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i Baafca's Davgfctar.
tfae draghter of Oeman Pasha, the
fcero of Plevna, the most remarkable
liege of the RusBO-Turkiah war and one
f the most noted of the century, has
become somewhat famous in Turkey of
recent years for her poetical gifts. She
Ives on the heights of Pera, In a house
that overlooks the blue Bosporus and
the minarets of Constantinople, -where
every prospect pleases, and there is
tnough of poetry in the scenery to in
spire even a prose writer. Though one
f the Sultan's subjects, she has a great
fondness for the civilization of Western
Europe, and Is well versed in the lan
pages and literatures of Germany,
trance and England. She is young, not
nore than 28, but as she was married to
. ft rich nobleman when only 13, her view
f life has been extensive.
t Babr wat rick, we gave ber Castona,
Wbca she was a Child, she cried for Castoria,
When she became Miss, she clang to Castoria,
WkCTStohJOUldrea, she gsre them Castoria,
There is a man over in Illinois who
lays he would rather be an editor than
s President. That is all right. Thero
rn plenty of men who feci the same
xjojct x&iriB wiiu ArrrtmoNS 01 tne tnroat
ind lungs. Take Hale's Honey of Hobs
iocnd and Tar.
Pike's Toothache Doors Core in one Minute.
. for years the offer that's made by
tbo proprietors of Dr. Sage's Ca
tarrh Remedy. It's addressed to
youy if yon have Catarrh. It's a
reward of 500, if they can't cure
you, no matter how bad your case,
or of how long standing an offer
that's made in good faith by re
Think what it means ! Absolute
confidence in their Remedy, or they
couldn't afford to take the risk. A
long record of perfect and perma
nent cures of the worst cases or
they couldn't have faith in it. It
means no more catarrh or $500.
If you fail to be cured, you won't
fail to be paid.
But perhaps you won't believe it.
Then there's another reason for try
ing it Show that you can't bo
cured, and you'll get $500. It's a
plain business offer. The makers
of Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy will
pay you that amount if they can't
cure you. They know that they
can you think that they can't. If
, they're wrong, you get the cash. If
you're wrong, you're rid of catarrh.
"lis GREAT COUGH CURE, this success-
M CONSUMPTION CURE is sold by drug
gists oa a positive guarantee, a test that no other
Cere can stand successfully. If you have a
COUGH, HOARSENESS or LA GRIPPE, it
will cure yoa promptly. If your child has the
CROUP or WHOOPING COUGH, use it
cider nd relief is sure. If yoa fear CON
SUMPTION, don't wait until your case is hope
Izss, but take this Cure at once and receive
immediate help. Price 50c and $1.00.
Ask your druggist for SHILOH'S CURE.
If your lungs are sore or back lame, use
Shuoh's Porous Plasters.
Sleeplessness Coreu. IV
I am glad to testify tbat I swd Pastor Koe
Big's Kern Tonic with the brat success for
sleeplessness, and believe that it is really a
gnat saUaf for suffering humanity.
. FBANK, Fastor,
St. Severin, Keytarton P. 0.( Pa.
'Dees What It Parparts f
Pmrrox, Ohio, March 2, 1891.
X went with my brother to see the Bev. Koe
nig and he gave the Nerve Tonic to him the
first I ever heard of it and it cared him. Since
then I keep Pastor Koenig's Nerve Tonic on
hand In soy store and have sold it with good
satisfaction, and believe if directions are fol
krwadlt vUl do what Is recommended.
JOHN W. HALEY.
A Valuable Book an Nervosa
Diseases sent rree 10 any address,
and poor patients can also obtain
tide medicine free of charge.
Tfcls mmdrku been tneDared by the Beverend
pastor Koeala. of Fort Wayne. Ind, since 18 and
fsBOWBcepaxed under his direction by the
KOENIC MED. CO.. Chicago, III.
BsedvyDraaxlets at St per Bottle. StetK
) Size, 91.75. 6 Bottles for 9.
by Mrs. Pink
and cured by her
all other treat
ment had failed.
Lydin E. Pink
Com pound has
been more successful in curinr Female Com
plaints than "any remedy the worldhas ever
known, including lcu
corrhea, the various
Womb and Uterus
and is invaluable to the
Change of life.
For Kidney Com
plaints the compound is
an Draszl. ssfl K, or sent
kr naU. is fbnu ofFiIl. or
syiali.Li freely unmd. Ssm,cV' 4P--
relief. nd is an INFALLI
BLE CUBE for PILES.
Price, $1; at druggists or
by maiL Samples tree.
Bosatis. Xxw Iokk Cm
with Pastes, Enamels, and Paints which
staiatba hands, injure the iron, and burn
liasjt. Odorless, Durable, and the con-
pnysioTBo ua or glass package
I T POUtH III THE WOULD.
wH an Bfsmiwsaii
THE POT CLOSET.
Biog heigh, sing ho, for me, and isconvenint
A little dingy hole, a hiding underneath the
Where you put the pots and kettles and tho
things of baser rnot&ls,
With the baking pans and kitchen ware and
all the wares that clink.
Etoop ! Stoop 1 Stoop with care 1
Mind the nails on the door ; if you don't yonll
catch vour hair.
TouTl break your backs a-reaching, ladies,
twentv times a day,
If you don't stoop with care when you put
your things away.
Old Nick, it was himself, oh he invented mo.
To bother all the women, and to punish them as
By making a receptacle where a wondrous
May, at any time, be found as in the pit cf
Stoop! Stoop! Stoop with care!
Mind the nails on the door ; if you don't you'll
catch your hair.
You'll break your backs n-reoching, ladies,
twenty times a day.
If you don't stoop with core when you rut
your things uway.
Sing heigh, sing ho, the crowd of things! justlet
me tell them o'er.
