Malheur enterprise. (Vale, Or.) 1909-current, November 20, 1909, Image 6

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W!W!W!M5iAi!!Wb As
A In.y ninn nn't w why others
linuld be fonlldi ciiotiuli work.
Mexico rnn think of many owner
It would prefer to tne Standard Oil
)r. Cook In gradually I'aruliig (o
AO without pb'l.lod (log and Boiisml
walrus Hipper.
Now York led the hIiiiiIo llfo wlion
Mildmin dim overrd It. lint It liatll
nought out ninny Invent bum.
A Kill never fool morn Importnni
than when flu1 I" getting married, and
A II I it tl never look mure InemiHpIrtl
A riiliiniiinii lui built the flrnf sue-
ceNnful noriipliine on the Iiirtf1r" him'.
We nlwm hen nl Hint tb fh lri'-o
tllllHt ..
'Tim iiwiiii n mo, utile to serve
lit Imm a I lie ariMtcr our happiness."
RnvH Mr. Hoekefeller. More what?
Kerosene T
"An to further piploratlon. ".ay
Dr. Cook, "much will depend on Mrs
Cook." Mm Peary has already re
marked. "Never Attain'"
Hi'lonHM declare there I no mien
t ti t n K on nn i'(iiliiiirlliil Hlorni. Hut
they ran't deny the fart that we have
ft lot of weather nt that lime of year.
Wlllnir Wright xuy h his aernpline la
perfect, lint lie In unable to pet n per-
fcH't motor. That's a good deal like
ii man with a perfect with rlieu
nun hin In It.
Kiiiihum Ik reported to have a larxn
surplus of rli h w blown. Owing to the
ffortn of William Allen White, how
ever. It lll he ihi less for titled for
elgneis to apply.
ride, hnn Increased hy more than
per rent. In the country at large, but
In the "wild nni woolly WeM" the per
centage of liotl.i. I.lfrt In only l a. M
again 27.11 for the year ls'ifl. Roh
bery, too, contrary to K'-noral notion.
I leiiHt rife In the western division,
being no inoro than I i per rent, an
against 13 6 per rent In 111 prevlmm
rrlmltinl ronsiiH. (Irnnd larceny ban
likewise decreased. The Went ha set
tled down, ha developed antl crime
and antl disorder habit and HgeiiebM,
and In Home respects Is even netting
an exiitimle to the Kant. The foreign-
I Inn. being t:t per cent of
l, ulw.le enllllllll "'' per cent of the
crime In th country almost, stiaim
Iv enough, the rutin reported In IS'.'O
There I no apparent relation he! ween
crime anrl Illiteracy, but crime
shown h)' the Heme to sustain a vita
relation to "the two great negative
rpiilers of the social disease Ignor-
nnre mid want." A recant occupa
tlon, the professional anil airi Iciiltnra
clashes are addloleil to major offense
while, tlie servHiits and laluuliiK cla
e are prone to the lesser form o
crime. Drunkenness Is found In fully
r.O ner cent of all criminal cases, mid
one nlKiilllcant fait Is worthy of par
tleular attention In police and official
circle namely, that "perhap 2" per
cent of the crime In thl country I
Bctiuillv committed In the saloon
themselvps" Of the prison population
In lH'.tO over I'll per cent were enterpi
A "itrunlMiril. ami yet in many cuses
the "habit" of prlKoner had not been
Inquired Int v Social anil Indiist i lal
student will find abundant material
In the criminal census, but they will
also llnd gap and omissions which
siifcKPMt more elaborate Inquiries for
the next census.
The Redemption
2! fl&vid (?orsot?
OnprlM. fix, ty Thr Hmrrn Mwrnll t'mtipany.
All Rights Rwrffd
.tapaiie ' etl. incite forbid i a new.
npcr mull from attemptliiK to lntr
view a member of Die royal family
This Is a hliul of yellow Journalism
(lot nt all to the reporters' liking
It Is aliened that .1. M ll.irrle wishes
to obtain a divorce so Hint he may
marry it beautiful young actres who
hit niHile a tilt In one of til
play. The Kialllude of soma author
It Ktoimdlujt.
We have a dim, nebulous Niisph-lon
(tut lloolti TArkliiKton'n purpose In K'
Inn Into Bgrlculture Is to demoiiMtrate
that a IiIkIi rlas literary man. tmrn
ln with n lofty Ambition, can uticreed
In raising Rood cantidoupe.
Overd renal ii k. fllrtliiR and ROsslplnR
re the throe cnrdluul sin of woman,
AivordtiiK to h vote which was recent
ly cahI by youtiR men beloncliiK to
one of the ('IiL-aro churches In Kiir
land tlie desire to vote could certainly
have crowded out one of the el us here
lltbcfore ulluded to.
