Washington County news. (Forest Grove, Washington County, Or.) 1903-1911, April 26, 1906, Image 4

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    for The Term of His Natural Life
C H A P T E R V I.— (Continued.)
11« spoke truly.
Through the roar
V a i heard the rattle o f iroa on iron.
« • the guard “ etood to their arms,” and
the wedge of gray cloth broke. In sud-
den terror of the leveled muskets. There
waa an lnatant'a pause, and then old
Pine walked, unmolested, down the pris­
on, knelt by the body o f Itufua Dawea.
“ Stand back, my lad s!" he said. “ Take
him up, two o f you, and carry him to
the door. The poor fellow won't hurt
you." Hla orders were obeyed, and the
Old man, waiting until hla patient had
been safely received outside, raised his
hand to command attention. “ I see you
know what I have to tell. The fever
has broken out. T h at man has got It.
It Is absurd to suppose that no one else
w ill be seized. I might catch It myself.
Y ou are much crowded down here, I
know; but. my lads, I can’t help that:
I didn’t make the ship, you know. It
Is a terrible thing, but you must keep
orderly and quiet, and bear It like men.
You know what the discipline Is, and It
Is not In my power to alter I t I shall
do my best for your comfort, and I look
to you to help me.”
H olding his gray head very erect In­
deed, the brave
Straight down the line, without looking
to the right or left.
Ha had said Just enough, and he reach­
ed the door amidst a chorus o f “ B ravo!"
‘ T ru e for you, docther!” and so on. But
when he got fairly outside, he breathed
more freely. H e bad performed a tick­
lish task, and he knew it.
“ ’Ark at ’em,” growled the Moocher
from his corner, “ a-cheerln* at the noos!”
“ W alt a bit,” said the aeuter Intelli­
gence of Jemmy Vetch. “ Give him time.
There'll be three or four more down
afore night, and then we’ll see!”
■ .Id i»
! Ii;
('i 3 '
1 ’ 1
I jb k 4
— the signs that his companions yet
A ll at once a voice called out: “ O f
course his bills are worth four hundred
pounds; but, my good air. four hundred
pounds to a man In my position la not
worth the getting. W hy. I'v e giTen four
hundred pounds for a smile of my girl
Sarah! She's a good girl, at girls go.
M n Lionel Crofton, o f the Crofta, Sev-
enoaks, K ent— Sevenooks, K ent— Seven
A gleam of light broke In on the dark­
ness which wrapped Rufus Dawes’ tor­
tured brain. The man waa John Rex,
his berth-mate. W ith an effort he spoke.
“ R e x !”
“ Yea. yes, I ’ m coming; don't be In a
hurry. The sentry's safe, and the how­
itzer Is but five paces from the door. A
rush upon deck, lads, and «he's ours!
That ia, mine.
Mine and my wife's,
Mrs. Lionel Crofton, o f Seven Crofts,
no. Oaks—-Sarah Purfoy, lady's maid
and nurse— ha! ha!— lady’s maid and
Thla last sentence contained the name-
clue to the labyrinth In which Rufus
Dawes’ bewildered Intellects were wan­
“ Sarah P u rfo y!”
H e remem­
bered now each detail of the conversa­
tion he had so strangely overheard, and
how imperative it was that he should,
without delay, reveal the
threatened the ship. H ow that plot was
to be carried out, he did not pause to
consider; he waa conscious that he was
hanging over the brink of delirium, and
that, unless he made himself understood
before his senses utterly deserted him,
all was lost.
H e attempted to rise, but found that
his fever-thralled limbs refused to obey
the impulse of his will. H e made an ef­
fort to speak, but his tongue clove to the
roof of hla mouth, and his Jaws stuck
H e could not raise a finger
nor utter a sound. H e closed his eyes
with s terrible sigh of despair, and re­
signed himself to his fate. A t that In­
stant the door opened. It was 6 o'clock,
and Pine had come to have- a last look
at his patients before dinner. It seemed
that there was somebody with him, for
a kind, though somewhat pompous voice
remarked upon the scantiness o f accom­
“ H ere they are,” said Pine; “ six of
’ em. This fellow ” — going to the side of
Rex— “ is the worst.
