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CHAPTER VI. (Continued.)
Cor.trsry to Guy's expectations, Agnes
did not refuse to let Jessie go for a ride,
particularly as aha had no suspicion
where ba Intended taking her. and the
little girl wa noun aeated by her broth
er's aide, chatting merrily o( the differ
ent thing they passed upon the road. Hut
when Guy told her whers they were going,
and why they were going there, the teara
came at once into her eyea, and hiding
ber face In Ouy'a lap, aha sobbed bitterly.
"I did like ber ao much that day," aha
aid, "and ahe looked ao aorry, too. lt'a
terrible to die !"
Then ahe plied Ouy with queationa con
cerning Maddy'a probable future. "Would
he go to heaven, aure?" and when (luy
anawered at random, "Yea," ahe asked,
"Mow did he know? Had he beard that
Maddy waa that kind of good which leta
foiaa in heaven Because, itrother Uuy,';
and the little preacher neatled closely to
the young man, fingering hia coat button
aa ahe talked, "because, Itrother Ouy,
folka can be good that la, not do naugh
ty things and atill (iod won't love them
unless they I don't know what, I wish
Guy drew ber nearer to hitn, but to
that childish yearning for knowledge be
could not respond, ao he aaid:
"Who taught you all thla, little one?
not your mother, anrely."
"No, not mamma, but Miriam, the
waiting maid we left in Boat on. She
told me about it, and taught me to pray
different from mamma. Do you pray,
The question startled the young man,
mho was glad hia coachman spoke to him
Just then, asking if he should drive
through Devonshire village, or go direct
to Honedale by a shorte rroute.
They would go to the village, Ouy said,
hoping that thus the doctor might be per
suaded to accompany them. They found
the doctor at borne and willing to go
with them. Indeed, ao unnerved had he
become listening for the first atroke of
the bell which waa to herald the death he
deemed so aure, that he waa on the point
of mounting hia horse and galloping oil
alone, when (Juy's Invitation came. It
waa five miles from Devonshire to Hone-
dale, and when they reached a hill which
lay half way between, they stopped for
few minutes to rest the tired horses.
Suddenly, aa they sat waiting, a sharp.
rlncinff sound fell on their ears, and
grasping Guy's knee, the doctor enid,
told you so i Madeline Clyde is dead."
It waa the village bell, and Ita twice
three strokes betokened that It tolled for
somebody youthful, somebody young, like
Maddy Clyde. Jessie wept silently, but
there were no tears In the eyes of the
young men, aa with beating hearts they
at listening to the alow, solemn sound
which came echoing up the hill. There
was a pause; the sexton' dirgelike tank
was done, and now it only remained for
biin to atrike the age, and tell how many
years the departed one had numbered.
"One, two, three, four, Ave, six, seven,
eight, nine, ten." Jessie counted It
aloud, while every atroke fell like a
heavy blow upon the heart a of the young
men, who a few week ago knew not that
urb aa Maddy Clyde bad ever had exist
ence. How long it aeemed before another
troke, and Guy was beginning to hope
they'd heard the last, when again the
dull, muffled sound came floating on the
Ir, and Dr. Holhrook's black, bearded
lip half quivered as he now couuted aloud,
"One, two, three, four, five."
That was all; there it stopped; and
Tain were all their listening to catch an
other note. Fifteen yeara, and only fif
teen had passed over the form now for
"She was fifteen," Guy whispered, re
membering distinctly to have heard that
dumber from Maddy herself.
"I thought they told me fourteen, but
of course lt'a she," the doctor rejoined.
"Poor child, I would have given much
to have saved her."
Jessie did not tnlk ; only once, when
he asked Guy, If it was very far to
heaven, and if he aupposed Maddy bad
got there by thia time.
"We'll go just the same," said Guy. "I
will do what I can for the old man;"
and ao the carriage drove on, down the
hill, acrosa the meadow land, and pnst a
low-roofed house whose walls Inclosed the
stiffened form of him for whom the bell
bad tolled, the boy, fifteen years of age,
who had been the patient of another than
Maddy waa not dead, but the paroxysm
of restlessness hail passed, and ahe l.ty
now In a heavy sleep so nearly resembling
death that they who watched, waited ex
pectantly to aee the going out of her last
breath. Never before had a carriage like
that from Aikenaide stopped at that hum
ble cottage., but the neighbors thought it
came merely to bring the doctor, whom
they welcomed with a glad amlle, making
a way for him to pasa to Maddy'a bedside.
Iuy preferred waiting In the carriage un
til sui h time as Grandpa Markham could
eienk with Iiim, but Jessie went with the
doctor Into the aick room, startling even
the grandmother, anil causing her to won
der ho ihe richly dressed child could
"Dying, doctor," si id one of the wom
en affirmatively, not Interrogatively; hut
the doctor shook his head, and holding
In one hand his wntch. he counted the
faint pulse heal aa with his eye he meas
ured off the minute.
