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WARN OF INJURY
BY CHINCH BUGS Spring Right of Insect Continued Over Much Longer Period Than Usual. HARM TO CORN APPREHENDED Department of Agriculture Urges Step* Be Taken to Check Infesta tion—Kerosene Emulsion Will Btop March of Pests. Warning messages from Missouri, Indiana and Illinois state that the chinch bug Is appearing locally in the southern portions of these states and somewhat farther north In Indiana. The spring flight of the bug continued over a longer period than usual, and for that reason the Infestation has been extended to larger areas. The bureau of entomology. United States department of agriculture, apprehends severe injury to.the corn crops latfer ou unless steps are taken to check the Infestation, and is assisting to the ex tent of its ability toward putting con trol measures Into effect. Where Bugs Hibernate. The bureau of entomology offers the' following information: The chinch bugs spend the winter In clumps of bunch grass and under dead leaves and rubbish. In the spring they emerge and fly to fields of young wheat, where they lay their eggs on the root tops and stems. When the wheat commences to ripen and dry. the young bugs leave the wheat fields In armies and walk —for most of them cannot fly—to the cornfields, where they do the greatest damage. The fact that they make the migra tion from the wheat to the corn by walking gives the farmer his oppor tunity to check the invasion by pour ing road oil along the bottom of a shallow furrow dug across the line of march. Deep holes should be dug every 25 feet along the furrow on the side nearest the wheat to trap the bugs. 8pray Infested Com. Corn already Infested may be sprayed with kerosene emulsion along Chinch Bug. the first rows to prevent the bugs from going farther. Some corn will be injured by the spray, but the bal ance will be safe from the bug. As a preventive measure, burn all trash and dried grasses, especially such as grow In clumps like “broom Redge” during early winter or early spring. Roadsides and pastures should receive most thorough treatment of this character. WORKING FOR BETTER SIRES Virginia Farmer Enrolls in “Better 8iree —Better Stock” Movement- Discards Grades. Illustrating the results of the “Bet ter Sires —Better Stock” movement, a Virginia farmer owning 40 grade cows and ewes recently enrolled in the cam paign. He listed no purebreds of any kind, but agreed to sell his grade bull and to get a purebred ram. Hereafter he will use purebred sires only. SOW TURNIPS IN SEPTEMBER Qood Crop May B, Saeuratf but Batter Plan to Have Them In Q round Sia Weeka Earlier. Turnips do well It town before the middle of September, though It la bet ter to have them lu the. ground a month or atx weeka earlier. The ruta baga* must be planted a mouth' earlier than the turulpai Information on Wheat Growing. The following Farmers’ Bul letins on wheat growing may be obtained free on application to the division of publications of the United States department of agriculture, Washington, D. C.: 596. The Culture of Wheat In the Eastern United States. 616. Winter Wheat Varieties for the Eastern United States. 678. Growing Hard Spring Wheat. 680. Varieties of Hard Spring Wheat. 732. Marquis Wheat. 827. Shalin, or “Egyptian Wheat.’’ 895. Growing Winter Wheat on the Great Plains. 1006. The Wheat Jointworm and Its Control. 1041. Eelworra Disease of Wheat and Its Control. 1063. Take-All and Flag-Smut, Two Wheat Diseases New to the United States. VEGETABLES REQUIRE PROPER VENTILATION Plan Outlined for Securing This in Storage Room. Lacking Essential Can Be Overcoma by Providing Air Duct of Wood, Metal or Terra Cotta, Fitted in One of the Windows. It Is necessary to have good vent!