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The Fairmount News from Fairmount, Indiana · Page 7

Fairmount, Indiana
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Thursday, November 17, 1921
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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS Weal and Worn? FARM NEWS DEPARTMENT 0 SHE DYED A SWEATER, I SKIRT AND CHILD'S COAT Each package of "Diamond Dyes" con-tarns directions so simple any woman can dye or tint her worn, shabby dresses, . skirts, waists, coats, stockings, sweater., . coverings draperies, hangings, everything, even if she haa never dyed before, lhiv j "Diamond Dyes' no other kind then f perlect hoine dyeing is sure because Dia- j niond Dyes are guaranteed not to spot. fade, streak, or run. Tell vour druggist j whether the material you w'ish to dye is wool or silk, or whether it is linen, cotton or mixed goods. advertisement. j Base Deceiver. ! "Timothy," said Mrs. Toddlebury j sternly, "you are hiding something I arc USE OF FORETHOUGHT AND CARE WILL THWART MANY FARM FIRES POULTRY FLOCKS jt x v ! IS? x J v ixx 3r wfm n. nS :x. .vPAt- ,,, -t- .-. : - - V Has summer left you dull, tired: all worn out? Do you have constant back ache, with headache", dizzy spells, .harp, shooting painB, or annoying kidney irregularities? Influenza and grip epidemics have left thousands with weak kidneys ana iaiung streugia. Don't wait until serious kidney trouble develops. Help the weakened kidneys with Doan's Kidney Pills. Doan's have helped thousands and should help you. Ask your neighbor! An Indiana Case Mrs. Dora Bradford, 001 W. Second St.. lit. Vernon. Inri., says: "My back was very bad and I couldn't stoop on account of the sharp pains In th small part of it and in my sides. My kidneys were weak and irregular. I was also nervous and lan- rr,,ill T of Doan's ICldney Pills and the results others had received, so I got a. few boxes. They cured me." Get Doan'c al Act Store, 60c Box DOAN'S FCSTER-MILBURN CO., BUFFALO, N. Y. il Stops Lameness from a Bone Spavin, Ring Bone, Splint, Curb, Side Bone, or similar troubles and gets horso going sound. It acta mildly but quickly and erood results are lasting. Does act bUster or remove the hair and horse can be worked. Page 17 tn pamphlet with each bottle tells how. $230 a bottle delivered. Hart Bcok 9 A ire. W. F. YOUNG, Inc. 310 Temple St. SpringSeM, Dhss. Honey for Lincoln Highway. A total of .::n.:;s.roi has been spent for improving ihe Lim-oln Highway during the pasi s-voii years. Most Important Road. Tiie most important piece of road to build is that piece ihat runs from your farm to town. Seed Poultry Runs. Figure on seed-ng down any poultry yards or runs not in permanent sod. ltye. winter oats, and winter wheat are good crops for poultry yards. Nothing equals SAPOL10 for I scouring and polishing cutlery. Makes all metalware look like new F 5S It will make your linen Iat twice ma long:. JsweendleafljAltocers j Snlrsntmi. automobile i-spi rienri-. sell i i rin'- Positivpl-v tcla oil trouble: rx.-ljive I terriltrv; nionevmaker. Steel Spring 1'inton j rtins Co., 147 M-tro. Ave., r.rookiyn. N. T. ; W. N. U, Indianapolis, No. 471921. (is T?, If I 1L, SA, I The reoaorygMig1 POULTRY PRGFIT IS FEEDING Mash cf Bran, Middlings, Meat Scrap and Ccrnmeal Is Best, Experts Have Proven. tF"r?pnel t-.y tfc Vnitit S;.v.'-s rVpartmTit of Agriculture.) Valuable results of interest io poul-irynun have been obtained by the t'nited S;;itos iVpartmont of Agriculture in the experimental tests at the government poultry farm. l.eltsviUe. Md where different rations have been foil to various croups of laying hens for a porUM of eicht years. At this time, more than l.tA hens and pullets re used in feeding trials of this kind. The pens ranco in size fro-.n "0 to ot hens, all the fowls being trap r.e:ed the period under test. During the last three years, the mash which has given the most uniform ami best production has consisted of a mixture of 4 per cent bran. 4 ivr cent middlings, 2t per cer.t meat scrap, ami CG per cent com. meal. This mash was the result of experiments where the hens wvre allowed t- select their own mash increments. When given free choice of these various ingredients, 'he fowls consumed the various Ingredients In the alcove proportions. Several pens, both of I.eliorns and Ithxde Island Keds. of SO hens each have averaged from lto to 153 eggs apiece where this mash has been fed. The feeding mixture seems to le especially adapted for Leghcrns. although it has also given results with the Hods. The Wyandottes and Plymouth Hocks are inclined to accumulate too much fat when fed this mash, and one somewhat lower in mat scrap content gives letter results when fed to these two breeds. The Wyandottes and Plymouth Rocks maintained on the Rcltsville farm are large, standard-size fowls, and the tendency to take on fat on this mash probably did not occur in the case of smaller types of Plymouth Rocks. si:ch as commonly are found on commercial poultry farms, ments conducted during the I-.xperi- , current i year in which this mash was modified by the addition of 1" per cent ground onts and the redaction of the meat Give Pullets Liberal Rstion cf Scratch Grain in the Fall. s scrap by 3 per cent and the commeal by 12 per cent have not shown any advantage. The evidences are that ground oats added to the ration pro vr-. a. ; ! : ' ! l . : i I j i ; ; ; ! : j ! ; ' ! ! 