Bohemia nugget. (Cottage Grove, Or.) 1899-1907, December 27, 1901, Image 7

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    i)IIi()T lIWYiai,
o.iuiMMENT OF 8ENATOH8
, HIOM PACIFIC NOHTMWC8T
Should Have More ....I H,,r A, I,,,,,,,,,,,,
Vl They Have Llllfc or No Complaint
'" Mke Stiuiur Mt W Uih
tht lillmilan Ciiul lllll Scnilor I
Renwliw Chairman ( IlluUr (;,,
," "uruiwimi did not
vui, uit 8i.uk, of tliolr Itepubll-
t'Hli uoIIoiil'Uo in tl 111 llltlf if,. ..I
nor as w,, BB ,,,,, lm
Wished, yi lhy , Httlo or-no
COliipIuiiit ( make. r'""
hiV """r1 l.ho ,,",,,, ,i0 "".
.1,. , ""i minor com-
ficimtor Foster has he,,,, (.cd to
Hrict of Columbia ,,,, .;t,.ir
...r r uniimuto. and remains chair
"inn of insular surveys.
While Konator Mitchell regrets
(lint ho wiih not ul.Io lo ol.tain a place
Oil lin committee on commerce, In, j
WOll waiHll.,1 win, H,i,1K ,,!,,,! ,, j,,.
tcrocrimio canals, wliuro ho is able to
piinh tint isthmian canal bill, nil to
nectiro JiiM old place on postnilicos and
Kit roads, mid also to occupy ii place
oil Pacific islands and p(Jru, jcic-o
Which deals with Hawaiian allairs.
As to onnimorcc, Senator Perkins, nil
wiiiiiunna, wiih a member of tl in com
mittee on coiiimitt
When ho insisted lip.tn' having a 1'laci'i
vii uuiiiiiuTcc, ii coiiki not lie othor-
U'ih.. A . . .
"" milliwrill .-CMIUOr .llllCIH.'ll H
memis were anxious to have liim on
privileges and elcctioiiM, hut his well
Known Hintion in favor of the dec
nun oi ncnalors by direct vote of the
Ijcoplo stopped him from securing
mat piace, a ino committee Iiiih lieen
nrningcii to prevent any micli Icgisla
tion.
There was also quite a desire among
a largo minihor of the older ttunaturit
lo Have senator Mitchell go upon for
tsign relatioiiH, hut KuirbniikH ami
heart insisted upon licing placed
tliere, mid, IksIiik incniherH of the
committee that made tip the (date,
iinuuiuij Bm a, ncuator .Mitciicil's
general assignments are very satis-
lactory.
OOER LEADER CAPTURED.
Commandant Krltilnjir lalli Into the flandi
of Gtntral I'rtnch.
I.iijon, Dec. IK. A dinpatcli from
.ini iviicnener annuuncoH tliat Com
iiiaiidunt KritiiiKer, the fainoim Iloer
coiiiinander, who Im.i IlKiired no prom-
"" "") tuiiiieuiioii with tlio inviiN
ion of Cape Colony, hat been cap.
imuiy wouniled, ,y (iuneral
I reiich Kritiiij;er wiih trying to
iireijk the hlockhoime cordon at Han
j'ver Hiiad.
The capture of (;oiiiniandant ICritz
inner, who Iiiih lieen Htylrd the "Do
wet of Cape Colony," jH regarded an
very important. He han lieen u
troiililvNoiiio invader of Capo Colony
and in credited witli morn harharitieit
than any other commandant except
FcheiporH. In a recent proclamation
lie ealled liiuiHolf tlio chief comniand
tint of Capo Colony.
During the hint few days niont per
niBtent reportH eniaiiBtiiig both from
fi'oiith Afriica and from Door head
qiiartorn in Kurope of an approaching
criHiH in South African allairH have
lieen current. It in alleged that Mr.
Krugor will ahundon hin domand for
independence and that the Koor
JoadorH in the hold are inclined to
ceitKo liKhtitif; and neek the liont terma
obtainable. In a' hiicccIi yoHterday
nt Capo Town Sir J. (iordon Sprint,
the premier of Capo Colony, declared
that tlio outlook had uovor been
brighter than at tlio prosont time.
