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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 102.
ROCK ISLAM), MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1S01
Mar' rfi tm.
FARM AND GARDEN.
OBSErtVAT'ONS AND EXPERIENCES
IN LIFE CN THE FARM.
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n.airraMt A fck-1r llitl riatM
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to ihr cif.
tbf red c!v-r. It
tiinv- wt-U in
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Miif -ils. The
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r anl -lv-t. i
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!iTlry ku.'Ik anl
t:; - 'n wt.i h r-l
:..v-r v.iil n.t tVmve. It i nfnl ia
iiiiunn- f.r iry
H-tl Jiv-r ii pen-nniAl ttit f Try
f--.v v-ar-" duration. It innutrition nl
vuiuWle in moit location. Tbe lar
r-l'r J vitte c1ovt. aJo known ma
v"v cr. i rv-liaW urt ftr
j.l..wnitf nnd.-r. Mut clover i erpe-
-.ilir irij-l for lwn an 1 jtnr.
t'riniM.n c l.ver. a ketch cf which
h-re if.rlnoe.l from Jatne M. Tbor-l-nm
A: ".V annual descriptive cats
l.iif f..r Jvtl. i an annual wiihcrimwa
flw-j. 5ut which many reporU were
mal- U-t fcsiwin. ineexoee4injdy cum
i'i"ilaWry. while others were not favor -Th
rl um nays that eown lata in
th mroni'-r it furtiih an early green
fJl-r th f lluwiiir it is aim
for KnliCfr." IVal Kayn, 'It
b.-l..ti' to a warm climate, acl in not k
jwy uljir at tie north s U rl clover."
J.tun lo-r i a j-rennial. rolahle
oi.ly in t-uth-rn localities where it
t hriv in any oiL It tuitkea a fair hay,
and Mm k eat it reiiiy wbn green.
Of 1 2i varieties and Kt-llinn of the
tJito tested the fKut wiajn at tbe Wi
rooin station, the following ten were
mott intdactive, yieldinit in tbe order
named: Needling from C E. AnjrU,
Ilo IJeauty. Monarch. Duplex, Late
Bauty of Ilrbron, Mullaly, Alexander's
Prolific. S-neca Ilel J ket. White lima
ty of Heliron and WiKvmian Beauty.
Place.1 in theorderof their table quality,
th-se varieties would rank as follows:
Alexander's Prolific, White IVauty of
Hebron. Late Beauty f Hebron, Du4x,
Monarch. Wisnontdn IV-muTy. S-inca Erfl
Jacket. lione Beauty, Mullaly, seeding
from C. B. AnelL Ik-tb with cuttingm
and whole tubers, the large! merchant
able yield came from tbe beaviert seed
in?, though tbe increase of merchantable
yield wait by no means in jrt 'portion to
iLe increase of seel. The !roportion of
Kmall potat'- increased with the incrrf
ft seed. Tbe maller whole potatoes gave
inferior remits to tbe MnaUer mtungs.
Two RDcleeyes in a hill yielded decided
ly more than one, without a correspond
ing increase in Fmall iiotatoea. No loss
in 3 ield followed plan tit g in hills as com
pared with drills. TbereraltswerecWrly
cpped to cutting off tbe "heed end" cf
the potato before planting. No advan
tage followed t-prinkling tbe cuttings with
land planter before planting.
An lngiom Clriar.
A Wiftoisin farmer. A.K.M. Pomerrrr
by name, wut to The Farm Journal not
long ago the drawing, here reproduoed,
of a reel for ue in bail ding or moving
lrt or plain wire fence. It takes two
to operate it one to guide and one to
A EXXL TO fSE tJC BTO-IjLNO wiez rtxt
turn the retL Tbe cut is sotlain it needs
uxije expnat:oo. Tbe uprights are
braced bv iron rods, and m. tir mt
through one of the standards prereou
notn tne wueel and tbe re-1 from rerolr-ing.
Mr-4'omeroy facetiouly remarks:
you d ntt want it j-ourwlf you
lend it to tbe neighbors. Mine rm all
around the neighborhood.""
Oata Wsrtar f Trial.
Of tbe larje cumljer f rarietiea cf
oats trird ct the Illinois agricultural ex
periment i-tation, tbe so-called "rust
proor red or dun colored Tarietiea from
Texas gave tbe largest yield in IW, but
the rmallest yield in Among the
white Tarietiea tbe Early Dakota and
Pringle's !rogress gave tbe largest rieMa.
Of tbe black varieties dark Buanaa and
ew uaxoxa uray Htood firat.
tiaca iug&iaiKier next in order.