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Fall Sowing af Grant.
Fanners bould not forget to sow grasses lho
latter part of Summer or early Ju the Fall. "Wo
sneak of it now that plans may be made in time,
and preparations completed when the season ar
rives fur patting the seed in the ground. August
and September aro the best months for the pur
pose, and all such forage plants as timothy, blue
crass, orchard grass, clover, and, indeed, ali the
perennials, do better when sown tlie.n than at
any other period of tho year. They get a good
growth before frost, and may be cut next Spring ;
but if sown in the Spring, a whole year must
elapse before they can be cut Besides, Fall
town grasses are so advanced and well rooted by
the succeeding hot season that they will stand it
better than if they had been sown only a few
" Timothy should be sown on the richest or bot
tom land that is dry enough for wheat, in quan
tities of twelve pounds to the acre. Cut when
in full blossom.
Herd grass is suited to land which is wet. It
will grow almost in running water, and yields a
better return on thin laud than any other culti
vated grass, but, of course, the richer lands will
produce better yields. Herd grass and timothy
make an excellent mixture, being ready to cnt
at the same time, and better than either grass
alone; If sown alone, a peck of seed to the acre
is tho right quantity. Mixed with timothy, the
quantities are about a peck of timothy to four
quarts of herd grass.
Iilne grass requires very rich soil; make it rich
If not already so. Mix as follows j One bushel
each of orchard, meadow, oats and wild rye ;
four quarts each of bine grass, red and white
clover. The bine grass and white clover will fi
nally take possession of the ground, but in the
meantime the others will have fully recompens
ed all labor and expense. Theso grasses are
chiefly valuable for Winter pasturage.
Lucerne (or Alfalfa) should be sown at the rate
of ten pounds to tho acre, in ground perfectly
free from weeds. To insure- this the ground
should have been cnltivated in some crop which
has required- clean culture. Sow broadcast if
there are no weeds or danger of getting ahead of
the Lucerne; otherwise, sow in drills about
twelve inches apart, and cultivate with a coulter
or -very narrow- scooter plow. Do not cover the
seed very deeply; no covering at all Is necessary
if sown jart before or during a rain.
Several of our correspondents have inquired of
us as to the picking and enring of sumac. We
give the following directions from tho Shoe and
leather istporter :
"The season for picking sumac commences on
the first of July and ends on the last of Sentem-
ber, or with the first frost, for this turns the leaf
zta, anu men it is worthless, ibe stems, except
the leaf stems, have no strength, and should not
be gathered. They are full of pith, and if ground,
they only absorb the strength of the leaf, and
depreciate tho value of the article. Sumac should
be gathered in this way, viz : Break eff the parts
of the bush containing tho leaves, but do not
gather the blossoms or berries. Some sumac
gatherers allow the leaves to wilt a few hoars in
the sun, while ethers convey them immediately
into the ehado or nnder cover. Cure, it under
shelter to preserve its color and strength ; when
it is dry put it in bulk, and when dry and windy
days set in, spread it out in beds as yon would
wheat or oats, on a clean, plank floor. Then
thresh it with a flail, when tho leaves and stems
will break up fineapd, rake out the large stems
and throw them away. In drying, beforo the
threshing, it should be frequently thrown over
with a pitchfork to let the air get to every part
of it. Remember too, to take out all the sticks,
stems and berries. The strength is in tho leaf
.and leaf stem. The grinders of sumac are oblig
'ed to have ample storage room, as they purchase
their snpply for a year's grinding in the mouths
of July, August and September. Care must be
taken to have it thoroughly dry before packing,
to avoid ppou'aneous combustion. Oood ventila
tion should always be secured after it is packed."
The Sand Boil-The Genuine Article Troub
ling the Arkansas Vnller.
Horcnissos, Kas., Sept. 4, 1875.
Editor Champion : Some weeks since I became
interested in a communication to yonr paper on
"Sand Burs." Tho reason why I noticed it par-
tttnlarlv in tlififc T fmira fin nfitn-nJ r 1...,
on account of the progress that theso "burs" re
making in the Arkansas Valley. I find, though,
that your correspondents bave not been, talking
about sand burs. The Troy CAfedessiibes.tbe.zq
The weed you mean we do not haq, "X enclose
you a stalk of the sand tmrs we. ipvo here. It
seems to ir.crcaso M tho land, is cultivated, and
it is coming up on the prafrie, in the rear yards,
besido tho )-aths, and gseiywnero. It seems to
bo most at homo on, the sandiest lands. In fact,
I first noticed it in these places. Bnt thoy do
not mind the difference if thoy get bold in tho
stiff, black stHr. 'I notice many corn-fields cov
ered with thorn, that were left pretty clean. Thoy
crow and mature after the wheat and oats nre
harvested. They will grow up five or six times
in a Summer. The burs are found in all their
ugliness as soon as the plant gets a start of a
few inches. I show you this by the smaller
I should be glad if any of your readers could
tell us of any way to destroy this weed.
V. E. HcTcnrxsojJj
Never let tomatoes lie on the grcand. if. possi
ble, as they bear more abundantly, last longer,
and are better flavored when bushed or trellised.
Fluid glue may be prepared! by dissolving one
ponnd of good glue in one pint of hot water, to
which are added threo.ounccs of nitric acid ; af
ter the evolution of nitrous vapors has ceased,
the liquid ts copied, when it is fit for use.
Put clean water near tho hives where tho bees
can find it, especially during dry weather. By
so doing your neighbors will not bo annoyed by
having them about their pumps and wells. Some
times a half dozen bees will bo found in a pan of
water jnst pnmpcd from the well. The bees
were in tbe nose of the pump, getting -water.
When a cow's bag becomes swelled, a simple
and generally effectual remedy is found in apply
ing fresh lard, which shonld be thoroughly and
repeatedly rubbed in. Some peoplo use beef
brine instead of lard, with good results. Plenty
of rubbing without any application will often
cflect a euro. The calf should bo allowed to suck
until a cure is effected, and if a portion of the
milk is drawn from the cow beforo ho is given
his rations, so he will be obliged to do a good deal
of stripping, he will help reduce the swelling.
