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Scott County kicker. (Benton, Mo.) 1901-1917, November 09, 1901, Image 3

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Beat la order to do' well In winter
need good quarters and a great deal
of care. Their fondness for bugs
and worms Is not an unnatural Jtaste,
the animal matter thus secured sup
plying a most, important element in
their food.' Indeed, It is largely be
cause they cannot procure this food
in cold weather that they so often
cense to lay eggs; hence the impor
tance of feeding cut bone, for grcea
cut bona supplies this needed elf
if two
iT fas
of an
el end
" -lie
ment, and that at n less expense than
grain can bo fed.
drain should not he omitted, how
ever, and if one can procure some
, unthrashed wheat, barley, oats and
I rye, it will greatly repay him to mix
! and tic them in bundles and oeea
! slonalty glu one to the hens during
the winter. They require just such
1 exercise ns this will afford them, and
i for the same reason it is nilvlsable
to scatter their grain ration in chaff
or other litter, and make them
scratch for it.
Very little Is gained by grinding
grain for fowls, beenue in eating
soft food the birds are unable to
make seltvllon of kind, but must boH
the whole, wet or dry, and take the
consequence, even though they be
condemned as worthless for not pro.
ducing eggs from fooift which, in the
owner's judgment perhaps is tlio
very thing they need in order to
make them lay well. Added to this
domineering hens will take more
than their share from the trough,
keeping the timid ones away, Mid so ,
become overfed, while the others do
not receive enough food. If the
food Is scattered, as it should be, .
CAT'S sir
llctpi Every Might 'oa n Uoard Pereb,
Crowded la Between Two Cob
tented Hens.
Ordinarily a cat's fondness foi
ehlckeu costs, its whole nine lives,
but at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.
ltelndl, 10S Chicago street, Kenosha,
Wis., there was, not long ago, a black
cat so fond of these fowls that it
slept every night on n board perch,
crowded in between two contented,
sleepy hens. The animal) two years
old, lost alt her nocturnal habits of
prowling, going to he'd with the
chickens and wnklng tip at cock crow
every morning.
More than a year ago Tablthn took
tip with the chickens. The little ones
were afraid of her in the beginning,
but gradually they became recon
ciled to a foster sister. They even
censed to struggle when on occasion
Tnbltha would pick one of them up
with her teeth, kitten fashion, and
carry it across the yard.
Last summer, before the ent h.id
rft fa PrakaMr ttt.MM Caemleoa
that c Vied to KeeVta
seats Sat ( rata,
. -To prevent Insect's from getting
lato newly tnreshed wheat can
should be taken that tka bins arc
perfectly clean. If bins or store
houses are thoroughly, cleaned and
whitewashed before tke grain Is
placed In them, many cracks and
crevices filled with Insects will bo
stopped up. The granary should bo
made as tight as poslble, and thor
oughly disinfected each season. Be
fore the adoption of bisulphide of
carbon, one remedy practiced was
heating the Infested grain to MO de
grees. It was left In this tempera
ture from eight to ten hours. The
remedy was difficult to adopt, and
was not extensively used. Tobacco,
sulphur and many other substances
have been recommended, but have
not been used with satisfactory re
sults where large quantities of grain
are stored. The simplest, most ef
fective and least expensive of all rem
edies for stored grain insects, says
the fllobe Democrat, Is the use of bi
sulphide of carbon. To Insure grain
from the attack of insects it should
be. treated with bisulphide thorough
ly after being placed in the bin. It is
a foul-smelling liquid, which evapo
rates very readily. The fumes are
finnvlnp thnn all nfwl nfnftftlt the
left the roost on which she slept, a pro,iUclng on atmosphere In
big rat came scampering across the wWcn no nticct can itve. Although
cxjiiunnc, mis material win w uuu-
1 died without danger if care is taken
not to have lights of any kind around
during the fumigation. The material
can be thrown directly upon tne
grain, without injtrlng it cither for
seed or edible purposes. About one
pound, equivalent to a pint, is nec
essary far one ton of grain in store.
