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10 Story of a Young Girl's Strug-
glo With Adversity.
BY JOHN U. MU8ICK,
MmiOR or "Tiik haxkkh op BsDroRD,"
' Walter bkownfiku)." Etc
fiCopHgM, 1HS6, fcy.t. A'. Ktlloqg Statpaptr Co J
lie ntuss before him. Thero wero
i few broken loaves of chirk corn-bread,
Keookcd haiil, some boiled pork and
leaves of weeds which they called
The helpless creatures grabbed with
heir hands, ignoring the few misty
knives, forks and .spoons they had. A
piece of corn-bread which had fallen to
the ground was picked up and given to
the child, but he was really ill, and
could not eat. His face was Hushed
with fever and the pain in his side and
back continued to increase.
"My child is sick, my child is sick,"
said simple Nancy, taking the boy in
her skinnv anus. "I'll take him to
bed." Giggling, she bore the little suf
ferer to her miserable, dirty cot, and
laid him upon it.
"Now you will bo well soon."
"Where is sister Holen? Oh, sister,
.why don't you como?" cried the sick
' "I am Helen I am hero," said the
idiotic woman, striving to console the
He fell into a feverish sleep and
awoke at midnight to find all darkness
jind silence, save the snoring of the
idiot on the floor, having given up her
bed to him. His fever was raging
high, and he burned with thirst.
"Helen, I want a drink! Oh, sister,
sister, why don't you come?"
CHAPTER XVIII. -
There exists a peculiar abstract non-
ontity called public sentiment. We hard
ly know how to define it . It seems to be tho
I iiiini i milling wi minus ill uiiu uuuu
tion. Usually thero are one or two per
sons in every community, neighbor-
! hood or society who are local magnets,
I .and draw about them a class of inferior
persons who follow their thoughts, and
i:lc said to bo molders of public senti
ment. If thev are right, public senti
ment is right, if wrong, public senti
ment is wrong. The great molder of
I public sentiment in the Sandy Fork
neighborhood was Judge Arnold. He
I was authority on all questions, either
(social or political, and when he took a
Estaiid tho other people, or a majority
at least, were sure to be with him. I he
vary fact that the Judge had filed com
plaint against Helen Lakeman, charg
ing her with grand larceny, was
tmough to convince nearly every per
son in the bandy rork neighborhood
Cthat she was guilty.
"She's a poor girl," said Mr. Taylor,
when discussing the matter with his
family, "but .hen she has fallen. It is
Riot, the first girl who has fallen. The
fomptation was great and she was weak.
ihe Judge was, perhaps, a little too
(Severe on her."
41 don't pity her much," said Mrs.
frTjiylor ; "she was always a little 'stuck
Ip I thought, and it may bo this will
lower her a notch or two."
Helen's pretty face had caused many
Sao envy her. Tho prevailing opinion
Swas that she was guilty. Not a voice,
iHve C lareiK'i' Stuart s and her attor
ney's, was raised in her defense. Clar
Jence was loud in his protestations of
llier innocence. He tried in every way
he could to get his brother's address, so
that he might writo to him, but his
fqthcr was careful that he should not
Clarence was plowing In the field one
aay wnen will Taylor, sonoi31r. Jolin
iTaylor, the farmer whose farm joined
JMr. Arnold s, passed down the lane.
fill was one of those indolent fellows,
vho enjoyed sitting on the fence and
Etalking on any subject better than
P "Well, Clarry, they've got that gal in
11 yet," said Will, when he had made
larence pull up in the fence corner,
End stop his team. It was only a day
er two alter the visit ol tuo yung
H . , I - TT 1 - ....1 .1.
wrmer aim ms sister to xieieu, uuu mo
routh was in no amiable mood.
"It's all a blamed lie," said Clar
ice. jWill Taylor grinned. Will was a
id-headed, frecklo-faced youth, of
bout Claronce's own age, and Clar
ice was ready to "whip him for two
pnts." Whon Will grinned ho was. a
lost hideous person to behold. His
2th wero large, and face sharp.
"Ye can't buck agin' public senti-
lent, Clarry," said Will. "Public
Intiment is agin her, and she s sure
("I don't care a cent for public senti-
ient, Will: she's innocent."
