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Pocahontas Democrat (Newspaper) - February 8, 1906, Pocahontas, Iowa ' FEBRUARY 8, 1906. 49^ ANNUAL FMS Proceedings of the 1. Excellent Papers appear This third Pocahontas County Institute opened in February 1, at 11 A. In the absence of the A. the meeting was called to order by the The first in was the the reports of the secretary and the said reports approved as It was so ordered by motion that auditing the dinner By motion the chairman was authorized to appoint a nominating said committee as appointed J. W. Joe Lanus and J. M. said to report the meeting was called to the report of the committee on nominations as Potter of F. K. of J. M. Schall of P. J. Shaw and A. J. On motion the rules were suspended and the candidates here were elected by tiie old members of the executive committee also being re-elected for another next an address of J. C. the newly elected motion the V hairman was to committee for the purpose of soliciting and O. M. G. Herscher and John Shimon were selected to act as such the large list of new members indicates - that they performed work ' On motion D. K. Folk of when dry straw or hay is placed over the top on which are placed heavy session of the forenoon of Friday commenced at 10:30, when the audience was called to order and the minutes of the first day's were read and some corrections At this time the matter a resolution sented toe day before in respect to the paper read by C. was taken up and executive committee met aud settled with C. W. who had served as secretary the preceding and one of being al closed up all business with the F. K. the newly elected to leave after the even ing it motion settled that Mr. Clifton should act as secre tary during his the last day of the Schryver gave a talk on the subject of Hog and which was followed with discussions by J. L. O. F. 0)f()n,.C. W. K. Freeman was on the program for a paper on the subject of Low and Produce but being unable to be had furnished a paper on tlie subject which was read by Cai this appearing in the followed with discussions L. Brodsky ancl Terry in was the and an able paper was L. Gunderson of Center and discussions followed by Terry Doyle and Rev. was then moved by L. Brodsky and seconded by M. Schall that Mr. Gunderson's paper be by members of tlie institute and sent - Amendments were to have only the Bien the paper but when put to a. vote the amendment was By motion the paper was ordered prepared for the by the Average Farmer Feed a Load of Cattle Each Year and Make was an important which had been assigned to Alex Peterson of but as that gentleman to C. Schryver gave a talk on the and was followed in the discussion by Terry I. C. Rankin and C. W. - W. P. Morrison of Page representing Wallace's being present also delivered an interesting talk on the session of Thursday opened with a song by the high and following this an welcome was delivered by Prof. which was responded to by C. M. last on the program for the day the address by Judge It was so advertised on the program that the judge would deliver a but call it what you it was Instructive and Judge Quarton owns a small farm near takes a deal qt in its developement and while not on the spends - hls when away from home attending district and instead of renting the farm a man live on the place and look after his along of all that ibe land will produce and where H Is possibly to make an acre of ground Increase its producing qualities looked ex ' of the anything about of them never but ao idea of what is 1 and of its The silo may be to thirty feet built either of or but must water and U possible ' suitable for use in the silo ace The AT this week is one of vital Importance and afternoon session was called to order at 1:30 and the first on the gram was a piano solo by As neither by W. Ei and discussed by Prof. Cromwell Of Hum L. Brodsky of was on tiie the assigned him being that of Why an Iowa Boy Attend the Agricultural Not being he had forwarded the manuscript which was read by his Miss Frances P. Hopkins 0/Laurens read an paper on the subject of Most Profitable Horse for the Farm or and this subject was discussed at some length by C F. K. Cal D. L. J. C Terry Doyle and Senator D. Cottrell of Swan Lake township gave a talk on the subject of and gentleman a success of the he was present many The subject was discussed by L. C. M. and subject of had been assigned to Robert Hunter of but as that gentle man was not present and had not supplied a J. W. Eral of was called on to make a talk on the He was followed in discussion by Messrs and It was suggested by Mr Morrison that all who had used the King road drag to their aud it was demonstrated - that quite a number using the C. A. Hawley of was on the program for an address on the subject and as he arrived on the 4 o'clock he was introduced soon entering the hall and after talking about an the meeting waa adjourned till when he again took the floor and gave a vivid and de tailed description of the used and the results accomplished by the Mr. Hawley promised to the Democrat a on this subject for and we hope to be able to publish it in the near morning the institute opened at 9:30,s with the address iof Humboldt college on She subject i and was able to give his audience soma facts In a manner of Des Moines was on 1,lie program for an address on the a Farmers Institute can Benefit the hut not W. P. After a on the subject by was discussed by C. W. L. Brodsky and James J C. Potter then asked many present were benefited by attending the institute and in reply a unanimous This was followed by an excellent paper on the subject from