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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 8, 1891
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*•-!"T-!- j.-.- -_^_ ^^ •''^^^•••••PWBiKBBMHiMBMMIMMMlM AGRICULTURAlim TOOL HOUSE, In tfse on FEEDING Use 1'ropcr FOR EGGS. ami Do Not Orarl. the One Ills Ohio Farm. I am entirely satisfied with our tool- nonse, when taken in connection with the other buildings. It just suits us. la order to make this plain, a routrh ffronncl plan of buildings is given •which is not drawn in exact proportion! as I am away from homo and have no Soil' i 1 ™™ a™ 81 * Pa5« of doors in front of the tool-house. The entire front is doors, except the posts. Thev are hung to the posts by hinges. They them shdo if 1 could. Put posts down for end doors to swing against, if you "»k/ lh °flrst four pairs of doors to the left marked 1, 2, 3, and 4, give entrance to the part where we store tools. iS!! e * do ° rS , aremadcof a wi <lto just r ight for tool < to be put in. For example the second pair (2) are 8 feet wide, and we store in these the manure spreader, roller and grain drill, vMch are all of about that width. No. is used for the carriage, or we can put in two, by backing one in and running the other in thills first. No. 0 is. a gangway through to the shed or covered yard. We can leave a wagon in there, or two S1 de by side. But we usually leave wagons in the covered yard (C) in summer, as we do other tools which we may be using. They are put in the covered yard at nights. When we are through with them for the time being they are put in their places in the tool- house; but we need not go to this trouble every night. In the winter wagons are put on barn floor of main barn, which leaves space in No 6 for sleigh and carriage. B is the barn. Notice position of horse stable (H) with reference to tool house-right handy by for hitching up or unhitching. The letter D stands for door all through. Notice outside' entrance to covered yard. We can drive in one way, say through the space at 6, In tool house, and unhitch, and then fcitch on in the morning and go right around out the other doors, with wagon or binder 6r any tool. Or we can come in the other way and go out through tool house. Again we can go through Btable in main barn. Over all the spaces in tool house except 0 we have ft floor, so as to use room above for storing odds and ends. Over tools the floor is about 7 feet high; over carriage space, a little higher. The dotted lines simply show position of posts. There are no partitions, of course, in tool house. The tool house is 22x56 feet As used in. connection with other buildings it-just suits us. We could suo-gest no changes for the better. It is as smio- with as little waste room, and as convenient as we could make it. With a thousand dollars' worth of implements to care, for, it pays, and so does the covered yard, as a temporary shelter for tools, say nothing about the savine- of manure. We were unable to build all at once but had the plan laid out and got it completed as soon as possible. The tool house was first built and nicely finished, at a total cost, including all lumber, labor, etc., of §400. Then the mam barn and a part of covered yard followed in two or three years, at a cost of about 81,400. Then last year we finished up yard to our entire satisfaction at a further cost of nearly $300. We might build the tool house slightly different for use alone or if differently situated in regard to other buildings Inend Tabor can figure this out for his circumstances. We have the space at No. 0, is feet wide, which is room enough for driving in three horses abreast and unhitching them. The grading in front of tool house however, is very carefully done. The space is graveled and only just full enough to turn the water off (with eaves trough to help), so one man can readily draw in a wagon or most anv tool. The floor is of earth, of course, the door posts resting on stones sunk to the earth.. There is tight under, pinning under the other three sides. The covered yard is in the southeast comer. It is planked up 7 feet high on the outside, and then open 5 feet, thus giving stock pure air and sunshine without exposure to rain or mud. The buildings protect it from north and west. There is water there, of course, as well as comfort for man and beast (no more mud!) and two or three profits besides.