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TWO DOLLAHR 1>EK ANNUM. > GOD ^ND OUR COUNTRY,
VOLUME VI SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 18, 1878.
ilDR. BUTTS
Nc. 12 N. Eighth St.
St- Louis, Mo.
Who his had greater experience In tho treatment of tho
?enruBi troirblcs of beth mnl>> uml female tlmu n.iv physician
In the Wnt, gives tho result* ot lilt loliK ??? I.n-i
S?sctlce In hi* ineasn work*, just published, entitled
Tho PHYSIOLOGY OF MARRIAGE
The PRIVATE MEDICAL ADVISER
Dook* thnt arc really Oulire m l tVIOIn.trurlcr. In nil Mist
ten pertaining to Hniihunil .i IVunmnhnei). and supply
Kanilong felt. They srebeaulinilW lllestralrd.Mtit Inplabl
laugu&ge, easily understood. Tht two books enihra c*ll
pages, and contain ?*tu?Iii* lafhrnisltaa forbolh inarrlnland
?Lwa.WnaaUtlMrecenttniprvveini nU In ni< diceltrcatiui nt
Kcodwliatourhomeiiaperi juv :'? Tuckiiowlcdgciuipaiti 1
in Dr. Butts' new works Is III no way of questionable char
acter, but lo something Hint en-rj nnr LI kau?. Ihn
Tsstb.tha victim of early Indiscretioni, Hie Naaiotncre-iM
psrfcsUy healthy innylic.bnt with u.niirir. Ijr >r in Iheprlina
of llflj, and the Woman, In intteryr^
from tho msny lilt her sex Is hcirl
*o."?St. Louis Journal.
POPULAR rHi( k1 ? CT? cts. cseh L
Doth In ono volume, {1; in r'...ih anal
SUt. M cts. extra. Sent und? r era), onf
xecrlpt of price In tcoucy ur blaiups.
opr'l 27
GIN GEARING
SHA1TING ATsTI)::.])0!fTS
CHiSAPIiSo?
THAN 13VKI. IJKFOI.iJJ
AT 'Villi
FOREST CITY FOUNDRY
AN I.}
XttAdXZXNeSS W'O^G,
(geo. r. lom i?Ai:n .': co.,
AVi-r; :ta, HA.
ENG IN KS,
n?T'iii\ <r\i>.
Mil l. .;:.\::iNt;
And Machinery off Kimln M;?d? und IJu
jinirod.
oct 27 I'2i>03
T<) I ncNri\
That large and rommodioiiH lliiek '"tore,
formerly occupied liy Mr. I . 1?. Jone:;.
For terms r.pplv In
MKS. M. Ki MCN \M \".A
nug 11 If.
P? 3 ra 5*. a:e! Kon >Jn,i Im?!! rurcri.
v 3 [fSB " 1 ?? '?-"<??: ' '?' ?" ?? Inj
vt>- Ci - . i Ulli, i ii. <-Ji -c:.j i j.. luJ.
apr'l '^7 ly
MaTuff'S
CB
D
"ft SI 0
IHlli ilnl
AM)
QUEEN'S DEU8HT.
THE GSS?T BLOOD PUFFIER.
ENOWK FAtt AISD WIDR FOR
IX? WONU1CKI-VI. "VIRXIJES.
Thousands nf viel lias of Scrofula. R'u-umntlo pa
tients who have c.-.st aside ilnir riiibl ? >-iiircrern
from Hvuhllitic mini mid iiien irinl ]>??? ??' ????r
las land, bear wiliiuhMil ii^ lllcucy.
The seat of these diseae.-a i.? in tdjjjjrioodj
and impure blood c.im>.-:< u":;f n;hy secretion,
which develop Eruptions o! the Skin; Sore
Eyes, foul Discharges Ii'.''" tht Nose, Ears
und Womb; White Swc"t!::ii;-i; Scald Head;
Right Swcntu; Whites; Sallow Complexion;
Kidney Diseases; Nocturnal Kir.'ssions, and a
long train of direful ills._
DR. T?TPS SARSAPABiLLA
Ib a conccntrftted extract ot the curative pri pi-rtie^
of roots anil herbs wlllcll net on t!i? bion !, i oniliiu in
direct contact with tin; (fcrtn nf diinul . exIeiidlUK
IIh intlueiiro to evurv part of thn ^^ .-.ti in. It in u
l'otverl'iil alterative, mid literally ??
