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town, Conn., by Prof. Haymond Dodge
MONEY IN ALFALFA CROPS.
L.OW TO CAMP OUT.
and studeuts of the university.
Nebraska Farmers Growing It with
The first series definitely established
Success on Lands Once Abandoned.
a new law of vision, almost revolution
WHY THE NEWELL BOYS TURNED ary in Its consequences. It was proven
Nebraska is likely to be knowu here-
after as the land of alfalfa. It has
that the eyes, when In motion, can dis
jnly been within the last half-dozen
tinguish nothing in any complex held
years that the farmers of the West
Tauubt by Their Over-Indulgent Mater
have found out what a gold mine al
order to see any object at rest, the eye
that Tlielr Slst-rs ehonl i Wait Upon
falfa is. The Eastern farmer has not
J must remain motionless looking at some
Them - .* ck of Ambition Brings Bad
made this discovery yet.
definite part of it for an appreciable
Buck to the Family.
I Eight or ten years ago the klea be
length of time. If the eyes move, they
came deep-rooted that every part of
see nothing for alaiut one-twentieth of
“But, land of love, Miss Percy, didn't a second. This explains the success of
Nebraska was capable of being redeem
they have the saute home and train lug? those sleight-of-hand tricks In which
ed from the range and made to blos
Didn't they have the same sweet moth rapid movements of the fingers are ab
som with the seductiveness of the rose.
! Two years of drought changed this uo-
er and upright, manly father? Weren’t solutely unseen, while the eyes follow
. lion and drove thousands Eastward
they surrounded hy the same good In the larger movements of the hand. It
again. Part of the thousands of acres
fluences? Didn't they have the same also explains the necessity of looking
l »f laud thus abandoned to the gopher
godly example? 1 don’t see why the at a relatively fixed point in boxlug,
and the coyote was immediately fenced
Newell boys all turned out such worth fencing, etc.
In by the ranchers and the cattlemen,
less fellows, while the girls grew into
While the new law will necessitate a
but the men who hung on and the men
noble women. There’s l.ucy, now—our relnvestlgatlon of many psychological
who put their trust in cattle s;«on
minister’s wife—cultivated, sweet-tem problems, it 1ms an especially obvious
found that where corn would not grow
pered and benevolent. Who ever saw bearing on the psychology of reading.
there was the land best suited to the
a lovelier lady than Allee? And Harriet Four years ago, in collaboration with
cultivation of a forage plant once de
is all that could be desired. I don’t un Prof. Benno Erdmann, then of the Uni
A writer in the American Boy gives pounds of sugar, four cans of con spised.
derstand it, Miss Percy; I declare I versity of Halle, Prussia, Prof. Dodge
i This was alfalfa. Year after year
don't. We all know Bob and Frank demonstrated that, contrary to the gen the following valuable hints on the
four cans of dams, four cans of baked since then has found hundreds of addi
Newell are Idle and worthless. How is eral Impression, the eyes do not move best methods of making a camp:
beans, three pounds of crackers.
tional acres planted to this forage, un
regularly over a page as we read, but
Select some site near lake, pond or
Pack these things in soap boxes til there are now In the valleys of the
“Stop a minute, Mrs. Harrison,” re
stream, if possible, where you can en upon which you have placed hinged Platte and the Republican aud even
sponded Miss Percy; "did they have the sweep along each line of print.
joy the threefold pleasure of Ashing. covers. Four boxes should hold all but here and there In the sandhills great
At that time evidence was made
same training? 1 know they were
Ixiating and swimming. A party of the tent and lieddlng, which you can farms of a quarter and a half section
brought up under the same roof, but
three or four gives better satisfaction, make into one bundle.
upon which no other chop than this is
they were brought up very differently, actually saw the words only during
In preparing your catnp. hang all the raised. With alfalfa as a starter and
an A tent, at least 7x7 feet, should
I assure you. Bob and Frank Newell these pauses. That evidence has re
l>e used. If you cannot procure a tent kitchen utensils upon nails driven into
were good enough to begin with, but cently been called In question hy emi you should not give up the trip in con a lurge tree near your Areplace. Nail corn as a finisher the best method of
fattening cattle for market has been
their doting mother has ruined them. nent authorities. The new experiments
sequence, for an Indian wigwam cov two boxes, like cupboards, upon an
Why, Mrs. Harrison, those boys used finally settle the question beyond all ered with bark and boughs may be sub- other tree near where you will eat your found by the stockman.
