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THE BEAVER HERALD. BEAVER, OKLAHOMA
-- PRODUCTION OF
. SORGHUM URGED
"Keen Demand for Sugar Substi
tutes Favors Growth of Crop
in Every State. ..
YIELD STEADILY INCREASING
Inquiries Still Greater Than Supply
Detplte High Price Which Range
From 90 Cents to $1.50 Per
Qallon Two Varieties.
A marked Increase In tho production
of sorghum sirup Is Inillcateil liy re
Hrt8 received liy tlio United States
department of agriculture, which tins
been engaged In a special campaign
to linlticu greater production of this
crop because of the keen demand for
Yield Has Increased.
At the beginning of tliu world war
(lie ntiiitml jleld of sorghum sirup In
(ho United States wok approximately
13,000,000 gallons. This lias Increased
steadily until for tlio past jcar It was
approximately .10,000,000 gnllons. The
average yield of sirup per ncro linn
been about 100 pnllons, hut the fact
that this figure enn he Increased la
i'sillcnti'il hy the department's experi
ments, iln which more than -100 gallons
per ncro have been produced in sonio
in urging Increased plantings to sor-
gliuni the depnrlnicnt'H experts point
iTz (h timt despite the Increasing yields
"l .tlio ilcumnd Is still greater tlinn'the
supply, n shown-fty tho price for sirup,
Patch of Sweet Sorghum Stripped and
Topped, Ready to Do Cut for Sirup
which hns ranged from 00 cents to
Jl.N) per gallon, and In n few cases
'Grown In Every State.
Tior! rue qbundnnt opportunities
for Increasing the sorghum production,
the experts say, since Oils crop can
lie grown 'In every state In the Union
with the possible exception of Maine.
In the northern states It Is necessary
lV plant earl) maturing vnrletles of
sorghum. "Hnrly Amber" and "Pol-
"gVrs" are among the vnrletles recom-
mendod by the department, which Is
'llrepitred to supply Inquirers with full
InfoypinHon regnnllng tho cultivation
of-iids profitable plant.
ROTTED MANURE PREFERABLE
Its Mechanical Condition Is Improved
by Organic Matter Delng . ,
Mnnure loses much of Its plant food
In the process of rotting. Its mechnji
,lcnl coudltlon, however,' Is much Im
proved, because, there Is n great deal
of hft coarse organic matter broken
down. Much of this will be lost
through decay, and tho percentage of
mineral plant food remaining may be
greater per ton of mnnure In the rot-
n iliiiti In llin fi...li fnlltllt(mi. TlfoC?
facts make uiired.tnsinura proforuVb5j
for truck crops, where quick restltrs
nro desired and whera n largo amount
of mnnure Is ued, sajs P, L. Uuloy xtf
the University ofMls-ourl college -of
ngrleulrure. Too'heuvy .applications'
of. fresh manure "may often burn
plants, epeelally during dry seasons.
The coarse organic material keeps the
soil open nnd reduces Its capacity to
retnln moisture. However, there Is
too much loss of plant food In rotting
and It Is advisable to apply manure
us soon as possible.
OBTAINING PROFITS IN PIGS
.. ''. II'
More Money Made In Maturing Animal
Early Than Otherwise- Skimpy
Feed Is Wasteful. .,- -,
Profit comes .iwuln how little we
can keep the pig oh but In how much
we can get him to ont of n balanced
ration. The younger tho animal Uie
more thoroughly It digests Its food
Therefore, mature pigs early. The i"!x
months' 000 pound pig costs omyhjtijr
the 200 pound eighteen months' pig.""
LOOK FOR INJURY TO TREES
Painting Wounds Caused by Mice and
Rabbits Will Help to Heal Bridge
Grafting Is Good.
flo over the nrrlatnl and look .for
rnbhlt nnd ''niortSe ltijurjes to tjejes.
Sometime painting the wounds with
white lead nr.,grofJlii vnx will help
the trep-tn"tlW1 quickly, llrldge sjrJrft
Ing over the uqund 'will also oYlen
bring tho trees thijjtfgh.
I fr -1b
SOME PIGEON POINTERS
It Is never too Into to clean
out and whitewash the lofts.
Uettor put up n few new nest
Coreful attention to nil details
will assist you In bringing about
tho best results obtainable.
A good pigeon llco destroyer
can be made from n tea of quas
sia bark which Is plnced In sev
eral pans about tho lofts.
