The Labor Advocate Consolidated With The Citizen (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, September 29, 1911 Page: 3 of 8
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FEEDING IS IMPORTANT AS
PRINCIPAL SOURCE OF PROFIT
Farmar Now Provides Live Stock WUh Canned Green Fodder,
Called “Sflage," Made Most Commonly From Corn,
Cow-Peas, Clover, or Alfalfa. Chopped
Fine and Stored In Silos.
dubaad Tell* Story of Mrs.
Guthrie’s Long Illness and Is
Glad She Is Relieved.
Solid Mooern Concrete Sirs'.
The principal source of profit In
dairying, stock-raising and farming
lies In Improving the quality and at
the same time keeping down the cost
of production. In this matter of protlt
and loss nothing plays such an Im-
portant part as the question of feeds
and feeding. The natural feed for ani-
mals, the one on which they do best,
la green pasture. In climates subject
to frost, man has made the same pro-
vision for animals as for himself by
providing them In winter with canned
green fodder called “silage." Silage Is
made most commonly from corn, cow
peas, clover, sorghum, or alfalfa, mere-
ly chopped fine and stored In large
water-tight cans known as "silos.’’ In
dry weather or In winter, when green
pasture cannot be had, this feed is
equally good in producing a flow of
milk or in putting fat on animals. One
acre of a crop harvested as silage will
feed twice as much stock as the same
amount harvested in any other man-
Like a glass fruit jar, a silo must be
water-tight and jointless to keep the
allage from molding or “dry firing."
For this reason, and also because no
painting or repairing Is ever neces-
sary, solid-wall concrete silos are
coming Into general use.
The best silos are built circular In
Shape. The size depends upon how
many animals are to be fed daily, the
quantity In pounds for each animal s
dally feed, and the number of days it
may be necessary to feed them. The
silo Bhould be of such size that a layer
of silage at least two inches In depth
will be removed each day after feed-
ing has begun. This prevents a thin
top layer from molding. A dairy cow
requires about forty pounds of silage
per day, 'and the following table is
based on this amount. Forty pounds
is also the average weight of a cubic
foot of silage.
Locate the silo where It will be con-
venient for feeding. Usually It is
joined to the barn by means of a
chute and passageway with doors
Since the silo and its contents are
heavy. It must be built on solid
ground. The bottom of the foundation
should go below frost line. The silo
may, with advantage, extend four to
five feet Into the ground. Dig the pit
large enough to allow for the thick-
ness of tho circular wallB and a foot-
ing two feet wide.
In order to save lumber the con-
crete Is poured Into forms which can
be moved up as the concrete sets or
becomes hard. These movable forms
consist of two circular shells three to
four feet high, so made that one fits
within the other with space between
for a six-inch wall. The horizontal
framework consists of 2 by 4 inch Um-
bels cut to a circle, which are cov-
ered with sheet metal or wooden lag-
ging. Each piece must be long
enough to provide for a six-foot three-
inch length of the circumference of
the circle as well as several Inches for
the lap or strap joints. The forms are
raised by loosening them at the joints
and setting them up again on the fin-
ished section of the silo.
Concrete for siLes should be rich In
Portland cement and should be put
into the forms mushy wet. Mix It one
part cement to two parts sand to four
parts crushed rock. Four parts of
clean pit or bank-run gravel may be
used Instead of the sand and rock.
Measure all materials on the basis
that one bag of cement equals one
cubic foot. Many persons raise the
concrete In buckets, but the work can
be done more quickly and easily by
using a horse together with a der-
rick or a well braced Jib-boom fixed to
an adjoining building.
The first cost of concrete silos may
or may not be greater than that of the
best of any other kind. The time Is
now at hand when farmers, like rail-
roads and corporations, are consider-
ing the lasting qualities of buildings.
Concrete silos need no insurance;
they do not blow down or burn up.