to come Into the house and throw their doubt, ami Justify the psychologically, i stltuted, or, better still, a "lean-to” cov- meals. In these place all the foods but Three crops a year, sometimes four,
caps and Jackets on the floor for their as well as pedagogically, Important con I ered with bark and boughs or sod, can the canned goods, which you can set on are raised. The average yield is from
two to two and a half tons to the acre
mother or sisters to pick up and put clusion that in reading the true unit of be built. A boulder or embankment Is top of the boxes.
at each cutting, and sometimes goes as
Keep your clothes In your tent or hut. high as six, while it commands a price
necessary for this.
“The mother, you know, was a weak, ter, but a more or less extended group
Make a frame for an awning and place ranging from $4 to $ti a ton. Besides
good-natured woman, who worshiped of letters.
your rubber blankets over IL Under
The second series was a quantitative veniently carry the tent poles, the ac this build your tables of old boards or this it can be raised each year with
her husband and sons, and was content
companying illustration will show you
certainty for an Indefinite term of
to slave and pick up for them, believing
how to do without them. Select a dry poles, together with seats. Stretch a years. It does not exhaust the soil,
It was all unselfish devotion. But the
place for the camp, on a slight knoll, If rope to hang and dry your clothes upon because It contains a very small pro
girls rebelled—poor tilings. No wonder! ing. This series Involved the invention | possible. In order that the rain may and air your b«»dding there every pleas portion of phosphates; in fact, experi
Then Mrs. Newell would say, ‘Why,
ant day. Also dig a trench around your ments have shown It to be an excellent
j flow eff readily.
Allee!’ or ‘Why, Lucy! I’m surprised movements of th«“ eye and the design I The following lists are for a party of tent to carry off the rain. Arrange to thing for the ground. It derives a great
at you. Won’t you do that much for ing of a considerable amount of uew four boys making a three weeks’ trip. fatsen your boat securely and you will deal of its moisture from the atmos
your dear brothers? I’m sure It's a mere apparatus, by the aid of which the first I If they do not have to hire the boat be pretty well settled.
phere, and in some way exerts a dis
trifle for them to ask of you.' And poor accurate measurements of the eye the trip should not cost them over two
You can make tent pins ns in flgure 1 integrating effect upon the alkalis of
Lucy or Alice would go back and wait
dollars each for the entire three weeks, (al, or cut them in the .woods as in flg the soil—the very qualities that make
on the boys, thinking they must be measurements not only show the counting what each one can take from ure 1 (b).
the corn yield scanty.
selfish things to grudge this constant length, number, and velocity of the his home. If a boat has to be hired
The most satisfactory lied is made by
It grows dense and scarcely nbove
this will make the expense of the trip covering the ground two f«»et deep with two feet In height. Fed green or cured
“When Harriet was a little thing Mr.
about three dollars each, or only one pine needles, and over this placing a to stock it is wonderfully nutritious. It
Newell died, leaving bls large fortune data for a study of the co-ordination of dollar per week each for a trip that will few light hemlock boughs. Cover this is cut when coming into bloom, while
to Ills wife. They were living in New
prove to be worth to each one an hun arrangement with your rubber blan It is succulent, and before the stems
York then, uml Lucy and Alice were reading.—Chicago Tribune.
dred times that amount.
kets at night. Make your bed upon this become weedy.
young Indies beginning to enjoy life In
Here are the lists; If you contemplate ami you will never be damp. If you
PICTURES THAT POINT.
a large city. Bob and Frank were not
camping, copy them carefully: Four prefer to sleep off the ground you can
THE LAZIEST CREATURES.
engaged In any business; they couldn't Trick of "Foreshortening” to Give quilts, two blankets, two rubber blan make a bed as in flgure 2, with small,
Moving Eff ct to Drawing*.
make money. It seemed, though they
Aquatic Fewl Are Found on
kets, two short-handled axes, plenty of springy poles, and cover these wltli
Shores of Western Lakes.
could spend fast enough.