"There are too many here," he said
4'She needs the air you are breathing,"
and In his singular, authoritative way,
be cleared the crowded room of the mis
taken friends who were unwittingly
breathing up Madly' very life.
All but the grandparenta and Jessie;
these he suffered to remain, and sitting
down by Maddy. watched till the long
leep ended. Silently and earnestly the
aged couple prayed for their darling, ask
ing that, if possible, she might be Bareil.
and God beard their prayers, lifting, at
last, the heavy fog from Middy's brain,
and making her to life and partial con
sciousness. It was Jessie who first
caught the expression of the opening eye,
and darting forward, she -icUuned.
She's waked up. Dr. Holbrook. She
will live." v .
Wonderlnglv Maddy looked at her. and
then as a confused recollection of where
they bsd met before crossed her mind,
he smiled and aaid:
"Where am I now? Have I never com.
borne, and la thla Dr. Holbrook a office?
"No, no; lt'a home, your home, end
you are getting well." Jessie cried, bend
fn7 or the bewilder! girl. Dr. H
brook has cured you, and Ouy is here,
"tll'TZ" her.- the doctor
.amid, gently pulling Jeasle away, and him
,Mlf asking Maddy bow she felt.
k. did set reoofc-nlM Uav - J'
had a vague idea that he might be some
doctor, but not Dr. Holbrook. sure; not
the one who bad so puxsled and tortured
her on a day which seemed now so far
behind. From the white-haired man
kneeling by the bedside there was a burst
of thanksgiving for the life restored, and
then Grandpa Markham tottered from
the room, out into the open air, which
bad never fallen so refreshingly on hia
tired frame as It fell now, when he first
knew that Maddy would live. He did not
care for hia homestead ; that might go,
and he still be happy with Maddy left.
Hut He who had marked that true dis
ciple's every sigh, had another good la
tore, willing It so that both should come
together, even aa the two disappointments
had come hand in band.
Prom the soft cushions of his carriage.
where he sat reclining, Ouy Uemlngton
saw the old man as he came out, and
alighting at once, he accosted him pleas
antly, and then walked with him to the
garden, where, on a rustic bench, built
for Muddy beneath the cherry trees.
Grandpa Markham sat down to rest,
prom speuking of Madeline It was easy
to go buck to the day when Guy had
first met graudpa, whose application for
money he had refused.
"I have thought better of It since," be
said, "and am sorry I did not accede to
your proposal. One object of my coming
here to-day was to say that my purse Is
at your disposal. You can have aa much
aa you wish, paying me whenever you
like, and the house shall not be sold. 8 lo
cum, I understand, holda the mortgage. I
will aee him to-morrow and atop the whole
Guy spoke rapidly, determined to make
a clean breast of It, but grandpa under
stood him, and bowing bis white bead
upon his bosom, the big teara dropped
like rain upon the turf, while bis lips
quivered, first with thanks to the Provi
dence who bad truly done all things well,
and next with thanks to his benefactor.
"Blessings on your bead, young man,
for making me so happy. You are wor
thy of your father, and be waa the best
"My father did you know him?" Guy
aked in some surprise, and then the story
came out, how, years before, when a city
hotel was on fire, and one of the guests
in Imminent danger from the locality of
his room, and his own nervous fear which
made him powerless to act, another guest
braved fearlessly the hissing Hume, and
scaling the tottering wall, dragged out to
life and liberty one who, until that hour,
was to him an utter stranger.
Pushing back his snowy hair, Grad
father Markham showed upon his temple
a long, white scar, obtained the night
when he periled his own life to save that
of another. There was a doubly warm
pressure now of the old man's band, aa
Ouy replied, I ve heard that atory rrora
father himself, but the name of his pre
server had escaped me. Why didn't you
tell me who you were?"
"I thought 'twould look too much like
demanding It aa a right too much like
begging, and I a pose I felt too proud.
Pride is my besetting sin the one I pray
Ouy looked keenly now at the man
whose besetting sin was pride, and as be
marked the cheapness of his attire, bis
pantaloons faded and short, his coat worn
threadbare and shabby, bis shoes both
patched at the tors, his cotton shirt minus
a bosom, and then thought of the hum
ble cottage, with Its few rocky acres, he
wondered of what he could be proud.
Meantime, for Mnddy, Dr. Holbrook
had prescribed perfect quiet. Kven Je.
sie wa not permitted to stay, though
Muddy clung to her, as to a dear friend.
