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The Weekly Farm Budget ; TAMWORTH HOGS, ii i.i.i.i.i ;il i.i i i . i. Easily Accomplished In Fall Than In the Hot Season lilnhcblng celery In hot weather Is not mo easily accomplished ns In the full. snjs Tarm I'miitiw. Soil nt this feason nfTords mot filterable conditions for rust. Instead of thli method twclto Inch Ismrds are moil. Only Rood lumher Is purchased, clouts are nalleil on to prevent splitting, anil Hie hoard are as well eared fiirns (he hot bed hIi. far heller than many n cares fur them. Ilach Iniard does service six to scicn tinier III a season. When the plants are twclio Inches high the Imards are set beside them and fastened III place with clamps made from a piece of heavy wire nlmut ten Inches long and bent to 11 Utile less than a right angle two Inches from each end. Pair of rows are mleelod at Intervals mer tho Held for the llrst blanching. In this way wagon wajs are opened and labor Is saved In moving the hoards from row to row. The process requires from ten days lo two weeks. accurcllng to wealhcr conditions. When ready for market the celery Is dun wilh spades anil stripped of outside leaves In the Held. II Is hauled to a shed, trimmed, washed with a boe. bunched and scrubbed. The root Is cut to 11 four lded wedge and three or four stalks are tied at top and bottom Into a Hat bunch. More Good Type of Tamworih Boar m-m- CELERY. TEN MILK COMMANDMENTS. The ti'li commandments of good health with repc"t to clean milk One of the Oldest and Best of!;;; nre: ITrst. milk spoils easily keep I'i It puns second, uo clean tnllk Swine Breeds. -- clean milk contains no tlilnl, take (lie milk Into BACON. FOR UNSURPASSED tin- - home without delay nflrr deliver;: fourth, ketp It cool: llftli, ilo not allow It to stand Miat Hal Greater Proportion of Lean around In the house: sixth, keep to Fat Than Any Other Kind Eight It covered: sotcnth, keep It nrnir milk from islnrs; eighth, kis-Hundred to One Thousand Pounds Imltlos out of tho sickroom: Not an Uncommon Weight. ninth, pasteurize tin1 milk for InThe Tamworth Is one iif tho oldest fants; tenth, visit jour dairy. breeds of swine III existence. If lint These nro 1101110 of the piinls brought out In n circular of tho tlio oldest. In IS12 It wns Introduced Illinois agricultural experiment Into IZnglnnd ly liohcrt Pool, who wns station. so pleased wllli tho quality of bacon these hogs produced Hint lie sent sev- - t0 BLANCHING ' The Toss of a Coin By MARTHA F. I CAN'T give you any answer Charlie." saying that for "toii'tp three nionlhs." "And I siips'e I'll continue to say It till I make up my mind to" ile married." "Oh, 110: l'o decided upon that." "You mean joit haven't decided on the man joii will marry." To this tho only reply was a dreamy look. "How many of lis are there?" "How disagreeable of you! You seem lo lutlmalo that there are 11 large niini-lr- . whereas there are only two." That simplifies It Immensely. I Infrom jour putting me off rather fer than refusing me that I'm one of the two. Now, how would II do to deckle" between the two by tossing a color Again that faraway look, then "Sup- pose j nu oer" It. "I shall have to A, dissatisfied look. "What's troubling jouV "I was thinking of my own In case tho coin fell (he wrong wnj." I thought there was no wrong itut way for jmi." No reply. "Does the other fellow possess an'ad-vantag- e that has nothing to do with hue?" "No." "Then, If j on can be happy with either of us and can't decide liel ween us, why would you not be satisfied with the decision of n toss?" stupid of you -"Why, hcoaiiso-ho- w the coin might decide the wrong way." It was his turn to pause. He was of a scientific turn of lulud nnd had a fancy for paradoxes, but hero was one that I Milled him. "I have It." he said finally. "Weil toss the coin and If It falls the wrong way j on are to have the privilege of deciding the right wny." She neither nssenleib nor dissented, and, taking a quarter from his pocket, he said: "I choose this eminently respectable head with a serious face, n wreath and the motto, 'In (led We To Cure Gapea. ver simple remedy for gapes Is to get an old bucket or a very deep pan and eoer the IkiIIoiii with air slaked lime to about the depth of an Inch and cover the top wilh an old sack or any old piece of cloth that can he proem oil. l'ut chicks In and shake vigorously for about a second, but Insure to give small chicks n very small dose. If this falls the llrst time try it again. I hate had it to cure them when you would hae thought they would die any moment. It Is best always to take the chicks In baud and give them a small dose when they first get the "snlllles," fur that leads gapes.