If the laand 1b free from bura and
cockles, let the sheep run ovpr the
grain and cornfields.
Regular feed, clean, pure water and
good housing will prove encourage
ment to the flock to do their best
The farm is the place to grow the
finest type of manhood. Happy Is the
farmer who is raising a good crop.
Fertile, moist land will often con
tinue producing good, profitable crops
of market hay for an ordinary work
Before retiring at night visit the
stable and see that everything is all
right Tou may save a good horse by
this little attention.
All fallen and wormy fruit fed to
the pigs will do them good and re
turn a profit to the farmer. It will
also keep down the insect pests.
It is a good thing to keep accounts
of all farming operations to know just
where one is at all the time. We all
like to know what the other farmer Is
doing, how he does it, and how much
It Is time to pot Bermuda lilies, If
you wish to have them in flower at
Christmas rather than (like all the
world), at Easter. Freeslas, too,
should be potted Immediately for
Many complain that the birds eat
tip all of their sunflower seeds. This
may be true in very rare cases, but it
Is not generally true. Some birds will
.eat some of them, but some waste In
all crops must be expected.
Among bulbs suited to the window
garden, the cyclamen Is one of the
most interesting varieties. The foil:
age 1b neat and elegant, -and the
whole growth makes a compact little
bouquet The flowers are unusually
picturesque In their form.
Those who intend setting out trees
and other plants in the fall should
make their selections and have their
orders In ahead of shipping time. Deal
with agents and nurserymen who are
known to be honest and who have
stock that is up to grade and will
Many farmers have a notion that
because sheep will eat weeds and the
leaves of brush they do not need any
other kind of food. Often when there
are no weeds or grass in the pasture
the sheep are allowed to graze almost
the bare ground, and they are expect
ed to live and thrive on this.
When the colt begins to eat, give It
'a variety of feeds for the building of
the various tissues of Its body. Clover
hay and wheat bran Contain necessary
mineral matter for the building of
. bone. Flax seed meal In small quan
tities is good for keeping the colt's
bowels In good condition and for mak
ing its coat sleek.
An occasional bran mash, with
about a pint of molasses should be
given when a day's rest, or light work
can be had. Keep your work team as
D6ar in size and shape as possible.
By far the must Important matter Is
that they should possess like charac
teristics of temper, and disposition,
so that they will work in harmony.
Instruct your shipper to wrap the
roots of the plants wen and have him
Inform you by mail as to the time the
shipment is made, so that you can
be on the lookout -for them and re
ceive them without unnecessary, de
lay. The plants should be Insured
against funguous diseases and injur!
ous Insects. Most states enforce this
The durum wheat seems to have
plenty of good qualities, and Is com
ing to the front every year in western
Nebraska and Kansas. Such being the
ease, the millers might as wen make
up their minds to deal with it Farm
ers In the western part of this state
are Just finding out how to raise it;
la years past they have not sowed It
early enough and have not used
Cive the colts plenty of room to run
! Chilly nights wakes one think of
the winter's supply of fuel
; Be regular In cleaning the hon house
and you will not be troubled with
Working capital for the successful
farmer: Money, 25 per cent; brains,
75 per cent
Sheep are exceedingly fond of tur
nips. Harvest the largest and leave
the remainder for the sheep.
A general observance of care in
gathering eggs, resulting in fewer rots
and spots, will raise the average price.
.When getting machinery for the
dairy, get the best appliances you can,
but remember that it requires gump
tion to work it
After you have worn out a horse
by hard work do not sell him for a
mere song. His faithfulness should
not go unrewarded.
Introduction of new blood Into a
flock of noted layers strengthens the
blood, If the newcomers are close de
scendants of a strain of prolific layers.
The old Madonna lily or St Jos
eph's lily (Hllum candldum). Is still
one of the most noble and stately of
our garden lilies, and this is Its plant
Daffodils are perhaps the first
choice, with crocus, snowdrops and
grape hyacinths for variety, and in
shady places lilies of the valley and
Hay farming with chemicals as com
monly practiced no doubt removes
more fertility than it restores, but the
process is very slow and no doubt
highly profitable under right condi
tions. Rhubarb needs plenty of rich fertil
izer. . Equal parts of hen and horse
manure with autumn leaves to cover
the crowns during the severe winter
months will keep the plants for early
If the hen has to battle with the
strain of growing new feathers with a
short supply of nourishing feeds, her
flesh win be used up for making
feathers and she will grow poor and
weak under the strain.
