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"1 li n "Birr l i ii mi nm iwiiiiiuuuiiiiiii
kW merrily-"! ma is-oals (a try nt '
(uofrrtfbi, um.brV.iL nu.
. CIIAlTBIt V.
n.Atv'A. this ma, r.spLAtm HiMmtr.
It was Dm colonel who broke tho al
ienee. Ho held oat til hand with a
frank smile, speaking In soelUmt ISiir
llsh. "Wc aw you great thanks, air," lie
mid, "for ak moat opportnne. lint for
your assistance I fear we should bar
been compulaor- itasaengora aboard tlw
pmbnnt yon have m valiantly beaten
off. Miliar for fronstadt, which In my
case, hi any rate, would bur meant it
very early death. We should hare
ranked aa prisoners, hut not of war."
"II ill whyf stammered UeejmHHl.
"Surely the fart of your vessel bearing
contraband of war doesn't affect your
Tnfortunatcly," replied tha colonel.
"It IH-Iiitnr-1 ii inc. I see l must ex
plain a Utile. The fart la, I hare liaul
my llttlo differences with tbe Mtemal
Kn eminent of me csar. I ami a few
thottinml of my fellow countrymen- 1
have l ho hoti'r to lie a Polo took
upon i.urm.ivf.i to nam with our Rus
sian ndmlnlstrnt.ra on a matter of
eentlment. We objected to their nttli
otl iiml perbnpr were a trifle forcible
In our maimer of e .n sHlng our Idea.
!u fiii. aa yi.ii probably are aware."
continued ho, ! kllktl a few thou
sand f thin ti year or two hack."
liiHinoiiil liilil urn liU h.iuil. "If you
arc one of tli.. PhIIrIi patriots, air. I
should like to hakc hands with jr
akhIii. My Jo, r. vlsb we'd mink
tliimo brutes! Hut how lu the world
illil you route to Ihi pursued? Where
tlld yon aall from?"
"From llreiucn," said tbe colonel,
"aa think I heard our friend here In
"tif course. forgot. Hut S ow lu
tho world, did n Itusalnu gunboat porno
to 1- on your trail fioin llrctuon "
"I m I uiuat give you the whole
Htory. HesldeH my Polish properly, I
have it good drill of In ml on tlm Haltle
oi.iiot. Thin bus been conUscatcd by
uV paternal g.M riiiuont aforesaid, to-
SiIht with v Imt I own elsewhere,
it- creature whom they have In
Mulled aa their iiizi-ut In, I much regret
to k iy, my eoiulu. Thla vllo wretch
fkt'ii l out, by Home uii'iiiih unknown to
!'. my prcseneo lu llrotuuii and uotl
fled the executive. Mo waa, In rnct.
the gentleman who bid in that dm
tnntlc farewell from the pun boat' a dock
jtiht now, IJow lio pit Ida xunlmat
(linud to inoet ua in the Italtlc 1 caunot
n.v. I'rolmlily m woro irntcliwl loav
luit ltn-nu-u harbor. Anyway, tuerovru
xrvtv. and tin n ult wo httvn aeon."
"Hut tlu ronliiiliniid of wur lie moat
liiiM- known of that or wouldn't bare
ftfwi-d to atop n ahlp under the aMra
'"l'lmt lit dotditleaa hmnl ut from
iho anion auurci' wbettro lie yot tlie
bona of my iiiom iiii-nta. Von wuat un-di-rniiiiid."
t-ouilmivd tbo eoloiiol, amll
Iiik. "Hint tbo i-xiKMitlro put an uxng
Krrntiil value on tiit control of my
Hnvii aiKl talcum. fr I Imvo becu
n aoiv thoru la fir Ihtah. It waa ow
lit" t.i ihi' fact tlmt your Ilrltlali gov
tHiimcnt bad Ik-khii aorlouily to ajrroc
Willi tin- In my Cmato of ItuaaUn at
fnlra that 1 thonilit tho time wna tip
Rata to brln( lorwitnl my old nmii
tienta. Tbe rtiii-H uud pevdor wcro to
litre ln-i-ii Inud-d rurtber north on my
Own old i-Mt.it. . in fici u nd a HhIiir
fiMientxl This , iih dm-' i Ue fuel that
W Im I i ii fori .u inn lb- i i In- counlry
gMa w tt di'ii ti l of iiiiopa for tbo
BMith I tear now i hut t'liithur nctlou
iH th' muitor ln! I'l-oii prevontud by
(Ma niiilmuly in', my."
