Farmers' Champion (Elgin, Okla.), Vol. 4, No. 45, Ed. 1, Wednesday, August 19, 1914 Page: 2 of 4
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ELGIN. OKLA. FARMERS CHAMPION
SPUR FARM LANDS
Many farmers are making a bard or
Houbtful Urine on high-priced land! la
localltlet cursed with Imoct poita or
foods or drought or wood planum
or other onomloi to successful farm
Inf. Tho end of each year find time
and energy practically wostod no
progress tnado. Spur Farm Lands
offer relief from those conditions.
Ths tenant on tho high-priced landa
farther cast can mako a payment and
be master of his own ncroa hero. Any
good farmor can pay for them from
tha products thereof. Tho Spur Farm
loads offer productive virgin lands
easily cultivated nt low prlcoa and
on easy terms. Splendid crops are
raised without ir-lcatlon. No boll
woov.I ever k n bora. Altitude
1000 to 2.600 foot.
Considering the rollablo production
ef theso landa prices nro loweut In
Texas; new country settling fast;
aplendld climate no malaria chills or
fevor; good churchos nnd schools.
IWo offor tho homesoeker a wide range
for scloctlon and aro selling direct-
Do commission to anyone Tho pur
chaser receives full value In his landa
In dealing direct with tho owner aa
opposed to paying a mlddloman sorer
al dollars per acre.
Stock Farms and Smalt Ranch Tracts.
We also offer flno grazing tracts
perfectly adapted to this purpose one
ectlon to fifty at prlcoa from $5.00
per aero up. Free lllustratod booklet
giving all particulars on application
to Chas. A. Jonos Manager for B. M.
Bwenson & Sons Spur Dickons Coua
ty Texas. Adv.
H'a a fortunato thing for aomo men
that Uioy novor married.
To slop bleeding uso Ilanford's Hal-
Famo norcr blows her trumpet for
a man who la too laiy to raise the
Red Croi Hull Illue maters the lnundrrss
nippy makes clotlirn whiter than snow.
aUl good grocers. Adv.
A man can troal tho crowd In a bar-
room and still bo a boro tho morning
A man whoso Income Is $800 a year
er over Is entitled to bo called a gen-
tleman In England. A man who earns
that much Is entitled to bo callod a
gentleman In America.
A Doubtful Statement
"Ma I would like to hare a donkey.
Did anybody erer giro you a donkey
for a present?"
"Tea child your father did when
ke married me."
Utlaa What's your son atudylng at
Silas Somo now-fanglod forming
"la there anything apodal in tha
easo?" aaked tho reporter of the bank
president whoso cashier had stolen
"Yea" mused tho president "you
nay say that we did not trust him
A Louisville man tells of an Incident
during the sessions hold In bis city of
a Bunday school convention with dule-
gatea from all the states. In answer
to the roll-call of tho states reporta
were verbally glren by the various
atate chairman. When Toxss was
called a big man atepped Into the aisle
and In stentorian tonea exclaimed:
"We reprosont the imperial atate of
Texaa. The first white woman born
In Taxaa Is still living she haa now
a population of orer three million."
Whereupon a voice from the gallery
cried ont In clarion tones; "Send that
woman to Idaho we need her."
Coffee A'la Vanlah Before Postum.
It seems almost too good to ba
Iron the way headache nervousness.
Insomnia and many other obscure
troubles vanish when coffee ia dla-
sallied and Postum used aa the regu-
lar table beverage.
Tha reason Is clear. Coffee con
talna a poisonous drug caffeine
Which causos the trouble but Postum
contains only the food elomonta In
choice hard wheat with a little mo-
lasses. A Phlla man grew enthuslastlo and
jwroto aa follows:
"Until 18 months ago I used coffee
regularly every day and suffered from
headache blttor taste in my mouth
and indigestion; was gloomy and Irri-
table had varlablo or absent appetite
Joss of flesh depressed in spirits etc
"I attribute those things to coffee
because since I quit it and have drank
Postum I (eel better than I had for
10 years am loss ausceptlblo to cold
bare gained 20 lbs. and the symptoms
bare disappeared ranlshod before
Name glren by Pottum Co nattla
Creek Mich. Head "The Road to
JtVellrllle" In pkgs.
Pottum comes In two forma:
Regular Poatum must ba wall
bollod. lta and J to packages.
