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QUIEN SAH KT
Quien Sabe—who know— is a phrase is
eery common use among the K|>ainards,
»nd helps over many, many difficulties. Il
is expressive. What the weather may be
the coining winter, who knows? It may
be snowy, wet, stormy, cold, freezing, and
hili of sickness and pain, who knows?
Some of us today, hale and hearty, may
lie on beds of torture, or hobble about on I
crutches, who knows? Before the autumn
merges into wi iter many may have symp
toms of approaching trouble, of the old
rheumatism coining on, or of lirst attacks
begun; who knows? Tbat’sactuiundruin.
but there is one thing everybody knows, |
the best thing to do is to be ready for the
«eather coming and to take hold of what
is. Everbody knows what is best. With
St. Jacobs 6il in the house, everybody
knows they have a sure cure for rheuma- i
tism, acute or chronic, it is likewise
known that in any stag« of it, the great
remedy does its work of cure perfectly. If
we suffer, we need not ask who knows,
when it is so well known what is best.
A Scratching Pen«
Many poultry houses are now built
With an opeu scratching shed attach
ed. This serves very well for giving
»he heus exercise in the open air in
winter, providing the weather Is all
rigtit. but drifting snows and cold, dull
days make an open scratching sited of
little service and entail much labor in
getting the snow cleaned out, and in
putting things in running order again.
The accompanying cut, reproduced
from the Orange Judd Farmer, shows
a much more practical arrangement
than the open shed plan. It Is a lean-
to addition upon the south side of the
POULTRY SCRATCHING PEN.
of the contained water when It freezes.
The earth 1- pulverized and put in
good condition for receiving seed.
Hence it is beneficial to plough the
fields iu the fall so that the winter
frosts may act upon the hard pieces
of earth. In this way much labor as
saved and the natural forces do better
work than could lie accomplished by
artificial means. A further advantage
Great Gifts to Education.
is gained from the action of air on the
M. Eulogions Georgieff, the founder
of the Sofia University, who died re
cently, bequeathed 2,0000,000 franc» to
Fall Plowing for Corn.
If a heavy old sod is to to be plant the Bulgarian government to be applied
ed with corn next year. It should bv all to the country’s needs; 6,000,000 francs
means tie fall plowed. The earlier tills for a technical school to be established
Is done the better, as It will give time i at Sofia and large Bums for other pub
for some decomposition to take place, lic institutions.
which will make the spring cultivation I HOME FllOOUCTS AND PURE POOD.
much less difficult. It will also enable
All Eastern Syrup, sn-called, usually very
the farmer to harrow the land two or light
colored and of heavy body, is made from
three times before winter sets In. It Is glucose. “Tea Garden l/ripe” is made from
Cane and is strictly pure. It is for sale
often recommended to plow just be Sugar
by first-class grocers, in cans only. Manufac
fore the ground freezes, and leave the tured by the P acific C oast SYK up C o . All geu-
"tea (Sarden Drip»*' have the manufac
land in the furrow so as to give frost uine
turer’s name lithographed on «very aau.
better chance to mellow the soil. But
A Fair Inference.
there is never auy danger that frost
will fail to go down the full depth of
When the continual and unreason
the furrow in any of the Northern able attacks upon the courts are con
States. There will be a mellow Reed sidered, orderly people are apt to take
bed to the depth of the furrow, if the a liberty with the poet and make his
fall plowing Is done early. If doue couplet read: "No rouge e’er saw the
late, there will be more or less grass I halter draw with good opinion of the
roots living and ready to grow among law.’’—Stockton Independent.
the corn when warm weather comes.
OmnibtiBses were introduced in New
York city in 1830.
