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‘THE in grafting. The very best packing material is green-wood sawdust, just as it comes from the log. Scions nicely tied in bundles and labelled securely, and so packed, firmly compressing the saw-dust under, over, around and between the bundles, well covered and kept cool, will come out in the spring in _| perfect condition.” >~<+~<>—> + This Department will be devoted strictly te the interests and development of Western Farming and Stock Culture, and contributions from persons engaged in those pursuits are solicited. TWO FINE + STALLIONS, he oes ee. WEEKLY. a little over 1900 pounds, and stands 19 handshigh. His French registry is 6979, his American 5518, Both Roustan and he are reputed to be among the finest specimens of thei ¢lassin America, and Mr. Nielsen is worthy of all commendation in bringing them into the Territory. It is to the efforts of such men as Mr. Nielsen that the improvement in Utah stock is attributable. Farmers rhould greet them with favor, and the «fficers of our agricultural fairs should give them every encouragement. They are doing much for the material advancement of the Territory, and people in general should not be slow to appreciate it. Black Oil Gaustic Balsam once a day until better: Feed mashes—bran and oats, with one tablespoonful of Hyposulphate soda dis- The Devons as Beef and Dairy Cattle. The dairyman who looks to the duction of beef in connection with ter dairying. and who is probut- on rowgh, hilly pasturage ora thin soil, will hardly fail solvedin hot water, twice daily. Also| to give some consideration to the merits dissolve one ounce Nitrate Potass. in of the Devon cattle. In the dairy disa pint of hot water and mix in his drink- trictsof the south of England they are ing water three times a week better. Answered by Dr. C. W. Nunn, SEED FORA GIVEN Advice Based on Well Bnown LENGTH until V. 8. soils than OF DRILL. Experiments Made at Agricultural Station. highly esteemed and largely used fer the dairy. It is characteristic of the Devons that they thrive better on poor and thin a In a bulletin sent out from the Michigan agricultural college is furnished the following relating to the quantity of seed for a given length of drill. These quan- the Shorthorns. Their milk ts of rich quality, making more butter in proportion to quantity than that of other breeds excepting the Alderney. They have well shaped udders and teats, are docile. easily milked and. not unfre- quently show remarkable yields. But it is as a beef animal that the Devon holds It matures early, well pre-eminence. repays good feeding, and the flesh is fine, delicately flavored and juicy. Of late years there has been much improvement in our Utah tities, it vill be observed, are Jess than is. WHEN TO PRUNE. stock. Farmers and _ stockraisers usually recommended by seedsmen: In the cut is shown a Devon steer, the are fast coming to appreciate the Peas—One quart to 100 feet of drill champion of the recent Smithfield show recommended; 850 feet of drill used four of England, and a first winner of his value and profit of good animals quarts of McLean’s Advancer, or’ ‘one class at Birmingham. The champion ‘A writer in the Garden and and are becoming more and more quart to every 2124 feet; 850 feet of headed a show of fourteen »-year-old Forest piquantly observes that “it eager to take advantage of the opAmerican Wonder required 33 quarts, or Devons. This beautiful animal, on the one quart to about 245 feet of drill, 850 day of his distinguished victory was has a smart, snappy sound to say, portunities offered them in this feet of McLean’s Little Gem used three 2 years, 11 months and 4 weeks old and ‘prune when your knife is sharp,’ direction. With a view to such scaled 15 cwt. 1 qr., his daily gain since quarts, or one quart for every 283} feet: and for such pruning as may be improvement some of our more Answers to Correspondents. 