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B " HOLD SOIL MOISTURE
H Summerfallow Is Best and Prac- f tically Only Method. H In 8ectlont Where Rainfall U Rather H- flight Coniervatlon of Such la of HJ Utmost Importance Solution HJ of Weed Problem. HJ It Is gonorally agreed, I think, thnt HJ as the went Is usually subject to only HJ fi rnthnr light rainfall which means HJ briefly "A lack of moisture," tho con HJ scrvatlon of such Is of tho utmost Inv HJ portance. Experiences havo found HJ that the summerfallow Is tho best and HJ; practically the only method by which HJ we can hold tho surplus moisture of HJ one season over for tho benefit of ft HJ crop In tho following season. Ono HJ might liken tho fallow unto a reser HJ voir; the water-holding capacity of HJ which Is determined only by Just that HJ amount of work and tlllago It may ro ll eclvo, and also by doing this. work H Just at the proper times. HJ Such n fallow will provldo at least HJ seed and bread In tho driest of sea HJ sons that wo have experienced In the HJ past twcnty-flvo years. It has been HJ said that our western system of con HJ stant fallowing Is as hard on the noil HJ ns if It had been continually cropped. HJ Nevertheless many old fields through Hi thn province which have been worked HJ tinder this syBtem nro showing up HJ good todny, snys a writer In tho Win- HJ nlpeg Farmer's Advocnto. No ono HJ ran hardly dlrputo the fact that our HJ older rolls are lacking In fiber, and HJ nro also lacking a ocrtnln amount of HJ fertility, at the vamo tlmo tho sum- HJ' merfnllowlng system sots fruo fcrtll- HJ lty. Just how long this may continue HJ wIMinut tho addition of manure nnd HJ fertilizers Is n question which will HJ . probably bo only nnRwered by nctunl HJ tent nnd demonstration, Wo know thnt HJ soils of different localities differ, thnt Hi rornn lands will stnnd crop bearing for Hi n longer period thnn others, but com- Hi nonsense, wlllch Is founded on fnct Hi nnd practice nnd not n simple mnttor Hi of tiienry, tells us thnt tho day must Hi come, when our lnnds must be re- Hi plenlphcd; In tho menntlmo so long ns HJ the fnl'owlng system brings forth tho Hi yield It should we would consider thnt Hi we hnve no better mothod, unless wo Hi Imvo n revolution In cllmntlc condl- HJ Hi I uso nil the manuro nvnllnble nnd Hi nm seeding down to grnss my oldest HJ land nnd Intend thnt nil the lnnd will HJ tnko Its turn under this system, but Hi I am not going to drop tho fallow un- HJ less It drops me. Thn system of sum- Hi incrfallowlng, combined with spring Hi nnd fnll cultlvntlon. Is tho most prnc- Hft tlcnl method nt tho present tlmo of HB,. controlling tho weed problom, which HHH' JJ pees hnnd-ln-hnnd with tho consorvn- HJ tlon of moisture. Ono cannot grow Hi weeds nnd consorvo molsturo at tho HJ snmo time. Probably weeds nnd plants HJ arc more fatal than tho sun nnd wind HJ townrd depleting nn nren of the mols- HJ turo contents, for wo enn prevent HJ evnporntlon to n very great extent HJ by n mulched surfneo or dust blanket J hut weeds nro working nhovo nnd be- HJ low the surfneo nnd keep up n contln- HJ nous pumping on tho molsturo supply HJ until their mnturlty. Tho summerful- J low Is conducted for tho purpose of HI exterminating thosn plnnts nnd nlso HJ for tho purposa of coaxing tho seeds HJ which llo In tho soli to germinate, J thnt they may bo killed off by tho cut- J tlvntlon; tho lntter purposo bolng per- HJ haps tho more fmportnnt of the two HJ to consider when wo nro discussing HJ tho ndvlsnblllty of summorfnllowlng. HJ I Mnny of our noxlotiB weed sends HJ Imvo nn nbomlnnblo habit of lying HI dormant In tho soil for nil manner of HJ periods until conditions nro Just suit- HI nble to their pnrtlculnr whims, the HJ lack of molsturo nnd bent no doubt J having much to do with this; yot HJ nmang wild oats, buckwheat nnd somo HJ of tho mustards n goodly proportion HJ of theso seeds seem to Ignore nny con- HJ dltlon nnd llo over for n senBon. Theso HJ nro the pests thnt tho summorfnllow- J Ing makes the greatest count against, J though It Is not n guaranteo ngnlnst HJ their cntlro destruction. H Bacteria for Alfalfa Soil. HB Alfalfa needs n certain kind of bnc- Hi tcrla In