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USS LANGLEY /N 1922, THE OLD NAVY COLLIER JUPITER, UNDERWENT A STRANGE TRANSFORMATION--HER SUPERSTRUCTURE WAS CUT DOWN -.-HER STACKS REMOVED---AND HER ENTIRE TOPSIDE COVERED FROM STEIVl TO STERN, RECO/CW~ISSlONED THE USS LANGLEY AND DESIG. ~ .~ HATED C'Y.I, THE OLD FUEL SHIP ~:. ~-: '.~ ' t ~- HAD THE DISTINCTION OF 8ECOM* ~~:~ NAW'S FIRU Ju .Juu r liWts, CARR/ER, MANY OF WORLD W,~R~- ~~ -. ~:! its MOST FAMOUS I~ECEIVED THEIR CARRIER TRAINING ~ f~~ THE THE OLD lie kLdkim gEf .covF m WAGON" HAD TO SE "Ni l i mWmml mmmEi DESTROYED BY HER ESCORTS OFF ~f~ I : | JIAVA ~ 1942 mm ', WA']L'Cn COWS FOR' barns. There may also be an inter- VITAI~EIN h I.~CK ruption in the reproductive cycle, When a cow has good pasture, and difficult breeding. or plenty of good green forage, she A 1,200 pound cow needs about is not likely to lack vitamin A. 72 milligrams of carotene or about However, with a shortage of late 120, 000 units of vitamin A per day. summer pasture and with straw or This means about nine to ten lb. poor quality hay as winter feed,of good prairie hay, or 13 to 15 lbs, these may be a deficiency problem, of silage, or 8 to 10 lbs. of grass sil- Vitamin A has an important part age, suggests. Clarence C. Olsoa, in keeping animals healthy. It con- NDAC extension dairyman. cea-ns ~he mttcous membranes of However, if your alfalfa has lost the body, especially the linings of most of its leaves, or your prairie the digestive and respiratoz~y tracks, hay was cut late, it will take 20 to and the health of the unborn calf. z7 pounds of hay to meet her needs. Vitamin A shortage may show up first in the birth of several weak, rough looking, sickly calves. Calves are born with little or no stored vitamin A in their bodies, and if the cows are deficient, the calves can get little help from their mothers' milk. In >ld~r animals, respiratory troubles such as coughing, colds and pneumonia, may show up. In severe eases of vitamin A shortage, there may be evidence of night blindnss. Cows may run into things, specially when going from light to dark or dark to light surroundings, such as going in and out of loafing In the last 2 months before calving, the cow's needs go up by one-half more. Then she j uat cannat eat enough hay to meet her requzre- znent. If you have just a little good hay, stretch it out over a long per- iod of time. or at least, save ~t for use later in the winter. Cod liver and fish oil supplements work free for poultry and peaplc, but not for cows. Don't try it. Use a vitamin A concentrate or alfalfa leaf meal in the grain mix- ture. Most commercial concentrates have vitamins added. Check yours to be sure the animals are getting enough. CAT WORSHIPPERS AS A 5/6/ OF ~/N~ ,wCl'z o. BLESSED PEST 7D c~/A~ ~ ~. 90 Sr~ES~F~L BE),t~'D MAT:.]RH'YW/T'/4 /A/I'~