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Weed out the Poor Cows.
It will be safe to say -tbst ,one half
tb'e cows on the farm of tbe average
creamery patron do not any more
than pay their board, says, tbe
Parmer. Many of them are kert at
a positive loss even where tbey are
kept cheaply. If a herd of cows does
Ho average over 125 pounds of
natter Jat per year, tn at nerd not
more than paying expenses. It is-
kepi without profit, and of ten .. at
Joss. Where a herd average IpO or
17o pounds, there is always a lot of
poor coysMiithe held. Th troable
in-that'Bo man can tell from the-
looks oFtbese cowa' which are befng
kept at a profit nor which at a loss
He cannot always tell even if he
milks them, for the qnanity of the
milk is only one factot. The cows
may give a good flow of milk and yet
ot pay her way on . iha farm
mere is absolutely but one way to
separate tbe precious from the vile,
the deadbeat boarders from tbe
money-tnake-s, and tbst is by the use
of the Babcock test.
We have said this over and over
agaiD and will keep on saying it
Whenever a fact in agriculture has
been thorongbly established bo that
there is no question about it, we
have nothing left to do hut to keep
on pounding away until finally we
impress our readers with tbe absolute
. trnthfallaess of our statement. So
see have bean pounding away on tbie
point year after yeas, knowing all
the while tbst whilti tbe poinding
is not needed on many farms, on
tbe great msjority'of them it is.
3"her is do rule by which poor cows
can be weeded onl except by the use
of the Babcock test
It would pay farmers who are
patronizing the creamery, in fact, it
woald pay the creamery in tbe end,
to employ some student fresh from
college, or some boy who had learned
the trick without going to college, to
visit every patron once a week
AO. tWt U cows and point, ou( to
the 0 ner the cows thai were losing
him money, tbe cows that are not
making him money, nud the cows
that are making aim a little money,
and those that are making him a great
deal of money. Tbe beet way, of
course, is for the farmer to supply him
self witn a Babcock test, which will
cost him bnt a few dollars, and get the
buttermaker to show him how to U6e it
. He can then sell all his poor cows
io evme fellow who does not read
agricultural papers, and hence does
not know any better, or to some
man who wants to keep them for calf
raising purposes, or be can fatten
and ship them to Chicago. It is not
going to lose him any money to find
out the cows that are cheating him,
audit will make him a great deal to
so find out In fact, the profits of pat
ronizing tbe creamery will never be
satisfactory until this weeding ont
process ia earned on very farm. If
the farmer is not willing to employ
some one to do the work for him or to
do.it himself, be can do this: He can
provide himself with Mason frnit
jars and put in each one of them a
little corrosive sublimate, about as
much as will lay on a dime to each
pint, and put in a gill of each cow's! are herded together and constantly
milk in separate jars for two weeks innder the eye of the governmental
numbering each cow and numbering , officials. These advice were received
.the jars correspondingly,
these to his cieameryman
him test it. .
Testing is practical in any one of
these three ways. Why not do it!
Why cheat yourselves all the time by
having deadbeat boarders in your
cowa yard? No boarding, housekeep
er in town wonld allow herself to be
imposed npon in that fashion. Why
should you, because you own a farm
Cotton Is King.
.Cotton is still king in the export
records of. the United States, and its
record in-the present years is'liklev
to' surpass, that of any preceding
year. 'The value of raw cotton, ex
ported in tbe eleven months ending
trithJBlay is according to the pre-
httmmary figures of the treasury!
bureau of statistic. RsnK7ftin5
which ia SS.OOnnon in ,.f vh.
est eleven months' Vecord ever here -
toforemade. The highest eleven
months' figures recorded bv this
preliminary statements in earlier I
years were for tbe eleven months
ending with May, 1901, when the
totul stood at $303 497,617.
Shonld the Jnne figures equal those
of Jnne in the immediately preced
ing years, tbe total for tbe fiscal
jear would be $317,000,000, or f 4,000,
000 in ezcees of the banner year,
19Q.L The. quantity exported tbiV
year is not as grea.t as that of tbe
years 1898 and 1896, but owning to
the. higher prices received, the value
is very much greater than that bf
those years, and as already indicated'
larger than that of the, corresponding
months of any preceding year.
"The total quantity exported in the
eleven months ending with May
according tc the preliminary istate.
ment, is 3,481,353.287 pounds
against 3,208.621,478 pounds in the
corresponding months of 1901 when
the value was but $5,000,00 less
than at the present time, and 3.721,
310,000 pounds in eleven months of
1898, "when the value was but $222,4
414,180. Thus the total qanantity
at the present time is 240,000.000
pounds less than that of the corres
ponding -eleven months of 1898, but
the value is $85,000,000 in excess
of the value for the corresponding
period of that yiar.
