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ME DEACON'S MEETING.
How a Soul Beooivod Now Litrht
and Inspiration. ;
"There, there! Somebody's a-knoek-in
Jotham. Do you hear? There's
somebody a-comin' in."
"Let 'cm come, blast it all! Don't
you suppose I've got ears as well as
There was a heavy loot on the
scraper, then a vigorous rustling of the
braided husk door-mat and Reny's sec
ond appeal was in a whisper.
) "Oh. Jotnam! Don'tl I'll have it put
back; I'll do anything, if you'll take
that thing oil and not make yourself
"Mind your business," growled the
man addressed, and he drew up still
closer around his shoulders the faded
print bed-quilt in which he had wrapped
himself, and tucked the buffalo robe
tighter still into the arms of his rocking-chair
and about his knees.
There were only two seasons in airs.
Dea Crabbe's household. The transition
of summer to winter was marked by
domestic rather than solar movements.
On the first day of May, unless that fell
upon a Sunday, thp good woman s
kitchen stove was moved into the shed,
the rag carpet, which had hung sus
pended on a pole in the attic all winter,
was tacked down in its place, cnairs,
tables and lounges crossed over and ex
changed partners, and after a lively
dance settled themselves down into
their regular summer relations to the
points of compass. After that warm
weather was in order. If a belated
chill ventured to make itself felt in the
atmosphere, it was stoically ignored so
far as the old lady herself was con
cerned. Her husband, who had always
been, in his private home life, some
what inconveniently left-handed in his
disposition, grumbled out a few em
phatic denunciations from his secular
vocabulary for he was a church dea
con, and had his prayer-meeting phrase
ology as well and then quieted down
into summer routine, and knew from
the transition that it was time to plant
corn, beans and cabbages. He never
had taken on in this fashion before.
Perhaps he was getting rheumatic.
Keny was just thinking over the re
spective curative properties of the
herbs in the attic when tfeS visitor
It was the round, weather-beaten
face of Sam Tooley, the stage driver,
that appeared in the door. He took out
the red cotten baudanna with which he
was wont to mvtifle the trumpet blast
from his nose, and afte this little cere
mony of salute he carelessly diffused
his loosely-hung members on the near
"Well, deacon," said Sam, surveying
the old man's wrappings with a qu.-zzi-
cal air, "be ye to hum, or be ye g.n,wto
bed, or be ye out rutin ? 1 hoped, lor
the prosperity of Zion, that 1 should
find ye to hum, 'cause you've got tcr
preach to-morrow. Dea lurner says
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Sam drew up nearer and caught hold of
the corner of the bed quilt for closer
inspection "and a puttin' on the whole
armor o' (iod. You must anoint yer
feet and wash yer head and take tin
shield of faith and the sword of the
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like all possessed in the prayer meetin
and he's been a owin' me for hay nigh
on ter three years and I can't gitaccnt.
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NOTICE TIMBER CULTURE.
Tunrf Office at The Dalles. Or.. June 30, 7K02.
Complaint having been entered at this office
by John D. Hickey, of Morrow County, Oregon,
against Edward C. Lawless, for failure to comply
with law as to Timber Culture Entry No. 2774.
dated Nov. 17, 1SK7, upon the VM, tlVi'i and K'4
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NOTICE OF INTENTION.
Land Office atThe Dalles, Or., June, 15, 1K.
Notice ks hereby given that the following
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said proof will be made before the County
Clerk of Morrow County. Oregon, at Heppner,
Oregon, on July 30, Wi, vlr.:
' MARY HOHKIN3.
(Hd No. 2101) fortheSESE'4. tecS. NF-H E'i
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W E. Kahler, J. W. Banister, A. M. Eoyse, D.
N. Hardman, all of Hantaan, Oregon.
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three times the toll he'd ought ter.
And the women'll whine, out pray
ers, as women alius win wncn tncy
pray in meetin', and end up with
pious snuffle, an then on their way
home they'll tell a stream of lies about
their neighbors big enough to carry
sawmill. I tell ye we ought ter have
few more deacons appointed to go round
and look into the private lives o theBe
Sam paused with a look of serious
concern on his face as he meditatively
twirled his thumbs. The old clock neve
ticked so loud.
"An' then there's Christy Jones she'll
squeal out a sky-splittin' psalm about
the Lord's marcy bein' cverlastiu' an
to all generations, when she's sent her
old bed-ridden mother off to the poor-
house sos't she can be free to spin street
yarn. Wilbur Ifrown, he's another of
them church fellers. Everybody know-
that he starved them two-year-old en'
ters of his'n till they couldn't stan' up,
he's so 'fraid he d have to buy hay 'for
spring. An' then the young folks they
take to the creed an' covenant mighty
easy when them revival fellers come
round, but they're an awful ungodly lot
for all that.
