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Bellefonte, Pa., July 30, 1920.
—XKeep all poultry manure dry un-
til next spring and then apply it to
the garden and special plants.
Milk is approximately 88 per
cent. plain water. Unless this is sup-
plied in sufficient quantity and in a
palatable form, milk can no more be
produced than if the cow is underfed.
— Paint is a great beautifier. A
coat or two of paint has sold many
houses and perhaps kept many own-
ers from trying to sell. As an in-
vestment in upkeep paint saves the
high cost of building materials.
—The higher the breed of cattle,
the better is the beef. New York,
Philadelphia and Boston demand
heavy cattle in their purchases. A
good bull is just as good as a stag
as far as market value is concerned.
__More animals are needed on many
farms. There are many farmers
now buying meat; some without milk
and butter; others where eggs and
poultry are not as abundant as they
should be. Raise more animals and
sell less grain and hay.
—Clover is playing an increasingly
important part in the economy of the
farm, both as a concentrated feeding
stuff and as a fertilizer. Nothing
should be left undone to secure a good
crop. The two common causes of
failure are wetness of the land and
lack of lime.
— Wonder if the labor leaders can
answer this question, put by a New
Jersey State Grange: “Why should
the farmer and his wife work from
early dawn to late at night to pro-
duce cheap food for workers who are
tying up industries so that they may
work for wages far beyond the farm-
er’s hope of compensation for his long
hours of labor?”
—Humus is the dark upper surface
of freshly tilled soil formed by de-
cayed leaves and other materials. It
increases the water-holding capacity
of soil; it aids in the decomposition
of mineral matter; it fixes ammonia,
which contains nitrogen, thus prevent-
ing it from leaching out of the soil;
it renders soil light, mellow and fri-
able. ' Humus is necessary for fertile
— For breeding bacon pigs great
care should be taken to select a pure-
bred animal, as in breeding for a
cross-bred boar the progeny are mev-
er so even or uniform in character.
A pure, well-bred animal will, as a
rule, transmit his qualities to his pro-
geny, and give much more satisfac-
tory results, both in producing a pig
that will grow and fatten rapidly, and
in obtaining top price when marketed.
—The bull must not be underfed
when young nor kept overfat when
matured. He must not be used too
heavily before he is matured. Bet-
ter results are obtained by gentle but
firm handling, but never by abuse.
Never allow him to get the upper
hand at any time; he must not realize
his enormous strength. Give him
plenty of exercise; it is a mistake to
keep him confined. Do not trust a
bull at any time. It is not the “gentle”
bull that does the damage.
The National Breeders and Fanci-
ers’ Association of America has in-
dorsed the “Better Sires—Better
Stock” movement. Through its secre-
tary, the association has notified the
United States Department of Agri-
culture of its aim, through better
sires, toimprovethe quality of fur-
bearing animals raised in confinement.
In addition to raising animals kept
primarily for fur, members of the as-
sociation also breed such creatures as
rabbits, cavies, and mice used as pets
and for scientific purposes. The value
of pure-bred siresis especially great
for classes of animals like those men-
tioned because of their prolificacy.
American honey is becoming in-
creasingly popular in Great Britain.
On account of the shortage of sugar
the English people have taken readily
to its use, and it now seems prob-
able that the demand will continue ev-
en after sugar again becomes plenti-
ful. The clear, strained honey in the
glass has the best sale, the preference
being for California honeys, according
to reports issued by Bureau of Mar-
kets, United States Department of
Agriculture. In 1914 the total impor-
tations by the United Kingdom were
approximately 2,600,000 pounds. By
1918 this had increased to 36,500,000
pounds, valued at $13,150,000. The
United States contributed more to
these totals in 1918 than any other
country, its share being 16,000,000
pounds valued at $5,500,000.
Manure is recognized as one of the
finest fertilizers obtainable for the
farm. The Bureau of Statistics,
Pennsylvania Department of Agricul-
ture has estimated that the manure
produced on the farms of the State,
each year, has a market value of the
enormous sum of $61,069,101.
The manure produced by the vari-
ous species of farm animals in the
state is valued as follows:
Horses, (.... voces $14,958,513
Mules, .....::...c0:0 1,243,458
COWS, 2 sivnresirnivess 18,386,120
Other Cattle, ........ 12,147,180
Sheep, -ccicnevrenes 4,286,438
HORS, .ovsvcirorcnsn 9,047,392
Only a small portion of this vast
sum is realized by the farmer. With
fertilizers selling at top prices, the
thrifty farmer will take care to see
that not a_ pound of manure is wasted
and that it is properly protected and
not allowed to lay exposed to the
elements where it loses most of its
value as a soil fertilizer.
Idaho has conducted rabbit drives,
in recent weeks, on as big a scale as
when the country was new. Because
the cold weather brought the rabbits
by the thousands to feed in the irri-
gated lands, they threatened to do
extraordinary damage in some sec-
tions. One drive netted over 8,000
rabbits and another 3,500. In Mini-
doka County, Idaho, 29,000 jack rab-
bits have been killed this winter in
organized drives and 60,000 additional
by poisoning campaigns. Once school
was dismissed to permit the boys to
take part. Four hundred people par-
ticipated. Six rabbit drives in Lincoln
County, Idaho, resulted in killing 1,-
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prevent the breeding of stable flies
of the stock, when the flies are full-
done the farmer is forced to resort to
various means of warding off the flies.
largely from the pest by means of
which has been found to be very effec-
tive and inexpensive consists of
blanket made of double thickness of
pletely the back, sides,
sometimes by means of old trousers
the back. Leather nets or strips of
leather attached to the bridle also
aid in keeping the
The ordinary fly net has been found
to be of little value, as it only tends
to displace the flies temporarily and I
cause them to settle in places not cov-
ered by the net.
much protection from
though the resulting lack of ventila-
tion is objectionable.
screening of all windows and doors is
much more desirable.
barns are used, care should be taken
to brush the flies from the animals,
when they are about
means of mets over the doorway or
protect range stock from the flies.
are not as a rule, good milkers. A
capacious udder is essential to a heavy
yield, and the capacity of the udder
he bought me was phony.’
grounds for a separation.”
his lové matches the ring.”—Birm-
The importance of taking steps to
than depending on protection
can not be emphasized too
However, where this is not
Work animals may be protected
One type of covering
so arranged as to cover com-
and neck of the
The legs also are covered
the feet and tied over
flies from the head.
