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FROM MEADOWBROOK FARM By Williem Pitt A brood sow must be fed properly. Kill Canadian thistles and quick grass. Wheat bran and oats make strong bones in tbe colt. The usual time required for churn ing is about 20 minuter. Improvements furnish a few com forts and all something to admire. Rub ofT the water sprouts between the thumb and Anger as soon as they appear. A lazy man should never breed colts, for he must be alert and on the Job if he wishes to succeed. Man Imitates nature. By grafting schemes he improves on nature. After that nature imitates man. An attendant should be on hand at the time of birth, for a little timely help has saved many a valuable colt. Clean water, pure air and sunshine are all free; and they are necessary in the production of pure, wholesome milk. Pigs, and in fact all hogs, should have ready access at all times to salt and ashes. Charred corn cobs are also excellent. Filth and dampness are great hind rances. The first fosters vermin; the secofid brings most dangerous ail ments to fowls. Some people claim that a hog is a scavenger by nature, but he certainly thrives better on clean feed and de cent surroundings. Watch for cabbage bugs and cab bage worms. These Insects usually cause trouble when the weather gets dry and food is scarce. The dominant secret of successful swine raising is to keep the pigs that come In a given season of the year as uniform in size as possible. All of the corn ground should be manured or otherwise well fertilized for a large yield, and no farmer should be Content with a small yield. Eternal vigilance is the price of having the best; so one must watch for Insect pests and be ready with in secticides and fungicides to destroy them. Many farmers for the past few years are disking their corn ground before plowing, claiming that it not only benefits the soil, but makes plowing easier. Soy beans are apt to be low In germination unless tbe seed is fresh and has been properly stored. It is well to germinate all seed before planting. A ration of corn, oats and timothy is not satisfactory for producing fin ished horses for market, but may be materially Improved by the addition of oil meal. The cow's appetite Is important, but it should not be abused. As much harm comes from allowing her to eat too much as comes from not allowing her to eat enough. It Is a good plan to keep all vegeta tion down around the hives, so that it will not Interfere with the filght of the working bees, their hive and the feeding ground. The best dairymen now practise In tensive methods with their cows, ma king them yield the greatest amount of milk possible by liberal feeding and the best of shelter and other care. Geese may be picked every six weeks in warm weather, but they must be well fed. When they are picked often they do not lay. as the growth of new feathers weakens and deblli tates them. Few sheep have as good care as they ought to have. Too many farmers leave them to shift for themselves. They can't do their best that way. Make much of your sheep. They are one of the best kind of property on the farm. Jhe texture of butter depends part ly on the animal, partly on feed, and partly upon the temperature of the cream when churned. Cows that give the richest milk make the most solid butter. In summer the feeding of a small quantity of cotton seed meal will help to make the butter firm. Bisulphide of carbon on a piece of burlap or oakum, thrown quickly down a pocket gopher's burrow, preferably when the soil is moist. Professor Washburn. Minnesota entomologist, says has killed many pocket gophers In his experiment work. He uses half a pint of bisulphide at a burrow. All soils with a retentive subsoil ah«>uld be tile drained, and work should be most perfectly planned nnd exe cuted. Should water stand a few hours tja the land a season's crop may be lost. Soil that is well drained will al low the heat and air to penetrate to a greater depth and will withstand drought better than one that Is not. Sheep gain in clover. Plant young, medium-size trees. Every farmer should improve his land. The