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^ > uK ?...<*&! ,i'" " Vl ' ' JttMAMMtoi DUMNG ^ Another severe storm' passed oVer Wie Southern and eastern states %n the 14th. The \vlnd was very high And tel.egraph cpmtnunlcation wa> destroyed: 1 It Is 'impossible' td'le'artf'the extend . of the damage. •... . . ...... The third of the series of international yacht races between the American yacht Vigilant and the' English yacht Valkyrie ^vas won by the ;; Vig'>- lant, making' turfed suc&es|ivJB defeats for the Valkyri*, ank thd .ciiu ''wilt stay in America. A wreck occurred right in front of the depot of the Michigan Central at Jackson, Mich., oa the 14th, Which is said to be the most awful railroad disaster of the year. The first section of a World's Fair train had stopped for breakfast, When the second section came Up at a good speed. The air breaks failed to work and the engine dashed into the rear of section one at a speed of twenty miles an hour. Twelve persons w<5ro killed and about fifty mutilated and injured. : The barns of the Chicago City Railway company on Wallace street, burned on the night of the 12tb, and 4G1 horses, were .burned to death in the in the holocaust. The loss:will amount to about $120,000. Carl Rourke, a resident of Trail county, North Dakota, and the largest man in the state, if not ib the United States, died at Belmont recently. His weight before he died was 540 pounds. A telegram from Louisville, a coal mining town of 700 inhabitants and situated twenty-five miles north of Denver, says the town is sinking. The town is built over the Welsh coal mines, and the destruction is being caused by the sinking of the surface 'above the mine. Gen. Lucius Fairchilds of Wisconsin was elected commander-in- chief of the. Loyal Legion at the annual meeting- at Chicago, to succeed the late ex-President Hayes. Ex-President Harrison was the choice of a large number of the order, but he came to the meeting for the .especial purpose of declining the honor, The next meeting will be at Philadeluhia in October 1894. The situation of the unemployed on the Gogebic range at Hurley, Wis,, is becamiyigf serious. Bread riots have already occurred and the problem of providing- for the unemployed miners on the range is becoming more serious . every hour. At least 500 people this side of the Wisconsin line are out of employment ID Elmwood and across the Michigan line the number is at least 1,000, and no prospect of work for them. It is estimated that one-half of these people have families. In the iron belt over 100 men congregated and threatened to loot the village store, provided they were not given work. They were finally talked into adopting pacific measures and no damage was done. John Redmond, leader of the Par- nellites, in a recent speech at Dublin, announced that hereafter the Parnell- ites conscientiously act with Gladstone, who had acted in bad faith, abandoning the Irish interests in the fall session. On Chicago day at the World's Fair the paid attendance was 713,040. Tlie largest previous day at the present fair was Independence day, July 4th, when the attendance was 283,873. The greatest day at the Paris exposition was 397,150 and at Philadelphia, 217,520. The second of the international yacht race between tho American yacht, Vigilant, and the English yacht, Valkyrie, was also won by the Yankee. She crossed the line almost twelve minutes in advance of the English yacht. * s ' Wkshlrigton, Oet?"9?-^?vofe6tf«Boke ofi 'the resolution directing the committee on finance to report a bill embodying a deola- .ration ot the policy Cuntaine.1 in the Voor- .hees substitute. Voorhees defended his fcourse. Resolution went to. the calendar) and Cockrell opposed tho bill. • ..-•--... •-.. ••• itousfl. • • ••••• Elections repeal bill wfts taken up and Aldrich of Illinois, Dolliver oC lown nnd Boutelle of Maine vigorously defended tliu' republicans' course. ^Marshall of Virginia,, Lockwo.od of Now York and Fitc'n ot Now "xbrk auv&'ehted the passage of tho bill. • v ' '' } f .. SENATE. iWpsliin^ton, 6dt. id.