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chance save it No power on earth can save your crop when once the flames are sweeping over the fields. But you can protect yourself from money loss through Hartford Grain in Field Insurance. The cost is moderate, the protection complete. From seeding time to harvest your crop is covered from all dan gers of fire. If your crop bums, the Hartford pays the loss promptly and in foil. Kendrick State Bank Agents Wm. H. Meyer Blacksmithing, Wagon Work and Horseshoeing All Work Guaranteed $100 Reward, $100 Tb« reader* of thie paper will be pleased to learn that thera la at leaet one dreaded dleeae* that eclenc* haa been able to cur* in all ita stase* and. that la catarrh. Catarrh being greatly influenced by constitutional conditions requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Medicine is taken Internally and acts thru ths Blood on the Mucous Sur faces of the System thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, giving the patient strength by building up the con stitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in the curative power of Hall's Catarrh Medicine that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any cats that it (alia to cure. Bend for list of testimonials. Address F. J. CHENET A CO , Tolsdo, Ohio. Sold by all Druggists, 76c. Horseshoeing General Blacksmithing Wagon and Carriage Shop All work Guaranteed. ALL KINDS OF Repairing neatly done. Frank Crocker Barber Shop Courteous Treatment Satisfaction Guaranteed William Rogers Hotel Kendrick Taylor A Erickson, Props. GOOD ROOMS Soft Drinks and Candy Cigars and Tobacco Commercial Trade Solicited Kendrick, Idaho Oa* Dollar Saved Aaeraaaeta Ton Dollar« Earned. The average man does not save to exceed ten per cent of his earn ings. He must spend nine dollars in living expenses for every dollar saved. That being the case he can not be too careful about unneces sary expenses. Very often a few cents properly invested, like buying seed for the garden, will save seve ral dollars outlay later on. It is the same in buying Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy, it costs but a few cents, and a bottle of it in the house often saves a doc tor's bill of several dollars.— AD. Dr. 5. A. Roe Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Noe« and Throat Glasses Fitted Office Over Beach's Store LEWISTON, IDAHO Success in hatching eggs Caro and Attention to Detail Ar« What Makaa One Man 8ucc**d Where Another Falla. (Prepared by the United State* Department of Agriculture.) Between making or losing money In raising chickens there lg only a narrow margin. Contrary to many persons' Ideas, no magic road leads to success in this work. Care and attention to detail are what make one man suc ceed while another one with similar equipment fulls. The following suggestions on Incuba tion are given by poultry specialists of the United States Department of Agriculture: Have everything reudy beforehand, and start your hatching operations early In the year. A well-ventilated cellar Is the best place to operate the Incubator. The machine should be operated ac (ording to the manufacturer's direc tions. • - See that the Incubator is running steadily at the desired temperature before filling It with eggs. Do not add eggs to a machine during Incubation. Turn the eggs twice dally after the second and through the eighteenth day. Cool the eggs once dally, ac cording tfi the weather, from the sev enth through the eighteenth day. Turn the eggs before caring for the lamp. Attend to the machine carefully at regular hours. Keep the lmup and wick clean. Test the eggs on the seventh and fourteenth days. Do not open the machine after the / Care Is the Keynote of Succeee in Hatching Eggs. eighteenth day until the chickens are hatched. Eggs saved for hatching purposes should not he subjected to high or low temperatures. In cold weather place from 10 to 13 eggs under the hen; In warm weather from 13 to 15. Alwaye try the hen on china or nest eggs before setting good eggs. Given proper care and attention, the hen is the most valuable Incubator for the farmer. Use insect powder freely to exter minate lice when necessary. February, March, April, and May are the best months for hatching, de pending on the section of the country. If several hens are set In one room, It Is desirable to confine them to their nests. Straw and hay make good nesting material. Broody hens should be moved to the permanent sitting nest at night. While corn Is u good feed for sitting hens, water, grit, and dust baths should also be provided. All eggs should be tested by the seventh day, which often makes it pos sible to reset some of the hens. Which