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d, Thursday nd Sunday, J-4 per year.
vVf.eki.y Publiihed eurj Friday,
1.50 per year.
Advertising rates furnished on ap
plication.
Entered at the no.tolrlr; at Columbus, Ml.,
for traiiKmiaioa Uiruugb the mail! as aecouU-
Tbi latent report from the seat of
war in Cub indicate that it is the
Spaniards who need to establish their
claim as belligerents.
The potato crop of the United States
this year is 282.000,000 bushels, or about
100,000,000 bushels more than the crop
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Nkw JsRfiKT's census fog, 1895, just
completed by the state authorities,
khows a total population of 1,67'.942,
an increase of J28,0O9 over tin figures
of 1890. The growth of New Jersey is
now as rapid as inat or Iowa or Ml one
ao la.
It is true, as Admiral Walker aavs.
that we are not very well prepared for
war with a foreign nation; but it is
also true that no foreign nation cares
to tackle us and take the chances of
what we might do in this respect on
short notice.
England's present international
quandary is due to the fact that she
lias been reaching out for the earth
with a population of her own of only
aoout 4,ooo,ooo. Mie lias seized more
than she can carry and yet is unwill
ing to drop anything.
A FRAun order has been issued by
the post otliee department against the
Exposition Information bureau, of
Atlanta, tin. This concern was oper
ated by a man from Illinois, who ad
Tertised to furnish information of tin
exposition for fifty cenU, but who
never replied to letters sent him, and
he is naid to have raked in lots of
sheckcls.
It is currently reported that a Brit
ish syndicate has been formed to pro
mote the construction of tlie Nicara
gua canal. This is all right, pravided
it does not involve the itlra of British
control of the enterprise: for no mut
ter how the cannl may be finally built,
it must be controlled by the United
States, for reasons of an obvious and
lital nature.
Diking the six months ending Octo
ber 31, there was an increase of nearly
fifty thousand in the number of immi
grant arrivals at New York, as com
pared with the same months of last
year. This is not to be regarded as an
unmixed blessing, perhaps, but it in
dicates that prosperity is returning
and that foreign labor is hastening
here to share it.
It appears that Kliode Island leads
all the Mutes in density of population,
having 8!4 inhabitants to the square
mile; and yet, notwithstanding in re
stricted area, there are wild and lonely
tracts in the little state where the
population is less than it was five years
ago, and the kinall towns are steadily
losing their population by reason of
the drift to the cities.
In addition to paying au indemnity
of 30,000 to llreat Iiritain for the ir
regular execution, by t'apL Lothaire,
of the English tvader Stokes, the Congo
Free Htate has promised the marquis
of Salisbury to restore all of Stokes'
property, which is very valuable, and
to punish Lothaire in proportion to
the gravity of the offense. Mean
while Stokes remains very much dead.
Kew Yokk thorough ly disgraced it
self over the Warlborough-Vanderbilt
wedding. No other large city in the
Union would have been guilty of such
money worship and bad taste. The
crowd that surrounded the church,
the mob tha. crowded the station, the
gang that nearly tore down the young
couple's box at the horse show, the
crush that followed them to the pier
as they embarked for Europe, were all
composed of the best people of
Gotham, and those who sneer at the
provincialisms of the residents of other
cities.
Th present promises to be a notable
season for grand opera, and according
to accounts received of the initiation
of the campaign the Wagnerian end
will be ably held up by the Damrosch
opera company, under the direction
of Walter Damrosch. The success
heretofore achieved has demonstrated
that the German element of the coun
try is not slow to appreciate the rendi
tion of their favorite music in the ver
nacular of Uie fatherland, so that it is
no longer an experiment The com
pany, in its tour, will include the prin
cipal western cities, and will appear in
fit. Louis during the week beginning
Decembers.
Ecsknk Debs, the imprisoned presi
dent of the American Railway union,
is quoted as saying: "The time of
strikes is past Laboring men must
strike through the ballot-box. A labor
ing man who votes for any of the old
parties is a slave who is voting the
ticket of his master, and he ia forging
hia own chain. I am forsilver, but the
coinage of silver ia no real issue, be
cause it would change nothing in this
damnable industrial system that makes
slaves of the great majority of the peo
ple. Only the complete overthrow of
the present wage slavery and the es
tablishment of the co-operative com
monwealth will afford a thorough and
permanent help."
