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PACIFIC COAST NOTHS. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS THE AGRICULTURALIST
mighty e;i#_v thing for a farmer to get|
stingy feeding a oow and beat him-
self out of dollars in trying to save
’ ers o f L oca l and General Import A Brief M ention o f Matters o f Gen ral Newsy Notes Conoe ning the Farm and cents.”
Gathered from All S ou rces for
the Benefit o f Our Readers.
interest. Notes Gathered from
H om e and A broad.
o f Especial Ii terest to t> e Pa
cific Coast Husbandman.
Among tlie many purposes to which |
old wagon lire# may be applied is the
gate hinge. An old tire, too much
worn for further service in its original
capacity, is cut in two at the middle,
and ihe end of each piece is turned
with an eye or socket to form half of
a hinge. Then four inches from the
socket the bar is bent to an angle.
Tlie other ends of the two pieces are
then welded together in tlie form of a
V, the width of the open end beh>g
governed by that of the gate. The
lower hinge is made in the usual man
ner, witli an upright pin at one end,
and a thread and nut at tlie other.
The upper one may he made in the
form of a hand, which i» driven over
the gate-post and fastened 'toy nails
punched for the
purpose tu the Wind.
Firewotel is scarce at Fresno.
Gladstone reathed his 79th birthday
Be certain that there is plenty of wa
ter where the cows are turned out to
Walla Walla li.is a postal delivery. recently.
A rebellion has broken out in Up pasture. Clean, pure water is indis
Riverside. Cal., has paid all its city
peneable to the milch cow.
taxes but $75.
Never wait for rain when you have
The King of Wurtemberg is in
Colusa has four and a half miles of
a crop under t ultivation. Keep right
on cultivating and you will be sur
The opera-house of Tyler, Tex., was prised lo find how your crop will with
Newcastle’s fruit shipment tills year
burned last week.
stand the drought.
was 5,000 tons.
Many farmers in western New York
The county hospital at Visdia was
close of his jubilee year.
gave up the wool business as unprof
Minister Phelps will return from itable long ago, hut still keep sheep,
The population of Washington ter
and say that keeping the mutton
England in a few weeks.
ritory is 240,140.
breeds is one of the best paying
Germany does not propose to in branches of farming.
The penitentiary at Walla Walla is
crease its artillery strength.
lighted by electricity.
Tramping upon the hay in a barn
The Bulgarian sobranje has granted often causes horses to refuse it. To
An olive tree In Tnlare lias grown
amnesty to political refugees.
eight feet since last August.
past from the barn-yard into the baru
When the corn is shelled the cobs
The wife of Major General Schofield aad walk over the hay leaves odors are worth caring for for various use
Timber claims are being rapidly
died suddenly recently of heart dis which are quickly recognized by the ful purposes. They make the best
taken up in Mariposa county.
animals when such hay is fed to them. fuel for the smoke-house, giving the
An apple orchard in Lassen cleared
Chopped clover-liay scalded is a hams and bacon a delicate and agree
Collector Hager suggests that the
56000 the past year fiom 1500 trees.
and excellent foot! for hogs, and able flavor, free from the pungency of
duty on opium be reduced to $5 a
they will thrive on it while growing, oak and other vood, which contains
Packers are ottering at Riverside $3 pound.
with but little grain. Bulky food is much acid. When steeped in kero
a box for navel oranges on the trees.
The date for the Gwedore evictions necessary for the distention of the sene oil they make good kindling for
There were erected at Tacoma last in Ireland was set and carried into ef stomach, and there is nothing so nu- fires, and they are equally good for
year 1014 houses, valued at $2,489,- fect on January 2d.
tricious for that purpose as the scalded this purpose when sa'mated with a
solution of one pound of saltpeter in
Dr. Carver attempted to break 60,- clover.
two gallons of water and dried. They
The windstorm last week brought 000 glass balls in six days at Minne
The price of onions is lower this
down a good many trees in the Men apolis, last week, hut failed to accom year than for some time past. This is then burn fiercely, giving out quick
heat sufficient to kindle a coal tire.
plish the feat.
due to a large increase of area planted But they are also good for feeding,
Yuba county is shipping apples to
Princess Adelbert, ot Bavaria, was
as they contain as much nutriment as
southern California and sending orang seized with hysterics in the Berlin Op usually large crop; the insects and straw, and whore straw is scarce tlie
es to the north.
era house last week. It is believed diseases that usually attack the onion whole years may be ground together
having been far less prevalent this with advantage. The husks are still
A flume 35 miles long wiil bring that she is insane.
year than usual.
more nutricious, and may be ground
The badly mutilated body of a Ger
lumber to Selma, Fresno county, from
After winter grain is sown there is up with the ears in mills made for
man was found in Fairmount park,
the Giant forest.
