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Sorghum and Kafir Corn Also Make
Good Silage—Garden Work
For May.
By Dean Martin Nelson, College at
Agriculture, University oi
There Is every indication at the
present time that there will be a se
rious shortage of ail kinds of fe*-d
for livestock, and it wli! pay the far
mers of Arkansas to plan mi sllaga
Corn the Staple Crop For the Silo.
The staple crop for the silo is corn.
Other crops mentioned later are good
and may be used, preferably, with
corn No special kind of cor* hi nec
as-ary to make good silage. Airy vu
riaiy of corn that will produce a good
yield of ears ae well as stalks is a
good silage cor* We want grain as
well as stalks and leaves, and the va
riety that produces great growth of
•talks and very little (-ora is a potw
variety for silage. We want as large
a growth »f stalks aa possible with
ears in proportia* Any large grow
ing variety of corn standard for \r
kansas is a good silage com. Sea Ar
kansas Station Bulletin No. 110 for
laree growing eartettea
Corn for silage may b* ptwnfad a
little thicker in tNe row than mrua1
Silage cor a may be planted at the
« ual corn planting time, provided
the other farm op,-rations permit flll
ing the silo whet the corn Is su!b
ciently matured. Tf Is uauallv practi
cal to make a second, later planting
in ardor to till the silo after the first
filling has settled-or to pravent some
of the corn from becoming too ripe
before the vflo (-an be flfled tor tha
year Stage of matarfty fa important
in paint of feeding vahta as wall «i
In keeping quality. The riper the
train the better, but the silo
should be done when fhe worn beg fa*
to dent well and fh« leaves begin ta
Sorghum Also Makes Good Silage
Sorghum, preferably rtpe. may be
used for a silage alowe, or with eoru
It does not actually Kb prove the si
• t hwt the sneer t* the sarghaiu
• ves to add some vairleiiy to It nr a
feed One-third or ooe-lMtlf sorghum
may lx- used with cor® by plant in*
It in every second or avery third row
in the field Sorgh*« alone Is tre
queaUv need Cor silage with i»arisf»e
Licn The so-called weeded ribben
cams'- ts a terse vleMar and some
t lie* produce* a greater tannage *b«n
( in under drouthy condition* The
la "ger .tonnage, w hen fed to oaftle oo
r.i-tonally give* returns pwr acre
equal to -etwrns from corn silage Ton
for too. com silage i® a slightly better
feed safer a loo 1® keeping qualities
Kafir May Be Used in Same Way.
Kafir corn may be used for pilage
In the -s«« wag as tseoet sorgbiu®
However, sweet sorghum is to be pro
Cow Paws Will Add To Value of
Corn Silage.
Cow peas added to cor® wtTl fuiprove 1
the feeding value of silage They
may be used to the eoc t en t of one-four, h
to one-half of the total balk of silage
Not more than that proportion Is pra-’.
Mcable because of the poor keeping
quality of the peas They may he
planted with the corn, provided you
Use a late variety, but a better ad j
Juatment can be made by planting
fto pwas --ponOobr. say throe weeks '
later than the co*. and when par
t slly matured, cut and haul »o as to
mix one load of peas with one or tun
loads of norn as it goes to the silage
cutter Sov beans may be grown and
used In The game wav as cow peiii,
with praotlekWy the same results a.- a |
Cure in Filing Silo Will Prgvoot Loss.
Care In the filling of the silo will
pm ent lows from spoiling The si
lage should be well packed, especial j
Iv around the ourside Water should
not be applied unions Die corn has
become too dry and will not par k
wefi , As the »®fest proposition
for thp otaa who I® making the
flr*t trial wMi vtlww he had
better use own and corn only of
a good proiiaclng variety When the
art of ■nnktng silage that will k«tp
Is better understood he nan safely
try other ivig® or mixtare*
WVh lib- month of May anally
aomw warm weather aad. therefore.
MJ of dm tanadar raprUMa* each as
tomataM. aggg phmts. > pyam, eeetrm
bar* egos whoa. aad liana beams raay
to iftaaaad Thaee ahould be planted
aarlv ts the tnoarfh and Raw soil
about them atiraad aweary yaW m t«ya
days •• as to Mmam all of fha
uaoiakare p—atfele aad at the aaaia
tdaxe destroy tto grawaea and wea<h I
that may be oeantap ap Make ad
dktonal planting* ef aadlMta*. tor j
Usee, beans, peas aad eatbap* *o thnt j
Ifcay will ba ready tar maa when the
early pleated oaee are gaate
Keep * dan lo cheat flar the rota
■a*® taaaetB that appear la fhe par
dan aad destroy fheaa am soon as pos
tdate after they appear. Write the
krtanatoo 01 • ha Ion of the University
•f Arhaaiaaa at ksyatteyille for a
totop calendar. It gives detail* con
cam la* the taking and application ol
■prarhw material for the common ills
aad peats affecting vegaublaa
aoherd fratta. _
.'"from over the county {
I ‘f
I Fresh From Our Regular Correspondents. |
Editor Spectator:—It has been
several years since I have writ
ten to vour paper. Hence. I
write, and if you deem it worthy
pie print it.