—Senator Squire of Washington introduced a compromise amendment to tlio silver bill. Resolution calling for information as to mouoy borrowed by United States was agreed to. Repeal bill was then takou up and discussed bjpMpPherson and Cockrell. HOUSE. A number of bills of minor importance •were passed. At 1 o'clock the elections repeal bill came up and after a number on amendments had beeu voted do wu the bill passed—ayes 201). nays 101, a strict party M. 13. >,« DUN'S' ^ . • .. . • Washington, Oct. IB.—During day's session the silver repeal bill CONSUMPTION IS CURABLE. Tlie Cincinnati Discoverer Fumed From 1'ole to I'ole. CINCINNATI, Oct, 10.—Tho fame of this city as a center oi medical research has gone to the ends of the earth. Dr. C. Howard Strong of Cape Town, .South Africa, has been here a week investigating the Amick cure for consumption, and takes back with him sufficient medicines for sixty patients. He sailec from New York Oct. 11. Dr. Joaquin Duenas, secretary of Cuba's delegation to the Pan-American Medical Congress was also sufficiently impressed toordei the Amick medicines, and yet another delegate obtained a supply for Venezuela. In far off Alaska an American physician, Dr. Arthur Jordan, is stopping the ravages of consumption amongst the natives on his island oi St. George with Amick's help, and the Cincinnati discoverer's offer to physicians everywhere of free test medicines for any number of patients is as eagerly accepted in the frozen north aj in the southern tropics. J y ester- was do- batod. At 0:05 Voorhees said ho felt it. to ho his highest duty to auk tho senate to stay-in continuous session until tho pend- ingmeasuro;was ; dispose,d of. Several silver men said they would never vote for unconditional repeal and that Voorhees could have as long n session as he liked. At 1 o'clock a. in. Alleu of Nebraska was still talking. Martin of Kansas was to follow him and ho was expected to talk four or five hours. Tho silver mon had considerable advantage over their opponents, and they were free to admit their pleasure over the condition. While they can rest in the committee rooms und lob- bios, leaving paly, on guard one speaker and DUbois to .see that a quorum is present, it is obligatory on tho part of the friends of repeal to remain continuously in their seats in order to maintain a quoium. HOUSE. Hunter presented a resolution for a recess from October 14 to November 1. Referred. Hunter said ho wanted to give the members a chance to seo the World's Pair. The order for consideration of tho Mc- Croary bill to amend the Geary exclusion law was adopted and McCroary opened the debate. Geary followed. At 5 o'clock house adjourned. SENATE. Washington, Oct. iy, y p. m.—Tbo night session of the senate was a peculiar 0110. Senator Allen took the floor at 5:15 in tho attornoon and without any interruptions, except such as were purely accidental, he had tho floor all night. Ho proved himself an able and indefatigable talker. At no time did his voice fail him and oven when the clerk was calling the roll to secure a quorum, ho stood erect and loacly to pro-, ceed with bis remarks. Not for ono moment did' ho falter. Not for ono moment did he lose his self-possession, Although ho wan talking aeainst time, ho was listened. to " with attention by the senators. During the early part of the evening, tho galleries were packed to repletion, and they remained so until about a o'clock. ,Tho freshest man on the floor was the 'speaker, Mr. Allen. Mr. Voorheos was entirely worn out. Other senators who desired to refresh themselves with sleep retired to tho con> lortable lounges in tho cloak room, or still more comfortable lounges in tho committee rooms. But Mr. Voorliees, in the performance of his duty, was compelled to remain in the hall without rest. Senator Alien concluded his speech at S o'clock, having thus been on the floor for fourteen hours. During that time ho occasionally wopcr] from a cup of tea, but this wus his "only nourishment. When ho finished his oye'.s wore as clear, his voice was as strong, his gestures were as vigorous as when he took tho floor. Mr. Allen's spnocli breaks all previous records, aud his powers of endurance won for him tho admiration of those wore opposed to his tactics. At tho close of ihis speech Voorheos moved to lay the Fefl'or atnonc'.mont on the table, which was done by a veto of ny to 17. At 0:30 a. m. Martin of Kansas began liis speech in favor of his amendment. Hot'si:—Business of minor importance consumed the time of the house in the early hours. The McCroary bill for extou- t;ion of time for registration provided by Geary Chinese exclusion act came up anil was dicussod at length, a do/.en congressman participating. SBNATI3. Washington, Oct. 13, G a. m.