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9 A .Farm and Home Weekly for Mississippi, Ala bama, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee. _rQUNo»D.iM>.<T»T>wKviLH Mm. ■Lf»cwirrioiir>iXYii*w. Volume XIII. No. 51._SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 14. 1908._Published Weekly. II %T vol Wilt. »|\|i |\ Tills Wilks PAPER. Break Dnp. But Avoid Extremes. F B Enoch* 2 Cattle Tki* south 9Iooimmmmmi. \ H Pet 11 bone .... JO Don t Make Cotton Your Only Crop. W. F Manser .. 9 Fertilising Wlaely. W. F. Maaaey...,. 4 Gazette the Beat Paper for South. John Bre reton . 2 Hour*. Not Mile* . 2 How to Prepare for Early Onions.. 4 How to Plant a Tree, W N Mutt ....... . 1* Japan Clover After Oats. . 3 Making Cotta*** Cheese. Aunt Mary .... ; Making SmmIIuIU lUrh, W. F Maaaey . 9 More Cotton Crop Reports. .... 6 IUl«* Mammoth (lover, A L. l-’rrnch ... 3 Hoarwat OfrfJtalmla. J C Roberts 11 something About the fVarr «»f (kcm-. It Ten Cents for Cotton. S. II. Hobb* . ... S The Country (•lr|*« 1*1« M**n*j. Frances El ward* . fi Ten Dollar* More Per Acre. , . . , 13 The Hen That Pay*, t'ncle Jo . 14 The Jackson Fair. .. 12 The Year’s Corn Crop . . . .12 You W’aste Money Wh« n Y«*u Waste Manure 1 J Why IK* V* f armer* %<|«rrtl*e? W R Dad son . 3 Worst of All Cotton Beam . , 2 Winter Care of the Orchard 13 Tkis Week’* Paper—Some Random Comment \ One of the things you don't want to mlaa la , this week'* paper Is Mr. JVttlbone * article on the ( cattle lick levying a tat of $100,000,000 upon , nor Southern rattle industry, there is grave sard , of a determined and rigorous campaign to wi,»* , H out and all tho more need because the com- , lng if the boil wee»II make* more cattle growing , absolutely Imperative Vie mu*t g»~t rad of t»w , tsttb til k m fftlrr til BK-rt I lie Northern raltl j •sen on equal trrtii*, am! *r rna get rid of him f If we wi imrw ltim Ui the la*k. Keep lich» out ( «*f a |a*lufr iiOr y e»r and >«»«* (rrr )t fr«m» tick*; J keep tirk* ‘ml of all pasture* in a county one ^ fsr and the muuty I* feed. Head Mr. l*«*t'l ( bone* letter (jm page jo, and let's go to work to t *** Mlasiaaippi. Alabama, Arkansas, and Louisi ana fre*. from the tick and ready for tho rao*t profitable cattle growing Then you will want to read our note on what H>a are losing when you waate manure on psg? U; and of ruufM? Dr. Robert on Moot* blindness t ■ould b< flied away for future reference. < The gocpc) 0f deep plowing Is summed up In \ eri*p bristling paragraphs on page 2. or» < l Director I*>d*on, of the I^oulslsna Evperl ***** Station, makes a pointed obs**rratlot> about t ** ®nr Souther# farmer* loan money by not ad t What Feed Makes The Cheapest Beef? Here are views of three acre*, one of corn, one of soy beana. and one of cowpeaa. that were grown aide by side. I he product of each acre waa carefully saved in the most ^vviiuiim mi iu«iiuri and fed to two ateers in a sc lent t Be ally conducted compara tive feeding test. The acre of COTtlT fed two steers 54 days and made 203 pounds of beef. Hie acre of cow pons fed two steers S4 days and made lOanna** oc Ttow.w KiprritD«*m s«atioa 327 pounds of oous odwpru ash s»»y brans beef. ',<1* Acr* * Cor® M*.:* *S .t» >w-*' ooc AmOotiw Jtr INt„ • ►*}# \cn Soy laui* 1 he .ere of soy be.ru fed two .teen 80 days and made 540 pounds of beef, f all information a. to the whole espenment. the result, obtained, and the conclusions to be drawn horn it will be given nest week in one of the most interesting and valuable art. t Irs we have published for some time. If you want to grow beef cheaply and profitably-!/ you wish at the same time to improve your soil and hll your pockrtbook. you can not afford to miss this feature. ng »hdif they hate for sale, “The Country #irl • Pin Money** la an article your wife and laughter will want to read; on page S> Professor Haasey give* a knockout Mow to the foollah Idea hat cotton t» the one and only crop and every hlng el** secondary. together with an Intereating lory of how some poor, tiarren North Carolina and bill* were made rich—a Icaaon of great slue and Interest to our Gulf section aa well aa o the t'pper South Then on page 14 we are ailing attention to the pmflta in gee**-, g»*e*e suc ♦•eding turkej* on account of our Jncreaatngly eatrlcted range, and on page 15 are gome sug [tetloai about tret* planting and the winter care >f the orchard And there are many other good binga already left over for our nest l*aue. Next Week. N. st week Kdltor Scherer will #tell about the neeling of the National Farmer*' Union at Now Friesna. he having gone there especially to re tort the results of the meeting for the benefit of <a*eftr reader* On our live stock page we shall have, beside* he promised article on beef making, a valuable >ai»er by Mr. French on the care of manure. I he advice given this week to clean the stumps out of the field* will be completed by the telling of just bow |t has been done. Maj. W. A. Graham. State Commissioner of Agriculture of North Carolina, will give "Soms Old-Time Southern Recipes” for curing pork products that will tempt the palate of the most indifferent. Professor Massey will say some very sharp but undeniably true thing* about the tenant system of the South, and will also have a talk on th*» uses and abuses of lime that should be full or interest to many readers. The neglected pecan Industry will be treated In an Interesting and Instructive manner by Dua bar Hunt of Roduey.Miss. Indeed, the whole issue will have it In a direct apiM-al to every farmer who wishes to do better farming or make his home life more cheerful. A Thought for the Week. If we are faithful to our country, if we ac quiesce with good will In the decisions of the majority and the nation moves In mass In the same direction, although It may not be that which every individual thinks best, we have nothing to fear from any quarter. J'homas Jefferson.