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The Madison daily leader. [volume] (Madison, S.D.) 1890-current, August 06, 1890, Image 4

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Not far not of Cherry Creek a narrow,
s^ooy rt»ad-way turn* out of the main
course. and leads over a wooded hill t
another maiu court* three mile* farther
ID daylight it vu aoae too pleasant
am) now. when a gloomy autumn twi
light wan coming on, it vat indeed oold
and forbidding
The night was neither stofmv or dark,
for a pale motm hung near tbe zenith
bat the old rotteu mil! by
poud stood out against the horizon in an
awful sort of relief and vonder on the
skv rode dark. piU«l up cloud* a* if tbe
great worlds t»evoud had gone Out to a
puff of dull, heaw smoke.
The angular railed fence wormed its
serpent-like wsy far into the gathering
ahsdw» and the strip of yellow grass
between the wheel-rot* faded into its
bmndane* almost within reach. Thick
mod laj ID either aide ainl dnau»ed a
clay colored jam iato Km track of the
last wagon.
It *i on audi a night that a figure
turned into this uninviting path from the i
regular highway, and stumbled along
toward the old mill. F.ven in the gloom
it was not hard to read his vocation from
his ap|earance llu tatterml eoat-tails
awnng alowlv to the rhythm of his gait
and hi* remnant of a hat was drawn
cloae over in* lowenng fae«».
Tt wa* ii far to the old mill, and
when he reached it the vagrant paused,
lifting a ataady look to ila enmbiiog
He gavr gmnt of relief an if his i
joum»-\ wax done, but still he gaxed at,
the null before him.
"Humph," he mutterml aa if lost in I
tlioughta of a paat. What a firm
Iarken Hon A Co. was. Many and
many the time the wee small hour* have
found na foor- the firm and I -hulden
a war in the little back office. What
Umr.t and what reaulta! I wonder if
1 oould find tlie tdace in thi* dark-
He moveti on toward the moss-grown
door and passed into the room. He
shuddered an he entered and a feeling
of some terrible dread crept into his
Many times had he slept sweetly on
the dirty floor of some old hut, but
to-night he oottld hardly bring himself
to croes the distance between the front
and the Little office in the rear. It
might have been the fear of falling
through the floor or. j»erhap«», the
memory of the ]«ast wickedness.
The board* creaked dismally W-nnath
his shutting tread and a bat sprang out
into the night with a wierd gesture.
"Curse it,," whispered the wayfarer,
"what fate ever led me back to this in
fernal place? \la* it not sufficient that
here I lost wealth, family, honor, and
prospeets? W ho knows, I may have
l»eeu turned back to give up the last I
have— my life."
Aaif oun»«led witb Ihk ha
open the little drx»r Iwfore him at.d
stepped srrto the mildewed room. How
plainly he saw it all not by his even,
for here the darkness was intense but
in the one clearly outlined oorner of his
The four walls roee aa of old out of a
rough plank floor, and over in the oor
nei lay the fallen de»k. Down under
bi» feet he heart* the faint whimper of
tnckiing mites, and ho alms»t
the wheel was going round.
Wa* it the wheel that madetbat nail
ing he heard? He bent to listen Ho
nor was it the Imts. It was some
thing moving stealthily toward hiui
from the wall i|xi«ite
He saw nothing in the blackness, but
from some blind intuition he drew hack
into the great room of the mill
There was no rush no words, but be
knew a vengeance was liefore him,
atowly following him, led by eyes that
ware accustomed to the obscuritv
"Hold on, damn you," he broke out.
"What do vou want to kill me for?"
o are you V came mt of the
darkness after a pause, "and whal am
you sneaking in or. me for?"
"K*v, do you own this hotelf
"Not exactly, bnt I belong to a so
ciety that has leased it for a olab
"Ab! the Brotherhood of Decayed
Gentry, or KnighU of the ItoadL «h?.
I belong to the same mystie order."
"Again, who are vou?"
*'ho am 1? Well, I'm nobody Vtw,
but if it was daylight I could show you
who I once was."
•Blow nor
«s uld sbt»w yoa, down yonder in
tbe vilisge, th«se pointing eitnreh
ire*. One i* lal! with a weather vane
top, the next one supports a tarnished
area ctoss and iku side is* a smaller
with only a s&ingied cone for a
sf •, "Unce I skmtl beneath that finger.
|liwt upon tanas I lifted my fiiiger
.^fautil 4 was }«arallel with tlta ateepW
u^es, i was a wan of (lodLf
-WV« +i y,
strangely It all ended," he went i me I now pronounce you man and wife.
