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lanunry 16, 1913.
THINKING OF CHRISTMAS
Now It the Timt lo Prtpara For Tur.
ktya For N.xt Fall and WinUr.
Do yon rcini'iiilHT I lie price of tur
keys InMt Chrltiniy vu aiirely tlo,
and you'll think nhout It tient Chrlat
maa, tern. If ymi don't "aiiirt" yoiif tur
keys now You rnu dure n double
, uf n-iinog n uriMMI on tup farm
WOOD LOTS AND RAINFALL ""miner. They f.,.i on pmtmp
pera and other IiimvIs nlnioii to tlm pi.
tent of n eoinnli'tp diet. thin helping
to dispone of tlip grns-diopper ppt nml
Conducted by FRANK S MONTGOMERY, M.S.
Instructor in Animal Husbandry, and Special Investigator
Assistance for Kentucky Orchardists
6Und of Traaa Valuable In Thamaalvaa
and For Conttrvation of Moutura.
No Intelligent fnrincr ahoiild rpimlro
an nrgiimciit to Induce tilin to up
round lil" fnnn building with enough
tree to glvo him n wlndhronk In
winter mid a cool retrent In Hummer,
saya tin Turin Press. It may roipilro
aoint' diMiioiiHtrntlon. however, to con
vince lit 111 Hint lip can n(Tord to give up
a fow nrrea of sevcntyllvo dollnr Innd
to plant n crop of timber. We will
do our duty, never! holes"), liy advlalng
every mini to put In nt least to per
rent of hla nrrenge lo n ppruinnrnt
foreM growth wiille Hip trees nre
UKn many Kentucky faring nro
mnturo applo and peach orchards that
liavo been neglected for many years
nt the in mo time getting food for nml '"lvo l)r0(lucel income further
UiPiiKclve. than an occasional small crop of
It ahould not hp undprlood that uncertain quality. With a llttlo In
enough turkeya could ho reared In n vestment and a llttlo work at the
nelKlihorliood to rradlcnlc the Insect proper tlmo, a great many of thes
pi'Mi. If. however. 1 here l only n orclinrdH can bo mado to return n
hoZn!.vmh:.,,T,;of1lm,:,:'f, "r may '
no greatly he I In eheek hv n tew mi. . ,. .
dlum hI;,, ,oka of tuHiey, 'il!o l'Htem In the farm economy,
tunny turkeya or congeMtt-d ipinrtera ,'or 1,10 most I,ar' "10 commercial
nre likely to cntic blm-kheiid. Thla orchards of tho Stnto aro now b"-
dlene l to hp feared nml guarded lug sprayed. On tho other hand the
npilint hy poultryuieii. If It oiu p Kct small homo orchards that reclcvo this
atlirted on n farm It rilllliot hp a- nlt-iitlnii nm orr-Piillona rntlinr (linn
young he tuny utlllre Ida land for 'v.l. na the owinlsin nn live In the Ul0 ru0, 0n nccount 0f tho lack of
tillage rron. like corn or potnioea, nnd
toforp hit tree nro half matured he
ran begin thinning them for tlrewood
or felii-epols or for other lles nlamt
the farm When h!a tree hnvp rear ho I
aoll Indeilnliely nml reinfect the (lock
when leuat expected
Joso ncalo or any other serious orch
ard pest Is found upon inspection, tho
grower Is taught to know It and tho
methods of controlling It nro fully
explained. Suggestions will also bo
given along tho lines of pruning and
cultivation of orchnrds. Later on tho
Department plans to hold public
spraying nnd pruning demonstrations
throughout tho various fruit growing
Tho Horticultural Department dc
hlrcs tho names" and addrcttsts of till
men Interested In fruit growing thru
out the State, In order that wo may
Bend them tho publications that are
Issued, and In order that wo may In-
knonlcdgo of tho proper means to 1 spect their orchards when practicable.
