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FARM AND HOME.
Party Maturity,
When it requires double the time to
mature one animal that it takes to
mature another, and thon after ma
turité the slow maturing animal is not
worth ns much as the rapidly matur
ing animal, it does not require argu
ment to show that the former is un
profitable. Stock that is kept for the
production of meat is profitable iu
proportion to Us early maturing quali
ties. In ail out improved stock the
object has bee:, to insure early ma
turity. The bread that will mature the
earliest is the breed that is finally going
to be pronounced the best beef pro
ducing breed as tlie result of the con
tests at our fat stock show* Now our
scrub stock does not possess the quality
of early maturity. The thoroughbroil
aud grade beats it out of sight in this
respect, and at almost every fair held
this fall that fact has been established
to the satisfaction of every one who
took the trouble to make observation.
Those who have not given this matter
as much investigation as their own in
terests demand are urged to do so, and
to begin at the fair. Take the trou
ble to iuqnire as to the age of the
Shorthorn. Hereford, Polled Angus and
Galloway exhibits, and then
the animals with those of the
age that are within yonr knowledge.
Frequently the two classes stand side
by side at a fair, and that furnishes a
complete opportunity to make the
comparison. It is very true, and it
ought not to be forgotten, that
Tule the grade or thoroughbred has
received better care and treatment
than the common stock bas received,
but make ail the allowances that in
teason can be made, and still there
will be a very large per cent in favor
•f the natnrnl superiority of the bet
ter stock.
Oar only interest in calling atten
tion to the superiority of improved
itock is, that we would like to
jvery farmer and breeder employ the
best instrumentalities at his command
» make him profits. When
ireed up we know that we are telling
the breeder of common stock of a way
to greatly increase his profits. It is
sot guess work and is not thoory. It
* a fact and one that is within the
personal knowledge of every man who
has bred the two kinds of stock.—
Practical Farmer.
compare
same
as a
see
we sav
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florae Paralysie.
Paralysis In horses almost Invaria
bly affects tbe hind limbs, and is due
to a disordered condition of the sciatic
Tbe attack is generally very
sudden and occurs when the animal is
in harness, the first symptom being a
weakness in ODe hind leg, which will
be thrown out toward the shaft
nerve.
or
-.races, accompanied by n knuckling of
tbe fetlock.
The first thought that
•sually occurs to the driver is that
the animal must have stepped upon
something that has injured ils foot
Unless the horse is stopped and active
treatment begun at
will generally bo
short time,
is severe the
upon its
aot rise.
onco the other leg
affected in a
when if the attack
an mal will fail
haunches and can
Upon tho first
appear
of faltering and knuckling the
horse should be slopped and covered
with blankets so as to keep the loin
*nd hips warm. The hip quarter and
gaskin should then be robbed briskly
cr a short time. Call in the assistance
Tsome strong men.and after removing
ie patient from tbe shafts place a
lanket, robe or strong piece of
nder the belly, weil back toward the
ind legs, and iet one or two men take
.old of it on each side to help support
tbe animal, which should be led
fully to the nearest stable. Any at
tempt at hurrying will aggravate the
somplaint, and if the sufferer falls the
chances of recovery are very much di
minished. Call in a veterinary
geon at the enrliest possible moment.
In tbe meantime, after reaching the
stable apply water as hot as it can be
borne to tbe loin, hip and thigh. A
little mustard added to the water will
increase its stimulating properties.
As a remedy give a half dram of
vomica in a pint of milk, night and
morning. Paralysis is sometimes mis
taken for spinal meningitis. A horse
suffering from tbe latter complaint,
when be is placed upon his feet by
means of a sling, can support himself,
while in paralysis it is impossible for
him to bear bis weight upon his legs.
The fact sbonld be borne in mind that
it is of the ntmost importance to stop
the animal and take it from the
singe, if upon the road, the instant
indication of faltering or knuckling is
noticed. —Practical Farmer.
