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f How They Catch and Manase Them in the
Far Went.
A letter from Fort Collins, Col., to J
% the Cincinnati l&vtmercial, says :
Socne of the most fascinating scenes
in the boy's book world being those in
which ice wiio. norsa ngures, it was
& with something of the old youthful
thrill that a party of us the other dav
heard our driver exclaim, "There is
Wild Horse Jerry and a lot of wild
broncos in that corral yonder." Busi:
. nesswas left to take care of itself for
the present, and we drove quickly over
to the place indicated, a rede enclosure
about hlty feet square, in which were
some uczen horses, mcstly about two !
years old, and in their appearance well
justifying iht-same applied to the na
live horses o? the west, ' broncos," the
"^.Spanish word for "rough." The dimenovel
pre&rto1ferrv> name had led us
to expect such a looting character as
adorns the initial page of that class of
literature, or the second-rate stage;
but we found him. and his two partners
certain!y ''as mild-mannered men as
ever cut throat"?merely dressed in
the usual local costume of men who
, follow an out-door life of any kind
here?broad felt- hat, blue flannel shirt,
and " overhauls " thrust into a pair of
heavy cowhide boots. And they were
quite genial and communicative, and
as we sat safely perched on the top rail
ci the corral waiting for operations to
begin, they told us hew they chase the
bands of wild horses on the platte, not
taking them with the lasso, at full.
- - - - 3 - A* 1 _ ? i.1. . 1 ? 1.., A
speea, as i-oev uo iu. iuu uyuts, true
" running thtm with fresh relays until
tired down sufficiently to be driven
into an mclosure. The "laiiat" or
" lasso " is used only to 4' cut out" and
bring under control for branding,
breaking and like purposesV
_ The 'Ibraj^t^^^tne^way, is a vary
fsfporiant thing to the cattle and
horsemen, owing to the risk of the
animals stroying and the difficulty of
otherwise identifying them; and the
law here, in this respect at least, is
always vindicated, both by the courts ;
and by "Judge Lynch," with prompt
ness ana seven ty against any wao may
dare attempt to infringe u the property
rights thus indicated. A brand
when choscn must be approved by the
county authorities and then registered, !
care being tahen to allow none similar
to existing brands or liable to be
altered into them. It is usually some
peculiar device, an H with an inverted
V over it-, for instance; and having i
been executed in iron of the dimensions
ct some four or fivo inches
square, more or less, it is applied red
^ hot to the animal's side in some ccn3picuous
spot. The herds that graze on
t'-ie plains are gone over yearly for thi*
purpose, and the annual " rcTisd-ups,"
\ or meeting of bc-rds and herdsman to
v effect this and also to sort out and rei^^"sdaini
"straps," are occasions of great
lob?l interest.
,T- t j. - ?.3 i ?i TT^
LV vur ?nu liuiara. "c
bad arrayed just as the men were about
to cut out a fine-looking black mare
for the pr*rpose of hobbling her, she
having showijj a disposition to lead the
others into rr^iscbief, and it was with
no desire of changing places with the
men that we taw them enter the corral
on foot amongst thfr wild animals with '
their lariats, three-ouarter inch ropes
of great suppleness, v,ith a running
noose some six feet in.length hanging
on their left arms. The horses setmed
to know that something w-is about to j
happen and immediately began charg- j
ing wildly around the incicoccre, and it;
appeared impossible that the men could
retain their places a moment'wiihout j
being crushed ; but the brutes seemed j
to recognize "the higher power," and
o TT-Avr"/^/-] "fyAin + Vi a 1 o yiq V. nco
O r? \zl ICU X-L\.'J?i SUW Uj.V>?UiUA nuvuv ;
coercive powers they had already felt,
as the double "fish-hook" brands on
their flanks 'testified. And now the
noose in Jerrv's right hand began to
circle horizontally over his head at J
arm's length, and the horses to plunge
more mildly than ever around the corral.
Suddenly a quick, forward motion
of the arm is seen, and the noose
flies tcward th- intended victim, but a
sudden swerve causes it to fall short,
and the whole drove gallop wildly to a
remote corner. But now they are again
cfovfor? fV>c? nnnco smrirxrc t.liis f.iTnA
drops over ihe m&re's neck. The
weight of a second man is immediately
thrown upon the rope and the straggle
begins, the mare wildly pluDgiag and
rearing, and the men resisting, nDtil it
wonid seem that the animal must
either s*r<aigle herself or break her
neck. But in a moment another noose
is thrown, tiiis time catching her hind
legs ; and as she plunges again, a sudden
pull throws her fairly on her side,
her head is caught-, and she is vanquished.
The hobbler, a long chain,
is then attached to her right fore foot,
and the ropes then being quickly and
skillfully removed, she scrambles again
to her ieet, erect once more, but shorn
of lier power for mischief.
The native horses raised by the
herders are all handled in this -way, j
rough as it seems. When one is to be
broken to the saddle, he is blindfolded
alter being thrown, in which
condition he is perfectly submissive.
The saddle, a strange complex of
leather, hi. h peaks, enormous stirrup
leathers, fringed tassels, coiled lariat
<&c., is tLen strapped on, the bridle
forced into place, and the rider, armed
with cruel looking spurs, with barbed
points of the circumference of a silver
dollar, leaps into place. The blindfold
is then removed, and tbe struggle
begins, precluded usually bv the
wildest plunging, rearing and buck
irtg, the latter consisting of a rapid I
series of vertical leaps with legs rigid, :
and very tiring to the rider's endurance
and tenure of liis seat, the best of tnem '
having no hesitation in "holdingon" !
at such times by a strap regularly pro-'
vided for the purpose. If he maintain
his seat through all this, a wild gallop
usually follows, protracted by the spur-!
ring of the remorseless rider until the
animal has thoroughly learned, once i
for all, the power of the master. And :
so docile are they that the wildest become
in a few weehs as tractable as if they ;
had been in training for years, and will
stand for hoars where left, saddled aiid
bridled, quietly awaiting their master's i
_. return.
Owing to the>"r light weight and inferior
quality, the use under the saddle
is the chief one to which they are put,
and to which their ea-y and untiring ;
gait is particularly adapted. All the
heavier draft and road work is done I
either by horses of eastern stock or by j
their much abused half-brother, the!
mule, who though he may occasionally j
use his legs, as Josh Billings said, j
" two to stand ou and two to
kick with," is, when decently handled, ;
not onlv as sagacious, kind and affectionate
.as horse, bnt much hardier and j
simpler in his wants.
Suspicions Symptoms.
A. minister, who was perhaps not too
careful in his habits, was induced by
bis friends to take the teetotal pledge.
Bis health appeared to suffer, and his
doctor ordered him to take one glass of
punch daily.
" Oh!" said he, "I dare not. Peggy,
my old housekeeper, would tell the
whole parish."
" When do you shave ?" the doctor
"In the morning."
"Then," said the doctor, "shave at
ctiul rrhfrr) T^narcrv Vvr-in rrc TV\n n -rv
?our Lot water, you caa take jour glass
cf pucch just before going to'bed."
The minister afterward appeared to
improve ia health ana spirits. The
doctor met Peggy soon after, and said: j
44 I ra giaa to hear, Peggy, that your
master is better."
