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:  ? : :/!!:/! >ii(i ir i 'REPUBLICAN. W0ODVILLE, ]WTRSTS,.gTPPT 6 BELI=ANS i,s rs _J + INFtUENZA MALARIA ll" TAIQNG m C,era/I.oranm Ton  al Boweh the  zIshing, grstifytng resultm b baby*s sWmaeh di azd bowels move aa idmuld mt teethir, nteed free i,lottes, opi- at,lvohol and aK LA GRIPPE 3ajs f world over. portrait and bignature. MOUNTArN HMA COMPOUND tiadekly relieves the distrees ng prexyams. Used fez yem &nd result of lens experience in treatment of thoa.t &rid lung dlse by Dr. J. H. Guild. FREE TRIAL i .lOI, [hr.&ttse on Asthma, Its lble, tee&tmelltl eo., eent 4:m lnluest.  nd Sl.00 ILt J. 1ft.. O'vtd Co., BOX 88, Rupert Vt. TRI COTTON FARM 200 cultivated; t, ree corn, wheat ; bllance eaey terse. BLUFF, Me. I[LIiOrN CA]S, RAGI PLAN ]iil. 0. Y/. RUgSELL, ALA. 1,000--$1,25; iIHi--1.S0 per 1,000. Cash with order. L i3(]JDHILAt, N. CITRONELLN ALA. Nen of Few Words. develops reticence. Two bad fished the same stream for year yet their common inter- had mot developed garrulousness. met one morning and greeted otter thus: "BAYER" ASPIRIN With "Bayer Cross  by Millions. Unless you see the name cn tablets you Bayer and years. dangerous,--Adv. +* -++ All She Needed.  tile barased young tousewife: I pity we haven't any ham. a *eel have some hanl and egg if tm4 any eggs!" A 81topic, Safe, Sure Remedy '  local aches and pains due to ld or over exertion is an Jek's Plaster.--Adv. A Double Carrier. NurseSee what the stork lil'tlt for yon ? Two little sisters. l[At[e Elsie--My ? It must have been a tWO-lmssenger stork. be charm eft a bathroom is its spot- By the use of Red Cross Ball r and towels retain their matU worn ont,--Advertise- heiress niay he homely, but if for some young man to tell wlll never find It out. & man begins to +sit up and take when other women say nice l!lhl about her husband. Catarrh Medicine .a Treatment, both s! lmemsl, and  been succe .4I+I dm ttment of Catarrh for over l  Sold by all dgi. F. . CHENEY & CO. Toledo, Ohie WALL PAPER dl c Enough sidewall lxm e AC ll,, tzr re. room t0x s,  | | IB New Fa Catalog How Ready  V IBII _ IAIIlil"Ul Bept. 12A, 901 W.Market SL nCUUW00LL, LO UISVLLE, KY. A $500 Education for Only $135 bmt,ruitrion, stationery. ]ake_i yoga l Busmoll GOIleKO. m curl, mmummmmimmmumnl""niniulu"nnlniainniinlniillill11111111 - - UUR 7-kGRICULTURAL I-'AGE i + = = Dairying, Live Stock, Pouhry, Road Improvement, Home = = Building, Horticulture, Etc. |llllllllllll/ Clover Failures Prevent Depreciation Serious Problem of Farm Implements -- -- . * Best Plan Is Proper Housing Difficulty of Growing Crop of Machines in Winter. llllllllllllillllllllllllillllllllllllllllllll Earning Power of Pure Bred Higher Than Scrub Based on utility alone---apart from breeding or sales value--pure bred live stock has an earning power from a third to ,me-half greater than scrub stock. The average superiority of pure brads over scrubs for all classes of farm animals is about 40 per cent. Of the principal points in which pure bred. excel other stock, the most prominent are: Superiority and uni- formity In conformation and ttype, greater sale value, early maturity, and economy In the convershm of feed into meat, milk, wool, and work. Surplus pure breds are readily sal- able at satlsfactor prices In the ma- jority of cases; but much depends on the breeding and production records and the business ability of the breeder. With rare exceptions, pure bred sire users are satisfied with the quality of the off.spring obtained, except that the desire is created in many cases to improve fle quality still further. The progeny of pure bred sires has practically a 50 per cent greater sale value than the progeny of sires not mre bred. Pure bred sires of good quality are eadlly obtainable In the experience of three-fourths of the breeders report- ing. The principal difficulties are: Paying the price and finding the d sirabie type, but there ta practically unanimous agreement that the results Justify the cost. The average increase in financial returns, from live stock raising, trace- able to the use of pure bred sires is 48 per cent. Docking of Lambs Great Help at Time of Selling Farmers who are engaged in the. sheep industry often forget tO dock and castrate thelr lambL Live stock commission men and packers are staunch supporters of cdtratlon and docking of lambs for market ptrrposes and pay more for animals