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OCTOBER 5, 1922 THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT PAGE 7 p,, :: BIG STONE COUNTY NEEDS MORE PURE-BRED SIRES .. .... .. ing the past week. Grasps-fat beeves ot common and medium ra(le are sel]ir, g from $5.00 to $.(;0 or some- what higher, with the huk under furnished by courtesy of Minneapolis Tribune. of pure sires in in-above, "Grden IL" at the left, and her daughter at the right. "Garden herd&apos;s milk production is I II." is the daughter of a pure bred by two cows shown i bull, and of a grade cow "Garden." Bred Sires of Show Leading Animals Are Being and Figures Brought Out ous insect pests wilt be worked out l i as sub-zero weather is manufactured! within the little laboratory. Reliable I forecasts of what winter temperature will do in destroying white grubs,: wireworms, cutworms and "grasshop-i pers can also be prepared by use of the cabinet, only a comparatively few institutions in the country have apparatus of this character so up-to- date and complete as has Minnesota. a large fortmm equipmenCto own i Minnesota and Wis- furnish proof at the Na- 1 Show in progress at St. ! They will show that good purebred bull can improvement in any of dairy cows under farm conditions, care and with a capital outlay. the exhibit axe which were developed farms and milked twice ho were required ost of the working day in The shelter and care given, was that which is found on the average Northwest on these farms were de-i :h producing cows, two of l &e world's leaders in milk t production for grade anl-[ | t is sending "Bones," the I napion grade cow, with a! vet 22,000 pounds of milk l ls of butter in one year. ] rues" there will be "Dan-I "Bones," who has a rec-1 teOrUnds of milLand o. 1 neightm rasp -I th;e"l." who produced over! o. uutxer as a two year! [" who has yielded 10,0001 and 470 pounds of butter{ ,nths and "Jumbo" who 000 pounds of milk and f butter in ten months. I is sending eight animals, i list will be "Aggie" the n grade cow for five . This cow averaged :ice years 16,000 lbs. ; pounds o butter each I SAVING CAN BE MADE ON CALF RAISING BILL Six calves have been raised success- fully at University Farm by using skimmilk powder in place of ordinary skimmilk. The experiment was in charge of Dr. C. H. Eckles, chief of the division of dairy, and T. W. Gul- lickson, a member of his staff. The change from the whole milk to the skimmJlk powder was .made at the age of three weeks, they report. At the end of 60 days the skimmilk pow- der was gradually withdrawn from the ration. From the age of 70 days the calves were fed alfalfa hay and standard grain mixture. At six t months of age they were somewhat below normal, but attained the nor-| real condition in both weight and[ height by the age of eight months. Ten pounds of powdered skmmilk! added to 90 pounds of water will l make 1.00 pounds of normal skimmilk. The powder can be bought for 10 i cents the pound. The grain ration consisted of four parts of corn, one of bran and one of linseed. This mix-! ture serves the purpose just as we]l l as more expenmve commercial calf! meals, says Dr. Eckies. i To raise the calf with the minimum! amount of milk was the motive of the l experiment. The .milk of 45 outbf every 100 cows kept in the United where milk "is marl' in this way are confronted byzserious .problem in raising the necessary nunber of calves to mai%ain their'herds. If ho calves are raised and the farmer must buy what he needs, there is con- stunt danger of disease and his herd seldom improves from year to year." furnishing the owner calf each time. The toon "Aggie's" production $225.00 a year or over Farm Bureau Men profit above feed cost in i are the offsprlng, Seek Wood Market female antes- usual type of common l poor individually dry up after a few The blood of the for milk and butter since before Ceaser's Possible this change in in which the mar- the mprovement the use of purebred sires: on paper. Seeing the you and talking with owners is the most con- At the dairy show :who have in a few their herds to a point yearly milk per Federation's Survey Shows Vast Sup- ply Available to Meet Coal Shortage The Minnesota Farm Bureau Fed- eration, cooperating with counties af-i filiated, is making an effort to tin a! favorable market for vast quantities i "of fuel wood in the Northeast section of the state. A recent survey, taken by F. L French, secretary, shows marketable quantities in Beltrami, Crow Wing, Mahnomen and Carlton counties. Farmers will sell w0od at the fol- lowing prices: $4.50 to $5.75 for dry .000 lbs. and the aver- tamarack; $5.00 for birch and elm; production 400 lbs., all by $6.00 for oak. All prices are on cord purebled, si.re.. . , ]basis, loaded at shipping Point and more of tins pureoreo. : _^_^^ ,. tors t t:etztvtu auv. gh pr>ducing s.aces . herds of the Northwest Conditions in