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'-;yJ3QUTHEfll1 - FARM fJOTES.
1 TCPtCS OF INTEREST TO THE PLANTER,
It v to l!i u.HnUe Wild Orilm.
, A. I.. M.. rh:n iuiic Tfi ti.. writes: I
W011M like to luiiw liow to clo.'in land
of wil, nnloiiN whore wy aveinc oik1
yii'i 1 1 :o Kjurtro foot. Will t hoy !iuii:it
liiiul for liay :uu ia.Muru :uul also for
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iioat aim corn
There Is no practical way of destroy.
Ii wild onloiu; that the writer-Is fa
miliar Willi except Jy the use of a
weak solution of crude carbolic acid
n"d water, the xolution to lie poured
dirAly where the stalk of the union
3; I ."M'S above zroiiml. Of course )
''lij4'- n Inrjn? area of land is Infected
thir l-.U'thod would -jrove expensive
and unsatisfactory. The only sure
"way to got rid of wild o.uons N to rli
them up and hum them. One Is likely
to he discouraged over such a proposal,
luit It Is often not more dilllcult to do
this than it was for our ancestors to
clear the primeval forests from the
land- and get H ready for crop produe
t',". Where a plant has a bulb of
tVf character of the onion it Is almost
impossible to destroy it, especially
when it is buried so well in the ground.
The writer has seen and heard of all
frorts of things lo destroy wild onions,
but the only plan that has proved
satisfactory on the station farm Is that
of taking up and burning. An onion
set 011 every square foot of land is
certainly a serious problem, for unUss
can destroy them they will con
( ? ne to spread until they will practi
Y.'.jy take the land. They certainly
damage land for hay or pasture, as the
seeds are likely to appear in the hay
and if fed to milk cows will taint the
milk. They damage land intended
for wheat as the sed gH into the
grain and taint the flour 'They are
less liable to damage corn than almost
any other crop and one of the best
methods to fight them would be
thrciih clean culture and the use of
silother crops, such as the cowpea or
velvet bean. Prof. A. M. Soule, in tin
Knoxville I'leim.) Tribune.
The wonderful variety of food? and
the quantity that can be produced iu
the South for feeding stock makes it
all the more surprising that so little
is done in this line. At the Florida
ation an experiment was made in
eding beeves on velvet bean forage,
tnn.enpd meal nnrt enssnvn rnnts.
VV'ntally it was also a test between
J C &vc scrub and a grade animal.
S anupof course, the grade beef animal
won. But the surprising thing about
it is the statement that the velvet bean
gave twelve tons of forage per acre
and the cassava seven tons. Feeding
velvet beans and cassava in the form
used in this experiment, and in the
proportions used with the native steer,
one Cre of velvet beans approxi
mately balances two-thirds of an acre
of cassava. Fed in this way this area
will feed fifteen average Florida steers
for market as fat beef. Where an
acre and two-thirds will fatten fifteen
animals there should certainly be no
twwible in making beef profitably, and
witifjt good beef animals used for the
woiiX the South could soon be inde
pcaaent of the Western packers if the
fariiurs but know what their soil and
climate afford. ' Cassava can be pro
fitably grown as far north as south
cast North Carolina; it has been grown
fairly well at the experiment station
at ralelgh. But for the greater part
of tluVsouth the cowpeas, soy bean
and ijdian corn will be the great
footo, and they can be grown with
more profit than in the West where
feeders are already taking hold of
them. The 'outhern farmer who
wakes up to the advantages of his
climate and grows forage and feeds
beeves will have a source of wealth
he has hardly dreamed of yet, for he
.ecds to buy no protein whatever, as
"Sj grow all he needs in the great-
mdance on his own laud.
'.f-iiKlble Talk on Pea Gvovrlmr.
? think I promised some time ago
!.' . . . .
!- f to say something about peas, but I
have not found time for it until now,
writes nfce Johnson, Of North Caro
lina, i' tiie Progressive r armer. e
are bfying plenty of rain now and the
groundTriJl be in line hx tor pea sow
ing. Get things ready and get at it
before the ground gets hard again.
The best place to put them is the best
ground jou have. Any kind of peas
u-ilJXv' vut I prefer the clay. The
best V J to put them in is to break
the Sfhd and drill seed from one to
one"aud one-half bushels to the acre,
but I have raised some fine vines by
just sowing the seed broadcast and
plowing in shallow, and I have seen
some fine crops of hay made by just
drilling in seed with a disc drill on the
Avh r stubble. I once heard a good
far.", say that was the best way. He
saiuKlie drill hoed the grass and the
guano gave it a start. Now it is a fact
that it is best to havo some grass with
the vines, but I shall not advise any
one to plant any kind of seed in un
broken, or unfertilized ground. Now,
as to saving the hay, I have never been
able to see but three reasons why tu.y
STOCKMAN AMD TRUCK ClOVEK.
one eould not 'rive pen hay, and here
are the rules to observe: First, don't
cut it too reeii; second, don't cut It
vlion it Is damp, either from i n in or
dew; third, don't haul it up when there
Is dew on It. Cut your vine in the
after part of the day, rake them up the
next evening, and haul them the next
day and put the hay under shelter, if
you cun; if not, stark the hay and bo
sure the Job Is done right.
How t 4 Tit t To'iitco.
