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More Horn, Ican Milk.
That Tired Feeline
"I was troubled with diabetes and tried
rcycral doctors ar.d different medicines with
out avail. After taiinj three bottles of Hood
Beet Sugar Iddasttry la BbuIi.
The beet industry is one of the most
important branches of agriculture and
manufacture in Russia, and beet sugar
not only supplies the whole wants of
The removal or suppression of the '"l"","' ZZrZl a
horns of cows increases the supply of I " h
milk and the animal fats, says the j " Germany ami other conntnes.says
one, but there
Sarsaparilla J had a
good appetite, and was
free from that tired
.feeling. I honestly bc-
-lievc if it had not been for Hood's Sarsaparllla
I would havo been dead somo timo since,"
J. S. Watmirk. DccdsvHIc. Indiana.
Hood's Pills are purely xegctalilc. and do sot
. com vy
purg , ioiU or Enjtc.
' all druggists.
. WE WILL MAIL POSTPAID
a fine I'ancl Picture, entitled
lnexiliangs furls Large Lion
Head, cut from Lion Coffee
wrappers and a2-ocnt Maiup to
pay tluitf. Write for lbt of
our other fine premliimV, Includ
ing books a knife, game, etc.
Woolson Sficc Co..
410 Huron St.. Toi.fiki, Onto.
Unlike the Dutch Process
aro used in the
BeB" 1 L.
,rj . i 'i
; Which it
l pure an
lthe strength c
i of Cocoa mixed
with Starch. Arrowroot or
'Suirar, and Js far more eco
nomical, costing less than one cent a cup.
It is delicious, nourishing, and easily
Sold by Grocers everywhere.
W. hatter & CO., Dorchester,
The fact is a strange
is no doubt about it.
The horns arc not of much use, and,
on the other hand, are often the cause
of accidents. The removal of the
l.orns of young animals was recom
rt ended years ago by a distinguished
ve 'urinary surgeon, and Neumann
demonstrated that cows without horns
were, fatter and gave more milk than
otheiTS. He saw four Dutch cows with
out horns give from eighteen to nine
teen quarts of milk a day, although
on different pastures, whereas others
of the same breed, but with horns,
only gave twelve to fifteen quarts,
in spite of the fact that they had the
advantage of excellent gracing land.
American breeders have made experi
ments which amply confirm the state
ment made above. Those in favor of
the removal of "horns do not
in the least intend to countenance
any act of cruelty; the removal
would be -effected in a simple and easy
manner, by destroying the tissue or
root of the horn, as soon as there was
the slightest sign of hatdening on the
forehead of the young animal. Hut
without entering into any discussion on
this head.simply note the fact that the
removal of the horns increases the
supply of milk. Although strange at
first sight, it docs not appear so extra
ordinary upon consideration. It is
known by experience that the removal
of an organ which has no utility leads
to beneficial results in other ways. If
then, the animal is more content, if its
domestication is more thorough and
complete, if it gives a better return to
the owner of the quantity and quality
of its milk.it is natural to suppose that
it will raise a better calf, that shall be
a better feeder and have also the
capacity of its sire and dam to grow
faster, mature earlier and generally do
Indian Agriculturist The United
States consul-general at St. Peters
burg says that the cultivation of beets
took its rise in Russia at the begin
ning of the present century simultan
eously with its introduction into West
ern Europe. The government from
the firat has taken an exceedingly ac
tive interest in this industry, and it
has been strongly supported by the
several agricultural and economic so
cieties of the empire. To the first or
ganizers of beet plantations and sugar
factories handsome prices in money
and in government concessions were
awarded; in fact, this industry has
been in every way encouraged, sup
ported and patronized by the govern
ment, The varieties of beets grown
in the empire have their origin very
generally in France and Germany; of
these the French appear to contain the
greatest quantity of saccharine mat
ter, while the German varieties will
produce the largest number of bush
els per acre, the difference in the lat
ter respect being about -. per cent.
Great care is taken in preparing the
soil for beets. The field is twice
plowed, the first time from seven to
eight, and the second from ten to
twelve inches deep. If the beet crop
follows cereals the first plowing is
done immediately after harvest, and
the second just before frost sets in.
The implements used in working beet
fields arc generally of very good con
struction, sometimes foreign-made,
and sometimes made in llussia after
foreign models. The fields are mostly
sown from the first to the last day in
April, according to local conditions of
climate and soil. The seed is general
ly soaked in water, and then sown in
rows about twenty to twenty-five
pounds of dry seed per acre. When
the beet sprouts &how three or four
leaves the plantation is weeded, and
It has been urged by some that it is
best to plant about three times as
many kernels of corn per acre as is
wished to have mature stalks, thinning
the corn when of proper size Bay from
six to fourteen inches high being
careful to remove the weaker stalks.
In order to compare the results of this
method with those of the method of
planting only so many kinds as will
give the desired number of stalks per
acre without thinning. Mr. Franklin
Stump, foreman of the Ohio Experi
ment Station farm, conducted the fol
lowing experiment: Four-fifths of an
acre of land from which soil had been
removed some years since for making
brick, was divided into four equal
plots A strip of uniform width across
the plots, as laid out, hence involving
an equal amount of each plot, grew
melilotus, or sweet clover, the four
seasons of 1SSS to 181)1 inclusive.
