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THE MACON BEACON, MACON, MISS.
MISSISSIPPI ANGUS A Mississippi Angus Who will breed the South' pure bred cattle? , Mississippi li already taking the lead In this work. In no other state are the cattle ticks being more rapidly wept but Our neighboring states are turning to Mississippi breeders for new blood with which to Improve their tterds. Mississippi Jerseys have a long, established reputation as heavy pro ducers and these cattle have been hipped to many Southern States to be used In building up dairy herds.. , , The call now cornea for pure-bred eef bulls. . According to Ira W. Car penter, of the Mississippi Agricultural nd Mechanical College, thre is ' a Jgreat field for breeders of pure-bred eef animals In Mississippi. "The demand for these animals," .states Mr. Carpenter, "will increase year by year, as the South has a bet ter understanding of the possibilities of tho beef cattle industry. There are -thousands of acres of land lying idle -that would make good pastures. To tock these we at least need pure-bred lulls to head the herds. Our Northern neighbors find it profitable to produce these and ship them in even after tho charge of one or more middlemen, and "high freight rates are deducted. Mis sissippi can produce animals of the ome breeds, Herefords, Angus, or Three High-Class Bank accounts, good barns, school louses, and big crops grow where dairy cows are kept The dairy cow'has been called the friend to the poor man and to poor land. She enables the man to buy the land, then makes It fertile. Dairy farming has proven not only permanent, but to increase the farms' prosperity under long-time heavy crop ping systems. , : There is less variation In income due to seasons and good or bad weather .conditions with dairying than with any (other form of agriculture, according to E. B. Ferris of the McNiel Mississippi branch Experiment Station. "And," he (pointedly adds, "it enables the farmer to do business on a cash instead of a credit basis." . - . Dairy cattle furnish a market for nearly every crop grown on the farm, ORGANIZE A POULTRY CLUB. C-operatlve Spirit Among Neighbors Insures Good Egg Market. Not only is winter the time ,to crack jokes and nuts around the fireside,, but in the opinion of E. P. Clayton of the Mississippi A. and M. College, it is the best time to organize a Poultry Club to sell eggs to Ihe leading hotels while they are glad to get them. By doing this, good contracts at 25 or 30 cents a dozen can be made for the en tire year's output of eggs. If you have a few friendly neigh bors it is no trick at all to organize and successfully run an egg selling as. eoclatlon. The requirements as set orth by Mr. Clayton are: (1) A co operative spirit among the people; (2) willingness to labor and wait for re ults; (3) enough hens to permit the shipment of at least one case of 30 dozen eggs every week in the winter eason, and a case of 30 dozen every KITCHEN TIPS FOR NUTTING TIME Nutting season offers housekeepers many opportunities to provide dainty and nourishing dishes for the family. A tow suggestions for the use of nuts are offered below: . Canned Peaches In Party Dress. Put squares of 'ft-over 'cake in small dishes and Dour a'llttlei' ofthe canned peace juice over the cake. "Put S half peach on each square of cake; mi the center of each peach with bopped nuts; top with whipped or weetened cream. x - PROSPERITY FOLLOWS THE DAIRY COW AMONG THE BEST Bred For Production. Shorthorns, and of equal merit at much less expense, as we have long grazing seasons, cheap land; can grow two crops a year, and require only inex pensive buildings. - "A number of men in Mississippi have embarked on this pure-bred beet cattle business, and many of these are succeeding wonderfully well. In going into the business, however, our farm ers may well be cautious to avoid mis takes that some breeders are Inclined to make. .This error comes in hot ap preciating the fact that these animals require more care and feed than scrubs. .While they require good feed in greater amounts they will pay a better price for it than will scrub cattle. ' . i - "Those who are succeeding best are' liberal feeders of their pure-bred cat tle. The calves are Induced to eat grain at an early age, and this is con tinued until good weight and develop ment is secured. This does not neces sarily mean heavy feeding or pushing. One Mississippi farmer, who is a wise feeder has recently sold a few yearling bulls for from $200 to $250 each that, had they not been developed by proper feeding, would have sold for not more than one-half as much. " "We must not lose sight of the fact that by poor feeding (we make scrubs out of the best-bred animals." Mississippi Milkers. and can be made to pay a better price for grains, hays and forage