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gneiiid t in llie ofL t s evidenco
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iib oi ct he part of the writer. Wfrite
11 magor ii. names and ddtist i b ve aL
S nlng Berrying, let
One of the romantic episodes of a two the
mks' st at l MJhchigan summer re. are
tis going berrying. Nature has been gol
ledto etablish ahuckleberry swamp am
-lackb ,rry patch within three inlses I
devery vill:ge, Ilke, bavy or grove in da'
to Sta which olsiams to be, t summer Hi
r fl. -e excursioni toti sWvmImp' is an
leidea ei her of an old fiend who wants slit
d whole hotcl to himself for the day, tkie
Kelse of some romantic young lady who I I
desn't know a: huckleberry 'from a of
ýmpkin. The party start very earls in lho
the morning to avoid the heat, and they leH
alk in order to gather buunqets4 Also, ste
inorder to fall over roots, plunge over the
often 4ogs, wrestle with nettles and
&op into concealed holes and bogs. wi
The theolo ical student from Kalamazo,, bd
*ys something about mosquitoes, and shi
,ceives a reprimand that chills his soul. fu:
A bacheldr from. Canada ttrenA b&ak ret
ater having 9 9; eke raled out iv a an
limb, and the excursion votes to cut his hil
ecquaintllce. A grocer from Saginaw ha
ets ired in a swamp, and sly hintsare frt
wn out that he camne along with in
tet to spoil the excursion. The swamp er,
ibnever nearer than three miles, and Al
thero~ks ttir lqees * rr . ~m
lssh'ings, half a dozen thickets, three ba
brush fence.,'wd oaeebt titq $i*tf s ne
sad a cow wit 4 b1 on. Tbhee is .al- gr
ways a geol st in the party, and when oN
he calls a swtmpo-ash tree a basswood it pi
iein a tone which:admits of no, dispute. a
The orni hologist ipoints to a blue-jay gi
searching for his bt ast and informs at
the excursion tha'dii a ;s live to st
be fifteen years old and are of a retiring at
disosition. The totanist digsup along le
wild-tulip root asd parcels it out under P'
the name of sarsaparilla, and there are te
loud gb tfiplaise as the forestsud. b<
denly opens a idnts> a landsca e 41
compsed o% -ootlhouseia yoke a
of ox n & ia boy with she brim k
of his at ced off by mosquitoes.;,. L
The swamp is, generally reached by g
noon, thist thi in order -isato I
sit ddbrs nd eats s.nme .
mash .crumbled cakeniaid 0
pda iu fgecrn- 1
beef nt up in the hotel dining-room.
With no sea-on's experience an intelli-t
ient o 0 can separvs lana-. '
son the i and qtdmo iatsaid .i
fibs fad-o },fran
+ses Alee f
Gran &M'thtss wolbe
just .sweet r anyjthing liv fr a
ave th a bear. .
A ekleberry swamp need not neces
mod tsit fromtr threo
They re reached after a push through
athi , a wade. through sa:swamp and
tbhe iardrd mantat,
pem Mod t soeloge company in the
Hoint of s place for enakes.
Rav d thefrom three 't' five
e'~oeiahb ne in tea.
ia t gZLe aiibket, t. gtdcer
from aginaw sddenly igqulres what
Idf fool ineted this plenioi The
itheo 'cal rd $ato nd
the time t to the btaipt
froggl -
the time ities aroun tot ebotanet i
the a
meet the> ' ti6 t d*ea '?
hidden lake, and. found only a dead
so le* to the " te -
ole th in the Mint the daily
of abulous. _of the pre
±lsl e IZ pe that
, |
Tan8gier as See from a Riousaetp. for
It was Sunday. I do not know whose reng
Sunday it was, for there ere three to to,
the week in Tangier, the Mohammedan, bet
the Jew and the Christain having each wit
his own. It was Sunday, but what was al1
more to the purpose, it was also a mar- me
let-day.. I had caught the town in one wit
of its spasms of business. Between pr,
these spasms, and when the Aissawa nei
are not over-running it, or no fete is yoi
going on, the place is said to be as dull era
and leint as a plague-smitten city. sat
It bng my ast as well as my first an
day in Africa, I did not walt for the bui
HIdjitocall)ea that MaOln.in;. l's or
an eialy' Kirkd, asftii' ' en5 bie the ani
sIightest worm of a breakfast was prac- ab<
tcahlA. ; Having completed my toilet, lat
I wandered out on the platform in front ne'
ofy bedroom: to kill the interveting no
hour. Discovering a stone staircase th(
leading still hihet', 'I niounted the If
steps, andfoppd;myelf on the roof of wit
the hotel.