which have recelved this attention. "Castration of lambs Is a simple op- eratlon and if performed et the proper time the lamb does not mind it and there Is little risk attached," says Prof. Phil. A. Anderson, anlnl husbandry- man at University farm at St. Paul, Minn. "lae operation should be done when the lamb Is ten days to two weeks old; older lambs can be un- sexed but with more risk. Use any seed disinfectant, having hands and knife clean. The lower one-third of the scrotum is removed and the tes- ticles forced out. The apermatlc cord should be drawn out with the fingers and cut off with a knife in a scraping manner in order to prevent excessive bleeding. After the operation is com- pleted apply a disinfectanL If blow- flies are abundant, apply a little clean pine tar. "Lambs that have not been docked present a poor appearance when mar- keted, but the main reason for dock- ing is that lambs on Summer pasture often scour. Such conditions invite the blow-fly and maggots and often the lamb is lost.." Breeding Ewes Require Exercise During Winter One very lmporzant factor In win- tering breeding ewes is to see thai they get plenty of exercise. Lack of exercise Is one of the causes of weak lambs. When it can be arranged, at least a part of the roughage should be fed in the field at some distance from the barns or the shed and the ewes should he out every day that the weather is fair. In fact, for best re- sults, the ewe should have the equiva- lent of at least a mile of exercise each day. In sheltering ewes, protect them from cold rains and driving storms. Many people make the mistake of not housing their ewes until they l)ave be- come wet or until practically all dam- age has been done. Low tempera- ture in the barn or shed is not serious so long as the sheep are dry under foot and over head. Have ventilation without strong drafts. Danger lies In having a barn too warm and damp, "Hard Luck" With Pigs Traced to Improper Feed A great deal of the so-called "hard hzck" with young pigs soon after far- rowing can be traced directly to im- proper feeding anti fn most cases to overfeeding of the sowa Just because a sow seems hungry Just after farrow- ing is no indication that she should receive feed. A liberal supply of water should al- ways be available. This will usually satisfy and quiet the sow. She should receive very little feed for at least 24 hours after farrowing. The first few feeds of grain should be light and fed In the form of thbck slop. She should not be on full feed for from six to ten days after farrowing. System in Feeding Pigs to Be Used for Breeding There should be system in feeding pigs that are to be used for breeding, "and that system should have for its purpose rapid growth and early ma- turity; but, at the same time, they Bhould be fed for growth of frame and tone--not fatted on corn. In addltioa a ted .amount of fibrous food should b in wlth each feed. Alfalfa is ha winter. ) _ : Increased by Reduction --- There are two kinds of Implemen Problems Face Engineer of Plant Food. depreciation, namely, depreciation dm in Spending Road Money to wear wizen in use and depreciatio (Prepared by the United Starer Department due to rot and rust when not in rise. Two distinct problems confront the of Agriculture.) Clover failure is one of the most Manufacturers of high-grade lmple highway engineer who must spend serious problems at present confront- ments are continually striving to ira- highway revenues In the best interest Ing the farmer in many of the clover prove their products by puttg better of the taxpayer. sections. With continuous cropping material and better workmanship into One, to salvage the old pavements and the consequent reduction of the the machinery, which lessens wear. with a view to utilizing as large a humus and plant food in the soil the With ttese advantages supplemented proportion of the original investment difficulty of growing red cloxer is with intelligent use and care of the op as possihle; and, second, to construct greatly increased. 