—Martin continued his address until 4 p. m. yesterday. Teller resumed his speech or last week, continuing until until 0:a), when he excused himself. Stewart began his speech. Harris offered a compromise amendment. Tho call for a quorum became so frequent the repoalors wore compelled to remain in their seats. A little after midnight Loveral senators wero excused on tho plea of illness nnd fatigue, and the quorum was diminished to the danger line and then disappeared. It was broken by tho refusal of certain silver democrats to vote. Finally at 1:40 a. in. when it was found impossible to ret together a quorum, Vo-jriieos rose and said ho felt he had done his duty in (ho matter and moved to adjourn. The motion wan unanimously agreed to, and in an instant the senate chamber was deserted, after a continuous session of thirty-ei<*ht hours and forty minutes. KE.N'ATE. Cp ttt« Pre«ltibnot iif i'li* tftttionnt t>it£Ue.' CniOAQO Oct. 10.—H. V, Ganfibn,foil 1 - merly of Omahii, Neb., but notv per- inanently Me'atbd in, Chidagoi, ,hiU; resigned the presidency of the Irish National Le:-fi'tte of America. Although' the notice of his withdrawal ' as executive 'was •'formally presented to the' executive conitilitte of tho league fully- two 'weeks ago, the resignation lias hot yet been raiuta piiblie. Nolle bu't Air. Gannon s immediate friarxls among the inerhbers of the organization have lear-ncd of his resignation. Tnat the matter was not given out to the league.members is due to tho unwillingness of the officials to accept his -ivsignatiort. It is authoritatively stated that the acceptance : of the resignation of the president at this pya-tieulii.r and' critical period in the fortunes > of the liberal party across the ocean would be to give a semblance of truth to the rumor that the league had outlived its usefulness and v/as about to be disbanded. Heivin is the foundation for 1 the statomenl, (hat Mr. Gannon's resignation was deliber- iitely suppressed. It i's also' a • matter of general discuosion that the real reason for l\!r. Gannon's withdrawal from tho league was his expressed disgust with tho anti-Uladstono ilre- •oater's and other malcontents in t'hc 1 league, who insist that Gladstone has not been sincere in liis •.efforts and therefore deserves no encouragement from Irishmen. Some ZncMftita tn Held Back 'by tTnciTOllaty. ' NKW YORK, Oct. 16.— -K. Q. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trftde says! ; ';' rjL ' no country /has been ywaitiag't while uncertainty' has prevailed.' 'Men have not known what to do with safety, and so have done ns little aa ,;they ; couldi j industries cannot always \\';iit', and ih 1 them' an arrest of -im- provemi-nt generally moults some- reaction. Merc.hahts who have obligations to meet cannot'ttl ways Wait fend for some there has ooino misfortune. Speculators and traders wait because tney have no substantial basis for r, judgment. Tho volume of business Iran.- acted, increases some, because the longer people go without clothing and food Oi' either 1 necessaries the inorq certain their demand is to revive. '•Government crop '•eportis have non helped .speculation bceausa they ivro not in harmony with .prevailing- judgments. \\hcat has weakened i ,'.( ecu Is, though the government report would indicate a j'ii-hl of only ;jBl,« 000,000 bushels') -so .small as to wimmt Thousands Conio From tlio Fnr West. DKNVKR, Colo., Oct. 10.—The 1-oont- •n-mile rate between here and Chicago has had an,'instantaneous effect upon travel both ways. Last night and this morning the Burlington, Rook Island, Santa Fe, Missouri'Pacific and Union Pacific had not, a s'ngle empty seat or berth on their trains, whil'. the incoming travel over the Rio Grande for the east was equally grea't .Most of these passengers a'c bound Tor Chicago. The westbound travel is as great almost as the east, the it in Grande having- yesterday received telegraphic orders for westbound Pullman tickets which have exhausted its capacity for the next week, unless additional trains are put on. PrnsUlont L>m:lui-cs Himself niotnt.or. WASHINGTON, Oct. J6 —The state department received