Farmers' Champion (Elgin, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 35, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 17, 1916 Page: 2 of 4
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THE ELGIN FARMERS CHAMPION.
Why Thai Lame Back ?
Mnrnliif lameness Blinrp twinges
when bending or nn nil-day back
ache: ench Is causo enough to sua-
jicct kldnry trouble (lot after the
cause. Help tlio kidneys. Wo
Americans go It too hard. Wo
overdo overeat nml neglort our
sloop and exorclso anil so wo nro
fast becoming a nation of kidney
sufferers. 72"o moro denths than
In 1S30 Is tlio 1910 census story.
I'so Doan'n Kidney Pills. Thou
sands recommend tlictn.
A Texas Case
A. H. Johnuon Bee-
vtlle Tesos saa: "A
year nml n hulf airo I
rt-iillznl my klilneya
were affected. When
llftlriK a sharp pain
caught me across my
buck nnd I linil to gtvn
up. The klc'iivy sccrc-
tlom passed too fre-
quently ni'il scnlileil
terribly. Three boxen
of Doan'a Klilnev l'HN
'i fi v.
fir.. 7.. I a
put my kidneys In iV A
food shape nml for
he pnit "ernl years I have li.id no
ttirtber need of a kidney medicine
Cat Dm'i at Ar Star. BOc a Das
rOBTCIUULBURN CO. BUFFALO N. Y.
Prompt Relief Permanent Cure
LIVER PILLS never
(nil. Purely ve
1I c net surely
but gently on
Improve the complexion brighten the eyes.
SMALL PILL. SMALL DOSE. SMALL PRICE
Genuine must bear Signature
LOSSES SURELY pREVENTta
I- C.tl.r'l Bla.tlH rill. Lo-
fried ttmh. r.ll.U.: irrHtnd bl
Me.lrn iocm.n. bfcsuis tses
rtlMt irsrr sUK fSMiatt fall
trit for lul.l ini tMMronnUU.
it-OH iim. siwiiaa rim ii.os
10-StM nil.. BlutlH Mil 4 0a
l-M U Inlartilf. bUl CuUATf MSt.
Ts mpsrlarttr of cuur rrodurti ti nut to otr II
tt.r. of iMrttiiilnc In tattliM ! ally.
IsrJit aa Cattf's. If onotuuiaUa ord.r dlrtr!.
Ts Cattar LUeratary ttrtdtr Gil. ar csliaa. III.
DAISY FLY KILLER & -.rt.5S ffi
SIM. naat t isao. or-
aamontal. oon salsat
fksap. Lasts all
aiolal. ema'l split or U p
erari will not toll or
aiprart paia for ll.oa.
maasLS oMsas.tu a salt 4?.. smiir.
Her Lova Hung on a Hair.
"1 ace whero a Detroit wifo loft
her husband becauBo bo wore a wig."
"Pshaw! that was but a bald ex-
cuse." Perhaps a llttlo exaggeration mixed
with your talk would mako It more In-
Saw Your Slock
Balsam of Myrrh
For Galls Wire
Thrush Old Sores
Nail Wounds Foot I
Fistula. Bleeding Etc Etc
Made Since 1846. MTn
IWca 25c BOc $1.00
lin . on WHITR
All Dealers c-Hnod M-
till UCUIOIO BYUACUHE.-N.V.
"tlDDt'i Cur-V ! nnrritf(J tu
Uipand ptrmanMitir cur .bat
ttrrtblo itcblnc It U com
pounded fur tbmt rnrpoae n4
junr monr will Le protubtlr
rHaDdfMS without tiratlmi
If Ilant't Ours falli to rara
tcb Mctfma.Tfttr.Hiof norm
tr any oihar aln aLieaie. Uto
For Ml hj all ilrar flores
or by tnftll f rum III
k. B. Richards Medicine Co. SheninJei
Every Woman WantaT
FOR PERSONAL HYGIENE
DssmItm la water (or riawchaa stops
imItIc catarrh alcsratlon sad tafUua
tatiaa. Rscoaunandad by Lydis E.