One plan submitted to the Spanish
cortes is to turn Cuba into a colonial
province on the Canadian plan, but
giving the captain-general the power
of veto, subject to revision from Madrid.
This is the same old despotism, only
aggravated by additional delays.
FOR SUNDAY READING.
THE GOLDEN TIME.
When is the f olden time? fou ask
The golden time of love.
The time wbeo earth Is green beneath.
And skies are blue above;
The tuue tor sturdy health and strength.
The time for happy plav
When la the goldr a hour? you ask
1 answer jou, "To-daj."
To-dav. that from the Maker's hand
.Slip on l he great world sea,
As staunch as ever ship that launched
To sail eternally.!
To-Uay, that wafts to you and ma
A breath of Kden'a prime.
That greets u. glad, and targe, and free
It la the golden time.
For yesterday hath veiled her face,
And gone as far away
As sands that swept the pyramids
In Egypt's ancient day.
No man shall look on Yesterday,
Or tryst with her ag.ln;
Forever gone her toils, her prayers.
Her oonfflcts, and her pain.
To-morrow is not ours to hold,
May never come to bless
Or blight our Uvea with weal or 111,
With gladness or distress.
No man shall clasp To-morrow's h&nd.
Nor catch her on the way;
For when we reach To-morrow's land.
Shell be, hy then, To-day.
You ask me for the golden time;
1 bid you "seize the hour."
And nil It full of earnest work,
While yet you have the power.
To-day the golden time for Joy,
Beneath the household Mtes;
To-day. the royal time fir work,
For "bringing In the sheaves."
To-day. the golden time for peace.
For righting olden feuds:
For sending forth from every heart
Whatever sin Intrudes.
To-day. the time to consecrate
Your life to God above;
To-day. the time to banish hate.
The golden time for love.
-Margaret E. Sangster, In United Presby
terian. WITH A FATHER'S LOVE.
Ood Lore! Parity aod Hates sin. Yet Plttea
Them That rar Him.
A person of strong character is apt
to despise those of whose lives folly
and frivolity, inconstancy and incon
sistency, are marked features. A per
son of very strong character is likely
to pity rather than despise. This is
God's attitude; and because of the hu
man tendency to censoriousness and
harsh judgments, Infinite Holiness is
more kind and tender and forbearing
than Finite Righteousness. God is
more humane than man, more patient
with transgressors, both great and
small; more ready to make allowance,
and far more willing to forgive and
forget
At first thought one might suppose
it to be otherwise. F'or God's stand
ard is higher than oura He sees sin
where we do not Every violation of
the law is known to Him, and the line
separating rignieousness from un
righteousness is as plain to Ilim as the
line which separates the atmosphere
from the ocean is to human vision.
Being infinitely holy Himself, bating
sin with an unquenchable hatred, and
having, so to speak, a superlative sen
sitiveness to wrong-doing, is it not
marvelous that lie can regard the sin
ner with the least degree of allow
ance? Why is He not tempted to sweep
away utterly from His univere all
traces of sin and sinners? We
can not tell, we only know
that it is not so. For He
has told us that "Like as a father
pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth
them that fear Him." This is a pity
we can understand, for it is like that
which we feel for our own children.
And under what circumstances do we
who are pitiful feel most pity for our
children? It is not for those who are
most unfortunate; who suffer most
from wrong-doing, or from natural
causes? One of a family of five sons
became in early childhood a half idiot.
as the result of disease. The other
four were intelligent, studious and
excellent boys, with promise of useful
lives. One was to enter the ministry.
One after another they died, leaving
only the Imbecile to the stricken par
ents. Though not vicious, the poor
fellow was troublesome and hard
to manage. But father and mother
never lost patience with the irrespon
sible boy and mas. They never seut
him away when visitors came, never
apologized for him, never seemed
ashamed of him. They pitied him,
overlooked hia many follies, and
treated him all the more tenderly be
cause of his sad condition.
