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farm Uliujon Economy
The economy of this proposition is not all found in the very reasonable price of the wagon itself but in the great amount ol labor it will save, and its great durability. The Electric Wheel Co. who make this Electric Han dy Wagon and the now famous Elec tric Wheels, have solved the problem of a successful and durable low down wagon at a reasonable price. This wagon is composed of the best material throughout white hickory axles, steel wheels, steel hounds, etc. Guaranteed to carrv 4000 nounds l hese Electric Steel Wheels are made to tit any wagon and make i practically a new wagon lout of the old one. They [can be had in any height desired and any width of tire up to 8 inches. With an extra set of these wheels a farmers an in terchange them w ith his regular wheels and have high or low down wagon at will. Write for catalogue of the full “Electric Lire''to Electric Wheel Co., Box 523, Ouincy, Illinois. TIME OK TRAINS AT Starkville. LEAVE. No. 41. (daily) 10:05 a. m No. 43. “ 4:25 a. in ARRIVE. No. 43 (daily) 12:15 p. m, No. 44 “ 6:35 p. m. C. S. CLARKE, General Manager, 8T. LOtlS. C. M. SHEPARD, JNO. M. BEALL, Gen'l Pass'r Agent. Aaa't Gen'l Paae'r Agent. ■OBILK. ST. LOI IS. mlWIf A very prolific long staple. Strong, silky fibre cotton, that sold in Vicksburg, Oct., Nov., Dec., and Jan. markets for 13,!/ cts. lb. Good benders selling at the time for 8c. $3 per sack of 100 tbs. C. S. HYLAND, Mi>. Yokkna, Miss. Unknown Peas. We have a few hundred bush els Unknown peas, also some mixed peas for sale. The mixed consist of blacks, clay speckle, unknown,*red rippers. Address THE GIBSON GROCERY CO., West Point, Miss. E. F. DEL BOiNDIO, NEW ORLEANS, LA COMMISSION MERCHANT for sale ofjSugar Rice, Coffee. Molas ses, Poultry, Hotter, Eggs, Se^ds and all country produce. Velvet Beans for sale. CYLINDER PRESS FOR SALE One good Campbell book and news press for sale cheap for cash. Also 2 h. p. gasoline en gine, 2 imposing stones. Ad dress T. R. Montgomery, Stark ville, Miss. PEL1K1N COTTON SEED. 50 Bushels 1'elikin Cotton Seed for sale; 50c per bushel f. o. b. Starkville, Miss. W. W. MILLER. Trim Cane, Miss. wantedT To purchase 50 bushels cow peas unknown and 50 bushels Lespedeza Stratia Seed. Address O.M.CAWTHORN, Selma, Ala. Z*' Always mention Southern Farm Gazette when writing to advertisers. CIIEDDER CHEESE IN TEXAS. The A. and M. College Dem onstrates That it Can be Made Here. The Texas agricultural exper iment station seems to have suc ceeded in overcoming another heretofore prevalent idea in this state with regard to certain branches of agriculture and manufacture. It-has long been contended by many that the man ufacture of cheese in Texas was impracticable on account of cli mate conditions and other causes of minor nature. The News has received from Prof. Connell, director of the station, a sched der of cheese made at tl e Agri cultural and Mechanical college recently. It is of good color and tine flavor. Regarding the mak ing of this cheese Prof. Connell says: “We take the liberty to send vou by express today a chedder cheese made from the milk of our college herd in the new agricul tural building, recently provid ed and equipped for the young men taking theagricultural course m this institution, which I hope will prove satisfactory in quality and will within itself be convinc tn<r r»vt/1pni’o nf thp nrartirnhilitu O ___ L >f making cheese in our State. You will find that the texture of this cheese, like that of all other chedder cheese, is firm and close and the flavor mild “This particular cheese was made on March 11, and had de veloped 24 per cent of acid at the time the miik was set and a tem perature of 86 degress. Three and a half ounces of rennet were used per 1,000 pounds of milk to [cause curding, which result was secured in 22 minutes after the rennet was added. The milk was then wai med up to 08 de grees and kept at this point for thirty-five minutes, when the whev was seperated from the curd. It was salted at the rate of \l/2 ounces per 1,000 pounds of milk. “The batch of milk treated as above described yielded one pound of cheese to 0 7-10 pounds of milk. The milk from which the cheese was made contained 4.2 per cent fat and 13.4 solids. It required some three weeks