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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1888)
FOR OUR YOUNG FOLKS.
DEAR TO SOMEBODY.
Somebody's darling was gaunt and old.
Crippled and shockingly battered.
Covered with bruises and scars untold,
Kaggcd and torn and tattered.
'Somebody's darling had only an arm,
And ouc of her eyes was missing;
Her checks had lost their roseate charm,
Hy reason or too much kissing.
Somebody's darling was christened Poll;
And this I perceived full clearly,
-Although she was only an old black doll.
Somebody loved her dearly.
LIKE A POSEY.
Dat Little Elsir Proved Ilenteir to be Good
for Something More Than a flower.
"Well, you do look like a posoy, sure
enough,' said Susan, the maid, as Elsie
walked through the hall. "Where you
going this nice morning?"
rm going down to poor old Aunt
Dinah's to take her 6omo flowers," said
Elsie. "She says she 'gets 'pow'ful
"tired in dis Norf country, seen' so few
Susan laughed as Elsie went out into
Any one who had seen the dear little
maiden would surely have agreed with
She walked about, taking in the full
si eetness of the early June day, won
dering if ever a day hail been quite so
perfect liefore. Every dowdrop added
.u brightness to the smile with which
the darling little flowers looked up in
the sunshine. The birds chirped and
It'll led and twittered as if they were all
trying which could say the most about
the beautiful day.
"Don't be sorry because I pick you,
you beauties!' said Elsie. "I know it's
nice to stay here in the sunshine and
jut look pretty, mil mamma says every
thing ought to Iks good for something
else besides that- And that's what I'm
taking you for."
But outside the garden and down tho
road Elsie found some things which
"were not -o pleasant as the flowers and
the bird-. Three shabby, unwashed
little children, a boy and a girl and a
"baby, were playing in the sand.
man who carried her to the bank, a bile
another brought the baby.
"Some one at the door wishes to see
you Elsie," said her mother to hor tho
A very dirtv. bare-headed, bare
footed little boy stood there with a great
bunch of beautiful wild flowers which
ho offered to Elsie, saying:
"You ;iin't stuck up a mite and I'm
no end o' sorry I said you was. You
hud right down on that dirty log with
all your clean things on and if you
hadn't we we shouldn't a' had any
baby to our house this inornin'."
He rubbed his eyes as he laid down
the flowers and went away.
"Mamma," said Elsie, "I'm good for
more than a flower, ain't I?'
"What a question for the child to
ask?' said mamma, kissing her. Syti-
ney Daycr, in Youths' Companion.
flow to Control Temper and
lreenee of Mind.
A term of less than half
FACTS ABOUT PEARLS.
t year as I
(row tli May lie stimulated.
As far hacc as we have a
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WHITE MUSLIN DRESSES.
Whore Il.e Fine Are Found un.l How Theto I M"T ,n ",V lTT, "' !uma,OT
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hi "torv I "' iiiisiiumiHj; i.itj icic; cjico mr
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i person how to control temper, apply ; fancier, "we have a record of pearls, tlay" m 'ver-v 'ummer whe whito
biet and nreservo presence of miud to ! and. not even oxeetinr the diamond. ! :mI-sllns are the favorito wear with
iueh an extent as to give that person ' is there a jewel so often spoken of ia ! ym, and old alike, and this season ,
is the suv'1" g"" n are inauc up in very s:mpio ;
insmons. or tNo thev are so elaborate
jreat command over one whose nervous t history, sacred and profane.
jVstem is broken down, although the i pearl. There is scarcely a country
"My. ain't she dressed up nice!" ex
claimed the girl, as she looked at Elsie.
"I know she's stuck tip!" said the
boy. "Folks like that always is stuck
tip. She thinks more of her clean
duds'n any thing else in the world."""
Elsie thought it very disagreeable for
any one to talk so.
Aunt Dinah was sitting alone in her
wee little house, looking wistfully at
the )eautiful world outside, when Elsie
came to hor window and held up th6
"You'.-e for all de world jes' like a
summer inornin' yo'self, honey," she
iN-iid, :u Elsie found a vase for the ilow
ers. "Aunt Dinah," said Elsie, soberly,
"is it any harm to like to have on clean
clothes and look nice?"
"Any harm? Why, bress yer little
heart, didn't de good Lord make Mich
as you jes to go roun' a-shinin' an' a
beamin' like do flowers?"
