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A Great Milker.
The cut represents the Jersey cow Adelaide, the property of Messrs. Miller and Sibley. She is 75 per cent. St. Lam bert blood. A glance at the udder, as represented here, would indicate an un usually heavy milker, but her actual record outstrips even this indication. For the thirty-one days beginning May 25 and ending June 24 she gave a total of 2,00514 pounds of milk. In making this record she was milked three times daily at intervals ot eight hours. Every milking was witnessed by at least two persons; sometimes by as many as six. This beats all previous records in the Jersey breed. Adelaide's average per "3ay during the test was 04 85-121 Apounds, her best daily record 75 pounds, followed by records of 73 and 7094 pounds. As she weighs 1,002 the December crop of 1894. The con templation of our enormous surplus is presumed to have a depressing ef fect upon prices, and is, therefore, the favorite point of view of the buy ing class. But there are other consid erations. There is almost no carry over stock. In the latter part of Au gust the American Agriculturist esti mated the visible supply of American old wheat, including all afloat at that time, at not even ten days' supply, there being, of course, an abundance of new wheat just ready. Then the Russian crop, one of the most import ant factors in the European market, is very uncertain. In some districts there is danger of actual famine. Fam ine in Russia does not prevent export of wheat, as wheat is not the food of the masses, but it does tend to raise prices, as it indicates a largely-decreased output. Russia has exported as high as 149,000,000 bushels of wheat. In the famine year of 1891-92, its wheat exports were only 50.000,000 bushels. Last year it exported 128,000, 000 bushels. Argentine is not exporting as much as formerly, but India, on the other hand, has a surplus of about 30, 000,000 bushels, which is not always the case. Finally, although as we have said, the American crop is very large and there seems to be a feeling that after all it may not be so large as ex pected. The threshing has not al ways yielded the full promise of the straw. At the same time the wheat in Chicago is quoted at this writing at 65 cents, as against 98 cents a year ago, and before the speculative Leiter movement was fully developed. San Francisco Chronicle M3Mfi 51 w . main A : iifH5PAMS JERSEY COW ADELAIDE. pounds, her milk yield during the thirty-one days is seen to be more than twice her weight. But her best ouo 3ay record was made in May, 1S97, when she once gave 82 pounds of milk. Montreal Star. Tree Growth Fruit Production. It will be necessary to use very nice Judgment in applying the principles which govern tree growth ana rrult IrwMÍ.iiptinn' Ytnt In thosp rlnvs ctf nhnnrl- ant horticultural literature and excel lent books on orchard economy no one ought to be at a loss to know what to do for the best under his own condi tions. No two cases are exactly alike; advice for your neighbor would be wholly Inapplicable under your condi tions. Every man must work out his own salvation in temporal as well as In spiritual things, and the plum will go to the man who applies a liberal 'dressing of brains to his land. North west Horticulturist. Seeding Timothy with Buckwheat. On low land, where buckwhear is the crop chiefly grown. It Is often desirable to seed the land again. Sowing timothy seed among the buckwheat while it is growing will do this as well, if not bet ter, than any other plan, especially If there are rains. The young grass will be well rooted by the time the buck wheat Is ready to be got off the ground. No plowing Is needed, and though there Is always some waste of buckwheat In harvesting, no harm will be done, as the timothy will so occupy the ground by spring that there will be little and perhaps no buckwheat In next year's hay crop. Ventilation of Barns. Many barns and other farm buildings ; ore made very uncomfortable In suiu mpr bv the heat that comes In through the windows. The cut shows a good plan for keeping out the Min. Cover the glass with whitewash or flour-paste, to make the glass opaque; then set the windows out at an angle, with board side pieces, as suggested in the cut These side pieces keep out much sun right that would otherwise get In at the sides of the windows. If windows for summer ventilation. are hinged, they can be raised or low ered with the pin In the side holes, as suggested. American Agriculturist. THE WHEAT OUTLOOK. The main efforts of wheat buyers for some time past has been to con centrate public attention on the very large wheat crop of this country, which