The Sayre Headlight, Vol. 15, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 11, 1913 Page: 3 of 8
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SAYRE, 0 K L A„ HE A D L I G H T
For Labor Day.
Vory Boon now the Ion* vacation
* ,,bo over, "as Labor day ends our
fun, as tho small daughter said when
her mother cruelly reminded her of
the approach of school days. And If
It had not boon for the selfsame small
daughter you would not have had
th*"> lu«Mtl0I>» for what I am sure
will bo a novel "shower." As usual, It
was "Polly" who thought and planned
it all and I am merely telling you
what she told me will take place In
the homo a week from tomorrow
where tho small daughter lives.
To make the day after Ubor day
more bearable to this child, who Is
fond of knowledge, but not fond of
school, the members of her family and
a few Intimate friends who know and
love the wee maid have planned a
school "shower." Here are aome of
the gifts to be presented In all sorts of
unusual ways. A very pretty little
alarm clock Is to be slipped Into her
room after she goes to sleep on La-
bor day night, sot at 6:30. This la
shower number one and Is to be ac-
companied by a funny note, saying how
the clock wishes to be a helper and
must be wound up every night in or-
der to start her right each morning.
Then at the breakfast table she will
And a new utility box containing all
sorts of necessaries In way of rubber
bands, erasers and delightful surprise
pencils which como In all sorts of fas-
cinating shapes—anything In shape of
* spade, a wee gun or a pistol may
turn out to be a pencil. On the back
of her chair will be new book straps,
also a bag for her books marked with
her Initials. A new bag for “Jacks"
and a cunning little watering pot,
which will turn out to be an ink bot-
tle, will be found among the par-
cels. Now that sewing Is taught,
"Polly" said she had found Just the
right kind of a bag with a basket bot-
tom which contained all the necessary
sewing accessories done in the sweet
Indian grass and that was to be her
Now I certainly have told you
enough so that each mother may en-
large or curtail the Ideas according
to her needs, but all of you who have
small daughters or sons may plan
some sort of shower to make a more
festive day of school.
hat band. There will be all sorts o!
games, tennis, archery, boating, bath-
ing at high tide, then supper at seven
»nd an Informal dance afterwards.
The Invitations said from "four to
midnight." The favors are to be
symbolic of the sea.’ All sorts of
candy boxes In shape of fish, lobster,
carbs, clams and shells. Tho cem
terplece Is to be a miniature pond,
adged with moss, sand, and a lot of
little sailboats floating about. Hest of
all one of the girls Is to have her
engagement announced at this supper
In this way: One of tho largest boats
Is to have tbo names of the bappy
pair on the side: "Tom and Della,"
and the wafers to go with thd lead
bouillon aro ring shaped. "Life buoy"
wafers. The pond la supposed to be
the "sea of matrimony." Tho place
cards are to be boat shaped with "Bon
voyage" on tho sail. The bonbons
are to be In shape of sea shells, deli-
cately colored, pink and whlto, and the
Ices are to be froxen ship shape with
sails bearlug the namos of the hon-
ored twain. This affair will bring the
parting of the ways to a very happy
party of young poople.
Of Interest to Travelers.
Do not carry ellver toilet article!,
but ueo celluloid, as It Is light, and
weight Is a great factor when packing
either bag or trunk. There should '
be a case for Boap, tooth brush and
FARMERS OVERSTOCK THEIR PASTURE LANDS
Cattle Being Fattened on Forage From Which Farm ere Will Derive Hloh
—----------- “*“* i Through that thief of time, pro-
salve boxee, and. of course, a comb crastlnatlon. carelessness, and a zeal
and brush, also clothes brush, button i to keep every hoof of live stock pos-
l°?\.aDn “anJcure thln*B may be «e- slble—ninety-nine out of every one
lected all of the same pattern and col- hundred farmers overstock their pas-
or. Where two or three are traveling 1 ture lands, and by the time the most
together It is rather better for each
one to choose a distinctive color, like
pink, blue or yellow. Manicure cases
are now so small that all the imple-
ments" may be found Inside the "bull-
growth that will admit of their being
used as a supplementary green feed
during the shortage In pasture, and
where tills method Is practiced, such
spots or fields should be chosen as
near to the regular pasture lands as
possible, so that the product may be
cut or pulled and thrown over the
fence to. the animals, without haul-
ing It out. This will in many cases
prove more satisfactory than any
other plan, since one can feed prac-
tically the same amount every day,
and by gauging this amount accord-
ing to the number of live stock he Is
pasturing, the condition of the pas-
ture growth, etc., this supplementary
feed may be made to last much long-
er than If the animals were given
.free range of It.
