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Heifer for Farmer leave a heifer that she will producer of milk been. She will it is claimed, feed and energy of body fat. years to overcome necessary loss la If the heifer, or IS bred too young sorts is liable to of the animal leaving or the actual o fecundity may is not com- te be unsafe, it is method. It will maintenance, ow- length of time the non-productively. Stock the name pro question In the as to whether it is breed sows to far- are twelve months to foal at three breed ewes to lamb a thirteen to fotLt The breeder has animals bred [ as those named will or the off- normal. On the operations can ages the breeding will be prolonged, from each and, other the profitableness will be greater. to follow such It is appar- do follow they are to in one of the fol- of the young her ulfimate The vigor and thrift laay be below tht of mature animals. in the size of 4. Loss of fecundity dam at time of gtv- are, of course" have attafhed full are still growing. at the beginning average farm has discovered are neltser There Is reason there is a right and to first breed, but to be available. Bull to mt Points of a herd bull the considered are the la $.he herd, and natural fleshing, of" conformation to Dr. C. W. of the animal hun- Kansas State the females of the the most careful Dtoetor MeCmpbell ll-eful study of the a bull can be se- the weakest as well as add to a constant tendency to their smaller tht most economical profitable size Ij by the use of important con- as It is a@ to seproduce i Which the bull him- Is indicated by evi- especially in the a bull and by the he manifests. ultimate" purpose the amount of or the nurai should receive rSlue because of the Possessing it will produce glxen md sell for higher than animals quality. It Is In- coat of hair, a soft general smoothne type of animal one with an even- straight lines, square ends, ground, and to kind of cattle that a bull of stm- Good Bulls often Just happen. of mating good '?Like begets Scrubs y scrubs. hull when bred to to scrubs will are profitable have good backward if very good bull. Machine. properly fed WOODVTLLI00 RgI'00MOAW. I E "" OUR AGRI Farfia--ly I--teresting to Farmers-,Tersel, Told in Picture and Story !   - Daioi Live Stock, Paul., Road Improvement,, Home - | Building, Horticulture, Etc. =_ ....,...tmm..n,, e.m.,,mmmm....mmm.m Garhc Cause of Anti-Barberry Plans Big Wheat Loss ! Have Been Enlarged [ LIVE STOCK  nat? Aga.:: pri)lodCT" Adds 300 Field Men. Indigestion in Horses Resultof Poor Feeding LONGER LIFE IN VILLAGES Tranquility and Comfort of the 8mailer Places Are Conducive to Longevity. A small Missouri town of little more than 200 people numbers 80 who are four-score years old, while another of 300 or 400 has 120 octogenarians, Thls. then, Is the secret of longev- ity: Life In the village. The fountain of youth appears to be very dose to the town pump. Far from the madding crowd's ig- noble strife, with nothing exciting to interest or perturb, man or woman may live and live as tranquilly from season to season a the trees and 'ther objects of nature. DieL too, mast coital Cold storage never blights with its frigid fingers the food that the ancient villager finds upon his table, even the butter being preserved from dissolving Into an ole- aginous paste by being kept In the little fin bucket, tile rusty-bound bucket, the frost-covered bucket thal hangs in the well--If lee is hard to get. It is, then, the city that kills? Is that where the figures are added to the death rate? Although each city is proud to boast that it Is lowering them. The village keeps few tables of a- tistics and has no carefully chosen !, regimen, but the people go on and on into the twilight of old age without the slightest concern for vitamines and calories; and very llttle, indeed, for germs, microbes, bacilli ad bac- teria. That world of inflnltesima is unknown to them.--F. H. Coltler In the St. Louis Globe-Democrat" NUT TREES OF GREAT'VALUE Not Only For Their Preduct, but for Their Timber, They Are Higkly Desirable. The American Tree association, an organization devoted to the encourage- ment of arboriculture, asks wlkv nut trees should not be planted along the waysides of this country, both for use and beauty. The obvious answer is that they shotrtd. It happens that the nut trees of this country are almost without exception desirable, not only fo-teir nuts, but for every reason that mkes tree-planting worth while. They are mostly trees of large size; they are beautiful ; and when they are cut the timber which they supply is of high quality. In his recent work on "Tree aa Good Cltlaens," Charles Latrop Pack mentions an instance where a black walnut grew from the seed in Penn- sylvania and bore seven nuts In Its fourth year. That. of course, was an extraordinarily precocious walnut, but