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FARM AND STOCK NOTES, i
Cattle of every age arc too often
thrown together; the largest and
strongest tal;c their choice of the food
and leave the refuse to the weaker
animals. Separate them and give the
best to those which usually get the
poorest. There is more wasto, too, in
feeding in large herds.
A variety of food for the fowls must
be furnished for the fall and winter.
Amono- other thinsrs, feed sorgum seed
on the stalk; it gives exercise and pro
Heat is a condition of nature favor
able to the production of eggs and
m-nt .d to nesrlect providing com
fortable quarters is to invite defeat.
Commissioner of Agriculture Moore
says that the Kentucky agricultural
stttion at Lexington will next year
make a test of raising sugar beets.
lie sirs the only question as to the
production is the amount of sugar the
beet grown m Kentucky win 3'ieiu,
Should the yield be what is expected,
a beet sugar factory will be establish
A at Frankfort, and the industry
promises to be one of the great indus
tries of Kentucky farmers.
A farmer went into a store over at
Berkley the other day to sell a lot o
fin notatoes. savs the Arlington
News. He was offered 75c a bushel.
A traveling man, who was standing
by, remarked to the farmer: "If you
had those potatoes in New York you
could get S1.00 per bushel for them.
"Ya-as," answered the farmer, 'an
if I had a pail of water in hades
reckon I could get 10c a glass for it
too." And the drummer collapsed.
W. It. Cook sold to Fox twenty
eight head export cattle at 4.23.
The Kentucky Stock Farm has
changed its name to the American
Stock Farm. The Christmas edition
was a beauty.
Cap. McKee, who has been handlin
mules at Atlanta, came back th
week to buy a couple of loads on
special order. He has already han
died over one hundred, but says the
market is off. Danville Advocate.
Mrs. Stark, Pleasant Ridge, O., says
'"After two doctors gave up my boy to
die, I saved him from croup by using
One Minute Cough Cure." It is the
quickest and most certain remedy for
coughs, colds and all throat and lung
troubles. Stories' Drue: Store, lm
Women are being trained in agri
culture by the State of Minnesota,
which has just opened a school for the
purpose that will accommodate CO
Hatcher cattle sold on our streets at
2, 2 1-2 and 2 3-4.
In m litis 1
of a cough a hacking, racking,
rasping cough that irritates the
lungs and leads to dire results.
It is in such cases that
E Eti? Hit lz ILs
' "konoy '
proves its wonderful efficacy.
The cause of the trouble is
eradicated the irritation is al
layed the lungs arc healed and
fctrcncthcucd and cold leaves
the system as snow disappears
before the sunshine of spring.
T.r Rflfa PlnfvTiir-TIcnev Is an In-
fi'llibleiviiiwly lornll lung am! bronchia!
!rfuli!n.b!!slit or Bi-tero. All dniats
ioll it at i"c, 60c am! SI.UO a bottle, or it
will be sent uK)ii recctiit of price.
The E. E. Sathcrlmd JMIdno to., I'sJotci, Kj.
HARPER NEEDS MONEY.
An r.'ceriotl for Amil'jerDormilory
nt Chicago Vr.l versify.
President Harper, of Hie University
of Chicago, is looking for pome one
with about $100,000, who will build an
other dormitory for the use of the Mid
way "cocls." The present women's
halls Kelly, Hceeher and Foster have
for sonic time been inadequate to sup
ply the demand for rooms which the
constantly-increasing number of wom
en .students has created, so that ninny of
the new "coeds" have boon obliged to
secure rooms in private houses. This
condition of affairs is not approved by
the authorities, nor is it aeeoptable to
the parents of some of the young
At a mooting of the trustees the other
days plans drawn up by Henry Ives
Cobb wore considered, and if was de
cided that another dormitory should be
built between Heeehor and Kelly halls,
facing Lexington avenue, and costin
nmti'oxiinatelv S75.000. It. was de
cided that the authorities should go on
till hunt for some one with capital
mid sufficient generosity to build th
coeds" another hall.
A NEW GERMAN LIGHT.
Contagious B'ood Poison has been ap
propriately called the curse of mankind.
It is the one disease that physicians can
not cure; uieir mercurial auu poiasu
remedies only bottle up the poison in
the system, to surely break forth in a
more virulent form, resulting in a total
wreck of the system.
Mr. Frank B. Martin, a prominent
leweler at 026 Pensylvania Ave., Wash
I was for a long
time under treat
ment of two of
the best physi
cians of this city,
for a severe case
of blood poison,
but my condition
erew worse all
the while, not
i fact that they
! charged me three
My mouth was
filled with eatinsr sores: my tongue was
almost eaten away, so that for three
months I was unable to taste any solid
food. My hair was coming out rapidly,
and I was in a horrible fix. I had tried
various treatments, and was nearly dis
couraged, when a friend recommended
S.S.S. After T had taken four bottles, I
began to get better, and when I had
finished ei eh teen bottles, I was cured
sound and well, my skin was without a
blemish, and I have had no return of
the disease. S.S.S.saved me from a life
of misery." S.S.S. guaranteed purely.
vegetable) will cure any case, ot mooa
noison. Books on thedisease
and its treat
free by Swift
T. 15. Walker bouirnt of Pence 'si ex
tra good calws at 21. It was a pretty
J. E Bruce of Stanford sold to Weil
30 head 1,590 cattle at 4 l-l.
