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f 1»PER DE8 MOINES, ALGOftA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3.1890 If* ^-<*!'. FOR Tlffi FAKMIM SOMetHlNO WAYS ABOUT fH'Hlft WORK- tflterefltlng jilt* of information tot th* Homo, tlld family Mid Hitn- tBB f ARM, Wind break*. boxes, slide {ft the lid, and Set where they will keep dry. Whore cold storage Is available, eggs may bo kept by stand-' ingln holes bored for the purpose In' frames dr shelves, and subjecting them to a temperature a little above freezing. panics the perspiration. Whifi such eases are chronic, some disinfectant must be used as well as attention paid to the diet. A harmless disinfectant is boraclo acid or permanganate of potash. If the acid Is used, dissolve one ounce In a The. salt and lime mixture Is a fav- j quart of water. Of the potash use orlto, because eggs keep Well in it In aft ' tWeniy grains to one duhce" of water. f jvo VISE bdos. High winds are disastrous to crops And fruit trees, and tho strong northerly bfeefces of winter, blowing directly upon exposed shrubs, trees and winter crops, commit a great amount of damage every fear In all parts of the country. Nature protected her garden by surrounding it With forest trees, which are able to ward off the cold and winds. Farmers must imitate nature in this respect, and timber screens should be Constructed on tho north and west sides of every farm. A good wind break of trees will save an endless amount of trouble and damage. Even if tho tempests are not strong enough to destroy the crops they aro nearly always violent enough to destroy the grass, corn and grain down so that it is difficult for It over to raise Its head Again properly. A good wind break will sometimes make a difference of 50 per cent. In tho value of a field of grain, grass or corn. This repeated every year for a quarter of a century would make an item Mitch as would make any farmer open his eyes with astonishment. But better than all, wind breaks aro Invaluable to the fruit growers. Tho farther north wo go the more Important they become, but oven In sunny Florida a screen of pine trees Is considered a groat protection to an orange or luinon grove. Orange land that Is properly screened by trees brings a considerably higher sum than that which lays exposed to tho free sweep of the norlhorn winds. Poach trees can bo raised successfully much farther north than many Imagine, by protecting them properly from tho cold winds of winter. They may perhaps not bo Injured during the bearing season, but tho cold winds of winter froo/.o their roots, and so chill them they sometimes never recover. In planting screens It should bo understood that they aro lo bo erected on tho Bides across which tho prevailing winds swoop. This is usually north or northwest, but .different directions must bo taken into consideration for tho trees that aro to be protected. .Screens for grain and Hold crops aro simply to pro- vent tho high winds from blowing thorn down during the growing season. Tho strongest winds either come from the north, west or south, and wind breaks placed on those sides will amply answer all purposes. Fruit trees In the north aro to bo protected from tin) cold winds of winter, and honco screens must bo placed on the northerly exposure. The same holds true of Florida and tho (Southern Slates, but thorn Is an Intermediate section of country where tho Injurious winds come from tho oast. In tho great poach and cherry districts of the middle Atlantic States the prevailing winds aro iroin Iho oast, swooping in from tho ocean, laden with a salty moisture in tho spring of tho year that Is very Injurious to the poach, cherry, and oven apple and pear blossoms.