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FARM AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
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W invite communications from all versonsirhoare
interested in matters properly belonging to this
A correspondent of the Germantown
Telegraph asks the following question
ibout quinces, which may with propriety
be asked of many farmers in this county :
" Why do we not grow more of this
beautiful and delicious fruit, is a ques
tion often asked by horticulturists, but to
my mind has not been answered.
This fruit is always in large demand
and bears transportation well, while
choice 'quinces of the best varieties often
bring fabulous prices. In the city of
Poughkeepsie, New York, I have
seen farmors sell quinces for five dollars
per bunded by the wagon load, while for
miles around there could scarcely be a
better soil for the production of this
fruit ; for while wealth and time and sci
ence have advanced the cultivation and
perfection of the other fruits to an aston
ishing degree, by some fatality this beau
tiful and favorite fruit has been a sub
ject of neglect, and the culture it has re
ceived, owing to the want of a more per
fect knowledge of the habits of the tree,
its adaptabitity to different soils, modes
of pruning, &c., has not been of the kind
best suited to its wants. The quince de
lights in a moist soil, lut it has generally
"been consigned to some cold undraiued
spot to take its chance with sedge and
break, and slow and mossy growth with
knotty and inferior fruit is the inevitable
JE" It has been stated that about a
hundred aud thirty years since, a Scotch
jnaa invented the cast iron mould board,
which was a marked improvement on the
wooden one, and after this the plow hold
rs seem to have remained content for
half a century, when an English invent
or gave a new start to their ideas of pro
gress by bringing out a plow with a cast
iron share. Sixty years after this an
American produced a plow having a cast
iron land slido and mould board, and a
wrought iron or steel share.
JUST" When red clover is plowed under
to renovate the soil, and when the crop
is good, the clover roots and stubble, with
barn-yard manure will furnish all the
vegetable matter needed in the soil, while
in feeding clover hay, ammonia is passed,
and may be saved in the manure ; so that
on good land, where all is well managed,
and the clover sod plowed up while yet
in full vigor so as to secure the largest
benefit from the large mass of roots, uear
ly the full benefit of the clover crop may
be had, both for feeding and for making
6a5 To beautify the teeth, dissolve
two ounces of borax in three pints of
boiling water, and before it is cold add
one teaspoonful of the spirits of camphor
and bottle for use. A tablcspoonful of
this mixture, mixed with an equal quan
tity of tepid water, and applied daily
with a soft brush, preserves and beauti
fies the teeth, extirpates all tartarous ad
hesion, arrests decay, induces healthy ac
tion of the gums, and makes the teeth
BSf Many persons in preparing pota
toes for cooking, pare oil' a thick slice
from the surface. Professor Blot, in his
lecture on the potato, says the skinning
process is all wrong, as the strength of
the vegetable lies near the surface the
starch growing less abundant as the cen
tre is approximated. The starch near
thesuface contains the nutriment, which
is not more than seven or eight per ceut.,
the balance beiug merely water.
JBSaF" A correspondent of the Western
Farmer says, l I saw in your paper that
a correspondent wanted to know what to
do with a horse whoso legs would swell.
Tell him to iced the horse plenty of roots
I mean carrots, potatoes, turnips or
anything that has a relaxing tendency.
Flaxseed boiled, is good. Feed bran also
and keep him well groomed for grain."
)&ijr Work the buttermilk out of your
tmtter, but work it mildly, so as not to
break the grain and make grease of it.
If you are wise you will pack away your
butter in .clean vessels, scouring and
cleanliness throughout in making, and
cover with salt and water a simple thing
but it must be done.
All cooked dishes that it is wished
to cool before using should bo set in the
pure fresh air. It will preserve their fla
vor unimpaired otherwise not
Notes at the Farmers' Club.
Effects of Eating Bran.
J. Coleman asked " what probable
effect it would have if people should eat
the phosphate of lhno found in their
wheat, instead of throwing the most of it
away as they now do in the barn ?" Dr.
Smith answered that two or three genera
tions hence the men would be taller and
the women would have b'-lter teeth some
thing worth considering."
Rotation of Crops fn Wisconsin.
Albert Long, of Dartford, Wis., excepted
to the practice of a former correspondent,
who " having sown a piece of grass, docs
not plough the land again in less than
eight years." Mr. Long prefers this system
of rotation namely, meadow, pasture,
corn, barley, wheat. lie believes if this
were adopted by the prairie farmers, it
would be greatly to their benefit, and
would actually enrich their land, lie has
land (lately purchased) which has been
ploughed for twenty-two years in succes
ion without manure or grass-seed, pro
ducing, as near as ho can get at it, eight
teen crops of wheat, two of corn, and
two of oats. Last year it yielded at least
two tons of clover and timothy hay per
acre for the first crop. Now, he conten
ded, if this land is kept in grass two
years in five hereafter, and all the hay
and straw made into manure and faith
fully returned to it, will it not grow
richer ? There can be no question but it
will. Hence I would advise our Western
farmers to try this system of rotation
first, then if they think they can make it
profitable at the rate we arc compelled
to sell beef cattle, to mow their lands
sixteen years in succession, they may do
so. Hearth and Home.