'rMs condition must erator, this form of depreciation ean new pavements at the most reasonable be met and solved, since the loss of red be kept to the minimum. The greatest cost consistent with service and du- clover or its equivalent from the rota- depreciation, howaer, is the result  rabillty. There are in the United States tlon leads rapidly to a run-down farm rot aml rust, which takes place when nearly 400,+000 nziles of hard-surfaced and unprofitable crop yields, implements are left standing in fenc highways, and of this total at least Causes for Failure. corners or In fields exposed to the ale- 100,000 miles consist of water-bound nlacatlam pavements. It Is little short The farmer who is contemplating ments, such as moisture, freezing., of an economic crime to dig up these seeding a field to clover in the spring thawing and the hot sun. The wooden may well look to the suitability of that parts will crack and warp out of I old macadam pavements "and replace particular field for the growing of shape while the metal will be destroyed them with an entirely new pavement, clover before sowing the seed. There hy rust. As a result much labor Is thu's ignoring the excellent foundation are many factors, say the clover men in getting the nmchinery ready the value of the old macadam. The ma- of the United States Department of following season anti, bides, they will terial in these old pikes has been corn- Agriculture, which are responsible for never work as well as they did when paeted under years of traffic to a de- the failure of securing or maintaining they were new. gree of stability which could hardly a stand of clover, but these factors The best method of preventing this be approached by entirely new con- may be placed In five groups: Soil ex- sort of depreciation is by the proper structton. During the process of com- haustion, improper seeding methods, housing of machinery. The Implement patting the weak places, both in the nurse crops, etc.; unfit seed; diseases; shed should not be made expensive, subgrade and in the pavement, will I and improper treatment the first au- but should be made with a tight roof, have been shown up so that repair tumn. either inclosed on all sides or open on and replacement can be intelligen1y Clover fails more often, according to one side. As soon as the implements conducted without sacrifice of those the opinion of these men, because soils are ready to store for the season they portions of the old pavement which have become poor in lime, phosphorus, should be gone over, heirs tightened are in good condition. When it is potash, or organic matter than for all and a memorandum made of the parts, considered that the Stone or gravel other reasons. If lime is badly needed, broken and any other necessary re- constitute by far the heaviest portion there Is no use wasting clover seed. If pairs. Shovels and shears bould be of a pavement, the saving in the cost phosphorus is the limiting factor, the removed and sharpened. This work nf quarrying, transporting and placing addition of lime alone, even If the land can be done during the winter months this great mass of material becomes is "sour," will have slight effect. Ms- when work on the farm is not pressing, an item well worth while. For con- nure will do good more often than any- The implements will then be ready for serving these old macadam pavements thing else, but when lime is needed the use when needed the following season, an asphaltic wearing course Is ideal. results from manure will be much --J. W. Sjogren, Associate Agronomist, The second problem, that of provid- greater after this need has been sup- Colorado Agricultural College. lng new pavements, involves the con- plied than before. By making the sell sideration of a very wide range of conditions such as favor the growth of Canada's Road Building highway method and design. A few years back the so-called city types of clover "failure can nearly always be IS Progressing in West pavement were regarded as beyond turned to success, the reach of the country road builder Crop for Improving Soil Highways are being flung acros because of their great cost. That was Where red clover cannot be grown iCanada. Vast agricultural tracts that In the days when a $5,000 to $10,000 without the addition of lime or other, sprawl out from Winnipeg to the per mile outlay was regarded as quite soil amendments, and where the appll- ; Rockies are becoming a network of liberal Today the county highway cation of these Is for any reason is- roads that stretch like thin white rib- practicable, alsike clover should first hens to the horizon, which costs less than $30,000 per mile be substituted for red clover, or it may - Canada believes that good roads are is either regarded as a shining ex- be possible to grow