Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 25, 1894 · Page 7
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 25, 1894
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ClillKS AKI) PBKTKMS COLDS. OOUdllS. 80BK THBOAT. IXH,O™A, KUKOimS*. IVKUMI.01A, HH»- .U'lIK, TOOTIIMIIK. ASTHMA, llltTIClII.T BBEiTHIS'U. CURES THE WORST JA1N8 In mm one to twenty niluutiw. J"*" OMS HOOK *i-rwi • tots iicivtTtlsement iwed unj imo •*• * * r ' n " 1-AU«. ACHES AND PAINS . . around th<- liver I' lln <l pnl'i." °«V, ' of tlio Joints , p firoUoii ot RRd- or I linmfniut,. mse. n,,t u ,,r- tttrnnr th' frn " «* '"""""'" I "*" 1re CM* Bhe«m»tiini. No 3 Van Ness Place, Ne« York. nm mr Wend. I noter tiwel without ^bottrtln my VaUW- fllOBOI 8TAKB. •uTirouiiT v_A half to n teanpoonful In It. wins *m» en"* 1 and ^ PJB BOTL LL DRUOG18TS . SENSIBLE FARM BARN. Arrmnitea So tw to~s»ro the Fall Value ol Miuiure. One of tho chief "secrets" of Rood farming is the providing of plenty ol plant food for the land at a minimum of cost Different farmers have different ways of doinp this—each one varying his methods to suit his Individual circumstances. It is also true, unfortunately, that thoro is a much larger class of farmers who may be said to DADWAY'S IVpiLL have different ways of wasting plant fertility—ways that, though differing »11 load to disastrous results. With the great majority of farmers who waste valuable plant food it is the old story of allowing stable manure to deteriorate before its application to the soiL In many cases it is thrown out of doors, to be leeched of Its most valuable qualities by every rain and shower, or to be more or lest completely destroyed by heating. The majority of farm barns do not hare, and lu many cases cannot have, cellars under them, in which manure can be kept without losing any of Its value. A plan that may be serviceable to such as are thus situated is presented In the Illustration and the diagram accompanying this. 'Jute"••»»mi•• •hould b» mwi« the te»U, by whlch'the selection !• determined. If the production of early lambs for market Is the object, the produce of thoie ewes which bring single lambs of large size and quick growth will bo chosen to increase tho flock; if the production of mutton sheep, then those lambs from ewes which drop twins and are good nurses ought to be kept; and if wool of any particular kind is desired, then the selection should .be made chiefly in reference to that. On no account should weakly lambs, or thoso ewes which are poor nurses, or fnil to breed, or which exhibit tenderness of constitution, or are wanderers, or of uneasy, restless dispositions, bo retained; but such unprofitable animals should be closely weeded out and fattened for sale or slaughter. The choice of ram lambs is of chief importance; for the influence of tho ram runs through the ilock, while that of the ewo is con- nnod to her produce alone. To select a lamb for a. stock ram is a matter requiring a knowledge of the principles of breeding and some tact and experience. The latter qualifications cannot be acquired from books, but must be gained by practice.—Farmers Voice. CHEAP FARM BARN. Built l» JJ.brwkm »t»Oo»t of About Klgbt Ilnndnd Dollari. Our illustration Is of a cheap Nebraska farm barn. It Is 84 feet wide, 42 feet long, and 10 feet from the ground to the eaves. The cut in the upper part of the illustration shows the elevation and the general appearance of the structure. The lower cut represents the ground plan. Q is a large granary running the full length of the barn ajid 1 CATTLE. STALLS FEEDING FLOOR HAYJMOWS Tb« Creator* QatWnnUe «n ror In th» Murkot, A ferocious eel attacked n. crowd ol people in Center Market the other day. The furious fish created a panic, but fortunately no lives wore lost. The police were called out, and responded promptly, but fortunately the intense excitement subsided. Atone of the large fish booths in Center Market the other afternoon speckled trout were swimming: in the aquarium, hirfre-eyed codfish were yawning on the counter, catfish were winking and blinking, and a delicate perfume of mackerel pervaded the air. Bon vivants were buying salmon and black bass, boardinfr honso keepers were purchasing halibut an.l sturgeon, while porgies and herring- were soiling like hot cakes. A large box of fish, which just arrived from Savannah, was brought to the booth and opened. It was full of rare southern fish packed in ice. "What lino fish!" said a lady, with a, market basket on her arm. At this moment un eel raised his head from the box and calmly looked around at the spectators. Ho was un electric eel and the crowd thought that his eyes glittered like two incandescent lights. Every