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Lumber Co. in w * stock complete for family and ranch trade at Redway's, Grocen of Barbed wire and one of ived at Red way's. wares and that reaches Two cars nails recently receiv Advertise your goods, merchandise in the paper the farm homes. Nice, fresh groceries at Baker Brothers, the Lald / constantly are arriving -ell merchants. A the Rural and send it It will Subscribe for friends East or West. to your interest them. Tur in any Geese, W A N T ED -C h icken s. Ducks and all poultry cash price paid. keys. aiititvA Highest o Steward of Saratoga Hotel. , qu Apply to Mountain Ranch For Safe 160 acres well fenced. Free water and plenty of it. Good supply of wood. Fine water for household purposes. 30 1 acres in meadow. 3 acres in bearing orchard. Excellent land for vege tables. 7 roomed house, barn for 14 I head of horses and 4 cows. Farming i tools, hen house, etc. On main trav eled road from Caldwell and Nampa to Silver City and De Lamar. Fine cli mate and good market. Price $3000. Yi down. Terms to suit purchaser. Inquire of W. L. PRATT, Reyn olds, Idaho, or at Gem State Rural of fice. Southern Pit Games Is devoted strictly to Pit Game Fowls Now is the time to subscribe, lollar per year. One Sample copy free. JEFF FLEMING, Blakely, Ga. J . O. box 4. N. B.—1 also breed the following Fleming's In ducibles, Grist Champions, Warhorses Georgia Blacks, etc. ■.elebrated pit games: Send for new* :ata i 0 g- ue> illustrated in colors and i nention this paper. QUEEN BEES—I have on hand 300 young, tested, queens, reared last fall. Price $1.00, Select $1.50. Um tested queens ready about May 20th, price 75 cents each; $4.00 for 6, Either Italian FL F. Atwater. or Carnio-Italian. Box 915. Boise. Idaho. _ _ IRIENNIAL CONCLAVE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR. San P'rancisco Sept. 5-6 1°<'4. GRAND LODGE. I. O. O. F San P : ancisco. Sept, lo-lO, 1S< 4 Via, . Via Portland and rail $5» i , 55 . 40(10 . .. 40.00 Via Portland Steamer . Going via Ogden and returning \ M . 40 OO Portland or vice versa.— . T<> LOS ANGKI.KS AND Ki I KN . $51 * 55 via Ogden .. Via Porland and rail . »* " steamertoSanP'ran returning , „ ., 60.00 thence rail. cisco same or all rail »îoing via Ogden and returning via Portland and Huntington or vise versa.. . . 60.00 .... 46.0o R. P AKKAK, Agt y/m i - ft it'* I - ,> *c\ * w • c n BIRDS AND INSECTS. A Pre*<*ntnient of the Fruit Grower*» Cane A&uiiiMt the Bird». We have actually listed 8,500 species of insects from New Jersey, and at least 500 more will be found, but of these less than 10 per cent are in any way injurious to the agriculturist. Of the injurious species none of our scales is food subject for birds, and few of our injurious plant lice. Now, a bird is not beneficial to the agriculturist merely because it eats insects—in fum, its babfts may be such that it is ready injurious. To be of direct benefit to the fruit grower a bir.i'i inst lecd upon insects that cause him injury. An excellent example of Jiis type is the American cuckoo, which feeds by preference upon tent caterpillars, fall webworms and other hairy larvae, cater at any time; *.re positive, and ossil ic encouragement. Many insectivorous birds are Indis riminate feeders. They take anything hat comes in their way, and some of .hem eat more beneficial and harmless species than of those that are harmful, ai fact, this must be so if we consider the Miiall number of really injurious 'o mi' in proportion to the %iole num ber. This bird Is not a fruit hence its benefits it deserves every actual fact, is the As a matter of rower of tree fruits actually beholden and could In* not o bir a in any way rely without them? Not a bird tackles the San Jose or O ( !Ui scab* or any of the other 1 know of none that eats i ■.•Ill fiOl S mît scales. lice, peach or other root lice or There Is no bird rape leaf hoppers. at the peach bor i t gets effectively nom* that digs out the round-head that gets at the nii borer. HOIK* . 