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Troops Arc Asked (or to Restore
I'cnco In Chicago.
MAYOR AND UNION OPPOSE MOVE
Teamstors Have Lobby nt Capital and
Governor Will Hear Their
Side of Story.
Chicago, May 4. Rioting In tlm
streets today was ao prooiiKl ami ol
no llnrco a character (tint many of tlio
lending business man have concluded
Unit tbero will bo neither penen In tlio
city nor satoty lor cmlal'lii Interests
tmtll tliu stato mlllllii lina been called
out to restore onlor. A committee of
members n( Hie Employers' association
li-lt lur Hpilhflguld Unly to ronli'r with
(Inventor Den i anil to nipies'. him
to glvo orders t thu atatii troop. Tint
lnlMir tinlona hnvii mi extensive lolihy
nt thu Hlutii cnpltnl, mill II In likely
thai lliey will also bu heard Iwforn any
netlwi la taken by tho governor.
Chliil ul Police O'Null anya ho la confi
dent that ho hua control ol Did sltun
thin, mill can keep nsmi In tlm city
with Hi" innyor'a aupiKirt, who hna
ilono nil in hla jtower to adjust thu
statu ol alfnlra.
Mnyor Dunlin wna emphatic In hla
declaration tonlKhl that hn will not
unti I rwu in any mil lor oiitalilu nsslat
niHoJn preserving order, ami liitlmnted
that hn will strongly npMiso any movo
to secure armed Intervention.
",Vo havii liy m mean renchitt tin
limit ol reserve, tho mayor declared
tonight. "I am eminwored to rail on
ivory bIiIi'-IkkIUmI citizen over tlio ngo
ul 1H years. ()( course, I could not call
on tho atrlker or tho Btrlke-brenker
ir their ayiupnlhlrers, hut I would
have to ilrnw ton tho citizens ol good
character from tlm general public."
Despite tlii ortlcr o I Mayor Diiiino an
tho irohlbitlon ol thu city council,
many ol tlm wagons of tho concerns
iiKnlnal which rtrlkea were declared,
were handled toilay by men armed
with rillea ami aliotKuna.
FRENCH SUPPLY.RUSSIAN FLEET
Only Oluir at Neutrality Maintained (n
Hong Kong, May 4. It ia learned
from a reliable source that tlieatenmers
Hvu, lingular' and Itoiirbnu, under
charter by tho lluimian government,
havo liven plying between Saigon and
tho Russian ltiiltlo fleet, carrying to
tho latter full cargoes ot Hour, rico
lard, llah, vegetbba, meat", and
enormous iiiiiinlttU'H ol briindy nnd
wlno. Tho latter hna lieen withdrawn
aa a nop to tlm rieutriillty regulations,
but tho two former vessels are atill en
gaged In tho work.
Alter tho Hourlmn had censed her
trlpa, aim waa lield up by tho c'rench
t nLMHiuirtN lii the Ktilinn river nnd a
crow ot I'runrh mnrlniMi placed nbonrd
to "comind her to cwiso her trlpa."
Tlm two voaacla which nro atill in tho
service, were nllowiil to go o their way
A iminliei of Kronch transport steam
lira am cmialntMiff tho coast of 1'reiH'h
Cocliln China, ostensibly engaged, In
safegtmrding Krnnco'a rieutriillty.
It la rejHirtiHl Hint Anierlcnn and
fli.rnitin ,'ltrrwttllllllnta lit Klllllielllll
hnvii cluirterisl tlm steamer Wuchnng
for tlm purpose ol witnessing tho com
ing light. Tho Wuchnng Hies tho
l'r..ti0i tlitir. Imt ia believed to bo owned
liv ltiiKulii. nnd It la thought that her
real mliwlim will bo not so murh to ecu
u nnviil buttle aa to Iwato Togo's lleet
for Ilojeatvensky'a Inlormntion.
