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t j- , APfcIL 17, 1M1 I THE IR1CKINRIDQE KIWI, CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY PAOE SEVEN 'Vr" ft ft- IT V I ft '$' V V r ft i i s Si .' r t- SPRAYING AIDS FARMERS IN HAV ING BETTER FRUIT Cooperation In Buying Spray- ving Outfit Makes Possible for Farm Orchardists to Pre tect Fruit. "How is your orchard?" asked Brown. "No hope," said Jones. "Trees look prosperous enough, but I know the worms will be on them before fall. Entire crop was ruined last year. I am glad it was last year, becaunc fruit was a drug on the market, but I keep hoping some time I'll have a lot of apples which arc worth something, and I don't sec how that will come about it I can't keep "the insects out." "Have you thought of spraying?" "I'd like to, but I can't afford the outfit." "Same here." How The Plan Started. The two farmers then put their heads together and did some thinking. A sprayings outfit with motor and force pump costs more than either of them could afford, but it would not be in operation more than a few hours, or most days., in any one orchard. It could take care of 15 or 20 ordinary farm orchards in the sca son when spraying is effective, and it "was easy to call to mind many fanners in the vicinity who were in the same position as themselves. Of course, it would have been possible for one man to obtain capital, buy a sprayer, and cover all the orchards, but htey were in the farming business and not the commercial spraying busi ness. Another plan suggested itself, and here is the way it worked out: Brown and Jones called a meeting of 20 orchard owners and selected one man with good executive ability as secretary and manager of a coopera tive spraying ring. A simple constitu tion and bv-laws were drawn up, and I a plan to stock subscriptions was for , niulated. With the very moderate per yfcapita investment a machine was pur ' .''chased with a capacity of 5 gallons a i" minute. The machine was driven by 2-horsepower engine and equipped with a tank filler. The secretary-manager was placed in charge of the machine and authorized to hire such help as necessary, being given ade quate pay for his own time. Boys tak ing the agricultural course in the near by high school were engaged for the work and were given time from their studies in consideration of the instruc tive value of the experience. Peters, the secretary-manager, fortunately proved the right man for the job and obtained from the United States De partment of Agriculture bulletins and other information on sprayschedulcs and formulas. The work commenced as soon as the apple buds began to show pink, the spraying outfit traveling over a carefully prepared route, so as to make the best possible time. The second, third, and fourth sprays were put on after prepared schedules. First Year's Results Were Gratifying. The results the first year showed the benefits of cooperation. Question aires were sent out to all the men Southern Optical Company Incorporated Spectacles, Eyeglasses Kryptoks, Artificial Eyes, Invisible Bifocal Lens FOURTH and CHESTNUT, Louisville, Ky. FOR SALE! One Hoosier 2-Row Corn Plant er, In good condition. One I. H. C. Walking Cultivator W. R. IVIOORIVf AIM &: SON GLEN DEAN. KENTUCKY f Kach Bumhlae Bfttterr, before lev In the fectorr, U dtiebM-ced t the rata ot 600 iJBpere. Mo other battery will stead this tett. It reaches yoa la perfect condition. We guarantee It lor two rears. Or4a GARAGE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY CO. 4M S. THMW AVE. hemirelil LkHSVHXE, KY. i fe 80-INCH SEARCHLIGHT ONE LARGEST IN WORLD Illuminates An Amusement Park In California. t Schenectady, April 18. A search light sixty inches in diameter has been shipped by the General Electric Com pany for installation on Mount Tarn alpais, near San Francisco. This is one of the largest searchlights ever constructed. It was said, there being only two or three as large now in use. The light was purchased by a joint organization of civic clubs of San Francisco to illuminate an amusement park on the mountain. The rays of the searchlight will pick up a battleship twelve miles at sea and it is 500 times more powerful than the headlight of a locomotive. SUMMER TRAINING CAMP AT KNOX Opens June 16, For Office Re serve Corps. Washington, April 18. The sum mer training camp scheduled for Of ficers' Reserve Corps units shows June 16 as the opening date for all camps with the exception of the Signal Corps at Camp Vail, N. J., which will open June 23. The camps will be located as follows: Infantry Plattsburg, N. Y., for First, Second and Third Corps areas; Camp Knox, Ky., for Fourth and Fifth Corps areas; Fort Sherman, 111., for Sixth Corps; Fort Smelling, Minn., for Seventh Corps; Fort Logan, Col., Eighth Corps; Camp Lewis, Wash., Ninth Corps. Field Artillery Camp Knox, Ky., all corps. Cavalry Fort Ethan Allen, First to Sixth Corps; Monterey, Cal., Seventh to 'Ninth Corps. Coast Artillery Fort Monroe, Va., Frst to Sixth Corps', and Washington University (St. Louis) 'unit; and Fort Winfield Scott, Cal., Seventh to Ninth Corps. Engineer Corps Camp Humphrey, Va., all corps. Motor Transport Corps Camp Holabird, Mo., First to Seventh Corps and Presidio, San Francisco, Eighth