THJ..raO.GEK38iyE HA RM KB, SUITE
I will be still to-day and rest;
" I' will be sJiilW lk life 'dWft
I am so tired that it is.jbest
Neither my, hancls nor eyej to
I am'sbtired itiis ni iise, ' !
My will cannot' my need obey
0 Care. I ask . few.hours' truce,
I pray thee let me rest to-day.
And so, shut np in restful gloom,
I let my, hands drop listlessly 9
WithirTniv dim andiilent room
I would not move,lr iiear,' or see,
Oblivion dropped on me her balm.
I fell on slumber deep and sweet, (va
And when I woke was strong and calm,
And full of rest from head to feet.
So, toiler in life's weary ways,
Pity thyself, for thou must tire 5
Both body, mind and heart have days
They cannot answer their desire.
Birds in all seasons do not sing,
Flowers have their time to bloom and
There is not any living thing
Can answer to a ceaseless calL
1 Sometimes, tired head, seek slumber
Tired hands, no burden try to lift;
Tired heart, thy watch let others keep,
Pity thyself and let life drift.
A few hours' rest perchance may bring
Relief from weariness and pain ;
And thou from listless languors spring,
And gladly lift thy work again.
r WHITE MUFFINS. ? ;
" .f . . . . .
Delicate white muffins are made
of one cup of sweet milk, the well
beaten whites of two eggs, 2 cups
of flour, one heaping teaspoonful of
baking powder, a piece of butter the
size of an egg. Bake in a quick
Mince a quarter-pound of fat salt
pork, add a teaspoonful of chopped
t onions and; a tablespoonful of min
iced parselyv eighth potatoes, peeled
and quartered; cover with cold
water and cook until the potatoes
are done.- Drain, mash, mound on
a pie plate, sift crumbs over them
and brown in the oven.
Select perfect ones ; pour boiling
water over them, which removes
the skin ; lay them in water enough
itd-Ycbyer? them; fleU themv eimnier
. slowly aintlloflf jtake jthehi out and
I dfdin ; Imakqi a; clear syrup, pound ;
boil them in it till clear; lay them
on dishes to cool, and place them in
jars; cook the syrup a little longer.
and pour it over the apples when
. hot; seal.
BREAKFAST BALLS. - j
A little cold beef or mutton, or
both, a slice of ham or salt pork, a
little parsley (if you have it,) a liti
ile sage; chop all together, and add
seasoning to taste, a little melted
butter and an egg well beaten!
Take a tablespdohful of the mixture,
dredge it with flour and make it
into a ball, which fry a quick brown.
This is a good way of getting. frid
of eold meat and is a nice breakfast
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TOMATO SOUP. '
JVwd quarts of tomatoes jpeeled
ana sliced f three pints of brotnV veal
or chicken is best; one tablespoon
ful of xninced parsely and the same
quantity of . minced onion, one tea
spoonful of sugar; pepper and salt
to taste; browned flour for thicken
ing; tablespoonful of butter, fried
bread dice. Stew the tomatoes iri
the broth until they are broken all
to pieces, add herbs and onions,
stew twenty minutes, rub through a
- oolancjer scasonv thicken , with, a
jtabjespo0nful jtf frowned Iflour,
tubbed in one ofjmtter boil 'five
minutes and pour, upon the fried
bread in the tureen. VV. '
, v A H CUCUMBER BAKAVX , .
This receipt' is from Good Housed
keeping : . Be . careful to get . only
firm, fresh cucumbers, and not those
that are alj ,wilted,; jjhoose small
cucumbers rather "than large ones,
asVthe flatter; ar.apt 4tto fbe flEbby
arid teedy.V diajyorf, iep dniqredy
to use them ; then washrpare and
slice hem(astliinWpssible; sprin
kle salt over- thenivpllnifully and
let stand for half an hpur; then press
or drain all the water from them
and mix with 'the1 dressing as for
"vmu j. icuuiuu j 11 .tiiis way
the cucunibers , are not as crisp as
whentliowatJeris 3otafainei fronv
them, but they are a great deal more;
wholesome. ,Wc ,have . no fear , or
dread .of eating cucumbers,. in our
family, as no one t has ever been
afflicted by partaking of them when
prepared' as described. A very nice
salad can be 'made by taking two
thirds beans and one-third cucum
bers ; mix them together and prepare
as above. : ,
Chop six apples fine, grate six
ounces of stale bread, add six ounces,
of ' sugar, six ounces of currants
washed carefully and floured; mix
all well together with six ounces of
hutter, a cupful of milk and twocup
fuls of flour in which two teaspoon
fuls of baking powder (Koyal is the
best as it always gives good results)
have been thoroughly mixed If
too' thick add more milk in mixing.
