Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 30, 1911 · Page 9
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Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas · Page 9

Iola, Kansas
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Saturday, December 30, 1911
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6 . TO OBTAIN EARLIESt MATURIltG^EEb How the Agricultural College Secures the Seed for this Crop Which is Now so Popular With Farmers i 1 hroughout the State—How to Select the Heads for Best Results. [By A. H. Leidlgh, Assistant P T HE Experiment BtaUon has for a number of years 6old quite a large amount of kafflr for fiWd."' This seed has been eagerly [sought by farmers from practically all, sections of the state and .they generally report that It is earlier than the kaffir grown in their locality. This almost unanimous report ot eadlness from all parts of the state Is flulte a striking feature of the de- imanJ for this seed. At first glance on^ would think that the station had some secret whereby they are able to itorcvcr put out early sccil, -which gives good satisfaction, or else one would thl'uk that the farmers of Kan- mai, raised nothing but a very late strain of kafflr, and that it is necessary io secure the college fi<*cd in order to get kafflr which will ripen . early enough to give satisfaction. •"Now, the fact of the matter is that the college sf^d may be slightly ea^er. than some other strains grown throughout the state, but the ezfpllence of this seed resU not •wholly on selection for earliness, but xather on selection for the power to produce grain . If o&e will stop and •think for a minute, they will see that S vben a great many varieties or se- eclions of kaffir are compared with 4hose which give the most satisfactory gr^ yields xanst of necessity U)e pure, uniform and early enough to ineet the demands of the climate. Kcrw, when'this kind of seed is compared with the seed ordinarily used jfcy the fanners, which Is low in pro- jducing powet-. Jacking in uniformity j «nd. so mixed «nd full of hybrid strains that'll Is not a pure variety in any sense oi the word, the result Hs ^that the well selected seed asserts |lt*;'jlelding power and Is, of course, •reported as extremely satisfactory [from all viewpoints. There are prob- jabjly plenty of strains In the. mixed -jkiE ^r of the surrounding fields.^hich, llf TSeparated out, would be just as early as the college seed. If is Impossible for the State Ex- int Station to supply the de- d for their kaffir seed, although f)j raise excellent crops of it every .ear. it, therefore. Is necessary for TihoJ. tenners throughout the various Iparts'.of the state to select their kaftr and care for It on much the same lines as they conduct their seed com selection. The Department of lAgtwnomy advises^that the farmer go throi;^ the fields before frost and save, heads, which appear early .enough. He should not select a head 'which Is near a hybrid talk or near fields ot other sorghums. The head jsavod for seed should be larger thim ^ttiose around it, provided the stand is rofessor in Crops, K. S. A, C] uniformi at that place, for this shows that the stalk that bore it was a better producer than its fellows, although all had /an equal chance. Large heads from places In the field where the stand Is poor should not be selected, for almost any stalk of kafflr If given i)lenty of room will produce a fine lirge head. The stalk itself should pe of medium height, thick and hesivy In appearance with as many Icuvcs as possible. The ui>- per leaf should bo solne distance from iho bottom of the head,—this Is a very important point. It is the lack of power to push the head comi'le'e- ly out from the last leaf which causes us to frequently discard otherwise excellent stalks. If the head Is enclosed at the base with this ui>- 'per leaf there is provided a' hitting place for insects and a cover which wiirhold moisture and start mol<l and rot In the field; then when the kafflr is threshed this is distributed through the grain and aids somewhat