"Wi ll. 1 am hi in more proud and
tkaakful. now 1 ln-ur tin rlghta of tb
gaa-. i bat w cot to yon lu time," wild
Ilwcioiitl. "Hut how can 1 wenre yon
"M diMir air. you plh up Uhi nbllH.
tton. t.tj hav- uli t-uily rlakwl II fo nnd
rc lMTtv for eiitlro Mtrumivra, What la
ihiTv loft for jour kliMluM to aua
(jrsiT hrl your offer lo takv us off '
l..fori the OKbt lH-ffau. It waa ouly
Ihm'.mio I know that wo abottld Imaoou
and purauwl that 1 didn't aacopt II
Jl llovo uh. tlm Ituaauuta roobl liare
folliwwl yott uudr tit iruua of Port
Wiixl.olm ratber than let yo oecao
Into Htookholm with ita on board. Von
Imvo iiiiIhhI doiip all lbix la to do."
'yo. utrietd you bare," chimed In
tho ihtuirhtar. "How ean wo Utank
Aa iH-amoad tooktMl up Ih n it that
iaW- of all toopi lu tbe world rould
Ad a meana. Yot the audacity of the
Hri-p thought ninde hint bluah aud mut
ter in.iiilUoa us ho utrovo to tlttd a re-
Tho ai.ri i-nnioHtuoaa of tboan
oyoa, llio wi-i gratiiiMio uiai
gKi). In thu ! Ib loualy Hu'ilu- fnoo
Sa".' ttiliiirt niiulo bla brnln whirl with
( rn pi uit) of n Kurdlng Hk iii. It
gfjaitioil Impi ltil- that this rli:iriiilii
euliiiu ooiiLl Mill)' bo oouxidorlug
n nhi-n alt J:o lu thla mamii-r
''Au iblog I buvo dmio has la on an
Wjl.uur aa writ .is n ploaaure." bo atnm
gun. I. "Hut l .n'l ou ihlnk nuoibor
foaiM-l may I Mill In piiraiiltT If I boy
m'I au.'h 'liiii "itiiii'o mi your rupturo,
tb will niiiI i.y to luauto It. If
you mnibl i.iily oou.loai'ud to aoovpt
tbo i,.-iitan of my yarht, I ahoahl
liino Ho ut' ! -' piHur la roarer
Him to i.boliti or whrrerer yoti
IlLi- im aooii ii h poMibio. Thla uafor
tiiuate arcW. nt to our mast maat (
Tho ostoBt l apn-ml oat ui kawla
dwph-oatliurijr. "Vou are kladueea !
rrlf." be auawered. "1 eaalda't lautk
of niurblng your eralaeM be beaajH,
but I -Mmood latrrrupled vaaerly.
"I u bouud for atockboliu In aay
rr.- ." Ue KMiriol mondncioimty, "aud
tr 'I1.- I'l.-.tiMabta will oxt-iiMi our
it, In lor m.-unay'-Oitf blue eyta
any rata to make you fairly mm fort-
TJw elonil waa orrrwhrlmed by
thla offer, but In truth It could not Im
accepted. Thore wrn tbe munition
of war. Three he rould not bring him
aelf lo deaert
Deemond waa detertnlnert. Tho mu
nitions of war could be transshipped.
The coloiH-l owed It n.it only to him-
air, nut to bis country, lo do that
frrbnna you'd better asL- blia."
Tho r, ioni lurHed to the Pine attain,
and tin talk went na, Tlie rtpr",'bns
or amtKcmont, surprise and flnnlly In
dlifiu, ;on that rroesed his cimntenance
aa Ida former foreeta- etplalned him
self v ere tartcd. Suddenly bla genial
face abut up hard ami rltid. He gi.ir.d
at tbo Finn. Ills word grow atom
nn.l i i ioi out at the otber, wlm, crlnjj
In. .tin! grovellaa. turn.il to tho Indr
Which aerred her be.n. As a more 1 for iirt. Her face was na sot as
quoetlon of rlnrlpli. he hoped the mat- i ur father's, and ane repelled htm with
ter might he recouahlcred from ihla i a n ntemntuons goatiire. lie turned
potat of rlew. I eaK,.riy, Imploringly, from one to' tho
Tlie colonel wavered and waa pro- other, poiirh'K out a ttood of words n .
found In bla acknowledgment. II. n. i eblrtitly h atrurt) to find eiouo and
eouhJ he force hlmaolf on anb aa- . 'JXi lanatlon for some wrt of bla re
Imindlug giHtd nature? He nppenlol ! oltal. From father nnd ibumbti r be
to his daughter. She, with graceful received ouly scorn ami retmlre. Final-
mitapread bamla, could Mml no nrgu
ment to help him ami con hi but amlto
ber hlpieaneaa. Une. tw aklptter,
when appealed lo, was most erldentty
agreeable to losing bin paanengera, bnr
Ing an T' to the dangeroua nature of
IwUi thain nnd toclr cargo. Finally
the long nnd the short of It waa that
within two hocm the Polish refugees
were ensconced In tlte yacbt'a best
cabins and the cases of rtfloa In ber
hold. When morning dawned, tho
merchant vessel waa a dwindling apock
upon Uio bortcon. and with every anil
set the Ifrndrlk Hudson waa flying
north to (Mockholui.
