The Prague Patriot. (Prague, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 23, 1904 Page: 2 of 8
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Public Opinion on Milk.
The uiattor of public opinion Is n
lurge one when it relates to the milk
traffic. Wo must have a higher level
of requirements for uiilk if we are to
have better milk produced and sold.
The public must be educated to refuse
any except a perfectly pure milk, and
must be also educated to the point of
paving for that milk what it costs
more than the milk that Is now being
Mild, which has a low average as to
cleanliness. At different times, talk-
ing with large producers of milk and
butter, they havo deprecated the agi-
tation of the subject, for they have
M id that if tho public found out how
dirty the milk really is they would re-
fuse to use it and that would hurt the
milk trade. Hut that Is not the effect
of a proper enlightenment of the pub-
He on the matter. Once the public
comes to understand that the milk
i<t which they pay a certain price i
1 >w in freedom from dirt they will
ii 'tuand a milk that Is clean and will
be willing to pay for it. That is the
< .tirse as It works Itself out in prac-
tice. As public opinion rises the qual-
ity of the milk also rises, for the men
that sell dirty milk find that they can-
not hold their customers. The papers
and the men that are telling the truth
to the public about this matter are the
< nes that are turning the trade to the
venders of pure milk and that are
driving tho other men out of business.
To illustrate. About two years ago
one largo milk concern in Chicago
was discovered to have preserved its
milk with foinialin. The papers of the
city published the facts. The next day
all the customers of that company
stampeded, and tho company went
into bankruptcy within a few weeks.
This will be tho result with every
company that Is discovered net to l e
<iolug right by the public, provided
the public find? It out. 1'iiblic opinion
is a mighty power that is seldom fully
< ounted on. Turn It in the right direc-
'ion and nothing can stand before it.
The strongest aid that we can call to
the production of a good and pure
milk supply Is this same intangible
force. Rightly informed it Is Invarin-
lly a mighty weapon for jrood.
The attempt that is frequently made I
to make beef out of dairy steers j
should bo abandoned, except where an
animal has passed his usefulness and
'.as to be turned off. or where a cow !
r ca'f is unprofitable to keep for
-o-ne reason. A good many farmers
• st* Veen fooled by their own export
aents in this matter. They have fed
-jeh steers an A havo kept an account
of the cair.i ata4e and have seen that
r. many instances a dairy animal will
.iake as rapid rains as a beef animal.
If that were the only test to Ik made
*e wo aid have nothing to s y against
*yin* to rr.ake beef with dairy blood.
At some of car stations dairy stters
he*f steers have been fed side
y side aiu the dairy steer Las com
rare<4 favorably *Hh the animal at;
•is de. Tie difference came whet
*k« aaima' was marketed. Then the
airy steer was fenssd to have put as
amc ase fs v,:nt of fat oft the Intes-
t ne*. wfcero it could be of little cons
s>err:il value and to have a great
ibntcatrc of low priced cats. The
•orf steer on the other han.i was
foaac to have put much of his added
■*t into the high-priced cats. and at
t.me of being cot np for moat fur
r.ishod a very largo proportion of
"iese high-priced onts. Tbis differ-
ccv was so great that it amounted to
a considerable sum of money. The
layers of oattle xmderstand this and
mate due allowance. Sometime* they ,
■r.ake motv than a fair deduction, as
hey ( rot s>eem to care to encoare;
he naak - ; of beef from dalrv Viood
It will not in the main pay any farmer
to try to raise beeves from dairy cows
Rvcry particle of pollen is a minnto
germ that is meant to .fertilize the
cavity at the end of the corn silk and
thus produce a kernel of corn. Tho
pollen is not in itself a seed, but is
the germ of a seed. The number of
pollen gruius borne on a single corn
tassel Is surprising. On the basis of
counting a large part, it has been reck-
oned that each tassel, or rather col-
lection of tassels, ou a corn stalk, has
about 50 milliou grains. Thus na-
ture prepares to have most of her ef-
fort wasted. There are probably not
more than a thousand kernels on the
ordinary ear of corn, and this would
givo 50,000 grains of pollen for each
kernel. Iu other words nature sup-
plies the pollen so abundantly that
nearly all may be wasted and yet
enough be left to do the work of
fructifying the cavities that are to
produce seed. Tho necessity for this
great wasto is seen in the methods
used to pollenize tho silks. The wind
is the chief carrier, But many times
the wind is blowing the pollen away
from the silk Instead of towards it.