the tree in ordinary cases grown rap- idly enough to satisfy any reasonable mall and, unlike the growth of poplars and soft maples, it lives to great old age.Detrolt Free Press. More Community Houses. The community house Idea Is one which Is gaining in popularity In many towns. Petersborough, N. H., has S fine modern building for the purpose which was designed In the Georgian style. There is a hall with a seating capacity of 200 to 300, which is used for various social meetings ; three rooms, which are occupied by the Hi. t toricai society's collection, as well as ]one lng which ia used for the roms of the men's club, and another for the i women's. The building was the gift ',to the town of former Gay. Robert Bast and his mother. Hamilton, Mass., too, can tast a community house, also in Georgian style. It was given as a war memorial by a prominent citizen These r only few of the tow which in one form or another are thus showing their realization of the value of co- operation and community spirit. Paint Good Investment. Paint wlll do wonders for a home. It brings refreshing appearance" gives a pleasing touch and always in satlsfactlon to the owner. Probably you have noticed when one home own- er paints his dwelling that the paint- ing germ soon Inoculates all the other home owners near that property. It is an infection that works for better homes. A few dollars for paint is Ways a good investmenh Home Really an Investnumt. Your home should be looked upon M an inveatmentnot as a speculation- The return which home would pay you nd your family is not to be mes ured alone by the money and rent saved. From dozen different angl it will prove to be the best invest- ment of your life.---Charles G. Ed- wards, president of Real Estate Board of New York. Club for Boy's Has Paid. Yaklma, WSh., reports a decrease efficient animal of 50 per cent in Juvenile delinquency for the con- Sine e the Yaklma community sm'vlee of the fields i organlsed a club for boys which has of the highest an athletic, civic and educational pro- propertle for gram. Imperative Things. Bred What [8 needed Is the trail:roUes that "4mhey are that order and cleanilne, care nd for 9qe bred apprecitlon re bsolutely ementlai time to the city beautiful, whether It exists th, tn fact or  u the 4ream If ma Containing It. ttpaJeed by the United Stain Delrtmt of rlulture.) Wheat containing the bulblets of garlic or wild onion Is discriminated against by millers and often is sold at price ranging from 20 to 50 per cent lower than No. 2 Soft Red Winter, ac- cording to the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture. The farmer in the Atlantic coast region from Massa- chusetts to Georgia and a far inland as Missouri, where garlic is prevalent, harvests the garlic bulblets wlth hls wheat. These re about the slze nd shape of wheat grains, and the two are difficult to separate, so that wheat containing them can be sold only at a dlsconnt. Bread made from garilcky flour, especially It eaten warm, ha a pronounced odor and garlicky flavor. The money loss from garlic rtu Into millions at dollars annually. Damage nd Lou." A gurvey made hy the department of the damage and loss resulting from this weed in the state of Maryland and part of Pennsylvania where it Is par- ticularly bad, shows that practically all wheat produced in Maryland is In- fested with garlic. Garlicky wheat has decidedly lower milling value than wheat free from garlic, due to the greater rlsk from spoilage, to extra cleaning or preparation required for (Prep by the United Stat Dprtmeltt of Agriculture.) Over 300 flbld men were added on July 2 to the force conducting the orlglwM farm-to-farm survey for com- mon barberry bushes under the direc- tion of the United States Department of Agriculture. It is planned to eom- plete the survey of all territory in the eight states West of the Mississippi river which are la the barberry-erad- cation area by the end of the year.. Field work has been going forward since May, attention being given main- ly to resurvey work and the treating of sprouting and escaped bushes with cheuflcals, The use of common salt or crushed rock salt applied to the crown of the bushes is finding favor among farmers because of its eflicie-cy la kill. ing the plants and its ease of applies- Lion- A recent report to the depart- ment stated that out of 600 bushes treated with salt in a single area, but two were found on the reaurvey that were not completely killed. Surveys will also be conductc In five states east of the Mlsallppi river, but present indications are that it will not be possible to complete the original farm-to-farm survey in this section in less than two years. A number of 'e- surveys wlll be made to eradicate many of the escaped bushes, sprouts and seedlings which may have ap- peared in the area in which the original survey has been