1 te i car borer, none that takes the none that eats curculios ;.n ear p.sylla. gh to save a plum crop and none effective control any ailing moth. exercises Now, here we most of our chief orchard pests. ha ve in! if every bird were given an abso lutely free hand and if each did its est the fruit grower would yet be apt to lose fruit or tree, or both, according to the species of insect involved. In other words, no matter how many i orchard, the fruit grow birds are in an t*r would yet have to spray just exact and were every )\ as he does now. bird removed be would not have to spray much. If any more. The robin is especially here because this bird has become so numerous and so that it is now fruit grower. mentioned loss was bold in our state a veritable pest to the All kinds of small fruits with atravvber taken, beginning ics and cherries in spring and ending the fall. Thousands i re r with grapes lit thousands of dollars' them in the summer of ) It is fair to question what ben Upoll a used b\ fit fit they rendered in return. Tin- answer is positive. To the horti at all. In • •nil(cast they rendered none Mu* en. ire list of insects found in robin is a real us there is none that stoi none that I I orchard pest, and there arc feed upon sin all fruits that could not much more cheaply con have been u-oile l by the horticulturist had they •urretl In troublesome numbers. moment suggest c< 1 would not for a u • cr;;l relaxing of the protection j •ortled to any birth but it is luir ny UO\V ill -1 I( » realize th;it ns s-mu* of Mu* protected birds ui Mi *y destroy Mu* fruit grower ^-h = »u 1<1 lu allowed to protect his property, but no more. 1 here should be no opening Mint would allow of wanton destruc tion. hr. John B. Smith. Entomologist of the New Jersey Experiment Station, Before the State Horticultural Society. no return for the fruits i\ ( * j is To Lift Ou» a Tree. The jacking shown in the illustration used for lifting out dead peach stumps and small grubs of all kinds. Any handy man can make one. upright is two and a half feet long, three inches thick and eight inches wide. The bottom plank is cue and a half feet long and the same dimensions as the upright. The brace is of same The V \j7 ■ f £. y o o ! ,v fob lifting out a tkku. material and is twenty two inches lou* and put in place as shown in the cut. Cut into the upright and the base enough to give a good shoulder to the brace. Secure the same with one and a half inch bolts, and if made of good hard wood it will stand tin* strain at the strongest team, according to Amer ican Agriculturist. The advantage of the jack is that it raises tin* object tc be pulled straight up. I ».i* Effective fJladlolnx. Om* of Mn* most attractive and effec tive of d"" <*r beds is that of gladiolus. Under tin* manipulations of the hy bridizer gladiolus has developed a flow er stalk varied in form and color beau tiful beyond expectations. Under good cultivation tb* bulbs increase rapidly, and large showy beds in the lawn or garden are possible with a small out lay of money. A new srock of school supplies will arrive in a few days at E. R. Mallery's Caldwell, jdaho. Throubred Jersey heif er calf, dropped July 11th. 04. Boulton. FOR SALE W. Spiro Visits Caldwell. Spiro Powder, the triend of all who perspire, is in town to destroy the Odor of Perspiration. It is a pure white powder whtee purities the cloth ing and keeps the body cool and com fortable. It is the most necessary of all toilet articles, and its effect in des troviug the Odor of Perspiration is < >ne d< >es not have to dread the hot weathea on ac immediate and lasting. count of toe odors which arise from Spiro Powder dusted clothing. perspiaation. on the dody. dress -shields or that disagreeable odor. destrev We have a PVee -ample, souvenir post card of Niagara Palls, and a very neat little booklet, "Use of Spiro." awaiting everyone who cads. box. 2<'>c. Large < 'aldwell Pharmacy Caldwell Idaho L. W. Botkin.