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THE tPPMR M». MOINlfl9; ALGONA IOWA, WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER DAIRY AND POULTRY. INTERESTING CHAPTERS FOR OUR RURAL READERS. SncceMfnt. Fnrmftrs Operate This Department of the l"«rin—A Few Hints »» to *'»« Cnro «* H»e Sto«:k and roaltry. Hotter-Jinking In lint Weather. T is possible to make good butter in hot weather without a cellar ami without ice, but a good well is essential, writes Kendall Perry in Honse- keeper. There should also he a milk house, or, at least, a roo£ set on tour good uprights, and a tank r long trough that may be cov- ,, - ed. Discard the shallow milk pans and get the tinner to make deep pans with lids, or, if you prefer, make a cloth cover by stretching muslin over a hoop the size of the can. 1 like this method because it keeps out all dust, but does not exclude the air The trough connecting the milk tank and pump spout may be a home-made one, or you can buy iron piping for the purpose. Fill the tank at least twice a day. The water, as it warms, neec not be wasted. Ours passed through iron tubing into a watering trough in the next yard, wher'e"it was used for the stock. Our creamery cans hold three pailfuls of milk. They are skimmed as they are set'in the tank by the feminine portion of the household, but are always lifted in and out by the men. By keeping the cream pail in the lank a£d stirring the cream after each skimming, a good, uniform grade is always assured. Use a churn from which you can draw the buttermilk without lifting. Banish forever the old-fashioned dash churn and the washing of butter by hand or in a butter bowl. Use a thermometer, and churn just when it registers the correct degree. Do not try to get butter in ten minutes by hard churning. I do not begrudge fifteen or twenty minutes. When the butter comes in small granules like shot or peas, drain off the buttermilk, pour in a pailful of cold water, move the dasher briskly from side to side, but do not churn,, or you will have the butter in a compact roll. .Drain off this first water, add another pailful, repeat the washing, then take up the butter, salt it very thoroughly and work it with a cool paddle. When the salt has thoroughly permeated the butter, work it a second time until no brine flows from it. Sometimes it is better to let it stand over night before working it this last time. Pack it tightly in sone jars. Preventive AKH!IIB| IJlucklcR-. For several years frequent reports nave come to this bureau concerning the great mortality from blackleg among young stock in many widely separated districts of the United States. In some of the Southern and Western states especially, the annual losses from this fatal disease have been so great as to equal or exceed the losses of cattle from all other causes combined. These losses have been particularly felt by the progressive stock owners, as by far the largest percentage of the calves which became affected were either full-blooded or highly graded animals, which seem to be more susceptible to this disease than the ordinary common-bred stock. As the continued existence of this disease has a very detrimental effect upon the cattle industry in general, and especially upon those stock owners who, through untiring efforts and great expense, have endeavored to improve their herds, an investigation has been made by this earn oalf two doses of highly attenuate!] blackleg virus, with an interval of •m days between the inoculations. The rst inoculation is made with a very illtl vaccine, the so-called "first vmph." and the second one with, the tronger virus, the "second lymph," nrt in each case the vaccine is intro- uccd by means of a hypodermic yringe under the skin of the lower >art of the tail. This method, which s very inconvenient, esneclally where i large number of animals are to be rented, was later modified by a German scientist, Kitt, who reduced the process to a single injection with less attenuated virus, and who chose the oose skin on the side of the chest just )ehind the shoulder, for the point of noculation. Kilt's method has been adopted to a very largu extent In eastern 'Europe and northern Africa with very satisfactory results, and it has for that reason and on account of its simplicity, been taken as the foundation for the investigations made by this bureau. A "single vaccine" has been prepared in the pathological laboratory and subsequently tested on a larg number of calves in Texas, both com- | mon and high grade stock, and the results warrant the conclusion that this vaccine is in every way satisfactory. It is desired, however, before distributing this vaccine to stock owners in general