I f he had not a
constitution like a horse, I don’t thluk he
conld live out the night."
“ Three, eighteen, seven, four," mut­
tered R eiy “ dot and carry one. Is thnt
an occupation for a gentleman? No, sir.
Good night, my lord, good night. H ark!
the clock is striking 9; five, six, seven,
eight! W ell, you’ ve had your day, and'
can’t complain.”
“ A dangerous fellow ,” gays Pine, with
the light upraised. “ A very dangerous
fellow. This is the place, you see— a
regular rat hole; but what can one do?'
“ Come, let us get on deck,” said V ick­
ers, with a shudder of disgust.
Rufus Dawes felt the sweat break out
Into beads on his forehead. They sus-
Pacted nothing. They were going away.
H e must warn them. W ith a violent e f­
fort, in his agony he turned over in the
bunk, and thrust out his hand from the
“ H alloo! what’s this?” cried
bringing the lantern to bear upon it.
“ Lie down, my man. Eh?— water, is It?
There, steady with It now;” and he lift­
ed a pannikin to the blackened, froth-
fringed lips.
The cool draught moist­
ened his parched gullet, and the convict
made a laat effort to speak.
Sarah Purfoy— to-night— the prison
— M utiny!”
The last word, almost shrieked ont,
in the sufferer's desperate efforts to ar­
ticulate, recalled the wandering senses
of John Rex.
“ Hush!’ ’ he cried. “ Is that yon. Jem
my? Sarah's right. W alt til! she gives
the word.”
“ H e's raring,” said Vickers.
Pine caught the convict by the shoul­
der. “ W hat do you say. my man? A
mutiny o f the prisoners?”
W ith his mouth again» and his hands
clinched, Rufus
Dawes, Incapable of
further speech, made a last effort to nod
assent, but his head fell upon his breast;
the next moment, the flickering light,
the gloomy prison, the eager face o f the
doctor, and the astonished face o f Vick­
ers. vanished from before his straining
I t was late In the afternoon when
Sarah Purfoy awoke from her uneasy
slumber. She had been dreaming of the
deed she was about to do, and was flush­
ed and feverish, but, mindful o f the
consequences w-hich hung upon the suc­
cess or failure of the enterprise, she
rallied herself and ascended, with as
calm an air as she could assume, to the
The Malabar seemed to be enveloped
In an electric cloud, whose sullen gloom
a chance spark might flash Into a blaze
that should consume her. Th e woman
who held her In her hands the two ends
o f the chain that would produce this
spark looked down Into the barricade.
Three men, leaning carelessly against
the bulwarks, watched her every motion.
‘T h e re she la, right enough,” growled
Mr. Gabbett, ns If in continuation of
s previous remark.
“ Flash ns ever,
and looking this way, too. There, look
at that,” he added, as the figure of
Maurice F rere appeared side by aide
with that of the waiting maid, and the
tw o turned away up the deck together
Maurice Frere hail come behind her
and touched her on the shoulder. Since
their conversation the previous evening
he had made up his mind to be fooled
no longer. T h e girl was evidently play
lug with him, and he would show her
thnt he was not to be trifled with.
“ W ell, Sarah.”
“ Well, Mr. Frere,” dropping her hand
and turning round with a smile.
“ H ow well you are looking to-day
Positively lovely. I say, though, what]
Is the use of playing fast and loose with
a fellow this way?”
She cast her eyes down to the deck
and a modest flush rose on her cheeks.
“ I have so much to do,” she said In
half whisper. “ There are so many eves
upon mo, I cannot stir without being
She raised her head as she spoke, and
to give effect to her words, looked round
the deck.
H er glance crossed that of
the young soldier on the forecastle, r.nd
though the distance was too great lor
her to distinguish
features, she
guessed who he was— Miles was Jealous.
Frere, smiling with delight at her change
o f manner, came close to her, and wills
pered In her ear. She affected to start,
and took the opportunity o f exchanging
a signal with the Crow.