Pigeons will not do well If you
neglrt jour part of the duty,
such as proper feeding and vvu
tcrlng. Don't handle your birds while
nesting unless joii want them to
throw away their eggs.
Peanuts tnako a first-class
' summer food for pigeons.
A small quantity of asellno
put down the throat of pigeons
that nro affected with canker
will euro them.
GIo plenty of fresh wntcr at
this season of the year and note
CULLING POOR HENS
RESULTS IN SAVING
Many Fowls Eliminated From
Missouri Flocks in 1919,
Forty Per Cent of Olrds In Average
Farm Flock Aro Nonproductive
arid Should Be Fattened and
Sold or Eaten.
In MlRsourl Inst cnr, 73,705 birds
were, eliminated from 1,51)3 Hocks
which were culled under tho super
vision of tho homo demonstration
agents sent out by tho United States
department of agriculture and tliu
State Agricultural college. This re
sulted In a saving of approximately
$.10,101 to their owners.
In another state, -180 local lenders
were trained, with tho result thnt 717,
178 birds wore culled. Of this num
ber 274,30'J weru found to bo nonpro
ductive. 1 About 81 per cent of nil the poultry
fli the country Is cared for my women.
Por tliat reason special attention Is
given to poultry by tho homo clubs
suiervlsed by tho department of agri
culture and tho stnte colleges, nnd
frrm women nro taught best methods
of poultry selection, breeding, raising,
feeding, housing, culling, canning sur
plus birds for homo use, preservation
of eggs, and co-operatlvo selling of
Lack of proper culling thus far has
proved to be, In tho majority of cases,
tho principal reason why n Hock Is not
prolltnble. Porty per cent of the bens
In tho. average farm Hock today aro
nonproductive, nnd should bo sold or
eaten. It costs about 52 a jear to
feed ench'hen. If she does not produco
more than that amount In eggs she Is
WATER SUPPLY FOR PASTURE
Half-Hogshead Will Answer Purpose
FalrlyiWell, but Cement Trough
Is Much Better.
Pasture springs nro often made ex
ceedingly foul, because tie stock de
nies tho spring with droppings nnd
makes a mudholo of the place by
.trampling It with their feet. The cut
shows a vvny to keep tho water pure.
Put a fenco about the spring nnd
Protection for Spring.
carry the Inclosuro downhill fnr
enough to Include a watering trough
within Its protection. A hnlf-bogs-bend
will answer, 'but a cement trough
would be a permanent Improvement.
SWEET CLOVER GAINS FAVOR
Enables Farmer to Grow Regular Crop
and Then Secure Manure Crop
to Plow Under.
The problem of the farmer has been
to find a crop that was n legumo to
take the place of clover when It fnls.
With sweet clover It will be posstMe to
grow a regular crop on the soil and
then secure a heavy green manure
crop the same jenr to plow under.
Much of the future policy of farming
depends upon n cheap supply of nitro
gen to build up that lost from the sol)
by cropping, nnd no other crop tins
given so much promise as tho new an
nual sweet clover.
EMERGENCY CROP FOR SWINE
On Account of Its High Protein Value
Iowa Expert Recommends It for
According to John M. I'vvnrd of the
nnlmal husbandry department jf tbe
Iowa agricultural experiment stntlon,
rape Is one of the best emergency for
oge crops for hogs, because It Is of
high protein value and will carry
more bogs per acre than any other
crop of Its kind. A good stand of rape
Will carry 12 to 13 boss per acre.
STABLE FLY NOW
Bite of This Insect Is Far Differ
ent From That of Other
IS CAUSE OF HEAVY LOSS
It Breeds In Accumulations of Various
Kinds of Vegetable Matter and
Also In Manure Spraying
Is Not Satisfactory.
(Prepared by tlio United States Depart
ment of Agriculture )
The acute pain produced by tho bite
of the stable liy brings to any man n
sudden realisation that lids' biting In
sect Is pointedly different from the
house liy or typhoid My, although
hitherto Ills opinion may have been
that the two were Identical.
Cause Heavy Losses.
At times this Hy becomes excessive
ly nhundunt and occasions heavy
losses nmong nearly all classes of live
stock. Year In and jenr out It Is a
source of great unnnjnnco, especially
to horses anil cattle, and Is nn till-too-enmmon
nnd persistent pest.