It should be poured in soup plates
or tin pans, set about the surfnee of
the grain. The price of bisulphide of
carbon varies from IS to 30 cents per
pound, depending on purity nnd quan
tity purchased. There is a grade
known as fuma-bisulphlde of carbon,
i especially manufactured for the dis
infection of grain nnd seeds.
an an
an can
floor. From the cow barn next door
i Mr. Helndl heard the cat spring from
I the perch nnd went to the door of
I the ner-nery to sec. After killing
the rat, the cat carried it over to the
j startled hen nnd laid it down beside
her. purring assurance, which Biddy
' evidently understood.
I One night recently the eat was
locked out of the henhouse, and aft
er supper the family was attracted
i by her yowling at the door. When
tli e door was unlocked Tabitha
scrambled up the gangway to the
perches nnd took her accustomed
place without a single protest from
, the hens.
Nebraska Farmer Who Sought Wife
Thronah a Newspaper and
Warn Swindled.
A Chicago paper not long since re
ported the sorrows of a Nebraska
farmer, who had been duped -by a
confidence woman at an expense of
about $1,000. The farmer answered
an advertisement in a Omaha paper
which stated that a young and beau
tiful woman sought a husband with a
good home. Several letters were ex
changed and at the solicitation of the
would-be bride $300 to be expended
for a diamond ring was forwarded by
the farmer. After on epistolary
courtship of three weeks he came to
Chicago to sec his prospective wife,
The cat is only an ordinary mon- , who then cajoled him Into purchases
grel. but in many ways she shows
unusual Intelllcence. No one cm ex
plain the freak which prompted her
to choose the companionship of
each bird recure- her share, accord- ,
?lettii)d of Packing Parrels by
Which tlir Contents Are Held
Down Securely.
o not al
e the
not UM-d Is no
not be regular-
nd ieep the
fix fip
id'for win
tils are
I unusual intelllcence. No one cm ex- cnts. On receipt of these she left
him, promising to return for wie wed
ding ceremony the next day, and he
never saw her again.
It does not seem credible that a
man of sound mentality, particularly
a hard-headed Nebraska farmer, could
be thus victimized, but love is blind,
and perhaps the lesson will be worth
all it cost him.
Men and women who are worthv
ins- to her lndu-ry. Of course, the' CommUsion merchants publish al- , aspirants for matrimony are not like
more lndiis.trIou -he is the more she , rectlons for i-hipplng eggs every j elr. jy to patronize the advertising col
vlli pick up. and. consequently, the Where fanners combine to ship ef gs umlls (,f the newspnpers. No good,
ice egg- he will lay. It is the lack they .-hnuld use long. Milt' barrels. J'ut responsible man who can properly
of exercise when feil soft food that two or three Inchc of long stalk ray I provide for a wife need go so far
Induces the vices of egg eating, ' or sli'av. enly over the bottomof Ihe i af1eia to find one. Inquiry among his
icaiuer puninir, eic.. mn-ness ucgei- uarrei, mill iwrit em siiui, ui u.ui Jrlenus WOUlU SUrelV brine to his
in chart (neer use oats chaff or buck- , knowledore some candidate whosn rec.
wheat chart) to a depth of two or three , ord atlA reputation would be onen to
.Matrimony is, or should be. a
high nnd holy estate not to be light
ly entered into with any unknown ml
tine iniquity in hens ns well as
human beinss.
H houhl be borne in mind, nli-o, nche. then a layer of eggs laid upon j,mi
that too many fowls crowded into 1 the sides, evenly embedded in the pack
one coop, house or compartment ing, with the ends toward the barrel,
make it a hotbed for disease. In but fully one inch from the stafes.
