The Taloga Times. (Taloga, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 24, 1912 Page: 4 of 10
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STEPS TO TAKE IN FILLING
SAVING THE KAFIR CROP
Professor W. A. Liuklater of A.
& M. College, Recommends
Cutting and Shocking
and Then Threshing
"I am writing you. in regard to
tome knfir corn which ! want to use
in filling n silo. This is my first ex-
perience in silo lilting. This katir
1 speak of is now in the milk, and oil
account of heav) rains this f ill the
stalk will be very sappy. Do yo'j
think that ten days from now would
be too soon to c;;t this kaflr? Would
you advise leaving the kafir to dry
about two days before puitins Into
silo? Anil if the feed should be
rained on after it is cut, befor? it
could be gotten into the silo. would
that injure the ensilage? I waut .1
sweet ensilage and not acidy. Do yon
think it would be bvj-t to us* some
water In putting lip the kaflr? Some
advocate using water. Would "syp"
water do? That is used for watering
the stock."—K. II., Woodward cour.ty.
BUYERS OF KAFIRCORN
Many grain commission companies
iu Chicago, Sk l.ouis, Kansas City
a ad Wichita handle kaflr on consign-
mout. drain commission merchants
making a specialty of handling kaflr
Somers, Jones & Co., 141 West
Jackson Blvd., Chicago.
Picker & Beardsley Commission
Co., 118 N. Mnin. St. Louis.
Seele Bros. Grain Co.. Chamber of
Commerce, St. Louis.
National Feed Co., Merchants Ex-
change, St. Louis. .
Daugenberger Bros., Merchants Ex-
change, St. Louis.
B. C. Christopher & Co., Board of
Trade, Kansas City.
Moffat Commission Co., Kansas
Norris firain Co., Board of Trade,
Harrod Grain Co.. Wichita, Kan.
,T. H. Harrold Grain Co., Wichita,
Hanger Grain Co.. Wichita, Kan.
K. M. Kelly, Wichita, Kan.
Kurt Worth Elevator Co., Wichita,
McCuiiough Grain Co., Wichita,
Wallingford Bros., Wichita, Kan.
$70,000,000 CORN CROP
IS ESTIMATE MADE
Feeding Kafir Corn -and Milomalze
These grains may entirely replace
corn.for feeding all farm stock. One
hundred pounds of either of them has
the same feeding value as 90 pounds
than nine-tenths as
The heads make en-
It is usually advisable to let I'.aHr j of corn. Their market value is based
wait until the seed is ripe and tho I on their feeding value and should
lower leaves turning before cutting j .ftever be less
lor silage. I should imagine that your j much as corn.
l;atir would be very nearly ready in
ten days. It does not hurt the green
feed very much to be rained on before
putting in the silo, not so much as It
would for making hay. and it can be
put in the silo white wet. I do not
think it will be necessary for you to
use any water in the silo, and would
rather not use .v if it could be
avoided. Water is only used when i
feed is too dry to pack well. It should
not be necessary where fodder !•; put
in at the right stage^ I do not suppose
that the mineral water would hurt it
very much if the stock drink the
water anyway, but the natural Juices
of the plant are better than any water
Santa Fe Railroad'* Official Estlpiat.
1a Hundred Million Bushels-
Other Crops Large.
.Oklahoma City, Okla.—The official
j estimate of the Santa Fe railroad t
1 is just out and places the yield of j
j the Oklahoma corn crop for the pres-
! ent season at 100,000,000 bushels. The
' estimate was compiled from a large
number of local estimates made by
i the station agfents along its Oklahoma
' lilies and is regarded about as good
I a pre-harvast gauge as could be had. (
These figures are compiled by thu ,
! road for the pjirpose of ascertaining ;
J how much rolling Block will be requir- j
' ed to handle the output and us no I
incentive to exaggeration can be as- |
j signed to the work, the report Ib caus- j
| ing considerable pleasure in coninier-
; clai and industrial circles, indicating
> as it does, that the yield is far In
! excess of what their most sanguiue
| expecfations had led them to expect.