Change In the Cabinet,
WnHliington, Deo. 10. Charles
f.' L...It. ..f 111 !l 1 1. t . .
jiiiiii niiiiiu, in I'liiiaueipuia, iiiih
tendered to tho prcHident his formal
rcHinnation iih poHtmiiHtor Konoral, to
takeell'ect early next nionth, ami
Henry 0. I'aynu, of WiKcouHinii, vice
cllllirillllll of Hill Itlilltllilirxitt ti,ill,Ml
comniitlee, Iiiih accepted tho tender of
inc omce, to which no will no nomiif
uted after tho holiday recess.
To Let Women Vote
WiiHhinj,'ton, Dec. 18. Senator
A arren today introduced un ariinnd
inent to tho coiiHtilution, granting
the right of HiilVrago to women.
Cold and Foj In England.
London, Dec. 1!!. Cold, nccoin
, pal lied by dense fog, upsot most of
the tralllo arrangements in London
this morning. Hiver tralllo was at ii
standstill for hours, and thousands of
out-of-door laborers wero uniiblo to
roach work. Tho railroads in tho
provinces uro slowly clearing thoir
tracks, which have been snowbound
for four or llvo days. Telegraphic
communication remains gicatly im
lmred. Naval Arch Project Given Up.
Now York, Deo. 1!). l'ark Uenja
iin, president of tlio Naval Aroh
Commission, which lias clmrgo of the
proposed naval arch and water gate at
tho Dattory in this city, announced
today that tho project has boon toni
ooriirily givon up. Tho arch and gate
was to lmvo cost $1,300,000 and .f2.r)0,
000 had boon pledged. Mr.'Ilcnjumin
said that tho Sohloy controversy - had
dostroyod publio interest in tho under-tnkim;.
"E80LUTION8 ON SCHLEY."
M"V Were Inlrodor..! i,. ii.. ii
ii.iilie
ifiiale- Call fur ,, i,,.,...,...,,
and
"""".union,
VVllslliml
HTiif Hie I,,, ,. . . " '""
nil' j , , "Miniiiic i on navii
lain,, today ntrodllw,l a rcnol
an invent en!, i,.. ,.f
ii. Tin. i-,..,riii....
llm Kchlev
..i 11 eiien mo r,.
WhereiiH. Ailmlrui it ,.
...mi ,iiHH,,,tH f ." mmtv"!
(it-Hlre that the conduct of Hear Ad
"'iral Scliley hould bo .iveHtLt,
'HI II IMIHHed iiiwiii I ill I i ...... .. . a I
.. i 1 , ' """" oi mo ro
il I.I c, 1 i no who connected or iden-
"IteMolved. 'I'lml II...
i , . ' - " ;i'iiiiiuii.eo o n
naval allairH of i m
mtivcH h din. .(,,1 ... f v.r
r, ". " ",,,r 'n.niirai Hchloy form
tho time ho awHiirned control of tho
lying H'luadron up to and including
n. i r I Wll l" HpaniHh
hm cuiint oi UUIia.
i njviMion ih mado for a report to
nit' no me or r..n,,ru,,,,i,.i i,,.... i
authoritv in e vim i ..,.! r-
i " " " " "
Senator .McCoiiiiih, of Maryland, to
morrow will ntmi ln.w. .. n
,. , ,, , ... v.iu nuilllie
Hut following rcHolution :
"WhereiiH, Commodoro Scliley wiih
the Henior olllcer of
U,...i: i .. . .' """
. ....kn.K., wnen mo npaniHii wiuailron
iiiiemfiieii to e8caio on the morning
mii .i, loiio, aim,
"Whereas, Ho wan in absolute com
mand and is entitled to tho credit
Hue to such commanding olllcer for
ino glorious victory which resulted
in tlio total destruction of tho Span
ihii snipH, no it enacted, etc., that
near Admiral Winfiold Scott Schlev
of the United States navy, retired,
no nereaiier pain out oi nny money
in the treasury not otherwise appro
priated, tho CallKI tinv Iltlll lllloiviinn.
ho received as rear admiral on tho
uclivo list of said navy at tho date
ui ins retirement ny reason of age."
