The Taloga Times. (Taloga, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 2, 1913 Page: 4 of 8
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CLUB WINS PRIZES
Msnoheeter Mock Rslssr Haa Great
•ueeaaa In Fattening Cattla
AWARDS ANNOUNCED IN 'BOYS
AND OIRLS' CORN GROW-
I NO CONTEST.
ti Jon 111 ;
and makes a good addition as either
Ststi Fair 8wMpateaka And
Gat* .1 Free Trip to
Winning clubs of ten In the boys'
and girls' corn growing contest of the
1912 Oklahoma State Fair and expo-
aitlon. September 24 to October S, have
just been announced, aa follows:
Johnson county, first, flOO; Okfus-
kee county, second, $90; Kay county,
third, |80; Greer county, fourth $70;
Muskogee county, fifth, $60; Love
county, sixth, $60.00.
Individual premium winners in the
corn contest also were announced as
Elaston Coleman, Newkirk, trip to
Washington; Allen Plunket, Gore, $30;
George Thomaa, Cumberland, $25; De-
los Flannlgan, Marietta, $20; Norman
Nelson, Perry, $15; Ruel Neely, Tisho-
Members of the Johnson county
team winning flrat place and a prem-
ium of $100, which has already been
divided equally, are as follows:
Eflle Reed,Rural Neely, Lee Neely,
Earl Brewer, Jesse Green, Florence
Tallon. Ray French and Lucy Neely,
all of Tishomingo; Charles Trumbo,
Ravlna, and James Chronister, Emet.
Okfuskee county team, winners of
second place; Jesse Wallace, Clyde
Rose, Earl Custer and Charles Ear-
nest, all of Okemah; Byron Cockran,
Castle; Perry Roper, Bearden; Ben
Storms, Castle; Ruth Street, Okemah;
Lee, Montgomery, Castle and Loyd
Special Bank Premiums.
The following are the names of the
winners of the special bank premiums
In corn in their respective counties
Jefferson—Yellow corn, Dan Thomp-
son, Ryan; white corn, Jess Keller,
McLain—Yellow corn, Joe Jones,
Carter—Yellow corn, Geo. Heron;
white corn, Newton Wisdom, Glenn.
Johnston—Yellow corn, Chaa Trum-
bo, Ravlna; white corn, Lucy Neely,
Grady—Yellow corn, Neely Harper,
Alex; white corn, Frrank Harper, Alex.
Oklahoma—Yellow corn, Clifford
Pray, Witcher; white corn, Arthur
Richards, Oklahoma City.
Greer—Yellow corn, George Cheek,
Mangum; white corn, Oliver Hunt,
Cleveland—White corn. Clifford Ja-
Caddo—Yellow corn, Olan Farrlng-
ton. Anadarko; white corn, Charlea
Kay—Yellow corn, Alice Wolf, Kil-
dare; white corn, Elston Coleman,
Beckham—Yellow corn, Floyd Cupp,
Mayfield; white corn, Herbert Lackey,
Canadian—Yellow corn, Ernest Gra-
McIntosh—Yellow corn, Ray Dod-
aon. Checotah; white corn, Loyd Bea-
Noble—Yellow corn, Charles Novek,
Perry; white corn. Norman Nelson,
Blaine—Yellow and white corn, Al-
bert Wilhlte, Fay.
Pawnee—Yellow and white corn,
Ural A. Ross, Rolston.
Haskell—Yellow corn, Whlleman
Cates, Hoyt; white corn. Jesse Pogue,
Okfuskee—Yellow corn, Bertls
Wade, Weleetka; white corn, Lee
Kingfisher—Yellow corn. Joseph
Faah, Kingfisher; white corn. Louis
Pontotoc—Yellow corn, Curtis
Floyd, Ada; white corn, Herbert Prin-
Wagoner—Yellow corn, Noble
Preasley, Porter; white corn, Melvin
Custer—Yellow com, Herbert Smith,
Clinton; white corn. Vista BaverlCk,
Roger Mills—White corn, Wllford
Pottawatomie—Yellow corn. Vernon
Cromwell, Dale; white cora, Charles
Tillman—Yellow corn, Cecil Betts,
Frederick; white corn. Dewey Short,
Okmulgee—Yellow oorn, W. F. Bhel-
BV J. M. SIMMONS
Stoekralser of Maneheater, Okla.
