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IRRST I Which Costs More? To have hail insurance and Not Need It or To Need hail insurance and Not Have It? You cannot prevent hail, but you can protect your self against loss by a Home Insurance Policy, whose policies mean absolute protection with prompt and just settlement of all losses. Let the HOME insure your crop and assume the worry. Insure today. The FARMERS BANK The Farmers Elevator And Warehouses Receivers of bulk and sacked grain and pay current market price. We sell Grain Sacks, Binder Twine, and Rolled Feed of all kinds. ' We also handle the celebrated Martin's Best Flour Farina, Graham and Peacock Rolled Oats at lowest market price. Give us a trial and be convinced. Phone 812 KendricK Rochdale Co. T ELL yonr dealer you want to see a Fisk Tire beside any other he offers you. He has it in stock or can get it. See for yourself what the Fisk Tire has to offer in extra size and strength, how its resiliency compares when you flex the tire under your hand, how the depth of the non-skid tread looks beside other treads. This is the way to buy tires! There's a Fisk Tire of extra value in every size, for car, truck or speed wagon TUim to Re-tire? ■Buy Kendrick Garage Company, Agents WHY AND HOW TO CULTIVATE SOIL Of Much Importance That Roots of Various Plants Be Given Supply of Air. MAKE PLANT FOOD AVAILABLE Many P.raon. Make Mistake of Work ing Too Deeply and Cut Off Feed ing Rootlets—Steel Rake Is Useful Tool. Most people have an idea that gar dens are cultivated solely for the pur pose of killing weeds. As a matter of fact, the killing of weeds is just one object of garden cultivation, says the United States Department of Agricul ture. The roots of plants require air Just the same as do the tops, and if the ground is packed or hard or is sunbaked over the surface after a beat ing rain, the roots cannot get air, and for that reason the plants will suffer if not cultivated. The same thing is true where the land is poorly drained and waterlogged. The water keeps out the air and the roots cannot feed the plants. Cultivation has another object, in that it breaks up the soil particles and makes plant food available for the feeding rootlets of the plants. Many persons, however, make the mistake of cultivating too deeply, and by so do ing cut off or injure the feeding root lets and deprive the plant of its source of nourishment and support. Frequent shallow cultivation during dry weather results in the formation of a layer of fine dust which serves as a mulch or blanket to retain moisture. Cultivating After Rain*. The soil should always be cultivated Just as soon as it is sufficiently dry to be safely worked after heavy rains. If it is not cultivated, a crust forms, the surface bakes, and the crops are in jured. The same will apply where ir rigation is used, and U lias been found best to give the soil a thorough soak ing, then cultivate as soon as it is dry enough, and apply no paore water until absolutely necessary. The hoe and the steel rake are the most important tools for cultivating the small garden. On a larger scale a wheel hoe or a horse cultivator may be used to advantage. The wheel-hoe outfits are provided with a number of different attachments adapted for the different types of work to be per formed. These implements have the advantage that one can go over the garden very rapidly and break up the surface of the soil in a comparatively short time. It Is generally necessary, however, to follow with the hoe and the fingers to .remove any weeds that have not been destroyed by the wheel cultivator. Even where horse-drawn tools are occasionally used, the great er part of the work, especially during m One Section of a Welt-Planned Garden. dry weather, may he performed by means of a common steel rake. It Is not necessary to go very deeply into the soil, hut merely to stir the sur face. A Tool That Helps. A handy little tool for loosening the soil can be made from a piece of thin board 2 Inches wide and 14 inches long, with «me end whittled down to form a handle and the opposite end provided with three No. « or No. 7 wire nails. Tills little home-made implement can be used very soon after a rain to loos en the surface, so that any small seeds can break through. It should be borne in mind that the time to kill weeds is when they are just coming through the ground. If allowed to become established, it Is much more difficult to get rid of them than If they are taken in time. If the top 2 inches of soil Is kept continuous ly and thoroughly loosened, there will be no serious difficulty In keeping out weeds. SOY BEANS FIT IN ROTATION Take Place of Oats and Are More Profitable as Cash Crop—Of Benefit to Soil. Soy beans fit perfectly in rotation in the place of oats, making a four year rotation com, soy beans, wheat, clover, they being more profitable than oats as a cash crop, and leaving the soil in much better shape, both as to mechan ical condition and fertility, as little or no preparation for wheat Is needed on laud