Again Will grinned triumphantly.
'Pooplo are jist like shoop," said
larence. " l Here s always a uell-
uther that all the rest fuller. If you
tint them to go through a gateway,
id tho bell-wether starts another di-
letion, then every doggon sheep goes
ter him. It s list so with people. Old
I'm Arnold is the bell-wether, and, al-
lough reason and humanity says bo's
no wrong, every fool will follow him.
iw, sometimes 3011 see a sheep that s
it more sense than the bell-wethor.
ws green grass to the right and
es Viere. It makes no difl'oronco lw
iieh the old bell-wother may ring his
01 and bleat. You call tiiat sheep
inborn and contrary, but he's right.
I at sheep is just as smart as tho boll
ther, but ho didn't have tho bell on.
I Jim Arnold wears tho big boll, but
11 not foul enough to follow him to
rguton for It. I'd rathor bo right
in he Jim Arnold."
tl supposo you think you'vo got moro
so titan all tho rest of ui nut
together," said Will, a fittlo nettled.
"I say I've got more honesty than
Jim Arnold. Nobody but him stops to
think about this matter at all. He
thinks, nnd they all do as he says. Any
one who sas Helen Lakeman stole
that bracelet, is a liar, an' 1 kin lick
'em out o' their boots."
Will did not fancy a fight with tho
youthful Hercules. To use Clareuco's
own simile, ho was "jest as strong as
"Oh, well, ye needn't be gettin' on
your musi'le about this now,'" said
young Taylor, "nobody's goin' to tight
about that gal, 1 guess."
"1 am 1 don't think much o' fightln',
only when 1 see a doggoned, red
headed, frcckled-faco pup, liko you,
trying to slander a poor girl who has
110 protection, I fool like pulverizin'
"I am not trying to slander her."
"You lie ! what did you come here
for with your idees and public senti
ment? Cuss public sentiment. It's
hung many an honest man an' let
many a thief like you an' old Arnold
"You'd better hush"
"Because, you'd bettor," his face
"I'm spoilin' for a fight, blast you !"
Will looked up the lane, and was
not a little relieved to see a no less per
sonage than Judge Arnold coming
down tho lane on horseback. The
Judge rode his old sorrel pacing mare,
and his short, roan whiskers were ele
vated. He was on his way to Newton
to see. the prosecuting attorney and
help "work up the case," which was to
be heard by the justice the following
"There comes somebody," said Will
considerably relieved, "that you won't
dare talk that way to."
"I'll talk that way fo any livln'
man," said Clarence, porfectly furious.
"That's Judge Arnold now; if he
wants my opinion on the case he can
"Judge Arnold," said Will.
The Judge reined in his horse and
rode, up to the fence corner.
Clarence was boiling with rage, but
silent. There was a smile on the
Judge's face, for he fslt that his plans
wore all working to perfection. He
was no hypocrite, bift the embodiment
of business and justice.
"Well, buys," said ho, "how do you
both do? This is a nice morning."
"Yes," said Will, his face beaming
with a triumphant smile. "Clarence
says lie can give you his opinion on the
The Judge smiled as though he knew
already what the youthful Hercules
thought in the matter, and then said:
"You will hear Squire Blull'er's opin
ion on it next Monday."
CLAKKNCK AND TIIK JUDGK.
"Yes," said Clarence, unable to con
tain himself longer, "an' you will hear
a precious lot o 'lies, too."
"I didn't know you were going to be
a witness," said the Judge, with a cool
ness that comes by experience.
The youth was dashed not. a little at
the wit of the Judge, and Will Taylor
"I will not be a witness, Judgo
Arnold," said Clarence, "but there will
bo enough there to lie that poor girl
into the criminal court, you need not
"Oh, I have never had any fears in
the matter," said tho Judge, coolly. "I
am not scared, even now."
"There will bo a time when you will
be," said Clarence.
"When will that bo?"
"When you como to die, and tho con
sciousness of the many crimes you havo
committed will open tho gates of a
smoking hell to your eyes. Then,
blackest of all, will stand out tho per
jury you committed when you swore
that innocent girl stole that bracelet."