They never have to be painted or re-
paired. With other kinds of silos dur-
ing their short lives these expenses
alone equal the first cost. Concrete
HANDY ON FARM
Scoop Detachably Connected and
Has Grooves for Tines—
A combination implement that li
handy for farm and atable use baa
been designed by a man In the state
Of Washington. It Is a fork and shovel
combined, and lta advantage la that it
tak.es up no more room than one of
these tools and enn quickly be turned
from one Into the other The baste
implement ts a fork, and the shovel
portion is adjustably connected. In
the head of the acoop arc hole*
through which’ the tines of the fork
pass when the scoop is to be attached,
and across the bottom ts a metal strip
with a series of longitudinal grooves,
through which the tines also pass and
which serves to hold the shovel firmly
In position. The usefulness of such
a tool can readily be understood. In
a case where a man has both shovel-
ing and forking to do, as around a
barnyard, he can accomplish the work
by a quick transformation of thia de-
vice instead of having to go and get
a different implement every once In a
The removal of weed cowa from the
herd is doing more for the dairy busi-
ness than perhnpa any other one
thing. Bo profitable has this line of
dairy work proved that many dairy-
men who were about ready to abandon
the dairy business have taken a fresh
start But the mere removal of weed
cows Is not enough. Their places
must be taken by better ones. These
are easily secured by using pure-bred
sires of known milk producing strains
Records show that this line of work is
also profitable. More and more dairy-
men annually are adopting It. Some
men themselves do the work of weed
lng and breeding; others rely upon
cow-testing associations. These as-
sociations cost little and pay well as
Wants Bureau of Inspection.
The Kansas department of agrlcul
ture wants to establish a bureau to
Inspect grain feed, seed and bay with
the purpose of raising the standard
on theta commodities. Chicago and
St Louis already have such bureau*.
Beaufort, N. C.—Mr. Luther Guthrie
writes as follows; "My wife suffered
with horrible headaches for ten years,
and I spent Three Hundred Dollars
for doctor bills for her, but nothing;
did her any good.
1 had read about Cardul for years
back, but never tried It, until last Oc-
tober, when I decided to get it for my
Now she has taken two bottles, and
It has done her two thousand dollars
worth Af good.
She is entirely well, and has not
had another attack of headache since
she commenced to take Cardul.
Just as long as the medicine is
made, I shall have Cardul In my home.
1 can't praise It half enough.’’
Cardul has cured sick women, after,
other medicines have failed. It Is
made of ingredients that act specifical-
ly on the womanly constitution. It Is
not a cure all. It Is a medicine for
women, and only for women.
For more than 50 years, It has been
In widely extended use, by women of
all ages, and has given perfect satis-
faction, as a remedy for rebuilding
womanly health and strength.
Try it yourself. Jt will help you,
K. H.—IVrltr toi ladles' Advlaory
Dept., rbaitauunga Medicine Co., Chat*
tanooica, Tfnc, for Special laatrne-
tlona, and flt-pnae bonk, “Home Treat*
men! for Women,’’ aeat la plain wrap-
per, ob requrat,
THE TRUfH ABOUT BLUING.
• • -.» r
Talk No. 1.
Avoid liquid bluing. Every drop of
water, is adiArorhiion. Half a cent's
worth of blue 1n a large bottle filled
with water Is sold for five cents or 10
cents In many places.
Always use RED CROSS BALL
BLUE, the blue that's all blue A
large two-Oz. package, all blue, sells
for 5 cents or 4-oz. for 10 cents. De-
lights the laundress AT ALL GOOD
SILENCE IS GOLDEN.
Mrs. Roley—Poor dear, he hasn't
■aid a word for three weeks.
Dr. Bull-Frog—Well, you don’t want
him to croak, do you?—Exchange.
HANDS BURNED LIKE FIRE
"I can truthfully say Cutlcura Rem-
edies have cured mo of four long
years of eczema. About four years
ago I noticed some little pimples
coming on my little finger, and not
giving It any attention, It soon became
worse and spread all over my bands.
If I would have them In water for a
long time, they would burn like fire
and large cracks would come. I could
lay a pin in them. After using all
the salves I could think of. I went to
three different doctors, but all did j
me no good. The only relief I got was
"So after hearing so much about the
wonderful Cuticura Remedies, I pur- j
chased one complete set, and after
using them three days my hands were I
much better. Today my hands are
entirely well, one set being all I used.” j
(Signed) Miss Etta Narbcr, R. F. D. 2,
Spring Lake, Mich., Sept. 26, 1910.
Although Cuticura Soap and Oint-
ment are sold everywhere, a sample
of each, with 32-page book, will be
mailed free on application to "Cuti-
cura,” Dept. 2 L, Boston.
Not All Smoked.
L. White Busbey, secretary to for-
mer Speaker Cannon, was explaining
that the speaker did not smoke so
much as people thought he did.
“My understanding,” suggested one
of the party, "is that he gets away
with about 20 cigars a day."
“Oh, well,” said Busbey, "but he
eats half of ’em."—Sunday Magazine.
Important to Mathers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infanta and children, and aee that it
In Use For Over 30 *Y ears.