I "India, tho Finn, waa talking In the
little renitllHli he had mniiauml to pick
up when liramond and his guesta
strnlletl mi dock after brenkfast. Ua
M-ns ail'IroHnlna Jones excitedly, llok
lug Ida Itpa reminlscently over the glo
ries of the light. A cuflaaa wound had
scared Ida forehead ami wns Iwund
ly. with a ileaimirlng countenance, the
tmfortunalH man crept away forward.
while the colonel turned again to Hea
a.mi and began gravely to apeak.
"While nothing can n-ally .xcu the
treachery which It Is my imlnful duty
to dbtall to you, let me nak you to liear
In mind In extenuation the fervent
fjuilnl devotion which Finns us well
nn Poles bear to their overlord; also
I may plead their orermnaterlng uatrl
otlrm. wblcb allows all n.i tlioiU to bo
'Wteil wbli-li adnnctf the riiuso of thlr
rountry. lv haa told to me his ill"
oo very of the treasure, lie hna also
toad tit aasurauoe to explain to me
that he meant to nae you as Instru
ment only In obtaining It. Afterward
tie put'poMwl frankly to rtnal It nnd
brltiK It to tho loaders of my party.
VI io dlKb.inoKty of thla rourao of ac
tion hna almply never occurred to him.
Ill moral horbtou la hounded very
narrowly. He 11 rat rcgnnl things as
with anplo folds of lint In thin he i thoy nf.'.-ct myaolf and family; second-
r-. .-itilli "I more than one of tbe yncttt'a ly, Finland, and. thirdly, aud aololr on
cr'W, hut Itnrr had pronouncoil thvin I my account, Poland. Your Intcrrata
all to lie healthy wounda and likely lo In tho matter were ouuido consld
b ul, though aotno of them went aratlon, as far na he la concerned. I
shii vvd onoiiuh gaahoH, , have Juat tried to whip n llttlo sense
A tbe colonel's voice wns raised In 1 of honor Into him. but I four bo now
answer to Home remark of his host n I o ily regards me as an unjust and very
atraugo thing happened. Tho Finn
whirled round and (tared at hlut from
bemath Ills bandaged brows, his ejus
iiblni.?. Mi nuiiiib omii, lutenao nmaae
nn nt shlni.'g In every feature. With n
wild cry bo nnhod ncroaa tho Inter
vening divk and cast hlmaolf at the
ot' or's foot, snatching at ids hauls,
covering thiin with klssc, pouring oi'.
a babel of disjointed, tremulous woi.N.
fawnlug llko a dog who baa found bt.i
master after long days of avpanttlo:i.
For tbo moment tlie colonel wax on
UreJy itontilueed. TUeu nn the baarded
Rntilno the man to hit Jut, ha wu ; hi
face was turned up to him, the br.wu
t;'s igtiRiilliiit hungrily for rect tui
tion, the thin bands catchluu at hut
kneoa, a shout burst from ooiw-cl bin
lips, IUIhIuk Ui man to Ida foot. Im
wrung hi hand. Kiulllug. tnlklntf, 'nt-
tlug his shoulder, while groat tmru
foolish (thl man. who lms not the good
of tin cniiiie properly at heart, lu
fact," nnd tbe colonel burst out laugh
ing. "I beliove he thinks me na entire
an bllot na ho ever met. Wlmt nro we
to do with such a creature 7"
"Ho!" cried Desmond. "Tell him
Hint he baa a higher aunse of honor
;lmn I have, for one. I owe you a
tbouaand npologlea. It hns ouly Just
striiok mo bow ot'raordltmry thla cool
Bipidprbitlon of .-arch rights for an
other's property appears. The poaal
bllli.v of a lont of the noil nover oo
cnrrwl to me. Wo lire apt to think of
Finland na a wasto wliore burled ajiolla
would belong naturally to the Under.
Accept my deepest peulteucu, air, for
Uds Imrofnced puriroee of burglary on
your oitato. Now 1 shall bnvu tlia
nnpplneaa, 1 liojw, of naalatlng you to
PrcohealaB wnvod Ida cigar daprecat
Ingly aud smiled. "Vou forget, my
very dour friend, tunt Iho tretuutro In
rjuenttoii Is tho doclitrtMl property of
tho Uuaalan gororntnent. They them
aelvea acy ho aud ought to know. Any
thing on tbo land which ouee waa initio
they pronounce tlmmaelres holr to."
"Then It Im our manifest duty to
i got It from them," aald Ueamoud, "and
If you will ftsstit with your special
knowledge I can uamire you t shall
aei-ouiit It nn houor to couroy It whero
It will lieat aid the cause of Poland."