I At the present price of the grain, a
] crop of 100,000,000 bushels in Oklaho-
: mu this season would enrich the state
I by from $«;>,000,000 to $70,000,000, which
is as much as $lif>,000,000 in excess of
the valuation of any previous year's
i output. Other official and semi-of-
ficial estimates seem to corroborate
the forecast of the Santa Fe and of
the half dozen accredited ones so far
: delivered, the lowest does not place
■ the yield below 10,000,000 bushels, the
latter figure being quoted by Secre-
Wants a Watch!
cut into short pieces before feeding.
Chopped heads may also be fed to
hogs on a clean floor from which the
trash is removed before feeding
again. Kafircorn will not bring the
best returns when fed alone to hogs.
Alfalfa or cowpea hay should be fed
in racks from which the hogs may
tat what they want. Peanut hay or
peanuts so well with kafircorn or
inilomaize as hog feed. If none of j
these are available, feed one-tenth to
one-fifth as much cottonseed meal as
kafircorn or inilomaize to balance
the ration. Do not feed cottonseed
you could put in. so I would nor let | to hogs For feeding to cattle of any
the feed dry out very 'much unless it • kind, kafircorn should always be
Is really too gr ?n. -C. I. Bray. Ani- ground and it pays also to grind milo-
iral Hun bail dry 11 : • . A. <* M. Col- n-aize. The heads may be ground in
tirely satisfactory feed for horses, but ^
there is less waste if the heads are j tary q p Prouty of the Oklahoma
... Grain Dealers' association, who adds :
the suggestive reservation—"and may-
be more.' The natural inference from
these accredited forecasts is that Ok-
lahoma is just now harvesting the
largest corn rrop in its history, at
least 30 per cent larger than the crop
of 1910 and vastly larger than that
We want every smoker in this country to
know how good Liggett & Myers Dukes
Mixture is. Every grain in that big one and
a half ounce 5c sack is pure, clean tobacco—
a delightful smoke in a pipe or any other way
you wish to use it. ,
And with each sack you now get I
A Free Present Coupon
lege, Stillwater. Okla.
Saving the Kafir Crop
"I have a nice field of. katir corn.
The majority of the h^ads ara now
pas-t the milk stage. I would ask you
to kindly advise me as to how to harv-
est the crop in order to get the hr;:
results out of the fodder and grain
both, and should thf> grain h'* ground
to be fed to horst-j* or lu> ?,kcr art
the results equally a: good to le I
the grai.i without grinding?"—L. A.
The way to ff^r thn
value out of your fU
would be to store it
presume you do not
I would recommend that as soon as
your kafir gets ripe that you cu: i'
with a corn binder and shoek i tip.
As soon as the fodder is th >r.'iughiy
dry, hire some thrashing, machin*.' to
thresh it stalks and all. Tit tv ri *•
threshing machine, driven with an
engine of sufficient power, v SI ti • i
k.'<flr, stalks .nd all. quite satisfa« tor-
fly if the fodder Is sufficiently dry. We
threshed over eight huu ired bu is
of kafir in this v.'a; last fall and pi i
to thresh fort y a-.n-b of ka.'ir : I'
year. Th# fodder v ill !> thoroughly
shredded up with the threshing ma-
chine. can be sto: 1 i.: a iick and
will be eaten with, much les.v wust«
by livestock than if fed a. headed fod-
der. Considerable care Mil have to
be exercised in the storing of the
kafir grain, as it is inclined to h .*•
more readily than most other zri\ i\x.
It should be stored in quantities not lo
exceed 10'J b"ii*h *Is in a pl. ee, and ♦ v-
amined from tiire to time "to find out
whether it is heating-or i*ot. If the
grain heats it of necessity must be
removed and cooled out.
Kafir should b< u
horses or hog;. at.<
sweep mlHs with kafircorn attach-
ments to force the heads between the
burrs. Threshed kafircorn and milo-
maize should always be ground be-
fore feeding to sto'-k of any kind ex-
cept poultry. The grains are too
small for complete mastication—and
there will be much waste if they are
fed unground. Both kafircorn and
rnllomaize contain less oil than is
contained in corn and it is important
when feeding them to balance the
ration with alfalfa, cowpea or peanut
, hay or cottonseed meal. The profit
from f« e1in2 v. ill be much greater
when this is done. Hogs should never
; receive a grain ration containing more
j than ot)«-fifth of cottonseed meal and
| on* tenth is better at fir t Horses
\< y fed cottonseed meal mixed
v.- : four to nine times as ranch kafir-^"
f corn or tnilomaiz«\ Cattle rations
Fhould contain one-fifth to one-tbtrd
i cotton need meal mixed with ground
kafircorn or milomaize.—John Fields
: in Oklahoma Farm Journal.