Instant Postum la a aolubta pow-
)der. A teaspoonlul dlssolvea quickly
la a cup of hot Water and with cream
and sugar makes a dellcloaa bever-
age Instantly too and BOo Una.
Tha cost per cup of both klnat If
fceat tae sasae.
'Tkara'a a Reason" tor Postern
Bit oy uroeara.
FARMERS SHOULD STICK TO DRAFT HORSE
Clydesdale Filly Thelma
A very young colt should have plen-
ty of rest and sleep.
His feet will stand tho hard road
better than thoso of tho home.
Farming communltlcH may bo easily
sized up by tho quality of thi-.r horses.
A mulo Is also nn exqcllunt saddle
animal If one well learns the trick
of saddling him.
Tho mulo In tho most tireless work-
er on the farm eaU less than a horse
and does moro work.
The fact that a horse Is Imported
doos not add ono cent to his Intrinsic
value for breeding purposes.
Stick to tho drafters and tho heavy
carriage horses on the farms; they
are always salable and will bring good
A mulo's age cuts llttlo flguro In a
sale. No one seems to care how old
a mulo Is. However ho will bring
TURN LAMBS IN CORNFIELD
Youngsters Make Qood Use of Blades
Which Are Usually Wasted and
Keep Down tha Weeds.
(Hy M. A. COVKIIDEI.M
Whllo both the older sheep and the
lambs may bo turned Into the corn-
field aftor the corn reaches a stage
at which the lower blades begin to
wither It Is well to keep a close watch
of tho larger animals to boo that
they do not got to nibbling the huska
from the low-hanging ears.
This Is not apt to occur until all
tho lower blades of tbo corn have
been eaten off and In that case tha
lambs may ba allowed to run In the
field till they are sold or brought In
tor winter Bhelter.
Where one has lambs to turn Into
tha cornfield they will not only make
uso of the blades of corn which are
usually wasted but they will keep
down the weeds that are Invariably
springing up after com plowing is
orer thus seeding the field to tho peat
for the following season.
The manure dropped by the lambs
will also be scattered around orer the
fields thereby fertilizing tho land with-
out the usual time and labor expended
In hauling and spreading tho manure.
Another advantage In pasturing the
cornfield after cultivation is onded Is
that It will be much easier to gat
through the corn at gathering time
and the ciws will bo the more exposed
RAISING CANADA FIELD PEAS
In Combination With Oats and Darley
Valuable Forage Crop May Be
Obtained In South.
A reader wants to know "the dlf-
ferenco betwoen Canada Held peas and
our natlvo peas. They aro advertised
at 75 cants a bnihel cheaper nnd if
thoy are as good 1 want to buy soma
for planting in corn nt last working
also for hogs to graze on."
There is little resemblance between
the Canadian field pea (plsum nrveneo
I) which resemble vefy closely the
garden pea (pjltum sativum L.) and
tho Southern cowpen (vlgna ungulcu-
lata). The Canadian field pea will not
do well eowod In corn at the last
working. In fact It should bo sowed
In January and February according
to tha location and is then In com-
bination with such crops as oata and
barley a valuable forage or bay crop
for the South. We know of nothing
better than cowpeaa for planting In
corn says Progressive Farmer taking
the Cotton Helt aa a whole. The price
of cowpea seed la high because It is
a poor and unreliable ytelder of seed
and no entirely satisfactory method
of harvesting the seed haa been
adopted. Canada field peaa are
cheaper bor-" they make a larger
yield of seed
II. First Reserve Champion.
from $150 to $200 whon he Is full
grown If ho Is big smooth nnd strong.
Poor and worthless plugs pulling at
the harness keep company with tho
poor nnd shiftless Individuals boldlnt
No one point In tha horse Is inor
essential than well shaped hoofs. Tin
value of a horse depends to a large
extent upon his foet.
Many farmers make tho mistake ol
fooling around with trotting horses
Dreedtng trotters Is a distinct brand
of tho business and Initiation Intc
making a success of It requires s
training of years.
Somu men say mud should be al
lowed to dry on a homo's logs befort
being removed. Don't believe It. Mud
Bhould bu washed off hB Boon as tht
horso comes Into the stable and hit
lugs rubbed thoroughly dry.
VALUABLE FOR FARM STOCK
Southern Cowpea Also Improve!
Worn-Out 8olls Economical Way
of Feeding to Hogs.
For Improving worn-out aolls foi
pasture for hny and for green forag
for stock the southern cowpea U
of great valuo.