approaches, If It does not equal. There were operated in Germany in 1896-97 a total of 399 sugar factories two more than' in the previous season. The beets used amounted to 13,271,601 tons, about two million tons more than in the previous year. The price paid was J4.25 per ton. The agricultural editor of the San Francisco Chronicle argues in favor of making a distinction between the qualities of fowls on the market, as is done in Europe, but seldom here. As the Chronicle says, in most of our markets a chicken is a chicken, and that is all there is of it Thoroughly good ones will, of course, sell for more per dozen than a poor lot, but when sold by the pound from the butcher's stall the price per pound Í3 generally the same. In older coun tries this is not the case. A New Zealand government beet root sugar bill provides that every company not exceeding three in num ber, shall be enttled to a bonus of $58,320 in respect of sugar manufac tured in New Zealand from beet-root or sorghum. This bonus to be payable in four annual installments for each year in which the company produces not less than 1000 tons of sugar, pro vided that no installment shall be payable later than March, 1910, and also that the total amount payable in the time named shall not amount to more than $174,960. At Chino the farmers are reported to be in better condition than they had hoped for. The yield of beets on low lands has been above expectation. Notwithstanding the fact that many hundred head of milch cows have been purchased by the farmers in the past few months, many of them have hay and fodder to send to other towns. The creamery is now handling 550 pounds of milk per day, while a cheese fac toiy has been started and a co-operative creamery will soon follow. The yield of butter from the milk is very heavy, in consequence of the beet-pulp feed. The farmers declare that they are working with a common purpose of having a greater diversity of prod ucts than heretofore. One of the speakers at the recent convention of the American Hay asso ciation in Buffalo, estimated, in the course of an address, that in the eight cities of New York, Chicago. Philadel phia, Baltimore.St. Louis, Cincinnati, Richmond and Toledo alone the trol ley cars and the bicycles have re. placed 240,000 horses. How accurate this estimate is it is difficult to say, but assuming it to be correct, it means, allowing three tons of hay per year for each of the horses, a dimin ished consumption of hay in the eight cities of 720,000 tons annually. For the entire country the lessened demand for hay from the same causes must amount into the millions of tons each ! year, and, as the use of trolley cars ! and the bicycle is likely to increase, 1 the demand for this staple will prob I ably decline still more in the future. I I The percentage of oil in the Russian sunflower ranges from 16 to 28 per cent. On the average about 18 per cent of oil can be extracted by ex pression cold after crushing the seed. This is the highest quality of oil and any additional amount that might be extracted by steaming the pumace would be lower grade. It takes usu ally about four or five pounds of seed to the acre. The plants are usually grown two and one half feet apart each way, which would require about 11,000 plants to the acre. It is usual to drop the seed at intervals of about one foot in rows of two and one-half feet apart, and then thin the plants according to soil and moisture. On moist, rich soil, the plants could be left nearer to each other in the rows. It is estimated that fifty bushels of seed may be harvested to the acre, and roughly the yield would be about a gallon of oil to a bushel of seed. These are foreign figures, where the crop is grown for the oil. We are not in formed as to California results, and would be glad to hear from readers who have tried the crop. California Fruit Grower. Hoi' Dem Philuppines. Mlstnh Dewey, yo'g all rlgbt, Hoi' dem Philuppines: Made you' point an' won yo' fight. Hoi dem Philuppiues! If dein natives get too gay Make dein walk de Spanish way. Show dem dat yo'g come to stay. Hoi' dem Philuppiues! Doctah Dewey, doan' yo' care. Hoi' dem I'hlluppines! Let dat German ge'man swear. Hoi' dem Philuppines! Reckon dat yo' saw dem first. Jus' yo' say to weinerwurst: "Come en' take dem if yo"a durstj" Hoi' dem Philuppines! 