The May Bugle. (May, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 19, 1914 Page: 6 of 8
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THE MAY BUGLE. MAY. OKLAHOMA.
INFORMATION PICKED UP IN THE ORCHARD
Hats With Much Distinction
The Effect of Spraying.
Plant apple trees five or six Inches
deeper than other fruit trees
It is a mistake to assume that al-
ways a big tree will come into bearing
eooner than a small one.
If too big the storms may cause
them to be seriously injured before
the roots become firmly fixed.
A new orchard should be cultivated
from the start.
A tree which is infested with insects
will not thrive any better than a pig
covered with lice.
The farmer who starts an orchard
and has not studied the effects of
spraying might as well save his time
and expense. He will fall without
The lien Davis makes a brave show-
ing on the city fruitstnnds, but doesn’t
it cause a prejudice among the ignor-
ant against all apples?
An old broom from which most of
the brush has been worn off will re-
move loose bark from the trunks of
trees, and at the same time destroy
many hiding places of Insects.
A tree which is properly sprayed
and cared for, however, seldom has
any rough bark to remove.
Do not let the pears remain on the
trees until thoroughly ripe, or they
will become soft and "mealy.”
Pears should be picked when the
fruit is fully matured and placed be-
tween blankets In a dry, moderately
warm room to ripen.
If your peach trees were loaded with
very small fruit this year try picking
ofT every other one when the fruit is
Just lorined next year, and you will
probably have much larger peaches,
and a much better quality.
In yellow apples the only test of
ripeness is the seeds. When they
have turned a light brown it is time
It is safe to leave red apples several
days after the seeds indicate ripeness,
because the warm, mellow days of au
tumn add to their ripeness and beau
Pears are likely to be spotted or in-
jured i» other ways if bordeaux mix-
ture isn’t sprinkled on the orchard.
It is not generally known that all
varieties of Japanese plums are sterile
and will not bear fruit unless crossed
by other varieties.
It Is generally true that self-pollin-
ated fruit is not as large or vigorous
as fruit from erossed-sterilized blos-
soms on tho same tree.
lo produce apples which best con-
form to the ideals of mankind requires
the best of effort und cruftiness to out-
wit Insects and diseaso.
In describing the fruit the word
"base" means the purt of the apple
at the stem end; "apex,” tho portion
at the blossom end; “cavity,” is the
depression around the flower end;
“calyx,” the so-called flower in the
apex of tlie apple. The general form
is referred to as being “round,” “ob-
late,” "conical.” and "oblong.” As re-
gards size, apples aro said to be
“small” when two and one-half inches
in diameter or under; from two and
one-half to three and one-half Inches
they are termed "medium,” and above
ANY one of the three examples of
** fine hats which are shown here Is
of a sort to make the observer of
class in millinery turn to look twice
at it. Hats are as numerous as roses
and the pretty ones inspire an admira-
tion as frank and untiring as that
given to the flowers. Here are three
totally dissimilar, each vying with
the others, as an example of excel-
lence In the milliners’ art, and all
far above the average in point of dis-
tinction in style.
The largest of the three has a
rather small crown with soft top,
garnished with a ribbon band, which
terminates in a small fiat bow at the
side. The brim is wonderfully grace-
ful, curving upward slightly and
widening at the left side. It is a
shape better suited to mature women
than to the youthful wearer on whom
it is pictured.
The two-toned, long, upstanding
plume of ostrich at the front is cal-
culated to make one w-onder at the
dexterity of the dyers and rejoice at
the discrimination of the trimmer who
has used it so effectively.
A small and what we call a
"Frenchy" shape, is a picturesque and
dressy model, combining a narrow
brim of velvet and crown of silver
lace over a vivid satin. The brim
rolls up at the left and droops decid-
edly at the right side, where an in-
dentation breaks its line and adds to
its becomingness. It is trimmed with
a single metallic rose and finished
w-ith a long tie of handsome moire
ribbon. This is mounted to the brim
at the left under an odd and pretty
The curious shape of the third
model catches one’s attention. It is
a beautifully made hat with crown
that has a sharp slope upward from;
right to left. The velvet covering Is
laid on smoothly and piped with
satin, and satin is used for the fac-
The shape serves as a background
upon which a splendid bow of rich
moire ribbon is mounted. The rib-
bon is wired at the edges and the
bow reveals how much of an art it is
to convert a straight length of mate-
rial into a trimming of such expres-
The cook is happy, the
other members of the family
are happy—appetites sharpen, things
brighten up generally. And Calumet
Baking Powder is responsible for it all.
