The Oklahoma State Capital. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 325, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 30, 1908 Page: 3 of 7
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE CAPITAL, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 30. 1908.
HOW TO REMOVE SURPLUS HONEY
In the good old days of long ago it
I nas somewhat of a feat to get the honey
away from tha grasp of the business-
like honey bees, who vigorously resented
nny effort to remove their hoard from
out the hive, says a contemporary.
Sometimes the effort was in vain, for
the bees came off more than conquerors
and the beekeeper had to acknowledge
a most ignominus defeat, and as a mat-
ter of fact the ta.sk of "robbing" the
hies was regarded In the light of a battle
royal. Anyone living on the farm thirty
or forty years ago will understand.
All this has been changed, however,
and taking of a crop of honey has no
more'excitement to It than a Quaker
prayer meeting. Thlnps have changed
for the better, more especially n.s re-
gards modern hives, which are now con-
structed with scientific, accumcy and
precision, so that the work of honey re-
moval is rather in the nature of pleas-
ure than a duty. As regards easy und
pleasant removal of surplus honey, the
question really begins with the buying
of the hives. There are hives and hives
?ven now, and it Ls easy matter for the
novice to select what is to him the best
Jiive. The personal predilection of the
beekeeper has something to do with It.
for some desire their honey In comb
honey boxes, others in the form of liquid
honpy, and other* again want what is
termed "chunk" honey, which rasembles
the old-fn*xhioned honey of our fathers.
. A good smoker, some bee-escapes, a
veil, wristlets and anklets are well nigh
Indispensable. When smoker is well
Blight a colony is approached from be-
hind and, by bending over, a few puffs
of smoke are put in at the entrance.
Then you use a screw driver to pry off
the roof or - over. Here again It Is time
to use a little smoke to drive the bees
down out of the way for a few minutes.
The super is next pried up from one end
the bee escape pushed in as far as It will
go; then the other end raised and the
escape hoard pushed in all the way.
The idea in this case Is to push in the
bee escape like a drawer. Some lift the
whole super and place the escape under-
neath. The pushing process is letter,
as few bees are killed in the operation
and it gets rather tiresome to be lifting
up supers very often.
Now give the bees a slight whiff of
smoke to drive them back, replace the
• over, then go away and leave the hive
until the following morning, when you I
may come and remove the honey at your
convenience, as the bees have gone down
through the bee escape, which lets them
g<> downstairs, but not upstairs. If you
do this nicely and neatly you need not
suffer a single sting, even if you own
thirty or forty colonies.
Some prefer, however, to remove the
honey at one operation and make one
Job and be finished with It. In this
event two persons can work much better
than one. One Ls required to operate
the smoker, and another to brush the
bees from off the combs, or better still,
to shake them off by a sudden jerk.
Some think this is a faster method than
by the bee escape, but that is question-
able. and it certainly angers the bo* s
very much to brush them unceremonious-
ly off the somhs they love w,.|]
Also they remember It for some time
and feel very "testy" over it.
Greatest G ui Uhurcn in
HOLD P0NTIFICIAL MASS
Cardinal Gibbons Pays High Trib-
ute to Irish Immigrants in
America—Parade Fifth Avenue
In View of Thousands
New York, April 29—Not sincc the last '
plenary council of Baltimore has there
been such a gathering of the Catholic
hierarchy as that which assembled tod.iy |
In St. Patrick's cathedral and offeree !
public thanksgiving for the hundred years 1
of Catholicism in New York. Monsignor
Falconio, the apostolic delegate, repre-
sented the Vatican.
The thanksgiving was in the form of a
pontifical mass, the celebrant being an-
other prince of the church, Cardinal
Logue of Ireland, and close to six thou-
sand persons were gathered In the cathe-
dral long before the mass began and as
many more stood In Fifth avenue. There
were 150 policemen about the Gothic edl- i
flee but th*y had no difficulty In keeping
order for those who could not get inside ,
remained on Fifth avenue and the cross !
streets viewing the procession of th^
clergy from Malson avenue to the Fifth
Room and find
and Slayer in
by J S. Ifirk * Co.
