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Ipf Vi.Vjr''!' - r tear if-. GEO. FORTH l?or tlio year 800 vc will curry an umisual large stock-- Gold Tens, Chnino, Clocks, Slcovo Buttons, Collnr Buttons, Carving Sots, Tins, Rings, Charms, Wntclios, Clocks, Castors, Card Itecoivors, Litter. Dishes, Thiiiibh , Berry Spoons, Supar. Bowls, Croamorn, ('pern Glasses, Knivos, Forks, Sp.ana ' Etc., Etc., Etc. CALL AND EXAMINE THE 'ELEGANT ASSORTMENT AT GEO. PORTH'S JEWELRY STORE. C. M. THOMKS r r FIN GROCER E8 -.A-ILTID- CONDIMENTS. HOICETEAS-ir AND LEADING BRANDS OF I j 202 East High Street, Jefferson Oity. QUALITY AMD .WEIGHT s GUARANTEE! IIIIIIIIIIIMUIIHIIItllltHlllllllllUIIIIIIII FINE FAMILY GROCERIES- r A. All AaM .ao.ij- Fresh Goods and Low Prices I All Our Teas Are Guaranteed to Pleases -Sole Agent for Royal Java Co.ee. THE PERFECTION COOKED OAT MEAL THE PLACE FOP. CHOICE G-BOOEEIBS JACOB TANNER. T. M. BA11K TAOTSTBR & BASUEOSK. . DEALERS IN. WAGONS AND FARM IMPLEMENTS. WOOD'S fliotaetfs, Reaper's and Binders, AND ALL KINDS OP Steam Machinery. 'flSr'Wo ,0"nly handle tha very best material nnd at the very lo vest flguref. Glyo us a call anil wp will guarantee cnllro satisfaction In ovry particular. If not convenient, to td), address us a .card. 44 ry, T.VNNKU & UAKKEft, JiliTeraon CUy, Mo. -THE STATE REPUBLICAN- JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI. rUBLISIIED EVERY THURSDAY EVENINO. F. G. FuLKnnsox, Business Mntitigcr. SUBSCRIPTION, $1. A YEAR, IN S-AJVEEMHl COPDIS TOHH. Entered at the Postojjlcc at Jefferson City, Ho., tin second class matter, Now ScrlOB.'Jnn. 7, 18W Thursday, Febiuary 27, 1800. Call and examine samples and prices of Job work. Buy a non-magnetic watch ana sccuro a perfect tinio peace at Macanioy's. Send m your subscription at once for Tub Kei'uiimoak. Only ono dollar per yoar in advance. A lino lino of Indies' and gents' Oold watches at Macauley's jewelry store, next to Exchango Dank. Oct your watch, clock and jewelry re- pairing dono at II, A. Macaulev's jewelry store, No. 2DI East High street. A fluolbio of ladles' and gents' Chains, Charms, l'lns, Cuff buttons untl nil kinds of jewelry nt JIacauIcy 's. f..md us your orders for job printing If yon want neat and clean work nt low llglllcs. Call and tea snnnilno. mil n. certain prlce.1. Notice! Notice! Paillcs bub lileil tilled to fell In up at nneo. All accounts not paid by Fcbiuary 1, will bo given In the hands of the authorities for collec tion. Pay tip at onco and you will save t-oublo and citienso. M. Goldman. Notice. On the first of March I will onen my galleiy over M.JOoldinan's store, which will be the bet equipped in the state, having the latest improved iii'lruinents, and will be phased to jiavc ail my friends call on inc. Tlio-c having pieliucs due liiein, from inc, ;an have eatiic by calling on M. Gold man S. Goldman'. February 1st, I890.; Too ST PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS 4 MANITOBA RY and r.s branches b.camo tho GREAT NORTHERN RY. LINE. ir 'ou aki: going I'O THE FKF.K FAUMSOFTHE JIIIJv KI nt VALLEY, TAKP. TIIK GREAT NO'tfllKRN R 1" . LINK. I'O THE CiO.'