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

la I- m- T" . 1. lt.l 1 ' A#~4lia WA* V * Milch Goats. Ihe Unit annual meeting'of the Connecticut Milch Goat Keeper®' Association was held at West Hartford, Conn., on February 2, 1909. President Smith, to compare cows' and goats' milk, made a demonstration analysis for milk-fat and milk-solids, with the following result: Cows' ' milk, 4.4 per cent, fat, 14.16 per cent, solids; goats' milk, 6.8 per cent, fat, 15.46 per cent, solids. The society is constantly receiving inquiriesfrom various parts of the country, indicating the increased interest thai id being manifested'ln the milch goat Industry.—Weekly Witness. f Heifers vs. Mature Cows. A bulletin of the Connecticut Station gives some interesting and valuable facts about the comparative production of cows and heifers. . Tables are given summarizing official records of 3098 Holstein-Frte-sans and 400 Guernseys, classified according to the age of the animals. In the Holstelns "the quality of milk is quite uniform for animals of diffe...

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

BflMpimm > dsteo/salc. 10 ' rm IftrhrtcrcfctigcaMt !tfifidnal n ; JK# Atlantic Coast Line ' 80, other lines la the Southeast --• aggregating 80,000 miles. Limited V toon* yearfrqm day ofiale. Ml ttie Krai* Ticket s4l Good over the Atlantic Coast Line -•'■•• tad 8 J other lines In the Southeast aggregating 80,000 miles, for a manager or head of firm and employes - limited to flTe hut good for only one of snoh persons at a tima Limited to one year from date of sale. Ml Kite Southern Interchangeable lativMial Ticket $25 "Good over the Atlantic Coast Line and 78 other lines In the Southeast aggregating 41,000 miles. Limited to one year from datq of sale. • All mileage tickets sold on and after Apriflit, 19C8, will not be honored for passage trains nor in checking bag- » gag* {except from uoniagency stations and stations not open., for the sale of tickets) tat most be presented at ticket ofloes and there exchanged for continuous m* .. ircwt» r . • Barod in passage fare by purc...

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

188 iSHI 8«% M 4 MIS! nS> . kn. Uiiiu'tteMttm, -A • Ml—lf r — »#Nf ,*». — • || U - «*•>*. beto 1«»0 a ••- 1 .$$ Oar took. "Jb AM v wditW >WI loWtutoy. PH il OKIMWBLCO. V \/Bjlli MUNCH* •IltllNl RATTUMMJUUC IpFERMELON SEED ■lrikm Qnrwtplly selected. &Kept tm W«H IBM fc* Tearm- •No other variety frown on plantation of KM acres. Pom Had where different kinds are nm. I kSc-Iw. Isc—4o*4oc—t lb. 60s 1 lb. sl.oo—B Iba, $4.80—10 Ibe. sa6o delivered. BwMt reglattaad letter or money order. Send for Seed Annnil| wlth^all VIRGINIA HOMES Published Quarterly. Devoted to the interest of Ilometceker and Investor. TelLi wbere the flats, till-lho-year-arouiid climate is to be found; soil, products, modu of cultivation, and pric eof land. Send lCc for a year's subscription. VIRGINIA HOMES CO., Etapo ia - - Virginia N&WMtt^esbnr iSS mSm BpMutohl Efhet October IStb, 1908. Leave Petersburg, Vs., For Norfolk bally—BS2p m.B IS p.m.. 9'BB am , 7 10 p....

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

USES FOR WASTE WOOD. Most Recent Have Origin In Demand For Alcohols ancl Adds. .Unole 9aim is <y>mserned a/bout the • of wood jttolch seems predestined to create iwoful want. Millions of cords of wood is wasted every —year in the forest and on the farm because this wood is not suitable for the various mechanical uses for which wood is employed.-There are, however, numerous means of disposing of this 'Waste. Aside from tanning and .paper making, which are chemical industries that have bees established for hundreds of years, there are other Industrial uses oif more recent origin which are of agricultural importance* , (Important among these aire destructive distillation, recovery of turpentine, resin, paper pulp, preparation of alcbhols and manufacture of acids. These are growing industries because of a steadily increasing demand for wood alcohol, acetates, acetone, turpentine, charcoal, etc., which are utilized In other industries. The crude products from distil...