trying portion of the season comes
on, their stock are without sufficient
pasjurage to keep them In even fair
shape, and while the detrimental ef-
l“D uuu‘ fect such management is most no-
er, the top lilftingofr, revealing every- tlceable on dairy cows, It Is prac-
thlng packed In like peas in a pod. tlcally the same with all other stock,
rhere are almost numberless articles since It stunts them In their growth
to be selected In leather, Including by depriving them of proper nourish-
drlnklng cup cases, umbrella straps, ment for a most Important part of
snawl straps, dress hanger casea con- ! the season.
talnlng either two or three forms, Another very discouraging feature
clocks of all sizes, medicine cases, of such a course, Is, live stock that
needle, thread and thimble cases and thus have been deprived of ample pae-
llthTu 8tUnmDg ^ ba8B' llfled i turage dur,n« the summer
will be In poor condition to meet the UNUSUAL
A folding umbrella Is Indispensable, rigors of winter, for, once they fall UI,UOUML OUOttOO
and it will flt in even a Btnall suit off In flesh at this season, there is not
case not much larger than a man car- apt to be any more luxuriant
r os his cigars In, and I suppose a growth of grass spring up that year
cigarette case would not be amiss, for | with the result that the animals not
D0W’ "Dolug oniy are unflt ‘o 'tort through the
r“L._Ihear,‘hechapero“ aak' and wlnter. but they will consume more
high-priced grain and roughage, and
yet not regain the loss of flesh sus-
tained by poor or insufficient pastur-
age at the proper season.
It Is imperative, then, that the
COLLEGIAN AS BALL PLAYER
University Stir Who Has Won His
Letter and Paeeed Mutter Before
•cout Needn’t Worry.
“Bummer basrball may be criminal
In the eyes of the college professors, s
menace to pure. Immaculate amateur
athletics, and all that sort of thing,
but the varsity star who has won his
letter and passed muster before the
big league scout need not worry over
his future," said Frank Chance, mana-
ger of the New York Yankees, recent-
ly In discussing the mooted question.
"The publicity given Jim Thorpe, the
Carlisle Indian and champion all-
around athlete of the world, by virtue
of hfs achievements at the last Olym-
pic games, has revived the old fa-
miliar agitation anent professionaliz-
ing college hall players.
One look at the baseball records
suffice to show that many major league
stars now In the spotlight at some
time or other played with a vanity
nine. Perhaps I would have blossomed
Into a major league dentist but for
the fact that I loved the game of base-
ball. I attended Cooper Dental col-
lege and Washington unlvenlty, at
i Irvington, Cal., and the chances are 1
I might have gone along with my nose
to the grindstone utterly unmindful of
l the good things to be had once success
was achieved In baseball togs.
Hastily scanning the names of
stars In the National and American
leagues—former college men—I am
pleased to learn that America's Insti-
tutions of learning have supported ma-
jor league baseball with enough stars
to stock an entire team.
"Pause a moment to consider the
j tolent available for the pitching de-
partment. There's Christy Matthew-
son of the Giants, once the slab idol
of Bucknell fans; "Doc” White, the
veteran southpaw of the Chicago
Delicious - Nutritious
Plump and nut-like in^Uvor, thoroughly
cooked with choice pork. Prepared tho
Libby way, nothing can be more appe-
lizing and aatitfying, nor of greater food
value. Pul up with or without tomato
Muce. An excellent dial) tarved either
hot or cold.
Sunt on Libby %
Hi Ml mm Striped Malm
ta.p.1* I Chilean. In,. IU
Aeroplanes are very expensive,
are they not?"
"Well, naturally, they come high.”