completed in the sac- Digestive troubles In the horse are often the result of injudicious feeding and watering, especially during the hot summer months when the horse is do- ing a full quota of work. It must be remembered that if the horse Is tired out and exhausted hls stomach and other internal organs are In the same condition and are not in a fit state to start to do their work, which is the proper digestion and assimilation of the food taken in by the animal. If the stomach Is unable to perform its work In normal manner and a large feed of oats is given It can easily be under- stood that the results are apt to be dis- astrous and lead to severe callas which often have a fatal ending. Many cilcs are due to feeding immediately the horse comes in from a hard spell of work and when he is heated and tired out. Being hungry, he starts in to eat rapidly, with the result that the stom- ach becomes overloaded and unable to handle the food. In a short time the horse shows signs of pain and restless- ness and the farmer has on his hands a very sick animal If the horse is ex- : hausted, allow him only a mouthful of water and feed a sloppy bran mash, which is easy of digestion, but the oats and hay must be withheld until tow animal is cooled and been well rzht,ed down. By that time, under the influ- ence of the bran. mash, the stomach will have recovered its tone and be In Motor to m Con00ort The Chrysler -er Sedan is moot popular for family use, becamm ;P"'*' i t affords comfort, weather protec- on and the home atmosphere all the year 'round for five people--yet may t economically oimmted with SUPERIOR only one or two pauengtfs. S-Pass. Sedan .Its power,.reUabm and low up- Keep appeal to men. Wom like it $860 me lines, fine upholstery. plate  windows with Teastedt reut, and fine fin.  &  M Everybody appreciates its great value at $860, L o. b. Flint, Mic]l. Prk f.b. J,t. 8uPimJoJt ltmdee 8UPgiUOit Tourtmt " " " suPJoa uemt ,e " SUPEglOIt  SUMltlOIt " " : Chevrolet Motor Company of Gau,,,d t/ Ceneemkm Detroit, Michigan HIs Trouble. "My stars:" aurprisedly ejaculated I a tourist who had topped in the big road to ask a direction. "What makes !flint lad scratch hlhself so vigorous- ' ly./, Forest Problems Aute. l%ery year makes the forest lem of the United tates more says Col. William B. Greeley, the forest service, United States partment of Agriculture. The pro :i milling, to the lower flour yields ob- tained, to the greater cost of manu- facture, and to the lower market value of the flour product. Discounts for flour made from garlicky wheat vary from 25 cents to $1 a barrel. Bulbiets Sown Each Year. Methods of eradication through readily applicable cultural practices suggested by the department have proved to be successful wherever em- ployed" yet the survey zhows that large quantities of the bulbleta are be- ing sown each year, through failure to get clean seed or through a failure to realize the exteRt of infestation in the seed being so-n. Estimates made from samples taken from grain drills In the Madland fields In the fall of 1921, show thv.t as blgh as 20U.00) bIblets to the acre were sown with the wheat in one case, the minimum being around 3,000 per acre. Nearly every farmer interviewed admitted that there was a small amount of gar- lic in his wheat, but frequently this small amount upon analysla proved to be 50 or more buiblets for each pound of wheal Killing Potato Bugs by Using Arsenate of Lead Arsenate of lead is one of the best poisons to "use, and for a liquid spray should be mixed at the rate of 1.5 pounds of powdered arsenate of lead to 50 gallons of water. In small amounts one-half ounce or one heap- ing tablespoonful to a gallon of water gives the same strength. A little water should first be added to the powder and stirred until It makes a thin smooth paste. Thls paste can then be stirred Into the required amount of water and the solution is ready for use. With good dusteror dust gun a mixture of one part powdered arsenate of lead and fifteen parts of air-slaked or hydrated lime will be quite effec- tive In killing the beetles. A mixture of one part of paris green to twenty parts of lime is also effec- five. If no dater is available the mixture can be applied by shaking it on the plants through a cheese-cloth bag. The dust sticks to the plants better if applied when the dew is on --F M. Page, Missouri Experiment Station, pasturing Sweet Clover to Prevent Woodiness Sweet clover has been condemned by many because it grow too rank and becomes so woody that stock will not eat IL This is true if it is not pastured heavily enough to keep it down. But if enough animals are kept on It ao that It does not get more than nine or ten inches high, new shoots will be produced contlnuomsly which will be tender and palatable. If enough stock Is not available to keep the sweet clover at