The Rocky News (Rocky, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 8, 1925 Page: 4 of 4
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the rocky news
To Our Customers
I want and need yanr hauling
Rocky Transfer Co.
E. J. Wilson Owner
Office Phone 102
Where Quality and
Service is Better
Call the Ozark Gas & Petroleum
Co. when in need of oils and greas-
es, we have a complete line, for
Gas or Kerosene none better.
Bert Young, Agent
• “You Never Know'1
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SAVE INJURED TREES
The Rocky News
Published Every Thursday
Rocky Publishing Co. Publisher
James S. Camp
Subscription $1.00 per year
Report of the Condition of
The State Bank
of Rocky, Okla., Dec. 23, 1924.
Loam and Discounts...........-.............$ 981
Overdrafts, secured and unsecured ............
Stocks. Bonds. Warrents etc................... fi.500.00
Basking House---------------- , oaq qq
Fernitur# and Fixtures........................ • ‘
Other Beal Estate owned........... ^ £%£ 00
Dut from B^nks ■* - mw? nn
Exchanges foilClesring House.................. *' ‘f.,.
Bills of Exchange.....................-...... j
Cash in Bank....................................
Capital Stock Paid.in..........* 2,500.00
Undivided Profits, less expenses & taxes paid—. ^,293-67
Individual‘Deposits Subject to Check............
Time Certificates of Deposit.................—
Cashier’s Checks Outstanding................ ‘ ‘ .
fates and Bills Rediscounted................... *\one
Bills Payable........................-......... fT®
Liabilities other than those above stated......—____INOne_
STATE OF OKLAHOMA. County of Washita - ss:
I Chas. Hart, Cashier of the above-named Bank do
solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best
of my knowledge and belief, so help me, God.
Chas. Hart, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30 dav of De \ 1924.
W. E, Cannon, Notary Public
My Commission Expires April 30, 1928.
. Walter B. Stephens i
W. L. Bunch > Directors.
J. A. Burton *
Will psy highest market prise for poultry eggs and
When in need of Gasioline, Kerosene or Lubrecants
give us a trial Service and quality guanteed.
Farmers Produce Co.
To Be Sure You Get The Best.
WE nOJS T HA VE AGENTS
THOME OH WRITE US AMT 'VE WILL CALL
BEAN SPROUTS MAKE
MOST SAVORY DISH
Are Successfully Produced
From Smcdl Soy Beans.
BREEDING TO GET
(Prepared by the United State. Department
There may be nothing new under
the sun. Certainly bean sprouts are
not new to ttie Chinese. To many
American palates, however, they are
unfamiliar, while those who have en
Joyed their delicious flavor and succu-
lent texture in chop suey and other
savory dishes served in Chinese res-
taurants In this country have wished
that they might be commonly used
In American homes. The burenu of
home economics of the United States
Department of Agriculture suggests
that bean sprouts can he successfully
produced in any home from mung or
small soy beans. The American
homemaker can thus ufld to her list
a new food and one of great value,
especially If the s'lprlv of <*rosh vege-
tables Is limited, for bean sprouts are
rich sources of vltumlns as well ns
When the wound area, caused by
rabbits or mice eating the bark from
the trunks of fruit trees, is not more
than two feet long, and the trees are
vigorous and healthy, bridge grafts
may be put in place to revive the con-
nection between root and top. Bridge-
grafting may be done any time befoie
the buds start, and consists of fitting
a smalt branch cut from the top of the
tree, or other trees of similar kind,
and both ends put under healthy bark
at the top and bottom of the wounded
area. The ends of the twig, commonly
called the scion, are cut with a bevel
one and one-half Inches long. All cuts
should be carefully made with a sharp
The lower bevel should be made
first and the scion put over the wound
to determine how long it should be. It
should be made a little longer so the
“spring” will help hold It in place.