With most of the tuberous and bul
bous plantnt Is Imperative to reset In
the faU in order to secure a new root
growth before the dormant season of
midwinter, so that early growth and
blossoming will take place.
The Dutch bulbs, so-called tulips,
hyacinths and crocuses have a dis
tinctive charm in their whole form,
color and manner of growth, which
gives them a very secure place of
their own in the floral census of the
Rhubarb roots should be re-planted
occasionally. If the stools remain un
disturbed for several years they ofen
commence to decay in the center and
after awhile the whole root becomes
diseased. Do not allow the seed stock
Straw manure makes an excellent
tiller for the washy places In the
fields. It wIU fill the holes ana
ratch all the soil that washes into
them. The manuro contained In the
straw will help to make the ground
more productive when it is again cul
The results from more than 100 co
operative experiments In growing al
falfa, located In over one-half of the
counties of New . York Bute, indicate
that where neither lime nor Inocula
tion Is applied the chance of a success
ful crop is not more man zu per
cent, or one chance in live.
With" the high price of both wool
and lambs, it Is important that we
should give the sheep and lambs ex
tra attention during the most trying
seasons of the year. One of these
trying seasons is during the latter part
of the hot months when the weather
Is excessively warm and pastures
Much improvement can be made by
the weaning of the lambs In the sum
inrtime! bv Aolaz this the ewes are
given a chance to recuperate before
the next breeding season. These lambs
If put on fresh green pasture wIU also
fatten and be in better maraei conoi
tlon than if let run with the owes nn
tn late fall. -
In several places owners of
ianr herds of dafrr cows report that
their output this summer has fallen
from 10 to 15 per cent below tnai
of last summer. In most dairy see
tlons, too, there are. more cows this
year than last nd fact that less
milk Is produced this summer than
last summer clearly indicates that th
average "flow per cow has decreases'
Ja- . A'-J
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Boxes and Cases of Tapestry, Silk Lined and Trimmed with Gold Galoon.
When the great ships from over the
sea unload their treasures at the
wharves, f emintae interest is all a-flutter
for a first gUmpse into the alur
lng, mysterious boxes. And ' smaU
wonder that a woman loses her heart
over the lovely things brought forth
from the depths of the great cases,
for they are wonderfully dainty when
arrayed so attractively in the win
dows and showcases of our smart
Among the novelties Just over from
Paris is the tapestry work-bags,
boxes and picture frames, and all
manner of useful and pretty things.
Of course they are expensive who
ever caw a Paris novelty that was
not? But the woman with clever fin
gers and a little spare time never
needs to be discouraged over these
prices, for she knows that for a sur
prisingly small sum she can copy the
things displayed, with excellent re
sults. Good taste in choosing mate
rials and lightness of touch in sewing
are all -that is necessary.
In the sketch are shown a number
of useful boxes which the dainty wo
man loves to have about to hold her
little dress accessories. TheBe little
trifles of dress may be kept fresh and
new looking for a much longer time if
they are well cared for, and each has
Its box or bag in which to be placed
when not in use.
Any shaped pasteboard box that one
wishes, a bit of pretty tapestry or cre
tonne, a piece of silk for lining, and
old gold galoon for binding are the
only materials needed for the most at
tractive tapestry work. It does not
take long to cover a box, and those
who have only a little time in the
evening for fancy work will find it
SLEEVES OF ALL LENGTHS
No One Rule Has Been Laid Down
Concerning This Part of the
It is a happy fashion that allows
a woman to wear her sleeve of any
length. This Is true this season. Evi
dently we are not to have one rule
which must not be broken.
The full puff to the elbow, finished
with a ruffle, seems to be the only
sleeve that Is not allowable. AD other
kinds are permitted.
