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BILL NYE A FARMER. NORTH CAROLINA WELL DIGGING IS STILL IN ITS INFANCY. WJJHum'a literary Labor* Interfered with by Agricultural AK|t r "VlitlunE—If untlng Dyimmlto Tor MUOH Around—How Ho Ifl Miulo nn Ann of by tlio NolRhliorB. IConyriitut, USB. by VAvnr W. Ny<M BUCK SMOALS, N. C. Recently I have been iliKKing " well on my estnto and tlio sound of the promnturo Mast nnd tlio wail of tbo widow can bo heard all over tlio place on a still day. Tlio word "woll"' comoa from the Anglo- Saxon tvcallan, moaning to gush out. It originally meant to flow, or a naturally flowing Bpring, liko tho German word Irrunnen. I have one living spring on my pluco, and one that has passed on to a better land, I judge. Some savants who remained over night with us last week and sweetened their coffee in a reckless way, I thought, said that there WBS snlphnr In this spring. Possibly that is it. One of tho savants oven went so far as to say that it was living water. Possibly it is in a trance. DRILLING. Last week my well diggers ran out of explosives, and I hud to go out among the neighbors to get dynamite and powder for blasting, Well digging in North Carolina is still in its infancy and noeds a good deal of encouragement and capital. My well diggers furnish nothing except their clothes. They clotho themselves while digging the well. I do the rest. I had to borrow dyaamito and carry it to tho works in my lap. 1 also had to got eighteen feet of hose, as tho well digger said he only had a few loft. Hoso, us well as molasses and license, is used in tho plural number here. We speak of thoso hose, those molasses and those license. ThiB iB tho first well I havo over dag. You get a mind reader or water witch first before digging a well. Ho divines by means of a hazel crotch tho location of tbo vein. Then you accuro a well digger, who does the actual digging at so much por foot and found. One man who dug a well hero years ago on my form at threo dollars per foot ami found got down eighty feet and then the well caved in on him. His widow has since sued tho owner of tho plnco on the ground that her husband did his part of the contract faithfully, but was not found according to agreement. It involves a very fine legal point indeed. In selecting a sito for a house, I find that I have placed it BO high that the well is going to bo unusually massive. In ordor to have the house whore it would easily command a viow of Mr. Vanderhilt's tennis court, thus giving us tho benefit of tlio game without the fatigue of playing 1 it, 1 have placed my well at aufih an elevation (hat water will be my most expensive drink this summer. My vak't, whose duty it is to carry tho water, press my trousers and do tho cliamborwork at the barn, took one look down tho well yesterday and handed in his resignation. The well was opened in March, and tho cornerstono laid with suitablo coremonies and a speech made by Mr. Depuw, but tlio work has seomed to drag somo, owing to the fact that the Tar Heel well digger does not own a set of tools, neither dooB he furnish powder, caps nor hoso. Just as I would scat myself in the library and proceed to work on my great posthumous job, to bo culled "Tlio Great .'Detective Series, or the Todious Task of Inspector Byrnes in Unearthing and Bringing to JiiBtico the Alan who Struck Billy Patterson," my farming superintendent would rush in and, making a low salaam instead of wiping his feet, state that tho well ainkor was out of 'powder. « I would then dismiss tho farming superintendent, telling him to return to his dutios. Icall him my farming superintendent because it has a more prosperous air to it. As a matter of fact, he and his horso Lydia E. Pinkham constitute the farm forco and entire poino- logical staff. Ho is a good stuff, he aud Lydia. Togother thoy are forming eleven acres of Vonotian