A BENOVAT?R OF THE BODY.
Under ltd Inllnenca the eyes prow RpitrVlin^i Iba
complexion clear, und uii-ii;hily blc'.th^a rapidly
disappear.
The valuo of tliltt pompi'ind in praaC"?* drt?llly can
not lie overcaliuiati d. It nrouseatuu Itsir^iutt encrgici
of lifo.
TO THE LADIES.'
If you are silfTcrluK from ? lull Is familiarly known
ns "Female Wcnkno?s," iisoTutt's s vhhapahili.a ami
Q?khn'h Dsuoirr. li wtllciire lA-ucorrluea, Sperma
torrlia<a and other foul di.-eharKcs, when all other
xaudlciuc falls.
Bold by Drngfrlsls. Price, pi a buttle, or six for
85. Sent by express on receipt of price.
TUTf'S
T"or ten yrnrs Tntt's Pills I.ace been the recog
nized St und aril Family !tl?ftlcllin in the UittTSD
Btatkh. Bcarcely a faniilv can be found from Maike
to Mkxico thai iloes not ip e thctn.
A SINGLE TRIAL WILL ESTABLISH THEIR MERITS.
DO THEY CURE EVERYTHING,
IVO.?Tlioy arc for diseases tlint re.
milt from IHALAItlAI. I>4?ISt>,N
and n DEIIANtiED LIVKlt, hucIi av
Dyspepsia, Dilious and Typhoid Fevers, Chills,
Colic, Sick-Headncli, Chronic Diarrhoea,
Nervousness, Dizzincs3, Palpitation of the
Heart, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Kidney Dis
eases, Chronic Constipation, Piles, &c.
NATURE WARNS VO?
THAT YOUR LIVER IS DISORDERED
Wuenyou bave n
Dull pain in Shoulders, Coated Tongue, Cos?
tive Bowels, Weight in the Stomach after
Eatincr, Sour Eructations, Aversion to Exertion
of Body or Mind.
BE ADVISED, anil AX 074CI3
TAKE TUT TS TILLS.
Xtio first dose pradiicnN nil effect
ivitie.ii often aNto.iishon tlie n<if
ferer, und Ina short time fol>
Iown mi Apelile, tsood
DigreNtioil,
SOLID FLESH AND HARD MUSCLE.
? THE WEST SPEAKS.
BEST PILL IN EXISTENCE."
IIa.Tutt:?1 havo used your Pills for Dyspepsia,
weak Stomach and Nervousneas. I nev??r had any
thinK lo do me m> nun h uooii in Ilm way of medicine.
They uro as (food nsynti represent them. They are
tho host rill in eTxlatonee, mal 11'? ill) can to
acquaint Othurtl witii their K'iod mi' Its, ^
J. W.Tlunr.Tis, IIa* da, Minn.
Ci'oldby Drugirisls. OFFICE, 35 Hlur?
ray Street. Now York.
?May li 1877 ly
nrraiilCfl Hams only 12} ets
nor II?. Hold hy
A. FISCHER,
w
Coast Lands.
Kiipop.t of i nr. ('ommittke or thk
At'SlilcrLTUKAl KOCIBTY OFfcOUTH
Ca 01 Ina on Coast Lands.
[iH'lU.ISnKD BY KKqUKST.]
(hncbulol.
iikpoict
?' <tint rat tvr '?/ f.ittitla?Kuo't'ii as
marsh hind in distinction from swamp
hui.ls."
"/.ovation ? Hight or west bank of
tho Cape Four, about fifteen miles
he-low Wilmington, :;i head ul brack
ish water."