The long mousquetaire is In, fashion,
but it Is a trifle second-class even in
afternoon frocks. It has been modi
fied to a wider shape that does not
hug the arm so closely, and has more
grace thwn the former pipestem.
Possltiy the preferred sleeve for
evenint is the one that is almost
Btralgbf from shoulder to elbow, is of
transparent fabric and usually differ
eut from that used in the gown.
Thu modified leg-o'-mutton will be
highly in favor for cloth sleeves.
Ther is a slight fullness at the el
bow, but the sleeve Is. cut in one
Ung,ih from shoulder . to wrist and
not divided at the .elbow.. As yet
tkeve is no evidence of the huge puff
at the top attached to the long, tight
Charming New Sweaters.
The new sweaters are most charm
ing offerings of their kind. Some have
attained the dignity of a sweater-coat
sad at a distance one is not aware of
rnelr real Identity. Both single and
double-breasted effects . prevail, and
tU are of good length, the sides being
straight cut-away or pointed; The
collars are so shaped that they hug
the neck snug or lay down flat Panel
effects in front are noticeable;, these
meet the collar, which extends down
three or four Inches below the throat
line. x , . ' .
' Matting Is Effective.
When the floor is In poor condition
and must be covered, it there are no
rugs for it entirely plain matting Is
not to be despised. It wears better
than many of the "fillings," tbat show
soU as wen as every particle of dust
When it becomes necessary to cleanse
id matting it should be done with
rait water. Instead of soap. -
most enjoyable results are so quick
To make any of the boxes, procure
a pasteboard box of the desired shape,
cut out pieces of tapestry to fit each
section, being careful, to select the
prettiest parts of the goods, and baste
each on the box, near the edge. If
the pasteboard is heavy, then it will
be better to -paste the goods on near
the edge, using a white, strong paste.
The lining is put on in the same way.
Then the gold galoon Is put on over
all the edges as a finish, sewing down
on each edge with very small stitches.'
AU covers are overhanded on after
the galoon is applied.
The fancy shaped sewing box in the
lower left hand corner la made of
pieces of pasteboard, cut out, the low
er edges smaller than the upper, and
the sides are slanted. The sides are
held together with narrow slips of pa
per and melted gum arable. The cov
er is simply a square of pasteboard,
tapestry covered. The veil or glove
case in the upper right hand corner is
made of two box covers.
In the lower right band corner is a
little Jewel box, covered in the same
way as the others. The little tray Is
composed or a box cover with several
divisions made by covering strips of
cardboard with the lining material
the strips just fitting in tight enough
to hold in place. ...
A ribbon and necktie holder is
sketched in the upper left hand cor
ner. A collar box and a little divid
ed holder for side combs, shell orna
ments and hairpins, are also 'Shown
AU the boxes have perfumed pads un
der the lining.
They are attractive little boudoir
accessories, these French trifles, and
remind one of the dainty dames of
IN DARK DAYS OF AUTUMN
Shantung Costume, Light In Weight,
Is the Most Appropriate
Something that is light in weight,
but not in color generally Is required
in autumn, and for this, nothing can
be better than shantung in a rich,
dark shade of heliotrope.
The skirt of our -model is quite plain
and just touches the ground.
The coat is open up each side and
is trimmed wltintraps of shantung
and silk tasseled ornaments; shaped
pieces are carried over each shoulder,
and the collar and cuffs are faced
with velvet; silk cord ornaments are
used for fastening fronts. x
Hat of heliotrope chip, trimmed
with roses of a llghtei tone and rl
c& i a
h l is Wk
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A RENDEZVOUS IN 1911.
ssf i a;..
"Here I've been sitting for two
hours, and there's no sign of him."
CURED ITCHING HUMOR.
Big, Painful Swellings Broke and Did
Not Heal Suffered 3 Year.
Tortures Yield to Cutlcura.
