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A Woaderfal Cap.
Baron Charles de Rothschild, of
Frankfort-on-the-Main, purchased, not
long ago, for the enormous sum of
600.000 francs ($160,000) a surer-gilt
cup bv the celebrated Jammitzer, which
is said to be n marvelous work of art.
This sum, according to the Chronigue
des Aries, is, as far as it knows, the
largest price ever paid in modern times
for a single object of art. The work is
the oentcr piece of a table service. The
foot is composed of a rock entirely cov
ered with grasses and field flowers, on
which desport themselves beetles, little
lizards, locusts and snails, ftom this
rises the figure of a woman, emblemat
izing thcearth, and bending in eloquent
pose as she supports on her head and
her hands a tall chalice, decorated with
grotesques and topped by a cover, which
terminates in a vase in the form of a
baluster, from which springs a bunch of
leaves aud flowers. The silver gilt of
which the cup is made has ornaments in
opaque and translucent enamels. The
gbldsmithcry of the sixteenth century is
said to offer nothing moro finished in
execution, and which, though open to
criticism, possibly forms the standpoints
loth of taste and style, has its weak
nesses counterbalanced by the wonder
ful perfection of all its details.
The story of Baron Rothschild's ac
quisition of the work is quite curious.
It formed part of the estate of the late
Nuremberg banker, Merkel, who died in
1873, and -whose heirs, by common ac
cord, agreed to loan it, together with
Albert Durer's portrait of Holchucher,
to the German Museum at Nuremberg,
of which Jammitzer's clirf d'oeuvre be
came one of the greatest treasures. In
deed the public, during the years it was
on exhibition, thought it belonged to
the museum. It was so arranged that
the work could not be taken away with
out joint consent of the heirs and a Min
isterial authorization. Some months
ago the celebrated art work disappeared
from the galleries, to the great astonish
ment and consternation cf the Nurem
bergers and the country in general.
After a while it leaked out that a Frank
fort dealer in art objects, the agent of
Baron Rothschild, had appeared with
the necsssary papers from the family
and the Director of the Museum hod
been obliged to deliver to him the cup.
The whole affair was conducted with
great secrecy, and it is certain that had
it lcen known that the object was for
sale the Directors of the Nuremberg
Museum, as well as many oth
ers, would have competed with the pres
ent purchaser for its ossession.
Tiik largest meteoric stone in the
.world is iu Brazil, and exceeds thirty
tons. There is iu the Museum of Carl
ton (Melbourne) a meteoric stone twen-ty-fivo
tons in weight. Itfell on a large
plain between Melbourne aud Kilniore,
in 180.1, with sui'h force that it sank six
feet in the ground.
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SclentlBc Methods of ManaglnC the
Modern Farm and Garden Live
Stock, Poultry, Ilalrj, Apiary and
Now the leafy dajs of June are come
and the rush of spring; work is about
over as regards seeding; wc begin to
think of getting in some of the crops
that bear late in the season. These
crops are of the greatest possible im
portance to all owners of stock, as
they furnish feed in the dry fall
weather when the grass is parched up
and green food at a premium. First
in order of importance as a fodder
crop comes corn either sweet or field
corn and we need scarcelyremind our
readers, says the Farmers' Review, that
& good area should be tbicklv seeded
now, either in drills or broadcast, to
furnish fall fodder for cows, prefer
ence of course being given to the drill
method of culture liut it was more
especially of root crops that we in
tended to write, as little attention is
yet given to the subject in the west.
In Great Britain and Canada roots are
the chief "standby"of the stock raiser,
no matter how abundantly and profit
ably he can produce grain. It is true
that roots contain time E0 per cent of
water, hence would teem to be very
poor feed; but as the Englishman said:
''They be vcrra fillin'," and afford a
succulence that proves most beneficial
to heavily fed steers or ciws. Years
ago it was almost impossible to raise
good crcps of rcots without employ
ing an army of field hands, but now
machinery has been so much
improved that any farmer pro
vided with the right implements
can afford to seed and tend a compar
atively large area of roots. The time
Feems at hand, indeed, when roots
will le crown upon every stock-raising
farm of the west, the sheep breeders be
ing the first to set the example. No won
der that the sheep men are commenc-
ng to raise roots annually, for they
have found that this feeding material
has more than anything else to do
with the production of that Fp'cmlid
quality and finish for which British
sheep are celebrated the world over.
Mangolds arc the most important roots
to these men, as they keep well during
winter.improving wit h age a nd f u m ish
mg the needed succulence for sheep at
the time most required. Mr. William
(ibson of Delaware, Canada, writes iu
the Country Gentleman that he has
had good old roots in his cellar when
storing the new crop. and speaks in the
very highest possible terms of the
mangold for sheep to be used in sum
mer and especially when the grass be
gins to dry up. As to other roots, the
position of the Farmers' Review is
well known, having very earnestly ad
vocated the raising of etrrots on every
farm for the winter feeding of horsps.