Philadelphia, Sunday. Much excite yet time to remedy defects of soil and that purpose.
The output of gold, silver and cop
exposure. If there is a knoll in the
ment was created.
per in Montana the past year is put
In storing celery for winter small
field it is probably the poorest part of
It is stated that further papers re the lot, and one or more loads of ma quantities for family use can he stored
down at $60,487,000.
lating to the Sackville affair are about nure distributed over it will have a in boxes by first boring inch holes
At Walla Walla a dense fog pre
to he given out for publication by the wonderful efleet, not alone upon the four inches from the bottom at each
vailed during the eclipse and at 2
grain crop, but on the grass seeding. end and side of tlie I k > x . Turn the
o’clock lamps were lighted.
box on end and pack the celery in
An escaped Soudanese lias c fibred
Good cider vinegar is always sala
The police of San Diego is ' con
to bring in General Gordon’s sword, ble,'and it pays to convert the surplus layers the narrow way of tlie box. To
demned by a committee of the city
clothes and papers, which are said to apples into cider for the purpose of each layer of celery in position sprinkle
council as corrupt and inefficient.
over the roots only enough earth to
be hidden near Berber.
making vinegar. The artificial vine mulch them well. Continue until tlie
S. W. Reed, of Fresno, picked 30
At the close of a sparring exhibi gar cannot be used for choice pickles box is full. When you set the box
pounds of f laming Tokay and E m
tion at Brooklyn, N. Y., last week, a and other purposes for which good down shake or jar the box to settle
peror grapes from his vine the 1st of
panic occurred and a score or more cider vinegar only is adapted, and does the dirt among the roots of the plants.
not, therefore, largely compete with it. Then take a watering pot with nozzle
of persons were injured.
Delegates met at Ellensburg, W . T.,
Don’t try to crowd 50 hens into a and pour water through the augur
A large gathering at Liege, Bel
on the 3d of January and began the
gium, recently, adopted resolutions poultry house suitable for only 25, as holes in the ends until all of Ihe
work of securing statehood to the
favoring the restoration of the tem the larger the Hock the fewer the soil is thoroughly saturated, and
eggs proportionately, unless they have ’tie done. The box can be set in any
poral power of the Pope.
perfect accommodations. As a rule convenient niche of the cellar, and
Large plantings of shad aud speck
The daughter of Lawrence Barrett, small flocks give a larger profit from only needs occasional watering (al-
led catfish will be made in the streams
the actor, and Joseph Anderson, a the same outlay than when numbers ways through the auger holes) to have
of Utah next June by the U. 8. fish
biother of Mary Anderson, the actress, are kept that cannot be properly pro- a supply of crisp, tender celery at
were married in Boston January 3d.
grubbing iu the frdzui ground and
The first ear-load of Oroville orange#
Johnsion Hatfield, the worst ©1 the
Pursnips, salsify and horseradish exposing both yoursslf and the whole
was received in Sacramento last week, whole Hatfield gang, in West Vir
and two car-loads were being packed ginia, and a ferocious desperado, died can remain in the rows where grown, l©t of celery in the trench.
as freezing does not injure them. If
at Oroville for shipment east.
last week in Lawrence county, Ken they are covered with litter, however,
The increasing use of windmills for
N. J. McConnell, chief justice of tucky,
it will prevent sudden thawing around pumping water, etc., suggests that
Montana, has forwarded his resigna
Slaven, of the American Dredging them in the spring. It is too much they could be made the foundation of
tion to the President, finding the du company, it is Btated, assures DeLes- warmth that does injury in winter a fire department on the farm, that
ties of the office too burdensome.
seps that he can finisn the second sec to such crops, rather than cold. A would prove efficient in many cases.
The Teachers’ convention which tion of tlie Panama canal in twelve few warm days in winter may be more Three-fourths of the farm conflagra
detrimental than beneficial.
tions are discovered so early that the
closed at Sacramento recenlly, recom months.
