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Tenn German Millet Seed.SI SO bu. Dwarf Essex Rape .'.. —be H> Uinder Twine. 12c Hi. Red Top A Orange cane seed SI 40 bu. A11 in cotton bags 15c extra each, and terms NET GAS11. C. R. BAIRD & GO., - Chattanooga, Tenn. Southern Hereford Cattle Co. Formerly Columbus Cattle Co. Breeders and Dealers in Thor oughbred Acclimated HEREFORD, ABERDEEN ANGUS and SHORTHORN Cattle. Some choice young bulls ready for service for sale. In spection invited. Visitors welcome. J. E. GLADNEY Manager, WEST POINT, MISS. For Sale. Two Grand Daughters of Exile of St. Lambert. Kl'/.'/AE GOR1IEN No. 14M403, out of May Day No. 107973 a 14 lb. tested cow, due 2nd calf. ENID SWEREN No 148404, out of Patty Hzalice No. No. 80347, a grand draughter of Thisbee 2nd, 10 lb. test. Due with 3rd calf. These young cows are all that could be desired for 1st class family cows; gray in color, large, well-shaped ud ders, fine teats, tine milkers, easily milked —any child can milk them. No t correspondence necessary if you want the cows, or either of them. Send a checK with order they are guaranteed just as represented or money refunded. Price $63 each f. o. b. cars. First check gets the cows. J. B. PERKINS, Starkville. Miss .'.GROW RICE™" a Catalogue telling ’ to prepare it for 1ARKET Bv Writing iGLEBERG HULLER GO. Syracuse, N. Y. jrseyBulIsforSale Three young Jersey Bulls whose dams and grand-dams on both sides are tested cows. Old ■jr enough for service: good individ y urls and solid colors. For tabu lated peuigress and other infor mation address rne at Kuscins * k«. Miss. _D. F. LOVE. Angora Buck for Sale. 1 3-year-old Angora Buck $20. 2 Eeby. Bucks at $lo each All from registered stock and are very fine. R. M SMITH, Caxxonshukg, Miss. Jersey Bulls. I have for sale 2 yearling Jersey Bulls ready for service now at £12.59 and £15 each. One of them is a per fect beauty. Both very ambitious. C. C. BAROWELL. Starkville. Miss. Herd headed by the 800 tl.s 1’oar, PRINCE BEE-KNIGHT No. 5071, that won first prize at Vicksburg and Meridian in 1900. One extra-nice Boar ready for service for sale. Pigs from premium winning sires and dams now ready to ship. LEE HARRINGTON, DABEV1BBE. MISS. i' “The Gazette is in a much more convenient ft rm now than it has been heretofore. I like the change.” • i | HOW WEEDS MIGRATE. They Earn Their Right to Live by the Most Har dy Efforts. How they migrate has been I plainly shown in the case of ! every kind of weed extant in the j United Slates. Some travel ex iceedinglv slow by means of run i ners, or slender radiatingbranch | es, which reach anywhere from ! ten inches to ten feet along the ground and produce plantlets at j the ends, which take root and (grow. Others progress bv spreading underground, work ing too deep to be disturbed by | either grazing stock or mowing I machines. Still others finding | the battlefor life difticnlt, devel op strange qualities. Prof. A. N. Prentiss, of Cornell university has demonstrated by experiment that a Canada thistle root, cut into pieces one-fourth of an inch long, can produce shoots from nearly e\ery piece. So when the share of the plow digs down to cut and tear this inhabitant from its home it more often aids in its further distribution. •‘One of the most interesting yet least known methods by J which plants travel shorl dis | tances is by throwing their seed, i When the pods of common tare j are mature they dry in such a | manner as to produce a strong 1 oblique tension on the two sides ! nf tho rin/1 rl'h^co tin-jll,’ cnlit apart anucurl spirally, with such [a sudden movement upward as j to hurl the peas several feet. ! Many others progress in the i same way, the common spurge I and .wood sorrel in particular “Many weed seeds have spec ial adaptives that enable them to to take advantage of the wind or float lightly on water. Dandelion prickly lettuce, Canada thistle, horseweed, milkweed and many others equip their seed with some feathery or winglike appa ratus that enables them to sail. Ordinarily the distance this equipment can carry is two miles but a high wind or hurricane would hear them ten or fifteen. Yet with two exceptions, the most rapidly migrating weeds have not traveled in this way. Frozen ground or snow is another great aid to the hardy migrating weed because seeds are blown along for great distances. Dut ton weed, giant ragweed and barnyard grass all progress •a that way, because thei sci d are produced late in ti e eason. anil many oi mem are Held with | such tenacity that they .are dis j lodged only by the stro vest winds, when the condition ire favorable tor distant jouri.. vs. By that time the ground is usu ally frozen or covered with »uow and the seeds skip merrily along before every stray gust. This method of seed dispertion is now known to account in part for the general presence of ragweed, mayweed and others along our country roads. It also shows that weeds are distributed much more rapidly over fields left bare during the winter than thosecov ered with some crop that will catch the rolling seeds. Prof. Bailey, of the Fargo (N. D.) agri cultural college found by experi ment that wheat grains drifted over the snow on a level field at the rate of 500 a minute, with the