strawberry will thrive in a great variety of soils. A ration rich in protein Is tbe only ration fit for the brood sow. A wheel hoe is a very good paying investment for any one who has a garden. Unleached wood ashes sown broad cast in the orchard will prove bene ficial. Start the milk with the thumb and finger if the colt is not very strong, or if the udder is at all hard. Dust the climbing roses with sul phur early in the morning, while the dew is on, to prevent mildew. A cool, well ventilated pen is ideal, but it must be free from drafts or you will surely have trouble. The ground is a bank in which the farmer invests manure, seed, tilling, time had thought. All aro important. There Is no better or cheaper place to develop a young horse and put him In proper shape for market than on farm. Sweet corn may be canned and kept through the winter, but it requires considerable time and patience to cook it properly. Red top and alsike are as much a standard mixture for wet meadows as timothy and red clover for the better and drier uplands. Two drones cost as much to raise as three workers, and after they are raised they keep on eating, while the workers labor for you. The chief value of the Runner ducks and the point which has made them the most talked of In duck history is their great laying habits. Good roads contribute much toward rural development. The money spent upon building and maintaining roads returns in splendid dividends. The farmer who grows a liberal sup ply of roots for his hogs seldom has much trouble with the ordinary dis eases to which swine are subject. Difference in individuals to produce maximum flow of milk should prompt every dairyman to weed out his in ferior animals as early as possible. When the ewe has lambed, if the lamb,\after becoming dry is not able to obtain the ewe's milk of Its own accord, it should be assisted in doing so. To obtain the earliest and finest vegetables the soil should be kept fine and loose throughout the growing sea son by frequent hoelngs or cultiva tions. A gfeod bee smoker rightly used Is necessary to handle bees, as by Its use one can subdue them so that they may be handled with few if any stings. The amateur must learn to thin ruthlessly. Plants that grow too close ly together never do well. Pinch off all the suckers from fruit and orna mental trees. Unless the owner Is a thorough fancier and has time and facilities for keeping them unmlxed the keeping of more than one variety is exasperating and seldom profitable. Make bird-houses and thus secure the presence and esteem of these active insect-destroyers. Also protect every toad and try to keep a few about the home place. When a hen Is through setting burn all the old nest material, disinfect the nest box and give It a coat of liquor lice-klller to make a good Job of It, and then put in fresh material. After the hay has been In the mow a few weeks the leaves become ten der. and when the hay is bandied for feeding purposes break off and go to waste. This waste Is far greater than generally realized by most farmers. Keep some kind of a crop growing In the garden the enlre season. If nothing else is done sow wheat or rye on the vacant places to keep weeds from springing up and maturing seed. Weeds ripen In a very short time. If they are allowed to grow. The greatest profit in raising bees is secured by a well-directed method of dividing, the colonies when In a proper condition to do so, and re straining their instincts, as far as may be, to swarm when the surround ing circumstances are unfavorable for an increase of colonies. The cows which produce best are usually those which were well pre pared for their milking period. Breed and strain or family are Important factors, but important and necessary as they both are. neither, in itself, is a guarantee of production. Feed is equally, and possibly more important. If the busy woman on the farm finds it takes too much time to make her butter into pound prints, which are some trouble to make and still more difficult to keep without ice. she can purchase small jars of crocks which hold a pound each, and which cost but a few