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CONNECTICUT WESTERN NEWS, SEPTEMBER I'd, 1920
QUACK GRASS IS EASILY DUE WW E. P. riUNT & CO.'S STORE E. P. HUNT & CO.'S STORE E. P. HUNT & CO.'S STORE ' Special Type of Plow Is Recon mended for Purpose of Turning Over Sod. A Fascinating Variety of DISK HARROW QUITE USEFUL u If t ul a iit a rrnr AWA1I YO HERE! New Autumn Dresses $25.00, 29.75, 35. 00 New in the fullest meaning of the WOrd new fabrics, new models, new colors and new trimming effects shown in Navy fTricotine, Navy Serge, Satin, Crepe Meteor, Crepe De Chine Many tricotine models showing ' elaborate embroidery, with side plaitings and narrow belt effects tailored, but not , too plainly. . The silk dresses show models with charming accordion plaited skirts, full overskirts, flowing pan els and handsome silk embroideries 1 Suits, Dresses, Skirts in the season's most popular materials and colors are now being displayed. Our stock offers a wide selection and quality and value are assured. YOUR NEW FALL. SUIT . MAY vBE SELECTED FROM EXCEPTIONALLY COMPLETE and SATISFACTORY SHOWINGS AT $39.50, 49 50, 59.50 69.50 Value, we have been In point of Variety, Style Features, Quality and consider our Suit Stock one of th e most successful we able to present for some time. We have considered every requirement, but the outstanding feature that deserves special recognition is that compared with last season's prices, these prove for better values. Choose from these stocks with full confidence in regards to quality and value. " Plaited Skirts of Autumn Plaids Correct Creations for Sports Wear . Very popular for between sea sons and general utility wear. Very striking plaids and stripes in consplcious color combinations make these skirts very much in de mand. A showing of many smart plaited models, accordion, box, and novelty, which bring out many striking patterns and color effects. Belts and buttons add the finishing touches. $4.98 to 18.60 New Silk Petticoats . AND Bloomers FOR FALL Attractive models of good quality taffeta and glove silk in tailored and dressy models a full line of plain -colors and changeable effects. ' Specially Priced From $5.00 Up BLOOMERS of Satin, Wool Jersey and Sateen $2.98 Up NEWEST BLOUSES FOR EARLY AUTUMN WEAR We are now showing the newest ideas in Blouses and Overblouses of colo rful materials with beau tiful designs that make th em unusual. In Tricolette, Georgette Crepe, Mignonette shown in the seasons most popular shades elaborately embroidered. Many charming - mo dels finished with Venise lace. Priced from $5.00 to $15.00 A complete line of blouses for the stout figure in Silk and Cotton. Ik' Dainty styles with self trimming and all safin Tie Backs. New Fall Neckwear7 'VESTEES the newest modes in lace and organdie. COLLARS m any attractive styles in venise lace. Collar and Cuff Sets of venise Mace to go with the new fall .suit. New Plaiting, Ruffling and Banding of organdie and net by the yard. . . Dainty Boudoir Caps 59c and Up 3 WTTNT & fft Great Harrington, Massach usetts, Exposure to Sun and Breaking Loeae From Lower Soil Soon Kill Out Plants Bury Mass of Roots in Spring by Plowing. The process of killing; quack graw on sod or pasture lands, beginning te midsummer, is a very simple one. The first stop is to plow tlie C cutting Just under the turf, which i usually about three Inches deep. Us thoroughly turn over a stiff quack- grass sod as snauow as three incne sx plow (Scotch bottom) having a v long, gradually sloping moldboarfl. fit has been found that with this type C plow the sod can be turned very shal low. The next step Is to go In a we or ten days later with a disk harrwr. , and thoroughly disk the sod. Itepat this treatment every ten days or tw weeks until fall, when the Quack jpcaraa will he completely killed out Too Hard to Plow. It sometimes happens that with oesv tain kinds of soil during drier perfoAa In the summer the ground become torn hard to plow. With the type ef ;plaw suggested, however, it has been tcroll that very hard and dry sods can 9m turned. In case It is not possible 3 3 mm LIME ROCK CANAAN VALLEY , Mr. and Mrs. Fenn have returned fo their home in Waterbury, after visiting their son, William Fenn. Lime Rock was pretty well repre sented at the ball game at Canaan Saturday. Miss Alice Fenton is having a weeks' vacation, which she is spend ing in Pittsfield. Fay Chaffee has bought a new Oakland car from Bartle Bros. ' Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kooper of New Tork, who are spending their vaca tion in Kent, were in town one day last week. . Miss Sara Bunker of Canaan spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. George Ritton. - Mrs. William Caul returned home Monday night, after visiting her daughter, Mrs. Henry Smith in Great Harrington. . Harriet Fenton is spending a week with friends in Brooklyn, N. Y., leav ing here Monday morning. Fay Chaffee, Andrew Fulkerson, Charles Brasie, Robert Hickey and Michael Hickey attended the fair in Hartford Thursday. Mrs. Sadie Winterbottcm and daughter Emma were in Great Bar rington one day last week. Sell Historic Banner in London. At a., sale of antiques recently in London, jpolors carried at the battle of Oiiloden in 1740 were sold to a Glas gow purchaser for 750 ($3,750). The 'coioj's were borne by Sir James Kjn locJjb -battalion the Second of Lord Ogw3s regiment, and is believed to batheoiiy banner carried off by the jfiCgVPeteaders defeated army. All fnken'ln the battle were Edinburgh. London Times. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Stevens and mother entertained relatives from Goshen and Great Barrington re cently. Miss Elsie Stevens is with relatives in Great Barrington. Master Henry Rockwell and sis ter, May, returned from Winsted Tuesday where they have been visit ing cousins for a few days. Mrs. Grace Mclntyre fe building a new bungalow on Tobey hill. LEGISLATION RATIFIES 19th AMENDMENT ELIMINATE UNTHRIFTY BIRDS Drying Decanters. Aa excellent and- quick method for drying the inside of deeantexs, vinegar bottles, etc., which are In daily use: After washing out thoroughly with not water, tura upside down acyl allow very hot' water to run over the out side about a minute. This dries the inside quickly without leaving marks. Hold them under the hot water tap. This method has been known to be used for years without a mishap. For oil bottles dry out with twisted tissue paper. Exchange. ' Ornamental Thimbles. At one time,' apart from the shape, which Is imperative, thimbles were decorated with all kinds of precious stones at the tip and these were, of course, dsignated-more for ornament than use,(when It was the fashion; as Sheridan remarks,for fine ladies to play "at fine work," according to the Irish World. LadlesMn our grand mothers' . days, besides seeing to the household' and t personal linen, gen erally worked in delicate material In fillks and satins, when a smaller thim ble was brought Into play and used j jrftfc some of the witchery of the fan. (Continued from page 1) which has threatened the welfare of j our country and state. i Wherefore I find that at the pres- j ent time there is a special emer-; gency which ought to be met in the ! only way which seems to be effective. ; "I, therefore, hereby convene the , 1919 General Assembly in special session to be held at the State Capi tol at Hartford, on Tuesday, the twenty-first day of September, A. D. 1920, at eleven o'clock in the fore noon of said day, standard time, for the purpose of considering and act ing upon the ratification of the Nine teenth Amendment to the Constitu tion of the United States; and to enact such legislation as may be ne cessary to enable the wdmen of this state who shall be found to possess the legal qualifications therefor, to be made electors. "-Given under my hand and the seal of the State at the City of Hart ford; this fourteenth day of Septem ber, one thousand nine hundred and twenty, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and forty-fifth. "MARMUS H. HOLCOMB "By His Excellency's Command: "Frederick L. Perry "Secretary." 'Stunted Chicks Will Never Pay for! feed and Care Used In Trying j to Rear" Them. Which Parent Worked Hard? Two brothers were discussing which of tfie parents worked the harder. Johnny claimed that the fathers did, for they worked all day In the office and were always busy getting ready for business trips. Jack replied that the mothers worked all day. too. and ; eontdn't. stup of f r. oVio-Mc !!!; the fa- uievs aid, but iiaJ io keep riht on working. . In any lot of chicks there will be found certain stunted or unthrifty In dividuals. Such birds will never par f or . thef eed and care used In tryDg :to rear them. It Is not only good sense but also good business Judgment to cull these unthrifty chlcksjust as soon as they are discovered. There also will be found certain cockerels which exceed their fellows . In the ra pidity of growth and maturity. It Is well to mark and save such cockerels which reach a good size to use as breeders. Ancient Hunoer Strikers. ntmf" striking 1? nor ihe modern devvkJnment most people think. In the eeWntWnth century, Evelyn, the tllarfcst; discovered coses and made not-bf them. 