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X HEW EXCElAlOaUl The night had annk nn Chappaona, Tne wind was knn- tbe lr w" ia forth tbe farmer vent in peace. With thia deriee cm hi rail i ' "11a gotof Wert!"- n. jlii paata were abort, bia boot rnn dows. Bis Ml hat maabed In at tbe crown. And Ilk a aqneaking CArt-wbeel rang The accent ot that well known tonga! " rm going Wert I" m. In White Hooae window bright and warm, lie dream be aeee Clysae' una. Then yank hU trooaere higher and higher. Bint neely ont, and arreame in ire: " -I'msotojWeatr , IT. "Dont try that dodger John Cochrane cried, The Free Trade boys will tan your bide !" Tpon Ua noae a tear drop ahinee, lie wipe i t on bia sleeve and whines : -Imjoiaj Weatr' Beware of Uioae who're read your book I" " Tonll know them by their recant looks ;" Tbta waa a "aorehnidV partine cry; A silvery role replied : " You lie f " I'm coins Weet 1" YT, A alcepr "cop" that morning found The cJdman aeated on the around, Still clinging to hia carpet-bag. Which bore thia motto on lta tag: -v "I'm going Weetl" There. 'neath the Franklin atatne, aat Old Chappaquack in bia white hat. Like bnntaiuan resting from tbe hnnt, While from bia lipa eocaped a grunt : "I'm going Weetl" i i a. He Knew Hi a Like: Bk. This story comes from Bangor, Me.: Near Ban gor, iu a little villa;;", there lelt, many years pine by, a lay ineuiuer, who kept week days a country strr, ami on Sunday lie would preach or. exhort .aroriml amnn the neighboring towns, where hi? ctinld find a vacantJiul)iit. Hewa a-m.T.i of limber touj-ne, and conldsell lanitea notions aim preacn 1110 uuspei very haudy. It waa lits way to load np a wagon and peddle all throngh Ihr country, lrating his store in the charge of hia wife during his absence. Finding himself, late in the week, npoa a cer tain time, too far from home to get hack, and hav ing sold ont his load, wicb at that time consisted of dried apples, which, by tbe way, were a little wormy, he gave notice that he would preach the next day, which was Sunday, to the people. Many gntln-red to hear him. His text was: "And by their fruits ye shall know them." He bandied this tulijrct in his usual gallaut manner, and, closing up his sermon with a glittering par agraph, hr repeated the text. "Yes, my iheuds, and by their fruits ye shall know them." Jast at this point np jumped a retail grocer in the place; who had dealt with tbe exhorter the night before, and said, loud riidngh to be beard if tbe chnrch bad Iwen twice as large: "Yes, friend, and by the worms in their dried apples, too," Tbe Wrwrng Maaell. A high officer of the Sons of Temperance pre sented himself, with the smell of grog ho Lad been drinking njon him, at the door of a "divis ion" for admission, and was waited upon by an Irish sentinel, to whom he gavo the password, when the following passed: "8ir," said he, "an'-ycz are Mr. O'WrigU, the Grand Worthy Patriarch of the State of Khaiu tucky, I do be aflher belavin." "les,"said Jim, "you are perfectly right, my inana ; ont wiry no yon asK tne question I "To tell you the truth, then, sir, and shame the divil," said Pat, "yez do be havin' the right pass word for a Son of Temperance, entirely; bat by the Holy Virgin and the blessed St. Pathrick, yez got the wrong smell!" "If thejnry do b.lieve from the evidence that the plaintiff and defeudant were partners in the grocery, and that the plaintiff bought ant tbe de fendant, and the defendant paid the note by de livering to the plaintiff a eow, which he warranted not breachy; and the warranty wos broken by the breachiness of tbe cow, and he drove the cow back and tendered her to the defendant, but he refused to recieve ber, and th defeudant took her home again and put a heavy yoke on her to pre vent her jumping fences, and by reason of the yoke sue broke ber neck and died; and if tbe ju ry believe that the defendant's interest in tbe grocery was worth auythiug, the plaintiff's note was worthless and the cow good for nothing, ei ther for beef or milk, then the jury mnst find out -for themselves how theywill decide tbe case; for the Court if she understands herself, aud she thinks she does don't know how such a d d ease should be decided." The Atlanta (Ga.) Constitntion relates the fol lowing: "Not loug since a gentleman in a neigh boring County, noted for hU pleasant manners and waggish disposition, bad a christening scene at his house. Baby about eight months old, was to bo christened, and tbe friends were gathered to witness the spectacle. The minister, turning to the father, asked: 'What is the child's namer It had not been named. The husband turned an inquiring, mischievous glance on his wife, who smiled in return. With Hashing eyes he said to tbe preacher: "Name it after Langston he's my nearest neighbor!" One" can fancy the uproar of laughter which greeted this announcement." Specik CuitRREKCT. A distinguished Confed erate leader, who had passed some time in Mexi co after the colapse of the "cause perdue," fonud his way hither right gladly, and put up at the St. Charles. The morning after his arrival he rang for John and sent him for a cock-tail, giving him a Maximilliau dollar. John had been victim ized before by designing strangers, and was care fully ou his gnnrd. Giving a glance at the shin ing piece of silver, ho gave his bead a shrewd shake, and laid the medal upon tho table, remark ing, with considerable dignity: "Thef don't take utdalt for driuU at thh ger bar!" Drover,, Harp er'e Magazine for September, Ax American minister of fine descriptive power was on one occasion preaching