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I from. and. by regulating the Stomach vr'-- . 1Ullu I[ a.d Bowels alds the .Imilatlon of Ib ]M II JR i a#| J ,, -,,I, L>,,n.,,,, Losses Than Cholera J L,IVr., ;3 | U,t. | t.  thm Food; giving natural sleep without I  qUa'== m.. I UU UC r ulu,  ,C['. | Far Quality, Flavor lad } J oplates. The genuine bears signature li" I   | ...... | llm ahd Package, _ Ill " ! ..... ,, ,'* , . Biggest Part of the Damage $****. get ../  --- "-'- uommg :eea eonoml- Comes From Wasted Feed. Iowa Testing Law Aids ..f__# cauy iS VJ.0SI lrouolesome " How Much Grain to Feed Problem of Breeders. Sne rais ff re.r l SIMPLE METHOD OF PUMPING NS California Inventor Has Utilized Old Principle With Results That Are Eminently SatiMactory. It Is said that a California inventor has utilized the principle of tile old river ferryboat in a plant for pump- ing water from a stream. The con- trivance consists of two parallel sweeps, 14 feet in length, attached to a reciprocating beam firmly anchored to the ground. The down- stream cn(] of the sweet,s connect with 16 verticM paddles arranged In two parallel rows in a suitable frame- work. The paddles are pivoted and have an angular movement of about 45 degrees. The pressure of the current against the paddle swings the sweeps across the river, where the angle of the paddles i. automat- ically reversed. Thus the sweeps move back and forth with the regu- larity of a pendulum. Attacted to a pumping unit on shore, the apparatus delivers $6 gallons of water a minute. --Washington Star. Baby's little dresses will Just simply dazzle if Red Cross Ball Blue is used in the laundry. Try it and see for your self. At all good grocers--Advert meal His Warning. It was his first great speech, and he win)ted It to be a success. His oration was long and passiomlte, and he wished to end It with a wamt- lng. He could have couched his warning In the old proverb about locking the stable door after the horse was olen, but that was too commonplace. He wanted sodiethtng original. He thought of something better. Then he shouted: "Don't, t beg you-- ffon't wait till the house tak fire be- fore you summon the firemen." !  taller gon make you fed better. One Thing He Could Do. "Spring." burbled Mr. Flubdub, "gets Into the very marrow of my bones. It t22-' _,'de bck to rn2z boyhood days, J brlnglng falr visions of mossy tanear I and old swimming holes. Spring, I gentle spring. It makes me think of I the wildwood, the meadows, the Imb- , bling brook, the lowing kine, the plpse of Pan, the little lambs. I am not , aahamed_gf my poetic fancies. ! love J a little lamb. But here I am, chained I to a desk. What can a desk do.* Still ! can go to a restaurant and order a Httle lamb," I And he dld. ! 1 l Of the Earth Earthy. I The lady had just lost her husband lLl land had gone to a summer hotel to rear. She often dreamed of her hus- C band and she would sometimes get up 4S, Tdam Z5. in the middle of the night to see If he wasn't walking about. Any little disturbance caused her to be fright- ened. One night mysterious ralm were heard on the wall of the sum- mer hotel. "Great goodness," cried the fright- ened woman in room 13. "I wonder If that could be my departed husband?" "No," growled the man ,.l room 14. "It's the people on the other floors killing mosquitoes with their slippers." t Another Mattar. j "I see you have taught your son to drive your car." t "Yes. That was quite a simple mat- t ter. What I am trying to do now l to teach him not to want the car the nights I want It." About 40 tons of bamboo are aval able from an acr amt Fever R complaint using GnEN COM; for S$ years of Ions experienco Of throgt ant by Dr. J. EL TRIAL BOX ad $I.OO at drg- EU OUILD C VIRvON. WOMEN AVOlg OPERATIONS the Used Lydia E.P00's Compound Interesting g no good, until my ter tndstad ou mY ,-  Lyre=  l, tnkam's Veget?le s CemL 8he said there.