to Ninth Corps. Air Service Post Field, Fort Sill, Okla, all corps. Ordinance Aberdeen, Md. Medical, Dental and Veterinary Carlisle Barracks, Pa. whose orchards were sprayed. From these it has been computed that the average cost of spraying, allowing 10 per cent depreciation, on the machine, was $18.03 per orchard, the orchards averaging 35 trees. As the total value of fruit was more than $120 per or chard, it is easily seen that the experi ment was worth while. In afidit'on, other spa rugs were, formed after the manner of the first, and the result in improving the gen eral appearance of the orchards gave the region a reputation for fine trees and fruit which was of great value in increasing market possibilities and also the value of the farms. JEFFERSON DAVIS MONU MENT TO BE COMPLETED; ESTIMATED COST OF $50,000. At a conference of the commission, of which W. B. Haldeman is chair man, and the Daughters of the Con federacy, held in Louisvijle, last week, it was decided to complete the Jeffer son Davis monument at Fairview, Ky., according to the original design. It will require about $50,000 to finish the monument, which, when complet ed, will be next to the highest monu ment in the world, Washington's monument being the highest, The Davis monument started in 1905 when the old homestead of Jef ferson Davis was purchased by the committee. It will be dedicated when completed. In Japan, at a particular crossing in the Ginza, which is the shopping district of Kokio, a flagman, a traffic officer and six, seven or eight police men with swords are stationed to direct traffic. FAMOUS SUNSHINE BATTERIES At 25 DISCOUNT Until a dealer Is established In this county, we will supply automobile own ers direct with the Famous Sunshine Battery at 25 discount from resale prices. Resale Price Your Price 0-volt, 11-plate, $82.00 6-volt, lS-itlate $38.00 12-volt, 7-plate $45.00 524.00 $28.50 $33.75 F. O. B. Louisville, Shipped O. O.D. The Sunshine Starting and Lit htfnf Battery Is the result o( 20 ears' experience In the manufac ture ot storage batteries. It will outlast and out perform any other battery. Requires less atten tion. Plates will not buckle or warp under serer estserrlce. Cost UO to US, less than any other Stanaaraasae. nacuaranweiiserfwaya today. shies saoJel aa4 year of year ear. LOUISVILLE MAN GAINS 23 POUNDS Five Years Trouble Had Weakened Him so He Could Work But Very Little Troubles Ended. "If there was ever a time in my life when I felt better than I do now I don't remember it," said Michael Mc Crone, of 541 South Clay St., Louis ville, Ky, "I have not only gotten rid of stomach trouble and catarrh of the head that "made life miserable for five years, but I actually weigh twenty three pounds more than I did the day I began taking Tanlac. 1 could not cat anything except very light food but what gas would form ' and keep me feeling sick at the stomach for hours. I had the worst sort of pains in my left side, and at. night especially the catarrh in my head caused me so much trouble I could get but little rest. I could scarcely breathe lying down and it was often almost day before I got any sleep at all. I lost thirty pounds in weight and had very little strength and had to stay home from work for days at a time. "While looking over the paper one evening I ran across a testimonial for Tanlac that described my case so well I made up my mind to give it a trial. After I had finished my third bottle I was feeling like a brand-new man. My catarrh was gone, my head felt clear, my stomach stopped troubling me and I could lie down at night and sleep like a child. I can now cat any thing I want and never feel a touch of indigestion. I have never felt better in my life than I do now." NEW JERSEY AIDS ITS YOUNG FARMERS One Farmer Grows 142 Bushels Corn On One Acre of Land. New Jersey is doing things to help the State's farmers which might be imitated elsewhere with profit. Residents of the corn belt of the middle West will be surprised to learn that a New Jersey farmer, inspired by the State Board of Agriculture's appeal for better crops, has grown 142 bushels of corn from selected seed on an acre of land no richer than other acres in the East. This yield would excite comment if produced on the fattest black lands of Illinois, Iowa or Kansas; and ij is worthy of the attention of every agriculturist in the Union. What this New Jersey farmer has done can be accomplished by others if the right sort of seed is planted un der favorable conditions. Fertilization and the preparation of the ground arc important factors in the securing of bumper returns of any product, and then comes the element of proper cul tivation while the crop is growing. The young folks in the rural com munities of New Jersey are being ed ucated in a way to make them provi dent and thrifty. ' Not only are tjiey being taught the elements of live stock production through the organi zation of boys and girls clubs, but the State Board of Agriculture is making it possible for those with little money or none at all to secure funds with which to purchase original stock. A limit of $100 will be placed on the expenditure for calves and young swine, while $50 will be the maximum in the case of poultry. The movement owes