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

" fcMPORIA. VA % PUBLISHED MONTHLY I 111 '> I ■*«! I I I < 'I " Local Matters. Send $2.00 for one gallon Corn Whisky, Hand Mashed, Coppfer st 11.the Old Fashioned Way, to the MoTrisßlstilllng Co., Dept. A, North Kmporia, Va. <. This issue conta'ns an article on "The System of Wafer Supply oftbo Boil." It is written T>y O, M. Meyncke. It lis the best in the line that know of, as very few wri'ers have given it attention, nor have they had the ability to handle It a? well aa' Mr, Meyncke has done. By read'ng his article carefully, one will learn something. Farmers' meeting, special agricultural train over the Southern Railway, will be at Emporia, Va., March the 9th, at 12.20 P. M. Talks will be made by the Virginia Department of Agriculture. You are invited to come. - ■ On our March the first trip to see what our farmere are do'ng, we found that some bad cabbage head ingoft, that they had planted Irish potatoes, transplanted lettuce, and were...

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

10 "*»> - For a Cracked Stove. ';;, Take an equal part of wood ashei and common s%lt; mix them to a proper consistency with water; with this fill the cracks.—Boston Post. OF® Color Canned Cherries. II when the (rait Is turned out of the can It has a dingy, faded look, add a small quantity of cranberry ~~ Juice Just before serving. This will greatly Improve the appearance of the dish without affecting the flavor of the fruit.—NeW York World. A Refrigerator Suggestion. To prevent the Ice pan from getting rusty and leaking wash the pan clean, and dry thoroughly; melt enough paralflne to cover the bottom -of the pan about one-half an inch. Besides preserving the pan the sediment washes out very easily with cold water, and the pan always looks clean.—Boston Poßt. ( A Simple Device. Some time when you are In need of a little hot water and the fire Is. low, take two wooden chairs, stand them back to back about two feet apart, hang a tin pail full of water on a pole (the broom ha...

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

mmmm xmmm -- . LAW AGAINST DE-GRADING. Wisconsin (of course, Wisconsin) : &e lead In this matter of horse-' Vlireedtt*. They a singularly lorceful veterinary surgeon at the "University of Wisconsin, who is also.one of the most influential memSjfcs .of the faculty. (Fancy such a ndiUon at Harvard or Yale!) His v jqtfßiep Is, Alexander Septimus Alexander* and he "kissed" a bill to help horse-breeding through the Legislative. He hid the full import of it erven from the legislators until after : had passed It When the bill ta Mr toe come a law. and Its rnent began, the owners of mongrel stallions shrieked. But it wai too lajte. The Legislature had aSJourned. . Alexander's law provides that when a nian' stands a grade stallion pubIMjr, he must announce in large letters on his advertising matter that he offers a grade stallion. Speaking in a very general way, grade Is any animal of mixed, mongrel, or impure blood. A big chunk . blood bay with feather on his would be commonly c...

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

12 The Tuberculin Test. \ tuberculin test constats in injecting halt a teaspoonful of tuberculin under the akin of the cow'a shoulder. The animal's temperature, is taken several tim£s before and -afterward. The slightest development of tuberculosis in any part of the body will be shown by a rise of two- to five degrees of temperature eight or ten.hours after the tuberculin was Injected.—lndiana Farmer, '■ Why Clover Falls. A great many facjns have been, cropped without proper rotation until the soil Is so exhausted that clover will not catch, or if It does, the young plants will die because there is not lime enough in the soil, or because there is not sufficient humus to retain moisture for the young clover plants. There is another reason, to account for the failure to grow clover and that is a fungus disease, but It Is strongly suspected that the fungUß growth is encouraged through the weakness of the clover plants, caused by deficiency of lime or-an acid condition of the soil. Whe...

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

TOE DELEGATE. By SUSIE BOUCMCI-Ue WIOHT<. , Although grandmothers,may be at -a, discount in. some homes, they certainly were not at Alice Mason's, and ;ihey did not reside upon a shelf, either. The sunniest room in that beautiful new house, the cosiest corner by the fire and the most Invitingchair belonged *by right of love and reverence „to Grandmother Parker, and when that dear old white-haired lady pppke her gentle mind, she was sure of affectionate attention. So when young Was. Mason came in, flushed arf exdued, from a gay afternoon at \ friend's reception, she paußedwith a smile at hearing Grandmother Parker's call from the library. "Come here a minute, my dear, before you go up to change your dreßS. I have such lovely news for you! Soon after you went oUt the minister came,, in, all worried and anxious. He said things about the decline of hospitality in the city, and asked if wa would not take delegates. You know the conference convenes tomorrow night, and although ...

