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— Toe\erv dairymen, and more especially to every breeder of ( dairy cattle who is anxious to get the best results from his herd, the milker is the most important man about the place. As it is on the men behind the guns that the ultimate success or failure of an army depends; so it ison the men or woman who holds the milk pail that the successor failure of the dairy herd depends. The milker comes into the * . w lations the closer, where practi cable, he should be her feeder. It has been well said that a great* er protit can be derived from a scrub nerd under a thorough bred dairyman. We think that the feeding problem is the more easily solved, as compared with that of milking: as the main rc* puircment is a iair amount of brains, seasoned with a large quantity of common sense- com monly spoken of as horse sense. But as to the milkers, there is where the most of us arc up against it. That the hired men of America arc more intelligent than men in like pOsiti.-n in any otbi r coun tr\. and that intelligence has had much to do with the success of our agriculture, no one wil dcin ; but there is much yet to be de sired. anil that especially in dairy husbandry. The old idea that a cow’s udder was a sort of porta ble milk can. in which she stored up t etween times a certain amount of milk te> be drawn nlf at fixed intervals, is prettv we! exploded; and with this idea has gone the one that the milking stool could l>e Used effectively without damage to the milk flow. Now that the structure of the udder and the method of the clabration of milk is more gener ally f nown. the effect of harsh ness or kindness as applied to the cow s is more readily under sto»d. "Speak to a cow as you would t a lady" was a fatuous saving u: one of the most it ****(n! (none*.'is in Wisconsin dan \ mg; and his neighbors used to . «hl that wh n he opened th. at.U door at five a. m.. it was with hat of! and a ‘ good morning ladies! As to this latter point we cannot vouch; but we do know there was not one man in one hundred who could get as much miik fr-.m a cow as he, for he was a gentle man as well as a gentleman. Mr. H. 1». Gurler one of the most successful and prominent dairvmen of Illinois, and an authority on all dairy mat ters. asserts that a man may I waste more than his wages would come to, anti yet be looked upon as a fair milker. At the Wis consin Kxperiment Station they found a great difference between the results in milking attained by a steady, married, middle aged German, and those attained by the young men. These re-. suits are easily explained by thej fact that the man was married, and so more settled in his habits. ■ while the younger men had other things on their minds, and were inclined to rush the job, so as to , j get awav. For this reason we i bciicv c that, other things neing equal, the married men will be found the better and more prof-* itabic milker ;n most all cases. To the civilixed part of the world at least, the cow might well be called the universal mother.j and the word mother canes much with ;t. It is to the cow ’s moth-j crhood that we must look for the dairyman's success; for with motherhood goes the milk-giving function. We men know noth ing of the pure delight that a mother feels in nursing her young, but aside ft "in the human mother, how mauv are thereof us who have not noticed the in tense satisfaeti n of even the lower animals while \*i, sing this function. The n .sei is '.he fosterxm of the i «v, and the more nearly lie laU s the p »ce of her calf in her c‘ ini.iiioii, the gi cater will be ll.s >■ tcccss His success depends u;> i the com. plate elal ration into s of a the materi 1 pr* pareu in tu wonderful laboratory of her bod\ at that time, and tiu- coinpie c withdiawa. that mil** irons h i udder; for any residum will tend? t<> drv her «*th 1 his he can only attain b\ Ji acmy* himself in com plete haruiotiv with tliat animate nu tulle of ncrvcH, known as the dairy cow. If he can go tins, then, w 1111 firm, magnetic, j'entle touch and j nick, » xhaustive mi k -: ini'. "v4 has e the ideal milker. It; is our own opinion that 14011th, women would make better milk ers than is possibe for men. K.\. —• Without doubt it is the best ad\ medium • w ithin mv knowl edge in the South. R. A. Peacock. r KENTUCKY HEREFORDS^*; x One of the l>e«*t herd* in the South, headed by the record breaking ' y IMP BRITISHER 145096, " kf. 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