The melilotus was not cut,
but was allowed to go down each year
and rcsced the land. A crop of wheat
was cut from the laud in 1892. Aside
from any effect which the melilotus
may have had, the land was practical
ly uniform in quality and condition.
Two plots were planted at the rate of
one grain per foot in the rows. The
seed was excellent and almost abso
lutely every grain grew. These plots
were not thinned. Two plots were
planted at the rate of three grains per
foot in the rows, and were thinned to
practically the same number of stalks
per acre as wtrc then on plots one and
three. The thinning was done July 7,
just four weeks after planting,and the
corn ranged from one to two feet high.
The plots which were thinned yielded
OHO pounds of ear corn, while those
which were not thinned yielded 812
pounds, a decrease of 1 1 per cent due
to the thinning process. This was an
exceptionally dry season. The thin
ning probably caused more injury than
would ordinarily result.
Porterhouse and Tenderloin.
The Washington Tost says: A car
cass of beef is cut into nineteen pieces.
All of the pieces and the names are in
the dictionary. Look at the list and
HA"4 aasafl IbbV ffai
Davis' Cream Separator Churn, power
liot water anil feed cooker combined.
Agents int'd. Send for circular All
sizes Hand Cream Separators.
Davis &. Uankiu i:. A. M. Co. Chicago-
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Ben Jonei has helped me hay three year
Er curb genius, too,
Do well ernough erlong at Qrst,
But shirk 'fore be got through.
When 't come erbout the last two wee'6s
He' get ten times as rich i
Er swappin' bosses up in town,
As helpin' mow and pitch ;
An' then, of course, be wa'n't no good,.
Might just as wall set still ; a
His mind wns alwus on er trado
Or recknin' up bis bill.
An' so last year I says ter him
When he begun ter plan:
"I never want ter keep er feller
From makin' all be can.
If you can do er better thing,
W'y, I will let ye go;
We'll settle up come Sat'day night
An' see bow much I owe."
He'd worked er little more'n I thought;
It come ter forty-four;
So paid him up and off he went
With mighty things in store.
The next I knew he'd bought er hoss
Up there of ole Joe Brown,
An' Joe, you know, was alwus called
The worst dead-beat in town.
Wall, I see Ben t'ber blacksmith shot
Boon arfter that, one day, &
An' so I says, "Is business good'
An' how d'ye make It pay V
He seemed ter kinder hawk and haw,. '
An' said he'd had hard luck,
But then was on the pint of jest
Ther biggest trade he'd struck.
I never heered how that come out
An' kinder lost bis track,
Was gone nigh on er month. I guess.
Afore he worked round back,
But come erlong 'bout dark one night
With cash all swallered up.
He brought er Shanghai rooster home
- An' er little mong'rel pup.
New England Farmer.
Suggestions for lliu Cook.
During' the spring months the house
keeper linds more uilliculty in getting
up varied and appetizing- meals . than
at any other season.
Fortunate is she who has a supply of
parsnips ready to be dug as soon us the
frost is out of the ground, an aspara
gus bed and a patcli of pieplant.
The parsnips may be simply boiled
and mashed, or alter boiling cut in
thin slices and fried in butter.
xz To make parsnip , stew cut equal
'quantKios of parsnips and potatoes
into small pieces and boil with. several
slices of salt pork; seaj&n with salt and
We cook asparagus in t the following
ways: First, cut into half-inch pieces
and boil in salted water twenty min
utes; season with cream or butter, or
both, and eat with bread oroyster crackers.
GOOD FUIDAT, THE 1'ISIZE SHETLAND PONY, OWNED ISY SIR WALTER GILISEY OF ENGLAND.
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Hay Tools K
'ill le. rlncle ni rt Grapple Forks.
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WANTri). ACl'NT- To take rontraef; for line
lenhar.lTniliriiiK. Watclies. Iiiinit nrts Iiirnitnrc.
et, on tlio Club l'lan For tull pirtltulars 111I-
rc'vOmalia o-ojt rathe Mippl. C . Paxton 1 Ik.
J his is a material the use of which
is largely increasing, says Farmers
Ga.ette. It consists of -dried and
1 powdered fish, or fish refuse. Some
times it is made from whole usli
sprats, herrings, menhadden. etc
wh'ch are boiled to remove the bulk of
the oil (which is a valuable commer
cial product), the residue being theyi
dried for manure. Sometimes and
very largely it consists of the residue
of offal from the cod fisheries, haddock
and herring curing operations, market
fish offal, etc , similarly treated or
simply dried. The more the oil has
i been extracted, the better the manure,
for the more rapid is its decomposition.