about heaven; and, to show the absurdity of Euiannel Swedenborg' on the subject, drew a graphic pictnre of the Sweuborgian heaven, with its beautiful fields, fine horses, cows, and pretty women; and, in. tbe midst of bis glowing description, a good old sis ter, carried away with'scene, went iuto rapture and exclaimed "Glory! "glory! glory!" The preacher was so disconcerted" that be paused, seeming hardly to know what to do, till tbe pre siding elder in the stand liehind him cried nut to .the shunter: "You nre slruititig over tbe wrong heaven!" Oxce up'in a time, at a donation party, when all the company were seated at the supper table, a young person of the male gender, addressing - one or his species at the farther end of the table, aid, " Mooes, just start the milk this way. if you please." One of thi young ladies, eager to be ac commodating, seized the cream-cup and handed it to her next neighbor, with the remark, "Mv "name is not Mom-, lnt I ran start the milk;" which created a momentary smile, pendingVhich he retreated in good onler. AT a Sabbath school meeting-held in Pleasan ton, Penn.. after the recitations had been conclud ed, this dialogneocrnrred: Superintendent Well, children, what is the subject of onr lesson to-day ! Children Judas Iscariot, sir. Superintendent What kind of a man do yon think be wast Small boy I think he waa "dead beat," sir. MEMBER of School Board Well, Thadv Brana gan, do yon go to seboolf Thady Bedad, I does, every blessed niornin. M. of S. B. And do yon write! Thady Begorra. I does, barrio' when I does wrong. M. of S. B. And ilo yon read I Thady Sorra a rade. M. of S. B. What do you do. then ? Thady Arrah. sure, I only goes to"th achnle dhure for Tittles for tho pig, bnt I nlvir goes into the Intarlor. PcJ. A Powerful Pill. An itiueraut quack doctor in Texas was applied to by one of Colonel Hays' rangers to extract the iron point of an Indian ar row head from his head, where it had been lodged for some time. "I cannot 'strack this, stranger," aid the doctor, "bekas to do so would go nigh klllin' yon;" but I tell yon what I can do; I can give yon a pill tbt will melt it in yonr head." THE following is a ynnng minister's idea of the expansive nature of tho human mind: "Yes, my friends, tbe mind of man Is so expansive that it can soar from star to star, and from saehelite to aaehclite. and from seraphene to seraphene, and from cfcetTvlieam t cberrybeam, and from-tbenea . to tbe eswtre of the dome of heaven." ABoaeor.juat a Wbitei Pine hotel being about t'deprt, said to a waiter: "Boy run np stairs to Ifo. U nd bring down my lmggsge." " Wbar im vonrtatggagrvmassa.andwhatisitf" "Why, Jthree p(tla, a pack of cards, a bowie-knife and a abirl Tasfll find'them nnder my pillow." AW Irishman, with a heavy bundle nn bis shoul atawriwing on the front of a horse-car, waa asked why he.did not set his bundle nn the platform. J3ai replied: ''Bejabers, the homes hare enoggh te4rge.. Ill carry tho bundle," " .for tie f arwft. A Ifius Ira Yeedlag . A correspondent of tbe Maine Farmer having made the statement that among the valuable les sons that the past wiuter bad taught him in fee ding stock, was thecAuvictioii that be has hereto fore "fed nearly doable the amnnntof hay nee ded," another writer for the same paper com ments as follows on his remarks: If feeders have learned, as many no donbt bave done, that it is better to feed less bay and snb stitnte meal or some other concentrated food in place of tbe bay withheld, then the lesson will not be controverted; but if they mean what they say, that tbey bave been feeding too much hay to the stock, have been giving mncb more nutri ment than was needed. it ia nnite another thine. I bave learned no such lesson. I have learned (from tbe experience of others) that stock can be wintered can be kept alive on much less hay than has usually been fed to them. When yon want stock to grow during the win ter, oxen to lay on fat, cows to give an abnndant flow of milk, yon moat give them something to do it with. Muscle, fat, milk, nre all in the feed given.be that grain or bar. It comes from no other source, and can be obtained in no other way. A certain amount of nutriment digested and assimi lated in excess of what is required to sustain vitality. If yon desire rapid growth, much fat. or an abnndant flow of milk, yon must feed liberally, and at the same time feed such food as will keep all the organs of the animal in a heal thy, active condition, that they may be enabled to digest and assimilate the irreatest possible amonnt of food. Milk producers understand this well, and yon have not heard them say they bave learned to keep their cons on a small amount of food. They all feed shorts, and feed them not to save hay, bnt to make their cows eat more hay. Shorts are healthy food, and promote tha health and activity of all the organs of digestion and assimilation, and thus the cow is enabled to con vert more" bay into milk. I hare been feeding cot ton seed meal with the greafest satisfaction. It saved me no hav, but it gave the cows a voracious appetite, and that appetite, created by a healthy digestion, converted a large quantity of hay into milk. My expedience has taught. me, and last winter cmiunncu.'U, luai me pnuii in Kccpins hkick comes from tbe feed digested and assimilated in excess of what is reqnired to support vitality, and the more we can get a single animal to digest and assimilate, and therefore convert iuto the de aired product, the greater tbe profit. ffBteaf Onls far Fraujtea In answer to the inquiry, " What shall we grow in