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THE HARTFORD HERALD
FARM EXTRACTS INFORMATION' FROM THE KXrB RIMEXT s STATION AGRICUL TURAL PAPERS AND THE COfjNTT AGENTS OFFICE Kentucky Farm Women Learn Sew ing Methods Lexington, Ky March. Kentucky has the distinction of being one ot the two state . la the Union where farm women receive instruction in clothing efficiency methods, accord ing to Miss Helen ' Harriman, field agent in clothing from the Kentucky State College ot Agriculture. The work was started in November 1920 at which time 21 women were en rolled in learning methods of mak ing clothing quickly, easily and with good results tdr themselves and their families. At the present time more than 100 women in the State are taking the work and passing it on to their neighbors. Massachu setts is the other state giving this work to farm" women. Fertilizers Still Cheap Even at Pres ent Price Lexington. Ky., March. In spite ot the fact that some farmers claim they cannot afford to buy fertilizers at the present cost of these materi als when prices on farm products are low, figures produced by R. E. Stephenson ot the Soils and Creps Department of the Kentucky Starfe College ot Agriculture show that the corn could drop to 50, cents per bushel, wheat to 75 cents and hay to 60 cents per hundred pounds and the use of limestone' and phosphate would still be profitable even at their present cost. Experiments conductd on the different soils types of the State were used ns a basis in computing the figures. Crcolin Will Control "Gaps" Baby Chicks Lexington, Ky., March. Burning the dead chicks and all worms re moved from them, keeping chicks confined until the dew is off the grass and adding three drops of creolin to each pint of drinking wat er which the youngsters use are the three recommendations made by the poultry department of the Kentucky State College of Agriculture for the j control of "gaps" the most common chick ailment' - For 1021 Hub JVinnprs Lexington, Ky., March - Free trips to the 1921 Chicago Interna tional Livestock Exposition will be provided for the Kentucky, club champions in poultry and dairy calf growing through the co-operation of a Chicago packing- house, according, to an announcement which has just been made by C. W. Buckler, of the Kentucky State College of Agricul ture and leader of Junior club work. T I. nrnhihla that frPB trln for other champions will be provided, Mr. Buckler said. Any Kentucky boy or girl can en ter the contest by getting in touch vith Mr, Buckler, the county club leader or the county farm or home dembristration agerft. The only re quireraent for those making the trip is that they prepare a briet story of their experiences while at the show. Kelson County Youngsters Organize Dairy Calf Club Lexington,- Ky.,, March. Twelve Nelson county boys and girls inter ested in dairying have organized a dairy calf club, purchased' their calves and started what they intend to make a foundation herd of dairy cattle, according to a report from E M. Prewltt ot the Kentucky State College of Agriculture. r Tobacco Seed Plants The first step in producing a sat lsfactory crop ot tobacco is to use good seed, true to type, and before topping Is done the tobacco field should be gone over carefully in search ot desirable seed plants. Hav ing definitely decided upon the Ideal type of plant desired, only those plants which conform, to this type - should be selected, for growing seed. The advantages ot selecting good seed plants will be lost it crossing with other types is allowed to take place. This Is prevented, readily , by covering the flp,wer head - with a . twelve-pound manila paper ' bag. The small leaves and branches. just below the flower bead proper should be removed and the mouth ot the bag securely tied to the stalk just below the flowering branches. Any blossoms whteh have already opened must be picked off before the bag Is placed in position. The bag must be adjusted from time to time to ao- ' commodate the growth of the flower nead. . ' i " Dark Tobacco Culture ; ' In the. portion of Kentucky and .Tennessee lying between the burley district and the dark flre-cured sec tions types jf tobacco are produced In large quantities suitable for do nestle manufacture Into chewing and Jmoking tobacco. These types are mostly air cured, like burley, but in other respect the methods of production are quite similar to those followed for the dark flre-cured to bacco. ' In the southern portion of this territory centering around War ren County, Kentucky, the so-called one sucker is the prlnofpal variety grown. In a few counties of Virginia, in the vicinity of Richmond, a type of leaf long known as Virginia sun cured Is produced. Formerly the tobacco was exposed to