The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, September 05, 1895, Image 6

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(nuBtnltind Criticisms Baaed L'poa
ihe Happening of the Day Hie
orical and Newe Notes.
it appears that Holmes murdered bU
victims ami made no bones aliout it
lawyers have been known to tell the
Iniii. They will do anything to win
a ease.
A German chemist has discovered
lmw to make artificial musk cheaply.
li-m'i let that man get away.
IT Filzsimmons Is debarred from the
l-:ze r'.iw because of his Syracuse expe-rieni-c
he ought to be able to tiud a uew
sphere of usefulness in Congress.
A dispatch from Deckertowu, N. J
nays that a pilot snake at that place
killed a cow. a $100 dog and a $1
pig the other day. How the 5o-eent
liar escaped Is uot explained.
Whether or not the Cuban rebels are
making any progress, the fact that Gen.
Campos has ordered 1,300 pounds of
quinine for his soldiers Is evidence I'.l
Spain" haughty power has begun to
Japan is nuietly adouting many Arner- '
lean Inventions for its own use without
the formality of purchasing them, and
iu time w ill learn how to make shoddy
goods ami adulterate all its food pro- j
ducts. Japan is a promising country.
... .
The Houston Post says: The best
way to get rid of grass In the streets is
to have them paved with asphalt or
tooe." True; the St Louis plan of
trusting to cows and goats to keep the
business streets clear of grass is n,ever J
entl-ely successful.
A Frenchman proposes a tax on cor
nets, tie maintains tbat the corset is
a luxury and its use a harmful defer
ence to an antiquated dictum of fashion.
-X In France alone about 9,000,000 cor--HMmare
worn out annually, even a very
-light (tax would appreciably benefit the
evenyawning exchequer. The French
:ina.B' iaea is on par wltb the Italian's,
who lam yr proposed to levy a tax on
ThAre 1s a growing conviction In En
gland that rudeness Is a distinctive
characteristic of what are known as
well-bred crowds. The London World
points out tbat the scenes in the ante
rooms at the Queen's reception would
disgrace a mass meeting of bricklay
ers, and ca!l attention to the fact that
-san IrlaA nivnp ni vnot4a tVia a ti rt I snso
Is always disturbed by well-dressed
. A .!. . l . 1. 1. . .
Woman no longer brings with ber Into
. public places a silent demand for cour
' tesy. Sh,? repudiates It aa a conces
sion t weakness. '
If Mayor Holland, of Dallas, Tex., is
a fair specimen of Texas Mayors they
most be a set of blooming idiots. Mayor
Holland wants the Corbett-Fitxsim-tuons
fight to come off there because
"It will attract the leading men of the
world and will give these men of cap
ital who attend such an Insight into the
advantages of Texas as they never
could under other circumstances ob
tain." It would hardly seem necessary
to inform this Texas ignoramus that
tbe gamblers, toughs, thugs and brutes
who will attend the fight are not the
leading men of the world and tbat tlie j
Investments they will make will be con- j
fined strictly to the price of admission j
and to whatever whisky they may con-
same. If this Is the kind of visitors
aad investing the Mayor of Dallas
wants It Is a pity that Chicago alone
could not accommodate him with sev
eral thousand.
After England's vacillating policy In
respect to "tbe unspeakable Turk" and
the Armenian question, Mr. Gladstone's
direct, vigorous words on the subject
are refreshing With till the force and
vigor which he ever displayed When In
bis prime the ex -premier In his speech
at Chester denounced tbe Turkish Gov
ernment for "its horrible, infernal
work" with the Armenians and called
upon her majesty's government to take
such action as will forever prevent a
repetition of the outrages. The entire
nation, he thinks, is ready, Irrespective
of party, to support tbe government In
whatever steps of this kind It may take,
lie would have England refuse to ac--ept
any more of tbe Turk's promises.
The way to accept the sultan's promise
of reform Is to make It impossible for
bin to break the promise. The rest of
Christian civilization echoes Mr. Glad
stone's words. England, wltb ber nu
merous international complications, has
been strangely timid to take harsh
saeasares with Turkey. It Is time for
another line of action and it is emln
atly fitting that the Inspiring force In
this movement should come from Glad
atone. It England sets the Inltatlve It
H hardly convelvable that tbe rest of
'arkrtian Europe should fall to lend ber
'te support
The death of George F. Boot will
awaken reminiscences In nearly every
In the north Even where bis
was not Identified wltb tbe songs
be wrote, the songs themselves bare
tjssa familiar' for a period of nearly
thirty years. Mr. Boot's life, which
waa eminently that of generous and
ftevaMe maa, was almost entirely de
viated to mule. During I be middle
years of the century be, with other welt
fcaosra nyaatclane Ilka Dr. Lowell Ma
ss and William B. Bradbury, rotated
ttt Met of whatever popabtr tmt
CJ fawliBBUt tha country had. Hfci
'zZM M aa ndocator 4M not deprlvs
. .' j a owObCSm far rompcamf, tad
itvWtms7jaMiu "Baas!
