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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMHEK 16, 1892. (UMMI H tnqulrlnn or rointnunlralliina ll WUtlOfl to rrlouUur to Dl T. II. BOMIMi Newport, Vt. Kdltorlal NotlngL "Thovoh onc bray n fool in a mor tar wilh a peatle, yet will not his folly depart frora hini," ia a proverb which forcea itaelf upon oue'a thoughts wlio hears nf an orcbardist in tho Haldwin zone planling Bpples like the Wealthy and Mclntoah lUd for prollt. Thoso applrH arc for zones where Haldwin", 8pira and Kinga cannot be growu for the " cold north," whero mcrcury freczca iu the thermometcr. When you hnvo a good tliing, that you know to bo good, whul do you want to go gandering after clr.'nge gods foi? " Lct will enrugh ah ni ' Tfll prculinr qualiticatioti of the " acrub farmer " llel in bll ability to " run out '' good land, No ollicr Dll can rqiml hini at inoh a job. Ile doct it by the help of poor toola,poor lillagr, scaut ntid poor leeding, stingv manur ing and abundimt wceda scaltering their ripe secda cverywherr and pov rty caBla bcr m intle over the whole busitiess. Foi;"ways that are dark and tiicks that are vnin," thc bcatlien Chinrc is not pecu'iar. Take for instance the ne fariotis COtomllltOD inerchant, or the city dealer, who keeps your bean bags, Qndl two or three " off fl.ivor " tubs or boxes Rmong your l)uller; remlU you S4r for the 60 WOrtb of appli s hc boughtnfyou, and the hundred other "PeterFunk" tricka be nnderttande, and plnys upon men wbo trust his " houcsly a tbing be never had un atoni of, and hu uo use for. Tiik Ttural New Torktr is offered for onn dollar a yeai ! Rvery farmer in the Uuited Sm'cb and Oanada ought to subseribe to it. We have bad it for twenty-flveyean, It uaed tocoit 82.60 a yenr, and wa9 ricbly worth the price. It haa been improving all the time. This is surely the age of chcap iustruc tion on the farm. Two thousand dol lara in casl) presenta and prcmiuma are to be given away to aub?eribers during the year. We sen Editor Carman's father's naine in the Tribune'a liet of BtUliotudree, and some tuay th'mk therc wil! be a draft made ou bim to carry out this progratunie; but the Hurul has aiways a good deal more than paid its own way, and we guees it will eontinuc to do so though it is hard to see liow, at this new price. Address liural I'ub lishing Co., Titues Building, New Yoik, X. Y., for sample copiea. doubt that Ihe average skill is far grcater in Kngland. It has boen shrewdly remarked that " every man is as lazy as he darea to be," and thcre can be little doubt that the tcnant farmers of (Jrcal Hritain are not likely to be quitc so couragcoua in this way, undcr thelr conditions, as Ameriean farmors under theirs. There is un boundcd capital behind the agricultural iuterest iu Eugiaud; whilc, in the sense in which we use the word hero, the average Ameriean farmer is about des titute of capital. " The deatruction of a poor man is his poverty"; and cvcn with equal skill we could not rcason ahly cxpect to see Ameriean farmers produco such good average crops of wheat as Hritish farmers. Another point lias becti made, that the grcater piicc of all kindsof grain in Kurope has allowed of grcater cxpenditure ou such crops. This difference is now much lessciied by chcap transportntion on land and sea; and that fact probably ac counts for tbc growiug ditconteut among Knglish farmers, and the at lcndaut fall iu agricullural rent. Ii will not take lonsr, in the present statc of the grain markcts of the world, for thesc liest farmers of Englai:d to Bnd their iuterest iu emigTttloo; aud it is reasonable to cxpect that, if our high tariff i maintaincd, the current of such a movemcnt will be toward thc choice gnin lands of ourMiddle States Ohio, I'eunsylvanio, Virginin, Kentucky and Western New York. Farm lands