this following from the United ytaces consul at Guatemala City yesterday: "The president of this republic this day, Oct. 13, declared himself dictate:- and assumed control of tho government, jlie dismissed tho extra session of congress and ordered a new election." LITERARY NOTES. The Pansy for October, with its homelike flavor, and its sympathetic attitude, especially towards young people, fives in its October number a fresh and attractive variety for all ages. There are other bright stories and poems by well known authors. The magazine is, as usual, very attractively and profusely illustrated. Our Lutlo lien"inui Women is as full of timely and striking matter as the magazine" designed for thi'.oldor folks. The instructive bit of natural 'history is made as attractive as a fairy tale, and the illustrations are charming. Surely the days have gone by when dull little "primer" lite.nture was good enough for children. Baby- land, sacred to the babies, is full of most fascinating little stories and rhymes and pictures. The illustrations aro this month so extremely beautiful that they would seem to be enough riot only to delight but to develop the artistic sense in every baby. Probably the most original and forceful pica for silver that has been made in this exciting campaign, where go much has been said,' is advanced in the October Review of Reviews by Mr. Edxvard B. ilownll. By means of carefully prepared charts showing the amount of silver and gold, of cereals and cotton and other staple products he aims i;oshovv that the production of silver keeps approximate pace with the production of cereal crops. a much higher price.. Western receipts for the wvok have been 0,U,'i4,ii-i:i bushels, dpaiust !),3'tH,OTO bushels last year,- while Atlantic exports luivo fallen to <i2l,soi bushels, sfraiiist l,0i.i l .i,l:73 bushels last year. Corn ad, vauccd Jf cent, pork 'prortucts .being unchanged, but there Would be very much stronger advances if. men put full confidence in official estimates. Oil has risen .I cent nnd toffee is unchanged. Cotton stands just where M did a w6'ek ago, in spite of a report which some interpreted as a conclusive proof of a.yield far bolow that of last year, but the enormous stock of old cotton in sight hero and abroad would explain great hesitation in tho market, even if the odcial estimates were fully credited. "The mi lures for the last week number 3133 in the United vStatc's, against 18u last year, and forty-two in (.anadu, against 200 last year. Eighteen failures were in magnitude exceeding 8JOO.OOO, and eighty-four were over 55,000 each, but less than ft]00.000. The aggregate of liabilities in failures the first week in October was only 813,481,2!i3, though the number -was large. This week the liabilities have apparently been increased.', EXCERPTS FKOM TREASURY. Statement Sliowlnsr tlio Assets and Liabilities. •WASHINGTON, Oct. 16.—The state-' inent of the United States treasurer uhowitig the classified assets of the treasury aud demand liabilities to-day, is as follows: ASSETS. Gold coin and bullion $105,r>20,fU6 Silver dollars and bullion B3:j,708 204 Silver dollars and bullion, act July H, 1S9U 152,1.18,431 Fractional silver aud minor coin 14,467,210 United States notes 17,227 782 United States Treasury notes... 2,8(U,'r4e G old certificates 12« 041) Silver certificates 8,<i!2o'271 National bnnk notes U,553 B3S Deposits with national bank do- ' pohitories: General account 10,118,219 Disbursing oflk-ors' balances.... 8,s41 11 S4-i AND PRACTICAL THOUGHTS '''-O.N tHE SUBJECT OF PLOWING. DlflVu-ont ?(>!!« Jtcqult-c IJIfToront •At«'t.IJ- o<ls—Homo ir»rsmi>fi:--l. t ' t Your Uons Set—tloi-an itturks—% tonic Kotrt.-! mid Household IIclpJ, t&, ft .single crop to be sold of? farm'.''-. The fanner, if worthy of will, it .sooms to us, arid at varied Total $720,042,401 LIABILITIES. Gold ccrtiflofttes S 79,65(1,810 SUver cortiiit-ates 3Bi,-)83,r>ll4 United States treasury notes... ]&2,OUU,!2i<j Currency certificates 10,OU5,ULO Disbursing ollicers' balances, ngonuy accounts, etc... • 42,4;<ir,159 Yesterday's treasury statement: Net gold on baud—Oct. 11. J87.5;!a,O.J6: Oct. 13, $80,8«0,t)08; decrenso, $684,IM$. Net legal tenders on hand—Oct. H, SO.,941,803; Oct. 12, 49,850,404; decrease,' ?S5,- bvju. Netfilvor on hninl—Oct. 11, $8,891,589: Oct. lli, *'.), 173,315jinerouse, Ma3,0;JtS. Actual cnsh in tlio treasury vaults over outstanding certificates—Oct. 11, *I06,aG7 108; Oct. 1-2, *105,'J30,US7; decrease, $48«;. 