The average price per pound of
the cotton exported, determined bv
dividing the number of pounds into
the value stated br the bureau of
statistics records, is, for tbe eleven
months ending with Mav, 1903, 887
cents, and for the eleven months end-
log with May, 1898, 5 97 cent.
Peacoof Europe in Danger.
Germany believes the peace of
Europe to beseriouB danger as the
result of tbe murder of King Alex-
, , p. ' . '
ander and Queen Drsga of ServiaJ
.),., w oi
It is suspected that Russia pan-Slav-
ism indirectly instigated the crime.
Peter Karageorgevitch, whom the
army has proclaimed king, is known
in Berlin as actively allied with offi
cial Russian interests. His brother
ia a lieutenant in the armr.
In tbe opinion of the German for-,
eign office Benons consequences can
only be averted if civil war and rev
olution in Europe can be avoided.
If a revolt errduld occur in conse
quence of the rival claims of aspir
ants f jf ke throne it is feared that
intervention on tbe part of tbe powers
would be inevitable and would
eventually provoke complications
that might set the Balkans an fire.
At the foreign office Friday morn
ing it was taid that Germany would
not take tho initiative in any direct
ion, but that the kaiser would un
doubtedly support any proposal
calculated to preserve peace or to
check the ambitions of any power
that might uttempt to
situation for selfish purposes.
I The Russian Government has
1 taken cognizance of the protests
aeainst the Kishinef massacre.
Important concessions have been
granted t. the Jews, which will rc;
evo their terribly confined condit- 1
in iQ the largo cities, where they j
from Odessa in a cablegram.
Ancnrdin tn th di-natM, onm
f ' "
mittee of 50 of the most influential
. . . .
; Jews of Odessa, corbisting of lawyers
bankers and philanthropists, went
to St. Petersburg and were received
by theMinibter of the Interior, von
Plehwe. and the Minister of Finance,
The Ministers decided that all
villages should be classified hs cilien
bo that Jews shonld be permitted to
reside in them. Further, it was de
cided that the edict prohibiting Jew
from living within 50 miles of the
frontier should be revoked, and that
they should be permitted to live in
any portion of the country.
The loss of property from the South
Carolina floods is estimated at (3,500,0. 0
and several hundred people perished.
Tired of the Strikes.
1 Ls8t Jn7 a strike was started
! 1 , on f VancoaTer
! "d. ' consequence of which tbe
mines at Ladysmitb and Comax
have been getting ont a very small
amount of coal and steament have
had to bring coal from Newcastle
and Japan to supply the Coast mar
ket held by tbe Vancouver Island
collieries, is now at an end. Yester
day tbe striking miners petitioned
e t t .... . .
air. jjuusmuir, ueaci oi tne mining
companies, to be allowed to return
to work. Mr. Dunsmoir will meet
tbe miuereat Ladysmitb, Monday.
Why was Adam Fired Out?
JLast bunday, in New York tbe
Rev. Dr. Oliver Hall, preaching in
the Church of the Divine Paternity
upon 'God'u Revelotion Through
the Trees." haa declared that the
devolution now apparent -everywhere
in Pahstine, Asia Minor, and other
countries, is due to tbe destruction
of the-trees. He said:
'There ib the same story all tbe
WBy around the Mediterranean, and
we may trace the path of civilization
by the desolation it has left. If we
could know the truth about the
Garden of Eden, I suspect we should
find tbir the man was cast out of the
garden, not because he ate of the
fruit of the tree, but because he cut
the tree down.
And here in America we are doing
the same thing. We send ont our
portable sawmills, and, each year a
territory equal to that of Maryland
is stripped clean of trees. We can
already see the barrenness in New
England, and now we are carrying
ont tbe same policy in Michigan,
Wisconsin and elswhere- The evils
of flood and drought follow."
Colonel M. B. Dunbar, of Seattle
proprietor of tbe Rainier Grand
Hotel, one of the finest hotels in
tbe Northwest, and William H
Fazon and Mark Huff two gamblers
. j . . ,
are charged with the crime of grand
, T. ... ?
larceny, ice complaining witness
is Herman Beckman, who alleges
that he lost $3000, about a year ago,
in playing roulette in the gambling
! rooms conducted by Colonel Dunbar
in his hotel. The roulette wheel is
alleged to have been so electrically
manipulated that tbere was no
chance for a player to win, And that
such constituted a swindling gam
bling game. Under tbe law, the
prosecutor decided to make tbe
charge grand larcenv. Dunbar has
beed arrested. Huff and Faxon are
both in Canada, bat efforts wrt 'to be
made to extradite them
The Pope U Irritated-.
