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.1 vTh recoi err of. the Spanish nllaon
'"wrecked off Hispaniola, of which the
' ' bullion was secured hf some English
tm speculators in HW7, baa seat later gen
erations dcarlr. The duke of Albe
. marie, governor of Jamaica, received
.JS0,m, tha .royal share was 10,000,
. gentlemen who had- ad veil tared 10
took, 8,000 to 10,000. . JanamenMc
.bare: been the disaatrga. enterprises
which this success promoted. WiUua
the. last lew years we saw a company
, xonaea to recover Napoleon's army
chest, sank, with the Teasel that con-
tained it, at the battle Abukir.
; Perhaps the most interesting find,
- savin); those wondroos tombs in Booth
itnesia, was the ' "treasure of Gnar-
razar," discovered in 1R.sk. Some peaa-
; suits traveling near Toledo noticed ob
jects of gold and Jewel work washed
' partly mit of the ground by heavy
rains. They broke them to pieces and
. divided them. " Happily, an intelligent
' man heard the story in time, bought np
every fragment; pieced them all to
gether, and fled to Paris, where he sold
. the lot to the Mosee Clnny. The objects
proved to be eleven crowns mostly
."votive" of Gothic monarchs who ruled
Spain during the seventh century. Of
. the owner in two eases there is no
doubt at all, for they bear
his name in letters of gold hang
tag by gold chains from the cir
cles, with a jeweled pendant from each
letter. One bears the simple inscrip
tion: "Suinthila," who reigned from
21 to 81 A. D.: the other: "Eeccesvin
thus rex offorret." Bis date was 649
072 A. D. Two, if not more, are
queens' crowns. One, the largest, has
thirty big Sapphires and thirty pearls
of great size; below it hangs a cross set
! with large sapphires and pearls, which,
again. ias jeweled pendants. . But we
mutt not describe minutely objects
which are, perhaps, better known, to
antiquarians at least, than any' pieces
of goldsmiths' work existing. -The
"treasure of Hildesheim" also is
... priceless. It waa found by soldiers
digging a trench for siege practice near
the town of that name in I860. We can
not doubt that this glorious trouvaille
was the "campequippage" of some very
rich traveler, probably a Roman general
though conjecture has boundless field
for speculating; how it could find its
way to Hildesheim. which the Roman
armies never reached. There are stew
pan, pots, plates, a batterie de cuisine
complete, all of silver, exquisite in form
and in ornament; the legs, so to call
. them, of a table, stands for lamps, ,
and . other things indefinable, all
t silver and all lovely; a complete din
ner service, plates, dishes, cups, gob-
. lets, of beautiful Greek work, in silver,
with gold wreaths and attachments.
One might nay in truth that the gold
smith's art could not go beyond the
grace and richness of these articles
many of which are ascribed to the first
century A. D. had not the Russian
finds surpassed them. The Hildesheim
treasure is at Iterlin; the Russian at the
At inter palace. That, in truth, is glo
rious beyond imagining. Of one piece
. M. Thiers declared in rapture that a
nation would be justified in wriHriy
war on the czar for possession of it.
This is the "Nikopol vase." Volumes
have been written and libraries will be
written on these marvels. They ' have
been recovered from tumuli in the
neighborhood of the ancient Greek col
onies on the Illack sea Chicago Times.
ABSURDITIES IN SPELLING.
o(llah Writers Do Not Take KloSIr to
Any Chances In Their Orthographr.
Far be it from me to appear as the
defender of the "American spelling"
which the British journalists denounce.
This "American spelling" is' less ab-
r surd than the British spelling only in
so far aa it haa varied therefrom. Even
; in these variations there is abundant
- absurdity. . Once upon a time most
words that now are spelt with' a final
e had an added k. Even now both
ifriusn and' American usage re-
- , tains this k in hammock, although
, both British and Americans have drop-
ped toe needless letter from havoc;
while the British retain the k at the
end of almanack, and the Americans
have dropped it. Dr. Johnson
a reactionary in orthography as in
politics; and in his dictionary he wilful
ly put a final k to words like optick,
without being generally followed by
the publick as He would have spelt it.
Music was then musick, although, even
as late as Aubrey's time, it had been
musique. In our own day we are wit
nessing the very gradual substitution
of the logical technic for the form origi
nally imported from Franca technique.
As yet, so far as I have observed! no at
tempts have been made to modify the
foreign spelling of clique and oblique.
I am inclined to think that technic is
" " replacing technique more rapidly
should I say less slowly? in the United
: States than in Great Britain. ' We
Americans like to assimilate our words
' and to ' make them our own.
while the British have rather
fondness for foreign phrases. A
London journalist recently held np
to public obloquy as an "igno
rant Americanism" the word pro
gram, although he would have
found it act down in Prof. Skat's
"Etymological Dictionary": "Pro
- gramme was taken from the French, so
a recent writer reminds us. and in Vio
lation of analogy, seeing that, when it
was imported into English, we had al
. ready anagram, cryptogram, diagram.
epigram, etc The logical form, pro
, gram, is not common even in America,
... and British writers seem to prefer the
French form, as British speakers give a
French pronunciation tocharade, which
in America has long since been accept
ed frankly as an English Word. -So we
find Mr. Andrew Lang, in his Angling
Sketches, referring to the asphalte;
- surely the word in our language ia
either asphaltum or asphalt. Brander
' Matthews, in Harper's Magazine. . ,
' '' " Married a Lard. . ' .. ..
, . "What has become of your niece?'
. t asked Miss Donohue of Mrs. CRafferty.