.l), SI1.YKK, COPPER. IKON and CO VI. MIXES of MONTANA taki: tiii: gi?i:at northkisn r y. link. TO CHEAT FALLS, THE rUTUIiE INOUSTKIAL CENTRE OF THE NORTHWEST, taki: tiii: - GHKAT NORTHERN RY. LINK. I'O HELENA, KU1TE, SPOICANE FALLS AND THE COAST CITIES, TAKE Till! GREAT NORTHERN RY. LINK. TO FARGO, CKOOKSTON, GRAND FORKS AND WINNIPEG-, taki: tiii: GREAT NORTHERN RY. LINK. IO ALL MIVXESOTA. SOl'TII DA- KO 1' A .NORTH DA KOTA , M O N TANA , IDAHO, OREGON, WASHINGTON, JALll'(!RNIA and MAMTOISA Points, take tiii: GREAT NORTHERN R Y . LINK. For ticket t niaps'uiid guides, apply to your home ticket agent or uite to F. I. AVI1ITNEV, Hon. I'm ami Ticket Ajrenl. (Jrcut Norlliirn IIuIIhii, St- Paul, Minn. ec7"TllO GUI. AT NOUTIIKKN llAIIAVAY Line runs lu own Mannilleout Dlnln'' Curs, Palace Sleeping Car., Speol.il Aiiainncnt uar ana l ieu Uo lulstSIeen. ors on Daily Through Tiabii. Thp snow of last Friday soon tlia-appeared. The steamer Helena will go up tho Osago next week. ., , Mr. C. A Delrckx of Taos, has become a resident of tills city. Our enterprising business men aro preparing for a large, spring trade. Mr. F. W. Roor has fitted his ofllco" up In the most convenient manner. For Sat. tsl Closing thorn out. Lot of Davis sow ing machines at cost, at George Perth's jewelry store. Children's hats worth 75c and SI, aro being sold at M. Goldman's for Tho Friday Missouri clothing house is making n fino duplay of new goods. ' Mr. Goldman was hi the cast last I week making purchases of now ' goods. Capt. C. V. Thomas is at his place of business again, after a pleasant eastern trip. Tho ferryboat has had long and troublesome trips crossing tho riycr during the past week. Calvin Gaructt and Miss Amanda Alexander of Ccnlrctown, were 11 censed to wed last Friday. Cases of clothing ajid gent's fur nishing goods purchased by M, Goid unn, arc arriving every day. Mr. Will C. Thornton is pushing bis recently patented American creamery and milk-shipping can . George 1. Illylho and Mary E. Forbes, bo'.li of Rnono county, ob- Tlie snow of last Friday disap peared before Monday noon. Scdalia gets tho next meeting of tuo btato Republican League. A number of county candidates havo announced In several counties. Mr. W. A. Lockwood has rented tho farm of Mr. Dlx, threo tulles west of the city. Mr. F. M. Tagart of tbo firm of Tagart & Elliott, merchants at Ma rlon, was in tho city last week. Married. Rrlco Smith and Mlsb Kva Harris, at Scott's Station, Cole county, Mo., on February 10, by R. R. Salter. Although the election seems to be a long ways off, it is not too early to arrange the preliminaries for the coming struggle Iloldcn Herald. Mr. Geo. W. Spurr, who lives four miles west of this city, was appointed deputy United States marshal for lliis district, last week. Mr. Spurr is an intelligent and Industrious fanner, and will no doubt fill tbo ofllco of deputy satisfactorily. Hon. Matt G. Reynolds of St. Louis, was re-elected president of the Republican State League at the meet- CORRESPONDENCE. SCRUGGS. Tho roads aro In very bad condition for traveling. Somo of Mr. Doll.'s family havo been quite sick for screral days pa?t. Miss Sarah Kelbly attended the wed ding of her cousin and friend, Mr. L. Dosa and Miss Anna Maddox of near Scotts Station. Mr. and Mrs. Coyncr made a business trip to Jeff City Saturday of last wtek. Weduesday morning of last week Mr A. Dlstlcr wore an unusual bright miiIIc. It is a boy. School closed at Harmony school house Friday of last week. Tho exercises were very entertaining; everything passed off very pleasantly, nnd Mrs. Martin, the teacher, treated all her pupils to candy and apples. Mrs. Mai tin returned to her home near Urnzlto, Mo,, last Sunday. MARION ITEMS. Mr. F. M. Tagart, of tho firm cf Tagart & Elliott, was In Jefferson City Thursday ou business. Mr. James Glenn of lluchanau county, Mo., returned Tlursdny; bo was called bore to see bis slek mother. tabled marriage license Monday. M. Goldman has been in the mar Selling Books by Subscription, Tliu lnclmw n M'llir.tfl'w.ks by euhxrrjptinn