The Judgo sat stern and unterrified a
moment, and then said :
"I think you had either better go to
preaching or to a lunatic asylum. I am
in a hurry, however, and can not wait to
hoar the rest of your harangue. Como
over to Newton Monday and give it to
Squire Bluffers it may help your girl
The Judge rode down the lane, Will
went back home, and Clarence resumed
his work. CftArrKn
THIS PBOSPECTOIl AND HEODLEIl.
"Wall, may I bo accused o' sellin'
five-cent calico fur gingham ef I ain't
almost pegged out. This er'o is tho
longest tramp and fewest sales I've
ever made in my life. Here I am
among the breaks o' Big Sandy, with a
pretty smart chanco o' stayin' all night
in the woods."
Tho speaker was our old friend Pete,
the peddler. Pete is tired and stops to
wipe the sweat oft' his brow. It is a hot
day, and tho sun beams down on tho
dry, hard road with fearful fury. Poto
has a heavy pack on his back, and as
ho goes along in a half stooping posi
tion, produced by long travel, ho
smokes his pipe, sings snatches of
songs or communes with himself.
"1 might a knowod thoro war'
nobody in thoso wild lands o' Big
Sandy to buy, aforo I muno. Poto Pod
dlur, yo'r a fool for onoe, yo'r bartonid
all-wool goods for lllnisoy stuff that
fadea : vo'd bottor slaviul ou vn'r owe
heat a doggoned sight than como away
Then ho began humming his favorito
Como nil ye darling ladles,
Kemembcr what ray trado Is,
To please you I will try"
"But thero ain't no ladies here to
please," said Pete to himself. "There
iin't nobody to please in the woods but
ground-hogs and minks. Jehosiphat,
ain't I tired o' eliinin' hills and crossin'
hollers. The day seems awful long,
but they ain't long enough to get over
the places. I wish I were up on Sandy
By jinks, I must rest."
He stopped,-sat his pack down by tho
roadside and took a scat on the green
turf by the side of it.
"Leinine sec, I've got the Big Sandj
to cross and then I'm on tho old
Plumber place. That's owned by the
shoddiest man in the whole pack, Judge
Arnold. This lies West. This must
be the land o' Helen and Amos Lakes
man. By jingo, what a swindle thai
was. wuss nor sellin' pewter jowelrj
for gold. Them poor children cheatec
out o' their home worth live thousand
dollars at least, an' given these hills an'
hollers not worth fifteen cents the
whole tract. When I think o' it I am
just doggoned" and he brought hi.'
stout stick down upon the ground with
a force which made it crack.
There was a rustling among the
leaves at his side, and he saw a snake
known as a copper-head, on account ol
the bright crest it wore. The peddler
eyed it a moment, as its brilliant little
bead-like eyes twinkled, and its forked
tongue darted out of its mouth, and
"Now, ye'r jest like that whole set,
'''re eleceivin' every body jest liko a
bolt, of shoddy muslin. Ye' re tryin' to
smile, ye doggoned sarpint; so does
.Judge Arnold. Ho smiles, an' his in
fernal eyes twinkle jest liko yours.
Yo're only waitin' fur a chanco to bite,
an' so is he. Well, I can fix ye, ef I
With one quick, sure blow from his
stick he crushed the snake's head, and
shouldering his pack went on, leaving
it riggling among the leaves. About
one-fourth of a mile further, as Pete
was dtseending a hill, he paused struck
with amazement. Had ho been sud
denly confronted with a view of tho
Atlantic Ocean he could no thavo been
more surprised. ' There right before
him wero half a dozen or more tents or
shanties. There were wagons and
miner's tools, and he could easily seo
that they had been there for several
days. Ponderous machinery had been
erected and a deep shaft sunk, while
all around the ground was black with
lead and silver ore. Floating rumors
had boon abroad of lead and silver
mines in these hills of tins Big Sandy,
but no one had ever given them cre
dence. Pete stopped and rubbed his
eyes as if he feared it was an optical
"Well, say, now what in the name
o' common sense does it mean?"
Ho closed his eyes again, anil again
opened them it was all there yet, tho
teams, tents, shanties and machinery.
"Pete, 1 guess ye ain't asleep ! ye've
jist come onto a holt o' calico which ye
didn't think was in the pack ; 'sposc wo
go down and inspect it?"