of tbc best quulity are now very chcap, because of so much wcstward inimigra tion; and tbcro never will be a llnir cliance for BoglUh tcnant farmers to bcttcr tbcmclves than is now at their disposal. : A WlNDSOB OOUnty, Vt., crrrospon dcut kiudlv retnarki: " We have takcn your papcr for many yiars, and con sidcr tbc agrloultural department worth more tbau all other farm papera which we have." Ile gous on to ask some questious about debornlng eatUe, which we have answorcd, bv mail but may add herc tbat Weregard this opera tion, when carefully pi rformcd, to be as simple and barmleea Bl tbe vaccina tion ofa ohlld, The impression which has gonc abroad , that it is cruel and bar barous, cannot be held for a monient by auy one wbo has seen it, and who knows, as every dairyman knows, how cattlc will iujure and torment cach other with their borns. There are no " master cows " and " nnderllngs " In our herd. now. Each and every one, evcn the weakest, acls and fecls like a free-born Ameriean cllizen, unbarmlng and unharmcd by its fellows. Even the bull partakes of this inlluence; and though even a hornluss bull is not any too sifc, removiog his horus teuds to EDITOR JENKKB Fust of the Montreal Journal of AgrieuUurt vcry kindly sends us thc following cutting from the Ei glish Agricultural Oozette, which con tains probably as corrcct a statcracnt in reganl to the average crop of wbeat in Fngland as can be had: " Iu 18.'!'J the average produce of wheat in Kngland and Walea was cstimaled by MacCul loch at 26 bushels per acre, and Mr. Philip I'uscy expressed a hope that by better selection of secd we might raise this aruount to '27 bushels per acre. This was prevloua to the great stimulus which agriculture was about to reccive from the application of science aud the formation of our great agricultural po cietics. The estimate of 2(i bushels per acre, which appeared satisfactory in 1830, bas no doubt been exceeded, but not to the degree which might have been anlicipated. Probably no such remarkatile instance of agricultural de velopmcnt bas cver been, or is ever likely to be, wituessed as tbat which took place between 1840 and 1880, or the forty jears which followcd the birth of tbe Hoyal Agricultural Society. How, tbi-n.lid this great improvemcnt in agriculture alfect thc average yield of wheat iu tbc United Kingdom? The question may be answere l as followi: Thc average estimated yeld of wheat in Great Hritain during the niost receut yeara has been to the acre; in 188G, 96.9; 1887, 112.0; 1888, 28.0- 1880,28.89; 1890, IIO.M; average over five years, 29.99." Tiik (la-.ettt'x statemeut is from the )en of Prioolpal Wrightson, of the ag ricultural college atDowntou, near Salis bury, Eog. Mr. Jenner-l;'u8t, in send ing us this onttlDg, adds: " You will see that in my lettcr I rather understated the geueral average; and I can assure you that my stalcment that forty bushels an acre is what all good farmers in Kng land, on good land, look for as a rule, ls not too strong." Our friend is entirely right in this assumption; but at the same time we thiuk we ibould be cqually justilicd in saying that the same class of farmers iu America would, undcr like couditious, look for thirty-live or thirty-six bushels. An important ques tion, then, in compariug the two coun tries, would be, what is the relative proportiou of good farmers on good land in each? Wk have never yet been satisticd with such statenieuts as were made in our last dai ymen's meeting, to the ef fect that near the end of the season thcre is often a loss of lifteen per ceut, or more, of Ihe butter in deep setting as cornpired with centrifugal creaming. Our experience, so far, has been dcad agalnst it. Our cows have, in this (their flrst) year, been in milk an aver aue of eleven mouths, and niost of them are now dry, or nearly so; and