850 feet of Cleveland’s Alaska required birth being 1.66 pounds. For thickness three quarts, or one quart for 2838} feet. and firmness of valuable flesh this easily done with a knife, it is well public-spirited stockmen have been The following figures will show that our champion was pronounced unsurpassed, enough. But for the larger limbs at considerable expense and trouble though for his age his weight could not sowings were thick enough: One pint of Epiror WESTERN WEEKLY: that must often be amputated, not alone for their own pecuniary Please answer for me through McLean’s Advancer contains 1,600 seed. pruning when your saw is sharp benefit but for the broader one of the colums of your paper the fol- A pint sowed a trifle over 106 feet of drill, giving over 15 peas for every foot will not answer always and every- the general good, breeds of acof drill, or a plant every four-fifths of an lowing questions: where. Where all trees are so knowledged and superior merits. What is the matter with a mare inch. Radishes—One ounce for 100 feet of drill hardy that a cut, however large, They have gone to the best markets that has the following symptoms? recommended; 1,000 feet of drill, sown never blackens or “bleeds,” one of the United States and other Is 10 years old, within six weeks thickly to Early Long Scarlet Short Top, may prune at any time with safety, countries to procure them. required 94 ounces of seed. In this of foal, has grease heels; she has case the figure is not extravagant. alles «wae” Sow Gypll" eaGP WATE... A Age while trees are notin leaf. But The efforts that are being made distended swellings on her belly Beets—One ounce to 50 feet of drill in the northern tier of States there in this direction were Sem broight and shows considerable pain. How recommended. Long Dark Blood, Eclipse DEVON STEER—CHAMPION OF SMITHFIELD and Bassano each required 4 ounces of are many trees planted that are prominently to the attention of a SHOW. should she be treated? seed for 334 feet of drill, or an ounce for more or less injured in their wood represeniative of the WESTERN Moreover, what isthe best treat- 834 feet and the sowing was much too be considered extraordinarily remarkable. In appearance, though hardly as by hard winters. Such trees are WEEELY a short time ago when he ment for distemper? Also for thick. Anounce of Long Dark Blood straight in his top as could be desired, he beet contains about 1.300 fruits or seeds, _ best pruned after the hard weather called upon Rasmus Nielsen, of was admirably sprung in his rib and grease heel in horses? or over 154 fruits to each foot of drill, as. nicely covered along the back and down is over, but then as early as pos- Spanish Fork, and was shown by First. The symptoms described are we sowed them. over his ribs. sible, so that the -wound will get that genial gentleman his two stal- manifestly those of Anasarca or general Parsnip—One ounce to 200 feet of drill pretty dry before the sap starts. lions, Roustan and Sultan. These dropsy. Dropsical swellings consist of is recommended; 1,000 feet of drill of THE WESTERN WEEKLY Holland Crown took 4 ounces of seed, or This will not always prevent “bleed- are two fine specimens of the pure- an abnormal quantity of fluid, derived an ounce to 250 feet of drill. The sowing ing” when a tree has been much bred Percheron horses of France, from the blood, They are of two kinds, was made in very hard ground, wherea hurt by low temperature, but it is probably the finest breed of horses viz: Those which result from venomous thick growth of seeding is necessary in obstructions, or from debility, and those order to break the crust. Yet the sowthe best that can‘be done for them. in the world for general purposes, which result from inflammation. The ing proved over twice too thick. & I have tried grafting-wax, both combining as they do the two very first named are soft and free from heat Carrot—One ounce for 150 feet of drill recommended: 566 feet in hard ‘ground | ae © a ee Zi solid and liquid, and various ce- essential qualities, activity and or tenderness. They pit on pressure. used 14 ounces of seed, or an ounce for <2} Ay The latter are hard, hot and highly senButt tb 90 lan ments. Wax cleaves or crumbles strength. over 377 feet of drill, and even then they Over, 17%] 2 | 4g | 2 5 sitive. The watery effusions may collect off too soon. The best cement I Roustan is a dapple gray horse, ia