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Wll.l. I'AY I r °>! '"IK Dispatch- Democrat UNTIL JAN. 1 1391. Subscribe Now ! cm omit WILL PAY FOR THE Dispatch- Democrat Subscribe Now! VOLUME XXI. URIAH CITY, MENDOCINO MUSTY, CAL., FJIIJ)AY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 26, 1800. DISPATCH ASD DEMOCRAT. PUBLISHED EVERT FRIDAY, VK1AII. - - • MKXIHH'ISU <'<)., I'M.., By JNO. BUCKINGHAM, Sl'HM'Kn'ThlN It .lTKS: One Tear Six Monllis .. Three Months A. T F. BRUNNER'S "Well stocked »2 r,o AWVKKTIMNC SpBOP. 1 Inch 'J inches 8 Inches 4 Inches (.Inches «Inches 7IneheH 8 Inches 9 Inches ... 10 Inches "ne-hnlf column. One column ... 'Dtrep months same rate months l.'j' times otie n month $1 t»er inch for tl; per Inch for each suhsei| advertisements fl per lnc •jpecllled position %, pe are net IlKures. it A ri->: Monthly. * 2 M a oo 8 7li ti ia in it oo ii m Ifi oo Yearly. • 12 IK) is on •J4 00 :'.o OO lit', oo :» oo •12 OO 4S 00 M 00 i;o .oo r.i', oo 120 00 Two lis for one year, onth. Less than one st insertion. . r >0 cents ueut insertion I.i'tfiil h lor eaeli Insertion, lit. exlra. The above w KssroNA i, CARDS. J. <). WHITE, DUtrlvt AUomry »•«! Allorncy at I.itw, liktah City, Mendocino Co., cal. O FFICK —In Court House. Will practice in all Mate anil Federal Conns. 1-lllf J. it. MAXXOX, Attorney HID I <'omi*f>l«r nt I .nw. Ukiah, Mendocino County, Cal. Will practice In all Courts of Hi is .State. O KFICK —In Masonic Hall building, corner of School and 1'erklns Streets. 1-llf. ./. .1. COOl'Klt. Attorney mill ComiMcloritl I .HW. Uklah IMty.Cal. OFFlCK—In Odd Fellows' llnlMinx. Will promptly attend to all business intrusted to his care in any of theCourtnof thisStaie. 1-1-10 YELL A- PKAWKLL, Attorney* anil t'liiiiwelor* Ht I.nw. Uklah Clly, Meniioeino Co., Cal. O FFICE— I U New Law HulldiuK, west of Court ilouse. Will practice In all Courts of this stale. (l-7tf. T. /.. CAROTUKRS, Attorney HiiUgCoiuimlor nt I.nw, Uklah Clly, California. Office Iu Kew Law Uuildlug, west of Court House, Practices in all State and Federal Courts. H-ltf ,S. C. J'O.KIK, Attorney nt I.nw, Uklah City, C.il. Special attention paid to Probate business. Will practice in all the Courts. JAMES E. l'KMiiKirrnx, Attorney nnd t'onnnelor lit I.nM*. Lansing St., Mendocino City. Will practice iu all the Courts of this State. 1-7IL J. A'. CM AM HERS, Attorney Hint t'onnftelor nt l4iw, uovelo, Mendocino Co., Cal. Practices in all the Courts of this State. W. X. MOORE, H. 1)., Physician and Surgeon, Uklah City, Cal. at 'residence 01 one block west of Court House 0P *Oftlcc at'residence on l'orkins Street, uTbloi" J. L. 110X1), .V. I)., Vhyntclan BIH I NnriceoH. Uklah City, Cal. O FFICE —Ou west Bldo of Court House, Iu Hexor'a building. GEO. W. STOUT, .V. D., Fliyalelnn anil Durtcaii, Uklah City, Cal. OrriCB—At Ckiah Hotel. 12-21lf. J. II'. 1IVDSOX, .V. D. Physician and Surgeon, Uklah, Cal. Office: Northwest cor. Standley and School «a. Rooms at A. (J. Carpenter's, State st. 4-121f CI. T. MA SOX, M. l>. flayslrlan, Ruriiroii Hint Uyiiet.otoKlMt. San Francisco. Cal. Telephone No. S448. 610 11 ayes St reut. Makes a specialty of Diseases of Females and all diseases of the Stomach and Digestive. Organs IK. H. UOaSlIEAD, 1). P. S. DENTIST. Ukiau City, Mendocino Co., Cal. O FFICE —West of Express < Office. Oas admin- istsred. 10-2ltf. WM. M. l'EEHY, Real Estate Agent, Conveyancer •nd Searcher of Records, Uklah, Cal. OI«c« with County Clerk. All business entrusted to my care attended to promptly. 4-r,tf. Q. A. OVKRMEYER, Countable anil Collector Uklah City, Cal. Ornci—Oppotlte D IIIFATCII ofllee. Prompt atteutlou giveu to all business en trailed lo my care. r. .v. .VASOX, Architect and Builder, Ulslua City, Cal, Plans, SpeMAcatinns and r^sthnates made to order. Will contract for nil kinds of bulldiugs, la furnish material, or otherwise. Satisfaction guaranteed. - s-Viil. FOR SALE! 1 A AND '20 ACHK TKACTB OF RICH BOTU loin land lor sale in Little Lake Valley. Subdivisions of the 11. L. Norton HOME RANCH. Easy terms. Apply lo II. H. -MUIK, WllUI-s, or H, I.. MORTON. 