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should say it is ! I could tell a cup of Maxwell House blindfolded. What else could bye such aroma, suck flavor, such 0000Cormi00 00.XWEII HOUSE COFFEE 8urgery 3,000 Years Ago. rts are now at work deciphering roll of papyrus 15 feet long. It {is With the Egyptian methods of Imrgery and medicine as practiced thousand years ago. "vivacious" in a sour atmos- ohere is uphill work. i skin R eslnol NO amount of cosmetics can con. an ugly skin. They only fill and make the eondt- worse. Restnol Soap cleanses  pores, #ring them a chance to t breathe and throw off impurities. his is why when used with Rest- reel Ointment it rids the skin of nberrassing defects, keeping it so eleax- and fresh it can hardly help beautiful, a# arZ gt#. i Vaseline ! m.Whl,..___ ll$.ltOlt W00DV'ITJ, W, RULT0 AW WITH FACTS L.= HINTS Dairyman Should Strive to Keep Calves Growing In raising heifer calves, the dairy- man shouhl seek to keep tiem growing constantly. A setback or slump in growth ls costly and difficult to over- come, the New York state agricultural college at Ithaca ires found. Many good calves have been well fed and well grown until weaned, and then when turned out to pasture, have been uezlecti and stunted. Often tills stunting is permanent, and undersized cows result. It Is usually better not to turn calves out to pasture until after they are weaned, as it is much easier to feed and care for them in the barn. Some farmers never pasture calves born af- ter January 1, during the first summer. By this omens they avoid heat and flies, which keep young calves from growing In summer. Any pasture intended for calves should have plenty of water and plenty of shade. If possible, It should be lo- cated near the barn in order to make It convenient to watch over the calves, provide salt and give feed. They should have some grain at least once a day, if normal growth Is expected. In most cases about two pounds is enough for each calf. The following mixture is recommended: Three hun- dred pounds cornmeal, hominy feed or ground barley, 300 pounds ground oats, 300 pounds wheat bran. hotel as formerly I'll need seven, One hundred pounds of linseed ell dresses; whereas If we have a car I meat may be added to this with good can get one dress and we'll go to seven results, and it is advisable to do so "Before taking Tanlae," said Mr T. E. Bernero, of 1042 Pioneer Place, Memphis, Tenn., "I was In such an awful nervous, run-down condition l feared I couldn't live. Two years ago I was operated on and my nerves would not steady down and I could not sleep. "My stomach was in a terrible state, too, and finally they s-eat me to the country to recuperate, but after a year had passed and I had not improved, 1 began taking Tanlac. Actually, a half bottle of Tanlac had me over the stomach misery and my rest became more normal. "Then my strength returned rapidly and after using two bottles of Tanlac I was able to o)me back to town and operate a grocery store, besides do- ing my housework and look after my family. I can't praise Tanlac too highly." Tanlac Is for sale by all good drug- gists. Accept no substitute. Over 31 million bottles sold. Tanlac Vegetable Pills are Nature' own remedy for constipation. For sail I everwhere.A dvertlsement. Her Neat Little Scheme. Wife--Dear, if yu'll get a car I can save a lot on clothes during our vaca- tion this summer. Hub--How do you mean? Wife---Well, you see, If we go to one hotels.Boston Transcript. CHILDREN CRY FOR "CASTORIA" Especially Prepared for Infants - and Children of All Ages Mother! Fletcher's Caofla has been In use for over 30 years to relieve babies and ehlldren of Constipation, F!atulency, Wind Colic and Diarrhea; Mlaying Feverishness arising there- from, and, by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving natural sleep without opiates. The genuine bears signature The Improvement. "The good Lord gave that little fel- low's head Its shape, and --' didaC- tically began the Presiding Elder. "Eh-yah !" interrupted Gap Johnson of Rumpus Ridge. "And then one of the other children whirled in and sorter qhanged it with an ax helve, ' Kansas City Star. I Had Colic for [ Three Months My baby suffered from colic for three months and I was afraid I was going to lose her," writes Mrs. A. J. Tolbert of Holley, Fla., "but she soon got over it when I gave her Teethtna, and now I will never be without It, for I give It to both my little ones and it keeps them welL" Colic Is a very common complaint with babies and if not corrected in time often leads to more serious dis- turbances. Teethlna corrects baby's indigeatlon, relieves distress due to an overloaded stomach, cleans out the bowels and regulates the system. Teethlna can be had at any drag stere or send 80c to the Moffett Lab- oratories, Columbus, Ga., and receive a large package and a free copy o Moffett's Illustrated Baby k.(Ad. i vertm.) 