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

14 The value of red light In prevent . Ing the sufferers being marked by smallpox was scientifically discovered anew a few years "ago by Finsen of the violet light rays fame. The Inventor of the roller skat< was a Dutchman named Merlin, who came to England in 1760. Eight years later he exhibited a "pair o| skates contrived to run on wheels" at a museum in Spring Gardens, London. Paris is experimenting with what is called steel pavement. It is realty a concrete pavement reinforced wltt a steel framework* The metal par) of the pavement is a plate of perform ated -steel,. With.atrong belts of Btee; running through it between the perforations, Bach section has some resemblance to a steel harrow, only th< prongs project equally on each sld< and they are square and blunt.' II will be superior to asphalt in ultimate economy and to wood in th< better footing that it affords to horses The elasticity and hardness of rubber are now determined by an a...

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

• "lAiAA AAA AA A AdiAfr iitil AAA AAA A A 2 Seaweed as Food 2 NNMMMtiItINMNMm A nu of science has predicted . that sooner or later "shredded seaweeds," "predlgesied sargassum," "cream of aea most" and other nautical foods will be popular articles of diet. That certain kinds of seaweed are edible has long been known, but fortunately the human race has not yet been forced to depend on this source for Its regular meals. In the Technical World magazine a writer discusses the possibilities of seaweed, -f * Seaweeds have been eaten and enjoyed for centuries, and in parts of , the Orient are a staple article of diet —•the literal "staff of life." Many varieties are composed largely of gelatin. They have been eaten (or ages by the Chinese, Japanese and . the Inhabitants of many islands in the Pacific Ocean. —.\ Thousands of Japanese coast dwellers gather a sufficient quantity of seaweed In July, August and September to last them till the next season's harvest. The people go out to the mari...

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

16 ~ Rex Famous Complexion Powder, the king ot all beautifying powders. It to absorbent and non-irritating, and inay be used where other powders are impossible. It will enhance the beauty of the most perfect complexion and render less apparent the defects of the poorest. It is endorsed -by the leading professional and society people, and we guarantee every package to give perfect satisfaction. To further introduce this wonderful powder we make this special offer to you. Send us the names and addresses of 10 ladles and 10 cents in money or stamps to cover charges, and we will srad you prepaid a sample .package of Rex Complexion Powder,, a, sample jar ot Rex Scientific Beauty Cream and our handsome illustrated Beauty Book. This handsome book is 32 pages ana cover, and complete In detail; telling you how to preserve your and create new charms. Rex Scientific Beauty Cream is without a peer, we positively guarantee that It contains nothing that will produce or encourage the growth of hai...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — Virginia Farmer — 1 March 1909

*IW« « science has predicted that sooner or later "Shredded seaweeds," "predlgested sargassum," -OTeam of sea moss" and other nantkttl foods will be i>opular articles of That certain kinds ofseaweed are edible has long been known, but j fortunately the human race' has not ! yet been forced to depend on this j source for its regular meals. In the si&fcaleal - World Magazine a writer dtocuises the possibilities of seaweed. I Seaweeds have been eaten and en- j JOyed for centuries, and In parts of ! the Orient are a staple article of diet ■—tte literal "staff of life." . . Many Varieties are composed largely 0* gelatin. ■ They have' been eaten for ages by the Chinese, Japanese and the. inhabitants of many Islands tn t&a Pacific Ocean. *' V Thousands of Japanese coast dwellon gather a sufficient quantity of seaweed in July, August and September to last them till the next season's harvest. The people go out to the j marine harvest fields In rowboats, j e...

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

VOL. XII. if this is mark/ed_jwth a blue pencil, it means n that your subscription has expired, and that we are anxioUs for your renewal, and will appreciate it In order to show you the progress The 1 Virginia Farmer has made as well as to increase its circulation this year we will mail it to your address for ONE YEAR for only 25 cents. Kindly fill out Order Blank attached here and ; return to us. Do it now so you will hot forgfet it Truly yours, .. FARMER COMPANY, ' Box 14, Emporia, Va. Virginia Farmer:. * find 25c. for which mail to address the Virginia Farmer for ONE YEAR. Give full Address Plainly: •. Name . Vu tilling his land in the same wa) as all the-rest of the iarmers. Ht Was a good fanner, and he was not satisfied with doing the work in the qiow/ back-breaking way it had always been done, lie wanted biggei results, without working so hard to get them. He RneV what kind oi tools he needed, but there "was nothtag but the old-fashlondd farm impiemen ts that had always been u...