"I don't know. Aunt Dinah," said tho
little girl, shaking her head very
gravely. "It seems to me little girls
ought to be good for more than flow
ers. If they weren't meant to be so,
they wouldn't have been able to walk
about and talk, and do lots of other
things, would they?"
"Dat's inore'n 1 can tell, honev. But
I don't make no doubt you'll be 'nough
sight better'n a flower some time."
"I'd like to be now," said Elsie, as
fehe walked away after baying good-bye
to Aunt Dinah.
She did not like to go by the rude
children again, and so sho went down
a little lane, which brought her out by
the river just above the saw mills.
"Ha' ha! There sho is again!"
'And just :is stuck up :is ever!"
The other children must have liked
the lane and the brook as well :is she
'There they were, and the saucy boy
stooped to pick up a bit of dirt to throw
at her sis she hurried by.
But it was never thrown, for as he
raised his arm he caught sight of some
thing which made his face turn pale.
The baby!" he screamed.
Elsie looked where he pointed. Down
the bank the ioor Httlo unkempt two-year-old
had mado his way and had
crept upon a log which lay in the water
close to the shore. From this he had
climbed to another and then another
log until he now stood balancing; him
.sclf upon one which lay next to the
dark water beyond.
With shrieks for help the boy rushed
toward the mills, while hut sister ran
wildly about, screaming: "Mamma!
Elsie was older than either 'of them.
Swiftly into her little hodd came
thoughts of stories she had heard
about the folly ol people allowing them
selves to become frightened in times of
danger instead of trying to do their best
to help. She ran down the bank and
before the boy had reached the mill was
setting her feet upon the logs.
Her licad grew dizzy as they tipped
rind rolled under her and she half
thought of going back. But she heard a
pitiful cry from the baby and oould not
iind it in her heart to turn her back
upon him. Nearer and nearer sho came
and had almost reached him when he
slipped into tho water.
Elsie threw herself at fulllangthon
the log, and stretching out her arm
could just lay hold of his dress. She
grasped it tightly, holdingon with all her
might as the cruel water seemed deter
jnined to sweep her away.
"Hold on a minute longer!"
Shouts and footsteps were coming
rear and Elsie was seized by a pair of
strong arms just as she was being drawn
into the water.
"You're a brY Ultle g IrL" saidUi
How He Wan Taught That It Would Be
Horrid to Live in a House Where .No
body Kept the (iolden Kule.
Willy's lips stuck out as if a bunible-
!ee had stung them. Think of it! when
his own dearest mamma was softly put
ting him to bed, and talking to him so
sweetly about the naughty things he
had been doing all day!
"When you spoke so to Robbie, did
you think it was keeping the Golden
Kule?' said mamma, sadly.
"Ho says just that way to me always,"
cried Willy, "And he's a-bound to break
all my things, and he deserves to have
his broke back again."
"But the Golden Rule. Willy!" said
mamma. "My boy mustn't break that,
if Robbie does break playthings."
Willy didn say, "Don't care;" but
old Don't Care sat on his lips as big as
Mamma went awav at last, and left
him. She sat down by the window.and
tried to think up some plan to make
Willy a better boy.
Next morning Willy came down to
breakfast when he got ready.
Nobody called him. They had hot
buckwheats and honey for breakfast,
and usually mamma called him so as to
have them nice. But this time sho
said: "He wouldn't trouble himself to
call us. Never mind him.'
"Why didn't somebody put 'em in
the warming oven, Katy?" he asked ia
angry surprise. "You, wouldn't like it,
I vuess, to have old fried griddles, stone
-Deed, and I shouldn't think." said
Katy. "But a body can't Le always
doing to other folks as ye'd like them
to do to yersilf.
This was Willy's own idea, hut it
wasn't pleasant to take with cold grid
dles. "Where's papa and mamma?" he
asked after awhile.
"('one for a sleigh-ride," said Katy.
"Without mo?" cried Willy, chok
ing. "Sure, yis," said Katy, chetrfully.
"They said they guessed it wouldn't
pay to wait for you. You never wait
He couldn't'eat any more breakfast
no, not if tho cakes had been red-hot.
Mamma gone, mamma to do so, mamma
to speak like that! He went and hid
his face in her old wrapper in the closet,
and cried an hour or less.
The sound of sleigh-bells made him
come out. In came mother, ro-y, sweet,
holding in her hand a lovely bunch of
greenhouse roses, in her arms a brim
ming bag of chocolate caramels.
