The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 19, 1893 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 19, 1893
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THE UPPER DBS MI UNliS, ALOO.NA, IOWA, WEDNESDAY. APRiL 19.1833. WHY THE WIND BLOWS. The Wind'bloWs because the air is <Jolder and therefore heavier in one region than in another; tihc cold heaA-y air flows along tlie surface of the earth, creeping under the warmer, lighter air; the floAving air is wind. When 1 Avas In Washington in February with a young felloAv Avho Is noAV growing old enough to go witllii me on short Journeys we went to the groat monument. The foAV days before had been cold, but the mottling of our visit wiis wild under a war k ii sunshine, such as Northern visitors to the capital find vory enjoyable in IJie winter season. As AVO entered the door at the base of the monument a strong blast, of cold est advance of ten or twenty miles hi the middle of the afternoon. On more level land; stioli fts the coastal plains of NCAV Jersey or further south, the penetration of the sea breeze nun;." he twice as far in Massaohutte, nd from what 1 can learn the sea breeze there Is of more regular occur- mice than with us In the north; perhaps some of my readers may be able to send me some account of this. When the sea breeze comes in, It brings a. erateful change from the hot land air ttmt It replaces; sometimes it crrtt's even a flavor of tlie soa as Well s a freshness of temperature 1 . For this reason, as AA'ell as for the pleasures of boating, bathing, and fishing the air was hloAving out mid on inquiring of seashore resorts of the Atlantic coast, ' the attendant I learned that this AV/IS or the summer villages ot our groat a common occurance. It was a good Ulusti'tion of the cause of the'Winds. , The stones In the monument had become chilled In tho colder weather of tho days before, and all the air wittilu the shaft was cooled, thus becoming so heavy that whenever the door was opened at the bottom it descended actively and blew out with some violence. When we reached tlie top after the long ascent in the elevator the air was blow- Ing hi at the windows to siippKy- that which descended through the shaft, All tills Is, In a way, like tlie northwest winds of blustery March. For. two days we have now had here in Cambridge a nishlng northwest wind. Tho weather maps, Issued by the weather bureau, shows that tliis wind is part lakes, whore Hie lake breeze blows are enjoyed by visitors from the hot interior of the country when the summer heats are blazing. The sea dies away at night and may then bo replaced by n off-shore land brc'oze; but that is generally less active than Its comrade of tlie dab', or does It greatly concern those of us who go early to bed. .lust as the lands are warmer than the seas by day and colder by night, so they are wanner in the summer, as a whole, and colder In the winter. In the warm season tiic winds tend to blow from ocean to continent; in tlie cold season, fro continent to ocean. In Asia this tendency is well marked and the regular seasonal winds are there called of a great air current that Is SAveeplng monsoons. It must not be understood far and Avlde across the country. It 'that they WOAV Avith absolute constancy hall' a year one Avay and half the other; but that during the warm sea- comes from tho uortlnvest territories of Canada and floAvs all over our central and eastern states, flooding them Avith cold, dry air. Any reader Avho Is old enough to remember other Marches must recall similar spells of cold, A-lol- ent northwest Avhids. Tlioy may bo after a fashion compared with the cold blast that bknvs out of the Washington Monument on Avarm days of winter. on the plalnos of •northwest Canada, beyond Winnipeg, the winters are veiy cold. Tho days are short and during daytime tlio sun rises little above flic soutluern horizon, shining but faintly on the siioAV-coverod country. ^The SIIOAV reflects aAA'ay much of the sunshine that falls on it, and the reflected rays give no warmth to tho ground. Tho nights arc long and quiet allowing the SIIOAV to become excessively