! aaaH VHhc LHIK
No farmer !ioni.i i,.,.nn,t n.. iri. ""I"' 111 comnaiing mo common or, ; aiso scnu names oi your nciiuainiau-
nlone to combat irnaaliopipr or other nnl ,,cstfl' mnny orchardists bav , ces who aro llkewlso Interested.
liiM-et peKta A detailed atudy of the cdmu bellevo that fruit growii j Hvcry person In tho Stato l's In-
llfe history of every Insect enemy ,K II(t a profltablo business. Uiub r , vltcd to correspond with us at uuy
C 1 1 1 1 1 1 M .A Diml.i .1 1 1 . . . 1 1 1 I t I '.I. I 1 H n. ,
r iimitr mi uiiii ii nine uiny no i'1" t"iiuniuiia iircvuiimis in mini
wleetnl for the nttaek. The best way orchards this Is a perfectly correc
to destroy Krnhoppera Is lo Mir tho conclusion.
oil roiitaliiliiK their eccs darlni: tlip i t. i ' n
1 IIU 111 U LlCilltl III kllll JUnU DCillI'
winter ao that the cold nnd natural
enpinlea may ih-stroy them Disking
will do IL-Knnins Industrlnllat.
THREE GOOD THINGS.
Profesaor Alfred Vivian, netlnit
dean of the C'oIIcjjp of Acrlriib
turp, Ohio Stntp university, who
la of n poetical turn of mind,
I .Imp, m.murn and vtRoroui clover
Make tlm oM farm rich all over.
III all parts of the Stato, and th
great harm that It docs beforo It
discovered by tho grower, plainly In
dicates tho necessity of careful In
spection of tho orchards of tho Stale.
Tho Horticultural Department cf
tho Ky Kicrlincnt Station, recogniz
ing tho lmportanco of fruit grow-
tlmu and to send In specimens of
Insects when practicable. If possible,
accompany Insects with your inquiries
Twigs suspected of being Infested
with San Joso scalo may bo sent.
Caro should bo taken to wrap tho
twigs securely bo as to ntold danger
of spreading tho pest about. All pack,
ages should havo tho namo and ad
drcsss of tho sender plainly marked
on tho outside.
STRAINING LIME SULPHUR.
Rtcommcnded In Preparation of Thla
Moit Important Spray Malarial.
In a recent bulletin on the "Prepara
tion nnd ISe of Concentrated Mmo
Sulphur Sprny" the I'ennaylvnnln Stnto
coilece iiKrlculturnl oxperlniPiit atn
tlon. after cIvIiik the dln-ctlon for
preparliiK ami cooklni; tho prepnrn
Persons who especially delsro to
Ing to tho State, desires to assist : bava their orchards lnsiiectcd should
our fruit growers to discover serious ; make lequcsts as soon as possible
Insect pests if they nro present nnd n"d wo will attend to them when wo
to glvo timely suggestions for tho lean. Thero Is but one Inspector for
treatment of trees beforo they nre j Uio State, and for this reason It will
permanently Injured. bo Imposslblo to answer calls prompt-
Tho Department lias provided for j ly.
tho employment of an assistant, who
Is to bo especially assigned to the
work o; inspecting orchnrds If San
J. II. Carmody,
Extension Division, Ky. Kxperlmcnt
Station, Lexington, Ky.
Jackson County Leads
In tho Jackson County IJoys Corn eight years, and probably no plot of
Growing Contest Coleman Iteynolds ef corn land In tho Stato received more
tlon. anya that na a safeguard ncnlnat rn:r won flrst I'" wlUl a yIcld ot scientific cultivation than did this.
BTANO Or NOIIWAT HrilL'CK.
Norway apruro will do well on anr
molit (nil, pruvldul tln sol I l fairly well
drlnrl H itiouM not tx pUntnl on dry
anil Hlarllnc tery iloxly. It growth
after lUr nrit few yrara la koimI It will
endure heavy ahnils anil It therefore
a Kiwxl tree lo uae In I'Unllna lind al
ready partly woodett. It la able lo grow
on ery thallow aoll If aiieh aoll It molil.