cents, the customers to return them when the butter is used. Don't wait until the clover heads have all turned brown before you be gin *o cut it for hay. If you do you will lose just about one-half of the feeding value of the crop. Cut red clover as nearly in full bloom as pos sible. Start the mower when the field looks red, when about two-thirds of the clover is in full bloom. Before you get the crop secured It will be pretty ripe for good hay. LATE MARKET QUOTATIONS DENVER MARKETS. Cattle. Beef steers, grain fed, good to choice 5.75©G.50 Beef steers, grain fed, fair to good 6.0005.75 Beef steers, good to choice 4.50 0 5.25 Beef steers, grassers, fair to good 3.8504.40 Cows and heifers, grain fed, good to choice 5.00©5.50 Cows and heifers, grain fed, fair to good 4.35(9)5.00 Cows and heifers, grassers good to choice 3.50©4.25 Cows and heifers, grassers fair to good 2.25© ?.35 Stock cows and heifers ... .2.5003.00 Canners and cutteis 1.50© 2.0'0 Veal calves 5.5007.25 Bulls 2.65© 3.25 Stags 3.0004.00 Feeders and stocktrs, good to choice 4.00©4.75 Feeders and Stockers, fair to good 3.25© 4.00 Feeders and stockers, com mon to fair 2.50©3.25 Hogs. Good hogs 7.40© 7.65 Sheep. Ewes 3.25©3.85 Wethers 3.75© 4.25 Yearlings 4.25© 4.75 Lambs 6.7507.30 Grain. Wheat, choice milling, per 100 lbs. $1.47. Rye, Colorado, bulk, per 100 lbs., $1.05. Idaho oats, sacked, $1.75; Nebraska oats, sacked, $1.50; corn in sacks, $1.34; corn chop, sacked. $1.35; bran, Colorado, per 100 lbs., $1.30. Hay. Upland, per ton, $13.00© 14.00; sec ond bottom, $10.60 © 11.50; timothy, $12.60© 13.r0; alfalfa, $ll.OO © 12.00; straw, $4.00© 5.00; South Park wire grass. $15.50© 1C.50. San Luis valley wire grass, $15.00© 16.00. Dressed Poultry. Turkeys 22 ©23 Turkeys, choice 20 ©2l Turkeys, medium 18 Hens, fancy 15 ©l6 Hens, medium 13 ©l4 Ducks 16 ©l7 Geese 14 Broilers, lb 17 ©2O Roosters 08 ©O9 Live Poultry. Hens 12 ©l3 Springs, lb 15 ©l3 Roosters 09 Ducks 13 ©l4 Geese . . . 09 ©lO Turkeys, lb 19 ©2O Butter. Elgin 28 Creameries, ex. East., lb .. Creameries, ex. Colo., lb .. Creameries, 2d grade, lb. ..27 028 Process and renovated ... 26 ©27 Packing stock 21% Eggs. Eggs, Denver, candled, case ... 4.50 MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS. Boston Wool. Boston, August s.—The commercial Bulletin says of the wool market . There is a former tone clearly ap parent, although business has become rather quiet again. Manufacturers are making Inquiries constantly, but they are not buying beyond sample bags. Prices are strong, but It is contended by the most conservative members of the trade that the goods market w ; IIl not develop satisfactorily if wool val ues are marked up too substantially. New light weight goods are not selling freely In spite of distinctly reasonable prices. Statistics of wool comprise 100.000 pounds of original Arizona at a slight advance over previous prices. New clip Nevada at 57© 60 cents, scoured; Old clothing Montana at 67c; fine scoured territory, 60©G2c; northern California, 55c; unwashed Ohio De- Line, 26%c; quarterblood Ohio, 27c; Ohio fine unmerchantable, 25c; Austra lian, 46s at 56c, and clean and 60s at 52c. Bt. Louis Wool. St. Louis.—Wool—Steady. Medium grades combing and clothing, 23© 24%c; light fine, 19021 c; heavy fine, 15©17c; tub washed, 25© 33c. Denver Clearings. Denver.—Bank clearings for the week ended August 4th were $7,630,- 000, a decrease of 11 per cent from the corresponding week last year. Bt. Louis Lsad and Spelter. St Louis —I-ead —Sellers at $4.30. Spelter—Dull, $5.05. Galveston Cotton. Galveston, Texas —Cotton, steady, 14%c. Chicago Options. Chicago—Cash quotations were as follows: Flour —Steady. Rye—No. 2. 77% ©76c. Barley—Feed or mixing, 48©56c; fair to choice malting, 60©68c. Flaxseed No. 1 Southwestern, $2.33; No. 1 Northwestern, $2.55. Provisions —Mess pork, per bbl., $22.00022.25; lard, per 100 lbs., $11.57%; short ribs, sides (loose), $11.12%011.5O; short clear aides (boxed), $11.75012.00. New York Metals. New York—Standard copper quiet. Spot and September, $12.05©12.25. Tin —Easy. Spot. $33.00© 33.50; Sep tember, $32.75033.10. Lead—Quiet. New York. $4.4004.50 and East SL Louis, $4.2004.30. Spelter—Quiet. New York, $5.20© 6.40, and East St. Louis, $4.9004.97%. Iron —Easy. Northern $16.50016.50 ;( southern, $15.75016.25. Hints For Hostess TIMELY SUGGESTIONS for Those Planning Seasonable Entertainments Games for Children. A young mother said to mo the oth er day: "Your department Is fine and I often find Just what I want, but can you help me out with new games for the children?