As Poto walked down toward the
camp of miners, a man, who seemed
about forty-five years of age, below
medium height and rather heavy set,
came to meet him. He had an hon
est countenance and mild though shrew
blue oyes. One had only to glance at him
to seo that ho was a thorough business
"Wall ; say now !" said Pete, stop
ping within a few feet of the smiling
stranger, and staring at him as if he
wero a ghost, "ain't you a strangor in
"Yes sir," tho minor answered, "1
havo been hero but a short time."
"What ye doin'?"
"Prospectin', what kind of goods is
that ?" asked Pete, removing his pipe
from his mouth.
"I am prospecting for lead and silver
"Oh, yes, ye aro one o' them fellows
what digs in tho ground, like a rabbit."
"Yes, except wo go deeper. Whore
aro you going?"
"I want to git across Big Sandy."
"You can't make it before dark."
"I know it," said Pete, "but then
there's no house this bide o' there."
"If you will accept tho hospitality of
a miner's camp wo would bo glad to
have you stop with us."
Pete thought ho could do no better,
and as tho miner seemed to bo a very
friendly sort of a man he accepted the
invitation. Uusliiigiug his pack in one
of the tents, he said:
"1 reckin maybe there'll bo a chanco to
sellyesomethin' in tho lnornin1. I've got
tho best lot o' calicos, muslins, linens,
ginghams, all wool cashmeres, with
needles, thread, pins an' handkcrclicrs
ye Ivor saw. I'll sell 'em all right down
at bottom prices. 1 allu's comes right
down to bed-rock prices fust thing, cos'
ye see it saves time in jewin' down, yo
FISHING WITH BIRDS.
A Nnturallst' Very Novel nnil Interesting
Ailtrnttir III ,lHmll.
I made a journey of about twonty.
five miles fio t Tokio to a small river,
the Baungawa. to witness this novel
sight. It was a bright moonlight
night, said to be a bad night for fishing,
a cloudy and dull evening being pre-fern-el,
as tho fish were thou not so
active. Tho river consisted of two
branches, running very swiftly, and
each from twenty to fifty yards wide,
but in Mood-time it extended over a
space of 200 yards or more, running
between high blullV. The man with
his bird was waiting for us on the stony
bed of the river, with his torch of pine fat
burning brightly. Tho bird (Phalaero
corax sp.) was very tame, and sat
perched on a rock close by. A cord
was tieil pretty tightly around the
lower part of tho throat nnd between
the shoulders, from which was attached
a piece of bamboo (having a swivel at
each end), long enough to extend be
yond the bird's wings and prevent
fouling of tho cord, while tho bird was
in Ihe water.
Every thing being ready, the fisher
man takes the torch in his loft hand,
an I clasping the cord, to which thu
ird is attached, wades out into the
stream, the bird following him, and,
after performing a hasty toilet, dipping
his head and neck in tho water and
preening himself, begins tho business
of the night. The fisherman holds the
torch directly in front and above the
bird's head so that it can see the fish in
the clear water. The birds seems to be
perfectly fearless, and as ho conies up
sparks of fire are constantly falling on
his head and back. The fishing is done
up stream, the man finding it all he
could do to keep paeo with the bird, as
the water surges up nearly to his thighs;
in fact, it was hard work for us on shore
10 scramble along among tho rocks in
the uncertain light and watch the bird
at the same time. The bird dives,
swims under water for eight or ten
yards, comes up and is down again,
working very rapidly and constantly
taking fish. When tho fishes aro small
he bird is allowed to retain two or
three in his throat at a time, but a fair
'd lisli is immediately taken from
him and put into the basket.
During a space of half an hour lifteon
lislies were taken, which was pro
nounced a good catch considering the
brightness of the night. Thu largest
of these fishes, which wero all of the
same species, wero nine to ten inches
in length, and having been taken im
mediately from the beak of tho bird
were scarcely bruisod. The largest, and
best of these wo had the next morning
for breakfast, the others we gavo to our
friend, the cormorant, who was kindly
assisted by his master to got them past
the cord which constricted his throat
so that he could not otherwise have
swallowed. American Naturalist.