We are also of the opinion that tur
nips as an adjunct to other food, such
as corn, for the finishing off of prime
fat steers, pay well for the trouble of
raising them as they give a polish and
quality to beef that even oil cake will
not produce. Now a word or two as
to cultivation. We believe the most
common cause of failure iu the pro
ductior of a good crop of roots
is too early sowing aud secondlj.
poor seed. In our experience
but few good crops are. obtained
from early seeding, for although
a good "stand"' is often obtained aud
the plants grow luxuriantly for a
time, they are apt to become
"spindley" and woody during the hot
dry mouths, and can not recover in
the cool moist daj-s of late fa w lien
later seeded potatoes ure "making
roots" at a tremendous rate.- The
land should be put in shape for roots
as scon as possible, but the greatest
possible care should be taken not to
work the land too One until just be
frre tccdicg, when it can not pos
sibly be too line for thesa crops. When
the surface is pulverized very finely
months or even weeks before seeding,
it is apt to become badly packed cur
ing the first heavy rain, and this
makes much extra work getting the
sied bed in shape again. Wh.it is
needed is a deep mellow rich seed bed,
the surface inch or two of which
should be made as Sr.e cs possible at
ceding time. The stcd should be
sown in showery weather aud the
uain thing in pulling it iu is to just
cover the seed suflie.ently and press
the soil well down upon it Sowing
seed in soft, porous, dusty s jil and nor,
firming the soil afterward explains
many of the failures in raising a crop
The plants should be thinned when in
the rough leaf, and after thai surface
cultivation should be practically con
tinuous. Chocolate. Dissolve three table
spoonfuls of scraped chocolate, or
equal j arts of chocolate and c-coa, in
a pini of boiling water and boil for
fifteen minutes; add one pint of rich
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One of the most important questions
connected with the dairy is how to
fasten the cows. Wrong methods ox
fastening without doubt cause a great
deal of positive suffering to the dumb
brutes, which might be easily avoided
by a little thought. Not only eo, but
cows poorly stabled often lie in filth
and make the milkers no end of
trouble, and more frequently than not
cause the pollution of the milk. We
have known of men who had this
trouble for years, and believed there
was no remedy for it. But by short
ening the length of the platforms on
which the cows stood it was found
that the necessity for uncleanliness
was obviated. The dairy readers of
the Farmers' Review will confer a
benefit on their brother dairymen by
a full discussion of this subject. We
would be pleased to receive answers
to the following questions:
1. What is the best method of
fastening cows, taking into considera
tion the comfort of the animals?
2. What method will keep the cows
3. Is not the custom of fastening
cows in rigid stanchions, cruelty to
4. What is the best length for plat
forms, considering size of cow?
5. Are partitions between the cows
G. What should be the elevation of
the platforms above the dung-trough?
7. What one point is most impor
tant in icsuring cleanliness for the
FARM SCENE IN BRAZIL.
A Vamwiu.e Pasture. There is a
man in Chicago who pays SI 8. 000 a
year for the privilege of keeping a
cow. He is a sane man, a business
man, a man of family, and generally
respected in the community. His poor
relatives call him a freak, and his
neighbors shrug their shoulders and
murmur things about rich men's
whims. The way of it is that he pos
sesses a valuable building lot in a
choice residence portion of the city,
and having nothing else to do with it,
he put a nice little fence around it and
quartered therein his pet Jersey cow
The cow was an artistic cow, and har-
monized well with the green turf and
lilac bushes, so people rather admired
the arrangement One day a man came
along who thought he would like to
build a house on that particular lot.
so he hunted up the owner and made
him a spotca-h offer of S300, 00 forthe
land. His offer was refused, decisively
and politely. "But," remonstrated a
relative, aghast, "that would pay you
StSOOO a year! Why on earth did you
refuse it?"' The rich man lit a cigar,
and turned a protesting face on the
accuser. "Yes," he assented in a puz
zled way, "but what would I have done
with my cow?" Chicago Record.
Raspberry Antiiracxose This dis
easo of the raspberryr, more commonly
known as the raspberry cane rust, is
very destructive in most of the north
ern states. There is a striking simi
larity of character between the rasp
berry anthracnose and the anthrac
nose of the grape. As its common
name would indicate, this disease af
fects the canes, and in chk-r ones it
will sometimes crack them to the pith,
which of course affects the appearance
and growth of the whole plant The
Bordeaux mixture will prevent this
disease from getting a start in rasp
berry patches, ami should be prepared
and applied as follows: Dissolve G
pounds of sulphate of copper (blue
vitriol) in 1G gallons of water. In an
other vessel slake 4 pouuds of fresh
lime in 6 gallons of water. When the
last solution is cooled pour it slowly
into the copper solution, taking care to
mix the fluids thoroughly by constant
stirring. In spriug. just before vegeta
tion starts, give the plants their first
application, apply the mixture the
teconel time just after they drop their
bloom, and the third application ten
davs later. Wm. Stahl.
