Anadarko Daily Democrat (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 8, No. 313, Ed. 1, Monday, February 7, 1910 Page: 2 of 4
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Pretty Tea Gowns
SWEET POTATO CROP ' DEVICE F0R HUSKING C)RN
CAPTAIN OF WISCONSIN'S FOOTBALL TEAM
Consists of Operating Rod with Hook
on End and Doubles Amount of
Work That a Man Can Do.
A favorite subject for cnrtoonlata of
comic papers Is tho farmer who Is re-
clining In nn oasy chair with a book
In his hand and n tall glass at his side
whllo ho does tho work on tho farm
by pushing buttons within easy reach.
It may como to this some day but Just
nt present the husking device Invent-
ed by nn Iowa man la aulllclontly holp-
Should Be Grown in Every Home
Garden Unless Space Very
How They Should Be Planted and Cul-
tlvated May Be Kept for Long
Tlrns If Wrapped In Paper
and Placed In Cool
Tho gown on tho loft Is a charming model of whllo Ninon nnd n Quantity
of white lace. Tho gown Is inndo up ovor n closely fitted slip of pnlo pink
iuitlu. A large roBu trims the bodice at tho front anil thoru nro touches of
ljmlo roso vulvut rlhhon hero anil thoru. Tho gown on tho right Is u pale
'green satin with laco ovonlroaa.
IN FASHION'S LATEST WHIM
Handsome Gown That Would Make
Up Handsomely In a Dove Gray
Dovo gray cashmere would mnko up
charmingly In thin stylo; a pnuol la
inado from shoulders to horn In front
nnd at tho hack It la continued an far
lis tho ynko which la arranged at tho
top of sides of skirt; tho lower part of
Bklrt Ih plaited and Hot to yoko tho
plaits holng stitched down about six
Inches. HiiButu braid )ut on In a
wnvy pattern forms tho trimming; tho
wnlst hand of folded chiffon velvet Is
taken under tho edges of front panel
holes being cut nnd button-holed for It
to pass through; pleco Inc forms tho
yoke which la outlined by Hussla
brnld tho sloovo Is sot to a deep cuff.
Hat of gray straw edged with black
nnd trimmed with wings.
Mntorlnls required. Eight yards
cashmere AS Inches wide IVj dozen
yards brnld lV.i dozen buttons half
yard pleco lnco.
Whon heavy Russian crash such as
Is now used for portieres is too nar-
row In width don't ho dlssundod from
tho uso of this beautiful colorless ma-
terial but Just ovorenst Its width to-
pettier after the inannor of the Bagdad
iportlero You will Ilnd no hangings
more effective for studio nnd library
uso thnn thoso soft-toned crash and
the heavy llnon overcasting down each
iveum will rendor them even moro at-
tractive. To do tho ovorcnstlng uso
ithe coarsest of carpet thread or a Max
.tint Is sold In skeins.
ALL HAVE THREAD OF BLACK
Season's Materials Marked with This
Peculiar and Extremely
Ono of tho odd nnd cffectlvo
touches of tho sonson nmtcrlala la to
wenvo n henvy tlircnd of black
through everything. This Idoa la
evolved from homespun the Imported
varloty thnt has that lllckorlng black
or gray thread playing hldo and seok
over tho surface.
Tho now dull red basket cloth
which Is tho color of grapes nnd la to
bo qulto fashionable has tills thread
of black looping In nnd out of tho
wenvo. Smart top coata for autuim
wear outaldo of tho city nro of whlto
cloth with n black thread through It
A Biilt or coat of this rough clotl
wltk n black thread Is naturally
trimmed In black. It looks ns though
wo wore coming In for n big season
of blnik hats gowns wraps nnd ac
Ono honrH moro of tho nil black
gown In tho dressmaking houses thnn
for years past. It Is not now advised
for economy's snko hut for fashion.
All materials contribute to It. It Is
to bo worn for tho street for tho
house nnd qulto a good bit for tho
evening. Thoro la no hint of color
being combined with It but nlwaya
a touch of white.
Smart house gowns of blnck hnvo
yoko and sleevoa of pln-tuckcd whlto
tulle nnd then touches of facetted jet.
The top coat of black In fur moiro
or cloth la highly fnshlonnblo and tho
epidemic of black lints la In full away.
Conservative women feel thoy nro
getting their foot on linn ground
again whon blnck nnd whlto la In
llrst stylo. Thoy hnvo boon pretty
much buffeted by sartorial breakers
recently nnd they aro qulto relieved
to bo safe again.
The Despised Flannel Skirt.
It Is actually worn again.
It Is llttod as cnrofully ns a princess
It Is warranted not to "bunch."
Tho latest Is a silk skirt lined with
This glvos wnrmth and keops tho
flnnuol from riding up whon rubbod
against nn outer skirt.