B. F. Phillips, of Colebrook, Ashtabula county,
Ohio, recommends copperas and linio as a safe,
snro, and cheap destroyer of the Colorado potato
Pnt Vp Prairie Hay.
The unprecedented rainfall during tbe months
of June and July, says the Iiural II orld, has re
sulted in incalculable damage to tho hay crop iu
this latitude. The result will bo that, unless tho
prairie grasses aro nut nn in lanre Quantities.
there will bo a great deficiency in the amount of
nay, sucn as nas never neretotoro existed. ve
therefore advise our readers who can do so, to
make arrangements to put up all tho hay they
can, as there ia likely to be a brisk demand for
it at remunerative prices. The same care should
be taken to cure it as timothy or auy of tho tamo
rrrasses. It should be allowed to cure mainlv in
tbe cock, so that it will havo that bright green
color so essential in market. Let tbeto- be no
deception when the hay is baled. If the hay is
properly cured there wdl be no occasion for bal
ing aTvorthless lot of hay with the good hay. In
putting it np in ricks see that it is well done
that the central portion of the rick or stack is
well trodden, so as to be compact, always keep
ing the centre somewhat the highest, so that
when the stack settles the water will run off in
stead of into it, as is too often the case. A little
care taken to rake down tho sides of tho stack,
80 that tho water will readily run off, will pay.
After the hay is put in the stack, fire-guards
should be put around it in'the customary way to
protect it from the prairie fires.
Oat-Hat. A correspondent of the JoirmaJ of
Coanerte writes: "Might I suggest, in view of
tho recent destruction to oat crops, that it might
he profitable in snch seasons as we have had, to
cnt tho oats before they aro ripe, and cure them
as 'oat-hay t' This was done in Australia in 18ftl
aa an experiment, and has been continued since.
The oat-nay has been fonnd to be a most nutri
tious aliment for horses, and meets readily with
a large sale in India, where people occupy them
selves a great deal about horses. Of course, if
the oats can be harvested ripe, it would be bet
ter to do bo, bnt if too much rain comes before
they are ripe, the loss might bo diminished by
their conversion into oat-nay."
Pear trees, says tho rractical Farmer, shonld
be watched carefully at this time for the appear
ance of blight. Without asserting that amputa
tion of the limb is a remedy or preventive, we
can safely say that, as it must be done some time,
the sooner done on appearance of the disease the
better. We have practiced ontting the branch a
foot or more below any visible sign of disease,
and in Bomo cases have entirely checked its pro
gress. Th.fmltnf old trees is usually better flavored
than that from young trees.
Wxt gw tit the lung.
SAM, P. CABY.
Tm a Temperance man mwlC
Sy Sua. F. Cary ).
"Firm as granite, flint, or delf j
From the Pledge' 1 never vary;
Bat itjou would In, . drink,
I am not the least contrary i
There' the Bottle, and rd irinr.-"
Saya Sah. F.Cabt!
"I'm a strong Hani Money Man,"
, (Says Sam. F. Cary):
" Go for Gold the real "Hani Pan i"
.Paper's ninny, light, and airy:
Bnt "Hard Time' the fanners cry.
At 'Resumption' some are scary;
oo 'Inflation' now preach It"
Say Sail. F.Caet!
"Once I waa a stout Repot).'"
(Say Sam. F. Cary):
"But for offlee there's the rub!
They, of me. were far too chary;
So I'm now a Democrat:"
Bat the People, grown too wary.
Swear Ujjt you're not erea thai,
He' this and that, and 'totlier and which,
Aa circumstance vary :
And If ever a man had the office Itch,
That man is General Cary.
Scratching for ernniba, he goes and cornea,
A hungry politician;
III aim ha always been the aanie.
To better Sam's condition.
Tia true, he had qneer work to do.
But Samnel doesn't mind it;
Each party hedge, that ne'e crawled tbrough,
lias left a acar behind it.
Bring on your steed In this to-horse act.
Tho' wild they be, and frisky;
And I wish you to note, for the sake of a rote.
Hell straddle both water and whiskey.
Breaking it Gently.
"Yes, I remember that auecdote," the Sunday
school Snperintendeut safd,itb the old pntliiu
in his voice and the old sad look in his eyes. "It
was about a simple creature named Higgins, that
used to haul rock (or old Maltby. When the la
mented Judge Bagley tripped aud fell down the
Court-house stairs aud broke his neck, it was a
great question how to break the news to poor
Mrs. Bagley. Bnt finally the body was pnt into
Higgins' wagon, and he was instructed to take it
to iirs. B., but to be very' guarded and discreet
in his language, and not break the news to her
at onto, but to do i t gradually and gently. When
Higgins got there with his sad freight, be shout
ed till Mrs. Bagley camo to tho door. Then ho
"Does the widder Baglev liro horof"
"'Tho tridotr Bagley I A'a, sirtT
'"I'll bet she does. But bare- it yonr own way.
Well, does Judge Bagley live here I'
'"Yes. Judfra Rnn-lwr livpa liprA
'"les, Judge Bagley lives here.'
"U'UbetbedonX Bnt never mind it
for me to contradict. Is tho Jndce iu !'
'"o, not at present.'
'"I Jest snected as much. Because, you know
take hold, o' sutbin', mum. for I'm a-roimr to
. T.,,r, ""uuuuiuiura, anu x recicon niay-
I be till fur vnn Annin. Tlmrn'u l.u. :., .
mum. I've got the old Judge cnrled np out here
in the wagon and when you see him you'll ac
knowledge, yourself, that an inquest is abont the
onlytniug that could be a comfort to him!"
Some smart young mail the other night,
thought it would be cunuiug to dress up as a
ghost aud frighten a simple Dutchman, who usu
ally returns from the city at a late hour iu the
evening, so he donned tho traditional white sheet
and laid in wait. He didn't have to lay in wait
long before the Dutchman appeared, and the
gbost appeared to tho Dutchmau.