Mrs. J. C. It was followed by discussions by W. Milo L. and Miss Vena Mrs. J. Whitman of Havelock read a well prepared paper qn the subject of Ad vantages of Farm these two excellent papers it was moved by Brodsky and seconded by Ed. that 500 copies two papers be published in pamphlet and the motion carried with strong forenoon program was by an address from Prof. Cromwell on the subject of as Insect of the afternoon sion commenced when the C. called the audience to order at 1:4,"),'and on motion authorized to appoint a committee on committee as ap pointed was Ed J. able and instructive were delivered - during afternoon session by Prof. Cromwell W. P. Morrison Page who talked on the sub ect of and W. gave some instructive information on the subject of era premiums in the seed corn contest are as each hibit containing ten Large white J. Young of Charles Englert of Small white J. Pi of ' yellow J. W. H. F. Carley of only means while faithful service to corporations means With a primary law the pass bribery law will the legislature in session at Des gives the people Iowa a uniform primary thoroughly protected by so all the people may partake equally In all the people will renounce all allegiance to parties and vote such men as will deal justly with them and unless congress carries such measures of reform as the people through their president are The people will elect Hearst or some other man representing his president in 11)08 and this will ultimately mean government ownership of public gentlemen also re secured and in ing the subject was but lose I bran as the comparative feed at Low and land Produces supplied by F. E. it must be remembered that low and wet lands rich in decomposing vegetation and are ot a rich black loam on one hand produces a mammoth growth of vegetation in the form of grasses rushes and those shade the surface of the from the and the most favored ces for the brooding ot low forms of animal life of many on the other hand again wet rich mucky soil is a favorable medium for the brooding of many kinds of parasitic Soils are often potent etiological cold undrained soils are naturally covered with stratum of cold saturated with which greatly lowers the vital Damp clays and water logged soils of various rich in organic are the natural homes of various such as those of milk arid yellow while well drained and sandy or gravelly soils usually healthy unless great decomposing organic Faulty food In our domestic chargeable with many dl and conditions are the filial lo be in ' C. fj such as these United States where a sovereign it seems impossible that there can be a tiling as corruption in A great majority of our people are honest and have a voice in the nomination and election of officers both state and We attend name delegates who in turn nominate and later the sovereign people here end ing the voters The poorly paid were expected to do the Such was the early history of the present method of making but now in this enlightened age we find many caucuses and or fixed by direct buying or The people present are only needed to ratify the slate already The local the creator of public sentiment not oe they are all speaking very all at the same the one speaking the loudest gets the This is about all there is to their one not accustomed to such graft bribery and exchanges as is going on in high as well as low will think them in full control of the entire road from Jerusalem to large number of our representatives unanimous choice of their have failed to do their utmost .to protect the Interests of their Why have they The caucus Is not for such It is now nine years since the court took the rate power from the commerce commis and what has our done during these yeara to remedy the matter? I believe wore good will redound to the people from Gov one trip to Washington before the senate than the combined of the Iowa the laat ten years for have paid them huh dreds of of the cor rupt taken of the opportunity offered by the cau cna It has come to this that a whom you would not permit as a juryman on your caae la places an The present method of making Is all wrong With a primary law as is in and show general Should an tloy Attend the supplied by F. Brodsky of this question we have a very and matter to for as we all foremost iu agriculture and this because her boys have been of developing her fair and is il any wonder that her boye should Bland first in won in all have iu our state tlie beat equipped and largest attended agricultural college iu the United in tiie Iu thia we can train ourselves to maintain the we now oc be no doubt ill the minds of any here present aa to the of advanced along agricultural lines for farming been and up lifted by just such as we have here from agricultural were never iu greater de especially from of tlie increased interest taken in thia Grad from Iowa are especially in demand because of the we have of sending out nothing but the beat trained ia tlie cause of general awakening among members of our Because we have pro filed by tiie experience carried ou by the poor farma aud by some who are more than tlie most of Our Iowa farma can by proper treat aud produce at least fifty per than are at the ot laat The average yield ia at bushels per acie or one 14 0uncf'iai for ' be of diseases largely by soil and History shows us that modified form of this disease known as black prevails in damp many such corruption ia primary law the holders will agriculture is rd and that it can be traced to near le dawn of human when the w race lived under primitive Moses records its ravages on the bottom lands of the Nile and from until tlie present history has awful