Retain the Flocks We again urge
farmers to holel on to their 6heep,espe
cially the good ones. The present de
pression can not last long. There are
more and more people to clothe, and
the demand for mutton increases. lie
s' eies these factrs, the farm needs the
shrep. They benefit it and should be
Kept. Whatever may be the causes of
lhe pi esent depression in this indus
try, they will pass away. 'Ihey al
ways have before. So great a staple
as wool and so important an industry
as sheep husbandry can hat e only a
temporary bauksec The farmers who
have faiti in the outcome and hold on
to the sheep, will soon see how wisely
they have acted. When the bitter
turn of prices come, as it is sure to
come, they will be in position to reap
the harvest, while those who have
acted hastily in getting rid of their
sheep will have to pay well fcr he'r
haste in order to stock up again. I'ol
on to the Hocks. Indiana Farmer.
The most inrpoi tent matter ir rais
ing the chicks is tp ghe thrm armth
The season will soon be here when
the production of butter will be largely
ia excess of the consumptive require
ments and the problem of where to
put or what to do with it will be a
serious question to producers and deal
ers, says Elgin Dairy Report The
unfortunate experience of many deal
ers the past season will not be encour
aging to themselves or others to utilize
the splendid storage facilities that
have been provided in all the large
centers. Then the large amounts of
oleomargarine that have been used in
place of the genuine article have taken
the place of millions of pounds. Those
two factors stand in the way of specu
lation in butter, and just what the
effect will be on prices during the
early summer and the flush of milk is
a question that is being very generally
discussed. The fact that production
has not kept pace with consumption
will be forgotten most likely, and
dealers who would under a different
condition of affairs invest in butter
during June and July will doubtless
hesitate before they risk their money,
except at very low prices. The low
prices for other agricultural products
will be used to bear the prices on the
products of the dairy, and it will be
well for the factory men to keep posted
and seek, if possible, a broader market
for their goods. Storage butter cin
now be so well kept that the difference
in value between it and fresh made is
very small indeed, and as the supply
decreases the value of fresh advances
more than enough to cover the difference.
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FROM FARMERS' REVIEW.
In the breeding of good dairy cows
there is always "room at the top." A
great deal of talk is made about breed
ing fine horses for sale, but few farm
ers make a specialty of breeding first
quality dairy cows. Yet the demand
for such cows is always good, and gen
erally in excess of the supply. Thou
sands of town people every year get it
into their heads to keep a cow. Such
people want a very good cow, and are
willing to pay a very pood price for
her. A medium cow can hardly be sold
at any price to town buyers, for the
latter buy cows for a luxury, und watit
a good thing, and know it. Such cows
to sell well may generally be 3, 4 or 5
years old. If they have reached their
maximum capacity they arc judged by
that. The town buyer elocs not want
a young cow, giving little milk, with
the promise of giving more. Keeping
her in the town is expansive, and the
townsman cannot aflcrel to wait for
his purchase to "grow up with the
country." But while tha farmer is de
veloping her he is getting enough in
the way of milk and calves to pay ex
penses. Altogether we believe that
this is an opportunity for the farmer,
and a demand that will not be fully
met in this generation.
Ax association of farmers in Kent
county on the eastern shore of Mary
land, sent a committee to investigate
the profits of market gardening, or
truck-farming, as the phrase is. in
Lancaster county, Pa. The commit
tee returned to report having seen one
farm of eighty acres, from half of
which a market gardener told yearly
S1G.000 worth of fruits and vegetables,
and another farm of twenty acres that
yields a gross sum of 58,000 per
year. Another market ganlener bed a
profit ofSG.000 yearly from six acres,
still another sells from SI.,000 to S20,
000 worth of products from ninety
acres. The committee urges the mem
bers of the association togive up peach
culture and take to market gardening.
Such a change of policy means almost
a social revolution in a community of
aristocratic tradition, where lands
have teen long in family possessions
and where lanel holding is a badge of
respectability. It means the substitu
tion of small culture for large hold
ings, because few land owners have
sufficient capital to undertake market
gardening on a great scale.
Although the Japanese form but a
very small proportion of the popula
tion of the country, numbering only
2,039 in 1S90, it appears that there has
been some complaint in California anel
other Pacific coast states of Japanese
laborers having come there in viola
tion of United States laws. These
complaints have led the Japanese gov
ernment to issue an ord. nance to re
strain and regulate emigration from
Japan to other countries. Under the
new ordinance it is understool no
emigrant will be permitted lo leave
Japan to go to any country where his
coming would be in violation of the
law of that country.