the proper height, part of it should be mowed for hay, say the agronomists of the Nebraska Agricultural college. It should be mowed high enough (leave stubble av least elgitt laches tall) so that. plenty of live buds are left on the side of the sterns to produce a new crop. Un- like alfalfa, It does not send up new shoots from the crown after it has attalrred considerable growth the second year. Refilling Small Silos When Somewhat Empty Farmers with small silos, who can- not store enough lags to run them all winter, can makt their supply" last longer If they will cut their corn, shock it, and when the silo becomes somewhat empty refill with the shocked corn. This kind of silage is better feed an the shecked corn direct from the field although It is not a good as the llage that was put into the lie when lhe corn was at the righ age. It has be found that placing new dings on the old will not hurt either. ;moulded there is no moldy silage on oztlm Lions already sdrveyed. Keep Seed Grain Pure; Rogue Foreign Plants Aa you travel along the country roads how many grain fields do you see which have not a liberal sprink- ling of other kinds of grain in them? In the winter wheat you will usually see some heads of rye sunning them- selves five or six inches above the level of the field, and in the ots oc- casional bunche of silvery whiskers give away the hiding place of stray barley plants, declares E. B. Holden of the agronomy department of the Wisconsin College of Agriculture. "While It Is difficult to keep the grain absolutely pure, the mixture can be kept reasonably clean by going through a portion of the field, after the grain is headed out, and pulling the foreign plants. A large enough patch should be rogued to provide seed for next year's acreage. By fol- lowing this method each second or third year the grain can be kept nearly pare," he declares. Rosen Rye Superior as Fall Pasture for Hogs Rosen rye is coming, to be recog- nized as one of the best late fall pas- ture crops for swine, say the farm crop apeclalista at Iowa State college. Th crop is especially adapted to poor and under-cultivated soil. Rosen rye, which was developed at the Michigan experi- ment station, has been found superlog to other varieties at the Iowa station, Bye finds one of its best uses as fall pasture for swine. For thi purpose it i should be seeded during the latter part of August or in the month of Septem- ber. A seeding of from two and a half' to three bushels per acre Is recom- mended. Rye winters very well and can be used again In the spring as a pasture or harxested for graln. Rye may also be ground and used in II slop as a hog feed. Spray Will Keep Flies Away From Dairy Cows One cent per head per day, invested in spray, will keep the flies away, Temper can be saved and the mllg supply increased by truing the follow- ing home made fly repellent while milking: 4 qt& coal tar dip, 4 qtL fish oil 3 qts. whale oil, 1 qts. oil of tar and 3 pounds laundry soap. Bring the whole up to 80 gallons by adding lukewarm soft water. This amount will spray ten cows" twl daily for forty days. Cockerels and Pullets Need Separate Runways If possible, cockerels and pulleul should be separated as soon as sex can be determined for obviously the former being stronger, will get more thn their share of feed. As they d veiop the better brds can be selected for egg production and mating ptu poses. In selectin young birds, m- sfltutional vigor hi of paramount Im- portance. Sandy Clay Loams Best for Growing Raspberry The red and purple raspberry va- rieties, such a the Clthbert and Lowdon, seem to grow best on sattdy clay loam, while the black caps, of which the Gregg is perhaps tha leading variety, are planted by ex- perienced growers on rich clay loams, but neither" the red nor the black are Over particular and will do well oli any well drained fertile loam Water Supply Essential for Pigs During Summer Watch the Igs' water supply. You can help him help you make a profit thin summer by giving him a chariot to make the beat possible use of feetL It I absolutely essential for the pig to have plenty of dean wat at ,all a fit state to digest the regular rations. "His last year's chiggers, lp'tu-- Indigestion in colt may result from i reckon," replied Gap Johnson of the Irritation of teething, from the re- I Rumpus Ridge.Kansas Ctty ttar. movai of the dam at too early an age, [ or sucking when the dam is heated or l Bal ,', st h has been too long a time parted from i the foal. In older animals indigestion i [C tony he due to d0000ive debilit' I 'rasp {fedUp of the stomach ; Improper and Irregular i U feeding are also common causes. Ind,- ] T00ght With Gas gestlon with engorgement arises from ravenous eating, filling the stomach to i an excessive degree. "I was fearful we were going to lose In ordinary eases of chronic indigen- our