'Fesser Dewey, yo" Is wa'am. Hoi' dem Philuppines! Reckon yo' can ride de storm. Hoi' dem Philuppiues! Tell him dat yo' will not grieve, If old DIederirhs should leave Keep dat razzar up yo' sleeve, 1 Hoi' dem Philuppines! A'm'al Dewey, wateh yo' kards. Hoi' dem Philuppines! Folks all sen' yo' best regyards Hoi' dem Philuppines! Make dem fo'iuers lay low. If dey 'sist to pester so. Make dera take dan clothes en' go Hoi' dem Philuppines! -Baltimore Jiews. Héroe of War and Peace. Ay, that Is a story that takes one's breath. How the men rowed out In the face of death. Rowed as calmly as fishermen may Who haul their nets at the break of day. But never was fish net hauled in the weather That rifle and cannon and shell together Bained on those sailors who drew from its bed The wise sea serpent and crushed Its head. Heroes of war are they! Song and story Shall add their names to the list of g!ory. But where is the story and where Is the song For the heroes of peace and the martyrs of wrong? They fight their battles In shop and mine. They die at their post and make no sign. And the living envy the fortunate dead As they fight for the pittance of butterless bread. They herd like beasts In a slaughter pen. They live like cattle and suffer like men. Why, set by the horrors of surh a Ufe, Like a merry-go-round seems the battle's strife; And the open sea and the open boat. And the deadly cannon with bellowing throat, Oh, what are they all, with death thrown In, To the life that has nothing to lose or win The life that has nothing to hope or gain But 111-pald labor and bedsit pain? Fame, where Is yonr story, and where Is your song For the martyrs of peace and the victims of wrong? Baltimore American. MOTHER OF A HERO. Mrs. Sally Hobaon, Whose Son Won Fame on the Merrimac. One of the proudest, happiest wo men In the land lives In a quiet coun try village In Alabama. Her neigh bors have always looked up to her as a model and have loved her for her gentleness and goodness. Now they feel proud of her, for they Justly be lieve that Sally Hobson so moulded the heroic character of her famous son that It was possible for him to perform a P. J. WñTTRON, Dealer in Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals Y Fancy and Toilet Articles. Y Jewelry, Brushes, Perfumery, Soaps, Combs, Glass, Puttv, !; 7 FRUITS OF ALL KINDS. Patent JVIedieines Oils, Varnishes, Paints, Cutler-, "Wines, Liquors, Cigars, j Confectionery. MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY- FILLED. The EQUITABLE LlF ASSU RANCE SOCIETY Of The United States Outstanding Assurance December 31, 1S97. New Assurance written in 1897 Proposals for Assurance Examined and Declined Income Assets, December 31, 1S97 Reserve on all existing Policies (4 per cent standard) and all other liabilities : . Surplus, 4 per cent standard Paid Policv Holders in 1S97 .$951,165,837.00 24.49'073.o .48,57.29-35 .236,-876,308.04 86,333,133.20 .50. 543.I74-84 2'.'o6,3i4.i4 LARG ESTMost Insurance in Force. STRO N G EST-Largest Surplus. BEST"Pa's Death Claims Prompter. Pars Larger Dmdeids ($1.000,000 more during last five years.) Issnes Better Policies. NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA DEPARTMENT, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. Walter X. Parkhurst, General Manager, A" ALBUQUERQUE, XEW C. 0. ANDERSON, Local Agent, Holbrook, A. T. JULIUS WETZLER "WHOLESALE AND RETAIL General Merchandise NAVAJO BLANKETS 4 Highest Market Price Paid for Hay. CAPITAL. Sam.OOO.OO, MRS. SALLY HODiO.N world-astounding feat, Richard Pear son Hobson is as much like his mother as any man can be. The modesty whlch has characterized his bearing since his release from Santiago is of the same order as that which makes bis mother so popular In the Alabama village. Mrs. Hobson is a member of an eminent North Carolina family. Her father, Richard Pearson, was a United States judge and she has a brother in Congress. Mistress I saw two polluemen sitting In the kitchen with you last night, Bridget. Bridget Well, ma'am, yez wouldn't hov an unmarried lady be sit tln' alone with only wan policeman, would yez? The other wan wuz a cbay eroiu Puck. Bank of Gommeree in Albuquerque, J!.'JI. DEALS IN FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND ISSUES LETTERS OF CREDIT. Solicits Accounts and offers to Depositors Every Facility Consistent with Profitable Banking. . DIRECTORS: M. S OTERO, President, : J. C. BALBRIDGE, Lumber, W. LENORD Capitalist. B. SCHUSTER, Vice-President, A. EISEMANN,Eisemann Bros. Wool. W. S.STRICKLER.Cas'r, A. M. BLACK WELL, Gross, BlackwelliCo., Grocers, H. J. EMERSON, Assistant Cashier, W. A. MAXWELL, Wholesale Druggis. DEPOSITORY for ATCHISON, T0PEKA & SANTA FE RAILWAY WILLIAM ARMBRUSTER, -Practical Blacksmith and Wheelright,4H NORTH SIDE OF RAILROAD AVENUE, IIOLT3ROOIC, - - - ARIZONA. All Out of Town Work Will Recieve Prompt Attention If you have a wheel to fill or a tire to set, bring it to me and get good service for your money. WORK GUARANTEED TO SUIT YOU. g