Oil retards this, and is in itself useless
as a manure. In good fish guanos the
nitrogen varies from 7 to per cent
up to 10 or 1 pr cent, and the phos
phates from about 0 to H er cent. As
a rule, the higher the nitiogen the
lower the phosphates. LiUe Peruvian
guano, fish ptiauo furnishes botli
phosphates and nitrogen; but its nitro
gen is all in the form of undecom posed
animal matter, whereas in guano it is
alrtad largely in the form of actual
ammonia. Peruvian guano, therefore,
acts much more rapidly than fish
guano; and whil ; the former is gen
erally best n-pplied in the spring fish
guano isgcnerally best applied in the
autumn, so that it may become well
rotten by the time it U wanted. It is
much valued in market gardening and
as a manure for hops.
at the same time the soil is loosened
you will not find the names "tender
machine, . loin" and "porterhouse" two name:
with the aid of a light hand
called motvga, care being taken to i that the inexperienced buyer has al
ho I ten only the upper layer of the soil, i ways on his lips. The porterhouse h
The superfluous plants arc afterward a delusion and a snare in ninety-nine
weeded out, so that those remaining J cases out of one hundred. Tho ten
are from ten to twelve inches apart derloin is the thick part of the sirloin
The weeding and loosening are re- after a few round bone steaks have
peated five or six times, until the beet been cut off, and it is called fillet dc
leaves cover the surface. The harvest j boeuf. It makes a choice piece for
begins generally in the last days of roasting, but if not sold in a lump, i:
Cut into half-inch pieces, reject
ing the tough ends, boil 10 minutes, in
just enough water so that none need
be poured off. ISeat one or two eggs,
add three tablespoon fuls of cream,
sweet or sour, and one of vinegar,
salt. When the asparagus is- done
pour this mixture over it and let it
come to the boiling point.
3. Tie the asparagus in small bun
dles and boil in just enough salted
water to cover it. Toast some slice::
of bread and butter them, lay the
asparagus on and batter that and pour J brought
uvcr mi luc water m wuicu liiu aspar
agus was boiled.
We think pieplant sauce is best
cooked without any water. Peel, cut
in small pieces, put in the sugar and
that will draw out the juice; cook it
in a pail set in a kettle of boiling
water or in the oven.
Dissecting an Tgg.
If an egg is boiled until it is hard it,
may be dissected and examined with
case. First, the shell is carefully cut
through, and then the interior, says
N. Y. Times. The shell will be found
to consist of an outer layer of carbo
nate of lime and several tough fibrous
layers, which consist of firm tissue
made up of strong fibers, interlaced in
crossing bands that greatly strengthen
the mineral and brittle covering. It
will be found that, for still farther
protection, c these fibrous layers are
connected at the broad end of the oval
with a spiral twist band again con
nected with the covering membrane
of the yolk, and the spiral band
acts as a spring to support
the whole of the soft semi-fluid
interior against sudden jars by
which any of the membranes
might be ruptured and the interior be
so disturbed as to destroy the vitality
of the egg. This inner covering is
sometimes seen when, by reason of
some disorder of the hen, the egg is
laid without the shell, and the egg is,
as commonly said, a soft one. The in
side membrane is loose from the shell
and forms an air space or cushion,
where it is drawn down by the spiral
band mentioned at the broad end. If
the hardened inner part of the egg is
carefully sliced by a sharp knife, and
one of the thin slices is examined, it
will be found to consist of several
layers, each of which is distinct from
the other and may be separated, and a
very delicate membrane dividing them
from each other. These layers are
thinner on the sides of the oval and
thicker on the ends, and this
arrangement causes the- center to be
round or spherical, as "is the yolk,
which is closely surrounded by these
albuminous layers. The yolk also con
sists of layers that are concentric with
each other and consists of a granular
substance in which there is a consider
able proportion of fat, In a fertile
egg the vftal germ mav be seen at
tached to tlieside, appearing as a small
round spot. In a fresh egg this germ
is clear and of a whitish color, but in
an egg that is stale or has been incu
bated for only a few hours, it has a
number of fine red veins diverging in
rays from the center, and these are
the first indications of the awakening
of life in the dormant egg.
Allien to Aerate Milk.
Uy aerating milk, odors can be com
plctcly driven out that have been ab
sorbed by the milk after being drawn
from the cow. Odors that were de
rived by the milk through the system
of the cow arc not so easily taken out
They will be somewhat lessened, but
can never be wholly removed. Milk
should be aerated as soon as possible
after it is drawn, and it should, at the
same time, be cooled. Aerating alone
is an advantage, but its good effects on
the keeping of milk are much increased
by bringing the milk down to 55 de
crees or lower. Milk should keep at
least twelve hours longer for the aerat
ing, isy using a cooler and aerator faith
fully, it is possible to dispense with ice
in selling milk under the ordinary con
ditions as they occur in the smaller
cities; but where the milk is to be
by train, and is twent-
four to thirty-six hours old before
it is put on the milk cart, it would
be necessary to use ice even with
aerated milk. The question as to
whether, by the use of the aerator, ice
can be dispensed with in buttermaking
would seem to imply that the aerator
THOSE who could not eat cake, hot
biscuit, bread and pastry because
of indigestion have found that by rais
ing them with Royal Baking Powder
they are enabled to eat them with per
Royal Baking Powder is composed
of chemically pure cream of tartar and
bicarbonate of soda, and is an actual
y preventive of dyspepsia.
m ROYAL BAKING. POWDER CO., 106 WALL ST., NEW-YORK.
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A Merry Heart.
I'd rather be poor and merry," snvs
a writer, " than inherit tho wealth of
the Indies with a discontented spirit.'