to obtain a record of several thousand successful vaccinations. For this purpose a quantity of vaccine will be distributed' to such parties as may desire to make preliminary vaccinations and report the result to this bureau. Those slock owners will be pre- 'erred who already have experience in ,-accinating stock toy blackleg and are n possession of a vaccinating outfit. Explicit instructions will, however, be sent with the vaccine to secure uniformity of operation and to assist those without previous experience in vaccinations. Persons lacking the necessary outfit to test the vaccine should procure one if they propose to test the vaccine. It consists of a graduated 5 c. c. syringe with detachable needles, a small porcelain mortar and pestle, a glass funnel and some niters. This outfit cannot be supplied by the department, but must be purchased of some house which supplies such articles.* Upon applying for vaccine please answer the following questions: 1. To what extent does blackleg pre vail in your part of the country and how great is your animal loss from this disease? '>. What experience have you had in vaccinating calves against blackleg? 3. How many head do you wish to vaccinate and what class of cattle aro they, common, graded or full blood? 4. What is your express office »The outfit is prepared in accordance with the plans of this bureau to meet the temporary demand that may arise n introducing this vaccine. If vaccination should be extensively adopted as a preventive of this disease similar outfits will, no doubt, be for sale by other dealers furnishing this class of supplies. Until this may be the case, the unusual course of mentioning a dealer by name in a department publication is followed. D. E. Salmon, Chief of Bureau of Animal Industry. Approved: James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture. hat the men starved the po-^v fowls •which was the cause of this voracious eagerness for rations from the house int now I know it is nothing but devilry, pure and simple. Again, no sjon- jr is a hed nicely made than some evil- minded biddy, possessed with the spiril of the father of lies, selects tha. particular place for a nest and deposits aii egg. a good thing in Us place, but not a suitable decoration for a sleeping apartment, and having accojupllshed this feat, off she goes raising a racket that sets the housewife's nerves a-tremble. About the barns and feeding pens it is the same story over again. When the horses are fed a dozen clamorous fnssy hens gather about each feed box and a good large share of the tired horse's dinner goes to appease their Insatiable appetites, to say nothing of the injustice of disturbing the honest equine laborer during his short interval for rest and refreshment. "With pigs, cows and sheep it is the same; the ever present hen must have a share of their food as well as ot everything that can he picked, plucked or stolen all over the farm. Then if a particularly nice set of harness is hung carefully to itself, that set of harness is the chosen roost of some half dozen enterprising chickens and the results are'distress- ing. The family buggy, too. is not neglected, and the Sunday reflections of the family about starting for church would lot make good reading. I have also lad another object lesson along dilfer- nt lines, hut still connected with the loultry. A writer in a late Colorado laper has the following: "Uecause a man is a man, should he have all the FLASHES OP FUN. "She is a decided brunette isn'l she?" "Very. They say her husband ean't call his soul his own."—Puck. "Is it any fun getting a man to teach you how to ride the wheel?" "Fun! Why I've been taught three times."— Life. "Was it a restful place out at that country boarding house?" "Yes; in the parlor was a sign which read. "This piano is closed for repairs.' "—Chicago Record. LAST MONTH or tlio TcnneuBCc Ceiitenntnt ami Indus trlnl Imposition. The month of October closes tliis grpnt er-it of nil Expositions ever held in the South, nnd next to the Columbian, the best ever held in this country. For the closing mouth, special attraction* hnve lieeu nr- rnnReJ. and the. rntea from all parts of the. country hnve been inmle lower than etev before known. The location (Nashville. Tenn.) is on the main line of the Louisville & NiiRhvllle Hnilroad. directly on its through car route between the North nnd Honth. mid the trip in either direction vln that city can b« made a<< cheaply, if not cheaper, thnu vin any other route. Ask your ticket, agent for rates, or write to ('. P. At more. General Passenger Agei.t, Louisville, Kv.. for rates nnd information GRAINS OF GCtLD* Envy kicks its keeper. Dull tools do little