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TOPIC'S OF THE TJJIW.
A CHOICE SELECTION OF INTER
CmmUi u4 CrntrltM Brd Tpum law
Hapnwalaza wf th Uar btlaLartal aa
Only from the solid ground of
crue clear creed bare men done gool,
etr m work in the world. Only cut
of certainty comes power
Stvimd people, woo do not know
bow tu laugn, are always pompous
and self-conceited; that Is. ungentle,
uuchar. table, unchristian.
Whks a retired railroad magnet
tart d lo the genu' .'uroishing (tool
business It seemed second nature to
him to announce a treat run on ties.
Uni. the millenium comes we
(ball all have a deal to put up with,
and had better bear our present bur
den cheerfully than to run helter
skelter where we may And things a
' Those who carefully note the com
parative value of lives in a coni
ujun ty will ioon learn that the ele
ment which cuuuts for most in that
subtle tbing which we call persoual
Now that Emperor William has
takeu to writing war poems the peace
of Europe may be regar led as as
sured. Murdering tbe muse is a
more engrossing pursuit than mowing
down men with Maxim guns.
T.ieke are few nobler missions
than that w bleb lioston and 1 ri.U
delpuia have established In giving
away flowering plants j'rotu the parks
Instead of letting them periso with
tbe cold. As the Newport Journal
says: "Rich and poor are served
alike. The first comers after an ap
proach of frot gets the plants
wanted, but their mot merciful mf
sion is realised whfn lu the tene
ment houe windows."
; Lovpoxeks are laughing over a
story aoent Ma k Twa.n and bis lit
tie daughter. Home one, It is sa d,
asked the laiter about one of her
books, and was an-
twered: "lleally, I can't give an
opit.mn. 1'apa's books bore mc ter
ribly. 1 haven't read half of tbem.
J apa is tbe nicest thing In the wor.d,
but, oh. dear! I do wish he was not
a famous funny man." 1'rotably no
one would laugh more heartily over
such a criticism from such a source
tban Mr. Clemens.
Jamk- Anthony ri:nc;E was one
of the most facile writers of oglisli
!n his time, and among his volumi
nous writiugs are e-savs arid sketches
which ar.1 Uk ly ',o occupy a perma
nent place in Kn'ish literature
Though he often sho wed keen histor
ical is-i,'bt, his warmest admirer
will hardly call hirn a great hislor an.
Jie whs. however, a most inteteatiog
writer on liistoraal topics. 1'erbaps
bis .,Hear: A Sketch." is net sur
passel by aevthm,' in its cla-g, and
many of his shortest pieces are of al
most erjua.' interest
TiiK f- are no short cuts to happi
ness. The only w,iy a roan can le
happy Is to be true to hiruself and
bis fellow men and d his duty. Such
conduct leads through diflicult ana
dlsagreeahle way oftatimns, but
after all is tbe only road to happi
ness. Ihe roan who Is willing to be
a rascal U)4ay la order to get money
be fancies will make bim happy to
morrow is getting farther away from
peace and tranquility with every
breath and every heart beat The
man who is honest arid doing faith
fully b.s duty as he truly sees It, is
tbe only t.ne. rich or poor, who finds
While small-pox has leen brought
within comparative control by vac-
Clnation there are other deadly dis
eases over wbich, until within recent
times, the science of medicine bas
been unable to exert any beck.
Among these are croup and diph
theria. A number of European
scientists have been devoting th ir
time to study of these diseases, as
Pasteur, Ko k and others have done
In the field of bacteriology, woiking
with more specific aim in different
directions Tbe mortality among
children from diphtheria especially
is so high, often keeping up a pace of
25 per cent , that any preventive of
ao frightful a plague is hailed with
agernes. While it is not true that
medical science yet claims infallj- J
Mlity for tbe croup or diphtheria
preventives, It is known by actual
results that they are effectual to a
Urge degree; it ..only the aurabl.1? (
ot tbe protection thsy afford that Is
In doubt and that time alone can
Oxe of our recent accessions from
the population of Europe, for which
we have no reason to be thankful, Is
that of Reskln, tbe Ionian, lie Is
i fellow who goes and asks for em
toy -Mat, and If be does not get tt
peeeeAe to bomoara wltb stones the
met or resMeooe or too person who
to refuse i he
I InbJ belplesaoes ty the police tud
I UkfQ to the station, he stated hi
! p atforni thus- Jle wanted It uoder
I too that tie watarcd hot Anarchist;
tbat he woud yet dowu all the rich
capitalists of America, and ai-o the
! American Government He dec'ared
' that Anierira was compelled to feed
and clothe hm. and he was go'ng to
j see that she did it He admitted
that lie sU.ne t the Pullman resi
dence, and said be did it because Mr.