Jap rose soap
?nre£ould b.e Particular in selecting' a soap
iL r110'Rose leaves no sedi-
ment, being absolutely soluble in hard or
soft water. It reouires but little rinsing to
entirely remove the lather from the hair.
CANNOT BE IMTTATrn
Jfts. S. KirK & Co.; 359 v Water Streetf Chicag>0
FRE E % LIT,;; free
and Ice I
"Ihe Chest vvilh the 9
Chill in It " t
to prevent land washinq
There Is never any valid excuse for the
cutting up of hillside fields into impas-
sable sullies. I know thnt it is next to
Impossible to prevent,,ill washing, but It
need go no further than a gully that
farrows thrown together will nil.
There are two classes of remedies for
protecting land that Is disposed to wash
which may be indicated as special or
Immediate, and general.
The first class may be again divided
Into precautions that look toward the re-
moving of any opportunities to wash, and
checks when washing may he expected
n, that washes readily should not be
put Into crops whose manner of cultiva-
tion encourages washing, such as com
potatoes and especially sweet potatoes,
whose ridges are most favorable for the
collecting of water Into a single stream
Very steep hillsides would better be
put In pasture and not cultivated at all
Narrow depressions that once may have
from ThPS should b" back furrowea
from the bottom every time they are
plowed, thus gradually nillug them up.
When gram is sown in the fall or In
the spring and the ground must be left
unprotected until the sprouting seeds (111
" 18 " Pl<"> to haul
straw and make numerous dams along
the bottoms of depressions or hollows.
A little earth should be thrown on the
upper side of tile straw to hold It In
Place when the water begins to run.
Lrop rows should always run along tue
shies of the hill and never up and down
More Important than all these checks
and precautions may be considered the
flH the '.T f, >« to
thus He its T vegetable matter and
tnus tie its tissues together so that
the water ^Tbi tos"K"">' «tion or
toe water. This Is strictly In accord
m Mz« sC tha,' m1'"10"8 "f '"nTI""i' whl^
riullz. S that the soil must be full of
humus or organic matter In order to
Two h, '-™PS of any kind.
Plished a? reSl"U' :lr,; U,us aceom-
pushed at one operation. My observa-
tion Is that the moet prolific source of
washing Is the depletion of humus In the
turnln COOSto>'t cropping Without re-
turning any vegetable matter. When the
jo! Is impoverished of all its humus and
k vn'Lf akelc,on °f sand and clay
it yield, readily to the erosion of running
water because there is „„ ^
fact any heavy growth, even of'weeds
fo® i^tenSencvT"""1" no~
year'st8wHh„dutnCyevle°r X ' " '«
sum™, in fact 1 found It not°eve'n Jl
E ;°hmHke dam. In Tow
alter a ^7, th
lest I' shnnM « i * apprehensive
snould find destructive ... .
.1st water " We""fed s0" will re-
of it like a sponge and i absorbs lT",
amount of the rainfall ,,u a VMt
drain, thus diminishing th^suL
ter which docs the cuulng ^ W1"
Nervous women should profil
bj- Mrs. Barton's experience witli
Lydia E. Pinkhara's Compotiud.
Mrs. Helen Barton, of 27 Pear-
son Street, Chicago, 111., writes to
Mrs. Pinkham ••
" 1 was all run-down, and on the verge
of nervous prostration from overwork
and worry, and ill in bed, when I bcfrati
taking Lydia K. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound. After I had taken it a week
I commenced to [jet better. I continued
its use, my nervous trouble disappeared,
and I am completely restored to health.
I hope Lydia 13, Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound will benefit other women
at. it has ine."
FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN.
For thirty years Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound, made
from roots and herbs, lias been the
standard remedy for female ills,
and has positively cured thousands of
women who have been troubled with
displacements, inflammation, ulcera-
tion, fibroid tumors, irregularities,
periodic pains, backache, that bear-
ing-down feeling, flatulency, indiges-
tion,dizziness,or nervous prostration.
\v hy don't you try it ?
Mrs. Pinkham invites all sick
women to write her for advice,
fche lias guided thousands to
health. Address, Lynn, Mass.