cold, and thus cooling tlie air that lies on It.' The Avhole district becomes surcharged 1 Avith cold, heavy air. If it Avcre surrounded by mountains the cold, heavy air might lie there all winter, until Avaruied again by the lengthening sunshine of spring; tiliere aro mountains on the Avost, but there Is no such enclosure on tlie east. Tho plains continue AVilhout interruption across the International boundary, so tho hoaAy air sweeps out; from the region of greatest cold, and deluges us Avith its Icy blast. bhiHtering norlhiwest Avitids characterize March for two reasons. First, because by the end of Avintor tlio atmosphere lover far nortliAVbsL Canada has fallen to its lowest temperature, and Avitli the coinnig of March jt. is little Avarined. Second, because in March our south- em states have already entered tlie mild half of the year. Thus there is a strong difference of tempera lure established betAvoen tho I.AVO regions, and •hence a strong Avind blows from one to ••another. II 1 all the air north and south Avero •equally cold and heavy, it Avonld every- son tlite, prevailing Aviuds come ashore, and during the cold season they WOAV out to soa. The coasts of India and China for several thousand miles arc thus SAvept over by alternating laud and soa Avinds of semi-annual periods. NOAV Ave are ready to understand even a greater example of air currents. The equatorial regions are Avarm throughout tho year; the polar regions are continuously cold. From one to the other there is an everlasting movement of the air. The heavy air from the poles creeps toward the equator and raises tine light air on its back. The raised light air floAvs doAvn over the IOAA-OI- hoaAy ah- toAvard the poles. As the cold polar air creeps toward tilie equator it becomes warmed. As the overfloAV of the equatorial air goes toward the! polos it is cooled. Thus there is continually a supply of cold to- creep in under the warm air, and of AA'iirm air to floAV back over the cold. The motion never stops. As the AAids go quickest movement In his Hfe, and, from behind a tree, flfetl once more at tlie ptitnther, this time giving him' a shot upon the nose that'for a moment stunned and blinded the infuriated beast. Tills Was young Richardson's salvation. He ran back several feet to get a position behind another tret, and from there took njbre careful aim and shot the panther through the neck. With a terrific yell thiiit, the lads say. could have boon heard a mils aWaj, and which they will novel- forget, the boast, leaped straight Into tho air about n. yard and fell back near the campfire, still growling, spitting* and clawing at ho earth. IHdmrdson had used his hist cartridge, and Colo, who had recovered from his fright, came running back at that moment, snatched up his shot-gun, which was only a few foet away from tho dying, but still vigorous panther, and put a Charge of shot into the nulntil's head. Of course, tlw.t settled it. Tho lads skinned the animal at once and came down from tlie mountains as soon as they could break cam,p. They have the skin, mid it is said to bo the largest anyone hereabouts has ever seen. It measures six feet nnd ono Inch from the tip of the nose to tlie end of the tail. Many hunters and woodmen hi this region say that they hl'iivo not scon a genuine panther for. years, and that they wore sure that they had all been exterminated. In 1877 four panthers wore killed In ono season in Lytlo Creek Canyon, but none were so large as this. There are many panthers in Lower California and Mexico, and the best-informed hunters say that this was, no doubt, one that cn'uie from either of those countries. The age of tho boast is thought to have byeii 12 years. Tlie young hunters have already boon offered $50 for the skin. HOGS AND SHEEP. Of the numberless sources of profit in breeding sheep there are three which ore much larger and better than the rest. There is a profit to the farm, for it becomes cleaner and more productive. There are but feAV AA r ecds on sheep farms. A study Avill show that they Avill eat a greater variety of plants than either cattle, horses or pigs. It has been tried