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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

XII. POULTRY PRACTICE IN THE x ■ SOUTH. v .. ! - t ws - v -: iter • •>l, /% > r •.v • by J. D. West, for the^ViT- .{ The demand for poultry products Is rapidly increasing. In the past poultry farming has returned a fair profit to him who has intelligently followed it.' The future holds out bright promises to hirt* who' continues or who may enter this profitable p*Wlt. -I 'Am to the men and women Who have succeeded in this business, or may' succeed, they must be patient, pstsev&hig, painstaking, watchful, and have business talent. Such Jttay hope to be rewarded for the time and capital invested. No o.ne without experience should enter this, occupation on a large scale, but frotn. a small beginning grow into the bus'ness, acquiring his informaflea from personal experience in the and women HHl^^^^H^^HPwHHlMP4VyHt v S'P^ ir ' abß|. No. *,1*66, V S. P*|eat Otttoe. Deverted to the Interest of the Farmer, StocK and Poultry Raiser. EMPORLA, VA., JANUARY, 19...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

Yp< ' v ; .'■ -■ . - Mumauteiva ABaPßprrtKS. Bjrtfi eauht a captions conte kOßng kip la ilndaUn with a club yclept a cleek, Would ytfu say he Waa aa wily Aa a canning crocodily , OtVMttg cockles with a corkscrew in a . 4 w—kt _ If you beheld a battleboat bombarding Bis- > guns bellowed bold from ' Would you aay'it waa aa funny Aa a bouncing blue-backed bunny Blowing bubbles with a bobby in t boat? If yofc aaw a driveling dreamer drowning Buddings in a ditch, And deaqcting data dry aa dust to see, Woull you aay that thia death dealer Was if ducks and drakes a stealer, Of of Dantv 1 ! dead ideas a devotee? . —Vanity Fair. "Literary returns are slow, are they not?" "No; I get my manuscript back faßt enough." Louisville Courier-Journal. "That prince didn't pay his hotel bill." "Must be a bogus prince." "That doesn't necessarily follow." Louisville Courier-Journal. "Guilty or not guilty?" asked 0 Dutch justice. "Not guilty." "Deo what do you want here? Go about yon ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

As when y old Mohammed watched : Star liter star before the dawn deqUM, So -now there runs a broad and v brightening line Aloar &e east. while toward the senith height Are quenched the beacons set to guide aright The pilgrim Journeying to the Prophet's shrine; Now vermeil streaks the skies incarnadthe, And now behold—the eun's ascendent ■ light! Xy *. To burnished bronze the brooding desert burn*; A tropic tremor quivers through the air; From shady dream oases, fountain To parching wastes the wanderer returns; While ere the sand the wakened camel epurne— Allah 11 Allah!—swells the morning prayer. Clinton Scollard, in the New York Sun. Her Attorney The girt moved along the hallway in a hesitating fashion. 1 She glanced at the signs on the doors and seemed unable to come to a decision. Her. V*la face wore' a troubled expression. 4 (w*a darkened her forehead. She «M a slender girl, with dark of middle hSitT WOe inclined to stoutness, a man with thick gray bair and short gra...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

npi| pmicm .rlfiks QUESTIONS FOR HUMORISTS.' tt Is a sin To steal a pin. Such action Is a crime. Bat tell me why khould this apply To making o'er a rhyme? It.ls a sin . fo steal a pin. So olaim a lot of folk, ft may be so; won't say no. Bat how about a Joke? —Pittsburg Post. A DIFFERENCE. Mother (Indignantly)— You naughty boy! Stop pulling that poor cat'i tall. LlttOe Innocent —I'l9 not pulling It. I'm only holding on. The cat Is doing the pulling herself.—St. Liouls Republic. - HARD TO UNDERSTAND. Bacon—That's the third time thli week I've seen Blinks oomlng out »f that X-ray doctor's. Egbert—ls that so? What in the leorld do you suppose the doctor can lee In that man?—Tonkers StatesDAB. ■ v IN COURT. a guide Show you irerythlng you ought to see in Paris. Tourist—No, thanks; I'd rather seo the I oughtn't to see.—'Lite. OF COURSE. "Now, Pat, would you sooner loao four money or your life?" '•Why, me loife, yer riverence; I Want me money for me old age."— Philadelphia Inquirer. BETTER...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