' "Och, sure, ap' ehe'e done well wid
- hersilt She married a lord." , V' '
''' - "Why, you dont tell me! An English
lord?" " - ""- ' - ' . -u-f
' ' - 'rxk don't think TieV an English'
' ' lord. He's s landlord. He kapes a aum--
-1 f1? mer hotel out in, New Jarsey." Texas
fiiftinga. r??r 5( i r. : .
tart i " ' 1 i' "
: i 41 . : f? KBliided Blm..(
1 .,' : Mrsj Ifewwed AVhy do,yoa object to
'S . r having my sweet little, doggy com to
Jnr. Tvewwea ue reminds ma. ox m
r-' man X boarded witii last aummernp in
theerantry. ., j "
- SeVwed He never came'to thetable
'wvhoataheddihg, nis coat Brooklyn
, . Jlll JmUcs W H t ' CJ b J
1 "A In1'1 W V Differaaee.-'.
illstress (to applicant for situation, who
Taa bean dismissed, from her last placat
-r."So you've ' just left? Didst your
;,aibsatlQtt . suit, youT.. Martha X
Tr yes, "'m. Situation sooted me very well.
It waa me, mum,- as didnt wot tlM
irTHtrT?ff I" LftJildjOaj ynnjlfc
tW aVW. UM. --
tarsMM leSt a' ltaaVb.pertta.aa.'
, The Missouri state board of agri
culture aaa. anbiding jfait
aaan agrkaritiural staW.aTid has used
every meyy witmn its pora. to en
courage oftjTluiuers to tike the view
that therUhbohey in-farming While
it is l i j9aVnl lha vAere'Tnflie ag-
trje df 'any
equally jqie 1
. -v. - -
Vast Ahtya. Armer come
rnluJSnigp have been
poJirleilaAiVout of all
proper prnjijrtion, to . th&ettetrirnent of
larmers ri Class, ajHLTnrr state as a
whole. . . n -
The story of .how a man was made
slek unto death by being .told repeat
edly bow badly he looked is familiar..
So, doubtless, many a farmer in Mis
souri and other states, who, had he
been encouraged, would have been suc
cessful, has been ruined by hearing eon
stantly that there is no money in farm
ing; that all other classes hare com
bined against him; that farmers are
rapidly being reduced to a condition of
serfdom, and so on.
ltelicving thst the financial condition
of Missouri farmers was much better
than they generally think, and that the
facta in the case would be helpful, a
circular letter was sent to the banks of
the statTjutside of Kansas City and St.
Louis asking for. figures in "answer to
the following aetions; -vy
(1) WhaJ propOPtipq of ttte money de
posited ia,jor bank belongs to farm
ers? . (2)Ial yparion of your de-
posltors areTarinera as compared with
other business men? 1SV What DroDor-
tion of Ihe.'farmers Of the community
tributary to your town are bank depos
itors? (4r What would yon estimate to
be the number of farmer depositors as
oom pared to the total number of your
" The banks responded quite freely to
the call and returns were received from
S73, comprising 94 counties. Of the SO
remaining counties JS have no banks,
so that of the counties having banks we
have returns from all bat T.
In the tabulated statement the first
column of figures gives the number of
banks in a county responding, and the
figures in the other columns are the
average of the returns for the county.
the columns being arranged in the or
der in which the questions are asked.
E-Jt asms iui -ZA aj mL.-!.,.- TTVV"7
-a"""., t . 1 7-JT7r. rT"T TT r f ai imh
cocirma g Per jPer Per iPer
. csotjcsnt oeiiL cent
Artufr..... 66 50 IS 11
Andrew 1 40 S IS SO
AU-tahKM , . S 7! !i M ......
Andraia 4 SS T is 80
Barry .. .. 3 to 41 S 2S
Barton 4 U H in S
Bates t Tl fS l 8.1
BDtoa 1 SO S3 JO S3
Boon.... trt M 75 8
Bni-hanan 3 . SO 66 43 33
Bntlxr 1 33 33 TS
CaldwtU. T 71 73 M M
t'aUowar t 7 4 7S
OspaOiraraesa... 1 15 OS 10 SB
Carroll 4 71 KS 70 M
Cast S m 7 84 52
Cedar..- 1 SO 88
Chariton. ( SO 70 70 70
Cbriatlan t SO 83 08 IS
Clark 4 75 78 34 40
Clay 7 84 S3 47 63
Clinton t 88 8J 63 S3
Col.. I 43 11 10
Cooper t Si 78 4S 16
Crawford.... 1 50 60 II 91
Dad- 1 68 W 60 76
Dallaa. 1 75 75 . ..
Dtii 3 77 81 63 87
DrKalb 4 71 79 69 36
Donnlaa.. 1 40 70 16 01
Dunklin 1 16 33 02 01
Franklin..... .... t ',6 76 40
Oaaoonads. 1 38 60 10 10
O-ntry. 4 tl 66 54 36
(irons. W Zl 8
Onmdy I IS n
Harrison. 1 6 SS 05
Hmirr 4 C 51 a 69
Ho.t 4 n 61 88 B
Howard 3 M 70 17 it
Howell. 1 10 33 10
Jarkson. 7 47 68 67
Ja.lwr II 26 S 30
J-ftVron. 3 10 25 10 60
Jotaroa 4 80 67 60 62
Knox I 83 72 86 TO
Larleda 1 86 76 10 76
LaFaretta 8 &t 71 TO 67
Lawraiaca 3 32 33 17 17
Uwb 2 76 to
Lincoln 1 SI SO
Linn 6 To 72 41 45
Livingston I 65 S3 76 76
McDonald 1 60 6)
Macon , 1 SO 70
Marioa .-. 3 44 46 80
Jaarest i.... t 81 '71 80 80
Miller 1 35 80 02 01
Muarisstpp! 1 60 75 80
Monitaaa 3 83 72 65 (0
Monroe 1 76 75 25
Montgomery 9 M) 75 40 63
Morgan 1 27 40 60 40
New Madrid 1 25 35 10 80
Newton t 28 38 2 20
Nodaway 9 87 75 80 72
Or -.on 1 20 10 01
Osage 1 03 08
Pettis. t 78 78 68 63
Pbelps. 1 26 20 33
Pike 4 68 67 62 40
Platte- 2 St 76 60 2
Polk 83 63 S3 20
Pi-laakl 1 60 76 10
Pntnaia . t 70 76 60
Kills 4 78 78 68 36 -
Randolph. IS 61 63
Bay 6 09 68 67 76
Bipiay 1 12 20
Bt Charles 1 15 18
Bt. Clair. 1 26 W 26 25
St Francois -
St. Oeneriere -.. ..