We say such conduct ia beautiful.
So it is. It ia more than humane; it is
of the divine pattern; and it helps us
to understand God's attitude of loving
kindness toward those who live fool
ish lives, and seem as little subject to
the rule of reason as does the poor
idiot There are parents who, in a
rigor of righteousness, denounce and
disown their children who have done
foolishly and wickedly. There are
others, more godlike, who exercise
more forbearance and show more
tenderness to wayward son or
daughter. For the effects of
sin are pitiful . as are those
of disease. If it is beautiful to
see the fatherly love which surrounds
the driveling Idiot with watchful care,
is it not much more beautiful to see
the fatherly pity which is poured out
on unrepentant prodigals, and which
yearns to forgive, becomes ever more
tender, and sever ceases to hope?
Like as such a father pitieth. so the
Lord pitieth not only them that fear
Him, but those of His children who
have put Him out of their thoughts.
Many of these were in the multitudes
over whom Jesus had compassion, and
refused to send away fasting, lest they
perish by the way. Why does God pity
the sinner? Ask the father of the
idiot why he pities his son; ask the
father of the fallen woman why he
pities his daughter. Is it not because
their condition is pitiable? The Lord
pitieth us, because "He know
eth our frame. He remembereth
that we are dust" Out of
the fullness of His knowledge of
us, out of the pleatitude of His mercy,
out of the depths of His pity, comes
the Divine sympathy to us. And lie
bids os not to lie down in our sins as
hopeless, helpless outcasts, but to 1st
His fatherly goodness infold ns, and
restore to the Divine likeness through
Divine forgiveness and Divine re
generation. His mercy is boundic!..
"As the Heaven is high above the
earth, so great is Hia mercy;" and as
far as the east is from the west so fa
hath ilie removed our transgressions
from ns."
As One who sees and knows us alto
gether; as One who understands the
nature of sin and its unhappy resul
as one wno rememuerein mat we are
dust; as One who loves purity and
hates sin; as One who made us and
loved us and gave Himself for us so
does the Lord look 'Upon us. It is out
of Hia very strorg character that His
pity and love and mercy and our salvg'
Hon come. N. Y. Independent
COMMON TREASURES.
Exceptions to the Very Large Class Who,
Having; Eyes, tn Mot.
The following story is current among
the mountaineers in isorth Carolina:
Before the advent of northern tour
ists into the Black mountains the few
inhabitants of that region were wretch'
edly poor. The only industry was
mica mining; and as some of the mines
were among the inaccessible peaks, the
mica had to be carried upon men's
backs down to the hamlets. For years
these men plodded to and fro like
beasts of burden, their miserable wafes
barely sufficing to keep them alive.
Apparently no pleasure or hope came
into their lives.
One man, Peter Foy, as he trudged
along with his back bent, finding him
self unable to raise his eyes from the
ground, determined for amusement to
see what he could find worth noting
upon its surface. He began to look
for curious plants, gnarled roots.
queer bits of moss and stones. He
curried such objects as he found in Ms
cabin, and arranged them on a shelf.
As years past they grew in interest,
and "Foy's show" became the wonder
of all the Swannanoa region.
One day a geologist from New York,
turning Peter's treusures, took up a
rough stone and examined it curi
ously.
"What is this?" he asked.
"Bit o' quartz, I recon," was the re-
piy-
"Will you lend it to me? I want to
test it"
"Surely."
The stone was carried to a lapidary,
and proved to be a genuine ruby, the
price of which placed Peter Foy in
comfort in his humble way for the rest
of his life.
The anecdote suggests a story told
by Dean Stacey in his "Yorkshire Par
ishes."
One of his flock, a pious old woman,
saw the fishing boat in which her only
son was trying to reach the shore go
down in sight of land. She fell into
settled despair, declaring that tlod
had forgotten her, or He would not
have allowed Jamie to die. This
mania continued for years. One (lay
the dean, passing her hut was greeted
by her smiling, happy face.
