Pauls Valley Democrat. (Pauls Valley, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 7, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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" I suffered, during girlhood, from womanly weakness,"
writes Mrs. Mollie Navy, of Walnut, N. C. "At last, 1 was j
almost bed-ridden, and had to give up. We had three
doctors. All the time, 1 was getting worse. 1 had bad
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anybody. In 8 weeks, 1 was well. 1 had been an invalid
for 5 weary years 1 Cardui relieved me, when everything
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Greater Farm Efficiency
How to Select Best Seed Cora |
By PROF. R. A. MOORE t Wisconsin College of Agriculture I
„„„ Ladies' AdvUorr Dept.. Ch ttMoo«« Medlcim Co.. Chit
lor Special Instructions. nd 64-paic book. " Hone Treatment lor Women.
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Cood and Bad Type* of Kerneli. Th Four Kernel* at the Left Are of th«
Proper Types to Chooae. Each of tho Othera la Faulty and «n Ear
Containing Such Kernel* Should Not Be Chosen for 8eed.
Get the cash for your
I am located at I. A. Ross'- store
back of National Bank of Commerce,
and want your Produce and will pay
the highest eash price for it. I have >
good outlet for them and will be able
to pay vou more in cash than any one
else. B. M. DAVIS.
TAX CERTIFICATES TO BE SOLO.
County Treasurer, J. F. Trim-
mer, who last fall at the sale of
land for delinquent taxes bought
about $45,000 worth of tax cer-
tificates on behalf of the county,
is now negotiating the sale of
the certificates to Kansas City
parties. While Mr. Trimmer
has authority under the law to
sell the certificates he submitted
the proposition to the County
Commissioners Monday who ad-
vised him to sell the certificates.
The sale has not yet been made
but the prospects are good for a
sale in the future. The certifi-
cates are for the years 1910 and
Jefferson and Stephens counties,
which association will be held
at Chickasha March 21st and
22nd. His subject will be
"Some Needed Reforms in Sec-
$100 Reward, $100
The readers of this paper will tie
pleased to learn that there is at least one
dreaded disease that science has been
able to cure in all Its stages, and that is
Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is the only
tositlve cure now known to the medical
fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional
disease, requires a constitutional treat-
ment. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken in-
ternally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system, there-
by destroying the foundation of the dis-
ease, and giving the patient strength by
building up the constitution and ass sting
nature in doing its work. The proprietors
have ao much faith in its curative pow-
ers that they offer One Hundred Dollars
for any case that it fails to cure. Send
for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
George's Place is now pre
pared to serve anything in the
short order line.
Seed Corn for Sale
I have a limited amount of
White Wonder Seed Corn
for sale. It is guaranteed to be
sound. See samples at Rice's
grocery store or at J. S. P. Simp-
son's county scales, or address
me at Pauls \ alley.
J. C. Menefee.
The Christian Helpers will
serve dinner on Sales Day every
second Monday in the months of
February, Marce and April, fcf
ATTENTION, CONFEDERATE VETERANS
Comrades, the time has again
arrived for us to meet and make
arrangements looking forward
to the National Reunion at Ma
con, Ga.; also to elect our camp
officers, pay our annual dues
and per capita tax. This is
highly important as it gives us
a voice through our delegates to
obtain badges for same. There-
fore it is highly important to have
a full meeting on the following
dates: February 24, March 16
and 30, April 20 and 27. All
come or send in their dues, 10c,
jif you can't come, nam your
postoffice. Thos. F. Berry,
Fitzhugh Lee Camp 1705.
COMPLIMENT FOR PROF. DUNCAN
Prof. M. H. Dinicaii has heen
asked by the State Board of
Education to write an outline
of an English history for a
course of study to be prepared
by the state board for the high
schools of the state. Prof. Dun-1
can will also deliver an address j
before the Tri County Teachers
Association, composed of Grady,'
The Coal You Want
We wish to call your atten
tion to our $8.50 Crescent
smokeless coal. The kind that
burns without soot, does not
stop up the pipe, smoke up the
house and makes very little ash.
It's the kind that keeps the
housewife smiling. Quality,
price and good service.