*Iesrk«B died respected wan be
eause he had the bratu to conceal from
the world his follies. Young Paul the
"Hon" ran away to escape death at tue
hands of the other partner. Mr Jeiikiu*.
That last wax a miserable affair. P* •r
Polly Jeiikms! I wonder where she
went after her brother was killed
k&u-m -u.'. igr,
h«r n«f I
A* y on remember
"You t»ok mc to Hie v»
bick your past 1 keep you here. Long
Mm the»e crumbling v. shook in the
ranib'e niach)f»«!»: now the*
qniver aad iioaka in the faint-eAl breeze.
2B those (Urs the walta i the buie
room yonder frowned the hoarse «ou«s
of four drunken gatubler*. You and I
were there. There we bowl«*! on orer
the road that ha* »n»eho* roughf on
back to the old mill yet never turnad.
PBt your hand in mine, old pardnar,
tfee knife in back in my bosom."
Wait," oonfinuad the unaeeB, de
taimng him whose hand he elaai ^d,
*jti»t a moment I*fore we inure. i*ou
«t vet a mioiiter?"
Mn Dame.
Then a silence fall nm torn* t«« of
the brotherhood which Um y(H)D|^er
broke reluctantly.
"Of oour»e yon remAiber the w!io!f.
•torv and how Jelikins and I came u,
war. You ramembar uretty Polly and
how I W raved her. If von were ue.
George, wouldn't yon make it a* nea
right iu tiod s ey»»a as yuu, oould 1
tkM world naver knew
*Ye«, ao near as I ooultL,*
•Thank TOU ,(leorge. ABt! how prom
ise tue one thing, old fellow swear it on
the memory of the past, on yom liu*
your lant ho}e."
swear I don't oare what," was the
reaponiMi, "your father and I rained yon
lioyn and it is but right run should lal
your turn. What i« it
"At daybreak to day," murmured the
younger, "I came into town from th«
l»arke i 4 i »«»Uth. Here, near the old mill. I ine
a woman- friendless atid honutleiw hue I
myself. I spoke and she anawereil
The voice was like the whip»
of an angel from the far-off shore. Tl
eyaa turned toward me with the oi.f
look -the arms stretched out with the
old gesture
"Vw. I'an I, never mind the rest" 1
"Khe wan what 1 male her, (teorge,
Mid she KAved my life by a timei
warning. Her child her' child and
mine ha* gone IK»W and she has c«»t»»e I
back from her sin to die wheie her 1
•tied, to end it all in the crystal |t»r,d
U{»on whom* willow grown bank* the IM
giuning eante. I'oor 1'uily. ha' I
lieorge, lan't it stranga that I ahouid i
come too—-you and If"
"What can I tlu, 1'anl?" aaked
alder, his U-ogua unwieldly with emo
"Make uh what we should have leen
long ago." quickly replie^l the other
"cursed dolt that I was not to havt
done it then, ivdly, mv augel wiif.
eome and let us be such before id a.
we have been before our*elve.H."
ileorge csmid not »ee who came out cf
tha office at the call, but when he pBt
out hi* hand it met two clapped in a
cb'se embrace. One was rough and
acalv aid one wit soft a» amali.
Back to the fallen pastor came th
worda of the "ceremony «o long hince
last repeated. "lo von Polly .N-likins i ,7 ,'
take this man Paul darken u U- thv 5
"IV. you Paul l»arkeD
"Then by the power vested in
What (tod has joined
"Hold oil, George," whispered the
man before him. Then be turned t«
her who stood beside him. "Polly, Polly,
my darling little sweetheart, after all
fhe»e years of sorrow. sin4 ami never
dying love yon are my wife."
"And you are my husbamL"
They were in each other s arms now
aad (ieorge heard a happy kiss.
•Row Polly shall we keep our word?"
"Yes, Paui, my loved one. Baby i*
waiting for ns. Let us go quickly."
"Now George, your oath."
"Oh Paul," cnwil the other, "release
me he broke off in a shudder,
tor he guessed to what he hat! sworn.
"1 on are bound" came the voice of
the bridegroom intensely. "Keep vour
Across the hand of the executione
was laid a hilt and George knew th*
blade was beyond.
"Yes," he answered slowly," Mid but
one thing will prevent me lf*af what 1
was fool enough to promise."
"And that is what'"
He turned the point of the knife upon
his own breast and in the darkness
Paui could not prevent.