"Indeed, sir, he's better, but his
brain's affected; there's something
wiansr wi' his raind.""
?'F osr?"
" Why, doctor, he used to shave at
night before going to bed, but now he
shaves in the mom, he shaves before
dinner, he shaves after dinner, he j
shaves at night?he's aye shavin'."?
Hirpt^s Magazine.
A farmer rear AT-aigon, Wis., claims j
v. to have gathered this yfar, 1,050 pounds i
cf sqaash. the growtii from one seed. :
lilted -
- "
The "C?ol?Jea Tread" ol Sheep.
Mnch has been said and written about
the golden tread of the sheep, but we
must remember tnat it depends ^together
where it treads as to whether the
tread is golden or otherwise. Of conrse
on light land under the plow the tread
of the sheep is beneficial in consolidating
the land, neither is it so heavy as t j
poach it; the even distribution oi
manure, too. by sheep is a well-known
advantage. But it is the close cropping
of the sheep on newly-kid gra$s-l*nd,
or upon the best meadows, which does
so much harm. Good pastures on which
oxen are fed, are injured by sheep,
wliich reject the coarsest grasses and
pick out the finest.
^cajciiy cf F<-ed.
The short corn crop, -with the sever*
drought which has prevailed in variou;
part"; of the country, must render stocl
feed scarce and high priced during thi
fait and winter, and henca the neces
sity of saving and economizing in th<
use of all kinds of forage. In speaking
of this n.atitr a Chicago paper says
"TVia ewwitv nf iW<i fhr-r hisrli tiric<
of corn brings a great many half fe<
and inferior cattle to market, when
they bring from a dollar and a-half t<
two dollars per hundred pounds lesi
than the top of the market. That nr.m
bersof farmers are thus oblig.d to dis
pose of their st ck, and that many mor<
will be, will ^rLj be questioned, bu
there are tl :o need not suffer los
thereby \ '1 udopt the Eoglisl
practic ug oil cakes, or linseec
cake or i jr cotton seed meal, ii
connection *vith rough feed. Thesi
concentrated foods are highly nutritivi
and fiesh-making. The value of oi
cake for feeding, according to Dr. H
Parmley in his manual for cattle feed
ing, vrhen properly used, particular!;
for feeding for miik, and in fattening ii
nci^easily overestimated. Cotton see*
mealNi^cake especially deserves tho at
The Co^'w^ciiifort.
The comfort of the coWa^s much t<
do with the quality of her Is
not weather the annoyance produced-b;
nies and excitement caused by Sghtinj
them makes the night's milk stillpoore
than it otherwise would be. Chemiea
analysis has shown a great falling off o
fat of the milk in the same cow whe:
chased by a dog. Any unusual excite
-ment cf the cow affects the fat in he
milk. Extremes of heat and cold al?<
affect the miik. In a ease where cow
went into a stream in hot weather, on<
stood several hours in the water abov;
the knee, there was a falling off of th
butter product from the same quantit;
of milk. This is accounted for by th
extra food required to keep up tin
animal heat in consequence of the hea
being carried off by tue water. Whe:
xva r>r>r\si<} pr- thft furt flint, mil lc i* spftrfile;
from the blood we can readily see th<
effect that must be produced by excite
merit on the nervous system of the cow
In a case occurring in the city of Albany
N. Y., where a nervous cow was milkec
by a passionate man, who whipped am
otherwise ill-treated her at milking, th;
milk was given to a child who had bee:
healthy, but, after using this milk, be
came ill and suffered from intestina
irritation, followed by a fever whicl
seemed to afieet ihe brain and nervou:
system. This illness was traced directly
to the milk c 1 this ill-treated cow.?
Xationa! Lice Slock Journal.
Jbicors ior liorsc 5(aoit%
The long debated questions as to th<
best material ior stable floors, is bein^
again revived. A clay floor was adherec
to by some for years, and such was thf
earnestness of its advocates and th<
many arguments brought to bear upoi
it, that we were induced some twenty
years ago to try it. In three or fou:
months we had the planks back again
being satisfied of the disadvantages o
clay for this purpose. Our presen
floor of plans; is simply inclined alitth
from front to rear, where the usual gut
ter is made to carry off the liquid void
ings. We dv, not believe in sand, coa
ash est sawdust, asphaltum, flags, cob
ble stones, or any of these modern de
vices to injure horses. Thus far w<
have never noticed that this little in
clination was in any way injurious; anc
we doubt whether the wooden grating
fnof ttto -^nnn/vn+lTr con r>orJ nrov f.lw
planking that some use wcud be advis
able on the ground tbat the auima]
would be no more comfortable, whih
this moveable grating or second fioo:
might lead to accidents. "When a persox
can keep horses in good, sound, healthy
condition for five to seven years, a:
we have done on a carefully constructed
plank flooring, inclining a little to th<
rear, it is just as well to be satisfiec
with it. Do what one will, hoi s vril
be dug by the stamping of the ieet ii
the clay, and these will be filled witi
moisture, which will necessarily resui
in scratches, quarter-crack, etc. If tla<
clay is leveled oil and beaten dowi
dailv, it will make no difference. Sorn<
time ago we inspected a number o
c+oKInc Tr^i^ra r.-r-ritT T-ew- Vent.
and we encoULtered only one which wa;
composed of anything bnfc wood. O
course there will be new ihings?inven
ticns? springing up, which are to rnec
and overcome every objection, and ther<
will be some to adept them, but we shal
be satisfied with what we have unti
there is something produced abon
which there will be no mist:1.:. e.?Cermanioicn
3Iore Nitrozenous Food lor PIsk.
"Some of our readers," says the Horn*
"Weekly, "may think this a contradiction
but ic is quite possible to grov
pork with that happy medium of fa
and lean so much relished. The greates'
obstacle to it is the general mcthoc
adopted in feeding pigs. Tiney are fee
on food merely adapted to lay on fa'
and with a scant proportion of albu
menoids to grow the muscles or leai
meat. Pigs have thus been grown anc
fattened for so long a time that they seen
to have taken on only lean meat enongl
to hold the body together. Excep
when on grass the pig is plied aimosi
wholly with corn, which is excessively
rich in starch and fat. Some breed:
have become so constituted that they
will get fat on grass. The* pig in it:
natural state does not get excessively
fat, but is nearly as lean as a beef ani
mal. If young animals are fed on nitro
genous food, Mich as skimmed railk anc
grass, they will be found to grow rap
idly, extend the frame and muscula:
system and having only fat enough t<
round out the body to comely shape
Pigs should always be full fed, but this
does not necessarily mean cramming
with corn, which merely piles on fat
till the young pig becomes diseased. I
is tins moae 01 leecung ior so mac)
hundred generations that has trans
formed our swine into lumps of fat witl
a few strings of muscle to tie the bal
together. To reverse this work of im
proper feeding will take some time, bui
it can and must be done. Witness th<
change from those overgrown fat hogi
which were bragged of years ago, bu
are now seldom seen because the mar
ket does not call for them. We do no
undervalue corn, which is the best fat
toning food the American farmer pos
cnccoc lvnt. tto s r> nn 1 r? Via c'piI To lmn
~ " iD ? ~ % v *'
them avoid its too free use in feeding
pigs and substitute a more nitrosenou:
food, such as oats, peas, wheat, bran o:
middlings, a little oil meal, dccorti
cated cotton-seed meal, rye, bran o:
barley?any of these. Corn may b<
fed sparingly with clover or skic
mils. Oar Canadian neighbors ca:
raise fat and lean pork with grass
pf as, barley and corn. We must have i
grass diet for pigs generally, and witl
this grain may be fed. Farmers sometimes
forget that the pig is a grass-eat
icg animal as much as the horse, anc
needs fibrous food to keep him healthy
Nicely cured clover is relished by pigs ii
winter, especialiv when raised on grass
If von \raijt fat and lt>an pork a strictly
cum diet must be reserved to the las'
<ta<re of feeding, simply to hardr-n tli?
pork ; yet a little corn may be fed a!
through the life of the pig; only girins
these other nitrogenous food with it
Fork gro?rn in this way is relished
most people and v;ill always find a read;
| local market."
