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SCALED HIGH CLOT
DAfllNQ AMERICAN MARINES DE
STROYED TAQAL CAMP8.
Killed Thirty of Hie Emmy-No Casualties
on Hit Ift of the Attackers-Only Path
Leading to (he Stronghold Was Lined
With I'oliontd Arrows and full of pit.
falls AtUck a Complete Surprise.
Manila, Nov. 22. Major h. W. T.
Waller, of tlio murine corps, him
cabled Hour Admiral UodgcrM nt
Manila h full mill detailed iiccount of
tliu attack November 17 by tho nion
of hi coininiuiil upon tho rebel strong
liold nt Hojoton, iit-ur ItiiMoy, IKlnnil
of Hnmiir. Tlirco insurgent cunipn
wore destroyed, 10 bamboo canon woro
captured and much rlco and other
ritorcs woro destroyed. Thu rebel
rttronghold wan almost impregnable.
Tlio trull lending to It wan lined with
poisoned HiKarn sticking from tlio
ground and was filled with liidilon
pitfalls, Major Waller's coinniand
nttaoked tho enemy unexpectedly.
'Xo do tliln thoy had to scnlo a olilT
200 foot high. Thin thoy climbed
baroioot ovor bamboo laddorM. At
tlio top thoy found boulders piled
rwuly to preolpitato upon an attack-
Major Waller nays ho was pumonal
ly not pri'Ncnt at tlio action. Ho
praioM Caitiiin David II. I'orter and
Captain Hiram JlearH for their splon
i.i i. i
miii wort; nun says loo munli pruino
cannot Imi given to tho marines them-
solves, wIioho lieliavior Jio character
i.eil iih lirllliiint in overy roH.-ct.
'I ho major considers tho hciiIIiil' of
clill'H 200 foot high an a now featuro of
wnrlaro anil say such men would bo
nble to do anything nnywhoro. Thlr
ty of tlio onumy woro killed. Tho
iiiariiioi HiiHtafned a fotv trilling
Hour Adinirnl Rodger linn replied
to Major Wallet, congratulating him
upon tho successful action by his com
COLON HA8 FALLEN.
Colombian Rebel Capture the Itthmlan City
After Three Hours' Battle.
Colon, Colombia, Nov. 22, via Gal
voston. Tho Liberal niailo an unox
peeled attack on Colon at 8 o'clock
last night. Tho government wiih not
prepared, and thoro wan littlo resist
nneo. After boiiio fighting in front of
tho cuartn and in certain Btroots for
nn hour and a half tho Liliorul gained
possession of all tho public building
-iHl(olllot,iidf,,tlio(,,t()wii -of ;olon
Ovor 12 persona woro killed and about
30 wcro injured.
On receipt of tho news that General
Alban, tho military commander of tho
isthmus, had started to attack tho
Lilicral at Chorrorn, near I'anama,
tho latter detached 100 men under
General I'atino, to attnok Colon.
This force embarked on a tiaiu bound
for I'anama to Colon yestorday oven
ing at Las Cascades station, previous
ly cutting oil' telcgraphiocommuiiicii
tion across tho isthmus. On arriving
ut tho outskirts of Colon, where tho
government usually maintained a
Hinall guard, tho rebels loft tho train
mid in tlio initial skirmish, which be
gan soon afterward, I'atino was killed.
Tho govornmont troops at Colon wero
outnumbered by tho I.iborals, Fight
ing immediately began at tlio curata
(barracks), which was soon taken.
Fighting subsequently occurred at the
town hull, which wiih also takon by
tlio Liberals. Tho wl'iolo nll'air was
over iu loss than three hours.
Communication with Panama was
restored today. This revealed that
no lighting had occurred thoro; that
ovcrything was quiet, nnd that tho
iity was still in tho hands of tho gov
ornmont. Tlio issuo now doponds on
tho result of tho fighting which is
now doubtloss occurring at Cborrora,
hows ot which is anxiously awaited
hero. Tho I.iborals aro busy raising
roinforcomonts locally. Thoy aro re
ported to havo sovoral hundred mon
nt different railroad stntions betweon
hero and Panama.
Tho United States gunboat Mnolnas
Inndad a detachment of marines hero
this morning. Thoy aro now guard
ing tho station and other property of
Mammoth World'i Pair Hotel.
