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“Were you
‘‘No. But I’ve known heaps of men
that were.”
Only a Moose.
“The modern woman Isn’t a bluff,”
asserted Mrs. Gobbolink, looking up
from her newspaper. “This suffrage
movement has more In it thau mere
ideas. The new woman Is brave and
fearless. Here is a story of a woman
up in Canada who killed a mouse. Il
seems that she—”
•‘lmpossible!” interjected Mr. Gob
bolink. “There musft be some mis
take —read it again.’’
Mrs. Gobbolink searched out the
paragraph and then blushed vividly.
“How stupid of me,’’ she stammered.
“1 did make a mistake. It wasn’t a
mouse she killed —nothing but ?
Unfortunate Man.
A tourist in the mountains of Ten
nessee once had dinner with a queru
lous old mountaineer who yarned
about hard times for 15 minutes at a
stretch. “Why, man,” said the tour
ist, “you ought to be able to make
lots of money shipping green corn to
the northern market.” "Yes, I orter,”
was the sullen reply. “You have rhe
land,” I suppose, and can get the
seed.” “Yes, I guess so.” “Then why
don’t you go into the speculation?”
“No use, stranger,” sadly replied the
cracker; “the old woman is too lazy
to do the plowin’ and plantln.’ ”
The more a woman runs after a
man the easier it is for her not to
catch him.
A bowl of crisp
T oasties
and cream —
the thing’s done!
Ready to serve right
out of the pacKage.
“The Memory Lingers”
Battle Creek, Mich.
Animal Should Not Be Allowed to Run
With Cows or Heifers—Exercis
ing Pole Is Excellent.
After the bull is old enough for serv
ice he should not be allowed to run
with young heifers or cows, but should,
in suitable weather, be exercised daily.
An exercising pole with chain, bal
anced by swivel Joint (a one and one
half or two-inch wheel axle with box)
upon the top of a stout post, which
stands seven or eight feet above
ground, la satisfactory. Make the pole
a— H — t " 7 *j 1
Exercising Merry-Go-Round.
as long as requisite strength and con
venience will permit, that the bull may
out a good-sized circle about the post,
says the Country Gentleman. On the
top of the small end of the pole fasten
a sash pulley, and, at a point just for
ward of the line of the post, a corre
sponding pulley; also, at Intervals be
tween the pulleys, put two or three
sorew-eyes to guide the chain from
pulley to pulley.
Bore boles vertically through the
pole for the ends of the chain to fall
through. At the outer end of the
chain attach a strong swivel snap
hook, and at the other end hang a
weight just heavy enough to take up
the slack chain as the bull raises his
head. The chain should be, when the
weight is raised up against the pole,
only long enough to permit the bull to
)ie down comfortably. When the bull
is old enough for service he should
thereafter never be allowed to have
his liberty; but daily exercise should
not be omitted. The exercising pole
might be placed under a roof or build
ing, but In winter it should be under
cover and in the shade in summer.
Receptacle Shown In Illustration Over
comes One of Greatest Difficul
ties of Farmer.
One of the greatest difficulties that
•onfronts the stock raiser during dry
immer weather is that of keeping
f il
Water Trough for Stock.
pure water for the stock. The Illus
tration shows a method employed by
an Illinois fa mer for several years,
says tbe Homestead. Bury an old zinc
tank or some other construction that
will hold at least 50 gallons of water,
hi this place a large size water barrel,
bore some three or four holes in the
bottom end of this just below the top
of the oatside tank. In these holes
place an iron tube as much as an inch
in diameter and the enclosure tank
will always be full of water and there
is no waste.
Market Hogs Early.
How should we manage the hog
marketing proposition? It is a simple
proposition, but few farmers have
backbone to carry It out. Wo would
advise a farmer with thrifty sboats to
purchase corn during the summer
months, if it does seem high; and
crowd his hogs on the market at the
earliest possible moment. As to the
exact date of profitable marketing we
would suggest early September as
•he most propitious season, the weath
er being about the proper tempera
ture to promote the fattening process.