with 500 plants, and it has boon found that, Avhon offered, 'the sheep ate 75 per cent. The power of sheep to clean forms and live where other farm stock could not exist is due in a large measure to tills. The farm becomes more productive, for each arable I acre becomes richer. If a sheperd master must likewise Use only such nims as are test suited to his locality. summer hci- and forth nlwivs' •*«* 75 ceilts ^^ ^<™ *» eaclr „ back ana 101 tn, aiAAajs f _ ^ , ^ , jri — fl/vn i, ,,rin <r,w«r over essentially the same path, their movement is called a circulation. It constitutes tflie largest example on the earth, inasmuch as it embraces the Avhole surface of the planet. It is a magnificent system of ventilation in the literal sense of tho word. How AA-ell mixed tho atmosphere must bo kept by all those circulations' from land to Avater, day and night, AA-iuter and summer, and from equator to polos, back and forth, the year round. A curious feature of the general circulation of the atmosphere is Its oblique motion. The AA-iuds do not blow along the meridians from pole to equator, but hi consequence of tho earth's rotation thoy floAV obliquely, producing a great Avliirllng eddy ten thousand miles in diameter around either polo. In our latitudes the several members of the general circulation all blow al- •lio calm; If it Avero all Avarm amUmost from west to east; hence title pro- light, it would bo still and motionless, f vailing wreterly course of the.winds ^ ^^ But as there are alwap-s differences of across the Atlantic, by which AOjatcs In f erio r; but, on the other hand, temperature- betAvoon different regions,, from America to Europe are mado more motlier cannot contribute tevery- •• so thero aro always Avinds bloAving from quickly than tho return voyages from _ _ . „ . • one place to another. The. example of the old Avorld to tlie new. OAve of his breeding flock, AAdll groAV enough clover hay for it, he may sell a fat sheep weighing 5 pounds, with its 10 pounds of Avool, and his farm will increase in fertility. Many farmers- winter their hogs in the barnyard, stabling and feeding in their stalls or feeding rooms all other farm animals. It it a good practice, especially if AA-hole grain Is fed to either cattle or horses. The grain is never perfectly digested, and Avithout hogs to Avork over tho excrement much of its value is sure to be lost. The hog manure makes the other wore valuable AAith which it is mixed. After one has obtained the brood of sheep just suited to his locality, it is very Important that tlie qauallty bo maintained. This can only IW done by yearly selection. As the 'tfamier selects and improves his seed com. or AA'heat, year after year, so must the flockniaster attempt to improve his sheep, the OAVOS. the March blasts illustrates the effect • of pronounced contrast of temperature. In summer time tho strong sunshine '•warms tlio land more than iho Avator, ; and tflie air all over tho land thus 'gains a higher tmeporature than that 'over tho oceans. Tho many reasons for tills Avill bo understood by any ireador who has gone througt a course of physics at school. Water evaporates, and much .of t'.ho This abliquo course of tho winds is too important a ^ ^ ^ ^^ the Qf ^ mme breed, or of some other which crosses then be obtained. winds is too important a niaoi , ffim , )e wceded out leave unmentioned, and yet it is too, " . breeding ' difficult a matter to attempt to explain here. Nor can it be bo selected, and toothers should be sont to tho butcher. - Bunshlne that falls on tho soa is given to idans. supplying the energy needed for evaporation, called latent heat, about which you may ask your school teacher; hence loss sunshine can bo devoted to causing a rise of temperature. The land is non-volatile, and all tilio jiuisblno flit falls on it is devoted to AA'arming it, except tho little that is needed to dissipate tho morning dew or tlie rain of the day before. Water is transparent, and hence the sunshine enters to a considerable depth in tho ocean and distributes its warming action tfhrough .a largo volume of Aval or; Iho land is opaque and takes all ferred to our text books, for they |on- »ou*™ ^^™ — —£ orally explain It »™^\ J^{• ^^° ok ^ ^^ nnfl . remains however tha tho geneial, dotriments to the advance winds blow very obliquely around the, ^ w be clispose(l !