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iMTtsIMe IaJutbitaata f the Air.
It ia fortunate thing that we out not tee better than Wdoy amiorosoo pist said, arranging a plantation of oon lerv on a slide. " How bo?" the visitor asked. " Simply because some people would be frightened to death br what thev saw," was the reply. "Suppose, now, 1 v mat yoor eyes oecame suddenly Highly magnifying, yon . would be continually dogging strange objects that would ap pear flying in the air rough blocks shin ing in the sun, wondrous animals and Tegetable shapes, masses of pollen,some whirling around and circling in a vor tex caused by the rush of a fly, and others In still places, arranged perhaps in the air according' to- their specific gravity. In fact the space near the earth would present a most astoundisgJ appearanoe, ana many unexplained oc currences would be made plain. There is what might be called an atmospheric fauna minute living creatures anil -plants that from, certain, caaseajare caught up, remaining for years in gpaowJ x nave a collection ot a variety 01 tnese forms, called diatoms containing more specimens than all the combined gen eral collections of all the maewns in the world, and nearly four, thousand totally different kinds or species;' yet. a walnut hollowed ' out holds them all, with room for many more.7 1 Here Is a collection in the matrix, "bc-ra the rough. from the Bohemian deposit of -Europe ,J that is about fourteen feet thick. This piece represents two cubic inches, and contains eighty billions, each one weigh.' lag about 187-l.OOO.OOOth parts of a grain. These are fossil diatoms, iut they are equally common alive-' Their exact nature is unknown' but they nay be well described as vegetable crystals, differing only from minerals i n having the power of locomotion. -. The best author ities, however, consider- them animals; but to all intents and rarposes they combine the three animal, vegetable and mineral. They have an outside skeleton of silica, and it is a curious fact that the singular lines seen n them are also noticed on crushed silica deposited - from fluoride of silicon.' These lines have been measured, and are used to test magnifying glasses. ; Here is one specimen the amphapleura that ' has 130,000 lines to the linear inch. i The 1 specimens are all mounted on slides, by what is called a mechanical finger, that picks up each shell and places It where desired. As many as you wish can be arranged on the glass slide and num bered, Tef erring to a catalogue for its name and history. Here are two' slides that contain about eighty specimens col lected from one dost shower." The visitor examined them through the powerful glass, and where a moment before nothing was seen, wondrous forms appeared, some like an open pea pod, delicately partitioned. Such was the Epithema. Others were round and delicately radiated, and had a gigantio name, as the Oosdnodiscus. - As a rule, the- smaller the specimens the longer were their names. The different kinds were marked and sculptured with curi ous ribs, concavities, bosses, ' lines and curves, ridged and ornamented in a manner truely astonishing in such mi nute objects. . Entire areas of land and ranges of mountains are made up of the fossil shells of these smallest of ani mal creatures piled together. Existing in such quantities, they are easily caught up into the air and kept there by con flicting currents, occasionally fallin gin immense clouds. Near Lyons, in 1846, as shower of dust fell to the earth, and a careful estimate showed that forty five tons of these creatures had fallen ' from the clouds, representing a number so -vast that the human mind could not begin to grasp a millionth part of it. Diatoms are not the only fossil ani-' mala that are blowing about in midair. The well-known chemist, Dr. Phipson, found in T-nmining atmospheric dust that among the many-shaped mineral fragments were numbers of exceedingly small and spherical bodies. Subjecting . them to white heat, in contact with air and that of hydro-chloric acid, they re tained their forms intact and - were transparent. Living diatoms entirely disappeared under this treatment, and Dr. Phipeen came to the conclusion that the minute silicious forms were fossil micrococci, and so they proved, the re mains of a bygone age drifting around in this. We frequently hear of blood - rains, the earth or snow assuming after a fehower a red hue. It is owing to countless numbers of diatoms that have with' red dust been brought down by the rain. ' - - - - - - - - 4 - Larger than the' diatoms, and more perfect animals, are the Foraminifera ' that are also known to float in midejr at times, and have fallen in white showers of dust in various parts of the world. In point of numbers they were equal with the diatoms. A single species in Russia forms entire hills and masses of calcareous rock. The city of Paris is built on ground composed almost entire ly of them, and in such numbers that less than a cubic inch of chalk from Chantffly contained 68,000 of them by actual count, and they form the great er part of the chalk that cov en the mountains from Champagne, . . France, to England. These immense deposits have been formed by the ani- mu Qjing ana we saeu winting vo umj . bottom. ' The Egyptian pyramids are monu ments to the species called Nummulitei, betas formed of them in the syenite. They are beautiful shells, coiled and separated into numbers 01 partitions. Others, like the Operculiha, seemed formed of rich scales, while others again, like the Textilaria, are almost