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The Trail of the Dead:
THE STRANGE EXPERIENCE a
' OF DR. ROBERT HARLAND $
By B.. FLETCHER ROBINSON and J. MALCOLM TRASER
(Cep)rl(ht, I90S, by Joseph D, noulri) -
Graded chair toppled to tho ground
n he rose. In three stride he '' out
of the door. I turned to Moel with a
demand for nn explanation.
"Wnlt till llerr Gnideu return," he
1 have the stroncest objection to thoe
llly trick of secrecy with which the
professional police endeavor to magnify
their most simple discoveries. I w
apeoklng my mind strongly on the subject
when my cousin reappeared.
"Halm! what' the matter?" he asked
I explained the position, while the fat
Herman chuckled In an oily, Irritating
"I not the ufflelal always the name?
Mid tirade, with a grim smile. "Come
to the IlKht. ltobert, and Til explain."
It was certainly an Ingenious discovery
they had wade. lm the page upon
which the map should have rested were
several slight indentation, evidently the
result ef marki wade hm the lot paper
liy a pencil with a ftne point. With great
care my cousin tore out the correspond
ins map from hte gnale book end titled
It Into the vacant place. Then, turning
it slowly hack, he drove a pin through
the thhi paper at the stmts Immediately
above the Indentation on t4 iwge he
low. The devil take him!" he cried. "Look
Mosscl. ThU doesn't help us, after alt."
It wan true enough. The phi-prick
shewed, first. l.emdorf; then a cross
road some ten miles to the east; and
then llromberg. to the north, on the
Iteriin-Tboro. ami C!nen, to the south,
ou the Poen-lrankfurt railway. He
had evidently been measuring and calcu
"De not trouble yourself, Herr G ra
don." said Mossel. with a wave of the
hand that had more than a suggestion
of iwtronage. "There are mill telegraphs.
I will have him detained at whichever
Hare he reaches I Khali return in half
hii hour to n good supper, 1 trust, Mr.
We followed him to the outer door,
which opened to a writhing wilder
of snow-flakes, for the fall had recom
menced. The policeman turned up hi
collar with a grant of disgust ami melted
Into the darkness. We turned to meet
the face of the landlord, white and drawn
with a terrible anxiety.
".My Hon!" h gasped. "What of my
"Ilea vest pardon me!" cried Gradeii,
"I had forgotten him!"
"Tbl man he drove, that I about to
lie arrested is he a criminal? Do not
upare we, mem llerr."
"Vor servant Our driver to-day will
be telUttg the tale In your kitchen, of
the death of the Prof. Mecbersky, of
Castle 0ter. ThU kmr, whose naute is
Maraac. killed him. That b why wo
pursue. Yet, my friend, I see no dan
ger for your son, unless "
"Pale what, meln llerr?"
"UmV he refused to assist In the
est-uie of a murderer."
"lie U an honest hoy, a good loy, but
Tery stubborn. Ill horn were Wrrow
ed; he bad promised to return tkem to
night. He wouM never consent to drive
this man to Itremberg or Gnesen, which
la nt leant an eighteen hours' journey.
Oh, meln Herr, meln Herr! what U hap
peningout there in the snow?"
"We are In the hand, of Providence,
my friend," said my cousin gravely, lay
ing his baud on the landlord's arm. "You
cmu do nothing but pray thut It may be
well with the boy."
I wa very sorry for lteskl. An I
made my toilet In my room upstairs, the
danger of hi son grew upon me. I'ate
accident, Providence whatever you
i-boose to eali Itis a strange thing, for
Indeed It ebooso In victim with a flae
luipartlallty. When I entered our nupper
rootn, I found my coualn eUally dhtturli
od. Thl b a bad buliie alwtiit the
landlord wn." b iwhl. "I've a good
liilud tw follow the slelgb. though It'a
little good that would do."
"It an awful night." 1 grumbled, for
Indeed tbo wind wu vhriekliig In the roof
like a I ot fMtul.
"iou'ro a hukw ebap, ltobert, with
your confountl! HMHHeriaHM," he said.
"Yet I'll wager you'd be the 11 rut to be
off Into the atorui in a matter of life
It wad not exactly complimentary, but
I let It ihim.
