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us, otis tiid I'll c,p ,' ice hate " n-2tht Hlo ' of , en nave sent the ? In- nb- I lelW. j read, j -em k III ' ink ."Iron 1 T'tl'. i dim- -i j urn (Vork llant ighs. i-rln j ihad I only f The ! the rtaia 1 the and i'bject ' sture j'nh 1a !,;allda I TOU I or going 1 Lull two L train how tii for I. anil I tal- the nii the :'l Into Vr nnun id are t ran ed hy TBI- Moun t-range !-4Uafo . afford !( entcr t'lsblng: frk ami , ana ey. If o bul k '. Hear, te, etc.., on of wild i In thl j If you I :artlej, I ome In f i. Man j nfiil re 1 ft illo Jage to sojourn and living. . a con- suiting ir over- I 'Grami rt of It nd pro i 'rvation , ou have jit, de get the ' looking V.KKK. at (lie (pltaliatl t:.ooo.. develop rae aold . eeveral ,' county. J. It I of lhee reentage . African of inl le from ration Of- 'alla, and 1 1 t expert ; with 'l'- Queen. I ipioving, i'b circu ,,br miner ( ji but the .a I very - lMieut eiy i i -"1 So M 'l h;la anin . il of pub ' In. rea ed I building t 'lund lor (,1 bl.uk- .' mlgi ant ' ) lior lUHr liig over- VcnUllves il chaplain fight for , I give tho granting h pryer II I pow- Ma need. KHZEROUM MASSACIIK. ACTUAL PICTURE1 OF THE FRIGHTFUL ATROCITV. 3 A Ikaleb Takaa Daring in Halt-hery In Tlk'eh llaadraila oMbriillaat baOVrril Marlrriluai- khnuM Make hrUUailuta abatfdvr. nn SULTAN of Turkey ban denied many of tun toiiej of mussucre In Ar menia. No one Imlleve him. fur lie U con tradicted by a host of trustworthy i;ntMCH. If any thing were reeded -x ? 1 -"..a m - In ronvlct hlra of outrulk and to convince thi most skep tical of tho airorltirB of Turkish, rtilo It li now supplied. A series of photograph Ii.ih been re- eHcd from Armenia which ronflrtna the worst stories of massacre and prove mat they wi re ltid:-ed on a wholesale, ral, Whieh U mora wnrlbv of belief -the camera or the Hultnii of Turkey? Tna InUdlliMit readers of thla Journal will arareely healtate. The photograph HhiHtrato whut hn been going on throushout the Anlatlc (mplrn of Turkey. They prove that a part of the Armenian population of one city wag destroyed. Hut other place nuffered even more than Krxeronm. When we remember thnt the proceaa of maiiare haa been going on through the whole of Armenia and In other parta of Turkey In Aula we may Judge of the total extent of the alaughler and be lieve that the emlmate of 13,000 killed within a few month I not an exag gerated one. The Important city of F.rieroum was the acene of the wholesale niaiwacree recorded by theee phologTaph. They how thnt bod lea were piled together ko thickly that the Turk lull authorise could not find luhor enoiiKh to Imle them If they wiabed to do go. Arm, teg ami Fragment of bodle were thrown together n carelenaly an o many brick. No telatlve could ever hope to Identify them. The utreetg of Krieroum ran with Wi'mI. The Armenian were iiiaaaa. red without dlitlnrtlon of age or gex by the Turk ami Kurd, ami rami leg atiorltlea were perpetrated on them. Krxeroutn la Ihe capital of a vilayet or province of tho twine name. It ha an extengive trade ami la the chief sta tion for caravan nn the way from Te heran to Mecca. The atreet are nar row and It hnuaen are mostly built of mud und timber. The principal buildings are the Armenian and Greek rhiircheg and gchool. The imputation wa about 4,ono. of which one-fourth were Armenian. The proportion ha been greatly reduced. The measaere began In the Scrla, the chief government building In Krxer onm, Ir. which the Vail, or Governor, and the chief ofllciul live. It began with the shooting of tho priest of Teonlk by the Turkish notdlcr. He and other Armenian were trying to ob tain an audience of the Va!l to ask protection against murder an. I outrage. Thl act of brutality gerved as ,i sig nal to the Turk ami Khurda. The niaasacre continued all d.iy. The photograph how the Armenian renieteiy two day aHcr the beginning of the miisaacre. Two rows of dead bud already In-vii l.i'd down and pit H.ilh i ovoid Willi earlli l. laliO'ii4. and t1ie had J i'i -inM.'d n third ro . The burial of most of tli- victims took pbne on Nov. 2. There aa