Allen town. Pa.. April 29-A report of
a horrible murder by a religious fanatl •
in the borough of Alliance, near her
reached ibis eity today. Councilman
y Smith's little daughter was k II ,1
by the former's brother-in-law, l(ol„,,t
Hachman of Nacareth, Pa., while on a
visit at the Bach man home.
Muchman was the head of a new pray-
Ing band and last week he got the Smiths
Interested. They went lo Hachmans
house last Saturday, prayed and held
such an enthusiastic meeting that thev
decided to stay until the spirit told then
wns m a room with the
Smiths only child, May Irene, nve year
ohl. When Mrs. Smith entered later she
found her daughter dead on the Hour an,I
Bachman on his knees alongside In ,
religious frensv Bachman was arrested
and his wife told the coroner that Hi.
child had been killed by God that h-r
husband was God.
The Only Laxative
Used hy Those Who Know
People never use harsh physic after
they know what it does.
That griping and pain are symptoms
, that the bowels are irritated.
You have come to think, perhaps, that
such effects are necessary, else you
would never endure them.
But they are not; they are wicked
That irritation of the stomach is the
cause of nearly all dyspepsia.
That irritation of the bowels—causing
the lining to callous—is the cause
Casrarets bring the same results with
They never griptv-never pain. They
are as harmless as laxative foods.
Salts and pill cathartics increase the
trouble that you seek lo cure.
| Use them frequently and you'll need
them always-—in constantly lartrer
But Cascarets cause the bowels to re-
sume their proper functions. One
never needs them long. This is the
only laxative taken- by tho«e who
rasrarets nre randy table
by all drujrKists. but nevci
to get the genuine, with < i
The box U marki
The vest pocket box is 10 c
The month treatment box
llMKKJ.OOO boxes sol.l annua
stocks for the bloom of
Of course there arc . „„„ unserves a
general rule laid down here. Every year I the national affection which Is
horticulture la producing new varieties of 0,1 tlle hen. This Industrie
monster work of BUSY bee
The value of S25.000.000 placed on the
annual output of, honey In 19t,6
rm crop only slightly behind raw
sugar, which had a that vear
at the refineries of 28,000,0(nl.
sons with the output of lite «i\f ur
beet sugar factories, whlc'i „
pnclty of <9.500 tons e' I t- d .|lv t
Seem odhts. Ye, proilue, or this In-
dustry- ,,,,„oo„o.-was |.w than double
that of the 1-u^y hive communities
The be, In effect, paid the Interest on
the public debt-J2J.5W.326. Shall not
the ins.. i which Napoleon made an Im-
perlal emblem have some state recogni-
tion such as Massachusetts gives to the
codfish In its legislative halls' As a
matter of fact the products of the New
England fisheries, which have been the
subject of treaties and International con-
ventions and occasionally raised the spec-
ter of war, amount In value to only half
the bee's product.
At least the bee deserves a share In
< f land.
t ha t
"It Is as suro that
can he made to grow succeaaiv
of trees under proper methods
plow land can be made to Krow su. -
ct-s.-dve crops ol wheat," says the Sec-
retary of Agriculture In the part of
hit annual ropi rt wherein he speaks
of the Xatioi a I Forests.
This countr. which once could boast
richer than any
world, has been
as much timber
for a numin
a i read j
thH ' "nsideratlon of tlin-
crcp to be carefully har-
«''i.ie at a time when
iev« ste;l has come at a time
• •' the virgin forests are
•pletcd. Continuing, Secre-
'■' says in part:
American farming has had
total fore.u area; the ren
in the hands of private owi
1" a" the timboriund of ihe
rl-ited i^u'oiit domain is n.