Spiec to your taste. Put in a pud
ding bag, tie loosely and boil for
three hours. 1 To be eaten with cold
sauce made of butter and sugar
stirred together, a cupful of sugar
to one-half cupful of butter. Domes
Beat up three or four eggs with
one or two tablespoonfuls of grated
Parmesan cheese, and pepper and
salt to taste. Put a piece of butter
the size of an egg into a frying pan ;
as soon as it is melted pour in the
omelet mixture, and, holding the
handle of the pan with one hand,
stir the omelet with the other by
means of a spoon. The moment it
begins. t6. Jset, cease, stirring, but
keep on shaking for a minute or so;
then with the spoon double up the
omelet and keep shaking the pan
until the under side of the omelet
has become of a golden color. Turn
it out on a hot dish and serve, with
plenty of grated Parmesan cheese
strewn over it.
RED CABBAGE PICKLE.
A pickle which will keep a few
weeks, and which is very appetizing
and will help to save the other more
expensive, t'pibkles, i is imade, of 'red
cabbage. Choose firm heads, cut
into quarters, and after removing
the stalk cut the cabbage across
the heads into very thin slices;
spread it upon large platters, scatter
salt with a liberal hand oyer it. The
next day drain through a colander.
Then put the cabbage into a jar
and pour vinegar heated to the boil
ing point oyer itome hvhple black
pepper, and if you ehboso, a - little
cayenne pepper or curry powder or
ginger may be put into the vinegar
and heated with it.
It is stated that experiments have,
been made in keeping fruit in jars
covered --.only? with cotton batting,
and at" the, end of two yers the
fruit wassound The fbUowitig
directions are given -for the process ;
Use crocks, stone butter jars, or any
convenient dish. Prepare and cook
the fruit precisely as for canning
in glass jars; fill your dishes with
fruit oyhile t"'hol$ and;imrnediatel5T:
tieel on? Remember that all putre
faction is, caused by r the? invisible
creatures irf the? air. w. Cooking thb'
iruit expels all these, and as they
cannot pass through the cotton bat
ting, the fruit thus' protected will
keep an indefinite period. It will be
remembered that Tyndall has proved
that .the atmospheric germs cannot
pass through a layer, of cotton.-
Farmland Fireside, i f'i $ '
REMEDY FOR BURNS.
For slight burns cover air th in
jured parts with5 a" layer of powdered
soda. For deeper burns, but where
the skin is not broken, dip linen
rags in a solution made by dissolv-4 llPon1--ins:
about one-third of. an ounce of hNo;iz. ,FoRA.Ci.t7Bor73 V vi
soda in a pint of water, lay the rags
on, and keep them moist n with the
solution. ! For veryj eere burns
followed by suppuration (formation
of pus), apply the rags in the samd
way, kee'ping 'tbemv moist, hwt fre- f
ueuiiy exciiauge iueiir wnen; ary
for fresh ones, and carefully wash
off, with the soda solution, any mat
ter that may not ?bie' absorbed into
and poison the blood. .1 . , ,
GlaH windows fwet first thtro
century.' MV; J -; .-'-.-!.! ,-?i
ThWritfpf mfrig iresshe
United! States "was worked in. 1620.
The :first ' almanac .Hvas printed
by GovVonurback lii 1460. 1
FOR THE FARMERS, FOR THE LADIES, FOR THE BOYS
AND FOR THE GIRLS.
The Pkogeessive Farmer is a live, and as its name .indicates,, a progressive
paper, devoted to the, interests of the farmers of North Carolina, and will be tilled
each vveek with twenty-five columns of reading, matter, -editorial, qorrespondence
from leading farmers and others, farm notes for the farmer, household receipts tor
for the housekeeper, stories for ; young and old, miscellaneous matter, mirth, wit,
fcc, for all. ' ' " ' ' , ' . . ' , ." ",
It will be kept up to the full standard of modern agricultural journalism.