no luneral I lenuiony Huge in'tnliis wne ,t :ind four Amu ni. ins liHik a IhhIv, diaiiged It to the tiemh and laid II there, llody iifdr body was laid close lilongslile another till the whole gp.ice waa tilled. Ill one pit .Viil bodle were bill led. The surviving Ainunl.ins g.itliered around lliew enomioiis grave nnd watched the operations badly, no one knowing wheu hi or her turo inlgbt coine. Mlllluaa af irll Mire. The canton of Kchaffhauaen. Switxer land, I overrun by field mice In Im mense number, and the government haa been appealed to for way and fuaab U egUruiliiat the ruJcuta, Mi MYRIADS Or SWALLOW?. They HiaM t.i.al and (ion on ai.rnatlna .Asanng Ihr ( n, From Hie Savannah News; A K'lf slun steumcr hailing from Odeum h.n for some time been engaged In the Mediteirancan tiade, principally carry Iiik P-'imi Mig.'rn between leghorn and Malura. On one of I lie reerut trip It encountered an adventure which wi i:eer be forgotten by eltbir the rri or the pjHwnsei k. The pannage bad I e.-u a Hloriiiy cue, but the d.iy of the orciirreaeo utiiiKiiully line. Tiiouah a ri.Jiei be.iv) e.i wan I'tinning. tiiwt of the pa.'HeiiKel'a were on dei k. Sud denly the lookout railed: "ilurrliano rlond b'.iward." At onee there was (tent consternation aboard and a num ber of people MiUKht nafi'ty below. The captain, bowevir, after RlutirlriK ct t.'ie baroii'etei, cave It us hla opinion that It v;w no hurricane cloud. Tlie black tuiiha tiny aaw hovering near the herl znn waa, he llioimht, a pirtlcttiari." il.'ti-e volume of molie Irefi miii" centner, (tut the solution of the r.iya tiry .tnif isiui li KKinrr thin tlicy I. ad 1 ! ,'x"' ,rl- T,, Hiirntrnlng mass urea- larger ami larxei, and roon wan keen to bear down in the dinciln.i of ;ho vee with terrific apeed. Kverj body, both crew ond p.it-.'iix1 r, berama frightened at the mysterlouit cloud, which geemed to move with grlit lu' Idity, notwlthaiandlng that a perfect calm prevailed. Then came ihe olu linn. The vbkI rloud they hud aoen roinpoKed of Uhllog. Tin fore riinneiM. a m.i.ill d'tachuieiit if romu 0.inM, kwooped down on the deek, to the bewilileriuent of the people on board. Thee were goon followed, not by thouMand. but by hundred! of thoiiKanda. The bird literally over whelmed the vemel. The man at :!ie wheel lout hi bearing, and the k.ild ent dUordcr prevailed. The blid poured Into every available opening, hnttliwayi, wludowM und everywh'-ro elae. They got tangli d In the ropja and aallH and cliiKtered about the ng..ng. Kven the gmukcatnrk wa go filled up one time that the Area we."e neurly ex tliigulahen. The most amntlng part of tin whole thing wj that the bird did j no) evince any dlaponlllon to leave. To j heighten the coiifuxlon the ateainer had MASSAC UK got out of it rnurge und ran a.diore. lluwever. on account of gol ig very I slowly, no material damaie waa ilone Ihoiigli the p.tsscnge.-i were ba.lly frightened. When Hie crew hn.l recov ered from their amax.unent, they began to clejir the deck a,!il the veasel It: gen ernl of these nnexpeetel and not at aU welcome guegta. The captain ordered the men to no ahovela and wha.evi else they could to thro the bird over board. After getiiiitT lalrly In uliue the vessel proceedei. on It voyage, tmv Ing been delayed for eight houra on ac count of thla singular f-xperirme The captain could not offer any Iheoi.v as to w here this vast army ot swallow cntne from. All he kiild a that the bird were exhausted fro.n t long fligli dur ing the storm of ;he prevlou day and rought rest on hi cm.c1. ay ef Kaxlan AoihaaaaHora, Hiissian nmbaggador are p''d about twice a much a oura. The ambassa dors to llcrlln. Vienna, Constantinople. London and I'urla ree-lve Si).