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Century Steei Range, No. 80-A-I8 Has six 8-inch lids, oven 17x21x12, splendid reservoir and wanning closet, lined throughout with asbestos, burns anything, best bakers and roasters on Earth. Guaranteed 10 years. Weight 475 lbs. Only $22.90. Terms 98.00 cash, balance payable $3.00 a month, no inter est. Shipped immediately on receipt oi 98.00 cash payment. We trust honest peopls located in all parts of the World. Cash discount 51.50 on Range. Freight averages SI.25 lor each 600 miles. Send for free oatalogue, but this is the great est bargain ever offered. We refer to Southern Illinois Rational Sank. CENTURY ‘ MANUFACTURING • CO. 544,_East St. Louis, IH, Live Stock Notes. There never was a greater driver of trootting horses any where than than the one long known all oyer this country as Budd Docjle. He began when the trotting breed first took spe cific form and remained with it until it reached its zenith in im portance so far in this country. Mr. Doble heloncs to trottino history in association with the greatest trotter of his time. Goldsmith Maid. The Maid was sold and so went out of Mr. Dodle’s control, but not out of his recollection and liking. He called to see her one day. “Did she know you?” he was ask , ed. “Bless your soul,” he an swered “the minute Ientered her stall she came up to me and rub bed her head against my arm and face. She neighed and frisked around the stall like a colt, and did every thing but sptak.” The great mare remembered well the little kindly touches con tributed in association with her supreme efforts and correspond ing victories. “I used, some times,” Mr. Dodle went on to tell the now much interested lis teners, “to give her an apple, and I had one this time. I cut it into quarters artd put the pieces into different pockets, and she managed to get them all ouc. Of course it did Doble good to see that. There was on that occasion what might be termed alinishing touch that Mr. Double wanted to see added. The Maid had a very long and beautiful tail, and the master reinsman had taught her to keep her tailfreeinlyingdown. Could she still do this? I asked her to do it as of old,and it would have made you laugh, he said, to see her turn round and round and switch her tail about until it was just so, and then lie down with it fully extended on tbeclean straw.” Such a relation is helpful to both man and beast. Livestock never do the best that is possible to them on farms where the mas ter is harsh. Back of every steadily valuable outcome in farming must be the farmer, and this applies to the dog as to all else. A well-bred shepherd dog, when properly trained and man aged will drive cattle and sheep much more carefully, and with less worry to the animals, than will the ordinary boy; but when a careless boy and worthless dog —any dog with a bad boy—are set to chasing them then lookout for trouble. Garget, milk fever, bloody milk, shrinkage of milk, milk tainted with fever, milk that won't come to butter—these are among the results obtained from the frightened, worried and over heated cow. The owner who permits such conduct may deem himself for tunate if broken legs and other such damages do not come in as a part of the performance. aows dooui 10 larrow snouiu be allowed some exercise, and be fed mainly on green food. This will make the giving of birth eas ier, increase the tendency fb give milk and prevent the feverish conditibn which frenzies these animals so that they often de stroy their own offspring. A sow that has once done this sort of destroying is not apt after ward to make a good mother, and the rule is that she should be fattehed for the butcher and sold. When the toes of young horses are not shortened sufficiently, the liability to ringbone is, it is said, increased. Many a valua ble horse has been permanently injured by the failure to attend to this very matter—has been damaged by neglecting to attend at the propper time to just such a detail. Whilst Mexico has some good cattle it yet has much that is not good—has much needingimprov ing. The United statescan sup ply just the material needed in this service. The matter is be ing authorativelv looked into,and as a consequence it is expected that good will result tobothjcoun tries. Thus far it does no seem that all has gone as it should have gone in this business. It is re ported that “the Mexicans have been grossly deceived by dealers in American cattle.” The other side to this stoi v, as stated by the U. S. Consul General at Mexico, is that there has not, as far as that gentleman knows, been a single complaint wnerc me animais were pur chased directly from Americans in the United States. The Mexicans think to quite an extent that the prices for our pure-bred cattle rule too high. In th.s they are mistaken—mis taken because our prices are as the law of supply and demand determines. The market in Mexico promis es to be an excellent one, and we should therefore, make some concessions, if necessary to cut in it a good big figure' The Mexicans want the beef breeds. Some Holstcins have found a market in Mexico; but they were purchased more for their beef quantities than for their milking qualities. The Mexicans want meat, not milk; and since the practice is begin ning to be adopted there of sell ing animals by weight instead of by the head, as has been the cus tom heretofore, the demand is for large animals. The ranch owners of the coun try have found that fine bulls, animals pure bred and so pedi greed, bred to the native or scrub stock, increase the total percent age of production. More im portant still, there is a decided increase in the weight of the marketable stock produced in this way. In going through the country in the spring one is very apt to be impressed occasionally with the poor condition and miserable appearance of the yearling calves. The calf has not, during his first year, teeth adapted