Moel waa delayed. It was clone upon
twenty minute more before he arrived,
a auow-gwatUed, atamplng boar of a
man, wIioko curies preceded him nn he
rolhvl down the pannage to our room.
"What'a up, Sloasel?" Gradeii dutimnd
'"The wlrea, moln 1 1 err Graden, the
wire! I'oUtausuml! but thla utoria Ima
brought them down like clothe linos."
"A peclal train, thou."
"Thoy have not an engine In the ahed.
I have been to see; it wa thut which
Graden drew a ahcet of paper from
hi pocket and glanced at It awlftly,
"There U not u train till ton In tlio
morning." he nald. "He will be ut Ilrom
berg, which U the nearer town, by eleven
at latest. This l a branch line, and we
could not get there under three bourn.
It la now fcuven. Au old man na he I)
could hardly travel through such a night
without Btops for food. Again, this lad
who drove him may have refused to pro
ceed. We must chance It, vaj friends,
"I thought you had already jwi decided
when I naw the idolgln at the door,"
"Slelgh, Moel? I ordered no
"Well, they're there. Two troikas
with three good horaes apiece. Come and
see for yourself."
The iMdlceuitiu had spoken the truth.
On the leeward side of tli jmri'li two
sleighs were waiting. The light front the
open deer behind us shimmered ou the
drifting snow mid Hashed on the bells
about the horses' necks. It was bitter
ly odd. and I wns turning to retreat into
the hall when a man wrapped In furs
i'loved out of the dnrkiies. It was the
keeper of the inn. his face grey-white,
like the undersnie of a side.
"Whose sleighs are these?" asked
"Mine, Mr. KiielWitimn, mine. 1 fol
low to smve my Ixiy."
"And the horses f
"The het In l.emdorf. Tby are
private teams, lent by tho-e who bad
tity umh my wmtow."
"May we come with yon?"
"I would ask for nothing better, meln
Inside of ten minutes I was ready to
start, with a borrowed cloak tlung over
my thickest clothes, and a huge hunch
of breiidtHiid-iiieat In my hand. Quick
as I had been, Mosel And my cousin
were alread) dressed and in consultation.
We were to drive to the cross-roads, they
told me, and then searate, the one
sleigh, with Graded, Moel.and an ex
perienced driver, taking the road to
Ilromberg. which, being the shorter, was
more likely to be the one Maniac had
chosen; the other, containing the Inn
keeper and myself, was to follow the
Guesen road. I was not particularly
pleased at the prospect of parting with
my friends, but I made' no objection to
this plan. We entered our sleighs, roll
lug ourselves In the rugs.
"Are you armed?" Graden called
across to the innkeeper In UU little smt
"Ye, meln Herr. Do yon go 9rt, for
you have the better team."
The chase was up lndd!
As we panned on to the plain outside
the town, the gale that came charging
out of froxen Ittiin leapt upon us with
a howl uf furious joy. The tlakos that
rose from beneath the curved runners ami
the beating hoofs fled spinning Into the
night. The sky hung low and black ami
stark above the white sheet of roltiug
snow. The little sleigh 'twlls grew silent
In the heavier drifts, breaking out again
where the track was harder. A hun
dred yards ahead the sparks of Gul
den's plH? tlasbed as they kindled In
the wind. The fall bail almost ceased.
My driver sat wpiarely liefore me, with
a rein In each of nis fur-gfovod bands. 1
couhl not ee his face, but from his pro
jecting bead and huuahed shoulders I
could Imagine how he looked, peering
over bis horses luto the 'light, with fear
gripping at hi soul.
I must admit that for myself I was (n
a condition of petulant discomfort. The
slightest movement seented to give en
trance to some new draught that chilled
my arm or ran trickling down my spine.