Hens to Keep Strong, healthy, vigorous hens with short, neat heads and strong beaks. The hens with long, deep, rectangular bodies and parallel top and bottom lines. The hens with large, bright eyes, active appearance and abort, well-worn toe nails. The hens with dusty, worn feathers, especially worn tall feathers, but having a bright, healthy look. The hens that molt late and those that molt rapidly. The noisy, happy, friendly hens. The early rlaera and those late to roost. The vigorous hens with the faded beaks and shanks. The hens with the thin pelvic bones spread wide apart. The early-hatched, well-grown pullets. Large, strong, active, quick maturing cockerels of desired variety type and high-producing mothers. 1RRIBAH0N NOW Of me BENEFIT Border Method Followed in West Is Well Adapted to a Variety of Soils. WATER TURNED INTO STRIPS Not Profitable to Prepare Field for On« Cr«p—Alfalfa, Clover and Other Forage Crops Are Among Tho*« Favored. The border method of irrigation, fol lowed In many parts of the western states. Is well adapted to a variety of soils and crops and Is growing rapidly In public favor. As described in Farmers' Bulletin 1248, "Tbe Border Method of Irrigation," prepared by Samuel Fortier and now issued by the United States Department of Agricul ture, the method consists essentially In the division of the field to be Irri gated Into a series of strips, lands, or beds, as they are variously termed, by low, flat levees extending usually in the direction of the steepest slope. Sufficient water Is turned Into the up per end of each strip and allowed to move down the slope In a thin sheet, moistening the soil to a given depth as It advances toward the lower end. Crops Suited for Irrigation. It seldom pays, It Is said, to prepare a field for the border method for one crop. The method Is well adapted to the Irrigation of alfalfa, clover and other forage crops, as well ss all grains, and the forage crops may be rotated with the grains without mod ifying the method. It is also possible to Irrigate potatoes, sugar beets and other rowed and cultivated crops by making a slight change in the borders, so that the latitude as to rotation is rather wide. The most favorable soil for borders Is a free-working loam several feet deep, underlain by a more or less im pervious subsoil. As the sheet of wa ter flows down each strip, the pervious top soli is readily moistened and the heavier soil beneath prevents the waste of water by deep percolation. Borders are also very generally used where the subsoil as well as the top layer of sol] is porous, not because M mi & -w m > ■ urn > ^ MH tm i ' 'A.» '»«4 4/,/- i mmt Applying Water to Land by Method ! That Ceuld Be More Generally Adopted in Eastern Farming Sections. such formations are the most favor able but because no other method will do as well. The cost of preparing land for the border method is low as compared with that required for most other methods if the physical conditions are favorable. At the same time it Is usu ally feasible to obtain a fair crop at small cost by the use of temporary borders, and after the crop is harvest ed, the making of permanent borders may be undertaken without undoing much of the previous season's work. Slopes Are Essential. A smooth, regular surface having a slope In one direction of about 2.5 Inches to the hundred feet may be re garded as ideal for tbe border method of Irrigation. It is possible to make borders on slopes one Inch or less to the hundred feet and on steeper slopes up to 2 feet and more per hundred. Borders have been used on slopes as | great as 7% feet to the hundred feet, but extra care must then be taken to prevent soil and crop erosion. The amount of water that can be turned Into the strip depends on the size of each strip, its slope, and other conditions. In narrow, short strips the head used may be reduced to half a cubic foot a second or from 20 to 25 miners' Inches, and In wide, long strips 10 cubic feet a second may be none too large. A large volume of water cannot be handled successfully on steep slopes, but it is always pos sible to divide a head between two or more compartments. Full details of the construction and operation of borders are contained in the bulletin, copies of which may be had free by writing to the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. PICKING DUCKS FOR BREEDING Aetlve, Healthy Females ef Medium Six* Are Recommended—Ues Only Mature Fowls. (Prepared ky the United Staten Department ot Agriculture.) Ducks are usually mated In flocks of about thirty femalea with five or six males, as the drakes do not fight one another. The number of males mqy he reduced to one for every seven fe