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Ji A Mood KorMRn Crop. Dwarl Essex rape in a good forago crop for boof cattle, but in hardly ile nirable for milch cows, as it in Habltj lo taiut the milk. It is primarily a forago crop for sheep and hogs. It would be better to plant corn for cow or now millet or dome kind of small grain like oats or rye, providing me droughty season comes early in the summer. If it comes lute in the fall, corn planted early will give nil the greeu food needed for tko dairy onimals. lloir to Maki Alls Clrxrma. A very good axle grease is mado by mixing 1 gallon of petroleum, 4 ounces of tallow, 1 ounces of palm oil, d onuces of plumbago and 1 ounce of Modu. Heat to 181) degrees Fahren heit for an hour or more and then cool. Auother axle grease is made by Honing 4 gallons of wator with 4 pound of Scotch soda and a 10-pouud mixture of palm bil and tallow in any proportion which wiU make the grease of the desired hardness. Heat to boiling and then stir until the mixture is cooled down to G.) or 70 dogreeii. Wtl Aiming- llenn. After beans have blossomed it is not best to work among them, espe cially if the weather and soil be wet, and there should be no cultivation while the leaves are wet with rains or lew. Hence the eariy cultivation of beans should be thorough, so as to allow them to ripen before the weeds smother them. It is not best to plant beans on land that is very rich in nitrogenous plant food, because such laud is very weedy. Soil of moderate fertility with a dressing of phosphate and potash will make a good rain crop, while on the richer land with out the mineral fertilizer, there will be only a large growth of haulm and leaves. An Oat-o'-Dcor Keeil Tronirh. Where several hogs are quartered in an orchard or other pasture they must be fed out-of-doors. To keep each one from crowding and fighting bis neighbor when eating, make such a trough us is shown in the illustra- TATITTTIONED FEED TROUGH FOB HOOS. tion. The bottom part of a barrel is auwed off and two narrow strips of board are fitted together and nailed lirmly into the trough, as in the drawing. A flour barrel can be made to answer this temporary purpose, but a trough from a stouter barrel will prove more lasting. V f'KK anil Early IWoltlnir. Early molters make good winter layers, and it is safe to say that if poultry do not finish shedding feathers before cold weather sets in, they will bo likely to postpone layiug until npring, but such oues will prove early npring layers, and continue laying all summer, which will bo fall compensa tion for the winter's inactivity. As with tho matured fowls, so with the late hatchod pullets; thoy seldom begin laying until spring. Pullets hatched in March will probably molt in November or December, just at the time when eggs are bringing a good pricu. Tbe April hatched pullets will lie the oues to depend upon for eggs during the winter. Leghorns lay per haps the earliest of the breeds com niouly growu. Some will lay at the ago of live mouths, tho Asiatics and larger kinds generally at seven to ten mouths. Food contuiuiug oil, such us linseed nieul, meat Bcraps, etc, with n mixture of ground oats, wheat, is useful to hasteu the feathering-out process. Poultry should bo well cared fcr during this critical process; should be housed iu clean, dry quarters and fed liberally. Some lose their plumage so gradually that the change can be scarcely noticed. Others become de nuded in a very short period, and such will re.juiro extra care. The I'll: lii Agriculture. XI o is found to produce a pound of product from less food than either cattle or sheep, and is therefore tho most economical machine to manu facture our great crop into marketa ble meat. Our people are becoming wiser every year, and exporting less, proportionately, of the raw material and more of coudeused product. If it takes seven pounds of oorn on an average to make a pound of pork, as is no doubt the cuse, tho farmer be gins to see the great economy of ex porting one pound of pork, bacon or ham, instead of seven pounds of corn. The difference in cost of freight makes a line profit in itself; bosidoi; tho pound of meat is generally worth more than seven pounds of corn in the foreign market. The pro duction of pork should be encouraged on the fnrthur consideration that it curries off less of the valuable con stituents of the soil than beef. The fat pig contains only three-fourths as much mineral mutter per hundred weight as the fat steer, and only two fifths as much nitrogen per hundred weight and therefore the production of a ton of pork on the farm will carry off only a little more than half the fer tility carried off by a ton of beef. This gives iu round numbers the compara tive efTeot of producing pork and beef. It is thus evident that the pig should have a high place in our agriculture; should be fostured in every way his capabilities studied and pushed his diseases carefully noted and pre vented, for he is the most profitable meat producing