one stepped back in astonishment. Then the eol began to get angry. The spectators declared that his eves snapped.and some said that they blazed. The more the eel looked around the angrier he got At last he wriggled out of the box, jumped to the floor and charged on the crowd of spectators. The eel's blood was up. Every one turned and raa Ladies screamed and sought refuge on chairs and boxes. A red-faced man weighing two hundred pounds stood on a fish counter with one foot on a mackerel and the other on a halibut, and shouted for help. The electric eel got fairly frantic with rage. He ran hither and thither like a wild bull at a bull fight, glaring at the frightened spectators with his Incandescent eyes. Two or three bold clerks made a desperate charge and one of them grabbed 'hold of the eeL He received a violent electric shock and fell over against a fish barrel. He .. ,1 ii __ i. 4-itn AK! ivnn f*nfl SICK HEADACHE, FEMALE COMPLAINTS, BILIOUSNESS, INDIGESTION, DYSPEPSIA, CONSTIPATION, "JJIU All DISORDERS of the JjITEK. S ) PILLS will f res tte ap t th , » Catarrh HEAD ..5 far tlii nrntdv lo hup Ml""* """ "" •——-,- „,„-. £^%wt»ON, cwtodlsn V. 0. Appraiser « Store* Si, „ ihu i ^"-'"i ,'J";^ i* i. pi*-; ™; siiii^ SitaEl. IMIU, '• I- Hanwn and B.n tuber, Lontniport. H The ordinary barn to be seen throughout the country is figured here, with * cheaply-made addition that solves the problem of how to preserve the full Talue of stable dressing. This manure shed has » cement or -tamped clay floor. The latter will answer If the location is dry. A oar that dumps easily or even a wheelbarrow, is run along the walk behind the row of cattle and the manure taken up, plenty of litter having been used to take up all the liquid, and the whole is wheeled to the manure shed and piled there daily, or. what is better, it is spread out dally over the floor of the shed and covered with sufficient litter to keep the surface dry, and upon this young stock is allowed to run, being fed in the shed from the main feeding-floor. Colts could also be allowed to run loose here. The manure will become hard-packed under the continued tramp ing, and will be in no danger of overheating. A big door may be arranged at both ends of the shed, so that a team can be driven right through, or the team could be backed la through a single door.- W«bb Donnell. in N; Tf. Tribune£:' PARSrMONV '" •*••*'« Ji " Thcn'ls laoh The first essential th'ing'in stock raising is to provide an>bundanco of first-class foods of sufflcent variety, and the ne^thinrii Importance is a judicious use -of..IK' Animals may be injured by.owfeedfiiff W well as by starving.' Too much-fqod-is especially dangerous^ M the animals ire .confined ibo"trtotly to>'slngle articleo aiet or L'2on«*ded food. An article like corn i» almost wholly composed of starcli or carbon and another product may contain too large a proportion of nitrogen or phosphate, while a proper e°'at> ln ?- tion of these would prove protttablo »a a. balanced ration, requiring a less amount of product to secure the same "Tdairyman of experience says: Parsimony is one, and a very mean thing, and economy is another, most excellent thing. They are widely different, yet It is common for them to be confounded and mistaken for one another Not infrequently, men who think they are practicing the virtue, economy, aro really guilty of the vice, parsimony. This mistake occurs in all various walk, of life but I am to-day only interested in some forms of It in dairy practice There U much talk in the papers and from the platform, by writers and lecturers, as to the necessity for cheapening production. Now, I am painful y »wore of the vise-like grip of competition on prices, and the consequent extreme difficulty of making both ends meet, but I am quite sure that the cheapening may be overdone-thai in trying to cheapen production one may S» the product and seriously impair the producer. In trying to reduce the cist of cow food one may spoil the of the butter and injure the „ There is such a thing as shoddy food BS well as in cloth.-Western Rural. _ IMPROVE JTHE FLOCK. Th« Jmportsno. of Selecting th« Beit Iambi for Breederi. As the Improvement of the flock can be better made from within than by giving the sole attention to brinKilfir new blood from without, it wiU«e very important to select the best lambs, both of rams and ewes, for breeders. The selection should be made chiefly in reference to the purposes for which the flock is kept, and Strength of constitution, rapidity of 'growth, sl*e, tendency to fat; fineness, length or quality of, wool, and pro- liflcnes* and certalnt/ot breeding, in A HBBBAS1U. BABH. having a small door just below the eaves through which the grain is thrown. A l» a ws*on shed. U a workshop and F a grain box 3x3 feet K is a wstering-room. T a trough and Pa pump. M M Is a manger 2 feet wide and 3 fees high, S 8 S S 8 are stalls each 4*7 feet B B are box stalls haying the racks L L which slope from the ff 5 * S S r S GROUND PLAN. haymow almost to the floor. W W are one-sash windows. There are two similar windows in the wall back ol the stalls. D D D, etc.. are doors. The buy is pitched into the mow through a door in the end. The cost of erecting such a barn is about 1700 or $800.