exact imitations of the fancy interlaced . patterns of French braid. The seas rivers, ponds and lakes are still receiv ing these forme, and the ooze in the At lantic is called the Oloberilgina, from being formed of them. So it is evident that the seas are filling up, and in time the present ea beds will be continents, and the now dry land the bed of seas, only to be filled up in .turn, following cut tne oft-repeated history 01 past ages. N.Y.Bun. "A Little Fast." A murder trial which is now in prog ress gives us a view of the habits and temptations of the lower middle classes of this country. A pretty younjr ettL the child of respectable parents, was found murdered,- The young man with whom she has been most intimate is Eat on trial charged with the crime. It 1 proved that she had been in the habit of driving alone with him, of going with him to the theaters and public irardens at all hours, and of remain! ntr out all night at places of amusement. Tet . . .... . . . 1 . 1 . i 1 witnesses tes tinea in tne tnai uuu. ana was considered by her own class to be a virtuous girl, simply fond of fun, and a 44 little fast.' Her mother, even, seems to have entered but a feeble pro test against her absence from home all night- -- Hardlv a week passes- in which the daily papers do not give accounts of young girls who are missing from their homes. They usually are found by their friends or parents, sometimes res cued morally unharmed in distant cities to which they have wandered with a vague longing for adventure. But as a rule, the rescue comes too late. - The adventure has ended in death, like this for which the young man is on trial to day, or in ruin far worse than death. In our country towns, tap, cases of immorality frequently occur that never ' find their wav into tne papers. There is an outbreak of despair in some quiet farm-house, a fury of scandal in tne neighborhood, a young man is disgraced and sent away, to begin, perhaps, his lile over again elsewhere. JJut a girl, more innocent than he, remains be hind She is thet victim. Contrition and despair avail nothing for her. Her life is ruined. ' We would not allude to this subject did we not know that the Companion enters thousands of homes of the very class in which these tragedies most fre quently occur. That they do occur is in part due to the circulation" ot foul,' exciting novels and low story-paper among these boys and girls. Tne prin cipal cause, however, Ees deeper than this. - It springs from' the neglect of parents to interest themselves in the amusement of their children. Such par ents clothe, feed and provide their chil dren with work, but they give little thought or attention to their reading or their - recreations. - In - their - leisure hours, when they are most open to temptation, the young people are turned loose together. Drives, walks, . dances and kissing-plavs kept up half the night, are the recreations of these untrained young people who are totally nngarded by their parents. If it is no discredit in the eyes of parents or neighbors for a girl to be loud, fond of beaus and " a little fast," who is to blame if ruin fol lows t Youth' Companion. The Wrong Girl. His name was Augustus Smythe ; he was a clerk in a dry-goods store, and didn't earn enough to starve decently on, but with that sublime assurance which distinguishes the la-de-dah young man of the day, he was paying atten tion to the prettiest girl in Detroit. He managed, by not paying his washer woman or tailor, to take ner to operas and theaters, but as times were getting hard, he concluded to marry her and save the expense of boarding. By some process of mental arithmetic known to the genus, he decided that what was not enough for one was enough for two, and forthwith he concluded to pop. He knew that his persistent visits had kept all other young men away, so he had no fears of a trial. When the time came and he found himself in the company of his Laura in her papa's comfortable Parler, he leisurely seated himself by her on the sofa, took, her little dimpled hand, used only to tinkle the piano with, and said, in a bronze voice : " Dear Miss Laura, I have concluded to marry." - . Laura started, as ne intended sne should. Then 'he resumed, grandilo quently: "I want a dear little girl about your size, with a great big heart, just like yours, to share my lot." '"is it on Jeiierson Avenue r" mur mured Laura. . . M No, dearest, it is on Crpghan Street ; but what are localities to hearts that love? I want a eirl who is rood-tem pered, smart, economical, and who loves Me! Darling, do you know of such a one?" - Laura faintly: "Yes, oh yes, I am sure I do." - -" One who would rather live with me in poverty than dwell with some other man in riches P Who would esteem it a pleasure to serve me, cook my meals, keep the house tidv, and listen for my footsteps t - Who would rise early and sit up late for my sake ?" "Oh, how beautiful," murmured Laura ; " just like a dear, self-sacrificing man!" " Do you know such a one, my an- gelP"' "Yes, I do," responded Laura, fer vently ; " but you must not call me your angel, for she might not like it ; she's in the kitchen now washing the dishes, and she told mother she'd just as leave get married this winter as live out, if she only -felt able to support a husband. She's just the girl you want, and she'll love you within an inch of your life." But Augustus Smythe had fled into the outer darkness ; the too muchness of the occasion overcame him like a summer cloud. Detroit Post and Trib une. Confederate Bonds. It is said in