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Cured by Lydia E. Pinkiiam'a
Crestoc Icxa. " I "xas troubled for
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in my sice, aics. .
headaches and ner
vousness. I had ta
ken so manv medi-.
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' ' ' t have no more
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Genuine must bear Signature
Mrs. Reedr i makinj: a rail And
does ycur iiusbaad inrerest h:mse!l
Mrs. Neuriche Xo. Hiram keep
Gccd Vacation Advice.
Bishop Scaldinc. on a hot summe:
morain?. gave one of the congrega
tions of Portland. Ore., a timely piece
"Don't:." he said, "when you 20 ofl
3n your vacation. leave all your re
iipinn behind and take all your col
lection away with you."
Of Shcrt Duration.
"Flfmply :s afraid to ask old Mr
Plnnker for ba daushtra hand."
"Why. Plinipiy told me yesterday he
stood in with (he old gentleman."
"Oh. that was only for a few tain
utes in the vestibule of an oiSce build
ing dunce a shower."
Sunday School Teacher Yes. Wil
He. the Lord loves every living crea
Willie HI bet he was never stuns
by a wasp! Puck.
What some lawyers don't kno-
isn't worth lyict about.
Served with cream, milk '
or fruit fresh or cocked- I
Crisp, golden-brown bits 1 1
of white corn aehcious
A flavour that appeals to
voung and old.
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Weeds can be kept under by fre- znd buIkv cods
Young trees must be carefully cul
Clip off the tops of early celer? 1 v-ated. kept clear of weeds and tna
plants ia the seed bed. 3ciI Ioosc and mello
The best chemical to use for killing
Canada thistles is coarse salt.
Irregular feeding is sure to injure j
the calf and check its development.
The idle curry ccmb and tbe fat
horse seldom live in the same bam.
Orchards in full bearing mar be
seeded to grass and pastured with ;
The dairy cow is worth more than
the beef steer whatever way you look
Cows do not enjoy being milked by
one wnose fcnger nails are long ana j
Whenever you discover a sheep
limping along, catch him and examine
his feet for rot.
The old spring houses that are found
on many farms tell of the early ex
periences in dairying.
Cantaloupes, watermelons and citron
can only be profitably grown in a
deep mellow loam soil.
By sowing a pinch of letruce seed
every ten days there will always be
tender salad on the table.
The winter dairyman is the coming
man. but he cannot afford to milk in a
cold, dirty stable or barn.
Train the colt before he is six
months old and you can control his
innL'itinn Ti-K3r ll.a tc nlH?" I
Breeding ewes should not be too
fat; see that they are in a strong,
healthy and vigorous condition.
Pick out" the breed you like best
and stick to it; study up everything
you can about that particular breed.
One of the difficult problems for the
poultryman to solve is how to easily
provide pure, fresh water for his
Few dairymen realize the tremen
dous significance of the cream trade
that has been developed during the
past few years
If you want to raise a good crop of
mice and insects that will damage the
orchard trees, let the weeds and grass
lie thick on the ground.
Watch weak places in the fences.
Makes one feel mean and it is provok
ing besides to have cows break into
the field of a neighbor.
The cows should oe milked in the
barn during the summer, but the
barn should be kept just as cliean
as it is in the winter time.
Keep the cultivator busy. Don't let
the weeds get ahead of you. Remem
ber that they use the plant food that
should go into your crops.
Be sure that you furnish proper
quarters for the farrowing sow. You
can't afford to lose a single one of the
little "squealers" this season.
Never give drags to a horse any
more than you would to a baby un
less he is downright sick. Shutting
off his feed will cure all minor ills.
Xo cow can do her best or even
keep up a normal Sow of milk when
compelled to stand out in the hot mid
day sun of August and fight the
One of the most important things
In running a dairy successfully is
brains. Brains must be applied by
every branch of "work if the best profit
is to follow.
The weak and wabbly fence Is an in
vitation to the cattle to try the other
side and it always works a hard
ship, especially so during the busy sea
son of the year.
No farm should be without some
sheep; they clean up the weeds, make
fine fertilizers and wool, and produce I
lambs, all of which may be turned in-1
to a good profit.
Diversified farming is adapted tc
the man who does intensified think
ing. The intensive thinker is always
a success as a farmer or any other oc
cupation where talents lead him.
The pig that has been supplied
with an abundance of pasture and a
small grain ration during the sum-
mer should weigh from 130 to 175
pounds by the latter part of Septem
ber. Alton farm, at Yarcly. Pa., mar
kets about 2'j.OOO green ducks annu
ally. The ducks are dressed, dry j
picked and shipped to market in bar- ;
rels at ten weeks cid. The chicken
y!ant is larger than the duck farm.
Early maturing pullets should be
ex;ra well fed, they are making
growth as well as eggs, so don't stint
them, and if they don't lay quite as
soon as vcu think they should, re
member that the food eaten Is mak
ing fiesh and bone, and that they will
be better size than if they are to be
In grading up the chickens cuD all
but the most rigorous.
Mutton breed Iambs should 'receive
grain as early as possible.
Women are better fitted by nature
than men for poultry keeping.