animal on the farm. The pig is an xaellout adjunct to the daily turning all the refuse milk whey into cash. As he is the king of our meat exports, so let us treat him with creat consideration. Farm Reporter. l'rfpnrlnjr Hi llnu llnne Vor Wlntur. It is never too early to begin the bnilding and preparing tho heuivery for the winter, rnd the man who does this work early i,- sure to havo com fortable quarters for the Inying hens just as soon as the cold weather nomas. It is bolter to add a little to the houses each summer, nnd thus extend the business on a linn basis, than to invest too much at the begin ning. Wo learn better then by exper ience what we need. Fancy farming does not pay, and those who have elaborate buildings are not always the onea who havo tho best success. Construct tho mailt buildiug on n slight elevation, :l possible, liere there is good drniunge, and on tho lee side of somo hill or oilier protective object. This will shield the house from cold Ktorins, and make tho quar ters far more comfortable for the chickens. Build tho house low and substantial. A high Louse lets in too much cold air, and a low mm is al ways warmer. Opening into this main roosting buildiug there should be a scratching shod into which tho fowl can go on stormy days and have all tho exercise thoy need, This shed should bo so arranged that the root can open in places to admit tho sun shine on clear days. Wo have many wintry days when it would bo very comfortable in any place, if the wind could be excluded aud I tin sun ad mitted. Tlie laying hens in particulat will appreciate such a scratching shed in the winter. The layiug shed should also open out from the main building, and this should be made long, low and very tight. The hens should be made at comfortable as possible while on th nest, nud this can bo accomplished only by bestowing special care in the construction of such a shod. In build ing all of the henhouses for wiutei use it will pay to give stone or brick foundation the whole length. Thi will keep out rats better than any thing else yet devised. Besides, it makes the houses warm, dry and durable. Then let the brick founda tion run up a foot above and a foot below the ground. The cost iu bricks will bo made up for in the extra num ber of eggs aud hens saved from the rats. Tho roof and sides should have tar or builders' paper tacked on be tween the outer and inner walls, and all knot holes and chinks will thus be tilled in. The yard for the chic kens to exercise in should be connected with these buildings by a rnn way. The yard should be large enough to give the fowls ample room to run about in without crowding up aguinst others. On'pleasant days they should be mado to stay out in the yard. Farm, Field and Fireside. VeTlces For Jturvestliiff Cnrn. Not every man knows how to stand up a shock of coru which will not twist or lean into an unrecognizable mass after it has had time to season, says a writer iu the Iowa Homestead, from which tho cuts are reproduced. When I put up coru by hand I always use a jack like that seen in figure 1. Pull the jack along to the place whero the shook is to stand, so that the ron BnocEina and tviso. round piu through the i!xt piecu is directly over the place for the shook. Set up four armloads in the four re cesses of the jack made by the pin rnuning through at a, b, o and d. When the shock is half or two-thirds made, remove the jock by withdraw ing the pin and finish it without. Tie the shock when done by means of a contrivance shown in figure 2, composed of a pole five or six foet long, with a rope put through an anger hole iu tho pole. This is thrust through tho shock two-thirds of tho way up, and tho rope drawn nronud the shock as tight as it can be drawn and made fast to the pole while tho shook is being tied. A shock made in this manner and properly tied wilt stand a long tune aud will stand weK. If the corn is to bo husked out before it is to be fed to stock, a husking bonch, shown in tho second out. will be convenient. This is carried up alongside of ashock which is tipped over on the bench. The busker seats himself on tho seat and begius working the Btover toward him, and when he gets a bundle of convenient size it is bound and laid asido, and so on until all is husked. This prevents missing any, aud it is far more convenient to sit than to kneel down in the mud or snow. Iu hauling iu the bundles I have found it very convenient to load from the rear part of the wagon by walking up a running board, which hangs on the rear of the rack and is dragged along to the next shook all the time. Ihe rear post of the hayrack should be removed, and two short, stout cor ner pieces nailed on just high enough to not interfere with loading, but which will prevent the corner bunches of fodder slipping off. I have never shredded any fodded, and kuow noth ing of its value from apraotical stand point, having fed all my fodder in the old-fashioned manner. I have seen the corn harvesters at work, whioh seems to me to be very