11) (Jul. St.. H, K.. (.ill. PIANOS Oul> N«« Ul.rlslul'Uuaa »JU, I)U SD4 urn wata. dullvivwli naxttl ItM.ou I HIIUI! Jitr. aa Osklina with RO°4 >II»I sml rawim nvlliiit • I nrleft. I'.illr WMrtnl«rt. C (:O«|H,.I I'IWV. ki.UMlnV.il. A. lnni.O»liUinl.<!all ESTABLISHMENT The Largest Assortment of Htitl'U'rV lTiirdwHi-c, Mt'i-iittmr'.s Tunis. Mann'.M, lluul's ntnl Kurd's Axi't, ilmvi'v J't'iici' Ifiiiid and X. Sitws, I'ninin^ "'IIU I M, TI K' hnperiiil l'lnw, (Hr*t riuw in ttir IVnrht.) — Al.St)— Tin 1 Ilneki'Vt ('(uahini'd Ihirroir Jiiiil PtMMk-r, Tht' Hui-k.-yt! I''.ni)|», Tin- Buckcyi' Wind Motor, Tin' (iridic, llciit'li A: Co. Su [icrior Stovi-H tuid Kivilfii'M, Tin* Adimis WVstlitfci 1 Monurcli (JIIS- itlilR' ItiUI^CS, lllltl H iHIIHll'fMl ||||4l OIK* lliliitfN iiriiamoiilHl mill IIMI' I K I, AT LOWEST RATES. L1VERV&FEEI) <S|i|Mmlte tliellmiiil Hotel, State Street, - • Ukiah.Cal. SMITH & HILL. Proprietor. . Hood Turnoiils for liire—Ilouldo A ml SI UK I " k'HiiiH, mid Stiddlf Horm-s. Tin* best of CHIV K K I-H to trmisifiit stock. TotmiH furniatii'd with or without drivers. Your putroinisu is NO- iicitt'd, mid Mdtisfttction Knaninti'd. U -7t/. J. M. HAN FORD. NEW SHOP NEW PRICES n Will HOI BE H1I, For Best Meats and at Lowest Prices don't fail to call on SANFORD&SON, Opposite the Post-Office. Stale Street, • - Vkiah Citij. I.. KIiWARDH. 11. KIIWAlllM. EDWARDS BROS'. Meat Market, L T KIAH, CAL. ^1^'Wc wish to inform thy inildin that wo have OJH'IUH I a nient innrkft in tht' building repent!}* iKM-unied by U. Marks it (Jo, where we will continually keep on hand I lie very e.holoest meats to be found in the market. Meat delivered free to all parts of the eity. Uemember we are here to stay. EDWARDS BROS. if. IJ. SMITH. It. K. DONOHOH. Smith & Donohoe (SnecoKsnrs to Dunoon A Smith.) Searchers of Records, OH.ee with t'ounty Assessor, IIKIAH ill IV, - • CALIFORNIA AbJ-trartsinade niKH'ouvoyaneln^ Done. Agents for Klro Assoeiatlou of PhiladeU»hla. Kefer by perinlK8lon to: Uoht. Mefiaivey, Superior Judge; H. D. l'axton, Oounty Clerk; Thos, I,, OurotherH, K SIJ,; il. A. 1'eaUocly, Kdltnr of D ISPATCH. lli-71 f. Mendocino County Abstract, •:• Bureau! Ami Land Title Oilier, School St., nclj. ChrlNtiiiu Church, UKIAII, VA'i. Sole proprietors uf Uurfco's Self-Correct- lliff System of ileiluciutc i.inul Titles. Only com l»lete abstracts of Mcmlocino County. Searchers of Records, Insurance and Loan Agents. msmcoNTmn specialties RICE * BALTZELL, 4-2f.tf. l J ronrieU ,rB. B00T& SHOE STORE Ladies' Gsilleiiien and Cliililrai's BOOTS AND SHOES At the LuweKt Living 1 'rleoH FOR CASH! Agent for United Workingmen'a Boots and Shoes. Al.b KINDS OP Boots and Shoes Made to Order. HriitK your nlil Shoes mill liutfn them rcpulreil piiiutl III iii'W. All klmla til MMOK DHIWMIMil, OuUK KOI.Ko, fc.ii-. Ail Work Warranted. S, BOOKB. J. R. MATHEWS' CITY PHARMACY! North Side of Court II OUHP, Standley St.. Ukiah. Cal. FINE DRUGJS AND MEDICINES. Choice Perfumeries. Fine - Toilet - Articles! Pure Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Preparations. Patent Medicines, Cigars, Etc. -) ICE-COLD SODA WATER.C— JP1111XI.S ProacriptloriH n. Speoinlty. New Soods! Finest Quality I Low Prices! JACOB BBGrEn, MERCHANT TAILOR School Street, Ukiah. H AS A T.AROE AND SELECT STOCK OK THE finest nooils, botll foreiKU tlilii iloniL'Stlc, which ho will make up nt beilrock prices, A H OOD K IT iJiunANTKKi). (.live him an early call, make your selections, ami secure a perfect tit, whereby you will be presentable nt /ill times. D-'i'.tf. NlHlO SI I «•«'(, I lilHll, Have the largost and best stook of Furniture and Carpets E VEU BKoitaiiT TO M ENDOCINO