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Reaching M*re Hmx TW.» A*T P*P«r Pub1Uh * a *■ 8t * LmmirT PUBLISHED EVSRV SâfWDAY MORNING Office of —♦#«-» 4* North Main Street L. A. ANDREPONT, EcKt yf. F. NOLAN, Bueine»* Manager Second-da*« Matter Entered at the Paateffiee at Opel-oot*», La., ___ All Check. Shonld he Made Payable to The Star-Propre... HOME AGENTS REPORT ! MANY ACTIVITIES Miss Rebecca Whitaker, Madison Parish. by Madison r-r»u. con struc 1 have superintended the ^ bg bugs But Sion of poultry home, ordsrad <jf purebred Rhode Island Red chick ens. have give four demonstrations m calling out birds for breeders, and egg production visited three new bui.t homes and laid the foundation for in terior and exterior decoration, gave one demonstration in butter making «nd have devoted some time to com pleting the Red Cross roll for the town of Tallulah. Mrs. Cornelia P. Staples, Lincoln Parish. Gave my annual report before the police jury and school board, enrolled three new demonstrators, sold $19.25 iW orth of poultry for club members <and $2.75 worth of tomatoes. Met •with the fair committee, received a re port from a club boy who said that ne «ad cleared $26.00 on hts poultry this year and sent in orders for poultry leg bands for club members. Mrs. Jewell L. McQulller, Ouachita Parish. I met with the twentieth century <|>ook club and outlined a plan I want ed them to adopt. I told them that I •wanted them to sponsor one of my the tive lists very sion But for •clubs by saving ail old magazines forj the dub children and I want them to wend one girl from this club to the club short course this summer. They acted upon the magazine question and will decide the matter of sending one .girl to the short course at their next meeting when more members will be present. Mrs. Esther O. Stafford, Jefferson Davis Parish. The people in my parish want the -work In curing and canning meat and to and on list •making the pickle beer. I wrote to each one wanting help alr.ng this line •nd told them they, must have at least aix Interested parues to witness the j are trying to! demonstration, as get away from just individual work. All the demonstrations so far have : been attended by interested crowds. Mrs. Lulu G. Kirk, Iberville Parish. as The poultry specialist was with me »nd she gave some very interesting ! in and helpful talks to my poultry clubs. My clubs are Tfû interested in their work and are anxious to set hens early *o' as to get a good start with their •ohickens. The school board gave me e is i otf _ Burpee sealer and two oil stoves 4.0 be used in schools for cooking les ions. Miss Clyde Schilling. Lafourche Parish. The sheriff of Lafourche parish has given us the use of the grand jury room for holding demonstrations, meetings, etc. It is a nice large room nicely furnished. We think this a «splendid manifestation of the good support the work is getting. .Miss LeîHë Ensign. Tangipahoa Parish. This week I wro,9 articles on meat canning and curing for three of the parish papers. Prepared grape cut tings and dasheen seed for distribu tion, Î arranged a sweet pea contest •with seven young men on one side and the same number of young ladies on the other. They gave me the money to order their seed and they are very Interested over which side will grow -f.be most beautiful sweet pea. arms Lulu Williams, Rapides Parish. One of my women demonstrators lias been worried about her butter be •cause it has been unsatisafetory and t was very glad to enter the better but- ; . ter contest. She considers It a great f I ! privilege to have the expert help from the L. S. U. extension department. Thé «community club girls are eager to make dress forms for women of wealth as a mbans of raising money for the benefit of the club. Several women have asked that the club make the forms for them. Mrs W. C. Pierson. Natchitoches Parish. Made two interesting visits to adult demonstrators this week in regard ;o the campaign for better butter from the country.. Explained how the con test was to be managed and told them of the splendid prize that is to be giv en. The ladies were delighted with the plan and promised to enter this contest. "PROTECT YOUR LIVE STOCK" Everything for the live stock own er, Charbon vaccines, blackleg vac cines, syringes, needles, thermometers castrating knives, disinfectants, fly repellents, .cattle dips, vat testing ap paratus. worm tablets, worm powders ear tags, etc., etc. LA. VETERINARY SUPPLY CO. 341 Florida St. leb 9 2t Eaton Rouge. La. TRESPASS NOTICE The public is hereby warned that hunting and trespassing on Sackett and Roila plantations is prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. a timely farm topics TREATED IN CIRCULARS Bulittens and circulars are printed by the agricultural colleges for dis and not to tribution among farmers bg gtored a . A . ay on shelves to provide bugs and mice with food and shelter. But unless farmers themselves assist