lit'.ii itianv lulvtiiil.lLri', mir itnv other, nml u il illy Krovvlnu la iniiwruivi' uiuf HH!hintv. liv tins iiH'lluxl the ultutitioa ni t!n) iiuiciinVcr i'o '.ut(.ii io vuiiiniiiu unit., ui uuic.'i netiDiii re main la entire i'xnoruien If they Meru f nM lit .in other wny. It a lliu mutt iltrtet anil i.lin. -ceilier ihii mii.r teuuiiiiiieul wiiy In hm lmok. ttuokil mtrclnueil ut a retail Look blure h.tve jjern'ritliy im'sml throiiKh 1'ic Ii.iii.Ih or fro'n two to four iiiUldle inn, eat Ii i.r wlm.n inuta htic u irollt. The Ithi-i-JKlu I'uWUIilHif Cu., M. Louis Slo, olTi'ts protUnMo eniptu) nifiit lu till who h Iflh lo tftiKHKe in the busitu'jg. Iltjiertencu li not nrcoiiacj, hut any latly or k'eulleiuaii with luttlllKciKT. nntl ln.lu(r can iimke a ouccem or the work. 'J heir inibln'iitlo.iM nro llrst claj, Jut eiicli book at out joutifT iieoiilo ntiil our oliler i'cnili hotil.l reaJ bcokj tiint leu.l lo nuLo iHU'lllfont 1110,1 oiul nomcn; book a Unit teuil icuil thln8 lh.it the' nujfht to know: diii'Ii hooka us ii fi'loii'li.! Kiiiiilly iiil'.io, niiluii la ni ItM'U niHi'locteiloiedl.ttin,!ljllnilklnnv. Ivtli!e llnlii.nirs iln-liirj' or Hi- t'l.lted Males in iinutlicr sjilt tnllit book j a s:ilu or out 300,000 eoint'i. nicuKN lo'iuiy iu iittoror 119 i;re.n worth, Tint tVnlllli'a (J clolieillii of I Ttit. .., ,it l!i .... I. edgo U iinollier cork Hint lia. cirteil Itiuay lo a Honilcrfiil eufeem: 100,000 roi,J.a or thin thlen did ejeloi'edln, inude and edited eHrrciuUy for tho lunstcs, Imve been sold, mid tho sale l still very larfre. They nlto handlo the lied Letter i.iio oi ui.u iiL',uoni'. niiioiey explorations in .iirirn. itit. . io ivti ii i.mrj o t merit'. i. ret iile'it Kami nud Mock Creloncdlii Tho I'lnsi. ,..il Life of Uoth So.ea (;nurtlilii. fjtt'n ;,,.,( Wedlock, and lll.tory ft tho (irnndrtrmy of tho lici'Uljlii'., Another siloiidid book, uvitukIhe ii ilftcoa hnndred tcU a mouth, U llldpntli'a Ujclo itodlit of t'lllvir'.ilo lllttory, a tiook that i bound lo be read by lent of tliousimda of tchol. ar, fM by thoso who lay no claim to cholr. fctilu. and lin et love a elenr. Ktrniirtitfnrtt ...,i untler.taiulabto record or tho treat events of tbo world's history, Tho iiouularlty of tills book It something wonderful, For further particulars, circulars, terms lo ugetit., vtv., uutttvsv, thk mvKKsiDi: rnir.isiiiNdco. 703 Olive St. ST. LOUIS, Mo. mmwm) .OUR NEW MflNA I IZnlil Watch WorUl B1UU.UU. Uwi lw4lehU tb world. Pwfsct llRMkiepw Warnnltdbtavj, uliu uoin nuniifitT tin. Both ladUi tn-i fetn i ttir. with toiki uii tiin iif tath loxably can iui ona Hon. James S. lioteford of Kansas City, received -i!)3 1-2 roles. Senator J. C. McGInnis of St. Louis, in hia speech at tho meeting of the S'atc Hepublican I-cnguo at Kansas City iast wenk, when differ ent citie3 were asking for the next I mnnlittry cn!,1. ill!,. I.r,i:n.,r,,1 account of its location Jefferson City was the best place in the state for lmltli'if Rt'lto pnnvontintiQ. l.nf. fia (li'.f kct for the past two weeks and is eR ,md nul m.c(1 h(j fftvorcil Sc still there, buying a complete spring jaa stock. I . , ,, ' Among the gentlemen in the re Hie engine room of Ilragg ball H l)l1) ican rals W(ju(, ion(jl, (hc being pulled down, and the building , recc,v, hQnoi. Qt llslmilU8 will continue to be put in shape for Jll(,gc w h WMat.Q) B nblo ,BW. city purposes. ' ycr) a lak,ntcd jurist a bl.jiillnt ora. Tho lax-payers of thoSecond ward tor and a genial gentleman . lie haa arc urging Mr. A. C. Sboup lo be- a strong following and would make a come a candidate for alderman at tho