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l) IIOIII N .U v.vi.i.i;ii. OKMiON, ! MO Douni.t: hxistijnck. Two Urea are lived by many a living soul, An outer mid nn Inner life: tlio one, In sympathy wltli friend, In ncn tone, EtrrcMcil, nnd frankly patent to the wholo Conm.iiiilty 'mldt wliom our day do roll Their com e. The otlur, wcrcf, muto alone Willi (Iod nnd our own thought, laid bare atnl prono sfore If M cji their Judge and wltneM sole. A crowd of muslngo, hope, high aplratlcn, Of penitential tear, sharp agonies, Of earnest strivings, conscious nhcrratlon, Wc p.i among and through without surmise Hy thoso who, from our cradluto our grave Can tnatk how staidly, calmly, we behave. HtKvSS COMMUNIS OX THE DEATH OF PUESIDKNT (lAltl'lEl-D. NKW YOUK IlI'.ltAl.t). Tlio Herald says: In his death tlio warm hopes nnd sympathizing aspira tions of tlio whole people nro painfully illsappolntoil, anil the expectation of re covery so warmly cherished for so long a tlnio adds now to llio pangs of public regret. All Americans, of whatever re ligious faith and whatuver politic", Democrats who opposed and llepubll cans who reluctantly supported his election, nro shocked nllku by the bloody deed which has laid him low. Those tvho hnvo watched during these' tedious weeks nround tho bedside of tlio patient nnd uncomplaining sufferer with cordial admiration for his cheer ful, manly endurance and with riucro prayers that hu might bu restored to vigor and to his official duties, and In deed the wholo elvlli.cd world, has watched and prayed with them, but It was not to be. The hand of the mur derer was too ready, nnd at last his vic tim has perished. And yet the long period of tlio President's illness has not been lost. Tho peoplo havo learned tlio precious lessons in theso days of intense sympathy and doubting hope. Above all it has prepared them all for hourly acquiescence In tho lint which removes the President nnd brings in his success or. Thus the ehango which two mouths ago would havo been received with a considerable degree of unfriendly and oven hostile feeling, will now bo con sumated with tho entire consent of nil parties. But whllo we do not rebel tho advent of a now administration, ovcry American will feel himself bereaved by Garfield's death. Fairly elected to be President, ho was attacked in llio dis charge of that groat representative of fice. When ho was struck by tho as sassin then you and I and nil of us fell down, and his romains will bo bomo to tho last resting placo with tho profound and heartfelt sorrow of fifty million freemen. CHICAGO TIMES. Tho Times has a column of editorial, chielly devoted to a skotch of tho won dorful career of tho late President Gar field. It says: Tho most important incident in his livo month's ndmlnlstr.-v tionwaslhatto which koowcshls death, the contest with Mr. Conkling. Through out its course ho boro himself with a firmness and dignity which served to confirm public confidence and gavo promise that in tho dischargo of his high trust tho president would not fail to rcuiombor what was duo his own self respect nnd to tho ofiteo of chief Mag istrate. Iu closing this brief roviow it is hardly worth while to recall tho fierce assaults mado from tlmo to timo upon tho charactor of its subject. No pub lie man in this country escapes such at tacks, and in most cases it must happl ly bo oonlossod thoy aro undeservod. To say Garfield erred at times Is but to say that ho is human. But tho proof that his orrors wcro corrupt or impuro has novor been produced. Tho fact that aflor twenty years of public scrvico, most of thorn years In which accumula tlons of woalth by tho venal method was oasy ad the temptation for public men constant and strong, ho was still a poor man when chosen president, must bo admitted by tho candid mind ns con cluslvo proof of his integrity. Ho served his country well nnd faithfully, according to tho lights his conscience gavo him, and will bo hold in grateful remembrance for that sorvlco and for tlio manifestation of high purposes which ho has not been spared to execute to wrost tho oxocutlvo office from tho dograded position into which it had fallen in tho hands of his predecessor. CHICAGO INTEIt OCEAN. Tho IntcrOccan says: Tho pooplo's chosen Chief Magistrate, honored and lovod by millions, respected by his po lltical onomlcs, has at last succumbed to tho blow of nn Irresponsible, worthless, brainless fool, who robbed the country that tolerated and protected him, and with cool and calculating villniny sot tho nation in mourning. Hard as it is for one in tlio primo of manhood to die, tho blow that has wrought this result was us terrible to James A. Garfield ns Clio peoplo who mourn his loss, and whether it bo a few hours, a few days, or a few years, cannot