'?/',(///ii ',' ? m>t good, only two mid
a hall feet fail, and somewhat stihjec I
to .-nils/'
"/Vr.-v IC.r/irrimnit ? Sntsoa 1.806
07.? Ten acres were planted in while
uhent in Nuveuihoi', laud liad boon
iying out ?ine year'and ditches clean
ed out. In May some slight trouble
from bird-. Necessary to '<<?<?;? iliem
off for two or three days Crop
inarl-c'ted early, yield sixteen bushels
id" plump, will fillitl ivhetiI peruerJ;
?i" rr.-t, average In ighi ?'. plant about
filll 1 f> li."
/ . j .'.uii'ni? i?v 187.*
, (. - i v..i Iii bis of' ten neves each,
? ? i i i i 11 o n ;i>- above, cm ? jii inai 'ni
pop \\:<- plan) ?>! after i i<-<- hud been
? ?:! and harvested, with di >?! u it
cl(am d on', and drxin::tri'c<>( ? , . al
ly bad ^l i id ten bus-h? ! - ?pi:i i *
im! -roc.d as first expeiitit -:r
? I .-mall ? i-. Id a.id iilli r i ijiiiilitii
lliongjiit lo be (in pl-uitili:; .it tlie
wht'iii immediately nfter another
crop, and ! ad drainage.';
"///<?</ i..vi" rihit tit- i#? IS t Ii?
77.? Same Ileitis as in second ex pen*
mcnt; c'ay pea planted tiller crop was
m; pitted peas. In mod under vines
ill N v ; ! . utui planted Fnllitz's
wl't |c cheat broadcast! *t ic-ld'lVnir
. Im: Im .-; sold it; \"?;iluiiltt'toti,
a In iv it v\it- mjlleti, :?>: 5M .S'J.i pet
I u*sVe"; fiis.t ".vnehii itt merket; tpuna*
in in when* iuail-iei fit thai it*tio
?1 C2i, Jhnr ii. t.t th? crup U ffy
(put i ity."
" The above; n'xperlruetttis w ra by
Cnl.-. In none. ? t'them did
rust attack ihe wheat which always
matured well, ami was eood in quali
iv. Trouble Ironi birdsoniy slight ''
" A neighbor ol t<ni. ? has
c xpciMnt ntt d i mi Miccctsiv e seasons
wiili ii i111 m it urns and very similar
i-ii ts.tnly p'niitiug l.v acres h<-w
cvet. These gentlemen are ha'int;
theii land s ami lyz'.'d. to discover ivhai
i- needt dtu increase the yield
<;ka-s en.! I i;K.
"Same quality ?d and ami on neigh
boring plantations; seed, i n ii i.' iv.d
lop and i. v. i toi s. d \ i i tb i ii
jive ton- ? mi.-t ? \? ? leb tu?*-, ell
iog r?adil * in v. I i gion
mat It et. Two ? u i if..teii ? .is ? ;i;
three to ili -?- ttiH a i a ; tons iioiit
first, a! o i out :ei one ., ! one hali
toil IV in -i eon 1 No urni de fVo:n
wild.-; re-se? rl i ti if ii"ce.-.sury alter
. very fourth y nr."
''Dry culture is neees-ary on the
?? ape Fear as thi- negr ies will not
work in lifo rice crop and i pi intiug
lias Sie n i*encr:?I|y aiiaudone.l."
The cheapness ul wlual ci inn as
t'oniparcd with thai ol riet?, (because
wheat requiif; no work from the
tiinuit is .-cull until harvest, and be
cause of the largely pienti r tieivage
which nuty !>< eiiftiv i<' i in Hi itand
ami plough.] ami tlx i'i.mpaiative
value oi ihe lw ruins, urt? fuels
which make ' r. lioimes tcpori very
mi pin t ii Ii I to our lie j I i: . I he
nsb elcinenl i- pr?d.?a\ ;. uiiiutire
I llOSe geiiliemeil o! ? :' 11
Ui ver .'-eel; in o<d< i 1 i! ; ?
? i uel ion of win .i
lull i Ii en sim
figure which v\ ? i . . nei
soinely tiiei ?i is in ui npti-ni
W e hhall f?o< u .-?:< v. h.el her >- >??