For Calumet never fails. Its
wonderful leavening qualities insure
perfectly shortened, faultlessly raised
Cannot be compared with
other baking powders, which promise
Even a beginner in cooking
gets delightful results with this never-
failing Calumet Baking Powder. Your
grocer knows. Ask him.
RECEIVED HIGHEST AWARDS
World’s Pure Food Exposition.Chicago.nl*
Paris Exposition, France, March, 1912.
Too don’t M« money when tod bnT chesp cr hig-csn bsldn* Dowdcr. Don’t he misled. Bry Cornet ^
r It > more economical more wholesome-giyet best results. Calumet is far superior to sour milk and soda.'
Two Views of Attractive Negligee
KEEPING CEMENT PLAN FOR RIPENING
BUILDING WHITE THE LATE TOMATOES
Decidedly Important to Work on One Good Way Is to Use Shelves
Wet Wall as Cement Will Not j of Kitchen Cupboard, as
Adhere to Dry Surface. Fruit Needs Darkness.
How Ice Man Got the Booze.
The day was hot and the patient ice
man had taken his usual care in get-
ting the ice in the box just right and
then mopping up the little water that
got on the floor in the operation. He
really was a good ice man and de-
served to be rewarded.
"Here is a bottle of beer; you need
it on a hot day like this," said the
"I can’t accept anything from pa-
trons, lady," the ice man said, as he
eyed the bottle lovingly.
“Well, if that is orders, all right.”
the customer said.
Still the iceman pondered. “But,”
he added, as an afterthought, "if you
put it on the back porch I’ll steal it.
There isn’t any rule against stealing
The new Berlin botanical gardens,
says Lustige Blatter, was wonderfully
beautiful, but to small children they
I are a forbidden paradise. Boys and
j g'fls under ten are not permitted to
Herr and Frail Muller found this
| out to their disappointment when they
! planned to take their little Paul on a
Sunday trip to view the beautiful gar-
dens; nevertheless, they gave their
young hopeful a few instructions, and
“How old are you?” he inquired.
Paul inswered, "Six for the electrics;
really eight; for the botanical gar-
The Pioneer Mother.
The school children of California
are saving up their pennies to pay
for the monument to the pioneer
mother which is to be executed by
Charles Gradfley for the Panama-Pa-
cific exposition. The woman’s board
of the exposition suggested that such
a statue be erected and the children
were the first to respond, sending in
an avalanche of pennies. The cen-
tral figure is that of the pioneer
mother dressed in a homespun gown
and at her knees are two sturdy lit-
Poor Material in His Promises.
"When we were married,” sobbed
i the young wife, "lie said he loved me
[ with a love more enduring than the
"And it didn't last?” queried the
"Last!” echoed the young wife, dry-
ing her tears; "it didn't last as long as
a wood pavement!"
Cement frequently has several
shades of color after it is dried. The
practical way is to wash the entire sur-
face with cement made by mixing two
parts of Portland cement and one part
of marble dust, with sufficient water
to reduce it to the consistency of white-
wash, applying with a common white-
The wall has to bo thoroughly dried
for several hours previous to applying
the wash and must be kept constantly
wet during the work and the day after.
It is decidedly important to do the
work on tho wet wall, as It will not ad-
here on a dry one.
(By J. FIELD.)
Dig up the plants with pleat/ of
Strawberry plants fall to grow more
frequently from being set too deeply,
than from any other cause. The
crown should always be above the sur-
face of the ground. A dibble is better
than a trowel for planting. When the
hole Is made the long, fine roots
should be placed in the hole, and the
earth pressed very tightly about them.
If there is danger of a dry time—
water may be put in the dibble hole,
and allowed to soak away before the
plant is set in
roots and spread on spaded ground In
a well sheltered corner along a fence.
Cover with straw, leaves, burlap, or old
carpets or quilts.
Another way Is to dig up nnd shake
the soil from tho roots and hang roots
up In the barn or shed.
A neighbor spreads leaves in an old
cold frame several inches thick, and
on this puts a lot of green tomatoes.
At night, or when it rains, he lowers
Another neighbor uses the shelves
of a kitchen cupboard for ripening
green tomatoes, stating they want heat
No matter what you select as the
kind of seed you grow after yon
have studied the soil, location, cli-
mate and market, there is another
thing which you must bear in mind
j Gardens are not mad** by saying;
’How beautiful’ and sluing in the
j shade." There Is a great deal of
. hard work connected with the garden
| if it Is to be beautiful and profitable.