- - National to Stockman and A era! head to Ids Tamworth estate III StaffoiiNhlre, 1. upland, from which lo cailty they deilve their name. They were first Imported Into America In isse. As a bacon bos tho Tamworth has no equal In any country. There Is a r proportion of lean meat to fat than In any other breed. A point worthy of speclal'monthm Is that they retain the grazing leiblts. This feature, together with their great length and depth and the quality of their incut and strength of coustltutlou. Is the chief point In their favor. No breed of hogs Is better adapted to obtain a living foraging than the Tauiworths, yet they bear eontlueniciit as well as any hoc They should be particularly valuable for rough pastures, unsuitable for other agricultural purines and will thrive where some of the lazier breeds would perish. The sows nro Rood inllk'Ms, mnkliiR them excellent dams, and usually raise .urge, hardy litters that can Rrub for themselves at a 1 cry early age. They ire remarkable for hardiness of constitution and are very proline. history of the Tamwoiih The entire is one of development by selection. Improvement, nre and feeding, and It Is In the truest sense of the word (ill tills account the a puro breed, Individuals are quite uniform, and their power to transmit their characteristic to their offspring Is very great. Ior crossbreeding they are considered by many breeders to have no equal. All sorts of crossbreeding have been made use of to determine the best and most economic results, hut they h.no now settled on a Tamworth or llerk-shir- e crossed on a Iinroc-.lerseor some of the lard breeds. Tight hundred In I.0111) jioumls Is tint uncommon for mature animals, and single specimens hae gnne much ahow- - the latter weight. It Is reHirted thai 111 rorent jenrs 11 Tamworth boar killed In Ihiglaud weighed LOU pounds alive and 1"k!ii pounds dressed. 'Ihey ato "ripe" to kill at any time. At six to seven months of nge the? should weigh alsuit "mi mtiuils. which Is the best size for slaughtering. Tho skin Is Mesh colored, and their shiny coats of hair vary In iidor from golden rod lo cherry. Occasionally there nppeaiH n small black spot on the skl which may b- iineu-- with black hairs. It is the tendency of breeders to breed Tauiworths with the pure red color, hut the policy of brooding good Individuals should come tirst. as thu ultimate end of all swlue Is tho pork barrel. Southern Cultivator. AUTOMOBILES FROZEN SILAGE A PERIL. Farmere Were Warned Lat Winter Against Ue of Tainted Forage. Tanners of Wisconsin were warned last whiter against the use of frozen silage by .1. U Torniey of the College of Agriculture of the diversity of The unusually cold weaWisconsin. ther froze silage In almost uery silo and In some cases considerable trouble followed when tills feed was given to the stock. Sheep usually fell .IctlniH to frozen silage more readily than cattle. One man lost over half a dozen sheep In one night. "No bad results occur when the silage Is fed lifter being thawed," sajs Mr. Toruiey. "It mut 10 leniemls-red- , however, that after thawing, the silage will mold readily and o must lie fed almost Immediately. During cold weather It is wise to keep (lie edges of tho silage In the silo somewhat lower than the center. A good way to thaw out (lie frozen material Is to cover It with silage that Is not frozen. Some cover the silage in tho silo with n blanket. Another way to thaw it Is to till the silage cart and let It stand In a warm place over night. Some people hang a lighted lantern In the silo to kiop the frost out." Alfalfa a Cood Feed For Hens. successful poiiltrj men feed All nl-- j falfa, many of them owi'y dnj in the' jear. Some feed alfalfa meal, some al- falfa leates and others alfalfa hay. nl- lowing the hens to pick off the leaves. Alfalfa eoiors the yolk the dark orange that the high priced market demands. It also furnishes an appetizing, healthful roughage, supplies mateilal needed 111 the formation of the egg and is a mild laxative and Is n good aid In keep, lug th" hens In niilvo working condition. Turni .Imirual. Trust.' " I'armer. "You said Hint Just as If you had no confidence whatever 111 me." Handle Apples Wjth Care. "You. not being able lo choose beIf .Mill want the reputation of selling tween two lovers, are not lo be relied the best apples, handle them alsiut as on by either. I having chosen bends, carefully as you would eggs, says a there remains for my rival the spread correspondent