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MUCH CORN DAMAGED BY ROT
Until Recently No Positive Cure Discovered
Is Good Remedy.
Partners In the great corn belt, and
In fact wherever corn Is grown, have
suffered much loss through ear-rot and
until recently no positive remedy has
Ear-rot Ib different from corn smut,
that, disease which produces a large
outgrowth of a black sooty substance
on the ear, and which flies Into the
air as dust when thoroughly dry.
This fungus (diplodta Zeae) lives
as a parasite on the ears of corn and
on no other portion of the plant. It
1b sometimes found on old stalks that
havo been lying 011 the ground for
one or two years.
Uot does not occur under any con
dltlon except as directly brought 1
Effects of Rot?Wilted Husk.
about by tho fungus, and the fungus
cannot start except by its own reproductive
Keep the spores away from the
Krcen ears and the corn will remain
sound. Keep the field free from the
substance on which the spores are
produced nnd tho crop will remain
free from danger.
Practically the new infection comes
iruin mn oia stains, Jiot often from
the new Infected ears to corn grown
the sanie season.
Obviously the thing necessary then,
is to take out of the field and destroy
every rot-infected ear at husking time
and th#u to removo from badly infected
fields the stnlks by cutting
them low and burning them.
Of course a better remedy is to rotate
crops so thai corn shall not follow
corn within a period of two years.
If com is planted by the side of an
old tnfeot.ed field, especially if the
latter ia upon the side from which
pnnin thn nrovnlllno
v, v ... v, v wvj |/I v I n u (11 Ull'l W I 11 U h ,
south and west, infection is sure to
If these suggestions are strictly
carried out and corn is not allowed
to follow corn in the same soil oftener,
than once in three years, ear-ret may
be effectually banished.
PLAN TO PREVENT RUNAWAYS
Tongue Arranged to Support Doubletree
While Working With Harrow?Good
for Young Horses.
my f'HAS. K. PKTKUSKN.)
Realizing tlw> necessity of a sup
port for the doubletree when at work
with the harrow I made a tongue
with a loop on the one end and a
place for a neck yoke on the other.
The loop is made of three-quarter
iucii nun, uu' ?miu? arc; iiauenod and
threo holes drilled in caclt; these
holes are half-inch; (lio pin that holds
tho neck yoke in throe quarters, also
tho one that Iiolds tho doublet roe.
Any ordinary timber, ns used for
wagon or sled tongues will answer. I
used a nice, smooth, seasoned slip
pery-olm polo, at the butt four inches
and tho tip end three inches in diameter,
and 10 foot long.
One will find this tongue convenient
for working to tho drag or clod-crush
To Prevent Runaways.
er; It la Junt the thing for the young
horaoH, as it holds the singletrees off
their heols, thus preventing accidents
from runaways and a spoiled team of
horses or mules.
Buckwheat for Green Manure.
Ab a crop for green manuring buck
wheat possesses ii number of valuable
characteristics. It thrives on poor
Boll, It grows rapidly. It smothers
out woodB, thus helping to clean the
land. It fenqjk hard soils in n remark
ably mellow condition, It decays quick
i y when plowed under. Buckwheat lt>
free from Insect or fungus troubles. It
ntarts bo quickly and grows so rapidly
that moBt weedB get no chanco tr
make headway against it. Buckwheat
IB one 01 ino dosi crops tor cleaning
land by smothering out weed growths
Watch tBo neighbors" gardens foi
better varieties of fruits and vegota
blea. Many improved varieties art
much better than tho old.
OUT THE CORN CROP
Easy to Do Part of Work In Barn ]
During Inclement Weather If
fRv GEO ROE K. BROWN.)
In sections of (he country where the
corn crop is quite large it is almost
impossible to shuck out the entire j
crop in the barn, hence tho most
handy and economical method of disposing
of the corn and fodder In tho
open field during the early fall months
Is sought out. This Is tho way wo
gather our corn:
As soon as the crop is ready to haul
into the barn wo nil up our large base- |
ment floor, which holds about two \
Rood days' husking, nnd keep it stored
there for bad autumn days which are
sure to come.
