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title: 'University Missourian. (Columbia, Mo.) 1908-1916, January 15, 1913, Image 4',
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Th$1;idre1iHfc,Y. M. C. A. will en-
tertain,nextJfriday, C. K. Ober, a sen
ior meanbert-of the International T.
M.C.1 committee whose office is in
New York. Mr. Ober is making a tour
of western Universities presenting the
opportunities for a life's work offered
in the T. M. C. A. work.
Besides the lectures
you are so busy
back home with you
an evening of pleasure
spent in listening
to good music.
The Phi Mu Alpha
concerts are of a
quality rarely heard
outside the larger cities.
They are brought here
to satisfy a longing for
You will be delighted
if you hear
in the University
night at 9 o'clock.
(After the close of the
Prices 75c and $1.50
For the remainder
of the week only.
This line of pipes
all with amber bits.
1 Drue SbDp
Knight & Rosse
so you may have a
change from the us
ual ' store" kind.
it's Bast's home
there are several
flavors so you may
have your choice.
you buy it in a
neatly wrapped and
sealed wax paper
and it costs only
k" arp tram tbc Caapu.
FAKMEKS SHOULD COOPEipLTE
(Continued from page 1.)
of busbels of apple rotted in the
Ozarks last fall because the price was
only 60 cents a bushel. "Cooperation
would have found a market,"
"Cooperation enables the farmer iO
uet full benefit of his products, and
to increase the quality of those pro
ducts. The farmer now says to tne
merchant. 'What will you give for my
produce, and what will you take for
your goods? The West combines to
raise and sell fruit, the East to grow
tobacco; why can't Missouri farmers
LABOR PROBLEM DISCUSSED
Dor G. Magruder of U. S. Agriculture
Department Talks on Hired Heip.
Don G. Magruder, who is employed
by the United States Department of
Agriculture and who is doing Inves
tigation work among Missouri tam
ers, cave a talk on "System and Prin
ciples of Farm Management" Mr.
Magruder told of a few prnclpies
which have meant success to some
of the best farmers in the state. It is
his belief that labor is the greatest
problem that the farmer has to con
front and that there will always be
plenty of efficient laborers if they are
treated in the right way.
"Men who have sons to work for
them are fortunate," Mr. Magruder
said, "but men who have not sons
should furnish their hired men with
work the year around. Men that are
given steady employment are, as a
rule, more efficient than those that are
just picked up whenever extra help
is needed. Most farmers are trying
to cut down their help when they
should hire more and keep them em
ployed at profitable labor. Ability to
manage laborers profitably determines
to a great extent your ability to make
money on the farm.
"Hired men are and should be treat
ed as your equal. Try to let them do
the work which they like best as far
as possible. The three kinds of men
that can be employed with profit and
satisfaction are young men who want
to learn the business or farming, mid
dle-aged married men who want work
the year around and old men who arc
experienced and carerul and may be
employed cheaper than other labor."
sourl conditions are the Yellow Trans-
oarent Livel&nd. Benoal, Wealthy and
Maiden Blush. The Champion, Crdsby,
Greensboro and Carmen are the
peaches I would recommend. Two va
rieties of the cherry are good, the
Early Richmond and the Montmorency.
Because- of its ability to withstand
blight the Keefer is the pear that I
would advise to be grown, but be
cause of Its inability to self-fertilize
for some years, the Garber should be
planted with it"
DRY-PICKED CHICKENS BEST
Instructor Denwastrateg Modem Meth
od of KUIIag- and Dresslig;
It is easy to dry-pick a chicken if
you know how. Modern methods dem
onstrated by R. V. Mitchell, assistant
in poultry husbandry, to the visiting
farmers, does away with old methods
of wringing the neck and scalding to
remove the feathers.
To dry pick poultry it is necessary
to bleed the bird through the mouth
and paralyze the brain. A narrow-
bladed knife is inserted In the bird's
mouth and the veins in the neck are
severed. The knife is then thrust in
to the bird's brain. This paralyzes
the muscles which hold the feathers,
thus enabling the removing of the
feathers quickly and without aid of
The general practice of scalding
birds, the speaker said, is one of the
reasons why so much poultry of poor
quality is found on the markets. The
skin of the birds absorbs much of the
filthy water in which they are scalded.
