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THE CAPE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AM) CAPE COI NTY HERAU)
INTERESTING THE CHILDREN IN
A Scotch dinner in Western Minne
sota has solved the rollem of how
to keep hia hoys ami girls on the
farm. lie organized a corporation
to take over the farm and its equip
ment, giving to each of the children
shares of stork representing part
ownership in the farm, lor himself
he reserved a considerahle part of
the capital stock, giving to his chil
dren the privilege of appling their, the sows,
earnings on the shares of stock held j One of
in his own name, so that eventually j ipiirements
they will liecome the owners of his 1 is kept in
portion of the property. The plan j cannot keep
worked so well that all of his chil-: muscles will
THE CARE OF THE BROOD SOW
County Farm Adviser.
On practically every farm in the
county brood sows are to lie found.
The great majority of these sows
will farrow during this month or
next and a considerable portion of
the farm income depend upon these
litters; whether they succeed or fail
is largely a matter of management,
lief ore the pigs are horn is the time
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Mail or bring it to the Tribune office atonre
to begin taking care of them ami the
way to do it is to properly care for
the most essential re-
is cxercic. A sow that
cramped, lilt hy quarters I
111 gIMill COIIlllt ion . I ii r ,
become flabby alid she j
j is likely tobeeoinetoofat, Higlit now.'
j while the fields are soft, a woods'
'lot is an ideal place for hog :md tiny
which j will take siillicieiit oxerci-e. j
r him FEEDING. ;
ably would not have
n I lie farm anyway.
dren except one remained on the
farm. The one who went away
doing so because his natural bent
was in a dilTct'ciit direction,
was probably a wi-e thing f
to do, as hi' prol
made a success
as a candidal fl in the Tribune's (ireat live lann and I'iano Contest.
My Name is .
The name and I
cssarily be divulged,
cldress of people making noiiiinatiotis in
On! a limited number of nomina' imi-
iw n t hat t lie majori
I best in the calhlm
have an inherent
Kxperieliee has si,
ty of boys .-iicect
for which tlnv
The farm consisted of 1 Silt) acres,
and the stockholder divided tin
labor among themselve. They i.lect
ed one of the boys mat-aaer and
another secret arv-t p a-unr. The girls
were not left out of the plan by their
father. Tle-ir work in the home is
recognized as the equivalent of the
outside work done by tiie boys.
I'tnh r the rub of goMinment tic
stockholders call sign checks against
the corporal ion's I'uiels. the amount
being clialged back t'l I heir ohm
indi i -1 ii : I account.
The plan is workim. si well that
a number of neighboring farmers
arc said to be colli einplal ing in
corporating their farms and equip
ments along similar lines, in order
to increase the interest of their
children in farm work.
Hrooil sns shoti!
past llt'age whenever
alfalfa, and rye are tin-
I've or whe.lt, however.
pa-lure for hog- ;ni, :,:-e
factory. lAic--ie faliie
desirable and h.i- often
In- of both sow a'ld litter
iug time. A sow need-
po ible; clover, ,
ies of thes,-.
f hi ni-li i ;n ly .
e Vi r sal is- ,
under-tood thai f
en i :i m 1 1-1
nation coupon!' which entitles the candidal)
will b-- accepti')! by tin- Contest Manager.
i'il not nee
will In- :u'.
foru.iu'.; l',-)))s s
iw ed with f; t ti ni:,g
t iieif l' 1 1 1 1 i li IIMlit s ;
ix i 1 1 1 mill;. 'Inn''-,
and tankage .-iiv a
s is not
at farrow - '.
hogs ,e- ,
oil meal. .
lie I al'e Sllit.ible
ciiinbinal ion vi
feed.- are ln.-t
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ' I anmuiii
i is no hard
given, for fee
j of judgment.
i In ti led a ii mi
ll each other,
if corn. There
I fast nil)- that may be
ing is lalMely a mat ti r
The brood sow 11 s
proportion of muscle
i It 1 1 less coin than ihii's
10 VOTE COUPON
NOT COOl) AFTER MARCH IS
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bill out as ilireclcd and send to the ('mitest
( 'ape ( iirardeail, Mo. Votes cannot be bought.
from the Tribune or secured on subscriptions.
This Coupon Will Count for TEN VOTES
r, The Ti
must be i
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For Infanta and Children.
The Kind Ycu Have
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Krassssa an a pits
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HEN FEEDINC HINTS.
A splendid mixture for laying hens
is equal parts of cracked corn, wheat
and oats, which should be Mattered
in the litter.
Uran or middlings :t n I beef scraps
should be kept ill receptacles to
which the fowls have access at all
I'leiitv of exercise increases the egg
Provide four or live
clean litter in which
ed oats, etc., mak
When wet Inashe
Ihcv an- crumbly
For I hi
be fed a
hard-boiled eggs and stale bread, or
stale bread soaki d in milk, W hen
bread and milk are Used, care should
be excrci.-ed to squeeze all milk out
of the bread. 1 nun the third or
fourth day until the chicks can cat
wheat and cracked coin, commercial
chick Iced is a good ration.