The adult stable Hy resembles the
house Hy, but Is slightly broader nnd
feeds principally on tho blood of mil
mals, which It draws with Its long,
piercing mouth parts. It breeds In ac
cumulations of various kinds of veg
ctablo matter and nlso In mnnure, es
pecially when the Intter Is mixed with
straw. When strovv stacks becomn wet
Adult Female Stable Fly, Showing
Body Enlarged With Blood.
soon after thrashing tho flies brelln
tho decaying straw, and It Is this set
of conditions which produces tho se
Spraying Not Satisfactory.
Sprnjlng animals with repellents Is
not very satisfactory, but tho numbers
of stable Hlea dan bo kept down by
cnrlng properly for stable refuse and
by stacking or otherwise disposing of
straw. Tho United Stntes department
of agriculture, Washington. D. C, has
prepared a bulletin "Tho Stnblo Ply,"
which will ho sent on request. It
gives complete Instructions for tho
control or prevention of this pest
RAISE SUCCESSION OF CROPS
It Is Possible to Have Several Good
Crops for Table Use During
Summer and Autumn.
Uy k'.i'plng nil tho gorden spneo
stirred nnd fresh for seeding It Is pos
sible to make n succession of plnntlngs
of several good crops (o liavo them for
uo for n long season. Hy planting
sweet corn, for example, early In the
spring and then n couple of short rows
about every two weeks till tho mlddlo
of summer. It Is possible to hnvo sweet
corn for tublo uso for several months
during tho summer nnd fall. Sweet
corn mny bo planted nt Intervals from
April to tho last of July, and bunch
benns during the same time. Itndlshcs
may bo sown nnd coming on for use
In n fresh smto from March till the
Hrst of September In central latitudes.
It Is Impossible here to cnuiuernto all
of tho good things that can bo had
fresh from the garden during tho mld
dlo of tho summer and through the
fall months by keeping ull the vncnnt
spaces seeded nnd through seeding or
setting out plnnts between rows of
crops thnt will soon bo out of tho way.
SUMMER SPRAY AIDS APPLES
Iowa Farmers Make Profit of $10.75
From an Investment of 60 Cents
on Each Tree.
A profit of 51p."5 from nn Invest
ment of CO cents Is the sum made hy
tho lown farmers who co-operated with
tho lown experiment station and their
county agents In the summer spraying
demonstrations. In each of 11 or
chards In 10 counties representing
every section of the state, there were
111 trees sprit) ed.
A )leld of 7 bushels was received
from the spru)ed trees while tbe un
sprajed trees from the same orchards
)lelded only 2 bushels each. Tlio
sprit) ed apples brought from $2 to S3
a bushel and the unpni)l ones
brought only $1, Tbe tree- wore
?pni)ed four times during the year nt
n cost of 00 cents apiece for material,
labor, and depreciation on tliu spray
SORE SHOULDERS OF HORSES
One of Common Aliments While Ani
mals Are at Work IILFIttlng
Collar Is Cause.
Ono of the common1 ailments of
korses when they nro nt work Is soro
shoulders. Sores on the points of the
snoulders are isbally caused by tho
collar being too wldo or too long. Tho
remedy Is to put on a different collar
or uso a pad.
HIGH PRICES FOR EGGS
Here nre gome of tho ways:
Select pure breeds thaf lay
more or larger eggs, such as tho
White Leghorns, Wyandottcs,
Plymouth Itocks. Ithode Island
lleds or Orpingtons.
Olvo better care, food and
shelter, with dry, elenn, vermin
Con line males except In breed
Collect eggs frequently, espe
cially In tint or muggy weather.
Store eggs In a dry, clean, cool
Usu small and dirty eggs nt
Market frequently, with pro
'cctlun nt all times from bent.
Sell for cash on a basis of size
anil quality, "loss off," instead of
Use mi attractive package.
Combine shipments us a mat
ter of economy.
New Jersey Grower Obtains
Most Luscious Berries.
Instance or What Is Being Done Com
mercially by Men Who Utilize In
formation Given Out b" De.
partment of Agriculture.