Dr. Laponi, the pope's phyeician, taw
' the pontiff Eriday, bat merely contin
' ued the treatment of his indisposition,
which would not be worth mentioning
if it were not for Pope Leo's age. His
i condition is much improved.
All rumors regarding his indisposition
and premature reports of his death are
; kept from him as far as possible, as they
i give him much concern. The pontiff
, takes them most seriously.
'Whv do thev want roe to be cone?"
he exclaims ; "I do no one any harm."
: It is impossible to make his holiness
! understand that it is the interest taken
121 ls l" WU1C eaua 10 " Puo'
cation of these rumors.
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THE SUNDAY SCHOOL
LESSOH XII, SECOND QUARTER, INTER
NATIONAL SERIES, JUNE 2t.
Tt ml tfc Ismb. II Tin. Ul, X4 It,
8 Horr Vr, 13-14 &sI4k
Txt. II TIm. tr, S CcaiuiUrr
Fryrd by Rt. D. M. IImuu.
OetTrifM. 193, bj JjairUaa trtm XaocUOto.
It. But continue thou In to thing
which thou hait ltaxatd and halt bo
aaaurd of, knowing ot whom thou haft
Earlier In the epistle Paul had ex
horted Timothy to "hold fast the form
of sound words -which be had beard of
him" (1-13). The -word "continue" la
this vers Is the same word to often
translated ''abide." as in John xv, 7, 9,
"If ye abide in Me and My words abide
in you, ye shall aik what ye wlli, and
it shall be done unto you." "Continue
in My love." Our Lord said a rain.
,?3.z r, v :
ii. And that from a child thou haat '
known the Holy Scripture, which are
able to make thee wli unto aalrallon
through faith which la In Chrtat Jeaua.
He had been well taught by both bla t
mother and grandmother (1, 5) to be-1
Here and honor the Scriptures. Blessed
are ail aucb! Thla verse reminds cs
of some of I'aul'a farewell words to .
tho elders of the church at Epheau.
"I commend you to God and to the
word of His grace, which Is able to
build eon up" (Acts xx. 32). The Spir
it of God accomplishes all things by the
word of God. whether in creation or
redemption. In creation "the Spirit
moved." and "God said." and the work
was done (Gen. 1). In redemption it is
the same Spirit and the same word. '
IC 17. All Scripture la given by inspira
tion of God and la proatable for doctrine.
for reproof, for correction, tor Instruction
in rlghteouanrea. that the man of Ood
may be perfect, thoroughly furnlaaed un
to all good works.
I once saw an earnest Christian
teacher addressing a congregation, and
he took tbe Bible In both hands and
said. "I believe every word In this
book whether I understand It or not."
His action and his words have been a
blessing to me for more than twenty
years. The Holy spirit nas written
the whole book the very words of God,
some words of tho detil, some words
of men bat all for our profit that we
may know God and trait Him; that
we may know the deril and resist him.
The man of God is tbe man who, being
redeemed, is willing to be set apart
wholly for God (Ps. It. S). to live only
for Him and let Him work out In the
life the works prepared beforehand
(Eph. 11. lOj and to this end believe
and appropriates all Scripture.
Iv. 1. I charge thee therefqre before' God
end the Lord Jeaua Christ, who - shall
judge the quick and the dead at Ula ap
pearing and lUs kingdom.
In his address to the Athenians he
spoke of tbe Judgment and the judge
as IndtemenU to repent (Acts xvll. 30.
31). In Rom. xlv. 10-12, he taught that
believers mast not judge one another.
because all must stand before the Judg
ment seat ot Christ and every one of
us give account of himself to God.
Now. In view of' the same great facts,
be has a special exhortation for Tim
othy which Is very much needed today.
: Preach the word. for the Um
htn th"r wlu not "aur"0U3d sack and red linen cleverly intenain
doctrine. I . ... . .
Well, the time has come, and In all
the denominations. In many theological
seminaries and in many pulpits are
professors and preachers who do not
hesitate to say and teach that the Bi
ble Is not Infallible and prophets and
apostles and even the Lord Jesus Him
self are not always reliable, neither
Adam and Eve nor Abraham, Isaac
and Jacob were real persons, Jesus '
was not God and tbere Is no atonement
by substitution. These and other
abominable lies from the pit, from the
father of lies, are freely taught to men i
who are Being trained to be preachers. ;
It Is a good time truly to preach the I
word, to preach the preaching that God .
bids us (Jonah 111. 2). even though the ,
infidelity of so called higher criticism '
woald fain treat us as Mlcalah. son of ,
Imla. was treated (I Kings xxli, 24-27).