Massachusetts of the eagle with an olive blanch In one 1'nrm Journal. We lino hnlf bushel claw and a bundle of arrows hi the baskets with soft cloth. The apples other, by which he means, ou are hand picked lulu these and I lien marry me I'll love 5011; If you don't go direct Into barrels nr Nixes lo sell. I'll shoot you.' There's a ribbon In his No matter how sound an apple looks. mouth, which menus, 'You shall If it fell lo the ground It rocs hi as 1k dressed up mighty line,' or. In second class and If small It rocs In other words, 'I'll gle you everything also. Our llrst quality apples' never you want.' " rot. No one's need, with care. "That's Just what makes me hesi if YALE STOPS "BOARDING FERGUSON tate. You coolly arrogate everything to jourself. Yini choose the head and the motto 'In (Jod We Trust. leaving for for the other-- a spread eagle, as 3011 call It, with jour own Interpretation of the emblems," "I'm going tn put an end to your hesitation, Vp she goes!" He lllpied Iho coin, and as It camo down he il t his tut ml over It "Itefore joti know who has won," he said, "I want to know If jolt Intend to abide by the decision." "I supKise so that Is" She got He tried In rain lo got ,1 more dellnlle reply. At last ho took nway Ids hand ami showed tho coin tails tip. "Ile has won," he said coolly, putting the piece 111 Ids pocket. "Permit 11.0 to congratulate 3 on." "On what?" "On getting n spread eagle husband who will love joii when you nro good and stick arrows Into you when joii are bad and clothe you with silks and satins." Her ejes wnndereil nil 01 er the room, lighting now here. "Tell me plainly," he said, "without beating around the bush, are you satls-llenr dissatisfied with tho result of the loss?" "I might not Ik satisfied If tlint Is" She paused and looked out of the window. On her fair young brow were the gentle corrugations of perplexity. "Well?" "You seem (o bo satisfied." "I? What has that lo do with It?" "If you had shown ren n tiny bit of dissatisfaction" "You would have been satisfied?" "You're always misinterpreting what I didn't mean (hat nt all." I say. "Come; we're making no headway. It was agreed that If the coin fell tho wrong way you were to have tho privilege of deciding the' right way." "Hut I told joii nt tlrst I enn't decide, nt least not Just now." "Then I nipmse wo havo spent nil this lime for nothing. I'm worn nut with Irjlng tn bring jmi to a decision. Pin going away for n long while a year, two jears, live If necessnr' lo for a Rlrl it ermine this infatuation who doesn't know whether she wants me or doesn't want me or wants some- ' body else or" v "There's one chance for a decision." "that you haven't she Interrupted, thought of." "What's that?" "You might toss ngnln." He sent the coin spinning high In (ho air and without waiting for It to come down look her In Ids arms. The next morning her llllle brother was munching candy. When asked where he got the money to buy It with he said he had found n quarter under the ilnnn. Sunshine For the Solemn What Wa Time to Himf A street laborer was digging Just out- side a state prison when one of the convicts called out from Ids ceil, "Say, what time Is It?" The man kept on digging and did not reply, linallj--. after the prisoner had repented tho qmstlou two or three limes, the l.ilsircr looked up at him and remarked: "What do you care? You aren't going any pkuo." Chicago Tribune. What He Could Do. large Iron works The foreman of wns short of laborers one morning and as a last resort went lo an old tramp who was Ij lug asleep Is'sido one of the furnaces and roused him with the question, "I snj my man, are you wanting work?" "What kind of work?' asked the trump. "Can jou do anything with a shovel?" "Yes," replied tho tramp, rubbing his eyes. "I could fry u piece of ham 011 Diplomacy. Young Preacher What Is the best way to teach the Ten Conunandinents? Old Preacher If joii have 11 congregation of poor, tench them as comIf middle class, as remandments; quests; nnd If rich, merely as recommendations. Puck. nr other matter which mice. It Is frequently advantageous lo wrap the tree trunks with wire netting, tar paper or thin lKiards to protect llicin fimn mice or rabbits. Parm Progress. Trustworthy Method, Knlcker On to His Ways. How Is n corporation to dlssolie? Hooker Very simple; It gets n divorce fimn Itself ami resume Its mnld-ename. Judge's Library. To Her Regret. I.I I tie (ilrl (reading nlmut Cornelia) Prepared. "You am In love with a Id mil," the fortune teller, "but after jou marry her, bewaro of a bruneltn who" "No danger." reniarkisl