When a horse shows a tendency to
The first copper cent was coined in
shy at anything, he should be held by New Haven, Conn., in 1687.
a firm and gentle hand, and spoken to
Plants grow more between 4 and 6 a.
kindly. If possible hold his head di
rectly toward the object, and let him m. than at any other time of day.
look at it as long as he will, then move
Of 73 historic kings of Scotland 61
him toward it. If the object Is station are said to have died in battle or to
ary, let him get acquainted with it, let have been murdered.
him smell It and look closely at it
The German emperor declared in a
The moment a horse becomes familiar
recent speech that his grandfather was
with the things that alarm him. and
a chosen instrument of heaven.
knows what they are, he grows indif
An outlaw, three moonshiners and
ferent to them. This is the only way
to break a horse of shying at every two other men were arrested at the Sun-
thing he meets on the road. The man nelton camp meeting at Kingwood, W.
who uses the whip when the horse Va.________________
shies aggravates the evil.
Trj Schilling'« Best tea and baking powder.
henhouse, the windows of the latter
teeing above the roof of the lean-to.
Ixirge windows in this addition have a
grating upon the outside, or wire poul
try netting. In pleasant weather the
glass windows are all swung up to the
roof inside and fastened, giving an
abundance of pure air and sunshine
for the hens when scratching for grain
in the litter that covers the floor of the
Sun Bonnets for Horses.
addition. In stormy and very cold
The sun-bonnet for horses has been
weather the glass windows can remain
closed, or nearly closed. A small door, introduced In England mainly by the
Percy, a wine mer
that, can be closed at night, admits the
chant in Tower
heus to the scratching room from the
main or roosting room.
Feeding Turnips on the Land.
some years for his
So much is made of the turnip crop
own horses. Sun
by English sheep feeders that Amerf-
bonnets are com
•an farmers are inclined very natural
ly to Imitate their example. But we
French towns, no
have grown several turnip erops, until
we concluded that in this country In
where they can be
dian corn and other grains with wheat
had for fourpence
bran afforded much cheaper nutrition
each. It is three
both for sheep and cows than we could
years since .Mr.
get from any root crop. As for feeding
Percy began to use
turnips off in winter, it is not adapted
them for his o>vn
to our climate. Most of the turnips horses, and eighteen months ago he
grown here are kinds that grow above sent one to the Society for ihe Preven
ground, and the freezing destroys their tion of Cruelty to Animals, but it was
feeding value. English farmers grow onlj’ last summer that anything was
rutabaga turnips for sheep feeding, really done. The hats remind oue of a
which are so deeply rooted that the Welshwoman’s straw tower. There
sheep eat into them without pulling are two holes In the top for the ears of
khetn up. But they are large, heavy the horse to go through; in the «.one
sheep, and will feed where our Ameri- one may place a damp sponge. A rib
«aoi grade Merinos will not.
bon at the back attaches the hat to the
harness, and it is fixed to his bead by
Model Dairy Cow.
At the last Southampton show In ribbons tied to his neck. A bunco of
England Jersey cows made a notable ribbons at the top of the cone are not
display, both as to numbers and qual mciely ornamental, as you would
but are intended to keep away
ity One of the Rothschilds is a spe think,
cial breeder of these cattle at his coun
try place. Tring Park, Herts. Lord
Value of Good Brood Sows.
Rothschild's Jersey cow Gypsy Queen
Before beginning to feed the spring
II. took first prize at Southampton. pigs much corn It is well to select all
the long-bodied, thrifty young sows .and
keep them for breeders. We never
knew even in most depressed times,
when a breeding sow due to farrow in
the spring would not sell for much
more than her value for pork would
have been. What is more, the breeding
sows need and should consume very
little grain. Some wheat middlings,
with such refuse fruit and vegetables
as would be otherwise wasted, will on
any farm keep two or more brood sows
until they are ready to farrow. This 1»
especially true in localities that are
«YP'T qUKKX II.
largely devoted to growing vegetable»
Her picture Is here given. A dairy and fruits.