Not enough attention has been giv
en to the character of seed corn,
The best fertilizer for asparagus
is rotted manure from grain-fed
The farm is tbe Ideal place for
growing all kinds of poultry for mea:
Feed your fowls a sufficient amount
of animal fend nlpntv or" vegetables
To dispose of a crop at satisfactory
prices is often a more difficult prob
lem than to produce ir
A horse that is tco straicht in his
posture jar3 himself and gets all the '
concussions of the road.
The thermometer must be used ai 1
regularly in the dairy during the sum
rner as during the winter.
It weakens the horses to keep them ,
shut up in a close stable during th
hot nights. Tarn them out.
If a soil lacks water some form ol
Tom i7orti nra n nncinvp nprnmfnL l.
they are preent in abundance.
It Is common sense that a mature
sow will produce larger and more
J perfect pigs than a very young one
Butter made in a sanitary dairy is
always easier to keep than that
which is made under poor condi
tions. Don't let the buck ran with th
does when his breeding season Is
over, but confine him in a pen by
Dairy-bred stock is scarce, and It
will take many years to apply the
rapidly increasing demand for dairy
Eeans can be tnrned into cash the
quickest of any farm crop, as it is
possible to sell them in ninety days
Hogs will not thrive on sour and de
composed food any more than men
wilL See that they get fresh, clean
water to drink.
Cabbage is one of the easiest vege
tables to start from seed and to trans
plan: and to be made to grow in the
garden or field.
An incubator will not run Itself any ,
more than an automobile wilL A hu-'
man brain must stand back of the
best machine invented.
1 Women as a rule are more progress
i ive and quicker to seize a new idea
j and put it into practice in the poultry ,
yard than the sterner sex.
Plenty of coal ashes where the fowls
' can roll and scratch in them will settle
i the lice question, without the use of
! powder or liquid lice exterminaters.
The fall fresh cow is the preferable '
cow and if you have not come to re
aiize this, just try it this year and see
if you will not be readily converted.
Sunshine is necessary in the milk
house in the winter time, but just
now all the shade that can be found ,
wyi be acceptable. Trees and vines
The condition and the appearance '
of the creamery should be the very
best for this will have an Influence
on getting favorable market for the
Spring is the natural time for young
animals to be born and they do better, i
all other things being equal, when
they are ushered into this world at
that time of year.
It pays to supply the fowls, espe
cially growing ones, with charcoal,
ground bone, either fresh or dry; oys
ter and clam shells, and a continual
sunnly of best grit.
A good way to avoid the credit sys- )
tem is to grow the living at home. It j
is usually possible to grow the most .
expensive, yet the most necessary, ar J
tides of food on the farm. I
At our present rate of deforestation
fuel and fencing materials will be
very scarce within a few years. Plant
waste lands in forest trees to supplj
the timber required on the farm.
Arrange to save seed of- the bes
varieties of potatoes, pumpkins..
squashes and other garden products
for next season's planting. Then you
will be sure of plenty of good seed.
Many fail with sheep because the
fail to keep the breeds that are best
adapted to their farms and do not
raise the kind that the market de-
j mantis and is ready to pay the highest
. price for.
Save the droppings from the poul-
try house. Fertilizer of equal value.
if bought on the market, will cast you
$30 or more a ton. For the easier
gathering and handling of this ferti
lizer, a platform of boards should be
! placed under the roosts. This plat
form should be scraped clean at least
twice a week,
! Young calves need whole milk for
the first few days. The calf should
al"xays have the first or colostrum
, milk of the cow and be allowed to
; nurse the cow until the eighth or
wuui iiii.ii.t. ; ue mim a suit
able for human food. Feed often,
with small amounts, to avoid over
r feeding. Teach the calf to drinlr and
feed whole milk for at least three
j weeks, changing to a skim-milk diet
AGRICULTURE AND LIVE STOCK
ARE MAHtSTAYS OF HUMANITY
England, Home nnd. Blrtnplacc of Greatest Breeders asd
Farmers World Has Ever Known, Owes Honored
Position' to Aristocracy Who Acquired Ways
of Improving Soil and Animals.
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(By CAPT. A. H. WADDELL.)
The most useful citizen the coun
try can produce is the man who looks
upon the soil of the earth and says.
What can I grow from It or produce
Agriculture and live stock are the
main stays of humanity, and it Is to
the husbandman and breeder that
kings and princes as well as the hum
ble peasant must turn with thankful
ness and gratitude not only for the
blessings of life, but for existence it
self. Great Britain, the home and the
birthplace of the greatest breeders
and farmers the world has ever
known, owes this honored position to
the aristocracy of that country. It
was these people who of their means
and abundance sought for and ac
quired the ways of enriching and im
proving the soil and the animals that
grazed upon it.
Let an example by the highest in
the land, the country squire, the gen
tleman farmer, and eventually the
tenant farmer himself, each to a
greater or lesser extent, strive to
copy the teachings of the lords of the
manor until a keen rivalry of the
most friendly nature sprang up be
tween landlord and tenant, in a con
test for supremac. in the productions
of the farm and the live stock that
were bred thereon.