from which a crop of well culti vated soys has been mowed. IMPROVEMENT OF DAIRY INDUSTRY AIMED AT BY RECENT CONFERENCE There I. a Decided Need for Improvement in Dairy Animals and in Making the Best Use of Those Now Available. Agriculture.) As a result of the conference of representatives of the purebred dairy cattle associations held in Washing ton, May 5, at the call of Dr. C. W. Larson, chief of the dairy division of the United States Department of Agriculture, a number of important recommendations were made for the improvement of the dairy industry, especially the purebred dairy cattle business. Each of the breed associa tions, including the Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein-Friesian, and Jersey, was represented by two or more delegates. The subjects of dis cussion bud to do with the improve ment of dairy cattle, advanced regis try, fairs, and sales. No conferences of this kind had been held for several years, und the representatives expressed the desire that this one might result in the for mation of a permanent organization to thresh out problems of mutual interest and to work for the general better ment of the industry. Figures pre pared by the department showed a de cided need for improvement in dairy animals and iri making the best use of tlie improved animals that are now available. The average production of the cows of the United States is about 4.000 pounds of milk and 100 pounds of butterfat a year, while the average j cow in some other countries produces nlmost twice as much. There are 30 million grade and scrub dairy animals in the country and less than a million purebreds. There are 4,500,064 Amer ican farms having dairy cattle, and only 208,251 of these farms have pure bred dairy cattle. It is estimated that approximately 250,000 purebred dairy bull calves born each year are not needed on the farms where purebreds are kept. Of the purebred animals that were registered last year, about 150.000 were females and less than 75.000 males, which indicates that not half of the purebred dairy bulls are registered, Recommend Better Sires. Among the recommendations made by the conference were those express- 1 ing approval of plans for increasing the use of purebred bulls in scrub and grade herds, and of the plans for co operative bull associations as being the best known means, for distributing surplus bulls and introducing them into new territory. Although there is a plaire in this country for all the purebred dairy cattle that inay be pro duced for some time, it was the con sensus of opinion that an expert busi ness in purebreds would help to stimu late Interest among farmers at home. A number of questions related to advanced registry were brought up. Co-ordination of effort by and between the agricultural colleges and the breed associations was suggested, and it was recommended that these organizations and institutions make special efforts to co-operate. In this connection it was suggested that the various representa tives ask their associations at their earliest meetings to appoint commit tees to meet with the Dairy Science association to see if an improved plau for making official tests of cows can be worked out, which will be agreeable to the breeders, the associations, and the colleges that send out the official testers. The showing of dairy animals at fairs and expositions received a good deal of attention from several angles. It was decided to recommend to the associations that they cease giving money prizes at these shows, but spend the funds in putting on educa tional exhibits ; that more attention should lie given to production records in awarding prizes at fairs and shows ( that the associations repre sented should give more attention to educational exhibits showing the eco nomic advantage of purebreds in dairy practice ; that each association has a distinct duty in connection with the selection of suitable persons to act as judges of the various breeds of dairy cattle at fairs and shows ; that no ani mals should be admitted to fairs and expositions unless they are from herds accredited as being free of tubercu losis or in herds under federal or state supervision, and that fairs not enforc ing such a rule should not be favored with animals for exhibits. Live Stock Sales Discussed. Questions relating to private and public sales were discussed, and it was decided to suggest a meeting at an early date of alt the dairy cattle asso ciations with a view to drafting a code of eihics for sales that would elim inate some of the undesirable condi tions, Since an excessive amount of attention is given to a few high prices to the neglect of average conditions, it was also agreed to recommend to the associations that they send in to the bureau of mnrkets and crop esti mates of tlie department regular re ports of prices paid for purebred dairy cattle. The representatives were well pleased with the accomplishments of the conference and were in favor of holding similar ones at frequent inter vals. During their stay in Washington they were received