Plnahsm Msd. Co. for ten years.
A LaaUaff woarJcr (or nasal catarrh
aors throat and sors arc. Economical.
Ma iisaaaaairr riraasns and ankilil rm
ISaaasbJns. SQc. all Jrutau of totpaal
U dnifiMtt. e poftboii I
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Pigs on Cowpeat at
(Ily W. II. DODHON totilslana Experi-
ment Htntlon )
Ono of tlio most frequent questions
asked In regard to grazing Is "How
many hogs will on ucro carry?" It Is
ImpoHslbla to nnswor such n general
question lu a very definite way. It
can bo niuwercd opiroxlmatcly In the
Hogs from eight to twelve months
old ought to nvcrago a pound and a
half to two pounds of grain per day
during the fattening period. Wo know
approximately the amount of food re-
quired to mako this amount of grain
and If wo make a guess of tlio yield
wo can mnko an appropriate guess of
Uk number of hogB required to con-
autio tlio crop In n given time. A
crop of 25 bUBhcls of corn with the ac-
companying cowpcas ought to mako
400 pounds of pork or bu tbo equiva-
lent of feed for ono hog tor "00 days.
It wo want to consumo that amount In
30 days it would require seven hogs.
If tho hogs are of mixed ages Includ-
ing pigs. It will carry an averago of
ten to twelve hogs per aero. Peanuts
would mako a little moro pork por
aero than corn but when tho carbohy-
drates aro added to moro nearly bal-
ance tho ration tho pigs will bo main
tained for as long a tlmo on peauuta
as tho corn will carry them. The same
acreago In sweet potatoes will carry
the hogs from ono and one-half to two
tlmoH as long as an acre of corn It tho
ONE-CROP SYSTEM NOT SAFE
Objections Given by Bradford Knapp
at Conference of Bankers Diver
sification Is Remedy.
Seven objections to a one-crop sys-
tem of agriculture aro set forth In Cir-
cular No. G of tho ofllco of tho sec-
retary which Is n reprint of an ad-
dress delivered by Ilradford Knapp at
a confcrctico of southern bankers.
Tho reasons why a one-crop Bystem Is
unsata are stated by Mr. Knapp to ho
"Plrst Ilecau8a tho system de-
pends upon market and crop condi-
tions of tho ono crop alone. hV.'luro
of crop or falluro of market nllko
bring serious disaster.
"Second llecnuso It falls to provldo
for tlio maintenance of soil fertility.
"Third llecauso It falls to provide
tor a sufficient live-stock Industry to
consumo tho wnsto products of tho
farm and make Us wusto lands pro-
ductive. "Fourth llecauso It docs not pro-
vldo for a system of farm manage-
ment under which labor teams und
tools may be UBcd to the fullest advan-
tage. "Fifth llecauso It brings return in
cash but oncn a year lusteait of turn-
ing tho money over more than onco
"Sixth llecauso It docs not pro-
duce tho necessary foods to supply
tho people upon tho fnrm and keep
them In health nml strength.
"Seventh It limits knowledge nar-
rows cltUeushlp and does not foster
homo building but does encourago
Tho romedy for thoso evils Is diver
means something else thnu n chango
from growing cotton to growing some-
thing clan. Ono Louisiana man who
believed thnt ho wns n comert to di-
versification planted COO acres of to-
matoes. In other Instances farmers
turned from cotton to corn nnd had
nothing else for sain In the fall. Thin
ot course Is not dlverslllcatlon at all.
KEEP HENS FREE FROM LICE
Fowls Should Ba Examined and Dust-
ed Ylioroughly With Good Pow-
der or Blue Ointment.
Examlno the pullets nnd hens for
lice nnd dust thoroughly with n good
Inaect powder or npply a mixture of
two parts vaseline and ono part mer-
curial or bluo ointment about tho slzo
of a pea one Inch below tho vent
of tho bird rubbing the mixture light-
ly on the skin.