V ET2 tXS wkta few who
I recall the early 'fSJ's will rememoer for
Its extraordinary popinirity. The ar.
however, gave hltn his Wit Inspiration
and under the forve of that but
bracing Inspiration be wrote the none
which were to be beard iu every home
ami at every' camprire. The list of
i names of these remarkable instance
of popular sous making. uie of theu
still of daily familiarity, is Itself ig
gestive of the man and his work. It
comprises: "The Battle Cry of Free
dom," "The Vacant Chair.' "Tramp.
Tramp." "Just Before the Battle," "Old
Folks Are (lone," "Staud I'p for I'ncle
Sam" and many more breathing the pat
riotic spirit. It was a wholesome,
cheering Influence w hich the s ong writ
er contributed In the gloomy days of
the war. How much his work counted
in stimulating the people of the north
and In making their trials lighter It
would be hard to say. His songs were
made to strike the popular heart, and
the way iu w hich they reached their ob
ject is remarkable. The regret at the
death of this high-tnluded and estima
ble man Is softened by the memory of a
life full of years and helpful deeds.
He Owned that Fly.
It was on the west-lwuind express
over the Michigan Central the other
afternoon. A fat man, who had been
complaining of the heat, dust, rate of
progress and many other things finally
decided to take a nap. Before getting
settled down and clotting his eyes he
w-as seen by those nearest him to take
an artificial fly from his vest pocket
and place It on his none, but it was a
quarter of an hour before It attracted
attention. Then a woman looked back
and noticed It and said to ber hus
band. 'Samuel, do you see that? You had
better go and brush that fly off that
poor man s nose. It s a wonder be can
sleep with It, but I s'pose he's tired
"Ves, I guess I'll do that much for
him," replied the (nan, and be rose up
and went back. The fly was quiet,
and he advanced his thumb and finger
and carefully picked It off and dropped
It on the floor.
"Wha-what Is it?" asked the bald
headed man as he roused up.
"A fly on your nose, sir."
"A fly, eh! Where Is It? Ah! I see."
He picked It up and replaced It on his
nose and said:
"Sir, I would thank you to mind your
own business! This Is my fly. I bought
him for ten cents. Attend to your own
fly and I will to miner
He leaned back for another nap. and
after looking at hi in In a bewildered
way for half a minute the fanner re
turned to bis wife.
"What Is it, Samuel?" she asked.
"Nuthln' nuthln', 'cept if I had that
feller down tn our tamarack swamp I'd
maul him till be couldn't breath fur
tuakin' a fool of me!" Free Press.
Demoralised the System.
"What time will tbat train be in. do
you think?" asked the Impatient man.
"It is purty hard to tell," answered
the agent of the little Southern branch
line. "Sence Bill's tree was cut down
by a pack of dura fool niggers after a
coon he finds It a heap of trouble tuak
in' jest the right time."
"Bill's freer ..
"Yas. Bill, he is the conductor, yon
know. The tree I was speakln' of
stood alongside the track, about thirty
miles up from here, an' when the train
come along and the shadder of the tree
laid acrost the middle of the top rail of
Buck Johnson's fence Bill knowed he
was on time, and could gauge her about
right to git here on schedule time. Now
them fool niggers has cut It down, and .
all BUI has to go by is his own guess.
Company was talklu' some of puttlu' up
a pole In the place whar the tree uster
be, but they bain t done it J it."
Climbing Mont Blanc.
It is an expensive as well as a very
tiresome undertaking to ascend Mont
Blanc. It costs at least $50 a person,
for by tbe law of tbe commune of Cha
mouni each stranger Is obliged to have
two guides and a porter. So far aa
the danger Is concerned, it Is now re
duced to a minimum, but almost every
year the mountain claims a victim. Bad
weather Is the chief thing to be feared
by the guides, and so swiftly does It
come that a cloudless sky may In fif
teen minutes turn to a blinding snow
storm which beats you to tbe ground.