(mk) ruble, or I'lT.rsNi; the ambassador to Rome, to, (' ruble, those at Washington, Toklo, Madrid and I'ekln .tii.uiKi, at Teheran ::.0mi. nt Alliens. ItrusaeU, The Hague, Copcnhagcti, Mexico, Munich and Stock helm 2il.ta.Mt. The miniater at Ilnchar ckI. Ililgrade, Klo de Janeiro, Lisbon and Stnttg.iit gi t H.Ooil ruble, the en voy to tlie Vatican l.o'Si, those to Dreg di n and t'ettlnje lo.iioti, and to Wclmur I ami n.uiiistadt K.OtHJ, Well! Well. lie gaxed ot her with a 2.ftod-voll In- Usitv . "t'o you have a pa d?" he biased. "Oil, yes." she airily annwercd. "Two l i.r three of 'em." lliiwivir, on consideration, he con cluded that he wis willing to become her third or fourth husband. Indt annHilia Journal. Inrtaent Amnnf Aalmala The lullueiixa I going dow u In Log land -down to horses and dog and rat. The official of the various "bonus" for didnestlc animal In l.on doii report that the mortality In rase of Itiflucnxa among dog amount to ( per cent, among l to 2i per cent, and the percentage la aald to be even atlll larger among horse. HV Tl'llKS AT KIlZKROfM. j BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER. lUmarkabl I Mini for lb ;nTraanfcla f TfaMiiti tiliiwi ilia Tajrlar. l'rcm the Wagblngton Post: One of the moat remarkable political contett of modern day waa that between Hob mid Alf Taylor over the governoohlp of Tennegyee gome yeajjgo. The brother are boih violUinia in len negxeo they are known a tiddler. Ait It the Diiperior performer. Uob play left-hunded. Neltlier one I a nn.tdied tiiHster of the liMtrumi nt, but they both play the mountain nielodie to Hut fiiefn' taHte. liuriug their unique ra-e for governor Hob and Alf did not actu ally carry their fiddle with them, but In almoat every town the people would bunt up a couple of violin and limlat on hearing them play. When the elec tion wa over and liob wa occupying the hlgheat office In the gift of len nesreean a convict of the penitentiary one day rent him a fiddle. It wa a home-made Ingtrunient. the convict be ing It author and flnlnber. He had made It while nerving out hi genteue In the "pen," and dealgned touching a tender chord In the governor' heart by the presentation. The tory I beat told' In Governor llob'a own way: "One day Jut before Chrlatma a tate official entered my office and aald: '1 have been Implored by a poor, mlaerable wretch In the penitentiary to bring )ou thl rude Addle. It wa made by hla own hand with a penknife during the hour alloted to bltn for rent. It I ab Folutrly value lean. It la true, but It la hi petition for mercy. He begged me to gay that he ha neither attorney nor Influential frienda to plead for him; he j lii poor, and all that he aki l, that When the governor ahull tit at hi own firealdi on I bnaima eve with hi own bappy chlh.ren around bltn, he will play one tune on thl rough fiddle anil think of a cabin far away In the mount ain In which I a family of poor, rag ged children crying for bread and lis tening for the returning footatcp of their ronvlct father.'" Who would not have been touched by uch an ap peal? When Chrlatmae eve came the governor aat at hi own happy flrealde, gurrounded by hi own bappy family and alttlng there be played one tune on tha rough fiddle. Far up In the mount- alii there wa another hearthstoni bright and warm, the pardoned ronvlct waa there with bl children ou hi knee and til heart re-echoing the strain which the governor played on tne nome-made nddle. A Qanllaaabla Klgbt. "What I want to know." asked the corn-fetl philosopher of hla awtembled mrlckeu people whose nam he de listener, "I whether the allered new ' i lined imllaeloae In nn vour alnra thai woman will ever attain the right having her hat knocked off at the the ater hy the Indlgnaut man sitting be hind her." Indlimpoll Journal. FLOATING FACTS. Au albino partridge, the tip of lis white feather tinted with pink, I the latest freak brought out of the Maine 'vooda. There t an historic well In Rutland, Vt. It wa built during the revolution, bnd waa used by soldier of Uurgoyne army after being removed from lioaton hi lm. A writer In the Edlnburg Scotchman In dealing with the cause of Intemper ance mention aa one of the principal one tho "want of aynipnth) t home end a avoiding, sulking, nagging wife." Two IlusMlan battleships, the Kurlk niil ihe lilmitrl lHinskol. have l.ai bond In Portsmouth on their way to lue Med Itrrraiieun. It I the flisi time thl piivllego ha been granted for a nai ler of century, ltoblnson Crufcoe'i nutjket, ' But. old specimen, with long bnrivl, flint lock, and