"Now that's the way I'd preach to
'em, deacon. I d tell 'em what's what,
and say 'amen' and 'cverlastin' ' and git
off the benediction and the doxology to
wind it up with, strong, and then I'd let
'cm go home and think on t.
And Sam began to collect his scat
tered members as if about to rise and
"Set still, Sam," said the deacon, who
appeared to ignore the fact that his bed
quilt and buffalo were sliding down to
the floor. Kut Sam would not let him
shed the skin of his disgrace and rise
into his manhood on the sly.
"Your things are a gittin' off, here,"
he said, as he jumped up and readjusted
them with remorseless dexterity. "I'm
afraid the wind '11 git in round your
feet; I'll tuck this up a little tighter."
"Sam, I understand you," said the
deacon, and the grim jaw which had
snapped together like a vice after his
thunder blasts to Reny an hour before,
began to relax its firmness a little. "I
sec clear through you and you see clear
I through me. I know that next time
you make out a catalogue of the sins of
the church members you'll put my name
at the head of the list. You'll tell how
I've been a deacon for thirty years, and
ave been so ugly to home that my old
est boy ran away and went to sea, and
other one went to Alaska to git just as
far away from me as he could, aud my
gal threw herself away marryin' a
good-for-nuthin' feller, to have a home
f her own, and that my wife's all
broke down with her trouble. Sara,
you'll lay it on thick, and 1 shan't
lame ye none, neither."
The deacon jumped up, picked up his
fallen mantles and passed them over to
his wife, saying, in a voice whose gen
tleness startled her: "Here, lieny,
you'll oblige me by foldin' those up and
puttm' 'em away. 1 shan't want' 'em
no more. It s growin a leetlc warmer.
es, Sam, you may tell Dea Turner I'll
take charge of the meetin' to-morrer."
"All right, deacon, you'll do fust rate,
don't doubt. Everybody knows you've
got more ability than any other man
in the parish."
An hold on, Sam. I dont want
none o' yer soft soap 'bout 'ability,' but
do want you to come to-morrow an
hear me. I've got a special reason." !
By George! 1 will! I've had a new
meetin' coat for most a year, and there
lint nobody asked me to wear it.
Now's my chance. I'll be there."
A deacon's meeting in the town of
Peachblow had never been a very tvihl-'
ly exciting occasion, and such services
wero thinly attended, but it was under
stood that a bnind-m-w candidate, I'm-:
son Peters, wus to set forth his chums
to orthodox soundness that, day and
soundness in doctrine was a far more
potent key to the kingdom than sound
ness in living, in the lVachblov; estima
tion of vulr.es and all the inhabitants
had turned out to hear him. Their disap
pointment was nut very well concealed.
The deacon snvv it and fell il us he
gave out the opening hymn, but lie h:id
anticipated it and was struug in Ins
purpose. The. Scriptures wont rend,
the prayers offered, the notices w'lVcn,
and again the deacon cleared his throat
and rose upon the low platform in front
of the pulpit. He had no book of ser
mons from which to read
My friends," he said, and his voice
had a slight tremor, "I've been a dea
con for thirty years. I vo prayed with
in these walls' for the outpourin' of the
Spirit, for the upbuildin' of the church,
for the spread of the. gospel, for the
conversion of smuers and lor the sunc
titication of be! levers. Now I want to
ask vc all to prav for me for the ; ul-
vation of my soul. I've been a ih
m' myself, and I ain't got one eluun to
bein' called a child o Cod. 1 ve rcuUy
cared a great deal more for the clearln'
up o' my farm than I have for the pun-
f yin' of the church. I've all along In
willin' to do more an' go further for the
carry in' out of my own mad tuini.er
than 1 have for the spreadin' of ihe
gospel. I've -rayed for th outpourin
of the Spirit, aW I've been a shuttiu
my heart against it all the vli;!c.
hen it told me I was a-tloin' wrong 1
said 'twas other folks, and not nn'
When it told me I wa'u't netiii' a f'hrh
tian, I thought back o' the time vvlirn 1
see a kind of n light, , and heard sivn
thin' speak to me when there want no
iody round, a:ni 1 was sure that wot
conversion, and ns lor staym convert:
ed, 1 wa'u't no Methodist. I'd alvvny:-
heard sav it was dishonorin' to (iod not
to believe that He'd keep a grip on n
man when lie once got it. And so her
1 be, an obstinate, selfish, worldly old
n that my own children can't live
tvilli," and something very like a sol
choked further utterance, "lircthren
prey for me." lit last he gasped, and sat
There was a prolonged silence, 'i'lic
surprise, tlie syinpatnuue innoii oi sea
accusation, the awakening voice of con
science in each heart produced deep
impressions. No soul felt itself pure
enough to respond to tne pauiciic
At length the other deacon arose,
read a few verses from the Pifty-first
Psalm and pronounced the meeting
closed. A business meeting was held
during the week at which Dea Crahbo
insisted upon resigning his oflice, and
in recommending as his successor
quiet young man whose life of self-de
nial and loving sacrifice for his invalii
parents had won the love und confi
dence. of all.