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

w ; V fowder, the king of all Waytlfying powders. It IS alfeftr*«tit and non-irritating, and may tWWed where other powders are Impossible. It will enhance th» beauty of Jthe most perfect complexlon~«»d render les3 apparent the detfcts Of the poorest. It is endomed by tho leading professional and-society'people, and we guarantee e*e*y package to give perfeot satisfaction, To further introduce this wonderful powder we ihake this special offer to you. Send us the nameß and kddresses Of 10 ladieß and 10 cents money or stamps to cover obarges, and we will send you prepaid a sample package of Rex Complexion Powder, a sample Jar of Rex Scientific Beauty Cream and our handsome illustrated Beauty Book. This handsome book is 32 pages and eover, and complete in detail; telling you how to preserve your beauty 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 hair or _ down on the fa...

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

' I -J nBL VOL. XIII. VIRGINIA STATE FAIR TO BE 6REATER THAN EVER. , tlie preparations for the Virginia Qtate Pair, to be held in Richmond, October 4 to 9, "The first week In October,'' are on a larger and grander scale than ever, ang the coming exhibition, it is expected, will be the largest held this year in the South. The premiums aggregate $40,000, v distributed as follows: Cattle, $6,500; horses (exhibition), $4,300; swine, $2,100; sheep, $1,700; poultry, $700; farm products, including corn and other grains, tobacco, peanuts, fruits, vegetables t plants and flowers, preserves and domestic products, $10,700, Generous prizes are also offered for needlework, children's work and manual training products. There will be thirty-five horse laces, distributed throughout the week, for which liberal purses have been provided. Entries in all departments close September 14. A feature will be the corn condesignated "King Corn Special," ieorn, s46o'; best ten ears of ' same, $460; best twenty...

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

2 SCIENCE > > A combined Danish and French act* ; entiflc expedition will visit the Danish - West Indies in an endeavor to deter*' mine the part played tty blood-suck-ing insects in the spreading Of leprosy. A Swedish geologist has explained to his government the reason for hia' prediction that all the world's supply of iron will be exhausted in fifty years. Little more than one-tenth of the deposits, he says, are in the United States. / A'remarkable operation on j|r dog was made the subject of a scientific, demonstration at a meeting of the Berlin Medical Society last week. -Dr. Unger, a Berlin surgeon, showed how . ten days before he had removed the dog's kidneys, substituting those of another dog. The dog seemed' to hitve completely recovered. x What is said to be an important discovery in the glass Industry has been made, by Mr. Litte, which will tend to. revolutionise the art of grinding glasß. The grinder which he has discovered is made from one-half best...

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

Home Protection It certainly is a comfortable vjffifljHHK. when you go away from home to know jWBp that your wife and daughters can rouse the ffIVH! whole neighborhood if help is needed, jyUH without leaving the house. Such is the WtsftmfJttTric r Rural Telephone It —-w ' Think what a convenience it is on the farm. Just ring the bell and talk to neighbors—-doctor—-or your nierchant in the city. Transact business, order goods—get market prices—sell your cotton at the right time. All these advantages your community can have at ■ a very small cost. Let us tell you all about it. vIH MMfl (m dk Write yout name and address on the margin of this IM WEinH IT *"" t p) advertisement and maH it to our nearest bouse. fIH IHIIHrWD UjBDXJ '* Kid you our fret took Mo. 69 on VJjHTOnHF ll 1 HHr "How to Build a Rural Telephone Une 99 # IH WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY jm Hew York, Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Seattle, ...