^*rrt!f ^l±r^±* 3 ££?<* be „£*** to *»*. pro- mlscucmsly Avith the others. By such weeding out of OAA'OS and crossing Avith pure-broad rams eveiy fall, tho flock Avill not only hold its oAvn, but even make decided steps of advance over One advantage for storing manure under cover is that It Is dry, and, consequently, easily handled at any season. Those AA-ho hA'c hauled Avct manure out from a Avet barnyard Avlll appreciate this. Given two farmers Avith equal mental and physical attainments, and each AVith capital proportioned to the number of acres which he cultivates, tho man Avith n small farm gets more comfort and satisfaction front his Avork, and quite as much not profit as the ono Avlth the larger farm. It Is Avoll known that tho last quart of milk givoii by a COAV is over three times richer in fats than the first oho, and not. to strip out a cow clean, and see that this last milk Is procured, is QUEEX OF to doubly lose, for the neglect dries the cow, and hero a largo loss is soon man-' ifest. Scientific authority HOAV acknowledges Avhat practical fanners said long ago, that corn-cobs have a feeding value when ground AA-ith the com. At first they doiiled tills, because analysis did not shoAV it; then they thought it might bo of benefit by mixing Avlth the meal and preventing it from packing so closely. NOAV, Sir Lyon riayfair, of England, says that when ground along. AA-itli tlie grain the cobs "aro of great value on account of their percentage of potash, and tho potash is necessary as a chemical agent to change the blood to milk, and the albumen to casino in cheese." The farmers knew they Avorc right iu grinding the com and cob together, but they could not toll why. Tho season is at hand AA'hon the fresh young gras AAT! shoAV itself aboA'O the ground, and in a fOAV AA-ooks thereafter tho milk floAV AA-ill be enhanced and the butter increase be such as to make the dairymen Avondor Avhcro ho is going to send It, and at what price nncl'u. market. May we suggest that butter AA'cll made, salted and packed so as to havo the vcsol impervious to the air, and then bnried in the soil or where it can remain at an even temperature, Avill turn out bettor six mouths afterward than when fresh made, and AA'l.ion prices are higher and the demand much great or. The crock or crocks mush bo bulled beyond roach ot summer heat, or where the temperature Will bo even at all time. The daiiy farmer who makes the daiiy his first care can also go into some collateral' branches of agriculture AA-ith- out prejudicing his main interest. A good garden and some good young stock small fields of clover, oats, com and Avheat, all Avell manured direct from the daiiy, Avill help toward 1 a profitable. income. Good meadows are often seriously injured by being pastured too close, especially soonaftor i cutting, when, usually, the'weather is hot and dry, and' again in the fall before cold, freezing weather sots in. Grass plant, roots need protection during the summer from the burning sun, and a good protection of top iir Avinter material!^ pnrraits injury from' thaAvihg and freezing, and especially iii that class of soils which has a tendency to spreAV up. Some pasturing in many cases is rather a benefit than otherwise, but Indiscriminately done, as is often the e.aso, considerable damage- is often done, which, considering the amount of benefit procured m tlio Avay of feed, is not profitable. All seedfc may be divided into three parts —the germ, the body, .and the skin. The germ Is the part which contains the life principle; the part which sprouts, and is there ore, the life and perfection of the germ or chit depends tho value of the seed. The body Is is the reserve fund of the germ, which supports' the embifro sprouts, both top and bottom, or stem and root, until the root is- adA'anced enough to food upon thesoil. During this process the body is generally absorbed entirely to support the plant.' The