Japan Wants to Know Facts.
l'lirls, May 4. Notwithstanding do-
niala. It npiwirs that tlio Jnpnneao otil
cinla aro rarefullv observing tho con-
tinned presence, ol vessels ol Admiral
HoJestvensky'H scpmilroii ott t no tnno
China const, nnd nro seeking Infornm
tlon from tho Krench nuthorltloH con.
corning tlio nnturo or durntlon ot their
Htnv. Tlio inemburH of tho legation
lmvo addressed sovornl Inquiries to tlio
foreign olllco asking particularly
whether tho ships woro insldo French
waters. Tho reply given was Unit nil
tho vessels have lull 1' relic 1 1 waters.
More Riots In Russia.
HI. Petersburg, May 4. Heports of
slight disturbances In various places of
European Hiinsla during Knster Mon
day aro now coming in. Tho gravest
occurrence In that lmrt of tho emplro
was at Mllltopolaw, whoro a mob for
Kovorul hours hold litgli carnival ami
liurneil u portion of tho town, At NIJ
nl Novgorod, a regular biittlo occurred
botween eoldlors nnd tho crowds on
Mllllonnla street. Tho soldiers llrod,
killing ono nnd wounding many.
Russia Buys South American Ships
I'arls, May 4. According to tho St.
Petersburg correspondent ot the Petit
Varlslonno, sovornl transports will
loavo Cronstndt on , May U for South
America, convoying crows nnd military
stores for tho equlpmont ot warships
nurchnBod bv ltussla from Olillo nnd
Argontlnn, Tho I'otit Journal prints a
llsptitcu continuing mo lorcgoiug,
MAY ABANOON PLAN,
Government Likely to Drop Paloute
HKiknno, Wnali., May 11 l rc
portod hero from what la thought to bo
aiithontlo sourer that tho government
hna decided to nlmiiiloii tho Washing
ton irrluutlon nrolvct In tlm Pnlouse
valley for various rcnaon. In tlio fir ft
plnco, there la conlllct between Hie gov
eminent leclninatlon bureau and tlm 0.
It. A N. over tho removal ul the tracks
(it tho road from tho boil n( the W'aall-
tiicna coilleo to a point higher up on
tho north bank of what would bo tho
tlflclnl lake, provided tho pinna of
tlm rnirlnoois were to b carried nut.
The 0. It, A N. built the track through
tho couleo some year ago to afford
tranaMirtatlon facilities to tho farmera
of the dlatrlct, and laat year rehabili
tated the line and ,-tit It In operation
after an Interval of three or tour ycara'
Idleneaa, Aa long aa thla track la
maintained it will bo imioaalhlo for
tint government tu conatruct Ha pro
jected reaurvolr. A confrrenco haa
been held between tho government en-
glneora and those of the railroad com
pany, anil It hna been callnialoil lliai li
would coat tnoro than 1400.000 to
chango tho track from thu bed of tho
coilleo to a Mjlnt along tho bank.
Thla Hi 'li, added U) tho fit of tho Irri
gation project, aa already plniineil,
would place audi a bunion iihmi hid
land tributary to tlio dlatrlct aa to
inaku tho work Impracticable at thla
While thla la tlm etory currently re
ported, tbero ia wilil to Ixi another ami
moro vital condition prevailing. It ia
anld to have Imii recently discovered
by the government eiiglnccra that tho
noil forming tho hod and walla of tlm
couleo la ol aiich a naturo that it would
bo practically lmoeslble to make tho
lakn hold water. Tlio toll la a landy
loam, through which water porcolatea
aa through a Blove In a great many
placea, and to build n reaervolc that
would hold under tho'lmmciiao press
uro natural for audi a largo body of
water would necessitate Dm artlliclal
trentuient of tho wiilla ;r.:l bottom of
tlm basin, which la at leaat IB milea in
lenetli. at n coat that could not bo con
sidered by the Kcchimaliori bureau for
many ycara to como.
FIQHTINQ ON STREETS.
Death and Droken Dones Outcome of
Chicago, May a. Tlm death of ono
man and the Injury of scores of othera
were the Immediate reault of today's
lighting between tho striking teamsters
and their sympathisers on the ono side
nd tho tKjlico and tho nonunion men
on tho other. There were riots In all
parts of tlio city Men wero clubbed
and stoned almost to death within a
suuaro ot police licndiiunrtora nnd five
in Ufa away men wero anoi uown in mo
atreets. At a- hundred places lietween
these two extremes lliero were assault
and lights In tho atreets. Mood waa
sheil on State street, in thu heart ol tho
fashionable shopping district, and Inri
una riots took phu-o almost In the door
unva of thu leading hotels, nonunion
men wero elted with stone, brlcka
and every concelvnlilo sort ol missile.