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

4 mmt SEEKERS THE GARDEN SPOT. The following is a partial list of • properties along the Southern It. R. and The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. The Atlantic Coaat Line is the second oldest railroad in the United States. They are 60 to 80 32 K' ACRES. PRICE «15 PER ACHE. No, 60H.—5 acres clear, balance In timber, Bmall pine. Watered by branch. Land lays nearly level; no atone 3. Is hi mile from school and post office. Terms one-third cash, balance 'to suit. i 25 1-10 ACRES. PRICE 980 PER - ' ACRE. .No. 608. —10 acres clear; 15 acres in pine timber; watered by spring and branch. Land lays very nxe. 2Ms rilie3 from Emporia; terms, one-third cash, balance 1, 2, and 3 yeirs. ;' - -a 1 ; 480 M ACRES. PRICE 90.700. No. 609.—75 acres clear, balance In second growth pine, will out 2,000 cords. Watered by branch and creek." Laud lays a little rolling, a lew nocks, a'bille ftom church, mile and a quarter from P. 0., schools and store. Grist mill adJoins the place. Dwelling is 60x20, .2 stories,...

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

11 JJ-J . . ■ . —•——— : • mostly <?lear, has some very, fine timber o» it; ready for the saw mill; has fine springs of w.ater Is located on ;'cree% -frhere. there is good fishing, ' The property, is rented oujb for this year. Possession. of the dwelling could )>e~<had. •" Teems, ott*fourth cash, balance, to-suit, . : MILL SITB—-TEN A£RES. PRICE . • •" $4,500. No. 36, P, B. W.—Terms, one-, quarter cash,\ balance one, two, three and four years. Rents for S3OO a year- This property consists of mill house with two sets of Burrs cotton gin; <one stone house and locat'on; one residence and one tenement house. Qood water power.. 300 ACRES. PRICE SSO PER ACRE. No. 37, W. W. B.—Two miles from Emporia. Land lays very nice, has some good timber, Is well watered, on main road. Terms, to suit. 120 ACRES. PRICE, $25.00 PER „ ACRE: . No. 38 P.—rLocated on r3ll road junction. 12 passenger -trains a day; two railroads. Land all around it is sold. Number on...

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

9 ' " 1 —— FttM For Live ltock. BVery farmer who has live stoek to should come In touch wltfc ■ cowpeas and soy beans as often on« orTthe other can be used-to good advantage. v ßoth plants are rtch in protein and make excellent crops foi - supplementing carbonaceous foodstuffs, such as corn.—Farmers' Home Journal. - ~ ; Use at Corn. * Our most important stock feeding problem in the United States is the most profitable use of conu Corn I happens to be particularly poor in mineral nutriment, especially so in calcium, the oxide of which we-know as lime. Our most profitable use of corn demands that,.we consider not only proteid, but also mineral sup- - plements. The subject is of greatest Importance, as it relates to growing or milking animals and also to those raised most largely on corn, namely, hogs and poultry.—Farmers' Home Journal. Potted Berry Plants. ' Potted plants are largely advertised every fall and are very interest.* ing to amateurs. Any one who has a few small flower pots...

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

REWARD Will fee distributedamongthe fifty persons sending us the greatest .number of subscriptions' J before December 31, 1909 <** . First prise, $200.00 cash; second prize, SIOO.OO cash; forty-eight other prfces valued at $500.00 Besides this giving away many handsome special premiums to all of our agents. Send for complete-list of premiums and offer today; it will be sent you free. Address AMERICAN POULTRY JOURNAL PUBLISHING COMPANY 354 DEARBORN STREET : CHICAGO, ILLINOIS MS?" HHE9H|B[.' Malleable and Charcoal Iran. They won't ip| f y°a cant break them because they're BULLETIN .' SN lie State FaaijTMete»l.2S Good over the Atlantic Coast Lino In each btate for the Head or despondent members of a family. Limlted to one year from date of sale. ltd Mile'lnterchangeable Individual met $29 Good over the Atlantic Coast Line and 80 other libes in the Southeast aggregating 80,000 miles. Limited to one year l'rom day of sale. 2ND Mile Firm Ticket W Good oyer the Atlantic Coast Up...