skto of seed is merely for protection; it protects the Interior been dead these two years, nnd there Is no one left to till the ancestral acres. The old place, with Its one hundred and fifty acrtfc of ahowing ipasture ,ahd woodland, is now for sale for eight hundred dollars. "This is but one among a. thousand similar cases in New Hampshire alone." I was much saddened by tills ivcital, and asked If he did not think the outlook for the future of the state a gloomy one. He replied that he did not; that, new conditions had arisen; that, many former residents wore coming back and purchasing the farms for summer homes; that thousands of ' yearly, attracted bish iff the fail, or in the very; early „ spring solving it to nlslke clover after first, leveltttg the ant hills and tussocfc AAdth a spade or road scraper. An that is neede after tftat is to keep the slough grass moAvn down so that It Avill not shade Hie young nlsike joloVer. We know this Is practical because we have tried it over and ofcf again, and have never filed of success except Avhere AVC failed to keep the slough grass mown down. - Anothw Avostc corner (is a broad swale that may run through the farm, very frequently an open ditch AA'ill reduce the swale considerably, and Will draw-off such surplus Avatef as would rillllliJivt. i i-ji uwi n v.x»»»tvy j V.I.VB »^y»»— - - i — t*iii__- by tho charms of the hills, the lakes, J Impair the quality of the grass tltaUnay nnd the mountains, leaving behind" them a vory largo sum of money, nearly equalling that realized from the entire agricultural product, of the state. THE BEGOAKS MILAN. IN An Italian Woman Who Han An Orphan Asylum lo a Profit. Sister Giouseppina, founder of tho order of Maria Santissima dclla Coii- solata, and its present head, Avas recently arested in Milan for persistent swindling. She might truly bo called Queen be grown upon it. Tho same method should be followed as recommended for the slough. After nlslke' has once established itself and the roots of the slough grass become decayed, it will be possible to Introduce any of the clovers, timothy and blue grass and to make of tills swale a profitable, permanent pasture. Another class of waste laud frequent on nwuiy farms Is composed of rough lamdsv lying lalong streams, possibly growing up hi grubs or hazel brush, or having scattered hero and there over Jit stony or gravelly points. Theso lands should bo sown to blue grass of Italian Beggars, 'llor coroct iiamo and Avhlte clover, and closely pastured is GUiscpplna Maria Florosta. She Ayasj for tAvo or three years, the closer the born in Turin forty-four yo^rs ago, and better, and tbey can in this way be at the ago of 1(5 was a beautiful Avoman converted hrto permanent pasture, es- alreadv Avcll known among the men pcelally valuable for winter or sum- about town. Sho led a Avlld life In Turin mr pasture for horses or sheep. If until her 125th year, and then Avont to horso manure, made from clover and other Italian cities In Avhich she contin- timothy hay, be- scattered over these nod bar unquestionable (career until dissipation had obliterated her beauty, rough places, a catch Is almost certain the first year, provided, of course, tho She* returned unrecognized to Turin land is closely pastured. If timothy or at the age of 37, and in tho garb of a, clover hay, that has seed In it, be fed to Sister began the work of founding tlie cattle in the month of March on these order of Maria Saiitisslma dclla Con- ] broken lands a ca.tch< is almost certain. solata, wlicise special 'mission, she do- Might or nine years' ago- we hauled .scribed! as the care of por orphans. Al- a second crop of clover,, noe sufficiently though unsupported by the clergV, she well seeded to justify liulpng at the obtained 1 largo sums of money from ' price then prevailing, over a piece of philanthropists', brought an old barracks land of this kind and' tlie result has and filled it with orphans. She then boon a constant growth of clover ever turned the institution Into a begging since, having been takera not to enterprise.. Every day, hot or cold, pasture it. too closely as to' prevent a