— Orange Judd Farmer. Teaching Lamb* to K»t. In this country the milking capacities of ewes have never been developed as they have in some countries of Europe, where the ewes are regularly milked and their product is made into butter and cheese. The result is that Tery few ewes give much milk. Years ago when we kept coarse-wool sheep a good many of the ewes bore twins, and unless they were fed something more than their dams would give, one or the other would die. We used to feed the young lambs milk from a cow fresh in milk, and they quickly learned to look for it. The lambs would not eat so much cow's milk as to neglect their dam. When they were two weeks old the milk ration was dropped for a wisp of bright clover hay and a half pint, daily, of oata It Is surprising how a young lamb will learn to eat clover hay and grain, and we know of no better grain for lambs than oats. They combine bulk and nutriment of the right kind in exactly tho right proportions for young growing animals.- American Cultivator. Polnti of the Work Horie. Strength is not all that Is required in a work horse. One that has a fast walking eait and moves off rapidly with a load will always be in demand. There is a large field open for the introduction of a breed of fast walkers, with pedigrees that permit of tracing them to selected families. Size will al- BO bo desirable, but eize can also be secured at the same time. Some draft horses are too slow and clumsy for general work. The Bree'U and th« Fend. "The breed and the feed" must be of the best There is much in the feed, and even the scrub animal will show an improvement with better feed. But breeds represent certain inherent characteristics, and though requiring the best are capable of converting the food into a larger proportion of the desired m-oduct. thus Increasing the profit by utilizing the food to the greatest ad- vwitaffe that is possible. —"Well Jiromieboy," said Uncle Periwinkle, "I *upose that, with all vour practice, you can-jump a longdis- tance now." "No," said Jlmmleboy. «I can't jump a long distance, but I can Jump a long time."-Harper's Bazar. ^ ] —The creditor whose appearance crladdens the heart of a.. debtor nky hold his; head in sunbeams, and lU foot on s'tornis.—LaTBt«. ana leu over a^Biwoi-""=" ™ —estimated that the eel was charged with about eighteen hundred volts of electricity. The eel seemed to have a continuous current of electricity strong enough to light a small city like Ho- °The eel felt that he owned, the market, and he charged right and left like a bull in a china shop. He was almost as destructive as a trolley street car. "I have It" ^aid a red-faced man, who was standing on the mackerel and halibut "The reason that we cant catch the eel is that we are not insulated. The electricity in that eel is about four times as strong as that supplied to the electric chair at Sing Sing. Let some one put on a pair of rubber glovea" . , "That's wisdom," said everybody. "If that eel keeps tearing about here much longer none of us will ever leave the market alive." • A courageous clerk put on a pair or. rubber gloves and attacked the eeL It made the spectators think of the combat between St George and the dragon. The struggle was thrilling. At last the clerk grasped the eel firmly with both hands. In vain the electric eel tried both the continuous and the intermittent current The brave clerk lifted the rampant, living dynamo from the floor, dropped him into a gold fish lor, and placed a wire net over the top of it The eel was four and one-hall feet long. Then the spectators regained their presence of mind ana went away.