Children Cry for Fletcher’s Castoris
Play It or Raise Itl
A German composer has written an
altisonant piece of music called
"Hell.” There will be any number
of people In this country able to play
It at a glance.—Houston Post.
Milly—I put away my last year’s
bathing suit in camphor, but It evap-
Billy—The bathing suit?
Smokers like Lewis’ Single Binder cigar
for its rich mellow quality.
8omehow wo can’t help feeling sor-
ry for an ox-hero.
Cause of the Excitement.
The sons of the rich were en
tliuslastlcally following some one
down the street
"What's up?" some one asked.
A rather more accommodating
young nabob than the others turned
"Do you see that tall fellow up
front?" he asked.
"Well." he said, "he’s discovered a
new way to spend money.”
The groat horseman who Is winning
most of the big races for fast trotters
with that farm horse, "ft T C.." record
t'C', says: "Sl'OHN'S DISTEMPER
crifE Is the best remedy for all forms of
Distemper and coughs 1 have ever known
I have used It a number of years." All
druggists or send tit manufacturers. 60o
and $1 a bottle Hpohn Medical Co., Cham-
lats, Uoahen. lnd., U. S. A.
Needed at Home.
Brown—That Is the worst behaved
kid I ever saw. Do you know his
Jones Ills father Is one of those
scientific management exports.—Puck.
TO DRIVE OCT M II.A Itl A
AMI Itl II.D I P THE SYSTEM
Take Hie Old tlaudsld UKOYka TASTICI.K88
! <1111.1. 'PoNlt . T'pi new shut you arw utYliig.
'I’li.' t irimila Is plain! pnnn-il on every botlls,
•howl .s It Is diupiv tjidiimr and Iron In a II
and th«< most ofTt-ctual foiui. For
A Great Grace.
It Is no great matter to associate
with the good rind gentle, for tills Is
naturally pleading to all nml everyone
willingly enjoyeth peace and loveth
those-best that agree with’him. But
to be able to live peaceably with hard
and perverse persons, or with the tils
orderly, or with such as go contrary to
us, Is a great grace, and « most com-
mendable and manly tiling—Thomas
uiul ciklUirou, 6U ceutt-
IM» I «• lt*h9
tciui. Fur gruwu
When we read tho lives of distin-
guished men in any department we
find them always celebrated for the
amount of labor 1 hey could perform.—
Make the Liver
Do its Duty
Nine times in ten when the liver la
right the stomach and bowels are right.
CARTER S LITTLE
gently but firmly com^
pel a lazy liver
do its duty.
end Distress After Eating.
SMALL PILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICK
Genuine must bear Signature
Folly of Vain. Regrets.
The late John \V. Gates, an Incur-
able optimist, harped continually on
able optimist, harped continually on
the futility of pessimism, Ope of Mr.
Gates's epigrams, still quoted on the
Chicago Stock Exchange, ran:
"He who nurses foolish hopes may
be an ass, but he- Is not such an nss
us he w ho nurses .vain, regrets."
His .Idea. ,
"An Ahkound Is the best man of his
kind, isn’t he, pop?” . .
"I believe so, son.” •
“Then, pop, If I-kill more files than
all the other fellows, 1 will be an
Ahkound of Swat?”
BEAUTIFUL POST CARDS FREE
8end 2r Mamp for flvt» sample* of my very cholc-
fit ,ttold Kmitossed Hlrihdit/, Flower and Motto
Post Cards; beautiful colors and loneliest design*.
Ait Post Card Club. 7m Jackson St., Topeka, Kansas
Poverty hath Its own reward. A poor
man isn’t asked to contribute.tii a cam-
paign fund. ’* ,,
Mr*. Wtanlow’s Soothing Syrop for Children
teething, softens the guuis*, reduce*. Inflamma-
tion, allays pain, cures wind colic, 4<»c a bottle.
It’s one kind of toughrluck ’to strike
oil when borifig for water. "
Tell the dealer you want a Lewis’ Sibgla
Binder straight 5c cigar.
Ood is closer to us than any trou-
ble can be.
POOR APPETITE ....
' COStlVENESS "
take the Bitters first. You will
find it exceedingly helpful.
The Pure Fond Law stopped the sale
of htttiili t tie of fraudulent medicines. They
I'tnilil ’ not stand invest igat o n Hamlins
Wizard Oil has stood the trat of investi-
gation for nearly sixty years.