much of its success to the efforts of President Joseph S. Frelinghuysen of the State Board of Agriculture, who started the fund with a loan of $10,000. Through his efforts a loan of $-'0,000 was se cured from Julius Forstmann. The indorsement of the county club agent is all that is necessary for any New Jersey boy or girl to embark in the production of pure bred live stock or fowl. Dignity is lent the plan by enroll ing the merchants of these clubs in the New Jersey Junior Breeders Associa tion, which it is expected will later become affiliated with the various breeders' associations which are doL ing much for the cause of pure bred stock throughout the Union. There has been much talk about wornout Eastern farms and about the inability of Eastern farmers to com pete with the farmers of the West and South. As a matter of fact Eastern farms are or can be made as produc tive as the farms of any other section of the country. What is needed is interested young folks to make them profitable and attractive. No better method could be adopted to keep the boys and girls of New Jersey on the farm than that which is now in operation. N. Y. Herald. LIKE FEEDING COWS IN THE DARK. "When I boucllt tnv farm turn vonro ago there was a herd of scrub cows on it, writes a Wisconsin tanner to a field agent of the Dairy Division, United States Department of Agri culture. "I joined the cow-testing as sociation, aim soon tound tliat, my scrub cows were" a failure, so I dis posed of them and bought some pure bred and grade Holstein cows. The cow-testing association is a guide board on the way to better dairying and a big saving in feeds, as one can feed to so much better advantage where the production is known. Try ing to feed without records of your cows is like feeding in the dark." $780,000 SOUGHT FOR DAWSON SPRINGS HOSPITAL Washington, April 13. Represen tative D, II. Ki'ncheloe, introduced a bill appropriating $750,000 to com plete the buildings of the government hospital for service men at Davsin Springs, Ky..He also introduced a bill appropriating $80,000 for a new feder al building at Madisonville. BOYS AND GIRLS WIN BIG PRIZES AS JUDGES Trained as Experts in Sizing Dairy Cattle. Up Prince Albert, Sask, April 7. Teams of boys and girls were judging dairy cattle at the convention of the Saskatchewan Dairymen's Associa tion when Dr. A McLaughin arose. 1 am proud of such wonderful ex pertness as these little people are dis playing," he said. "The future of agri culture in the province will be safe in their hands. Such children are our farms' best products. The first prize in this contest is $12. I am going to make it more worth while by offering a pure bred Holstein bull." Dr. McLaughlin's generous pride in the youngsters proved contagious. He had ahrdly sat down when C. E. Thomas of Lloydministcr offered a pure bred Ayrshire heifer as second prize. Others offered large sums in cash as the remaining prizes GOOD ROADS CON VENTION JUNE 7 To Be Held in Louisville. State Road Engineers' Ass'n Ex pect to Make it a Big Event In The State. Louisville, Ky., April :J3. Planning" to make its annual convention this season the largest and most effective good roads meeting ever held in the State, the Executive Committee of the Kentucky Road Engineers' Associa tion has extended invitations to all County Engineers, County Judges, Fiscal Courts and good road interests to participate in the sessions. The Convention, which will take the form of a good road Congress, will be held in the Jefferson County Armory, Louisville, June 7-10 inclu sive. No County can afford to fail in sending delegates to .attend this im portant meeting if it is to be pro gressive. Nothing is of greater impor tance in the devclopmenfof a county than good roads. Advocates of the cause are urged to see that their county is well represented. The status of the highway system, Federal and State aid, will be intelli gently discussed and explained by State Highway Commissioners Road experts will tell of the different me thods of road building aild maintcn- ) ance. Every phase of the question as it exists in each section will be con sidered. In connection with the Convention there will be a big exhibit of modern An WATERLOO BOY The Original Kerosene Tractor In offering to you the Waterloo Boy, the Original Kerosene Burning Tractor, we believe we have selected the most practical, economical and dependable farm tractor on the market. Points of Merit on Which Our Judgment Is Based: PAST PERFORMANCE ..The Waterloo Boy has been a success on farms for five years. In no way is it an experiment. ECONOMICAL .. It is a three plow tractor most economical and practical size to use burns kerosene perfectly without destroying lubricating oil. Its special, patented inbuilt manifold converts every drop of kerosene into pure gas cylinders are not carbonized spark plugs arc not fouled. The perfect burning of kerosene saves the owner of the Waterloo Boy many dollars every year in cost of fuel and care of motor. POWERFUL .. The two cylinders, with big bore and long stroke, furnish a guaranteed power of 12 H. P. at the draw bar and 25 H. P. at the belt, with ample reserve for emergencies. The Waterloo Boy pulls three plows under al most any field condition. Hyatt