Some of those who recently sold ex
port cattle at 2 1-2 were ottered 2 o-
in October. Its hard to tell just when
to let go.
It is easy to cateh a cold and just as
easv to tret rid of it if you commence
early to use One Minute Cough Cure.
It cures coughs, colds, bronchitis,
pneumonia and all throat and lung
troubles. It is pleasant to take, sale
to use and sure to cure. Stormes'
Drug Store. lm
Weil bought of It. L. Lillard, at
Stanford, 47 exporters at 4 1-t and 32,
weighing 1,502, at same price.
During the year wlrch just closes
the following five men and race horse
have earned or won $234,000: Fitz
simmons, the plugilist, has to his
credit, 505,000; Tod Slo;,.-llie jocltey,
$50,000; Michael, the bicyclist, 30,000;
Ball, the bicyclist, $15,000; ltusie, the
base ball player, 5,500 and the great
race horse Hamburg; 3S,530. Ex.
Preparations are being made to
erect in Louisville the largest plug to
bacco factory in the world. It will
employ 3,000 hands.
Miss Allie Ilughcs, Norfolk, Va.
was frightfully burucd on the face
and ncclc Pain was instantly re
lieved by DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve,
which healed the injury without leav
ing a scar, it is tne lamous ptie rem
edy. Stormes' Drug Store. lm
The indications now are that good
stallions will do a big business in Ken
tucky next spring, says the American
Stock Farm. Horses are now
scarce hereabouts that the increase of
breeding will be absolutely necessary,
The man who will be able to produce
a dozen or so of good colts a couple or
three years hence will have a fortune,
Our breeders are coming to a realiza
tion .of this fact and will breed more
of their mares in 180S than they have
bred in years.
It is said that Nancy Hanks 2:04
safely in foal to Bingen 2:12 1-2
A special from Danville says: Far
ris & W hitley, of Danville, delivered
to Simon Weil, aeent. 223 head of
fancy beeves, for which they receive!
the round sum of S14.1G5. The cattle
were shipped in a train of thirteen
cars for Newport News, whence they
will ship for the English market The
cattle averaged .1,427 pounds to the
head. Weil is one of the purchasing
agents for Nelson Morris, the big Chi
eago exporter. Over 100,000 worth o
export beeves have been sold by
Boyle county feeders this fall, and
more are to go yet. Farris & Whitley
have handled about 1,000 head.
UlHioTorj- Tlmt Will Revolutionize
JIot:if!i of Mlnmlimt Ion.
Consul Dcuster, at Crefeld, Germany,
reports lo the state department of
discovery made there which it is said
revolutionizes the methods of illumina
tinn. It is an incandescent iras. A sin
gle iet of ordinary size can omit a light
of much more than 1.0C0 candle power
and fine print can be read at a distance
of 100 feet. The inventor says the cost
for a light of 1,500 candle power is only
4V., cents nor hour, while that, for an
ordinary electric light of 400 candle
power is 11 cents per hour.
BACON AND LARD HOGS.
Mim Mutual to
Assignees Notice to Creditors.
A great shortage of sheep exists in
all the States east of the Miss ssrppi
it j.s said greater than for many years,
and many of the buyers now on their
way to the Northwest are from Michi
pan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and
X Statement of the Demand for Them
Here :inl Alirontl.
Director Curtis, of the Iowa experi
mental station, has .submitted to Sec
retary of Agriculture Wilson a com
parative report on English and Ameri
can lard hogs, embracing the results
of tests to determine the best for food
and the prices received for each breed.
The report states that the market dis
crimination between the breeds is very
slight, only ten cents per 100 pounds in
favor of the Tnmworts and Berk shires.
the English breeds. They sold for $3.80
per 100, while all the others brought
$3.70. All the breeds of hogs tested
made pork at substantially the same
price for raising, feeding, etc., auout
two cents per pound, fcecretary nson
savs while the demand abroad may bo
greater for the bacon hogs than for the
other the demand for lard negs is ai
creat here as ever.
Stranger Quite a popular town this,
Leading Merchant How popular?
"Why, there appear to be a groat
many r.eonle nettling hero."
"Do, oh? Will, my books show thin
there ant 1 ;rn one son ting with, me
or tho !:u t tim e n.eiiilis." Richmond
OF LEXINGTON, KY.
Our plan is a new application of an old principle, and is based up
on tho actual experience of successful life insurance companies, cover
ing a period of over 200 years. The same principles govern both, only-
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THEY pay when you DIE.