To make good Indian pom, take
one pint of corn meal, one pint of milk,
sour preferred; one teaspoonful of soda,
half a teaspoonful of cream of tartar, if
the milk is sweet; one tablespoon ful;
one tablcspoonful of molasses or brown
sugar, a small piece of butter and two
63" A correspondent of the Cincinnati
Gazette says the best feed to fatten a hog
rapidly is made as follows Two parts
barley, two of corn, one of oats; grind,
cook and then feed cold.
JB" An old Boston doctor says ; " A
house whose entrance smells musty is
dangerous. Avoid it. Don't live in it.
Keep the children out of it."
This preparation, long and favorably
ljJjlj JF broken down and low-spirited honei,
Vtflfl ,treufftnenna n0- cleansing the
tkUIUOVU BI1U lUbCBllIie.t
It if a sure preventive of all diseasea
Incident to this animal, auch as LUNQ
r B. V Lit. XbLil.UW
WATER, HEAVES, COUGHS, DIS
TEMPER, FEVERS, FOUNDER,
LOSS OF APPETITE AND VITAL
ENERGY, &o. Its use improves
the wind, increases the appetite
gives asraooth and trlossv skin and
transforms the miserable skeleton 2??
la to a flue-looking and spirited horse.
To keepers of Cows this nrenara-
Uon is invaluable. It Is a sura pre
ventive against Rinderpest, Hollow
Horn, etc. It lias been proven by
actual experiment to increase the
1 quantity of milk and cream twenty
'percent, and make the butter firm
anil a-oat In f.tt,ln .... 1- 1,
tires them an appetite, loosens their hide, and makes
ism thrive much faster.
In all diseases of Swine, such as Coughs, Ulcers la
mo Liungs, ijiver,ao.,tnis article acts
as a specific. Br putting from one-
kalf a paper to a paper in a barrel of 1
swlil the arjove aiieaset will De eradi
cated or entirely prevented. If given
time, a certain preventive and
eve for the Hog Cholera.
DATID E. FOUTZ, Proprietor,
Far tale by Druggists and Storekeepers throughout
gM Vailed Stales, Canada and South Antrie.
A N KXC.IXH if Sixteen Horse Power-
XV Engine and holler In in perfect nnler. and the
holler is of HUllieient capacity to drive a lmicli
larger Engine. It would bo Kiiltalile for a largo
tan yard or a saw and grist-mill. The subscriber
oilers It for sale, only because it Is so much larger
than the wants of his Foundry require,
l'or further particulars address or apply to
41tf Kew Hlooinlleld, I'a.
THE CLOSING SCENE,
171ROM the writing of l'rof. A. II. Hmalnlkar,
contains a number of Ntartling declarations
and prophetic predictions In retfcreiice to the New
Era of I'eaee and Harmony on the glolc. These
were written In IBM). lStKl and ixtil,by l'rof. Andrew
H. Hmalnlkar who claims to have the mission of
introducing the lira of Universal 1'cace on earth.
Trice by mail. Ten cents. Address,
Feb. 8 2t Elllottsburg, Terry co. Pa.
HATS & CAPS of all soils and sizes,
suitable for men and boys, for sale by
F. MORTIMER & CO.
Kew Clooinnclil, To.
THE subscriber having purchased the property
on the comer of Maine and Carlisle streets,
opposite the Court House. Invites all his friend
and former onstomers to give him a call ns lie is
determined to furnish tlrst class accommodations.
THOMAS HI TCH.
Terry Count-, Pcnn'n.
HAVINO purchased the hotel formerly occu
pied by David It. Liipfcr. situated on Jiortli
Carlisle Street adjoining the Court House, I am
Iireparcd to receive transient guests or regular
To all who favor me with their custom, I shall
endeavor to furnish, iirst class accommodations. A
call Is solicited.
GKOR GK DERRICK.
Bloomtlcld, March 9, 1809. 3 10 ly 5
TUOMAS MOOHH. 8. S. AVEKF.n.
This line Hotel Is located on
Arch Street, Hetween Third and Fourth Street,
MOORE & AVETlEIt
January 1, 1809.
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f o n
IN THE KNOWN WORLD !
DlL AVlSIMKT'8 (iKKAT AMEKICAS DTM'RPSIA
Pills and Pine Tker Tah Cokdiai, are a positive
and infallible cure for Dyspepsia In its most aggra
vated form aud no matter of now long standing.
