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UI MDI IN TEN IlOG L.
lit hdy we n l a ds,
Sh w alks by 'upc r.;u
I know wherhe o s p.1mw stad
Amld the amage tmees.
The tervid-beaten passion dower
lun r in bher ggauldn .ver;
The ..bli blses y by her Mower,
The pal. traee wave ove hber.
The sky that pgrets her upward view
In one Vast sun-lit 4dour,
Is like that orbt's erul-can hu
In tiea's ehurch at IKuo.
And wbhen dey's glories sl.wly di,
And wlkl birds sinlgl n, mlre
TIhe smutbera nes then hlises high
The clouds Magellan rw.
Ilnoe day wbew bills are growing dark,
And wthe I lo'g for rt,
I'll step stsar.l my little bark
And staer bertoward the west.
And seek my lady In the land
Where sumnwr dies no more.
And when I reach that tropte strand
My wand'rtaga will be uer.
Lad ret I know whea enld, lark seas
rak on a wintry strand;
We sanowy Aklds and leafe es ties
Are over all the land;
I know that were she with am nmo
llnmwever old and dre
TIb winter's wind blew o'er my brow,
Ikl'd mak a s amr here.
--lr nj £h*-
A W W aw r
"I wish you would'at fidget so,
Harry. Hlow do )on peot we can
et the pitures arranged when you
joggle the table in that outrageous
"Well, I'm sure. Nell." answered
the accuswd, deprecatingly, "It's
rather rough on a fellow to be com
pelled to sit the best part of an even
rng handing the pste po: and sortnlag
fancy cards. I tboult you had out
grown that sort of thing when you put
away your school books."
"That shows all you know." was
the contemptuous rejoinder. "As if
these albumsn were not all the rage,
and Alice, so good and thoughtfuil.
rmlang nall the newest and loveliest
erds from Paris. Why. my dear boy
(this n a triumphant tone.) my book
will be a long way the most beautiful
one in town.
"Yes, I know," mattered the young
man. with a reprehensible lack of in
terest. "But you promised to let me t
row you across Silver Lake this even
Lag. The moonlIght nights are nearly
os d we haven't settled llything
"Cas't you talk bfore Aliee I'm
ure we we needn't mind her."
Here I. belag the Aline referred to. I
hastily ros and ofered to resign my
peti as "ster-ain-chef."
"No, o," k eUll elainmed.
"I'm going toget some more peast,"
""W doa't ob w melageIr'
uei ary Ina concililtory tow,
reldming hiself to the inevitable.
"Beuse we haven't say, sad they a
are out of it at the stationer'., so we
thought a little home-made material I
would do as we"
"Oa, an, It won't." ejaclatd
Harry, with alacrity. "I wouldn't do
say more just now. It would be far
better to wait and finsh your work
with the stiut Come (this very
p i ly), a little row will do ou
ood' idss Alice will perhps til
ms," ocatiaued our hero, with a sasp
elous lack of warmth.
Gracefully declining the anvItation,
I watched the young lovers slowly
treading Miller's lame.
"About an hour had elapsed, sad It
was comfortably doing my hair pre
paratory to seeking my downy couch. c
when Nell rushed in my room with a
blaiat ayes* and heightened color, 4
and linging herself on a oLhar, ex- a
elaimed, "airry and I have had such a
"Indeed." I reold. unmoved by a t
statement whose reeurrence could be
estimated as happeing about once
every twenty-four hours.
Yes," said Nelil, somewhat crushed
by my lack of sympathy. "and, Alie,
It was all about a maesable box of
bonboes which Fred. Clarke. that
clever young awyer, brought me from
the city. Harry said be wishbed I
would get over my childsh love of
sweets, that it was ruinous to the di.
gstion, to say nothing of my lovely
eeth. 1 tod him bhe only made my
hife an excuse, that the truth of the
matter was jealousy. Jealousy about
poor Free., and he needn't tlink be.
euse e had Just taken his doctor's
diploma that he could commence rao
ties with me as his tirst patient Well
you can readily understand, dear, bow
one word led to another, but when
Harry wound up in hijooneeited way
by declaring medioine to be a noble
profession and law a despieable one, I
ll you I couldn't stand it, sad I .n
formed His IIghneas that I would
never speak to-him again unless he
made me an apology, and what do you
think? The wretch laughed and
walked of, saying: 'Oh, certainly,
Miss Nicolls, I'll make a sweet apol
egy, " and with a burst of tears sweet
ell., who after all was little more
than a child, relapsed into despir on
a macrame tidy, thereby reduclog the
red ribbons to rredleemable dampness.