victorious leader. If the Klevcntli coining election. district republicans desire to select a Mr. Herman Dullc, in making winning standard bearer in the corn garden last week unearthed a lot of ing congressional contest, tlicy will potato bugs that were alive and And him in tbo person of Judge W. moved about when dug up, as if L Wallace. Laclede Republican, hunting for fresh potato vines. j rhs sllggC5lion , tho republican Mr. John Vaughn of Aurora League convention, of Major Win. Springs, who has been attending Warner as tiie nominee for governor medical school In Keokuk, Iowa, in 1892, was received with the wild passed through this city last week est applause. "Rilly" isn't hand- on his return home for the vacation, some ; but lie lias the get-there pro- Mis Hctllt, Walker, who has been clivitics, and while this paper will assistant teacher in the high school of ceorfullj- support any of the gcntlc tlil eilv " tendered her resignation. mc" wuom il ''M. from timo to timc- which was accepted la,t Fiiday by mentioned as available, it heartily the school board. Jlr. A. J. Murray, of the Urm of Mur ray it Weaver of Ccntretown, was here ing in Kansas City last week by a ! Wednesday. vote or ou.' wnitc ms opponent, Dr. I. N. Knloe has Income a resi dent of this city. He and bis family arc heartily welcomed. The doctor prefers Maj. Warner. Laclede Re- publican The Warrcnsburg Normal school is one of Cole county's most popular , correspondent to the Missouri School nin,nnC nmi ni.v.w.i,,,,. ! Journal says i The Crescent society I gave an elocutionary content. The I prize, a beautiful crescent pin, wai citizens nnd pliysiciaii3 Mr. J. W. Adams, who has taught a very successful six month's school at Klston, closed the term last Fri day and passed through this city Tuesday last on bis return home to Huiiccton, Cooper couuly. Tom Sawyer, March 8;lhcNoos family, a noted musical attraction, March 15, and the Clara Louise Kel logg Opera Co., March 17, arc tho next attractions engaged by Manager LoUtnan. 1'rof. J. K. Hunter, teacher of the Scliuinate Chapel school, gave Tun Hiu'inii.tCAK olllco a pleasant call last Saturday. Tho professor is ono of tlr. most popular and successful teachers of tilts connly. It is to be regretted that the public schools In this city will close with an eight months' school tills year, which will oral in April. Tho school taxes seem large to the people who' havo to pay it, biit it docs not appear suf ficient to carry tbo school term longer. i- Mr. George Wagner celebrated his fiftieth year as a resident of Cole county on last Friday'thc 21st. Dur ing llii's period Mr.'Wagucr has been respected and honored by all who have known him. Hojias also raised a largo family, wIioliave and do yet enjoy tbo entire confidence of our people Tup Rltuqlican wishes him many moro years among us, and con tinued prosperity of himself and fain ily. Good Bargain for All awarded to Miss Helen Dix, of Jef ferson City, who recited, "Gone With a Handsomer Man," M!ss Helen i3 a graduate of the Jefferson City schools, is well known here, and her many young filends and acquaintances congratulate her upon her continued successful scliO' lastic attainments. Mis. Glenn, wife of Capt. Johnson Glenn, a rci-Idont for many years of Mai Ion this county, died Tuesday morn ing of lat week of pneumonia. Mrs. Glenn was .17 years of age. She leaves a family of live children, all grown, and lier husband to mourn herlo'-s. Mrs. Glenn had many friends in this part of the county. She vas a kind mother and a devoted wife. The Capt. and family have tho kind sympathy of the