Now and again a (lake of snow lodged In
my neck or ear and melted Idly. Tired,
cold and hungry, I lay amid my rugs,
cursing the folly that hail led me to take
a hand in a Imsiuewt that should have
been left to the I-ollce. I had the keenest
desire for a quarrel, but lielng to all con
versational purposes alone, that reltel
Within two miles of I.emsdorf we bad
left the plain for the forest The moon
wn obscured, yet a faint light filtered
down front above, milling a reflection iu
the snow, ami emphasising tbo black
pillars of the pins that went sibling
by. There wan now no trace of our
companions save the mark of their run
ner on the track; over the wood broml
mI an utter silence, broken oufV by the
swish of our sleigh and the murmur of
the bells rising aud falling In a low,
monotonous melody. It was a If we
were passing through tbe waste places of
a dying world. One of my feet began
to grow numb, aud when I turned about
that I might shelter it, the snow that
had gathered ou my collar plunged down
my neck, so that I shivered with cold.
Hut on the whole I was reasonably wurm
amongst my wraps, and a feeling of
drowsiness grew upon me.
It was Iteskl's volco that woke me.
Wo had halted In a dim clearing In tlio
woods. A score of yards away the sec
ond sleigh was waiting. Hvidautly we
had readied the cross-roads, where wo
woro to part.
"Any track" shouted my driver.
"No," come Gradeu's answer. "The
wind and the fresh fall have cleared
them away. Are you all right, Hubert I"
"I am exceeding uncomfortable, It
that is whut you wunt to know," I shout
ed back. Indeed, It was a silly question
to ask me. My temper was not Improv
ed by a dlstuut chuckle which I attrib
uted to Mosstd.
"Chqpr up, Kobort!" continued my
cousin. "H you run across him, i you
must do your best. Itoskl will see you
through, never fear; but I don't think
there is much chauco of your coming up
with him,- for ho will havo taken tlio
shorter route which we follow. Anyhow,
remember that the rendezvous is at the
'Drel Kronen at Thorn. If you catch
him, telegraph there; If the wires, are
down, send n messenger. Do you under
stand?" "You arc perfectly lucid."
The snow spurted from under thelt
horse's hoofs ns they swung nn to the
north road. Then my driver shouted to
his totim, mid wo, too, rushed forward,
lint on the other truck curving south
and east. Kor n minute I could hear
their both tinkling nil echo in the dis
Inncn. Then they died away Into si
My Interest In the ehnse. suddenly ex
paitilcd. Now that my cousin had desert
cd me, It seemed an ugly, dangerous
business. MiuniU" would stop nt noth
ing, that was certain. Supposing wo
should ehauee niton tils desperate ma
nine, what then? My driver was arm
ed, and hud the appearance of a bold,
courageous ttnin. Was he so In reality?
1 sturrd up ut his back and wondered.
We had Imu'lcil the half of n tulle,
when from the black of the forest be
fore us me a cry a llerce, chuckling
hay that sent the hnrses plunging across
the road. In the solitude of those Ice
bound wooils It sounded the more threat
ening, the more utterly umlUtiinnt. 1
sprang to my feet, gripping Iteskl by the
"What Is that?" 1 cried.
"Wolves, meln llerr."
"Will thoy attnek us?"
"Calm yourself, meln llerr," he an
swered grullly, his eye still set on the
track before him. "The winter Is young,
and their mouths are not empty.
The tre of the horsws bad dropped to
a slow trot. They advanced stltlly, with
staring eyes and ears pricked forward. I
remalued standimt. nsrrlng across tbe
driver's scat at the white track that ran
dlmlv away Iwtween the banks of pines.
Suddenly from a snow-powdered thick
et before us there burst a chorus of low
snarls that grew Into the short, ntigry
Iwrks of dogs disturbed. With a jerk
the horses stopped, trembling aud squeec
lug themselves together with the fear
that was on them.
"They have something there." cried
lteskl, ami there was a shudder In his
voice. "Otherwise they would not be so
bold. Take the reins, metu Herr."
He thrust them Into my hands and
Jumped from the set. Ills pistol llasli
eil. and 1 eaughta glimpse of forms scur
rying over the snow. Then the darkness
fell again like a veil.
"What have you found?" I shouted.
"Under the trees It Is bard to see."
came back his answer. "l'erhs I was
mistaken. Hut wait." J
He struck a match, and his tal
figure spraag ont In silhouette 4
moved slowly forward, shleldlftg th.
with his hand. !
"Here are the footprints of tlw
it was here that they gat
There Is something by tbe tre. '
It Is not a bnc ah, m! bttt It
a log, though It Hos so still. '
fear to apttmoeh how 1 fearl
merer! It is a man! It U Ivrtl
We were on Mareae's trail tbl
of tbe dtwil.