“With the exception of making the rope, extra suit each of old clothes and boughs.
"First they tried manufacturing eyes of a portrait follow you 'round,' underclothes, plenty of Ashing tackle
Figure 3 shows what to use in lieu "During the recent trip through the
cloth. They rented a mill and hired a there Is no trick of the draughtsman and a very large box of worms, target, of a Btove, a piece of sheet iron 18x24 lower western section of the country,”
superintendent. Then they paid brief which so much Impresses the general rifle, camera, bnthing suits, frying pan, inches. For boiling and chowders said a young man who hail recently re
dally visits to their office from ten till public as violent foreshortening,” re two kettles, coffe«» pot, eight tin plates, make a rack or crane as in flgure 4. turned to New Orleans, "I believe I dis
two. The superintendent had entire marked the designer for a St. Louis four steel knives and forks, plenty of Have the cross rod (a) of Iron; gas pipe covered the laziest and most stupid
control of them and the business, and lithographing establishment now tak nails and spikes, six spoons, two large will do, as this will not burn off and form of life to be found anywhere cti
the globe. It was an aquatic fowl,
lie managed both to Ills own profit Ing a vacation without pay to a New spoons, two butcher knives, four pot drop your dinner into the Are.
When manufacturing failed, the lioys Orleans Times-Democrat man. "1 long hooks. Ave tin dippers—pint size—
A piece of strong wire, bent as In fig with a big, clumsy-looklng beak, In
tried one thing after another, until, wondered why, for, as a rule, the public toaster, sheet-iron for fireplace, Iron lire 5, makes a pot-hook, to be used in form something like the dodo, now ex
tinct. 1 have spent some time in
Anally, they determined to try farming. objects to anything which seems to vio rod for crane, soap, towels, rags for flgure 4.
“Their weak, fond mother, whose late common sense. 1 at last came to dishcloths, cuts, etc.; thread, safety
When four go camping the best watching this fowl, which is found in
faith In her hoys seemed to Increase the conclusion that the secret is the pins, needles, court plaster, ointment. method in regard to work is to pair off, some of the shallow lakes, ami the
with their Increasing helpli-ssness, sold same as that of the “pursuing eyes'— Jamaica ginger, Epsom salts. Ave that is, let two do all the work one day chief point of interest to me was the
her house in New York and came to namely, an apparent motion In the pic pounds cornmeal, four double loaves of and the other two do the same the next startling stupidity displayed. They call
them shags, I believe, out west. They
this remote village to live. Harriet was ture, which lends an uncanny mysterj bread, two pounds of coffee, one-half day, and so change about.
a child then to be educated. Lucy and to It. It Is, of course, not a conclusion pound of tea, four pies, four dozen
There are generally farmers living in generally squat on stumps or logs in
Alien were enjoying the pleasures and to Increase the self-satisfaction of the doughnuts, four dozen cookies, four the vicinity, of whom you will be able the lake and watch for the smaller flsii
advantages of New York; but they artist, who would like to see In the pub cans roast beef, peck potatoes, one-half to purchase milk, vegetables, and other that play around the surface of the
water. They are fairly clever in catch
were not to be considered for a mo lic Interest some special recognition of peck of onions, salt and pepper, Ave things you may need.
ing what they want, and they throw
ment. Education, pleasure and friend Ills abilities. The trick Is a favorite one
out their bills with considerable preci
ships must be broken ofT; expenses with battle painters, who always have
BLUFFED AND ESCAPED.
on the Aquidaban of actual starvation. sion when they dig for game, and they
must be cut down to the lowest penny one of the prominent figures taking
Then De Mello decided to end It all in never get to eat what they catch until
- all to help those precious spendthrift deadly alm at the spectator, and of late The Fixciting Experience of Admiral
a grand coup de theater, and one night they have fed at least on«» and maybe
de Mello of Brazil.
boys, who hud yet to make their first the advertisers have worked the racket
to a finish with foreshortened highway “1 see by the papers," said a New Or he started at full speed for the harbor more than one member of another kind
sacrifice for either mother or sisters.