"Aren't they beautiful?" she said,
pinning one in her collar and putting
the rest in a silver vase.
"I want one in my buttonhole," said
Willy, wistfully, eying the creamy, fra
"Yes," said mamma, sweetly, "it
would be pretty," and fell to eating the
candy with great enjoyment.
Dinner was just as bad. They noticed
him now and then, carelessly. It didn't
seem that any one was displeased with
him. Only nobody cared for him. Oh,
the misery of that littlo sentence! No
body seemed to be thinking to-day, "I
wonder what my little Willy would
After dinner, mamma sat down and
read "What will he do with it?" Willy
knew what he would do with it, could
he only get hold of it. He would take
that book and pitch it "clear away down
to tho bottomest place in the welL"
Read and eat caramels!
Why, almost always mamma read to
him. And who ever heard of mamma
keeping nice things to eat all alone?
All at once, mamma heard a great
sob. She laid down her book, and
looked at Willy sorrowfully.
"Does he want to como and sit in
mamma's lap a minute?" she said,
Bounce! It was only Willy; but peo
ple who aren't used to boys might have
thought it was a cannon-tall struck
them, or something.
"O mamma," cried Willy, squeezing
her tight, "I wish I was your mother,
and you were my little boy!"
"Dear me!" laughed mamma, though
she was almost crying. "Wat for?"
"Oh, because I'd stop showing you
how horrid it is not keeping the Golden
Mamma took the hint, and gave him
some candy, with, two of her best
"O mamma," sobbed Willy on her
neck, "wouldn't it be horril to live in a
house where nobody kept the Golden
canity be unimpaired, and whose con
dition requires perhaps more care, and
certainly induces about as much suffer
ing as any other. Among tho first
things to be learned by one who has
the care of such a person is the culti
vation of cheerfulness, of never looking
Dn the dark side of any thing, and of
ilways being able to explain untoward
incidents iti a fortunate way. No mat
ter how irritating tho sufferer mav be.
' with embroidery that thev
the face of the irlobe where nearl have i
not at some period been found, though ! very dressy
at the present dav the tirinciiial d'"es-es, either
fisheries, are confined to the coa-ts of , afternoon, soft English nainsook with
out dressing is chosen, with a htth
occasions. For simple
for the morning or
Ceylon, Japan, Java. Sumatra. Bnhi-"iu,
in the Persian Gulf, and
the vicinity of Panama.
the islands in
embroidery or lace
j sleeves of the gown.
for the neck :
The belted w
FARM AMD FIRESIDE.
It pays to plow thc second crop of
clover under. It may seem like a hs
of hay. but the beneJit to the land will.
more than balance the apparent loss.
Raspberry Pudding: Bake in loaf.
on cupful of sugar, one and on-h:i!f
cupfuls of milk, a piec of butter the
siiL of an eg j. two eggs, one heaping
tcispoonful of baking-pouder. Hour for
cake batter with one pint of raspberries
stirred in lightly. Good Hou-teket pin-i.
For biliousness squeeze the juice of
a lime or small lemon into half a g!as
of cold water, and stir in a little
. baking soda; drink while it foams. To
i-ersian mill, lnev excel in color, i
size, purity and that ti-uislucency
which gives this gem its greatest value.
it is always to be remembered that ho j Tho pearl fisheries in the Persian Gulf
Is a sufferer, one as painfully diseased J are said to yield upward of s""l..OO.0O'J
is if the disease were in a specific spot, annually. Those of Panama reach
The host pearls are obtained in the ma-v be Kel ' the shoulders and btake, whe, '" the morning.
? ITl'l 1MII III IF'IIIII, III .liraTll !. Iflw I fin i -At..J 111 tllt I"Vl!tVT lilt !SII'tv
- " - --- -."..., ... aBmu llh'll fctlf - - --- r.v.K
leaving the throat open in V shape and ! -'he. if taken in the beginning.
trimming it with Swiss embroidered Sheep, remarks the Xcw England
edging, or with gathered Oriental or ! Fanner, should never be allowed to
Valenciennes lace, which may be turned ' pasture on land which has been top
back from the front, or its scalloped ' dressed with manure, or to graze on
ind. like fever and rash and fractures.
visible in its effects to the naked eye.
