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"fruit, truck, vegetables.
Louisiana Trucker* Organise. The Southwest Ixuiislana Truck Growers' Association was organised at Lake Charles last week with a gratifying membership. Talk* were made by Joseph Lallande, who spoke of the adaptability of Calcasieu Par ish to the trucking Industry, as soil, clipjate, railroad facilities and freight rites were all favorable; and by Prof. G L. Tiebout, of the State Depart ment of Agriculture, who gave a practical lecture on how to grow and market truck. On circulars distributed by the Secretary It was stated: "The Southwest Louisiana Fruit and True* Growers* Aaaoclatlon wants for the Northern market the following prod uct* on or about the dates name!: "lettuce from December 1st to April "Cabbage during March. April, and Ha y. "Potatoes from April to June "Spinach and parsley from Decem ber to April. "Cucumbers in March. April, and Hay. "Onion* In April. May. and June "Sweet potatoes in July of nci1 year.H We are Indebted to our friend. Mr T. J. Hials. of Lake Charles, for the report of this association, which eri denfly has a wide field of usef-jlne** Peanut*—Cultivation and Marketing Where are the best markr*» for peanuts, and what kind* are the most salable? Is there a thresher made to thresh and as sort the culls out? C D II Monroe. La I<!lf<<rtal Answer: Virginia. North Carolina, and Georgia are ibe Urge**, producer* of peanut*, but Alabama and Texa* also produce rant! lerable quantie* Norfolk. V# , i« probably the largest market, hut we bate no doubt ft market ran be found for them at *ay, Near Orleans, or some other city In thl* section The North Garollna and Virginia hunch and running varieties and the Spanish are the most Important va rieties. The first are the larger and more salable, the Spanish being used for oil and stock feeling purpose#, while the larger varieties are sold venders for human consumption lienthah's Improved peanut picker Is one of the best, but none of the p!< *4« rs assort them to any great ex tent. We advise our correspondent t«» arjte to the N. C Department of Ag riculture at Kalelgh for It* March. IM|, bulletin and to the United State* Department of Agriculture. Washington. I) C , for Farmers* Bul letin. No 3&€. arhlcb treat of pen* *ut* and their cultivation Grafting Was. The following direction* for mak ing grafting wax. etc., taken front ibe Fruit and Nut Journal, should be preserved by those who expect to do any grafting: Good grafting wax may be made from resin, beeswax, and tallow or linseed oil a large number of for mulas have been used, but the fol lowing are good and may be taken •« representative; 1. Itesln, 6 pounds; beeswax. 2 pounds; linseed oil, 1 pint *• Kealn, 4 pounds; beeswax, 2 Pouuds; tallow, 1 pound. Melt the Ingredient* of either formula in an Iron kettle over a •low nre Ktlr as they melt, to In ---—---! *»ure thorough mixing, four out Inlo a bucket of cold water, grease the hands and pull until It becomes straw-colored. Wax not Intended for Immediate use may be rolled up in greased paper and put away. Grease the hands a little in using the wax. lo make waxed cloth, melt a suffi cient amount of the wnx In a kettle. Into it dip narrow sheets of obi cali co or cambric. As soon as saturated with the wax take them out. stretch, and allow to cool. For use, tear Into strips about one half inch wide. For waxed twine melt the wax as above, and into it drop balls of No. is knitting cotton. Fitir them about in the wax for about five minutes, by which time the wax will have penetrated them. Then take them out and allow them to cool. The twine will break easily without in juring the fingers Liquid Wax One pound resin, 2 ounces tallow; melt these and mix thoroughly. Itemove from the fir©, and af*4< r cooling sl.ghtly add slowly 6 ounce* alcohol and 1 ounce spirits turpentine Keep in a wide mouth bottle (corked t. apply with a brush Free Heading for flip Fruit Grower. There is a long list of bulletins Is sued by th© t'nited State* I>ep*rt tnent of Agriculture that every fruit and vegetable grower should have Here are some of them 33. peach Growing for Market; js. Potato Culture, l l j. The Apple and Mow to Grow It. 1 l s. Grape Grow mg .n the South, 12?. Important Insec ticide*. 1Z>*. The Home Vineyard. 1*1, Pruning. 226. Sweet potatoes. 2 43, Fungicide* and Their t‘»es, 35»S. 1 he Home Vegetable Garden W rite to the Secretary of Agricul ture. W'a*hington, 1» C. for these and any other bulletin* you mi; w ub There l* r » c|**» of people more favorably illusl'd for ea»ily profit* lug by ihe growing of nut« than the farmer* They have tho land in odd corner* of field*, along lanr* and putdlr road* and about the farm building*, where trees* of any kind could be planted to Improve the ap Jm arance of the farm and really en hance it* selling value In the selec tlon of ire* ;* for shade or ornament, nothing fill* the requirement* better than the nut tree* suited to the i locality. Along mountain range*, the rho«nt!t I* well adapted; in the great river ha*ln*. the walnut and hickory are Important native forest