mouth. Concealment was out of the
"They bought old Lemuel White's men pointing foreshortened revolvers leans coffee Importer, "that Custidlo de question, and the battleship made Its of water fowl. Whenever a shag be
gins to catch fish a long-legged water
farm, the best place for miles and
dash with lights blazing, flags flying
miles. But it was the old story; no foreshortening Indexes, and I see that i was arrested in Rio the other day for and band playing. I met the admiral hen will take a place immediately be
body about the place knew anything one of the weekly Illustrated paiiers conspiracy against the Brazilian gov afterward In Caracas, and he told me hind him. When the shag lands ti e
but themselves, nobody's advice would has Just worked the scheme Into Its ernment. No doubt the average reader they had no expectation whatever of flsii the water lien simply reaches over
they take, and everything about the cover. The trick, however. Is rather I passed the little cable dispatch by with getting through, but tlielr sheer audac and gets It. Without any show of re
sentment and without turning around
farm was expected to look after Itself. looked on askance by art committees out recalling the fact that De Mello ity so disconcerted th«» gunners at the
the shag will continue Its watch for
They bought all the patent reapers
forts that they failed to land a single fish and this is kept up until the water
and mowers advertised In the county
effective shot. As she passed the nar hen has finished Its meal, and then, if
pa|H*rs; but when the time came to use self the charge of fakery, A few years exploits of recent times. It is an Inter rows the Aquidaban let loose a double
no other enterprising member of the
them Bob wanted to go to a fair, ami ago a vicdent example of the foreshort esting story. In 18911 Admiral de Mello broadside and steamed triumphantly «ante tribe conies along, the shag Is per
Frank couldn't And the hay hook. When
out to sen. De Mello was In exIl«» for mitted to enjoy the product of its own
the neighboring farmers were planting prominent Northern exhibition of I 'navy,' which was undoubtedly the years, but he was Anally pardoned and sleepy efforts. I have, on one occa
corn It was discovered flint the new paintings. It was a woman, with ex queerest conglomeration in the world. returned to Rio. This Is the man who sion. seen one shag feed ns many as
patent corn drill mis out of order, or tended arm pointing directly at the ’ It consisted of half a dozen old scows has Just been arrested for a new con three water liens before eating a single
wouldn't work Everything about tin* spectator, and the title, ‘Conscience,' I and one tip-top. bang-up. Ant-class bat spiracy. ami I think you'll agree with fish. It is certnlnly a singular display
place went down, except the debts, was one to work upon the Imagination. tleship—the Aquidaban the equal at me that lie Is an Individual who is apt of stupidity, and after having watched
which rose hlglM'r and higher. Bob and | Well. the picture simply swept the ! the time of anything afloat. It was the to make things pretty liot when In» gets the performance a number of times I
Frank eursisl their luck and took to Cazlus and Homers, and Gabriel Maxes admiral's 'flagship.' and on«» flue day started. If I were President of Brazil am convinced that the shag is actually
drinking; the farm had to lie sold nt out of consideration, and was by long he astounded everybody by sailing into I'd put him In the bastile ami throw too dull to even know that the water
last, and poor Mrs. Newell woke up one odds the popular success of the ex Rio harbor and calmly sending word to away the key.”—New Orleans Times- lien stands behind him to steal the fish
hibit. One afternoon 1 was watching i President Pelxotto that he wanted Ills
morning to And herself homeless.
out of his mouth.”—New Orleans
crowd circling around, allowing It I resignation. When Pelxotto recovered Deni ocrat.
"Lucy and Allee went to New York
and found employment through former
"And now. doctor." said the patient,
friends of their father. For five years
The Way of Safety.
they supported their mother; then attention bv trying to ram Ills head lie declared the city under blockade. Rio as he prepared to depart with the Unless a cyclist is a "scorcher" there
Lucy married. and soon after Allee.
is no need, generally speaking, to make
Mrs Newell makes her home with him what on earth he was up to. when a large bay. with a very narrow en- have I to pay?”
any effort to avoid him. He will look
Allee, you know, and Harriet supports
out for the collisions.
herself. The boys, for whom every one
A lady was crossing the street when
ship any damage, but at the harbor
else was sacrlfleed. can barely earn a
she saw a bicycle rider coming toward
living, and are poor, shiftless creatures,
In a Sorry Plight.