.MANAGING VICIOUS BULLS. As a rule, the wisest way of band* UK I hull that is Indtaed to be 'ftaefee la 46 hand him over to the as an animal, of this class fc never safe to trust If he be one has proven to be an extra good '-•§§, -and It la deemed desirable toRtephlm for service, the safefft and •thiplest mesne of handling him is to blindfold He may be managed by means of ropes and pulleys, Ctvjtag-him roam to move out of his cumbeltome method. Blindfolding quietly takes all the conceit out of a blusterer. A broad bandage of double sacking' securely fastened over his eyes, mfty serve the purpose ordinarily In the stable. This deVfce tnay be UseS to good advanin handling a nervous ot excitable beast while being led to marked or drawn In a' wagon to. be shaped ofi\a train. - i;remember-a "case of a heifer received on the train being so, wildly excited that she woufd jump at A person approaching her to untie her but, by throwing a- blanket over her head, and afterwards tying a sack ove...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

/ *ry to Be Sweet. Do try to be as sweet and charming at home as you strive to be elsewhere, says the New Tork Herald, speaking to girls. Get up and go to bed good natured. Speak to the members of your family as eourteously as you would to Mrs. Modish. It wlll> charm the ear of your mother sind- gratify her. And keep a careful watch M your voice as well as your words at home, for one of the greatest attractions one can have is a speaking voice of sweet, modulated tones. . Tako Warning, Girls. Cupid Is always painted with wings, perhaps to show how easily he can fly away. Many women forget this once.they are married, and the man who fell in love with his wife, because, before marriage, she always looked so dainty and well groomed, Is sometimes woefully disappointed to find how little care she takes over her appearance for ordinary, everyday occasions afterward. It Isn't fair to any husband to let oneself go in this way. If you do, and And that very soon Cupid files out at ...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

pp£ : JBagi caJpßam bqcf There were three pf ue-*two South American Indians ind myself—sitting over oar camp-fire one night, in "the mountains of Bastern Venesuela, overlooking the Unit of Earia. * The Indians were hunting tor Orchids, and I for snakes, bttt each of as, In his pursuit, had had encounters with various beasts, birds and reptiles. Jaguars, monkeys, electric : eels, alligators*, boa constrictors and ; anacondas we talked of. "I've bad many marvelous escapes from sn&kes," said- Satarnlno— ■" poisonous ones, I mean. Boa constrictors (end anaconda* I don't much mind, ' unless they are over fifteen feet long; but the snake I dread the most, and by some 111 luck encounter oftenest, is •the sleeper.' " " 'The sleeper,' " said I. "Is he about six feet long, a yellow fellow with a big bead, a great biter, aloft in the branches coiled up and sleeping all day?" it was the snake known to scientists as Xlphosoma hortulanum that I had in mind. He Is a true boa with the a...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

Wlrginla Farmtrs. BfIPORIA, VA. ■oilTHiv..; SUBSCRIPTION UCBNTSA VI|AR. ay, ilV!rfT»j * -■•»" .. - Advertising Rates 1 month 80 oenta per lino. - 8 months 88 oenta per lino. ■omonths 81 cents per line. 0 months Sff cents per line. 18 months 18 cents per line. 14 lines to the inch, i Real Estate Wanted and For Sale, SO iecnta per agate line. Mt are advertising In a great ritany magazines and newspapers for subscribers. If Ton are one of those that have Answered and not think it is worth the mpnej, we will return same to you, a ter you have received one copy and •re* not natlsfled, by writing us to that effect. Potato growing up In Aroostook County, Maine, seems to be a highly profitable business. The Kennebec Journal, tells of a farmer in Western Maine who sold his farm for S2OOO last year and moved to Aroostook. He bought a farm there for S6OOO, paying down (2000 and giving a mortgage for S4OOO. From the profits of his potato crop he was able to pay off tho mortgage in full. - Now a...