Thus It was some years ago a party of
eleven persons perished. Five were
found frozen stiff In tbe snow; the other
six still He burled In the Glacier des
Boissons. Forty years Is the time al
lowed for the glacier to yield tbem
up in tbe valley below.
A flacky Woman.
On the eve of Decoration Day a
Brooklyn teacher, shortly after she
had stepped on a Fulton ferryboat, felt
some animal running up ber stocking,
stiH tsklnir refiiirA tmAar tha voir a nf
her skirt She grasped ber dress, thus
tightly Imprisoning tbe creature, and.
though shuddering with horror, she
absolutely refrained from making any
outcry. She maintained this self-control
until the boat bad touched the dock
and she had reached the waiting-room,
when she liberated a great wharf-rat.
alaawlar Caae of Blladaesa.
Mrs. Jonathan Rowe. of South Atkin
son, Maine, who bas been totally blind
for twenty years, experienced an odd
partial recovery of her sight a few
days ago. She suddenly became able
to see qalte distinctly one afternoon
about 2 o'clock, bat ber vision was to
tally obscured again In two houra.
Since then aba has been able to aee
rr ery day between about 2 and 4
o'clock la the afternoon, bat during
the) rent of the twenty-four boars Is aa
blind aa formerly.
TlMrw la aa aiacfe talk of men lmpoa-
i t H K management of husbands Is
I a topic not uew. but of never
failing interest to the mass of
women w ho find their matrimonial path
not completely obscured from view by
rose leaves. A clever writer when
aked her views on the subject said:
The wisest women usually know the
least about managing a man. If you
wl-h to gain ideas of value ask a little
woman with a retrousse nose, and a
weakness for bonnets aud changing
fashions. The sensible woman wouldn't
be like her for the world, aud yet teu
to one that little woman has the more
sense of the two 1. e., more sense about
the vital questlous of life relative to
doiuestic happiness. She won't tell you
ber secret of making a devoted slave
out of a selfish every da kind of a man,
but you may depend upon It she doesn't
worry about the butcher aud the baker
aud other bill collectors who call on
the first of the mouth. She buys silk
stocking? and wears ribbon bows on
her underwear, and sews sachet power
Into her gowns aud never lets hltn know
she can wash dishes or make beds or do
commonplace work that you can hire
done for three dollars a week. He, in
the meantime, plunges ahead to get the
money to meet obligations aud keeps np
a stiff life Insurance besides to take
rare of ber after he la gone. He has no
time to flirt. It Isn't a good thing for a
man to have too much time on bis
hands. The best of them are Inclined to
flirt This Is what the pug-nosed wom
an would tell you If she told the truth.
She won't tell you, though. She Is far
too smart to do tbat. Every one has
her business In life. The business of a
married woman Is to make a good man
a model man out of the mail she mar
ries. This Is not simple of achieve
ment. It often requires both courage
and genius. A man scorns the Idea of
being "managed." The mule, who only
went because a turnip was swinging
Just ahead of bis nose didn't know that
the turnip was there to make him go.
Now They Chisel Leather.
Every woman, nowadays, must have
a bit of work "fancy work," by cour
tesyto occupy a stray moment or two.
Embroidery, painting china tea cups,
wood carving, hammering brass each
has bad Iu turn. The present fancy Is
chiseled leather work. The accom
panying Illustration will give the read
er a very good Idea of what chiseled
cut leather la The leather used Is
of the finest and softest and quite cost
ly. For instance, a piece about tbe size
of a photograph costs $4. Tbe beautiful
scroll work designs of the Italian ren
aissance are best adapted for this art
leather work. Tbe pattern Is first traced
upon the leather, and then, with vari
ous sharp little knives like a surgeon's
lancet, the work Is cut In relief the
bolder the better. The veneering of
leaves, etc., is done wltb small Ivory
modeling tools, while undulating direc
tion Is given by tbe lobes of tbe fingers
or by tools that will produce the same
Motbers-ia-Law, Attention.
It would be a good Idea for mothers-in-law
to let their daughters In-lsw
alone where domestic matters are con
cerned, unless their advice Is asked.
This sounds harsh, but It Is meant to be
sensible. The husband's mother, as a
rule, Is too fussy about ber son. Of
course It Is difficult for ber to realize
that another woman and a comparative
stranger, can know as much about
"my boy" aa bis mother does, bnt It's
very often true. So tbat cheery and
wide-awake motber-ln-law, who comes
tn smiling, makes no suggestions, offers
1 D0 ' criticisms. everything splen-
I m ,be, dnd f ' '
' m'n "T? 1 " ,b
""J .i" " .JT"l.r.ZZ
Uses of Old Oar stents.