They wero draggW from their wagona,
beaten, clilhbeil nnd s'.ampol upon.
Tho moba that followed tho wagons on
which they rodo woro ugly in the ox
BLAMES ANTI-TRUST ACT.
Railroad Man's View of 'Consolidation
Bryan's Platform Safe.
Washington, May 8. Hugh h. Ilond,
ot thu itnltimoro A Ohio railroad, to
day continued his statement before the
senate committee on Interstate com
merce. Asked as to what caused tho
consolidation ot railroads, Mr. llond
"Thu anti-trust act."
Ho explained that tbero was no
method ol proveutlng wenkor lines
from cutting rides. Tho weaker lines
wore taken in so ns to prevent demornl
iintlon ol rates.
Ibibert Mather, chairman ot tho ex
ecutive committee of tho Chicago, Hock
Island A 1'aclllc rnilrond company, was
next heard. During his statement Mr.
Mnther alluded to tho assertion that, if
tho government did not take holil ol
rato mnking, there would bo a demand
for government ownership ot railroads.
Race for Rich Coal Fields.
Unite, Mny .1. A Miner special from
Ilrldger, Mont,, says there Is n rnco on
between rnilrond surveyors to get into
the Hear Creek coal Holds, l'hllndel
phln capitalists uro behind ono set ot
engineers, while tho llurlington is unlit
to bo sending n party of 40 men into
tho Hear Creek country from its lolucn
Cody branch. Tho routo of tho Bur
lington pnrty Is said lo emhrnco uooko
City nnd tho Sunlight mining districts,
recognized ns two ot tho Deal mining
sections In tho state without a railroad
outlet for their ores.
Warehouse Fire at Bay City.
Ban Kmncisco, May 3. l'lro broke
out In tho nroporty ol tho Arizona
Wnrehouso company at Hlxth and King
streets lata yesterday, and tho building
and its contents woro totally destroyed.
Tfho loss will amount to at least $160,-
000. The stock destroyed was ol n
vnriod character and tho groatoBt dim
culty was experienced In extinguishing
the lire In a section that contained oil,
sulphor and other combustibles. Tho
loss Is divided among soveral firms.
Raising Sunken Ships.
Toklo, May 3, The work ot salving
tho Biinken ships nt Port Arthur nnd
Chemulpo is progressing satisfactorily
to the Japanese, Details aro withhold,
but It Is believed to bo certain that tho
Japanese navy will secure soveral bat
tlosmps anil cruisers.
Chicago Strike Breakers Carry
Rifles and Use Them.
POLICE ARE UNABLE TO PREVENT
Rioting In Street Grows More Vicious
and Many Participants are
Chicago, May 2. Conditions in the
teamsters' strike were worse today than
at any preceding time. The strikers
were In a moro ugly mood, tho rioting
waa mora oti and vicious and the at
lacks on nonunion men were more fre
quent and daring than at any time
elnco the commencement of the trouble.
The chief cause for Die Increased bel
ligerency on tho part of the strikers
nnd their friends la the fact that tho
Kmnlovers' Teaming association today
brought 1,500 men Into tho city to take
their placea and 000 moro aro raid to
ho now on tlm way and will arrive
within 11! hours. These men will re-
ceivo tho full my ot union men and It
ina been guaranteed to them that their
IsisltloiiB will ho permanent. Among
them aro 00 farmer boys from tho sur
rounding slates who liavo volunteered
their services and sought positions as
Tomorrow Winchester rifles will lie
carried on all wagons of the Krnployers'
Teaming association In open view. A
number of nonunion men havo been ar
rested on the charge of carrying con
cealed weaxna and today tho attorneys
for the Kmplnyers' Teaming association
called uiKiu Chief of I'olicu O'Null and
asked him it their men had not the
right to carry weapons provided they
were held In own view and were not
concealed. Uhlel 0'Icll replied that
there was no law againat it and tu-
rnngemcnts wero promptly mado by the
employers to placo w Inchesler r l tied on
every ono of tho wagona.