A merry heart, a cheerful spirit, from
which laughter wells up as naturally as
bubble the springs of Saratoga, are worth
nil tho monoy-bags and mortgages in
the city. The man who laughs is a doc
tor with a diploma indorsed by tho
s.-hool of nature ; his face does 'more
good in a sick-room than a pound of pow
ders or a gallon of hitter draughts. If
things go right ho laughs because lie is
pleased ; if they go wrong lie laughs lo
cause it is better and cheaper than cry
ing. People are always glad to see him,
and their hands instinctively go half
way to meet his grasp, while they turn
involuntarily from the clammy dyspei
tio who speaks on tho groaning. Ho
linghs you out of yonr faults, while you
never dream of being offended with him,
and yon never know what a pleasant
world yon are living in until he points
out the snuny streaks on its pathway.
p. correspondent of tho Chicago In
ter Ocean writes: You newspaper
men havo been publishing as something'
marvelous a string of verses in which
the letter "E" is "conspicuous for its ab-
icnce, as the phraso goes. Pshaw!
That letter is verv much over-estimated.
0he hardly misses tho little joker if ho
gets used to doing without linn, pro
vided ho is allowed to write as poets
generally do, without sense, too. Thus:
John Kncx was a wi;ht of womlroux tulght,
Ami liin words raiij; hitch ami shrill,
Yor IwM ami utout was hin spirit bright.
Ami stroii;: wa his stalwart wilL
Kings soniftit in vein his mlmi to chain.
And tht Riant brain to cunt ol,
But naught on plain or stormy main
Coultl daunt tliat mighty souL
,Iohn wouM it and.lh till morning co!d
. Its sliinint; Iaui; mit out,
For thought untold on hl- mind laid hold,
And liroiight but (uin ami doubt.
But light at labt on hi soul was enst.
Away sank jiaia and rnrrow;
His soul in pay in a fair t-ila.
And looka for a bright to-uu rrow.
And so on ad inftnitiini. So. vou sec-.
fellow can write with ease without E's
Shlloh's Consumption Cure
h l(l nn a Bu.imi)l. It vutcs I it. ipi.-nt "numr.
ttun. ItlattioU-stCtxich Cure, wit.t.. Otitis, c l.rl.
Who can help loving tho whole-souled, ' (if you will forgive a cheap pun),
geuiai languor? ot tlio butltwu, nor
the man who clascos noise with mirth,
but the cheery, contented man of senso
and mind ! A cnral.ttniiirWI lmrrl ic ti.
key to nil breasts. The truth is that An Unfcrgriu"'Krt' Excuse,
the peoplo like to l.e laughed at in a ! An undergraduate was summoned he
genial sort of way. If you are making , V?e ono f tne Ios for not attending
yourself ridiculous you want to be told , )iie 7 o'clock moining chapel. "Sir,"
ot it m a pleasing manner, not sneered ijs "e o.
nt. And it is astonishmsr how- franklv
the laughing population can talk without
treading on the toes of their neighliors.
Why will the people put on long faces,
when it is so much easier and pleasanter
to laugh? Tears come to us unsought
and unbidden. The wisest art in life
is to cultivate smiles, and to find the
llowors where others shrink away for
fear of thorns.
could be used to advantnirn in hnt-
If pieplant is scalded in boiling, termakinir. which is not the fact.
. i o
On tho Ielicati n.ciukraue of the lioweK and
stomach with drastic im-rjratives must h:ic
their natural oiii-equi'iico-to weaken and
cli-alI both organs. Nature exact seere
penalties for infringement
there is no more rl.irln one th hi that which
consists in frequent and unnecessary dosinr
with violent cathartics. This h. however,
the course pursued by many unwise people
who seem to think that the bowels, unless
coa-tanily lelaxeil. are not in a hcalthv
state. When a laxative is reallv needed
Hostellers Momacli Hit
anil most thorough, it tie
operates violently or excessively. It iui
crates the intestines and stoma!!, and
arouses she liver. Regularity and vior
are guaranteed liv its Use. Sleep promoted,
appetite restored, are anion; its benign
ctlcct-. A tendency to rheumatism anil kid
ney trouble is nulitied liy it. and it com
pl tely eradicates malarial complaints.
'let me hear what x'ou
I have to sax in excuse of x-our persistent
absence from morning prayers. " ' Sir,"
replied the delinquent, "the service is
too lato for mo to he present." "Too
late, pir 1 How can 7 in the morning ho
considered a lato hour?" "Well," re
Elied the ingenious offender "were tho
our 4 or 5, or een (J, I might manage
to 1k present : but to ciect a man to
f sit nn till 7 o'clock in the niorniiiL in
order to go to chmcli is moro than hu
man natm'o will endur Chambers'
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IS THE OMT i
XVIIO THEATS AM.
Weak nets and Secret
Every euro tuiranteed.
1 8 years experience.
1'ermnently lat t In
Jraaba. Book free.
Hth and Farnsm tt..
I'n i. liberty and outdoor roots at
night is better than confinement for
either young or old.
Feeh the old hens clover and less
carbonaceous food in the latter part of
winter and they will give better satisfaction.
jiowei. irouoies teem to oe more
prevalent in turkeys than any other
disease, and a bird that gets lick is
very apt to die.
He careful about pouring out brine
or leaving pieces of salt, salt meat or
salt fish lying around, 3cu are liable
to lose jour turkeys if you do.