In a few whispered words Jessie had told
her name, saying she cam from Aiken
aide, and that her Brother Guy wns there,
too, outdoor, in the carriage, "He heard
how sick you were at Devonshire, this
morning, and drove right home for me to
come to see you. I told him of you
thnt day in the office, and that's why he
brought me, I guess. on II like Guy
I know all the girl do he a so gold."
Sick and weary as she was. and un
able s yet to comprehend the entire
meaning of all she heard, Maddy wa con
scions of a thrill of pride In knowing that
Ouy Uemlngton, from Aikenside, was in
terested In her, and had brought his sis
ter to see her. Winding her feeble arms
around Jessie's neck, she kised the soft
warm cheek, and said, "You'll come
again, I hope."
"Yes, every day, If mamma will let me,
I don't mind It a bit, if you are poor.
"Tut. tut, little tnttier!" and Dr. Ilol
brook took Jessie by the nun. "What
makes you think them pour?"
In the closely shaded room Muddy
could see nothing distinctly, but she
heard Jessie's reply: "Because the plas
tering cornea dow n so low, and M id ly's
nillow are so teenty, not much bii'-jer
than my dolly's. But I love her; don't
Throuiih the dnrknes the doctor caught
the sudden Hash of Maddy'a eyes, and
something impelled him to lay hia cool,
broad hand on her forehead, as he replied,
"I love all my patients:" then, taking
Jessie's arm, be bd h.r out to where Guy
waa waitiug for her.
funny, slanting away hack, she saM. a
'hat the roof on oue side almost touched
the ground. 'Ihe window panes, too,
were so very tiuy, grid the room where
Muddy lay -sick was small and low.
"Yea. yes, I know," Ago. a said at last,
impatiently, weary of heariug of the cot
tage abuse bumble exterior and interior
she knew so much better than Jessie her
self. But this was not to be divulged; for
surely the haughty Agnes Isfiuington,
who. In Boston, aspired to lead in society
into which, as the wife of Dr. Keruing
ton, she bad been admitted, and wu-
in Aikenside, was looked upon with envy.
could have nothing in common with the
red cottage or Ita inmates. So when
Jessie asked again If she could not visit
Maddy on the morrow, she answered de
cidedly : "No, daughter, no. I do not
wUh you to associate with such people.
and when Jessie insisted on knowing why
he must not associate with such people
as Maddy Clyde, the answer was: "Be
cause you are a Uemlngton." It waa all
la vain that Jessie, and even Ouy him
self, tried to revoke the decision. Jes
sie should not be permitted to com In
contact with that kind of people, aba
said, or Incur the risk of catching that
So day after day, while life and health
were slowly throbbing through her veins.
Maddy waited and longed for the little
girl whose one visit to her sick room
seemed so much like a dream, from her
grandfather she had heard the good news
of Guy Hemington's generosity, and that,
quite as much as Dr. Holbrook'a medi
cines, helped to bring the color back to
the pallid cheek and the brightness to her
She waa asleep the first time the doc
tor came after the occasion of Jessie's
visit, and he did not awaken her; but
for a long time, aa it seemed to Grandma
Markham. who stood very little In awe or
the Boston doctor, he watched her aa
she slept, now clssping the blue-veined
wrist aa he felt for the pulse, and now
wiping from ber forehead the drops of
west, or pushing back her soft, damp
hair. It would be three days before ne
could see her again, for a aick father la
Cambridge needed hia attention, and af
ter numeroua directions aa to the admin
istering of sundry powders and pills, hs
left ber, feeling that the next three daya
would be long ones to blm. When, at
last, he waa about starting to visit Mad
dy again, he puzzled hia braina until they
w t; Is .
I aJ V M. 4v.: h I -dak: 7 T I !-i 7 .'.V, rT,y.
i-f metnn.1 or hreservln. m.at
It la not only In conrcgatlon of
luadrupeda, such as bop. "' horses,
etc., that we often find Particularly
vicious .peclmeus ! we 1,1,0 co,D IOTn
tham In flocks of poultry. m"hg hens,
turkeys and even pigeons. There are
bulllea and brutes In the I'ljeon as
well aa human family. u,1 Pla
that la disposed to make himself a
nuisance In fighting other old birds and
killing aquaba nilRht wfl1 re
moved from the loft. If tJli Is not
practical, clip hia wings and provide a
nest for the pair on the floor.