They penetrate the secret abode of this terrible
disease, and exterminate it, root and branch, for
ever. They alleviate more agony and silent suffering
than tongue can tell.
They are noted for curing the most desperate and
hopeless cases, when every known means fails to
No form of dyspepsia or Indigestion call resist
their penetrating power.
It isthevltalprinciplnofthe PlncTree. obtained
by a peculiar process in the distillation of the tar,
by which its highest medical properties are retained.
It Invigorates the digestive organs and restores the
appetite. Itstreligthehs thcdebllitated system. It
purities and enriches the blood, and expels from the
system the corruption which scrofula breeds on the
lungs. It dissolves the mucus or phlegm which
stops the air passages of the lungs. Its healing
principle acts upon the Irritated surface of the
lungs and throat penetrating to each diseased part,
relieving pain and subduing lullaiumalion. It is
the result of years of study and expcriment.and it
is offered to the atllieted with the positive assur
ance of Its power to cure the following diseases, if
the patient has not too long delayed a resort to the
means of cure:
Consumption of the Luna, Cough, Sore Throat
and Rreast, lironchltis. Liver (Xm plaint
Jlllnd and Bleeding riles. Asthma,
Whooping Onigh, Dipthe
rta, le., itc.
A medical expert, holding honorable collegiate
diplomas, devotes Ids entire time to the examina
tion of patients at the olllce parlors. Associated
wit hhini are three consulting physicians of uckuowl
edged eminence whose services are given to Hie
public 1'KKK OF C'llAltUK.
Tills opportunity is given by no other institution
in the country.
Letters from any part of the country asking ad
vice will lie promptly and gratuitously responded
to. Where convenient, remittances should take the
DRAFTS Oil POST Ol'FlCE ORDERS.
Price of AVIshart's American Dvsnepsla Pills, $1 a
box. Sent by mail on receipt of price.
Price of AVIshart's Pine Tree Tar Cordial, $1.50 a
bottle, or 811 a dozen. Kent by express.
All communications should be addressed
1 Q. 0. AVISHAHT, M. .,
No. 2.12 North Second St.,
TO COXS U M PTI Y KS.
THK Advertiser, having been restored to health
111 a few weeks, bv a vcrvsinmlo rcmcdv. utter liv.
lug suffered several vears with a severe lung affec
tion, aud that dreaded disease. Consumption is
anxious to make known to his fcllow-sulfcrers the
means of cure.
To all who desire it, he will send a oopy of the
Pr suriptlon lived (free of charge), with the direc
ti.ms for preparing and using the same, which
they will lind a sunn Ci'uk kok Consumption,
nni ii.tia, iimini iirrin, eir. iiioonjcci oi me ad
vertiser In seiHllnir Hie Prescrliition Is to lwnnt
the aflllcted, and spread Information which lit
conceives to be Invaluable; and he hopes every
nuui-inr win iry ins rciueuy, as it win cost llieiM
nothing, and may prove a blessing.
Parties wishing the prescription, will pleas aV
elress Itiv. EDWAHI) A. AV1LHON,
481 j TriUlaiassurg, Kings county, Kew Vert
Tho Bloomficld Times
Wc iioav have the material to
do all kinds of
.T O 15 - W O RK
Iiali ile I3ills,
riuiu or In Colors.
Blanks of All Kinds !
P O S T E 11 S
OF ALL SIZES,
PLAIN OR FANCY I
la fact we are prepared to do every
Uusually Done in a Country Office !
PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO
AT HE A S ON A 11 LE HATES.
I. M. lUiicsmitli'M Hole! !
IS PUBLISHED WEEKLY,
AT THE LOW NUCE 01'
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR,
JJOMKSTKAD AVI) i'HK-EMl'TION.
I have comulled 1 fn1) colielse nncl complete
statement. pla.'iiJy printed, for the Information of
jcrsoim iitn.liK' to take Up a Homestead or 1 re
eniption In this pcrt.'n of the est, embracing
Iowa. Dakota and Xolra'--lid iitlier sectlons.
lt explains how to procee.? . prnettrn IrtO acres of
rich farming laud for nothing. "I. Il'itlis before
you leave vour home, In this inos healthy climate.
In short. Il contains Just such itv;.,"-,t".,,,H m ,lr(;
needed bv those Intending to make a home and
fortune on the free lands of the West. 1 'I'l "end
one of these printed (luldes to any iiersni, ."uulli
ine &r cents. The Information alone which h g. v?
Is worth So to any one. Men who came here fwd
or three years ago aud took a farm are to day In
dependent. TO YOUNO MEN.
This country Is being crossed with numerous
railroads reaching from every direction to Stonx
('ity. Iowa. Six liailroads will be completed to this
city In one year. One In already In operation con
necting us with Chicago and the Union Paclllc It.
1!.. and two more will be completed before Soring,
connecting us with Dubuque and McGregor direct.