Westeiix breeders agree that one
can seldom obtain thirty chicks from a
young gobbler, and that a 3-year-old
is better than one -' years old.
If a flock becomes diseased the land
wh'ch they wander over is liable to
become contaminated and infect other
flocks that occupy the sarng ground.
Fowls have been saved when af
flicted with diarrhea by administer
ing two or three drops of liquid cam
phor on bread crumbs every half hour.
Cons is all right when turkeys can
find their own green food and insect
ration to go on ith it, but when they
get little exercise they become ab
August, and ends about the firit of
October. The crop is gathered with
he aid of a hand spade or a two
pronged fork specially adapted for the
purpose. When the beet is taken out
of the ground it is cleared of earth and
topped; the small portion of the root
alto is cut away, great care being
taken not to injure the root proper.
The beets are then carefully piled on
the field and covered.
lie.liuc the Calf.
To the average dairy farmer this is a
subject of but little interest,
much prefers to sell at once rather '
than "bother" with the "hand-raising"
of the calves that come almost month-1
Jy in his stables, l.ut to the farmer's
wife it is a matter of great import
ance. She it is who usually has the
"bother" alluded to; she it is that
hand raises the calves and frequently
sees not a dollar of the money that
they bring in when matured. Truly
there is a great deal of trouble involved
cut into sirloin steaks of three grades
The first and second grades are tech
nically "hip sirloin steak" and "flat
bone sirloin steak." These arc the
tenderloin steaks that the young
housewife pays extra for. There are
not over six of each kind in one car
cass, so the chances arc that she pays
her good money for a third-cut, 01
"round-bone" sirloin, which is itself a
Porterhouse steaks are cut from the
small-end sirloin steak, and one car-
r v itaaatjuiaiiia uuii i icw ui niuiu. iu-
genious iiuicners unuersianu tue KuacK
of cutting the small-end sirloin so as
to include other portions of the beef,
thus enabling them to sell both at
I porterhouse prices.
(!ood beef has a juicy or sappy ap
pearance, with a fine smooth grain,
which is easily noticed. The fat, both
I outside and through the muscles, pre
sents a clean, straw-colored appear
anee. The flesh should be cherry red.
in some methods of calf feeding, but " UBH ""T"8 lu.-K.y aiter dcid
it is as true that the work may be ' VihC , ,tJn,ay be, considered prime,
much simplified if thought is given to I N hc,n thc deut m?,de b Press,nS ri
it rather than mere labor and oUl. 'slowly or notat all, depend upon it the
water a few minutes before cooking it
will not require as much sugar, but it
will not be as rich.
Pieplant can be canned for xvrnter
use without cooking by cutting the
peeled stalks into small pieces and
n l ling the cans and pouring over them
cold water. Seal at once. We alwavs
The man who is raising his cream
by shallow setting or cold, deep set
ting, or anj' form of gravity cream
ing, has no use for a milk-aerator or
milk-cooler. Either would be a pos
itivc detriment, occasioning thc loss of
a large amount of butter in the skim
milk. The man who is running hip.
. , ' r . .... c
put up goosecerrics xor pies in mat xniHc through a separator has little
way and they keep nicely. We are nccd Gf an aerator for the whole milk,
just using the last of those xve put up bincC) of coursc, the milk is aerated in
last summer. j pass;njr through thc machine, lfut to
When used pour off the water, wash make the best quality of butter, it is
them in another water, cook in just a j necessary that the cream be cooled be
little water until soft, sweeten, thicken . iow r- decrees, and better to r.o ile-
fashioned ideals. Is there, for in
stance, any tense or necessity for feed
ing each calf by itself in rotation as is
so of ten done? We see none. Neither
is it a good plan to allow all of the
calves to drink out of a trough like
pigs. The best plan we have
beef is poor.
seen or Heard ol unless it be to pro
v'de artiGcial teats and udders is to
Weight foktheMakket About ont
and a half pounds' weight is correc
for chicks when they are to be sent tc
market. If too small or too heavv tin
ever ' prices per pound will be lower. Jt is
lirkt. llpp.iccirTT tn tniri'n 41in,r. ivliAn .....
.,., Uw.vuuu.j .w w.v- WI.U. nuvu tljr
young, but they should be as fat as
construct a calf .stanchion in a lot or possible before selling. As nearly all
pen and teach the youngsters to come ' the food is devoted to growth, it is
up and stand secured just like the ' difficult to make broileis very fat, but
cows do to receive their separate ra- plenty of food and freedom from lice
tions from pails set in front of them will cause them to increase rapidly ii
secure from the interference of the they are fed often and on a x-ariety
other calx-es. As to food xve do not of food. .1 ust xx-hy it is so can not be
mean to say a great deal. Every explained, but custom brings aspara
farmers wife knows that nothing is so gus, capons and broilers into market
demand at about the same
grees, as soon as possible after coming
from the separator, and the combined
milk-coolers and aerators, as they are
now on the market, are probably the
best forms of cooler to be used for
Cooked I'ooil for Fattening.
French poultry keepers, according
to lloswell, generally cook thc grain
intended for fowls they wish to fatten.