nclghboihood In their bereavement. RONNOTS MILL. Dr. V.. T. lllackwell wa call.'d t) St. Louis lat Saturday to attend to one of Mr. C Kdwauls children, and returned Tuesday, accompanied by Mr. and Mis. Edward. Mrs. llornbucklc of 'Warrcnsburg, Mo., who has been visiting her s'ct r, Mrs. Dr. 7.. T. lllackwell, left for St. Louis last Saturday to vWt relatives there. L. Uolllot, proprietor of the llonnots Mill Hotel, went to Jefferson City this week to buy Ice. Mrs. Dr. G. F. Rootcs of Ilord, Mo. , .rid Miss Alice Uolllot of this plaeo,pald a short visit to Chamois last .Monday and returned Tuesday. Jitdgo Seay o I'ulon, Mo., pa-i-ed through heie last Tuesday ou his way to Li an. Mr. August Uolllot and family left for Denver, Colo. They will make It their home lu the future. Mr. Ucnjamlu Meucvcy died nt Ids home Wednesday, February 20. The deceased was 73 years old and leaves an aged wife and seven children to mourn his loss. The beteaved relatives have our heartfelt sympathies. tendance ever had. Tbo monthly grado of his stiidcutsare of a high order. Mr. Adnms camo there a stranger, and at llrst labored under serious disadvantages, but be overcame nil and made a splendid record and a host of friends. His roll shows 0(1 students. If tbo patrons of tho 6chool and the scholars bad tho employ ing of tho next teacher for tho Elston school nluo out of every ten would voto for Prof. Adams, If bo would consent to havo tho next term. Wo do hope the next school board will endeavor to se cure his services for another term, there by representing tho patrons and scholars of tho district. 1'rof . Adams came hero a sltidcnt from Ottcrvlllo college, highly recommended by Trof. J. XI- Curllu. Report of Elston school for the term commencing September 2, 1889, and ending February 21 , 1800. Wholo num ber of daj's attended by all pupils during the term, 7118. Wholo number of pupils enrolled during tho term, OH. Averugo number of days attended by each pupil, 7 13-13. Average dally attendance, 02 3-u. Whole number of days taught, 118 1-2. Respectfully, J. W. Auams, Principal. Annie Routszonu, Ass't. W. W. Wagner would make an ex cellent candidate for senator in this district. He is a sound republican, a popular man and the strongest tim ber in the district. Jeff. City Repub lican. A splendid suggestion. Put it in the shape of a motion and tho Auto- gram will second it. There is no man in the district whom this paper had rather support than Rilly Wag ner. We believe the hypocritical, potcntious and duilinc perpenaitics of Railroad Pass Jim will give tbo republican nominee an easy walk over next fall. Miller County Auto gram. The great convention of the repub lican League at Kansas City may bo truly regarded as an important event in the political history of the state. glance at the list of men who com KLSTON ITEMS. Mr. Levi Dosa of Chicago and Miss Anna Maddux were married last week, Rev. II. T. Tipton olHelatlug. We con gratulate tho young couple, wishing them all possible happiness through their journey of lite. Mr. T. W. Mahau is attending a pro tracted meeting, and Is stopping with bis daughter, Mrs. J, X. Collett. Prof. J. W. Adams will lu a few days return to Ottervillo college nud attend the remainder of the term, which will close on the 13. h of June. Miss Anna Itoutsznng will also attend the remainder of the term, Wo learn that Mrs. Judge Ehtou was on tbo sick list la;t week. Prof. Cbas. Peter closed bis school term at Pilot Grove last Saturday. L'iGrlppe struck your correspondent last weeK. The result so far Is that both panics are considerably worsted, Wo