The Moore Messenger. (Moore, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 3, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 21, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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HOME-MADE STALLS AFFORD
COMFORT AND CLEANLINESS
Absolute Necessity In Any Dairy Barn and Can Be Made
By Any Farmer Possessing Required
Cow comfort and cleanliness consid-
ered, some form of a cow stall Is al-
most an absolute necessity In a dairy
barn. Rigid stanchions are not com-
foi'able. Too often they do not in-
Prof. C. A. Ocock of the Wisconsin
College of Agriculture, is the author
of a recent bulletin on sanitary cow
The stall herewith lllusirated, It Is
Uiought, will answer the Are require-
ments established as standard by one
prominent dairy authority: First,
cleanliness; Becond, comfort; third,
| bar. The hay rack Is so arranged that
; it allows more room at the bottom of
the stall than at the top. This forces
i the cow to stand back from the hay
I rack when eating and, of coarse,
I places her nearer to the gutter. The
| < rossbar which has already been re-
ferred to can be moved forward or
backward to accommodate large or
small cows. The chain or rope with
which each cow Is tied Ib so arranged
that when she lies down she is drawn
forward which further aids In keeping
her body In front of the crossbar. The
door In front is hinged at the top and
opens upward and forw ard for the pur-
UK costume shown on the
left Is a pretty dress of
i. 2 ^ rose eollenne; the skirt
Ji'M'iV hn- II plain front, also
sides and back to just
past the hips; the lower
part Is then finely tucked and Joined
on under a wrapped seam.
Pltce lace fortng the yoke and un
dtr-sleeves, the former 1b edged with
three rows of narrow braid, and a
plaiting of material or silk; below
this the material Is finely tucked all
over, except where a strip of Insertion
Is taken over the shoulder; this also
edges the over-sleeveB.
Materials required: Seven and a
half yards eollenne 42 Inches wide, V4
FOR THE SUMMER CURTAIN
Window Draperies May Be Dainty,,
Though of the Simplest Styles
Dainty curtains for a bedroom In
the summer home may be made from
dotted swIss In coin size, widely scat
tered. . ...
Make the curtains to the sash with
a five-Inch hem down the fronts and
across bottom, or the hem should be
wide enough for three llneR of dots.
fTsIng each dot for a basis, work In
It a daisy design In colored mercer
l7.ed cotton. Make the petals With
loops of the threads as In lazy daisy
Htltch, bringing them all to center <>l
dot and spreading on circumference
where they are caught with a tiny
These daisies may be all In one
color; In two tones of a given shade,
or even two contrasting BhBdes., The
coloring should be alternated. For
Instance, where there are three rows
of dots In the hem the two outer ones
can be worked In a palo yellow, and
the center in orange; or every other
dot should be light and the following
Where more color Is wanted the
hems can be turned up on right side,
mltered at corner and the hemming
covered with a line of briarstitchlng,
or In two rows of half-Inch chain
stitch to correspond In color with the
TO PROCURE BORDURE EFFECT
Many Ways by Which Style, Just Now
So Popular, May Be
Bordered materials, which are the
•borders" of the French, nre having
renewed success owing to the tunic
Ine and the plaited short skirt.
Pattern dresses all bIiow a certain
decorated portion ready for use as
a tunic, or else a sufficient length of
print or embroidery in depth Bulted
to a skirt.
Pointing with stencllboard and dyes
has been resorted to on sheer voiles
to bring about the bordure effect,
while the applique cut from cretonne
or chintz is frequently applied to the
garment proper and draped with chif-
fon to Boften the possible crudeness
of the hasty work.
The bordure is to be got by various
methods. One device is the applique-
Ing of motifs of cluny upon handker
chief linen and the enhancing of this
knee-deep work by powdered patterns
of hand embroidery In coarse Japanese
This form of flat embroidery, too.
has been employed alone to give u
bordure effect to the tunic and the
fichu, which often match.
Tucks to Curve Sleeve.