tree*, and along the South Atlantic and Gulf coast*, the pecan 1* at home Lari) Plowed Odlon Land*. The Government strongly rec ommend* bedding cotton land In thl* month, and neat spring only harrowing until you got a good seed-bed Now. I want to ask how ran the fertiliser be put down without r«* bedding or re plow Ing the land? Please give me your view* on the subject. I, H tCdltnrln! Answer: We believe It 1* good advice to urge the plowing and bedding of land during the fall and winter, or at leant to prepare the land by plowing aome time before the crop I* to be planted To put out the fertiliser a furrow might be run and the fertiliser put In, and the harrowing depemle 1 upon to properly nils the fertiliser with tin* Moll; or. If a planter 1* used, that itUo distribute* the fertiliser, and both operation* are done ut one time. WHY THE SCORE CARD IS USED. (Continued from Page 14.) whether or not It makes good In the field. At any time a new strain is put forward with sufficient evidence of superiority, it will be recognized in the premium list. A few years ago the Experiment Station at Audu bon park, near New Orleans, raised IJu bushels of corn on one acre of land. The corn was planted very close together and thinned to one stalk every six Inches, and the ears were nil small and the vitality of th*» seed low. Very likely If the seed of this crop had been planted under the same conditions very poor corn would have been produced. The Louisiana Corn Growers' As sociation is trying to work out a practical plan by which a percentage valuation can he given to the yield of the crop from which individual ex hibits are selected, but we have not >«»t succeeded. We want the Indi vidual exhibit to be continued, as we believe it is a moan* of getting corn growers together to discuss corn growing and selection of seed, and more good is accomplished through tho discussion* than through the pre miums. W. R. DODSON, Hire tor I^julslana Experiment Sta tions. We bare frequent Inquiries ss to • here ground limestone, pure rock lime and oyster-ehell lime can be purchased Thoee who have alther for sale should by all means adver *l»e, or at least lot us know lba> they have IL If you hate no shade tree*, now Is I tbo tint* to set ton# out. PECAN TDITITC HtHTvaittmg*. 1 IvLLu. tiria iAt. uow Patrua ears mismts. mutm. fu GROW A FRUIT ORCHARD 4F4 AM ALL OOSf. w heihet a email home orchard or on a com merrui acaia. our nUUCCATAUjUUS wlh uiiti row. Arcadia Nsrssriwi UesSHlaPk WE WILL PAT TOU TO SOLICIT SUBSCRIPTIONS The Noathern Farm Oaaetta wiU pay a liberal r«m«ia.aa to reliable man and women who »uh to aoilcU subscriptions among their neighbors and Ole ode. For particulars, add rent WITHER* PARI MAZETTR, mklVILLB. HIM. mmm—mmmmm—mmmtmmmJ Strawberry Plants Millions of them. I am headquarters for HI' n^jrhe. Lady ThompRon, Aroma. Gandy, hseelaior liM lor l.ixio plants. Dewberry, .e,r,r *n<' Vegetable plants, S 10.00 per 1.000. b ree dialogue. John Lightfoot, R F. D. 2, Chattanooga, Tenn. Fruit Trees To Let WlUTKmefor prices on anything In tha Nursery line, end set what you buy Also •svs Agents' profit. It w< uld do you good io see my Use Hoses. My prices are not based on 16c. cotton. O. W. STRICKLAND Prop.. Corinth Nursery. Corluth, Miss I ilin I IIIP Ground Limestone. LAND LIME ssuss.jj-sss Also all grades fine ly ground HOCK PHOSPHATE. Write lor prloes. Agents wanted. Minna use m pmsmute ci., BIRMINGHAM. Alabama. CHEAPEST FARM LANDS la the United States To*. Dag Sou. Climate, Mart eta Transportation Fa* el 11 ilea and all considered, are SOUTHERN LANDS Fertile, productive leads suitable to all llnse of (arm I ns. Including train • row ing. stock raisins ths dairy and truck and fruit gruelng. and splendidly located In ooramunities having the benefit of good schools and churches can bs pur chased at low prtoee and upon lavorahlo terms Tho Lead aad Industrial Pspartaiga t oi the Sou there Railway aad Mobil# 4k Ohio Railroad Has publications telling of ths resources and advantages of ths Motions of country reached br these lines and Invite In quiries both for (arming properties and industrial openings M. V. RICHARDS Lead aad Industrial Agt., WA.RHINQTON. D. O. V. I RCMKKStR. AfMt, lesd Mi UhM NfL. INU. Low i Excursion Rates -to - ■ OhllfocmM* Wighlitm, Oriy aad Britlgb Dolan him. Pop tafopiaaltoa eg ta Dates mi gala, llalts, gtoyuiw, rtwlfg, glsaplag cap NNmttBHf H. It. WntTON. A. & HA INKS, Legal Agent. D. P. A.. Jackson, litas JNO. A. SCOTT. A. O. P. Am Memphis Tuna. When writing advertiser*, say: *'I »aw your ad. In Tba Southern Farm (leapt ta." $156.00 PER ACRE CAN BE MADE If You Grow Cabbage From -COX’S CABBAGE PLANTS-1 If jou want to make money, grow cabbage. Send me fl.CO and get a • ample box of my open air plants, and if not satisfied, your money will be refunded. Get my price on large orders before buying. Addreaa, B. L«. COX, • • • • Ethel, S« C* Excelaior, Bubach, Klondyko, Lady Thompaoa Aroma, Gandy and all tba boat _ Commercial ! »••!». Iiealtliy, mountain grown alock. OF THEM Varietioa. CHATTANOOGA NURSERIES 10K Mission Ridge CHATTANOOGA, TENN. A