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B , T10 Waiter Girl
BBB She comcf, sue comet upon ray yearning
B Mko friendly bencon ihlntna thro' tbo night.
H Whit tho' thy .hands aud foet bo larae thy
1 A'nt countenance alike bo fiery red)
B My Jny nt ncclnjr j oil li part control
1 1 lion token of pinny tamy fumlihed sou 1 1
H Bbo o lines to Icnr.i my lightest whim or with,
H1 And murmurs
H -novhterof 1'rlt), sklltUh are tby trays.
H 'erchanro my metl you'll bring sotneof theso
' O, why rocratlnnt7 Wby, why go slow?
H.1 Art walling for the bstn-nnd-ercr to grow?
H'- At leiialh tho ponies avntn upon the Ktttkit
H And bemm upon ms with a rralln sercnei
H. Like clinnipugno tolile popping out III oork
BBB Bho shoot out
B O, fair one, tbo' no drinking man am I
B 1 fain rome mild, light Ixrerngo would try.
BBB Not only hungry am 1. but athlrst: .
H And I oould drink until toy bids would bunt.
B O, for Ice-water, milk or lomonade.
Baf tkimo cool drink bring mr, ota, tbou loTtly
H At Inttsbeioe my signal and far off
B Bhuuls at mr
H Dome, come, tbou sby, coy maid, hear my
H Hare 1 come to tbo end of this, my meal?
f Is this small rntlon all I am to draw?
BBBJ Mutt famine's tooih foroTer at me gnawr
BBBJ You think I'm had ouougb not so not sot
BBBfll Ah. Ilttlo of a hoarder's iranuyou knowl
j Jfjou'd but listen If you only wouldl
K 8ho answers
j Poton Deaoou.
Jl LESSON FOB HUSBANDS.
H , 'J'lio Ilttlo silver column la tbo tlior-
H nioiuotcr wns grndunlly mounting
H toward tho nineties, tho loaves hung
H. motionless In tbo furnaco-liku air, and
HB, tho scant ottho perfumed swntlis of
B ' tit newly out liny pervaded everything, a
LaH .vJr KqiilioSaillcy stood undortlio uinbrolla-
Baflar '' shaped upplo-trco a ml wiped tils rook-
HjH' lug brow with a yard-square pocket-
Hl handkerchief of yollow silk.
Kl "l'liowl" cried tho squire, "this Is
Kl Kiting too much. I think I shall go
H liomn 1111 hour earlier than usual."
H "So'd I, If I wrfsn't workln' for ilnys'
H wages." Bald Israel Nowcoinb.who was
B 4 vigorously turning tho frngant billows
H otgrounwithn fork which gleamed
KB liko serried lightning In tho siiushlno.
I The squlro glared nn'grily u( Israel; It
l was his pride that ho worked ns hard
m I as uny of his hired men, rich land-
B I owner though ha was.
' I "I s'poso I cau do as I ploase?'1 satd
; 1 "Sartlnr' observed Israel. "I only
; -wish I could I"
K Tfm squlro wont homo, selecting tho
( ehtuly path whielt lay p;irt way through
H tho woods, n'ud crossing tho noisy lit
H.S tlo stream' ou 'a makeshift bridge
K formed by it fallou cedar tree. Fur
Hs. down In tho grcon crosslights, and
Wkk llntJjig reflections of tho glon.h'ocould
1 ko Will Dalian, vhojiiu abandoned
Kj. all pretonso$ of llslilug.faTidlaip1' tho
Nfi moss nt Mary, Sadley's .feet, reading
V ' . artmd-ttr lier.mit ut surmi'pockrefyBlnfflo
Kj of poetry. Tho squlro'frowaetl.
v Spooning ns usiml"?'growlod ho,
Hffi' uuder his breath, aud pushed stoadlly
H, Tho old homostoad, paluted white,
Hj' with 11 rufrt'shlug contrast of grceu
UM blinds, lay basking In tho vivid sun-
' shine. Tli 6 rqulro looked at It with n
HJI complacent senao of proprlftorshlp as
H;T lio wont ni'ound to tho backdoor.whore
"'v n great honeysuoklo vino was ull ia
iX. curls of buff and white blosiouis. Tho
Ik roomy kltchon, with Its shining copper
HI boiler and whlto-bonrd lloor, was eilent
Hlf1 nud omptv. Ho looked nrouud.