Thorough neatness is another requi
site in the nurse, tho sense of smell
Doing more acute than ever with the
lervous, and the eye also being pleased
with cleanliness and order; and mean-
about the same figure. Pearls have
also been found in the waters of the
United States, and in 18.8 considerable
excitement was occasioned by the dis
cory of large pearls near Salem, in
New Jersey. A New Jersey pearl,
over an inch in diameter, found near
while every motion of the nurse should j Paterson, was sent to Paris, where it
be as gentle and as noiseless as a cat's was purchased by the Empress Eu
feet are among china. Absolute firm- geuie for $2.."0'J. and when the crown
aess combinod with gentleness is al- ' jewels were sold last year by order of
ways uesintnie, lor tlie patient must the rerrv Government it was resold
yield where it is necessary: but the
aurse, if possible, must act as if she,
edges made to meet, as best suits the
neck of the wearer. The sleeves are
then plain to the elbows, with a rufflo
of lace or embroidery falling towards
the wrists. The skirt is live straight
breadths, with shirring across tho
land which is liable to be overflowed or
which contains stagnant pools, on ac
count of the danger of the sheep be
coming infested with parasitical life.
Farmer's Soup: Mince three onions
and fry in butter; add a tablepoonful
-j ., ai, wir;i iiiiaizui ii tis result!
a j for $:,70 ). and is now the property of a
. j a wealthy woman of New York.
"The pearl is simply carbonate of
lime, wun me auuition or lilm or am-
and not the patient, were yielding,
although in matters not vital to safety
the idiosyncrasies, the fancies and dis
likes, of the patient are to be regarded.
Interest in the patient .and sincere
piety are excellently soothing to sick I Several
nerves: yet one must use discretion . secrete pearls, especially the true pearl
ibout it. and not go so far in the ex- oyster, and among fresh water species
pression of pity as to arouse the pa- . those sometimes found near Haiti-
ucui s sen-pity pcrcepumy. me siu- t more.
front and side breadths just below J of flour and a quart of water, with three
the belt, while the two back
breadths are gathered only once and
in a very small space, hanging plain
to the foot. Some modistes mount this
skirt on a foundation skirt in which
steels are run in cases, but ladies who
have their dresses made and laundried
at home prefer the full round house
maid skirt just described, and wear it
mal membrane between the many , over Handsomely tucked orembroidered
layers of mineral matter that, veh.'n i petticoats under which a very small
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dry, gives the pearl its hardness.
species of bivalve mollusks
bustle is placed. A belt ribbon and
Rhine-stone buckle may complete this
dress, or else a wide sash of white or
colored watered ribbon is worn, with
loops and ends hanging low behind.
Still simpler white dresses are made of
1 w 1
"Can nearls b lirncln.vd at th trill ! I"re,""n "auisoolc. or of crossbarred
of man. or casi thev be multiplied ' tnUs'Iin- with lhlJ belted wjdst high at
by manipulation? It is asserted bv thti th,'":'t """l full there, also on tho
oyster fishermen, and can be accepted shoulders, then drawn into yoke shape.
as true, that the pearl oyster has the b:ickand fl-ont- hY two cords run in the
' power of covering with additional ! materi:i1- The sleeves of such a waist
. layers such portions of it- shell as need ! aro. fuU' with dL'eI cl,,Ts or n"'ower
strengthening, as well as obieets intro- I aituaai!s ol eniDroidery, and there is
duced by accident or design
i nese and Japanese, taking
OI tins, nave long practiced the art
. of stimulating t!u secretion bv intro- yoke have also cords holding the full
ferer, too. should always be encouraged
to expect a favorable turn to illness
and a definite recovery, for tho ex
pectation aids the cure. Always hope
and never fear should be taught. So
powerful is the will that, by holding it
in play, it cm even make death easier
than it otherwise might be, although
death seldom terminates nervous dis
ease. The sufferer should always be
entertained as pleasantly as possible in
any way that is not exciting, but nevet
snouid oe treated to recitals or any ducing beads madv of spar oroowdered , s'iee''e;' in i"'" at me top. and two sets
thing sad, the bright side of the world glass and varnish, or sometimes turned cords "old the fulness below the belt
being always kept in view, since dark- j from mother-of-pearl, and thus do they ( in tho front "nd side breadths. A
ness conies only too often and too ' actually succeed in forcing the animal ' turned-over collar of wide lace and
surely to the worn-out nerves, and the to produce pearls at their will, though i deel' "ace cuffs trim this sheer waist.