Solence keeps well ahead of those
who make the dictionaries .lust now
vlatlun- which Is still ucu In (Ik die
Oonarles Is addliiM r.i,ildl to (lie
world's vovnhular) . Aviation Itself,
from the Latin avis, a bird. U hanpllv
coined, for the uionopb.iics and bl
plane with whbh such wondeilul Hi
nmplM have been hcore.l of late are
piliiij liultations of soar i in; bird-
In our own country we are lieiiln
hlliK to we Ihe effect of that sste n
of Ktliletbs which took possession of
our collide and other schools some
fifteen or twenty ; hko Some
f u, to lie sure, hate rcnaided the
Athletic practice of our schools as n
thin nomewhat overdone, and et
who ha i:ot otseted a tieno ndons
linproveinent in the condition
lu the rciicim! Kit up and set up
of our i bool lu ed out h as inmp.ave.t
with tlie outh of a ,,,, :ttl
10 whom athletic practl.e .,t mi
known III our lucre icen: con-id
eratlon of the college lrcd ivan a-, a
liew and bc clul (.. tor In Inc
H), do we not t:.:nk .. b-.niiH of
thoe Qualities ileil tlie puvlu. t of
atlilellc piaclbv of spoil iboe
dlrstly pmi. tatcd with ho!..!
A etuui In, u- tn t!,e t e of
food bat tsen p-e,t-.. 'ed la'r'. '.- :n".i
w U Ale capable of tAainR bro t.l u
and who ue wc! ki.own to i.i
ttrj tiielr pre.U, t;o.i I! I . tiU'. :1,
Mr. Mill ivtntt oat that tlie mi.,'
lrd ndloii ef wheat U s!e,.t 'v dim
tahtng A the si-nU!i.'i; !c." ee
Mud as the area iloo;r. t r-,!v. and
the ar: Icul'.ui pop. i'. it , n doe r.o!
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E announce with a great deal of pleasure
a serial that is somewhat exceptional, even
in these days of active fiction. It is a story
of unusual power, of wonderful pathos and
yet dealing with practical, every-day life in
a way that stirs the soul and teaches a
lasting lesson.
The story begins with a description of
the home and life of David Corson, a young
Quaker, whose career has been so peaceful
i . r I .1 . I i 1: ..L-,nL anrl Ulo
and unevenuui mat wucn a uavcnug iiiuuiiicuaim oou mo
beautiful assistant, Pepeeta, visit the town, the glare and
glamour of tinsel and excitement lead David to turn his
back on the old life and plunge into the wide world he
had only read about previously. David is entranced by
the beauty of the peerless girl. He is led into a mad
whirl of pleasure by the mountebank. Finally, he induces
Pepeeta to desert her husband and flee with h:m. A
. . I- . I . . r- -It L - f Lr : l:f
nvivalisl Dnncs uavici dsck to a sense oi mis niisspcm mc.
It is a marvelous life study. Everybody should read iL
Sir (illbert Parker sa s of the sto
rlea lu his new book, "Nor; horn
l.lithis": "The tab's lu this bool bt
lonn to two different epochs lu the life
of the Par West The tlrst live are
reminiscent of border and deed
of days liefoie the treat railway wa
built which cl'niiKcd a waste Into it
fertile Held of civilization. The re-
uialtiltiH storle cover the period
pmsed since the Iloyal Northwest
.Mounted Police mid the Pullman car
tlrst startled the early pioneer and
sent 111 in Into the land of the Farther
North or drew him Into the quiet cir
cle of civic routine and humdrum oc
cupation." Charles Iver believed that novel
ist! should retire or at all event re
frain from wrltliiR love stories In due
season. In tils fifty ninth year the
author of "Charles O'Mallev" write to
Ilia publisher: "What you hint about
a renil love story Is Rood, but don't for
Ret that Thackeray sld that 'No old
man must prate alouit love.' 1 remem
ber the Ibike of WellliiRton once sav
ins tii me, referrhiR to Warren's 'Ten
Thousand a Year.' It Is not that he
never had ten thousand a year, but he I horn. It w:
never knew a man who had' As to country hoy
writing about love from memory, It Is
like rouiitlnn over the bank notes of a
Link Ioor broken They remind you
of money. It Is true, but they're only
waste paper, after all "
William IV Morgan' new novel.