Hlk "Halloi" hoshoutod. "Isuvcryono
HKLl LHtlo Kitty caino ruuning out of tho
HHB front room.
E3 "Hush, father)'1 said sho, holding up
l small forullnger. "Mother is asleep."
Hyf "Aslccpl" roared tho squire. "A
Ik pretty tlmo of day to bo nsleup.aud tho
whole honsu wldo open, ready for any
H ' tramp that may comu along, and, your
J graudmother's silver opoons In plain
HS view on thu dro.sor-slielf. Asleep!"
Ll!f "I'm sorry, Titus." naidnu npologotlo
HDI voice, ns a palo, shadowy Ilttlo woman
HII issued from tho hall bovond, whoro she
rial had been lying on a procruitcan
I'll louilgo. fashioned of unptilnted pi no
H njl boards, and drapotl wth a lumpy mut-
' tress. "I hadn't any Idea 'of falling
I, iA nslcnii whan 1 lay down, but my hesd
n nchoil n Ilttlo it's tho heat, I supposo
L 1 1 and I felt dUisy. I'm very sorry, but
K t guruly it Isn't 12 o'clock yet."
bVv& "ll ,lont Inck l),nn.v i"l"tcs of It,"
&rr a said tho siiuiro.lnomlly, looking nt tho
H. big, 'wooiteu olqqk, whoso fut, black
HL, lliimau uumorals glared back nt him
1 from behind a grceu nebula) of dsnara
Kl gus branches. "Tho hent, oh? Woll,
IH, I s'poso other lolks feel It, too. My
H Jg head aches, but I don't take to my bed.
BWBlE. And when n man comes homo tired
HJ n"' ljcat oul 'rom "lu lr-flold ho nat
I'll' tially expects tollnd things comfort
I IbV'' ' &u'0, don't kuow what n woman has
4B her board and keep for it It nln't to sea
bM', that meals Is reg'lar and things do-
HS " cent.'
HIT; "I'm sorry, Titus," nervously rolter-
HR. Ated tho Ilttlo woman, fluttering to and
HW , tro like a lanlo-wlngod plgeou. . "but
HK I'll make nil tho hasto I can. Dinner
V98fi "' will soon boroady. Ilorc, Kitty (to tho
I'm' child), wash thoso potatoes in 'tho sink
ijB??' A us iulck as you can, anil trim tho beots,
Hi ' whllo 1 run outfor soma kindlings to
B hurry up tho tire."
Hj.-ti Amluuto afterward ho could hear
HV' , 'tho quick strokes of tho hutchot and ho
Hf; bethought himsolf that. In tho hurry
BB . Incident to lmylug-tlniu, tho pllo ol
HCfBl- , ltindllngg had been allowed to get low.
Hw' Mt r "It does seem," ho said, potuluutly,
Hft'i' "ns If ovory thing hiudored a mau'sdlo-
KflUi-Vi V "Then, father." paid Kitty, glancing
H-ar - shruwdly ovbr tho top of tho tin potato-
HBfjJv , pan. "why don't you go out and unlit
HHfv'i tho kindlings nnd lot mother 'tend to
IHriH tho things indoors?"
HEfJV "Hush, Kitty." said Mrs. Sadloy
H1K1.1" ccickly, ns sho touched a match to ths
BaHL' ' '"
liiasTof crumplod papers tinder the
"Whoro's tho last Oazttter snarled
tho squlro. Ignoring Kitty' quorv.
"Oh, Titus," cried tho wlfo,"irvo Just
set Urn (o Itl I supposed, of course,
you'd road it It's a week old today,
1 you know."
"Of courso," said Snulro Sadler, "1
might have known without nsklng't It's
waste, and Uing away, and burn up in
this houso. Thero nn't nothing safe
whoro an extravagant woman's con
"Mother nn't extravagant!" said Kit
ty "Whoro's thorn peas I brought In this
morning?" sharply domauded tho
squlro, looking around him, with Argus
"There Isn't tlmo to shell thora now,"
said Mrs. Sadloy, timidly.
"Time time!'' repeated her husband.