St. Louis, Nov. 22. Papers for tho
incorporation of a company to build
ii mammoth Travelers'" Protective
Association world's fair hotol on tho
high ground, just south of tho expo
sition sito, havo boon filed. Tlio
hotol is to bo four stories high, con
tain 2,000 rooms and coat .$250,000.
It is to bo run on such n plan as will
enable commercial travelers to ussuro
their out-of-town friends comfortablo
nuartors and good living during tho
world's fair at reasonablo prices.
Rounded Up Boer Commandoes.
London, Nov. 22. A dispatoh from
.Lord Kitolionor, dated Pretoria, to
day, says Colonel Urandor's column
hasroundod up Hyors nnd Uadon
horst's Iloor commandoes, 30 miles
northwost of Pretoria. Tho troops
killed three mon.-wounded throo anil
captured 51, Inoluding two Hold cor
nets. Tho column also cnpturoil
much Btook nnd munitions of war.
HYDROGEN A COMPOUND.
Discovery of a Harvard I'rofeiior Supports
Uoaton, Nov. 20.-ProfoHor K. C.
I ckoniiK, dliuctor ot tlio Hurvard Ob
soirutoiy, lias mudo u uibcovory Unit
1,0 iU'UH uu linpoitunt. in a Htuto
iiiunt just out, ho saysi
"Tlio Hiioctrum ot u streuk ot light
ning wHpliotoniplioiliuHtJuly. From
Jiueii a hiiiuII beginning two discover
ies have developed. Not only aro tho
chom eul oloiuonts, so-called, com
Pound, but it Is likoly thut hydroeon
UHuir, which chomlcui tlioorlsU havo
J nought to ho olio element ot which
Uio otliort) would Boonor or later piovo
to lio coiiipoiiniiH, Booms to b0 ot com
Otliur photogrnphu rnado at ubout
tlio Maine Hum hIhiw ii,., ri
that tho spectrum ot lighting la not
always tho Hiuno. Homo of tlio jilioto
trpliH show a doubling ot tho bright
lint, ProfoSHOr Pleknrlnr ui.u .i
first Inclined to bullovo that thin wan
iort ot coinnriuiti tiiini.. i. ..I i..
. ; - " ..ui. ill 1IUTT
concludes that tho doubling look ns
. V.8". 1,,J'lroKu". tho only element
l,!,1 In. 1110 "Khttiltig Hpoctrum, and
hitherto behoved to bo least likoly
OVOr tO IirilVllll II I'lwnn I.
mndo up of at least three compon
ents. Thin conclusion ho bases upon
tlio fact that thoro wum 80 linen In
tho hydrogen Hpoctrum on ono photo,
t iroo In another and ono In tho third,
tlio different llashcH havnlg boon pho
togrnphed under ilirfnn lit, rlr'iftn.
Another rumnrknhlo clrcutnHtanco
n connection with tho ntudy of pic
turing of Hpoctrn of lightning HiihIich
Ib that thoy aro similar to that of tho
second now atar In tho coiiBtollatlon
Persons, known aa Nova Porno! No. 2,
which woro takon on March 23, 1001.
LETTER8 FROM MIS8 STONE.
Lung Captivity Has Altecled Her Health -Urljands
Hold Out for Uli Ransom.
Holla, Nov. 20. Another letter has
boon received from MIim Hllon M.
Btono. Iter health has been boiiio
what affected by bur coiillnoinent und
hard faro, but alio expresses horBolf
mi still conlldont of ultimate rolenao.
A letter to Mr. Dickinson, diplomat
ic agent of tho United States at Solla,
replying to his proposals concerning
a ransom, saya tho lirlgnndH will hold
out for a llguro very much nbovo tho
huiii at Mr. Ulcklnson'ri command. Tho
brlgnnda Intorpret Mr. Dickinson's
nolo having fixed on tho sum ho Is
willing to pay, and on n time limit, ub
being Indlcntivo that lio can get moro
money. Thoy also demand Immunity
from prosecution. Uut It Id Impossi
ble for tlio diplomatic ugont of tho
United StatoB to havo power to bind
tho fiovornmentH of Hulgarln nnd Tur
key. This point, however, Is not likoly
to bo n Horlotiu obstacle in tho way of
Reason to lie Hopeful.