Inasmuch' aa the alio la a new thing
in this part of the country, and wholly
in experiment with me aa to lta feed-
ing value for beef cattle, I am dally
uked the question, "what do you
think of 'silage?' "
After having fed this feed for more
than three months. It appears to me
chat ensilage is the cheapest and best
roughage for beef cattle that I have
A drove of 135 head of good native
cattle were placed in the feed lot on
September 10, weighing an average of
1,065 pounds. At the end of 30 days
they were weighed and showed an
average weight of 1,221 pounds—a
gain of 156 pounds per head. The
cattle, of course, were weighed Into
the lot on a good shrink, and at the
end of thirty days were "full as ticks"
when weighed, so that the "fill" rep-
resented a good part of the gain.
Again on November 9 these cattle
were weighed and showed an average
of 1,291 pounds, This hardly looked
satisfactory to me, though the "fill'
former weight was taken. On the
whole, the first sixty days showed a
gain of 226 pounds per head. This
would give an actual gain in flesh of
three pounds per head for each day's
feeding, and still leaves forty-Mx
pounds to cover shrinkage at the time
the cattle were weighed into the feed
lot. If this is correct, the cattle have
done fully as well, or better, than
any I have ever fed.
One of the great advantages in feed-
ing ensilage is that it makes an easy
task to get cattle on full feed of grain.
When the first feed of ensilage was
placed In the feed troughs and the cat-
tle turned in, to my surprise every
steer went right up and commenced
eating. There was no learning hoi*
about it, and two tons of ensilage
daily was consumed without the slight-
est ill effects to any animal In the
lot. About a ton of hay to the whole
bunch was fed dally In addition, and
day by day the corn ration was in-
creased and the ensilage and alfalfa
hay decreased, until at the end of
about two weeks I found we were
feeding about a ton of ensilage, about
five or six hundred pounds of hay
and 60 bushels of corn dally. In ad*
dition to this 40b pounds of cotton
Beed meal was added dally by Sprinkl-
ing it over the ensilage, and at this
writing, after a 73 days feeding, I find
that these cattle are consuming dally
tor each animal, 23 pounds of shelled
corn, 16 pounds of ensilage, 3 pounds
of cotton seed meal and about 3 pounds
of first cutting alfalfa hay, and they
do not seem to care much for the hay,
Here we have a ration of about 44
pounds of rich feed for each animal
daily, and they clean up everything
readily except the nice bright alfalfa
hay. In former years 1 have fed
ton of alfalfa dally for such cattle,
while now with ensilage 136 cattle
will only eat four or five hundred
pounds a day, and don't care much for
It at that. I believe I am safe In
saying ensilage Is a half cheaper than
alfalfa hay for roughage and equally
as good, or better.
Supreme Court's Little Suits Make Big Problems
WASHINGTON.—From small begin-
nings have arisen soma of the
most perplexing questions to tx< pass-
ed upon bjr the Supreme court tbla
fall and winter.
Thomas W. McComb had splendid
luck duck hunting In Tlnlcum town-
ship, Delaware county, Pennsylvania,
a year or ao ago. Probably to his
surprise that day's outing will bring
him to the Supreme court He was
prosecuted for using an automatic
gun In the hunt In defense ha at-
tacked the constitutionality of tbs
Pennsylvania law againat tba use of
that type of weapon.
A burn on tbe back of Anne Bwe
ney of the District of Columbia forms
the baals of another suit. On Its out-
come will depend whether physicians
are liable for burns by X-rays Is
Over the meaning of the word "auo
tlon" cornea a ease from the Hawaiian
Islands. Arrests were made there tor
the alleged violation of a law requir-
ing a license for sales at auction. Tbe
salea la question were made to retail
fish dealers. The point Is raised
whether this was an auction, and If
so. If there Is a distinction between
"public" and "private" auctions.
Whether the government must pay
tor the forage for two horses for tba
late MaJ. Nathaniel H. McLean of Cin-
cinnati and for two aervanta la Involv-
ed In another case. The point arise*
as a result of his relnstatament In tba
army. The horaes and servants were
employed after he retired from the
army and before ha was reinstated
Whether tba baek of a bay wl
dow may form a "party wall" la tba
baals of a dlapute between Lewis B.
Bmoot and the Hoyl heirs of the Dl
trict of Columbia, to come before the
court for decision.
DREW THEM UP TOO BOOK
Tsstlmonlsls Had Wren* IMat aa
Youth Wham.lt Wee Desired to
Ost Out of the Way.