"Of courso there nn't time, If you sleep
away your life on that there sofy. I
mean to havo It tnkou away tomorrow.
It's a deal too handy. What's tho uso
o' my plantin' thu earliest peas in
market, nnd hoelu' nnd bnishia' 'cm,
nud then goin' out nforo sunup to pick
'cm, If my folks han't lifo enough to
"I'll haro 'cm for suppor," said Mrs.
Sadloy, with n Ilttlo tremolo in her
"No you won't, nolthor," said the
squire. "I'll send 'em over to Neigh
bor Darton's. Hit wife's got somo
suap lu her! I declare, It's clear dls
couragln' for a man to bo dragged back
all tho tlmo by u shiftless wifuF'
A big round drop plashed down into
tho frying-pan which Airs. Sadloy was
just preparing to receive sundry slices
of well-cured 1mm whlfh she hud been
cutting; sho made no verbal reply, bow
over. "Eh?" said tho squire: "why don't
you say something? Sulking, I s'poso,
- At this poor Mrs. Sadloy burst into
"No. Titus." said sho. "I nn't sulk
ing. Hut I fcol nwful bad today, nnd
it'dou't tako much to upset mo. It's
nil true what you say. I am a poor,
woru-out, feoblo creature, nnd I don't
blama you for gottiu' out of patience,
llut If I hadn't worked so hard all these
"Oh, yes, thcro's always somo ex
cuse," urowlod tho squire; nnd tnklne
a stray "sample number" ot a paper,
ho went out to sit In tho honeysuckle
"I can't stand that roasting fire,"
"Thou," said Kitty, tho enfant terri
ble, "how do you suppose mothor likes
In nn instant, however, hor tickle,
childish attention was divorted.
."Seel" shooricd; "thore conic Cousin
Mary and Mr. Dallas over the hill! Oh,
father, thoy'ro engaged. Did you know
"Yes," nbsently answered tho squlro,
intont on his papor.
"I was in tlin parlor that night; it
thundered aud rained so hard," said
Kitty, with n twinkling oyc. "aud thoy
didn't know it. And I heard them talk
ing to each other. And he called her
his darling lovo "
"Humphr' gruntod tho squlro. "A
rogMar cuso o' spooning."
"And sho raUl ho was her dearest,
dearest ono," nddod Kitty, tho circum
stantial. "Young fools!" snnppod Squlro Sad
loy. "Father," said Kitty, leaning on his
shoulder sho was tho only ono in tho
houso who was not afraid of tho stern
despot "don't nil lovors talk so?"
"I'licy'ro fools for their pains if thoy
"Didn't you lovo mothor when sho
wnsugirl llko Cousin Mary? Didn't
you say just such things to hor?"
Tho squlro moved uneasily in his
chair under' tho calm, searching light
of Mary's oyes.
"I might ha' done." ho owned nt last.
"I s'posa I was just as great au Idiot as
othor folks be."
"I don't 8eo why peoplo ovor leave it
off," said Kitty abstractedly, "Was
mothor a pretty girl?"
t'Dou't talk nonsense," said the
squlro, almost angrily; and ha got up
nud walked mound to thu old wooden
bench bosido the well cutb.
Had Kitty's mother been n pretty
girl? Yis,( that sho had rose-cheeked
nnd Hmpid-oyud.with a laugh sweet ns
tho note of n thrush, nnd tho lightest
foot in a Virginia rcol of any girl in
tho neighborhood. And now, "I am a
fioor, worn-out, feoblo creaturo," sho
iad said. In the faint, wearv accents,
looking at him out of tho dim, faded
oyes; "aud I don't blame you for get
ting out of patleuco." Ye it was all
true. Hut what had wrought tho
change? Whoso fault was it?
"1 don't know," said the squlrb.star
Ing at heaven's bluo eye vellected far
down in tho heart ot tho deop, cool
well, "but I 'most think I'vo baen too
hard on her. Now I come to study on
it, I've had lots o' hired help about tho
farm, and she's dono nil tho housnwork
herself. And sho uovorwus vorystrongl
Was she a pretty girl? Thoro wasn't
none prettier in n radius o' twenty
miles around Klngsloy church. Aud
to look nt her nowl"
The sijulro got up nnd stamped un
easily around tho well.