That every day, oh ladies, dear! must beo'er
hauled by you ;
The saucepan see, the toaster, with tbo griddle
and tbo roaster,
Seo the stove, the floor, tho sink brush. See
the spider and tbo Lroiler, tho stove polish,
the knife board and the 6conrer, with its
Bristol brick and all. tee the farina kettle
and the steamer, the porcelain kettle end
tbedislipan, tho kerosene can, tho tea
kettle; to Bay nothing of the sink and
stove, and dishcloth, a-hanging on the
Stoop! Stoop! Stoop with care!
Mind the nails on the door; if yon don't you'll
catch your hair.
You'll bieak your backs a-reaching, ladies,
twentv times a dav.
If you don't stoop with care when you
your things away.
Mrs. Clarkson only smiled. She
was given to only smiling, anyway,
when her daughter set her head on
one side and let full some wise little
decision from her ever-busy brain.
So, as Miss Harriett leaned forward
and com placentl' surveyed the tips of
her new slippers as she said, "1 wish
that I had a lover; I'm sure that I
could manage one," the mothor took
another stitch in the dainty cambric
and remarked: "There is plenty of
time yet, Harriet mine."
Harriet started up in such haste
that the little chai was set violently
rocking. Going to the mantel, she
raised her pretty arms over her brown
head and contentedly studied the
fresh, 3'oung face in the mirror.
"Well," she laughed softly in the
midst of a faint yawn, "I'm dread
fully anxious for him to come. I'm
tired of this do-nothing life!"
"Let him come when he may, and
let us pray that he come in joy and
peace," was the quiet rejoinder.
That had been less than a month
ago, and now Harriet stood before the
same mirror; but it was a different
face that the glass pictured now a
perplexed brow, a scornful lip, and
yet a mist of pity struggling to the
gentle graj' eyes. A schoolboy's note
was the cause of it ail alittle hastily
scrawled note, but hot with an un
trained passion. And its frank de
spair was what hurt her most-
I know that 3011 cannot forgive me,
but I can't keep from it. I have
tried, but I am not strong enough to
beat it back. It is burning me up,
Harriet, even if I am a boy. I think
that this will make a man of me. At
leasts it will put a man's heart in me.
Harriet read it over and over, and
each time there rose before her a
vision of an honest young face and
tears lying in the eyes hardly dry as
jet from the grief over the lost ball.
Mrs. Clarkson said never a word, for
she knew that the confession would
come in good time. At last Harriet
tossed her the note, and, throwing
herself on the couch, she buried her
face in the soft pillows and sobbed.
'Oh, why did I ever want a lover?
And why did he do it? I knew that
he liked me, but I never dreamed of
his loving me."
Mrs. Clarkson read the poor little
note with a sigh; then, drawing the
brown head to her shoulder, she said:
"I, too, am sorry from the bottom of
my heart Hut he and you are only
the instruments of fate. Every boy
some time in his boyhood looses his
heart to a woman older than himself.
It is his first love and his first great
sorrow. It docs put a man's heart in
him. Hut he gets over it that is,
the sting is gone but he always re
members it, for the first love is the
sweetest. That is your first lover
and he has not come in joy and peace.
Be a woman and deal gentlv with
Harriet dried her eyes as she went
to her desk. But womanhood seemed
to have suddenly opened with her,
and she was surprised at her own gen
tleness. Women are both womanly
strong and womanly weak, and the
tender, almost motherly note that
she wrote in reply was an example of
the first, while the big, round tear
which splashed unexpectedly on the
address was only a betrayal of the
And so Harriet, in her 20th year,
cried over her first lover and sent him
Four years went by. The curls had
become a little more controllable, and
a sweet dignity had begun to soften,
the old-time girlish joys. It was the
day before her graduation, as she was
hurrying through the hall on her way
to the library, when Prof. Palmer ap
peared before her. A little paroxysm
of pain seemed to go over his sweet,
old face, as he hesitated. A puzzled
light gleamed in Harriet's eyes, for
she did not understand why his face
"Miss Clarkson," he at last said,
"if you have time I should like to sec
you in my office a moment."
She followed him wonderingly, and
yet half in dread, but it was not till
he had held open the door for her to
pass, in thatstatety, clegautold style
of his, that he said:
"I fear it is wrong, but I cannot
help it. I cannot let you go away
without telling you that I love you.
I know that I am selfish, but I am
not so old after all only G3." And
unconsciously a deep pleading crept
into his soft, old voice, and his tremb
ling hands clasped.
Again a mighty pity filled her heart
How she loved the kind, o d man,
with his handsome head and wide
opening heart! And yet, not at all
as a husband, but as an instructor,
an advisor,, a friend, whose gentle
concern had done so much toward
making her collegelife a success. Her
lips trembled as she faltered:
"Dr. Palmer, I am truly sorry, I
cannot be thankful enough, either,
for I am not worthy of such a rich
love as yours. But I shall be frank.
I do not love you and I never can love
you as you wish."
He sun into a chair at his desk,
while already a calm resignation had
begun to steal'over his features.
"I see, you are right It was wicked
for a man of my age to wish to pos
.sess so young and beautiful a woman
Harriet remonstrated at this, but
he only said:
"2ib, go now, and forgive the weak
ness of an old man."
His head fell forward on his arms,
and Harriet waited only long enough
to reverently press her lips .to th
snowy hair. Then she glided swiftly
J out, with her hands pressed tightly to
her throbbing temples, murmuring:
"I once thought that it was a
woman's hour of triumph when a man
told her of his love."
So Harriet wept over her second
love and turned from him.
nowever, no one dreamed how her
heart ached as she was saying good-
by to a group of schoolmates, when
the handsome young Grant Conway
took her hand, with, the same case
and pure friendliness nothing more,
nothing less as the rest A trav
eling vail hid a very pale, tear
stained face as the train drew away
from the little college town, but 24 is
an age at which a woman is strong,
and none of them guessed.