Luscious blueberries many of which
nre three-fourths of an Inch In diam
eterthat sell for $10 a bushel I Such
Is the product secured by a New Jer
sey grower, whoso prlnclpnl business
hns been growing cranberries but who
moro recently took up the cultivation
of blueberries. At present he has 20
acres which he planted, In part, with
cnrefully selected wild blueberry stock
and, In part, with lijbrlds furnished
hy tho bureau of plant Industry of tho
United Stntes department of agricul
ture. N'ot only nro the berries on
this tract of very high quality but tho
yield Is prolific, tho older plnnts pro
ducing at the rate of nearly 100 bush
els to the acre. The plantation Is situ
ated nt Wltcsbog, near Urowns Mills.
The success of this grower is but
ono Instance of whnt Is being done
commercially by men who aro utiliz
ing the Information supplied by tho
department of agriculture scientists.
Tho latter have mndo n study of blue
berry culture for several jenrs, and
nie nblo to furnish dntn regarding tho
best varieties and the most suitable
soils. Of particular significance Is tho
fact that blueberries thrlvo best on
peat nnd sand soils, so acid as to bo
considered worthless for ordinary ag
riculture. Thus through blueberry cul
ture It Is possible to utilize ninny tracts
which hnvo been regarded as especial
ly hard an! unpromising.
FEEDING TROUGH FOR SWINE
Farmer Can Pour Slops Into Recepta
cle Without Having Pigs Climb
ing His Legs.
The feeder can pour slops Into this
trough without having nn earnest and
overhungry litter of pigs climbing his
boot legs and spilling the feed from
tho bucket. It extends possibly n foot
on the outside of the pen and makes
feeding easy and simple. The two up-
Trough for Pigs.
rights will be needed to hold tho
trough In place. That common acci
dent of having part of the slop spilled
by tho bogs or hnvlng vthem thrust
head and shoulders under the stream
from tU,c pall will be prevented by this.
ALL STOCK LIKE SOY BEANS
Crop Takes No More Moisture When
Planted With Corp Than Do Weeds
Leaves Make Silage.
Soy benns toko no more moisture
when pi a riled with corn than do weeds
and the leaves mnke rich silage. The
labor of caring for soy beans with corn
Is nn greater than for corn alone.
Properly cured, the crop Is lellshed by
RAPE EXCELLENT FOR SWINE
Leaves Contain High Percentage of
Protein Little Tankage Needed
' to Balance Ration.
Leaves of rape are high In percent
nge of protein to dry matter, and pigs
fed corn or barley or rapo pasture do
not need more thnn( one-twentieth
tankage or Its equivalent In ollmeal,
buttermilk or skim uillk to balance tho
Dy HARRY ST. JOHNS
.noticed ilm directly wo entered the
room, nnd I saw that he noticed Loo.
There he stood, tall nnd handsome.
In tho splendor of his medals and his
uniform, excelling every other man
In the room. Th, olllcers were giving
a" ball, but he was n stranger In the
camp, and excited my curiosity nt the
I was stnjlng with Loo Kingston;
her father wits a retired colonel, and
Loo reigned mistress of his bouse.
It was only recently that her en
gagement to Major Wbltakcr had been
nnnounced, nnd I found the tale dlHl
cult to credit. He wns a genial, kind
hearted man', but old enough to bit '.ter
father, nnd somehow his pompous, au
tocratic wnys seemed llf-fltted to ono
of Loo's shrinking temperament. True,
he wns rolling In money, hut Loo was
not mercenary, and the moment I saw
her again her pnle, changed face show
ed me she was giving her hand where
her heart could never follow.
As I followed her Into yie bnllroom
I noticed tho stranger's eyes llxed up
on her with n curious, Intent gnre.
"Do )oti know him, Loo?" I whis
pered. Hut she only turned startled eyes
upon mennd raised her hand In warn
ing. I hnd tlnle for ;io further speech;
the Hrst extra bad begun, and my part
ner claimed me, though I would fain
hnvo stn)cd and questioned Loo.
Presently she passed us on the stran
ger's nrm nnd scraps of their conver
sation llnnted to my enr.
"You might hnvo forgotten me."
"And jet," he said, "It w.is n long
time ngo you were it child. Hut you
)invo tho mnrk still, I see?" And his
gnz"o rested on n lltle scar on the girl's
white brow the mark of a cut, nlmost,
but notlpilte obliterated.
"Yes, I have It still. I think I shall
carry lti always."
"Six j ears 1" ho sold softlj. "It Is
n long time. Hut you were not Miss
Kingston then j oil were only Loo.' "
"Shnll we rest n little? I ntu tired."