It Never Can Happen Analn." Is pub
llshod 1 1 Is not ditV.oult to see from
the leisurely air of Mr IV Morgan' I
books thai he doe. not work sNslcmatl
caily a dellnlle number of hours a dav
He "just works all day on and off,"
he says, 'and .-oniellmes a little In the
ew nir.K I be weather does not affevt
bun bis nice be doc all his work In-
loors He lives much of the ttine In
Italy, where !t seems Impossible to
hurry, ami as the writing of Ivoka Is
the pastime of his later year he lin
gers oxer his work wn! care and pa-
ll uce "It Never Can Happen Again''
concern the love of one llluid .Inn for
l.l '..::le dangbtei I .i.-.u nanne. alo
the doings of S.r I'ltus Sor. sip. novel
ti, and In wi.e and ot the daughter
o! a wealth, baronet who has become
obxs-id of I lie feudal stolu
ilooige M.invi'ie un, who died in
Pr.,'.' vcciit'.y a" the age ,.f TS,
w. ihe ,.i!ioi of upwards o! l.'n1 vol
uuus of tt,':'.,n Cor mauv years he
and Ceoigc Heuty dtvlddl between
them la. t'.alN tlie entire Hntloli
tie Id of lsv '...s'k-. As ,m.c writer
p;'t !: tn a skct. h of lu l:tc ' l'or
l''.c i,.-ir part ot Cie !a! two dec
.1 Hero and I'cnu were the a,
kt.owle.tkcd laureates ot the playroom
: ai d the t.otid.o. and Ihe benelactors
! of ,.uii:Us isinuts. who, when in
JouM . to .-, Clii'tinas prrsent for
grow I'.'.g ip c'.i::,'.', i a, knew that tlio
wne '. s.Ce w .;! t!.e U-t lU'U'.y
l el U ,1 1 t ellll W At
r.ioM , rol tV authors who r cry w !-. re
ihe peop'e i-oiisuiMc u-.o-.e a id Ue K of t!
to sell tn Kuroie If Oil st.t of1'"4"' 1 :l i"
thlnft conttunr for a Kmir time the! I'0 lg'n b ot k of tvya
I 'ul ted State will ne,! to Impel j i'k mil 1 be bad reached C.c age of
be: Hut the pto.ev of dlnihrittetv I S V'rni tb.t tlti.e ou h wrote vol
I A.'o , and a dert. 'en. y of w t eat U' uii.lno.;'. . atid at I'.e a of t
)ear lu the taluie t'be meat ttua '.urlitng out two or !fcr-e Uiy
Hon It dtffeietit Theie I !. to lw Nv-s 1-es.dea a 'aovcl. v.-tn-erou short
At the I'lvseiit lime a iea; len. en y j'.otlev and'.i e at ::.. amhiaI
o! oait . and If thu; Is o U. t the 1 lv IVaptt h'.s grta! Re. h work
I" i. ,i ii-ri nn.) o; otner inwat In i in'M r.o sign ci oeirt . rat w. n, re
Hidden away m this Horn and care-
eneuiii I 'cred world are spots so untei
1111,1 lieHllllfiil as to 111. Ike the f:ill ol'
man seem incrediUe, and awaken In
the loraxt nf the weary traveler who
mos middenly upon them, a vai;uo
iiiul di ar ,1, Lis. on he has slum-
led Into Paradisiv
Such an Kden existed In the extreme
western pan of Ohio In the spring of
1S41V ll was a Valley surrounded by
wooded lulls mid threaded by a noisy
irook which hastily made Its way. as
If upon some errand of Immense Im-
ortance. down to the bin Miami not
many miles distant. A road cut
through a vast and solemn forest led
Into the valley, and entering as If by
corridor and through the open portal
of a temple, the traveler saw a white
farm-house nestling beneath a mighty
haokberry tree whose wide-reaching
arms sheltered It from summer sun
and winter wind. A deep, wide lawn
of bluegrass lay In front, and a garden
of (lower, fragrant and brilliant, on
Its southern side. Stretching uwav In
to the background was Ihe farm newly
carved out of the wilderness, but al
ready In a high state of cultivation.
In this lovely valley, at the close of
long, odorous, sifn -drenched day In
early May. tlie sacred silence was bro
ken by a raucous blast from that most
unmusical of Instruments, a tin dinner
was blown by h bare-legged j
who scented to take d
light In this profanation. Hy hi side,
lu the vine-lad porch of the white
farm-house stood a woman who shad
ed her eyes with her band as she look
ed toward a oblect tn a distant
meadow She was no longer young. As
the light of the setting sun fell full
upon tu r face it seemed almost trans
parent, and even the tmobserv tug must
nave perceived that some deep experi
ence of the sadnes ,,f l.fe bad added
to character tin Indescribable
"Thee will have to go and call him,
Stephen, tor 1 think he l as fallen Into
another trance." the woman said. In a
low voice i:i which there was not n
trace of impatience
The 'child threw down bis dinner
horn, whistled to bis dog and started
Springing tip from where be had been
watching evotv expression of his mas
ters the shaggy collie bounded
i 'id as he moved across the
lav i. while the woman watched them
with a i loud and happy smile.
t'ntilt. i..l l. and tnoompivhonatbl,'
emotions er( awakened lit !- anil
of the t'ov by tii, fullness ami beauty
of the evening world Hts senses were
not el dulled nor bis feelings a.l;'J
Through every avenue of lua mte'.li
Rence the invsteiy of the universe
tole Into h.s sensitive spirit If I
breese blew ... ivs lh meadow ha
turned bis , ! . ek to kiss. If tho!
odor of spcat-mut from the brookside I
was .1 atonnd htm h 1 rixalhed !
