The Bryan Daily Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 173, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 21, 1898 Page: 3 of 4
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SOME GOOD STORIES FOR OUR
steMMM IWl i II....
'' a Urate Ik hub I Mt um
e. MHSMB) 4aU east Arklttt
i- .1. Selkirk.
Alexander MMki a kVottlah Mllvr.
was. In ITin. marooned un th llvid of
Juan rrnands off hr cowl of South
America m mnrunc of a quarrel
with hla captain II had a gun. an MA
"in ammunition and a fw nntutrlit.
an ibua . t.. .1 managed to lt on
(he lilan.1 until taken off fit years later
by an Krighah ship II. lived on gam
: him. if with 'I..- lain .f
oata MViklrk aftrwrda rna to ih
rank of iMMmM In th navy and gad
In 17a. Hi advmtiir uggtrd to
ItanlH Itrfoe () rllratd romam of
RoMnaon Crusoe Th poem win. h .
tlv In-low. In i . r to request from
a reader was written by Wm. Caarpar.
I am monarch of all I iturvy.
My rfglii there I nona to dlaput;
from th center all round to th era.
I am lord of th man and ih hrula.
O. Molitu.i.. ahrr ar thy rhirmi
That sages hav an In thy fa
llltr dll In Ih midst of alarm
Than rign in thla horrlhl plac.
I am out of humanity' rarh.
I muat finish my Journey alona:
Nrr har th wt mual. of pch
I tart at ih oun.l fat my of i
Th beasts that roam ovr tha plain
Ml furrn with Indlffarrnr aa.
Thy ar ao una '.jualnte.1 with mn
Their tamna I shocking to ma.
Hocity. rnndhlp and leve.
Divinely bestow I upon man
Oi had I th wings of a dov.
Mow would I laat ycu again!
My aorruwa I ihn may assuage
In th waa of rrliglnii and Iruth:
Might I. urn frees it.- wi..l m "f aa.
And 1 chrri 1 l ih aalll of youth.
111 Islm' wh.t kaaaaai ....told
Mor pre. toua than Sstt
Or all that ihl earth
fg an gold.
.a li. v. r hi ar I-
Mid of tlx
sMvef algh 1 at Us ..nil.. I M a knell
t'r smilel wht. a llahhath appear'!.
V wind that have mad m our port
f a land I ahall vi.it no inr
My friends it th know and thru rnd
A wih or a thought aflr m"
0 tll m I ha l a frlt-tid.
Though a friind I am navar to ar.
How flf.t a a glanr of th mind'
onrpard with th apd of It rtlcht.
Th umiat iianf I... t.hlnd
. wlfl wlngl arrowa of light
Kink ... h . .a.n h.u. I. ...I
In a tnomnt I a-m to I thr.
Hut ala' rrcollartton at hand
Hoon hurrira nia .. . to
Hut Ih .-. fowl la g n In hr nt;
Th U-aal t. Ialt ilown In hla lair.
IZvt-n hr. la a aaaon of rt
And I t m . at in opalr
Thr a mr in . wrv pla .
And mr y m. n .gmj tl ought!
Olv atrti ffliin . gr.i.
And rt m n . h. 1(J
Mow tn rurnlah a llolr. Ilm.r
Any mall girl with a llttl iDirDtiity.
a ptocw of t Iff pap. r and a pair of acla-
ori ran roaDufartura a t of Mh
furnttufw whi. b will Ky hr aa murh
If not more plaurr than th . It-Kan i
and ipnalv at giat adorn the aliop
A really bandamn . of furnitur
may b mad if an pin of furniture
li flrat carefully drawn on a piac of
papr divided into amall tHiuare. th
outlln of th f irnltur t.ii.g marked
along ths aquarra and th furniture
aftrwanl rut nut following the mark-
ed llnea Thla pattern hiil th n l
laid on th .ardboard and the toard
cut out around It c.nr th card-
board f 'irnltur with a pl of hrlabt.
crp papr. and with It thr furniture
ran u lerautlfully upholaterd. Of
court ih rrp piper ran I rut a
llltl larger than the plec of furnltura
It la to rover In order that th edg
of ih paper ran lw turned undr the
d of lb rardln aid where It la faa-
tenad with murilag. A pie of amooih
brown glared paper may t uaed to
coer the table to give It the effect of
wood although It. too look very well
co v red with the r ;e ap. r to mvrn
the real of the aet. The I edalead la
fJgM in white Dy taking a plee of
whit wadding or two or thr e ah' eta
f p- m II pajer. fo'tllng It tooaely than
fJSVaiiBg ihl with th hi i n p. pi-
per a mattreaa may tie in.ile for th
Jed. and tb aide edgid with lace pa
pefTatfth aa totnr about the in.l U of
bolea of cafady I'lllowi may be made
of amaller pK-r of piper nl idge l
with .i n it to . k- f i n Ian j iper
The atove ahmild kg coyrd with blark
glated paper M with altver paper auch
aa la got at th gro. era' wrapped about
arotiruig iap Any on with a lo of
water iliir paint mlglr paint g Iml
tat furniture although the rrep pa.