Jttnl someone elae nTsd him fnisi ftbt
Iown from the hill oame a blast of
fierce, cold wind, shrieking and scream
ing in among the broken wheels and
There was a tremblmg, a ereaking. a
crash and the secret waa swallowed
up in failing timbers.
When Bcjuire Hall tore out the debris
fancied fa* the following spring, his workmen
carne upon the skelebms of three peo
pie a woman and two men.
The good people of Cherry Creek
wondered and guessed and gossiped for
a season and then the nusit inipr ia
bie of the theories parsed into the Inr
ditiouary history of the village.
Wi»Ud Arr»*t at. faaS.
Tbere is a Greek benevolent soeiaty
fn Constantinople which recently ba4
oc«*a»iion to publish a jtamphlet on it4.
work, and on th titie page there ws4
put a quotation from Ht. 1'SUI'H £j»i.%tJe
to the (taliitians, aays the Han Francisco
Anjunnut Very soon after it ap}jcarc}
a police officer came to the printing
office and demanded erf tha editor that
he cbnM give liitn information a* to
who this Paul was who had been writ
ing letters to the |»eoule of Uaiata (one
of the suburbs of Constantinople. as
he had orders fc get a copy of the»©
letters and bring the aforesaid Paul to
headquarters. The editor explained
that Paui oouid not be brought to head
quarters he wa« dead.
But the functionary retorted that his
orders were to l»nng Paul, and if he
could not bring Paul to bring the editor.
It sax of uu use to protest that Paul
had been hi Heaven for eighteen hun
dred year*, ami the editor was taken
to headquarters and jput in prisma for
several dav«. until finally the Greek
interfered snd presented the
iurean Censorship with s oopy of
the letter of I'sul, which he showed Wan
addressed, not to the jieople of Gaiata,
but U. a province of the ancient Roman
I.m j»ira. This haviag )»eeti at last made
elear, the editor was released.
IafcrnaOw §m
KUMBkMIM, ['•UllMWr,
faUaD ah ak,ng ,,ie
Wtth many farmers oats are rahM4
»ost «»tlre!y for feed and It Is dealrablfe,
to use them in a wav HO as to derive the1
largest amount of benefit Cm at the
right stage the straw rouins
nutriin. ut. The ditWcultv in fettl
ing untitre^hed oat«» i» that they will
the heads and watt.- th»- «traw. Tfets
nay b» tl\ tat«-I to some «xtent by cut
ting, curing and mowing away the mtm
a* Yet even tin n there 1# & oobtid^ a* hr^-dinf atock. A hen la
W"able wsate that f» desirable avoW" iietween the time she is si*
Far IUH reason it wfll tie beat t- uxe
fitting bo*, running the oat* through it
before feeding. In this way alt will ba
Uten up clean, and the saving in waste
#111 nay far the cost of cutting, while
•be value of the f«ed is increased iiecause
a batter opportunity is atorded of maic
lag oeuibinations.
It l» uao«MMiry, If the beat quality at
feed is saotired, to cut at the proper
i stags. If cut too green there i* a loss In
the grain, while If delayed until the seed
ha* matured the straw will ioee much at
lt» value, turning to wood. Cutting just
after the ha» fully formed %nd be
lpr»" tin- grains have hardened h» the beat
stage, and the nearer they oau be cut
to this* Ntage th« better the quality tor
I feed.
like cloyer, should If poMslbte ba
i Ottt and cured without getting wet.
Tnay m-ad to be thoroughly cured before
th^y are stored away. they *111 mold
i if put in the barn or xtaek damp. With
i the mower, rake, hay fork and carrier
tKey can he put awav at a
cost, or
stacked In the field the mower, *ra*her«r
snd stacker can be used. Th»-y must
lay and cure longer than hay, Had thus
the |Minctpal obj««ction to this plan fe»
that a «hower will seriously daai»^e, If
cut sui bound thev must ba areftttty
shocked u| and cap|M«d. and h»t stand
three or four day# so as to cur*- it wall
before hauling !n. Then if run through
a cutting box and fed In tight manggrt
they make a very cheap feed, and arvf of
a good qualit)
It is i*»st to prepare ahead, get the osA
tars and arrange a time in which to dtavt.
