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Lexington gazette. [volume] (Lexington, Va.) 1871-1962, August 07, 1912, Image 8

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A Sermon on Store-keeping
He kind, it makes your Hfe more happy.
He joyous, there is but one life to live in this world and tret all you
can out of it.
lie true, and you may expect others to be true to you.
Ile thoughtful, and buy your goods of me.
Ixits of people in business need money worse than 1 do, but I nea*d
it bad enough; help a fellow out.
A new ordinance just passed, a fellow will soon have to have all of
his food inspected before beean eat.
I still wear the pants at my home and when 1 can't I want the
good Ix)rd to take nie right up to heaven.
My family and self get along pretty well together, but we want
more sturt", I mean money. *
My new spring goods are in. Come to see me.
I sell
In fact most anything a man wants
I sell ODD PANTS for men and boys.
I make SUITS AND PANTS TO ORDER, make to fit and make
at a reasonable pri e
PtsT" Try me I will treat you right **?*??
*?>** took into my windows at what a beautiful line of Men's
Oxfords and Straw Hats an I Shirts, etc.
Main Street
Phono 26
Lexiugtou, Va.
Latest Improved Farming
I j row u RieHtig Cultivators, Triple. Double anel Single Shovel Plows
Fire Tooth Cultivators. Spriug Tooth Harrows, Imperial
Cutaway Harrows, I,anel Pulverizers, eto.
Single anel Double* Kow Corn l'laut
ers, Hand Corn Planters, .-voil
Sowers, etc.
Studebaker, Brown and Mitchell Fara Wagons, the very best wagon
maele in the luiteil States.
We have also just received a new Htock eif up-to-elate Buggies.
Uun-ibotit.s, Spring Wagons, Harness, Saddletl ami Hone Goods ?I
all kin.ls.
In Ot*r New Quarters
We aro now moving iuto our ooniiiiodious and attractive room
Next ebor below Gorrell's Drug Store : Nelson Street
(Lately occupied by the Lyric Theatre)
where we are bettor prepared to serve our customers
Ranges, Cook Stoves, Kitchen Furnishings
l*F~ We do Sauitary Plumbing .ind Up-to-date Heating
Valley Heating, Plumbing & Tininng Co.
Staple Gtoceries
Confections, Candies, Fruits,
Groceries, Tobaccos, Cigars,
Notions, Hats, Shoes, Etc.
Appear that you ,re in up to date bmlnes, m.n If you use out of
da'e Stationery and Printing. Whatever 1. done at this nrl^i
ia well done and riyht up to the minute. Prlntshop
NOTES eS??*-~
The cow and the bow make a good
farm team.
Drive a colt the flrat time with a
faat walking horse.
Tbe hens will rollah a feed of scald
ed oata at any time.
Pull radishes Just aa soon aa they
are big enough to bite.
"Study to be quiet" la a fine thing
In handling a team anywhere
Chaff from the hay mow floor
makes the best litter for chicks.
Too sudden a change of diet for tre
young calf is bound to s_tart trouble.
clean the mud from the horse's
limbs during seeding operations, and
prevent scratches and fever.
Quality In vegetables is the result
of quick, unchecked growth, and this
means plenty of water at all times.
It ls not a difficult proposition to
raise calves when the feeder uses
some precaution in their management
After turkey chicks are six week"
old they must be allowed to rarite
else they will be sadly atunted in
It is a mistake to try to fatten the
brood bow. She should not be kept
rvlth the hogs that are being prepared
'or market.
While lt requires one sort of edu?
cation to make a good riding or drlv
ng horse, lt requires another to make
i cart horse
Hens that roost in a damp. close
house are apt to give out in the lee
lolnta with a trouble somewhat akin
to rheumatism.
It is easy to notice the effect of
Eraan on the milk, but, with the cows
that have silage, the change will be
less perceptible.
Fruit trees planted In the hoe pas?
ture will supply shade and abu mirinee
Jt food in tho fall when the trees
:ome into bearing.
netter dairying should be the aim
>f every dalry farmer. It Is only as
tie strives for better things that ha
*an approach his Ideal.
Tho man who makes a locceta at
dairying or any other line of work
starts with the right aim and never
changes or loses sight of lt.
Tests at experiment stations have
shown that 20 per cent of tho cream
ls saved by the use of a separator as
compared with hand Bklmmlng
There ls no problem that is of
greata* Importance today than con?
servation of soil fertility. The dalry
cow, the hog and the hen help solve lt.
Good care consists In doing every?
thing from milking and caring for fha
cows to marketing the butter or cream
as If your whole life success depended
upon lt
Mix plaster of Paris and turpentine,
mould in the shape of eggs, and put
one In each nest to kill lice and
mites. Do not use with eggs that aro
There are 28 silos within a short
distance of this farm. Many farmers
have been closely preased In order to
find feed for their stock but none of
the bIIo owners were.
A city chicken man has found a
good way to break a broody hen He
puts an alarm clock in the nest and
when the clock goes off that hen goea
off too?and never comes back.
The cost of hauling over our coun?
try roads ls now about 23 cents per
ton per mlle. In European countries
the cost ls below 10 cents. Our had
roads are an expensive proposition.
Shallow cultivation of corn ls most
lr. favor with the experiment stationl,
but much seems to depend upon cli?
matic conditions. In dry climates you
can safely cultivate deeper?three to
four Inchee.
There la nothing like pasture to
make good gains on any kind of stock
when fed in connection with corn. Ia
hog feeding we do not think we are
putting it too strongly to say that pas?
ture saves 25 per cent in feed.