It Into Ins nostrils with delight He
saw the h.i,l. w of a crow fym.; across !
Ihe fWld and slopped to look up n,;.
Paten for the aw tali of her wImk and i
hrr loud, houia caw as made her j
way to tlie n.aur.g giour.da, then he
lialed bevoi d her. Into th fathomless'
'depths of tt e blue skv. , nit
was stirred nn In.b s.-ruh awe '
Hut It was not o much the obVct ;
themselves a Ihe spirit pervading I
them, which tiricd the depths of the
cuiio a mu.. i i no iuue ..,.
ine,itiei'. wilt ivi le much h sr
Hut Ibal condition ef thing nrd not
and will not I pernianrnt atnes !!.
bih p l.e all! atltuulat Us ralaliiR
of Ilia . attle
k study of Ihs late.t t tnvli a.1 u
lUlbs el Iks I idled Male, tor IW4
u4 A o iit,,n c( oius liiiiyvitant
lalA with urexiidlri( data vf lh
ut ef ! mad l lbs thvlia
f It s tslifvrtU as 1 1 l.o la it s
IVpttUtr h.lcH, Uoulklf. lt'd soies
ia'Met'lis: lll 1ks ps ta
l'ol F, A tllt dtuUvilloM e(
DIM la Iks I A 14 i lbs ak Us
ula..a its U ,,4 ti.''l lS
,.U4 l ll i ..vt s
. I I !. t ell S-u I i
' l .. s I t I
' l,l I I. A I U
) " S . I . .
la u'.r.R t,v th lat tl.a v; ta4.;'.e
h!ituev InRen..'.!) of i'!,v: 4nj
Iwlewti siiiipMclt v h , v. :-,..,tkrJ
Us er!; r j rod notion W r:t:i !x k
f r U v aeetnesl to keep ! : ;...ii, ku4
beait yeuiR at.d frs rr.l,t f ;sp
vi'artt, with youthf-l te.v!r lo Iks
da y ! 1C Jeal U
t . s us) (.
XV e bestow the !'
is, sr. and yet he did ' of language .pon a child, tat the fe. ;.
lugs wbl.K that lai.g'.t..e serves
to I mer pre I .-.nd expn-aa x:t and low
within him even If be he d.imh And
this gift i f Uug.iMge la often of ies
ttoual le xa-i.e. and had iter. o n
htm All i:,.n t-.e f.'.t riled t.i-,v with
love To ! tn the alley w . r-cnen
si-.d tbnu, kh It mvisi'ely t ,.t nniM:.k
Atlv Cod walked, morn)!-.. and
v ei-.n g
To tt ,1 .Id sauntering dveaiv.'.y nd ",f '" '
w.stf..l.v the ol .'. cl d. oiv seen '-ec. t v.cte,!.-
fr. m the funi house d.wr bemn s-ad- ,han " 1 t .!,,.;, it.elf into m ro..p of ' ' '' ,f
liv.i.g It, ta Ts hotac v , re at- 1 "
(ached to a low . one siati.t I- !. 1 " r '
I.. ah fc'a , f its meadow i.J it , oth- Mx ' : ' '
it la a J-.p f.,i'ow trace.! acrxxa tta r-'k c' fee
S..rf.e. TVs -',-a a'S was ,.r ,, d.-s f
deep In tt,. ii. ty c.i s '.! f. a li. a
''!! -f '.' n . r. f,,, . t la.ta 'an If I r.....
t as a u . t sea t . .. cri..t w iin 1 t''
A I'l. lal .' .: it i( h its roni I'
f A tol
l'lwee l I .i Va r t plo fcn J
lsi.! i ,i, its .i.'f t ' t-a.h la
Us t . si. ,1 a ..!- j..fcff It
li,l loi.uij lal I .
I'l.a '.al l .....) s u
I 'a f 't'eat e.,.,i a ,. ..a
SI Ms ill. i . J ( t . , ..s .
iai',.-t..4J.., t . ... 4 , i i
a ii.4 a J ... ss
I a '.as a ' a 4 j
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US a. I, 4 l a . .... i . .... ....I I
' As4 ks fck sisv.s as US iWat SS !
a .
the sun hnd lust I'lsappeared; be frared
wit hunt seeing; and felt wit bout think
ing. The boy a pproa olied this statuesque
llgure with a stealil y tread, and pluck
ing a long spear of grass tickled the
brim.tcd neck. Tho hand of the plow
man moved automatically upward as
If to brush away a My, and at this un
i nusi-ions" action the child, sel.ed by
a convulsion of laughter and fearing;
lest it explode, slurred his fists Into
his mouth. In the opinion of this Ir
reverent young skeptic his t'nele Pave
was In a "tantrum" instead of a
trance." and he thought such a dis
ease demanded heroic treatment.
I-'or several years this Quaker youth.
