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Red Clover Crop Root Borers- May Be Killed by Plowing and Harrow ing in Summer. (Prepared by the United States Depart ment of Agriculture.) The clover root borer, wlilch does extensive damage to red clover wher ever that crop is grown, is one of the principal factors limiting the life of a clover stand after the first-crop- year, says the United States Department o£ Agriculture. The most noticeable dam age is observed in the second-crop year, when the stand may be badly thinned, according to L. P. Ilockwood,'' associate entomologist, in a new bul letin entitled “The Clover Itoot Bor er," just issued by the department. By late summer frequently the stand is practically killed out unless there has been abundant self-seeding. Where Eggs Are Laid. The eggs of the borer are laid in niches in the walls of burrows in the clover roots beginning late in April or May, and hatch In 17 to JlO days. The total development period of the insect is from CO to !X) days or longer. It spends the entire winter in the roots of the clover where it matures. There is but one generation a year. Clover root borers can be killed in large numbers by plowing up badly infested clover roots and harrowing them to the surface of the soil at any time between the middle of June and beginning of August. Many of the bor ers may be destroyed by plowing and harrowing the clover soon after the t i ed crop or second cutting of hay. .V one-crop system of clover culture, together with a general practice of early fall plowing of clover sod, and. in exceptionally severe cases, summer plowing and harrowing, should free a community from appreciable damage by the borer in the fihst-crop year. What Bulletin Contains. Department Bulletin 1426-D, which contains a desdription of the clover root borer, its distribution, seasonal history, damage, natural enemies, con trol, and other relevant information, may be obtained free, as long a: the supply lasts, upon application to the Department of Agriculture, Wash ington, D. 0. Handling Alfalfa With Little Loss of Leaves That the best system for handling alfalfa hay Is to let it lie in the swath for a few hours and then cure it in the windrow, is a fact discov ered by Professors T. A, Kiesselbach and Arthur Anderson, of the Nebras ka experiment station. Such a plan insures a favorable rate of curing and the least possible loss of the leaves. Experiment's showed that alfalfa left In the swath until field cured lost nearly 10 per cent in weight through the shattering of the loaves. When cured entire!}'*. ihe windrow or with three to tsix hours initial swath cur ing, followed by windrowing, the loss in weight through leaf shattering was only from 1 to U per cent. Tests made to determine how long It would take tor alfalfa hay to be reduced to a moisture content of about 30 per cent, which Is the upper limit in moisture content at which hay may be put In the stack or barn, brought out facts of interest. These tests showed that when the hay was left to dry in the swath it was ready for stacking in twenty-seven hours; When the hay was put into the wind row right after cutting, it required an average of sixty-five hours to be come dry and when put into the cock after cutting 102 hours for drying were requited. Corn Less Susceptible to Injury by the Borer In some instances certain varieties of field corn and of sweet corn have been found to be less susceptible to severe injury by the European corn borer than others, although no va riety is immune. This apparent dif ference is usually involved to some ex tent with the time of planting and also with the rapidity or size of growth and the consequent period of maturity. The varieties of corn hav ing large, heavy stalks seem able to withstand injury to a much greater ex tent than the slender varieties. This seems especially true -of the robust, large, dent varieties, such as are grown widely in the corn belt states. "Well, sir,” remarked the diner to his companion, who was prodding n grapefruit as lie talked, “you certain ly said an eyeful.” Finding gold may produce a tre mendous kick, hut no more so than discovering a lump of coal in the basement dust about Oils time of the year. According to a scientist there will be only standing room left anywhere In 300 years unless a war Is started meanwhile to make the world safe to sit down. Sometimes It seems as If too much of the new science in housekeeping were at the expense of the older arts such as making lattice work tops for rhubarb pies. Don’t interfere If the child spends three hours over his porridge . He’ll probably grow up to be a Big Busi ness Man who eats at an athletic club or something. A New York financier says that ninety-eight out of every hundred citi zens are liars. And the other two are trying to write short stories for popu lar magazines. MILLIONTH REGISTERED JERSEY IS OWNED IN SOUTH CAROLINA