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VENTILATOR FOR FRUIT TREE
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Are Arroiigss to AHew
Tke fUeetrasJea dm
gawtieo veetitetor ee
U estate tke traak of a tree
at Ma base as skew. It to made la
tare eeettoas, hinged at the back, aad
ara carried la tka top of eaeh
to allow of aecaaa to tb to
DEVICE FOR PICKING FRUIT
of Thimble, Whleh May Be
TM to Thumb ana Whlah Tar-
In Share Blade.
A vary con voa teat dertee far atck
taf fruit has bee deltas id 07 a aaaa
Mvtag 1 tka trait nstoas of OaUrer
ate. It araatete ef a tklabto, wklek
aaa? be Ua4 to the taemb aai wktek
Far PtoMmj Fran.
aanataates In a blade wltk a keen
edge. Tka fruit la seised la tka kand
agtd tka atom la severed by mesne of
,ek tkumb knife. Wltk auck a device
a tkU tka ploklng of fruit la materl
Mr expedited and tkara la no daagar
f toartai tka branches or marring
the trait wbaa It la pJuokad. Bclen
Tha Apple Aphis.
fararlBg to kill tka appla apbla la
a dtaaealt Job. Tka Inaaata work on
tke under alda of tka leaves, and tkla
aaaiss tkam to curl up. and It la
vary dlMeult to raaek all of then
wHfc spray matarlal. Tbe Inaacta mul
tiply rapidly, and tka faw that are
at reached wltk polaon aoon brine
ea aaetkor crop.
Neglected fruit treea are not worth
tka around they occupy, and bealdea
tkey ara an eyeeora to everybody, and
wbaa Infaated with worma and Inaeota
a csaataat tnenac to the neighbor
hood. Tkere ought to be a law pro
klMUng any man from allowing treea
f tkla kind to remain on 'tha farm.
Frunlng Fruit Treea.
Proae tha topa from the tall, len
der fruit treea. They form a high
stark for the wind to Mow down, aro
law Ytgoroua than low-down treea,
will aat bear up aa inueh fruit and
make fruit plpklag a harder Job.
xaellent Virginia Orchard,
la a Virginia orchard of 4,00 treea
tka ewaer aaya that during tka paat
twaaty-ali yeara there haa been only
one failure In apples. The 1909 crop
Mid for $16,000 cash on the treea.
Profitable Apple Orchard.
A wall .elected tipple orchard of fif
teen acrea In it Kood location neat to
a big market will In ton yeara produce
a large, permanent Income.
la keeling In treea the Important
thlag la to put thnm In a well drained
ateae aad aee that tha root are well
Oraae flaca and bluckberry bUihea
Mat, be aovernd with earth for win
ter antiltoa. .
COLO STOfUQE FOR APPLES
Frelftem ef CangaaMaa ef Transports
tea May ate Salved by f reetlea
ca . a, RtnmtNO.)
Darlag three er fear swaths la tka
nil tkere aaa. ef lata yeara. been aa
aaaaaal eoageeUo ef farm prodacu.
daa largely to tbe aklamoata ef re
eeaUy karreatod areas, la adettlea to
tke regular traSe.
la tka wlator tka rrebteai iisbbsbs
eaaler aad eeek tkiaga aa aaa be kef
witkoat leea aad bettor be kept. es
pecially if tke arise aeeau to be a lit
Tbe wiater aaete te abeat tke ealr
fruit that leade Iteelf readily to otor
age tor aay eeaetaerablo leagtfc ef
tteaa aad, la fact. It te abeat tke eaJy
fralt kept In eeauaarctel atorage.