The Injury to various fruit crops
by Insects of all kinds is very great,
ns every one knows, but Prof Sted
man says that the damage to truck
crops by Insects every year exceed!
the damage to fruit crops. And yet
how few gardeners take steps to pro?
tect their crops.
Remove Every Window ansVSubstltute
Wire Netting for Ventilation
of Hen House.
It doer; not require much hard work
to keep a flock in good condition In
the summer, but absolute neglect will
often completely destroy the winter
e>gg-produclng qualities of not onlr
tho old hens, but the pullets aa well.
If you have not removed every win?
dow lu thu chicken house and substi?
tuted wire netting, in order to provide
perfect ventilation, do so at once.
Better that the chicks roost In the
troos than that they be confined In a
vermin-ridden building.
Hody lice will worry a fle>ck to
death, or ao nearly so as to destroy
Its usefulness. These can be killed,
but not easily.
Good insect powder will do the
business. It should be applied with a
powder spray by one person, while
another holds the fowls by tbe legs
so that the powder may reach every
part of the skin through the dis?
turbed feathers.
Small Pen In Town ls Absolutely Not
Suitable for Rearing Meat For
Christmas Dinner.
For those persons In town who are
thinking of raising a turkey or two In
their back yards there ls trouble In
store. The back yard or pen is not
I the place for a bird which refuses to
I be domesticated. W. A. I.ipptncott.
j head of the poultry department at the
i Kansas Agricultural college, says.
The farm is the place to raise tur
j keys. They must have a good range.
Hu ring the first few months it ls bet?
ter to give them no grain, but let them
i forage and eat bugs. If small turkeys
j are cared for In this way, the fatality
will lie much less.
Professor Llpplncott suggests that
' you let some farmer take your young
I turkeys nnd rear them. You might nr
j range to pay a little rent to a farmor
! for allowing your birds to roam in his
pastures. Then, along about Thanks?
giving, all you have to do ls to go out
and harvest your turkey.
Shelter ls Provided by Means of Sail
Cloth Where Treee or Bushes Are
Found Scarce.
By means of a sail cloth, duck, or
factory cotton curtain shade may easi?
ly be supplied chickens where there
are no trees or bushes. In such a case
Shading Chicken Coop.
as illustrated herewith the stakes are
about 2 feet long, and driven 4 to 6
Inches in the ground. The curtain ls
tied only at the corners. On the
windy side the tying ls closer to the
ground than on the lee side. Thia
Is of especial help in spring.
Keeping Birds Graded.
Be sure to grade your birds accord?
ing to size as the weeks pass. When
you find that some are outstripping
the others, take them away and put
them with birds of their own size. If
you have toe-marked the feet and have
put on legbands, you will be able to
tell the facts regarding them at any
Here is where the value of records
comes In. Keep an accurate record of
every hatch, and then grade the birds
without having to feel that if you mix
them up you will not be able to tell
them again when you want to know
certain things about them.
The contented and happy hen is the
laying hen.
Round pebbles will not do for rough
edges to grind the grain.
A writer recommends boiled rice
for diarrhea in young turks.
Imitate nature as closely aa possible
and your turkey crop will pay out.
Eggs should always be protected
from the hot sun while being taken to
Windows should now be out of the
poultry house and wire netting tacked
In their places.
A floorless brood coop on clean,
dry ground ls better than one with a
hoard floor in lt.
The average hen outlives her use?
fulness in two years, and is more prof?
itable sent to market.
Whether kept for hatching or mar?
ket eggs ought to be kept free from
any form of moisture.
When eggs are soft shelled the hens
are either too fat or do not get enough
mineral matter in their feed.
Don't neglect the water gupply as
plenty of water helps to keep the
hens in good laying condition.
A safe rule to follow in chick feed?
ing ls to give them Just aa much as
they will clean up nicely at each feed.
The Incubator ls no longer an ex?
periment, and the demand for poultry
products suggests Its more general
The "utility" bird is one that ls not
without Its faults, but lt is often from
a good strain, hence bas Us own eco
nora'o values.
One feeding rule ts to give the hens
half as much as they will eat of a
morning, nothing al noon and a full
meal at night.
-Vegetable tor^ionlor.
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ness at_Loss or Sleep.
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jj Doses-35CEOTS
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Exact Copy of Wrapper.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the
For Over
Thirty Years
See adv. of Desirable Properties for
Sale in Town and 'County on
Pages 2 and 7 of this issue
Young Women
Read what Cardui did for Miss Myria Engler, of
Faribault, Minn. She says: "Let me tell you how much
good Cardui has done me. As a young girl, I always had
to suffer so much with all kind of pain. Sometimes, I was
so weak that I could hardly stand on my feet. I got a
bottle of Cardui, at the drug store, and as soon as 1 had
taken a few doses, I began to feel better.
Today, 1 feel as well as anyone can."
Cardui wommSTomc
Are you a woman ? Then you are subject to a large
number of troubles and irregularities, peculiar to women,
which, in time, often lead to more serious trouble.
A tonic is needed to help you over the hard places, to
relieve weakness, headache, and other unnecessary pains,
the signs of weak nerves and over-work.
For a tonic, take Cardui, the woman's tonic
You will never regret lt, for it will certainly help you.
Ask your druggist about it He knows. He sells it
Write te Ladle*' Adyittory P*pt CtatUeoOfB Medicine- Co.. Chtrttanoof.-.. Tenn,.
?dal Instructions, twul M-imt book. Hot?l TreeUa?t tor WM?," ?nt tree, J ?

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