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Page 9 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

Jt y&u ate, interested In poultty rpislhg, you would do v well to read <f* ume in. this Issue, -headed "Poultry Practice In The Jnk" TbU article wu written ex*for*he Virginia Farmer, by Jtr. J. D. West, an experienced raiser, and" one who understands his subject thoroughly. water, poyerla. ap _assure! hate,comtnencedon the.dam. This dam will hare a wonderful effect on the growth of Bmporla, and It will bring a great 4MI of capital and -employment to our city. : > i B. i , Kitselman Bros., fence manufacturera, Muncie, Indiana, report their Sales larger this year than ever before: They sell fence for 15 cents a rod up. It will pay you to get their free catalogue. See their ad in this issue. * j _ BUD DOWN MT. BHABTA. t Barry Olover, a blacksmith of Red- ,. ding, met with an accident recently, while making the ascent to Mt Shas- • ta, that almost cost him his life. In i»me way he lost hi* footing and fell on thehard crust of the frosen snow and fell do...

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Page 10 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

.'fSHRS^^K W£M ■';}&■&'&****■* to** ./'fmtihß. clothand rub OB (ioap and together, «M| layin the pMnffiMb' clothln b«ttomukfer ■ «». or wet with lemon jafoe and treat the same way.—Boston Port. ', OB a MMw Plate. Crustacean dilhes are rt&dy tor the serving of newburgsand*bther dainties of lobster-origin, the big red lobsters being posed picturesquely on ■ white china platfe, howl or platter. A salad plate |be«i his lobstership re- -- posing on a lettuce leaf. A pate dish Js; protected by two big fellow? with claws, clasped around the rim. All In chljaa, of course, and true to life in coloring.—Washington Star. Dainty Hangings. Lawn, batiste, * etamine and like materials in purest white are not only prettiest and daintiest for bedroom hangings, but they are fashionable. And a most effective decoration is the narrow white soutache braid which • t bas been used on summer frocks and suits. The need of the sash curtain for such 4 room is do...

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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

ft^ANDXMRDEN DWARF AFPLiES. ' : 6. T. Lowell of Columbia County, N. T., has been conducting some interesting experiments cm the value of dwarf apple trees in business or* shards. K4a the idea of Mr. Powell that trees of a low habit of growth INK be required more and more because of the need of convenience for fenylni and harvesting. The scale fasocts Tnake It almost Impossible to UttaougU* treat .large trees, and the cbst of labor makes a saving at harvesting time of great importance. Two styles of dwarf trees are under trial. The so called Paradise Is "very dwarf and Is short lived. Ths Douoin stdbk Is half- dwarf, making trees sixteen to eighteen feet high, and promises good, results in commercial orcharding. The trees are planted two or three inches below the union of stock and top. In Mr. Powell's orchard the trees of Para* dise stock are set as fillers between those of the larger dwarf kind. The rows in the orchard are twenty feet apart and the trees ten in a row. The wide spac...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

mm, - ........ ...... • •-^- w *• * V '* jJI \j jfrwt' ▼ \ -• Hlfr. •x, Money in It. -; Mflph cows are the most valuable asset on the farm. Their milk and batter mar he converted into cash, and their offspring Is always salable. Roi|h Feed. Feiwl the cows roagh feeds for bulk, green feeds for good appetite and digestion, but don't forget to feed them eome concentrated feeds from which ap abundant flow of milk can bo made.—Farmers' Home Journal. Food For Brood Mares. Brood mares should be fed liberally. but not to excess. They should have the best quality of well cured hay, oats and bran. Mouldy hay that has been heated In the mow or bale, musty oats and bran that has soured wijl not supply the proper nutriment for producing stake winners.—American Cultivator. Thrifty Animals Immune. LJce seldom attack thrifty animals. Wheni an animal is Infested with vafrmin it indicates negligence, either In Insufficient food, filthy quarters, or eontamination with stock that have been Infested, wh...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