mnttor much. Uenonil Uarlloul hail reaction tlio sum mit of a worthy ambition, nnd has died a death that immortalizes him in tho world's history. Judgod from tlio ' standpoint of loving romombranco nnd enduring famo, tho President had little to regret in tho hour of dissolution, nnd his Immedlato family no groater causo of violent grlof than thoso who stand about tho bedsldo of friends strlekon in tho ordinary way, bidding farowoll to earthly hopes and ambitions at tho cud of torturing pain, joining in tho moan of tho restless ocean, mingled with tho sobs of lovod ones, as tho lamp of llfo Utckorcd nnd wont out forever Every ' ono around tho President olung to hope to t!io !iis and rofiw' .o 'e!Ivp il:o approach of dcatli until tho shadow deepened nnd tho destroyer's presenco could bo no longer unfelt. Flags hnng at hall mast from ovcry houso on Ocean nvenue, and tho gayotlo of tho favor ite watering placo Is followed by tho deepest gloom. The strugglo is over, and death is victor. Tho death of no public man in tho history of tlie government, save that of Lincoln, has been so generally regard ed as n bereavement. To say this nnd to truthfully say it, is praise that no ono need caro to havo exceeded In the hour of his own dissolution, no exhibi tion of grief, no publio manifestation ot sorrow can bo too great at the loss of such a man. His llfo, his service, his long and pninfu; struggle for life, and his untimely and distressing death, combine to make tho event ono of su premo and universal sorrow. Let no unkind word mar it; let no thoughtless expression jar upon thogeneral sadness; but with tolling bells and mullled drums 'et nil that is mortal of .Tunics A. Gar field bo borne to Its lust resting place, amid tho regret, tears and prayers of millions who shocked and suffering gnzo upon tho pitying spectacle. CIItCAOOTItlllL'NK. Tho death of President Garfield, though generally expected, notwith standing tiio prayerful hopes of the clvlll.ed world, during moro than eleven weeks, will fall like :t shock upon all. Long weeks of suffering havo served, if ueh things wcro needed, to illustrate tho chrislain resignation, clear intellect ual nuperlority and patient fortitude of his great man, tlio foremost of states man of his country. General Garfield died as Washington, and mourned by a nation of free men, loved by country men for all that constitutes n great man, even among tho great ucn of tho earth. Ho died as Lincoln died, tho grief of his countrymen intensified by tho horrible circumstances of his murder. Ho died ns atruo upright chiistian would prefer to die, witli nn unblemished record, wholly unmindful of personal gain, nnd of tho abrupt termination of thohlghc.it political (Mstinetlon, grieving only for tho cherished wlfo and children, whoso lovo and affection mado homo an earthly paradise. Around his bedsldo tho American people havo for weeks gathered in sympathy and prayer. To-day tho same people will mlnglu their tears with those of his vnncrablo mother, his wife nnd children, as mem bers of a common family, mourning a common loss, untimely calamllv nnd world wide bereavement. During the long susponso tho volco of faction has been silent. Thero hns been no vari ance of opinion uttered. Each man held tho stricken ruler as n friend, tho dying statesman and orator as part of his country's glory, and tho suffering scholar, gentleman, son, father, hus band, honored during Ills most memo- rablo llfo by tho plaudits of tho frco choico of his countrymen less than a year ngo. In tho vigor of health, at tho very moment when he was stricken to. earth ho was conspicuous of nil rulers of nations. His ability, his statesmanship, his personal purity of character, wcro recognized by all na tlons. Ho was esteemed as an example to all. Tho world claimed a sharo in tho honor that such n ruler bestowed upon his country. Tho world also shared in tho brilliant expectations of I is administration. He stood confessed ono of tho foremost men of tho ago I ho great chieftain Is no moro. Tho oxocutlvo of tho groat peoplo hns been ruthlessly struck Uown in tho moment of his usefulness, tho very hour of his famo. Long will ho bo lamented, long will tho atrocity of his fnto bo oxoorated in futuro times. Gencrationsyct to fol low will link tho namo of Garfield among tlio highest nnd most glorious of tho sons nnd rulers of tho American peoplo. By tho side of tho namo of Abraham Lincoln I ho American peoplo now rovorcntly inscribo James A. Gar field, two great names that will llvo for ovcr in history. As thoy mourned Lin coln thoy will mourn Garfield, with fcollngs of rcvorentlal tondernossj with gratitudo for tho examplo of his loftv puro life; with pity for his cruol untime ly death. NEW YOUK TUIHUNE. Tho reaper death gathers tlio bravest