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Unfolding her enveloping shawl far
enough to free her right arm, I.laay slip
ped her right hnnd with n rapid move
ment ninl n certain sense of exhilaration
that mint have communicated Itself to
the nrm which It gently clasped.
"How very ngrccnble to have your
band upon my nrm," h inltl, turning in
piilmnteJ face toward her so thnt she
had a Iniit opportunity to e It clearly In
the cone, of light thnt had turned with
them an far as It could; It turned and
now vanished, leaving the darkucts dou
He hnd mndp n hort pause. In which
her answer ought to have been made; hut
lu which she was looking at UN face and
etudjlng It do Intently an not to be able
to withdraw ber attention aulUclcntly
from the man himself to catch at once
the full Import of the words.
If they were more than a mere empty
compliment! Thnt could have boon de
termined by hi maHuer, If she had
studied the word aud tho mnuner to
gether. Hut ho seemed to feel that he
bad not begun this part of the colloquy
ntisptchiusly, nnd hurriedly mM:
"What a black night! I ought to have
brought n lantern. Hut I know thl road
ns well ns If 1 had made It foot by foot.
In fact, 1 can fairly claim to have
done much more toward making it than
lm any one ev It i the road that I
used to hurry lack ami forth upon from
Kamltewn to the geologist's camp. jou
He laughed In such a light, mocking,
carcle. way, n It appeared to l.ltiy,
that nil the exhilarating anticipation of
thl walk through the midnight woods
vent out, no the light of the dark lan
tern had gone out of the road behind
The rain had entirely ceased and the
wind had blown Itself away to a fitful
end occasional rustle high up In tho top
of the trees. Hut I.luy did not notice
these signs of the fact that the night
w not nearly so black as It had been
nt the beginning of the period of twenty
minutes or ten, or half hour she had
no notion which In which they had
Mood and talked in the cone of the light
from the dark lantern.
"You are a very successful dissem
bler, Mr. Mason," she said, unconscious
ly assuming hU own light and frivolous
manner. "You have succeeded admira
bly in Imposing upon the simple, frank
nnd unsuspecting viltagers and country
people in and about Sandtown. Hut I
submit w hether this were an object whol
ly commensurate with your distinguished
Ability. The feat of deceiving Ignorant
nnd uneducated people is one that U eas
ily achieved every day. by very ordinary
tricksters. A man of genius, I think,
should have exerted his powers upon a
community like that of a great city:
wide awake and vigilant aa to Its Inter
ests." lie laughed so very heartily at this j
waspish attack that she felt very much
like joining him In It, although the laugh
would then ear the construction of be
ing ngainst herself.
"Take care of that brier. Miss May.
I had almost forgotten the locality of
that bunch. It dragged my bat off one
dark night when I waa returning from
jour house to my tent. And although I
hunted and searched for It a full half
honr that night, I had to abandon It at
last ami go twine batless. Next morn
ing 1 saw It from quite a distance grace
fully dangling from a branch ef a little
ash sapling where the brier bad thrown
It in the rebound. I thought I would
cut them out of the way; but I didn't.
The total Irrelevancy of this some
what tiresome anecdote only confirmed
I.luy Wkkly la ber determination to
make this man feel somewhat of the
weight and the sharpness of the edge
of the Sandtown aversion for him.
She could net sec what he must have
seen at once that this acerbity, so for
eign to her speech and manner, was the
iiatHral ontcry of her wounded self-love
"Hut, after all. it is perhaps as a simu
lator, or a personator, that you have
made your most brilliant record in Rand
town, Mr. Mason. The pious assistant
to an eminent geologist who in answer to
the hungry cry ef a religion starved
l-cople, wen bis way straight to their
simple hearts, Sunday after Sunday, by
discourse such as they had never beard
iter dreamt ofl What possible ulterior
design could such a course subserve, Mr.
Mason? What possible design could jus
tify that particular phase of Imposition?
Was It for the sole purpose of affording
ou some amusemeut, when all the few
sources of amusement in our simple and
serious community bad bees exhausted?"