"Ah, there you rauiinlsh mo. Any
thing for Poland, my frlaml anything
for my poor country. Hut how do you
piojioHo netting to work?"
"As fnr ii I can mnko out from
Plr. lju, the l ream In quoatloii, which
I have no doubt still (lows over the
tre.'i"ii-e. bi nl out itvu miles Inlaud
aud tbo anmo dN!anto from Hkolllgeu.
It Ik lu the ite-iit of tho pine forest aud
tiotr ii i .i!!n ry (ittthnny. lie talks
nl-o of a nm:ill rouk rlngod bay on a
diverted pert of tbo coast where we
might auchor uuxocii. My bum waa
coursed down Ids checks.
"Iaral lAnV lie called coutlnu illy, to arrive at evening, obtain the treaa
and the babel of words rioted glidly ure during tbo night ami be off nt
botweun them, while the Kugllsh could dawn. What Imvo you to sayf
ouly watch and wonder. For nn In-1 "Most excollontly devlsi, but tb nro
atant illss PivotMialan reganlinl ber fa-1
tber with ufwompreheudlug ninaao-.
. ........ ...i. i. m ,i ..... . ....
ran to tbo cbattoriug, baud gratplng
pair and Jolntxl In the inalae of Imppy ,
Tlie outcry with wblcb Plwtjn had i
groeted her father wns a whisper com-1
jsuwl to tkfl triumphant yell with
which he Hung himself upou bla knoos
before the daugbter ami caught nt and
hissed hor hklrts, fondling her extend
ed band, woeplug. gcsacutatinif, mla
Ing but bauds and oalilug on wry
aalnt In tim (Jreek calendar to bU .
thla uHMiugbt meeting. Tbo oljiud
aaw Uto curiosity written large on
Dcamomrs race, far be turued toi aril
him while the war of ijuostlon mm an
Mwor still raged between bla duiighter
Md tne Finn an1 with ivnuy atti.
pi ro shortly Ills oxpuuiaUon uf tbe
"I have hardly yet been able to Mill
er now my old servant and fot.r
brother cornea to be ou your yacht, my
dear air, but you will understand my
delight In Kudlug him b.-iti when i had
believed him ileeH these three y ar
back. Ue waa tlie foreater on my
Kluulsh estate aud the most faltlifel of
aertuuts-of comradt, let me say.
Wonl waa brought to me of bla iWth
la a Uuaalan prison uio time back, t
bad Indued thought that ho bad suc
cumbed to his loruieuts thoru ru.i r
than betray my whereabouts. I 11
now It was only a dos lee of the enemy
to eauaa me pain. lie says you ai
sailing to bis very borne to my own
estate, Id fact, intue at least before It
was coitfhM-aled by tbe righteous ex
eatillve wbb-b denlos rights of property
te those from whom It difiera."
"We are certainly aalllag far Hkal
lltfoa," aakl Ilesmowl, "urgrl thereto
Uy Pladja himself. Ue had promised
U mates Ion uf a treasure which I
row poroclw' l,.'l..ug to you. F v bo
reconciled It lb bla ii.;r .1 .. o to
gite ua Ltwaledgu uf It I euu't su
Is n I way a but-1 hare knowlaUNt
which comptlcntes the nutation. My
cousin, whom you lately raw, la, na 1
say, government balllT lit HUelllgeh.
He waa put there to prevent tlie rural
populutlon from alio w lug in any sub
stantial inn nnor Ita regard for my
mlf. My cousin, who bar atwnya boen
my I'lMMiiy. discovered that tlie bravo
vllliiger wore aubacilblng to uty Ntip
p".t lu a?r"t and forwarding the pro
ceela ab- d. iteprvsotitatloua In the
proper gua. ter aeut him down to tikoill-gt-u
to euperiuleial gieraUoiw to pro
vent this. Ue has dune ao moot of
fectlvely b'- taxlug tbe Iwpleoa Ma
aula boy on) any chance of raising
more thau tbe bare necoaaarlsa of ax
urience. A the same time, by watch
big and spying ou uy meascugei-, ha
doubtleas 'Iseoveri-d my preaaiiott la
IlraniQU nnd put the piutxwt on my
track. Now we shall Awl klin Inetull
again In ttkellbjeu on our tirrivaL"
"lint why should lie oxtHNt tw to
descend upon IdmT"
"1 think," said tho oolatisl dryly,
"that my cousin is not tho wan to 1st
himself be enroriaed for want of a lit
tle suspicion. IIu haa soon me la tbee
waters, llo may not how think it llko
ly, but sttilt bo will prepare for the
IMiaallitllty of a rlalt Wo must lie
meets a at tbo appotaled lantr, no
sooner. I stwubl say go am leave tho
tTnlt lo chance, but 1 can't urge thla
point of view upon yott. I risk noth
ing but my worthless life and ahm!d
have the sat Israel Ion of porlahlug. If
perl-.li I must, on the lands of my fa
thers. To yon It la my plain dnty to
poll! J out tho ohatnclca."