pr ftirnitur U prettier
The roiii h ahotild b drawn S by IV
Inch Th chair la nutllnad In a
apace H by I Inch. Th tabl la 1
by JS Inch Tha rocking rhalr la
i inch a.roea th rocker and 2i
Inrhea up and dow n Th beilategd .
by I Imhe. The headboard of tha
bed I MM out to rprnt the liara
of an Imn ledtead Slip of paper
turn up at th aide to hold thr mat-
treaaea In place and are guninird to
the headboard am) footi.nard hy the
projection at the had and foot of th
Ide pie a A r-lml'ar a d (ll- e.
whlrh how.." turtia down bj ean
ou the rocking chair the mil when
gSSVgtad holillng the to her firmly In
place The projection at the aide of
the table leg are a I no to he gummed
the legu b. lng . lit In two part. Htok
en llnr how where the turnl'tiie n
to le lent In Miaplnr .mil I I 7k inr
where l! Ih to be cut.
I N line I" the me t el.ihnr it
It to reprea nt a round pa'lor atnre.
thr amall oblong at the aide blnt 'or
the pipe. It liua four feet a cinder
plate grating and door For th" top
of the atov tlraw a clri I hiulng I di-
ameter of gkSM I ll of an Inch. A
diameter la a atralght line panalng
through the renter and rnnnertlng the
circumference or bounding Un of a
circle The top of the atov may be
laid on or gummtd to projection cut
cling the top of the main place and
A it.. Hlltew.
Th Smith family had never before
owned a kitten Ongt they were sel-
dom without but out of consideration
for Mr Smith who said ah could not
hear a rat they had hitherto been con
tnt to worry along with only one pt
ft waa only when the mire began to
devour the Smltha and thatr potts
alona that Mr. Smith wm induced to
valra her prajudic Mr. Hmlth th
n vn ng brought homa a nlc little
black kitten m bit cerreat pocket.
Now. aa th Smith family already In-
dudl a half grown tetter dog. a good
deal of uneaalntaa waa felt aa to the
degree of harmony llkly to tiltt be-
tween th dog and kitten.
The new kitten tettled the qoettloa
once for ail by Intlatlng on being
friendly with th dog. Hla beautiful
long ara and bla plume-like tall wert
never falling tource of aaouaetnent to
Kitty tad the dog. Ilk all young
animal anxloua for a romp forgot to
bark In hla amlety to play. Tb two
would romp for hour upon tb hearth
rug. and when tired out by th game
Kitty would curl up on th warm fur
of the rug and both would go off to
aleep u waa a funny alght to aee the
tiny kitten and the great clumay dog
curled up thua togother.
Kitty waa th only cat permitted to
promenade in tb Hmlth a garden
After awhile when she grew bolder
and learned to climb about vrywhere.
th kitten penetrated to other gardena
and made th acquaintance of other
kitten With a kitten two houae be-
yond th Smith ahe formed quite a
warm friendahlp. One day thr little
gray atranger wandered down to Kitty
Smith' garden nd after 1'Miklng about
Jumped down bealde a bed of gerani-
um Kldo had been watching and
pounced upon her In a minute. It
would not be plnaaant to think of what
might have become of tabby bad not
th Smith kitten darted out of th
buah and. Ilk a itreak of black
lightning descended upon the dog.
Aatoundetl at th wrath of hla little
playmate. Kldo dropped th kitten
whlrh made good Ita etrape. Oailbg
reproachfully Into th angry eyea of
bla little black friend the dog alunk
away with hla tall between bla leg
and Kitty aat down and calmly ntnootb.
ed out her ruffled fur
I'nel ttrwrg a folltea.