Hulieiin and I'holoeraph 1'rom Depart
ment ( I'orentr)'. Nw York Htate Col
lt of Ak'rlculluie.)
a mnrketnlile alie for ltimler he will
tlnd them n K'rmanent und tinfallliii
aourri- of lucoiiie. ltlnrk walnut trees,
which gnw to their maturity with one
Retierntlcin, havo aold na hlch na $70
apleep, ttio wood liolnc utilized for
Entirely aaldp nnd U'yond tho monpy
value of n amnll forest tract nml the
luxury that tho slcht of It provides tr
every pje that N-holda It Is the fact
that trees do draw moisture, and peo
ple who live In sections where the
rainfall la uncertain will llnd their
farms nre likely to grow better crops
end aurcr crops year after year na the
acreage given to treo crops Increases
lumps or course Impurities that mny
occur In the sediment of thla most
linixirtaiit sprny material In America,
the eonrentrnto should usually bo
strained. A new typo of strainer la
shown In the Illustration.
In this strainer the usual clogging
Is avoided by straining upwnrd. Tho
liquid enters at the rear, passes upward
135 bu. nnd 2C pounds. W. W Hey
nolda won second prlzo with n yield
Tho winner U a member of the
i Stato Corn Growers Association and
of 117 1-2 bushels. Several other boys has Just received notlco that ho has
mado good records. Avon first prlzo for the best 10 ears
This yield breaks the rocord of of dent corn; first prlzo for tho best
Jackson County nnd tho entire moun- ' slnglo ear of dent corn. Ho camo
tain section of tho state and sets a very near winning tho one hundred
pace for tho grewn-up corn growers dollar trophy offered by Commission-
through tin Hereon and may bo car- 'f tlm Stole. Tho plot of ground upon cr J. V. Newman nnd will probably
rled where desired through n Iiosp which this 133 bushels grew wns clea'. win a prlzo in tho "Profit and yield"
nttnehed to tho spigot. Tin? coarse ed before tho C.vll War but has hnd contest yet to bo figured. How is
particles thus full nwny from tho K(MM treatment In tho last fceven or t this for tho mountains?
screen nisipaii oi ncctimiiiniing on ii.
nnd the line particles, which aro largo-
"No. v liy, ar, look here, I never
thought of it before, but my gran
The Farmer Is Essential lo
"FIVE PROFIT" CROPS.
Corn, alfalfa and clover nro
"five protlt" crops. In other
words, they will glvo flvo profits
when wheat gives ono. Aud
T.heat cannot give that ono un
less helped out by corn, alfalfa
The five profit crop arc: First,
tbe crop; second, preparation of
the land for a crop of grain nnd
Mtv unniiiuillU Ul R llll Ul 111111.
third, tho milk, butter, beef, egg,
pork or horsepower that these
crops can bo manufactured Into;
fourth, the manure; fifth, distrib
uting tho lncomo and work.
Uit of Commercial Fertilizer.
On n light, sandy Wisconsin soil
phosphate mid volnh made It possible
to grow n leguminous crop which,
plowed down In 1010. supplied fertility
for a forty tlve bushel crop of corn In
1011. Similar land In which the leg
umo wns grown and plowed down
with no fertilizer mndo only thirty
bushels per ncrc And the hind Is In
better condition for tho next crop.
Farm nud Fireside.
sTnitNKn rou liuk hum iiuii srnir.
From bulletin Pennsylvania agricultural
ly negligible In tho homo preparation,
pass along with the solution. The
coarse sediment retained In tho bot
tom of the Ktralner may bo washed
freo of Its rnluablo concentrates nnd
tho latter secured by running through
It tho wnter needed la later boilings.
