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PAIR PLAY. STE. GENEVIEVE. MISSOURI.
ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS FOR FOWLS INCREASE PRODUCTION OF Sure Relief FOR INDIGESTION EGGS 6 BeLIAMS Hot water VgR sure Relief EL LANS 254: and 75j Packages, Everywhere Let me entreat one thlnir of thee and will adventure to promise thee a koo year. The request Is In Itself reasonam and may to thee he eternally profUaui It Is only this- duly to Ddze and dlllsen ly to Improve time for the blessed end It was Blven for and Is yet graciously con tinued unto thee by eternal God. KKV. JOHN SHI2KMAN UG13-16S5). By JOHN DICKINSON SHERMAN HAT of the checks that A 7" I J'ou and 1 are golns to WW I drnw on the Hunk of v Time In 1922 If we keep on drawing checks through the year? "TIiltb'p nothing new under the sun," according to n very old saying. It's true, too, In a sense. But In nnother sense It most certainly Isn't true. For there Is something new every time New Year's day comes around. There are several things that are new nt New Year's beside the New Year. There's a new chance. There's n new responsibility. There's a new balance In the Hank of Time. There's a new bank book. So, what will the check stubs show ut the end of the year? Hev. John Sherman had a right to make his "reasonable request," If prac ticing what one preaches gives that Tight. His "three score and ten" were l)usy years. He was born ut Dedlmui, Essex, England, nnd before he was twenty-one he was an A. II. and A. M. of Trinity college, Cambridge, a min ister of the Church of England and a Puritan on his way across the Atlantic to the Massachusetts Hay colony. There was no church for him, since the only three In existence Hoston, Salem nnd Watertown had elllclent ministers. So ae was one of the "orig inal planters" of Wetherslleld, Conn., and a "watcher," 10.S4-40. Then he was one of the founders of Mllford, New Haven plantation. Next he was n magistrate representing Mllford In the New Haven colony nnd also charged with the duty of dividing lnnd. Meanwhile he preached wherever op portunity offered. In 1017 he became the minister of the Watertown church. There he preached till his death In ICS.".. Church and state were pretty much the kanw thing In those days, so the village nf falrs kept him a busy man. He found time, however, to publish for many years an almanac, for which he made all the astronomical calculations and wrote the text. He was also the flr.st fellow and overseer of Harvard uni versity. Incidentally he also found time to marry twice. Cotton .Mather In his "Magnalla Chrlstl Americana," says he had 20 children; this Is n misstate ment, but he did have 10. Ills epi taph In Latin on the tombstone In East Waltharn, Mass., thus sums up his life: "Sacred to the memory of John Sherman, n man distinguished for pi ety, character nnd truth; a profound theologian ; ns a preacher a veritable Chrysostom ; unsurpassed In his knowl edge of the liberal arts, particularly mathematics; a faithful pastor of the Church of Watertown In New Eng land; an overseer nnd fellow of Har vard college. After n life of faith ful service to Christ In the church for upwards of -15 years In the full ness of time ho passed away und received from Christ the palm of vic tory, In the seventy-second year of his age, August 8. A. D. 1CS5." New Year Gifts Ah to the New Year's gift custom, It is supposed to have been derived from the Ilomans, but Is probably much older. Suetonius and Tacitus men tion It. Claudius Issued a decree for bidding the demanding of presents ex cept on New Year's day. The Homun rolonlsts In Ilrltaln found that the Saxons kept New Year's In the same fashion. Starting as a pleasant, trlendlv custom, It rapidly became an Let us hope that the "reasonable request" that this early I'urltan put to himself was" to him "eternally prof itable." In any event, he stands forth as a line sample of a sturdy American pioneer family that has given four Immortals to the nation Itoger Sher man, one of the f miners of the Dec laration of Independence; General W. T. Sherman; Secretary of State John Sherman; Vice President James S. Sherman. Certainly his request is one that Is always reasonable. And It Is one that was never more reasonable than now. The year 1922 Is a year when every good American should endeavor "duly to prize and diligently to im prove time." It is a year with a chal lenge. It Is a year with a promise. Though In folly and In blindncs And In sorrow still we grope, Yet in man's Increasing kindness Lies the world's stupendous hope. And It Is a reasonable request to ev ery red-blooded, thinking, patriotic American. Such a man knows that nobody can stand still ; that he has either to progress or fail back. The progressive man