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I J l 4L i CONFIDENT CAN DOUBLE YIELDS OF FARM CROPS Wyoming Seedman Tells How Soli Can Be Mad te Produce Mort-Scientific Methods and Patience Required. A doubling of the present produc tion of farm staples Is In sight, accord ing to Prof. n. C. Ruffiim of Worland, Wyo., who In a pioneer In the science of seed breeding. "We already have practically dou bted the yield of corn by selection and plant breeding," said Prof, nudum, who was In Chicago tho other day, "but we need not stop with corn, as we can deal with nil other crops In a similar way. Tho reason that this has not been done earlier Is that plant breeding has been utilized heretofore mainly for the production of curiosi ties. Men who brought out anything new were 'wizards.' Few saw any practical valuo In what was being done. Much was accomplished In an esthetle way with reference to Im provements of flowers, but tho great farm crops were neglected. "The condition of our agriculture and Its Improvement Is b-tng given serious consideration by all thought ful men. It Is the foundntlon of our social economy, for production from the toll means the creation of new wealth. The high cost of living Is, In .my opinion, due to conditions result ing from the neglect of the farm. The city has held out alluring charms to the country youth In the form of greater advantages for education, more of the comforts of life, more ex citement and more liberties to the Individual with regard to little vices that would cause ostracism among provincial friends, but are overlooked In a crowd of strangers. "This rush to the cities has brought about a lack of balance In the bust Bess of the country. It has given rise to an unnecessary amount of artificial CTMME-R How Crossing of business. There are too many mid dlemen, all of whom must share the profits from land and labor. "The great hope of the future ts better farmlug. Vast Improvements have been made In our crop and stock production through experimental In vestigation, scientific study, and agri cultural' education. The physical 'sciences, soil management, fertilizers. Improved machinery, and some of the principles underlying crop production and animal feeding are being worked out, and, as n general statement, It may be said that farming Is our most staple and prosperous business. "At present there Is a strong move ment for the Improvement of the staple farm crops and I do not be lieve there la a question but that the work now going on will result In a doubling of the yield In the mountain region of arid America on land that Is either Irrigated or not Irrigated. In speaking of doubling I am taking the government 'average' yield as the present standard. I know the aver age yields through many years of ex perience, and also realize what can be done by the best methods of farm ing. The great Industries of the west are the production of live stock and fruits. With the breaking up of the range we are now producing better i live stock at less hnzard. Anything that enables the ranchman to Increase the production of stock food would be one of the greatest factors In In creasing the wealth of any region. "Cereals can be Improved much faKter than live stock, but, neverthe less, the development of horses and cattle In the past has been much more notable than the progress In grains. At a recent convention the statement was made that It would re quire about 8,000 yenrs of live stock breeding to duplicate the advance made with grains In one year's work at my experimental farm. The reason tot the delay with regard to grains Is that It Is only a few year since the principle of hybridization has been discovered. Burbank has done juore In this line than any one else, but he has not given much attention to practical features that appeal to the farmer. "Alfalfa Is the basis of western ag riculture, yet It has never been pedi greed or Improved by scientific breed ing. Like 'Topsy, It 'Just growed. It Is a mongrel plnnt, with probably the greatest value of any mongrel on earth. I now have In my breeding gardens 70 varieties and strains of alfalfa, Including those raised from seed from every part of the world where the plant Is grown. In addltlnu to my own hybrids. The method pur sued In Improving alfalfa Is to make crosses and hybrids between all of these varieties and then select the one that shows the best quality, com bined with the greatest productive ness. This last season I had two hy brids that grew to a height of three feet In SO days from tho date of plant ing the seed. Any one who baa grown alfalfa can appreciate the sig nificance of these figures. By fixing some type of this sort I can put Into the hands of the farmers Improve ments that