At last It was all over. AbtwJ
dared not leave my bold uoh the
ened horss-s. Itekl carried bis on
sleigh and Ian! him there Im-UI mi
a rug i-rs the fare. He bad bH hlllsel
from behind, poor lad. with a revolver
shot In tbe bark of bis head. He bad
refused to proceed, and Marnae bad not
hesitated. That ws plain enough. I
thanked God that we had been In time
to save bim from the wolve.
Yet there had been but a short delay.
Kor when lteskl had -en bU dead he
stowed llpoH tbe sleigb, he bad taken
the reins ami sent his horses forward. He
did not swHk. nor dkl I offer hi in con
solation. Hut as I watched him sitting
above me, ln-ering ahead like some old
teak flgure on a vessel's Imiws, there was
a grim Intensity about the man, a fixed
resolve that was strange to wltue. So
we lied through the night, down the
Interminable avenue of pines, hearing
our dead with us.
It was one o'clock wlii'U vX lit uon
a wayside Inn. Our clamor aroused lbs
landlord, who directed hs to where a ket
tle simmering ou the stove gave a warm
ntaoh for tbe horse ami hot crnTee for
ourselves. He was sleepily Incurious,
nor did be Inquire what wa the thing
beneath the rug which we carried with
us. lint be gave us news. Marnae had
left there less than two hours before. He
bad lieen greatly ilelnynl by a colllslou
with a tree, and some rough repairs had
Wn necessary. One of hi horse, too
had been slightly lamed. Yet lteskl
showed no unusual Interest In the tale
we heard. He spent his time with bis
horses, grooming ami soothing them. It
was not till they had reeled threettar
tew of au hour that be called me out
from my seat by the stove, and again wu
swept away ujain the chase.
It was at dawn that we sighted him.
He was climbing a long slope, n black
speck In the white riband of a road.
Above him. long Hikes of orange cloud
were slowly brightening nnd deepening
In color. As ho topped tlio hill, the sun
camo peering up over a moorland heaped
with tumbled drifts. The sky Hushed
mnl fudod to u deep eobalt blue. Hu day
It almost seemed us If our howo un
derstood. They increased their puce
without a touch of the whip, tugging ut
the frozon.-twlstoil rein. A they, too,
rose the hill, lteskl shoutod to them, aud
thoy stepped briskly forwnrd. The fresh
vnw had frozen, and wo traveled well,
the surface crackling as wo crushed over
It. We woro loss tluin a qtiartcr of a
mllo from him when ho turned nnd no
ticed us. We suw him spring to his feet
aud lash his team, but the olT-slde liorsu
was running stillly and hi pace scarcely
increased. Ho loaned down, fumbling
mid searching at his feet, while ho held
the reins In olio hand. After that hu
did not hurry, but drove steadily forwnrd,
glancing ct us now und again over fcU
(To be continued.)
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ISroiiiiiiilsInu: llreru I'ooil.
When green f,M Is sfimv or dllll
cult lo obtain li mj to plan -iiue way
so It will not bo wustod. Tbo follow
In description Is of il feodljig Iwx
Unit works well. Cut two plow fr
tlio oinls. wii'li twonr) -four Inches long,
getting proper eimo by using ooi
lMs. Make J ho Iwrk of the bolder of
llilu lnNmts four feet long nnd twenty
four Inrhe wide mid null otto end (Hu
lire..) In place, hinging tlio other end.