If a man smokes In the house and
his wife Is afraid her curtains will bo
ruined, he should be obliged to lake
1 or ton t uo'iit of t itrntiM- | ISoliW
iTIrorft.KrrofulotiM rit ors.X urkt ost* I l< crn.lii*
<1 >ltmt I lr«*r*..M« r« uri.i 1 I lt'«-ra, Whitt* Sm tdl-
InMilk I.re. I’Vver Sort**.»ii »r
MU’C ■** f it I • lly mull 50 cent*.
M. DK INKt O., M
.1. 1*. Al l I N
obi.iliti*.1 or no ftw rhairrM.
Book hid! advicr frt*t-
u tTHii t'ti iu II. H IIor-
nittii A. Pliiillp*. 800 II. UftliiiigUiit.D.C*
Penits EVe Salve
ACTS At OK*
W. N. U., Oklahoma City. No. 39-1911.
^ STARCH “
FOR 5HIRT5 COLLARS CUFFS AND FINE LINEN
W. L DOUGLAS
*2.50, *3.00, *3.50 & *4.00 SHOES
WOMEN wmt WX. Doug las stylish, perfect
fitting, easy walking boots, because they giva
long wear, same as W.UDouglas Men's shoos.
THE STANDARD OF QUALITY
FOR OVER 30 YEARS
The workmanship which has madeW. L.
Douglas shois famous the world over is
maintained in every pair.
If I could take you into my large factories
at Brockton, Moss., and show you how
carefully W.L.Douglas shoes are made, you
would then understand why they are war-
ranted to hold their shape, fit better and
wear longer than any other make for the price
CAUTION T*,fl genuine hftv* W. L DourIm
vni# I mil name auri price stamped on bottom
If you cannot obtain W. 1> Dougin* shoe* In"
jour town, write for catalog. Shoes *ent direct ONK PAIR of my BOTH* 89,DJIOof
from factory to wearer, all chari’ti prepaid. W.L *3.00 KIIOKS will positivelyontweaf
1WUGLAH, 146 bpark HU. Brockton. Mm. TWO PAULS of ordinary boys’ahmo
End Your Ironing Troubles
| Curs* vcslp _____________
A0c,md tLQOst Drugglot*
your LIVE stock
to OKLAHOSA CITY NATIONAL STOCK YARDS.
AJ The most serviceable starch on
the market today. Works equally
well hot or cold and produces a
finish unequaled by any other
One trial will prove its merits
and make you a confirmed user.
See that you get
time. Big 16-ounce
package for 10 cents at
Fa R ick ft*6
ins and beautifies the b*lr.
1 * laiumnt growth.
Mails to Beatore Gray
to lta Youthful Color,
lly diaeaeee ft heir failing,
and tl .00 at Druggists 1
Defiance Starch Co.
If afflicted with ]
•ore «yea, um i
Cattle. Hogs, Sheep:
When Building Church, School or Theater
or reseating same, write for Catalog X9, mentioning class of building. Dealers, write lor
agency proposition. Everything in Black-boards and School Supplies. Ask for Catalog S9.
AMERICAN SEATING COMPANY. 218 80. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IIL
A Fine Ge
no bad eft
ply it, writ
Ready for It.
“Young man, have you mada any
preparation! for the rainy day?”
“Oh, yes,” replied the son of
prominent millionaire, "la addition
to my roadster, J have a corking j ood
limousine that will easily hold
liberal Tonic. Contains no arsenic or other poisons. Leaves
feet* like quinine. If your Druggist or Merchant can’t sud-
ts to ARTHUR PETER & CO., Gen. Agfa, Louisville, Ky.
BUT NOT ON IR-
WE 5Je? J MR, A~7;r Vaiier:
Munlmia. Works ar<- 90 per cent, completed and are constructed under the
supervision of the Carey Land Board, tu.000 acres Irrigated In 1911. Klch
soil, no drouth, sure crops, abundant water, delightful climate. 80 bushels
wheat and 100 of oats per acre. Terms, ItO.CO per acre, tfi.W eush at time of
We ask no one to tile on these lands
------— j, you are Interested write
CO., VALIElt, MONTANA.
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HIIiir, balance In 14 yearly payments. Wc ask no one to tile on these lands
without making a careful, personal Inspection. If you arc Interested write
fur further Information to CLINTON, HL’HTT A CO., VALIElt, MONTANA.
Death Lurks in A Weak Heart
VlMtsRtaMltoM Dm* C»H M«m»hl*. Tmm. Rrl*« 91.00
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Jourdan, R. L. The Labor Advocate Consolidated With The Citizen (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, September 29, 1911, newspaper, September 29, 1911; Tulsa, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1075660/m1/3/: accessed January 17, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.