For a mating pen get box and put
perpendicular ' 0D frnnt 'n(1
through the middle. It bould be large
k. . -
"roue-lit out In Franc by H. de
'rrrrnt, whl.n teems to have met
ith considerable . It can be
lo applied on a small scale for
household purposes, saya the Scientific
American. Th principle consists In
exposing the meat to ulphurous acid
fumes. By burning a email amount
of sulphur In a receptacle containing
the meat hung up Ih place it can be
preserved for several days, even In
summer, There Is no taste left from
the sulphur fumes, and there seems
to be no danger to health. Such a
method can be used also on a Urge
aval for preserving meat for army
use, aa It la quite simple and esay to
apply In practice. From experiments
mode on a large scale It appears that
the meat fumigated with aulphur did
not contain more than 22 grama (340
enough to make each apartment 12 0r irralna) of sulphurous add gas per 100
15 Inches square, and o of the Hats kllivgrams (2'JO pounds) of meat which
or dowela In the partition should be Is on the order of ten thousandths.
movable. The food and water vessels The meat should be fumigated aa soon
may be hung- on the partition to that as possible after killing, and prefer-
both birds may use them in common, amy on parts which have no cut bones.
If out of sight of their old mates It will Ian meat la found to keep best To
not take more than two or three days preserve It for several months meat
for them to unite. Th movable alat can b Inclosed In vessels full of car-
can then be taken awT. 'n(1 " he bonle add gas. It has the appearance
mating la permanent the; may be turn- of fresh meat, and Ita taste la not
ed Into the loft to find I ne"t changed after cooking. In England Mr.
Feeds for Pigeons We like whole Laacalles Scott proposed a method
wheat best of all (ralna for pigeons, which consists In Immersing the meat
there are many other grains wmcn in a solution of bisulphite of lime.
pigeons like and thrive oa. among them
common neas. barley, bwswrjeat, cow- , c.loe of Kss
neaa sov beans. Engl lab horse beans, 1 At the California Agricultural Ex
the various kinds of Tetca, broom corn. I pertment Station, the chief object In
sorghum seed, millet anil many others. I making chemical examination of
A variety Is, of course, aiwaya reusu- orowa-surura ana wuire-snenea eggs
ed. Corn la a good feed when Riven In waa to determine whether there Is any
moderate quantities, especially during .uperlorlty of one over the other aa
summer and not as an ncluslve diet to quality. The test shows that the
' . . ... WMIajI rVstA- stVittt 1 si Anil thol Vil is hanA K.i f .1 1 ..1.4
nit 5. - !id.bl. n " " " " I , " 'M. tt"
really fine, plump, rat sjuaissi i oruwu urun muu mo wnue
t hard to beat ones, nut uus sunenieni is not borne
. out by a chemlcnl ulialyais, and the
Hillside chiekea cop. physical exniiilnatlon proves that the
I have adopted the plan of aubstl- lnft)n pg of superiority, tlwTugh
tutlng a lurge roosting coop for each g)gl)ti Bre p,,,! by the white eggs,
thirty or forty chicks aa soon they The ni)nute differences that are found
a personage as her past experience might
lead her to think.
(To be continued.)
JTJST MERELY SUPPOSING.
VICTORIA. A MIGHTY CATARACT.
Afrlraa Waterfall rsf Rrllasea Oil
Owa Masara la Uraaavar.
Ooilug; out of black, boggy depres
sion In the heart of southern Africa Is
a sluggish, muddy stream which weists
Its way southward, leisurely at first,
but It soon crows rapidly In size and
strength until It pours Into the Indian
Oceuu, 1.U50 tulles away, fourth In
rank among the mighty rivers of Af
rica, says the Kcleuilflo American.
About 700 miles from Ita source, and
Just beyond the cataracts of Mololo,
the Zambesi, Joined by the waters of
the Kwando River, spreads out Into
what might be termed lake about als
miles long and over a mile In width.
Thla lake la studded with Islands and
the surface la very smooth, the vegeta
tion along the banks being perfectly
mirrored la the placid water. Strange
to aay, the lower end of this lake !
marked not by a shore line nor by the
lightest narrowing of Its surface, but
by an abrupt fall beside which our
much vaunted Niagara la a mere pyg
my. It la an entire lake that takes the
plunge, and not merely a liver.
A comparison of Niagara and Vic
toria fa 11a ahowa at a glance how vast
ly greater la the African falls. At
Niagara the river takes a plunge of lt
feet, but the Zambesi falls sheer 40
feet The crest of Victoria fulls la over
a mile long 5,808 feet to be exact
wlieraae the American fall at Niagara
measures only 1,000 feet, and the Horse
hoe fall la only 1,2.10 feet acrosa, or
S.010 feet aa measured along the curve.
