The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 11, 1920 Page: 4 of 10
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FiGHT ON RATS
MUST BE WAGED
Constant Warfare Must Be Made
* .. Liver ^one' Man Warns on Pestiferous Rodent to
Folks Against the Sickening,
Ogl, i Calomel makes jou wick. It's
fcorrlbfe \ Take 3 dose of the danger-
008 drug tonight and tomorrow oo
lose a day.
Calomel la mercury 1 When It comes
Into com act with sour bile, It crashes
Into It, breaking It up. Then Is when
fou feci that awful nausea and cramp-
ing If you are sluggish, If liver Is
torpid and bowels constipated or you
have headache, dizziness, coated
tongue, If breath Is bud or stomach
•our, Just try a spoonful of harmless
Dodson's Liver Tone tonight
Hero's my guarantee—Go to any
drug store und get a bottle of Doilson's
IJver Tone for a few cents. Take 11
>l>oooful and If It doesn't straighten yon
right np and make you feel fine and
HgorouH, go back to the store and get
four money. Dodson's Mver Tone Is
destroying the sale of calomel because
It can not salivate or make you sick —
Get Best Resuts.
EXTERMINATION IS POSSIBLE
No Matter How Badly House Be In-
fested With Pests Methods Per*
fected Will Absolutely De
•troy Little Animals.
Spasmodic rat extermination cam-
paigns are of course beneficial, but to
secure lasting results constant warfare
must be waged against the rat. sny
specialists of the bureau of biological
survey. United States Department of
Agriculture. The necessity for this Is
'Tin titnd o' glad," said Bill the
Burg, "that I never learned to rend
"When It comes to a showdown In
thin Investigation, nobody can accuse
me of being a master mind."
"Spare" In Rea-Jiness
South Carolina Lady Suffered Un-
til She Couldn't Stay Up or Go
Cardui Helped Her
Bntesburg, S. C.—In telling how she
found relief from troubles that had
caused her much suffering, Mrs. E. E.
Onwalt, of this place. says: "Each
month I would begin to suffer with my
back and head. My limbs would ache
and I would chill. I wouldn't be able
to stay up, no matter what I wanted
to do, or where I wanted to go. My
people tried giving me different medi-
cine*! and teas and tonics, yet I didn't
f«t any better.
"Some one told me of Cardui, and J
began to take It. I noticed It helped
on*. I kept It up. After a few months
i didn't have any trouble. For about
nix months I used It, before . . .
"I found I was all right, and from
that (lav to this have never hud any
trouble at this time. I have taken it
since, a bottle or two In the winter,
especially when I have been exposed,
and would take a cold, for I consider
tt the best thing a woman can take to
tone np the system, keep off nervous-
ness, and Increase the appetite. J
certainly know It has been of great
benefit to me."
If yon are weak, nervous, or suffer
from womanly troubles such as Mrs.
Oswalt mentions, take Cardui, the
All good druggists sell Cardui.—Adv.
Remarkable Wild Flower.
Hungary grows a wild (lower which
Is the exact floral Image of a hum-
ming hird. The breast is green, tl.e
throat vellow, the head and beak ti-
nt out black.
Important to all Women
Readers cf this Paper
Thousands upon thousand* of women
ksve kidney or bladder trouble and never
Women's complaints often prove to be
nothing else but kidney trouble, or the
result of kidney or bladder disease.
If the kidneys are not in a healthy con-
dition, tbey may cause the other organs
to become diseased.
You may suffer pain in the back, head-
ehe and loss of ambition.
I'oor health makes you nervous, irrita-
ble und may be despondent; it makes any
But hundreds of women claim that Dr.
Kilmer's Swamp-Root, by restoring
fecal tb to the kidneys, proved to be just
the remedy needed to overcome such
Many send for a sample bottle to see
• hat Swamp Boot, the great kidney,
liver ami bladder medicine, will do foi
them. By enclosing ten cents to Dr
Kilmer A Co., Binghamton, N. Y , yon
may receive sample size bottle by Parcel
Post. You can purchase medium and
large tize bottles at all drug stores.—Adv.