They marveled, though, as two,
three years stole by, and still she held
all men back. It was her fault en
tirely that she was not married, for
her quiet sweetness had a ce-tam air
of guarding about it which barred
them from the critical point.
Twenty-seven! Her birthday to
morrow, and 27! She tried to smileas
she leaned toward her mirror and
noted the gray hairs beginning to be
hinted over her temples, hut some
way she found instead that th3
whole image was suddenly blurred.
Turning, she dropped on her knees
and buried her head in her pillows.
There it was ail thought over the
boy and the old man and the others,
noble and true men, too, who might
have loved her if she had let them.
She did not choose a lonely existence;
on the contrarj', she shuddered at the
narrow, one-sidded life that she was
living. But still there rose before
her that handsome, proud face which
she loved better than all the world,
and she could not forget it. She
had seen him twice since they had
left school, and he had been grace
fully pleasant with her, but then he
was just as cordial with some of his
other old-time friends, and his open,
frank attention made poor Harriet's
heart bleed more than cold indiffer
ence would have done.
Why did she cherish such an empty
longing? Why could she not forget
as did the boy, whose three romping
sons she had fondled the other day?
Why, yes, why could not she even be
like dear Dr. Palmer, whose grave
had grown all sweet with fresh grasses
anr white pansies that very spring?
And as she murmured over again the
little prayer whose pure simplicity
shc had never outgrown, her "Now
I lay mc down to sleep," became al
most a pleading for the sleep which
blesses us forever and forever.
The next day passed uneventfully;
the usual amount of presents and
well-wishes, but still its sadness tilled
her heart to overflowing. Life had
become solely serious to her would it
ever become solety useless?
It was after 9, and fortunately the
last caller had left early, when Nora
appeared at the door and muttered,
as was her custom, an unintelligible
name. Harriet turned mechanically,
for she was weary, but the form ad
vancing from the hall made her catch
her breath. How handsome he was!
But she quickly recovered herself,
and tried to smile as she held out her
"I'm glad to sec you, Mr. Conway."
"Yes, thank you, Harriet"
Harriet! His air of confidence
startled her and yet overpowered her.
So, when he went on, calmly holding
her hand with a gentle though not
passionate pressure, she could only
"Harriet, I have come for you at
last. Has the waiting been long?"
Conic for her? She could only
tremble, at which he smiled quietly,
and calmly continued:
"I could not speak to you sooner,
for I had not my life settled. Now I
am certain as to my future and I have
come for you."
is'ot a word about love, not a ques
tion, not a sign of fear on his part!
And this was the way that she was
to be wooed she whom all the en
treaties and avowals of youth and age
could not affect Yet she wavored.
She was angry witli her pride because
it did not come to her aid, and yet
she could not even withdraw her
hand. He saw, he evidently under
stood, for he quietly took her other
hand, hanging passively at her side,
and smilingly repeated:
"I have come for you, Harriet."
What should she do? Or 'better,
what could she do? Nothing but
stand there till her lips began to
quiver and the tears welled up in her
searching gray eyes. Then the man
of the world this man who knew so
well his power bent down and kissed
once her upturned face and laughed:
"There, Harriet, don't cry. It's
only a man who has come for his
Even the caress, though, like all his
actions, the quintessence of graceful
ness, only half fed the starved heart
The long, lonely years of loving and
longing won at last, and she bowed
her head and sobbed.
"Don't you love me even a little9"
Then he gathered her up in his
arms and said in a low, hurt tone:
"Did you think that I could ever
marry a woman whom I did not love
more than all else of this life?"
Thus the last lover had come, the
least passionate, the one who had
caused the most sorrow, and the one
who had filled her past years with
bitter longing. And this was the
one of them all that she chose. But
then, women are mysteries, and may
be to no one so much as to them
selves. Keeping- Husband m Lever.
During a discussion relating to the
management of busbands, Mrs. Yard
Icy, a New York literary woman, said
that one great danger to martial
happiness arose from seeking outside
sympathy when the charms of ro
mance, poetry and sentiment found
the dead level of reality. "The
troubles of married people," she said,
"should be guarded as sacred secrets,
for then the differences are more
easily adjusted and harmony may be
restored. One great cause for the
turmoil is the -money relation. An
other is that. a man in his friction
with the world forgets how wearing
are the small irritations of life. He
is tired and does not wish to listen to
the uninteresting details of a woman's
"The wife grows still and preoccu
pied and dull, which furnishes him
with an excuse for neglecting her,
so they drift away from each other.
A woman should never allow herself
to grow dull and uninteresting if she
would keep her husband a lover. It
she would preserve the romance of the
courting time she must be as enter
taining and anxious to please as in
the days of the wooing."
Where tbe Animal fredomlaates.
John Jane, what have ycr done
with th' milk as was left fmm break
fast? Jane; I gave it to the child.
John Blame yer nonsensical sonls,
didn't yer know I was savin' it fur
the pap. Judge.
REAL RURAL READING
FOUND IN THIS
Raw t Hak m Ceod Area far Maple Bw
car A Ceavaaleat Deer CemMaatlea -The
Cattle Iadnstry-Vake a Geed Gar
A Geed Arch fer Maple Sagar.
HE first essential
is V1 locate it
near a stream,
that water may
be always handy
for washing and
tubs, eve. Next
a foundation on
natural tied rock,
or laid in a trench
below frost ac
tion. The pit
must be deep
enough so the
ashes can fall
through for good
to the chimney
from the pit should not be at the pit
bottom and all the way to its top, but
from the top of .the pit only, so the
draft will carry the flame always
along the bottom of the pan or evap
orator. If cold air can pass between
the flame and pan botton. more or
less heat will bo lost ind wood
wasted. Make the top of the arch
exactly level and even, so the pan
will fit closely and sap be of even
depth all over its surface. A course
or two of brick will be found handy
here, but flat stones will do. Arclr
and chimneyshould he closely mor
tared to insure good draft and econo
mize beat Of course bought grate
and other things arc handy, includ
ing the cast-iron arch, but superior
maple sugar can be made without
A Doer Combination.
