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ALLEGANY COUNTY NEWS, WHITESVILLE, N. Y. WONDERFUL PROGRESS IN CANADA It Is Over the Hill—Splendid Bank Clearings, and the Crop RetuLis Reveal Vast Possi­ bilities for the Future. “There are opportunities for invest­ m ent in Canada now th a t may prove attractive to American capital. Land prices in the west are low and wages less than on this side of the line, and whatever the outcome of the war, the future of the Dominion is assured as one of prosperity in the development of its v a st resources.” (Chicago Tribune. A Hiiort, aeo Trv^ frov- ernm ent asked for private subscrip­ tions to a loan of fifty million dollars. Less than a month was given for com- pletion of the subscription. On No­ vember 30th, the day upon which sub­ scriptions were to cease, it was found that 110 million of dollars had been subscribed or 60 million dollars more I ^ than the amount asked. If there were I? any so pessimistic as to imagine that Canada was passing through a period of hard times the wonderful showing of this subscription should put aside all doubts of Canada’s rapidly increas­ ing prosperity. The bank clearings of Winnipeg for 1915 were a billion and a half of dol­ lars. Think of it. Then, in addition there were the bank clearings of the other cities throughout W estern Can­ ada. Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw also show big increase in clear­ ings. The Winnipeg statistics show . that the city has done the biggest financial, commercial and industrial business in its history in 1915. A billion and a half are big clearings, representing business on a per cap­ ita basis of over $7,000 per head for every man, woman and child in the city, and has gone ahead of big man­ ufacturing cities like Buffalo, and runs a close second to Detroit. It has shown bigger bank clearings than the middle west cities of Minneapolis and Duluth, and has exceeded Los Angeles, Seattle and other noted ship­ ping cen ters. It is n o w sid e by side with the ten biggest cities in North America in amount of bank clearings. B u t b e c a u s e th e w a r h e lped Canada reco v e r qu ick ly from a natural eco­ nomic depression it does not follow that, at the end of the war, the coun­ try m u s t suffer a relap s e , and stra ig h t ­ way return to a state of inactivity and hard times. A W’innipeg paper, with a well- known reputation for conservatism in economic m a tters says: Canada’s undeveloped fielrls should prove a mighty factor after the war in adjusting the country’s business from one period to another. The staggering figures of this year’s crop, showing in­ creases in production of 50 per cent over last year, give a slight idea of the future wealth stored in vast stretches of prairie plain yet untouched by the plow. The Northwest Grain-Dealers’ As­ sociation on September 1 estimated that the wheat crop of the three Prairie Provinces would amount to 250,800,000 bushels. On November 10 that esti­ m ate was increased to 307,230,000 bushels. The Dominion government on September 13 estimated the W est­ ern wheat crop at 275,772,200 bushels, but on October 15 those figures were changed to 804,200,000 bushels. Monetary Returns for the Western Crop. And the amount of m o n e / which the west is receiving for its grain has not yet been wholly appreciated. Up to the 10th of December the Canadian west had received some 170 million dollars for 182 million bushels of its grain crop, of which 149 million bush­ els was wheat. The average price of No. 1 Northern wheat for September was 93% cents; for October 98% cents, and for the first three weeks oi November $1.03%. On the 10th of December there was fully 120 million bushels of wheat to be marketed. This would leave about 30 million bushels for local consumption in the Prairie Provinces. B r a d s t r e e t s a y s : “Confidence seems to have returned in Canada; grain crops are exception­ ally large, prices pay the farmer, and the war-order lines provide work and aid in circulating much money. Credit is more freely granted, and interior merchants are disposed to buy rather liberally.”