Taking Care of Your Sheep.
ich If kept
There is an old
In mind and acted on
not only with his sh<
his live stock, he would lo n.ue
ter than the average feeder: an.
adage is simply this: "An a
well summered is ha!f wintered
an animal w ell w intered Is half
mered " which means that the
through you should keep your animals
Is nice smooth plump condition.
Boosting Dairy Business.
The dairyman should grow as many
cres of alfalfa as he raises acres of
urn for his silo, and boost this dairy
usiness above drudgery bv having a
rstem that will bring things aiound
Well Under-Drained Soil.
Do you knew that sol! well under
drained can be worked deeper and
will stand drought acd wet spells
W EARLY all the new negligees are
Is cut with kimono sleeves and set
gracefully to the figure by means of
odd drapings. A negligee is a neces-
sity and might just as well be cleverly
shaped as to hang in unbroken lines.
One of the prettiest of those which
have been recently brought out is pic-
tured here in two views, showing both
the back and the front.
- lie material used for this garment
is pink albatross and it i« an ideal fab-
ric for the purpose. Others similar in
weight and general character are wool
challie. nun s veiling. Japanese crepe
and crepe de chine, light weight silks
ami some fancy weaves.
The heavier cotton crepes are ex-
tensively used for negligee, kimonos |
and boudoir Jackets. Hand embroidered !
flower patterns in silk or cotton floss ;
Hre used liberally on them and stand !
the tub perfectly. The cotton crepes !
are to be had in all colors. Embroidery j
which is to be washed is done in white !
or in the same color as the negligee j
and copied from the handsome import- !
ed silk kimonos on which lovely trail-|
ing vines and scattered blossoms are
imitated in silk flews.
The favorites, those that are “beat '
sellers.” are made of cotton crepe dec- j
orated with embroidery that is easy to
do and rapidly worked. Great numbers :
of gayly embroidered kimonos and
negligees are direct imports from -
Japan, and these include popular
priced as well as expensive varieties, j
Wide sleeves are liked, those shown in
the picture are good examples of this >
and espe, tally ;
garments, the lot
guently met with.
Tha back of the negligee illustrated
fc shaped to the figure by three wide
tucks decorated at each side with
small silk tassels. Narrow plaited net
finishes the neck and extends down
the front. The sleeves are edged with
a much wider plaiting of the same net.
Snap fasteners, or hooks and eyes, aro
used for fastenings, and a rose of
chiffon or ribbon, or one made of tho
material of the negligee, finishes the
POPULAR FOR THE MOMENT
“Are you saving up something for
a rainy day?"
“No,” replied Farmer Corntossel.
“What we’re troubled wdth out this
way is an annual drought. If we had
more rainy days, everybody would
have money.”—Washington Star.
Friend (to returned traveler)—I
suppose you had some thrilling experi-
ences over in Europe.
Traveler—Yes; I was arrested as a
spy, and who do you suppose was
my captor—a waiter I once refused
a tip to over here. He recognized
me and I barely escaped with my life.
Many a man gets a reputation for
dignity when he really is suffering
from a stiff neck.
A mean man isn't always a man of
Hard on Some People.
“Americans must learn to use home-
grown tobacco,” a trade journal de-
clares. This will go hard with those
persons who haven’t been in the habit
of using any kind of tobacco at all.—
Youngstown (O.) Telegram.
Fads and Frills That Are Having a
Season of Favor—Pretty Things
in Cotton Crepe Underwear.
“That girl likes to look
bright side of things.”
“That must be the reason she Jilted
Cotton crepe underwear in white or
dainty colors or in the pretty figures is
to be had severely plain or trimmed
with lace or embroidery. The kimonos
of the crepe, bound with washable
ribbon, are dainty and thoroughly prac-
Petticoats of handkerchief linen
trimmed with hlnche lace which re-
sembles val but is said to have better
wearing qualities fit snugly about the
hips; the placket buttons and the
draw tape are of silk.
Those seeking lamps are sure to be
interested in the wicker lamps for the
table, floor or boudoir, the bridge
lamps, and the electric mantle cande-
labra. There are wood electric lamps
as well as Chinese and Japanese pot-
tery vases mounted for electric lights
Shades for these lamps, either in
class wicker or silk, are to be had in
Women who are clever with the
needle and can make their own gowns
will certainly rejoice at the Frenck
cotton crepes, there Is nothing prrV
tier for bouse or dre*&y gowna.
They Began Early.
Dentist—When did your teeth first
begin troubling you?
Patient—When I was cutting them.
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