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Promising Experiments Ur
To stamp out Texas cattle fever.
This is the hope of the Department of
Agriculture. The Department has been
working on the problem for some
time, and it has almost been proved
to the satisfaction of officials that the
tick which causes the fever can be
eradicated from a pasture simply by
keeping cattle out of that pasture. The
tick is not a herbivorous insect, and
it will die out if the pasture is kept
free of cattle. It is believed that if
one pasture on a farm is always kept
free of cattle over what might be
termed the life period of the tick, it
will furnish perfectly safe pasturage
for uninfected animals in case fever
breaks out in the rest of the herd.
Of course, the Department of Agri
culture has no right to go into a State
and enforce the free pasturage policy,
and the matter cannot be, or at least Is
not, always dealt with satisfactorily
by State officials. But in cases where
the Department is officially invited to
come into a State and take charge of
cleaning it up, it is quite ready to do
so. Tentative arrangements have al
ready been made for this work with
the authorities in some States, and it
is believed that it will be quite pos
sible to stamp out the fever and al
low the free interstate transportation
of cattle, which is now prohibited. The
saving in money and the convenience
to shippers of this arrangement can
easily be understo0od.
To Introduce Cattle from India.
'While this quarantine and extirpa
tion work is going on, a similar experi
ment - lines directed to
the same end will soon be under way.
There have been imported to some
of th .exsrngssecmn o.h
Iniafc cattle, whcasn poiiteas Te
saving ina money andrthemmuneenoenhe
Texsipper ofppisarngtemen csan
eaily bnte unsktaoio epgandoh
tik Atrodny ratthey frol notiar
Whilte parasie qaTie hafbds trad
tion wormas gotinn u on ia xesix
teenth onr din lnesdiraee toe
good saeen wtll ascan be funda.
There hae ben imotnento some
agans the aimneportaienof ore
stound ita they counr iutho ther
Tuhexaination Apantl thereane
oileinftre siht is rytoipugrat tockh
tick. At fany ate Indi winthar
bor theS parsie. ofhPerex. hal-odsn
arrnhedr however blood thae beenul
Tere Dearemer storakent laesm
ganteiportation of foremue nin t
ouge, aato and qualrayletfranrtie;
rmsofaaasIndia wipikthemout. h eat
mr.AnStre of Agriultuel ed ase
caranedinr howeer whmn the Agicul
turalmeptmfabot 100 haead larg im
ptnaonofthed immne Indian smat
ileand ofhs glred coast tilr itishe
India tongn pino them out.Te Doepat
mtg ovgicualtill esend wose
cAfvterinary afterl habnd thrt
suhen poven ate0ya will beue
Tx'nndbte teyrel schppdatnde
th e quaanautibne oa o ne ith small
isanbds ff thte ul cast tnil t is e-a
tmned thalseto td the : in dangpe, ofc
pper rininngvas in oe sbouide-ntr so::e
stan and5v4inehfflicionmeence wore
pehasc. ithTxa Pwflen-e.scetaal r
AftrTeeoef th ias z have been thd or1
o Ehy ve nr thewl enintro dessd
amnte Texasb wiherdsone. ibt i hope
ONrsssfLY e.fro~ $1.00. Sen ymi
~iea~h oen adjgand Sor and. you shd tnc
'rne rti reunde td -t.~
spera nder1.0 b Ra'rd L~e ti fee.ot on
oure.oTdle.cIfeyou dthim Teleshope be maldd foe
dertaken by the Agricul
that they will produce a fever-resisting
strain that will be a valuable Lcquisi
tion to the cattle men of the South
These two experiments of Uncle
Sam's farm department hold out a
promise of very great importance to
the live-stock industry, and conse
quently to all meat consumers.
The Manure Pit.