“ I will walk with you at 8 o'clock.’
said alia.
•Th ey relieve guard at 8." he said
She tossed her head. “ Very well, then,
attend to y o u r guard; I don't care.”
“ Rut, Sarah, consider------’ ’
“ A t If a women In love ever consld-
•ra!” said the, turning upon him a hum
Ing glance, which In truth might have
The two discoverers o f this awkward
melted a more Icy man than he. 8ho secret held a council o f war.
loved him, then! What a fool he would was for at once calling the guard, and
be to refuse. The guard could relieve announcing to the prisoners that the
Itself for once without his supervision.
plot— whatever It might be— had been
"V e r y well: at 8, then.”
discovered; but Fine, accustomed to con­
“ Hush!” said she. “ Here comes that vict ships, overruled this decision.
stupid captain.”
'You don’ t know these fellows as well
And aa Frere left her she turned, and as I do," said he. “ In the firs? place
with her eyes fixed on the convict bar­ there may be no mutiny at all.
ricade, dropped the handkerchief she held whole thing Is, perhaps, some abanrdlty
In her hand over the railing. It fell at of that fellow Dawea— and should we
the feet o f the captain, and with a quick once put the notion o f attacking us Into
upward glance that worthy fellow picked ths prisoners’ heads, thers Is no telling
It up and brought It to her.
what they might do.”
“ Oh, thank you, Captatn Rlnnt,” aahl
‘ Rut the man seemed certain,” said
She, and her eyee spoke more than her the other.
“ H e mentioned my wife's
maid, tool"
‘W ell,” esys Pine, “ look here. Sup­
“ Did you take the laudanum?" whis­
pered Blunt, with a twinkle In hla eys. pose we tell these scoundrels that their
“ Borne o f It.” sahl she. “ I will bring design Is known. Very good. They will
profess absolute Ignorance, and try again
pou back the bottle.”
Blunt walked aft. humming cheerily, on the next opportunity, when, perhaps,
and saluted Frere with a slap on the we may not know anything about it. At
back. Th e tw o men laughed, each at all events, we are completely ignorant
hla own thoughts, hut their laughter only of the nature of the plot and the names
I*et us donbls the
made the aurrounding gloom seem deep­ of the ringleaders.
•entries, and quietly get the men tinder
er than before.
I*«t M is« Sarah do what «ha
Sarah Purfoy. catting her eves toward arms.
the barricade, observed a change tn the pleases, and, when the mutiny breaks
sltion o f the three men. T h e Crow, out. we will nip It In the bad, clap ell
vtng taken off hla prison cap. held It the rlllaina we get in Irons, and hand
St arm '* length with one hand, while them orer to the authorities In Hobart
he wiped hla brow with the other. H er Town. I am not I cruel man, air. bat
Stgnal had been observed.
During all we here got a cargo o f wild
this, Rufus Dawes, removed te the hoe- aboard, and moat be careful."
According to the oenal custom on
pltsl. wss lying flat on hla back, «taring
a t the deck above him, trying to think board convict ships, the guards relieved
each other every two hours, end at fl
o f oomethtng he wanted to aay.
T h e place where he lay was bat dim­ p. m. the guard was removed to the
ly lighted.
H e coaid bat Juet see the quarter-.lock, end the arms which. In
fleck above hie head, and distinguish the day time, were disposed on the top
the outlines o f three other bertha, ap- o f the arm chest, were placed la an arm
rently similar to hla own. H e could reek constructed on the quarter-deck for
ar gasps and moeaa sod mattering« that purpose. Trusting nothing to Frere
— who. Indeed, by Pine's advice, wae
kept In ignorance o f the whole matter
— Vickers ordered all the men. aave
those who had been on guard during the
day, to be under ir m i in the barrack,
forbade communication with the upper
deck, and placed as sentry at the bar­
rack door hla own servaut, an old sol­
dier, on whose fidelity he could thor­
H e then doubled the
guards, took the keys o f the prison him­
self from the non-commissioned officer
whose duty It was to keep them, and
saw that the howitzer on the lower deck
was loaded with grape. It was a quar-
ter to 7 when Pin# and he took their
station at the main hatchway, determiu-
ed to watch until morning.
