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Prof. Thomas Shaw, in an address on this topic recently,
"No country has been more highly favored than ours in
the variety of forage crops that can be grown and in the
variety of the conditions for growing them. The name of
these crops is legion. To treat them all would mean a book.
"You may take up rape and cabbage; rape only can be
considered here, although cabbage furnishes a most wonder
ful late autumn pasture for sheep. In 1890, when not more
than 500 pounds of rape seed was sold in one year in the
United States, 1 had the hardihood to say that the day would
yet come when 10,000,000 sheep and lambs would be fattened
on it every year in this republic. Some of us here tonight
will yet live to see that glorious consummation. Why, there
are good reasons for believing that 100,000 acres of rape are
growing in the United States tonight, and that 1,000,000
sheep and lambs are now feeding upon it, or will do so be
fore the season is over.
"The common cereals must not be overlooked. Of these,
winter rye is king. It is a grand pasture plant for fall or
BLACK LEAF SHEEP DIP
One Gallon Dips 100 Head Sheared Sheep
SCAB CURED i &&& ! NO DEAD SHEEP
FOR SALE BY WRITE FOR PAMPHLET TO
COFFIN BROS. LOUISVILLE SPIRIT CURED TOBACCO CO.
NORTH YAKIMA, WASH. LOUISVILLE, KY.
PRICE, $1.00 per gallon, in 5-gallon Cans
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Spoßane Fruit Fair octjjoj
— —QREfITER TH/1N EVER
GRAND REPRESENTATION OF THE RESOURCES OF THE GREAT NORTHWEST
SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION RATES
JOHN A. FINCH, Pres. H. BOLSTER, Sec. and Mgr.
RANCHE AND RANGE.
spring, but must be kept from jointing while it is being
pastured. Usually it should not be sown in the spring, to
provide summer pasture. Other cereals will answer better.
Peas and any of the cereals sown together make excellent
pasture for sheep. It comes in next after winter rye. And
in all the prairie country what better pasture can be grown
for horses and cattle than a mixture of wheat, cats barley and
spring rye,sown with the drill and at the rate of three bushels
of the mixture per acre? And if grass sees are sown at the
same time, a good stand is almost certain to be obtained.
Without knowing it, our forefathers during all these years
have been tempting providence by not growing cereals for
A million and a half pounds of canned beef for use by the
Japanese army and navy is being prepared for shipment in
Kansas City by the Armour Packing Co. The shipment is
the largest single beef order ever filled by a Kansas City
house. The first shipment was made August 26, in special
train of twenty cars over the Chicago Great Western Rail
road. At St. Paul the cargo will be transferred to the Can
adian Pacific for Vancouver, whence it will go by steamer