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The Penalty of Heedlessnem. The army stood in the presence ti death, silent with horror. The condemned man, pale bat res*, lute, had taken his place beside tttp cetlla which was to hold his mortal clay, facing the firing squad. H* was a handsome soldier, and it wrung the hearts of his comrades (o »ee him about to meet a dishonorable end. The culprit was speaking. His voiae was clear and firm, and his words reached every ear in that great co as many a tearful eye riveted upon that beloved figure. , “^I die the victim of my own care lessness. Once my prospects were as bright as yours. I had been com mended for my bravery-” A murmur of approval ran through the troops. “And the scars upon my body at test my devotion to the cause. I have been declared a good soldier, but one day, In a fit of unaccountable hecd lessness-* His head sank upon his breast. “I passed within four miles of a superior officer and did not touch my hat. My fate is a just one and I make no complaint.” They were sorry to see him shot, but they appreciated the necessity of maintaining discipline.—Detroit Tri bune. __ It is said that a man doe# not reach his full mental power until the age of 25, and the development of talent is most marked between the ages of 30 and 45. _ Brown’s Iron Bitters cures Dvsneosia. Main rift. Biliousness ana Ueueral Debilit*'. Hives rtrcngth, aids Divostion, tone a the mrvea— creates appetite. The best tonic for cursing Mothers, weak women and childreu. An exchange of ideas aim ays make s int< ligent people conservative. * F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O., Props, of Hall’s Catarrh Cure, offer $HW reward for any ease, of catarrh that cannot be cured by taking M all’s Cat arm Cure. Send for testimonials, free. Sold by Druggists, 75c. The pre-test cataract and the highest tree in the world are American. Malaria cured and eradicated from the sys tem by Brown’s Iron Bitters, which fur cues the blood, tones the nerves, aids digestion. Acts like u charm on i>erson£ in general ill health, giving new energy aud strength. T he appetite ai.d the luxuries rarely go to gether. ** Beecham’s Pills correct lad elTapte of over eating. Beecham's—no otters, cents a Imix. The Testimonials ^e publish are not puich*s<dfc» Mr are they written up iu our office, nor mb ttey from our employes. They are fadwT^ddLug that Hood's Sai*saparilla peAeoeee aheolute Mekit, and that Hood’s CwrwBi Mrs. K. M. Burt West Kendall, N. Y. Three Great Enemies Neuralgia, Rheumatism and Dyspepsia Another Victory for Hood's. " For over 3D years 1 have suffered with neu ralgia, rheumatism and dysi>epeia. Many tMMI J could not turn in bed. Several physidflk have treated me and 1 have tried diffeaM* remedies, but all failed to g.vo me permanent relief. Five years ago I begau to take Hood1! 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Atlanta. o*. OPIUM £^KErolBS8 Am XU_No. 19, 1893 . . ~.-X-.-.V. . ' I AN OLD MOSS COVERED PASTURE. This is advice given in the Farm Journal to tho9e who want to renew an old moss-covered pasture without plow ing : Harrow well when the frost is coming out, broadcast tine composted manure and reseed. If no suitable manure is available broadcast three or four hun dred pounds per acre of fertilizer. Raw bone meal. 300 pouuds, and muriate of potash, 100 pounds, will make a good dressing for an acre. FLAXSEED MEAL FOR SriEEP AND CATTLE. Sheep and cattle feeding on rutabagas need a grain food in addition. D. Voelcber reports that the feeding experi ments on the Royal Society's experiment farm, at Woburn, England, show that flaxseed meal is a more profitable feed for root-fed sheep than barley alone, or in part. Of twelve Ueieford steers, fed all the rutabaga! and clover hay they would eat, six were fed a mixture of equal parts of peus, beaus and barley, and the other six received from six to twelve pouuds ot flaxseed meal. The former made as great a gain a9 the latter at a cost of $1.57 per head less. The experiments show that feeding with flax seed meal may be proitabiy replaced by a mixture of peas, beans and small graius, whenever the price of the flaxseed meal is above $2.25 per hun dred pounds. The steers were fed in warm stables, and the sheep ate both roots and grain in the open field._ American Agriculturist. CUTTING SEED POTATOES. There have been hundreds of experi ments made in regard to cutting potatoes for seed in the various ways suggested. The result has been quite negative and nothing has been discovered that lends to discredit the common methods that nave prevailed amoDg intelligent farm ers for many years, 'l'ne use of cuttings having two or three eyes, and two or three ot these in a hill (when the crop is grown in this way), and three feet apart, or one cutting twelve or fourteen inches away from the next when the crop is planted in drills, has been found the best in every way, both as to cost of seed or yield of the crop. Small pota toes have generally produced as good a yield as large ones when they have beeu well ripened and have been cut in the same way as the large