wind blowing 25 miles an hour. Lighter orangular grains were found to drift much more rapidly. “Some weeds migrate by tum bling. the whole plant, seed and all, withering into a sort of a ball and rolling before the wind, t- uch are best developed in the prairie region, where there is little to impede their progress, and where therearcstrong winds to drive them, butthev are found also in the eastern states, where they may be seen in ditches, gul lies and fencecorners, swept bare of their seeds, before the winter is out. “Some seeds depend for their widest distribution upon the hooked character of their seeds, i which stick to the hides of cattle or the clothing of men. They have been known to travel him j dreds of miles this wav. and me ‘ground about the great stock yards in Chicago and other cities is rich in weed- not common to that territory. Migrating birds sweep seeds through space for thousands of miles, and it is thought that some of the weed importations from Central and South America have crime thiv 'va v. ‘•Railways are high ways no less for the progressive weed than for man. Seeds drop from cars and from the clothes of passengers all along the line. The most prolif ic weeds, particularly the Rus sian thistle, havebeen introduced at points widely seperated throughout the United States al most simultaneously by this means._ They., cyme in straw used for packing, and in grain not perfectly cleaned. The country towns that receive the lreightare breeding places and the men who handle it arc car riers. The weeds get every where, because their seed survive long and are equipped to cling and travel. By centuries of struggle they have acquired the ability to adapt themselves to al most any quality ol soil or ant Kind of atmosphere. They earn their right to live by the most hardy efforts. No plant of cul ture could ever endure the Knocks which they receive and survive. Heat, cold, drouth, frost, soggy rains, unnatural soils, all afflict the traveling seed by turns. Yet it will face the situation, dig deep reach high, and even change its diet and its very nature before it will give up P' • .-.♦•oiggle. That it should be of some use is a long delayed,but just conclusion of science. The outlaw of the fruitful fields is today most often the helper and and savior of the arid way. Equipped with a pow erful constitution and giant ener gy, the worst of the weeds may readily become the best of the plants.” Stops the (lough and Works off'the Cold. Laxative Bromo Ouinine Tablets cure a cold in one day. No Cure, No Pay. Price 25 cents. Too Much Cotton, Not Enough Hogs. Cotton is declining under tho present promising reports of the incoming crop, while “top hogs” are in demand at much higher orices. 1 -2c to 1» .v-4-r nfo* rwiiirwl gross. There is great danger of “overproduction” of cotton, hut little tear of overplus of hogs. The estimated cost of the cotton by the United States De partment in Georgia by a free use of fertilizer is M«e and 5c in Texas in 18W without fertilizers. So there would be practically no margin of profit at 5 or 6c the probable ruling prices this fall. Hut if we admit for arguments sake that, owing to the present high prices paid for corn, it costs 3c to 3,‘4 c, yet we have a very handsome profit on hogs; espec ially so for the farmer who has ample pasturage and facilities for raising plenty of green for age and provided with the nec cessary sanitary measures. It is much easier to prevent swine diseases than to keep do vn insects on cotton, especi ally sipce“pot hunters”and trap pers have ruthlessly destroyed the quail, which once stood sen tinels on the Nueces River bv the countless thousands as our natural protectors from the ravages of the Mexican boll vvea vjl. The hue and cry bv some farmers who live and dwell in untenable hobbles oi their own concoction, thatthe quail does not prey upon the Mexican weevils have been proved untrue by the finding of many particles of* fifty weevils in the craw of otle quail in South Texas Twenty thous and dollars appropiated by the national Government is a step in the right direction, and our State laws should be so amended and revised as to allow sufficient funds to find a remedy to des troy the aphis and the Mexican boll wevil. With our increased facilities in the erection of the big Fort Worth peckcries for a nome market for all the hogs the Texas farmers can possibly raise, it is the ptrt of wisdom to raise more corn and hogs and less cotton for the boll worm or Mexican boll weevil to devour. To my best ability I am practic ing the above suggestions as the surest and safest plan"—Aakon Coi i kk, in Ex. SWEET CORN AND FODDER FOR HOGS. There are two crops that can be grown by the farmer in al most any part of the corn and hog belt that are espec'ally adapted for cows and hogs. One of these is sweet corn and the other is sorghum. The former can lie cultivated about as cheap ly as field corn, but will mature much earlier and comes at a time when grain is scarcest and most netded. It is an ideal feed for young stuff, especially for pigs. It gives them a start so that they are in goop condition for field corn later on. I wish to impress upon your readers the advantages of sor ghum. It is a plant of vigorus growth and