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.". v .k v 1 .? ?'TCN loasipmj &? Picture Gallery for Church Bazaar. Will you kindly glvo mo suggestions tor a picture gallery to havo a church "bazaar; also a ltat of subjects, aB Bonaparto crossing tho Rhino, etc.? M. O. I think you can comptlo a very Inter esting gnllery from tho suggestions bolow; tho refreshment limit may also aid vou: 'Tho Forolgner" A llttlo Japancso doll. "Plck-WIck Papers" A toothpick, n lamp wick and somo paper, wrapped up In a shoo box. "Along tho Lino" Two clothes' pins in JTcandy box. "When Knighthood Was in Flower" A 'nightcap wrapped In a flowered napkin. "A Pleasant Reflection" A small looking glass in a pill bow "A Place for Reflection" A small mirror. "Darkest Africa" A negro doll. "Sweet Sixteen" Sixteen bon bona. "In Silk Attiro" A small doll dressed In silk. "Nothing But Loaves" A tablet of writing paper. "Lovers" Two spoons. "An Absorbing Subject" A blotter. "Tho Homo of Burns" A toy flat iron. "Common Senso" A few pennies. "A Woman's Weapon" A toy broom. "Things That End in Smoko" Cigars. N This way of serving refreshments will causo much merriment. Have a .paper bag for each one which contains ,two sandwiches, a coo'rfoy, a sugared doughnut done up In waxed paper, and a banana; coffco to bo passed on a tray In tin cups. Entertainment for Bachelor Girls. I am to bo married in April and must pay tho penalty by giving somo oort of a party to ten girls who belong to our "Single Blessedness" club. Tell mo what to do. I have received al ready many wedding gifts and am in tho houBO "wo" aro to occupy. SUB. i I should conduct tho affair with tho Idea that your former club fellows were "green" with envy and consumed with Jealously; therefore, keep tho color schcrao yellow and green. Decorate tho tablo with steel knitting needles stacked liko bayonets, tied with green and yellow baby ribbon. If you can get black cat candy boxes use them for favors with tho name card tied around tho neck. Appropriate lamp shades may bo mado of transparent paper with cats cut out and pasted on. For tho table centorpieco have a pretty brass teakettle filled with flowers. Of fr your guests a cup of tea for con solation as soon as they arrive. Then Evening Gown of Embroidered Ivory Satin Richly Adorned fiEraflSiiiHRSiHf HS i lMmmlMn T (vKTWw IwWtMMw.mJilHW i-fov,, Mb lKBnHHH)B!EHKK9H&HH$BX gBIBBSsj . jJiMmiimiiM,'TMmHwiri' A gown of embroidered Ivory satin Toyal blus valvet Tho glrdlo la laced tassels. servo tho nicest supper you nro capable of, with all your dainty wedding gifts I art suro your company will really bo inclinod to lot tho llttlo demons, "en vy" and "Jealousy," creop In Just a woo bit, for In her heart of hoarts I think ovory woman loves a homo and tho protection of n good man's naino. To Celebrate a March Birthday. Mother's natal day comes tho last of March; pleaso glvo mo IdeaB for entertainment, flffwors (for tho month), tablo decorations, etc. Daughter. Violots aro appropriate to this month, and It would bo lovely to have a bunch for each guest. Then for oth er decorations use nny of tho spring blossoms in pots or arranged in flow er holders; all of tho bulb flowers aro especially effectlvo used In this way. Ask tho guests to bring their work and also ask them to tell stories of their grandchildren, taking it for granted that most of thorn may claim these wonderful adjuncts to eternal youth, for what grandmother does not llvo over her own nnd her children's lives In tho weo mortals who again bring back tho bygone days with bo much sweetness? Most women play cards, and If your guests are among tho number I would nrrnngo for sev eral rubbers with perhaps favors for all and no prizes. If you like, uso this appropriate verso on tho place cards, or you could lmvo It on tho Invitations: In March the earliest bluebird came And caroled from tho orchard trco His llttlo tremulous songs to mo, And called upon tho summer's namo, And made old summers in my honrt All sweet with flowers and sun again. William Dean Howolls. An Entertaining Problem. I have several young men friends whom I would llko to ask to dinner. Do you think it would bo wise to nsk them all at tho namo time, nnd invite other girls for tho different fellows, or would you nsk thorn at dlfferont times? It would save much time and troublo to have them all together. Pleaso. glvo mo your advice. What would bo tho proper hour? Do you think Sunday evening would bo as suitable as any other? Many, many thanks. Vexed. Personally, I think It Is a fine thing to ask young men to a Sunday evening meal, especially if they aro not for tunate enough to bo in homes of their families, and I am suro it would add interest to ask tho girls. How would you llko asking two couples for Sun day nights until you havo them all In vited? Sunday ovening teas or sup pers may bo very