Millheim Journal. (Millheim, Pa.) 1876-1984, May 20, 1880, Image 4

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    The Home of the ExlledNapoleons.
Juat below Constance the beautiful
island of Relchenau lies like a gem in
the miniature sea. On the hills to the
left are chateaux, villas and castles. At
least one of these is historical; it is al
most the simplest among them, but is
interesting as having been for twenty
years the home of Queen Hortense, the
daughter of Josephine and the step
daughter of Napoleon the First. With
all her brilliancy of birth and cliaiac
ter, she was an unhappy and an unfor
tunate woman. She had seen her own
lather murdered on the guillotine.
Ller mother married an Emperor, only
to die broken hearted, ller step-lather
died on a lone island of the sea. She
herself married a King, only to be di
vorced and dethroned, while her chil
dren and her whole family became
wandering fugitives in strange lands.
It is extremely saddening to walk
through the rooms of her little home
here, and recall the fate that followed
her in lite. When Napoleon became
Emperor, she was one of the most bril
liant and talented women of his court.
She wrote excellent verses, arranged
plays and composed songs that have
cheered the French armies in battle
from that day to this. Her song
"Partaut pour la Syrle" may last with
the French language. When Napol
eon's star of destiny failed him, and
all who bore his name, or were related
to him, were banished from France,
poor Hortense, after being refused a
resting- place in many lauds, bought
this little villa in a quiet corner of
Switzerland. Here she devoted many
years to self-culture and the care of ber
two sons. Here was spent the boyhood
of France's second Emperor. Arenen
burg is a plain villa outside, but is sit
uated on one of the loveliest spots ol
the shores of the river Rhine. In the
garden near the villa Is a long, low
house, used then, as now, for stables.
The upper floor of this out-house con
tained the rooms of the young Prince,
Louis Napoleon. Here he studied, and
here he schemed. In a recent visit to
Areneuburg the writer hunted up a
number of old residents of the neigh
borhood who had been companions of
Napoleon, and a few who bad been
friends of Hortense. There many re
membered incidents of the life of both;
for both, though in a very different
way, had been much liked by all the
villagers. Hortense's kindness to the
poor of all the district has embeluied
her name In grateful remembrance
there, and even the stern republicans
of Switzerland had a warm sympathy
for an unfortunate Queen. As to lier
son, the late Emperor, people never
could tire telling of the incidents of his
boyhood that pointed to the coming
man. What a swimmer he was! what
a horseman! what a wrestler! Of his
horsemanship it is maintained he had
not an equal anywhere. It was a habit
of his never to mount a horse by the
use of stirrup, but to run and spring
over the crupper and Into the saddle at
a bound.
Louis Napoleon visited Arenenburg
when he became Emperor, and twenty
thousand people came to bid him wel
come. As a young man he had been a
captain of militia sharp-shooters there,
and president of the village school
b:>ard. These bodies joined officially
ln the greeting. There were several
coaches and four drawn up at the sta
tion for the Emperor and his staff to
ride in. What was the astonishment
and joy to see Napoleon j imp into the
one-horse wagon of a friend that hap
pened to be there, and with him head
the great procession through Con
stance ! How the people shouted and
clapped hands at the democratic Em
peror. Hor tense, after suffering several
years with a dreadful cancer, ended
her eventful life in 1537. She died in
the little upper east room. The
s.ranger going in there now will
be Impressed to see everything just as
she left it. There is the bed on which
she died, and near it is the camp bed
stead which her son the Emperor had
at Sedan. There, too, is her harp, as
well as the harp of Josephine. Down
stairs there are five rooms filled with
remembrances of the Napoleon family.
On a little table in the reception-room
is the gilt clock used by Napoleon on
the island of Sc. Helena. In other
rooms are good paintings and statues
made from life of Napoleon the First,
Hortense, her mother Josephine, and
tier brother Prince Eugene; also the
furniture presented to Hortense by the
city of Paris at the time of her marriage
to Napoleon's brother. There, too,
covered with a crown of ivy, is a mar
ble bust of Napoleon the Third, taken
from a cast of his face after death. The
Empress Eugenie repurchased this place
(it had been sold after the death of
Hortense), aud presented it to the Em
peror. It was lately the summer resi
dence of herself and the young Prince
Louis. Over the hills from Reichenau
and in another arm of the lake, lies the
pretty little island of Mainau, with Its
charming gardens reaching down to
the blue waters. Real royalty dwells
here, #rr it is the property of the
Grand Duke of Baden; and his father
in-law, the Emperor of Germany, often
spends his summer days in this lovely
retreat. ,Iu fact, the Kings and Princes
of Europe have managed to secure most
of the rare spots around the lower end
of Lake Constance.
