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It m the person, iot (hp thine That dor the wrnnn, "'id br. Who ii beliind tluit which olieiuls, MukI puy the penalty. The fire t lint tnirim the home is not Cnlll into rciurt to htunii And niitwrr fur the cm me, liut he Wlio wields the tiring brand. The Run thnt tlinotn n man to death (ioeH five for what in done, Put lie must take the pmiii-limrnt Who livid tire deadly gun. The mun behind the corporate crime Mimt of hiuiKiOf make good; The corporation merely ihies What he directs it should. It in the perron, not the thine Who riht from wrong must lenow, And he must puiTer for the wrong When Justice strike the blow. W. J. Lauipton, in New Vork Timci. The Crusade Against the Bow Knot Club. Re-enforced by societies at the left of her and societies at tho right of her, Mrs. Calantha Wenlor's promi nence In Codraliu, a scraggly-edged town of the Middle West, wag undis puted. She acted in the capnclty of president or sorrninry In the Aid, Hu mane, Relief, An . liary, Soldiers' and Bailors' societies, Haymakers' associa tion, Pythian Sisters and Decree of Honor, but like a warrior of old, she sighed for more worlds to conquer. To widen her field she organized the Ladies' League. The object of this order being reform, Mrs. Wettler had somo difficulty in finding oppor tunity for action. Finally she found lior prey in the shape of the l!ow Knot Club. It was composted of n f ew well-mannered young men, whoso chief offense seemed to bo that they liad a tiuhhotiso at Leaf Lake. The president of this club, Wlllard Colo, was a wooer of Mrs. Wegler's young daughter, Uerthn, but tho mother proved adamant In her dis approval of his attentions and would cot Buffer her prejudices to be over come. One summer's dny the Lndies' Aid Society, marshaled by Mrs. Weglor, made an expedition to Leaf Lake for a day's outing. When they reached their destination they were ap proached by the captain of the little steamer, who made a friendly and cheap proposition to take the party about tho lake. Tho members of the society being fair weather sailors nnd earth mid sky seeming reconciled, they decided to make a llttlo junket on the waters. Serenely, complacent ly and blissfully conconsclous of the dangers In their horoscope, the sis tors embarked. The constant chug of mnchliiery kept rhythmic time to their chatter and Interchange of mu tual confidence, while tho hissing of tho escaping steam raised their voices to shrill crescendo. Suddenly the man at the boiler called In low, emotional voice to the man at tho wheel. 'Tteildy!" Roddy quickly turned and In re sponse to the impressive beckoning, l.astened to the coal passer, The two talked In low, troubled tones while tho society, now at "attention," maintained rt breathless silence. Roddy returned to the wheel. The boat gradually slackened her speed and then suddenly and omnlonsly stopped. Tho man tit the boiler looked about him helplessly. "What Is it?" demanded Mrs. We gler. "Well," ho replied disconsolately, "the fire's low and the coal's give out." There Issued a series of piercing shrieks from tho terrified pleasure party. "What are you going to do?" cried Mrs. Wegler. "Weil have to wait till someone boos us and tows us in," he answered discouraging'. Soon Mrs. Wegler spied a Ballbont skimming by in the distance. She waved signals of distress, to which It responded by changing Its courso and coming toward them. As they steered alongside the steamer, she recognized the sailors as Wlllard Cole and his best friend. "What In it. noddy?" asked Wll lard as the boat tamo Into the wind. The two held conference. At its close Wlllard addressed Mrs. Wegler consolingly. "Thero is no immediate danger, and we could, of course, tow you In, but I think it would be safer for you to nil come aboard the sailboat and let us sail you to the shore. The steamer is old, and when a fire gives out-" "Oh, yes, oh, pKase, Mr. Cole, take us in your boat," piped ft plaintive chorus of panic-stricken sisters. Under Cole's directions and Mrs. Wegler's commands, the women were carefully transferred from the steamer in the sailboat. "You have delivered us from dan ger!" declared Mm. Wegler In Irngle tones as alio rolled her eyes Willard ward. lit modestly and deprccttiiisly Cis- avowed much action In the delivery line. "It's a pity," ho declared, "thnt you Bhould all be deprived of your pleasure ride. My