'Do look at your Jammy mouth," ex- claimed the nurse. '*I can't, Naaa," repUed the c211 "My face is on IL" 'No ugly, &my streaks on the clothes when Red  Ball Blue ill used. Good bluing S good relt All ocerj carry lt--&dvt. Dhmouragement to de'Ridlng. Gasoline sells at $1.20 a gallon in Nalrobi and is even more expensive In the large regionsof Konga and Tan. and throughout Egand--D. of Commerce Report. Delicious on hot Biscuits/ Great e drarlng late summer, when hot weather has dried up the pasture an0 reduced the protein content of the grass. After the calves reach an age of nine to ten months, grain feeding de- pends entirely upon the condition af the pasture. If t is plentiful, green and succulent, good growth can be 013- rained without grain. But if it Is short and rifled up, It should be supplement- ed by the concentrate feeds. State Averages of Age at Which Cows Are Sold (Prepitred by the United States Department of Arlcult ure.) The average age of milch cows whe slaughtered for beef is ten years, and the price realized for such cows Is about one-half the price brought by younger cows sold for milking pur- poses, according to a natlon-wlde in- vestigation of present conditions made this year by the United States Depart- men; of Agriculture. State averages of the age at which cows are sold for slaughter were re- markably uniform, there being no state with an average under nine years and no state with an ayerage over eleven yearS. States showing an average of eleven years were Mary- land, West Virginia, Finds, Wiscon- sin, Louisiana, Utah and Nevada. States with an average of nlne years were New Hampshire, Connecticut, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. In the early spring this year, when the survey was made, milch cows showed an average sale price of $32 per head hen sold for slaughter, 6r about 50 per cent of the average price of $63 for cows sold at the same time for milking purposes. Tell Value of Sire by Production of Progeny The wisest dairyman in the world esnnot tell a prepotent bull by his looks or by his breeding. There Is no known way of telling t valuable sire only by hill progeny. If hls heif- ers are better producers thpn their dams he is a good ball--worth his weight In tid, but If his hetferS are me Improvement over their dams, or if not so good, then he is worthle as a sire. Who can tell what the result will be when you mate an unknown bull wth poor cows? No man can. The most pro-feet Individual, according to stand- erda, might be ahselutely and If his sire was a proved preptent bull and his dam had a world's record he might not have this unknown, mys- terious power of prtency. He mlght transmit undmalle luailttes instead of desirable ones. DAIRY NOTES The time to traIn cows to eat well Of roughage is when they are young. Cow testing eliminatN the cow kept at a loss, raises the average produc- tion of the herd and Increases the profits from dairying.- $ $ $ Several weeks of liberal fsedlg with good roughage and from six to ten potmds of grain a day while cows are dry is good insurance for efficient pro- duclon in the next lactation period. t told separator will not do good work. It i best to run about a gaJ- lea of warm water through the bowl to warmR before turnIng on the milk. It It It The main reason why silage is such a good milk feed is because of Its sue- culencs. The uises In It stimulate the cow to higher production. It $ ]very dalrynmn should work out his own feeding rations, using the feeds he can grow moat economically, abel1 buying those he cannot grw in the best and cheapest forms. Unless the dairy heifer has been well grown and ls very thrifty, she should not be allowed to be frh be. fore she Is at least thirty months old. The records of one dairy Improve- ment assuciatlon show that last year it contained seven cows that didn't pay even for grain and rougbage. It  "Delly cream frequently. (:kop- erate ,With each other in handling where ble. Delivering four times in mummer and two in wInter is mine i Spacing Influence on Crop of Corn xperiments of Particular Interest in Sections Where Two Types Are Grown. (Prepared by the nted Staten DeIertmeut of Agriculture.) Experiments to determine the in- fluence of space between hills of corn on the 5ield per plant and per acre have been conducted for several years by the United States 1-epartmeut of Agriculture, and tile results published In Department Bulletin 157, now ready for distribution. The results are of particular Interest to those por- tions of the United States where both the single-ear and prolific types of corn are more or less commonly grown. Two Varieties Described. The single-ear type Ls described as having resulted from continuous selec- tion toward one large ear per stalk, al- though under favorab,'e conditions two well-developed ears may be produced. As contrasted with the sing!c-ear type, the prolific Is distinguished by the normal production of more than one ear per stalk. The ears usually are smaller. As both types are grown extensively, It is of agronomic Interest to know which yields more efficiently under ordinary feld conditions where the production of the plants is likely to be influ- enced by irregularity of stand