One of the most convenient things
on my farm is a stable door and its
attachments. Frequently i want to
leave it open six inches nights to create
a draft for the comfort of the horses.
To leave it open wide wouid endanger
them because of roving stock. A
strap securely fastened inside has a
slot cut in it This is slipped in
stantly over the head of a screw on
the outside of the door and nothing
can open it until the strap is lifted
and pulled. If on driving up I de
sire to tic a horse a moment or to
fasten one while rubbing him down,
this strap is supplied with a snap.
Placing it on the bit and buttoning
the door he is secure and cannot rub
his bridle nor gnaw, as at a fence or
post, as he is at right angles to a flat
surface. The button is a home-made
treasure and time saver. It is made
of well-seasoned white oak, is the
shape shown and seven inches long.
Therightend is the heavier an lies on
another screw head. It turns loosely
on its pivot The upper part of the
left end is beveled. When one de
sires to open or close the door the
button is merely tilted, vthc dtfor
passes its beveled corner and it falls
at once into a horizontal position
again. L. J. Simpson, in Farm and
Scald your hog just as soon as it is
Keep the stables clean and let the
horses and cows have a good bed.
iMrnovE the roads, lessen the
fences, save the manure.
now many acres ao tnc renccs on
your farm waste?
How is the road along jour farm?
Can it be improved? How?
Good roads, clean culture and a
few fences will help on the day when
farming will be more profitable.
How did you find the school the
last time you visited it? Any im
provement since you were there be
fore? What did your fence corners pro
duce last year? Arc they going to
be used the same way the coming
Did you ever figure on the amount
of corn you could raise on the land
used in fences and the waste land
Sow clover and you will not only
get the finest hay that is ever fed to
animal, but you will enrich your
ground at the same time.
' LIVE STOCK AND DAIRY.
The Cattle Industry.
' There are very few farms in our
whole country where the cattle in
dustry may not profitably be made to
supplement the cultivation of crops.
If the products of the soil arc con
verted into beef, milk, wool, pork,
etc, by intelligently feeding them
out to good stock, the farmer may
calculate in getting the ultimate
value that is contained in them.
When sold from the farm the pro
ducts pass through the hands of vari
ous dealers and manufacturers, each
of whom procures some profit By
feeding the farmer turns manufac
turer himself, and, besides this, he
saves one important clement of va'uc
(the fertilizing properties) of which
no one else would take any account
To farm without stock entails one of
two things the buying of commercial
manures or the constant deterioration
of the soil. It should not Uz difficult
lor any man to determine what course
to pursue, in the face of such an al
ternative. Wisconsin Agriculturist
To Prevent os.ol I'ro!i .
The market reports quote light
hogs about one-half cent higher than
heavy hogs. By light hogs arc
meant those weighing less than 200
pounds when dressed and by heavy
ones, 200 pounds and over. The ex
periment stations have very clearly
shown that the heavier a ho; weighs
the more it costs for every pound of
gain. The Massachusetts experiment
station, in a series of experiments ex
tending over five years, found that
New England farmers cannot make
money by raising pork at Gcdead
weight with pigs weighing over 175
or 180 pounds when cresscd. The ex
perience of hundreds of practical
fanners has been the same. Yet
thousands of farmers persist in rais
ing 300 and 400-pound hogs. They
know that every piund of gain over
200 pounds costs all or more than it
brings in, yet they persist in feeding
their heavy hogs. At a recent insti
tute a farmer asked the expert who
gave an address on feeding swine, if
there was any money feeding 80-ccnt
torn to a hog weighing over 200
pounds. He said that he could raise
his hogs to 200 pounds all right, hut
in getting them from there to 400
pounds he lost money. Of course he
did and he knew it, yet the habit of
feeding to this weight was so fixed
that he would not change. The
farmer will feed his 400-pound hogs
until he dies, but his sons have cither
left the farm disgusted with it, or
else go in for making money by new
methods when they get in charge.
Farm and Home.
Chopped Bay for Cows.
Some extended trials have been
made of chopped and unchopped hay
for milch cows, and the results give
no evidence that there is any grain
from cutting the fodder. It is neccf
sary to have a wide range of tests
made before the general fact that it
never pays to chop feed is fully es
tablished. It is a fact well worth
Poultry ou the Farm.
Most farmers consider poultry on
the farm more of a nuisance than a
benefit and only tolerate fowls on the
farm because the old women like to
have them around, writes Aunt
Betsy, in "Farmer and Breeder.'
Such men cither forget or ignore the
fact that the good house-wife and her
chickens supply most of the neces
saries such as coffee, tea, sugar, etc.
yes, anu 1 know more than one
place where they supply the tobacco
also. Were it not for this despised
source of supply the husband would
have to provide the hard cash for the
"store goods" or go without them and
any one that lives on a farm knows
that there are times when it is ditli
cult to get ready money. But fresh
eggs and poultry will always bring
the cash no difference what time in
the j'car. But there is a class of pro
gressive farmers who have discovered
and will acknowledge that poultry is
of great value on the farm, and every
year we find a few more going into
the business and trying to "grade
up," as they call it by having a few
thoroughbred roosters. We And a
few more willing to take iionltry
papers and learn from others that
have made it a success, but it is very
hard to get some people out of the
old rut "You can't tell mc any
thing alxmt raising chickens, the old
dung hill is just as good as your
thoroughbred. The trees arc good
enough for hens to roost in." The
hen is kicked about if sVc comes into
the barn, and all she gets to eat is
what she steals; then if she don't lay
"Chickens don't payJ' Try build
ing a hen house, one that is comfort
able and warm, give the hens the
same care as other stock gets, supply
them with green food, such as turnips,
onions, and potatoes, sometimes
cooked, and at others simply chopped
or mashed; plenty of charcoal, lime,
gravel, or broken shells, all of which
the farmer can get with a little
trouble generally on his own farm,
and then with plenty of milk and
fresh water, my word for it, they will
pay better than any stock you have
on the farm.