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s\ V> vS
enough. The traps should be baited 1
with fresh meats, seed^, nuts. *#ge- •
tables, fruit, or any other food.
The bureau will be glud to advise !
anyone regarding the correction of any
rut condition, upun receipt of full de-
tails. Letters should be addressed to
the bureau of biological survey. United
States Department of Agriculture,
Washington, D. C.
LARGE INFLUENCE OF MALES
GOOD CONTAINERS OF
Those With Handles Are
Likely to be Changed.
Selection of Roosters to Increase Egg
* Production It Urged by Poultry
Although poultry experts have long
advocated culling non-producing hens,
poultry workers at the College of
Agriculture at Ithaca now advise the
selection of roosters to increase egg
production, according to an article In
the Cornell Countrymen. From ex-
periments extending back for more
v' • oV"
? -m ■■ - . .
Bamboo Baskets Serve Purpose Quite
Satisfactorily and May be Used
Long Time—Ordinary Splint
Vessel It Good.
One Important requirement for par-
cel post shipping and marketing Is a
proper nnd satisfactory container, the
United States Department 01 Agrlcul- !
ture points out. Sometimes the con- ;
sumer cun secure containers more
reudlly and economically than the pro-
lucer. Those with ham'les are much
less likely to be damaged In transit In
the malls than those which are not
thus supplied and which are likely to
he tossed or thrown or handled by the,
string or twine used In tying them. J
A bamboo basket serves the purpose ■
very well and may be used a long
time. Ordinary splint baskets mnde of
strips of veneer may also be used, and
if they can he secured at a price sutli- !
clently cheap a new one for each ship- |
ment Is more economical than having
them returned, unless they nre sent
hack In lots of ten or more under one
cover. This, of course, necessitates
using them without a wooden handle, j than fl year, It has been demonstrated
In which case a heavy twine should j that it is possible to determine from
be used for a handle. This twine can J uppenrances the males which are most
he untied and the baskets nested, of j likely to produce the best-paying
placed In one another, for return ship- j bens.
ment. If a basket with a wooden j The difference In the appearance of
handle Is used, rare should he taken ' males Is comparable to the difference
White Plymouth Rock Cock.
AN IMPORTANT LETTER
San Antonio, Texas.—"In mj-
early married life I became very ill
with feminine trouble and no doc
torintf or medicines gave me anj
relief until I started to take Doctor
Pierce's Favorite Prescription. [I
was down in bed, unable to do my
Own housework, but it was only a.
short time before I was feeling
stronger and all my pains left
me. I took about six bottles of
'Favorite Prescription' and cant
say positively that it cured tne 0/
all feminine trouble for I have
been in perfect health ever since
1 take pleasure in recommending
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
to all women suffering with inward
trouble."—Mrs. Annib F, Edds,
224 Rogers Street.
All druggists. Liquid or tablets
Send 10 cents to Dr. Pierce's In-
valids' Hotel in Buffalo, N. Y,, fo*
trial package of the tablets,
Guillotine Trap With Wooden Base
and Trigger Plate.
plain in the fact that rats begin to
breed at three months und have from
six to ten litters a year, with un aver-
age of ten young to each litter.
Specialists of the department of ag-
riculture for years have made exten-
sive studies of rats and methods of
exterminating them. No mutter how
badly a house may be Infested with
rats, these experts maintain, the use
of the methods perfected by them will
absolutely, and without doubt, rid the
house of the rodents.
Throughout the United States health
authorities are advocating the live of
these methods and gratifying results
are being secured. Thus Kansas lias
I designated a special "rut day." Cln-
I I'lnnatl Is spending thousands of dol
| I a is in a rat campaign, and similar
movements nre being conducted at
Norfolk, along (iulf coast, and in
many other cities In addition the bu-
reau is constantly giving advice to huu-
i dreds of correspondents.
Means of Destroying.