OUR TRADE WITH CHINA.
American Asiatic Association Preienti
Me
mortal lo Preildent.
WiiHinuton. Dec. A
gauou irom mo American A'siat c
AHHOClatlOII. winch IH cniimri.ml r
merchantH. mailllfiintnrerH mul
esiecially intercHted in tho trndo be
ineeu mo uniii-n i-itnt. mw ci.,.,..
called at the White llnnui t ruitr fifwl
presented to tho president n memoriiil
in winuii me nopo is expressed "that
no contract, coinmcrciul
rights guaranteed to our citizens bv
treaty with tho Chinese enniiro will
I . . - ii..". .
iv puiiiiiiuu id do aoriugeii under
cover of special nrivileireH nxtnriixl
irom me L-liinese ioverriiiient liv imv
other iiower." It is rcL-arded as of
supremo importance to tho future of
mo commerce of the ITniti-ii Knit,..
principle of the iimii ilnnriinii Hi.
great iinueveiopeu markets of East
ern Asia should bo preserved intact.
iho memorialists also endorse the
proposition for a Pacific cable, recent
h' submitted to the lirimi.li.nt ,,! .,v
press thoir hearty sympathy with the
uiiuris now miiKlHL' to estn i IihIi nn
Americiin-Asintiu ImnU- in 'c.l lltin ntifl
mo i niiippinoo. tho memorial is
1. .. Til. !!!.- .... . .
signed by more than 100 well known
niiHiness linns and institutions.
PHILIPPINE FINANCES.
No Interferance With Importation or
Kxpor
tatlon of Gold or Silver.
Maui a. Dec. 1!) Tim TTt.iio.l
Mates commission lias fiimllv .l,.o;,i,i
urn. id inienero again with importa
tion or exportation gold or silvor,
unless uiisoiiiieiy coniiellel to (lo so
y lorco oi eircumstanccH, lint, tieuin
iiiiil' with the vear 11102. tin
sinn will alter tlio l.'n.in.m. rt.. ;..
accordance wiih tlio oxistinglratio.
tho hope of preventing tho furthor
exportation or gold and American
bills, which uro nt present being
oiii(iiru tinny.
Tho reports from the
tho eartlKpiako of Inst week show that
fivy Biiuereii more severely tluui
Miinila. At llataiigas a soldier was
killed by falling masonry. Ships folt
tho shock sevoral milos nt sen
Soven hundred bolomon lmvo sur
rendered in tho island of JSamar, ow
ing to tho lack of food.
A son of tho govomor of tho island
of N egros has boon killed iu an en
gagement with Ladrones.
Reciprocity With Cuba.
Now York, Dec. 10. Commercial
bodies throiiL'limit, llm TI..ii,.,l ..,
are being asked by tho Merchants'
Association of this city to co-opearto
in a movement towm-d annnrin.- .,,...
able notion by congress in tho matter
ui coiiiuioroini reciprocity with Cuba.
To this end. roHnlutimm . n,..
ject, recently adopted by tho directors
oi mo association, arc boim? sent.
to
meenrnnts ami commnrp 1 nr., ,.!,.
' .
r -----
tions nil over tho country, and also to
ii-amuim atuuaovoil., moillliors Ot his
cabinot and to all congrcssmon.
Sultan lias Fears.
Now York, Boo. 10. Tho Constan.
tinoplo corrcsimndont of tho London
Times mul Now York Times Buys Sul
tmi Abdul Humid is, as usual, pain
fully npiirohonsivo about his uniuml
visit to Stuniboul nt inid-ltuiundmi in
order to kiss tho prophet's ninntlo.
It is tho only dny in Jtho your whou
no win venture out of tho Yild
Kiosk. Mnny "preventive nrrests
ro coiiBcquontly niado ovory day.