to cero and prepare the cheese for consumption.” A Misapprehension. Occasionally somebody breaks the silence by sneering at science as applied to farming, and declar ing that common sense, exper ience and work are all anv farm er needs. Men had been culti vating the soil by common sense and main strength for many thousand years before science was brought to bear upon the subject, and what was the result? The,best plow was the “Cary” with an iron point and land slide, and a wooden mold-board, with which th<? land was broken and the crop cultivated. The grain was cut with a scythe andthresh ed with Hails or trodden out by hordes or cattle, just as the Egyptians did 4,000years before. The best harrows were cut from a forked tree, and«pegs for teeth. Cotton was picked from the seed by hand at a rate of a pound and a quarter in ten hours. Thous ands of acres were planted in New York and New England states, and were abandoned be cause the fruit all rotted on Uie vines. It was thus also in Eu rope until science 'developed the the fact that a mixture of blue stone, lime and water would pre vent this disease. Itwasalready known that bluestone would de stroy the spores of fungi, but it was not known that these dis eases of the grape were fungus diseases until scienoe demonstrat ed their their true character and indicated the remedy. That section now ships trainloads of grapes to all sections of the coun try. Fifty years ago it required an average of 32 minutes labor of a man to produde a bushel of wheat, Now, by the use of scientific methods, only 2.2 min utes are required. Then cotton seedwasawasteproduct. Science has made cotton seed worth $2, 000,0000 to the farmers of the south. The plain meat and bread and potatoes, the almost universal diet of American farm ers 50 years ago, are now made into several hundred choice loods, preserved indetinatelv by purely scientific methods unknown two generations ago. The labor-sav ing implements that enable the farmers oi to-day to grow three times as much as their fathers did are constructed on scientific principles, or they would not do the work. There is no class of people, no industry that has re ceived so much benefit from ap lied science as farmers and farming.—Farm and Ranch. Timber Culture. Mr. W. L. Brockman,of South Dakota, writes us a friendly let ter in which He states that the keenest satisfaction which he reaps from his labors of lifty years is derived from his work in tree planting. He advises the farmers of the middle west to en gage in this to a greater extent than before. He says that the fast growing yellow cottonwood is one of the best tall growing trees for this area and may be had at almost a nominal cost. He says that millions of these trees should be planted through out the central west m rows run ning north and south, the trees being placed 8 or 10 feet apart. Between these the seeds of the ash and boxelder may be planted for the purpose of making the row a better windbreak. Besides the shade afforded by the trees it will improve the trunk of the cot tonwood. Cottonwoods should be pruned frequently in order that they may produce smooth trunks, sothat later they may be utilized for building purposes. Mr. Brockman claims that the frame part of his buildings is made from the cottonwood and considers itas valuable as pine. Other kinds of timber are getting to be so dear that they are be tbe reach of tne poor man, which still further emphasizes the necessity of acting now and and getting some of these valua ble trees started.—Ex. Gift of Horses. One of the most extraordinary gifts made on the coronation day Edward I. was that of 500 horses, which had been use by the royar princes and other personages if the procession to Westminste; Abbey, says the Londoh Chron/ cle. These horses, all richl caparisoned and harnessed juf as they were, were let loose in| tne very miast oi tne mob ait' the banquet in Westminster hi that always succeed a coronati in those days. The people in t streets were permitted to caP the animals, and to him w> caught a horse it and its appofc- . ments belonged. It speaks 1 umes for the difference inie and population between 1272 id l'fil2 of the king’s capital city at such a death trap should Ive been a welcome present then,nd that now his majesty’sown sfds ■ are even already