ones. This fact is most interesting, as the cost of the seed is reduced to the lowest point, and is Dext to nothing when unsalable potatoes can be used as well as the largest ones. New York Times. NEW POINTS IN SPRAYING. “Spraying must soon exert a power ful influence upon methods of cultiva tion, ’ writes L. H. Hailey in American Gardening. “It establishes s new rea son for pruning. The old, thick ne glected orchards—these cannot be sprayed to advantage; too much time and material are consumed, and the spray cannot reach all parts of the top. And it is doubtful if it pays to spray for the inferior fruit which such trees must produce. The first requisite to spraying is pruning. Labor is cheap when prun ing is done; it is expensive when spray ing is dote. Prune in February and March; spray in May, June and July. Spraying, too, must drive corn and other tall crops from the orchard. And it will emphasize the importance of level culture. “Two important facts have been em phasized by the experiments of the last year—that for most fungous diseases the spray should be applied before the flow ers appear, and that it pays to spray in a wet season. Bpraying in wet seasons has been discouraged bv those who ought to have upheld it, for the wet season is the one in which .fungi spread most rapidly and in which spraying is most needed. We must spray in wet years, therefore, if no other, and the extra labor of more frequent applications is likely to be liberally repaid by the higher price of fruit in such years. So all experience now emphasizes the value of the arsenical and copper and sulphur sprays for every year. Thure should be no half heartedness, no timidity, no pro crastination j lukewarm armies are never victorious.” TRAINING THE COLT. The future value and usefulness of your colt depends greatly on his train ing. Human life is often saved and sacrificed, according as the colt has beeu trained. Convince him you are his superior and his frieud, and the foundation for his future education ia well laid. This it most easily accomplished the first few days of his life, aa he cau then offer but little reaistance to your wishes, and is, consequently, most impressed with your power over him. Hold him firmly but carefully, to as to do him no injury, and never let go while he is struggling. Use all the little arts you can to cultivate his acquaintance and gain his good will. Halter break when two or three weeks old. Do not tie him at all uutil he has become used to the restraint of the rein, aud. then for awhile tie in company with bis dam. Train him to give up his feet and have diem attended to. Be careful not to lift his bind ones too high, cr you will unbalance him so he cannot stand. Do not make any of bis lessons too long and wearisome. Keep him gentle until old enough to drive a short dis tance to light vehicle. Then hitch by a well trained horse. Tie the colt’s halter - tein to hame of the other horse, not too short, but so the horse can hold him it he takes fright. He will soon learn from the other horse to do your bidding. Familiarize him with your voice. Speak plainly and only when necessary; too much talk will confuse him. Start and stop him by it. Accelerate or slacken his pace by it. If he is fright ened or auspicious, reassure him by it, and when he does well encourage him by it. If he should require punishment, quit the moment he obeys. If frightened at something ahead, stop him until he has time to size it up, then maybe a little detour and touch of the whip will take him by, otherwise take hold near the bit and lead him by. If he stops by mistake don't lash or scold him. Break with open bridle; he may never need blinds. Teach him to stand still until distinct ly told to start, then don’t first tell him by a cut of the whip. Gradually accustom him to heavier work as he grows stronger. —Farm, Field aud Fireside. MiXED FEEDS FOlt DAIRY COWS. It is fair to say that a cow must pay for the feed she eats, and return a living to the owner; but alter all it is more profitable for the owner to raise the feed, and make yet another profit between the actual cost of the cow feed, as raised on the farm, and what the same feed would cost if another man laised it, and bis living and profits came from its sale, writes John Gould, of Ohio. Oats, at forty cents pe* bushel, are too expensive a feed, when the results are compared with good bran, or, what is yet better, with seconds, the grade of bran that has quite u showing of flour in it, and is yet in most markets cheaper than the bran. Corn meal, at sixty cents for fifty-six pounds, is a good food in part, for a butter dairy, and especially so, if it is to be fed with clover hay, which is largely albuminous, and needs the starchy foods, like corn meal, to balance it, rather than more albuminous matter, which is so largely represented in bran. When 1 can get clover hay in abun dance, I feed largely of that, for, from every ten dollars’ worth of the hay there is made nine dollars’ worth of fertility. To balance the clover hay, I would get corn in the ear, and have it ground tine and feed with the clover hay, rather