St. Loots ... I 8 88 83
8allne. 8 72 80 82 80
Brnnyler 4 64 TO 36 48
Scotland 3 ro 73 45 SO
Sralt 1 89 30 33
Shelby I 81 M 66 4ft
(toddard' 1 26 26 10
Snilivaa.. 4 81 73 58 60
Veraaa 2 63 71 60 60
Wsyao.. ....... Mt
Webtsr ... 42 43 24
Wort... ....... 3 TS a 67 68
Wright.-. I 60 60 20 JO ,
Arerage ..... . .I... 66 60 47 43
BKMARKS. . -
'The- following' are some of the Te-
suarks nude by ' bankers ia connection
with the foregoing inquiry. We give
the remarks by counties: .
Acdkaih. Our farmers, as a rule, are
better off thai) any .other part, of. the
county, as our other Industries 'depend
upon them. We consider farmer depos
itors much the 'most desirable class of
depositors. " - " ' :
BATKS---rsrrrrers who man age their.
business carefully 'sis other business
men arw equally- 'auetnaful. "Three-
fourtha-of ,amr depositors are .farmers.
and at teaat taree-toars of oar 4toposN
beloBg-to farmers. i. -luAe, '
uvtiiASAji Tha, jarsser waa .shks
the same, amount of well-directMl and
intelligent labor on his farm, as slaaa
K nH4lH.. .i i a
. . J , , - .iniwru Mf caiiy meir Lilly nanaa
it. rr T"''' lip depend upon it there is
any class, lain better condition finan-1 i , . '
cially than those who Work in, the
eitiea, and, if his farm Is free from in-
errmbranee, or aot -too heavily ineum-
asreok na aaonu be neora independent
laing on a small scale. Mhv
are not oougna to bor-
row, alrd'practically-fcU borrowing and
renewing of existing loans bow bains;
done is for the purpose of speculation,
improvement or purchase of more land.
- CAiDWsxi. The fanners of the coun
ty are tha best 8poaitarw wr havel-- '
CABBOLt. While tt percent of tour
trlltl l jur toftHva; only 5 perf
mt vomt cess drafts are with
Thresrfosnrtha oi the stockholders of
this bank are farmers and more want
stock. . All our farmers are prospering,
many adding yearly to their land. ....
" Cass. The farmers in our county
fire, 1. think. In 'a much" more fnoaper-
othsrs.- -. : . tr :
CmTUSTiAH. Wshave a prosperous lot
of farmers. . . -
: CLATr-The farmers . of this com
munity are generally prosperous and
contented. We have twelve banks in
the county supported . largely . by
Citric. There is twice the Idle cash
carried or held in pocket by farmers to
that of other business men in this coun
ty. . .Farmers are our best depositors.
Dade. It is safe to say that three
fourths of the money In our bank be
longs to farmers.
Daviess. Out of 400 depositors 300 are
farmers, and making more money than
any other class ia the county.
DoroLAss. Farmers are doing better
than any other class here.
' Gentry. The best depositors we have
are farmers; they keep money with as
Gbkxxb. It does not seem to me that
farmers should be held less prosperous
because they have less money. The
tradesman uses money daily, while the
farmer has continuing investments with
pecuniary periods. A large majority of
our farmers' business is on time depos
its, which is evidence that they are in
more easy circumstances than our busi
ness men, who are large borrowers.
Gsckdt. The farmers are prosper
ous. Many eastern loans paid off in the
Henbt. There are very few farmers
in this section who do not have a bank
Johnson. Many farmers are money
Kxox. Of time depositors six-sev
enths are farmers.
Lafayette. Farmers are. as a rule.
doing better than other classes.' On an
average the farmers make more money
and save more than other business men.
Lawrence. The farmers of this com
munity have more loose money than all
other interests, if it could be brought to
Lewis. The farmers are in better
condition financially than ever before.
LmNOSTON. Daring the past two
years farm mortgages have been re
duced and farm bank deposits increased
i per cent.
McDonald. Farmers generally in
Moniteap. For 25 years our depos
itors have been three-fourths farmers.
and their aggregate deposits fully three-
fourths of whole amount.
Neosho. It is our opinion that the
farmers have less surplus cash than any
Nodaway. The farmers are the de
positors in reality to-day. The farmers
of this county get as large a per cent,
for money Invested as any other class.
Perrt. Take the farmer as a rule
and they have more surplus money than
any other class of men.
Pike. Country banks would not sur
vive without the farmers.
Ralls. If the farmers withdrew
their business jve could not run.
Randolph. Farmers are good hank
customers, and, as a rule, are in better
financial condition than any other class
of men. Our. most reliable business
comes from farmers.
Rat. Our best depositors are farmers.
Saline. This is an agricultural coun
ty; never fails to raise crops. People
know nothing of poverty; spend their
money like princes. The banks could
not exist if it was not for the farmers'
business and deposits. Farmers in good
shape; best depositors we have.
Shelby. Farmers who use the same
industry and economy are as successful
as any other class. The farmers of this
section are making money. Our farmer
depositors are much more profitable
than town people.