harm. ft i» difficult work to keep hid from yourself. Trusting God without effort is an abuse of sense. Living without God, is risking the loss of two wen-ids. If the man does not Snow at ten, he will not at forty. HOC CHOLERA Fur the ANT1-TOX1NE* Onto of Hod \Tlictr« ChlckoiiH Kule. There is an old "gag" about tbose brutes, farmers, shooing, dogging and stoning the chickons away from barnyard and feed pens, that I am heartily tired of and would like to see suspended beside the picturesque cabbage head of ancient tradition, writes Cora Hawkins in the Texas Stock Journal. Nothing in the way of a lesson is quite as effective as an object lesson and such a one has been my portion this present season. Heretofore screens have kept the larger fry and the old hens from gardens and out of mischief. Bu tnis year we eschewed such luxuries good things of this earth? Must he mve the horses, the cows, the .hogs and sheep, and then have the chickens, too? Shall he not then have the whok> earth with a barbed wire fence around it?" fimR was when the farmer's wife had :he proceeds of the poultry yard for pin money and she sometimes flew high with the results of sales of eggs ana spring chickens, but now, somehow or other, the chicken money goes into the family purse, which IB, nine times out of ten/ controlled by the "man of the family;" that uncrowned monarch who grudgingly doles out to those who have done their full share towards earning the available finances such pittance for household requirements and their own personal expenses as ho in his wisdom thinks ought to be enough for them. Not all farmers, it is true, grudge the money their wives spend, and tie proportion of those who recognize tftat their matrimonial partners arc entitled to a share of the rewards as well as the trials of their mutual business is, wo are glad to say, increasing; but if the men could be for a short time in the places of their hard-working, patient wives and realize how hard it is to lave to ask for every cent of spending money, thai would be an object lesson hat would be worth millions of dollars o the women of our agricultural districts and make life easier and pleas- anler for them for all time. Uronils KunnliiB ToscUier. When the hatching season ends the different breeds can run together in one flock, says American Poultry Keeper. It would be an advantage to have no males with them, but it will not injure the stock should the males and hens be of different breeds. Some breeders contend that when a hen is kept with a male of a different breed her pyogeny will never again be up to standard requirements in points, but we have never known any injurious results from such a course if 'the breeds are separated two months before the eggs afe to be used. We have known of the separation of the breeds to occur only ten days before using the eggs, and in the experiments made we found the influence of the male to extend only five days. We advise more time, however, and suggest two months, in order to bp sure that no mistake will occur. It 1, expensive to keep the breeds separatc< vcopleucxt door immt be queer." •Why."' They've lived there more than month, I've never seen the postmnn stop at their house.'' ••Ob. well, mnybe the mnu prefers to hnve lhe bills sent to his otllco." Tli«re In n Clnim of People Who arc injured by the use of coft'ec. Recently there has been placed in (ill the 1 grocery stores a new - preparation called OH A1N-O made of pure grains, thut takes the. places of eoft'ee. The most delicate stomach receives it without distress, and but few can toll it from coft'ec. It does not cost over Ji us much. Children may drink it with [M-eat benefit, 15 ets. nnd :.',"> cts. per package. Try it. Ask for OHA1N-O. Knew lllo AVnyH. "Why do you sav wo will bo perfectly snfo If we elope on fl rnilrond train?" "Because rmpa won't pursue us until lie .;an get u puss." Slntke Into Tour Shoes Allen's Foot-Ease, a powder for the feet. It cures painful, swollen, smart Prevention «nd Cholera. Prf-pnrcd from tho Wood ol'horses Immunized /initial the biiellll of HPR Cholonv Wo «H ir- taiiee lo cure the disease, nlso loin, .unlxo ) rrt* o, swlnr lu-nlnst. lies choiev* Infceilon. ThispicnnrntlonlB n scientific one nnd is ns cff( i-iive in hops us DtpthrrilU- Anlltoxitie sin ciiildrfii- We invite the attention of breeder* of One hoes i-'or ti.rthcr particulars nddrcss JN"i. T. MII.LVKKN & CO., BactenoloKlo Ue- •nnrtmrnt. St. Louis, Mo. The tobacco ]>lont lias been thoroughly uaturnliKed iu alt parts of thejvorld. Ucncl the Advertisement*. You will enjoy this publication much better if you will get into the habit of readiuR- the advertisements. They will nfl'ord a most interesting Rtud'y and will put you in the way of getting some excellent bargains. Our advertisers are reliable, they send what they advertise. \ poor young man out nt tho elbows does not feel like laughing in his sleeves. llon'l Tolmfro Sjiil mil Union" Vonr lift »it.iy. To milt tobacco easily and forever, beina?