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MARKER AND FURROWER. A. Fiu-m Implement Which I» Highly JPralsed by Its Designer, Among- the improved farm implements in use by a progressive younjj ( tanner of this vicinity is a combined 'Jtoarker and furrower of his own de•Ign,. which he claims to be better •daptedto his use than anything- he had •tried before. The runners are cutfrom three-inch material, three and one-half •rfeet long-, and ten inches wide. These »re placed at the proper distance apart «nd firmly held in position by cross- jpieces in front and behind, each end T>eing- notched into the runner and dtastened down with two coach screws ionr inches long- and three-eighths of *n inch in diameter. Over these cross- jjieces, and in the center between the sruxmefs another piece is bolted and allowed to extend six inches forward and » foot or more backward. A "V-shapcd" place of iron fastened upon this re- •ccives one end of the gunge, which is iflnnly braced by a three-eig-liths-inch )*od connecting with a ring bolt at the {forward extremity of the center-piece, ^tiiiis admitting- of motion from side to j«ide only in a perpendicular plane. This does away with all cords attached ••to the harness, and variation from un- •qual pulling 1 of the team is avoided. Into the center-piece and rear crosspiece stout leg-s of some elastic timber GROWING SWEET POTATOES, by « 1.—COMBDTKD MASKKK A_YD FuJi- EOWEK. mre inserted which support a seat at a proper height The frost corners of this seat are rounded and the center of the front and cut slightly hollow. It 1» placed just far enough forward to mllowthis hollow part to rest solidly •jfainst the gauge when in a perpendicular position," as in the engraving-, I liolding it securely while turning- or in *'-driving to and-Vroin.the field. To present -wear a piece of strap iron is tacked »cross the front end of the seat, and another on the gauge where it strikes the seat The elasticity of the legs allows the gauge'to pass the slight swell on either side. The driver can operate this without leaving his place,.as would be necessary with other forms, and •when raised both hands are free to use the lines. Of., course, the Distance,; from the «enter of the machine to tho^'center ol .of the gauge marker must be exactly twice that between the centers of the i-Ttmners. The gauge marker is made -comparatively light, 14 or 15 inches ilgh, and but 9 or 10. inches long, the object of making it so high being- to -carry the pole above the runner. This ia rather a disadvantage, for it is much •more liable to break by catching on FIG. 2. —SECTION OF MAP.KER. iatones and roots tiian if it were lower ' «nd shaped differently (Fig. 2, A). ^ Another improvement of doubtful »_yeneral utility, but especially suited to Ids case, was made by my neighbor, ••whose farm is rather. hilly. .He -found v "that his marker would slide downhill r Jdespite every effort to .keep'it on the ^proper line, and to .remedy this he-made his runners of two*-1>£-inch pieces plx>lted together, with a piece of a. cross- ,-cnt saw blade at the bottom of each, extending nearly the entire length of 5the runner and two, inches below it, as, ;«hown in Fig.. 2 (B). It proved a snc- Jcess with him, but turning is rendered jmucli more difficult, and where not ab- teolutely necessary it is thought best to ^mit this feature. * To make a furrower of this machine, «ut out a deep but very narrow mortise Jin each runner (see dotted lines in Fig. &, B.), These are made to receive the forward ends of wrought-iron beams, carrying- a large cultivator shovel a •hort distance behind each runner. Handles are attached to these beams, and when turning or driving to and fro, the beams are thrown forward until they rest against the front edge of the mortise, in a nearly upright position. The beams should be placed as Slow as possible, that they may not in- Jterfere with the gauge while in Tise. A itwo-inch hole cut through just below Jthe mortise allows tho escape of any 4Irt that may fall into it. While just fchis form of implement may not be needed on many farms, there are good jwints about it which may be made of practical use by nearly every farmer.