and tlio best. After a strugglo which lias kindled the admiration of tho world for his lieroio manhood, President Gar field ha gone. From tho still heights whoro crimo and pain como not ho looks down upon tho mourning nation which ho hopod to help by n wiso dischargo of tuny, worthier men than Abraham Lincoln nnd Jnmcs A. Garfield this country has never peon in hl;h stntion. and each was taken early iu tho timo of power and primo of manhood. Thero has been timo to leurn that tho govern ment cannot bo shaken by tho death of any man, however great, high or eood. Thero hns beon tlmo, too, to learn how groat nnd good n man was lifted to tho tho presidency last November. Ho will llvo forever in tlio great nation's heart of hearts. Only four months ho held tho holm, but tho work dono in that short tlmo will bless tho land for ntres. No other administration has over dono moro good for tho country than this had whioli had just bogun. Tho cold and passionless verdict of hlstorv. though it may find fault or flaw, will moro than satisfy thoso who loved James A. Garfield most, and placo his namo far towards tho highest in tho list of human rulers. THE CHItONICLE AND CONSTITUTIONAL IST. fho Chronicle and Constitutionalist (Augusta, Ga.) saysi "With anguish wo nnnounco tho worst lias Veen confirmed, nnd James A. Garfield, President of tho United States a dead by tho hand of a f,,tatlo af lie most dhrenutablo sur roundings, whom 11 would bo tho stretch of charity to call a madman. This great and good President, this fond husband, this loving father, this noblo gentleman, has boon slain. Through tho bullets of bravo focmnn should have Iu fair fight spared him for such a fate, snd indeed Is it that such a glorious being, so good, so ustfnl. so powerful, so excellent, should becomo tho victim of so.vdo n reptile. Wo bow to tho dispensations of God and question them not. To Illm wo leave tho vindication nnd ends of justice. Tho heart of tho south bleeds for tlio stricken mother, wlfo and chil dren. Upon his body wo lay nn Im mortal wreath of truth, sorrow and re gret. Innocent of tho murder of Lin coln, tho south uffered long years of agony nnd persecution for another's crlmo. Innocent of tho nssassluatiou of Garfield, tho south, fearless of tho fu turo nnd forgetful of tho past, stands tearfully beside tho relics of tho Presi dent and prays the storm tossed spirit shall havo tlio rest of righteous and a sanctuary In that eternal haven where lulled by slumber grief forgets to mourn." A TRUE CHAHITV. The London ItitRRfd School nt Vly, London Truth. Kind-hearted peoplo having subscrib ed their guineas, lialf guineas, crowns, unit crowns ami shillings to glvo somo children of the Ragged Schools a happy- day In the country, tho rosult was a wonderful gathering on a lovely August morning, at nn hour when fashionable people aro just beginning their second sleep. Such chirping nnd chattering was hover exceeded before. Tlio chil dren wcro just like a colony of Brobdig- nng sparrows. Their high, shrill voices wcro oven higher nnd shriller than usual, in their abundant happiness. As for sight, nover was such a variety of garments seen in any assomblago be fore. Both boys nnd clrls havo anover- wlso look for thelrchlldlsh years. Some of tho elder girls have a sort cf mother ly nlr towntd tho llttlo ones, scolding them as might tlio real mothers them selves. "You naughty gel, untyln ov yer strings like that. Don't yor'do It ngln;" or "Mnrianho! Marianne!" sharp, shrill and ear piercing, "dmd'tl tell ycr to stay by mo? What would be come of ycr, if you was to lose mo?" ns though tho personality wcro of tho most mature years, Instead of about eight or ten. Tho boys, as n rule, took affairs less seriously, If les excitedly. hat a train full of happiness was ours! Many of tho children had never travolcd by rail beforo. To theso tho short jour.iey was tho wildest dissipa tion of enjoyment. Thoso who had un dergone a previous oxporioLco of jour- noying by train, however slight, took qulto a superior tono. Theso premature cynics,.ono nnd nil, -broke down nt ,the sight of tho Hold whoro tho day was to bo spent; n field with trees in it, tho most delightful hedges, not too trim, each a wealth of unexplored delights for tho'o little town birds, nnd butter cups nnd dnisios. I had n brilliantly red hothouso flower pinned In my dress on nn occasion somo- whnt similar to tho ono I am hero de scribing. Tho llttlo city Arabs round mo looked at tho llowcr with ndmlriu, wonder. Ono poor llttlo follow asked if ho might "just touch it once," and when I unfastened it and gavo it to him, to keep for himsolf, his dolight seemed to partako of a kind of reverent awe as ho hold tho flower. "Did it como from Heaven?" ho whispered; and how hard it soemcd to toll