CLEARING THE WAY.
Government Buys Two Private Irriga
tion Canals on Klamath.
Waahirigton. May 2. Tho secretary
ot tho Interior has approved, provision-
lly. tho purchase ol the Adams ditch
and the Ankeny canal, In the vicinity
ol Klamath Kails, both of which are to
lie mill In connection with tho Kin
math irrigation project In Oregon.
The government had previously secured
options on these irrigation systems, and
tho action ol tlm secretary provides lor
their purchase as soon aa the llnal
plans ol the engineers lor tho construe
tion ot the largo project have been ac
copied. Tho government will pay
100,000 lor tho Adams canal nml luU,
000 (or tho Ankeny.
Tho secretary haa also approved, sub
ject to futuio determination, to con
struct tho project, the purchase of 15,
000 acres nt land belonging to tho J. I).
Carr Ijind A Livestock company, nt
Clear Luke, California. Tho purchase
price ia f 187.600. nnd includes tho rl
parlnn rights of the company in the
Clear lake reservoir site and along tho
Title lake, besides canals now construct
cd on tho lands of the company.
SCENE OF CARNAGE.
Warsaw Troops Shoot Down Nearly
One Hundred Persons.
Warsaw, Mny 2. Nearly 100 persons
wero killed or wounded in disturbances
in vurlous quarters of Wnrenw yester
dnv. Tho troops, apparently, wero un
controllable and violated all orders to
act with moderation. They llred into
tlio crowd of demonstrators, nnd work
men in desperation resorted to tho uso
ot Ilreniins and bombs. Many children
and women are among tho dead and
what npproaches a reign ot terror
oxists today; the city presents n most
gloomy aspect, and tho temper of tho
entire community augurs ill. Tho
nresenco of numerous patrolsof Cossack
cavalry ami ininutry is mo oniy re
minder ol lurking danger.
To Mark the Boundary Line.
Victoria, 11. O., Mny 2. Tho Cnnn
dinn boundary survey party, which is
to delineate the boundary as stated in
tho Alaskan boundary award, will
leave fur tho north on Thursday, land'
lng nt the bend of navigation on Port
land canal nnd working thence north'
east nnu north, louowing mo lino, j
Berles of monuments will bo built. On
mountain peaks inonumontB 30 inches
hieh will bo built ot aluminum bronze
drilled Into tho solid rock. At river
crossings nnd In valleys larger niomi
meuts will bo built.
Army of Immigrants.
Now York, May 2. On 22 steam
ships duo to arrive at this port this
week from uroat lirltain ana ine uon
tlnent is the highest number ot immi
grants over scheduled to enter during
such n petlod of time. Tho hordo
reaches nearly 25,000. At Kills island
arrangements havo been made for their
prompt handling, becuuso tho deten
tion ot any part would at once tax the
facilities of tlio emigration station far
boyond its limits.
Unknown Gives University $500,000
New York, Mny 2, An anonymous
donor has given (800,000 to Columbia
nntvAmttv fnr nreetlnir nnd enulnntnc
ft college hall for undergraduates to be
namod in honor ol Alexander ilamll
ton, of the class ot 1777.
TWELVE MINERS BURIED.
Big Expiation Wrecks Shift of an
Oklahoma Coal Company.
iiflll . su.1- i n n-l.l.i.... '
T llimrum, Oili., im iiniiecii
miners were entonilsxl and probably
killed by an explosion early today In
the Missouri, Kansas A Texas Coal
company's mlno No. 10 four miles west
ot here. There is little prospect ot
their lxxlles being recovered for several
Tlio men went into the shaft at mid
night. Foreman William Hay, of the
shift that left the mine at that hour,
states that the mine was In good condi
tion and a gas explosion was hardly
probable. Ills shift lett a shot hang
ing which the new shift may have fired.
It Is suireested. from the force of the
explosion, which could be heard for
mile around, and which lore heavy
timbers aside and piled tons ot dirt
Into the abaft, that a bad shot had set
off some dynamite which had been
stored conveniently for use in pushing
the work. The shaft is 300 feet deep,
and it was 300 (eet to the place where
the men were working.