"I'vo been a brutel" ho muttered to
himself, "Worse than n dumb bruto
for thuv nn't suppose! to know uo
better. 1 don't know what I'vo beon
thlnkin' of all thusn yours. Leave .oil
loving hor? I han't never loft It off.
I lovo liur.noWv blest her faithful, pa
tient soul, ns well ns ever I did, ouly
I've foil Into tho way of boln' careless
anil neglectful. Uut I'll turn over u
now leaf tills very day, sco It I don't."
Ho kept his word. "
KttsrnirotK Marv? la It reallv a
ott1ed"tinuK"Tn1d"MrsTSdloy, '?0h, '
I hope you'll bu hippy. I hopo, nftes
twelvo years of marriage door Mary,
you'll bo as happy ns I nm nowl" '
Her eyes shone; a fnln't color glowed
on hor ordinary palo cheeks. Alary
Sadloy looked at her in surprise.
"Would yo'u bcllevo," went on tho
squire's wife, "he has hired a girl to
come hero nnd do all the rough work
so as to sparo me? And thoro is such
nn easy, spring-upholstered sofa in tho
hall in place 01 the lumuy old lounge,
and thcro's one of tho hay-hands split
ting a pile of wood to last from now to
Michaelmas. And wo nro to keep
our weddinir aunlvorsarv.lu real jold
fnshtonod style next week, nnd Titus
has ordered a dress trlmmod with whllo
rlbbons.just llko the ono I was married
In. He says I shall look as young and
pretty as I did then. Such nonesense,
you know! And yet It is nico ot him
to say so now, Isn't It?
Aud Mrs. Sadloy laughed through
l'oorsoul! The sunshine had come
Into in life.yet it filled her whole being
"I'm so gladl" said Marv. "But you
doscrvo it all, Cousin Eunice."
And tho newly betrothed lovers
whispered to each othor that tho mil
lennium must surely bo at hand. For
what otsu could so havo changed tho
Thoy did not stop to reflect that there
is truth iu the old saw: "Good In all,
and nono nil good." Amy Randolph in
N. Y. Leader.
HOW JAPANESE BOOKS ARE MADE.
An Interacting l'rnoii, Vry Different
from Authorship Hereabouts.
Tho Japancso author docs not write
books. Ho paints them. As soon ni
ho reaohes tho indispeusablo minimum
of ideas he shuts himself iu his study,
brightened slightly by a ,10ft light from
a four-cornerud white piper lantern.
Ho has before him a polished tublo,
or.o foot high, on which Ho his idyllic
writing material. The paper is of on
ngrecabto yellow nnd is marked with
perpendicular and horizontal blue
linos. His ink is held in a rich obony
plato, elaborately carved nnd with a
doprcssloc in which tho black tnbloti
are rubbed to nothing. The plato also
carries tlvo bamboo brushes which serve
As tho spirit moves the author bo
gins painting nt tho back ond nt all the
pagos that nro to swing Japancso
hearts nnd heads. From the left to
tho right of each page his brown hnndi
sweep tho brush up and down tho j'er
pendtoulnr bluo lines. With Incon
ceivable rapidity the pages aro covered ,
with dollcato and varied marks from
tho brush. To a foreigner a volume
just fresh from sucly a hand Is ono ol
tho prettiest thingsjin tho world, and
exactly the article t bo presented to s
frleifd or patron ns bn edition de luxe.
Dut tho first success W u work in Japan
deponds so oxtenslvoly on tho artistic
execution of tho bruit that uo authoi
would think of letting nn autograph
work leave his hands. When Unlshed
the painted history, poem, nr novel ii
intrusted to a professional copyist, who
knows nbova nil others h'ow to paint
words with skill. Uesldcs tho export
noss Of such n book painter tho scratch
ing of a Eurupoan pen or tho click of s
tvpowritcr seems as indclicuto-as split
Tho noxt stop ot tho author with the
indispeusablo minimum of ideas is to
Bond tho artistic reproduction of his
painting to tho engraver, who prepares
tho blocks, wets thttm with ink, layf
ou tho paper sheet by shoot, nnd Unally
presses it down, so that it may tako
tho iiguros, with n great palm leaf pen.