In heating and other troubles. One of the most important assets of kaffir Is the fact that it remains green practically until time of frost and thus has an excellent chance to mature Its seed; but, if the crop happens to be late and the seed is somewhat immature when frc-tcd. this very; lack of maturity will aid in causing the seeds to crack in threshing apd it is a well known fact that immatuxe kafflr grain lieate more readily than well matured grain. Therefore, If one expects to produce the highest quality of kafflr seed, he should take care to get early seed. When the heads are selected, it is an easy matter to spread them out on a floor or on boards laid on the rafters of a granary, where they will dry quickly. If necessary to pile them up, they should be moved every day until dry. Kafflr is sometimes sold in the head Just as ear ccrn la sold for seed and it Is claimed by those who do this that the germination is better than where the seed Is threshed eariy In the winter. If it is desired to further Improve the kaffir crop, the following method, which is used at many of the e(peri« meat stations, is suggested: In kaf ,e breeding, use the ear-to-row niitl>o4 as applied in corn breeding—plant one head In a row. These rows \4ll bo very different from each otliet at harvest time, both In appearanco ind In yielding power. Save seed fo* next year from not over 10 per cent of the best rows and npt only got early seed, hut get Hood which will yield from one-third to one-half more than the ordinary mixed crop which has been handled previously. BOOKS Fci BLIND dii»iRlwMa^ New Method of Prindna. DIaeoverad In Fraite«t Has Lowered th» Cost Materialiy. BookB-itbr the blind.are ta be very- much cheaper because of a new met^j. od s>t printing them discovered In France,, and free, libraries for the blind are to be established throngb' out the provinces of BVance. Tliis information comes bene from the Paris correspondent of the Journal of the American Medical AssoclatlaD, who •writes: '^ooks with raised letters used by the blind are generaniy very expensive. They have, up to tbe^prgs^p^ time, been ot two distinct types: First, those which were stereotyped, the manuCacturlng process being BO expensive that froquent printing of sew books Is made almost impossible; second, those written by band by some bltnd person whose good will does not prevent him from making fre- qtient inaccuracies, and who can make but one copy at a tlmoi and that only slowly. "Now M. Ernest Vaughn, the director of Hospice des QuInze-VlngU, has devised a press fior printing books for the blind by means of which a text ot irreproachable exactness can be obtained and at a cost much less than that of either the stereotyped or the hand-written books. To place this eyktem on tSie market he has founded the Soclete Phllanthropique dTmpres- Eions pour les Aveugles, of which the celebrated :wrlter, Anatole France, member. of the Academie Francaise, Is president."—New York Tlmos. SHE HAD KEPT NOTHING BACK Vtouno Lady With Seven Transfers Explains Deficiency to Street ~ Car Conductor. Seven bright young girls, each in a new gown and all in the highest spirits, boarded a street car in Philadelphia. The announced intention of all was to transfer at a certain junction, this end the girl in the red hat, who appeared to be the leader of the expedition, got seven transfers. But the other six changed their minCs before they; got to the transfer point land declared tbenl^lves in favor of a shopping tour. Only the girl with the red hat stuck to the original plan and changed cars at the Junction men- ttloned. To the conductor who came to take her fare she handed the bunch |0f transfers—^the original seven. The conductor looked at her, and on leach side of her, and all around her. [She was oblivious. Then be asked: '"Where are the others?" The girl looked startled and con- Yused for an Instant, and then she leaid, vith cold dignity: "Those are all ,the transfer man gave me." A MODERN HOME OF ECONOMICAL DESIGN tBy Frank C, Harris, Assistant in Architecture, K. 3. A. C] .' Tlie