the fuel and radroad which will be discussed i industries have brought about a situ- bankers, county agents t mers of the Northwest[ !h at the dairy show I meeting is held under the Holstein Associa- Everyone is invit- Announcements will be Prinent places on the the exact time s meeting. WILL FIGHT NEW MACHINE university's new weather machine has been set room built especially for of the Administra- I at University Farm: The as Carrier's ejector consists of a re- an electric heater, controls the dew air in 'the room, a ther- the ultimate tem- air compressor and maximum and and moisture produced at will in object is to deter- under which insects farmers' grain bins and dealers' Veoduets cannot exist, t haln L m, entomologist t will be in charge of t mkinl outfit. Practic- made of it he says, in 1 fatal tern- l granary weevils and i | of time and the degree{ to vari- t' ation that easily may cause hardship arid privation in the state, unless a speedy remedy is found," says Presi- dent J. F. Reed. "Many sections of the state have a large surplus of fuel wood that can be easily prepared for fuel. The St. Paul office of the Min- nesota Federation offers the use of its facilities for marketing the product. We would be glad to serve farm com- munities or dealers in sections where wood is not available locally." Several county agents from the Northern part of the state are con- ducting negotiations with fuel deal- ers in the Twin Cities and expect to market several carloads. The Federation's survey shows northern farmers are prepared to sup- ply fence posts at reasonable prices. WORLD'S BEST'BUTTER FOR SHOW VISITORS Bread and butter sandwiches, con- raining the-best product of the best co-operative creameries in the world are being given to visitors at the Na- tional Dairy show from a booth.in the Minnesota co-operative creameries as- sociation's display. "We are going to make people rea- lize what really good butter tastes like,' says A. J. McGuire, general manager of the association. The association is extending organi- zation work into Steele and Freeborn ceunties--District No. 5. Creameries that were inclined to wait when the ssociatlon was organized, are now joining unsolicited, according to Mr. McGuire. o The dam's record was only 4,577 pounds of milk, with 232.8 pounds of butterfat. "Garden IL" however, has a record of 8,072.8 pounds of milk, Junior Stock Show November 15 16, 17 Sotlth St. Paul Preparing to Welcome 175 Juvenile Cattle, Hog and Sheep Growers Commercial interests whose activi- with 427 pounds of butterfat. Her[ In the center is "Violet's Mentor of daughter, also by a pure-bred bull, hasl Craigmore," one of the pure - bred a record of 480 pounds of butterfat at sires, bred by Judge George C. Coop- tbe age of three years, er of Superior, Wis. months to each of five head of cattle.l the week was featured by heavy re- The diet was tried out on young and I ceipts here and elsewhere, and a hort- old animals. Spoiled silage, to which t age of of cars for shipment of live an upstate dairyman had attributed i stck to eastern points. The market the death of six of his cows, was al-I tday was draggy and mostly steady to weak after yesterday's declines of so used in the feeding experiments at t aroun d 25c. 1 University Farm without any sign of I Dryfed beef of good and ehoiee l injury to the stock, grade are quotable from $8.75 to $111 University investigators do not con- or better, a few scattered loads of i tend there are no elements of danger these having sold at these prices dux-i .'. !;.iAl. Most sales of gras;-fat butcher eov,-s and heifers are being" made at 8,.o to $4.50, with the heat offerings of fat cows quotable from .5,00 to :I;.OL a like kind of heii'::' O- m $6.00 ; 7.o0, canners ,age<, :-;2.:,5 and " : ' <P 75 :; :J.0(, ho!ogna : t,ul[ $3.00 to $.1.00, bulk $2.25 toSa.- 75. 3he market for v,,al (.aive: ruled uneven, being' steaiy 5: 50c iower, a few .f =ie bet lights :alOt 0 au, !0.- ;, with bulk $9.50 a,'d .',':L75 .econds la,';elv $5.00 to 86.00. A }ort:,;'e of livest,ck ears wa a serious hadicap in ti stocker and feeder trade. Good ad choice :tock- era a::d feeders are el]i ; f;om $6.50 to $7,50 or better, with common and medium grades largely $,1.50 to $6.50, a few of t,he commonest lizhtweights down to $4.00 or less. Last week's advance has about been lost on hogs, bulk of lightweights sell- ing today at $9.50, with packing sows largely $7.25 to $7.50, pigs $9.25 Bulk of Fat lambs sold at 12.75, seconds around $7.50, fat ewes to packers $3.00 to $5.50, fleshy ewes to breeders $5.50 to $6.75 or better. FOR OVER 40 YEARS IALL' CATARRH MEICIN] h been used successfully In the treatmeut of Catarrh. HALL'8 CATARRII MEDICINE con- sists of an Ointment which Quickly Relievel by local application, and the Internal Medicine. a Tonic. which acts through the Blood on the Mucous klr- faces, thus reducing the