Oh, IJixy, how very ingenuous! How
xery incautious In one who wanted to
conceal a self-hurt! Anybody oould have
seen the real and ouly source and origin
of such a phiiliplc!
"I beg to assure yoa. Miss Wlckly,
that 'there waa no deception nor dissimi
lation In that portion of my relations
with the Sandtown peopl. I beg that
jou will believe this upon my own state
ment made now; because the Immediate
future ran do lr to exonerate me from
this charge than from any and all the
other, ltemniiber that I declare to you
in all solemnity that I have not exceed
ed my powers and duties. I was once an
ordained preacher of the gospel. Years
ago I left the pulpit for the business
world. Hut I have remained, I humbly
believe, a consistent member of my
There waa a noticeable quality of com
plaint aud remonstrance In bis latter sen
tence. It wa to this that she address
ed ber answer her Inconsiderate and un
guarded answer as she afterward ac
knowledged to herself, with burning
"Do you think you did me no barm In
pretending to take such an absorbing
Interest In me, and In my plain and aim
ide and uneventful Ufa In Bandtown?
YYas it no harm to ma to lead me to
believe Implicitly In the extraordinary at
tribute with which yon Invested me, in
the many conversations you had with
my friends and neighbor concerning me?
Was it no barm to me, too. to have pat
before m. in the moat fascinatinx llbt.
tho personal nnd mental characteristic,
of nn Ideal liinu thnt I might loam to
worship him? Wns that no "
"Miss Wlckly, for hrnven's sake don't
toll me that even now, knowing what I
perceive you to hnvc divined, you are e
rlnuly affected toward towanl "
"Toward your employer? Toward Mr.
Huntley?" she said, with great bitter
ness, and emphasising her manner with
a conclusive dutch upon Mr. Mason's
mm as she pronounced the relatlouhlp
and the mnn. "It h, perhaps, the very
poetic revenge of fate upou you and upon
me that I do not know; that 1 cannot
determine. When ou yesterday a dim
suspicion of the truth dawued upou
She pattcd, and almost spraiig forward
l.i n sudden caprice of auger, tiupntlrtire
nnd distraction. He pressed her nrm
strongly aud rcstrnlulttgly ngainst her
side, until she could not fall to recog
ntie the calming mid reassuring influ
ence that he had over her.
"Oo on," he nald lu n tone thnt pre-
supposed an nccompatoing smile of ex
pectation. "Tell mo fully ami without
reservation nil tt you thought when
you began to set" the dawn or the sus
picion to which you nllnde and which I
had Imagined nuwt have reached its
seulth long ago."
There wa something pervading all his
word and action, nml hi a bole man
ner, so very, very different from what the
had known of Mr. Mnon! Mwt she he
gin by telling him this? Ye, plainly.
If she entered Into such a complete un
burdening of her ml ml. she mixt tell him
this, and tell It tlr-t.
Hut she must know- to what It would
lead! If he should ask her In which as
pvet she thought him bet. she wtmhl be
compelled to give the genuine and uni
versal woman's answer.
Kven to a woman of education ami
some degree of refinement, with superior
talents and acquirement, thl half-military,
bold, confident, smiling ami jaunty
cavalier was infinitely letter. more at
tractive, than the plain, unrtssuming,
philosophic assistant to the geologist, no
matter how learned ami thoughtful.
She had begun to tell him something
ot thl choosing ber word as carefully
a she conkl, so a to preserve for her
own reflection ami sdf-comtnemtatUm
that attitude of womanly dignity and
self-poise which she actually Imagined
she had maintained throughout this short
but momentous Interview.
She had said perhaps enough to com
mit her to the whole opinion of him aa It
has here been outlined, from her last
brief cogitation, differing as radically as
it dees from her more elaborately pre
pared and expressed opiates as shown In
the begisutlsg of tke wall, only a few
moments ago; and which opinion surely
must have been the public opinion at all
Sandtown, rather than her own.