Tho plain llannol skirt Is often inndo
with a cnrofully flttod hip yoko.
Agnln It Is completely circular fit.
ted over tho hips and with fulness
around tho knees.
Tho most usual finish around tho
bottom Is scallops heavily padded and
worked In buttonhole stitch or cro-
The New Hat Pins.
Tho nrts nnd crafts aro steadily
milking their wny Into all chnnnols of
decoration. All this work goos espo-
chilly well with tho Hyznntlno and
Moyon age through which wo are
passing. Their nowost contribution
to fenilnlno apparel Is tho lint pin.
Those nro qulto popular. Thoy nro
nmdo with squares or circles of a
groonlsh bronze decorated with quaint
Flax cloth is a curious homespun
inndo in Canada by tho women of tho
country districts. Their city cousins
hnvo converted It Into nttractlvo fnn-
cy pieces for household decoration
It Is darned with n Meecy wool tor
bedspreads tnblucovers and hansluci
Sweet potntoos should bo grown In
every homo garden unless the space
Is very limited. Twenty to CO feet of
row will givo n nlco treat for ninny
inoals and a Inrger space can often
be devoted to this crop. Sweet pota-
toes: aro at their best on n rich sandy
loam hut they can be grown on other
kinds of soil nearly as well ns on
wind. The requisites of n suitable soil
nro that It bo friable welt drained
nnd rich In plant food writes ('. W.
Wnld In Orange Judd Tanner. Swoot
potatoos will not grow well In a soil
that Is wnter-logged or which Is stiff
tenacious or badly run down.
Plants can usually bo purchased at
30 to CO cents a 100. Unless a person
expects to plnut several hundred It Is
not udvlsable to grow them. Tho
ground should be prepnrcd hoforo the
plants nro secured. The soil should bo
plowed and worked deeply. There Is
no necessity for ridging for sweet po-
tntoos as was formerly thought nocos-
wiry na Just ns good crops can bo
grown on lovol ns on ridged soil.
U'horo tho soil la very stiff tho potn-
toos can be dug more easily If the soil
Is ridged than when grown on tho
As soon ns tho plants nro secured
thoy should ho planted. A good way
to plant la to mnko holes with n point-
od stick plnco tho plants In the holes
and pack tho soil firmly about tho
roots. Ilo sure that no opon spnecs
aro left at tho bottom of the holes. A
spado tuny be used Instend of a stick
If tho soil Is not Arm enough to hold
open when n stick Is used.
Tho cultivation of sweet potntoes
should bo nbout tho same as any other
garden crop. Tho vines should never
bo allowed to tnko root. To avoid this
thoy should ho lifted every few days.
Sometimes the vines nro wrapped
around tho hill. If tho growth of vino
la too rank tho ends should be clipped.
This will throw tho strength Into tho
roots. Potntoos should novcr bo left
In tho ground until tho tops freczo as
n little frost on tho tips of tho pota-
toes will causo thorn to rot. Sweet po-
tatoes may be kept for a long time It
thoy aro wrapped each by Itself In
paper and laid away In a cool dry
BEST RESULTS IN TOBACCO
Only Choice Individual Plants Should
e Used and Should Have Me-
dium to Stout Stalk.
Tho selection of seed plants in tho
field from among tho growing crop
gives best results In tobacco seed Im-
provement according to experiments
conducted by tho agricultural experi-
ment station of tho University of Wis-
consin. Only chnlco Individual plants
should bo selected. The custom of re
serving a portion of tho field for seed
regardless of the character of tho
plants should novor bo practiced.
A typical plant should hnvo a me-
dium to stout stnlk so as to be able
to uphold tho plant during windy
weather. The loaves should bo ar-
ranged compactly on the stnlk nnd
should grow close to tho stnlk. The
broader and moro rounded tho leaf la
the moro valuable it is since n larger
number of blndors or wrappers enn bo
cut from It. Prominent ribs nro objec-
tlonnbln to tho cigar manufacturers.
The lenves should be thin nnd elns-
t'c and n cured leaf should possess
flexibility and elasticity. Good leaves
have little or no leaf stnlk nnd do not
tnper from the stem end but expand
directly from tho stnlk.
When tho plants nro ready to flow-
er nil side shoots nnd all Mowers that
do not rlso from tho central stalk
Bhould bo removed permitting only
tho early central Mower clusters to
produco seed. Flowers growing from
tho sldo shoots do not produco as
stiong seeds ns do contral shoots.
Dry Land for Sheep.
It Is generally well known that
sheop require n reasonably dry oil-
mnto nnd land that Is well drained
but It ofton happens that farmers un-
dortnke to raise sheop on bottom
land thnt Is too wot to plow for crops.