Tho leaves nro fe.stunrd togothor and
bound in simple paper covers. Unlike
tho Western book functor, tho Japan
cso book fancier cares Ilttlo for tho ex
terior of his volumes Ho wishes no
ornamont on tho binding, usido from
tho marks of tho tltlo iu tho upper left
Tho arrangement of a Japanese
author with his publisher is astonish
ingly simple. One recently answered
tho question of a European on tho sub
"I mysolf pay my publisher. I tnlot
nil tho risk of losses from 111
works. I could not allow, on tho othdi
hand, that any 0110 should prulit front
my labor." Ar. Y. Htm.
Tjonj-strcot anil tho Soots.
Tho New York Highlanders, a vol
unteer regiment which servod with
conspicuous distinction in thu war, has
a now name on its roster; the recruit
is uo loss a distinguished command"
nr than Gen. LonVroet, tho Confed
erate. Ho was elected ut the recent
visit of tho regiment to Knoxvlllo. Aft
er his oloctlon ho told of his tirst meet
ing with tho "Scots." Ho said ho wus
about to meet au attack, nnd inquired
of nn aldo who was mnklug the charge
on his lino on tho loft. The nldo an
swered: "Thoso Irishmon with tho
Scotch enps." "I asked him how thoy
were fighting." continued the General,
"and ho said: -Can't you hoar the
racket?' I could. Just then a squad
of men came running from whoro tho
engagement was tho hottest, and I
asked tho Lieutenant in command if
thero was any serious fighting going
on, nud whero thoy were going, 'Go
ing,' echoed thu'LIuutenaut, 'to tho
rear. This is 110 lit place for any man,'
From that tlmo my estimation of the
Scotch boys vuso 100 per cent."
"Yeast "Did your wlfo evor deceive
yon?" . Orlnisoobeuk "Yes; she de
ceived mo only yesterday." Yeast
"How so?" Crlmsonbeak "She told
mo she was going shopping and she
actually made a purchase!" Ymkers
FOR THE FARM AND HOME
, A HALF-HOUR STUDY OF PRAC
Kow to Judge Wool on Mre Hheop Onions
May he Made I'rolltnble Crop
The 1'uultry Yard Uonso-
I10I1I Hints, etc.,
How to Jadpe Wool,
Tho following, on "how to judgo
wool on 11 vo Bhccp," is from Town nnd
Country Journal of . Australia: Tho
finest nnd softest wool is always on tho
shoulders of ,tho shoop. An export In
Judging sheep nlwnys looks on tho
shoulders first. A writor of oxpcrlcnco
In roaring flno-woolcd nhcop nnd In
hnndllng wool communicates tho fol
lowing suggestions for eolocting a good
wooled sheep. Always assuming thut
tho wool to bo lijspoctcd is ronlly flno,
wo first oxnmlno tho shoulders as a part
whoro tho finest wool Is to bo found.
Tills wo tnko ns a standard nnd com
pare It with tho wool from tho ribs, tho
thigh, tho rumps nnd tho shoulder parts,
nnd tho nonrer tho wool from tho vnrl
ous portions of tho nnlmal approaches
tho stnndnrd thobetttor. First wo scru
tlnlzo tho fineness nnd if tho result is
satisfactory wo pronounce tho fleece, in
respect to fineness, vory "ovon." Noxt,
wo scrutinize tho length of tho staple,
and it we find that tho wool on tho ribs,
thigh nnd back npproxlmnto reasona
bly In length to that of our standard,
wo again doclaro tho ilcoco, ns regards
length of Btaplo, "truo nnd oven." Wo
next satisfy ourselves ns to tho density
of tho floeco, nnd wo do this by closing
tho hand upon a portion of tho rump
nnd loin wool, thoso points being usually
tho thinnest nnd rnoro faulty. If this
again gives satisfaction wo designato
all tho wool "ovon to density." Now,
to summarize thoso separata examina
tions: If tho flceco is nearly nil of equal
longth on shoulder nnd across tho loins,
wo coucludo that vfo havo a porfoct
sheep for producing valuablo wool.
Onion Culture In Knglnnd.