Deamond's face brightened, tin,
you wnnt to go. then. That settle Hie
qneatle.ii. Ho do I. fs ouly a matter
of detail how to do It. We can k. HIo
that when we've got a Htockholm.
sent tbe wounded to hospital and land
oil Miss lreobealaa."
The colonel looked at Ida danghler
fondly. "Vca, I waa forgi-ttlng. Voti
must remain. Itllmar, mine, though I
p'lxsle my old wit to thtuk where."
Ilia danghter gaaed Iwck at him In
blank nmaaemenl. "I'ather, wlmt ran
you be thluklHK of? I remain when
)"oii go te nnr dear tHtolllgen w'lhont
me! Vou must be dreaming."
"Hut, my own, how can 1 lake you
Into danger aud ierchance to death f
The palo face flushed proudly, ami
the blue eyes glanced with a clear
shining Into her fa tiler's face. "I am
your daughter. 1 claim my right to he
nt your side." Then, with n hurst of
sudden entreaty, she continued, "And
how could 1 be left alone, rather, dar
llugr Tho colonel looked nt hor wistfully
and choked a little sigh. "So bo It.
then. dear. We go together If," he
added, with a charming amlle, 'V.lr,
Dosiuond ran tolerate feminine socie
ty on a bachelor's yacht."
Mr. Desmond waa ao overpowered by
hla aatoundlng luck In having tbo proa
pect of this delightful maiden for a
fellow advontui.fr that at first words
failed blm in which to oxproas hla sat
isfaction. He stammered hla pleasure
lamely enough, but wltli an oaruest
neaa that brought a blush to Mlsa Mil
mar's --hooks. Her father looked for
a moment from his daughter to tho
young man. With a whimsical oxnres-
Prist or Slair PHIInK I.ntrnt Pa Hole
Fast or alow filling of tho alio la de
bated, but the only difference amounts
to about this: With alow filling them Is
more time allowed for the material to
nettle nnd one geta more material Into
the pits if he Is a week About It than
ill two daya. In Ohio we uho tho rnpld
tHIIng. Wlwrn one Alls two slloa nml
oan do ao It la u good plan to fill Into
Otto n half day and then tho other. Tho
carrier of our inacblno enrrlea over ono
alio ami throws Into No. 3, so by sim
ply removing a trap slide lu tho carrier
over No. 1, or replacing It, the silos can
be alternated lu filling without chang
ing the mnehlnea. Wo know of no test
that place greater feeding value upon n
alow rather than a fast filled allawc. In
n fast filled alio there Is n grenler alter
of space after It haa settled. To over
come this loss of storage, aome alloa
are provided with a top rack some U
foot high, alHiut tho top of the alio, ami
thla rack Is filled, ami aa tho nlluge be
low It settles It finds Its place In a few
days In tho pit. which when settled
Will be brimming full.
How ahull tho silo bo covered to pro
tect It from the nlr? Does It need any
cover nt all more than the roof nttove
it? Home mo now are evon dented
this protection, t'ertalu It Is that llo
one now eoM-ra allage with plank, Ht
jmr and weights. The most almple
cover, and extensively used, la no cover
nt all, simply putting the litter nbont
tho cutter ukiii top of the silage, mak
ing It firm by treading ami leaving It,
aIU.mI,, ,1.. i .... 1 .. . r . .. .
ton and tho barest shrug of the shout- I n"ZZ"":"L:rJ' HIZ.,,.. l.i ."""Ti
m .....1 li,l.n..l ". .uin.in-a-.ui, BM.-.U lira...
nnd rot aud son! Itself nwny from the
nlr. A few (tho third or fourth day
dsr ho turned nwny nnd Iteckomxl
I'ladja Iwck to him. Doamoud and
Miss lreobeslaa strolled forward.
"D'you think you'll be able to put up
with our rough wayr said Desmond.
"I'm afraid you hartlly know what
you're lottlug yourself lit for. Have
you nil you want In your cabin T Wo're
novor hod ladles berorv In thla bache
"I'vo everything I could jioaalbly
wish for," said tbo girl. "Ami, ob, I
can't thank you enough for taking us!
To aoo Ukelllgon again! The Joy of It
la inoro than I can say."
"Is It your homo, than? How Is It
that your father, a Pole, lias lived so
much In Flulnnd'"
"It's the homo of tny mother. Hlio
whs tlie daughter of Count Wnrltaln,
nnd my grandmother whh a Scotch
lady. 1 Imro many relntlvou In tteot
land nnd passed years tlmro whon 1
was sinull. Uldu't you think It ati-HUge
I Hhould ku Itngllsh us 1 doV"
"Porliaits 1 did lu some wuya, yot it
neoma iiulte right too. l'oti tool: so
delightfully lBugllsli, you leuow. Olio
i"ilte oxiects It."