wet or dry. sho ' compelled all the or- greater or loss amount of! seed matur- phans to- 'ti»rnp' the streets and bog ing each year. . for money. This money she deposited It is easier to farm the comers on to her own credit in tlie bank, roserv- an American than on Ulster farm and ing hardly a dollar a day for tho food the man who fails to do- it neglects and clothes of the orphans. Tlie child- one of tho prime conditions ofi success, ren were starved and beaten so pcrsis- j tently that one in every ton died after , a few months in the institution. The I places of tlie dead ones were filled at HOME AND FAJKM. STOCK. Oats is about, the best feed! youi can once"" hoAA-ovor, by Sister Giusopplna give to calves. Mixed Avith cornmeal and'the four accomplices Avhom she it is a great milk producer for COAVS. had dressed'in Sisters garb- and: Impress- It is of no advantage to• have feed ed into her service. . ' before animals all tlio time.. Whether At the end' of tlio second year Sister it bo grain or roughness, tho better Giuscppina had" saved' $10,000 from tho and more economical plan is to> give proceeds of the cliildvons begging. She thorn what they Avill cat up clean* then left tlio Turin institution to the If any animal is not making, a, gain supervision of tlie subordinate and AA-ent ft is pretty sure it is making a, loss, to Milan, Avhoro she established a second Feeding for maintenance merely, to not institution for bogging. By the beginn- fowling for profit. These things ore ing of 1801' sho had sixty sisters and: true all the time, but especially: true a "number of orphans in her service, in the Avintor. had saved a litle fortune estimated at The shorthorns have Improved! tbfe betwon ?40,000' and ?50,000, and Avas cattle of America more than all 1 tlie receiving an annual income which In other improved cattle that Avere ever Italy AA'as large enough to bo called brought hero. They have raised 1 the princely. Sho became ambitious to average Aveight of thousands- of our' become'a millionaire; Iknvever, and to bcof witl Ic fro 200 to 500 pounds'a head, this ambition- was due the discovery an«l retraced the selling ago-a--whole year of the fraud. tocstdes greatly increasing ttie- selling She left Mlltin to found still another price. begging institution. She selected Intra on the Lago Maggibre, as the scono The same expenditure- of food', care and time upon a well-bred animal to and from tho poles along the inor- TWO BOY'S PANTHER FIGHT. of her now enterprise, and was unable means a much larger percentage of to exercise tlie requisite discipline in : Profit than when a scrub' is the reci- the Turin and Milan instttutons. In ; pient. The way to prove this- is to- try both quarrels over the spoils broke out, it. and by the tiine Sister Gitisioppina had : Tho best proof that there' i's ai fair set in operation her beging society in profit in raising good cattle may be Intra her subordinates had betrayed her , found in the fact that the men who imposture to the police. When she ar- . handle that sort are not complaining; '' en to jail:.. . . rived in Milan she was -arrested 'and' tak- about tho business. Whenever the cattle market is depressed it is the poor jdtaff 'which suffers first. The profit on that Is so sliglit, at the best, that it; does not require much of a. A MATTER OF' DRESS. A djspatoh to the San Francisco „..„„,. Chroniclo from Paris, Cal., describes ; tho original, . on corn , lowing story: vory of I customers, and, besides, Avill not bo in condition to farrow thrifty pigs. from undone moisture and minor enemies. The germ is of amber color, about the consistency of old cheese, and cuts under a knife, exactly like cheese. The body Is harder, of various colors, and much less susceptible to attacks of water or insects. Those aro 1lw> characteristics of well-ripened seed, and' are invariable. If tho seed is caught by frost before becoming ripo, tho chit crumbles to a fine powder and becomes dead; so the test of good seed sure to groAV, is the choosy nature of tho germ— a. very simple thing, easilv tested AA-ith a sharp knife, and infallible.. story is told of a