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Farm, Home, Garden and D airy
C a ra
N e c e ssa ry W h a n
T h e m S k im m ilk .
Fe e d in g
A little thought given to raising
calves on skimmilk would be money in
tue pocketbook of almost any farmer.
A sklntmllk diet is artificial, and a calf
wife, Farmer, Gardner and Dairyman.
being raised on It needs more attention
by far thau one raised by its mother.
Calves are more sensitive thau one
CARE OF THE JEWEL CASE.
S O M E F A L S E E C O N O M IE S .
[ commonly thinks: therefore the milk
Some ot the worst blunders that are should always be just the same tem
H o w to C le a n and B rig h te n Real and made by tillers of the soil and those perature. A sitiglp feed of cold milk
A rtific ia l Stones.
engaged iu animal husbandry are the will cause Indigestion. This is a pret
Prepared chalk is the best nil round result of practicing shortsighted Ini ty serious thing with a young calf.
cleanser for jewelry of nil descriptions. tial economies—the attempt to save in No matter bow light the attack may
A small box of the chalk Is. as u mat first cost followed by Increased losses lie. It will retard the growth of the ani
ter of fact, as Important In the dress later on. To this class of economies mal for several days Stale or sour
ing case us a clean chamois leather, belong the purchase of scrub or cheap milk will have a like effect.
with which silver buttons and buckles grade sires tor the dairy or beet ^ r d s .
The right temperature is SK) degrees.
can be brightened. An excellent meth the use of poor seed on Itighi ugHjed If the milk In warm weather is sepa
od of combining the two Is that of in land wheu good seed costing
If rated Immediately after It comes from
closing the block of chalk in n leather more would give three times tlt^crnp the cow it is just about the right tem-
bag drawn around the ueck with a return, the use ot wornoilf m d dilap
t :; k *. will ’ll can be used both to keep idated machinery and tools when
It l.itact and to act as a polisher.
money would lie made hy the use of
l-’or gold chains there Is nothing to those new and up to dale. I lie plod
equal a p.tete made of chalk unit methy ding along in tile same old rut in the
lated slant, white u tine brusn must dairy without Hnhcock tester or cream
'j& m &
be used after tbe paste has dried on separator when money <-011111 be made
so as to clear It of powder and give a by tbe use of l»»fh, the refusal to buy
brilliant polish. Benzine is sometimes a manure spreader or oilier labor sav
employed by Jewelers In cleaning pre ing devices winch would make |xissl-
cious stones. It should not, of course, ble a maximum utilization of the vari
be ullowid to touch pearls or even tur- ous farm resources and. lastly, the
quolses. moonstones or opals, all of use of the old, played out fuel wast
which require the greatest cure in their ing stove and furnace when the new
treatment and are the first to show would do vastly hotter work at a mini
mum consumption of fuel.
signs of neglect.
This Is but a partial list of false
In the case of diamonds, sapphires,
rubles and emeralds the benzine treat economies, intt enough Have been men
ment may be tried, however, provided tioned !<• siiggesi 11 profitable line of
great care Is observed, as lieiiziue thought. This fault tun) be summa
rized in tile statement that the trouble
l'umes are very Inflammable.
The rings. If let Into claw settings lies In holding llie copper or nickel so
and other small Items, should be col close to one's eye that it ruins one's
lected and laid to soak In a little ben- perspective of the real value of things
rl'ie. after which the Jewels should ne and obscures the distant dollar or eagle
washed In ordinary soup and waier. that might be made were a more iu -
r r V E O F A KIND.
rinsed in cold water and finally puired telllgeul and enlightened policy adopt
on a cloth to drain. Experts further
pemture without additional beating
dip the jewels In alcohol, so us to evap
When the weather Is cool the milk
COME SILO A D V A N T A G E.
orate the remaining water, damp of
should he warmed artificially, and a
any description being certain to dull
thermometer should he applied to see
the surface of the newly cleaned stone. daring the past few mouths corn has that something neur !Ml degrees is
To keep Jewelry in sawdust is the not only spoiled from being left iu tbe reached. The thermometer you use
very best method of obvlutlug tbe eon field as a result of heavy snows, which for the churn serves After a calf is
stant cleaning which would otherwise made busking impossible. Imt consid two or three mouths old it is not so
be necessary, and it is an ex< ellent erable quantities of that which was sensitive us a younger one and may
plan to keep a small hag made or 1 ribbed also spoiled because it was safely be fed milk that Is cooler.
chamois leather in the dressing ease. not properly dried out wheu stored.
A separator Is a valuable asset in
Ailing this with sawdust and using It Hut tlull corn which was cut iu seasou raising calves by hand. The skimmilk
to bold all brooches, earrings and rings and put iu the silo was safe not only ! can he got to the calves soouer after
from frost damage, imt from possibil It has been taken from the cows, thus
which are not actually I d daily use
It is not. however, only real jewels ity of rot and mildew as well. There reducing the chance that it may be
which put u tnx on time and patlenee ought to be a suggestion in this all too come stale. Don't feed the calves sour
when away from home. The many sec general situation for tbe farmer who milk one day and sweet milk the next,
ondary gems which are used for buc would combine the best intelligence even If the milk in each instance is
kles. earrings and chains, as well as with brawn iu bis farming operations of the same temperature
the hatpins, which seem to get more There is no debating the question that that the calf Is fed out of should be
and more ornate every day. require
kept clean By using a foul pall It Is
eveu greater attention. Old paste is most economical method for handling possible to give a calf indigestion.
best cleaned with dry prepared elmlk this great cereal staple of the country.
