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THE HARTFORD HERALD
INFORMATION' FROM THE KXrB RIMEXT s STATION AGRICUL
TURAL PAPERS AND THE COfjNTT AGENTS OFFICE
Kentucky Farm Women Learn Sew
Lexington, Ky March. Kentucky
has the distinction of being one ot
the two state . la the Union where
farm women receive instruction in
clothing efficiency methods, accord
ing to Miss Helen ' Harriman, field
agent in clothing from the Kentucky
State College ot Agriculture. The
work was started in November 1920
at which time 21 women were en
rolled in learning methods of mak
ing clothing quickly, easily and with
good results tdr themselves and
their families. At the present time
more than 100 women in the State
are taking the work and passing it
on to their neighbors. Massachu
setts is the other state giving this
work to farm" women.
Fertilizers Still Cheap Even at Pres
Lexington. Ky., March. In spite
ot the fact that some farmers claim
they cannot afford to buy fertilizers
at the present cost of these materi
als when prices on farm products
are low, figures produced by R. E.
Stephenson ot the Soils and Creps
Department of the Kentucky Starfe
College ot Agriculture show that the
corn could drop to 50, cents per
bushel, wheat to 75 cents and hay
to 60 cents per hundred pounds and
the use of limestone' and phosphate
would still be profitable even at
their present cost. Experiments
conductd on the different soils types
of the State were used ns a basis in
computing the figures.
Will Control "Gaps"
Lexington, Ky., March. Burning
the dead chicks and all worms re
moved from them, keeping chicks
confined until the dew is off the
grass and adding three drops of
creolin to each pint of drinking wat
er which the youngsters use are the
three recommendations made by the
poultry department of the Kentucky
State College of Agriculture for the j
control of "gaps" the most common
chick ailment' -
For 1021 Hub JVinnprs
Lexington, Ky., March - Free
trips to the 1921 Chicago Interna
tional Livestock Exposition will be
provided for the Kentucky, club
champions in poultry and dairy calf
growing through the co-operation of
a Chicago packing- house, according,
to an announcement which has just
been made by C. W. Buckler, of the
Kentucky State College of Agricul
ture and leader of Junior club work.
T I. nrnhihla that frPB trln for
other champions will be provided,
Mr. Buckler said.
Any Kentucky boy or girl can en
ter the contest by getting in touch
vith Mr, Buckler, the county club
leader or the county farm or home
dembristration agerft. The only re
quireraent for those making the trip
is that they prepare a briet story of
their experiences while at the show.
Kelson County Youngsters Organize
Dairy Calf Club
Lexington,- Ky.,, March. Twelve
Nelson county boys and girls inter
ested in dairying have organized a
dairy calf club, purchased' their
calves and started what they intend
to make a foundation herd of dairy
cattle, according to a report from E
M. Prewltt ot the Kentucky State
College of Agriculture.
r Tobacco Seed Plants
The first step in producing a sat
lsfactory crop ot tobacco is to use
good seed, true to type, and before
topping Is done the tobacco field
should be gone over carefully in
search ot desirable seed plants. Hav
ing definitely decided upon the Ideal
type of plant desired, only those
plants which conform, to this type
- should be selected, for growing seed.
The advantages ot selecting good
seed plants will be lost it crossing
with other types is allowed to take
place. This Is prevented, readily , by
covering the flp,wer head - with a
. twelve-pound manila paper ' bag.
The small leaves and branches. just
below the flower bead proper should
be removed and the mouth ot the
bag securely tied to the stalk just
below the flowering branches. Any
blossoms whteh have already opened
must be picked off before the bag Is
placed in position. The bag must be
adjusted from time to time to ao-
' commodate the growth of the flower
nead. . '
Dark Tobacco Culture ;
' In the. portion of Kentucky and
.Tennessee lying between the burley
district and the dark flre-cured sec
tions types jf tobacco are produced
In large quantities suitable for do
nestle manufacture Into chewing
and Jmoking tobacco. These types
are mostly air cured, like burley,
but in other respect the methods of
production are quite similar to those
followed for the dark flre-cured to
bacco. ' In the southern portion of
this territory centering around War
ren County, Kentucky, the so-called
one sucker is the prlnofpal variety
In a few counties of Virginia, in
the vicinity of Richmond, a type of
leaf long known as Virginia sun
cured Is produced. Formerly the
tobacco was exposed to the sun in
the process of 'curing (hence the
name), but at the present time air
curing as practiced In the burley dis
trict is the more common method.