1 For rapid work tho spigot should bo
fairly large, with nn opening three
quarters of nn Inch or more In diam
eter. Tho removnDlo screen facilitates
clearing the strainer nnd nlso enables
ono to linve screens of different mesh
and of different kinds of wire. Tinned
Iron wire Is best for lime sulphur
alone, whllo brass Is preferable If
bordeaux also H to bo strained. Cop
per In all forms U to bo avoided with
Uma sulphur. Tho mesh for llmo sul
phur should bo thirty to tlfty to tho
, Inch If much of tho sediment Is to be
caught, nnd oven with tho greatest
fineness most of the smokellko sedi
ment of properly mnds concentrate
wilt pass throtiqti.
CATTLE AND THE CHILDREN.
Among the "Critters."
If Two Year and Four Year Old Steers
Won't Thrive In Same Feed Lot Why
Should Children of All Agea Study
"Johnny, ho ain't takin' no Interest In
bis school. Pvo got n mighty good no
tlon to let him quit nu' go to work on
"How long tins ho beon In school?"
"Oh, he's been off nnd ou about "di
years, I reckon. He's Just finished h
Fourth Header, no bo's got enough
schoolln' to" use on n farm. He's gut
moro than mygrnu'daddy hnd in hi
day, an' you know he died worth about
"Tell me something about your griuid
"Well, you sco, ho como over the
mountains when this hero was nlT Vlr
gtnln, nn' he took Home land an' begun
to clear It up an' farm It, nn' ho"
"What did you say bo paid for It?"
"(JranMiiddy? Why, ho didn't paj
nothln' for It."
"How much hind did he get?"
"Oh, ho could 'n' bad nil bo could
'tend to a thousand acres was nil he
could 'tend to, nn' he"
"So he farmed n thousand acres, did
"Not nil of It. Some of It was left
A KBAb SCUOOU
daddy got rich Just n-settln' still, didn't
"Yes; he did. Where your grnndfa
thcr got n thousand acres for nothlnu'
your boy will have to take It nt a vain
atlon of from $30,000 to $100,000 nud
mnkc It pay. He can't wnlt two year
for hogs to be ready for slaughter. I'
must bo at eight to ten months. Then
Is no way now for your boy to ben pl
neer nnd get rich sitting still. He mui
be educated to succeed In tho twenii
Hemp aa Weed Killer.
On tho prison farm at Wnupun, Wis.,
a field of flirt, nml n linlf nrr,s u-na
Infested with uunck crass nnd L'nnnda It Is better to grow mangels than either out to fatten on the beech nu' oak uuiht
thistles. It was sown In hemp to test
that crop as a weed eradlcator, The
seed wus sown at tho rato of a bushel
per acre. It yielded $118 worth of
hemp and killed nil the thistles nnd
nearly all thu quack. Farm aud Ftre-ldo.
He Knew He Had Fed Cattle.
The old trustee turned to the visitor
and asked. "Well, what do you think
of our new consolidated school?"
"Iteautlfilll Cost n lot of mone)
"Yep, nu' It costs like smoke to run
It with teachers for all tho different
grades. Hut nil of us aro for It now "
"Wero you against consolidation?"
"Yep, 1 was against It strong. Yoii
sec, I got the three It's In n slugh
room schnolhousc." He paused, looked
' Hone Collars 8hould Fit
It Is well wurtb whllo to have a per
fect fitting collar for each work horse.
Collars should not bo changed from
one horse to another unleas tho collar
It fitted to the second horse. A good
method for titling collars ! to wet
them until they become soft and plia
ble, then put the collar on tbe horse.
Keep corn away from brood sows
about to farrow. Corn has killed
many a flno litter and many a good
Good soils will produce from twenty
to thirty tons of mangels per acre.