The New Era cowpea Is a ver
early variety oarllor than the nlacl
eye the quickest growing of any ol
the varieties maturing in about slxtj
days from the date of germination of
seed. This Is tho beat variety for sow-
ing In the middle states. For tb
southern states sow the black-eyed
cowpeas red ripper or clay peas. Foi
hay to plow down for green manuro
and for midsummer green forage foi
hogs and cows and sheep sow early.
Hogs thrive on cowpoas. Practical
and observant farmers estimate thai
ono aero of cowpeas when the peai
In tho pod arn In the milk will feed
and fatten ready for market 16 (hosts
and 20 half-grown pigs. The most
economical way to feed Is to fence off
a email portion of the peaa and after
this Is eaten close glvo a second per
tlon. If tho hogs are allowed too
much a portion will be wasted. The
hogs should have nn nbundaace ol
puro water at nil times and a mix-
ture of wood ashes nnd sulphur. Mix
one quart of coarse salt in each bnsh-
el of nshea. This mineral matter will
correct the acid In the vines. Foi
cows and sheep cut the vines whet
free from moisture and let them will
a few hours before feeding. Glvo thi
stock n little old hay or straw and
after this Is eaten a small quantity
of the wilted pea vines may be given
This is the safest way to feed as thi
vines contain so much water that tho)
should never be fed whon freshly cut
or too much at a time aa It Is certnlr
to produce hoven and may cause tht
death of a vajuable animal.
Hogs Need Shade.
The hogs will grow better If yot
provide shade for thorn at this tlm
of tho year. If this shado Is not pro
vlded by naturo on your farm It wll
not cost n great deal to make noma It
the yard or In tho pasture Trees oi
something green always mako thi
Overcrowding the coop will provi
disastrous especially during the heat
You may fool tho buyer once a
twlco but your brand will soon fnl
What would you consider n fresl
egg wore you tho buyer and the otha
fellow tho seller?
Does It pny to ship a chicken vltl
a six-pound frame when only thret
pounds Is utilized?
Did you ever stop to think what t
nent effect an attractive package hai
on tho purchaser?
The best remedy for tho very etel
fowl especially If the disease is
contagious one Is to kill It
Do you ever lot a sealed packagi
hide a bad article? If you do yon an
laying IV foundation for failure
S . A .k. ' V )ti.U
NEW FABRIC FOR CAPES
IS CALLED THE TEDDY BEAR
AND IS POPULAR.
Sort of Woolen Velour Light of
Weight But Warm Shlrrlngs and
Plaltlngs for the Autumn and
(Ily MAitr di:an.)
Cnpcs have beenmo too common ex-
rcptlug those tnado from tho now ma-
terial called teddy boar; this fabric
Ih very popular. Tho teddy bear ma-
terial Is a sort of woolen velour woven
with long hairy threads exceedingly
soft and BUpple
nnd although light
of weight It Iiob
warmth and Is
Ideal for wear at
material not less
favored for moun-
tain or shoro ro-
sort wear or for
excursion trips Is
a rough woolen
wcavo which Is
likely to bo much
In voguo during
tho coming win-
ter. This goods Is
of n ellky tcxturo
ant! hns a ground
work of color sub-
dued by tho Ions
f u 1 1 n oss of 1 1. J
skirt 1b exciting
students of tho
modes nnd there
Rpems nn ehndow
Cape of White of ionhl tnat wo
Serge. n'ro for nn n.
tumn and winter of Blilrrlngs nnd plait-
IngB.' Just how far the mdvemunt will
go remains to bo Been. Tho (lowing
movement of Bhoer supplo Bluffs over
clinging foundations which character-
ize many of tho midsummer models !
a very dlfforont thing from fullness
nnd drapery In heavier material.
Slooves aro becoming longer and a
Paris correspondent wrltcB thnt wom-
en aro wealing high-necked bodices.
Ono such frock d 3cribed wns of white
taffeta and butt lied from neck to foot.
Tho walBtband was twUted round tho
hips from It a deep embroidered tulle
flounco fell nearly to tho bottom of
the Bklrt hiding It
entirely. A nar-
row bias band of
this flounco at the
bottom which waa
shaped In scallops.