Siade on rather straight lines, the
best blovse sleeves of sheer linen
show from five to seven tiny tucks
crossing the front seam of the sleeve
just where the sleeve naturally wrin-
kles with the turn of the arm.
you see, these will give the desired
—the necessary—curve, and you may
select the exact position for your own
exclusive plaits by trying on the
blouse with the sleeve in place and se-
cured at the armhole, and by observ-
ing the wrinkles fct the turn of the
dozen yards braid, yards Inser-
The other design shows an equally
pretty style carried out In lobelia
blue satin cashmere; the skirt lits a
plain upper part cut In a point at the
hack, and edged with a strap of the
material; groups of buttonB and loops
are also sewn In front; the lower part
Is tucl.d where it joins the upper.
Jet ornaments trim the bodice below
yoke, which 1b of finely tucked nlnon.
The upper part of sleeve is tucked;
below this are two puffs divided by
a Jetted band; the drop cuff is ol
Materials required: Eight yards
satin 42 Inches wide, 1 yard tucked
The Exclusive China Store
Zhe Exclusive China Sloie
LAST WEEK OF OUR
get busy ifyou W olr regul^priceB are low. buying as we do.
Jobbers' prices. The ^ discount* g Hun(ireds of
HiteSaiSE1ffiw The BP.C-
ial prices named will certainly move thim i
Come in today! Don't wait!
All Pressed Glassware at 25 Per Cent Discount
25c Glass Pitcher
50c Glass Pitcher
$1.00 Glass Pitcher
10c Glass Tumblers
18c 25c Glass Bowl now
.SKC 40c " " "
75c 75c Prescut Bowl
nHc $1.00 4-piece Table Set
03c i And hundreds of others
Dinnerware, 20 Per Cent Discount
Still greater discounts are made up to 50 per cent on odd lots. Buy your
dinnerware now at dollar saving prices.
$3.50- 44-piece Dinner Set, removal sale •
$15.00 Dinner Set, 100 pieces, sale price
White and Gold, Half Price
Imported Semi-Porcelain, will not crack or craze. First c'ass m every way
20c Breakfast Plates now 10c each 35c ( ream Pitcher now 15c eac h
90c Large Pitcher now 15c each $1.60 Cor D.sh now 85ceach
Make good use of time. Buy now!
Wholesale and Retail
116 Main, Oklahoma City
The Model Stall.
Bordered materials m".ke many sum
Plumes to match the gown are used
on black lints.
In Paris, short skirted evening
gowns are fashionable.
New combing Jackets are made of
Some of the cotton foulards are as
beautiful as the silks.
Hats of black straw are seen
trimmed with silver braid.
Crochet lace Is smart on gowns,
jabots, blouses and even on hats.
Cornflower yellow is one of the new-
cut shades for evening gowns.
There 1b a craze for brown and
many new shades have been shown.
Many of the new turbans are
trimmed with huge bows of change-
able ribbon at the back.
Parasols are seen with long, fantas-
tic handles of carved wood, uch as
elephant and bulldog heads.
convenience in feeding, milking and
cleaning; fourth, economy of construc-
tion; fifth, secure enclosing.
This stall Ib built as Indicated in the
drawing to force the cow to stand with
her hind feet between the crossbar
and gutter; in this way keeping the
Btall proper perfectly clean. When
lying down the cow necessarily steps
forward and lies In front of the cross-
pose of admitting grain and water. An j
will be noted the partitions are so ar- j
ranged as to make it almost itnpos- |
Bible for one cow to step upon the ud- j
der of another lying in the adjoining !
stall. This Is a feature of merit which
will be recognized by any one who
has ever had charge of milk cows.
Ten of the model stalls. It has been
estimated, would cost $60.33.
Souhtwestern Mar bio
and Granite IWorks
FOREIGN AND AMERICAN MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS
SPECIAL ATTENTION TO OUT OF TOWN BUSINESS
SENSIBLE 10WA HOG HOUSE
WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF
VAUtTS, COPING, ETC.
22S W. RE* 0 AYE-
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.
Thinking it may be of interest and
encouragement to your readers who
are raising pigs farrowed In midwin-
ter, 1 herewith send sketch and de-
scription of hog house planned by Mr.
James P. Condon of Oak Park farm.
In this vicinity, writes Thomas O.