Did the simple Dutchman exclaim, "Mine-Gott
in biramell. vot isb dose!" No. Im iVuitt u..
Just got out of his wagonj aud gavo that ghost
"Ma no iiucrwams ucscnoeu as. te tamtest
licking vot n chost never cott, alUvile, too soon
The Dutchman chuckles o ve M tbusly :
"Don't bchare vorth a tare, ain't itf Rudder
time, ven a chost van ts to. wrap himself all round
a vito sheet a'retty, wiji get dcr middle of der
tifel, I ynst shnmp,iy vagon out of me, like sUoff
el out of a eUoiuu! lick him of bo vosh a whole
knaveyardt.. aJosq. is do gind upb. man I be.
Don't sclwe vorth a ceut."
DixxEK A. Layis' Annirxn T-nnsr 1T
,lauk specimen, and if his legs conld have been
'plaited for a handle, tho rest of him would have
made a close resemblance to a big putty-knife.
Ho shuffled np to tho conutcr and met the jovial
"Do you keep this hotel, GinoftaJP he asked.
"Yes, sir, I do," was tho poll to reply.
" Well, you've got a thundering big lot of
bouse here, hain't yon I"
"A tolerable amount," said the Colonel.
"And a power o' dinner layiu around loose,
"Well, quito enough'
" Just so, General, and: yon don't mind givin'
a poor devil just in from Kansas aud tho grass
'oppcrs a bit, do-yer- I bain't got a cent nor had
a squarmealibrfo' months, and I'll swar to it on
a stack of Iajmigrat tickets as high as your steep
les!" Ho gob a "sqnor meal."
Difebrekce Between Baptists akd Metho
dists. In the course a doctrinal sermon nreach-
,edby asable brother before the Colored Baptist
aoqwuiiuuiu uu lust oauuiuu, luu icvcreuu gCUUe-
man drew a contrast between the Baptist and
Methodist Churches, denominating the former
the cash system and the latter tho credit system
of religion, and in illustration of his position re
lated tho following : "Some years ago a man 'fess
ed 'ligion, and 'plied to jine de Baptist Church
Ho gin in his 'sperience, and was 'jected. So he
went right straight and jined do Mefodis.' Some
timo after dat a brndder Baptis' axed him, 'How
dist' Wo wouldn't bab yon, and de Mefodis' dun
tuk you.' ' Oh,' said he, yon old Baptis' want to
make me pay de cash down, and, yon see, de Mef
odis' gin me six moths crcdick.'" Crreatooro
A Mutual Mistjxderskaxdixg. Two colored
citizens Saturday had a little trouble on the
post offico corner.
"Sir, I stigmatize you as a falseuoodfier!" ex
claimed tho first.
"And yon, sir, aro a cantering bipelcrite" re
plied tho second.
"Ah! talk away!" growled tbe first, "but my
character is above disproach."
"And your inilnence don't detatb from my rep
utation one Iowa!" growled the other.
And thus they parted. Detroit Free Prete.
She had been fishing &r trout very long and
patiently without causing any, when her hus
band espied her, and asked her what sort of flies
she used. "Oh," sbo answered, "some nice ones
that I bought in Faris. on purpose.!'' "But," ex
claimed the husband, nullinir out tbe line and
looking at the flies ' but these flics will never
catch trout! Who over heard of anybody fishing
for trout wits flies of this color t" "Why," re
plied thewife, "they are all right, they match
my drees, you seof" And so, it seems, they did.
yortray: Letter to Hartford Timet.
A YOUNG merchant called on a lady a few
evenings since, and was shown into tho parlor.
The lamps were unlit, and Jnstrbefbro the lady's
appearance ne removcu a largo quia 01 tobacco
from bis month and threw it ont of the window,
as ho supposed. Tho lady appeared with a lamp,
and the most prominent object iu the room was
a very embarrassed young man gazing at a big
chunk of tobacco pinning the lace enrtain to the
unopeii window. Monmouth Atlat.
A meek looking stranger was sitting on the
station platform reading a newspaper, last even
ing, when he suddenly let it fall from his hands
and burst into tears. " What is your grief, my
dear sir I" hastily asked an astonished aud sym
pathetic bystander. The affected man looked up,
with eyes streaming: "Stranger," he gasped, "do
yon know that there hain't a single ex-President
aiive. anu agam lie bowed His neaa anu wept.
Aiken has a colored debating society. Tho
following are the latest questions discussed:
"Which is the most Wueficlalbt, tbe horse or the
cow f and " which is the most useful to the whi to
man, the negro or tho North American Indian i"
After long and animated dobate, the umpires de
cided in favor of tho negro and the cow. Charles
STJtrATmr ix Docsosncs. There is a colored
disciple of iEscalapius in tho city. Some one
asked him'how he was getting along in his pro
fession. "Well, sir," be replied, "I've got sieh
a bad case that I had to call in Dr. Black with
me; and he cognized me in, my sympathy of tbe
dognostics of the case."
A Missoukias who attended prayer-meetinc
with bis daughter felt compelled to rise up and
remark: "I want to be good and go to heaven,
but if those fellers don't stop winking at Mary
there will bo a good deal of prancing around here
tho fust thing they know'"
The papers are always saying smart things,
one of them has jnst said this: "No young lady
who values her happiness will marry a widower
until at least his first wife is dead."
I ExGLlsn spelling match. Teacher: "Saloon."
I Scholar: "Hesshay hcl hoho hen-saloon.
teM M fitoros.
A clergyman comes in to see me a dozen times
a year about this biliousness. Bilousuess is a
common maladay. I know a great many people
who are bilious. They have no dyspepsia; they
never had a symptom of dtspepxiain their lives;
they are only ii(io.
Now this word bilionsue.su is a sort of respect
able cover for piggishucss. People are not bil
ious who eat what they shonld.