L with my five years' seniority, hardly
knew what consolation would prove
most efficacious in soothing indignant
It wa:s useless to indicate that it was
a mnre boy and girl spat about a stick
of candy, or that it was quite proper
for an incipient physician to object to
as undue indulgene' in swee,'t., or t,o
hint at the flattery wliiet is always
conveyed by the demlon .f jetalousy.
All these suggstiolls acrer rceiwvd
with scorn, from the indisiltable fast
that Harry had na:lI, himself dis:a
eable "from the tirnt," obljehti;lg I.
harmless amusemrent of "makin%
an album," gling vent to mreme
regarding the pictare. the paste and
various other things conmneted with
the artistic empovyment.
.*Nell! Nell!" yell.h the musical
Tommy, as my oousin's brother was?
called. "here's a package for you."
We were most comfortably disposed
on an old -h.awl. with hooks andi work,.
in the grove. ju.t to the left of the old
No reference had leen made to the
last night. but my Nell had lost that
buovancy of spirits which rendered us
all her willing subjects. Full of curi
osity we awaited the coming of the
dreadful boy, who burst uponu us
l)reathless but grinning, bearing aloft
a heavy parcel about the size of a large
lie dropped it into her lap and
gasped: "* ith Harry Blessings's eom
pliments. The colored man brought
it. and he said there was no answer.
Hurry up; let's see what It is. I'll
open IL. I'll ut the string. Here's a
knife," volunteered the voluble and
obl ng Tommy.
Tie removal of sundry rolls of the
thick brown paper islosed to our
mas a round glas jar. seurely sealed.
iled with some thik. golden luid.
What can is be we exclaimed sm
"What a lovely color," added NelL
There is nolabel on it. I wonder
what -" she paused and tamed the
pretty ir slowly round sad round.
"Why, you two gooses," politely re
marked Tom "why, it's homney-strain.
ed honey. Old man Blessing is crasy
about bees, and your beau knows how
'gone' you are on sweets, and of
course he'd be sure to send you some
of his first erop."
"But isn't it a little early In the sea.
on for honey, Tom?" I ventured.
'Karlyl Of course not. Why. I
seed a whole tow of jars just like
them an Killer's grocery yesterday."
This decided ll doubt on the mat
ter. and with a happy laugh and brim
mnnl over with importance. Nell dis
patched Tom to ask auntie if we might
have hot biscuits for teasand Tommy,
dear." added our heroine inlanuating
ly, "you'll run over to Willow Farm.
won't you, with a note, and I'll inlish
your reins before you get back"r
"All right; see that you do," was
the ptronlsing respoese, as he rash
Sdofto eetehis mission. As soon
as he was well out of sight and sound.
Nell exclaimed "Why, Alie, don't
you see Why, it's as elear as day.
oor Harry F how olever of him."
Perceiving that I did not eompre
bed, she ootlnued : "Don'tyrou r
member how provoked I was beause
uarry declared emphatiealy that of
eeutse be would make me an apologyf
-a sweet apology'-ad-here it rs
--hoding it up againt the runliht,
triumphantly. I shall sead him a
deer httle note, sa, the apology I
accepted. and ask to tea and
la'pin the swee treasure in both
- E! l h astened to the
u ense, and lost no time in puning a
ew worda whLeh weold rdon and
roall the erring one. nt Mary
ve us earte blaamhe, and mueek d.
light was expressed at the prepect of
ight bisesni fresh butter and olde
srumps ow 1ow woos ese
repeataat swain. Greeted with
smiles was he by a lovel UUttle maid
ea,dressed a ex tely fitting
pma blue cashmer roe, particularly
becoming to my fair cousia.