gbod thing for those who make a business of us ing much fodder annually in the feed ing ration. An Italian statistician has oomputed by means of railroad returns that the foreigners who visit Italy attend annu ally S61.0U0.U00 in that couWry. TUB HUHKINO BENCH. UTILIZING BY-PRODUCTS. fURNINC WASTE MATERIAL INTO MARKETABLE ARTICLES. tome Ways by Which Manufacturers Are Knnhleil to Add to Their Wealth An. clilentiil Discovery of n Fori of Min eral AVool Svstum of "ItrlqiiettlnK," The question of disposal of wanto naterinl is an important one for every nanufacturer nud industrial com nunity. Preservation of water sup ply, availability of land for plaut nnd itorage, to say nothing of the pollu tion of the air and general health of jmployes, largely depend upon the lolutiou of this problem, and it also means much iu dollars and conts through the saving that incidentally may bo accomplished. Coal and iron men were the first to 3nd the accumulation of debris a sori )us matter. Slack and slate could be out to no use. Furnaces were con trived that burned slack, but even ;hen the difficulty was not obviated, 1'or slate and dust remained. When joke was made, a vast amount of oraizo (fine particles) aconmnlated. lticb.es went up in smoke until the by-product ovens camo into use and tmmonia, gas, tar and carbou were taken out, little being left. Gas manu facturers found a ruinous waste till ihey began manufacturing tarred roof ing paper, and oven now they aro not satisfied with the' economy secured. Iron mill owners from early days havo not known until recently what to do with fine dust nnd slag, and werkers of wood iu saw and plauing mills have had quantities of dust nud shavings for which thero wTis nothing but tho furnace or torch, with danger of conflagration. Pittsburg has been a centre of activity along these manufacturing lines, and there the solution of saving devices has first been worked out. Slag formerly was dumped 'out in great hot masses to bo broken np later with the sledge and taken by rail to be used for tilling. One day in Steubenville, Ohio, a workman, playing cold water through a hose upon redhot slag, accidentally turned the stream against molten metal. An explosion resulted, and when he looked for the sing it was not there. Instead he saw a snowy mass that looked and felt like asbestos. That was the beginning of the discovery of one form of mineral wool. Soveral iron and steel companies have im proved upon the method, but tho prinoiple remains the same. The wool is better thau hair or taubark as a non-conductor for protecting nud filling walls and iloors of dwellings. Recently it hail been used there in the manufacture of safes. Packed tightly botween the steel walls, it is iui porvions to tho burglar's tools, It will break any drill known. ltailroad men find that furnace slag, well broken, is excellent ballast. It is also ground there and mnde into tiles, fire bricks and Portland oement. The kind of product depends on de mand and local needs. The system of "briquetling" has provided new means of economy to both mill and mine. "Briqnottiug" has beon known iu Germany, Frauce aud Wales for several years. it was brought to the attention of Americans through consular reports. It consists in compressing in moulds, by simple nud powerful machinery, any pulver ized substance and holding it by some amalgam or "binder," suoh as resin, bitumen or oil. Through this system and others similar, dust aud waste fragments may be used. Among the substances handled at a profit are precious metal ores, tunnel dust, con centrates, coal, peat, lignite, coko braize, iron ore, flue dust, manganese ore, iron sand, cement, sawdust, cork dust, etc. The material is fed into machines and comes out in cylindrical chunks about three inches in diameter and four inches long. The "briquetting" machine men complain that times are too good for them. Manufacturing establishments in Pittsburg, Providence, Chicago aud Philadelphia are too busy for them to turn out the ordersundereight weeks, and when prices are good and profits are easily made, iron, coal and coko mon are not particular about saving the little things. Time of reduced prices and narrow margins drivo them back to the system of caring for scraps. Mesaba ore, which crumbles easily, leaves a great deal of dust. Briquctted, it can be saved for $3.00 a ton. Iu the river valleys of Western Pennsylvania are three million or four million tons of coal dust, more valuable than slack or lump coal when solidified, as it is clean, not friable in moisture and pos sesses higher heat units. Furnace flue dust is ofteu sixty per cent, pure, and the value of a method of saving it is obvious. Briquctted coal is spec ially adapted to naval uses. Sawdust, compressed, beoouios excellent fuel. Slate, since the beginning of coal mining, has boon a source of trouble and expense. A Mononguhela lliver worker announces that it can be mule into fireproof brick and moulds for casting ingots and other manufactures of iron and