they will all come iu before New Year's day. As the milk has dccreased in quantity the perccntage of butter from it has greaily iucreaaed indeed it has almost kept up to tbo average, until some of the cows were dried off. This average has bcou but little under a pound per cow per day. If (ifteen to twenty per cent of the cream was re tained in the milk, toward the last (as was stated at Brattleboro), then all we can say is that this last milk must have been pretty nearly clear cream which visibly it was not. It was raised in a Stoddard creamery. The skiimncd milk has no appearanoe of retaioiog more cream than at any previous time during the season, uor is it perccplibly ricbcr to the eenses, or in culinary use. BKFJCBBtNQ to an extract priuted above from the Euglish Ayriculturul QaxttU, and our remarks thereon, we may approprlately call attention to the following extract from the same journal of September 19. In it Mr. J. P. Shel don jtnakes tbe following comparative showing: "I will take a good lime stone farm, of say .'i50 acres, in Derby shire, and strike an approximate balauce of receipts betweeu the two years I have indicated, a farm carrying forty to lifty milch cows and 150 breeding ewes. It will slaud about as follows: IIN a As to the land, we have " oceaus " of the best wheat land in the world in America, and we think we have a con siderable advantage iu the matter of climate, at least over a great part of our coutineut. When it comes to good farming, however, there can be no 7 toiin I'lii'esr at T.Ss. iht cwt II Hurpltis cows or bHhhM CU Jlo 0 m rotwi i'hIvos, in t i i Ht 3UH 97 10 4IMI TliH. l.ultur.lti wlnti.r. nt la.Htl :ltt u ITntit rroin ptK "i tht? year 40 .VI i"'.''tH. 1 1 1 tho Mutumn, at Nl,.f 100 V) ilmft t'wes, 1 11 1 1i uiituiiin , Ht .Vlt Vtfi Ml fnt wetherrt, ln autumn, il fio. W Woil.tty IK0 I, d. 0 0 0 11 11 0 Totnl tlJHt 10 0 18W. . . d. m in 0 m 11 11 ton cliHen at tot. per cwt 1 aurnliia i-iiwii ur lifirnrn Ht L'lo. . . yiMlilK I'.llven, lll AlirillK. Hl iu M :i40 (li. Inittnr, In whilor. t Ii 17 u I'rutlt from plga.lay 3A 0 .VI liiKKta Ht JS N! lll 50 (Irait uwna at 3ht 7 10 M rat wdthurn at MM US 0 Wool.aay u 0 Total C'-" 0 llalance Iu fHvnr of imHMH 10". Can anylhing be more strikiug, or more couvincing as to the present statua of Hritish farming, than such flgures I from such a competent authority? A difference in grocB returns on the snmo fnrra amounting to upwards of 82,;i00 would seem to leave less than no profit at all, cxcept by a proportional reduc tion of t xpcnses aud of rent, of which we have no Ktalemcnt. The more we think of it, tho more clear it seems that thcre is bouud to be a strong tcmpta tion for cvon tho mcst favorably Bitu ated Hritish farmrr to emigrate to America. TBIRE is another point Btill to bo tbottgbt of in this conncction. Ilistory shows that the great dcvelopment of Knglish agriculture camc under the prcsBUio of the N.ipolconic wars, which made the importation of food products extrcmely risky and expeusivc. A similar state of thiuts aroso during our civi' wnr; but tbc dcmand xvas not met by the devclopment of better methods of agriculture bo much as by the opcn ing up of thc rich prairic lands of thc middb) West. Thesc lands are now Iob ing their fresh fertility, aud will rcquire a much butter systcm of larming to cn abletbcm to supply the great home and fon iijn demand for food products. The chief obstnc'.cB that the Knglish farmi r in America would encounttr are the diffcrences of climate and his on n pig beaded Dotton that evejrytblng that is not Knglish is wrong. He will doubt 1p.88 flnd many Ihings in our agriculture wrong; but unless be ci ines to his task in the New World wilh unaccustomed modesty, he will Dnd hitnsclf failing as a farmer even more sorrowlully than his Ameriean Delgbbora. Jolin Gonld