Not a word wassaid in reerence to
As for Harry. he looked a picture
of pusaleddelight at his love's mag
nanimty. We seated ourselves about
Aunt 's bountiful board, and
after each had been served with cold
chicken, jelly and light snowy biscuits,
almost too hot to touch, conversation
elle what nl the world have you
got that thing there for "r' Inqured
Mr. B ng, Indl ti the Jar.
'Just wat and you will see, nodded
our pretty hostess, as with dexterous
fingers she qulekly loosened the top.
At this moment I notloed a pecullar
smile pass over Mr. Blessing s cos -
Expectant Tommy. who could no
longer restrain his feelings, demanded
liberal and immediate distribution.
*"Tom. keep quiest " cried Nell. "It's
my turn first."
Of course. that's ouly falr." echoed
the chorus at the table.
"But hadn't you better wait till-"
*"I don't see the reason why." stam
mered the bewildered Harry
The chorus united in a full cry of
"Oh, hushr' "That'll dol" 'Give us
somer' et., ete., until our friend Har
ry wasrendered quits sudible.
Nell poured a ameroue quantity of
o w her d eleouly buttered
"Ahr' murmured she, raising t to
•* Ahl' eehoed the sympathetic
chorus. The lovely mouth elosed
quickly over a goodly te.
•"NeUr srieked aIrrI , "what are
you doing!" and grasping her arm he
sprang from his chair, overturning the
jar and ruining the blm eashmere for
My cousin covered her tfee with a
napkin and fled from the room. I fol
lowed her. Mr. Blessing did not wait
further developmentss. Tom rolled
on the floor in an ecstasy of merri
ment, while poor Aunt Mary and Un
cle James were left solitary and sur
prised at the tea table.
It is necessary to tell our readers
how vainly poor Harry tried to ex
plain that in the humility of his spirit
he had purchased a large jar e the
very finest liquid glue at r's gro
cery, and bow he contemplated help
lug with heart and uand to complete
the album which had ooeasioed so
much disturbance. e had brought a
charming collection of peace olferins '
and was naturally confused to find his
m illage placed upon the supper ta
I am sure you will readily see that
nothing short of unceasing devotion
to fancy pieture albums, albums large
and small. of all sorts and shapes and
sizes, together with a collection of
character cards from all corrers of
the civilised world, and. nla addition,
an humble subhmmission to the inevit-,
able in the form of cream-choeolate
bon-bons-then. and not till then, did
our fair Nell accept a "a sweet apol
flesab a Putatee.
The caese of the injury called
"scab" upon the potato has not been
well worked out. and it can not be as
serted as certainly known. Propably
several diseases are included undet
this commos name. But a negative
point which may be considered thor
oughly settled, Is that insects are not
the authoa of the mischief. Them is,
to be sune, an appearance of lasect
work, but nothing whatever has been
observed to prove that th have ay
thing to do with the malady, whle
man facts disprove it. disese
has ben attrmbuted to earth-worms,
but is this amaln we have only guess
work, and the negative evidece is
quite strong. One or more sepele ci
"ungi have been accredited with the,
destructive work. yet little is really
known about these ageats rather than
results. A fungus named Zmiaofeoe
Seead is found on potatoes leaving
either sinrly or in groups, little pus
tes ian the skin, making a peculiar
roughness, which is celled scab by
many. This, however is certainly
differet from the corroded spots to
which the ame is moe appropriately
_ any one will take the trouble to
look at the year-old twl of most trees
ad shrubs, be will readiy fnd the
bark, little light-colored, rough sas.