red soil this year, and putting a molding on the lower edge to keep tho potatoes from falling out of tho ground and injuring Mr. Vanderhilt's cotton crop and pajama plants, which aro growing on the farms just below us. Next year we will clear throe more acres of white oak, leaving the stumps llniahed off artistically with a large carved acorn or some such design, BO that the field will not bo so unsightly, as is too often the case with newly cleared land. One field will also be cleared of tulip and sounvood bees, the stumps, however, to be "champorod off" liko a newel poBt of the Fifteenth century, and on each one of these chasto stumps a piece of rustio china or plain white ware will bo sot with enough soil in it to sustain geraniums and other choice plants, BO that instead of a miserable and unsightly fiold covered witli blackened and repulsive stnmps wo will have an ornament of Homo kind wherever tho eye rests. When I bought the farm it was sui- ronndad by a rough and most unsightly rail fence, I havo taken these rails, and placing them in groups of three and standing them on end to form a Bort of tripod, have hung therefrom an iron pot, giving the farm tho appearance of n gypsy camp, OR it were, for hero and there all over tho plnco mr.y bo seen thoso tripods with a kettle attached ti, each and a beautiful hollyhock or nasturtium growing out of winio at a great rate. One reason, I think, why boys lenvt the farm is that the farm is not made attractive. It is too prosy, Boys love urt. They love to see beautiful colors unil simple, artistic decorations. We mom over tho fact that year after year los. American boyB go into agriculture, whilt. our farms oro gradually falling into the hands of tbo foreigner. I believe that I have solved the great quoBtion. Boys go to tho city, whore they find beautiful things and efforts toward art. My boys shall nover throw it up to me in fnturo years that I failed to make the farm attractive. My only sorrow is that the neighbors in Buncombe county and thoBo who live near mo at Buck Shoals mislead me regarding agriculture. They speak lightlj of my offorts at art and misrepresent things to mo regarding tho business. They do it in a spirit of raillery—a sort of fence raillery, I presume—but I think it is because they do not approve of my style of farming and regard it as a Bort of reproof to them for their lack of taste and artistio souse. Now, for instance,.! regard it as a little bit uunoighborly to take hold of n literary man and fill him up with facts and statistics that cannot be demonstrated. 1 hato to be fooled with in that way. Why Bhould a man whom I have fronted with tho utmost kindness evei Bince 1 came here go to work and tell me that here In North Carolina foui crops of lumbs from the same set ot parents was and has been tho regulai tiling, while on a good year, when the mean average rainfall can see its shadow on groundhog day, the yield runs tip to five and six. This sort of thing not only makeB me feel unhappy and bitter toward my neighbore, but it has fostered >t miserable spirit in my breast and caused my relations with my domestic animals to become strained. At first I laid it to the weather, but finally I began to regard my sheep with distrust. I felt that the) wero neglecting their duties and taking advantage of tho fact that I am not an experienced farmer. So I consulted Mr. Vauderbilt. who has farmed it six weeks longer than I have, and who therefore knows the ins and outs of the business- pretty well. He tells mo that one crop I of lambs per year is all that they get I here under the most favorable circumstances, Plum Levi also tells mo that while timothy and clover often yield two and three crops, ho nover harvests his lambs over once a year. It hurts the country to misrepresent these tilings to strangers and capitalist,, like myself—men who wish to build vcy the country and add to its wealth. Why not be fair and truthful in the start, and thus invite tho good, the true and tht. beautiful to come aud settle among us? Last year my plug tobacco was a complete failure, and an old resident of Sandy Mush allowed that it wasbecanBe I did not plant tho plug with tho tin tug end downward. 