To Illustrate the magnitude of the Af
rican waterfall we might depict against
It the skyline of New York from Bat
tery Park to Worth atreet Not a build
ing would project above the crest of
the falls excepting only the tower of
the Singer building, which la now In
process of erection. To be sure, In
comparing Niagara with Victoria, It
must be said In favor of the former
that the Horseshoe fall presents an un
broken crest, while the edge of the
Victoria la divided by numeroua Isl
ands Into stretches which nowhere ex
ceeds 000 feet At the center la Liv
ingstone Island, and to the left aa
you look up stream, la the main fall,
while at the rljstit of the Island Is the
Italnbow fall. Buka Island separates
the main fall from the Cascade or Dev
Had It not been for th presence of
Pr. lloltirook, who. accepting Guy's In
vitation to tea, rode back with him to
Aikenside, Mra. Agnes would have gone
off Into a passion when told that Jessie
had been "exposed to fever and mercy
"There'a no telling what one will catch
among the very poor," ahe aaid to Dr.
Holbrook. as she clasped and umlasped
the heavy gold bracelets flashing on her
white, round arm.
"I'll be answerable for any disease
Jessie caus-ht at Mr. Markham's," the
"At Mr. Who's? What did you call
him?" Ames asked, the bright color on
her cheek Tiding as the doctor replied :
"Markham an old man who lives In
Honedale. You never knew him, of
Involuntarily Agnes glanced at Ouy, In
whose eye there waa, as she fancied, a
peculiar expression. Could It be he knew
the secret she guarded so carefully! Im
pn,lble, .he said to herself; but still
the white lingers trembled si shs hsndled
the china and silver. nd for once she
was glad when the doctor took hia leave,
and she was alone with Jessie.
"What waa that girl'a nameT ahe aak-
I: "the one you went to sseT"
"Maddy, mother Madeline Clyde. Shs
so pretty. I'm going to see n.r as
MJ '2 AA ant renlv directly, hot con
tinued to question the child with r-gwrd
L it. eoiUx. which J-ie tW -
What Mar Happea Wbes the Alr.htp
lias Come to Ba aa Aetaat Faet.
There Is very little doubt that the
airship la an accomplished fact, says
the Century. What boots a year or two
when time ta flying aa swiftly aa It doea
But has anyone considered the new
dangers that will follow In the wake
of the new machines? Does anyone Im
agine that life for hlra will be the old,
care-free existence that It has been for
most of us; that when the air la filled
with Iron and steel and wood, man will
go hia way, unheeding upper ether as
Of course, In the very nature of
things, the Bret to equip themselves
with aerial racers will be the reckless
devils who now run gasoline Jugger
nauts on our hlghwaya.
Is It not easy to Imagine what they
will do when they get up In the air?
Will life on the surface of the earth
have any semblance of safety while
"white eaRlea" and "red hawka" are
careering In uper air, spilling out
tools and now and then an occupant?
In these pleasant days, If a man la
walking about New York all he has to
think of are the trolleys, the motor
cycles, the ordinary wheels, the auto
mobiles, the dear old horse cars, and
the other horse-drnwn vehicles, Includ
ing the fire engines and the ambulances.
If he la alert and spry his chance of
life Is as good as that of a soldier In
a secondary skirmish. His adversaries
are all on the level, so to speak, and he
can see lint Is coming without raising
his eyes to heaven, a thing that man
kind fell out of the habit of doing agea
But with the upper air full of ships
and the ships full of people and many
of the people full of the Intoxication
born of free life In the void, why, I
would not write any pedestrian's Insur
ance without charging a prohibitive
Let us suppose two Irresponslbles In
an airship. ,
"ll:inil me that wrench, Bill. There'a
soiiictliltig the mutter with this nut and
I want to take It off. Look out! Gee I
You Just missed hitting thnt chimney.
Can't you steer? Oh, you careless
Idiot! What did you drop that wrench
for? It struck the north litfht In that
studio building. Let's get nwny, quick.
I'll l"t thnt you've killed the artist
at work to any nothing of losing the
only wrench we have. Hello, did you
see that? An old chap fell out of that
pink machine, nnd I'm blamed If he
didn't grub the spire of Grace Church,
nml there he Isl"
"Shall we resctip him?"
"Hesme nothing. What's the matter
with his own people doing It?"
"Well, I'm going down there after
that wrench. I don't see any commo
tion around that studio building. Guess
we didn't kill anyone."
The airship turns, goes back, drops
until It Is about five feet above the
ground glass north light, and then the
man who dropped the wrench, making
a cone of his hands, calls out:
"Say, you artist below there, did you
hear anything drop?"
A moment later a skylight Is opened
and an excited ninn In i blue blouse
makes bis appearum.
"Did you drop that wrench?"
"Yes; awfully aorry. Did you find
"I came near finding It on my head.
and If you were In a balloon Instead of
an airship I'd put you out of com ml
Ion. Confound you all I Life Isn't
worth living alnce you left the high
ways." "Let's have the wrench, that's a good
"Our time Is money," grumbled the
Then," replied the debtor, "bow can
joa afford to wsata ao much of It la
CbaSlBg lasr FhJlJlBJ IMfaft,
are large enough to roost, a)'
between the two grouis are exceeded
American Agriculturist correspondent by variation between varieties within
This Is made from a dry goods box tfae a)e groupi t may he stated that
four feet long, three feet wiae anu thpre gre pra,.t,,ay differences so
far as the food value Is eoiu-erned be
tween white-shelled and brown-shelled
chick crc coor.