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canvas
care
sur
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car
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A llolsteln-rrteslun Record.
Messrs. Powoll Bros.,of Spriugboro,
Pa., report another remarkable record
made this summer by their Hoistein
Frieslan cow Shndelnnd Boon 8877.
Between tbe dates of June 6 and July
b inclusive—thirty-one days—she pro
duced 125 pounds 12 ounces unsalteil
butter, which was made from 1,772J
pounds of milk. 14.09 pounds of miik
being required to produce a pound of
xitter; the average of tho whole peri
ad being over four pounds of butter
per day. For seven consecutive days
»be prodiicod 31 >iounds 15} ounces,
during which week she gave 490
pound* 4 nunc*'* of milk, so that but
1251 pounds of milk was required for
that week. For four consecut vo dais I
ber milk is sa d to have produced nine- '
teen pounds and one ounce of butter,
thus lacking but three and three-qiiar»
ter ounces per day of an average of live
pounds for that period. The milk was
carried several utiles to the Albion
Creamery, where tlie cream was sepa
rated, churned and tho bntlur weighed.
A general invitation was issued to all
to come aud see the cow milked and
tho product weighod. and put under
lock and key when sent to ho cream
ery, and tlie milking, transporting,
separating, churning, workiug and
weighing of tho mlk and butter, re
spectively, were wholly done by dis
interested and responsible persons, who
stand ready to make an affidav.t to all
of tho facts. The Messrs. Powell Bros,
are to be congratulated upon this al
together remarkable test.— Massachu
setts Ploughman.
to
to
iu
reeding Value of Apple,.
There is this year in many places a
good crop of apples. Many of the
early sorts are going to waste, as they
sell for scarcely enough when teams
are busy, to pay for gathering and tak
iug to the city. But they are too valu
able for feed to be allowed to lie ou tue
ground and rot. There never was a
wiser plan of managing this thing
than the old-fasbionod
of
one
making the appte orchard a pig pasture
during the bearing season. After »
tree gets of sizo large oitougli to bear
what can bo growu under it is not
worth the labor of plowing and cultiva
tion. The pigs, if inclosed and left
without rings in their notes, will keep
the soil loose, and will at the same
lime cover up their own droppings so
that they will not soil tbe fruit. There
is no stock to which a small mess of
apples daily is not an advantage, but
horses at hard work and milch cows
should be restricted to very few per
day .—Pennsylvania Preis.
• rtu Notes.
Good, well-pressed ensilage weighs
about forty to forty-five pounds per
cubic foot.
It is estimated that the hog product
of the west this year is short about 14
per cent and shoats about 11 per cent
Our English cousins grow consider
able quantities of water cress artificial
ly in ditches through which a flow of
fresh water is maintained.
The Royal Agricultural Society has
issued a uew list of prizes for preserv
ed fruits, jams, etc., made exclusively
from fruit of the British Islands.
A good sugar grove of maples, it is
estimated, ought to yield an income of
about fifty cents per tree, with as little
labor as any other crop of same value.
Too many milkers spoil a cow, re
duce the milk and lessen the profits.
A kind, gentle, good-natured milker is
a treasure a dairyman cannot over
estimate.
It is said that large quantities of cot
ton seed oil are shipped to Spain and
Italy, and are there used to mix with
"pure olive oil," the mixture being
sold under the latter name.
Hay should be of the best quality.
Grass is more valuable for hay when
cut in the bloom. If allowed to seed
it loses a portion of its feeding value.
Hay should never be overripe.
When cleaning out purslane not a
leaf should be left in the ground. It is
a persistent weed, and can only be
destroyed by exposing every part of
the plant to the sun, so as to scorch 1L
In consequence of the generally bad
crops and bad weather in England,
and the farming population are turn
ing more attention to fruit growing
than formerly, and also to poultry and
vegetable growing.