residence shown In the accom- (panylng illustration is of simple but conveni ;9nt design and intended to sutt tbe 'needs of an average family; Thehon^e, being almost square, gives ^ jnayimum room space with the amiMnt of material required. All second loor walls are well provided with may be treated with simple panels without millwork. The fireplace in the living room will make it cheery and homelike. The kitchen is of the right size for the greatest economy of energy. The range, cabinet and work table will be close to each other, thus saving many stepa for the Latest German Fad. ' Germany's latest fad seems to bo the "Dndosabad," destroyed by a Ber* I lin enginoBT, and claimed to be Iht first transportable covered swimming bath which affords a practical substU lute for the usual expensive buildings. |The swimming basin is -inexpensive land may be easily transport^ to any iconvenlent location. The water sup- Iply may be obtained from a lake, river, springs, or from the town water works, as the use ot the filtra minimizes the amount ot fresh water necessary and so reduces the number of germs that the water Is purer than when freshly introduced. The bath is sheltered by a canvas roof and furnished -with a motor so that the air and wat^r can be warmed and the temperature regulated. The motor 's surplus power can also be utilized in generating waves of three feet or l^s In helgtat, thus destroying all germs that remain, and add to the attraction br simulating the ocean. A Good Design for/a Modern Home. support There is but one chimney and it ser^-es furnace, range and fire- plaice. The bath is directly above the kitchen, and the laundry beneath, ihtis saving much ou the plumbing and insuring little loss of heat in the hot water pipes. The bed rooms are all on ^he second floor, each provided .wlti> a commodious closet. There is also a hall closet. The sleeping pOrch also acids a very desirable fei^ ture^ The stair, leading from the living room, need Qot be expeufeive as it cook. The pantry, also hear Is between the kitchen and dining room. The cellar stair is beneath the stuir lo the s «Toud floor and leads directly from the kitchen, with, the porch dour near. My having the rear porch screened mvich annoyance trom flios in slimmer iuny be avoided. If well conutructoii jand flnlihed this with furnace and plumbing and with oak finish In the entry and living room, will cost la the neighborhood of J2.300. ' » Artificial Wood. Louis Carre, in England, has in- ivented a process for the artificial pro- Idnctlon of wood from straw or dried grass. It is proposed to use the wood, not only in the manufacture of matches,, for which purpose it Is said to be cheaper than natural wood. The straw is passed through crushing rolls and then through cylindrical cutters, which divide it into strips. Afterward, supplied with an adhesive, the strips, enclosed on top and bottom with layers of paper, are passed between other rolls, and through linked moulds In the form of a chain, where they are subjected to pressure and heat, from (Which they issue in the form of round splints, which are then cut into the proper length for matches.—Sclentlfio American. The lola Booster Club and Mileage Bureau Ass'n, Extend To You A Personal Invitation To Visit Iota To Do Yoiir Fall Buying. TrtE MILEAQB BUREAU ASSOCIATION WILL PAY YOUR R .R. FARP All the Stores are Now Showing a Complete Line of Up-toDate Merchandise lola is the Place to Do Your Here you will find bargain}-/ of every descviption, that mean a great saving to the purchaser. All stores" shovir offering.s of evtry kind of merchandise at greatly reduced prices—^merchandise to meet the requirements of all tastes and pnrses. You will find it greatly to your your shopping in lola. Why not come to lOLA where you can have R. R. fare paid both ways and make giioppinsreal plea.siire No Better Stores Anywhere in the Southwest The list of Tola merchants who will issue refund blanks on application .ire among the loading dcak'r.s of Tela. Wlien through shopping present your return ticket, togethej- with