— 8. P. Shnl!, in Rural New Yorker. THE POULTRY YARD. Methods of Cultivation Practiced Xebriuka Farmer, We select a tolerably sandy soil for sweet potatoes. Some prefer not' to plow the land before ridginff, claiming- that the potatoes are shorter and better formed, but we plow the land in April and about May 20 we throw up ridgea by turning the furrows together with an ordinary plow. Now any time after a rain or during a cool spell we set our plants first raking the top off the i-idge to remove the clods. We set plants about twelve to eighteen inches apart in the row either making a hole with the hand or using a dibble, putting them down a little deeper than they grew in the hot bed. In a few days we lightly rako the top of the ridge to break the crust. When the weeds begin to show we use the hoe on the ridges and a culti--, vator in the middle. Should the vines take root we run a hoe handle under them and - throw them over on to the opposite side of the row. Now is the time to get away with any weeds as the vines are not in the wav. In a day or two the sun will have dried up the little roots on the vines. Then turn from the other sido. We begin digging about September 1. Should the frost strike the vines, they should be cut off just at the top of the ground as if left on the potatoes are injured. We usa the ordinary spading- fork for'digging. We find it best as the potatoes are not so badly bruised as when plowed out and sweet potatoes cannot be handled too carefully as they rot very easily. It is best to market as soon as dug unless the best of facilities are at hand for keeping. The seed may be had of any reliable seedsman. It is much cheaper to buy plants than to grow them unless wanted in large quantities. — J. F. Heppe rley, in Western EuraL Regarding the Weight of Corn. Prof. Morrow of the Illinois experiment station has tested the weight of corn ears to determine the amount required of various kinds to produce shelled bushels of 50 pounds. He found 70 pounds of the early, 73 of the medium, and 78 of the late maturing varie- fies, would produce each when fresh a bushel of air-dry -shelled corn by the end of October. We have found quite a variation, however, in seasons, and more difference in wet seasons than in dry ones, sometimes varying 'mearly 20 per cent in the later sorts which do not ripen dry. The earliest varieties will of course have a better • chance to become hard and dry than the later and more succulent, and there will be a difference greater in more northern regions than under a longer and. hotter SDO further south. Farmers who have -occasion to measure or estimate corn in the ear may easily make tests by weighing freshly husked ears, and again in winter and again the next summer, and may ascertain what may be of importance to them when dealing in large quantities.—Country Gentleman. Specialist M.D.'B Centuries Ago. A quarter of a century since the average doctor was almost everything. He was physician, surgeon, oculist and now and again in case of emergency •would pul] a tooth. We are taught to believe that specialism in medicine is a very modern invention. But read-this from' so old a writer as Herodotus: "The Egyptians have among them a great multitude of physicians. But each man is' a'physician of one part of the body only, for one healeth diseases of tho eyes and another diseases of the head, and a third diseases of the teeth." Verily, there is nothing new under tha snn,—N. Y. Journal. ADVICE TO WOHEST If you would protect yourself from Painful, Profuse, Scanty, Suppressed or Irregular Menstruation you must use Cleverest of Her Sex. ' Apropos of the recent visit of Queen Victoria's eldest daughter to Engrland, they are telling this story of the prince' of Wales: Being- asked on one occasion who was the cleverest woman he had ever met, he promptly answered: "My sister, the Empref* Frederick." BRADFIELD'S FEMALE REGULATOR Something New in Corn—Xeve Kiln Dried;Corn ITIeal. This process retains all the sweets and nutriments 'of the corn. It is this process that has given Kentucky and Virginia its great, reputation for corn meal. To he. had at the leading- groceries. We are also manufacturing pure whole wheat flour. This ia also on sale at all the leading- groceries in one-eighth barrel packages: There is more nutrition in this flour than 'in any other made: We are now prepared to grind corn for feed in any: quantities declld&wtf , D. & C. H. Urn.. Cliansrlnsr Defeat to Victory. The genius of Sheridan at Winchester changed defeat to victory. So when feeble adversaries in the shape of inefficient remedies fail to stay the progress of that obstinate and malignant foe, malaria, Hostetters Stomach Bitters turns the tide—drives the enemy