431. Deposits in bank—Oct. 11, $13,907,007; Ofit la, $13,808,813-, Increase, J89H,805. Net cash balance—Oct. 11, $110,1184,415- Oct. 12, $UO,2»7,7U9; decrease, 180.810. UNION PACIFIC RECEIVERS. Oil IJrillors Burned tq Dentil. TOLEIJO, Ohio, Oct. J4—Two oil drillers, Joseph Topper of Beatty, Pa., and Robert Henderson of Titusville, Pa., were burned to death near Bowling Given yesterday. A gas pocket was struck unexpectedly and exploded with awful force, setting fire |o the derrick and burning 1 both men before they escaped. Judge Boss of iue United States court at LOB Angeles, Cal., sentenced tvv ' more Chinamen to be deported. Christian Endeavor society of Pennsylvania is m session at Reading 1 . It reports raernberebip of 55,000 with 2,. 7u» societies. The schooners Corinthian and Al- b'f>a nollideU at Aibkuj yesterday, 'l' -j captain of the Albion, was c ijwssd. The Corimkian was badly t <ns,ge<l ftBtt r$n ashore. uuisfail branch ol the National »<; Cincinnati g Washington, Oct. 14.—Senate convened ot 11:;:0 yesterday morning. Vest introduced au amendment in tho nature of a ubstitute for the rauoul bill. Hopeal bill was then taken up and Stewart continued nls address. Manderson otl'erorl a resolution providing for investigation of tho statement that the Union Pacific had gone into tho hands of a receiver. Kesoluliou went over. Stewart continued until 8 p m., when ho was succeeded by Peff er, who continued until 11;40 p. m when adjournment was taken. HOUSE. An agreement was reached to take a vote on the Chinese bill al 8 o'clock Monday, the banking bill to be called immediately after llio house tUeu discussed tho Chinese bill SISJfATK. Washington, Oct. 14.—The silver purchase repeal bill was taken up, and some flno parliamentary questions raised, which the vice-president settled. Potter, who occupied the floor, yielded to Jones of Navuda, who addressed the senate in opposition to the bill. He was interrupted by Voorhees, who made a motion to adjourn, .-.nd Jones assented. Voorhees said: -'If there is..ny- body who thinks tho friends and advocates or this bill have surrendered, or have it in contemplation, I desire to answer in tho language of tho immortal hero. Paul Jones that 'We have only begun the fight.' " At 1:05 a. m. tho senate adjourned until Monday. HOUSE. At no time during the day were there more than 150 members in tho house, and the discussion ot the bill for the suspension for six months ot the provisions of the Geary Chinese bill was rather dreary and uninteresting, and at 5 p. m. tho house adjourned. round wurdoreu la mo street. LONDON, Oct. 14.—In a side street of the city of Birmingham Monday morning- was found the body of a man who had evidently been murdered. His skull was fractured and there were other marks on the body to bear out the theory of foul play. From papers found in the man's clothing it was learnel that his name v/as 'Thomas pp, and the flrt>t supposition was that be was an Annfricau from Chicago. This lias since been proved to b« incorrect, and it is now CUIuiugo Hoard of Tniclo. CHICAGO, Ojt. 13.—Tho wheat tra-.lo had a lot of bearish influence to meet thia morning. The result was a break of li from thn Thursday closing during (he firs hour. There was scarcely any recovery during tho hour following. THO flood o" wheat from firat hands to primary mar kets goes on inc-reaiiing. Available stock? aro increasing in volume at homo anc abroad. On top of ull this conies tho ad vorse iiew* from Washington. Northwest em markets hold over j.OliO can o wheat for tho day. Primary points had nearly 1,030,000 bu. Chicago hiul a,'5 cars, not heavy, but tlie b»ard showed KiS.OOC wheat in nnd only 89,000 out tho day previous. Atlantic ports cleared buc 4v',000 wheat, while the flour reached 81),OOQ barrels. Ttio market opened shaky at GSJ'jfo for December, Xc oft from last night, firmed a littlo to OOc and then broke to OJV^c, or IJ^'o fctraisht under yesterday. Uay'sold 73)-£@ ~a;'<o ut boat point and off to 7a%(<47J%c. !o break. Tho nervousness continued during tho last hour. Desernber weakened to 65o and rallied before tnoVlose to Cfi^tgcSjJ/o. May broke to 7d>Jc and recovered finally to Quotations were: Articles. JHighost IVU't, 2~ Oct. Deo.... Hay.... Corn, 2— Oct.. Nov.... Deo.... May.... Oats, a— Oct.... Dec.... May... Pork— Oct.... Jan..., Lard— Oct.... fan — B. Uibs.. Oct.... Jan .88% .3U^' .80% 16.25 U.75 0.05 8.65 7.67^ Lowest. Oct. CLOSING. .8$% 10.25 11.55 0.03 8.50 8.55 7.57K . .65k' - .88% 10.25 0.65 8.55 8.57}<! Oct. 13. .63% .0<% .74 .i-3-y .B'-ltf .88% .26% .37% 16 35 M U7 . 