Pullman refused to help tbe poor.
Now. a vagabond, penol es Russian
who come alone with a determina
tion to conquer the leited States, is
a notable sort of person. It Inevita
bly excites svmpathy for the l.usaian
Czar to consider that be ba a country
oiled to threat part with fel'ows like
Thk lively discussion of the cer
tainty of death by electricity receives
a new impulse from tbe testimony of
Ir. I'. J. Gibbons of ."yracuse, N. V.
Ir Gibbon maintained that the
voltage of toe current ued In the
execution of tbe death penalty In
New York (1,70'Jj Is sufficient to pro
duce death, lie attended a capital
' execution in November, HM. One
thousand even hundred and forty
volts were used and the v'ctim
seemed to have been killed. Two
hours after life had le n pronounced
extinct Gibbon trained ac es to tbe
body and w.thout lni.truo.eou, but
by the use of the com jion means for
Inducing artificial respiration ob
tained signs of lingering life In the
body of the convict. He was Inter
ruoted by th warden, who forbade
him to go on with the exjrliuent,
an I shortly the lody was given over
to the surgeons for tbe autopsy. Gib
bons' storv Is startling. It w 11 re
quire something more than a mere
assertion of theories I y electricians
to dl abti-e the public mind of tbe
suspicion that criminals subjected to
the death sentence In New Vork are
more frequently victims of the doc
tor's knife than of the electric, cur
rent The abolishment of hangiug
was ret. a r. led a a step In the dic
tion o! greater hun annness, but who
fari say that the electrical method
with It reported burning of human
R h an 1 Its possible accompaniment
of horrors of the kind Jr. Ciblious
suggests has been serviceable as a
T 'r downfall of a tnao like Fred
W. Tort, r lat auditor of the Hock
Island lla'lroad, i one of the great
est shocks th t can be given t man's
faith in numanlty. Here was a man
who in his family, business and
so lal rtlati- ns was apparently above
reproach, who now turus out to have
ben living a double life and leaves
a r. ost unenviable record blackened
with thefv on a large scale and to
gether with tolerably strong evidence
of suicide to a vo'd facing exposure.
A rob! er and a coward. He was a
man aeain-t whom no suspicion
rested and whom bis friends really
loved for his apparent nobility of
character, and et it appears that he
has tjeen a veritable r. Jckyll and
.Mr. Hyde, for his stealings there
are politer terms but this is good
Engiis'i were going on through a
series of f-ars, wh lc hi neighbors
and acquaintances wrs learning to
love. truit and heap honors upon
h m frucb things are a great shock
and are strong arguments for the
pessimists who argue that every man
has bis price. However, the lesson
of such a I fe is as strong an argu
ment aga nst double-dealing, living
lyond means and tbe crooheoness
that Inevitably lellows as could be
given. Such men sacrillce honor and
cons ience and ri-k reputation In the
vain bope cf taking a short cut to
happiness. Such rascality is rarely
long concealed, and even If success,
fully hidden for a long time is any
one fool enough to believe that there
can be anything In it but hell on
A Hot ftlrte.
Probably one of the mot thrilling
rides ever heard of occurred on the
Lebanon Valley branch of the Head
ing road. A young man crawled Into
the abpit of a Wooteo engine at
Harrlsburg this morning. The pit is
divided Into two sections, and both
ire directly beneath the firegrate.