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

8 Virginia Faririei PnPHDIA VA: PUpLfHIP MOHTHLY. SUBSCRIPTION 21 CHITS A YEAR. Advertising Rates - ? 1 month SO oents per line. 8 monthsSSoents ffer ljne. 0 months 91 coots per line. x 9 months 80 cento psr line. . IS months 19 cents per line. v 14 lines to the inch. 1 Real Estato Wanted and For Bale, 50 , "cents per agate line. , —4 We are advertising in • great many imagazines aud newspapers for subscribers. If you fire one of those that .have answered and not think it. is wortntlie money, we wiU return ssme to yon, a'teryou have received one imd arc not satisfied, by wilting Us to that effect. Take care of the pennies, advises the Philadelphia ItecoFd, and later the pennies will take car* of you. Persia will never know any real troubles, asserts the Dayton News, until the home team gets beaten more frequently than It wins. One of the biggest jobs in life, confesses the New York Press, is for a man to love his wife about a millionth part as much as it sounded in their love letter...

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

■4 )p BBjSyrl . ■ ■ -**>• ■■ - ; • V?' y<'1a * >--,»,■» j>«.» jj£jr B^j Who has located hundreds of Horfieseekers who are healthy, successful and happy. The Man That Made Emporia Famous. PUBLISHED MONTHLY Local Matters The 1909-1910 session of the Greenville County High School, situated in Emporia, Virginia, opened on 'the 6th day of September, with an enrollment of three hundred and forty-four pupils. Mr. Algar Woolfolk, the newly appointed principal, has had a bulletin in which is outlined the studies of the .various classes. Besides this, a few pages are devoted to "General Information." Under this heading, he says of Emporia that it "enjoys the repuof being the most thriving town in South-Side Virginia. Being in the midst of a rich agricultural section, having excellent railway facilities in every direction, an extensive system of macadamized roads, the Meherrin River furnishing splendid water power, the town gives promise of one day b...

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

Climate. We have the fin«at all the-year-'round climate be. found • anywhere and the section is very healthy.: The, summers are long and pleasant and sunstrokes are unknown; the winters . are short and mild, and outdoor work is nfever hindered by cold weather. Average annual temperature 58 degrees.' Typography. : Our lands lay Just rolling enough to drain well; no swamps, and a sufficiency of timber for farm use. • The lands are well watered by rivers, creeks and spring Branches. SoUs. , Soils are various and comprise sandy loam, chocolate loam, and loam, clay sub-soil. The soils are easy to cultivate and respond generously'to Intelligent care and cultivation. Products. Our lands.produce well all crops that can be grown in the temperate zone, Including some that are lndiglnoua to tropical and sub-tropical climate.' Ampng the forag4 crops and grasses that can be grown successfully grown here are clover—German', white, mammoth, alsike, and alfalfa-—red top timothy, orchard grain, herb...

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

•'-"A ' Him bmA Umw 3j| «ttan dim ' Deu Gtad, Whit wreck* thli rmy day went down, Unbailed, nnaignslled, uAsignaltingt —ThaodoaUCkrrieon. ■■ . .» i -ii ■ On the Distant Prairie, - By J. B. CIBBERD. - -hi!' HI. there! HI!" Henry Frankson /'shouted. "Drat these /..rags," he'murmured to himself, as he looked himself up sad down and repeats#*Drat these rags!" But; : rags or no rags, there was a man oh .the horizon, and a man In the prairie' in precious. As we multiply we chita'pen. The one man yonder was . all Henry cSred about, and hit moment's annoyance was soon forgotten. He waved a handkerchief that once Was white. Frantically he waved It, shouting again and again, "HI! HI! HI!" and beginning to run. v. Half an hour earlier the prairie had conveyed another shout to an ahbounded solitude. Wilfred Wild- , smith had lounged against the doorpost of his shanty., singing snatches Of old songs, till a dreary sense of loneliness overcame him, by no means for the fIUKt time. Then-he shouted ...