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

-W ■■ "v-'" _ XHB tnUMKUI. While great mqitaad others are makftg more history B» means of the urna} eeertti and mvatery, The plain, humble householder gtto his . hands blistery By cutting the grass in the dusk. While all through the star lighted night sounds the ringing Of harmony grand as the chorus ia singing, The plain, humble houaeholdor still is byHe can't get jthe baby to sleep. Oh, work of the world that's so great in the viewing, From art down to politics, vis some brewOh, not that you are the only thing I doing— ' There's a whole lot of choree right at home. —lndianapolia Newa. mm Why hide your light under a bush"el when a pint measure will answer the purpose?-—Judge. f Flub-—"Sticking to a thing is what causes one to rise in the world." Dub —"How about the fly and the flypaper Judge. Belle—"I wish the Lord had made me a man." Nellie—"Perhaps he has, only you haven't found him yet." —Cleveland Leader. . A gent of extraction Slavonic, . When told that he n?eded a tonic, Grow...

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

TRACT No. 34. Terms, % cash, balance in one, two and three years. This is a most desirable property, and must be seen to be apprec ated. It is located in tha best residential section (f E nporia, Va.; the best neighbors. For an investment it is safe and sure, as Emporia is growing rapidly. And this property will cut up into some most desirable lots. It has good streets running up against this property, and ihey are intended to run thru it. 22.95 acres in the center of the towa of Emporia, Virginia, r hich has a population of about 5,000. JL ; T'—■ • ' f _ te •, I^ai ; ■ <ifc' ■! „' " 5 : The black line on the left contains and shows the lay of the land on the . 22.95 acre +ract. _ It is.lo^-,t^^*.lv>"-»;*■BQQ.feet .^tQgttbfiilooct - .-HBPae..\Thatf s*" Cross Marks are made to indicate tne location of the buildings on this property. *? >«* », **jr The buildings with cross marks are on. the 22.95 acre tract, and are indicated by the black mark around t...

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

X> Jl'i -x'li&l+r >-»;■ , ' *»&?!• 'VI 'ti*ivf<\ Y. .'%*• ' T£e following is a partial list of pipperties along the Southern R. R; and Tbe Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. The Atlantic Coast Line fa the second Eldest railroad in tfce United States. They an 60 to 80 MM ACRES. - PRICE «15 PER -' v.' " ACRE. ' No. £o6;—->6 acres clear, balance in \ timber, small pine* Watered by branch. Land lays nearly level; no •tones Is % mile from school and Mat office. Terms one-third cash, balance to suit. TIMBER.—I,OOO ACRES. PRICE '900,000. No. €O7-<-!-r3so acres clear and lit cultivation. About 6 acres In apple trees,-few plums, grapes and Reaches; divided .into 7 fields; fencing in good condition; 2 miles from poitofflce, school atyd store; 6 rooms, ope and half story bouse, and five ' tenant houses* ; barns and other oiit 'buildings; iO inMfes from Emporia, and about 5' miles from other stations. This tract harf abou...

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

No. If, C. H". J.—llxla property ti fow Emporia, has rail* ■ Tba*'aldiwg en *h« place, |» nearly " "mr-ti Utttir/: part ofthe timber W /"'wy ready foar' 'tbe-saw mttl! . There are abo«t ISO acres clear or *ta*dy forcultivation. 'This property has springs of water on It. It Is bordered by a creek, where good JMhlnJr can be bad. We consider ;this oa« bf the best investments,. as ttie t4mbe# t» grtowingvery rapidly, while the increase in price of. Jum* bar will also make money for the in> V«*tor. Terms, one-fourth cash and the balance, l, jr. and 3 years. SO ACRES. PRICE *ls PER ACRE ' 'No. SO, P. P. P.—'There Is none.of ' this land • clear. There Is ■ oak and pbSi l some, saw mill timber. The - land lays nearly level, Is three-' fourttu of a m'lo from school, one mil* from post office. Terms, onethird cash, balance to suit. . 148)6 ACRES. PRICE «20 PElf . ACRE. No. 31, O. G.—One and a hal miles fnom depot and towns; 46 acre* clear, balance in timber, some second' growth. &a...

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

/ Returned From the Arctic. - firs!; Emma Barry;, of San Fran* Cisco, returned from a trife- to the Arctic Circle, during which, it is as* sorted, ahe* went further north than ny other white woman. She accompanied her husband prospecting for gold, tad after she' lays in -.certain supplies ahe will rejoin him ifi Alaska. ,'y How to Get Thin. * Wfteh one hu Just begun to afe(julre superfluous flesh complete abstinence from -sweets and starches, a moderate amount of . food at all times, and daily exercise either indoors or out, will effect a cure. The effort, however, must be persistent, and the watchfulness; must continue -even after the desired weight has been reached. Spasmodic efforts either &t diet or exercise, will be absolutely without "lasting results. When one's weight has crept far beyond the normal amount the restraint in diet must be more strenuous and the exercise more violent.— Harper's Basar. The Waist Line of 1009. - "Most of the gowns bear a general resembl...