It is only the occasional breeze that
carries the pollen to tho place where
it may be useful; yet so great is tho
supply that a single zephyr may waft
enough to the silk to fructify the
whole clump. This abundance of pol-
len also helps to cross fertilize tha
corn, and it is probably the rule that
most of the kernels havo been devel
oped from germs borne from other
stalks rather than from the stalks on
which the particular ear grew. This
Is the more likely to be the case for
the reason that (he wind Is generally
blowing the pollen away from the
stalk on which it is borne and to the
silk of seme neighboring stalk. Thus
nature provides agaiust self-fertlliza-
tion, which seems to be abhorrent to
tho p. neral plan of life production
Pollen is blown to considerable lis
tances, if we may judge of tlie re-
sults obtained. Some time ago wo
heard of a man that had a very fine
strain of sweet corn, which brought
him a good price when sold green in
the market. He would not sell the
seed, and as it had been bred up by
himself, no other person could get it.
To be sure that his seed did not get
into th<% hands of anyone else, he
planted his corn on an island, in a
river. Hut a neighbor was smart
enough to plant his corn on the river
bank opposite the sweet corn. The
sweet corn was white and the other
was the yellow field corn. He rightly
judged that some of the million of
grains of pollen would reach his field.
In the fall when he gathered his yel-
low corn he foun4 many white kernels
scattered among the ears. These he
picked out and planted the next rear
with the result that he had the same
variety of corn as his neighbor. He
had stolen the variety, but in a man
aer entirety iegal.
Couldn't Guarantee Ownership
"It is embarrassing sometlni ? to
pursue a direct lino of questioning;''
said President Elliot of Harvard, in
telling about a recent visit to New
| York. He just had dined at a hotel
in Fifth avenue, whero the man tv ho
t ikes can of the hats at tho dining
room door is celebrated for liis mem-
ory about the ownership of headg?nr.
"How do you know that thl- is my
tat?" the collegian asked as his silk
I tile was presented to him.
"1 don't know It, suh, s lid the 'loor-
"Then why do you give it to me?''
insisted President Elliott.
' Because you gave it to mo, suh,"
replied the darky.
He got his quarter of a do'.'.ar.—
Vew York Press.
Senator Quay selected his own epi-
taph shortly before his death, saying
to a friend: "I'll tell you what 1
vant, Richard. I want a plain tomb-
stone, a simple slab with this in-
scription: "Matthew Stanley Quay,
son of Rev. Anderson Seaton Quay
and Katherine McCain Quay. Horn
September SO, 1833. Died May —.
Implora pacem.' " He added: "You
tnd Mary can fill in the day your-
Old Soldier's Story.
Sonoma, Mich., Juno 13—That even
in actual warfare disease is more tor
rible than bullets is the experience of
Polos Hutchins of this place. Mr.
llutchlns as a Union soldier saw three
years of service under Butler Barke
in tho Louisiana sv. amps, and as a
result got crippled with rheumatism
-o that his hands and fee' got all
twisto out of shape, an 1 how ho suf-
fered oL.y a rheumatic wiil over know.
For twenty-five years he was in
misery, t-hen one lucky day his drug-
gist advised him to use Dodd's Kid-
ney Pills. Of the result Mr. Hutchins
"The first two boxes did not help
me much, but I got two more, and
before I got them used up 1 was a
great deal better. I kept on taking
them and now my pains are all gene
ind 1 feel better than I ! ave in years.
know Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure
When'a nmn Wes bis Job h« « tur-
' tally f'j'l.i put out.