Tke first opinteo which she imagined
was her tree estimate of Mr Mason was
in fact bat hrr version of the verdict of
Saudtowa upon him, given upon ex parte
tesiimosvy, it i true.
The Vast estimate which she had for
mulated, and had even expressed to all
Intents and purposes, although she was
preparing to formulate it in twenty dif
ferent ways, perhaps, was in reality her
own opinion, ami one that she may have
really entertained from the first.
So strange are the apparently contra
dietary ami wholly irreconcilable work
ings of the human mind, and especially
that particular quality of the human
mind evolved from a woman's brain.
She had scarcely began to recite some
of these Impressions when in the now
almost quiet wood there hwped up the
distant but perfectly dkMtnct report of a
rin, keen ami penetrating iar its whip
like echo about the remnant assies of
the forest. Mr. Mason Mopped instant
ly, and turning hU head, listened intent
ly "I hope these men have not been fool
ish enough to gathor up a force of the
ruttUm of Hlg Rattlesnake Creek t
make aa attack." he said, still leaning hi
bead a little, in the listening altitude.
"I will have to go back Instantly, Mi
Uaxy. ("an yo rnn on alone and join
Mrs. Redden? I saw- her a few mlnutn
ago, not more than fifty yard" lu advance
of us. Well. then, good-by till I we you
again, whieh will be soon qnlte soon. If
I have any control of the matter."
He pressed her hand warmly, a be
disengaged it from his arm. and then
started to walk rapidly bark.
But, as If under an Hneimtrottable im
pulse, be turned and ran back, and
caught ber in hU arms tor an Instant,
pressing tits lips again and again to her
Then, with some Inaudible murmur of
apology and entreaty, he turned once
more, ami wa gone.
Never in the known history of Sand
town had there been a time of excite
ment equal to this that now emptied all
the cabins and "double-legs" along tbe
Wabash, from Heelfoot Pond to Hlg Rat
tlesnake Creek and from tbe Wabash to
the uttermost parts of the Overcoat road.
Everybody who told tbe story In after
times, and all thos who (nek part In
the tirrlng events as they occurred, were
fond of making thl commentary upou
them. Of course, there were the Dlkeses,
the Sparkses, the Ellets, the Oo-unse
and the Shipley, that knew better. They
had seen excitement In their limes the
old people. They could tell you of time
that were times! Hut for the time be
ing, and for tbe purpose of the argument,
thl wa conceded by everybody to be
the most exciting of all times. Just as
bit winter's coldest ten day are uni
versally conceded to have been without
a parallel In the history of meteorological
And what would you have? If there
are to be held in remembrance maximum
phenomena of arery variety of incident
epochal, meteorological and seismic
what 1 to become of posterity In the way
of itory telling? Art we to be forever
silenced simply because our ancestor
lived and lied before us?
For the purpose of thl period, then,
there wa never an approach to the ex
citement of tbe day that followed the
night of which we have Jest spoken. Men
aelxed tba just and lawful excuse, of the
late heavy rain to keep out of thrlr1
wheat llelds, nnd nwny from their wnlt
! Inir meadow . Plow horses were saddled,
Where saddles were; nnd wliero they
were not, n pn tided sheepskin or n folded
horse bhuikvt. girthed on old Jim or old
iSniiee, or some 'J) car old colt, served
the present purpose, nnd every umle In
hnbltnnt over twelve nnd under a hun
dred wns out and mounted, "single." gen
erally, but not Infrequently "double,"
ntul lit each nnd every instance armed la
some sort of fashion -nrmed to the teeth.
Men frequently, but by fur the most
generally, Iki.xs, gitllnpcd ncro strip
of green prnlrle. loaded with a long ham-liter-lock
squirrel rllle, carried upon the
right shoulder or ncro the lap, upon
the toiiiiuel of the saddle. Here they
dash through n thicket of yellow blos
somed wild artichokes, mid Indian cup,
nnd wild hemp, nnd purplc-hollcd jiiuson.