A t a quarter past 7 any curious per-
eon looking through the window of Cap-
tain Blunt’s cabin would have seen an
unusual sight. That gallant commander
Never trust a horse which has once
run away. There U no excuse fo r let­
ting him repeat the performance.
There Is an old notion that a cow
w ill fall in her milk when fed on pump­
kins; but there is no truth lu tho the­
F arm
P e rm a n e n t
W e - —
ail ------
know what
------ a bother It la . 11
have to leave pressing work to emp y
the ash hopper, and how hard It is to
lift the ashes out. It produces consld-
erable vexation too, when the wife
w in ,* ° n V h,ali ; and '!!e hand' «a n ts the hopper emptied and filled,
•ome waiting maid of Mr§. \ ickera waa
. . .
. .. . ,
time to
standing by hi. side.
H i. gray hair
and husband tblnk8 f ba8U 1 1 “ e ‘
waa matted all ways about his reddened do ^
^ w ife has It to emp .
face, and he was blinking like an owl In many do. why not make one that sue
the aunahine. H e had drunk a larger can empty In a few minutes, without
quantity of wine than usual at dinner.
any lifting? Here Is the plan of ours,
“ Cuc-come, Sarah,” he
hiccoughed. which holds about three barrels. The
“ I t ’ s all very fine, my lass, but you cut explains Itself. The upper end Is
needn’ t be so— hlc— proud, yon know. made separate, boards fastened togeth
I ’ m a plain sailor— plain s'lor, Srr’h.
er by means o f cleats, and sets Inside
Ph'n’as Bub-blunt, commander of the
Mal-Mal-Malabar. W ork’ ’sh good talk­
¿ r t f.
in’ ? You lovsh me, and I — hie— lovsh
you, Sarah.”
The ship's bell struck seven. Now or
never was the time. She seized the mo­
ment, drew from her pocket the lauda­
num bottle and, passing her hand over
hia shoulder, poured half its contents
Into the glass.
“ Come, finish that and be quiet, or
I'll go away,” she said.
H e balanced himself on his heels for
a moment, and, holding by the molding
of the cabin, stared at her with a fatu­
ous smile o f drunken admiration, then
looked at the glass in his hand, hic­
coughed with much solemnity
and, as though struck with a sudden
sense of duty unfulfilled, swallowed the
top o f sides, and top cleat ex
contents at a gulp. The effect was al­
most Instantaneous.
H e dropped the tends beyond Inner edges o f posts, nnd
tumbler, lurched toward the woman at ■ by raising up with lever comes through
the door, and then making a half-turn notches In posts, thus taking whole end
In accordance with the motion of the
vessel, fell into his bunk, and snored
for trough, and if desired the whole
like a grampus.
Sarah Purfoy watched him for a few ! can ^ roofed 0Ter’ and made to la8t
minutes, ami tbtfa having blown out the, almost a lifetim e.— C. E. Pleas,
light, s-
Cent o f O e d ln g .
ed the door behind her. The dusky gloom
which had held the deck on the previous
The Massachusetts experiment sta-
night enveloped all forward of the main tion kept tnfck o f the cost o f feed eat-
ma8t. A lantern swung in the forecas- ©n by three farm horses for live years.
* !* and * w*J?d w i*h tlle " ,oti " n of the The feed consisted o f hay, corn, oats
snip, in e light at the prison door threw
, ,,
n « 1«™
1 . . .
. .
aud other common feeding stuffs. The
a glow through the open hatch, and in
. — .
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the cuddy at her right hand the usual cost o f the ratlou averaged from 18Vj
row of oil lamps burned.
She looked to 24% ceuts P*r bead daily. At the
mechanically for Vickers, who was ordl- Oklahoma station Kaffir corn was used
narily their 1 1 that hour, but the cuddy quite extensively.