These are known to botanists as ten
tices, and consist of eork-like forma
as, the sellsof which soo lose the
power of absorbing water, and of
course die. They are, however, nor
mal growths, and cannot be elassed as
disease pedets. .They likewise co
cr on the potato talr, which it is
worth the while to remember s a true
branch of the stem, and in this respeet
Slike ordinary aerial brabches. at
it is elaimed that under some eiream
stanme these lesticle are beginning
points of rupture and de in the
skis ad that the final r t ofthis
s the scab without the latervention of
-ay living, external aget. Too much
water and too much nitrogenous m
ure ar the principal causes given
icr th eork-like development. The
diease is certainly worse on rich aad
wet lad. In answer to the question
Swill ay, that so far as known, the
essive at d r vedevarriedto a
through srround s adverse the
potat. ad that there nothin of a
otagious character in the mad.
The sah on the seed can not, in thi
view, aSet the neat crop. The difer.
snsi a the structure of the skia d
ifelrent varieties is quite eobouh toI
account for the facts noted in thetter
o inquiry.--e,*'ds foruer.
dpor.-td S C.------
aeteoven's Lasi Days
While Journeynla to Vienna on foot,
beam be was too poor to pay for
rid Beethoven. the great composer, ,
staid oe night at a small farm.
house. During the night. becomning
feverish and restless, he rTos to take
the air, and went forth from the'
dwelling In bare feet. Beethovee
wandered about till early morning,
when he returned to the house, not
knowing whither he had gone. He
had been seised with a severe chill,
and his mind was already wandering.
Dropy on the chest was found to have
deoed itself, and within two days.
spite of all care and skill it was pro
noened that Beethoven must die.
Ashe lay upon his bed, pale and in
great suoring a man entered. It
was Hammel, the friend of many
jears-his only friend. He had learn
ed of his illness while on a vist to
Vienna, and came not only to nurse
him but to bring him money. It was
too late 1
His eyes shone, he struggled for at
tersace, and at length gasped: "Is it
true, dear lammel that I have some
talent. after all r' These were the
last words of Beethoven. He was
buried in the ittle cemetery of
DobMln, ad vry reetly his
rm s have been r emoved b tho
great cemetery d Vienn, In compunj
with thoseof Selubert, who earnestl,
desred to he buried by his sid-
Blec e aed 's Meqeins.
AT eta f !R ap.
TheI ebrdrfei sapres tells of a
remarkable feat oa horemanship by a
co-r a Wasbkas. Ao of
L--br had wahm to Md rod by
to one o theTr number who was t
leave on the train. Just as the train
was fairly under wa the d
vaquero shouted that had
left his overoot. A hurried cosult.
taon was held, and as a resuls Dan
Farey was quickly In the saddle,
plunging both rowels in his steed, and
away and away. over ditehee, through
the bsh, up the hills and down
the ws, as for
dear life, like a t ougi-blooded
cowboy. It was a hard run, but In
about a mile and a half Dan over
hauled the train, and the eoaduetor
ckead speed so that he eonld
deliver the coat It is needless to
ay that Den rode a good heess.-Al
Leuts OhioDM" a uMw
- PASSIN EV NT .
A New Mexican recently eame upon
the body of a Pueblo Iadian strapped
to a tree, in Valencia county. An ex
amination showed that the Indian had
been fastened to the tree alive sand left
there to starve.
Robbery has become so common in
Cheyenne. Wyoming. after night-fall'
that it is dangerous to traverse the
treets. A numberof vicious elements
save .been notilied by the authorities
to leave the place.
The president of a Hartford irs lin
surance company, being impressed by
the evils of over insurance, ask for
legislation to forbid the payment, in
any ase, of more than three-fourths
the amount of the loss.
By order of the city authorities, every
saloon in Abilene. Kas., was elosed a
ew Sundays ago. The saoon-keepers
romptly gave expression to the gen
era feeling of woe by hanging havy
olds of crape on their elosed doors.
A shark measuring fifteen feet four
and three-quarter inches was captured
v an Itallan fisherman in Sen Fran
eis aly. Upon being cut open it was
iscovered that its stomach eoutalred
aboot, an old hat, and a number of
A hog was reeently killed at Bloom
ig Grove. Sullivam county, New York.
ad when dressed a thick wire four
teen inches long was found in the
lights and pressed against the heart.
Though twisted and coiled in different
shapes and forced into the vitals, the
og was apparently as hearty as ever.