They boil it till the farina swells and
softens, so as to burst the enveloping
membrane. It is the general opinion
that burst gram is better than dry for
fattening poultry, and xvhether this is
founded upon accurate experiment or
not, it is of importance to ascertain
ihe difference of expense between the
two, and whether more or less is eaten
of the one than the other. To discover
this, M. Keamur caused four pint-
A Cheap IUg. A cheap and pretty
rug is made of pieces of carpet, such
as may be purchased at sMght cost at
almost any carpet factory. In the
center of a piece of canvas one and
one-half yards long and three-fourths
of a yard xvide place a ten-inch square
of thc carpet, sewing it on firmly. Iu
the corners of the square put "small
half squires, having the opposite
corners match. The rest may ba filled
with half squares of any desirable
size. Kind the edges with olive jrrecn
Tom Haw, an Araericanired China
man, is one of the largest sheep ship
pers to the Chicago market He has
a large sheep ranch in Dillon, Mont,
and is said lo own more sheep than
any other Mongolian in the world.
good as milk for a young calf, but too
often forgets that the milk must
be in proper condition for the ca'ves '
to drink. Trouble frequently occurs
when the milk is given when scur or
xvhen o-er-boiled or scalded, so that
care should be taken 'to keep every
utensil from which calves arc fed1 as
scrupulously clean as arc the 'milk
cans on some farms! As to scalding
we think that tile utensil sliould re-,
ceive all of it, for if the m'ilk be pure '
C. .V. t. I SI. A .. W. .1 ...... 1 1 a .. '
and in demand at
time, so it is a sure sign that broilers
and capons are bringing good prices
when asparagus appears in market.
April and May are the two best months
in thc year for selling broilers and
capons, and they sliould now be fed
heavilv so as to have them in as good
condition as possible. Mirror and i
thc syrup with flour ana fill your pies.
A quart can makes two round pies. I
ltaisiiis are so cheap now, .'() or 25
pounds for a dollar, that xve have used
them freely. They have three of thc
most desirable qualities of food. They t
arc very nutritious, inexpensive and
palatable. Simply boiled and sweet
ened (and they need but little sugar) j
they make nice sauce. Soaked over I
night and cooked a little iu the morn-
ing they are good for pies, xvhile a '
handful added to bread or rice pud- j
ding or boiled with hominy is a great !
ISananas, also, may be recommended
for the same reasons. Eat out of thc
skin or slice ami eat with sugar and
Oranges are not as nutritious, but
they are healthful, and though more j
expensive probably do not cost as I
much as pies or cakes xvhile needing ' measures of each of the six common
no time to prepare, an item of import- j orts of grain to be boiled until they
ance in thc Jiousc-cieaning days so i were wen oursi, ana ne iounu tne in
crease of bulk in each sort was the fol
Four pint-measures of oats, after be
ing boiled to bursting, filled 7
Four pint-measures of barley, after
being boiled to bursting, filled 10
Four pint-measures of buckwheat,
after being boiled to bursting.
Four pint-measures of maize, after
being boiled to bursting, filled
Four pint-measures of wheat, after
being boiled to bursting, filled a
little more than 10
Four pint-measures of rye, after be
ing boiled to bursting, filled
Ilice swells considerably more by
boiling than any of these six sorts.but
it is seldom given to poultry, except
for fattening, under the notion that
it tends to whiten the flesh.
WHAT IS IT?
What is't that eery fiber thrill,
Thst every sen e of brine fills.
Tiat memory robo of other things.
tif-otber thoughts quick Rtircenne brinR-!
Wast is't that makes the slron? man weak,
Stat makes thc robust pine ami peak,
ZTUst makes the ruddy lace turn pale.
3 hat makes the heart of braest iiail!
'xx hat makes the knees together beat ?
What makes one limp from head to fett?
: Mint makes one writhe in sore distress,
.ml bends him up like letter S?
What canes groans with exerybreatkr
X".iat reconciles to instant death?
What is't that makes the baby weep!
What is't that foils him in sleep.
And prints the semblance of s smile
Upon his lips that doth liejtuilo
The women folk queer, foolish things
And make them talk of ancel-wing.
Of cherubim and seraphim
llio?e creatures of that old wife's whim.
That, when in sleep a baby smiles.
The angels whisper it meanwhile?
What makes that baby from his dream
Awake with ralliopic scream?
Wtiat Makes that precious baby wake?
Good friends, it is the stomach ache!
The pleasant effect and perfect safotx
of liurl'tus. nuil with which ladies mav use the Califor
nia liquid laxative, Syrup of Figs,
under all conditions, makes it their
favorite remedy. To get the true ami
genuine article, look for the name of
the California Fig hvrup to , printett
tir is thfs-ifcst ! near the bottom of the package,
either gripes nor
.Noodles. Tako two eggs, n little
salt, mix stiff with flour; roll out thin,
rub with flour, fold aud roll up, cut lino
with a knife; put on a spider very near
full of boiling water, put u little stilt in
the water; put in the noodles ami boil
five minutes, turn oil tho water ami fry
in a great deal of butter (delicious).
Who si fkeks with lit- hxer. iniistipitiiui.
Iiiliotis JIN, juor Mood onliViness tnLo
Ueeehitm's. 1'iiK .AH druggists .'." ientr
Theart of dre-siiiaking. as distini-t from
tailoring, originated in the present ceiiturv
1 HAD TKMI'EIC
"Ny., .1 HAU It.Mft.lZ
j "- ai'd a liad liver
I -I you'll always find
fP W joined together.