at Bome No man from abroad has givcn Ver mont farmers more pleasure and sntis faotlon at our dalrymen'i mectinL'R than plalo, practica! and wiily John Gotlld. It has got so tbat we feel that we ibotlld be defranded if John were not on hand wilh his tbrewd wit and practica r -eepte. Tbe followlog notioe of his bome ll from the I'mrticnl Farmer, bv T. B Terry: Wife andldiove over to"Jihn's" not long ago, for a day's Vibit. Notioe, i( ia " John'i," not Mr. Qould's. Kvery body oalli bim John, DonM you knuw that is evidenoe of good feuowshipf Ile has a deligbtful farm home, and a wife that everybody likes even better than they do John. He has a natural irrass farm. Hc keeps a dairy of twelve cows. Ile has awarm, light barn, with watcr in it, and keep8 the cows tied in there all winter without exercise iu the cold air. His is a sensiblc plan for cows kept for milk onjv, without doubt; but of couise he gets laughed at aud almost abuscd by those who are way behind bim. It will aiways be so. The appeurance of his cows and their returns are the best answcr. I never saw a dairy in better order when iu milk, nor in more perfect health. The day we were there (August 18) tbe nine cows yet in milk gavc 178 pounds. Kcmf-mbcr, they are a winter dairy, comiug fresh iu the fall. Three were dry and about ready to calve. Up to the 1st of August they had giveu S700 worth of milk. sold at a near-by factory, beginning the 1st of last Novcmber. As there will soon be some fresh cows, thc yield for the ni xl two months will probably average greater than thc day we were there. It will be putting it low to say $S0() in a year from twelve cows, and that does not include what is used in the family (or a few dollars' worth sold to neigh bors), and Mrs. Gould don't feed ber family or friends ou skim milk. I can bardly show as liue and clean a straw berry bed as John can, and I arn cer tain they smoihered their berries in cream, and still ten cows iu July gave 0,348 pounds of milk to sell. Old Ileauty, a thorougbbred Sborthorn, calved AugUBl 2.J, 1891, and the day I was there, after milking 358 days, gave eighteen pounds of milk. During the cold weather of mid winter, January and February, when all the cows were giving milk, John'e blred man drow out 10,000 pouuds, which sold for 207. John is doing his work iiloue this summer. ezcepl that his fathcr, who is sevcnty years old, oame and belped about haying. And John and his wife cnjoy il, doing what they cau thcmst lvcs. I can bardly see how they could do so wcll, and write so much and so well, too. There were abon! forty loads in tbe barn oi as line dover bay as can be fOUnd tliis year. Tho silos were empty, but there was as good a piece of cnsilage corn as I have seen this year. It is not up to what Jobn geuerally has, but good for this vt rv wet season. Now the question will undoublcdly come up in your minds, why doetn't he keep more cows and do a l.irijer bul neas? I knew well enouffb, but atked bim, 10 I could give you his answer. In aubitance be aald: "I do not want to lill the house with hired rucn. Wife and I are baving a good tlmc, and do ing well enough. I haven't auy tcnant house, and, with my writiuu, would bardly like to try the worry and care neccssarily coming with a dairy of foriy cowa. Half way tendcd to, it would pay no better than my little dairy doeB now. To make a aucces of a large dairy, I should have to about give up writiug, and go to no more institutts in wiiucr. As it is, under my wife's good management, one man can tmd to my twelve cows and do pretty wcll whilc 1 am away.'' Now, when you are tcmptcd to think that friend (iould make his money otherwiso than from tho farm, kindly remcmber that niy opinion (and I have known bim longj is tbat he is doing a- wcll now, linau cially, all around, perhaps, as lie can, but If he cared