friend nnd I had no objective point, and we should be glad to take you around the lake." Tho breozo was light and delicate. Mrs. Weglor, In bohulf ot the society, graciously acceptod. It was the in tention of the two young Bow Knot tors to give the good women a sail and then boast of tho fact to their friends and to Incredulous church members that they had taken the whole Boctety "out." Fate forced thorn to extend still further hospitali ty to tholr foes. Some little feathery clouds scudding by united forces and suddenly produced a light sprinkle, which caused a squall on board. It chanced that they were nearer the tabooed clubhouse than any other landing place, and Mrs. Wegler promptly suggested that they there await a cessation of the shower. Her companions acquiesced. Fate had given them the coveted opportunity of viewing this abhorred place. The I3ow Knot Club, therefore, took unto their hearth and home tholr reform ers. Wlllard at once proceeded to "make hay." Ho drew Mrs. Wegler aside for confidential conversation. "1 want to ask you something, Mrs. Wegler," he said, his big blue eyes meeting hers in guile. "Are you real ly Interested In the wolfare of our club in my welfare, Individually?" "Why, of course," she responded, eagerly and glibly. "'We want you to be led Into the right path, to leave your sinful ways and " "But, Mrs. Wegler, they do not want to be led. Tho time is not ripe yet for them. But It Is for me. I want to be domesticated, and you can do it. You know tho Ideal way to re form a sinner Is to bo as good as you can to lilm. If you will open your door wide to mo and let me feel the Influence of home you might roclnlm me, and make me worthy of Bertha." "I guess you are right, Wlllard. Anyway, you have saved my life and I owe It to you to give you a chance. You may come and see us to-night." Wlllnrd's heart bounded as lightly as did the little sailboat when It bore to the opposite shore Kb charge of pacified, tranrjull sisters. When they lunded, Wlllard left his prospective mother-in-law long enough to hold pnrloy with tho man t.t the wheel of the little steamer, which was again doing business. Ho bestowed upon him a grin and sundry cash. New Orleans Picayune. CIILOItOFOHMKD THE FISH. Photographer Device to Obtain Life like Pictures. To tho many strange uses that chloroform may be put Dr. Francis Ward, of Ipswich, has added yet an other. He chloroforms fish, not for surgical purposes, but in order that he may obtain lifelike photographs of theai In their natural environment. "The greatest difficulty I had to contend with in this fascinating hobby of photographing fish In their natural environment In tanks was the rapid and unexpected movements ot the subjects," Dr. Ward explained. "The Idea occurred to me that I could make the fish more tractuble by means of chloroform. But how to ad minister tho anaesthetic? Eventually I decided upon the process of drawing the water slowly uway from the tank whilo administering the chloroform through another tube. "The experiment was profoundly Interesting. At first the fish became extremely excited, darting madly from one side of the tank to the other. It appeared as though my effort was to be la vain, but before long lassitude overcame them and they rested lazily near the bottom of the tank. Thus 1 was able to make a protracted pho tographic exposure with excellent re sults. "Continuing my experiments, I found that just before anaesthesia Is complete it Is possible to take a pho tograph of fish in an aggressive attU tude. Anaesthetics are particularly; useful In the photomlcroscopy of flail larvae. Once tbey are removed froni the chloroformed water the subjects rapidly recover." London Daily Mull. The Doctor's Dilemma. The question, which seems likely to remain a purely academic one, ol whether it would be justifiable for a physician to hasten the death of a) person apparently doomed to perish in horrible agony without the doctor's! aid has come to the front again. The) case supposed Is generally that of an) engineer pinned under a wrecked train with fire rapidly approaching, and It Is asked: Is the physician justified in administering a lethal dose of morphine hypodomilcally? We see no harm In going a little fur ther into this dilemma. Given the engineer and his parlous position, but suppose the physician to have lost his syringe in the train wreck. Our quei-'ion is: Is the physic-lap