roller bear ings at all important bearing points conserve full power. Weight of the tractor is sufficient to insure good traction for drive wheels; F0RDSVILLE, FEDERAL GRADES FOR TOBACCO Bureau of Markets of U. S. Dept. of Agri. May Establish From 4 to 10 Grades. As a step toward laying the ground work for drawing up Federal grades for tobacco, the Bureau of Markets of the United States Department of Agriculture is arranging for investi gations to be conducted in each of the important tobacco-growing re gions of the country. The work will finally cover practically every type of tobacco grown in the United States and is expected to lead to the estab lishment of grades affecting each of them Arrangements for the appointment of an investigator in each of the im portant localities arc being completed. Tentative agreement has been made with the State of North Carolina for the employment of an investigator who will gather information to aid in the establishment of grades for "bright leaf," or true-cured tobacco, a type chiefly grown in that State as well as parts of Virginia, Georgia, and South Carolina. His expenses will be paid by the State. Similar agreements in the States of Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Massaclui setts, and Connecticut are being nego tiated. The State of Wisconsin has already employed a man for the pur pose of studying the type of tobacco grown there. The information gather ed by each of the investigators will be correlated by the Bureau of Mar kets of the Federal department to be used as the basis for the proposed Federal grades. Under present trade conditions practically each of the big tobacco buyers has a separate schedule of grades in "bright leaf" running as high as SO grades. It is possible that under the proposed system of Federal grading there will be only from. 4 to 10 grades, depending upon the type of tobacco. road equipment. Material men and manufacturers and dealers will be on hand to demonstrate their products. Delegates will be taken on automobile tours of inspection. Close examina tion will be made of various types and their durability. . Arrangements are well under way to provide royal entertainment for visitors during their stay in this city. Julia Marlowe, recently given a de gree of LLD. by George Washington University, is said to be the first act ress to be thus honored by a univer sity in the United States Addition to SIMPLE .. Every part is easy to get at and easy to adjust or repair. It doesn't require a trac tor expert to keep the Waterloo Boy in good working order. The crank case cover, the in spection plate, the upper half of gear case can all be removed for the purpose of inspection or repair the operator can work from a stand ing position. DURABLE .. Its heat-treated steel cut gears; its force and sight feed oiling system; its 11 sets of Hyatt Roller bearings at all important bearing points and its simple, powerful two-cylinder motor combined with uniformly high grade construction throughout, result in a tractor that has given and will give many years of dependable and economical service. FOR ALL FARM WORK .. Vou can depend upon the Waterloo Boy in all farm power work, up to its high rated capacity. It is just as sat isfactory in operating belt machines threshers, shelters, ensilage cutters, hay balers, etc. as it is in pulling tractor implements of all kinds. We Want You to See the Waterloo Boy Came In the Next Time You Are in Town FORDSVILLE PLANING MILL COMPANY JAKE WILSON, Mtitgr GERMAN MIDGETS WITH B. & B. CIRCUS Said to be Tineit Adults in World; Seek Naturalization Papers. New York City. The United States is to have two of the tincst adults in the world as its citizens if the pro cedure of the naturalization court in New York county moves along with its accustomed regularity. Deputy County Clerk Herman W. Beyer had to gaze at a point quite close to the floor to get a good look at the two applicants for first papers who were ushered in. They were "Mn and Mrs. Doll" of Ringling Brothers and Bar nuni & Bailey Circus, but they have offstage names, and entered them selves as Kurt and Fredc Schneider, brother and sister, of a." East Twenty seventh street. Fricde said she was 22, and volun teered that she was three feet nine inches tall and weighs forty pounds, towering considerably above her bro ther, who is L'3, and is only three feet six inches in his stocking feet. They were born in Saxony, Germany. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE NEWS Farmers Losing Millions in Scrub Live Stock Attend and take part in Farmers Better Sire Sales Bourbon Stock Yards Louisville, Ky. June 2nd 200 pure bred registered bulls will be sold at auction. The sale is held strictly to improve the quality of live stock in Kentucky. Bid ding limited to farmers. You make your own price. Movement backed by U. S. Government, University of Kentucky, College of Agricul ture, Governor of Kentucky", Kentucky Pure Bred LiveStock Association and Louisville Live Stock Exchange. Write today for full par ticulars and free chart showing increase in profit from pure breds. Address W. S. BELL, President Louisville Live Stock Exchange LOUISVILLE, KY. PurelreJ Sheep Sale August II, Our Line KENTUCKY fllfll tSl ,f. ,.