-- nouneg like |t  I know that =he wu right, /or I  to imRrove with the tint bottle and it hu km me more tore- aoffiin than anything eh I am able now to do anything on the farm or in my home ahd I recommend it to my triend"--Ln,t Evwtm, R.F.IX S, Box 44, Wit, on, N. C, Akron, Ohto." I  never Lydia E. Pinkh s Vegetable Com- pound too highly tot wlat it lure done for me. I lind aeh  ami weak- that the doctor told e nothin but an operation would.he p. me. But my mother had taken.e Vegetable Cmll andhe told me what It M done for her, and sol took ttmd I =m glad to tell every one tt it made me a strong womarb : save had two children since then.----mrs. IL G. Wmvrovn. 826 Gmt Street, Akron. Oh qNmBook upom "&iImema Hens of Various Breeds Most people who are attempting to put the flock on a scientific baals are perplexed as to the amount of grain which they should feed to their hens. Same people feed by measure, others by "handfuls" and most peo;,le by (PrIred b); the United State Depe-ment of Ag riculture.) Producing or otherwise obtaining their feed economically is the most troublesome feeding prtmlem of farm- ers who keep live stock. Thin wan from round wornm than frtrm hog cholera, areordlng to the department of anim husbandry of the New Jer- sey agricultural experiment station, but they do not attract so much atten- tion because few hogs actually die from worms. The damage comae from guesswork. Measure feeding Is probably to be condemned moe than any other method. Merely giving a quart pall of grain to the hens and letting It go at that is what causes so many poor flock records over the country. The hens should be fed all that they will con- mine, never by measure, yet measures can be used aa an indication of the amount they are likely to require. Morning feeding of grain should be Just sufficient to get the hens busy. Oats make a good morning feed and one quart to a hundred hens will keep them busy most of the morning, bUt where a balanced grain and mash ra- tion ls being fed you will not want to disturb It by feeding oats alone In the morning. Feed a small quantity of the grain mixture you are using In the morning, only enough to get the hen working and give them all they want at nlghL Experiments carried on by the fed- oral poultry farm authorities have brought out some interesting figures as indicating how much grain and mash by weight is required for fowls per day. General-purpose fowls, such as Rocks, Reds and Wyandottea, re- quire one quart of scratch grain and a quart and a half of mash per day for each 13 hens, or for each 16 hens of the smaller or egg breeds. This Is at the rate of 7 pounds each of grain and mash per day for 100 Leghorns and 9 pounds of each to 100 gen- eral-purpose fowls. Hens having range con.ume 75 pounds of feed in a year. while the Leghorns consume 55 pound in addition to the green food eaten. Table Scraps Important Item for Small Flocks Table .raps hecome an Important item for a small flock, but are of little vuL,_, for la(g n,,,-ers. The small flock will pay at all seasons, because the scraps lessen the cost of the food by permitting of the utilization of{ waste materials that would otheraMa t go into the slop barre_L For this rea. I son every family shuld keep a few hens, even if but half u dozen, and especially the families that live In the suburbs of cities and towns, or who have a space that can be utilized for that purpose. The greatest obstacle is the attempt to keep too many. Be satisfied with a few, and the cost will be le and the result more satisfac- tory. Turkeys in Confinement Need Careful Guarding Whose who grow turkeys in confine-. met must, of necessity, guard care- brought out emplmtically through a the amount of feed wasted In feeding questionnaire semt out by the United the worms and the k) of vitality of Staten Department of Agriculture the animals. Many lung diseases, e. which was answered by nearly 500 peetally pneumonia, occur as the dl- tarmex scattered over the country, rect result of worms. The replies showed that general exm- To combat the round worm traceea omy of rations, the cost of grain, and fully Its life cycle should be hor- the cost of protein represent about 52 oughly understood. Six to eight rail- per cent of the difficulties hi feeding. Ion eggs a year are