When we are driven from the fields
by stormB we husk and bundle this
stored fodder out, and by the use of a
sling attachment fastened upon our
hay rope we easily pull the bundles,
about fifteen at a load into the mows !
with the use of the farm team. In j
this manner the basement fiocv ,
ready for more shocks from Uv field
as soon as the weather permits.
Out in the fields on nice days we can
keep the husking moving by employ- '
ing the low farm wagon unon which !
is fitted a combination wagon box and
rac k. Tho wings of this rack closed
np form a tight box and by lotting
ono wing dovn and driving alongside
the shock row each shock is readily
husked out. the corn thrown directly
into the bed, the fodder bundled, and
shockcd or piled into bunches. Each
evening after tho day's husking is
store d in tho cribs tho same wagon i
i is employed in gathering in the day's ;
husking of fodder which is hauled to
the barn and securely stored away.
In tliis manner each day's work is
finished tip clean and no concern is
felt by us as to what the weather of the
next day or two may he. In one cor- !
ner of the wagon bed is a hox for
choice ears of seed, selected as wo
go along. If the fodder is to bo
shocked up in bunches for stacking
later on, we carry a discarded kero- j
sene can, fitted with a temporary battorn
into which has been placed a ball
of twine with one end threaded out
through the spout.
From this ball we cut out our supply
of twine for tying the bunches and
have no trouble from the twine entangling
among the fodder.
We aim to get all the corn into the
cribs and the fodder into the stacks
and barns as early as possible, for
after winter storms set in, fodder rapi
idly depreciates even in well shocked
I bunches in the open field.
GATE CATCH IS VERY SIMPLE
Effective Device fs Shown in lllustra
tion?Handy on Any Farm and
Is Not Expensive.
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The on?? in Uh> cut shows a simple
but ff?-ctive device to hold a gate
shut. A quarter-inch iron rod llfteen
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Simplest Gate Catch.
inches long, turned down fivo Inches
j at one end and 1 inches at the otlier,
i and held i:i place hy two staples, with
I the short turn next the post to (It
| fiver a block nailed on to the fjMtepost.
w -| 1 1 JUvT>
One of tho essentials of a good pasture
Ik a Rood fence.
The garden is paying many fold for
all tho work you did on it.
The best tiino to do a task, espeektlly
of repairing, is just before It Is
The careful, up to-dato trucker will
see to it that none of his land lies
bare during the winter.
Winter wheat, like any other grain,
cannot do well unless the seed bed
for it Is properly prepared.
To destroy snails or slugs you
should spray with one ounce of arsenate
of lead in one gallon of water.
If you have been doing any building
or repairing, look out for stray nails,
and so avoid the nossible loss of stock
1 rom lockjaw.
"The pastures should be free from
weeds." This Is unnecessary advieo
this year. They arc free from both
grass and weeds.
The time to cut corn Is generally
given as "when It is glazed; that Is,
i when the shucks arc white and tho
, leaves are turning."
When you go through your potatopatch,
you can easily find the big poi
tatoes, simply by selecting the vines
as big as a man's finger, with a fair
lot of healthy stalks.
, Top dressing tho soil with a thin
coat of manure put on with a spread
; t>r Is tho way to get the value of the
' fertilizer where the plant roots eair
Do not think time and money spent
on a lawn wanted. It 1r tho best kind
" of an Investment If you wish to Bave
after trouble. Remember that a well
' made lawn not only needs less weed*
in*, but leBB watering.
LOOK TO YOUR KIDNEY8.
\A/hftn Riiff?rlno From flaclfacti*
aches and Urinary Troubles.
They aro probably tho true sourco of
your misery. To keep well you must
keep your kldnoys well. There Is no
11 -?-rya better kidney remedy
H than Doan's Kidney
J] They cure slck
j kidneys and cure them
SITI E. C. Hampshire,
W 708 E- Brambleton
Tfl 1 St., Norfolk, Va., says:
"I Riiffororl frnm UI<1.
I I ney colic and tlio
pain (luring sonic attacks
was bo severe that it required
two strong men to hold mo. The only
relief I received was from morphine
injections. I was completely cured
by Doan's Kidney Pills and believe
they saved ray life."
Remember the name?Doan's.
For salo by all dealers. 50 cents a
box- Foster-Milburn Co., Huffalo, N. Y.
Vera (eight years old)?What does
transatlantic mean, mother?