More than 37,000,090 acres of land
are infested by the iabbit pest in Vic
toria, Australia. During the list
eleven years the colon "al government
has expended nearly S2,000,CC0 in ef
forts to abate the pest, besides the ex
penditures of individuals The rab
bits are trapped for their skins, over
150,000 pelts havine been purchased
monthly in one town. The authori
ties of some districts have decided to
employ phosphoric ed wheat for the
J dcbtruction of the- r&bliu.
For washing the trunks of trees to
repel the attacks of borers, and to de
stroy such insects as may be upon
them, the carbolic acid and kerosene
emulsion is excellent. The kerosene
emulsion is made exactly as for any
other purpose, except that one quart
of soft soap should be substituted for
the hard sOap, and, without the final
dilution, one pint of crude carbolic
acid of good strength should be added.
When scale insects are on the larger
branches, they can be easily destroyed
by this wash. The emulsion will con
sist of 1 quart soft soap, 1 pint kero
sene and 2 quarts water, to which 1
pint of carbolic acid is added. Other
tree washes contain, instead of kero
sene, lime, sulphur, or arsenites, but
they are less reliable than the one
given above. Where borers are trouble
some, however, the addition of a small
amount of Paris green to the kerosene
wash will render it more lasting in its
The eminent Prof. McCall of Scot
land in a recent lecture on bovine tu
berculosis, strongly urged increased
vigilance in guarding against iufection
of the disease. Much more risk to
human life, he stated, is entailed by
the use of milk and meat of animals
infected with tuberculosis than from
those affected by pleuro-pneum&nia.
He expressed the belief, however, that
thorough cooking destroyed the bacil
lus of tuberculosis. He emphatically
denounced the sale of milk from
affected cows as a means of spreading
the disease, especially among in
fants. 1- ""
SrrcEssFi'i. Planting eK Peas and
Beans Peas for late use may be
p'antetl any lime during this month.
This vegetible is easily grown and
gives, with b'ans. more of the nitro
genous element of food than do most
other garden vegetables. Even in the
green state they arc highly nutritious
as weil as palatable foods. Beans can
not be planted until danger of frost is
past, but it is safe to risk some at the
begi-iningof May, and continue them
for late ue until July. Peas cau not,
however, be grown to advantage if
planted in June, as they will set their
pods during the hot months of .July
and August anel will mildew badly.
But by this time beans are preferable
to peas, especially after sweet c rn
comes into the right stage f-r cooking.
Corn and beans cookcel together is the
Indian dish known as 'Succotash."
For this dish the Lima bean is better
than any other. Ex.
Worms in Pigs These, says the
Rural New Yorker, come from eggs,
some of them hatched within the ani
mal, and some outside. This is but
one of the different stages through
which these insects pass, and is a pro
vision of nature for the perpetuation
of the species. The pigs should have a
liberal diet of green food, roots, grain
and, i possible to be had, buttermilk
is excellent. Let the bowels be
cleaned by a elose of castor oil. There
are several vermifuges, some of them
specially adapted to particular para
sites. Common salt, where the ani
mals may have access to it at will, is
excellent Oil of turpentine, 10 to :.'0
grains, calomel one-half to 1 scruple,
or asaftetitlx one-half to 1 dram, the
dose varying according to the size of
the animal, arc good. Tartar emetic
and sulphate of iron given for six suc
cessive mornings, followed by a purge,
may be used. Sjmetimas a concen
trated solution used as an injection is
Which Race? This depend; some
what on the experience one has had
with bees and whether he intends to
give them a great deal of attention or
not All things tike n into considera
tion, however, I elo not hesitate to say
Hint the Italian bee is the best bee in
America for general use. It is im
portant, however, to bear in minel that
you cannot Italianize your ap'ary by
buying a single Italian queen and in
troducing her to one of our colonies.
Unless you intend to get rid of all
your black queens, it will hardly pay
yoa to take the tima an I trouble to
introduce one. While I think the
Italians are much better than the
blacks, yet I elo not advise a beginner
or a farmer with a few colonies to be
in great haste to make any cha nge.for
it is mush butler to learn to handle
theb.'es you have properly than it
would be to expend money for Italian
cjueens that may die oa your hands
E. T Abbott, in Kansas I'.irmer.
Bitter Cream Thereasonfor bitter
cream is lhat it is the result of keeping
it too long. or. in other words, of hav
ing old cream. Cream kept from thl: ty-
six to forty-eighs hours is very lii.ely
to be bitter. It is produced by fer
mentat'oa, which takes place at low
temperature rather than high when
tic change is sufficient to produce bit
terness. While there are other tausv s
for bitter cream, as, for instance, bit-
ter weeus wnieit me cows may ieeei oa ,
nhl cream. Cream should be churned
within thirty -six hours of the tin e of j
skimming, and taken off the milk in-
side of twcuiy-iour uours. -American -
ACID FOR SUGAR MAKING
d Water Combined to Farm
A very novel method of making sugar
has been patented in France by M.