11 and no water 1 poultry culture cleanliness is impor- j Cover this layer of eggs with packing to tj,e newspapers to exploit his or
jdlng. It will tant. In order to have hens go to the depth of one inch, and rub well , j,er ehnrms or desires. Heware of
o. and ieep the j through the winter nicely and till the in between the eggs with the hend. , tjle matrimonial advertlsement!-
i egg iiasuei at an Times rapuuy, incy i j-iace auoui iiirre uniics u iuc j.nvn- i armers Jtevlcw.
fix nip snouui ue given plenty oi green none, , jng uiaierfai uer me iuei uijcr, uuu
meat. grit, cut clover, connected then about the same quantity oi long
with an appropriate grain ration, straw or hay. as at the bottom. Fill
oml n irooil wnrm house in which to ' io that the head must be prei sed d.in
reside. I with a lever or by other mechorical
The kind of "factory" to provide power. This method of packing -will
tnr tVium .lcnon.k inrrmit- on thi in. i bold the contents so firmly that they .
i lTTTTlrrlT-' rln ' ' shift in the barrel. In winter , Where there is no born cellar, the
'd grind
vlntering ;rlv used.
venturer or adventuress who resorts
A Pit ruder the Barn la Better Thaa
Kcrplair Theia la the Faras
Hoaie Cellar.
i ary the
lute for
a few
, but they
nlence of
is a good
1 be this
se feed,
,oxy by us
irut hay,
corn is no
nl it. Sell
Ing just- as
r If you
w to keep
i condition
Iocs know.
to tell you
lem. Don't
It may be
!g now for
'te liberal
i'uod horses
prices for
id farmers
teed not be
'lee fees for
(rood mares
lad of farm
bat an acre
nit near Sis
the 'winter
srvetting of
id to receive
amount of
. and ailcci
toldo wltk
in protein,
is ' forming
turlng toe
lieh recom
aoultrjBjan It would be
.a s a trial
Needless to say, n poulterer should
always make the most of his cir
cumstances, nnd the nceompunylng
Illustrations show. In a way. how this
mav be done.
If one has an mailable spot which
slopes toward the south, that is just
the place where he should build his
hennery, ns It is best and even neces
sary for a poultry house to face to
the south or southeast. The floor
should be excavated into the bank,
and a foundation wull laid as is rep
resented in the picture, the top com
ing up to the successive levels to ac
commodate itself to the rising
ground. To carry off the wnter com
ing down the hill n drain should be
laid nlong beneath t"he wall and a
cement floor put in the whole length
of the building. A large window
should be Inserted in the south end.
and n long, narrow one on the side
next to the alley, there being a rcn
sonable sized window on the other
side to correspond with each com
Dartmcnt. screen doors separating
the Inmates of these at their keep
er's pleasure from the feeding floor.
Such a house will prove wnrm, and If
properly ventilated it will give sat
isfaction. Frederick O. Sibley, in N
Y. Tribune.
Chinese Adepts at Cheatlaa.
The Chinese seem to be adepts at
cheating. Thej; take American flour
sacks, All them with cheap grades, nnd
represent the stuff as genuine Cali
fornia flour. They put up cigarettes
from the rankest tobacco sweepings
In American packages. They sell the
Chines hams, which revolt the aver
age ftomacu, for the fine flavored Chi
cago ham. They soak labels off condensed-milk
cans,ohampagne, perfume
and sauce bottlesssd boxes of con
fectionery, and stick 'tfcem on an la
ferlor and sometimes worthless ar
ticle. The Japanese have fer sev
eral years imitated a superior brand of
American condensed milk and used tbt
American trade-mark on It.
At this time it fs batter to let thepul
lota have unlimited rsnge alone tUa
to tot the concert! rua wlth'them.' '
ffuard atralnst lrostny uing more t roots to be fed the stock nre usually
naeklnir material, leaving the oggs stored in the house cellar and car-
further removed from the packages. 1 rled out dally, entailing a great
Never pack lu newonts.&truworehulY; 1 amount of work. Where the barn has
these will sweat and rot the ex;;? In a some space beneath it, a dry loca
very short time. Pry oats make good tlon and a tight foundation, a pit can
pocking material, but are mo e.pen- i
ive. Do not crowd too many esjt In
one packing. For an ordinary Hour ,
barrel from i" m TO dozen are quite
llllieiuni. xi.i .iiMiiik ji'itr .iiui uiii; f
half dozen to the Iajer up to s-iji and
one-half dozen In the two layers then
decrease again at the tame rate.
