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- _ . - _ - :_ OUR AGRICULTURAL PAGE - -- - - .. E , -=-- =--- - = Dairying, Live Stock, Pouhry, Road Improvement, Home - ntury =-_ - " Building, Horticulture, Etc. =-- - llllllllllllllllllllllllllllIIlllllllllllllllllI III|IlIIIIIIIlIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII .llllli Ii iilllllI II I"dIlll III IIlll lllllttIIlllltlt i ,RRH '. Best Type of Corn Some Crops Marketed DAIRY for Farmer to Use Earlier Than Others .K00ILJ2"Sk00000000 .... :, .... Figures Gathered by De- .... ...... merence oI pmlon as m partment Norkers. ':  - 4 Considerable Reducticn , Which Variety Is Most Corn. had a friend over. After in- and one thing came to a small in. variety you have visitor. was the reply. I never heard of new ?" last year. That h, name." ' you call It flapper earls." 4 and lnsistl "Bayer" m you are not get. Bayer product pre- over twenty-t-we Safe by ndllioM for Headache Lumbaso Rheumatism Pain, pare af Aspire" package eoutslas ttandy hexes of few seat& Drug- of 24 and 100. mark of Bayer L-nugh. last night," said a of the had turned buedneem." turned'?" snarled to ns what I of tasks can be Fa -- 1.CO :ICAN S pain / hem in Calf Raising Costs I Profitable. The hl=h cost of raising ctlvos can i be considerably reduced by supple- i Farmers all over the countrT will menting their expensive ratl,n of milk watch with great interest the results with other food, says Prof. S. W. of a test to be made at the Inter- Mead, New Jersey St:te College of Agrlc]ltnre. "The supp!emenral food method of raising calves has been used with con- slderahle success, and while the calv so raised will not be quite a fat and sleek as calves which are raised on the maximum amount of milk, they will, nevertheless, dewelop into healthy, norlml animals. "Allow the calf to remain with the dam for 48 hours. The first milk or coh'*.rum is laxative in its actl(m and insures the proper action of the bowels for the first few days. "Take the (xlf from the cow at the end of 48 hours and feed It from a Ix,tl. The amount to be fed depends on the slze and vlg*,r of the calf. On the average, three feedings a day, to- talinz six to eight pounds, are given during the first few (lays. '"l'hls amount sh,,uld be increased graduMly as long as the calf's appetite remains good and as long 'as scours da not set In. If the calf does scour, the milk should be taken away for one ot two feedings and a dose of castor oil administered. "By the time the calf is three or four weeks old It should be _given all the alfalfa and clover hay It will eat and a good grain mixture. The following has been used with success: 400 pounds of 200 pounds of oli corn meal meal, old proo- I00 pounds of ess wheat bran 1O0 pounds ground "oaL$ national Grain and Hay show In Chi- cago the first week In December to de- termine which type of corn is the best to plant in the different sections of the United States. For several years there has been a difference of opinion among the lead- ing agricultural authorities as to whether the old type of corn or a different kind called the "Utility" type is the most profitable to raise. The main difference hetween the two types Is that the standard old type has a i I i "Utility" Type. I larger ear of rougher kernels while the : utility type has kernels that are smoother and fllntier. Exponents of the new type claim that it is earlier in "The more grain and hay the calf maturing and freer from disease, but eats the less milk will be required. In* experiments in different parts of the parts of the country where skim milk I country would indicate that under va, is available the calf should be changed ous conditions, each type has Its gradually at: two or 'three weeks of place. age from whole milk to skim milk. t Experts Advocate Extrm. The emount of skim milk fed, ho- Recently the discussion among corn ever, should not exceed what would i experts reached such a point that the usually be given off whole milk. adherents of each type have tended to "By the time the calf is four differ mere and more and advocate ex- months old the milk feeding may be i tremqm. In order to be impartial the discontinued CJhd the calf raised on Illinois state fair offered a separate grain and hay. But remember, the lassification for each type with dlf- calves will not look as fat nd sleek ferent Judges and the winners were as those fed milk to a later age. not c@mpered officially. The secure- though their ultimate development partying pictures show the ear sam- will be the same." New Publication Gives i pl that w aw* nt pze each division. The points on whiCh l they vary are well brought out and can Practical Information. he easily compared by anyone familiar {lmimd-t b7 the United Stat DeIrtment with seed corn. It is interesting to of Agrleulture.