— S. W. Chambers, in Praettcal. ordinary cellar. Ono pint fresh-slaked time-of a creamy consistency, half-p'lnt coarse salt ( three gallons fresh water; stir well together, lot Settle; when clear \ It Is ready for use. Place the eggs on ' end In a clean stone jar, fill within about an Inch and a half of tho top, dip over them tho clear brine sufficient to cover, I lay several thicknesses of cloth oil top of ' the eggs, smear It with some of the' creamy paste at tho bottom of tho jar of brine, fold back tho edges of the cloth, not letting It extend over tho rim of tho ' Jar. Cover with tight-fitting lid, or, soVernl thicknesses of paper tied on" closely. It Is best to use small Jars, as frequently disturbing tho brine and ox- posing It to ale causes It to deteriorate. In making tho brine It Is Important that the proportions given bo carefully observed; If tho lime Is too strong tho eggs will have a cooked appearance; If too much salt tho shells will become thin, but If just right It will keep tne eggs Ir good condition for several years. | Bran and salt Is a good, simple pra* sorvallvo. Dry tho bran in an oven, to destroy possible germs, thon mix with equal quantity of coarse, dry salt, pack tho eggs In clean, odorless vessels, In alternate layers With tho mixture, beginning and ending with tho salt and bran, and filling tho spaces between the eggs with It. Cover closely and sot In a cool, dry place. Salt tends to absorb moisture; eggs packed In It aro liable to tasto salty and have their yolks lumpy; tho bran obviates this difficulty lo some degree. Where salt Is used alone or with bran tho eggs will remain good If stored In a dry place and tho air excluded from them as much as possible. Coating oges Is such a tedious process that few care to undertake It; however, If tho boating bo perfect and tho right conditions observed In storing,'the'eggs will keep for a long tiino. Other ith-. portant points, in relation to packing eggs, are: If exposed they absorb foreign odors. Once I put some frames of eggs In a cold storage room .'.with some muskmelons; tho eggs became decidedly ilav- orod with, the,melons,, and wore not at all appetizing. I have always packed "small ond down;" lhoy,in|ght, for all I know, keep as well, or bettor, largo ond down. Removed- from .conditions In which they were -stored, eggs become stale more quickly than fresh ones; hence only enough should bo taken out each time for immediate use. A hint as to collar, i tho usual plane for storing eggs: By closing the cellar windows in tho morning before tho outside air becomes warmer than that in tho cellar, and The solutions may then be used by dipping tho hose, Which Should bo of cotton, Into the liquid and drying them before wearing. Another way is to wear cork insoles that have been dipped in either solution. Tho articles of diet to be fcri<t<H»*fJ With ah !rit*llln<Mien thft' In Almott ttttinHti. If ydii have eVer walked tip Brriac!' way late in the afternoon bfr evening, says the Mew 1fork Telegramy you have probably noticed the old blind begrgai' who sits at the cornet- of Bfoadway and Thirtieth street: Witt* hlhi is a dog of the breed oominhruy known as the "yellow cut', 1 ' yet one avoided are onions, cheese, and flsh. 'elance at the animal is enough to con- Such treatment, with frequent bathing of the feet, is'recommended for simple cases of this disorder. Oxide of zinc, beginning with a very weak solution and Increasing the quantity used If necessary. Is recommended as a sure cure. A celebrated French physician, M. Le- goux, recommends tho following treat ment when other methods fall: The feet are first bathed In cold water for several hours for two days, and then painted with a compound made from five drams of glycerine, two ounces of solution porchlorlde of Iron and forty drops of bergamot essence. The worst cases are said to be generally cured after such treatment twice a day for one or two Weeks. When tho feet aro continually to bo exposed to extreme cold, a pad of curled hair, shaped like tho solo of the foot and worn Inside tho stocking, is recommended. Hints to Uousohoopern. USK all tho scented soap you like at tho bath, but spare your face. MELTED butter is a good substitute for olive oil in salad dressing. Many prefer the butter to oil. QBEASE spots may be taken out with weak ammonia In water; lay white paper over and iroir with a hot iron. IN using yolks of eggs, it must be remembered that a broken egg must bo i closely covered in tho dish In which It Is kept until desired for use. i IT Is convenient to have an Iron holder attached by a long string to the band of tho apron when cooking; It saves burnt lingers or scorched aprons, and is always at hand. To MAKE waterproof writing ink which will not blur if tho