The first signs of disease in a flock prompt application of 20 gallons of
mended kindergarten instruction and
F. W . Smith played Santa Claus at should prompt the herdsmen to at water, would put out the fire. But it
the admittance of children four years
his home at Danville, Illinois, Christ once remove all animals not affected is impossible to get water soon enough
mas, aud enveloped himself in cotton to a new, clean location. It is better when it must ho carried to the garret
The new Brotherhood of Railway hatting, which caught fire and he was to kill an animal that is suspected of
or loft in buckets. With a 14-foot
Conductors, organized at Los Ange fatally burned.
having a contagious disease than to windmill and a strong double-acting
les some weeks ago, is said to have in
Robert Bonner’s famous stallion attempt a cure. Delay is dangerous. force-pump, a continuous stream may
special view revenge on the Burling
the sire o f many celebrated Precaution in the beginning is better be forced a thousand feet and to a
ton Railroad company.
trotters, including Majolica, with a than any work that can be done in at bight of a hundred feet. But as the
San Bernardino’s grand jury roport record of 2 :15, died in New York Iasi tempting to effect a cure after the dis windmill and well are usually near
condemns the county court-house as week, aged 21 years.
the house and barn, it would rarely be
ease secures a hold.
inadequate and the jail as a disgrace
Most farmers who give no particu necessary to have the water forced
to decency. Slack business manage
Governor Marble, of Maine, lias ap
lar attention to horses usually drive farther than two hunnred feet or
ment of county officials is also con pointed James G. Blaine among the
with a loose rein. This is well enough raised higher than fifty feet. Tlie
other commissioners to attend the Cen
with the “ old family horse,” in whom pipes are, of course, brought near to
T h 3 approach of the Southern Pa tennial celebration of Washington’s you have pe.fect confidence. It is if not into, the barn and house. And
cific railroad teward San Luis Obispo, inauguration in New York, April 30th. never safe, however, witli a young and witli a few feet of hose attached to tlie
hydrant in tlie yard or building, a sup
is giving quite an .impetus to travel.
A Christmas gathering at East spirited horse. Never drive sucli an
The road was completed to Santa Prospect, Penn., was thrown from the animal with so loose a rein th it you ply of water sufficient at the critical
Margarita, ten miles distant, and second to the first floor of the build cannot instantly command the situa moment, would tie at command. The
hose could be taken through windows
trains runnihg on the 5th of January. ing which had suddenly collapsed. tion, whatever happens.
or doors. Ifitis fe a rd that at such a
At Bakersfield there is a field of Numbers were braised and cut, but
Pork made from a considerable por time there might not be enough breeze
alfalfa from which five cuttings were none seriously.
tion of apple diet is peculiarly sweet to operate tlie windmill, we have only
obtained the first year, and “ the
The London police believe that they in flavor. Hogs will fatten more raje to remember, how often an account of a
ground was so thoroughly imprig- are on the right clew to the author of idly on sweet apples than sour, if ap conflagration also says “ a stiff breeze”
nated with alkali that the surface is the Whitechapel murders. They have ples are principally depended upon ; or a strong gale was blowing at the
white with the salt.”
succeeded in locating him in the vi but if grain is fed with apples the time. When there is not enough air
A flock of nine mountain sheep has cinity of Drury Lane, by tracing let sour will do even better than the stirring to operate tlie windmill, a lire
sweet, as the acid a ill assist in the di may lie readily subdued by buckets of
recenlly been seen among the cliffs ters written by him.
gestion of the grain. It would be bet water.
of Stein mouatain, Elko county, Nev.
Ira Payne, the American gun ex ter to feed corn for a few weeks before
A patriarch of the flock is reported to
Wiicn large quantities of roots are
be as large as a Spanish mule and his pert, now in Paris, asserts that he has killing, to harden the pork.
horns resemble the gnarled roots of an discovered a process for the manufact
In California turkeys are raised in to be stored and there is r.ot cellar
ure of gold from an alloy of silver and
room for this purixiec, it is far better
copper, and is trying to raise funds to flocks numbering several thousand. to construct pits than to till the cellar
The lumber cut of Washington Ter start the proper works.
who drives them as he would a flock of one’s dwelling house with n general
ritory the past year was 700,000,000
sheep. They range over miles of assortment of roots and vegetables to
feet, valued at $9,000,000. Of this
in a day, and live almost en vitiate the air of the entire house. If
amount, Puget sound cut 450,000,000 titioned the Dominion government to
it is properly constructed, roots will
feet and shipped by ocean 340,000,000 grant a subsidy to a fast line of steam tirely by foraging. When the grain keep better in a pit than in an ordi
feet, valued at $3,7000,000. The foi-
nary cellar. The pita are dug three
<ign lumber shipments were $1,200,- desire is compete with the New York turned into the immense wheat and or four feet d< ep, six feet wide and a-
barley fields and the birds do the
and Liverpool steamers.
gleaning and liecome fat and ready loug as need> d. The ri«ota are stacked
in these, beginning at the end of
for market at very little cost.