Boyle of Webster county, Iowa, In
Homestead. He has at the present
writing 50 little pigs born in February,
during the coldest period. They are
thriving and in fine condition, and Mr.
Condon gives the credit to the place he
I has for housing them. They show-
promise of meeting a $10 market. Last
summer, after an investigation as to
materials and proportions of hog
houses In general, he came to the con-
clusion that hollow cement blocks was
i the material he desired, and that most
I of them were too wide for sufficient
I sunlight and ventilation, bo he had
one built according to his own ideas.
He used a hollow cement block with a
water and frost-proof facing. Having
a fine sand pft on his farm he con-
Increased Use of Automobile By
Farmers Shows That It Is
Real Convenience In
Tills la an elegant style, and would
make up to perfection In amethyst
fine face cloth. The skirt is very
pretty; It has a tunic or over-skirt
cut with a point at the back, and the
right side of front crossed over to the
left; the underskirt is then cut In a
train, and edged at the foot by silk
] embroidered insertion, which also
edges the overskirt, and trims the
waistband, that gives a slightly high-
waisted effect in front. Rucked chif-
fon is used for the under-sleeves and
yoke, the material is set plainly to
I yoke! and bretelles are taken over the
\ shoulders and trimmed with insertion,
I (he over sleeves are trimmed tc
(By H. B. HARPER.)
Automobile manufacturers general-
ly are recognizing the possibilities of
expanding their business by adapting
their product to the needs of the
Prosperous as never before, with a
larger crop than in any previous
years, the farmer has money to spend
and the farmer with money wants to
and does live every whit as well as
his city brothers and generally better.
The thing to consider is what type
of car will best meet the require-
! ments of the farmer buyer. First is
1 the question of roads. The country
I roads are not all gravel roads or
I macadamized turnpikes.
j The successful country car must be
one which will travel over inferior
roads—roads that sometimes are
heavy with mud, roads that are often
: covered 12 inches or more with new
fallen untrodden snow.
Here the first essential is light
weight. A good light weight car
should be selected. A car weighing
2,000 to 3.000 pounds Is not a prac-
tical car for all around country serv-
ice. A car weighing 1,200 pounds Is
much better suited to the average
Then, too, this light car can easily
travel off the regular roads, over the
fields to any part of the farm
traded with a cement concern to do
the work. They made the blocks on
the ground on an up-to-date block ma-
chine. The building is 64 feet long, 10
feet w ide and 10 feet high on the front
and 7 feet high in back. He put on a
tjiree-ply rubberold roof, which is
warmer than shingles, and guaranteed
for 15 years with a coat of paint every
three to five years. He had a cement
! feed lot put in, running the entire
| length of the building, and believes It
j is a great factor in having healthy
hogs and more sanitary than any other
kind. It also makes a fine approach,
lie has a tight board fence in front of
the feed platform, thus having a good
\ windbreak, and on sunny days their
hogshlps enjoy a sunning thereon. The
j fall and winter was a good time for the
test of the wall, and It proved both
1 water and frost proof. Part of the
; lime Mr. Condon uses sand for bed-
ding, but through the coldest weather
I it was necessary to put in straw for
the brood sows and their litters.
| The next point of Importance lies in
simplicity of design, accessibility of
j all parts and perfect standardization
; of vaiious parts. While the average
! farmer Is a much better mechanic
than is the city man, due to long use
of agricultural implements, he has no
garage to call on for repair work and
must do it all. The less complicated
the mechanism, the better suited to
the farmer's need.
Any trip—business or pleasure—
can be made in decidedly less time
with a car than with horses. In
planting, plowing or harvest times
this saving is valuable. A quick trip
to the city for repairs for a mower
or a reaper and back again in a
hurry is very important when the
grain is ripe or the grass is ready.
"Green-Eyed Monster" Invades Congress
JEALOUSY between the house and
senate has broken out in a new
1 form. This time it has nothing to do
' with procedure or legislation. It has
been discovered that Representative
Adamson of Georgia can dispose of
more food at one sitting than any
other member of the house. Senator
1 Stephen B. Elkins of West Virginia,
who stands high on the list of million
aires in the senate, has the reputation
i of being able to eat more at one meal
than most of his colleagues can get
iway with at two sittings. Mr.