•<,w of that beefy build would have
been nowhere at a fair in the United
There is uo longer the demand for
States, but ideals differ. It was tuat
beefy build Itsell, added to her unus the heavyweight hogs which used to
ual size, that helped Gypsy Qneen II. prevail when lard was what the hog
get first prize. She is of a fawn color was mostly valued for. What Is most
and Is 5 years old. A description of wanted now are hogs that at seven or
the cow In the London Live Stock eight months old will average a pound
Journal praises her capacious udder. a day, or a trifle more, for each day of
To the American eye. however, her their lives. Such hogs as these are al
ways salable, and it is very rare that
adder Is the reverse of capacious.
they will not yield a profit to the grow
er. The best pigs for feeding nre usual
There are few farm crops that cost ly a cross of the fine-boned small breeds
so much to harvest and market them as on some large and rather coarse-built
Moot a '.urge crop of potatoes. It will be bows , the male always being the
aoite as expensive this year on account smaller. The result will be Jogs,
of the prevalence of rot with a not very which for feeding will be superior to
large crop. It is for this reason that either sire or dam.
many farmers delay their potato har
vest until late, so as to save extra hand
There are some points which are val
ling. It • ay sometimes pay to put po uable in horses of every description.
tato erops in outdoor pits. But on no The head should be proportionately
'account where rot prevai’.s should any large and well set on. the lower jaw
be kept In the cellar. The odor of rot bones should be sufficiently far apart
ting potatoes Is not only offensive, but to enable the head to form an angle
K la extremely unhealthful. Besides with the neck, which gives it free mo
thia the labor of taking potatoes up out tion and a graceful carriage and pre
of the cellar is much greater than tak vents it liearing too heavily on the
ing them from a pit. which despite Its hand. The eye should be large, a little
name Is always built level with the sur prominent, and the eyelid fine and
face of the ground.
thin. The ear should be small and
erect and quick In motion. The lop
The action of the frost Is very bene ear Indicates dullness and stubborn
ficial to the farmer, for the hard clods ness; when too far back there Is a dis
tee broken to pieces by the expansion position to mischief.
Paper Underwear Tested.
During the war between Japan and
China the Chinese soldiers wore un-
derclohting made of paper. Experi
ments made with these goods in the
Prussian army proved unsatisfactory, as
they were found to last only two or
ADVICE TO WOMEN.
You cannot have nerve trouble and
keep your health, In ninety-nine
cases out of a hundred the womb, the
ovaries and the blad
der are affected. They
are not vital organs,
hence they give out
j ¡Compound, by
the nerves and
restoring woman's or
ganism to its natural
state, relieves all
uterine symptoms. In
confirmation of this we, by permission,
refer to the following women, all of
whom speak from experience : Miss
C elia V an U oi '. n , 1912 Sharswood St.,
Philadelphia, Pa.; Miss G race C ol
lord , 1434 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati,
O.; M rs . N ewell , 50 Ryerson St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.; M rs . I sabel O berg ,
220 Chestnut St., Woburn, Mass.; M rs .
A. II. C ole , New Rochelle, N. Y., and
Women suffering from any form of fe
male weakness are invited to promptly
communicate with Mrs. Pinkham at
You can talk freely to a woman when
it is revolting to relate your private
1113 to a man
A Cart Load of Gold
“If you dumped a
cart-load of gold at my
fet t it would not bring
such joy and gladness
into my life.’’ Sowrites
a prominent man after
using the method of
seif-treatment that has
restored so many mtn
who had been wrecked
by excesses, over-work
or evil habits of youth.
A little book that
makes it all plain may be had without charge
THE ER|E ME0|CAL co (
65 Niagara St., Buffalo, N. Y.
No C. O. D. scheme ; no patent medicines—
Just the book under plain letter seal.
- I»YS ' K»’TI< TIBI
will eure you of Dys
pepsia. iiidig-st <>n,
and *tomnch troub.es
or ail k nds. Price. >1. On receipt of same we
will deliver it at your nearts expresaoffice free
....FRANK NAU ...
Portland Hotel Pharmacy,
bixth and Morrilton street.
PO T AM“*. OR.