Agricultural shows sprang up In
the various counties at which were to
be seen the great draft horses, cat
tle, sheep and swine of the large
landed proprietors, standing side by
side, though in lesser numbers, with
those of the tenant farmer and even
the humble cottager. Looking on and
keenly observant, could be seen the
noble lord with his wife and chil
dren as well as the tenant farmer
and the cottager with all the mem
bers of their households and waiting
for the verdict of the judges who in
those early days stamped themselves
as the master breeders, and whose
names are written down upon the
role of honor of England's great
breeders and agriculturists.
Today, not only do the titled peo
ple, country gentlemen and farmers
of that land continue in their breed
ing and Its still further improvement,
but the professional and business men
of the towns and cities have taken it
up to such an extent and with suih
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BAD SHOEING !
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Step G laser xar
Is Recom mended
(By J. BAILST BRCCE.)
Owing to bad shoeing and also
many other causes many horses suffer
with contracted feet.
The heels are narrowed and the
horse steps gingerly with a desire to
extend himself when forced to trot or
The writer is now using a horse 21
years old and when he drove him for
the first time in December last saw
that he experienced great difficulty in
extending himself and especially on
rough or stonv roads.
He was shod with heel calks on the
front as well as the hind feet and it
was very perceptible that the heels of
his front feet were too narrow.
After three unsuccessful trials with
regular blacksmiths the horse was ex
amined by a competent veterinary sur
interest and consummate skill, that it
is difficult to find a man of wealth
who has a taste for breeding and
farming who is not occupying his leis
ure moments in this way.
It is this splendid state of affairs
that has made breeding and farming
what It is In Great Britain today, and
while that glorious old country can
learn much from the great, young,
robust and healthy United States, it
is gratifying to see American gentle
men of wealth taking a lesson from
the mother's book and going In for
legitimate methods of pedigreed stock
breeding and advanced modern farm
ing. The example that these gentlemen
are setting In this country will be fol
lowed by the same wholesome and
beneficial results in regard to farming
and pedigreed stock-breeding as was
achieved by the pioneers in England
years ago, until we shall eventually
find all the sections of this country
best fitted by nature for the highest
class of farming and breeding, occu
pied by gentlemen who are now lead
ing the way and setting this splendid
and useful example.
Work of Bees.
Three hundred billion bees, accord
ing to one expert apiarian, made
enough honey last year to fill a train
of cars long enough to reach from
New York to Buffalo. At the low
wholesale rate of 10 cents a pound it
was worth $25,000,000. and if the 700.
000 bee keepers of the country had
worked as industriously and skilfully
as did the bees, the weight of the
output would have been three times
as great and the value S75.000.000
Not only did the little workers con
tribute that vast supply of pure anc
delicious food product to the nation,
but as they made it they treated il
antiseptically with formic acid, thus
preventing impurities or decay.
Dutch Good Potato Raisers.
The potato crop of Holland is in
creasing rapidly both in the amount
of land cultivated and yield per acre.
The expansion of the potato industry
is credited to the use of drained peat
land for the crop and the application
of farm manure. The crop is gen
erally sprayed for potato blight, but
the potato insects do not seem to give
the Dutch growers much trouble.
geon who pronounced bis trouble to
be contracted heels.
He had them shod perfectly level In
front, springs were placed in between
the back of bis shoes to keep tht heels
spread and a piece of sole leather was
tacked across the hllows of the hoof
below tbe hoof and the shoes to pro
tect the sole of the foot and break
the jar of traveling on rough and stony
About once of twice a week a hoof
ointment consisting of one pint of
Neat's foot oil with two tablespoon
fuls of oil of tar was applied on the
outside of the front feet with a soft
rag and then, raising the edge of the
leather, a Iittie is poured over the
sole of the foot and a few drops In
the heel cleft.
Since the last shoeing and following
the treatment above described the
horse has improved wonderfully In his
road work and rarely flinches, even
going at a 12-miIe-an-hour slip.
It is estimated that about 5,000,040
range sheep are fattened In the coxa
belt each seasoa.
A Thirst for Information.
"Who made the after-dinner
speeches at Belsbazzar's feast?." '
Lewis Sincle Binder cigar is never
doped only tobacco in it natural state.
A man may like a girl all the more
because she seems to like him less.
ness and Rest.Con tains neither
Opium .Morphine nor Mineral
A perfect Remedy for Cons tipa
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Worms .Convulsions .Feverish
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materials for all kinds of house
work and this is largely responsible
for the reputation they enjoy among
their neighbors. Good work and
good results are impossible with poor
materials. This applies particularly
to laundry work. To get that
fresh, crisp, dainty, snow-white effect
on clothes so much desired by all
women, go to your grocer, ask for
and insist on getting a large 16
ounce package for 10 cents and
Use Defiance Starch
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W. N. U OMAHA. NO. 34-1911.
The KM Yen Han
Prosperous fanners have a telephone In their
homes. It helps them in emergencies increases
their profits in business transactions puts their
friends in talking distance.
You should have one in your home.
Be Sure Your Telephone is a
and you can be certain of the best service. Thou
sands of farmers are saving time and money by
using these always-ready, reliable telephones.
See your local Telephone Company
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