him that earth is full of such loveliness, though it rarely oomes into tho lives of such poor littlo waifs as lie. UUAUMAIl. IIli ltahy Hhall Kacnpe Its Tyranny. It. J. Ilurdcttc. Well, timo flies, tho summer is nl most over, tho uiackerol havo como up tho bay and nro biting liko poison, tlio ferns aro growing old, and tho boy is learning to talk so that other peoplo can understand him. "If .you would lot rao havo him about ono month," said tho pleasant-voiced and ploasnnt-faccd schoolmistress, who eamo down hero from up rlvor last wo.ik, "I could break him of that care less habit of spoaking." Just because tho boy had asked his stern, dark-browed father "Poppuls, whur-'s mines fiflln polo, you poakln' mamma um day?" Wl ion by interpretation is, as tlio pleasant voiced schoolmistress would have taught him to say It "Father, whoro is my fishing rod, of which you wcro spenklng to my mother with rcferonco to purchasing it for mo at somu tlmo In the indefinite fu turo.?" And hor littlo soreno highness shook her head and said no; ho wai losing his baby talk, and learning to speak Eng llsh too rapidly ns it was. Tho ploas ant faco of tho schoolmistress wrinklod up into an interrogation point. "School mlstross," tho Jostor said "on all mattors of education yourshapo ly bond is not hilly; It is as lovol ns now-mown lawn. But you don't want t teach tho baby grammor, nnd you don t want him to speak good English You want him to bo n baby, and you want to encourage him to Indulgo baby talk. In tlio years to como, when tho pudgy llttlo fists will dig groat toars out of tho bluo oyes bocauso tho boy can't romembor in just what points thero should and must bo oxactharmony between tho verb and tho subjoot; when he is confident that ho will ilio beforo ho can romombor how many fellows bo sido 'ad, onto, con, In or inter,' aro fol lowed by thoaccu8atvo;whon ho knows tho world will stand still for just two hours after school If ho can't recall tint nil terminations in somothing or other tako tho what-you-mny-call-lt after somo kind of things; when ho is so trusting, nnd has so much conlldoncoln Mr.Davlcs, thatholsnotonly willing but nnxious to accept his statement that tho Mini of tho throo angles of a trlanglo is equal to two right angles, without go ing to tho board to provo his truthful ness by demonstration, along in thoso days tho momory of his baby talk will como bnok to us llko sweet music. Ho will have troublo enough with tho En glish lnngungo nnd nil tho npputton nnccs thereunto nppcrtnlnlng by nnd by. "fto," ho responded iu answer to n silont Inquiry of tho ploasant faccd school mistress, "ho docs not know bis alphabet, thank Heaven, and ho shnll not bo bothered with It. Yes, ho has alphabet blocks nnd knows all tho pictures on them and many pre posterous stories nbout tho pictures. Oh, yes, ho can count; hear him now counting tho pebbles ho has brought from tlio beach, 'one, frco, sown, free, seven, ten, frco, llvo, soven, free;' cer tainly ho can count, by n system of his own, too, which is moro than most peoplo havo. Don't mako nprlg of tho baby, school-mistress. From tho day on which thoy arc six years old they must, under tho school s stem of tho Sta e, begin to study and sit up straight, nnd behave properly nnd speak correct ly, nnd from that tlmo on until thognve. hides them, they llvo nnd speak and act verbally speaking they bo, nnd do, and suffer under social nnd education nl surveillance. And I claim that nt least six years of tho llfo of man nnd woman should bo frco-freo ns tho air, freo to talk as tho brook runs, with un trammeled musical prattlo and babble. Why, hero a few weeks ago, came a melancholy looking child, about four years old, nnd In mypresenco and hear- ng, pointed to mo, ono said to his mother 'Mn'ma, of whom 13 that ffcntlemnn speaking?" "Poor llttlo prig! My heart bled for him. That afternoon I took that boy down by tho target, i ml taught him to say, 'Ma'ma, what is dat man spcakin' you about?' and reconstructed his gen eral grammar on tlio samo i asv basis. and look mo In tho eye If that boy didn't tan up liko a young Indian in two days, nnd ho gained seven poun Is with in t reo weeks. 