Jut v of every one brought into contact of an inferior nualitv " ! A pointed yoke of embroidery, in all-
with them is to give at least
jjucis imru- i . '
i. The Chi- I a turned-over collar of embroidery to
advantage ' ""'"b- Very sheer mull dresses made
in uns iv wiui emus imimiixig mo
chopped carrots, two turnips, a bunch
of celery and a little parsley. Stir un
til it boils, and season with salt and
pepper. Cut some crusts of bread, dry
in the oven, and throw them in the
Hot alum water is the best insect
destroyer known. Put the alum in hot
water and let it boil till it is all dis
solved: then apply the solution hot with
a brush to all cracks, closets, bedstead
and other places, where any insects are
found. Ants, bedbugs, cockroaches
and creeping things are killed by it;
while it has no danger of poisoning the
familp or injuringtho property. Farm
The best egg-producing food for
summer is wheat and oats with milk
and bran mash. For winter, wheat,
boiled potatoes, mixed warm milk and
bran for morning feed: at night, corn
and oats mixed. Fresh meat and table
refuse are also essential, as are pulver
ized bones, lime and oyster shells.
Vegetables and fruits are also fed with
profit, and great care must be taken
that they have plenty of pure fresh
water. Prairie Farmer.
BALED AND LOOSE HAY.
The AdTuatases of the Former Krroe-
sion for gloom.
It is, indeed, less ex-
"One of the curious circumstances j mer l,l"-'"''wi ats. daisies, vines, or
connected with the New Jersey 'pearl Gripes, is also much used for belted
over in a nxed
necessary in nursin
lasting and all the
often the work of
X nerves is ever
time, since it is
hausting to nurse a bad case of typhoid fever' of lis."S wa- the di-pnvorv f ., ! wi!ts of nainsook dresses. Tucked
fever than a case of disordered nerves: few shells showing that many years ' wa'sts of nainsook have the fronts
the exertion is scarcely more, and it is ! before some one had experimented ipon ' tucked in a pointed yoke shape from
urae; oui me exeruon , tne pearl-bean n oyster bv dronuin" i " w uwuuuh:, or eu me iucks
small mother-of-pearl buttons inside are onl-v ust below the neck in fron
the shell, hoping that the animal and bac'k-JU,d tbe shoulders are plain
would, in course of time, cover them I or gathered, as best suits the figure ol
with its secretion. The experiments j tne weare"- ""i of these tucked
proved a failure however, the result waists extend below the belt a short
being that the buttons became fastened d"tance. and are simply hemmed on
to the shells bv the notion of the secr- the edges; if made too long below
., .. tion but did no develon into nearls " lne waist, or u trimming is added on
v morning in the pretty I """" uul U1U "u- ul-t-luP "lu peans.
t ir..k.7k;..;,tr; i -i . Some time ago a number of small the ed?e the i'le of the garment is
ui .pljlliiuU..inii,.illi,u.,U i. .. ... ... i rioctrnrod
ueurisui me kiiiu Known in commerce "-
as "seed pearls" were sent from Bor
neo, under the name of "breeding
A RUSSIAN ROMANCE.
Particularly Recommended to Bashful
Loran With Heavy Tongues.
It was early
Solovitch was but an hour high in-thc
glowing heavens: tho dew was still
sparkling on tho grass. Early as il
was, the villagers were astir. Michael
vonovitch Pandalenrikio, the village
baker, had taken down his wooder
shutters, and had given morning greet
ing to Nicholiskkizovitch Disukskikis
koff, the grocer across the street, whe
was sweeping the pavement in front ol
his little shop.
Simeonskiovitch, the butcher, and
Mandalziziokoffski. tho milkman, wert
merrily joking with old Dietwosmikis
kafto Mediariovitch, the cobbler, be
fore his little shop.