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Hone la aa emigration story told at
a meeting held In Baghtnd raeeptlr.
In a village waa a-youth who had gat
himself into such a variety of eoraacs
that his people thought tt would ha
batter to dispatch him to Caaada, aa
aa to gat htm away from old aad
doubtful associations. Ha airael to
go, provided those Interested in his
departure secured htm soma teettmo-
nlols. Half-a-dozen were sot for him.
They aang hla pralaea in unrestrained
terme, spoke of hla geniality, and all
the other virtues that few men have,
but many get the credit for.
' When the young man read the taa-
tlmonlals ha turned to hla father aad
"Wall, rm hanged! I had ao Man
people thought so much of me. And
now I know how much they Ilka aa
I'm Mowed If 111 go away at alL"
ffllhn Root, at the chamber of mm-
merce dinner In Now York, said:
'There are hundreda of thoaaanda
of people outside the great lnduatrial
communltlea who think the chamber
of eommeroe a daa of thlevee, wba
think that the manufacturers of the
country are no better than a eat c(
Discusalng this regrettable
smiled and said:
"It la a misunderstanding that wfll
come right In the end; bat Just Ml,
a rich man ventured to say to a
poor man, 1 believe In putting by
eomethlng for n rainy day,' the pear
man would sneer bitterly aad rapIff
" Tee, that's why ma and " Wtf
friends lose eo. many ummrellaa.'"
Postmaster General Hitchcock a Night Worker
IT took one man, from a western
city, nearly a week to find out
something about Frank H. Hitchcock,
the poetmaster-general, that many
Waahtngtonlana acquainted with the
Inner workings of tbs postolllce de-
This man went day after day at 9
o'clock la the morning to Mr. Hitch-
coek'e office and waited patiently to
sse tbe postmaster-general. He be-
gan to have set Ideaa about the post-
msster-general and what he consid-
ered the neceaalty of making cabinet
oBcere do more work, or at leaat main-
tain aome sort of regular office houra.
On tbe night of the flfth day tbe
man dropped Into the poetofflce build-
He did not know Just why, bat
he thought he might get some "tip"
from the watchman. Tba only person
in sight waa the elevator man.
1 want to aee Mr. Hitchcock," he
said. "Can you—"
"Have you an appointment with
him r* interrupted the elevator
with hla hand on tba lever ready ta
start the car.
"Yes," he quickly replied.
"All right." the elevator operator
said, aa tUey shot up to the flfth floor,
"I suppose yon know where his offios
"Ton bet I da-
There he found several clerks work,
lag busily. Hie request to eee the
postmsater-general waa taken la a
moat matter of fact way, and In two
mlnutee be eaw Mr. Hitchcock, com-
pleted hla bualneea and left for boms
on tbe midnight train.
COTTON SEED BY-PRODUCTS
The Lint is Only One Part of
Value of Our Fluffy South-
"I would like to know the market
value of the meal, hulls and oil from
one ton of Beed cotton."—W. L. T.,
Cotton seed varies in quality, and
the products obtained from It are sub-
ject to market fiuctuuatipns, so all
figures must necessarily be approxi-
mate. Working under good condi-
tions a ton of cotton seed may give
. .282 lbs.
.. 23 lbs.
.. 39 lbs.
Bryia—White oorn, Verlea Haslter,
At the prices indicated below these
materials would be worth . $32.76 for
each ton of cotton seed handled:
Oil at 80c a gallon $18.80
Meal at $26.00 a ton 9.S7
Hulla at $8.00 a ton 8.77
Linters at 4c a pound 93
Society Formed at Capital to Study Spanish
Never LMed Oata.
Frenchmen hare never Uked oatai
doctora have urged them to try the
national dish of tbe Scotch, bat thsf
have politely refused.
But one group of FrenchSMa could
not escape; this waa a company of the
One Hundred and Twenty-eighth In-
fantry, whoee captain Instated thai
his men should eat oatmeal porrlfifl
for a month. He had the nstmeal
touted to Improve the taste.
To their surprise, hla men found thai
after a month of maneuvers they dM
not have a single man on the sick 1Mb
while other companlaa had as mart
as a doxen. They have made up theig
minds that oata are not eo bad aftaq
Locating the feel.
A stoat old gentleman waa having
trouble with the telephone. He eenld
hear nothing bat a confused jumble
of eounds, and finally he became eo
exasperated that ho sboated Into the
"Who's the blithering tool at the
end of this line?"