An IiitercHtluir Clmt With an Kxprrlaureil
The treatment of patients in an in
sane asylum is radically dill'erent from
the mental pictures that are drawn by
the families of those who have been so
unfortunate as to require restraining.
After tho first few days tho patient
overcomes the horror that imagination
attaches to mad houses, and through
his wandering intellect there comes a
gleam of light that makes him content
ed with his surroundings. Tims he be
comes tractable, and tho physicians
and trained attendants can quickly
grasp his case, exposing the vulnerable
points of his character, which aro said
to control the patient in his lucid
moments. Of course, where mon or
women aro seized by a paroxysm, in
citing them to destruction of them
selves or to dumago property, thero is
only ono alternative thoy must bo
rendered helpless, so that in those
violent moods they can do no harm.
Patients becomo very much attached
to special nurses, and this feeling is
fostered by tho physicians, asitelenotes
an awakening of tho mental energies
and renders the insauo person moro sus
ceptible. You would bo surprised to
seo a slender little Sister of Charity at
St, Vincent's Asylum enter tho room
of a patient who had torn his bedding
into shreds, smashed tho fow pieces of
furnituro in his room and chased the
male attendants liko an infuriated
beast. It was my first experience of
the kind, and I expected to seo the poor
littlo thing torn to pieces 'by the nu.d
nutn. I was deceived. Tho Sister
seemed to exercise a spoil over the big
strapping fellow, who weighed over
two hundred pounds and stood six feet
in his stockings. She spoko in the same
way that a mother would address a cros-j
child, told him ho was very foolish,
that ho wasn't doing right, and that
until ho was ready to behave himself
sho would havo to punish him by put
ting on tho "jacket" and "niufr," two
of tho worst devices in nil iiisanse asy
lum. That man could havo crushed the
bravo littlo woman to a jelly without
making an effort, but ho began crying
over the scolding and submitted. No
man, priest, doctor or attendant could
have approached him, and no other Sis
ter could have controlled him. These
singular attachments must bo of mes
meric origin. St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
American enterprise) is felt at Her
nosauil. Sweden, which has just boei
provided with tho most northcre.
elcctrio light station in tho world. The
lamps theiM aro lighted at half past
two o'clock in tho afternoon, and put
out at flftouu minutes past twelve
Mamma "Who dwelt in tho Gar
den ol Kdeii. Freddie?" l'niddlo--0,
1 known, the Adamses!" JIurvuro
WOMAN AND HOME.
rrnrtlrnl Succrttlnnit for Kxperlrncfid and
Always greae tho bars of tho grid
iron before broiling with it.
Salt mackerel should be soaked in
milk all night beforo cooking.
Boiled rice, eaten warm with sugar,
butter and nutmeg is often a pleasant
The proper way to cnt oranges is to
cut them in two and scoop out the pulp
with a spoon.
Cream toast is an appetizing and
economical supper dish, as it uses up
stray slices of bread.
Curry is pepper seven times intensi
fied, and is used by trench cooks to
season game, fish. etc.
Boiled cabbage should be drained in
a colandi-r fifteen minute and then put
in tho oven for live minutes to heat
Boiled meat is much moro juicy and
sweet if it is allowed to grow cold in
the water in which it was cooked.
(ireeu tomatoes cut in half and put
down in brine make a very acceptable
substitute for genuine cucumber pick
les. Sweet potato pie, in which sweet po
tatoes take tho place of pumpkin or
siiuash is a Southern delicacy not prop
erly appreciated nowadays.
Slewed chicken is mado better by
being served on toast, or make a pan
of biscuit, break them apart, hot, and
pour the gravy over them.
Pour boiling water upon onions be
foie peeling tlioin and you will avoid the
smarting eyes occasioned by the volatile
oil in the juice of the onions.
Pickled oysters aro delicious. Caro
must be taken, howover, not to have
1 lie spiced vinegar too strong or to
leave the oysters in it 111010 than
The "pickings" of roast turkey, duck
or chicken may bo chopped line, and
when covered with salad dressing make
a very pleasant side dish for dinner.
Moths may bo killed, if under tho
carpet, by wringing a coarse towel
tightly from clean water, spreading it
upon this suspected parts and ironing
with a very hot iron.
ink stains may bo removed from car
pets by rubbing them with skim milk
until they are almost efl'aced and then
washing them with a cloth wrung out
of boiling water without soap.
