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2JjJ w Homestead. A g<><"l
Bjs»*i the three closed
RJJTtignt euotigli to keep
IKlifSa r«iii». snows 1111,1 v, ' n
Ifs, south side may he
Jt f W about four feel
j£*L2u* The cold does net
KtafMtbeshcd is dry In
KLtrt »bo UM the cold fresh
gJJVr, good luck with then
. m alppea In summer and
£aj| tkts do not bother In
raced Highland Is the
EpTieip of the Seotib-h
EL sis** " ke[>t in
(or |ts mutton ami
Iflj breed Is smaller than
EJtjritf and thrives well <
Ettaturei and the rough In ' < -
EVaoantalns. The mutton I*
Kg£*t quality, hut Its tierce
XL sad weighs only a bom
BE* (ft pounds, being of the
LBajtrc v carpet wools. The
Ba st lib sheep are black or
Ekl'BM, vtth strong and proni-
Ssst Tke horns of the r un
Kirn and heavy, with one
BSw?*' tana, according to ace.
EEaAown waa a prize winner
Efr BMiMht It nnfavurahlc for
HpApocnt One man in our
MgiMg attempted to winter hi<
Ml (am stable and met with
In; of bis sheep died, and
ptt mnalned were very thin
jasrttlt lanibinK time. Many
■Hlwtfe weak and died soon
4M. Haoy came dead The
inittad oa these sheep tin.r
■ femd to shear early ami he
Imtkoncttof by others in or
tan Mi sheep. His object in
fpt warn stable was early
MkltmlM are desired the owe
ntpM Into warm ipiarters 'it
■ kat for a few days Sheep
■|m to range, and it is a hoe
■ ftafactn be In a brush field
■tcf wfll pick much of their iiv
In the sprint; very
HJfc>tt * heavy fleece SI p
St kept within their shed* dur
tuba and wet. heavy snow
£jsVftMi in the coat of fleece
••Ceroaa. Exposure to a cold
paaat anre to cause catarrh
# at* not fed a little grain al'
rani are fed up as hunhing time
•tttey will lose their wool
j iknk-ajnlnla best during the
IfatOßly to keep the ewe in <•„,,
m to develop the unborn off-
of foods is not neops
Mmother stock, and It Is well
'*J"' H « ■ established to stick
P>_ nay and cornstalks make
P«nai». and corn and oats.
•M' ensilage daily, make a
■ohatlon. Two pounds of
■T •« safflctent.
tpseatw of exercise, with pure,
y ordinary feeding, win pro'
"P** renjltsln wintering sheep
■gj*ere la no need of expensive
PL; "* ""hler. cheaper construe
■"*>■»♦» the purpose better.
jjL**it» Poisoning.
»honld be careful In
P!** tnm large cities or
WmtSi?? are ra,SPd exclu-
Bi I md they very of
Intestinal disorders.
■HJ»«b4 lesions of which
■2"JM» for cholera. It has
■T?T™ the cause of this dis-
of powdered
BTj"* These soaps ir
p^E2,7** i the llnln X of the
I* o**0**- Miscellaneous
BfckJu. uu *' " It Is from
M&|S' 00 may know what
■rKThrmer I*'1*' cotltil,n ra,ll!
MpE?|wr.v |(|
BE?'*™''' healthy, tbov
BSrT tnbe »nlosls, and
°f-I Iter cent wen
BmimS 1n,,pe " ,0,,
» i reeable for " ,s
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BliaM* ***** Hobson's ]•:,•-
Pb dwil,l* " a(l eczema
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i tomocracj I
nomocracy I
a man's, career is nut the whole
of lit"*-, if this poor fraction is
regarded as possessing an inte
gral value there is a pitiful dot
ertj even in tli<> midst of abun
dant possessions. The fullness of
any single life la dependent upon
the larger life about it, Which It
is capable of touching, absorbing,
and transmitting Into its own vi
tal power and energy. The prog
less of the world is due not so
much fo the great careen of
great men. nut in a very large
measure to the excess <>r time
and thought and energy which
bUS) men have uohly given to
the world's need and the world's
distress, The untlred efforts of
tired men. the generous giving
of time on the part of those who
have no lime to spare, the devo
tion of the hours of rest to addi
tional service, the unrequited la
bor, the investment Which pays
no dividend these -ire the fac
tors which enter constructively
into the worn! progress and are
the hope of its salvation. The
tragedy of a life is Its failure to
touch tiM life of tIK- world It
may splendidly develop its own
resources for Its own needs and
its own pleasures or. If you
please, for its own name nnd
fame, hut its guccess only serves
to make Its failure the more con
spicuous if its ambition does not
seek to give as well as to get
and Is not willing to Htoop to
Sacrifice as well as to glory in
success.- John Qrier Hlbben.
