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5 c.s i a a 3
CostH INotlilng. J
2 Muhlenberg County
is rich in coal, iron, timber, potter's clay 3
jit pays for itself. The investment is J
"etc., ami the most inviting field in Ken
S'-ire of returns. Get our rates. 3
tucky for investment of capital and pluck.
(JKELNVILLi:. KY., THURSDAY, JANUARY 2,
VOL. XIV. NO. 1!.
50c. PER YEAR, IN ADVANCE
POLE DRAG IS SERVICEABLE
Implement Should Be Drawn by Short
Piece cf Chain Attached to
Center of Pols.
If you don't possess a laud roller,
the next b st thins ia a polo drag
The one shown in tic? cut Is bc.ter
than a roller for leveling and pulver
Ting the aoil. It ia couiio!ed of three
hardwood pole 6 inches tlirf.u'.i and
feet long, writeu iVed O. Shelby in
the Farm and liome. They im f.:st
cued together about two feet apart by
means of abort ph-cca cf elu'in.
To hold the seat a pl-'ce of board
Is bolted to the middle of tho first
polo and allowed to extend slightly
beyond tho last one. On top of this
' Serviceable Pole Drag.
an old Blow ing machine sent Is fast
ened, and the arrangement is such
that while the seat ia held lu place
the poles may work independently of
each other. An the Beat is Lulled to
the board, it cau easily be removed,
making the implement much easier to
house when not ia use. The drag
should be drawn by a short piece of
chalu studied to the center of the
first pole, as is indicated.
ALFALFA AS A SOILING CROP
Few Rations for All Kinds of Farm
Animals That Cannot Be lm-
by Addition of Haw.
!. T. IfstEIJLB .
Oa moat farms where out u.
acres of alfalfa can be grown success
fully. I think the most w ill bo realized
from it. to cut ths crop green and us:'
it for green feeding. It is tho brst
soiling crop that we can grow for ali
kinds of farm .iniaiaU. There are
few rations that caauot be improved
both In economy auj eltlcieney by tho
addition of o'falfa.
V.heu uuirg it for Eoiliag purposeu
there la danger in feeding it to hungry
sheep and cuttle unless fed iu moder
ate quantities after it has wilted. In
my own practice I have found it safj
to allow it to becuiuo willed before
feeding it to the fclioep and cattle in
the yards and etablcs.
In this way wa can now mow
enough to I.i-'t two or three days at a
time and baul it to the various find
ing places for use when it is needed.
It will keep in excellent condition if
placed in cocks as eoos as it is wilted
and covered w Itu cloth or canvas cov
ers. Ia this way it escapes dry ing to
brlttleness end fetlll keeps in ideal con
dition for feeding.
There is Co danger in feeding wilted
alfalfa to cheep and cattle that have
become grcuually accustomed to eat
ing it Many feeders give it to their
work teanr.a, bet it requires the b28t
of judgment to keep work teams in
good vigorous condition aud every
change in the line of feeding should
'be gradual. -
It is a j-'.od plan to cut and cure
the first cutting for hay and then de
pend upon the later cuttings to sup
plement thi pasture. A few acres
of this valuable fcrago crcp should
be established on every stock farm.
WAY FOR STRETCHING WIRE
By Use of Wagon and Piece of Tim
ber Hundrrd Yards May Be Tight
ened With One Pull.
To stretch a wire, back the wagon
up to within a few feet of the comer
poet so that the inside of the wheel
is in line with the fence. liaise that
side of the wagon so tho wheel will
clear the ground and prop it up with
a board. 1 hen take a 2x4 about seven
feet long, L: i place ono end against
the axle and the ether on the ground,
says the Iowa Homestead. After this
is done tie a strong rope to one spoke,
inside the wheel, then to the wire
an4 slowly turn the wheel, the rope
wrapping around the hub tightening
the wire. When you think the wire
Is tight enough place a piece of board
between tho spoke and bottom of tho
wagon box as shown in the illustra
tion. This will k?ep the wire from
slacking. From 80 to 100 rods of wire
can be tightened in this way in one
Hi iR pIllIITIWl I
1 I fesy ;
CUTTING BACK FRUIT TREES
Only Three to Five of Best Limbs
Should Bo Treated, Says a Colo
rado Press Bulletin.