They nre expecting to come upon tho en
emy nt any tuumetit all those who coma
from Heelfoot I'oud. b'or they hava
heard thnt the enemy the railroaders-
hold nrutod and hostile possession of ths
r-'nrmer' Hank, ami. In fact all Sand
town, Including the captivity of their
hading cltlaeu, Coonrod tteddeu, together
with the sheriff and all his poe.
A smoke hns been seeu In some unac
countable quarter, for a smoke, and from
a suspicion unguardedly propagated
then' arise the authenticated report that
little Jim DlkescV house I Mug burned,
along with others, up on Hlg Itnttlestink
Hoys nre careering about with wild de
light, liHiklnc eagerly for the enemy In
every thicket, at every crixsltig. Other
Hjuad of Imyn, fnr off, up or down tits
wide river Ixittom. nre nt time taken
for the enemy, and there I danger of
collision among the different squad of
tbe alMHh people themsvlvc.
However, old Captain Joe Kllet. who
wa in the Kcxotutlonary War. and who
has mounted hi antique cocked hat. hh
blue brasM-huttotted oat. hi one hitae
leathern eiaiilette on hi right shoulder,
ami ht seated In a twn-hnr-e wagon, play
ing m a very shrill life an absurd trar
oety on "The tllrl I Left Heblnd Me."
pause to suggest that all Samltowner
tie a piece of red lis tinel upon their right
arm for a sign by day, ami a strip of
white tow-linen upon the same arm for
a sign Ity night. This suggest bin i nt
mice bruited alxmt a a very romnrkahln
cldonco of the practical knowledge of
an old mddlrr. ami I acted upon at mien
even very many women Investing
themselves with thl war Irndge.
(rent number of people from all parts
of the country have made the, wild ex
citement of thl Itrigbt. cool, sunny July
day a pretext for concentrating at ths
large hone ami gathering at the ampin
twviru of Coourwl Holden. They all
wanted tn hear, direct from headquarter
the story ef the noted old Hoo-4er farm
er's capture. And then they were sure
that hi house would be a sort of central
station for the reception of dispatches
from the seat of war. The large stable
were fall of the visiting "nags" of. the
Immediate Itcdden family, and their
wive nearest relations, nnd the hitch
ing rack and the lane fence wers
thronged with squealing, kicking and bit
ing obi mare whose maniacal young colt
were eart-erlag up ami down htm and
roads, neighing shrilly nnd tn chaotic
chord a they dished at every old moth
er mare save the dam that belonged to
the particular dasher.
Not by any possibility wa any one
of the hHndrtsl of careering ami shriek
ing colt ever aide to rt-engulae tbe moth
er, past whom it dahe-l in mad pursuit
of some nnsympathetic and wtulnt
horse baring not the slightest resem
blance to tbe abandoned ami Ignored
(To be eoDlinumt
AN OZARK POWWOW.
The Indians Hut I'enchra llelwreit lilt
Ilancca ef Ceremony.
No region In the I'nlted State I
morti noted tK Its prehistoric lore a thl
romantic history than tbe Oaarfc Moun
tains!, Miya W. C. Carter, who recently
returned from a visit Id what may Im
railed the wilderness of tl Southwent,
where om get lifty uiIm-h front a rail
road. While there be witneMl a welni
hewn that ha Itewti golnie on annually,
it la sbl, eer since Columbus itlcv
will America ami no one knows, bow
long Itefore. There In a eak down
there called Hahl iMte. which I tbtt
scene every year of tbe remarkable oc
currence referred to. The annnal vWI
of the Indian this year took place not
long since ami tbe nrt Intimation of
It wns given by a nebertnan ami hunt
er. A party was made up to visit the
peak ami ohnerve the peculiar scene.