A vegetable and small fruit grower
of Arlington, raised on 2,000 square
feet—less than half an acre—$800
worth of strawberries, besides wbat
were used in tbe family. Tbe fruit was
sold at wholesale rales, and tbe
varieties were Sharpless and Belmont
Sunflowers are used in Wyoming
Territory for fueL The stalks, when I
dry, are as hard a3 maple wood, and
make a hot fire, nndj the seed heads,
with the seed in are said to burn better
than hard coal. An acre of sunflowers
will furnish fuel for one stove for a
year.
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Household Mints..
You can make cloth waterproof by
varnishing it with linseod oil, coating
w.th solution of rubber in naphtha.
To take ink out of linen—Dip the
ink spot in pure melted tallow; then
wash out the tallow and the ink will
come with it. This is unfailing.
To protect children's clothing from
Ore—Add one ounce of alum to the
last water used in rinsing clothes. This
renders them uninflammable.
To revive old silk—When silk has
lost its gloss and becomes Hmpsy it
may be restored by sponging with a
solution of half an ounce of gum trag
acauth in a pint of hot water.
Earache in any form is said to be
quickly relieved by filling the ear with
chloroform vapor from an uncorked
bottle; vapor only, not tho liquid.
Ten drops upon a lump of sugar is
also considered un excellent remedy
for hiccough and ordinary nausea.
Keep your stovo blacking-brush nnd
plate handy, and after dinner each day
brush off your stovo. and you will find
it much nicer than washing it off; be
sides, with an occasional brushing
your stove will always look nicely, and
if your stovo is not kept looking denn,
the whole kitchen looks nntidr.
To test the purity of water—Tiiko
some of the suspected wntor in a clean,
I glHSH-stopiHired bottle; add a litt!»
' pure cane-sugar; expo-«, having wall
#
,
stonpod tho bottle, to tho light in a
warm room. Should the water, oven
after a week's exposure, heooiuo tur
bid, it Is dangerously impure for drink
ing; if it romains clear, it i* safe.
This is Heinrich » sugar test
Varnished light wood chairs should
bo wipod over once a week with weak
ammonia water, and thov may be kepi
looking nice for a long time. It is n
mistake to use soap on this kind of
furniture, for it will certainly remove
the varnish in a very short limo. Too
much aintnouia will removo tlio gloss,
therefore a teaspoon fill to one-half pail
of water is usually suiliciout.
For a cold on tho chest there is no
lieiter spccitio for most persons titan
woll boiled or roasted onions. TUey
may not agree with evory one, but to
porsous with good digestion they will
not only bo fouud to be a most excel
lent remedy for a cough, and the clog
ging of the brouchial lubes which is
usually the cause of tho cough, but if
eaten freely at the outset of ucold they
will break up what promised, from tho
severity of tho attack, to hare beeu a
serious one.
To remove grease spots from doth—
Au excellent mixture to remove grease
spots from boys' aud men's elotbing,
particularly, is made of four parts of
alcobol to one part of ammonia, and
about one-half as much ether as ammo
nia. Apply the liquid to the groate
spot, and then rub dilligenlly witli a
sponge and clear water. The chemist
ry of the operation seetus to be that
the alcohol and ether dissolve the
grease and the ammonia forms a soap
with it, which is washed out with the
water. Tim result is much more satis
factory than when something is used
which only spreads the spot and makes
it fain tor.
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Mrs. General Custer's Riding.
My husband's horse had almost hu
man ways of talking with him. as he
loaned far out of tho saddle aud laid
his face on the gallant animal's bead,
and there was a gleam in the eye, a
pioud little toss of the heed, speaking
back a whole world of affection. The
general could ride hanging quite out
of sight from the opposite side, one
foot caught in tho stirrup, his hand on
tho mane, and it made no difference to
his belovod friend; he took any inode
that his master chose to cling to him
as a matter of course, and curveted
and pranced iu the loftiest, proudest
way. His manner as plainly said as
speech: "See what wo two can do!''