Count carefully and mark the number
on the head of the barrel, in warm
weather forward the pnekagts by ex
press. When only a small quantity of
eggs is sent, and nt short distances,
they may be packed in mill board par
titions, an egg In each square cell, 30
in a layer, the whole contained in a
hnndy-sied packing case, or with care
ful packing In straw or chaff, itaikcts
may be used when there is n huflk'lcnt
quantity to till them, but a Vurrel
makes the best package. Farm and
By having nil the internal arrange
ments of the poultry house mo ruble,
they can be taken out if desired when
cleaning the house.
There Is one economical result In
poultry-keeping that is often lost sight
of. namely, the large amount of waste
food that the fowls pick up.
One of the best ways of removlmgllce
from fowls is to let themtodoil them
selves by having a lot of dry earth
where they can dust themselves when
ever they feel like It.
To keep down lice, oil the roosts and
their supports every two or three
weeks with kerosene or carbolic acid.
Sprinkle sulphur, tobacco or inseot
powder liberally In the nests and re
more the droppings regularly.
When shlpipng poultry, tee that alij
slats of coops are on tight sad that the
doors are secure. The flret to save lata
from broken legs or wlngs,haaatt
to save loss from escapo of blroTa
nrs reaehlnar their ateltiMUatVft,
Ttss sat Labor favea br Its V
Kara Thaa Baaals That Re
alretMake It.
A simple and cheaply constructed
boom derrick, arranged as illustrated,
will be found of much service by a
great many farmers, and the time and
labor that will be saved by its use will
more than equal that required to make
It, says an Ohio Farmer writer. When
boxes, barrels- or sacks of produce
are stored In a basement, one man,
without some mechanical assistance
of this kind, will be unable to lift them
from the cellar way and load on a
wagon conveniently, and even It sev-
eral men engage in the work, they
cannot remove and load the articles
as easily and speedily without the
derrick as they can by Its help. A
derrick made in the same way, and
supported as best suits the case on
hand, will often be useful for other
purposes, such as getting out stone,
loading ice, etc.
For the derrick post use a piece of
stout timber not less than four by
four inches square, or a round pole,
if preferable. The length of this pole
will be governed somewhat by the
length of the boom and by the situs-
frarinf oa
tie atriaf of laipMvasaottt la Mro stock
iMproTsanat io yroilaoto, It to leoeV
aery it.tae ram ta,to keep ibom ot
tae raaea. It (iveo a aaaa more f
ipeet for kla stoek and for, klataelf.
Sotk kavo botUr aUadlaff ia tke
world tke miret tke klgksst itaaaard
of excellence li appreacked.
But probably tke best argument for
improvement la that It pays. A feeder
went forth tke other day to buy some
steers. He t ouad a, bunch and had to'
take them all or none. There were
some common ones In the lot whfch
the good ones had to sell. Disregard
ing the fact that tke good ones would
have brought more if sold separately
the difference In price was enoughito
make a man think. The tops brought
one dollar per hundredwelght'more
than the scrubs. Suppose they aver
aged 1,000 pounds. At Jh'e'prlce paid
the best brought 140 and the others
$30 per head a difference of ten dol
lars. How many 'steers would the
breeder of the scrubs have to raise to
pay for a good useful bull? But that
Is only a part of it. The professors
tell us that the scrub wllll put on as
many pounds as the well-bred animal
in the feed lot. That may be, but It
does not apply to growth under usual
conditions. The well-bred steer will
outgrow the scrub, will weigh more at
n given age. Not only more per hun
dredweight, but more weight, and
much easier to sell. And still that Is
not all. The man who goes In for
Improvement gets a big return that Is
not figured in the steer market. He
is building up a f enisle foundation the
value of which cannot be easily esti
mated. Does it pay to breed up? That Is
no longer a question, The problem Is
to get people to realize the truth. Na
tional Stockman.
rraKU .krasaaaaaaaar.
tlon of the derrick. For the boom use
a round or square piece of light but
strong wood, ten to fifteen feet long.