learn that sickness prevented Rev. E. Y. Oynu from attending tho pro tracted meeting, now being held In El ton. Thti meeting Is being continued this week by Revs. Thompson and Tip tun. Jonathan Adam of lljiieetou, Mo. , and a brother of Mr. Adaui,caiiie down Friday to bo present at tho school enter tainment, Mr. Adams Is also a school teacher and a professional lu teaching penmanship of Speneeiian system. Ills specimens are of the tluest order. He offers his services to teach a writing school term or two tit very reasonable rates. Wo would like to see tho peoplo of Elston and vicinity organize a class and employ Mr. Adams. It Is very Im portant with every person to bo able to write a neat, plalnjbttslness band, and hero Is a chance to greatly Improve this re., tertili.. witb r l.trt .lubl. II,,. llou.uhnl.1 lies, tb... nmilH,., Vt.ll Ltrtftw.. All ill. woik lou tt J ll t thotr M btl w. muJ yoslv tbo. wbor.ll-ttir ftWiid. ibi ncl(bboraiidibMS suvtit ,ou-ibitft!trr)t. v,,t.lu4bt.trsa.lbitt.t.hlrbholU fgryMtl ttb.naucun.tl, and lha. tt. .i. i.dUJ. V, m. til ttHr... OCbl. .1.. Afl T.s ku.w .11, liTOU would lit. torlw.rk for ul. rot, iu. T1ffrd.a s B-v n4 bPMtlfai nlnUt.r CPnOTTEaEO PARLOR SLT for 49d.,.,tbUtJSI,itJULLet.kDblT.rl.Di.d posed that staunch body of patriotic citizens is sulllclent to-canvincc the i art iiudor an experienced Instructor nt a nnbllu that the rcnabliean luitv was very small cot. Hoys get up a class; lo lit iratdaraoflbtaiiaKar. Tarn tarMBacarIIaDlf U ccuta IN OAMMorrMwraatAuiriUrwpuiiTi.r.4frUiiof,eiD. ,etJ.lYrtllrfoi.'hellieaoiniUtral.itilailiif of Ou ui a.utl TaCUlrltllK5')llfUliTVplwUUfWw(iliBi.apIutUctirl,-.i OAturaaj.tt atlla tteasililJffaaMtjr4uafvldlaatt ariltL. ?"r:MA . t.. rrtM. iVnm voir In votir 1n t.vi,VB,rntiil,n,.... H.mi.t.,w.ittoi.iinill , (l.n tltt lti uw. v.. i tf Iudbeljbhor..odroMfliinuDdU.lkuslB.nftDHIyUkr;MTK. 1 1 . , ; ... , , iT. f dUAlYHcBi. no rtrtW sfa.rts nu.l.f-.f fcnitos, 4 il.n Itenrtfi of ItlO llCOtllC St. JOSCIlll DwltoftOlo, K.iWnllBVHjUK.r..ltt.lic.,r,i.l.,; l"u ""I" uu yv-Wl'IH ut lwjm never more thoroughly triited and in better condition to contend for and advanco its cherished principles. Throughout the whole proceedings a spirit of deep earnestness, conserva tism and patriotism was breathed, which argues well far tho future of the party and strikingly controverts the charge of dissension tliciiin. The general outpouring of leading repub licans all over tho state to take an aclivo part in the convention signifies that tho living principles for which they have so long contended, arolt.l aio4 Ari4MftM.r4ir.l.Ai JUMtUU, OHIO, B0.dr.0BO ,WtirfOR,SlTAJAliaET.t tt..I,1 UIIMnor. "ir.lowronot UVlum, don't let the oppoilunlty pass Tho Eltnu school term closed last Friday- Tho enteitalnment held on Friday cvenlne was a grand success. It surpassed anything of the kind ever held lu any pievlons school, Every student performed their parts of the program willi promptness and precision nud nil did remaikably well for the limited tinio they baJ to prepare their parts. Tho teachers and students wcro highly com plimented by the largo nudlcuco and pa. trims of the school. Prof, Adnms, as principal, has given ibe puoplo of Elston one of tho bent schools ever taught In tho place, and universal satisfaction prevails with the patrons at tho eu 1 of his term Something unnsual for this district, bo has provo.l himself a success ns an edu cator. UU record shows the largest v l'AHM NOTES. If the labels arc fastened to the trees with wire, care should be taken to seo that they do not get too tight and choko