Mother?Across the Atlsintio. of
course; but you musn't bother me.
Veru?Does "trans" always mean
Mother?I suppose it does. Now, If
you don't stop bothering mo with your j
questions I shall send you right to
Vera (after a few minutes' silencc)
?Then does transparent mean a cross
BABY'S SKIN TORTURE
"When our baby was seven weeks
old ho broko out with what we
thought was heat, but which gradually
grew worse. wo cauea m a doctor.
Ho said it was eczema and from that
time wo doctored six months with
three of the best doctors in Atchison
but ho only got worse. His face, head
and hands were a solid sore. There
was no end to the suffering for him.
Wo had to tie his little hands to
keep him from scratching. He never
knew what it was to sleep well from
the time he took tho di&easo until he
was cured. He kept us awake all
hours of the night and his health
wasn't what you would call ennd. Wo
tried everything but the right thing.
"Finally I got a set of the Gutlcura
Remedies and I am pleased to say
we did not ubo all of them until ho
was cured. Wo have waited a year
and a half to see if it would return
but it never has and to day his skin
is clear and fair as it possibly could
be. I hope Cuticura may save some
one else's little ones suffering and
, also their pocket-books. John Leason,
1403 Atchison St., Atchison, Kan., Oct.
Flirting With Fashion.
That innate tendency on tho part
of the fair consumer to flirt with fashion,
playing fast and loose with various
commodities, is responsible for
the uncertainties that have prevailed
during tho month. There was such a
lack of confidence as to the ultimate
j acceptance of the various lines prepared
by distributers and consumers
that buying was somewhat minimized.
Prosperity or adversity has nothing to
do with the millinery business. Fash
j ion nlone makes or breaks.?Millinery
TRY MURINE EYE REMEDY
for Red, Weak. Weary, Watery Eyes
and Granulated Eyelids. Murine Doesn't
Smart?Soothes Eye Fain. Druggists
Sell Murine Eye Remedy, Liquid, 25c,
f)Oe. $1.00. Murine Eye Salvo in
Aseptic Tubes. 2.">e. $1.00. Eye Hooks
and Eye Advice Free by Mail.
Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago.
Latest Mine Horror.
Tho Doctor- Of course, if the operators
in the anthracite and bituminous
Holds form a coalition
Tho Professor?Then there will be
nothing for the consumers to do but
Recipe for Happiness.
Happiness would seem to consist of
not. longing for the things that would
make lis hitiinv - I.if >
TO DKIVK OI'T MAI.AHIA
AM) in ii.i) i r nil" svs'i r.M
TnkA the Old Standard t.ItoVKS TAVI'Kl .?>.**
t 111LL '1'ONIC You know what you nn taking.
Tlw formula Is plainly printed on ctimjt bottio.
shotting It Is slinol? oulnlne and Iron in rx \;\ t?*leai
form. Thi* (Jul nine drives out tlm malaria
and tn? Iron t>uUa.i ui? tho vMcm. >oM l?y all
aiuiors for ?>0 years I'rtco '<0 rents
Not Strictly Orthodox.
I'olico JliHtico?Young man, what Is
your roliglon. if you have any?
Chauffeur (arrested for overspecding)?Something
like Jim Hludso's,
your honor never to be passed on the
I'or COLDS mid fiUIP
Hicks' ('Ai't'OlKB Is ltic 1 n*ht remedy r?llovt-H
the aching ami feverli?hnexB cures th?
Colli mid restore* noriniil coiulillonH. Il'?
liquid efTeetH luiniedlatly. lue., S.V., an?l Wo.
At <lruu storen
I hold it indeed to be a sure sign
of a mind not poised as it ought to bo
if It be insensible to the pleasures of
None so llttlo enjoy life, and are
such burdens to themselves as those
i who have nothing to do. The active
only havo tho true relish of life.
And sensiblo men consider It too
; much trouble to look for trouble.
Booauao of the
Blanche?Poor Grace! Sho out married
lllnnxlm Vno Cl,? ? * .1 ?
'.wuvuu A V.O. oik; Iiuti I U'U it uunc,
you know, and didn't havo enough
money to pay his bills.
Now They Sleep Indoors.