Sullivan. The farmers in this com
munity are making more money than
any other class of men. A greater per
cent, of farmers are successful than of
any other business.
Vernon. Farmers are doing better
than any other class of business men in
Worth. I am sore the result of this
inquiry will surprise all who have given
the matter no thought.
Pretty and simpledresses worn in the
morning, either out-of-doors or in the
house, are of French lawn or batiste
in quarter-Inch stripes of white, with
light blue, pink, or lilac, trimmed with
open-patterned embroidery and white
gros-grain ribbon. The waist is tucked
basque, long over the hips and even all
around. Eight or ten tucks or small
box plaits are taken below the collar in
front and back, and their fulness is
drawn in meeting plaits at the belt.
then stitched there flatly. The only
seams are those under the arms, except
stout figures, when side forms are set
in. The seams below the belt are left
open, and the whole waist is edged with
embroidery. A turned-over collar is
entirely of embioidery, and cuffs to
match are on full shirt sleeves. A
white ribbon throat bow and a belt rib
bon with long ends on the left sides
complete this waist. The gathered bell
skirt has two bias ruffles of the lawn,
or else a gathered ruche at the foot-
Harper s Bazar.
The protestant churches of this
country are gaining more rapidly than
any other churches. The past decade,
notwithstanding immigration, the
Protestant denominations have gained
from twenty-five to forty per cent.
each, while the Catholic churches have
gained twenty per cent. The gain in
population, meantime, has been about
twenty-five per cent. The fact that the
churches, both Protestant and Catholic,
have gained more than the per cent, of
gain in population ia very encouraging.
Oapt R. H. Pratt, of the govern
ment Indian school at Carlisle, Pa,,
wants to place three hundred of the
young Indian scholars in the civic pa
rade at the time of the dedication of
the World's fair buildings. Capt Pratt
desires also to hare a full military band,
composed exclusively of these Indian
scholars. He intends to make at the
fair an exhibit illustrating the educa
tional and training work of the Carlisle
school. - - - - -
t- Bismarck, on being questioned why
he -kissed his new daughter-in-law's
hand, , replied: . "My pld master used to
say $hat when a lady kisses one's hand
ills official intimation that von are an
'old man.'' As long, however, aa von are
allowed to carry their tiny hands to
drop of young blood somewhere in your
veins,1! j : -. ': -
A diamond ia nothing but aiorined
It la not strange that very few men
know themselves intimately. Most peo
pla like to get rid of diaagreeabl
quUuUacsa. Tsxs aUftinga.
J A QUACK JH AFRICA.,, w
Be Toohcittlaaa Fees aasfswai AeJrel
.VI BTJ I TiuJ Lluikfl a
.ueiisusgsif in toe soauiwesT&i
n'can ppase.SsipBS.ot Germany writes.
neguaquarters in terna wax oonnaec)
med' grid fcthps nave Invaded., even
that sparsely settled and ' half-savae
tegiom He says that kyear'ago s white
man went wamlering through the coun
try carrying 4n. his back a bag filled
with medical nostrums. . Little atten
tion was paid to bim. but.it was found
Jsyter .that h.kqe w nothing whatever of
medicine, and ; that his.ittle plasters,
Wafers and drugs we're worth no more
than so much fetish. He heralded his
coming everywhere,' fust as the quack
doctors do in this country, and the aim-ple-rainded
natives flocked to him from
far and near to secure, the benefits of
bis wonderful treatment. lie remained
only two or three weeka ia a place, and
then would seek other fields, tie took
payment in cattle, and from place to
place he drove bis herd, which cost him
nothing for food and kept rapidly in
creasing in size. j
Finally he reappeared on the coast
with a herd of about one thousand six
hundred cattle out of 'which he had
bunkoed the natives. Aa he had no
medical skill and the contents of the
mysterious bag probably were not
worth ten dollars, he found the business
a paying one. The natives, after he
had swindled them, made np their
minds as to his true character, and the
German agent writes that it probably
wonld not be safe now for anr itinerate
dealer in medicine and cures to travel
through the country; however honest
and competent he might be.
The agent says, however, that there
is a tine opening in southwest Africa
for some young practitioner who is hav
ing hard work building up a practice in
Germany. lie names the town where
the young man should settle, and says
he is confident that a few years' prac
tice among the natives there would en
able him to return to Germany with a
snu7 little fortune. The agent will ex
ercise great care to prevent any more
quacks and humbugs from getting into
the country and giving the natives an
unfavorable impression of all white
mcu. Chicago Times. -
AN ADEPT AT RESIGNING.
The Accountant's Novel Method of Tak
ing a Vacation. '
Living in a fashionable town within
commuting distance of New York is
gentleman who invariably attracts at
tention by his long hair, - Strangers
always conclude that be is nothing
less than a grent lawyer or bank presv
dent When the more curious ask his
fe low-townsmen about him they are
told the following story: ,
One day the gentleman, who Is one of
the best accountants in the metropolis,
stepped up to the president of the bank
by which he is employed and said he
had decided to resign ' and that the
resignation must go into effect immedi
ately. .. "
1 he president waa loth to lose so
valuable a man and creed him to recon-
siilcr the matter. lie talked with him
for an hour but to no purpose. The
employe, whose skill as a mathema
tician was beyond anything ever met
with by the onicials of the bank, was
bound to 'leave the institution but
absolutely refused to give any reason
for his doings.
The accountant left that day and the
bunk was obliged to get along as best
it could without him.
Ten davs later the cashier v
astonished on entering the bank to
find the accountant hard at work at
his old desk. The mathematician said
good morning, just as he had done
every day for years before he resigned.
but offered no explanation.
The president and cashier decided to
let their stransre-acting employe keej
at his work and ask no questions.