C O. Everthing appertaining to a first- class furniture establishment constant ly on hand. Buying for cash direct from the manufacturer we are enabled to sell at San Francisco prices. Call and be convinced. Terms Strictly Cash. B®"0nr undertaking department is thoroughly equipped. Orders in this line promptly attended. Chinese or Tenement House Made Cigars. -TIIK- Ukiah Cigar Factory! MAKES THE FINEST CRADES OF CICARS TO BE FOUND ANYWHERE. Only (he choicest material useil nnil W HITE 1 .AIHIK exclusively employeil. CiKiii- Dealers, do not full to uive our clunrs a trial. ^ our patrons will bctlcllshteil with them. Ukiah Cigar Factory, PAUL BAIER, Prop. C. E. TRYON, General Blacksmith! Uorne.ro/ Slate and Steven sou Streets, atljat'n- iinj Kentucky .*tabt(«, L'ktah Clly, Cat, ftijugoni*rnl TJlarkHin (thing done. Agoiil for the Dekrlug Mo\vcr t Ho)f Dumiitug Kiikt'S, Mlti-h- ell Wagon, and other farm maehlnery. Sacred Heart Convent of Mercy! A BOAROINC AND DAY SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES. Conducted by the .sisters of Morev, Uklah, Mendocino Co., Cnl. For lurlher particulars apply to the MOTHER UUl'KJIIOItKHH, lull l.'klah. Cnl. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE 1W .W " y \ Dispatch—Democrat. iagee's Drug Ske -I3XT- New Quarters. I have Removed my Stock of Drugs, Paints, Oils and Wall-Paper TO THE MAMS BUILDING, OPPOSITE TjrlZE GrE.A .-J ^TI3 HOTEL. Will also hnvo in the same room a Oi .mplete Line ol SCHOOL SUPPLIES, ETC., Kept toy .A.. :M. D. Veatoh. We invite all wantinrjf Goods in these Lines to call and see us. J. 1ST. MAGEE, A. m. D. VEATOH. WHO 13 RESPONSIBLE 1 Locating- the Blame for Extravagance of the Fast Two Years. New Goods! Latest Styles! :-: A. BASCH, -:- Merchant - Tailor! WISHES TO ANNOUNCE That he has just laid in a Fine Stock of FALL WINTER GOODS, Of the very Latest Styles. ©CSr^These Goods comprise the Choicest Materials, both Foreign and Domestic. Finest Designs in Pants Patterns EVER BROUGHT TO UKIAH. FASHIONABLE SUITS At the Most Reasonable Prices. PERFECT :-: FIT :-: GUARANTEED. -in­ state Street, Ukiah, Cal. Selling Out Entire Stock! Having decided to close out our business, we will dispose of our Stock of GENERAL MERCHANDISE At a Great Sacrifice! Thin is a fine opportunity for some one wishing' to invest in a paying business in a good locality. I N THE MEANTIME, ANYONE WISHING TO PURCHASE Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Or in fact anything in o\ir line, tjCsi^Tho entire ttock mast be sold at once, either as a whole or at retail. W. ENGLISH & CO., Calpella, Mendocino County, Gal, Ilj.tou Tribune. So far n.s we know, no Democratic journal linn ever nltempteil any ilefeiiHe of the Dflinorratic iiiembera of the I .e^iHlutnre for their Nliare of the rcsv-onBllvility for the enormou»inoronHe of tliotax levy. On the oilier hand, Republican journals huve been ponitively diahonent in their efTorlH to fi.\ the reHpoiieiliility where it does nol properly belong. Thoy are equally diB- honeBt in making coinpariHOiiB anil in dodning individual recordii. It is true that the Democrats have control of the Legislature, but their majority in the Assembly iH so slender that, with one exception, every unnecessary appropriation passed might have been defeated il one-half the Republican members had voted against them. In every instance, these extraordinary appropriations were passed aynintl the adeire <iml rtcommend- alionnf a Democratic Controller, and irilh tits advice and appioial of a Republican Uorernor. The dishonesty in making comparisons plainly Is apparent |n an article in the Bulletin, in which the appropriations of 1883-1 and 1884-5 amounting to *u,!i7l,- :I00 are contrasted with the $12,734,510 appropriated for the forty-first and forty- second tlBcal years. It omits to mention the fact that the Legislature of 1887 appropriated $9,979,000, and that the Assembly was Republican and VV. H. Jordan was Speaker and appointed a Republican committee on Ways and Means. That I .egiBlacUre lelt deficiencies amounting to $280,000, which, were paid at the lust session of the Legislature, and which in all iairnesB ought to be added to the appropriations of 1887 and not to those of 18S9. It will thus be seen, that t}ie mi-. ual increase in the tax levy has been about two anil a half millions. There is no defense (or members who arc responsible for such an Increase, but there is neither sense nor reason in heaping censure upon some and shielding otheiB who are equally vulnerable. It is the object of this article to make suoli an analysis of ttie vote upon the varioiiB extraordinary appropriations as will tlx the responsibility were it properly belongs. * * # # * An examination of the records shows that, two-thirds of the special appropriation bills were Republican measures, and were supported by a proportionately larger number of Republicans than Democrats. In making this examination it is well to keep in view the fact that the Assembly is comprised of 43 Democrats and 37 KepublicaiiB. The bill authorizing tho establishment of au asylum, to be located in Southern California, was of Republican origin, and passed the Assembly by the votes of 29 Democrats and 31 Republicans. There were four noes—all Democrats. The appropriation for tiiia purpose amounted to $350,000. The bill creating a State Reform School was also a Republican measure, and the appropriation amounted to $200.0JO. It passed the Assembly by the votes of 29 Democrat? and 30 Republicans. The noes were five Democrats and three Republicans. The appropriation asked for in the construction of the Mendocino Asylum was $3 r )0,000. When it passed the Assembly not a single Republican raised his voice in protest. Mr. Dibble, who sat in the last Republican Convention and reported the resolution denouncing the last Legislature for wastefulness and extravagance, was one of the warmest advocates of the Mendocino bill, and it is a notable circumstance that his vote, while in the Legislature, was not recorded against a single extraordinary appropriation. The bill fixing a permanent Bite for the 1 California Home for the Care and Training of Feeble-minded Children, called for an appropriation of $200,00!), and it passed the Assembly by a vote of 25 Democrats 25 Republicans. The noes were 14 Democrats and 7 Republicans. In order to correct an error it was passed a second timo by the votes of 29 Democrats and 30 Republicans. The bill creating the Preston School of Tndustry was paBsed by the votes of 32 Democrats and 29 Republicans. If we take into consideration the political <li viol the Assembly, the bill passed by the votes of a proportionately larger number of Republicans than Democrats. The appropriation amounted to $160,000. The bill appropriating $205,000 for the erection of additional buildings at Agnews, passed by tho votes oi 31 Democrats and 28 Republicans. The noes were 3 Democrats and 1 Republican. Tho appropriation for the support of the State Mining Bureau was about double that of previous years, and how was it passed? A motion was made to cut down the appropriation to $<10,000. Upon that motion 15 Democrats and 0 Republicans voted aye. The original amount, $100,0i>0, was thus retained iu the bill and it was passed by n vote of 23 Democrate and 31 Republicans. Tho noes were 12 Democrats and 3 Republicans. In the consideration of claims, the Republican record shown Vo still greater disadvantage. Tho notorious claim of Dennis Jordan pusBed the Assembly by the votes of 31 Democrats and 31 Republicans. The noes were 7 Democrats and 2 Republicans. The preposterous claim of Mrs. J. ti. Lemon was passed by 24 Democrats and 29 Republicans The 4 negative votes were all Democrats. The bill ini 'ieaning the pay of