Where a considerable number of stock
Is to be fed the power cotters will be
found the most economical but fop a
small numl»er a heav hand cuiter e«t
be used, and can be made profitable
mpre profit oan le secured from oats ID
this way than to thre»h and fead ths
grain and let the stock eat what ttMjr
will of the straw.—f'tntri* Fiirnwr,
Agrinlhiisl NOIM,
A *OTKl Western cattle
that -breeders ha\e paa»ed the
when thev aim to grow steers fir^t and
then fatten them." They feed U grow
TALK ovsr the farm management
the beys, and get their opinions. As
rale, parents do a »rreat deal of thinklag
Mod planning for the boy* that It would
be much I tetter to let the
si do themselves.
Responsibility should be placed upon
them, just in proportion a» they art abie
to bear it.
TH* advantage of working around
seme kinds of plants w1itl*» they are wet
with de%, which Is thus shaken off and
covered by soil, is very msrked. Thers
Is no time, says an exchange, so good for
beeittg cabbages as before breakfast,
while the dew is on them. We knew
good fsrmers who, during hot day« n
Summer, get the cultivator at work ver
early In the morning, aud then rest bo'
men and horses during the midday hear
The advantage of this is not merely the
oooler weathar far working, but thd fs
that dew condensiiiK frtm the atmospher
ic tho .-ool nights ontains a much lsrg*
porporvion of arnnionia than ordinal)
rainwater. In contact with soil this t*
»^sorb'.d and is thus saved from wast id?
WtjeJi thr drop of dew evaporates. But
beajis can not bo cultivated with advan-
whf'n wet, as it Injures the leaves.
are im lined to place p«»tatoes iu
same category.
TH* reason why butter which has been
well -"burned loses color by much workii
Is because the force spplied breaks tie
'globules snd exposes th. hard, whit.
stearine aud margarine iu their center
and hides, in part, tbe coloring which i
OD thfir outer parts wben tiiej are whol
and this dispiaceuont of their const
tuent* also change* the flavor, says L. 1
Arnold if we put into our mouths bu
ter comf»osed of globules In their naturu
aod unbroken stats, with their flavor i,
WOII tj» their color In their exterior part
thst flavpr makes the first and deepest
apd, la fact, ths only lmpredion UJSM
tha organs ef Imp and getting, as w.
do, all ?ne ge«Hi flavor there is in then
we pratse Uu butter for its excelift
relish but if, by much working, tfc
globule* are broken up. and the flavi
DUx'd witn snd hid ttenestb the stearin
and margarine which generally const
tute aitoul two thirds of butter, instea
of the flavoring oils these constituent
of ta^u.'^ come in contact with the organ
of left* aid give us more the flavor
talMf i a
an of butter, acid wi**4 migt.
hate bfen fimt 'las» butter is Sttapecte
af betag oleomsrgsrioa
rmm MTO at wl*wmL
Vmmtort far slKt,
Comfort for aattle means more tha
bay and feed. It means a good stall,
warm, dry bad, light plant of fresh ah
and a certain amount of freedom in th
•tail, something different from the rlgli
Stanchion Thus write* John Gould I
«ie Philadelphia WenMy Pr**t Tw
years ago, whou he built his new cov
barn, he made a study of all these mat
ters, and after twn winters espertenc
he would not change a feature of th
plan. The basement plan was discarded 1
and the barn is all of wood, sav« a iov.
•tone foundation wail, that rteee one for
above ths ground. The walls are buil
Rouble, with a sli-inch air spars
Matched btards were used on the insie»
aa well as the outside, and tarretj
Was put upon the studding liesidea,
Call OKI foot stock.
There Is no better time than the pm
fBt for culling out the flocks and srtlfnk
llioste animals that it is not desirable to
retain another winter, or beginning 1
Bt them for a fall market,. The she*!
have raisod their lambs and have bee!
•beared, and those which didv not shos
brofitabb- results in cither respect, un
less the fi|llurt' r»*stilted from some catisr
which can be avoid.d another
should be ivmdentiied to th
along with thowt- that art
whi« httve mtuw aiiineiito
ttii in liable to be unprofitable aaother
8o too with cow*. Til!* should be one
of th« most protltahh month* la the
dairy, but now, while the winter's per
format!rc »h fresh In the memory, Is the
time t») selfct the Inferior animals and
i-otnnwrice toUt them for beef. A few
quarts of grain extra each day will in
cr a»H« the quantity and iniprose the
qiiality of the milk during the summer,
and lay th" foundation for putting on a
food BMiount of ftrsh and fat by a few
of extra fetdiuK next fal! or in the
early winter, when the milk product has
shrunk win-re It does nut pay for the
All animal* wbh do not show a good
profit after paying for good keeping and
good *r« -tiowid mak room for their
tn-tter*. Continue the same proee** iu
the poultry yard. Do not kiHp fowl over
twu yearn old, unless e*|»*cia!h valuable
layn mor»- egg«
months oid
and the time *h* is two year* oid than
she ever will again in the mime length of
time, and the young stock should be
growing now, w that they will won re
yuire all th- room. When a hen begin*
to be hroodv she is fat and heavy, and if
'she i« not tube kept another winter that
is a good time to sell her. There an not
many who can make monev
:hicken» to be hatched
«er or fall.
out in lbs susft-
la rwUBy.