beautifully balanced," Is of fered for sale In Edinburgh. !: came nto the possession of the present owner through Alexander Selkirk' giand n'ece. Six deer wandered Into the village of Central Ijike, Mich., early last Sunday morning, trotted through the a.ree; lor awhile and took to the wood again bcfjre any of the startled inhabitant could quiet their nervrs aiiffl' irntly to get a gun. I Il ha been noted that aerpent charm- era continually talk, amg or wh'stle or have an attendant to play upon aouie shrill musical Instrument during the lime exhibition are being given. That .""i' , . ,D"MI,C It ktt the kail doobL WHOSEXT THE MONEY SI.500 CONTRIBUTION CONSCIENCE FUND. TO Mr. Markar aa Ulaa Na KattBat f haraonal Tain I .oat to Ik CUT fcvary Yaar. y r.l! i mui nave come from lletly Green." "Oh, no; from the Goulds." These two en tenre repregent In nutshell the di versity of opinion expressed In the Comptroller' office and In the Tax Ie partment about the I1.300 contribution to the conscience fund received on Tuesday, ay the New Vork World. On one point the two dc partment were united. Such a lump contribution could have come only from tax-dodger of the magnitude of the Gould and Hetty Green. The conscience of the average city tax dodger la touched for $30 or lea Kareiy doee It respond to the pressure of $100. The tl.lNX) bill and the 1300 bill delivered at the Comptroller ollice in one envelope by a messenger boy on Tuesday broke tho record. The argu ment advanced In the Comptroller' ofllee were that Hetty Green' con elence I a personal conscience peculiar, but atill pergonal, and within reach of human influence Hut the Gould conaclence I a corpora tion conscience, altogether untouchable. K. I. Ilurker. resident of the Coin- nilsnloner of Taxe and Account, w as not o sanguine u gome otheis that the conaclence contribution come from Mrs Green. "If Hetty Green' conscience were really and truly touched." a Woi Id reporter asked him. "how much money would the tie likely to lend In to cover up remiss taxation?" "Oh. my" and Mr. :irker gpread big arm with a comprehensive gweep thai auggeated millions. "I have been turning thl matter over In my mind all day," he said, "and I cannot Imagine who that money came from. Of course. It wa for pethonal taxe." A tax coin iilnsloner never admit that a propeity lax geta by hliu. "Taking that tt.r.on a a basis, what amount of personal lax.; do tlie Com missioner let slip through their lingers very )ear?" "It Is Impossible for me to tell or even to guiMs with any asKiimptlon of uc uiacy. It may be $imi.imhi or It may be five time that amount for all 1 know. We are powrrleg when a man choose lo come here and wear falsely. We Lever know until be I dead to what ex it nt be bus Win defrauding the city. Kvi n then hi executor and lu ll Und ir.ian of dei riving us. We uic after everything In !ght. For two years we have been making a sp laity of looking up big estates that have g stem itii ally ivoided taxation for years, and ilellu (pieuts ou personal taxe. We are (barged with driving the Could and other rich people out of town. It has tome to my knowledge recently lint nnif of the tax-dodger we have chast d nut til town are not evt n p.iving t.iv in the country. A rich lawyer In this city awnie olf big tnxeg Ih c.iiikc he lived In the country. When the assessor In the icunlry tried to gi t hold of li t tit he a wore olf on the ground that be lived in New Vork. The asevwir sent to nu iibout It and I told that man that he must either huh or rut bail. There ate no end ol uch case. The tax conimis gloner aie not to blame because the city doe not get all the money it should from pfrsoual taxation. We do our duty when we get all that we can." The sinalltttt contribution lo the con- lence fund ever received In tbia city wa Irom a schoolboy--33 cents. The total amount received for ten year I lea than flD.ooo. Of thl gum tll.ia.o wa received In 177. when Presby Itrlan minister In Harlem turned over f 10.412 in behalf of several rouseteme- time ha the total amount rreeivetl reached the turn of the single coniribu-tl-in sent In on Tuesday. The lowest