—T. B. Terry, in Ohio V armer. Ihcre is much to learn in feeding fowls for egg production in the season when egg s nr( , in demand, for then and only then does the profit justify the ex- tin, attention necessary to accomplish tins. A good hen should average 120 eggs per year. Home I will admit have laid from 150 to 170, but I am only calculating the average, so as not to scaro the inexperienced poultry man, it being nearer the average production. Did you ever stop to consider that 120 eggs represent an aggregate weight of 16 pounds of nutriment in its most eon- densed form and 150 eggs an aggregate of 20 pounds. One-tenth of this, or perhaps a trifle more, is fat. A surplus of material as well as energy in the secretive organs is necessary, so it is a fact that the mere feeding of extra food will not be sufficient. It should bo borno in mind that vitalized productive eggs are onq thing and those used for food another. If it were possible to control the production of the hens, the policy to pursue would cause the breeding stock to produce but one or two chickens. They would be more apt to be fertile and the chicks constitutionally more healthy and vigorous. Usually a fowl starts laying at eight or ten months old. She does not lay as constantly and as well at first as she will the second year, but she will demand more food for development the nrst season and during the period of molting, say from August until November, she will not lay at all. If the winter is excessively cold, unless very warm and comfortable quarters are provided as well as good food, she wU] seldom favor you with an egg. In feeding for eggs we must use .proper judgment and not gravitate to either extreme. We all know or should know that a hen overfed will net lay well. The fat accumulates about the ovariesj which means a loss of action in the e™organs. Feed well, avoiding such foods as produce fat. Cora is one food of this kind, and sometimes warm cooked food without exercise means the buildin°- up of a fatty element foreign to the makeup of a good layer. Do not understand that I mean that corn should never be fed, nor warm feed, but only sparingly. Wheat and wheat bran are egg producing foods when used in moderation Kice is also good, as is meat chopped up finely. It matters but little whether the meat contains much fat or not Crround bone and milk in the moraine and evening are excellent for old fowls that lay. Egg- shells broken up fine can be fed to them and also lime, in the form Of old mortar. An excellent mixture for shell material for general digestive properties is made up of 10 parts of ground new oyster shells, two of cayenne pepper and one of powdered sulphur. Place two full tablespoonfuls m soft feed three times a week, which is sufficient for a dozen hens.—J W Caughey, in Farm and Home. Whetbaf on pleasure bent enould take on every trip of Pigs us it acts moat factually on the kidneys, nmm *•"?,fevers, l,ea .. w . --icknoss. For sale in 6 by all loading druggists. lNNocENT-"Why do tho gentlemen always go out, between the acts iit tho opera?" WlSOAf'Pft ll TWlT Vl»*/\fT»Sll* Stnr,M +« —^,1.— .. -„_. and other U-00 10 Grontest ThlAgin the y ,«op E1 ? c * rlc Soap is cheaper for you use, it you f Mow directions, than any oth- «n'!i Would bo lf rtw»to'you,forVito than «± M T, gaVed ' Clotll ? s cost ™ re 0ik ° r for Bobbins '- c . Chicago & Eastern Illinois Roil Sago™ 6 ° 1 Firat Nat ' Bank an lmpos " Trinmanwhois a long timo making up bis mind may arrive at a correct judgment; but it is generally too late to be of any use to him.—Puck. Pi"n£ T M'h n ' fcyou tfy Carter's Little Liver Fills? '1 hey are a positive cure for si ok fienclaclio, and all tho ills produced by disordered hver. Only one phi a dose. 7 THE prosperity of the tailor opens a large S,)=«7? r * he ?£ iz1 ?? on tho survival of the misflttest.—Washington Post ps Cure in one minute. From Father DON'T try too hard to make a reputation. pills m a vial; only one pill a dose are called "matches" because tney are sometimes followed by scratching. — w. O. New Delu*. WHY is a new moon like a sick baby? Because it is a pale "yeller. 