Richard Hall, of Dixvn, a well-
the pit, anel following two feet
known citizen, early Tuesday morning to be dead and whose sisters hail been
One article of food cannot supply eif its length ; a space of six inches is
of last week, while going home from appointed to administer his estate, all the necessary sustenance, because
left, anel another aectiein of two fe-et is
Siciamento, heard the whistle for his turned up at Shohola, Penn., the other it may lack some of the essential ele
built up, and so on, in each case piling
station, rushed while naif asleep from day and secured ordets revoking the ment« and is sure to have some in in
the resits up to the ground level; tlie
the car, and stepped off while the letters of administration.
sufficient quantity. A normal appe spaces are then filled in with earth,
train was in motion. He was seriously
An explosion of gas caused great tite, that sure guide lo the wants of anel the pit will present a series of sec
damage in Boston, receutly. Two men nature, craves a variety of locals. It tions of (wo feet of roots and six inches
Portland shows great progress. Her were blown 20 feet in the air and Fort is not necessary to make the ration of earth. The roots are exivered lightly
wholesale and retail trade in 1888 Hill square and adjacent buildings re costly ; a little thought will provide a at first, but when cold weather comes,
foots up between $90,000,000 and ceived a terrible wrenching. The ex variety m the ration and without put fin about two feet of soil, roundest
greater cost. As to regularity in feed anel smexitlied to carry off water.
$1,000,000,000, compared with $75,- plosion tore the street up.
ing, it has been amply demonstrated
000.000 in 1887 and $42,000 000 in
The unofficial list of representatives- that animals do not thrive so well
1883. The manufactures of the city
Within the last three months nearly
and vicinity aggregate nearly $14,000,- elect, recently published, shows that when fed irregularly as when they get a hundred orphan boys under 12 years
000, and the value of buildings elected 20 Republicans were elected from the their food at certain seasons.
of age have lieen brought to Findlay
following Southern States: K< utueky,
and Fostoria, Ohio, to work in the
2 ; Louisiana, 1; Maryland, 2 ; Mis
lowing reasons why he was more suc glass factories. They come mostly
David Hart, a blacksmith and train souri, 4 ; North Carolina, 3 ; Tennes
cessful witli his cows than his Hugh from 8t. John’s asylum, Brooklyn,
ing with the Salvation army at Port see, 4. Of these 13 are now members.
bor* were : “ I’ll tel! you,” said be, “ it and ate under contract for a year at
land, took morphine and told the sum
all depends where a man l<ee>ks when nominal wage». This importation of
mon« d physician that he had had the
he feeds his cows. My neighbors all chile' labor will be stoppesel.
drug for two years, but had not had ing of the steamer Hanna, near Pla-
lexik at the feed; consequently, they
Mrs. Ira P. Stock well, of Sydney,
the courage to use it before. He said
easily learn to scrampthe cow all they W. T., was accidentally killed last
he wanted something given him to is placed at 24. Of the injured m i n i ,
in the h-ispital four or five will die. | dar« to. When I feed I look at the
week by her 14-year-old son, who was
make death easy, and when asked
The flags of the steamers in the hai- cow just a* I would any machine if I
why he didn’t jump in the Willamette
bor of New Orleans have been placed was feeding it. You want to watch inserling a badly fitting cartridge in
nver, he said he did not know how to 1 at half-mast.
J the machine and not the feed. It is a his gun.
PACI FI C A C A D E M T
F O R
lS f-iJ -U i-ii)
IC h I r 1>H h 1 i < m 1 i n 1 8 K Í 5 .
“ Live low and sparingly Ull my debts he paid; but let the learning of
the children be liberal; spare no cost, for by such parsimony all is lost that is
saved.’’- - William Penn lo his wife.
B0ARD OF TRUSTEES.
E. H. W o o d w a r d , President,
J esse E d w a r d s ,
J esse H o b s o n .
G kokok W. M it c h e i . l , Secretary and Treasurer,
B. C. M ii . es .
E d w in M o r r is o n , B. 8.,
n sn isiauis
M ïi u a
B ell ,
Fall Term begins
9th month, 11, 1888
Fall Term closes
lltli month, 30, 1888
Winter Term begins
12th month, 3, 1888
Winter Term cleises
Spring Term begins
3d month, 4, 1889
Spring Term closes
5th month, 9 1889
Announcement and Prospectus.
Friends’ Pacific Academy is located at Newlierg, Yamhill county, Ore»-
gon, on the Portland and Willamette Valley railroad, twenty-two miles from
Portland, and one mile from Roger»’ Landing on Willamette river.