- lation if food and vegetables are to be kept safely in storage. In many cel lars under dwellings the lack of venti lation is the only essential that Is lacking. However, this can usually be easily overcome by providing an air duct constructed of wood, metal or terracotta, which, fitted in one of the windows. Is desirable, as it permits the cool air to enter at the bottom of the room. Two or more Joints of 6- inch stovepipe, one with a damper, and an elbow may be used. A piece of board with a hole the size of the pipe is fitted in the window in place of one of the panes of glass. Another pane of glass may be removed from Details of construction for the ven. tilation of a storage room In a base ment. The air duct may be made of wood, terracotta, or metal and in stalled in place of a pane of glass, thus avoiding cutting through the oel lar wall. A hinged door the size of another pane of glass may serve as an outlet for the warm air. the sash and a small hinged door fitted In Its place, which when open allows the heated air to escape. In cold weather both the hinged door and the damper In the stovepipe must be closed. The windows in the storage room should be darkened In order to protect the vegetables from the light. Barrels, crates, boxes, or bins may be used as containers for the various vegetables, but movable containers are preferable to built-in bins, as it is possible to remove them for cleaning. It Is advisable to construct shelves or a slat floor to keep the crates, boxes, baskets, and other containers off the ground. This is highly desirable to In sure a free circulation of air and to prevent the containers from harboring mice, rats, and other vermin. The shelves for canned goods along one side of the room need not be more than 6 inches wide. MARQUIS WHEAT IS POPULAR Yielding Quality Qraatar Than That of Any Othar yariaty. With Exeaption of Durum. The popularity of Marquis wheat la still gaining In the spring-wheat states. This variety contributed 67.8 per cent of the spring wheatcrop of 1919 In Minnesota, 47.5 per cent In North Dakota, 63.8 per cent In South Dakota, and 71.4 per cent In Montana. It was hardly In evidence In the sow ings of 1914. The yielding quality of the wheat Is greater than that of any other variety except Durum, a variety that Is gaining In popularity, although leas than Marqnls. SANITARY QUARTERS NEEDED In Order to Insure Pigs Greatest Amount of Vitality Every thing Must Bo Cloan. A point that should receive the earnest attention of every progressive hog raiser Is the necessity of having all quarters clean, with sanitary bog wallows, fresh, clean drinking water, and well lighted, ventilated and com fortable quarters In order to Insura for the pigs the greatest amount of vttalltv and resistance to diwaia LATE MARKET QUOTATIONS Western Newspaper Union News Service. UENVEII MARKETS. Cottle. Small killers were strong contender! for the few good lots offered, bul packers were pretty well filled up and rather hard to interest. The desirable killing cattle sold at prices generally called steady to strong:, compared wit* Wednesday, but the medium and plainer grades were slow to move and prices wore w eak. A very good clear ance of everything was made by noon and the market on the whole in rathei better shape than earlier in the week Compared to Monday, the good cattle are around half a dollar higher and is some spots more. . , Beef steers were not very plentiful A few odds and ends of good qualit) sold at fid to sll. while choice kind! are quoted up to sl2. Fair steers art bringing $8.50 to $lO. Cows sold at $7 to $8 for most of th« pretty decent killing grades. Choict fat cows are quoted up to $9. Fail cows are bringing $6 to $7, and com mon kinds from $6 down. Beef Steers. A few small lots sold at $lO to sll with fair grades at $9 to $9.75 ant plainer steers from $8.75 down. Cholc* fleshy native steers would probably bring around sl2 were they offerod Early in the week some pretty gooc steers from northwestern Colorado sol< at $11.50. . Hogs. Good hogs $ 15.00® 15.9» Sheep. Good fat lambs are quoted at $10.71 to $11.25. with plainer grades fron $10.50 to $10.75. Ewes are bringint $5.25 to $5.75. Very few choice lambi are coming to market at present am packers are forced to buy a good man] lambs that probably would do as feed ers if the supply of choice grades wai for feeding lambs is pickln| up clally and the trade is expected t< absorb a good many this coming week Good to choice feeders are quoted fron $lO to $10.50. with fair to good gradei at $9 to $9.75. Dressed Poultry. The following prices on dressst poultry are net F. O. B. Denver. Turkeys, No. Is 4o Turkeys, old toms Hens, lb 36 Ducks, young 30 @35 Geese 2o @27 Roosters 22 l.lve l*ou I try. Turkeys, 10 lbs. or over.... 30. Hens, lb 24 Ducklings _2a Goslings 20 @2l. Broilers. 