to chew ing hard, solid food; it follows from this that if it is fed from whole gi ain the loss on account of material passed through the system undigested will be great er than in the case of an older animal. While the calf has succulen grass there is no trouble, bu when, on the other hand, it i con fine d to d ry cor nstalks or straw it is impossible for it to get suf ficent nutriment. Clover hay is the best kind of hay for it, and if to this is added a handful daily of cornmeal and oatmeal mixed the young animal will, if shelter ed during severe weather, keep on growing. It helps, too, if the water given in winter has taken from it the extreme chill of that season. Our domesticated animals, in being fattened, suffer more or less from sourness of food on their stomachs. Charcoal is the best corrective for this. Swine fed on corn will eat it rapidly, so also will cows. Cows often eat corncobs for the potash they contain. G Charcoal is carbon,and so is chemically identical A'ith fat.—Home and Farm. Nubs of News. Thinty-five grade Hereford steers were shipped last week from the Union Stock Yards, Chicago, to a ranch in Wyoming, there to be put on feed lor exhi bition at the St. Louis fair. A large price was paid for the cat tle. A New York corporation has purchased, fenced and stocked partially a 10,000-acre ranch in Lincoln Co., Ga. Only 1,100 acres are fenced. The first in stallment of cattle have been placed in the fenced pasture. It is proposed to breed and fatten cattle for the southern markets. President Roosevelt has prom ised Senator Cullom to attend the Illinois State fair next fall un less unexpected affairs of state then demand his attention. It Is likely that the President may take a little time to make the ac quaintance of a few Illinois cities if he should come West at that time. Scientists have united for some time past in declaring that this is to be a great year for locusts. Only recently, however, have the pests actually been seen. A dispatch from Laredo, Tex. days that the locusts are now to be seen in millions in the range country near Corpus Cnristi and that the swarms now hatched are devouring every green or living bit of the vegetation in their path. Prof. Behring, of Berlin, Ger many, announces that he has dis coved a process of inoculation by which young cattle may be ren dered immune from tuberculosis. He states in his book, which, ac cording to a press dispatch is to be published that he as suc ceed in inocculating cattle with the virus of human consumption and the result later was thedeath of the animals. His discovery of the substance which being in jected under the skin of young cattle renders them immune is, .Prof. Behring says, his greatest discovery. The sale of the Red Poll herd of Mr. J. E. Platt in England a short time ago was very success ful, the average for 40 cows and 10 bulls being $280. The bulls averaged $325, the highest priced one being Pistol which was cham pion of the breed at the last Roy al Show and sold for $1,300. Sleeping Beauty made exactly the same money and Dormouse made $755. The cow Brinhilda, many times first intheshowring, was bought for exportatin to this country at $320, and Bruna, also a noted prize winner, was bought for exportation at $725. Three other good females were taken by the same buyer. A feature of the sale was the demand on the prat of of several well known breeders not hitherto identified with the Red Poll. Gazette ads. bring quick results. JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI. Manufacturers of Royal C Brand, Lampton R. B. Super phosphate, Lotterhoss & Huber Special Fertilizer, Gulf States Guano, Chicago Superphosphate, Vegetable & Fruit Fer tilizer, Acid Phosphate, Sulphuric Acid. DEALERS IN GERMAN KANIT, COTTON SEED MEAL, MURIATE POTASH, NITRATE SODA. ^ Since last season we have built a new Fertilizer Factory and Chemical Works. We now manufacture our own Chemicals, which we formerly bought, and are in position to give better Fer tilizers and better service for the same money. Long Distance ’Phone 370. A. A. GREEN, General Manager. 3-28-02-3m. L—__"_ _ ■ M Bostrom's Improved ^Farm Level^®^* FOR TERRACING i DITCHING AND ^ DRAINAGE. It is Not a Makeshift but an established SUCCESS and we have hundreds of testi monials from the best farmers in the country to prove it An il lustrated treatise on Terracing, Ditching and Drainage with each level. Price, with Tripod and Slid ing Target Rod, $5 cash with order. Send for Descriptive Circular. J. M. ALEXANDE & CO ' 26-28 South Pryor SI., Atlanta,. NORTH CAROLINA CORN WHISKI AT $1.50, $1.75. $2.00 and $3.00 PER GALLON. ' Direct to Consumer, Saving Middlemen's Profits. All Express Charges Paid by Me on packa ges of two gollons or more to Limits of Southern Express Co. TERMS, Cash With Order. Send an order and write for Descriptive circular of wines and brandies. Keferences: Commercial agencies or any merchant here. Jp ||, WOOLLEY, Cherryviilc, 0. C, p$1,35 rnTglithiliin“free.”p D To advertise and.quickly prove that the New I. D. Seat D ** makes a buggy comfortable for 3 grown people we will send, to** E anyone requesting it, one of these seats absolutely free. U Write today. E Deluth Manufacturing Co. D e 1 u t h, G a. E ♦H^eoistcreb——»• = FOR SALE = Registered Roland Chinas—all ages —most fashionable strains. Southdown Sheep from S. \V. Gar rett’s Hook, Ft. Garrett, Ky. Grade Short Horn Cattle. Fox and Deer Hounds. Also at Stud, Trotting Stallion. Al mont Boy Jr., and Kentucky Jack. ‘Dictator. ” R. M. SMITH, Prop. FINE High JACK. 5 Years Old. ^TWell trained and sound in every respect. Price $250.00. L. N. HENRY. BRASILIA, Noxubee Co., Miss. RED POLLED CATTLE H. H. & T. H. GRAHAM, PINEWOOD, TENN. We made a clean sweep of prizes at Vicksburg and Merid ian last year. Aberdeen-Angus Bulls FOR SALE. Three-quarter grade show, full blood. Orders taken for Spring delivery. A. J. SIMPSON, Grenada, Miss.