justified Ui banging the engineer over tho head with a coupling pin? New "iork Medical Journal. MAN THE PRINCE OF PEACE, SAYS SPECIALIST. Dr. William Hanna Thomson Says This is an Evil World, and In It Only Man is Good. No wonder this so Blckened the gontle spirit of Gautama Buddha that he thought alj conscious life must bo civil, and therefore longed for Nirva na's eternal cjuiet, with no conscious ness there forovermore. The Bud dhist's heaviest punishment, there fore, for deadly sin Is thnt his soul shall survive and enter into a filthy pig or migrate Into a starveling dog. In truth, no candid mind can rest sat isfied with any attempts to minimize the existence of positive evil In this physical world. Still more futile Is It to dispose of the problem by denying Its existence. A different aspect of this grave subject presents itself when we ade quately appreciate the significance of the greatest event In the history ot life on this earth. That event was the coming Into this terrible world of thnt prince of peace, Homo Sapiens. By his wisdom, and not by muscle, be became king over all. Soon he began to remove animals from their native wild state and domesticated them In such numhers that the earth now has moro flocks of sheep and goats, more herds of cattle, more horses and cam els and well tared for fowls than ever It. had before. All acknowledge his dominion as one of right, and so It la, because those who submit to him are much better oft than they were In a state of nature. As to those creatures who will not submit, but will stay wild, their plain destiny Is to survive hore only In menageries. This Ik Illustrated oven In the free flying birds. It is only about the house of the farmer, In his orchards and meadows, that little birds build their nests and sing joyously, because they know that their cruel enemies dare not come where man makeB bis abode. No bird which secludes itself In a dense forest has a decent note compared with the merry song spar row, the bluebird, the lark and the warbling bobolink. From "The Na ture of Physical Life," In Everybody's. WISE WORDS. It Is a microbe that causes the suf fragettes, and that microbe Is man. It is as hard to make a freakUh person understand a normal position as It is to make a colt eat codfish. Will power Is strong In some peo p'e, nnd won't power is just as re markable in others. To a woman in love little things seem big, and to a man in love big things seem little. It Is truly remarkable how pretty most any woman is when she isn't ugly. A good guess is a sure winner if there Is none better and guessing goes. The only way we can get back at other people la by talking about them. That's why we do it. When we meet a long time friend we sometimes feel liko oqmmiserating him for bis lost youth and would do so only he nnnoys us by being sur prised at the marks ot time we are carrying. If we could arrange to have rich relatlons-ln-law call about the time that the bill collector gets to our door perhaps the word play but up by that individual might move them to his satisfaction and our gain. From "Pert Paragraphs," In the Trenton 'iterican. A Cent of 1787. S. W. Rowell, of Brunswick, owns a copper cent of tlite ot 1787. Upon one side at the top Is embossed a sun burst, at the left ot which around the edge Is stamped the Latin word Lucio, "I Shine." On the right of the sunburst along tbe edge la the date of coinage, 1787, and at the bot tom the words, "Mind Your Busi ness." In the centre, much blurred by erosion, a colled serpent. On the reverse side, encircling the edge of the cent, is an embossed chain of thirteen links, one for each State,, while the centre contains the words "We Are One," around tMs lAesrlp tton and forming a small circular frame the letters reading "United States." Kennebec Journal. Wluxt He Had Accomplished. "What," asked tbe thick-necked magnate, "have you ever accom plished that you should have the pre emption to ask: permission to marry Into my family?" "Do you remember when an effort was made a few weeks ago to Indict you for making fraudulent use of revenue stamps? I got possession of the letter on which the prosecuting attorney expected to base bis charges. It is still in my possession." "I have decided to conr.Ider the matter you spoke of a moment ago. If you and my daughter love each other there Is no reason why your happiness Bhould be Intorfored with." Chicago