Polltenea paya. Whether It be girl
or boy. man or woman the one who la
polite will not only be likely to auc-
'd. but h or ihe will render her own
life more agreeabble and have the
thanka of thoee whom her paulr.g kind
word and gentle way have made feel
more pbaaant and cheerful Ikiea not
pollt attention from a clerk at a deak
or counter from a merchant In hi
tor from a pungr In a afreet car
or any form of conveyance from a
rtranger on tb tret. mak. you at
once feel gratmed And. If ao. can
you not give the aame plea. ure to an
other when th" hanre orrur W
know th.re are many boy and glrlt
who are taught true polltenea at
home and excreta It at all time
whether In the houae or 'tilt of door
but there are other who do not think
It It nereaaary to be polite tn heli
parent their brother and their alt
They neem to BfatawMgff it neediest
and vet the flrat demand la that w
thould treat tho who ar.. nearest tc
u our relative and arqtulntancee-
The man who It genial to every on
elae but hi family I a poor etampU
to aet before th. world Yt there ar
that kind of people All their amlle
their good humor their kindne
are for penpl outside but na aoon si
they reach horn they em o thick
that la the pla for acoldlng ami
fault finding with never the allghteet
thought of treating their own family
with ven ommon decency Ther
ar boy and girl too who are are-
les and unkind to their mother im-
polite to their father when they dare
to be. gnd who treat their t rot her and
later with rudmea and harshnea
They ar not the kind of boy and
gtrla who make good men and women
nor are they likely to be of uny apei-laJ
it to ih. m..'!v- or any on el.e
Ants and sr. hllerl.
In Africa the antt are large anil In-
dustrious Thev are not content with
burrowing In the enrth but build tni'
ture which might be considered im-
mense when the site of the worker
are considered Thl aut hill I about
twice u tall a a man
Ptirlng our civil wor wh.-n the Hon.
Charles A liana waa assistant secre-
tary of war. he waa offered the appoint-
ment of adjutant general of Nw York
slate by Irovertior Fenton but he de
tllned it. preferring to remain in the
poaition of asslatant secretary of war
In that position he received a salary of
only aooo. while a adjutant general
lie Would hit V . I I ei ) IHNI few
tnoiiths prey Ion to this lime Mr Dana
waa offered the management of the
M. irtue i la I liaf "np.ii. .it . a m
i f II'i.ihmi. In gold He tltO iStttSSi
that offer on Ihe ground that he had
enlisted for the win ami wa. I. mini to
Mg It through. It required a man of
i vuiteil idea of patriotism to decline
a salary of ten thousand dollars. In
gold. In orde; to serv. ih country in
a pfsaltlug which paid Omit taVTM tMM
sand dollars. In gi. enbai k Of inch
HUalltli'S Is the true lllerii.lll made
sfe tinnngti He. I skint.
A good story is told of an Interview
with Df Whipple. Hie Kpl. opal blaliop
of Minnesota Many war. ago." say
the bishop who Is testifying to the
honesty of the red Indian. "I wat hold-
ing a service near an Indian village
camp. My things were scattered about
In a bulge tud when I wta going out
I akd the chief If It waa taf to
leave them while I went to th village
to hold a ervlce. 'Y.' he said per-
fectly af Tnere tt not a whit man
within one hundred mile!'"
Sat Mrkmea In India.
laird Robert declare that the shoot-
tng standard attained by the Indian
troop Is unequaled by an trotsp lg
MATTERS OF INTEReST TO DEV-
OTEES OF THE SICVCLE.
Tk .-... in ..... i .f h Hlryrl
Majfggff What a ll Olrl'a Kktlag
til I oata rum f..r ih National Jat
- Asaatber latrwatloaal AaMrlallua
MM lliryrl In.lastry.
aatr. . MAN who owned a
bicycle model IH91
J B worth 1125 when
!-'. Finally the bi-
cycle waa given to
a boy on condition
that he abould take
It away. The lad
gave It one look and left without the
bicycle. Something had happened for
five year the wheel had depreciated
1125 Something too. ha happened to
the bicycle Industry Within lest than
ten years tfter the Introduction of the
tafety bicycle ita manufacture aaaumed
enortnoua proportlona "Everybody
ride." From k.ituO to 10.000 wheelt are
now uaed In cities of 50.000 Inhabitant
Notwithstanding thla extraordinary
business opportunity a- ore of manu-
facturer have lately become bankrupt
moat of them maker of rhetp. flimsy
goodt; yet not all the companies which
have become eerlooaly embarrassed can
b to characterized One company
making celebrated wheel. It In a re-
ceiver' hands tit hough In one of Ita
last prospermia years It cleared almost
Wtmjtmo in profit The reason tt ob-
vloua I'nder the regime of high price
there was extravagance of manage-
ment by makers that could 111 afford
It m expensive tgenrief. ornamental
adverrltlng. long guarantee Then
hundred of new factories were open-
ed and the market became glutted The
leading maker maintained their old
prlret. thus Inviting extra competi-
tion and laat year the break came later
than it should have come if the trade
waa not to be demoralised. The lion
wheel fell In H after the setton was
well advance.) yet thousand of bl
.ycle remained unsold when the et-
son closed This yer extravagant
have been lopped off department atore
are more used s selling agenta. and
prlcea have been atlll further reduced
although the mod nicely finished rhtln
wheelt aim sell for 50 to ITS The bi
cycle Industry la now In a atata of
transition and th. makers who have
survived the "colden age" are coming
down to a bard business level.
Inlrrnallonsl I .. I.