The patient laid a sixpence on the her. She stopped. then dodged back
who will never rise.
A Maine family, whose woodpile has ensily blow her out of the water. 8o De
and. with a polite "Good morn ward. and as he had swerved In order
“I tell you. Mrs. Harrison. It was the b«*en mysteriously dwindling of nights,
!o pass behind her there was a «»oUislon.
difference In their training which made decided to till one or two tempting big staking everything ou the chance of ing.” was making for the door, when and both took a fall, but neither was
the Newell Isiys and girls differ. The sticks with gunpowder and see If thus
j much damaged.
"Stop! stop! what's this?”
girls are taught to be unselfish, they could stop these depredations. shell Rio on account of foreign Interfer
“It's all right, doctor," blandly re- I “If you hadn't wobbled, sir." she Mid,
thoughtful and considerate. The boys They earrletl out these plans and ence. and for thive solid months he cir
the patient. "You said you would angrily, as he asalste«! her to rise, "this
were trained to regard their slaters and watched for the shingles to rise on the
it even, and everyone knows that wouldn't have happened!”
mother as servants ami themselves as cottages where the suspends IIved. The
, “Neither would It have happened,
superior lielnga. to whose comfort er wind mate flrat. however, and upset the dash Into th«» city. He was enormously six Is oven and seven odd."
madam.” he replied. "If you hadn't
erytldng must tie subservient. Natu woodpile, and now tlie owners of the
wabbled, or If you had wabbled in a
rally they grew up thinking their ease wood can’t for the life of them tell
contrary direction from my wabble. It
of more Importance than the rights of which sticks are loaded. In the mean
was our concurrent and synchronous
as desi>erate as can be readily Imag- don Tit-Bit«.
other people. Their mother ruined time every time a stick of wood la put
wabbling, so to speak, that caused it."
Bound to Be Heard.
In th«» stove th«» whole crowd bolts for
Then the cyclist, a «»ollege professor,
Jester— I understand that our pastor doffed hla cap. mounted his wheel, and
"Well." said Mrs. Harrison, rising the door.
supplies; all hands, Including De Mello Is going to preach through a mega
slowly. "1 shall make my Jack hang up
himself, were reduc«»d to walking skel
hla cap and Jacket when I go borne.”—
"Amateur Is from the French aimer, etons. and meanwhile the batteries at phone hereafter.
Insurance anil Hair Dye.
Jltnsou—Why Is that?
to love, is It uotY'
th«» harbor mouth hail lM»eii pow«*rfully
Hair dye Is considered so detrimental
Jester—Why. the sleeping members
"I believe It la."
re-enforced. In thia plight Pelxotto
to long life that a continental asaurance
WHEN THE EYE DOES NOT SEE.
•'rhe Idea living, doubtless, that ama auppoM»«l he would be only too glad to of the congr«»gatlon snore so loudly that company refuses to Insure the llv«»s of
teurs don’t positively hate «»aeh other, surrender. an«l sent a demand to that
New L1W of Vision lilecovsred that Ac-
persons using IL
ns professionals do."— lh»trolt Journal. effect. 'You are bottl«»«l up.' he said In nal.
coante for Certain Optical I- ffecta.
substance; 'you can't get out, and you
Cents and Nickels in Demand.
Two series of Investigations of far-
No matter how poor a musician a girl
“Ab. Miss Clarindl! may I dream that
Ae«»ordlng to United States Treasurer
reaching Importance to physiological la. she la a much better one thau her can't make a landing. It's a case of
surrender or starve.' De Mello sent you will return my love?”
Roberts, cents and nickels are now be
optics have been completed during the nelghlsirs think.
t>aek word that they would starve. In
"You maqr. but it won't come truer— ing ust»«l to a much greater extent than
past year In the psychological labors
I the next couple of weeks men did die Life.
Very few liars are good liars.
lory of Wesleyan University at Middle
RUINED DY MOTHER.