I rarely knew him have a horse that
did not soon becouio so pervaded with
bis spirit that they appeared to be ab
solutely one in feeling. I was obliged
usually to submit to some bantering
slur on my splendid Curtis Lee. Per
haps a dash at first would carry tiio
general and the dogs somewhat in ad
vance. My side had a trick of aching
if we started off on a gallop, and I
was obliged to keep a tight rein on
Custis Lee at first, as he champed at
the bit. tossed his impat ent bead, and
showed every sign of Ignominious
shame. The general, as usual, called
out, "come on. old lady! Chug up
that old plug of yours; I've got ono
orderly; don't want another"—this
riding at a considerable distance In the
rear. After a spurt of tremendous
speed, back flew the master to me
to excuse him, ho was ready now to
ride slowly till "that aide of mine
came rouud to time," which it quickly
did, and then I revenged the insult on
my swift Lee, and the maligner at last
called out, "that's not so bad a nag
after all." Tbo horses bounded off
the springy turf as if they really hated
the necessity of touch ng the turf at
all. They were very well matched in
speed, and as on we Hew we were
neck by neck, side by side, never
changing our places. Breathless at
last, horses, dogs and ourselves made
» bait The orderly w.th his slow
troop horse was a speck in the dis
tance. Of course I had gone to pieces
little by little belwceu tbe mad speed
and rushing through the wind. — Mrs.
Custer's Hook.
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Devoted Love.
There's a pretty little child uptown,
a girl, who has a boy cousin. They
are much of an age, and they are very
fond of each other. The girl was taken
sick, a fow days ago, with the measles.
The boy was wildly cxcitod and U«
went to his mother.
"Pleuse, mamma, Elsie lias the mea
sles. I want the meusles, too."
"What? No, dear."
Then the boy would not be com
fort'-d until his mother promised if he
was a good boy ho should hare tho
measles, and he has been so good and
he has built so much upon having tbe
measles that they are afraid he'll lose
nil faith in his mother If they don't let
him have them.— San Francisco Chrom
ie.e.
A Shock For Mamma.
r\, » , .
Dick, a seven-year-older, came run
ning into the parlor of the country
hotel, exclaiming, wilt» childish delight:
"Look nt this pretty flag, mamma!" at
the same time waving a small, printed
flag over his liend. His mother took it .
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from him, and was about to make some
pleasant remark about il, when the
youngster suddenly grabbed the flag,
•Hck, nnd. with a look of great con
Corn, exclaimed:
"Oh, mamma! Yon mustn't kenn h.
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beeu use 1... gong lo take it right
back to tbo oemotory!"— Uo.ton 7',ai
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Australian yachtsmen propose to complete j
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conflict is feared In Fort Bend aud ;
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Ninety Chinese from Alaska hare been ds- j
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of
no
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FACT AND *ANCY.
Premier Crisp! ssys Italy wsnts peso«.
Heavy floods tisve occurred Iu Greece.
King Milan bas reluru»'! to Belgrade.
The Arghau re bel I lor *.aa beeu enppreiSM
Tiie price of coal lu Ragland has advanced.
The riaius of the natives Iu llajrtt la In
creasing.
An iron syndicate la forming at Glasgow,
Scotland.
The session of congress just closed lasted
C2I days.
A colored man 1'S years old died In Geor
gia last «eck.
One or the leading println: Arms Of Chic*
Co fa'lcd last ueeks. * ■-*
'or 111» American cup.
There are Ö3T Indian boy. and girl, in the
sthools ut Carlisle, l'a.
A raco
Braaorla couutie». Ten*.
English support will be asked for the expe
dition for Emin llcy's relief. ——
»led entraîne Into Bau Francisco.
Gen. Bsdesu's su » agslu.t the widow of
Gen. Grant Pas bean postponed to Novrm
t"-i.
A wealthy yoaug Englishman bss married
s half-breed ladlau girl at Standing Rock,
Dak.
The results of Emperor William's visit
to Rome are regarded as unfavorable to the
Pope.