Never throw away old hats, no mat.,
ter bow dusty or forlorn they may look.
Heuovate them. It Is not nearly so Im
possible as It seems. For Instance,
take an old straw or felt hat It Is
dusty and misshapen. Whlsk It tu-.-r-oughly
and get a hot Iron ready. Ls.y
the bat on an Ironing table, plac a
damp cloth over the brim, press It thor
oughly wltb the hot Iron, and do the
ante with the crown, and yon will find
a crisp, bright, brand new hat or aa
good. To renovate silk waists, rip the
ilk from tha lining, put it In a plat of
apbtfrfi and rob It thoroughly. Thaw
taka it oat, lay It on a doth aad rub it
vw vary quickly with a placa of flaa
Mt mattl qnlta dry. Tbe silk will then
joiid repair, get a five-cent package of
borax and dissolve It lu a pall of tepid
w ater. Let the goods soak iu the water
and next morning rub them a little on
the baud, squeezing rather than wring
ing them out of the water. Before they
are quite dry press them ou the wrong
side with a hot Iron.
Lady Drummer on a Wheel.
St, Louis Is the first city to put a lady
drummer on the road, aud on a bicycle
at that Miss Ella M. Henley bears
the distinction of being the pioneer
f'llsl-druuimer and a vinegar com
pany that of lelug enterprising enough
to try the experiment, which has prov
ed successful. IMss Henley has been
on the road for two years, and makes
all towns within riding distance oh her
bicycle. She travels through the North
west and thus far has been very suc
cessful In business. A few days be
fore she enters a town she sends a card
bearing the following words to every
vinegar merchant:
"Iear Sir: I shall wheel Into your
city on or about , and trust you will
save your orders for me."
The card also bears a picture of Miss
Henley, clad In bloomers and sitting on
her bicycle. Tbe card usually attracts
so much attention that the merchants
MISS Kl.t.A M. HEff LET.
eagerly await the coming of tbe sweet
girl who sells the sour stuff. When she
arrives she commands attention at once
and often secures an audience with
merchants when tbe masculine drum
mer would not be beard. And she us
ually goes out with an order, too. Her
income Is quite good, for besides her
salary she Is allowed a commission on
sales over a certain amount Her ex
penses run higher than those of her
brother travelers, but ber firm willing
ly allows tils on account of the large
amount of business sbe does.
This unique commercial traveler Is
about 25 years of age, and Is trimly
built She rides gracefully, and does
not mind a good stiff run of thirty or
forty miles. She wears the latest style
of tailor-made bloomers, and always
looks neat snd fresh, even after a long
The Ancellc Husband.
There are husbands who are pretty.
There are husbands who are witty,
There are husbands who In public are as
smiling as tbe morn;
There are husbands who are healthy,
There are famous ones and wetltby,
But the real angelic husband well, he's
never yet been Ijorn.
Some for strength of love ire noted.
Who are reully so devoted
That whene'er their wives are absent they
are lonesome and forlorn;
And while now and then you'll find
One who's really good and kind.
Yet tbe real angelic husband on, he's
never yet been born.
So tbe woman who Is mated
To the man who may be rated
As "pretty fair" should cherish him for
ever and a day,
For the real angelic creature,
Perfect, quite, in every feature,
He has never been discovered, and ha
won't be, so tbey say.
Woman and Her Fada.
The energetic and ambitious womali
of wealth and leisure Is an Interesting
study as regards ber time-destroying
pursuits. If sbe bas brains above tbe
trifling details of suits and trappings
and forms and ceremonies, she goes into
the arena as a philanthropist among
penniless and progressive women. This
step establishes ber In tbe world of
mind. Later on she takes up charity
on a large scale, and she steps Into so
ciety on Its shoulder. Her tact energy,
unwearied powers for directing, plan
ning, organizing and upholding are In
dispensable to her. Back of It all, how
ever, la ' enterprise. She la at heart
commercial In ber Instincts.
When Kasbrolderlna Pa nates.
It Is best when working small panslew,
not to employ too many colors on one
flower. For working the two back
petals use dark rich purple shades, and
the three lower ones a light yellow,
with dark velnlngs of tbe purple shades;
a rich deep maroon or copper color can
bo substituted for the purple Id another
one, which will girt an entirely differ
ent effect to the flower. Ladles' Bom
Wa wish we were a girt aid had
nothing wore to worry us than lbs
debt of a q muter wa owe oar
New Fyntem cf Burn Hui'dintf Farm
era SlmulJ Fertilize Tl.cir llrain
How to Kilieve tbukiug Cattle
r-omctbing New in Feoctntf.