to give up writiug aud lccturing entirely, and push blt dairy iug up, as he knows just how, to three timei his present number of cows, he coultl niake his cows brlug bim $2 000 u year, after paying blred hclp. He would, I think, cnjoy ihowing people that this cau bo doue, but hc il doing far more good in thc world writiug his practical, aeusiblo articles, right from the barn and Qeld, and keeptng a tcw cowb in a payiug way. Noticc, thcre is no sclling of tancy butter, or of milk iu the city, but rather at the factory at same pricea men gel who so manage tbkt they only roceive 830, moro or leas, fr m a cow. tbmtscmmts. CUffovd Itlackman A Boston Boy's Eyesight Snved Porhaps His Lito By Rood'i Sarsaimrllla IJIooil Pol- oned by Canker. Iicaii tim followlni from a ratefut uotheri " My llltli! liny liail SiTirh-t I'rvi'r wlu n I j p.-in Old, and It left liltn veiy weuk nml wltli lil 1 polnoiirfl . ilh rnnkrr. Ilis eyea 1 :un' so Inflauwd that his inffnrtngi wttt Intoiue, amt for leven wcnks lio Could Not Open His Eyes. i took htm twtea dQrliig that Hme to the Kjre anil Enr (nftmUUY on Oharlei strci't, but tliolr remcilles fnlluil to dO aln tln; laintett ihftdOW of good. I commenoiMl kIvIhk bim Bood'l Baraaparilla ami it soon rrared htm, i iiavo never ilonhtcil lliat I! aiivt-il l.. nIiiIii, immi If ncil hia cr? IIIV. Von may nn' I lns t.-s. Hmonlailnanr way jrou enooae. lamalwaTa reaily lo louoa Uie pnUie of Hood's Sarsaparilla beeanaeof the wonderfni loodltdid my lon." AimiF. k. iti.AcKMAN. BSU Washington st, Bolton, Mass. Qet BOOO'B. HOOD'8 PlLLS aro hiinil iiuulf, and ari per fect ln eonipositlon, proportiou iad appearance. iittcttiscmcnta. CASESof INSANITY From tho Effects of "L A GRIPPE,, Arc A l:i i in ino 1 y Prevalent. SIJICIDKS From the Samo Causc arc An nounced in Every Paper. Would you be rid of tbe awlul effects of La (irippe ? Thcro ia BUT 0KE 8UBE BEMBDT Jlhnt JtKVER IMII.s. J ! DANA'S SARSAPARILLA! We Gnarantee to CURE you r BE Kl'XD your money COULB WE I0 MORE :: ISN'T IT WORTH A TRIAL? AT A PLEASANT 1 i THE NEXT MORNING I FEEL BRiGHT AND NEW AND MY COMPLEXION 15 BETTER. Mv flfH't'ir ftljt It sct ir'ittlv in th" ItOtpttOh, UTVf ud kidneyi, and toa plemaani Iwtatlve, Thts iritik i- Diaae Fronn berbHi ami i.h prapwwl fornM aH caity an u-n, it ItoMled LANE'S MEDICINE All itnitrcNtsjM'll It nt BOg, nml twt pMkage. Bnv onc to ilny. Lnnr'H Kninilv Mt'ilicliir movi'N h bowpli riich day ln ortlor to 1 hcalthy. this PROLIFIC POULTRY FOOD WILL MAKE HENS LAY Mlxed wilh tho moming foed prevetiti -77 .Vi-'iiif nti'i r 4tthrr l't khty, OUrei A sninll HMtii PXpndod foi" it will rrttirn nnany i imr- t cosl ui the Ith roased pro ditotfon of Ktf. Bold by Seedamen Veedtneiii lruL'tritH. nii'l Gonerftl J-ai. et-8. 1 Jh. Vkix -V'. 2', lh. Pkg. BOo. 51b. vu. 1,00. I Pkg. aent by mall for 40o. L. B. L0R0, Proprt1 BURLINGTONT. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM riratiM ami lifantifnri lfn hair. I'roinotrt b luxuriaiit frjnwtli Never Fails to Hestoro Oray Hair to ita Touthful Color. Curt - ,l i - ii hair talling. .V'--, anl $1 "i af Irti(rpirtt 1 N I DOWNS' ELIXIR H. DOWNS VEGETABLE BALSAMIG i i cri "."he Consumptive and Feetale and n who I t iH. rfrom MMylMMliMMM hqUld HM Pnrkor'n Oln(rcr i 'I'onlo. (toumtb wpnlOoajrh, wMKLann Oebiiity ,ln- j, .1 KrliiKle WialllW Hh. ulntiin MRU. 1. HINDERCORNS. Tho only nn mr Ibt Cora deaf; ELIXIR - Has atood the teii for flfty-nine JjJ' yvn rs and haa proved (itaelf tbc ijbeat rciiicdv known for tluwureof Consumption, o Coughs, Colds, wnooping (jougn, and all Lung Disoasos in jroutlg or old. SOLD EVERYWHERE. I'rice, 25c. , BOo., 91.00 per bottle. EErST,."Ei:C5t 1 LOSD, rrspi., BsrUnjton.Vt. DOWNS' ELI XIRj NFSS A Hifitl NOISfS CllRtlJI? i't J 1 .1-1.11.1. TL'iUUR ll? riJ'iMinat. Whlnnen heird. Con hrttUt. Nnrr-airnl whro.u ;ir . -M-, r Soldh, V. HIS) ox, Mlf Mjl Hr'ila.. .ir Vftrll. . ..r liuo wl lirutil. 