1 have since learned that one should not plant tho plug at all. It will not reproduce itself even if the tiu tag end be pluuted downward. Tobacco grows from the seed and is made into plugs afterward. Why would it not bo as well to toll a Btranger thoso things instead of allowing him to make a largo Huted ass ot himself with u Watteau back? My well is down now to porphyry rock and Bchist with a homalite stain in it. Neighbors tell me that even if I do no striko water it will make a good c placo to keep vegetables in. 1 learned yesterday that the formei owners of the placo have each dug a dry well 200 feet deep on this farm and then sold it out at a sacrifice. Can it be that I am elected to contribute also a 200 foot root cellar? Oh, heavens! Oh, heavens' It cannot, must not be. Att gofu—vrtf man's , Buffering and woman's weakness. Dr. Pierce's riavorito Prescription puts a stop to it It's a remedy for nil tbo delicate Ue- rangoinenta mid dinordors that make liar KiifTor. and a euro for nil the diseases niul dtsturliances that make her weak. It's n legitimate medicine, that corrects nnrl cures ; a tontu tliat invigorates and buil'la. up ; a nervlnn that rootlns and strengthens. Far beuring-<lo«'ii pains, (Itsplncemonln, and all tho functional irregularities peculiar to tho sex, it'H a safo mul certain remedy. Other medicines claim to euro? That's true. But tlioy don't claim to do thin: if tho "Favorite Prescription" tail'. to ticnefit or cure, in any ease for which it's recommended, the money paid for it IB refunded. Judge for yourself which is likely to bo tho butter iiicilicino. And think whether something elso offered by tho denlor is likely to l» " lust as good." You pay only for tho good you get On theso terms it's the cheapest. RAILROAD TIME TABUS. Rock Inland. EABTWAIID. No. 22, Mail and ExpreBs Nn. 21. Night Express •No. 04, Freight Accommodation WKSTWAHD. ;;:i, Mall and Kxpress... No. No. Bl, Night Express. •No. (13, Freight Accommodation, I1BPAHT8. 8:00 a. m 0:50 p. in 11:4n p. m, DEPARTS.' (1-.20 a. m 6:55 p. nii S:C3 p. mi No. "1 runs to Trait only. No. ~.'l runs through to Dodge City and Liberal. •No. (14 dally except Sunday. •No. 03 daily except Sunday. MlHHourl PaflUlc. EASTWARD. Local Freight (dally) leaves St. Louis Mall (dally) leaves Vf.&O. AcC. (dally) mixed leaves. WESTWARD. Local Freight (dally) leaves O. Acc. (dally(mixed arrives. Denver Express (dally) leaves... 0:00 a. m? 0:1)0 a. m 4:10 p. m. 0:45 a. nV »:45 a nv. 7:gg p. mi bose. 'this sort of thing makes my literary work disconnected, and I have ill- ways wanted my posthumous work tolm my very beat. "God bless you," said a lady friend of initio tho other day, "especially for your posthumous work." I am having the usual trouble pecnliui to domestic animnls in the spring, i bought n donkey last year for tho children. This year wo had him clipped, at he was getting most too woolly and the hens got to burrowing into bis foliage and hiding their nests, so we got u clip- piBt to clip him. Ho is about 80 years ot age and nover had his hnir cut before. We found a good inRny things which the neighbors had missed. They wero in t he stubble after the clipping had been done. But he caught cold, for we clipped him too early. One Bhould not prune u donkey in March. It is risky. He is likely to got pneumonia. Ever sine that I've had to cover up this donkey t>l nights, and two or three times in Hit' night I must go mid seo if ho has kicked tho covers off. He is often feverish at night, and MB feet nro hot and dry. Once they were, anyhow. That was the only time I felt of them. I am going into tho guinea hens tHs- summer. I bought eighteen before .1 paused to ask myself what the guinea hen is good for. Will any reader of this paper who knows what the guinea lieu if good for please write mo at Fletchers. Jf. C, stilting what if anything she is good for except to eat if hard pressed oi to make a loud and long continued noise at 4 o'clock a. m.? Building goes on quietly on my new slo.