The most frequent troubles with
ducks and geese Is vertigo. Tbey drop
down on their feet or fall on one side
suddenly, at times recovering as sud
denly or dying Immediately. This hap
pens only when ilucka or geese are fed
too much groin. The best prevention la
threifeet hlifh. The front and bottom to mage tneir ieeaing grounu a pas-
amoved. Two atrlm are nailed ture, where the grass Is short hut abun-
perpendlcular on the front eorner, pro. dant, and let them get more of their
Jectlng a foot below the bottom or the subsistence ror luenmeiven. un j win
box. This raises the front mil gives require but little food after warm
the roof the necessnry pitch when fac- weather comet, as they are men wen
in. a downhill position. Two strlns over the laying period, becoming non
nniinH on each side form a immort for nrodtieers. The nonproaueera snouiu
porches which are fastened together have no grain. There is a saving in
by crosnpleces so all may b removed expense and there will be fewer losses
nt nn. nnerntlon to be siiraveii. occurring from diseases. i ouury
We move this coop twice a week, nnd Farmer.
It Is always clean and fresh. The
ntion front and lMttom Seem a little A Chlckea Vll!e
rlskv. considering the possibility of On the road from F.ast Auburn to
n-nnilerlnff cats ruts or weasels. Rut Turner there Is a novel sight, a chicken
we are willing to run some rinks If we vlllnge. It may ne ternieu, ror i w.
can fill our own and customers' pens side of a well-kept rormnouse im-rr
tn the fall with Inrire. rolin.t stock, la vlllnge of peruana a dozen nine w mw
fix! hotisos. and the Uoim
J II lit I'll? J'! IKl 'F '" I I"" -
rtnee nrnlnctons well up to standard nearest to the road Is built to repre.
size, which some full to do. The nc- sent a church. The steeple Is aa ir.
eompnnylng sketch of coop will
Thorough nnd frequent cultivation Is
regarded by many ns the best itinlcb
for spring, summer and full, which In
duces the roots to seek food In every
direction, thereby heromlng more num
erous and deeply lmlMdded, as well as
going further beyond the penetrntlnn
of cold In winter.
feet as If the tiny building were renlly
Intended for a place of worship, jnese
miniature houses are nothing more or
lea than chicken coops, yet so per
fectly Is everything arranged that the
. ...i..i.. n, - f pa alnnea tlltnlf
piisser-ny iiukih, m e
It a "piny town iH-iongiug iu sumo
clilld.Kenebee (Jie ) journal.
A Polalo faverer.
B. T. Wagner of Missouri has de-
n this condition vised the following: The Illustration
It Is only In climates where the cold sliovs how I make my potato coverer,
Is severe that n covering of straw or
other bulky material Is rn'iilreil. Such
coverings should lie removed us enrly
In spring as the season will permit.
and the eultlvntor used. If the crop
la Btieh as to permit of Ita use, Kven
In the fnll a thorough stirring of the
soli will admit the air and ff, ,ril pro
tection In the winter, but it pos
sible thnt late stirring of the soil,
leaving the ground bare In the winter
season, may permit of Us of fertility
of the soil, by leaching of the soluble do the covering nicely,
portions by rains and melting nows,
to avoid which some farnieri sow the
land to rye late In Octolier lnj pow
It under early In the spring.
Get two boards
alsnit 3ls feet long;
fasten together to
come to a point,
with a brace at
oeii end. The sin
gletree la attached
to brace by means
of clevises and
chain. The horse
walks In the row,
and thla tool win
Birds and In seel,,
rv not attempt to save your own
seeds unless you have used every pre
caution necessary to prevnu usrin-
tllUatlon. Hants often mix
It Is much easier to destmv hlrds wm.wledee of the grower. A mel-
than Insects, but as the number of on it Is claimed, may be fertilized by
birds Is reduced the Insets multiply. a 'pumpkin, ami. though the fruit of
The wren Is a very useful bird, and thls season may be apparently genuine,
may I Induced to remain DWir the ret the seeds of such. If used next sea
dwelling houses If tcs are provided son. may cause a failure of the crop or
fur them, but as they are unai,e to d(fltroy the quality.
contend against F.ngllsh sparr,,?,. the
entrance to the w Ten tes should not Old Gees " Breedla.
exceed an Inch In diameter, as the Ecss from young geese are often m-
wren Is very small and can only pro- fertile. It ! I1 l ,Ll.Z
Paris possesses the largest public
garden and the largest hospital.