laid by the re- These men classed balancing of re- male worm in the "hog's Intestines. tions next in Importance. Other prob- The eggs come out with the mnure. ;eros, such as labor, increasing pro- infecting every particle of food on duction, difficulties in wintering stock, the mrface of the hog lot. They will short pastures, and variety and pal- sunvive most conditions for at least a stability of feeds apparently were year. thought of only in connection with The egg are swallowed by the pig the prim:ilnit difficulties. That these in feeding and hatch in the Intestines. opinions are worth considering lu The young worm then work their way borne out by the fact that all of the through the walls of the lnsttne, men questioned were progressive fara- and Into the liver and blood stream, era and breeders, and the average pe- by which they are carried to the riod of their experience was 20 year& lungs. While in the Inngs they tony Adopt Balanced Rations. cause "thumps" or heavy breathing. During the two decades these stock Here they become active, crawl up the raisers have been working to get windpipe and cause coughing. Some ahead, many clmngeu have taken place are expelled from the mouth at this in Ue ways of feeding anlmal "le thne, but m(st are swallowed and then outstanding progre.aive step aken has remain permanently -In the lnt(stines. been the wide adopting of the bal- Several treatments for worms may anced ration. Other improvements in be followed: the order given by most of the five Withhold feed from the hog for 24 hundred farmers are more liberal feed- h(mra and give a capsule containing ing, feeding more legumes, better we- two grains of sartonin, three grains tar supply, providing minerals, feed- of aloln and eight grains of sodium ing according to production, feeding bicarbonate. Do not feed for eight or more protein, and more regular feed- Ing. At the same thne they list the common errors in feeding which are responsible for poor results, poor com- binatlozm of feeds being the one most frequently mentioned, followed by un- derfeeding as the next most effective reducer of profits. Following these in regular order, baaed on the numher of times mentioned in the answers, come lack of protein, lack of water, lack of legumes sudden change*; of feed, poor housing parasites, lack of slt, wmnte of feed. I,or ctuipment, and overfeed- m.m Practically all of these troubh are eas,;: v,c,.+able. ] Almost all of these 500 ittr-:rt-,m had l rahl at one time or another aeriioa, / gr,adea, and pure brads, and almOSt to a man they Joined in a paean of praise ] of the pure bred. Only 1 per cent of thegn reported that they had failed with improved stock. Most replies contained specific estimates showing the superiority of well-bred over ran- dora-bred aninmls, and when aver- aged It was brought out that these men .consider that pure brads nmke about 40 per cent better returns on feed used than common stock. It is interesting to note here that another questionnaire sent out by the depart- ment a year ago and answered by sev- eral hundred farmers showed that In their opinion pure brads have a gen- ten hotrrs after treatmenL and then give one to two tablespoonfuls of ep- semi salts or glauber salts in the feed ford every I00 ponnds live weight of tile hogs. One capsule Is sufficient for a pig weighing up to 75 pounds. l If eantonin cannot be procured, oH ehenopodlum, also known aa "oil of worm sel" may be utrd. Four tea- Onfuls mixed with one ounce of castor oil Is the usual do,e. The results wlll be mot sattfat-tory if the ell Is given alone rather than with the feed. Each pig shmdd be fated 24 hours b,fore treatment. If necessary, repeat the treatment In four to six week Late (dJ Houses May Cause Coid-and Iup Many poultrymen are finding t&.t poultry houues built too late tn the fal are apt to result in colds and roup. Before the birds, epectally pullets, are put in a new poultry house the floor as well as the lumber used In constrnctlon must be thoroughly dry. The essentials of a good poultry house at-., dryness, as this prevents colds and reap; fresh