A penny saved it
a penny earned. —
Benjamin Franklin.
How to Have Jolly Good Fun on
Oct. 31.
This Jolly Halloween party given last
year may offer suggestions to the
hostess of 1918. On the invitations to
the party were Inscribed the following
jingle done In fantastic lettering:
When you arrive next Tuesday night*
Oh. be prepared n> tell
The worst adventure, fearful fright)
That ever you befell!
The rooms were gorgeous with ar,-
ttunn leaves, golden yellow pumpkin
Jnek-o'-la litems ami fantastic black cal
candle shades. An upstairs room which
was occupied had been turned Into a
"chamber of horrors." The walls were
hung with sheets, then witches, spi
ders, bats, owls and eats had been CUI
from bluck paper, almost life sized, and
pasted on them: the lights were shad
ed with n green paper that gave a
most ghastly glow. In thi< weird place
the guests were assembled to relate
their "horror" tales, a black cat and
her family of Jet black kittens played
about, adding Interest to the seem-.
As the people entered this spooky
place ii ghostly figure held out Its band
In greeting. A white kid glove bad
been Stuffed with line saw dust and laid
on tee for hours, a round stick was
fastened to it. wbi< h the ghost had
concealed under the flowing sleeve dra
peries. This is an old trick, but one
that always works well.
When the stories were about finished
a strange rattllna was heard at the
door and two little scarlet ' lad Imps
rushed into the room and chased ev
erybody down to the dining room. The
table was lovely with a huge pumpkin
coach drawn by twelve chocolate mice,
which cavorted about 'he table driven
by a black cat coa 'buian The coach
was dip 1 with grapes and yellow
chrysanthemums. At en h place there
was an Individual lantern made from
an orange The lionbou holders were
yellow me cups ottui hod to pumpkin
wl Is drawn bj black cats. The host
ess said she had mad - these from crape
paper, cutting out the figures, mount
ing them on cardboard, then touching
them up a bit with black and gold
paint. These wonderful crape papers
are a great help to hostesses, as the
napkins come decorated for nearly ev
ery special day in the calendar and
they are very decorative.
A simple but "Hnlloweeny" menu
was served, consisting of coffee, crab
meat a in Newburg In the chafing
dishes, cheese, olives, rider, popcorn,
salad (Waldorf) in red hollowed out
apples, glngercakes and a huge cake
containing the usual mystic symbols—
namely, a ling, thimble, coin and but
On a stand by the fireplace there was
a huge bowl filled with chestnuts,
raisins and apples for roasting. It. was
all jolly and Informal, as Halloween
parlies should be.
Che Giiensburg Dawn.
V'oi.. x\
By no means store comb honey In
the cellar, us it is sure to sweat uud
become moldy. Hotter put it In the
attic, us Hi,' beat can in nowise barm
it, provided, of course, that it isn't hot
enough to melt It
The best and most profitable way for
the average beekeeper to dispose of
unfinished sec tions is to extinct all
that will not sell us second grade for
as much as extracted honey will bring
and use them for bait sections next
In preparing the hives for the late
flow proceed In precisely the same
manner as for the early flow, Using the
same supers as formerly, only, of
course, putting in new section boxes
with foundation for comb honey to
take the places of the completed sec
tions taken from them,
The extracted honey when stored In
cans or barrels can be placed In cel
lars or other convenient repositories
and unless bottled early will lv all
probability granulate as soon as the
nights become cold, but this grnnula
tlon In no sense hurts it, and the beat
ing required to liquefy it for bottling
In a large measure prevents further
granulation.- Farm Journal.
Ellbnsburo, Kittitas County, Wash., Die 25, 19:3.
