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Did you see the remanent march away? Oh, but the day was fair and fine! The flags were many, the music gay, .And the companies measured a goodly lir.e, And their pulses bounded with life's red wine. There were many to cheer, and some to pray That Cay the regiment marched away. D!d ycu see the regiment march away? Oh, but the s!ght was grand and fine! As the musket3 gleamed in the clear sun chine. Scarce c man In the ranks whose head was gray, But the knights of youth la trim array Stepped sice by side down the city street, ' To the bugles' call and the drums' glad beat, And so the regiment marched away. Did ycu see that regiment marching back? Oh, but the sight was glad to see! Oh, but the sight was sad to see! Each man looked lit to drop in his track, Harvard and weary with misery; For toil ar.d hunger and fever pain Had troubled them sere, and,travel stain. Had darkened the faces and dulled the shire Of the trappings; and, oh, 'twas a shrunk en lir.e, For many were missing aye, some were slain Who hs.d meant to march in that street ac;aiii, "When the gallant regiment came back. Did ycu see the boys come marching back? Scarce could they travel a mile or two Weakened and wearied through and through; "But thousands crowded along their track, .For the city was proud to welcome them back, And eager to honor the heroes true, IWfco had never wavered; and many a name fWas written high on the scroll of fame, For the eyes of the whole round world to see! So, freed from war and Its misery. The gallant regiment came back! mma A. Lente, in Ledger Monthly. A WAR-TIME SCRAP. Which a Teamster Showed His Colonel Something About , the Manly Art. "The Tennessee regiments that -were In the union service," said the major, had more fight to the square inch in them than any other regiments in !the army of the Cumberland. Many of the Kentucky regiments in the union service were built up on the same plan. This was particularly the case with Ihe cavalry. The officers and men had a devil-may-care way about them that seemed indifferent. But when they went into a fight they meant business. Col. Kobert M. Kelly, of one of the Ken tucky cavalry regiments, was a charac ter. On one occasion he had spent the night, or a good part of it, playing poker in the tent of Col. James S. Jack son, who also commanded a Kentucky cavalry regiment. "Kelly left his pipe, a favorite one, in Jackson's tent, and he was very much concerned about it. The next lay, as Jackson was galloping along at ihe head of his regiment under orders to attack a given point, Kelly rode lfter him in a state of great excitement, and Jackson, supposing that he carried most important orders, halted the . HE THREW THE COLONEL. DOWN. whole command. Kelly rode up and said to the expectant colonel: "Did you find my pipe?" Jackson burst into a roar of profanity, ordered the reg iment forward, and to ride over Kelly if he did" not get out of the way, saj - ing to the colonel that he might go to a very warm place and smoke his blamed old pipe to his heart's content. "When the regiment was near Bowl ing Green in the earl' part of 1S62, Jackson was -er3' much annoyed be cause his regimental train was stuck in the mud. lie took his revenue bv abusing a teamster, who seemed to be in part responsible for the trouble. The teamster took this abuse quietly for a time, but finally turned on Jack son with the remark that the colonel -was safe simply because he wore shoul ler straps, lie declared further that no man, shoulder Svaps or no shoulder straps, could insult him as Jackson had done, and that the time might come when Jackson was not protected by shoulder straps, and then he would lick liim as sure as he was alive. "Jackson sprang from his horse, "threw off his coat and shoulder straps, and turned on the teamster, saying 'Now I have no shoulder straps, what are you going to do about it?' The "teamster threw off his blouse, and, after a pass or two at the colonel, clinched, threw him down, and pummeled him until the colonel said 'enough!' The old-fashioned rough and tumble fight was witnessed by a good many officers and teamsters, who wondered what would happen when the colonel got up Knowing, how violent he was when in a passion, they expected to see him ..shoot thej teamster. Instead of that he put on his coat, mounted his horse and rode away without saying a word Chicago Inter Ocean. AN AMERICAN NAPOLEON. Interesting Anecdotes of Gen. Xathaa B. Forrest, a. Rare Mili tary Genius. Lord Wolseley, commander of the English army, and Gen. W. T. Sherman have said that had Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest received a military education he would have been the greatest figure of the civil war. After reading the bi ography of the celebrated confederate cavalry leader, which has been writ ten by Br. John A. Wyeth, it is easy to understand why Forrest should be so esteemed by all who are best quali fied to judge. Gen. Forrest was keenly appreciative of the necessity of giving his personal attention to the smallest details con nected with his military operations in order io achieve success. He was not content to accept reports from even his most trusted and faithful subordinates, but he made careful inspection of his artillery, the harness and the condi tion of the animals, as well as the men, and held his officers strictly accounta ble for keeping his command supplied with. ammunition, forage and rations. Nothing seemed to escape his careful scrutiny. When on the march, which usually began at da3'light, he would take his place by the roadside and ob serve regiment after regiment as they GEN. NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST. passed before him. He would then mount his horse and ride through the column from rear to front. If it were raining and he saw a cart ridge box exposed to the weather, the delinquent need expect no mercy from the commander. If in crossing a stream a soldier permitted his ammunition to get wet, he might consider himself for tunate to escape with a reprimand. His quick eye readily detected a lame or tender-footed animal, or one that did not