Mr. Ernest Frolich, of Christiana,
Norway, thinks he has found in our
India rice a living proof of the truth of
Snorre bturlson's history of Leif Erics
son's visits to this country nearlv nine
hundred years ago. The" voyagers re
ported finding in Vinland not only an
abundance of wild oats, growing plen
tifully along the marshy river sides.
This grain, which they said the natives
used for food,can be no other he thinks,
than the well known Indian rice, or
wild rye (Zizania), which grows almost
everywhere along the swampy borders
of our coast streams as well as around
inland lakes and ponds. Mr. Frolich
propose to follow the example of our
"VYestern game preserving association,
who are sowing wi!d rice in our mar
shes for the benefit of wild fowl, by
sending home seed for planting on
Norwegian marsh lands and moors.
THE road to matrimony is a brida
GOOD ROADS.-- -There is a decided in
crease in the selling value of farms
which always have a good and level
road to market. 1 do not believe the
importance ol having good roads is ap
preciated as it should and will be, but
there is already an understanding on
this subject which makes intelligent
road improvement profitable. As a
rule, most of the work annually put
upon country highways is wasted.
Consciousness of this fact is one reason
why such work Is generally shirked as
far as possible. Most men will not
work at their road tax as they do on
their farms for themselves. If they
could know that their work on the road
was as directly lor their own benefit
as that which they do in every day
farm work, this would not bo so. To
have men engage earnestly in road
making, it must bo shown that their
labors are producing good results. As
itjs now, very often the harder men
work the worse will be the roads. The
severe winters and superabundant
rains and snows of our northern cli
mate, make the kecpiiig of roads in re
pair extremely ditliciilt. "We have
hardly begun to appreciate the import
ance of underdraining to keep roads in
good order. It is, on all heavy soils,
the fl r st thing to be done, lu neigh
borhoods where farmers underdraln
their land, the roads are much better
than where they do not. Very often
the drain crosses the road, and always
at a point where it will be most advan
tageous. With MI underdraln three feet
deep crossing a road, and usually In a
depression, it shoo Id be easy to keep a
long stretch of road always dry. This
is the place to put In a piece of maca
dam turnpike—two or three layers ol'
stone lightly covered with eaarih and
gravel. The macadam turnpike is real
ily a thoroughly drained roadbed when
tis perfect. The reason why it so
often fails beeause in many places there
is no outlet to the drain. The water
run 3 under the road to some depression,
and there lies until winter frosts have
lifted the stones from their foundation
and left the road a quagmire as soon as
the spring came, if the macadam road
bed la eonneetod with an undordraiu it
will obviate this trouble and make a
Arm permanent road-bed Piling loose
earth and sods in the centre of the road
may be somewhat better than lea\ ing
the surface level. But if the soil is
vegetable matter, soils ami the like, the
more it is piled up, the worse the road
bed will surely be. Nothing will do
any good except to first remove surplus
water by stone or tile underdrains.
When this is done, it is surprising how
little stone or gravel is needed. 1 am
glad that road makers are learning to
use more gravel; but in thousands of
places drawing gravel to throw on an
undrained turnpike is nearly a waste
of labor. *
WASTE OK LAND. —An agricultural
writer wiih a calculating turn of mind
gives the following, which is well
worth the consideration of the Intelli
gent farmer : "If a farm of lt>o acres is
divided by fences into fields of ten
acres each, there are five miles of
fences. If each fence now is one rod
wide, no less than 10 acres of land are
occupied by them. This is equal to G>- 4
per cent, of the farm, and the logs ol
the use of the land is exactly equal to
a charge of 5' 4 per cent., on the whole
value of the larm. But nearly every
fence row in the country is made a
nuisery for weeds, which stock the
whole farm and make an immenso
amount of labor necessary to keep them
from smothering the crops. Much
damage always results to the crop from
these weeds, and if these expenses are
added to the first one, the whole will
easily sum up to 20 per cent., or a tax
of one-fifth of the value of the farm.
To remedy this we would have fewer
fences, or we would clean and sow
down the fence rows to grass or clover,
and mow them twice a year. Ten acres
of clover or timothy would at least sui>-
ply a farm with seed and a lew tons of
hay every year. We would, in short,
consider the fence rows as a valuable
part of the farm, and use them as
supposed large amount of extra labor
involved in soiling cattle upon green
fodder crops, cut and carried to them
in yards or barns, is the greatest ob
jection urged against the system.