An application ot this ointment two
or thrco times a year will keep the
fowls freo from llco. Whero Insect
powder Is used it nhould ho applied
thrco or four tlmeB a year or oftener
If tho fowls becomo Infested.
Provide a small box In tho house
partly filled with dry road dust or
lino dirt In which the hcnB may dust
thus helping to keep themselvea fraa
BE CARRIED ON ACRE
potatoes are supplemented with proper
ll UtUIII-IJltll lllf. IUUU. IIIVIUIUUJI uu
good average land ono enn carry from '
ten to twelvo head of mixed hogs por
acre through tho fattening stngc. On
poor land tho number would bo re-
duced and on rich land tho numbor
would ho Increased.
The amount of winter grnzlng that
can ho secured Is very variable be-
ing influenced very largely by tho
amount of growing weather that pre-
vails during tho winter. In general
two sous with accompanying pigs cau i
Healthy Lot of Pigs Raised by Loui-
siana Member of Boys' Pig Club.
bo carried per acre. It tbcro Is an
abundanco of favorable growing
weather cattle may bo required to
help keep tho pasturo grazing down.
It will therefore bu seen that with
this system of cropping there Is a
pretty good balunca of tho carrying
capacity of tho land with tho avail-
aLlo supply of twigs for grazing.
VALUE OF CREAM SEPARATOR
As Much Milk Obtained From Four
Cows Where Machine Is Used aa
From Five Ordlnirlly.
Tho farmer who uses a cream sepa-
rator obtains as much milk from four
cows ob is obtained from flvo cowb
whero cream Is raised in a pan. Tho
separator method gets 25 per cent
more cream from tho milk and thlB
will pay fur a separator In n year In a
dairy Jiord of ten or moro cows. As
tho cream Is separated whllo fresh and
sweet rlpcutng can bo controlled and
butter of much bettor grndo can bo
secured than If tho crenm Is raised by
Tho uro of a separator lightens tho
work for tho housowlfo. Tho machine
Is kept In a small room adjoining the
barn nml only tho separator parts aro
brought from tho houso. Theso In-
Btcad of numerous pans and crocks
nro returned to tho kitchen for wash-
ing after tho fresh skim milk has been
fed to tho cahes and pigs.
A well matlo separator will last for
yenrB In spite of the fact thnt It Ib put
Into service twlco a day. Tho sepa-
rator should run for from four to six
years without repairs if reasonable
enro Is used.
BIRDS SPREAD HOG CHOLERA
Pigeons Flying From One Farm to An.
other Carry Germs of Dread Dis-
ease on Their Feet.
Unconllned pigeons flying from
farm to farm frequently enrry tho
germs of hog cholera on their feet
nnd infect a nnlclilinrlinnl wlilrh In
then at a loss to understand how tho
outbreak of cholera camo about. Tho
snino Is truo of buzznrds. On sevoral
occasions when Investigations of
Biiurces of hog cholera Infections In
this stato were matlo by a veterinarian
from C'leniRon college tho buzzard was
found to bo to blamo. Statistics pub-
lished In another stato show that
pigeons nro responslblo for about 23
per cent of tho spread of hog cholora
and It Is estlmntcd that they caused
In tills way lu 19IC nbout fifteen mil-
lions ot dollars damago In tho United
States. Clemson Collego Ilulletlu.
SILAGE IS CHEAP ROUGHAGE
Three Tons Will Feed Dairy Cow
Thirty Pounds a Day for 81
Months Cost Variea.
Sllago Is tho cheapest rough teed
thnt can ho produced. Its cost varies
somo in different sections and nn dif-
ferent farms but farmers who have
silos find that nfter charging up tho
rental ot tho land the cost of grow-
ing tho corn the filling ot tho alio and
wear of machinery their sllago costs
them from two dollars to two dollars
and a half per ton. When we figure
that thrco tons of sllago will' foed a
dairy cow 30 pounds a day for all
months It Is easily seen that no othar
roughage con ba produced so cheaply.
