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Treatment college re- In Is There which there has hens from, this a letter stating that the flock at In considerable &apos;man, due Production, and the flocks Where It IOc rather than suffering from it turn pale around mopy and ire- laying Is re- a condition of tuberculosis it Is exam- th'enL The bird up. If the liver and with white or varying in size to a pea or tubercles. of dead tissue that the action of the the tuberculosis developed there- often found on the lungs and bones and spteen. the disease give of the tuberculosis droppings. Other tching around birds pick up heir feed and grit Is found in s flok off all the b'rds. on examination do of the disease may that show the by burning quicklime. In which the shotfld then be and thoroughly apI41catlon of a g spray, as quick- # runs should be quicklime and then Even after such be preferable to on fresh ground flocks that are Now Infertile Egg has exactly the eggs  does used to hatch in hot weather a blood ring for food or mar- ia the great en- fertile and In- poultry pro- nests cle.wn r; to provide one in order that mad too often ga'ther eggs twice cool, dry room gs at least tw and pasture Produce infertile quality. In Weeks after the from the flock Y'aid infertile eggs. with male eggs. but as a the fowls being being overfat, or to! enough green Other Birds range from are raised. The where they are sure to wash drinking water eOUr mlllL This the hens or Ire- troughs are on a limled Plenty of tender need a lot of range wlttre the geese ad some of the the cost goose meat. is due to the eatert feed. Is Stock and cape, White, de, from poultry- and prolific, R and us- green shoots and succulent the closeness e-hake out weeds. Well, are rel- laying hens little chicks. come from as Ply- Reds and on an est,- Of, the her D l THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN. WOODVILL.. IKIPI == . s -- _--  = Ig t ffi = t OUR AGRICULTURAL l-'At/E -- _, ---- .am - i dl - - Told m .d - | - =-- = " i - - Dairying, Live STY., Poultry, Road Improvemem, Home - | i " Bui00nTZ, Horticulture, Etc. =ffi | WIilIIilHIII[IIIH' : -ffi .... - - IIIIlIIIIilIiIIIIIIIIIIillUilIIIlUlIIIIIiIIIIilIIllUlIIIIIIIM 4MIIIWIIIllIilIIIIIIIIillH|IIIIIIIIill HI ,11 n n ,,=--ff Dairy Forecasts England's Live Stock I[ [I \\;V/11 Will Be-Issued Is Denied Admission /']I1' @l f--f 0#/  Kept Out Because of Foot  -2, ..J2.'.  il !1% S ervice Enabl Daen and Mouth Disease. tlj u  u tartan AneactinLightox : ( :-- , - : = Future Prospects. "' , '"" '" s,........, More Summer Fattening of Cattle Is Suggested More summer feeding of young cat- tle for market is suggested by W. H. Peters of te animal industry division, Minnesota College of Agriculture. who has been watching market quotations on grain-fed cattle and finds that they are higher now than at any time yet this year. Market reports for the last ten years also show. he says, that in- variably good grain-fed cattle, espe- 'lally yearlings, have sold for high prices through AugusL September and October of each year. He believes there is a suggestion in this circum- stance that should be used to advan- tage by Minnesota farmers. Professor Peters does not overlook the objections raised to the fattening of cattle on grain through the summer months There is. of course, the dif- ficulty of secnrlng suitable feeder eat- tie in the aping. Ordinarily cattle on feed do not make gd gains through the hot weather and fly season: also, all available labor on the farm is need- ed" for farm-crps work through the summer season. BUt he believes It Is possible to overcome these objections, and against them there is the great advantage of a high price for the fin- lhed product through the late sum- mer and early fall months. "Summer feedImz." he ays, "should perhaps be confin,d to yearlings or baby beeves, as tt is the handy weight fat beefy carcas from the 1,000 to L- L--pound steer tha is in greatest de- mand through the gummer and early fall By starting In wlth a group of go heefy calves In the fail when they are weaned and carrying them through tke winter on alfalfa or dover hay and silage wlth a medium grain ration, not getting them on full feed until in April or May and then push- Ing them until sold in August or Sep- tember, the feeding of such cattle ,'an be accomplished economically. Many! feeders of baby beef cattle would be money ahead had they carried cattle that were sold last May and June until now. "By giving year!tug cattle the run of a darkened, well-bedded shed during the da.vtlme In summer, so as to pro- tact them from the