It w « h opened for pnpils September 28th, 1885, and had onrolled during
tlie first week nineteen pupils. Tlie second school year began September
13th, 1886, with an enrollment of twenty-six, and tho present school year
opened September 12tli, 1887, with an enrollment of fifty-one, and tlie winter
term, December 3d, with an enrollment of 110.
At the time of the opening of tlie school only the Academy building was
•reeled, and only the lower story of it was completed.
During tlie summer
of 1886 the boarding hall and three cottages for pupils hoarding themselves
were constructed, and during the summer of 1887 Ihe hall for gymnasium
and boys’ dormitories was commenced and tlie Academy building was com
The trustees hope to be able to add oilier buildings as they are
For Catalogue or information address
E D W IN MORRISON, Principal.
Or E. H, W O O D W A R D , President of Board.
Silk Thread* in Bank Notes.
Incredible Um brella Story.
They were tolling marvelous um
brella stories ono rainy day not long
ago. In which cuch figured as having
once owned a very handsomo gold
headed silk umbrella which had been
stolen after having besen used only a
very short time. One man of tho com
pary, noted for truthfulness, proceed
ed to stnte that once on a time ho was
the owner of a silk umbrella which ho
carried for many years, but In time
thero was nothing valuabto loft lo It
but the handle. “ One night,” said he,
“ I thought I hnd conceived a plan by
which I could obtain a new umbrefln
In exchange for my old one and yet re
tain a perfectly-clear conscience. Ac-
cejrdingly I sallied forth In the rain to
attend a banquet where silk umbrella*
predominated, first polishing up the
handle of my own tn order that it would
compare favorably with tho best In ap
pearance. Arriving at tho meeting 1
thrust my umbrella in a holder with a
dozen others—all better ones- aad left
it to its fate. I lingered until the last
guest hnel departed after the feast, ex
pecting that some one would certainly
take my umbrella and recklessly rnn
almost certain chanees of getting a
better one. I confidently ateppeel up
and drew out—what do you think? It
was my own umbrella. That experi
ence made me honest, and I have never
tried to trude off my umbrella since. ”
—Henry James, Jr., tho novella*,
boasts Unit he hits never loved a wom
an, though ho Is now forty years old.
—Tho novelist, E. P. Roe, runs a
fancy farm. He has been able to come
out even by writing half a dozen nov-
els a year.
— Ethel Mnekcnzle, tho eMwst daugh
ter of tho famous physician. Is In jour
nalism, and does good work In the linn
i t «¡orirespmdence.
— Sir Joseph Chltty, tho woll-known
English judge, was at Oxford in 1852
Captain of tlie finest boat crow over
known at either university.
—The late Mr. Venables, of tho Sat-
uniat/ Review, was the troy who broke»
Thackeray’ s nose at school. As a man
ho was proud of just one feat—ho was
able to write the Summaries of tho
Year tn the Saturday Review entirely
—Richard A»he King, the author of
• The Wearing of the (»reon,” Is a kind
of Robert Elsmere in roal life». Ho was
a Yorkshire vicar, but he resigned his
•omfortable living for tho uncertain
profits of literature. He it now writ
ing a novel a sequel to “ The Wear
ing of tho Green.”
—John Bright never commits a
speech to memory. He merely makes
notes and leave* the weirds to come
when speaking. Occasionally he writes
■hfirt passages, and almost Invariably
bis concluding word» or sentences«.
Mr. Gladstone seldom refers to a not«»,
res a single sentence.
The paper on which bank notes are
printed Is called “ distinctive paper,"
being used exclusively by the Govern
ment for tho printing of bonds and
< current not«'*. Tho mills where it is
manufactured nr«» at Glen Kails, West
(,’hosier County. Pa. An agont of the
Treasury Department reerelves the pa
per direct from the hands of the manu
facturer, and every precaution is ob
served in oi-eler to prevent any loss.
Short scraps of red silk are mixed with
tho liquid pulp in an engine. Tho
finished mut«>rial is conducted to n
wiro-cloth without passing through
any screens, which might retain the
above tho wlire-cloth scatters a showor
of line scraps of blue silk thread, which
falls upon the pnpor while it is being
formed. Tho siele on which the blue
silk is deposited is usexl for the buck ol
notes, and the threads aro so deeply
imbedded as to remain permanently
fixed. Each sheet is registered as »«Mil
as it is made. —S. Y. Star.
- Father—••Theophllus, my son, did
you nhstnin from fighting to-day, as 1
“ Pcrha|>s you
hael no provocation to fight?” ••Yew,
I hnel. Bill Swipe» said ns how my
dad was afraid to meet his dad, or he’d
get licked.” “ He said that of me, eh!
Why didn't you smash him in the
neck? I fear, Theophilus, that you
have no family pride.” — **