informal and enjoy able. Rose's Queries Pleaso tell mo the name of a good book of etiquette. I'm placed In an awkward position and will greatly ap preciate your help. I mot a young lady this summer who afterwards called on me. I returned tho call, then reived an invitation to her wedding. Of course, I will send a present, but shall I call again beforo this takes place? Rose. In answer to your first question, I must sak you to send mo a self-addressed stamped envelope, as I cannot glvo names or addresses In tho depart ment. You need mako no call until after tho wedding, when a call will bo duo her mother or whoever Issued tho invitation, and a call upon the bride on her at-homo day. MADAME MERRI. with chiffon coraago and tunic of with broad velvet ribbon ending In (MRS FROM jhfflXW Teach tho colt tcywnlk. Corn needs a mellow Boll. Order the gardon seed now. Uso caro In selecting brood sows. Dirty eggs should nevor bo market ed. Horres will bo high for at least an other year. i , Much of the milk sold- In cities is two nnd three dnys old Weeds are' Just as subject to disease as aro cultivated plants. The flesh of very young anlmnln fre quently lncks flavor and Is watery. So far as c"an bo dono, select the largest and best sows for breeders. Fnrmers should be thinking about getting Bccd for next season's plant ing. To have horses of endurance 'give tho colts a chanco to develop their muscles. King nnd Mlnnotonka, Ironclad rasp berries aro good red varieties for gen eral planting. Soil Infections aro tho hardest to control and crop rotation alono can accomplish It. Tho time Is past whon tho prosper ous farmer can afford to Ignore tho valuo of straw. Three feeds of milk a day for tho now calf aro better than tho same amount In two feeds. Feed tho chicken flock on puro and wholesome food and provide puro wa ter in clean utensils. Tho best trees will not stand neg lect, while tho poor trees will rospond readily to good treatment. Observo with caro and noto as a first point that a cow should havo a large and ample-sized body. An old unlmal properly fattened and in good health would bo preferablo to a young ono in poor condition. Tho Plymouth Rocks, Wynndottcs, Rhode Islnnd Reds and Orpingtons are recommended for milk feeding. Remove tho male birds from tho dock Immediately after tho breeding season and market no fertllo eggs. It takes a mellow soil to grow corn, and you can mako tho soil mellow beforo planting tlmo by plowing now. For quick fnttenlng of poultry noth. ing heats a mash of cornmoal and milk, fed warm about threo tlmeb a day. Pullets, commencing to lay, produce small eggs at first and old hens at the moulting tlmo nro prone to do like wise. For tho amount of monoy Invested In the poultry business. It pays a larger profit than any other farm spe cialty. Care of tho hogs does not mean feeding alono, but giving them at tention necessary to keep thorn in good health. Good looking fruit on top of tho basket will get you new cuBtomqi-H, but only honest quality lower down will keep them. A small flock of vigorous sheep on tho fnrm If given good care cannot help but yield good returns for tho money Invested, Tho fllze of tho udder isn't always a suro Indication of tho cow'b milk giving capacity. Tho quality Is of moro importance. Cut tho branches closo to Hip larg er oneR or main truiiK, and cover tho fresh wound with whlto loud and oil to keep out tho air. A profitable ci;op cannot bo grown on land deficient In humus, which Is tho same thing as rotted sod or rottod manure, with fertilizer alono. Tho yards and sleeping quarters must bo kopt dry and clean, as im pure air and dampness arc two things that a sheep cannot euduro. It behooves tho farmer to study his soils carefully and keep closo watch or diseases which mny bo lying dormant there, to spray his fruit trco3 and apply tho knlfo when necessary, nnd to got rid of his weeds of all sorts. :LX 1(11 Handle eggs with caro. Vetch enriches tho soil. Keep only puro bred stock. Trees need much cultivation. For milk production bran bentB corn meal. Wild onts ofton transmit smut to tho oat fields. Just now the silo 1b cortnlnly prov ing Itself a friond In ncod. No other class of meat Is so subject to improvement as mutton. No animal on tho farm should auffor from hunger, thirst or cold. Tho great ohjoctlon to vetch hay Is tho difficulty In curing It properly. First-class -inunt cannot he obtained from nnlmals that aro poor in flesh. The cnlf stall should bo plentifully supplied with good clean dry bedding. To successfully combat disease, It Is esBontlnl to know tho sources of Infec tion. Tho cow that Is a poralstont milker Is tho ono that should be kopt Intho herd. 4 A l'ttlo cayenne pepper In tho mash will warm tho hens up and help euro' colds. Until tho trees begin to shndo tho ground ihoy should bo cultivated fre quently. If the asparagus patch