crops than these would bring ou tho markets, be sides leaving the fertility contained In them on the farm. They also clean out the fields of much that without them would be wasted. They enable the farmer to grow and market many land restoring crops, such as velvet beans and some other legumes for which there is ordinarily no regular market. A farmer With a number of dairj cows will at least have the satisfac tion of knowing that his land is grow ing better instead of poorer each year, and even if he merely breaks even with the sale of dairy products proper, the increase of his herd and the increased productiveness of his soils may amount to more than the net profits of other lines where crops only are grown an? sold directly from the soil. three or four days during the summer season, The club members first take a few lessons in selecting and grading eggs. These are simple and can be learned after a little practice. The main ruin Is to cull out all small and extra largo and all dirty eggs, shipping only eggs uniform in size and shape. Put all white eggs in one end of the case and all brown ones in the other end. Each member, stamps his eggs so that they can be identified in case any bad eggs happen to get into the ship ment Strawberry a Good Crop. . In the list of fruits adapted to Mis sissippi the strawlwrry stands alone in three particulars:. (1) It is the first fruit of the season; (2) It requires less time than any other from the date of planting to that f the first ripe fruit; (3) A total failure seldom occurs. , , Walnut Candy. For an excellent home-made candy, take 1 cupful of molasses, 1 cupful ol brown sugar,' 1 tablespoonful of vine gar, 1 tablespoonful of butter, and 1 cupfuls of black walnut kernels. Mil the molasses, sugar, butter and vine gar together. ' Stir over th fire until the sugar is dissolved, and boll with out' Stirring until ft drop of the mixt ure hardens when dropped in loe wa ter. Grease the pans, fill saarly full with nuts, pour the candy tyns them and. let cool. Home & HELPS CITY HAS ARTISTIC LIGHTS Alhambra, Cal., Sets Example Which Other Places Will Be Likely ' ' s to Follow.' Instead of the unsightly and often unheeded traffic sign, the city of Al hambra, Cat., has -adopted ft more striking and ornamental device for warning pedestrians and vehicle driv ers. In the accompanying Illustration, one of these guldeposta is shown on duty at a point where ft wide boule vard turns and becomes parallel to the private right of way of the. electrlo An Architectural Guldepost railway. Accidents might be very nu merous at this point were it not for the five-light electrolier with both! red and white frosted globes, the white lights overlooking the boulevard side, and the red illuminating the electric road. This pleasing device is conspic uous day and night, and a driver is indeed reckless who would overlook this warning. Popular Science Month ly and World's Advance. POINT FOR ROAD BUILDERS Not Always Well to Deviate From Straight Line, Even in an Effort to Get Variety. ' The guiding principle in designing the position of roads and walks is utility. Nature forms no roads. They are the work of mon and animals, and would undoubtedly always proceed In nearly straight lines from point to point if obstructions of various kinds did not interfere and cause deviations. Necessity will therefore suggest where and how they should be introduced. So far as regards approaches and walks, to and from buildings, the object oi their introduction Is sufficiently appr ent: but In tay!ng at plc, v re groulms, it IS ft tui) cuiumon prtieiAjo d introduce walks for the mere purpose of variety. This is a very question able reason at best, and not always successfully accomplished, but even in cases of this kind, they should ap pear to aim for some definite object, or lead to points of sufficient impor tance to suggest their utility. Know Your Garden Flowers. The true way to enjoy flowers is to get on intimate terms with them. Know them by name, know their char acteristics. Learn to love them and make them a part of your life. Then the flowers breathe their secrets, and you learn little by little that they are living things boon companions and friendB. Those who work with flowers know of other things than seeds and bulbs hope and faith and love; strength, inspiration and happiness. They gather in more than the blush ing flowers themselves. . They gather health and wealth and nature's re vealed secrets. How natural it is, then, that those who work with flow ers should be big and strong and good and kind. They are very close to the heart of life and nature. American Academy of Arborlsts. New York city is official headquar ters for an organization bearing this title, and a most' exclusive member ship, for, be it known to all men (we presume women are barred) that "this is not a society to which anyone may belong who contributes a mem bership fee," but one wherein the members may feel Justly proud of their certificate of membership. The ordinary tree-lover will, therefore, be up a tree, figuratively speaking, for which reason we will not ask for ft lo cal branch, for here, where the trees of the whole world find a home, we must include in the membership all who will Join. , , . Sulphur In New Zealand. Sulphur deposits are found on Whits Island, in the Bay of Plenty, on the coast of the North Island of New Zea land, about 30 miles from the main land. This island, which covers about 600 acres, attains a height of 900 feet on one side and opens to the sea on the other. Its topograph? indicates an old ciater, and the boiling lake on the islanJ, which is one of the awe inspiring nights of New Zealand, is a further evidence of volcaniam. After the New Zealand Sulphur company had spent $100,000 in preparation for mining sulphur in this locality ft vol canic disturbance wrecked the . camp and killed ten men. " .. Need of Co-Operatlon. , No town can prosper as it should un less its business men wlli co-operate with each other In bringing business to the town. Get them here and If you cannot sell them, let the other fel low do so. The man with the ham mer has a proper place, but it is in building more houses, not In tear ing down. Kllgore Chronicle, .ants tip, 1 1 Kansas City Girl Has Collected 700 Pitchers :i ': 1 K ANSAS CITY. If Miss Josephine Ellis, who is thirteen years old, wanted to have ft different pitcher for her 'cream at breakfast every morning for ft year she could haw It without stepping ten feet from the dining-room table. And then she would be able to pitchers, with 21 members and with very serious views on the subject So Miss Josephine became the twenty second member, the youngest in point of years and in the age of her collec tion, although not the least in the size and importance of her representation. If you should go into what was once the conservatory of the Ellis home, you would find the walls covered with section bookcases. But inside, instead of volumes, you would see dozens and dozens of pitchers, tall pitchers and short ones, fat ones and slim ones, colored and plain, some grotesque and unique in shape and decoration, others of beautiful rare ware and with as much beauty of form as a Grecian urn. All the names that delight the souls of followers of ceramic art are there: Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Mettlach, Belleek, crackle, luster, Delft, Chelsea, majolica, Staffordshire, Royal Koko, cloisonne, and many others. When you have had time to get away from the Impressive sight of so many pitchers all In one room and have time to look at separate cases, you will begin to see Interesting faces of people and an entire menagerie of ani mals. Of course, there is the Toby pitcher, some hundreds of him and her, very genial in moat cases and smiling. William Penn, holding his famous treaty behind his back; George Wash ington, William of Orange, Maude Adams, ready to give her Chanticleerian greeting to the dawn; Mr. Taft, testing the ability of even a Toby pitcher to represent a fat man; Mr. Roosevelt (there are only 100 of him in the world) ; Napoleon, the Abbe Liszt, and as for the menagerie, there are 16 of the cows alone, besides owls, roosters, swans, dogs, cats, elephants, pigs, rabbits, fish, goats and sea lions. j And then there is the stamp Jug, the cigar pitcher, one' made of money pulp, others from the hollowed tooth of an elephant, and the skull of walrus. And besides these are the flower and the vegetable pitchers. Sawdust Joke on Two Sacramento Police Officers SACRAMENTO, CAL. Ducks that feed on rice are most palatable, but Police Sergeant George W. Maley, Detective William Kramer of coon hunting fame and Detective Fred Kripp, alias "Fizz," are united in declaring that wild ducks that are so blind they eat sawdust are not any more pala table than fried doorknobs. , It's ft story that is hard to tell, having so many angles and containing so much mystery. But this is it: , Two fine canvasback ducks were jJ3vt the city Jail with a note stating Wiey were lur oergeui mhiu. Maley has lots of friends and he .anm-l pleased. jHe telepnonea to his mother, tolling "her to cancel' the moat order for the day, as a friend had lefttwo fine ducks. Maley started home with the birds and something prompted him to examine them. A close scrutiny caused the sergeant to return to his office and call in Kramer. "Here's two docks somebody left for you," Maley told Kramer. " ' Detective Kramer, who is a Bhrewd coon hunter and knows something about ducks, was overjoyed. He at once phoned to his wife, telling her he'd be right home with a brace of ducks. With a smile on his face and the ducks In his good right hand he departed. He wasn't gone long.. He returned and threw the ducks at Maley. The ducks, gentle reader, are stuffed with excelsior and sawdust. Some near humorist skinned a brace of canvasbacks, and after having the ducks cooked for himself, stuffed the skin, feathers, feet and all, and left them at the city Jail. New York Piano Movers Moved Him, Bed and All NEW YORK. There's no telling what may happen in the present period ot prosperity for hotels In this city. H. C. Mergenthaler of Rochester, N. Y had a peculiar experience In the Blltmore. Mr. Mergenthaler was in that slumbering hour which Is sweet (rw. . 