the Governor's private secretary was passed by 25 Republicans and 17 l>emo«ralc. Ho far as the extraordinary and the unnecessary appropriations are concerned, this is the record of tho last Assembly, and reasonable and fair minded KeptihM cans who will take the trouhld ta study H NTMBEB 52 " 1 ''i "'ITI mmmm to their parly. It is a shameful record all around, but it would hardly be fair to divide the responsibility equally between tho two parties. Republican members have shown a stronger tendency toward extravagance and profligacy than have the Democratic members. Resides, a Republican Governor, clothed with the veto power, increased the responsibility of the Republican party for all vicious legislation, because he failed to exercise thot power judiciously. A SH00T1NO SCRAPE. A former Xendocinolte Killed in Freano County. The following letter is taken from the Fresno Republican. The Bradways implicated In this shooting affray formerly lived on the coast of Mendocino county, and will be remembered by many of our readers: Enrron R EPUBUPAM : Will yon allow me the space to make a statement in regard to the recent shooting affray on Dry creek between Alfred Hatch and Harrv Bradway, for the benefit of those interested. All the aceounta I have seen In the papers are incorrect. The account in the Ranger Herald is simply absurd. The shooting occurred on Monday, July 21, 1890, at 12:30 o'clock, near Hacker's camp, obout two miles and a half north of Fancher creek. On the morning of the 21st, Frank Hutchinson came down to A. S. Bradway, who resides on Fancher creek, trying to dispose of some cord wood. Mr. Bradway told him he did not want it, and Hutchinson then went to Harry Rradway, who was standing near, and made the same proposition to him. After some conversation, young Bradwav resolved to go and examine the wood, and, if suitable, purchase It. About 10 o'clock A. M. he mounted a horse and rode np to where the wood was, for the purpose of examining it. After Bradway viewed the wood Hutchinson made the renuirk that Backer was trying to swindle him out of his wood. Bradwav did not know until that time that thev (Hutchinson and Hacker) were contending over the matter. When Hutchinson made that remark Bradway turned to him and said: "Hutchinson, if there iB any trouble between yon and Hacker over this wood I don't want anything to do with it, and I am going over to see Hacker about, it, to inquire if he has filed a claim on it." Suiting the action to the word, Brad­ wav mounted bis borse and rodo to Hacker's camp, a distance of about two hundred yards. Arriving at the camp Hacker asked Bradway to get, down and take a seat. Bradwav was in the act of getting off when lfacker drew bis Henry ritle and leveling it at Bradway's breast, said, " Yon have come here to raise a row yon HORTICULTURAL COLUMN H. PRICE. K2I3IT0:R. Summer Pruning; of Deciduous Treee. Bradway told him he bad not come there to raise a row, aqd also told him to shoot, as he would not have a better lime. Saylna this, Bradway wheeled his horse and rode in a gallop to the wagon where I^ewis and Hutchinson were loading wood. Springing from his horse he seized a Winchester ritle and quickly remounting, exclaimed, " Hacker thinks I'll take water, but I won't." He started in a gallop by the camp, where Hacker was concealed, keeping about seventy yards east of the camp. Hutchinson shouted, "Look out, Harry, that assassin is in ambush waiting for you." But Bradway either paid no attention or else did not hoar him. When about even with the tent or camp, and about seventy yards east, Hacker fired with a Winchester rifle. The ball cut a piece of the rim of Bradway's hat. Bradway immediately sprang from his horse and stepped to one side, when the negro woman handed Hacker a shotgun. Hacker fired again at Bradway, the charge of slugs, two of which entered the groin, causing a