A great many factors enter into the
determination of just how a tree '
tdiould bo cut back, lu this :.u!cle,
says a Colorado bulletin, only a k- j
rrnl rule can bo given. Only three to '
Ave of the beat limbs should bo cut !
Pruning Young Apple Trees
back to 8 or 12 inches, making the cut
Just in tho direction in which tho
limb should grow.
AH trees should be kept low headed,
lie careful not to cut off the lower
u w hen tt is not ecessar
Vi '-tajm Us aty uuts -t . ; .
!.' --st limbs should be fron . -
i from tho ground. It .
has been pruned so that the top is I
much higher than this, it is usually
best to cut the entire top oft about
three feet from the ground and de
pend upon forming the top from limbs
which come out below- this point.
Peach trees can stand more severe
pruning than either cherry or apple.
reach trees should generally be cut
off about IS inches from the ground,
and if there are any branches below
that point they should be cut back to
the first or second bud. Cherries or
plums need practically no pruning ex
cept to cut the brauchca off a foot or
so from the trunk.
VINE CUHINGS FOR SPRING
Should Be Kept Moist Until Rooted,
and Then Given Frequent Culti
vation Hoe Often.
Currant and grape cuttings, planted
in beds in early spring, are mulched
in late summer, preferably with saw
dust or tan bark, and kept moist until
the cuttings are rooted. Later on tho
propagating bed is given frequent
aud shallow cultivation. Hoeing is fre
quently done between the rows of
plants, which are 18 inches apart.
This keeps fresh soil around them,
keeps down the weeds and water is
given when the soil 13 very dry.
A propagating bed for strawberry
plants also needs some attention. Tho
weeds must bo kept out It is best
to cut off the late runners, as the early
ones make the strongest plants. If
several varieties are in the bed Bet
up beards between each to prevent
them running together, and be sure to
label each division with the name of
USEFUL AS INSECT CATCHER
Unique Arrangement Patented by Ore
gon Man Composed Mostly of Ar
ticles Around Home.
The illustration shows a unique ar
rangement for catchiug aud destroying 1
iusecta, patented by a resident of Can- j
by. Ore. It is composed of articles or-.
dinarily found around a house, and In
cludes a barrel, diahpau, luutern, aud
three Sticks for a tripod. Tho npprr
section ot the barrel Is cut out aud tho
tower part contains fruit or other odor
ous materials. The pan contains liquid.
, ; : v
OCCCK PLAN f03 HEN HOUSE,
Convenient and Satisfactory Duilding 1
to Accommodate Flock of Flf- ;
teen Chickens in City.
The tcok chicken house In a con-i
veniciit ami :itislacioiy Iioiim? for city .
let. It will accommodate l" ind'- ,
vi,in;.:. !l rcod r ire is given the ihn-h.
A :fr lleiir Is li4.vn ..I the left in '.
At the ie'tu In .' Is n l.oird (Vi:- en '
which the i.tniw litter I; 1 i.ic ! In i
Showing Cloth Screen.
winter months. A piece of 2 by 12
inrli mati li il is owed a.i a partition, t j
prevent the Mraw frotn pcttinp over j
on in tit dirt, mid Is shown In l.
The pi rcbr, c. cti lh.- ilieppins hoard
are nmvaM to make denning easier.
The dr.ppiiiq hoard is hinged and
Opening Above Screen.
should be swung up as hifih as the
cloth screen diirins tho day, especial
ly during the winter uud early spring,
its ate open under the tiroi .
r tlUd hTU Slli.'ll BdUiH.ul. 1
xt to the flooring for remumi
The nests are so construct-
S V. D rt fi,ar f: J-O -Hi,'.