Washington that the re cent rush for Confederate bonds arises from the fact that English banks still hold on deposit $17,000,000 in gold, placed there to the credit of the Con federate Government, . and that the United States Treasury has repeatedly failed in efforts to get at this gold, the English banks insisting that the title to it is in the holders of Confederate bonds rather than in the United States Gov ernment. Even if this be so, the great number of millions of bonds that nave turned up during the past fortnight would leave a very small amount of gold for each. A totally different theory of the rush is given in the London World, namely, that it is based on a belief in the liabil ity of the , United States to the bond holders for taking possession of the cot ton on the strength of which the Con federate cotton loan was secured. It is claimed that this money was not lent for political reasons, but in order to get at the cotton for business purposes; that the loan was made after taking the highest legal opinion that it would ef fect a legitimate lien on the cotton; and that when the United States seized the cotton, they did so subject to all existing agreements based on it. Lord Hatherley is claimed as one of the legal authorities for this view. Baton the very statement of this case, it appears that the legal opinions on which the money was advanced were Sven many years ago; so that it is fficult to see how it should start a bond boom now. Hence some people have been driven to a third supposition, namely, that the rush is the fruit of a well-prepared scheme, such as not in frequently starts even the most hopeless securities. Whatever the key to the affair, no body should base his belief in the value of the bonds on any supposition that either the United States or any South ern State will recognize and pay them as a Southern war debt ; for the last part of the fourth section of the Four teenth Amendment to the Constitution settles that matter as follows : ' "But neither the United States nor any State shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insur rection or rebellion against the United States, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave ; but all such debts, obligations and claims shall be old." If. T. Sun. ' . The Hera system of telephony has excited special attention among elec tricians in Europe, on account of the surprising distances through which tele phonic communication has been main tained by it, and especially since the an nouncement that a conversation had been carried on through the cable con necting Brest and Penzance a thing generally considered impossible, on ac count of the comparatively, sluggish ac tion of the electric current in submerged cables. The Herz system by which conversation, it is stated, has been car ried on through an actual distance of over 600 miles over circuits having no special adaptation to telephonic com munication claims to have solved twt difficult problems, viz., that of increas ing the amplitude of electrical vibra tions, and of neutralizing currents for eign to the telephonic circuit. ' This heroic cure of snake bite is published by Mrs. Mary A. Mansfield,. in the Sanlord i. u.i journal t "Aiy son James and Mr. C. W. Thigpen were out on a hunt on, September 23, when James was bitten on the leg, below the knee, by a very large rattlesnake. Being five miles from home he bound a cord tight above the wound, and then split his leg to the bone right at the wound. After bleeding about a pint he stopped the bleeding, pat a 'charge of powder . on the wound and touched it off. with a match, which burned the flesh to a Bear around the wound. All be has to do now is to cure the burn." THE DAIRY. The demand increases so fast fol ifirat-etass dairy goods that a fear of aa lover supply is groundless. . . ! Potato starch is said to b the latest adulterant of cheese, and. In point ot cleanliness, at least, has the advantage over rennea soap grease. ; j Two cows well sheltered in winter will produce more milk and butter than will three unsheltered, though ho more than half the feed required for the three should be given the two. It is stated that 150 butter and cheese factories have been built in Iowa daring 1881, making a total of 450 now in that State. There will probably be a large addition made to this number next spring. . - In Ireland the butter trade is reg ulated by act of Parliament. .The farm ers assemble in the morning and have all their casks arranged in the market 1 place, when the authorised ooopen proceed to take out the head of each cask, and the inspectors follow, without knowing to whom the packages belong, and mark the quality of each with prop er distinguishing characters. Don't stuff your cows with all the hay they can eat. Give them a chance to chew the cud once in a while, and thus remasticate the hay as it ought tc be before going -into the stomach. A continual filling up with hay distend the stomach unnaturally and. causes in digestion. The animal gets out of or der and gives neither as much nor at rich milk as she would if fed regularly at stated times with only such a quanti ty as she can properly digest. Farm ers waste their hay ana injure their cat tle sometimes by injudicious generosity. About Milking. '" Mr. L. B. Arnold gives his ideas about milking as follows: "The best sample of butter 1 1 have ever seen were made in private dairies, where only a few cows were kept. These samples have not been the result" of accident. They have, in all cases, come from skill and judgment in adapt ing means to ends.