1 KtK. SalvaUon Oil x'A" i'JLiTi" $500 Reward ! I We will pay ttio ftbOTt rewarii for Any o:ise nf i I.tver Oomplfflllti DjnpaptWi Blck Hf;iUi'lie. Imll Ketton, (Jonttti)ntioii r I'OHtlvehess we t'annnt riira with Wi'Kt'i Vegeteblfl UVer PUU. when the dtrec Uoni ! trlctly oompltad with. They are purely Voptuhle. and neviT fall to t,lve ttatUfititlon. i Bugai Coated Larna imxes. oontatiuiii 30 PilU. SS . enti Baware of oooptarfalti ami nnitHtinnn The genulne manuf ncturad ouly by THEJOHN 0 wkst COBUaNY, 0UIUAOO, lll. Sold by all druRKlta Make No Mistake! Ifyou want a Stove or Range, be sure and get a STEWART They make more friends. please more people, warm more families, and save more coal than all the cheaply constructed and expensively advertised stoves in the market. BARROWS & PECK MONTPELIER, - - - - VERMONT. FOR LADIES 0NLY Cliiprd and Coniicnied. Mahsachusktts haa 88,000 doga atid 40,000 aheep. Ykr, it will pay any farmer to read about hia buainoaa, for, no matter how experienccd be may be, there are many thinga hc will never learn from hia own experience. To the farmer cngacil iu dairying reading is eapccially bcn idotal, Tiik pulling qualitiea of a horae may be materially developed. The reaaon that one horae can pull a much heavier loid than another of the aame aize and wcight ia aimply hccauae he knowa how. This " know how " ia what yoa want to lcach him. THBBV hundrcd buahela from ten acres ia far better than three bundred from thirty acrea. There ia aound philonophy and buaiucaa aeuae aa well in thc mtixim of the " little farm well tilitd" for the gnneral claaa of farmera whopc capital is not large. HOW fn quently arc we asked to vote for a corporation atlornt y for a legMatlva offloel How many of us have been foois enoagh in thc pait to have voted for thcm! An out and out corporation afftnt or attorncy ia no flt reprcaenta tive of anylhing but the corporationa. Notick the nonaenae of farmers briiitiiig their clips to markc t with filth attached tbat the sheep slicara botlid have rcmovcd, and of putting an almon cndltHn picce of twine on each tl-'ece, with the uppoeltloo that i harnyard manure aud jute would pasa for wool. To mnkc the production of pork I profltable the atock must bo kept grov ing Btaadily from iufancy until rcady for niarki t. From threu to four wceks old is tbe most critic 1 period, aud it often taxes tho akill of the feeder to lide over this period without uulavor ablc rcsulta. TlIK facts show that the records of : great production have been followed by j years of OODtinned large yiclda, aud that I ihe cows which moat distinguisheil i thcmaelvcB in the dairy are the very j ones that have produced the famofcl 1 buitcr cowa and bulls of succeeding gcnurauons. Don't take off a wire to save time and lct your sheep run throuijh, and then cxpect they will pay alteutiou to it when you tack it ou again. Don't for an instant imai;ine that a sheep haa any brains. If you haven't enou.di to go around for yoursclf and your Ilock, don't kccp aheep. It ia not an i-xasrgeration to sav that if all thc butter mado in the statc were niadc acoording lo thc methods taught in our dairy achool, it would incrcase thc market value many hnndred thous and of dollara every year. It would double the protit of bulter-makiug to one-balf the farmers. KOTHINO can be worsc folly than to whlp a horee when he ia frightened. He doisn't get frightened because he wanta to. It ia only because he bas seeu or heard eomcthing that he is not familiar witb. After he once gets thor oughly acquaintcd with the object of his uneasiueaa, it will never frighten hini again. EVERY day that a souud, able-bodied horse is not worked he is adding tho coat "f bi keep to the expenses of his owuer. It not only pays to