Where is the wise farmer who would
sell to his neighbor a load of his finest
corn or a load of some green crop for
a dollar bill, Yet there are thousands
of agriculturists all over the country
who are doing practically this very
thing when they dispose of their barn
yard manure for $1 a load. Others
are wasting the most valuable constitu
ents of the manure they save. The
manure produced on the farm is its
most valuable asset.
There are in the United States, in
round numbers, 17,000,000 horses, 61,
000,000 cattle, 47,000,000 hogs and 45,
000,000 sheep. Experiments have
shown that if these animals were kept
in stalls or pens throughout the year
and the manure, both liquid and solid,
carefully saved, the approximate value
of the manure produced by each horse
WITh TEXAS FEVER.
annually would be $27, by each head of
cattle $.9, by each hog $12 and by
each sheep $2. The fertilizing value
of all the manure produced would,
therefore, be for horses, $459,000,000;
cattle, $1,159,000; hogs, $564,000,000;
and sheep, $90,000,000, or a total of
These estimates are based on the
values usually assigned to phosphoric
acid, potash and nitrogen in commer
cial fertil'zers, and are possibly some
what ioo high from a practical stand
point. On the other hand, no account
is here taken of the value of manure
for improving the mechanical condi
tion and drainage of soils which is
almost as important a consideration
as its direct fertilizing value. It is
generally conceded that at least one
third of the value of r~anure is lost by
present wasteful management or a
total loss to the country of over
Return Full Value to the SoiJ.
If a farmer desires to maini:ain the
productiveness of his land, i; is es
sential that the amount of potash,
phosphoric acid and nitrogen removed
through the selling of meat, milk,
grain, hay, fruits, vegetables, etc.,
should be restored through an intel
lIgent conservation of the barnyard
It seems to be a hard matter to In
duce the average farmer to abandon
the time-honored practice of! piling
TYPICAL. CROP WH ERE MANURE is WASTED.
manure In the open air, exposing it to
leaching by rains and fermentation by
hot mid-summer suns, and adopt ra
tional scientific methods. He also hesi
tates to incur the necessary expense
of building suitable receptacles for the
storage of manure, frequently assum
ing that this expense is greater than
it really is. Manure is considered a
waste and It is hard for him to put
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into practice the new idea that the
manure should be as carefully pre
served from unnecessary loss, as
should any other farm product, after
he has for twenty years stored the
farmyard manure under the eaves upon
the slope which forms one border of
the running brook.
Experiments made by va:-ious Gov
ernment experiment stations show that
the construction of sheds or covered
yards for the protection of manure is
well worth while. T.he manure from
the horse and cattle stables and the
sheep and calf pens should be spread
THE WASTE OF
out evenly over these yards, covered
with coarse litter, and the whole kept
firmly packed by allowing animals to
run over it, thus preventing injurious
To Save All the Fertility.
A more elaborate and expensive
style of covered yard, a plan for which
is furnished by the Department of
Agriculture, provides not only for the
required protection of both animals
and manure, but also affords an ex
cellent grain chamber where feed can
be stored for convenient use. Under
the side roofs is also afforded a chance
for the storing of small tools and a
great variety of articles that are con
tinually in the way when lying about
the farm buildings. It also provides
splendid protection to animals when
housed at night during the summer,
this roof protecting them from heavy
showers in the night and affording
good chance for exercise in the win
ter, as all the sides, except that
toward the south, can be protected
against cold winds through tempo
Many stables are so situated that
by adding a cheap lean-to, a manure
"pit" is easily produced. The out
side boarding of the lean-to should
be, for a part -f the way at least, put
horizontally and hung in the form of
fiat doors, so that the manure can be
easily loaded on a wagon standing on
the outside of the building.
A great number of farmers who have
adopted manure sheds and covered
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yards have obtained unsatisfactory re
suts, but the Department of Agricul
ture believes that this is probably due
to the fact that these structures have
generally been loosely put together.
allowing a free circulation of air,
which has dried out the manure. On
this account barn cellars, so common
in New England, possess decided ad
vantages as receptacles for manure.
