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TIMES-NEWS FARM PAGE PIGS NEED ALFALFA prices of corn and it's profitable to bal- for fall pigs with suf- protein so they may thrive rapidly, says E. T. Rob- livestock special- the University of Illinois of Agricultmre. is the usual protein Even soybean meal en- may well include .some along with their favorite Im meal for winter feeding,  Robbins. SF'ECI,00L , -IVISIT COUNTIES Hm _ed to help farmers grow rim '-11ans better, the " By- iSpecial" train will make 19 ffl in 3. in or near about 33 nlinois |AU es during its 10-day tour of |iPR[te from Mm-ch 24 to April special train is being spun- by the 00hi00Al- _' oad in cooperation with i niversity of 111inois College  JLnriculture. Half-day stops will - -:"-" " aade at each point ols, o  exhibit car will emphasize -Ulation, good cultural meth- 1 4  efficient harvesting, orderly :a, etmg, market outlets, food, . and industrial uses of soy- and the best varieties to EME -for Illinois conditions. other section of the exhibit rWill slow where soybeans go they leave the farm, togeth- samples of some of the de from soybeans. RATIO bOKS FAVORABLE in 1941 suggest that change the retrenc2maent which they folloved in 1940 as hog nmnbers are con- rise of around $2 a hundred in hog prices the past has made the hog-corn ra- favorable once again and in- the beginning of a better for hog" producers, believes C. Hedlund, agricultural econ- of the University of Illinois of Agriculture. Harry E. Fhtcher's CLOSING-OUT SALE 'Wednesday, Feb. 12 B. H. KECK, Auctioneer CLIFFORD LEIMBACH -- LEE WADDELL, Clerks HARRY E. FLETCHER, Owner ROBERT W. SHEETS CLOSING-OUT SALE it may be too late to in- Ha rented my farm and de- I IMPLEMENTS the numtmr of sows kept cided to quit farming I will sell at early spring farrowing, late Public Sale to the highest bidder, )  C. tractor cultivator, power and  farrowings without reserve, 8 rnles south of takeff; power lift; A. C. tractor 2-bottom plow, 14-in.; A. C. 7 ft. be desirable this year as a Lincoln, Ill., 2 miles west of of increasing income from French's Chapel, 3 miles east of especially if they are not Broadwell, better known as the J. too fast and are ready for T.  farm, on early in 1942. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY II, 1941 FROM F2KCHANGES Sale commencing at 10 o'clock L a. L sha the following de- Mason County Democrat, scribed property, to-wit: Jam 31, printed the fol- about ]Mtles F. Bush, a ha- 11 HEAD OF HORSES II of Mount Pulaski: One grey filly, 4 yes old, wt "MAles F. Bush, a resident of 1660 lbs.; one bey filly, 3 years many years, was taken to old, wt. 1500 Ibs.; one bay filly, 2 Francis hospital in Peoria years old, wt. 1170 Ibs., el] broke; in the Niederer ambu- two black brood mares, bred, 7 He had been ill a couple of and 8 years old, wL 3000 Ibs.; one hay rope and fork; garden seed and his condition became dark grey filly, coming 3 years lplanter; 2 gaa engines; hog oiler; during the night old, wt. 920 Ibm., broke single; twOloil taLk heater; 75 bu. hog feed- black fllys, yesrlings; one black I 2 hand gra seeder,; gas The Leroy Journal of J'L 31 mare, 6 years old, wt 1150 Ibs.; er; tank; aut matic hog wterer; hog the following iter: "Mm two, bey and black, filly and geld- Brooker of Mount Pulaski, ing, coming yearlings. teaches home economics in I0 IIEAD OF CATTLE I0 high school, was a week Nine head of breeding cows, guest of Miss Doris Etherton- some with calves by side; one young women were room- doble Polled Purebred bull No. at the linois State Nor- 2222885 (if this  is not sold Unlverty, Normal." disc; iron wheel box wagon; wood wheel box wagon; Georgi & Son make; iron wheel rack wagon with basket rack; small car Cra1- er; truck trailer; McCormick- Deering wheat and grass eeder; McCormick-Deering mower; John Deere corn planter, 80 rods of wire, 3-4; 80 rods 3-4 wire, new; McCorrnick-Deeri hay md stalk [rake; hay loader; 4-section her- row; corrugated toiler; John IDa ere hand corn sheller; 85 gat butchering kett/e; kettle tand; I forge, extra large blower; anvil, vise, pot drill; 2 work benches; troughs; I:/to and apse crates L00pedeza Ladles of French's Chapel Curc Will Serve Lunc TERMS OF 8ALE:--.Cssh before An Did You removing property. before date of sale), sire by Iui  DomLno No. 2064524, ckam by Jean Not responsible for accidenta it nti-noige gro Mischief No. 1959302. any should occur. appimme at its banquet.  