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

li/jjrif world that «tr?iggle» 'mid ■torm-and dou^t*- Wyoming Man Has a Thrilling Fight With an Eagle. - - - - Swinging like a pendulum at the •ad of a two-bundred-and-fifty-foot rope agalhst the ilde of a fire-bun-, dred-foot cliff, with jagged rocks far below and nothing but one bare hand with which to fight off the fierce on- / Rlanght of an immense eagle whose Mat he war attempting to rob—this * was the awful predicament in which Arthur Williams, a 'young man of Rtrerton, Wyo., found himself one ■ day early in June last year. With the welfare of her nestlings at stake, the great bird attacked the despoller * of her home with inconceivable fury and only to a lucky chance does Willlams owe bis life. Riverton is a new town on that Cheyenne and^ArapaBefort the * Indian reservation was - formally dgfened to the whites for settlement • the fiockmasters were per* mltted to grace their sheep over the munjgir, and it gradually became knoHvamoag the sheepmen that over * In. Lost Well Cany...

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

I m m fM' wiitHjfT? Itifc I ' ;: » months Mortis per Hu. 19 month* 19 cents per line. if Real Estate Wanted and For Bale, 00 Wats per agate line. 4 ■ —: —■ —. • 1 . j . fWe are advertising In a great many laxagaslnes and newspaper* for aubacrlbfars. If row aire one of those that have (answered ahd not think it J* worth the ' noqey, irs will return same to, yon, Wfter you have received o& copy and tare not satisfied, by writing u» to that effeot Colonel H. W. Weiss has made a great many sales during 1909. ❖ The Fruit Growers Association, who make their headquarters in the Virginia farmer office, are doing a great deal of good, as they are pulling together, getting the best advice from one another, controlling shipping and prices from this section. ♦ « ♦' ' Emporia and Surrounding country is progressing fine. The good roads will make property increase in value, as they are an assured fact. The 80 miles in the country will bring more automobiles, and the farmers will be abl...

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

Virginia Farmer "EMPORIA, VA ~ ; JPUBLISHED MONTH LY ! Local Matters. * r: - . .1 " 'Wdm the number of new,-houses v fhatVre going up in Emporia k ajwwa that we are growing very rapidly, ] and when the new water power goes into effect our growth will Be ntfuoh " more rapid, and it will be the making tof Bmporia. A good deal of concrete Work has already been done on the , dam across the Meherrin River. ♦ ♦ ♦ The strawberry crop In this section bids to be very good, as the plants are very heavily loaded with berries. The cabbage crop ,is looking very line—heading up,-and will be in the market in a few days. Garden peas and beans are up and doing well. Clover will be ready to cut by the 26th of April, and is looking very good. The peach, plum and pear crop were considerably damaged by the late frosts. We find that the apple crop Is npt damaged, but is looking Nyery fine and doing nicely. <s> <* <B> ... The farmers are getting very ...

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

V 1 • vv JfeHQUSE o*l.- HOME Amusing the Baby. A simple device for, keeping baby amaaed and happF-is to fasten at intervals upon a broad bright ribbon tbe little toya of which he la moat fond, auapendlng the ribbon above the bed upon frhich he ilea, within reach of his little handa, by aecurlng one end to the bead of the bed and the other to the foot. He will then, entertain himself by the hour pushing the toya back and forth and watching them awing above him. Harper's Bazar. To Remove Ink. The Modern Prlacllla says that hydrogen peroxide, will remove Ink from all klnda of cloth and wearing apparel without changing its color. Take a medicine dropper and fill with the hydrogen peroxide. Saturate the cloth over the ink stain. Sometimes it requires several applications. Lay the goods in the sun or air after each application. We have quoted other endorsements of this same liquid* for the very same purpose, but I repeat it, aa (here are always new readers. A Dainty Pincushion. A charming...

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

,v ipWLS IN OONFINHMENT. A reader wishes to know 'Hpore bred lowlfl can be raised in ■<wn.l|»«iri«Bt f tt Am been repeatedly demonsjrat- - ed by experienced breeder# that either mongrels or fancy fowls can be fftteoeevfully grown In confinement. However fowl* "in confinement crin not be neglected, they mast receive %sectal attention. If birds in . confinement are not, provided with «vfi tf requirement pertaining to the . wants of fowl* they will certainly become unhealthy and die, lor tbe want of attention. The main thing* to look after may 'be mentioned (briefly. Supply them with every sort Of foodstuff that they would get* on free range; arrange _to keep them fou»y. An Ideal fowl to like the Ideal human 'being, likely to get Into bad habits, sudb as feather pulling, egg eating and many oth- • ed evils. Hundreds of fine specimens are produced every year that never paw a free range. The -writer scored a fine Single ' Oomb Brown Leghorn cock in one of Kentucky's leading sh...

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