Record-Herald. PRACTICAL ADVICE ABOUT DIVERSIFIED FARMING ,M, Quality in Chickens. The day of the scrubby hen Is gone forever. There hardly reems any necessity for an argument on this point, for any one who hits ever un derstood the true value of standard bred poultry wlllnover be satisfied with any other kind. If nothing else were Involved than the mere appear ance, any one can appreciate tho dif ference between vigorous, lnrge Blzed, uniformly beautiful, standard bred fowls and a flock of scrubby, scrawny, ngly hens which look as If they w-rr- not worth scratching for, and arc .goor as they look. A flock ot puro-trsd poultry Is an ornament to any lawn or farm yard, but this is not the main difforeiico between them and their run-down cousins. Standard-bred poultry will prod tiro more eggs than can be obtained from the common barn-yard stock, nnd the eggs will be more valuable fpr the simple reason that during hutching time you will have no trouble In dis posing of them for at least double the market price. When we consider, It costs Just as much in food, time, labor, buildings, etc.. to hatch out and raise to ma turity scrubby chickens that, when grown, will weigh but three and n half pounds per hen and five pounds per cock, as It does to hatch nnd raise to maturity pure-bred poultry that will weigh seven pounds per hen and ten pounds per cock. A well bred fowl requires no more food than a barnyard fowl. It requires no more time nnd no more labor, "out the result Is twice as great. Is it not foolish, then, to wasto your buildings, your time, your labor and your money on run-down Btock, when both pleasure and profit Ho in the pure-bred stock? It Is the start that counts very largely In any successful undertak ing. Certainly this Is true in poultry raising. Therefore start right. It Is better to begin on right lines than to repair mistakes later. It Is easy to start wrons In the pure-bred poultry business. It Is just ns easy to make a fair beginning. You do not have to have large grounds nor expensive build ings. To begin on a large scale will, In most cases, cost a good deal of money. And sometimes this money is thrown away. Usually It Is better to begin at the beginning. Here is a business that is open to almost every one. There Is no danger that poul try raising will ever be monopolized by a trust. Usually the best, place to begin with poultry is right where you are living, right now. There is a gold mine In that little plot behind the house. There Is money In poultry in every part of this country, though of course some parts are better adapted to poultry culture than others. How to Start With ronltrr. The lighter breeds are better when eggs are the only object, nnd they will be particularly good for this purpose on the farm, since they are great foragers. The more sprightly breeds have been bred for eg? pro duction. Just as the heavy " breed: have been bred for meat nrndnctlnn and the medium-weight breeds have been bred for general nurnose fowls Tbe big egg farms of the country in a very large number of cases use WMte Single-Comb Leghorns, but thriving egg farms In some cases use any one of a number of other hreeds The Buff and the Brown Leghorn breeders claim their birds are aB good for eggs; but the practice of the large egg farm is worth nothing. A well-bred egg strain of any famllv or breed of chickens may do much better than the average of the breed so that one should start with a strain noted for egg production if possible and keep on breeding up for a still better egg strain, no matter what breed he may select. If cheapness Is the onlv nuestlnn to be considered, buy eggs rather than breeders. But the breeder ran be used one year earlier than the chickens hatched from bought eggs. It sometimes happens that eggs can be sold from breeders the first year, so that they will give an Ineomn thA first year, which could not be got rrom buying eggs. The Leghorns are in the non-Bitt!ng class; and other hens or an Incubator would be required for hatching, though oc casionally a Leghorn hen Bits. About the only good a male will do in a flock is to fertilize the eggs xor natcntng. However if thr is danger of males in neighboring flock attracting nens away from home, it might be well to keep a male in the home flock. Eggs that have not been fertilized Btay in good ennrltttnn longer. The life germ in a fertilized egg tries to turn into a fnllv rinvnl. oped