Simply begin to push the fattenors at
once and about the time farmers be
gin to hog down their corn or to feed
H to their hogs in various ways you
dispose of yours, avoiding the drop
that Invariably fellows the fall ship
ment of fat hogs.
Hog Forage.
Experiments at one of the state sta
tions showed that red clover ranked
among the first as hog forage, because
•f the palatableness of the food
throughout the season, and also be
cause of Its adaptability to rotations.
The average amount of pork produced
per acre was 572.2 pounds. Corn fed
to eix-cent hogs on clover was worth
>8 cents per bushel.
Teaching Foal to Eat.
Teadfe the foal to eat early in life.
Bran and whole oats are good, one to
four of oats, or thereabouts. Give all
H wltl eat. Including some hay. Wean
•nly when It Is eating well. The first
winter let It run loose, if possible, in
a box, H this is not possible, then
torn out every day.
Watering Sheep.
Sheets do not drink much water, but
what little there is drunk must bo ab
solutely clean,
6ome people assert that sheep do not
drink water at all, but it may be be
•aose they do not have a chance to get
oleon water and must subsist on the
tew on the grass.
Should Be Krpt Away From Pork Mak
er* and Most of Corn Removed
From Their Ration.
Breeding sows should be separated
from the porkmekers and most of the
corn removed from their ration. Fat
ty tissues and padded Internal organs
work disaster to the breeding sow, for
as she fattens she becomes lazy and
takes very little exercise. This tardy
task Is costly to the breeder of swine,
for instead of vigorous, active pigs, he
will have uneven, puny squealers, that
persist In crawling under the bedding
and around the place where the moth
er usually settles, and then he is done
for. Exercise above all else is con
ductive to strong litters, while the
sow’s ration should be made up large
ly of muscle and bone-growing feeds,
such as oats, bran, skim milk, short
cut clover or alfalfa. It is not the fat
test nor the biggest pig at birth that
makes the heaviest hog, but rather the
one that has the ability to move about
freely and fight for his special platter
at the nurse table.
Bag Invented by Massachusetts Man
Supplies Oats Only as Fast as Ani
mals Can Eat Them.
Any person who has watched horses
eating their noonday meals along the
I streets cannot fail to have noticed how
much of the feed was wasted when the
animals tossed their heads to get at
the oats in the bottom of the bags. A
Massachusetts man has designed a
feed bag which saves all this waste
and In addition makes the horse eat
slower, go that he gets all the ben
efit of the food. The bag is made
in two sections, one for the animal’s
head and the other for the feed.
An opening at the bottom allows
Horse Feed Bag.
the oats to flow into the compart
ment in which the horse has his
head, but only as fast as he eats
them. He does not have to toss
his head about and even If he does
there is no waste as the compart
ment containing the feed Is closed
at the top. By eating slowly, too, he
Is satisfied- with less feed than
If he bolted It. When not in use
the bag can be folded up and car
ried In th® tool box under the
Shade for P!gs.
Every pasture should be provided
with shade for the pigs in very hot
weather. The small shed is always a
necessity, but this should be placed on
very high ground, where the air can
have a good sweep.
The hog is pretty nearly all a bun
dle of money, and he should not be
neglected in any manner.
Sheep in Cornfield.
vVhen the pasture begins to wither
and get short, turn the flock of sheep
into the cornfield. They will eat noth
ing but the weeds and the lower
blades of corn, which makes the finest
of browsing now, but which, if they
are not utilized soon, dry up and are
entirely lost
Blinders on Horses.
A horse with blinders on the public
road is about as comfortable as a wo
man wearing a poke bonnet walking
through a field where a vicious bull is
Pigs in Grass.
When pigs are six weeks old they
may be turned Into grass and clover
pasture if the weather is warm; if
cold and the ground wet, keep them la
dry, roomy pens.
Best Paying Cow.