steel. Drain tile and sower pipe of superior quality also come fiom this despised stuff. Over eaoh bod of bitumruous coal lies a layer of slate. This the mouldmaker grinds as it comes from the slope or shaft, and, mixing' it with something of the nature of cement, fires it to the proper degree of hardiness. There is no known limit to the use of materials heretofore considered as refuse. Manufacturers havo only be gun to see the opportunities within their grasp. Sewed I'p For the Winter. Here is an amusing inoident sug gestive, too reported in tho columns of the Charities Review: A Brooklyn school teaclrer sent a little Italian girl home "with the order to have her mothor wash her until she was clean." "The ohild returned shortly after ward, accompanied by its enraged mother, who said some things not really polite to the teacher, finishing with: 'She is wathed now, anyway.' "The only visible evidence of a bath was a clean spot aronud the lit tle one's mouth and nose. The toaoher told the mother that she had meant that the ohild should be thor oughly bathed. 'She should be put into a tub and washed,' she explained. " 'What!' in o tub? the woman ex claimed. 'Why, that would kill herl 'And, besides, she's sewed up for the winter.' " Gunton's Magazine. THE REAL REAaON. f Whitby Kxplnlne Why He Is An ell Plcturieiqne Slnnclt. "I can tell yon one thing, Whitby,' said Whitby's friend on the train t,b other morning, "you are about the most picturesque Bloiioh that com mutes on this road. Now I would bp so uueasy if I had the top button oil my overcoat as you have that it would be impossible for mo to contain my. self, and yet you simply fasten the coat together with a safety-pin, aud seem perfectly contented. "I try to be conteutcd under all circumstances and never to find fault,' replied Whitby, with a good-natured smile. "It is a fino way to be constructed," replied Whitby's friend, "but that is not au excuse for slouchiuess. Be cause a man is happy it is no reason that ho should go around with a saw edge ou his vest-binding sticking out like the whiskers ou a cat." "Your remarks are not without a certain force," ropliod Whitby, with n broader smile thau ever, "and they put mo in fine humor, and I am going to loll you of a few other irregularities that may ploaso you more (o hear o) thau to discover. Do you know that at the present time my suspenders are so badly out of kilter that I am wearing as a substitute a razor-strop that was formerly a suspender? ' "I would never suspect it from your gait." "Nevertheless, it is quite true," ropliod Whitby; ''and I have such big sagging-holes iu my shirt that I ofteu wonder why it is that I don't thrust my head through them when I dress in the a. in. "Aud still you are happy." "Perfectly," said Whitby, who con tinued: "I have also a button off my coat tails, aud perhaps it makes irni look lop-sided, but it doesn't make any difference to me so long ns I kuow that I am not lop-sided. If these buttons coining oil' bothered me as much as one would naturally suppose, I would get around the difficulty by wearing a sack-coat." Here Whitby's friond began to roar. "What's the matter now?" asked Whitby. "Why, your thumb and forefinger are sticking through your glove." Of course they are; and that is what enables mo to fish the chango out ol my vest pooket when I am ou the fly, instead of groping round aud fumbling for it for five minutes. Aud my vest pocket has such a rip in it that I have pulled the hole up to a point and tied a pieco of cord around it." "And then," said Whitby's friend, "tho bottoms of your trousers nre fearfully frayed." If that annoyed me, remarked Whitbv, "I should certainly turn thuiu up, like a true Londoner. But, you see, I want harmony, aud that lit . why I like- my trousers bottom frayed like my coat-binding. I may be very slouchy, but I am all right on form. I never wear a high hat with n sack-coat or a colored shirt iu full dress." "I know yon don't; but if you did, you would not have a wider reputation thau yn;i have uow. Some people think it is a wild affectation on your part that yon are copying the ways of the wild poet, whose greatness is so great that ho can't realize ou his light aud airy creations. I heard a stranger the other day speak of you as looking liko an inventor, and probably being a man starving while trying to raise capitul to put upon the market a gas- stove that cau be operated without gas. And theu you are not unlike a musical composer iu appearance. Per haps you are going around in this way to make people believe you are a millionaire." "No, that is not tho reasou I am going nrouud in this free-and-easy, unmuuded fashion," said Whitby. it is not to make people believe that I am artistic, or wealthy, or in different to and above the ordinary conventionalities of hfo." "Than there is a reason?" "If you must kuow, yes," replied Whitby, laughing good-naturedly, "and 1 know you are aching to know it." "I am." "And you wou't tell any one if 1 inform you." "Not to a