Tbo langimgo of compliment enr 9
no further," aald tlm girl, bowlug and
inalting ii clinrtuliig little courtesy. "To
be told by nu lOiiKllshmau that I ro
semblc tho maidens of his bsrolu raco
outlrely ovcriwwitra tut. Attempt no
further flatteries, Mr. Daamond. 1 nm
beyoml thou now."
"You are Indeed," sold the young
man, looking wistfully Into her smil
ing oyea, ami with that wonl mid the
lady's blush the conversation onded,
but something else bad only Just be
gun. to hr oowimrxc.l
after llllli'. and aome treading)
eprinkle 20 ialla of water on tho sur
face of the si la go ami thus linsten the
molding and sealing.
Aa good n plan as wo knnw of la to
copy tho Inst method and add to It a
bushel of oata, raked Into thla warm
wet anrface, and grow a ovor of oat
roots mixed with tlie decayed Milage.
11m growth will soon fall down and
die, making n corur wo have never
Horn excelled and so matted tlmt It In
ixudly taken off. Others put on wet,
old straw, nnd some itto sawdust wot
down, nnd yet others commence nt
ouco to feed from tho silo na soon nn
lllUil, nud hence need no corur.
In tho winter, on nppronch of very
cold weather, It Is tt good plan In put
Homo lHinrd over tho silo nnd ooror
with u half ton of Htmw. Thin hold
lu tlm heal, IteejH out cold nlr, and
more gonna flud lu (ho warm ultimo -i
i pretty good homo to colonize In, nud
then lu coW weathor tho cowh Ret n
warm breakfast, Instead uf now and
then nu Iced menu.
.lob it (lotild discusses all', method in
the foregoing words In tho Ohio Flinti
er and also affirms that rortn from
all sections of tho country this your
(U)D) flvu to the silo grantor promt
netine (turn over.
How to Sanio llroail,
Cut tbo cruat from thick slices of
bread and place two lablespoonfula of
butter Hi the chafing dish. Whou very
but, browu the bread ou both aides,
take It out aud put lu two Mblespoou
tr of gratod ham, twn tablespoon
fula of grated cbooee, a gill of cream
and a dash of caye-Jiie. Mis all well
togethor and when very hot spread
the mixture on the toast siloes.
When Tabiieeo I ttlie.
The time w!un a plant la ripe and
ready to lie cut la a matter of Judg
ment and i xpcrtonco. suys an authori
ty on tobacco culture, "'hero la a
slight change lu the color of tbe leaf,
percept Ibio lu looking over a Held of
tobacco, which shows the experienced
grower that It Is ready to bo cut
Whou the louf Is observed to change
color from a rank green to a lighter
shade of green i.ud yellow spots ap
pear. It Is n certain indk-atiou that tbe
const It iiuuu uf the leaf have perform
If onion ants are put nut In October,
they will furnish slender white sterna
for the table about two weeks from
tho liegliuilng of growth In the aprlug.
Oiu-lhlrd ouiiihi of seed or quart of
acta goes to loo feet of row.
I'nrnlcy la a biennial. If wautod lu
early spring, pamlcy may be sowed In
Sep! "in ber In moderately fertile soli.
I Miring tho cold weather the plant
should be covered Hourly to tho top
wICi lenvoa, held In place by brush.
One-i'ourih of ono ounce of aeed will
Sow loo foot of drill.
If sowed In the fall, spinach cnu
usually be wintered uuder a mulch,
wblcb should lie removed early In tho
apriug. The drills should bo u foot
apart and the seed covered about nu
Inch deep. Thin to 0 Inches apart nnd
flnnlly, as tho plauta grow, to 13 Inchon
lu the row. New Keulaud Is u new
variety, ipilto different from tho com
tnou. and the plmits should stand threo
feet apart. Perpetual spinach Is sown
in rows a foot apart, lu very rich will
and thinned to give room. Half nu
ounce of ordinary seed Is right for 100
foot of drill. Twenty Uvo plants of
Mew Xeabtnd arc enough for a family.
These suggestions occur In tho very
useful farmers' bulletin. No. 01, on
vagota le gardeulug.