An oil well recently struck near Ultrioo,
Pa., Is one of the largest ever fouud Iu this
coaulrjr. ,
Alt the Wheeling, W. Vo., mills hare dis
continued the use of natural gss on account
of Its cast.
A leading orange grower In Florida asserts
that the yellow fever will not affect the or
ange crop.
Tbe last census of India Indicates a popu
lation of es,98; 000, with «,000,01» more moles
than females.
Iu msoy towns In Germany the boss barber
never shaves people. He pulls teeth and does
surgical trade.
Tbe Domlolou government Is said to be
Indisposed to make any more concessions In
the fishery dispute.
Epidemic typhoid Is reported from different
parts of I he couutry, tbe result of Improper
sanitary conditions.
An Invention of a dynamite gun by an
American has beeu sold to tbe French gov
ernment for $ô00, IX».
A railroad train was burled in a land slid,
at Loten sa. Italy, last week, and 4M persons
were killed and 70 wounded.
Tbe Portland and Vancouver railroad bat
built a trestle across the bottom Itods of the
Columbia river 8,000 feet long, extending
700 feet Into tbe stream.
The success of the great world's fair at
Melbourne, Australia, has incited San Fran
cisco to undertake a "Great Psclde Slope and
International exposition" in that city In a
year or two.
"Donjohu Demijohn Upjohn SL John" Is
tbe name of a western baby whoso father
wanted to please all parties and satisfy every
body. There will be a racket In that family
when bub grows up
A German professor says that natural gas
Is created by tbe presence of a mats of rock
on a bed of pest, and that brdraullc preaaure
would create tbe same vapor If aunflowers i
were used to feed It.
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A Michigan man who was traveling la WIs- j
cootln bet that twenty oat of lho nett !
twenty-nine Swedes he met .0.14 be named
Olo Johnson, and bn won. Besot twenty- I
three oat of tbe twenty-nine.
"No presents" I* now attached to er.-ry !
wedding Invitation Issued in fashionable socl- i
etyand that's one reason why tbe ratio of j
unlit.-, u. k,i . .1
nllllnni Htebhlns, s country youth living
In Massachusetts, saw a ghost at he wss go
ing home. He oat with a rusty rcvolrer
let drive, and his Uncle Harry dropped la
the mud with a bullet hole through his holy.
A Nebraska man tqpk the tombstone from
bis wife's grave and sold It to get him a win
ter undershirt and a pair of socks, snd his
friends support his course and believe that
bla dead wife looks down and smiles upon
him.
The Baltimore American says that railroad
officials are tne most unpopular offlclsls before
tbe American Dubllc. That la true of
but not all. There Is oow and then a railway
man «bo doesn't Imagine that he owns the
earin.
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A Freocb savant who started for Africa
forgot hit Klsstcs and raid tbe ship to turn
back eben 18« miles ont. Then be
gave op
the voyage became be feared tbst be could
not get bis collars Humirled on lbs Dark Con
tinent.
it la amazing bow quick tbe bakers flod oat
when flour goes up, and bow awfully deaf
and blind they are when a slump In tbe mar
ket knocks fi off the price of s barrel. They
must want to make some money out of tbs
business.
Noah Flynn, tn eccentric chap In Chicago,
will not permit anyone to enter bis door until
they have removed their sboea snd repested
tbe Lord's Prsyer. Lots of Chicago people
would visit him If they could only remember
tbe prsyer.
Mrs. James Brown Potter says she batn'l
read a tine In a newspaper In flfteen year*
That'# where sbe missed It seriously Tbs
papers have given her scores of nice little no
tices, which bave all probably been accepted
by her cook.
Kentucky has raised a tomato thl» year
which Just flts Into a four-quart measure
while Missouri produce» s pumpkin which
wouldn't go Into s wsehtub. Politics can't
hold this country on the grate long, even In
presidential year.