accepts responsibili ties as the measure of his capabili ties. He never shirks them, for he rec ognizes in them the price he must pay for advancement. Competition is going to be keen this year. The dollar is going to be hard to get. Men who have been getting twice what they were before and have had lots of money to spend are going to feel the pinch. It looks ns if ev erybody who works for a living will hae to work a little harder. It may be that life will seem hard. Hut what of It? Life bus nlwnya been hard perhaps It was meant to be. Anyway, It Is something that has got to be lived and mastered, ft's the business of men "to greet the tun-een with a cheer" und "to advance on chaos and the dark." Of course all of us cannot have a hand In the big things that must Ih done In meeting the challenge of 1922. liut If all of us do the little things we may, 1922 will indeed be the "Happy New Year" of our greetings. To save a Ilttie money. To praise a little more; To smile when days uro sunny And when the tempests pour; To pay less lited to sinning And more to kindly thought; To Bee beyund the winning Jusl how the right was fought; To be a little kinder, A little braver, too. To be a little blinder To trivial things men do, To give my hand to labor, Nor whimper that 1 must; To be a better neighbor And worthier of a trust. To play the man, whatever The prize at stake; God grant that 1 shall never These New Year pledges break. Anvnno looking for something tn rlo In the wuy of helping along can help bolster up the morals of his communi ty. The war has done what nil wora do. And the leeches on society are al ways active at such times. Just now we are facing all sorts of loose liv ing and the public at large apparently feels little concern. Any man or worn un can at least help by setting a good example. abuse and a nuisance. The kings nnd feudal nobility of the Middle Ages practically levied on their dependents for gifts. The presents varied accord ing to sex nnd rank. FEAST DAY FOR RUSSIAN CHILDREN In the country towns of Hussln New Year's Is the great feast day for the children. Hoy's fill their pockets with dried peas und wheat und go In bauds from bouse to house. People they A good American can help Just now by putting his respect for the law strongly In evidence. For the law Is the law. If it Is a poor law, It should be changed. Hut until It Is changed, It should be obeyed whether It re lates to the shooting of game birds ot to the use of liquor or to the speed of automobiles or to murder or tc anarchy. Many people who would hotly resent the charge that they are anarchists take delight In evading the laws nnd in making sport of the laws Every thinking man must realize that this Twentieth century clvlllza atlon Is too complex to be sane, safe and sober. Medical philosophers are unanimous in declaring that we Amer icans live too hard and too fast; that our rapid ways are harmful both to the Individual and to the race; that we should slow up. We are, to use the homely old phrase, burning the candle at both ends. .Men try to succeed In business, to rule In politics, to be so cial leaders all at the saino time. To crowd dissimilar things together has become a national characteristic. Our avocations are often as wearing as our vocations; we play even harder than wo work. Thus to crowd two or more lives Into one Is to borrow of nature. She is a hard creditor and she always exacts payment. One cannot, of course, Indict a whole people. There ure still millions of sane, safe and sober people in Ameri ca. Hut a society that demands oi even countenanced such recklessness is in need of reformation. It would be Interesting and stnrtllng to know how many men and women put them selves In an early grave by going the pace that kills. "Of ail sounds of nil bells, most solemn and touching Is the peal which rings out the old year. I never hear It without a gathering up of my mind to u concentration of all the Images that have been diffused over the past twelve-month; all I have done or suf fered, performed or neglected, In thnt regretted time. I begin to know Its worth us when a person dies. It takes a personal color; nor was It n poetical lllght In n contemporary poet when he exclaimed : 'I saw the skirts of the departing year.' "Every ilrst of Jnnunry that wo ar rive at, Is an Imaginary milestone on the turnpike track of human life; at once n resting place for thought nnd meditation, and a starting place for fresh exertion In the performance of our Journey. The man who does not at least propose to himself to be bet ter this year than he was last, must be either very good or very bad Indeed. And only to propose to be better Is something; If nothing else, It Is an acknowledgment of our need to be so, which Is the Ilrst