And n- in grasses, lb mi ?stituiion
?i Hermud'.i lor I'miothv, red top ind
clover with the use of a- , o.euien: an .1
vie.' i:itroducfion o ;?. ? veteti into
? it t cultivation, may give them e tab
lishcd mead iws, a id sti|ierse?l? the
necessity of seeding their land every
fourth year.
These experiments ou tho Capo
Fear indicate the solution of the
question of labor in our swamp lands, 1
by far more difficult than on out up
lands!. For, if wheat can bo grown
on our rice land.", producing ahttnd
nut crops, with machinery to sow it
iu November au I also to reap it in
May and June, whirr lab >r can culti
vate them.
Dr. Ittivcnel has suiggestetl to your
com mit tee the "iCrOct I'eu'* as super
ior to any other veriety kno.vn t > 'ii u
thus fur ns a fertilizer, it pus^Cises
the following qualities: Ii bus a
strong top root penetrating eighteen
inches into the ground, which, when
it dies in the autumn, loosens the soil
ami makes il mellow. It is a vigrous
grower, covms the ground with its
foliage, shading ami protecting ii
thoroughly against the acti m of the
-'i.i.
It continues green and vig.inus
until killed by fr >-i Iis seed remains
in the gro in I from autumn to spring
wilhoiil injury, and may therefore be
.-own with small grain, wh -at, oats,
&c, in lb autumn?pos>ibly it may
seid itst if.
Its sec 1 is small, and a given
mutmitv "-i'l therefore, nl&ut !ai*r
er arm of land than other varieties.
I This valuable pea is at present rare,
::??.! ,i- fa'i un known can bu ha 1 oul v
I . ? .?
: in < Ualiyei wvj < olllltv.
Your"eoiiiiuiitreSptM.-tfully re;:o .- 1
in ml thai ila.net y shall pr ? mi i?
? a li\v biishins bi" ;ii ? "\-i i I / ? \
h: its i re-orv.i!v.i. and \ > i- l-.e
! M:eii farmers au I j htitfMs as will ox
i i ciin.cnl und rr your auspices in t.i ?
! cultivation of the -mi I gr tins.
The lore pea is said : i possess
?very much the same qualities with :
the Hebel, but l>r. Kavenc does not j
j know whether this i- so
j A letter from Dr. Ha vend to'your
j ? on.mi ice is herewith ftibmitt?:tl I; j
I will be rend with iut'eresi by agricul '
ituists wb<?se l;;ktes I: a vie led thOui id
look into ibe. mysterii?:? of their 6i<cii
j paiioti. To siit li, pci'haps, it lyill
I sn-?u^t itL^.r .uoij inuviiij.i,-. Mu:ue\?Jui.t i
different from those wis'eh have le '
sceuded to them, and with which they
have worked ihti* lar. Perhaps it j
may raise ? up among themselves
pio leers iu the march of agricultural
improvement. Muy i'. be so
A II \. b it !: is , us pi el fully subtuitte 1.
lln i l N. ( loUKDIN,
i luiirman of * i m n i oast Lauds.
Ini.rlesi it, J2?i March, .878.
1.1 i i i: OF Dtt. It IVESKI?
Ivxst IJaitkuv, February LI, 1-78.
j /V. .v.. f<???./? in, /??</. t'lHiirrittiH, ifv.:
j Di au I it ? Your cominlitre has,
I in another paper, present et I a sad but
iruihiult picture of the condition of
j :I if low country. j
I Small crops und an exhausted soil j
j bnve been the result of the svsleni of
! planting i? neraily pursued, while the
i nei essitfi a of an incrcasine nooulu
j tioit imperaiively demand large crops |
mid an improving soil.
l.limnte alone determines ho pro
ductions of the ?.'tiulrv. Thal ours
i
I is lavorali'o to ibe gtowth of wh.Mt, i
j eats corn, cotlou, rice, grass, pot it- '
j lues, turnips, cabbages, &.<;., &o.., wo 1
i know; lor whi n ! bulled in good soil
I in proper physical condition, they all
j vie d |i cut ifu! crops,
i To enrich the soil then at moderate
j cost is the one :l!iiiLr needful, and the
I following considerations lead to the
; bl ind ihn: t!:is may be accomplished :
1st, Whin a heat of wheat weigh*
! inj: one hundred ounces is carefully
burned, ninety-five minces disappear,
five ounces remain ns ashes. The
. toi mis mailer gone oft' consists of the
? !? ii ? i ? - f : ii oi il unit r, the ashes
? ? in ii era I lied fer \: ? big in
- 10 i) i j i ? i : |i J { \ '! i j. i; -1 ?.