With Kaffir corn
-A'tts'e’nipiV'* ’
m,R'h the better, she and ordinary corn at 20 ceuts a bushel,
thought, as* ®be drew her dark cloak oats 25 ceuts, bran 25 ceuts per 100
around hef and passed Frere’. door. As I
the ave
cost of n WOrk
she did #c>, a strange pniu shot through f
her temples, aud her knees trembled. I bor8e * dal'y ratlo,‘ wns 17 cents- l f
With a strong effort she dispelled the a11 horse owuers understood how good
dlzziwess that had almost overpowered oats are for horse feed there would
her, and held herself erect.
It would j be better horses in the country. Corn
never do to break down now.
j Is almost unfit for the bard worked
She seemed to be listening for some- I horse. I f you feed oats the horses may
thing. H er nervous system was wound not
quite so fat, but they w ill be
In c o m e *
C anada.
T c lt l
li y
H ie T h u . »
T h e follo w in g
plains Itself:
'' i
corn- " ' ‘‘W- I
“ Mr. Thompson presen,, hi ’
m eiits to Mr. Slm p,uu>
request that he will keeoh—
from trespassing oU bla
“ Mr. Simpson p r e s e n t , * ^
m en u to Mr. Thompson
tlm t ln future he w ill'
plggs w ith tw o g eo s ’*
“ Mr. Thom pson's respe,^,
Simpson, nnd ho will foci . " I
he w ill add the letter y
w ord In tho note Just receive*
to represent Mr. Simpson
“ M r Simpson returns u r TJ
son's note unopened, the imp«?
It contains being only e,,ua!1
v u lg a rity .”
One speaker at Montreal during a
recent session o f the Canadian ta riff
commission said that the average farm
In Huntingdon County represented an
Investment o f 35,000. On such a farm
there would be tw elve cows o f a total
value o f 3420. T w o cows would fatten
two pigs and four calves. The revenue
from the milk and milk products o f
twelve cows amounted to about $420 a
y ea r; from the two pigs and four
calves, $100.
They would sell two
A cremated adult human b<*|,,
beeves at $40 each. From the sale o f
a residuum of gray ashes which »i.
horses, one In two years, apples and er do not weigh more th,n
small stuff, there would be another pounds.
$100. The produce o f the farm eaten
annually by a fam ily o f six was esti­
There ls more Catarrh In this •».«., I
than all oth^-r d is c »**,T y U j
mated at $180; therefore there was a country
and until the last few years
total revenue o f $840 a year. T o work Incurable, to r a great many
d It a local u i k m , «nd prtK“r. £
such a farm required the services o f uounc
remedies, and by constantly Im?,,
two men and one woman, worth In all witn local treatment, pronouncedln5i
Science has pruv- u catarrh to b* »”
a value o f $450 and their board at $0 tiuna! disease, and therefore requlr.
a month. Then there would be ex;>endi- ; tional treatment. Hall’ s('«tirrhc?»
! factured by F. J. Chcuey diCo.,ToUdi
ture for blacksmith's service, harness, the o n ly constitutional cure on thsTljS
and various Items o f wear and tear, to is la ie n internally in doses from lid,
I lesspoouful. It acts directly on th « E
amount to $100. Thus, the total ex­ mue uis surfaces of the »ystera. Thstr*
hundred dollars for in « ' lie It lull?
pense reached the sura of $772, which, Send
for circulars and testimonials
deducted from a total revenue o f $840,
J. CHENEY Aco Tnv*
Sold by I ’rugsrtsts, 7oc.
left a balance o f $08. Another speaker
Hall s fa m ily P ills are the best,
gave the balance sheet o f an average
dairy farm, showing receipts o f $1.205
I t S u r p r is e d Hrr.
and expenditures o f $503, leaving $090
T h e am ateur photographer, h
for living, clothing, education, excur­ goodness o f his heart, often pro«
sions, etc.
copies o f his pictures to anyoi f l
happens to be standing in ranjtor
cam era when it is • fired.’* pW
nately, fa ilin g memory usually fc
venes to p reven t fulfillment o f
It happened thnt a young mat
Ing “ v ie w s ” on the summit o(
H ill, Vicksburg, found a dilapid,
cabin the foreground of one of (
“ H ello, there, aunty!” he called'
the negro wom an In the doom
"Step out on the gallery and get*
the picture.”