The cow that is paying the best
profit nine times out of ten Is the cow
that milks the year around.
Many of us could increase the
number of hogs we carry and do It
at a profit.
At the first sign of trouble In a
horse Immediate attention should be
given to remedying it
The housing of the horse should be
looked after much more carefully
than Is generally the case.
Study over your situation carefully
and figure "whether you cannot handle
a few more hogs at a profit.
Root crops are almost too expensive
to use on any considerable scale In
fattening sheep for market
Many of us who give every care to
our cows, sheep and other animals,
give little care to our horses.
Fall-born ram lambs maJre fine,
strong fellows when they are year
frigs and ready to go into service.
According to a distinguished vet
erinarian, It Is filth that causes most
of the diseases of domestic animals.
Practical breeders claim that ’be
best sheep develop from fall-Bom
luxnba that are dropped in September.
Geeville Trumpet Blast of Free
dom Scores a Beat.
Esteemed Citizen Enters Subscription
For Life in Appreciation of
* Snake Story.
In a memorable issue of the Gee
fllle Trumpet Blast of Freedom, when
I was editor, there was printed among
the “Wingings from Wild Gander” an
item which, as I recall It, read some
thing like this:
‘‘Our genial and efficient sheep and
calf pelt buyer, Josiah Poindexter,
was driving along tie Catfish Corners
road the other day, when he saw a big
rattlesnake coiled on a rock, evidently
waiting for somebody to come along.
Josiah was the first one to come, and
thq snake reached out for his horse.
It didn’t quite get there, and before
It could make another reach Josiah
got out an let it have the big end of a
club Consequence is that there’s a
five-foot, three-inch rattlesnake pelt
hanging on Josiatfs barn door, and
Josiah says it has shrunk three inches
since he peeled it off of that incon
siderate snake. Ninteen rattles and
a button was what the varmint made
music with.”
I did not know then that three feet
ten and a half inches and seven rat
tles had always been the extreme
limit to which anyone was permitted
to indulge himself in telling about
bagging a rattlesnake in that commu
nity without straining the credulity of
bis fellow-citizens and losing his
j standing in society, or I would have
“I’m Coin’ to Take Your Paper Per Life.”
edited quite a lot of space out of that
Josiah Poindexter rattler; but I would
have lost a subscriber for life if I
A few days after The Trumpet Blast
for that week was out, a yellow-whis
kered man, wearing a coonskin cap
and carrying a groundhog trap, came
Into the office. He sat down and
“Howdy do? Be you the editor?”
I told him I was.
“Then,” said he, “I want you to
send your paper to Orlando W. Skid
fletcher, Wild’ Gander Ridge, care o’
the Widder Pipps, an’ you needn’t
stop it when the year is out, neither.
I’m goin’ to take your paper fer life.
That piece In it about Josiah Poin
dexter’s rattler last week is goin’ to
be a boon to a hull lot o’ long-sufferin’
an’ self-sackerficin’ folks in that baili
wick, I want to tell you, an’ is bound
to make a lot of other ones there feel
like goin’ off some’rs an’ kiverin’ their
faces fer shame. Truth has been
crushed to earth over that way now
fer better’n a good long spell, but that
piece in your paper about Josiah
Poindexter’s snake skin has come
along an’ bid her rise ag'in, an’ all
you’ve got to do. Captain, is to keep
your eye peeled an’ you’ll see her git
up. Orlando W. Skidfletcher, Wild
Gander Ridge, care o’ the Widder
Pipps. That’ll ketch me, an’ I’m your’n
fer life.”
I thanked the man, took down his
name and address, and said it would
be two dollars.
“Fer life?” said he.
“Oh, no!” I replied. “For one
year.” And I said I was glad to hear
that the Trumpet Blast had been of
service to him.
“Service!” he exclaimed, making no
move, though, toward producing the
dollars, and plainly dropping that
part of the transaction. “Say! I guess
you don't know what it is to have a
snake story on your mind an’ be
forced to keep it there for three years
an’ better, jest because yon didn’t
have the means to escape from your
feller-citizens if you rid yourself of it,
do you*!”