the sun in the process of 'curing (hence the name), but at the present time air curing as practiced In the burley dis trict is the more common method. This type Is specially adapted to the manufacture of chewing tobacco Aside from the curing and some what higher topping substantially the same methods of production should be followed as for the fire- cured export tobacco. Three Ways Of Starting There are three ways, says N. E, Chapman, of Minnesota University Farm, of getting a start with stand ardised birds. Qne is with hatch ing-eggs, another by buying day-old chicks and' another . by breeding stock. The most common way, and the cheapest, is to begin with a few sittings of eggs, the day-old chick method, however, is Increasing in popularity." But whatever method Is used, good judgment must be ex ercised in buying, for often the j breeders and the hatcheries have a I varied supply of standard-bred eggs ln'and poultry stock. Open Shed For Milk Cows In order to handle milk cows su- ressfully In an open shed, the fol lowing points should be observed: 1 , Shed should be tight, closed on three sides and open tp the south. 2. An abundance of bedding should be used. 3. Under climatic conditions pre vailing in Pennsylvania It appfirs necessary1 to have a well-protectPd room into which to drive the cows to he cleaned and milked during cold weather. 4. Sheltered box stalls in which to house cows during time of calv ing, are essential. Seed Treatment For Outs Before . treatment run all. seed grain ' through a good fanning mill In ofder to remove light or shriveled grains, dirt, 'trash and weed seeds. Do not expose the grain' to fresh contamination after treatment. OttCRS and shovel should be dlsln fected as explained below. The seed drill should be thoroughly sprayed inside with the formaldehyde solu tion. ' Dry formaldehyde treatment: 1. Pile the grain on a clean floor clean canvas, or in a tight wagon box. '. 2. For 50 bushels of seed, add 1 pint' of water to 1 pint -of formalde hyde in a qua A hand sprayer. For smaller amounts of grain, make up less ot the solution. 3. Shovel the grain into a new pile and spray each shovelful with the solution. Spray- beneteth the tailing grain. One or two strokes ot the handle to each shovelful of grain gives aoout me rignt amount of spray. Shovel the grain over on ly once in this treatment. 4. When the grain is all treated, spray the bags in which it will be taken to the field, Inside and out, and spread them on the pile of grain. Cover the pile with canvas or blank ets which have first been sprayed with the ' formaldehyde solution. Leave the shovel in the pile. 6. . After being covered 4 or 5 hours, not longer, remove the cover and spread the grain" out to air. , (. In order to avoid Irritation ot the eyes and nose: Have a draft through the room In which the seed is treated. Work from the windward side of the pile. Hold the sprayer down close to the grain.. Shovel the grain, upon the vapor. 7. Oats may be treated and sown the same day, or It may be treated several weeks la advance of sowing, provided It Is thoroughly aired and stored In disinfected bags. This treatment has given perfect satisfaction when used for oats if the directions are followed and a good grade of formaldehyde used. The sprinkling method may be , used if desired.. The dry method, howev er. Is less laborious, does not wet the i grain and is the treatment usually preferred. The dry treatment may be' used for the covered smut of barley. It Is used by many farmers for the stink ing smut ot wheat. la our expert- ence it sometimes Injures the germi nation of wheat and does not al ways give satisfactory control of smut. The loose smuts of wheat and barley can be controlled only by the hot water method, directions for which will be sent upon request. I Guides In Feeding Dairy Cows j If dairy cows are to be fed for profitable production they must re ceive1 a liberal ration at all seasons. In summer, pasture generally Is de pended upon, bfft often it must be uppllmenterby soiling crops or silage and sometimes by concen trates as well. . For winter feding, ' the ration usually is composed ot hay, silage, and a mixture of grains. In properly balancing the ration the grain mixture is compounded to fit the roughage, with due considera tion toy cost, bulk, palatabillty and physiological effect upon the cow.'; For best results cows must be fed ; Individually, salted regularly and furnished with all the clean water they will drink. j A few simple guides for feeding may be summarized as follows: j 1. Under most circumstances the cow should be fed all the rougage i that she will eat up clean and the Brain ration should be adjusted to ' the milk production. ! 