I lav Id Corson, had been the subject of
remarkable emotional experiences. In
explanation of which the rude wits of
the village declared that he had been
moon-struck; the young girls who
adored his beauty thought he was In
love, and the venerable fathers and
mothers of tills religious community
believed that In him the scriptural
prophecy, "Your young men shall see
visions," had been literally fulfilled.
Pavid Corson himself accepted the last
explanation with unquestioning faith.
The life of this young man had been
pure and uneventful. Kxistence in
this frontier region, once full of the
tragedy of Indian warfare, had been
gradually softened by peace and rel.g
j ion. In such a sequestered rcgioiT
I books and papers were scarce, and he
' bad access only to a few volumes writ
i ten by quiet. sts and mystics, and to
thai great mine of s.iered literature,
I the Holy Htble. Tlie seeds of ki.ovvl
! edge sown by these l ooks In the rich
, soil of th s young heart were fertil
ised by the society of noble men. vir
: icons women, and natural surround
, lugs of ex iiiis.te bevuty.
j None of these reflection disturbed
, the ni'.tid of the barefooted box. Itiv.
tug s.'.ppr. ssed Ids laughter, he tickled
the sanhiirr.'. ee.-k acauv i nce more
the hand rose at. toman
more the toy was almost strangled
wilh delight The dreamer was hard
to awaken, but his tormentor had not
yet exhausted his resources. No gen
uine boy is ever that funda
mental necessity of childhood, a pin.
and rinding one somewhere about his
clothing, be thrust it into the leg of
the plowman. The sudden sting
brought the soaring saint from heaven
to earth In an instant the mystic
was a man. at d a strong one, too. Ho
seized the un sanctified young repro
bate with , tie hard and hoisted httn a:
arm's length, above l is head
Oh. Vt-ele Pave, 111 never do it
again' Never! Never! Let me down"
Still holding turn aloft as a h inter
wo. ild b. l.! a f..:con. the reif.c.irr. ite.l
'spirit'' I... :!.ed long, loud ..:t.i
the echoes of his laughter r ; .-. g -. n j
up the valley : 'e a peal from a chime
or l eds The ,;.'M's fear w is n.,.l!es,
for the heart ..nd hands tht t-v.'t w ith
h:m were as K'clm as a w euan's The
yo'Uh. ri'e-mt some old Norse god
he stood t'-ere in the gathering
gloom, lower..: th child slowly, and
printing a k:as on his check, said;
"Thee ltttie pet. thee !'... no rever
ence' Thee should, r.- er disturb a
child at r.: il..y, a btrl on his nest
nor a man at his prayers "
"Hi.t was not praying. I'nole
Pave." th.- ! ov repli-.! "Thee was
o-.U in ar.otl.. r of thy tariruma. Th
.pper ( grow n Ood. the horses are
''red and SSp and 1 hive walked a
m:. e to c..!l thee Crur. "mother said
:t--c had . t-ance. Tell iv. e what thee
!..a ace-, in thy vUiot.s I'ncle lv-'
"Cod aed H;a angels" said ths young
mvsr.c sof.'.x fallii-.g .ain into ths
mo, .! from t , -. he h.,.1 '. ee:v ao rude
ly awake red
Angela' ' .-, r.-.l the young mats
r:a..t '.f tU'e waa t'.inktng of any
: gel at 4i;. 1 ,; h,.j ,,es tt was por
ot: v Kr.,aer "
' 'o r.ot be silly " replied
r.t. Por It w as
Ins; th bloodhountli with thtn own
"I hAv told thse a hundred tlmei.'
"Put I want to hesr It Bg-Aln."
"Use thy memory And thy Imagln
Th etiiM i,niindin forward, the
tired procession entered the barnyard
The plowman fed his horses, and stop
pod to listen for a moment to their
deep-drawn sighs of contentment, and
to the musical grinding of the oats In
their teeth. His Imaginative mind read
his own thoughts Into everything, and
he believed that he could distinguish In
these Itinrtlculatts sounds the words
"Good-night. Oood-nlght."
"(Jood-nlfcht." he said, and stroking
their groat flunks with his kind hand,
left them to their well-earned repose.
(in his way to the house he stopped to
bathe his face In tho waters of. a
spring brook that ran across the yard.
and then entered ths kitchen where
supper was spread.
' "Thee la late." said the woman who
hud watched and waited, her fine face
radiant with u smile of love and wel
"Forgiv e me, mother," he replied. I
have had another vision.
"I thought as much. Thee; must re
member what thee has seen, my son,"
she said, "for all that tnee Denoias
with the outer eye shall pass away,
while what thee sees with the Inner
... - . I V. . . .1 lliaa a
eye abides rnrevcr. nu uu w.
mssace. too?"
"It was delivered to me that on the
holy Sabbath day I should go to the
camp In Baxter's clearing and preach
to the lumbermen."
"Then thee must go, my son."