mammoth clover forl a first essential of rapid agricultural ample of extreme economy or is rele- gated to the ranks of the "cheaper soil Improvement after common red and industrial expansion, writes E(l- clover will no longer thrive, and hy ward "Jerome Dies in the Illustrated types." Now when we go into cost turning under the hammoth clover the World. The Canadlan governnmt, t }eyrie such as these we are scarcely - abreast of the city paving types and soil may be restored to a condition In accordingly, has appropriated $20,000,- it is entirely practicable for the farmer which it will produce a stand of red 000 to be used in construction of main clover, highways and market roads. It is to J to drive from the market to town on a Fifth avenue or Broad street cover operations for five years. Under Substitute for Milk Is the terms provinces initiate and carry type of pavement and pay no more for it than he is now paying for other + out the road building, and the Domin-. types of country road As a matter Favored for Young Calf Ion government, on approval of the of fact, the famous Lackawanna trail While there is no substitute for milk plans, contributes 40 per cent of the in the fedtng of young, growing anl- cost. This guarantees standardization is mostly composed of sheet asphalt reals, a mixture has been devised by of roadways and places only 60 per oa a portland cement base and corn- the United States Department of Ag- cent of the expense on the provinces, pares favorably with the best pave- menm In the best cities. Few state riculture on which calves will Shrive. Results are most gratifying. During th#first and second weeks Te general campaign includes in- highway engineers have had any ex- feed whole milk. The third and fourth teflatlonal automobile roads which perlence with city paving, as curiously rfeeks replace one-f0urth of the whole will cement even more closely the emmgh there have been very few city milk with gruel made as follows : fine- trade relations between the United engineers who hve been placed at ly ground corn, 50 parts ; oilmeal, 15 States and Canada. A highway from the head of state highway depart- parts; finely ground rolled oats, 15 Ottawa to Sarnla, across the river to ment parts; dried blood flour. 10 parts; Port Huron, where the Victory high- skimmllk powder, 10 parts and salt. way cuts through Michigan, Is beln Guard Lincoln Highway one-half part. Stir up In warm water laid out by the Ontario Highway aseo- Asph at the rate of one pound of meal to elation. This links up with the Lln- With Surface of alt nine pounds of water, coln highway, which crosses the Jef- Hlghv{ay engineers in charge of con- The fifth week use gruel and whole ferson highway near Ames, In. The strnctton in sections of the country tnilk in equal parts. By the sevent? Jefferson highway runs from New Or- i traversed by the Lincoln highway are week the gruel may be fed exclusive- leans to Winnipeg, "the trail from the t paving new stretches of this great ly at which time one and one-half to pines to the palms." thoroughfare In accordance with the two pounds of meal mixed with water From Winnipeg a boulevard hlgh-, latest and most improved road build- will make a day's feed. Any signs way is to stretch to points in North  lng methods by protecting the con- of scours must be followed at once Dakota and Minnesota and across the crete base with a surface of asphalt. by a reaction in feed. The use of Mississippi valley. Another interns-i Particularly is this true of the sec. grain and hay is recommended with tioual road will connect Alberta and Uoa which crosses New Jersey and the gruel at the same rate as for calves Montana.  over which tourist traffic passes into New York city. fed Ik Frequent Cleaning and Early consr-rution of more than Pastures Benefit From Repairing Help Harness i ' merit on theWorthhighwayf addltionalbetween Trentonpave- Application of Manure Frequent cleaning *and oiling, and and Princeton, a distance of 11 miles, Five to eight loads of manure to the tlmely repairing, save thne and labor has just been authorized by the New ncre applied to the old pasture will and add many years to the life of a' Jersey state highway commission. be found a good practice on many harness. Two or three rivets and a Thia pavement will vary in width farms, On most farms there comes piece of wire, while all right in an from 20 to 36 feet, and will be sur- a