Tho bodlco was
mado high at tho
neck and had long
As has been
said capes aro be-
coming too com-
mon but occasion-
ally ono sees a
model with per-
haps somo Indi-
vidual touch or
tnado of novel ma-
terial which differ-
entiates It from
tho general dis-
seen for Instance
was an unusually
tho distinctive Crepe de Chine and
nolo being tho Taffeta
shaped collar at tho back which falls
in graceful folds from a black velvet
ribbon which encircles the neck and Is
held In place at the back of a pearl
buckle. This cape was lined through-
out with lobster red silk. There waa
HAIR ORNAMENTS THE FAD
May Be aa Elaborate aa One Wishes
Always Within the Bounds
of Good Taste.
Elnbnrato hair ornaments are worn
by oung girls this season. There are
shell pins with hinged tops with Reins
that may be turned In different direc-
tions to suit tho coiffure and simu-
lated cape of strings of pearls with
tiny chin straps of pearls to match
to wear In tho ovenlngB.
Narrow bandeaux of rhlncstoncs
thnt widen out In a barrctto In tha
back nnd which aro matched by tho
high spans In combs sot with rhino-
stones aro very pretty.
There aro also caps formed of
strings of Jewels set wldo apart with
two Btmlght feathers up tho frout
their quills outlined with gems.
Haunro-topped pine Inlaid with gold
matching gold-topped slda combs and
a high upen-work back comb with a
filigree design In tho gold are all
shown ns aro also hairpins with fili-
gree gold tops shaped llko a ball the
center filled with compressed sachet
balls nnd thin bands of gold ending In
gold tnhecls to wear ncroas tho front
of the hair tho tassels hanging back
of tho ears like simulated earrings.
alaBs as a material for cotffuro or-
naments Is steadily making Its wny
Into favor. Under a strong light spun
glass aigrettes are moet effective es-
pecially whou of white combined with
emerald green sapphire blue ruby
red or golden yellow.
Somo glass tiaras show a design in
Rowers and leaves attached to a skel-
eton latticing In sliver or gold. Rosa
tuds with their foliage are favorites
-..u. r..-. -ii-.
a fold of tho red silk on each sldo ol
tho cape collar at tho back and down
Handsome Afternoon Frock.
Black chiffon Is mounted ever a
tight-fitting foundation of satin In this
summer frock. 8ash of black velvet
tied below the hips In the back Is a
GAY STRIPE NOT FOR STREET
Is a Little Too Much In the Livelier
Effect Good Taste Suggests
Striped gaberdine Is tho mntcrlal
much in favor for costumes made In
the sleeveless Folero style. The Bklrt
ib rainer run at the hips made with
a scam down the front on the diag-
onal. The email bolero hangs loose-
ly over n draped band showing tbo
long slcevo In white muslin with a
band of embroidery and another of
velvet giving a touch of novelty.
A straight Jackot In tha same striped
material Is worn with this skirt and
bolero making thu costume a llt-
tlo lesB sensational for tho streets.
Hut It must be acknowledged that tho
striped materials nro not tempting
women of taste unless theso stripes
bo of tho darkest description of green
Tho hats now worn In Paris aro
small or largo with a ruchlng of taf-
'fota and n couplo of wings.
Sewing on Pump-Bows.
Hero Is a useful hint for busy house-
wives: "Whllo I wsb struggling with
nn ordinary nec'dle trying to sew somo
now bowB on my pumps" a corre-
spondent writes "my husbnnd who Is
a phyBlclan suggested that I try one
of his curved surgical needles.
"It solved tho problem at once and
now I keep one ready In my needle-
case for Immediate uso. 'They can bo
had from any chemlBt's for a few
but bo are white wild daisies and any
of the mnaller field blooms.
Clustors of oak or mistletoe leaves
aro used with good effect In glass
tiaras and In fact any Bort of foil-
ago that is not overlarge may cor-
rectly bo used excepting of course
tho strawberry leaves sacred to the
Coiffure ornaments and tlaraa In
amber or In amber colored glass nro
stunning looking ou a brunetta beauty
and for blondes thero aro fetching ef-
fects In all-Jet or In Jet combined with
puBte pearls or opals.
HEALTH AND BEAUTY
A cupful of strong coffeo will remove
tho odor of onions from tho 'breath.
Ono In a faint should bo laid flat on
tho back tho clothes loosened and lei
A cupful of hot wator drunk before
meals will sometimes relieve nausea
It Is not practical to wash the hands
too often during tho day neither kt it
advisable to uso hard water; either
makes the skin hard. Hut should the
hands get hard use oltvo oil or cocoa
The best time to batho Is Just before
going to bed aa nny danger of taking
cold Is thus avoided and tho coraplox-
Ion Is Improved by keeping warm foi
several hours after leaving the bath.