any of the loose permeable structures were much thicker than desirable. Higgs, doz 5G 6 115 | 99 | 95 have used is made by. boiling pine- foaled in 1883. He was imported of the body. They are most common in A Desirable Mutton and Wool Cross. Soi idl eset ntl dais Any breed of sheep will do better in Flour, @ hun’d |2 502 0), 49/38 00.2 75 tar slowly for three or four hours, from France in 1887, and to Utah the legs, constituting the disease known , 2 bo) 275d OO) small than large flocks. Each breed has acang half a pound of beeswax. in the following year. In. 1888 as Aedema,or generally under the skin of its fitness and best capacity for flocking. ol?| 90 | 90) 70 | 90 toaqr rtof the tar. Have ready Mr. Nielsen went East with a view the belly, udder and other dependant None equal or approach the Merino in ee RE DE ote Coe some dry and finely sifted clay, to the purchase -f such a horse; parts,being there recognized as Anacarca this particular. A black face cross on oe 85 jit OC}t 101 80 /1 00 or general dropsy. Want of exercise the common Merino ewe is a desirable and when the mixture of tar and he visited some of the first stables with a full allowance of unnutritious Oats tf mutton and wool cross. Such cross bred 11IDOLS 30 OCA:| 25)eee 95/1 25oe -wax partially cold, stir mto the in the country, closely inspecting food will produce it, especially during ewes are in excellent demand for bbe LO Ole | e1p above named quantity about twelve what they had to offer, and fully the latter months of gestation. The -mothers on the farms of eastern Penn- Barley 1 10 95 | gs [1 00 New Jersey and New York ounces of the clay, continuing the determined to procure the very best health of the animal should be promoted sylvania, Corn S TOO cole fie be eee by a nutritious,easily digested diet: Boil- and that region adjacent to the great stirring until the mixture is so animal he could get for breeding mutton lamb market. Such cross bred ed barley or linseed; malt mashes; boiled ik oe 95 stiff, and so nearly cool, that the purposes. Asa result of his in- carrots, in addition to the ordinary food wethers make most excellent feeding Onions wethers for the grain growing sections. : 90} clay will not settle. This is soft vestigations he made purchase of would be of service, and feed one of Wheat, @ bu. (85 (80. oat 85 To Destroy the Canada Thistle. enough in warm weather to be Roustan at a price of $2,000, at the the following powders mixed well in the) Henry Ward Beecher, the famous mash morning and night: Potatoes ‘“ op ab one Oo easily applied with a knife or stables of Mark W. Dunham, at preacher and fancy farmer, claimed to Ferri iodide, pulv. spatula. But of late [have found Oaklawn, Ulinois. have solved the problem of getting rid Best, Mr. Dunham’s 40 I LG. bls 4.4 Potassa iodide ‘ lof the Canada thistle: He said: The that any thick ochreous paint, put is the largest importing and breed- ‘TGlyevirh puly. TOG. chk | 6 la se rena re only way to exterminate the weed is to Mutton “ | 7 6 61% 416 on witha: brush, answers every ing establishment in the world, and Mix, divide into parts as directed. plant it for a crop and propose to make purpose, and can be applied faster the stock he offers is among the If the pains and colic continue, ad- money out of it. The worms will gnaw Borie 86 O95 grea 66 it, bugs will bite it, beetles will bore it, and more easily than auything fmest and best. At four years of minister the following as drench: 8 872 | | 57a) L Mr ee ca ae ee near gins: 1 oz. spiders will webit, birds will peck it, else: On large wounds it may age, Roustan weighed 1730 pounds, heat will scorch it, cold will freeze it, ee ae IPT: BENG OMMaW cats. cis sneer fare 1s need renewing, and if a red paint and was 174 hands high: ee He is a BExt. Hyocyamus. = 500s:- Pie te «6 rains wil] drown it, and mildew and Peaches, * Oried: — — Po blight will cover it. 7 5 5 is used they are more easily seen.” pure-bred Percheron, as his reg- PROWLER othe Rr hiro aerara eran ected ncaa estat 1 pint. Apples, uF + ee t The same knowing pen goes on istry in the stud-books of France Things That Are Told. Mix,give all as Atsaoh through mouth. Sheep