The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on June 20, 1894 · Page 7
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'X'». .-?;* : ., . ; u r ' "** 7rV--« ^; ; 5A v /5; • AWSOSA, SUM 40, tttl. -ViW? i--_ Met* tt&tni, t*»t Milk. The tetfcotal 6r suppfession of the &i ctWS Increases the supply of rallk aitd the animal fate/ feays the Boston Glofee. T-he fact is a strange ofie< out thfere is no doubt about it. fhe horns are hot of much Use, and, &n the other hand* ate often the Cause of accidents. The removal of the heffcs of young animals was recommended years ago by & distinguished feterinary surgeon, and Neumann demonstrated that cows without horns Were fatter and gave mote milk than others. He saw four Dutch cows with* out horns give from eighteen to nineteen quarts of milk a day, although on different pastures, Whereas others of the same breed, but with horns. only gave twelve to fifteen <juartE» in spite of the fact th'at they had the advantage of excellent grazing land. American breeders have made experiments which amply confirm the statement made above. Those itt f avor of the removal of horns do not la the least intend to Countenance any act of cruelty; the removal would be effected in a simple and easy manner, by destroying the tissue or foot of the horn, as soon as there was the slightest sign of hardening on the forehead of the young animal. But without entering into any discussion on this head, simply note the fact that the removal of the horns increases the supply of milk. Although strange at first sight, it does not appear so extraordinary upon consideration. It is known by experience that the removal of an organ which has no utility leads to beneficial results in other ways. Id then, the animal is more content, if its domestication is more thorough and complete, if it gives a better return to the owner of the quantity and quality of its milk,it is natural to suppose that it will raise a better calf, that shall be a better feeder and have also the capacity of its sire and dam to grow faster,, mature* earlier and generally do better. n ftfiiilft. Th6 beet industry Is one of the m6st impottattt Dfan6hes of agriculture and inanufftctuf6 ifc Russia, and bfeet sufaf not only supplies the whole wants of the Russian empire, but Is exported in very 1 considerable quantities to Austria^ Germany and other countties,sayi Indian Agriculturist. The tTnited States consul-general at St. Peters* burg says that the cultivation of beets took its rise in Russia at the beginning of the present century simultaneously With its itttf oduction into "Western Europe. The government from ;he first has taken an exceedingly ac- ;ive interest in this industry, and it ias been strongly supported by the sevei'al agricultural and economic societies of the empire. To the first organizers of beet plantations and sugar factories handsome prizes in money and in government concessions were awarded; in fact, this industry has beeh in every way encouraged, supported and patronized by the government, The varieties of beets grown in the empire have their origin very generally in France and Germany; of these the French appear to contain the greatest quantity of saccharine matter, while the German varieties will produce the largest number of bush* els per acre, the difference in the lat* ter respect being about 25 per cent. Great care is taken in preparing the soil for beets. The field is twice plowed, the first time from seven to eight, and the second from ten to twelve inches deep. If the beet crop follows cereals the first plowing is done immediately after harvest, and the second just before frost sets in. The implements used in Working beet fields are generally of very good construction, sometimes foreigin-made, and sometimes made in Russia after foreign models. The fields are mostly sown from the first to the last day in April, according to local conditions of climate and soil. The seed is generally soaked in water, and then sown in rows—about twenty to twenty-five pounds of dry seed per acre. When the beet sprouts show three or four leaves the plantation is weeded, and When the milk is given when fi6«f «f When over-boiled of scalded, 16 that care should be taken to keep every" UtenSil front Which calves are fed ft& Scrupulously clean as are the milk cans—on some