1920 crop 35 @3B Cocks 16 Eggs. Eggs, strictly fresh, case „ „„„ count 1L2.firstname.lastname@example.org Boss off, per doz 32# .47 Butter. Creamery, first grade 56 Creameiy. second grade 48 Process Butter 49 Packing stock 40 Butter Fat. Direct 54 @66 Station 48 @^o Fruit. Apples, new, Colo., box $email@example.com Apricots, crate Cantaloupes, standard cits.. 1.50@-.7. Cantaloupes, pony crates.... 1.25# 2.0« Currants, pints, crate 6.50(0 7.-. Pears, box 3.00® 4.0' Watermelons 2.50®3.5' Vegetables. Asparagus, lb $ -13# .15 Beans, navy, cwt B.ao# 9.00 Beahs, Pinto, cwt 6.00@ C.<s Beans, Lima. lh 22# •:* Beans, green, lb 05# .0b Beans, wax. lb 04# -Oj* Beets. Colo., doz. bunches .30# .40 Beets, cwt 3.00# 4.00 Cabbage. Colo., cwt 1.250 l.»0 Carrots, cwt 4.00# 5.00 H. H. Cucumbers, doz.. 7.» Celery. Colo Go@ .<5 Corn, Colorado, doz *»o# •*” Leaf lettuce, h. h.. doz... .40@ .aO Lettuce. head, doz 90# 1.00 Onions, Colo., cwt 8.50@ 4.00 Green peas, lb 10@ .12 Peppers _ -j[®@ Potatoes, new s.ooi# 3.50 Radishes, long h. h 20# -30 Radishes, round h. h -0@ .30 Rhubarb, lb 03@ .04 Spinach -0-* Tomatoes, Colo., lb 07# .08 Turnips, cwt 4.00 IIA V A Nil fill AI9T. Grata. Buying prices (bulk) carloads. F. O B. Denver: Corn. No. 3 yellow $2.9< Corn. No. 3 mixed Oats, per cwt ~• • • 3.0 Barley, per cwt 2-3' Hay. Timothy. No. 1. ton *£9.o( Timothy. No. 2. ton 28.0 South Park. No. 1. ton -28.0 South Park. No. 2. ton 26.0< Alfalfa, ton 25.01 Second Bottom. No. 1. ton 23.01 Second Bottom. No. 2. ton 21.5' Straw I°° HIDES AND PELTS. ■leaver Prlee Mat. Dry Fllat Hides. Butcher. 16 lbs. and up 2. Butcher, under 16 lbs 21 Fallen, all weights 2< Bulls and stags U Cul is • -h Dry Salt hides. 6c per lb. less. Dry Fllat Pelts. Wool pelts If Short wool pelts 1C Butcher shearings 0i No. 2 murrain slrearings 05 Bucks, saddles and pieces of pelts .0i tireea Salted Hides. Ete. Cured Hides. 25 lbs. up. No. 11( Cured Hides. 25 lbs. up. No. 2 Of Bulls. M». 1 Bulls. No. 2 0i Glues. hides and skins ot Kip. No. 1 II Ki|«’ No. 2 It Calf. No. 1 15 Calf. No. 2 13 Branded Kip and calf. No. 1 1C Brandeu Kip and calf. No. 2.. t ... .0! Part cured hides. 2c per lb. less than cured. Green hides. 4c per lb. less than cured. Grccs Salted Haraehldes. No. 1 $4.5f1#5.0C No. 2 3.50#4.00 Headless. 50c less. Ponies aud glue firstname.lastname@example.orgQ Metal Market. COLORADO SETTLEMENT PRICKS. Bar silver (United States) $ .99^ Bar silver (foreign) 95 Tv Zinc 7.85 Copper 19 Lead 9.00 Chirac* Cask Grain. Chicago.—Wheat—No. 2 red. $2.62 * S' 2.54 V 4 ; No. 2 hard. $2.53 Vi O 2.55 V* . o. 2 Northern spring. $email@example.com. Corn —No. 2 mixed. $1.5901.C1; No. 2 yellow. 11.1001.6546- Oat*— No. 2 white. 72* 075 c; >o i Barley—sl,oso Lit. Timothy Seed—$•.00011.01). Clover Seed—s2s,ooo to 00 Pork —Nominal. Lard—sl9.7o. THX CHXTSNNX RKCORD. Wounded soldiers, members of the associated art studios, at Camp Pelham bay, learning to be artists, under Afort M. Burger, Instructor. They are paid by the govern ninent while learning. MODERN PLANS FOR JERUSALEM One Is for a Tunnel to Pass Be neath It From Dead Sea to Mediterranean. MAY PRESERVE IT INTACT What the Houses and Stables of An cient Palestine Are Really Like— Village Streets Crooked, Nar row and Unpaved. Washington.'—Palestine soon may take its place among industrial nations and ancieut Jerusalem may become a humming mart of modern trade, if projects in contemplation are realized. One such project is that of building a tunnel from the Dead Sea to the Medi terranean, passing under Jerusalem, which would utilize the variation in levels to provide water power for sta tions along the way. A second sug gestion is to build a new industrial zone about Jerusalem while the an cient city is preserved Intact. In this connection the National Geo graphic society has Issued, from its Washington headquarters, the follow ing announcement, based on a commu nication to the society by John D. Whiting: “The present-day villages are locat ed, as a rule, either on the top of hills, originally for protection, or near some spring or source of water. Many are built upon the foundations whose origin dates back thousands of years. There does not exist a single example of a peasant village that has been founded in modem times. Old-Style Village Home. “Many have pictured Mary and Jo seph, after arriving at the ‘lnn’ at Bethlehem, and finding no room, be ing forced to turn into some bam built of timber, with lofty roof, hay mows, wooden mangers and stalls for cattle and sheep. Such a stable has been the subject of many medieval and modern artists, but it does not present a really true picture. Let us consider the old-style village home that is most common in the districts around Jeru- Made to Eat With Dog, Husband Gets Divorce Sun Francisco.