"I've found Him!" she cried, running
out "I bethought me one day tSrYe
were things beside Jamie that He Rati
given me. So when I woke in the
morning I'd thank Him for the
warm bed, an' the bit carpet on
the cauld floor. An' as the day
grew, for the parritch an' milk, an'
the neebor rinnin' in kindly, wP a cup
o' brose; an' the glass in the window
to let the sun in; an' the roof that
turned the rain.
"So as I picked out these things day
by day, one morn I found Him again
close beside me. He is my Father still
an' He is keepin' Jainie for me!"
If we have been driven into common
place, rough ways of life, are we look
ing for gems in them? If God has
taken away our chief treasure, do we
try to touch His hand as we take Ilia
little every-day gifts? Youth's Com
panion. SPEAR POINTS.
'I
Sayings True and Clever
Uura.
from, the Ram's
Sin can kill only when it is loved.
The odds are never too great for God.
The army God leads is never de
feated. Wisdom can live on what fools
trample under foot
A cool head and a warm heart should
go together.
The devil sees to it that a scold never
gets hoarse.
It was a lie turned loose that put
Christ on the cross.
Men will not live -right unless they
first believe right
A better thing than being a giant is
not to be afraid of one.
The devil has use for all his skill
when he makes a hypocrite.
Only when there is perfect trust can
there be perfect peace. s
A bad man most hates the things
that would do him moat good.
God sometimes puts us in the dark to
show us that He is light
It is folly to seek happiness while we
are unwilling to be good.
Nature can only declare that God is.
It can not tell us what He is.
No burden God gives ever crushes,
for with it He gives strength.
The wider the Bible is opened the
straighter it strikes at sin.
A lie is about the meanest thing that
ever crawled out of the pit
The devil never feels ashamed of him
self in the company of a stingy man.
One step awsy from sin will bring
the soul where God can make it white.
No man who dishohora God will live
so that he can respect himself.
The greater the house built on the
sand the greater will be the loss.
As long as love has a drop of blood
left it has something it is willing to
give up.
Our mistakes become blessings, when
they lead us to depend more upon
Christ
No man is living as Ood means that
he should, who is not living to help
others live.
The man who serves '.God cniy when
he feels like it will never do a full
day's work.
To-morrow is the time when tie fool
is going to be wise and the lazy man
industrious.
FARMER AND PLANTER.
FARMING VS. PLANTING.
Fallacy or the Notion Thai Cottoa Caa
Not bo Rotated with Other Crops.
It has been said that the nature of
the cotton crop forbids its being
grown in a regular farm rotation as Is
practiced among good farmers in sec
tions where the money crops are graia
and stock. The utter fallacy of the
notion that this can be the case with
any annual crop has been repeatedly
shown from the experience of those
who have. broken away from the old
time methods of cotton growing, and
have shown that cotton fits as well
into an improving rotation of crops as
any other of our hoed crops. It is true
that its use in a rotation necessitates
a rather longer rotation than where
there is but one hoed crop in the rota'
tion, for where cotton is grown there
corn must almost of necessity be
grown also, and to properly lo
cate two hoed crops in a rotation.