than buy moro albuminous matter. Ear corn should be ground on the cob, and not shelled. For milk, the fourteen pounds of cob in a hundredweight of meal are wot tli more, as a promoter of diges tion, than would be the fourteen pounds of pure meal in its place. A cow in good flow of milk will need from twenty-two to thirty pounds of clover hay each day, with eight pounds of the meal. In my dairy I reverse this by feeding fifty pounds of silage, made from fairly well eared corn, and fl've to six pounds of seconds daily, and what clover hay the cows will consume—3orae live pounds daily to each cow. In the same way cows, to do their best, seem to need a bulky food, largely 6u the carbohydrate side of the ration, as mixed bay, well cured corn fodder, and the like. The albuminous matter should come in smaller amounts, though cloves bay is an exception, as it is a loose, bulky, stomach-distending food, and the corn meal balances it in starch to some extent. Cows eat as they were born to do, sums more, some less, and to pro duce milk the same rule holds good. The amount of food a cow will con sume is no indication of what she will produce in milk solids, so that the good utmjlunu uau iu iccu as uauiustauccs indicate, the milk pail being the indi cator. Wheat straw is not a good pro motor of milk yields, nor an economical factor in the feed line. Wheat straw is far better under a milch cow than in her stomach, A cow needs to eat so much straw to obtain a minimum amount of nutriment that the stomach is overtaxed, and there is a shrinkage of the milk. If the straw is cut tine, and moistened with a small amount of water, and then line middlings mixed through the mass, the straw will be improved and made more digestible. Cut straw and linseed meal are useful for young stock.— American Agriculturist. FARM AND GARDEN NOTE Progressive farmers practise a rotation of crops. Concentrated fertilizers and green manuring go well together. The balanced ration is a delusion uu less the quality of every article of food of which it is composed is known. It used to be said “the farmers can take care of themselves. “ Now they are beginning to think about doing it. All milk sold in Copenhagen, Den mark, has to be first filtered through layers of sand, gravel, and fine cloth. There are not many more rapid ways of losing money on the farm thau by the winter leeding of unproductive stock. About every farmhouse there should be a nice lawn. The farmer has the oppor tunity to excel in this sort of ornamenta tion. Double the life of farm machinery by taking good care of it. The nutter is possible for all because practiced by many. Cold deepsettin g of milk is uniform in its results when ail the eooditions are kept the same. It is tbe same with the separator. To pick small ston es use a potato hook, aod save time and fingera. The beat time to pick stones is when the land is seeded down. Shot velvet capes are largely woan. Ornaments for the hair are not olabo* ate this season, but are very choice. Kentucky has more women School Commissioners than any other Southern State. Isabella rings, of which so much is now heard, are made of silver (rad have the Spanish crest. Long lace cloaks worn over silk waists are to be among the “elegant wraps for summer.” A very "rich shade of tomato-red cam el’s hair serge is used in gay gowns for very young women. If Ella Wheeler Wilcox, the poetess, can be said to have a fad it is for the Empire style of dress. At the last state function in Berlin one woman fainted and another fell into a fountain of perfumery. The new fancy handkerchiefs, said to be French, are not likely to obtain among women of refined taste. An electrical expert says that it would be dangerous for a woman wearing crin oline to cross electric car tracks. Women in the employ of the Govern ment at Washington receive salaries ranging from $900 to $1800 a year. The high shell combs of our grand mothers are again in vogue, with the Empire gowu and Josephine coiffure. The very fine habit-cloth which adapts itself so admirably to the figure is much worn in all its new exquisite shading. The newest fancy is to make a round waist with yoke and enormous sleeves of black or vprv rlnrk hnf.flp.orppn vpivpf. When the military cape is made top heavy with embroidery and ribbons it ia feaid to “lose its distinctive character.” A large number of the best boarding houses in Paris are conducted by Amer idlb women, some the wives of French men. Three of the titled ladies-ia-waiting to the Queen of Italy are Americans, and all are celebrated for their beauty and accomplishments. Mrs. French-Sheldon, the intrepid Af rican traveler, has applied for space for exhibiting at the World's Fair the fine collection of curios and trophies she has gathered. In the nursery of the W. K. Vander bilt house, in New York City, Mother Goose melodies, with other quaint quo tations, are inscribed on the walla all over the room. Mrs. Bradley-Martin, of New York City, has a diamond tiara which has thirty-six points and is as large as the itside of a saucer. It is worth a cool quarter of a million. A custom of French