UtnU to IleRlnnrrs on the Adapts,
btlllr of nreeds,
One must hnrk back to tho daya of
tho early eighties to find a parallel .to
tho rmnnrtmblo activity In tho Invest
j mcnt lu pedigreed llvo stock thnt char
acterlaes tho Industry nt present, any
The Ilrecdor'a Unxctto. A lunrcrinl tllf
forenco tiny bo noted, however, In the
fact that the trado thou partook more1
or loss of a "boom" character, vdiicrcaa
now tho steady awtOIlng of Pio tldo
repreeonU Urn llxwl nonrlcUou of a ro
uiuuoratlro luula for locltlmnta bust-
ness trunaactluus la the production and
haudJluu of Uvo stock. Largo pur '
cluuica at prHM"Ji are being mndo lit
the hm rattlo trud, tdtbougb unusual
xctlrlty cJuu-Hj-tefJjum all other branch
ta uf the luduatry. Much of tho prca
ent luvfHmeut tn Mvo stock la now
, made by thorn! who hare betu familiar
i with tha business, but who toat heart
and hx go their htil daring tho period
i of deprtttlon front which It haa happi
ly rmrrjjrfl. bey are proceeding T'ltll
tcr.honeA iKljment mxl bnvo no rrjta
to r for the futttre. A goodly por
Hon of vbo moaoy now boltitf InwHtwI
lu pctllgrted stock, howovor, conct
from bevrtbucrfs from thorn who nro
prnctknliy unacquainted with tho tech
ntcalltlcr) et thw tmdo ntul who h.Jra
thulr eyetveth yet to cut.
It would toko n book to cover thl
nubject thoroughly, jiml then It would
hot bo exhausted. Borne things cnu bo
learned only by oxperlenco, but much
kiinwledge may bo ncipilrcd nt Iran
uxmiino. T!u fiiudnmeiiutl propoHitlou
to be olmorved la "1ahU beforo yott
lenp." Thla U trllo nnd very general,
but Its nppllcutlou tuny bo rcndlly
mndo. Tho tunu who Invoala tn pedl
Freud stock Hhould bo governed by bin
tnMcn or, to uao n longer word menn
lug much tho anmo.by hla prodtlcctlotui.
If ho llkon the feeding of beef cnttlo
and but oh to bo tlod to tho tall of a
dairy cow, It would bo folly for Mm to
Invent lu milk Mock, no mutter how
succooofut hla neighbor umy bn with
hla I lord of dairy cattle. If n man dlft
likes tho wpiwil nud grunt of tho fisw
tho porker, It la folly to Invest A
HWlno, no umtter how remiinerntlvo
tho venture may uppimr to bo. IdaPlt
liegota Indifference, and with uigkH't
cotnea nn ond to profit A man with
tlto shopherd'a Instincts, to who .o cir
tho blent of a lamb la music nnd to
wIioho nostril tho odor of 'vool la In
coi'.mo, goea fnr ut sen In embarking ni
nuy other line Ihiciuuki It seems to
promlHo greater returtiH. Lot tho filmi
er Butt the nctlou to tho word Hint Is,
lot him suit the variety of stock to hla
taato. If Ida heart Is tiot lu any given
rpochilty, It ih n inlsUiko for hltn to
cuter upon It.
Hqimlly is thin true of breeds, Tho
adaptability of nomo brewla to certain
comiiiious is iputu mnrKso, nut it im a
fact tlmt within cortitlu IIiiiIIh thcro la
frotpiuutly chuleo of brccdN, nnd tl.ltf
point intuit lio cttrofnlly coiiHldcmd by
tho beginner. Adaptublllty to tho do
Hired purpoiH should govern ns tho
prime consideration, but uftor thnt la
determined choice idiouhl Ih) predicated
ou n preference for shapo or color or
dlMpoHltlou or horna or no honiH or on
other Btiinll dlvtlugulahlng dlrtcrcuectt
In tho brotHltf.
Much of fnllnre thnt lina attended tho
ntlomptcd breeding of pedigreed s(oJp
hna como from it plunge In tho dark,
Moti nro not thus rash lu other bust
neiw ventures, and yot in no lino of In
vestment Is knowledge of dotnll mora
Important. The beglnnor In tho propa
gation of pedigreed llvo atock ahotf.
tx) u Nttidlous noholnr boforo lib) courao
of action la dotormlnud.
'Itie Turnip I'lcrt,
The turnip Ilea U still allre n ml
ad their duty aud are going back to snows this seasou that he has tastes
the a'ulk to be carried to the upper
leaves or to Iki us. A fur other purpoeos
la the economy of the plant.
Another test of thla la to fold the
leaf betweeu tho ttiigeru, and If the
leaf annpa or litulna u creao whore It
waa folded it la aald to be ripe.
In the omiige growlug districts of
the south Irrigation afford the moat ef
fective protection against frost, whlki
In ecrtloua where thli process caunot
What force ean he have? Barely, ! emidoy.Mi .lamp smudge tiros prop
if the vlllusors are favorable, we defy '"' "amiieu ure iwat adapted to gen
ca pi uro even If we're dlseorered.' I the tteyartiMeut of ag-
Tha cnlmtul bni-ha.1 mlauA. Mlf It nCHltUIV.
wereu't for the guard with which hu
haa been furnished, ho would have
..n.u asaaaalruiied long era thla.