living soul, replied Whitby's frieud; "it shall be invio late." "It is because my wife hasn't the time to sew on my buttous aud do my mending. "Why not?" asked Whitby's friond, in astonishment. "Because all her time is completely taken up sewing for charity." It. K. JIuukittriok, in Harper's Bazar. Value or Ginseng Hoot. "The digging of ginseng root," says the Keuueboo (Me.) Journal, "has become quite a business iu some parts of Somerset aud Franklin coun ties. For a long time it has been known that it was in great demand, and consequently brings a good price, as high uow as $0 or more a pound. This root is found most iu mixed hardwood growth, and somewhat re sembles garget. It has to be dried before it is ready for the market, and shrinks about two-thirds in weight. Half a pound a day means big waves to the digger, but Jthe scarcity of it makes it impossible to nnd even that unless, iu Western parlance, one strikes it rich. The question is being asked by laud owners whether the mau who goes on an other's land and takes value there from is not trespassing to a great ex tent and doiug that which he has no legal right, any more than if he should out a certain amount of wood or Inuiber on the land of auother and appropriate it to his own use." Women Part of the Arinv. Each detachment of the army ol Peru is accompanied by women oalled "rabonas." They carry the camp equipage and cooking utensils, cook the food and wash the garments of th soldiers, attend tbe sick and the wounded and are said to be remark ably skillful in making concoctions ol herbs for malarial fevers aud othei diseases whioh prevail in the army. During a battle theyplunder the deac of the enemy as well as take charge o! the wounded of the command to which they belong. They receive no pay, but rations and transportation art furnished them by the Government. POPULAR SCIENCE. It is reported that a meteor whioh fell recently in British Central Africa on the east side of Mount Bombn ex ploded with a noise that was heard for at least seventy miles to tho north and south. The fragments were scat tered over an area of nine miles by thiee, and somo of them weighed over Ive pounds. The atmospheric ocean surrounding tho earth is frequently disturbed by gigantio waves, which are invisible except when they carry parts of the air, chnrged with moisture, up into n colder atniospherio stratum where sudden condensation occurs. In this manner long, parallel lines of olouds sometimes make their appearance at a great height, marking the crests of a ripple of air waves, running miles above our heads, Notwithstanding the many traditions concerning mysterious lights soen hoveriug over swamps at night, aud iu spite of the attempted explanations of such phenomena in some popular books on scieuce, Professor N. S. Shaler says he is inclined to dis believe in the existence of these luminous appearances. He has studied swamps for many years, but has never seen a will-o'-the-wisp, and he sug gests that the reports about moving lights visible above swamps may 'bo due to subjective improssious induced by gazing into darkness. Among the places visited by tho German exploring ship Valdivia, re cently returned from the Autarotio Oceau, was Bouvot Island, which, although discovered in 17.11), was only known to have been sighted twice since its discovery, and until the Valdivia's visit had not been seen for more than seventy years. Tho island is the summit of a volcanic mountain rising three thousand foot above tho sea. Its crater is entirely ooverod with ice, which caves down in a steep wall to sea level. It is situated about 1800 miles west of south from the Cape of Good Hope. The operation of rhinoplasty is said to be a very common one at Heidel berg, Germany, where the students have long had the ugly habit of slash ing each other's noses iu their fre quent duels. A flap of skin is almost detached from the forehead and brought dowu over the nose which has been measurably destroyed, this skin then being stitched down ou either side of the nose, and in time becomes grafted thereto. Skin grafting is also quite common in cases of severe burns. Small strips of skin are taken from the untouohed parts and cut into small pieces, theu distributed over the raw surface. In time they take root and grow, spreading until they com pletely cover the place. The skiu of frogs, recently killed for the purposo, is frequently used where human cuticle cannot be conveniently ob tained. Iu Cape Colony considerable suc cess has been attained iu exterminat ing locusts by inoculation with the looust disease fungus, and this prep aration is now supplied by the di rector of the Bacteriological Institute to residonts of the colony at an ex pense of about ten oents per tube. In one instance a hundred locusts which had been inoculated with the disease were distributed among a swarm, and on the next morning aud subsequent days large numbers of dead iusects were fouud ou the sand dunes, killed, as was proved by a microscopical ex amination, by