young of eccen- t towil , cls k(J m it lb ft trio Habits Avho went to i Daly's theatre Comf()rtable qunptelBi clleanb food recntly attiredin a short cardigan jack- Qf ^ } et and' striped trousers Many of his et and' striped fnond^ladies and gentlemen-wore ,n m(?nt needod te , n . e ^ fln the audience-, but they coolly snubbed rare i y be restless, and' will have nothing him by refusing to return his bow lite to keop lt from coim;1 . tjng food into next day ho called' on an artist friend, somo vnluftblc prO cmct with tlie great- a Avttty Irishman and put the case to egt him-. His argument in extenuation of aairyimm who mlscg . lus OWJ , the AVintoi 1 f the most thrilling story yet. told Is that >Y*l'V I i U4A.' !(**!*! 1>J *»J><HH»v. ni.i» n..». .. ...- * ,,-, tho sunshine that falls upon it directly ot a stnigglo with a at tho surface, thus wanning only a thin Lha * to bo done. It is folly to. ; "feeding for fat tin related What AVO want to do Marion' starve our sheep, and consumers iV iMii>« nlaln of tho nature, of our mutton. your teacher Avill say, "its spacilie. heat is high;" la ml Avanns easily; "its spoci- fic Kcat is IOAV." For all thoso reasons t:l>o dil't'erenei ill ° !imol ' lho boy more evenly OLD FARMS RECLAIMED!. A NOAV Hope For Old New England Farms. Frank French, in tlio April Scribner: "Old Uncle Daniel Chase," according his ecoentrfcitr was that lie had a per- calres usiullly lms . a fatter herd than feet right to dress as he chose. Why the man who bifs- his cows. He knows should they object to his clothes, and that thoy aro from , goocl stockj m . ougb( . couldn't he AA'ear what lie pleased? io bo BUro of iti ailfl) as tnoy are nfc artist said, "Well, yon must re- ) loniG( tii oy Avll]! clo tnejl . begt and stables are stables. fur n week ou a hunt, and o.umi ' of animal wil not do. Add to hib tho - and troad it to radon, was an excellent farmer. " lho mountains to-day ou ; fact tlmt, ot temiioraTure on cViso ™,m n ,r days >wu from Iho monnUuns to-uay between laud and Avator, and thus be- '";'^ Y' V , ' ,. ".V 1 nm tln.' for r tweou tho air over the land and over I ™«> ««£ ™ ; < «*» ^ ^ '* ftr -m ght tho sohd the Ayator, is Avell marked, Ou our NCAV England coast there, is still another reason for this difference. The Avaters that bathe our shore come from the north; thoy are part of tho cold Labrador current, and are still cold Avlien they reach NOAV England; droppings of sheep havo boon found by contain double tho amount dropings !,- ( ^ '"l, U \" e " They had shot somo it wil readily 1m soon why sheep ,.' " l t \ m )nli „, aiul sat down such valuable soil renovators. - - » J ,o » "a d oat dinner, j Hilly paslures being wel drained, Iho ;™ Wa8 ft th i ckot of heavy trees ! Hacks aro less liable to those diseases, ami hrush ahoul them. While busy so common to wot, bogy land. Thus about tho firo Richardson happened tho risks aro reduced, and protils made to Blanco up and saw a black panther certain to the llockiaaster who w 11 ' has been bought and put in a strange place and a strange, herd often suffers FAItM TIHC CORNERS. from Avht AA'O might call lioniesicknes,' ... so that sho can by no moans do her An Ulster Irishman Avas oneo asked host, and this is more frequently tho tlio secret of his success in farming. oven in midsummer tho Avater is almost too cold for bathing. Already in Mnjy when the weather,»— --^^ ^ Avitllout a word thrifty condition. over the land lias quickly leaped from ^ ^ comp . ulU)11) - nk .i ul rrt s on turned ; rlook masters are gradually coming' c<f LU UlillU.AJ III' njivi otv 11 ii. tjtuw^* j,.,... _„,--- -i 1-11 .,, x bt glaring straight at him from ani'ong exercise tho proper caro and diligence „ some bushes thirty feet away. As necessary to keep his flocks in a good, I rmic.k us a. Hash, and Avithont a word thrifty condition. efforts so efficiently that they AVOI-O able to bring up their live children in comfort, and give thorn good common-school and academic educations out of tho proceeds of the farm alone. Ellen, the only daughter, and Abnor lUako, Avore married just before the war broke out. Ho was among tho first to respond