and swine kept constantly on to discourse upon the cutting and and America will attest. His num- ‘Have the legs rubbed with Nunn’s Exwooden floors often have hoofs grown keeping of scions. “I have,” he ber in France is 4105 and in Amer- ternal Black Oil Caustic Balsam and badly out of shape. Such hoofs should ‘“ 10 10 ; 5 observes, “always been-best satis- ica 6988, as recorded in Volume Y. keep the mare well housed. be frequently pared and shortened to Apricots bring them in shape, says A. W. Cheever. DISTEMPER. fied with the growth of scions cut of the American stud-book. Apples, green, Pee NCIS His A. L. Crosby affirms that the best but3 70. | 50 | 40 49'ou,| * in the fall. This, I know, is notso sire was the noted horse Romulus, Have the animal well housed. Feed ter cloth is parchment paper. It is prac10 ae 11 necessary in milder localities, but and he is a direct descendant of upon mashes, sweet hay, damp with salt tically air, water and grease proof and Wool, #2 tb I believe it best everywhere. It is the famous Arab stallion, Gallipoli, and water, and administer the following does not stick to the butter. When you “ dry3 | wrap your butter in parchment paper Hides often said that scions should be that stood at the government stud- upon tongue six times a day: V6 Atlee consumers cannot speculate whether the One tablespoonfnul of Nunn’s External but from bearing trees; and many stables of France, at Pin, in 1820. Black Oil Balsam on tongue. butter cloths began life as-part of shirts PA green) 9| 4 Cte or sheets. believe that this favors early fruit- And it is to this ancestor that the Let a bucketful of fresh water stand There is no better food for breeding ing of the graft. I wish I could speed and activity of the pure-bred im the stable, constantly replenished. sows than skim milk and wheat bran, ‘ Should you find any enlargement on see some proof of soeasy a method Percheron horses are attributable. says American Cultivator. Never ship an egg that is dirty or in of bringing late-bearers forward. Mr. Nielsen says that Roustan throat, poultice with flax meal until separation sets in, then open with lance. If any manner soiled, advises Fanciers’ ReI think, if one is sure : of the var- “moves like a trotter, and for a there is no swelling of throat, apply hot view. The appearance is a prime factor jee" Ogden Report Corrected weekly by H. L. See Wholesale Produce and Commission iety, there is no good reason why large erchan horse is uncommonly ac- mustard plaster spread on thick. Six in the sale of any article. ee Report Corrected weekly by; de Ww. the scious may not be taken from tive,” hours after wash off and tap dry. Keep ICK horse in warm stable. Provo Report Corrected weeekly by the youngest trees—even from the The other stallion, Sultan, is now Rye Grass and White Clover. C. A. GuAZIER. GREESE HEELS. nursery. ‘lo keep them well over nearly five years old, and he is beDr. Kearn, an English experimenter, Logan Report Corrected weekly by the winter, it is usually advised to lieved to be the first pure-bred Draw an old woolen stocking leg over obtained twenty-five samples of turf from J. A.McLavertin, at Z. C. M.L pastures in England and Ireland and Salt Lake Report Corrected weekly by pack them in damp moss or sand. Percheron horse imported for ser- foot and tie around hoof; then fill the planted them in the botanical garden. Secretary of Produce Exchange. ——___ > a +_]@ > +, Ae eth te EE ee eee G2 4 CURRENT MARKET REPORT. fbr oC at. i iF ae ‘ Ree. - | «eS ale Sale oa | 90 |. | 85,© 1 00 Eps uy eae ae Ce It is difficult to get moss just vice in Utah. right in dampness, and sand endangers the sharpness of the knife specimen of He is indeed a fine this noble animal. He is of a dark gray color, weighs stocking with flax meal poultice,changing every six hours, as hot as you can _ bear hands in. Afterwards wash clean and friction well into diseased limb Dr.Nunns and by careful observation became con- vinced that rye grass and white clover were two of the most valuable pasture nants. ‘ Hides and Wool by J. W. SanpDERS. is (38> Where two sets of figures are quoted in same space, price ranges from one to the other.