was not cov ered with manuro In tho Tall, bettor do It now. With good caro, good stock looks hotter, does bettor, and pays hotter than scrubs. Scraps saved at butchering time mako a lino egg stimulating feed In cold weather. Lumber and straw properly used will furnlBh warmth cheaper than high-priced feeds. Learn to distinguish between a new laid egg and a stale egg; a frosh ogg and a storage egg. A largo part of tho food for poultry should bo grain bccnuBO they aro natural gralu eaters. Barbed wlro fcnceB aro not worth whllo If you can't keep them woll stretched and stapled. If you want to bo really up to date, sweep down tho veiling of your Bta bios and whitewash them. Soft coal or conl cinders aro rel lshcd by pigs and hogs becauso of tho mineral matter they contain. The choice pure bred calf would bo a splendid nnd most appropriate gift for either tho boy or tho girl. Get tho corn and Kafllr fodder fed out soon. It is of greater feeding vnluo now than It will bo next spring. i If your Bwcot corn seed Is mixed with field corn, belter feed It to tho chickens and buy new next spring. Feed only ob much cnbbago as tho chickens will eat up Immediately; wilted, half rotten cabbage is harmful. A snu?;, clean, dry, well lighted poul try house goes a long way toward making tho flock pay dividends in win- mi. Sorghum Beeds ground havo been found to bo worth about 10 per cent less than corn for milk-making pur poses. Good breeding nnd good feeding nro so closely related that thoy must go together; ono is useless without tho other. No plant or trco Ib fit for setting out unloBB it has mado a normal, healthy growth. Neither oxtremo is desirable. Tor Bets onion sood should bo sown In early spring, at about tho time when seed is sown In tho open field for fall or dry onions Unless the garden is on high ground It will be time well spent to put in a fow drainage ditches and so havo an earlier ganhvn. It does not require nny grdat abil ity at figures to show thnt there Is a groat waBte In selling hogs when thoy aro but half fed Frequently good heifer cnlves- can bo bought from men who keep family cows in town and havo no facllltlun for raising tho calves. A hog fed on com nlono from tho tlmo It Is weaned from tho sow until butchered at eighteen months old sel dom pays for his keep, For tho retail town trndo milk-fed chickens bring a higher prico nnd aro always In greater demand than thoso fattoned on any other ration. Success In dairy farming deponds as much upon good common sonso as upon anything else. But this Is not enough. Thero must bo good Btock nnd good feed upon which to exor cise it PROPER CARE OF THE FARROWING SOW MfiHBBwIilMnHL 5L 3n&3S9BBBBSHHBmi ; Mimawiiiai xMMt&J&IL ifimil:x.tr--iiMM:r--ct?fi Colony House uy w r. an-nnnT) Special farrowing pons aro provided only when many breeding sowb nro kopt, but where there Is to bo a removal from tho ordinary quarters to n special placo It should bo dono in good time, bo that tho sow may become thoroughly accustomed to her now surroundings. Thero Is considerable dlffcronco of opinion as to why sowb kill and cat their young, and no doubt the causey aro as diverse as tho theories ad vanced to account for it. Ono of them, howover, nnd not tho least common, Ib Insufficient space. A bow, whon sho Hcb down In closo quarters, is apt to catch nn unfortu nate youngster between her carcass nnd tho wall against which sho gen erally plncoa her back when suckling hor pigs. Tho fnrrowlng-pen should, of course, bo regulated to somo extent by the stzo of tho breed kopt, but gonornlly tho spaco allowed Is too heavy sows with hardly room to turn around in tho diminutive apartments that, previous to farrowing, eorvod them ns sleeping quarters. Small breeds should bo allowed a spaco of not leas thnn eight feet by eight feet, increasing In tho enso of tho larger broods up to 12 foot by 8 feet, or 12 feot by 10 foot; and to prevent tho young pigs from being Mortgage Lifter. crushed against tho wall( it is a good plan to fix a strong rail around each Bldo of tho farrowing place, at a height of from Beven to nine Inches from tho floor, and a similar dlstanco from tho wall. This will prevent tho sow flounder ing down with her back ngalnst tho Bldo of tho pen and provides a retugo for tho youngstora who can got undor tho projection. It Ib a great mlstako to provldo tho farrowing sow with a largo quantity of bedding. Undor ordlnnry circum stances thoro Is no hotter bedding mntorlal for plga, than good whoat straw, but for tho farrqwlng bow a modorato quantity of short stuff is prefcinblo to tho long materials In which tho pigs aro apt to get tangled and unable to cscapo quickly out of tho way of a clumsy mother. Tho quostion whother at farrowing. timo tho sow should bo loft to her own devices, or assisted in any way in taking chargo of tho pigs uqtll tho birth is complete is