He entered tn rough under the door
of tbe fire-box and took a teat in tbe
second compartment, unobserved by
the et gioeer or flreuian. Shortly af
ter taking this positioo the engine
was attached to the fast Hoe, and
started for this city. W hen tbe train
stinnnrl t. I.obesonla. twelves ml lei
west of Heading, the (lie man was
startled by seeing a tall young man,
all covered with ashes, stick bis head
out of the opening (elow tbe tire-box
w - J"
there and where?" aked tbe fireman.
, "At Harrlsburg." "And you were
i not burned'-" "Well, it kept me
I hustling to dodge the hot coals as
they dropped down on ma It was a
great ride, partner," he said, and
hurriedly left a the t rain pulled away
t from the station. Tbe engineer says
1 M e only thing that saved the man
from being burned up was that tbe
. Ore had been puddled wltb large coal
' before leaving Harrlsburg Philadel
phia Public Ledger.
KISSED HIS MOTHER.
fh Ml la u powk la h mNIm
A 1 nt lb itawv
1 llMI t'W U ll "
hul wLlii 1mm M l-oa
Hit HI lb tbiDk (a tea.
bM. is apii of tlx trui aa aacw
Ot i'iaa4 KMaa.ir tM,
L4, liaiErast l.tla kMm
1 ksi4 a tuMHw? batilad aoa,
A o4 tt mau4 ui a tumrry iaufta. -
Ai a t fctirw Ll- wit II eua O' 4Jt w
Woua4 t Uk a cuoi.iruns ttaJf
1 d tba uiua ud lb i iiir til irosbia,
Hv$m Hlllli ai .7I ' -
(jf I brt to LJ1 US m
W baa UunA ail tiit f an vronf.
I turad at iLarliok at tbagaia latclt, "
Ai.A ot LU Ktatllf k . ,
Ala. ! B ytta u 4aar,
t-lK Ua g f a p am-aitt bMwa. j
it toM ol a a-aaafaai ttirpoa, t
Of a trav a-d daxum will ;
A fata w.tb p o.i.1 la It, .
1 bat, o grant, Ho ratfi fnlflU.
Ea want op tba patbwtjr alngiag;
I il tta wot. u f M
C row bribt wtib a ao u.la a wkacu
At uDAliiba wallua tba kl.
bca agaiu. Wtftbamrl m 4lMf,"
ha en- A. ana bw t u !
Thm lo.a la tbat waa upliftad
kvt wbat auua uautbar a miaa
Tbat boy will in o dapvad oa ;
I iM,ld tai ibla u trua
FitMu u4a la kxa wltb tbair mot hart
I'ur brat bar aa grww.
Larto if. auda.t baart bs bora lorlcg baarta.
r. aca ltua aag a rtb bwgan ;
Aaa ba luf mo a lua Bautbar
1 a ary iarb a maa.
w EirliLian luiaU.faar.
NUGGET CWMP'S HERO.
Tbe bridge over tbe ravine .'ut
east of Nug.et Camp was Onished.
Gu iluyler, the young civil en
gineer having tbe w?rk lo charge,
tad left tbe camp with his men to
build one at tbe other end of tbe
rai way. and trains Dad been ruu
Dlng through Nugget dally for a
week or more.
Tbe men In tbe postofflce were
ta'klng atout the bridge.
To change the subject," said Hi
King. "I wonder if we won't see the
jouug engineer cbap back heie ag'in
"1 see what yer drlvln' at," ex
claimed old JJob toonier from his
scat In tbe biocuit Ixjx the pot
ofllce was grocery as well and he
smiled good-natu redly.
The man next to the big miner
old Lee Harding looke 1 at him
w ith a pu.iled stare, then dropped
bis bloodshot ees to tho flfK)".
"Iion't believe the youue feller
ccu'd help lovln' atble bans,"
Hob C'oomer cootiuu d ' I've seen
sta k o' gals, bulb old Mark liana's
little daughter lat's 'em all."
bet he does come back," put in
a other. ! saw 'em say good-by.