The teak in l.NO feet aln)Ve w level
ami the only tegetutloM upon It. ex
cept tome wirvgTHn. bt a bme pesirb
tree. The party reached the foot of
the peak about dusk ami pooping from
their place of vantage they saw an In
dian band of fifteen or twenty sitting
around a vamp tire. Presently one of
them aroee ami threw a pile of nine
knot upon the tirv. which made a
bright light. Tbe others of tbe band
came up ami they all walked toward
the Kwch tree in single file. They
were all dress til In war paint ami
feat hern and when a circle wa formed
around the peach tree, the whole band
began a doleful chant At abort Inter
val an Indian would take one of the
ripe peache from the tree and eat It
ami the dance was kept up with It In
cantation until the Indian fell ex
bauited. The watching party wa awe
stricken and departed a allcntly aa
they bad come to the place. A larj;
party wa gathered together next day,
all heavily armed, and returned to the
place, but when they reached tli
mountain there wa a smoldering ramp
Ore and many other signs of the great
powwow, but the Indian were gone.
Thla scene, according to local tradition,
baa been going on eiery year in tha
autumn time for hundreds of year.
Among the party were many old-tlmera
who were familiar with the story, but
had never observed the occurrence a
tbe party above referred to did. Thl
la but natural, for tbe place 1 much
Isolated and the Indians go there, It I
supposed, at different dates to avoid
having their secret discovered. No
one knows what the significance of
the weird gathering la and tradition
does not enlighten any one upon tht
subject. Springfield (Mo.) Leader.
Door for n llity Harm
Thl cut mIiowm it simple milliner of
coiiatructlnj doors wbon It Is desired
to lime tliu (tuck oxlouil nut eloso to
tin; pi'Mk of tlio roof. Tim Inrgo doors
should bo uboitt 7 feet Hqiiitrc, unit
awing Inside; nliovo tlieso n suinll dour
'J foot square hinged nt tlit top t
swing outside. This tipeulUK will bo
sullliii'ttt for the trnck nnd bend of
fork, leaving the full apnea of tho
large door for the limtlltiK of buy.
When the lower door nro opened,
raiting tho trucking will open tlto up
per door, allowing It to lie upon the
trust rod of truck, out of the wny of
the carrier; when the truck la lowered
It will shut, closing tight ngainst the
top of tho lower door. Uoth positions
of tlu trnrk. extending out ready for
use nnd lowered within tho building.
MtV nlso shown.
To secure the track In working pol-
IMHIIM I1IH A M.W IIAH-I.
ttoii you have only to pull down upon
the hoisting rope until the supporting
loop of the track 1 hImivc the hook;
then a little able inou-Hieiit will move
It iitHin the limik. lu lowering the
track, cletnte to clear the Mnt of
hsiok, when pulling lu n little tixiu the
rope will draw the loop clear of tho
liaising -ml lowering the track I
but n moment' time, and can be done
after en til tend If you desire to close
the door. When nlng track the rope
enn be throw n over the door or n nail
tn door Jamti out of the wny. Next
wo will Illustrate n single ami double
rail hinged extension track adapted to
nil the various hay enrrler In use.
(ixxl Pntiltrjr llreeit.
We believe that some of the trouble
of raiser of the White Wyandotte
come from Improper feeding. While
the breed Is supposed to be tough mid
Imnly there Is a wenkne lu them
somewhere which deiuaml careful
feeding. In an experience of ten year
with the brei-d. we have found they
must te uniformly ft! nt the same
hours dally, ami that their food must
be of tbe Ih-sI quality ami In consider
Handled In thl manner they will
give satisfactory result ami produce
egjr In about tbe same numlier dur
ing the j ear ns the Plymouth ltiK-k.
but, with na at least, they do not equal
the Leghorn In this respect. On the
other bawl there I rttnsblernble tn tbe
rari-a ami they aist readily fattened
for market when desired. In tbe lmml
of some poultry men they are very sat
isfactory ami will probably become
Tiir popn.An wrAwwoTTr.
mere o In the year to come, for they
are noticeably better and stronger now
than they were ten tear ago, In
OrttliiK 1'otsto Crop,
In riMtimuse to the query how' lo get
a good crop of (mtntoeti on expert re
plies: "Use plenty of good rumtnerclnl
fertilizer and you will havo no trou
ble." Very dellnlte, I It not? The
writer thought It a good plan tn put
thl name question to an expert potato
grower, ntid the following I the sub.
tanee of hi reply.