Uiiite' iai of woii b idii't'i-no oonip;? i
j is Mipei.sln.i ! t ivhib ihtj i)ve pitrr
: 11m. o! mtucrn' is llov nr.! i ! :.;
cheaper id t 'barb s-ijn '.t;.:i a... wiiei .?
on till ii i.be.
! Ii ai ati stlnllgh! npply the loVei
hi whii hiht eerm oi ?eed work.- iiii-.
mittel ml intothi mature pi int.
j Our geographical jiosition ures
j us ample rainfall equally ilistrihuted
j t hrough all the months of tho year,
bright sunlight, a w inter tomperturo
high enough I'or the growth ofimpor.
taut crops, u summer heat not 'oo
great for the full development of
semi-tropical plants, secure us, in
effect, two seed' times ami two harv
ests in one year.
2d. As among animals, some feed
on grass, ami others require more
highly organized matter for their
nourishment, so among plants, some
form their substance from (he air,
Winer and mineral mutter of the soil
directly, while others cannot do so,
hut live upon the remains of a vegeta
tion which has previously flourished
and decayed upon the laud. For
example, a sheep confined to a good
pasture thrives, a dug under the same
cireiitnstan ccs starves. The grass
must be converted into mutton before
it can support the do
Wheat will not grow upon poor
land supplied men ly with mineral
mutier, but pea vines xviil, and when
these have decayed up ui the land
wheat will flourish there.
ftere the leguminous plant doc* for
the graminaceous one, what the her
bivorous and mul does for the cami
vowus.
We have iriP.ny leguminous plants,
some of which grow from spring to j
fall, others from fall to spring. By
supplying the necessary mineral tnat
t r, and using those plants which
?_> . :;v dui i ig the summer to prepare
. d lor small grain, and those that
gtoAY during the winter to do the same
. i gr : ? , there is good reason to hope
...ui. j,m- coast laud.- may he made to
I produce reniun ra ive crops, and
those of a kinll which are sowed an i
reaped by the efficient .ahor saving
machines 1 ; he ?I iy
11> ifsi ihi: pia. above stated, the
0 lowing experiments werouiadeat
I)'*: farm of the Atlantic and Stouo
1'aospha.: L'on.jianie.j near Charles -
ii .i.--': . . 4 ? .. b!
In ilie month of June, ordinary
. uly !aii;l, whie.i bad been suppli
? ?? with tii.-. r?quisHi en aunty ot'min
tkfy in at i er, a.- .. ?w_o [hi oaJcist with
cow pea1. \\ hen tue pem!rA?er?> '..&<!!?." '
ly ripe a measured ijjuauitiy of the
? land was mown and the vines dried.
The dried villas aero at I he rate of
4,UO0 lbs. li. a. it! and were prov
ed by analyse l? contain nitrogenous
mailer capable of producing 2i per
ecu-, pi umiaoni and 10 per ca ill. of
mineral matter or a-:t<:-.
T ? deter,:one whether it were lie*
j ccssary lo nun in ihe green vines,
(always a dillicult and troublesome
operation,) some of the dried vines
wen.- washed on tvtitter with water,
the unter tested and foun i to contain
I all the valuable constitueuts of the
vine; showing that.no nss of fcrtiliz
i iog material had been occasioned by
I the plant dying on the surface of the
I laud, and pr ?'ing the turning in,
j which has gn any prteveuted the geu
' eral adoption of this mode of fertiliz
ing, to be nceesyary,
'I herelbre, upon the remainder of
ibeland the vines were al ow ? I t? die
upon the surface', and in Novembei
oats and wheat were plant, tl upon it.