tho soil to glvo tho best re- Hi suits. These bacteria llvo on the Jv roots of tho plantH, nnd give off ns n HI by-product tho nitrogen which tho HJ plant needs. This Is nn oxamplo of HJ co-opratlon In nature. HJ In tho soils whero sweet clover tins Hi grown these bacteria nro usually pros- HJ cnt. ir they nro not, It Is sometimes HJ necessary to got soil from some field HJ where alfalfa Is growing, or soma HJ sweet clover soil, nnd scutter It over HJ tho nlfulfu patch. This Is cnllcd "In- HJ oculntlng tho soil," H Water for Plants. HJ Tho Nebraska station, In studies of HJ the water requirements of plants by HJ a new method perfected by thu stn- HJ tlon, has found In two dry years that HJ there was a distinct economy In wa- HJ tor with narrow-lcuved corn as com HJ pared with broad-leavd. Tho strains HJ with a high-leaf area yielded 43.G bush- HJ els pers acre, whllo thoso with a low HJ leaf area produced 52.1 bushelB. HJ Dependable Cow. H, It Is the cow that Is always ready HJ: and eager for food at each feeding H, time that can be depended upon to Hf five a like amount of milk each day HJN for a long period of tlmo. t Feeding Cows. HJ' Feed tbo cow too little and she will HJ pot be profitable. Peed her too much HJ and she will lay on fat and waste the td. Hal v LATE PLANTING OF ALFALFA No Record of Failure to Obtain 8tand Where Sowing Was Done Early In ' the Season. (Uy E. It. I'An80NS. Lost year many of my friends re quested nn opinion from mo ns to the Into planting of alfalfa. At Hint tlmo I hod only my own cxpcrlonco to profit by, which Is thnt oarly planting Is much tho best. In tho menntlmo, however, I have been nblo to accumulate somo daU from nil over tho dry states, nnd I And that tho percentage of successful planting nftor July Is only nbout 25, whllo thnt of early planting about April nnd Mny Is nbout 7G or 80, nnd with deep plowing probably 100 per cent,; In fnct, I have no record of nny failure to obtntn n stnnd where tho plowing wns eight Inches or more nnd tho nlfnlfn sowed before Juno. Tho best averngo date for tho plant ing of this legume seems to center nround tho 20th of April, and when tho ground Is wet down to n depth of two feet or moro nnd plowed deep, there Is little or no risk of failure. Alfalfa Is peculiar In this respect; It requires plenty of molsturo nt tho start, but onco established, no drought can kill It out. Tbo top may dry, but It will oud again from tho root. If tho ground Is plowed deeply enough, tho roots go down very quick ly, nnd ns soon ns It has acquired a ten-Inch root, It Is practically out of danger. When planted In tho fall on summer fallowed land. It will sometimes suc ceed If tho season Is right, but It Is very easily exterminated by cold nnd drought when young nnd not thor oughly established. A stnnd of nlfnl fn secured by shallow plowing nnd n wet senson for somo renson or other often poters out nftor u yenr or two. The young plnnts In the seed leaf will stnnd n tempornture of nbout 20 Fnhrenhc'.t If thoy nro covered with snow. Without snow, tho dnnger point Is nbout 20 degrees. Tho lower tho nltltudn tho moro cold thoy will stnnd, nnd slnco wo find thnt lack of nlr pressure Inercnses tho bursting power of frozen snp, this rule npplles not only to nlfnlfn, but to nil vegeta tion. As fnr ns tho different varieties of nlfnlfn nro concerned, It Is n tood Idea to try them nil. On my ranch I find tho ordlnnry vnrlety docs ns well ns nny, nnd uBtmlly costs less. Somo fnrmors nro nfrnld to plant nlfnlfn uocnutro they think their soil Is not right, but thero Is absolutely no wny of testing this, except to try It. It can, with tho help of a. llttlo ma nure, be raised oven on n snnd bar, nnd will ultimately convert It Into good soil. For this reason, wo need never havo any nbandoncd farms In tho west, If wo plant them to alfalfa beforo It Is too Into. In fertilizing weak or sandy land for this crop, tho manuro should bo harrowed In nn tho surface, nftor plowing- nnd bofore planting. This dnrkoiiH tho color of tho surfaco nnd diminishes tho glnre from tho sun, which will Bomotlmes dry up thu young plants on very light colored soil by scalding tho leaves, even when thero Is plenty of molsturo down