"In a general wny, one can get n
good crop of potatoes n n normal sen-
son If the soil mod I well filled with
humui and I mellow and friable. The
seed must be flrst-clnss and bo proper
ly and thoroughly treated with forma
lin for scab before being planted. Of
roune, the oll mint be well fertilized,
but more limn nil, tho cultivation nnd
care of tbe plant I essential. Tho
soil muit be cultivated nnd the sprayer
kept btty, Then. If nothing happen,
you'll have good crop." While per
haps tula reply la not wholly satlifnc-
tory, It at Iraat give one some Idea of
what 1 necessary In tbe wny of ma
terial and labor.
Tha Beedlsss Appl.
A Utah nurseryman report In tho
Country Gentleman that he has finally
gotten hold of specimens of the much-talked-about
seedlei apple, and he
says that the fruit i very Inferior, and
'certainly not such as would bars a
ghost of a chance of a showing In the
i mtiLA vw ;r. ",fsiii.iBifcA'"r '
rZSaffMi-rl lit i.'U'U.syfiJ:
'WJ'-i-sim j J , P Vv, l
&MpS. -rlBiL' j
nmrltot wllli any of Uit sliiiitlntil vn
rtiilos." It I ovhtoiit tluit II Im tin
sumo old nihMIonn iiiilo tlutl wit
known In Vlrnlnln u geiKMiillon tigo
TIioho who wniil it poor uppli' uu't'iiA
lioi'itiiNit It iiuiy tut sot'ilios ii ro wcl
come to pity $:l entii for Urn treeh,
At Hcrd-lliiliiu ' Imi'i
It Is oNtlnmtnl Unit If tho corti crop
of tho country could lie lui'ii'itsi'd HI
per cent It would ttild to the piodin tloo
or weullli In Hie t'ulted Stiilcs oc
soxonty million of iIoIIiiin Tlmt 'h
corn crop enn be luereiixetl till nuii
per cent I well known, ror It require
only the selection of the best seed unit
lite host method of mlllwitlon to do
It The t rouble Is, com Is too ensll)
Kiiiwii ninl the crop I usually lurge
enough so (lint thete nre enough ker
nets left In the crib for seed Ho the
nventge farmer urgties, "why should I
pity out good money for seed eoru
when there Is more tlinu I need In my
own erltil" He forgets that tint seed
si tsi-i ii- an iii-' ikiii sis - r i
ivn erltil" He forgets that the seed j
iru lu Ida cribs may be Ihe kernel
ropped from nubbins nnd If so they ,
will produce uiibblus.
The tendency to pny out n little ns
possible for seeds Is wrong. It Is safe
to say thnt In n normal season one
would innke more clean ciish from
crop grown from the best seed sold
regardless of price tlinu from double
the quntitlt' of what uiny be culled
chenp scimI If you don't believe In
the hIiii of tho best seed, test them
In ii small , Take, for exnniplis
n few seod tubers front the miIhIo pile
In the cellar, then buy from some repu
table heetUmnti the miiii quantity of
.,,' rwniT- .niirij, i in iiir if--. ... -.--
same way, plant at the same time and
gle Ihe sflmo enre ami eulthntloti AI
harvest time i-ompare result and If
you do not Hint the argument In favor
of high cIhsh seed a solid one we'll take
It nil bark.
lloioeitiMtle Htiiotp I'oMrr,
III lliMIO places In New Jersey thert
nre lliillnus who t-leau scrub oak lain I
on contract for nlMitit per acre
Thnt I the best and tiicaint plan, but
J oil must wuti'h hikI see that nn
sunup nre nunisl in tliciliever noie
i iinf- ineii un
it dltl imt work
stump piiiier. imii
Well; It Was tl
heavy to mote, nml It took four -men
to work It I wnut to tell thl iMper
rentier nlMttlt one of the best anil liHHtt
lalMir sating rontrlvanees for working
out stumps. I call It n "stump twist
er." see diagram Plrt make a strong
hosik as for a log book, ouly three
times ns henry liet a gtmtl stout pole
W to "A'i feet long Atmilt 1 feet from
the large end of (Mile fnsteu Ihe hook
A STt'MI' "rwisTIH."
