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WOMAN SUCCESSFULLY AND SCIENTIFICALLY
"MANAGES 1,000-ACRE FARM
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Mrs. Clark W. Kelley and Her Modern
Devils Lake, N. D., April 3. Mrs.
Clark W. Kelley is the owner and
manager of a 1,000-acre farm on the
banks of Devils" Lake.
She has built "Beach Place," a
beautiful country home, and farms
her thousand acres scientifically and
Recently she was made vice presi
dent of the International tParm Wo
men's Association, and shejs also the
president of the section for women
who manage their own farms.
Her motto is that "Example is truly
better than precept."
She works on the theory that the
only way to prove that a thing can
be done is to do it. and if it is a suc
cess others will follow.
Her farm is one of the first Da
kota farms to have an alfalfa field
on it Mrs. Kelley took the farm
over when the fertility Jiad all been
worked out of the soil. She used .up-to-date
agricultural methods of scien
tific farmers, except in such case us
she proved some ot her ojn experi
She has won out. Her farm is a .
great success. Her farmhouse is one
of the prettiest and most comfortable
in North Dakota. She is one of the
remarkable farm women of the .
Push, pluck and perseverance, she
declares, play a nice little- part in ,
any successful undertaking. 7
Taffetas, mojres, failles and ben-
galiues ar in high favor,