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APRiI. z, 1921.
■: r hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiip ''lllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll | I 5 TS VOl’R mattress hard and uncomfortable at nijrht! If = = X so. stop in and look over our line of Conscience Brand E mattresses. They are made of lonyr fibre filling- That 5 E means they are elastic, not only at the beginning, but also 5 5 after years of service. Clean, buoyant and comfortable. E E Isn’t that the kind of mattress you want? Highest prices paid for clean, fresh eggs. I Q. M. DRYDEIN, Snow Mill j rTiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifi j Captivating Springtime j 1 Hats, Different From \ | Other Seasons j Z Charming indeed and truly refreshing, with a sprightly air all their x x very own !-an the hats of Springtime. They fill out lovely hat sec- ♦ x tion with their freshness of style, their colorful beauty ! Z ♦ The colors are the brightest, the most vivid, the most flattering in x Z many a season past. The new tomato shade, for instance, or the new ♦ x geranium red, blue; that soft pearl grey (called sphinx) that fashion- Z ♦ able women have taken to their hearts; sunrise, tangerine, horizon Z Z blue, and Harding blue, chosen by the first lady of the land. Harding x x blue i~ particularly striking when combined with the new nasturium Z ♦ shade. See it in the models on display here this week. Z ♦ Altogether unusual in line are the hats that will be smartest with x X tailored suits. Ribbon hats in many styles will be worn all summer ♦ x long, for they are light in weight, colorful, and in harmony with Z ♦ eveiy type of costume. Hats for the light frocks of summertime are X Z airy and beautiful. T 2 PRICKS RANCH I ROM 5T..00 TO $2.1.00 : Crepe In Favor This Season j ♦ We have recently received some very attractive crepes that are x x printed in beautiful de.-igns. Heavy crepe do diene that at< to become ♦ J very popular, made into charming summer frocks. Z ♦ I>ame Fashion must be very happy indeed to have such a soft and 2 Z rich and versatile fabric as this from which to fashion her loveliest x x flocks soft, satiny, lustrous finish priced at s per yard. Z ♦ Wash Fabrics for Spring and Summer, Less ♦ X I lie dainty littb wi.-.-es. pretty voile-, crisp organdies. Ilaxons. that x Z lashion the lovely airy frock- of Summer tid< these are the de-irabb- ♦ ♦ and seasonable that have arrived here thi- we ek and an now on di.- Z Z Plain and fancy voiles idc. to si.no. ♦ x Organdies, all shade- 5'1.21. Z ♦ Colored linen, all shades. -10 inches wide—>l.'o the yard. Z i ThoTlig and Busy Store” ♦ | SALISItI KY. MARYLAND a iiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiimmmiiniiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiim([ Want to Buy a Farm? See Me. f | ARE YOU SURE | | That you have enough fire insurance on your E dwelling and household effects ? E It has often been demonstrated how easy it is to put | =of taking out that additional insurance,—the conse- | | quence being that when the tire comes, you are no | 5 where near being protected. It is much cheaper to f E let the insurance companies carry the risk. | Consult with me about your insurance requirements. I represent only good standard companies. E E f JAS. B. WHALEY j SNOW HILL, MI). Want to Sell a Farm 7 See Me. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiHHimiiiimiiiiiHiimmmmiiiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiimniiiiiiiiiiiiiie It Pays to Advertise in this paper, it has the largest circulation e ttained in this county. poipw I vjL GIVE BREEDERS FREE RANGE Most Desirable for Production of Fer tile Eggs Intended to Be Used in Incubator. *L\ fh* 1 ’rt• t•! St *>■ I jirt imnt of Aki .* wiimt* > lla/.uni> vvliirL nu*> i**<*in tin* in* iihatiuti *f • ■*:•>• an* 1 y avoidable. Fertile •,:;> fruit i \ii.