} note that some farmers entered Sam- The raising of dairy calves, begin- ! plea in both divisions produced on the ning with the cow before the calf is born and carrying the young stock along to t years of age, is the sub- Ject of a recent Farmers' Bulletin, No. 13,:26, Feeding and Management of Dairy Calves and Young Dairy Stock, now ready for distribution by the United States Department of Agricul- ture. Washington D. C. The new bulletin is fall of practical lnfformation covering all the essentials in the production of good dairy ani- mals or breeding and nllk produc- tion. It Includes chapters on feedl before birth, weaning the calf. teach- ins to drink, cleanliness, pasteuriza- tion of milk for feeding, quantity and quality of milk fed, frequency of feed- ing, roughage for calve, grain feed, milk suhstltutes, quarters, stanchions, prevention of horns, water and 8all marking calves for identification, din- eases, and several chapters on the feediwg and management of young stock beyond the calf age. The bulletin may be had free of charge by writlng to the department as long as the supply lasts. Calves to Develop Well Must Have Sanitary Pens Lf calves are to remain healthy and develop perfectly they must not only be correctly fed but must have sani- tary quarters when in the stable. Re- cent lnvetigatlons have shown that lack of sunlight is a powerful con- tributor cause of rickets In all young animal.. Direct sunshine kills germs and. tlrefore, lessens the liability to scours and other calfhood ailments. (lf pens are too often dark, damp, Mrty and badly ventilated. Foul bedding is even more common nd is equally detrJmentaL Dairyman Should Know Every Cow in His Herd o cmlry cow has ever produced her maximam unless her feeder knew her. Knoqng her means more than simply calling her by name and reciting te names of her ancestor& It means un- derstanding her every need, desire and "condlflolL By an of a Pair of scales, a Babcock testing outfit and a little wrk, every dairyman ctmld know what eaCh cow In hls herd prn. dues& and thus have a m)und basis on which to feed and Judge the Indvldtutl merits of each cow in his herd. Bet Milk for Calvl. For the first few day give the .mL eight to twelve pounds of milk from Its dam in three feeds a day, making the intervals between feedin as near- ly eight hours as possible. Milk cow raining not more than 4 per cent but- terfat Is considered best for calves. Meat From Dairy Herd. that are no lOnger desired rln the herd for variotm tuons make up a part of tbe meat from dairy cattle. i dtale ter dmmea same farm in different felds and won hlgh honors in both competitions. To Exhibit Different TypeL At the coming grain and hay show which will be held in connection with Old Type of Corn. the famous International Live Stock expesitl/m at Chicago there will be an educational both where the different types of corn will be on exhlbltle. This display is being arranged by a committee of agronomists who will submit tmmple of the types of corn riley consider the most satisfactory for farmers to plant in their respective territories. The country is divided into six regions and the experts have been holding meetings in their sections dur- ing the summer and will have a final round-up gathering at the time of the show. These state representatives are Prof. A. L. Stone of Wlsconsin,.ProL A. C. Amy of Minnesota, Prof. J. F. Cox of Michigan, Mr. L. H. Newman of Canada, Prof. A. T. Wlancko of In- (liana, Prof. Wallace E. Hanger-of Ohio, prof. Joe L. Robinson of Iowa, Prof. C. A. Helm of Missouri, Proff. g. C. Haekleman of Illinois, alld Prof. L. E. Call of Kansas. It is hoped that the display arranged by this committee will tend to unify the types and will bring the adherents of the varlou styles closer together  that a stand- ard type for each region will be set up that will include the best features of each. In the open clases of the grain and hay show there are expected to be nearly three thousand samples entered by the champion corn raisers of the entire country. Cash prizes amounting to considerably over $6.000 for corn alone are offered bY the Chicago Board of Trade in addition to numerous rib- bons and desirable trophies. A sep- arate competition will be held by mere. bets of the boys' and girls' corn clubs to determine the "Corn Prince" or "Corn Princes" of the world. Re- duced railroad rates will be in effect oa all lines entering Chicago for this occasion and It is expected that s third of a million visitors will throng