writing is exposed to rain: Dissolve two ounces shellac in one pint alcohol (95 per cent.), filter through chalk, and mix with best lampblack. CUBHA.NTS, berries, and juicy fruits, having been washed, may bo cooked without water; then strain and boll tho juice fifteen or twenty minutes before adding tho sugar, and but little more boiling will bo required. AN original use of glass has been devised. Various colored pieces in odd sizes aro pierced by throe or four holes on tho edge, and caught together by wire until they form a mesh or fretwork vlnce any one that ha is a dog of more than oi'dihnrv intelligence. Wfceii the old blind beggar is ready to «ro home the dog leiUs the way, the old man holding him by a string atlacnea to his collar, At every crossing the dog barks once. If thefe are wagons or carriages passing the dog will Vmr,t twice and the old blind beggtti- wit) wait patiently until atusr on the string be holds informs him that the street is clear and that his guide Is ready to ' proceed. At other times the dog has a habit of whining piteously to attract attention to the beggar's outstretched hand, and the whine rarely fails to produce the desired, effect. Home- where in the neighborhood, generally about Twenty-eighth or Twenty- ninth streets and Sixth avoniio. you I will come across another blind beggar and a dog. The latter is a shajrgy hound and knows his business Cjiiitu as well as his Broadway rival does. lie. also, has a habit of whining to uttract attention, but the act that makes him famous is the wanner in which he goes through a crowd. If the orovvd is a big one and the dog oan see no way of sroing through it he will growl ominously. The crowd scatters at once, and the dog, with a wag of his tail, proceeds with the old man who owns him. CHINAMEN AS FARMERS. opening-them In the everting when tho _largo onougYilor'a'panel"in'a"transom".' cool of the night beg.ns. the cellar will Tmc Hmokod ftnd dusty globes of chajj . remain dryor and the temperature cooler and more oven than If tho windows aro allowed to remain open during tho day. — J. M. M. in New York Tribune. THIS OKOHAItD. TIJK STUCK 1CAJSCII. JLIvo Sloclc J'oliiU. Ilogs and poultry foil exclusively on corn aro liable to hog cholera and chicken cholera. Cause; Indigestion and non- assimilation. Ilogs of all ages, oven in last stage of fattening, should only have whole corn once In twenty-four hours, Inasmuch as it lakes them twenty-four hours to digest it; and, therefore, glvon Dftonor Is the breaking of a well-established physiological law. The second food each day may be ground feed, vog- etablos, or what-not. Poultry especially need variety—a light feed of corn every other day, and >hon wheat, barley, oats, and buckwheat •In turn, if you want eggs, give milk .Liul some bran. Abolish that vile and expensive mil• ianoo, the hog pen. Give your fattening hogs tho run of a -small clover field,with i. roomy shed open to tho south, thon their food will digest and assimilate; It tvill do neither properly in a filthy hog pen, and at, least one-third of their food is thus worse tliau wasted. CJlving tho hog pure air, liberty to walk about, and tho absence of the Illthy hog pen, will jertaliily give health to tho animal, and Iho pork will bo sweeter and more wholo- lomo. Wo cannot put new milk to any more profitable use In late fall and winter than Jiving three quarts of it per day to a pro-~- fious spring's foal, along with Its grain. Foals during their first winter should bo kept in open pasture, with u shed >pon to tho south for shelter. Tho Mjulno race have plenty of wit to keep ivarm by oxereise. So eared for, a liberal feeding of corn and oats will nol In- lure them. 'Ihe most faulty management of 11 foal Is to keep It in a warm liable, with high feed, all Iho winter. 1 have known some very Ignorant moil "5 keep them tied up all wlnloron a boarded 1 ' Soor! I knew ono such man who lost ttuoo colts in succession by ringbone by that mUtako. They wore all from tho lamo mare. She was a very lino mare— . l Vermont Morgan—but had an hereditary tendency lo bone spavin. So her Wolts especially required plenty of liberty fev onjd open-air exorcise in winter during e lsplr growth, Llmbornoss of logs and . its and good lungs will bo got by fol- jjiapejnonlh before a cow calves in the peal t?