"Y o u goto’ gim m e one o’ den j
tures?” she demanded.
“ G iv e you a picture?" repeated"
"N o .
Don't think
for a minute. Stand up andlookjs
prettiest, now .”
T h e old w om an looked nt blni,
ment In amazem ent. Then she tut«
and shouted to some one Inside.
"F o h de land’s sake!" she said.*ft
man, com e out yeah an’ git yonh j
ter took.
H enh's a young nun j
A P o r t a b le S to ck F en ce .
ain’t a-lyln’ about It. Dey’ibeent
The frame of this portable fence Is
bund ed people tooken pictera of
made 12 feet by 3.5 fe e t o f 1 by 0
on dis g a l’ry, an’ eve'y las' one of
say he gw in e sen’ me a picter—lfl
----------- /a .rr
nary plcter I ev er see y l t Look yc!
purtes', oF man. Dis young mm t 1
like he ain 't tellin ’ no lies to ns.”
P o ta t o
M a ile d .
Many of the seedsmen mall potato
eyes put up In plaster, so thnt they
w ill reach planters In good shape. The
eyes are taken out o f the tubers with
a knife made expressly for that pur- j
pose, which carries a pretty good-sized
piece of the potato. They are quite
sure to grow and make a fa ir crop re­
gardless of the small beginning. This
Is a cheap means o f getting started In
new varieties or o f obtaining pure
stock from some o f the standard varie-1
One hundred eyes, assorted to in­
clude a half dozen sorts, may 1 « or­
dered packed In one box. These w ill
cost about $1, with charge prepaid.
The cost Is hardly worth mentioning
when compared to the advantage of
having some pure stock o f known va­
They are not mailed until
danger o f freezing Is past
r th W
he . ng
n depended
T : ,em7
» better condition.
e success
o f f T
the plot
on t '*'
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,f, will have
next five minutes. A t that Instant the more life and feel more like working,
report of a musket shot broke the si­ and It Is a settled fact that they w ill
that w ill not twist or
lence. The mutiny had begun!
The sound awoke the soldier to a great deal, enough more thnt It w ill pay warp. The pieces are securely nailed
sense o f bis duty.
H e sprang to his well to feed on oats.— Farm Home.
at the comers. W ire fencing Is stretch­
feet, made for the door. The moment
ed over the frnme nnd well stapled.
for which the convict's accomplice had
G o o d W a t e r T ro n ith fo r Hoar.
The hurdle is made o f three pie<*es of
waited approached. She clung to him
A correspondent o f Practical Farmer the same material as Is used In the
with all her weight. Suddenly the rich s a y s : I am herdsman nt the Oklaho-
frame. Nall them together as Illustra­
crimson died away from her lips leaving ma Agricultural College, nnd have used
ted and cut a notch In the crosspiece
them an ashen gray color.
Her eyes
the following for more than n year to nt the bottom to receive one o f the
closed in agony; loosing her hold of him,
she staggered to her feet, pressed her water hogs and sheep. Take a good tongues on the fence fram e; the other
hands upon her bosom, and uttered a barrel, paint It heavily with tar ot tongue rests In the crotch formed by
lead. Bore a %-ineh hole In side of the two upright pieces.— Farmers' Bul­
sharp cry of pain.
The fever which had been on her for barrel 5 Inches from bottom and a 1- letin.
two days, and which, by a strong exer­ lnch hole In top; then make a box 2
cise of will, she had struggled again, feet square and 0 Inches d eep ; put bar­
S tu p e n d o u s F a r m W e a l t h .
encouraged by the violent excitement of
rel In box, put a plug lu lower hole and
The wealth production on farms In
the occasion, had attacked her at this
supreme moment. Deathly pale and sick, fill barrel with water by pouring In llk .i reached the highest amount ever
top. Make an air tight plug, coat both nttalned by the farmer o f tills or any
she reeled to the side of the cabin.