Ix fowl-culture, nothing can take
the place of a "keen eye" and a "quick
mind" to sec that "all is well,"
Gather vour eggs as soon after
laying as maybe. They are liable to
become broken in the nests and eaten
by the hens, thus laying the founda
tion of a very bad habit.
TriE farmer must breed white fowls.
They are just as good in every respect
as dark ones, and better in this feature,
viz: their appearance upoiL.thc meat
stand in market is fine and clean,
their pin feathers being white, are
not noticed, whereas every dark pin
feather is sure to stand out in bold
and ugly relief.
Perhaps your flock of poultry
needs new fresh blood for its invigor
ation. If so the sooner the matter h
attended to the better. A good
male bird has considerable value and
therefore it is folly to expect to ob
tain such, save by the payment of a
good price. A real good fowl is
cheaper at $5.00 than a poor one is
at 75 cents or $1.00.
Aksokhents are of great value to
the poultry house. Dry loam, sniuck,
coal ashes, eta, arc splendid for
"taking in" not only moisture and
dampness, but also the various
noxious gasses, such as ammonia and
carbonic acid gas, which arc always
present in greater or lesser quanti
ties. A pure dry atmosphere is es
sential to health.
ORCHARD AND GARDEN,
ttake a flood Garden.
No man should spend his labor and
time over so largo an acreage as to
fail in making a first-class garden.
In this much of the satisfaction and
often no little part of the profit of
country and farm life consists. It is
rather disheartening for the city resi
dent who goes into the country dur
ing summer for fresh air and the fresh
home-grown small fruits and garden
vegetables to look into back yards
and find tin cans carelessly thrown
away, which show that even for such
common table luxuries as tomatoes,
green corn, and often green peas, the
farmer and his family have nothing
better for him than he could himself
buy at the retail grocery. If farmers
wish to attract other men to their
business, as it is clearly their interest
to do, they must in every way make
farm life as pleasant and enjoyable as
possible. Labor-saving machinery
enables the farmer to take life easier
if he will. He complains that low
prices for staple crops take off all his
profit. Grow less of these crops then,
and devote a larger share of time to
fruit, especially the small fruits, and
to garden vegetables. So soon as the
farmer grows enough of all kinds of
vegetables for table use in their sea
son, he has procured luxuries that
only wealthy men can afford. As he
thinks over what he would have been
obliged to pay for such tabic delica
cies, the harder lines of his life fade
away. It seems worth while to live
on a farm, and when he gets to feel
ing this way it is ten to one that he
falls into the halJit of marketing sur
plus he docs not need, and thus after
a few years develops into market
gardening the natural way. First
make a garden that will supply your
tibic. with all garden delicacies, and
if there is a surplus it will be sure of
a profitable market American Culti
vator. 3 annrii's; rearing; Apple Trees.
It is generally conceded that bear
ing apple trees need manure. But if
a tree that has been in blossom is
manured some year when no blossoms
are formed, its growth is often so
stimulated that it takes a year or
two for it to get into bearing again.
At this time of year it is easy to
notice by the buds what apple trees
will be in bearing this year. Manur
ing these cannot be a mistake, as t:e
tertilizer wi 1 mostly go to perfect 'Ve
fruit, 3'et leaving energy enougr in
many kinds of apples to form the
buds for a fruit crop the following
THEIR WAYS DIFrKENT.
hfaa aad Weaiaa Aot Wkta At
flleted with Headache.
It's fanny the different ways men and
women have hoadaches. A woman has
a headache end she walks around the
house with it wrapped in a handkerchief
dipped In bay rum, and sho scolds the
servants, administers punishment to tho
child that don't need it, and wonders
what In the world she ever got rrarrled
for, and wishes she were dead, and then
has a enp of tea about every three-quartan
el an hour. She says she is letting
It 'wear etti feat it's tho family who en
dure tho wearing process, and until a
headache mas become nothing but a
memory the entire eetabllbhmont en
When a man gets a headache ho comes
home and announces that he is going to
die,- and then he goes to bed, has the
doctor sent for, takes whatever he gives
him, groans, and makes a great time
generally, gets the sympathy of the en
tire household, and tho day after to
morrow is qulto well and ready to go
down town and tell how near ho came
to dying, what a close call he had, and
how only the skill of the doctor and tho
nursing of his wife saved him. Now tho
man's way is decidedly the best. Ho
gets rid of the cause of tho headache,
and as tho entire household has been
moaning, "Poor papa!" ho has their
sympathy. Tho woman just lets the
headache go away, irritates and upsets
everybody, and it is certain that it will
come back another day.
Stanch ships strike and ionoder. tho fierce
winds and mountainous waves sweep nob e
mariners' 'hearts ot oak to snip wreck and to
death, yet that does not prevent tho labborllest
landsman from risking his Ufa on tho s ormy
Atlantic in the role of tonrist or commercial
traveler. But If he shall reach his destination
safely he will scarcely hare escaped some of the
qnalms of sea sickness, unless ho takes with
him Hostettcr's Stomach Bitters, that inimit
able speciflo for nausea. Bad water on long
trips is a threat to tbo voyager, bat this may
be derrived in a great measure of its disordering
effects upon tho stomach, bowels and liver by
tbe Bitters. Again' t the prejudicial effects of
malaria, bad diet, fatigue and exposure it is also
afllcacious. It avrrts, moreover, rheumatism
and kidney complaints. Don't travel on sea or
land without it.
How to Caro for a Lsnu.
