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HOOSIERS ANE SUCKERS Arkansas-on-Wheels in Illinois and Indiana. LEARN OF THE STATE'S WEALTH Awakening of Knowledge Continues as Train Proceeds— Many Express Intention of Locating in Arkansas—9,000 Visit Train. Special to The Commercial Appeal. DECATUR, ILL., Oct. 30.—After a Sabbath’s needed rest, the Arkansas on Wheels party, despite a slow, driz zling rain, have shown their exhibits to over 9.000 people. At many stops the spectators would come under raised umbrellas, and some had to take car riages back to their places of business. Many who visited the train to-day. re quested lists of those in thepaity so they might get in communication with them .relative to their own particular lines of business. Thousands left their names with different members of the party, requesting that they be com municated with later, “and if I can ar range it,” said numbers, “lam com ing to live with you.” The train arrived at Crawfordsville, Ind slightlv after sunrise, and to the surprise of all a large number were waiting at the station, though through some misunderstanding they thought the train was coming yesterday (Sun day) morning, and it was said that at least 2,506 people came to the station with the intention of seeing the exhib its. The management was begged to hold the train longer than scheduled in order that all might have a chance to “be awakened about your state s won derful resources.” hoosiebs awakened. Dumont Kennedy, a lawyer of Craw fordsville, said: “It is simply marvel ous. There is no reason why this train should not attract thousands to your state, who would never hear of vou otherwise. Many of our citizens are looking for homes, since lands are so high here that they can never expect to own even a small farm, and when thev understand that 40 per cent, of r your state i*> yet undeveloped they are sure to come in large numbers. J. B. Utterback, a farmer, who rode fifteen miles to see the train said: If such a train had come thirty years ago. when I was a boy. I’d be in Arkansas to-day. I’m going to try to persuade my five boys to move there at once. MRS. JOE CANNON A VISITOR. After leaving Craw fords ville the train passed through Veedursburg, f Covington. Danville, Urbana. Cham \ paign and Monticello, spending the night at Decatur. At Danville the exhibit was visited by Mrs. Joe Cannon, who said: “It s fine, just the best I ever saw. 1 knew you were a *reat state, but it’s far be Iyond my dreams.’’ At Champaign, 111., where the state university experiment station is loca ted, the train met with a rousing re ception. Numbers of students came to “see about coming to Arkansas for I a home.” Thev were particularly in terested in the importance that Arkan sas farmers are paying to scientific farming. Numbers pronounced our I products “as fine as we have ever been able to produce with all our care > in production and seed selection.’ At Champaign, the “Athens of Illinois,” the arrival or me pan.v «« - i by the thunderous college yell of at I least 1,000 of the Illinois University | student body. Not a single one would % leave without gjing through the four cars. Many claimed that they would soon finish their college courses and would then want new fields of endeav or on which they could put in practice that which they had been taught. i \V. D. McCov, a member of the sen ior class and associate editor of the II lini, pronounced the exhibit “as a rev elation I think now I will come to your state, and if possible would like to teach school there next year.” M L. Hollis, living in the ea3tetn part ol the state, said: “I have been to vour state, like it fin?, but you surprised me. As soon at I am through here, l’il cast my fortunes with you.” Fa'dwyn, Miss., Nov 3, 1911. Congratjlations to our adjoining state. The “booster train” is proving a bip 8 .U CSSS. Anyone that reads the above article taken fro-n the Commercial-Appe* 1 must see the g'iod that is bound to come to our beautiful southern cour try The display of Agtieultural pio duets is re it and cannot be doubted as a newspaper story might be. It is a sha ne that this country h» appeared in such a bad light for vear to people that are really longing foi homes ani hive the anaey to buy with It has been the habit of large real estate holders in that country to impress the people with an idea that this country is a swamp or hog pond, and that a man invites sudden death from chills and fever if he moves to this country. We are partly to blame for not AD VERTISING. They have always, and the fancy price they have obtained for land that is no better than we have when properly cultivated, shows that it pays to Advertise. I have a way to show them that we can sell them land that has timber on it to build all their improvements, fence their land and then have fuel for vears