Farmers' Champion (Elgin, Okla.), Vol. 6, No. 35, Ed. 1, Wednesday, May 17, 1916 Page: 3 of 4
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THE ELGIN FARMERS CHAMPION
if he asks you
to try a can of
PRUNING IN SUMMER SEASON
Work Muit De Done After Terminal
Buds Have Set Interlocking
Branches Should Go.
He wants todo
you a favor-
he knows what
brands to rec-
U constantly growing In favor because It
Does Not Stick to the Iron
and it will not injure the finest fabric. For
laundry purposes it ho no equal. 16 01.
package 10c. more starch for sime money.
DEFIANCE STARCH CO. Omaha Nebraska
Usmrs Of 'fiSSKg? Supplies
ItoltlUff Oil. rlr.t let u. limiTr")! n opr r ur
I5l6 CATAIMli If. I HI i: for the unking.
Weber Ixn p. ft Auto Co 1 BOO Lotus t su HI Loula
HI.KnMI:. Thil ell) anil muni) lo nan-llrni-wllni
of H'. rlsllln nrHIng merchant.
ante. huu.rulw. autnmotilli' one 100
ITtifU lllflra llm 110.. Okllllmnm I ItJ.Ok.
(!' W. C. RDMl'NDPO.V. Idaho
Iirrimcnt .station )
Nearly every fruit grower has his
own particular plan or Ideal for shap-
ing his trees. The samo typo of treo
Is not grown by all orchardists and
should not be nlnco each typo la es-
pecially adapted for certain condi-
tions. Most orchard men practlco winter
pruning as winter Is tho time to
prune to Bhapo tho tree. If heavy
pruning Is douo It can bo accom-
plished In tho early spring or dor-
mant season with tho least Injury to
tho tree. Summer and winter prun-
ing havo their particular advantages.
I wish to take up olio point In con-
nection with summer pruning and that
Is tho pruning of bearing trees for In-
In some fruit-growing sections the
apples do not take on sufficient color
to mako extra fancy fruit. Wo have
found that under such conditions by
practicing summer pruning wo enn in-
crease tho color from 20 to 40 pel
Summer pruning cannot be dono nny
tlrao tho grower happens to have time
to do tho work but must bo dono at u
deflnlto tl- i. That time Is nfter the
terminal buds have set.
At this tlmo tho trees have stopped
growth for tho season and tho wood
begins to ripen up for winter. II
pruned earlier tho tro - will send out
a new growth nfter fe .ing a rosette
it each cut and this la.e growth wil'
iften winter kill.
Summer pruning should not remove
Iho heavy branches but should take
iut tho Interlocking branches and
tiliout one-half tho present Bcason't
growth. This opens up tho treo and
admits tho sunlight at the ripening
Fine Kidney Medicine
We have Itccn selling Dr. Kihner'a
BnampHoot for the pad -even year and
during that time we have netcr heard a
complaint. All of our customer -peak
In the highest term- of the result obtain-
ed from ita u-c ani nil are well nlenerd
with it a a kidney liver and bladder
medicine. We think It I n fine remedy
and we -ell a great quantity of it.
Very truly our.
E. E. HAUUAIl & SON.
TVc 17th 1013. Golden City. Mo.
Prove What Swamp-Root Will Do For You
Send ten centa to Ir. Kilmer A. Co.
Ilingbamton. N. Y for a -ample sire bot-
tle. It will convince anyone. You will
also receive a booklet of valuable infor-
mation telling aliout the kidneja anil blad-
der. When writing be aure and mention
thia paper. Regular fifty-cent and one-
dollar aire bottlet for aale at all drug
RICE SERVED WITH MEALS
Adda Greatly to the Nutritive Value of
Dlahti With Which It May Be
Itlco has great nutritive value so
when you can add It to meat you nre
not only rvluclng tho cost of tho dish
but you nro maintaining somewhat In-
creasing Its food value.
Htca can bo added to almost any
sort of meat. It Ice plain boiled and
drained as dry ns possible can bo add-
ed to a chicken fricassee. It can also
bo tnatla Into croquettes to servo with
chicken and rico croquettes may bo
serveiV with lamb or mutton stew.
Hound steak can be cooked with
rieo In this way: I'ut a round steak
an Inch and a half thick in a greased
casserole and cover It with n cupful
of rite thnt ban been soaked for nn
I hour l'our over this half n can of
tomatoes nnd season with suit and
I popper. Then add n quart of water.