'The Kasha oh the right had all its pre
win'dows illumipated by the daybreak, 11'
bdt' the rest of the town lay in cool er1
shadow.. At my feet stretched ,a "on-; tfo
fused mass of square-cut white houses, ex
reaching to the-ea's edge on'ond- skle, sm
and ending il. rifts ( the alapý of ag
hill it my left-a town of snow that of
had seemingly dropped flake by flake he
from the cloud.during.thanight ... - w
There were figures movyug on sev- thl
eral of the neighboring house-tops. A
All thq roots were perfectly flat,, and p
most of thaini'ere surtoudbt: by low tit
battlements. Yonder was a young
negress in sulphur-hued caftan ana pl
green girdle, shaking a striped rug "ple
over a parapet, and looking consciously pa
picturesque. On a terrace further off cli
a Moorish washer-woman and a little as
girl were spreading out their hareks sc
and embroidered napkins on the flag- he
stones; the sun would reach them by- to
and-by. At my right was a man indo- ro
lently lifting himself off a piece of car- oN
pet laid dangerously near the unpro- th
tected roof-edge-possibly :a summer m
boarder who had chosen that airy bed- at
e phamber. He was rubbing his eyes, be
. and had evidently slept there overnight. dl
In thistegperatq li i e,. yhgr .~th
thermometer seldom rises above 90 de- s
grees and rarely falls below 40 degrees h(
the house-top wonmd bd pleferable to (;
e an inside room to a sumfnet boarder. cc
d On mapy of.tle.3ofa wxre evidence of
pretty tpted n .gardening; - olean
Sers, accicias, palms, and dwarf almon
trees being set ouiti ornamental ja
and tubs. There, no doubt, was the
d family resort after night-fall, the scene s
Sf eremonious or social visits, and, I.
agine, of much starry love-makin .
a Behind the hotel, in a desolate v
ant lot checkered by small vats half .
lied with dye-stuffs was an Arab w
er at Work. Stanihg'in the midst .ft
f hir eolored squareL he rYeembledt
h bitary chessman., I could lqok di- ai
.rectly down on his 'smooth bare skull, ti
h wch seemed cast of gilt-bronze or u
Sell-melak B e wore ;inthing 'but 'a h
i dreech-cloth. The Moorish tanners are p
, ery expert, and emploh arts not known 1(
eo the tr dt j whire-. iThty hvI 4 a
t. erocess by Wjibh lion : antia msthEt
r kins are rendqred 4 pliable as satin, si
It d of creamy VhiYhesl. $ The green t
e atl{,r of Tatilet, the red of Fes, and
he yellow of Morocco are highly es
aemed.-2 . B Aldrich, in Hlarper's d
A Child'. Simple Faith, a
SA mother living farfromi ie fost
- office in this city, tired with watching
Sover a sick baby, oame down stals for
a momeoat the other day to rest for a
ew *phduo e vai
her 4tiiic o rt be aobl
by herself, and, curious to know to
|d whomi[]z
he little thing h pulled a u'n
ront of the tel eione and s
t with the ear piece pressed dgIsfIt-t
ide of herln Th
i e* child' dlibWkdi'W
laful mood, and this was the conver
o he:. mother hlea, w.le tears
, t odthlok-in her eyes theite one
rpeating te aiswers. "Hellor'
ll, who's thereP" "Il Godthere?"