Tho following culturo directions for
raising a prlzo crop of onions nro given
InGardon nnd Forest by Its English cor
respondent: "Tho soil is a heavy
blackish loam, resting on red clay, and
It receives a tremendous dressing of
stablo manuro in tho month of October,
nnd, If tho weather Is dry, a good coat
I ot salt; tho ground is thon trenched two
jfoet deep, nnd left until tho spring,
. when a top-dressing of soot Is applied.
In March or April tho ground is rakod
and mado ready to rocolvo tho onions,
tho seed of which was sown tho last
, weolc in February, in boxes, then
I hardoncd o(T, nnd planted tho first
wook In May, in drills eighteen lnchos
apart, seven Inches boing allowed from
plant to plant. Thoro nro two rows of
onions, thon a path two feet wldo and
two rows of onions again, and bo on.
Tho beds nro top-drcssod with well
spent manuro, nnd sovernl dosos ot soot
aro sown broadcast during tho season;
.tho beds being woll watered in dry
, weather, thoroughly soaked botwoon
tho rows, tho two-foot path botweon
( each two drills bolng vory convenient
' for tho purpose This mothod of culti
vation produced tho finest bed of onions
ovor grown in tho. United Kingdom.
Hundreds of bulbs could bo picked
wolghlng from a pound to a pound and
1 a half each, and scores from two
: pounds to 2 pounds a dozen bulbs
scaled 28 pounds, and six bulbs 15 J
pounds. Am. Agriculturist.
One War of Uolug It.
A man who is willing to llston to tho
truth and to acknowledge tho superi
ority of ono horso ovor another Is not
hard to convinco that it pays to raise
better horses. The trouble connected
with getting breeders out of tho old
ruts in breeding is gonorally found in
tho fact that thoy will not llston to
argument. A word on tho toplo of
1 Improvement will bring tho Idoa to
them at onco that tho man Introducing
I Buch a thought has nn axo to grind or
something In his own intorest to pro
pose. Frobably tho best argument with
men who nro unwilling to hood any
thing olso is to glvo thom a fow object
lessons. This can bo dono by raising
horses that will Boll for two or throo
times ns much monoy as scrubs. Noth
ing will opon a man's oyes bo quick as
to touch his pockotbook. This would
not bo touching tho pockotbooks of tho
breeders ot inferior horses, but it
would bo lotting thom bo sovcroly
alone that It would cortalnly bo effoo
tivo. National Stockman.
Ilaked Indian Tuddlng.
A baked Indian pudding is a dessert
In which tho old tlmo Now England
housekcepor took spoclnl prldo, says
tho Now Youjc Tribune It Is doubt
ful it It ovor can bo Borvod In perfee
, tion without a brick ovon. It should
bo dark, rich in flavor, with u jolly
llko substance mlxod through it, tho
result of a long, Blow baking at a
steady heat and bucccssIvo additions ot
milk during tho baking. Eaten with
a rich cream or with maplo sugar, if
you wish, molted in cream or with
simply sweet butter, this pudding Is a
culinary triumph. It is n falluro if
any makeshift procoss is rosorted to In
order to . shorten tho tlmo ot its
preparation. It should bo baked at
least six hours, if a steady, slow heat
can bo maintained in tho stove. If
j pottiblo uso tho "old process," not tho
' "- -J faW "7BBBJ
kiln-dried mcnl usunlly sold in city
groceries. Tho "old procusa" meal
cum bo obtained nt mills nnd is often sold
by country grocer' stores. To mnlw
tho pudding, stir into a pint of cold
milk Bovcn oven toospoonfuls of Indian
rocnl. Add a teacup of molasses, 11
hidf teuspoonful of salt and a largo
tftblcspoonful of butter. Tour another
pint of milk scalding hot ovor tho other
Ingredients nnd stir it woll. Put tho
pudding Into 11 thick oarthon pudding
dish, for tho old-fashioned yollow wnro
BCems tho most upproprlato to scr? 0 it
in. ItBhould bobogun early Thanks
giving morning In order to bo sorvod
at u 11 o'clock dinner, as It should bo
nctirly dono before It Is tlmo to prepare
tho main part of tho dlnnor. When
you nro rendy to mnko up a hot flro for
roasting tho turkoy nnd other cooking,
it can bo put, covorod with n hot plato,
in tho heating closet of tho rnngo,
whoro It will koop at a uniform tem
poraturo and contlnuo to work out. its
perfection. If tho dinner is to bo
served at 3 o'clock tho pudding should '
bo put in tho oven as early as 8 in tho
morning nnd tho ovon maintained nt n
steady bout till 1 o'clock, whon tho flro
can bo kindled ovor to furnish tho in
tenso heat roqulrod for roasting. Then
tho pudding may bo put in tho heating
closet. Wo may add this pudding
tastes quite as good nny othor day.