! Both erow vigorously and produced
more llion double ihe crops ordinari
ly obtaiueo :n ibis juirt of the coun
try.
In the succeeding June about ?l 0
I pounds<>i ash i Icmcut to the ace were
spread on ihe siiibbie losiipply the
mineral matter removed bv me pre
vious crop, the bind ploughed and
planted wich ca.-, ami in November
wheat and oats wer.- sown.
Toe crops now growing look better
than tnose of iu>i year at this season,
leading lo tie- hope thill the process
is a < ui: idative one, lending to im?
1 i iv.e imi: r t liau to ex haust the
I ; ? .1. ... i ;??? o the pi'ti as a
n.iii/.i iia not |?r??ve?l sail-factory
\\ here a l' >e i *up i y ?f um ra I
mail r been illlil led
V .1 ? e.ili-S.
? .3iibii il . vi:.vi:i .
,>>aoe ii ? v . .. ii. ?: ii ?es.
S. i k pt oi ? -glue makes
A business that js always behind
1 hand?Card playing.
A Weeting.
The Oraugeburg Agricultural
Society held its third meeting on Satur
day last at Fair Building, Dr. \V. F.
Barton,'(Prcsident, presiding and Mr.
Kirk Robinson, Secretary. After
the usual opening business was acted
upon, the {'resident proceeded to call
for individual reports oi tho amount
planted und present promise of tho
col ton crop. Fvery member respond
ed, and from a summary of all the
reports it. may safely be stated that
this crop will yeild in the fall about
the same crop as the last.
Reports of the oat crou was next,
called and the members, with few
exceptions, gave most flattering and i
encouraging accounts of the p resellt
crop. Many hud planted double the
quantity of last yeai's. plnuti'*g ami in
better land; others reported one-thirl
more, while none p'an ted less. This
speaks well for our farmers and they
will find to their great satisfaction
that there will be bread enough and
to spare; that a s pirit of independ
ence w ill be enjoyed scarcely droamed
of heretofore; ami that an advance
w ill be rn ade in money yielding crops
which will give prosperity to the
entire County Some interesting and
very instructive information was
gathered in this connection concern
ing the raising of oats by then.se of
the pea as a manure It was gener
ally agreed that the cow pen, of our
ordinary varieties, was the best to
precede oat-*. By sown ng ibis pea in
the spring, at the rate of from one to
two bushels per acr and plowing
them under previous to planting oats
ill the fall, double the viel 1 of the
crop was obtained. Indeed. Mr.
W. A. Maekey .-aid, three^years ago
he planted a pciceofiam! in oats that
yielded a crop so trilling, it was
scarcely worth the trouble of gather
ing. The next spring ho planted
?peas on the land 'and turned flicm
tiiider, and planted *ats which gave
a satisfactory je.rrjp* .Me again planted
planted biso its. Now there is not
an inch of ih> land that hits not a
splendid crop of o ils. tie also ad
vanced the belief that cotnmou salt
and ashes would prevent rust iu
wheat.
It was said'thai Dr Ravcncl re
commended tho Rebel pea as the best
variety for mauureal p rpors-'s from
the tact that they produced more vine
and roots than any other variety.
Mr. Midler said he believed one
variety of wheat, the George Crange
j Uns! Prool W heat, which he planted
! was indeed a mot proof wheat, this
was attested by planting two other
j varieties in tin-same field and in close
proximity, both ofwhich rusted badly.
Ail the se? I of this wheat are engaged
already by parties for next planting.
Tin- President recommended an ex
periment to the members as worth
trying on wheat and oats. Plant
during the spring two bushels of cow
I peas per acre and use 500 pounds of
the ash clement During the fall
months plow the crop under, and
plant w heat or oats. .M si satisfact
ory results had been obtained by this
proeess in other localities and he be
I Moved tin- same elfuct would follow
j the .rial here. He also stated, on
j the authority ol Mr. DauneHy in the
j Fork, I hut steeping w'heal in sulphur
; won d prevent riM i .