below. Alfalfa will often do hotter In rich hill soil thnn on n weak sandy bot tom. It will sometimes reach water at 20 feet In threo or four yars, nnd thnn, of course, will jllold ns much per aero ns Irrigated nlfnlfn. WKkwmmi Place tho roostB for poultry ou a level. Always npproach a strange horse nt thu shoulder. A good gardener will not bo content with raising ono crop n yenr. Wheat and whoat screenings havo both been used to fatten lambs. Corn easily heads- the list ns tho best slnglo grain for fattening lnmbs. Pinch off tho end of tho squash and melon vinos, so tho fruit will got moro nourishment. Whero tho dropping boards are mado of matched lumber tho Job of cleaning them In cnslor. Ono pound of cotton sued mcnl may bo fed dally to a horse, but It Bhould bo mixed with other feeds. Wild strnwborrlcB havo the most dollclotiB flavor. Thoy are easily transplanted to tho garden. TblB Is n good tlmo to put n square of tar paper In tho bottom of each nest box for tho benefit of llco. If your horso is troubled with In digestion havo tho animal clipped nnd Its teeth attended to by a votcrlnnr-Inn. Thin the vegotnbies just ns soon as thoy come up. Why glvo room to plants not needed any moro than tho weeds? Keep tho poultry buildings and yards properly disinfected. Ono pint of carbolic ncld In eight gallons of wnter makes nn excellent disinfect ant. A garden should hnve perfect drain ago, for thero are depressions which will hold water; the ground occupied by thorn will bo nlmost entirely wasted. Disease of Hogs. According to estimates of tho de partment of agriculture 5,834,450 hogs woro lost by disease last year, valued nt 146,675,000. Peanut aa Hog Feed. The peanut Is coming to Its own as a hog feed. It has been given a good fair trial nnd It has stood the tent moat satisfactorily. i The Lost Treasures aj or the QRpprs(ffiKf GOLD AND JEWEL WILL , mMi l WMTINGTOBEFQUWDBY A mAm SOME MODERN ADVENTURER 7PS K i BUFF1NGTON PfflwiffiS SsSSliP-5 i fBJHB mind Is staggered, tho imagination JPbkJ I atrophied, in contemplation of the lost I V treasures of tho East gold, silver and JL jHfa Jowols which llo In the graves of dead J emperors, In tho ruins of ancient capitals HJHbmL under centuries of desert dust and In tho ' IfsVarPt forgotten mountain tomples, almost any Jfc I ono of them sufficient In nmount to mako I -; I tho truo ndvonturor who finds them nmnz Ingly rich. Tho East today Is wealthy In gold vossols, ornaments and precious stones, but think what It must havo boon four thousand or oven eight hun dred years ago whon It was tho world's center of w$althlf Ono 6f tho most oluslvo Chios to nny of theso very gront treasures is what Is now called tho 'Spauldlng quest, boarlng tho namo of tho young American who dis appeared, probably forovor, threo yonrs ago whllo trying to rotrnco a trail with two hlllmon to what Is undoubt edly tho famous mountain of tho tombs of tho Groat Khnns of Tartary. Hlx years ngo nowa enmo out of Ilokhnra that n young American named Spauldlng had found two young tribes men In tho market of that city endeavoring to sell hand fuls of hugo diamonds, rubles nnd pearls nnd hnd lenrn ed that tho two men hnd found them In envo-gravoa In tho mountains many mllos to the northeast ovldently tho lost tombs of tho Khans and that there woro tons and tons of tho treasuro left bohtnd. This first report proved fo bo Inaccurato. It Is a llttlo peculiarity of tho nntlvo correspondents of English papers that they nro rnthcr dovold of Imagina tion nnd their reports fell Infinitely short of satisfying tho world-wtdo demand for moro details. Tho nows spread to Morocco, and an English author nnd trnveler, a Fclbv of tho Iloyal Geographical Society, who was iHjro Interested In tho archaeo logical research In that section than In tho recov ery of tho vnst treasures, tried through tho Lon don pnpors to got moro dellnlto data, but tho mat ter had bcon forgotten by that tlmo or was treated us a Joko. It was months before tho truth was forthcoming. Then It' was found that Spauldlng, bringing tho two tribesmen, had arrived In llokhara from Snmar ennd by caravan from Kashgnr and that tho won detful And was approximately sixty miles north east of the Knshmlr border