Showing Dirt Floor.
cd C3 to be removed any linio fcl
cleaning. A cloth screen extsnds tin
full leii.h ever the drcppiiig boanlj
roostu, ni'.fl tloored portion. The frame
work Lelrg shown at cl, c2, in C. A
droi curtain of cauvus is in front u
l e esed ou co'd nights; this is showi
nt a in C and at b in 1). An opening
Is made in each crd of the houst
tVove the screen nn-I is shown at a is
H, alio et a l.i 1). A e'eth screen it
Ir.ngcd elmve .the window In A and tt
ehown open at d l;i V. The Einal!
Keeps Straw in Plac.
three lijiit pbs-.t a; h jiikivo !'' slv
li;4lit s;eh is also hheil r.nd l:i shown
open at e In U. Tho roof, side wall
ard cu's lire cove: el villi tar paper
liiside in the h.ilf which is- devoted to
the roosis. nesti uud part of tho
fic;ore l rp:ite. Th Lo .rdi:;g of this
liou.-e i railed up ur.d down.
ECONOMY IN THE CEST FEED
NcLliing C;incd ty Furchaiin Sup
plies for ti'.e Tcijltry btcauce
They Are Cslicd Chssp.
r- a. o. rvxroxp..)
No li.auor what Hod i.s ;,ivell tilt
lo.vls le sine it ii t'.io vo;y best that
e in l o procur; il. Ii d:;r:; not pay to
buy 1 "or gruln-or poultry t.w.l of c.ny 1
I ind. t'eaie r opl tl ink it l.t c e.-
ii0111ie.1l to Ini.v porltry cupp'irs be-'
eau-.-e they are. chirp. ,
The bi'i.t hi none too g(o;l, 1 .4 a
rule na iipplloable here ns nnyv.hero
elsf Only the very lies t r;':dus rhould
to f"i tio:ied. f"!y fie elol'.'-t
brand cf fceef scraps, ih:e cut clover,
itlf-ill'a, ami etlier fwrd-j of this tort
should -he lived. There 1' !utli!ii ti.iit
will repay oee betur K.r good caro ;
aii't I.). mi given I'K'Di tiaii a Hook 1:1
hens. ?ee to it tlun that in th mat
ter of foodti given them only the best
be procured aud only the best le fed.
Valua cf Charcoal.
For r:'l sinds of disn:tive trouble,
c u.i i coal Is cue of the beet reatcdict
MOCK SALAD EASILY MADE
sck Enthusiastic Over Dish That
Should Bo Cood and la by No
Any kind of meat mjy bp used. I
ised roast beef. The .recipe makes
Jour Iar;:e cups: One pint of loan
mat. chopped or cut p vory stuall.
pieces. Keaarn with a bjvel teaiiHion
f salt, a saltspoou of tepper and a
leant IciKimon i.f mirn "Mix thorough-
y. pu hair a mP of milk m a uco
?:": add two tablespoons of dried
iread crumbs and rook pntil smooth,
Remove from fire. Add two tablespoons
Julter and two well ber.Um eggs. Then
idd the meat to tho tread mixture.
When well mixed fill greased custard
;ups. stm.d them in a shallow pan of
Jailing n.iter. covered fvlth greaped
laner and bake about Irulf an hour In
1 moderate oven. K.irlifr In the d;iy
uake some tomato uauoi): ono can cf
:ouiatoes, two or three Nilons (if you
rare for onion, ralu and pepper.
'ook slowly until tho calons are soft.
When ready to serve pl-F0 a generous
, imoiint of the smirn uyfin ae.h plate
I ami turn one of thn cujtt upyido down
! n the center cf the fcauce. Have
I 'he satire cold and thrfj cup mixture
hot. This mr.y Bound;. troublesome,
i !:it It is qtiit'uiy and cf slly made.
! I'oKion Clone. ft
NOVELTY IN TA3LE COVERS
Of Tnprstry Fdged With) Metal Galloon
They Are an Effective Or-
Extremely effective rre the covra
ror tne taiilo in the library or living
room mado cf tnpes'rj', edged wl'h
tho met.il galloon. The shops ofer
the wool, or wool and sijk tapestry, in
unusually bandsomo combinations cf
colors. Some tapestries have tho met
ul threcds woven Into tho designs,
this being the case especially with the
rhnnpteable effects. Th cover Is cut
to f,t tho top exactly or, may be made
in the form of a long rvnner hanging
well over the ends or rides of the ta
ble; or, in some case, it is made
square, hanging down ion all four
A banding of tho galloon finishes the
edge and sometimes a second band,
paralleling this a few Inches from the
edge. Is used. f
A cover of this sort is not only ar
tistic, but has remarkable wearing
qualities. ; v-...
