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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, July 14, 1897
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AMONA, WBtlKlgMPAY. JULY 14. 18&7. OUR RURAL REAbERS. 1 J I - "ftovfr St»fc*««Hal fa'rftie'H UpWftt* till* Hint* &<i to Ilifc fcsre •of Llws Stork N' visiting stores in the commission districts in . various cities, we have learned some facts that, may be of interest to our cream- cry blKterthakers ahd managers of creameries who have charge cf the shippings, says El- siu Daily . There Is no question but the appearance of packages help to sell them. Possibly it may tiot help to get better prices, but It helps to find a customer. The lot ot tubs that are bright, clean and look as if they had come from a clean, tidy JniUermakcr, will attract the attention of the transient buyer who is not even aware of the stencil number or the quality of the goods, much quicker than the slovenly, dirty, wet looking package. So it pays to see to it that the packages when they leave the factory are in lirst-class condition, as far as cooperage is concerned. Tnet-e are some little details in connection with the putting up of the packages- and marking of them that might be worth considering. The method of placing the stencil on the tub sometimes has much to do with the apcparanct of the package. 1 have seen packages where the stencil had apparently grown from the small compact one to one covering the whole top ot the tub, being put on with Avater or bad material, and in moving about the abrasion of one tub against the other had almost entirely obliterated the stencil and it was spread all over the whole of the cover. A little turpentine and lamp black, which are not expensive, will make a clean cut stencil that will stay where you put it; and the receiver will know when he receives the package just what he is getting. Tins should be securely fastened both on the cover and the tub, and enough of them so that the cover will te held In place properly. In soaking the tubs the buttermaker will be careful to get no water on the outside If possible; it does not improve the appearance of the package to have it. show up watersoaked on the outside. Another thing about which a cream- cryman cannot be too careful is to see that his packages are made of good timber. We have seen tubs in the butter cellars probably composed of one-half good timber and the other half poor, and the staves of the soft wood soaked with the brine, which gave the tubs an untidy and slovenly appearance. Attention to some of these little details will be found a profitable investment to the creamcryman in the quicker and better returns he will get for his goods. , «',„• JSatl Ur;\\n»Kt> and ISatl Under. New York Produce Review says: "Not so very long ago," said a western "epresentativo of one of our leading commission houses, "I visited a creamery, that had been having a great deal of trouble with their butter; they appeared to be unable to remedy the evil, which was in the flavor of their goods, and they were very much discouraged. .While I was there I endeavored to ascertain just how they made their butter, and also tried to llnd out If there were any foul odors about the cream- cry. After getting into the buggy I aslced the driver if he had watered his horse; herald he had tried to but the horse would not drink the water; he Himself had tried to drink some, but it was so foul he was unable to do so. We had gone only a few rods when we met the creameryman, and while he was standing talking to us he noticed solas sltlmmilk coming up out of the ground not far from where he was standing. I-Ie called our attention to it, and said his drain must be stopped up. I became interested immediately, and suggested to him that possibly improper drainage was the cause of his poor butter, Upon further Investigation we found that the water, skim- mil If, etc., in the choked up drain had worked its way back into the well a^d polluted the water, and the water In turn had polluted the butter. He immediately E et to to clean the drain and well, and since then lias had no trouble with the flavor o£ his butter." Poultry I''armtni:. To set about successful poultry farm- Ing you cannot do better than observe ,the following: J. Begin with a small number; be personally acquainted with all wants, and with laying powers of each hen. It is pest not to breed from pullets, but \p select the best layers as pullets and or#ed from them the following year. , Qnjy after several years' careful selec- ',CJQB for laying qualities should any at- '/sempt to be§|n on a larger scale bo «ad,e, , _ (1 •2,V@P tg jifl unavoidable expense In 3Hlil4iflg9 anrf'guph; they may look well jy^'arp'of np real value, CJjpQse & situation where sou is y-dry pnd I'lolj in natural products, .