There was another shot, and a violent eutl® with tar, drive In top hole tight, other country, “ n stupendous aggre­
clashing of arms, and Frere, leaving remove lower plug and box w ill fill to gate o f results o f brain nnd muscle
the miserable woman to her fate, leaped j ----------------------------------------------------- nnd machine," amounting In vnlue to
out on to the deck.
>'1,41,1,000,000, an excess over Inst year
(T o be continued.!
of $250,000,000. The wealth produced
P h llo M o p liic .
on farms In 1905 exceeds that o f li«i4
W ise— You really should be more
I'.v 4 i>er cent, that o f 1903 by 8 per
cent and that shown bv the census fig­
G alley— O ! 1 w ill be some day.
ures for 1899 by 30 per cent. Should
W ise— I should say so. You'll have
there 1« no r e l a t e from his present
to be some day.
position as a wealth producer three
G alley— A ll righ t; I f I have to I
years hence the farmer will find that
w on’t mlud It so much.— Philadelphia
the farming element, about 35 per cent
o f the propitiation, has produced an
amount o f wealth within ten years
A b le to R e p o r t P ro a rre »«.
” 1» your boy gettin g along w ell ut top o f lower hole and remain there equal to one-half o f the entire national
uutll barrel Is empty. The barrel must wealth produced In three centuries.
‘ Yes— os w e ll as could be
H e has tw o fractured ribs,
collarbone, and a dislocated
but the doctor says he'll be
lu a fe w w eeks.”
expected. be absolutely air tig h t Best to place
a broken on a floor for hogs.
A n e w M o v e m e n t In E d n e a t l o n .
out again
The Missouri State Board of Agri­
culture In co-operation with the Agri­
C» r a f t e r .
cultural College has Just Inaugurated
ths a new educational campaign. Lectur­
D uffer— H e promised to g iv e
city a clean adm inistration.
ers are being sent to the country school-
P u ffer— H e has kept his promise, house« In various p art« o f the State to
hasn't he?
speak to the children and parents upon
D uffer— I guess he has;
he has practical problems o f farming. Usually
cleaned the city fo r all he can get out tw o lecture« are given at each place,
o f I t — Indianapolis Star.
one In the afternoon and one at night
In many places 75 to 100 farmers at­
R apid.
E va— So you have given Jack up tend the meetings, often going miles
over muddy roads. The funds in the
ami really mean to forget him?
K ath arin e— Forget him?
W h y, I hands o f the board are not sufficient to
shall fo rg e t him as qtitck as the politi­ enable It to send lecturers to every
cians forget the voter when electiou school house, but the enthusiasm with
day Is over.
which the farm ers receive the Instruc­
tion leads to the belief that Missouri
Ju st Suit T h e m .
Is beginning a new era In agricultural
Stnbb— I see some outlaw Filipinos
g a v e our soldiers another brush.
Penn— H 'm ! T hey are so good at
G ood H e y a n d P ea Yield.
g iv in g Am ericans a brush w e should
H en ry W arden, o f Fredericksburg.
b rin g them over here and m ake them Md.. w rite « to Southern Planter that
Pullm an car porters.
one o f his fields seeded with New Era
cow p ees produced a ton o f hay and
Rot an K spert.
lfl 15-100 bushel* o f peas per acre
“ Ask the gentleman over there to
A n oth er field seeded with Whippoor­
hold the stakes
w ill cowpeaa produced 13 tons o f hay
" I did and he said he didn’ t know
and about ten bushels o f peas p*r
anything about handling money, lie 's
a bank exam iner — Cleveland Plain
tfo ye e.