Three months later the accountant
went in:o the president's office again
and tendered his resignation. . It was
accepted, and the man was absent for
a week or more. Then he suddenly re
The same thing waa repeated again
ami asain. Now it is a standing joke
in that bank that the accountant has
resigned. It is bis way of taking a
vacation. lie never stays away more
than two weeks. N. Y. Commercial.
Important Typewriter Decision.
"Judge Lacombe, sitting in the United
States Circuit Court here, has, on tha
motion of the Remington Typewriter
Company, granted an injunction against
the agents of the Franklin, restraining
the sale of that machine on account of
infringement of Remington patents.
The decision is an important one as it
proves the control of the fundamental
patents, and mav affect other makers
of typewriters. The Esmington people
have heretofore been quite passive, bat
it is stated on good authority that they
arc now likely to proceed against all
other typewriter manufacturing com
panies. in some cases purchasers of ma
chines which infringe Remington pat
ents may also be proceeded against for
infringement. Until these cases are
definitely settled this action will deter
many people from purchasing type
writers which are colorable imitations
of the Remington. To save a few dol
lars a man does not want to buy a ma
chine with a law suit attachment, espe
cially when the other machine is the
best." X. Y. Journalist. June 18, 189.
RECORDS HARD TO BEAT.
New York city on s single day re
cently consumed 70,988,140 gallons of
rs early four hundred bears were
killed in Maine during the year ended
Few families can show a record like
that of the Gross family, of Richmond,
Ind. There are six brothers and five
sisters of the family, and there has not
been a death among them for fifty
The greatest day's run of an ocean
steamship is about 515 miles. The
steamer in question was 563 feet long
and had previously been known to
make 500 miles per day for three days ia
succession. : . - - . . , . .
Walter M. Reason, of Lapeer.
Mich., lately took stenographic notes of
534 words in one minute, aa they.' wers
dictated to him.: This ia almost at the
rate of five and one half words per sec
ond. Be subsequently correctly read
OF INTEREST TO MANY.
A busy doctor gives away st
quarter of his services. . . . , '
IT Is .believed that nickel carbon Is
soon to play an Irrrportant part In met
Oxford iuiIi ei sltr nas appliances for
printing one handled and fifty different
languages. .'r .. i c "-
A cubic inch of gold is worth, in
round numbers, (310; a cubic foot, $303,-
10, and s cubic yard, e,7V7,T8a. ,
A raoTOG bathes says that next to
babies young married couples are tha
most troublesome, the bride especially
bemg nara to pieas. a
It ia piopoaed to introduce a new
species of vermin into Uua country. The
people of uulfornm are plagued wtttt
gophers, and they propose to bring tha
nongoose to WW vfc fVbm.
,i EAgHJJAF jCWBU. M
A i-tanas-WswaSyj OXaa
! iifc m Am (1m.
t rwmcnea Arw ynwa.
This peculiar disease U.wMtewestt
peculiar, aisease is
Both in this country and in Europe,
earing wherever the peach is grown.
It often severely injures nursery stock;
young, thrifty growing trees are more
subject to its attacks than those more
mature. The curl is limited to the
period, when, the young shoots and
leaves are most tender; - alter the tis
sues of these parts. are fully formed c-r
matured tney are no longer ascciea.
The disease shows Itself as soon as the
leaves are expanded. By the first or
middle-of June the only signs of the
malady are the withered leaves on the
ground and the shriveled shoots on the
tree; new leavea - have already de
veloped on the lateral twigs. The tllae-
tration, rig. 1, shows the character
istic appearance of a peach leaf af
fected with the curl and the same en
graving illustrates a twig diseased
from the same cause. ,. Frequently the
PIO. 1. LEAF CUni. AFFECTED LEAF A XI
entire leaf is Involved, - the diseased
part being somewhat thicker and of a
more fleshy texture than that in health,
The under surface is usually smooth
but the npper has a more or less mealy
appearance. hen the leaf stock is af
fected it swells to several times its
normal thickness and seldom attains
its full length. These portions have a
pale green color, the surface is swollen
and uneven, and turns black and dies.
The cause of peach-leaf curl is a minute
fungus called Taphrina deformans. It
is closely related to the fungus which
causes "pluu pockets." i be mycelium
or spore producing part of thia fungus
forms a net work of threads resembling
a string of beads in the tissues of the
peach leaf. This It illustrated in Fig.
From these threads the spores ot
seeds are produced by which the dis
ease is spread from tree to tree. These
. 2. LEAF CURL FILAMENTS MAGNI
falling on young tender shoots pene
trate their substance and cause them to
curl np and finally die. So little is
really known ot the life history of the
curl that little can be said regarding
preventive measures. Removing and
destroying all the leavea and young
shoots as soon as they show signs of
the malady, and at the proper season.
cutting well back the branches where
the disease existed, is the best course.
and ought to mitigate the evil. As an
experiment it is suggested that the
trees be sprayed in March or before the
buds begin to swell, with a SO or 40 per
cent solution of sulphate of iron.
Orange Judd Farmer.
ABOUT BROAD TIRES.
One War ml Drawiae- Heavy Leads Ovat
There are 10 or 13 wagons in town
having old mowing machine wheels on
the running gear. These wheels and
axles cost only the price of old Iron.
The hay rack is only 36 inches high, and
when manure or other loads are drawn
the body is only 8 Inches h igher than the
axles. I have drawn many loadsof hay
with my rig on ground so soft that an
ordinary tire would not be supported.
The mowing machine axle is cut is
two in the middle and holes punched in
the ends, as the cut shows, and banc's
or clasps placed around the wboie
thing, next to the wheels. The eogs on
the outside of the wheels are cut off
with hammer and cold chisel, so that the
rims are smooth. I have cut them from
SO wheels without breaking a rim. The
bolsters are made the same size as
those of any wagon, so any box or rack
may set on. This wagon saves hard or
heavy lifting and is used almost entire
ly on the farm. Owing to the broad
tires one horse can draw a heavier load
than two horses with the ordinary
I also have a stone boat on four ol
the wheels which I use a great deal.