!""c!ect!ou ol Frait Trees.
; e recommeu i to those of onr reader:
about to purchase fruit trees the follow
icg excellent advice from the Farmed.
Hohie Journal: '' The selecting o
1 young fruit trees as to size, snape am
variety is an item of vast importance
? A false step in this direction seals to i
great extent the future destiny of th<
i orchard, bs it Itirge or small in dim en
[ s;ions. When the selection of varietie
? is placed at the discretion of the nnr
> servmen they will, in most instances
t i select from their surplus stock an(
I ; recommend them as substantial. Pur
i. : chase no tri e, plant none without pre
viously knowing its pedigree and periot
, of fruiting. A quarter of an acre
: planted with properly selected varieties
; will give more satisfaction than a whoh
e ; acre filled with varieties of indisc-rimi
s i nate selection. 1 Aim at succession.' I
II two early bearing cherries \rill supply i
e : private family with that kind of lrui
-1 during J tine, what is the use of having
-: four of the same speciesmatnringat th<
s' same time, unless, indeed, there ar<
:; other ways and means of disposing of tli<
:: surplus? Aim at quality rather tba:
1: quantity. Plant sparingly. You cai
-; attend to a few, -while the insects woulc
31 attend to the many. A single tree
s; drooping with perfectly healthy fruit
j is of more consequence than a doze:
* i that fail to attain perfection. The ag<
2 of fruit trees, of any species, when per
1 i manently planted, in yard or orchard
s: should not be less than two and no
1 over four years old. Nurserymen shoulv
* i guarantee their salable trees to bi
1 grafted or budded, as the organs o
2 i fructification are inoculated into th<
3 | system of the young tree by the unioi
1; of different species. If you plant fo:
- i substantial fruit and ornament in th
! future, be not guided by matters o
7 I economy in selecting poor specimens
5 I Young fruit trees should have bealtl
2 and proportion at the beginning. Avoi<
i purchasing slender trees with only a fe\
i upright branches ; rather select thos
: that have made more 'progress ii
: width/ with a short, thick stem, wel
5 balanced by ahead whose branches hav
1 i a tendency to spread. See that th>
7 ! branches are short, stout and numerous
Jj Avoid those with only a few strong up
* j right shoots; they are neglected by th
1: nurseryman. Another item of som
f | magnitude to the future welfare of th
1 j tree3 is that it be branched low, havin<
- j at the time of permanent planting onl;
r ; two to three feet of clear stem betweei
^ | the roots and branches. This will enabl
s! the branches to mold a convenient
1 j accessible form. It will also enable i
s to shade its own trunk and 6urfac
e | fibers, and gain diameter at the expensi
7 i of height. The fruit will be less liabl
e ! to bruise when it falls, and the tree wil
s j bo symmetrical and proof a gains
* | violent storms. These principles an
i! applicable to all species of fruit trees
- i Forest and ornamental trees possessim
31 these qualities will give greater satis
- faction, with the exception of these in
tended for growing along drives, avenue;
> ! and sidewalks. These certainly need t<
11 be branched high. Dwarf fruit tree.
I i and dwarf standards are particularly
?: recommended for small places in vii
i i lage, town and suburban yards. Thoa<
I intending to plant an extensive oreharc
II wiil eventually discover the ad ran tag*
i j of planting dwarf trees in alternate row:
?! with the standards. By this arrange
r; ment the branches cf the larger tree:
- j will have free access to light, air anc
j sun, and the space between will b;
; economized by the dwarfs. The soil;
j and situations best suited for fruit tree:
have been subjected to lengthy dis
3 cussions by pomologists and books thai
? rwunert rather than instruct bv recom
* mending certain grades of soil contain
3 ing certain chemical and mineralogica
* properties which are deemed absolutely
1 necessary. When loading and alluvia!
* soils are recommended, ho whose soil i:
r the oppposite in texture will despair
? That some varieties are better adapter
1 to certain soils and localities we wiii
L not deny. Our own observations ii
* different latitudes in this continen:
" induces tho conclusion that ordinan
; fruit trees under ordinary treatment
1 will grow and bear in any garden in ou;
counti-y that produces an ordinary croj
" i of vegetables, in any field yielding ar
51 ordinary crop of farm cereals, in an]
l VT.T vi/3 onlwrKon fnTrri nllo rra nrA
> J Ci t C* j OUv'Ul yv?>Uj IW ?l Ai. VI 2r
I; during an ordinary crop of grass. Ir
>! truth, the apple, pear, peach, cherry
JI grape, quire.?, blackberry, &e., ml
i thrive where the ordinary forest tre<
1 j attains health, vigor and old age. Th<
;! worst soil fruit trees have to cont&nc
r j with is stiff, adhesive, clayey soil thai
1 j retains some moisture. This kind o
7 \ ground bakes and cracks in summer anc
* i assumes the opposite character inwinte:
* j when saturated with stagnant moisture
j \ Frost has a deleterious effect on th<
* j tree whose ground vessels are overflow
*1 ing with stagnant water. A health]
1 i communication cannot exist betweei
1 j the roots and branches internally
! Vegetation of anv kind will lan orris U ii
' j such situations, and are more apt t<
1! succumb to the rigors of winter whei
\ \ their foundation is surrounded witt
x j superfluous moisture. The ocly remedy
' ! for such ground is drainage. Ver
5 i sandy and gravelly soil possesses th<
* | oppo. ite extremes. It loses moistnr<
; i too rapidly. We did have quite a flatter
; I ing success in growing fruit trees in thi
^ latter kind of soils by bedding a car
* | load of loam, muck or clay around th<
J! newly planted trees. Trees usually star
k | into a vigorous growth the first year ii
"' heavy, water-stagnant ground, anc
deteriorate thereafter, while thos<
planted in dry, sandy soil start slow7;
j and gradually recuperate.
s i "
? j
" : Recipes.