St. Saviour’s Blue Fox's Bess, 730799. Tlie millionth Jersey has been reg istered by the American Jersey Cattle club, New York. This incident brings to light the story of a South Carolina man who placed his faith In dairying and has been most successful in build ing up an outstanding pure-bred herd from a very modest beginning. The “millionth Jersey,” St. Sa viour's Blue Fox’s Bess 739709, is owned by 1.. E. Wright of Clifton, S. C., who started a Jersey herd in 1921 with the purchase of one pure-bred heifer. From this small start he has built up a tine herd which Is attract ing much attention in the South, for Mr. Wright has followed along lines which insure constant improvement in both production and type. The orig inal foundation heifer has dropped three heifers and two bull calves, all to the service of very good sires. These three daughters have given Mr. Wright six calves, while one grar d daughter has given him two calves, making thirteen animals descend ;d from the heifer purchased in Novein her, 1921. Inspection of the herd shows that each generation is supe rior to the previous one both In type and also in milk, producing ability. Mr. Wright presented his little daughter, Sarah, witli a great-grand daughter of the foundation heifer, so that she might become a member of the Spartanburg County Jersey Calf club. The heifer calf won first place at the Soutli Carolina state fair, and little Miss Sarah then entered her in the county calf club show where she again won first. In the open classes at the county fair siie also took first prize. Another heifer, sold to a cult club boy h.v Mr. Wright, won third at the state fair, second at the calf club show, and first prize in the showing contest. St. Saviour’s Clue Fox's Iless 739799, a young daughter of Mr. Wright’s foundation cow, was the millionth Jersey to be registered, for 260,201 bulls have been registered as well as 739,799 females. Day Coming When Church Unity Will Replace Church Controversy By BISHOP CHARLES H. BRENT, Buffalo, New York. Church unity is no longer a distant vision, hut an immediate and urgent necessity. The World Conference on Faith and Order to be held August 3 to 21, will bring together religious leaders from all the world. All Christian churches are looking forward to this meeting with the greatest interest, as a step toward greater unity. The Lausanne confer ence is the most representative religious assembly that has been held since the division of the church, centuries ago. The spirit of all our preparatory meetings has been one of harmony and frankness. I believe the era of church controversy is over. We are living in an era of church en-OT'ernfion Duty of Churches to Recognize and Uphold Organizations of, Labor ■ ■ i. Pff: !jr-t *■' '■ y&F By DR. JEROME DAi^S, Yale Professor. ’ :r ^ 4’*? - ; Today America f&e$ the-gitve danger that we shall serve Ifainnion as God under the guise. Of a benevolent prosperity. The Church of Christ dares not leave organized labor to its: own devices any more than we can leave untouched the .commercial groups in Rotary clubs. Both need to be called back to the service'of God and of men. The time has come when the church must speak out more openly in favor of those who are exploited or those who need help. Is it not time for the church to definitely strengthen and improve unionism? We must not rest content with individualistic, hell-dodging appeals. I know quite well that there are bad unions. In West Virginia I stood at the mouth of mines which had been shot into by union men. Yet one must recognize that in the by and large the labor unions through out the United States are not billy necessary but arera moral force. Great Need of the World Today Is the Carry ing of Religion Into Life By BISHOP THOMAS C. DARST, Episcopal Church. Sixtv-two million's of the 110,000,000 people of the United States ' have no religious affiliations. America is at the crossroads. We are not going rapidly downhill to perdition, nor are we going uphill to an infinitely liner civilization. But America will go with the 62,000,000 unless the 48,000,000 get busy; unless our religion becomes a little more real with us, a flaming thing that shows the. way. : : . * , v t . The church has the solution to the world’s problems, but in order" to effect the solution we must carry religion out into life. In this connection the college of preachers, one of the many activities of Washington cathedral with nationwide influence, is an endeavor merit ing commendation and support. , / ©" \ This Car t .1 bua evdttDy chMLi<t r.ud twv 4ulou«d whet« rj vMc'ot v Radiator vRear Axle vTrarsmJjSion V Battery vTIre* vlloholtleiy vToo v-Frodara vJWlS r%j r Building Quality into Used Cars Jkr Xli-roMW*/ fnnitotfint. Unusual facilities far re conditioning automobiles make possible the high value found in our de pendable used cars. 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