It is hnng under the axles, about 8 inchet
from the ground, and saves all heavy
lifting. V. H. Matthews, in Farm an1
. The Evening Inspection. -A
few years ago visiting a friend whe
had some valuable stock, lust before
retired for the night I suggested
that we go around and take a look at
the animals, which waa my custom at
home. He laughed and said I was al
ways a queer fellow. But we went,
and found a cow down with the halter
about her neck. She was a valuable,
pare Jersey, about to calve, and waa
sold to be delivered with the calf for
81,800.' Said my friend: - "You have
given me a lesson I shall never forget
And you have saved me 81,500, and, what
is more than money, all the blame foi
gross carelessness. . I, will never fail to
make round of my stables and barn
hereafter the last thing before I go to
bed. ft is better to be safe then sorry."
a-Rnral World. t t - i
a sn 'g.j,, rWiW Cows. ". .
Therw is no' "mors profitable crop
grewa for stall feeding-or soiling dairy
stban sagar cane. - The larger va
rieties aake sa abundant crop hi a
abort less on, and the benefits of feed
inar is. whet the nastore fails, are enor-
is. The acreage planted ts -not
likely to be too large, for if it is not all
needed as green food, it eaa be cored
for winter use. Cattle are more fond of
it than any other kind of fodder. Run
through a cutting box. ears and all; the
sulks, leaves and husks to the last bit
will be consumed with relish. The
whole plant is full of nutriment and
value as food, Mlchifw Farmer.
' .'4 : 1 - '-
VAfti M a a.tbW
TO TSS VocaTAixs.
as- thinais la-ot caw western nwepa,wa
and a most delightful vacation, amis their
araatW psetav i-tlarlr-wB oTa, their
X CutvaaAan iJoas t tss BaiiTD. So do
tbonasnda of our Western people, who rwvel
in ine aais aw aaa toe erujy Daves, in um
sandy beaches and rock-bound coast, la the
fishing and the smiling and other oh arms of
the rolling aaa, - .. j- ... .. .. :
Tbey first send to 0. TT. Ruggles, O. P. at
T. Agt; 3)k, far the jfi.tijsa Ctrtrafi
oeautuui bird s-eye man BomaMr Tourist
Folder sad then bur their tiokets to the St
Lawrenoe, tha, Adlrendacks, the White
moantalnsr th(tTeW, finrlaBd onaat. or
wherever fta0rr cfaawa-resort may be, by
uie Micuigaa ivenirai, roe niagara raus
noma. - --'
A nix's political friend are not always
ths men, he would like to trade bone with.
Tk SMlr Owe Eve Pitatei-Cn Two. Flwd
' There ts a Inch dispUrsdvertisement
ia this naiier, this week, which haa no two
words aline except one word. The name Is
true of each new one appearing each week.
from The Dr. Barter Medicine Co. This
house plsees a "Crescent" on everything
tbey make and publish.. Look far it, send
them the asms of the word sad they wiU
return yea book, beautiful U Olographs or
CaAXACTxa is what a man Is when bo
thinks nobody is nstchiug bun. Ram a
Horu. ,s J- '? .. -
'."' " To Bob Up Serenely
In the 'mornlnir feeling refreshed, light
hearted, sprl-htly as if you could sm a
sUve or two, for lnsiance, your digest era
should be good, your liver and bowels all
right your nerves vigorous. These endow
menu of tbehesliby are conferred by Hos
tettcr's Stomach Bit' era, which renews dt
Kesiion, establishes regulsrlty of the liver,
bowols and kidneys, and averts malaria and
Tax professor of astronomy ia a college
mess-room is looked upon as s star boarder.
J. a PaaxEB, Fredonln, ?f- Y, says:
"Html I not call on you for the 8100 reward,
for I beteve Hall's Catarrh Cure will cure
any case of catarrh. W as very bad." Write
him for particulars. Bold by ilnujglsts, 75a
Ths proper plnoe for undressed kid is in
the bathtub. Texas Slf tings. .
Flakxcl next the skin often produces a
rash, removable with Glenn's Bulphur ttoap.
Hill's Hair snd Whisker Dye, 50 cents.
Always buy umbrellas in fair weather.
Tbey are sura to go tm when it rains.
Goon Bseal Good Health! The American
Brewing Co of 8t Louis make ths "A B.
U Bohemian Bottled Beer."
ir poor relatives had their way they
would not have rich uncles very long Dal
Ftrmvr and scorbutic affections, pimples.
and blotches on the skin are caused by im
pure blood which lieechazn's Pills cure.
A fool Ihinks he is right because he csnt
see very far. Hain'a Horn.
The Ram's Born is 1
i per year.
spolis, Indiana, at fl Ja
Chops that stow by the electrio light-
wild oata . - -
Nnw Yona. Aug. 8, 18vt
CATTI.K-NatlT Btaere V
FLOUR-Winter Wheat. .....
WHEAT No. 3 Hal
0AT8 Weatern Slixsd. .
11 W Wig
13 W w 11 00
rOKK New Hee
HKK V Kri ( uotce liteers
BK1 Fair to HalecC
Fancy to Fztra Jto,
WIIRAT-No. iatl Winter...
TOBACCO Lugs. -
- Leal Hurler
HA Y Clear Tlinotby ....
POItK SUM.Iar.1 Meet (New).
BACOX-C'lear Rib -
LAltl Plinie Steam
CATTLE Shipping ...
HI M4S Fair to C'holea-
SllaKl' Fair to Choice.
