The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on June 13, 1894 · Page 3
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 3

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 13, 1894
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•,'..•$• * -«$• ^:>:^ a -ml ',-" JiT'V? , ""V'VH ' *«. fculletlti SO of the Ohio fives the results o* fig test as to the comparative feed- qualities of corn silage and sugar freets. The summary is as follows: It 011* contf aet to! Corn silftge End field beets for milk production leads to the following conclusions: L 'She feeding of beets to milk cows lias already increased the consumption of other foods and of total d?£ matter. 2. Beets have always produced an in- Cf ease itt the noW 6f niilk and ib the total yield of butteivfat, but this in* Crease v has note* been sufficient to offset tH additional consumption of food. &. The COWS hftte always shown a gireater average lite weight While feed* itog on beets. A part of this increase was probably due to increased weight of the Contents of the digestive tract, but a part seems'to have been actual gain. 4. Beets have not diminished the amount of water drank, although fed in such quantity as to increase the watery contents of the food by thirty pounds per day. 5. Our experiments do not justify the'assumption that the dry matter of beets is any more effective as a cattle food* pound for pound, than the dry matter of silage made from well-matured corn containing 13 to 18 per cent of grain. 6. In the region where the tests were made, and as the average of ten years' culture of corn and, beets, side by side, two pounds of dry matter have been produced in the form of corn silage at a less cost than one pound of dry matter in the form of beets. 7. A question which our experiments suggest, but do not answer, is whether beets may be used with any greater advantage in comparatively Email quantity and simply as appetizers. 8. While silage made from comparatively mature corn has shown the "best results in .general, our experiments suggest that the silage should be made before the corn has reached full maturity. II. The results, of our study of the comparative productive capacity of different cows are as follows: 1. When fed a ration composed of about, one-fifth to one-fourth grains and the remainder coarse foods oi good, quality, our cows and those o: several other stations have produced iitbits of Betkshirea made at the state falffiext fall, *ia.: Ths fii-at flte or the secoftd five f olutnss of the fteord of the Atnerieatt B6f kskirfc association necessary to complete the set of the Successful competitor and valued at fre* tbltim*. i. Best breedifig jpeti 6f Herkshires registered in the Amer* Berkshire record, to consist of a boat and three sows over one year of afe, owned by a resident of the state of province in Which the fair is held, the first five of the second five volumes of the Berkshire record, valued at $25. 2. Best breeding pen of Berkshires registered iii the American Berkshire record, to consist of a boar and three sows under one year of age and owned by a resident of the state or province in which the fair is held, the first fiv6 or the second five volumes of the Berkshire record, valued at $25. First, fhat the bo&rs and sows competing for the prizes specified above be recorded in the American Berkshire Record prior to date of entry at the fair, and that a list of such entries be sent the secretary of this association; second, that there' shall be not less than two competitors for each of the prizes', third, that no animals compet- ng f or the above prizes will'be allowed to show for said premiums at more than one state or provincial fair .n 1894. All the breeders of Berkshires in Illinois are earnestly requested to make an exhibit at the next fair for one or both of the premiumn named above, which with the regular cash premiums offered by the State Fair association should insure a great show of Berkehires at Springfield next fall. J. H. SOKIBNISB. with it6 windmill. Just a* do at our place." ftftd trtffi* Kid Gtatfc*. feid glovefi aspeciail? demand Sod nouses of the West. "The sod house of the Kansas and Nebraska plains is following the buffalo and antelope into the land of legends," said William F. Arbuckle of Topeka to a writer for the Washington Post "A good many of the queer structures are still standing, and in some instances are used as human habitations, but most of them as stables for horses and cattle and slowly crumbling away to become indistinguishable in their original earth. When I first went west years ago my father took up the acres as far as the eye could reach in what ia now eastern Nebraska. There was not a tree in sight of the knoll he