There are twenty-two different lives of Dm
If! Boone In print, and yet shout all n 0 ever
did wss to bunt snd discover Kentucky. Bap.
pose ha had never discovered It it alii We
can't see why lie should
Washington by »even liven.
overtop George
A rejected suitor In Kiosa« didn't «hnn#
three or four bullets Into the girl, ss Is usual,
ly tho case, but he drew a razor and cut tha
lea,t l| P of her ear off and then deiled her ...
,,ml 11 mu " wl<0 w o ul ' 1 have her. Tho scat»
come off ' hut tllc <1,!n *' 111 *' 0 * 11 * Rood,
. ^hero Is a dog at fioytnour, Ind., who will
look at a clock and then put his mu* «„ ii.„
exact hour as marked on a card imt that'« ii
lie's good for. Ono dog who would hit,, »
tramp In twonty-eovan Places would be wonh
fl,t v canines who could tell tho time of day.
From January to July tcflntr iiir,«! l.-ttar
«J**®, '"«• P'<*lin..i,r« a ,,d
three mail ascot* went wrong siiil .
reitcd. in no c.se ih/.u„! of""
over lit», and In tome it was onl, i,
j Is strssg* bow cheap some m«u hold iu, Jlu .
i Mire*
A T>*xna DueL
In the fall of 1#80 there name to
San Antonio, Tex., from Now Orleana.
* gentleman by the name of Hobt C.
Mott lie was a book-keeper, an ex
pert. amt was in auareh of recreation
»ml adventure, hi* health having be
gnu to fail by reason of his close oon
tiuoiuent and sedentary habits. Ho
brought letter* of introduction to
prominent men in Sau Antonio. When
he haul made Known his wish to secure
a place to hoard somewhere in the
country, one of the gentlemen to whom
he had brought letter* Colonel John
1>. Logan, the editor of the San Anto
nio Hera til, gave him a letter to h>*
j ^ l(ll)r j„ business. Judge & C.
! Thompson, who had recently bought
j a ranch ou tho Rio Hernia thirty-live
; miles west of San Antonio, and sent
him out there. A •«»»«• • •
Mr. Mott arrived at Judge Thotup
I son's ranch, and was cordially wet
j conuH l by that gentleman, who readily
agreed to keep him as tong as he
wanted to star, telling hitu he didn't
care whether he paid any hoard or not,
the presence of an educated geullemau
like Mott being a desideratum in those
days on a west Texas ranch to a gentle
man of Judge Thompson'» cultured
tastes and habits.
Robert Chesbeau Mott was theu
twenty-seven years old, about tire feet
live inches high, delicate in appear
ance, and no one who saw him would
have supposed that beneath his calm
exterior aud »boost effeminate appear
ance there was as brave aud daring a
spirit as ever animated a man in any
age. He was sn ardent sportsman, a
mau of jovial disposition and soon be
came a great favorite in the neighbor
hood, and no social gathering was con
sidered complete unless Mott was
present
Among the local bells of that se
questered locality was a Miss Orpba
Van Ostrom, who was a real beauty,
andttvoung lady of unusual accom
plishments for a frontier girl, she hav
ing enjoyed the advantage of a resi
dence iu Galveston for several years
liefere her family moved to western
Texas, Of course she had plenty of
admirers among the young men of
the neighborhood, and it was current
ly reported that she was affianced to
Jim McElroy, a well-to-do stock-raiser
of that section, and a young man who
had won considerable distinction a* an
Indiaa-fighter in that day when every
man on the Texas frontier had au ex
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At tho first party that Mott attended,
! and wh ch was given in honor of UW
j advent into the settlement, he took
! _ , , . . ,
m x, „ , I ? f'
I lo ** with Mis* Urpha. an d I whether iu
teotiooally or not, by bis assiduous
! attention» to her lie aroused the jenl
i ousy and Incurred tho «unity of the
j young Isdi 's hitherto favored suitor
manner and bouterons
cedent opportunity to wio that kind of
distinction. Among the youog
of the seltlemunt it wss well under
stood that Mr. McElroy wss to on Miss
Van Ostrom'« escort no »II occasion*
and scarcely nnyone thought of at
tempting to dispute this privilege with
men
backwoods
■ ways, was no match for the suave and
polished Mott in pleating the ladies,
neither was be at all backward in say
Ing what dire vengeance lie proposed
to visit upon tbe bead of "tbal stuck
up city chap."