Beader, are you bilioust (Gather a bard ques
tion after the above hard wonl.) Let me pre
scribe for you. If you follow my prescription
and don't get well, write me, and in the next
editiou I mil announce my error.
First, on getting up and going to bed dnuV
plenty of cold wter.
Eat for break iht, until the bilious attack pas
es, a little stale bread, say oue slice, and a piece
as largo a your band of boiled lean beef or mut
ton. If I lie weatbr.- is warm, take instead a lit
tle cracked wheat or oat meal porridge.
For dinner take about the same thing. Co
uitbout jour supper.
Exercise freely in the open air, producing per
hpiratiou, once or tniee a d.iy. In a few days
3 our biliousness is all gone. This result will
come, even though thebilionstiext is oue of the
spring sort, aud one with which J on have, from
j ear to'year, been mnch afflicted.
Herb drinks, bitter drinks, lager beer, ale,
whiskey aud a dozen other medicines, are siniply
barbarous. Dio Letei Talk About People' Stom
ach. An Indian Cnre Far Ferrr and Aoue.
A party of us, while on a recent excursion,
came across a company of Indians, who were
from Maine. Oue old squaw, h was preparing
material fur baskets, of rather fine pattern, was
quite sociable. In tbe course of our conversa
tion she told us that an Indian boy had the fever
aud ague. Wo asked :
"What do you do for It!"
"Oh, we do what they tell us we take some
thing I can't think what they call it."
"Quinine!" we suggested. Here a big Iudiau,
who was within hearing, put iu:
"That's poison ughF'
And squaw replied:
"No, no! we don't take that."
"It goes to the bones," said tbe man. " Yes,"
he continued, "quinine will kill settle in yonr
bones make um ache."
We inquired what lie considered tbe best rem
edy, upon which our Iudiau sage replied:
Grated horseradish, one-half cup; whiskey, half
a pint; mix take a spoonful three times a day
no fail will cnre you." After a moment, ho
added: "It's heating," which we did not iu tbe
least doubt. Oneida Circular.
Every housekeeper, who reads tho following
receipt, taken from the Saturday Evening Fot,
will do well to cut it out and nse it during the
coming season. We have tried it in our family,
and found it very superior:
Take ten or twelve fully grown yellow cucum
bers; having pared off the rind and scooped out
the seed', wipe the melon dry, cnt it into narrow
strips, a fourth of an inch in width, aud chop up
each strip into tiny blocks; to these add six
largo white onions, and six green peppers, also
chopped into little bits. Mix all together, add
ing a handful of salt. Pnt them into a jelly-bag
and drain for a few hours nntil no more juice
drops from the bag. When dry, add to thctn,
two onnces each, of black aud whito mustard
seeds, put into n stone jar, cover with a cold,
strong vinegar, and iu two weeks tho honsowife
will be repaid for her tronble by some of the
most appetizing sauce that ever graced her table.
The season for preparing the catsup is jnst at
hand, as iu every cucumber patch are now lying
numbers of yellow cumbers "running to seed,"
aud just ripe for tbe pickle jar.
To Keep Grapes Fresh.
Iii the Germantown Telegraph we Cud how
grapes were kept until the cud of March in lino
condition: "In tho Fall wbon thoy aro perfectly
ripe, they are taken from the vines, wheu they
are frco from anything like moisture, handled
carefully aud packed in small kegs nail kegs
were the kind nscd in this instance. Put a layer
of green leaves, right olf the vines, iu tho bottom,
on this a layer of grapes, then leaves again, and
grapes, alternately, nntil the keg is full, then
finish off with leaves. Put in tho head, and your
cask is ready for what f Why, to be buried in
the ground. Dig a trench so as to admit tho
casks doep enough that they will have about ouo
foot or fifteen inches of soil over them when cov
ered. Tho ground should be packed moderately
tight, and a board laid along on the top before
tho ground is thrown in. Then throw some lit
ter on the surface of the ground over those which
they wish to tako np dnriug tho Winter, to pro
vent the ground from freezing so bard as to keep
from getting at them. Oue important thing
must bo observed, that they bo placed where
there can be no standing water about tho casks,
or they would suffer."
Dos't wash your vegetables until jnst before
you aro ready to cook them. At least ono-juar-ter
the value in sweetness, vivacity and aromat
ic clement is lost by the too common practice of
having it washed clean of the natural earth ad
hering to its fibres and surface during growth,
and which, when roughly dug, is put into the
cellar or pit of the countryman for winter keep
ing. Did that countryman wash each beet, car
rot, potato, etc, as is generally practiced for sale
to the dealer, and by tbe- consumer desired, he
would never be able to kovp bis product a single
month. The receiver of clean-washed vegeta
bles, according to the now established law of re
finement, never yet ato of good natural flavor,
and these same peoplo once they leave their city
homes and go into tbe country farm-houso rarely
fail to note the superiority of the vegetables. It
is not because of tbe better knowledge of cook
ery, but it is from tbe fact that tbe earth is a
preservative and absorbent of the volatile ele
ment of the root, which as soon as washed evap
orates rapidly into air and is lost.
Ague SrOBES. In a communication to the
French Academy, M. Boiestra states that in ex
amining marsh water he always finds, in propor
tion to its degrees of pntrefacation, a granular
microphyte, somewhat resembling in form the
Peruvian cactus. It is always accompanied by a
considerable number of small spores, greenish
yellow and transparent. This plant grows on
the surface of the water; whenyonng, it is rain
bow like in tints, aud looks like spots of oil. At
the low temperature of cellars containing no
vegetation and in winter it develops slowly, but
in contact with air and exposed to solar rays, it
grows fast, disengaging small air bubbles. M.
Boiestra thinks those spores constitute ague poi
son, aud that they can be found in marsh air.
He himself caught ague twice during his reserch
cs nnco after being exposed to air from water
in fermentation covered witu iresn aigas in iua
vegetation, mixed with an extraordinary quan
tity of spores.