5 ! from me." "Why, my dear," faltered her hus band, "how can you say that?" ! "No evasions, Timothy. Out w ith it. j What have you been doin?" j "Why, my dear. If you must know, ; the trolley car conductor neglected i to collect my fare, and " t "Yes. yes. What did you do with ' the money ; "I know 1 should have brought it straight home to you. dear, but It was such n warm day. and I didn't think you'd I now. so I I spent it for a glass of hui.erniiik." New York Sun. The war has made table linen very valuable. The use of Red Cross Ball niue will add to its wearing qualities. tse it and see. All grocers. Adver-tlsement Got 'Em Guessing. Mis Alice Kobertson, tiie only woman member of congress as the records put it, win in com ersatlon with a group of male members including Hep- . .....: ... ... . , . nM-iiiuiic iMwiicr oi lowii ana sev- Alice peevish at the way part of the house was acting. Tin not the only old woman in this house," she said as she looked around the group defiantly. Now the question that is agitating those present is exactly who Miss Alice looked at at the moment. There are ns many different versions as there were members present. MOTHER! OPEN CHILD'S BOWELS WITH CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP Your little one will love the "fruity" taste of "California Fig Syrup" even if constipated, bilious, irritable, feverish, or full of cold. A teaspoonful never fails to cleanse the liver and bowels. In a few hours you can see for yourself how thoroughly it works all tht pour bile, and undigested food out ot the bowels and you have a well, playful child again. Millions of mothers keep "California Fig Syrup" handy. They know a tea-spoonful today saves a sick child tomorrow. Ask your druggist for genuine "California Fig Syrup," which has directions for babies and children ot all ages printed on bottle. Mother! You must say "California" or you may get an imitation rig syrup. Advertlso-ment. Very "Dead." Ignorance Is never shown more effectually than in an attempt to conceal it. A countryman, roaming about a cemetery, came upon a stone which bore this inscription: "Sic transit gloria mnndi" (So passes earthly glory). "What does that mean?" he asked of the sexton, who was at work near-! by. ! The sexton replied : "Well, it means ! that he was sick transiently and went j to glory on a Monday morning." ; Diplomacy. A diplomat is a man who, when he arrives home late, gets into bed hack-wards so that if his wife wakes he can say he is just getting up. London Opinion. Keep Your Troubles to Yourself. "If you w astes too tllUCll time tellin" vnh troubles" said Llicle Ehen "soon- yOll troUlHtS, t.liu untn. num. er or later yoh friends is gineter lose patience an say dey serves you right." S I i Protective Measures That Should Provided. from the ground if possible, and should not be attached to any of the framework of the building so there can be uneven settling. They should be clear of the woodwork and should always be kept clear of soot. Stovepipes should never pas through inaccessible places like a closet or garret. If they must pass through the wall, see that the stove-pijio hole is provided with a good "thimble." Where walls and ceilings are near the pipe cover them with metal or asbestos. Every stove should have a piece of shoot metal under it to protect the floor from hot ashes and live coals. ever leave mtiammable rubbish ! near buildings, Remove it. If it must be burned, pile it in small piles, so the J Haze never can get out of control. It I is best not to have the children near the fire. This is perhaps a hardship, At least they can le kept from play- tng witn tne tire. When new buildings are to be constructed proper spacing and the liberal use of concrete and mason-work will reduce fire liability. Smoke houses should never be built so that Hot ashes never should be dumped in inflammable receptacles. Fire-Fighting Equipment. In the way of providing .Ire-fighting equipment much can le done without groat outlay. Barrels of water on the roof and pails of water kept standing in convenient places will possibly save disastrous loss. If there is an elevated tank or a force pump, a hose connection will be found invaluable in time of need. A ladder that will reach the roof should always be available for Immediate use. Sand should be kept handy to throw-on gasoline and oil fires; water only scatters them. There are a number of simple chemical extinguishers on the market, some , commercial and some homemade. Every Fire Sugcects Preventive an d Have Been Frrrd by the Unite! States LVprtmnt of AKricutur. Every time there is a fire on a farm it takes away