Dealers who scald a great many birds
usually do not change the scalding
water, and by the time several hun
dred birds are scalded the water be
comes very filthy.
brand is known it will command a bet
ter price. Business In communities is
more stable and money on the orch
ard 'can be obtained more easily."
A complete description of the sub
ject is made in Buletln No. 44 of the
Missouri State Board of Horticulture.
o,m AFTLES EXHIBITED
MO Varieties la Show of State Board
If the apples of the State Board
of Horticulture which are now on ex
hibition in the south end of the base
ment of the Hprticultural Building,
were in a row side by side they would
make a string more than a quarter, of
a mile long. About five thousand ap
ples and six hundred varieties are rep
resented in this collection, according
to C. C. Wiggans, a graduate student
in the College of Agriculture, who has
charge of the exhibit
These prize-wlnnlnc anocimens are
in excellent condition and are display
ed on plates In an attractive manner.
On each plate is a card, giving the
name of the variety, and the name and
address of the grower. Two long tab
les of the fruit are in the center of the
room and other tables extend almost
enUrely around the room. Apples of
almost every color or hue, -size and
shape may be seen. ,
Grouped in one corner and to the
side is a fine collection of preserved
fruits, put in glass jars. Peaches
pears and quinces, looking as fresh
and good as when they were picked
from the trees, are displayed. Grapes,
figs and citrus fruit are there, too.
9 o'clock is the honrjbeilheZim
balist concert tomon'ow night
EXPLAINS CAUSE OF BAD FLUES
Agricultural Engineering Instructor
Sajs Poor Foundations Are Reason.
M. A. R. Kelley, instructor in agri
cultural engineering, talking to the
farmers on the building of farm houses
emphasized the, fact that chimneys
which were not built on a solid founda
tion would settle crooked. This, ue
said, was the reason for many of the
fires that originated in the proverbial
"defective flue." He gave this as the
cause of the Kappa Alpha house being
Mr. Kelley said that the tendency to
place ornamental work on the houses
was becoming less. The style of
architecture for present-day homes
was represented by the simple and
That not enough attention was paid
to the quality of paint used on build
ings, and that every house should be
equipped with a large, wide porch,
were other facts brought out in the
WHERE WAGES EXCEED PROFITS
B. II. Hesse Cites Reasons For Farm
ers' Small BetHran.
"A series of records kept on 153
Ohio farms shows that j6 per cent of
tne larmers made less money tlian
their hired men," said R. S. Besse, in
a talk to the farmers in the auditorium
of the Agricultural Building. Mr.
Besse is specializing in farm manage
ment in the College of Agriculture.
Some of these farmers were even los
ing as much as $300 a year on their
farms. The same conditions obtain if.
Missouri, according to Mr. Besse.
"it is tne farm adviser s business TJ
turn these losses into gain and to
help the farmers put their farms on a
paying basis. Farmers should cooper
ate with the adviser in building and
conserving the resources of their
"The problems before a farm ad
viser cannot be enumerated. He can
not have too much training and exper
ience. An adviser must know his
county to solve its problems. Thorough
knowledge of local conditions is as
important as scientific training."
BEST APPLES ORIGINATED HERE
Prof. J. C. Whlttea la Lecture to Farm
ers, Tells Waat Fruit to Grow.
Fifty yean ago there was not a sin
gle apple recommended in Missouri
that was of Missouri origin, according
to J. C. Whitten, professor of horticul
ture, in his. lecture to the farmers in
the Horticultural Building.
"All of the apples recommended
were of European or Atlantic Coast or
igin. Of the varieties grown then, the
Geniton Is the only one that we raise
to any extent now. The apples we are
growing now originated In Missouri or
nearby states. Examples are: Ben
Davis, Gano, Jonathan, Ingram, Arkan
sas, Wlnesap, Delicious, King David
"Some of the principal things to be
considered in picking a variety of ap
ples for planting are type of land, late
spring frosts, sunlight and intense
summer heat All these things may
vary In one orchard. Some of the
trees need the apnny south Blope,
while others want the north slope
where they will be protected from di
rect sunlight The Ingram apple will
not do well on thin land on top of a
hill. It thrives best in the rich soil
at the base of the north slope where
It will be protected from direct sun
"In choosing a variety of apples to
grow, the local conditions and the
market must be considered. If one
wants an apple to ship long distances,
the Ben Davis, because of its keeping
qualities, is good. For local trade, the
Jonathan or Grimes is worth more.