The International Cycle Track
dation w.-s organized at a meeting held
in New York recently by owner tnd
lessees of cycle raring track in th I
l'nlte Stat -a. I'anada and Europe The
rltle represented were New York.
Philadelphia. Itoston. Montreal. Chat-
'antsiga. Ilrantford. (Ont I. Toronto.
Iienver. Syracuse. Ilaltlmore. Wash-
ington. Providence. Omaha. Paris
France and llerlln. (iermany W J
Morgan. New York waa elected presi-
dent. D H Ibndurand Montreal vice
preatdent and A II Wadlelgh. Phila
delphta. treaaurr A P Reeve acted
a temporary sx ritary. and will prob-
ably be elected to fill the office per-
manently at the next meeting A con-
stitution waa adopted which especially
recognize the league of American
Wheelmen At the next meeting It I
proposed to discus the advisability of
pi riding for an international board
The trackt represented In thl aaeorla-
tlon are not represented In the National
Cycle Track association
Reefwed' l omlag litem.
Se.-ral important bltjcl rare will
be pulled off at New Bedford. Mast
during the season and work on the
track la rapidly nearlng completion
The construction of the high board
fence wat completed during laat week
and ix large force of men are pushing
the work on the track and gr ind t mi
The first event will be a two mlb
h.iiiu ip i ot mile open a half tn;'.
open and a half mile handicap also a
'en mile icei match race lie? ween
Jack (latently of that city and C. 8.
llolton of Provident e. K. I The value
of the prize will b in accordance vlth
Hi ippiot i! of i 'li.iitui.it M :t of the
C S HOI.TON.
L A. W racing board who also ha
offered the local association It choice
of two other dates for it national clr
cull meet. It I probable that MS!
l.'l will be chosen by the local associa-
tion. It Is the intention to make 'he-
track one of Hie tiii. st .in.l fast. 'si in
Th allonal Meet.
The race committee having charge of
the arrangement for the aport at
th annual meet of the laagu of
American Wheelmen to tie held at In-
dianapolis. Iml . Aug. 10 II 13. an-
nounce the following program with
prlxea First day one mile handicap
professional. I00 ISO. $25. $15. $10
half mile championship amateur. $35.
$25. two miles national championship
professional. $150. $50. $35 $15; Inter
state pursuit race amateur atata mil
champlona 115. $20. $10. $5. two mlla
r 1. TT mm
multlplet handicap profaealonal. IbtI- '
tation. 11 SO. ITS. ISO. tt.; Ire mi let
I hamplonahlp. amateur HI. HI.
..ad day On mlt i.ndi-p tmatetjr.
MS IIS IS I0 S; half mil nation-
al champlonahlp professional. ISO. ISO.
3S. IS. quarter mil haupionahip.
amateur 135. Its. .one mile tax em.
r. four phiet:
great American fl.
ap. two mil.
trial 1500 1200.
ltlt and semi-
US; two mile
champlonahlp. amat ir. .15 25 Third
day Amateur national champlonh!p
one m. medal two mil tandem
professional IIOi 50. 30. 20. inter-
team purault race amateur three prli-
et one mile national champion hip
profetalonal. 1150. ISA. 135. 1S; two
ml lea handicap amateur. 135. 125. IIS
tin tV international purault race.
1150. ITS. ISO. 125
Swell I.lrl . lliryrl Rig.
Mi Hallle riemson I a young wo-
man of St l.ou: who ha won renown
at t blcyclltt Si ha opinion not
only on the proper dres for the wheel-
ing woman but on the fashionable sh
waves scornfully away all laondon.
Pari and New York "advice" and an-
nouncer that the "ttyllsh" bicyclist o
ISM wi.i dress aa follows
"Short nitty divided skirt of blark
terge. with t thort fitted Jacket of '
whit cloth red veat. hlgh-beeled
sho.-s golf stocking ball collar large
flowing necktie and a plain Fedora
If Mia riemson were right what a
picture the boulevard would present!
She give the coat the cost to the
poor girl the rot to the rich Th
PHICF. RI NS FROM $11 90 TO $T2.
figure tre presented w':ii the cot-unx
Itself. The . heapett outfit she priet
to ber own satisfaction may be for
$14i. the dearest for 172. And at
that latter figure the girl who payt $4
for her tailor-made klrt and coat be
gins to doubt the verartouaneet ol
Miss Clemson's ftshlon prophecies. Ai
may be seen in the acrompanylni
sketch the comparative prlcea ol
clothe shows a wld divergence frotr
preconrcived notion of extravagant
An Ingllah Her or I
E Ranaley recently made an attempt
upon the fifty mile road record on a
blrycle. tinpaced atartlng from Hitch
In. on the (ireat North road and rid-
ing to Peterborough Eng The Weith
gff wit tine ami the road In fairly goo.'
condition an I th attempt wat ssr-
cessful. Ransley's time Isslng 2 27 10
which waa 5o better than the pre
vinus betl record.
rrank SSj tlrllna.