, f, THE WONDROUS SHIP. 0 Madeline, If ever we Are grown aa bis a* folks can be, TU build a irwt bit ship for you, And we - Win nail the whole world through. We'll eee the tittle Japanese A-«wlnging on their bamboo-trees, Just m we've often watched them do On Annt Jemima's bowls of blue. And men to Southern lands we'll go, Where oranges and lemons grow, And there are ships with purple sails. And monkeys swinging by their tails. But best of all, I think, 'twill be To eee the Lands of Faery; Perhaps a knight or sweet princess Jhat we may free from some distress. And lhdng happy as can be In golden castles by the sea. With not a thing to do all day But feast end dng And dance and play. 1 iwonder why more folks don't go To find those iMds they talk of so? Perhaps they 'think the dragons : might Crate back to life and claw and bite. Bofr anyway we'll make the trip In my'big, flying, white sailed ship; And yon will be .my ..little queen. And. me—<woa't yon Madeline? —fcdkh s. U...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

■l' ClHpll3inßßu^^K9HQn9HllMKlv9 DEHORNING CATTLE. tills la a very Important matter to cattle men, as all experience has shcrtrn. Cattle not dehorned an not to be trusted to torn In the same field or lot with other stock. If not dehorned they will do plenty of damage even among themselves. Some times we get hurt with them If *• do not tie them. One or two will ran the ranch, and what a lot of. damage such cattle can do to hay and straw stacks if allowed to have their horns. I do not see one thing in favor of a OQW having horns, but every reason why they should not Possibly in early days or when they had to look out for themeelvee and battle with wild beasts, they really needed them, but today It is different. As to its being sruel, It looks that way If we do not attend to it when , the calf' is young; neglected until the animal is full grown or possibly an old cow with horns as solid as bone then it does seem somewhat cruel to tie them up and either out or saw the boras oft. It is c...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

The fjfanri Richer. The farmer's profit is mostly In making his farm richer and more valnable every year. He should live within his means and incur no debts possible to avoid, but he can have a. good living from the farm if he will detennlne' to buy no article that he can produce himself. The home mar> ket (the one owned by the farmer) is to be supplied first, and the farm that does not contain a variety, and also provide an abundance, has not been properly utilised.—Epltomlst Manure Sled. No-more useful a device than a manure sled can be found on any farm. Tbere is hardly a day that it will nqt be used, If not for manure, then lor other purposes. The bed we made of inch Btuff and la fourteen Inches deep by five and ten feet in length and breadth. The runners are made of Bx6 pieces, rounded off at the front. "When not in use we keep thiii near tbo stable, and when cleaning up mornings wheel manure out and dump on the sled. When full we haul out »nd spread on land broadcas...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 January 1909

;^4B(BHIHIBHN^HBHI' The man who never Intended to be famous tfl often the moat surprised when he find* a basket of prestige on his front doorsteps, contends the (Manchester Union. Colonel Henry Watterson refers to Panama as a fly-by-nlght*"republlc, which, remarks the Richmond TimesDispatch, seems to leave nothing much unsaid In thia direction. Musss the Utica Press: China has shown a disposition to welcome the outside world and adopt some modern methods, but the controlling element la not prepared to abandon all the ancient Chinese ideas. Remarks the Pittsburg ChronicleTelegraph: Unquestionably there are tremendous advantages to be gained t»y opening up tbe Internal waterways to trade, to the handling of which in good times the railroads are Inadequate. Prophesies the Philadelphia Press: Consumption will wholly disappear, and probably in the next twenty or thirty years, when the great mass understand that staple precautions, unfailingly followed, will prevent its spread, that any o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 February 1909