This last week of our summer play
time is filled with all sorts of pleasant
farewell parties, not the least of which
is the- "sunbonnet and straw hat" af-
fair arranged by a seaside hostess.
The girls are asked to wear wash
frocks, and the men outing suits;
when they arrive, dainty sunbonnets
«f pink, blue and whlto will be pre-
sented to the girls and large straw
I calmly say, "Smoking." After all,
It Is only a matter of custom and en-
vironment, for a lately returned trav-
der from South America who return-
ed by way of England, says he saw
more women smoking than not.
An individual "mess” set will not
come amiss, containing a folding
spoon, knife and fork, and there are
some new cases tot lavender salts
that have a sliver top. There are sev-
eral sizes. Small flasks and thermos
bottles may be included in the leather
gifts, also the cases filled with pow-
der leaves, and in the more epenslve
articles will be found the binoculars,
which add much to both ocean and
mountain travel. A pocket flashlight
costing only a dollar la not to be de-
spised, for one never can tell when
It may be a comfort, and It Is well
to be prepared for any emergency.
IN RAISING PLANTS
Beefsteak Fed Occasionally to
Ferns and Palms Brings
(By ALICE MAY DOUGLAS.)
A friend who has unusual success
For a Gloomy Piazza.
A dark piazza may be much relieved
by the use of willow chairs In their
bats to the men, with ban^f'pink, crimin'^Thetrivht’
blue and whi»« ... . on’ Tbe bright red cushion In
blue and white m “ , mluson- IDe bright red cushion In
i girt wlto £ h!n . . \‘° r Ithe whlte or enameled chair Is
girl with the bonnet to match his also very inviting and cheering.
farmer do one of two things: Dispose In raising ferns and palms has given
of his live stock till he has only what [ me her secret She feeds them beef-
his pasturage will keep in prime I steak occasionally. About every six
shape through the entire season with-1 weeks she plants a bit of raw meat
out taxing It to the limit, or continue j close to the roots and It is literally
to sow forage crops to supplement his j eaten up.
pasture till the latter part of July. To Some of our Dotted ferns
, u» a.... 1 a,...
such crops, we would state that we food. A single dose of the steak
have sown as late as August 5, and brought them back to health and their
the crop not only made a good growth since has been surprising
Pa?rage' but reached a Then ,n;»ure curiosity I experimented
height that made it a most desirable i with some outdoor ferns last summer
winter roughage. With proper man-1 and after a few weeks I dug up the
agement, such as crop might be util- place to see how the meat and plant
Ized for light grazing early In the were getting on together. I found
fail: then mown for roughage, but. of the decaying steak literally cluched
course, one must be governed In each by Innumerable roots that had en-
case by conditions. twined themselves about it like so
One of the most commendable tea- ■ much wire. How hungry they
tures of sowing crops for late sum- seemed
mer and early fall pasturage, Is, that It Is said to he a common thing
In many cases they can be grown for people living along the gulf coast
Tern8 ITh ° Cr°P baS falled t0 feed 0)'8ters 10 ‘heir ferns and
earlier In the season, or the first palms. This would be somewhat ex-
growth has ripened and been re- pensive for us poor inland people,
d from the field. Where wheat but they frequently buy a load of
°r a“y otber 8'naI1 P*10 8h°ws that shell fish as we buy coal, simply dump-
It will not make a first-class grain- ing them In a pile in the back yard
INVIGOBATI.no to THE PAIS AND
That was a very warm argument."
"No wonder, with so much hot air
In 1L” ~ 1
“I think children's nurses are ex-
tortionate in their prices."
“Well, isn’t It naturally a hold-up
Redd—Don't they have any extra
men in the polo team?
Greene—Oh, yes; a few In the hos-
“Let me write the songs of a na-
tion,” said the ready-made philoeo-
pher, “and I care not who makes tho
"I won’t go quite so far as that,"
replied Senator Sorghum; "but let me
write the amendments and I care not
who draws up the bills."
crop, It should be harvested just as
soon as possible—either bound or
mown and stacked for winter rough-
age. The field may then be sown any
of several crops, and will produce an
abundance of excellent grazing In
and keeping them alive by occasional
dousing with salt water.