I beUeve tkat where trait te grew
ea a eommaretel aaale tka probteaa ef
congested traaaaertotloa maat be met
In tke very aaar future by tke eea
Btnettea ef large eeM eterage ware
kouaea at all tke prtaelpal ealpr'.ig
Wkeu applea are being aortod for
atorage, tke feUcwteg potato ekowld
alwaya be bene la sited. Only tbe
beat grade skoald be pteeed la etor
Me and tkey should be atered aa aooa
a. poaalble after betag picked or gath
ered. A uniform tasaaeratara of tl to II
degreea r.'to beat and tkey skoald be
plaeed oa tke markers aooa aa tkey
reach their btgheat maturity, or a lit
tle before, provided tke price la euf
fldent to warrant eelltag.
Tke quality of tke fruit la main
tatned muob better la atorage wbaa
the fruit la wrapped with tkln paper
and will eaually alwaya aell for eaeagk
to pay expenaea and a little left
It te alao true that Ike develop
ment ef tke fungi producing apple
rota ta ekecked to a great extent by
eterage. Freedom from Buck treablea,
however, la ao dependent upon tke
carefulneea In handling tbe fruit dar
ing tke picking and packing, tkat tka
bettor orcaarateta will alwaya be bat
little troubled wftk loeaea tkreagk
Alao, Indirectly, eold atorage toaee
to promote a higher order of orchard
ing by teaching the grower bettor ee
laetlon;' better metkoda of culture;
mere aklll la tke art at aandllng aad
aurketlag hte erep, aU ef wktek toad
to make tar tke arewer mere moaar
aad higher kaewledge of tke buataeaa. 1
TREE PULLER EASILY MADE
Mtnneeeta Man Arranaea Davlee By
Ualag aarent Hlekery Pale Wtah
My tree palter la eaaUy
writes P. C. Oteaeke ef New TJlm.
Minn., In tka ktteaourl Valley Farmer.
Take a strong hickory pole I or 4
Inches thick and 7 or 8 feet toag.
Hold one end of tkla pale to tke bot
tom of the tree and twlat a etreag
chain around both rlo and tree to
prevent Its clipping) then pat a elngle
tree on the other end, end you are
ready to pull any tree up to 4 or
lnchea In diameter.
Shredded Fodder and Clever.
Shredded corn grtder combined
with clover hay makes an excellent
and mast valuable food for Malry eowa
aa It contalna the needed protein and
auppltes the muscle-making material
for growing aalmala.
Golden Queen la tka beat yellow
Cherry trees are an Ideal fruit fer
YouniTpeach treea are never aa
sturdy aa appla treea.
If you want to grow "quality" goose
berries try some of thin English vari
eties. Thu cellar la a good place to store
flower roots In winter provided' It la
a dry ono.
Chorry trees are entlaaly free from
dlseeseB, on which aecejunt nursery
men like to bundle themiaoat.
Thore la such a dlstlrtctl gain from
planting tho email fruit fin the fall
that the prlcllce ought to be .general.
Borne handa that plck'op)plea do not
aeem to care much wtiether tkey
break off the branches nf the treea ar
Finish sewing cover crops j T jrhat
ever land not yat cleared had jeeUer
be trenched over winter er etovaed
with manure. ,
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FURS IN COMBINATION
SUCH It FASHION'S ORDER FOR
THK COMINS WINTKR.
Will Be Ceetly One for the
Woman Who Muet Be Strictly Up-
to-Dato Ermine and Meleekln
Have the Choice.
Wlder null, broader ecaffa, fuller
cteaka and a protaalon of fur trim
mlaga oa kata, gowna and all wraps."
Be aaya Dame Faahlon when milady
aajBBid ker about ker new furs. This
aewa, taken In connection wltk the fact
tkat prices of pelt? o almost every
sort are soaring, makes one fairly
gaap at the amount of mosey fashion
able women are forced to spend on
their winter fore.