—Advertisement. SOUND REASONS FOR LOW-HEADED TREES Ju s t a Su g g e s t ion . “I'm still waiting for you fo pay me that $5 you owe me, Dobson.” “Oh, don’t let that worry you.” “That’s what I’m trying to do. but I would feel greatly encouraged if you would let it worry you occasionally.” lEW l i E i l i l l T R e lief in E v e ry R u b ?ssed relief, ask your druggis' an origin a l y e llo w box o f tru e Mu ine w h ich costs about 25 cents. Apply p len tifu lly n igh t and m orning, and rem em b er to rub up and dow n only, over the entire ch e s t from the throat to the stom a c h . True M u starine is m ade fay the B e g y M edicine Co., R o c h ­ ester, N. Y. It is a lso fine for R h e u ­ m a tism , Lum b ago and N e u r a lgia, Get the genuine. Unkind. ■\A penny for your thoughts.” “Could you pay cash if I accepted your offer?” To keep clean and healthy take Dr. Pierce’s Pleasant Pellets. They regulate liver, bowels and stomach.—Adv. A rolling stone gathers no moss and: besides, it’s very seldom square. Prune Fruil Trees Jn Season and Have a Profitable Harvest as Shov/n in Illustration. (By S. P. W HITE, Mississippi AgTicul- tural College.) At this season of the year an ex­ traordinarily large number of young or­ chards are being planted throughout the southern states. All these young orchards should he headed hack right now. Truly a stitch in time saves nine in this heading back operation, for it will save many cuts later on in the life of the tree. Peach and plum trees should be headed b a c k to a single stem 15 to 18 in c h e s ab o v e th e ground. Apple and pear trees should be headed back to 18 to 24 inches from the ground. C a r e should bo ta k e n to m a k e sur© th a t six to eight healthy buds are left below the heading back cut, for the b e s t o f th e s e w ill b e the futu r e m ajor limbs of the tree. There are five reasons for having the trees close to the ground instead of “trimming them up” skyward, where only \an agile climber armed with an extension ladder can relieve them of their fruits. These reasons are; 1. Low headed trees are more eas­ ily pruned. 2. Low headed trees are more eas­ ily sprayed. 3. L o w headed tre e s are m o r e ea s ­ ily picked, 4. Low headed trees have fewer wind-fallen fruits from high winds. 5. Low headed trees shade the trunk of the tree against sun scald. If two-year-old trees are planted they should not be headed back to a single stem, but their limbs should be cut back one-half. Besides the five energy-conserving reasons for heading fruit trees low, there is still another very important reason. It conserves one’s religion. If you can stand on the ground while pruning, spraying, and picking you will find that your religion is far saf­ er than if you had to do these opera­ tions high among the whipping branches of the trees. This useless and barbarous prac­ tice of heading trees so high th a t a giraffe cannot even pluck the lowest branches m ust have come down to us from past ages when that animal was more plentiful and when his depreda­ tions upon orchards were serious. To­ day the danger from this source is minimized, with the result that ail farm ers Tvho are not troubled with this animal should n ot h esitate to head their fruit trees down near the ground. SAVING BEST FARill AND GARDEN SEEDS Doubtful Stock Should Be Dis­ carded When Best Can Be Procured Without Trouble. Corn for next spring’s planting should he stored on the cob where it will keep dry and free from vermin. It keeps best on the cob, and spread out on the floor of granary. Sugar com may he braided and the ears hung up in the granary. Oats and barley for seed should be run through the mill to blow out ail the light grains and foul weed seeds. Only the heaviest grain should be sowed; light, chaffy grain is not worth sowing, as the grain lacks vitality. Early seed potatoes keep best stored in narrow pits dug upon high, dry ground. Practical gi’owers make the pits 20 inches deep and one foot in width. This trench is filled with pota­ toes level full and covered w ith six­ teen to tw enty inches of earth, well packed down. A six-inch furrow is plowed a few feet out from the pits to carry off the surface water. Potatoes pitted by this method will keep sound and firm of flesh and will have well- developed eyes. Burn up all the old vegetable seeds and buy a new stock from a reliable seedsman. Our