much debated by pig breeders. Sho should certainly bo watched In many cases tho sow farrowB dur ing tho night und is found with her pigs all right and comfortnblo In tho morning, but it Is not always so, and WAY OF FEEDING CORN TO HORSES Grinding Will Not Pay Unless . Animals Have Poor Teeth One Combination. If corn must bo fed to tho horses, grinding It will not pay, unless tho horses have poor tooth, In which caso It might bo advisable. Feeding tho ear or spoiled corn would bo tho moro dealrablo method of feeding. Crushed corn and cobmoal Is not no good bocauso of tho cost of crushing, and tho nmount of food valuo secured from tho cob la so sinnll thnt It does not make up for tho energy required to digest so much crudo flbor. A combination of corn, bran and a llttlo oilmen! mako a good summer ration for horses. Feeding a 1,000 pound horse about 10 pounds of corn and .'! poundn of bran per day would ho equivalent to 11 pounds of oats, al though it fontnln a llttlo moro carbo hydrates and los3 protein, thus mak ing a llttlo wider ration. A small nmount of oil meal would offset this, however. ' mm iT1Ja;S.y m'fYi T'lfir" WSWt?l5L'tfLVV .Tx jJWEYJS5!1 v"-"irCVHK"Wii.Ii''-' . ."Tl.f j! . --ty)R.rUU.tl3HVH ryrrfmn for Brood Sows. not a fow sacrificed sows are tho result of a want of a capable atten dant. If tho bow hns farrowed nil right, sho should bo fed in such tho same wny as during tho closing days of gestation. It Is a groat mlstako to 'Teed for milk" boforo farrowing, and equnlly nn orror to begin to stuff tho bow with heating or milk producing food immediately nftcrward. Tho Inexperienced breeder thinks ho must brace up his sow with plonty of good food to meet tho domnnd on her8V8tcm und produce plonty ol milk on which tho piga can grow and thrive In theory this sounds woll, but oxporlonco goes to Bhow that it is a poor sort of bow, and ono that should not havo been bred from, that does not, at tho sari, produco enough milk for her pigs without any extra or special feeding. ,Tho tlmo for this Is later on whon tho pigs nro growing1 and requlro a lnrgo quantity of rich milk to satisfy their requirements, and in providing which, It not nsBlBtod by better food, tho sow Is dragged down In condi tion. To commence this high feeding directly tho pigs are born is nut only unnecessary, and therefore wasteful, but It is Injurious. It reully defeats tho object In view, for It ovofstimu latcs tho mllk-glandB and Inflames tho udder; whllo tho effect ou tho llttlo pigs is to sicken thorn and causo scouring nnd liver derangement, to which young pigs aro prono. Tho majority of cases of so-called mllk-fover In bows, In which tho socro tion disappears altogether and leaves tho youngsters practically motherless, aro duo to high or overfeeding prior to, and Immediately after farrowing. Tho diet of tho Buckling bow should bo gradually increased In quantity nnd richness, nnd as tho pigs grow, a llttlo meal composed of wheat, barloy, or aots may bo added to tho shorts and bran, which Ib about tho best diet at this porlod, and tho number of timos of feeding incrensed. An Important feature In tho suc cessful management of tho bow and litter is to get tho youngsters to feed aa early ob posslblo. This payB In two ways it Baves some of tho drag on tho sow, and It gets tho pigs fit to wean earlier, releasing tho sow from hor maternal duties. Morcovor, when tho pigs arc re moved from tho bow, which Is gen erally a fortnight too Boon, they aro much better fit to do without her milk, and also much less liablo to tho convulslvo attacks so common In newly weaned pigs, whoso stomachs nro unaccustomed to deal with tho coarse food often too plentifully sup plied to them. Indigestion, ooiiBtipntlon nnd "fits" aro very intimately connected, and ail nro duo to lmpropor feeding. Tho best way to teach young plga to eat Is to provide a run or "creep" into an adjoining pen to which tho tow cannot obtain access, or to feed them whllo she is turned out to get somo exorciso. SORE SHOULDER CAUSES AND CURE While Friction and Pressure Con tine There Can Be No Per manent Healing. Tho axiom in medicine, "Remove tho causo nnd tho effect will cease," Soro shoulders nnd bncks aro duo to two causes, friction and pressure, and while these continuo In operation thoro enn bo no suro or permanent healing. That tho sore heas up pretty well whon tho animal la not at work (doubtless it would heal completely If tho rest wns long enough), and breaks out again whon tho maro U put to work, tays Horso Journal, Is oloqiiont of something being wrong with tho fit of tho collar. Thero nro occasionally met with animals, especially thoso out of con dition, with skins so tender that they aro only kopt at work with tho great est difficulty, and for thoso It Is some times necessary to find other work, or special monnB of draught In tho shape of breast harnosa.