^! Beown* Stew.?Take three pounds o
J i good round of beef, cnc it in smal
* c/'i-novoo TTTV* fVvoTT* 4Tt o cfnTC-l^on 17
J J V ??iA I'UVJkU A U. u DV^ir-^(?u AA
t I two tablespoonfuls of butter; add tw<
" | tablespoonfuls of floor, sifting it grado
" i ally in and stirring till the flour ii
]: brown; cut a carrot small, peel half :
I dozen small onions, and put with th<
II beef; season with half a dozen cloves
I i as many allspice, a half teaspoonful o
" j black pepper, a pinch of cayenne, s
^ | tablespoonful of mixed herbs, thyme
; sage and majoram ; cover with boiling
j water and let it simmer steadily fo:
j three hours; just before serving, a gil!
| of tomato catchup can be added.
i Eggs Point Shirley Style.?Separat<
| the yelks and whites of three eggs
; Beat the yolks t^o minutes ; theu adc
j three tables-poonfuls of mills: and onehalf"
teaspoon of salt; beat a little more
Melt half a tablespoon of butter in i
spider; pour in the yolks, and wher
j they thicken slightly, pour the white:
I in without beating. Let them be untl
> fVxvc- Incur like triA xrhite of a. boilet
[! egg, then gently mix them with th<
. j yolks with a fork. Serve in a hot dish
[\ with or without buttered toast tinder
, ! neath.
1 j Puff Pudding.?Measure eight table
. spoonfuls of flour, put it in an earthei
t , dash and warm it in the oven, then sti]
; in one pint of sweet milk, three well
s beaten eggs, one teaspoonful of salt
t beat the yolks and whites separately
. | Take six or seven teacups and butte:
S them well and fill about two-thirds ful
. of the mixture. Bake in a "quick'
. | oven for twenty minutes. For th<
3; sauce have one cup of hot water, si:
j' tablespoonfuls of sugar; let this com;
s; to a boil, then add one egg, stir con
r i etantly, add a piece of butter the size o
- an egg, and flavor with lemon, van lib
i 7f ~
p or anxmeg. o.x vuu pieier ? ouax oauvi
> add a tablespconful of vinegar.
3 j Coffee Cake.?This is one of th<
i best of plain cakes and is very easib
, made. Take one cup of strong co?e<
i infusion, one cup molasses, one cuj
i j sugar, one-half cup batter, one egg anc
* one teaspoonful salaratus. Add spic<
- and raisins to suit the taste and enougl
I flour to make a reasonably thick batter
. Bake rather slowly in tin pans linec
i with buttered paper.
Houirhoid Hint*.
To remove wheel grease from woole:
material -without icjurmg the color o
the fabric, use good benzine.
j The quickest and best war to boi
7' milk is to put it into a tin dish and se;
7 ! that into a kettle of boiling water ; thus
; scorching is avoided.
j Crackers that are not fresh can be ^
; ma e to appear so by putting them into h
5 j a hot oven for a short time. Watch i C
"; them carefully, as a minute too long u
* j will serve to brown and spoil them. ! p
^ S Nothing is better to clean silrer with a
" i than alcohol and ammonia. After rub-! s
: +V>ic tol-fl i UHlp O.-Ilifprtinf* a
* on a soft cloth and polish. Even frosted &'
" ; silver, which is so difficult to clean, j u
g ! may be easily made clear and bright. !
. j Ladies who do their own work will 1 2
find that, in addition to a long apron, a j "
| J pair of calico sleeves, with a rubber j
_ ; cord in the top, is a dispenser of happi-1 a
. ness. One can slip them on over cuffs :
1 . and nice dress-sleeves, get tea, and even j ,
l wash the tea-dishes, without injuring i
' I the dres*.
> ' ! v
2 j There reams to be one remedy for j s
- | fleas on dogs and cats, and about only j g
f i one. Carbolic soap pat on strong will' ^
t. : not only kill the vermin, but will also ; c
t ! cleanse the dogs and cats and make j a
y! them brisk and healthy. The best way i t
31 to use it is by making a suds and then J ?
3 ; with a stiff brash rub it down to the :
i ! hide. J ^
i j Tiie ( oal Buir. I t
* An entomologist has discovered what ' s
' the terms the coal bug or the timex an, | c
J tharacitus. Professor Otto Hechelmeyer-1 s
3 who has been interviewed on the sub- j F
_ I ject by a reporter of the Philadelphia i i
' j Record, makes the following startling i 1
. i /. . I v
: ; siaiemem. : t j
i Ee said that, taking the result of i f
*! Professor Agassiz's discoveries in raid- | 1
j ; ocean, where he found that minute j s
a | corpuscles threw oil their sheiis, and j v
* these, growing together, formed im- j $
mense deposits, it is not surprising that j v
Professor Rodagash, of Stockholm, (t.
^ whom we met in Gettingen last year, j e
, should appear with a new species of bug, j s
^ which might be considered as a descen- ; a
1 dant of the prehistoric tree bug and 1 t
which is now found in coal in greatj T
quantities and threatens to undermine ^
3 many valuable coal beds. "It is very 1
2 noticeable,"said ProfessorHechelmeyer, v
"that the so-called coal dust is peculiar | t
on account of its round appearance. d
Upon examination with the microscope j t
it was found that these particles are j c
g I covered with millions of these cimex \ I
j anihracitus. "Each one is about the size j v
i of the head of a needle, fiat in appear- j t
_ I anoe, and are plentiful at the bottom j i
* ; of coal veins, from whence they work j v
* ; their way to the top, making holes in j s
| the mineral and rendering it- almost 1'
j unfit ior use. 'The male is of gray 5
! : black color, and has ?;ix spots on his t
^ back. The female is broad and has v
g nine spots. But why these spots vary ! e
9 in the sexes is something that has puz-! v
2 j zled the scientific men who have ex- j v
^ | amined them." The Professor went on ! e
a ; at length to give a description of these ! |
bugs and their evil propensities. He j s
I\ said that coal oil was but another form i ^
* j of these insects, but that in this liquid ^
* j state they had become crushed, and t
j those that escaped forced their way to ^
i the surface, where they were found. *'
? j "You have often noticed," said the Pro- s
!; fessor, "that when coal is first placed k
r ; upon a firs, or when it is ignited, there j r
'! is a crackling, hissing noise, and pieces i ^
\ \ fly about the grate or range. Thatis j J
~ caused by the death struggles of these j f1
? j insect?. The more of these there are in j h
*! coal the quicker it burns. Housekeepers ! t,
* | often wonder why it is that ono ton of j ^
j I coal will last longer than another. The I ^
s j cause of this is easily explained?one i f
' j has more of the times ar4hmdtus in it b
5 +no nf.Vipr " Tinarrtirf' hmisfikften- I d
] I ers who purchase cheap coal pay half ^
* for coal and the other half for a load of
J j these awful insests as a general thing.
" j Servant girls, stokers in fire rooms and
| housewives cannot be too careful when c.
, j moving about a coal pile, for if one of p
. | these minute creatures should get upon ?
, ! their clothing or flesh the former ^
5 j would be eaten into holes quicker than ^
I ; by moths. When they become attached f,
, : to the skin of a person they burrow in. -j
j and, btirying themselves, multiply fast,
I I producing a whito swelling, which *0
"r i eventually resnlts in a softening of the -j
L i bones and a horrible death. The only 0
I; method yet kno^n to kill these bugs in 2
' ! a ccs-.l pUs is, sprinkle a bneketful of ^
5 : chloride of lime solution over it, the i q
\ i proportion being about ono bucket to a J r
' J ton of coal. j S(
??? ? fl
, The King of the Sandwich Islands. i]
> The Omaha Republican publishes n
[ the following interview: ?
y "Who is that colored gentleman 0
t standing in the car door, over there ?' ! j,
c I asked a passengc-r of another at tu? j q
, ! Union Pacific depot, on Friday last. j s
| " Why, that is his royal nibs, King j
Kalakaua," replied the gentleman who i ^
was well known to the Republican j j.
reporter, who happened to be near by. j ?