** During vacation It seems that the what-to-do question frequently comes up for mother to solve. I hope the following pastimes will prove Interest ing, and make loads of fun for the youngsters. The first Is railed Hu man Nine Pins. The boys are set up just like nine pins at the **nd of the room or on the lawn; they stand on one foot (left one), with the right one placed behind the left knee, arms fold ed. The girls roll the ball, taking turns. When the ball Is rolled they may hop aside to escape being touched; but. if the ball touches them or they put down the other foot, they are supposed to be knocked down and out. This continues just like the real game, a score being kept and prizes awarded. Young children love this game: Take barrel hoops and wind them with gay ribbons or crepe' paper, suspend a small bell In the center. Hang the hoop up and give each guest a small bean bag the some color as tho hoop. The altn Is to ring the bell when thrown through the hoop Five trials are allowed, the one who rings the most out of the five is given a re ward. , A little game ca! ; ed "Royalty'* needs sn equal number of girls and boys. One boy Is chosen "king" and a girl as “queen.” Then they sit in two rows facing each other. Kach follow er is numbered. At the same moment the king and queen calls a number, tho two playqrs bearing the numbers get up and run around the circle, the queen after the king's follower. If she catches him before he completes tho circle he pays forfeit; If she does not the king's subject collects a tribute WORK FOR THE HOME A beautiful lamp mat of oriental appearance caught my eye In a friend's house, says s writer in the Boston Herald. “Of what Is that made?" I asked. "Oh,” she answered. "I made that myself. It Is paper aloyd." And this Is how It Is done: Tou will need heavy brown wrapping pa *er, old dimity or lawn from worn jut curtains (or some like soft mate rial) and two kinds of wall paper, one with a plain, striped or chained background and one with large con ventlonal or flower design In a con trasting color. Cut out the background paper in tbe shape and form desired, applique on It the figures cut from the othef paper in regular pattern, line wltf the dimity and paste a double layer of the wrapping paper over the back It Is all very simple, but a little taste and Ingenuity will devise all sorts of quaint and unusual articles. The lamp mat Is perhaps tbe easi est to make; the one shown In tbe drawing was. in wistaria design over silver paper. The edges may be bound with narrow passepartout tape cf the required shade, but caroful pae*- ing is really all that Is necessary. The cottage Jardiniere Is mado to cover flower-pots of plebeian earth enware. It is a simple strip of tbe right size, rolled Into a tube and fas tened with large size paper fasten ers. Here it Is of black over red. Or It may be laced with tape or LITTLE FRILLS OF DRESS The New Coloring In Women’s Acces sories Is Now More Varied Than Ever Before. The woman who supplies herself early with all the gowns she will need for the summer always la In danger of growing weary of them before It la time to change to garments of heavier weight. However, If she understands the value of accessories she will know that each of her costumes can be made to be put on an air of newness. Just now many varieties of neck wear that have been in evidence for the last few months are turning up In slightly different guise. There has been no radical change In the forma, but touches of color now are more generally used than formerly. One of the Broadway shops is showing an assortment in which little silk or satin roses are much in evidence, nearly always In two colors. This