^.wjopjjfj, etc., suitable for paul, w|t,h, -IT '.to j-f^i hftvc & sufficient incoinn from some elite* sottrte fb kfe$|» yourself folfcg for fotir ot nve ye&fs, fcfid leave a fiHtfgift afsb lor loss in mafiagemetit, and you Ate pfrs&afeid for very hard work.— Ixift- dofl Poultry. fnlvc*. tV*. C. ftockwood, writing in HoanTs Dairyman of the use of caustic potanh and other remedies to destroy the horn growth in young calves, sftys: "I have seen its effects and also the effects of some of the fluid horn prevchtatiV'Ss which are sold for the purijos'?. The destroying agent itt every case is c&us- tic, burning and painful. And i have known terrible suffering 10 result from the use of it. One of my neighbors bought a young calf at sbmedls- tance from home, and before putting it into the crate in his Wagon, the man he bought it of offered to doctor the horn buttons. This Was accepted and the stuff applied then and there. I have the word of an eye witness that the sufferings of that little thing were terrible. It would dash itsolf against the side of the crate and its head would be drawn upon its n<?ek by convulsions, and it Would have been a mercy had death released it from the torture. The next day it seemed to be better and I believe came out of it all right, but my neighbor says he would never allow such a thing again." * * * The Farmer's Review believes that thn above result was caused by wrong application of the potash. Great care must' be exercised that, the potnsh is put on the button and '..hat ::oiie of it bo allowed to run down onto the fi-;sh. If there be too much moistura the potash will be carried gradually down onto the flesh. Htaixliinl Vurletlex of t'hlckeus. The shank feathering should correspond with the breast, being black if the latter be black, and slightly mottled with white if not. The shanks are deep yellow, Inclining to orange. The color of females is a white ground, closely penciled with dark steel gray, producing a beautiful effect, frosted or silver gray in appearance. There should be no show of pure white in the plumage except in the margins of the hackles. Unless extreme care be taken In mating, the hens are likely to have a dingy color, and the pullets are apt to have necks almost white for some distance down. These light-necked birds generally breed to worse, but the evil may be remedied by choosing birds for breeding whose heads are distinctly marked. The shape and character of the markings of the Dark Brahma pullets also varies. They should be medium-sized, sc that the pencllings can be clearly discerned at a short distance. A great point in regard to color and marking in Brahma pullets is that it should be uniform over the body, and the hackles should be silvery white, heavily striped with rich black, and RELIGION ANt> PttFORM ALL OVEft THE WORLO. BUPP COCHIN COCK, SHOWING FULL FEATHERING, the shank feathering penciled same as body. 'For practical purposes the Dark Brahma fs not to be commended as highly as the light. The close breeding for points in feathers is likely to interfere with their productiveness, yet with proper attention and care they can be bred profitably as well as for beauty. The standard weight of Light Brahma cocks is '12 pounds; hens, 9Vj pounds; cockerels, lQ.pqun.dis; an.d.pul- lets, S pounds. The standard weight of Dark Brahma cocks is 11 pounds; hens, 8'4 pounds; cockerels, 9 pounds; and pullets, 7 pounds. A Steuiu Shearing Ittnuhluu. Machines for doing all kinds of work successfully are being manufactured, but Jt lias been said that none could be made that would shear a sheep or milk a cow. The following item from a Colorado exchange settles the first question: "The sheep-shearing machine is no doubt a success at last, and Colorado is behind the times in not having tliein at work. At Casper, Wyoming, 100,000 sheep of the 350,000 to be shorn will be clipped by machines, At Raw- llns,'350,000, .Green River, 100,00.0, at Evanstori, 250,000, and at Soda Springs, Iowa,* half of 250,000 will go through the »nachlwe-r-the others by hand." That the one of milking cows by machinery is very nearly an accomplished fact there is no doubt, and soon the large farmer will be able to manage his flock and herd with fewer hired meo. Washing the Cans.