seem to be well-fed or properly cared for. A veteran of Forrest's com mand informed the writer that on one occasion the general ordered him to leave the ranks, remarking: "Why dW you let your horse's back get sore? Take your saddle off and let me see what's the matter." On exposing the animal's back it was found to be chafed. Forrest reprimanded him and dis mounted to give him a practical lesson in the manner of rolling the blanket so that the pressure would be taken from the abraded surface. As he rode away the general remarked: "You must never again let me see you rid ing a horse with a sore back; there is no need of it." A few days later the general recognized the same trooper, and also noticed that he had not fixed the blanket as he had been instructed, and, narrating the circumstance, the trooper said: "I did not get off so easily that time. The general gave me , but it taught me a lesson 1 never forgot." The precautions he took for the com fort and safety of his men were fully appreciated and formed one of the strong bonds of attachment between the soldiers and their commander. When they bivouacked for the night in proximity to the enemy he never rest ed until he saw in person that the pick ets were properly posted and that ex perienced and reliable men were de tailed for important duties. His men felt the most implicit reliance in this watchful care of themselves. A lieuten ant of the escort said: "We had that confidence in him which I imagine the old guard had in Napoleon. On one oc casion, while we were supposed to be in a very dangerous position, with the enemy all about us, we were ordered to go into camp for the night. There were some new recruits with us, who, seeing the older members of the command pre paring to lie down and go to sleep, said : 'You don't expect to lie down and go to sleep with the enemy all around you, do you?' The answer was: 'Of course we do; Gen. Forrest told us to do it.'" Harper's Book Notes. Grant's Brevity. Gen. Grant was not much of a success as a specchmaker, unless brevity is the soul of wit. Shortly after noon on May 19, 1SG3, the Seventeenth Army corps, part of McPherson's command, had marched from early morning on scanty rations and considered themselves very badly treated. When Grant was seen riding along a call for something to eat went up from the soldiers. "Men," he replied, drawing up his horse, "rations are on their way from Haines Bluff and will be here by night." Then he rode on, but the boys in blue were more grateful to him than if he had ha rangued them for an hour. The story is told of the time that Grant took com mand of the regiment of Illinois sol diers who greeted their new. colonel with cries for a speech. The reply was : "Men, go to your quarters." Troy Times. A Valuable Record. Student Do you keep a record of all your cases? Doctor Certainly. I v?rite down the amount I receive from each patient and how much trouble I hay getting it. N. Y. Journal. Exaggeratlen. Some individuals are ec fond of exag geration that they can't even start a bank account without wanting to over draw it. Chicago Daily News. VENTILATING BARNS. One of the Best Plans Is to Have Window in Each Gable End of the Bnildinsr. Barns should have means of ventila tion, but it should be ventilation that can be controlled. One of the best plans is by a window in each gable end of the building, up near the peak of the roof. Have these windows arranged as shown VENTILATING DEVICE, in the cut, and they can be opened and closed at will from the ground floor. The triangular pieces nailed to the sides of the sash hold up the window a little inclined inward, so that it falls open by its own weight when the cord is loosened. The same result could be ob tained by the usual sash that closes to a perpendicular position, but has a second cord running from the outer end of the iron rod down to the floor. Pull ing on this cord would open the window, while pulling on the pulley cord would close it, when the line could be fastened below. N. Y. Tribune. CLEAN MILKING PAYS. Interesting Experiments Conducted by Prof. D. H. Otis, at the Kan sas State Station. It is a well-known fact that cows not milked clean will tend to dry up in short order. Another important reason for milking clean is to get all of the butter fat, which is contained in a much larger per cent, in the last than in the first- milk drawn, as is shown by the follow ing experiment. The college dairy has conducted an experiment showing the importance of clean milking. Five cows were selected and their milk col lected in half-pint bottles, each teat contributing its share to every bottle. These samples were tested . with the Babcock test, with the following re sults: Cow No. 6 varied from .6 of one per cent, to 7.2 per cent. Cow No. 10 varied from .2 of one per cent, to 6.6 per cent. Cow No. 14 varied from 1.6 per cent, to 5.8 per cent. Cow No. 15 varied from 1.5 per cent, to 6.8 per cent. Cow No. 20 varied from .8 of one per cent, to 7.S per cent. The results show a gradual, although not entirely uniforni, increase in the per cent, of fat from the beginning to the last of the milking, except with the last two samples drawn from each cow. Here the per cent, of fat would take a sudden leap, amounting often to a third or a half of the total variation. This shows very clearly how important it is to get all the milk. By averaging the results it was found that the last quar ter of a pint was worth from three fourths to iys pints of milk first drawn from the udder. Moral: Milk clean and get fat. D. H. Otis, Kansas Experi ment Station. -Applying Ponltry Manure. Do not neglect to make use of the poultry droppings, says the Farmer. There is no manure on the farm that equals it, and . if properly gathered from droppings boards it will be en tirely free from weed seeds, a very im portant characteristic of fertilizers. A great many are afraid to use it, fear ing it is so strong as to burn up the plants which it is intended to benefit. There is only one proper method of ap plying poultry manure to the soil be fore planting, and that is broadcasting it upon the soil after plowing and thor oughly mixing it with