back. Nothing in materia medica, or out out of it, compares with this as an opponent of every form of malarial disease. Chills and fever, dumb ague, • bilous remittent and ague' cake—it matters not—one and all are extirpated by the Bitters. To take a course of the great preparative in advance of the malarial season, is to buckle on, as it ivere, an armor of proof which defies attack. So fortified, so protected, you shall be scathless. Remember, too, that the bitters is an eradicator of liver complaint, constipation, rheumatism, kidney complaints and dyspepsia. to20 Electric Hitters. This remedy is becoming so well known and so popular as to need no special mention. All who have used Electric Bitters sing the same song of praise. A purer medicine does not exist and it is guaranteed to all that is claimed. Electric Bitters will cure all diseases ol the liver and kidneys, will remove all pimples, boils, salt rheum and other affections caused by impure blood. Will. drive malaria from the system and prevent as well as cure all malarial fevers. For cure of headache, constipation and indigestion try Electric Bitters. Entire satisfaction guaranteed, or money refunded. Price 50 cents and §1 per bottle at B. F. Keesling drug store. 5 CATITETISV*OLE, April 20,18SC. Tbl3 "will certify tliat two members of my Immediate family, after having Buffered tor yeara from Menstrual Iri-eiriUurlly, being treated without benefltty physicians, •were at length completely cured by oue bottle of Bradttcld'N female Ilo<julnlor. Its effect is truly wonderful, J. W. STIU.SGE. . Book to " WOMAN " mailed FREE,'which contains valuable Information QU all fuinalu diseuserf. BRADF1ELD REGULATOR CO.. ATLANTA, GA. • J?OIl SAZE HIT AZI, DRUGGISTS, Sold by Ben Fisher 4th street. G«iD MEDAL, PAEIS, 1873. I. BAXER& Co.* Breakfast Cocoa from which the excess of oil has been removed, ia Absolutely Pure and it is Soluble. No Chemicals are used in its preparation. It has more, than three times the strength of Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot or Sugar, and is therefore far more economical, costing less than one cent a cup. It is delicious, nourishing, strengthening, EASILY DIGESTED, and admirably adapted for invalids as well as for persons in health. Sold by Grocers everywhere. W. BAKER & CO., Dorchester, Mass. Why not buy a lot at BELLEWOOD with GRADED STREETS, CLEVELAND STONE SIDEWALKS AMD FINE CATALPA TREES, for ADVICE.—Don't go around looking for a flaw in your neighbor's eye, hut keep your own specks well dusted and watch the corners of your own side of the street. If you feel out of sorts and have a bad taste in your mouth, with headache and constipation take a few doses of Dr. White's Dandelion, for you are bilious, and this medicine will cure you. Sold by B; F. Keesling and D. E. Pryor. ,.. tolG DK-. J. MILLER & SONS—Gents: I can speak in the highest praise of your VegetableExpectorant. I was told! stomach, ._..„ _, „.,__., „_ by my physician that I should never U e complaints incident to childood. be better; my case was very alarming-. -T «.vu u-n \ i r.- T I had a hard cough, difficulty in Let the children-take Simmons Liver Children Often need some safe cathartic and tonic to avert approaching sicknesss, or to relieve colic, headache, sick indigestion, dysentery and $175.00, on payments ot $7 DOWN AND $7 PER MONTH. Within 750 feet of BELLEWOOD STATION. (C.,St. P. &K.C. Hy.) BELLEWOOD Is located 61° miles West ol toe City II mlts ol Chicago, between the CHICAGO, ST. PAUL & KANSAS CITY RY. and the CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN RY. and has Vt mile South frontage on Madison Street. VARIOUS MANUFACTORIES e near BELLEWOOD, assuring a prosperou and thriving future for this Suuuro. '" DUCKS are enormous eaters and some- jUmes it is difficult to determine when they have had enough. j^To-cire ducks must be kept out of the frater, as they are liable to get chilled, «nd of ten this 'will prove fatal. s • j WITH goslings it is important to give Abundant nourishment from the start hi order to secure a good growth. |,'lT is only in exceptional cases that it »n be made profitable to keep poultry ton fined on the farm. Give them a free cough, difficulty breathing, and had been spitting blood at times for six 'weeks. I commenced using the Expectorant and got immediate relief in breathing. I soon began to get better, and in a short time 1 was entirely cured, and I now think my lungs are