and by the inequalities of germination, soil, and growing conditions. The purpose of the present lnvestlgatlo was to study the reaction of these types un- der conditions that provided a wide range in the environment, obtained in thls case by altering the spacing of the plants. Prolific More Productive. In these experiments the prolific type was more productive than the single- ear type. It also was more efficient in increasing the yield per plant and in increasing the number of ears per plhnt. While the single-err'type was more efficient in increasing the weight of the ear, the prolific type produced a larger yield per acre because Increas- ing the number of ears was more effec- tive than increasing the weight of the individual ears. The experiments indicate that in sections to which both types are adapt- ed In general the prolific wtll be the more productive under conditions of general field culture because of its bet- ter adjustment to varying conditions. Those interested In this bulletin may secure it free of charge  writing to the United States Department of Ag- riculture, Washington" D. C. 7/i . Use of Acid Phosphate Does Not Injure Soil Not infrequently the fear Is ex- pressed that the continued use of acid phosphate on land will Increase the sourness of the soil. Experimental evidence, however, shows that this fear Is unfounded. In fact, there is evidence to show that it has a slight tendency to reduce the acidity. A number of experiments have been conducted in which heavy application of acid phosphate were made on cer- tain plots for a long period of years. The results show that these plots are not as sour as plots receivIng no treat- meat. The term "acid phosphate" is pri- marily a trade name; derived, from the fact that It Is made by treating raw phosphate wlth sulphuric acid. This name has been largely respon- sible for the erroneous opinion. There is nothing in the material which will injure the soft. Its use may confldentl$ be expected to produce entirely bene- ficial results. Grade or Scrub Bulls Used in This Country Low. Average Milk Produc- tion Per Cow Is Result. (PrDered by ,h,. Ur!t-t S,ares Department of Agriculture.) Seventy-five per cent of the dair bulls in use in the United States are either grades or scrubs. They are bulls from antestry that has not been bred generatit,n after generation for larffe and economical prodlhction Ot milk anti butterfat. This fact, says the United States lepartment of Agricul- ture, ace:rants for the low average pro- duction per cow in dls country. In 1921, there were less thun 80,000 purebred bull calves registered by the breed assochttious. But this probably does not represent half the purebred trolls born in 1921. The 8U,000 or more that were not registered, were probably i slaughtered because their breederS were not able to market them profit- ably. This Is because the average farmer is not yet convinced of the ad- vantages to be derived from the use of purebred sires. If every purebred bull calf born in this country were raised, it would take a three or four years' crop of calves to replace the grade and scrub bulls (numbering approximately 60,000) that are being used in dairy herds. When It Is considered that not all purebred calves are worthy .of be- Ing used, even on grade herds, and allowance is made for the normal death rate and other factors that enter to cut down the number of purebred bulls raised, the above estimate ot three or four years could safely be In- creased to five or six years as the time that would be required to replace the scrub bulls. Only 3 per cent of our dairy cattle are purebred, and the supply of pure- bred bulls would be wholly Inadequate if the farmers of the cuntry could only appreciate the benefit It would be to them to head their producing herds with pu.bred sires of good pro- ducing strains. /i Feeding Pigs Skim Milk Makes Them Gain Faster The animal husbandry department of the New Serey agricultural ex- periment station recently conducted a feeding trial with skim milk for mar- ket pigs. Two lots of ten pigs each used. The pige were of sim- ilar age, weight and breeding at the outset. Lot No. 1 received shelled corn. wheat mlddlings, and dlseed tanknge. Lot No. 2 received the same feeds, plus 50 pounds of skim milk pe r day. A slf-eder supplL. the '/dfi tlo's for both lots. The . crease in gains, made by th skim- milk lot oer the cost Of the grain the feeding of five pounds of skim milk per pig at a cot of 3 cents per hundred pounds for the milk. Furthermore, the pigs grew faster and were ready for the market at a much earlier date. The skim milk should be pastuer- ised, if from tubercular cows, as pigs at thls age are highly susceptible to the. disease. There Is practically no difference between feeding the milk sweet or sour, so long as one method Is adhered to regularly. Milk Is Valuable Feed toKeep Chicks Healthy Mlik is a valuable feed for young chicks, as it not only stimulates the many forces required for normal growth but aids in the prevention of diseases. Sour milk or buttermilk in many cases actually proves a remedy for coccldiosls, the most dreaded of all chick diseases. As long as the chicks can be kept growing rapidly they are less suscep- tible to disease of any kind, but e peeiaily to coccldloais and It is largely on account of its aid in warding off this disease that many poultry raisers ! have come to consider milk as being i essential for chicks during the first eight weeks. 