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

Patent What Yon Invent 0d« Clint Mills SII,OOO Last Tin. Our free books tells What to Invent—and How ttf Ottain-a, Patent < WRIT* JTQB THKM. " Bend sketch for free opinion tf« to patentability. . + %:■ WeAdvertise Voir Palest Por Sals Free, Woodward* CO. CHaitdlaa, Karfstered Attorneys, 1264 F Street. \ Vasklsgtoi, I. C tknew yoymame; 1 would AftttlßoS gefad y4u our $2.19 sample outfit'free tbls vervmlnute. Let me start you in a {Profitable business. You do not need one'cent of capital. JSxperlenftotonecess&ry. 60 per cejft profit.. Credit given. .Premiums. Freight paid. to win in frold extra. Everyman and woman should write me for-free outfit. Jay Black. Pres., 400Beverly Street, Boston, Mass. PnP |f Send 10c for 10 Beautiful ■ il ™■» Embossed Flower and Promllimc Birthdft y Post Cards and nismiumo get our FREE PREMIUM offer. " '1- - " v Imperial Mfg. Co , * ' " I<a Crosse, Wis. RaHv Cllicks . B centA^ftch—shippedsafeDflUj ]y anywhere. Writ»-fbr co...

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

Vacation as a Developer < O you think a vacation is a loss of time; It is the best '» . x kind of an investment—an investment in fresh brains, in :< ! ' I"V • vigorous health, In increased vitality. J ; I I Z People who seldom' or never take a vacation get into ruts, i ' ♦ Their minds git stuffy and clouded; they lose the pov*f of ' 'ttttf tf expansion, of growth; they lose freshness of view; th* «bllIty to grasp opportunities; and, finally, they lose their grip on things and on themselves. r: \V Recreation for those who havei beefi held closely to business.for a long time, is like the turning up of hard soil by the plow, letting sunlight and stirring up the chemical forces that have been sleeping during the winter. Slumbering germs start when they feel the warm sun, the geptle rain, and the tonic of the dew. There is rejuvenation and growth in recreation in the country. It looses up the hard soil of prejudice—mental ruts-*-and refreshes and Invigorates the ger...

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

' • - ' w REALM J ' Laugh* at Superstitions. "Mrs. Peter Leys, .of Grand Rapid*, Mich., believes It is lucky to walk under a ladder and to r&lse kn umbrella In the house. Shelaugha at superstition, and never la happier than whan she spills salt or breaks jt mirror. Thirteen, has beeh her lucky* number. Many of her brightest experiences have fallen on the ISth of the month, and 6h August 19, which was a Friday, she gave birth to her thirteenth child.—New York Press. Unbound Figure. Saratoga w**"' agog at the new fashion of coreetless women,, which the boxes at the shown to be the latest departure in the smart, set. From shoulder to hip an almost. Btraight lino exists in thlß .new, unbound figure. A brassiere alone confines the curves on any well developed form, and the princess lingerie gown Is made to suggest rather than to define the point whteh a trim twenty-two-inch belt formerly adorned. — .New York Tribune. *o MbM tfoFlngen. wantthem to taper, w%at then? In Paris th...

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

i *J ousehold jj; : -ft >...Matters^: ■ lousehold ;] II ....MattersJ A Hasty Fruit Salad. For a hasty fruit salad when fresh fruit is hot at hand open a can of peach« 6, drain it and grange the halves of the fruit on lettuce leaves, sprinkle them with shredded almonds tnd a few cherries if they are at hand, and dress them with mayonnaise, 'if nuts and cherries are not at hand the peaches are excellent alone.—lndianapolis News. Plums, Fresh and Preserved. While the liner varieties of plums, make beautiful dessert, being rich and luscious of flavor, they are not quite so wholesome uncooked as their next kin, the peach. When it comes to pickling and preserving, plums can hold their own every time. The fruit is fo'und in nearly every , part of this country, and the«provident housewife feels that there is something decidedly lacking if her store of preserves has not its usual good supply of < plum Jam, plum jelly, plum cheese and plum conserve. For there are many de...

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