8.55 8 57 7.C5 Flood tor \\blpplui; Uer Rival. AUBOUA, III, Oct. 1».—Another sensation bas awakened the residents of the town of Oswego Dr. Lest r, a widower past 00 years, was married less than two months ago to Hiss Annie Brown, twenty years younger. Mrs. Lester, recently became jealous of Mrs. D. M. Ilaight, the wife of one of the leading merchants of Oswefro, believwg slie bad become too familiar with, JOr. fester, 'fuesday evening Aa.i4 ifli wuj.| foj- b*r riva tp JJSF a ft JtQnbmjn^ Jtwteit W M£. £,!.,„.-«*''" t -i~-^ * t ^a. v ii.^%jr- £v 2— <« r^ut Q II. If. ClnrJc, Oliver TV. MIok and .Director Anderson Appointed. OMAHA, Oct. JO. —The Union Pacific road has passed into tho hands of three receivers, President Clark, Comptroller Mink and Government Director Anclcrsou being- appointed. The application was made by tho executors of tlio Ames estate and by tho son-in-law of tho late Sidney Dillon r. rid by Director Atkins as independent stockholders. The object was to keep intact in one system and preserve the road at its greatest value and anticipate possible suits growing 1 out of failure to meet obligations because of dull times. The present theory of tho management will bo continued and all o:H- cers, ag-ents and employes retained. Mr. Anderson, who was appointed government inspector by Pi-evident Cleveland and was a member of the Pacific road's investig-atine- commission, represents the government's interest. _ __ Traveling flluu Accidentally Hilled. AiTiioitA, 111., Oct. 16.— James A. Langworth, for many years a travel- nip salesman for W. S. Frazier & Co. tho sulky and road-cart manufacturers of t'. ,'s city, was accidentally killed in the works of the firm yesterday morning. Me was assi-.tini* a workman to adjust a bolt and was holding a short stick in liis hand when it was caught in the spokes of tho revolving belt wheels, swinging around and striking Langworth in the stomach with such force as to kill him illmnst instantly. riowin:.'. The subject of plowing- will always' interest farmers as long us the world lasts, because^ all .practical farmers | know that good plowing lies at the very foundation of successful ''1'n.rth; in«-. A man may.-have good j. land;, but unless it is properly plowed and prepared for seed', fie will not bo likely to obtain tho best crops which ita soil is capable of producing. As a rule, the poorer tlio soil, tho more paius must bo taken to j;ulvcri:'.o and mako it line to a certain depth. A deop, rich soil will usually pro- duoo a f:tii- crop when only half plowed, will do better when plowed better. It is said that on tho fat. virgin prairies' of the \Vost, a considerable cr,>p of corn has been raised merely by chopping through tho sod with an ax, and placing' the seed in tile incision with 110 other tillage whatever. Tho proper depth to plow lias always been a subject of debate, probably because soils of different depths and composition require different depths of plowing, and ono man's experience on ono kind of soil does not coincide with another man'e on a different.kiiicl: ' ; ' . ' The consensus of\ opinion—'and my experience agreed with it—is that a deep soil will boar deep plowing, and the crops be the better for it in tho long run, says the Country Gentleman. It keeps a larger amount of earth aired, warmed and sweetened, it makos it easier for the roots of plants to strike clown deeper to obtain u>oisturo in dry weather, and like a dry sponge it holds moro of tho rainfall and holds it longer. It was easy for Dr. Franklin to believe in "plowing deop while sluggards sleep." Had he been a farmer, instead of a printer, ho would have found 'that u thin soil requires shallow plowing, and is nearly ruined by deep plowing, unless the surface la , coated with good stable manure. Tho stereotyped direction of the farm papers (and tho correct one) is to deepen a thin soil gradually by turning