While a certain amount of extra labor
is needed, this is by no means so onei
ous or so costly, as to overcome the ad
vantages of the system. By the use of
a one-horse mower, hay-rake aud
wagon, sufficient for a day's foddar for
twenty cows, can be mowed, gathered,
loadwi and hauled a quarter of a mile
to the stable in an hour, by a
a smart boy of fourteen or fifteen years.
The labor of feeding, watering and
cleaning the cat'.le, will occupy two
hours more. If half a day is thas taken
up it will cost about a cent and a half a
diy per cows for the labor. The saving
of manure will more than pay for tills,
and there are other savings about the
system which will sum up in nil to a
respectable profic. It is on small farms
that the advantage of soiling is the
VARIETIES TO rfow. —'The first plants
to go into open ground are: Cabbage,
cauli-fiower and lettuce. For early
cabbage, Jersey Wakefield is the lead
ing variety, seconded by Early York,
and a second earlv is Winstadt, for
general use. Of cauliflower, the Early
Erfurt is standard; and the Tennig Ball
and Boston Market are the favorite
sorts of early lettuce.
THE demand for heavy horses far ex
ceeds the supply, and is likely to for
the next ten years.
" Wn EN I was once in danger from a
tiger," said an old East Indian veteran,
"1 tried sitting down and staring at
him, as I had no weapon." "How did
it work," asked a bystander. "Per
fectly ; the tigei didn't even offer to
touch me." "Strange! very strange'
How do you account for it?" "Well,
sometimes I've thought that it was be
cause I sat down on a high branch of a
verj- tall tree."
WHEN a Milwaukee man advertises
for a lady to elope with him, it is em
barrassing both for him and the wo
man who answers the advertisement to
find that they are already husband and
Eucts for Tourists and Emigrants.
Whether fjr the touti-t, bent on p easure or
busiuess or the enri rant seeking a far western
home, Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is the best
protector against the hurtful influences of
olimatic changes or malaria; the most reliable
med.cine for general use he can possibly carry
wth him. It nullifies the effect of sudden
changes of temperature, braces the system
against the enfeebling influence of excessive
heat, prevents injurious cons quen es from a
change of diet or of using tad food or water,
is a line resuscitant of physical energy dimin
ished by the fitigue of traveling, and tends to
oount iract the effects of exposure in rough
weather. It is much and serviceably used by
mar ners and others whjse out door life and
arduous labor exposes them unusually. It is
moreover of great servioe as a preventive and
curative of disorlera of the stomach, liver,
bowels, and as a general ton o.
SCRAP IT DDING.— Put scraps of bread
crust and crumb, into a bowl, with suf
ficient milk, to cover them well. % Covcr
with a plate, and put it into the oven u>
soak for about half au hour. Take It
out and mash the bread with a fork till
it is a pulp; then add a handful ol rais
ins and as many currants, a teacupful
of brown sugar, half a cup of milk,
some candled lemon peel, and one egg.
Stir it up well, grease a pudding dish,
and pour the pudding in. Grate over
a little nutmeg, put it Into a moderate
oven, and let it bake for an hour and a
D01.1.Y VARDKN CAKK. —Take four
eggs (do not beat whites separately),
two cups of sugar, half cup of butter.
Beat these together for halt an hour;
add one cup sweet milk, three cups
silted flour, one teaspoon of cream tar
tar, half teaspoon soda. Divide the
batter in half; add to one half oh batter
one cup seeded raisins, one half cup of
currants, one teaspoon cinnamon, one
grated nutmeg. Bake in layers. Put
together with icing, alternating the
light and dark layers. Flavor the
white batter with lemon.
tender stpak thoroughly and carefully.
Sprinkle over salt, pepper, sage,
minced onion, mi need parsley and hits
of butter. Have ready some inealv
Irish potatoes niashei tine and season
ed with a little butter and salt. Spread
over all and roll up tightly; fasten the
ends and sides securely with skewer
pins. Place it IU a pan with such broth
or gravy as may be on hand; if none,
two teacups ol boiling water, and one
small minced onion, pepper, salt and
one slice of pork. Simmer and baste
as you would a roast duck. iSift over
it browned cracker, pounded line.
TIIK successful man has many imi
tators his peculiar line of business, but
still there is only one originator. So,
also, the great petroleum hair renewer.