—U. Y, Journal. STRANGE NAMES OF TOWN. A Few Th»t n»ve Been Heard ot and Otheri let Unknown to F*ine. The maps of tho United States show that the first settlers of many of the towns and cities must have been at a loss for names. Everybody has hoard of Red Bog and You Bet in California, and Yuba Dam has been accorded a Una in history, but when it comes to Dog Tooth, of Illinois, Flea Hill, of North Carolina, and Fly Mountain, of Ulster county, New York, their existence would never be imagined unless noticed on a map or in a gazetter. But there are many other places with names just as striking: Bobtown, Pa.; Bug Hill, N. C-, Chewtown, Pa.; Cut Shin, Ky.; and Fiddletown, Cal., for instance. , ,, Or if these are not sufficient there are Fussville, Wis.; Daddy's Creek Tenn,; Calfkillcr, in the same state and Big Foot, in Indiana. Ohio has a Belle Centre, Iowa a Calliope, Indiana a Lilly Dale, West Virginia a Little Wild Cat Maryland a Maiden's Choice, South Dakota a Mm- tiehaha, Wyoming a Miser, Pcnnsyl- vanfaa Na/arcth, and Illinois a Pretty- There are others, such as Young Blood, III; Younpr Womanstown, Pa.; Whisky Town, Cal.; Ty Ty, Go,; Vig Neck 111., and Black Jack flourishes in Mississippi, Kansas, Arkansas and Ton- loformntloD *utt"J>lsmaln»t*d from tfc« Agricultural Department. The agricultural department has been enlightening the world on the subject of the cotton plant It finds that there are about fifty members of the cotton family, but at the roost only eight of them are of commercial value. One of these marketable varieties is known as Egyptian cotton; another is called Sea Island or black-seed cotton, while a third is the upland or green seed cotton. These are the most important three of the eight valuable varieties. The early homes of the first two are known to be in Egypt and Persia, but the origin of the green seed cotton, from which nine-tenths of the staple of the south is produced, seems to lie veiled in doubt. Prof. Well, of Alabama, tells a pretty little tale about it for which, like few, good storytellers, he does not care to vouch. The tale goes that early m the nineteenth century the United States minister to the court of Mexico noticed this species of cotton in that country, growing wild. It was also cultivated by the Mexicans, and the result was so good that ho thought it could be successfully-grown in the United States. The Mexican government refused permission to transport seeds, but at a subsequent state dinner, it is said, the minister was told, during a discussion of the growth of cotton, that there could bo no objections to his exporting dolls to the United States. A cargo of dolls stuffed with cottonseed came over forthwith. Whether the plant originally carno from Mexico or was indigenous to the soil of the south, one thing seems certain—the present green-seed cotton has so changed within the past one hundred years, because of the soil and the climate, that it may well be called a native of the country. In 1801 cotton was raised in ten states -Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Nprth and bouth Carolina and Georgia, and only between twenty-seven degrees and thirty- four degrees north latitude. Within the last few years the cotton belt has - es Where Disease re Bliss one has to go to Wyoming county, New York, and the Sy state that has a Bird In Hand is Pennsylvania.-**- Y. Herald. If no preaching were done outside of church buildings angels would stop hoping that the world would ever bo brought to Christ, _ A Sad Story. Little Ethel— I have to write a composition 'bout Pocahontas. Mother-I presume the teacher told vou all about her, didn't she? Little Ethel- Yes' m, and her life was real sad. She saved a man's life, and be didn't marry her after all, an" she had to hunt up some one else.— Uood News. PAST guarantees the future. is not what we say, but what the last lew years me uun~- —-extended as far as thirty-seven degrees north latitude. While the major part of the Increase has been in the states already mentioned, comparatively small and infrequent patches are to be found in Kentucky and Virginia. The first cotton bloom opens early in June and the first boll forms early in. August; during these months, then, « one is to have a good crop, there must be plenty of sunshine, with moisture enough to keep the soil from becoming hard and dry, but pot so much as to make the stalk grow to the injury of its flower and fruit One of the good object* of... the weather bureau Is to show just where these climatic conditions exist and thus encourage the farmer to raise cotton where it will grow the best, and discourage him from wasting labor on it when the crop will not repay the work involved.