step towards amend ment. Hut, In fact, to propose to one self to do well Is In some sort to do well, positively; for there Is no such thing ns n stationary point In human endeavors; he who Is not worse today than ho was yesterday, Is better; und ho who Is not better, Is worse." So wrote Charles Lamb. Therefore let us make New Year resolutions "duly to prize and diligently to Im prove time for the blessed end It was given for" even If we break them. have any grudge against are doused with the peas, while they shower the wheat upon their friends. A curious custom also is festooning tho hand somest horse and leudlng him to th house of u nobleman. The pea nnd wheat shooters follow In droves. Uoth guests und horso are admitted to tho parlor of the lord und the guests re celvo presents. Berlin Is to erect Europo's first sky scraper along American Jines, a build. Inn 22 stories high. Ths Uie of Artificial Light Hat Produced Satisfactory Result In Egg Pro duction of Flocks In a Number of 8tates. (Prepared by the United Statu Department of Agriculture.) Artificial lights properly operated will materially Increase the winter egg production of pullets, the United States Department of Agriculture believes. The use of lights may also slightly In crease tho yearly egg production of Individual hens, though not to any marked extent. The opinion of the de partment's poultry division Is fully cor roborated by many of the state experi ment stntlons, particularly those In Cullfornla, Indiana, Kansas, Washing ton, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, New York nnd New Jersey. County agents working In New York and New Jersey report considerable activity In this project, In which the Department of Agriculture usually co operates with the state agricultural college through the county agent. Lighting as a Feeding Meaiure. It should be well understood that ar tificial lighting Is Intended primarily as; a means of getting the hens to feed longer than they otherwise would dur ing the short days of fall and winter. An extra feeding of scratch grain should be provided, so that the flock Is Induced to ent not only enough for maintenance but nn nmount compar able to what Is eaten In the more ac tive laying seasons. Lights ure used soon after Septem ber 1 In New Jersey, but in most local-, ltles they are started November 1 and continued to April 1. Conditions vary in different stutes. What may be good pructlce in New Jersey may not work in Kansas. In the latter state elec tricity Is considered the only practi cable kind of light, while In other states kerosene lamps and gasoline mantles are sometimes used. Electric ity Is the most practical method to use wherever It Is available. How to Use Artificial Light The total daylight, real and artifi cial, should be nbout fourteen hours. There are three ways of increasing the apparent length of the dny by turning on lights very early In the morning, or by keeping thera going several hours nt night, or by using them both morning nnd night. While all three methods have given good re sults, the first Is usually found most convenient, becnuse the lights merge Into daylight and no 111 effects result If they nre not turned off promptly. In using the second method some dimming device Is needed with electric lights to lower the Illumination gradu ally. The hens do not get to their roosts If the light Is suddenly extin guished. Gnsollne and kerosene lamps have to be turned down. Artificial lighting can be abused, with disastrous effects on the flock. If they ore run for too long n day, the hens may produce well for n short time nnd then begin to moult. If the laying pnsses CO per cent, or, In the opinion of some poultry authorities, fiO per cent, there Is dnnger of moulting nnd consequent cessation of laying. In the spring the lights should never be stopped nbruptly. Tho length of time they are run should be shortened about ten minutes a day until they can be entirely nbnndoned. Other Points With Lights. Fresh water should be given the flock the first thing In the morning when the lights ure turned on. Hlrds of different uges should not be housed together or lighted In the same wuy. They should be properly graded and flocked according to age. Lighting makes It possible to carry February hatched pullets through the first fall and winter producing period with less moulting. Yearlings nnd two-year-old hens nre better If started with artifi cial lights In January, and the method Is not as profitable as with pullets. It Is considered a questionable prnctice to turn lights on culled hens to stimu late egg production. In New Jersey, where the largest umount of work has been done with artificial lighting, It Is thought better to sell the culls and buy good birds. Artificial lights