Carboline, as now improved aud per
fected, holds the palm against all imi
tators as a genuine article of merit.
Tiy it. _
to keep cut flowers Iresli is to lay them
in wet clothes. Take them out ot the
vases at night, sprinkle wiili cold wa
ter and then wrap them In clothes
made very wet with cold water. Ihe
weight of the cloth will not crush the
most delicate flowers, while it keeps
out the air and prevents their falling to
pieces or opening still more.
PAINT splashed upon window glass
can be easily removed bv a strong .solu
tion otsoda.
A flannel cloth dipped in warm soap
suds, then into whiting, and applied to
point, will instantly remove all grease.
To take ink spots out of linen —dip
the ink spot in pure melted tallow,
then wash out the tallow and the ink
will come out with it. This Is said to
be unfailing.
MOTHS IN CARPETS. —Moths w ill work
in rooms that are kept waim In the
winter as well as in summer. A sure
method of removing the pests is to
pour strong alum water on the floor to
the distance of half a yard around the
edges before laying the carpets. Then
once or t w ic: during the season spi i ikle
dry salt over the carp t before sweep
ing. Insects do not like salt, and suffi
cient adheres to the carpet to prevent
their alighting upon it.
THERE is danger for children in every
medicine which contains opium in any
form and we therefore cheerfully ic
commend I)r. Bull's B thy Syrup,
which is warranted not to contain opi
ates or anything injurious.
CODFISH 8A1.1.S. —Two pounds 1 one
less fish, soaked and boiled over night,
and well-beaten before breakfast; boil
12 or 15 good-sized potatoes; mash
them very smooth, with milk and a
large tahiespoonful of butter, beat lit
the codfish; add one egg; if not soft
enough add a little more milk; make
into a cake and fry. The secret of good
fish cakes is to have the potatoes fresh
boiled and beaten very light.
housekeepers complain that their cheese
becomes dry, some use a kind of hell
glass to put it in. A very simple ex
pedient will keep cheese in the best
condition. Take a linen cloth and dip
it in white wine, squeeze out the excess
of wine, and wrap the cheese in it. By
doing this it w ill not only keep moist,
but its flavor will be improved.
ANGKJ. PUDDINGS. —Two ounces of
flour, two ounces of powdered sugar,
two ounces of butter melted in half a
pint of new milk, two eggs; mix well.
Bake the above in small patty pans uu
til nicely browned, and send to table on
a dish covered with a serviette. A lit
tle powdered sugar should be sifted
over each pudding, and slices of lemon
served with them. The eggs must be
well beaten before they are jplded to
the other ingredients.
Throat should not be neglected.
"Brown's Bronchial Troches' ' are a sim
ple remedy, and will generally give
Immediate relief. Imitations are ofler
ed for sale, many of which are injur
ious. The genuine "liroion's Bronchial
Troches " are sold only in boxes.
COOKIES. —Beat well together two
eggs and two eupfuls of sugar; add a
cupful of butter or shortening, a cup
ful of sour cream with a teaspoonful of
soda dissolved in it; if you use sweet
cream, sift two teaspoonfuls of cream
tartar in your flour; spice to your taste
and add a littie salt; flour to roll pretty
stiff. These will keep for months in a
tin can.
efteetive way, without injury to the
clothes by scrubbing, is to steep them
in warm water lor about half an hour,
and use borax soap, rubbing it well on
the most soiled parts; wash well In hot
water and rinse two ortiree times'n col 1
water. The clothes will be whither
and sweeter than by any other soap.
cleaning silk handkerchiefs, wash in
water in which the- best white castile
soap has been lathered. Then snap
between the fingers until nearly dry,
fold and press under a weight. Never
(j fit-Edge Butter Muker.
makes July, August and YVinter butter
equal to best June product, Grocers
pay 3 to 5 cents a pound extra lor but
ter made with this powder. Guaran
teed harmless. Increases production
6to 10 per cent. Beduces time of
churning one-half. Sold by druggists,
grocers and general storekeepers, bend
stamp for "Hints to Butter-Makers."
Addresg, Butter Improvement Co..
Buffalo, N. Y.