the metropolis to see the corn tiflem awarded and the many other interest- i1 features of the largest agrteul* oa tim fce (Prepared by the Un!ted States Department of AgVtcult ure.) A difference in the rapidity with which leading farm grain crops are marketed is shown by studies conduct- ed by the bureau of agricultural eco- nomics of the United States Depart- ment of Agriculture. Statistics on the monthly marketings by farmers over a Iive-year ir:od. 1917-1922, show thaL while there i conMderable variation In marketing activity from month to month, the fire-year average is fairly representative of the market condi- tions each season. According to the figures gathered by departmev workers and volunteer crop reporters stationed in the grain mar- kets of the eoun:ry, 62.1 per cent of the marketable amount of the wheat Cyop moves during the four months of July, August, September and October. while only 49.8 per cent of the oats crop marketed during the year mo-es during the same months. Similar fig- ures gathered for the four peak mar- ket months for the corn crop, namely, December, January, February and March, show that 47.2 per cent moves ]while the rest Is marketed gradually through the remaining months of the year. The significant fact, in interpret- ing these figures, is, however, that while nearly all wheat is sold except :hat needed for seed, only a small part of the corn and oat crops actually leave the farm. The department has no figures to show the monthly marketing by farm- ers of buckwheat, rice, the grain sorgimms" and kafir, but a study of the market figures for barley over the five- year period shows that 51.9 per cent of the annual market crop Is sold dur- ing the first four months after harvest. Unlike the other crops, the peak mar- ket months for flaxseed are September, October and November. An average of 59.2 per cent of the crop ie sold dur- ing these three months, while 67 per cent is marketed it December i is- eluded. Way to Progress Is by Use o Better Animals The success attained in the building up of a herd of grade or of pure bred animals will depend largely upon the care and understanding used in the selection of herd sires, say New York dairymen who have ma a cotmpicu- oas meee In Improving their daigle& The state college of agriculture at Ithaca backs this up by saying the average man must depend upon the law that "like produces like" and se- lect animals for breeding purposes that have the physical and producing characters desired in the offspring. Were it possible always to use proved sires, or sires with daughters of producing age, little chance would be taken in their selection. Unfortu- nately too few proved sires are avail- able and most men must select a younger, less expensive, and untried bull. In this selection, individuality and pedigree should be considered. Since there is a relation Jetween the size and conformation of an animal and its ability to produce satisfactory physical development and type must be insisted upon. A bull of good indivldualhy and de- velopment whose female and hale an- eestors in the near two or three gen- erations have made or have trans- mitted uniformly good productions. averaging well above that of the herd to be improved, should be selected. For grading, it would seem wise to require that the females in a sire's ancestry, should have at least shown sufficient ability to qualify for ad- vanced registry. Sneh a bull will usually transmit to bls offspring the producing ability so common to his ancestors. Young and unproved bulls of excel- lent breeding may be purchased at prices below their actual value. Poor Lubrication Will Cause Tractor to Wear After a tractor handles a load for 35 hours, 6 per cent of the lu- bricating oil will be kerosene that has been forced past the pistons, accord- lng to J. C. ,Vooley of Missenrt. And when oil has reached such a state of "dilution Its lubricating qualities are almost lost. A tractor forced fo up- crate on such oil wears out very rap. Idly. Careful investigations show that the crank-case should be drained after three or four days of work. The clean- eat of the oil may be poured back to flush the case. After It has been drained out, refill with new o11. The old oil Is useful in the hog and poultry houses, Satisfy Hankering for Early Onions in Spring Did the hankering for those early green onions rike you the first thln last spring? And then were you able to satiety your hunger with mMon right from your own garden? The folks who hare a bed of winter onions. or, as'others call them, perennial oI Ions, or lgyptian onions, lsfll thelt taste very nicely. t, Suppose yon get five or x pmds of the sets and stick them in an out-of- the-way corner of yOnr garden where the plow will not turn them ont. Thlt onion bed will be permanent and lmas before the Spring sets or the seed tea. Ions are ready to  you will hve al the earty  an dverse famll pobl Surplus War Explosive for Highway Building (Pprd by the United t&tee Dep&rtraent of Agriculture.) Eighteen mitt,on pas of sodatoL a stas war extrusive, ; LO De ui- IXIbate(l Dy tJae UUEmU Ol isabtlc t'ouUS OI Le Ll2it.l Itatv, t* Dcpartltett oi grlcuiture for rtl Duliu,g ann lantl trt ltttrpostm. The hew supply of expltte JJ$ VeL'/ siman to UjUillte a.