3V1 v t Make a note of tin.
soon to be upon us. Helena Maynard
in Farmers' IJevicw.
Floating Island. For one common
xvarmtng is sumeient and scaldinrr ci, nnitinn- idnmi lmro n snnn .,... i,
deletenous. Milk heated to a nexvj that W;U weigh a pound and a half or
milk xvarmness is most suitable for ( two pounds; slice it downxvard, al
very young calves, and will not as a most to the bottom, but do not take
CrZJTl Ef ! ,"" I,: i l!,e SHCCS apa.rl; ?U UIthC CakP itt ! tir in the yelks of the egg very
r . .-. fe ".. but. iijncw tne center or a mass oowi or a cieon
dish; have ready a pint and a half of
cream, make it very sxveet with sugar,
and color it a fine green xvith a tea
are ioui, me mini sour
with contaminated water.
be remembered that scouring is sjmply
an aggravated symptom of indigestion,
and that the latter is due to some
error in the condition, quantity or
cupful of thc juice of pounded spinach,
boiled five minutes by itself, strained
and made verv sweet Or for coloring
quality of the food. It may of eourse pink, currant jelly or the juice of pro
be due in some bad cases to inherited . served strawberries may be used.
tuberculosis or milk from a ssck cow. ( Whip to a stiff, froth another pint and
but in nine cases put of ten thc fault a half of sweetened cream, and flavor
is in the condition of milk used as
food, thatmight be kept or rendered
harmless. Calves will if not watched
often eat "foreign bodies' such as
bedding, leaves, hair, etc., and this
habit is of ten blamed for the diarrhea
that occurs, but the deprave! appetite
is merely a symptom of the indigestion
that led to scouring.
it with a glass of mixed wine ahd
brandy; pour round the cake in the
dish the colored, unfrothed crcam.and
pile the whipped wh ite cream all over
the cake, higheston the top.
A Cleansing Agent. For washing
mirrors and windows ammonia is x-ery
desirable; put a few drops of ammonia
on a piece of paper, and it will readily
take off even: spot or finger mark on
thc glass. It will take out grease
spots. Put ou the ammonia nearly ,
clear, lay blotting paper over thc place
and press a hot flat-iron on it for a t
few moments. A few drops in xvater i
will clean laces and whiten them as
well; also muslins. Then it is a most j
refreshing agent at the toilet table; a (
few drops in a basin of water will
make a better bath than pure water;
and if the skin is oily, it will remove
all glossiness and disagreeable odors.
Added to a foot bath, it entirely ab
sorbs all noxious smells so often aris
ing from the feet in warm xveather,
and nothing is better for cleaning
the hair from dandruff and dust For ,
cleaning hair and nail-brushes it is
Vanilla Snow Eggs. I'eat stilt the
whites of six eggs; have ready oa the
fire a pint of milk sweetened and
flavored xvith vanilla; as soon as it
boils drop the beaten egg into it by
tablespoonfuls, andassoon as they be
come set dip them out with a tin; slice
and arrange them according to fancy
upon a broad dish; allow the milk in
the saucepan to cool a little, and then
ually. When thick, pour around the
snoxved eggs, and serve cold.
W. IT. GRIFFIN, Jackson. Michigan, writes:
'Suffered with Catarrh for fifteen years, Hail's
Catarrh Cure cured tne." Sold by Druggists,75c
Patience ('renter Than Job's.
I suppose Job's patience xvas xvomler
ful for a man; but it xvas nothing to
that of women. What would Job have
done had he been comjielled to sit in
the house and sew, and knit, and nurse
the children, and see that hundreds of
different things xvere attended to during
the day, and hear children cry, and fret,
and complain ? Or how would he have
stood it if, like some ioor xxonian, he
had been obliged to rear a family of ten
or twelve children without any help,
upending months, years all the prime of
life in xvashing, scouring, scrubbing,
mending, cooking, and nursing children;
fastened to the house and his offspring
from morning till night, and from night
till morning ; sick or xvell, in storm or
sunsliine, his nights often rendered mis
erable by watching over his children?
How could he liax-e stood all this, and in
addition to all other troubles the curses
aud even violence of a drunken com
panion ? He would soon have tired of
unrewarded laborand undeserved blame.
For, after all, though Job endured his
boils and losses very well for a short
time, they did not endure long enough
to test the strength of his patience.
Woman tests her patience by a wholo
life of trials, and she does not grumble
at her burdens. We are honestly of tho
opinion that woman has more patience
than Job; anil instead of baying, "Tho
patience of Job," wo should'say. " The
patience of woman. " Kxvhamje.
There are 4,000 south African war medals
nwaitins elnninnts in England.
Ilegrman's t'ninplior Irvwlllt Glycerine.
t'urs t liniilH.iinla!HlKaTfnil'ror!riF''f,
tliilblaiiis.l'iles.&c. CO. CUrkCo.New Haten.CU
and fct'O if it isn't,
Now, why not givo
your naturally sun
ny disposition a
sJ chance! Dr Pierre
will do it for you. They correct yonr dis
ordered .liver, clear up "your system, and
make lifo look different to you. They do
it in a pleasant way, too. They're tho
smallest, the tasiest to take, and the most
Keep a vial of theso tiny reliefs in yonr
vest-pocket. They'll give you a jmrmanent
cure for liilioiisness, Jaimdire. ConstiiKitioii.