using snin'l trii of leather to bold
It shut. Cm or tin bolder with cimrse
niosli wire netting ami bang It In a
innenlent plnoe high enough so tlio
fowl rannot nuwt mi It. jet o they
mil feed from It readllj Cue hawr
of wood, tin or leather us liidleuleil In
the cut at llKliro U. Tills little feeding
- - - - ..i ttwet
lnwrUHt tHHt Mnls shouhl not Isi
msrel from pen Ut tet, ns It will de
lay emc prod or'ton ami aUo diminish
the ssipply. I'nllet fM early Uylng
sloHihl, if ihksMiIk, Ih brought up with
in sight of their future laying run or
lien. On tbe contrary. If It I wlehed
to deluy the laying of u pullet, mid lo
encourage growth for prlxe purpoMii,
her Iiome must If t-limigtHl often. A
sitting or broody Iimi may be Interfered
with by removing her to a now wone
mid fresh cwniMiiiliui u more roHsou
able und huiumio wuy of checking her
iimteriuil Instincts tliuii that of half
drowning bur, shutting her up In dark
ness or resorting to other cruul moth
I'olnls till ItilUllin (Iresp,
Ilnvu one guilder to four geese, nn
iiiuru. Ghe them n good run. Do not
try to change tlielr iioets, hut let them
sot where thoy lay. Tune llrst iw
nnd set under hens, a w goose will
Houiotliiies lay thirty lo forty egg In
the hoasou. Goelliigx should not be al
IdwinI to nut In water or tall, wet
Kraarf, but should have it good grase
run. graH that la simrt nnd green.
Peed dried bread moMetieil with milk.
iswAed dry iioUtusM or cwokisl corn
inonl. Do not feed tliem loo iniiiii nt
first, mnl mix some grit hiuI hhih! with
their feeils. .
Tlio fowls niiouli! bo plnciMl In n dry,
wnrm mid well ventilated homo, mid
liuvo plenty of frosli water nnd mm Idol
liriin or other light food. Tnko of .'luu
ly pulverized, fresh-burnt chiircoul mid
of now yotiHt viuii I luce purtri, of pul
verized two parts, of Hour one mid one
half us iniicli ptilvnrl.od ciiycinio iim
flour. Water enough to mix well, und
roll into bill or pills tlto size of it nn
zoliiut, ulro olio three tlinori n day.
CniuiillHO Win-ill Croiis.
Thu olllolul ('iiiindlmi Hprlng whwit
crop report forwarded by Consul J, II.
Wormim of Throw Itlvora hIiowh tlio
wheat noroiigo Incrisucd by WK),00)
over lust yeur'H rii-ord. Thla mines
Mmiltolm ovor tho .i.000,000 nmrk for
Hint cor en 1 itlono. Tlio bind howu to
oiUh la l,irri,()ill ncros, nn IncreiiHo of
V,T-1, wlillo tho hurley neroiigo Iiiih
Hourly renched BOO.OOO, bolng, In fact,
I7l,21!i, Tho total lncroiiHo In tho
grnln flcrciigo over Int yenr In (Il5,al(l.
Tho other crops also show mi tncroused
ii cr cage.
'l-i l III M....K. f.uM Ilk4klai.
Sujs one writer Snssiifnis Is mio of
tlio worst post thut Homo fanner. lmu
In iMiiitond with. It may bo grubbed
oiir after jeitr nnd every root taken
nut Unit en ii ho, Mini still there will be
iiiiiti loft Hint will sprout up, mid soon
tlio sussiift-HN will ho thicker Hum etor,
ami the men uf sussnfrus brush will
bo enlarged rnther limn diminished.
No miioiiut of grubbing wi!l criiiitiiciit
ly rid i Held of sussnfrus. Tim most
siirtTssful tuetliod of lighting sussnfrus
I bnve over lrl,l U in mit nn tbe
snroilt nt the ton uf lint eniiniil nnd to
posture with en tlio mid sheep until tlio
rmns iii. or ir the treiM nro lurgo. hoi
them two ne Mich, ru.it niuir iim
gniiiml nmi pasture until tbo nnits die.
IT the In li t Is plowed mid the mots
broken, thoy will sprout, but If w.
luroil close the root die In u tw yimrs.
In Anteutliiu, as In Africa mnl Asia,
the locust is a name of dread. IImiiikIi
not to anythliur like the semo mtixil.
and In South America there has arisen
A lhio nf eomlMttlng the destroyer
which limy prove of enormous vnlue In
region nmre liable to devastation.
Large number of hstist were foiiml
deilit nlld inlenmsiiilcal oMitilnutloii
sliowed that they bail been ibstroyoil
i a imturHl ouoiiiy -h sMele of liy
which ate Into Hie ImmIv of the liHiist.
mid there deNltii it Innio wiilrh tie-
cloKil into n life prinllgloiisly mult)
piled. IUHrlinoHl me now being made
to test whether this tit- emi thrive ill
regions which are reeogulaed ns the
H i Diluting places of the locust. The
rgeiillue agrieiiltural ibiNtrtmoiit Is
iiriedliig the tiles for thin iuirso.
t.ioiigb under orfecllte control.