Mr«. TVIn.low'n Pontlilne Nyrnp.
Forpl't .'Itrll U'OllltUtf, I* ft u" Ihit i <110*. f'"N> t" til* I
Uaiiiniatlu'i.olhtyi paio.tuic* \ lu<icoUu. fiuulllOe
If a man can't be bought you can
usually land him wlih ilnltery.
i Try me just «r.eo and 1 Bin sum
to come again. Ik lance Starch.
Man can't unib'i'stuuj how his wlfo
fori;.its her trials an ) "ills tip a snille
every blessed night when he conies
! home from work.
T.cwU' " Sitiglo Hinder • Iralgtit f>o.
cigar. Made by hau l of ripo, thoroiiKhly
I (Mtreel tolwu'co, which lii^nrc^ u rich, sat i-
tying smoke. You pijy 10c lor cigars uot
| so giuiTl.
If your competitor succeeds don'l
storm. Study him and his methods.
Do Your Foot Acho and Burn?
Shako into your shoes, Alloa's Foot-
F.as,*, a powder for the feet. It, uuiUcs
tight or New Shoes fool ICasy. (lures
Swollen, Hot,, Sweating l'Vet, Corns and
Bunions. At all Druggists and Shoo.
Stores, 2fie. Sample sent. FUNK. Ad-
i dress Allen S. Olmsted. LeKoy, N. Y.
Patience—What it) a dross re-
Patrice—Why, thai is when the bal-
lets htfve their clothes on.—Yonkers
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Defiance Starch is put up in 10
ounces in a package, 10 cents. One-
third more starch for the same money.
Almost the Same Thing
I "I understand you were carried
! away by her singing."
I "Well, not quite thai; I was driven
away, though!"—New Orleans Time3-
Whenever 1 am called upon to grace
in occasion I spend twenty minutes
polishing my pite till it glistens like
sparkling sunlight, it is a hair-rais-
ing spectacle.—Now York Telegraph.
You never hear anyone complain
.bout "Defiance Starcn." There is
jone to equal it in quality or quan-
tity, 1G ounces, 10 cents. Try it now
ind save your money.
Important to Mothers.
Examine carefully every bottle of CA.STORI.V,
a safe and tnro remedy for iufu ila snit children,
r.i il sec that it
la Uss For Over 30 Y.mm.
'Xlic Kind You lUvc Alvrsys Btsiglit.
As an Evidence of Good Faith
Do you really think that he U In
earnest in his courtship?"
"Certainly. He offered to deposit
a certified check with his proposal "
Miss M. Cartlcdge gives some
helpful advice to young girls.
Her letter is but one of thou-
sands which prove that nothing
is so helpful to young girls who
are just arriving at the period of
womanhood as Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound.
" Dp. a it Mrs. Pink ha it: — I cannot
praise J.ydiu E. Plnkliam's Vege-
table Compound too highly, for it
ii the only medicine I ever tried whiei
cured me" I suffered much from my
fir.st menstrual period, I felt so weak
and dizzy at times 1 could not pursue
my studies with the usual interest.
My thoughts became sluggish, 1 had
headaches, backaches and sinking
spells, also pains in the back and lower
limbs. Ia fact, I was sick all over.
" Finally, after many other remedies
had been tried, we were advised to pet
Jvydia E. Piiikhara's Vegetable
Compound, and I ?.m pleased to say
that after taking it only two weeks, a
wonderful change for the better took
place, and in a short time I was in
perfect health. I felt buoyant, full of
life, and found all work a.pastime. I
am indeed glad to fell my experience
with Lydia E. Pinkliam's Vege-
table Compound, for it made a dif-
ferent girl of me. Yours very truly,
Miss M. CAr.ri.EDOF, 533 Whitehall St.,
Atlanta, Ga." — $5000 fcrfelt If original of
• tv'j* luther proolnn oenuinsncsicifinol bep/oiutta-
Piso's Cure canno t be too liUhty spoien of a«
a couch cure.—J. W. O Bsies, K2 TSirU Atc.,
N., iiinceajvlis, IXi&iL, Jan. 6, 1900.