We propose to make it a paper that North Carolina farmers may not only read
with profit, but one of which they may be proud.; - . i .. . . , '
We hope in the near future to see it become a weekly visitor in the households
of thousands of farmers. , . , . , . , : . , ,
In this work we have the sympathies and good wishes of many tnends, who
send us cheering words arid write us encouraging letters, all of which we appre-
CiaVe want our friends to help us extend the circulation of this paper. We do
not expect nor ask them to give us their time for nothing, and accordingly we
offer as compensation for the service that may be rendered us in securing clubs o
subscribers for one year, the following ,' ' f
LiEISrnDIZD PKEMIUM LIST ,
embracing articles of real value to the farmer, to the farmer's wife, to the boy and
to the girl. . .
There is no chance work, no prize lottery business, in this, and no Cheap John
goods are ottered.
i , Erery, one who workffor us is sui-e of getting either one of the premiums offered,
'and every thing offered is guaranteed by us and by the responsible parties who sup
ply them as being up to the standard and of full value as represented. '
The premiums will be securely packed, addressed to the getters up of clubs and
placed on the cars at Winston free of cost.
Clubs of over sixteen may be divided between two or more post offices, but clubs
of sixteen or under must be addressed to one post office.
The otter of this premium list will hold good for three months, that is to the first
of June next. Now here is a chance for active men, good women, boys and girls,
to help us extend the circulation of The Progressive Farmer, get a substantial
and valuable premium, and benefit themselves.
The receipi of lists for clubs will be duly acknowledged in our columns from
week to week ; . , . , ,
':: '.. . ! - .
- If you don't want any. of the premiums send us six subscribers and get your own
copyjree. . v ' '' ! ": " ' ' ' ' '
Without a Dollar yoxi may get one of J. P. Nissen's cele-
Vbrated Two-Horse Wagons, ;
For a Club of -200 yearly subscribers sent to is with the CASH, by the 1st of
September, fie, tee will give a J. P. NISSEN WAGON, two-horse, medium,
complete wttfi cover j'.icdrth $8(M)0. .' .
To the one who shall send us the largest number f subscribers over 200, we
wdl give afWagonand a sple?idid double sett of Hand Made Harness complete,
iBridlesl Cpllarsajyd Reins, worth $95.00. f
No. 1. For a Club of 25.
- One Leader Corn heller. Capacity 25 to 40
bushels per hour, worth $10.00.
No. 2. For a Club qf 16.
One Smith Feed Cutter, wortti S&50. j ?
'.i ' t l - . 1 ; 11 r ; '
No. 3. Fob A Club of 9.
One plantation Bell, with fixtures complete
for hanging; weight 75 pounds, $3.75.
No. 4. For a Club of 8.
One Farmers' Friend. Plowwjth wrench,
extra point and mould boarcUjworth $3.25.
No. 5. Fo ACXUbof 50. ms&
", One Double-bdrrel Breech Loading Shot Gun.
30 inch barrels No. 12 gauge,- worth $20.00.
No. 6. For a Club of 26.
rOne China Set of 56 pieces, worth $10.50.
No' 77 For a Club of 7. !
One Disston's Cross Cut Saw, six feet long,
worth $2.50. ... i ,,. .... ,r,
The above goods tW0 get from S. E. AJlen,
WihstoflrN.p. f-; f Y i u:
No. 8. For a Club of 25.
One Dexter Corn Sheller, without fan. Capac
ity 25 to 40 bushels per hour, worth $10.00.
No. 9. For a Club of 30.
The Dexter Sheller, with fan, worth $12.00. j
No. 10. For a Club of 8.
One Boy Dixie Plow, wrench, extra point
and mould board, worth $3.25.
No. 11. For a Club of 32. , - j
1 One Double-barrelBhot Qbn Muzzle loader,
40 inch, steej bairelsworth $13.00, I
No. 12. .For a Club of , . - v.
. Four splendid Steel Hoeis, Worth $2.00.
C v Q' r: j, '-r
One eight day, walnut frame Clock, worth
,No.l4. For a Club of 8. , s . , .......
y One day Clock, with weighte, worth $2.75.
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No. 15. For a Club op'9. h
One day Clock, walnut frame, worth $3.50.
No. 16. ' For A Club of 4.
One day Nickel Clock, with alarm attach
ment; worth $2.50. !. . ,.. A .
iNo. 18; .For a Club of 2.3. r
One good Silver Waiclii genuine American
lever, worth $10.00. 71
s i (These goods we get from W. T. Vogler, Win
ston, N. C.t and are guaranteed.)