had selected as the spot upon which his residence should be erected, and the nearest place lumber could be secured was sixty miles away. He put up a small tent in which to cook and eat; the slept in the wagons, and with in the keeping, says the Inter In buying kid* examine the fingtff separately and look f of bf oken stitched. If. When stretching the fingers, thi thread pulls away ffom the kid, leaf* ing a white Spot, the gloves will ndt wear well. . When the kid stf etehes easily And seems elastic, it is likely to be a gotfd quality, but if it is stiff or Unyielding it Will neither fit nof wear Well. Al* ways get a glove large enough. If thejr are so narrow as to re^uife stretching they never will look as well as if the .hand was the first stretcher. If they are short fingered they convert thd hand into a positive deformity, and do not wear half so long as when they afe of the proper size. A great deal depends upon how the gloves are put on the first time. The hands should be dry and cool; if they are at all moist they should be weft powdered. First, work on the fingers, keeping the thumb outside the glove. When the thumb is put in, place the elbow on the knee and work the glove down smoothly. Button the second button first, and so on to the top, leaving the first button to the last This may seem a little thing, but it makes considerable difference in the appearance and fit of the glove. The greatest strain is on the first button, and when this is partially relieved by the fastening of the other buttons, the drawing of seams, tearing of the kid, or enlarging of the button-hole is prevented. When removing gloves never begin at the tips of the fingers to pull them off. Turn back the wrists and draw them off wrong side out, and smooth out lengthwise. Never roll them up tightly, one inside of the other, as whatever moisture they may have gathered from the hands dries in this way very slowly and makes the kid stiff and hard. Strips of canton flannel are good • to lay away between gloves. Dry corn meal will clean light gloves nicely, but if much soiled it is better to send them to a reputable cleaner. Benzine will clean white gloves, but it is not to be recommended where there is any color. Where black kids have become rusty about the finger ends they can be restored by adding a few drops of black ink to a teaopoonful of olive oil and applying with: a feather or camel's hair brush. SULTAN—A FAMOUS LONDON BAY STALLION. FIRST PRIZE AT LONDON. an average of about three and one- fifth pounds of butter-fat to each hundred pounds of dry matter in the' food, •besi4es making a small gain in live weight. 2, Jn general, when this yate of pro- Auction of butter'fat Tias been exceeded there has been a loss in live weight, and when the butter- fat has "fallen below this rate there has been 6 gain in-Wve weight. ' * 8. Individual exceptions, to this gen' that while some cows .. handsome profit on their others may be led at an, actual evjm;wbejj, fcetft b^tt^r-fat and ' ape . counted lull value? , From niade ' by ^yeyal different my brothers and hired man to help, set about making a house. "The thick sod was cut from the prairie' in slabs about two feet wide by three in length, and on the side of the knoll, where an excavation had been made in its side, these slabs were placed one on top of the other until the required height as reached, It ^ , al average, full periods, oj fattening *»U periods Q| weight *row & given, . j j ~ el Igp4 was arduous work, and I remember what a lot of excitement there was when my father and brother started off early one morning to go after the ridge pole and rafters " that were to support the roof- They took OBly the ruBBing gear of pur email wagon, and I cried -like a good fellow when they started off be* cause I thought they b^d broken up my pet vehicle, They were gpne 'a week and reached home in the P f the night after their journey Q{ l?o miles. They had brought <* 1°»J?» p.oijftd f iecji of tiwber, iike a slende^ iej,ftin?,aptip,9le, with numerous ft nd wy mother nearly State Dairy Stations. dairymen of the country are now beginning to derive a great deal of benefit from tbe state stations, writes L. S, Hardinin Home and Farm. Almost every knotty problem in tbe dairy is 'getting pulled to pieces and all tbe hard places thoroughly examined. One issue long in dispute was which was the better feed for cows, ensilage or roots. The Ohio station has been making some exhaustive trials between sugar beet and ensilage. The cows were fed alternately o» beets and ensilage and careful account kept of everything they ate besides. The beet ration, contained less dvy matter than, the silage, ration;; .but the OQWS fed on beets ate so »M*oh more hay than