Whether wo do good to others- or
lo others good is a question that is
always open to debate.
Thfrr I* Trnrt <"4T*Trn In tbii section of ih-cwioTj
Jim a, - ct.!)T dl-' ^-c. nut i. „-etber. in J until the :
c upiH«s«d to IncuraS.e. Kor ti
tiMij ) r\i ^ ii,h.1. r- pr- n :: a i >C : dl—fc-e end
i-H-a! rfmea.es. and hf constancy fa11!as
■ rure * eh local treatment, i^r-^ >t'nc-d ll iDCurablf.
-.-.p. In. pn ven t v.arrb be a'. d',^
. r i i -Jif f-f"rc c -cstltctlocal treatfreu;.
II* ■'« l urrh Cap?, inanufaciured t'j K. J Checer
_ To>do. Okf ■■ Is the "Qly cf-n-tUutl.-csl cure on
tbe market. It U taken Internally ia ilaei fr-.m l'1
drops to a teitetK^nful. It a> t> -llrwtlv r.r. tin) biood
and pjui^oi *urface* of the I>.tc- . Tbey i-ffer one
hundred dol.ara f,.r an j rase It ulutocure. Sesd
i r clr^-uln le-tl-r: .nlala.
Addreas: 1 j. chf.nKY 4- CO., (JtiSa
S-*id by Oruejln?. "V.
Uake tiali'a > anilly Plli. for coo iip^Ui>c.
Mother Gray's Swoet Po
Iren. used by Me: her Gr
T~s Eye cf tHe Co*.
Tti* eye of tlw cow, as of the kuaas
V-ciJig, is indicative v-f n:aeh It sio*s
the character and force of the r.errou
> nersy V of it. If the Benrous
• >TCv'' ;s the eye *;'.l sJsow
marked intelligenee. It will be wide
..pen, and the sirht will appear to be
pcaetraUnc It is said that a cow
Ttth a pl i eye always has a good
.;spos.1 .tc. and ti '- is dcubtJess true
f the human animal. The cow with a
;'acid eye wil r-.« atr-a* e*sily at all
tinaes. an4 will freaerally be contented
ith her V «haterer may be She
> : .
laanriate in Ei(r':si meadows or ooa
tentecly fb * herring on the bint
coast of Iceland. But there if such a
thins as having an eye too rpf&. act!
:h;s indtcaies too great nen'ousn. -s
and that lite aaimai is easily (rigkt-
The same is tree of the
'ashing ere The eye of the ccw cat
studied with, profit
Kafir cora and scwghv.m seei ar*
both S^v-d pow '-rj. and it would
■nay many of ou. readers to ra^se some
S N>?h of therj for thla porpose
Beetles cn Meon Vines.
R 'ative to the striped cucumber
beetle on mtlon vines, a bulletin of
the Oklahoma station sajs: In addi-
tion to the preventive measures of
cleaning up rubbish and a thorough
cultivation of the taelon ground, the
use of Bordeaux mixture as a repel-
ienr. and squash as a trap crop are
amotiE the most promlsitg c-f the
remedies re-commended l y thore who
have suceessfullj dealt with this in-
sect. Squashes" are planted about
four days before the melons. One or
more rows of squashes should be
planted, according to the size of the
field. Serue of the trap plants may be
dus'cd with Paris green when the
beetles g*:her on them. Others should
be Kft to attract the beetles ifcrcngn
the svao.r It seems thit spraying
the young melon v ir.es with Berdeiux
m:\ture not orly re-pels the cucumber
beetle, tut also poisons some of the
insects which feed on the sprayed
r al tta' are allowc# to lie In
the sun become 11 • *s all of ocr
rcsders .hat have grown pctatoes
know. It has been thought by some
that these potatoes are not fit for
planting any more than they are £t j
for food But this is a mistake. They
are not fir for food for the reason
that they a~e both strong and bitter -
and tor the additional reason that
there hav« been eiaborated in theni
vote kinds at compounds that are
tbeuebt not to b?. good for the health.