IHPklATr
w.ru i'MUUVE8 THE HAY
I'AUNCEFORTE AGREEMENT.
nly Six f)nij, Volei-SevenlyTwo
Memben;Voled In the Afflrmallve-The
Principal Speech of the Oay Wai Ma d
by Senator Teller In Oppoilllon- Vot
Kearhed Alter Long Oucunlon.
iir t.i. . .. . .
tuniiingioil. j;ec. J7 T hi m.i.,,,1..
meroay ratiiied tho Jliiy-I'uuncefoto
isthmian cunal treatv hv i, a...
vote of 72 to 0. Tho vote was reached
n IU1V llliriULIIH Iwllirn A .. ....!. ....
almost an lif.nr'u ,n,.ui.... 5....1. ,
. , , .... """""lull DUIIIIIU
closed doors. J'hero wen. nr. u,...u,..
tional incidents during tho entire
"MIC, 1 110 (II! Illlll Willi ...... II... ..I ..
. . ...... .uiiijiii.-u ija
clusively to a discussion of tho nier
us oi mo agreement, and tho policy
ofitsprovisToVnV TlV., Z r,J X
of ll,J dav was i n ui I n I m.. .. ..1 .i'r. 1 1 1
in
onnoHiti,,., i,V Vi ,.r
s I r "Hi L MJI a LII Lllll rntfilir (in. I
- 'i"'i' ItllU IIU
was loiioweu in rapid succession by
, V"vr fcnaiors, wlio spoko
briefly either for or against tho
motion to rutlly.
Wlion tho treaty was laid before
mo senate Henator Teller expressed
coiilhleneo that the resolution would
no adopted, and while ho had no pur-
pose tOilttcplnt to nr.. v,. nl ilii w.u..t
ho was convinced that tliere nro few
senators who are really satisfied with
i.uu wi-my. nun ureat JJritam in
her present mood In. i.
said, it would have 1 IPan ikutiitilk
----- - - jiviJUiuiu n
secure a treaty which would give en
ure satisfaction, and lie criticised the
stiito department for failing to do so.
i""- mo position tliat it would
have been sulllcient to abrogate the
Clayton-Iiulwer treaty, and said that
Kngland knew well enough that with
uiui. runiiii uceompiisclid slie could
very wen ir si tlie Un in. Kii,.u
maintain tlio neutrulitv .if il... ,.., 1
J V(ll(
; 1110 country could bo prepared to
no co lor many years.
uviii.iu! vuii)erison ollereu an
imenilment to inserL tlm li,viu ft:
iication jiaragraiili of tho last session.
Tl.iu l..f . I tr . ....
" mm m;ieiiie(i, il) to OZ.
u. ... ti .1 ...
. . .v.1. mi
..........l 1 ...M.f .
LJUIfllLIII 1M!,II Illfltl llll,rt,l n
iiini iiiiiiiuiii. niriKing out in tlio pre-
iiiuniu 1110 reierenco lo tiio Clayton
Uulwer treaty the words "without im
I'ariiig mo general pnnciplo of ncu
ranzation established in articlo 8
H Unit convention"; also the follow-
- ' ,l-'i'i lj kllC
purchaso of stock, "subject to the
provisions of tho present treatv":
Iho all of article .'1. mini
llOlltniltziit inn nf tlw ..i.,i1. .11
if articlo -1, declarinj; nuiiiHt change
of
. . .... 0"-.l IIOO
'i iciriiuriui fcuvi'ri'H'iif v nmi
Ideated, 18 to 00.
'IM... 1 ... .1 . . . .
nu iiuivy men was rulilied by a
ote oi Tl to (I.
SEVERE STORM IN MAINh.
One of the Wont In the History of the State
Damage Ii Urge.
Portland, Me., Dec. 18. This st.it
. n iiiK lunigiik irom one oi tli
beverest storms in its history. Floods
and washouts luivo U-en numerous.
irnins ure delayed, and mills on the
Androscoggin. Kennebec uiid IVnnh
scott wero all umibhi tn
inaciiineryttnis niorning because of
nign water.