Pellegrini. Sugar is, chemically, a com
pound of carbon, oxygen and hydrcgen,
iu such proportions that If rarbonic
acid, water and certain kinds of illu
minating gas could be persuaded to
unite, iu the proper quautities, tho
composition of sugar would be exactly
imitated. Hitherto, no one has been
able to make a sugar by mixing water
with two kinds of gas, but M. Pelle
grini claims to have succoeeleel. The
apparatus he uses consists of :i large
block of pumice stone, cleaned by soak
ing, first iu sulphuric acid and theu iu
water, which is set In an iron box,
plated with nickel inside. The length
of the box is three times that of the
pumice stone block, which Is tightly
fitted into the middle, and pipes are
arrangeel to convey the ingredienis to
the empty ends of the box. as reepiired.
Two of them enter from the sides, and
serve to bring carbonic acid and hydro
carbon gas. while another pipe from
above, branched so as to reach both
empty portions of the box. conveys
steam. AH the pipes are fitted with
valves ami pressure guages. Another
pipe, at the bottom of the box. serves
as au outlet. At first this pipe is closed,
as is also the steam pipe from above,
and carbonic acid is forcenl inte one end
of the box, while ethylene gas is forced
into the other, under equal pressure
and in equal volumes. A few minute's
later the steam valve above is opened
and steam forceel in under the same
pressure. As the gases unite the press
ure falls, so that the supply of each
must be kept constant. At the end of
half an hour the supply of gas is shut
off, the outlet pipe is opened and one
of the chambers is found to be filled
with syrup, containing '2o per cent of
sugar. The syrup is elrawu off for re
fining, and as soon as the app ir.itus is
ccol it Is ready for a fresh charge.
The ethylene gas can be obtained by
roasting rosin or grease, but M. Pe'lli
griui's patent covers either hydro-carbons,
such as petroleum products. The
explanation is that the three gases are
conelenseel in the pores of the pumice
stone and there unite; but M. Maninene,
who has made some experiments, de
clarer this to be doubtful, and in "Cos
mos" cxpn.sses eloubt as to the suevess
of the process. American Architect.
HUBBY COMES HOME LATE.
Mnko III.ni Repent TIiIm iiml Tlinn
Prove That lie lltin Hecn Ali.itcm
iotiM. Men who are accustomed to being out
late, and who on such occasions are
liable to become slightly tongie-ti"d,
should closely study the following,
which was recently printed in the Phil
Six thick thistle slicks.
Flesh of freshly fried flying fish.
The sea ceaseth and it sutiiceth us.
High roller, low roller, rower.
A box of mixed biscuits, :i liiixed
Strict, strong Stephen Stringer snared
slickly six sickly, silky snakes.
Swan swam over the sea; swim,
swan, swim; swan swam back again:
wedl s wun, swan.
It is a shame, Sam; these are the
same, Sam. 'Tis all a sham, Sam, and
a sham it is to sham so. Sam.
A growing gleam glowing gnvn.
The bleak breeze blighted the bright
Susan sliiues shoes and socks; socks
and shoe:; shine Susan. She ceaseth
shining shoe's aud socks, for shoes and
socks shock Susan.
Robert Rowley rolled :i round roll
round; u round roll Robert Rowley j
rollenl round. j
Oliver Oglctliorp ogled an owl and
oyster. Did Oliver Oglelhorp ogle an I
owl and oyster? If Oliver Oglethorp i
ogled an evl and oysu-r. where are' the I
owl and t.yster Oliver Ogletlorp ogled?
Ilobbs meets Snobbs and Nobbs:
Hobbs bobs to Snobbs and Xe.bbs;
Ilobbs nobs with Snobbs and robs
Nobbs fob. "That is." says Nobbs.
"the worse for Hobbs jobs" aud
Sammy Shoesmith saw a shrieking
songster. Did Sa'iiiny Shoesinilli see
a shrie'king songster? If Sammy Shoc
smith saw a shrieking songster. Where's i
the shrieking songster Sammy Shoe- '
smith saw? !
I went into tho garden to gather !
some blades, and there I saw two pivt
ty babes. "Ah, babe's, is that you.
babes, braiding of bl:i(lis. babes? If
you braid any blades at all. lnbes.
braid broad blade's, babes, or braid no
blades at all. babes."
You snulf shop snuff, I snuff box
IleimlriiiK: tx Hok'h Spine.
A unique operation has bee-n success;
fully performed by Dr. .lanns Haley,
a veterinary surgeon of New Loudon.
A handsome Utile cocker spaniel was
brought to him a short time ago suf-!
fe'ring with curvature of the spine as '
the rvsult of a kick administered by '
The little fellow's back was twisted
emt of shape and he was practically
helpless. His bae-k legs were helpless
and he could not move. He was al
ways si sufferer sintl kept moaning sun!
whining. Dr. Hsih-y thought when he-t
first saw the dog the most humane i
thing to do v. as to kill him. but he was
such a handsome little fellow the doctor
thought he would try to save him.