"Then, that's his royal highness, j ^
about whom so much fnss is made j g
wherever he goes." I ti
" Tes, ho's the identical individual, "j p
j and I cun tell you all about him. It's i a
j very amusing to see how much some j j,
! people think of him. His kingdom j
I embraces about as many people as the i
I : combined population of Omaha and i
[ j Council BluSs. There is about as j
I j much propriety in calling him a king ; 8
" | as there would be in applying the title ! e
" i to the mayor of Omaha. I spent some j j-t
! little time m Honolulu, when I went' n
a | to Australia and learned ail about him.
? ; The Sandwich Islands are ran by s
sharpers. About a dozen of them com- ](
^ prise the whole outfit. They got to- {
gether and picked this fellow up for p
7 their king, or cat's-paw, because they
! could use him. The only claim that, {]
I he had was tha'j he was a distant rela- ; 0
i tive of the cannibal kings. When he j s
I was elected king he was little bettei j ^
, i than a man of leisure or common loafer j ]a
j on the streets. They ran him against j S'
1 : Queen Emma, and he beat her. it was | ?]
1 ; ' Whoa, Emma!' with her, because she ! ^
5 ; would not manage affairs to suit the j {j
" | ring. Seventy years ago the people of ; c
5 j the islands were cannibals, but they i ^
1 ! have become toned down now. They ' &
* : are very tame and submissive people, ; j
? i auu anybody can control them. Tbe i fc
r | members of the ring, after elevating j a
1 j iiaiakaua to the tnrone, nao. eveiyrnmg : a
> j their own wav. They gobbled up all; ^
> tha revenues, monopolized the business j
j- and created themselves nobles, lords, j ^
* counts and no accounts. The king was j n
i easily induced to institute an order of ^
3 royalty. The people of Honolulu con- p
sider Kalakaua a mere figurehead and j (j
I laugh at him. He had been 'wanting to i,
- make a trip around the world, and the p
. ring finally, after two years' work, "x
i raised $21,000 for him and his cham- a
i berlain and aid-de-canip and set them s;
5 adrift to get rid of the king for awhile. Xi
1 However, he is entitled to a great deal
I of credit for inducing them to raise the
i money for hi3 tour. He shows some ;
, good sense in seeing the world while he !
- i has an opportunity. j (
' i Modern Miracle. ! ^
1 | : ul
r i Savannah isn't a very good place for i e
! fMmns Dno nf flip t.rarpHncr frat.f>rmt;v i
UJ- I*""" w o J I il
; called the other day at an unpretending ! p
looking house on Jones street. He was D
r an exceedingly woe-begone kirid if a d
i specimen, and inquired of the vinegar'
faced matron who met him at the door q
3 -whether he could " get a bite adding, f
i "I am positively exhausted from hunger a
? ?haven't had a mouthful for so long z
- that I can hardly put one foot before ^
f the other." j(
i "Could you get a bite here?" re- i,
? I sponded the lady of the house, in a
j cheerfnl sort of a way. " Well, I think j(
s 11 might accommodate you. Here, 2
^ | Lion!" A massive bulldog appeared :
' I -- i-1. - C i.'? J 1,^11 rr-H-U ,
^ ; 1L1 L US 1UHUC1 CUU VI 5.1i?r uaii, w j.bu au I rj
j i eager look oil his expectant face. It j j
j | took the tranp but two bounds to clear i a
4 ! the twelve stt p3, and he took down the | j,
^ i street at a rate of speed that would have ; s
j discouraged a professional pedestrian. ; fj
[ ! " Tell me the age of miracles is past!" j t
j murmured the matron, with a motherly ; c
j smile, as ehe slammed the door.?Sa-; c
I vannali 2Teics. j a
J s
i ! Take littJe annoyances oat of the way. II ' v
f | you arc suffering with a Cough or Cold, use Dr. f
j Bull's Cough Syrup afc once. This old and re- j
1 ! liable remedy will never disappoint you. All i t
C Druggists sea it ior zo cenra a uotwe.
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A Fight Between Sea Monsters,
A Newfoundland correspondent
ritec a vivid account of a fight which i
e witnessed between sea monsters :: t
)n a lovely afternoon in July I steed j
pon the bank of a loftlv clitf on that j f
art of the c.ast "between Placentia !
nd St. Clary's Bays. Everything was : j
till. Only the faintest murmur, the j ^
ngry tones of the ocean roar upon the
urf, melted into delicious musi<\ ole ! A
p from the strand to where I f J. j 1
As I stood like everything ab-nc me, | c
inte under the influence of t^c after-:
oon.a sound as of innumerable and gen- i I
!e tappings came up from the still sea, ; 2
nd looking I saw that myriads of fi?hes, j
od and the lesser creatures on which j c
he former preyed, had risen to the sur- j a
ice and were "breaching." The tap- j
?ing sound was made by beating the c
rater with their tails and fins. Such a ; a
cene is not uncommon; but almost j
imultaneously with this I heard a'
loIIow, whistling sound, and saw a | *
olumn of spray rise like a geyser,
bout li feet from the water. I saw
hen that a whale had risen among the c
tshes, and with his monster, gaping
- e?. S
AW3j 111 <X IUIU.LII Ui IjUC LIWO xu tv ;
rrite it, had engulfed several hundreds j
if the breaching fishes, and was about j 2
0 plnnge under the waves again to j i
wallow his prey piecemeal, wher. two j n
ither creatures appeared upon the:
cene. They were the united and im- ! e
>lacable foes of the whale, the sword-: I
tsh and thrasher. The sword-fish is a : 1
ong, litli9 creature, armed with a long,;
iard substance protruding from its j j
nout, resembling a sword, from which : a
1 derives its name; the thrasher is a : j
pecies of sea-shark or fox-shark. It j
ras evident that they had come for the j ,
louble purpose of mating war upon the j
?-hale and getting some of the feast for j
hemselves. In the space it takes the j ^
ye to twinkle the offensive and defen- j
ive were assume^ The sword-fish : *
ttacked the whale under water, the j
hrasher attacked him above. As the j *
rhale made an effort to dive he impelled j
limself against the armed head of his j i
ithe foe, and if he remained where he ; c
as the thrasher brought its ungainly ! c
"V -3 ? MVAAio*AVl A! ! O
'UU v Witu tuc J^icuiciua \J> | u
lown upon the unfortunate monster's !
tack. Such a "thrashing" I had never ;
onceived of even in my dreams, when i
used to go the hills and rob birds' ;
tests, and saw the teacher, more terri- j g
ile than a wrathful dragon, with a cow- i j
tide to expiate my guilt. . The sounds | j
rero dull thuds when the thrasherj t
truck his antagonist, and sharper and ^
ouder when he missed his aim and _
track the water. The waves were ?
ieaten about in foam and spray, the
rhale trying to ply his tail upon his ! s
nemies, but before he could get his K
mgainly body into position his enemies ; ^
rere out of harm's way and making a I
lew attack upon an unexpected quarter *
?he contest continued, broken only by g
hcri intervals, when" the whale went ^
ielow th e surface for about ten minutes. .