Arthur A. t the English pro-
f.-salonal. defeated M. Rouhnurs. the
French crack. In a rare of fifty kilo-
meters paced by electric tandems at
the Velodrome du Par. de Prlucea
Auteiill. Ptrlt. France on April It
the ilme for the distance lielng 1 M :
In one hour the winner rode 47 kilo
Talking Rta Murh.
If there Is on. subject upon which we
should expect to flu ! unanimity of
opinion It Is that having reference to
the folly of talking too much and yet
It tt difficult to see half a dozen people
meeting together without finding one
at least among them boring the rest
beioiiil all expreatlon by hi extreme
litquarioutne . Disgust and con-
straint may he evident on the fare of
all around hlra. but that It a trifle and
tloea not t heck the verbose one for a
single Instant He Is unhappy when
he Is not monopolizing (he whole of
the conversation and I conceited
enough to Imagine that his hearer are
as Interested as he Is htmeslf There
are many descriptions of such tnrtgggni
prosrr. but there I none so thorough-
Iv exisperatlng as the eobf-r. deliberate
talker who proses on with much
thought and caution makes hi Intro-
I'.thMrv -'.item ni with great dellbera
Hon branches out into many digres-
sion dim-over t hint that sets him
upon a fr. sh tack harks hack again.
fwMgaSSMs a fresh story frequently
having no relation whatever with ihe
suhjiii thai he originally started upon
which he commences and break all
in th mid lie promising to tell it tar
I onie other nine hi I then return
to hit subject only to pause now and
again to remember the name of some
person all Ihe time the .hole rn-
pany bring driven 'o the v.-. f 1..
Iteration At length he declare It la
no nutter ami goes on To crown the
. notinliy of this social bore. U happen
nlnp limes mil of ten that his wretched
lucubration proves to be a story that
the company ha heard a dozen time
before or U some trifling adventure
of no Interest to a soul but the narra.
A sir. user Is M..
Vh-what that terrific rlamor I
bear? Are the Central Park aotmala
Naw. That'a the fits ...n.
scrtp over In Dr. Hall's church '
Cleveland IMaln -Dealer.
Air In Itt pure ttate ti composed
tKt... V. ....... ... .
aa. a. as. ! ' pet crni oxygen
-i per tent gtner compounds J pr
'PMl v tic
mmW ' Jss
n ft - - 'i s?
wf tm m mm it j n n t . sw- - i w - -
- Tir1bl. ht. upon th. otK of hat atar-rimertt autkstv TU
MATTERS OF INTEREST
t-frto-Uate Hleta A swat rat-
WWtta. aT t ha Soli aaM) T
Tkerawf - Masnkrwltara. VltUsKar
Feraaaaaat raatara aect Faesg.
The question of pasture on that
will alwaya be of Interest to tha farm-
er Whether the pastor It to be In the
rotation or a permanent pasture muat
depend very much on general and even
local condition. In tb great West our
rainfall It not what It la on tb tea-
board and therefore th queatlon
changes considerably for thla reason
On th Jersey island the rainfall la
orb that tb permanent pasture la a j end. be equally beneficial to tha fol-
grtat success. The molature and (he : lowing cropt. untaaa tha clover la eat
sunshine stimulate growth to such an
extent that tb supply of herbage Is suf
Orient. The permanent paature is cer-
tainly to be preferred In coantrtea
where the growth of herbage Is rapid
and continuous. Rut In many coun-
tries the pasturage early fall to give
a good account of Itself and In such
raaea tolling haa to be depended on.
This is Illustrated tn parte of Europe
wher tolling hat become a permanent
feature on the farms To Illustrate:
Holland haa ten million cowt and four-
vn million acre of pasturage The
jersey islands havt tevea thousand
cowt and fourteen thousand acres of
pasturage a greater proportion of pas-
turage per cow than It the case with
In the United Bute permanent pas-
ture are anally kept up where the rain-
fall It tbundant and well distributed.
In th dryer portions cropt are grown
that serve for patturaga tn the vary
dry time In the Central Wett much
can be done In (bis line to tld over the
droufhs without going to the labor of
tolling. The Nebraska experiment sta-
tion hat been growing tome cropt for
tddltlonal pasturage and some of tbeaa
might be grown In many of the ttatee
esst of the Mississippi On of the
plants uaed waa sorghum the Early
Amber variety It yields well even on
exhausted lands and Is more reslstent
to drouth and hot winds than Is corn.