Watering the plants with unsalted
beef tea has also been successfully
tried by my neighbor. Hearing these
things, "How little we know of our
. w a wo ftuuw oi our
ery snort time. Spots which were house-mates, the fern family! Who
too wet or too dry at regular plant-
ing-time may be utilized to a good
advantage in this manner. One can
even well afford to cut a few rows
of corn near the pasture-lot, toss it
over the fence to the stock, and sow-
some sort of a catch-crop on the
ground from which it was
would have dreamed that they, too.
have carniverous tastes? Could they
have caught it dwelling so Dear our
/^HARMING Parisian hat of tulle with soft crown of black satin The
| tulle brim is cleverly, quite Invisibly, wired and at one side there Is a
w cluster of black and red apples.
. . 8uch frilla a* ‘bat shown are extremely fashionable Just now. Thar
are to be found on nearly all the best millinery models and in manvdl-^
Clusters of fruit are to be found on some of tbs new hats and tom,**
very realistic strawberries, large bunches of cuminta etc I do not J
“jn • ”• •*“« “
Advantages of Press Drill.
During the past two years we have
Then, there is sure to he £
Mt lD 'he 80“' and *round for " heat-and, In fact any
™ tS r ,a fertil.izer t0 °ff' cro^sp^ally when the eeason
As to d,h»b Hnvra n(0n ‘he land Pr°®lses to be dry. The last bulletin
that nnv ho d fferePt 8^.ts ,of crops of ,[>e Iowa experiment station cor-
tnnure ^ 80yn for &18 late Pas- roboratea these statements. Adjoining
bv guoh mU|8t ^ ^ 'Vv.governed P,atB were 8eede<l to winter wheat
by such agencies as weather condl- and given similar treatment, except
tions. conservative handling of the that one was seeded with a common
Oas^nf ^ t dri11 and ,be 0,her with 8 Press
Oats will make a rapid growth and drill. Threshing returns showed that
fine pasturage, but If the lateness of | the plat seeded with a press drill
the season makes it risky to sow them , yielded at the rate of 544 bushels per
To °h ear,)' fr°St fa,"ng' tbey ^ ^Ue .he common drilled p a
iem ,ho a 88 fr08t rulns y,elded onl>- 44 bushels, A similar
hem the first time it touches them test in 1S94 gave a yield of 4S bush-
an> great extent. Millet would! els for the press drill and 30 for the
but It htt?a9.rapldl>' as oats, common drill. The press drill com-
/vii-ir off,** penlous to the dam- pacts the soil over the seed, the mole-
sou kfalLh ?8t' aDd f°r tbla rea' ture 18 retolned. and a more vigorous
sou it is liable to prove quite satis-' plant results.
factory In the majority of cases _
IT rVafflr COrn, are alf,° ! Soil Renovation.
11 ! ??**' bUl 8bould be The cowpea Is a wonderful reno
the niant ^11^ ^ U,'Ck' *° ,hat vator of sol!' the va,ue of wbicl) Is not
ed condition whtT UP ln * crowd' yet geDerally recognized, even In the
^ im.n1,!' ,whlch causes them to south, where It has been most largely
turage ’ jule”*!?- ^ P38' a"d PJtp,’r,m('Dted w|th- A‘ toe
ernufh . 111 to®1* a Wick Ixulslaiuustatlon (bulletin 40) 63 va-
l „ ,eXCl"8nt RS Pastor- rietles have been tested. For vine,
cattle Wh!ityor°rvp 8M', ^ and and f0r curing the best va-
■ heat or rye will also make rietles are the Unknown Black Clav
S ST: bUt,Kb?th Rr6 80me- and Red. while the strictly bunch va
Stage of their d«el“n ° ^ rtel‘e*' 'vhlpP°°rw|11. Blue. Blaekeye,
LMo h!. , ?" "1, Wh'rh '* • g,v* 'argpr returns In peas,
spt to throw them too late for this -_
ZTl g~lng Jhe of these Shad, of Importance,
sld,'radon a. ^ lDt° C°n' The ‘mpPr'ance of shade for the
nlanta will form r'elt“er#°r the8e, cannot be overestimated. The besl
a.. L J ..Ibu .,,°f paslur- method Is to plant fru.t trees Is tin
forage croca win r”* * °f 01086 P°U,tTy >,ard*' a8 thi* wil1 ,u Blsl
forage crepe wil! reach a stag* of; fruit as well as shadd.