According to the United States sur
eon general's annual report, the
oath rate for colored troops has, for
the first time since their organization,
allen below that for white troops.
Their mortality from respiratory af
Ic-tions-usually pneumonia - is more
han four times as great as that of
The Indiana Plhernseet says that a
woman. who has her letters directed
to the New York post oflee, claims to
eure cancer by means of a direct rev
elation from her "dear Lord." Her
ircular winds up with : "Praise God,
Iront whom all blessinls flow ; four
unce bottles, $ ; eigt-ounce, $t."
rhe editor says : "It will be seen that
the financial part of the business is the
bi end of the log."
An ingenlus contrivance for pre-!
serving tshe records of ships lost at sea
-as been invented by a Mr. I)uncan
aeclair. a reident of New Zealand.
t consists of an inner and outer case,
he lower ends of which are open and
ounected by a plate in the form of a
ring. This has a cork filling and a
eparable tube attached at its lower
snd to a cap plate screwing into the
_ottom ring-shaped plate.
A person writing to an advertiser
f "a lot of stock cheap for speculative
r schedule purposes," was informed
hat eertifeates representing an origin
I anvestment of $60,000 in a miniag
allure could be bought for $100,
the pnrchaser, In c he deemed it
worth while to turn heakrupt, 'might
but them la the place of their face
imount in cash. and then inform the1
r.editors that they stood fur a lowes of
One of the United States topograph
ical engineers says in The Carsom Ap
peel "Attention was attracted to
ward the hot springs at Steamboat by
the discovery that cinnabar was being
slowly deposited by chemical action.
The government accordingly sent out
four of us to make a topographical
survey of the locality. The survey
will embrace a tract three miles wide
by four in length. The length runs
east and west. and the wonderful
springs are in the ceneter of the area.
Wet nd that cinnabar is being depos
ited, and this is the only known place
In the world where the interesting pro
cess is still going on."
Some day, writes a Washington cor
respondent of The DBotot Ha.t, Lieut.
Garliigton will be found to have done
brave deeds and to have made a more
successful fight against the elements
than any one else who has been con
neoted with the signal-service Arctic
expeditions. His retreat over six!
hundred miles in open boats, and the
consequent saving of the lives of all
his men, was pluckier and sbowed
more judgement than anything done
b" the last expedition. He was prac
tioally in the same situation and was
further north when his ship was lost
than Greely was at Cape Sabino.
Greely. too, had boats, as Garlington
had, but the latter took to them. made
his journey and saved his men, while
Greely knocked his boats to pieces for
fuel and lost most of his party by
In New York there is not much in
luenoe attached to the stage. A play
Is looked on as a divertisement. There
is no doubt that good plays ereate a
good tone of thought, but they are not
caleulated in this self-willed age to ef
feet a reformation in modes or man
ners. People in these parts go to the
theater to be amused and interested,
not to have their propensities Influ
enced. Teim Orientals, however, are
more impressed by the drama. Among
the Hindoo eastes there has been of
late considerable agitation with re
spect to infant marriages and infored
widowhood. A desire for reform in
these respects isevinced. The Hidoce
are p r ning In European civilisa
tioa. They consider the influence of
the stage to be great, and to further
reform n the dtre3tions referred to, a
play on the subject, from the reform
er' point of view, has been written by
a Nabratta dramatist. The play bas
been produced at Bombay, sad has
created great excitement among the
natives who throng nightly to wiames
FAIN[ AND GARDU.
Mllch cows should always be fed
Feed carrots to color the milk sad
make the butter yellow.
Grooming the cows is a work whbld
always brings a good return.
Thepearr delights In a deep, rich.
warm lot, with a clay subsoil.
Iowa walks of with the best prie
for butter at the New Orleans expoes.
heither phosphoric aeld nor potash
leave the soil except as they are takes
up by plants.
"Crackllags" as food tor poultry
ill answer san excellent purpose In
supplylng animal food.
Treat the onws kindly. Harsh treat.
meet will make them bold their milk,
and dry themselves up.