National Forests. This m
...v* vttneufs ui i ****"• Ania ioaustnous worker
old species. For Instance, It is possiblo maintained Its reputation during the vear
now to get a hollyhock seed that will giving poultry products ;i value
flowc: the first season. The old-fashion- $600,000,000, exceeding that of th >
ed hollyhocks did not flower until the wheat crop. That the dairy products
after they were sown. Reliable cnunt,4(1 f°r more than any crop except
corn testifies to the Importance of an-
other of tjhe humbler farm industries
The preat proportions to which lesser :ir-
rlcultural products have grown, the
orchards with their minor Item of 1,764,-
027 barrels of cider, the $13,000,000 worth
of miscellaneous vegetables, the 5,000.000
tons of cottonseed, once plantation waste
but now furnishing the equivalent 'i
value of seven 20.000-ton battleships,
make n nature wonder story of never-fail-
ing interest.—Farmers Sclmlter.
seedsmen will be always willing to ted
purchasers If certain seeds will not pro-
duce plants flowering the same season.
Therefore, in selecting seeds of varieties
unknown to you, be sure to inquire be-
For Infants and Children.
Ik Kind You Have Always Bought
$6 to $351
DAY BROS. I
U7 West Harrison Guthrie, Ckla g
flowers the first season
Many Plan„ win No, Bloom the Y„r
They are Sown
,eed ratai°«u *
ths amateur w"tl!eryofnoT'ertTn^,'^
ground between o.r!y x'pTaid Z mT
year'a^d'eo"I uTth.0"" ,"0Wn
die after flowering. "eX ' T,ley' too
wimir"^ ,r;: ^ ^u,sta-
PHn. °r fail, if one a peVenhlal
it win™*) mak'nK a ,10W garden thin year
early bloom Y "" thou*lit nf
I'™' " mann^" "y"
ynu are waiting for th„ , *hl'«
flowerlt.K kind, t„ rnm„ u ,ttter
Soleet ..ed. of varieties that will (lower
I"'.-1" v\1 1,1 llle Allowing month..
orchards must be fed
Many orchard-soils are so poor that
comparatively little plant food can be
made available even by the most skill-
ful cultivation. In cases of this kind
some positive addition of plant food must
be made to the soil. How ls the best
way to procure this plant food.
First, farm manure always stands at
the front on account of being easily se-
cured at little or no cost.
Rut farm manures are not an evenly
balanced food for fruit trees. They are
too rich in nitrogen for the mineral ele-
ments that they contain, hence should al- I
be used in nmall quantities and !f
possible should be well rotted before they
are used, a« well rotted manures are less
liable to damage the trees by promoting
too rank a growth of tender wood.
Nitrogen can be secured easily by other |
means than by buying it. The sowing of I
clover or of vetches or of other legumin-
ous plahts will furnish not only an
abundance of nitrogen all the trees should
have, but will bring up much mineral
matter from the soil which otherwise
would not have been used; and this min-
eral matter when given by the plant will
form soluble food, of which the trees can
The fertility of the orchard does not
play as important a part when the
weather is dry as does the amount of wa-
ter which is present in the soil. So the
question of fertilizing the trees can not
be treated without touching upon the
water that Is contained In the soil.
On soils that are not well udapted to
ie conservation of water the trees
should be set farther apart and the soil
between kept moist by frequent culti-
vation. thus forming a dust mulch, or
else shaded by some form of cover crop.
This cover erop should be of such a '
nature that it will not die until after
the danger of dry weather is past. M
As water is Hi,, means of circulation
of plants as well as of animals, therefore
it Is of prime importance that water he
present In th<- soil, In order that the plant
food in the soil may be taken up by the
Many orchards have sufficient available
plant food but lack water at that critical,
period while the tree Is fruit making.
f a soil lacks water some form of fertil-
ize are a positive detriment if they are
present In abundance.
The chief elements of success In pre-
paring an orchard soil for the best re-
sults mnv be summed up a* follows:
Removing surplus water from the soil.
The conservation of plenty of moisture.
The Judicious use of manure and cover
i e of potash and phosphoric acid
In available forms
Cultivation to keep a mulch.
Reducing the number of tree« per acre.