Washington, Nov. 20. Anothor ca
blegram rocolvcd from United States
ConsulGonoral Dickinson at Sofia,
today Indicates that, wlillo Miss Stono
has not yet been ransomed, thoro Is
reason to reel assured as to her fu
turo. Tho dispatch furnished ovl
denco that Mr. Dickinson remains In
direct communication with tlio brl
gauds or their ngonts.
SM0THEEED BY GAS
TERRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE IN A
Seventy.Two Men Known to Have Perished
flunkhousc at the Mouth of the Tunnel
Burned and the Workings Filled With
Smoke and Deadly Gasses Property Loss
Will Reach $50,000.
Tollurido. Col., Nov. 21. What is
likoly to prove tho most disastrous
accident that has ovor occurred In n
mettallic mine in Colorado resulted
today from a flru which burned the
buildings at tho mouth of tho Bullion
tunnel through which tho Smuggler
Union mine is worked and which
filled the mine with deadly gas and
smoke. It is impossible to give even
an approximate estimate of tho loss
of life, hut it is believed that it will
reach nearly, if not quite, 100. Sov-enty-two
aro known to havo perished.
Tho fire started about 7 o'clock this
morning from a defective fluo in tlio
buukhouso at tho mouth of tho tun
nel. It quickly communicated to tho
other buildings. Tlio dense smoko
from the burning converter houso,
which was saturated with oil, began
pouring into tho tunnel, which, with
the shafts of the mine, acted as a
Tho day shift had just gono on
duty and beforo they could bo warned
of their danger, tho levels nnd stopos
wero filled with smoke and gas. As
soon as tho men became aware of
their danger efforts were mudo to
renchtho surface through tho various
exits, and about half of those in tho
mine escaped. It will bo impossible
to ascertain tho number still in tho
mino for several hours, on account of
tho gas in somo of tho levels.
The Smuggler-Union is ono of tho
oldest mines in tho district and has
several abandoned oiienings, some of
which wero available. Most of tlioso
who escaped did so through tho old
Union workings and the old Sheridan
tunnel. A rescuing party cut n con
nection through from tho commis
sion workings adjoining and took out
part of the men.
Although the buildings wcro quick
ly consumed, tho tlenso smoko con
tinued to pour into tho tunnel and it
was not until .3 o'clock this afternoon
that it occurred to the management
to shut olT tho draft by blasting rock
into tho tunnel. It is believed by
mining men that had this been done
as won as the fire started all loss of
lifo might havo lieen avoided. Tho
property loss is about $50,000, fully
covered by insurance.
CLOSED ITS DOORS.
CRIME OF A MOON8HINER.
Two Officers and Cremated
Bodies A Posse In Pursuit.
Oxford, Miss., Nor. 19. John A.
Montgomery, Deputy United States
Marshal of this city, and Deputy
United States Marshal Hugh Mont
gomery, of Pontoloc, loft horo last
night for tho purpose of arresting
Will Mnthls, an alleged counterfeiter
und moonsiilnor, who lived 12 miles
oust of this plnco, Karly today, Hugh
Montgomery's horso wub found stand
ing ut tho gate of Curdy Hall.a neigh
bor of MutlilB, and Matlils' houso had
been buined to tho ground. Upon
further Investigation two partlully
burned bodies wero found in tho ush
eu of tlio burned building, which havo
been luuutiiied us tno lomairiB of tno
Deputy Marshals. John A. Montgom
ery'u horso has not been found, und
it Is supposed thut Matlils mudo his
escape on this horso utter the men
had been killed afid tho houso set
on lire. Matlils' wlfo was ut hor
father's a few miles from her burned
home, and jiho says she and hor hus
band left homo yesterday, her hus
band leaving tho country.
Matlils was Indicted last Summer
for making and passing counterfeit
monoy und was out on a 2000 bond.
Tho principal witness against him
was a negro living In tho samo neigh
borhood. About a month ago tho ne
gro was assassinated. Tho two Mont
gomcrys went to arrest Matlils for
making Illicit whiskey, and It Is sup
posed that they wero prevailed upon
to remain for tho night, and wero shot
while guarding their prisoners. A
Pobbo ot 30 or 40 ot tho leading citi
zens of Oxford went to tho scene to
day and every effort will bo made to
CAUSED BY DENSE FOG.