A square foot of a Persian rug means
twenty-three days work for the weaver,
The herring catch off the shores of
England represents 115,000,000 annu
Herrings are being sold In the streeta
of Sunderland, England, at twenty for
Squares, triangles and almlluar Im
plement used by draftsmen are now
made of glass. ,
A German estimate of the capital In
vested In the construction of the world'a
railroads la 143,310,000.000.
The swiftest river In the world Is the
SutleJ, of British India, which In 180
miles haa a descent of 12,000 feet
The Actors' Church Union of England
has In the last year gained fifty mem
bers and tins now 142 centera, with 171
chaplains. - "
The great cathedral at Cologne, al
though completed but a few yeara ago,
has ao deteriorated from faetory smoke
that the body of the church will have to
be renovated throughout
Cremation makes great headway In
the Alps. Geneva takea the lead, both
In point of number and equipment but
Zurich, Aarau, Berne nnd Lausanne are
each building a second crematorium.
Five other towns are doing likewise.
He waa a Scotchman and somewhat
shy. At tea the variety of cakes was
bewildering and the young lady whose
guest he was helpfully Inquired, "Will
you have a cake or a meringue, Mr.
Johnstone?" "Hoots, no, ma lassie,"
quoth he, kindly, "you're no wrang
I'll hae the cake!"
Monka and nnna exiled from France
by the recent lawa are still seeking
refuge In England In considerable num
bers. Fifty nuns recently left Brest
on board the Antelope, and UK) brothers
of Christian schools, who have been ei
pelled from their Institutions, are seek
ing a home In Jersey and Englnnd.
The production of metallic cadmium,
which has hitherto been confined to
Belgium and Silesia, has been under
taken by a chemical company of Clever
land. Ohio. The ore or the Jopnn dis
trict U stated to be richer In cadmium
than the ore of Silesia, but under the
. , .m.tflnA In Ilia t 'n If.
conditions oi i"- ..B
ed States It has not been considered
worth while to attempt to save cad
mium aa a by product
Meant foe Baraarasemeaf.
As a patroness of struggling and dis
couraged artists and musicians Mrs
Follen waa not markedly successful,
although she had plenty of money and
a warm heart, and waa Intereated Is
art and artists.
"I've brought some of my last win
ter'a sketchea to show you, said on
He So your husband baa ghen nr
smoking. That wauta a pretty trou
will. She Well, I've got one. l'uncli.
Daughter She seems to have g t
over the death of her first husband
Father Yes, but ber secoud husUiud
Mrs. Smalltown Would you accept a
place In the suburb? Cook I'll con
sider It If yea have room In your garu.e
for we motor. Tow u Topics.
"What did you thin of that girl at
ber coming-out party r "Well, to be
perfectly frank, I thought ahe'd U-tier
go back. I" Leslie's Weekly.
Mother But what do you expect to
do later, my son, if you never learu li
write? Son Oh, that will be all ri.uL
I'll buy a typewriter. Silhouette.
"May I call you Mabel?" be asked
at tbeir second meeting, preteudiug li
be badly smitten. "If you wish to; put
my name Is Gertrude." Chicago Uet-
Candidate for Crew Could you tell
me where the rhetoric class Is being
held? Candidate for Football 1 dou t
know ; I'm a student here myself.
Employer Tbla makes the fourth
grandmother of yours that baa diid
thla aprlng. Office Boy I know It;
ain't these family troubles fierce
Snooks To what do you attribute
your auecess as a tradesman? Kelleiu
If a customer doesn't aee what be
wanta, I make him want what he seea,
"What's become of your umbrella?"
"I loaned It to Tompkins." "Woy
doesn't he return It?" "The owner
caught him with It and demanded If
"Father, do all angela have wings?"
"No. mv son. your mother bas noue."
And then she said, sweetly, that h
mlght go to the club If he wouldn't stuy
Intel Atlanta Constitution.
Teacher How long had Washington
been dead when Iloosevelt was Inaugu
rated? Scholar I dunno, but It husu t
been very dead since Teddy haa been
there Llpplncott'a Magaitne.
"Do you think cabbage Is unwhole
some?" asked the dyspeptic. "It de
pends somewhat," answered the food
expert, "on whether you eat It or try
to smoke It" Washington Star.
"Mrs. Itogers la a perfect alave tf
her husband." "What does ahe do?
"Would you believe It? Every year, on
hia birthday, she geta up In time to ent .
breakfast with hlni."-Les"e a ees..v.
Teacher You have named all domes
tic animals save one. It hss bristly
hair It la grimy, likes dirt and Is fou.l
of mud. Wen, Tom? Tom (shame
facedly ) -That's me.-Chlcago Trib
une. . i
Mabel (aged six) Ain't you afralil
o' our big dog? The rarson (very .... ..