season one sees exquisite color effects never known before. The little roses are most off*” used In pairs. They serve from her. When nil the numbers have been called the game Is finished. The Practical Shower. A young woman much beloved In her neighborhood, was to be married, and this delightful shower was ar ranged: She had grown up from baby hood on the same street, and one of her mother’s friends suggested that the neighbors contribute the price of a dozen napkins and tablecloth. Then they had a thimble party and the linen was hemmed and roonogramed. The bride was perfectly delighted. Try this when planning a “linen’' shower. It was no more costly than for each guest to give a separate bit of linen. The same idea has been carried out in sheets and pillow cases, also towels. By the way, at afternoon affairs ginger lemonade Is quite the thing with tiny fancy crackers or biscuit, as our Eng lish cousins call them. MADAME MERRI. FANCIES of FASHION Sashes aro with us again In glorlouß array. Tulle and Irish lace are frequently combined. Fewer turbans nre seen ns the sea son advances. Skirts for evening dresses are some what fuller. The latest hosiery shows more elab orate patterns. Of suede and stamped leather bags there Is on end. Linen suits are lu. old blue, mustard, raisin, brown, greer, catawba and lav ender. For evening wear there Is a return of colored Irish litco, dyed to match the gown. ribbon, as Is the square wastebasket of pink on green and gold. This should be of very heavy paper throughout; even an extra lining of thin art paste board would not cotne amiss. It Is made In four pieces, with a heavy card board bottom, arfi la then laced to gether. Those articles where the Inside shows should have a lining more artis tic than brown paper. Plain colored wallpaper, perhaps, the same as the background, is good; and then there ' are tar paper and *>ld shading. Both the candle and lamp shades should be mounted over wire frames. The dimity lining nay be sewed over, stretched tight, and the others pasted on it. The fringing can be bought by the yard at any upholsterer's. Tho candlesbade Is bluff on gold; the lamp shade, two shades nT green and white. The picture frame may be of any shape, and has a cardboard back, pasted on so that the glass and pic ture can slide In easily. Or a plain cardboard frame may be purchased and covered and lined. The frame shown here is red on white. Any number o f other ornaments and conveniences may be made by CM* < narming work. Tubes for rolling em broideries, glove rolls, pen rackr, let ter cases, book covers; the list fs al most endless. It makes easy and de lightful work tor the shut-in who can use her hands. The paste used should be library paste for the lighter articles and glue for the heavier. Sharp shears should be employed for cutting, though a knife Is better for tbe card board. Be very careful that the fig ures are carefully cut out, and that they are accurately placed; better measure with pencil and rule. The work is so simple that it Is made by the children in the elemen tary schools; It la bo pretty that ft nay grace any living room. With an cccasional border of brocade or m touch of watercolor, it becomes an art that Is worthy of attention from our lovers of novelty. to attach jabots and conceal the fas tening mechanism of Dutch collars, and they pop up a!?o In places where they ate purely ornamental. Many of the Dutch frills now have headings of satin ribbon, laid in folds nnd fastened with a smart little bow. Some ethereal creations that hav> Just arrived from Paris have the bow without tbe folds at the edge. They are double frills of lace edged net, with cascades of the same material falling from the bow that fastens them. Separate Shirtwaists. Instead of sewing the batiste and net yokes In the waists wear them. It Is not necessary to make a whole underwaist for the yoke as some wom en do, but make it large enough so it can be drawn down at the corners and fastened with a small pin to the corset cover. It should be fastened at the front and back. This method has an other advantage; the yoke sets more smoothly