Many Accidents and Fatalities in the United
Kingdom France Has A Share.
London, Nov. 19. Saturday's- fog
which was general throughout the
United Kingdom, was responsible for
many accidents and fatalities. The
driver of a London omnibus was
found dead in hid box, while tho ve
hicle was still running. Ho was a
victim of cold fog.
Several collisions occurred in tho
Mersey. Tho Dominion liner Homan,
from Portland, November 9, ran
down and sank tho British steamer
Sapphire, of tho Dundee Gen Line.
There was no loss of life.
A Norwegian brlgantine has been
seen drifting helplessly oft Hull, and
it is feared that sovcral persons havo
Work of Ktmovlntf Uebrls at the Babv
Pocahontas, Vu., Nov. 20, Tho
work of romovIiiK fallon slate umi deb
ris from tho liaby initio continues
iiiis morning iritz ftiouiton was
found entombed in a room on tho
west sldo. Ho was living, but u few
hours moro would, no doubt, havo
brought death. For six hours nhv-
sicians worked with him boforo ho
was restored to consciousness. Ho Is
yot feeble, but will likoly rocovor.
Thoro was great rojolclng whon tho
nows spread that ho had boon recov
ered alive. Moulton says nil within
tho mlno Thursdny night commented
on tho heaviness of tho ntmosphero,
and that a. numbor ot tho mon loft
their work ahead ot him. Ho soon
found that danger was Imminent, and,
nlong with Bovoral others, startod
running from tho drllft. A honvy ro-
port that shook tho mountain was
heard, and an Instant later n hugo
cloud of smoko nnd flnmo was seen
coming. Ho lost sight ot his comnan
Ions, but ho turned Into n sldo room
ns quickly as posslblo, and wns shut
off by falling slnto. Probably two
days passed boforo ho succumbed to
tho foul air.
Fournler Not Satisfied.
York, Nov. 20, Honry Four-
nior, who on Saturday broko all auto
mobile rocords, by going a mile in 51
4-5 soconds, on tho Ocean Parkway, Is
fnr from being satisfied that tho limit
of automobllo speed has been mado.
In fact, ho says tho gasoline machine
has Just begun to domonstrato its
power, and declares noxt year ho will
mako a nillo in 32 seconds.
Not An Iceberg.
Port Townsond. Nov. 20. Arrivals
from tho north on tho Btoamshlp Sena
tor roport that tho stoam ship Topeka
Btruck a rock in Tnku Inlet instead of
an icobcrg as previously reported. A
passongor on tho Senator was on tho
Topeka whon tho accident occurrou
nnd was on deck. A blinding snow
storm provnllod nt tho timo ot tne ac
cldont nnd tho Topoka struck square
ngnlnst nn ovorhnnglng cliff on tho
shoro of Tnku Inlet, aoararmg men
fnmillar with Icoborgs say mat wnon
n vnaanl rnlllllCS With Ono tllO pilnC-
turo is nlwnys bolow tho wntor lino,
nnd tho Topoka's Injuries woro above.
Postofflce Robbed and Burned.
Washington, Nov. 20. A dispatch
roceivod horo nnnouncos tnai tno
poatofflco at Froomnnsburg. w. Vn.,
was robbod nnd burnod Sunday morn
ing. No loss Is stated.
Warrant for Murderer.
St. Louis, Nov. 20. Chief of De
tectives Dosmond rocoivou a if
odny for Bon Kllpatrick, from Sheriff
iinirVo of Paint Rock, Tex., whoro
Kllpatrick Is wnntod for tho muraor
of William Thornton.
Metropolitan Bank of Tacoma Suspends
Caused by Misunderstanding.
Tacoma, Nov. 21, Tho Metropoli
tan bank, P. V. Caesar, president
closed its doors yesterday after stand
ing a run all of tho day beforo. Th
run began us tho result of n misun
derstunding, tho small depositors be
Moving that a suit filed against tlio
receiver of tho Metropolitan Savings
Bank, which failed five years ago.
had something to do with tho present
Metropolitan Bank. About $-10,000
was withdrawn anil tho bank has ap
plied for a receiver. Dwigbt Fholps
was appointed, with a bond of JIO,
Tho fact that tho school children's
savings account, amounting to $12,
000, was in tho bank, helped to spread
tlio rumor started by tlio old suit
Tho Metropolitan's total deposits aro
about $500,000. Tho failuro is duo
entiroly to tho misunderstanding,
President Caesar says ho is ncgotiat
ing witli ' Now York parties, and bo
neves no win ue nuio to noricct ar
rangements to pay overy depositor in
full. Tho school savings aro secured
by school warrants held in, trust by
tlio secretary oi tno school board.