Manager Frank Chance,
White Sox, who came up from George-
own; Jack Coombs, Iron man right-
hander of the Athletics, who treated
.he C hicago Cubs to three successive
beatings during the world's series of
W10. Jack broke in after attending
“Two of his pals on Connie Mack’s
wonderful machine, "Chief" Bender,
and Eddie Plank, must be labeled ex-
collegians. Bender learned hie lesson
at Carlisle and Plank won his while j
twirling for Gettysburg.
Many great players have come out
M the University of Notre Dame ,ln-
J fading 'Big Ed’ Ruelbach, of the
“Jimmy Lavender, of the Cubs, a
right-hander, is from Georgia Tech.
Ray Collins, southpaw of the Boston
Red Sox, started his career at the Uni-!
versity of Vermont. Here we have a [
slab staff of eight admitted world
“Back of the plate I might name as
two foremost receivers Bill Carrigan
of the Boston Red Sox, who got his
start at Holy Cross and John Meyers i
of the New York Giants, a good In- ■
dian, who studied at Dartmouth. Thus
the batteries are accounted for.”
JOHN ANDERSON HAS A RIVAL
8ugden, Former Big League Catcher,
Permits Runner to Score Tying
Run While Holding Ball.
; -to® Sugden, the one-time major
league catcher, claims that he is the
; only living rival to John Anderson,
! who made baseball history by stealing
| second with the bases full,
i Joe let a tying run step across the
plate while he held the bail in his hand
and refused to touch the runner. There
were men on second and third, one
I man out- the score 3 to 2, one day at
New Orleans, when Charleston was
i playing there, back in 1893. The game
I was stopped for some reason and the
| coacher at first sat on the sack dur-
ing the delay. Joe looked over the in-
field and saw three men on bases.
Tue first ball pitched when the game
was again started was hit to the third
baseman, who threw home In world’s
of time to get the man trying to score.
Joe thought the man was forced out
and yelled at Denny Long, the first
baseman, to get on the sack to com-
plete a double play, while Long yelled
Bt Joe to touch his man.
The runner stepped nimbly on the
-plate while Joe swore at the first base-
1 hey revived Joe with cold water
after he had discovered what he had
Lo, the Poor American!
Hagop Barasyjian of Fitchburg and
Menad Estabobrakamasian of Lowell
went fishing yesterday in Lake Charg-
gamaug, near Worcester, with their
cousin, Haijjoman Saralaneroparanian,
whom they are visiting for the week-
end, but you would never have learned
It from us if we hadn’t been able to
paste it—Boston Globe.
The whizzing motor car struck t
stump, and one of the occupants of the
back seat, a lady possessed of consid-
erable embonpoint, executed a neat
but not gaudy parabola In the atmos-
phere and alighted by the roadside
like a polypus falling from a shot
I don’t believe I have broken any
bones," she stated, in reply to the in-
quiry of the omnipresent bystander;
“but there is a ‘lump on this bank
’’Lump—nuthin’!” snarled a smoth-
ered voice. "I’m the constable that’s
gotn’ to arrest you gosh-durney Joy-
riders. If I live!”—Juflge.
Scranton Refuses Offer.
Manager Bill Clymer of Buffalo
made an offer of $1,000 to Owner Cole-
man of Scranton, for the immediate
delivery of Outfielder Quinlan. Thi
ot!w was promptly refused.
of an old friend—
Sweet, crisp bits of white
Indian com, toasted to an
appetizing, golden brown.
A delightful food for break-
fast, lunch or supper — always
ready to serve instantly from
The Memory Lingert”
For a pleasing variation
sprinkle some Grape-Nuts
over a saucer of Post Toast-
ies, then add cream. The
combined flavour is some,
thing to remember.
Pootum £»*real Comp*4jr,
BaUl« Crtta, Michigan
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