I f you would keep up the fertility of
O f 1.ÏW locomotives In uee In Japan
your farm, uerer te ll any feed. Keep
500 are Am erican made.
enough stock to utilise It alL
During the last tw o decadee tho ii|
provem ent in the reciprocating Kt
engine has kept fu lly abreast of the
markable progress in electricaldereofi
ment to snch a degree that, notwa1
standing the m ultiplication of gst a|
gines and turbines and the wide dioo
bution of water power bv electrr
transmission, th e use of the stesm
gine is increasing faster today
ever before.
M any mammoth
trial plants are exclusively engaged-
building steam boilers andengineo,:
it is the prond boast of one of these, " J
Atlas E ngine works, of Indianapol^
that it averages a complete boiler C
engine outfit of fifty horsepower emf
th irty minutes of the working day.
When the v is ito r to their plant
gone through tw o or thres of I
great warehouses, where he saw If
dreds of steam engines of variooi t?F
and gizes, and emerges upon a boi-
yard of tw enty acres, that look« lih
perfect sea of boilers, the old qo
of what becomes of a ll the pins ii
gotten and he wonders where n
earth uee can be fonnd for all the
erB and engines turned out by this
concern. But, i f he w ill watch
loading process, he w ill eee ten
tw elve trainloads per day go ont, 1
ed for destinations a ll over the *or
and w ill gain some notion of the nt.
nitude o f the w o rld ’ s work. Thev
when tie is told that this one
leviathan of the trade though it is, A
not produce ten per cent of the » or”
output of steam boilers and engin**
w ill begin to tea lize how vast ¡*
C are o f s to rk .
production and consumption of
The care o f stock takes precedence power throughout the world.
of other kinds o f work at this season.
The animals are now In their winter
T h e R a l l n i r F n ssloa.
quarters and wholly doi>endent on the
Old Stoxnnhons— A re you snr
owner or caretaker. Their present con­ you can no longer control the tb
dition and future usefulness will large
His Chauffeur— Yes, sir. I’m
ly correspond with the carefulness and It w ill get aw ay from me very •«
«food Judgment exercised in their favor
Old Stoxnnhons— Then for be
during the coming few months. Com sake run Into something cheap!"
i ^ r V ,alLleS' JUdH° Ua feedln«
kindly treatment are things that will
pay right along.— American Cultivator.
B ack to th e F arm .
f*w * ntaW o f students o f
agriculture are going back to the farm
• fter * raduatl‘>K than ever before.
H T , '* that the Importance of an
agricultural education Is bel,,* better
. ^
and « P W l a t e d according
18 P V ln g better than
r „
■ and 11 ls m '°Sn lxed
7 ln sr
r* ,,,' r* 1 * » make
fanUlQ* tha“ >a « f other
R 'etem p er.
s r,M r *"7 rau~*,n ah^ “
.t t îîg ’ J ' T r
. a" met,m* '
"> »«1
"h ! " * * the ,h* horse « , " nd
W. dl.wh.rge,
get„ when
,:V th "rr.ah, uw ^
" nd chan* Pd twice a day
Give L f t T ^ T " * bUr! U ” r d ,*8Prw«ri.
reed. <lo not work the hnr%*
Powdei^d chlorate
chlT , , , l o l 7 f potash.
* ^""Poonful of
C ivic A r t Problem »*
T h e treatm ent o f m inor
in v illa g e and c ity , one of the
tereting problem s o f civic ar*
w ill be the subject of sn arti*
Sylvester Baxter in the April C*®T'
Am ong the illu stration s, by
rin, of M r. B axter’ s text, will
tures of Grand C ircle, with th«h®r'
bus m onument, and Coentiee ''¡P’ *
I Y o rk , the first showing the en
ness of form al treatm ent of » a
space at the conjunction of
streets ; the second the poesibih >
securing a reatini effect of
In a lim ited area.
According to M r. Baxter— •**.'
contrary to the popular impm*** ,
the Boeton P u b lic Garden be*
moet dem oralising influence up®*
' dening art in the United
cause of ita lavish employment
and expensive m a te iia l ' ' ‘ n 8 “7
unguided by any true principi* 0
* *fn .”
Other exam p lea, good and
public squares in different
▼¡Unge* w ill b* treated in U t .