No statemont of tho liabilities and
resources has been given out. After
tho run on tho bank, the clearing
liouso mot ana, alter an examination
of tho securities, offered to advance
monoy to carry it, provided President
Caesar raised $25,000. This was not
dono and tho alearing liouso declined
assistance. It is unoilioially stated
that tho securities of tho bank are
below tho amount crcditod to depos
itors, and that thoro was only $0,000
cash in tho vaults when tlio bank
Reform for Austrian Exchanges.
Yionna, Nov. 21. Tlio govornmont
introduced tho long expeoted produce
oxchango reform bill, in tho rcichs-
tag today. Tho bill docs not prohibit
dealing in futures in grain, but pro
vides for strict stato supervision for
tlio purposo of oheoking tho unlawful
uso oi tno rules rotating to futures.
Quotations aro to bo mado by sworn
oillcials. Fictitious transactions with
tho obicot of nfYcoting prices will bo
classed as folonious. Gambling bo
yond certain limits is prohibited.
Opposition to Castro.
Now York, Nov. 21. A Caracas,
Vonezuola, correspondent cables to
tho Tribune: A largo shipmont of
Mausers and cartridges has just loft
La Gunyra on a Venezuelan gunboat
f6r tho Colombian insurgents. Pres
ident Castro's position deponds on
tho suocess of tho latter. All Vono
zuola, oven his ministers, opposo his
polioy. Tho revolutionists, under
General Juan Pjotri, aro gaining in
tho stato of Carabobo.
Paris, Nov. 19. During tho greater
part of today, Paris and its suburbs
wero shrouded in a denso fog, which
seriously Interfered with railway
transportation and vehicular truffle,
nnd caused a number of minor acci
dents. Tho fog was so thick along
the Sclno that tho steamboats were
compelled to suspend service.
BIG DIAMOND ROBBERY.
A New York Merchant Was Robbed of $10,000
Worth at the Portland Hotel.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 18. Diamonds
valued at $10,000 and about $90 In
money wero stolen last night from a
room In tho Portland Hotel, occu
pied by A. F. Lowenthal, of New York
City, and tho audacious thief manag
ed to escape with his booty and get
Mr. Lowenthal is a dealer In pre
cious stones, and he is at present on
tne I'acmc Coast on a business trip.
Last Saturday night he arrived at
tho Portland Hotel, and was
assigned to a room on the ground
iloor facing Yamhill street, being tho
third window from tho northeast cor
ner of Seventh and Yamhill streets.
His traveling trunk, containing the
greater part of his diamonds ho used
in trado, and a portion of his money,
was placed in his room. Thoro are
two keys to this room, ono used by
tho guest and placed in tho office
when it is not in uso, and tho other
usually in chargo of tho Janitor in
charge of nil tho rooms on that cor
Burled Under Red Hot Slag.
iiommoad, Nov. 18. One man
was killed and two seriously burned
as tho result of a party of workmen
being burled under a mass of molten
slag at tho Howard Axlo Works to
day. Tho accident occurred on the
cinder dumn back of tho comnany's
plant. Tho victims woro engaged in
collecting scrap when a party of
workmon at tho ton of tho dumo.
about 20 feet abovo, dumped their
car ovor tho odgo, not knowing that
tno men wero directly beneath
them. The car contained about eight
tons or slag, a greater part of which
was reu-hot, and much of it in a mol
Rorlne fnrm Tool.