Boil lisli in salt wativ. A good way
is to wrap tho lisli in a napkin. Sal
mon and all dark llesh fish require
more cooking than lighter llesh fish.
Salmon requires ton minutes to tho
pound, whilo cod only requires three
Soak a ham twolvo hours beforo boil
ing it. Then lot it cool half an hour in.
the liquor in which it was cooked. Tho
next day remove the skin and put the
ham, covered with bread crumbs, in
tho oven a half hour beforo dinner; it
is a most delicious dish.
A good relish for supper may ho
made in this fashion: Put chipped beef,
smoked or dried, on the stove in a fry
ing pan with cold water and let it boil.
Then thicken it with flour to tho con
histcucy of gravy, and add pepper and
butter. This makes a delicious dish
and uses up the remnants of dried bucf
at the same time.
Tarts are easily mado by rolling out
ordinary pio crust quite thin and cut
ling it with a round cookio cutter.
Then, in half tho nuinbor made, cut
four small holes, a thimble is tho host
thing for tho purpose, and bako in pio
tins. Thoy aro then ready for tho fill
ing ot jolly or marmalade, and this is
simply done. Take a plnin pieco of
the baked crust, which forms tho undor
part of the tart, covor it thickly with
jelly or marmalade, and place upon it
a pieco of crust in which tho holes havo
been cut beforo baking. A plato of
theso tarts is a welcome addition to
uny Uihlo.Sprinyftcld Union.
How to Start a Creamery.
To organizo a co-oporativo chocso
factory or croamory, you should first
writo to the manufacturers of dairy sup
plies, and got nil tho information thoy
can furnish in their printed matter or
letters. Then call a mooting of your
farmers and tell thorn all you know.
This meeting should appoint a commit
tee to fiuthor investigate, and if possi
ble the committee should visit several
such factories. If their report is liot
sufficiently complete, get somo experi
enced creamery manager to address a
meeting later. After you havo adopted
a constitution and by-laws (in the prep
aration of which a lawyer should ho
employed to mako sure that your State
laws are complied with and thatjou
start right,) you can then decide whothor
to use tho cream-gathering or tho whole
milk sj-stoin, what apparatus to omploy,
etc. Whether butter-making will pay
better than chouso depends largely upon
the market, but as a rule, tho creamer
ies can return a largor price for milk
than cheoso factories. You can equip a
factory to make either butter or chocso,
as tho market warrants, although wo
prefer to have it confined to ono thing.
Farm ami Home.
In Business Circles.
Conl Doalor (to capitalist) I'm try
lug to organize a retail coal "trust" and
want your help.
Capitalist Is thoro any money in It?
Coal Doalor You hot thero Is! I'll
do all the work and take seventy-Ilvo
percent, of the dividends, and you fur
nish tho capital and take the other
Capitalist (astotindod) But, my dear
fellow, there can't bu moro than 100
pur cent, of dividends.
Coal Dealer Untsl You don't know
any thing about the coal business,
HOME AND FARM.
Soap suds is a splondid fortiliznr
for flowering plnnts.
Tho best material for fattening
fowls is sweet potatoes and corn meal.
A good dressing of manure, an
pxchango says, is what most land in
fested with sorrel needs.
Vinegar in tho rinsing water of
pink or green calicoes brightens, and
oda answers tho samo purposo for
blue or purple.
Keoping food before the fowls con
tinually removes all inducement for
I hem to scratch. Thoy should bo so
fed as to bo coinpoled to work.
To cducato is to fix moral prin
c ples, and tho work of a farmer so
conducted as to secure to him a noat
and comfortable homo is Christianiz
ing. Southern Planter.
I havo saved many bad cases of
bloat in cattle by grasping tho tongue
with the hand and pulling it forward,
thus allowing tho gas from tho stom
ach to escape. Crcston Gazette.
Boards of various sizes should bo
kept in convenient places, ono for
bread, ono for meat, another for cut
ling and two or threo smaller ones on
which to stand pots and kettles.