**r mis lre**dliiK M*k an* tieerssai*> in order to obtain k**n! b.iteb**>. Free ratine for the lrn**U*r> i> m** t desirable fr the |*r<Miu<t i<n of fertile "lib vigorous n*rms. but all prodm ed from stn li hens should not be used for iiieubntion. Fl:k s that are abnormally small and |*oorly sba|s*d *r tbo-e having thm **r very poor shells should be eliminated. Idrty t*x£s or those badly soiled should !l*t he used. If it is found lieeessary to set slightly soiled • ,v they may he eleaned hy rubbing lightly with a damp ••loth, * ar* lieitut taken not to rut* off any more of the natural hioom than Is lieees sa ry It is never advisahie to use for hatehitiK e^K s ‘bat an* more than two weeks old. In freezing weather rjGTs should be eoll*rt*l two or thnv time*. a day so as to prevent their beiiu: • hilled. Neither a hen nor an In* übn t*r will hath strong eliieks from e^^ • weak M*nn> *r from tine** wlii'li have mu received proper ear- In preparing; the nest for the sittint: hell. |l|t from three to tour Inebes of damp earth or a pieee of trnivs sod in the liottom of the nest before the nesting material is put in to provhb moisture. When the I Iff i be*ol.n s htiMMly. and before sin* is tnttisferivd to the nest for silting. sh* should he dusted with inss*t powder or sodium fluoride. In d*itu' this hol'l the hen by the f*et with tin* head down work iii*: the powder well Into the feathers. Jills should he r*|nated about the eights*nth day of ineuhation so ns t h * sure that there are in* liee present when the ehb ks are hatehed. Tho hen should be moved at liijrht fiom the regular l:\iiitf nest Into the nest where she is to he set. The lat* ter liest should he ill some out of-tJie wny plane where the hen will not he disturbed. In order to make sure tlmt the hen will continue to stay in the new nest, she should be started with one *r two •*lifmi nest >rirs If. at jfHBBIBHHHi /1 SH / Piovidc Comfortable Quarters for Poultry Flock. the end of the scrond day when tin* hen "hould be permitted to leave her nest for t!<*l and water, she returns in a short time, the nest •*u , C'* may be repla ed with the ec-'s that are t* he iimuhated. Thnuu-hout the period *? im übatlon tin* eiTL's alld liests should he kept clean. Soincilines it will he necessary to change the material. Kirtfs shollbl !•• 'ested twice the in • übation period, preferably on the sev enili and fourt*nib days, and all in fertile ♦•k'k''* and th**se with dead p*ritis should be rellioviit. Wlleli tile bejriii t * hatch, tlit* hen should I on lined and not disturbed until th**hnt*h- is Complete It she becoim*s rest less r*T||o\e tlie chieks ns fhe \ lire hatched and keep them in a warm place until the hatch is complete, when al! should be returned To tie* mother ben. INCREASED EGG PRODUCTION Highest Number of Eggs Obtained From Mash Composed of Meat Scrap and Cornmeal. The highest egg |>r<l in-t 1n in poul try-feeding tt-sts <.m l l ■ i<-t■<l l>\ the I'nlted Stilt--. 1 >i-|nirtiiit-iii <>f Agricul ture were obtained from n pen recelv * lnjf a tmish composed of four pounds bran. four pounds middling*. ‘J*t pounds im-iit scrap. mu! it'! pounds rorumea). This rntlon Inis been one of tho l-est ms sin's, giving <-oris|st ( .nt high pro<*tii't ion over u poriod of several years, mid Is not dl.tlnetly different from the ninsh tix-l in the wheatless ration, which litis nl*<* given very good production. SIMPLE HINTS FOR POULTRY To Keep Young Brood in Healthy Con dition Supply Clean Water and Plenty of Grit A successful poiiltrynmh offers it few simple hints for keeping the , young brood in henlih. us follows: j tilve eleim wider, supply plenty of grit; fif'd n vuriety of cracked unit whole grain, mostly in it dry state; Weep chicks out of the grass when wet vith dew or rain. THE DEMOCRATIC MESSENGER. SNOW HILI.. MARYLAND. FARM POULTRY WIRE FOR FENCING POULTRY Two inch Mesh Is Most Commomy Used and Can Be Purchased at Moderate Price. (Prepared hy the t'hlteil States iM-part ment 'f Art U-ulture i Win- netting, twoimh mesh, is cunt moldy used for fi'iieing poultry yards mid ran he liougld at a moderate pri- • ■ Where several runs are adjoining, three fourths of an Inch or oiie im h nosh wire should he used at the hot t<-in to a height of two to two and one half fift to keep the males from fight ing "tie another. The height of the fences should lie regulated hy the variety of fowls. The heaviest breeds, like the lirahnms. may he restrained hy a four-foot feme, ami j fcJSitiSMy*- Variety ot howls Should Regulats Height of Fence. most of the other breeds can be kept in by a six-foot fem e Hamburg* ami I.egliortis may be kept in the yards by clipping the tilght feathers on one wing (iiit*s should lie provided