The door of a vine-clad littlo cottage J
Embroidered Swiss muslins have a
basque of the striped or all-over em-
pearls." These pearls are enclosed in ' oroiuery. to which a bolt is often
a glass tube along with some grains of j added to give the new full effect. Seal
rice "to feed upon.' The sender gravely loped embroidered flounces are taken
asserted that it had long been known j lengthwise down the front and back
in Borneo that pearls when put up for j of basques, and also down the sleeves,
some time in a box along with rice , lowing the scallops in a straight line,
would reproduce their kind. Three or-and are then edged with a nanower
four months afterward the grains of ! scalloped trimming. Insertions of em
rice enclosed with the pearls had the ' broidery are much used in skirts,
appearance of being partially eaten, i either lengthwise or else around the
It is now several years since this ship- . sklrt above a deep hem. The all-over
ment of pearls and their food was re- embroidered skirts of forty-inch wide"
ceived. but tho rice does not seem to muslin, with scallops at the foot, are
have diminished to any greater extent made UP in ful1 "J"111 ski"t3 four and
There is no religion in making
yourself miserable. God loves to make
poor sinners happy. In the Old Testa
ment He bids you delight yourself in
the Lord, and promises the desires of
your heart In the New he says: "Re
joice in the Lord alway.'CAratfM l
opened suddenly, and a maiden clad in ,
white appeared and walked toward the
thick, dark, cool forest back of the vil
lage. She was Alexiovonaraagdra Less
chneiffovitch, daughter of the wealth
iest man in the village. By her side
gamboled her little white dog Fido
velovitch. He ran barking from her
aide in mad pursuit of a golden butter
Hy; returning, he jumped up before
his mistress, soiling her pretty white
gown with his wet and dirty paws.
"Down. Fidovelovitch!" she said
chidingly: "down, sir, you ah, is it
thou, Diraitredistovelokoff Nicholaso
"It is I, Alexievonamagdra Less
chneiffovitch." said the young man:
for it was a young man who had come
suddenly from the forest.
"Why art thou sad, my Dimitredis
tovelokoff ?" asked the maiden, noting
his gloomy face.
"Ah, Alexievonamagdra, if I could
only know that I was indeed thy
Dimitredistovelokoff," he replied sadly-
"What meanest thou, Dimmy?" she
"Ha! dost thou not know? Thy
father hast not told thee? Last night
I spoke to him about our marriage.
He spurned me, and said thou wert tc
wed old Simoenovkolokoffskivitch, the
rich vineyard owner."
the maiden: "i marry n"i? Never
I would sooner wed with old Zokoso
kesokoff. the one-legged serf!"
"My darling!" cried Nicholasonoval
Volenkitkiskiovonovitch, clasping her
to his breast: "Come! Let us Hy! My
little yacht, the white-winged Delo
vonoskiffidiuk, lies there on the
bosom of the Fritchedelogaffodasski
Lake; let us fly to Szastoserskaiaotoff,
or to beautiful Komorovogetzki, on the
banks of the Dinovilvaddleskinkio
come, love; come!"
"My Dimitredistovelokoff Xicholaso
noval Volenkiskiskiovonovitch!" sh
cried, sinking wearily into his arms,
after speaking his full name twice: "1
am thine!" Thb Exd. Zencut Dane,
1 than when they arrived, and the pearls ' a half yard wide, or else they merely
themselves are no greater in circum
ference than when first seen. X Y.
How to Obtain Nice Lawns.
The lawn mower is a great institution
in many ways. In one respect, like
many other modern inventions, it is a
valuable device when properly used.
Unfortunately it is generally operated
without any other idea or purpose
than to keep the grass cut short. This
; it is expected, will make a soft, velve
sward; but it doesn't, unless the lawn
can be deluged with water, which is
not often the case. It should be borne
in mind by ail persons desiring to have
a rich full, soft and thickly set sward,
that if the roots are exposed to the
cover the front and sides, while the
back is of plain Swiss muslin arranged
I in full burnoose drapery. Panels of
Swiss embroidery are still liked, one
panel being down the front and one
down each side of full round skirts;
some wide lengthwise plaits separate
these panels, and bridles of white
watered ribbon are set down the plaits.
The ribbons for muslin dresses are a
feature this season, those of white
moire being considered most dressy;
then yellow, green, old-rose or blue is
chosen, in two or three inch widths,
with either feathered or satin edges.
Embroidered Swiss muslin flounces are
plaited around the foot of imported
dresses, or else there are two deep
flounces covering the front and sidos.
sun 'they will be burned, and if not j or from three to five flounces are up
partially destroyed, produce a thin,
straggling erop. In order to avoid
this the roots should never be exposed,
but sheltered by the young grass they
produce. The lawn mower should not
be used until the grass has attained a
length of at least four inches, then it
should not be cut more than two inches
in well set grass, leaving at least two
inches to protect the roots. This ap
plies only to properly graded lawns
and a luxuriant growth. If tho soil is
poor and the sward new, a longer
growth should be kept cultivated. A
beautiful, well-kept lawn requires in
telligent treatment to become an orna
mental adjunct to the family residence.