value that never can be replaced. Either the owner uiusi be deprived of what may have been the fruits of 20 of the best years of his life, or the insurance company will be called upon for a check, which has to ceme out of the premiums paid by himself and ether property owners. If there are many fires, the insurance rates increase. In mutual corn-: panics, which carry a large proportion of farm insurance, the increase is 1m-: mediately felt. In a recent year there were more than SS.O00 farm fires in the United States, entailing a loss of mere than S1S,V0, of which S3 per I cent was held to have been prevent-j able. Strive te Prevent Fires. Prevention of fires was made a special subject of consideration In churches, schools, public gatherings. and farm organizations for an entire t week this October. The farmer, with the accumulation of many years tied up in his buildings, may well make evry weok fire-pro vent Ion nartment or Agriculture, practicauy i every fire is preventable, except those caused bv lichtn'ng or of incendiary origin. Even when the best preven-I tlve measures fail and fires break out, preparatory measures will put the farmer and his neighbors in better sha;e to subdue them. Every fire nvust have an initial flame, whether it be from a carelessly thrown match or cigarette, an ex-i ploion of kerosene or gasoline, an explosion of prain dust in a thrash- Ins machine, or sparks from a sooty chTmney or passing engine. Matches never should be left looe j or within the reach of children. Put j them in nonoomhustible containers and have a pocket match safe. Better yet, use safety matches, which can be scratched only on the box. Smoking never should be permitted around the barn or in the vicinity of inflammable matter. Matches, cigar or cigarette stubs never should be thrown where they can do harm Kerosene na gasoum- are use u servants, but destructive when let loose. They should be rigidly confu.e and never allowed to mix or change places. Kerosene lamps should be solid of base to prevent tipping over. If ' ey are ! of metal, there is no danger f th ir is better to store the gasoline In a buried tar.k. At least the tank should be away from buildings. Vapor never should be allowed to escape in a close room or where there is any fire. Stoves Cause Many Fires. Overheated stoves and flues cause I j j j j i t , , GOOD HIGHWAYS' ! PCOTECT ROADS FROM RAINS Where Flood Sprerds Out Over Valley, It Is Dig Problem to SrcurE Proper Drainage. (Pria!f.i by th- Vn!?r1 States i-r- nt f Agriculture 1 lhiring .Inly and August, cloud-bursts, which are practically very heavy thunderstorms, cause serious problems in road construction in Nevada and rtah. The bureau of public roads of the I'niied States Department of Agriculture has worked out several effective methods of protecting roads fn-:n tlieso immense sudden flows of water after iong dry spoils. Whore the drainage channels are woM de-tincd no great difficulty is involvetl in the liesign of th rvstd drainage strue-tuves; but where the Hood spreads out over a delta or a valley it Is a lent so to locate the line and drainage structures that the latter will save the road from destruction. In sections where the flood teuds to spread out. a wide herni on each si lo j of ;bo roadway profeetion. The makes a substantial borrow' '.it rovides Water-Soaked Roadway in Nevada. material for the embankment and serves as a diversion drain. Sometimes a short concrete dip is used for the purpose of passing the water over the road in a comparatively wide and shallow flow Instead of under it. A dip is simply a pavement extending the full width of the roadway and protected at each edge against undermining by a cut-off wall extending 18 inches below "the bottom of the pavement. Instead of attempting to build up a grade for this pavement, so as to raise it above the flood water, the dip follows the grade of the wash, and the water passes over it in time of v va v.vuv a v v. v i ... - - nectlon with these drainage dips a V-shaped system of dikes and ditches is used, converging toward the road if it Is desired to lead the flow from two or more washes to a single dip. and diverging toward the road when It Is better to split the flow of a stngle stream to more than one dip. . WOMEN FAVOR BETTER ROADS Townsend Bill Endorsed by General Federation of Women's Clubs at Salt Lake Meeting. Evldeuce of the widespread interest in good highways was shown at the recent meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs at Salt Lake City. In endorsing the Town-send bill for national highways, uow before congress. Mrs. John Dickinson Sherman of Chicago, chairman of the department of applied education, said: "It is not necessary for us to point out the real Interest of American women in highway matters. The influence of real highways on country life, on economics, on education, Is now generally understood. What is needed is a national highway policy which will conserve government funds, and, through concentration of federal money on main highways, will