Chambers' Journal says a joint of
meat may bo kept man' clays by wrap
ping it loosely in a lino cloth wrung
out of vinegar and hanging in a draft
f air. If tho weather is very warm
the cloth should bo moistened twico or
even thrice a day.
It is a common practice in Franco
to coat tho beams, the jists and tho
under side of tho flooring of buildings
with a thick coating of lime-wash oh
a safeguard against lire. It is a pro--ventivo
of priino ignition, although it
will not check a 11 ro whon once under
head way. Public Opinion.
An excellent egg-producing food
is one part corn meal, two parts bran,
two parts ground oats, 0110 part
ground meat and ono part middlings,
to which may bo added a small pro
portion of bono meal and salt; scald
it and feed early in the morning.
Stull'ed Kggs: Hard-boiled egga
ire peeled and cut in halves. Than
remove tho yolk, fill each end and join
again, a part of which is mixed with
rich force-meat. Now roll them in raw
henton egg and cracker dust and fry a.
light brown. Servo with a rich gravy
poured over. Chicatjo Herald.
Tho oat Is a splondid food for
young animals because, compared with
corn, straw, etc., it is rich In musclo
and boue-forniing elements; and this
also makes it a splendid food for work
animals, during the summer months
especially, as it is a heating food. It
will pay to mako tho grain ration of
oats in tho morning anil at noon. St.
Marble Cako light part: Two
cups of white sugar, ono cup of butter,
a half-cup of sweet milk, whites of four
eggs, two and 0110-half teaspoons of
baking powder, two cups of flour.
Dark part Ono cup of brown sugar,
half cup of molasses, ono cup of but
ter, one-fourth of a cup of sour milk,
half a teaspoon of soda, yelks of four
eggs, flour to thicken and flavor. Ex
change. In caso of poisoning tho slmplo
rulo is to got the poison out of tho
stomach as soon as possible. Mustard,
and salt act promptly as emetics, anil
thoy aro always at hand. Stir a table
spoonful in a glass of water, and lot
the person swallow it quickly. If it
does not cause vomiting in fivo min
utes, repeat tho dose. After vomiting1
give tho whites of two or throe eggs
and send for tho doctor. Boston,
Ginger Snnps. Ono cup sugar, ona
cup butter, ono tablespoon ginger, ono
teaspoon soda dissolved in a littlo
water and as much Hour as can ba
stirred In. Pinch oft' pieces as largo a
a good-sized marble, roll in tho hands,
flatten slightly and placo in the tln
leaving room for them tosproad. Bako
in a moderate ovou and watch closely
as thoy burn easily. Leave in tho tin
until cool enough to snap. Indianap
AN UNPLEASANT AILMENT.
A Number or Hlmplit IlBmotllea Cor Ir--plrutloii
of the KeeU
Thoro are sovoral remodlos for pers
piration of tho foot, and horo aro somo
of them: Apply with a spongo, with
out rubbing, a solution of thirty graina
each of burnt alum and boric acid in ono
ounce of roso water just as soon as tho
hIiocs and stockings aro romoved. Re
peat every two or threo clays in tho
evening. A pharmacist, who regards
the difficulty as duo to fermentation,
caused by tho paslo used by shoe
makers for fastoning insoles into shoes,
directs a powder, consisting of about
equal parts of boric and salicylio acids,
to bo sprinkled in tho shoes, and wo
aro told the trouble ceases. Another
pharmacist, who lias devoted consider
able attention to tho dillleulty in
question, highly recommoiuls tho ap
plication of a mixture of ono part
of tho oloato of zinc with 'tun parts ot
starch. Vionsso has made some care
ful observations concerning this dis
tressing Infirmity. Ho nllogos that tho
condition may bo ontiroly and perma
nently cured by rubbing into the fcot
fitioly powdered subnitrato of bismuth.
Tho action of tho drug soonis to bo
purely local. It toughons the skin,
and at thojitimo time probably modi
fies tho character and nmouiit of per
Kplratlon by aft'octing tho, glands. IL
is possible, the writer adds, that
bismuth lias somo influence upon tho
capillary circulation of tho purts
Thoro aro somo in which tho bxcossiva
perspiration continues in spito of tha
troatiuoiit, but ovou thou bismuth de
prives lho perspiration of Us foatiu
odor and relieves tho tondornosa.