year wa In 19. when It dropped to 3U. It i estimated that the city lose at least 11. ',0.000 a year from men who use fell sort or makeshift to dodge per aouai taxra. Caal OU aa lb Jordaa. According lo consular report It is the Intention of the Turkish authorities, at Jerusalem to establish a steamship line on the Dead Sea. Ths existence of asphalt In th'tt region ha been as certained, and It I upHjsed thai pe troleum will be found also. A rational development of the Jordan valley from I.ake Tiberias down, and esieclally the opening up of the rich mineral re source of the I lead Sea burin, I con sidered a very profitable undertaking, for which, however, foreign capital w ill hardly be found, a the legal statu of property-holder In those region I very unsafe. boutbara VWontea, The old notluu that southern women are languid, feeble folk ought to be dispelled by the act of four women In a suburb of Macon, Ga., Inst week. A house took fire during the night and the neighbors gathered to help the in ; mates In saving their effect. Four I women carried a large upright piano from the parlor all the way out Ir.to the middle of the tre"t unassisted, The Afrlraa Itnry Trail.. A caravan ha arrived at the east African coast conveying many thou aanda of pound' worth of Ivory be- Ifinalnir lo the lata lr AlnLi. TI.. .n.F...w.n.i., r . ii...1i. ... p,r ,ne ,Vfnl proof o . or.bl. conduct of the Free Slat.'a ...... V VV 'li lW a INOENIOUS NO NAME FOR IT. law aa An fat HiHlir Hal Ilia Tranh Oal af a Hoarding llnaaa. "While there l neither wealth nor fame In my occupatlor," (aid a young man who lives by hi wit to a New Vork World reporter. "I don't know of any calling which demand o much In genuity. 1 am not boastful when 1 ay I am rather fertile In expedient, ami roine of my trick have eenied bo clever to me that I'm ashamed to admit I'm somewhat tuck on myself. "I.t me tell yon how I once got out or a pretty tight place. I wa living In n boarding house In West Twelfth atreet. the landlady of which waa a widow. Through many way I Ingra tiated mynelf Into her good grace, and wheu thing didn't run my way 1 waa able to 'hang her up.' At the time or which I'm speaking I'd had a long run of hard lurk which left me In her debt considerably over a hundred. A friend of mine offered me half of hi room un til my luck rhanged. and n the widow had grown less attentive to my want In direct proportion to the lie of my bill. I determined to accept hi offer. Somehow or other the widow surmised my little plan and accused me of In tending to elope with my trunk at the first favorable opportunity. " 'I assure you, madam,' ald I, 'that you ai) mistaken. On the contrary, I have obtained for you another boarder, a friend of mine, who will sliare my room with me. I expert hi trunk here any moment.' 'Thla smoothed matter over for the time, and that game afternoou, when the servants were out. and there wa no one home but the widow and myself, and she was entertaining a friend In the gei oiid Door front. I sprung my lit tle scheme. Ilnjttlly packing up my woi Idly iinracHslona I put my trunk on my back and proceeded noiselessly as I could down the stair. I walked town baikwaid, not because that wa easier, but because I wa Ingenious, aa I have tol. I you. It was good that I did ao. tor on tie gecoml Ian. ling I unior- tiinnttly made a nnii-e that brought the landlady lo the door. I Immediate ly began to walk upstair again, ami, aa I turned Ihe right way. alie uever tiiiiibleil to the game. ''Ob. that your fileiid trunk you're bringing In,' shr said. Those ejpn simieii aie so tll.toldlgliig. I III sorry Hone of Ihe gill Is at home to lit In ml.' 1 waited until she went back to her fill n.l end thru I started down otue more. Aa I safely p.it.n-.l ll.e door I heard ihe bimllady j to In r fileml it was all right, my tb ar. I thought lie wm.m trying to sneak out with hi thing. Hut It wa Just as he bad said about I friend trunk. He was currying It upstair.'" . A MISSIONAIIV ON A BICVCLE lie Atlunlattrtl I be Salltea and Saima- liuea Haa (.real HUka. The lollowlug ritraii Is from a letter lec-ntly rtcelveil by Ihe llev. . Sehauttifr from hla daughter, alio li missionary In Persia: ' .Mr. Allen, the superintendent of tie industrial department, haa gone to niei Ir to h-iMi something more of the Iron trade, as an Iron itii.irtmeiit la to be .