the fungus. The fun gus from the dead locusts produced a fungus more rapid iu growth, but smaller in size than that whioh had been produced at the Government station. In some other experiments the fungus was mixed with water in whioh the young loousts wore dipped and then released. After three days' rain fell, and on the afternoon of the fourth day, heaps of the insects were fouud in the bushes about three miles fi'om the place where Ihey wore im mersed. The success of this method of extermination is shown by a com parison of localities so treated with places where the fungus has not beau tried, there being a marked deorease in the numbers of tho pest iu the former case. A Helpful I.lllle Girl. "Ah, Jack I you cannot tell what troubles -a girl has who is receiving the attention of a gentleman." She was twisting a buttou on his coat, and looking very demure aud Bhy. "Troubles, Marie? Of what nature, pray?" he asked, in a tone of sur prise. "Well, one's little brothers are always making fun of one, and one's relatives are always saying, 'When is it to come oil'?' as if marriage was a prize fight. But that is not the worst. There is the iuquisitivouess of one's parents. They want to kuow every thing. There's pa, now; he is con stantly asking suoh questions as, 'Marie, what are Mr. Bobinson's in tentions? AVhy does he call upon you so regularly, and stay so late when he does call?' Aud he sometimes looks so mad wheu he asks these questions that I actually tremble." "And what answer do yon make to his questions, Marie, my dear?" "I can't make any answer at all, for, you see, you haven't said any thing to me, and aud of course, I I " Theu Mr. Robinson whispered something iu Marie's ear, and the next time her father questions her she will be ready with a satisfactory reply. Woman's Home Companion. The Uuut for a Great Secret. All knowledge is bidden from man until he finds it out. It is not for bidden to him to discover the seorets of earth; who shall say that it is un lawful to go further, if he can, and pry into the mysteries that seem to lie outside of earth? Is it trespassing to soek for sure tokens of another life? Who shall say so? The most that conservative observers may say is that, so far spiritualism has seemed trivial, misleading aud inexpedient. That demoralization, if not madness, has seemed to lie that way; and that those who have been content to go about their business here, taking the future life ou trust, have seemed to fare bet ter thau those who have directed earthly energies into a search for proofs of unearthly faots. From "The Point of Yiow," iu Soribuer's. SWAY OF THE SWEATER. TIow the Popular Ontlne; Garment Ousted the Cardigan Jauket. "I had a customer for oardigan jackets the other day," suid a dry. floods jobber to a friend with whom he was taking luncheon, "and it seemed like reading a chapter from au old, forgotten book." "It's no worse thau receiving an order for hoopskirts," said Auother merchant, 'aud that happened to ns recently." And then the merchants told stories of the time when one of the leading articles in the sample trunks of men who sold fall and winter goods for men's wear "on the road" was cardi gan jackets. Some houses carried as many as a hundred styles, ranging in price from 81) to $100 a dozen, and the bulky nature of the goods made it necessary to devote much space to the line. Tbe jackets were worn by nil olasses, and the article was con sidered one of the staples of tbe men's furnishing goods line. But the sweater has crowded tho cardigan jacket out, aud according to the opinions of those who sell tho goods it has gono never to return, except as on article of small demand. "Ten years ago all the sweaters sold by us," said a lurgo dealer in nthletio goods, "were made by hand at n Shaker villuge in New Hampshire. They were worn then by oarsmen aud by men who were in training for the prize ring, and a mau wearing a sweater attraoted about as much At tention as one in kilts. But soon the baseball and football players bogan wearing them, and within a short time tho sweater became a necessary part of every gymnasium outfit. Tho demand became so great that nearly all the mills that had made cardigan jnckots a specialty put machines to work on sweaters. As the now articlo gained in favor the old one fell away, and tho demand is now so great that the original manufacturers the Shakers could not supply us for the slowest weok in tho yoar." Although the athletic and the out ing trades make heavy drafts ou tho product of the sweater manufacturers, there aro other and larger consumers. These are men who work in the street, lumbermen, longshoremen, railroad men, sailors and drivers of teams. Tho article which is used by theso people is not so good as the oue made for athletes, and sells as low as seventy-five cents, and from that price to B1.50, while the better article brings from $2.50 to $G. "Tho jersey," said a manufacturer of woven goods, "was the forerunner of the sweater, and a curious poiut