This type Is specially adapted to the
manufacture of chewing tobacco
Aside from the curing and some
what higher topping substantially
the same methods of production
should be followed as for the fire-
cured export tobacco.
Three Ways Of Starting
There are three ways, says N. E,
Chapman, of Minnesota University
Farm, of getting a start with stand
ardised birds. Qne is with hatch
ing-eggs, another by buying day-old
chicks and' another . by breeding
stock. The most common way, and
the cheapest, is to begin with a few
sittings of eggs, the day-old chick
method, however, is Increasing in
popularity." But whatever method
Is used, good judgment must be ex
ercised in buying, for often the
j breeders and the hatcheries have a
I varied supply of standard-bred eggs
ln'and poultry stock.
Open Shed For Milk Cows
In order to handle milk cows su-
ressfully In an open shed, the fol
lowing points should be observed:
1 , Shed should be tight, closed
on three sides and open tp the south.
2. An abundance of bedding
should be used.
3. Under climatic conditions pre
vailing in Pennsylvania It appfirs
necessary1 to have a well-protectPd
room into which to drive the cows
to he cleaned and milked during
4. Sheltered box stalls in which
to house cows during time of calv
ing, are essential.
Seed Treatment For Outs
Before . treatment run all. seed
grain ' through a good fanning mill
In ofder to remove light or shriveled
grains, dirt, 'trash and weed seeds.
Do not expose the grain' to fresh
contamination after treatment.
and shovel should be dlsln
fected as explained below. The seed
drill should be thoroughly sprayed
inside with the formaldehyde solu
' Dry formaldehyde treatment:
1. Pile the grain on a clean floor
clean canvas, or in a tight wagon
'. 2. For 50 bushels of seed, add 1
pint' of water to 1 pint -of formalde
hyde in a qua A hand sprayer. For
smaller amounts of grain, make up
less ot the solution.
3. Shovel the grain into a new
pile and spray each shovelful with
the solution. Spray- beneteth the
tailing grain. One or two strokes
ot the handle to each shovelful of
grain gives aoout me rignt amount
of spray. Shovel the grain over on
ly once in this treatment.
4. When the grain is all treated,
spray the bags in which it will be
taken to the field, Inside and out,
and spread them on the pile of grain.
Cover the pile with canvas or blank
ets which have first been sprayed
with the ' formaldehyde solution.
Leave the shovel in the pile.
6. . After being covered 4 or 5
hours, not longer, remove the cover
and spread the grain" out to air. ,
(. In order to avoid Irritation ot
the eyes and nose:
Have a draft through the room In
which the seed is treated.
Work from the windward side of
Hold the sprayer down close to
Shovel the grain, upon the vapor.
7. Oats may be treated and sown
the same day, or It may be treated
several weeks la advance of sowing,
provided It Is thoroughly aired and
stored In disinfected bags.
This treatment has given perfect
satisfaction when used for oats if
the directions are followed and a
good grade of formaldehyde used.
The sprinkling method may be , used
if desired.. The dry method, howev
er. Is less laborious, does not wet
the i grain and is the treatment
The dry treatment may be' used
for the covered smut of barley. It Is
used by many farmers for the stink
ing smut ot wheat. la our expert-
ence it sometimes Injures the germi
nation of wheat and does not al
ways give satisfactory control of
The loose smuts of wheat and
barley can be controlled only by the
hot water method, directions for
which will be sent upon request. I
Guides In Feeding Dairy Cows j
If dairy cows are to be fed for
profitable production they must re
ceive1 a liberal ration at all seasons.