should be suspended from the celling so that the cnttre floor space Is lighted. If the roosting closet partition casts n shadow on the roosts, the chickens will go to sleep In the shadow. Uesults In New Jersey show that In general tho use of lights nearly doubles production during the period of high prices of eggs and greatly Increases the usual net return over the cost of lights nnd feed In the lighted pens. The lighted flock showed bettor health than the unllghtcd ones, nnd tho subsequent laying was as good among the birds which had had winter lights as with any of the birds. A record was kept of 14 New Jersey flocks for five months. The birds nver aged 3,802 In number nnd laid 280,511 eggs altogether. This was a 41 per cent production, whereas n 22 per cent production was usual before the experi ment. This meant nn Increase of 127, 158 eggs. An experiment wns made nt the agri cultural experiment stntlon, New Brunswick, N. .T., In which 000 unllght cd pullets made n profit of $3.20 per bird, but 500 lighted birds clenred $5.07 each. The lights were turned on In the morning. Where nn evening lunch was given to 100 pullets the profit per bird was $5.48. The fuel and operating cost for 1,100 birds wns 4.4 cents per bird. An Increase of a single egg per bird poys this cost AFFECT FARM VALUES BY CHANGES IN TYPE Certain Crops Have Ceased to Be Profitable. Farmer In Making New Selection Will Do Well to Look Back and Follow Economic Changes That Have Occurred. (Prepared by the United Statu Department of Agriculture.) Many farmers, before buying a farm, have saved themselves future losses by looking well Into the matter of a probable change In the type of farming practiced In the region they have under consideration. Certnln crops may cense to be profitable owing to the development of other regions more favorably situated for their pro duction and marketing. Some crops may have to be abandoned because of disease, Insect pests or other causes. The United States Department of Ag riculture suggests the test question: Is the farm selected adapted to such possible changes? For lnstnnce, the farm selected may now be growing beans, potatoes, corn, oats, clover and hay, with the pros pect that !eans nnd potatoes will soon cease to be profitable. The question then arises can some other crop or crops be found to replace them? Very few regions have a wide range of crops, especlnlly In general farming, nnd adaptability to new crops Is a very Important consideration. Can the beef-cattle farm be made over Into a dnlry farm? Can the dairy farm be made Into a sheep farm? Can the fruit farm be made Into a hay, grain or live stock farm? In many Instances It will be found that tho farm In question demands n type of farming thnt cannot be easily changed to meet the needs of chang ing conditions. When making a selection, look back and follow the local economic changes that have occurred In the last 30 years, and then judge for yourself whether the farm you have under con sideiatiou has the adaptability neces sary for meeting the changes that are bound to come In the future. BEST CABBAGE FOR STORING Should Be Carefully Grown and of Va. rlety Well Adapted to Keeping, Say Experts. Cabbage for storing should be care fully grown and handled and of a va riety well adapted to keeping, say the vegetable specialists of the United States Department of Agriculture. The heads should be solid and all loose leaves removed and practically free from injuries caused by Insects and diseases. They should be placed In a storage house so constructed and arranged as to prevent drip from the structure striking the stored heads. It Is also essential that moisture aud ven tllatlon be so controlled ns to prevent the condensation of moisture on the cabbage while In storage. The tern perature maintained In common stor age houses may vary from 32 to 45 or 50 degrees Fahrenheit, depending on outdoor conditions. In no case should tho cabbage be allowed to freeze. Tho usual type of constuctlon em ployed In commercial storage houses Is that of a broad, low houBe with an ulley sufficiently wide to admit a team and wagon through the center, and with the storage bins or shelves ar ranged on either nlde. Tho cabbage Is placed on shelves In layers, one to three layers deep, or In crates or venti lated bins. Banks, pits and cellars are also largely used for the keeping oi tne crop. KING PIN PLUG TOBACCO Known as "that good kind" CJry itand you will know why sMB3H If HUNT'S GUARANTEED SKIN DISEASE REMEDIES ' (Hunt' Salve and Soao).fUln th treatment of Itch, Ecifma, King-wormi etter or otner iico I I. Jt I M ft ft. I ft .ft. HiBiRiiiuiimci.iir nil vft ment at our rlik Sold by all reliable drunlttt.. ' A. B. 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