tbe place of com fodder f " I wonld snggest tbe sowing of oats pretty thickly, and cutting when first in tho milk, so ns to hate them saed as green and full n povdMc. Stunt them under coter, and it will bo found that more good food call lie raised to the acre than of any other know u grain or grass. That oat straw U of great value has long been proved, and allowed to be of near ly equal value to hay when cnt green ; adding to this grain, say fifty bushels to the acre, would give nearly a toil of the best of food, on w hich not only does yonng stock grow thrifty and large and tbe condition of work bones improve, bnt with bran or meal it is one of the very best things to feed cows for milk and butter. Having a certain amount of milk to supply daily last fall, I used every means to keep up the quantity and quality, and tried almost every variety of feed. I found positive evidence that" corn tomier was tne worst 01 an, even at no cost, while sbeaf oats, cnt green, were a cbeap feed at forty cents a dozen bundles of average sire. The corn fodder was good( full grown, and well cured, but I would not feed it to cows I wanted a good supply of milk from,-if I could get it for nothing. The only feed found superior to oats was clover, cnt in first bloom and well cured, with four ears or com anu jour quarts ot oran once a niy. vn this a fine snpply of butter may be looked fur, and a cow to do her very best. It may also bo said in favor of oats that they are easy to grow, nice to handle, and the most wholesome and nutritions food for stock, poultry and bogs included, are early harvested, and the land left in good condition for clornr, which should follow. Cor.Uural World. Paaltrr-IIaaiae far the Farmer. The cheapest way to build a fowl-bonsn and give the greatest amount of ground rooni (which is what counts with poultry) is to make but one roof and have that meet the ground. The buil ding should be nine feet wide at tho underpin ning, and nine feet high at the highest part. This gives aa much floor room for the fowls to move about lu as it tlie walls were Ingli on .all sides of the structure, and with great economy in building materials. There should be twelvo doors in toe building, besides the small openings under the windows for the use of the-fowls, and tbe ventilator uear the peak. Three board floors in each end, the tallest being for the attendant to cuter, aud the other two for ventilation in ex tremely hot weather. The doorways of tho board doors arc furnished with another set of doors made of lath. When the board doors arc all open in hot weath er aud the lath doors shut, there is a tine circulation of air, and when the house it to be tle.iued, the lath doors as well as the others may be all opened. It may .seem as if there was an over-plentiful allowance of doors, bnt we have tried as many to a building with satisfaction. There is nothing we hate worse than a hot, pent-up house for fowls in July. To make the house as warm in winter as it is cool in summer, keep all the board doors closed but one, aud have a packing of straw between each lath door and the corresponding board door, ex cepting, of conree, the tallest pair of doors where the attendant enters. Haw Plant Apple Trees. It is astonishing how much diversity of opinion there is and has been about the distance apart to plant apple trees. After an experience of fifteen years, I would plant apple trees not less tlian twenty-four feet apart, from that to thirty-two feet. Apple trees planted sixteen feet apart, when they get large enough to bear, are found by experience to be entirely too near each other, tbe limbs Interlock', and it is difBcnlt to get through the orchard with a wagon ; aud the want of light and room canses the .leaves to fall from the lower,limli and the ether trees become unheal thy. Young orchards should be cultivated like a corn field nntil the trees begin to bear, and there ia no better crop to grow among yonng trees than corn. Let the row of trees have the ground of the row to themselves, and then cultivate the row of trees the same as a row of com, but let it stand, as it forms a protection to the trees in win ter. After the apples liegin to bear, seed the ground to clover clean, no blue grass or timothy mixed with it mid don't take tbe clover off for hay, bnt either turn in the hogs or cut the clover anil let it rot under tbe trees; and whenever the clover gets crowded ont by blue grass or timothy, 5 low it up and seed down again with, clover, his is not theory with me, bnt it is based on ob servation ami successful practice. 7otra 'Uomt itead. ferlakage m Frail la Drrlmg. In the letter from Charles Aldcn (owner of the new fruit-drying machinery) which was read be fore the late bort'cnltnrar-niceting at Rochester, N. Y., be states that a bushel of apples weigh fif ty pounds; that the cost of cutting and preparing a bushel for drying is about fifty cents; and that a bushel will yield nine dried pounds, two pounds of which are cores and skins, which wbeu dried find a ready market at six rents per pound for making jelley without sugar or boiling anew product. One bushel gives seven pounds of good dried apples, which sell regularly at twenty cents per pound, making, after drying, $1 25 per bnsbel of apples, with cores and parings. It will be understood that these dried apples are creatly 'superior to common dried apples. made by exposure to weather, flics, ore.