farms! As to scalding We think that the utensil should receive all of it, for if the milk be pure* Warming is sufficient and Scalding 1 deleterious. Milk heated to a new milk warmness is most Suitable for very young calves, and will not as a rule cause SCouf itig; the latter com* plaint is but a sign that the vessels are foul, the milk sour or tainted with contaminated water. It should be remembered that scouring is simply an aggravated symptom of indigestion, and that the latter is due to some error in the condition, quantity or quality of the f sod. It may of course be due in some bad cases to inherited tuberculosis or milk from a sick cow, but itt nine cases out of ten the fault is in the condition of milk used as food, that might be kept or rendered harmless. Calves Will if not watched often eat "foreign bodies" such as bedding, leaves, hair, etc., and this habit is of ten blamed for the diarrhea that occurs, but the depraved appetite is merely a symptom of the indigestion that led to scouring. Thinning Cora. It has been urged by some that it is best to plant about three times as many kernels of corn per acre as is wished to have mature stalks, thinning the corn when of proper size—say from six to fourteen inches high—being careful to remove the weaker stalks. In order to compare the results of this method with those' 1 of the method of planting only so many kinds as will give the desired number of stalks per acre without thinning, Mr. Franklin Stump, foreman of the Ohio Experiment Station farm, conducted the following experiment: Four-fifths of an acre of land from which soil had been removed some years since for making brick, was divided into four equal plots. A strip of uniform width across the plots, as laid out, hence involving an equal amount of • each plot, grew melilotus, or sweet clover, the four \ GOOD FRIDAY, THE PRIZE SHETLAND PONY, OWNED BY SIR WALTER GILBEY *OF ENGLAND. V- -v jr.. Pish Gnano. This is a material the use of which is largely f increasing, says Farmers' Gazette. It consists of dried- , and powdered fish, or fish refuse. Sometimes it is made from whole fish- sprats, herrings, menhadden, etc,-^- wh'eh af/e boiled to remove the bulk of the oil (which is a valuable commer- 0^1 product), the residue being then dried for manure, Sometimes— and very largely— it consists of the residue of offal from the cod fisheries, haddock and herring curing operations, market fish offal, etc., similarly treated or «mply dried, The more the oil has been extracted, the better the manure, for the more rapid is its decprapositipn, pu retards this, and is i» itself useless as, a manure, • In good fish guanos the to 8 per' pent * ^rom about 9 to 16 per cent. As ' th,e' higher the nitrogen 4he tjje. phosphates, £ike Peruvian ffl§& ' £w n 9 ' ' -furnishes both . yp;^ j,ol uftdeeQinposed 13 it is ., at the same time the soil is loosened •with the aid of a light hand machine, called motyga, care being taken to soften only the upper layer of the soil. The superfluous plants are afterward weeded out, so that those remaining are from ten to twelve inches apart The weeding and loosening are repeated five or six times, until the beet leaves cover the surface, The harvest beginq generally in the last days of August, and ends about the first of October, The crop i$ gathered with he aid of a hand spade or a two- pronged fork specially adapted for the purpose, When the 'beet is taken, out of the ground it is cleared pf earth and topped; the small portion of the root also is cut away, great oare being takfcn not to injure the rpot proper, The beets are then carefully piled pn the fiejd a»d epvered, TO th.$ »Yfrftgre dajj-y.farmep thJs subject of b«t Uttte, jflterest, mu^h prefers to- $elj at, pnce; than «»bpthep"'wJ.1iU Of the calves jihajt c , ly in his Babies, JJufe to the faymejt-'g Wife it is ft matte.? gfce it J8 who 1 seasons of 1888 to 1891 inclusive The melilotus was not cut, but was allowed to go down each year and reseed the land. A crop of whea was cut from the land in' 1893. Asid< from any effect which the melilotus may have had, the land was practical ly uniform in quality and condition Two plots ^etpe planted at the rate, o: one grain per foot in the rows. Tb< seed was excellent and almost abso lutely every, grain grew. These plots were 