the patron. "It's the same woman." - Ijullch' World. Getting Rid of Chicken Lice. Ready Answer. Tho small son of Victor Hosewatcr, recently Itepubllcan committeeman for Nebraska, was desirous of soiling boats III tho bathtub of the Itosewnter home. "You caniio;," said Mrs. Itosewnter. "Father Is taking a bath Just now." "Why Is father taking a bath?" demanded the I my. "Why do you lake n bath?" countered Mrs. Itosewaler. "Hecause I have to," replied the son. Saturday Kvenlng Post. Corroboration, Clearing Care should w ceils, grass might harbor Up Orchard Litter. lie taken 10 remove all If jour fowls are Infested with lice Mother, are we children Jewels? Modern Mother- No, darling. If you were I'd pawn you all and go abroad. Judge. Prize Winner of Hie Class. rub 11 little melted hud on Iho bond mid nock of the birds and dut the boil In There Is. well wilh Insect powder. h'lWoicr. no use In wasting time doctoring the birds unless the ptcmlo4 ale thoroughly cIchuciI and kept clean j i.i I IN sanitary. AMERICA. Some startling figures Irite Just July 1 of SO.miO. nn Increuse from the been produieil ulH.ut tin- - use of Hie preceding year of pi.isiti. l'cnnsUvniiln moved to the fourth Chief automobile lu this country. among them U the stnteirent Hint the plaee with n registration of ,"L'.'.'."m; an lliensio of 7.SIS.V total registration for Jlcemes for the Illinois took tile fifth pltlcc, siieceisl-I111year Is S.Vi,K"S, between .luu. 1 and Massachusetts, which dropped July J. This Is an Increase In the back In eighth. The lotnl registration numlier of ears In use In the rnltcd In Illinois tu .1 v 1. wms 17. I'M; a Mates of 1SS per ecuL This would ffalii of !UXH during the e ir mean ulsiut OJ,oini ears In use, as to Indiana suris-ile- d place with alsiut IMXHI may be reglstensl In du- 4ii.S.'t): a gain of I'M" plicate. New Jursey Psik teventh place with 'lie- It.irU'i' Vo.ir hair seems lo lie Among the states. New York still 11 total to July I of I'.'.ir.' which. In retains the lend In Iho number of couqwrUon to her Hbuissi of last jear is, tiling mil I'm tseu under CiistiLuei OimhP registrations, with a total of !r.W7. sIhiwk that S.ifcis cars Isdong-lua gain of MSS curs kince tlm llrst of the impression ill the time that II tn Isinivslileuls were not regis-lure; 4lug Ise-Itho year. tills your lu New Jontey. California W thu next In Hue, showoccupkw the eighth M.lssuehUM'tUi ing tho tremendous Increase of I'J.lUl place with n reglstrathm of II.ijOp: n Accounted For. between January nnd July this year gain of 3iTt.t compared with last year. That sucplioril dog of yours U and n total or "S.CG3. Iowa retains ninth place with 11 watching your strange visitor very New Jersey, by rensou of her reci- reglstn tloii of .tsi.Mjsi cam- .ill Increase (loselj procity bill, dropped this jear from of 11'. UN Tin- dog sees that the "Nutu .ilH P.Wiiiu uv third to seventh place and Ohio Michigan U again tenth with .11, man lo d,ssheepi h moved to third place, with u total to or a gala of 0,7'.ri i4k.i. A thing of Is auty I a Joy forever remarked the husband ns he surveyed her gown "ou can't Jolly me lulu wearing tins the dress another season." wife aslilnuton lleri'ld. Incorrigibility. "Think of Hie money Joii could save by not smoking. '' "Yes. Hut time Is monej. Think of the time jou could wive bv not giving me advice." -- WHKhlnstou Star. ' "At least Miss (iwnce .sajd 1 am perfect lu one thing." "Sim did? And what was that?" "Why. Iho deah girl said, I was a IsTfoct IdloL" OUT." College Passes Into New Era as to Student Living. With the completion of tho Wright donnltorj- - Ynle will pass Into another era as resieets manner of student living. The original college In New Ha von, one mny conceive, was In this regard much of n go as you please. Tim bread of learning was the essential; the temporal bread and bed came second and were negligible. Hut presently It wns discovered that there was a loss In this haphazard. There was valuo In human companionship as well as In books, nnd Hint could lie conserved only by n common dwelling. Then nroso the beginning of the dormitory. Then after n century or so of tlm college's existence nrrlved the "brick row," wilh completo accommodations for the lodging of nit the students of the college. Ill tho halcyon days of the "brick row" nnd tho "fence." say the middle half of tho nineteenth century, Yale's community llfo was at Its best and conipactest. Tho men within the classes, at least, really pot acquainted with each other In their four years. s Those wero the dnys when tho of Ynlo democracj' wero laid