- uolie, full of life, nerve and vigor, take No- To-line, tho wonder-worker that makes weak men stroiiR. All druggists, 50o or $1. Cum nimranteed. Uookletandsnmplefree; mlil.- •jerlhiK Homody Co.. Uhlcago or Now York. The man that sells a ipmrt of berries foi n ])iut is a Ki'eon grocer. •rmnncnU.vCiiriMl.>onisi)nicvvoiisiiiiRsnriot lr»t (Uiv'H \i»o of Dr, Klinr'n Oi-ent Nnrvu Jtestoror. K^nil fn'i-KlUOB 8a.«« trhil ImlUo "".I I™..M»P. )n. n, II. Kl.lNK.Uil.,n31 Avch St., IMiiluJi'ljililii, l'iu A hog mil}' be a squealer, but ho novel gives anything away. HM gtttNEiyS LETTEB About Change of life. •'1 suffered for eight years and coitld find no permanent relief until onoycat ago. My trouble was Change of Life. I tried Lydin, E. Pinkhn.m's Vegetable Compound, and relief cumo nlmost immediately. I have taken two bottlcS of the Vegetable Com* potindj thrco boxes of Pills n,nd bavG also need the Bana- tivo Wash, a.tul innSt Jeay, 1 have never had anything help so havcljottor health than I ever had ill my life. I feel liltij a'new peraon, i5cr j •oolly strong. I give tho Compound all the credit. I have recommended it ,o several of my friends who ore Using t with like results. It has cured mo of several female diseases. I would not do without Mrs. Pinkham's remedies for anything. There is no need of so much female suffering. Her remedies nro a mire cure."—Mns. ELT,A KniNEB, Cuightstown, UcnryCo., Ind. . , ing feet and instantly takes the sting nn t of corns and bunions. It is the greatest comfort discovery of the age. Allen's Foot-Ease inalces tight-fitting or new shoes feel easy. His a certuni L'ure for sweating, callous and lint tired, aching foet. Try it to-day Sold by ull druggists and shoe .stores By mail for 2r.c. in stamps. Tria paukngo KKEK. Address Allen S Ohusteil, Le Hoy, N. Y. The fnct. is noted that with Mrs. Hirseb' fl 800 000 the total amount of tho Hirsch •hurilies is $H.i«)l),(X)0. _____ Vutaiit PolnturH. No-To-HiU! for fifty <!cnts. Giinrnnlccrt lobiiceo linlilt t'liro. nmkps woah moi iliutiK, bloudimro. MIc. H. All druKiruits. "Defend me," is my doily prayer, ••From pitfalls nnd from whirls, And Keep me from'Unit, crowningsuari Tiioy cull tho summer girl." - Vegetable Sicilian Beautifies and restores Gray Hair to its original color and vitality; prevents baldness; cures itching and dandruff. A fine hair dressing. B. P. Hall & Co., I'rops., Nashua, N.H. Suhl hy nil Druggists. VV. N. U. DCS Mollies. No. 39— Whoa nilvorllromonti pleuni nienllou i Ills paper. OPEN To ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE 1VE USE OF THE WORD " CASTORIA" AND ""PITCHER'S OASTORIA," AS OUR IKAUb MARK. J DR SAMUEL PITCHER, of By'annis, Massachusetts; was the originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," tho same IMS 'borne ami does now Tn a recent expired patent is shown K clever mechanism, by menus of which D shaft was ..-hocked or stopped three times during one revolution by ««•'»« of it swinging pcnduhim, proviiIcrtj U four .shoulders, as is shown. v llu: sh.itt was provided with Ihrec iinns. which worked within the pendulum, and alternately engaged the shoulders. .1 hi hceond illustration shows UVu years which are alternately roUited iu oppo bite direct).ms by Ihe. continuously ro tniug mutilated centnil pinion, N Her< „. thing is marked '•I'iitent.ed ' as ol : date not-of its patent, but of the .at m mi earlier patent to the same paten tee, upon which it is an improvement the H S. circuit, court, recently liel thill- the inventor had not. comphe with the law and so could not eollei damages for infringement 1'iirtie.s desiring free rnlovinatum i to patcntt; should address Sues \- < > patent- experts, Hoe UniMing, Omaln Kebriiska. There IK no roue with»"t u thorn, No joy without it sorrow; Tlie pants thut creases now adorn Will ho boggy-kneed to-morrow. HOC CHOLERA CURED. Uiie llutllo of HOB Cholera Cure Free to Kvwry Farmer. \Vc will «lve lo one fnrmer In cucli township •n Ihc IJiJiu.l Suitus wuo IIIIK si«U Uoii« one ImiurU I ot'le of \\ in. Hull's HOB tilioleru Curo 'ieo cllveexi I-CHS offlee and number uf IID-^H. Ml It costs is Hie exp es.s elmryi'H unil u report -.r UIB results of ualTw It. Try it, llien lia/it 1'lie AVin. HullMfiluiin" i'o . Si. l^ouls, iio. Tho Hanlc of England contains silver i. pots which hftve lain in its vnnlls s-inc.. IIIIHI. ^/-xf y•$/r e ^st.