The best Instrument with which to
cut tobacco Is a butcher knife of me
dium size, with a thin, sharp blade
about six Inches long. The handle
should be well wrapped with old rags,
or clse.the hand will be made to sul'l'i r
by the continual pressure upon the
back of a hard wooden hanlle. The
person doing the cutting stands over
the plant, and placing the blade of
the knife at right angles, or approx
imately so to th upper leaves, splits
the stalk to within a few inches of
the lower leaves. Tin 11 withdrawing
the knife and grasping the plant mid
way with Ids left hand, h:- Inserts thr
knife beneath the lower leaves and
severs the stalk. The plain is then
reversed and made to stand in the
row. Here it remains until it wilts,
which requires, according to the char
tcter of the weather, from fifteen
minutes to an hour. Should It be
cloudy and rainy it will not wilt suffi
ciently lo handle without breakage
until 'the rain ceases. It sometimes
gets into what tobacco farmers call a
"strut," when it becomes as tender as
the most crisp celery.
When the plants have wilted prop
erly they are straddled over tobacco
sticks, from live to eight plants being
placed on a stick, and in this condi
tion they are carried to the curing
house. The tobacco sticks are about
' feet long, with an average of some
two inches wide by V,: inches thick,
rived out of red oak or hickory. They
should be well seasoned before being
put to use. Col. J. B. Killebrew, Nash
As soon as the cabbage, tomato and
other plants are set out the cutworm
will begin to feed on them, if the
garden is infested with that pest. It
is a great disappointment to go out of
a morning and find that the worm has
destroyed a fine bed of thrifty plants.
The cutworm always does its damage
after night, and thb fact can be taken
advantage of to destroy them. Take
a lantern and go through the plat
where the plants are set. Have a
string to your lantern so that you can
hold it near the plant without being
compelled to stoop. The pest can be
easily discovered in this manner and
gathered into a vessel and burned.
A few treatments like this will effectu
ally rid the garden of them. A good
method of preventing them from cut
ting down the young plants is to
gather up a number of old tomato or
other cans and melt the ends off and
press them down into the soil half
their length around the pl:int Screen
wire may be used for protection also
by cutting it into strips of a suitable
size and placing around the plants and
the ends fastened. Progressive Far
mer. Working Corn.
Some farmers work tneir corn three
times and quit. We have known those
who .would work fairly well until sun
down on the third of July and then
quit. No man can tell beforehand
how many times corn should be
worked. Sometimes three times will
do, at other times six times may bo J
none too much. The 1 armer will al
ways be safe if when he gets his corn
worked enough, as he thinks, he will
then give it just a little more. The
idea is to keep a loose, fine mulch on
the corn field free from clods. This
is especially necessary iu dry weather.
When it is necessary and possible
cultivate, no matter how many times.
The man who watered his garden with
a rake was a philosopher, flio man
who in dry time waters his cornfield
with a rake is no less a philosopher.
Dehorning calves is described as
such a simple operation by the agri
cultural department bulletin on this
subject that it is difficult to explain
why it is ever postponed until tne
horns are fully grown and the neces
sity arises, if hornless cattle are
wanted, for sawing them off. To de
horn secure a pencil of caustic potash
at a drug store. When the calf is
three to four days old, throw it to the
ground, locate the little horn, wet it
well, and rub it with the pencil, held
in a gloved hand. This is all there is
to the operation. It constitute but a
few iniuntei-;' work and causes no pain
to the animal. If after a counle of
auy signs of growth appear, a
see:; application will complete the
"O'j, mamma! " thout, 1 little Kc;.
Rie, aa he ran to Mj rauthcr In rrc'Jt
kUh, "what do you think.' I was lust
over there where tney're putting up
the circus, and they re filling the rlns?
all full of breakfast food." August
The Common Fate.
Dan Cupid limped Into hla ofT.ce,
All battered and bruised was h!3
bandage and Fpllnts graced hU per
son "I umpired a love match," he sai l.
August Smart Set.
E. Ncsbit appears again in Ainslce's
with a story In the August number
even more interesting than "The Lie
Absolute." It 13 entitled "The Force
of Habit," and while It la, in fact, a
psychological Btudy, it is not in the
least didactic; the picture Is drawn
delicately, and with the utmost skill,
and with the same optimistic good na
ture that perva-iCM "The Red House"
and "The Lie Absolute," by the same
author. In this case, we sympathize
with the victim, but we can't help lov
ing his tormentor all the more.
John Oliver Hobbes, author of "The
Gods. Some Mortals and Lord Wicken
ham," "School for Saints," etc., etc.,
has a story in Ainslee's for Augu'.t,
entitled "The Land of Regrets." It
is in the form of a aialogue, bright
and sparkling, but pervaded by that
mysterious atmosphere of India tha
seems to draw out so much that is
strange and contradictory in human
nature. Not that it appears in this
story, which is reaby a pretty loe
story, but it seems to be present as a
sort of vague background.
Mary Proctor, who writes of "Five
Hundred Little Worlds" in the August
St. Nicholas, is a daughter of the
great Proctor, the astronomer, and is
living at present in New York city.
She is a small woman, exceedingly
quiet, almost shy in manner, but has
proved a successful lecturer and writ
er in the field where her father won
TWO OF THEM.
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said Tawker. "What sort of a fellow
"He's the sort of fellow," replied
Krankley promptly, "who invariably
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lit r aim was u v r vtry fool,
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She threw herself at ( holly h hn 1
And hit th fellow's heart.
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Ono fIzp smaller nftfr usluif Allen's Toot
Earn, a powder. It make tltfht or niw i!ioh
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cpt bdv Hubstltutrt. Trial frickasre FaE by
mall. Addreps, Allen . Olm'ted, Lely, N.Y.
The pift of mb hai cauaed many a man
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Mrs. WUslow's Soothing Syrup for chlllraa
teethlnjf.sof ten tua Kum, raJucea Inflamma
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A search wnrrant isn't nemsar" in the
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