air, which keeps the bins in good health : tmnllght, nature's best disinfectant, and floor space so that during emfla.meut the birds will have rom to exerdse. fully against overfeeding throughout ' eral utility value a little more than 40 the summer, though in the absence of per cent greater than common stock. Infection caused by the presence of adult birds, there seems to be com- paratively little danger from black- head at this time. Hopper-feeding of dry mv, sh to birds in confinement has been found entirely safe at Purdue, where 60 were raised to the age of twelve weeks or more and a dozen raised to maturity, always in confine- mont. The dry mash, consisting of equal parts of hran and short wu kept before the turkeys tn hoppers. Roosts on Same Level Prevent Many Ailments The old-time stepladder roost, with: one round four or five feet from the] floor and the others loer tmtll the,i lowest is near the floor, takes up a] large share of space In the poultry t house, and Is unserviceable, as the hens will instinctively go upon the l high roosts in preference to the lower ones, some of tim fowls being forced down while others are injured by Jumping off In the morning. It la to hlgh roosts that bumblefoot and lame- ness may be attributed, and It Is cheaper to have low roosts, all on tl same level, than to doctor fowls for laraeneu. Many Use Self-Feeder The report prepared by the depart- ment on the results of this feeding in- vestigation contains many more in- teresting sidelghts on feeding and corroborates a number of tendencie that good observers must have su pected, For instance, of 400 who an- swered question, s regarding the use of self-feeders, 4I.5 per cent had used this method of feeding, leaving about I three-fifths yet to take up this econ- omy. At present the self-feeder seems to be used moly In hog raising dis- tricts and for poultry. In t.he Middle ! West more than half the farmers re- porting used it. The general senti- ment seems to be that this piece of equipment Is especially lted to hog and chickens, but a few farmers POULTRY NOTES = __ = _ _ --  = - .  _ _ --- Proper fees and feeding are the but poultry tonics.'" Whez the weather Is favorable nrery chick should spend time ea tl ground each day. Many thousands of dollars are 1o every year In the poultry Industry on account of carlotta diseases contraete4 in the yards where the laylag fowls are kepL Do not tolerate lck chicks in the flock. The initial cot 1 snmlL The risk in tr'jing to raise them I too great. Cockerels from early hatche orally mature more rapidly and at less expense than those of midsummer hatcheS. Small drinking fonntelns are alway becoming empty. Then the chicks suf- fer with thirst and when the fountain filled trample each la the fight for It for feeding calves and sheep. Nearly all of th who replied made comment on the feeding of si- lage, and practically 50 per cent of them use this feed. In the nor- eastern states, where dairying ls very generally followed, two-thirds of the farmers in the. list have silos. Al- though most of the silage ts fed to dairy cows. the list of animals to which it Is fed. according to the que tlofinsire, includes also steers, breed- ing ewe=, and brood sows. A few men reported feedlvg It In, limited quanti- fies to horses, hos, and lamlm. It Is worth while to note that more 22 per emt of these farmers who anmvered the government questions Creted farm papm as the principal aree of their knowledge of feeding problems. Other imporUmt mrc meaUoned were: Experience on home farm, general observation, blletla and books and reeocd& Darken Colt's Stall to Lessen Fly Irritation Leave the colts in the barn while their mother ia working in the field. Darken the colts' stlla to lessen the irritation from flies and give them ac- cess to clean feed at all times. This will give them a chance to develop and grow into much better indivldu- Profltabla to Cull Flotka, For the best retuits a poultry hou should be hullt for nnlts of 200 birds. This requires hoz 20 by 40 feet. It should faea seuthwsrd and shouid be located on high dry ground, and