It Is better to allow this plant to gat a
good start before pasturing. ay a
growth of Ave or six weeks. The plant
can be pastured tt any time before thlt
but It will not then yield the forage
that It will later Among other plante I
grown turceatfully for this purpose are i
the eow pea. hairy vetch. Canada field
pea. toy bean rye and Kaffir corn
which latter la also a sorghum but con-
tains less saccharine matter tbin tb
other or Amber torghum. Where corn
Is a tura crop It will be batter than any-
thing elt. but on landt that are natur-
ally tutceptlblt to drouth. Kaffir corn
may prove of great value for forage. Of
course tb experience of Nebraika will
not be repeated In their entirety In
Mm. .i or 0h1v but those experiences
may teach u how it deal with the time
of year when our conditions most near-
y approach tho of th seen I-arid belt
A Mew Daparivea.
Horticultural science Is progressing.
The horticultural toelette of tb differ-
ent it: ar doing a great deal to
clear th way for a more comprehen-
sive view of all horticultural truths
Among the progressive societies of the
West Is that of Indiana. Thl society
has begun a work that promise to
partly settle tb long-continued con-
flict over fruit vartetl as to their
adaptability to different localltlea.
HKberto It bat been a difficult task to
make up a fruit list that would be
valuable to tb people of an entire
state (n Illinois they tried to get over
the difficulty by dividing the state Into
three ptrtt and making a Hit for the
virletlet of fruits best adapted to each
section. Out In Indiana they have gone
much further. They have derided to
recommend fruit Hit by counties. The
work Is already under way. and in tb
Indiana report for 17 I given even-(y-elgh(
pagea of reports from (he
counties at to frulti best adapted to
their localities. These county reports
are carefully and simply arranged. A
separate part of each report Is given
to each of th fruits applet petrs.
peaches plums cherries quinces
grapes currants gooseberries black-
berries raspberries tnd ttrawberrlei.
In etch case the question Is asked and
answered on what kind of soil are
these being grown In your county
A study of these reports will reveal
much of Interest. It will probably be
found that certain varieties do well on
city and ceruln other varletlea on
sandy loam and to forth. The work
will certainly have tb effect of tak-
ing away murh of the uncertainty from
fruit growing operation. Llttl by
little the fruit I it for each county will
be revised till it will be certainly
found what varletlea will do (he beat
In each county It may be found (ba(
ome of (he varied of fruit tat w
have dlacarded will do bed In tome
of the counties wher ttie common va-
rieties will fall; tn otjier words (hat
we may have discarded? valuable varie-
ties for the simple reason that had
not tried them In enough localities
Thli new departure by the Indiana
Horticultural society will make It poa-
slble to begin the testing of varieties
In all of these rountlea. It will also
have th effect of Inducing other stale
societies to take up a like work. In
addition we may expect that the plant-
ing of more fruit by amateurt will be
stimulated simply because thr knowl-
edge gained by the county reports will
make the percentage of successes In
fruit growing greater and tb greater
the number of successes th greater
the number that will go Into R. Tha
Farmers' Review believes that (he In-
diana society has taken a decided step
in advance and expects to hear good
reports from the new departure.
llalanHnt riant rood.
It li iafe to aay that there will often
be found noils that may be greatly
benefited by applleatlom of manures of
various klnda aay H. B. Van Hemaa
In exchange. The thing for the farm-
er the vegetable gardener and the
fruit grower to know I how to bal-
ance up the different plant food In
the toll to that their various crop
will each do (he beat that It possible
Although It Is tru that crop of every
kind need all three of what are known
aa th essentlsl manure nitrogen
phosphoric arid and potash tt thould
at the tame time be kept constantly
tn mind that they are needed In vari-
able proportion according to tb sev-
Thl u Jaat what the firmer omi to MM frequently of itMi to frwfaV
luxuriantly. Tha vaga
table gardener need tha ssvom; bat
tha fruit grower mutt be guarded
against tha u of toe Bach of M.
Wher large crop of clover or eow
paaa or plenty of rich stable manure
are plowed under frequently tt will
not be necessary to buy any nitrogen-
ous manures such aa nitrate of toda
cotton teed meal and dried blood for
any kind of crop. In aach a eaaa
phosphoric arid In the shape of dis-
solved bona or phosphate rock and
potaah la the thapa of muriate of pot-
ash if applied to the clover or other
nitrogen -gathering crop will mak
tbm flourish wonderfully and. In tha
and told off tha (arm.
not be done.
sugar-Heat sTststrlinaat la llllaala.
Th question of sugar production hat
assumed a decidedly business-like as-
pect In Illinois. Peoria. Oateaburg.