mortal wound. Bradway staggered, seemed to grow blind, fell and and then rising, drew his gun and fired in the direction from which the smoke of Hacker's gun came, as he could not see Hacker. Hacker fired again, but missed him. Bradway turned and walked about twelve steps and fell, but managed to pull liim- selt and crawl about one hundred and fifty yards from Hacker's camp. Hacker getting a little uneftsy at what i he had done, ran over to Constable Burton's house anil gave himself up, and Burton took b:r.i to Vi.o Fresno jail. Bradway's father having become acquainted with the terrible news started at once fo: tijo scene of the fight, finding his son terribly woundad and bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound iu the groin. The first word spoken by Bradway was, "Pa I guesB I'm killed." After bringing him borne Dr. Jacoble was sent for. He probed for the balls, but failed to find them, the bullets striking so near the same place as to make one large wound. One of the balls struck the thigh bone, glanced through the lower intestine, perforating three of the intestines and bursting others in its passage. The other ball glanced downward about ten Inches below the wound. Bradway was armed with only a small pocket pistol when he first went to Hacker's camp. Notwithstanding the tender care and the attending physician—Dr. Jacobie's— skill, ho passed away to lltat bourne from which travelers ne'er return. F HANK F. B OQABD, Fancher Creek, August 15, 1890. The Chicago Tribune Is not the only great Republican paper in the west that condemns the McKinley tariff bill. The St. Paul PUmeer-Ptem says of it: "This is not Republican policy, it is not protectionism, it iB the mere madness of those who believe in the abolition of foreign trade at any cost. It means a strengthening of the bands of every monopoly that is formed to control trade, It means the useless deprivation of the people. It is the plan formed by a little iunta of extremists in congress who propose to force their views upon the party and to bind it by the passage of this bill to a policy which it has never approved; and which a greater portion of its members repudiate. There is a great service, to be rendered the Republican party by speaking out plainly and chaiiwterialnjj the MaKlnley bill as ft deserves. * It has few friends Uinonn the people, It ; is not a measure whnw burden. 1116 party can afford to hear iu the euMiinK elwltlon contest, Before it h too late thfl «|jl»ii|f i: (maw},« Republican l*n<tt* wtfttnnt Mil enormity «a will iii*>t itattt |t«u>l if K .i ' i • ' " f" la i , *• .1. M. Kdmiston of F.lCajon, San Diego county, writes to the Great Southiceit as f.illows: . What, then, is the theory of summer pruning? i F IRST—To make the branches short : i and slubbed so they can bear a heavy load without breaking. S ECOND —To increase the number of fruit -bearing branches and develop the, fruit-buds near the trunk of the tree, where the weight of fruit will be belter shaded and better'hourished. The horticulturist who has practiced fruit -growing In the Fast, and who came to this coast with his former methods well fixed in his mind, must remember that here the conditions are very different. In the Fast, rains and cloudy weather prevailed to a great extent and sunshine was essential to the perfecting oj the crop. Here, sunshine and dry air Is the rule, making it essential to prune for shade instead of for sunlight. Tha principle will apply alike to all deckhK ous fruits, though the extent to which l| ' should he carried will vary with the kind and with t!i e several varieties of MPs) kind. Pruning does not make a tree more vigorous, or grow faster, but rather re­ tards growth, and for that reason should; '. be practiced HO as to require but a slight pruning at any one time. It trees wer» constantly watched and any protruding branches pinched hack, it would be better than a general pruning at set times. 