to come. Less land properly drained and culti vated will make more money than the present system, especially when labor is getting scarcer and higher each year. Let’s put the matter before them. I will get you good prices for what you sell, and good neighbors. I advertise everything that you want to buy or sell that is connected with farm life, horses, cows, chickens, land and tim ber. Write THE SOUTHERN REAL ESTATE & ADVERTISING CO, and get our plan. It costs you nothing to see how we do business. L. D. REID, Manager, BALDWYN, MISS. CURIOUS BITS OF HISTORY By A. W. Macy. KING GEORGE THIRD’S CON FESSION OF DEFEAT.” After the .dlose ok the Revo lutionary war, King George the Third made a speech to his parliament in which he endeav ored to explain how and why he had ended the war, and agreed to a separation of the American Colonies from the mother eountry. He closed hie speech with these words: “In thus admitting their sep aration from the crown of these kingdoms, I have sacrificed ev ery consideration of my own, to the wishes and opinion of my people. I make It my humble and earnest prayer to Almighty God, that Great Britain may not feel the evils which might result from so great ■ dismem berment of the Empire; and, that America may be free from theee calamities, which have formerly proved In the mother country how essential mon archy Is to the enjoyment of constitutional liberty. Religion, language, interest, affections may, and I hope will yet prove a bond of permanent union be tween the two countries; to this end, neither attention nor dlsposltk-n on my part shall be | wanting.' | (Copyright, ttll. by Jo*«pb B. Bowie*.) Constipation Will Vanish 3alky Livers and Upset Stomachs Quickly Put In Prime Condition. ‘‘The secret of success in fh:s ife is to Keep your bowels open ind your mouth shut” said a ?reat professor. Readers of the Journal who suffer from constipation, slug fish liver, upset stomach, head iche, dizziness, nervousness or nalaria should go to St. Clair Drug Co., this very day and get 125 cent box of Hot Springs Liver Buttons, They are surely ;he real blissful, gentle, sure remedy for constipation. Mail )rders from Hot Springs Chera :al Co., Hot Sprins, Ark. Scandinavian Courtship. .U was considered beneath the dig lity of a Scandinavian warrior t«i •ourt hit bride by gjtflantry end aub nlsston; be always waited ami! rbe ad bestowed her affections on anotb *r and was in her way to the mar lage ceremony, then collecting bis aithful followers they fell upon the veddlng patty and carrled away ib. •ride. It waa much In favor of this ractice that marriages were always elebrated at night. Beau Col umbua—Champion Hereford Bull. HEREFORD FOR SOUTH No Section Is Making More Rapid Progress in Industry. Farmer It Beginning to Recognize Possibilities and Realize Profits of Cattle Raising and Feeding —One Big Obstacle. (By the late DR. 8. A. KNAPP.) The south generally has not been regarded as a cattle country, but It is surprising how much of its income ia derived from this source, though the industry is, as yet, in its infancy. No other section of the United States is making relatively more rapid prog ress than the south; and, as in other lines, the southerner is learning to utilize his natural advantages. He is hpirinnlno: In rncoenize the BOSBibil* ititea and realize the profits of cattle raising and feeding. At present the greatest obstacle to the development of the live stock Industry in this re gion Is the poor quality of the native southern cattle^ since Inoculation has "male it poasIble~luid practicable to Introduce northern seed stock, registered sires are being brought in, and It now seems only a question of time till the scrub will be largely or wholly eliminated. With its mild winters, short feeding periods, and Its infinite variety of grasses, legumes and grain crops, the south beyond question can, and should raise better beef, and at a much less cost than the less favored north. In cattle and live stock lies the greatest and most permanent profit of the southern farmer. It is, in fact, his salvation. Hereford cattle originated in the grazing districts of England, particu larly In Herefordshire, from which they take their name. It Is consid erably the oldest of all the breeds, having been recognized for over 400 years, being bred and developed through all these years with the one idea of making the choicest and best beef at the minimum cost—and main ly on grass alone. As a grazer there is no breed of rattle which anrnoaches them, and their ability to fatten on a grass diet cf their own reaping is a quality which appeals to all whp are looking for the most economical method of producing beef. Extremes of weath er that will cause other cattle to seek shelter or shade does not deter the Hereford from eating nis fill, and tlse contrast between them and other