No, my dear.
ler to three or
u-.,ir i.v ffidna' where the breeders. One gam
,..,.,.. r.ii.,w. F.ver.v eti"oPn ,, ,,., ,-.,. Is a g'ssl mating.
should be given birds by tViUll them there are aa many ganders ss geese,
and providing suitable plae, fr tbvlT thpy often pair off and only mate to-
protection and accommodation. gether.
F.ad.ra.ea af red.,. A "Z'u.r. has
red,r wood I. much e,, nt thing In land -mlb. b."
farmer, for It. tatlng qualities when . flexible 'h'ch "?.
used for fence posts. An Interesting to .11 the Inequalities of the surface
proof of the power of this to ,, . dead furrow and a back fur
.1st the effect, of time I. furnished b, row the a.m. f1"4
the Egyptian boat, made of BOTelty about " J' Vh.ch
which were recently found burled near supplied with an adju. to whJ
the bank, of the Nile, and whlrhi . s. p,.ced b.ckof
cording to recent estimate, nt tMf ,red. Tb. object of this I. to pre-
sge. were probably In o 4.VO Tnl .ecldent. by the ''J
ago. The fact must not be overlooked, and under the rollers. This reatur.
however, that these boat, wer, covered I. especially de.lr.ble " "
by the dry .and of the rt-Baltl- sired to operate tha roller with tne
more Sun. rices of boy.
pHr young man
whom .he had asked
to call uion ber. "but l an not leei
satisfied with them. They are not aa
good In some waya aa the work I did
a year ago."
"Nonsense!" cried Mrs. Follen, with
loud cheerfulness, patting him on tha
ahoulder. "You paint Just aa well a
you did Inst year aa well a. you ever
have. Your taste'a Improving that'
"What do you think la Mr. iyAuber'a
"Selling the pictures hs palnta."
If you want to make a man trouble
In a nice, polite way, let him have the
distribution of ths complimentary
Hers la s chance for soma man to
make fifty million dollars In few
Usiutas: marry Utlen Gould,
le would not nuik
- - I Sf rr, s ihe -mi.
mncn or a men. ... - -
but be like, bonea beat-Chicago Dally
"A tramp fell into the water tank of
a locomotive and rode rwair-
miles without being discovered,
he unconscious when found?'
Dolly Molly Woleott told me
month ago that ber new gown was
going to be a dream. rolly- e I. that
I. all It Is. no far. Her husband won t
give her the money for It.-Sotnervllle
"And do you have to be called In
the morning?" .aked the lady who was
about to engage a new girl. ' "
ba. to be. mum." replied the applicant,
"unless you happens to need me. -Yonkers
"Your sentence la to be au.pended
began the merciful court "Great
Scott. Jedge!" exclaimed the prisoner,
"ef I'd knowed chicken stealing wns
hanging offense I wouldn't have sto.e.
"Which do you prefer." said the ar
tistic young woman, "music or poetry?
"roetry" answered Mis. Cayenne "ou
can keep poetry .hut up In a ls.k.
You don't have to listen to It unless
yon choose."-Washlngton Star.
"Excuse me. sir." remark.il the
weary wayfarer, "but I don't know
where my next meal la coming from -"Neither
do I." replied the prosperous
looking Individual. "My cook left this
morning. too."-rhlladelphla ttecord.
"Oh, madam," .aid the French m.il.L
"Fldo weel not eat re bon-bons. Hie
dear. Intelligent little doggie!" exclaim
ed Mrs. Klch. "There must be some
thing wrong with thoss bonbons lo.
Give them to the children." New York
Polities la IJoasestle l.lfe.
A atory la told of a Bradford County
politician (the sharp and shifty kind I
who waa urged by hi. wife to his- tlia
garden. He couldn't think of any very
good reason, so he ent at It Ssiti
be came In with a silver quarter be
said he had found. He washed It put
It In his pocket and went back. In a
few minutes be showed np wltb snot her
coin, this time a half dollar, lie s.ild
there must be a burled treasure in that
garden. He unearthed a couple of
dimes and another quarter. Belli
very tired, he announced his Intention
of taking a nap, and duly went to siw...
When he awoke his wife had a dinifer-
ous anil steely glint in ner rye. ins.
garden was all hoed. It Is mistrust. ,
that she had hoed while he slept, nml
that she bad failed to find any l.iun.1
treasure. Milton Rtandard.
C aaare Pea lllaasrlf.
She I would never marry a man
who waa a coward.
He About bow brave would it !
necessary for blm to be In order t w .n
She Well, he'd have to have rmir.iije
enough to er propose, CI. ...J