-c the French Brook river. I will write nioro about it as we progress. 1 am sorry now that I allowed myself, to be drawn into this foolish rivalry with Mr. Vanderbilt in the matter of building. What I should havo done is per fectly plain to mo now. Instead of straining every uervo to equal or excel his residence, I should have waited till ho completed his house and then profited by his experience and avoided his errors. Cars run through to St. Louis without change Chair Cars to Denver free of charge. This Is tbe short line to all points west. P.J. LEiMpAon, Agent. H. C. TOWNBJSND , Qen. Pas. Agent. Hutchinson & Southurn. •No. 2, Mall and Express tNo. (1, Freight and Acc'n AKJUVES. (1:30 p. m 11:30 a. m •No. 1, Mail and ExpresB tNo. 5, Freight aud Acc'n DEPARTS 8:00 a. m. 2:15 p. m. •Daily. tDaily except Sunday. Close connections made at Hutchinson and Kingman with diverging lines. Atchison, Topeka & Snutn Fo* In effect on and after May T2, 1802. WESTBOUND. Trains. p Leave Kansas City. Arrive Hutchinson. Leave Hutcnr lnson. Denver & Utah V.Ex California &Mex. 11m. Colorado night Ex.. Freights... Freight.... 5 3 7 30 43 10:45 a.m. 10:51 a.m. 0:20 p.m. il:30p.m. 0:40p.m. 0:10p.m. 7:45a.m. 3:43p.m. 0:40p.m. 0:40p.m iilUp.ra. 8:05a.m. 7:05p.m. EASTHOCND. TralnB. Arrive Hutchinson. Leave Hutchinson. Arrive Kansas City. New York Limited Ex. Chicago Vestibule EX'BS Cannon ball Missouri river night Ex. Freights Freight 4 0 8 30 4.4 7:50 a m 11:17am 8:15 p m 4.00 pm 8:35 a m 8:10 am 11:17am 10:01pm 1:20p iff 0:30 am 4:40ip m 0:40 p m 7:00 a m Chicago. Kansns & Western Railroad. Hutchinson Kxtenslon. TrainB. 5S p Leave Hutchinson. Arrive Kinsley Accora'd tion 341 8.20 a m 1:20 pm Leave Kinsley Arrive Hutchson. Arrrive Kansas City. New York Limited Ex Accom'd'tion 4 342 4:37 a m 2:25 p m 7:50 a m 8:10 pro 4:40 p m CASTOR IA ror Infants and Children* Hi ••CMtarlstemvtn adapted to chfldrmthtt I recommend lt»» miperior to any prMcrlpta taunratoxne." H. A. Aacma, H. D, 111 8ft Oxford St, Brcokl/B, S. T. "The use of 'Ourtoria'to K, merit. «o well known that it •eeooaawork wlthit. etMf r«*" Ca*u»rt»cm«iOo1lB,©»»ttpa«ta«» Bour Stomach, Diarrhoea, Eructation. . Kills WormaTriTea »V»P, » d P"*""** • wll ItEoSttaJurioi itumedicatlsa. jour' Castoria.' and shall always eonUni dosoaeithaabrnrlablyproduced bead raulU.* Knwnt P. PAKDSS , M. OH M Ttw Wlnthrop," lSiUn StraM and Tth B«rT<»kCNi> I ate EMtor noomlagd*!* Deformed Church. tn Gtwnim CraAirr, T? Hntui Bnor, »«w Tow. COMPANY. Do all kinds oi Transferring and Hauling. Especially prepared to mpyi Iron Safes and all kinds of machinery, being tho only one In the city ha the necessary articles for tho moving of heavy goods DOM, f No. 3 carries through Pullman and tourist sleeping cars to San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco and City of Mexico. No. 6 carries through Pul and chair cars to Pueblo, Coloradao S; We Pay Freight on Local or Car Lots and transfer it from any depot to any part of tho city at reasonable rates. Years of experience in boxing and -moving enables us to move Pianos and Household Goods'without the least Injury. If you want to move your office or household goods we can do it better for you than anyone elsd and save you money. irough Pullman sleepers ilo, Coloradao Springs and Denver, making connections at Pueblo Since tho above was written I have been out all day on horseback hunting for more dynamite