period in the year when the manure emergency, need to be replaced faced with sheet asphalt in order to cannot be applied to cultivated land, prnmptly by more durable repairs, i give it resilience against traffic impact with the result that too often it is During the winter, or on rainy days and make it frostproof and moisture- allowed to pile up in the barnyard at other seasons, good opportunities proof. The sect,,n which extends from where it rots so rapidly that much of are offered to go over the harness and lews Brunswick [o Metuchen, N. J, } its value Is lost before it Is finally replace stltches which have given lWas repsved wl'. asphalt this season, spread, away, or repair permanently these riv-  while that betwt .a Rahway and Eliz- abeth, N. J., xx.:, repaved with the I It is at this tlme tat the applica- eted splices or other parts which have : same material las year. thm to thepasture is likely to prove been temporarily fixed. profitable.  this way, the farmer Many farmers keep a supply of bar- +' gets Immediate results from the ap- ness repair parts such as concord pllcatlon; he gets all the value there clips, conway loops, hame clips, trace splicers, repair buckles, buckle repair clips, lower hame clips, hame loops, repalr cockeyes, and the like and find is, whfle if it is left in the pile, half of the plant food may be lost. Houm of Man and Home they can thus keep their harnesses in good condition at small cost. Labor to Produce Crops It reqnlres ten hours of man labor SC0Um in Young Calves and ten hours of horse labor on the average to produce nn acre of hay. An Caused by Indigestion acre of silage corn requires five times Ordinary scours in young calves are as many hours of man labor and six caused by indigestion. Either your times as many hours of horse labor calf has been gettlug too uch milk for its produetlon as does an acre of or the milk is too rich In fat. The best hay. Potatoes and cabbage each re- treatment for scours In young calves quire ten times as many hours of horse la to reduce he feed. Do not let the labor, while small gra2ns such as oats. calf have all the milk it will diIk, and wheat, barley, rye and buckwheat re- let it drink several times a day. Give quire two times as many man hours the calf about two ounces of castor oll and three times as many horse hours to clean the bowel. as an acre of hay'. Accumulation of Leaves Profitable Dairying Is Shelters Many Insects Based on Alfalfa Crop e accumulation of leaves and Profitable dairylng is based upon rubbish under hedges and in bru.h alfalfa in many cases because con- land offers hleal shelter for many In. slderable protein and lime are needed Jurious Insects during the winter, lu milk production For high pro- Plans should be made to clean thee ducing cows grain is needed even areas up early this winter. Late win- when alfalfa is fed, but the feeding tar and early spring burning of ffras of alfalfa will reduce the grain re- land is not as effective in chinch bug quired, control as fall and earl3 winter. WOMAN VICTOR IH FIGHT WITH WOLF I:armer's Spouse Klls Vicmus Animal With Pitchfork After Terr;fic Batte. o AIDED B-Y--000 DOGS Cottonwood Falls, Kan.--Mrs. J. E. Adams, wife of a Toledo tuwnship farmer living ahout sex-an miles north- east of Strong City, staged a fight to the death with a big timber wolf on the Adams farm, which for tirilis and ferocity doubtless has seldom been sur- passed here, even in the early pioneer days when this country was wild and filled with dangers. Thought Wolf Was a Coyote. When Mrs. Adams heard tize com- motion In her poultry yard she saw what she took to be a big coyote. Seizing s stick, she ran toward the beast, thinking to frighten him away, when, to her surprise and horror, the big animal turned on her with open month, charging with ahnost unbeliev- able swiftness. .Mrs. Adams fled toward a wagon, on which set a hayrack, but failed to gain tize rack before the wolf was npon her. She barely had time to seize a pitchfork that stood against the wagon, and with this faced about and gave battle to the wolL She li 1 |1 Gave Battle to the Wolf. eucceeded In strikIng him tqc with the sharp tines of the fork, injuring him sufficiently to make him wary of her weapon; but he held her at bay, not giving her an opportunity to es- cape to the house or clamber upon the wagon. Pinions Wolf to Ground. At last the wolf adopted new tac- tics and