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CH12YSAN H Lh
Pe-rhat l nowh2ere in the WP an
one 11Id suc a varied and m.:ni
Cenit co'.l un oA f ::hrysanltiulen
wiat ue '-cn evecry a utunlan at t he Na
Was-hing ~iaton have 1beconit' a
2al in!:u:!u sott Suelci -
e!.va ell-l- k fo\:~rward m
t, - fie4teop nn osklLv
I . t wi Sa mi's .perh h 1 lints
this brau ch of ilower growin 2g.
THE W STA C
The Mrs, rloosevelt.k Yellow i
- A Dazzilin.
of iho Dep.irtiout of Agri euilure. uni
rUDe iu:i-i of the bureau of
p Ct ndusiry. of which Dr. B. 'T.
( :"owa- is chief. has just been held
inthe n'ew greenhiou7es of the depart
muenit. The building w-as one mass of
bloom with its several thousand of
plt. rereenig bot 3 df-~
ern aitis ln1o hs r
th rle fte oenetsgr
denes. rtifcia polenaion nd ros
tler. The petalsare extrtmely heavy.
rein shaludande arinetihe bloomin
is t most balimolesuls. ,Thie
owe is~ mot muel of the e-w
pa:i- who: het Iseen ii ient delaela
itw I.-: er fullh to~erl ue.n(1: i'
Te -hrs Rooetalt r Chresntemumiei.
sa e all Wlo molte od led
to-is nt!!mel one fo-- thah:
The d itnmlirs. RoosevetChyathmm
in hanr of thte -rs lady of the land.
I ut the l deartm ent' - e'- 1ins
crosigae o as a ses
cross two "a!- '\ s-' a ad L20u
tentantl 'on-i ImW '---K-the lr
tion of valu1 . K 1 UwV
and whte anI' Por'1 ae
It h:li goe ba. (e
Tarities :'m \* lit r'-n
color from lhe pIen \' \ut e
gardeners 're ri-wir' I.ee. h
they produce one gaml specienn by
obtaining :1 en-rySanthum~I of rare
beauty' and shap~e.
A plant at the Department's show
this year which attracted more than
ai ttntnon was a specimen about
' .%IIl which grew-( (it z ven
frtItand distinct -v rities soeill
iesna- vt llow. while other we're
Vin briw' Wisir. Th sii was -
iitcby raftin:: s from
ibl sots n agoodi slo-k.
Ti~ lis; hryan~mumkn-OwnV to
~m. It was e::r 1. e rc May,
ic\untry rphIly spr ul
il ov the world.Thle passin years;t
tw v rl IL wrough I w n s. 'Ind the
bryanhemmthe "aIUtum~n (1Ue1n,
T , - f F i W III i. l.A
)Inche Across, and the Beatrice 'May,
dolais e whoinle world a S its
ime. tly. Of the presen t generationt
Canl remembier how but fl. COMPara;
tivly'ti fwl y the ars o iI : t I chry
sI tlemiIum'ii s t..\ xi h i re to ihe
fouid in eI Shlltindie of t1or
si and : th 1:s ili Nwer fowirs were
xedums rang"ing fro nvie to thre
Cn- t .supper.~k': t i ~
hIwv-. whe ~lantd*i txpert have~b
simpltiedt atil of crultv ~the
oerii-xn suhpites ~old shockt'r (ree
ohe most* exotravofalont foinded. t
r te r vaiouls publintions ofthe
D tpatm uendetif . ri atrote most
tirn e foundhto Ja'ept o' four
Leet. Flax roots go down - three and "I
tour fect. Grass roots, four to six fe
Feet. Ied clover completely occupies
Lhe upper three feet of soil. Crimuson tn
Alover roots in a single year grow tl
three feet. Alfalfa roots go to the e
:inorious depth of twet'ty to thirty 11
'Iet. All of which mlay give sole et
farmers new ideas as to cultivation a
which breaks the roots of plants. aid
the distance at which to plant. WN\
late potato hills are three feet apart
each way the soil is very fully oc:u
pied by the roots to a depth of three
feet. 'nch ptato hill, therefore. oc
cuples twenty-seven CU)it feet of soil.
Salt Not Needed For Asparagus.