I assured Mr. Skidfletcher that I
never had been a victim of mental
thralldom such as that, and said that
his two dollars was going to come in
quite bandy just at that time, as I was
thinking of putting in a power press, I
told him, “and power presses cost con
siderable.” said I.
“An' you never knowed what it was
to sackerfice yourself,” said Mr. Skid
fletcher, waving the trifling matter of
money aside, “and to acshly set down
an’ lie because you didn’t dast tell the
truth, did you?”
I said I had never been face to face
with such an extremity as yet.
“Then you don’t know what It is to
suffer!” declared my new subscriber
for life. ‘‘An’ you can’t begin to ap
preciate what that piece in the Trum
pet Blast o’ Freedom Is bound to do
fer me an’ a long-sufferin’ constit
chency. No, sir! Why folks is corn
in’ forrids now with recollections o’
sarplnts long dead an’ gone, an’ un
burdenin’ their minds of ’em bold an’
fearless, an’ with tearful thanks, by
cats! that relief ain’t bein’ got at the
cost o’ personal standin’ in the dees
tric’! Yes, sir! Cornin’ forrids by the
ox load!”
I said I was pleased to hear it, and
that I had no doubt that others be
sides himself would be calling at the
Trumpet Blast office with two dollars ,
in their hands and ready to pass It
over to me, Just as he was.
“Why, say!” he exclaimed, still un
moved by the financial aspect of the
case, “if their consciences don’t turn
an’ prick some folks now, then some
folks’s consciences must have their
prickers wore clean down to the
gums! Fer instance, look at the time
I killed them nine rattlers over back
o’ the Snaggy Run medders. Jest look
at that time! Now I knowed how
some folks at Wild Gander looked on
a feller if he told about killin’ a rat
tler that was half an inch more than
they thought it ought to be, or had a
rattle or tw r o over the strict idee o’
how many rattles a snake killed by a
truth-tellin’ feller-citizen ought to
have, an’ so I acshly sot down an’ lied
when I told about the killin’ o’ them
nine snakes, ’cause I didn't dast tell
the truth. I told the folks, modest
like, that I had been over back o’ the
Snaggy Run medders an’ happened to
have the luck to kill five rattlers. The
biggest one, I said, was a little over
four-foot-three, an’ the rest of ’em, I
said, ranged from three-foot-eleven-’n
a-half to four-foot-one apiece, an’ that
they divided up eighty-three rattles
the lot. There I went an’ throwed off
four snakes from the mess, shortened
every sarpent from six inches to a
foot, an’ almost divided the rattles by
two, an’ never said a word about hav
in’ killed the hull ding caboodle of ’em
at one shot with a rifle; an’ yit, what
did some folks do? They sniffed at
me, an’ told me I better go an’ tell It
some’rs where no rattlesnakes hadn’t
never been born an’ brung up.
“So with a sad an’ sore heart I
turned my face away from the dees
tric’, an’ went over to the Panther
Holler tannery an’ asked fer a job o’
drivin’ mules. They asked me where
I come from, an’ I told ’em. They
asked me what my name was, an’ I
told ’em. Then the tannery man
edged away from me, an’ asked mo
if I was the feller that had told about
killin’ the whoppin’ big rattlers over
back o’ Snaggy Run medders, an’ I
told ’em I was. Then they said I’d
have to excuse ’em, but they was a
little p’tic’lar who they hired to drive
“So I lost that job, an’ I went over
to my own uncle on my mother’s side,
my uncle Hiram Whiffler, an’ asked
him fer the job o’ countin’ saw logs
at his mill. Uncle Hiram said he’d
like to give me the job first rate, but
he said he couldn’t hardly afford to
hire another man to go over the logs
an’ count ’em after me to see if there
was as many logs as I said there was.
