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URY FARMING THE SUBJECT commence to rummer-fallow their
W. E. HUSTON
land as soon as the first rain comes
in the fall, tnelead of in the spring EDIBLE NESTS IN BORNEO,
iOI.O>El JUDSON TO INTRODUCE A and that way conserve the rnoirture tritar Tells of Experience la w^hhiny
Feathered Creatures of
the farmers agreeing to plow tl e
land eight inches deep instead of
tour inches. Further experiments
Edible birds’ uests are found in
Kt Mean* vl Sammer l-alluolat Altalla caa will be made next season on the
the cleft* of rocks or in under
Be draws «a Dry Laad- -Experiment«
summer-fallow, ns Mr. Miller is de ground caves which are frequent
beiat Made la Easters Orctoa.
(sirous of having something grown ly of great extent. John Mac
Gregor, in writing of a bird nest
Colonel R. C. Judson. industrial where at present nothing is grown ing eX|»-rience be had in Borneo,
HE ALSO HAS A LINE OF
agent of the O It. >t N. has return
saya: "Oil we went with about a
ed from a trip into Eastern Wash
dozen Dyaks, as the little bronze
ington, where he has introduced a A WONDERFUL INVENTION aborigines of this part of Borneo
are called, for guides. The eu
system of “dry farming," such as is
It is interesting to note that for- trance to the cave was so small
successfully carried on in Kansas
and Nebraska, says the Telegram I tunes are frequently made by the and so elevated that I had some
He finds that by Summer fallowing ! invention of articles of minor im- difficulty in reaching it. After
we had traveled for some little
the dry unwatered soil at certain i portance. Many of the more pop distance
we caute across the in-
seasons, the slight rainfall of the ular devices are those designed to evitable stream. The ground.
distiict is conserved and held in the benefit people and meet popular which was to a great extent com
All kinds of Fresh Vegetables tn Season,
ground until needed by the grow conditions, and one of the most in posed of .ire bed of the stream,
ing crops. Alfafa is said to thrive teresting of these thathas ever been wan rough and irregular. We
on this treatment, and certain farm invented is thd Dr White Electric were lighted on our way by torch
ers of the Inland Empire will try Comb, patented Jan. 1, ’99 These es carried by our Dya'k guides.
this system as an experiment. It wonderful Combs positively cure At last we came to a passage that Durkheimer Building.
seemed a veritable eye of a ueedle,
is believed it will be highly success dandruff, hair foiling out, sick and so hard it was to enter, for it
ful in this semi-arid section of the nervous headaches, and when used looked so narrow and confined
with Dr. White's Electric Hair that I despaired of ever getting
Colonel Judson said:
Brush are positively guaranteed through it. When I fairly got
The more I examine into dry-land to make straight hair curly in 25 squeezed into the breach I could
farming as it is couducted in Neb days time. Thousands of these force ntyself neither upward nor
H ouston N apton .
raska and Kansas, under wbat is elecltic combs have been sold in downward—for that was the di
rection of the passage—ami there
called the Campbell system, the the various cities of the Union, and
1 was, suspended like Moham
more I am impressed with the need the demand is constantly increas med's coffin or a trussed fowl. By
of such tilling of the soil in Eastern ing. Our agents are rapidly be dint of wriggling, however, I at
Oregon and Washington. Dry coming rich selling these combs last found nnself at the top of the
land farming as is conducted on They positively sell on sight. Send passage, minus a certain amount
farms that I have visited is the for sample. Men’s size 35c, ladies’ of skin and some buttons from my
raising of crops where the precipita 50c — (half price while we are in- tight-fitting khaki coat.
■‘Still on we jogged for the best À cl
tion is light, ranging from 10 to 13 trocucing them.) The Dr. White
inches, and that during the Winter The Dr. White Electric Comb Co., part of a mile, when, io and be
hold! the caves in which the birds
and up to May. The virgin soil or Decatur, III.
P ayette , I daho .
were breeding, and which were to
bench soil, as it is usually termed,
I be tin- limits of our underground
Bent Her Double.
is volcanic ash, with some silt or
wanderings. A faint glimmer of
wahing from the mountains It
. light could be seen through a rift
has good retentive powers, and it j “I knew no one, for four weeks, I in the rocks far above us, and it
being rich in mineral plant food when I was sick with typhoid and > was through this small rift, which
makes it ideal land, needing only kidney trouble,” writes Mrs Annie was a settled passage even to the
moisture to produce the finest of Hunter, of Pittsburg, Pa ,“and when Dyaks themselves, that the birds
passed in their journeys to and
crops. But water is needed, and I got better, although I had one of
their nesting grounds. Our
the source of supply, whether used the best doctors 1 could get, I was tit rival, of course, disturbed what
as nature brings it, or it is applied
ever bit ds were there, and they
artificially When rain falls upon hands on my knees when I walked. disappeared as best they could.
the land, whether hard or compact, From this terrible affliction I was 1 And there, for a time, we watched
some of it may penetrate the soil rescued by Electric Bitters, which the Dyaks going through their
and some of it may run olf. The restored my health and strength, gymnastics of robbing the birds’
proportion in either case depends and now 1 can walk as straight as treats, with their ropes and long
upon the heaviness of the shower, ¡ever. They are simply wonderful.” poles creeping along the high
I ridges ami ledges, in the lurid
the heaviness of the land and the ¡Guaranteed to cure stomach, liver i light of the torches, like unearth
slope. From what I have observed at kidney disorders; at City Drug I iy specters.
and from examinations of the soil, I Store, price 50c.