file& and turning them out to a good grass past'are at night, at the same time keeping them In s full-Teed of grain, they will make almost as good gains as In wnter; The labor of caring for them Is also some- what le and the usual higher price received for grain-fed cattle In late summer and early fall will more than make up the difference In the higher cost of labor and glower galtm made." Prejudice Against Heavy Lambs in Many Quarters Of late years there has been a growing prejudice among consumers against heavy lambs. There Is no doubt that the texture of meat of a large animal Is coarser than that of a small one, but. the difference is so slight that it would taJte a scientist to diteover it. The real trouble Is that in certain quarters the word lamb has be- come rather elastic. It has been ap- plied to sheep of all ages with the rult that the consumer feels It safest to purchase the smallest spec- imens he can find and is ummlly will- ing to pay more for this kind. In reality lambs are no exception to the general rule. Small animals of other classes are not usually pre- ftwred to large ones. There Is no doubt that lamb properly _grown up to 175 or 150 pounds" weight ,is better food than the same lamb marketed at 90 or I00 pounds, At the later weight he should be consumed without any eagle- Sometimes the heavier breeds are marketed tn an nnflnlgbed condition for the purpose of keeping the weight 1 within what is considered the margin i of safety. This practice should be di- I coUraged for the quality of meat pro- duced must certainly be of a low class. The way to overcome the difficulty with Iambs of heavy breeds is to begin to feed them for market a couple of months younger than Is necessary wlh the smaller breed Question of Labor in Considering Fall Pigs If fall pigs are being cosldered" the question of labor arises. They might perhalm require a board or two nailed over the cracks In the old hoghoue. or a little more bedding and a little more energy spent occasionally In trig that their wants are properly gupplled. But theme items ave well taken care of as labor at that time of the year. vis. tats fall and winter, h forced by nature to take thlng more or less easy. Manner of Controlling Principal Insect Pests Hog lice, mange, mites and fleas ale the principal Insect pests of the hog. For lice and mange rubblnl posts or oiled walow will usually give relief. The fleas are often trou. blesome in breeding houses and open sheds In early spring. Clean oat all bedding and spray with coal oil or stock dip. Repeat at intervals of a week until the put is e0mlMetely cot ]PreDred by the Unltod States Department of ArieuRure.) To enable dairymen to plan their operations in the light of future pros- pacts as indicated by avallahle sta- Ustics on current milk production. prices, stocks, and changes in dairy herds, the United States Department of Agriculture is inaugurating a spe- cial reporting service In the leading dairying state& A tentative plan of reporting has heen drawn up and is to be tried out in an experimental way in New England. New York and Wisconsin. An effort will be made to forecast as far in advance as po. sible the number of dairy cows on farms and prospective milk produC- tion. information Requested. Thousands of dairymen in the vari- ous states are to be requested to re- port each month to the department the number of dairy cows and heifers on farms at the end of the month, to- gether with the number of heifers and calves under a year old being raised for dairy tows. Information will also be obtained regarding the number of dairy cows and heifers bred each month, the number of heifers freshening with their first calves and the number of other cows freshening each month. An effort will be made to obtain in- formation as to sales of dairy cows and heifers fo slau;hter, as well as the number of deaths monthly. Fig- ures will be obtained ou the produc- tion of milk and the number of eowa milked. It is expected that a suffi- ciently large number of dairymen can be induced to co-operate in the work to provide the basis for state-wide es- timates. The new service Is In resnse to a l long-felt need for more complete In- i formation concerning the trend of the dairy industry. Dairymen have been watching with Interest the progress of the system worked out by file depart- meat with regard to live stock and at, 'results became den!laMe an increas- ing number of dairymen nd milk pro- ducers' asciations have requested the department to inaugurate a sim- Ilar system In the dairy Industry. At the present time approximately 80.00 farmers cooperate