PnESEnvw) GnEEN Conx. Boil on the cob till
tho milk ceases to flow when the grain is prick
ed. Cut off the corn and pack in stone jars in
tbe following order: A layer of salt at the bot
tom half an inch deep, then one of corn two inch
es in depth, another half inch of salt, and so on
nntil the jar is nearly filled. Let the topmost
layer of salt bo donblo the depth of the others,
and pour over all melted not hot lard. Press
upon this when nearly hard, thick whito paper,
cut to fit tbe mouth of the jar. Keep in a cool
place. Soak over night before nsing it. Green
corn is difficult to can, bnt I know it will keep
well if put up in this way, and strange to tell,
be so fresh after the nights soaking as to require
salt when you boil it for the table. Shonld the
top layer be mnsty dig lower still, and you will
probably be rewarded for the search.
Sweet Pickles. Theso are made from pears,
peaches, plums, apples, and other fruit, as well
as from watermelon rinds, the fleshy part of ripe
cucumbers, 4c. The material is cooked in water
until soft enough for a straw to pass easily, and
when cool placed in a jar with a few cloves stnek
in each. To each seven pounds of fruit take three
pounds of brown sugar, one quart of vinegar,
four ounces of cinamon, two onnces cloves. Boil
the vinegar, sugar and spices together for a few
minntes, and pour over the fruit. Repeat tho
uvu.uK mi iuixo uays in succession, ana pui
away for nse. Frnit prepared in this way is by
Rome called by the nonsensical and absurd name
of " euchred fruit." Anurica AgrieuUurut.
Cabbage Jelly. An exchange gives this new
method of preparing cabbage: This is a very ap
petizing dish, and by some persons considered
more wholesome than cabbage plainly boiled.
Cut a cabbage into qnarters aud soak it in strong
salt water for an hour or more, then boil in the
nsual way, and sqneezo in a colander nntil per
fectly dry ; then chop very fine, season with but
ter, pepper and salt to taste. Press tho whole
Tery closely into an earthen bowl, and bake one
hour in a slow oven. When done, turn it ont and
serve with vinegar and pepper.
PcTTTXG Cucumbers ix WmssxT. In answer
to S. S. W. Take 1 gallon of good proof whiskey,
add 3 gallons of water, put in a keg, and as you
gather your cucumbers put them in the cask, and
they wdl be good sour whiskey pickles in two or
KcrniEE tho Arabs nor Moors give salt to their
horses, sheep or cattle.
Dealer in First-Class
Tinware and Hardware.
A General Assortment of
Shelf and Builders' Hardware.
A It Limit of House Guttering and Itrpalrtng itone.
Also, a complete stock of
Always on band.
Call and see before purchasing elsewhere.
Creot Front, Main Street, South of Public Square,
July P, 167S.
Paint, Trimming and Harness
IS TREPAKED to lo any and all work in his line, at
panic prices, and satisfaction guaranteed In all cases.
Painting, Trimming, and Light Harness a
All kinds of Repairing, TJruoUterlng. Ac, done with
neatness and dispatch.
All my old friends and cnUomera, aa well aa new ones,
are cordially Inrited to call and see me.
Shop on South Main Street, Troy, Kansas.
July 8, 1875.
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Southwest Corner Fublie Square,
WORK done in the best style, and warranted. W
male the celebrated "Peterson i. Oilman Boot.
Repairing done with promptness and despatch.
S. F. AMSBURY
TAKES pleasure In notifying the farming eoiumunit
that he has opened a compltte Agricultural Store, and
Is prepared to sell the latest Unproved styles of
Threshers, Separators. Corn Shellers,
Scythes, Bakes, Pitchforks, Hoes, Shovels,
And a general assortment of Farming Implements, all of
the best qnallty, which ue IU sell at satisfactory prices,
mch 20, 73.
TKXJ1S IVL.VaiKL.VGrE GTJID1C.
KSBi: I MARRIAGE!
Explaininc who may marry, vrho may not, why. The
ImrwHlunenU to Marriage Cannes, Consequences,
and Care. Late Physiological discoveries In the in
teresting fnnctlon of ReproJ action. Sexaal excite
ment, its hurtful effects, with needful advice. Sex
ual exhaustion in middle or old age, from whatever
cause, and what can be done in such cases. About
pimples on the face, and blood impurities. Why our
people are prematurely Infirm. Ail that the doubtful
or inquisitive wish to -know. A popular medical
boo-t, 2C0 pages, containing much information for the
Married, or those contemplating marriage. A true
marriage guide and private counsellor. Sent to any
Address, securely sealed, by mail, for 50 cents, by
017 81. Charles Slrrel, HI. Louis, Mo.
The most successful specialist of the ago, who has
giren a life-long special attention to the treatment ol
all cases relating to the above, and has been longeb
located In St. Louis than any other Chronic Disease
FhysicUn. Jtend tfstror&s, ami Judge for your
ueif. Confidential consultation, personally or hv
mall, free and Inrited. Every letter of Inquiry with
one stamp answered. nov!9yl.
G17 St. Charles Street, St. Lonis, AIo.,
lias been longer engaged in the special treatment of
all Venerrnl. Nexnol and Chronic Diseases
than any other I'hj slctan in St Louis, as city papers
Mvpbilis. C.onrrbtzn, Gleet. Nlrictnre.
OrchttU. Hernia, or Unpinre, all Urinnrr
DUeoif and Nrphlllticor Jlercnrlal affec
tion of the threat, akin or bones, are treated
with unparalleled success, on latest scientific princi
Jpermatrrfaea. gexnnl Debility and
Impotency as the result of elf-abue in youth,
sexual excesses in maturer years, or other causes,
and which produce some of the following effects:
nervovtnets, ietninal emittunu, debility, dimness of
tight, dejteUtt memory, pimples on the face, physical
decay, aversion to society of females, confusion of ideas,
lots of sexual power, ete, rendering marriage Im
proper or unhappy, are permanently cured.