Administration Currency Bill
Becomes a Law
The administration currency reform bill, proposing a revision of the financial
system of the United States and the creation of regional reserve hanks to act as
strengthening elements in the banking and financial world, passed the senate the
night of December id, by a vote of 54 to 34,
Forces thai had fought together for improvement and amendment of the
measure to the last divided when the final vote came. Senator Hitchcock, who
had led the opposition to the bill, returned to the Democratic ranks, and Senator
Weeks, one of the leaders on the Republican side, with five other Republicans and
Senator Poindexter, Progressive, voted for the passage of the measure. The vote
on final passage was as follows:
h'ol the bill: Democrats —Ashurst, Bacon. Bankhead, Bryan, Chamber
lain, Chilton. Clarke, Fletcher, Gore, Hollis, Hughes, James, Johnson, Kern
Lane. Lee, Lewis, Martin. LVfartine, Myers, Newlands, O'Gorman, Overman,
Owen, Pittman, Pomerene, Ransdell, Reed, Robinson, Saulsbury. Shafroth, Shep
pard, Shields. Shively, Simmons. Smith (Arizona), Smith (Georgia), Smith, (Ma
ryland, Smith (South Carolina), Swanson, Thomas, Thompson, Tillman, Varda
man and \\ illiams. —47.
For the bill: Republic ans Crawford, Jones, Perkins, Norris, Sterling and
Progressive- Poindexter.
Against the bill: Republicans —Horah, Bradley, Brady, Brandegee, Ibis
tow, Burton, Catron, Clapp, Colt, Cummins, Dillingham, Dupont, Gallinger, Golf,
Gronna, [ackson, Kenyon, LaFollette, Lippitt, McCumber, McLean. Nelson, Ol
iver. Page, Penrose, Root, Sherman, Smith (Michigan), Smoot, Sutherland,
Stephenson, Townsend, Warren and Works -34.
Absent and paired: Burleigh, Clark (Wyoming), Culberson, Fall, Lodge,
Stone, Thornton.
Vacancy:— Alabama.
A Merry Christmas
A Happy New Year
There is an inclination on the p;irt of members of the church to shirk re
sponsibilities and duties devolving upon them. They grow Inx ;ind lame, old and
maimed, and pass through life with an idea that God will bear the burdens and
save regardless of their sins ol omission and commission. Don't deceive yourself !
You can deceive men, but you cannot deceive God. You may stumble into
the paths ol sin and folly, you may do much that is wrong, but don't deny Christ,
confess in full faith prayer to Him and ask His pardon, believing, and your sins
will be forgiven. Don't deceive yourself !
()ne great fault with all of us is the lack of human kindness, brotherly love,
and fairness. We too much prefer to talk and talk and listen to a lot of idle talk,
all the time drawing on our imagination like a bank account, and usually we look at
the blackest side and naturally see things that never transpire. In other words
we are crossing the bridge before we get to it. lie fair and honest.
Some of us, yes, too many of us, spend so much of our time in worldly mat
ters, that we have very little time to devote to the work of the Master, who should
have our best work and our best consideration. Open up your heart to God !
All The News and the Truth about it
Probably no single cause tends more
to check milk secretion than the fail
ure to remove all the milk at the time
of milking, says Hoard's Dairyman.
Cows should be salted at least once
a week. The best plan is to have salt
under cover where the cows can get
to it at will. Itock salt, of course. Is
best for this purpose.
Knots are perhaps most valuable dur
ing the first part of the fattening pe
riod, particularly with cattle. From
forty to fifty pounds per day may be
fed at first: then the amount should
be gradually diminished.
Professor Deltrich of the Illinois ex
periment station says that the proper
water supply for a pig ranges from
twelve pounds dally per 100 pounds
live weight at the time of weaning to
four pounds per 100 pounds live weight
during the fattening period.
Oats and peas make excellent bay.
They may lie sown In the spring aa
soon as the ground can be worked—
about one and v half bushels of each
to the acre The peas will be ready
to cut about July I. when the oats are
yet in the milk stage and the peas Just
forming In the pods
Try The Dawn for one year.
Permanent Pasture For the Bottr.
it will pay you to go to some trou
hie to i(et au acre lot well set With
permanent grass for the boar to run
in. Having n lug water In the lot
If possible build him a sbed, tight on
three sides and open on the south, und
With plenty of grass he will cost you
very little feed Farm Progress
Sorghum as a Soiling Crop.