Cheaper grades from S5 to $7.
J. J. Cummings Gin,
48tf Phone 130
SPRING IS HERE
And you will soon begin your gar-
dening. We are prepared to furn-
ish you with the best of garden and
Seed Potatoes. Onion Sets,
In fact any thing you need in this
line. Call on us when you need any
thing in our line.
the valley grocery
The first point In Judging (seed corn
It to determine its trueness to the type
or breed characteristics. There are
breeds of corn, like breeds of cattle,
which hpve peculiar colors or forms
which distinguish them; as for In-
stance, the Sliver King is a white va-
riety and the Golden Glow a yellow
variety. It is difficult to distinguish
between breeds of the same color,
but this may be learned by experience
in handling corn of different breeds.
In pure corn of any breed there are
certain marks which can be eaBlly
The ideal ear Is cylindrical, conform-
ing to the standard for the variety and i
not crooked or too tapering.
It is as difficult to find an ear of
corn perfect In shape as it is to find
cows, horses and sheep with perfect ^
forms. The shape of ears of the dif-,
ferent varieties of corn differ as
widely as the shape and form of the
different pure breeds of cattle. Each
class and variety has a characteristic i
shape peculiar to itself. For example, j
Silver King corn has an ear of me-
dium length, large in circumference,
while the Golden Glow has an ear con-
siderably shorter and finer in cob and
The most desirably shaped ear Is
cylindrical from butt to tip. Where
ears are Inclined to taper. It will be
noticed that two or four rows, as a
rule, are dropped near the middle of
the ear. In scoring corn, take Into
consideration the soil and climatic con-
ditions In which the corn Is grown.
The shape of a desirable ear for cen-
tral Illinois would differ In many re-
speats from the shape most desirable
for Wisconsin. The shorter growing
season in Wisconsin demands a shal-
lower kernel and a smaller ear to en-
able the corn to mature in a short
The color of the grain should be uni-
form and true to the color standard
for the variety, free from missing or
The color of the cob should be a
bright cherry red for yellow corn and
pure white for white corn.
The color of the corn varies with
the- breed. The Sliver King corn has
a cream color, while the Boone Coun-
ty White has a pearly white color.
Where these shades predominate they
become characteristic c' the breeds, i
Yellow breeds vary slightly in color I
from a pale yellow to a deep orange,
and can only be known by a thorough
A bright cherry red cob denotes
health and vigor In corn and a pale or
dark red cob denotes lack of constitu-
tion or vitality. The white corn cobs
should be a glistening white and ot a
dead pale color.
Some farmers prefer to grow corn of
certain colors. From tests made by
breeders of corn, and by experiment
stations, it has been found that in
general, color makes no difference so
far as feeding value is concerned, and
It Is merely a matter of choice of the
grower as to the color of corn he de-
Market condition means general ex-
cellence and the degree of ripeness or
maturity. Corn that shows a tendency
to be loose on the cob with wide
spaces between the kernels should be
scored off severely under market con-
When corn is scored from the feed-
er's standpoint It is not cut so severe-
ly as from the grower's or seedsman's
stawdpoipt. When we consider that a
bushel of corn plants about six acres
and realize the importance to be at-
tached to uniformity of stand we see
the value of considering the market
condition from the grower's standpoint
In a critical way.
Corn will gradually become accus-
tomed to its surroundings and will ad-
just Itself to varying conditions of Boll
and climate. By selecting those ears
for seed that show good market con-
dition, even if there be but a few in
the entire field, the earliness of the
corn can be Improved materially.
The kernels should extend over the
tip of the ear In regular rows, and be
uniform in size and shape. They Bhould
extend over the butt of the eafin reg-
ular rowB and be well developed and
A perfect tip has a central kernel
called th.e cap. which is completely
surrounded with uniform kernels. A
perfect tip Is rarely found, but those
which come nearest to the Ideal should
be chosen, provided It is not at the ex-
pense of other more important factors.