tried to charge Mrs. Adams by quickly running around on the other side of the wagon and charging her from beneath the wagon, but this proved his undoing, for by a lucky thrust of her pitchfork the woman pierced the side of the wolf's neck with one tine and by thrusting her weight on the fork handle succeeded in holding the animal close to the ground. Two small dogs which live on the Adams farm and which up to this time had proved of but little avail in tle battle, immediately pounced upon the wolf and were slowly but surely wear- ing him out, when the wolf suddenly succeeded In tearing loose from th fork. For a mometkt, however, so oc- cupied was tie wolf witl his encoun- ter with the two dogs that Mrs. Adams' opportunity came, and she was able to strike the beast a terrific blow across the back with the fork handle, dazing him sufficiently untll she could complete her task by several well dl- rected blows on the head. Bear Strips Clothes Off Trapper in Game of "Tag" Rlehwotl, %%'. Va.--Playing wittt a trapped bear cost Jake Mullins a few anxious moments and a pair of pant Jake caught Bruin in a trap in a strip of woods near here. In havinz a little game of tag with the beast before slaying It, Jake haPl)ened toc near the animal, and in a moment found himself divested from the waist down. Jake made his way home and later killed the bear. Envious of his snc- Tree Tops Help Judging tess at trapping, a numl, er of tot, rist. : Road Over Hill Crest hlred him as a guide. i a. .toris.s i. +,tare to an-+ Left $3--  P-maers other car when approaching the crest] for Soul, $1,000 to Wife i of a hill, fearing ;till another ma- chine may be approaching from the I. New York.--Otto Cook, late of [,ong i other side, whereas the road at tle City, wllled his wife $1.tD0 and top may be level. To make sure that the remainder of his $36,500 estate to the highwa does not dip dowa beyond ! the pastor of St. Joseph's l{.man Cath- the summit it Is only necessary to n;e olic church of Astoria. to be used for wheti;er there" are any trunks of tre,  . nu|sses for his soul. according to his visible 100 teat or so away. will filed in Jamaica Surrogate's court. If these can be seen when climbing ! No explanation is given In the will why the hill. the top of an approaching  the widow. Mrs. J)sephlne Cook of 146 car COuld also. be seen. and it ls safe West Eightieth street. Manhattan. is to aSSume that the road is level at the top and that no harm can result from PasSIng around the car almad. Improved Highways Will Spread Over All States Secretary Wallace told the Amerl- can Automobile association that by the nd of 19P approximately 179.000 miles of roads will have been desig- nated as part of the federal aid high- way system. Up to May 5. he said, all but three states had submitted tens- five systems for apprnval and the sYStems of 33 states had been ap-' proved, comprising a total of 105,406 miles. / cat off with the $1.000. Rev. Peter Henn. the beneficiary and rector of the church, or his suc- cessor, is appohlted executor. Woman Sues Herself for Estate. Little Rock, Ark.--Having won a suit against herself, Mrs. MasSe Fee has been given $100.000 in honda left by her husband. Mrs. Fee. to get the estate legally, had to sue the executor. also herself. She won the suit. and the bonds were delivered to her. Wears Two Suits to Foil Bandit. New York.--Found to be wearin two pairs of trousers and two hats Herman Fisher. fifty, was arrested re candy. He explaFned that t.'e wore double foil % Back more a successful American home. Yn" Nearest rll Tablet or Chill Destroys in the Blood. Girls! Clear With Se, p zsc, Ohm The WiSe With the aid of an a very selfish girl mirror, at the same time various incantations. pening into the room, was all about. "You are supposed you love best." "But I presume you these experiments?" "I think this one responded her aunt "CASCARETS" AND BO Cures BiliousnesS, ( Poor Sleep Old Maggie powder, huh, so powder ya gave me over ma bed one sleep? No-sir-ree, Children's hopeless when they dry. Wash with water blued with Advertisement. Young people In your troubles, for you. Of all kinds of except man that has god. Keep Well ! Take Brandreth bed time will cleanse the blood aria keep Lots of people help bury a dead a live man a cru The chances are get anything but at that. Granulated rneved One trial nvlneeS. Knowledge gera Good is to sake. Yo It t,'se U SLVE.