The I'lank H -rn.
A new system of barn building has
been lu use in Central Ohio for a se
ries of years, which Waldo F. lirowu
describes as giving a barn a far great
er strength Uinu the old plan of heavy
timlM-rs mortised and tenoned together,
with a saving of about half the frame
timber aud more than three-fourths of
the work of framing. This barn Is
called "the plank barn," and the entire
frame Is made of two by eight planks,
except nails, tins and rafters, which
are two by six. There Is, according to
the New England Fanner, uot a mor
tise or tenon in the building, but It Is
put together with spikes and carriage
boltH, and two men will form a large
bam ready to raise In four days, such
a one as It would take them four weeks
to frame on the old plan. At ?2 per
day for carpenters, the saving In wages
would be $) lu framing the barn, and
as a farmer must board his carpenter,
counting the board of two men for
twenty days at .Vl cents each per (lay,
we have sa-ed J0 more, making the
saving lu labor and board $100, be
sides the saving of lumber.
Brains Did It.
To get out a lot of muck and dump
It on tbe upland to drain while the
drouth lasted, this was the question.
The swamp was too soft for a team
and human muscle was too expensive
to lift It Into a cart and wheel It ashore.
But brains did It A tree growing la
the woods near by was cut, and Its
odd shape made to serve as a crane.
This could be swung out fifteen feet
over the muck, loaded and swung over
the dry ground a like distance, dump
ing In piles or on to carts. What more
could be asked for? And It works as
well as If It cost $5. The only black
smith work required Is a ring at the
top to fasten the stay wires to. 8.
Eden In American Agriculturist
A flood Ho II to Cultivate.
R. S. Kingman, speaking of the bet
ter education of agriculturists, well
says: "Fertilize the brains of the far
mers wltb good practical knowledge,
then they would be better prepared to
fertilize their farms Intelligently." Ev
ery lawyer in the land must fertile his
brain or be will fall. Every docotr,
every banker, every merchant, every
editor must do the same or they will
fall. And yet Id the face of all this,
and In face of the fact apparent on
every hand that It Is tbe brainiest far
mers who succeed beet, there can be
fquud farmers In every neighborhood
who really think that It does not pay
to cultivate brains In farming. They
think It Is money thrown away to buy
books, papers or attend conventions
or farm Institutes. If they thought
these things paid, we would see them
hard at It, for they want money bad
enough. Good thinking lies under the
succeMs of every man In all kinds of
business. A man cannot do good
thinking unless he feeds bis mind with
good thoughts.
A Portable Fence.
It Is often more enocomlcal to pasture
off a piece of rich fodder than to cut
It nnd wheel it away to the sheep, or
other stock. The lack of a fen often
prevent this. A portable fence can
be made after the suggestions given In
the sketch, which Is from the Orange
Judd Farmer. A few panels of this
will Inclose sufficient feed for a day's
cropping, and can be shifted to new
ground the next day. If sheep are to
be thus folded, an extra board will be
needed In each panel. These panels may
be 12 or 14 feet In length, well braced
to keep the fence firm as to lengthwise
motion. The crossplece at the bottom
of the uptight Should be long enough
to keep the fence firm the othr way,
The construction Is plainly shown in
the Illustration.
Cora on Oatalde Rows.
Many fanners plant two or three
rows of potatoes on tbe outer edge of
the cornfield, so that In cultivating the
horse can turn on tbeae without tread
ing down tbe corn, say the Connecticut
Farmer. But the potatoes are worse
Injured by this tramping than tbe corn
Is, and scattered aa they are on these
outside rows. It requires extra labor to
harvest them. Wa have noticed also
that whan tha corn waa planted out to
tha and of tbe rows, tha oatalde hills,
despite tha Injury by tramping, bad
mora grain In proportion to their
atalka. This la nadoabtedly been us
tbe oatalde rows get mora sunlight It
Is a mistake to plant oora thickly. Thras
grains tn a bill. I' all s."w as all should,
are Iw-tter than more, for if four stalks
) e.n-t Iiave aa ear tile size ol ine ear
I v ill be smaller, and it will make grent-
.. . i . - .1.
er work in imtKitig atm niiui;g mm
crop, w ith Utile or no increase- of grain.
To t jlch Chinch Hunt.