Her faco was white, nnd there wns n
sorrowful appeal In the wistful, dark
I wntched them disappear down n
corridor decorated with greenery and
fairy 'lamps, until It looked like n piece
of some enchanted pnlace, then the
final crash of the music broke my
Surely I hnd been dreaming I Loo,
quiet, housellko Ixio, couldn't have
such a romance I her life I This hand
some soldier couldn't have cherished
her Imago all that time? Six jenrsl
Wh) she was not sixteen I That wns
when sho bad first become one of us
nt Mine. Ollendorf's; her father's regi
ment hnd been ordered abroad, nnd the
child, who had hitherto been his com
panion, was plnced In mndame's euro
during his nbsence. She wns a clifcd
It was not possible .
'This Is ours. Miss Nan."
Mnjor Whltnker stood before me,
Inrge, pompous nnd good-natured. As
I placed my fingers on his nrm the
major alwajs liked to go "on purndt"
before he began Ids g) rations I men
tally compared the two men, nnd won
dered ngnln bowLoo's engagement had
"I see Hrevet Is back again," ho re
marked. "Clever fellow, and a rattling
good soldier. Deserves nil the honors
he, has got. pon my soul, be doesl"
"Yes?" I acquiesced, rejidlly, seeing
thnt he alluded to tho stranger. "You
know him, then?"
"Oh, yes be wns nt one time In my
regiment. I know bis people1 well. Now
thnt he's homo safe and sound I sup
pose he'll be taking a wife, but I doubt
whether he'll fall In with tho arrange
ments very readily 1" Tho major
"Arrangements?" I queried. "Ho Is
"Ills wife wns chosen for him long
ngo," returned the major "she was his
mother's ward, but tho lad suddenly
developed it will of his own and an
nounced his Intention of choosing bis
"It must have been six years ago, V
should think perhaps more," contin
ued the major. "His mother wns nnx-
Ions for tljo engag"iuent to be brought
nbotit, nnd there was n scene, I remem
ber. The lad came to me afterwards.
" 'Look here, major,' bo said, hotly,
'I'm not a boj anil I can choose niy
own wife. In fact' and be colored llko
n girl 'I've chosen her nlreodj-. I
ffon't mind telling jou I've seen the
only girl I'll ever mnrry, nnd sho Isn't
my mother)) choicer"
"'Illgbt jou nre, my lad,' said I.
'Choose your girl and stick to her.
Where did jou meet her?"
"Then It came out thnt ho hadn't
even been Introduced to her. He'd
saved her from .ometh!ng'a-I'm sure I
forgot what he knew she' was small
nnd dark, nnd bud n pair of honest
e.ves that had gone straight to Ida
benrt, but her nnnu well, he only
knew her Christian name, and ho did
n't tell me thnt I Hut." concluded the
mnjor, triumphantly, '.'lie's stuck to his
gnus, and he's In love with bis dark
ejed Mystery still. There's a twentieth
century romance for you I Let me, get
jou some refreshment?"
I let him go In silence. I had lis
tened to his story In breathless excite
ment. Of cour&e. Loo was the heroine,
nnd he had found his "ilark-ej'ed M)s
teryl" I recalled the scraps of their
conversation: "You hnvo the murk
ftlll " 1 remembered how that mork
had excited our schoolgirl curiosity,
and Loo bad been raised to the l'lt
of heroine as sho related how she had
narrowly escaped a cruel death In tho
street nml n handsome unknuwn hnd
been her salvation. I pieced It nil to
gether, nnd felt us though I were ft
traitor to the kindly mnjor to leuvo
him In Ignorance jet how could I LM
Tho supper room wns crowded, nnd
after much skillful maneuvering ho
piloted me to a distant window width
opened onto n small balcony. As wo
gained tblR desirable 111111,' ns wo hu
llo od, deserted haven the murmur of
voices idiowed the hnlcony woe occu
pied, nml the 'text moment n mini's
words came through the open window.
"Impossible, Loo? Why? Hecauso
jou do not know me?"
"Xo. Oh, say no more. I I" her
voice elided In a sob.
