Carney Enterprise. (Carney, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, September 27, 1912 Page: 2 of 12
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OKLAHOMA NEWS NOTES
Irrigate. I'lanT kulir, milo and alfal-
fa and be prosperous. | POULTRY
The slogan with every man, woman
and child should be "made in Okla- Tvvo Doien Hen# Are plenty to Start
COMBAT POULTRY-YARD FOES j TEXT TAKEN TOO LITERALLY
Great Amount of Loss and Much An- 1 Ten-Year-Old Julia Get# Into
noyance Caused by Insect Par-
asites—How to Control.
CB - GEORGE M. TURPIN.)
Insect parasites are the cause of a
great deal of annoyance and loss to
poultry men. Some essential measures
for their control are:
Graces of Mother by Giving Tramp
"Be not forgetful to entertain
strangers; for thereby some have en-
tertained angels unawares."
The foregoing quotation Is from
chapter xlil, verse 2, Book of Hebrews,
Kosetbiie will have a church ns the
result of a big revival which has just
Hobart is in the broomcorn market
this year. It being the first big crop
ever raised there.
There is already coal in sight un-
der this state to supply all its needs
for a hundred years.
Approximately 800 students enrolled
in the Altus public schools the first
week of the present term.
Saskawa boasts of a butcher with
u fifteen minute record of killing,
skinning and loading a beef.
Several car loads of materials are
on the ground for the first of several
glass factories at Okmulgee.
Hartshorne purposes to have good
streets. The town authorities have
just purchased a new grader.
Oklahoma people never should buy
anything out of the state which can
be purchased of local merchants.
Three Oklahoma banks have com-
bined deposits of $1,046,7B7.86, a large
Increase over the figures for June.
The bad roads of Oklahoma cost the
farmers millions a year; good roads
will cost but a trifle, comparatively.
F. M. Hell, of Wichita Falls, Texas,
is building a grain elevator in Fred-
erick. Its capacity will be 12,000
The state agricultural school at
Lawton is now ready for the next
year; a tine dormitory for girl sud-
dents has been built by the city.
It is known that at least twenty
Oklahoma counties are underlaid with
coal deposits; many more will be
found in this class within the next few
According to the recent published
report* of the backs of the state, con-
ditions seem to be fairly good. In-
creased deposits in nearly all banks
indicate a healthy situation.
The next annual meeting of the na-
tional association of Mutual Insurance
company agents will be held in Enid.
At the convention just closed in Buf-
falo. Enid was chosen over Indian-
apolis and Washington, the only other
contenders, receiving more votes than
both of them.
While standing on the fence in front
of the grandstand at the Frederick
fair. Pearl Taylor fell in such a way
that s picket ran into her right arm-
pit, inflicting an ugly wound.
It makes no difference how high the
price* of hogs may be, every success-
ful farmer in Oklahoma will greatly
help solve ihe price of high living if
he will kill, cure and smoke his own
With for One With No Experience
—American Breed Best.
Tor one who has had no experi-
ence with poultry two dozen hens are
plenty to begin with. It 1b better to
begin with one of the American or
Asiatic breeds. The Mediterranean
breeds are weak when small because
of feathering so fast. Free range Is
best, writes William Zimmerman of
Selma, Okla., In the Farmers' Mall
and Breeze. If they must be put In
pens, 12 hens and a cock to each
pen Is about right For good, strong
chicks, the cock bird should be not
less than one nor more than three
years old, and the hens two years old.
I have kept hens In pens 16 by 66
feet, 12 to a pen, and had good re-
A house 14 by 16 feet and 6 feet
high at the eaves Is large enough for
three dozen hens. I am keeping about
100 in one of that 6lze. My house is
built facing the south and all the
south side Is made of lath one inch
apart. The east, west and north sides
are boxed tight, but there Is a door
across the north end for a cleaning off
the sliding drop board. I use no cur-
Have the poultry houses separated an(j jt is Introduced solely because It
from all other farm buildings. , constitutes a vital part of this story.
Have all of the Interior fixtures of juua ja ten years old and she goes to
the poultry houses, such as roost- Sunday school. It appears that on a
poles, nest boxes, feed hoppers, recent occasion the Sunday school
dropping boards, etc., removable so teacher had considerable to say about
that every part of the Interior can
Interior of Poultry House.
tain In front of the roosts, and I have
no frozen combs or sick poultry.
As a feed to make hens lay there Is
be readily cleaned and sprayed.
Keep a good dust bath to which the
fowls may have access at all times
of the day. Common road dust with
this matter of "entertaining angel*
unawares." Anyway, It made a deep
Impression with Julia.
A few days after the lesson Julia'*
mother left her in charge of the house
air-slacked lime added is
The road dust should be
fine ashes and powdered sulphur or tor a jew h0ur8. when the mother re-
turned she went to a particular cup
In the cupboard to extract therefrom
one-half dollar. In this cup is kept
the family pin money, and Julia'*
mother knew that she had put 50
cents there before she had gone out.
But the half dollar was gone. There
was an ex] sslon of anxiety on
Julia's face and mother scented mia
"Did you take that money?" asked
the mother, somewhat severely.