The most common mistake farmers
The same treatment agrees also with It is none tisi early now to begin mak make In feeding skimmilk is that of
such stones as peridots or marqulsate.
overfeeding. One gullou of skimmilk
It is uever advisable to allow Imitation plates Installing oue next full, as a twice a day Is enough for any calf,
stones to become wet. while a damp study ot plaus and types of silos uo matter how large it is. A little
paste, moreover, which In some eases should be made, while a visit to sev more can be given to a calf more than
would do no harm to the gem Itself, eral farms where they are in success three months old without getting over
ful operation, coupled with inquiries the danger line, hut he careful. A calf
might loosen the setting.
made of the owners as to their expe thrives best wheu It is hungry. If it
rience with them, would lie time very bawls once in awhile It is good exer
CLEANING OF FUR3.
well spent. The greatest agricultural cise. A calf can gorge Itself on milk
leak iu the country today Is the result from the udder without dire Injury,
H o w It C a n Be D one by the U se of
of the present careless methods of hut wheu It gorges Itself on skimmilk
S im p le Rem edies.
handling the corn crop The use of It will pay the penalty In suffering and
Ermine and miniver are best clean the silo offers the best way out.
! may turn up Its hoofs. No more Is
ed with soft flannel. Rub the fur well
required because the milk has been
against the grain, then (lip the flannel
T H E L A W IN G C H A P .
skimmed than If It were whole. See
Into common flour and rub the fur un
We have In mind a fellow who Is that the calf gets just about the same
til clean: shake the fur and again rub
it with a fresh piece of soft, clean, new everlastingly at law about something amount each day.
flannel till the flour is out. Ky this or other, i ’urt of the time it Is be
cause he fancies be has been wronged
process the color of the ermine Is pre
C onven ien t M ilk in g Stool*.
served. and the lining need not lie re in some way by those with whom he
There are many kinds of milking
moved. Sable, chinchilla, squirrel, etc.,
stools being used by dairymen, hut
are cleaned with new bran, which time be Is a defendant in suits brought none as handy, cheap and easy to
must be warmed very carefully in a
make as tbe one suggested by a well
pan. but not burnt: therefore while been an offender In an attempt to get known dairyman. To construct one
waiting stir it frequently. Rub the
of these stools take either a piece of
warm bran Into the fur for some time, seemingly a strong believer iu the law 2 hy 4 . ten or twelve Inches long, or
shake it and brush until free trout
a round stick three or four Inches iu
bran. The fur will clean better If tbe folks suffer and a generous contributor diameter To tills nail a bonrd six
stuiflng and lining are removed and
Inches wide and ten or twelve inches
the article laid as straight and flat as ery. he now and then is hauled into
possible on a table or board.
Well brush the fur before it is clean It goes without saying that this chap
ed, and if there are any moth eaten is n mighty disagreeable person to get
parts they must be removed and re along with. Ills rating as a titan being
placed with new pieces. The follow away below par In the family as well
iu the community I II which be lives,
ing method is said to be adopted in
lie makes rich plucking for the law
Russia: Some rye flour is put into a
pan upon the stove aDd heated, being yers. who are tbs only ones who are
the gainers from the squabbles and
stirred constantly with the hand as
in which he becomes Involved
long as the heat can be borne. Then
the flour Is spread all over tbe fur aDd
rubbed in well
It Is then brushed
H o w to 8 a v o a B u rn e d Cake.
gently with a very clean brush or l>eai-
When cakes do the roost trying thing long. He sure to have the top and
en softly till all tbe flour is removed.
It is claimed that this method will to the baker—burn on the sides and bottom of up and down piece square
bottom—lustead of moaning over your at each end If the milking is done
make the fur appear almost new.
loss, seek to repair It. Unless the burn where there is a floor take four or five
is deep It will not alter the taste of the sixpenny uails. bite their beads off
H o w to K eep F in g e r s Sm ooth.
The bane of the average sewer or cake, tbongb perhaps it will la? a lit and drtve them Into tbe bottom until
embroiderer is tbe roughened first fin tle drier iu couseq neuce. It Is go un they stick oat ouly about one-fourth
ger This is particularly trying when sightly that it must be covered up at of an inch, to keep the stool from slip
one is nsing embroidery silks which any cost. Instea I of cutting off the ping. Many dairymen who have built
catch and rougheu easily. To keep the edges of the cske with a knife, as is and used this stool »ay there Is noth
bands in goNl condition wash them usual, try removing the black with a ing else to convenient and satisfac
carefully liefore beginning work and fine grater. This removes all the dark tory.
rub off all roughness with a flue er portlous and leaves a smooth sur
pumice stone. Then wash off with a face for Icing Clean. One sandpaper
little acetic acid, which can be bought ran be used in the same way. Tbe
Is# S y ltim In W atering Horses.
at any drug store. I f this is not at cake must be handled delicately and
linstaklng and experienced borse-
hand a good cider vinegar answers tbe not until cold, or It will fall and turn
bave proved beyoDd a doubt that
same purpose and makes tbe skin soft soggy. Ice ou the brown side, and If
ea aeem to be better nourished
burnt 00 tbe edges as well as bottom,
n systematically watered tiefore
particularly in small cakes, rover the
log and again two or three hours
sales a« «ell as tup with Icing.
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