wi*f it A. ;^™lN*a^e<P%®^ s i^HIHiH^HIMSMI!P!PWWRfIPIP l Pßi^^!lalBlCTiiW»kj^w»lHMSW^Hg YQL. XII. of Council k^qpiuf'. farm conditions .fowls and credited all eggs ■jhlfcjjte the actual net profits oq #f«fciMr~three hundred, twelve dola Qimureu aaa ninety-two uens aui- * lng~l907; ana for the first six montns 01 1908 reported a net pront or two hundred dollars (92U0.00J. To show * wnat is being done on a large scale I mention cne Fox Hall FouKry Plant at Norfolk, and Mr. Mason, ot Campbeil county, Virginia, Wiiere many thousands 01 bens are busbandeu at a lair piont to me owner. Tnese reports show ihat poultry practice in the youth may be made very proiitabie. But these pronts come not from the average Viiginia hen that lays but sixty eggs per year, improvement. Farmers snouid improve and care for their flock that tuey will produce not sixty, but three times sixty eggs per hen. ,Farmer s fowls may be improved in severaj ways. Buy some thoroughbred stock and from this buil...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 February 1909

"*^Lc&eterotw«ior* re kate^ ftwn the richesl've almost had _To the trams I have barely mined. Then u never * memory so sad girls that I almost kissed. There was Aliee who said me nay AM Anna who spurned me cold, And the many, the madcap Mae. -Who cried I was Md and bold. Their bright eyes haunt my dreams a » dun delicious mist, And a .glint of pearl and ivory gleam* Thro the lipa that I almost kissed. There was Rose of the soulful sigh And June of the wistful face, Atlagra of luring eye, And the courtlypoise of Grace; Lot Out of my giady past, Tho' I squirm and struggle and twist. The sweet ghosts find me out at last— The girls that I almost kissed. Tho'l'm fiit, smooth-domed and _ And none would kiss me now, Jtty loves come back to fold "New wrinkles in my brow; And each has a. suit to lay On my breach-of-promise list, For the girls that I almost kissed one day, . Nest day I always kissed! —Chester Firkins, in Puck. •'Pa!" "Well, what is It now?" "What's atavism?" "Atav...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 February 1909

" (friar tb# toon and cloa* the that* : tarsto, "And think thai we are safe from prying eyes; Then through a crack we peep to ■ % *veritloUe - -And ere displeased by what our neighbors do; - But 10, men smile and whisper as they pass, To think we do not know our house is glass! -Helen Talbot Porter In Llppincott'a. IFOLLOWIN6 "OLD SIDE" | BY ROB 1. HBNDBIOK With a heavy shawl drawn about lis shoulders, Farmer Younglove Bat Huddled beside the dining-room stove, gasping from an attack of his old enemy, quinsy. Mrs. Younglove hurried in from the kitchen with a poultice for his throat. Then Lucy and George entered. "You children will have to take the hogs to Blakeslee's," he said, huskily. "I got cold butchering, as I almost always do. The carcasses ire in the pung. You put on the thills and harness up old Side; the eolts are too skittish for the station. Blakeslee knows the price. AH you have got to do is to see to the weighing, Lucy, take the money, and hurry right back home, for I ca...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 February 1909

MTECBRU):: BUT ft :: IIHBEBSBBTEH" BESIDE l| WALL STREET r I V. ' t Everybody's Magazine •• Joins* , The World " In Us Crusade j, i Against The Ruinous Evil 11 Of Margin Gambling. 11 REFORHS POSSIBLE J 1 ' v ONLY BY LEGISLATION 11 fei ■ _ _ _■ »A»nouncing in conspicuous type on its that "this magazine Jains the New York World and other .public spirited newspapers and periodicals in the fight against margin gambling in Wall street," Everybody's Magazine contains an article by Frederick S. Dickson in which the marked card methods of Waif street are graphically exposed. "The author of this article," says an editorial foreword, "'was manager of the Cleveland branch of the defunct Stock Exchange firm of A. O. Brown & Co., whose spectacular downfall wrought so much ruin and disaster. A lawyer by profession, he it was, as trustee for -the creditors, • Who steered the great Everett-Moore syndicate of Cleveland through the ■loughs of a seventeen million dollar - bankruptcy back t...

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