'You see," tho Jester concluded, In an apologetic tone, for ho had dono an Jimsual amount of preaching that da,, you see, wo haven't n very broad ox- porienco In training children wo havo only ono chick to cluck over nnd scratch for, butwo'ro bound ho shan't go to school until ho's through being a baby, ami wo know, schoolmistress, that he's the hnpplcst baby that over mangled grammar." PITCAlRN ISLAND. Religious People Who Have Descended from a Band of Mutineers. Tho Loudon Daily News snys: "Rus- soll McCoy, tho first descondant of tho famous mutineers of tho Bounty who has over visited this country, is now on board a vossol in tlio Birkonhoad Docks, having arrived a fow dnys ago from Pitcairn Island in tho Amoricnn shin Harvov Mills, in which ho intends short. ly to return. Ho is a middle need in nn. standing about five- feet nino inches in height, and his comploxlon is dark, but lie would pass for a nativo of this coun- ry, and his accent is very much liko that oi tho bouth of England peoplo. Ho says ho lolt Pitcairn Island on tho loth of January for tlio purposo of vis iting England, and tho Harvov Mills was accompanied for about ten miles by two whalo-boats, container all tho uivu vu mo isinnu, wiui ono exception, aid soven of tho women. When ho left there wero ninety-five peoplo on the to oniy inroo names of tho original mutineers now remain, these being Christian, Young nnd MuCoy. The oldest inlinbltnnt is a dnughter of John Young, she being also tho step daughter of John Adnras. She is now about 90 years of ngo nnd was tho soo ond child born on tho island. McCoy states that it is nn error to supposo that jiiwuiiM wus uio leaner oi uio mutinocrs, thnt position being itlwnys oocuplo.l by Fletcher Christian. Tho islanders, nt present, ho states, hnvo sheep, goats, pigs and fowls, with which thoy wero supplied chiefly by passing vossols. Tho pruduco grown consists of yams, sweet potatoes, bananas, arrowroot, Eiglish potatoes, maizo, melons nnd nil kinds ot ordinary vegetables. Thero is no money, tho peoplo exchanging ono with another anything they may have. Thero is ono church on tho island nnd ouo school; and thosohooimnster, Simon Young, also officiates in tho church. His daughter, Rosalind Young, assists him In tho soliools. Tho Churoh sorvlco is conducted noeording to tho English Prayer Book, and tho marrlago ooro mony Is similar to ours, except that the wedding can tako plaoa nftor onn pub lication of tho banns. Polygamy Is, of course, strictly forbidden, audit Woven a rare ocsurrenco for a second wlfo to In taken should tho first dio. Sorvlces aro hold in tho ohurch twico each Sun day, and the Sunday-school meets twice also. The day school is open from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m.. sometimes ti o'clock. ono hour being allowed for dinner. On Saturday thero is no holiday. English mannors anil customs aro foiiowou so closely that tlio islanders keen tho Christmas, Whltsuntldo nnd Easter holidays, and Good Irlday is always observed ns a strict fast day. McCoy sam mo pcopio woro always yery gum to uoar auouttiioijuoon, who hau been o kind to thorn, and an organ which Her Majesty prosonted to them was an object of muoh vonoratlon. .As far as regards food tho islnndors nro well off, but tho sunnlv of olothlmr is vorv de ficient, cspi einlly in tho enso of tlio fe male Inhabitants, it is onlv from nass- ing vossols that thoy obtain supplies of clothing, and the npparol thus glvon thorn is chiefly for tho uso of tho men. Very fow of tlio pooplo havo shoos, and thoso who havo them uso them only on Sundays. Mcfc'ov snoko with muoh feeling on tho relations ho had left be hind. Ho is n married man and tho father of nino ohildrcn. He wears his wife's woddlnK rliv; on his llttlo llncor. she havlnir placed it thoio ns ho was loavlug, to keep her ovor iu his remem brance." , A I.OVE BONO. F. L, Vlckcry. There Is co dainty precious thing I sec, No gracious sound that ever fills mine car, But In my heart calls up somo dream ot thec, Borne look, somo smile, and seems to bring thco near, My love, Who hast become so dc.ir, That nought I lack If only thou art near. 1 havo such tender thoughts, of thee, mv sweet, I liken thco to every (lower that grows; I please myself with fancies Incomplete, And yet 1 know thou art most like the rose, My love, Thou art most llko tho rose, The p.islonate, proud, haughty, tender rose. Sometimes all full of wilfulness ond spite, With thorns mv eager bond well knows, Thou art most llko that rogulsh;waysldo sprite, That pleasing teasing Imp, tho briar rose, My love, That Mitey little rose, Bewitching, wilful, fairy briar rose. And sometimes, dearest, thou art calm and cold, And far away seem'st rapt on fotno still height, Most llko n winter moonlight to behold, Or tho still starlight ot a frosty night, My love, Ana then my rose Is white, Cold, passionless, pure, chilly, virgin white. When by some subtlo tenderness opprossed, entranced In dreams whoso Joy no other knows, I watch thy head droop downward to thy breast, I know thou nrt n crimson-hearted rose, My low, A passlonato queen rose, A dreamy, longing, heavy crimson rose! But when tho twilight skies nro dreamy, gray, Or the strong moonlight troubles nil tho nlr. Across thy cheek I watch tho warn blood play, Tho proud mouth (often, then thou nrt tuo.it fair, My lovo, With dusk of shining hair, And tender smiles no