TUKRU was a very pleasant gift party,
the other evening, ami the company
sung, 'We give up all for heaven,' with
great teellng; but the next day the
minister expressed a desire to resign,
He sahl that three quarts of beans, a
pillow ease of dried apples, two pounds
of head cheese, a pan of twisted dough
nuts and a calico dressing-gown were
undoubtedly very valuable in their
way, but they seemed to form an un
natural basis to preach sound theology
I)KAX COWPKK, of Durham, who was
very ecoiiotuicul of his wine, descant
ing one day on the extraordinary per
formance of a mutt who was blind, re
marked that the poor fellow could see
no more than "that bottle." "J do
not wonder at It at all, sir," replied
Mr. Drake, a minor canon, "for we
have seen no more than "that bottle"
all the afternoon."
WHEN a certain man had been made
the Prefect of a small village he
bought his wife a new fur garment.
She, proud of her llnery, and full of
her husband's new honors, entered
church just as the congregation rose to
their feet to hear the gospel read, She,
thinking this was done out ol repect to
her, and recalling her former condi
tion, said graciously, "sit down, good
people 1 1 have not forgotten 1 was
once poor I"
CATHOLIC Amerleans and others!
send six cents for specimen of The
Illustrated Catholic American, 11 Bar
clay St., Now York. Blight pictures,
stories, poems, and sketches.
"MY dears, I miss something or
somebody, 1 can't tell what or who,"
said Jones to his children, as he sat
down to tea the other night. "P'rhaps
It's mother," said little Billy, "she's
gone over to aunt June's to tea." The
child was right. It was Mrs Jones who
was missed, and Jones remarked In
continuance, "Well, let's have a quiet
DAMKI. I)RKW originate'! the term
"watered stock." He was u drover in
early life, and one day when a party
desired to sel him some Inflated stock he
said: "That stock makes me think of
old farmer Brooks, up in 'Put,' who
used to suit and water his stock to
make the cattle weigh heavy when he
sold them I" The broker told the story
In the street, and it became an adage.
A LITTLE five-year-oM friend, who
was always allowed to choose the pret
tiest kitten for his pet and his play
mate, before the other nurslings were
drowned, was taken to his mother's
sick room the other morning to see two
tiny, r.ew, twin babies, lie looked re
flectively from one to the other for a
minute or two, then poking his chubby
linger into the check ol the plupest
baby, he said decidedly, "Sive ibis
'•WHAT shall 1 bring you lor desfert.
sir?" said a polite waiter at a fashion
able hotel, as he commenced removing
a formidable array of empty dishes
from before a guest, evidently from the
rural districts. "Now, young man,"
said he, jest you give me time; all
you've got to do now Is to li 11 all them
dishes up again the same as they were
before, and bring 'em here; bvmeby
we'll talk about your pies and puddins."
DANCERS are informed that the
"Liverpool lurch" and the "Boston
dip" have been replaced by the "Bos
ton grip" and the "South-Sea cuddle."
We have often wondered why the grace
ful "South-Sea cuddle" didn't replace
the awkward Liverpool lurch" or
"Boston dip." We never heard of it
before, but there must be more poetry
of motion about it.
IMPORTANT.— Do not let your Drug
gist paiui oil'on you any new, cheap
remedy lor colds when you inquire lor
l>r. Bull's Cough Syrup or you will he
disappointed. Price, 2.") cents a bottle
"WHY, Jimmy," said one profession
al beggar fo another 4 "are you going
to knock oft already? It's only two
o'clock." "No you mutton head," re
sponded the other, who was engaged in
unbuckling hU crutch, "I'm out
going to put it on the other knee. You
don't suppose a fellow can beg all day
on the same leg, do you."
A YCI'NG man who became engaged
to the daughter of a plumber last fall
has broken off the match. He expeo ed
to marry an heiress, but owing to the
miid winter her father didn't make two
hundred dollars, and as this was his
flrst season in business for himself, the
almshouse is now staring him 111 the
A SCOTCH VIAN havflig a warm dispute
with u London cabman about his fare,
said: "I'd hae ye ken I'm a Mackin
tosh": to which the lreverent cabby
replied, "You may be a umbrellar for
all 1 know but my fare is heighteer.
A I.KCTURKR was explaining to a lit
tle girl how a lobster cast his shell
when he had outgrown it. Said he :
"What do you do when you have out
grown yotir clothes ? You cast them
aside, do you not?" "Oh, no!" re
plied the little one; "we let out the
IT JS odd, and sometimes melancholy
to see a man trying to "make up his
mind," when he lias no material 011
hand to work with.