-iddi'd In the shop. He started off on nii bicycle, and expected to ride lo t;'toinn. on the lllark Sea, stop at SaiuM.on. and run up to Maraovan on his wheel to gee the training gchool there and take the steamer to Mar s"lll s, ami run across France, maklr.g the Journey as cheap a possible. "In AiigiiFl he took a tour to the southern part of our field on hla wheel. He would leave the horsemen who ac companied III in away behind him. and rode most of the way alone. Every where he was an object of the greatest w on iii r and excitement. Some said that It wa the cholera come ugaln. "He would get to a village, end the whole place would gather to ee him. He would have to give an exhibition, aud finally end up in some open place, where lie native helper who accom panied him would be ready to hold a service. The cougrexatlon was there, with no ringing of Mis. except the ft. I I I... I I tl. Ill at. ... i ,L I- I uujtie inn. ..ir. n.n say uiai in mm way viu.ige.a were npcnt-ii up wner never before had the gospel message been allowed to enter. Hut sometimes he got Into trouble. and at oneplscesuch a moh surrounded hlin that he bad to get out of that village al Ihe very earli est opportunity. One day lie was riding along when he saw a horseman ahead of him. who stopped and stared with all hi might at thl strange apparition. Then the man drew out a cartridge and slipped It Into his gun, at which Mr Allen Jumped oh his wheel with the. greatest ulacrlty and called out: 'Ibiu't tihoot- I'm a man!' " Heualna of l.itlil liuatar. An Interesting reuulou of gold hunt er of 't'J wa held at HelfHst, Me., last Week. On Dec. s, I Mil, the bark V. O. Alden sailed from that port for California with a party of fifty on board. The party reached Ihe gold tlelds. had varied experiences, and of Ihe fourteen that now survive six harel drifted back tu their old homes In j Maine, and last week they met to rims together and talk over days of '49. the excltlug Mmlrra Mllllarr Itovelnaaiaat. Capt. James, lu a recent address at the Koyal l ulled Service Institution In 1 London, declared Ilia1 a modern mill-1 tary development would Inevitably shorten the period of war. Moreover he asserted, w hile si the actual point of batlie the destruction of life would be' vastly Increased, the aggregate loa of men In the entire war would be really! reduced by the Improved niesji of treating the wounded. "Perforated bed clothing" recommended a a apeclftc rheumatUm. la now agalnat tluw Ob a Fa' eeel4, "T ell. Wallac. you seem t, be pretty shely fixed here on a farm which, when I left the country tea year ago, wa not considered worth much. You don't mean to say that thl nice house and all (here Is In It, and those two extra barn. ml all the numerous other Improve ment grew out ot an old run-down farm, do you?" "Can't ay that they exactly 'grew' out of It, I'nclc John, hut they were dug out of It by hard work, coupled with good management aud thrirt. A you say, the old place waa all ruu down, and many of my friend ould I wa a fool to settle down on a western New York farm In such abape aa thl when I could go Into the far west and get hold of prairie farm which wood be so much easier worked. Hut Martha did not Ilka to go very tar away from her old father and mother, and besides, 1 thought that I saw possi bilities here of success, and ao 1 re solved to try It. The farm wa encumbered with a mortgage for one-third II price. I took poHctlon the list of February, and after looking It over ptrtty thoroughly, 1 staked oft four acre, lying ou a aunny slope, and prepared lo devote thla plat to market gardening. I went to Ihe city aud en gaged a gardener, and with hi aid put the ground In tip-top shape with fertil izer, a soon as It could be done, and started plant In cold frames and hot beds that I might lie on baud with tb earliest of the early vegetables. Yon should have heard some of the doleful