These roots complement alfalfa hay
very well, and it Is our Judgment that In timber so tho bogs could bo turned nt tm, spiemild brick building and con
It Is better to grow mangels than either out to ratten on tne beech nu' oau uuim m,wj: ouchter known better too
rnrrots or Hubbard squash.-Hoard's In the fall. An'" Anybody that had fed cattlo for thlrtj
Dairyman. -now om wero uio nogs wiieu ue
What was said to bo tho largest 1 killed them for meat?"
rnngo steer ever sent to market wasj "About two years oi'. Say, what are
recently shlppitl to Chicago from IJII- you asklu" me, nil theso questions for
lings, .Mont. Tho anlinnl weighed more anyhow?"
thnn 'J-oOO pounds nnd brought S'JOO. "I am trying to tlnd out why you I
It wns fntteuod on alfalfa, sugar beet1 think Johnny has enough cducntlou to
innko mm a suecessrui runner,"
"I Just now told you because his
gran'daddy made a snug fortune with
less schooliu' titan Johnny's got."
".Can Johnny go nut an' tlnd n thou
and acres for nothing?"
"No; of course be can't"
"Can bo afford to keep a bog for two
years an' fatten him on beech an' oak
pulp nnd sirup.
A practice In connection with milk
ing which ought .J be abolished Is that
of milking a little milk Into tho bands
beforo commencing to milk. No mat
ter how clean the milker's bands may
be when starting to milk. It Is Impos
sible to prevent dirty drippings from
falling into tbe milk can when the
bands are moistened la this way.
years oughter know a consolidated
t-cliool wns better thnn n ono room
"Why should you havo known? Cut
tie nnd chlldrei are not tho snme."
"Look here Just stop nn' think fm
n minute, will you? I've known foi
thirty years that you can't put wennlln
calves, two yenr nn' four year o'
calves, two year nn' four year ol' steei
In the snme feed lot an' get fust clns
results, lu our ol' tlmo ono room
school we bad 'em all sizes an' ages
In the same lot an' feodln' out of the
same trough. It won't work any bet
ter with children than It does with
FOR ASPIRING YOUNG PEOPLE
1st Door Berea's Vocational Schools
Training that adds to your monoy-carnlnj power, combined with
FOIt YOUNQ MKNAgrlcuKure, Carpentry Printing, Commercial.
FOIt YOUNG- LADIKS HomoSclonco, Dressmaking, Cooking, Nurs
ing, Stenography nnd Typewriting.
2nd Door Berea's Foundation School
Ocnoral Education for those not far advanced, combined with
aomo vocational training. No mattor what your present advance
ment, wo can put you with others llko yourself and glvo chanco for
moot rapid progress,
3rd Door Berea's General Academy Course
For thuM who aro not exporting to tenth and who aro not
going through College, but deslro more general education. This
Is Just tho thing for tboso preparing for medical studies or other
professions without a colUgo courso. It also gives tho best general
educatlou for thoso who wish a good start In study and expect lo
carry It on by themselves.
4th Door Berea's Normal School
This gives tho very best tralnln g for tboco who expect to teach.
Courses aro bo arranged that young pooplo can teach through tho
summer and fall and attend school through tho winter and spring,
thus earning money to keep right on in their courso of study.
Head Dlnemorc'a great book, "How to Teach a District School."
5th Door Berea's Preparatory Academy Course
This Is tho straight road to College best training In Mathemat
ics, Sciences, Languages, History and all preparatory subjects. Tho
Academy Is now Berea's largest department.
6th Door Berea College
This Is tho crown of tbe wbolo Institution, nnd provides standard
courses in alt advanced subjecta.
BEREA, FRIEND OF WORKING STUDENTS. Berea Collego with 5U
affiliated schorls, Is not a money-making Institution. It requires certain
foes, but It expends many thousands of dollars each year for tho benefit
of Its student, giving highest advantages at lowest cost, and arranging
aa far as potslblo for students to earn and savo In every way.
OUR SCHOOL IS LIKE A KAMI LY, with careful regulations to pro
tect the charanto? and reputation of the young people. Our students como
from tho est families and aro earnest to do well and Improve. For any
who may bo sick tho Collego provides doctor and nurse without extra
All oxcept 'those with parents In Borea llvo In Collego buildings, and
many assist In work of boarding ball, farm and shops, receiving valuable
training, and potting pay according to the valuo of their labor. Except in
winter it is expected that all will have a chance to earn a part of their expen
ses. Write to the Secretary before coming to secure employment.