2. A grain mixture should be fed in the proportion of one pound to each three "pints or pounds of milk : produced daily by the cow, except In ! the case of a co'w producing a flow i of 40 pounds or more, when the ra- tion may he one pound to each three ! and a half or four pounds of milk, , An even better rule Is one. pound of grain each day for every pound of, butterfat that the cow produces dur- Ing the week. . 3. Feed all the cow will respond to in milk production. When she begins to put on flesh, cut down the grain. Grain Feed For Chicks In addition to the green feed and dry mash, which should be provided regularly, a grain mixture should be fed night and morning, giving as large a quantity as the chicks will eat clean, but no more. A good grain mixture for growing chicks consists of three parts cracked corn, two parts wheat and two parts hulled oats. When available, kaflr corn or rolled or hullod barley may be sub stituted for hulled oats. In locali ties where hullod oats, kaflr corn or rolled barley cannot be obtained or is too high in price, a mixture of cracked corn and wheat only may be fed until the chicks are old enough to. eat whole oats, when two parts outs may be added to the corn and wheat mixture. The ('arc Of Livestock Great care should be exercised in the proper management of livestock for the farmers greatest nnd easiest profits come from thiB source. To produce the best profits, they must have proper food and care. Animals suffer the same as man In great ex tremes of heat and cold. They therefore should be shelterd in sum (her the same as in winter. Stock should never be made to stand out in the rain and dew. If they are compelled to stay out. they should have extra .food and care. Never allow animals of any kind to suffer from thirst or hunger. Anl mala that are poorly fed, left un sheltered, allowed to become filthy and dirty, sicken and Anally die. Kindness helps greatly in the management of livestock. The man who Joves and cares for his animals learns their habits and the food they need most is the man who will make the most out of his livestock Farm animals are kept mostly to supply the demand tor meat, milk, eggs, wool and to furnish motive power tor certain kinds of labor be sides being a complete utilization of everything grown on the farm. Don't keep poor of scrub stock, wont pay. W. THEODORE DEVER It Jl'DGE McKEXZIE MOSS IS URGED FOR PLACE Louisville. Ky., March 26. Judge McKenzie Moss, of Bowling Green, Is understood-to be the man whom Kentucky Republicans wilt urge President Harding to appoint as so licitor ot the postofflca department at. Washington, says s Post dispatch fsora Washington. The message adds that Judge Kerr, of Lexington, prob ably will be' selected as federal Judge for the Panama Canal Jone. NEGRO LYNCHED AFTER CONFESSING TO ATTACK Monticello, Ark.. March 25. Phil Slater, a negro, fifty years old, who confessed that he had attacked a white woman near Wllmar last week was taken from the Jail here and lynched. In making his confession he said "I did It. but please give me a trial. ' The mob banged tne gro to telephone pole and riddled his body with bullets. 1 , , it SSffa FH3yy.Trt -i-LVJjh:'.' WITTV AXD WISE One woman can make a home happy, but two of 'em can't. Syra cuse Herald. j " ; old, Pineville, Ky., u senior at the Errs are about low enough now- University of Kentucky, died at the to be utilized in theatrical criticism. , Hood Samaritan Hospital following Springfield (Mo.) Leader. i ;'n operation in nn effort to chock ! blood poisoning which developed It mny not be of much interest to from an infected arm resulting from anybody, but a cockroach has no a slight bruise received while play toenails. Arknnsnw Thomas Cat. ir.g basketball. j The girl was moved to the hospi- Fooles hosiery is now the rage till Saturday, in Pari, Personally we have Paris Her father and mother, Mr. and l.en.tpn by several years Burling-Mrs. Hugh S. Young, and her sister, ion News. j .Mary Pat Young, were at her bed- i side when she died. Kansas reports a rat that lives on bnrk. It is no unusual thine to feed the Sun. kitty with clilrs. Baltimore Personally we haven't clone much toward helping Mr. Harding select a cabinet, hut It is his fault. Dal las News. i j ' - 'I Zero in efficiency Is shown by those Florida burglars who tried to, rob a bank that failed weeks ago. Denver Times. Thank goodness we're at the point where we can again ask for a dime's worth of something without being laughed at. Chula (Mo.) News. The trouble with merchandising may be that too many women are shopping on the wrong side of the windows. Pnssaic (N. J.) Herald . The reason why a woman wears furs in the summer and a low-neck dress In the winter is because she is a woman. Nauvoo (III.)) Inde pendent. A Kane