Pamphlet (36 pages) relating to the above, sent in
seeded envelope, for two postage stamps.
Disease prenliaiMojRAsnrnnch as Amen
orrhea, DysveorrhaalkiersyhtmaTLeueorThoja, or
white. Chlorosis, Diseases and displacements of the
Womb, Sterility, etc, utcesstally treated. Descrip.
tlve pamphlet tent sealed for two stamps. Age with
experience can be relied upon. It is self-evident that
arhysician treating thousand of cases every year,
acquires great skill. Physicians, knowing this, fre
quently reeomm end persons to my care. Con fl den
teal consultation, personally or by letter, free and in
vited. "When it is inconvenient to visit the city for
treatment, medicines can be sent by express or mail
everywhere. Carablecases guaranteed; where doubt
exists, it la frankly stated. Office hours: 9 A. v. to 7
P.M. Sundays, 12 m. to 1 r. M- Xenon uniting in
the city at an hour, mayeome direct to the ojlec. If at
night, ring the Door BelL
Theestabllsbment (a whole house of twelve rooms)
is the most extensive In the country, embracing Be
ceptlon and Consultation rooms. Boarding and bleep
ing apartments: Medicated Vapor Baths; a compre
hensive Laboratory, where all medicines used in the
establishment are prepared ; and most important of
all, the Library, where the old and latest standard
worka of all the schools of medicine are found ; also
Anatomical Plates, life afce and colored to life. Illus
trating diseased conditions, which have been procur
ed from Paris, France, regardless of expense.and not
to be found in any other Libraryiu the city. The
Library Is thrown wide open to all callers. Address
TO YOUNG MEN.
JuttruUuUd.it a uaUiEmdcre. Fnctsixcents.
A Lecture .a the Hatnre, ""JL"1J?"i
ical enro of Seminal Weaiaa OTSpennatorrhcdoced
by Self.Al.use, InrolnnUry Emissions. Potency, .err
ooa DebilitrTVnd Impediments to rrU sraeraur;
ilu..,, . r-j -;-...:-
..... x rtv
Antnororine-ureenuooi. oc .... t.
Tho world renowned author. In this admirable Ieture,
dearly proves from his own experience that the awful con
sequences of Self Abuse may be cffectttallrremoTedwith
ont medicines, and without dascerous anrsleal operations,
booties. Instruments, rln-s or cordials, pointlns ont a
mode of cure at once certain and effectual, by wnicn every
sufferer, no matter what his condition maybe, may cnre
himself cheaply, privately and radically.
Sent under wal. In a plain envelope, to any address, on
the receipt of six cents, or two postage stamps.
Address the Publishers,
cnm. jr. c. sM.isira.-cp..
13T Bawerr. Hew Xark.IM)mceIx,4:3Sa.
IITOITI iMiiaiaai bo
OkJRIfcOJiL. COUNTY, IILE CIS.
ISCORrORATED BY LEGISLATURE, 1852.
Says Kev. J. D.Smith, D.D., of Chicago: ''We
feel warranted In pronouncing this School, the
Jit. Carroll Seminary, for all the highest purposes
of education, one of the best In our knowledge.
We regard It as unsurpassed In the West, whether
as respects tro Jndiclousness of the discipline, or the
substantial value of the Instruction."
Saya the Examining Committee: "Taken altoge.
ther, the exercises demonstrated that tho Ml. Car
roll Seminary still stanile where it has stood fur the
last fifteen years, the peer of any similar institution
in the West. Ihe able corps of Teachers, and the
marvellous decree of thoroughness with which eve
rything attempted Is carried through, aside from its
many other attractions, render it a most d.sirable
place for a yonug lady to qualify herself ftir the du
ties of life. It is no wonder tho Mt. Carroll
Seminary has attained its present high position, as
one of the rery bat schools fur young ladles in our
Says a reporter of the Examination and Annlver.
sary Exercises of the year just closed: "The school
has never been tuller, nor did itself more credit,
than at the close of the present year."
Te annexed engraving is a correct representation
of the Seminary and Grounds.
EXTRAORDINARY IITOUCETOEOTS OFFERED IN VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL
W. confidently believe that no similar Institution in the West can offer superior "'
on Student completing the course in Music. Twelve conferred In one year The ."'"'ftrfS-TIXa thoJghly uSgtt. A Teachers' Course I. arrangeVfor those har
LABOE furnished those who wish to economise expenses. Testimonials of Character expected from all strangers ppljtn0.
The School Tear Opens Second Thursday in September, being the 22d Year under one Principal.
STITHF NTS AHMITTED AT AST TIME, and bills made from time of first entering. Expen.es exceedingly moderate for advantages offered. A Copy of the Oread, (th
Students' Journal,) giving particulars, will be aent naa to
March 19, 1371.
W. M. MANN.
.Tic3. Seidell SI3.02P,
MAIN" STREET, &OOTH-WEST OV rCIILlC SQUA1UC,
TROY, : : : : : IOLYSAS.
SADDLE AND HAEJfESS MAKER, mannlacrnrea and
keeps fur sale. Harness, Saddles, Ilridle, Collars, te.
AH kinds of work done upon short notice, and satisfaction
LINCOLN, ST. LOUIS & CHICAGO
Atchison and Mmfo Railway
Forms the Best and Shortest Line via ATCHISON t
AIVD THE SOUTH.
The Best Line via ATCHISON' to
A:l X1IE EAST.
Passepsero leaving on the Morning Express, mate direct
with both the Mo. Pacific and the St. Louis, Kansas City
L Northern Railways, for ST. LOUIS direct.
They also make direct connection with the following
Prominent Koutes for CHICAGO and the EAST:
Great Burlington Route
"W ITHOTJT TBANSFBB,
Hannibal & St. Joseph and
Chicago, Kock Island & Pacific
0?M Jri-OTTO-mTil IMJba'S.
Ask for Tickets over the Best Boute, and see they read
via Atchison !l Nebraska liailway.