—A mother-in law with a bad temper and a dog with fleas that slept In his bed and took breakfast off the same plate with him wrecked the home life of Joseph R. Pra da, 525 Twenty-fourth avenue, he told Superior Judge George H. Cahanlss. He was granted a di vorce from Mrs. Lillian M. Pra da. who, he said. Insisted that the dog sleep In her husband's bed. Prada's mother testified she had seen breakfast served to her son and to his wife’s dog. both in bed, off the same tray. 406 SHIPS ARE FOR SALE Government Seeks to Dispose of Wooden Vessels On* of the Moot Difficult Problem* Now Facing th# United State* Shipping Board. Washington.—Disposal of more than 1,500,000 tons of wooden shipping —406 vessels of various type*—built as a part of the government’s war time merchant marine program. Is one of the moat dllßcult problems facing the shipping board. Twenty-oge of the craft, aggregat ing 82.000 deadweight tone, were of fered recently, but no buyer* were found. Only 1M of these wooden craft are now In operation. Seventy-three are tied up at various ports under managing caretakera and ISB are In storage yards. One hundred ant seven of than* la are Bn Wounded Soldiers Learning to Be Artists aalem and Bethlehem, for that will give us a better idea of what happened on that first Christmas day. “The village streets are crooked, narrow and unpaved. As in many of the countries of the Orient, farmers live close together for protection, and not on their lands; therefore, in the villages there are no open fields or gar dens, hut house is next to house, ex cept for the small walled-in inclosures or sheepfolds through which one gen erally passes in going into a dwelling. “The house itself consists of one large room, usually square. The walls, from three to four feet thick, are built of blocks of stone roughly dressed and laid in mortar, roofed over with a dome, also of stone. “Entering the door, we find that about two-thirds of the space Is devoted to a raised masonry platform, some eight to ten feet above the ground and sup ported by low-domed arches. This raised space, called el mastaby, is the part occupied by the family, while the lower part is used for the cattle and flocks. “On one side Is an open fireplace, with a chimney running through the wall and terminating on the roof. Furniture Is Simple. “The furniture is very simple—a crudely decorated bridal chest, a straw mat, or heavy woven woolen rug, which covers part of the flooi, and mattresses with • thick quilts and hard pillows. TO REVIVE TAHITI LORE Excavators Search Ruins for Rel ics of Ancient Worship. Temples Where Human Sacrifices Were Offered Destroyed by Mis sionaries Centuries Ago. Papeete. Tahiti.—The ancient lore of Tahiti is to he resurrected and the ruins of the temples of the South Pa cific islanders, ordered destroyed a century ago by Christian mission aries, are to be uncovered by excava tion. Efforts to gather the relics of a for gotten worship are being vigorously prosecuted here. So completely were the wishes of the missionaries carried out that noth ing remains save traces of the founda tions of the great central temple of Marae at Atehuro, on Tahiti island, where human sacrifices were offered to the bloodthirsty god of war. “Oro." Excavations are expected to bring to light some interesting objects, which. It is hoped, will reveal the pur poses and uses of this ancient struc ture. Marae. while being the chief temple of Tahiti, was not the oldest or the most important In the islands. The temple at Opoa. traces of which still remain on the island of Kaiutea, was lulled hulls, \vhlle 32 ure converted barges. Officials of the board say that when the serviceability of the wooden fleet has been demonstrated little difficulty will be experienced in turning it over to private ownership at about $9O a ton. These vessels were built In an emergency, many of