Adamson is strongly backed by the
southern members of the house while
S the s°nators are willing to back Mr.
Elkins. The sporty members of con-
gress arc anxious to arrange a con-
test at which the question will be set-
tled. The plan is to have Dielt Shaw,
the caterer of the senate restaurant,
make ail the necess' "v arrangements.
HORSE FOR HARNESS MENDING
Excellent Implement for Holding
Leather and Blankets—Made
From Barrel Staves.
The stitch-horse shown in the illus-
tration is intended to hold blankets
and leather while one is sewing upon
them. Made at home from two barrel
staves by cutting them in two in the
middle and fastening them securely
I The only cheap way to put worn-
' out land into shape is to seed it down
' to clover, cut one crop and leave the
1 second growth to be plowed under.
Then the land will be in shape to re-
spond to fertilizers. I have found that
I I could get more income from a piece
of land by seeding down half of it to
i clover and putting all the manure and
fertilizer on the remaining half, than
by trying to keep the whole piece in
cultivation, says a writer in Baltimore
American. After a year or two in
clover and grass, the other half would
be plowed up. On a fresh sod a good
dressing of chemical fertilizers will
For Harness Mending.
I a light car is easier on tires, re-
duces gasoline and oil bills and calls
for less replacement expense.
Value of a Sow.
The bow that brings two litters a
year and nourishes them well until six
weeks old is worth two or three times
pork prices, however high pork may
be. Never fatten your reliable sows
| until they fail to be reliable.
to a four-inch block at the bottom.
Sit upon a chair or hold the device
between the knees and fasten it to a
board eighteen inches wide. Sitting
upon this holds the stitch-horse suf-
ficiently firm to work.
Awful Fate of Blasphemer.
A terrible tale comes from Taslidje
j Novi-Bazar in the iBalkans, coneern-
I ing the lynching of a blasphemer by
The "dope sheets" In the possession
of senators seem to show that Mr.
Elkins is in better form than Mr.
Adamson. His best performance of
which there Is an authenticated record
was made at Hot Springs. Va., where
he went to see Mr. Taft, before the
latter became president. The morn-
ing of his arrival the senator ordered
two plates of peaches and cream, a
box of crackers and a quart of milk, a
whole chicken, broiled; half a dozen
"flannel cakes' and a large pot ol
coffee. As he left the table the sen-
lator remarked that it was strange how
I his appetite disappeared as soon as he
i left his borne in the mountains of
j West Virginia.
Mr. Adamson, like Mr. Elkins, likes
to begin the day with a good break-
fast. Whenever he appears in the
House restaurant the chef is tipped
cT In a short time there is placed
be!e~e the Georgian a large platter
containing half a dozen Immense
sausagvs and enough potatoes to feed
a who'll family. When these have
been dlifvised of Mr. Adamson pro-
ceeds to attack not less than a dozen
griddle oaken, during the course of
which he disp*>:«es of a quart, mon
or less, of maple ulrup.
an infuriated mob of Mohammedans.
The victim was a common laborer,
and in course of drunken vaporings
he gave utterance to certain blasph-
emous remarks which aroused the
listening crowd to frenzy. T he man
t.as dragged into the yard of an ad-
jacent house, and he!-1 ''"-n whilst
a quantity of lead was melted. He
was then ordered to open his mouth,
' mid as he refused and kept it tightly
] closed his lips were forced apart and
' his teeth broken after which the mol-
ten lead was poured down his throat.
Life and Strife
The law of the worthy life is funda-
| mentally the law of strife. It is only
through labor and painful effort, by
grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
Conorete Floors Injurious.
Opponents of the use of concrete for
floors in factories contend that the
stonelike surface is injurious to the
feet and backB of workmen, and that
the duBt ground from the concrete
' finds its way into and Injures the ma-
"And, oh, mother," said the little
i girl. "Lucy oJnes had such an awful
| hat on. So Annie gave her an "int*,
1 she said, i wouldn't wear • ti Ing like
1 that.' Manchester Guardian.
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