GEO. II. IfEITLETO.V,
3. P. THOMPSON. JlL, L. W. TOVTNE,
Gen. Freight e Ticket Jg Gen. SvperinUndent,
AteAuon, Aaiuos. Atthiton, Kansas.
January 1, 1873.
GEEAT CALIFORNIA LINE.
Kansas City, St Jo. & Council Blufis
" ATr.Tin A-r-T.'i-llJiJr
Kansas City k Iowa Diraois, lorms lie (Meeting IM
Southern and Eastern Through Lines terminating at
Kansas City, and the Great Union and Central
Pacific Lines terminating at
ITIAKIIYG IT THE BEST
OXJjJT DIRECT ROUTE
Southern Kansas and Kansas City
Leavenworth, Atchison, St Joseph, Nebraska City,
r-TVT A TT A f
St. Paul, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City. Sacramento, San
Francisco, and the Pacific Coast;
Also the most desirable to DENVER and all Points in
COLOBADO nd the TERT.ITOR1ES.
GREAT BURLIHGTOIV LIVE.
The completion of the Missouri Division makes the
best Through Line from
ST. JOSEPH AND BUKLIXGTON,
JSJiT FOI.TTN EAST, JYOItTH OR S OCT II.
O Express Passenger Trains
Leave St. Joseph Daily.
THIS ENTTBE LINE IS EQUIPPED -WITH
Pullmaii's Palace Sleeping Cars,
Elegant DAY COACHES & Comfortable SXOSIHG CABS.
Killer's Safety Platform and Coupler
WESTINOHOTJSE AIB BRAKES
AEB USED ON ALL PASSENGEE TRAINS.
For information resardin; rates on Stock. Grain. Lum
ber, and all kinds of Freight, address,
GEO. OLDS, GenT Freight Agent,
ilttets For Sale at all Met Ofim n tie vsMUsa.
J. P. BAKNAPJ). A. C. DAWES,-
Genl Superintendent GealPass. A;rent
St. Joseph, Mo. St. Joseph. Mo.
O. H. NETTLETON, A. L. MAXWELL.
GenlManajtr. GealTravellis( Areot,
Jaatixry 1, ins. Kansas City, Ho.
ifoffl 1 wSlsiBwWMllw if
"aJyassssssssBPanwTTl rTHTf iTnSsriTiriT sw 3S-PflSSJBtPKjB3lHMBBB
all wishing Information concerning tne scuooi. .enclose postage, .no. suu ..
yit. Carroll Semliinry-, Carroll County, IHIiioIk.
MT. CARROLL SEMINARY
Pianos, Organs and all In iistriieits,
AT REDUCED PRICES.
IP o 2
0 fl I
" d ej
Elegant Parlor Grand Pianos, $500 to $1,200.
MelodeonsFrom$40 to $300.
Guitarg-From $3 to $50.
Olhf r Mnalcal MercLandiM at correpondlns ratca. Oar facilities for furahliiiiz 3InIcal Merchan dUe are Mich
that wo are prepared to
We can save to every purchaser of an Orjan, Piano Ac, from f 25 to K30, and on the hich priced instruments, w
can give as high as (MO from the usual retail prices. ,
SEE OFFER EXTRAORDINARY IN LOCAL COLUMN.
All instruments I sell are forwarded directly from the manufacturers, and their warrantee for five years are Riven
TRY US BEFORE PURCHASING.
Send to us for Trice Lists, and leam how we sell thns. Call at the Seminary and eiamlue the Inst-uoie-i., or whlsh
we hat e some 30 In use.
ify those Interested that the instruments I deal in
,'rand that they may learn of the reliability of the
eds on my books, who have bought instruments of
the hundreds on my I
Kev.C. T. Tucker and Dr. J. Good line, of Mason City,
N.T.: Messrs. Owen 1". Miles. Josiab Lee, Wm Mooney,
uan.Jonn White, Esq., all or Mt. Carroll, uu; jonn
u. i. iiowiett, (care oILaanrn "uazeite-;. udiii,
Standard Oflice,) Chicago j Itev.D.E. Ilalteman. Delevan
Nebraska City, eurasKa : Airs. u. i-oner, ihulo, ii-; oiiu hwiu, v.- -.-......-.-.w-.m
Wis.; Mrs. Jennie Koper, Exeter, lieu. : lTot-J. aanDnrn,an aiiss uooie.t-iYimuaii. x.iur. ,.i ivov.
oM. Saunders. Carlyle, III.: Kev. J. At. raggart, raimyra..eo.: rra. m ,?"f,;Ti'li ' Vi.
. t .t. T.ii... tii .nM.lf VrinV t.Im1i Tnwa: AbnerStraun. Eso.. and Kev. A. (.leznora. Uttawa. III. .
Wm. Williams, Esq and Wm. A. Mains, KUnorn urove. ill. : me nupenmenueui. oi mo wnoim uiuao nag
Cedar Falls, lows, and E. B. II. Gnrney, South Hansom, Massachusetts. i,.i. ,
I have selected names principally from the parts of tbe country in which I send the Ouuu but have Introduced
few names more remote, to show the breadth of territory over which our trade extends, as it does from California to
Trentvvecrs' experience in tho sale of musical merchandise justiBes me in ajylng ha: ' en Insure to my custom
ers the best BSTHciirvr at the lowest possiblk ncuEX tiiet are to be had. I w. do. km-' n any jiake I cannot
recommend with entire confidence. Nearly all the makes I sell have been tested by use .a our Ia J.auen from three
to eighteen years than which no more severe test could be given any Instrument. .,.. .,.
We will only add that all who read this and are in want of any musical instrument of any l.lnd. write to some of the
above named parties! Tand when satisfied, send you.- order directly to the llnancU' MinJd.rai Uonnt Carroll Semina.
ry, Illinois. .
f. a. w. shimeh. MsajsrACEi.,
MO.. CABROLL, ILL.
TRACY & PARKER, Proprietors.