'He's not st this end." answered S
cool, feminine voice.
- we mil
FIR the purpoee of promoting the
International study ef the Spaniab
language and literature there has lost
been organised here a society to' be
known as tbs Spanish-American
Athenaeum. At Its first meeting, held
I few nights ago, tbs speakers Includ-
*d Ssaor Rlano, Spsnlsh minister
here; John Barrett, director general
>t tbe Pan-American union; Rev. Dr.
Charles W. Currier, speclsllst on
Spanlab-Amertcan literature, and Mme.
Blanche (le Baralt of Cuba.
Tbe Spaniab minister and all the
Latins «rican mlnlaters hsre were
flt Mcrarr vice-presidents of the
organisation and among thoss wba
already have signified their willing-
ness to become corresponding mem-
bers are the Princess Teresa of Ba-
varia, Sir Clements Msrkhsm, K. 0.
B.; Senor Quesada, former mlnlstsr
here from Cuba; Senor Rafael Alti-
mlra, Spain; Senor Joss T. Medina,
Chile; Senor J. Lafone Quevedo, Ar-
gentina, and Dr. Rafael Villa vl can do.
president of the National Academy of
History of Veneaueia.
The society porpoees to havs fre-
quent meetings, when there will be
lectures and discussions oa literary,
hlatorlcal and scientific subjects, and
will Issue n Jonrnai both In English
and Spanish. While the headquarters
will bs here, tbe orgnnlzatlon will be
lnternstlona! In character aad mam
Honorary membere will be clioset
from time to time from people whs
have attained d la Unction in literary,
edentlflo or hlatorlcal work In con-
nection with Spain and the Spaniab
—Chaa. K. Francis, Chemist Oklaho-
ma A. Ic M. College.
Cotton Root Rot.
In some localltlea tn Oklahoma, cot-
ton dlea In patches, sometimes half
of the plants dying before msturlty.
This Is dne to s fungus disease which
lives in the soil and damage from
It la increased by growing cotton
every year on the same land.
Nowata plans eetablishlns a cream
sry; capital, $10,000.
Some Good Things Left for the Hungry Ones
THERE are In the entire government
service an army of more than 400,
mast and women. Of theee mora
tlten 800.100 are protected by the olvll
lervlo* some by law end some by
executh*. order. Of the remaining
100.00S «r so only lO.Sft are direct
I appointees. The remain-
der are appointed by tba bends of de-
partments, but will, of courss, bs sub-
ject to removal by tho Incoming ad-
ministration. The ealarlee of these
100,000 office holders amount to about
Of the 11,681 direct presldsatlal ap-
pointments, 9,049 most bs confirmed
fey the senate.
in addition to this Isrge army of
tffiee holders and government employ-
•s, all andsr tbe executive branch of
the government, there are more than
1,000 appointments under the control
K congress. Part of these the Demo-
crats now bsvo, but they will gala
■ore through the control of the Unit-
ed States senate.
Prestdsnt Wilson's availabls pntron-
~ —- vat ta mmr^'
sr than tbe list which Orover Clove
land had at his disposal when hs en-
tered office In 1184, after tbe Demo
era la bad been out in tbe cold tor II
long years. The number of office!
elnce Cleveland's first ndmlnlstratlon
haa increased enormously.
In ths sixteen years that have
e la peed slnoe Cleveland retired, the
Democrats who were appointed to of-
fice by him have almost entirely bees
eliminated, except la offloee and poati
under the civil servtoe, where many
appointed under tho Cleveland admin-
istration wo still holding aa. Seise
of theee Clevelaad appointees are now
Ullng the highest places Is ihe dr
All women are born free aad equal
—but they don't look It at the bathing
Doctor—Are you anemic, Patt
••Mi rm loii mf
M MIBBB (M
MSftlr *Hso Had.
Ship Broom Corn
fkllinf Ag«nts American Society ofBqmlty.
For this nurktt write lor quotation
MS W. SOUTH WATBR a TO.. MIOAW
Wow open to twelve Stademe. JUsMas4
■p-UM&ta comm. College mm tally aad
aoatly cfalppedj and qiriia by Us i snifsllsn.
Terms roaeoaabto. Write for estslwM Or
phono Market 4114. osiee, Behoel aad Oaaftae-
loin, SSS South Imports. WIeMta. IfsnsM
Imo ~o«e Goaeratore.
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