stands drouth re markably well. It is a heavy yielder. It will make as much succulent food tojthe acre asjany feed that can be grown here in Ohio. In planting this crop do notgetittoo thick for hogs, as the larger the stalks grow the more sap and the more seed it will produce. I found out by experience that hogs do not care for small stalks, though they are Detter tor cattle, i twill plant .s teet 5 inches by feet and not too much in a hill, so as to get as large a growth as possible to the stalk and seed. Although last season was a dry one, I got from a to 5 tons per acre. To the beginner I would say. Slart with an acre, and see how much feed they will need of that kind. For an ordinary farmer with <10 brood sows and some growing shoats, an acre will be erough and you will 'have some for cattle besides. Fve pounds of seed will be required to plant an acre. Sorghum gives the hogs a thrifty growth and condi tion. Their hair is as smooth as if they had been groomed. I also feed the cropcured, To cure the crop I had a long shed <>0 feet in length, in which I haul ed and leaned it up around the wall till it was cured and then stored it in one end. Theenemy of the seed is mice, chickens and English sparrows. If you can kep them off you are all right. There is no waste in sorghum fodt er, as the horses and cattle will eat every vestage of it, and you cant tell where you fed them last Cows will leave good corn fodder to eat sorghum.—G. D. Wokk, in Ex. The Best l’crscription for Malaria Chills and Fever is a bottle of Giftn’ic’s Tastki kss Chii.i. Tonic. It is simply iron and quinine in a tasteless form. No cure, No pay. Valuable Letter on Incubators. I see in the News of May an inquiry asking in regard to ex perience of some one who has run and operated an incubator. I have run one for two years. (But don’t do as I did—commence with a small one.) I have one now which hold 100 eggs. Per haps the friend doesn’t get the machine under his oontrol be foreputting in the eggs. Look after the lamp well, for this is the locomotive that pulls the train. Perhaps you made a bad choice in your machine, or, per haps it is for like of ventilation and moisture, as I see from his writing that he doesn’t give enough of either. I have one that is a perfect sue cess. I am very particular of the kind of eggs I set, First. 1 I I akes “short roads. AXLE JL 3^»nd light loads. ; QREASE | ^•^^ood for everything that runs on wheels. I Sold Everywhere. l^lU^^MNDAKDOItW^. Pullman Sleeping Cars. Inauguration of Pullman Sleep ing Car Service over the Mobile & Ohio R. R.. between St. Louis and New Orleans, and between St. Louis ami Jacksonville, Fla. St. Louis-New Orleans train No. 3 leaves St. Louis 8:23 p. m. arrives New Orleans 8:10 p. m. the following day. Train No. 2 leaves New Or leans 7:30 p m. arrives St. Louis 7:32 p. m. the following day. St. Louis - Jacksonville, Fla. Train No. 3 leaves St. Louis 8:23 p. m., arrives Jacksonville Fla., 8:30 a. m. Train No. 4 leaves Jacksonville Fla., 7:45 p. m. arrives St. Louis 8:24 a. m. The Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars used in this service are ot the latest wide vestibuled patera. Trains on which they are op erated are vestibuled from end to end. C. R. Montgomery, Agent. hebbcbibbs m mm cbm A few choice pigs of each of these two popular breeds. Price, 37.50 each or $12.50 a pair. Also beautiful young Jersey bull. W. C WELBORN, Starkvilie. Miss. fjflM'T DC insc Learn Shorthand UUll I DC lULt- at Home, i teach you by mail the best system in a short time. Try it. it will pay you. ifti pays for Manual and Lessons. Semi P. () money order. G. T. HOWERTON, IITKA, MISS. <§ This signature is orfevery box of the genuine Laxative Bromo=Quinine Tablets the remedy that cures a cold In one day want them to be fresh eggs and from a healthy Hock of chickens, All eggs should be of normal size and smooth-shelled. Nc eggs should be over 10 days old. If you desire good results, the con dition of the parent slock has all to do witn the strength and fer tility of the egg. Weakly fertil izing will often partly mature, but will die in shell anywhere from the fifth to twentieth day, varying according to the condition and health of the embryo chick. I keep heaithy chicks by keeping m it Hnrl.' hpfxlp/1 uiitL I'linipo birds, of which the cost is very small taking everything inao con sideration. I don't raise chicks to show at fairs or to sell at a big - price. I raise them for ray own use, but if I am fortunate enough to have more than I can use, then I can sell them at a good price at my home. I won't keep a mongrel in my flock, either male or female, they are the first to go to the din ner pot, and by so doing I have the finest chickens»in the neigh borhood. If the sister that asked for a : emedy to keep lice off of chick ens will take equal parts of snuff and sulphur and put it in an old pepper duster and dust it on her hens’ feathers about two or three times during incubation, they will come off clear of lice. My choice of chickens is B. P. and S. C. Leghorn, the B. P. for meat, the Leghorn for eggs, and to cross the B. P. on the Leg horn make both meat and eggs. —Mrs. James Pctcet, Copeville, Tex., in Ex. 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