Fancy anil Meibi Grades oi Elonr, !
And Bolted Corn ITIeal.
Bran and Ground Teed Constantly on Hand.
Cash Paid for Wheat and Cora.
JOHN FRANK KOTSCH,
JU5CTACTCSEE Or A.VD DEALEK IX
Boots & Shoes,
Sign, eftlie Big Heol, IPrst ofl'ublle Square,
IS prepared to make Doota and Shoe, to order. In the best
.tjleL His long experience in lb business, together
with the fact that be Is an excellent judge of leather and
other shoemaker's stock, enable him to do firstlaM work,
and use none but the best material. 18julyT2yU
CITY MEAT MARKET,
TTcaI Side Public Square, near Boderf Panic,
TROY, j s ; ; s KANSAS.
KEEPS aconstant supply of Meats of the choicest qnal
. ltiea. and of all kinds, which he win sell as low as the
times admit. The shop Is open at all seasonable bouTs, ad
customers can always have jnst what they eail for.
Wanted to bur. fat beef cattle, for which the highest
market price will be paid. The highest price paid for Hide
and Furs. Sept. 19, 1972.
MOUNT CARROLL SEMINARY,
la oue of the bat Educational periodicals that comes to
our table. Aa on exponent of one of the drat InstitntiJS
In the West, it should be In the hands of every famil
where there Is a daughter to educate. Let every one who
would select an Institution to patronlxe, send a three cent
stamp and receive a sample copy of the "Ortad," And a
large, a gwd ioiw s Lithograph of tbe ffeminarjt and grounds
PRrxcir-AL irr. caeeoix semtnabt,
rachlltr. Caxxou, Cocxrr.IiLnoia.
I vrtl fa filvTiiffivJaV (JTiH tfa
are of nn"fcoj,iy" make, am' the Si-saim I offer, no
dealer. I give the following lis. o-pe.-wins.frou emong
me aud luow wy standing, that louiries may je address
Iowa j Elmon Hew, Esq.. West Somerset, Niscara County ,
Jesse, Shirk, Jacob Christian M.s. Heeler. Mrs. nnfty-
bhn ri-li. Esq., Savannah, 111. : Mr. N. II. Webster. Paola, III. : Mrs.
k. 111. i Miss Emma Pannebacker, Cedar Falls, Iowa ; MJs V. T. Pol
n. Deerfleld. N. II s Mrs. J. A. Smith, (care of Iter. Dr. J. A. Smith
Wis.. II. G. Grattan, Esq, Waukon, Iowa: Eer. J. V.
To the Constitution of the Slate of Kansas,submitted
by the Legislature ai its last session for the ratifi
cation or rejection of ihe eleclors of the State at
the next general elec.ion.
SENATE JOCT EESOLTJTION NO. 1.
Proposer AxrxDXEXT to section three of the Constitution
or the State, regnlating the time of elecCng and compen
sation of members of the Legislature.
He it resoleed (y the Legislature of the Stats of Kansas, tieo-
thirdsofthe Members tlseted to each Jkotwel eoncumug
Sxcnox 1. Tuft following proposition to amend Cie Con
atitution of the State of Kansas shall be submitted to the
electors or the State at the general election of eighteen
hundred and seventy five:
PKOFOsmox OXE: Section twenty five of article two
shall be amended,ao as to read as follows: Section 2S. All
sessions or the LegisUture shaU be hel( at tbe State capi
tal, and begisjlbig with the session of eighteen hundred
and seventy-seven, all regular sessions shsll be eld once
in two years, commencing on the second Tuesday of Jan
uary of each alternate year thereafter.
I'Eorosmox two i Section three of article eleven shall
be amended no as to read as follows : Section X The Leg
islature shall provide, at each regu'ar session, for raising
sufficient revenue to defray the current expense of the
State for two yeovs. ,
PKOrosmox theee : The following shall constitute sec
tion twenty.nine of article two: Sectiw. . A the gener
al election held In eighteen hundred a. seventy six, and
thereafter, members of the Ilouse of EepresenUUvea shall
be elected for two years, aud members of the Senate shall
be elected for four years. ... .
Stc. 2. The following slian be Cie method of submitting
said proposition of amendment: Tile ballots shsll be ei
ther written or printed, orpartly printed and tartly writ
ten. In regard to proposition one, the form of the ballots
shall be, "For proposition one to amend the Constitution,
"Against proposition one to amend the Constitution : In
regard to proposition two. the form of the ballots shsll be,
"For proposition two to amend theConstItuUon.""Aglust
proposition two to amend the Constitution :" In regard la
proposition three, the form of the ballots shall be, "For
proposition thTee to amend the Constitution." "Against
proposition three to amend the Constitution.
SEC. 3. This Joint resolution shall take offect and be In
force from and after IU publication In the tatate book.
I hereby certify that the above Joint resolution origina
ted In the Senate on the Hth day of January, A. D, 1
and passed that body en the th day of February, 1875,
two-third of the members elected T0'kg therefor.
Jonx H. folk. J;SA,LTf5:...
Secretary Senate. President of the Senate.
Passed the House on the 3d day of March. A. D. 137S,
two-thlrd of the member elected ?t'SiSi?5vir
clwtertef the Bouse. fpeaterofthelloun.
Approved on th. 5th day & og,
I hereby certify that the foregoing la a true and correct
copy of the original enrolled joint resolathra now on Me
in my office, and that the same took effect by publication
In the statute book MirlSth, A. D.leTi
In testimony whereof. I havo hereunto anl-cribed my
name, anafflxe.1 the great seal or bute. Doneat To
pes. Kansas, this SOth day el Jnly, A. D. lira.
seal " iHoi H. CAVAJi AUDIT.
JulyZMde SsertUau of Stale.
Geary City, Kansas,
raroETEB axd beeeuxs or
First-Class Game Fowls.
rrSraCTION of lowl solicited. An Fowl warranted
dead Game, or noney refunded. Sapna.