,' Yes,. s .Jesns tb~treP" .' Yes "
STell esns I want to speak to him." L
SoaF' ,p.s rer,, DI smeat and
4a " r eT hel L one pmut
o e.,eo.back on its hook, olam
gther , ioher ~s . Tle )by
hose life had been despaired of began
aoend that tiay, and got well. :
st The countryhostiur never the cityi
t hous. It has pecultar adaptations that I
- ake nothi more i h n the
ad first
amd .
i A- never
ferred to the lower rooms. In irov
ing the tA~iho'e, thee chief reguisites
are to iniprdve stay the niuty--parler,
to provide better apparatus for heating, pla
better drainage, lighten up the outlines exi
with bayed windows and verandas, and the
always beware of making the improve- oui
ments too modish or in contrast ten
with the old house. Then be sure to ice
provide a conservatory, and lay out cot
neat drives in all directions, and' keep wii
your lawn clean. However, as a gen- ase
eral rule, there will not be thorough nal
satisiaction in refitting and reforming the
an old house of any kind. If possible, oul
build anew. Let the house be a growth pri
of yourself, even if you have to grow, ms
and this in ten years. A friend who is cet
about to build says: "I have accuinu- thi
lated a certain number of wants. My exi
new house is to satisfy them. I have cu
no other object in view but to put l
those wants into brick and" mortar." ha
If he be a well-growi, man, his house eig
will be an idealj; ; ',º: . ' / I , : "P
The special accessories to be always am
provided for are: (I.)A conservatory. the
X'his should, if possible, have an east- the
erly exposure, as the morning sun, is, in'
for some reason, best for plants. The it
expense for constructing and heating agr
small conservatory is very light. ACs
'good plan irstq q::t, act~ uaispp 9
heated tr'nd tie I ;a l oodi9Twk~n 1k
.winter is more dependant on plants se
than upon any other house adjunct. gr
A conservatory may also be utilized in wl
part as a grapery. In a village it is some- co
times preferable to have a roof-garden: it
The old notion ttht 'healthy rowing wi
plants can be unhealthy 'is wholly ex- er
ploded. A sickly plant is1 of course, a th
poison breeder; :bitt a dozen pots of of
1 clean, healthy roies' and geranituts atx'
as good as a resident doctor. SO~ie le
scientists begin to urge that every as
house should not only have a conserva- tb
tory, but pipes leading from it to every d(
room of the house. The ozone and ei
- oxygen will thus be used to counteract in
the carbon gases of our sleepinog apart
r ments. Sodden dirt, and foul water, y
and decaying foliage must, however, N
be carefully guarded against. ( 2.) Good th
deep t wells and cisterns; a sure and 3
Sabundant supply of water lt Lv
- should, invariably be brought into the bi
s house by pipes through the cellar. di
( .) A good, large, dry, well-ventilated w
cellar. Nothing can make country life tc
S lerable when the fruit and root crops a
spoiJ". T qfurnace ."ihe ne a
sed. l in a r te r, Ir,
t ryi fruit. ti
e e-room orsquashes, pum kin, nd h
e h other crops as will not keep well p
he best of cellars. This room should ci
Slight and warm, but not hot; a tl
nbm er fit also for storing large plants. c,
(6.) Double walls, which pay every p
b way, both in comfort and in saving
It .fuel. fi
x'The house should express (1.) peace S
i" and rest. This depends as much upon a
1+ the surroundings and the furniture fs' ~
r upon the building itself. But you must T
a have the idea of comfort and peace up- l1
e permost. The hotel-hpuse ;homna-a
less abode of wretchethels. (tor andl
all accessories should give the invitation
to rest. (2.) Akin to this is the neces
sity of privacy. The one thing opposed ,
n to publicity is home. There is no o
d pmple apology for a house thrust into
the public gaze. In no one thing do
Sopntry eople need to reform more a
thn i teen i ld in the a
dust 4epil t. le- house c
shoula x ssh6ve, ievery part
of it, brightness and good cheer; a hos b
'italfle welcome to its owner and to a
Shisnear circle of friends. Others have k
no rfight to look into the apartments of a
your house beyoind a reception-room. a
(j.) The house should express the
t~ Ioty of unity. Its outlines and parts
hould so lit together s'to eugest not
continuance of carpetier-6ik, but a
at home. This can never be done wherei
n several inherently distinct building s
are strung along the ground. (65.) Tie i
final point to be considered, and it is
quite as important as any other, that
there shall be harmony of plan between
the house and the surroundinggroundis.