No. 19. FoRidLUBtoF82; I
ne No.47 'Selmo" Cook Stove, with 13
pieces and 3 Joints of. pipe ( and one,elbw a
splendid Cook Stove, worth $13.25.
- . -. Jt-i? Hi
No. 20.i Fo&ApLVn OT 27;- f
'sSixtysixsfeef of 10-inch Tobacco Flues with
six elbows and two caps, an outfit for a barn 16
feet squareWorth $10.80.
N2irtF) CZXrtFY;TS rt
Qnen Cmbecet, Rlecfsjind neatly
painted, worth $20. ;
' (These goods we get from Giersh; Senseman
IS JX XTZ)
. !Re4,,?a?!le?t xfyh post .office and .pounty
ir. ih- 'ii; , m-m, , , nov iC'Vtl V
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JNow go to work and see who can send
No. 22. For a Club of 9. ' i
One Patch Hand Corn Sheller, to be attached
to an ordinary box, guaranteed and will last
a life time, worth $3.00. i -
No. 23. For a Club of 17.
One Kitchen Safe, 3 shelves, one drawer all
poplar and very neat, worth $7.00. ;
No. 24. For a Club of 11.
One Dining Table, 3x4 feet, with drawer all
poplar and' very neat, worth $4.50, " 1 "
No.'25.! For a Club of 35. ''
One Dressing Case, 3 drawers, quarter mar
ble, 2 toilet drawers and glass walnut and
very neat, worth $14.00.
Salem, N. C.)
we get from A. C. Vogler,
ATo.26. For a Club of 30. , i
One "Daisy" Feed Cutter; 6 inch' blades,
worth $12.00. ;. .,.
No.Zl. For a Club of $0.
n One "Telegraph" Feed Cutter, No. 5, worth
JVo.28. For a Club of 1$. 1 ' .
One Saddle, quilted seat,' ull stock, worth
iVb.29. For a Club of 25. i. V
,9?lS,in,gle Buggy. or Single Wagon Harness,
with bridle, reins and collar, worth $10.00.'
Aro.30. For a Club ofjn. I' , ' ' ?
One Set Double Wagon Harness, bridles,
collars and reins, hand made, worth $15.00.
iVb. 31. ' For a Club of 9. : , , . .
One Clipper Plow (one horse) extra point and
mould board, worth $3.50.
For a Club of 3.
One Pair neat Andirons, worth 81.00.
ATo. 33. ' For a Club of 15.
1 One Hand Saw, one Chisel Inch, one Chisel
l inch, one Auger inch, one Drawing Knife.
SeHainmer' one Square and one.Hatchet-
all first class, worth $6.00. ;.:,:.
F,oraiu0?3- One good Brace, adjustable
socket, with 4 bite, worth $1.40. . ws
(These goods we get from Brown, Rogers &
Co., Winston, N. C.) ,
tXo. 34. For a Club of 8. .
One Sack (167 pounds) Lister's Ammoniated
Phosphate for Tobacco, worth $3.83. 1 ;
Jo. . ' For a Club of 10. :
' n Sack (200 pounds) of either British Mlx
l?re' 9-r9eT & S011'8 special Compound, Owl
f.lra"d Tobacco Guano, or Game Guano all
for Tobacco, worth $4.00. : j
feg we from W T Cater ' Co.,
Ko'. M. Fora Club of 50. ' " ' ; '
One Tate's Victor Grain and Seed Separator
and Grader, with wheat screens complete
capacity 20 bushels per hour. Has complete
self! bagging I arrangement. . Will give ifour
Ti?2fJh? grain-bagging each grade sepa
rately If desired. The best and simplest Sepa
rator pis Fjan in the United States, worth $22$)
'HI It I iiJll if S- .'f.-. ) . . i
plainly written, with cash, addressed 1 to
, .. , . L. POLK,
.iiH'" ' --Progeessivb Farmer,
-f.Kji; if? v.- -Wuston. N C.
us the rjstnarne , in the, ghortesf tirne.
RICHMOND AND DASVILLE RAILROAD
PIliLMOiST AIR-LINE ROtttc
Condensed Schedule in effect July 4 g
, Trains Run by 75 Meridian Time '
Lve New York.:. "STniSht 02.
; . Philadelphia 7 20 5? 1 40 Pm
Baltimore 9 50 m ? ?