1 If our heroic horticulturist, who thinks he must cut out great branches that the, remaining ones may draw a double supply of sap, could realize that be is weakening and lowering the vitality of the whole tree, there would lie less stove wood made from our orchards. Against such butchery most earnest pro-' test should be made. A)low me to suggest to such persons that if the next time lie feels impelled to cut and slash his trees, he first take a shovel and pick, and fill np ruts in the public highway until his ardor is worked off. both he and the public will be the gainers thereby. Some, however, insist that such prnn- ing is all right if put off until winter. A better way would l >e to put it off unHI^ the tree is dead and make it all.im'S stovewood at once. " ; . This reminds me of a fruit-grower who, a few years ago, remarked to the writer that he had primings enough from his orchard every year to supply him with firewood, and rather congratulated himself on bis thrift and thrifty trees. Rut a little later he dug up his trees because they would not bear. He had pruned all vitality out of them. How, then, should pruning be done? Simply shorten in the long Drauchee. If a tree throws out long, slender branches, like the apricot, prune, pench and some varieties of the pear, it should lie cut back often, so as to avoid heavy pruning at any one time. It in bettor to clip Biich trees once in winter and twice in summer— say, as a general rule, in March, June and August. For trees that make n short growth, once in winter and once in summer woulcV perhaps lie sufficient. But as indicated above, the bet­ ter way is to constantly watch every tree' and never allow a branch to get beyond' its fellows, aud in that way keep the head round and dense. If a tree shows a disposition to grow to one side, as is common, to lean from the wind, let the shears lie applied to th« branches on the heavy side of the tree, " thus retarding growth on that side aud'- developing It on the other. By watching in this way, a one-sided or leaning tree can soon be forced back to an equilibrium, and a perfect and beautiful head formed instead of an unsightly, deformed one. The writer has practiced this method for 30 years with deciduous trees, and for nine years with orange trees, and does not hesitate to say that, us a rule, a leaning or one-sided tree is from negjact. It is not meant by this thatsmall trees,while too slender to stand up against tha wind, can be kept from leaning (exoapt by staking), but that such leaning top*, as soon as the tree has size and strength; can be brought back to a perfect equilibrium by judicious summer pruning. Should not the inside branches inun- the head of a peach or apricot tree be cut out? If we except dead branches and-r-; those that interfere, most deeide^ly'iK|}'- r ' ? -^ • While visiting a neighboring apetoof f orchard not long ago, the owner coiu-';'^ plained that his trees would not Isaer.-'*''"' and that what fruit he did have -Wif^i small, and asked what could be matter. A glance at his trees showed that eyem,-|l twig in the center of the tree had,be»«|^ cutout—not a fruit bearing spur leftvirp four to six feet of the trunk, andi great branches were bare even • gra distance. A little farther on place was visited, and In reply,,(rfjj question, "How ure youi Aperient! iug?" me answer came frotn tt^uegi face: "OhI they are jiU-iniuin Aud sure enough, it was a. etKlnfv seeing. The greet brauuhos, u |eW to the trunk of the tree,, weW^all solid cluster of fine, la ^p* 8 - 9 '.lot an inch lung, uu thci ' branches two o? three J had twoor more line w, only a few Inches kn proportion. The tn shortened in branches, inside wfj ,wer*weUdevetbr*fi , ; The other nian.hjia branches air qftkejgp HslIadTadai m

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