A cheap house does not adapt itself tq
'eety costly lawns; neither: qteaIz
lawns tit themselves to a costly house.
,, Synmmetry can arise when there is equal
,, goodtause.and expense and care be-.
,, stoweions both the house alnd the sur-.
ndl...The.lover of trees ought
o tos in a hovel, nor should the
ojwne f fiaecott be.satisfied with
a what he an aceumuate within its walls.
tld lies more often in a style
I-,not auited to the style - of
t bl i4It i impossible to give rules;
" to the 'lcety of adaptation must
from the mind of theowner. Ap-I
propriate planting ennoble the house;
t ad plantin brings out all its defects
an and none ofits beauties.-E P. lowell,
i r,. K. Independent.
The Grand Duke Constantine, who
J~sst resigned all his officoes, is a
at t an of pleisure, now in tli4ltff ,
he urth yearof his age. Hewas eduaos
,fo the navy under Admiral Lutke,
d wus pide a post Captain at twenty.
1862:he was sent as .overnor to Io
ad: Heentered on a policy of con
intibb add was getting on well, when
is life was attempted by Jaroszynski.
e ill desired lenient measures, but a
f w monthe after the chief of the secret
lice was found murdered, and he then
rew up his post.
S...~ The ·last "new departiure in" news'
Spr enterprise is reported from New
leans. The Oeumr of that city has
t a bnah ofice on a barge,
:hielphavi aeItowedsupAthesqHis
s River to Memphis, is now floHat.
ing at all points of 96trgt'Ort 'v6,
, gather information concerning the
untry a ong the river and for some
stance back into the inerior. The
e is ixtyf p hit
r ot beam. Its interior acommo.
ons comprise busi editoriartand
bg i .fSice m LP'1ros,
l kitch
n a itable for the used a
y aking land trilpe bek from the river.
va ii or.tieally a fullty equipped new.
9J restablishment aeLot,.
ida 4Mrs. Emma W. 8kelton, a benio.
m aseldom ,I her room slnc th ele*
mt raion of her 100th birthday, and tohe
J iaIMQte ae sot Jtln/ • gr,.uW
wri6 talk. She DUl a W ,
tth Iar year has dvoted much
to . She has sever been sliot
.an&Vl el" n,'iit# le'
~:qs i4q
Weeds ice plitiabO. of theitr ptoper
place, and we may add, as a matter of
experience, ,awayfrom home," because
the most troublesome weeds with which gr
our farmers and gardeners have to con- tahi
tend are not indigenous to North Amer- thr
ica, but have been introduced from other t'"'
countries. This fact alone shows how -
.wide of the mark is the often-repeated this
assertion that plants do best in their tlou
native country, and when removed blai
therefrom are likely todegenerate or run pou
out. It is doubtless true that there is a gla'
principle of adaptation of plants to cli. ma<
mate and soil, which underlies all sue- clo
cessful agriculture and horticulture; but -
this is seldom discovered except through trai
experience, theories often leading the stul
cultivator astray in such matters. whi
Plants may succeed in their native By
habitats, and still do far better in a for- less
eign country. In the case of plants termed to f
vfe sthqyb Y seenT to ,thhfirei eptp when ing
away from home, as the culfidators of
the soil in this country have learned to bus
their cost. Our native plants seldom out
invade the grain fields or gardens, but der
it is the introduced plants which become of
great pests. For instance, the so-called pe
Canada thistle is not a native of Canada ont
Norh e'a, butwpip dc of d
w ee it eb bebn
ean est, aarL fin 4eu - 3 d
serves in "Flora Lapponica," "it is the ke
greatest pest of our fields," a rem trk
which is equally applicable to it in this
country at the present day.. In Europe thr
it is called the cursed. thistle, a name, twh
which has been corrupted by the farm
ers of the United States intp Canada pc1
thistle, although there is no prooteven tr
of its havig reached our fields by the
way of (Onada. The common long
leaved'thiele of our fields and roadsides,
as well as the yellow thistle and dotton
thistle, are all introduced weeds. and we bri
do not know of a native species that has
ever proved to be the least troublesome an
in qgItivated fields or gardens.