Next to tbe Increased else of fur
pieces thta seaaon, the most striking
tklng about tha aw fur creations la
tke combine! lona. There are almost
ao eoata made of one fur throughout
Coata of aeal have beaver, fox or sable
collars, and coata of pony have aeal
Opera wrap of brocaded wool, with
tha fashionable low armhole and a
navel way of faatenlng the collar.
or aable collars, and the newest muffs
and acarfa are made of two contrast
ing furs. In fact, any combination of
furs la tbe thing this year. There are,
however, exceptions to this rule, and
aaveral women of faahlon have or
dared coatly all-ermine coata for eve
ning wear this winter.
These ermine coats, by the way,
while being anything but bulky, are
wonderfully full, and can be fairly
wound about the figure. They are
masterpieces of the furrier's aklll, but
It coata no less than twenty-five nun
MAKE DOUBLE PHOTO FRAME
Article Alwaya In Demand Either for
tho Home or for Sale When
Baxar la In Order.
Photograph framoa may be reck
oned among those things of which It
Is almost Impossible to possess too
many, and they are also very salable
artlcUa to make for bazars. We give,
therefore, a skntch of a dainty little
frame of a very pretty, simple and
effective shape. It can be made In
any size to suit requirements, and for
the foundation a piece of stout card
board Is used, cut out In tbe shape la
dlcntfd In the aketcb, and two cir
cular rpacos cut away for the por
traits. Bwanadown, flannelette (or
any kind of thick fleecy material)
should be pasted on that aide of tbe
board which Is to form the front of
tha frame, and over this pale pink
allk la placed, ou which the floral de
signs shown haa been worked. Tho
allk ahould be fastened on by stretch
lag It tightly across and bending It
ever the edgea, and securing It at
tha back wltk some atreag adhesive.
Tha feral eeelga Is clearly ahowa,
C3J j ia
j-mr wiW-.-- .
dred dollars to own one of these new
ermine wraps. It may be said, how
every, to the comfort of those who
bought fur coats last seaaon or tha
aeaaon before, that there la very little
radical change In tha cut of tbe more
serviceable) fur coata this season, and
tkat, except for the addition of a con
treating collar, your caracul, seal or
pony coat of last season will need no
Ermine will be very fashionable this
year, especially in combination with
moleskin and various black furs. Er
mine and moleskin are considered the
most suitable evening furs, although,
of course, sable known also aa alba
line Is always appropriate at any
time. Moleskin, although some au
thorities say Its day has passed, la
so graceful and pliable that it will still
hold its own.
Natural color caracul is another one
of the season's fancies A beautiful
muff rec ntly displayed in a Fifth ave
nue window was of black fox, banded
on the edge and through tho middle
with natural color caracul. With black
fur this caracul in its natural hue la
The furs used for mourning are pre
eminently lynx, with broad-tall and
monkey next In favor. Although none
of the furs of n brownish hue are con
sidered suitable for mourning, mole
skin I? considered most appropriate
for half mourning this year.
The most fitting furs for children
are squirrel and beaver, the more ex
ronBlve furs being considered hardly
In good form for the youngsters.
Aside from the usual sale of fur
muffs, collaru and cloaks of various
descriptions, there will be an enor
mous amount of fur trimming used
this year. Most of the diaphanous
evening gowns will have fur trim
ming, and the exquisite evening wraps,
of brilliant brocaded silks and chif
fons, are frequently edged with sable
or ermine. Milliners, too, never made
better use of fur. The season's hata
sometimes show two furs charmingly
Small fur bags, to match coat or
muff, are to be UBed this year. Most
of the bags are envelope shape, with
fur handles and wide flaps, fastened
with a pearl clasp. Some of the baga
have metal mountings and long silk
Pretty Window Curtains.
For tho home where guests ara al
waya arriving and departing there
Is nothing quite so nlco for the win
dows as white cotton crepe. This can
bo simply hemmed or trimmed with
For the dressers find bureaus cov
ers of fleece lined pique will be found
v'ery satisfactory. This can be cut
Into the required sizeB and the edges
buttonholed In scallops.