'I had the curiosity. to yt s'qme Quakers here In prison," Ire wrote' of a visit he made to Ips vftah In July, 1G56, "a new sect which sitfw no respect to any man, magis trate or other. . . f One of these iv$s eaid tp have fasted twenty days; $nt Another, endeavoring to do the Uk (iperished on the t nth, when he wouTave eaten, but could not." i " Mother Endearments. A baV. needs love and cuddling Jost as ft needs Its mother's milk, oi rTafhs, or clean clothes. The age-old njpir endearments are the truest wlidoin. They coax the awakening OLD MILK CAM MADE USEFUL j TZTrSi Discarded Utensil Can Be Converted Into ExcellentRat Trap SetVh Likely Place. An old milk can makes a good rat tcap. Place bacon rind, cheese, cracked walnuts or other good bait in the bottom, and set the can 'hi a likely place. Once Inside the can the rats will haye a hard session to get out again. 3fct f n hohv llfiV O rid Without thhjt zest babies grow listless and stu pid, asid many of them fade and die, Exchange. Goodness. The world Is not suffering for new Ideas so much as for the brave and faithful living of some very old Ideas. Truth, Justice, honor, and unselfish ness are not new, but they are all too rare In our common daily Intercourse. We can better do without genius than without goodness. The cultivated heart la better. Was Impatient. Is . had been told that Aunt Llla wag gofng to have ' a baby brought frotm heaven for her to play with, and she Jvas much pleased and excited owtr.lt After dinner fln the evening she cjJIrobeC upen a chair to tho tele phpfcend asked central for the num ber, fvieh she had learned. When she heard her aunt's voice over the phona fe called loudly: "Oh, Aunty, Llla, has your baby turn yet?" E.k Out for the Sharp Torn, "ttot long lane will turn sen's day. Tlx mala thing Is to keep cne horse going steady and watch eot that tt (Jen't turn too :oxl Arkans&a hfeas Cat Quack Qraem. ; turn the sod on account of dry westk er, the treatment can be given rtfla the disk harrow alone. We have be able to thoroughly kin the irawi wlfla either the disk or the comblnatloa at plow and disk treatment. Wbera plowing Is possible, however, It If ally cheeper to kill the grass mtflh. plow and disk alone, according to Fe-! clallsts of the United State depriV ment of agriculture. If the disk alone Is to be used, E' should be set practically straight, weighted with bags of dirt, and fh field gone over three' or four thru. The first two cuttings should be .sit right angles and the other cutting diagonally across. The sod in this wtr, is divided Into small block. Then.Cie' disk.is set an an angle, when It win Tws found thatthe first two or three IncHrm of the sod7 which .contain fracticii7r; all of the quack-grass roots, cota kbe-eas.-loose from the soil below. The i posure to the sun and the breaktexj loose from the lower scfll soon kifl the quack 'grnsfs. This ground shoaffl! be gone over at Intervals of ten flay; or two weeks throughout the remaW der of the season. j Plow Again In Spring The following spring the lrifesfe?i land, on which tbe grass has bt. killed either by the disking method r by the combination of plowing end. disking, should be plowed to a g depth In order to bury tljp ma dead roots thoroughly. This will 15a-; cilitate the cultivation of the rprtar, crop. If the work has been care fuSyt done the quack grass will not hcw' up at all'ln the spring crop. f, . Both they methods have been tho" ougMy tested. ' m MAKE PROFIT WITH ALFALFA Grower Who Are Most Successful Make Practice of Cultivating Once or Twice Yearly. The men, who are making a pra-, tlce of ''growing alfalfa successfullr' oyer a long period of years are prsty tfclng cultivating the erop at lea( once or twice n year. The comnvmi disk harrow Is used to some jprtenj;; although the sprlng'towth cultivator usually gives better results.' Soma people cultivate the alfalfa field ear- ' ly In the spring, but the more co--mon practice 'is to follow the secoofi and third cuttinps. The main -purpose Is to keep the' blue grass out: This Is best accomplished during the dj-y portion of the summer. In a tft carried on by the Iowa agricultural experiment stntion, the annual yldft has been Icreased almost a ton jkzt. acre by cultivation. CONCRETE FLOOR F0R FOWLS First Cost Is Greater Than for Other b.ut In Few Years It Will, Pay for Itself. It pays to build a concrete floor !a the poultry house. Tho first cost i greater, but In two years jthe concrete should be replaced; they require more litter, more eggs are soiled and extra; L iuuvi is viu'cu, in iu years tries extra costs are enoUgh to have built; oncrttfi floor.