among the neighbors, I borrowed four largo cartridges of a kind hearted neighbor and carried them in my coat tail pocket aboard a fractious horse t wenty-niuo miles over, a mountain road. Wheu I got there the hair in the butter of my sandwich had turned white. AREYODHUNTAY FOR A HOME? If so write to Geo. T. Nieholson, f?. P. & T. & S. V. IS. K. Topeku, Kansas, for a copy of the new edition of Oklahoma folder, containing full account of Cherokee Strip and Chickasaw Nation. DO YOU WANT . SOME YELLOW GOLD? It can be easily obtained in the new raining camp of Cripple Creek, Colorado, near Pike's Peak, directly reached via Santa Fo Route. The sensation of 18!>2. ARE YOU THINKING OP GOING EAST? The Democratic Convention at Chicago, June 21st, and the National Educational Association meeting at Saratoga, July 13th, affords good chances to buy reduced rate tickets via Santa Fe Route. A COOL RECEPTION IN HOT WEATHER, Can be had by buying tourist tickets to Colorado, on sale beginning June 1st. It will pay you to' investigate what the Santa Pe Route has to offer, be fore making final arrangements J. W, TKDFOHD, Agent. and Colorado Springs with through sleepers for San Francisco and Portland; via. Bait ^No!'? carries through Pullman sleeper to Dodge City and Inrough coaches to Pueblo and Denver. No. 4 carries through Pullman and tourist sleepers, also chair cars to Kansas City and Chicago, also Pullman sleeper to St. Louis. No. 0 carries through Pullman Bleepers and chair cars to Kansas City and Chicago No. 8 carries Pullman sleepers and chaii cars to Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo. GEO. T. NICHOLSON, G. T. & P. A., Topeka, Kan. J. W. TKDFOHD Agent Santa Fe Itoutc. Hutchinson. The Gelebrated French Cure. w « d,, APHROQ^rsK£^a e I Is SOLD OK A POSITIVE GUARANTEE to euro any form of nervous disease or any disorder of tbe generative organs ot either sex/ .„„, - .. whether arising. _ BEFORE from tho exces- AFTER Blve use ot Stimulants, Tobacco or Opium, or through youthful indiscretion, over Indulgence, Ac, suca as Lass ot Brain Powor, Wakefulness, Bearing down Pains in tho back, Seminal Weakness, HyBteria. Nervous Proa- tratlon,NooturnalEmlBBions,Leucorrhcca, Dizziness, weak Memory, Loss of Power and Im- potenoy, which if neglected oltcn lead to pro- mature old ago and lnsoulty. Price tl.00 a box s boxes tor $£.00. Sent by mail on receipt of price* A WRITTEN GUARANTEE is given for evory 16.00 order received, to refund tho money If a Periuanout cure is not effected. We have thousands ot testimonials from old and young of both sexes, who have been permanently cured by the use of Aphroditlno. Circulora tree. Mention ptvpw. AddresB THE APHRO MEDICINE CO 67 Washington St., CHICAGO, IUi. Por sale by A. & A. Drug Co. Storage Department. We have the largest brick store room in the city for storing goods. Parties- leaving the city can haire their goods packed by us, stored away and shipped whenever desired. This is one of our specialties. We guarantee onr work to be first-class in every respect and use. tee utmost care. A reasonable prico is all we ask and a trial will convince you that we aro the best. STOVE DEPARTMENT. We will take down your stoves, move them and take all the, nickel part* 1 off, oil them, wrap them in paper, oil your pipe, wrap it in paper and store them for the season for the small sum of S3.50, tho, season ending December 1, 1893. This way of taking care of Btovesmakes them ateolutely rust proof, ana makes a small job for the man who cleans it. We do not polish stoves, for that^ is out of our line of business. Hope you will give us a liberal patronage. ^ Hutchinson Transfer and Storage Co., E. R. LOCK, M ANAGER, , Office and Barn, Second Ave, Ea t. Telephone No. 19. Boils. UttkOQUAINTEDWITH THE QEOORXPHYOFTHISCOUHTIIYWItLOBTAIN UUCIt VMJMBLE IHfORUMlOH (KM K STUDY OF TH',3 UM> OF THE "HAVE YOU ANY HOSE?' When I handed my cartridges over to the woll digger after my day's work in securing thorn and heaved a High of relief, fooling Btire that now tho work could go on, he took them and looked at them for quite a spoil, and then he said, Bort of Blow and easy liko: 1 'That's—hit. Now— if —we— had — some—hofle—we—conld — put— in —a— blast.' ''Haven't you got any IIOBO?" 