PHILIP C. SHAFFER.
New Imperial Potentate of the MA>tle
Philip C. Shaffer, the new imperial
potentate of the Nobles of the Mystic
Shrine, is a native of Philadelphia,
aud one of the
knowu men In
city. He has
for more than one-
half of his life has
been a Mason. Up
wards of seventeen
years ago he Joined
the Shriners, and
for twelve years he
officiated in the
post of Oriental
Guide of Lu Lu
temple in Philadelphia. For three
years he was the potentate of the teui-
pie, and he was elected to the office of
tlie deputy imperial potentate at the
last meeting of the Shriners. Mr. Shaf
fer, as may lie imagined, is one of the
most enthusiastic of the Shriners in the
country. He is devoted to spirit and
purpose of this order, ami few men
have more mystic friends than he has
in his home city and throughout the
country. It was believe«! from the be
ginning that he would tie promote«!
from the secoml hlgh«»st to the highest
office in the order. Mr. Shaffer Is promi
nent in the furniture trade of the city
BENJAMIN F. KEITH.
A Manager of Theatricxls ot World-
Benjamin F. Keith, who. It is said,
will build one of the most magnificent
theaters In the world at State and Mad
ison streets, Chica
go, began his career
as a theatrical man
ager In Boston nine
teen years ago. At
that time the vaude
ville, or "variety”
theater, as It was
then called, was se
socially, so much so
that ladies or chil
BEN J. KHTH.
dren never attended
a "variety show” an«! men went sub
rosa. Mr, Keith started out to elevate
the variety stage and it Is to his efforts,
or at least to his Initiative, that the
great reform in vaudeville has been
due. Mr. Keith now owns theaters lu
Providence. New York, Philadelphia
and Boston. His playhouse in the last
named city is oue of the sights of the
town. Like many successful managers
he is a native of New England. Reared
on a farm in Massachusetts, he early
drifted away from the prosaic life of
the country Into the traveling "show
business.” It Is said that lie is now a
factor in the theatrical Industries of
forty American cities.
AN EXILED QUEcN.
A Madagascan Representative to Visit
According to a cable dispatch. Queen
Ranavalona of Madagascar, who was
exiled from her country by the French
four years ago. and taken to Algeria,
is to b«> granted her long expressed wish
been happier In
Algeria thau she
was in Madagas
car, where she was
a virtual prisoner
Since her exile she
has been living in
a tine villa pro
ment, which also has allowed her $5,000
a year anil a staff of servants. At the
Island palace her principal amusement
was flying paper kites from her palace
window. The dusky queen has not lost
her taste for chewing tobacco, cigar
ettes, aud Jewelry, and continues to
have her gowns made by Worth, the
fashionable Paris tailor. Her jewelry
is nald to be worth $2,000,000. Queen
Ranavalona was taken from Madagas
car at 2 o’clock one February morning
In 1897, after six hours' notice to get
ready. She and her two uncles had
been detected In a plot to overthrow the
French, who have been in Madagascar
for two centuries. The men were exe
cuted. while the queen was deported to
Bourbon Island, and later to Algeria.
Odd Names Tor Edibles
In London, a sheep's head stewed
with onions is called a “Field lane
duck." Potatoes are “Irish apricots”
and "Munster plutns,” A herring is
called in different localities of England
a “Digby chicken,” a "Norfolk capon."
a "Dunbar wether,” or a “Gourock
ham.” In France it is customary to
call a herring a “poulet de careme”
(Lenten fowl). In our own country In
New England, codfish Is frequently
known as “Cape Cod turkey,”
To Abolish African Slavery.
An organization has been Incorpo
rated under the laws of New York
whose purpose it is to abolish slavery
In Africa. This evil, so long th«» curse
of the American Republic, still flour
ishes In remote quarters of the globe.
The new organization will do what It
can to hasten the day when there shall
be no spot on earth where this evil can
secure a foothold. It numbers among
Its membership well-knowu philanthro
A Misleading Countenance.
"Physiognomy doesn't amount to a
hill of beans.”
“What do you meanZ’
“I started out to console that discon*
tented-looking tnan; and be told me he
was perfectly contented."—Detroit