by President Hard ing and were addressed by Secretary of Agriculture Wallace. Dr. John R. Mohler, chief of the bureau of animal industry, attended the meetings and addressed the conference. A part of the second day was spent in a visit to the department's farm at Beitsville, Maryland. The list of associations and their representatives taking part in the con ference is as follows: Ayrshire Breeders' association : Paul O. Reymann, president, West Virginia ; C. L. Burlinghnm, secretary, Vermont. Brown Swiss Cattle Breeders' asso ciation: A. E. Bower, president, Ohio; L. E. Hull, Ohio. American Guernsey Cattle club: Robert Scoville, president, New York ; S. M. Shoemaker, Maryland ; Karl B. Musser, New Hampshire. Holstein - Friesian Association of America ; Fred Pabst, Wisconsin ; H. W. Norton, Jr., Michigan; D. D. Ait ken, Michigan. .American Jersey Cattle club; M. D. Munn, president, Minnesota ; R. M. Gow, secretary. New York ; O. H. Baker, New York ; C. J. Tucker, Mis REFILLING SACKS IS PROHIBITED BY LAW Food and Drugs Act Is Violated by Some Feed Dealers. Federal Officers Have Been Instructed to Watch for interstate Ship ments of Feeds Adulterated or Misbranded. Some feed dealers are refilling; used feed sacks stamped or printed with the name of tlie manufacturer and tlie brand name of the feed that was originally in the sack, so that the names and brands are not true in reference to tlie feed in the sack after refilling, according to officials of the bureau of chemistry, United States De partment of Agriculture, who are charged with the enforcement of the Food and Drugs act. A feed dealer of Iowa was recently cited to a hearing under the Federal Food and Drugs act for shipping into interstate commerce a molasses feed in hags which he had refilled but which bore the name of another feed manufacturer. Tlie sacks also bore a brand name under which the original owner of the sacks sold a stock feed of much higher grade than the feed with which the sacks were refilled. The Federal Food and Drugs act does not require the name of the man ufacturer or the brand name to ap pear on sacks of feed coming with in its jurisdiction, according to offi cials of the bureau, but if the name of the manufacturer and brand are given on the sack they must be true. The Food and Drugs act prohibits the use of any statements on foods or feeds that are false or mislead ing in any particular. A denier who contemplates refilling used feed sacks on which is printed the name of another manufacturer or any statements that are not correct when applied to the product he uses in refilling the sacks should be very careful tij see that all such statements are obliterated. Inspectors have been instructed to ■look .out for interstate shipments of stock feeds whicli are adulterated or misbranded in this or any other partic ular. Appropriate action will be tak en in all cases found to be in violation of the law, it is said. BEES PLAY IMPORTANT PART Especially Valuable to Orchard Owner During Rainy Season in the Blooming Period. Bees play an important part in the production of fruit in cross pollinating and fertilizing the flowers. They carry and distribute pollen. Prof. W. A Price, entomologist at Purdue, says bees are especially important to the orchard owner in rainy, backward sea sons, during the blooming period When It is rainy the flies, butterflies, and the wind, pollinating agents, may not function, but the bees work be tween showers and are often responsl hie for the success of the fruit crop. Dr. H. R. VEON Dental Surgeon Office back of Drug; Store KENDRICK, IDAHO Dr. 5. A. Roe Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Glasses Fitted Office Over Beach's Store LEWISTON, IDAHO Hotel Kendrick Taylor A Erickson, Props. GOOD ROOMS Soft Drinks and Candy Cigars and Tobacco Commercial Trade Solicited Kendrick, Idaho Only *29.40 Round trip from Kendrick to Yellowstone Park See A. E. Wilcox Agent "Chamberlain's Tablets have been used by my husband and myself off and on for the past five years. When mv husband goes away from home he always takes a bottle of them along with him. Whenever I have that heavy feeling after eat ing, or feel dull and played out, I take one or two of Chamberlain's Tablets and they fix me up fine," writes Mrs. Newton Vreeland, Minoa, N. Y. Take these tablets when troubled with constipation or indigestion and they will do you good.—Adv. WANTED Cattle, hogs and sheep Hides and Wool. Call Holbrook & Emmett The Midget Cafe When in town lunch or dine with us, we are always ready to serve you. Near Beer on draught, 5c a glass Ice Cream, Soft Drinks and Candy Mrs. Minnie McDowell Residence Phone 726 Kendrick Dray and Ice Co. Frank Chamberlain, Prop. Wm. H. Meyer Blacksmithing,,Wagon Work and Horseshoeing All Work Guaranteed Chamberlain'* Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy Every family should keep this preparation at hand during the hot of the summer months. It is al most sure to be needed, and when that time comes, is worth many times its cost. Buy it now.—Adv.