Sorghum is one of the best crops
for soiling, especially for dairy cows
anil swine. Every farmer should huve
an acre or two of very rich bind to
plant in sorghum for late feeding
There are very few crops equal to
gorgh In yield when conditions are
favorable tor it
Profit fn Sheep Farming.
Although I hare bought and sold
and kept many thousands of cattle and
sheep, l have never lost one by dis
ease, writes a correspondent of the
Farm Journal. This shows that live
.stock is much healthier than man. i
have rarely or never dosed a sick nnl
mal. Sheep have paid better than any
animals 1 have ever handled. On 00
other class of slock have I been able
to double; my money so easily as in the
case of sheep.
No. 52
The law of nature Is that a e,-r
tain quantity of work Is neces
sary to produce a certain quan
tity of good of any kind what
ever, if you want knowledge
you must toll for It and If pleas
ure you must toll for It- Ruskln,
Ones I beheld thee, v lithe moun
tain nin .11.
Bmbrowued i>y wholesome toils
In lusty air,
Whose clear blood, nurtured by
strong primitive cheer,
Through amaaonian brains flow
ed unnfriilri.
Broad breasted, pearly teethed,
thy pure breath strayed
Sweet as deep uddered kino's
curled in the rare
Bright spaces of thy lofty at
O'er some rude cottage In a fir
grown clade.
Now. of enrh brave ideal virtu,
O Poverty, I behold thee as thou
A ruthless hag. the liniiL'e of
woeful death,
of brute despair, gnawing its
own starved heart.
Thou ravaging wretch, Herce
eyed and monster lipped,
Why scourge forevermore Hod's
beauteous earth)
—Paul Hamilton Payne.
A penny saved i(
a penny earned.—
Benjamin Franklin.
Fed With Discretion, It Is a Profitable
Pork Producer.
A greul many farmers are beginning
to use tankage. I Bnd ii beneficial iiud
In a large degree profitable where Imgs
are kept, writes 11. W. Swope in the
American Agriculturist. There isn't
anything about g 1 tankage or meat
meal that is in any way injurious to
hoys, whether young or old. Good
takage contains over BO per cenl pro
tein, and for thai reason it answers an
important question in animal economy,
it Is a good feed to use with corn and
highly palatable. It need not he led
in large quantities, and. especially
>vhon beginning to feed tankage, one
part tankage to itbotll ten parts of corn
Is a very satisfactory ration.
Tankage is animal matter from
which the grease and oil have been ex
tracted. This consists of meat scraps
and bone from meat markets and pack
lug houses picked up fresh in a large
tank and thoroughly cooked at a high
temperature. The grease is removed
from the surface and tankage is then
dried thoroughly, after which it is
ground, screened and placed in lings
for shipment. The high temperature
employed in cooking destroys all dis
ease germs that might lie present.
Tankage, therefore, all summed up is a
pure, safe feed for hogs. It contains
8 to 10 per cent moisture, and in a
good, dry place it can be kept for an
indefinite period of time.
I have fed tankage to hogs of all
ages for several years now and with
excellent results in every case. With
the high cost of feed a little tankage
fed with the regular ration to the
hogs each day will be found a good
feed investment. The cost of feeding
tankage seems to increase a trifle ev
ery year, but 1 am sure it will pay all
Who can use it to do so as long as the
price is as reasonable as it is today,
considering its protein contents com
pared with other feeds.
Tankage may be fed dry, either alone
or with grain rations. I have found
it very satisfactory in a thin slop.
One station says that a ration made
up of one part tankage and six ot
eight parts corn has proved to be the
most satisfactory, and a greater gain
per 10(1 pounds was secured in thi.-
■nanner of feeding
A Quick Growing Pig.
I bought a Dm Jersey pig on
March I, 1013. The pig was two and
one half months old ond weighed twen
ty pounds, writes a Louisiana farmei
in the Form and Home.
The first month i fed one pint ol
chops mixed with the same amount Ol
wheat shorts and half a gallon ol
swill three times a day. The second
mouth 1 added one pint of chops antl a
quart of swill, making six pints ol
chops, three pints of shorts and nine
quarts of swill per day. 1 fed the same
amount of food up till May Hi. Then i
began feeding two pints of both chops
and shorts and a gallon of swill three
times per day. My pig stays In a Ber
muda grass pasture all the time and
has plenty of fresh water. The lirst two
weeks my pig gui I fifteen pounds,
April H he weighed sixty pounds
April he weighed ninety pounds, on
July 11 be weighed 225 pounds, a gam
of 800 pounds since the Ist of March;
lug. 20 Prince weighed 31(1 pounds
and on Sept. Id Prince was nine months
old and weighed 301 pounds.