—if your washed milk cans smell when closed a few hour* they are not clean enough tor rollK. New cans, pails and strainers s^onld, be carefully examined for irregular creases la the, soldering; a JtUle more apMer will fl» tfiese $»cea and. niafee the gap, perfectly swepr JQ- gid.e, Jft eje&osjftg"cans wneje no ev exjgtl |QV fttcf^Jng il^em,, wash }ft $4,4 w&lt§r/th.en j,» Jjpt water ajjd Jfls&Ny, W aU U»«R wJtU &ter, jiut tnVtjtiUlH.v of A Fattil-s Llffe—TB* frtftrl- ftal Mlitlon of the t'ttnrrli of .tcno* fht-Ut—Mowers dmt Wteds—A Sign of the Tltn<-». The T.n«t ttoilr. !•' 1 were told that T must die to-morrow, That the next sun AVhlcli sliiks should bear me past all fear it ml sari'ow For nhy one, All the light fought and all thi> journey through, should I do? 3 do not think that I shoulrl shrink or falter, But Just so on Doing my work, nor change, nor seek to alter Aught that Is gone: T.nt rise and move and love ami smile and pray For one more day. And. lylnc down ut night for a la:?t sleep- In^ Say In that ear Which hearkens ever, "honl. within Thy keening, How should T fear? And, when to-morrow brings Thee noari-r still, Do Thou Thy will." I might not sleep, for awe: but peaceful, tender, My soul would He All the night long; and, when the morning splendor Flashed o'er the sky, I think that 1 could smile, could calmly, say, "It is His day." i'.tit If a wondrous hand from the blue yonder Held out a. scroll On which my life was writ, and T with wonder Beheld unroll To a long century's end Us mystic clew, What should I do? AVhnt could I do, O blessed Guide and Master. Other than this— Still to go on as now, not slower, faster, Nor fear to miss The road, although so very long it be, While led by Thee? roots. So it is with our evil natures. We h-ave to be constantly on our guard against the weeds of sin and to pray earnestly to God to hPlp us pluck the weeds out or our hearts, so that the flowers may blossom and bloom. Th* lhnf<-h'« frlnt-lprtl Mission. Christian churches have a principal mission, and they have subordinate missions. First of all. chief of all, they are commissioned to the end of getting the truth of God's unpurchased love into the souls of men and women. They Have subordinate missions in the use of any truth, or of any ornamentation, or of any art, that can help in furthering that end. The facts of geology in the mind of the geologist. Who is that and nothing else, are one thing; the identical facts in the soul of Christian preacher worthy of his high office arc a different thing. The geologist who is nothing else sees the facts simply as they are; the Christian teacher seems them in high and holy relations. Any fact becomes exalted when it can be made to set forth, illustrate and impress a spiritual reality. linen Ynnr Anchor Hold? A sailor in Gloucester. Mass., han been wounded in a wreck and was brought ashore. The fever Was great, and ho was dying. His comrades gathered around him in a little fishing house.and the physician said, "He won't live long." The sailor was out of his mind until near the close. But within a tew minutes of his death he looked around and called one comrade after another, bade them good-bye, and than sank off into a sleep. Finally, as it was time for his medicine again, and one of the sailors shook him and said, "Mate, how are you now?" he looked up into the eyes of his friend and said, "My anchor holds!" It was the last thing he said. And when they called upon a friend of mine to take charge of the funeral service you can imagine how powerful was the Impression it made upon his hearers when he quoted the dying words, "My anchor holds!" Does your anchor hold? Can you, when death comes, and when your friends are gathered around, just looU up and say, "My anchor holds?" It you cannot, prepare yourself for it now. You have this opportunity to-day; and WAYS OF THE THE INJURY 0£ BEING OE- FRAUDED BY OTHERS. A SIGN OF THE TIMES. Critic to Pastor—Why Don't You Shake Hands With the Poor? Step by slop, feeling Thou art closo beadle me, Although unseen: ThroiiKh thorns, tln-oiifrli flowers, whether tempest hide Thee Or heavens serene; Assured Thy faithfulness cannot betray, Nor love decay. I may not know, my God: no hand reveal- eth Thy counsels wise; Alons the imth no deepening Shadow stealeth: No voii-3 replies To all my queHlloiiliig IhoughlK, the time to tell; And it la well. 1-et inn keep on abiding and nn Thy w.ll always, ' Through a long century's ripe fruition Or a short day's. Thou canst not come too