about these two articles is this: Tho jersey was brought on the market as au article of womeu's wear, and it enjoyed great popularity for several seasons. It was not an outing gar ment, but one of dress, but, like all articles of women's dress that cau be produced at a low figure, the jersey Boon found its way into the lower circles, and then became unknowu as au artiolo of dress iu places where fashions are made. But with the bi cycle it became popular once more; it was adopted by men, and is uow worn by riders all over tho country. But the women got even with the men for taking the jersey away from them by going iu for sweaters. There are large quantities of sweaters made now for womeu, who wear them at golf, iu the mountains, in the gymnasium, and for onting genorally. The .goods made for tho use of women are usually if a superior grade, although they are mado also iu the middle and low grades." There aro not many factories whero sweaters are made exclusively, but nearly all tho mills whore uuderwear is manufactured produoesome of these popular garments. New York Tri bune. WORDS OF WISDOM. Tho meek, the disinterested, the nnBelfish, those who think little of themselves and! muoh of others who think of the public good aud not of their own who rejoice iu good done, not by themselves, but by others, by those whom they dislike as well as by those whom they love these shall lain more than they lose; they shall "inherit tho earth" and its fulness. Without the resolution to do good work, so long as your right hands have motion in them, and to do it whether the issue bo that you die or live, no life worthy the name will over be pos sible to you; while, iu once forming aud adhering to the resolution that your work is to be well dono, life is really won. If there is one thing in the world that should bo free from compulsion of any sort it is a gift. Directly it is associated with forceful urgency or suggested by extranoous reasons, it loses all its grace aud all its character. Enjoy the blessings of this day and the evils of it beur patieutly and sweetly, for this day only is ours; we are dead to yestorday, and we are not yet born to the morrow. All growth, all strength, all uplift ing; all power to rise iu the world, aud to remain unrisen, ' conies from the hold we have taken upon higher sur rouuding realities. Force yourself to take an interest in your work and the effort will soon become a pleasure.instead of a hard ship. Difficulties of thought, acceptances of what is without full comprehension, belong to every system of thiukiug. It is the way in which we employ odd minutes that counts for or against ns in the end. The motives of men are to be judged more by their aotions than by their words. The heart cannot always repress or account for the feelings whioh sway it. An hour of careful thiukiug is worth more than ten of careless talking. True education never induces con tempt of the ignorant. Live as though life were earnest) and life will be so. X,lttle to Choose Between Them. "Dorothy, women act like idiots iu a bargaiu rush." "Well, Biobard, don't forget how men aot soufiling for supper on au ex cursion steamer." Chicago Record, A service of motor vehicles has been started (betweon Rosas and Fig ueras, in Spain, a distanoe of twelvo miles. The vehicles have a seating accommodation of nine passengers. THE SABMTII S'J INTERNATIONAL LESSON tRO SlllljRCt rilm of lolvir, lOi nnd cxxvl (iiilii,.,, ,f n Ixxxv. CIUVl., I.e. son o Uoiniuentarr on fnl 1. "Thou hast bson favona itietl liant dealt Hraeloilsly. It w:i , 1 . ot Ood that Israel got ami l.;t f- V of Canaan, and If Ho Ini.t n,. iblai very favorable to tlimn tur vinlS been ruined many times, 'i',,, i back of tholr captivity win i y i stance of God's favor to tlimn, ,, r f nceoinpiinled with thn par Ion ot 1 Irpiity. "Tlin eaptlvl'.y or (ut's naturally applied to tlin r-turn fen i Ion; but It suits recovery ioi.n lty. n '2. "Coverol all their sln."-tobM' luist fr.jely forgiven sin, Its Ad' nnd abominable nature no l"n,,t, Tho whole Is put out of slirlit; are restored from our captivity ' "'' mieueos no loiter appear. a i). "Taken away atlT.ivwn .' . hast collected all Thy wrath u:i away with all our inliiiiitle.a. is of Thine linger." Tl'.o captive, rejoieo that the wrath of i; limited, nud so thoy had not : destroyed. itl i a! sn 4. "Turn in." Thou hav; l 'g n captivity, now convert our sou;, raelttes were not restored from t nfc tlvlty all ut once; !i1,oi)!) retu; a I, 9 the leadership ol .ornohaii !. others, numbering about 7uini If bo Ezra, 11.0.43'; others with N toot! C 415; but a ureal number sti; In Dabylonla, Media, A-wyriu, ,eo other parts. Tie) request ol n fs 1 to have a complete io.stor.-niu Tfl( Israelites from all places of t.i lou. -; 6. "Wilt Tlinu he anjtry with u- Continuously'.' Delivered fron. - - tho exiles hoped for rest, hurt found luoroaslnif distress m which to them Indicated (lo t's nnirnr- flHiioruftnii nfler tr.oi., tare sluuei ami therefor i Miilfered t incut ot Ood. The PsnlmKt s.