Instead of llokhara, on tho way to Yarknnd In tho Chlneso portion of Turkestnn; In other words, in tho heart of nlmost unexplored and unknown Asia, nowura wns tho first point of touch with tho outsldo world, nnd Spauldlng had como thero to raloo money nnd orgnnizo nn expedition. This ho hnd llttlo troll olo In doing, for nil thnt part of tho world has been dreaming for conturloa of tho recovery of lie trensures of tho Khans. Ho was Inst hoard from threo years ngo nnd It Is now bolleved thnt ho nnd tho men with him died somewhere In tho wilds of tho Dapsang. Tho unadorned talo of tho adventure of the two hill-men reads like a chapter from tho "Arab Inn Nights." Tho two mon belonged to n trading caravan and, bolng dissatisfied, left It nnd sot out for Yarknnd, which Is a town on tho Ynrknnd river, ono of tho main tributaries of tho Tarlm, n mighty stream draining n region twlco tho size of tho stnto of Texas and emptying Into tho Lob Nor, which has no vlslblo outlet. They got lost In tho mountains and turned Into a trail hown In tho rock wide enough for but two men to pass nbrenst nnd, traveling for some time nlong tbo dcfllo, they camo to a great cavo with n numbor of hugo Imagos In a row beforo tho door. Tho ontranco wns a squaro, open portal, nnd within woro a series of tombs each with Its pock ets In the rock filled with mnny objects of great value. Thoy said that thoy saw moro than enough precious stones to load sixty camolB, yet all that thoy could bring away with them was what they could put Into tho rocoptaclcs of their clothing, and mnny of theso they lost beforo they found again tho regular route to Yarkand. Thoy mado caroful observations of tho trnll nnd left heaps of stones to mnrk It to n certainty. Even when doflle, they camo to n grctn cavo with a number of tho vnluo of tholr find. When discovered by Spnuldlng ho hnd grcnt difficulty In persuading t'nem to go with him. Ho fenrcd to orgnnizo nn expedition In Ynrknnd, ns thoy renchod thn market town thoy hnd no Idea thero wns dnnger of his bolng murdorod nnd robbed by tho hntf-snvago men ho would havo had to employ. Thero nro mnny persons In tho re gion who bollovo thnt ho found tho tombs, secured a portion of tho tronsuro, wont on Into tho llrlt tsh Indian stato of Nepal and was robbed nnd murdorod there, as many very largo stones and pieces of Tartar-worked gold have boen coming nut of thnt stnto in tho pnst two years without ijny adequate sourco being ascribed to them. It Is Just south of the region described thnt tho Knrnkornm Mountnlns lie, but whero Is the lost city of Cnracamm or Karakoram, tho an tlent capital of the great Tartar state? Whero 4ro the enormous treasures lost at the tlmo of Its destruction? History shows that it wns a very largo stone-built city, that It stood within sight, at least, of tho mountains that bear Its namo, nnd that It wns tho wealthiest of all tho cities of cen tral Asia, Marco Polo visited It on his famous Journey about 1202 A. I), and on his roturn to Europo described It In detail to his chronicler friend, Itustlcano. Eight hundred yoars ngo It was tho capital of tho Tartar Emplro nnd literally reeked with wealth, nil established undor tho financial gcnlu of that strango, hnlf-mythlcal character. Presbyter or Prostor John. Mnrco Polo told of rooms In which tho dccorntlons woro henvy embossings In gold and silver sot with gront Jewels, nnd hla references show thnt ho wns surfeited with the eight of tho wonlth displayed. Tho city fell bofore the assaults of the wild troops of tho nmbltlous nnd ruthless Umcan or Urn-Khan. Previous to tho attack all tbo treasure that could bo assembled was put undor tho treat stnlrwny In tho center of tho city and when the I 1 defenders wero driven nway they took tho secrot of tho hidlng-plnco with them nnd Inter wore cith er mndo Blaves or klllod, Umcan collected much treasuro and romoved It to Clandu, hut he did not got tho grent hidden storo of wealth, though ho laid tho city In ruins and filled a whole tower with prisoners, whom ho roasted alive In ven geance. Today no mnn seems competent to say whero thoso ruins llo nnd no ono has gono over tho old records to trnco out tho geographical points that aro known and