the soil by har rowing. Applied in this way, the growth of the crops grown on that piece of ground will be simply won derful. It should be spread rather thin; at least a wheelbarrowful will go as far as a wagon load of coarse stable manure. The' thicker it is spread the more thoroughly it should be harrowed into the soil. Loss from Poor Milkers. A good milker should have a strong grip in his hands. He will have it if he milks cows many years. The grip does not necessarily require very strong muscles, but it is the constant exercise twice a day which gives the muscles of the hands and fingers a development that nothing else will do. But if a hired man has not already such a de velopment of muscles as will make him a fast milker, do not employ him with the milking of cows as one of his du ties. While he is learning to milk a steady and fast stream he is drying the cow off, as after a time she will learn to hold up her milk. If only a little milk is left after each milking, the cow Mill very soon go dry. That will cost the farmer more than the wages of a good milker who will keep the cow to her standard until near the time to drop another calf. American Cultivator. If you starve your cow your pocket book will be starved. '1 !' I l: RURAL MAIL DELIVERY. Universal Introduction of the Sya tern Mast Lead to the Construe- tion of Better Roads. ' The Chicago Iteeprd in a recent issue gives an interesting resume of the op eration of numerous free rural delivery routes in Montgomery county, Ind., a typical community of the middle west. It has demonstrated that all of them have been operated to the entire satis faction of the'Indiana people enjoying the convenience, and also of the post office department. The lieeord's cor respondent gives figures which suffi ciently vindicate the action of the de partment. The routes are about 30 miles long. During the first month of the de livery each of the carriers delivered about 1,0C0 pieces of mail matter; at the end of the first year they were deliv ering more than 5,000 pieces a month. During the first three months they' would each collect from eight to ten letters daily; now they collect 50 to 60 daily, besides many packages. Facts are cited to show the many improve ments that have come about, and the three most significant are those which show the concrete fact that farms have raised in value, the department is re ceiving a net profit of $40 per month and that the convenience has stimu lated the building of two new macadam ized roads to induce the government to establish more routes. W7ith these roads and without the free delivery sys tem has come a greater value to the farms lying along them than has come to those with free delivery and poor roads, and the net result has been a larger and more vital interest in the movement that was first inaugurated by the League of American Wheelmen. It will only be a matter of time, and a comparatively short time at that, when the motor vehicle will assume large proportions in this matter of free rural mail delivery. Already the bi cycle has become the one great feature, but in the system necessarily in vogue and that will be greatly extended in its operation and in its mileage its value must needs have its limitations because of the carrying capacity of the machine and the mileage ability of the letter carrier. Territory having good roads and free delivery will show so marked an in crease in land values over adjacent sec tions that have not these signs of prog ress and prosperity that the local fa thers will have before them selfish in ducements to advance the cause that the wheelmen have so long and unselfish ly fought for. It would be strictly within reason and should not be be yond the province of the postal depart ment to make it a sine qua non that to be without roads would mean to be without free deliverjr. Under such con ditions matters would soon assume a shape that would promise the grid ironing, of the country with roads in place of muck holes. Wrhen this comes about motorists will enjoy every ad vantage that could be wished for, and from so simple a thing as a postage stamp would come a large impetus to the newest of industries. Cleveland Cycling Gazette. HANDY HAULING CRATE. Convenient When a Single Hog, Sheep or Calf Has to Be Moved or Carted Away. It is often convenient to have a crate in which to haul a single hog, sheep or calf. It is not necessary to have it so large or so heavy but what it can be easily lifted into the wagon, or even taken in the light wagon, where the ani mal to be hauled is not too large and heavy. The frame should be made of 2x4's, strengthened by rods and bolts. MODEL STOCK CRATE. Four-inch slats are nailed horizontal on the inside of the sides, and perpen dicular on the end. Three slats, dropped from above and retained in position by the mortised end, will retain the ani mal when inside. The crate is about 3 feet wide, 4 feet high and 5 feet long. The three frames are mortised at top and bottom, and have a rod (A) at top, and at the bottom two 2x4's are bolted at B. The floor is spiked down to these. The slats are nailed on from the inside to prevent crowding off. To give strength, substi tute a 2x4 in place of slat (D) which should be bolted to the frames. The slats for retaining the animal are made of 2x4's. They are made to slip down between the rod and outside 2x4 brace across the top of the rear frame, the bottom of the slat (C) mortised to fit a square hole cut on the floor and the top held in position by a pin fitting into holes bored through the top of slat and braces of frame (E). The cut shows the crate complete. J. L. Irwin, in Ohio Farmer. Economy vrtth Fallen Apples. There is much waste in the common practice of turning hogs into orchards to pick up fruit and make that their exclusive diet. The hog will soon learn to eat only the ripened fruit, saving that which is wormy. This fruit can be sold or dried, and if forced to do it the hog will eat the wormy fruit before the worm escapes. But to make this really economical some grain and milk should be given to hogs in addition to their fruit diet. 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