It may be said in passes that short
lengths of the tapestry are often to bi
ieh tfl" tJ''-m nrtrtm
- nples are - especially wel
Huapicu iu covers of tVis sort
One-half cup flour, one teaspoon
rream cf tartar silted with the Hour,
two tr .i.m:ooii8 susar, two tablespoons
! of nul.i. uno egg. cne large teaspoon
rf cocoa or chocolate, a pinch of salt,
j fook in deep fat. Serve with vanilla
! Bailee. Knough for family of three,
j Vanilla Sauce One cup eusar. half
teaspoon of cornstarch: mix in the
I sugar dry. then add half a cup of boil
j ins water, n little nt a time. I.et It
I hcil five minutes until tt looks like
sirup, then add the yolk of one egj;.
1 v.vll beaten, and piece of butter size of
j walnut. Whip ail together well, then
!'!il half a teaspoonful of vanilla. Uo
! iiot boil after the eg; Is added.
leaked Apples With Icing.
Wash, pare and core as many la'ge
apples r.s are required. Kill the ap
ples with two teaspoonfuU of dried
currants, one-quarter teaspoonftil of
ground cinnamon, cne level teaspoon
ful cf butter. Hake them until they
are cooked. I.et th apples cool and
reniovo them to another dish. Ice the
tops and Bides with any kind of cake
icing aud put thei.i back into the
r.ven nnd brown them slightly. After
takim; thr-m out of the oven place a
candied cherry on top of each apple.
Serve them with cream.
Good Stove Lining.
A good stove lining, one that will
Inst two years or more, can be made
I rem blue day. Ilrick clay, or one
that does not contain much sand, Is
poed. nl(o. flay found In salt water
mnrvhee Is one of the best for Btove
linings. The flay must be reduced to
u paste, nbout like putty. The bed for
lining flinuld be brushed clean and
moistened before tho clay is applied.
I'ut on with hands, smooth with a
trowel or thin piece of board. Home
Department, National Magazine.
To Make an Asbestos Mat.
An asbestos pad for the table may
le made in this way: Get enough
Asbestos paper to cover the table with
double thickness. From a couple of
nl.l sheets cut two pieces the size of
the table. Taste the asbestos paper
between them and quilt it on the sw
i ig machine, using a long etiteh. This
Is necessary, ns the paper tears and
pulls apart easily. Put this pad on
the table under your silence cloth and
there will be no marks made on tho
polished Biirface by hot dishes.
Cut tender stalks of celery Into thin
slices and cook in salted water till
tinder. I'se but little water, letting
It cook slowly so that there Is but lit
tle left when the celery Is done. Add
sufficient crtam or rich milk to almost
eov.'r, piMst-ii with salt and a dash of
can tine and add sutlleleiit flour moist
ened in a little cold milk to make a
thick, creamy sauce. Put over rounds
u bettered toast and serve at once.
It is surpEising how much more
i Juice you can get from the heated
, Irmon. I laco the lemon in a heated
oven. aid It will yield more Juice than
one that Is squeezed when cold,
p7SICK TO WORK AND YOUR
l I TUtf r waif r i n um n mwi
wire io wcmiv twu MlLini
THERE'S HOPE A WD KELP
FOR YOU BOTH IU
EPka C rvm FOT. J aar mt sort Wy . m m u S m Jr CI P. A tJ S " r. 1
They build up tho run-down; they sirenihen tiv wecik; they I
invigorate tired and worn-out paopio, lii&v're unequalJcd for
dyspepsia and indigestion, constipation and msSaria. biiiaus- V
ness and jaundice.
from Desckache, headache, fainting Of d;z?.Y
j to ail suifercra from kidney trouhfes. TRY
DR. J. in lUIUO,
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r n I. l'ril;'i Work -Imi" aI r uti.bl
) 11 ii uir, mi Itir Jon n Ttmltliiiit.