fixed In rotation to tho unknown slto of tho lost city whoso treasure would run Into tho hundreds of millions. It Is thought to bo In Turkestan. Equally uncertain Is tho spot where llo the ruins of tho splendid summer capital of Clandu. Marco Polo oven furnished a moro' or less nccu rnte map of tho city proper. It was In Cathay nnd built In tho bond of a great river with miles of defenses on tho bnnks nnd extondlng townrd tho mountains behind It. In mnny ways Its de scription corresponds to the modorn town of Khotnn In csatcrn Turkestnn on tho Khotnn river, yet other Indications point to Leh In Kashmir on tho Indus river, nnd It mny mean Kunduz on tho gront 'Amu-Dnrla river, a stream as long ns tho Ohio but In so remote a part of tho world that It Is rarely oven heard of. Genghis Khan, which means chief of nil chiefs, wns TomudJIn, n Mongol nnd chleftnln of tho Gol den Hordes'. His domnln In 1203 comprised nil of Chlnn. Turkestan, Persia and Knptchok or south ern Hussln, nnd It was nbout thlB tlmo that ho established his summer captlnl at Clandu. Here It was that ho Instituted tho peculiar system of flat money which made gold-pieces playthings for tho children of tho poor. Round pieces of tho Inner bark of tho mulborry tree wero stnmped with tho royal mark and so passed current ns money. Within tho bounds of tho country all trading was done with theso plocoa of bark, bnck cd by tho form of Imperial arms Instead of by a treasury reserve Merchants enmo In enravans from nil western Asln, bringing gold, Jewels nnd merchnndlso of nil sorts, nnd nil these thoy exchanged for mulberry bnrk flnt money nnd with It bought frolght for tholr enravnns. The result wna thnt flnnlly nil tho gold nnd Jewels of nil Tnrtnry drifted In thin but stendy streams to Clandu nnd stagnated there, decreasing In vnluo till they woro usoJess. They woro stored In vault and burled In grcnt enchos In tens of million dollnrs" worth. Whon the em plro foil tho flnt money beenme useless. The pos sessors of tho gold wero being slnughtored nnd driven off ns slnves, leaving tho treasuro behind them In quantities too groatfor tho mind to rom prchend. Whoro Is It now? In what dut-drlftcd valley? What student of oriental llteraturo and European nccounts will trnco out tho locntlon of Clnndti nnd recover tho vnst hidden fortunes? Somo ono will doubtless uncover a very lnrgo trensure In the nnturnl cotirso of evcntB In or nbout tho strnngo glgnntlc cnstlo of Mnrld nt El Jowf, Arnbln. Every now ndvnnce mado by the nntlqunrlnns nnd tho nibllenl scholars makes It n little moro clonr nnd cortnln that horo lies a hoard thnt Is one of tho richest In tho world. In n largo oasis supporting tho largest popula tion of Northern Arabln, El Jowf Is n pecullnrly Isolatod spot, host roachod by riding from tho Mecca pllgrlmngo rnllwny or by enrnvnn from Ithern. Tho cnstlo stnnds to the north, n monster pllo of ruined snndstono. now utterly deserted nnd fenred nnd shunned by thn Jofees of tho re gion. They say strnnge sights nnd sounds nro to be seen nnd henrd there nt night, nnd thnt onco a j car. beforo tho Fenst of Ilnmnznn, nil the blood thnt has been split about It oozes up from tho ground, mnklng n grent red pool nround tho fortress and dripping from tho wnlls till dnyllght. Tha early Arnblnn chieftains wero grent looters, hunters nnd hidors of treasure, nnd tho traditions nre thnt El Hadp, ono of tho builders of tho cns tlo. during n life that extonded over moro thnn one hundred yonrs, spent his entlro time not only In robbing nil tho rich enrnvans within strik ing distance of El Jowf nnd In warring un hi neighbors but In 1 racing out the traditions of nl tho tribes. And In this work, guided by drenms nnd visions, he recovored vnst qunntltlcs of trens ure, bringing It nil to El Jowf and' hiding It lu the castle. Twenty-five years ago this tale wns pat In tho enmo category with tho entertaining yarns of tho Arablnn Nights, nut enrh year of study, of the rollls of the ancient pooples of Egypt; Arabia' nnd Pnlcstlno produces corrob.'irntlve evldcnco In enrvings, writings nnd traditions thnt El HadJ wns n great trensuro-collector, that thu supposed fnbulous hoards ho Is supposed to havo found onco existed