(Jeorge II. Heattie, jeweler in (he
old Arcade, and L. E. Ralston, auditor
of the News, have jointly and several
ly decided that sleeping out In the
open isn't all that it has been declared
to be, says the Cleveland leader.
They were both in a deep snooze out
at tlie Heattlo farm, mar Chagrin
Falls, tho other night, when a runaway
team from the county fair city
turned into the lane leading up to tho
Beattie estato and came along at full
Sound asleep, but dreaming of impending
danger, Ralston rolled out of
his cot toward the north, and Iteattle
from his cot toward the south. The
runaway horses dashed between the
sleepers, oversetting everything in the
way, but missing Heattlo and Ralston
by margins too narrow to ho measured.
Since that night Ralston has
slept in his town house and Beattie
has found shelter under the ample
roof of his house on his big planta
His First Lesson In Economy.
"When I was a very small boy and
a dime looked pretty t?ik to tne, I met
' John 11. Farley who had always been
I my good friend?on tlio street one
| Juno day," says Frank Harris.
" 'Frank,' he said, "the Fourth of
July Is coming soon. You'll want
some change then, l.et me be your
banker until then and you'll have
! some money for firecrackers, torpe
' does, lemonade and peanuts.'
"I emptied my pockets into his hand
and everv dnv iherenfior until tin.
Fourth 1 turned over to liiin my small
earnings. When tlio day of days came
1 around I had a fund that enabled me
I to celebrate in proper style, while
many of my playmates were flat
| broke. It was my first lesson in thrift,
and it was a good ono. Hundreds of
I Cleveland people would be glad today
i to testify to the fact that when John
j II. Farley was a friend of a man or a
I boy lie was a friend indeed."?Clevo:
oi. uouis Lady cured of Eczema.
& )."!!) Vernon St., St. Louis, Mn,
| I have liinl Ki kimiki for four yarn, ami
liavo tried everything possible to cure It,
) without success, until I trieil Tetterlno.
I Your medicine has cured me after six
I months' trial. Miss A. H. Klnpr.
i Tetterlne cures Eczema, Itching J'iles,
RliiK Worm, Dandruff and every form of
Scalp nnil Skin I >lscase. TcUcrlno BOc;
Tetterlne Soap 25c. At druggists or hy
mail direct from Tho Shuptrine Co., Savannah,
With every mall order for Tetterlne wo
I clvo ji box of Shuptrine's 10c 1 .Ivor I'ills
No Help Needed.
1 A little miss of five years who had
, been allowed to stay up for an evening
party, was told about S:l!0 to go
I.. I.Oil V...... ..1.
i i 1 ,T, > * i > DIU? IJ ttliu I11UVUU
toward the stair. An aunt, seeing her
reluctant, asked: *>
"Helen, can I do anything to help
"No" replied Helen. "I will get
there altogether too soon as it is."
"Now, Harry," said tho Sunday
school teacher to the brightest boy in
i he class, "can you t< 11 mo how ICliJah
"110 didn't die at all," replied the
youngster. "He was translated from
the original Hebrew."
Bermuda Onion Seed.
Direct from Teneriffo. Wo are headquarters.
W'rito for prices. John A.
I Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse, Wis.
"What's the matter?"
"Cold, or something in my head."
"Must be a fold, old man." l.ippln
When a young man admires a girl's
i hair she thinks he Is hitting for a
! bunch of it to wear In his locket.
Color mor? goods brighter and latter color* tha
You can die any garment without ripping apart. Wrl
A friend in need is it friend wo
usually try to dodge.
i Mrs. Window's Soothing Syrup for Children
! teething, HofienH the ifumn. it<1iipoh Infliimmn
tlon, allay* i>aln, cures wln<1 colic, 2.r>o a IxMtle.
Snmn peoplo are happy only when
(hey aro onvled.
Good Advice, but
A traveler entered a railway carriage
at a wayside station. The eolo
occupants or uio compartment consisted
of an old lady and her son,
about twelve years old. Nothing of
note occurred until tho train steamed
Into tho station at which tickets were
collected. The woman, not having a
ticket for the boy, requested him to
The traveler intervened and suggested
putting him under the seat.
"Man," said the excited woman, "it's
as snair as daith; but there's twa under
tho Kait a'ready!"