Many cities and towns report that
Kreiii (lamiigo nan Dcendoiio to streets,
families have been .1
homes, nnd street railways are inop
erative from Hoods. Up to tonight
only one death had 1 oil rmwirtna-l
tliat of a liremun on tlm r?Mti!i.tin
Pacific Itailroad. wlwwn
, - - -, ..www Vt.lllO
lilunued into a washout, a u;,;i...
accident on tho Maino Central result
ed in tho illilirv of tliren iimmn
of whom may die. '
-Madison, on tho Upper Kennebeo
river, sustained the greatest duniace
from Hoods of any place, it heine
nuiy .Tiiw.uuu. j.ogs nnd ice crushd
hllildinus and overturned 111 II tl 1
others, especially in ono section of tho
town, where tliere are largo mills. A
million feet of lumber was washed
nwuy. The Great Northern Paper
Company's loss is very heavy. Its
ofxjionsivo electrical machinery was
ruined.
The heaviest loss nn rim Aiwlm.
scoggin Itiver was sustained by the
international Paper Company, nt
lllimford Mills. Thin nnimnii,.
- - - .........., tug,
more than 2,000,000 feet of logs.
Koports tonight from that section
of Maine east of llani'nr iml
tho loss of property will bo tremen
dous. On tho Upper Penobscntt,
tllO loss will ruiii'ii from noil tr.
$100,000.
Snow In Scotland.
London, Dec. 18. Tlio full of snow
111 .Scotland is heavier Hum at. um.
time ill fiO yours. Sovoral gainokeop-
ers and sliepliords nro missing, and
the destruction of sheen in tl in snnu
drifts, which rungo from 10 to 20
foot deop, is unprecedented. Parts of
KiiL'land arc sutTcrlm? nlmoHt nmnllv
from tho heavy suow. A train wliich
was snowed nn near irnrt.iiii.tnn nn
Tliursday was released only today.
ino iiusi. is so severe touuy inni out
side work has heon su-ponded nt many
points.
Chinese Will Oppose It.
Now York. Den .18 A .lw,,ll,
to
tho London Times nnd tlio Now York
Times from Honi: Konir savs a snn.
oinl Portugueso umbassndor, Sonor
llranco, is now nt Mncuo, preparatory
to going to i'okin to press for nn ox
tension of the bouudarl
. 1 - ' - .... V I
boundaries at Mucno
similar to that grnnted nt llonir
Kong in laii!). Tho Chinese o o n
Is
rcL'nrd tho proposition unfnvnmblv
mid strong opposition to it is urnh
nhlo.
CONCENTRATION IN LUZON.
General Hell', Method of Stamping Out the
Hehellion In Catanai.
Manila, Dec. 18. General Krnnklin
Hell has been exceedingly active in
llatllligas province, whern Im inl.,,,.1.
by every means available, to stamp
out tho insurgents. Lieutenant Hen.
nessy, of thoKighth infantry, together
wim ono Ainencnn scout and six Fil
ipinos, captured an insurgent major,
with 42 men, 22 rillcs and 880 rounds
of ammunition, without the loss of a
man. A number of captured docu
ments and papers, now in tho hands
of General Jlell, implicate in tho in
surrection tho president and other
prominent natives of Lian, iJutnngas
province.
General Poll has notified the
natives in Hatitngas that December 28
ho proposes to concentrate them in
tho neighborhood of towns. Jfo will
move their livestock, rice, etc., to
Within the limits of concentnitinn
V .,1!"it8 of
""ur . everything .
outside
il Tl.
w'u . "' w " confiscated
roads from Uatangas and Lngumi
provinces ure lined wifli n fnniii, ,,,,
stream of nativo men. women and
hildren in tho carrvulls.
mounted on caribooi, seeking safety
from tho horrors of war.
J he column under Colonel Theo
ore J. Wint. of tlm Sixth nuvnlrv in
zealous in its operations ni'ninr. rim
illSUrceilts and has recnivral lii.rli
praise from tho military authorities.
i no insurgent General Torres, who
vns found guilty by a military com
nissioii after ordering tho assassina
ion of an American cornnml twl
sentenced to bo hanged, but whoso
sentence was disapproved by General
ChaU'ee, broke down when ho was re
leased. He said it was iust Hint I. in
ifo had been spared, because ho was
nnocent of the crime imputed to
lilll. Ho has exnreril lii,.l.nut
regard and warmest feelines fnr nn.
oral ChaU'ee. nnd bis iimminifif Inn
that tlio supremo militnry power in
tho Philippines is in tlm imn.ln f
such a mail. Torres aavs lie is riiI.
missive to the existing conditions.