Qulncy. Springfield and Decatur havt
combined their efforts tnd will grow
vera! trial fields of beets under aa
nearly factory condltlona aa possible
The communities havt already raised
the necessary fund for carrying on th
work and have engaged tb tervleaa of
Mr. Tbao Hapke of Grand Island. Ne-
braska who l an expert beet grower
having had ten years' experience In
Germany and eight yean In thla coun-
try. Manufacturers of sugar beet tools
have agreed to supply these rommunl-
tlao wuh (he neceesary tool such aa
sdr cultivators and digger. An
accurate account of tha coat of grow
log yield per acre and par cent of to-
ar will be kept. At the end of (be
season th farmers will know whether
tbey want to engage In the sugar beat
builneta or no(. Thla It (he only taf
method of procedure. II fore either
home or foreign capital will Invaat la
a factory It mutt be settled beyond
doubt that the farmers can and will
prodoce the neceaaary raw material.
Tht Agricultural experiment station at
the Stat I'nlvtrtlty It tending out
twtlvt hundred pound of teed for (he
purpose of carrying oat tbeaa expert-
menu. It will also undertake the work
of subjecting the beau produced to
clentlflc analyala for tb pura of d
(erminlng their commercial value.
I think th cultivation of corn
bou!d commence before It la up. by
running over It with a fin tooth har-
row wrltea aa Indiana correspondent
of tha Farmers' Guide. This will kill
all weeda that have commenced to
sprout Then harrow once after the
corn la up. Just go abend and pay no
attention to the com. Ton may scratch
out a bill once in a while hot not
enough (o nodce them. It may teem
ttkn you are covering It all up. hot ft
will be iJ next day. Don't
ciitat Jancviana-s abaJlow
cultivation It UraW'""ealIs. weath
er permit! w thould cnl(lvaaTv.er V
week especially lt ta Wathw. .
By shallow cultivation wa form a duet
mulch which prevenu evaporation.
W hould continue our work wltb the
cultivator undl the corn gu too large
to get through It. aad then If we "lay
It by." don't put on large shovels and
ridge up the ground becauae you will
break (he roots of (he corn and allow
th ground to dry out mor by expos-
ing more of Itt surface to the air. be-
tide leaving the ground In poor con-
dition for towing wheat. The laat
plowing thould be shallow and leave
the ground level. I believe It would
be better to continue going through
the corn with a one-horse harrow or
drag undl (he flnt of Auguit Thla la
something that not vary many people
do on account of other work crowd
tng jutt at thla tlme.-J. E. K.
A. D. Shamel Subsolling It car-
talnly of us In orcharding. Subaoll-
lng Is turning up th soil to a depth
of 1 to IS Inrhea below the depth ot
the usual plowing. Th usual depth
of plowing 1 about Inches. Thla
depth tdded to the others fires 22 to
24 Inch. By tearing up thl lower
oil we get a greater quantity of
soil In which th wtter U itored up
during the winter season. This subsoll-
ing should be done in the fall. Th
loosening of the toll makes It poaalbli
for lb roots to penetrate It to a
greater depth la their search for food.
The question arlaea. where thould w
subsoil Wt know It la good In clay
but how about our black prairie loam?
Without doubt It la vary valuable on
our pralrlt toll.
rntnapected Horseflesh Exported
The American government haa never
taken oftVlal oofrnltanc of bxrseieh
as an article of export Nevertbeleaa
It la being exported. It thla trade be
allowed to go on It should be subjected
to the tame Impaction rule as beef
and other meats that are ordinarily ex-
ported If that be not done the meat
trade of this country will suffer for
(he reason that the prejudice awakened
by the unsw(Ueanr bortedeah will lku
over to (he other Wfau W can not
claim that a man being a citizen ot
the I'nlted Statea TilL make
him nn angel and therefore fv nust
look out for the rogue among
be doea not bring our good name
dksgrac In foreign land. Recently
the aulhortttea In Sweden Inapected
some horseflesh Imported from Amer-
ica and claim to have found It to be
of a character entirely unfit for food
the flesh being evidently from diseased
an I mala.
Wood Ashe for Fertlllaer. All
firmer know that wood ashes ar val-
uable for fern tir. Dot (hi value at
many know. It due very much (o the
material from which the athea come.
Thus ash mad from hard wood are
mora valuable (hin athea mad from
oft wood. In fact torn ashes front
soft wood hav not aough virtue to
make It worth while to bother with
tbem. It hat also been found that the
value It largely governed by the part
of the tree from whlah the ashes is
made. It Is declared by chemiata that
the aab ot tb young (wig i of mor
value (ban the tab of th trunk of
tb tree and the Mb of leave ttlll
bwata la the sprtag aad th i
(be peach mrmm mm becoc s I
tone for (be fanny mas Tb taau of
early garden cropt receive ktaa gaV-
tentlon. but If (he total were kaowa.
would reach quit a rat tai. table figure.
