injured. I.ong
varieties always become distorted and
are not marketable.
A clean cornfield" Kdnor* and profit*
Turning under cowpeas adds huinu*
to the soil
An acre of good land will grow
many tons of stock beets.
, Warm weather la coming and you
will need a good, cool place for milk
Many farmers make the mistake of
planting their apple trees too close to
An easy way to secure new grape
vines Is to propagate them by layer
Keep dusting the setting hen with
insect powder, before and after she
hatches her chicks.
The careful man will turn and ex
amine the udders of all his ewes in
tended for breeding.
Never allow the fowls to drink
from a stream into which the poultry
yards and barn yards drain.
The man who desires large profits
from his flock should provide it with
the best (hat good management will
If you have no silo and cannot build
one this year then plant an acre or
more of beets or other roots for win
ter green feed for the dairy cows.
Select a dairy breed‘of cattle whose
product and offspring will bring the
highest possible price in any market,
and you will surely be successful in
Hut sometimes the large gray louse
gets into the head and under the
wings of the chicks, then it is best to
rub these parts with grease of some
kind. Lard and carbolic acid is good.
Developing of new sections in sev
eral of the states of the middle west
for dairy purposes in itself will call
for more extra dairy cows that all the
country can possibly furnish.
A mixed grain ration of corn and
oats, when fed with clover hay. is
more efficient than a single grain ra
tion of corn for producing large gains
in an 84-day feeding period.
Look well to a supply of autumn
bloomers by planting a bed or asters..
The aster has an almost endless va
riety of colorings and blooms when
most other flowers are past their sea
son of beauty.
Clover hay, when fed with a mixed
grain ration of corn and oats, is more
efficient for producing gains than tim
othy hay. in this test clover hay
produced 58 per cent, more gains than
While box stalls are safer than sin
gle stalls for stabling horses, they
are also more expensive and do not
offer merits not possessed by single
stalls so far as they may influence
the horse in taking on flesh.
It is not reasonable to expect strong
and healthy chicks from immature,
weak and unhealthy parents. Stand
ard. healthy and vigorous breeding
stock is the foundation of successful
When being fattened wether lambs
should have some succulent food in
their ration, for the reason that they
will remain healthier and not be
troubled with the common disorder
called stretches and will usually make
a better gain.
You cannot afTord ' o keep poor cows
and the best way to get good ones is
to raise them yourself. Breed the
cows you have to a full-blooded dairy
male. If you cannot secure the serv
ices of one go in with some of your
neighbors and buy one in partnership.
With favorable soil and climatic
conditions good crops of rape may be
obtained from broadcast seeding, but
whenever there is any danger of the
surface soil becoming very dry dur
ing the time the seed is germinating
or when land is at all foul, drilling
will give much better results.
Grapes propagated from layering
come true to name. Hence When you
start new grape plants In this way
choose canes from your best varieties.
Well-rooted young grape plants will
begin to bear the third year after set
ting In a permanent row and 'with
good cultivation and general good
care, Including proper annual pruning,
they will bear good fruit every year.
Increasing In productiveness with age.
In resetting plants it is of perma
nent importance to place the roots in
the soil in as natural a position as
possible, a little deeper than they
grew in the original bed, making the
soil hold them fast, fan shaped and
firm. Holes too deep or holes too
shallow are both objectionable, the
one being too apt not to be closed at
the bottom, the other forcing the roots
Into a matted condition.
The way to reclaim a gully or an
unnecessary ditch in a field is to fill
it with trash and keep it filled. The
trash will hold it from washing any
wider or deeper and will gradually
catch all soil and sediment that
washes into it. Ily and by It will be
come filled with trash and soil and
when the trash decays this soil will
become the best In the field—deep,
porous and full of the best available
j 'ant foods.
The New Zimmerman Music
House has thrown its doors
wide open, and in the fullest
sense are now ready to serve
the public in their line.
A full line of all kinds of
Musical Instruments will be
carried, together with exten
sive assortment of Sheet Mu
sic and musical supplies.
TWO CARLOADS Hi^h Grade Pianos just re=
ceived and now ready for inspection.
FALLS CITY. NEBRASKA
UNTIL JANUARY 1st
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A Clean Family Newspaper. An expo
nent of all that’s good and wholesome;
fearless in its condemnation of all that is
evil. We want YOU to read it.
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