- ptcrlc aati, =,,ty0 pvuut of Ue Latter havtg vreauy bn Ltrlb- hlm to roaG Dtustler an( fat'lUeV. 'fie omy cuarg, m,e wi be tot carrmg- u aa IrIgaK botttoi  a high explosive made by xmg TNT d nitrate of soda. "he axdge are pac.ed Ill woocu boxe eact containing , pounUs ot atmatoL :5o(lttol t a comparauve e expiotvte. While It Is more sendt- ave tara TNT or p,crc acid, Lligre L dali; Whatever In handling it pro- vialed t,-e orUmary care used in han- dling dynamite or outer explosive hi ex- erll. It Ltl burn wituout explod- er least tn small quautitied, and sivouid not lm exWJed to are or flame. It can be used in any open-eLf blast- tna operatioru anti wm not cause headacheS, stain the hands, or cause oter Ill effecm. A cartridge of oda- tot, tm It has been prepared for dis- trlbution, weigtm about seven ounces and is equal In strength for agricul- tural blast2ng to the usual cartridge of dynamite which weighs eight ounce. That Is, in a 50-pound box of d0"namrte there are 100 cartridges while m a 50-pound box of sodatol there are about 120 cartridges, each one of which equal in strength to a cartridge of 40 per cent dynamite. Sodatol wilt not reeze and will give good results at all ordinary tempera- tures. It should be stored in a dry place. The eartridg aa prepared for distribution, can be left In wet holes for mtveral hours without being dam- aged b7 the motetare. In such wet holes the opening in the cartridge aheU which is made to admit a primer siouid be tvered with soft soap, axle grease, or other water-proofing mate. rtaL alter the primer has been put in )lace. So6atol can tm completely exploded by a l. 6 ap of either the electric or the fu type. The department will Mo. 6 blaagng cap at the rate of apprumateiy one cap for pound of Ilatol ao long as the suppl tsts. Th will be furnhed without eom extwpt for the freight charges. On account of the ligh freight charges on explov in small lots, ship- menta c sodatol cannot be made by the department in less than carload lore. To prent this material from falling into the hands of speculators, no individual landowner la permitted to ,ure morn than 1,000 pounds. In each te, where there IS sufficient de- mand to warrant it, some state agency usually the state agricultural col- lege--handles the dirlbutlon within the state. The same agency handles the distritmting of the blasting caps. Information as to what agency is handling the dtrlbution in any. state can be obtained from county agricul- tural agents or from the state agricul- tural eotlege. The l.)partment of Ag- riculture ealuOt accept individual or. ders for ther sodatol or caps, Sodatol ts made from surplus war matatl which have b.en made avail- ible by  for disudbution to the farme of the mntry. There is no charge for the explosive itself but the cost 9f preparation and the freight charges must be pd by the con- sumer. Thede coeta are necessarily different in vartot parts of the coun- try, but, in general, they amount to about one-third the cost of an equiva- lent  amount of dynamite Full infor- mation u to the costs in any state may 'be secured from the state distributing agency. For reed building purpomm distribution will he made through the various state highway departments. For rump and rock blasting, soda- tel can be used in exactly the same way as dynamite is used. The charges should be placed in the same manner and the same number of cartridges should be used in the charges as In the ca of dynamite. For blasting ditches. the electric method of firing must be used. Detailed Instructions-as to the use of expNsives In stump blasting are contained in Department Circular 191, "The Use of Explosives in Blasting 8tumpt" which can be secured by al)- pllcation to the office of publications, Department of Agriculture, Washing- ton, D. C. Dummlu Dlt Traffic. Because of the shortage of traflle offioers. "dummy" policemen are t- ins lntalled on several main high 7 ways la Pittsburgh, Pa. These mod- em automatic trafle signals in their silent command, flash 'urn right," or left," or "Drive slow." 8an4-Ciay