your rcfitud coupon, at '.he office of the lola Daily ^Jfqistp' aiij your fare both ways will be immetiiatdy refunded in cash. • Rules Regfardjng Refunding: of Railro^^d Fares • Any non-resident who ha^ purchased goods from the merchants whose names appear on tlii. rebate coupon, is entitled to a return of car fare upon the surrender of his rebate coupon to the office of the lola Daily Register, .subject to the following conditions: The entire sum so refunded sliall not exceed 4% of the sr.m total of all purchases entered in this rci)ate cuipon. .And in no event will any sum in e.Kcess of the actual car fare be paid. All fares are refunderl by the lola D''ily Register, not by the meichants. The return part of a ticket, a cash fare receipt, or other satisfactory proof nni.-t be .shoun at tlu- office, ai time rebate is collected, as evidence of ;thc point from which the shojiper travcle<I. When your tr.idinR is finished, liar-l your rci )a !e cou poll to the salesman. He will ha^e the total amount of your purchase entered, with tlic <iate. the firm's si.^naliire, and return the rebate coupon to you. Do the same at each store where you trade. That is all. When yonr trading \> finally completed, take your rebate coupon to the office of the lola Daily Register, and present it hcfore h p. m.. pn.-risi Iv as if it wnc a iliecU. Merely show your ticket, cash fare receipt,'etc. No other identification, no red tape, an(i no cxplaiiaiion is iicc .'s; ary. Tiie office will know the right atnount to pay you without being informed. Ask for a refund coupon in the first store from which you make your purchase, or ili'-'y may he had at the office of the lola Daily Register. these arB Members of iha B^isi Mils^geBinreau It has been found that wheat uses •waterjn the following proportions: 15 buih^ to the acre will use four and a half- inches of w-ater; 20 bushels, 6 inches; 30 bushels, 3 inches, an^ 40 bushels, 12 Inches to each acre. A small flock of sheep on any Kansas farm will pay. That has been proved. It requires only a little management. Some Rules for Wheat Growers. Have stubble'ground disked by July 15. Have all wheat plowed by Au- g!ust IS, Bave all wheat ready for seeding by Septemby 15. Have all wheat seeded by October 15. Use pure, well cleaned seed. Parent Vine of All Qrapea. Hugo Lilienthal, who bellevea that he haa disoovered the parent vine of all grapea in the world—the vine which prodticed the enormous clusters ot grapea found by the spies of Moses oa their first entrance Into the Holy Land—la superintendent of parks in Berkeley, Califoi^ia. The specimen was found by him In Palestine in 1884. Claim is tnade that the improved plants now prodaca bnoches of grapes 30 inches lonj^ LlUenthal baa not grown the plant In Berkeley, but de> Clares that when It la distributed it will be one of the wonders of the world and will treble the grape-grow* ing capacity ot the country. An egg beater should never be left to soalc in water, as the oil will be i washed out of the gears, making it hard to turn. Worth Nothing. Judge—^sooer. |iaTe yon anything further to add to yonr defenset Prisoner—A|l that I ask you to consider, ^ lord Is the extreme youth of my counseL—^Bxehaase. THE FAMOUS CLOTHOiG-SHOES. HENRY EYLER SHOE STORE Monis & Howard Nesv York St ere DRY GOODS. THli PALACE CLOTHING—SHOES, Shie.'ds Shoe Co. SHOE STORE. S. R. BURRELL DRUGS (UMSAYS IVOMEN 'S FUR .\1SHI >GS. Barclay-Shields CLOTH nfG—SHOE?. Sample Shoe Store no East Madison G. A. Leffler .JKWELKK .la?. Richardson VOME .VS FCiaiSHI>'GS. M. J. frlshman DRY GOODS THE GLOBE CLOtHING—SHOES. Sleeper Fur. Co. lUBMTURE. Hanna & Har.ey .lE'.VKLKHS .la?. Richardson VOME .VS FCiaiSHI>'GS. M. J. frlshman DRY GOODS C. E. PERHA^I CLOTHIXG—SHOES. lola Fur. Store FURXrrCRE. J .V.MERCHANr JEWELRY Cdj Coutant Hdw. Store J. V ROBERTS MUSIC STORE (HBSONSrUDlO PlIOTOGRArUS. FRYER BROS. GROrKHS T. B. Shannon HARDWARE. SUES WERE GOOeLEDjEltE HIg Increase In Rod Cross Stamp KuMness hi lolu. Sales in 1910, |14 .4a S.nlis in 1911 130.77. This, in brief Is