Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 65, Ed. 1 Friday, March 19, 1909 Page: 7 of 8
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FOR RURAL READERS.
Daily Talks By Expert Farmers, Stockmen and
It Is Near At Hand to Hundreds of
FOOT OF THE HORSE.
Disease and Deformities Prevented by
Early Attention to Young Stock.
Most owLers of large breeding es-
tablishments of racing stock are fully
■Live to tbfe Importance of supplying
conditions under which the feet of
their young stock shall have every
chance of proper development, pad-
docks of sound turf or dry porous
•ubsoil, well shaded and well watered
With careful housing in roomy, loose
boxes, on comfortable dry straw beds,
surroundings are provided under which
nature seldom fails to supply this val-
uable stock with such feet as in all
probability will never, unless after-
ward abused, give the animals or their
owners any cause of trouble. 1 find
with many small breeders the last con-
sideration very frujuently is the con-
dition and care of the feet of their
young horses, says W. R. Gilbert.
Many times I have seen promising
two and three year olds with ragged,
«plit feet and growing into all shapes
but the right one when the most sim-
ple early attention would have pre-
vented disease or deformity.
Instances are easily forthcoming as
io the influence of surrounding condi-
tions upon foot development. Place
two foals at birth under quite opposite
conditions, each having good feet. Tie
Working the Brood Mare.
A knowledge of just what is right
and safe to do with a working brood
mare will prevent some little mistake
which perhaps may have serious con-
sequences and will enable one to make
the best possible use of her time.
While a mare may safely be worked
hard and steadily from the day she is
bred until the day she drops her foal,
she should be kept clear of excessively
hard pulls and strains, such as are
, apt to occur in hauling grain on the
! road in a hilly country, working with
smooth shoes or none at all when the
1 roads are Icy and hauling feed and
manure through muddy fields and feed
lots in the early spring.
| Careful hauling on the road and
j steady work in the field, putting in
I crops and tending them are very safe
for the mare. I have used mares at
spring plowing up to the day their
foals were dropped, says a horseman.
Winter butter sells at a fancy price,
but not wbep the milk and cream are
allowed to collect kitchen and cellar
Too much cream for the calf Is about
as bad as too much money for the boy.
Milk cows should be groomed not
more than one hour before milking
A stiff brush should be used to re-
move dry matter and places soiled
with fresh manure cleaned by wash-
Take the milk to the house directly
after you are through milking. You
cannot afford to run the risk of losing
or getting filth into the food you have
received from your cows.
Don t neglcct an aching back,
j Backache is the kidney's cry for
. Neglcct hurryigg to their aid
! Means that urinary troubles fol-
Rire distress, diabetes, Bright's
Profit by a Norman citizen's ex-
Mrs. W. H. McCall, 318 Tonkawa
Street, Norman, Oklahomr, s.vs:
Several months ago I was annoyed
by sudden twinges in the smrll of
my back, especially severe when I
stooped or attempted to life. I also
suffered a great deal from bearing-
down pains through my loins. I re-
cently obtained a box of Doan's Kid-
ney Pi slltteah beneis. sGeor-atHab
ncy Pills at the Pioneer Drug Store
and I had only taken a few doses
when I felt better. I have steadily
improved since and my health is now
much better in every way."
I'or sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the Unit-
Remember the name — Doan's—
and take no other.
A FIVE YEAR SUBSCRIP-
TION PUTS ALICE B.
Alice Brittain Jackson will
be near the lead in a few more
days at the present rate. Anna
Kahoe back to second place.
In a class by themselves. Hirsh
Wickwire hand made suits. McCall's.
NOTE: In recording yesterday's
count a mistake was made and
some votes credited to persons
who made no gain, while the
real gainers were uot credited
with any uotes at all. This
mistake has been corrected to-
day and the proper standing of
the candidates given.
Madge Mayes 48210
Ina Johnson 43985
Anna Kahoe 44765
Alice Brittain Jackson 28820
Dixie Lindsay 18800
Tine Webster *5545
Agnes Lindsay 13120
Lucile McKittrirk 12900
Anna McCall H79°
Nadine Lowther 11154
I resra Donnelly i°445
Leah Siler 8120
Lula Sherrod 8020
Beatrice Gill 8020
READY FOK THE SHOE.
ne on wet meadows, where its feet
«re seldom or never on firm ground;
the other upon dry uplands. From
the meadows you have soft, flat, weak
feet, while upon the uplands they have
grown a good shape, tough and en-
durable in texture.
The best stable treatment is simple
cleanliness and occasional dressing
with good oil. In fact, treat the horses*
feet In the same way you would your
* est harness.
If a young horso with sound feet bo
'aken from a dry pasture he will be
St for shoeing at once, so far as the
feet are concerned, but a colt should
Srare bis first training lessons in the
«tables and not in the shoeing forge
and when quiet to handle should be
I am sure that certain kinds of bed
'Ting are a cause of unsoundness in
the feet of horses. I have not yet met
with anything so good as wheat straw
T*he damp portions of litter should bo
iremoved daily and the animal exer
cised on hard ground. Each morning
the litter should be carefully looked
over and the dry portion removed to
*he sides of the box and every par-
Hole picked out of the feet.
Sawdust from the fir or pine order
I believe, has a damaging effect 011
the hoof, but that from wood.s such
as elm, ash or oak is a fairly good sub-
stitute for straw
Mangers Too High and Deep.
If horses could speak there would be
a genera! outcry against the mangers
in use, says the Farm Journal. Most
of them are set too high and are too
deep, besides being tight on the bot-
tom instead of slatted to let the dust
and hay seed through. Dust Is one of
the horse's worst enemies and often
injures his breathing apparatus, caus-
ing him misery for life. Every man-
ger should have a hayrack in front of
It, and this should have a slatted bot-
tom. The horse that gets his hay in
this manner, pulling it through a rack
level with the manger, will not breathe
dust and will not have dust in his
The longer you wear them the bet- :
ter you like them and if they ever
wear out you want another pair. Bar-
ry Shoes. McCall's.
Dr. Miles' Anti-Pain Pills relieve pain
Absolutely every thread wool, ab-
solutely all hand made. Hirsh Wick-
wire hand made suits. McCall's.
The Dreamland Show
Is a Good Place To Go
J. R. Stogner,
T*4BI MAKK RiGifclEftiO >•••
Despite her sixty-four years, Queen
Alexandra is still considered one of
the most beautiful women of Great
CO'YHIUMT 1 <)7 KO. V. PRICE A CO.
could make clothes
expressly for you here at home, but
a local tailor shop today is impractical
It has no labor market from which to se*.u.d
desirable cutters and tailors —
It cannot afford to install a modern plant
designed to reduce cost of production —
It doesn't do sufficient business to enable it
to buy woolens direct from the mills —
It cannot keep abreast of metropolitan sty! -
Therefore, we send our orders
for fine made-to-measure clothes to
Ed. V. Price & Co., of Chicago.
We can take your measure the
same way we would if running s' ps
here, and furnish you your dcL ;,
made as you want them, at 50 o let's
than we could make them iocaiiy.
Won't you call today?
Boatman and Bowers.
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Danner, V. E. Norman Daily Independent. (Norman, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 65, Ed. 1 Friday, March 19, 1909, newspaper, March 19, 1909; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc106747/m1/7/: accessed January 22, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.