other lips could wear. And llko the music of n rare sweet song, Thy hidden fragranco through my being flows; And llfo Is rich and glad and sweet and strong, And then thou nrt my glorious red rose, My love, Tho queen, best fbwer that grows, Tho haughty, tender, dainty, dear, red rose. FARM, GARDEN AND HOUSE HOLD. How Much rood V Horso Needs. Of two horses ono long nnd looso In tho flanks, with a long, rathor weak back, nnd tlio other short and well closed In tno flank, last rib nnd hips closo together, nnd with a correspond ing strong back, but all clso (sizo, weight, ngo, amount of work perform ed, etc,,) equal, tlio former will re quire moro nutritious food than tho lat ter; or, if tho food i equal in quantity and quality, tho latter will kcop in niiicl. hotter condition. It hns been found that a medium sized horso em ployed at common work, needs in 24 hours nbout 10 pounds of onta, eight pounds of (cut) hay. If worked hard, moro concentrated food is needed, nnd tlio amount of onts must bo increased to 12 or 13 pounds: nnd, if tho nnlmal is idle, 'eight pounds of oats will bo sufficient, whllo tho nmount of hay may bo slightly increased. To glvo much moro food than stated is useless, because it will not bo digested, nnd unnecessarily burdons tho dlgestlvo organs. If a horso re ceives moro food than can bo digested, tho dung tolls it by its offensive smell. It hni been found that n full-grown horse, if kept idle, nnd if it is not do sired thnt tho samo should incrcaso in flesh, can get along, as far ns tho sol ublo portion of tho food is concerned, with 1.8 pounds of nitrogenous com pounds nnd 8.7 pounds of digestible non-nitrogenous substances in twenty four hours for every 1,000 pounds of livo wolght. Employed at common work, tho same nnlmal needs for every 1,000 pounds of llvo weight about 2.12 pounds of nitrogenous substances, and six pounds of colluloso, or ono pound of tho latter to every 2.2 pounds of easily soluble substances. Insect feds. Tho present soason, says tho Boston Journal of Chemistry is distinguished for tho number nnd variety, of insects which hrrvo been at work upon leaf and fruit, much to tho nnnoyanco nnd loss of farmers and gardeners. Tlio most troublosomo insect, which hns apposed in vast numbors in tho Eastern States In the past thrco or four years, is what is probably known as the "rose bug," n filthy, voracious insect, which is doing for our grapo vines, poacli trees, otc what tho potato beetle is doing for tlio tubers. This pest has thii3 far been ablo to contlnuo its ravages unchecked, ns no dovico for his destruction hns proved successful. The objective point towards which ho centors in tlio vino- yard Is the tender blossom of tho vino, and hero ho works rapid destruction to promised fruit. Wo havo tried' ovcry method to extermlnuto tho bug, but without satisfactory success. All forms of vcgotablo and mlnoral poisons havo boon oxporlmontod with, and wo havo found that, whllo it is not difficult to kill tho bug, ho cannot bo readied with out at tho samo tlmo destroying th frultblossom. During inrlorosconco th grapo is specially tender and sonsltivi to oxtornal agents, ovon if thoy nro no poisonous, nnd henco it is difficult to dostroy tho insoots nnd save tho fruit. Tho present sonson wo resorted to tho oxpodient of covering tho vinos' with mosquito netting at consldorablo cost, but this proved a failuro, as, sQraohow, tho bugs found tholr way through tho covering. In a portion of tho vineyard fho vinos wero romovod from tlio sup ports, nnd laid upon tho ground, rest ing thoro nbout two wooks. Thoso vinos will afford about half a crop of fruit. This method, wo rocommondod In tho iToKninf, sovoral years ago, and it lias proved tho only ofl'ootlve method wo havo tried. Tho vines must bo laid prostrate and pressed a llttlo to bring ovcry branch ns near tho earth at pos sible. Tho onomy npprnrs to be olthor too stupid or lazy to hunt far for his food, and henco tho under blossoms oscapo. Tho roso bug, besides, is nn Insect which delights III hot sunshine, and consequently tho. cool earth is not n favornblo foraging locality. Laying tho vines docs not' seem to injuro tho blossom or retard th growth of tho fruit, nnd as no hotter method is nfford cd than this to savo even a portion of tho crop, wo shall contlnuo to follow it. Sleep an a 1'ixrm Crop, American Agriculturist, "Well, Doctor," inquired Mm. Bunk er, "tho railroads nro built; tho folks keep coming what tiro you going to do about it?" "Do tho beft wo can, Mrs. Ilunkor," continued the doctor. "Thero is so much In society, nnd in our artificial habits, that sleep will no longer grow, ns a wild plant, nnd tnko caro of itclf. Wo must cultivate- it as wo do corn ami potatoes. Thou is no health without sound sleep; nnd thrift on tho