In the live-stock service and it Is plann! to Increase the number to 50.000. A departure of Interest to dairymen will be to request, live-stock producers to report separ- ately the number of cattle of the beef type. It IS planned also to include in the dairy reports Information concern. tug feed and pasture conditions. CO-OlmPatlen Urged. All dalrymn are urged tO eo-opete with the Deartmmt of Agriculture in this new work by promptly filling out the reports received from the depart- meal All individual reports will be considered confidential, only totals and percentages of change from month to month to--be published. Each dairyman reporting will receive per- sonal copies of the final monthly state- ment issued by the department to- gether with the statistics of various dairy products manufacture, stocks In ltorage, and market Information gathered from manufacturers, dis. trtbutors and handlers of dairy products. Kill SMped Cucumber Beetle With Nicotine Cucuml3ers. squash, pumpkins, and the related crops can be protected from the inroads of the striped cu- cumber beetle by applying a fourth to s half ounce of nicotine dust, con- taining four per cent nicotine, to each hill. The dust not only kills the in- sects that come in contact with It, but tt acts as a repellent. If it Is applied properly it drives the beetle from the cracks tn the soil at the base of the #ant, and so prevents very serious injury. Even a cheese cloth sack wlth which to dust the vines Is efficient on a small area. but a larger area will pay for a reular duster. Such a duster also aDplles the powder in such a way that beetles cannot escape de, etruction by flight. Contented Cows Always Make Highest Returns In the barn of a large and weft equipped dairy In Wisconsin is a large placard cotmplcuomfly posted which reads : "No Swearing Allowed--These Are Contented (ows." "It Is a stringent Pule on all our Stock farms," says the manager, "that harsh laaguage or unklndnen toward the cattle is absolutely for- bidden. Strange as It may seem. a cow is as responsive to pleatmnt treatment as a human being In. If you are mean to a cow she L pretty apt to return the meanness. Tbere- fore we preach hove optimism. We keep our cows contented and we find they give more and hatter milk." It Is Difficult Task to Determine Age of Cow more difficult to determine the age of a cow than of a horse. A cow's age may be determined from her teeth and horns. The number of "an- nual rings" on the horns, plus two. for example, usually gives the animal's age, but remembering that the pairs of nine motha of Agriculture ) Because of the persistence of foot- and-mouth disease in England, tim United States Department of Agrtcul- turn has been unahle to LLft the ban against the impartation of live stock from that country. American import- er of live stock had hoped that the outbreak of the disease which occurred on April , would be the last. and the department had giveu them reason to believe that permits for bringing in cattle, sheep, and swine from England would be issued after July L but the report of a new outbreak made it necessary to continue the embargo. This actiou of the department Is hardship on American importers wh@ would bring in stock from Engtand, but the welfare of the entire live-stock Industry In the United States demands that the utmost care be exercised ha keeping out such a dangerous enemy as foot-and-mouth disease. No impor- tations of ruminants and swine are permitted from countries where this plague is well established. In coun- tries where there are occasional out- breaks, England for example, the en- tire country must be free for period I. of 60 days before shipments may Im made to thls country. Destroy Weeds in Soy Bean Field While Youiag Farmers who are growing soy beans will find that It Is highly important to kill the weds while the plants are very young. Crops men at Iowa State college recommend cultivating the 7sung beans with the common harrow, rotary hoe or weeder. Soy beans are very hardy plants and, ext'ept for the time when they are Just coming through the ground arid are making their first two inches of growth, they may be harrowed regularly without being damaged. The college men ad- vise cultivating often until the beans are eight to ten inches high. Speclatl care should be given the cultivation when the beans are eight to ten Inches tall. A rotary hoe or weeder is effective In cultivating the beans and has an ad- vantage over the harrow in that It can be used'throughout a longer season. The Important thing, however, Is to keep the weeds out, regtardless of the Implement