- The food employed has been grass and grain, or some of its froducts. The cows have been well se eded for the richness of milk, and for high flavor and color in its butter ele- -meats. The best butter never comes from cows that secrete low-flavored milk, stearine, instead of flavoring oils. Where the best butter is made the cows are all in good health and well supplied with fresh water, as well as with good food. No matter how good the normal quality of milk, thirst and starvation will spoil it for prime butter. It has also been noted that the cows have been gently treated. They are never hurried to or from the yard by dogs, or clubbed, or stoned, or harshly treated at milking or any other time. They are provided : with shade and protected against the annoyance of flies, and against the in clemencies of weather of every kind; in other words, there has been a Steady care to secure for them comfort and quiet. Then the milking has been reg ular, and the spaces of time between milkings equal; much depends on thisv Milking at four o'clock in the morning and eight at night never makes the finest butter or cheese. Sixteen hours, or "an approximation of it, are too long a time for the milk to remain in the udder, for the good of the milk or of the cows, especially when the flew is large. By crowding and straining tht bajj it becomes painful and feverish, and the butter fats, as well as other ele ments of milk, become altered in con sequence. There is nothing like a sound and healthy ndder, free from all feverishness, congestion and swelling, for secreting good milk. After milk has been once secreted it continues to suffer from change and absorption so long as it remains in the bag. It would be better to milk three times a day than to make a long space between milkings. It .is hardly - necessary . to say that' wherever the finest butter is made the milking is done in the most cleanly manner. It is so neatly . done that straining is of very little use; it might even be dispensed with but for the oc casional dropping of a stray hair. Who ever places much dependence on the strainer for securing clean milk will never make gilt edged butter. Allow ing dirt to get into the milk and then depending on the strainer to get it out is a poor apology for cleanliness. More or less of the dirt, especially everything of a soluble nature, and some that is not, is sure to lind its way through the meshes of the strainer with the crowd ing current of milk. The practice of using one cow's milk to wash the filth collected from another cow's milk, as hi frequently done by continuing to strain mess after mess through the same strainer without cleaning, does not con tribute anything toward gilt-edged but ter, and is not allowed where tho best butter is made. Then the tin pails (for I noticed wooden pails are not used where I find the best butter) and all the vessels used for handling or setting milk, are kept scrupulously clean. When used they are not left for the milk, and particularly the milk sugar, to dry and form a gummy coating to serve as a reservoir for infection, and which it is difficult to . get oft. They are attended to promptly, rinsed in cold water, washed in warm and scald ed in water actually boiling hot, and to avoid contamination from a sour dish cloth, are left to drain and dry without wiping." OverFeedlnr With Hay. Now that cows are about going int winter quarters, a hint about feeding hay may not be out of place. We ofter hear dairymen talk as if the height o skill in taking care of cows in the win ter was to get all the hay down that it is possible to crrm into them. " 1 giv my cows all the good hay I can get then; to eat," is the boastful remark often heard from a spirited and aspiring dairy man, though in doing so he is wasting good provender without promoting the beet welfare of his animals. It is a good thing to feed cows well, and to be sun that they have food enough to sustain them fully, but it is neither wise' noi economical to crowd them with a great bulk of hay of any quality. It is not wise to crowd any animal with a great bulk of coarse food. - A horse wQl do more work and do it easier, on moder ate feeds of hay than he will to crowd him with all that can be got down him. It is burdensome for him to move or ex ert his muscles with an over-distended stomach, and the too large ration will not be digested so well as a smaller one. These objections are more emphatically true with cows. It is the nature of ruminants to hurry down large meals when opportunity occurs, and then to lie by a long time to grind it over, acud at a time, till it is well pulverized. If pal atable food is offered to them they will take in one meal after another in such quick succession as to give very little Op portunity for remastication, and the suc cessive meals of half ground food will be crowded out of the rumen, one after another, imperfectly digested for the want of being properly pulverized. ' In this course of feeding the double loss from discomfort and imperfect diges tion is forcibly felt. Cows should have no more hay than they have time to remasticate, 'and if this is not enough for their necessities, they should have some easy digesting concentrated food along with it. The quantity of hay given should never exceed what they will eat np clean, and twice a day is often enough to give time for properly ruminating. Live Stock Journal. Many towns of the western coun ties of Pennsylvania have been com pelled to suspend their schools on ac count of scarlet fever and diphtheria. HOME AXD FARM. Hung