CHINA IS HELPLESS.
Will Yield In the Manchurlan Matter to the
Strongest Influence.
Pckin. Dec. 18 Th
question has reached a stage wliich
oest informed observers consider to bo
a crisis in Chinese historv. Tlm f!hi.
nose governcnt is beset between Kus-
Silt 011 tllO OI1Q hum) nml Cirnat Tli-,'t.
ain, tho United States and Japan on
nio omcr. i no governent is Iielpless,
and will yield to that faction ablo to
bring the strongest pressure to bear.
Tl: . nL;. t
iiinee inning is distinctly more
friendly to Great Britain than was Li
HllIlL' Clinntr. Tlm liritiul, A ,,., -
can and Japanese repre.-entatives liero
lmvo fiejiaratoly visited Prince Ching
and insisted that they be shown any
treaty before it is signed. Prince
ChillL' bns siibinirin.l Inllmm fl.n,l.r
1 1 ' v .'.VII. ..II, until,
of a treaty practically identical to tho
litany uireauy puuiISIlCd.
PrillCO Chilli? is now nrnssino- 7?im.
sia for more definite terms, the pres
ent form of the treatv Immir n vnmm
in its important points us virtually to
leave Hussa a free hand. The Japan
ese minister has taken a strong stand
in the matter, and has notified Princo
Chill? that Janail will ronllirn nnnmi.
sions emiiviilnnt. tn nil tlm mlnniiinnf
1 HUIUIIUIIO
conceded to Russia in Manchuria.
HAWAIIAN INCOME TAX.
The Amount Collected Will Be Far Below
the Sum Expected.
Honolulu, Dec. 12, via San Fran
cisco. Dec. 19. Comnletfi Tretn
to the income tax show that tho
amount of tux enllntnil u-ill Im f..-
below tho sum expected when the law
was passed, tho returns snow an ag
gregate assessment of $335,000, which
is about half of what it was hoped the
tax would brim? in. Tl in Rmiillnnea
of tho figures is belioved to bo duo in
pari to recent laiiures in sugar stocks.
TllO board of snrvev nnnnintiMl tn
examino the ship Hoanoke, which nr-
riveu nere wiin n curgo oi coal on lire,
IlltS mado its ronort. Tlm vessnl u
found to bo considerably damaged,
and tho board commends Cnntiiin
Ainesburv for mnkimr fnr Honolulu
instead of trying to mako San Fran
cisco, declnrinc that his decision
probnblv averted n terrililn
tragedy. The board recommends
that she proceed to Sun Francisco
with tho coal in hor now, nmounting
to nbout 1,000 tons, tho rest having
been discharged hero in nn effort to
find tho fire.
Warren Sails From Manila.
Washington. Dec. 18. Tho trans-
port Wnrron sniled from Manila yes
terday with 750 short term enlisted
men nnd Generals lltiehes and
Funston.
To Relieve Admiral Glass.
Washincton. Deo. 18. f!nm.
mnndor J. F. Moscr has beon ordered
to command tho Ponsnenlu nt: Sun
Francisco, rolioving Hear Admiral
Glass, who will continuo bis ntlier
duties.
Look for Mrs. McKlnley to Die Soon
Chicago, Deo. 18. Itolativos
of
Mrs. McKinloy lmvo little bono of hor
living long, nccording to a atntoment
mudo by Lioutonunt Jnmes McKin-
lov. United Stntea nrmv n nnulm,.. r,t
tl ' ... ... J , . ..VI(VII UI
tho Into president. Lioutonunt Mc
Kinloy passed through Chicngo to
night in compnny with Gcnornl S. U.
ivr -vy - i.i .
in. iimim. mo successor oi unnnrn
Shatter in command at tho Prnaidin
San Frnnoisco,
1 1 'tn 1
WW
miv nfmmgBSlA let
IlnllJItisa Cement I'lonr.