In summer, pasture generally Is de
pended upon, bfft often it must be
uppllmenterby soiling crops or
silage and sometimes by concen
trates as well. . For winter feding, '
the ration usually is composed ot
hay, silage, and a mixture of grains.
In properly balancing the ration the
grain mixture is compounded to fit
the roughage, with due considera
tion toy cost, bulk, palatabillty and
physiological effect upon the cow.';
For best results cows must be fed ;
Individually, salted regularly and
furnished with all the clean water
they will drink. j
A few simple guides for feeding
may be summarized as follows: j
1. Under most circumstances the
cow should be fed all the rougage i
that she will eat up clean and the
Brain ration should be adjusted to '
the milk production. !
2. A grain mixture should be fed
in the proportion of one pound to
each three "pints or pounds of milk :
produced daily by the cow, except In !
the case of a co'w producing a flow i
of 40 pounds or more, when the ra-
tion may he one pound to each three !
and a half or four pounds of milk, ,
An even better rule Is one. pound of
grain each day for every pound of,
butterfat that the cow produces dur-
Ing the week. .
3. Feed all the cow will respond
to in milk production. When she
begins to put on flesh, cut down the
Grain Feed For Chicks
In addition to the green feed and
dry mash, which should be provided
regularly, a grain mixture should be
fed night and morning, giving as
large a quantity as the chicks will
eat clean, but no more. A good grain
mixture for growing chicks consists
of three parts cracked corn, two
parts wheat and two parts hulled
oats. When available, kaflr corn or
rolled or hullod barley may be sub
stituted for hulled oats. In locali
ties where hullod oats, kaflr corn or
rolled barley cannot be obtained or
is too high in price, a mixture of
cracked corn and wheat only may be
fed until the chicks are old enough
to. eat whole oats, when two parts
outs may be added to the corn and
The ('arc Of Livestock
Great care should be exercised in
the proper management of livestock
for the farmers greatest nnd easiest
profits come from thiB source. To
produce the best profits, they must
have proper food and care. Animals
suffer the same as man In great ex
tremes of heat and cold. They
therefore should be shelterd in sum
(her the same as in winter.
Stock should never be made to
stand out in the rain and dew. If
they are compelled to stay out. they
should have extra .food and care.
Never allow animals of any kind to
suffer from thirst or hunger. Anl
mala that are poorly fed, left un
sheltered, allowed to become filthy
and dirty, sicken and Anally die.
Kindness helps greatly in the
management of livestock. The man
who Joves and cares for his animals
learns their habits and the food
they need most is the man who will
make the most out of his livestock
Farm animals are kept mostly to
supply the demand tor meat, milk,
eggs, wool and to furnish motive
power tor certain kinds of labor be
sides being a complete utilization of
everything grown on the farm.
Don't keep poor of scrub stock,
W. THEODORE DEVER
Jl'DGE McKEXZIE MOSS
IS URGED FOR PLACE
Louisville. Ky., March 26. Judge
McKenzie Moss, of Bowling Green,
Is understood-to be the man whom
Kentucky Republicans wilt urge
President Harding to appoint as so
licitor ot the postofflca department
at. Washington, says s Post dispatch
fsora Washington. The message adds
that Judge Kerr, of Lexington, prob
ably will be' selected as federal Judge
for the Panama Canal Jone.
NEGRO LYNCHED AFTER
CONFESSING TO ATTACK
Monticello, Ark.. March 25. Phil
Slater, a negro, fifty years old, who
confessed that he had attacked a
white woman near Wllmar last week
was taken from the Jail here and
lynched. In making his confession
he said "I did It. but please give me
a trial. ' The mob banged tne
gro to telephone pole and riddled
his body with bullets. 1 ,
SSffa FH3yy.Trt -i-LVJjh:'.'