IA1U K Whiter patents.
fUUK IIm-I' New). . .
it si w ri (gig
CATTLB-Slilpnliig Steers. ... t 7
IjUUM Allltraiiea.. e m
WHEAT No. X lied T
O Alii No. 31
CO UK Nag 4
r LOU U-tllgh Grade. , S 78
w M U
COHX Nu. i 0
II A i vliolce '
1'OIIK New Mess.....
UOKS-No.3 Mixed -
OATa-No.l Mixed SJiga J
lOKK-h'ew Mens . IS '
IIAOON-C'learttib " B
OOTlIlN Mk1,11um..- 1
If yrm keep st it, la ap to tell npoa
the liver. The things to prevent
this are Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
Take one ot then little Pellets for a
corrective or gentts laxative three
for a cathartic. They Ys the small
est, easiest to take, plesssnteat snd
most natural in the way they act.
They do nrrauraeat good. Consti
pation, Indigestion, BOions Attacks,
Sick or Bilious Headache, and all
derangements of ths liver, stomach,
and bun eta are prevented, relieved,
and cured. .
Tbej're gnarmtttd to give aatia
in every case, or your money k
The worst cases of Chronic Ca
tarrh in the' Head, yield to Dr.
Sage's Catarrh Remedy.' So cer
tain is it that its makers offer 1-500
reward for an incurable case.
. Win pxrtfy BLOOD, rarvlara
aUDKETS, remove LIVBIt
. oiaoraer, Mtus airengts. renew
ap net I re, reetor health aa
vlgorof Tenth. tWapewela,
k laalreaOon, that ureTireeU
tag abeolatel y aradleatea, .
led hrlghtenl. brats
ei?, recetTsj sew fore.
a? lVafB sMBnlsTtatB M
tu their hz, ulaclt,lol
snavBVBanannnBnnmaaBBwa SM-J- snjUBjy vmTWr nuisil Bnj
ro- bloom on cheem, ooatlflew C fylw iom .
Bom rrerrwhere. All ttjwm woortt htmr
Crt-t)cnu, Bead tcratsUnp fr 8i-M
0t. HAITEI HIMCfVI C0 St ImI.
f had lieeh 'trotAiIecl five mootbi
With Dyspepsia. I bad a fullness
after eating, and a heavy load in the
pit of my 'stonach. Sometimes a
deathly aicknesa' would overtake
me. , I was working for Thomas
Pa., in whose employ I bad been for
seven years. I used August Flowet
tor two weeks. I was relieved of all
trouble. I can now eat things I
dared not touch . before. I have
gained twenty pounds since tnv re
covery, J. D. Cojt,Allegheay, Pa.
1 "I '! I I ' I " -t
Both tie method And results when
Srrop of Figs it taken) It is reeeant
and refreshing to the taste, and acts
rati yet promptly on the Kidneys,
Liver and Bowels, cleanses the aye.
tern effectually, dispels colds, head
aches and feven and cures habitus!
eonstipaiion. Syrup of Figs Ji the
only remedy or its kind aver pro-
dneed, pleasing to tha taste and ao-
eeptabla to tha itemsch, prompt
its action and tmly beneficial in its
effects, prepared only from tha most
healthy and agreeable substances, its
many excellent qualities commend H
to all and hav made it tha most
popular remedy known.
BvrnD of Fn-s is for sale in 60a
and tl bottles by all leading drag-
gins. Any reuaoia tiruggai too
may not have it on nand will pro
cure it promptly for any one who
wishes to try it, Do not socept any
CALIFORNIA FI6 SYRUP CO.
m nuueuoo. eu
uunmu.fr. . ummzB..
have been consumed. All the other so-called washing com
pounds are followers and imitations of it.
CJ J Peddlers and aorne snacrapoloai tiu.en will tell yon " this a as good as"
UtUU or "the same as Pearline.
and if yoor
IT 19 A PtTTT rea ewre vnv
aelfnnS faMllrta aet the neec
1m li mr iWiwrarky fir
ckulif w. I BmiIu Mm . "
vnian fier nrleen aaksa,
Ikeaeaaaa will leMllr.
iftaki no atvaaTiTtm.
Tbey are made
able ahoea eold
tit S in awaanan.
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ASK FOR W. L D0U6LAS' SHOES. SSfb"u-KMm?a1
Tf set far sale la Tear ulaew send dlrert F artery, staling kind. (Ine and width
wanted. Peetaga free. Will give exrlaelve sole la eeae dealeva and geaeralmev
akaata where 1 have aa ageala. Write far CataJecaa. W. Ia Deaglaa, Bracklaa, Haas.
THE POT INSULTED THE KETTLE BECAUSE
THE COOK HAD NOT USED
GOOD COOKING DEMANDS CLEANLINESS.
SAPOLIO SHOULD be used in every KITCHEN.
won their college .
course : and edu
cation in music
A 28-paga illustrated
pamphlet will be mailed
,.'.'.:'. free ".. :!;::
to any girl tending her
address to 1 '
.-; t . '
. , TBS LADIES' BOatS JOTJaWAX '
Have You a Cold?!
Perhapryou thtnk because you do not
cough, on that account you are not ar
il icted with a cold. A cold docs not al ways'
settle on the lungs or in the throat. : A
cold caught in summer frequently does not.
It settles Upon the1 kidneys and produces
pneumonia or rticumaffsm besides a good
manv other things, snd Is fuHy as danger
ous there a it Is when it (astans upoothe
lunes. When vou catch cold eet a bottle
of REID"S GERMAN COUGH' ANT
KIDNEY CURE and take it freely. If
ysurcold Is obstinate aad you fed ant of
sorts and levtrisli, Uk tt, la smaii doses
rrequently every, fifteen minutes, and it
will certainly cure you- This is the sea
son of the year when catarrhal complaints
prevail, Po par suffer greatry fremasthma
this month and from- hay fever. ,lf they
wiir take REIDS GERMAN COUGH
AND KIDNEY CURE they wiR be cured.