greatly will Increase tho yield. "Those who are trying to Improve alfalfa have three objects In view. The first Is to develop quick grow ing, heavy yielding strain. The sec ond Is to obtain fine stems, with ft targe percentage of leaves, for the leave are of the most value to the stock farmer. The third object Is to gain power to resist disease. One troublesome disease Is known as leaf spot. It Is a new fungus disease af fecting many plants that can bo made Immune by proper treatment. This disease Is general and Is causing Wheat Improves Plant. much trouble, especially where alfal fa newly has been Introduced. "The old statement that wheat Is a direct gift from God to man needs some modification In the light of ro- cent discoveries. Wheat Is a splendid gift, but development was necessary before It could fill all of man's needs, This fact, however, does not In any way detract from Its value as a bene faction to mankind. It had been sup posed for a long time that the true wild form of wheat was not known, but we have discovered that one of the early forms Is elnkorn, which I found wild In Mesopotamia. About three years ago Dr. Aaronsohn discov ered a wild emmcr growing In barren places In Palestine, and the fact thnt It can be crossed with other wheat indicates that It may have been an ancestor from which have come Im portant Improvements. "At the Worland ranch we have been working with winter and spring wheat, oats, barley and rye. Although operations have been going on at tho present site, only three years, some remarkable results have been oh-'-'ned. From the department of agri culture I obtained a black emmer, which Is en early form of wheat, dif fering from the common grain In that It remains In the hull when threshed, like barley. By throwing this grain under unusual conditions a 'sport' or mutation, was obtained from which the yield was heavier and better than from the original. "Emmer ts bearded, like barley, so we crossed It with winter wheat for the purpose of eliminating the beards. From this cross has arisen a remark ablo series of new types of grain. Be tween 8,000 and 10,000 variations were obtained. From those I have select ed 18 of the best, which are being de veloped so as to be of practical value. In addition to working with what are known as 'feed' grains, I have de veloped a type of winter wheat that appear to be superior to the popular turkey red, now generally grown throughout the northwest" PHYSICIANS OF OMAHA DISAGREE DIFFERENT OPINIONS ON COOP ER'S REMARKABLE SUCCESS HELD BY MEDICAL MEN OF NEBRASKA METROPOLIS. Omaha, Neb., Feb. 16. The aston ishing sale of Cooper' preparations In this city has now reached such Im mense figure that the medical frater nity at large have become forced Into open discussion of the man and hi preparations. The physician a a whole seem to be divided with regard to the young man's success In Omaha ome be ing willing to credit him for what he has accomplished, while other assert that the Interest be has aroused 1 but a passing fad which cannot last, and which will die out as quickly a It has sprung up. The opinion of these two factions Is very well voiced In the statements made recently by two of a number of physician who were Interviewed on the subject Dr. J. E. Coras when questioned about the matter said: "I have not been a believer In proprietary prepa ration heretofore, nor can I say that I believe In them at present. . But I must admit that some of the facts re cently brought to my notice concern ing this man Cooper have gone far towards removing the prejudice I had formed against him when the unheard-of demand for hi preparation first sprang up In this city. Number of my patients whom I have treated for chronic liver, kidney and stomach trouble have met me after taking Cooper' remedy and have stated positively that he ha accomplished wonderful result for them. I notice particularly in case of stomach trou ble that the man baa relieved several case of years' standing that proved very obstinate to treatment. "I am the last man on earth to stand in the way of anything that may prove for the publlo good simply through professional prejudice, and I am Inclined to give Cooper and his preparation credit a deserving to nome extent the popular demonstra tion that ha been accorded them In this city." Another well known physician who was seen took the opposite view of the "Cooper-mania," as he called it, which now ha this city In Its grip. He said: "I can only liken the present state of affairs to a certain kind of hallucination. . For want of a better name, I might call 'it 'Cooper-mania.' The peoplo of Omaha seem to be Arm in the belief that this man Cooper has health corked up in a bottle. "Some of them imagine that be ha