soon; and I can wilt, 1C Thou come late. —Susan Coollrtge. ItieiiualUy of it J>'uturo Life, Those who are not fortunate or successful are crying out with impatience for a share in what constitutes the comfort and, ease of others in this life. They are inclined to disdain the consolation which religion offers in a future life to the incurably unhappy, and the sufferer who resigns himself to patient endurance and the will of God. Yet there are many inequalities which exist in life -quite independently of economic poverty. Yet to those who believe in a Ruler of the Universe who can justly do what He will with His own, only because He is good, the thought will occur that there must be some way by which imperfect, disappointed. and miserable lives shall somehow receive compensation. The idea of justice as being manifested in all that •la known of that Being In material natuvo, furnishes an argument for the immortality of man and for a life beyond the grave in which all inequalities shall be adjusted, This is, of course, the exact teaching of Christ, who rose again for man's justification, the vindication of human claims and 9f divine justice, Flowers and WcciU, The flowers of. grace 'are the rare awl beautify! gifts of God. As the rare exotics, need, the greatest and the most yyatcjtful care, so the fruits of the Spirit u'eed our prayerful attention. Jesus PUrist is tjie "only Ga.rd.ener that can help us, and, we m.ust constantly seek His aid. 'Q«r evil tond.en.cies can fitly b£ .cQjnnayed to ,fte yan_fe .weeds,- that SprtWJS UP, U,uWda.en }» oAjr souls to the uttey ae&trueUpjyt'af th,e podrgjiveu flow- m $>%m e >, w&&'fcrpw then,' from this day watch your anchor, see that nothing in life or-death shall ever separate you from the love of God in Christ Jesus.—Russell H, Conwell. Kver the Hume. The Christian snys: There is just one book that bears translation into all languages, transmission through all ages, and transplantation to all lands, and that is the Bible. Says a widely-traveled and thoughtful writer: "A Zulu Kaffir once said to me, 'White men are especially favored. They have railways, telegraphs, breech- loading rifles, flue clothes, wisdom and wealth; but they lack one advantage which we enjoy, namely, the gospels in Bulu language. 1 I replied, 'Our translation is splendid, it is next to the Greek.' The Zulu shook his head and said, 'It cannot equal ours;'-I thought no more of it until a. Malay said to me, 'The Malay language is the most eloquent in the world; look at our translation of the Scriptures. 1 This set mo thinking. Now, Chinese Is one of the most horrible languages conceivable. 1 cannot speak it; but I am quoting the opinion of experts. A Chinese Christian to my face deplored the privation Europeans endured in not having access to the Chinese version of the Scriptures. This gave me further light. I am now convinced that Scripture is unique, in that it will bear translation into any language without losing one item of its force. DM you Kver Think? That a kind word put out at interest brings back an enormous percentage of love and appreciation That though a loving thought may not seem to be appreciated, it has yet made you better and braver because of That the little acts of kindness and thoughtfuluoss day by day are really greater than one immense act of goodness once a year? That to bo always polite to the people at home is not only more ladylike but more reflned than having "company manners?" That to judge anybody by his personal appearance stamps you as not only Ignorant, but ill-bred? That IP talk and talk and talk, about ypurself and your belongings }« very tiresome for tHe people who listen? . Qne of the things fov which we ought to be most grateful J s that Ood will not give MS what He knows js wot best for us, even If we ask fpi< u Q Ver 8 g d over again. A»d one ppftyev tjmt we can al- V )n all slBperJty wfl faUU lg Will J'efup t« glye M» what is tt IK Sot In Hie Act. but lit the Aftfci Eftei'U — Seed* of Soiiitoloh, Ottci IManted ttcaf tlie ttetir* FftiK—Hoi* to Llv* Mapp.r< T is not everyone who can preserve the balance of sound judgment when he has been deceived, cheated or imposed upon. The danger always is, if he has been of a confiding disposition, he will go to the other ex._, treme and be filled with suspicions of innocent persons. The misogynist is made not by being deceived by all women, by by one wo- mnn; fair-minded outsiders will tell him that he has no right to condemn all women on account of the mistakes or sins of one. or