Two sets of curtains and covers
should bo kept on hand, one in use
and a clean one besides. In this way
there le always a fresh set awaiting
the Incoming guest
When lace is added to a round dolly,
this may be a help, says the Ladles'
Home Journal: Measure tbe exact
quantity of laco needed, match the
pattern and Join the edges. Double
the lace and roll It end to end; then
wrap the straight or Inside edge tight
ly with a cord to half the width of
the lace. Dip tho cord cud in water
to shrink It. Lay It aside until dry,
then remove tho cord and unroll. The
lace will bo circular and may easily
be sewed to the dolly.
and can be easily worked from out
sketch, and merely consists of loaves
embroidered In silks In various shades
of green. At tho upper edge of the
frame two small brass rings aro sown
on, by which It may be suspended
from nails In tho wall.
The photographs can bo fastened
In their pludes with plbcuu of glass
arranged In front of them, with pa
per pasted across the back.
One of the moat charming of au
tumu hats Is a swathed trquc of white
velvet, with black paratrf,;., waving
from Its top.
All evening gowns are long and most
ef them have extended brlma.
with a nm
la cms of
ni alMst lastaesrsB
fiifl nitf IM tncigm'
Tha Creaked Way.
District Attorney Wkltmaa ef Maw
York, according to tke
Star, waa talking about tke a
of a western banker wko aai
a great sum from tke depositor.
Tim man." said Mr. Wall
-lived beyond his means saeter ear.
a house with eleven batba, bob at eat
lege, daughter coming oat, wife aaa
gry for diamonds. Tke iaerltable re
Mr. Whitman smiled and ended:
Tke unfortunate fellow get strait
ened, ao ke became crookea."
So Many Like Triable.
"fribble la a discontented fellow. I
don't believe he even knows wkat ke
"Ob, yes. Ho knows what ho waato.
What makes him discontented to tka
fact that ho also knows ke east get
Ton aay you eaw Niw T k'a aa
derworld?" said the horrified retattre.
"Oh, yes," replied Mrs. MeOeeley.
"Aad I consider It very neat aac in
teresting. I think every tent Mr
ought to have a subway systeaV
"I see where Smith went to tka
"How did that happear
"He'a a bill poster." '
"What la a voice from tke tombfl
"It must be a akeletoa's articula
tion." What a Question.
"There Is a use for everythlag."
"Huh! Has anyone ever found a
sensible use for a phonographf
It'a easy to feel optimistic as teas
as things are coming your way.
But Change of Food Cava Final Relief.
Most diseases start 1b tbe aUmea
tary canalstomach aad bowels.
A areat deal of our atnsaaak
bowel troubles come from eattag
much starchy and greasy feet
The stomach doea not digest aay
of the starchy food we eat Watte
bread, pastry, potatoes, oats, et.
these things are dlgaited In tbe saull
'intestines, and If we eat too much, as
most of us do, the organs tkat saeM
digest this kind of food are overeeao
by exceaa of work, so that fenaeata
tlon, Indigestion, and a loaf trala ef
Too much fat also Is hard te dtfleat
and this Is changed Into aetas, aaar
stomach, belching gas, aad a Meatoa,
In these conditions a ohaage treat
indigestible foods to Drape-Nat wiH
work wonders In not only rellevlaf
the distress but In building aa
strong dlgesttea, clear brala Mat
steady nerves. A Wash, weaua
"About five years ago I suffered
with bad stomach dyspepatB,laa4ee
tlon, constipation oausei, I kaew
now, from overeating stareky aad
"1 doctored for two yeara wlUtoat
any benefit. The doctor told ate there
was no cure for me. I could aet aat
anything without ufferiag aerer
pain In my back and sides, aad I be
"A friend recommended Orese-Nato
and I began te use It In lea taaa
two weeks I began to feel better sad
Inalde of two months I was a wH
woman and have beea ever ataee.
"I can eat anything I wish wMk
pleasure. We eat Oraae-Nats aad
cream for breakfast aad are tary
fond of It." Name givea by Past
Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
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