> If she is fat, or oven In good or- nrofess 01 ' a " *? 1>tti| i, ivnd B |v " potatoes In" "and commence milking her Iwo Deader \ 0 f (m , (:u ] v |ng. This treatment, honest stig the blood, would have saved dvawn <xf IU W ll valuable eow. . . .jUiit horsos gobbling up their gives 10 wx tt j,(, c [ c O f corn cobs in their influence, fi jpolitica.1 pui feed given to eatllo goes ake-.upport, whik th « fo | l . rth stomach, it . r * ' . 'id for them as lino as a commaeiv mil safe,. so groiind( tho t , llttlo be> enodcanery. To Hritlou out of it than if Bays tbosition Mr. Cltti^or horses and human pr should bo that any L be 8ucoessfv, llltf ;>r preserving eggs, for of biddy's vaea- , even tempera- ilo eggs (ono stale or spoil all within its influence). Under thoso noirr ! °uditions eggs ean bo kept four to six _ i no'iths by wrapping otich in paper with tight twist; thon pack in baskets and ang from ceiling of tho collar. Or pack sty-pound wooden starcli Why rrult OnickH. A correspondent of ttio.Tlmcs-Demoorat ofl'ors the following explanation of tho , cause of tho cracking of fruit, which occasions so much loss to fruit growers: | Almost every one has noticed that i juicy fruits, such as plums, poaches, i grapes, tomatoes, etc., will bo cracked by rain. The phenomenon has been of painfully frequent occurrence tho past season, and the losses to some growers have, on this account, been heavy. Tho cracking has boon explained In various ways; but we think It is properly attributed by Bossingault to osmose. If a bladder tilled with syrup bo Ira- inorsod In a vessel of water will 'if tor a while become swoot; tho syrup passes through the membrane of tho bladder Into tho water, and correspondingly tho walor passes into tho interior of tho bladder. Hut this ontorchango is not an equal one; tho lighter liquid—tho water —passes in many times more rapidly than tho heavier liquid—tho syrup— passes out. The consequence will be thai tho bladder will bo dlslonded lo its utmost, and at length burst. This is a general law, that where two liquids of unequal densities aro separated by a membrane, whether animal or vegetable, they will onterchango, tho weaker liquid passing more rapidly than tho denser one, and this will bo kept up until the liquid upon both sides of tho membrane is of the same density. A ripe lomalo or plum may bo considered in the condition of tho bladder of syrup. The rich juices of the fruit correspond to tho syrup, and tho thin membrane which forms tho skin of tho fruit represents tho bladder. When tho ripe fruit is kept constantly wol by a rain ' osmoso lakes pluco, and tho water pass- Ing through into the fruit distends tho skin, which not being very strong is soon ruptured. If the fruit wore to bo surrounded by a liquid denser than its juico, it would, instead of expanding and breaking up, shrink, and tho skin become shrivelled. When strawberries or blackberries are sprinkled with sugar a syrup is soon formed by some of the juico of tho fruit, and, this being considerably denser than the juice of tho berries, they are soon dubby and shrivelled. dellors may bo nicely cleaned by soaking thon in hot walor, lo which a little sal soda has boon added. Thon put some ammonia in hot water, Immerse tho : globes and scrub briskly with a stiff brush. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry. i GREASE may bo removed from white marble by applying a mixture of two parts washing soda, ono part ground pumico-stono and one part chalk, all first , finely powdered and made into a paste with water; rub well over tho marble, and finally wash oft'with soap and water. A PHYSICIAN, who is also an oiithust aslic cyclist, believes that it would be bettor for young folks if riding tho wheel wore postponed until the body approached maturity. Tho possible dangers resulting from too early riding would bo "a derangement of tho conformation of tho frame-work of tho body." As, for Instance, a kind of riding which lias a tendency to throw the body forward in a bent position will in time produce a permanent stoop. Another tendency is to overdevelop the largo muscles in tho fore part of the thigh. , TIIK