BiSE BALL GOODS
VA e carry the rn«Mt complete line of Gymnastum
and A tbietic iiOtxis on tne Goa-vL
SUITS Av>»tUN«P0’M> MAOE TO ORDER,
bend fur Our A thi«tic < aiaiogue.
WILL & FINCK CO..
• II »o Mark.» SU. »aa Eraa.l.aa. Cal.
Important Recent Discovery.
The Smithsonian Institution lias re
ceived a collection which is < f import
The sooner you begin to
ance to the archaeologist. It is known I
as the Seton-Karr contribution, having ! use Schilling's Best tea and
been discovered by this Englishman in
The first training school for teachers Somaliland, on the eastern coast of Af- baking powder, the better your
' rica. The implements were purchased
was organized In Prussia In 1735.
from the discoverer by the Smithsonian opportunity to get some of
Red hair can be dyed brown, but 1 Institution. There »re about 50 pieces that $3000 00.
cannot be given a golden tint.
in the collection, made of flint, of qur-
And the more you will en
A New York insurance company is tide, and ranging in size from an inch or
getting a good deal of lucrative busi no in length to half a foot, some joy your cake and eating.
ness in China.
weighing several pounds. The objects
A Schilling & Company
Kid gloves, with hand-painted flow are sup|s>se<l to he spear heads, battle
ers on the back, are the latest fad on axes and wedges, truncheons, blud
geons or whatever they may be termed.
A Confederate Holl of Honor.
The discoverer had this to say on the
Dried fish was formerly and is still
effort is being made to compile
subject of his find and the locality
to some extent a medium of exchange
"a roll of honor’’ for the Confederate
where the objects were unearthed:
“Certain landmarks as to the four Museum, in Richmond, Va , of all the
The people of this country consume. rivers mentioned in Genesis Itwl me soldiers and sailors who served the Con
It is said, 20,000,000 bottles of pickles think that the Garden of Eden, if it federate cause, with a verified report of
ever existed, may have been here, and the various commands to which they
The barrel-organ of the streets was that these very tools had been made were attached during the four years of
unknown until the early part of the and used by Adilin and bis numerous tiie war. Survivors and friends of those
, descendants. At any rate, my discov living or dead are appealed to to make
up the record.
In India the native barber will shave eries in Egypt and Somaliland lead me
a person while asleep without waking
A floral curiosity is on exhibition in
or the place where he was gradually
him, so light is his touch.
Temple Gardens, London. It is a
evolved, must have been in Africa, or
In the palace of the Emperor William at least, in a tropical land, where $5,000 orchid from Venezuela. It has
In Berlin 500 housemaids and 1,800 liv clothes were unnecessary and food plen a white flower which in shape resem
bles a sea-gull witli outspread wings.
eried footmen find employment.
tiful to hand. ’’
At the end of each hair of a cat’s
Cardinal Richelieu hated children
whiskers Is a bulb of nerve fibre which
and loved cats; when he died his favor
makes it a very delicate "feeler.”
Yes. wake up to the danger which threaten» ite Angora ¡>et refused to eat and soon
Some old leases of buildings In Bos you it your kidneys and bladder are inactive or perished.
weak. Don’t you know ih»\t if you îail io impel
ton, still In force, stipulate that the them to action, Brights disease or diabetes
awaits you? Use Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters
Handel, the coi-poser, used, when
rent shall be pnid In Iron or grain.
without delay. It has a most beneficial effect traveling, to order dinner for three, or
A peach thirteen and three-fourths
if hungry, for five, in either London or
Inches in circumference was raised in bowels, liver, stomach and nervous system.
McMinn County, Tenn., this season.
One of the visitors to the Tennessee
In popular estimation the hair In Centennial was a Rutherford county
England In the sixteenth century was man, 84 years old, who, until his trip
to the Nashville exposition, had never
considered little better than vermin.
Cheese ls*lield In abomination by the been on a railroad train.