The common practice of allowing
swine to "work over" the manure in
these cellars is a wise one, since it
mixes the manure and keeps it well
packed and moist. In fact, if these
cellars are provided with impervious
otoms to hold the liquid manure,
this system of storage is probably the.
most perfect practiced.
Manure the Best Fertilizer.
Barnyard manure is the most ef
fective means at the disposal of the
average farmer to permanently im
prove his soil. No other fertilizer pos
sesses to so great a degree the power
of restoring worn out soils to produc
tiveness and giving them lasting fer
tility. It provides actual fertilizing
costituents: it improves the physical
properties of the soil, increasing the
amount of humus, which is generally
deficient in worn soils, bettering its
texture and increasing its water-ab
sorbing and water-holding power. Ex
periments have shown that the influ
ence of manure may be perceptible
twenty years after application. It di
rectly represents fertility drawn from
the soil and must be returned to it
if productiveness is to be maintained.
In many cases it has been demon
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Mr. (. M. Miediea. of Duluth. Mlnn., who purchas'ed
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weahe i h cold read the names o~f steamers and othe:
strated that the value of the manure
obtained in cattle feeding represents
largely, If 'not entirely, tie profit of
feeding. There are sound, scientific
reasons for the high esteem in which
farm manure is held. It contains all
the fertilizing elements required by
plants in quickly available forms that
insure plentiful crops and permanent
fertility. It supplies nitrogen, phos
phoric acid and potash, and it also ren
ders the stored-up materials of the
soil more available, makes it more fri
able and warmer, and enables it tc
retain more moisture.
We were lumbering in central Penn
sylvania during the summer of 1S70,
our portable steam mill standing in
a piece of woodland, near a small
stream and within a short half milc
of a rocky ledge, known as "Rattle
During the hot days, rattlers werc
constantly met, and "H-arry," whc
drove the daily stage through the "Nar
rows," had won quite a local reputa
tion from having killed more than a
score since the melting of the srows.
The pretty youn;; wife of our en
gineer had charge of the boarding
house, and after the noon meal was
served, the dishes cleared away and
the house put in order, she was ac
customed to bring her sewing into the
shade near our Planer, which was the
cleanest and coolest part of the mill,
and sit for an hour or two before com
mencing the preparation of the sup
She was a sweet, attractive sight
that hot afternoon of which I speak,
her beautiful arms and neck rival
ling the whiteness of her simple frock,
the only female in our camp of rough,
brawny men, but one whom any of
us would have defended from all harm
at any risk.
Some of the men were rolling up
the logs on the skid, some sawing them
into boards, others carrying the boards
to the yard, while my partner, Manuel
Motz, was personally tending to thE
more skillful work at the planer, in
front of which and facing it, May sat.
I was j-ist then acting as engineer
and fireman, andl as I happened to
look in their' direction, to my horror,
saw an im~mense rattier, coiled within
a foot or less of \Iay's back, his body
swaying to and fr-o, and his angry eyes
shining like sparks of fire. I was lit
erally paralyzed with terror, for
though but twenty feet away, it seemedi
as if the blow would be struck be
fore I could take even the first step.
Motz must have seen the snake at the
same moment, for I heard his voice
clear and sharp above the roar of all
the machinery. "May. there's a rattle
snake tha: will strike if you move; sit
perfectly still." As he spoke he
grabbed from a beam the bull whip,
which we used for our ox team, and
with the slightest movement of his
powerful wrist snapped it at the rep
tile, as if striking at a fiy. I remem
ber I thought what a fool action that
was, why didn't he dash forward and
at least attract its attention! But I
looked again and the body lay quiv
ering and twisting, but with a broken
"Pretty close call. May." he said
cheerily, "but its easy when you know
May h-xd been perfectly cool and
obedient till the' danger w-as past, and
then, womanlike, she quietly swooned
away, and for a day or two we did our
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