Matters progressed In this way for
some time, each on» paying d«vot»d
attention to tbe young lady until tb»
late war broke oat
On the withdrawal of the United
State» troop» from tbe Texas frontier
poata several companies of Rangers
were organized ander stale anthorilv
for frontier protection, and Jim Me
Elroy and IL C. Moll wer» enrolled in
one of these, of which three Van
Ostrom boy* brothers of Mis* Orpl.a,
were alto members. Thl* r
w»* stationed at Camp Verd*
Bandera, and went into active i
Immediately. Two or three months
later a number of the mother* siatera
and sweethearts of the boys compos
ing this company wont from the Hon
do seulement to Camp Verde to p»y
them a visit, accompanied bv their
fathers and
company
near
servi ce
younger brother* and
among these ladles waa Misa Orpba
Van Ostrom.
Of cours« liiere
. „ , r » *r»nd jubilee
at t amp Verde on the arrival of the
visitors, and a grand ball
their honor.
"M flrlren in
At this bill Mr. Molt
monopolizing the
pany of Misa Van Ostrom, and
former lover became so enrngod at bla
conduct that he sent him a challenge
next morning. Mott ,„d the yonng
ady had been v«ry lover-llke during
the entire evening, and at tho closo
IM ?, ° f "' e ni «' ,t M °« had
snatched a kiss as »be was leaving the
barrack room in which the dance
held.
succeeded in
com
ber
of
was
When McElroy's friend, who wa.
Wal \, V * n 0,,rofu '® brother*
«railed on Mott with tho cl,»Hong»
next morning. lho rcmnr J,.
»tell, a woman that is worth khutltig
« worth fighting for. I k ,„«d h»?
wool i * 1 don '' Wi «*«
would have permitted it If
known 1 was going to,
'o fight for her this
Jim I am his
she had
nnd I »m ready
morning. Tell
' •
nwn.
Molt requested tho
««com!, and lho
wrlinr lo not
im-ollng wes
ur« of i? '' ,HCU ihu depart.
The I l T " M,k ">'•«»
*"• Bec °nd tiny suUtquum
on
his
i r
lo ilia ball
Everything*»* kept
U»'I al! goue.
Tlio morning after the dm»,,
the r «hors the partie» met ^
in » huttutiful Vttll«y„ UKWil ^
the . ump, Several friand, ?'
imrlies were present, hiclmli ^
Volne, Ridley, the
Coin pany. s * #
quiet until
The term, of duel w, r , , h
principal, w„ro be ,lnt l0Ilwl
pact's apart. arm». I w.thColl'sd, ^
pistol» and bowl» knly*«. - r,w ™
shot wag to be Urud at the
they wore thun to fire
case neither
lue tq
« *11; a«
parly was kill*
their pistol, were eiupied they
to fight to a finish with knlvei
At the first fire both
slightly wounded, Mott In Iba i«
ju.t above the knee, and R c g "
the top of tho left shoulder, g/ *
second fire Mott m Med Id. œilv
received ins adversary'» hui; M |, ?
left inn, below the elbow,
the ariu was not broken, a. »„ ^
learned. At I be third shot McEk«'
pistol failed to fire, and Mm ^
bis antagonist, Wb»n McElroybZ
tol failed bint he threw U docs,
drawing bis knife.ru,bed at bW ta>
oni»t, Mott, ••« ng him throe A
bi» pistol, threw bi» down t | w »
though lie still liad three chsrfesisi
—and. draw ng b. knife. m Ml ^
v*r,»ry stool to steel; aud tbea oecw
red each a cutting and siasbtsf e
nope never to wituess again, ff, „j
ed them apart d reclly- McElroy 4,«
and Molt on top—both bleedis; to*
ghastly »ad d Mpni
*'•>
mimer ou»
wounds.