- Toma toes, being very watery, yield only turee ponuus dried per bnsbel; but two dried onnces are found to be wonal in substance to a one nnart can. and will make as much br addfnc one quart of cold water ami stewing properly. The evaporated to matoes sen lor seventy-nve cants per pouua. Peaches yield seven pouudsfrooi a bushel, one pound of which is skins. Pick Vp Tfcw Apples. In the early season apples begin to fall, mostly those that have in them a worm, and if gathered day after day future benefit is gained by preven ting tbe exit of the larva of the worm, and at the same time tbe apples fed to horses,' rows, dec, are high acceptable and nutritions as food. We have all our fallen frait, from the size of a hickory nnt, gathered and fed ont to onr stock. Bat now soon will come more mature specimens, and yet with the worm in them. These, if gathered, are valuable for the making of vinegar. No good cider can be made-frnm tbem anymore than good wine can be made from poor grapes, but a good vinegar can be made, and it is perhaps at market price, say four or six dollar a. barrelf thirty two gallons, more profitable than cider, while tbe gain In the prevention of insect, in orchards by meins of gathering this imperfect frait is beyond estimate. "All orchardists should see carefully to this item of removing readily this early, wormy fruit. I setting out young orchard, always register tbe varieties immediately in a book where ther may be referred to in a few years when, the .trees commence Deanng aiul iljer toe JJMJci are.los.. and the namca forgotten. " Duv jftniy 00!.. TIC HA.TlwXA.1, BEatOCaVACY. tTbe following very clever daguerreotype of tbe LecUa toraof lliaeuun. and we might add of tie"SaUonal"rnl. era Uiroocbnat the. country, baa been banded ns for pnbU eation. ltlaalife-liknntrliir l ! ha ao considered br an who nave witnessed their cuadsctia tbecoowilaof tio BunarsaUon: s? Bow do Xatiooata wark'for lie State t Hera tbey ataad Mastering, And there tbay ait clnaterUs, lHvldlag r asBMeriag. And rnariag and bvrinc. And drinking and stinking. And jarring and sparring. And wrangling and Jangling. t And Btrnszling and jaggung. And straining and fcagaTag, And apiag and scraping. And amirking and obirkiBg. And fibbing and cribbing. And vying and lying. And magging and bragging. And ranting and canting. And taunting and vaunting. And babbling sad gabbUng. And thnndensg and blaaderug, And capering and vaporing. And damarittg and stammering. And snivelling and drivelling. Shining and drifting On factioa'a wild aea ; Aaaenting, repenting. Aa mobs ma) decree. And screwing and jewing and daing. na suammiag ana inmmlng aod cramming. And gabbing and blabbing and grabbing. And teaching and preaching and screeching,' And scowling and growling and bowling. And battling and rattling and tattling. And ruffling and scufling and snuffling. And voting and noting and quoting. And apeahing and wqa-ating anil aneahing, Haranguing and stinging anil whanging. Attacking nd hacltinand packing. And sallying and ralling and dalljlu; And Ottering ml chattering :ud tuna tiering: And floatlnz and aecntin? ami ahoctin? and anontinz. And snipping and dipping and alippin and tripping. And rambling and aluniu!l.g cud craiuMin antl gauib ling. And mobbing and anobting and Jobbing and rnbUng. And slaving and craving mid brai inz uid rat ing. Proposing and glocieg and proving aud doxlnt. . Denouncing and trouncing and nouuciin; sud laninilog. And winking and blinking aod tliriuking ami pliuklor. And hurrying and scurrying and ilurrjo and worrying. And leerins and sneerinz and teerinir and "llearuie." Turmolhng and boiling and tolling and foiling and apollng, atistaking and waiting and bating and rating and prating. And uttering andmutteringand aputiering and stuttering ana epiuuenng. Forestalling and calling and bawling and brawling and ealluia and maulin- And rumbling and mnmbling and jmnbling and "rumbling ana ininuuug anu aiumuing ana iiuuoiing. And so never-ending bnt always contending Public time, cah. and patirnce profiit-Iy miaapendlrg. Tooth and nail at riVltttc, aaarling early ami l-lu And thia way ILe Katii bain work for tbe State! ii iMi m GE0BGK WAtiUIXtiTOX'H KI.rCTIO.V Aaid Itaiy lie Uecrire' the ."Vcwa. On Tuesday morning, the 11th of April, 1769, a venerable old gentleman, uilh line c.e, an ami able countenance, and long, white locks, rode in to tne lawn oi Jiount crnmi, coining troin Alex andria. Tlie gentlemen of the latter town ac companied him. It was between 10 and 11 o'clock. A negro man sallied ont to take the nags, aud the old gentleman, entering the man sion, was received bv Mrs. Wasliintfiii. "Why, Mr. Thompson," said the good lady, "where are yon from, and how are your people!" "from -cw lorn, madam, ausiverru tlie uiil man. "I come to Mount Vemoa upon a good errand for the coiuitrv. at least. The General has been elected Pret,idcnt of tbe United States under the ucn" Constitution, and I am the bear er of tho happy tidinpi in a letter from John Langdou, President of the Senate." Tho General was out visiting on his farm, how ever, and the guests were eutvrtaiued for two or turee Hours as we take rare of our visitors in tbe country ow-a-dnys. Agists of the General's fa vorite Madeira, iuijiorted in the cask, was" not the woretprovi&ion made for them, and tho cheer ful gossip of .Mrs. Washington, who had known Sir. Thompson aud visited his house in Philadel phia, helped to enliven the time. This grave and respectable old man was the liuk between the new Government at New York and the new magistrate at Mount Vernon. Charles Thomp son had been the Secretary through all its event ful career of the Continental. Congress which had directed the canse of the Colonies from des