I Weak and delicate ladiei
into their pale cheeks and ei
Read this letter from iMrs. A
giving an account of her ex
"I was hardly ever withe
a misery in my back and sic
in bed half the time, and su
ralgia of the stomach. Sinc<
I tonic, I have gained 10 pout
my own house-work, and w
ook like a different person."
H The Worn;
No harmful cffects can \
' H from the use of Cardui, the
| women have written, like
I benefit they obtained from it:
Cardui is a reliable toi
I medicinal herbs, acting mainl
I and building up both nervou
Pure, strictly vegetable, s
I ideal remedy, for delicate, ai
Try it. At all druggists.
TW new RF.MINCTC
text look L> incrr?n::x
Clilest and B
tM If! 1ST A tplpn<J
m m m a m
n any other dye. One 10c package colors all Tiber
te lor free booklet? How to D?e. Bleach and M: i Color i.
A CREO/ S" HAIR RESTORER. PR|<
? Wlich Hazel
is more soothing i' an Cold
Cream : more liealing than
'dm any lotion, liniment or salve;
more beautifying than any
Cur?s dandruff and slops hair from
. falling out.
?wnmmxmmm m mi 11
; need Cardui, to bring roses I
lergy into their weary frames. I
albert Root, of Amanda, Ohio, |
perience, and how she found E|jj
>ut a lieadr.clie, and otten had I
les," she writes. "1 was sick I
ffered a great deal from neu- I
2 taking Cardui, the woman's |
ids, and now I can do all of H
ashing, and my friends say I gH
afiU ^arilfr laWt? H?
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art's Tonic 11
possibly conieto young or old g
woman's tonic. Thousands of Kgl
>\rs. Root, to tell of the great |p
lie. its ingredients are mild, j?|
y on the womanly constitution, I
s and vital energy.
safe and reliable?Cardi i is an I
i Gun* and Remington Autoloading H
lent the highest development in HB
manufacture. This claim is proven W
over 50^ of the Interstate Handi- I
it thrse years have been won by KR
[una. More winnings than all other ?.'>
UMP GUN?Hammerlets, Solid Rreeeh, B
m Ejection recognizee] ?? unrivaled in thi* fjjjj
JTOLOADING SHOTGUN-Harr.mer- R
combines the adva itagej ol all other shotguns Bp]
ng without the lets thereby of on ounce ol EjC
a m'nitnum recoil?absolutely sale.
")N Catalogue it morr llian a raul yuc~ it is alio a
hooting proficiency, mailed ) tec la ifjertsmen. wfej
I1NGTON ARMS COMPANY
9 Uroadwity, New York City fit
est Tonic; for Malaria and Debility.
lid general tonic; 40 yenrs% sut fr-5. Cont.i rv
rc or other poison*. Unl Ue cjinn ne, itlenvo*
no bad effect*. lake no sutiftt lute. F R E t"
hoo'< of ou7zles sent to any address.
AflTNl K PK1 Kit A CO,,
m M. .?. V, K \J>
I AXLE GREASE
Hk Keeps the spindle bright i.nd
raft Iron from t;rit. Try a box#
Sold by dealer* everywhere-.
^STANDARD OiL CO.
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I. They d v ft In rftlil w*Al?r h/.lt?r tS.n .n. ?lh.. A..
MONROE DRUG 06V, QuInoy, II lino im.
lenrilM rorr eA*lly. The nick era cured, and nil other? Im
kble, no matter how "einofled," kept from huTlng the <!! UiliiK
HI-OIIN-8 I.igrlu DlHTKMrF.lt CUItK. Giro oa
pie. or In feed. Ar(? on th? blood and c i pel* frorm? ox
h or dlilompor. lie st remedy ever known for marc* in fo*L
He iruarantecd to cure one c**e. f?Oc an*' II a bottle, if. *104
i or and burner rtoulorfi. or eont einroee paid by
?turcrw. Cut wbowrt how to pf tilt Ice throate. Our frt?
(flTcf ever? tiling. local wanted. ] Ararat eolllixg
medjr In 01 lutenoe?twelve years.
,, (bcMiitsaodBAfUrioi*ci*t* Ooshon* lnd?9 U? 3* A?
CE, SI.OO. retail.