lu the manner of a cant hook, nml
hitch n team to the end of lever. The
stump I easily twisted out. If there
Is any trouble at the start, rut one or
two of the larger root Alwnys try
to twist stHmpsMH after n rain: It I
then mi much easier work. In using
thl Iw later there are mi tool to carry;
team pulls Mle to next slump Two
men pull thirty iuhim a day easily
Correspomlencrc Itiiral New Yorker.
Troll for Orcburtl.
There are Hume who do noil with
owe MIIH.II cruH In tbe orrbanl. lu
last season's experiment no different
c.tibl bsn bHwevn Ihe summer cnl-
thMilou pUn ami tin plan of growing !
a cr..p. that w. no tllfTerene. In tha tree '
grt.wth Th bet result for both '
Ireei ami i-mhh IhXhmi ra. t .. i
growing two rows of mtal4 set far
enough apart so that they rouhl be cnl
livnteil im both shies. Thl
the light culllvalor cbwe to Ihe tree "' '" """" Ml ". ign.ii i.y
on the itutshle row ami enableil u to ,u" ""'"''"W ' 'SVw '
set the teeth deeer for Ihe Inshtn rows '
when It whs uecossary for llm benefit oriY Voara Ago,
of the potato crop The soil was fei- Mobile wns ovntmaied by tbe I on
llllxeil for the Mtntoe ami quite heav- fetlerHtes.
Ily, so that a tKirtbin. nt least, wan, The testimony In the uncalled rid
left in the soil for the benefit of the cngo conspiracy trial In-for a military
trees. Ily planting early sorts we were court nt Cincinnati eh-l
able still lo get lu our cover crop fori Henry S. Pool. Confederate Sena
the hmioilt of lb., orchard thl cover' tor, nrrlved In New York front Murope,
rr,,l' Iwliiir e.l umler Ihe spring to traveling sieernge to mold iloii-imii.
nun iiiiinus mi- ..mi. uv iouow llg
this process tho best results may bo
obtained, nml the orelutrd will reap
Poiiltr Vur.l licliliiB..
Our fowls would sunfor were they
presenlwl with tho same unvarying
mess dny nfler day.
lu fettling fowl Ihe best rule to go
by la u balanced ration. This menu
that tbe hen should bo fed Jut Whnt 1
A variety In food mint be given our
feathered friend If we would have
them fill our expectation. Variety I
one grcnt rlinriu of life.
(let n table of food nnd study the
proportion nnd then bnlnuce them up
n little, ciover. nrnn, green bono nnd.
inent nre good to bnlnuce ngainst corn
If the chicken must be penned up,
ee that they have an opportunity to
get n good dust bnth occasionally. iU
n half-psll of dust where they uitty
An egg I foinposed of a certain per
cent of albumen, of mineral matter,
wnter and other materials. In order
that an egg bo formed these nrceisury
constituent must bo uppllrd,
The hen that steal nwny nnd ac
crete her eggs should bo tcuned up.
Thus confined, nnd with n atiltabl
netlng place nt hand, die will aton!0'" Depnrttncnt at Woihlnglon.
thl practice when ngntn rslrased.
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An egg-eating hen might as well b
dlipoiod of by amputation of tha had,
It Is a habit that Is so hard to break
that tha troubls Is hardly worth it..
value of the offending fowl,
Onn Hundred Yrnrn Ago.
lifty four thousand troops atntlniird
along the coast of Prnliee were uiderril
to (be border of Itnly.