It is said and well proved that the
more quiet sheep are kept the more
quickly they will fatten.
Watho that lies do not lafeet the
dlary stook. They often come, no one
ema tell bow. nor whence.
Remember the harnesses and tooe
of all kinds, and put them in thorough
repair for the spring campaign.
A little good feed, mixed with a
good deal of thoughtful attention. Is
what makes the lock do its best.
The wool trade of St. Louis aggre
gated about 12.10.000 pounds in 1864,
against 18,86,,.729 pounds in 1818.
Do not allow the poultry to stand
around in the snow, but give it a dry
place to run under In the day time.
Incoming cows should have a limit.
ed diet of drv hay. with a little bran,
for a few weeks previous to calving.
No field on the farm is so unfairly
treated as that containing the orchard.
The chief cause of orchards -'running
out" is an exhausted soil.
Reports show that the number of
sheep in (reat Brit;an has sufiered a
great reduction in the past ten years,
something over 6MM),tIu0 head.
In driving the cows. never hurry
them; as when their udders are full of
milk, or they are heavy with calf, it is
very likely to do them permanent in.
The cherry grows best in a rich,
warm, sandy loam. If a mulch of
leves, straw or brush Is put around
them they will be very much benefited
John Splan, a noted horseman, says
a quart of oatmeal n a paill of water
will freshen a horse after hard driv.
.d f repare his stomach for more
The best treatment for an orehard,
after it comes into bearing, is to make
a hog pasture of it. If clover is sown.
and the pigs allowed to feed upon it.
the soil will improve-and so will the
+,;... -- -
We se lhoesea ltsms.
The editor of an Oah slaper, in e,~ment
g on several cases in that city where etil
seaa fin ag ps'.euea'i"atup itc,
poisons and narc ticf arcu.w1e daltltlro,. than
Irearm Moth NLr.r huld nolt this and fur
thermore that ,different l.krt, of Health, after
making careful anLat~.* hiave rtl'ttt that the
oely purply v...tal mlm rat, of tht. kiand,
as one that is in eyr.y- wIlay hrn.. -,romlpt
nd effective, is ld ttar ('tugh u'lr. Mar
Latrol of ltaltirnor", and the ('omlmissioner
of Health, have publicly a,dorsed tli. valu
,~~~~ - m i . .
It Is a well-Known fact that sheep
love bright line hay, and will eat it
cleaner and do better on it that on the
coarse hay; while cattle seem to relish
the coarse hay and fuddera even better
than the very line. It would not be
much trouble to fled accordingly.
If you are keeping cows for the
dairy. or to give milk and make but
ter, keep only the kind that will give
the greatest quantity of your spec.iality
-butter cows, if it is butter; and if it
is milk, then keep cows of one of the
milk breeds, says the Pittsburg Stock
The Orange County Fnrmer :ways:
,*The sugar beet is preferred among
the roots for sheep, being most pala
table and containing the most solid
nutritious matter." However. sweet
turnips are preferred by mann) prac
tical sheep feeders, among whom are
Give to the cows none but the best
and purest food. With no other stck
is this so essential, for the reason that
it has been fully demonstrated by
competent authorities that the milk is
a very prolific source of transamiting
disease germs from impure food. and
espeeslla from Impure water.
Meadows and pastures need refresh
nag with new seed as well ws with mas
nure at intervals. The seed should be
sown with each dressing of compost.
Repeated cutting and pasturing weak
ens the grass and destroys some of it,
and the thick, healthy sod is only kept
up by occasional reseeding.
The reeeipts of wool at Chicago last
year were 41,696,606 pounds, against
40,422,,62 pounds for the year 1M83,
and for the year 1882, 36,660.990
puands, which shows an inerease in
the sales of nearly 1.600,000 pounds
over the year 1184. and over .,000.000
pounds over the amount received ina
ThL ecmmisloer of eduestion plarn the
mimber of msdiel studentrl this eonatry In
ISIi at 6,051; it IaS we lad 15,11. Tim
madltal shools daring this period iacrearl
er m 44 to InL
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