The great ox-eye daisy, which of late
years has spread over the Middle and tal
Northern States, much to the injury of otl
the hay crop, is a native of the Old iCe
o , and prably first introduced mT
Krasbttd I grain. It has now it
become a great pest, and is so widely Jun
distributed that it will probably remain it
with us to the end of time, as it seems an
to take very kindly to all kinds of soils, int
ias well as to our variable climate. It is 'p
I t but ~Jn ulh its lin
hay,th ahefartier nnd rdnIdnwho t
I purchase manure from the stables of
cities and villages are sure to restock en
their fields with the pest, no matter how ga
careful they may be in destroying the co
plants as they appear from year to year. wi
Of all the weed pests infesting the sti
fields and gardens of the Northern be
B States, not five in a hundred are native, na
an4 of the few supposed to be indige. ci1
SoIgs e'deldom hear much complaint. in
t The common burdock, groundsel, pars- vi
ley, dandelion, wild carrot, and scores si;
qiotherj sitilpr peces of garden and of
fiord pdtE 'az afl fiadfesbf Europe,
D where they do not thrive any better if asm
well as in this country. Chess, or eheat. th
which so many farmers believe is a kind
0 of transformed wheat; is also a foreign m
o grass, infesting the grain fields in all cc
European countries. Going further to
e south, we find different kinds of weeds, is
have ,y mo! 4hr
but here agam we findtiat the most frou
blesome species have been introduced, a1
and a:'e not indigenous. The vile weed ti
known as-"" blue devi1b~ , which has at
overrun so many hundreds of acres
Sof the fertile lands of the Shenandoah
Valley in Virginia, is the viper's butlss ),
of Murope, from which it was introduced p
t in spmpunknown mnpp many years a
aii, and j rmittl to sed over some le
Sof the finest portions of the Old Domin
Slion. It has also obtained a good foot
e hold in Maryland, and we have found
i occasional patches of it as far north as .
t central Vermont. It is a pity that such
n pests shouldbe permittedto spread,when t
. the could be so readily destroyed on g
e ,1Iin0U X oar fields, gar
"i Europe, however, has not been the
Sonly country from whence we have re
" 'eeived.nPodorsweds, rjorsthe sb.alled·
. Jamestown weedwritthorupplhe bis s~p
Smed to be a ative of Aah;bitibenoid d
"e it way to this.buntry .nodrthihnoeia. ti
nh tnrgo, qnpd li'd"w thio)a y' -,tl
Le mlf. Itits aery coata, p6fsbnousj1
le woed, sad oughtto be Bxtrpt d before.
| it becomesmoresbundant thranat pres-t
' ent. ' The horse nettle of the.South is
it perhalps an exception to the general rule
Sthat noxious weeds are 'plan ts away
O; from home," because, sacording to our b
Soldest botanieal authoritie, this prickly b
', customeris a native of the Carolinas,
whece its sacientific name of Sdolonsm
Carolinea,. It is a pernicious weed,
o and so tenacious of life M to be very
a q d te.whes onoe in pos.
fiP~Bb xfyirduttd it de not appear t
Sto thrite in the more notthern States, C
e, althougeht s *4.vey i'plentiful: ia.,pane !
parts oft nnsylvauia, Delawate, and t
SHow to destroy weeds is the great.