KITC1I1SN. Ginger Simps. One cup and a half of molasses, two- thirds of a cup of butler or lard, one tcaspoonful of soda, one-half a cupful of water, two tablespoonfuls of ginger. Mix soft, and roll very thin; bake in a quick oven. Put in Iho "sumo pan so they will not touch each other. To Holl Woo. Take ono cup of rice, cover with cold water, and let it boil until the water is most gone, thon add ono cup of milk. When thai boils, stir in ono beaten egg, and then season with lemon, vanilla or nutmeg, and sugar stirred to a cream. They Get Wonderful Result* from Lnmi and Imurove It in V.ilue. A year ago a man in San Francisco sold a lot of hind in a then unbuilt suburb, A Chinaman had been using it as a garden. Uhe land was sandy with no more than 890x^50 feet surface. The Chinaman, therefore, had the full use of but about two and a quarter acres. For this speck of Around he readily paid $76 a month and be lived on it with an assistant, Ho used the lane to grow vegetables, which be sold to Chiuumen to be peddled through the city. Despite the high rent, he was making money, says the Alta Californian. Rev, Mr. Vrooman, now Chinese interpreter in the California courts, who was for twenty-live years a missionary at Canton, and was subsequently among the Chinese in Melbourne, said that he knew of two Chinese in the latter place who make a living fop themselves and a horse from a quarter of an acre of land. , In addition to thus supporting themselves and a horse they each sent $60 yearly to their relatives at home. Chinese now rent at least 5,000 acres of fruit and bottom lands within a radius of 100 miles of San Francisco, for which they pay from four to ten times what a white lessee could afford to pay for the same. Land in their hands is farmed in earnest, and with them its richness increases rather lhan decreases. , he little town 250 wl.ithvs. Oh a Connecticut railroad Is a boy S!> years old. He was formerly i school leacher. A difove of hogs In Mtulson, Mich.* became Intoxicated by drinking the scum ffotfi a sorghum factory, and ift the orgies Which followed One hog was drowned by the say debauches. A Kansas man sunk a shaft on his farm the other day, and In going down 100 feet, It Is said, struck two live-foot veins of mineral paint, a ten-foot stratum of brick clay, a twenty-Inch vein of coal, and a flvo-foot, stratum of marble. • 8. S. Karr Of Almond, a new settlement of toller county, claims to be the owner of the rebel flau Which floated over the Andersonvllle prison He says he Was the last man to leave the horrible place and managed to secure the flag and take It along without discovery. About three years ago seven men In Perry, Oa., paid $1 each to start a savings-ban ic. The bank is now operated under a State charter, Is located In a i building owned bv Its stockholders, and ! during tho last twelve months over ' 820'),000 of business was transacted i throutrh Its cashier. ! Up among the Catskill mountains resides Erl Gray, who is 105 years old. He has been a resident of that locality over fifty years and now occupies a a cabin bv tho roadside. He knows no living relatives. For over twenty years kind neighbors have supplied his fuel, clothlne and provisions. The Indians of the Sioux reservation are much excited over the claims of a venerable medicine man who Is developing himself, according lo their belief, Into the Messiah they have so long expected. He is over 100 years old and has secured many believers. The nearness of tho winter season will, it is thought, prevent any trouble. Farmer William Carter, who lives near Bristol, Pa., had his old family pet horse stolen from his field a few days ago by Jack White, a Bristol man, who afterward sold It to Frank Lynn, another Bristol man for 50 cents, and Lynn afterward sold It to a Philadelphia horse-dealer for SO, who in turn sold it to tho Zoological garden to be fed to tho wild boasts. Jonas Leopold has a lino farm In East Coventry. Chester county, and the other morning—without anv special effort— plucked eighty-three stalks of four, five, six, and seven leaf clover. Tho four-leaf is much soujjht for as a curiosity, as there is good luck on every fringe. Up to date Farmer Leopold has secured 2*8 of tho phenomenal stalks