Most people, says an artist'c gardenor,
rako off tho loaves from tho'r lawns and
then to proto t them smear them over
with some vile compo t I can't under
stand why thoy prefer tho rank-flavored
stuff to tho beautifully varieeatiti blati
ket of leaves nat-uo provides for that
very purposo What Is prettier than a
wL'o strotch of tho restless, fluttering
thin??, and no hotter protect'on ca 1 bo
Kivcn the sra s than they afforl. Enough
will ro;-ay In tho course of the wint r to
enrich tho sol 8'ifficiently, and whn
raked off in the spring tho lawn is as
neat and cloan as one can wish. Somo
arguo that tho leaves aro so Ion; falling
that tho beauty of tho lawn is marred
long boforo the protection is ncedod, but
to this I answer that thoso early drop
pings shou d b: rako I otT a id preserved
till cold weather, when thoy should all
be scattered ovor the lawn at once.
Now Is the time to treat Catarrh of Ions
standing. Ely's Cream Balm reaches old
and obstinate cases, where all other reme
dies fail. Do not neglect procuring a bottle,
as in it lies tho rel'ef you seek.
Kev. H. II. Fairall, IK D .editor of the
Iowa Mctlunlkt, says editorially. "We have
tested the merits of Ely's Cream Halm, and
believe lint, by alharougli course of treat
ment, it will cure almost every caso of ca
tarrh. Ministers as a cl iss are afllicted
witli head and throat troubles, and catarrh
sociih more prevalent than ever. AVc can
not recon-.mend Ely's Cream Balm too
Apply Balm Into each nostril. It is
Quickly Absorbed. Gives Relief at once.
Price 50 cents at Druggists or by mail.
ELY BROTHERS. 5G Warren St.. New YorK.
Newspaper Life In Now York.
In 18C0, tho yearbefo-o tho war, thero
were published in New York lti daily
papers, besides -12 weeklies, semi week
lies and monthly perio iica!s. During
the twenty five years ending with 1SS5",
1,491 now papers were started in New
York, including CO dailies and Gil week
lies Of the?e pajcrs l,10.ri died before
the end of tho twenty-five years, leaving
a pcrcontasfo of about .13 rcr cent sur
viving. This Is a remarkably heavy
mortality. Amonj tho weeklies 4.0
died. 55 of them In Icis than a year, and
103 In less than two vears.
Wo offer One Hundrn.1 Dollars Reward for
any cose of catarrh that cannot bo cure! by
taking Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., I'rops., Toledo, O.
We. the undersigned, have known F. J. Chonoy
for tbe last fifteen years, and believo him r
'ectly honorable in all business transactions,
ind financially abl to carry out auyobligatious
ade by thoir firm.
fc"est-& Trrax, Wholetato PrupsistB. Toled). O.
aiding. Rinnan & Marvin, Iiolojalo Drus-
gls's, Toledo, Ohio.
flail s Catarrh Cnre is taken intcrnallv. acting
Jrectly upon tnc blood ana mucous 6Urta?e3 of
hesvRtrm. Trico, 75c pur bottlo. S'jldbyall
A Whistling; language.
Accord'ng to a French traveler, the
inhabitants of the" Canary Islands, a
group in the Atlantic Ocean belonging
to Spain, use a language known nowhere
clso in tho world. This is a scries of
whistling 6ounds, which are so varied
that the natives can carry on conversa
tions on nil subject?. The whistling
noise is produced by placing two fingers
inside tho mouth. Tho language has a
great affinity with Spanish, being in fact
a sort of whistling Spanish.
The. Only One Kver I'rtntett Can Ton
Find the Word?
There is a 3-inch dhp.iy advertisement
t this paper this week, which has no two
ords alike except one word. The sanio is
jrii of each new one appearing each week
'join The Dr. Hartcr Medicine Co. This
use places a Crcs-ccnt' on everything
ey make and publish. Look for it, send
Aicm the name of the word, and tiiey will
return you nooK, BEACTirrcL i.iTiiocHArns,
or SAMPLES THEE
Who said the colored race was not
progressive? There aro now two col
ored women lawyer?, twenty-four doc
tors, six civil engineers, nineteen pliu
tographe.s, and thirty-two artists.
There arc also 112 colored women pur
suing studies abroad.
M Uave In my employ a man who has
been a victim of periodic headaches for
years, has tried all kinds of treatment, and
I have tried various remedies on hlni.
Your Bradycrotino helps hltn more than
nnythin? ever did." O. D. Klngsler, M. D.,
Whito Plains. N. Y. Of all Dru?gi3ts. 50c.
A tourist's experience in Paris Is
that much of the so-called cofco is a
"mixture of horso liver roasted in tho
oven, black walnut sawdust, and cara
mel." New York Mail and Express.
Thk Lowell Courier says: Three hun
dred young ladies in one of the normal
schools have turned their backs on the
corset." If this is true there will be
just 300 misfits.
Coughing .Leads to Consumption.
Kemp's Balsam will stop the Cough at
once. Go to your Druggist to-day and get
aree sample bottle. Large bottles 50 cts.
Thk weather, this season has been
f avorablo in many sections. The Mach
ias River, which usually freezes early in
December, did not close this year until
CRAGUf& Co.. Philadelphia, Pa., will send,
postpaid, for 2 Dobbins' Electric Soap wrap
pers and 10 cents, any volume of "Surprise
Series." (best authors), i'5 cent novels, about
200 pages. Send lesnt stamp for catalogue.
Chemists are able to make queer com
binations. Porcelain is being made from
asbestos in Palis. It is said to be a su
A SLIGHT COLD, it neglected, often at
tacks tbe lungs. Baow.v's Bno.vCHtAt.
Troches give sure and immediate relief.
Sold only in Iwxcs. Trice 23 -i-misT
Ax old bachelor wails this wail: You
an't help feeling sorry for tho pretty
girl who married another fellow while
yoa were still single.