farm, ns everywhere olso, depends largely upon physical vigor. Sleep is n powerful medicine, which helps to euro irritabili ty of temper, pcovishncss, uneasiness of any kind, llko norvous dyspepsia. It is good for it brokon spirit. Wo mlylit ehango tho hymn a littlo, without dam ngo, nnd sing, 'Enrth has no sorrow that sleep can not cure.' Sleep, to bo perfect, and profound, nnd restorative. should bo so prepared for, that not a single discomfort should interrupt it. Wo should got rcnily for it just as wo prepare for a day's work havo, tho tools all ready and ovcry hlndranco ro movod." "Well, how aro you going to gel it when it don't como?'' inquired Mrs. Bunker. "It will como," continued the Doc tor, "If you get ready for it, liko nuy other welcomed cucst. The slccnlnir room, If possible, should bo in tho most quiol part of tho house, abovo tho first story, woll sunned and vontllatod, with as littlo furniture us possible in it con secrated to sleep. Put awny your feath er beds and comfortables, ns unfriendly aids to sleep, and wood bedstoads nnd bedcords, with their untimely squcak- inir. Havo solid iron bedsteads, with sheets and blankets that will tako caro of tlio perspiration, or rather, provent it, nnd keep tho body at tho most com- fortnulo temperature Ilulo your own house, nnd hnvo n set tlmo for iroinj: to bed, tho soonci nftcr nino o'clock the better, when overy member of tho household shnll bo readv for tho main business of tho night, no matter what is going on at tlio lodge, tho hall, tho ball, tlio tompcranco discussion, or tho praycr-meotiag." "What is going to becomo of our du ties to socictyP" inquired Mr. Spooncr. "A nii.n's first dutv to socictv Is to tnko caro of his body," responded the Doctor, "Thou shalt not kill;" is n part of tho dccnloguo, nnd nelthor man norwomnn owc3 any duty to society that fs notcompatlblo with a sound mind iu a sound body. Slcop is tho ono thine: needful, if wo would hnvo olthor. Wha. is a man worth to society with shattered hoalthP Cultlvato sleep, and bo worth something while you nro awake." "I am glad yon nro so orthodox on sleep,' interrupted Deacon Smith. "But I am afraid. Doctor, if Hookertown fedoptod your views, you would soon bo without patients. I hnvo followed vour theory for 80 years, nnd hardly had a doctor in my house. Managing and Judging Horses. If a colt is nover allowod to cot an ad vantage, says n wrilcr in tho Lancaster Farmer, it will never know it possesses a power that man cannot control; nnd if mnuo laminar with strnngo objects it will not bo skittish nnd nervous. If a horso is mado accustomed, from its early dnys, to havo objects hit him on tho licols, back nnd hips, ho will pay no attention to tho giving out of harnoss, or of wngons running ngmnst him nt nn unexpected moment. Wo onco saw an aged lady drive a high spirited horse, attached to a carriage, down a stcop hill, with no hold-back straps upon tho harness, and sho assured us thero was no danger, for her sou accustomed his horses to all kinds of usages and sights that commonly drlvo animals into a frenzy of fear and fright. A gun can bo fired, from in front of a horso. An umnrolla hold ovor his head, n buffalo robo thrown over his nook, a rnllrond obo thrown over his nook, n railroad encino pass closo by, his heels bo nclno pass closo bv. his heels bo thumped with sticks, and tho nnlmals tnko it all as n natural condition of tlangs, If only taught by careful roan pomeni that no W"i not ho injured loroby. Tho followluir rules for ludciiur of a liorso, says tho Turf, Field ami Farm, 'will bo found useful: 1. Never tako the sollor's word: if 'dishonest ho will bo certain to heat you t. .1, 1 i 1- - ! .. , 1 , it jMiuauu m uu i.m, uu mivy iinvu ueuu tho iliinn of another, nnd will docolvo tho uuno of anothor, nnd will docolvo you through representations whloh can not uo roiled upon. . 2. Novor trust to a horso's mouth as a a-ro index of his ngo. 'J, Novor buy a horso whllo in mo tion; watch him whllo ho stands at rost and you will disoovoc his wonk points. If sound ho will stand firmly nnd - ---- souaroiy on ins iimos wwioui moving nna thoro tho daughter of Miohaol nnv nt tlinm. tho foot nlantml flat unrtlJH.iri i n. . ... .v .., l tho ground, with logs plumb and nat- urally poised. If ono foot Is thrown lurwuiu, nun tuu wu yviming iu uiu ground and tho heol ralsod,' or if tho foot is liftod from tho ground and tho weight takon from it, dlsoaso of tho na vicular bono may bo suspootod, or at least teUdornoss, which is a precursor ot dlsoaso. It tho foot is thiown out, tho toes raised and tho hcol brought dowu, tho horso has suffered from lam- matls, foundor or tlio back sinows havo boon sprained, nnd ho is of llttlo futuro valuo. When tho feet aro all drawn together beneath tho horso, if thoro has been no dlsoaso thoro is a raisplaoomont of tho limbs at loast, nnd a wonk dis position of tho muscles. If tho liorso stands with his foot sproad apart, or straddles with tho hind legs, thoro is a wenknoss of tho loins, nnd tho kMnoys nro disordered. Whon tho knoes nro bent nnd tho legs totter and tromblo, tho broast has been ruined by hoavy pulling nnd will never bo right again, whatovcr rest or treatment ho may havo. Contraclod or ill-formed hoofs speak for themselves. 