1 askod in loud, parliamentary toneB. '•No," ho said. "I—hod—a—few—yes­ terday — but— I — ain't — got^—a—one- now." So I put in tho following day getting Bolls according to Dr. King, an eminent authority "Hre generally connected with dc> rangemcms of the liver and ^stomach." While tbo older SarBaparlllas contain potaijh which aggravates oruptiona, Joy's is peculiarly a. stomach and bowel corrective, arid Is the ouly one that is to. Its regulating Influences cause boils to dry up and disappear almost immediately. A case In point. "I bad bolls break out on my neck. One had bursted. I took Joy's VegctabloBaraaparillaaml in o /trw days the other both had dried up. In the spring of 1890 I took ono oi tbo other Sursapa- rlllas and the result was a mans ot pimples. Hearing that Joy's was later and acted differently I used it this year with tho above satisfactory »« ult »" J. NkWMAS, Alameda, Cat Formerly with the "Alta California," 8. F. Eobt. Walsh, with Wells Fargo & Co., and scores o! other Ban Fjandscans report tho same experience. It avoids the use ot the lauce JUI wSarsaparllla As it is tbo only Sansparllla that pariflei tho blood without tho ugly potash eruptions,-Insist ou Joy's and don't bo talked into tnklnganothor. For sale by A. J. Buumhardt, first opor north of Santa Fe hotel. KANSAS SALT CO.* "LUCK IS PLUCK" famttSAor ,o *no» L ..touj, || re.neml .»th» L OUR NEW B00Kl »!i^^^S.'i!'^: ««i>», • Testimonials: llook mailed "PI linK WINS LUCK!" of Through OoachM, BlrtMrt, Free T^llnlna Chair Can andrjlDlna Oarl dalfy between CHICAGO, DKS MOINES, WuSjClL BWJFFS..QMXHA amlJUN. CMcanQ, Rocfc Maaft & Pacific Ry., The Direct Route to and from CHICAGO, I10CK ISLAND, DAVBtlPORT, SES MOINES, COUNCIL BLOFFB, OMAHA, LINCOLN, WATEBTOWN, SIOUX FALLS, MINNEAPOLIS, ST. PAUL, ST. JOSEPH, ATCHISON, LEAVENWORTH", KANSAS CITY, TOPEKA, DENVER, COLORADO SPBINQ8, and PUEBLO. Free Reclining Chair Can to and from CHICAGO, CALDWELL, HUTCHINSON ana DODGE CITY, and Palace Sleeping Can between CniCAGO, WICHITA and HUTCHINSON. SOLID VESTIBULE EXPRESS TRAINS _ ouch , Can »ntl DlnlnK Can dally MOINES, COUNCIL M-Ul.„. „ COLN. and twtffeni CHICAGO Mid DENVEB. COLORADO SPRINGS and PUEBLO via St. JoMpta, or Kansas City and Topeka, Ezcurtioni dftflr, with Choice of Routes to and from Salt Lake, Portland, Loa Angelfta and Ban Francisco. Tho Direct Lino to and from Plke'a Peak, ManUou, Garden or the Godf, tbe Sanltoriunu, and Scenic Grandeurs of Colorado. Via The Albert Lea Route, Past Express Trains dally between Chicago and Minneapolis and St. Paul, wtlU THROUGH Reclining Chair Cars FREE, to and from tboso points and Kansas City. Through Chair Car and Sleeper between Peoria, Spirit Lake and Sfoux Falls via Hock bland. The Favorite Line to Watertown, Sioux Fftlls, U» Bummer Resorts aud Hunting and Fishing Grounds of Hie Northwest. For Tickets, Ilftps. Folders, or desJred Information apply to any Coupon Ticket Office, or address E, ST. JOHN, JOHN SEBASTIAN Gen'l Manager, Gea'V Txt. & pass, AgW CHICAGO, ILL. ^ ' " Hutchinson, Kansas. The only manufacturers of DAIRY AND TABLE c WeBt of New York. G-uaranteednot to harden in any climate, WESTERN v RIVERSIDE, DIAMOND, £ NEW YORK .f 0 DAIRY SAl/T. * "We (juarantee ? our Dairy Salt equal to either? the 'Ashton or HifTglns imported salt in every ^respect. Give it a trial and you i will eeretainly agree with us. * R. S. V. P. TABLE SALT. Ask your grocer for it. It will suit you,

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