ravage of many diseases in man and which cause was faulty In this case the soil and the stagnant pools are the natural home of the in germ that the another case the nature of the vegetation such the hay and the course grasses a large proportion of wood which feeding produces a disease in cattle very and among farmers known as loss of We must here observe that loss of cud is a symptom of suspended ru power to raise and shows that the animal's digestive functions performing as regular as Bad especially food which has undergone changes which lessen its and im pair jts nutritive ia the common cause of disease and must be deficient in some of the to supply the wear growth of the Thus grasses grown on py may be deficient In lime or cut from land may contain an of wood which is commonly grown on bottom landa develop a known as This ia formed also to some extent in blue manifests itself on the seeds and when eaten with the grass or hay for length of seta up a which is and when once contracted only relief ia the continuance of the the writer at one of seventeen of cattle in one herd suffering from ergot from eating hay cut from the Lizard seen cattle and from grass called Wt more properly of third and was the continuous feeding of course and feeding of woody and does not always result do Here We witli but do not attempt to find ancl pass In many at the coat of a postage stamp the have been solved for We would not only have liad the of knowing but would have in the The vast at Ames is at our aud it is necessary for ua to keep in with these we have found are not practiced on ao we liave built up thia grand where carry on to the beet for ua to carrying on these experimenta there ia a why for and there ia a record kepi of all re or bulle tine are sent to anyone who nake for How many of ua take advantage of this and get what we pay haa not been my to take up the regular work at hence my remarks must be the re suit of My four months at the institution just about me time the people npt myself and exchange couple of letters with ihe folks at it has been my privilege since to attend two of the short courses io live stock and and as this ia more fresh in my I will give an outline of the work done this the corn department we studied the different methods of conditions of the preparing the soil for the selection of the grad plowing and harvesting the and the best method of storing the also the common the root which ia next to poor eeed in keeping down the and I will say in that the only method they have found successful in this insect ia to rotate our was the consideration of small grain weeds that are in the different grains were and the best method of eradicating them was studied with The comparative reS meat producing element in the different teeds was a matter of great thia reason I one ot the charta Used in class room was worth glut feed corn bran oil meal oil meal (new cotton seed meal flax seed germ oil meal clover hay per timothy hay prairie hay corn fodder 20, alfalfa hay corn 28c per corn and cob meal 16c per oats 18c per wheat rye 35c, barley 26c, heef meal per dried blood per akim milk 18c butter milk 25c per alao had some on alfalfa by Mr. Wing of who haa made a it in that state and it can be raised in The difference in the value of aa you will note in the above aa ed with timothy aud clover ia one to four in the and two to four in the haa feed that has given better results when fed with corn than pay from to per for feed to feed with if thia feed cau be supplied from our own the live atock department we had the beat that could be obtained to represent the different many of the winners of the recent International being secured aa for in order to give us an idea of Ihe type of draft horses to raise on our Iowa The Armour four horse team average weight is 2030 were This weight with quality ia moat desirable on the market and horses of type Crouch Son of Indiana brought horses to represent Belgian and 0ObBon exhibited the high The pointed and in aOme claases history of the u tremen ts horses The note the mentioned by place them og to our judgment giving aona for bo goes on in without a then over by the placed if not done 80 by the cattle we were given Uie history of Ihe breeds and the points lo ao we can tell from the of a ateer would be profitable as a or a cow desirable for producing beet or cattle for the Hoga and were considered from a climax of breeding ami feeding grain rations to different of was reached in the where ripe and were placed aide by aide for our where the desirable and undesirable were pointed aud tlie relative of the different cuta two weeks were two short to any more tickle the of thia great juat as we are doing with our Iowa But it an idea of the work of the regular Let us all get alive tlie fact that it is a very important subject aud il is getting more so each aud take advantage of what we are doing for ourselves by supporting this If it is not possible for us to attend the re- gular it is possible for us to spend two weeks at the short next and this we cannot afford to Minneapolis St. Louis is now selling and will continue to do so until 31," the following excursion Balf After twelve o'clock noon of Saturdays to all points within 150 return until Monday minimum rate 75 Fare and sale Fridays to points not leas than 75 miles nor more than 150 miles limit the following One fare plus points than 150 miles limit five These rates apply to the Cities where other amusements are best at and they 41so apply to all local stations on the For further particulars call on the Minneapolis Louis your farm with
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