Meettiolrli's "Pldello," wllli the Ig
nore overture, wa produced In Vl
The Hry f 'Algiers declared war
ax Nelson's squadron nrrlvetl at
Prtteriuo III pursuit of tll I'telieh
l.leiit. X. M. like wa ortleml by the
giierttor of 1-ouMann to iirin-eetl to
i Mliiii.Mu.lu uik.1 Mklkl tfll Itelllkli trillion
'ffum ,(1 errlinr
Itisli Jollied the coalllloti agalmt
ItilHsU etablUhet all embai at
Anton llurr arrived at llleunrrhn
sett's Islaml, In Ihe Ohio
Sevcntyftvo Year) Ao
oxen were uel for tbe first time on
the rbtnla l- trail
The King of HimiIh Issued a tlecifs
abolishing the tqtefstlmi of the Kslle
law In the surroMhtu to the Hiwinult
ilr,lliwit i.umente. of Xlexleo.
' ,...... furtUr ln,ilin.tl..l, fr.,1.1 II..
....,....... ..,.,,... ........ ,..... ....... ....
Ohio was the fourth Stale lu toptiU
Hon In the Palled Mint
Seen person wore burned to drath
In a lodging bti fire tn UuhIoii
The first omnibus ! as n public
conveyance In New York Iwgnii it trip
through the city
The Hank of ICnglaml lost f.Vn.iso
by Pauntleroy's forgeries
President Jarkson nt a public dinner
In Washington gave the following
toast: "llur federal union. It Hiut be
preteried" Vice President Calhoun
responded. "IJbcrty denrer than
fifty Years Ago.
The first dental cMnle In (lermsiiy
The ship canal at HU Mary s Mlili.
j was opened.
I Hrmta, tn Asia Minor, wa visited
by earthquake, ami all wooden build
lug tlestrwietl by lire.
I Tbe system of registered letters was
1 Introduced In the I'nltetl Mat") -tal
Tbe prohibitory Mil of Pennhnnia
wa signed by the Outeruor and I"
en me n law.
The United Stale Ifnve tweltn
month' notice to iHmtnark of Its In
,r0,,OM ' '""'" " "' ,ss
o'hh-h Ihe M;ment of mmiim! ilu-
TtM" a" '"' N,,w 0, "'", ,:ru
l,lrM,M, JT '"T. ' "everal
imsstenger ami ireiam car, wa tie
stmyetl by lire.
Tbe rburrh lenure bill, putting ths
letqterly of all rwlixboi uVnwmlnntbm
lint wns nrnlul
!.ynelihtirg surrendered lo I nkm
acoiiiliig iwrly. Selnm. Ala , am) Mont
gomery were reported u fMbn batels.
Hen. Koltert II l.e, a Appomattox,
surrendered the Coufetlerate army of
North Virginia to tlen. (Irani on tha
lerms proptts by the hitter.
A Jubilee celebratbm wns being lieM
In etery city of the North because of
11"' ""rrender of !.. nml the apparent
end of tho wnr.
Thirty Year Ago.
A tnittlo occurred between miner
nnd soldier nenr Haxletou, Pn.
MnrtlHl Inw was deelnnsl In the mln-
" region of Pennsylvania because of
riot by striking workmen.
Moody nnd Sntikey, the revivalist.
opened a now Itnll lu How street, l.on
ilon, ronslriK'Ird for them nml cnpnbl
of sentlug 10,(KK),
Paul lloyton, In n bnlhlug suit,
made an uusticcesafut attempt to swim
ncro the Kngllsh channel from Dover
The steamer believed to be no con
structed n to do away wllli aeiialck
lien crossod tho Kugllih chiinnel stic
ecu fully, It wns niiiinuneetl.
Contructor 4. J. Hlnes aud Clerka
Chnnnel and Van Vleck, of the Post
...... . ..... ... .,
" snviini in cuuiicction witii con
With n solemn and emplmtlc denial
of tho elinrge ngnlmt him, Henry
Wnl lleecher concluded his direct tes
Itlmony n defcmu In tho Hrooklyn
i. Villi . HLfCffi-AX .. U.tn.WiJ. I