!: wic ia rail t-MirtfVOtt
tl!tc M.iii'iTuiMrt! war ilv.iiiblrcrt. I'
HOWARD & GRAY,
Hice li Grrrs BdHlinf. tptMitcUacife Btcl.
QRS, HELTSLEY & HELTSLEY
, 1.. tfEICPHrSlCI.W5
Cilice at Home, Ectt M.iintrc Street.
Tclvphona No. 7(1.
Loaisviils and Chicago
i:;:st m.vk to
(California and the
Two tr:'ms v
French UA cni Vest Badea Sprlzgs.
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DKA I: Koit.N STATU X.
Dininv" and ParlcrCars.
Palace Drair Room S'eerers.
E. H. BACON. IX P. A..
X. W.fur. U'.i an.! M f kt t Sts.
I.ofls II.I.K KY
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tti!t triH. t a 1. t' r nruir cut)- .
r:iiitijt taken H.nHth Mu:ai A eo. rcco.v
ff;t f K-KA Willi:it i.i."iV-J Wi ili-
1 Very Mens j
It la a vr.y serious rj it;er to a?k i
t; J.-r cne KiCikias zr.i l.ivs t;-x i
vro c;-3 C-vcn yf. I-or tbfc -A
p rca30n VJ vr yu b,,y;r- t5 1
sA t : cercfui to git V:a fccdc U
icr c:ic r:;cCi;u:c zr.l l.ivs t;x i
B Tha Kpuutit-n cf this c!3, tc. R
g t-is rr.cdicir.c, r ccnciipation, ia-
ly estafchcJ. It uojo n-t l...ita.j
cihsr mcdic'acs. It is bcer thaa tl
Clhcrs, cr it woulj mc bo th! f- j? j
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liver J'ov.v.er, Vith a larger li
SOLD IN TOVN T2 U
IF YOU ARE TOO -
Thcy'ro a blessing to
PRICE 50c A?ID S!A30 PER
!y ,hirviK 6c Willium,
mm, mm & (0.
Wc ai'.no;:r.cc to ct:r trade s-iJ the pub
lic that cur s'ockj of &nd in ill Jx.part
rncnts are larger anJ lcttir Si'cctd than .
t .r i i cur history. Wc carry a varied
line of :-: x
and can supply
people. In Drj 1.12, Shoes,
Hats, Etc, v;e ocr large sclcclionj.
In Groceries, Hardware, Tinware, Farm
I.Tiplerrtcuti and such goodj our stocks
arc especially strong. : :
!; all departments prices v;l'l be f.;ur.a
the Lr.vcst, a:id your vLiils v.Ui l-i h'ilA
apprcci-'ed. :-: :-:
k busiiicrs, and will carry a conrpvchcnsivc Vmz c i CciT:r.s, Cas
i kt-ts, E'rbss, Sails, Wrappers end Drcsrcs. ALo have a Hearse i)j
F( in sen-ice. 0:1 call anywhere. Ciders in th!s line Given prcv.i-rt i
(?) and caixful aitcnlian any haur day or nl;'J:t.
I IfUftees: S'ere, K3. i. fiJ'i, i? ,tr no. 3.
I SHANNON, MERCER fi CO. 1
P "Tiy Cnrutd," vri;cs M-s. 7. V. $?::, of II C M
$i " V.13 i i a v:.v L'VrUio t.' I;ca:::i, v-n r.c- chs to ss
M b$ i;p and ictid I.) my vlulics. I tlid tr OJi:!, r...-d soon jl
& kc-gan to feel t:tlcr. I jot tb!j t to v? a::d I"'p dj r.J7 'M
hs hiisavorL I cx.t!r.aed to tafca the r.cdic:r.e, ar:d r.jv I O
a: 1 able U in my housework and So caro for my clrdJrcn,
th and I feel as Ihurh 1 could never yrais: CrJiu euouh Bl
1 ij fclj o ' vifc S o Wiaijsu I vsiivi c
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