being patietlv i trained to behave properlyknd I without risk of danger to anjone . under stress of noise an<the blare of military bands, oi the . great day in June. The recording nest box * one of the greatest of modern ippli ances for the poultry mat By the use of this box it is an easy matter to keep “tab” of whit each hen is doing in the way f egg production. The big bfceders who are increasing- thejiaying average of their hens all uf* these boxes. The time is not far dis tant when hens, pullAs and cockerels may be purchased with recorded pedigree, as cape hogs horses and sheep, are now pur chased. Blood counts in poul try as much as it does in any other branch of live stock. If the farmer is making a spec ialty of one particular breed it is not necessary to provide pens for them. All that is needed is a good uniform lot of bens and extragood cockerels. Forallock of loO bens 5 to 8 cockerels will suffice. A/f H1 *1 Meridian Home Mixture, i ▼ . Meridian Blood and Bone, _ I Meridian Vegetable Grower 4 11 71 Phosphate- Kainii and all A ^ , Fertilizing Materials. -gSKgOTrrr Made morl 0,1 e f°l,rtb of all the fertilizers sold in Mississippi ]a£on, besides large quantities in other states. -AI-SO MANU FACTOR KKS OF c q)N seed oil mill products. MERAN FERTILIZER FACTORY MERIDIAN, MISS. i'.. - - - .—■—- - 1 Jb ’rinting e=”4 !« ~-—- j* jjj 7 Gazett’S Job Department* 1ft ply prepared to handle all kinds of Commercial 1ft aS'ook Printing, such as Letter Heads, Note Heads, W 1ft pleads, Statements, Envelooes, Cards, Posters. Le- of flanks, Minutes, Catalogues, etc., on short notice- g fj >OD WORK, | GOOD MATERIAL, ^ Jj LOWEST PRICES. fc* Solicit a Trial Order -♦ ^ ~d—.. . JCarge Circulation inji JCarge Sield "With Dio Competition *35* elver tis ing Slates: *** • ITS PATRONS ARE ALWAYS PLFA8ED WITH RESULTS. ' T YOU WOULD B E, T O O . . . * 1 Time 1 Month 2 Months 3 Months 6 Months 12 Months 1 Inch. $1.00 $ 2 00 $3.50 $4.75 $8.00 $12.00 J. i„ches 1.50 3.00 4.50 5.75 11.00 20.00 3 Inches 2.00 3.55 5.50 7.75 14.00 25.00 6 Inches 3.00 5.00 8.50 15.00 25.00 45.00 I^ar^er spaces quoted on application. IT CIRCULATES AMONG AN INTELLIGENT AND WELL-TO-DO CLASS OF PEOPLE AND NO LIST OF SOUTHERN PAPERS FOR ADVER TISING PURPOSES IS COMPLETE WITHOUT THE SOUTHERN FARM GAZETTE, STARKVILLE, MISS. Garden and Greenhouse Plants For Sale at the MISSISSIPPI A. & M. COLLEGE. GARDEN PLBNTS 1"0.. J,'™’ Tomato, from hatbed -1° -- Tomato, transplanted •1-~’ 2,,\[ Tomato transplanted from cold frame .20 S1.00 ,.0 Egg plant, March 1st •» K Pepper and Cauliflower -1S Cabbage, after March 1st j0 2,.5° ' Other garden plants priced on our mailing sheets. Liberal uis count to market gardeners on large orders. FLORAL DEPARTMENT. Good assortment of Palms. I-eras. Pansies, Geraniums, Coleus. Asparagus, Heliotrops, Umbrella Plants, etc. Write for Price List of all plants we have to otter. Terms: Cash with order. Purchaser pays post At ;k & express charges. Address A. B. McKAY. AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE, MISS. Uc Arc the >nk People in [be United States ,vho distill, advertise and deliver a strictly pure, 100 proof whiskey. Ken Luckv whiskies are the best. The be-t Kentucky whiskey is CHAMPION Send us$3.25 and we will forward you, express prepaid, a trial gallon and you will be satisfied. If you are not, return it and we will refund the money and pay charges. Address 1. W. M. FIELD & SONS. 276 Front St., MEMPHIS, TENN. Dogs for Sale. I Will sell my fine Trigg bitch “Gull” and her 3 1 year old pups and that grand old Virginia dog “* Foot, and “Ked”-Ked and Gull art trained cat and fox dogs for $3a oi trade for Registered Jersey bull or Poland Chinas. Also 1 pure bred young Hereford Hull in service tor $6j or will trade as above. H. R. IIIRIE. Ihrie, Miss. Send The Gazkttk your sub scri tion today. Only 5Uc a year. CHEAP [ft Located on the Yazoo & Mississ issippi Valley R. R. in the fattous VAZOO VALLEY of Mississippi—specially adapted to the Raising of COTTON, CORN CATTLE AND HOGS SOIL RICHEST IN THE WORLD Write for Phamphlets and Maps E. P. SKEENE, Land Commissioner, Central Station. Park Row. Room 54? CHICAGO, ILL. WE PAY 8. 8. FA8E ■ «»*** 55,#* Deprglt. Guarantee Cymi/i&nd/ kOOMtKK SCHOIAKSHIPS. BOAKU AT COST. Write yulok to GA.-ala, BCSINK**8 COfcWSU*. MACON, OA.