I'olnlii Sirnlnu "nril a'JU per Acre.
In the viTorbs to make (hitabi sproy
line laitiltlar iiiHoin; Lbe faruier i,f lit.
State, the New York oerlment sMlbHi
at Geneva Iws been carry Iim: on msi
eratlve text with farmers In all "art
of tin Stale. Am h nemlt irf the sirny
log carried mi by fori; one furmeix on
.1 total of .tin acre, Hie average jtalii
due to siiraylng was fifty eight btistoelt
wr acr, n isit of mUhii $A (mt ncre
giving it not profit of sImmK ?;. jn-r aero
r.fter iwylng the e.iense of spraying
A a result of this good work It la as
sorted that the practice of spraying It
on the Increase In Xmv York.
HIiuMrr (or lliirn Wlmlim,
Sliding windows In h bsrti, sueh a
re freii"iitly new I for throwing loa
nure thrioigh. are hardly oror quite
tight, and iniieu eobl air la often al
lowed to mli In mioii the animals In
sliK Tlie Ami r lea ii .Vgrlenliurlst sine
jtt the itse of this shutter, which !
made of mad-Led Isiard and hinged
iiaii.v winikiw Hinrri.ii.
at the t- p so that It can bo let dowl.
.it night lo keep out cold air. The shut
ter Is set at mi angle so that IU own
weight wilt keep It closely shut; or II
may he shut flat agilost the en I us
and he tightly e!il by a hook.
I'lllnpUlns fur lillllllis.
PuiHtkln are good feed for lamb in
tlio full, esfiec'ally when tliey are tnni
hleil with Mier skin. cmusmI by worm
In the liileetliie. Thoy will eat them
If they are sliced or cut and sprinkled
with anil, but It la holler lo provide
liat-laittumed 1 roughs with compart
meiita, (null being large enough to ro
i-elve the liulf of a iumpkln cut In such
fashion as to havo the plocea Hu Hut
with tho Inside uiiporinost.
Wnlrr or Work llorsrs,
Give work lioios it pull of vviitor In
tho iiilddlu of tho morning mid tho nft
itrnooii. Thoy will ho betier for It.
Help tlieni nlung mid you will liuvo bet
ter siitlsfiiL'tloii, l'lloa und hot wentli.-r
iniil(i) thoiii cranky und poor, (live
tlioin a few ciirrolH mid it llltlo grass
now mid then.
Chick on IIiiiihc
Tho Noonor you g"t Iho early hutch
of ehtckuiiM on open rnugo.tho hotter
It will ho for IIioiii, It Is pretty hard
to touch brooder chicken not to go
hack to Iholr original homo after you
want to tuko tlioin away from the
brooder mid put them In tho colony
Iioiiko. Klthor tako tho brooder out of
sight, or moro your chlcka to miother
lot whore thoy can't nco It. Do not tnko
thorn from tho brooder until they havo
learned to got ou without nrtlflcliil
boat, or they will Imddlo In tho cor
ners and do tliomselvon mi Injury,
llendniiie Powders. These pnwdeM
mid tulilel me to ho feared Hlld coll
(leiiiiiisl Imsiiuso they do possess Iho
uhlllty to liiitiuslliiloly rolloio most
en kis of houdniiio. This ipiiillly In
splriM eolilldeiiiv In lliein mnl luiTouso
their eoiisiiiuptlou eiioruioiisly, The re
lief mrorded Is teiuiMirury only mid U
produi-eil by the opium, coculuo or nivt
millld they ooutalu. Tho hitter Is it
drug tiiifmulllar to the general public.
but It Is a deadly Mdmiii, often produc
ing dentil sitihleiily when liiken III Iho
lieiiduihe HHdere or tablet coiijululii
It. A wonkliess of Iho heart Is III
ilui'isl when taken In dosee Iiki small to
oaiiso Immediate doMlli mid It Is de
noted to Ih rl'sininslble for Iho rapidly
Im-roMslitg niinil'iT of siiildou deullis
tlmt result from whut plisbiuiis mil
lieart failure- without Httetoitlog lo
say what caused the lieart to fall.