The tip kernels are likely to be flinty
and ot & pop corn shape, which is un-
desirable in dent corn. If bare tips
are noticeable to Quite an exteut
throughout the field, it may be due to
the fact that the silks representing
the tip kernels which were formed last
were too late to receive the pollen to
fertilize them. If ears having defec-
tive tips are used for seed, their un-
desirable characters will soon become
permanent. Open tips usually accom-
pany Bhallow and Irregular kernels on
the ear which makes the kernels on
that part of the ear undesirable foi
planting, on account of lack of uni
In judging the character of the butt
of an ear of corn, the way in which
the rows come over towards the shank
, is important. If the corn comes In
too close, the ears may drop off the
stalk during the ripening and not ful
' ly mature. All ears which have butts
j improperly filled should be rejected
j Corn breeders to desiring to get a
large proportion of corn to the cob,
i often choose ears with too small an at
j tachment for the shank. The butt and
| the tip kernels are rejected for plant
! ing, because they are more likely to
I be mixed with other varieties and
j owing to their peculiar formation, they
are not uniform, and interfere in the
planting. They also sevm weaker in
germination and are mere tardy in
Types of Good Ears. In Choosing
Seed Corn, Select Ears as Near the
Shape of Those Shown Here as
GEO. I. JORDAN
Lawyer and Notary Public
L. A. REEVES
Land and Loan Man
The Jordan Land & Loan Co.
Plenty of Money to Laau on Long lime at a
Low Rate of Interest
We give you prompt and henest service, and the full
amount of your loan. We will sell you a farm, or buy
you one or will buy yours if the title is good, and price
reasonable. ' Place your land with us. We solicit your
business. Call on us, or address us. at Pauls Valley,
Oklahoma. We advertise all property placed with us
Iree to the owners.
Is located in the famous Washita Valley on the trunk
lines of the Santa Fe railroad, with 17 daily passenger
trains, is the county seat of Garvin county, one of the
richest counties in the state. It is the natural trading
and distributing point for miles in every direction. The
city is known through the southwest for its progress-
Pauls Valley Has
4000 population; Finest educational system in Southern Oklahoma;
Four banks with deposits oi nearlf $1,000,000; Churches ol every
denomination; Two *30,000 school buildings; One $30,000 school
building now being erected; Extensive electric light plant ran by
water power; Sanitasy sewerage system; Local and long distant
telephone; Ice plant; Largest bit and spur factory in the southwest;
Flour mill'; Two grain elevators; Four cotton gins; Cotton compress;
Saw mill; Five lumber yards; Three good hotel*; Three news-
papes; '$20,000 Fire station; Machine shops; Saddle and harness
manufacturers; Wholesale grain and feed houses; Department dry
goods stores; Two wholesale grocery stores; Automobile gargage
and all lines of merchandise represented by first class establishments
and modern methods.
Below is some of the lands which The Jordan Land &
Loan Company offers for sale at bargains;
No. 1 425 acres of Washita Bottom land near Pauls Valley. A good
portion in cultivation.
No 2 S00 acres, consisting mostly prairie, with 30 acres of bottom,
a good portion in cultivation, house, barn and wells.
No 3 100 acres 4 miles sw. of Wynnewood, all raw. 60 ac.es of good
land on the place, Will sell at a bargain and give terms.
No. 4 110 acres south of Maysville, good land; part in cultivation,
also has good home.
190 acres ot bottom land south of Maysville; part in cultiva
lion; house lot and well; a fine farm.
No. 6 70 acres near of Pauls Valley; 50 acres in cultivation; good
home and barn; some bottom.
No. 7 170 acres north of Pauls Valley; all bottom, well improved.
No. 8 130 acres south of Wallyill: 4 room house; 75 acres in culti
yation; 100 acres ol valley land.
No. 9 180 acres west ol Pauls Valley; all bottom; largely in cultiva-
tion; a good farm-
No. 10 270 acres west ol Pauls Valley; all up land; 100 rcres in
cultivation; 150 acres in meadow; 20 acres in pasture; good
2-room house, etc , some loan.
No. 11 330 acres west ol Pauls Valley; 80 acres in cultivation, bal-
ance grass land; good 2-room house, some loan.
No- 12 140 acres, all bottom land; nearly all in cultivation; two
houses, a fine larm.