surgeon operated upon himself successfully for appendicitis. At this rate man will soon become his own undertaker. Harrlsburg (Pa.) Patriot. We have a friend who smokes a cigar that will keep on being manu factured If the Kentucky night rid ers keep tobacco off the market for 1,000 years. Washington Post. About the only difference we no tice between the old postage stamps and the new Pilgrim ones is that the latter require about 40 per cent more spit. Eaton (Colo.) Herald. The editor of this sheet is both underpaid and underfed. x Come a- running with that subscription you owe us. You don't know Just how bully It makes us feel to have a few "bucks" In our Jeans. Tickle us. St. Mary's (W. Va ) Leader. WANTED Men or Women to take orders among friends and neighbors for the genuine guaranteed hosiery, full Hue tor men women and children. Eliminates darning. We pay 7 5o an hour spars time, or f SI.OG'a week for ne-;ruu time, experience unnecessary, Write International Stocking Mills, ' Norrlstown, Pa. S-lOt 3C TSt EL JXM.I YER SAL CAR MOTOR WITH COMFORT IX A FORD SEDAN When you ride In a Ford Sedan or Coupe, you ride in comfort weather holds no fear for you. A minute, and your car is transformed. Windows down, windshield open t'-.e Ford Coupe or Sedan affords the coolness and breezlness of the open car. Windows up, windshield closed and you are protected from rain, wind, sleet or snow. And bear this in mind. The Ford Sedan costs you. no more than the ordinary open car. In fact, the Fori Sedan costs you less to buy, war tax lii'luded, than any touring car manufactured in the United States, except, of course, the Ford. Compa-e the prices yourself. Come In let us show you the Ford Sedan or Coupe. Better get your order In now while prompt tlel.ery is possible. And never forget the matchless "Ford After-Service" Riven Ford owners by Ford dealers msans the continuous use of your car. AM AUTO BEAVER DAM, KY. CSSSSSZlSEga i&ZZ!ZPT?n i? fTTiH MiUi IS KILLED IV ! I5.SKKTI:.1.I GAME Lexington, Ky., DeniL-o Mildred M;irch 26. Miss Young, 22 years Memorial exercises were held a Patterson Hall, the girls' dormitory of the college. The services were In charge of the Pkev. Henjamin J. Bush. The body, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Young, was taken to Plneville for burial. TO INSPECT DOMESTIC SCIENCE IN HIGH SCHOOLS Frankiort, Ky., March 26. Miss' Betsy Madison, state supervisor of Home economics education, left here mer school for teachers in Mi-Crack-, lts aud 12 tned S0WS' lrert en county in connection with the ; by four Unrelated boai'S will summer school program of the state give C'liaiice of excellent se department of education . The lectioil. schools are designed to train teach ers to meet the higher requirements of the 1920 school law. While in Western Kentucky Miss Madison al so will inspect the domestic science departments of various high schools. FINE FLAVORED SALMON The pink salmon is the smallest member ot the salmon family, aver aging about four pounds In weight It matures in two years and Is found In great numbers in Puget Sound and along the Alaska coast. Its flesh is ot a coral-pink tint and is especially tender and delicately flav ored. The chum or white salmon is lurger fish, averaging about eight pounds. It matures In from three to four years, "runs" in the fall and is widely distributed along the North Pacific coast. It Is distinguished by the trout-like color ot Its flesh which is a creamy white. This sal mon is also sometimes called keta. BACKACHE.PAIN IN SIDE, HEADACHE Nashville, Tenn. "Dr. Pierce's Fv Torlta Prescription Is the best med icine I have ever taken. I suffered for a long time with feminine trouble. I would become so nervous that I would havs to give up and lis down until I would iV get quiet. I suf- k fDMj Mil. I. k..b. aches, pains in my side and bearing Dulna. I would also have periodical spells ot sick headaches. I eould not eat or sleep and got where I was a physioal wreck. I daclded to give Favorite Prescrip tion a trl il and it completely cured me. MH3.. AUCE MoCLOUD. ItllS SUtb Ave. N. 4U dn$gitU. 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FOR SALE UY ; KEENE'S STOCK FARM Gilts and Sows, open and bred: Young Boars and Pigs, Pigs $25 and Up. Special prices to Pig Club Members. Breeders of Big Type Poland .Chinas. The litter from 1G Farm site, Reed, Ky. Post Office Stanley, Ky., R. R. 3. ELEPHONEg SUPPLIES 'V- NO NEEDTO WAIT I have Telephones and Supplies in stock. Make a specialty of Kepair work. If you need Wire, Brackets, Pins, Spools, Insulated Wire, Lightning Arresters, Switches or any part of a telephone, call, write or phoue m$ . G. W. MOFFETT, Mutual Phone No. 1, BEAVER DAM, KY. A few Second-hand Telephones, la stock.