It would seem an If it were unneces
sary to urge farmers to take care of
their tools, yet during a recent trip of
less than 150 miles a writer In the In
dianapolis News snys ho counted no
less than twenty tools of various kinds
exposed to the rain and sun. These
were Been from the windows of n
swiftly moving train, no that It Is snfa
ro say that. Including the farms a mile
distant from the railroad, there were
more than two hundred tools out ot
doors that ought to have been under
cover. After such a sight It was a re
lief to reach a farm where the tools
wero well cared for. On tho farm in
question was a long, narrow building
devoted entirely to a storage place for
tools and a repair shop. After each tool
was used It was put under the shed,
and during the winter all of the wood
work was thoroughly painted and all
of tlio metal that had rusted was sand
papered. There was a small anvil in tho
part of the structure devoted to re
pairs, a bench with both iron and wood
vises, drawers divided Into compart
ments for bolts, screws, nails and nuts
of various sizes and a very fair set of
carpenter's tools. The owner claimed
that this repair shop had saved Its cost
every year In blacksmith's hills, and
that by caring for his tools he was not
only able to do better work with them,
nut they were In shape ror good use
for many years longer, than they had
False Economies In Virinlne.
For some reason nearly every farmer
considers that he must economize In
the matter of seeds. If ho does not
mako the mistake of buying cheap
seeds, that is, seeds low In price but
poor In quality, he tries to save on the
quantity with the result that he loses
In the crop. In the sowing of grass
seeds, for example. In which clover
has a part, how many farmers have
blamed the clover seed cTr claimed that
the soil was "clover sick," when the
ouly trouble was he did not use enough
seed. As a rule, the catalogues of seeds
men arc safe guides to the quantity
of seed necessary with grass seed,
Then there is tho fertilizer economy,
and here economy Is practiced both in
quantity nnd In kind. That Is, the farm
er will find that a certain fertilizer, np
plled In moderate quantities, has im
proved the wheat yield and ever after
lie uses the same amount and the same
kind In growing wheat, forgetful of the
fact that he Is tnklng from tho soil In
the crop other plant foods which he Is
not returning. Result, n worn-out soli.
Look Into the question of these nnd
other economies and see If they really
shndo to drip off while the remainder
of tho rig Is attended to. Wnsh in tho
samo way. Wipe with a cloth wrung
out of clean water nnd polish with a
soft llntlcss rng. Well-worn ginghams
nro good for this purpose. Wlpo nil
drops off the wheels with n clean, well
wrung cloth and follow with n dry one.
Clean all gummy substance from tho
spindles nnd inside the hubs. Oil spin
dles and put wheels securely oil
As to whether fnll or spring is tho
best timo for pruning there Is a dis
agreement nmong fruit growers. Ono
thing we hnve found out, however
when It Is necessary to remove n limb
of considerable size, an inch or over in
diameter, the best time Is September
and October. Wounds made at that
season, though they may not hcnl over
nn quickly ns nt some other times, will
never decay. Owing no doubt to tho
ripe condition of the wood, the cut sur
face dries and becomes as hard as bone.
We have tested this for many yenrs
and know It to be so.
In all pruning particular care should
bo used to make smooth cuts. No stubs
should be left sticking out. It is sur
prising to observe In passing along the
road how frequently this Important
rulo Is disregarded, and that, too, by
persons who profess to understand tho
business. Another important point Is
the removal of nil dead and decaying
limbs. Another Is to cut off one the
least deslrnble one, of course of tho
branches of every fork In order to pre
vent the tree from splitting when load
ed with frunlt, National Stockman.
The Great Hnbv Strnwlierrr.
Strawberry growers can test new va
rieties most quickly by setting out pot
grown plants during August. Theso
set at the time n
dlcated, will bear
a full crop of fruit
the nest season,
and If one has
only a few plants
he will be able by
this method to 'test
the variety a n rt
a doubt whether
It is suitable for
the soil and the
climate in which
It Is planted. The
Great Ruby, which
wns Introduced Inst season, and which
has proved very satisfactory to all who
have grown It, is a healthy, vigorous
grower, nnd remarkably productive.
The berries are large, uniform In
shape, deep crimson In color, and of
fine flavor. It Is mid-season in time oC
ripening, hence the blossoms can bo
fertilized by any of the perfect blossom
sorts so numerous among 'the mid-season
rnrleltles. One feature of the plant
Is Its deep-rooting qualities, which
must of necessity make It somewhat
Independent of dry weather. Indian
T'arn Door Protector.
A simple device will keep out the cold
and prevent Ice and snow from freezing
around the bottom of tho barn door. A
board long enough to reach across the
door has end pieces fitted In to form a
Thi Iloe's Swill.