inales about the first of March, and again changed a month'later to one male for eight to ten females. Active, healthy females of medium size should be used for breeding ; that is, weighing about eight pounds when mature. Only mature birds should be used as breeders. Select ducks with short necks, medium long bodies, flat backs and of good depth to the keel bones. Watery eyes usually are a sign of weakness in ducks. The drake Is coarser and more masculine In appear ance than the duck, and has a distinct curl In his tail feathers. Ducks should ma Ducks Should Be Sold After They Are Two Year* Old. be sold, usually, after they are two years old, although the best breeders or layers may be kept over tbelr third year, say poultry specialists in the United States Department of Agricul ture. In handling ducks, pick them up by their necks, as their legs are very eas ily broken. Ducks lay their eggs early In the morning, and should be confined to the house or pen until 9:30 or 10 o'clock in the morning. If al lowed to roam early In the morning they may lay in a pond or stream and the eggs may be lost DAIRY POINTS GIVjj- PUREBREDS MORE CARE Dairyman Often Take& More Interest in High Class Stock Because of Possibilities. (Prepared by the United States Department of Agriculture.) There Is no good reason why It should cost more to care for a good herd of purebred dairy cows than It costs to care for the same number of good grades, although farmers some times believe that the purebreds are more expensive to keep. However, says the United States Department of Agriculture, the dairyman often does Purebred and Tuberculin-Teated Dairy Cow*. ■pend more on purebreds because be sees greater possibilities in them, and consequently takes more Interest In them, feeding them better and build ing better bams to house thera. He does not need to do this, but usually he finds that It pays him in gross re turns and In net returns. The results would have been the same, though possibly not in the same degree, if better care and feed had been given to a good grade herd. But It sometimes takes tbe stimulation supplied by the ownership of a few purebreds to Induce a mac to improve bla practices. TREATING STERILITY IN COW Meet Caeee Become Chronic or Perma nent Unleee Properly Handled by Veterinarian. to many herds where abortion dis ease la present, from five to ten per cent of the cows become sterile or bar ren, and most cases become chronic or permanent unlees they are treated by a qualified veterinarian. Dr. W. L. Williams of the New Tork State Vet erinary college is to be given credit ter the plan of procedure in handling theae cow*. The treatment ahould not be neglected too long after the cows manifest this symptom. ▲ thorough examination of the pe tlent Is necessary to locate the trou ble either In the uterus, ovaries or fallopian tubes, and treated accord ingly. It la not uncommon for a skilled operator to restore five out of alx cases to a reproductive state under favor able conditions. Oases of long standing should be sold to the butcher, as the treatment The Bank For Fanners The Farmers of the Potlatch Region are prosperous and their prosperity is largely the result ot hard, intelligent work, combined with practical banking co-opera tion, The Farmers Bank has for many years co-operated to the fullest possible extent with the Farmers ofihis region and we cor dially invite more business of this desirable kind. Make our bank your bank. The FARMERS BANK The Farmers Elevator And Warehouses Receivers of bulx 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 312 Kendrick Rochdale Co. fails to help them. A case of more than eight months' to one year's ■tending Is very discouraging to the operator, for he realizes that function al changes have taken place in the reproductive organs that will be diffi cult to correct by treatment. There fore do not delay having an animal examined and treated In the beginning of the trouble Instead of waiting until It Is too late. The annual loss caused by sterility would be surprisingly high If survey could be made and accurate data obtained from the cattle breeders. OUIJA TO THE RESCUE After Miss Bessie Melvlna Furbush, •lxteen years old, had been missing a week from her home at Boston, her parents got ont the family oulja board, which spelled the message that Bessie was safe hut had been tied up by an auto acclden* while riding with a man named "John." Investigation by the authorities proved the "spirit" message was true, and Bessie is now safe at home. Ml lO* They are GOOD! WANTED Cattle, hogs and sheep Hides and Wool. Call " Holbrook A Emmett Residence Phone 726 Kendrick Dray and Ice Co. Frank Chamberlain, Prop.