and believes the record can go much higher. | Last year's Hoods sent about '(00,000,-' 000 foot of lumber down tho Susque- hauna, and a lumber man's exchange was organized at Columbia to reap some benefit from logs caught. To-day they have 10,000,000 luui of lumbar in stock In the yards of their saw-mill, and to date ihe exchange has divided $100,000 among Its members. It is estimated the profits will reach 8501,000. ( An educatioflal featart of f^f' 11 ' current opinion. For the past two • th ee yeat-s a number of promli.unl aiernsl-hools have had weekly i^ Lres upon topics of the times, tot thisputpo-4, u»Bome of the schools titS talent Is employed; in otbOM a member of the teaching • corj.8 i . detailed for the work. '&*£«»' talked about by the world at laf'gt) at the moment are taken as sublets, aiid addresses are vehicles for the Iran*. S!'. : '*& IZIoToS valuable info,* .Uioli which tW young women, would probably "ot obtain themselves— youtttf women being Ihe class, parexcelleuco. and almost Ibe only class. Which does uofc read the newspapers, ihese lee- iiirtM are intended for the advanced elates, arid are, though not so staled^ imureotly directed to the tno oreiiu- tt ut,-butter taint from the coming society debutante, it being- no longer considered good form for even u voun"- woman and a belle to be w.lo.ly ignorant of the importantques- t ons of the day. For two winters past a lady in New York has gained a ff'^od livelihood by elivoring similar lectures to classes 01 ladies formed for the purpose. Sh takes no class under the number ten, and churgis$10 for every roi^ her per course. So successful was sb.9 thai she made up classes in Brookly: and one or two of the, Jersey suburbs^ one paper, of course, answering lot- each round. This lecturer was patronized by matrons and housekeepers too busy or disinclined to pick up the same information in a different way, SOLDIERS MUST SWIM. NOTES OF THE W. U. T. U. Tommy Alklus Must Acquire 1'roQolenoy In the Art !Sut!itorlnl. Swimming; exercises, it is believed to have been decided, are in future to form part of the army training—a stop tuicen as a result of u few exhibitions of swimming made during the recent cavalry maneuvers in Berk* shire. When the maneuvers were originally arranged it was decided that swimming should be an especial leatnre of them, but this portion of the program was afterward abandoned. However, a few troopers and several oliicors attempted to cross tha Thames at JVioulst'ord, a few miles from the Churn Camp, but it was found that but a small minority wera able to sustain themselves in a tolerably swift current, while the horses were almost pauic-stricKen. The sequel it id trusted, will be the estab lishment of swimming schools in the army, both for horses and men.. ..JCJflj? commander-in-chief is known to great-V ly favor the idea, and the only won- ^ . der is that such a necessary portion of / a soldier's education should have been >-, so lon£ neglected, and that army ^* horses should not also have been properly trained in this respect. Mass RIDES LIKE A COWBOY. i Senator JolinC, Spouiier, of Wisconsin, u Daring Horaemnn. Senator Spooner, of Wisconsin, is a daring horneman and keeps twelve horses. He rides like a cowboy and knows every foot of ground around Washington. He has jeen hauled up three times this summer for fast driving, the last time for trotting his Kentucky -mares across the Arlington bridge. He likes to wait till the last • minute before setting out to keep an I engagement and then trust to his' team's speed to conquer space for him? ; One hiffht last August he received an j invitation from the Presid ent to come I Tin; How to Uriuk SI Ilk, Some complain that they cannot drink milk without being "distressed by it." The most common reason why milk is not well borne Is duo JB tho fact that people drink it too quickl) ,' If a glass of It is swallowed hastily It enters Into the stomach and thou forms in one solid, curdled mass, difficult of digestion. If, on tho other hand, the same quantity Is sipped, and three minutes at least are occupied In drinking it, thon on reaching tho stomach it is so divided that when coagulated, as it must bo by tho gastric Julco, while digestion is going on, Instead of being In ono hard, condensed mass upon tho outside of which only tho digestive Iluids can act, it Is more in tho form of tho sponge, and in and out of the entire bulk tho gastric juico can play freely and perform its functions.