np all your clothes wrong side out. - By this means any flying dust in the ' yard will not speck the surface nnder the iron. . ' . . A New York doctor declares that horses -ought to be treated to fruit and sugar now and then, and he agrees with ReV. Mr. Spurgeon that above all, one day's rest in seven is important for them. Printer's Pudding. One cup of sort chopped fine, two eggs, three tablespoonfuls of " sugar, J one cup - of milk, one cup of raisins, one cup of currants, one-half of a nutmeg, two tea spoonfuls of baking powder and . flour enough to make a batter. Boil for two hours. " Baked Milk. Put half a gallon of milk into a jar, and tie it down with writing-paper. Let it stand in a mod erately warm oven about 8 or 10 hours. It will then be of the consistence of cream. - It is used by persons who are weak and consumptive. . Sweet potatoes tequire a tempera ture of at least sixty' deg. for their pres ervation or they will decay very quickly. The pltvce of storage should also he dry. When a large quanity is to be kept over, a room in the house, or an outhouse specially prepared, or an upper loft in aome building may be provided with lath bins, and furnished with a stove so as to keep the temperature regular and sufficiently warm. ' Snow Craem. Beat the. whites of five eggs to a stiff froth, add two large spoonfuls of fine white sugar, a large spoonful of rose water, or pine apple. Beat the whole well together and add a pint of thick cream. . This is very nice to use. over grated ooooanut. Heap the oocoanut in-the- Center of a handsome dish. Pour over this several spoonfuls of the snow cream, and call it a dish of snow. , . . : - . . ' Pumpkin-pie. Stew , the pnmpkin very dry indeed ; take a pint of rich fflim, or if this is not obtainable, half a pintpf warm milk, with one-quarter of a pound of butter stirred well into it ; beat eight eggs very light, and stir them into the other ingredients, together with sugar enough to make it sweet; addt this a grated nutmeg, a large teaspoon, ful of powdered mace and cinnamon mixed, a wine-glass of rose-water mixed Xher, and a tiny pinch of salt; beat gether very -hard, and bake in a rich paste.. ..-?- Cellars must have ventilation in the coldest ' weather, and this should bo Srovided for bv making a double air ue from outside having two outlets one near the ground into -the bottom of the cellar, and one some feet above from the upper part of the cellar. A double window should then be provided which may be opened if necessary. Clean straw may be placed against the wall outside for protection; ' and held by boards or rails, and 'covered - with boards and some earth, but a cellar should always be built tight enough to need no such outside protection. - Pickled Purple Cabbage. Quarter the cabbage, lay in. a wooden tray, sprinkle thickly with salt, and set in the cellar until the next day; drain off the brine, wipe dry,' lay in the Sun for two hours, ar.d cover with cold vinegar for twelve hours ; "prepare thepickle by seasoning enough vinegar to cover the cabbage, with equal quantities of mace, cloves, whole white peppers, a cup of sugar to every gallon of vinegar, and a teaspoonful of celery seed . tor every pint; pack the cabbage in a stone jar; boil the vinefrar and spices five minutes and pour on hot; cover and set away in a cool, dry place. This will be ripe in six weeks. ..'" It has been generally supposed that Indian corn was so much of a tropical plant that Northern varieties, especially those large ones of tho Mississippi Val ley, would stand any reasonable amount of heat and drought both in the upper and lower cotton belts. But the experi ence of this year has corrected this no tion, for it is found that in Louisiana the Creole (that is the native corn) has pro duced fair crops under conditions of heat and drought where corn the product of ' Northern seed has wholly failed. This admits of the reasonable ness of the idea that there are varieties in existence capable of withstanding an unusual amount of drought and that at the same time will attain maturity un der a comparatively low summer tem perature, while there are others, which, having acquired the tendency to make strong and large root growth, "will yield good crops on comparatively poor soils. Sural Jeu Yorker. A Good Feeding- Pen. We have a farmer friend who has a' feeding pen, which he calls his "mort gage extinguisher" a good name, in deed, for its adoption by him permitted that blessed sort of a job to be done for his farm. Our friend is the owner of a quarter section in the central portion of the State, and the raising, of hogs has been the leading feature of his agricul tural work. Finding that he had ill lack with his hogs, he conceived the sensible idea that if he would feed his hogs on floors, keep them supplied with abundant good water.and where he could reasonably protect them against storms, he would escape, so he went to work on the following plan : Selecting a place sloping to the west in his hog lot, he buUt a pen, twenty by sixty feet. The posts were cut from the timber and put in so that the bottom of the pen wa four feet above the ground. He hewed out the timber necessary to make the frame good and strong, running a beam through the middle. .This wa covered with two-inch plank, twelve inches wide being used, with a slope of one foot in twenty. Sides and ends were put on four feet high of the same plank. A "run-away" was made at one corner for the hogs to run up to the feeding place. A water trough was put in, reaching along the whle upper ' side, eight