and never “hikes up’’ in tbe back, as some pf the yokes do when sewed cn the dresses. ■CASTORIA For Infanti and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought ■Dodro uxo Promotes Digestion,Cheerful (i ness and Rest. Contains neither of A Air 1} Opium .Morphine nor Mineral #l\ IF ti Not Nar c otic (tUlr ft •tomDrSAfa’sirm/rsx I Air f! - \ If I R MOM• 1 lit - \ ip- ft Jft* In . Cl.rS.US*,.r. 1 11 U \ k j,o L y * || A|l $0 A perfect Remedy for Conshpa- | Jtii II S H Mil 3 lion. Sour Stomach,Diarrhoea, f ■ 0* w w h*C Worms .Convulsions .Feverish- 1 11/ » n fjvs ness and Loss OF SLEEP 1 ■ LAI* ||UAP jgtl 'Facsimile Signature of y Thirtv Ypar* M The Centaur JIIIIIV IUQI 9 kiPS CASTORIA Bact Cop? of WrmppK. WILLY WAS TOO LIBERAL Oversupply of Alcoholic Btimulants Disturbed Schedule of Funeral Arrangements. Dean Ramsay’s memoirs contain an anecdote of an old woman of Straths pey. Just before her death she sol emnly instructed her grandnephew: "Willy, l*m deein’, and as ye'll hae the charge o* a’ I have, mind now that as much whisky is to be used at my fu neral os there was at my baptism.” Willy, having no record of tho quan tity consumed at the baptism, decided to give every mourner as much as he wished, with the result that the fu neral procession, having to traverse ten miles to the churchyard on a short November day, arrived only at nightfall. Then it was discovered that the mourners, halting at a wayside inn, had rested the coffin on a dyke and left it there when they resumed their journey. The corpse was a day Jate in arriving at the grave. THE BEST OF ITS KIND Is always advertised. In fact It only pays to advrrtlso fond things. When you *♦•« an article advertised In this paper year after year you can be absolutely certain that there Is merit to It bc< aus« the con tinued sale of any article depend* upon merit nnd to keep on advertising one must keep on *efhng. All good tilings have Imitator*, but Imitation* are not ad vertised. They have no reputation to sus tain. they never espert to have any per manent sale and your dealer would never sell them If he studied your Interests. Sixteen years ago Allen's Foot-Ease, the antlsepth- Powder for the feet, was first sold, and through newspaper advertising and through people telling each other what a good thing It was for tired and aching feet It has now a permanent sale, and nearly 200 ao-ra!led foot powders have been nut on the market with tha hope of profiting by the reputation which has been built up for Allen's Foot-Rase. When you ask for an article advertised In the se papers sec that you get It. Avoid subatliutes. An Unnecessary System. “You ought to have a burglar alarm system in your house.'' said tho elec trical supply agent, "so that you will be awakened if a burglar raises one of tho windows or opens a door at night." • “No burglar can get In hero while we are peacefully sleeping," replied Mr. Newpop. "We are weaning our baby." Pretty Bad. Mrs. Hoyle—Does your husband use bad language at home? Mrs. Doyle—He talks to me as If I were a fountain pen. Far nod. If eh lag Eyelids. 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A nurse had been called an a wit ness to prove the correctness of tha bill of s physician "Let tin get at the facts In tha case," said tbe lawyer, who was go ing a cross-examination stunt. "Didn't the doctor make several visits after the patient was out of danger?" "No, sir," answered the nurse. "I considered the patient In danger as long as the doctor continued his vis its.” rVifi.tlpsttnn r**M* »M aggravate, many flows dtvaw*. |t la tu.r..u«hl> mrH kf l*r It.res’* I’lMiut ivilru Tk- rlvflt* famllT laaattvs. A man s argument Is nearly always self-convincing. Mrs. Winslow'S Soothing Hyrvja. Forrhlt-lren within* SaMMUMi*li<r> Msl».cura*eia«l«nll*. tcawu* If a fireman antagonizes you, toll him to go fo blazes. Don’t Persecute your Bowels SSWafMifidnrsuim TWf wtnsl inli-«MaWT. Try CARTER'S LJTTLE^BP**. LIVER FILLS Pu,J T A a- * Carters U fci.ilt Ml ** mILm b.. 5a.11 Pill, ShmU Do., Somll Pric Gnain mu. Signature PATFNT ■ Ml bln I huroMWa ».1 - - - : 3 W. N. U-, DENVER, NO. 33>1910.