WITTV AXD WISE
One woman can make a home
happy, but two of 'em can't. Syra
cuse Herald. j
" ; old, Pineville, Ky., u senior at the
Errs are about low enough now- University of Kentucky, died at the
to be utilized in theatrical criticism. , Hood Samaritan Hospital following
Springfield (Mo.) Leader. i ;'n operation in nn effort to chock
! blood poisoning which developed
It mny not be of much interest to from an infected arm resulting from
anybody, but a cockroach has no a slight bruise received while play
toenails. Arknnsnw Thomas Cat. ir.g basketball.
j The girl was moved to the hospi-
Fooles hosiery is now the rage till Saturday,
in Pari, Personally we have Paris Her father and mother, Mr. and
l.en.tpn by several years Burling-Mrs. Hugh S. Young, and her sister,
ion News. j .Mary Pat Young, were at her bed-
i side when she died.
Kansas reports a rat that lives on
bnrk. It is no unusual thine to feed
kitty with clilrs. Baltimore
Personally we haven't clone much
toward helping Mr. Harding select
a cabinet, hut It is his fault. Dal
las News. i j
' - 'I
Zero in efficiency Is shown by
those Florida burglars who tried to,
rob a bank that failed weeks ago.
Thank goodness we're at the point
where we can again ask for a
dime's worth of something without
being laughed at. Chula (Mo.)
The trouble with merchandising
may be that too many women are
shopping on the wrong side of the
windows. Pnssaic (N. J.) Herald
. The reason why a woman wears
furs in the summer and a low-neck
dress In the winter is because she is
a woman. Nauvoo (III.)) Inde
pendent. A Kane surgeon operated upon
himself successfully for appendicitis.
At this rate man will soon become
his own undertaker. Harrlsburg
We have a friend who smokes a
cigar that will keep on being manu
factured If the Kentucky night rid
ers keep tobacco off the market for
1,000 years. Washington Post.
About the only difference we no
tice between the old postage stamps
and the new Pilgrim ones is that the
latter require about 40 per cent
more spit. Eaton (Colo.) Herald.
The editor of this sheet is both
underpaid and underfed. x Come a-
running with that subscription you
owe us. You don't know Just how
bully It makes us feel to have a
few "bucks" In our Jeans. Tickle
us. St. Mary's (W. Va ) Leader.
WANTED Men or Women to take
orders among friends and neighbors
for the genuine guaranteed hosiery,
full Hue tor men women and children.
Eliminates darning. We pay 7 5o an
hour spars time, or f SI.OG'a week for
ne-;ruu time, experience unnecessary,
Write International Stocking Mills,
' Norrlstown, Pa. S-lOt
TSt EL JXM.I YER SAL CAR
MOTOR WITH COMFORT IX A FORD SEDAN
When you ride In a Ford Sedan or Coupe, you ride in comfort
weather holds no fear for you. A minute, and your car is transformed.
Windows down, windshield open t'-.e Ford Coupe or Sedan affords the
coolness and breezlness of the open car. Windows up, windshield closed
and you are protected from rain, wind, sleet or snow.
And bear this in mind. The Ford Sedan costs you. no more than the
ordinary open car. In fact, the Fori Sedan costs you less to buy, war
tax lii'luded, than any touring car manufactured in the United States,
except, of course, the Ford. Compa-e the prices yourself.
Come In let us show you the Ford Sedan or Coupe. Better get
your order In now while prompt tlel.ery is possible. And never forget
the matchless "Ford After-Service" Riven Ford owners by Ford dealers
msans the continuous use of your car.
BEAVER DAM, KY.
CSSSSSZlSEga i&ZZ!ZPT?n i? fTTiH
MiUi IS KILLED IV
M;irch 26. Miss
Young, 22 years
Memorial exercises were held a
Patterson Hall, the girls' dormitory
of the college. The services were
In charge of the Pkev. Henjamin J.
Bush. The body, accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Young, was taken to
Plneville for burial.