GUTHRIE PUTS UP DEE08.
Convention Hafl, Ground and Mansion j
Ready for State if Capitol Is
Oklahoma City, Okla.—A delegation
of Guthrie citizens headed by Mayor j
Nfssley deposited with Secretary of j
State Den Harrison deed* to the Con- •
vention and ton acres 01 ground in
Guthrie. They will ne .turned over.j
to the state upon the* adoption of the :
proposed amendment to lie voted on j
at the geueral election, locating the j
permanent capital in that city.
A deed was also made to a four- j
teen room residence to be used as a
governor's mansion. The committee j
also filed a lease for five years at $l
per year upon the Logan county court j
house for capital purposes, and a guar-
antee of payment of removal expenses
of the state departments hack to Guth- j
rie. The committee had intended to
present the papers to Governor Cruce.
These coopon. are good for hundreds of valuable i
ents, such as wnlchcs, toilet article., silverware, furni-
ture, and dozens of other articles suiUble for every member
of the family.
You will urely like Duke*. Mixture, made by Liggett
4- Mytrt at Durham, N. C., or d the present, cannot fell
to please you and ypon.
A. a apecial offer,
and November only
we wilt tend yoa
our new illustrated
catalog of preeenta
FREE. Just send as
your name and addrcM
on a postal.
Cmfiml from Dukt't Uitlurt matH
RETTES. mmd oihtr teg* #r cemfimt
issued f>9 us.
E'js9 Clotworthy Ate.
Harry Clotworthy. who Is an expert
on military affairs, entered the
diniugroom of the National Press
but lie was absent. Guthrie values the j club one morning and carried with
iilch it offers to give to the 1 him a ravenous appetite. Having
state for <apltal purposes at 1500,000
fourth to ime-ilii
wheat Iran or n.
feediiig I y the ■
of Its weight of i
jneal or aorue ■
fec<l that will lu
of prot'-iil in the
later. Animal I Inst
n, and for
ii of one-ei
e the f«T
rt. -W. A
Oklahoma A. &
M. i'ollei<e, stillwater,
Cow Ooe. Not Hold Her Milk
I have a cow that niifks ao easily
that considerable- milk Is lost duriui;
the day. Can you recommend ;i rem
e<Jy?—1>. L. G , Custer City, flkla
There is no way to prevent this
trouble, 'ihe tirstie around the or'.,
log of the teat i* made up of fibrous
material, which does not yield tp
treatment very readily, and the
"to do would be to leave it aluiio.
Sucker, on Corn
' What is tlie best thing to do for
sii 1;.r< on corn? What causes them?
' •! 1'iey be prevented?—Mrs. I^tura
H^l'iday, Comanche County, Okls
• .Many Experiment Stations have
rondui -d i'j.pi.rlments to determine
tie' of removing suckers on
c orr and not a single one liss re-
poi <1 practicable results from this
prai-tice. Sometlmps the yields are
slightly increased when the suckers
are removed, but the cost of remov-
ing them is greater than the value
of the increased yield. As to pre-
vt-r.tion. the only thing that can be
< on< is to secure a variety with a
less tendency to sucRer and to plant
ftomcivhat thicker. It Is true that
iwuiie varieties sucker much worse
than others and also that corn will
produce mo'« suckers when planted
thin, and especially when It Is on very
ri< h soil. I would advise that you
•va'cli not only your own Held this
futJiiner, h it also some of tb^ Ilelds
in your neighborhood and determine
which \arlrties sticker the most under
local conditions and estimate the
, tiilckn":« of planting. This last fac-
lor -hould be given etpeclnl cotlBld-
cri.tlon as to the rlehnes. of the soil
and whether it Is botuun or upland.