~ a ° 11 cvcri J tear the fae-simile denature of C^^^%^/. wrapper. This is the original "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," which has been <, S ed in the homes of the -mothers of America for over thirty i/ears. LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and see that it is the kind you have always bought ^~& """^ ^ onine the and has the eignalurc of******* "««**" Capper. r Wo one, has authority from me to uso my name except The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher M President. ~^ /2 . ,^i/ J a -n March 8, 18971- Q&*~~£S<A*A**~**.J>. Do Not Be Deceived. Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting a cheap substitute which some druggist may offer you (because he makes a few more pennies on it), the ingredients of which even he docs not know. "The Kind You Have Always Bought" DEARS THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF Insist on Having The Kind That Never Failed You. THC CCNTAUn COMPANY, 77 MURB»V STRUCT. HEW YORK CITV. 3Z.9 ' A TYPICAL SHROPSHIRE RAM. Kr«»« to IliiiinwoekBi-B. Illustrated Idaho literature sent freo to homeseekers. Write D. H. Currier, 4'.i'i IM Kulle Ave., Chicago. 111. _ 1 If there were Imt one potato in Hie world n enrofnl (MiltiviUor might promise I'rom il H),t)Wl.()l)0.l>Ol) iu ten yours, nuil thut would supply the world with seed once more. To t.'ur« roiiHtiptiiloii (''ontver 'I'liki- ('iihrnrolH Ciiiiily rnllmrll). Ilieor-J.'io. II C.C.I', lull to i.-ui'O. ilrut'i!l»ls r.ili:ii.1 iiionuv The French iimbaKsudor to (ireat Untiiin is the best puid nnibnssudor .in the world., ills yearly salnry being tWI.OO'J. Hull's t'aUu-rli Cure IK u constitutional cure. Price, Toe, fi l N S ^ b "*^^ ^^- / AMMUNITION, POWDER, SHOT, - SHELLS LOADED TO ORDER. W. P. CHASE, i? 8B 55? . . . BICYCLES AND BICYCLE TENTST CAMPERS' AND ' HU MO.NB5. IOWA'. Iu (jenuuiiy tliere in stitution for' tench ing bu tailoring nuil I'Ufk ug. " ediiciitiomil in- the teclniiiiue of bureau with a view of devising some measure through which the steadily increasing losses might be arrested or reduced as much as possible. In Europe, where this disease has long prevailed, the animal losses in certain badly infected districts became so disastrous rattle raising had to be abandonee. 'About fifteen years ago three French scientists, Arloing, Corneyiu and 'Thomas, succeeding in producing a vaccine against blackleg, which is now ex- fen,sively used in many countries where !}te disease prevails to a serious extent. metboA consist!* la, injecting into and experimented on the "forage" plan to its extremest limit. Every living creature connected with the poultry yard has enjoyed absolute liberty, except poor me, and the result is thnr I would make soap grease out of every fowl on the place, line or otherwise, before I would again be tormented as I have this year been, No sooner do dishes commence to clatter In the preparation of a meal than somebody must mount guard 19 keep the table from being cleared by wholesale and our victuals from disappearing from the plates l>y ret^U, My for«|v impression in summer. More fences are required and frequently the separation must'be accomplished by confining the hens. We have always allowed all of the hens to run together after the hatching sea-' son is over, and have done so lor thirty years, with no injurious effects resulting therefrom so far as the purity of the breeds was concerned. Teach your wife, sister and daughter to harness before you se»<J thert off on errands with "Old Tom." Such knowledge m*y prevent a serious ^ccl^ent some time. Knowledge Is power evep j» this line. j^a ?w. ,.!„.* ^^.*. fa the oldi'Hl anil bctt. It will lii-eak lip n vulil qulckc: thttii ttiiyUiluis clsi\ Itlealwaviirvllublu. Try it. Mr Rider 'Huggard lins. tiuishcd a new novoVdo'iliug 1 with .Boor life, entitled "The Swallow.' 1 . Mrs. AViuv'ow'H'Sootlilug Syrup ^uten uiuUcollv. -d tflHa u Uoltiu, "Woman," said Uie leutiuer, "»<> puu gold." "Teh," interrupted a thoughU'u m n rear beul'money Cure for Cpuhuuiptum is the of till uoug'a . ares.- (Joprge W- fcucher, ^tt,, August SttjJWi , at Standard of the World ==• .. TO ALL! II; is d<?sirable * ^ **•»&» j| to have a good loQking'bieych as well ^ as a strong one, (tlso that,'' should possess l| greater strength and later inipro wnents than ~^ any other wheel. This describes the Colum* I bia. To the eye it is beautiful—to tho rider ^ it gives unequaled satisfaction. To be safe H and satisfied yoii should ride no other except | Hartford Bicycles, S| Bettor than any except CeiitwMaf, POPE Caution; Thf Columbia Photographic Contest closes October first, of i * i&^

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