so that both can have a fair chance for
success, involves a lengthening of the
series of the crops. This is a matter of
no disadvantage, however, as it gives
more diversity to the farming, and
opens up more opportunities for the
profitable keeping of stock on the cot
ton farm. We would lay it down as a
rule that no progressive farmer in the
south should disregard, that two clean-
cultivated crops should never follow
each other in successive seasons on the
same land, unless a leguminous crop
can ue 'gotten In between them. We
will suppose that the farmer in the
coast plain, the true cotton belt, will
adopt for his crops cotton, corn and
winter oats. Now, the true idea
in a rotation of crops is to
so manage his rotation and
fertilization as to get the largest
amount of the money crop, cot-
t on. per acre, while steadily in
creasing the fertility of his soil. He
will study the art of using fertilizers
so that he can get, by means of the ro
tation he uses, not only without cost
but at an actual profit, the most ex
pensive portion of a high-grade fer
tilizer, the nitrogen, which, when pur
chased in the market, costs more than
three times as much per pound what
tne potash and phosphoric acid cost
JI he farms without such a well-de
viseu rotation, in me old one-crop
pian, ne must buy the nitrogen, and
must thus be handicapped in grow
ing cotton in competition with a neirh
bor who farms while he plants. With
the added cost in the crop of the nitro
gen ins neighbor makes a profit in
KKinug iroin tne air woiie he pays
a Heavy price for it on the market It
is easy to see then that while his neigh
bor may nnd a margin of profit in the
cotton crop, he may at the same price
tose money m tlie culture, and notonlv
lose money on the crop, but find that
his land is growing poorer and poorer
at tne same time. And this is to-day
the condition of the great mass of the
cotton growers of the South Atlantic
cotton country. Now let ns assume
that the farmer isgoing to get out of
hub uustrucuve svitem, or rainer laca
of any system, and that he is going to
grow something else besides cotton,
And he is going to do tins, not
because of some misty notion that
he has that he should diversify
his crops, and grow some other
things besides cotton, just in the same
way that he hr.s been growing cotton,
but that he has determined to use these
other crops ass means tkward the de
velopment of his land for the more
profitable culture of cotton. He is not
going to grow a lot of corn this year
so as to be able to say that he has
gTown enough to last for several years
while he grows cotton, but he is going
to use these extra crops as any busi
oess man would use the stock he has
for sale, to help pay his expenses. He
will get rid forever of the idea that his
cotton is the only thing to get money
out oi. out win turn all his sur
plus of any kind into money, and
thus tend toward the imaking of the
cotton crop a surplus crop for profit
The change from a plantation which
has been run for years in the single
crop of cotton until it will only bring
cotton by the application of a complete
fertilizer, to a farm where a variety of
crops are grown in a systematic man
ner, can not be done all at once, unless
the owner has a surplus cash capital.
But it can be done gradually by any
man of industry and perseverance.
The one thing which our people need
to learn is the value of concentration
in farming, and to realize that a few
acres heavily fertilized and well culti
vated will give more profit than many
lightly dressed and scratched over.
If, therefore, the man who wishes to
change his practice will drop off about
half the area he usually cultivates
the cotton crop and use on the re
mainder all the fertilizer he has been
accustomed to use on the whole, he
will have a fair chance to make more
clear money than he would on the
whole, for the extra dose of fertilizer
will not only give him a beter crop
of the staple, but will help in the
adoption of the rotation we propose.
We will suppose that he does so.
and in August, on his well-cultivated
and enriched acres he sows
all among his cotton seed of crim
son clover at the rate of fifteen
pounds per acre, and if by any means
he caa. afford to buy a few hundred
pounds of acid phosphate and potash
or a tip dressing on the clover in the
fall he will be that much further
ahead, aod the money will be invested
where it will pay a better percentage
than in bank stocks. will assume
that he is going to keep some stock to
add to the profits of hia farming and
to furnish manure to lessen the need
of purchased fertilisers. The clover
will give him, if treated as we suggest
a fine crop of hay in April or May,
hich he will, of course, savo for
stock feeding. He can then plow the
stubble at once and sow the cow
peas broadcast, and as soon as well
filled with mature pods turn in the
hogs, for you will surely want to raise
pork as a matter of food and profit in
farming, and the hogs will nse the
peas as profitably u they can be used
ia any other way. After the bogs
have) reveled and jrrowa fat oa tha
peas, take them oft to finish on eora
and plow the land for winter oats, us
ing on the oats about 400 lbs. per aero
or tne acid phosphate and potash,
mixed, say jOI lbs. of said phosphate U
100 lbs. of muriate o potash, the pre
vious crops of peas and clover having
put an abundance if ammonia in the
soil, and paid for the doing of it in
fattening the hogs, so thst yon are
now saved the cost in the fertiliser.