Both spring and fall frosts often in-
jur the corn corn to the eatent af
many thousand bushels. Water la UM
beat protection front frost. The air
always contain tome water vapor atsfi
tb winner the air !s (be
vapor K can ronuia. At So
cubic foot of air might contain four
grains of water vapor aad usually cotv-
talna about three graina. When tb
air eoola a point may be reached at
whlrh It cannot bold up all the water
which It contains. If this la above tb
freezing point tome of the water
vapor It deposited m tb form of dew.
But when the water ebngea from
watr vapor to liquid dew. a laro
amount of heat It given off aad thla
prevents a further fall of temperature.
But If the air coatalna ao little water
vapor that It can cool below (be fr see-
ing point before the water beglaa M
deposit the water la depoalted In Use
form of Icy crystals aad w bare s
IToet. a motet air then la a protec-
tion from frost. The frequent shallow
cultivation that saves coll nvoUtara.
"til at tbs same time keep the air
above tb toll mora moist and will
to tome extent terre at a protecUotx
from frot Dr. Kedale quote a eir-
ruastane where a recently cultlvat
corn field was not Injured by n front
that cut down th corn on urround-
Ing flid a mor direct and effeetlvw
"ay of protecting plant from front to
to Irrigate the land or to tprlnkle tb)
plants with water nt the time the freed
la expected. In thla state few fArtsM
bav meant of Irrigating tn the usual
wsy Rat there are many fern OS
which fruits are tprayed. aad Us
spraying machinery may easily bo
used to sprinkle plant with water ta
protect (hem from frost. Thl met ho
haa proved practical aad profitable a
a variety of early spring crop. As
other method la to form t cloud otrar
the field which will protect It. TMS
la usually accomplished by bur ulnar
material at such points that the win
will blow th amok acroet th field.
The porpoat la not to warm the air but
to Interpose a layer of tmok be-
tween (h plant and th iky. and act
prevent the loss of beat For thla parr-
poa. cmudg fire giving much smoke
are beat Special torch made mt
muck and clay bav been patented tor
(his purpose. Thoee who bare as
pertmented In frost protection aaeaa
to think that the sprinkling
A. Huston. Chemist.
I rs. riant.
The Nebraska Experiment SUtv
tummtr l nt mm. piusr mtnu as r
Prmann( grata pasture may
uceafully iubtltu'.d by certain
nuai rorag pianu.
A qalek-gTowing variety of aa
afford paaturt fully equal to aat
Sorghum haa (be advantage of
forag per acre off
greet) and saetiuient taro- -
t'r atimraer If d torn - k .
in tne nceaiiy ot plowing l
One acre of sorghum will I
. . iw. .sm tws-i. aaa
Tb moat profited tltae t
sorghum I after It hat ate a
height and before heading. V I
Fattening Beeves Cora
higher than It waa laat year
feed our young steers mor
der and lea grain because
the steer designed for mtM
eelve all (be grain tbey wtl
digest. Wltb corn at M
bushel and a large quanta
priced roughneea. It would
freely of the latter and
former taking a longer (Ira
Ing. Years ago (he writ
himself (hat It did not D1
young steers grain whet
on good paature la IIItoaT
on tht o(ber hand lt eat
to drop the grain fel'foir
signed to be marketed fat dui
summer however good the pact
wo Wallace s Farmer.
Tree In Commerce. At g'
horticultural meeting Gen gal
read a paper on trees aad fjH
on man. He advocated the
taction of (he forests and I jjjjl
agemeat by forestry tnd la.
disappearance of our nie
tree to reply C. 0. Winn r9
It an Iron age and not a aj
Wood as a building mater1' 'lit
tng. Our lumbermen used
quantttlea of fencing lua).
t hem how much tbey sell -ow.
will toll you. nothing. ' vartl.
. L id. nl.fa of hoard t
ana otner torm ui iiod
taking tb place of wood
Attacking (he Uee.--jt'.
'Lt mm Am. nfl tha Mem ft
hfilllii he Itl thai WAV of hn
(he old nest
roosts. When thoee are
the way for further atteXa
paved. If the walla are
without crack It will bo
on a good coating of wb
will ntrt to reat all oue-
mites. New roosts can
I new nest boxes The d
. . . a an...
sasnmitsi auu rvaiieu
fresh' '--tVTbe bens
h ''at The hen
of lire by me.
Meat In Rerll
sours yearly liKl.ooo
mor than are eaten
Uerllnera And a market
calves while the Parisians .'
000; aad 700.000 boa are C '
Prussian capital to 300"
Paris ats l.tOO.000 sbeyl r tt
four times aa many aa .'
000 horses or Ave U
sre us.i -j) uertlo Eig
pert tte In
Makt a ud
ra as ::; sai j.-
- JBgAii ita rnniTiT-i if
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