Bkccha 43 Pi lis will euro constipation,
keep tbo blood cool and the liver la foecl
fcerklag order, eric 2 ceau a boa.
rrocrese ana Frosyiertty,-
Wltfconsln hc3 within the last fow
years undcrgono a wondorful change,
and is to-day ono of the most prosper
ous and productive States in tho Union,
and what has made It so? 'Why, tocauso
her rich fcrtilo lands aro well adapted
and produce largo crops of wheat, oats,
corn, barley, rye, potatoes, hay, flax,
hops, and tobacco; becauso her lumber
and timber trade exceeds that of any
State cast of tho Rocky Mountains; be
cause of her enormous manufacturing
interests, tho quantity and value of her
live stock, saying nothing cf her rmning
products, fisheries, and enormous water
powers. This is a desirable gtato for
ettlers intending to locate in lha North
west. Tho Wisconsin Central Lines, as its
namo would indicate penetrates tho
center of tho State, and tributary to its
lines are the choicest farming and tim
ber lands. Among tho many thriving
cities and towns along this popular
route aro Burlington, Waukcshi, Fond
du Lac, Oshkosh, Neenah, Mennsha,
Waimaca, Steven3 Point, Chippewa
Falls, Eau Clairo, Now Itichniond, and
For tickets, maps, and full information
address Jos. C. Pond, General Passen
ger and Ticket Agent. Chicago, III.
Wires That Tt'onlcl CIrtlle the Globe.
The long-distance tolcphono is quietly
rea hing out for a 1 important r.oints,
and ono of these days it will come for
ward as tho most form! 'able rival of tho
telegraph. The American Bo 1 Tclo
phono ( om;any, of B ston, has now un
der construe ion fifty lines between New
York and Chicago As each lino has
two wires and the d! tauco is abov.t VSO
n lies, tho total quantity of wiro re
quired for these linos is 93.000 miles,
rnongh to go four times around tho
globe. Tbe lines arc all built w th cop
per wiro, welshing 174 rounds to the
mile. At this lato l.",O5?,O0O pounds or
8,521 tons of wiro Is requ'red for this
1Iei.p YounsFxr to Get Kid of that Cough
or Cold, or any Asthmatic or Throat Trou
ble by using Dr. I. Jaync's Expectorant.
You can never tell when tho most
has been made of a thing, tirapo stones
aro now mado to yiHd an o 1 with
which scientists aro busily experiment
ing. This may bo the day sf little things,
but some of them are producing great
ilfjv Lettie Jluiitlcy
Is the sister of Mr. W. S. Huntley of
Cortland, N. Y., a well-known carpenter
and builder. Her frank statement below
gives only the absolute truth concerning
hor illnes and marvelous recovery by the
aid of Hood's Sarsaparilia. She says:
"C. I. Hood & ( o , IiO-ndl, Mush. :
"DosrSIr: Twelve years ng I be;an to havo
hemorrhages, and four years ago became so low
that the physicians told mo
There Was No. Hope
rnd 1 ihonlJ rojndie. I could not bo moved
from my led. Under my faco wcro na kiin con
tinually reddened 71th blend from my month.
I could cat nothing m:t had no nctiou of the
bowols for a week, 'lbs doctors sad tho cause
was ulcus in the stomach. At thii tiaio my
mother sni.l sho von ed o nmko ono m.To trial,
and ashed if I would toko II' od'j Sorsaparillo.
1 told ber it would bo
A Waste of Money
but fin-ling it would comfort her, I began taking
it. In a f w days tbo bloating began to snbsldo.
I seemed to feci a little stronger, but thought It
only fancy. I was so weak I could only tako ten
drops of fc'ars-iparilla at first. In two weeks I
was a' 1? to sit nx a few minutes every day. In
a month 1 couli. walk arrost the room. Ono
day I asked what they were to have for dinner,
and said I wanted somethinghoarty. My mother
wai so hippy sho c itd. It wits tho
First Time I Had Felt Hungry
for Two Years
I kept on with Hood's Sarfn'milla and In six
m utbs was as well as over in ray liro. It is now
four years since I lecovercd, and I have not hail
a day's sickness sinco nor any hemorrhage. If
ever a human being thanked tho good lord on
bended knees it was I. I know that
and that alone, unqnes'ioniblyxnvc I my life."
Il'you aio lti inn take Ilooil'.-i Pill .
Both the method and results when
Syrup of Figs is taken; it is plcasiin'
and refreshing to the taste, and act
gently yet promptly on the Kidneys
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the sys
tern effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and fevers and cures habitual
constipation.' Syrup cf Figs is tin
only remedy of its kind ever pro
duccd, pleasing to the taste and ac
ccptablc to the .stomach, prompt in
its action and truly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from the most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
popular remedy known.
Syrup of Figs is for sale in 00c
and $1 bottles by all leading drug
gists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it. Do not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SA.V FRANCISCO. CAL.
lOUlSVlllE. Mf. NEW Y0BK. M.t.
CHEAPER THAN BARB
Double the Strccctb of snr other fence; will not stretch, tig. or get out of shape. il.-nne to .Stork.
A Perfect Farm Fence, yet Handsome enough to Ornament a Lawn. Write for Prices, itescnftlve Circular
and TehtimoniaN.alMCtaIoKneot Hart man" Steel Picket Lawn Fence, Tree and FlowcrliusrJs. Flexible!
Wire Mats, tc. Addre, your nearest agent. HAICT3I.f &FG. CO., Ilcavcr t aUs. f.i.
T. D. CANSE, General Western Sales Agent, 508 State St., CHICAGO.
Lac. CXabk AxrarEsrv Hard-s-ask Co, Omaha. NVb.. General Agents tor State ot Nebraska.
frtf-Alwaj s mention this paper.
Blgiconcy to introdaso anaTvaad useful in
vention, tolls at sicLt. Addrea3 H. A. Mac
donald. Chamber o: Coauncr.e, fcioux City, la.