— American Analyst,. Guru of tho Foet. Those who are annoyed by excessive perspiration of tho feet may add much to their comfort by bathing the feet once, if possible twice, every «lay in warm water containing a little ammonia- Bay rum and diluted alcohol aro likewise beneficial. If tho foot are very tender, a small piece of »lum dissolved In tho water should bo used. Chalk and starch made Into a, powder aro recommended for rubbing feet that bllstei easily. Sometimes aw offoaslvo odor Uf.com- When done, servo with butler ""t"""" 1 " u <" ""' . sMrrori t.n *,.,.,„,,„ I down to dinner at the White House. The little Senator talked tariff with Senator Kdinunds until within fifteen minutes of dinnertime and then rushed over home to dress. When this job was accomplished he ran downstairs and jumped fnto the carriage, saving to the driver; "John, three minutes to the White House, and I must stop on the avenue and get a necktie.". When the bays stopped on iheir haunches at the White House, a mile distant, Spooner was still fifteen seconds early for dinner. During the heat one of the mares slipped and fell flat, but picked herself up again, and for several days it looked as if tho little dinner would cost Spooner the matter of $400. 1 lloef Ton. Cut two pounds of lean beef very fine with sharp knife. I'our a pint of cold water over it and lot it stand for several hours in a double boiler on tho back of tho stove, where it will heat lo tho boll- Ing point but not boil. When tho juice Is all extracted from the moat so that tho meat is white, drain off tho liquid and salt to taslo, Oral) Applo Jelly. Wash and wipe Siberian crab apples, quarter, bul do nol core, pul in a kettle, and cover with cold water; cook un[ til soft. Strain twice through a jelly bag. Put the juico on and boil Iwenty- flvo minutes. Add u pound of sugar to every pint of julco, with tho juico of one lemon. Iloil until it jellies. , <)ulnoo Mnrnmlu<lo. Pare, coro and slice tho quinces. Stow the skins and cores by themselves, with just water to cover thorn, and when soft, strain through a jolly bag. Lei this liquid cool, and when cool put tho quinces into it. Boil, stir and mash as tho fruit becomes soft, and when re- ducod to a paste stir in a small throe- quarters of u pound of sugar to every pound of fruit, lioil fifteen minutes, stirring constantly. Put into small jars or glass cans. Tho juico of three or four oranges to every six pounds of fruit some consider an addition. Grupo Wine. One gallon grape Juice, three pints cold water, throe and one-half pounds brown sugar; stir tho sugar into the grape juico; pour tho cold water on the squeezed grape skins, and let it stand on them over night. In the morning pour It off, squeezing tho grape skins again, and add this juice and the water to the julco and sugar. With this fill a demijohn very full, reserving part of the grape juice in another vessel; as the juke effervesces, it must bo skimmed every morning, and tho demijohn filled again from the reserved juice. When the effervescence ceases, filter the wine, bottle a«id seal It. Keep in a d»rk, cool place A Woman's Invontluii for Woiueu. The latest production of woman s fertile Drain is a pedestrian umbrella- holder. This ia intended especially for the woman who must carry a muff; a purse, and numberless et oo?terae besides a slim, slippery umbrella, with a tendency to slide out of her grasp. This simple invention leaves the hands free to cope with the obstacles, for the umbrella slips into sheath a few inches deep, attached to a eteel or nickel chain with spring books, The top of the sueath just reaches the elastic and button usually carried around the umbrella cover, the safety chain is then passed around the handle and hooked into the main chain, which has a chatelaine hook to fasten to the waist. When this is hung to tbe dress-belt, far back, it gives no more weight or discomfort than that indispensable side-bag which every woman wears. in ease of rain, the umbrella, is whipped out