The man who sell* egg* when prices
tire high. *avs the Hotuf*tt*ul, and *et»
I when prices it re low. is generally
the man wito makes the money. The
man that raise* pure bred stock, raise*
broilers and roasu*rs from the culls, and
i M'll* eggs for hatching. the man that
iia» th«* profit. It is impossible to make
much money from one branch alone,
MroUers, eggs and pure-bred« are gxx1
djuncts to each other, but should never
run in a single branch alone. The
san that personally oversees, or does
he work, is tin man who makes sooney
lired wen are apt to be i aim has, mm* us
nd expense.
PMltty Ilea.
M. H. 1^, of Oneida, Kan., »»ks lor an
ffective method of getting rid of chicken
Eternal vigilance Is tbe price of free
om from this pest of the poultry yard.
\n ounce of prevention is better than all
the cures ever invented. And the first
ssentisl in the wsy of prevention Is
icanliness. Then give the fowls half a
tiauce and they will keep off the vermin.
hev must b«- llterslly supplied with
a ked lime, dry ashes, and dust. In
hich they can wallow and take their
ust-baths. But when the pests have
t.tained s stronghold upon the poultry
l'remises there are various methods
reeosamended for their extermination
The writer once upon a time bought a
place, snd with It s fine stock of light
Krahnia chickens. Tbe discovery wa«
xn made that the hen-house was
». arming with vermin, snd tbe pests
ware ch ared out in short order. The
bewas thoroughly cleaned, the inside*
was whitewashed, and the roosts were
ii'jersilv satursted with keronem oil.
Then the ftround floor was severed with
I can, dry sand aud gravel, sprinkled
with lime Hhsllow boxes were pro
vided. filled with dry ashes and road
dust. Then each fow! was taken and
treated to an application of kerosene oil,
rubbed On tbe parts most infested with
tbe is sects.' Thai did (he business, aad
there a* no rejwtition of the plague.
Another method said to be effective is
to-close the house tightly (the hens out
fMe, of course) and burn therein a pound
or so of the flour of snlpbur pla ed in
an iron vswiei. Tbr* fumes will pene
trate every crevlee aad destroy all insect
But n»e free use of kerosene applied
to the roosts and plentiful whluwaahlng
will destroy the vermin most safely and
eoonenncaliv A little crude carbolic
acid mixed with the whitewash will snake
ttjmor*: .'ffective.
When young chicks are found to be
trout.ied, apply a little common
to the little fallows, and
be tukuttf.
on gre
th« Bm Ufa
gfrrtngmanagement of bum
The time of transference from oid b#*
blves to movable frames is when y»»
fruit trees are in bloom. In doing this
work, however, the brood-neat should
not be expose.) too long, as it is liable to
get a chill which would ruin everything
I{ hene is acarce robbers will be flying
around, ready to enter the hive. The
aketh miller especially will be prepared
to begin Its destructive work.
The are of bees during the spring also
depends on the object for which they are
kept. If the are kept for increase
atone, they should be fed every night
until honey is abundant in the wood*
and field*. As fast as the combs become
filled with the queen, insert new ones
which the queen will begin to fill with
eggs. If the comb* are full of honey so
much the 1 tetter When the drones com
mence to hatch, the colonies should fee dl
vtdwd, taking the queen to the imw stand.
A MW queen will soon be reared by tfee
old oolooy. In this way the stocks oan
be about doubled in one season.
Of course, If honey is the mak object
keeping the bees, top bo*e# should be
added as soon as the bees begin to bang
ot The full boxes should tw removed,
at i empt) oues put iu their pkaee
Wban the boxes are full of hon
hees will hangout and frequently btglld
and leave
•-T OR /VINJK Varuyn
hive in a hod',
fcK' j*. •*«».