ultory revolt to independence and to union, and now he had ridden over the long and dillitnlt roads to apprise tha first President of the Repub lic, of the wishes of bis countrymen. At one o'clock General Washington nxle into the lawn of Mount Vernon, in appearance what Cnstis; his adopted son, has described. An old gentleman, riding alone, in plain drab clothes, a broad-brimmed white hat, a hickory switch in his hand, and carrying an umbrella with a long staff, which is attached to his sadde-bow. The umbrella was used to shelter him from the sun, for his skin was tender and easily affected by its rays. Washington greeted Mr. Thompsou with grave cordiality, as was his wont, inquiring for his fam ily, aud, divining already the object of his visit, broke the seal of John lliugdnn's official letter. Dinner followed, and while the visitors retired to converse) or stroll about tbe grounds, the President-elect wrote a letter to the President of tho Senate, and sent it forthwith to the postoflicc at Alexandria by a servant. Tho letter read as follows : "Mount Versox, 14th April, 1730. "Sir I had tbe honor to receive your official communication, by the hand of Mr. Secretary Thompson, about 1 o'clock this day. Having concluded to obey the important and flattering call of my country, and having been impressed with the idea of the expediency of my being with Congress at as early a period as possible, I pro pose to commence my journey on Thursday morn ing, which will be day after to-morrow." This done, the rest of the day passed in con ference between Washington and his wife, in tbe preparation of his baggage for the not unexpect ed jonrney, while, meantime, tbe distinguished guest was amused by the yonng official household in the library and gronnds. There was auothsr female dear to the newly-elected President, and he kept her filial remembrance at tho very mo ment of his greatest promotion. It was growing late ill tbe evening of the day on which our chap ter opens, when Washington mounted his horse. and, followed by his man Billy, nxle off into the woods of Virginia with speed. His destination was Fredencksunrg, nearly forty miles away, with two ferries between one at the Occoquan, the other at the Kappahannock. His purpose was to see his old mother, now almut cX) years of age, and drawing near the grave. It had been long since he had visited her, bnt he could not feel equal to the responsibilities of his great of fice nntil be should receive her blessing. Few candidates for the Presideucy in onr day would leave a warm mansion, filled with congratulat ing friends, to ride all night through the chilly April mists to say adieu to a very old woman. Bnt thus piously the administration of Washing ton began. He passed old Pohick Church, of which be was vestryman soon to tumble to ru inscrossed the roaring Occoquan, and by its deep and picturesque gorge, where passed the waters of tne tntnre dioouv nun itnn, ami uy night he saw the old chnrches of Acquia and Po tomac rise against the sky; he saw the decayed seaport of Dnm fries. In the muming be was at Fredericksburg, and bis mother was in his amis. Marches, perils,"victories, honors, power, surren dered tOrthat look of I helpless love, too deep for pride toetjqw.wrouf u its tears, ana tne rreiuent of the aew'Sfato waa.tober a new-born babe again."" bo -dearer, no'jrreater. vHo-as Just in time, for she bad, but Ihe' abort season of summer to live,' and; lilce many dying mothers; life seem ed upheld, at-four-score and Ave. by waiting love nntu he shonldcome. History is ceremonious as to'what'pjiasedbetween them, bnt tho parting was "solemn and touching, like tha event. ( " Yon will . 'no Tnore,"said she;"? raX-great age and disease warn me that Ishallnotbe long in this world. But go, George, to fulfill tbe destiny which heaven appears to assign yon. Go, my son, and may heaven's and yonr mother's bless ing be with yon always." Passing from that dear, pathetic presence, the President-elect perhaps did not hear the plaudits of tbe people in the streets of Frrdericksbnrg. He rode all day by tbe road be had come, and reached Monut Vernon before evening, having exhibited bis power of endurance at the age of fifty-seven by riding eighty miles in twenty-four hoars. His good wife bad made all ready; the equipage and baggage were at the door next morning, and leaving Mrs. Washington and most of the household behind, he set ont for New York at 10 o'clock on Thnrsday, the 16th of Aprils ac companied by Thompson and Humphreys. The new State was waiting anxiously for its magis trate, Grorge Jlfrrd Tmrfnd. isi After flonndering through ancient and mod, em lexicons of living and dead language, fur a month or two, in qnest of a single word to lr4v cribe tbe male population of the country fit for military servicefJ.the English have at lebgt fa. dis covered in some of their old dictionaries, of long gone years, jnst what they want. t is the name "manrrd," frequently nsed two or three centu ries ago to express the fighting population. The Chicago Board of Education have decided by motion (hat theyouthfnl mind of that city shall no lounger say "colon" and "lead-colon," bnt "primary and secondary colons." JcsncK consists in doing no, injury to men; decency, in giving them no attract, zd mi Hxm. JLa-nnr-fli" - aaa triiBS Fwat I CAMrBBaUErTT. Mkasubiko Grain. By the United 8at Standard 2150 cnbic incbea make a bushel. How, as a ciibic foot contains 172d inches, a bushel is to a cnbic foot us21Q to 1729; or, for practical purposes, aa 4 to 5. Therefore, to convert cnbic feet to bushels it is necessary to multiply by fonr firths. Example. Maw much grain will s bin hold which is 10 feet long, 4 feet wide, and 4 feet deept Solmtion.V) multiplied!')' 