The men wero supplied with air from
the shall, and by means ot compressed
air tubes. It is tho general opinion
that the air pipe wna buret by the ex
plosion, but air haa lieen steadily
pumped in all day, with tho remote
hope that some of the entombed men
may have escaped the force ol the ex
plosion and the after-damp.
MEETING AT VENICE.
Italian and Austro-Hungarlan Minis
ters Agree on Attitude.
Home. May 2. While it is officially
stated that the purpose of Count Colu-
chowakl in going to Venice was mainly
to return the visit which Foreign Min
ister Tittont made at Abbazla in 1004,
there is high authority for tho state
ment that tho two foreign ministers
weto moved by the desire to strengthen
tlio triple alliance by cementing the
frlemlaliin of Austrla-IIunearia nnd
Tinlv nmt that tliev AtrniMl on a com
mon nttitude tor safeguarding the re
ciprocal Interests ol the two countries
in tho Adriatic, Mediterranean ana
T), Prftnn miestlnn was dlscsused
and it was agreed mat li is necessary
for tlio present to moderate the impa
ttanra nf tlm (Cretans, who are desirous
of union with Greece. The ministers
rnnMtiul an ni-mfil un Macedonia, de
cldlug to acquit the proposal of Great
Ttrlinln fnr Enrnnpiin control of Mace
donian finances, while application ot
reforms will remain enirusieu 10 Aus
tria and Husala, supported by an Inter
nal gendarmerie, unuer cominanu oi an
Tho control ol Macedonian nnances
will lw oTprflspil hva bodveomnosed of
(I, a iir,.nt Anstrrian and Hussian civil
agents in Macedonia, with the addition
ot fpecinl delegates Irom other powers.
llotli Austria ana liaiy win enueavor
tn Avnid mmnltrnttons in! Morocco.
both being allied with Germany and
friendly to trance anu ureal uniain.
FETES FOR RUSSIAN ARMY.
Easter Is Celebrated With Religious
Services on the r-ield.
Gunsbu Pass. May 2. The Russian
army here celebrated Its second Easter
in the field with the traditional re
ligions services and observances. Spe
cial Kastcr fetes were prepared for the
soldiers, giving them n respite from
their usual uuiies wneiever puouiuic
Trnv.,.nilnn ntUninml from Tirlsonera
lliuttu.i v. ........ . . 1 ---
and captured mails shows that the dia-
posltlon ol me jpnnese army ia no iui
. . i . i i .,
ntii lipnnrni nreizu. me reuiuii uu
Tin Vaaa n.ml Kntviian: General
Oku, from Tie Pass westward of the
railway; lieneral kutoki, irom im
Pass eastward of the railway; General
V....1 Imm PnlrnniAfi tn CllflllUtufu:
General Kawamura, northwest of Muk
den. The weakest forces of the Japaneso
nA In llta rAiAtl aIuIIII MllUllpn. while
tlio principal concentration is In the
....ln.. nf Tin P.iaa Thn flunks nro
guarded by mixed bands ot Japaneso
ana uuincBO uanuiis.
Jananese Come from Hawaii.
ciil Mnv s. The steamshln
Olympin is snchored in tho stream here
tonight with uiu japnnese inuorer
nbonrd, who nre to bo lnmlod tomorrow
mnrnlm, mill distributed alom tllO
sections of the Great Northern railroad
Tli DrlentalH unri) brought from mailt
ntlonb In tlio Hawaiian islands by the
nrinntni TrAiiim rammmv. OI CUV.
Tho Western uentrini uinor union ue
lioves that the Importation of tho Jap
mtia la In violation of tho alien con'
tract lalior law, nnd an attempt Is be
ing made to prevent tnoir uemg lanueu
Take Water from Canada.
niimvn Mhv 2. II the rumor Is true
that tlio United States government nas
authorized the construction of certain
wnrba nn Milk river, which rillia from
. .. , . j
Montana Into the Northwest and then
back into United 8tntea territory, the
effect ot which construction will be to
divert tlm water from Canadian terri
tory, a Btrong protest will bo made by
the Dominion, wntcn invorea sunumg
this matter to the International Water
Rio Grande Breaks Out.