Mr. NVannamaker asked to be in
formed whether twenty bushels of
(bad cotton seed was worth its much
a> the stnne quantity of live seed for
manureV In answer to this request
ii was generally agreed, the live seed
was the better Dr. d. v . Hoi man
believed (hat seed with the oil ex
1 pressed, was as good as live seed; that
ammonia escaped from the dead seed
. through the pioee.-ses'offermentation
j and the oil remained, which was per
I ftetly worthless as plant food.
Mr M. J. Keller asserted that he
w o hi hither gi o 20 cunts per bush
el lor live seed, than 10 cents, for
dead seed, In this connection it was
thought that dead seed msi one forth
I its value at least.
Mr. Mnckoy obtained the best re
stilts by putting his cotton seed in the
stables as be hauled them from tho
gin ui)-! allowing horses to trample
on them till needed for manure.
Dr. W. F. Barton's plan lor using
cottonseed and stable manure is the
following:
For corn, use 12 bushels of cotton
seed und 100 pounds ot acid phos
phate, mixed.
For cotton, use the same quantity
ofslahle manure and dissolved bone,
mixed.
J)r. Bowman and Mr. J. J. Sallcy
make a comp so heap of one layer
of stable manure a foot deep and one
of cotton seed the same, alternating
until the heap he large enough, clos
ed with St iblo manure. Twenty
hitshc Is of this mixture per acre gave
25 bushels of conn per t?cre.
Prof. Bibikov advises tho use of
stable manure alone; cotton seed
should be used mixed with lime, marl
is bettor, which c ?uso the seed to give
out ammonia and then ^absorbs it
again. Lime may bo scattered over
a (iclil where stable manure had been
use, for ihe same purpose. The prof,
had on exhibition three tea plants and
a few of the opium puppy which be
recommends to our people as a step -
towards independence ae well as
profit.
Tiiere being no further business the
meeting adjourned to tho upper room
w here an equal feast was in waiting
for the body. Farmers are experts
in getting up such things and in
gettimj them thiKU as well. "Wine,
cxcel'ent wine from the vintage of
the President was a part of the pro
gram in c?every practical, .successful
farmer ought to he a fat man. After
the citing and the drinking was over*
Mr. Hugo <?. Sheridan was sprung
for a speech. Further tho editor
deposes hot.
Tho Bttin with a small Appetite. "
A man with an appetite Ilk is a poor
relation and a relentless and unlu-iug
pa i f of ja we fe t: nek. UffiT ud iiiuaJlQU^3^
three girls and three men busy for
one hour Irving t outrun the capa
city of his stomach. He went through
the bill of fare like measles in ft
district school, and emptied every
thing on the table except thesalt
mug and ear-tor. He sampled all tho
meats till the carver struck for higher
wages, heaped a barricade of fish
boms around his plate, and made the
vegetables (ly like a simoon in ahurry,
Old man Byman lean sd against the
wall and watched him with a stun
ned, dazed sort of feeling, and tha
undefined and inexplicable dread that
conns over a man when the hard earn
ings of years arc in danger of being
.-wept ruthlessly away. For a time
he hud serious thoughts of emptying a
paper of tacks into the pudding, but
thought better of it. and remarked to
.1 im:
' No it wouldn't do; he might throw
the funeral expenses on to me, and
1 ginss I'd better- fill him up if it
bri igs us nil to want. But mark him
well, James. Take a look that will
lust a life-time, and never let that
man get on the inside of the house
iiguii). It' he wants to stay for sup
per, tell him we shall close up and
all g> fudiing this al ternoon, and
won't get hack until lall aller next."
But the stranger gave no heed to
the consternation he had scattered,
and kept his mouth full and the
waiter puffing ami blowing. Ho
charged upon everything eatable tt9
long as he could laste, and then drop
pi: ! bis knife and fork, filled his
pocket with apples, oranges, biscuit,
eggs and fried chicken, and walked
out w ith the air of a man who had
gratified a grudge of long standing.
lie complained in the office that he
was not feeling well, but. hoped to bo
all right as soon as he could coax up
a little appetite and eat something.?
Breakfast Table.
The people of Searsport, Mo., wore
surprised and amused at a spelling
bee by a tail tramp spelling dowu
the on tire assembly.

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