A cement floor Is iulte expensive, but
If properly mnde will last for many
years. By using a cheaper grade of ce
ment than the Portland for the foun
dation, the expense of tlio floor will bo
much reduced. To mako the filling,
take one part of cement, three parts of
clean, sharp sand, nnd five parts of
broken stone. Mix the sand and ce
ment while dry. and mix thoroughly;
then add sulllcient water to mako a
paste. Work the mixture with a hoe
until the sand particles are covered
with the cement. Hprend this mixture
on a bonrd platform, then spread the
broken stones over It and mix all un
til the stones nre completely covered
with a coating of the cement. The sur
fnco on which the cement Is to bo
placod should lw graded with a slight
slope toward the gutter, as shown In
the Illustration, the plan calling for an
arrangement where the cows stand rear
to rear, the gutter being In the ml'ddle.
When the surface Is properly graded,
spread the mixture over It to tho
cement rxoon.
depth of at least four Inches, and com
pact It thoroughly. This filling should
be left until partially dried before the
top coat Is given. The time for drying
will depend somewhat on the weather.
For the second coat, only the best grade
of coment should be used, mixing one
part of It dry with three parts of good
sand, adding water until a stiff mortar
Is obtained. This mixture should then
be spread over the foundation mixture,
nnd should be about nn Inch thick. The
gutter should be cemented also, and be
made with the slightly rounding center.
The gutter should slope gradually to
one end of the stable, where a vat
should be placed to hold the liquid.
Indianapolis News.
llo nml r.nlltr.
An exchange says that twenty years
ago there were not twenty-five silos In
America, and now there are at least a
half-million. Wo will not vouch for the
accuracy of their figures, but know that
they Increase rapidly each year. To use
an old phrase, they seem to "fill a long
felt want." We are proud to think that
we wrote In their favor more than
twenty years ago, when many other
agricultural writers were either con
demning the Idea, or had nothing to say
about them. The Ideas In regard to the
variety of corn to raise and mode of
growing have changed much In that
time, and while tbeu the larger varie
ties of Western com were grown and
sown thickly to get as large a crop as
possible to the acre, with stalks twelve
to fifteen feet high, now the majority
seem to favor the smaller varieties of
field corn, like Longfellow or Compton,
and planting at distances that will tend
to a good growth of ears, which nro al
lowed to become nearly matured. If not
quite glazed over before they are cut.
Some even let it become glazed, and
then wet It as put into the silo, nnd
claim to have good ensilage. American
Cultivator.
elf-Feeder for Cottle.
The Iowa Homestead publishes an
Illustration of n self-feeder for cattle
which a correspondent of that journal
built. Above the triangular hopper Is
a floor with traps In It ruuulug the eu
tiro length of the building, and the
hopper can bo replenished from tlmo
to time, as occasion requires. Feed
can bo stored hero for bad weather. A
door, shown In tho Illustration, Is
whero tho self-feeder Is replenished
from the wngon wheu tho weather Is
flue.
Past Walking Homes.
Ilorso breeders nud trainers nlmost
entirely overlook or neglect ono of tho
most vnlunblo fentures in n horse, nnd
that Is fast walking In draft nud road
horses, writes n correspondent In Prac
tical Furmer. This seems never to bo
bred for, nnd as to training for It, I,
for one, have never seen It dono but
oneo. If tho breeder will select n fast
wnlklng mnro nnd stallion, tho colt will
most likely ho a fust walker, but no
attention Is now paid to this polut.
A SELF-Fr.EDEH FOlt CATTLE.
Other things being equal, If a team will
walk 60 per cent faster than another
will bo worth GO per cent more. Onco
the nubile become Intcrentnl In fnot-
walkers and the breeding of farm and
draft horses would bo conducted with
that end In view, to the crcat hnnofu
all concerned In such stock.
MielterlnK Tooln.