?hen the sword-fish, as if satisfied with ^
he part he had played, dived down into i ^
he clear blue water ana tne inrasner i
ollowedliis example. The whale, too, ; j
uddenly disappeared, and as he was j
he only one of the three that had to ! ?
iso and breathe it stated intervals, I i j
ratched with much eagerness to see i ]
?here he would rise and "blow," or if j <
e rose at all. Beyond the point, a j
alf-inile distant, I saw the spout, and r
Leu a vigorous plunge, and knew the j -j
hale had survived his thrashing, j
(limbers of boatmen had rode up to x
ee tho affray, and gazed at the contest
i-tween these monsters of the unknown j
top with a pleasure deeply mingled j
rith awe. j r
A Rotable Chinese Scroll. *
The CLinese merchants in San Fran- *
isco have lately received from the em- 1
eror of China a handsome scroll in re- a
ognition of the contributions sens by s
aern to the victims of the Chinese *
imine three years ago. The scroll is e
Dur feet high and twelve feet long.
'he surface is entirely cross-grained and |
idented with miniature squares formed 3
y lines running from opposite corners. *
'hese squares, uniformly covered with ^
Id gold, stand out in bold relief by leans
of a darker shade of gilt with bich
the lines are traced. Four large t
Jhinese letters in ebony are carved at *
egular intervals across the face of the c
croll, around which is a rich border of 1
.owers and fruits. The scroll itself is 1
iclosei bj a deep, wide frame, upon s
*hich is carved a large number of alio- *
orical figures, so wrought and blended 4
Dgether as to appear to have been made ?
f one solid piece of wood. At the c
jwer corners are placed two figures of *
Ihinese gentlemen, each holding a
word, the upper corners being devoted 1
d two maidens, each having a tambour- x
He in hand, and depending from which *
> a long veil, completely encircling ]
heir body. The space intervening be- i
cveen the figures is blocked with dark 1
lass, so that under an artificial light *
lie effect is very beautiful. The im *
eriai present has caused a commotion a
mong tho Chinese, and great curiosity ?
; manifested. a
? f
The Pavra-Slio]) in China. j
China knows all about the pawn- s
hop, and the uses of that dubious *
stablishment. But their monetary *
ransactions are conducted in a manner ^
luch more favorable to the borrower? p
hat is, the public?than among onr- elves.
Not only is the interest charged I
iss than one-half that paid here, but
he care taken in storing the articles y
lodged is much greater. Indeed, it is i
lie usual practice for people to send 1
heir winter clothes to the pawn-shop c
n the appearance of spring, and their a
ammer garments when the cold north
rinds begin to blow, 'i'Uey are m tne
abit of doing this, not because they a
iand in want of money?far from it; e
liey may be at the moment at the c
eight of affluence?but simply because *
las pawn-shops afford the safest, most v
onvenient. and generally the best *
wardrobe they can procure. Not only 1
o they obtain the advantages of this
epository without payment of rent, t
u: they have also the use of a certain f
mount of money, wftich, as a rule, they i
re able to lay out at a considerably
igher interest iiian that which they s
avc to allow to the pawn-broker. That *
ae arrangement does not tend to the c
ndue advantages oj a class of usurers, I
nt really benefits the community, is I
roveu by the result; for, although
'hinahas been called "the land of pawnroking,"
there are fewer unredeemed
ledges there than in any other country,
'hus the impecunious Chinese have ^
II the advantages attaching to a pawn- *
hop, with none of the inconveniences ^
rhich people in otherlands endure. *
Ti;c Last of the Jltmmac. j r
Tbo Llerrimac was lying off Tanner's c
;reek when the Confederates evacuated 1
iorfolk, and the orders were to run her 5
p the James River. She was lightened *
ntil her iron plates no longer protect- }
d her bottom, and vet she drew too i
inch water for the river. She bad no v
alot for any other river or harbor, a
lost of her ballast was gone and it was ?
ecided to destroy her. 1
The Merrimac was ran ashore on s
,'raney Island, her crew landed, and a
ben Oliver, the gunner, set fire to her *
nd laid a powder-train to her maga- j f
ine. All her guns and ammunition I
rere left aboard, and as the crew had a *
ong march before them most ox them a
aft, all ba<?e-a?re behind. Everv erun *
ras loaded and in battery when Oliver ?
jft, and the heavy doors of the maga- c
ine were thrown wide open. ^
The crew had been on the march an f
:our when the explosion took place. t
ust in the gray of morning there came j *
terrible -rambling of the earth, fol- *
owed by a shock which made them : t
tagger. A column of smoke and! 1
lame shot up ov< r the tree tops into
he clouds, and from this fire-spout!
ame the distant boom oI cannons dis- ; (
barged in mid-air, while shell shrieked \
nd hissed in every direction. A mon-; 1
or o/Vli/3 fmm nnfl nf f.hpl)!/r rmilK ! fl
whirled over four miles of space and ; f
til with an awfnl crash among the j t
>ines ahead of the little bat>.d, and i '
hey had seen the last of the Menimac. | c
?i)etrcrit Free Press. i ^
The ancient- Etrurians are said to have ; *
i-=ed lichtning conductors.
Dan.ask table linen was imported | '
rom France to England in 1575. j (
The natives of India say that the i
)aya bird lights up her nest; with lire- ; j
_ Drowning -was a punishment men- | ^
icned iu the charter of Richard I. j i
rlllj. j 1
A rhinoceros has been known to have j 8
>een tamed to be ridden as patiently t
.s an elephant. *
A large boa in the Zoological Garlens
in London swallowed a blanket, .
.nd disgorged it in thirty-three days. 1
A notion prevailed in Egypt that a '
litron, eaten early in the morning, was "
m antidote against all kinds of poison. ^
The practice of kissing is unknown f
Lmong the New Zealanders, Tahitians,
Australians, Somaulis and Esquimaux. :
Ii is said that crocuses sometimes j '
ihaDge color. Blue and yellow the, j
irst year have changed to yellow the j j
econd. j '
In Sicily and the neighborhood of
Naples are found large masses of pure c
native sulphur, between lime-stone and c
aarley clay. t
The pianoforte was invented in Ger- t
aany, and began to be popular in Eng- 1
and and France near the close of the
ast century.
The most ancient of all recipes j
mown to us comes from Egypt, from '
.u ancient papyrus roii, and is a recipe !
or hair dye.
In 1444 a patent was granted John ! 1
2obbe, that, by the art of philosophy, |
16 Eilgnt transmit imperieci. meiai miu | *
joid and silver. ! '
The Gothic style of architecture was I 1
irst adopted for churches about the |
Seventh century. It is distinguished j
>y its pointed arch. .
The Parliament which met in Feb- j
uary, 1426, was called the Parliament j
>f Bats, since tho members being or- j
lered to wear no swords, attended |
irmed with clubs or bats.
Plants that Eat Animals. ,
We have all heard of animals that 1
sat plants, but only recently have we !
earneu ui [Jiauu* wim* aavc un auijjuaus j
Jut recently, I mean within t'ue last j
wentv years. That these queer plants ;
lo really devour very small insects is ;
sow an established fact of natural his-:
Iq 1860 Mr. Darwin, a man who 1
tudie3 tlieso wonderful things, and j
hen very kindly publishes book-: about j
phat he has learned, so that other peo-!