-Kate Field's Washington. ..THE LAST CARGO OF SLAVES. How»nAUb,m« C.p»ln Brooght Them from Africa on • W»ger. An Interesting historic episode, of which so little is known as to make it decidedly a novelty, was the sketch given at'the meeting of the Woman s Anthropological society on the last load of slaves ever brought to this country from Africa. The paper was bv Mrs, Caroline DalU who has been months preparing it, as the facto were difficult to obtain, and Mrs. Dall even went so far as to employ two persons to visit the spot In 1857 a bet was made by the captain of a river steamboat in Alabama with four northern men, passengers on board, that he could bring over, within two years, a load of slaves from Africa, in sp'ite of the strictness, of the laws against It The captain secured a vessel and crew, and one afternoon m the autumn of 1859, hardly two years before the war broke out as he was seated on his piazza, a mounted messenger told him that the vessel had arrived. Taking another boat he started to meet tho ship, took off the living cargo, paid the crew and sent them away, scuttled and sunk the ship and sailed up the river to a place of safety, where the negroes were to remain until thc planters who had agreed to take them should be able to do so. The federal officers, getting word of the affair, started in pursuit, but the captain was on the alert Handing a bill of a g-enerous denomination to a trust»d friend, he told him to see that the men on board the government vessel had plenty to drink. He himself got up steam with tho bacon with which his boat was being loaded .and steamed up the river, took the negroes on board and went farther up stream. The federal omcres, de- laved by the incapacity of their crew, gave up the search and left, and as the planters did not dare to take the ne- groes they were never separated. After they were freed they settled a few miles above Mobile, in what is known as "Little Africa" These negroes are Dahomeys, finer both mentally and physically than the Dahomcys at the world's fair, and superior to most of thc negroes of the surrounding-country They are t^f only pure blooded negroes in the country, not, however, tho only ones who have never mixed with the whites, but the only ones who have never mixed with the other blacks, and to-day "Little Africa has distinctive race clmractcrist.cs not to be found elsewhere in this country. The subject is an interesting one ethnologically, and a more thorough study of it will be carried on A f.ict worthy of notice is that out of one hundred and sixty-four persons who were brought over only two died on the voyage'-St Louis Globe-Democrat _AprlicanT~ftr coott-"Une tnwg mor* Is your husband fond of blondes or brunettes?" Mistress (who »fa,r) —"Blonde, of course." Cook— Then J'll bleach me hair!"—Hullo, Is Bred. When a sewer is clogged or choked I up the accumulations poison the at- I mosphere in its vicinity and brine about the conditions that breed dis- I ease. We all know that in time of I pestilence every precaution is taken, I not only to keep ihe sewers free and I open, but even to remove all dccaymj? I matter from the community. The I danger of infection i-> ihus minimized. How few of us who nay taxes for the maintenance: of sanitary bureaus for the public hcahh think of an equal requirement for our individual welfare. The alimentary can:.l is the great sewer of the hum:m system. \\h«n that is dammed up conditions are gen- crated which invite fevers »nJ such diseases as our nature inclines to. Constipation is a clocs'iR of thc naf - ural drains, anil nearly everything we ] suffer from follows this condition. .1 It will not do merely to clear tbr drains from time to time. \\ e must repair and improve the working power of the machinery whose function it is ] to perform this work. Snlltn *, Bile Beans differ from pills iifc that they arc more thnn a mere cathartic They not only stimulate sluggish bowels and clear thc system of all disease-brecdinpf matter, but thry remedy thc evil complained of; t&ty restore power and freedom of °P« ra i" lion to the secreting organs, and they tone up and strengthen the entire system. They are easy and soothing fa. action. Try them. 25 cts. a bottle. 5 bottles, $1.00. For sale by drug, eists and medicine dealers throughout the country, or by mail, postpaj£oo receipt of price. Ask for the SmlU Size'' (green wrapper or cartoon^ Take Ho Substitute for Bile Beans. Siramooa Liver Ro w- later is tn» onlf Livor and Kidney? medicine to wbick yon can pin your faith for £: cure. A mild Native, and purely vegetable, act« f\ •// ing directly Z/f//C on the Live* A I* /•> and Kidneys. Try it. Sold *y all IJruggists in Liquid, or in Powder tobe taken diyormadeiotoa tea. Th* Kin* of Eirar Medlelnei. «I b»ve BMd y o»r8lmmoM Llwr BiJU War MM?«n con«l8i»clon»ly wy It UfliJ i conilderH* »o. W. ' 4 jWrBn^FACKACNPM MM *•«•«»»•» !•>•*•• «"• FRHB READING ROOM; Open Dally and Evening, 616 Broadway. Welcome to AIL . . IN CLCOANT - - » . ' Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars* WITHOUT CMANOI, TMC IRON MOUNTAIN ROWTC , Pullman Touritt ff^piag Car. to Lot Angtle*, daily. ' ia '*' BREfcTLT REDUCED BUTfS BOWJII

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