8sit for Farm Animals. It is generally agreed among scin- tists and practical stock men that salt should be supplied regularly to farm animals. Milk cows and sheep need the largest amounts of. salt; fatten- Prosperity of Farming Depends on Live Stock IAve stock provides an outlet for three-fifths of the crop acreage In the Uni.eql States, besitles 65,(),t0 acres of improved pasture, 17L}0,() acres of unimproved grass hind pastnre, 175,- C),(:) acres of w,lland pasture, and ).(l,t,) acres (,f grazing land in the arid and semi-arid sections of the West, according to C. W. Momental)bell, head of the department of anhnal hus- bandry at Kansas State Ag, T!eultural college. All told, live st,ck furnisled an outlet for 80 per cent of the total fired and feed produced by tame and wild vegetation in the United States. Live stock, by utlllzing advanta- geously and efficiently the various pas- ture and forage cro, makes possible a system of crop rotation that aids ma- terially In maintaining soil fertility and etmtroiltng plant diseases, insects and weeds. Live stock provides, in the form of manure, the most reliable and practl- eel fertilizer that can be used to main- tain soil fertility. The production of grain takes from the soil large amounts of phosphorus, potash and nltroge When grain is sold off the farm where produced these elements of fertility ape completely lost, but when grain Is fed to live stock 80 per cent of the phosphors, potash and nitrogen is re- turned to the soil in the form of ma- nure. Manure also adds to the soft ttmt necessary onstltuent humus which commercial fertilizers do not. Salt, Lime and Iodine Needed in Stock Rations '*Salt, iodine and calcium are needed In every ell-balanced live stock re- tlon," declared E. B. Hart of the agri- cultural chemistry department, Unlver- slty of Wisconsin. '*Salt is an essential factor In n well- balanced fallen," declared Mr. Hart. Prominent Duck Growers When used It Is usually in the form of Give Fattening Rations ordinary It or odium chlorals. The chlorine upon entering the stomach In reply to an inquiry sent out by forms hydrochloric acid, and this acid the bureau of animal industry (United is necessary for proper and complete States Department of Agriculture) to digestion. The animal with a rough- prominent duck grm-ers ireughout ened coat is one which is not receiving the country, the following replies proper nutrition, and this improper nu- among others were received by the tritlom may sometimes be traced to a authorities: i lack of salt in tile ration. "The last ten days before marketing "Nearly all common foodstuffs sre we feed about three-fifths cornmeal very low In iodine ccmtentY said Mr. with one-fifth flour and one-fifth bran, Hart. 'l'he greatest loss resulting from with beet scrap and grit." a deficiency of iodine Is in the birth of "For market, keep them from swim- hairless pigs. The goiter region of this ruing. Give one part green feed to two country is in the Northwest and it is parts grain mixture. Two to three In this section that high losses are In- weeks before marketing shorten up the cuffed. The fact that it has not put green feed and -dd more corn. With in an appearance on your farm does too much green feed the flesh does not not necessarily mean that it never will. stand up so well as with more grain. And a little Iodine in the form of sod|- .Two-thirds cornmeal and one-thlr um or potassium iodide will serve as bran and middllngs gtveu with 12 per an insurance against trouble of this cent of beef scrap makes a good fat- type. tenlng ration." "Calcium Is being given off constant- "To condition ducks for market, a ly In the form of salts in the milk of a small dark enclosure wlth fresh drink- dairy cow, and some provlslon must be i lug water and cornmeal mash hot in made to replace this. It has been the morning and whole-shelled corn the found that alfalfa hay cured under rest of the day. Give all they will caps carries a vltamlne whlch aids in eaL" calcium assimilation. Lime or bone- "Our market ducks are kept confined meal added to the roughage will also nnd fed four times daily, by measure, lelp to overcome the constant dreln two parts of bran, one part of corn- on the calcium supply of the body." meal, one part of oil meal and beef scrap and one part of shorts. Cooked Combinations Outlined vegetables are added from time to for Production of Pork time. This ration is dampened with water until it will crumble. Green "Why fatten hogs with corn and feed, grit and water are always before wheat when each of the fellwing combinations will produce 100 .pounds them." ..