in a trice, while the chain and hooks are twisted into a bit of a bundle thu, pan easily drop into a cotvt pooitet, or they way be left suspended from the belt, ready fov further duty. The largest local union in Illinois is that at Bioomington, which numbers 85') members. According to Dr. Norman Kerr the two things to guard against In case of tho approach of cholera are panic and alcohol. The women of Washington, D. C., are circulating a petition asking that the world's fair shall not. be opened on Sundays. Nebraska has won 850 Demorest medals tho past eighteen mouths, repre- iientlng 15,000 well-delivered temperance lectures. The State banner of the Colorado Woman's Christian Temperance Union bears the text, "Oh, woman, great is thy faith, be it unto thee even as thou wilt," with blossoms of the golden rod symbol of courage. ' The British Woman's Temperance association recently held a social meeting for the nurses at the Morloy rooms London. An address was made showing how nurses could promote temperance and Christianity. A call Is Issued by the National Temperance society for ihe tenth national convention to be held at Saratoga Springs in June, 3891, All religious bodies, national and State, and ail national and State temperance organiza- i tlons are entitled to delegates. Each body may send seven delegates of which the presiding officer and secre tary shall be two. All delegates must have credentials signed by one or both of the officers of their respective societies. The Arab anti-rum congre sin touin was not a myth, as some have us believe, but an actual reality and was held at the same time that the anti-slavery congress met In Brussels While the Christians in Brussels were resolving to "search all vessels and dhows suspected of having slaves board, and to confiscate the vessels return the slaves," the Arabs were adopting a resolution "to surround tho entire coast of Africa with a cordm, «» armed dhows and confine very ^h^VT^ iQ8l ffhtof htahJZ European vessel containing liquors and ™ Bn ° l ' le8 - bri)u 8' ht 'instance! T™ sell the crews Into slavery," rescue was "— • - KM " V11UB ' J-"« THE KANSAN PHILOSOPHER. The Lord Is joalous, and man i» n,. made in His Imago. mw> ls lt ifl <»"••'•*'«.. It is the easiest thing i a the world the fi SWQn of " Curious Name Uomblnnllon. There is a family in Charlestown, in which are fo»r boys; the first was named Leon C. Carter, the second was given the name of Elno (J, no thought being given the name prevl- ously given; later the coincidence was noted that the name of the first son contained exdctly the letters of tae second, and that, also by accident, the termination of the middle name was "ton." Two additional sons wera born, and here are the names of tha four: Leon C. Carter. Elno C. Carter. Noel CVCarter, Enol C. Carter. The middle name in 'each Instance terminating in "ton.'' We doubt U any other family can bination. | (Jue ""» A K»"»' " ttiok of Wolve,. Andrew rhillipot, a farmer livlno near ballisaw, 1, T.. set out to * sick neighbor half night recently au thmuffh a lonely woods'on his; on and a large stieic, anVaT^olvt 8 closer and closer he kont thl while he halkS tor hi? i" v"' wolf sprung at him. butTbTbeaA X? SSSrr^S Thlllipot drove them back !L Afial|) another tree. In7i! a ° wkavandhraa * ceeded in •<•«*«•'-- • • - * ae has good clothes, A man can always please a he will; a woman will always man if she can. Most love troubles arise out fact that most men think that ought to bo angels. The Lord used but one pattern all men, but he out the majority them smaller than the pattern. The first thing a man does when revealed by please a i 000 and 900 00 I WO, 000 and 600 between 200,000 »„„ ±! i8 ''°L a «i<*le 80 °" of the women for of he tw«en gets drunk is logo around and tell neo pie that he Is perfectly sober. When a wise man said, "Discretion is the better part of valor," all the cow ards in the country found a motto fm" their caps. Ul Man learns from experience, after all When tho oldest girl of the " with each. e»oh, having ha. «vv, v\j\j mia 4nn r\nn i , B °^ ^WeOwehad&KSnfri? 1 • ''Potion of ovetioft and remove primitiv girls are . 8Qften 9l lost ..*.,.•. ..t

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