Insert a heavy iron pin in the top and
the foot of the post, and put on iron
bands. Hinge one end of the boom
with iron straps and bolt it to the
post about five feet from the bottom,
and on the other end put a band with
eyes or hoops, as is shown in the par
tial illustration of the derrick.
If the post is round instead of
square, ar pictured, the boom may be
attached by using a band on the post
and the iron device on the boom, like
those shown in one corner of the same
illustration, both of which may be
model from' a heavy wagon tire and
fastened in place by bolts in the holes
made for this purpose.
The top of the post and the end
of the boom are connected by a rope
and a pair of single pulleys, or, better,
by a double block tackle.
The lower pin of the derrick post
revolves- in n wooden block, having
an iron socket or n heavy stone with
a hole drilled to receive it, nnd the
top pin is held by a strong projecting
wood or iron cleat or one of the build
ing timbers.
The part of the post above the point
at which the boom is hinged should
be ns long as' the boom, o ns not to
have the tackle work-vith too great a
loss of power.
When the boom is elevated to B
Saves Lets ef Hard Work at
Uatcherlnsr Time aad Its Cost
Is laslanlBeant,
jaUm.1 wJror.Wooit
fcV'. wnaTaaaslBat
-WhaVyow frMitr he laaifHU
MTCV-l -li mull" .UBSSmSVIB
thor with iaaMar oyta "Tt
what iklwantt, W-niin
Mack papi .wnan-s ' aa - s"",
to' blto jroa oweo-me?" . &J
By this'tims a erowd had. garret
sou itui i mww r-r r-.-it'
wm.i... aab m. Mr. JoaeaTT
aaked tha hapless trletlm. .
"Prlrato nothln'l" roared taH'J
a -iii .inn.. "Tin., man. an sees Toa
right hyeahl You's done me bad,
ah wants to disgwace you publicly I ;
K ftawd knows when ah'lt ait B bet
tah ehaneet Is you goln' to fo'k ova,,
dat dollsh 'n' fo' nits 7"
"Dollah 'nfo' bits foh what?" do
mnnded the "other, who bj this titt"
had recovered his nerve and was cau
tiously slipping his hand toward hie
razor pocket "dollah V fo' bite fok
whut? Kiggah, oh don' owe you
nothinV I
"You doan eh?" exclaimed Jonea,'
drawing his own blade with lightning
like quickness. "Be a gemmun 'n
han' ovah dat cash, er de undahtakak
'11 haff you 'n ha'f a hour!"
"Jones," said the second negro,
weakening, "I don 'membah 'bout dat
bill 'fo' Gawd, I don' I But 'pearo
lak I does owe yon sumpin." ,
"Doan' reckamembnh, eh?" retort
ed Jones. "Well,- Jls' llsen whilst" Z
lets.de wheels uv ma rectmembuneo
revolve 'roun de axle uv'yo' undah
stan'lnt Didn't you meet me on do
street 'fo' 'leckshun, when you wui
dat hungry you couldn't cas' a hnd
der, an' axe me foh some flnanclni
ho'p? An' didn't you git It? Didn't
ah exercise ma 'iluence wld de wahd
bosses an' git 'em to let you open up
fa Ispectable policy sto'e, wld dc un
s fashstan'in' dat ah wms to git a dollah
When butchering day comes, to
most farmers It means plenty of hard
work and much lifting. The illustra
tion, which explnlns'lt fully, will light
en this work greatly. Make it so that
it will be strong enough, and that is
all that is necessary. The bearing' of
the arm of the derrick at n is arranged
to allow the arm nof only to rise up
and down, but to revolve round the
center post in a circle. The windlass
(b) can be attached to the post with
a stationary bearing or with one like
that used for the arm, so that it also
can revolve round the post. The dinm
eter of post (c) can be four inches or
six inches, or whatever is thought
strong enough for the work it is in
tended for. The bearings of the arm
and windlass are V3 or 2 inches less in
diameter. Any good blacksmith can
make them, as well as the other Iron
fittings needed. The entire coat of the
derrick is very small when compared
to the work it does. A scalding vnt
can be set where it will be convenient
Orange Judd Farmer.