After administering an anesthetic the
spine was straight etietl and the dog was ,
encased in si plaster of paris jacket,
swung in straps and given proj er medi
cine and foexl. Finally, this week the
plaster was ivmovcel and llu do:; stood
on his feet for si moment in si surprised ,
Mrt of way, then he wigg-d his tail,
gave a spring into the stir. and. with a
loud bark, started off on a dead run
iu a circle, barking like mad. He kept ,
it up for about ten minutes, and seemed ;
anxious to show every one he was
all right. ,
He is just as good a do:; now as he '
e-ver was. climbs stairs without 1 rouble. '
and uets about with just as much ease ,
as any of his playfellows. The doe tor '
is quite proud of his job. and the owner
of the log is. of course, gre-sitly Dion.s.-d,
to ssiv uothiim of the dog himself.
The fashionable pill par e'xcellene
is not orb-shaped. sis we're Hi s which
have he'ld their own for so many ye'sirs.
gagging ailing humanity an 1 msikiug
more and yet more opulent the p;itie:u
medicine man. but are sizeable disks
Now there is nothing mv in covering
pills of various colored ingredienis.
with si uniform coating of susrar. but it
is si new notion to make the same con
cession to the eye that the e-oiifeetiniier
does with his ware's, and to tint s-:.:
of their medicated disks a deliesite :i;-ple-blossoni
pink so that, as they sire
bestowed in glass jars they arc iu
pearanee as tempting and. in fact
not unlike bonbons of similar &iz
Endinli Jonrnnlinm in Slum.
Siain lias its first Kiifrlii daily i:-
pa tier, till' "O'wrveT." whie-h is a
culinr-loedvliiu: siicet. as tli. advertise
ments are 50 thoroughly mix mI with the
ivadiiifc matter that it is diJHv-'iIt :
iliM-'iitairle them. Tile editor seeur: to
have adopted the plan of the late Kl
liott F. Shepard. as ho runs a ie.t from
the Siamese sae-red clasie-s uud.r ih
elate line. The price of .his little ioiir-
paper is $24 a year
or "one sa-
lunz" a eopv. The salting, it may i.e
oxniiiined. is 1.1 cents, and four sailings
mak'e tue ticai o;. b:ltt equivalent :o
qq cents in Mexican silver S'au Fran-
Highest of all in Leavening Power. -Latest U.S. Gov't Report
A Romantic French Nana.
EII rrkln !n New York Commercial Advertiser.
A gooel olel Yankee family from
Litchtielel county. Conn., arrived at the
states to-day. Their names were Abra
ham, Isaac anel Jacob Armstrong. It
is strange what solid old Jewish names
some of these Connecticut Yankees
have. I was telling Secretary Blaine
about these curious names to-'dav, anel
the ex-secretary told me a story "about
an aunt of Mr. Cheeney, of Boston.
whe nameel her children after names
which she found in French novels.
"Every child," said Mr. BIaim "had a
romantic French name. One was
named Valet Valet Checnev." "Where
did she get that name Valet from?'' I
asked. "Well, it was this way. I
knew Valet well when I was a boy. I
also knew he hail a middle name, for
he used to write it Valet D. C. Cheeney.
One day I asked him to give me his full
name. 4My mother got it out of a
French novel,' said Valet. My full
name is Valet de Chamber Cheeney.
Pretty name isn't it? And uncommon,
tern. They spell it in French Valet de
The Real Demon of the Marsh
Is not a spHk. but :i reality. It Is neither a
"bosie" nor a "kelpie.' nor any other of
thew spirits which the credulous have sup
I oo(l to haunt tiie hanks of rivers and
.streams afier dusk. In name is malaria,
and though invisible, it is very terrible anil
tenacious when it seizes you. llewtetter's
Stomach Hitters drives it away, nor will it
attack those whose systems are fortitleil
with the great medicinal defensive agent.
Tiie miasmatic mists of early morning, the'
vapors exhah'd at event hit may be .safely
breathed by those protected by the Bitters.
In the tropics where every form of malarial
disease threatens the- .sojourner, and Is par
ticularly virulent when developed, the Hit
ters is the best reliance of the inhabitant.
Ft r dyspepsia. liver complaint, IaeK of
vigor, appetite and sleep: for rheumatism
and nervousness t lie Hitters urea sure and
A blizzard is the Northwestern name
for a gale of wind filled with snow anel
icy particles as fiue as rice powder, with
a temperature 10 to 20 degrees below
zero. A genuine blizzard is so fierce
that you can neither face it nor distin
guish objects ten feet away fion you.
In Dakota ami Minnesota during the
prevalence of a bhzzarel farmers only
venture out of their houses with girdle
ropes around their bodies to enable them
to fiuel their way back.
llatl'a Catarrh Cure
Is a Constitutional cure. Price, 75.