present postage laws bring a seed store to every man’s door, and he has n o oxcuse for planting seed that are most too good to throw away, but not quite good enough for plant­ ing. Doubtful seeds will n ot pay when good ones can he had at moderate prices. AGRICULTURAL IMPORTANCE OF SUNFLOWER Sunflowers Raised on White Farm, Owned by George Smith, Near Scotts* vllle, Va. Frequent inquiries are received at tb© Washington experiment station concerning the growing of sunflowers. Doctor Cardiff, director of the experi­ m e n t station, gives the following in­ formation on this plant as an agri­ cultural crop: The sunflower is an im p ortant agri­ cultural crop, though it has not been used to any great extent in this coun­ try. It is cultivated quite extensively in Russia and used for a variety of purposes. It makes excellent silage, especially when mixed with corn and shmo legume ip about equal parts of each. The seed has an unusually high oil and protein content. On account of the latter its\ growth rapidly ex­ hausts the nitrogen fro£b the soil and, therefore*, if grown successively on land, the soil will require considerable fertilizer. The oil portion dees not exhaust the soil since the elements from which oil is made come from the air and water. The seed is used in the production of oil, which is extracted by compres­ sion, and is of value for table use, cooking purposes, and in general the same use as is made of ohve oil. In Russia the seeds of the larger seeded varieties are sold as peanuts are in th is country, and ea ten raw py the people. WHAT IS URIC ACID? T H E CAUSE OF BACKACHE, RHEUM ATISM , LUMBAGO Ever since the discovery of uric acid in the blood by Scheele, in 1775, and the bad effect it had upon the body, scientists and physicians have striven to rid the tissues and the blood of this poison. Because of its over­ abundance in the system it causes backache, pains here and there, rheu­ matism, gout, gravel, neuralgia and sciatica. It was Dr, Pierce who dis­ covered a new agent, called “Anuric,” which will throw out and completely eradicate this uric acid from the sys­ tem. “Anuric” is 37 times more po­ tent than litfiia, and consequently you need no longer fear muscular or ar­ ticular rheumatism or gout, or many The closer you get to some people the more distant they are. other diseases which a re dependent on an accumulation of uric acid within the body. Send to Dr. Pierce of the Invalids’ Hotel and Surgical Institute, Buffalo, N. Y., for a pamphlet on “Anuric,” or send 10 cents for a trial package of “Anuric” Tablets. If you feel that tired, worn-out feel­ ing, backache, neuralgia, or if your sleep is disturbed by too frequent urination, go to your best store and ask for Dr. Pierce’s “Anuric.” Dr. Pierce’s reputation is hack of this medicine and you know that his “Pleasant Pellets” for the liver and his “Favorite Prescription” for the ills of women have had a splendid reputation for the past fifty years. Profitable Mystery. “How did you leave all the folks out home?” “First-rate,” replied Senator Sor­ ghum. ‘T told them I was going to see if I couldn’t straighten out a few problems for the government between now and spring. That cheered them up a great deal.” “To what problems did you have ref­ erence?” “Oh, nothing in particular. I never go into details with my constituents. If you go to explaining things, you are liable to make them sound so easy that the voters get to thinking they don’t need you.”—W ashington Star. Jf fortune's wheel doesn’t turn to suit you, put your shoulder to it and give it another whirl. The oftener a man fails the more he is addicted to the advice-giving habit. aature on bos. 250 . “cm e s ” ici ON 110 ; BOWELS No sick headache, biliousness, bad taste or constipation by morning. Get a 10-cent box. j Are you keeping your bowels, liver, and stomach clean, pure and fresh with Cascarets, or merely forcing a passageway every few days with Salts, Cathartic Pills, Castor Oil or Purgative W aters? Stop having a bowel wash-day. Let Cascarets thoroughly cleanse and reg­ ulate the stomach, remove the sour and fermenting food and foul gases, take the excess bile from the liver and carry out of the system all the constipated waste m a tter and poisons in the bowels. A Cascaret to-night will make you feel great by morning. They work while you sleep—never gripe, sicken or cause any inconvenience, and cost only 10 cents a box from your store. Millions of men and women take a Cascaret now and then and never have Headache, Biliousness, Coated Tongue, Indigestion, Sour Stomach or Constipation. Adv. T i m e to Move. “Bronks wants to sublet his apart­ ment.” “Why, he called it the ideal place.” “I know, but the janitor doesn’t like the way he parts his hair.”