Sun-baked swill In filthy barrels;
swill that Is fermented Into the sharp
est acid and putrefied Into a disgusting
mass; swill that attracts myriads of
carrlou-lovlng files. Is not fit for tho
bogs. It Is full of miasma and disease
germs of various kinds, and hence It Is
dangerous to feed It. says tho Farm,
Stock and Home. Pleasantly soured
swill swill that Is mildly acid-Is all
right, but It should uot bo allowed to
pass that stage before It Is fed; and In
hot weather It gets past that stage very
quickly. It Is not easy to look after such
things carefully In the rush of all kinds
of work nt this season, nnd some can
not recelvo such suggestions with pa
tience, which Is not surprising, but for
all that It will pay to give somo
thoughts to the pigs. It will not bo
regretted at their harvest time.
Mexico Importing Wheat.
City of Mexico. Nov.19. From nil
parts of tho Western United States,
wheat is being sent into Mexico in
amounts never boforo equalled. It is
estimated by buyers and railroad
mon In this city that by tho end of
Docembor more than 1500 cars will
have boen delivered into tho republic,
And oven this groat amount will not
end tho importation, so long at the
duty is walvod and there is tho slight
est lack of corn. Both buyers and
transportation men bellevo that tho
importation will continue until tho
term for tho romoval of tho tariff
Bad Food In French Army.
Paris, Nov. 18. La LIborto today
assarted that 2,000,000 francs worth of
aotenorated American tinned roods
iiuto been discovered among tho mili
tary stores at Vordun. Gonoral An
dre, tho Minister of War, has conse
quently ordorcd all tmnod roods
among tho array stores, whether
French or American, tp bo sold, on tho
ground that it would bo bettor to have
no stores at all than to depend upon
canned provisions which would bo
found to bo bad at tho outbreak of
war. , btel'Sia
DEVICE FOn THE BAH.V DOOR,
tiny water-shed, strips of hoop Iron be
ing used to secure the board to the
door. The strip of board used should
bo of some light but tough material,
which will not add much to tho weight
of tho door. While this appllanco is be
ing put on nnother protection might be
added. In tho shape of a weather strip
placed on tho door in such a manner
that it will cover tho crack between
tho door and tho casing when tho door
Clennlne Hncry nnd Hnrnea.
The method used by ono farmer nnd
ono which makes It possible to perform
the work witnout soiling ones gar
ments to any dlsngreeablo extent Is:
Ho first removes all cushions, cur
tains, etc., dusts well and cleanses
leather or rubber parts. The next Is to
placo tho buggy on two trestles and re-
inovo tho wheels to n watering trough,
which Is beneath a largo willow tree.
Spray tho buggy. Then turn tho wheels
around, lu the trough. At tho same time
removo nil earthy matter that Is soaked
enough not to scratch the varnish. Tho
wheels, or any part, must not bo kept
wet long or tho paint will acquire a
whitish color, In which caso a little lin
seed oil on a soft rag can bo used with
good effect, after tho paint has been
When the wheels are clear of mud
rinse with clear water and set In the
Hints Tor the Horseman.
Use land plaster In the stalls to ab
sorb the ammonia.
Poor feeding will make a weak colt
and unsound limbs.
Watch tho colt's feet and keep them
straight with a rasp.
Nover allow any one to tease tho
colts. Teasing invariably makes a
Handle tho colt overy day. nandlo
his legs and pick up his feet A petted,
wcll-haudled colt will make a centlo
Give the colts nnd horses all tho sun-
shlno In the stables that Is possible. A
dark, damp stablo will causo rheuma
tism, and Is eonduclvo to all sorts of
Better than n slat door or drop bar
across a door to keep horses In or out,
horo n hole through ono door post and
nearly through tho other. Slip lu n piece
of Inch or larger iron pipe. It Is easy
to slide It to pass In and out.
Put a well-fitted leather halter on thn
colt's head with a short strap attached.
Several times each day take hold of thl
strap and hold him or pull him around.
In a short timo ho will bo halter broken
without .tho straining of n fight If tied
up at once.
Tho teeth of both young and old
horses often need attention when thev
do not got anything of tho kind. Ef
fects aro thus produced that nro some
times attributed to altogether different
Influences. No wonder that a horso with
teeth constantly disordered becomes a
horso of confirmed bad temper.