Cross or fiber rugs for the nursery
aro made with familiar nursery char
octers printed In colors on their sur-
face. Old witches shepherdesses
cata and dogs horses and clowns ail
make the floor of the nursery gay.
.V a..iArJkja. & Y& !..
fr- y aflelBaBaBaBaTB' usmu
Throw away the
wastiDoard. Use KUB-NO-MORE
THA SOAP. Save your
back save your tem-
persave your clothes
maKe wasnaay play-
day. "Carbo" kills
cleans. Watch results.
the finest fabrlo
and makes your
wash sweet and
sanitary. it aot
nofneed hot water.
Carbo Disinfects NapthaCleana
Ctrbo Ntptba Soap Washing Powder
Five Cents AU Grocer
The Rub-No-More Co. Ft.Wayne lad.
your complexion troubles with your
powder puff no need of either
whon you uso pure harmless
"The ALL DAY BEAUTY POWDER"
At all dealers or by mall joe
Zona Co.. Wichita. Kansas.
University of Notre Dame
NOTRE DAME INDIANA
Thorough Education Moral Training.
Twcnty-on. ronrnr. lending to drtrrrr. to
ClA.iilr. Mcxlrru Ix'Urrt.JournnMnm.l'nmie.)
Vcunonijr. Commerce. ChemLtry. lllvtuff.
fbarinacy Engineering Architecture Law.
Prcparator Hchool. Tnrlou. cuur....
Tor Ctulocuen nUdre..
UOX II. NOTIti: DAME. INDIANA.
"I sec- where tho women abroad ara
offering to fight at tho front but
women will never mako soldiers."
"And why not?"
"For ono thing each ono would stop
In a hot envi'.gcmeut to powder her
BABY HAD SCALP TROUBLE
Carthage Toias. "My llttlo eirl had
somo kind of breaking out on her head
that camo In white blisters and when
tho blisters burst they formed some-
thing like ecales. If I washed her
head and combed ttip scales off thoy
would come again in Just a few days.
The trouble looked something llko
dandruff hut was hard and scaly and
when tho scales would corao oft all of
the hair camo also and would leave
the head raw.
"I had tried salves which only soft-
ened tho scale' so I decided to uso
Cutlcura Soap nnd Olntmont I
washed her head with warm water and
Cutlcura Soap and then applied tho
Cutlcura Ointment and lot It remain
over night. I used only ono boi of
Cutlcura Ointment and ono bar of
Cutlcura Soap and hor head was woll.'-
(Signed) Mrs. Luella Ulggs Jan. 28
Cutlcura Soap nnd Ointment sold
throughout tho world. Samplo of each
tree.wlth 32-p. Skin Uook. Address nost-
card "Cutlcura Dept. L Boston." Adr.
Let's Be Charitable.
The Inventor of tho first Dlavcr nt-
ano Is dead at olgbly-flvo. Peaco to hla
bbuuu. ia'i us iorgivo mm. tie norer
knew what his device would do to
nervous folk In our nolso-rldden Amer
Wo har of new uses of Ilanford's
Balsam of Myrrh. In dehorning cat-
tle light applications help to sto
bleeding making the use of a hot iron
"What was the fruit of your enter-
priser "Mostly lemons."
Not From the Burns Collection.
"Whcro did golf orlglnato Sandyi"
"It wass furrst spoken In Scotia
lad." Philadelphia I'ubllo Ledger.
If you wiih beautiful clear white
llothes ute lied Crott Hall lllue. At all
good grocers. Adv.
"How does Percy Do Soft improT
niCRKT'S Ot.II Itl'.MAIILH T.VK WATKS
Mol. .ad .nutlit. tor. tytu. Adv.
"What guttural notes that slngar
"Then let's curb them."
Onljr One "BROMO QUININE"
To f.l the f.nsln. fill lor loll Dim. LAXAe
riVh BROMO QUININB. Look lot tlmsttirtot
Mifh aad betdach sod workt ol cold. tie.
The average woman can do anything
with a hairpin except sharpen a pen-
ill and she can do that with hat
VhasMvar Vest N4 a Qaaaral Taalt
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Toolo Is equally valuable aa a
Central Toate because It coataloa she
well known toolo properties dt QUININB
sad IRON. It acts oa the Liver Driisj
at Malsrla BaHcbes Ike Wood saw
Ml S Whale Irssm M asa
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