4, multiplied by 4, equals 1G0 cubic feet. 16V multiplied by fonr-fiflbs, equals 128, the number of bushels. To Mkasckk Graix os thx Flook. Make tbe pile in the form of a pyramid or cone, and multiply tbe area of the bale by one-third of the height. To find the area or the base, multiply tbe square of its diameter by tbe decimal .7854. Example. X conical pile of grain is 8 feet in di ameter and 4 feet high. How many bushels does it contain T Solution. The square of 8 is 64 ; and 64 multiplied by .?d54, multiplied by four thirds, equals 83.776, the number of cubio feet. Therefore, 83,776 mnltplied by four-fifths, equals 67.02 bushels. Answer. To Ascertain tub QuAjenrr of Lumber ix a Loo. Multiply the diameter in ficica at tbe small end by one half the number of inches, and this product by tbe length of tbe log in feet, which last product divide by 12. J2raavjle. How many feet of lumber can be made from a log which is 36 inches in diameter and 10 feet longt Solution. 36 multiplied by 18 equals 648; 648 multiplied by 10 equals 6484; 6134 divided by 12 eqnala 549. Answer. To Ascertain the Capacttt or a Cistern or WELL. Multiply the square of the diameter in inches by tbe decimal .7854. and this product by the depth ill inches; divide this product by il, and the quotient will be the contents ill gal lons. Example. What is the capacity of a cisteni which is 12 feet deep and 6 feet in diameterf Solution. The square of 72, thediameterin inches is 5134; 5184 multiplied by .7854 equals 5S6297.44, tho number of cubic inches in tbe cistern. There are 231 cnbic inches in a gallon, therefore 586297. 41 divided by 231 equals 2538. gallons. To re duce the number of gallons to barrels divide, by 31 and one-half. To Ascertain- the Wiadirr or Cattle nv Measurement. Multiply the girth in feet by the distance from the bone of the tail immediate ly over the binder part of the buttock, to the fore part of tbe shoulder blade, and this product by 31, when the animal measure more than! and leu tkan 9 feet girtk; bv 23, when lr Han 7 and more taa 5; by 16, when Jen Jus S and more than 3; and by 11 when let tnaumj. Example. What is tbe weight of an ox whose measurements are as fol lows: girth. 7 feet 5 inches; length, 5 feet 6 inches f Solution. Five and one-half multiplied by seven and five-twelfths equals forty, audt hfty-seveu seventy-seconds multiplied by 31 equals 1264. Answer. A deduction of 1 pound in 20 mnst bo. made for half-fatted cattle, and also for cows that have had calves. It is understood, of conrse, that such staudard will at best, give only the approxi mate weight. Measuring Land. To find the number of acres of land in a rectangular field, multiply the length by the breadth, and divide the product by 100, if tho measurement is made in rods; or by 43560 if made in feet. Example. How many acres iu a fiahl which is 100 rods in length by 75 rods in width! Solution. 100 multiplied by 75 eqnals 7500; 7500 divided by 160 eqnals forty-six aud. luiiricvii-oijktrcuiun. iiori. i - To find the contents of a triangular piece oftri land having a rectangular comer, multiply tbe tuo shorter sides together, and take one-half tho product. Measurement of Hay. 19 cnbic yards of meadow bay weigh a ton. When the hay is taken ont of old, or tho lower part of largo stacks, 8 or 9 cubic yards will make a ton. 10 or 12 cnbic yards of clover, when dry, make a ton. Hay stored in bams require from 300 to 400 cubic feet to make a ton, if it be of medinm coarseness, and greater or less quantity, varying from 300 to 500 solid feet, according to its quality. flow to Slake Backwkcal Cake. Tho season for buckwheat cakes has arrived. A writer in tbe Jmrrirua JgrinltHralitt recom mends the following method for making cakes: "The finest, tenderest cakes can bo made by adding a little unbolted wheat or Graham flour to the buckwheat. Less than a quart will do. Mix with cold, sour milk, or frc-h (not sweet) buttermilk, which is best. The soda (cinptjings are dispensed with.) when put in cold water, will not act satisfactorily. Hake at once; the heat will start the effcrveseuee, and as the paste rises it will bake, thns pre. en ting it from falling. Hence tho culminated point of lightness is attain ed. Thelkittcr rises suuwynnd beautiful, ami the pancakn will swell to almost undue dimen sions, absolutely the lightest "iTSit tenderest that can lie baked, with not a touih of acid. More ;alt, honeer, must be aiidrd fn.in usual, to cun:itenirt the ton fresh taste when soda alone is used. Tims the bother of emptying is all dis pensed with. Pancake in this way can lie baked at any time and on the shortest notice. We keep onr Hour mixed, the Graham with the biickuhrat, ready for use." To Keep Cider Swkkt. I saw an inquiry in your paper to know bow to keep cider ns sweet as it comes from the press. I have seen a great many different was tried, but none I think equal to scalding. Sometimes yon may lie fortu nate enough to find a cider maker with a large kettle at the press. Ifsopntiii the cider as it comes from the press, bring it jnst to boil, bnt do not let it boil. Skim it; fill the barrel to within an inch of the bung; then bnng it tight and keep the air entirely out: and at Christmas vou will say yon never drank snch eider. You can scald it at liome In brass or copper kettles, onn boilers; but never in anything iron. Do it as soon as it conies from the press. Cider, put np In this