( ouidn't help it, but 1 dldu't let on 1
P'raps that's what makes the
bridge take so long to build," said
Hi King, Jo.ltigly,
' lioys," cried old lion Coomer,
Io-'klng through tbe open door down
the rbal, here comes 1 111! Wonder
If C at hie gits a letter."
Mie han't got none afore." said
Tim Lynch. ' I've accidentally hung
a' out here every day since the young
feller been gone, md when fhe'd
come and ask if there mlghn't 1
sunithing ler her daa or her, Ijlll
Held never bad a postal keard even.
This Is near two weeks gone by."
Just then the postmaster came in,
ma!) bag over his shoulder.
Mall hu ed et?"
"In a minute," the postmaster an
swered. A short silence.
This time old Lee Harding asked
the question, acd tome of the men
-Ye an t e pectin' a love letter, be
ve. Lee?" queried Hi King.
The old man did not answer.
All d'.ne now, gents," ald the
Postmaster. ! etter for ill, paper
for Tim, letter for l ob."
Vbo else gets news in Nug
get?" asked Hob.
The poiluiaster mentioned three
other men In the camp, and said that
lh re-t of the mall wu for the neigh
"Well," said Hob, "time to go to
And he left the building with tbe
letlii the postmaster gave blui un
Hard luck?" Hi King commented, i
"Wonder If tbe young engineer chap's
forgot all 'bout Cathie?"
Cut hie liana bad entered the low
celllnged room and was standing at
that pari of the counter where the;
1'imtmastcr gave out the mail.
Her bead was uncovered and her
dark hair fell over her shoulders.
With one hand she brushid It back
as he faced the postmaster.
ome uar " he asked; "you
must l 'bout out to day."
Is there oo mall for dad or me?"
she asked hopefully
Then when the prwtnastcr told
her there was none, t ee Harding saw
her draw a letter from her pocket
and leave It in tbe letter box.
Tho tiixt day and each noon after
that he was tbere when the mall ar
rived. Cathie I)ana would come a look of
hoi on bei sweet face, then go away
disheartened, for no answer ever
( Mine to the letter tbat Lee Harding
saw her leave.
Hy and bv she would only ask for
m 11 at interval of two and three
days: then came a time when a week
The summer passed.
Autumn set In and a fire was kept
burning in tbe postol ce stove.
Two trains ran through the little
camp then one at 9 oMock each
Nugget was growing. .
Jt boasted of a concert ball and
These drew the men fiom the post
oTVe, only old J ee llarnlog remain
ing out of the coterie tbat formerly
chatted and played card on tbe
boxes and barrels.
He did the lough work of the
place for a small weekly wage and a
Oram oow and then of li ,uor from a
barrel In IU cellar.
One night he sat dozing, wltb bit
! be d against tbe big desk.
Tt posttsMvfr was on a tall eta r
be hit 4 it drumming wltb a pi-e of
pencil on a pw-c vt ..uarti.
"Tbat letter this morning 44
he'd t-e her tonight" tbe puatmaw
ter legau. jerkily, talking tu b to wit
"I'm in a pretty Oi. I wihe4 I
hadn't meddled w th their love af
fair." Then Held was silent for a short
Hut Guy Huyler got the work.1 was
after." be began again. nd I want
ed some revenge, l'v got It, loo.
Hit lettei ah w be loves tbe girl,
and here he is coming out bere again,
leaving busine-n. to see why tbe
biisn't answered theui
Another tib nce.
If 1 could only get out of thlt
scrape.'" he exclaimed '1 wish the
train would run oi the track Isal
himl Tbe bridge:"
Pll da It! I'll
He bad come from behind the dek,
and at tbe sight of old l ee Harding
be ceased peaklng with a low curse,
W ake up!" he cried, a an Idea
teemed to strike bim. -'Here's a
And be poured out some liquor in
a g ass for old Lee.
Harding started up and took tbe
glais, aod i eid hurried out with a re
lieved look on his dark face.
Tarnat'on:' exclaimed the o!d
man In a da ed voice. -Whatdldbe
mean, anyhow Gur Huyie letters
comin' lo-nlgbt tb bridge," be
Then he staggered to his feet and
threw bis ll'juor to the four.