even of several. Wo all agree theoretically that no one should be thrown off his balance by the misdoings of the few rascals who come into his life; and yet, when the application is a personal one, many find it difficult to keep a kindly estimate of human nature undisturbed. The man who finds a former acquaintance fallen into difficulties, -takes him into hia home, procures him work, shares his (able,purse and the privacies of his life, and then proves him to be an ingrate whose tongue works his benefactor injury, has a considerable strain put upon his good disposition, and is in peril of becoming inhospitable. He who exerts his helpful influence for a friend, pushes him along toward advancement, perhaps, has been the discoverer of his ability, and the one without whom the career of the other world in all reasonableness have never been made at all, and then finds the man blind to the facts and unresponsive to the kindness done, is apt to be at least a little less ready to help another. We have known the lives of several men to be greatly embittered by such occurreuces, since, ur fortunately, they were not of that philosophical cast that enables others to bear such matters indifferently. To help another, and get no payment in affection or gratitude, when, that is all that is desired or expected, is in anj case a trying experience. To be imposed upon by accepting false statements as true, to be deceived by those who appear under false colors, to be led into lending influence and name to cheats and frauds, to advance money that is never returned, to be inveigled into business ventures by rogues who masquerade as good citizens, are not calculated to strengthen one's faith it human nature. The greatest losses that come through these deceptions are not those of money, but are wrought upon the nature of the benefactor. The good deed has met with an evil return the tendency then is to cease from doing similar good actions in the future the stock of benefactions in the wbrlii is thus reduced. The really worthy who; through the manifold difficulties of life, have come into straits where they need help, find themselves at grjat disadvantage in seeking aid from successful men who have suffered from frauds. Thousand of good but necessitous persons would daily meet with kindly responses, at the hands of those who have influence were it not for the record of the rascals that has created suspicion, and made men in power chary of furthei ventures of trust in human nature. Thp loss to the nature of the man who ha,s been defrauded is often most serious. His trust in men is shaken; his affec- ticns are chilled at their source; he eu- rases himself in reserve, and looks out from behind his intrenchments with suspicious eyes upon all comers, He has learned a iesson that is fatal to the best things in his nature. "When a man allows himself to be ;iiifluei;cad overmuch by, and to take deeply to heart, the shocks that come from disappointments of trust in others, his ease is a sad one; he has fallen upon evil things; and he is terribly alone. 'A wise man once said that he had rather be de- csivfid once in a hundred times than to go about suspecting the other ninety- nine persons, This, we take it, is Uio essence of the philosophy of the treatment of frauds. We must endeavor to keep the balance of sound judgment, •to strongly refuse to bo forced into a suspicious condition, to sustain a just freme of mind; for the preservation of our own best selves, we must be willing to risk being defrauded, as the loss will be less on that side than on the other. Wise men from early times have put their trust in the few, not in the many. "On God and God-like men we build our trust," sang Tennyson • and those who have proved upright imperatively demand our faith. Tho 'attitude toward those whom we can help should be considered; the starving man must be fed, although the tramp yesterday threw uway the package of food you gave him before he turned the corner. The necessity of today's claimant upon your assistance must bo looked into, although yesterday you helped a rascal. Otherwise you wrong your own nature, arid you may wrong another who is worthy of your help . Tailor—"Say, when is that rich uncle of yours going to die and leave you enough so that you can settle up?" Chawley—"Oh, he's on l>is last legs'" Tailor—"So he has been for sis years Say, that bloqraing uncle of yours must be a coulipoile," At We Would rather tot h»* ft give us things thaa be as they e*itect. A thin, sickly looking fflatt , J around town today trym*. »' ^ij health food. * n «to«i^ When a man fails in other can attract attention by his whiskers. This is the season of the people take sides la WoftwffiJVa word "peony." 