MANAGEMENT OF GOOD ROADS
Specialists of Department of Agri-
culture Place Responsibility for
Whero a county builds a good road
and soon lets It becomo rutty washed
out or uneven who or what Is prtn
clpally to blame? As n result of s
study of conditions In a number ol
counties road specialists of tho United
States department of agrlculturo are
Inclined to placo tho responsibility
upon tho following defocta in road
management somo or all of which are
found In all counties whero good roads
aro not properly repaired and main- p
1. County boards although having
full adminlstrattvo authority appear
not to attach to their official action
In road matters tho Importance or le-
gal effect which It Bhould havo.
County boards do not generally
mvo BUfnclenl accountlnB control ol
Good Road In New York
road funds to know what Is available
for any particular project whore funds
havo been or whero existing balances
aro to be expended.
3. Lack of any systematic practice
In handling funds among most coun-
ties makes It very difficult to carry out
over even a slnglo year any porslBtent
maintenance policy becauso funds of-
ficially obligated for maintenance pur-
poses aro not protected against spo-
radic and Irregular drafts for miscel-
laneous purposes. Tho greatest like-
lihood consequently exists everywhere
that thcro will be no balanco In the
maintenance fund In tho last half or
third of tho year although only a part
ot tho fund allotted may havo been
4. liocal labor available for mainte
nance work Is mado dissatisfied by
tho constant unintelligent and unfa-
vorable criticism of thoso using tho
C. Maintenance continuing over a
period ot years tbo ultimate IndlB-
pensablo condition of effective main-
tenance Is Jeopardized by lack of ac-
counting control that will prevent
spending next year's current Incomo
lu this year.
C. Tlio lack of skilled supervision
In construction and tho effect ot this In
increasing tho cost or in making of-
fectlvo maintenance Impossibly expen-
sive Is ovcrywhoro seen.
7. Tho county authorities aro com-
monly opposed to following sugges-
tions for maintenance) that lnvolvo ty-
ing up road funds In any way such
ns purchasing materials in advance to
storo along tho road for making re-
pairs or maintaining tho road surfaco.
MUCH WASTE OF FARM LANDS
Suggested by Country Gentleman That
Recklessly Heavy Maintenance
Cost Be Avoided.
Tho Country Gentleman makcB the
Bonslblo suggestion that a prodigal
wasto of land nnd n recklessly
heavy maintenance cost be avoided by
American roadmakers. Upon a four-
rod government hlghwny "ono dozen
farm wagons could be by a llttlo
crowding set sldo by stdo" and each
mllo of government highway contains
eight acres of land "much ot It good
land capablo ot growing 600 bushels
ot corn" whllo thousands ot miles ot
tho best highways of Franco Gor-
many and England aro but ono rod
Tho Country Gentleman objects to
Iowa devoting 410010 acres of "tho
best farming laud In tho world" to
growing n sufficient assortment of
weeds to seed tho farms that lie
along the statu'B 104000 miles ot pub-
It may bo added that a wollmaln-
talned road a rod or a rod and a halt
wldo with trees along either sldo is
much moro agrocablo to drlvo over
than a road thrco or four 'rods wldo
whlrh can never bo shaded and must
always bo an Intolerably hot Bun re-
flector during summer. Left unotlcd
It Is glaring and trying to tho eyes.
Oiled It gives off heat like a stove.
Benefits of Good Roads.
Py furnishing better means ot com-
munication good roads will add to the
telling price ot farm products und In
(very way will contribute to tho com-
fort and happiness ot the people.
Then furthermore we can havo a
rood system ot consolidated schools
snly whero we havo good roads.
Moat Valuable Roads.
Good wagon roads running Into tha
lountry aro more valuable to a town
!haa as extra railroad raanlnithretna
w asA W I.
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I Guarantee "Dodson's Liver Tone" Will Give You the Best Liver
and Bowel Cleansing You Ever Had Doesn't Make You Sickl
Stop using calomel! It makes you
lick. Don't lose a day's work. It you
feel lazy sluggish bilious or consti-
pated listen to me!