Chinese, who call it “milk-cake,” and
AN OPEN LETTER TO MOTHERS.
consider It In the light of “rotten milk.” We are asserting in the courts our right to the
use of the word “ LASTOKIA,” and
The share of land failing to each exclusive
“ PITCHER'S CASTOR 1 A," as our Trade Mark.
The cause of
Inhabitant of the globe if it were all I, Dr. Samuel Pitcher, of Ilyannis, Massachusetts,
equally divided would be about 23% was the originator of “ PITCHER’S CAS TORIA,”
all disease is the
the same that has borne and does now bear the
waste of energy
In every mile of railway there is £ac simile signature of CHAS. H. FLETCHER on
-the organs of
seven feet and four inches not covered every wrapper. This is the original” PITCHER’S
CASTOR IA ” which has been used in the homes
by the rails—the space left for expan of
the body have
the mothers of America for over thirty years.
Look Carefully at the wranper and see that it is
not sufficient vi
In Poland cucumbers are usually eat the kind you have always bought, and has the
tality to keep up
en with honey. On the Continent they signature of CHAS. H. FLETCHER on the
their natural ac
• re cooked and dressed In a variety of wrapper. No one has authority from me to use
my name except The Centaur Company of which
tion. They re
Chas. H. Fletcher is President.
The number of pupils In the schools
March 8, 1897.
SAMUEL PITCHER, M.D.
of the United States last year was 16,-
The relatives of Joe Sullivan, who
tricity gives i t
415,197, an increase of nearly 5,000,000
died in Oakland, Cal., and was seven
through the prop-
There is little doubt that the making feet eight inolies in height, have put a
guard ov ir his grave, fearing that a
of wills originated with the Egyptians, showman will steal his body.
DR. SANDEN'S ELECTRIC BELT
and that the custom did not prevail In
• loo REWARD, B1OO.
Europe until ages after.
This belt fills tWnerves with electrical energy
which quickly goes to the assistance ot thn
Grasshoppers attain their greatest
The readers of this paper will be pleased to weaker Junctions, renews the life in them, and
•Ize in South America, where they grow learn that there is at least one dreaded disease they are enabled to throw off disease. It is a
science has been able to cure in all its stages simple cure and never tails. Dr, \. T. Sanden,
to a length of five inches and their that
and that is catarrh. Hall’s Catarrh Cure is the famous as a physician and a nd« nt of science
wings spread out ten inches.
only positive cure now known to the medical and medicine for thirt years, has published a
fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional dis book. “Three Cisses of Men.” upon the cause
The town of Marblehead, In Massa ease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall’s of weakness und^lisrase ana its cure by elec-
Cure is taken internally, acting directly tricitv. It is worth >l,ou0 to any man, and is
chusetts, gained Its name because the Catarrh
upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the svs- sent free, close)v ie tied, to any addremi or can
white quartz, which is so plentiful on tei.*, thereby destroying the foundation of the be had at the office. Call or address
anil giving the patient strength by
the headlands, looks from a distance disease,
building up the constitution and assisting
SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT CO.
nature in doing its w ork. The proprietors have
so much faith in its curative powers, that they
All plants have periods of activity offer One Hundred Dollar- for any caw that it 253 Went AV hs I i Ingt<>n St., Portland» Or.
Please lnfiilioii tins Paper.
to cure. Send for list of testimonials,
and rest. Some are active in the day fails Address,
F. J. CHENEY, dtCo., Toledo, O.
time and sleep at night; others repose
Sold by druggists, 75c.
Hall’s Family Pills arc tiie best.
during the daylight hours and are
awake at night.
One of the most curious results of
Bulbs and Roses.
Massachusetts convicts nre getting the investigations made by doctors in
Fruit and Shade
fastidious. Not content with Boston the Russian jails is the statement that
baked beans for breakfast every day each group of criminals has its own Trees^ Spray PumpsBee Supplies
J* Fertilizers .* Catalog's Free o1 j* j»
they have just sent in n petition for peculiar color of the eye.
eustard pie every Sunday.
Piso’s Cure for Consumption has saved BUELL LAMBERSON, Portland.