Cover nnd bako for two hours slowly
How It Happened
"1 got bunged up dlsh-uh-way at do
white folks' pcaco moctln' laBt night
"(lo 'long! Whlto folks wouldn't let
a nigger fluctuate 'round dclr meotln'."
"Nn sail. Hut I was llstcnln' outsldo
do open wlndor nnd two gcn'lcmcn dat
was tryln' to choke each udder to
death dono fell out onto me!" Kansns
"I lovo tho heiress nnd I'm going
In to win."
"You always want everything In
"1 wnnt morn thnn that my dear
boy. The heiress Ib out of sight."
HEAL SKIN TROUBLES
That Itch Burn and Disfigure
Using Cutlcura. Trial Free.
Tho Soap to clcanso and purify tho
Ointment to sootho and heal. Hashes
eczemas pimples dnndruff nnd soro
hands yield to treatment with Cutlcura
Soap nnd Ointment. Relief is Immedi-
ate nnd henlrnent In most enses com-
plete speedy and permanent.
Freo sample each by mall with Hook.
Address txistcard Cutlcura Dept. L
lloslon. Sold everywhere. Adv.
"I thought you wero going to com-
plain about last month's bill for light."
Vn ro.tttn.l l ltillirvllld I'm at.
Ing to' sit quiet and bo thankful that I nm' hon uncovcr m"1 cook for 20 ml
don't have to burn gnsollno to see by. .. . m . .
ma id i fvii iiiiiiiuii nun inti mi-.
lloll a cupful' of rico nnd drain It Sllco
three or four carrot r and boll until ten-
der. In tho meantime simmer until
tender a pound of brensl of mutton
which will tnko about two hours.
Thicken tho meat gravy and pour the
meat on n platter. Surround with tho
carrots in a ring and then with the
rice In n mound around tho edge of
This Is a rico and veal recipe: Place
n bIIco or several slices of veal In nn
ungrensed skillet until brown. Itemovo
to n molding boutd and cut Into pieces
two Indies square or smaller. I'ut
with n smnll minced onion In n ens-
serolo and cover with boiling water
nnd two or three bIIccs of bacon.
Cover nnd cook In tho oven until tho
meat is very tender nnd then thicker
slightly with flour. I'laco on n plat-
ter and surround with a border of hot
COVETED BY ALL
but possessed by fow n boautlful
head of hair. If yours is streukod with
j gray or la hnrsh nnd huh you can re-
etoro It to Its rorrucr beauty ana lus-
ter by UBlng "La Creole'' Hair Dress-
ing. I'rlco 11.00. Adv.
"Nobody liken tho umpire."
"It's tho logical result of trying
bo strictly neutral."
means much towards the
preservation of your
health. The stomach
must be kept strong the
liver must be active and
the bowels regular. As
soon as there is any de-
viation from those con-
ditions you should m
spent tho afternoon
ROBIN IS FOND OF CHERRIES
I'crhnps adversity mny preparo a
man for the life bejond the grave
but It curtail his credit Ulo on
IT IS IMPERATIVE
that you keep a bottlo of Mississippi
Diarrhoea Cordial In your medlclno
clicBt. In constant uso for fifty years
l'rlce 25c and SOc Adv.
Some men who run for olllco ought
to be made to run the gantlet.
Always proud to show white clothe.
Red Cro Hall lllue docs make them
white. All grocer. Adv.
A stntesman Ib a politician who gets
s- . M "S.WO '.ft
wj. if -tit r
Olueblrd'a Consumption of Cultivated
Fruit la More Limited and Eating
Tho complaints against tho robin
havo dwelt on his fondness for cher-
ries strawberries blnckbcrrles rasp-
berries peas peaches prunes grapes
and even olives In California.
Tho bluebird's consumption of cul-
tivated fruits seems moro limited bo-
11 Not much else
ton Evening Transcript
I hope. Hob-
Ins practically confined to cherries
raspberries and blackberries aud Its
frult-cntlng period Is very short be-
ing only from Into fall to early
spring when tho Insects which It pre-
fers nro scarce.
Whenever You Need 1 "eneral Tonic
Take Grove s
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a Gen-
eral Tonic because it contains the well
known tonic properties of QUININE and
IRON. It acts on the Liver Drives out
Malaria Enriches the Blood and Builds
up tho Whole System. SO cents.
"Can you suggest a good motto to
hang up In tho dining room?" asked
tho boarding house mistress.
"How nbout 'Forglvo us this day our
dally bread?'" suggested tho man who
was going to movo tho next day anyhow.