Anither :.' 'rt article is on the Prop
or Fertilizers f* r Aslaragus. AltgI
sal t has been considered a time-Ill n
ard tinessiv fo' tlis crop. it h1s
bleen fotil t'hat aspaiaglus will yi-ld
:I weil vitiott as wvitl it except for
the fact tlit the Salt prevents the
urou;th of veeds.
rowl: )u.lushroom-- for Hone Ise.
anolher ill shlt artA(i1 and On ion
ulture 1* en1er nohr Anothecr
sart arti.e gies the remarkable re
l:s of forcinr early rhubarb with
aising :Calves on Skin Milk, sup
p-eited, of (lolurse. by gramin. is an
instructivo- little article. covering tho
results of lxperimnts in this line in
he governmenit stiotis inl Iowa, Ida
ho. Knsas. Nr-Iska and111 Utan. En
te siccess has b)eet had with th'
skitm milk diet and the practice is
coisidered even more desirable by
soie authorities than allowing tie
vounste'rs to have natural milk.
Other topics liscuttssed are Noodles.
a product prepared by Europ ( ii
lousewives and soeic m:'nufnetturers
from flour with the addition of a er
tain aniount of eggs and salt the
dough heingw roih d into sheets and cit
into strips or faiaiftul shapes;: Condi
tion Powders' and Special Sti'mulatti:L f
I- ks for Fo'ls and Farm AnEals:
the Rlahtive Cot of Producing .1Meat
fltu tie Ieef Typ ad 'e D:i'v
Type of C;tttle: the Use of Animal
Food for Youngt', Ducks. showing the
aits of ducklins oil rationS colttin
ing differeit proportions of altii:tl
,ood: the Ta Effet of Using
from Disa's'ed C(ows alll the Produle
tion of Cider Vine::r.
Tllis is a free 1hulletin and appli('
tion should he tin:ohl to yoi' s'a1' tor
or mtmbir of ttntsor to Soire
tar Jams W\\ilsoni at Washingto.u
Colle c For the Amy.
The yearly t 4 . 1 Splin
:ablilt t4) het' let by the Qu1ta'rterll:Ster .
Genera'l. .11id thel 1epartnllent of -
rtiltur has, been-i celi u1P)n to (it
riewhich bralint Sha,11bepueisd
This test was 1ile1 un1der tlhe suli
vision of Dr. WileyN'. Chif of the Itu
roau of heitry. Ife selectol a jttry'
of veteran cofTee drinkers who know -
tind (ai till gooil offee from bad by
flavor :ntd he' the odor with the pot at
orobalbly a llindred yvirds distant. The I
.u a:ssl'11d itt Dr. Wily-'s oltice.
where the bureau cook had prepared I
Svevral smIa lo* ' of coffee from the
sainples submittel. They were tested;
CHRIYSANTIIEIDI WEALTII IN TI
~y the jur"' from ('utps al td 1)00ns
.\t'er tihe test thle jur'y was dis:n issed
:rtet:tt repor(t, gi vitug his views of the
e " iO'. andt~ statinug wllielll of tll t an:1I
ls he' 'onlsidered'ui te best. iTese
wre'1 pht('ed ini seaulu-d envelope)is and ti
and11 submtiitteid thu. linuditng to the Qua t- 1
temtaister' Genler':!. D r. Wliiley also 1
'ost itttd a1 part of thle jury-a fore
man. as it werte-to ascerttai:i whether
iis itndinigs and jtudgment of the qual
it of the coffee coinceided with those
If the others.
Cn.: Minute Butler.
The i nstatntaneuous ice-crleamtf maker
seetts abI out to give way to an m
stantaneous biuttet' tmaker'. This is a
('thtu caple I of mtakitng butter int
sixty' se'otnds. The mia('hine is so
hatudy that it might very well be
pheed on the tena tahle aIs ani acces
sovy to tlhe cups andl( teapolt. aind vet
uot look out of place. All that is
A F.\MTTTY OF EDIB
necessary is to furnish the cream n with h'
a temperature of W) degrt' es Fahven- Ii
eit and buttter enn he made at any I)
ime desire-whil on wait The s:
mpire Churn," reports Consul Lie
Id, of Freiburg, Baden, does not
en need a special vessel for holding
e cream. The cream is phi ced in
e vessel so tuat the dasher is in the
uter, a1nd about 1 1-2 inches below
e surface. The handle is then turn
[ slowly for a few seconds, :nd
en at a good s)eed. atd Withil oI
inLute butter is formed. Then som.
ALFALFA TWO YFARS OLD.
-esh cold water is poured in and the
indle turned sloy lI two or three
mleS wiein the butter is ready for
'ashing salting and eating
OLD AGE PENSION.
luch Attention Q'ven in France to
the Care ol the Indigent.
France evidently does not believe
iat the old should oo chloroformed
ud put out of the wNy. fP r. accordin'.