breeds, after an unfavorable season, is marked. The Hereford can also be fattened at any age, and with equal rapidity. If baby bpef or a more ma ture product Is desired, it makes no difference, the Herefords will meet either requirement satisfactorily. They naturally mature early, from 18 to 30 months being the time required to produce from 1,300 to 1,800 pounds of beef that will top any market in the land. The impressiveness of the Hereford sire when used on scrub or native cattle is a quality which will at once commend itself particularly to the resident of the south who is dissatis fied with bis cattle of the dairy type. There is no bull of any breed that can equal the Hereford in this re spect, and his ability to transmit his own good qualities has won for him unqualified commendation. With an Indiscriminate lot of cows a Here ford bull will produce an extremely uniform lot of calves, and the im provement, wonderfully marked In the first generation, will leave in the second generation, at least, no trace in color or form of the mother stock. PP-. »kie etaiamani Is called to a steer exhibited at the International Live Stock Exposition In 1902, which won second prise In the clasp for yearling grades. This steer’s dam was a pure-bred Holstein, and his sire a registered Hereford. The steer weighed 1,410 pounds at the age of nineteen months, and when twenty-one months and fifteen days old, weighed 1,570. Could one ask for a more profitable feeding steer? The disposition of toe Hereford Is what one would naturally expect of an ideal beef animal. The bulls are of a mild, even temperament, not in the least excitable or cross, but never overlooking an opportunity to in crease the number of their offspring The cows are good mothers, and give sufficient milk for the needs of their calves. As further evidence of the superior tty of the Hereford as beef animals, we cite the reader to the Interna tional, the largest fat stock show In the world, held at Chicago in De cember of 1903. In regard to same we quote the Breeder’s Gasette issue of Decejnber 9: “A white-faced champion rose tri umphant from the sea of blacks. It was a Hereford year. Tbe grand champion of the show was a grade Hereford; the calf champion was a Hereford; the Hereford herd was champion, and tbe Hereford grades were champion carlot.” In 1904 we have a continuous repeti tion of previous Hereford victories notably at the St. Louis world’s fair, where the greatest aggregation of show cattle ever seen were on dis play. At this great show, in each of the six different classes for fat stock, the “lordly Herefords” won every first premium and champion ship, both in the section for grades and pure breeds, over all the other breeds. The premier honors won by the Herefords, over all competing breeds, for these three successive years, afford a most Impressive ob ject lesson as to their superior merit and worth. Aueoe uuaiupiun sieers in me graae classes were nearly all range bred, being by registered Hereford sires, and out of grade western cows, improved by the Infusion of Here ford blood. What Herefords have done for the north and west they can and will do for the south. SUCTION PICKERS FOR COTTON South Carolina Man Invents Appara tus In Which Vacuum Principle Is Used—Works Well. A South Carolina man has come forward with an apparatus in which the vacuum principle is adapted to cottoi picking. The suction is caused by a hand-operated device, the ma chinery of which is contained In a box which is strapped across the pick er’s shoulders and operated by the turning of a crank, which is held in a position convenient to the worker’s I ■ « Suction Cotton Picker. right hand. Below the box 1b a sack and leading into this sack is a tube, with a receiving funnel, which is held in the left hand. The picker walks along the lanes of the cotton field, turning the handle that sets the ma chinery in operation and as he ap proaches the cotton bolls with the fun nel the fluffy growth is sucked off and drawn down Wo the bag. With this apprratus one man can pick as much cotton in a day as a score can pick y hand. Spraying for Blight. Spraying for blight and bugs has come to stay because It pays. A great many potatoes have been cellared for the spring trade, seed, etc. Apples and j potatoes seem to be adapted to Maine's : climate and soil,, though the former has been very much neglected of late. In the potato belt farm lands have ad vanced at least 35 per cent, in the past five years. Some growers are following potatoes with potatoes, | which is a bad practice, but If you: want to grow potatoes come to Maine j and teach them to do as weir as they know. Color of Eggs. In Boston brown eggs bring from' one to two cents more per dosen than whites, while In New York the reverse is the case. 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