where It gets same sheitm,. Glasa wlndows on the ast and w sides with tr- taln wtndows In the front will allow all the imalight sM fresh air that the birdJ rira. Pretlen of the flock against daily and seasouai changes of weather and climate 14 the Im of a poultry High Feeding Value of Buttermilk and Products ltte feeding value  tmttermllk and bntemilk products, mh as condensed of dried lmttermilk, is not generally appr0tsted. At any rst creameries are unable to get as much out of thor buttermilk as its fxllng vahte lndi- cgtt they should b able to tlise. Farmer who live eloe to the cream- ery at which the, all their cream sometlm tsks their own share of rhe buttermilk back horr sq a feed for hogs and chickens, They derive mneh value from the product, provided It [8 fed in an econnmiral manner. Butteo milk IS relatl-.Ay rtrh In protein and It protein has a higk feeding value because of its animal ogin. For that reason, If It t raplied more liberally than It b needl for bnlanelmg the grain ration fed. lmrt of It | wWed and. aa a rnuit, Its hdl feeding value Is not reailged. Pure Strain Selections of Tubers Are Superior Cornell nlveralty pisat breeders have fmmd tbst pure-raln seletlons of potatoes ace much raperief te tbma ordinarily grown by farmers in tv Yorl. Plants of the pure strain, de- veloped from a singte tuber, prodaetd 48 more bushels te the acre than 1 potatoes selected by farmers in a two- Year commercial teal Disposing of Produee to Comfnission Merchant 8elllmg to eommlUlon mechauts hi the implest method of dtpolng of "It Is Just as profitable to keep the the produce, as it does away with the farm flock culled for wool and mutton expense and trouble Involve! In s pri- am for egge and white meal rate trade, but the Mums are usually nee so IO'est, except when dealing with Mark of Good Layer. certain aommlalon house that have "Late the up a fine trade Fight on Tuberculosis One of the most encouraging factors in the fight against cattle tuberculosis, according to those In charge of the eradication work for the United gtate* i .... i Department of Agriculture, is the ac- tivity of state legislatures In passing las to facilitate the widespread test- - ----- -- Ca#t Afford Both. ing of cattle in specified areas, a branch of the work which in the last Mrs. Loser--The dentist mtys I mu few yearn has become of greater tin- have some bridge work don,, portance than the testing of individual Husband--Then y.u'H hav to quit herds at random. A state law which bridge play.--Boston Transcript. entains many points of excellenceiowalS ffi'l  rh that passe00 la.t spring by the .,... 1 legislature, la a Cmbtn Briefly, this Iowa law provld, that MeMcine on petition of 51 per cent of the owners of breeding cattle in a county, the live- local and tntettml, and has been sttm . stock sanitary authority of the stale ful in the treatment of Catm'rh for ova must proceed to eradicate tuberculosis forty yea old by all drugl from the county ns provided In the law,, P. J. CHBNEY . CO., Toledo,  Or the, same result may be accomo I pllshed in another way: Upon petition I of 15 per ce,t of the voters a proptmal f to eradlcate the disease must be sub-{ %, .jl mlte at tae /ex zeneral e]ec{|on { levy a 3-mill tax up;)n all property to I help supply funds for the purpose, t these funds, together wtth those from I the state and federal governments, to be used largely for paying for animalsl slaughtered. When 75 per cent of the t o/ners of breeding cattle petition fort county testing, all of the herds in the county must be tested and a fine and Jail sentence are provided as penalty f those who retiree tO submit their animals tothe test. the tate and federal funds are lnsuffi- clem to pay Indemnities, the law pro- rea_ .dy [or vide= furs tax of 25 cents a head on scalds and all cattle and 5 cent8 a head on all hogs in the county. University Farm Tests Rations for Baby Beef About two hundred Minnesota cattle raisers at University farm recently had an opportunity to see six lots of pure bred Shorthorn steer calves, ten calves to each lot, which had been fed different rations