Plenty of pure, fresh water, grit,
.shell ami green feed .should be avail
able from the first day.
There is very little danger of over
feeding young chicks.
I eci I the chickens about five times
daily and only what they will cat
up clean ill a few minutes, except
at night, when they should receive
all they want. Harry M. I. anion.
DEATH CLAIMS YOl NG I. ADV.
inches of good,
to scatter the
are fed, be sure
and not sticky.
first three days chicks may
mixture of equal parts of
the fattening hog. Sows will eat I
cither alfalfa or clover hay and if
pasture is not available these feeds
make a valuable addition to the!
ration. Charcoal, wood ashes, and
-alt make a satisfactory vermifuge j
and supply mineral matter in aj
ration: it is a c.ood idea to keep this!
mixture or a similar available one j
for hogs at all times.
At Farrowing Time,
shortly before farrowing time sows
are likely to become constipated, a!
gooil bran mash or a medium sized j
tablespoonful of cpsom .stills given '
in slop will usually correct this con
dition. A few days before farrow iug
the sow should be given quarters to
Exact Copy of Wrapper,
TMI CINTAIIN CnMMnT. HI W VIHK .
U. I). No.
(iood for Ten Votes when lille.
V mail or otherwise on or hi for.
he altered in any way or
out and sent to I he '
I he expirat loll of date,
rci-eiveii hv t ne otitcst
Mamiger. Pill coupons together and mark number of votes in en h
Package on the top coupon. If coupons arc pinned securely together it
is only tu ssary to write the name of the candidate on the top coupon.
that are gentle and
to handling are more
than wild ones that an
excited. At farrowing, if the weather
is at all mild, no attention is needed
ami unless absolutely necessary, the
sow will do better if she is left
For the first l' hours
ing a sow needs no feed.
however, be given
water she wants t
It 1' LICS AND It EOl'LATIONS COYEKMNO THE
FREE FARM AND PIANO CONTEST.
mi . r.i-:
ifter farrow - j
1. She should, j
t he lukewarm
salur.laN all - r. n at
occurred the death oi
1 ; mil from piieiiiiiouia.
hid lived iii Aivu-ii.i only
li,, ml hs. having i nine here
( In ardeau, Mo., for her
health. Ill I- sister, Fdilh accompan
ied her and the t s occupied a hltle
cottage on Wet 1 il'-t street lltllil
death o el took I he sufferer.
She hid held a position as steno
grapher and bookkeeper at Sikcston,
Mil. and was stricken with malaria
and had a nervous breakdown. (Jiv
ing up her position she came to Arvada
where her aunt, Mr-. F. M. I.obcrg,
wife of our local dentist, is living,
and was later joined by her sister
Fdilh, who atlt tided high school
and kept house with her.
Mrs. Walter Fight, who with her
husband came to Arvada with her
sister Fdith, was also an aunt.
Miss Kuch was gaining in health,
apparently, until hist Friday when
pneumonia set in and she died within
twenty-four hours, from the attack.
Her father, A. V. Kuch, was
notified and came here Monday to
make arrangements to tuke the
body home for burial.
Hurton V Chinn were given charge
of the body and prepared it for hip
ment to Cape Girardeau, Mo. The
father and sister left Wednesday morn
ing with the body und the funeral
will take phut- tomorrow from the
Cutdiolio church of which the deceased
wuit a devoted member in her home
The young woman wan twenty
years old and a beautiful character,
who made, friends during, her idiot
ptay in Arvada. lbsidcd her bereaved
parents she leaves three bibtera and
one brother to mourn her early
taking away. Arvada Enterprise
helps to relieve the feverish condition i jjj
that is always present at this time;, jfc
anything like a full feed tends lojjr
aggravate it and many cases of in-'S
flamed and caked udders can be j jfi
directly traced to this cause. Sows S
with young pigs need to be brought 1 $
on full feed verv gradually. Thev ! S
shoul l not be fed heavily before thcljj;
ire able l)i take all the mill;.,
u-ually do this when they are ! S
two to three weeks i,,. 1 1 !
t hen to feed t he sow to t he I
of her production because pigs ! ft
gains on sows milk cheaper 3-
more satisfactory than in -iny'S
manner. What has been saidS
,' in regard to muscle and hone jjj
Any person residing in Cape Girardeau city or county ami
surrounding territory, (excepting employes of The Trilmnei
may enter the contest. They do not have to be subscribers of
the paper in order to enter; all that is necessary is to send in
their name ami address. The awards will be made by a board
of three judges, who will have charge on the last day of the
contest. They w ill make the aw arils ,-,tid their ilccimoii shall be
The Farm will be awarded to the contestant securing the
most votes in the entire contest.
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I iiie -at iii Violuii-t . assisted
b his J little glib, at
Coining Saturday Night,
With I Pecks of Fun
ADM. 5 & IOC.