"I will," he answered, taking het
hand affectionately, but with Quaker
restraint, and leading her to the table.
The family, consisting of the mother,
an adopted daughter Poro boa. the
daughter's husband Jacob and son
Stephen, sat down to a simple but
bountiful supper, during which and
late Into the evening the young mys
tic pondered the vision which he be
lieved himself to have seen, nnd the
message which he believed himslf to
have heard. In his musings there was
not a tremor or a doubt; he would
have ns soon questioned the reality of
the old farm-house and the faces of
the family gathered about the table.
He was a credulous and unsophisti
cated youth, dwelling in i realm of
imagination rather than In n world of
reality nnd law. lie hnd much to learn.
His education was about to begin, and
to begin s dots nil true and effective
education, in a spirltunl temptation.
The Chebers say that when their great
prophet Abriman was thrown Into the
tire by the order of Nlmrod, the flames
Into which ho fell turned Into a bed of
roses, upon which he peacefully re
clined. This Innocent Quaker youth
had been recfllilng upon-a bed. of roses
which now began to turn Into a couch
of flames.
(To be continued.)
k"BVaa. '
Snidleate with $1,000,000 Capital
Arranvea for Two Settlements.
Two localities In Taa are to be
the scenes of a new plan in coloniza
tion, according to a report from Rome,
eays the New York Herald. An Ital
ian syndicate will establish la the
middle part of the State two agricul
tural colonies, each composed of 100
families, or about 1.000 persons In all.
brought directly from the agricultural
districts of northern Italy.
The entire scheme calls for the ex
penditure of about $1,000,000. One-
third of the amount has been subscrib
ed by Texas capitalists headed by
Capt. Nicolinl, Italian consular ageut
at Galveston. The rest has been fur
nished by a syndicate organized last
winter hi Milan, and presided over by
Lulgi Lu.zatU, former minister of
finance ta the Italian cabinet.
The scheme calls also for the estab
lishment by one of the Italian steam
ship companies of a direct Hue be
tween '.he .Meu:tf rranean ports and
The idea of colonizing the Italian
ally, and onee ( Immigrates In the agricultural dis
tricts of the south d.ifes back to tho
time the Italian ambassador, Sig. P.s
Planches, made a tour of Louisiana
and Texas, and was favorably im
pressed by the prosperity of the sev
eral Italian agricultural settlements
already existing In those two States.
The splendid possibilities of the
Southern States for those taking up
laad soon attracted the attention rf
j northern Italian capitalists, whiv la
; ferested Senator Pe Martlno. president
i of the colonial institute of Rome. He
said ho was willing to lend his sup
: port to the enterprise provided the
syndicate would accept a cenafn con
trol ou the part of the colonial Insti
tute. The result was that a commission of
three members was formed and sent
here to Inspect the land. The com
mission arrived In New York In Jan
uary, and after a brief stop In Wash
ington went directly to Texas, where1
it remained for A month making a
thorough survey of the laud from
point of view of practical farming, j
ltefore leaving Texas the commission!
onnrmed an option on 62,000 acres of
The Apple llarrel.
rt stood In the cellar low and dim,
Where the cobwebs swept and sway
Hobllns- thp Htnre from bOUKh and
At the feet of autumn laid.
And oft, when the days were short
and drear
And the north wind shrieked nnd
We children sought In the corner her-
And drew on the toothsome hoard
Foi thus through the long, long win
It nnswered our every call
With wine of the summer's golden
Sealed by the bund of fall.
The best there was of the earth and
Of rain nnd sun and breeze,
Changed to a pippin sweet and. rare
t'.y the art of the faithful trees.
wonderful barrel was this, had we
Tts message but rightly heard,
Filled with the tales of wind and bee,
Of cricket and moth and bird;
Rife with the bliss of the fragrant
When skies were soft and blue;
Thronged with the dreams of a har
vest moon
O'er fields drenched deep with dew.
Oh. homely barrel, I'd fain essay
Your marvelous skill again;
Take me buck to the past, I pray,
As willingly now as then
Hack to the tender morns and eves,
The noontides warm and still.
The fleecy clouds and the spangled
Of the orchard over the hill.
Edwin L. Sabln, in Lipplncott's.
(fluot rati
Si : .v.f . .'. :
V Tl,-..-:-?.:! "."'I-O . j
" sV r J - . - ? '.'3ar
'-WOTE ID. 09
Hired it$ and (he Doaa,
An exchange 'resents each of the
two sides ofltbfarrn labor question
in this sonicivh homely but forcible
manner: J
"He felt thfitie was working too
hard for the ;pi received; he knew
better than thetoss how the work
should be laid it; he caroused on
Sunday and Wo dead to the world
Monday; he waJealous of the other
hired men ha. t fired!
"He had noregular hours; he
shifted teams fM one man to anoth
er; he spent htstne In town; he had
plenty of spare inn In his house, but
gave the hlre( an the best tn the
hay loft; he grtbled about trlfles-o
his hired man qi"
A TrosbWiine Weed.
