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successive crops, as me seed may L b
sown from early spring until quite late
in summer. It belongs to the kale fam
ily, nnd when seeded thickly in rows
it produces small, tender stalks nnd
grows wherever kale can be produced.
It is really a valuable acquisition to the
list of garden plants, as well as being
a profitable crop for field culture.
To Pc.troy rabb g - Worms.
Handy Chicken Ronot.
In many poultry houses the manner
In which the roosts are placed in posi
tion is a source of annoyance when
time comes to clean out the bouse In
order to avoid the difficulty of getting
around under the roosts, b. they should
be placed crosswise a frame made of
about 2x4-lucb material, six feet wide
and nearly as loug as the building in
which they are to be placed. Hang the
frame, a, at one side to the wall by
heavy strap or T-hinges and support
the other side by props, d, placed under
It or a couple of pieces oft stout wire
rope, c, hung from the roof. The
roosts can then be let down out of the
way when the house Is being cleaned,
and they also can be scraped oft and
washed with lime, either with a brush
Pests of the cabbage family are best
controlled by the use of the following
insecticide: Pulverized resin. 5 pounds;
concentrated lye, 1 pound; fish oil, 1
pint: water 5 gallons. Make this into
a stock solution by placing the oil.
resin and one gallon of hot water in j
an iron kettle, heating until the resin
Is softened. After this add the concen
trated lyecarefully and stir the mixture
thoroughly. Add four more gallons of
water and boll the whole mass until
the mixture will unite with cold water,
making a clear, amber-colored mixture.
This mixture should make five gallons
of stock solution. When this is used,
F. A. Sirritte, of the Geneva Experi
ment Station, advises preparing it by
combining one gallon of the stock solu
tion with sixteen gallons of water,
three gallons of milk of lime and oue-
fourth pound of Paris green. The wa
ter, resin ami tnllk of lltne is added. In
every case where this mixture is prop
erly applied good results were obtained.
Gathering Cow Pens.
My method of gathering them Is t
long way ahead of the common way ol
hand picking. Take a heavy chain and
fasten on a No. 20 Oliver chilled plow,
or auy other heavy plow. In same man
ner as you would if wishing to turn
under a tall growth. Buckle hip straps
on harness so short as to hold plow out
of ground. Take wheel aud jointer oft
of plow; let tow come between team
aud plow, just skim enough surface to
cut pea stalks off. The stalks will be
caught by the chain and dragged until
enough gathers to raise cbaiu, then thej
will drop out under chain and chain
will then gather another bunch In like
manner. Size of bunches will be regu
lated by weight of chain. If gathered
in this way early in the morning while
roosts are whitewashed frequently the they are tougli none will shatter. This
filth will be lessened. A spray pump I fix is superior to any patented pea har
Is excellent to use for this whitewash vester I have yet seen. I gathered my
ing process.—American Agriculturist.
last year's crop in this manner with
great success.—P. B. Meyer.
To Control the Potato Scab.
"Another year's experience confirms
my statement made a year ago that one
The 2-year-old Shorthorn heifer, Bap-
can control potato scab by the use of. ton Vanity, is a roan, bred and owned
a rye sod, if this Is done in the right by Mr. J. Deane Willis, Bapton Manor.
way. This is the fifth year of an ex
periment on two acres of land that had
become so Infested with scab that a
decent crop of potatoes could not be
grown. Five successive crops of pota
toes have been grown in this land, turn
ing a rye sod under each spring, and
the seed used a portion of the time has
not been wholly free from scab and has
been untreated with any solution to kill
the germs, but the crop is above the
average in smoothness. The seed last
spring, coming from Northern Ohio, had
more scab than seemed safe, but so far
as examination of the hills now Indi Wiltshire. England. She is very large
cates, the crop will be all right. If the for her age, being wide and deep in
rye can be turned during a hot spell front. She was first at the show of the
In the spring, It makes the soil a little Bath and West Society at Cardiff.
acid, and that is fatal to the scab germs.
Fighting Hog Cholera.
Two years of that treatment practically
If the hog cholera should break out
cleaned the field.’’—Alva Agu, in Ohio
on our farm, then all the pigs that have
been exposed to ft should be confined in
For an Amateur Carpenter.
small lots so as not to spread the dis
The honesty of hand-made furniture ease on the farm. The pig that has th$
is always attractive, particularly if it cholera should be confined lu a pen to
is made without glue in the good, old- Itself, aud It should be sprayed three ot
fasbioned style, with wooden bolts to four times each day with chloro-naph
hold the supports together. The ac tholeum, twenty parts water to one of
companying design for a bench is artis the chloro, and the floor of the pen
tic in its simplicity and might easily should be white with slacked lime, and
be copied by any amateur carpenter. if the pig dies, if it can be done, haul
The ends are cut in a pattern out of a some logs and wood nnd burn it In th«
thick board, as In Fig. 2. and are held pen where It died, but if not, be sur«
together by a beveled bar, which, pass that every cholera germ Is killed on th«
ing through the supports, is firmly held way from the pen to the place wher«
the pig Is burned. By using such vigor
ous measures we have jucceeded It
stamping the cholera out several timet
on our farm.—James Riley, In Farmers'
Tn 28 days not a scrap of food or
nourishment of any kind passed the
lipa of Milton Rathbun, of Mount Ver
non, N. Y. When he began his voluu-
t tv fast he weighed 210 pounds; his
ui> tinenee caused the loss of 42 pounds
and it has caused him no apparent in
Animal Food for Young Turkey«.