treed. Spread Manure on Land as Fast as It Is Made The very best way to get all of the value out of the manure on the farm is to put it on the land Just as fast u it is made. Manure ioes a large ImXt of its fertilizing value before It i used when It Is plied out of doors all summer, waiting for  peetal . Better get it on any erup otq Irmapent pasture Just . am qekly 134ibie rather than leaving it  out plies in this way. Am a matter of fact, experiments have hown that manure allowed to remain in piles through three, four or five months In the sum- mer frequently loses from a third to two-thrids of Its total fertilizing value. This is too serious a loss to be al- lowed to pass unheeded. Renew Strawberry Patch for the Coming Season At the end of the fruiting s of the strawberry patch It should be re. sewed for the following year. Re. newal will consist of barring off the old row so as to plow out the old plants, thus leasng the new plants beside the old row In a new soiL Keep the strawberry patch cultivated during the entire summer. Apple Scab Controlled by Spray Application Apple scab can be controlled by bor- deaux or lime-sulphur, but the eab must be watched for. VChen It first appears It will sh@w on the under side of leaves on varieties that are very susceptible. Little olive green patches will begin to form. As soon as these show their presence, spray Immlm should be put Into <'ommlion at once. "Lombard Is Considered Plum of First Quality Lombard Is one of the Domestlca or European type of plum and has been considered one of the best quab lty varieties. However, It IS like most of the European varieties In Its sus. EXAMPLE COUNTS FOR MUCH When One Citizen Makes ExterN)r of Hne Attractive, Others Will Be Found to Follow. A systematic effort I s been made for several years in (; ss county. Tex., by the hotae-dem,,c".rution agent'tc inspire a greater love for him through making It me attractive on the ex- terior ss we,". as on the interior. AS a rule her,= one family makes the yard attractive with plantings and give the house a freshening coat of paint or whitewash, others in the community soon follow. Emphasis haa been placed on neat- hess and suitable plantings which would be possible for even the simplest home. Trimness can be achieved at small expense If fences, gates, ahd teps are kept in repair. Vines. flow- ers, grassy lawns, trees, window boxel and flower beds cost relatively little If the members of the family are all will- Ing to do their share in planting and caring for them. The extension work* ar has brought out these points In encouraging the rural people to Im- prove the outMdes of their homes. The United States Department of Agriculture has received a report stat- ing that since home beautification work stab'ted In the county four years ago there had been the greatest interest in better understanding of artistic plant- Ing. Instead of the former hit or miSs astor ma of flowers, there is con- siderable harmony. Many yard and box plants are seen everywhere, even tn the poorest negro homes. There has been an sanual flower show at the Hughes Springs community. This year there was both a rose show and a chrysanthemum show in the county, Several women are making a successful business .f selling boxes, plant, s, slips, seeds, vines, and rustic staddL In eases where It has not been poible to paint, the home has bee white. washed. More homes are being re- modeled, painted, and screened than ever before. BELONGS TO EVERY CITIZEN C(mnunlty Building and Gymnasium in Maine Town First of It, Type in the State. Pirst of Its type in Maln will be the new community building and gym- nasium that Is belnE @rested in Woad- land, a correspondent there sssertL In Washington county, In a paper-mill town that grew up suddenly In the woods like a mnabtoom, plans are be- tug matm'lallz whlch provide for a one-4ffory structure. 0 by 80 feet. with room for basket ball anfi other Indoor games, wings in whleh spectators may sit, a rage that may be raised out of ]the way when not needed, provision [ for a moving picture booth In eompll- anee with the state law. storage ca- pastry for extra seats. 