Next he bui ried out of tbe buildlrg
and totter-d oT toward the railway.
He ga.e a few criis that be hoped
woul 1 bring them from the concert
hall of the tavern, but they never
beard bim. The night was cold and
ail the windows of all resorts were
A n hour passed.
"Have you beard the train go
through?" said Hi King, as he sat In
the tavern with Boh Coomer and
some of trie other miners
'tome to think, 1 haven't," Hob
exclaimed "An' if lat Look at
the io k:"
"Half arter 0."
"She an t been so late as this since
she cnoirix need running."
Just as that moment the conductor
of the eveulng train came in.
"Hoys!" he exclaimed, "one of your
friends Is aUmt done for: Hut men
are bringing hlio here If vou'e a
doctor about rouse him up."
"What's hapjeiied?" asked I'.ob,
excitedly. "You're as pale a- death,
"Why, the whole train load of us
came near losing our lives Just out
here on the big bridge half an hour
ago," tbe man returned. "There was
ao obstruction on the track. Your
friend ran d ;wn and warned the en
k'lne drher just In time to save us."
"And tbe man?'-
The engine threw h m Into the
ravit e. It was a wonder be was not
As the conductor ceased tp aklng
some raitway men binught In a
strefher on wnich was the l.ruD and
apparently iireiefts form of Lee Hard
ing. The men gathered about him, sym
pathy softening their faces, and 15ob
"Lee, old bov, you're here."
The In ured man opened his eyes
and looked up at liob.
"Twtn't nclhln'," he declared.
"An' Ho 1 1, the young surveyor chap's
comin to see why Cathie did'nt an
swer bis letters You'll have to get
another postmaster. He stopiied tbclr
letters and tried to wreck theet
prets, an' he's skipped."
"Well, I'm flabbergasted!" growled
I'.oh. "loc" be added to tbe short
man who had lcn examining lee
Harding, "if you don't puil Lee
through well, I won't answer for
your safety round here"
Tbe frontier do tor said nothing
for some time, but at lasth - told
them tbere was little to fear.
Then six or eight of the party left
tho tavern to m:o If they ould Dad
Hut when old Lee Harding became
postmaster, Cathie's letters came, -f?an
M'weft' Hurtling Hush.
Onn of the great wonders of the
vegetable kingdom Is tbe Welwitsch
laiulrabilis. It grows on the barren
land of the western sida of Africa,
where rain is almost unknown and
the only moisture is that from dews
which fa i at u ghu This p aol was
discovered In If.uby Hr. W'eiwiUch,
an eminent scientific traveler. The
W'elwitschia Is a tree which lives for
many jears, many specimens are es.
tioiated beyond lou years old.
hvery year of its life lncreas i Its
she yet it never grow higher. KIs
tng Just abovo tbe ground, this
strange plant, looking like a rough
round table regular y enlarges by add
ing concentric layers to it i Ircum
ference. The flat upper surface cf
the trunk 1 very bard and dark, re
sembling In inloi and texture tho
crust ol an overbaked loaf. 1 be trunk
attains th be of from fourteen to
eighteen feet in circumferance, but
is never but a few inches above the
The W'elwitschia is remarkable in
the fact tbat it never lo-es Its first
two leaves and never gets any more.
These leaves increase in site year
after year unt I tbey attain the
length of sii or eight feet or more.
They are Hat and leathery and fre
quently split Into numerous stran
ln India are many plants wonderful
tu tbeir luminous qualities. The
anthisklrU anatnera Is a plant luiu-
; I no in during the night of tbe rainy
season. A plant known In Kuropo as
dictamrius fraxiteila bas tbe same
qua ttv and Is also found In tbe III.
inaaya. Writers tbere speak oi
bushes burning and yet not con
sumed. Could that burning bush of
Moses have been of tbat ordeif
HEAL RURAL HEADI NU
WILL BE FOUND IN THl Dt.