I qlatlon with evem83 cnlf8tlhibr 'of 'th e I
'. soil; for if it was not for these pests
a farmers and gardeners would have an
et easy time of it, keeping down' weeds be
O Ing the most expensive operation in the a
whole routine of plant culture. The I
best advicewe can give is in the old c
SOvidian phrase which may be trans- I
Slated, ",Meet rsd rq. exigng l .n I
Swhethe? the weedsbe,annalsbi nnials, 1
r a . Teold E ish syin
atyars' w e ,' is a 'kteail
h more attentio to the little p a f I
"strange weeds whleh oecasIonally sp. I
e by the road4des or neartheir I
'lAt asn outbuildlins they would not1
Snow be obligc to fight theor bythe
d re, or abandon some of their best
s fields to the 5ets. There is cetanly
no plant known.fthaLt can not be d
' strayed by eonstantly isturblng Itd
er. roots or cuttingo the stemssad leaves.
' Even the Canada thistle will soon die
Oarif deprived of assimllated sp, whChh
can only be prodoeodby the sddof the
neveds. For ll p nea plste eloee
I. movalo the stem be.ore the
hie of seeds cate off thenseamsoft her
mar s~d~ia oobehw;w-rt, -a4cat:
IqresassilI he a
-Grained wood should be washed
with cold tea. to
--Cocosiit(iamiel s-Two, ps, of the
grated cocoanut, one cup of sugar, two nan
tablespoonfuls of flour, the whites of. 's
three eggs beaten stiff; bake on a but- T
ter'd4 paper in a quick oven. ens
-A large and ricih cake is made from
this recipe: One pound each of sugar, O
flour, chopped raisins, sliced citron and thai
blanched almonds, three-quarters of a noW
pound of butter, ten eggs, one wine- ay
glassful of brandy, a teaspoonful of
mace. Make with care, and watch S
closely while baking.
-It is said that if a cucumber vine is A
trained to run up a stake en which a few Ha
stubs of limbs have been left along its t
whole length, the crop will be enormous. i
By this plan the vines not only occupy vet
less spac, but a ord 4 6tdee opportunity the
to follow tlier"i'ntutal hhbit of climb- se
ing up, instead of running on the ground. n'`
-Tomato Catsup-Boil. one-ha'f ec
bushel of toanitoes ithree hours; strain the
out the skins and seeds; to the remain- to
der add three pints of vinegar, one half
pound of salt, one-fourth pound of black
pepper, one ounce of Cayenne pepper, '
one-fourth pound of allspice, one ounce m
of ground-lves;-, two pounds of brown
dug.ar. B·itone, hour. I have never e
-.deen any bt~iir'rto equal this; and have .
kept the above secret 3~5 years ti)l now. (h
--Cucumber pickles.-Fi'e' hndred
small .noemberi, three gallons vinegar, mt
three quarts of salt, six ounces alum, ey
two ounces allspice, quarter pound black
pepper, one ounce cloves, horseradish
cut in strips, sugar according to the a
strength of the vinegar. Put the ca.n
cumbers and horseradish in alternate th
layers in a large stone jar, then out the
salt over them, and cover with boiling
water. Let them stand 24 hours in the
brine, then pour off the brine and rinse
in cold water. Boil spices and vinegar, t
and pour over them; st
--Milk is a food that shl,uld not be at
I taken in copious draughts like beer, or
f other fluids which differ from it chem- e
I ically. Milk should be slowly taken in of
mouthfuls, at short intervals, and thus
it is rightly dealt with by the gastric
jpice. If milk be taken after other food u'
it is almost sure to burden the stomach, «
and to cause discomfort and prolonged g,
indigestion, and thus, for the obvious
reason that there is insufficient digestive
agencyv to dispose of it. And the bet
r the quality of the milk, the more
re the discomfort will be under d,
i these conditions. fr
f -To make pickled peaches, take sev- L
k en pounds of sugar to one quart of vine
w gar; heat, and drop the peaches in, and a
e cook until you can pierce them easily aI
,. with a broom splint or a silver fork;
e stick two or three cloves in the peaches
n before cooking them; put sticks ot cin
namon in the vinegar, or put ground
c. cinnamon in a little muslin bag and put to
0. in the jar. This. quantity of sugar and
9. vinegar is sufficient for two ordinary.