inches deep and ten wide, out of two inch stuff. The water problem was settled by the digging of a well at the end of the pen, ' where the pump could turn its supply directly into the trough. At the lower side the planks serving as sides were raised two inches or more from the floor, so that the cobs and ex crement would work through and fall out. This pen, unroofed, was used one season ; then a light, movable roof was put up that could be run on rollers into sections, so that half the pen could be made to have sunlight. A platform was made on one side where a couple oi hundred bushels of corn could be piled up, to be shoveled . over as required. When the real work' of fattening came on, the pen was subdivided into six or more places, so that about twelve - 01 fifteen hogs were together. This pre vented piling up to a dangerous extent in the early cold weather, and kept them quiet. All that was fed those hogv counted. In the cold rains of the fall they were under good protection, and they were always ready for market about twenty days before any others in the neighborhood. Other improvements were made by our enterprising farmer. All the swill from the house was hauled away to the pen in a-barrel hung on pivoU, and emptied into a tank opening directly in to thetrongh, and by raising a two-incb gate the slop, which had been mixed with meal and stuff, so that it "soured," had free access to the "boarders" in the pen. This investment paid, and paid very largely. "It is the thing that has given us this farm ; it is our mortgaw e extinguisher,' and has no patent on it' said our friend, in whose cheerful home we found genuine hospitality. So wc give a picture of that pen as we saw it. and commend it as the best thing of tht kind we have seen. Osbaloota (Iowa Uerald. SCIENCE AKD INDUSTRY. There are sixteen electrio lamps in the laboratory department of the Wool wich Arsenal. - The workmen, while ap preciating the purer atmosphere result, mg from -this method of illumination, -complain of the shadows cast upon their work, and also that the intensity of .-the light impairs their eyesight. ' -'" A society for the promotion of ex perimentation in navigation of the-air has been formed in Berlin. All plausi ble ideas and inventions in that direc tion are to be encouraged, aided, and thoroughly tested. A permanent sta tion for giving aerial voyagers a good start on their flying trips is to"be pro-' .vidod. The pain object of the associa--tioff'will be' the attainment of bodo practical and trustworthy method of stecring.balloons or ether air ships, this being the first point to be overcome, and no progress being possible without it. ... . From a privately issued report on silk cultivation in the Chinese province of Kwangtung, it appears that in the Pakhoi district, on the southern sea board, wild silkworms are found, which feed on the camphor tree, and their silk is utilized ina" singular manner.' "Ac cording to Nature, when the caterpillar has attained its fall size, and is about to enter the papa state, it is cut open, and the silt extracted in a form much re sembling catgut. This substance hav ing undergone a process of hardening, makes excellent fish-line, and is gener ally used for that purpose in the Pakhof district. - . . The chicken-hatching machine- in the Paris Electrical Exhibition deserves celebration as .well as other electrical contrivances. It is an ordinary egg hatching machine, in which the heat is regulated by a thermometer, the surface of the mercury in which, as it rises or falls, acts by electric wires and a mag net upon a ventilator, which opens as soon as the heat rises to 104 degrees and shuts when it begins to fall too low. ' It has been observed that machine-hatched chickens suffer from lonesomeness, and do not eat so well as those who hear 1 mother's constant voice ; and so the in genious proprietor of this machine is now constructing a telephone which will convey to his- henless chicks,' scattered in different cages about a meadow, the clucking of a central hen. - - Charles Brush, of Cleveland, O., is declared to have perfected a new inven tion for storing electricity. The design consists of a battery in the same sense as in Plante's and Faure's,- bat the de tails are entirely different and do not infringe upon the rights of either. Mr. Brush uses for ' his storage reservoir metal plates so arranged that they are capable of receiving a very large charge of electricity and of holding it for an in definite time. The storage reservoii-s vary in size as desired, 1 may be trans- Sorted from place to place and used as esired. 'Each citizen may then run his own electric' light as he pleases; the plates can be put on street cars, con nected with the axles, and made to run the cars without horses,' and steam oars may be ultimately run in the same way. The practical character of the invention is said to be settled, and it is simply a matter of expense, but the details of the methods are not made public. ' , PITH A5D FOIST. ' The man who went to work with a will must have been a lawyer. Lowell Citizen. - - If one dog can be placed on ascent, how manydogs can be placed on a trade dollar? Waterbury American. ' The best watering-places in ' the world are the horse-troughs, full of run ning water, by the wayside. -V. O. Pio ayune. It was at the Musio Hall hot long since that a lady remarked to a visiting friend, after a solo on the big organ, " That's all very well, but you just wait till they put on the vox populi." Bos ton Courier. . It was a negro who remarked after a