to tho call for volunteers, and Avas killed at Antletam. Ellen is said to havo diod of a broken heart. The oldest of tlio Chase boys enlisted on his twenty-first birthday, and came homo, after tho Avar Avas over, too much broken down in health for the hard life of a NOAV Hampshire running through his farm with many branches and Avith an exceedingly Avot spot on each sido of tho slough and ono of the branches. To broods more, somo loss. JANESVILLE HORROR. fairm it in grain, it is necessary to Mat Ditsou Shoots His Wife and a "' ^J^./U'r^-.f Sd NolBUbor-Mob Threatens' Violence. Avintor almost, to summer, the days aro Avarm, but the air off shore still keeps] a Avintiy sling. Then as morning Avarms Into noon, AVB feel tho sea breeze pushing ils cool breath imvavds under the Avann light air that lies on the land. It Avill not come in if there is a brisk Avlnd bloAvnig off shore, too strong for tho bree/.e to overcome, but in clear, quiet .summer Avoather, it; may bo expected about 9 or 10 o'clock at the water's edgo, then slowly working its Avay inland, reaching the furth- LJ >sin .. u ,g toward the lads. Both Richard, son and Cole say positively and snatched up a rllle. Ho Avas none to (j u , same point. Avhere they can np- too quick. Tho ball struck the beast j, 1 . lH ..i : it ( >d the impnrtauce of starting in tho right hind log and tho panther u, 0 young lambs aright by giving them " ' """ ' ard- j,. 00( i sires. It is through this method the t"i, a | ; 11(0 vast sheep herds through the animal Avot OA'cr' forty fei>l—ten feet Wl ', sl: nn d oast must be improved, and past, them—at a single leap. i p U ro bred rams are yearly becoming When the panther landed it turned 11U)1 . 0 m So noral demand. The dairy- si s quick as lightning and came back at nu , n selects the bull Avhich is especially tho l)oys. Young Colo, Avho could not n oUd for points Avhich contributes to- got at his gun, held by that Ume taken warLl producing COAYS that Avill yield to his heels. Richardson mado tho g 00( j C i- eara and milk, and tho flock- farmor. Ho Avont Avost and is said to have done Avoll. Tho next two sons ing, put entered professloiuil life and havo Many tanners, ductivo as any part of the farm. The Avay, therefore, to farm this corner is to invest iu drain tilo, and after carefully studying tho question of til- them in the right place, lu>As r over, aro not pro- Hoarn, ii neighbor Avho act ius peacemaker, this morning. He ' gained fame and fortune. Charles, tho youngest, Avent into moroantllo life Avith groat expectations, and finally canio to grief. . Undo Daniel mortgaged the farm to tide him over, and iu tlio end lost heavily. Since his failure- Charlie scorns to prefer poverty In the city to hard work upon the'form. The old folks h«TW to tilo this laud. 11 then the expense of $1.00 nu by: -, T — pi method of burning off all >the rub- -. te nwking threats from doing violence if Ditsou is .captured member that boudoirs are bowdolra we u taken caro of, while the COAV which - AA'ith a A r oiy good COAV for milk or His reply Avas, "I farm the corners,", butter than with an inferior one. The by Avhic'h ho meant of coui-se that I'eall gj^ood COAV is like tlie really sniai-t every foot of his land contributed its mflll > a little noryous, and liable to be duo quota, to the revenue of his farm.. haflucnced by the surroundings, unless Tho principle is just as true in Amori-. accustomed to frequent changes, ca as in Ireland, only our corners aro "The best soods Avill not groAV so Avell not all in tlio corners of tho fields, hi por soil as in that richly manured. Vory littlo of tho Avaste land of Amori-1 Tll o best milk COAVS become poor mllk- ca is in tho literal corner, and is more \ ers lf they aro not properly fed and apt to lie in tho body of the field or , ™ rK & toi: So Avith lions. Feed for eggs fawn. A fanner has a. IKHTOAV slough !in d any breed Avlll give tiieni—some ,, -i t.»_. ji 11.1, .-.i....-., nt'f^fVlS! HI/MTV c/Mn f\ 1 f\c.'& Janosville, Wis., April 13.-Mab Dlt- son shot his Avifc and Mrs. Arthur to with their bodies

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