Last year in an orchard at McBalne
the Ben Davis brought 75 cents a bar
rel on the tree while the Jonathan
and Grimes brought S1.50 a barrel.
"The best summer apples for Mis-
COOPERATIVE SELLING AN AID
One Association Places Almost AH of
Southern Missouri Strawberries.
Practically all of the strawberries
shipped out of Southern Missouri are
shipped through the Ozark Fruit Grow
ers Association, according to W. H.
Chandler, instructor In Horticulture,
in his talk on the "Cooperation Among
"These cooperative associations are
improving the standard of fruit and
better prices are being received," said
Mr. Chandler. "These organizations
can establish a brand and where this
Increases School Teacher's Salary.
The salary of Miss Clara Hickman,
a public school teacher, was in
creased by the Columbia Board of
Education last night
-Tailors Jo men-
this ten dollars is the re
duction we are making j in the
sale now going on here.
All $35 and 537.50
patterns (including blue serg
es) are now selling for the
S27.50 and every suit is
Considering the perfect fit
and longer wear, can you
afford not to get a suit
The Fashion Shop
R. A. Ehinger
Razor Blades Sharp
(Special attention, Senior Engineer! !)
We have just arranged to sharpen razor blades all kinds.
Save your dull blades, bring them over some time when
you're passing and we'll have them made as good as new
(or better) for only a very small part of the cost of new
Ours is a trade that Service made
Just Off the Campus on Ninth
This is, the
This is the time of year "we all have a desire for
sweetmeats. Its a natural craving of the bodyforTthe
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proper proportion of sweet food.'
Obey nature s impulse and buy some of ourjmuk
filled and milk-coated chocolates. They have a deli
cious richness and you can be sure they are fresh and
They are made by our own experienced candy-makers.
The College Inn
Columbia Candy Kitchen
8th and Walnut
Hello Mr. Farmer: Are you think
ing about changing your location?
Have you a farm to sell or exchange
for either farm or city property? I
am a farmer myself and know where
the good land Is. I sold $70,665 worth
of property Saturday January 11th,
1913. Call and see me at 405-406 Ex
change Natl. Bk. Bldg., Columbia, Mis-
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rr ..BKBtY a
Last of the Holiday
Some of your vacation joys
must be left behind but not
60 Fatima cacen atll mcmSa whit mm
pillow top, 24 in. tqaan. aeeaiataJ mtth hand'
tomclupainteJfioutn-12 Jmlgm iiUct fnm.
sourL I can get you anything you
Very respectfully cated
E. L. DAUGHERTY. moved
Netfce Stadeats. f'
Star Barber Shop formerly to
across from "M" thrater, has
2 doors east of Exchange
On Friday and
made takes on
values up to
OUR LAST SALE!
Que Cent Sale on Friday ancl Sat
We close our doors on Saturday night for good, as this
stock and fixtures will be sold at auction to the highest
bidder on Saturday, Jan. 25th.
triflinf coin with
' er Friday
and Saturday at
i : : if
In this sale we pffer you all high-grade Embroideries. A ONE CENT SALE where the
smallest coin made takes on a hundred fold purchasing power.
YOU PAY ONE CENT MORE than the regular price on any of the embroideries below and you get two
yards. The second yard costs you JUST ONE CENT.
15c Embroideries in Swiss Edges
and Bands, 2 yards for 16c
25c Swiss and Cambric Embroid
eries, in Edges, Insertions,
Bands and Flouncings, 2 yards
24-inch Allovrs, 79c values, 2 yds.
25c Swiss Embroideries, Flounc
ings, Edges, Insertions and
Bands, 2 yards for 3e
16-Inch Swiss Waist Bandings,
1.00 yd., 2 yards for SL01
24 and 27-Inch Swiss Flounchlngs.
95c values; 2 yards for. ...He
The three last business days of our career in Columbia will be marked with the greatest value rivine vou have ever seen in Columbia,
v COME EARLY AND BRING A WELL FILLED POCKET BOOK and take advanced of our IoV
THE aAISTT-ELLlSOTNT CO.
NOTICE Store will be open to those who wish to visit the Stamp department, but no goods will be sold.