Calomel Is mercury or quicksilver
which causes necrosis of tho bones.
Calomel when It comes Into contact
with sour bile crashes Into It. breaking
It up. This Is when you feel that aw-
ful nausea and cramping. If you fcol
"all knocked out" If your liver la tor-
pid and bowels constipated or you
havo headache dizziness coated
tongue It breath Is bad or stomach
sour Just try a Bpoonful of harmless
Dodson's Liver Tone.
Hero's my guarantee Go to any
drug storo or dealer and get a CO-ceat
bottln of Dodaon's Liver Tone. Tako a
Rabbits Stall Stagecoach.
Ocorfjo Crowell stage driver on tho
routo from Austin to Potts Is author-
ity for tho statement that his team
was stalled on tho homo trip at Hot
Springs east of Spencers by an army
of Jack rabbits lie said they resem-
bled n drove of sheep nnd leaped Inft)
tho toll sngo when finally scared awny.
- A i tin (Nov.) Dispatch to New York
When two men aro talking ench
tries to work in his hobby first so as
to head tho other off.
A Famous Physician's
After a fcrics nf careful experiment
And test at the Invalids' Hotel anil Sur-
gical Institute IlufTnlo N. Y covering
many yearn Dr. Pierce the medical di-
rector of that hospital made announcement
that be could prove that a medicine which
he called "ANUKIC" was the beat uric
acid rohent now to be hat). Aa a rem-
edy for thore easily rvcognircd symptoms
of inflammntion as scalding urine back-
ache and frequent urination as well as
sediment in the urine or if uric acid in
the blood has caused rheumatism lum-
bago sciatica gout it is simply wonder-
ful now quickly "Anuric" attsj causing
the pains and stiffness rapidly to disap-
pear. Swollen hands ankles feet arc due to
a dropsical condition often cuied by
disordered Iciilnejs. Naturally when the
The Front Row.
"Tho llrltlsh army has raised its
ago limit to forty-flvo years" said II.
K. GreBham tho PrltiBh consul at
Cleveland. "Tho ago limit orlginnlly
"Tho army isn't so exclusive either
as to ago or as to physlquo as it was
"A slacker in Manchester tried to
get exempted tho other dny
" Tvo got such poor eyesight' ho
said. 'I can't see any distance nt all.'
"'Oh that'll ho all right' said tho
surgeon. 'You'll havo an excellent
view. Wo'll glvo you a trench in tho
very front line.' "
Important to Mothera
Examlno carefully overy bottlo of
CASTOUIA a safo and sure romedy lor
Infants and children and soo that It
rtAAra tlA mr
Signature ot (aiir7OCcXti
In Uso for Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Castoria
"I never saw cuch a lot ot old shoes
as they threw after tho bridal car-
riage when Miss Ann Tcck got mar-
ried." "Well you know Ann was tho only
girl In tho family nnd they'vo been
saving up shoes for a long long time.''
Dr. B. F. Jackson.Celebrated Physician
handed down to posterity his famous
prescription for female troubles. Now
sold under tho name of "Femonlna."
Price COc and $1.00. Adv.
Making a million dollars looks com-
paratively easy to tho man who has
been trying to get a crying baby to
J)r. Pierce's Pelleti ire Vest for liver
bowels and stomach. One little Pellet for
s liiative three for a cathartic Adv.
It our neighbors would mind their
own business wo would bo moro apt
to mind ours.
Every woman's pride beautiful cleal
nrhite clothes. Use Red Cross Hall Blue
All grocers. Adv
Thorc was a time when thimbles
wcro an Important part of a woman's
Buy materials that last
Fully f araatsed
Gcnwral Roofing Manufacturing Company
WorW$ lonaat manufaeturtn of Roofing and ButUtna Paasrf
KTsrtCftt Ataaa nsaMaUa SI Lasts "Mtsa
rasas Irssaaaska aiasiiiiBs ImiilBJ tsauli
Tell your dealer that
Curtis Booth A Bontloy Co.Oklahema City
ate wholesale distributors it Csrtala-lasd Products.