Roed Popular. The mnd-elay type of red surface developed by the bureau of pubUe roads, and which is composed of a mixture of mind and flay, has beeo one of the most popular and useful tYPes of road surface for light trafl Reads is Pmmsylvanis Pennsylvania department of r Wm will build 2"/5 miles of dU- bighwa in 124. The tatte has $15,000,000 avaihtbte for tM 'new, GIRLSI HAIR UR0W$ THICK AND BEAUTIFUL 35-ent "Danderlne ' Does Wonders for Lifeless, Neglted Hair. A gleamy maK of luxuriant hair fall of gh)ss, lus- ter and life short- ly follows a genu- t tne toning up )f: neglected 8cali wlth dependable ) "Danderine." r/ Falling hair, '( itchln scalp and tbe dandruff Is corrected immediately. Thin. dry, wispy or fading hair is quickly invite- rated, taking on new strength, color i and youthful beauty. "Dandertne" Is delightful on the hair; a refreshing, stlmulatlng tonic---not sticky or greasy l Any drug store.Advertisement, 1 Born in Ire;and. An Irishli]an xva: l)cing cross-exam- !ned in a case ,ff asballlt. "Did Lie prisoner strike you with malice?" "He did not hItve wan, sor, so he struck me wid hts fust." After the court had recovered, eouu- sel proceeded: "Where were you born ?" "(Ireland," "Yes, but what part?" "Wh,tt Imrt. begorra ! The howl av me, av course."--Yorkshire Post. A Standard External Remedy af known value---safe and effective. It's "Allcock's"--tile original 'and gen- uine porous plaster.Adv. Their Secret. Family I'hysician--I'm afraid you've been eating rot) much cake and candy. Let me see your tonfflC. Little Bess (perkily)--Oh, you can took :it it, but It w&n't tell. calkme tl q GREEN MOUNTAIN ASTHMA COMPOUND qtUckly relieves the dtta fag parozysms. Umt 55 yearn nd result of " exoertence Ln t,aet, medt d tT throat nd lunff di Dr. J, ]EL Guild. ]g'Rg] %gXSJ BOX, 'l'eatiae on AtbI caQges, tretreng, , on request.  and 11.0 m drugTists. J, H. Gutid Co., Box F.L Rnlrllt 00GF.,S FAMOUS for its perfect baking oven--tested by twenty-five years of constant service. I ALLEN MANUFACTURING COMPANY N,tHVIIJ :-: :-: :-: T Vast Lake of Pitch. Odd Fellow! . In the thirteen odd million square miles of territory which comprises the British empire there are many re- markable phenomenn, one of the most Interesting being the Pitch lake of Trinidad, in the West Indies. It is a natural reservoir of valuable mineral pitch, 100 acres In extent, from which 00.000 tons of asphalt are exported annually. About half way across Kenya colony, in BrltiSl East Africa, ts Magadl lake, a vast natural deposit of soda. The lake Is ten miles long, GuyWaters has an odd emm absent-mindedness. , ,)_ Girl--Oh ! GuyYes, he's Just back from a m torboat cruise, and the other night lm sat down in the bath and hailed it o until the whole floor was floled Snre and InSamed eyes, stlee ettd IraI t lone healed DromDtly by nlght!y III Rsman EYe Balsam. 35 cents. Adv. Resourceful A member of the staff of one Off t twO or three miles In width, and seen chain of banks tells this story : from the mountains that surround It, it has the appearance of an immense ruffled white sheet. INDIGESTION GAS, UPSET STOHACH "Tape's Dlapepsin" is the quickest, surest relief for Indigestion, gases, flatulence, artburn, sourness or stomach distress caused tff acidity. A few tablets give almost immediate stomach relief. Correct your stomach and digestion now for a few cents. Dlmgglsts sell millions of packages of Pape's Diapepsln,Adv. Man has very little use for advice which does not conform re his own opinion. "A customer at one of our branelms called at the office and cashed a eiek on her own account. "Shortly afterward she retraced am asked to see the manager. She . plagued that, unfortunately, she lost the money somewhere In the tewa. Would the manager kindly stop INI ment on her check." A Safe an@ Sure Laxathm- Brendreth Pills. One or two  sit : bed time will keep you In good  tion, Entirely vegetable.Alv. The Thrifty othman. Once upon a time Lmal' and were waylaid In a highlanl glen one night, and the robber preached  pLtol a them. Donai' turned t,, D gel and put s half sovereign in'h hand. "Here, Dugal'," he said, "is tb money I "have been owin' ye for two years. This is no time for debts Ira* tween friends." MOTHER:- Fletcher's Casm is a picasant, harmless Sulmti- lute for Cast Oil, Paregoric, Teethix Drops and Soo/hh Syrups, prepared for Ymfants in mas and Children all To avoid irnltaflom, always *.k tor the signature of direr,,, on esch w lticiam evrhm 00wR'leasantwa00s ''! Take yo cmc and suit II your tIItt. Il Menthol d atvor. A me relief for coughs, old and em. "Put o P'/-- in your mouth at bedtime. w,,a s keap m boz on lured. SMITH B /