No- 13 500 acres close to Pauls Valley; 400 aeres in cultivalion!
j$li x good house and barn-
for \ 14 125 acres, 20 acres in cultivation, close to Katie, can be
ie woH* in . ,
gh horn bought at a bargain.
growth than kernels from the middle
parts of the ear.
Kernels should be of perfect wedge
Bhape, narrower or wider at the point,
according to the variety characteris-
They should be uniform in shape,
size and color and true to the type or
variety. The crown or big end of the
kernel should bo such that the edges
of the kernels slope from tip to crown.
The tip of the kernel, which is the
part attached to the cob and contains
the germ Is rich In protein and oil
and of the highest feeding value. For
this reason a plump tip usually indi-
The kernels on the cob may be ir-
regular, being deeper at the butt than
at the tip. This makes the kernels
non-uniform in size and renders the
corn almost wholly unfit for seed. No
machine will plant kernels of this type
*o as to get a uniform stand.
Kernels with weak or 3hriveled tips
should be discarded, no matter how
well the outside of the ear may look.
At least 85 per cent, of the oil In the
kernel Is in the germ, hence corn
with -well formed germs is desirable.
Tests by the Illinois experiment sta-
tion show that the oil In corn may
vary from 2 W to 7% per cent, and
protein from 6% to 16 per cent. If
seed corn contains a large amount of
protein and oil the crop grown from
thiB seed will be high In these desir-
Standard measurements for corn
produced in northern, middle and
southern Wisconsin, are as follows:
Length, northern section 8 to 9 inches,
central, 8V4 to 9V4 Inches, southern 8',4
to 9^4 Inches. Long ears are objection-
able because they usually have poor
butts and tips, shallow kernelB and
htnee a low per cent, of grain to the
ear. In general the circumference
should be three-fourths the length.
The standards for various sections In
Wisconsin are: Northern 6 to 614
inches, central 6V& to 7 inches, south-
ern 7 to 7% inches.
1 c- 15. 160 acres, part up and part bottom; good house and orchard,
100 acres in cultivation, some loan on the land; near town.
No. 16 140 acres east ol Paoli; all up land; 100 acres in cultivation;
good house and barn.
No 17 210 acres; 100 acres in cultivation; 40 acres in meadow;
good house a'nd barn; some loan; can be bought at a bargain.
No 18 250 acres north ol Pauls Valley; 200 acres in cultivation:
two sets os houses; some loaj; a fine piece ol land.
No 19 80 acres; 45 acres in cultivation; 10 acres in allalfr; 4 room
house; 2 wells, 1 barn, near Pauls Valley.
No. 20 80 acres: nearly all in cultivation; near Pauls Valley, a fine
farm, some loan.
No 21 60 acres, 1 mile south ol Brady; 70 acres in cultivation; 3-
room house, well and cribs and outlots; some loan, a fine larm
No 22 Ranch of 750 acres, 20 west of Pouls Valley; all fenced; 100
acres in cultivation, fine grass, living spring water: houses,
barn a n<i fence.
No 23 220 acres combination farm and orchard, situated in Murray
county west of Sulphur. This is a well improved place and
well worth investigation.
No 24 160 acres, north of Pauls Valley, nearly all bottom. One of
the finest farms in in the county, well improved and can be
irrigated from W-sita river.
No. 25 270 acres, within a mile of railway station, 175 in cultivation,
ol whic 70 acres are in bottom, two houses. This is a fine place
and will make a fine home. Some loan on the land. For sale
or trade; price reasonabb.
No. 26 80 acres in 3 miles ol a good railroad station; 30 acres in
cultivation: a good new boxed house; has loan of $500 Will
sell for part cash and part notes with 2nd lean on land; price
We have in addition to ahe above about 50 pieces ol city prop-
erty. Some well improved, some not so well improved, and some
vacant lots. Among these lots are some beautiul homes For further
particulars, prices and terms call and ;ce or write us.
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Mitchell, J. D. Pauls Valley Democrat. (Pauls Valley, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 7, 1912, newspaper, March 7, 1912; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc118397/m1/3/: accessed November 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.