to mar t lemn tfll- ROBERT W. pI I rP'll'IL  Owner. ,. 0000cc.a, I ripe. The fruit is then graded I carefully for size, since the larg- l er the fruit the longer the re- l quired drying period. It is next I dipped in a boiling solution of Ever Wonder ......... :weak lye to assist in the dry'rig :r "xnero s uc a -nmg !process, after which it is washed Ag a ,'Prune Tree"? i in clear water to mnse off the lye. The word "prune" may proper-:In some localities, the prunes are 1y be applied both to dried plums dried on wire-netting trays ex- of certain varieties, and to the va-  posed to the sun, the drying time rieties of ,plmras adapted to and lvarying from 6 to 10 days, de- tied for drying. Thus one may 'i pending on the size of the frm. with propriety speak of a -prune In regions where showers are tree" or a "prune orchard," even likely to dampen the drying fruit. though in popular thought the the prunes may be dried by arti- word prune almost universally flcial heat. conjures up a picture of the fa- After drying, prunes are al- mfllar deesicated and accordion [owed to "sweat" in bins for two pleated delicacy itself, or three weeks before being sorted All prunes are plums, but not and packed for market. It is also all plums may be used for prune-[now a general practice to process making. Any variety of plums prunes before packing, by dipping will do duty as a prune so long as, them in hot water and glyeertne it has a certain necessary mini- or fruit juice. This improves the mtm of sugar, a sufficiency of sol- I appearance and keeping qualities ids and is capable of bping dried of the fruit. without fermentation setting in, The story of the development of even though the pit is not re- the prune industry in the United moved from the fruit. States is one of phenomenal Prunes to be dried are allowed growth, for in 1937 the United to fall from the trees to Rtake States produced three-fourths of certain that the fruit is perfectly the world's crop of ,prunes! i Administrator's Sale The undersigned, Homer B. Harris. Administrator of the May Johnston Estate, pursuant to Court order, will sell at pttb- lic auction to the highest bidder at the farm residence of the late May Johnston, 7 miles southeast of Lincoln on Thursday, February 13, 1941 sale to commence at 10 A. M. the following described property, to-wit: 12 HEAD OF HORSES 1 team of bay geldings 8 and 9 yrs. old, well broke and gentle; 1 sorrel mare, 7 yrs. old, well broke and gentle and safe in foal to a Belgian horse; lgray mare 9 yrs. old, well brOke and gentle and safe in foal to a Belgian horse: 1 coming 3 yr. old filly, been hitched a few times; 1 coming 2 yr. old gelding; 1 cccrdng 2 yr. old filly. The following 5 head of horses belonging to W: P. Brown will be sold at this sale: 1 brown mare 10 yrs. old, weight 1650 lbs.; 1 sorrel road mare 12 yrs. old, weight 1100 lbs.; 1 gray gelding 2 yrs. old, weight 1300 lbs.; 1 bay road horse 2 yrs. old, weight 1000 lbs.; 1 yearling colt. 71 HEAD OF CATTLE 84 HEAD OF COWS 1 blue roan cow giving 4 gal. of milk daily; 1 roan giving 3 gaL of milk daily; 1 roan cow giving 3 gal. of milk daily; the remaining 31 head of cows are Hereford and ShOrt Horn stock cows, bred to calve in the spring. 87 HEAD OF LAST SUMMER CALVES ON FULL FEED 68 HEAD OF HOGS 17 Poland China sows and gilts bred to farrow in March and April; I Hampshire boar; 50 head of fall pigs. IMPLEMENTS 2 box wagons in good shape; 2 rack wagons in good ghape; 1 McCormick 8 ft. binder in good running order; 2 gang ploW's; 2 01d cultivators; 1 Peoria wheat drill in good shape; 1 McCor- m2cak mower in good a.anning order; I Famners Friend corn dump, 46 feet long; 1 Deere corn planter in good shape; 1 Em- merson hay rake; I potato plow; ] garden plow; 3 sets of har- ness; 1 old set of harness: 1 old roller; 1 disc; 1 old 2/ H. P. gasoline engine; 1 old manuwe spreader; and lot of small tools, etc., electric brooder stove, electric separator. GRAIN AND HAY About 400 bales of clover hay; About 300 bu. of Wisconsin Pride seed oats; About 500 bu. of Gopher oats; 4 bu. of clover seed. ' POULTRY About 150 White Leghorn and Wyandotte chtckenB. LADIES OF HARMONY KETHODIST CEIUIH WILL SERVE LUNCH TERMS OF SALE:--CASH BEFORE REMOVING PROPERTY Not responsible for accidents if any should occur. HOMER B. HARRIS: ADMINISTRATOR of MAY JOHNSTON Estate C.W.