"Rat proofing" of buildings Is the
basic step in rat extermination. Food
should he protected and sanitary meth-
ods employed for disposal of waste
food. Wliei rats may die In the walls
poisoning Is not recommended, lint
where this condition cannot result
barium carbonate worked Into almost
any kind of food Is the poison to use
Snap traps, ofien called "guillotine
traps," are the most effective in trap-
ping. The traps should he placed la
every part of the house that rats fre-
quent. One or two traps are not
to see that It Is - -cu/ely nulled, not
only al the rim of the basket hut furth-
er down toward the bottom, so as to
prevent undue leverage which may
break lose the nailing.
J CERTIFIED SEED 13 FAVORED
Potatoes Are Treated Before Planting
With Corrosive Sublimate or
Certified seed potatoes are now de-
manded by all good farmers. Such po-
tatoes are grown from certified seed
treated before planting with corrosive
The Average Acreage Yield ot P.itatoej
Has IncreaseJ 36 Per Cenf during
the Past Twenty Years.
sublimate or formaldehyde. The cr">p
gets the best of care. The fields nre
visited twice during the summer by
the state Inspector and nil foreign
varieties pulled out. At harvest they
are carefully assorted, only sound stock
true to name being sacki d. Afier
each bag is Inspected to make sure that
It Is true to type anil not mixed with
other varieties, It Is tagged with the
state label. Wisconsin. Maine. Min-
nesota nnd New York state potato
growers nre doing an Increasing busi-
ness raising certified seed
In the rate of growth and tlie intensity
with which hens lay, according to ttie
college. Some hens cun lay an egg
once In every 2-1 hours; others are not
able to produce an egg oftener than
once In 48 hours, although both have
the same cure and feed. If one hen
j can lay faster than anothe , It Inill-
| cates thnt she can digest large amounts
i of feed quickly. The experiments at
■ this point determine also the value of
; males as foundations of hlgh-produc-
i hie flocks.
The Cornell workers measured
several lots of males a year ago. and
i by observing the records of the off-
j spring, they say that they can tell
| from the appearance of tlie rooster
whether his daughters will he good
j layers. Members of the college staff
j think the results of these experiments
I will have as much value In developing
i efliclent poultry flocks as the original
j discovery that it was possible to de-
j termlne by appearance which hens
I were laying.
| A rooster to father egg-laying off-
I spring should grow rapidly and ma-
! ture quickly. He should appear deep
; bodied and short legged, full In breast
| nnd abdomen with a flat, wide hack.
; Ills head should he moderately short.
, set on a large full neck, and with
| prominent eyes. A good mnle for
breeding Is friendly, courageous and
proud of himself, culling attention to
Ills pride by frequent crowing.
Here Is another letter that mnkeu mt
happy," n.ivs Pi terson, of HulTalo. "On«
that I would rnth«r havo than a thousand'
.nl'Mo"ay ,sn,t everything In this world
There Is many a big hearted, rich maj
who woul.l give all ho has on earlh to be
able to produce a nmcity with such
mighty ht illns power as Petercon'd Oint-
ment. to si'li at ail •IrugglntB for cent?
a largo box."
"1 was an untold sufferer from old run.
ntng sore ami ulcers. 1 had tried most
everything v.lth t nny relief from pain.
A friend tolrt me of your wonderful oint-
ment nnd tho first box took away the
pain that had m t left me before in years'
and aftpr using Just nine dollars' worth
of the salve ! am cured, 'l'ho ulcer was
9 Inches by Inches. Is all hcnled and 1
an walk Never, never will I bo without
"You may use (Ids to recommend you*
ointment, If you wish. I cannot say enough
to praise it " Yours truly, Mrs. Albert
Southcott. Medina .M Y Matl order*
tilled by Peterson Ointment Co.. In*.. «uf
falo, N. Y.
VALUE OF ALFALFA PASTURE
Live Stock Man Can Use It for Hogs
or the Hay as Feed for Various
Tfie real value of alfalfa Is with the
live stock man who can either pasture
with hogs or use the hay for feeding
purposes. There Is no doubt about
the value of alfalfa as a hoa pasture
or as u feed for cattle and horses. A
yield of four or five tons per ncre
means a return which will cover any
trouble in getting a stand or Incon-
venience in handling the crop in the
A Case In Point.