-t mmmmm " "
"Little black swellings were scat
tered over my face and neck and they
would leave little black scars that ..
would itch so I couldn't keep from
scratching them. Larjftt swellings
would appear and my clothes would
Btick to the sores. I went to a doctor,
but the trouble only got worse. By -this
time it was all over my arms and
the upper part of my body in swelling "
mm Iamwa mm ft Atils Tt VQ0 ttl tfAtfl .
ful that I could not bear to lie on my
back. . The second doctor stopped the '
swellings, but when they broke the
nlaxta vnnM nnt tinnl. I hnneht a Bet -
of the Cutlcura Remedies and in less
than a week some of the places were
nearly weU. I continued untU I had
used three sets, and now I am' sound
and well. The disease lasted three
years. 0. L. Wilson, Puryear, Tenn,
Feb. 8, 1908."
Where Inspiration Sits.
Mrs. Quilluser came tiptoeing softly
into her husband's study, rested a
hand lightly on his shoulder and
peered over at the sheaf of half-writ
ten Boeeis on nis aesK.
"What are you working on now,'
dearest?" she asked gently.
"On Mary's mittens," he answered
Mrs. QuilluBer studied a moment, as
If planning. "DeareBt Willie needs a
nnfr nf chMia mnra than Tnrv rinAl '
the mittens. I have already promised "
them to the poor boy. Hadn't you bet
ter work on Willie's shoes first dearr
. . mm . . . 1 1 At M ft. a mm
All rigni, Heine, an rigm, u
nlioA fclnrilvJ tnrnlne his eves nn into
Nellie B KiCtti jjuucui. wuca.
Then he pushed back "An Ode to
the Dancing Leaves" and cheerfully -began
to write a Sunday special jWlp
"A New Substitute for Coal." Puck.
Try This In November.
Thousands upon thousands of fam
ines who have not been regular eaters
01 vjuaKer scoicn uais wiu oegin on
the first of November and eat Quaker '
Scotch Oats once or twice every day . .
for thirty days of this month; the re-
cult in mod health and more strength '
and vigor will mean that every other
month in the year win find them doing
the same thing.
Try It! Serve Quaker Scotch Oats
plentifully and frequently for the thirty
dava of November, and leave off a cor- '
responding amount of meat and greasy,
foods. TouH get more health, more
vigor and strength than you ever got
in thirty days of any other kind of ,
While you are trying this see that
the children get a full share.
Quaker Scotch Oats is packed la
regular size packages and. large slse .
family packagea. ' . 7 ;
Object of Increased Solicitude.
"There never was a time when the
farmer was so highly considered as he
Is to-day said the gentle Jollier.
"That's right answerea air. torn-., ..
tossel; "they're making a heap o' fuss ,
over us agricultural folks, you- seen,
crops has been kind o' good lately. In
addition to votes we've got a little
spare change that'a worth lookin art--er."
Washington Star, -
Am h mora (Man te thk tnUoa of tht fswrtrj
Hub HI oUwr dtoeuta pu together. nd onU Um k f
In, nu, wu aopfxatd to to tnrurabte. or J f
but yean docvur pronounced It tocml Ammtm tn .
mtmatotA local rcmUea. wul by eouuanUr fcH4 , .
to cor with local treatment, pronounced N inewnhta,
Selene baa prorta Catarra to b a eonaUtutlomi
aMa, tux) UMnfora nquina eomtltuuonal tnatinnil. -Bll'i
Catarrb Curt. BiAOUhwUired b F. J. Cfctoef -
Co Toledo. Ohio. UM only ContUurUooal eur oa -the
market. It k takea tottraaHy In tfowa trwa ! -dront
to a ttaeroonfuL It aett dlrtrtrjron tht bwc4
ad nueoua turtaeea ot the tyeWm. Tber oner on
hundred doUam tor any am It telM to earn, Bs4 .
tar etrrulaia and fatlmontaia. . -.
Bold by rmtrrtta, lie. .
mk lialil tamUy FUM tat aonettpaUoav
" naaa mnm ew
The Final Transaction.
"Father," said little Rollo, "what Is .
the ultimate consumer?" -
HO IS US iUSl perauu, uij tuu, uiav
an article reaches in its commercial -existence."
"1 know what you mean. He's a
man who 'goes Into a hotel and or'crs
chicken hash." Washington Star.
The rule of three is fully recede 1
by the man who lives with tls mother-in-law.
Lis wife and Lis fir it Uty.
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