'BSaaaaaaaaaaaai 1
vJbbbbbbbbbV '
n' fo' bits percentage f'om you evah
week? 'X' hain't it bin fo' weeks?
'N' has ah had a cent uv ma las
week's salary? Man! Ah'm bin
broke foh th'ee days, 'n' cnln't stan'
no trlflln'l Come down wld de cash!"
"Fo' de Lawd, Jones," exclaimed
the policy man, "I hain't got a cent
on me; but I'll fetch it 'roun' to yo
private residence in ha'f a hour."
The crowd laughed. '
"All right," said Jones, "ah'lt bo
dsh. 'V say," he continued, as tha
crowd dispersed, "doan you disap
p'int me, er de population uv Gwcnt
ah Ku Y'ok'll hab a sudden fallln' off!
.Wouldn't truss a dlshones man laic
you no furder 'n' ah could th'ow
boss by de tall!"
rm.r's too;
be dug under some convenient point
in the feeding floor and a light wall
of brick or stones laid up against the
sides, extending up to the barn floor,
Through this floor an opening, is cut
and "bulkhead" doors arranged over
It, ae shown in the cut. Bank up the
brick or stone wall about the pit with
earth on the outside, heaping up this
banking nearly to the barn floor and
there should be no trouble from
freezing. Orange Judd Farmer.
Illats oa Cora Uasklaar,
Use a horse to pull over your corn
shocks. Take a rope about 18 feet
long; attach one end to the single
tree, carry the other end around the
shock and fasten to singletree, also.
See that the rope is arqund the shock
about SO Inches from the ground. A
slight pull of the horse will bring over
the shock. With a boy to lead the
horse and a handy hitch to the rope,
you can average a shock a minute, and
have It In much better shape for husk
ing than when torn down by band.
You can in this way pull over a day's
husking while the dew Is on aad the,
fodder will be damper for busUag
than if left standlnir till wanted. It
will be another advantage to, yea if
you am careful to pull orarjour
Shocks so that you eon faaij'SBO wind
while husking) letUac,lwt blow
'the . foslder to yoiood . mot . oway.
WUUiava. JWMKU, la VW farmer.
horizontal position, the artlcln being
lifted will be about the right height
for loading on a wagon, and the end
of the boom may, by means of the re
volving post, be swung around to the
point desired.
With a double block tackle one man.
by ordinary exertion, ought to be able
to handle conveniently n weight of
300 or 400 pounds.
By attaching a hay rope pulley to
a firm stake nenr the foot of the der
rick or to the building, the rope may
be conducted over it and hare a sin
gletree attached fur a horse when it
It necessary to lift more than an ordi
narily heavy object from the cellar-way.
Maaarea and Potato Scab.
It is the common experience that
dme nnd ashes are apt to favor the
potato scab. The Rhode Island exper
iments showed that this is attrib
utable to their content of carbonate
of lime which renders the soil favor
ably alkaline. Similar increase of
scab followed the use of soda ash (car
bonate of soda), potash (carbonate of
potassium) and magnesia. Stable
manure of all kinds favors the scab
development, probably for similar rea
son. Fertilizing materials which do
at tend to Increase the scab and which
may even check It are enumerated as
follows: Common salt, land plaster,
most commercial fertilizers (Includ
ing superphosphates), sulphate of
ammonls, nitrate of soda, kainit, mu
riate of potash, sulphate of potash.