Bpoonful and If It doesn't straighten
you right up and make you feel fln
and vigorous I want you to go back to
tho store and get your money. Dod-
son's Liver Tone Is destroying tlio
sale of calomol becauso It Is real liver
medicine; entirely vegetable therefore
It cannot salivate or mako you sick.
I guarantoo that ono spoonful of
Dodson'B Liver Tono will put your
sluggish liver to work and clean your
bowels of that sour bllo and consti-
pated waste which Is clogging your
system and making you feel miserable.
I guarantco tlmt a bottlo of Dodson's
Liver Tono will keep your entlro fam-
ily feeling flno for months. Otvo It to
your children. It Is harmless; doesn't
gripo nnd they like Its pleasant tasto.
Might Save His Chip.
Onco Uladstono was cutting n tree
on his estate. Two yokels each took
up n chip to treasure "When I die
lads" said Sandy "this chip'll go In
my cofllnt" '
"Sandy" Bald an old wlfo standing
near "If thou'd worship thy God an
thou worship (lladstonn thou'd stum)
a better chaneo of going whero tho
chip wouldna burn!"
Tlio upstart who says trado Ib vul-
gar Is usually slow when It comes to
paying his blllit.
kidneys are deranged the Wood is filled
with poisonous waste matter which set-
tles in the feet ankles and wrists; or
under the ecs in bag-like formations.
It is just as ncccshary to keep the kid-
neys acting properly as to keep the lxw-
The very hest possible way to tako care
of yourself Is to take a glass of hot water
before meals and an "Anuric" tablet. Ir
this way it-is readily dissolved with the
food picked up by the blood and finally
reaches the Honeys where it has a tonia
effect in rebuilding those organs.
Step into the drug store and ask for n
W-cent package of "Anuric" or send Dr.
Pierce 10c for trial pekg. "Anuric" many
times more potent than lithia eliminates
uric acid as hot water melts sugar A short
trial will comince . Adv.
"How In tho world do tho Thomp-
sons manago to keep their maid so
long? Slio'u been with them nearly
n year nnd wo hnven't been nblo to
keep ono over a month since wo
moved out here to Ixinesomchurst."
"That'B easy. Thompsons don't pay
tho maid her wages nnd alio can't get
back to town unless Bho walks."
Had to Go All Humped Over fiiid
Suffered Great Pain in
Sides and Back.
Sulphur Springs Va. Mrs. J. M.
Sprinkle ot this place writes: "About
two years ago this coming spring 1
got Into awfully bad health. Had been
marrlod only a short tlmo nnd my
health was not so good after my mar-
rlago as It had been before and kept
getting worse all the time. I wns go-
ing down hill In health could only
drag around. My friends recommended
that I try Cardut. I tried various reme-
dies which did mo no good. I simply
moped all tho tlmo and felt sick all
over... So I began using Cardul and
In a short tlmo I was greatly Im-
proved; after the ubo ot ono bottlo was-
ablo to do my work.
"Iloforo starting It I couldn't
straighten up to savo mo; had to go
when I went all humped over sufforcd
great pains In the abdomen sides and
back worse than anywhere... After
tho uso of ono bottle I had no moro
pain at alt... It Is also a flno tonic.
The cure has beon permanent and I
havo had no trouhto since neither had
to have a doctor or tako any medicine
since. It built mo up In health and
If you suffer from any of the ail-
ments so common to women try
Cardul the woman's tonic. For sale-
by all druggists. Adr.
As long as It Is only talk let tho
other follow havo hla way. Why
should you enro?
Far sale by dealers
at reaaaaaMe prises
(.nilsal rniraarak Brtnll Saarraiaaw
laSiamBi lUaaw BraMssaS asanas las
Basasarta. jaaM;.aiiwaMarai..i e
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