Well, times around Redding
are a mixture of good and bad.
Corn plowing and cotton plant
ing the order of the day.
The farmers here are making
every effort to raise a supply of
food for both man and beast. A
greater effort than has been
made in many years.
On the 20th was Good Roads
Day. 13 gathered at the home
of P. H. .Tames. The oldest
hand on the road is 68 years old,
and he wrorked from 7 a. m. to
5 p. m. If we had had the town
ship tools we would have done
more work. We were bothered
for lack of tools.
The writer visited yesterday
the new railroad at the new town
near the old home of your
“better half,” Mr. McAllister.
While there I met and formed
the acquaintance ox Mr. Scaggs,
a merchant of that place. 1
found him a gentleman of splen
did qualities, one whom it is j
good to meet. He has the abi 1-.
ity to make anyone seem a I
Rev. Wm. Hogan of near Al
tus was in this vicinity Saturday
night and Sunday. He visited
with the writer of this. He j
preached at the Chapel Sunday, i
1 am sorry to hear of the sad 1
death of the wife of Mr. John
Dunkin. She was a splendid
woman. She will be missed.
Success to the Spectator.
P. H. James.
For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
Always bears
Signature of
Decoration and Chil
drens Day at Gar Creek
There will be a decoration of
the graveyard and Children’s
Day combined at Gar Creek the
2nd Sunday in May, the 13th.
There will be all-day services
and dinner on the ground.
The program will appear next
Centenial Day :
Watalula will celebrate the
j American Sunday School union.
!one hundredth anniversary, on
j Sunday, May 6th, 1917.
1. Song service.
2. Prayer.—Bro. T. J. Hobbs.
3. Devotional Exercises—Bro.
J. A. Floyd.
4. Song—Choir.
5. Origin and purpose of the
American Sunday school union
Led by T. L. Dickerson. Fol
lowed by others.
6. Song Service.
7. Exercise by seven children
— What the union has accom
8. Song by choir.
9. Dinner.
10. Called to gather at 1 p. m.
for song service.
11. Devotional exercises—Con
ducted by J. 0. Jeffers.
12. Recitation —Netta Sells.
13. Recitation —Jessie Hood.
14. Song —Choir.
15. Recitation-Helen Floyd,
lfi. Recitation-Ruby Baker.
17. Recitation —Ixiis Herbert.
18. Song-Choir.
19. Recitation —Ray Baker.
20- Recitation- Ruby Floyd.
21. Recitation Andie Earnest.
22. Recitation —A1 ferd Her
23. Sqng—Choir.
24. Sunday school talk —W. R.
It Always Helps
mrt Mm, Sylvania Woods, of CMftoa Mttte,
writing of her experience with Cardui, the woaHmfe 1
tonic. She says further: “Before 1 began ta aaa |
Cardui, my back and head woaid hurts* ball |
thought the pain would kill me. 1 was hanMyahfc I
to do any of my housework. Alter taking three bottles 1
of. Cardui, 1 began to fed Ufce a new woomul 1 sooa f
gained 35 pounds, and now, 1 do all my tunw ami 1
as well as run a big water add |
1 wish every sanrrtag wamta wtjtM gteg f
The Womaa’8 Tonic
• Pi i*“&I“• ■“•‘a*.1,,
“d a^stdaarST^ „_J
ftiad,worw wtttaaiamhtr,aresofestensafwoman- |
ly bouble. mpAS flat fsa>r*8ed Cardui; the wawuft
tonic Yaa caaost mote s ndstate in tayhmtQmdai p
for your babble. It bas been helping weak* atftef *
women for mam aw ft* run. f
Get a Bottle Todayif 1
Vestal Roses
excel in form, vitality and lovfiness- We special
ize on noses and absoluteijfcjlfuarantee every
one to bloom. We cannot teH you here all about
their wondrous beauty, nor aofnit our many other
Flowers —but will with pleasure mail you our
Roses and a vast assortment of other Plants,
Shrubs, Fruits, Flower and -Vegetable Seed for
Southern Garden. By all m«wns drop a card for
it today..
Box 856, Little Rock, Arkansas
25. Sunday school talk'-W. J.
26. Talk by Dr. Kilburn.
27. Song—Selected by choir.
All Sunday schools are cordially
invited to come and spend the
dav with us. Committee.
Notice, School Directors
The last session of the legisla
ture passed a law requiring all
school bonds or other evidence
of school indebtedness be regis
tered with tne County Treasurer
and a certificate of same be sent
to the Superintendent of Public
Education, Little Rock, Arkan
sas, by the Directors.