bird. An Infertile egg may stay in an incubator all through the time that eggs with Btrong germs are de veloping Into lusty birds, and be eood for "cooking" eggs, the kind bakers use for many of their dalntlei They are not as good as the fastid- ions larm wire wouiu want to use' but they are stilt eo fresh that it will be seen an cigg stays In gool condition much losr when It hae not been fertilized. It Is generally claimed that mnles running with th flock annoy the hens so that the like, llhood of a big egg yield is reduced. muuMi leuuuiB uuitt on iniB point are scarce. There are certain di. ' eases spread through the flock ij mates, wnicn are spread cut little In any other way; and while these die. eases are not usually of a ferloui nature, they are at least undesirable and to a large extent the absence of the male means tho absence of the disease. Progressive Farmer. Money in Feeding Young Steers, I am now feeding thirty-one head of two-year-old steers which were rejected In my fall Bales on account of the quality not being up to the standard required for four-cent rat. tie, the price realized for what I fold. These cattle, until tho first of Feb ruary, were Blmply fed ensilage and shredded fodder in bucIi ipiantitiei as to hold their fall weight, without any additional gain, nnd on February 1st I ndded grain rations composed of one-fourth corn nnd cob meal, one-fourth shorts, one-fourth bran and one-fourth cottonseed meal. In forty days from the time 1 commenced feeding grain I weighed up the cattlo nnd they welshed 33, l:)fl pounds, so by deductms their weight of February 1st, 29.530 pounds, we have a gain of 36G0 pounds an average of nearly three pounds to tho head per day. The ensilage is composed of equal parts of corn and sorghum well ma tured. It is my purpose to continue feeding ensilage, hay and grain for a while nnd then turn them on blue grass, continuing tho grain feed and Increasing nccording to the increased weight of tho cattle. I did not weigh up the grain left on March 12, but expect to do so and report the total result at the end of the feeding period. In addition to the foregoing bunch of cattle, I am also feeding 200 bead of what we call the long yearlings. I fed this lot on shredded fodder, hay, oats nnd wheat straw without any grain until March 1, since which time I have been giving them a small feed of grain. They reem to be t-trong and la a thriving condition, but have lost some weight. Jly ex perience is that young cattlo fed in this way seem to do better In tbe spring when turned on grass than when fed so much grain. I graze all my cattle on a main tain farm In Mitchell County, N. C, which will eventually become a fine bluegrass section. Wherever 1 have been able to deaden tho timber and let tho sunshine in, It goes Into blue grass and white clover. I also graze "00 ewes on this mountain land, and for the last few years the sheep have paid much better than cattle. A. D. Reynold. Reef For Fence Wire. To construct a handy reel for fcice wire, procure a hard wood stick five feet long and about three irehes thick. Make a spool In the centra of It from two crosses with holes bored In them as seen In Fig. 1. In sert them on tho stick, nail firmly and brace with four sticks crosswise. Take off the cultivator wheels and fit them on the ends of the stick, leav ing one end protrude through tho hub about six inches, which Is for the crank. Then affix a five-foot pole oa each side of the spool by means of a hoop iron band to tho main stick. Make a groove for each band to pre vent it slipping sidewlse, and place them far enough from the spool to permit It to turn freely. Brace the poles In the manner shown In Fig. 2. To operate this, one man steers It along the wire while another turns the crank. Frank Laclna, Canby, Minn. Why Chickens Need Much Water. More than sixty-five per cent, of every egg is water. Water also makes up fifty-five per cent, of the hen' body. Unless a hen has water she cannot digest her food. True, all foods contain some water. Veget ables contain a great )deal, but all these sources will not, be sufficient to more than Bupply theibodily wants. Much water is used In digesting the food and much passes Alt in breath ing. Many a hen that.) is otherwise well fed falls to lay becauso she i compelled to go Without water. When laying freely K (lock of fifty hens will -drink froni four to el"ht quarts of water each hay.