Ssized baskets. Some cooks take the skin
d off the peaches and turn hot vinegar
s, and sugar ever them for two' or three
is mornings; but I prefer them, as the lit
t. tie girl said she did, "cloth and all."
d -Professor Law says that "the great
a majority of ringbone in young horses
i1 come from the failure to shorten the
ir tops." To this may be added thatring
s, bone is apt to be formed if colts are al.
Swedto stand on a plank floor, or aey
erp else where the footing is hard,
a- ring the first eighteen monthsof their
I, age. Whether in stable or yard during
Id this period let them have earth' for
a standing or walking, free from stone or
as graivel. If their summer pasture is a
h ravelly soil, or even stony, it is not ob.
s ectionable, because the colt will always
se legs or joints.n , f h s i.
I- -Quack g~ ahis'o of bheOsdim.
t- cult pests to eradicate;. ordinary culti
1 vation, that wIh" qnwyers, fo '
as weeds, onL ipo gj OfitI9
3h usual rigor. TLis coie~ from the na
an tore of the plant, it bhsvinglong under
)n ground stems, with roots ,uad shoota
he pieces by the.P.pebagIltirvatqr.The
- leading]ethods of erdiction are:
uA ase a,ast-toothed"letivator, stiil,
I- will share the ground insteadof running
d deep, and pass it an inch or so below
;, .they 'start u), Bt does.n
as ,ho)rntal running root-stocks. The
re .plantdier.o eui.ation in hesyvorita
w- to throw up stem4 to bear leaves and
1s seeds. The secondmethodis to use a
de grnbb6r, and ItKeIfIedlb t1:bodily
a fom the soil, when they are gathered
by the use of a long-toothed rake, and
SThe City Farmer.
ry When formerly a 'ity man, who' had
is- made his 'pile," and, as he drove
a through the ouontry and became fas
c, inated with the beauty of the gr'towing
me crops and thin grley q~aljuq 5ke
ad up his miand ttrybi hand at so pleas
ant a ,b ,s-- i o actior~toi w w ear u':M
at fully watched by,:the,.ol4 farapess and
he is many blanders laughed at. lHe was
y not satsied to have things after the
an fashion of thegp farr, npus
bs have them (ll fdhhjeiadbtter
the and t.u hebCqc9nldqitC ihSei puc[cp4
ld chickens and .whmaboti a the ldest and
a- most expensive a implent ad farm
,r machinery, some6 of h ab d llidshtrcely
us, been read ofyagrionhmri,,gpg a
SHe hauled t~is maure.from the ; t by'
SieoresofdlObad'~,t a ,aag 84i o
4 fsely anid everythiig d ne on a sea
M that threv. t bhis neightor*:en'ely t1
dij thlgshaide, When they ptestj'l
iof a great deal of bseless edpe e
m and waste of labor he would reply that
Ir he had his own ideas -abot matters and
st things, and.4IS Ihe aa
day, he would tryJWbat could do
havi no doubt f his entire e
butno suces follow , at t not in
,s the, shipe m0t1 t4 iitb t eltal
dj.The ne z tyarwa slies m64U fs eaal
.. sheep
, i + ..
ur, edlelue erop ahowainn lulling of.
)ore bottles to the acher than ever.
WIVI shodldln't All babies be given the right
to choose their names? Girl babies have
the privilegei after a time; but give a boy a
name, and t, hange o him till dcath.-dIoa1tJn
2 narcri4pt
TIE butcher is always happy to meat his
ONE reason why people do not visit stores
that do not advertise is because they do not
wish to disturb the b.oy who is reading a
novel behind the counter.-.-ewr Orleans 1'ic*
ayu"e. _
SPELL pea soup with three letters. S-O-U
-pea soup.
A YO;xUN lman who wvas riding on the New
Haven Itailroad the other tida v*as boasting
that he never smoked any other cigars thaa
clear Ilnvanas As the car passed accabbage
field, the eiwar that he was smokinlg, being
very strong, broke loose and julmped out of
the car window, and cried, "1 must, go and
see mrey brothers, sisters and frijnds," and
ma:te .traigitway for tilhe cabbage tield. The
young mllan'ý discolntitlure was so great that
he went in the forward car and sat Ihere till
the train reached its destination. The moral
to this story" i, never to say that von smoke
only clear llavana clears -partecula:uly when
you're pssing a cabbage farm.-I tric
Tius is rather warm work, as the tlher
momneter remarked to the comet.