By withholding nitrogen and Increas- I
Ing the amount of mineral matter. Hy
the use Of wind breaks and mulching
Hy keeping the sell In the best poa-ible
It Is not wine to mirk to the exclusive
use of nny one practice, but to employ
various methods to maintain the fer-
tility of the orchard soil*.—('. Miller '
in American Farm World. ' 1
When children tease for
phone 6 and order a case.
to develop ami Is still developing
methods adapted to the conditions of
edfh region to make the best use of
the aKrirultur.ll lands, so must th,
forester learn hy scientific study and
practical trial to make the best use
of the agricultural lands,, so must the
forester learn by scientific study and
practical trial to make the best use
of our timber lands. And the
best use mefns, of course, not
merely its best use for the grow-
ing Of trees, out Its best use with
rr.'crenco lo al! Interests directly or
Indirectly affected by it.
"As time passes, it will doubtless
appear that the principles which cen-
turies Of experience in older countries
have placcd at our command can be
applied with increasing good results
as we grow familiar with our own
spcclal conditions. The issue Is sharp-
ly between caring for our forests by
applying ,<i system of known efficiency
or suffering certain loss not only of
the forests, oz- of usable water an
soil as well, through the operation of
causes as certain to act as are the 1
rivers lo run to the sea."
The Forest Service now has ad-
ministration ov« i more than 161,000,- I
It is belli,- protected against Are, theft,
trii wasteful exploitation, that its
power to ,-roH and stor- water
1- being sHfecmrded f„, ;1|| Mme, ilm,
that nevertheless. Its pit:, ill supply
of useful mate,Ml Is open l„ Imme.
d,- te use whenever It Is wanted. The
The limber In the National For-
ests. which Is the legacy of the
growth of centuries, is now In the
tmesis sense public property, ad-
ministered l„r the benc.'i' of the peo-
pu—primari' for the I.enelit of the
people Of tne West, since they are
i. ..rest at lif.nt',. hut on the whole,
f i the benofl: of every purt of the
country, since the welfaie of every
section Is Interwoven with that of
alt others. The communities and set-
lb rs adjacent to the forests are suie
fr-m any fear ol monopoly of one of
ie chief necessities of civilized man."
The secretary tells interestingly of
hew the government manages Its tlm-
be, lands as a I'ustoe. It gives tlm-
feer away through free-use permits
Ir, small quantities to the actual
h. memaker. who come to develop the
country, and in larger quantities to
("immunities fu puliHe purposes. Its
syt tern of management Is vastly differ-
ent from thai of a landlord. When
leige quantitits of timber are har-
vested from the N'tulonal Forests
sales are mad. to the highest bidder!
but under such restrictions as look
in the maintenance of a lasting sup-
ply answering to the needs of the
locality, to be had without favorit-
ism and wlth"ut extortionate demand
based upon the necessity of tile con-
Phtotos taken day or night at Smith's
Big Demonstration Sale!
THREE DAYS ONLY |
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Mr. L. il. Cook, of St. Louis, and his assistant
rnlrppr 0nstrale the famons EARLY BREAKFAST
turrtt m our store every day tins week durum-
the afternoon. ^
Vou re Not Expected to Buy This Coffee at Our Store. Orders Will |
billed Promptly by Your Grocer.
As a special inducement for
today wo will soil <J-4 bleached
sheeting, pood quality, extra 1 f|n
wido, 30c value for | JJ(J
Thread, (Clark A: Coats) t „
per spool 4C
Men's 50c underwear
Fancy oil cloth, the best
And while you aro in today
look at our S1L KID tine shoes for
women; it is the snappiest, best
wearing line of shoes in Guthrio
i today; all stylos and widths from
A to E at
S2.50 $3.00 S3.50 S4.00
,\\ c can fit your foot no matter
how large or small no mattor how
wide or narrow.
Our sample shoes are still on
Calico today going at
Watch Fri. and Sat.
Bargains During the
Albert T Miliar], a Wnshinfrton or-
chards. claims to have produced a seed- I
e^ and corele,, pear The cotelew |
"pple I. no longer a wonder and tha!
tahbLh"r,,°ra«0 h"" """"UKhty es-
tablished Mr Simon hits a tre,. six
frnlt',."Jt ''1!" h0r'' 8,10 P"und" fh«
fruit I fist sea inn The pears are of
"" " " nirtlett, nf .1, v.n„„
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