'rbls will ac- temmodate 030 people for community purposes; 800 where games are on. Other towns In the state are consider- Ing duplication of this bul]dlng--a combination of gymnasium and com- munity house--at moderate cost, with pomibilitles for great service. Blrd Protection Good IneJranee. The blrd-loverz of Brandon. Ma, Itre enjoying this summer the fruit of their forethought by arranging with the authorities to have the fair- grounds set apart as a bird sanctuary. |t Is admirably adapted, by Its abun- dance of trees, shrubbery7 and lakelet to attract and retain a great variety of birds ; and as they find themselves Mfe within Its precincts more and more will take advantage of the situ- ation. This is an example---fortunate- ly not alone---f what should be done by every community that can offer the birds anything of the sort. This Is not only one more argument for the general pulley of setting aside park spaces within or near even a small town. but It has the additional vattm of setting up a permanent estructive agent against the armles of insects that prey on village gardens and city parks as well ss on the crops of the rural agri,ulturisL "Many birds Is tht best Insurance. The Old Gardener Says. lrult trees In the home garden are worth more attention than they ever were before, because the country's mpply of fruit Is not keeping pate ceptibillty to rot, and for this read, n, with th demand. It Is advlsahle to It Is not grown so succa, sfully in the keep earefal watch of newly set trees souther or central states where the and to rub off any buds which start at brown rot is worse on the plum. a point where branches obvlousiy will not be wanteL This thumb pruning. Apply Fresh Hellebore at It is called, cau be kept up ad- to Tr. t'.__ ,', vantageonsly for several years, and /lll mTan worms "no other cutting w be needed nnless If the currant worm becomes rt- branches hae day'sped which cross ous when the fruit is nearly ripe, fresh hellebore should be used. As a spray, apply at the rate of four maces in two or three gallons of water; or the plants Lnay be dusted with a mix. lure of one wmnd of the material in five pounds of flour or air-slaked lime. Give Dairy Cows Access t to Water at All Times Give the dairy cows a to watee at all times If the sour*e of water In the pasture lot is a stream, preeauflot should-be taken to ee that it Is not each other or which have been brokelL Exchange- Has Done Splendid Work. " Dr. W. A. McKeever's dream of mffking American cities and commu- nities better places In which to live brought a dozen new schoo! hntldings, a half-dozen community welfare can. ter bulldlngs, as many new city hail& thousands of beautiful lawns, miles of paved streets, white ways and more fhan fifty playgrounds sad Psrka to cities fn Oklahoma during the better tfles contest conducted there In 1921 direettorL tO Kelly, editor of fo00r e Best Great Crusl and Unusual. IMvorce repGrt--MdL Snyder told the court her husband hit her In the bakery and broke her gas rauge. Every department of hotmekeepIng a@eds Red Cross Ball Blue. Equally good for kitchen towels, table lInen, |heats and ,piUoweam etc.---Adver- Nsemenr. The Bucket 8hopper. 'qO]ow did you come out of the stock market Y' I don't believe I ever got into the stock market. My money didn't last long enough to get me past the brokm"a office," 0utlcura for 8ore Hends. Soak hands on retiring In the hot tmd of Cuticura Soap, dry and rub In Cu- tlcura Ointment. Remove surplus Ointment with tissue paper. This is only one of the things Cutteura will do If Soap. Ointment and Talcum are used for all toilet purpose.Advertisement. Their Busy 8emma. TownieyHello, old man; tMngs humming out your way? Subbubs--Yes, mosquitoes. Gmall Town Bright Lights. The 100 per cent electrically lighte town of the Unlted States Is Joh town. Colo.. according to E. A. Thom. son, manager of the Fort Lupton Light and Power compa,y, that Suppl!es the current. Every home in town Is wired for electric lights and with few excep- tions all thee lights are used. I Baby WaS 3son Playing With Daddy Again "My baby cut two teeth at 4P month and cried o much I could hardly qntet her. Really I didn't know what to do tlil a friend said give her Tethina, which I did, Lud in a day or two she wge ,ugh- ing and playinff with Daddy asin. ho hem cut everM teeth since and they never gve her a bit of txouble." writes Mrs. Charles H. PartaAn, I Shell RosA, Mo- bile. AJa- Many a distracted mother would fin comfort and relief tf she would give her bab "Peethin& all throuffh its teething time. It 0othos the lnflamsd gums a relieves every distreming sympton Teethina Is seld b," leading drug or send 0c to the Moffett Laboratories. Columbus. Ga., and receive a full-else Sure Relief -" a**00o o, _,,. illustrated Baby Book.=-Advertlimment. Dasoribing It. FOR INDIGESIION "What kind of a place ,. yo.r ne,,h- boring hamlet of Slapdn,ielle?' Inqulredl a recently arrived guest. '*Well, I'll Just tell you," repJled the landlord of the tavern at Grudge. 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