short but tempestuous voyage at sea that he was a land lubber. He said he lubbed it so well that he never want ed to go to sea again, for sure. Boston Transcript. . . ' . :' When an object is brought too close to the human eye it can not be seen ; for that reason we can not see a fault in ourselves which wo plainly see in others. P. S. And lots of us don't want to. Sicubenville Herald. A Rockland man saw advertised "a sure cure for drunkenness." '. He for warded the necessary dollar and re ceived by return mail, written on a val uable postal card in beautiful violet ink, the magic words, Don't drink." IlocklunS Courier. The force of habit will assert itself. A man Belling the carcass of his dead horse to a soap-fat man worked hard over the trade, and laid great stress up on the fact that the animal was of a kind disposition. He also lied about the age of the deceased. Boston Tost. , Christmas cards grow larger, more artistic and more expensive. . In a few years a young man that has only a couple of hundred dollars to .spend dur ing the holidays will be undecided whether to buy his girl a Christmas card or a gold watch and chain. Korristown Herald. . The landlords of Yorktown cele brated the Centennial by charging f 10 a day for beds in the hay -mow. If it waf the ancestors of these brigands who charged at Yorktown, we dont wonder that Cornwallis surrendered. Tho only wonder is that he didn't have to go back to England in his bare feet, with a blanket pinned around his neck. Bur lington llatckeie. A irialuen went Intn tho water To bathe; but ner mamma she aster. And Hf u-r aome effort she cuter. And back to the seabeach she b niter, Lite a lnml led away to the slater. 8be told her she alwHya had thater ' An oldtent, dutiful da'er. And tf she had done aa she'd tater, Sue'd have staid on theahore ; nud she'd a ter ltextt her desire for the water. Pvcb. Eeely and His Motor Secret. The contest for the possession of the secrets of the Keely motor promises to be a lively one. - In accordance with the resolution adopted at the meeting of the. Board of Directors last week, Mr. Keely yesterday forwarded to the New York Committee of Directors a statement of what he proposed to do for them. It is said that in tun document he agreed that a special committee of the directors might be appointed, for whom he would take his generator apart, make working drawings of the apparatus, and have them placed with a cafe deposit compa ny for the use of the stockholders in case of his death. The vitalizing force he holds to be his owa secret, and refuses to divulge how the power is obtained or anything relating to it. As a result of this the committee telegraphed to Phil adelphia for copies of certain contracts and some other agreements with Keely. They will meet to-day and compare the latest propositions of the motor man with some of his previous declarations. ' The members of the Board of Direc tors are fighting among themselves, the New Yorkers driving hard to compel Keely to revei.l his secrets, while the Philadelphians, who have his ear, are endeavoring to get the discoverer tc hold out until he secures a controlling interest in the stock. While this if transpiring the stock is being hammered down in the market, and is said it will reaoh $1 per share in a short time. If Keely persists in refusing to give up what he knows the New Yorkers de clare they will take him into court, hoping to obtain some information fron him tfcr. Philadelphia Becord. 1 .yj: f- ; im .T.-il ,1h ' . -i.)5 -. V! ' "J .--'-7.7 i:z '42 ;;4fe' 1 ... UTICA. N.Y., , iPlsooverej of DB MARCTJJjI'8 UTERINE CATHOLICOS a rosmvi COKE FOB female compuhts m This rttnadT will Act in harmncT with lbs Fe malasrstea at all times, and abo immediately opoo the abdominal and trterine muscles, and re store them to a healthy and strong condition. ' ,. Dr. Msrchisi's Uterine Catholicon will care f sffl Inf ot the womb, Lacorrncu, Chronic InfUmma--Uon and Ulceration of the Womb, Incidental Bemorrhan er Flooding, Painful, Suppressed sad Irrsgalar Henstrnation, -Kidney Complaint, and is eerjeciallr adsDted to the Change of Life. Send for pamphlet free. All letters of Inquiry trsslTi (TOR HAI.K BY ALL DHVKGISTS. swerea. -Aaaress aa ssots. Fries 8 l.oO par bottis. lie sure and ask for , Dr. Harchiai's uterine Catholicon. Take no other. - KREICER A EMERSON,Wellinton. BUY ill ESTEY .ORGAN .aruyou will have A fine assortment on exhibition at my rooms; to whicb the pub lic ar cordially invited. ' ; . - WM, VISCHER, ' : 27 General Manafr. : Wholesale and retail dealer in , STOVES, , ' AND : ,.- ' - '- - ; . He us 3 Furnishing Goods. . If yov want to have the best Cooking Range in. tlte market, buy the Majisdrd or Daniel E. .Paris Range. '. .; . ' If you wish to have the hand somest : Parlor Stove, get. the Westminster . " , 4 , '. If you wish to have the best Stove made, b uy the Paris Hard Coal Stove. . . .'" ..".""." :V " If you wish to have the best Parlor Stove for wood, buy the Yaie. ... . , . : In fact, if you wish a strictly first-class Stove of any of the best kinds in the .market, go to J. W. Wilbur's, at Wellington, O. where he will be pleased id see you., and it will, cost you, no thing to look over his large and fine assortment of Eastern stoves tSF Tin and Iron Hoofing, Eave Spouting, etc., done in a good, workmanlike manner.- J.W.WILBUR, ' ' WelUngton.Ob-io. ' ' . ' - ! i r.?: " -. J. W. HOtJGHTOlT. .......... . . i .- r J -DKALtR Patent Medicines, Dye Stuffs, Trusses, - and Shoulder Braces. - - OUR STOCK OF PATENT ME&ICINES embraces all of the standard goods, and is fresh, being purchased direct of J Manufacturers. We keep a full line at all times. , We have,. ., .