“ ‘lf you want a job o’ this kind,
Orlando,’ says Uncle Hiram, ‘you
oughtn’t to kill your snakes so big
nor so many,’ says he.
“An’ so it has been goin’, Captain.
But now see! There never was no
rattlers over four foot long, eh! An’
seven rattles is the limit, eh? Well,
let ’em look at that sarpent o’ Josiah
Poinndexter’s, then, that the Trumpet
Blast o’ Freedom has brung up to
stare ’em in the face an’ shame ’em
down! Let ’em look at that an’ cower!
“Why, say, Captain! The Trumpet
Blast o’ Freedom has give our baili-
It &'>'
Josiah Let it Have the Big End of a
wick a shove ahead that she couldn’t
’a got by the buntin’ o’ seven thousand
twenty-boss power batterin’ rams ag in
her! Orlando Skidfletcher, Wild Gan
der Ridge, care of the Widder Plpps,
that’ll ketch me. An’ you needn’t both
er with no little two dollars a year!
Put me down fer life, by cats. An’
send her right along!”
Mr. Skidfletcher threw his wood
chuck trap over his shoulder, nodded
additional approval of the Trumpet
Blast and me, and went away. I was
so pleased to know that the Trumpet
Blast was such a power in the land
that I put Mr. Skidfletcher down, al
though what the Trumpet Blast par
ticularly needed just then more thar
approval was anew subscriber or twc
accompanied by the cash in advance
(Copyright, by W. G. Chapman.)
Sister—l have become engaged to
Brother —Whatever induced you to
do that?
Sister —Why Fred, of course!
“I can truthfully say Cuticura Rem
edies have cured me of four long
years of eczema. About four years
ago I noticed some little pimples
coming on my little finger, and not
giving it any attention, it soon became
worse and spread all over my hands.
If I would have them in water for a
long time, they would burn like fire
and large cracks would come. I could
lay a pin in them. After using all
the salves I could think of, I went to
three different, doctors, but all did
me no good. The only relief I got was
“So after hearing so much about the
wonderful Cuticura Remedies, I pur
chased one complete set, and after
using them three days my hands were
much better. Today my hands are
entirely well, one set being all I used.”
(Signed) Miss Etta Narber, R. F. D. 2,
Spring Lake, Mich., Sept. 26, 1910.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint
ment are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will be
mailed free on application to “Cuti
cura,” Dept. 2 L, Boston.
His Idea.
"An Ahkound is the best man of his
kind, isn’t he, pop?”
“I believe so, son.”
“Then, pop, if I kill more flies than
all the other fellows, I will beau
Ahkound of Swat?”
Important to Wlothere
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
infants and children, and see that it
In Use For Over 30
Children Cry for Fletcher’s Castoria
If a man owes a lot to his wife it’s
because she Is a poor collector.
The great horseman who is winning
most of the big races for fast trotters
with that farm horse, “R. T. C.,” record
2:08(4 says: “SPOHN’S DISTEMPER
CURE is the best remedy for all forms of
Distemper and coughs I have ever known.
I have used it a number of years.” All
druggists or send to manufacturers. 50c
and $1 a bottle. Spohn Medical Cos., Chem
ists, Goshen, Tnd., IT. S. A.
A wise youth never expresses his
Icve for an heiress C. O. D.
Stop the Pain.
The hcrt of a burn or a cut stops when
Cole’s Caibcdisalve Is applied. It heals
quickly and prevents scars. 25c and 50c by
druggists. For free sample write to
J. W. Cole & Cos., Black River Falls, Wis.
It’s one kind of tough luck to strike
oil when boring for water.
The Pure Food Law stopped the sale
of hundreds of fraudulent medicines. They
could not stand investigation. Hamlins
Wizard Oil has stood the test of investi
gation for nearly sixty years.
Some men never reach the top be
cause the elevator isn't running.
Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup for Children
teething, softens the gums, reduces inflamma
tion, allays pain, cures wind colic, 25c a bottle.
God is closer to us than any trou
ble can be.
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