—Judge. Although the moon stays out nights, she isn’’t full as often as the sun. U s e M a rine a f ter E x p eanre in Cold, C u ttin g W inds a.nd Dust. It R e stores, R e fresh e s and Prom o tes E y e H ealth. Good for all E y e s th a t Need Care. M urine E y e R e m e d y Co., Chicago, Sends E y e Book on request. Somehow an engaged couple usually thinks that all the insane people are in asylums. PREPAREDNESS! To Fortify The System Agaisist d rip when Grip is pre-/alent LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE should be take of Quinine with other ingredients. Tonic and Laxc ken, as this combination ir ingredients, destroys i as a Tonic and Laxative and thus W h y He W a s T h e r e . “How do you happen to he in prison?” “It is the result of an accident.” “You ran over someone with your auto?” “No, m a’am; I fell over a chair and waked the owner of the house.” RED, ROUGH, SORE HAIODS May Be Soothed and Healed by Use o f C u ticura. T r ial Free. Nothing so soothing and healing for red, rough and irritated hands as Cuti­ cura Soap and C u ticura O intm ent. Soak hands on retiring in hot Cuticura soapsuds. Dry, and gently anoint hands with Cuticura Ointment. A one-night treatm e n t works wonders. Free sample each by mail with Book. Address postcard, Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston. Sold everywhere.— Adv. V e n ison From A laska. Another great possibility of the fu­ ture of Alaska is the raising of rein­ deer for the United States markets. I have visited the reindeer herds, and the slaughter houses at Nome, where the deer are even now being killed, to be sent in cold storage to San Fran­ cisco and Seattle. The sh ip p in g of venison has already begun and the time is not distant when fresh deer meat from Alaska will be sold in all of our cities, just as fresh Alaska sal­ mon and halibut are sold today,—Cor­ resp o n d e n c e of the C h r is tian Herald. I oifloQ i^periccl Remedy foriroif^ipa? iion...^oar SfomaefiDiarrhoea^ Woms. Fevenshfiess and rac-5irnile Sighalure'if I C entaur Exact Copy of W rapper Specification Needed. The Colonel—Look here, Berrybut- ton! Are you the confounded scoun­ drel that broke into my house the other night? B r o ther B e r r y b u tton— Dunno, suh, whudder I is or not, twell you-all spec­ ifies what night twuz.—Judge. Thirty Years SfiSTIItiA THE CSNTAUH COMPANY. NEW YOBK CITY. W h y Dads Go Dippy. “Pa, was Joan of Arc Noah’s wife?” (A moment la te r ) : “Pa, does ink come from the Black sea?” PARKER’S H A I R S A L S A M A toilet preparation of merit. Helps to eradicate dandrua Krib leautytcty Restoring Color and ^ a to Gray o r Faded H iOa, and SLOP at Prnggists SAVE THE BABY From the dangers of Croup and Pneumonia by .ising Hoxsie’i Croup Remedy 50 « s. A . P . H o x s i e , B u f f a lo . N . Y . B B S i w I w eaf^fWenc^°°^jle^rraiA^ W . N. U., C L E V E L A N D , NO. 7-1918. The RED BALL Right There at the Top of the Soofi In nearly every town in America there is a store that sells Ball-Band” Rubber Footwear. There are 50,000 “ Ball-Band’\ stores in America. W h ere- ever rubbers are worn, “ Ball-Band” is the choice of the men who appreciate rubber footwear quality, i i A l ^ O r Rubber Footwear T h e trade mark is a Red Ball. Buy only rubber footwear with the Red Ball trade mark and you will get greater satisfaction— longer wear. ‘^Ball-Band’* Boots arc vacuum cured. During the vulcaxdzing, this process causes a tre- mendouppressure ^ on the fabric and ru b b e r and makes the boot one solid piece. ^ ^^y locat* ,ng a store that sells “ Bail-Band.” write us, frlisbawaka V/oclen f^fg. CtHnpaRy ftllSKAWAKA. IHDIAHA •• The Bouse Pays Millions for THE C M T O I

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