the college by making requests for the bulletins they desire the most effec tive distribution connot be made. It true that all colleges have mailing lists of farmers, hut with the constant moving about and change of address mailing list loses its efficiency at very rapid rate. The experiment stations and exten sion division of the Louisiana state University college of agriculture have published many very valuable bul letins and circulars, most of which were mailed out .is soon as issued. But there remain in Hie storage room mony thousand Cu^tvs of these pub licatlons awaiting repuests from far mers. Among these circulars, the following ones are especially timely for this time of the year and free copies may be had for the asking. Circular No. 9 —Seed Bed Sanita tion; Circular No. 1—Sour Soils and their treatment; Circular No. 13— Ten Questions and answers on the Funda mentals of Planting and Cultivating Com; Circular No. 27—The Care of Dairy Cattle; Circular No. 19— How to keep records of a dairy herd; Cir cuiar No. 40— The pink bool worm and its control; Circualr No. 8— Potato scab; Circular No. 11— Les pedeza Seed; Circular No. 7— Live stock Sanitation on the farm; Cir cuiar No. 37— Treating Fence posts on the farm; Circular No. 44— Sug gestions on farming plans in Louis iana for 1921; and many others, list of which will be mailed on re quest. of to _ _ _ _ TREAT IR,SH P°™TO j SEED AGAINST SCAB In making preparation for the po : tato crop this year do not buy seed stock that is badly affected with com mon scab, however cheap it may be, as it is not /fit tp be planted, is the advice of G. L. Tiebout, horticulturist ! in the state university extension divi sion. With a little precaution potato growers can have reasonably clean crops, he says, "All seed potatoes should be treat e d with for maldebyde before plant ing whether any scab is visible or not, as a small amount of the disease is likely to be overlooked," says Mr. Tiebout. 'The solution to be used for treating the seed potatoes is made by mixing one pint of commercial formaldehyde with thirty gallons of water. Soak the seed in this solution for one and one-half to two hours. This should be done jnst before plant ing and before potatoes are cut. After they have soaked the desired length i otf time, they should be taken out of the solution and place in a clean dry place. They are then ready for plant ing. should be used or else the old sacks he soaked in the formaldehyde solu t * on - ; "The solution that has been used f or treating one lot of seed is still "The potatoes should not be taken out of the solution and piled up while still wet and left over night. If the I potatoes cannot be planted immediate ly. they should be allowed to dry. After the potatoes have been treated they should not be allowed to come in contact with sacks or other mater ! ial that have been around untreated potatoes.If it is neccessary to again sack the potatoes, either clean sacks ;o good and can be used again and again. It is not adviseable, however, to keep this solution for several days, as it will gradually loose Its strength. "The formaldehyde can be obtained ; at almost any drug store. It can bo 1 obtained in sealed pound bottles at a very moderate cost. It should be j guaranteed to contain from 37 per j cent to 40 per cent pure fcrmaldehy- j de." For further details on the treat- 1 ment of Irish potato seed to prevent scab, write to the horticultural de partment of the extention division, j Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, for circular No. 8. A vendetta not between families, but between two Egyptian villages, which started about 150 years agoi over a dog, has recently been ended in the courts by the imprisonment of several persons on each side. Many deatfrs have nesulted from the longed quarrel. pro 'For having given ficticious ages, more than 500 youths from fifteen to seventeen years have been discharg ed from the Uniteô States army in the last year. FARM WANTED—Wanted to hear from owner of farm or good land for sale worth the price asked. L. Jones, Box 551, Olney, 111. feb 9 It i eyes tested free CAM YOU READ THIS 'Mh ECONOMY 1011 çO» & .tumauwA their feed. Give GET MORE BUTTEg Mrs. Hattie Meece of Glenn, Mis souri, says: "I was not making enough butter from my cows's milk production for a family of two. i After using Dr. LeGear's Stock Pow ders a short time she gave a half gallon more milk a day, and a pound of butter a day." LeGear's Stock Powders give Dr.