As long as the supply of insect food
In place by wooden pins, as shown in
Fig. 1. A simple contrivance, but noth lasts the young turkeys will make rap
id growth, but as soon as you notice
ing could be stronger.
the grass disappearing aud insects less
The Pin Sty.
abundant, begin feeding a sinnll quan
The pig sty Is filled with materials tity of meat to the young turkeys at
for absorbing manure, but they are not night, so ns to promote and continue
cleaned as frequently as should be the the growth. You should not aim to get
case. In winter, If the yard contains them very fat. What yon should de
absorbents, they become soaked during sire is to secure as large frames and
rains and are disagreeable locations bone as possible, so ns to have some
for adults or pigs. The pig prefers a where to crowd on the meat and fat
dry location, as it suffers severely on later on. Hence do not allow them to
very cold days. The materials In the cease growing, but push them until
pig yards will be of more service If
for market putting them up for
added to the manure heap and a plenti ready
the purpose of being fattened about ten
ful supply of cut straw thrown into days before selling.—Exchange.
the yard In its place. The covered shed,
or sleeping quarters, should be littered
Borer« in Apple Tree«.
a foot deep with cut straw, which may
If the trees have already been Infest
then be thrown into the yard, but the
yard should always t>e cleaned out af ed the borers must be taken out with a
ter a rain and dry material then added. sharp knife or killed In their boles by
Inserting a sharp wire. After the tree«
have been freed from them, prevent
The new forage plant—Cerman rape their further attacks by scrubbing the
—which has been praised so highly for trunks once or twice a year with
stock Is now known to be one of the strong soaphuds. If the trunks are cov
best and cheapest garden crops that ered with rough bark, remove this by
can be used for “greens," being su scraping. It is very difficult to rid an
perior to kale In rapidity of growth and orchard of borers sfter they are once
yield of leave«. It can also be used for established.
Scenery, altitude, sunshine and air,
constitute the factors which are rapid
ly making Colorado the health and
pleasure grounds of the world.
Here the sun shines 857 days of the
average year, ami it blends with the
crisp, electric mountain air to produce
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a climate matchless in the known
The Secret Service has just unearthed world. No pen can portray, no brush
another band of counterfeiters and secured can picture the majestic grandeur of
a quantity of bogus bills, which arecleverlv
executed." Things of great value are al the scenery along the line of the Denver
ways selected for imitation, notably Hos & Rio Grande Railroad in Colorado.
tetter’s Stomach Hitters, which has many Parties going East should travel via
imitators but no equals for disorders like this line which is known all over the
indigestion, dyspepsia and constipation.
world as the Scenic I ine of the world.
Street car drivers in Skagway, For any information regarding rates,
Alaska, are paid $4 a day.
time tables, etc., call on or address K.
I believe I’iso’s Cure is the only medi C. Nichol, general agent, 251 Wash
cine that will cure consumption.—Anna ington street, Portland, Or., or any
11. Ross, Williamsport, Pa., Nov. 12, '95.
agent of the O. R. & N. Co., or South
Plumbing is taught in the London ern Pacific Company.
Improved Train Equipment.
The O. R. & N. and Oregon Short
Mothers will find Mrs. Winslow's Sooth
ing Syrup the best remedy to use for their Line have added a buffet, smoking and
Children during the teething period.
library car to their Portland-Cliioago
Evolution of an Ocean,
through train, and a dining ear service
THE NEW PACIFIC—By Hubert has been inauguarated. The train is
equipped with the lateet chair cars,
The events of the past year, in the day coaches and luxurious fiist-class
war with Spain and the acquisition of and ordinary sleepers. Diiect eonnec-
new domain, resulting in a revival of lion made at Granger with Union Pa-
trade and phenomenal industrialism, cific, and at Ogden with Rio Grande
invest with fresh interest the Pacific line, from all points in Oregon, Wash
ocean, round which cluster so many ington and Idaho to all Eastern cities.
For information, rates, etc., call on
The author begins his work with any O. R. & N. agent, or address VV.
a sketch of the war with Spain, the II. Hurlburt, General Passenger Agent,
causes which led to it and the resultant Portland.
issues, as preliminary to the glimpses
The oyster crop of Chesapeake bay
of history and description of the coun
tries in and around the Pacifio, their diminishes each year.
resources, commerce, climates, mines TO Cl'RE A COLD IN ONE DAY
and manufactures, with a glance at the Take Laxative Bromo "Quinine Tablets.
old-time traffic in trinkets and furs, on All druggists refund the money if it
account of the important voyages of fails to cure. E. W. Grove’s signature
circumnavigation, science and discov I is on each box. 25c.
ery, the great gold gatherings, and
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kindred topics. The Bancroft Com
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local organization of the trade.
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No one cressing the continent can
W'ir turn this from experience in every
afford to cut Salt Intke City from his
route. The attractions of the place, department of life. Good clothes are most
including the Mormon Temple, Taber serviceable and tvear the longest, Good
nacle and Church institutions, the food gives the best nutriment, Good
Great Salt Lake—deader and denser medicine. Hood's Sarsaparilla, is the best
than the Dr-ad Sea in the Holy Laud— and cheapest, because it cures, absolutely
the picturesque environment and the
warm sulphur and hot springs, are CURES, tvhen all others fail.
greater to the square yard than any lo-
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The Kio Grande Western Railway,
connecting on the East with the Den
ver A Rio Grande and Colorado Mid
For an hour a balky horse in Boston
land Railways and on the West with
the Southern Pacific (Central Route) delayed traffic by holding up a line of
aud Oregon Short Line, is the only thirty trolley cars. Blazing paper wak
transcoutiuetual Hue passing directly held under the animal’s nose and vari
through Salt Lake City. The route ous other means adopted to start the
through Salt Lake City via the Rio refractory creature. At last, when the
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the year round. On account of the into his ear, he dashed off at a two-
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