>le may also study them, began to i
lotice some curious things about these j
lingular plants, and then turned his at- j
ention to a study of them. He spent a j
jreat many hours watching the plant3 !
md their behavior. Day after day he I
vould continue, till finally he had the ;
Measure of knowing so much about j
he subject that he put it in a book.
Many other naturalists have been i
itudying these curious plants both be-'
ore and since the publication cf Mr. '
Darwin's book. In New Jersey, North .
Carolina, and other states, as well as in ;
England, these plants are to be found, j
[here are several varieties of them, but I
! have room in this article to give yon j
tn account of them in only a general
nanner, and very briefly at that.
The leaves of these plants form a!
rind of month, and this mouth the j
jlants can open when they choose, j
Che leaves are the lips, and inside the i
nouth is a sort of throat. This throat j
ixtends downward toward the body of i
he plant, and has inside it a great j
nany little bits of very short beard, which
.re cJ j.?e together and very fnzzv. In j
;ome throats are at least two hundred of j
hese little hairy bits. At the end of j
;ach of these is a sticky substance some-'
rhat like common mncilage.
Now. when the plant opens his mouth, i
rou see the trap is already set. All he i
las to do is to keep his mouth open, j
3y an accident a fir alights on the plant j
-or a bng, or some other small insect
-and the mo;nent it does so sticks fast
o the gummy substance the plant is all
he time making, and is caught. Fly
)f? he cannot, and the more he tiies to
nove the more he fastens himself to
;he sticky substance. The plant is now
mre of a meal, for the moment a fly, a
>ug, or other substance touches the
hroat, the mouth of the plant begins to
hut, the leave?, or lips, immediately |
haca nrnv -enr*fm ctranrrla ln'm !
*> 'OVy VIVA VUV V iw
o death.
Then the plant eats1 the insect very ;
nuch as you eat a bit of meat. The !
pay yon and I eat is this: We swallow j
he food, and the stomach digests it for !
is by means of what we call gastric j
uice. This gastric j nice is a sour and:
jitter liquid, which cuts the food we
lave swallowed up, and makes pulp of
t. Then the glands of our stomachs
ibsorb, or drink up, this fluid, and it
joes into the blood and gives us health
cd strength.
In the same way Mr. Plant eats the
ly or bug. A sort of sour and bitter
nice starts from the leaves on the in-!
iide and cuts the bug into pieces, and ]
hen into a sort of a jelly; and after
his the glands, of which the plant is
rery full, suck this jelly or liquid up
icd carry it all over the plant, and give
ife and strength and vigor to all its i
As soon as one insect is eaten in this i
cne leaves open again and the trap !
s set for another. How many an enter- j
/rising plant of average industry will i
latch and devonr in a day I do not ex- j
.ctly know. I suppose it depends cn i ,
he number of them in the air.
The plants are not over particular j
,bout'heir diet, and will take beef, an;!
gg, geletine, and many other things |
if that natnre. At the same time, they .
Lave some choice about their food, and '
rill not eat grass, starch, oil, or anything !
hat is too fatty. A gnat tickles their .
salate, as turtle does the tongue ot an !
-- "i -- ^ j4.^^ .1,^ ;
picure j ana as aor u iiuxm<v, icuuu
mtterfiy, why it is said that you could :
tot please the plant better than by feed?;
ng one to it.
So delicately is the plant made, and j
o sensitive ere the hundreds of,
?eards that line its throat, that a piece :
?f human hair, one eight-thousandth ; :
>art of au inch long, dropped on the 1 <
>lani?will cause it to close immediately, j ;
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Who Were the Sound-Builders.
Dr. W. Da Haas, after a careful ex- ; :
.mination of the supposed connection
>etweenthe " mound-builders" and the j *
.ncient races of Mexico, has come to : [
he conclusion that it does not exist, ; i
le considers that tho former people j \
rere but little advanced beyond the j ;
oodern Indians, but that they were 1
lifferent. In the discussion that fol- <
owed the'readingof Dr. De Haas'paper j
ii the American Asssociation Jndge i
Henderson objected to thetermamound- j *
milder," as one that conveyed a false j ,
dea. There is no evidence, he said, : J
fhich will justify us in separating the j j
.ncient and more modern races, not a j <
ingle fearure peculiar to the so-called j
nound-builders. The speaker had ; }
tarted out in the study of American I i
.rehrcology with the impression that j J
hese people were distinct and separate i \
rom the Indians, but he had been com-!
jelled by the force of facts to relinquish .
he theory. It was improper to talk | c
.bout these people as mysterious, icr;
hey were no more mysterions than the j
Jbawnees, the Natchez, the Tensas, and j
ither tribes. The cloth found in their j
rorks was like that made by every tribe ! ]
rom the lakes to the gulf, even less fine "
han some, and their pottery was no !
>etter. In short, the speaker said, in j
lis opinion the mound-builders were :
be ancestors of the Indians.?Popular !
Science Monthly.
According to Mexican aci vices u-euerai;
Grant's telegraphic projects -will come j
lefore the next Congress, and, it is be
ieved, tvill be approved. They include :
i submarine cable from Havana to Pro- !
ivsso, and from Progresso overland j
hrouah Yucatan across the intimitis of;
- " - --V1- 41,^1
L etmantepee, ana a came uu?u iUO j
:oast, ?D<I to Brazil by way cf Aspic-1
vail. i
... I
This "Paradise" is a way station on
he Windsor and Annapolis railway,
ft"hen the train reaches it the conductor
shouts ''Paradise" in the tones of an
'vangeli.sr, but immediately adds, apol)getic-ally,
"Nova Scoria." As we passed
hrough Paradise we saw a boy break
A c*xr~/\r?w\ .? TV/MVirttl /IrlTTO
i,iC JUYV Wit LL'J. V? CJLl-O V> ?i iiviu?uuii?v
i marauding cow square over a beehive
vith the natural and exciting result, a
lorse run away and pile a demolished
>u?gv on top of two shrieking women,
tnd a haymaker so drunk he was trying
;o put cn a pair of overalls by pulling
hem over bis head.?Huvktyc.
A woman at Marietta, Ohio, on readng
of somebody having committed sui:ide
by means of a towel, remarked that
he did not understand how it could be
lone; but an hour afterward she was
ound choked to death in exactly the
;ame manner.
The Sunday Area?, Louisville (Ky.), ob;erv.
s: A Woodbury (X. J.) paper men^
_? >/_ T TT
.ion* inc cure 01 i.ie wue 01 ;ur. oos. xi.
Mills, of that place, by St. Jacobs Oil. She
lau rheumatism.
The New York fire department used
luring the year 1SS0, 33,000,000 gallons
>f water upon fires. This is only onehird
of a single day's consumption by
he city, and a little mora than onen'rd
of a day's supply.
xhe Men ash a (Wis.) Press says: A.
'iranger, Esq., of this city, uses Sc. Jacobs
Dii on his horse3 with decided success and
___ There are 102 cities and towns in the
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50,0(i0, beginning with New York, 1,106,590,
and ending with Poughkeepsie,
JO,207. There are 246 over 10,000, and
511 with a population over 7,000.