It se««m.H certainl true of our land
"that of the making of coffee-pots there is
Bo end." Probably there is no eonntry,
England possibly claiming the honor of
an exception, where such unmistakably
bad coffee is tbe rule. Yet there, is no
country where yearly so many pstents
are granted for coffee-pots. AH the
coffee-pot* patented In the last de
cade depend for their success, with
few exceptions, on tbe recognition
of the fact that then- is but one
part of the apiarist's work. As
soon a- the red buds of the soft maple
have put forth their heads, natural pol
len for the becs will be plentiful. This
usually oa-ur* lu Mav. and during this
month large quantities of brood are
raised. The soft maple is almost uni
versally distributed but ID localities
where it cannot 1* found, nor the wil
lows ••Ither. it Is well to place in sotoe
sheltered place, where the wind cannot
come, some UUIMWUHI rye-flour, mixed
with saw-dust or cut straw. Warm feed
should be placed near th* hive every
night if there are not enough honey-pro
ducing plants in the neighborhood, or If
the weather continue* cold, wet, and
damp. The object is to get the stock to
Increase rapidly, and the more good food
that the bee«get the faster will the stock
Increase If rafby and cold weather set*
la, and bone) is scarce, the bee* will be
gin to destroy their work by throwing
out ths hatching brood. The greatest
care i# thus reiuirt*d to see that they are
well ivplled with appropriate feed,
wbethe the weather be fair or un
3f** KlfOI
Haw PWATOKS Theee aboaU ba
thrown fnte very hot water, with a little
salt, and boiled quickly—from fifteen to
twenty minutes.
ROAN IIISD QT .vnreit or LAMJD.—
Have ready a clear, brisk fire, put down
the Joint at a little distance to keep the
fat from scorching and keep tt well
hasted all the time It Is cK)king. Allow
on® hear and a half for a ssoail Quarter,
two hours tor a large mm. Serve with
mint sauce.
MIWT aauec.—Wash tins mtnt. which
ahouid be young and quite fresh, strip
the leaves from the stalks, chop th*
former very finely there should be four
tablespoonfuis when chopped. Pnt into
a dish, and add two dessertspoonfuls of
white sugar and quarter of a pint of
vinegar. This aau- e is better for being
made two or three hoars before wanted
for table.
BOILSD Asrajtauua,—Bcrape the white
part of the s%s»a, beginning from tbe
heads, and throw Into cold water, then
tie in bundles of about twenty each,
keeping the heads all one way, and cut
the stalks evenly: keep boiling quickly
until tender, with th# sauce-pan uncov
ered. When done, dish it on toast, ieav
ing the white ends outside and the points
in the middle Serve with m» Ited butter.
quarter of a pound of sweet slmonda,
snd four bitter ones, aad pound them to
a smooth paste, with a little roee water.
Mix with these three ounces of butter,
which should be melted heat up four
eggs, grate the rind, and strain tha
Juice of half a lemon add these, with a
pint of cream, one glas* of shsrry win*,
and two tabiespoonfuls of sugar, te tbe
other Ingredients, and stir them well to
gether Wben well mixed put to am
dish, lined with puff paste, Mtdbaka half
an hour.
l.iBKssaxi Ctct'MitEBS.-- Pare the cu
cumber# cut Into the thinnest poeaibte
slices, aad lay in Ice water slighted salted,
for two hours drain, put Into a disk
which has fcee.'i iVibbed with onion, and
serve with a simple French dressing.
Take oil, pepper, snd salt and add to
this vinegar Have a large proportion
of oil. and by adding the vlaegai too
much can not be used for, from the
specific gravity of the vinegar compared
with oil. what is more than useful will
fal! to the bottom of ths bowl The aalt i
should not be dissolved In the vinegar,
but In the «f! bv which means it is more
equally distributed throughout the
whole. The Spanish proverb »aya: "A
spendthrift for oil, niggard for vtaa
gar. a wiee man for »ait and a madman
to HIIV the whole together
Bo tot want to kaow where tha fliaa
oocie from, do you, Lucnllus? Well,
the cyclone mak«M the house fly, tha
blacksmith makes tbe Are-fly, tbe oar
pester makes the saw fly. the driver
makes the b«rse rt*. tbe grocer makee
nand fly the boarder mskas the better
fly ana if that is not enough lot you
y6u wti! U.»t to pursue your future
"if ft j't
.^Jtsk 44V-
make perfect coffee- -that is by percola
tion a method which has been u*od in
French kit. bens since coffee was in
troduced, There hi not the slightest
complex met hsnism needed for dripping
'ffee. Any tin cup holding s pint, with
a perforated bottom, which can be set
down In a porcelain or faience coffee pot
is all that la needed. The coffee, pow
dered flue, shotdd be laid in a hag or
square of cheese cloth, fitted into tbe
cup. Fresh boiling water is now poured
slowly on and allowed te drip through
Tin or any other metal l« unfit for a
coffee pot. Kven the beautiful silver
cafetiere, decorated in niello work, is a
delusion and snare. Porcelain or pottery
is the only material that can be kept
clean, as the add of coffee readflv unite*
with any metal and forms coating on
it» sides thst is unwholesome arid tin
clean A pretty blue and white Owarl
coffee-jMit, which differs in shape from a
tea-pot in beinit tall and slender, will not
cost half what is charged for patent tin
ones. The cup with a perforate! is it torn
is sold at 10 cents In the heaviest qual
ity of tin. so It is a smallltem. Very
pretty coffee-pots are made of Carlsiied
ware, decors
ted with shields and *uil
Inches In color on a creamy ground.