WE ofler the INVESTMENT features.
THEY protect in case of DEATH.
With them, death is the moving factor, causing the payment of the
policy; with us, a definite and fixed mathematical rule, in lieu of death,
matures the policy.
INSURANCE IS A LAW OF AVERAGE.
They figure on so many men out of a thousand dying we figure
on so many policies, They kill the man we kill the policy.
rJ here is no reason why a man should die to reap the hen-
lit of his investment.
We return an average of $2.30 for every dollar paid us, and yet' we
assume an obligation less than one-third as great as has been assumed
and paid for years by the leading life insurance companies of America
Only about twenty (20) per cent, of the people are insurable. Only
the sonnd.aml healthy, who least need it's advantages, can oMain
life insurance.'- Why should there not be a means provided whereby
the other eighty (80) per cent, of the population can carry an invest
ment the same as the favored few who can get life insurance? Our mis
sion is to open the door to the entire population to enjoy the same or
greater benefits for an equal or less expenditure, considering the ad
vantage to be derived, and that those advantages may be enjoyed during
life by the one making the investment
NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS.
That our plan is popular and based upon sound business princi
ples, is evidenced by our large and increasing membership, as shown
by our remarkable 'Exhibit of Growth, See literature.
We court the clysest scrutiny and most thoroug investigation. No
statement made that cannot be verified by actual results.
Others Make Money. Why Not You?
The endorsement given this Company by the investment of bankers. law
ers, merchants, ministers, doctors, railroad men, mechanics in fact, men of
business sagacity in every vocation of life is an evidence of the soundness of
ACTUAL RESULTS, AND OPINIONS OF SOME OF OUR CER
Rev. J. V. Riley, of Mortonsville, Kv., says: "I have had an investment
in the Southern Mutual Investment Co., of Lexington, Ky., for more than three
years. 1 have nad 23 couoons to mature by redemption, which, cost me less
than 530.03, and returned to me 81,410,00."
Lexington, Ky.. September 10. 1S97.
To whom it may concern.
This is to certify, that mv husband. v. F. White, acout three years airo. in
vested in the Southern Mutual Investmsnt Co. Since that time there have
been SG coupons to mature, on which the Company has paid his estate 1,021,96.
Thes3 coupons cost his estate less than $700,00 to mature them. I am pleased
with the investment he made, and am still carrying Gl coupons in the Company
Mary E. White.
The creditors of Willis II. Adams will take
notice that I will bo nt the offloe of li. II .
Tomlinson's in Lancaster, Ky.. on Satnrdny,
of each week for the next four weeks to re
ceive claims against the estate of Willis B.
Jau.otu, 1S9S. SALLIE A. LEAVELL.
Assignee of Willis 15. Adams.
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nd Ever Democrat, Every Republi
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A GREAT PROGRAMME.
A Misapplied Theory.
I notice that vou eat the heart oi
your watermelon urst, saiu tne tncor.
ist. "That is all wrong, lou ought to
save it 1111 tne last.
"11111." said the other man. "Ac
cruing to your theory a man oughtn't
to begin the honeymoon until he lm
been married ten or twelve year."
Taken from the Louisville Times of
WHEAT No. 2 red and longbeiry 9."95c
No 3 red and loiiRberry 3393c; rejected 28c
less; on levee lc less.
COltNXo. 2 white 29c; No. 2mlscd29c
CATTLE Extra shipping $4 25 4 50
Light shipping 4 C0 4 2o
Best Butchers 4 00 4.25
Fair to good butchers , 3 25 3 85
Common to medium butchers 2 75 3 40
Thin, rough steers, poor cows and
Good to extra oxen 3 00 3 50
Common to medium oxen 2 00 2 50
Feeders 2 75 3 t
Stockers 2 25 3 Zt
Bulls 2(0 J 310
Veal calves 5 25 5 60
MILCII COWS- Choice 35 0045 CO
Fair to good , 15 0025 00
HOGS Choice packing and butch
ers, 225 to 300 lbs 3 50 3 10
Fair to good packing, 180 to 200 lbs. . 3 03 3 1
Good to extra light, ICO to 180 lbs.... 345 3
Fat shoats. 120 to 150 lbs 3 35 3 45
Fat shoats, 100 to 120 lbs 3 2 ) 3 CO
Pigs CO to OOlbs 3 CO 3 1
Roughs 150 to 400 lbs 2 50 3 10
SHEEP and LAMBS Good to ex
tra shipping sheep 3 40 3 CO
Fair to good 3 25 3 40
Common to medium 2 25 3 00
Bucks , ' 250 300
Skips and scallawags, per head 60 1 00
Extrashlpping Umbs 4 50 4Ko
Best butcher lambs 4 00 4 SO
Vnlr tn eond butcher lambs 3 60(4 4 00
Ta'Unds 250 300
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