CIIARLEY-"Throw me a kiss, Mary.'
Mary (Jluite contrary)-"l shan't; if it isn't
sorththoming for, it isn't worth having."
Charley goes for it.-Btio, Trascript.
CavYE. NE pepper will drive away ants and
mice. The pepper must he thrown in their
IF the men were as silent about their ages
as the women, we shouldn't hear so many
army reminiscences as we now do. The la
dies are worthy of being patterned after in
this regard.
A IAYM..--The undertaker.
Cause d a 3Eht.
The main cause of nervousness is Indiges
tlon, and that is caused by weakness of the
stomach. No one can have sound nerves
and good health without using Hop Bitters
to strengthen the stomach, purify the blood,
and keep the liver and kidneys active, to
carry off all the poisonous and waste matter
of the systelh. See othercolumn.-Adv na..
THIRE are five women to one man in.
IIoly oke, Mass., and the poor men have to
enter ice-cream offices by way of the back
window, and they carry revolvers when they
go to picnics.
The Reese. Why.
The tonic effect of Kidney-Wort is pro
duced by its cleansing and purifying action
on the blood. Where there is a gravelly
r deposit In the urine, or milky, ropy urine
from disordered kidneys, It always cures.
BeU bas, Beseesb.
R ata, cats, mice, ants, l.es, neects, cleared
Sout by "Rout.h on Rats" 15i, drlggists.
S i afflicted with Sore Eyes, use Dr. Isasf
Thomleon's Eye Water. Druggists sellit. 2Se.
RUDDIao 'S BRusIAs ALVU. 'Best tamily salve
t in the world, and 6xcehuent forstable-use.
aroma .$:aarw~.: :'I
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Or Which gtable a no m leeuabutldm t butfor the
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AMIsm" 01 I uuuTEgTIVE_
V MinaPlac rToU
O II" `I
will buy a postal card on which to send your address
and receive fr e by mall la to-page book on "The
Liver, Its Diseases and their Treatment,"
Ineluding Jaundice.e Blliousness, Malarla, Costivenessi
Headache, etc. Address
DR. SCANFORD. 17 Broadway, New York.
IEW 1ll B110 !
will buy apostal card on which to send yOur 5rei
lood, and will completely change the blood In "The -
tinu system n three months. Any person who willtaene
pil each night from I to ess weeks m be restored
to sound health, it such a thing be possible. Sent by
D Ston, Mas., bmerly Boadr, Ne Ye.
1' 011 11 l aind PL'evoer
Blood, ad by alarial Pleteanle of the Blei.
Prlte, a .OO. For sale by 1a rll, bmCe
Ohilim and
Pri re, 1.00. For.sle bsll.bru.gs N .
By UIDOI TOUIIOBi, authorof "A FOOL'
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thrilling.. Handsmely i .strated. Price .l. Sot
only by subcHptdon. Men and women wanted it takg
orders. Experience a consideration, but Industry and
enterprise more valued. A permanent asluafon to the
right peraon. Address
]DOUGI, ASS 1110'1 0 PATMN
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y AEN MiiOUEIA, aiLboroL a ndrHosptL
adLrsstl l u ohle'.h| CII,' $. or (ai togue,
.Hov.Dt). BytuI ra bsh u ve.orou . pathcgo.
Consellrvatory of Mlus: School of Dgn Pric Sculpt
aron. b nmber of Teachfi, 4 . Number of Pupd a
boardersng ExInstin ion. Mi. Fortctalogue, bnddress
I entfHER SUPERIOu , Notre Dame P. 0., Ind.
hie Best SCHOOL in the Lad.
Racine Collee, Wis.
For terms, apply to DR. PARKER '
Racine Colllge, Raine, Wis,
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T Ie Besrt SChoo0irolnfll ad te pil
Racine College, Wis.
For term, appltDR.PAto K EY l
Atisti Anatome genk Drawing,ad ti
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