'not, thinned. Two plots were planted at the rate pf three grains per f pot in the, rows, and were thinned to practically the same number of stalks per acre as Vftre then on plots one and three. The thinning was done July 7 just four.weel$B after planting,and th ( corn rangfidfrom pne to twp feet high. The plot9 whiph were thinned yielded W pounds pf ear corn, wb,tte thpse which, were, npt thinned yielded'§12 pounds, a decrease of 14 per ?ent due to the thinning .process, This was JWft exceptionally dry season. The thinning probably caimed more injury than would ordinarily result, j & VAJPOJ^A ejfow' EfHjfe—•Beat stiff the ,wh,rtes,Qf eis e^ee; ha^e rfsady-, e» the IM M060, Andrews-*"What is the e*treme Ity for bigamy? Brlggs—Two moth- rs-in-law. Mrs. Nuwed—And this t»it of old tass is from Mrs. Shorely. Mrs. Bit- firshap — Charming gift. <Tust like her, isn't it? SquiJdig—The piano next doot makes me swear every time I hear it ilayed. "McSwilligen—That's odd. It'q ail Upright piano. She—Am I the first woman you eve* oted? He—Yes. Am I the first man bii ever loured? She, tempestuously *YoU are insulting. ''So you are mad at your husband. yon poing home to your mother?" , I shan't do anything to please lini again as long as I live." tethel—Oh, auntie, we've been hav- .iig 1 such funl George has been sliow- .tig ine Venus through his telescope. Atihtie—I'm surprised at George. Sunday School Teacher—Charley, what will happen to the man who a1> tends to his body at the expense of Ills' Soul? Charley—He'll get fat. ^That's a wonderfully bright dog of Timmins'. Can do most anything but talk." "That makes them a pretty good team. Timmins can do nothing but talk." Cholly, sulkily—1 suppose accuse me of—a\v—falsehood should tell you I had an ideah. Caustique, genially—Not at all. of plagiarism. Clara, after a tiff—I presume you would like your ring back. -George— Never mind; keep it. No other girl I know could use that ring unless she wore it on her thumb. Husband — Where in thunder did you get that coat? It fits you like a potato sack. Wife, delighted—Does it really clear? I was BO afraid it wouldn't be quite up to style. Little Charley—Papa, will you buy me a drum? Fond Father—Ah, but, my boy, you will disturb me very much if I do. Charley—Oh, no, papa, I won't drum except when you are asleep. "What made you lend Ruggles your umbrella? You know he will never return it." "That's a fact. But it was mighty honest in him not to take it without asking, and I thought he deserved a reward." ; Nogo—I think "outing" would be more appropriate ,. than "trouting." Rodd—How so? Nogo—Well, don't you see that wherever you go you are out a clay's wages, out your railroad fare, out of mind and pocket, and out .of,fish when you get home? you'd if I Miss Only BRILLIANTS. ••We punjsh ourselves whenever we hate others. Sin will behave itself a year to have its way an hour. All true prayer is anointed with the blood of self-sacrifice. Remember that now is the day of .salvation; not to-morrow. We all hate solf when we see it crop out in sbmebody else. That is but an empty purse that is full of other folk's money. The man who will say a mean thing- will sooner or later do one. It is well to hope for success,- but it is much-better 'to deserve it. It tajfes some people a long 1 time to find out that it never pays to worry. We ought to find out that condemning other people will never justify us. To be contented with what we have is abpifit the same as to own the earth. To choose time is to save time, and an unreasonable motion is but beating the air.' Don^t worry about the opinions of others, 'but live so that you can always respect yourself. The' |nan who has the least in him is generally the one who talks the most about himself, , The ; essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having- it, to confess your ignorance, Profjperi'ty arid prudence are spelled differently, but they generally m.ean aboutHhe same thing. Maifjjind's struggle is upwards, in whicJj'niiUionb are trampled to death, that thousands may mount on their NATURE, say that the strongest micrpjj|gopes d* not, probably, reveal the Jojyest stages of animal life, sfrprn of the rhinoceros is not to the bone of the head, but gn the skin like « wa^t or corn, A sj|pies of ape, closely resembling the AJ||can gorilla, has been