> oflicial reports received ':om United
tates officials located at Varis. that
overinment has a syste:i ')f pension
Ir for the ;.:ed. Filr m r thiin a
entury the FVrench govein:nent has
een experiienting with scienemes for
ivl' - ann1uity to the ohl, net, LoW
ver with en.: success.
At the preseit ine i1,-posits are re
ived from any persoi. regardless of
but the amrount imi:].a not exceed
H) francs ($91;.:0) in te11 cou5rse Of a
ear. An account may be o)ened for a
ild of three years of a ge; a married
:oan in,.y deposit money without her
sband's consent. At amy age be
een fifty and sixty-five (or earlier
I case Of perImaneint disability tc
ork) the depositor a11y1: claim his an
ity, which is calculated according tc
E GOV ERNMENT GREENHOUSE.
he :mount of his deposit and interes1
d the probabilitie.s of life, but th<
nnity may not exceed 1,200 franci
In rurail districts the tax gatherer h
mpowerod to receive deposits. and it
may factc ries a certain percentage :
leducted from the wages and paid t(
le Caisse in the wvorkman's name. 2
'ranch of thec Caisse may be founlde(
n any towvn or village, with the per
nission of the prefect of the depart
nent. and there are about 2..300 of suel
iranches. wilih nearly 340,000 de
There, are several large institution:
or the Icare of the indi.:ent aged. Somi
>f these are free and a. others a smial
harge :i..ade for board and lodging
't Issy. near Paris. is an institutio1
or widowers. widows. or matrriet
oules, of whom both are over silty
le years of age and who have "er
nrried at least fifteen years.
There are many sniall institutign
ounded by private peo1%K for old
>ficials, at seof ch the charg
as high as 8250 a year. Some r
ious orders still shelter a few aged
"rsons, either gratuitously or at a
ena sum ner nnnm_
uts UNDER IXEQ
^ ND SA FETY R EIN
WORKS INDEPENDENTLY OF THE DRI
Write for descriptive circu
THE GEE'11R MA%Z7
47 EXCHANGE P1
is a green soap, consistency of paste, a perfect
cleanser for automobile machinery and all
vehicles; will not injure the most highly
polished surface. Made from pure vegetable
oils. If your dealer does not carry American
Crown Soap in stock, send us his name and
address and Ve wi.1 see that your wants are
supplied. Put up in 12% 25 5and 50 lb pails.
James S. Kirk& Company
Gleanings in Bee Culture
teaches you about bees, how to handle them for
honey and profit. Send for free copy. Read it.
Then' vou 'll want to subscribe. 6 month's
trial 25c. Don't delay but do it to-day.
A. I. Root Co., Medina, Ohio.
With Greatest Economy
Western Elevating Crader
Western Wheeled Scraper Co.
end for Catalog.
When equipped with an I. TC. g
mill, the threshing machine, or the hu
economically than with any other pow
wood to saw, feed to grind or corn to
cost with I. Hi. C. engines.
I. . . HOR
I. H. C. gasoline engines are mad
P . ertical type, stationary; 6, 8, 1o,
ionary; and6, S, 10, I andI15H. P., l
WRITE FOR GASOLI
7 Monroe Street
8 NO OTHER WA
e The Strong
0 Kentucky Wago
You Can Do It EVERY TIME
GEER SAFETY REIN
PRICE, COMPLETE, $..00
No more Smash-ups: No more
Lives Lost: Can be buckled
on, in a minute, to any Bridle:
ar, free on application, to
.ACE, NEW YORK.
.ny 1:orse or .an'r Refunded.
SELF fEED FULL CIRCLE TWO liORSfE
The Baler for speed. Bales 12 to 18
tons a day. Has 40 inch feed hole.
Adapted to bank barn work. Stands up
to its work-no digging holes for wheels,
Selfeed Attacbment increases cap
acity, lessens labor, makes better bales
and does not increase draft.
Send for Catalofuc
SANDWICH MFG. CO.,
124 Main Street, Sandwich, I9
Over 70 sizes and styles for drilling
either deep or shallow welis in any kind
of soil or rock. :'lounted on wheels or
sills. With engines or horse powers.
Strong, simple and durable. Any me.
chanic can operate them easily.
SEND FOR CATALOGUE
WILLIAM BROS., Ithaca, N. Y,
Is I LOS
Pine, Fir, Cypress and Yenow Pine.
Write for Catalogue.
Eagle Tank Co., 281 N. Green St.,
-sone engine the farm, the dairy, the
er and shredder can be operated more
r. armers w~ho have water to pump,
shell, can do this work at a mimimum
2 n 5H . oiotltp
ON ENGINE OLT
ster Co. of Ameri
Chicago, Ill.e U.
aer all Conditions to
SOld Hickory |
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