It will erva therB relief at once, but as
thes are oostlaate maladies, persons thus
afflicted must persist in taking the reme
dy. The result is in alt cases beneficial.
Ask your dm grist for it ana ao nor xsks
anythkiKelse. .i'- n v .u
SYLVAN REMEDY CfO Peoria, IB,,
FARMS AND LANDS
WMIflwA Ssrw Leara TulerranhT aad Ballrcaa
I Uwaa mM AaM'iBMKatistM
:: NOW FOR ALK.
ALSO TERRITORT II CISSBURI.
OMIAf -OR MKXT SO DAYS.
US aae gnaS em. fee
(T, 19CBI nO-TOw SATS CO,- IT. LOCHS. SO.
LTOM a HCALV, S4 Mowaoc Sr. CKlCAaO.
Price. l per boltia
WmT Vnlb- w(l -po- LS2
to tta AWMK UlUI CO.
f-W CdoTd o5rf&Srtiy ocmMamtUL
p-lill WWW mm ai.Mai .
?T7 j T8L5E?L.e.
TwttAKawoc, I T(JMMvmen'.
7nil-,asliea I S! Onea, .
an Om abm mm war ear eea fawmawes at ew
li I Ta lam eMter will Mfc !-.
aakiaaaaanadeilaada. SaWh.Jl.aim' unlaw.
' the rotting and ruining of them
won't show right away. ;,Your new
washing powder may be dangerous,
but you'll have to wait a little for its
results. It is doing its work, though.
After a while,' your clothes go to pieces,
all at once, -
Now isn't it better not to run any
risk ? Isn't it better to trust to an
. article like Pearline, which has
been tried and tested and proved?
Pearline is the original washing
compound, with 1 5 years of success.
Hundreds of millions of packages
II S tALbE i-earline n never peaajeo.
voa araBethiniT in place of Pearline, bs
M JAllBS PYLX, New Vara.
i nmini ac
SHOE III THE WORLD FOR THE MONEY.
A geaalneaewed eaee, that wm not Hp, Sa calf, asamlent,
smooth IntMe, Sexlble, more eomfortablaarjrllah and durable thaa
anr otber ahoe ever aold st the prloa. Eouaia eaalom made aboes
eoatlng from al to as.
t A. and SS Hnad arwid. Sneealtwioea. The amat etvlBS,
9 eaay and duraoleHboei nv aold at theaenrmM. The equal
flna bamwted aoea enaua. fiuwi aa to SIS
felloe etfeeeuwora nr larmera ana ail owmvawaw
n gooa heavr celt three aoled, esienaloa edge ahaa.
eear 40 waia la, ana wm Keep ue reec arrana warw
aa na Flaw Cmlt. B-A.HA aa4 S-a Werklaa
Flaw Calf, S'A.i and S-A '
give more wear lor the money lean anrothermaaa.
rbr aerrtce. The larrtmlng aueaaaow taatwora-
M and Yentha SI .7.1 BchMl Bfeeca are
worn bv the bora avervwnera. Tbeauetaarvlea-
at these Pfloea. m ,,.-
L3 Shoes lor M lean are made of the beat Don-
sola or Sne cait . aa aeEueu. incy ar. '"-j
Krtahle and durable. The Staboa equals custom made
aboea (Dating from S4 o SL Ladles who what ancoao
aalaam then- footwear are anrimg thai out, ...
CA CTIOJI.-Bswaraof deaaubetnlnaaoeswnh,
ontW. L. Douaiaa' name and tbeprlreatampeii on botaaea.
EOIES FOR HOMELESS CHUDEEII
. HELP A CHILD TO RID A HOy L
mmm Mmetrntw tehmrtmrmt u thai
Amrlcitn aMtmUotutt Aid Aawocttuiont Has n
rttfd 1X1 etHMran with dobm, la famllle. All
rbtldrVB receive -in.rUi ear of this Aeor1a
Ion ara of trtfUL fBOMIll In InteHl
nnea arrrt health, and ara to avce from one atonth tc
iweaT year, and am aenk F-lCE to tboaw rrcmir
tnc theai. on alnetf dara trial, ajaleea m ral
esMtraMrt la MatrwlH amaM pre-Mlag ffcr
tometnare waototl fop tha foil owl na cWldmi:
- A loTaljr bvf. aMOaftu Owd, dart blue e-eaaarfl
A 8 aoattaoM brry.ltKBt Mm e-vaantl trlMr-akln.
A S month old fin. A blonde. And away oiaMr
dlfiUdjaa fmai $ otonUia to 13 rears old.
KIT. M. B. T. TAX AIADALK.
4ftBarravl Mmm aria tea lawfat.
Basa 41. Ma) t-a kia MtrC,-Chi4WCw
tar aV-ssal immrn fmr reply.
' avi.iu.H. wrww
aa aafslllbla epam.
Sc f or, and otrrlatea
th. mvtaxsa of o
the dealers thereof
to both mathiraixl
cweVa. Hud by aU
ejipres. oa raostpS
U price, 1JW par
bottle, chara. pxa
ueid,. aRaonUB wcauLATOa CO.. avuava. aa,
! wHKIH HASITI
ccu ar aoaa wrr
OCT pare. B. of ear
I bTmlwoollbt. m. d.
aae aew leaaei at Osa
w?CUL LISTS FEEL
at oss-ouAaTKB i rules.
I In Sha)
: 'Jhea, '' A remedy which,
fT M. tl need by Wlvea
S'if'V'l abaut to extwrKK3.
ATLAS I A. S A.
n Phvrs Ramedytor enuarrh Is tar. fl
I Bart, taalest lo Cas. and Cheapest. I