-o tnosl tlon whether God will II ml it in mid' thus continue, or can it be tlKii or oeodltiR generation will not pr '. example. o( others and ho m -l68 themselves severe judgments' i. ' was there of better times until .c s came sincerely nud tanniUKtily an C. "Wilt Thou not revive iih n:' liavo lonn had the sentence ot .! 'ce solves, nnd have feared an utter ter Hliall not our iritlou yet live lv tie 1 Hhall wo not become on . inori, jOJ pious and powerful? "May rejoi ' ' Give us Hie, that we may have j. so moil wilt nave the Klory or o Thou wilt have tbe Klory ol jo the fountain of all our niKMii: TjT b tbe centre of nil our joys. J" be I b 7. "Shew us Thy luerey." T Cn moroy always recognizes that it, - ' deserved . 8. "Iwllt hear." Walt and li expectancy. The Psalmist koimii Mot! to consult the Lord, and haviiiL- & request waits an answer from ti prophecy. By declaring what h h the I'salmist tenches al1 Israel oiiKht to attentively hearken to isrr ot Clod and to receive Ills gruciu'u A, tlons nud promises In faith auil 1 tlon, and His liolv precepts nii'l " tlous 111 obedience aud HU bnii- ''e 1 especially that thoy should wait jtln what answer Uod would retuti' prayers. ln 9. "Salvation Is nigh." Ilnn e V granted ns soon ns thero Is readl ) b( tetve. That ootnpleto salvntlou ... orance, even the redemption ol 7 the Messiah. It was the comf ftl V Old Testament saints that tlu ry lived not to see that redemption loin lor which they waited, yet : sure It was nljrh uud would'be ti f' nil that fear Ood. "That Klory : In ( iu our laud." That we may o: . see glorious days In our laud; m ' our ancient glory, the tokens of t once with us, the most euilnont hes wo havo now utterly lost. Hod i:h) h nud Klory. Israel when fully par . Joyed peaco with Ood; for whero 3 He manifests His Rlorfous power. sp 10. "Mercy and truth aro met i And therefor' appear as uultoii tj T, vrating harmoniously In conn : Ood's K'ory or majesty iiKalu il Wcr, tho land when the people shoul.jr t converted to Ills fear. .v., 11. "Truth." Hesponslvo tod' " mercy, there shall be man's fruit-s works. "lllKhtooiisncsi shall lo 1 When a people return and adh -r aB in duty He will. return to and them ln mercy. j l'J. "The Lord shall Rive." Klory of the Uospel dwells In oat. It shall yield Its Incre iae; for parity will either brlug outward p with It, or sweeten the want o; - ' l'sa. C7:ll. ( . , 13. "HiKlitoousness shall go buf : ' Christ, the 8uu of lilKhtoousm bring us to Ood and put ubIi m. that lends to Him. UlKhcooiisuo! I guide, both lu meeting God unci : luff Him. Irm I. "The Lord turned again tln-.J of Ztou." The writer bore rociil JolcluK which filled tho hearts in Ur of the Isnudllos on their roiurn ff tlvltv, iu tho midst of tho aelu ment by Gentiles and Jews thn:' llverance was a wonderful au V deed ot Johovah. f i. "Filled with iHUKhter." Alii Joy lu Ood, not scorn ot their im1 1 ' neatbnu had observed their cul had triumphed In It. Jur. 1!17:7. Now they eiwild ijiot bus!-' their dellvoracn and admire tbu a. "Wo are glad." Tno heatloi'V spectators, but the people of Oo-l-i It as shares lu what Ood wrought y. 4. "As the streams In the nu.l torrents und tho brooks in tin1"' deserts ruu olfliud dry up In tin-' mouths', but ufter the periodical t( return amain, nud the channel- r for the refreshment of the tlurstv' 6. "They that sow In teurs." I-: in captivity lor the punishment. degeneracy. Ood seuttbxm Into f Just ns fc'old Is put iuto tli". lire lined. The captives In llabvlou sowlug In tears, but at lonKth wer forthwith joy, and theu thy n bencllt of their suffering, uh'l their sheaves with them to their ' 1 In their experiences of luc'goodai' ' to them. They that sow in tear' sorrow shall reap iuthojoyo'j pardon and a uetlle.l peace. II. "Ooeth forth and weepo!"!,!' precious sued," There are tears; themselves the seed that we tears of sorrow for sin our own u-? tears of sympathy and tendons number ol returned captives was: remnant of Israel. They were ' to promote ttio true rullglou In , Through their prayers and t" brethren lu Babylon must be r-H y Induced to return to Ood uud U laud. I ( The Secretary lllrd. The secretary bird of South useful in destroying the sei-p,.; cn which creatures It alnio.l T . ,J 1 , I Divcijr lucua, lb ucuvee lis the curious feathery plumes w j j ject from each Btao or its ni have a fanciful resemblance carried behind the ear by nun rctarles. Undaunted by tin I teeth ot the cobra, the secre'- comes boldly to the attack, wn' j of all tho efforts of the in fur:- desperate reptile. Is sure to fits victorious. In its combats ito serpent the wing is the most 1; weapon, and answers equally! purposes ot a shield and a the serpent rises to strike, tl' 1 tary presents the front of its buckler and almost Immediate l,u the snake to the ground tfP from the same member. It with considerable force, and air, variably concludes the comb 1 violent blow on the head if' bf ak, which lays the skull of t! completely open.