S. But watch thou tn all things; endure ;
afflictions; do the work of an evangelist; '
make full proof of thy ministry.
We cannot be faithful to Christ and
please Him and have the fellowship of
those who will not believe God; there-
fore the words ot chapters II, 1-4; HU
12; John xvl, 1-3 ; xv, 18, 19, are very
necessary ror us in inese uays or iue
falling away from the faith, when men
who ought to live to please God and
keep tho Judgment In view prefer to
please man for tho sake of some earth
(, ?. For I am now ready to be offered,
and the time ot my departure la. at hand.
I have fought a good fight; I have finished
my courae; I have kept the faith.
What a Joy and what a victory to be
able to give such a testimony! From
the day of His redemption on the way
to Damascus he had magnified the
grace of God, and now,by the same
great grace he la able to give this glad
ahoat aa he anticipates seeing in glory
Him whom he taw-on that memorable
day whan be became blind to all but
QXeojCL Tte. i. 14: 1 Oor. xy, 10; II Coc
xU. 9). Tfc saaoo grace Iafor us.
t. Henceforth there la laid up for me
crown of lighteoutneaa which the Lcrd,
the righteous Judge, shall give me at that,
tar, and not to me onljr, but unto alf
thea also that Im Ula appearing.
Compart tbe otter four crowns and:
lire eo aa to wla thesa and nave aocie
what to cast at Bis feet (Jaa. 1, Up
Rev. II. 10; I Thea. ii. 10; I Cor. U, 24
27; I Pet. v. 1-4; Bev. Iv. 10). Note that
crowning day U not at death, but at
His coming; (Rer. ttII. 12; Late xlv,
14). Those who do nctlke to hear of
His coming again will miss the crows
THE NEW STYLES.
Icsm Lamer Coot a,
The walking asd tb travtHag
tame dears the groand by aa lath. It
la considered very bad fern to wear -trailing
skirt on any bat a dressy oo
caaion. ror mmiscr nowing can ne acrvr
-ii v."-" -r-
cmrroa stttxjs. ,
yoke around the hips, the jacket a?
blouse with sHg&Cy paffed sleeves andl
a cape effect
Long coats will not be worn so crocfe
except for motoring and travetlag
The three-quarter length Is' considered
smarter and more dressy.
Coats of sift arc made u alined. aa&
the weaves include pc&u de sole, pe&B
de cygne. both plain and dotted, as
well as gros grain, loalslne and soft
makes of taffeta.
Moire U not in vogae, as It wax hurt
A ball gown seen recently was of
crepe de chine with the bodice laid
la crosswise folds and the skirt treated
In the same fashion. The ckeves werw
merely short rn files, and the decoUe
tage was encircled with a bertha of
lace, while a panel of the- same ras
down the frost of the skirt by way of
completing a polated hip yoke, also of'
Tbe popularity of red seems to la-
crease. Red serge, red toalard ana
voile, rootted for nreference. red fcoo-
gieu wilu wait or ecru aooasa as ct-
The cat shows a very smart chlffoo
raffle with an inner band of black Tel
vet and an edging of the same.
An Indianapolis pastor advocates thr
Saturday half holiday In order to in
sure a proper keeping of the Sabbath.
He probably reasons that when Sun
day comes the person who has had his
fun the day before will be too tired tc
do anything bat go to church.
Prerenttoa of Oatoa XaaraotB.
Professor Smith of New Jersey ha
given two methods of treatlag onioD
beds to keep away or kill the onion
maggot. For small patches in the gar
den he would take fine sand and mois
ten It with kerosene and sow It along
both sides Ajf the. row near bnt not
touchlni? the nlanta. This not only
drives away the fly,, which lays the
I egg, but kills many of the maggots ast
j they leave one plant to go to another,
J as they will when the-first one is dead.
i The fly looks like a small house ny. A
cupful of kerosene' to.a pailful of sand
is enough. For larger fields he would
make a furrow alongside of the rows,
turning the soil away from the plants,
using -a hoe or hand plow foe that pur
pose; then sow broadcast about 000
pounds of kainlt and 200 pounds of ni
trate of soda to the acre, after which'
level the groand again. The first' rain
will carry the fertilizer to the plants,
killing many of tbe maggots and In
creasing the crop.
AlfaUm asi tfce- Mjra.
. At the Nebraska experiment station,
alfalfa- fed pigs as compared with corn
fed had' mere lean meat, stronger vital!
eg&na-asi,aHKh stronger bones..