Three more will be completed within a year con
necting us direct with St. l'aul. Minn. A anktown,
Dakota, and Columbus. Nebraska, on the U. I'.
Kailroad. The Missouri river gives us the moun
tain trade. Thus it will be seen that no section of
the country oilers such unprecedented advantages
for speculation, anil for making a fortune. The
country Is being populated, and towns and cities
are being built, and fortunes made almost beyond
belief. Every man who takes a homestead now,
will have a railroad market at his own door. And
any enterprising young man, with a small capital,
can establish himself in a paying business, If he se
lects the right location and right branch of trade.
Eighteen years' residence in the AVestern Country.
and a large portion of the time employed as a Mer
cantile Agent in tills country, has made me famil
iar with all the branches of business and the best
locations in this country. For one dollar remitted
to me. I will give truthful and delluite answers to
all questions on this subject desired by such persons
tell them the best place to locate, and what busi
ness is overcrowded and what branch Is neglected.
Address, DANIEL SCOTT.
S. C. t'omm'r of Emmlgratlon
Feb. 15 70 (Box 158) Sioux City, Iowa.
A Cure for Diptheria!
All Interested, please read the following extract
from a letter from Mrs. Ellen B. Mason, wife of
Itcv. Francis Mason, Tounghoo, lllrmah :
. . . My son was taken violently sick with dip
theria. cold chills, burning fever, and sore throat.
I counted, one morning, ten little vescicles in his
throat, very white, and his tongue toward the
root, looked like a watermelon full of seeds ; the re
mainder coated as thick as a knife-blade. So many
children have died around here, I was afraid to
call a physician, and thought 1 would try your Pain
Killer for a gargle with small doses Inwardly. I
did so and found the garglo invariably cut oil tha
vescicles. and he raised them up often covered with
blood. He was taken on Sunday: on AVedncsday
his throat wasclcarand his tongue rapidly clearing
off. I also used it as a liniment with castor oil and
hartshorn, for his neck. It seemed to me a won
derful cure, and I can but wish it could le known
to the many poor mothers in our land who are los
ing so many poor children by this dreadful disease.
I have found your Tain Killer one of the most
vaulablc medicines ever used in Burmali. Once I
was stung by a very large black scorpion ; the pain
was Indescribable. I immediately applied the Tain
Klller,(for I never travel without it,) again and
again, and In halt an hour my foot was well.
Dr. AValton writes from Coshocton " Your Tain
Killer cures this new disease Dlptherla, or Sore
Throat that Is so alarmingly prevalent here; and
It has not been known to fall In any Instance when
used In time. This fact you should make known ta
the world." (It is used in this disease as a gargle
and lotion as well as a tonic and a stimulant.
In Halifax where this disease prevailed for so
many months in its most malignant form, the use
of 1'crry Darts" Pahi Killer" was invariably at
tended with the most favorable results, when it was
used ere the disease had made too much progress
to preclude the use of so powerful a stimulant.
f Sold by M. 1J. Stricklcr, New Hloomtteld, I'a.
ATIII cure the ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, BLOOD
8PITTINO, DIFFICULTY OF BREATHING. PA1M
and WEAKNESS IN THE CHEST, TROUBLESOME
COUGHING AT NIGHT, &c. It will effectually e
Move the Cough that frequently follows Measles, and
any affection of the respiratory organs, no matter of
how long standing, or whatever the age of the person.
It act aa a specific, is purely vegetable, and is pleasant
to the taste. Its effect is soothing, allaying the vio
lence of the eough, facilitating expectoration, quitting '
the nerves and czuiliratiag the system. .
Mothers, Save Your Children!
No child need die of CROUP, if this Syrup la used
In time: thi it a fact demonUrated by txperitnet
No family should be without this Syrup, as that fatal
disease, CROUP, comes like a thief in the night, to
teal away your little ones, when regular medical aid
uiaol ba obtained.
, Frtpmi nfy ly
JJAVID E. FOUTZ,
" EMimort, Hi.
TO OVli FRIENDS!
THE undersigned have this day formed Co
Partnership under the name of
SIDDALL & 3IAKKLEY,
and will continue the
WHOLESALE DRUG BUSINESS,
At No. 119 Market Htreot,
Huccedingtothe well-known house uf
YYWGHT Si H1DDALL.
Trusting to receive a continuance of the Uvora
so liberally bestowed on the old linn,
AVe are yours, Respectfully,
KHANC1S H. SIDDAM,.
One of the llrni of AVright & Slddal),
AltTIIVK D. MARKLEY, M. 1).,
Philadelphia, January 1, 1870.
I. O. XT. TJ.
LOOKING FOIt A PLACK
TO BUY OOI8, LOW;
Then go to the One Price Store, of
F. MORTIMER, & CO.,
New Bloomlield, Pa.