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-jsffTURDAY, august i, is. THE D E S E R B T T A R MXE R t I
fc GOOD WAY FOR FARMERS
1 TO START A BANK .
Gt a lot of good cows and a hand
..separator. Write to the ELGIN
DAIRY, Salt Lake City and they will
send you some ELGIN RED CANS.
Fill the cans with cream; ship to the
ELGIN. Keep on sending every
week; then on the ioth of the follow
ing month the ELGIN will tend you
pay for all the cream you delivered
the previous month; then start your
bank account, but keep on shipping
cream as long as you have any use
FRUIT AND FERTILITY.
' "Next to tomatoes it has been found
that strawberries make the least dc-
.mand on the soil. An acre of ground
producing 6ooo pounds of berries will
be called on to give up only eight
and one-half pounds of nitrogen, thrc..
pounds of phosphoric acid, and ten
pounds of potash. In other word 3
the land will have to put only about
one-tenth as much plant food into a
crop of berries that it would into a
crop of corn. The berries will gen
, ' crally sell for about ten times as
much as the corn, so that for the
same number of dollars of return the
s5il will have only to part with about
one-hundredth as much plant food.
There is nothing removed from ths
plant except the fruit, and this, like
tomatoes, is largely water. While it
i necessary to pay some attention to '
the fertility of the soil and to oc
cinsionally apply some kind of ferti
lizer, it is not necessary to make a
heavy application at any time. Us- '
ually the best time to make such nn
'application is in the summer or fall,
after the fruit 1ms been removed.
perhaps the best material for this
purpose is well rotted barnyard man
ure. It is necessary to have the man
ure well rotted so that the plant food
it contains will not be scattered
through too great a bulk and all the
weed seeds that it contains will be
dead. Many times the application of
tjhc rich soil, found where an old
tnatw suck had been rotted down or
where there had been a cow lot, U
preferable to manure. Make the ap
plication to the soil between the rows
and mix it in the dirt with a hoe.
Business and Pleasure j I
Exceptional Educational Opportunity A Study ; I
of Cuba's Remarkable Resources I
at Short Range ; I
Here's an Enterprise Possessing Intelligent Agricultural and Com-
mercial Features and an Investment Opportunity Unique and Con- H
vincing, the Equal of Which may Never again Be Presented. H
American money, machinery, ideas and enterprise in Agriculture I
are transforming Cub and the wonderful Tropical Soil of that Island un- ;
der these conditions is producing marvelous results. .
American Farmers and Fruit Growers in Cuba do not plow with a m
stick of wood. Those primitive tools are replaced with the most mod-
ern farming implements. More than 100 different Colonization Enter- H
prises are in operation in Cuba, fulfilling every promise to colonists.
! The Cuban Commercial company with its New Line of Fruit H
1 Steamships from Savannah to Cuba will meet the requirements of these
S colonists for quick transportation both ways. j
I The capital stock of the Company, $3,000,000, par value $10, is be-
I ing sold far below the par value and offers to the investor Greater Divi- M
dend Possibilities, backed by solid business of immense future probabili- I
1 ties than has ever been within the reach of the investing public. i I
The Company has under option 5,000 acres of some of the best
land in Cuba and any stock purchased at the low figure above referred to I
will be accepted at its par value' in exchange for land at the prevailing
cash selling price. 1
Furthermore, every purchaser of stock is entitled to a I
Free Round Trip to Cuba I I
during the Winter Months, with Meals and Berth included, Purchasers of Stock be- 1 I
1 ing given preference in the order of purchase "First Come, First Served." v I
Complete information is contained in our printed matter which will be mailed 1 I
free upon request. 1 I
We want representatives everywhere. Permanent positions and good pay. 1
1 Remember the price of the stock is advancing $ per share every month. The time J I
to buy stocks is when they are low. I
Write Today and take advantage of this limited and most unusual opportuni-
ty. You will never have another chance like this. I
Cuban Commercial Co. I
! 262 Washington St. Boston, Mass. I
Stranger- "New York streets are
always torn up."
Native- "On the contrary; we neve
gr 4isjurb thc now." -New York
COMING EVENT IN KOREA.
Phe 'ceremony of putting up the
top-knot of the young Prince Yung
chiri will take place, we are told, abdiit
the' middle of the first moon of the
new year. Korea Daily News.
THE MAIN THING. I
Tiie average woman doesn't care 9
thow gray her hair may be getting, as
long as' she feels convinced that it is
becoming. Somerville Journal.