sound. — Mrs. A. E- Turner. dec7d&w6m Randolph, Mass. IFor Over fifty V ears. An Old and Well-Tried Remedy— Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for over Fjftj Years by Millions ot Mothers for their ChllareB -Wille Teething, with Perfect Success. It Soothe the Chfld, Sottens the G-ums, Allays all Pain; Cure Diarrhoea. .Sold by druggists In every part of tt world Be sure and ask for Mrs. Wlnslow'- Soothing' Syrup, and take no other kind. Twenty-live cents a bottle. ]une20diwly Bncklen'a Arnica Salve. . The Best Salve In the world lor Cuts, Bruises, Sores, tncerji, Sail Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains Corns, .and all Skin Eruptions, and positively cures Piles, or no pay required, It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. FOE SALE BY B. F. Keesling. (ly) Regulator and keep well, vegetable, not unpleasant and safe to take alone or tion with other medicine. It is purely to the taste in connec- to!6 eggs is a good average for feese; they are not nearly so: prolific »yers as ducks, and unless they be- jln laying very early will lay only one r j IF yonr chickens are well fed so as to take a rapid growth they .ought '. to be tody to market when they are six •ecks, and at latest when they are two icnths .old. .,-.;•., 'THE large breeds are much the best- tt capons, and the operation should » performed when the cockerels are <K> or three months old, although it is iiilble to use oldor fowls. STerve ami liver Pills. An Important discovery. They ac*- on the liver, stomach and bowels through the nerves. A new principle. They speedily cure biliousness, bad tnste, torpid liver, piles and cdtstlpatlon Splendid for men, women and children. Smallest mildest, surest. • SO doses for 25 cents. Samples free at B. F. Keesling's, i GATAEKH CURED, health and sweet breath secured, by Shiloh's Catarrh .Remedy. ," Price. 50 cents.. Nasal'' injector free.' Sold by-B. F. Kees ing 3 . WHY WILI. YOU, cough when Shiloh 3 Cure will give immediate relief? Price 10 cents, 50 cents and $1. Sold by B. F. Keesling. 7 Pain nnrt" dread attend the use 'of most catarrh remedies. , Liquids and snuffs are unpleasant as well ' as dangerous. -Ely's 'Cream Balm Is safe, pleasant, easily applied Into the nasal passages and heals the Inflamed membrane giving relief at once. Price 50c. to28 .THE REV. GBO. H. THAYER, of Bourbon, Ind., says: '-Both -cjyself and wife owe our lives te Shiloh's Consumptive Cure. -Sold by B. F Kees' CBOUP, -WHOOPING COUGH and bronchitis immediately relieved by Shiloh'a Curn. Sold by B. F. Keesling. 5 Worth Its Weight In tfold. If a price' can be placed on pain, "Mother's Friend" is worth its weight in gold as an alleviator. My wife suffered more in ten minntes with either of her other two children than she did all together with her last, having previously used four bottles of ' 'Mother's Friend." It is a blessing to any one expecting to become a mother, says a customer of mine.—Henderson Dale, druggist, Carmi, 111. Write the Bradfleld Regulator Co., Atlanta, Ga., for further particulars. Sold by Ben Fisher & Co. to!6 Diphtheria. In a severe case, there is but one thing to do, get the nearest physician, but how much better it would be to prevent a severe case : by having Pineapple Syrup in the house; it will do the work. Try it. For sale by J. F. Coulson & Co. ' to!5 A Foul-Mouthed Woman is even worse than a foul-mouthed man. But no one need be foul-mouthed if they will only use SOZODONT and rub it-in well. Don't spare the brush and spoil the mouth as some parents do with their children when . they withhold the rod, • to29 Pennsylvania line*. Excursion to Louisville, Ky., for the Scotch-Irish Congress; one fare for round trip. Tickets will be sold May 12th and 13th, and will he good to return until MayT. 9th. - maySdGtwlt ; , Fits, spasms, St. Vitus dance nervousness and hysteria are soon cured by Dr. Miles' Nervine. Free samples at B. F. Keesling's (4) -With the Cicero •& Proviso Electric Koad now running nearly to BelJewood, think what an Investment this Is and BUY TWO LOTS iMMEDIATELY ! I am selling BELLEWOOD lots adjoining tho above mentioned property with plank sidewalk Instead of stone, for S125 APIECE, oapaymentsof $5 DOWN and $5 PER MONTH. VPrlto tor plats or call and you will he taken out to see the property free of expense to yourself. BUTLER LOWRY, 507 Tacc-na Bulldinp, Cor. LaSalle and MadlsoBi Chicago, Illinois. 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