The chances are that you will at once
get a heavy crop of oats. As soon as
the oats are off sow another crop of
peas on the broken stubble, to be cut
later for hay, and in August all among
tne peas sow crimson clover again, to
be pastured in the fall and winter
after the pea vine hay is saved, and
kept closely pastured whenever the
weather will permit until time to pre
pare it lor the cotton crop. By this
time there will be a little excess of
nitrogen for the cotton crop, and tha
potash and acid phosphate should be
used .to balance the ration for the
cotton and to insure again a good
stand of clover in the cotton. In Au
gust all among the cotton sow crimson
clover again, and in winter haul all
the home-made manure on the clover,
and in early spring, as soon as the
clover is in bloom, mow it for hsy and
at once plow the land for corn, and do
not be afraid to put the plow point
aown oeep II your subsoil la clay. Cul'
tivate the corn well, but shallow, and
do not hill it After the last working
sow crimson clover seed again, to be
cut for hay the following spring, and to
oe lol lowed by peas for cow hsy, and
then to be put in order for oats in the
fall and thus repeat the rotation
from year to year. By the time you
nave gotten around to the cotton on
the second rotation yon will find that
you can grow the crop without buying
any leriilizers, and thereafter if vou
add a fair supply of acid phosphate
and potash to your peas and clover,
and lime the toil when it comes In
corn yon can keep up the soil to a high
state of productiveness of the sale
crops without direct fertilization, and
if you need all the forage grown, vou
will have enough home-made manure
to cover the corn-field every year.
1 hen when you find that your soil is
Improving fust, do not be tempted to
put it all in cotton, but stick to your
text, and Keep up the land.
W. F. Masrkt,
North Carolina Experiment Station.
Better Farming.'
Relatively speaking, small farms pay
ueiicr vnan large ones, acre per acre.
the agricultural prosperity of the
south will be greater when the farms
average a smaller acreage. It is an ex
ception when we find a man that can
cultivate and manage a large farm an
wen as a small one. It requires no
mean order of executive ability to cul
tivate a thousaud-acre farm with hired
bor, and to make a good profit
on the crops after expenses are
paid, and at the same time
manage the farm so thai its fertility ia
maintained. Of course we can not call
anyone a good farmer who robs the
Sou oi us fertility year Dy year, paying
back nothing. Good farming means
raising crops that net a fair profit after
expenses are paid, and at least main
taining the fertility of the land.
But the best order of farming is not
only to maintain fertility, but to
increase it year by year. How
is this to be done? On small
farms where a good deal
of stock is kept, stable manure may
materially aid. But for large acres
of land, we must assuredly depend on
a wise rotation and diversity of crops.
and upon turning under green crops
for fertilizing purposes, growing the
elovers and other leguminous plants.
very irequentiy it will be necessary
lo supply some artificial or commer
cial fertilizers those specialiy rich in
mineral matters, where the soil is lack
ing in this kind of fertility. Southern
Farm.
Material for Egg Sliel?.
Chemically speaking, the slnll of an
egg consists chiefly of carbonate of
lime, similar to chalk, with a very
small quantity of phosphate of lime
and animal mucus. The white of an
egg (albumen) is without taste or
smell, composed of eight parts of wa
ter, fifteen and a half parts of al
bu men, and four parts of mucus, be
sides giving traces of soda, benzoio
acid and sulphuretted hydrogen gas.
The yolk has an insipid, bland oily
taste. It consists, chemically, of water,
oil, albumen and gelatine. Now
there must be something to form tha
shell. Oyster shells head the list
Nothing furnishes so easily and suc
cessfully the requisite material for egg
shells as these natural productions of
the sea. Albumen, the white of tha
egg. is found almost in its pure state
in fresh, sweet milk, and wheat, oats,
rye, buckwheat, barley, and corn in
the order named. Now, this makes
plain what we are to teed. It matters
not what we have to feed. If our hens
lay eggs they must have the where-
ith to produce the egg. Southern
Farm.
HERE AND THERE.
At Southern Pines, N. C. fortv
four persons have planted 900,000 fruit
trees and vines on l,6i3 acres. In 1894.
125 tons of grapes were shipped; in
)N95, 400 tons.