8 lll *I When you have a country womm, dinner, fiottce how shy she is of butter you serve. We fail to see why the tobacco t. ing habit is any-worse than the i of chewing gum. There are lots of people out ot penitentiary who would he they were not watched. Sound Reason* tot Approval, There are several '-oReht rensons .,„ medical frpf ession rocohitnend and the lie prefer Hostetter's Btomnch Blttn above the ordinary cathartics. It dorfL drench and weaken the bowels, but assUt ' •' rather than forces nature to act; it is bj» I unic and safe; its action is never preceded by an internal earthquake like that nto.- rtuced by a tlrostic purgative. For fortv. five years past it 1ms been n household remedy for liver, stoiuuch andkidnoytfou ble. Nnntlcal fiction, Johnnv Cmnso- -Papa, what kind of xto. 1 rios do they tell lo the marines! Mr. Cum so—Sea serpent *torles, Johnny. L To Cure Connllpfllon Forever Tnke C'liRcnrets Candy Cathartic. 10o-oi53c. u C. C. C. lall to cure. dniKia-its rotund raoner. Snuff taking is still practiced in Great' Britain. France and Germany. Weak Tlred - ThoueaudBarein this condition, They are despondent and gloomy, cannot sleep, have no appetite, no energy, no ambition. Hood's Sarsaparilla soon brings ( help to such people. It gives them pure," rich blood, cures nervousness, creates an appetite, tones and strengthens the stomach and imparts new life and increased vigor to all the organs of the body, paella Is the On« True Blood Purifier. All druggists. $1, Hood's Pills cure all Liver Ills. 20 cents. WANTED! COUNTY AGKNTS. No, .UvmbiiK..positive eiiMim. Dills throo-foornole In u 'minute. Men owning Unlit tennis preferred, to sell (limit to fnrm«s, unrt ut county J'uirs. Twenty'- dollars t'Hsli secure* agency anil 1 dozen lingers. Control yum own business. No fritters ut \ fakirs wanted. Write qulok. iiifK. Co.. I>e» aioincB, loua. i Monarch IT KILLS Potato Bugs. CabJinsre \VoruiB, niiit nil forms of Insect lire, llurtnlnn to man or liom \Vill not injure tUe most dollcato plants. Gray Mineral Ash U fully warranted where directions are follower), feml .'or our little" Bug Book." It may save you lotaofmon-; National Mining and Milling Co., Baltimore, Md. Carried in stock by all leading wholesale druegiiti. PATENTS, TRADE MARKS Examination and Advice us tn Patentability of lit ventton. Hond for "Inventors' (luidn- or How'toQeti Patent." O'FAUltKLt,&SON. Waahlnaton. 1>, c. $ ullto AT H w< sei " 1 s "°"' 1 '°r book - PR-O. KARRIS&co. Pike Building, Cincinnati, Olilo. ' Thro'Yellowstone Park On a Bicycle, Among the geysers, wot- erfalls, lakes and terraces of Yellowstone Park is where every true wheelman/' should spend his ; OT holiday. Most delightful outing- imaginable. expensivs than a week at a xusliiou- able summer resort. Good roads—built by the government. Elegaut hotels. Finn iisbiug. Splendid air. Write for booklet cou- ; tniuiug a map of the Park \ as well as full information ' about the cost of the trip, what to take, what tun roads are like, etc. Buflin^ton J. FRANCIS General Passenger Agent, Omaha,. Neb. , $100 To Any WILL PAY $10O FOR ANY CASE Of Woakncix In Men They Treat and Fall to Cure, An Omaha Company places for tlio first time before the public n M/GICAI. TKMV MEXT for the cure of Lost Vitality, Nervouj i»nd Bexual Weakness, and Restoration PI Itilo Force in old and young men, flo, worn-out French remedy; contains no, 1'hosphorus or other harmful drugs..«»; u WONDERFUL TREATMENT^-magical in m , otl'ects—positive in Its cure. All readers,. who are suffering from a weakness t •• blights their life, causing,that n.ients). | physical suffering peculiar to J-ost;W»" • uood.should write to the STATE MBP^As : COMPANY, Omaha, Neb., ami they •""' seud you absolutely FRKM, tt.vplu paper on these diseases, and positive KI of tUeirtrulyMAfiK!Ai.T«»ATME?i'i'. ' awls of men, who have lost nil M' mire, are being restored by them to feet condition. This MAGICAL TREATMENT may at home under their directions, or "W , , pwy railroad fare and tiptel bijls to all W prefer to go there for treatment, if T- 11 i . S* ...» ' _.* tl.» «>altn , , every c»i>o they treat or refund every Ji»r; or tiiejr charges may be deposits bauk to be paid to them \vheua vi effected. \Vrite them today. PISQ'S CURL KOI .',"!«

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