1 fiVirn - rr JJpOfc? wTrTV rt( M P . "H-u-p," they chorused. "What the dickens!" ejaculated Mr. Mergenthaler. Before he knew what was happening a grand piano was placed in a cor ner of the room near a window. "Mr. Mergenthaler," said the apologetic voice of a hotel employee, "will you kindly arise T One of the grand opera singers wishes to practice for ft concert ' She must have this room, and we are awfully sorry that a mistake was made in assigning you here." ii Now, Mr. Mergenthaler is a good-natured man, who has made his head quarters at the Blltmore every time he has come here. But he did not wish to get up. Bed was so comfortable, and outside all seemed so shivery and cold. , " "Not going to stir not a budge from me," said Mr. Mergenthaler. The four strong men and the hotel man conferred and It was resolved that Mr. Mergenthaler must finish his sleep in another room. He was told ot the resolution. "Not going to even put a foot cut of bed," said Mr. Mergenthaler. ;' "Oh, well," chorused the piano carriers, "got ter do it." With that. Mr. Mergenthaler perceived that the bed began to move. He dug his head down deeper into the pillow and closed his eyes. The bed was moved out of the room into one two doors away. "Now you can go to sleep again," said one of the voices. Housewives of Savannah Now Work in Overalls SAVANNAH. All the shops are buying boys' size overalls for housewives. Savannah housekeepers have learned the discomfort and danger of sweep ing and cleaning windows with nappy skirts at their ankles. Dresses gather dust and the germs "get in the way." Overalls are the ideal of comfort In housekeeping. And, if they are soiled, what matter? They are easy to wash or replaced at small cost, ., Many women are taking to. the in novation, which made its first appear ance in Chicago. Young women par ticularly are . no longer willing to risk their gowns and their Jives by washing-"Windows and hanging pic tures in unwieldy skirts. And Savan nah woman have not outKrown the fashion of doing their own work. There are young wives in Savannah ata other Georgia cities who even scrub their own floors. But many of ttiem. ars bow openly wearing overalls instead ot dresses for their housework, ni "Hi run over into the next year 335 days before starting all over again. She has 700 of them. It was three years ago that Miss Josephine's collection was casually started tfcfpugh the receipt of a few pitchers as a gift from an aunt. The growth of the collection was more or less incidental to other inter ests until Miss Josephine heard of an organization of persons' who collect est of all when there came a hard and threatening knock on his door. Out- side he heard what sounded like a mob of soldiers. "Of course he will get up," said one. "Get up, I should think so," de clared another. Mr. Mergenthaler thought he was having a nightmare when four men ot great muscle and brawn threw opes the door. For Sprains, Strains or Lameness r Always Keep in Bottle la Your SUM Rub it in HAN FORD'S Balsam of Myrrh - A LI N I M NT For Galls, Wire Cuts. Lameness, Strains. Bunches. 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"Is it any harder work to drive this car than it would be to drive a new one?" "No, but it's very humiliating to me to be seen driving a last year's model, and you'll have to pay me for the in jury to my feelings." ECZEMAS AND RASHES Itching and Burning 8oothed b. Cutl. :- eura. "Triat-frer. The Soap to cleanse and purify, the Ointment to soothe and heal. Relief, rest and sleep follow the use of these supercreamy emollients and indicate speedy and complete healment in most cases of young and old, even when the UBUal remedies have utterly failed. Sample each free by mall with Book. Address postcard, Cutlcura, Dept. XT, Boston. Sold everywhere. Adv. Truth for the Traveler. - Man at Ticket Office (purchasing transportation) Can I stop over in Dubhurst on this ticket? Agent Well, this ticket Is only good for so many hours, and there is no other train until after it expires. Be fore that time you will be kicking yourself because you did not keep on. Richmond Times-Dispatch. 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