PERSONAL EXPENSES for clothing, laundry, postage, books, etc.,
vary with different people. Berea favors plain clothing. Our climate Is tho
beat, but as students must attend classes regardless of tho weather, warm
wraps and underclothing, umbrellas and overshoes aro necessary. THE
CO-OPERATIVE STORE furnishes books, toilet articles, work uniforms,
umbrellas and other necessary articles at cost.
LIVING EXPENSES are really below cost. Tin Collego asks no rent
for tho flno buildings In which students llvo, charging only enough room
rent to pay for cleaning, repairs, fuel, lights, nnd washing of bedding and
towels. For table board, without coffeo or extras, 1.35 a week, in tho fall,
and $1.50 In winter. For furnished room, with fuel, lights, washing of bed
ding, 40 to CO tentB for each person.
SCHOOL FEES aro two. First a "DOLLAR DEPOSIT," as guaranteo
for return of room key, library books, etc. This Is paid but once, and !s
returned when tho student departs.
Second an "INCIDENTAL FEE" to help on .expenses for care of school
buildings, hospital, library, etc (Students pay nothing for tuition or ser
vices of teachtrs all our Instruction Is & free gift). The Incidental Foe
for most students Is $5.00 a term; In Academy and Normal $C.0O ann
$7.00 In Collegiate courses.
PAYMENT MUST BE IN ADVANCE, Incidental fee and room rent by
tho term, board by tho half term. Installments are as follows:
VOCATIONAL AND ACADKMV
l OUNOATION SCHOOLS AND NORMAL COLLEGE
Incidental Fee $ 5.00 $ 6.00 $ 7.00
Boom 6.00 7.20 7.20
Board G weeks 9.00 9.00 9.0O
Amount due January 1, 1913 .. .. $20.00 $22.20 $23.20
Board for C weeks, due Feb. 12, 9.00 9,00 9.00
Total for term $29.00 $31.20 $32.28
If paid in advance $28.50 $30.70 S3I.70
Incidental Fee $ 5.00 $ 6.00 $ 7,00
Room , 4.00 5.00 5.00
Board 5 weeks 6.75 6.75 6.75
Amount duo March 2C, 1913 .. .. 15.75 17.75 13.75
Board 5 woeks duo Apr. 30, 1913 . 6.75 6.75 6.75
Total for term 22.50 21.50 25.30
If paid In advance S22.00 'S24.00 S25.00
This does not Include tho dollar deposit nor money for books or
Special Expenses Business.
'at Winter Spring Tota
Stenography and Typewriting .. ..$14.00 $12.00 $10.00 $36.00
Bookksoplng (regular courso) .. .. 14.00 12.00 10.00 3G.00
Bookkeeping (brief courso) 7.00 6.00 5.00 18.00
Business courso studies for students
in other departments:
Stenography 10.50 9.00 7.60 27.00
Typewriting, with ono hour's uso
of instrument 7.00 6.00 5.00 18.00
Com. Law, Com. Geog., Com.
Arlth., or Penmanship, each .. 2.10 1.80 1X0 S.IO
In no caso wlU special Business Fees oxcoed $15.00 per term.
Any ablo-bodled young man or young woman can get an education at
Borea It there Is tho will to do so.
It la a great advantage to contlnuo during winter and spring aud havo a
full year of continuous study. Many young people wasto time In tho publta
schools going over and over the same things, when they might bo Improv
ing much faster by coming to Borea and starting In on new studies wMk
some of the best young men and women from other counties and state
Applicants must bring or send a testimonial showing that they are
above 15 years old, In good health, and of good character. This may bo
signed by tome former Berea student or some reliable teacher or neigh
bor. The use of tobacco Is strictly forbidden,
Winter Term opened January 1st. Hurryl
For Information or friendly advice write to tho Secretary,
D. WALTER MORTON, Berea, Ky.