Julia broke into tears. "I gave It to
a man that came to the back door,"
sobbed the little girl.
"Gave it to a man!" exclaimed the
mother. "What for?"
"I thought he might be God," tear
fully replied Julia.—Kansas City Star.
iiy" .'i ,JI '
A dropping board easily removed,
cleaned, sanded and replaced without
going Into the hen House.
A. Dropping board proper.
during dry weather for
Spray the coops and fixtures with
a good whitewash twice each year,
Move for Change In Time.
The French ministry of public works
Is endeavoring to have the govern-
adding two pounds of salt and one- ment a(j0pt the system of reckoning
fourth gallon of crude carbolic acid
to every fifty gallons of the spraying
Betting hens should have access to
a good dust bath such as mentioned
above. If lice are found later on the
chicks, rub lard in the feathers of
the head and throat, and in bad
cases, also under the wings.
time on railways by the use of the
hours from 1 to 24, Instead of 12 noon
to 12 midnight. This system has al-
ready been adopted by many conti-
nental railways and has been In op-
eration for years on the Canadian Pa-
TREATMENT FOR BROODY HEN
Unique Plan Is to Provide Wooden
Boxes With Screen Bottoms—
Fowl Soon Cools Off.
A unique plan for curing broody
hens Is carried out by making a few
boxes with screen bottoms with legs
Minor Bookkeeping Item.
A small Item was overlooked In the
bookkeeping department of the United
States navy. It was the charge for
guns Installed on the battleships Flor-
ida and Utah. The Item was for tba
trifling sum of $1,800,000.
nothing better than wheat and Kafir attached to keep the box up from the
In equal parts. If the hens are kept
In pens feed all they will eat. Throw
the grain In straw or hay. Don't dose
your hens to make them lay, and if
onle gets sick, separate it from the
ground and allow free circulation of
air, says the Iowa Homestead. Com-
mon window screen is all that should
Kerosene Jr sure death to lice if
applied aa a spray Spray the walls.
roosts, corners and nestings and the
oil will kill all vermin. Sprinkle the
bottom of the nest* with It and cover
with a heavy coating of straw.
Kerosene is also very valuable in
preventing and curing scale disease ;
In fowls. If It is used freely on the j be used for
roost* once a week you will have no ' plaoe the
Box for Treatment.
a bottom. Into these
old hatcher* until they
It promptly destroys the give up hatching. Several days In
red louse that preys on the fowis at such airy quarters cool them off and
night, sapping their very life blood they go to laying
and retires to the roost poles during
Chicks on Restricted Run*.
When chicks must be crowded to-
Shade for Fowl*. gether In small quarter* and in small
Feed for Young Guinea*. runs they will need much more care
Young guineas should be fod grass than those having more range. Extra
•eed or amall seed and baked bread, care «lll go a long way towards mak-
Gulneas should always be hatched ing up for lack of room, but It Is
early enough for the knot on top of risky business and plenty of room
Dr. J. A. Sutton, pastor of the First
Baptist church of Enid, who suffered
a fainting spell while preaching, will
recover. The attack rendered him un-
conscious for nearly thirty minutes.
Two good rain* which Washita
county ha* had within the last week,
make* it p-osrble for the sowing of a
large acreage of wheat. Most all the
farmer* have their land well prepared
aad wheat sowing will begin in a few j
their head to get hard before frost
or they cannot be raised. August is
a good month for them to come off,
as the grass seed are then ripe.
should be given if possible.
Provide ample runs and let them
communicate by means of small
door* through which the fowls may go
In and out at will In mild weather and
which can be *ecurely closed when
Discarding the Mongrel*.
Mongrel fowls should not be kept
for egg production because the eggs
will be uniform neither In color nor
site. This factor of itself Is of
enough Importance to Induce one to
select a pure breed, even though the
mongrels might possibly lay as well
as the pure-bred fowls, but this Is
Doctor Recommends Postum from Peis
No one Is better able to realize the
Injurious action of caffeine—the drug
in coffee—on the heart, than the doc-
tor. Tea Is just as harmful aa cofTee
because it, too, contains the drug caf-
When the doctor himself has been
relieved by simply leaving off coffee
and using Postum, he can refer with
full conviction to his own case.
A Mo. physician prescribes Postum
for many of his patients because be
was benefited by It. He says;
"I wish to add my testimony in re-
gard to that excellent preparation—
Postum. I have had functional or
nervous heart trouble for over 15
years, and a part of the time was un-
able to attend to my business.
"I was a moderate user of coffee and
did not think drinking it hurt me But
on stopping it and using Postum in-
stead, my heart has got all right, and
1 ascribe it to the change from coffee
"I am prescribing it now In cases of
sickness, especially when coffee doas
not agree, or affects the heart, nerves
"When made right It has a much bet-
ter flavor than coffee, and Is a vital
sustalner of the system. I shall con-
tinue to recommend It to otfr people,
and I have my own case to refer to."
Name given by Postum Co., Battla
Creek, Mich. Read the little book,
"The Road to Wellville," In pkgs.
"There's a reason."
KTpr rrad the above Irtltrt ▲ ew
on* apprnn from time to time. Taey
are I'liulnr, (rut. u< (all of hi
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