4. Novor buy a horso with a bluish or milky cast in his eyes. ThoyindU cato a constitutional tendency to oph thalmia, moon blindness, oto. I). Nover have nnythlng to do Willi a liorso who koops his ears thrown back ward, this is nn invarlablo intllcntioii of bad temper. 0. If thohorso'shlndlcgsarosoarrcd, tho fact indicates thnt ho Is a kicker. 7. If tho knees aro blemished tho horso is apt to slumblo. 8, When tho skin is roucrh nnd harsh and docs not movo easily nnd smoothly io mo loucii, mo norso is a heavy oator nnd lils digestion Is bad. 9. Avoid a liorso whoso rosnlrattnv organs nro nt all impaired. If tho car is placed in tho side of tho heart nnd n. wheezing sound Is heard, it is an Indi cation ot troublo. FOU THE LADIES. Brown is a favorito color this season. Chonlllo is popular for nnilirniilnmr ami fringes. Whlto satin 8I1003 nro ombroidcroi with pearls. Tho "high hcol" in London has boon voted "bad stylo." Black nnd dark colors romaln tho fashion for hosiery. Slcoves havo tho puffs apparently lied by bows of ribbon. For holiday nnd wedding gifts this Autumn china plates will bo tho rag. Umbrella covers nro somothing now for industrious fingers to mako for fall a. Jcnnlo Juno says sorrowfully that tho femalo tourists abroad scorn to have. changed their natures and to havo lost somo of tholr finest elements. For tho Autumn nnd weddings beforo Chrlstmns, tlio' bridosmaids will wear ivory-whlto cnmols' hair trlmmod with bands of swans' down; largo whlto plush hats and drooping whlto feath ers. Hollyhocks nnd thistles nro now tho whim of tho moment for soreon em broidery. Tho thistlo panel is placed between two hollyhocks, tho sobor huos of tho former making a nrettv con trast to tho brighter colors of the sido panels. "Wear a stiff collar whllo vou can. my dear," said a shrewd American ma tron to a blooming young girl, "whon you nro ns old ns I nm you will find thnt you havo to mako up by pay ing ovor so much a yard for your laco." A corrospondont of tho Woman's Journal suggests' that tho bost Jitlo for jjiWO UU1UIU UUUUlUIIlg OX UgO IS "JJHSS," aftor that "Lady," whether married or not. This will savo tho prldo of tho old maids and ploaso them mightily. In Franco womon aro usuallv em ployed to manago tho accounts in shops. "it is," says tho London Truth, "an tiquated nonsense to suppose that a girl in an oflico whoro mon aw employed is a defenseless Jamb amid n. tmiw nt wolves." Graco Groonwood (Mrs. Llnnlnoottl writes from London to a friend in Phila delphia that sho is a sad invalid, suffer Inff sovoroly and vorv freauentlv from attacks of acuto bronohitis. Tho asth ma which sho hoped to got rid of by going abroad still opprossos hor, though in a loss violent form than at homo. Sho says sho can boar pain, prostration, dangor, ovory thing, bottor than inability to writo in hor own way; that grlovos hor. Should sho dooldo to roturn homo sho will como next month. Among tho many prospectors of Utah a year ago wore four young men, who wore rowaraoa by tho valuable discov ery or a nuno noar Hailoy. Ono of tho cry of a mlno noar Hailoy young mon had a ladv friend, and It was decldod to namo tho mlno nfterhor. and so to fix tho title that iu case of their death, it should bo hors. Last winter, whllo worklngupon their olalm, tho wholo party wore burled boncath a snow slide, and now tho young lady is planning what good sho will do with tho $05,000 that has boon offered hor for her noat llttlo legacy. Thn mnrrlnnrnnf ihn hm.ti.nn .1.. Ti i 1 . I . . noU tp sir Uloknian Bacon is ft ourious I imlnn nf o.,.i ui ,, ,.. union of raco aud religion. Tho bride is of Fronoh-IIebrow. Creole filood, and was born in New Orleans. I W father and undo, Armlimnd MlclMi Hoino, are two French Ho'ViJo me Hun thirty years ago we to Now Orloans and mado enormous fortunos as com mission merchants. At tho owuiIdd- of tho civil war thoy roturnod to Paris, I w ' wuiuuxwumuu mo who OI U10 Uuo do Slchelleu. Sho is a Catholic, nnd hnr S0COnd husdand is a High Churchman. L,onuon Truuu "Uhocks nro fashionablo as woddlng presents, now and' aro naturally muoh opproolatod. Thoy tako tho placo of tho "roll of bank notes that tho brido's fathor, In old ro raancos prossod in hor hand at parting, aud as to tho amount of which sho wa always so indifferent in fiction"'