. " Washington n 15 4t 00
" Charlottesville 3 45 n m l 00
Lynchburg.... 6 tt u $ 0 am
Richmond. 325 o i2 "
Burkeville 5 21 i 00 "
Keyesville 5 58 " 1 05 "
Drakes Branch 6 14 - 44 "
" Danville 9 00 " 2 S "
" Greensboro n oq u JW "
Goldsboro n 50 Hm -12 Pm
" Raleigh.... .....5pnm M "
, Durham 6 07 " ? $ am
" Chapel Hill i 55 J2 Pm
Hillsboro 6 47 S.ain
" Salem ...7 15 tx Pm
, High Point n Si 0 "
' Safisbury 12 57 am 11 55 1!
Ar. Statesville..... 1 20 rl
" Asheville 10 00 H $ "
" Warm Springs 3 03 pm J !!
Lve Concord 1 4 " i? 2f
Charlotte 3 00 " , S '
Spartanburg...... 5 46 " J W !
" Greenville 7 04 " J S
Ar. Atlanta... 1 30 pm 10 40 !!
Lve Atlanta 6 00 pm x an 5
Ar. Greenville- 12 25 am 2 S
Spartanburg 134 5P?
" Charlotte. 4 40 "
" Concord 5 53 ? g
" Salisbury.... 6 10 goi
" HighPoInt 7 25 9S
" Greensboro 7 Si qS .
" Salem n 28 m 1
" Hillsboro 1154 " 2KU2L
Durham 12 28 pm 4 40 u
" Chapel Hill i 00 w
" Raleigh 1 35 " 'fm'T
" Goldsboro 4 40 " n on
.' " Danville 10 00 am 11
" Drakes Branch... 12 35 pm 1 04 m
: " Keysville 12 51" sjf8?
" Burkville 1 30
" Richmond 3 30 " 7 00
" Lynchburg 12 55 " 2 00
" Charlottesville..... 3 15 " 4 m M
" Washington.. 8 30 " 8 30
" Baltimore 11 25 " 10 03
nilaelPhia 3 00 am 12 35 pm
" New York....... 6 20 " 3 20
Daily except Sunday.
On trains 50 and 51, Pullman Buffet
Sleeper between Atlanta and New York.
Pullman Sleeper between Goldsboro and
On trains 52 and 53, Pullman Buffet
Sleeper between Washington and Mont
gomery, Washington and Augusta. Pull
man Sleeper, between Richmond and
Greensboro. Pullman Sleeper between
Greensboro and Raleigh.
Through tickets on sale at principal
stations to all points.
For rates and information apply to any
agent of the company, or to
C. W. CHEARS,
1 Asst. Genl. Pass. Agent.
E. B. THOMAS,
' Umatilla, Orange Co., Fla.
Fine Hunting and Fishing. Prices Moderate
Special Arrangements Made by the Month.
i. A. 3I1TCHEXFR, Prop'r.,
Late of Johnston Co., N.C.
49 Land Agency Office in Building. Im
proved and Unimproved Land for Sale. 4:tf.
Life Ass ociatoin!
STATEMENT JAN. 1st, 1886:
' ;' ' ' ' assets :
United State Bonds........ ..$18,000.00
Bonds and Mortgages 85,000.00
Cash on hand 13,827.58
Paid in Advance... $ 05.63
ent Accounts 6,785.o (
This Company was organized as re
cently .as September 3, .1878, but the
management and character of the Com
pany has been such as to secure ana
enjoy the support of such of our leading
business men as Col. A. B. Andrews,
Maj. Robt. Bingham, Mr. R. T. Gray,
Hon. A. C. Avery, Circuit Court Judge;
Rev. Dr. C; T. Bailey, and other repre
sentative men throughout the State.
; Rates for Insurance lower than in any
first-class reliable Company.
' ' Wadesboro, N. C,
; " ; ' General Traveling Agent for the Mate.
C. W. VOGLER,
; Local Agent, -
JgTerms and assessments may
found at the office of the Progressive
Farmer, in Winston. . .
15-tf. ; C. W. VOGLER, Ag'
A ' J i . i t
Mb F H H vatt, Special , 4 9nt for . the Valley
Mutual Life Association, of Virginia
' ' Sib Permit me to express my .apPAnpr
;of the promptness and , bnsiness-lLKe hi oQ
with which you paid the Life rfjnion
the life of John P Secrest, of Monroe, u
promptly adjusting this claim must com
It to the favor of all honest people.
Winston, N C.April 29, 1888.
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