give us a connected system at the earliest moment and the least expense." GOOD ROADS REDUCE PRICES Poor Transportation Facilities Help Keep Up High Cost of Living in Big Cities. One of the solutions of the high cost of living problem lies ' In good roads. Poor transportation facilities form a strong factor in keeping prices up. With a system of well paved na tional highways transportation condi tions would be Improved to such an extent that the cost and time of bringing food and merchandise to the con aamer would be materially cut. JSP r O; I With the present widespread use of nona. v nere tne deltas are so wine automobiles, a rural fire company, d the country so undeveloped as to oquirped either with motor pump or make the cost of a concrete dip exces-large chemical 'extinguisher, or both. sire, the dips are surfaced with grav-ean eas'ly be organized and equipped, j ol and the downstream edge is protect- duces r.o beneficial resmts. It pays j preafchig ani jtpiU;, oil. The wi to vary the proportion of grains in j should fit tichtly to prevent T -r the scratch mixture, from an econoru- j fron, tno howl reaching the fla te r-id ical standpoint, according to the mar- ; igniting. They never should he r- :ed ket price cf these farm crops. At (n the presence of an open flans -present, a scratch mixture of three , Gasoline cans should be easily disparts cracked com. two parts oats, and j tlnculshable from kerosene cans. It ML Shining-up Days Are Here. Use 8T0VE POLISH its Shine io Wonderful Sav the ocopona for kitchen aprona. Martin & Martin. Mf rs.,Chicaso many fires. Chimneys should be buiit. - l l l 1 til lilt ?UtfJl IMVXflimf protcctlvo measures that should have been provided. Take n little time and provide them in advance. Poultry Like Corn. Corn seems to be the grain most desired by poultry, but too much has a tendency to put on fat rather than produce eggs. Cuthbert Berry Favored. Cuthbert is one of the best red raspberries, but as a rule the reds are not as hardy as the blackcaps. Better Quality Needed. Better quality is needed with the live stock ou many farms. Purebreds Are Best. The purebred sire is better than the rrade. So is the purebred female. Reduc e a Fine Property to Ruins. I Is I The j scrub. Most Expensive Sire, most exiVensive sire la tbr ViflIaiidrfPRBiisrihrlB. X ! ztm .... rli L i one part wheat, by weight, is used with this mash. In previous years tish meal has not proved a more profitable and practical source of protein in the mash than meat scrap, hut during the present year the production has been very pod where the fish refuse has been used, and as the price of this material has decreased, larger net incomes result from its use. Sixty per cent protein fish scrap now can be obtained for from SI to $2 per hundred pounds cheaper than 5o per cent protein meat scrap. Innumerable varieties of fish rcrap have been fed and no harmful effects have resulted from feeding even fish scrap of varied compositions, some being unusually rich in ni content. Tests in which only 15 per cent of meat scrap was fed in the mash have not resulted in as 'high production with pullets as where J0 or 25 per rent of meat rcrap was used, but with yearling hens the 16 per cent meat scrap has given practically as good production as the higher. With the heavier breeds. It is advisable to decrease the amount of meat rcrap during the second year, as such feeding tends to keep the fowls in tetter breeding condition. Save Poultry Manure, Road dust or agricultural gypsum c-n the dropping boards will save the ammonium in the droppings from evap oration. It Is the most valuable char aeteristie t poultrr manure. offers to home seekers opportunities that cannot be secured elsewhere. The thousands of fanners from the United States who have accepted Canada's generous offer to settle on FREE homesteads or buy farm land in her provinces have been well repaid by bountiful crops. There is still available on easy terms Fertile Land at $15 to $30 an Acre land similar to that which through many years has yielded from 20 to 45 bushels of wheat to the acre oats, barley and flax also in preat abundance, while raising horses, cattle, sheep and hogs is equally profitable. Hundreds of fanners in western Canada have raised crops in a single season worth more than the whole cost of their land. With such success comes prosperity, independence, good homes and all the comforts and conveniences which make life worth living. Farm Gardens. Poultry. Dairying are sources of income second only to grain growing and stock raising. Attractive climate, good neighbors, churches; schools, good markets, railroad faciei ties, rural telephone, etc onnartanitica in Manitoba, Saakatetoawaa. AJbcrta "d Britiah Coluaibia, raduca railway rans. in, wnta M. 3. JOHNSTONE 21 3 Tractloa-Tnraalaal Bids'. Iadiaaapolts, lad. m 11 vrrvy-y A Moment's Carelessness May Hogging Down Corfu. Hogging down some of the corn d economical wy of harv esting It. mm calaa tl DnlwIaa at V

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