little boy. He couldn't eat any- tlon flrat examine the teeth, and re. thIng and hla little stomach was all move the cause of irritation from puffed up with gas and felt tight and them; next carefully consider the diet i hard. A neighbor told me about the horse Is fed, and see that it Is mad-  Teethlna and I stopped everything erate In quantity, nutritious and of-else and gave him that and now he fr(l at reilar Interval% and when these are dame It will be time to think of medicines. Generally, It will be advisable to give a mild purge of oil with ginger, fol- lowed by a tonic made of bicarbonate of soda and powderl gentian, each half an ounce, and powdered nux voml- ca, 20 grains, given as a dose twice day. Essential Features of Self-Feeders for Hogs Pigs that are to be fattened for mar- ket, says Arthur L. Andern, who is in charge of the hog se'-don of the animal husbandry division at Univer- sity farm, will make the most rapid and economical gain if put on a self- feeder. The time required for the hogs to reach the marketable weight is reduced by this system of feeding. Also the labor bill Is cut down mate- rially. The free choice yem, or allowing the ho,s to select feeds to the amount of their own wanting, has been found a satisfactory plan. The wants of the pig are a good criterion of his bod- ily needs. Self-feeders vary a great deal tn minor festur of constrnetiom The tsentlai features, mys Mr. Anderson are: 1. Substantial and rainproof con- truct on. 2. A V-shatd hoppar to Insure a constant supply available to the pigs. 8. A small opening at the base ot th hopper ta control the escape of feed, and adjustable fo the various kinds of feeds. 4. A trough fror'J which the hogs may eat, so constructed as to prevent the waste of feed. A sef-feeder having theae featuree of construction can he made In sn or- dinary farm workshop and will be found very practicable. Silage More Profitable Than Corn in Feed Test The Iowa expximent station In feedn steers found that a full ration of lave (52 pounds) and no corn gave larger profits than a full ration of torn nd a half rattan of silage (27 ponnd}, linseed meal and alfalfa bay being fed to both lots of steers. "/'he lot that r,celved a full ration of shelled earn and a half ration of sfisge gave a profit per steer of $15.82 while the lot that received no shelled earn and a full raton of silage gave tl profit of g2fl.ll. The farmer of Iowa have been bnllddn l hy the thnands and In a few years there wlll be one on every f.rm In the state. The same should be tre In iorado.R. V. f?lark, (,Io'ra Altrlcultural College, lrt t'llin, (alo. Vigorous, Healthy Hogs May Withstand Cholera Hog cholera Is s germ disease llko typhoid fever, and unlems the germs are present on the farm It is uttey lmpogslble for hogs tO take tt from feeding stuffs of any kind, for If the germ is not there there can b no cholera, and even though it may be hogs in rigorous health may tt but if for any reaon they weakened th are lmteteily hs 16 teeth and Is the Jolliest llttle fellow In the world," wrltes Mrs. O. E. Grimes, Colqultt, Ga. Here Is nether striking instance where much suffering and anxiety cluld have been avoided had Mrs. Grimes known of Teethina and had given It at the first sign of trouble. ' Teethlna Is sold by leading drug- gist or send 30 to the Moffett Labe- l ratortes, Columbus, Oa., and receive a full size package and a free copy of Moffett's Illustrated Baby Book.--- kdverflsement.) Ikslf-Supporting Students. Of the whole enrollment of students at the University of Washl,gton dur- Ing the current school year, 63.93 per cent are either partially or entirely self-supporting, according to statis- tics prepared by E. B. Stevens, execu- tive secretary. The war has made table linen yery valuable. The use of Red Cross Ball Blue will add to its wearing quallLies. Use It and see. All grocers.Adver- tisement. Agitation. "It has been hinted that you are an agitator." "That' unjust," replied Senator Sorghum. "During a campaign the crowds seem comparatively cahn. rm the one that's agitated." Outlura 8oothe Baby Rash That itch and I/urn, by hot baths of Cutlcure Soap followed hy gentle anointing of Cut|cura Ointment. Nothing better, parer, sweeter, espe- tally if a little of the fragrant Cuff- eera Talcum is dusted on at the fin- ish. 25c each.Advertisement. How easily one "remembers some one's name when there is no necessity for it. lem has two main features. The feature Is the rising east of products, which is due prima_HIy heavier transportation charges more and more distant sources of ply. The second feature is productive condiLion of of land which are not adapted to olture. / uniform/ty d Maxw House is, to the methods of and packing, embodying hhy years experience in blending a coffee unvarymg tn and de0000lincss.00.,, HOUSE CO W. N. U, MEMPHIS, NO.  ull of Nutri "