The Berlin and Dresden factories make
the most beautiful coffee-pot* from
model* of a hundred years ago ttie*#' are
import«*d Jnto this country as chocolate
porcelain dealers
tiie absurdity of offering such dainty
coffee-pots to a nation that bolls its
coffee. The •double section in French
"biggin" may alao be found in brown
stoneware and in blue and white ware in
house furnish!ug stores in tho elu
M. T. Tramm*
Most students and women who are
troubled with insomauta are dysp««ttc,
and they should therefore eat liefore go
ing to bed, having put aside work en
tirely at least an hour before. If they
are not hungry thev should simply be
instructed to eat, and if they are hungry
thev should eat whatever they want. A
glass of milk and a biscuit is sometime#
all that can tie taken at first, or mashed
potato biTttered. If possible, the night
meal should lie taken in another room
than the sleeping apartment, and for
men in the city it will be found advan
tageous to go out to a restaurant. Be
fore eating, however, a bath should be
taken, preferably cold or oeol. which
should be given with a sponge or stiff
brush, and the feudy thoroughly rubbed
off with a coarse towel afterward The
bath need not be more than five minutes
in duration Further thsn this, the
patient should go to bed at the same
hour every Bsoming There is a popular
superstition, that grown people should
not eat immediately before going to
sieep. that It will #ive them indigestion
nightmare, or both The writer an not
se* why adnlta should be so different
in this re«p«ct from tiabies. The average
person saeutd be in bed seven or eight
hours, which is time enough for the di
gestion of almost anything edible In
eur American life, he thinks, the diges
tion carried on through sleep probably
has the better chance for thoroughness.—
Jour mil tif thi Atnrruttn ti*c At
mmwrnrnm— In tk«l Ub.
Not far out
New Vork City, ja (MM
afthesuburiw wbu*» shores are ^fdaeHafl
by tiie wafers of the Hudson, •tends aa
tkly and attractive a house as it is poi«i»
bie to find says Edward W. Bok, fta
the l.cuiie* Mome Juunui*. lbs plata
windows glisten brightly in the siHt,
the well-kept lawns are tbe oommeel
of every one who rules by in short, it
is an ideal suburban home. It is OCMM
pied by a woman, aow a trifle ovat
forty VMuni of age with a face whiali
still bears the marks of its singular
beautv in youth. Early in life »he waa
one of the lelie» of one of our grtta*
Eastern cities. Hhe 1
became etigagad
to a y. ung man of brilliant pro«peilB
aud kocial standing, but a luver'a
quarrei broke off the match, an
most shattered the intellect and health
of the beautiful girl. Hhe left hotn*,
and, living alone and in |s»vertv, sba
determined to Ijegin a career for hersetf,
Hhe had literary talent, and this sba
developed by writing storios. At Hr«|
she met with poor sucoeaa, but faced te
starvation and too pr ud to return |a
her family, ahe resorted to writing
sationa! ,*b»rie« for the olieap woeklielk
Hucooss began to favor her and *t|§
8sin found her stories u great to dl
maud than ahe could meutally supp|
them. Night aud day she worked wi(
th® pen, however, and for eight vean
she toiltnl on, denying herself eve^f
pleasure and comfort, carrying nineW
eenta of every dollar which she ear mil
to the savings* bank. Her goal was MB
s home of her own, nestled ut soutt
quiet place, somewhere awsy from tkfei
theater of her youthful earner, wherf|
all alone, she might enjov the peacM
and quiet for which her aching soi||
puel. At the end of nine years win
chose thei|xt where she now liven amL
tinder her own eye, built the lieautifitf
little home which to-day is her tempb
cf rest. During the proeee* of buil|»
iug, ahe kept on with her literary w«»r4
writing more industriously than ever (jg
gain a ooiupetentcy on which she migi^
live. Two vears after the tune she ha|
purehas«s| the ground ahe moved fro#
her humble city apartments to 1m#
oouxitry home. From that moment tij|