The spirit of self condemnation went
round. There had been no such deep
spiritual earnestness manifested in the
parish for years. Little comment was
ever heard upon the deacon's words,
All knew that as much might be s:ail
of their own fruitless lives. There was
a humble seriousness, a faithful elfort
at quiet righteous living, that had not
been known in all the history of tin
church, and yet there was no revival
and no extra meetings. W hen pcopl
accuse each other there is a rebound o
resistance which foils all attempts
lasting impressions, but when one's
own heart und conscience are the ac
cusers there is none to rise up and de
fend, and the voice must be heard.
"Well, Ileny," said the deacon, a
twelve-month later, "it's the first of
May, ain't it? Do yon want I should
help move the things before I go out to
"No, Jotham. I was just a-thinklu'
we'd better wait a fortnight luter. We
may have some more cold weather
yet." Julina O. Hall, in Springfield
STARTING AN ASPARAGUS BED.
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not consider it necessary to apply a great
deal of manure when first setting the
permanent bed, though the sou must be
good. His first choice in the selection of
site is a deep, warm, sandy loam, pref
erably slightly sloping to south or south
east; his next choice is a light clay loam.
Porous subsoil is almost a necessity.
Prepare the ground thoroughly by plow
ing, harrowing and rolling.
' ASPARAGUS GROWN ABOVE GHOUND.
The two ways of growing asparagus,
both for market and home nse, are illus
trated in the accompanying cuts, repro
duced from "How to Make the Garden
Pay." Mr. Greinor, the author, says:
In the hrat, the plants are set shallow,
3 or 4 inches deep, and the stalks
are broken or cut off near the surface
of grouud when 6 or 8 inches high.
This gives green "grass," alwayB ten
der, but of pronounced favor. It is a
favorite way with the home grower and
in some markets, gee first cut.
For most large markets the stalks are
grown under ground, as in Fig. 2 in the
second cut, and are thus naturally
blanched and of milder flavor. The
preparation of the ground, setting the
plants and after Cnlture are much the
same for both methods, except that the
plants are placed 8 or 4 inches deep in
one case, against 6 or 8 inches in the
The least distance that should be given
in a bed expected to yield fine large
stalks for many years is 5 feet by 3, re
quiring between . 4,000 and 0,000 plants
to the acre; and nothing can be gained
by planting closer. Fifty plants thus
set in good soil will furnish an abun-
ASPARAGUS GROWN FOR CITY MARKETS.
dant supply of "grass" for a large fam
ily. Plow out furrows in well pre
pared soil, at 5 feet apart and 10 or 13
inches deep. Then scatter a tew inches
of vrell rotted compost in the furrows,
fill in with as much soil, mixing this
well with the manure. Set one-year-old
plants, at least 2 feet apart, each upon
a little mound of soil and with roots
evenly spread, in the manner shown at
Fig. 1 m the second cut, and at such a
depth that the crowns will be about 7
inches below the ground level. Then
cover with 2 inches of soil and an
other dressing of fine rich compost. As
the plants grow, and m the due process
of cultivation, the furrows are gradually
filled np level with the surface.
Care of Filatures.
Do not pasture the grass in very early
spring before the ground settles and the
sod becomes firm. By this eilrly pastur
ing the tops are kept closely cut off, the
roots are much injured, from which the
grass does not recover for the entire
year. The roots depend as much on the '
leaves as the leaves do on the roots, says
one writer very truly.
On the other hand, pastures ought not
to be allowed to grow very long in the
spring without feeding, as the culms run
up and blossom and make a growth
which is not relished by all stock. Any
plan by which a pasture is fed off evenly
is a good one, whether it be by movable
fences, or by a mixture of animals, or
one kind following another as sheep
There is one point to remember in
feeding cattle, especially dairy cattle:
bad ensilage is worse than no ensilage
Mistakes Often Made by Beekeepers Be
A beginner is quite likely to fall into
the error of increasing his colonies too
rapidly. There is probably no mistake
so disastrous as this, on account of its
frequency and results. To the beginner
this is very tempting ground. If bee
keeping must be learned by experience
and reading, without the serving of an
apprenticeship, the beginning should
be small, and practical knowledge and
skill should keep pace with the increase
of colonies. A common mistake is to
look upon beekeeping as a sort of royal
road to wealth, or at least to a good liv
ing, with little labor and, as some seem
to think, little brains, after they have
once learned a few "secrets." To choose
any business simply because it is profit
able is folly. A business that is unusu
ally profitable does not long remain so.