Hut prosHrlty brought changes. Th" coIIoro outgrew Its home. The favored few lived 011 the campus. The many had to "live on the town." The erection of I.twrnnrc nud Durfce helped somewhat, but still In the early nineties only seniors nnd Juniors could lie reasonably suro of places on the campus. Soma sophomores got Into the older buildings, but the freshmen got on to tho "row" were In the who rare and fortunate few. New dorml lories Welch. Vnndcrbllt and others In the new campus came along fast after that, but they did not catch up w Ith tho demand. It wns not Xintil the plans for Wright were completo that Iho faculty could announce that with the completion of that dormitory all of tho academic tho undergraduates department could be housed In college building activity ot buildings, Tho somo of the other departments, notably ShcIT, has made the tamo almost true there. So now Y'nlo ceases to "Isiard out" has n "homj'" Tho announcement sound, but It does not mean qulto ntl It seenis, says Iho New Haven Register, for meanwhile tho college has out grown a single campus. The old and Iho new aro divided. A dual life lias grown up. Thero can never again be the single community Interest ot forty years ago, when tho "brick row" was all. Hut thero 'will from now on bo n tendency to draw together, nt lenst a checking of tho tendency to draw npart, which has been growing In tho past two decades. LOVABLE OLD AGE. J If gentlo speech nnd kindly views of llfo and people. If nt- tractive manners and sympa- llietle mid loving habits of thought, are to obtain In old nge they must bo practiced In early life. Wo do not suddenly he- Tho critical, come transformed. faultfinding, carping, severe old woman Is a creature to be avoid- ed by men, women and children. , The klndlj-- patient, companion- nble old lady Is a Joy nnd 11 coin- fort to all who know her. Chi en go Tribune. J WHY J J J ; J J 00 WE EAT? Professor W. D. Cannon Explains the Reason For Hunger. In an nrtlchi entitled "A Consldern Hon of tho Nature of Hunger," printed In Popular Science Monthly, Professor W. It, Cannon of tho Harvard medical school writes: "'Why do we oat"'' This question, presented to a group of educated people. Is likely to bring forth tho answer, 'Wo cut to compen sate for body wnsto or to supply tho body with fuel for Its laliors.' Al- though tho liody Is. In facL losing might continuously nnd drawing con- tlnuously on Its store of oncrgy and although the liody must periodically be supplied with fresh material and energy In order to keep n more or less ' even balance between tho Income and tho outgo, this maintenance of weight ' and strength Is not tho mottvo for taking food. Primitive man and tho lower animals may bo regarded ns qulto unacquainted with notions of tho equilibrium of matter nnd energy In tho Imdy and yet they take food and have nn elllclent cilstenco lu spite of this Ignorance. In nature, generally. Important processes, such ns the prcs- crratlon of the Individual and tho coiitluuanco of tho race, nro not left to lio determined by Intellectual considerations, but ore provided for In autoNatural desires and matic devices. Impulses arlso In consciousness, drlv lug us to notion, nnd only by analysis do we learn their origin or dlvino tbetr significance. Thus our primary wakens for eating nro to bo found not In convictions nlmut metabolism, but In the experiences of appctlto and hun- ger" Sure There Was a Mistake. Undo William, who wasn't especially noted for his generosity, was accosted A Clow to Self Assurance. lu the tillage postoflico by Ids shrewd An Ambition. Mi's. lieu'Ue WiJ. I giioa I have we cannot think of other little nephew namesake. "Say, uncle, Not that Just as much chain o of getting to way of flittering away money, but this is my birthday. Can't yon give honied us Jou hate. If I get there somo day we bopo to Ijo rich enough ino S cents?" Conscious of the amuse? Mr. IIoHiocfco--NItis-orto nffonl 11 "going nwny coat" for our gaze of the onlookers. Uncle Wllllan slowly reached Into his pocket, saylnf dojft.IIouston Post "J did hnve n nickel, but." wlthdrav How He Found It. lng his hand, "I guess I haven't got A Moment of Pride. Walter Well. sir. bow did you tlud Drill Sergeant (after worrying Hruwu now." "Oh, look again, uncle," soj the beef? little Willie. "If you had one )1 Diner Oh I liapsiied to shift a po- for two hours)- - lllght nlsiut face. Hrnwti Thank goodness, I'm right must havo It yet "Woman's Ho tato and well Itiefe It was. t-HIU. Companion. uliout something at last

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