Important to the Public a* well as the Medical
IlaWs Journal of ITealih, referring to Consumption,
makes the following important statement:
" Consumption usually begins -with a slight, dr3
:ongh in the morning, then, on going to bed, gettin?
more and more frequent, with more and more
ihlegm, increasing debility, thinness of flesh, shortness
of breath, and quickness of pulse. In fata!
cases its average course is about two years; henct
the importance of arresting the disease at as early e
stage as possible, and the sooner rational means ara
employed for this purpose the greater the chance ol
success. The disease is owing to an irritation commoiicinsr
in the throat and extending to the lungs, sc
that their action is interfered with, and the blood
does not receive sufficient oxygen to purify it. The
most marked sign of lung disease is emaciation; and
the most positive indication of returning health is
increase in weight."
So speaks Hairs Journal of Health, and we may add
that in desperate cases, and, in fact, in all cases ol
Consumption, or troubles of the throat and lungs,
immediate relief may be obtained and a permanent
cure effected by tho use of Dr. Win. Hall's Balsam
for the Lungs, a medicine known for more than
thirty-five years as an unfailing remedy for coughs,
colds, bronchitis and all pulmonary and pectoral
diseases. That the worst cases of Consumption have
been cured by the use of Hall's Balsam has been attested
to by the thousands who have used it, or have
been cognizant of its wonderful remedial efficacy.
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DENTON'S BALSAM cures Coughs, Colds, Rheu.
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Corn?TJngradedWesternMixed 61 @ OS
Southern Yellow 72%?. 73
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Straw?No. 1, live 80 @ S5
Hops-State, 1SS1 22 @.30
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Lambs 4 ? 7
WncrQ Vnrfhorn fi \!(lh S V
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Fionr?Pcnn. Ex. Familv, good G 7o tfc 0 73
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Rye?State 1 00 @ 1 00
Corn?State Yellow GS (it. 68%
Oats?Mixed 43;^
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Newpoet, Ky., April 29,1877.
Mr.. H. R. Stevens :
hf'ir sir?Having suffered from a breaking out ol
Cankerous Sores lor more than five years, caused by
n accident of a fractured bone, wliieh fracture ran
i*n a nmninc sore, and have Tiscd evervtllinz I
;ould think of. ????1 nothing helped me, until I bad
;iken six bottles 01 your valuable medicine, which
'.Ir. Miller, the apothecary, recommended very
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It .s unnecessary for me to enumerate the diseases
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Ainiost innumerable complaints are caused
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bar .>'/( ?It Kives nie ?reat pleasure to frive in my
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:ie. I have been troubled for twenty years with an
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ill now. Some t!ir:-?- months a^o it was very bad, so
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o all alii*: aiiiicted. Kespectfullv vours.
Vegetijte thorongbly eradicates every kind oi
xumor and restores the entire system to a liealthy
3. R. STEVENS. ^Boston. Mass.
Mr. Carl Bock, a naturalist now ex
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| the smallest jsntelope in the world. The
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The ecr.r.-c o? kidn-y disease may thus bo
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then degeneranon, finally destruction of the
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iur ilie eaiecuiun ?uu ur^uiiuiu^ HL au time?.
Fokks are mentioned in a charter of Ferdi|
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j into England in the sixteenth century.
Consumption in its early stages is readily
| cured by the use of Dr. Pierce's "Golden
j Medical Discovery," though, if the lung-j are
i wasted no medicine will effect a cure. No
known remedy possesses such soothing and
healing influence over all scrofulous, tuberculous
and pulmonary affections as the "Discovery."
John Willis, of Elvria, Ohio, writes:
" The ' Golden Medical Discovery' does positively
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The invention of the harness is ascribed to
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Dyspepsia, liver complaint, au<l kindred affections.
For treatise giving successful selftreatment,
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will eacloso with the cards. Should you vish b<
U , 1 V -HiQ sraa!l boy's i<3ca of genuino
ft [ |;1]confort and happiness was to be
I I r! {pitchedinloi^sdoficecieaiawhose _ !
I Si f -tores' were made of sponge catc.
I | ? iJ misery was we awvuw
! J ! j;j i | )'casan't. substances. That boy simply
' I represents humanity. Comfort is apj
f'l ? predated by contrast?we enjoy a
F <i h thing i:: proportion to our conception jp
? T5 : i:?r the disadvantages of our depriva'
"lift' tion thereof.. This applies to material
|!j tiitaings as well as to immaterial con- ?- -v&gm
JL' ? .-iderations. The icicle, whose ap- - *3g
\ ft: pearance in the wintry cold and
? oleakness sends the shiver of discom|
I fort through the observer, would sugj
/ J||'! ' gest notions of the coolest comfort in <"%4
y B|j'i i not and sultiy days of the summer _>??
{!? ij.t season. Ana in both seasons?that
r 1! frlj in which the icicle flourishes best
?: I if: and in the one wherein its absence is . -.Sri
Pi II.'/jl conspicuous?that most uncomforta|o
[8 ||j ble and torturing disease, rheurna- . -i^sga
,.fe ? Jh)| tism, plentifully abounds, causing
Ifj f jf$ pain and agony to myriads of people. - *.
Vj I And yet it need not be thus afflictive
I Ml :fsu2ercrs would only use St. Jacobs
VI if I surest, safest and speediest
VjT-V f III remedy in the whole world for the
f? (J, ,Ijj eradication and cure of rheumatism
"1: jgi and all painful ailments. The follow- -;SM
j! its ing from the P. ochester (Ind.) Sentinel
f M shows how some people attend to their T0
( g rheumatism: " When a young- hus- - ?
j j band had gone from home, and with J
if. fond solicitude telegraphed his little . J|
jrm wife?'What have you for breakfast, Jri
I i ftil'41 > r"'3 il0;v's 1116 baby? he received the ^
I ?J| brief.practical and suggestive reply?
I J I * DQV&WUCSli Iflico Oiivi
Ft I We have the report of a case in our & . *23
JJjj midst, not where measles was in the
W bill of fare, but where sciatic rheumaJl
' tism confined Jlr. J. Dawson, the welljr
known Roch ester druggist, to hic :'"S|
if. i room for a long period, it was stated
1*1 | to our reporter in the following words:
J t 'The senior member of this firm was
( J i attacked with sciatic rheumatism
ft ii , about December 10th last, and for four jgp
J jweeks succeeding Feb. 10th, coafr*
I scarcely leave his room. He use3 St.
( b Jacobs Oil, and is now abl<>*o be at
I bisplaceof business, fcelip?"not much
, the worse for his recent affliction.
The inference is convincing. The
run which St. Jacobs Oil is having .
Pis, we say, unpr ecedented, and the ar- .
tide is rapidly displacing all other ?
. rheumatic remedies as last as its vir- . a
cues become tnown. M
,r - ( "Edgar T. Paige, Esq^ druggist, JE
hii i??to* jis frrtm Chiconee Talis, says '. 5*
jfi *- the Springfield (Mais.) Republican, w
01 -that Mr. Albert Guenther, under
, Wild's Hotel, has used that remarka- -As
r 13 \ ble remedy,St. Jacobs Oil, forasevere
^ \\ case of rheumatism, and it cured him A
i . * Ijs if by magic."
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