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Stock and Dairy.
Variation* in Milk Testa. Dairymen should, and many doubt 1«-** do know that milk from the same Cow will often varv considerably in its The Babcock p«*r cent of butter fat. test will frequently show a of from one to two and sometimes as difference great as three per cent in the milk of the same cow, within a day or Just why this is so, is not always eas ily accounted for. so# In fact, it is difli cult to determine the causes that op erate to bring about this wide differ ence in the quality of the milk. Course, if the animal is indisposed, or been subjected to unusual condi tions or sudden, or extreme changes, Of ha that might he sufficient to account for the variation. Irregularity in milk ing, and in feeding, and likewise in sufficient or improper food and water, would no doubt contribute to the but ter fat showing; but after allowence is made for all of these things, there still remains something about s noticable variations that is not fully uch One thing, however, is known with reasonable certainty, and understood that is the best way to guard against any marked changes in the butter fat test, or in tin* milk supply, is to feed and watt -1 Hu* cow with regularity and see further that she has the "balanced ration,*' and plenty of it, as well as comfortable quarters and kind treat ment at all times. That is the most Successful certain way known to get results from the dairy, and to avoid disap pointinent and losses, dairymen need not be told this, but then* art. a good many who are hand ling dairy cows, who do not seem to understand it, and who will have to learn before they make much head way. The deal has been practically closed by which the Caldwell Creamery pass es into the hands of the Fanner's Co operative Creamery Company. The new owners are to take formal posses ion Dec. 1. Biir Oroarnery Concern. Atcordiog to the Lewiston Tribune, the Commercial Creamery Co., of Sal em, Oregon, is to enter that territory and install one of the largest creatn ery plants in the Pacific Northwest. The creamery is to he in operation early in January. Heavy Shipment of Sheep. Some heavy shipments of sheep reported from Weiserand Payette. From the former place, are the Signal says J.s.IKH) head will he shipped out of ashington county, t>0 cars of tiiese wdl go to Black foot for Hershev & Sullivan, and 15 cars to Nebraska for Mr. Hershev. r r .a \ Tall Planring A j a J a r j r Pull is ii good time to plant atul for that reason the a r a r J r A r A r Boise Ualley nurseries I r r r r r ■J r wants to remind you that it is prepared to till orders for | * urstiy Stock on short notice. ® r r A r A r A r r Largest Nursery in Idaho. A C. P. Hartley, Mgr. Caldwell, Iddio. | A A r. K r. r A BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB CEBBEBB8BBBBEBBEEBBBBBBB The Independent says. More sheep have been markets from Payette thi shipped tf eastern fail than during any preceding year Peter Pence has been purchasing a large number of sheep for eastern par those who sold through t j es ^jm and shipped this week were Coates Bros.. John Walker, Among & Wrigh. Farmer Ed-. Clavborn, R. Butts, (Juikert & Anderson, and Peter Y. Currin, R. J. Kruse. Feed 100.000 Sheep on Beet Pulp. It is estimated that 100,000 sheep To will, this coming season, be prepared for the markets at the best sugar fac tories at Greely, Eaton, Windsor, tort Collins, Longmont, and Loveland, in Northern Colorado. will winter Vast Amount of Sheep, Watson, Org. Nov. 5, '04. Mr. Gipson, Editor Gem State Rural. I thought I would write you the stock news of Watson. Mr. R. A. this vicinity. Mr. E. W. Tindell is on the way with Crump, has brought some sheep to He has 4 thousand and 12 1 housand sheep. Mr. H, B. Syme, my father, has just come from Harn Sheep men are going to winter their sheep without hay. I u y county. days. will start over there in about three Mr. W. H. Isaac will winter 30 Mr. E. A. Baker 4 thousand, Mr. J. F. Palmer 4 thous and thousand here, Mr. Jenkins will also winter 40 thousand sheep here, hence there will between 75 and 100 thousand sheep wintered here on the desert. Snow has fallen in Harney county Times in ^ don't know the depth. Harney are slow with cattlemen. They are in debt and find it hard to There is no hay in Harney pay out. and cows and calves are selling for $9 dollars a head. Government men are here and are surveying a government reservoir. They have been here a week. The grass on the desert is better than it has been known for years. Will H. Syme. FOR SALE:—Registered Shorthorn Bull. Inquire ot A. J. Kockwood, Roswell, Idaho. How to Malic reach Marmalade. Marmalade requires very ripe fruit. I suully the large:* fruits are used, poaeh marmalade For' pare, pit and out up. weigh ami allow to every pound of fruit three-fourths of a pound of sng I'laee the sugar in the oven to 1'Iaee the fruit in a kettle and Put a few pits In the limit for flavor. Let the fruit ar. heat. set over the lire. thirty minutes, stirring constantly. Add the juice of several lemons, put in mmar and continue to cook for tweuti minutes. ,c XI Tk FR.UIT TREES. 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Why pay twice as much for your insur ance in some old line company in the East when you can get the very best protection for half the money at home? W rite.the Company at their home office, Boise, Idaho, and they will send you full particulars, and statistics that will prove everything they say, and will also have their nearest agent call you your rate and write you up. In answering please mention the Gem State Rural. cheapest. upon you, give r Sheldon Stock! r V r r r j r. farm. j r. a r ■j r J f :J r # Shorthorn Cattle. ■J r K a r ■j fU J r r' ;-We J Lakeside Gloster, No. 209043 at head of the herd. r •Huv.. j r J r j r J r FOR SALE: GRANITE SUNBEAM —A nearly Scotch Bull, three years old, and r J pure roan, r. J r J r J 1,t a11 red bul1, 0ne Y ear old October i r r r r j r J r. J. K. Sheldon, New Plymouth, Idaho, j K r. BBEBEBBEEBBBBBBBBEBBBBBEB S* BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBEBEBBBBBI When in Caldwell Register at the Pacific Lf Hotel E. B. Smith Proprietor. 1 - - ; . --- , 32 rooms — Newly Furnished. > WE Want You to be a subscriber of the Rocky service * . Mountain Bell Telephone Company. service, m ght and day. You can talk For rates apply to long Continuous at any time. v c Î0.EPH0NE anywhere A. E, SUTTON, Manager, Caldwell, Idaho.