tbe present day, she has never wnttei
a line for publiimtion, although for
long time her publishers offered h«
large prices. She had acsniplish
the object for which ahe toiled so har»
and now. with a home of her own, %»«l
small but comfortable in ome from
inve ted literati earning*, ahe live»
quiet and f»ea©e, her lot sharwi only bt
a young girl who runs her errand# auif
doe-i minor houMhoId work Her
uewbbor* never aee her ex«»pt when
»ht' is working in he: garden during th#
o|«en season. Her home faeces ihe watet
and looks over to tbe opfs«ite shore o|
the Hudson. There, directly oppoait#
her house, began to ri*e, two ear|
ago, a ftaiatial resilenoe, now corn*
pleted. the upper windows of whiolfc
t?ften thrown the reflection of the set
ting sun mto ihe oj»en door or eurtainetl
*mdows of the more modast dwellina
of the literary reclua*.. The handsome
home on the western aide of the rivet
is that of a rich merchant, whw wtfa
is a well-known society leader, and
whose children are the almtration o|
their ciicle. The merchant knows uof
who lives in the trim little house on tb«j
ojipowte shore. The sweet-faced wo4
man, whose life-happiness now ia
within herself and her home, is ig-»
norant of the ccupant of the manatot
on the other shore Only a few t«r
sons know theoccu|»ants of b:Ui h' Usea,
and they do not lift the veil, for fxseog
and conteutmeut Uu ell in the hoaaes \w
both shores, and wby disturb their traa
TMI« la Jofcaa,
A ananr-faced boy atood la oli lb.
office lte-ilc the window where
hung the painted sign. "Boy wanted.'*
W «ren*t you standing out here or#
the udewalk five minutes ago," ques
Uoued the gentleman, "when a police
man was trying to ijjCt iiMfcdciuthM
mau out of the guUerf*
"Yea, sir."
"You were laughing, I aaw. Fuaay
sight, wasn't ttr Tbe boy'a faos
dimp ed in smiles.
"\e«, sir," he said, frankly. "Aa
sooo as the policeman got him tip, the
fellow a knees aould bend right up
again. Ben he's a fellow I know ht
said he wished be ormhl photograph"'
"Now, my boy," aaid tba old faatl^
WMMI, "I don't want yom, 1f yon e»uld
write like a oopy-boofc and add figures
like iurhtning, 1 woaldnt have you in
my office. A boy who laughs' at a
drunken man isn't the ls»y for me
Aa George Kliot IUM told us, though
perils)*, not in these words, "A great
deal of miMery arisen from a difference
of taste iu jokes." One man thinks it
exceedingly clever to remember and r«
eat conundrums foaaded on the .Scrip
tures, but he never gue**e* how o. HII
he thereby offends some "little one" too
gentle remonstrate Another maken
public fan of mother-in law, aecwmd
wives, or other pet victims of stock
jokes, and plants a sting nnder the
armor of aotne smiling listener.
There is little diatiuotiou iu baftottg
ing to thai large and uncultivated ina
j«rity who "laugh at everything,' and
laugh at Dotiuuf. Such people titter
when a bird flies into the window of a
public hall the aot ia UBusual, and
therefore "funny," Not one el theui
thinks of exerting himself to help the
bewildavad little creature out.
At a recent perf«»rmanm! ia a large
place of amusement a lat flew out from
some dark recess behind the mrltiu,
aad thereby exeited the audieto o to a
freuay of delight. Huch laughter, b«w
sver, ia merely fouliah, like "the craok
iiug of thorns under a pot, but tint
excited by a noarse or dug railing s|*e»*
tac.le les(teaks not only the vacant but
the vulgar mind. An intoxicated man
or woman t* never •fanny'' to jriertwas of "4"
ieline«i sen«ibihties. Mental and phy»
hsal deformity is never ridiculous to the
man of thought and feeling. "Bat f«»r
the grace of Gv*l,'" he says to htnise f.
reverentlv. 1 might have l^een audi
myseli.*— Youth'* Companittn.
BK4INA»N KMTTB is one of tba
officers in New York. He IN aaid toim
ui receipt of aaiaries aggregating fl'.i,
iW w year including aa aliona'M t»f
for office rant. His salary a*
tuige is

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