tli<- coiiipar- ative stutement of the sulcs of Red Gross stamps In Tola durinj; the i.ust two ycara It will be observed Hint the sales Just closed doubled tin- amoiint of receljits hist year. Of tho total nmoum takpn in $20 wna received ut the postoBlce and tli.' balance at the stores around town wlu^rc the stamps wwe placed ou 3al<'. The success of the srile of stamps In lola this year Is due to the Inde- tatlguable efforts of Rev. Carl W. Nau rector of St., Timothy's church who bad the worli In charge. There was throughout the United States by the Red CroBB society for the purpose of obtaining funds to carry on the fight to check the white plague—tubercu-. Josls. It i« estimated that the sum 1 raised in lliis rouiilry tliroii^ih sale of t'li.> K '.ami's will million dollars. tin- riatli Olio -Be.^t on Earth" —Tlil.s is tlio verdict of R. J. Ilowei], Tracy 0.'. who bought Foley's Honey and Tar Compound for lils wife. "Her case was the I have ever seen, and looked like a sure case of consumption. Her lungs were sore and ghe coiighed Ince .Ksantljr and her voice was hoarse and weak. Foley's Ilnncy and Tar Compounl brought relief at oncn and less than three boitlos effected a complete cure." J. U. Jlundl.s & Co. Bees, as a Weather Bureau. Those who have Btudle <l the bees In the mountains say their combs always foretell the length of the coming seasons to a nicety. As they always build their combs first, if the spring is to be early and warm the combs at the top of tb? hive are built long, but .if the first season of the y^ is to cold and short the combs are made small. It is the same with the summer and fall season. Afoua- taineers who have cleared lands is the valley sayrthey can predict scant or bountiful crops merely by cpccinc and examining :tbe combs in a beehive.— New York Press. .Mr. .lohn l>. KciiislierK and his r.>.,'.- ily .viarted today to Itujiert. l(l:i: f>. "vhcri' thfV p\|'ec.t to uiakt? thfir ... tun? home. U all h :ii)I'«'''«d l>''caiis»' Mr, RiMiisberK wont out to Colonulo to visit ,hi.s y«iin;Cor brother who i.s on an ilrlaatt-ti lariii. The iilca (jf luivUiK vain wlu^iievcr lie w.iii'.-d and good weather in which to jnit uy. his hay. apppalcd to .lohn II, and '..^ drifted around ihf Irrigated (ouiiiiv UuV.U hp iur.m', ono of the. govcininent : projt't ; : Idaho, and that struck ! a--- lifiiii; about'right. He has rented a farm, therefore, and will- try ii out. Tf it works as well as It i)iouiif<-s he can have a farm of , hi.s own -Mr. Renisberg has lived in I .Mien Coiiuty nearly all his life and his friiiuls here, while regretting to lo.-.- him and his family, will wish thfiM, W '-U in their new home. Remedies are Needed Were vre perfect, which iv- n.-c t ;>>t, racdicinrs v.ould tiOt often he n^ciicd. I;jt !i:ics i :r svfreins bj .c b-- come vveu!£Jn,:il, ira;vj;r.;J hi.<';i .n d.jv.Ii •.•-.ii'i':,h indisc^-ctionn ivi.vh hr.vo f!: o'l i'Ov.\ 'ho early i, (hrouifh coantlcns ;;cnc.-.iii i-;^. :;.".ic'jics cr,' ncfJw-d t ,v aid l ^'aturc in corrL -ctim; i'.h'.ritcd cnc' otl:'-->«i-.T ocquircd weaknesses. :.;..vh I'.iu scii: o} slo: >3c'.i weakness OnJ cyii -,,cqt.\j trub!-;.".. t'.:rc i-, notiiin^ so ^ood C3 i'i. nc'; CJOH"- :. }w<i'w .1 ly.'^i.,-- ery, a ^lycc^ic ecmroswid, c\:rac:cu f .-D .-n fjf .t ^.c r.-.cJb- . -. i insl rootn— s "!-J f .irt ,%:r f-rty y^ar; r.ith /-rc-.t • •n'.'-u.;:.:.'yr. to afl users. For Weak Storoitch, ISil^ou ncs. Liver Comi.idm", I'vi'i '•• th • S ;;'mach after eating. Heartburn, Itad IJrt-^rh, Lffchin.-; ii xo Ch.'iini,' iJic.-.-l <^a r.nj other Intestinal Derangements, Cm "Diocovcr/" ii c •.;=\c-prc-. -r. '. u.-j-.t cliicJent rcrscdy.' The genuine has on /fr outside wrapppp tbo Signature You can't afford to accept a secret nostrum as a sulistiiute for this con -alco- holio, medicine op KNOWN COMPOSITION, not even tfaopgh tha urgent CiCflicr may thereby make a little bigger profit. Dr. Pierce's Ple&sant Pellets regulate and iavi^crato stomaofa, liver and boweU. Su^ar-coated, tiny graaulea,' easy to take as canJy.

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