How to Use IhoWhlp.
With a vory frco horao It Is doslrablo
to cautiously accustom him to tho
Bound and fool ot tho whip lightly
drawn across him bo as not to hurt him
at all, says an experienced horsoman.
Tills will prevent him from running
whonovor you tako tho whip in hand,
and mnko it posslblo to touch up a slug
by his sldo. A slow, easy-going horso,
on tho other hand, should novor fcol
the whip unless to hurt him. Ladles
and tender-hearted drivers often da
great mischief to such horses by con
stantly flicking nt thom until tho horse
cares no more for tho whip than he.
docs for his tall. With such horses 0
pretty heavy whip should bo used, and
often used, but bo that thoy fcol it and
know what it moans. A horse that
will not movo nnd movo quickly to the
whip is neither pleasant nor snfo.
Among the 1'oultry.
Feed wheat to' tho poultry if con
fined. Do not feed whole threshed oats ex
clusively. If eggs nro kopt for hatching, thoy
must bo turned regularly.
Eggs lntondod for hatching should
not bo allowed to got chilled.
Mixing a pod of rod poppor In with
tho food occasionally will bo found
It takes tlmo for 'ho hens to got too 1
fat to lay, and roqulros tlmo to get
thom in good condition ngaln. tea:
Poultry running nt largo in an "
orchard do a largo amount of good in
destroying Insect pests and vormln.
Sorghum socd makes ono of tho best
feeds for growing fowls, especially
whim thoy aro doslgned for oarly mar
ket. A cheap remedy for llco and foul air
in tho poultry lio;iso is to mix a quart
of coal tar to 10 gallons of water and
sprinklo ovor ovorythlng.
Clover is ono of tho very.-best foods
for laying hens. Food olovor hay cut
into small pieces nnd Bonkod during
tho winter, nnd on groon clovor during
tho summer with their grain.
Millet scod is a good food for young
poultry as soon as thoy bogin to loarn
to pick up Ilttlo bits of something to
cat, and ordinarily it is a cheap feed.
Many good broedors bollovo thai
roup can bo inhorltod; that n hon one
afflicted with roup novor entirely re
covers from tho dlseaso and will trans
mit it to hor offspring.
Crudo curbollo ucid is hotter to uso
as a wash In soapsuds for trees than
anything olso. Korosono should not bo
used on trees at all.
Ureodors who exhibited nt tho horso
ohow in Now York city all agroo that
tho business of brooding and training
fino horses grows hotter with each
Ico cold water drank by animals la.
raised to blood heat with grain and hay
for fuel, just ns truly as If you burned
that fuel under a kottlo containing tho
As In tho matter of country butter,
so hams, lard and other hog products
must bo just as good as any other, if
tho mnkors expect to find a ready
The best colts cannot bo roared llko
hot houso plants. Thoy must havo ex
orcise; but to havo this they nood not
got their shelter from tho looward sldo
of n barb-wlro fenco.
Tho standard tomporature for churn
ing in tho wintor is 65 dog., In the
summer 50 dog. Croam always warms
up few degrees in tho churning. Tho
churning in wintor should bo dono in a
Tho cost of foodlng cows in a Canu-
dlan didry herd amounts to $18 Inthrco H
months, from Jan. 1 to April 1, whllo l
tho milk Is sold for $12, leaving $24 I
protlt for tho throo months, equal to H
$90 a cow In tho year.
A nurseryman tolls In tho Rural Now jl
YorVor thnt ho uses with great succesi H
smo.ll bottles ns troo lnbols. Tho ro5- H
ord is placed in tho bottlo, which it, H
then closed with n stopper and covorod H
down to tho nock with rubboroloth onj H
wired on tho uauao oa any lnbol. H