"I have startled jou, dear. Hut If
jou knew how I have searched for you,
and now to Hnd jou hen "
"Don't I Don't I" she cried. "I msiy
not listen 1 am engaged 1"
Then there wns silence, n silence I
dared not break. The major stood us
If turned to stone, nnd I, though I
would have fain run nwuy, wns power
less to move. Then Loo's trembling
volco continued f '
"I nm to marry Mnjor Whltnker In
n month. My father wishes" It, nnd
Oh." she cried, piisslonntcly, "It was
rfuch'n foolish dream. How would I
'Yls, It was 11 dream," he said, sad
ly "And you aro to marry Major
Whltoker. Well" with a sharp breath
"he has alwajs been n -good friend
to mu" ("Thank God for that I" I
heard the major mutter). "I can only
say, God bless you Loo, and good
bye." At this Juncture tlio major seized my
arm and bore me swiftly away. In tho
doorway bo paused. Ills keen old eyes
were Hashing bright.
"Didn't I tell jou he wns a fine Ind?"
he muttered. "I want n word with him.
And jou, If you are her friend, go to
her." As I turned to obey, Captain
Hrevet strode (fulckly down tho rijom.
The major touched his nrm.
"Well, my lnd," he said, "j-ou'vo
found her, eh? May I know her nnmo
Tilt! younger mnn faced him square
ly, with misery In his eyes.
"Yes," ho sold, "jou may know her
name, major. The girl I have been
dreaming of, the. girl I love, Is your
"And fcht. Loo loves j-ou?"
"Heaven help us nil," bo groaned.
"I believe she does."
"Then," the major said, "go back to
her, lad, nnd tell her tell her that I
give her her freedom, nnd I'm proud
of jou both. No, not n word I I told
jou long ngo to cbooso jour girl,
The major pushed him away and
turned to me.
"The room Is clenrer now." ho sold,
prosaically, "what will jou linve, Miss
"Anything." I gnped. "Major, you
nro a hero I"
Hut he laughed nt my enthusiasm,
nnd proceeded to eat his supper.
"GREATER THAN ALL THINGS
Sympathy Has Well Been Called the
'Stability of Man's Fellowship
"Sympathy should not bo confused
with kindness, n stnte or qunllty of
being kind or humane; for such mani
festation ninjyhe perfotmed In n sense
of duty rather than through real sjm
pnthy," writes Dr. J. C. Hntesnn of
Scrnnton, Pa.. In tho Medical Ilecord
"The very depth of sjmpathy that
U In some people makes them appear
unsympnthetlc. 'The heart knoweth
Its own bitterness and a stranger mod
dlcth not therewith,' so that many
people shrink from meddling with sor
row. Someone has pointed out thnt
If j-ou wish to do good to n certain
class of people you must get under
their skins; they will then feel your
sympathy. With the sorrowful anil
needy Is found tho 'open way to
"It Is through suffering that wo
lenrn hovv' to sjmpnthlze. Therefore
It Is not becoming to keep our alabas
ter boxes sealed until our friends nro
dentl. Nor Is It very helpful to offer
conventional consolations, convention
al verses out? of tho Hlhlo nnd conven
tional prnjers to those who nre torn
with Intolerable suffering. To Job's
comforters, Job's question Is sultnUe.
'How long will je vex my soul and
break me In pieces with words?'
"Sjmpathy Is the nctlve principle of
the soul ; It makes for tho stability of
man's fellowship withy man; It Is tho
mmiiiiiuiiihi "I IMi: V III mini 11 11-11,11111,
and lii Its simple, God-given fullness
equips those who recognize Its posses
sion for nil the capacities of n com
plete nnd beautiful life."
The female Intellect Is n curious
thing, snj-s Dorothy Dlx In Good
Housekeeping. Her famous character,
"Mlrnndy." mijs about It:
"Ain't hit funny dut when women
wants to hnve a real, sho' outif-good
time tley des sets down an' narrates
'bout dclr troubles? You'd think dnt
when anything happened to nnjbody
dat was bnd.otiuf for em to cry 'bout
tint dej-'d sorter draw de veil of silence
over hit. but dat nln't do vvny dut de
female Intellek vvtiks.
"lilt Inks to perrade bits griefs In
public, an' dere nln't nnthln' dnt n
woman really enjoys Ink bavin' a fe
cret sorrow ila,t she :an tell to any.
bodj- dal'll listen. An' when she gits
goml nn' started nn tellln' her trou
bles, she des throw tie throttle wida
open nn' lets hur tonguo go, nn matter
ef she Is castln' asparagus on de char
acters of her own. flesh an' blood,"