Completely darkened stables offer
the flies, al-
to enter, by
Little can be done to
—1In dairy cattle, those of bad shape
to a great extent on its shape.
“Why do you want a divorce?”
“Your honor, the engagement ring
“That does not constitute sufficient
«And I have just discovered that
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---but, only at. the start.
while comes high
--but it’s worth the price.
Clothes as fine as High Art Clothes
cost a little more at the beginning
than some unknown makes of ques-
tionable lasting qualities---but only
at the beginning.
In the end, measured by the cost. of
Made by Strouse & Brothers, Inc., Baltimore, Md.
are the lowest, priced clothes you
They bear eloquent testimony to the
economy of quality--they are proof
that the only high-priced clothes
are those that cost little at the
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We have a very liberal reduc-
tion on all summer shoes. This
reduction is on all Ladies,
Misses’ and Children’s Low
Shoes. There is plenty of time gs
ii to wear low shoes this season EB
and if you are in need of low
shoes, look our prices over be-
fore you purchase.
Yeager’s Shoe Store
THE SHOE STORE FOR THE POOR MAN
Bush Arcade Building 58-27 BELLEFONTE, PA.
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to tell you
—a bread and butter
way of paying for your
Our Budget Plan finds
the money for your
New Edison, so you'll
never feel the spend-
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Quality. Service. Efficiency.
E.—B. OSBORNE CORN and GRAIN BINDERS
E.—B. OSBORNE MOWERS E.—B MANURE SPREADERS
E.—B. CYLINDER HAY LOADERS
LETZ FEED MILLS CONKLIN WAGONS
E.—B. STANDARD MOWERS—in a class by themselves
MISSOURI GRAIN DRILLS—NEW IDEA MANURE SPREADERS
We are Headquarters for repairs for the E. B. Osborne,
Champion and Moline Machines.
SPECIALS—While they last. Spray Guns, 25, 35 and 50
cents. A-1 Maroon paint for outside use at $2.00 per gallon.
COMBINATION TEDDER and SIDE DELIVERY RAKE
guaranteed to do both well
SHARPLESS CREAM SEPARATOR, the separator with the suc-
tion feed, no discs, top of milk bowl 24 inches from the floor. SHARP-
LESS MILKING MACHINES, the electric moto-milker, the only one
to emulate nature.
B.—K., the perfect disinfectant, deodorant and antiseptic. No
dairy farm or home should be without this. NON POISONOUS FLY
SPRAY. Spraying material for every purpose. Dry Lime, Sulphur,
Arsenate of Lead, Bordeaux Mixture, Tuber Tonic destroys Potato
Bugs and prevents Potato Blight.
Dubbs’ Implement and Feed Store
Come to the “Watchman” office for High Class Job work.
Lyon & Co.
(learance Sale of All
July sales mean this season’s wear of summer goods
at wholesale price, and some merchandise less than cost.
There are many ways of buying merchandise. You
will find it helpful in comparing prices and buying the
merchanglise which appeals to y ou from the standpoint
of prices and quality.
(learance Sale of Silks
All colors of 36-inch figured Foulards that sold at
$3.00 per yard, sale price $1.08.
A large assortment of Silk Poplins, 36 inches wide;
regular price $2.00, sale price $1.35.
Clearance sale price on Messalines, Georgettes,
Taffetas, Satins, Pussy Willow Silks in plain colors,
figured, stripes and checks,
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Voiles, Flaxons, Ginghams, etc. We are crowded
NEW EDISON |
You'll have your New
Edison paid for before
you know it. You'll
enjoy it while you're
providing for it.
System in the pocket-
book does the trick.
Ask about it and see
how well it works.
Gyeen’s Music Store,
Brockerhoff House Block,
3 2 Bellefonte, Pa
Money baek without question
treatment of ITCH, ECZEMA,
RINGWORM, TETTER or
other itching skin diseases. ’
Try a 75 cent box at cur rick. (
NT'S Salve fails in the
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C. M. PARRISH, Druggist, Bellefonte
Satisfying Performance Economy of Operation
Power Durability True Value
Cord Tires on all Medels—Prices
North Water St. BELLEFONTE
for space and can not enumerate everything marked
down to sell QUICKLY.
Coats, Suits and Separate Skirts
This department must be the big saving for all
customers. We are getting ready for fall stocks, and
Spring and Summer Suits, Coats and Skirts must go
now Clearance Sale Prices will do the selling quickly.
One lot of Children’s Socks, Black, White and
Blue, 3 pairs for $.55.
One lot of I.adies’ White Shoes, must go quick,
only $1.75. \
White Voile Waists, all sizes, price $3.00, clear-
ance sale $1.98.
TABLE DAMASK at less than wholesale price
MEN'S SHOES in dress and work styles at Clear-
ance Sale prices. We extend a cordial invitation to
examine our qualities and see our prices.
Lyon & Co.
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