green timber, and some of them made poor showings a year and two years ago. but now that they have “seasoned" officers of the board consider them practicable cargo carriers. Because of the bad record of some of the vessels, operators have con demned them all. officials declare, whereas the records of those now In operation show very creditable per formances. One wooden ship out of six round trips across the Atlantic; at sea 500 days and n port an equal number, was laid up for repairs sot? 22 days. To data 532 wooden and composite ■hip* XFWfIW LM*23O *■«- which at night are spread on the floor. The cooking utensils are few In num ber —one clay cooking pot. a coupla of large wooden bowls In which to knead the dough and a couple of small er ones used to eat from. “Having Inspected the dwelling por tion, which at once Is kitchen, store room, bedroom and living room, we de scend the steps Into what the natives call the stable. “Below the mastaby, or raised plat form, just described, among arches so low that a man can scarcely walk erect, are the winter quarters of the goats and sheep. To shut the flocks in, these arched entrances are obstructed with bundles of brush used as fire wood for the winter. The rest of the floor space, which Is open to the cell ing. Is devoted to the few work cattle and perhaps a donkey or camel. Around the wall are primitive man gers for the cattle, built of rough slabs of stone placed on edge and plastered up with mortar. “Often the owner makes a small raised place on which he Steeps at night to keep better watch over the newly born lambs, lest In the crowded quarters some get crushed or trodden down by the older ones. Here he often sleeps by preference on a cold night, for he soys the breath of the animals keeps him worm.” Deer Become Nuisance. Hazleton. Pa. —State troopers were notified here recently that deer have become a virtual nuisance in the vi cinity of Wetheriy and other Carbon county towns and that they are de stroying the crops of farmers. The nnlinals are no longer a curiosity to the people of that section and graze In the fields with impunity. They have a peculiar liking for vegetables and come close to farm houses. the sacred center of religion tn the eastern Pacific and not until a stone from this had been Incorporated In the structure did the Mnrae temple at Tahiti become consecrated. It was at Marae that Captain Cook witnessed the ceremonies of human sacrifices chronicled in his “Voyages.’* The natives, while professing Chris tianity and manifesting it by most ac tive church attendance, have a deep fear of these places. Under no cir cumstances will they approach thesa temples at night, nor venture near them by day without great trepida tion, believing that should they in any way offend the sleeping gods ven* geance will come. BLAMES MOVIES FOR MURDER Police of Osaka, Japan, Restrict Chil dren After Boys Slay Two Girls. Osaka. Japan.—Convinced that sen sational motion pictures Incited Japa nese boys to the recent murder of two schoolgirls here, the police have pro hibited children under sixteen year* old from attending picture shows open to adults. Police examination demon strated that the killing of the girls who were carried off by force and slain, was due to an Idea obtained at a movie show. Films for children hence forth will receive a special censorship. weight tons, consisting of 322 cargo ships, 1 tanker. 115 finished hulls. 10 sailing craft. 56 hulls converted Into harks and 20 standard barges, have been delivered to the hoard. A total of 114 of these vessels, aggregating 397,285 deadweight tons, has f?een sold and 12 totaling 44,546 tons have been lost at sea. The total cost of the construction of this fleet, estimated by the board at $l7O a deadweight ton. was approxi mately $833,000,000. Sale of the 1,500.- 000 tons now held by the board at SBO a ton would yield $135,000,000. Those already sold brought about $28,000,000. so that If the 406 remain ing In the government’s possession are disposed of to private owners the to tal loss through the wooden ship ven ture would be eomethlng like $l7O/ 000.000. Train Robbers Ret $60,000 In Jewels. Morristown, N. J. — Jewels, valued at SOO,OOO. were taken from the wife of State Senator Arthur Whitney while she was on a train bound Car PWa t>at|h. I*. .