The law requires that the reg
istration show county, number
or name of District, to whom
issued or sold, price paid, rale
of interest, date of issue and
date of maturity, together with
the place of payment.
Further: This law requires
that no Bond be sold for less
than Par and shall bear No
greater rate of interest than 6
per cent per annum.
No Board of Directors of a
Special or Common School Dis
trict is authorized to issue Bonds
unless instructed to do so by a
majority of electors voting at a
properly authorized election.
I desire, also, to call the atten
tion of Directors of Common
Districts, to Section 7620, page
60. of the DIGEST OF LAWS
which forbids Directors of such
Districts expending more than1
$25.00 per year for “Maps,
Globes, and other Apparatus”
(This does not include such in
cidentals as stoves, fuel, cray
on, etc), and then only by in
struction of a majority of the
electors voting on said expendi
tures and for just such articles
as may have been approved by
the Superintendent of Public In
struction, and he has withdrawn
his endorsement of every kind
and quality, for the present.
I hope the Directors through
out the entire county will rem
ember this and insert in ^hpir
School Notices just what they
desire at the Annual School Elec
tion, which will be May 19th.
Yours respectfully.
Garland D. Hamm,
County Treasurer.
Through the courtesy of Miss
Mayme Waterfield, we have re
ceived an invitation to the com
mencement exercises of Mem
phis Conference Female Institu
te of Jackson. Trim., beginning
May 15th. Miss Mavme is one
of the graduating class members
and will receive a certificate in
English. She is to be congratu
lated upon her work at the insti
tution and the reputation she
has made as an efficient student.
Jesse M. Milton of near Har
nes was a caller at the Spectator
office Tuesday morning. Mr.
Milton reports a light frost Mon
day night, tint no damage to
crops, which look good in his
Net Contents 15Fluid BracM
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«■ ‘wa*’ Thirty Years
Exact Copy of Wrapper.
Why Does Father Forget?
One of the mysteries of life is |
the way the average father for-!
gets the dates of the birth of his j
children. Usually he manages!
to keep account of his wedding
anniversaries, and as a rule the
dates of the deaths stick in his
mind. But if he has more than
two children, he never is sure of
he dates of their birth. Recent -
y, a reporter asked ten business
men, picked at random, to recite
off-hand the dates of the birth
of their children. Two knew.
Three thought they knew, but
were not certain. Four knew in
a vague way, and could place the
dates by months, and one man’s
memory failed him completely.
Takers of city school censuses
recognize this failing to such ;;n
extent that they seldom try to
secure the date of birth from
the lather if if is possible to s< e
the mother. Why is it ?
•— • —
! " 1 ' f:or..<i u'i liniment. 1 hat’-. ■
‘ire.st way io stop then’, j
1 !i t>est rubbing liniment i,
Good for the Ailments of
| Horses, Mules, Cattle, Etc. 1
food jot t)our own A ches.
Pains, Rheumatism, Sprains,
Cuts, Burns, Etc.
2 >c. *»0c. $1. At all Dealers. (.
Thu ^nils Of ^azarus
were eased bv the dogs .ho ii.kod
the infected places, but they were not
cured. Many modern people employ
the same method in their treatment
of boils, pimples, rashes, carbuncles,
eesema and other skin diseases. They
apply a salve or lotion to the sore
places and fondly imagine they have
cared them. The important fact which
they fail to recognise is, that these
skin diseases are diseases of the blood,
and that no external treatment can
permanently cure them, because they
are essentially internal ailments.
3. S, S. i - the only proper remedy for
this breaking out of the skin, becau:,»
it acts upon the blood, cleansing an 1
revitalizing it, and removing the caus j
of infection.. It should be borne i i
mind that S. S. S. is purely vegetable,
made from native roots, herbs an 1
barks, und that it contains no habit -
forming drugs or other injurious in
gredients. Obtain a bottle of S. S. 3.
from your druggist and if you ne« 1
the advice of a physician, write to tin
Medical Dc;is;; m iu, 'wjft Specifi '
Co., 801 Swift Uuilding, Atlanta. Ga.
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Buy From Our Advertisers
Miss .Josephine Miller,, who
was here the first part of the
week to organize an Equal Suf
frage committee and First Aid
class, left for Ft. Smith Sunday
morning. From there she will
go to Charleston and Paris.
11 1 111 .■
I in
Us unity the first indication of a
lowering of health is toutul m the
bowels and liver. Something goes
wrong—wf cat too much, or work
too imrd—and the bowel action
weakens or the liver is sluggish.
‘ That heavy feeling on arising in
the morning, dryness of the
throat, with bad taste, a slight
headache, dull eyes—all show that
fond has fermented in the intes
tines. and that the body is man
ufacturing poisons instead of
good blood
Clear it all out. Give the
tomacb and bowels a fresh start,
i encourage the liver to go to
j work Manalin does all of this,
, without griping or weakening,
j Its the ideal laxative and liver
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