keep hor3ea busy, but it adds to their value as well. No work-horsc of niature aje is bene tited by a lay-off of two or three days out of ihe weck if he is not used too hard when he is at work. THBBX are numerous waya of im proving a horse, or developing him, if ihe matter is atudicd inteltigently. It will pay in dollara and centa to improve anv horae that is worth keepine. Aa this can be done while the ordinary work required of the animal is being performed, it need not take any of the time of the trainer or the horse. A WIUTKH cautiona dairymen to keeji nmshrooms out of the paBture. Xow if thcre is any place where niusbrooms grow more plcntifu!ly than in a cow pasture we have never found it, and to expect a dairyman to go over a forty acre lot every morning before the cowa are turned out and pick up the mush ruoms that have growu thc previous nL'hi i a8king too much. Geobob (. lX)v ihus writea to the Poultry Yurd: To ahow how little some people kuow about poultry, a man wrote rae laat wcek from thc West ask ina my price for trio of capona. Said h wauud two pulleta, inatead of hene. and as tiue a capou rooster aa I had. This man keeps a large poultry estab liehment, with all kinda of fowls, and yet doean't know what a capon i8. At the Iowa station thc experimont was made of feeding both oil meal and tl ixaeed rueal to cows to provc the rt'laliva value of thc two rueals, aud aleo their effect upon cows iu calf. The feeding licgau wilh tive pouuds, aud this quantity waa inoreaeed up to eight po nda, which was all thc cows would eet. The resulls showed that tbe meala Were ii"t injurious, even when fed lib eralh , and had uo tendency to cauae aboriion, the cows carrying iheir calves the full time. In the line of Cooking Ranges we carry the LKADERS. It one does not suit you, another will. The Grawford Grand, the Glenwoods, and the Acorns, all have their merits. It costs you nothing to call and look over our goods at any time. We have a full line of Agate Ware, Tinware, Cutlery and Hardware. SMITH & SOMERVILLE, ... WATERBURY, VT. QUICK ani Suue. One-third of a houie curea neuraluia and backache Mr. V. II. QU1 HyeBville, Guerusey, Co., Ohio, writea: " I liad a aevere at tack of ueuralgia and paiua iu my hack and sbouldera, and after using one thlrd of a bottle of Salvation Oil waa able to go to work." o Tbe onto Patnt tbat will inoeeetfalljr msist tin- ai'tion of salt air. the sun's ilireet rays, auil eoal gas. Faet. denOIMtrated by arlaal toits. LIQUID RUBBER PAINTS Kkkrt thou a colt that lacks bot tom " aud endurancc? ll ia not be cause he ia a " fcrub." It is hccauae hia aire haa livcd iu luxurv in a box stall. Think not? Well, tblok further. Thirty-six sliailns, nnacially MleOtad twina tlie moal aaraUa amt oolot lastiug, oaitiraeiuu all the latest Ktylinli sliailes iu lioily ami triiuuitui; eolors Houses Painted Ten Years Still Looking Well. liiKerMoH'N I.iqiiil Rubb.1 BottM 1'aiuts, Iiitlustnti'tiblH Barti I'aiats, Carria( and Wagon I'aiiils. Olilest Mixed I'alnt Hdusb iu rVmsrioa. BatablUo.d 1M8. Corrospnudeuee solieitoil. O. W. lNOKKSOl.I., Proprietor, J41 aiul MS Plymouth stroet, Brooklyu, Now York. Deskkvino I'haisk We desire to aay to our citizens ihat for veara we have been lelling Dr. King'a New Dis covery for Ci usumptiou, Dr. King'a New Life l'ills, llucklcu's ArnicaSalve aud Bieetrlo ltittcra, aud have never haiidled remedics that sell aa well, or ihat have giveu Buch universal satia faotlon, We do not hesitate to guaran. tee them every time, and we stand ready to refund the purchaee price if satisfactory results do not follow their use. These remedies have won their great popularity purely on their merits. They are sold by C. Blakely, druggist, Montpelier, Vt. Childbbm Cry fur Pitcher's Uastoria (Jhildkkn Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.