Bnt the greea matter ia the potato is
not what miKef it bad tor lie stom-
ach as t is only the chlorophyll that
1$ tcucd in all gree« leares. The po-
before-. ai:d ~ae pc.ato p.anters ex-
pose their tubers to the san to have
them tarn greet as tl'.s hastens
growth of the she*** from the potato.
They can thus be planted to ndvan
This Will Vterest Mot Hera.
Powders for Chil-
ray, a nurse in
| Children's Homo, New York, Cure Krver-
.shticss. Bad Stoi^ai h. Teething Dis. rders,
move and regulate the boweis and destroy
I \ mis. i.. Id by all Drntnrists. 2*". Sample
; FBEE. Ad ires.« A S Olmsted, I>eRoy.N Y.
A correspondence school for teach-
ng married men the art of sewing on
I >uttons would fi i a long felt want.
Try One Package.
If "DeSance Starch" does nut
-.lease you, r.'l u i it to your dealer.
! I it does, jo t one third moru for
sas.e moi % It will give you
.tisfaction, an.' \ ill uot stick to ti.#
Tho green trading stamp has now
reached the pinnacle of fame by being
given away with every drink by a
Trenton, N. Jv saloon keeper.
Wlaslc^tick LArKDKV HUE'
Win'i break, freeze nor clotfc^*.
C'ytt* 1 'c. and efiuaii £jc. worth of Mt rb!aL:5
THE DAISY FLY KILLER afT-mls """iif<ft Voe*err
iu rllntof^ ruom, tintTLK'BI hod ■ *t «- wtr^r#
ftlei ar« IrwhSf
. &0€U,-. f 'Wt,
t3. - ar «l * fIJ j v« *oil wr
j-Ai wfil tye**T b«
kep« irr d« mjen
prt-i jM for Sftr.
II4 Kof D WlttJ,
tr^oklrm, i. T.
Wherrett's CHIGGER Cure
For CHISGCT. S?!0ER. MOS0WT6
and ether INSECT SITES.
rivri.i:.- r. >SH.prickly hf.at,
l'( l-4ex ITT. 1CZF.ma «a, a-
> BVCT1VK SKIS p1sbases
quif-V.y to lta aaochtas lafint t«.
A! Dr'ijgl«t .FrtceS5ctal . .
The 0. E. Wherrett Co.,*tchu«nlU j*.
COTTON GINNING MACHINERY.
If you want any, write us.
We are the leaders. We make the
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Catalogue and prices furnished on application.
We furnish everything needed in a modern Gin Outfit.
CONTINENTAL GIN COMPANY, ' - DALLAS, TEXAS.
LOAFERS DIE EARLY
Those who live the longest are the busiest and they are the rfiost happy. In order to hays the strength
and health to keep up the dav's activities, use for diet
WHEAT FLAKE CELERY
It i; Nature s fo*J for man .ind funtiM-.es the stomach with the material from which to make rich, red,
healthy Hood. Pure food—healthy blood: Think it over—act wisely. Don't loaf. I)r. Price's Food is
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> tbi« morf
Dr. Price, the creat .rai Dr. Tnce's Cream Baking lewder and IVsliciou* I-lavo ltt)i l-xtracts.
P'«p«r#d by PRICE CEREAL FOOD CO., Food MI1U, BATTLE CREEK, MICH., M«!n Officii, CHICAGO.
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