"Johx Bull" is a collective name
an lied to the English nation. The term
wis first used in Arbuthuot's satire,
" History of John Hull." In this satire
the French are designated as "Lewis
JJ.il)oon,"theDntchus" Nicholas Frog "
etc. The "History of Jedin Bull" Teas
tl .'signed to ridicule tho Duke of Mail
boremgh. An Echo from Ike YTorld'a Fair.
The Lake Shore Route has recently
gotten out a very handsome litho
water color of the "Exposition Flyer,"
the famous twenty hour train in ser
vice between New York and Chicago
during the fair. Among the many
wonderful achievements of the Colum
bian year this train which was the
fastest long elistance train ever run
holds a prominent place, and to any
one interested in the subject the pict
ure is well worth framing. Ten cents
in stamps or silver sent to C. K. Wil-
ber. West. Pass. Agt, Chicago, will
Cervantes has said, " Every one is
son of his own works." This makes
the great Krupp a son of a gun.
Irrigated Fruit Lands.
Did you see the fruit in the Idaho
Exhibit at the World's Fair? Nothinir
finer, first premiums anel all raiseel on
irrigated land. It's sure, it's abund
ant, it's profitable, it's your oppor
tunity. The country is new, the lands are
cheap, and the eastern market is from
r.00 to 1,500 miles nearer than to simi
lar lands in Oregon, Washington and
Advertising matter sent on applica
tion. Address E. L. Lomax, O. P. !fc
T. A., Omaha, Neb
Their Kind of Dog.
"Now, boys," said the teacher, "I
need imt tell you any further f the
duty of c'uliivating a kindly disposi
tion; but I will tell you a little story
uuoui two iogs. iicorge nnet a nice
little de. that was as gentle as a Iamb.
He would sit by George's side quietly
for an hour at a time. He would not
hark at the passers-by nor at strange
elogs. anil would never bite anybody or
anything Thomas' eiog, on the con
trary, was always lighting other dogs,
and would sometimes tear them quite
cruelly He would also Hy at the hens
and cats in tho neighborhood, and on
several occasions he had been known
to seize a cow by the nostrils and throw
her. He barked at all the strange men
who came along, and would bite them
unless somebody interfcrcil. Now,
hoys, which was the eiog 3-eu would liko
to own, George's or Thomas?'' In
stantly came the answer in one eager
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rir.tlv nsed. The many, who live bet
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
lca3 expenditure, by more promptly t
adapting the world's best products to ,
the neeela of physical being, will attest
the value to healtn 01 me pure nquio.
laxative principles embraced in the
remeuv, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax
ative ; effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
anel permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medial
profession, because it acts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Fie is for sale by 11 drug
gists in 50c anel f i bottles, but it ia man
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, 6yrup of Figs,
and being well informtdyou will not
j Mcsp; aaj substitute U owed -
In Mexico, Peru, Brazil ami else
where, unshod hor.es are du'Jy workeel
over roads of all kinds, carrying heavy
packs from the interior down tothe coast,
the journey to and fro being often exteml
ed to several hundroel miles, and they
never wear out their hoof-. Tho roads
are neither softer nor smoother than
those of England aud Ireland. On tho
wilds of Exnioor and Dartmoor, u3 a'so
in the Orknej-s anil on the Welsh hills,
and in many parts of Continental Eu
rope, horses run unshod over rocks,
through ravines, anel up and down pre
cipitous ridges, yet they never sutler
from contracted feet, or from c)rns or
cracks, until they become civilized and
have been shexl. Differences in tho
quality of tho soil, be it hard er soft,
stony or sanely, smooth and slippery,
are of comparatively little importance!
to tho horse wlioso feet are as nature
mado them. Tho unshod horse can ileal
successfully with all remels. In the ro
treat of the French army from Moscow,
the hordes lost all their shoes beforo
they reached Vistula ; yet they founel
their way to Franco ever hard, rough
and frozen grounel. The natural solo 'of
the horse's foot is almost impenetrable.
It is so hard ami strong as to protect tho
sensible sole from all harm. Anel all
horses' feet exposed to hard objects uro
maele harder by the contact, provided
only that tho sole is not pared. Sir
Geo. W. Fox.
Karl'H CloTer Koot Tra,
Th jrreat IIUmhI puriflr.KHrsrr'Mi!ifSN.uilr!'irne
to Urn Complexion and currs Coumi (a! iou. UV-. JAX.-..51.
A Venetian merchant whe was lolling
in tho lap of luxury was accosted on the
Rialtoby a friend who had not seen him
for many mouths. " Hew is this ?' cried
the latter; "when I last saw you yemr
gabereliuo was out at elbows, and now
you sail in yemr emu gondola." "True,"
replieel the merchant ; " but since then
I have mot with serious losses, and been
obligeel to compound Aith my creditors
for 10 cents on tho dollar."