______ , to milk cows just what is needed to | keep the digestive organs in proper j condition, so that they get the most I 1 Owing to the decrease on some of our Goods: am able to reduce my prices on all— SHORT ORDERS, 25 PER CENT First class, clean, comfortable, steam heated rooms, 50 and 75 cents. Fresh Creole dripped coffee at 5c, and also fresh roasted coffee at a reason able price. Waldorf Cafe • ADELIN DURIO, Prop. ATTENTION! Save yourself the inconvenince of be ing without lights. Pay your light bill before the tenth. All bills are due the first of the month and according to the city ordi nance must be paid before the tenth of the month. This ordinance will be en forced. Anyone whose service is disconnect ed must also pay for having new con nection made. The employes have no option other than to enforce the law. Therefore all users whose bills are not paid on or before February 10th will be cut off from the lights and wat er. 1 Superintendent. i possible good from their feed. Give j equally wonderful results when used j for horses, hogs, and sheep, because they are a tonic, appetizer and worm j expeller. It matters not what ailment you | i may have am ong your stock or poul- ; try, it will pay you to get the proper j Dr. LeGear Remedy fron yonr deal er. They are the Doctor's personal prescriptions, compounded during his 28 years of Veterinary Practice and , | Expert Poultry Breeding. They must j satisfy you, or your dealer will re I fund your money. ____ SAY JACK. DID YOU EVER SEE A DOLLAR BILL THAT HAD NO FRIENDS r HATCH CHICKS EARLY FOR WINTER EGGS Division "Early hatched pullets will mature and begin laying early in the fall, and j if properly fed and cared for will con tinue to lay throughout the winter,' says Harley L. Williamms, poultry specialist in the State Universitj Regardless of good types of houses, of how weell kept the yards of balanced rations offeed, it are, takes early hatched pulltes to pro duce eggs in the early fall and winter when eggs are scarce and consequent ry high in price. "Early hatching means chicks that are past the danger point before the hot weather sets in, it means that more chicks raised, a longer growing season, little trouble from lice and dis ease. It means higher prices for the surplus cockerels marketed as broil ers and It means greater profit. The poultry pass wor dfor January is "Hatch now.". 666 breaks a cold quicker than any remedy we know. (Trade Mark) UNCEMENT Mr Bdsel B. Bord. President of the Ford Motor Company, gives out the following •statement: "The price of the FORDSON Tractor has been reduced from $790.00 to $625.00, effective immediately. "The price change has been made possible through lower costs of mater ials and the fact that we are now located in our new Tractor Plant with greatly increased economic manufacturing facilities in immediate connec tion with our foundry and machine shops and large blast furnaces where iron is poured directly from the ore, giving us maximum efficiency with the pow er to reduce cost of production, and down comes the price in line with our ■policy to market our products at the lowest possible -figures without in any wav affecting our high standard of quality. "We are particularly pleased In b^lng able to bring about this big reduc tion in price at this time because the farmer needs all the help we can give him and this big cut in price will be the means of placing a valuable power unit within the reach of practically every one of them, not to mention indus trial and commercial concerns which likewise have benefitted through its use and are already realizing, to a much greater extent, its value as a power and hauling unit. But particularly has the FORDSON Tractor proved a most val uable factor in the saving of farm labor, at the same time increasing the per acre crop yield as well as making possible a utilization of previously uncultiv ated land, to say nothing of removing no end of drudgery. "There is no question that the use of machine power on the farm is the greatest advancement made in the development of agriculture, not only in mon eysaving and money making results, aB well as raising the standards pf living 'on the farm to much a higher level, but because of its proved value in making every type of land more productive, and cconsequently our desire to place the FORDSON within the reach of all. "THERE IS NO CHANCE IN THE PRESENT FORD CAR AND TRUCK PRICES, which are already at the lowest possible figure and now with rock bottom reaphed on the tractor price a further reduction in price of either the Car, Truck or Tractor is out of the question; in fact, the big price cuts have been made in anticipation of continuous'maximum production and increases may be necessary b afore long if a large volume of new business is not ob tained. Therefore, present prices of Ford products cannot be guaranteed against possible increases." Ask for the book "The Fordson at Work," which will be supplied free of cost. Let us demonstrate the value of the Fordson on your farm, in your factory, lumber yard, coal yard, or in any general hauling or power work you have to do, and let us have your order for a Fordson. - • $625 f.o.b. Factory Opelousas, Louisiana "m The two hundred and ' / fifty dollars claimed by you for the return of j it is bracelet possession, to be paid presentation is now m my and ready to you on of same to me. Charles Thi!