AS THE SEASONS ADVANCE
Horse Disliked Cigarettes.
A sensitive horse who has a dlsllko
for cigarette smoke attacked Edgar
Akers aged twenty-five and bit him
on tho 'right hand. Akers wan smok-
ing n clgarctto at Sixth nnd Spring
streets near tho horse which wus
standing at the curb. With nn angry
squeal tho horse seized Akers by the
right baud. Akers managed to freo his
hand but not until tho horso's teeth
had torn the flesh from tho fingers.-
Los Angeles Times.
Itchildrt utttpcuonrd leuly tar monlr It '
Fly Poiios Kills More Children
Thai All Other Poiioni Combined
For Safety SakeUsem
Is there In your home anywhere
within baby's reach a saucer of
arsenic poisoned paper floating la
water or a can with a sweetened
During 1913. 26 eases of fly foUmAat
were repelled from U states; to 1914 "
cases from 14 statea. Fir poium til It mort
thtldttn than alt ether $otunt cembtmd.
Yet fly potion Hill I left unguarded
except In thehomea where mothtri have
. at... ... ... u. ttmt-boltOHOUlt
efficient fly catcher and destroyer It JF
The Journal of the Michigan State Hedlea
fiMy comments thus In a recent Issue:
moonis ol arsenical poisoning ate very
eliMer tobos Tot cholera In lantumi un-
' W."!rnpeI!U?r'..lc.l fir 3e.!nyh djs-
Mallth officials should become a.'ousl 10
Onr Michigan Legislature this last 'f;
Wserta law regulating the salt o poUonoui
W. N. 0. Oklahoma City No. 21-191
BEST CROPS IN AN ORCHARD
Considerable Number of the Moro
Progressive Fruit Men Are Giv-
ing Up the Practice.
Most formers grow some crops be-
tween tho trees for a fow ycarB at
least. Potatoes beans cabbago and
corn nro used extensively. Tho treo
rows nro kept thoroughly cultivated.
It Is not uncommon to seo a hay crop
between tho rows but It Is an unusual
sight to seo a young orchard planted
and kept for any tlmo within tho sod.
A good many of tho moro progres-
sive fruit men who havo kept rec-
ords of expenses and sales on these
various crops tntorplantcd havo come
to doubt tho advisability of growing
field crops In an orchard and unless
It Is necessary for financial reasons
n considerable number are giving up
tho practice and simply keep all the
soil between tho rows thoroughly cul-
tivated except whllo cover crops are
Felt Sorry for the Apostle.
Mrs. I'odgcr n Lancnshlro woman
has necrnl sons at tho front. Recent-
ly n neighbor superior to her sur-
roundings by education und rearing
called on her nnd ns they talked of
Salontkl where one of those sons was
alio remarked that the Snlonlklaus wero
tho Thcssnlonlnns to whom St. I'iiuI
had sent n letter. "Well" said Mrs.
I'odgcr as the looked up from her
wnsbtub " 'e may 'avo written there;
I'm not snyln' ns 'ow 'e didn't. Hut
I'm sorry foi im if 'o sent pnrcels.
I sent two to my boy months since nnd
they nln't been dcllvored yet." Lon-
Housewife Will Provide Menua Suit-
able to the Changes That the
Weather la Sure to Bring.
Tho cellar of course cannot be
thoroughly cleaned until tho furnace
fire Is allowed to go out for the sea-
son but it can bo cleared of (.11 rub-
bish If rubbish has been allowed to
ncri'mulato thoro during tho winter.
The cellnr Bhould bo the most orderly
part of tho house partly because an
accumulation of rubbish thoro in-
creases danger of fire nnd partly be-
eaiiBO tho air from the cellar rises
through tho house currying with It
dust or any other unclennllncss.
Seo to it that all the chimneys arn
In good condition and thnt all fire-
places are ready for a little extra
work. Tho spring days nfter tho fur-
nace flro Is put out nro tho days
when open Arcs are most In demnnd.
Remember that spring appetites
cravo fresh things and that salads
tempt when heavier foods repel. Vego-
tablo salads for luncheon are admir-
able on spring days.
If tho spring days drag begin to
plan for summer vacations. Send for
catalogs and pamphlets of hotel rates
and tuko out somo of your longing for
summer in looking them over.
What Do the Children DrlnkT
EASY TO RAISE STRAWBERRY
Small Patch Will Produce More Fruit
Than Average Family Can Use-
Plants Are Hardy.