the tree. If pruning Is begun when the trco Is set out and properly followed, the neces sity for reverso pruning Is avoided. In the garden or orchard the best plan Is to spread tho manure ns fast as It Is hauled out, scattering as evenly as pos sible. If the cows have been fed liberally on bran the manure IsTaltiablcforthe onion bed, as these plants require considerable nitrogen. A good rotation In the garden is as es sential In t-ecuiing the bet results it is with the Held crop. Plau it out now. I'o cure black knot on the plum apply a mixture of turpentine, kerosene and linseed nitl afMBHaiaBolaiiiuro than Is nei'Cfsary ttcuv'lfTnseni.eil pint thoroughly. Da not allow the bu.-hes or suckers lo grow nroiiiid the apple or pear trees. Keep them trimmed or pinched. They tike ninch fiom the tree that should go to the limbs or branches. Have a row of horseradish in Ibe gar den, it should be M!t out early lu the spring as soon as the soil will admit of proper woiklug. I."se sets and plant tolerably deep. Plant the plum trees near the poultry houic and give tho fowls a free rango among them. They will do a good work In destroying insect pests that Injure both tbo trees and tbo fruit. Trees planted for a wind-break should bo of a quick-growing nnd dense habit, wilh as nearly perpetual foliage as pos sible. In places where tbey will aot be mo lested by stock, grape vines can be traine on the fences. When the garden plot is used coutlrs- uouly a regular system of rotatiou should bo carried out. I'OLLTllY NOl'I'.S. Mako the house to faco tho south. Do not koep a hen or rooster over four years old . It Is tho attention paid to the details that Insures success- Do not undertake to hatch out young poultry now unless you have a warm place for them. Fat should always be avoided with laying hens If you expect a good supply egg- A dry clean dust bath will enable the fowls to help considerably towards clean ing themselves of vermin. There is no economy In dosing fowls that aro well In order to keep them well. It Is bad enough to bo obliged to doctor the sick. At Ihe.llrst sign of idoknoss among the fowls separate all that are ailing from the well ones as soon as po-slble. If fldl and winter layers are wanted the eggs must be set and the chickens hatched out early. Thoro Is no gam lu hatching ducks. gceso or guineas too caily. Chickens should bo hatched first, then turkeys, then ducks, then geese and guineas. The principal object iu raising pea fowls Is for tbo feathers, although occa sionally ono is used on tho table. Gen erally they are more ornauicutal than useful. Under ordinary conditions tho feathers from tho ducks and gecso can be made fully a3 protitable a3 tho fowls or eggs. uui u mis is uono tliov.miist be nicked regularly. Poultry that brines tho most nrlcc must bo of good quality, well fattened and properly prepared so as to present a neat appearance when placed on sale. Cue nil vantage In earlv batched uhlek. ens Is that they will bring In money at a timo when there uro few farm products that can bo sent to market; this Is often quite an Item. It Is easy to spend more time and medicine on u sick fowl than I t Wfllllll lilt worth If It was well with tho chances all against n cure. Somo chopped meat anil an occasional feed of table scraps soaked In milk will bo found much better, as well ns more economical, than a steady feed of grain, evon though of different kinds, Young ducks, if given comfortable quarters, will oftcu begin to lay early In January, hut old ducks generally will' not before tho mlddlo or latter part ot February.. 4fr .t-tiffV&tta it.