Reports come frot
perennial sow this
firm foothold, makit It the greatest
w-eed enemy with '
has to contend. It
from one farm to
Ontario that thfi
has gained a
lich the farmer
has been spread '
bother by the
threshing machines the numerous
seeds being easily car
od being advocated ft
is to sow winter rye
pasture it the folow
can be followed in
nips or buckwheat.
are secured and
fought at the same tie.
led. One meth-
its eradication
September and
g spring. This
ne by rye, tur-
this way crops
sow thistle
cciuaac t
While vegetables are given a low
value as food for man or beast on
account of their large percentage of
water, the dry portion is highly nu
t.itlve. In the potato the 22 per cent
of solid matter Is nearly all available
for food. The proteids as flesh form
ers and the carbohydrates as fat pro
ducers are essential parts of food.
Fowls BudEggi,
Farmers' Bulletin Jo. 128, United
States Department f Agriculture,
says: "The eggs c ' off rent kinds of
domestic poultry r In size as well
as appearance, an 1 tire I also a con
siderable range In U- tue of eggs of
different breeds. Tws, hens' eggs
range from the srioll tes laid by ban
tams to the largu lies riL by such
breeds as light I n.unrs. t'a'aJTav-
erase a hen's e. g U 2.27 inches in
length, and 1.72 "leiln diameter or
width at the i r acW point, and
weighs about 2 c
to the pound (1-..
Generally speakin'
are smaller than
those of ducks s
hens' eggs, while
geese are consiii
eggs, on an ave
inches, are rather
and weigh abou
17 ounces to tl-e
weigh about 5.J j
'i , or eight eggs
. nds per dozen),
'h eggs of pullets
' Ce of old hens;
vnhat larger than
e of turkeys and
i. i larger. Guinea
: I oisure l7xllj
. fited at one end,
ounces each, or
0 i?n. Goose eggs
ounces each, or
1 I--V-V
b i ;.
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Krep the linad Drair Going.
Bad roads are an extravagance that
no farming community can afford.
Just what they cost in unnecessary
expenses It takes but a moment to de
termine. A team and driver are -asonably
worth ii a day, na by the use of
these It is a-f?ible to deliver to mar
Wat trom your home luo bushels of
corn. Hauling over pood roads, the
cost of delivery is 3 cents per bushel.
Rut if. In consequence of bad roads,
but fifty bushels can be delivered, the
cost Is doubled and the difference is
what the impassible roads cost you.
Continue this calculation, applying it
to the hauling of all your crops, and
it quickly becomes apparent that It
amounts to a very burdensome tax.
Good roads help la every way; thev
promote sociability by making friends
and relatives accessible, and by means
of them it Is easier to reach the
laud. 23.000 of which Is near Keeohle 1 lhcklls and lurches and to generally
and the other 37.000 on the TrmltT uo B:u, ruj - l:lin?s w-": ake
river, near Palestine.
The price stipulated for the Isni t.
rtes from $11 to $12 30 an acre
According to the expert of ths com
mission th svndicat ts to frnuh
each colonist with A house of thre
life really worth living.
laalonrn for 1'oBlirr.
Sunflowers are grown by many
pouHrvmec and fara:er. The seed
make an fxoel'.er.t feed for pou'trr
rooms a ww and a mule. Thev w ,nd ca ' "Si''-V ind rrofl:aVy pr j j
Also receive free transport- - or dUl'1 Tt J "a ' a la j
themselves a:k1 families and a" .v'er I rom 43 crP fu''Hva:eJ the same ,
will r.eed for the frst war T"e 'and ' S " W"tn r'r' tte j
.v- . - v. ...... i ed out and fed to the toj.'rrv ..
s to a.tuv.t to mini's
wr.h thvva ef hell-
Tbaa wo:
It 4 i
1.1 r.t dars
f bar t.s
Iks Mras Itrkal.
CenJ jcor ica 'a'l va t tiala1
lai.1 ths I'lM ll. sat. sir.
Ataxn' tn.l' l.! l'aMssf Wdut
It s n atiar nh ttt
Vn4u.Soi His ll.asl tis na
ra f. .t.u.a,4 rta' t...:tl
,:. s I'- ' u
lss Ba a ...taU t,, ,f t.