If sheep nro kept on such land for any
length of time troublo Is sura to fol-
low. Sheop cannot staud wot feet
nnd thoy must hnvo dry ground to
sleep on nt night. Sheep lie down n
great doal whon ruminating. Unlosa
tho ground la dry nnd wnrm they nro
sure to suffer. Haldes foot rot In-
terim! parasites thnt affect sheep are
worse on wot land. The hoot of tho
sheep Is guidon only whon tho hoof
H'jmus in the Soil.
Humus has been cnlled tho "bread
of plants" and tho trni scorns vory
appropriate when Its relations to plant
growth aro known says tho Farmer's
Digest. Soils lacking humus have
vory lltlo vitality and nro practically
worthless from nn agricultural point
of vlow. Speaking of tho power of hu-
mus soils for holding water tho Ala-
bama Fnriner snys: "Tho power of ab-
sorbing wnter Is eight times greater
In a humus soil than In a soil without
Hook Catches the Husks.
ful to bo considered pretty Important
oven If It doesn't ollmlnato manual la-
bor. This devlco consists of nn oper-
ating rod with a husking hook on tho
end and fitting In n tubo which la nt-
tnehed to the upper arm Just below
the shoulder. A strap goes around
tho wrist holding tho book (Irmly In
placo along tho Inside of tho hand
nnd ns tho nnn Is bont or extended
the bar runs back and forth In tho
tube to give It the required length.
Equipped In this fashion tho farmor
or his mon can each do doublo tho
amount of husking that can bo dono
by any man who has only two arms
to depend on.
USEFUL STEP FOR WAGON BOX
Directions for Its Construction and Il-
lustration Giving Side and
Tnko two pieces of tough board 4
inches wldo and 18 Inches long nnd
across ono end of each nail a pleco
tho same width and G Inches long.
Connect tho outor ends of theso short
strips with a pleco 21 inches lone
Front and Side Views.
which la tho stop proper. Draco stop
and lS-lnch uprights with pieces of
strap Iron. Connect tho lower ends of
uprights with pleco of Iron running
parallel with step and bolt an iron
hook nt upper end of each upright.
The step can readily bo adjusted to
Foreign Bodies in Cattle Field.
Hits of wire from hay baling nro
vory destructive to cattle. It Is tho
habit with some men whon baling hay
to drop bits of wire that aro snipped
oft Into tho chaff at tholr foot. Tho
chaff la afterward forked Into tho
baler. Tho cnttlo swallow tho small
hits of wire nnd dlo from tho effect.
Tho troublo Is more noticeable In tho
nlf.ilfn districts of tho west and south-
west than anywhere elao becnuso of
tho quantity of hnled nlfalfa that Is
fed to dairy cows In tho vicinity of
cities and towns. A man working
with n pnlr of wire nippers at a haling
press can do a great deal of Injury
just by being careless.
Million in Onions.
The ofllclnl flguros of this year's on.
Ion crop In southwost Texas hnvo Just
been compiled by Hoy Campbell man-
agor of tho Southern Texas Truck
Growers' association which handled
tho bulk of tho shipments. Tho total
shipments up to Juno 1 were 2050
Tho avorago number of crates to a
car is 4C0. It la estimntcd by Mr.
Campbell that tho growers netted an
averago of not less than 75 cents a
crate or $345 a car. This makes tho
not Income to the growers $983230 oa
NOTES OF THE ORCHARD.
There Is no dnnger of overstocking
tho market with small fruits and
thoro Is llttlo competition for tho man
who grows tho best.
In applying fertilizers to tho orchard
spread them evenly over nil tho
ground Hoots of mature trees extend
ovor all tho urea.
Glvo fruit trees plonty of light air
room nnd root feeding area. There Is
more danger of sotting trees too closo
together than too far npart.
Many fnrmors consider their orchard
ns strictly n sldo Issue. If thoy would
glvo tho trees proper attention thoy
would derive a good proflt.
Whon you prima young npplo and
penr trees go slow. Hotter tako two or
threo years to get a neglected orchard
lu ahnpo than to do it at once.
John Wllce leador of the Badgers
made one of the most sensational
plays seen on the western gridiron
this season In the game with Indiana.
GREAT RACE HORSE DEAD;
WILL HAVE A MONUMENT
Salvator Who Knew Only Three De-
feats In Brilliant Career Suc-
cumbs to Old Age.
Salvator 23-year-old son by imp.
Princo Charllo nnd Snllna by Lexing-
ton died ns n result of paralysis and
Infirmities of old ngc nt James II.