The bark is split slightly at the lower
edge of the wound and the lower part
of the scion slipped under the bark. A
similar slit is made for the top of the
scion. Small brads are often used to
hold the ends in place. The be\el snr-
fnces should be put next to tike li'«
wood. Sufficient scions should be put
in place so that they will be from
two to three inches apart all around
the Injured trunk. After the scions
are in place, warm grafting wax
should be painted over all exposed
surfaces. Grafting wux is made b>
melting together four parts of resin,
two parts of beeswax and one part of
tallow. It can be kept warm by plac-
ing the can in a pail of hot water.
The sap moves from the roots to the
leaves In the wood and the elaborated
food moves down in thu live bark im-
mediately next to the wood. Unless
the elaborated food can get back to
the roots, no growth can take place.
If the scions are properly placed they
will furnish a channel for the return
The number of scions to use depends
upon the size of the trees. On tree*
three to five years old three or four
should be used. After they are In
place and covered with wax, earth
may be bunked against the tree to
help protect the scions.—R. S. Mack-
For Second Zone (150 miles or
more from Rocky) 1.50 per year.
Subscriptions are payable in
advance, and are discontinued at
"Entered as second-class mat-
ter at the post office at Rocky,
Oklahoma, under the act of Con-
gress of March 3, 1879."
A. F. & A. M.
Rocky Lodge No. 373
Stated communication 2nd and
4th Friday nights each month.
All members are requested to
Visiting Brother* welcome.
T. O. Means, W. M
W. S. Hobbs, Secry
Sprout n small quantity of the
boons at n time, for they will keep in-
Ilnve you ever attempted to raise
n line patch of luscious strawberries
such as you have seen pictured in
nursery catalogues, and then had so
small a crop that you received only
a good taste? Experiences of this na-
ture caused the horticultural depart-
ment of the Nebraska experiment sta-
tion to see whether new strains could
not he produced which would be more
adapted to Nebraska conditions. A
series of experiments was begun in
1D13, In an attempt to produce new
varieties, by breeding methods, which
would outylekl our standard varieties
and compare favorably with them in
all other desirable qualities. Of SOO
hybrid or crossbred plants as a begin
ning, five strains have been saved other food materials,
for propagation and distribution.
Strawberries are propagated by
runners because they will not breed
true from seed. Seedling plants from
pure seed probably would have shown
as great variation as those from cross-
bred seed, hut the latter kind was
used exclusively In the experiment.
All of the promising hybrids saved
were from crosses in which Enormous.
Senator Dunlap, or Howard 17 wns
one of the parents.
The work of producing the hybrid
seed was done In the greenhouse la
winter. Pollen parts were removed
from flowers of several plants of enc.>
standard variety and fertilized wit i
tlie pollen from some other standar I
variety. Each of these 800 crosses
was numbered and the seed planted in
plats outside In the spring, and al-
lowed l" colonize to about 2o plants
j during that year.
Of these 131 of the best were saved
i mid planted in matted rows .K' feet
long the next two years. All but 40
j of the new sorts were eliminated at
that time. These were then grown in.
40 foot matted rows with a row of
i sor. e standard variety between each
row for comparison. At the end of
two more years the fruit from the 10
i highest yielding ones was put In sfnr-
j age to test Its keeping qualities. The
fruit also was ehetnically tested for
I sugar, acid, and solids content In com-
parison with some standard variety.
Five of the new crosses outyielded
Dunlap and other varieties at the Ne
j hmska station, and proved to he
; equally favorable In hardiness. pn»-
I liliesry, uprightness, color, flavor and
i other desirable qualities.
The new hybrids hove not h«en
named, for It Is rtot known which ones
will rescind best nnder average mid-
dle western conditions of sail and
climate.—Goner V. Jones, In the
Nebraska Farm Journal.
Lodge No. 277,
Regular meeting nights
day of each week.
Visiting Bros. Welcome,
J. S. Whitlock, N. G,
H. W Ferree, Sec.
It Pays to Give Peach
Orchard Clean Culture
Experience lms shown that It Is ad-
visable and profitable to give the
peach orchard clean culture Ju* as
long as there is room between the
trees to use horsi-drawn cultural tools
for the purpose. Later a. sod may be
allowed to form. The grass or wends
should not he removed from the or-
chard. hut should he cut before ripen-
ing and allowed to remain where they
fall for a mulch.