n ll. al Ak Sen as taa
i n u s u.s
A I. M
f kroa
iv.a ns trai a
V aa r. ;.on rams
ii ll luo t.i p:i 117
t M d Am h ' Wains
M.S'. I aj a tv , t.rava s... I . a rs "
"11 H'l v a "
1 a'. I .. i tas l.a ih -'Ii
ii i i . t ii. t r 'a a . ; i
I 1 a. a l, t.l t ,r a . t tf , fa'.ksr s
tn Jn.t ra 'a' I as
1 a ' I Ii . ii Urn
1 ' ' t. as l .l i. aa ti
' . I a. r-l . i i ai I
ii ak i i.i t i...,., ,,..4
a.av. ii s i. i sol. s a
i ...a( . . it at k l t , i , . a
a i.i f a i-i s i ii..i hi a 4
i tt.'u mi.. aio to ns Cvlv-
j cist At cost price, w '.ta lntermt At (
I !er cent. And !f :i jvaytasnta are '
j n; ad durln th frst te-. yt4r ths'
t w'.or.'.st will :hn t er.t'.rely !cd
; pr..lent Wh'! rert speaVs of
tiv.port'r.g tr.e first : 0 fdn.l'.: : j.i
r.ot r'.aVa a vrt of the th i
rt'.Ata ot?e-t is to re'.'.ev th cor.fs- j
,j j tloa of th Ita'.laa d :rv a th
r:: t I a Trk 1'
caj.v aaj rva:a
::ir.rf Cs
" t.raiatu al r.taf
An-or.i If. a ,ar rs.,a
who'. or ground. !f th auaflower
heads Ar throan into the chicken
vara. tr. b:r.U ::: thresh th seet
cut IheU.ariVt. m.:h C0 -Xins to th
tror ,t : a xcrl!nt fAtteclcj
:,xv. and .-r. VJ a;tti cracked corn
Vt- (Ov d reault
t . t.-o :h. Mitoti to the
u:.r. rr arrja, but It U a (W-l ta.nj
t- r; is r-..tn4 for another irar.
i a-u ttt' via'.d.
r'S vf -aJ-AtlcB tt Wsat f'l
V: 1: :' A-a im j a s
JV.t s Us Cist k f tt f
I .. ' 1 1 1 lit1' t ' .i ,
it II i sJ I ' i
T'lbb I It' ll
It. ' : i a 1 1 ' I I
)- l-aa l
U, out for it hi4l Is ujob
Ihs ch.c.. TUf w'Jl a,g t tir
1 a aT " '!: ri ot'tj
f'. t ltf a UVl.A (ii, ,:; i.,a At
'a ta all
IMill I II A at Ale, lalAlLI
tts ttv t Ot tl !. t.t IL titavai
asiy ILs alvut if tL v. a.
.. i.s Tt'
hi aaJ.. liAJ.aLia L.aJ l.n .1 ... ,-A ..a
. i - w r'af. a.
,,v. t a,.- al ii.4i.,H auk hi IL a laii,.. m A a.i.. .i .
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'a i. a. i ue l.. n. . . - . . . ....
A A IM i a la kfc.a .a.... - . . . 1... . w w ' afi itif
- - i a 1 1 1
tvit a
-.f us ,k ( Jtx
about 5 pounds j r dozen that Is,
more than ihr ti es as much as
hens' eggs. The ejfs of wild birds are
said to be sms'-r than those of the
same species w1 t tf,ome3ticaed. Wild
ducks' eggs ai v tto be, on an av
erage, 1.97 to . " inches In diaaeter;
domestic J-ic'.f , eggs, 2.36 to 2.5S
inches. t ?
.. - .
Wonina I. Chicikea Yard.
September Is I. good month to look
about for t'oct-. end If one has not al
ready se,tb-d j;t a a particular varie
ty, a hint in th t direction may be of
some use. l"nl- t a wrxnan can afford
to k p pletty i f help she should not
keep over-fifty owls. I feel that I am
writing ar the rotnan who takes car
of hr' ch liken; herself unit in he
would say that If she ha the room it
Is t' good plan to keep a small flock of
tw varieties ae for broilers or
fricassees and oc for laying eggs, and
len ii comes o the genuine bust
nass, then give ne the Black Minor
ca. The eggs tre large and pur
wlte. The beasare almost perpetual
lert aad do ot make good moth
en. The eggs wil command the high
eif. fancy price, and if your stock Is
pure you can art the eggs for sittings
at! prices aoccrcng to the stock you
fhe Plymoutfc Rocks or the Wyaa-i-Ve
are suiU".!e breeds for trott
er or for honw jse. I think there ll
atre money ta he selling of eggs t
irvat custom, or even in tho mar
kek, than In toilers. Ther is les
work and leas rrr. Th latter !
1 good layer f the do Cot get to
fat. but when tis oecura mak a do
Pla st her. !
- -2a as Has Raalaai.
. Salt burled j, few mciea in tlw
iround in certiji apou iu attraa
th hogaand ctifina thrnPrttty clo
ly to Aurfc plAc.
It U natiraj for a hog to root, bul
tf rou aat..prtVett Ufa froa d
tn ao a sinn a ring la th snout wJ
anar tht pvJsa.
It la a gra ,uuk to rri a h
by muiiUiiBteia aara E,tr UM
tcial ta )
Suaaful . iter, mQl'lUt
their 4t:-.sJaJ f .
tr tusj f.turiu."ru ui
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