M!s l.erofeiie ami sill one quart to
the lm-i,el -and strew it In a row two
to three iiieint wide around the field,
III the liiitldle of a ae tell to fifteen
feel Wide, devoid of Vcgt tatioti by
plowing and harrowing. At Intervals
of three rods bore holes eight inches
deep wit n a im! auger, trimming off
the tops with a knife to make them
smooth and funnel -shaped: fill half full
of water and mr In a little coal oil.
The strike thit alt track, turn
aside to go by It, and roll Into these
holes, whence they can be dipil out,
more kerosene added ami the pile
burned. Keep the holes smooth and
fresh, pour a little kerosene on the salt
once a day. with a bright boy
watching every day to keep things In
sltape. the bugs can le kept off. In
this way I have saved a sixty five acre
field of corn, although It was next to a
wheat lot that was badly Infested.
Clover snd I'otanh.
Analysis of crimson clover shows
that It has a large proportion of pot
ash. Some of the failures to grow It
esjKflally on sandy soil, are probahly
due to a deficiency of potash. The
common rod clover frequently falls
from the same cause. A dressing of
wood ashes, or, where this can not be
had, of muriate of potash, will secure
a seeding where without It there have
betn reieflted failures of clover to
catch. Heavy soils have usually a con
siderable amount of potash, but even
on these a potash dressing often gives
beneficial results, for It presents ths
mineral plant food In available form.
Klpenlna; Karly Toraatoea.
When the tomatoes commence to turn
white and Just have a yellow tinge,
tbey may be gathered and placed upon
a table In the sun. In a day or two.
after exposure to the sun, they will
be ripe. Only the largest and whitest
ones should be taken, the small or
green ones will wilt If taken off too
early. This Is the way the early toma
toes are ripened, when thpy command
80 to 00 cents per peck. After the price
falls to 00 cents per bushel, the fruit
is allowed to rlpeu on the vine. Fnilt
ripened on the vine has a firm feci and
the meat Is solid and of better flavor
than green-picked fruit
Choklna Cattle.
A correspondent of "I'ractlcal Far
mer" gives the following method of
relieving choked rattle: Take of fins
cut chewing tobacco enough to make
a bail the size of a hen's egg. Dampen
with molasses so It adhe4vs closely. El
evate the animal's head, pull out ths
tongue and crowd the ball as far down
the throat as possible. In fifteen min
utes It will cause sickness and vomit
ing, relaxing the muscles, so that what
ever object may be In the throat will
be thrown up.
Protects the Little Chlcka.
In feeding chickens, provide pen or
netting like the illustration (or It may
be made of slat) under which the little
chicks may feed without being crowd
ed away by the larger ones. It can be
raised as the chickens grow, and It Is
one of those clever little devices that
help to secure the poulterer's profits.
Microbes In Plant 1.1ft.
Prof. Wiley says tliat "one of the
grandest discoveries of modern sci
ence" U the agency of the microbes In
enabling plants to absorb from the air
the nitrogen which Is the chief factor
of their growth. The1 theory was first
suggested by Pasteur, am! it Is thought
to be fully confirmed by the researches
of Independent Investigators. If It
does not deceive exix-clatlon, It will
completely revolutionize agriculture.
To Increase the growth of plants It will
only be necessary to feed their roots
with water containing tbe proper mi
crobes. Barvcat brink.
The following is an English recipe
for a favorite haymaking beverage:
Put one pound of medium oatmeal In
a milking pall, wltb tbe rind of two
lemons cut as thin as possible; cut
away all the white pith and remove
the seeds, then slice the two lemons.
Pour two gallons of quite boiling
water over the meal, stirring well, and
a pound of best sugar; stir until the
sugar Is dissolved and strain off Into
another pall. If made overnight It will
be quite cold. In tbe hottest weather
for use next day.
Oil for a Dairy Floor,
Occasional slight very slight dress
ing with hot linseed oil will keep a
wooden creamery floor absolutely Im
pervious to water and milk, easily
cleaned and quick to show any lack of
proper attention, says Hoard's Dairy,
man. We do not argue the question for
or against any style of floor, but state
tbe fact that It Is quite possible to have
a floor of wood that will answer all
possible requirements.
Wstch the IMock Well.
All the stock on a farm must be care
fully observed. Each Individual should
be kept under careful watch so as to
guard against disease or a reduction of
flesh or product Tbe losa of appetite
by one animal may ha doe to some
cause tbat can affect tha whole, and
by attending to the matter In time
there may be a great saving in pre
venting ailments among tha ether i
nora or ma aoc or aord.