way. win oe as nice tut Jiay as wnen nrst opened. u. J. How to SIake Tomato Figs. Ponr boiling water over the tomatoes in onler to remove tbe skius: then welch them and ulaeethem in a stone jar. with as mnch sugar as yon have tomatoes, ami let tnem stanu two nays; men pour on tne svrup. and lioil and skim it nntil no senm rises. Then pour it over the tomatoes, and let them stand two days no before : then boil and skim again. After the third time they are fit to dry, if tne weatner is gooa; u not. let tnem stauu in tne syrnp nntil drying weather. Then place on large earthen plates or dishes, and put them in the sun to dry, wntcn win take anonta week, alter which pack them down in small wooden boxes, witb fine sugar between each layer. Tomatoes pre pared in this manner will keep for years. Farmers and others who are exposed to wet and cold wonld find tho following composition very valnable as a protection and preservative of their boots. It is also excellent as a dressing for harness: Veatsfoot oil, 1 pints; lieeswax, 1 mine; spirits of turpentine, 4 onnces; pine tar, 1 ounce. Melt and mix together, and stir nntil cold. Spread and mb this composition over the leather while it is damp; leather will absorb oil and grease bet ter when damp than when dry. For the soles, take pine tar and rub it in before the fire until the soles will absorb no more. Three or fonr ap plications' will lie needed. The durability of the soles will be much increased. Remedy for Agck. There must he some jjood brandy, black pepper and a piece of flannel large enough to cover the bowels handy. When the chill is at its height, let the person go to bed. Xow lex some other- person dip the flannel in the cold brandy. Don't wring ont the flannel. Spread it on the table, dnst it nrrr witb the pepper ont of the castor, then spread it orer tbe bowels pepper side down ; at the same time jrire half a wincglass fnl of the brand? and half a teaspoon fill of the pep per to drink; this mnst be done when the chill is at its height, How to Cleanse Water. The editor or Hall's Journal of Health has often, in ancient times, "settled " Mississippi water, and made it look "as clear as abell." by tying a bit of alnm to a string and twirling it around for a few seconds beneath the.. surface jf a glassfnl. The same authority fnrtber , states that if a Inmp of alnm as large as the thimblo joint is thrown Into foor or fire gal lons of boiling snap-amis, the senm runs over and leaves tbe water dean and soft and nsefol for washing. For removing greasy spots from any fabric, nse tbe ammonia nearly pure, then lay white blotting paper over the smt and Iron lightly. In washing lace nut about twelve drops in a pint of warm suds. To clean silver mix two teaxpoon fnls of ammonia in a quart of hot anils. Pnt in your silverware and wash, rising an old nail brnsh or toothbrnsh for thepnrpose. -s GOPTTXQ-Ijnc Mix thirty grains of extract of logwomi; sere grains of-rrystal .and;-Italian onnee of water. Boil till diamlved; tben, while stirring well, add thirty grahui of glycerine, one grain of ehrosate of potash; previously dissolved, and four graina of powdered gum arable. How to 8top a PinnoLK i Lead Pipe. Take a tenpenny nail, place the square end upon the hole, and hit H'two or three slight blows with hammer, and tbe orifice la closed aa tight aa though yon bad employed a plumber to do it at a cost of a dollar or more. Scald ripe tomatoes and pnt them In a dish with bread rrnmba, layer aver layer, seasoning with salt and red pepper. Have tb bread rmmlis on the top, and bake three hours. Tha result is called "scalloped totnatnea." " r WM. M. SHEPHERD, IVcar Snlhwct Corner PaUic Square, SIGH" OF "BED FRONT," TBOY, KFsTSS;, . PEAT.'F.'Fl. IN Drug:, Books. Stationery, Psrtory. Oils, Paints, Putty, Brushes, Pure fines anil Liprs for Medicinal Purposes. Also, a Largo Assortment of WALL PAPER AND WINDOW SHADES. Goods Sold for Cash Only. July II, ISTS-ly. "CITY DRUG STORE." SOUTH SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE, TROY, ----- KAJNTSAS, DEALERS IX JDx-uigrs and HVIeciioiixos, FINE CHEMICALS, FANCY GROCERIES, SCHOOL BOOKS .AJViD "WV. H. lA-i.TL, Lamps and Lamp Fixtures, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND MUSICAL MERCHANDISE, 4 Paints Oils, and Window Glass, And a Fine Wines and Liquors Physicians' Prescriptions and Family Recipes Carefully compounded at all hours of tbe BjulyW. M. R FISH & CO., soirriiwcsx cor.'vkr of puiii.ic square, The Only Eiclnsively Dry Goods antl ClotMni House in Donipliaii Coity, Keep nn hand, at all times, a full a'feortment of DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, nxroTicxLNris, hats, oa.t's, A.Tica. G-GXXts' "7 -i-ra-a-a iaatti -i-t-ig GOOdS, Which they sell at prices that defy competition. The latent styles of Ladies' Dress Goods and Gents' Clothing- Can always lie obtained at tlirir ntoir. T1i.t tnk COUNTKV 1'liODUC'i:, nt- the murkft price, in exchange fur Goods. Fall aud Winter Clothing Made to Order. Call and sou them, before purchasing; and remember the place! S. W. Corner of Public Square. Jul v 11. l2-ly. ;l u m tf & - l-H LOWER SAW MTT T ,, M MTE CLOUD, KANSAS. Also, PIKE A COMPLETE SUPPLY, CONSISTING OK 1- Sash, Doors, Blinds, Shingles, lath, &c. CLINT. O CHARLEY J TAYLOR ORTOX. J. C WATEElL&iC. WATERMAN WnOLfMALF. LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES, DOORS, Sash, and Building Material of All -Ends, A.t the Lowest Cash Prices. Office and Yard, South Fourth Street', ST. JOSEPH, 3I!C. July It, 1873-iy. DEALER IN Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Doors, Lime, Hair, Cement, Easter