The farmer cannot nrrnni in hnr.
good tools and machinery on his farm,
unless ho can afford to hnvn l.iill.iin
to protect them from tho weather, and
uu cannot spend an hour or a dny moro
profitably than In elen nttlf flmtn nn
overhauling them and making repairs
muni ueioro tney nro likely to bo
wnntcd again. The plows, harrows and
more expensive machinery left out of
doors this winter will deteriorate In
valuo more than onc-flfth. The loss
would moro than pay tho Interest on
the cost of a good building to shelter
them In, and In mnny cases exceed the
taxes on the farm.
properly cared for when last used, tako
one of these lino days and gather them
up, clean them, oil all the Iron work
and paint all the wood work. Never
mind getting a painter to do tho Job.
Buy a can of ronilv mixoi nnini .i
cheap brush. Use nny color that you
um use it rreely, not as an orna
ment, but as a nreservntlvn r.t tt.n .,.1
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as the oil Is of the Iron. We heard of
mo rarmcrs who owned a harrow In
partnership, nnd thought It should be
painted, but could not agree on tho
color. Finally they compromised, and
one painted his half black, while tho
other used yellow ochre. We never
learned which half wore out first.
While overhaullnc. seo thnt nil Mi.
and nuts arc In place and broken parts
meiiueu. Jiasachusetts Ploughman.
Comfort for the line.
The comfort of any living thing
means a great deal, and If a hog Is not
comfortable, he will not do his best.
The real object in keeping hogs is to
make a profit out of them, and the hog
that will respond the best to good care
and a variety of feed Is tho best hog
to have, says the New York Farmer.
There Is no profit In keeping hogs to
see how much cold and heat they can
stand, or to see how long they will live
shut up In n small yard, fed on dry
corn and filthy water. You can't starve
a hog Into dollars. The nearer wo can
come to supplying all the needs of our
hogs, the more pay we will get for our
labor. There cannot be a set of Iron
rules laid down, governing the feed and
care of a herd of hogs. We must use
our thinking apparatus and keep tho
hogs comfortable. A good breeder was
asked, "How do you mix your swill?"
He replied, "I mix It with brains."
We can't make a success unless wo
give our business our best thought.
We must study the hog, his wants, nnd
keep him so his coat Is sleek, with a
nicely tipped ear and two curls In I1I3
tall, contented, happy and comforta
ble. Honey in the Cellar.
The average cellar In most places Is
about the worst place that could bo
chosen to keep honey, remarks an ex
change. For extracted honey choose a
dry place, for comb honey a place that
1$ dry nnd wnrm. A plnce that will not
keep salt dry will not do for honey. It
absorbs moisture as does salt and will
become thin and in time may sour.
Comb honey in a damp place will at
tract moisture, and finally tho cells will
become so full that the honey will
ooze out through the capplngs and
weep over the surface. Freezing will
crack the comb. A good place to keep
honey Is In tho warmest part of tho
kitchen, perhaps on the upper shelf of
the cupboard.
Tylnc Up Kerry Hughes.
Where the suow Is liable to drift and
bank up over raspberry canes, break
ing them down, It Is a good plan to
group them In bunches and tie the tops
of a dozen to twenty canes together
very much as a shock of corn fodder Is
tied, using n piece of wire. This keeps
them erect, and the weight of tho
snow will come ou the whole bunch
rather than on each cane singly. They
usually break so low as to bo useless.
To keep them from breaking Is the
thing to do.
Tn Clean Milk Uten.lL.
Itlnse first with cold water nnd then
wnsh thoroughly with hot water and
nfterwnrd Introduce llvo stenm If pos
sible. If this Is not nvnllnhle, keep la
boiling water for eight or ten minutes.
Let them stand in tho sun ns much as
possible.
Acrlcil' turnl Atom.
Sourkrout by tho ton Is a Pennsylva
nia Industry.
Black rot has done great Injury la
New York Stato cabbage fields.
Itecent trials ludlcato that malted
barley Is not an economical feed for
work horses.
An nlrtlght silo, a mature crop and
careful packing nro the essentials of
successful ensilage.
A deficient and Inferior wheat har
vest In Franco Is the report pf the
Uulted Stntes Consul nt Itouen.
Gather, pile nnd burn the old cucum
ber, squnsh nnd melon vines nnd thus
reduce tho next crop of beetles.
Tobacco dust treatment kills root
nphls of trees. Uncover tho roots as
fur as they enn be traced, cover with
tobacco dust and rcplnco tho soil.