nnd thnt so fnr there Is nothing to show that El HadJ wns ever despoiled or thnt his treasures wero found and dissipated by his suc cessors. Cnrroll Neldo Ilrown. In 18911 or 1S97, discovered nineteen Greek Inscriptions built Into tho outer faco of tho Acropolis nt Athens, In thnt corner whero there nro ovldonccs of Turkish or Roman ropnlrs. Theso Inscriptions havo been trnnslnted, after n grcnt deal of study of tho older languages, nnd thoy tell of tho stowing nway of mnny gold nnd silver vessels nnd In many cases glvo tho locntlon nnd tho dnto of tbo burial of them. Thero nee the troves of Nineveh, Ilabylon, Tyro (.. nnd Sldon; tho gold of Ophlr, of Solomon nnd of tho vnstern emperors. In eleven cases tho dates of caches, location nnd tho vnluo aro given, and thero Is Inscribed n noto of a treasuro which Is Intorrcd with a vaso dedicated to Athena, nenr tho Erectheum. Twenty yenrs beforo tho finding of this tnblet by Cnrroll Neldo Ilrown tho vaso referred to wns found, but tho treasuro wns not. It Is expected thnt grent discoveries will be made nt Hcssnelok nnd Elnlea by following out tho di rections of tho nnclcnt Greeks. It has been said that tho llfo of tho Dutch sol dier of today consists of throe periods: "Anxiety over nnd enthusiasm concerning tho Llfo of In undation; dreams of tho burled tronsuro of Soern bnynn temples; figuring off tho days till pension time." One portion of this Is literally true so far ns It pertains to tho troopers sent out to Sumatra, Java and the other Islands, after they havo been properly drilled nnd sensoned In Holland. Over ono hundred thousand men aro maintained In tho Dutch possessions In tho East Indies, whoro there has been constant warfaro for over one hundred years, though tho world pays It no attention what- ' soever, unless n post gets wiped out nnd then thore nro a few lines In the world's morning cnblo news and that Is all. On the way out the soldlor will begin to hear aboard ship of concealod trensures In tho strango land to which ho goes, nnd novor nn hour of tho tlmo he serves In tho tropics will ho be freo from the senso thnt at any moment ho may pick up tho cluo to vast wealth, Many men havo gono homo wealthy as tho result of smnller finds nnd ' nlwnys, nlwnys thero Is tho possibility Just In front of their noses. 8trlctly speaking, tho treasure-haunted temples aro not thoso near Soornbnya nlone, for from Achcon In Sumntrn to Kupnng In Timor ono Is novor suro when ono Is not walking over the slto of a cache from somo templo or shrlno not fnr nwny Tho mountnlns nro n continuous rldgo In tho center of tho long nnrrow Islnnds, nnd In tho denso growth of tho Bides stnnd old buildings of uncertain age, though It Is now believed thnt they wero built some twelve hundred yenrs ngo nt tho time of tho conquest of thn Islnnds by neoplo nf Aryan blood nnd nuddhlst belief from India. A groat nnd prosperous emplro once existed thero, fnlllng nt Inst before dlsenso nnd Insulnr wnrs. When tho flnnl cnlnmlty wns nt hund nnd raid ing plrntlcnl bands, nccordlng to tho old 8nnskrlt records, woro dovnBtntlng tho realm, trio priests In ench Iocnllty woro compelled to despoil every templo nnd shrlno of tho grent wealth of Jnwels, gold nnd silver nnd hide It In tho p.-irth In caves' In tho mountnlns. Then enmo tho Moslem rnlders nnd that was tho end of all hopo of ever restor ing to the tomples the gold nnd sliver overlaid work, nnd to tho eyes, oars nnd fingers of tho Idols the beautiful Jewels tnken from them Grndunlly tho secret of each enche has perished Bave In ono or two localities where tluddhlst priests have been able to remain continuously nnd pass tho secrets on from goncrntlon to gen oration. All through the Enst Indies nro places whero plrntes hnvo hidden treasure. Ono of theso Is on tho Island of Celohes. on tho Mncnssar Htrnlt sldo, whero tho great Dyak robber Snuk-Ilulan put In with his prons nnd plntns nnd. according to tho nrltlsh Admiralty records, took nil of his wealth nshore nnd came boldly out to fight tho sloop-of-war Nestor, only to bo blown out of tho wnter hy her guns. As nearly ns this can he traced It was nt the mouth of a llttlo river thnt runs down to the sea between Macassar and P.ilba.