Howel.Troabl la Chicks,
Million of chicks die of bowel trou
ble. In most cases the cause is over
feeding and the same feed at every
meal. Do not feed until 88 hours old.
Feed oatmeal flskts-for the first meal,
then when the crop Is empty feed
dry breadcrumbs, next cracked cork
then millet and all kinds of cracked,
grain. Giro a different. food st,esc
meal, aad never fttd until the crops
are! emf'ty,' .Billed milk and mjlk oard
mairiW"led '0frjr aa, Fret rein
Feed (or Hubs la Winter.
It is utterly impossible to make u
hog profitable on corn alone. A hog
fed on corn alone will soon become
constipated and feverish and there
will be great- risk of disease taking
hold of him and he will likely die.
My plan is to buy mill feed nnd feed
plenty of It to keep them from be
ing constipated. Hogs fed' n slop oi
bran and shorts twice a day will con
sume more corn than hogs that are
fed only corn, and will often make
all difference between n profitable
and unprofitable business. Hogs
should have free occess to salt and
wood ashes, especially In winter, as
they have a tendency to prevent In
digestion and worms; no .hog will
thrive when filled with Intestinal
worms. Wesley Mann, In Farm and
Too Often thh Resalt of Too Mack
ArtlBclal Sapport In Iter
Yoaaar Days.
"After women pass middle age,
lays our English contemporary.
Health, "they lose a considerable
amount of their height, not by stoop
ing, as men do, but by actual collapse,
linking down; this is mainly to be at
tributed to the perishing of the mus
cles that support the frame, in conse
quence of habitual and constnnt pres
sure of corsets, and dependence upon
the artificial support by them afford
ed. Every girl who wears corsets thnt
press upon these muscles and restrict
the free development of thefibersthnt
form them, relieving them of tthelr
natural duties of supporting tlwplne,
indeed, incapacitating theui from so
doing, may feel sura she isprcparing
herself to be a dumpy womnn. A great
pity! Failure of health among wom
en when the vigor of youth passes
away is but too patent and but too
commonly caused by this practice.
Most women, from long custom of
wearing the corset, nre really unaware
how much they are hampered and re
stricted. A girl of SO, intended by nu
ture to be one of her finest specimens,
gravely assures one that her corsets
are not tight, being exactly the samo
size as those she was first put into.
not perceiving her condemnation In
the fact that she has since grown fivo
Inches In height and two in shoulder
breadth. Her corsets are not too
tight, because the constant pressuro
has prevented the natural develop
ment of heart and lung space. The
dainty waist of the poets is precise
ly that flexible sllmnese that Is de
stroyed by corsets. The' form result
ing from them is not slim, but a piece
of pipe, and quite as inflexible."
Keep the Plas Comfortable,
Good, warm houses wjll be neces
sary for fall Utters of pigs, says the
Prairie Farmer; not single-sided
sheds, where the temperature gets
very low in cold weather, but good,
warm buildings, where pigs will be
comfortable all the time without pil
ing up four deep to keep warm.
Keeping pigs warm and comfortable
means growth. If in consequence of
cold quarters they have to be kept
warm by the aid of food, and at the
same time kept growing, they will re
quire too much food to make the busi
ness profitable. There is so reason
why any painstaking farmer cannot
get as good results from the fall Ut
ters as from the spring litters, if he
wlU only make extra efforts along
that line.
Tke Fowl Cholera derm.
Dr. N. W. Sanborn sayst The cause
of fowl cholera la a 'minute germ
which, under the microscope, presents
either a circular or oval outline. It
is one of the bacteria, and ha been
called by some a micrococcus', and by
othera a bacillus. It Is about one-fifty,
taousanatn, oi an men Droaa, ana two
or three times as long. It grow best
at from 8S degrees to 125 degrees F,
It has no power of movement, does not
form spores and Is easily destroyed by
dryleg, by the ordlaary dlsiaJeetaaU
New York. Nov. 12.
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