Haggln'a Elmcndorf farm near Lex-
ington Ky. Tho stablo in which Salva-
tor died Is within a stono's throw of
tho spot upon which ho wns foaled ns
the property of Daniel Swlgort April
Hoggin ordered that Salvator's foot
bo mounted nnd directed that n coflln
be prepared for him nnd a gravo dug
near Green Hills In which tho fnmoua
racer Immortalized In song and story
wns burled. Later It is Uaggln's In-
tention to erect n granlto shaft at the
Salvator in his threo years on the
turf stnrtcd In nineteen races won
sixteen wns second once third once.
and fourth onco. His nggregnto win-
nings were $113710. Ho mndo his
flrst start in tho Junior champion at
Monmouth pnrk August 11 1S88. This
race wns won by Proctor Knott nnd
It was the only ono In which Salvator
was evor unplaced.
Proctor Knott beat him again by
half a length In tho Futurity.
Tho following year ho finished third
to Longstreot and Proctor Knott In
tho rnco for tho Omnibus stakes. Ha
won tho Flntbush Mnple Tucknhoo
nnd Titan stnkes ns a two-year-old
and tho Tidal Realization Lorlllard
Jersey handicap Soptember stnkos
nnd two purses ns a threo-yenr-old.
Ho began hla four-year-old form by
winning the Suhurbnn handicap fol-
lowed by tho memorablo match for
$5000 n sldo In which ho beat Tcnnyn
noso over the mllo and a quarter route
walkod ovor for tho Monmouth cup
bent Tenny four lengths for tho Clinm-
pngnu stakes and closed his career
by running n mllo on the straight
course at Monmouth park In 1:3DV&
which stands today as tho American
rocord. In tho-stud howover Snlvator
was not a groat success. Tho host
of his get was tho Futurity winner
Savablo. For tho Inst four or ilvo
yoars ho has boon a pensioner nt El-
mcndorf. To Renew the Grand Prix.
Automobllo manufacturers In Amerl-
en havo for two yoars contended thnt
racing pays and they havo supported
their belief to such nn extent that
from twenty-five to thirty road races
a season nro contested. It Is gratify-
ing to tho Americans to havo tho for-
eign manufacturers dccldo that next
year will seo a ronownl of tho French
Grand Prix n classic International In
character nnd considered tho greatest
automobllo contost of tho world.
Cravath Awarded Back Pay.
Tho nntlonnl commission issued a
Mndlng in tho caso of Player (J. C. Cra-
vath ngalnst tho Chicago Wldto Sox.
Cravath claimed ho had two days' pay
coming to him from tho Sox and tho
commission then looked into tho mat-
tor nnd had tho monoy paid him
Rossman May Buy Team.
Claudo Rossman formorly of tho De-
troit Tlgors and St. Louis Drowns of
tho Amorlcnn league may break Into
tho minor leagues as It is said ho is
to purchase an Interest In tho Sagi-
naw Southern Michigan league team
and will manage It next year.
He saved his team from defeat when
he Interrupted a forward pass on Ins
own 25-yard line and ran the entire
length of the field for a touchdown.
JENNINGS SIGNS CONTRACT
Report Says He Will Get $30000 Pro-
vided He Wins Fourth
Manager Hugh Jonnlngs of tho Do-
trolt American league club signed a
contract for tho sonson of 1910. Tho
terms wcro not disclosed but It is un-
derstood that the manager's demand
for nn Increaso In salary was com-
promised. In tho threo yenrs Jennings
lias managed tho Tigers he has taken
down in snlary and profits $11500
$10000 In 1907 $14000 In 1908 nnd
$17500 this year.
For 1910 It Is anld Jonnlngs nsked
enough to net him $30000 provided
ho wins n fourth pennant. Official an-
nouncement plnccd tho earnings of tho
club fdr tho season of 1909 nt $1GG-
000 and Including the world's series
profits about $200000.
Pitcher Georgo Mullln and Catcher
Schnlldt hnvo also signed contracts for
next season and Tyrus Cobb signed
for threo years. Cobb Is to got $7000
COACH OF THE BADGERS.
Tom Barry who teaches the Wis-
consin university boys how to play
football Id a veteran of the game and
steadily Improved the work of his
men as the season advanced.
Rebel Athletes Under Ban.
Tho dotormlnntlon of President
James K. Sullivan of tho A. A. U. to
oxtormlnnto tho nowly formed ath-
letic body In tho middlo west which
Is antagonistic to tho A. A. U has
met with tho approval of nil clubs af-
llllated with tho A. A. U. Each and
every ono of thoso organizations has
pledged its support to tho head of tho
A. A. U. and thoy all havo promised
to uphold their chief.
Rough Football Game In Texas.
In a game of football at Drown-
wood Tex. botween Simmons college
of Abllono nnd Hownrd Payno collego
of. Drownwood Cnpt. Alrhart of Sim-
roons was carried from tho field with
a fractured- skull. Daniels nnd Mur-
phy of tho samo team woro seriously
Hahn Struck Out by Cupid.
Edgar Hahn right Holder of the Chi-
cago Whlto Sox was married to MU
Joslo Reese at Nevada O.
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