those fed OB silage that they consumed considerable jnpre, dry mat- A CHy in Which There is Mttle and thfi honke.V aft Old Offender. It is a noisy City, hot with the heavy fumble "of Broadway, but tbe clatter of light vehicles and the patter of little feet of horses and doft- keys. The shout oh-a-a-a-a of drivers rings through the streets like the cry of ah avenged demon, and the in- fiessantly cracking whips sound like tbe Fourth of July. Everybody talks loud on a high key as though in a war of words. Vendors hawh their wares with a yell, which, though in fnusical tones, is piercing. One exception to the general noise is in the barber's shop, where a half dozen men work in solemn silence, not discussing weather,politics or scandal with their victiins. It seemed unnatural and gruesome. I have heard only one hand-organ, and' that was an antique; probably the others-have emigrated to America. One unusual noise will attract attention. I exploded one of my dynamite sneezes on the Toledo one day. It made a sensation, in the midst of the busy traffic, perhaps because there has been so much said about anarchist bombs lately. My cabman jumped a little but quickly recovered himself and said: "Vostra Balute, signore." Sometimes the church bell rings violently as though fora fire; one looks for the engines, but it is only for a funeral, and the whito-clothed bearers, with holes cut for eyes in their maaks, cotne round a corner with the painted or embroidered .catafalque on their shoulders, preceded by the priests and acolytes. Above all noises the donkey's frequent bray prevails. I can not get used to it. It always sounds like something- else. In church one Sunday I thought I heard an old well windlass groaninsr and squeaking with its roughly turning axle. Poor, dear little donkeys, if they get any comfort out of their braying they are welcome to it, for it is about all the comfort they have. When one sees a little fellow, the size of a calf, pulling a good load of- furniture and a big two-wheeled cart, or nine heavy trunks and. two men, or another with paniers and a boy twisting its tail, it seems like a very human voice of patient woe and rebuke that comes out in that bray. I do not see what Naples could do without those nimble little feet, trotting up and down her hills. The donkey's foot is carved on the handle of her souvenir spoons as a token of gratitude perhaps. Quaker City Street Nomenclature. There are no less than five Ann streets in Philadelphia, in addition to which there is an Ann's' place and an Anna street. There are three Mary streets, three*Rose streets and Elizabeth streets, with an Elizabeth 'place thrown in for good measure. Not content with two Ella -streets, the city fathers have named' two streets after Ellen, with an Ellen place.. In addition to these there are two Florence streets and as many Florence avenues, and two of all the following streets: Caroline, Emeline, Isabella, Letitia, Lydia, Margaretta, May, Minerva, Pearl, Sarah and Victoria. From among: the other street names may be culled the following: Abigail, Agnes, Bertha, Carrie, Clara, Eliza, Emma, Evalina, Grace, Helen, Jane, Julia, Laura, Lena, Lily, Lucy. Martha, Maud, Priscilla, Susanna, Viola, Virginia and Zeno« bia.—• Philadelphia Record. A Cremation Hook From .Michigan. In the Smithsonian institute, Wash ing'ton, there is a large bowlder 01 almost solid copper which, if it could talk would tell many a dai'k tale of superstitious rites and sacrifices, Ttxis bowlder came from the upper peninsula of Michigan, about twenty milee from lake Superior. The. Indians in that locality held it in groat veneration and were accustomed to offer up human sacrifices on it. According to their tradition it bad been sent to their forefathers by tbe Great Spirit as a .token of bis favor. They asserted that it sometimes spoke to them with a voice of thunder demanding sacrifice. A victim, usually a prisoner of war from some 0$ber tribe, was then bound fast to the rook and speared or shot to death with arrows, after which a fire wa» buijt upon the bowlder and the body burned.—'St Lo-uia Globe-Denoorat. MATILDA, — It was a good turn yoti did me whefl Jrott told in« of Santa Claus Soap. It makes the clothes whiter than any other, and saves time and work. and it does act initire the hands of the clothes. SANTA CLAUS SOAP. Made by THE H. K. FAIBBAHK COMPANY, Chicago. The Best Shoes for the Least Money, W, 1. DOUGLAS $3 SHOE WM$MM&w*&r»#A»x*;;>.-.-.<^ty(f, FOR i GENTLEMEN, $5, $4 and S3.6O Dress Shoe* S3.5O Police Shoe, 3 Soles. S2.6O, $2 for Worklngmen. $2 and SI.75 for Boys. ; LADIES AND MISSES, S3, $2.50 $2, $1.70 CAUTION.—If any deale* offers you W. 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