in onier to permit access from one yard to the next. 11 convenient, it is well to have dou ble yards, for then one may rotate green crops. Tin- yards may lie sown to oats, wheat, or rye. and while the fowls are using one yard the green feed in the other can lie getting u fresh start. When the yards atv to he on only mie side of the hugs', they should lie "it the south side in order that the fowls may have ihe benetit of the tirst • iry ground In early spring li not In fieipieiitly happens that in localities where snow is abundant the ground on the .oiilli side is dry many days lii-tori* thut "ii tin* north side. If the yards are to he in jiermnnent smi and niv to furnish grit'll feed for the fowls. To to so -iputre I'l-et should he allowed for i-arli bird. i*"iiltry s;ie citilisis in th** I nited States ih-piiri ment of Agriculture say. If jiart of the grei-n feed is to in* otherwise priv vldisl for. mid the yards used mainly for exercise oimds. :t.-| to ill square feet per bird will he sufficient. Shade of some kind should he pris vliled. and this can often he ad vantageously furnished by planting fruit trees (such us j-ears, plums, cher ries. and apples) in th" yard. GRIT SUPPLY IS ESSENTIAL Material Takes Place of Teeth in Pre paring Fowl’s Food for Fur. ther Digestion. • irit is essential to the health of fowls and In ccotiomy In feeding iiiit takes tile place of tceili in preparing tlie feed for further digestion and Is required for Hi*' proper preparation of teed ill the gizzard. When Ihe feed Is not properly taken care of in lids organ, an undue strain is thrown on the fowl's system, often resulting in disease and ul.so allowing much "f tin nutriment to pass through the bird's body without being absorbed. In every pen or yard u box of grit should lie kept. lti-cent investigators have asserted that grit is ,i part of the necessary feed of a thick, giving tlie fowls strong holies and a bright plum age. <trditiarily. the hen does not con sume enough lime to form the shells of egg-, if she is laying abundantly, unless something besides tii*' ordinary grain feeds Is accessible to her *>y - sler shells are very good for this pur pox- A box of crushed shells miiy be placed before the fowls, allowing them to eat at will, old mortar and Hue gravel me also useful in supplying lime, say poultry specialists of the Ttilted States Department of Agricul ture. Charcoal reudlly absorbs gases. Im purities. uud acids, anil thus acts ns a corrective when the stomach Is sour and digestion has been Impaired. GREEN DUCKS IN BIG DEMAND Vaat Market Waiting to Be Devalopad for Fowl* Throughout Moat af the Country. There Is a vast market for "green ducks" waiting to be developed throughout most of the country and the man or woman who takes the trouble to develop It need noi fear be ing unable to sell nil that can be pro duced. i [MM] you save all Prepared in Natural Varnish, also with stain combined, B H giving beautiful imitations of ail the bard woods, such w t Cherry. Wwlnut. Mahogany. Lt Oak. Dk Oak, Golden Oak. Rosewood, etc. W Shows The Grain of the Wood IT IS TOUGH WATERPROOF DURABLE CARMOTE FLOOR VARNISH D It is a wonderful finish for Floors, Chairs, Tables, Window m Sashes, Bookcases, Desks and all other interior wood-work ■ W. T. CHERRIX || Snow Hill, Md. |A P4W.w'Sj f 11 i rr* ii i ii ii il.i j f ii iii .. ii mmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmammmmmmmmrnKmm P ** li m earth ■ s*.£ .fiL S- J ■ ceKSfewaai After the most destructive period of rain and ~ l ' human race ever experienced, the sun shone ’bow appeared in the clouds, and the promise was “WHILE THE EARTH REMAINETH SEEP TIME AND HARVEST SHALL NOT CEASE.” There have since been many changes, but the nature have never been repealed. They provide ti first of human needs, that of food, must come from tl The natural necessity for every one to partake o; every day, makes the tilling of the soil the leading ini and most permanent industry of a self-sustaining pe This generation has seen the fate of nations deci' the products of agriculture. (The potato crop England in 1916.) Therefore, let us pause occr and reflect on how the progress of civili* followed the improvements in agriculture, wholesome fruit of hone*** ♦ T not visibl but thought for the ir insp^^*'^ Wm B. Th '■p