; it you do this the probabilities are
flat >oti ' in determine very nearly
the proper rat* of ceding on your
''Itt'-ren' types of soil and perhaps
iil>-o secure a variety which will suck-
i r less tli in tin1 one you are now
'j? lug. This cannot be entirely
prevented and Is more or le.s depend-
ent upon seasonal conditions.—O. O.
'•'.urehill, Department of Agronomy,
. Oklahoma A. & M. College, Stillwater.
Swelled Guaranty Bank Fund.
Oklahoma City, Okla.—Collection,
swelled the bank guaranty from |H,-
921.48 on June 30. to *110.374.88, Sep-
tember 30, according to the report of
Treasurer Dennis of ttie state hanking
board, just made public. Collections
on assessments during the quarter
amounted to $85,17.",.7^; collections on
failed banks were I"K,I47 l!7, and a re-
bate on court costs amounted to $r>.">0.
The expenditure for the quarter in-
cluded rebates to state banks;
settlements on failed banks, $35,789.30;
oaten cne breakfast, which consisted
largely of eggs, ho ordered an-
other breakfast, which consisted
even more largely of eggs. After his
repast he went to the writing room
; to get off some letters. Half an hour
later the steward of the club found
thu colored waiter loafing about the
entrance of the writing-room and
asked him what he meant by being
absent from his post.
"I got a good excuse," exclaimed
the water, exhibiting the check for
the egg breakfast. "Mr. Clotworthy
done eat I- worth of eggs and 1 ain't
i goin' to let him git away from here
ourt costs and witness foes, $1,940, :
and interest paid on warrants, $14,-
\10.t0. The greyest Item of settle- j
ment on failed banks was $ 10, i >
disbursed in connection with the farm-
ers and Merchants' bank of Sapulpa,
without payln' for them, high as eggs
ST. LOUIS. MO.
A HOT ONE.
A. H. T. A. Electa Officers. I
Hhaw.ee, Okla.—The Oklahoma An-;
tl-Horse Thief association adjourned j
after selecting Lawton as the next ,
meeting place. Officers were elected •
as follows: President. K. R. Davis :
of Jefferson; vice president, J. E.
Rowland of Weatherford; secretary- j
treasurer. \V. S. Collins of Okarc he, i
lie-elected delegates to national con- j
vention at Keokuk, Iowa, W. It. Dut-
ton of Forhker, I'ast President W. 0.
Whlttaker of Olencoe, Frunk llafer
of Hydro; alternates, tV. M. Keller
of Be.M-r. Senator M. K. Kugorman of
Shawnee and D. K. Russell of'Weath-
HI. Point of Vantage.
The mayor of a small town was try-
' tig a negro for ah tsing his wife. She
claimed he got drunk and tried to
; beat her, and abe hit hltn.
i The mayor turned to their little girl
j "Olrl, was your father under the
; influence of whisky when your mother
I bit blin?"
I ' No, salt. He was under the kitchen
: table," she very quickly replied.—
Mack's National Monthly.
He-=-My future was In your hands,
and you've decided. Now that you
have refused ma, I'm solng to tha
She—I'd suggest that yon go soma-
where where you are less well known.
r KE FOLEY
Suit ftgaintt Sheriff Fail*.
Weatherford, Okla.—In the <axc of.
Byron Howell against former Sheriff
Ed Thomas, in the district court at
Arapaho, for $5,000 damages alleged
to have been sustained by a mock I
banging, tho Jury returned a verdict j
In Thomas's favor. Powell claimed
that Sheriff Thomas and bis deputies
hanged him by the neck to a treat
aevareljr injuring him.
''How's Willie getting ou at that
free thought. Sunday school you're
sending him to?1'
"First rate, from last accounts. He
asked his pretty lady teacher who It
was that, first bit the- apple In tho
Garden of Eden. Willie aays she
looked him straight in the eye aud
said nobody knew; that they'd been
tryirg to figure out for the last 6,000
Many a man's bad luck la dua to
the fact that he has neither Inherited
ability nor acquired Industry.
LEWIS' Sinsl. Binder cljtar; .Isleen
yotn on th. msrket and nlwsy. the ume
rich wtisfylag quality. Adv.
All the World's stage, but U laoka
aa aabaetos drop ourtala.
T.W.W ? T.a ? W.H.T?
But for your next Tea Party
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