Whwat Mrw V alaal U Tbaa t ara- Sow
Ata UTrrHw iwa mum - s smM
rial'urwi far Urtfuc l'w-la- tUw lo
Irwcat Waal l I aaaawr.
IT ATOM tita (t'wrflaalaf af C latwraa.
Farruers ofu-u have lroutie during
heavy rains in keeping their nsteru
from oven.owlog. A dampneas near
the bouse cause a dt-iup. wet cellar,
which should le strenuously avo.drd.
1 he aocoinjianying illustration, from
a sketch in tbe American Agr.cul
lurisl, preerts a plan for avoiding
such oerdi.wifig cistern A foiked
pipe Is fastened Into the rain gutter
or lecelver from the roof. At the
junction of the two arm or twitch
pipe there Is a shut off wh cb l op
erated by a wire rod. which a it ap
pear In tbe Illustration turus the
olwlructlon plate within tne plr. and
ttopt It entrance into th cistern
wbeo tbe lat er It considered full
enough. The other p.pe carlet the
MTIII ros HIIMH"
water away Into a drain or ditch that
Is p oix-rly made and coverel. This
kecj s every th ne dry atout tbe house,
and the annoyance so often wen on
tbe farm in wet weather Is avoided.
The cistern Is located back of the
kitchen, under the platform and st'-p
of the porch. llng at band when wa
ter is wanted, adding much in the
cnvcn enc to tbe houewife and sav
ing tbe labor of carryl g it f ro n a
barrel or other receptacle near the
house, set out to Catch the waK-r.
A lirmmMrli TatilM.
Very few Isiys might think that
three broomsticks, a square and tri
angular piece of boa.d and a few
nails, If use! In the right places, will
produce a table Saw tho sticks
from three old brooms of the tains
si, masing the cut cloe to the
broom, obtain a square and a trian
gular picoi of pine loard; thes .uare
oue shou d be twelve Inches and tho
tiiangular one twelve Indus ou a
side. With a bit the sLe of the
large end of a brooms' Ick t ore three
ho;es in the under side of the top or
TiitmMoTli'ij; rtm e.
square loard at an angle, fasten the
sticks In these hole and nail or
wrew them securely f.om tbe top
wltb rcrew pasi through tbe
broomsticks; ecare the triangular
P ece half way between the top and
the floor lo fouo a sort of under
shelf, and, with a coat of ualnt, the
finished table will look like the lilus.
A Mhw4 1'U! form for llrltlng I'nat.
In driving ience pou a platform
of some kind Is re,u red for tbe oper
ator to stand upon when manipulat
ing the sledge. This Is usually a
cumbersome hjx that is ro.led and
tumbled from one po-1 to another as
the work progresses and if the ground
Is'iineveo the sup, ort I very unsteady
rendering the work unnecessarily
tiresome fur the operator. It takes
but a little while to con-iruci a
wheeled platform Lke the one illus
trated herewith. 'Ihe lop or plat-
MOVASI.I rilM riJTTOtwL
form is three feet In length and two
and a balf feet wide and twenn-elght
inciie from the ground The wheels
tumid be tlx or eight Inchet In diam
eter and may le of wood or Iron, tbe
handle aie four and a half feet long
with a step uhlled oo top of tbem as
shown In trie sketch. Thlt arrange
ment wlil prove h nuiy in gathering
aptile from the lower branches ol
trees and for many other, purposes
alsjut tho farm.
Illat lo Maitar Makars.
Farmer's wives who make butter tt
home, and a tint-das artlclo, war
uileu make ao extra price by selling
to fan-Met wh art uoWe to J
butler salt enoogn for tbeir if
rjloe tUilotuei w.il pay art
price fr butter lo suuil print
. nidual squaie ilisaltuad
,e to wrap lb- butter In butler
per. It i not .pensive and tbe
l-r handles m cb more nicely
rfni i. u u t of s t and i
that ol-wolvet eaallv, ctherwiJ
butier may look trcaked. Ctiur
ten and use a thermometer to
the tenjperatiiie of the t rrani. I
s to P. is atJUt ri.ou I
dejnds j-artiy on the waimih o:
room the butt r I churned in,
p.rtly on Ihe kind of g sin the
r led. Hu alo trl ten meal
niske the butter softer Ihna
other feed and tbe rreatu nefl n
as warm, uolea cotUmved m
used to balunce It, as tbe I
nukes hard butter. lo not fa
give tbe cows plenty of salt. H,
iments have shown lbl cvjwt do
ler alted dally, thao less Ire ue
Is usually done. 'oiuii keep a I
of "horse salt" In ea b ciw' s
This she can lb k every day if
ttrllwr Tbaa fora.