They both recovered, howtvw. M
Mott went home to New Orlstax g
entered the confederate army. u ,4
have a Utter from him. dated s
dnys before the second battit ef Ms
n»MML I hare never beard fro* ha
sine«.
McElroy, ton. went Into the aekl
«rate arm* «ni earn» out at tks «1»
of the war • cap!am. an } i$ do« Ifa.
or was » sear of two ago. la Glia»
county, tbt» »ist«.
Mts« Van O »train Anally gtn
hand to Ur. Yolney Ridley, »to
tin- means of »»ring tbe life of M
her former lovera Sue noe L-n
With the doctor in Tom Green mss»
near Fort Concho,and husbotnebj
of children. —-Veto u-Uju Turn
Democrat,
Watting for a Railway Colltita
-Our* 1* n profession that trs
men's souls." said a train dUp*S«M
'Notwithstanding that la late j*m
tbe different railways have odops
rule* winch thoroughly **>t«»*tits !i
tininess, even with si! the sslsywri
a little bit of carelessness OT d«sis
lion of duly Is liable to cans* trash i
, ml no , 0 „i y jots 0 | property, tel 1
many Instance* Is attended WithkMl
hit.
"I remeutbwr, tarns r«*r* »f« »ts
l had charge of tni os on a
mail, where telegraph offices an in
aud far between, of g.vingaaMderti
the operator at a certain stain* •
bold the norUt-b-auud p»»s«»f«r U»i
for ordor* so II» >1 I might ksly I*
south-bound ps'sengor trsi» t*
Its meeting point, the Istlsr k»i
somewhat late. The «pefator rsf»*
ed tho boldtug order, for «hieb I p"
him •«. K." 1 »ben gave thensi»
bound trala an order to nss tots*
the north-bound train's time to
the meeting point. Instead of
th« north-hound train for orders >k
operator let it go by hint. Tb* «■
was crooked, and as both trat»*
between telogaaph »talion» I •t* r *
to walk the floor until Ishoeldkssfi
their coming together. Tbe tor**
was terrible, almost unfitting •• ^
any other dull«* As good luck
have li, the north biund 1rs a,
had undisputed right of the ro**l>
•lelayed before reaching tb# ■•***
point. Whea the flr»t train r»n#h#4
telegraph «talion I f»ll rsl-rred. h
the strain had been ao terrible•• ■
nerve* that I was not goal to*
tor several dar* anil th« »*P*****,
will ever remain In my _
Louts Globe- Democrat.
*-< '
mind,-"
Foeptlolam.
In on» of our 8und»y u koo ll ra**
ly th» subject of tho crtetlwtol *|
was under di*cu»«ion. ^ brlflM
who tied cavilled at nothing wW®
preceded, when the »lory ol
ducllon of Ev» was readied d*e* , |
that lie didn't believe a word«'
•'For." »aid fin, "thore waa *"T
tity of tbe antoe materiel the* *
wea mad» of lying aronnd loote *
I don't lielievo God wonld hew
np Adam, whom be had Just fl®"
juat to get a rib to make Eve *1
l.owtll Courier,
A Crying Shame.
"That's an extremely pretty
M r. Bolderson lias," said a travail®#
ton bright young woman
protty liidaad." ''That was q uiw * 1 .
II« truve him plenty of whisky
food." -Oh, i»n t that <,ro# ' lh
"Why soP" "To think of taking*
nt little brut» and
lltll* d<
of hint in that way
Traveler.
Connidnratlon AppraoiA^.
(me*® 1 ®# 1 '
' omell'«
.•U®
Untippod
waiter
"11-iven't you forgotten *
• r? ' Gunst tAu-d latlv»ly)|
ur—let mo so#. Oh. J«"f
tool It p as* Thank j»*
ph a lleoord.
I for*®*
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