for 217 days, They were also given the records In gains made hy the various lots of'i calves. Frlners everywhere will be Interested In the results of the experi- ments. The ratlons fed were as fOl- lows: Lot lSheIled corn, 60 per cent; whole oats. 30 per cent; linseed oil meal, 10 per cent; corn silage and cover hay. -* 2--4Jround shelled corn, 60 per cent ; gro.nd oats, 30 per cent ; linstd oil meal, 10 per w*,nt; corn silage and clover hay. Lot 3--Limited grain Ya*.Lrt for the first half of the feeding perlod, 'corn silage and clover hay. Lot 4--Xround ear earn. 90 per cent; linseed oil meal, 10 le; cent; corn silage and clover hay. Lot 5---Ground shelled corn, 66 2-8 per cent: ground oats, 3B 1-3 per cent: corn silage and clover hay. (No protein upplement.) Lot 6--Ground shelled corn, 66 2-8 per cent ; gronnd oats. 33 1-3 per cent; clover hay. (No silage and no protein supplement.) Crediting at $6.30 per hundred the gains on hogs whlch were kept In the lots wlth cattle the profits shown by the feeding experiment were: Lot 1, $18.9"2 per head ; lot 2, $15.97 ; lot 8, $5.69; lot 4, $18.80; lot 5, $13,61; lot 6, $1.10. NO Difference Between Lard and Bacon Types Little difference between lard and bacon types of swine was noted in n test recently conducted at the Mani- toba Agricultural college in Canada in which Poland Chinas and York- shires were compared as to gains and production costs. Pigs of each breed were fed a ration of equal parts of barley, oats and shorts for a period of 140 days. Corn was substituted for barley during part of the teat. The Poland Chinas made 100 pounds of gain on 415 pounds of feed and tl Yorkshlres made 100 pounds on 426 pounds of feed. On the Canadian market, which pays a premium for ebotce bacon hogs, the Yorkshires sold for $9.90 per hundred pounds and the Poland Chinas brought $9. e _  -- ee-oe-e*..,-e --_ LIVE STOCK NOTES Trucklng and hauling about of feeds in not requed by a silo. " $ ]ruha can multiply Just as fast pure brads, but they never get the right answer.   It is a good plan to place oil la a hog oiler so that the animals may grease themselves. et he first few weeks after weaning Is a critical time in a pig's life. Proper care and management will mean profit. a a The age at which to wean depends upon the slse and vigor of the pigs, tad the feeds and their amounts avail- able. a Hogs have their ups and downs like everything else. Don't be discouraged because hogs happen to be low. The7 ' The tonenthg, Insistent pain of a: bum or scald is quickly subdued lr Reainol OinL Its cooling dients remove the infla/bmat, ttoon, an hazten the healing Cover the tram well with Resinol and bandage with SOft gauze. In severe burns or ucalds_ Covering a large sudace always een for a doctor " .... : ,,,, : . , .mdm  st all  /u makiur Ib]r'= =tomae dist z food and boweb move u the shld t teething" [, time. Gum-atd free q':, h=nzv  BE WOMEN BUY MEN'S API Purcha Eighty Per Cent of Halo dasherTNetktie Joke Used to Hide True Facts. Men are popularly supposed to be very Independent creatures when it comes to selecting their own waring apparel. Mothers, wives and sisterL indeed, are held to have such poor taste In the matter that the Christmas necktie Joke has come to be one at" civilization's most honored and ancient blts of humor. But there is another side to the story. The inevltalfle statistician tells Us that 80 per cent of the trading done tilt the country's haberdasheries is d-a by women. So now the secret Is out. It may be that the necktie oke ha been perpetuated as a sor of smoke screen to hide the true facts. If 8@ per cent of the haberdasher's trade, comes from women, It Is easy to b lleve that fully as much or more of tl "men's furnishing purchases In regulmr department stores are also "made I women. Friend wife may not know a man' necktie when she sees one, but  seems to be a pretty good buyer og' shirt& socks, pajamas, union suits ah all the rest, The Penoil" Pusher. Wimple--Snooks aays he pushes encil for a living, but I think that _ rery foolish. Bi topic--Why? Wimple--Beeaua a pencil Sh0111" /: *: ;j