-.. of pork' Is the pertinent questlon when reading over the following feed- Peculiar Points to Look g summary made by Professor for in Selection of Ram eid of the Ogon tum If good lambs are to be had they college: 1. 470 pounds barley, ground. must have the proper breeding and 2. 400 pounds barley, ground, plus this cannot be gotten with a ram 20 pounds digester tankage. picked up anywhere at a mall cost. 8. 332 pounds barley, ground, plus According to T. C. Stone, sheep ex-i0 pounds aklm milk or buttermilk. pert with the Iowa State college, many 4. 246 pounds barley, ground, plus farmers who are starting  the heep 123 pounds middllngs, plus 220 pounds business are picking up rtms Just be- tmttermllk or skim milk. cause they are to be had at a smaller 5. 286 pounds barley, ground, plus cost, with ancestry unknown, than 118 pounds middllng, plus 511 pounds those which have a certified pedigree, garbage. but cost a/little more. 8, 320 pounds barley, ground, plus In selecting a ram here are some of 16 pounds middlings. the polnb to look for: See that be 7. 252 pounds barley, ground, plu has the mascu!in.e stamp.  is in- 126 pounds middlinb., pins 30 pounds die, ted by a short broad face, large digester tankage." broad nostrils short thick neck and 8. 209 pounds barley, ground, plus general ruggedness. 209 pounds mlddllng plus 20 pounds See that he has a good eonstltuflon digester tankage. and n ample chest capacity. This is d,cated by the epg end depth of Good Feeds for Growing rib, a good fore rib, and a short strong back. A good condition of fleece and Pigs or the Brood Sow sidn is essential and can be observed by feeling of the fleece. It should be A mixture of 60 pe.r cent barley and dense and of good length. The skin 40 per rent oats will be a good mix. is pink when the animal is in good tre for growing pigs or brood sow hedth. Fleece that is dry indicates This mtxture would be improved upou unusual conditions, by making It 40 per :ent barley, 30 The ram should be close to the per cent cats, 20 per sent mlddling ground and have a quiet disposition, and 0 per cent tankage. For fatten- ing pigs a ration of 90 per sent Mush care should be taken in picking i bariev and 10 per cent tanka a ram and the results will show very soon. It is as essential to pick a good or 60 per cent barley, 80 per cent mld- dllnrs, and 10 per cent tankage ram as it Is to have a good sire for the be found qtisfactory. cattle. Concentrates Necessary Growth and Development to Insure Thrifty Sows of Pigs Must Be Rapid The amount of coneentrate neces- The pigs should be fed grain sary to insure a thrifty sow and a finished as early ns po.sible If the thrifty litter is small. And only in pork is to be economically produced. rare cases will It be necessary to buy Orowth and development of plg supplements. On dairy farms no bet- should be rapid If the bacon is to be ter protein feed can be given than the profitable. A little neglect at thls skim milk. If milk is not available, critical season may retard the growth alfalfa, dover, soy bean or cowpea of pigs. When the pigs are to be hay will be satisfactory. This hay finished they may be confined In pens should be fed In low racks nd may unless there is a luxuriant pasture be placed In the lo to be consumed whence plenty of grain may be fed. at will. Rubbing Pole Hell Cattle, Cause of Chick Lo. A "rubbing-pole" helps cattle clean Diarrhea, which often causes heavy themselves..It is set on posts so cattle losses In chicks, may be caused by can reach It with neck and back, and allowlng the little chicks to cat feed eoered with sacks smeared with crude that has accumulated on the ground, oH. The cattle will rub their necks on feeding floors or  hoppers where it It or get under and rub the "grubs" out ing cattle, horses, dry cows, and stock becomes moist and moldy or sour. of their basks." cattle require less;and pigs but little. Goose Eggs $caroe. Have 8ow= in Good Flesh, Poor Hoe Management. I Goose eggs are hard to get. Not It is always Important to ave the : The lagging step, dull eye, and many years ago they sold at 25 cents sows In good flesh condition at farrot rough coat tell ltter than words the each or less, and last year during the  time, and it is equally importa lack of Judgment in feeding and ma [ laying seaon they sold from 40 to to feed them enough bulky and suee allement Of the we horN. |  eeqtz ea- km.L feeds to prevent consttpaUon. Fltl Pinkham'g Beloit, Wis.--''MY brought on something me much, it would help me. a year now and it ful result& I 110 rounds My riends all health. I will be letters that women Mrs. woman suffering : Don't become incub]e pef liver, Guaranteed. Three  Lmk for th. mm FR'EC-00 Now Is the T'.. to t U#y There'8 oellng ---double these homely irpot Simply Eet druggtst nornlnE Ittd the worst while the tlrely. It /s ounce ta needed 8kin ad Slain it Be ure to thine, u thts l monelr Imek ff it Heard on He---"'Wnat are ingY" She--"Oh, making some To insure linens, use Red laundry. It The provoking It is so easy to to get out of. Drinking to a his life. FOR Foe ov 0 remedy hiss General orating GREEN