up a little more every time it is plowed, and manuring the surface. There is no doubt that on some soils, which aro naturally fine and porous, as good crops can bo raised by merely mellowing a few inches of the surface, without turning it over. This is tho genera), practice in India where the average yield of wheat is nearly as much as it is in thia country. Mr. Waldo F. Brown says: "It is a fact certainly that oats make a better yield and withstand drouth better with three inches of very mellow earth on a hard foundation." I have no clouht that ho is correct about tho better yield, but think ho may bo mistaken in regard to the withstanding of drouth better. Ho also says that ho has met men at the institutes who "were sure that a shallow, fine seed-bed gave best results in corn culture." I think the soil on these men's farms was good, but not deep, and that tho subsoil was not very compact. Horace Grcoley was at first, like Dr. Franklin, an advocate of deop plowing, but afterwards modified his opinion and favored a deep stirring instead of a deep turning of tho soil" prtrtfuce upon his own acreswhatever he profitably can to supply tho heed* of his, family and suph ,livo stock as he : can >: ;advanta'gcdusljjr. keep w will have a .good garden, least fruit enough of sorts for an ample home supply, will not undertake to grow extensively general crops for which hia farm is ill-iacl!ipted, but unless hols conscious"'of possessing a trading- capacity aboro tho average, ho W }j| make it a_ rule to buy "as 1 little aa. inay bo which ip is possible f&r him t "produce. •', lid will find '08,30 and : enmfort all poihting, in thiadirei and will escape a greUt ^6aJ' : of and worry which attend tho opposite course. Thnro are a ''multitude, of good things which the fiirmci' \vhcr fails to raise them goe.-i without. -He must have, of cour.o, in addition to. his home needs ;i, cash crop foi- ninr- kct, and what it shall be, his ^r- poiinl .inclinations, his'-coil, his loca-- tion with regard to natural markets amount of help, steady or temporary' at hia command, and some other considerations will dictate.—Connecticut Farmer. Tho in tho forehead is a. eye to eye is a, face is a. a. Hoiso Mnrk.i. following from tho Spirit of tho Times, about horse marks, will enable many of our readers to call them by thoir right names: A white spot star. A white face from bald face.; ; • A iwhito,, stripe in tho blaze.'.' •'.' '; A stripe between the nostrils is snip. ' ; A white eye is a glass eye. A horso has pasterns, not ankles, and there iy no such joint as a hind knee or fore shoulder. White below the pastern joint is a. white pastern. Above the pastern a, white leg. White around tho is a white coronet. A star, bla/.e or bald face can't be< anywhere except on tho face. A. snip'can't be anywhere except on the- nose. top of tho hoof llousshold Helps. or roast a lemon., fill with It will Throateu to I^vnt-li tlio Alnrdorem. DANVILLE,111.,Oct. 16.—The court of house was crowded yesterday with friends of the late Henry Helmrick. The four murderers, Harvey Pale, Frink Stow, Charles Han-is and Elias McJunkins, pleaded guilty. Judtye liookwalter said he would hear some evidence before passing- sentence. Tho farmers' claim they will lynch 1'ale and pel-bat s one or two others if they are not sentenced to death. BIfchi£ita Central PassciiKoro Ex.'apa CHESANIKG, Mich., Oct 14.—Tho Chicago express on the Michigan Central, which left Sagiuaw at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, crashed into three loaded freight cars here at 6:40 p. m. The engine, tender, express and mail cars Jeit the track aud wore considerably broken, but the coaches fortunately were not derailed. Tbe fire- aaij and bag-gasman were painfulh but not* seriously kurt. TJ^ nft&gen- f 9eag<4 j»J'wy $«* VWP uieij t? Apples as Chemically the apple is composed of vegetable liber, albumen, sug-ar, gum, chlorophyll, malic acid, gallic acid, lime and much water. Furthermore, tho German analysts say that the apple contains a larger percentage of phosphorus than any other fruit or vegetable. The phosphorus is admirably adapted for renewing tho essential nervous matter, lecithin" of tho brain and spinal cord. It is, perhaps, for tho same reason, rudely understood, that tho old Scandinavian traditions represent tho apple as the food of the gods, who, when they felt themselves to be grawino- feeble and infirm, resorted to this f-'uit for renewing their powers of mind and body. _ Also, tho acids of tho apple are of signal use for men of sedentary habits, whoso llvor.