Indigestion, Sick or 1'ilioiis Headaches, uml
every derangement of tho hxer, btomach
Tho makers nro so sure you'll lie satisfied
that they'll agree, if you're not, to return
For twenty-five years these Pellets liax-o
sold on their merit. Why buy other juIL,,
xvhen P. P. P. are "guaranteed '
There's nothing likely to t "jwst j yoo '."
Ely's CREAM BALM cures &.?
n Do you
W Travel ?
In Unkind and East Ttiriestan thunder
storms are who'Iv unknown.
" Ilnnon' Magic ( orn SadY.
Warrant"! t rnrr n..n-yiiftind-l. Ak jour
druggist fur it. I'ru :i.'iits
BIG FOUR ROUTE
BEST LINE EAST
- TO THE -
Vestibule trains to
New York and Boston.
ask roa TICKETS VI T1IK
BIG FOUR K0UTK.
aii-l f Jr, ,
B. O. MrCOK.XIICK,
Pass. T raffle Manajfrr
lti.sXKs Moiwi. Fa km. Hill Syc
has decided to stop lecturing. In an
interview at.Chicago. he said: "The
fact i.s, I can not keep up writing- and
lecturing-. The work is too hard: and
then, my family, for whom I toil, are
anxious to sec more of me. I shall
close my platform career in a few
weeks, and go to my home in the
mountains of North Carolina in time
to gather my strawberry erop on my
model farm. I call it a model farm
because it costs me three times
The United State- used n!ont $22,X)),00Q
in gold iu the arts a'oue in fsl'I
Milliard Tahle, -eond-han'I. For sale
cheap. -Apply to or aMre-s, If. C. Akin,
.-II S. l'-'th St . Omaha, Sob.
Vmle Sam has a volume of money at this
itne of atout -?I..Vi,fjUO,0:xi.
You Don't Hate to
go 2.CO0 miles to reach the land of the
prune. Thc irrigated lands of Idaho
along the line of the Union Pacific
as i .svstem are capable of producing the
The conditions of a horse will de
pend not a little upon his harness.
Arii.K Snow. Take apples of clear
xvhite pulp, pare, core and quarter,
put xvith thc necessary quantity of
xvater, over a hot fire and cook as rap
idly as possible. Pass through a sieve
I ana set in ine coldest place you can
Wind. While thev are coolimr. whin
v - o X
'jthe whites of two or three eggs to a
lifF froth, and add some powdered
sugar. When the apple has become
quite cold, whip the egg into it and
keep it in a cold place until time for
serving. Whipped cream may be
served with it if desired.
To breed from immature or poor
specimens is to violate one of the first
laws of breeding.
much to run it as I tret out of it. and I I c.ass of fruit seen in the Idaho Ex-
understand from competent arrricul
tural sources that is
a model farm. "
Bisulphide of Carbon for
French scientist has been experiment
ing with bisulphide of carbon for clear
ing hen-roosts of vermin. He ties a
few, uncorked, small bottles contain
ing the insecticide on the roosts and
its vapor quickly destroys all vermin
with which it comes in contact Great
care is necessary to avoid bringing a
lamp or other flame in contact xvith
the highly iatlammible vapor.
It is best to clean the eollais daily
ind to oil them xx-ell every two weeks.
liibit at the World's Fair. Why! by
.stopping in Idaho you'll 6avc enough
on vour fare and freight to make the
I first payment oa your farm. Invcsti
Iuce. A gate.
Advertising matter sent on applica
tion. Address E. L. Lomax, G. 1. &
T. A.. Omaha. Neb.
merian women are growinof taller, j
x;hi c the men ore getting -horter. I
To COLORADO RESORTS
XVIUtln earlj this yrar. and xbe Cre-it RocC
Island Route k !rcalj nmpl mFt rfrc r
ringcinnl to transport tti- many who Kill luks la
tbe loTelj cool of Colorado's
The Track I perfect, and iloable or Important
Division. Train hnulpment th rry hit. an'J u .i1
Vtlbalel Train callol the BIO FIVE ! (. u nu
dally at 10 p. m. and arrlrri M-ronl morning at Drmer
or Colorado Snrlnsta for breakfast.
Any Coupon Ticket Aircnt can pIto yon ratm and
farther Information "ill f-cherf ally and ouli kiy re
pondedtobyaddrei'inir JVo sEHSTIxs
Ueneral Past njcer Agent. . b.i-so.
CMsaraptlTea and people
lirnobaTe weak luns:sor Astli-
I Baa, should use l'io sCure for
IConimmptlo.-i. It bas cured
ovaanda. Itbns notinlur.
I ad one. It Is not bait to take.
Sola ?Terrwtier. 3.7c.
IV. 31. I.. Oninlt.-i- :!. 3.
lieu Aiisnreriiiic Alertl-inem .
.Mention this I'.nx-
IF YOU WANT TO FEEL A PERFECT CURE PROMPTLY, OF
ST. JACOBS OIL WILL DO IT AS N0THIN6 ELSE CAN 00.
OMAHA, . XEB.