El Paso, Tex., May 2. Tho Rio
Grande rivor broko over its hanks to
dsv. 30 miles above El Paso, and over
flowed 2,000 acres ot alfalfa and other
rich lands, ruining crops and carrying
nway many small houses. The town of
Berlno is entirely abandoned.
Doors for a liar Ham.
This cut shows a simple manntr of
constructing; doors when It Is desired
to bars the track extend out close to
the pak of the roof. Tha lanre doors
abould be about 7 faet square, and
swing Instds; above-theae a small door
feet square hinged at the top to
swing outside. This opening will be
sufficient for the track and bead ef
fork, leaving the full apace of th
large door for the loadtnjc ef bay.
When the lower doors are opened.
raising the tracking will open the up
per door, allowing it to tie upon' the
truat rod of track, out of the way of
the carrier; when the track la lowered
It will shut, closing tight againat the
top of the lower doors. Itoth positions
of the track, extending out ready for
use and lowered within the building.
are also shown.
To secure the track In working post-
tlon you hare only to pull down upon
the hoisting rope until the supporting
loop of the track Is above the book;
then a little side movement will move
It upon the book. In lowering the
track, elevate to clear the point ot
hook, when pulling In a little upon the
rope will draw the loop clear of the
Raising and lowering the track Is
but a moment's time, and can be done
after each load If you dealre to cloae
the doors. When using track the rope
can be thrown over the door or a nail
in door Jamb out of the way. Next
we will Illustrate a single and double
rail hinged extension track adapted to
all the various bay carriers In use.
Good PonltrT Ureed.
We believe that some ot the troubles
of raisers ot the White Wyandotte
come from Improper feeding. While
the breed Is supposed to be tough and
hardy there la a weakneaa In them
somewhere which demands careful
feeding. In an experience of ten years
with the breed, we have found they
must be uniformly fed at the same
hours dally, and that their food must
be of the best quality and In consider
Handled In this manner they will
give satisfactory results and produce
eggs In about the same numbers dur
ing the year as the Plymouth) Rocks,
but. with us at least, they do not equal
the Leghorns In this respect On the
other hand there Is considerable to the
carcass and tbey are readily fattened
for market when desired. In the band
of Borne poultry men they are very sat
isfactory and will probably become
more so In the years to come, for they
nre noticeably better and stronger now
than they were ten years ago. In
n. I .. n 1 .l, , f-
In response to the query how to eet
a good crop t potatoes nu expert re
plies: "Uso plenty of good commercial
fertilizer and you will have no trou-
1,1a" Vorv iletlntte la It nnrt Th.
writer thnncht It a srood nlan tn nut
this same question to an expert potato
grower, nnu me ronowing is too sub
stance Ol UlS tVl'ljr,
Tii a eenernl war. one can tret n
cmn of notatoes In n normal
hah ir iiia huh usm is ivirii mini lrun
hiimna anri In mellnw nml frlflhlA Thn
seed mUBi oe nrai-ciass anu oe proper
ly anil inorougui- ireairti who rorma
lin fn aftAli lipfnxA hpliiir nlnntAri n
un,. thn nnll must ha well fprtnivnH
but moro than nil. tho cultivation and
......a nt (hn nlnnta la essential. Tha
eoll must be cultivated nnd the aprayer
kept busy, luen, u numing napprns,
you'll have n good crop." While per
haps this reply Is not wholly satisfac
tory, II icnni K " who wuiD lUCn Ul
what Is necepsary In the way of mi
terlal and labor.
Tha Seadleaa Apple.
A Utah nurseryman reports In the
Country Gentleman that he has finally
gotten hold of specimens ot the much'
talked-about seedless apple, and h
aava that the fruit Is very Inferior, and
I "certainly not such as would have a
(host of a chance of a showing In the
DOORS FOR A nAT HAJIX.
toe rorui.An wvakdotte.
market with any of the standard va
rieties." It Is evident that It Is the
same old seedless apple that was
known In Virginia a generation ago.
Tboae who want a poor apple merely
because It may be seedless are wel
come to pay t3 each for ttie trees.
At Heetl-llnrlngr Time.