"These peculiar nests are built
find that when the soil is hard and
I by a species of swallow. The
• ▼ a*
compact, the moisture evaporates
. nests consist of shallow, cup
“Strange," raid the
shaped cavities, truncated at one
very rapidly from the surface into strong
cigar al>*< utuiiinlcdly.
the air. On the other hand, if the
“What’s strange?" asked the man side, where they ate attached to
i he rocks like brackets to a wall
land is plowed to the depth of eight with the meerschaum.
“I was thinking of u friend of tains [and forming something like a
or ten inches the rain percolates who claims to have found un ubsolutelv
two thirds segment of a circle. It
down deep into the soil, to be again perfect fountain pen.”
is not always easy to get at them,
brought to the surface by capillary
as they are sometimes glued to
■•ver gets out of order?”
“That’s what he says.”
the perpendicular sides of tlie solid
The man with the meerschaum pip* rocks high overhead, so that the
Last week I went to Frank coun-
SflM BAILEY, proprietor.
nest hunters have to scale these
t y Washiiigton, to examine the crop shook
“What do you think of it?” be askoti
condition in the vicinity of Wash
“I hardly know what to think of it
fine Wines, liqi'ors and Cigars
tucna to note their methods of farm He’s joined no liars’club that 1 know at them. In substance they con
of, and yet everything indicates that be sist of au elastic, semitt ansparent
ing and examine the seven different is wrakir g for a record."—Chicayt
fluents for Maryland Club Whisky.
mucilaginous material, which is
farms upon which It. B. Miller, gen Post
said to be ¡i secretion, or inacerat
eral freight agent, is testin» the rai
CLUB ROOMS IN CONNECTION
EVERYTHING [LST CLASS
cd food, from the crops of the birds
Pretty Far OAT.
sing ofdry-land alfalfa and also the A sunirti. r ru&ith t in a Xew Ham!» themselves.
Courteous and obli^nd Mixolojiits
growing of corn on summer-fallow. shire village, a Indy who. in Hora e
"As robbing these nests for
I found the acreage of wheat less ■dv world.” was making her first commercial purposes forms a part
this year in the county, owing to the j friendly <nl) of I’.ir season upon the of the Dyaks' means of livelihood,
the birds have frequently to build
fact of the land being summer-fallow I ‘ jaitly <»f an <»! I widower.
the kit her was at home, one of twice or even three times during
but the crops of grain are fully up i I lie Only
girls iM-iiig ul sent on a visit to the
to last year as far as one can judge j fiber sisier. wl..» bad been married the season before they are able to
hatch their offspring, and it is
from the yield. The grain is out of timing the ¡«a i wit ter. Naturally the
t hat each successive crop of
■ dk turned on the daughters.
danger and free from weeds Har
Yes.” said the father: “Mary made nests deteriorates in both con
vesting has just begun. .Now as re .’di real wi II But I don’ know’s I’ll struct ion and composition. The
gards the dry-land alfalfa, will say
nests built at the beginning of the
yoi: g man be< n comin here steady
All the latest styles and improved photographs In
that I never saw finer. May-sown aov for ivu year, an he’s no further season are bright and transput'
use to be had. Profile Panels, Artist’s Proof and
alfalfa, on soil where they had to go . on y< t. ma’am, than me un you.**— ent, and are consequently known
on the market as ‘white nests.’
Poacelain ptoceas. Photos finished in up to-date
150 feet to water, that was 15 inches : Month’s Con i anion.
But when they are robbed the
style upon application. All sizes from the smallest
tall, dark and of very rank growth;
next crop is not neat ly so pure in Ift
roots 13 to 14 inches in length, and
locket picture up to an H x to finished in Ari'to
ready for the first cutting, being
Platino or on any of the American papers.
partially in blossom.
The Carter House Barber Shop
<j ,||»r> opposite First Natiora! Bank.
On Mr. Coojier’s farm 51 miles
at Ontario, Lee Caldwell proprietor,
from Washtucna, I faind he had
is one of the most elegant tonsorial
sown an acre on regular hardpan
parlor.’ tn all Eastern < tregon. Hot
soil, and it was looking fine and the
and cold baths with a spray bath
connected Lei's old time friends
soil was dried out so that it was
are invited to call "n him while
hard to even get a sharp stick into
it It was new land, just plowed for
COLLM AN S HA If RISON
the first time. Another piece was in
MBS. CECELIA STOWE,
Orator, Eatre Nous club.
“oil that was simplv ash, one sink
ing in to the depth of two to three
176 Warren Avenue,
C hicago , III., Oct. 22,1902.
inches at every step
For nearly four years 1 suffered
Mr Cooper, who is one of the larg-
from ovarian troubles. The doc
tor insisted on an operati n ao the
est and l<est farmers in that county
only way to get well. I, however,
Is more than pleased and will put
strongly objected to an operation.
Mv busbar 1 felt disheartened a’
in a large tract next year and com
wAl as I, for Lome with a ? •
mence to diversify, raising hogs,
woman is a di«onK>late place at
l»e*t. A friendly druggist advised
cattle and horses on alfalfa His
him to jp t a bottle <.f XV ine <.f
corn was txtra fine, standing 4}
Cardui for me to try. ami I- ml
feet in height. This had iieeii culti
my recovary was v»r
vated four times, while at other
in eighteen u- r.5 I ”. jt an u*r
farms only one cultivation had l*en
given, and that standing three feet
To -um up: The experiments in
drv-land alfalfa and eorn on sum
mer fallow in that coontv are very
gratifying, and set at rest the fact
that the dry-land alfalfa will grow
to perfection there, also that fine
corn can lie grown on the summer-
I succeeded in securing promises
from some of the leading farmer» to •
Tropical 'nd Domestic
Fruits when in Season
1 am prepared to furnish my customers with the usual
high class goods and invite the public to call when desiring
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