The Piano will be awarded to
highest in number of votes in tin
Votes i.iay be clipped from the
lion. The nomination counts for .,
'.-taut -landing next
II Slllisl llp-
ot hi r
No person will be permitted
purpose of clipping coupons, but
the sources from which you may
of your friends, rela.ives, m-ighb
ballots for von or sending tlnin
g I'oiids is equally applicable
good average sow will
from .1 to li pounds of milk
iv and there are instances on
of sows that produced much
Sow's milk is high in fat
contents, averaging about i percent.
More milk is produced in the front
teals than m the bail; ones.
I hi- big crop is an important one
and good care pays to as great an
extent as in any other class of livestock.
Votes will al.-o be given for si
main issue of this gnat race i
I ks may be had upon t -1 ii
by the parents, relatives, friends or any otic e!
contestant's campaign. If not convenient to c;
card or 'phone the Contest I ii pat i incut ami
some one of his assistants will call upon oii.
to buy papers ill bull, Ur lie'
t hi re are no re-t rid ion - :. to
gather the votes. Int. n -t a I!
..is, etc., in saving the ciipoii
to I In- ('oiliest 1 Ii p.,i ; in, nl .
ibsci ipt ions, and this will be t he
il' the big plie
itioll to the C
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ill ,-i i ipl n
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p a po-t
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A NEW PENSION BILL
For Relief of the Widows and Orphans
of the Spanish-American War
i I" all qin -t ion
, and col!) -talits
aii 1 all rulings wl
eel any undesirable
t ralisfei able. If Vou
I , i
v. Ill) Il may
in i lib ring
'li he mav
A new pension bill bids fair
pass during the present Hcssion
Congress. It is devoted to the
terests of the widows and orphans
of the Spanish-American War Veter
ans. It provides u pension of $32
per month for the widows and $
per month for each child under the
age of Hi.
This is a most commendable move
and will serve to relieve want and
poverty to many homes where hus
bands and fathers died prematurely
through liarships and deprivations
endured in serving their country.
The bill was introduced by Hon.
John A. Key, Representative from
Advertisers who use The Tribune
do so with confidence that through
its columns they reach the sturdy,
reliable element of the community.
will call up). II
Cut coupons out neatly. 1'" t -t tear mt. Pin "i in' iln in
tognther securely. W hen .-'i al'latigi d it i i -aly to wiite
the contestant's name on the lli-t coupon onl,
useless labor. Postage inn t I e fully pn paid
The Contest Manager re-em s the right to
rulings which may be necessary for the 1 -t int
test. His decision will be linal and ) mil n-i x
The Contest. Manager shall de
arise in the course of the i te-t
this contest agree to abide by any
We reserve the right t
Votes are absolutely not
the race you lose all.
Subscriptions may be taken to start any time, but are strictly
payable in advance, at regular subscription price. Votes allowed
as shown below.
To secure special vote ballots all money must be sent direct
to the contest department of Tim Tribune by the contestants
or their friends, as votes can only be issued at Tint Tribune ollicc.
Any person' wishing to withdraw from the contest must
write us personally us no telephone message will be considered.
Each contestant will be given a comminhm of 10 per cent,
of the amount turned into the ollico in cash by making a report
All questions will be cheerfully answered.
Address all communications to Contest Manager, Cape Girar
deau Tribune, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
(hop out of
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TpHE puliJir hits a rl.hl lo s-nu(liinj more
A limn iv flint (ury se rvice from those who
supply ill tch-phonc weds.
There is something more to a telephone ser
vile than merely placing at the disposal of the
public adequate telephone equipment.
Courtesy, willingness to oblige and patience,
under trying conditions on the part of telephone
employes, promote friendly feeling and arc essen
tial to the best kind of telephone service.
Cape Girardeau Bell Telephone Co.
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Try to Hfjure Thli.
I.lttla lieiiniii "Pupa. Is thero any
dlfl'ereiit'H in tho word fool and fool
ish?" Pupa "That is. Por instance,
peoplo who worry are foolish, whllu
peoplo who don't worry aro fools.
Now, perhaps, you cun figure It out
Kt10ldBJ3AO KIACIddOCtCICICICU! lEIDClClflE mcmcicilliciici U
JUUIJUULIUIJI JUUI71JU1 I3I3UI Uf I HwCIISfwCimiJO
Putting It Up to Him.
The guv'nor (threateningly) "Look
bere, Parkin, I'vo got tired of seeing
these figures dropping month after
month, and I Bhall have to seriously
consider taking tho only steps left to
me to bring about an alteration." Tho
Manager "Yes, sir, and from when
would your resignation take effect?"
There is no more luipresslvo and re
vealing moment with man or woman
than when you stand In a room emp
ty of their actual presence, but hav
ing, in every Inch of It, the pervasive
Influences of the absent personality.
Definition of "Foreman."
One recent Interpretation given fo
the term foreman ia a man who lu
capable of stepping In at any point
and doing this or that man's work beU
ter than he can do It himself. Th
young man who aspires to do all thH
In qualifying for foremansblp has hi
work cut out (or him.