Moral : Composition is the Life of
Trade. New York World.
Coo'i Cotiph. IlalHsim
la the old. t Htid l-vt. It w ill lr-.ik ui :i iKI utct.
erituui anj thing else. ltUuiwayniUt'. Irylu
At a trial of a criminal case, tho pris
oner entered a plea of "not guilty,'' when
one of the jurymen put en his hat and
started for tho door. The Judge called
him back and informed him that ho
coulel not leave until tho case was tried.
" Tried V" queried the juror. -Why,
he acknowledges that he is not guilty I "
"Ilanaon'a Magic Corn .ilv."
Warranttil torur-ir iimn rrfuinlt'il. Ask your
druggist fur it. l'ri.')' ltftiis.
"I AM the oak ; you are tho vine," re
marked an ardent though silly lover to
his Marianne. "Let the vine, therefore,
creep arounel the oak until it ivachej
the topmost lcaws " "And linds noth
ing there." exclaimed the henrtlebs
Billiard Tablo, eee!id-h:in 1. For pa'o
cheap. Apply to or address, j. ( Akin,
511 H. l-'th Kt . Umahu, Neb.
The man who is willing to learn ems?
thing nt n time uiii soon I. now much.
"A babe," says a writ 'r, " is a moth
er's anchor." And he might have added
that the mother is the " uncluir's" spank
er. MICHIGAN LANDS.
Fertile. Cheap. Healtlir.
And Dot too for from gocd markets. The
Michigan Central will run special Home
Seekers' Excursions on July 10. Aug. II,
Eept. IS, to points north of Lansing, Sagi
naw and Hay City at onofaroforthe round
trip. Tickets good twenty dnys and to
stop over. For folder giving particulars
and describing lands, address O VT. Hug
gles. Gen. Pass, and Ticket Ag't, Chicago.
hours. Then skim off the yeast and
pour the liquor off into another vessel,
taking care not to shake it, so as to
leave the sediment; bottle it immedi
ately, cork it tightly; in three or four
days it will be fit for use.
HELP IS OFFERED
every nervous, exhausted, woman Mitreruig
from " fenmlo complaint' or weakness. All
pains, bearing-down sensations?, and intlam
niations are relieve1! and ci'i(Ei by L)r.
Pierco's Favorite Prescription.
World's Dispensary Medical Association,
Buffalo. X. V.:
(Untltmrn- Me cannot
Riilliciently thank you for
the frrtiit amount of teii
clit my wile received from
the use of your medicine.
Ily wif' hud a had cns- or
'leucorrlifiu and she limit
Dr. I'irrce'H Faveirite Pre
scription for it. I cannot
praise it uliove its value.
I have a daughter who
has Ijeen poorly over a
viiir- sh is taking the
s Favorite I're'wnption."
and is already feeling bet
ter, after taking two bot
GEO. W. SWEEXKV.
PIERCE a CURE
OR MONEY RKTIRNED.
To COLORADO RESORTS
Will art in early IhU yrar. eril the Crent Rock
Inland Route bo alr-aly atn(le ami p.-r fret ar
reneiiinta to transport th- many nho will talis la
tb loTely cool of Culorad''
The Track li
n'l douMe OTer important
mint ih rry hest.anJ a soM
Vilhnll Trnln cTll the QIR riUF laatrr ChiraKO
daily at 10 p. m.and arrlrrn M-run morning at Ixmer
or Colorado Spring for fireakfai-t
Any Coupon Tlckat Agent can inre, yoa rates, -urn
farther Information ill be cheerfully nnloiilckly rc
f ponded to bjaddreanlnir JNO MCItASTIAN
Oenetal Pan.D(fer Aifcnt. Chicago.
G0Ue Shore Route
VISIT SOME of the DELIGHTFUL MOUNT
AIN, LAKE or SEA SHORE RESORTS at
the EAST. A FULL. LIST of WHICH WITH
ROUTES AND RATES WILL BE FURNISHED
SEND IOC IN STAMPS or silver for Beau
tiful Litho-Water Color View of the
"FAMOUS EXPOSITION FLYER,"
the fastest long: elistance train overrun.
C. K. WILBER, West. P. A.,
.-ecoiifl Hand. 25 Horsn.
Will be oM at a sreat Ilar-
H. C. AKIN.
,511 So. 12th St.. Omaha. Neb.
Examination and Aiiriee t-i f I'nteiitaMlity of
Isvenllon. Head for" Inventor" Omile. or How to Get
ratenf PASSES CTASSEi. VZZZZnZZS, 3. 8.
WAfU Aiuweruijf Aeiiertueuieut bUitUr
VWttW uu rpr
hi. i ni i-
Bert Cong Syrup. Ttrtea e;L UagPW
J In time. SoM by dregglsH. Bf
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