Harriiburg (Pa.) Call.
The Effect of-Association.
No two individuals can come into con
tact with eacn other without each be
ing affected by that contact. An infer
ior may helper harm a superior; but as
a superior may the more easily help an
inferior, so the superior is in the greater
danger ot harming the inferior. It ia
generally a matter of more importance,
ultimately, to grown people how they
act in the presence of children, than
bow children act in their presence. Ia
view of this truth, it is the duty of eve
ry one to study how he should act in
the presence of those with whom at
may be thrown. 5. Times.
each side of the skirt, with a draped
apron in front and plain drapery be
hind. Finely dotted and sprigged
Swiss muslins are made in the "house
maid styles" described for plain nain
sook. Hemstitched tucks and many
clusters of tine tucks run by hand are
on the sheer white muslin dresses worn
by ladies in mourning: the old-fashioned
"revering" is also inserted in
white dresses for those wearing mourn
ing. Harper's Bazar.
Culture is spreading. The other
dayayoungmiss.of Texarkana. bought
herself half a dozen big trunks full of
finery, had them shipped to her address
at a leading girl's college up North,
and sent the bills to her fond father,
who is a man of worth and substance,
along with a telegram that she herself
had taken the train for school, as she
was "bound to have a fine education."
It has been suggested that by prop
er management the seeds in the apple
might be entirely eliminated. That
is not half so important, however, as
getting rid of seeds in the strawberry,
blackcap, etc. These are not only a
source of annoyance, but especially
the strawberry seeds often cause
serious irritation of the intestines.
N. Y. Examiner.
AdTuutages of the Former
aized by All Authorities.
The inventor who produces a cheap,
simple and effective machine for roll
ing hay after it has been cured and is
lying on the ground will merit the
thanks of farmers and will be in tho
way to fame and fortune. Bales of
hay that are cylindrical in form wfiT
not pack as closely together as those
that are rectilineal in shape, and are.
therefore, not quite as desirable. But
it is likely that a machine could be
more easily constructed to make the
lormer out or dried grass as it lies on
the ground ready to be gathered by
the rake. If such a machine could be
produced it would do the work now
performed by the horse or hand-rake,
the pitchfork and the hay-press. It
would put the hay in a condition where
it could be easily handled, without the
use of the fork or the loader. If th
bales did not weigh more than a hun
dred pounds each a strong man could
pick them up and put them on a cart
or wagon. Only one man would be
required to load hay or to move it from
the cart into the barn or under the
roof that was to protect it.
Baled hay is so compact that it occu
pies but little space. If hay could be
baled in the field nearly all farmoN
would have buildings to store the entire
amount they raised. Bound bales could
be piled up like cord-wood and covered
with a roof of thatch. As only the end s
of the bales would be exposed they
would receive little injury. Few farm
ers in the West can afford to build
barns that will hold all tho hay they
raise. and sis lumber is constantly ad
vancing in price there is little prospect
that they will ever be able to store in
buildings all the loose hay they pro
duce. The waste of hay placed in
stacks or ricks is large. Much of it
is injured or ruined bv the rain and
snow, and a still larger amount is blown
away. In feeding it out to stock much
is blown away. Bales of hay can be
moved to the places where animals are
to be fed without loss. They are con
venient when hay is to be sold in a vil
lage, and baled hay will always bring
a larger price in towns, as most people
who buy it have small stables. It is
also preferred, for the reason that it
aoes not litter up the premises.
Hay is the best preserved in bales,
and animals of all kinds will eat it
cleaner than they will loose hay. It
keeps its color better, and preserves
most of its aroma. In these respects
it is like hops and medicinal herbs.
The free circulation of air through hay.
hps and herbs used in cookery and
medicines carries off the volatile mat
ter that is of the highest value. Clover
hay can be kept in bales so as to pre
serve the color and fragrance of the
blossoms. If clover hay is kept in a
stack it becomes very "dark colored,
loses its fragrance, and is very likelv
to mold. When these changes take
place no kind of animals will eat it
readily, and it will be of little value to
such as do eat it. The feeding value of
baled hay as determined at various ex
perimentel stations is from ten to
twenty per cent, greater than that of
loose hay. Tne longer it is kept the
greater is the difference in its feeding
value. The loss in keeping hay made
from common prairie grass is smaller
than in the hay made from clover and
timothy, chiefly for the reason that it
packs closer in the stack, rick or mow.
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