2f ';a "aw Wo Col the arlra and
sell Tloro than all onr competitors, and are still
$20 Z Man Cart ouly 9.30
yea 0'n Bug:;y.only 27.50
HO Tup r.asr?yonly ZM.03
.lal)iit.-cy Harness onlr 4.73
e47-JllW Buy of Faotorr. 6aT Middle
," VTiTw a3'aroat.CatalOfuo.7fft
William McKeekannif gist at
Bloorningdale, Mich. " Iharc had
the Asthma badly ever since I cam
out of the array and though I hav
been in the drug business for fifteen
years, and have tried nearly every
thing o:a the market, nothing has
given nie the slightest relief until a
few mouths ngo, when I used Bo
schee's German Syrup. I am now
glad to acknowledge the great good
it has done me. I am greatly reliev
ed during the day and at night go to
sleep without the least trouble. "J
ft Cnraa Colds, Cowa". Sora Throat. Croay,
InKucnxa. AVhooplBK Cough. Hronchltla nd
Asthma. A certaiu rure fnr Consumption In nryt
rilt't, siid a t ur- relief In advanced atucr. Vm
atn-F. You wilt sea Ilia exralteut aHect alia
taaiiiK tli Unit dose. Hold by dealers Terjwtiaa.
Large boU-c. iu cents and tUA
YOU NEED NOT PEAR
that people Trill know your hair la dyad If
you use tliat perfect imitation of aatare,
Ms Hair Dye
It Impartnaclosayeoloraml fresh life totha
liair. l'rice, 1. OtHce, 3! Vark Place, . V.
Will parlrr BLOOD, rental
niu.iKi.v remove uvea
disorder, build ttrenjrtli. reneir
spp-ute, restore beailn ana
jnuiecsuon. uuuiircu ieei-
Iwffabsotiitel r eradicated.
Mln.t brUlitcneit. brala
bonei. nrrrci. ntus
c!e. recelteiii-w force.
Suffering from complaint re
a s.ifu. Mepilr euro. Ifetiirns
rose bloom oiiflircks, lit autiitcsC-iuiplexloa.
Sold CTcrvvrlicre. All jrriitilnc jronits bear
'("rrrcnu" Send tu2centl.uiip for XI-psx
OR. IMffTER HEOICtJJE CO.. St. Louis. Uv
MENTION THIS TATT.1l
.ftmn to ivfltmn
(ret it. l'teas
note tho speci
fully, 23 lacs
flnost steel tub.
inc. I 1-1 ioea
Innjc heiil, handsomely finished, weijht 41 lbs.,
price. $75. V also bare same machine with UO iacB)
wheel, price (93.
Vfe are alo mamifscturinc Dabr Coachr. I:lin
ins; Chairs. Iiiralid Itollinn Chairs. Urfrigenlors,
.tc. Literal discounts and special inducements are
given to the trade.
LUBURC MANUFACTURING CO.,
321-3-5 NO. 8th ST., PH1LA., PA.
Sib rissmT Tnovrsnt ma
most noted pbyiicizn of r.a
land, says that more thaa
ball of all diseases come iron
errors In diet.
eBd for Free Sanpls of
Garfield Tea to 31 7cst
iSth Street, Kr Tork City.
VM fa! jatlsr;carca Sick Headache)
Scad for Illaitrated Catalopse,
snowlac Well Asrers, Bock brills,
iijursauc aaa ciiias; jiacaiaery.
Wind Bilk, etc. Dare beea tested
for years, aad rally warranted.
The Pech Mfe. Co.,
100 FORTIETI ST. SIQDX CITr. 101 i.
with nnr fainotm W ell
aiiteliiiiery. The only
perfect srlf-cse&nioc and
fiut-droppins; taols in use.
LOOMIS & NYHAN.
YOU want to make HONEY.
Yon are a good agent? Yon can seu
2-The Simple Account File-J
To everybody who keeps accounts.
It will pay both the agent and purchaser
Sksh i ot: TKitM.o. A Gooil Chnnce.
The. I. B. Van Torcn Co.. Fremont. Ohio.
A Month and Eipenses
To Agents to 8-311
CICAKS TO nUAl.KKS.
J0HNO.BI 1N5&C0., -,,,,,.- -- .
L Paul. Minx SAMPLES FRE!I I
:mo.lr Free. I.V.TUr IFIirr vii.i
c urn 1 id dam. M-;rr-:iirnii nutmre:
no (.;( lKiMii no it.rr. A tt.-tim tr ,l
in jjii evrTniftilr:tiadi!.co kj.I silmuliiriin
li cb lie will malt free :n ii a tettoar tnTeren. Ait
dress J. U. KKKYtp. Boa aso. N.Y.Clty.N.Y
FIT FOLKS REDUCED
I ll J J "My wMzht wwtloi poumls.oo. it itl&k
t n s'"- aii
!r M.t.Ti. Crnn Wn - rlfA
a reduction of 12i lli." For cirt-ulnrx aHrr... with 6.
PTmxmmxoTvtm an soi.niritAt
J4 disabled, fl fee for !ncriMe. i years ex
perience. Write for Laws. A.W. Sl Omvucsi
Bomb. Washikotom. 1. C A Cicikati. O
w inteil in every Sect. N inesime:l ; rn.y push. Mnnry
In tins. Sccuxc Temttjcr at out e. Mac.-.aik. A: Co. ' it.
Morphine llabit Cared In lO
to20l.-ir. Ni i.jr till cured.
DR. J.STEPHENS. Lebsnan.Ohio.
HUMANE. STRONG. VISIBLE.
B. C. N. U.
CoasaasBtlTca and people
who hare weak lanes or Attb
m:, should nsa Tiso's Curo for
Consumption. It has eared
tkeiassuiaa. It has notlnlor-
oj one. uiinoiDiu Ionia
itisine oestcougn syrup.
gold ererywaere). 5e.
wn a, I ViZ f?
I' x "sir J