'lite 1 1 unia n Stomach. This Is tho
greatest plesv of machinery eier in
lonleil. It will stand more abus- tbuu
a cnni-hredder. take care of food Hint
rust a tin i-au. ledd drinks that wilt
eat their way through a pine Isiard,
handle stuff that a dog will not slop
to taste mnl look nut for whatever I
isuired Into It day or night- A elder
mill would refuse to grind were It led
treated Itelter than a fellow's stoumili
and a tmnUlone wtHihl shale i.fT Iho
lettering If It hml nwresl oier It Urn
liquids the average man smr down
Ids throat. People talk about spina ii
trouble. There Is let stomach trouble.
The trouble Is with the fellow will
own the stomach, ted with tie nt.Hii
ach Itself. Given half a chance, a two
quart stomach will outlast a ten gallon
Ian I -call or n iteiil leather sad-lie
That tbe obi thing hemmet cho-gotl
up occasionally or eteittHally wears out
I mo wonder when II I tMUsldeml
Imhv It I abused.
Wn M I'else I'ruiilirl.
James Wilson, the sei-reiarj of agri
culture, was illdilng an autlqu-tied
klml of farming.
"It Is about a M-oH table and ogl
l." he said, "as tbe weather reading
of a (.'niectlriit farmhand I ueil in
"ThU farwhaml oialweil that he
tsHibl rend the weather lufalllbl. fin
a walk with me owe afternoon a fng
erimkeil, ami be said:
"We wilt hale clear weather for
twoMiy-four lamrs. Wlwii a fra
croaks In the aflecwem you ma) Iw
sure of twenty-four boors of sun
shine.' "We walked on. ami In twenty inlu
ultM or so a lasaiy sluiwer ciime up
and we were both drenched to the
"'You are a Hue weather protdiel.'
said I, ns we hurried texiiowaril
tlirmigli the ilowiHKiur. 'You ough to
lie ashameil of ymirself.'
"(), well,' said the farmhand, 'the
frog lied. It's to blame, not me Am
I re mh il I do for the moral of Unit
TIik Sourer- of Moro lllliir,
The I'illpluos are being nualyxcd,
cliiMllled ami dewrlbeil hy American
othiHilnitH. Mlirilauao and Sulii were
conquered In the mhhlle age b) Mo
baninieilanx. wia eatabiuinsl a in-w
form of government aud lutrHliii-e-l a
written ciIh of laws. Previous to thli
tlare was no wrtlleu history, but
thenceforth the iUIIih or ehlet kid
tlielr genealogies, and those, hr ol
though they be, are the only aoiir.-es r.it
Moro hlntory. Prior lo the Auieri-iui
aniuUltton of the Ulamla the Inr-llii or
genealogies wore rigidly kiqit out ot
sight of all foreigners and lion Mohmu
iiiedaiw, hut the ethnological survey has
been siiocoaaful In getting coploa ot
them; those have now mkmi trniislute-l.
The Moro cuniprbH) various tribes,
which widely ill (Ter. Tho language U
Malaynn, but tlio elmnieters employed
are Arable, which ninltoa tho work of
llurnlloo of Hi" llollcrllles,
"Tlio migration of tlio tiutlerille la
how hogluiilug Iu Central America,"
mild a iiuluro student.
"Tho hiittorllloa, ou toward tho end
of Juno, cross the Isthmus of Pauumii,
Kor a wcol or more, In untold millions,
thoy put out to nun. Thoy make a cloud,
a dazzling cloud of gloaming 1-liiei ami
greens, ladwocn tbo clear sky aud tlm
cleat water. Hlrds follow them, chIIiik
them by tho hundred.
"Hoiiwtlinoa tlio wind drlvoi tlioin
(MHtward, Thou they limy ho ciuiglit,
like dead lenviM, In groat handful.
"P.very Juno thlu inlKrutloii takoi
pluco. Where tho huttorllleii coino from
nnd wlilthur they go no man known."
A alck innti talks about urorytliluu;