origin, now being revived.for fashionable weddings, is for the nearest friend to present the brf\ with a tiny silk stocking, in the toe which is bidden a gold coin. This is to. typify the first installment of pin money.' Mrs. Daniel Lamont, wife of the Sec retary of War, is an amateur photog rapher. She not only takes pictures, but develops them herself with more than common success. She is the only woman who has taken Baby Ruth’s pho tographs. The World's Fair National Council of Women, of which Mrs. May Wright Be wail is President, consists of thirteen National associations and represents 1, 000,000 women. Of this number 250, 000 belong to the W. C. T. U. and 200, 000 to the National Woman’s Suffrage. Mme. Allem andi, who died a few days ago in Paris, 1 eft $8000 to Ihe Swiss Government, $20,000 to the city of Basel, $6000 to the Canton Basel and $4000 to the Canton Solothurn. The interest of the monev is to he used in paying for the wedding outfits of the daughters of poor Swiss laborers. Amazon cloth has been objected to, and very reasonably, on account of the liability of its smooth, rich surface to spot—both in weather and indoor wear. But some important chauge iu its manu facture has taken place, and the fabric now justly deserves all the compliment ary things that can be said about it. Notwithstanding the fact that the pop ular gloves for the season are in novel •hades of green, violet, blue and other ugly heavy colors matching costumes for the promenade, very many women cling to the Suede and glace gloves of tan, almond and light brown, for the reason that they can be appropriately worn with a esstume of any color and always look well. At one of New York’s swell hotels there is a lady guide whose business it- is to show strangers around the city. She is a splendid shopper, knows something of art and the drama and.:/' excellently educated, speaking , ~ — She was at one time but gave up her guide. Her prices 1 a day. A new notion in decorations is the use of fish nets. At a relation where the bftuae was decorated in pink, flush roses with long stems were woven in and out of the meshes of the net, which was afterward draped. The netting for this purpose is in various colors and is. also gilded. A curtain of this sort between doorways, interwoven with flowers and greenery, is very effective. Four women have been made honor able members of the Anthropological Society ot Washington, in recognition of their contributions to ethnology. They are Mrs. Tilly Stevenson, who is com pleting the studies of the Zuni tribe, which her husband did not live to finish; Miss Alice Fletcher, who has made studies for the Peabody Institute, of Cambridge, among the northern Indians; Mrs. Frencb-Sheldon, the African ex plorer, and Mrs. Anita Newcomb McQee, M. D., the daughter of the great astron omer. OUR DEBT TO RUSSIA. M What the United State.'* Owe*) to w* Home of Romanoff. M That we are under tremendous (® ligations to the House of ltomanoffws recognized by every American w»o knows the history of this count*', says the New York Sun. Whatewr may have been the motive whlj|f‘'1 Catherine IL to join the so-l/Kd league of neutrals, the result <C*yhe act was to complete the discourage ment of the British Ministers, to break the stubborn will of George HI., and to compel the acknowledg ment of t merlcan independence. Whatever, again, may have been the purpose controlling the mind of Alexander I. when, braving the anger of Napoleon, he refused to enforce the Berlin decrees against the Amer ican vessels thronging the Baltic ports, there is no doubt that he res cued from ruin our commerce. We accepted redemption at his hands; we profited by his protection, and it be hooves us to remember it. The services of the House of Ro manoff to the American Republic culminated In the stand taken in our behalf by Alexander II. at a crisis when our national existence was at stake, the French Emperor having put forth all his influence at West minster to persuade the British Gov ernment to join him in intervening on the side of the Southern Confed eracy. Then it was that the Czar who freed the Russian serfs caused his embassadors at Paris and London to announce that, if France and En gland undertook to assure the de struction of the American Union and to perpetuate the regime of slavery in the Western Hemisphere, they would find Russia arrayed against them. Nor was the friendly Inter position of Alexander II. confined to words. Simultaneously with the ut terance of diplomatic warnings a Russian fleet was directed to proceed under sealed orders to the harbor of New York, and a Russian squadron was dispatched to the Bay of San Francisco. For us, for the American republic, for the consolidation of our Union, the Czar made known his will ingness to fight; and there is not the shadow of a doubt that his willing ness averted a catastrophe. A Historical Jewel. At the court ball in Berlin recently the Empress wore In her hair the fa mous jeweled hat-buckle of Napoleon I., which fell into the bands of the Prussian cavalry at Waterloo. 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