"Some things are better left unsaid."
"Sure. Every breach of promise salt
CULLING IS IMPORTANT ITEM
Keep Only Hens That Have Vigor and
Vitality, Are Active and Molt
Late In Season.
Regular calling of the flock every
month or two Is on Important Item in
good poultry management. In select-
ing the bens thnt are to he used for
hutching eggs, be sure und select only
the best hens, for vigor nnd vitality
for egg production, and for good
standard qualities. Keep only the bens
that have vigor and vitality, capacity;
straight, thin, pelvic bones, and Hint
nre active and molt late In the season, j
HOGGING OFF COnFlN FAVOR
North Dakota College Secured Return
of $45 54 Per Acre by Using
Herd of Shotes,
Whfie corn usuully Is considered '
not as n money crop bnt one to cleau i
up the land, jet the North Dakota j
Agriculturol college received a re-
turn of S4S.54 per ocre by using 48
shotes to hog off 1(3 acres of flint corn !
in 1D1S, according to J, H. Bhepperd |
of the experiment station.
"The hugs were turned In the field
September tt, when they averaged llW
pounds in weight, and left there un-
til November 12, making an avemge
gain of 1M pounds, or a gain of 281.75
pounds per acre. They were market-
ed at KWl cents, which, allowing for
shrinkage, guve a return of $45 5-1 yer
MAKE HEN FLOCK PROFITABLE
With Possible Exception of Leghorns
Fowls Over Two Years Old Do
Not Pay to Keep.
Tt seldom pays to keep hens for lay-
ing after they are two mid one-half
years old. This may not he true of
Leghorns hut Is generally so of most
other breeds. Hens older than tills
may return some profit but younger
hens will return greater profits. In
this day of high-priced feed, culling
will muke poultry more profitable.
i our Skin
Ladies—A few days' treatment wftft
CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER FUJJS
will do more to clean
up the skin than *" gmBrt
ation. An im- J tt, ^
perfect com- >1 *9r ■ J ■ «—fc.
caused by a
6luggish liver. i
Millions of people, old. young and middle a^e,
take them for Biliousness, Dizziness, Sidi
Hradax;he, Ui>.*et Stomarh ard for Sallow.
Pimply and Blotchy Skin. They end fJbtf
misery of Constipation.
Smal] in ose-Small Prlca
require treatment with ■ remedy th«
"V <° «-kV A* yo™;U« £
VARIETY OF FEED ESSENTIAL
Every Flock of Hens Must Be Suppll«d
With Necessary Material to
j Every flock of hens Is nn egg fae-
! tory. Like any other factory the flock
| can be given the best materials In the
j world to work on and still fail to pro-
j dttce enough to pay for running the
' plant, (loot) feed In sufficient variety
| is necessary for egg production, but
the ability to manufacture eggs from
| feed must be there first.
HIGH MORTALITY IN POULTS
Some of Most Common Causes Are
Exposure to Cold and Dampness
The high mortality common In
young poults usuully Is due fo some of
the following causes: Exposure to
dampness nnd cold; Improper feeding;
close confinement; lice; predatory an-
imals ; weakness In the parent stoclw
WHO CAN ESCAPE CALUMNY?
How Chicago Lawyer's Quick Wit Go'i
Him Out of Somewhat Embar-
^ here s a lawyer in my towu," says
a member of the Chicago bar, "who t
sometimes forgetful, but never at
loss to right himself.
Once he had been engaged to plead
the cause of on offender and he ah
sent-niindedly began thus;
" 'I know the prisoner at the bar and.
be bears the character of being o most
consummate and Impudent scoundrel.'
At this point someone whispered to
h!m that the prisoner was his client
when he Immediately continued:
Ktit what great and good man evei
lived who was not calumniated
ninny of his contemporaries?* *
#M Morning (
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Garnett, A. J. The Independent. (Cashion, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 11, 1920, newspaper, November 11, 1920; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc107496/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.