A patch of strawberries two or
llirco rods square will produce more
fruit than a family of eight or ten can
use. Tho work Is Just as easy and Just
as slmplo as growing tomatoes cab-
bago or any other crop says frank B.
Bentty tho strawberry specialist In
Fnrm and Home. Strawberry plants
aro Bet Just the same as a tomato or
cabbago plant and after strawberry
plants aro set there Is little to do
hut cultlvato and give them an occa-
sional hoeing Just the same as for
Strawberry plants are the hardiest
of all plants and succeed In all soils
and under all climatic conditions. The
chief essenUals are strong fruitful
plants good drains- and plenty Of
Thoro aro times when mother or
father feeds the youngsters something
that they know children should not
have. Perhaps It Is somo rich dessert
but more often It is tea or coffee.
It Is bettor to have somo delicious
hot food-drink that you can take your-
self and feed to your children con-
scious that it will help and strength
en but never hurt them.
A Yorkstate lady says: "I used
coffee many years In spite of tho con-
viction that It Injured my nervous sys-
tem and produced my norvous head-
aches. While visiting a friend I was
served with Postum and I determined
to get a package and try It myself.
The result was all that could be do-
Bired a delicious finely flavored rich-
ly colored beverage. Since I quit cof-
fee Postum has worked wonders for
"My husband who had suffered from
Sonk half n pint of haricot beans in
cold water for several hours then
drain and cook them until tender In
slightly united water; when dono drain
the beans and rub them through n
flno Blove. Put tho puree In n sauce-
pan with an ounco of butter a llttlo
crenm or half a gill of milk and stir
over tho flro tilt qulto hot then stir
In two yolks of eggs. Lino tho Inte-
rior of six previously buttered tlmbala
molds thickly with tho prepared puree.
fill tho renter with vegetnblo mace'
dotno seasoned with salt nnd pepper
and moistened with Just sufficient
whlto or brown sauco to bind tho mix-
ture Shako down each ttinbale nnd
cover tho top with a layer of haricot
bean puree. Hako In n moderate oven
for half nn hour. Turn out on n hot
dish pour somo hot tomato sauco
over or around the timbales and servo
hot. "Vegetable maccdolne" consists
of carrots and turnips peeled scooped
out into little bnllB or rut Into ncnt
rubes nnd French bonus rut Into
short pieces nil cooked separately In
seasoned water then drain nnd mix
together nnd reheat with a little butter.
Haretnut Cream Cake.
Rent one cupful of sugar nnd Jour
eggs until light ndd ono cupful of flour
sifted with ono teaspoonful baking
powder and ono teaspoonful of ground
cinnamon one-half teaspoonful of
kidney trouble' when drinking coffee. f1"1 a"BP'C0 "nd cloves; bako In
quit the coffee and took up Postum ' Cream-Three-quarters o
i. . -...t -i .i-iii.. tt.illm ho la P'nl of mlk " tablcspoonful of
wltp mo and smcedrlnkl Postum hocorn8ta teaspoonful
has felt stronger and bet er with no
ln?.v ..hlr.-r3 it . .i h"0nutB no- ntd faspoonf.il of
ion mor bo ure I find It a grea
comfort to have a warm drink at nm wh C0Q j b t
meals that I can give my children i .... whlnm 'hm nr ' .
. lal. nl.HM AnrtanlnnnA tlin If nrlll I
w u a k. .......... ..... . -... for top of cake.
Iieil biiu liui uuii mciu no buiicn ui
Name given by Postum Co. Battle
Postum comes In two forms;
Postum Cereal the original form-
must be well boiled. 16c and 2Sc pkgs.
Instsnt Postum a soluble powder
dissolves quickly In a cup of hot wa-
ter and with cream and sugar makes
a delicious beverage Instantly. 30c
and COc tins.
Both forms are equally delicious
and cost about the same per cup.
"There's a Reaaea" for Postum.
14 by Grocers.
Ono pound potatoes boiled and
mashed; one ounco butter ono tea-
spoonful milk ono egg butter salt
and cayenne pepper two teaspoonfuls
Add butter milk egg parsley and
seasoning to cold boiled mashed pota-
toes. Turn out and roll thin. Dlvldo
Into equal portions and mako each
Into a loaf. Put on to a buttered bak-
ing sheet glare with the white of an
egg. Bake In a quick oven for 6 or
For Forty Years Lydia E. PinldiamV
Vegetable Compound Has Been
Woman's Most Reliable Medicine
Here is More Proof.