Fertilization, at the time of planting
the trees, should not be attempted un-
less tin* soil is very poor. In such a
case, the planting would better he de-
layed for a year or two, during whluh
time fertility may lie added by manure
worked Into the soil, or catch crop*
fertilized with phosphorus and potash,
plowed under. In the meantime, there
should he a liberal application of litpe,
unless that element is known to he
present in liberal amount.
In the spring, after the trees have
been set one year, an application of
fertilizer should be made, and the
same repeated annually. This may bo
manure reinforced with acid phos-
phate or finely pulverised raw rock,
worked Into the soil with the cultural
tools; or 1t may he commercial fer-
tilizer strong in phosphorus anfl pot-
ash. The use of lime must not be neg-
lected. Unleached wood ushes are as
excellent source of lime and potash
and. if available, may be used liber-
Of Carver College
DK. FRED MYERS,
In Rear of State Bank of Rocky
Phone No. 85.
An Ordinary Flower Pot With a Wire
Strainer Improvised to Hold the
Beane Will Do Very Well.
definitely in the ^r\^state, but when
sprouted nre as perishable as any
fresh vegetable. Any receptacle that
has holes In It for dralnnge and that
can be covered, such as a flower pet,
sink etrainer. granite or aluminum
colander, mav he used. Space must
he left In the receptacle for the In-
crease In hulk, width Is nt least six
times the original. The beans that
are to he sprouted should he soaked
overnight. The next morning pLj
in Winter and Spring
Rodents gnaw the hark from the
trunks of the trees, usually In mid
winter or very early spring under
cover of heavy snow and when the
more favored food supply is running
low, although they may do this dam-
age any time in the late fall.
DR. I. S. FREEMAN.
Physician and Surgeon
Office ia Residence
Phone No. 31 Rocky, Okla
them in the sink strainer or
• container. Keep them covered and in
a warm place. Flood with warm
water at least four or five times daily.
Mung beans sprout In three or feu-
days, while four to six days are re-
quired for the soy beans.
The Department of Agriculture
points out tl. it methods of prevention
vary according to the species of
mouse and the cultural practices fol
lowed In much of the eastern United
States pine mice are present and their
injury is usually Inflicted below the
surface of the ground. It Is neces
sary to destroy such mice unless they
are driven out by deep and clean onk-
Mung tivation of the whole orchard. Where
meadow mice only are concerned such
methods as mechanical protector* and
! repellant washes sre practicable, al-
i though the destruction of the mice Is
Dr. Stanley, V. S.
Calls Answered At All Hours
The snnual Inspection for disease i»|
one of the most important operation* j
In the orchard.
• • e
Make out your order foe fruit tree*
selecting varieties adapted to your «e<-
l Q. and place the order with t rella
l’ertmps peach tree horers ce:
choked on the name -peredlchloro -en
-,-ne " Anyway It does the work wlter
Examine Every Beehive
Examine every hive In bee yard to
per that queens are laying. Some-
times a queen Is crowded out of lay-
ing space by not baring super room i
If you find yoet coloeies in this con-
dition. put on a super with fall sheets
of foundation—so that the bees will
have plenty <»f room to store the
go’deurod and a*i. r honey. If you Pnd
a weak hive, n-c tto-ee weak r-d.m s
with «lr»n; rnes a« It I- F»o exp i-
*jVe t.. carry a ** ak hive through the
Origin of Sudan Grass
Sudan grass In this country ts the
result of a small package of seed, con-
taining not tnort than eight dunces,
which was brought to the Ihjpartroent
of Agriculture from Its native country
In Africa In 1W. The value of the
crop in the United States In 1»1*
when the last estimate was made, was
more than *10.300.000. This crop la
the result of a systematic search road*
by tl» department for a grass suitable j
jajysr* r~4W°“ * Hobart.
EYES EX A MEN ED GLASSES
F. D. Taylor,
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Camp, James S. The Rocky News (Rocky, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 8, 1925, newspaper, January 8, 1925; Rocky, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc937496/m1/4/: accessed May 27, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.