-. also a large and will selected stock of y , j '. consisting of the finest and' best Perfhmes, Soaps, Cosmetics, Hair Brushes, Tooth Brushes, Combs, Mirrors, -etc., which are all first-class" goods,' " . and which will be 'sold very low. Our stock" of' ." ' " . ' , , will be closed out at actual cost, aud wi',1 afford all an opportunity to pttr-! V chase at a bargain. We have also a very-large line of the -, : best manufacturers of ' mm: itwttar; nm;-mt tmmm which we are offering et a great reduction all warranted. ... A fine stock of for medicinal purposes only. We cordially invite the public to call and examine our jjoods, confident that-.we can show them . . As Good Goods and; as Low . .Prices as any house in 'the State can afford.' . - ; West side Tublic Square, . Wet ling Ion, Ohio, ; , . t. - . . .11. 'ajfcaaaf , ' j ."&-B ;'- J J , i It VULZNGTOlf-MO VTBr - ' tw1 Wo other line rum Three Thronrh Pas ' sengrer Trains -Dally between- Chicas-o, Des -1 Moines, ijouneu ritum, Omaha. Lincoln, St. - -Joseph, Atchison, .Topeka and Kansas City.. Direct connections for all points In Kansas, neuraiLn, vuiuruuu, nyumiDK, sioniana, Ae- rada, New Mexico, Arisona, Idaho, Oregon ta4 ' ' California. , The Shortest. Sneedieat and Moat nnmfnrta. ble Route via Hapnibal to Fort Scott, Denlaon,. uaiina, nuusiuii, AuniQ. can AUMjmo, UaiTOB- ton and all points In Texas. -- H -a The unequalcd inducements offered by this Line to Travelers and Tourists, are as follows; The celebrated Pullman (lft-wbeel) Palace . Sleeping- Cars, run only on this Line. C B. ''; Q. Palace Drawing-Room Cars, with Rorton'i Reclining; Chairs. - No extra charge for Seatr in Reclining Chairs. The- famous C, B. 4 Q. . -Palace Dining Cars. Gorgeous Smoking Can " fitted with .Elegant High-Backed .Rattan Re volving Chairs for the exclusive use of first- class passengers. . Steel Track and Superior Equipment, com bined with heirjGreat Through Car Arrange-. ment. makes t his. above ail others, the favorite Route to the South, Soutb-West, and tho Fat ' West. ' Try It.'nnd you svllF flni trawling- a hrxuW--" '. Instead of a discomfort. .. v. ....... . Through Tickets via thiiT Celebrated tin ' ' for sale at oil offices in tho United States. and- Canada. - - - ..... All information about Hates or Fare, Sleep K Ing Car AccommnJations. Time Tables, Ac, will be cheerfully- riven, and" wlM send Ve to any address an elegant Count Map of United . -j atates. iQ colors, by applying to. '' '" " " -'!1 i "PSftCIVAO, LnWEIA.Y v.. General PaMcnKrr A gent. Chicago..", ' . T. J. PORTE K, :t General Manager, Chicago. - Popular-Tho roug hfar.e BETWEEN THE T1A ST ,yus'I l j THE GEEAT .'BEE 'l.ilTEOXJTS" ' . C. C. C. A. I. B'w. .. in ,t-i . ..- . ' i.-. No Midnight Crraneesi Fast Trained- Connections In Union Depots for all principal points EaW, Wt-fct and Soulb.! Br Xbis JUne - - special facilities are sff irdcd parlies moving to the far West, in the way of low rates and '- ; iHO EMIGRANT TRAIftS t" All classes .of passengers are Van-led ' ihroueh on K.xprbss Trains, equipped with ill modern appliances to Vnsure speed, com- fort and safety. Elegant Da; Coarbes, Draw-- t ing-Koom and Sleeping Cars, Reclining Chair Cars and Hotel Cargf attached Uycll-Expfess -I . Trains between ' .,v 4. ,,. .lerehd,&. li- Louis .- sxi :Mm;o!ii. - Drawing-Koom and Sleeping Cars with -Day"-' Coaches Cleveland t Ciualnnati and Colam-Hi t' . DUS, WITHOUT CHANGS. -O ' Consult yoor best interests by atklpgfo audi. .'4 receiving a ticket via C C. C. & I. Railway. For ma pu, time-tables and other jnformaUoa, ask four local Ticket AgenU ,. .. . c. j A. j.' SMITH, Gen. Pas. A't E. B. THOMAS, Gen. Managers t. ,. yU Trait:' leave Wellington" 'Station 'on lhi" line a follows: a i 44 , ; m t", i st .GOISQ WEST, Pi , .tv-j 7.i;v.i;; So. 11 Cleveland & lad'poli i.j 8.48 a.m.'r ! o. 7 Columbus Express 4.45p.m. No. - ichr Express... t 9.0 ).00 p.r V,. '). T 1 I? . . . V. 8.43a.B ' , GOING AST. ..... No. 2f Night Express..''. . .'.'...'.,' 543 a.m... No. H Cleveland Accommodation 8.48 a.m. - No. 13 New York Express 1.40 p.m. ' No. 6 New York Express 0.00 p.m. No. 2d Local Freight...... i j i .-'... .1. 8:18 p.m. - Bare yo seen tne lew Trusses recently pot on tne market by the "i.Lri.orn Hard Rvbbek Tares Co.. cf N. w York City? They require no leagthyeer ;.":-r tlncates any man of ordinary Intelligence can see that they are the most aenslble. aa well as the finest appU ancefl for tho : - Relief and Cure of Hernia" . ' yet invented. Xothtnff can eqnl them tor lightness --'- efficiency and comfort. For Sals by JiWi HOUGHTON..? - ' .. .'T .....-iEtJ'ISOTOit.jOHIO . .,' Aceata waateat ftor tlae KJffe ana Weak GAUFIELD. Tb onlt complete atorr of bia noble life and tri dpftth. Frost, brilliant, reltebl. BlmoUr printed ia - KncUih mm (rtrniM x bear. id Gcnmuii beautifully liitwtratetf ; nMlOMBleij DOUQU. WSI Mil I Of DwK m X. li-hed. Bt Jnh. C BidpUa. LI. IK .P A II'I'I rtW 1)0 not ay tb cuchpemy, r VAU llUlli vamped campaign books with vbiefc tb. ocntry t flooded.- They -ar nUerkr wort bless ; an outrage upon the memory of the (Treat dead, and a base fraudjaa ftb pabiie. Tbia book ia entirely mew. The ooly work worthy the theme, bend M& im fStanaepe) for Atanatat. - JO. Slid flftOTHbiui & CO., Publiihexa, Ciacuiaatu loo m um DMiioriMoripwxwiMTwpai VeW-l"l"nfri Ti i iif JCwl IX- JY W. HOT7G2ZT02T. .T.2S.TJS rTH t J ON es?Y . rfl Haro Rubber Vft ill if 1 , 4 H i t . I