1 ' ""• *•"*"•>" ° 0 - Scrofula is a blood poison which ft is a taint which mast be eradicated the from system before a cure can be made. Swift's Specific, S. S. S., drives out the virus • through the pores of the. ^kin and AFFLICTED FROfW CHILDHOOD, to ' DOUGLAS AN *wife. open sccrct>-the one you tell your — - with a difference— cupid and THE absence of soft water cor drinking hard. is no escuse J! is a great deal of back talk in the phonograph.—Texas Sittings. Di^e-of lt our X mi al l present ~ & ivi *S one a THE MARKETS. 500 (§,6-10 Fancy: i> u, POULTRY PICKINGS, GEESE and ducks need bulky food instead of BO much grain. KEEP a watch on the turkey hens or Borne of the eggs will be lost. SUPPLYING good drainage will aid materially m preventing roup. THE best plan of stopping feather eating ,s to kill those that begin it. A TABtEHPooNFCi. of 'copperas in the drinking water for younger fowls will be found healthy. " ** WHITE bran makes an excellent food for poultry it should never be fed drv or raw; always scald it thoroughly. EATS are often very troublesome »mong young poultry, causing considerable loss; they must be guarded against. EIGHT average ben eggs will weigh a pound, but there is considerable difference bet.we.en the largest and the emall- THRUSH IN HORSES, The Most Common Cause of the Disease Is Filthy Stables. Hard work and rough and stony roads may induce it, and so may a 'change from dryness to excessive moisture. Muddy streets and roads, especially where mineral substances are plentiful also often cause it. Coptracted heels' scratches and navicular disease predispose to it, while in some animals there is an inherited tendency to it As treatment keep the feet clean, remove all exciting causes and restore the frog to its normal condition. As a rule, the diseased and ragged parts of the horn should be pared away, and the affected foot or feet be poulticed for a day or two with boiled turnips, to which may be added a few drops of carbolic acid, or a handful of powdered charcoal to destroy the offensive smell. The cleft of the frog- and the grooves on the edges should be then cleaned and well filled with dry calomel, and the foot dressed with oakum and a roller bandage. If the discharge is profuse, the dressing should be changed daily, otherwise it may be left on for two or three days at a time. When a constitution^ taint is supposed to exist, with swellin* of the legs, grease, etc., a purgative followed by dram doses of sulphate of iron repeated daily, may be prescribed. If the growth of horn appears too slow a Spanish fly blister to the heels is often followed by good -results. Of course, the horse's head should be so tied that he cannot reach the blister with his mouth. Feet specially liable to the disease may be protected in the stable with leather boots. If the thrush is a sequel to other diseases a permanent cure may not be possible.— R ura l New Yorker. PORK—Mesa, New.!!'. '.'. LAKD—Western Steam BUTTEK-Westorn Creamery! CHICAGO. BEEVES-ShiDDinj? Steers Cows Hiookers Feeilers , Butchers' Steers'.'.! HOGS-Livo'.".".!'.'. '' 4 SHEEP I UUTTER-Orosimery'.'.."".' ' ' Gooii to Choice D;ury. EGGS—Fresh ' BKOOM CORN— Hurl Scli'-working...'..'.'.' Dam u sea roTATOKS(per bn.» ."i!" PORK—Mess ... . 10 LAKD-Steum « FLOUR-Spriug Patents! '.'.'.'.'.' 4 Winter Patents ' 4 Bakers .... " " s GRAlN-WUeat Iso.'s i Corn, No. 2 Oats, No. a....! Rye, No. a '.. Barley, Choice LUMBER, m Flooring............" ™m Common Boards.... ]H nil Fencing ' t<i (in Lath, Dry.. .. o «„ singles.. .::.::.'".;; 003 CATTLE-Steer SS . 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One has confidence, born of success — another has only "hopes." y Don't take it for granted that all patent medicines are alike. They are not. Let the years of uninterrupted success and the tens of thousands of cured and happy men and women, place Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription on the side of the comparison they belong. And there isn't a state or territory, no — nor hardly a country in the world, whether its people realize it or not, but have men and women in them that're happier because of their discovery and their effects. Think of this in health. Inink of it in sickness. And then think whether you can afford to make the trial if the makers can afford to take the risk to give your money back as they do if they do not benefit or cure you. ftt$ ^ - MANUFACTURERS OF '•? ^lOHSE POWERS, TI^PPWERS and SAWfJRAME^W]iisln(f EHSIHES. 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