The People Shall Rule
Free America Forever
) ■ v > • racy!
Ten Sb.ortb.orri and ten Aberdeet
Angus ' ous were fed 140 (lays ut the
Pennsylvania station on ensilage ami
cottonseed meal alone, says the lowa
Homestead. These cows consumed ap
proximately sixty pounds of ensilage
and one pound of cottonseed meal per
bead dally. Inning this period they
made an average dally gain of 1.17
pounds per head.
The ensilage was fed twice a day
and the cottonseed meal once daily.
There was less than 1 per cent waste
In feeding In this manner. These
cows were allowed to run loose In v
shed that was well bedded, the experi
ment lasting from iJec. 1 to April 10.
It required four tons of silage to
winter each cow in this manner, this
being equivalent to one-half acre of
corn yielding forty bushels per acre
or one-third of an acre of corn if the
land produced at the rate of sixty
bushels per acre. Computing ensilage
at $3.00 per ton the cost of wintering
the twenty cows on ensilage was $280
or $14 per head. In addition the cows
consumed cottonseed meal to the value
of $42. With this Hem mc luded the
average cost per head was approxi
mately .SHI. Attention might be called
t" the fact that during the period cov
ered by this experiment the weather
conditions were unusually severe, the
temperature falling as low as 2.'t de-
One of the peculiarities of the
Hereford is thet on account of the
strong constitution the sire im
presses his progeny with the color
and markings of the breed in al
mosl every case, no matter what
the bread of the dam may be. It is
in the Uuch more than anything
else that the true Hereford Is iden
tified, for it has not the thin skin
and light flesh that so many In
ferior oattla have. Almost the only
breed with which the Hereford does
not impress his color is the Angus.
They divide the honor, having the
black body of the one and the white
face of the other, but the hide has
not the distinctive touch that a well
bred Hereford steer should have.
The Illustration shows a Hereford
steer of high quality.
gree below zero at times. These cows
when turned to grass made satisfac
tory daily gains, indicating that ensi
lage when fed in large quantities, as
was the ease In this instance, is in no
manner whatever injurious.
It may be of interest to know that
8,840 pounds of manure were produced
during the 140 day period by each
cow. This computed at $1.50 per ton
means a value of $6.83. As each cow
gained IH4 pounds in weight this in
crease of 5 cents a pound amounts to
K8.20, It is true that this added
weight lias in reality no intrinsic value
unless the cow is marketed, but it does
mean that the cow goes on to the grass
In a good fleshy condition.
Those of our readers who have n
supply of ensilage at band might profit
by a perusal of the results obtained In
this mst c. If an experiment sta
tion can obtain these economical re
sults on ensilage and a small amount
of cottonseed meal daily there Is no
reason why there will not be a similar
outcome If the same plan is carried
out under average farm conditions.
Butter is suited primarily because
the popular taste demands it and in
cidentally for its preservative effects,
although the latter are not very mark
ed. The uniform incorporation of va
rying amounts of salt as the trade
demands is very important so far as
the appearance of the Imtter is con
cerned. It has been my experience
thai salt distributed as uniformly as
possible among the granules worked
to the point where they are in a com
pact mass, with the moisture glisten
ing on the surface, then allowed to
stand for twenty or thirty minutes,
then worked about an equal length of
time more, will give a more complete
incorporation of salt and do away with
quite a little of the pressure necessary
If worked in from the drat without al
lowing time for the salt to dissolve.
It Pays to Know.
A certain dairyman bus increased the
yield of bis herd to a wonderful extent
by the use of a pure bred sire, says the
National Stockman. This bull's heifers
anil young cows have proved to be re
markable milkers and lie is now a very
valuable animal though no longer
young. The point in all this is that the
dairyman found out the bull's value by
the simple process of keeping a record
if what each member of the herd pro
duced. Without such a record he
might have sold the heifers too cheap,
ho might have let the bull go to the
butcher or he might have let some
wiser man have him. It always pays
to know what dairy cows are doing,
and it pays in several different ways.
There is gold lv manure, but
you can't collect it while it lies
in the barn lot.
Salting the Butter.

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