Though most of the regiments bare
The great trouble lu tbe south with
eulona la that they mature so early It
la difficult to Keep them through sum
mer aud autumii fo, winter use. when
Uvti drnwu south, thero la still
stua4ros) of dragoon at Uahrog. No,
my dear air. we must not lely ou a
want of force to oppose na."
"What are uo i. do thenT slghatl
: 1 1. si ' 'it ii I. inning shume to
let tv .. w i
I . I . '.i- . cKo. Id Mliotildera.
I :.m a fu.ui.L I b-lleve diet my
n ) the demand la gntot. After they are
' ilnn.1 mI.....I.I l .......I. ...I
quently and rotten ones removed.
According to the Alabama station,
Improving b i i-n. of .'.tnh ( . r
t 111 m ten to re.iii.-o eiti; u rust.
A 'l.-xa f.tiie,, ,i...rt Hint H -IuiiiIm
i ,. '! iinit ..I., nitv n.
acre from i-ij to ;i.pr. uibtr.
for all aorts of meat, although hen
bane (Ilyoxc.vuu.iiM nlger) Is hla fa
rprlte f . od. 'i'lie leaves of young sug
ar corn he attuiUed this season, In
force, en ulng the young plauta to
grow alow I) a ml tbo outer ends of tbe
leaves to turn brown. I used a dilu
tion of whnlo oil soap, but fouod that
frequent stirring of the noil every day
or two and nue or two vlt-lts n ilay and
brushing t'lem from the loaves wore of
the uit.Mt aeivlee. Thla tasect Is very
foud of the tolmeeo l.-nvea all through
the growing koiimoii, from the small
plauta lit tho bed until frost comes la
tbo fall. All plants of tbo night shade
family, this inseot l f .uiid feeding ou;
and It la almost Iuimi dble to grow tbe
eggplant tu thla noliihitoiiuMMl without
using pari green fro ly," write a Mla
aourl gardcuer to M return's Monthly,
A rrrlMa Kor Tree Wttuu-ui.
j I (oat uf ail coverlugs for all ordinary
purposes for wound i ami bare pliie.
OU tie Is eoiil'iion llllMi .il oil p'ltlil.
aee.inllug to an Orailire In. 1 1 l iumer
Wilt r It cnaieat of it It In npplii-ii
tioli, It lusts for V'.uh on the il' .i I
WimhI, It dee not kill llio lender lSI I.
i or , hctk IU growing.
lVntlna- na For TnrU,
What la a complete footl for tho pig,
and will It pay to feed mmio wheat
oven when whent la pretty high la
price! If wheat la fed with comment,
tho rwmhs are highly Hittlsftictory.
llnin, liecntMo of Ita character of c-otn-trasltlon,
Is not a wholly dctdrnblo feed
for pigs. MK!dllc may bo fed w.th
prollt at any time dnrlnn tlw hogu llfo.
They arc. not only rich In protein nud
ahh, InK are wtmt may Iki cnll"d a
chmn, imroxTth ttwl, bolag froo from
tho obJccOcncbl cmlo flbor which so
promlnctKly dletlnrruhihoa brnn. Hur
ley Is an sxtrtUoBt food nml will emiblo
Hutto noctkxvi as Norlh Dakota nud
Montana to preduto somo of tho beat
pork In tin worbl. In thowi and other
Heetlous Uks tbom hnrlwy nnd peuH will
mnko pork production profltablo If gt.
eu tho opportunity, l'eas, ns nil under
stand, ure a highly nitrogenous food
and whou dry should ulmiya bo fed
with eomo other grain. Thero nro
como who do not appreciate tho vnlny
of clover buy for uwine. It Is to bo
regretted that aueh nppmcliitlon Is not
ualrsrsaU It U not only valuable bo
oause of Its high merit nu n feed, but
because of thu bulk that It fumls'ies.
No growlug animal should bo fed ex
clusively upon the grains. Hwluo will
eat dry clover oay with a relish, but
the better way to feed It Is to cut It up,
steam It or iur hot water on It and
mix with meal Pasture, If it Is tho
right klud of pasture, la nearly nu es
sential lu preutabte swine raining It
should lie clover pnature, but If It la
Hot It ufust bo eouipoaed of short and
A colt should lie thoroughly broken
the winter I hi fore he Is - years old. nnd
should be driveii occasionally, both sin
gly ami wiin aiiotiier norse, to keep in j
jiraetlen wlwt lie has learned, ns well
ns to ftiriihth the exercise required tuyvi
beep his muaclwi In good condition. If
fiut to work. It should lie ouly of tho
Igkteet character, nud eticlal enro
should be taken at Urat not to gall tho
shoulders where tlie collar presses All
the work a 2-ywir-olil eolt will do wlthf,
out injury casta about as much ns it b(
worth In oxtra.eare glvati to the young
BjdoiNl that It dees not Injure him.-,