-j aro sluggish in action, those acids serving to eliminate from tho body noxious matters, which, if retained would mako tho brain heavy and dull, or bring about jaundice' or skin eruptions and other allied troubles. Some such an experience must have led to our custom of taking apple sauce with roast pork, rich goose and like dishes. The malic acid of ripe apples, either raw or cooked, will neutralize any excess of chalky matter engendered by eating too much meat. It is also the fact that such fresh fruits as the apple, the pear and the plum, when taken ripe, and without sugar, diminish acidity in the stomach rather than provoke it. Thoir vegetable sauces and juices aro converted into alkaline carbonates, which tend to counteract acidity.—Farmers Voice. Homo Farming. We have never believed that it was wise for the average farmer to put all his ego-s into one basket. Tho handsome returns of tho tobacco crop, when all things are favorable do not prove that even this, in the limited field where it can be best grown, should be raised to the exclusion, of everything else. We do uo| Ijke tjio Idea of a so-called'aa-ri- wbiofr - buys everything" it IP? Boil or roast a sugar while hot and eat hot. often check your cold. Rubber should bo carefully kept, away from oil, as oil softens and makes it unfit for use. An iron dish cloth greatly facilitates tho washing of pans and kettles to which food has adhered in • cooking. A clock is a very essential part of a kitchen outfit. A reliable ono can now be obtained so cheap that it is an extravagant waste of time to have to go into another room to ascertain the time as often in a day as a cook needs to know it. A small sized, low pine table may be ,converted into a pretty writing table. The top should be covered with soft olive green felt, tacked in place by brass-headed nails. The legs can then be enameled to correspond or in plain white. Handsome so-called "bearskin" rugs are easily obtained by dyeing skins of sheep. Farmers sell Jong- woolled sheep skins for very little. Good dyes will transform them into serviceable, cheap and handsome rugs, for cottages and sity homes alike. A pretty bag to hold tho oclils and ends of fancy work consists, first, of a round cardboard covered with kid. To this is gathered a bag of china, silk. The shirr strings are of narrow ribbon. Around tho edge of the bottom and standing upright are screwed brass rings covered with narrow strips of kid. .Stuck Notos. Iloirs that aro marketed after ten months of ago do not give the best profi ts. A writer in an exchange says ho cured a seed wart on a horso by ono application of salty lard. A sheep raiser claims that there is nothing like liberal feeding to cure tho wool taste of mutton. People who want cattle without horns, but think it inhuman to dehorn them, should try tho hornless breeds. •• ._ .Vtock on poor grass will bo apt to find tlio weak places in tho fences, especially if there is any tempting food on the other side. The person who was never known to make or sell anything but a fine quality of butter has no trouble in disposing of all he can make. Kvery farmer's wife or daughter should establish a reputation as a maker of fine butter. Jt will pay. It can all be sold to home consumers. The American Creamery predicts that in a short time it will bo possible to send to tho grocer for solidified rnilk. tho sarno as now for condensed. It pays to have horses for farm work that are naturally good walkers. A fast-walking team will turn oil a great deal more work than a slow one. Have good cows, and then keep tiiera milking as long us possible each year. Especially arrange to have them giving milk through the winter months when butter is highest. Table linen to always be of good service should bo mended with embroidery cotton of a number to correspond with the quality of the cloth. Under the ragged edges of the tear paste a piece of stiff paper, and a network oC fine stitchea back (orth over its edges, carrying 1 &n inch beyond tliu edges, To. th,Q

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