It soon becomes overcrowded and loses
its bonanza character. A man should
choose a business because he and his
surroundings are best adapted to the
If a great yield per colony is the re
sult of a great deal of work, it may be
that the work was done at a loss. It
may sometimes be profitable to put a
great deal of work on each colony, but
each beekeeper should ask himself,
How, all things considered, can I make
the most profit? That is the question,
and all other propositions not relating
directly thereto are mistakes. And this
leads to the mention of the opposite
mistake of keeping too few bees. In
stead of 'keopiug only a few swarms
and striving to secure the largest yields
per colony, it is often more profitable,
when one is accustomed to the business,
to keep more bees enough to gather all
the honey produced in a given area.
And then, when the said area is over
stocked, it is probably a mistake not to
start other apiaries. .
Another mistake is that of choosing
hives, implements and methods that are
complicated and require much time for
their manipulation. A moat common
error in this line is in trying to adapt
hives to bees to an extent which almost
entirely ignores the adaptability of the
hive to the beekeeper. We do not keep
bees nor arrange their hiveB with a view
to saving them labor, but that we may
get the moat honey with the least labor
to ourselves. Dove tops, queen tops,
self hivers, qneen excluders, smokers
and many other contrivances are proba
bly not considered "handy by the bees,
but their use is an advantage to us.
It is in a line with this method of rea
soning that causes some beekeepers to
make the mistake of condemning any
practice that is not "according to- na
ture." The system of modern bee cul
ture is wholly artificial. In some things
it is advisable to allow nature to have
her own way, in others it is not, and wa
have the best success whefi we have
lenrned just where wc can advantage
ously, to a certain extent, modify na
ture's methods. It is a mistake to have
undue confidence in the leaders in bee
culture. They may err, or some un
known circumstances may cause differ
ent results at different times in other
localities. It is a mistake to pin one's
faith blindly to another's.
One expensive mistake, yet one that
is easily avoided, is made year after
year by many beekeepers, and that is in
not securing hives, sections, foundations
and other supplies in season. W. Z.
This valuable vegetable requires a long
season of growth, and the earlier the
plants are started the more productive
they become. In order to save time the
seed ought to lie sown either in boxes
and placed in a greenhouse temperature
or else in a frame with gentle bottom
heat rather than in the open border.
Prick the seedlings off as soon as they
can be handled, and when sufficiently ad
vanced plant them out in rich but firm
ground and an open, sunny situation. A
considerable number of varieties bearing
extra large sprouts have been introduced
during the last few years, but, on the
whole, these are inf urior to those produc
ing a greater number of medium sized
compact "buttons," and, for the average
grower, a good type of the ordinary "im
ported" sprouts will give as good, if not
a better, return than any.
A case is on record of a steer that died
of anthrax. The man who skinned the
carcass got a scratch on the arm in the
operation. Ho died of blood poisoning.
Yet we are told that this carcass was
dressed and sold in the market as beef.
We don't behove it. We don't believe
there is any man in Christendom so
fiendish as that.
Congressman Allen, of Mississippi,
after making a speech in opposition to
the expensive funerals of congressmen,
says he received a letter from a con
stituent saying: "When you die, John,
we won't ask congress to pay the ex
pense of your funeral. You've got
enough friends down here, John, to
give yon a respectable burial, and we
would take pleasure in doing
Charleston News and Courier.
Pay the Price of the
Royal for Royal only.
Doctor "Your husband's case is a
serious one, Mrs. Moriarty. I'm afraid
there in some foreign substance in his
oesophagus." Mrs. Moriarty "Kurrin,
is it? liedad, an' Oira not surprised,
sorr; for mony's the toime Give warned
him against atin' thim Dutch sausingea
that he's so fond of." Kate Field's
Royal Baking Powder is shown by actual
chemical tests absolutely pure and 27 per cent,
greater in strength than any other brand.
Many grocery stores have recently been
stocked with second-class brands of baking
powder, which are urged upon consumers at the
price of the high-cost, first-class Royal.
These powders cost from 8 to 30 cents a
pound less than the Royal, besides being of 27
per cent, less strength. If they are forced upon
you, see that you are charged a correspondingly
lower price for them.