inflammation. Sold bY all druggists. F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio. ites center at South St. Paul are mak- ing extensive plans to receive 175 boys and girls of the state who wilt gather there Nov. 15, 16 and 17 for the fifth annual Junior Livestock Show. These juvenile growers of cattle, hogs and sheep will come to the show and exhibit their pets, as a result of having won first honors in county shows that were held during Septem- ber. The show will mark the close of this season's Boy and Girl club ac- under all the varying conditions af- fecting silage, but because of the ex- periments made at the farm with three classes of livestock they feel that molds are not dangerous in the general plan of feeding. H000s Lose Last Week's Advance tivities, which has come to be an im- portant part of county Farm Bureau Liberal Receipts of Lightweights Here work. Sell At $9.50, Packing Sows $7.25 L. W. Kube, traffic manager for the to $7.50--Cattle Steady To Weak Stock Yards Company, is actively at Lambs $12.75. work arranging for quarters, trans- portation and .the many other details Tuesday's Closing that have to be eared for far in ad- Cattle 4,700. Market draggy, gen- vance of the holding of the show. emily steady to weak. Calves 1,800. Cooperating with him is L. E. Potter Market uneaven, steady to 50c lower. of Springieid, Minn., chairman of a I Hogs 10,000. Market weak to 25c special committee of the Minnesota l lower, bulk lights $9.50. Sheep 1,- Livestock Breeders' association, i500. Steady. Plans for the 1922 show include a i South St. Paul, ,Minn., October 3, banquet for the youngsters, the Show. 1922: Cattle trade on opening days of proper and the annual sale. 1 ..... U EXTEN i ht'..'e "u- ..,,., .......... , VACANCY NOW FILLED I[ U i of clothing specialist with the home!Ill .,. .l__ | I demonstration section of the agricul-|   []'  IL/dl I tural extension service. She succeeds[ r .... ,, I I Miss Eunice Ryan, who resigned to IL .................. accept a like app0jntment @ith the I ...... ,-  t.t  _ l[ Michigan college of agriculture. MissiltlLLL 'T%Ptl-J.__.J I Mallory is a graduate of the Univer-!1 zJ ...... I I sity of Chicago and has had several I "" |1 years of experience as an extension!" "' specialist and teacher. "U" COMPLETES MOLDY l00ltl SILAGE EXPERIMENT Moldy silage fed to cattle, horses l and sheep at the Minnesota Experi- ment station, University Farm, by dairy division men, cooperating with university plant pathologists and vet- erinarians in conducting feeding tests, i caused no sickness or apparent ill ef- fects among the animals. In fact,! some of them seemed to thrive upon the prescribed diet. Only the sheep registered occasional protests against the daily menu. Horses and cattle apparently relished it after the first week. A great variety of moldy silage, sent to the farm from various parts of the state, was fed to the stock. To make the experiment as thorough as possible drenches which were fair- ly alive with molds in a growing con- dition were administered. Then the scientists sat back and waited, but nothing happened. The experiments, running several months, were prompted by many in* qniries concerning moldy silage and the dangers supPosed to be connect- ed with it in feeding. Twenty pounds of it were fed daily for about four Like Any Mortal We are mightily pleased because the public speaks so well of us. Well, it always seems to turn out that way, ff you give out, with whom you do business, the right sort of a deal They are go- ing to boost your game. The only smooth thing about us the perfect manner in which we plane our lumber. Geier Lumber (0. Ortonville Minm Ortonville Ruby Red Granite is one of Lhe best stones that can be used for Monuments, both for quality and beauty. Build a Barn For Your Cows With the widespread interest in dairying, you must know that ev- entually many in this community will go more extensively into the business. An important require- ment is a good barn, well planned and built from good material. Here's where we come in--we can provide the plans for the kind of a barn you will need and suggest nu- merous conveniences you will find worthwhile. Come in and talk this over any time. Botstord [umber (0mpany Earl W. Miller, Manager "Plus a substantial balance"-- At a meeting of farmers and business men of eleven counties in Ellsworth, Wis., F. A. Sprin- ger, banker at Elmwood, said: "Old lady Dairy Cow produces in this state annually a sum equal to two and half times the entire mortgage debt on our farms, plus a substant!al bal- ance. She has been a hfesaver in this state the past two years." Wisconsin's annual dairy out- totals $300,000,000 or about 00,000,000 more than Minne- sota's. "WHAT WISCONSIN HAS DONE THIS STATE CAN DO." SEE US BEFORE BUYING 0111000iYli[[ M000ilJ00I[I00I WORKS The First National Bank of 0rtonvdle JOHNSON & LINDHOLM, Props.