discev* ered o^th^ Mosquito coast, Jttcwagua, NaifjtiV 1 ' ph enlists - SQI- naturalists. have ( -$e.t been abje to soly^ the <jues- tion 'KJjfhy f, lobster turns? red wfren, hoilei tl Do/You Wish the Finest Bread and Cake? It is conceded that the Royal Baking Powder i§ the purest and strongest of all the baking powders, The purest baking powder makes the finest, sweet* est, most delicious food. • The strongest baking poW« der makes the lightest food. That baking powder which is both purest and strongest makes the most digestible and wholesome food. Why should not every housekeeper avail herself of the baking powder which will give her the best food with the least trouble ? Avoid all baking powders sold with a gift or prize, or at a lower price than the Royal, as they invariably contain alum, lime or sulphuric acid, and render the food unwholesome. Certain protection from alum baking powders can be had by declining to accept any substitute for the Royal, which is absolutely pure. M'eroly a Matter of Form. Dentist—I'm afraid it's too late to save that tooth, miss. It will have to come out. Self-Possessed Yottngr Woman— Is the corresponding tooth on the opposite side a sound one?" "Perfectly." "No probability that it will pet to "None whatever." "And this one that's aching—is it likely to keep my jaw swelled up as It is now?" "It is." •'Then take it out, doctor. It destroys the symmetry of my face." The Long- Lived Willow. One secret of the willow's marvelous tenacity to life is to be found, perhaps, in the fact that it sends its roots a long way in search of moisture. It was discovered, after an important aqueduct had caved in, that its walls were cracked and filled for .many feet with roots. These roots, it was discovered, came from willows at least thirty feet distant. Explained It Wife (late to breaktast)—"Mercy ! that cook lias ruined the steak. One end ia burned black and the other end is raw," Husband (who came . down early)— " 'Tisn't burned at all—just nice arid brown, that'sail. The other end is a little rare, but I like it that way." "Nonsense; I'll ring for the cook at once." "Cook's sick." "Then who broiled the steak?" "1 did." Two Kinds of Appearances. "You don't mean to say that the cashier is gone?" > "Yes," replied the bank official. "Dear me! He had such a pleasing appearance." "Yes. And such a displeasing disappearance." Irrigated Fruit .Lands. Did you see the fruit in the Idaho Exhibit at the World's Fair? Nothing finer, first premiums and all raised on irrigated land. It's sure, it's abundant, it's profitable, it's your opportunity. The country is new, the lands are cheap, and the eastern market is from 500 to 1, 500 miles nearer than tp similar lands in Oregon, Washington and California. Advertising matter sent on applioa* tion, Address E, L. JJomax, G, JP. & T. A., Omaha, Neb. u I I in I L I * , Misinterpreted. Bobbie— "What are descendants, father?" Father— "Why, the people who coma after you." Father (presently)— "Who is that young man in the passage?" Bobbie— "That's one of sister's descendants come to take her for a drive," The Ladles- 'The pleasant effect and perfect safety wjtij which ladies may use the California liquid laxative, Syrup of Figs, .imclpr all conditions, makes it their favorite remedy. To get the true and genuine article, look fqr the B8W °* 1* e California Fig Syrup Co,, printed near the bottom of > tbp package, ' _ ^ Of the W medical missionaries uj tvgjX are women. H and H, WP9Je» Goods, t ov cie»m»« might take a to," said Mm A Bright Suggestion. "This dyspepsia is a killing bhing," said Mr. Dumps to his wife; "it destroys all a man's ambition. There isn't anything that I take a pride in." "There's one thing you pride in, if you wanted Dumps. "What's that?" "You might take a pride in the fact that your wife was the best dressed woman in the neighborhood." She Wanted to Know. • _ . The city girl (summering in the country) — "Oh, dear I what a cunninglittle animal." The farmer— "Yessurn ; it's a yearling." The city girl (with interest)— "Indeed! And— er— how old is it?" The Absent Minded Critic. "What an absent minded fellow Plefferl, the critic, is!" "How so?" "Why, the other day he read a book that was sent to him only for reviewing!" DOCTORS ENDORSE IT. 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