completely cured them of various Ills, Judging from their statement. It I beyond me to say why the city has gone crazy over the man. It may be safely put down, I think, to one of the passing fad that so often attack the American public. "Sooner or later the people are bound to regain their senses and will then realize that the reputable physi cian is the one to whom their health had best be entrusted." In the meantime Cooper meets sev eral thousand people dally, and only mile when statements of the above character are quoted to him. Doubtful. A teacher was telling a clans at school on a recent Sunday about tho deluge, remarking: "And then It rained for 40 days and 0 nights. Then a little boy asked: "Were the farmers satisfied then, miss?" Tit bits. Important to Mothers. 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There are over 8,000 160-acre home steads In this tract, which I con siderable more than the combined total In tte Flathead, Spokane and Coeur d'Alene Reservations, which wers opened to settlement last summer. Worth Keeping. "John, do you recognize this hat?" "No, I ran t say that I do. It look rather dilapidated." "Yes. I have been keeping it a a dear memento. I was wearing It when you and I first met. That was 11 years ago." "I hope you'll keep It always. It ought to convince you that you must have been mighty good looking once, seeing that even with that thing on your head you caused me to fall In love with you." Btitb or Ohio Citt nv Tolido, I . LUCAS Oof NTT. f Vn" i. fttritr makes oath that be k) senior Banner of the Srm of V. J. Caster A Co., doing buetneaa la the ' ny of Toledo, county and Htaie etorraeM. and that said Srm will par Uie ewe of UNK IH'MilUI) Imii.I.AHS for arh sad everf esae et cataskh thai raanot be eursd by Us ess el Hall's CATAaaa Cms. MANK J. 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Anything is wrong that Is almost right Because) of thoaa ugly, grizzly, gray halt. Um Nursing Mothers and Over-burdened Women la all stations ol life, whose vlor and vitality may here been undermined and brokeo-dovm by over work, exacting social duties, the too frequent beer Inf of children, or other causes, will find la Dr. Pierce's Fsvorite Prescription tbe most potent. in viforstinf restorative strenth-gier ever devised for their special ben6t. Nursin mother will find it especially rsiushle in snstsininf their strength end promoting aa abundant nourishment for the eliild. Expectant mothers too will find it a prioelees boots to prepare the system for baby's eotnind and rendering the ordeal compara tively painless. It can do bo harm la any state, or condition ol tbe female system. 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Dr. Tierce thus invites tbe fullest investinstion ol his formula knowing thst it will be found to contain only the) best stents known to the most advanced medical science of all the different schools of practice for tbe cure of woman's peculiar weaknesses and ailments Ii yon wsnt to know more about tbe composition and professions!' en alorsemrnt of the "Favorite Prescription," send postal card request to Dr. K. V. Pierce, Buffalo, N. Y., for his frit booklet treating of same or, better still, send 31 one-cent stamps for cloth-bound copy of Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical Adviser, Dew, revised up-to-date Edition, 1008 pages. You can't afford to accept as a substitute for this remedy tf knema eta fnimm irrrrt nostrum tf anhaewa tampesMea, Don't do it. It is aot only foolish but often atasfrreu to do so. SEEDS BFST. Terfefr4 I" Terilp, esrllrtt, beat. CABBAGE, Winter Header, aute header, fine. CAHKOT, Perfected Half Uoc, bail table son. CKI.KRT. Winter Giant. Ursa, etiap. fx-i. 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Keep constantly on band the soothing oil that CONQUERS PAIN ST JACOBS OIL 1 . iu aa.i.i u eb auDB Vll, B.iui apeiiiiovre, More Free Secretary Pallinger has ordered 1,400,000 acres of choice land thrown open to settlers under the home stead laws, on and after March 1, 1910. This land is mostly level or rolling prairie and is covered with a heavy growth of wild grass. The soil is a brown clay loam. This land lies iu Valley County, Eastern Montana It is known to be very fertile and wherever farming has been carried on, good yields of wheat, oats$ye, barley, flax, alfalfa, hay, potatoes and even corn have been obtained. The land is free under the homestead laws. No registration no drawing. No long waits and disappointments as is the case with the lottery sys tem.' No expense except the few dollars for filing fee. The Great Northern Railway is now building a branch lino through the very heart of the tract. 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