Ill IQsssssVm -sssssllll
II 1 1 rftJBBBsWsf " ssslll
To women who arc suffering from some form of
woman's special ills and have a constant fear of breaking:
down the three following letters ought to bring hope:
North Crnndon Win. " When I was 16 rear
old I got married and at 18 years I gave birth to
twins nnd it left ma with vcrv noor health. I could
. .. .. -.. .. . . .l
not Malic acroos tuo noor witnout Having to an
down to rest and it was hard for mo to keep aboat-
and do my work. I went to a doctor and lie told
mo I had a displacement and ulcers and would
have to havo an operation. This frightened w ao
much that I did not know what to do. Having
heard of Lydia E. Tinkliam'H Vegetable Compound
1 thouglit I woum give it a trini ana it maae me tm
well na over. I cannot snv enoUKh in favor of Ult
rinkham remedies." Mrs. Matmb Asiuch North Crandon Wli.
Teatimony from OkleiwriUL
Lawton Okla. "When I began to take Lydia S. PinkhemY
Ycgotable Compound I seemed to bo good for nothing. I tired easily
ana had headaches much of tho tlmo and was irregular. I took it again
bcfoio my littlo child was born aud it did mo a wonderful amount of
good at that tlmo. I never fail to recommend Lydia E. Pinkham'f
Vegetablo Compound to ailing women because it has done so much
for mo." Mrs. A. L. MpCaslano COO Havo St Lawton Okla.
From a Grateful Massachusetts Woman.
Roxbury Mass. "I was suffering from inflam-
mation and was examined by a physician whofound
that my troublo was caused by a displacement
My symptoms woro bearing down pains backache
and sluggish liver. I tried Bovcrnl kinds of medi-
cine; then I was asked to try Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound. It has cured me and I am
nleascd to bo in rav usual trood health by usine it
and highly recommend it.1' Mrs. B. M. Osaoon
1 Ilaynes rarK. lloximry jiass.
If vim wnnt: smnrlnl ndvicn writ to IiVllIu
E. Plnkliam Medicine Co. (confidential) Lynn Mas. Yefir
letter will bo opened read and answered by u woman and held
In strict confidence.
"In whnt direction docs tho vlllase
lie my friend?"
"Well It's llnblo to llo In any old
direction thnt cntneH liniidy but nt this
tlmo of tho year It's mostly about
WHY HAVE CHILLS AND FEVER?
"I'lantatlon" Chill Tonic Is guaran-
teed and wilt do tho work In a week.
Your money cheerfully refunded by
dealers it it falls after giving It a
proper trial. I'rlco 60c Adv.
"That candidate Is two-faced."
"Kino! Ho can kiss twice ns many
The females of the species do a
of flKurliiR nbout their figures.
"Can't I'erklns support his wife?"
"Why be can support her all right
but lie clnlms that sho la lusupport
i.rrsv. faixi.mj HrrKsrrM
lUfclr. Tilly inn of anlnlirat44
Hpllepir Mrdirln IUOIM
frtr'I itlAf. IffiTTl-a them lilt
COMI-ANY Itetl lluuk M J-A4
The Vocal DellluerenL
"My voice Is for war"
"Hut are you willing to offer the rest
of jourself?" '
Weak Falnty Heart and Hysterias)
can be rcttified by taking "Kenovie" 0
heart and nerve touic. Price jocaadll. Mt
It one mini in a thousand pays at-
tention to what you say you aro im
Sold for AT ycaura. F'or Malaria Chllle and Fever. A
aine donarssl Bftrnthesln Tonic. 00c ua $1.00 stall Biag Mai a
Biliousness Means Suicide
Tha function of tha llrsr la to purify tha blood and keep the arsteia fraa frail pateaa aal
decar. Conatlpallon. blllouanaw. wcsimm duilneea aoncral Uultude and heaUacba reesas)
from an unelaan liver. It MMUUtvleMuanaiowBwMeioaJuwsucnBcoaattloatacaaMa
Dr. Thschtr's Uvsrand Blood Syrup
St la a tmr: bannUea and effeeOv vesetabla nmsdr. pranerftiad by reputabla pltnM
m AomnlalatA. -'" kldfie ftraubUt. IniDur or bad blood lilmnl tmMmmimm. m
stomach sick heavlarnaa It eonUlna teatle tazatlrea which eneouraa the lieer todottsaatSV
TheViii tssi aqiikk aura and taatlns. liufibuiUetodar taUatrwaVaalarnk
THACHIR WtDiCINK COCHATTAWOOSTaPiW.
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