Paris, Saturated and Plain Building Paper. The Finest Assortment of Building Material in the City, at the Lowest Cash Prices. B ASB OFFICIO AT THE KAILsteAa BF.POT, Jaiyii.w7.ir. ,TROY, KANSAS. Soldiers' Bounty. I' WILL ba la Troy errrr Vooday, to receive applies, tiona for OoTmawat Bowaty. natter toe lata act of Cmftti alaosrlaart.Util Uowaty. (froat Una wba aava not applied.) act ofJolj IMC, U tleae bavlag bees nielKHa lur aiiiaz appucauoa, 10 roe ma 01 snaarr. lta. E. W. STRATTOlf. iqo&Tx. Green Grocery. TaT X. BUIXAKD wiakaa to Botlfr the dtiseaa of Hi Walla daws, taat he kesaa taaataatlyoa fcaaa a aTI!yverytaiac tat TeaSahla Use. BeUabUto "pHr n ""' He fays Cash tor Paaltry. Efra and Yefttablea. aad seSs at a aawJa ftawL Store aa Uaia Street. ar the Post 0e. ' ' lsafnal. . Tec CARDS. nCKBTR, BtASaOl, CDtCtrULTO, , MS I the Ckttf taaee. ' came t Uw CUtf aW. Prescriptions carefully CompotmiU'il at all hours. Assortment uf for Medicinal Purposes. day or uiglit, liy an Experienced Chemist. ANaSaS, b e b , v T j IL-UjII3E3a9 Anrat 8. 1S72. J. B. BE1CXAKD. & BERNARD, HKAI.ERS IX AGENTS WASTED TOB THREE YEARS Bv J. aAEnrCK..Uie aaUMr of the worM-funou bosk "Tex Sights di a lUa-RooM." "Tntta Tun ix A XLis Taur." la the emwaing work of the author' life, aod old Arrataaar theyaeTtr knew a book toarll like It. Oae agent anldtl rejpiM In thne dare; another la half a dav. BeanttfaHv heaad and fllamtrated. Extra terms tn stent. Apalyto Y, A. HUTC1I1XSON & CO, S2 X. Sixth St, 8r.X-oil,Vo. Jnlji. AGENTS WANTED n sin" i hi minimum m i immnii. GDIR WUPDKJ 0YI& JEkVUIXX," Ttmn'SaittumC'KAmjunrn ultbnted-BagHah .pajatlag; and - --- -All wk are It. want It a sac. Apply TAIXET 'PtTBUSOTSa CO," St. ijovm, MO. rujt. On Time! MISSOURI PAOIFTC RAILROAD! ra The Old BellaM aad Paialar Tawwawih KB Exprva Bute To Saint Louis ' ASD AI.L POINTS EAST! NORTH! SOUTHS NO CHANGE OF CABS M SL loii: to Jew Tor. AS3 CTBt2 rtSSUL UTT CHB THE MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILBOAtt IS EQUIPPED WITH Elegant Day Coaches! Pullman's Palace Sleepers! Miller's Safety Platform! Patent Steam Brake T rAai Eaalpaarat efarmaaalrtl hy any thaw .late ia the Weal. Try It! Try It! A. Jk. TaLIMCaT, General Soiterintendcut. St. Lauia. E. A. FORD. General Pauengrr Agent. SL Loaia. TT-Aa.VI3A.IL,IA. V ROUTE EAST. TUG Only line Bnnnins Tlronili Cars FKOJt NEW YORI, CHICAGO, CINCINNATI 4 LOUISVILLE WITHOUT CHAKGE. i V 1872. SUMMER SCHEDULE. 1872. - FOUR TRAINS DAI1Y ! 7:30 A. M. Day Express. Tltnmsh tn Xew Tork. Chicago, Cincinnati and Lcrols ville Daily except Sunday. 4:45 P. M. Accommodation. Fur all Way Station Sally except SuaLry. 6:15 P. M. Fast line. With Pullman'a Palace Rleeiilnj Car through to Sen York. Cincinnati and Lniville DAILY. 6:45 P. M. Chicago Express. With tLnrnjli fSrejiinj Car Daily except Saturday; Tickt t Office, '. 100 X. Fourth St- corner Cheatnnt, St. I-mlb. p.ii.coLr.rr:". Ticket Ac't- SC fini. joirxE.siiii'stix. Cenl Sop't, Imlianapolia. W. E. JOXES. Weat'n Paaa. Ac't. St. Lnuia. CKAS. K. FtlLLETT, ileal Tat. A ;en I St. Lnala. STEEL RAIL! D0UBLE TRACK. Ba-HlOiiU Tne GreatSnortLine fromCineieafi or CoImnDns Harinff 87 ( HO .Tlilrt. iv. arrWiuc Oxe Team In ..iiVA.ciC at iYew York. SbtIms 50 aftllrt-, anil arriTfnx 6 Horcstn ADTAataU Baltimore. Soring 77 nil, an.1 arriving el Uoces in ADViircat Waftliingion. Philadelphia o Tairc true Qocmst. THE GREAT IEOU'eAILWAY BRIDGES! Orer the. Ohia Hirer at Parkrrabara; ! Bellalre, are Completed. SIOISXIXG AXU XIOIIT LIXF.S OF FnlMan'sPalaceDrawing-Rooffl&SIeepinsrCars Are run on thU lEnute from Cincinnati or Colamons to Halttnuire and Wahingtin City, AV-JCT IX.O XT 3C CHANGE. Tiy thia Konto yon aTol.l-AI.1. OMNIBUS TUANSFECS antl rai(j.ir.a. Tickrta fur sale at all Ticket Offices South ami WeU L. JI. COI.K. W. I. SMITH. Uen't Ticket Agent. ataatcr Tran.port'n. Ihltiraorr. Mil. Baltimore. Mil. IDJIET B. JOKES), Grnl Pan. Ag't, Cincinnati, SnoT?t. THE GKEAT THRO0OH S0UTHEBN ft EASTEEK Kansas City, St. Jo. & Council Bluffs BATTYR.OAD ZS 57 3IILES TIIE SIIOBTEST TO ST. LOUIS, IP MILES THE SIIORTEST TO 0 CTJIiVOY, Prom OMAHA and ths WEST. Malting it the. Best through Una to St. Joseph, XL Look. LaFayette, Cincinnati, Memphis, Cbatanooga, SpringHeM, Manaaeld, Creatline, Toledo, Parkenharg. Learen worth. Kaaaaa Cltr. yulncy. fonlarille, Cnlinahna, Xaahrflle, Atlanta. .ojcaniiMirL, Xmntm ViBe. Pittalnirg. Buffalo. Baltimore. Philadelphia. Boston, 15 D Terra Hante, Infilanapolla, Clerelaad. Xew Orleans, Ananata, Fort Wajne, Wkeetlts, narrialmrg. Itaakirk. Washington, 2 Daily Express Pateeager Trains Leara aCaaoorl Krsy Daft sspgaita Oaata, UsUafcQUICX Tiara, and THMVOK COnTBCnOKS for ihe abore nameil eitlea. OUR Ct4a Vornin Eipr -v b elegantly equipped with comfortable Smoking Cars and ralace Coachea. OVJl 43 Xlght Expreaa, with Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars. wn raa Miller's Safety Platform, and Coupler OX ALL PASSENGER TRAIXS. Paaacngera who coane West, t1 other line, shonld re torn hy this note. Erring them an opportunity tonaaa throogh the heanlifal and fertile Taller of the Miaeoort, tknruh rns. ingCitie and thrirlng Village. " ASK FOR T6TJB TICKETS VIA THE Dibs GitT, St Ja t Cowca Blu-t ttraBfl Llae. Ticket for aale at all General Ticket Office. 1.C.B1WU, A. L.HtjrKIXH. Genl Paaa. Ag't., Cenl Superintendent, St. Joseph. Vo. r SL Joseph, Mo. lVorth Missouri Nursery CORSTiUTLT 8SHAHD i GM OBTMfflT OF Nursery Stock, WHOLESALE AJTD mETALL. ome ortifg fmimm Hi . -C a. MCa31aT., WaK. MV J I ' ' '1 . 7 ; c