predictions of my friend and neigh bors. My extravagance at hiring a gi.rdener aud paying him considerably more than an ordinary farm hand could be got for was only to be matched by my roily In supposing that I could dli po.ie of ut h an acreage uf green truck if I succeeded In raising It. You set) market gardening wa not carried on then si m in ti as It Is now, and eight tuilc from market wa considered a : crioiii obstacle. "To rut the story short, the flrat stason my garden paid my help and my household expenses, put a li" w founda tion under my barn, and did some Ml draining. This left my hay, corn, po tato and such crosi to be sold toward lidiliilig the mortgage. Hut oh. how 1 woi sed that summer and the three or lour following! Every other morning In the week I had to gel up at 3 o'clock and si ait off to the city with a load of gren stuff and It would be noon before I could dispose of It and get back. Then, after a giwd dinner and an hour ret. I'd plunge Into hard woik again snd keep al It as long as I could see. Hut I was young and itrung a well a ambitious. My wife was my best a slaiaul, for no matter bow hard a man work outdoors. If the household mat ter aie not uiaungid with thrift and t nioomy. he ran't get ahead much. She bad a strong German girl to help her, but Martha was at the helm, early and late, to ace that thing were gulng rigbt with no waste. She was never lacking In fxpfdlwits snd tact," "I sec." said I'nde John, admiringly, "you struck a scientific ttark getting out of the rut thnt our father and giauillather Jogged klong In." "You're right. Though I wa brought up ou a farm. I didn't think myself so wise that books and piper could Dot leach me anything. In addition to two g'tod l oral papers. I procured every other help I could, aud a yen remarked al the outset, hare something to show lor 'book farming,' combined with hard work. Now we're lu clrt umstanees to lake It easy aud ace something of tb world." The writer' only excuse la prepar ing this sketch li that it la written from life, and the farmer described la not ytt to year old.- Helen L. Manulng In Farmer' Kevlew. (aa al 1 aba era I la. Wo have Just heard of the following fact In con Oii t loa witn tb Use of tu berrulin. says the Iturwl New Yorker. Three cow were tested several year ago and gave the usual reaction. They were takeu out of the regular alablea and put In sunny box stalls and (Ives the best sanitary conditions. The fol low in vear thev Wera leate.l aaaln ami ;,.., r.,r,r,i. The next ver ib.r .ra W ,MD xXr,t ,ut fulled to read. After they were slaughtered, an examination of the lungs showed that Ihe disease had been stopped- the scars or marks show ing how far It had gone. Thl cuggest two things: Sunshine and a perfect so Itary condition I the beat "consump tion cuie." Many herd are undoubt edly weakened and made more liable ta the disease by being kepi In dark, filthy and poorly ventilated stables. Another thought ta that while tuberculin may prove an accurate test (or the presence of the disease, It doc sol follow thai every cow that show the reaction ahould be killed at once. A row may have the gums of the dleae In her ayatem and yet be so well cared for that she will eutirely recover. Scouring Wool With Naphtha. Tha llueno Ayre Hlver Plate Review aya: "In a new method of courlng wool naphtha I employed as the cleansing substance. Hy mean of a pump tha naphtha la forced through and through the wool, extracting all the natural oil. It I claimed that the nuphlba doe not Injure the fiber of the wool, a alkali ( leausllig. hut leave tb fleece In bet ter condition than when cleanied by any other process. A further valuable feature of the new method I that after the grease I extracted from It tha naphtha 1 In a pure itnte, thereby be- , coming valuable a a medical agent or for a laponlflcalor Into the purest ot . ! aoap. U I claimed that a plaut fol lowing thl method roured GOO.000 pound of wool, a'.d laved a product of 80,000 pound In pure wool oil." Happiness I not round in getting tht world, but In giving It up. In proportion a we live for other, will w And life worth living.