The tobacco planter, like snv oth
er farmer or business man, must pos
sess a practical knowledge of his busi
ness. He must not only understand the
soil and its cultivation, but must be a
good accountant
The hen thst sits during the fore
part of the summer runs with her
chickens until autumn and then
weans them, and that is that she
makes a good fall layer, and will even
lay while moulting if fed highly.
I asture your hogs as lono- ss nna.
sible. Give them the use of such as
you have clover, rye. wheat or Uei-
muda-any and all will do them irood.
One farmer says an acre of clover will
mane as much, pork as an Her of corn.
auoiuer says Ills rve oasti'io
was
dr,
oith too an acre to him a
season-
Hopeless,
The doctor and intimate friends oonsIA
ered my case, I was so weak and ex
hausted. I decided to take Hood's Bars
parllla and soon began to improve. After 1
had taken ten bottles I was entirely cured
and have ever since been free from all Ills
peculiar to my sex. I confidently recom
mend Hood's SaraapariUa." Us. H. L.
Lake, Meredosia, Illinois. Remember
Hood's Garsaparilla
Is tha only true blood purifier promi
nently In the public eye to-duy.
M wx4c :lc cure habitual eonstlpa-
1WU a I 1113 noo. l'rlce as, per bosv
c
orn
s a vigorous feeder and re
sponds well to liberal fertiliza
tion. On corn lands the yield
increases and the soil improves
if properly treated with fer
tilizers containing not under
j actual
Potash.
A trial of this plan costs but
little and is sure to lead to
profitable culture.
Our pamphlet are not advertiiing rlrrtlllfv boom,
ing special fertiliiert, but are practical works, cootaio.
ing latest researches on the subjerl ot fertilixatioB, anj
araeeally bcjjjlui to farmers. Ibcy ar seat ilea 1M
GERMAN KALI WORKS,
93 Nassau St., New York.
The Greatest Medical Discovery
of the Age.
KENNEDY'S
MEDICAL DISCOVERY.
DONALD KENNEDY, of ROXBURY, MASS..
Has discovered In one of our common
pasture weeds a remedy that cures every
kind of Humor, from the worst Scrofula
down to a common Pimple.
He has tried it in over eleven hundred
tases, and never failed except in twocasea
(both thunder humor.) He has now in hia
possession over two hundred certificates
of its value, all within twenty miles of
boston, bend postal card tor book.
, A brpffit Is always experie need from the
first IH'Uie, ana a penetA t,uivuitaitaiiu.
when the right quantity Is taken.
When the lungs are affected it causes
shooting pains, like needles passing
through them; the same with the Liver or
Bowels. 1 his is caused by the ducts De
ne stopped, and alwavs disappears in a
week alter taking it. Head the label.
If the stomach is foul or bilious it will
cause squeamish feelings at first.
No change of diet ever necessary. Eat
the best you can get, and enough of it.
Uose, one tablespoontui in water at pea-
time. Sold by all Drucsi .ts.
See that
hump?
It's the feature of
the DeLONG
Pat. Hook and
Eye. No matter
how you twist
and turn, it holds
the eye in place.
Rmd two cent $tamp
with name and ad
. tsre-ia, and v will
I mail you Mother Gontm in new elothrt .
containing ten color piatet : ten black i
I and white picture; and tote of lively i
S RicnABMOM A 1
DkLoko Beoc, Phi lad m.
When buy I ii j Cooking- Stow or Rang
to get one with n entabhhrd repu
tation. The t-ft of tiuic
has stamped the
CHESTER OflK.
''THB BBST."
And there li a guarantee on
OAK
1 Jtltb :
oak;
BKST lH THE WOULD,
tteatMess' oetia
THE BtMNCI SUN
prove poush
cakes for general
blacking of a store.
THfc UN PAST8
Polish for a quick
after-dioner ahine.
applied and pol
iac4 with a cloth.
Hon Broa., Props. Canton. Mass.. I Jt. A.
H n tea, Vossa
I Mut out to work. ffi of cbttrr tOfmn!onrar
fmiioTd. Fnr hip of mH kimla a 1 to tii TBI
I I S. 4 0 0 kABtim AND TKjtMMPt) l 1 A TIOM OI Cat-
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