It Is estimated that If the corn crop
of the country could be Increased 10
per cent It would add to the production
of wealth In the United States over
seventy millions of dollars. That thn
com crop can be Increaaed this small
per cent la well known, for It requires
only the selection of the beat seed and
tb best methods of cultivation to do
It The trouble la, corn Is too easily
grown and the crop Is usually large
enough so that there are enough ker
nels left In the crib for seed. So the
average farmer argues, "why should I
pay out good money for seed corn
when there Is more than I need In my
own crlbr He forgets that the seed
corn In bis cribs may be tbe kernals
dropped from nubbins and If so they
will produce nubbins.
The tendency to pay out as little as
possible for aeeda Is wrong. It Is safe
to say that In a normal season one
would make more clean cash from
crops grown from the best seed sold
regardless of price than from double
the quantity of what may be called
cheap seeds, tf you don't believe tn
the value of the beat seeds, test them
In a small way. Take, for example,
a few seed tubers from the potato pile
In the cellar, then buy from some repu
table seedsman the tame quantity of
the same variety, cut the seed In the
same way, plant at the aame Ume and
give the aame care and cultivation. At
harvest time compare results and If
yon do not find the argument in favor
of high-class seed a solid one we'll take
It all back.
Homemade Stamp Puller,
In many places In New Jersey there)
are Italians who clean scrub oak land
on contract for about 130 per acre.
That Is the best and cheapest plan, but
you must watch and see that no
atnmps are buried hi the deeper hole.
I have tried the stnmp-puller, but
It did not work well; It was too
heavy to move, and It took four men
to work It I want to tell this paper's
readers about one of the beat and most
labor-saving contrivances for working;
out stumps. I call It a "stump-twlst-er,-"
see diagram. Flrat make a strong
book .as for a log-hook, only threo
times as heavy. Get a good stout pole
20 to 25 feet long. About 2 feet from
the large end of pole fasten the hook
A STCVP "TWISTER.'
In the manner of a cant hook, and
hitch a team to the end of lever. The
stump Is easily twisted out If there
Is any trouble at the start, cnt one or
two of the larger roots. Always try
to twist stumps soon after a rain; It la
then so much easier work. In using;
this twister there are no tools to carry;
team pulls pole to next stump. Two
men pull thirty stumps a day easily.
Correspondencee Rural New-Yorker.
Crop for Orchards,
Tbero are those who do well with
some small crop In the orchard. In
last season's experiments no difference
could be aeen between the summer cul
tivation plan and the plan of growing
a crop; that Is, no difference In the tree
growth. The best results for both
trees and crops between came from
growing two rows of potatoes set far
enough apart so that they could be cul
tivated on both sides. This brought
the light cultivator close to the tree
on the outside rows and enabled us to
set the teeth deeper for tho Inside rows
when It was necessary for the benefit
of the potato crop. The soil was fer
tilized for the potatoes nnd quite heav
ily, so that a portion, at least, waa
lett In the soil for the benefit of the
trees. Ry planting early sorts we were
able still to get In our cover crop for
the benefit of the orchard this cover
crop being plowed under the spring to
add humus to the soil. Ry following
this process the best results may be
obtained, and the orchard will reap
Poultry Yard Picking.
Our fowls would suffer were they
presented with the same unvarying
meas day after day.
In feeding fowls the best rule to go
by Is a balanced ration. This means
that the hen should be fed Just what
A variety In food must be given our
feathered friends If we would have
them fill our expectations. Variety Is
one great charm of life.
Get a table of foods and study the
proportions and theu balance them np
a little. Clover, bran, green bone and
meat are good to balance against corn.
If the chickens must be penned up,
see that tbey have an opportunity to
get a good dust bath occasionally. Put
a balf-pall of dust where they may
An egg Is composed of a certain per
cent of albumen, of mineral matter,
water and other materials. In order
that an egg be formed these necessary
constituents must be supplied.
The ben that steals away and se
cretes her eggs should be penned up.
Thus confined, and with a suitable
nesting place' at band, abe will stop
tbls practice when again released.
An egg-eating hen might as well be
disposed ot by amputation of the head.
It Is a habit that Is so bard to break
that the trouble Is. hardly -worth tit,
value ot the offending fowl.