Wheal is more valuable tban rJ
pound for pjund, a a I
wnere muscle aod lean iff
are wanted. It Is not (
as valuable to feed to fatted
hugs, utile steamed ( r soaked t
ouglily Hut ground half and
w.tn corn It will excel corn
straight feed, as it furnishes
ni cesarv food lo grow lean o,
maklnir U tU r ffk tut food thao
loo fat h ir tiroduct. For nearly
other feed wheat Is better than oi
Jl should I crushed for cattle
b.res, though horse If tbe r li
are g-od. 111 do well on entire wt,
Mieep do well on It led whole. 'J
of thousand of sheep iu the N'
wet arc fed ca' b winter ou v
and tilted f r the markets. Chu i
thrive wonderfully well oo wh-a:
fa L 1 know of uo belter fee l
hens desired lo lay, unlet ItU g-l
bone ground L U nade, X
Owilrw for Irlltnc Tr,
In felling leaning tree they J
crally piil and waste so mucu .
tbat some wy of prcventin.'
tpilttirig stiouid be ad"! I d, as
T, rerun i7 or l.i'xnita.
t range Judd Farmer. Get
b!ac smith to bend a bar of
about an Inch thick and s i
inches long in th : shape of rL
Cut Hie side of the tree at C, '
draw the saw. drive In the I on
the points I; H arid the tree Is r
tor sawing from the opposite
W hen the tree is tawed u
through tbe saw may 1-e witbdr
tne iron removed and tbe sai
completed from the first cut.
Spring t rupa ,k laU t'rn.
I'nless the season is unf.nor
the markets are almost Invar
glutted with fruit and produi
the fall aod winter. Kverroodv
wants lo mil, to tea!ii:e morn-)
current expenses and prices ar
often ,e.u and uoremuneral
The p oluction of early stuff a
tigus, straw! e rlcs, and other
tables and irults. Is not so com
u thesupie crops, and wh.'n a
market Is convenient this early t
is generally th! most profitable.
Spring and eany summer mar,
lrf-tter paylt.g one than the
uarset. 'J his Is a great polo t,
wcil worthy the fartuer' Usl col
! of udilrr.
Nothing ever occuried to brn i
Iowa iartiicr to a realizing sei.J
tne wicked wastefulness he has
pra-ticing in not saving his con
dcr. like the drought of the pr
season. 'Jbe early drought In j
the hay crop ery greatly, and
corn fodder I being sold I itj
street of the cities and vlllagJ
place of hay. Hoard' Hairymai
I arm ftotwa,
Hktiku hire a little more
than to koep the iKiys out of sci
Ir Is well to remember that I
muscle rather than fat that Is ni
by breeding uck, a fat leads tj
of energy, if not of health and
Tmk tin cao filled with tweeti
water and placed at various pons
toe orchard of the Oklahoma K
tnenl Station proved very el
Hi.i. your hotbedt with litu
tbe fall so that the ground wit
ireee. j;epiace this wltb mJ
In the spring and Ihe planting
proceed without delay
It Is authoritatively stated
the white pine of the Northwest
nearly exhausted that there is
licaily no further supply for tli
We have certainly reached the
wnere timber culture holdt ol
fair promise of profit.
A w mien In Home and larro
that th'j lst way to keep swet a
taio seed from rotting is U dig
after the tirt light frost an
them in a round bean, stack
suits around them four in bet l
then rover about four Inchet
dirt and put a dry abetter over if
never put over thirty bushel t
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