TO INSPECT DOMESTIC
SCIENCE IN HIGH SCHOOLS
Frankiort, Ky., March 26. Miss'
Betsy Madison, state supervisor of
Home economics education, left here
mer school for teachers in Mi-Crack-, lts aud 12 tned S0WS' lrert
en county in connection with the ; by four Unrelated boai'S will
summer school program of the state give C'liaiice of excellent se
department of education . The lectioil.
schools are designed to train teach
ers to meet the higher requirements
of the 1920 school law. While in
Western Kentucky Miss Madison al
so will inspect the domestic science
departments of various high schools.
FINE FLAVORED SALMON
The pink salmon is the smallest
member ot the salmon family, aver
aging about four pounds In weight It
matures in two years and Is found
In great numbers in Puget Sound
and along the Alaska coast. Its
flesh is ot a coral-pink tint and is
especially tender and delicately flav
ored. The chum or white salmon is
lurger fish, averaging about eight
pounds. It matures In from three
to four years, "runs" in the fall and
is widely distributed along the North
Pacific coast. It Is distinguished by
the trout-like color ot Its flesh
which is a creamy white. This sal
mon is also sometimes called keta.
BACKACHE.PAIN IN SIDE,
Nashville, Tenn. "Dr. Pierce's Fv
Torlta Prescription Is the best med
icine I have ever
taken. I suffered
for a long time
trouble. I would
become so nervous
that I would havs
to give up and lis
down until I would
iV get quiet. I suf-
k fDMj Mil. I. k..b.
aches, pains in my
side and bearing
Dulna. I would
also have periodical spells ot sick
headaches. I eould not eat or sleep
and got where I was a physioal wreck.
I daclded to give Favorite Prescrip
tion a trl il and it completely cured
me. MH3.. AUCE MoCLOUD. ItllS
SUtb Ave. N. 4U dn$gitU.
Catarrhal fceatars Ca:ir y; Ik- Cure-J
by titvOc.tti to, i'3 ih-jy c.ii-.r.-t rv.cii
IV d. t'li-.t p. .-;..- TW.- '.ir. 7viV m
only rr, way to cur-5 .iU:i!rhn! i af:uci,
ftiul t U by a cinstiti:t:orii r iti --..y
Cttirri.ji rvr.fm'is in cam. d an in
liii:i-d coiMitlon v( tht niucou: lln-v.-? of
the Eus'ai hri:i Tube. V. tiilo vi- in
iniln:mi) uu hr.vo a rumtlititf svunil cr im-pirf-.Lt
h. arin.fr, and v.i.o-i it id tntir.-Iy
.. afntrij id the result. I'nUaj thy
In.'lrviimatinn enn ho t""dtic.- nnd th'.? ti:S.
r ttorcd to Ha normil condition, h'-irin
will lie d-sttoj-Ml t'orr"T. Many cr.r. 9 of
c! afiii 99 are cans d ly cntirrh. whic.i i
M in. 'ism nt condition v t!io ir.iK'uua eur
f a '!. Kall'a t'ntarrh Medicine acu thru
tl:t M iod on the nrjcoui euriacus if th
We will give On? Hundred Dollars for
any caet of ftitarrhnl tv-jin-a that cannot
be cured hy Hail's Catarrh Medicine. Cir
culars free. All Onir-pio'ii, "Sc.
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
; KEENE'S STOCK FARM
Gilts and Sows, open
and bred: Young
Boars and Pigs,
Pigs $25 and Up.
Special prices to Pig
Breeders of Big Type Poland
.Chinas. The litter from 1G
Farm site, Reed, Ky.
Post Office Stanley, Ky., R.
NO NEEDTO WAIT
I have Telephones and
Supplies in stock. Make a
specialty of Kepair work. If
you need Wire, Brackets,
Pins, Spools, Insulated Wire,
Lightning Arresters, Switches
or any part of a telephone,
call, write or phoue m$ .
G. W. MOFFETT,
Mutual Phone No. 1,
BEAVER DAM, KY.
A few Second-hand Telephones, la