Not every Catholic priest Is as poor me large doctor bills.—C. L. Baker, 4228 T)l I’TURK and PILES cured: no pay un
as the proverbial church mouse. Father Regent 8q., Philadelphhi, Pa., Dec. 8, ’95. it til cured: send for book. Bits. M ansfibld
A PoRTERFiBi.b, lib Market St., Hau Franciaca
T. J. Butler of Chicago, whu died at
Diamonds have been discovered, in x. e. X. u.
No. 44, ’•7.
Rome a few weeks ago, left personal
rare instances, in the meteoric stones I IT HEN writing to advertiser«, please
property valued at $70,000.
which have fallen to the earth.
YV mention thia paper.
The great basilica of St. Peter at
Rome, it is said, does not possess near
ly so good an orgnn ns many a one In an
American country church. There are
two small Instruments that c..n be
DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER
The Chinese Idea of charging diners-
This Handsome Cape represented by this ent, a combination ot
Electric Heal and Astrachan, with twelve tai Is, regularly »sold at
•ut in public restaurants Is, it seems,
<20, will be sold during this month for |15. Our slock 01 Alaska
to present six diners with a bill for two
Sea) (raw and manufactured) Furs, is now complete. The ladies
from all parts of the country are requested to send for prices
persons. It being reckoned that a din
and catalogues. Highest price paid for all kinds of raw furs.
ner for three costs no more than a din
ner for one.
CJILeading Fur Manufacturer,
• Olivet 11CIU,
The Irish bagpipe differs from the
Scotch in having only two drones In
stead of three, but the music Is very
much softer than that produced by the
Highland Instrument. It is a smaller
Kid gloves, though so called, are sel
dom made from real kids’ skins. Those
that are so manufactured are of won
derful softness, and are extremely ex
pensive. The reason for this Is that
the animals that will tie sacrificed for
the purpose are specially reared, and
•n a milk diet, even the very choicest
green food making the skin harsh.
Power tnat will save you money and £ I
Th- Latest S"a're Lie.
make you money. Hercules Engines Y; J
Once upon a time a gentleman resi
are the cheapest power known. Burn ♦< ►
dent of Utah saved a rattlesnake from
Gasoline or Distillate Oil; no smoke, £ I
death. It had been caught between two
fire, or dirt For pumping, running y;
»tones. The snake was grateful and a
or farm machinery, they have no ♦♦
beautiful friendship grew up between
equal. Automatic iu action, perfectly II
the reptile and his preserver. When
safe and reliable.
Mr. Blank had completed his time In
Utah he brought the rattlesnake back
Send fur illustrated catalog.
with him to New York and established
him in a spare room at the back of the
house. One night be heard a great
lone, and. rushing Into the snake’s
private apartment, found that the ani
mal had caught a burglar In the folds
Bay St., San Francisco, Cal.
of Its body and was rattling its tail out
Price, only $185.
of a window to call a policeman.
Is Life -
Buy Your Furs
Horse-Power or a btesin Engine.
The rule for ascertaining the horse
power of a »team engine Is as follows:
multiply the area of the piston In
■quare inches by the average force of
the steam In pound» and by the ve
locity of the piston In feet per minute;
divide the product by 33,000, and
seven-tenths of the quotient equal the
An unmarried Atchison woman who
Ilves alone keeps her front door opev
with • teootjack.
Get vour supplier of m at cut rate*.
iAirge stock and low prices.
Woodad-Clarte I Ct. Cental Cepct, Partland.
.. • Portland, Oregon . . •
A. P. A. mrt . cwo , ll . b .. Pria. J. A. WnK-n,Re«*v
THC BUSY WORLD OF BUSINESS
fivas prsfltabls •■ployawwl to hss<r«4s sf ser (rednstos, sM
vili to Unsassds awrs. S«a4 Iter ssr estotof m .
Lssra wbat sud tesw «« tosate. Vsrlly,
A BUSINCBe EDUCATION PATS