"I'I.L make you prove that," said a
man to another, who had aeceused him
of theft. "Don't," said a witty by
stander, "for you'll feel worse after it
than you do now."
lurc general talk is Dobbins' Electric
Soap, (made by (Jraglu & (J0.., Phila
delphia.) There never was a soap so
highly and generall)- praised. It tells
a story of its own merits, that caunot
be contradicted. Try it.
WE have received important infor
mation that American glrU have re
linquDh their leap year privileges dur
ing the coming ice cream season.
"I'LL not compromise my honor,"
said a loud-voiced politician. "No,
and for the same reason I will notcldse
the eye in the back of my head," said
ids opponent.
"WHAT on earth takes you oil' to the
stable so early in the morning lately ?"
asked a woman of her husband. "Curry
hossity," he meekly replied.
SHIPS are frequently on speaking
terms, and they lie to.
A DULL HEADACHE, costlvenes-i, Low Spirits
ana No Appetl e, are some of the indications or
a ontous attack, arising from a torpid Liver,
nr. Jayne's Sanative Pills will soon re tore the
liiver to action, drive all symptoms of bilious*
ness from the system, and assist In bringing
about a regular action o tne bowels.
—— - - -
No one can enjoy life without health.
By all means keep healthy. An ailment
that prevails to great extent is Liver
Complaint. Miserable are its victims!
Headache, Indigestion, Biliousness,
Sour Stomach, Constipation, Dyspep
sia, Tain In the slde.Palpltatiou of the
Heart, and other miseries are its atten
dants. Impure blood can be made pure;
bolls, sores, pimples and other erup
tions removed,the skin assuming a clear
ami healthy uppearuuee all by taking
Simmons' j.lver Regulator.
"My sufferings have been great. 1
have spent thousands of dollars, and
traveled through many States seeking
health in vain. 1 never expected to re
gain perfect health, but 1 thank Qod
that Simmons' Liver Regulator has re
stored me to health and happiness, i felt
impelled to write to jou and have done
my duty to suffering man and woman.
My eldest daughter has taken It, and
no Headache since.
C. IIOLT, Chester, S. C."
*r ot Carpet.
Careful house keepers are often dismay
ed at the wholesale destruction which their
best carpets have suffered, through the de
predations of some insect paste, and as
usual the injury will be attributed to the
well-known domestic scourge, the clothes
moth. * But it may lie of interest to some
to know that an insect of quite a different
order, and far more destructive, is fostered
unwittingly beneath our carpets. If the
windows of infested rooms be carefully ex
amined during the winter and spring, a
number of small beetles may often be found
not exceeding one-eighth of an inch in
length, and of an oval convex form. These
insects are beautiful objects, being jet
black, variegated with scarlet, and white
markings, if examined through a low
power microscope these markings are seen
to be composed of minute elongated Bcales
various colors, with which the body Is
completely covered as with a coat-of-mail.
This is the insect, which in the larval state
plays such havoc with the carpets. Its
discovery in tins country is of recent date,
and it bus probably been imported from
Europe, where it lias long been known and
dreaded for its destructiveness. Owners
of carpets who have not suffered from this
source have reason to congratulate them
selves and should he vigilant; making fre
quent examinations during the summer
m mths, at which time the iuseel is in the
larval state und commits it ravages while
its presence is often unsuspected. The
larva measure about three-sixteenths of an
inch in length, in mature specimens, and
are clothed with shortly bristly hairs, some
what longer ul the sides where they form
small tufts, and are terminated at the.
hinder end bv a tuft of longer hair, making
them appear nearly three-eights ol an inch
long. When they are disturbed they are
active and glide very quickly away into
some crevice of the floor or beneath the
wash' oard. It is not very consoling to
know that this ]>est is rapidly increasing,
while no effectual means for its destruction
has yet been discovered, although benzine,
kerosene and insect powder has been re
ported beneficial. A curious fact concern
ing these insect is that the imago, a perfect
insect, is frequently found on flowers, ap
parently feeding on the poleu.
VKUKTIXK in Powder Form comes
within the reach of all. By making
ttie medicine yourself you can, from a
60c. package containing the Barks,
lioots and Herbs, make two bottles of
the liquid Vegetiue. Thousands will
gladly avail themselves ol this oppor
tunity, who have the conveniences to
make the medicine. Full directions in
every package. Vegetine in Powder
Form is sold by all druggists' and gen
eral stores. It you cannot buy it of
them, enclose fifty cents in postage
stamps for one package, or one dollar
for two packages, and 1 will send it by
return mail. 11. K. Stevens, Boston,
Tlie ltenevolent Terrier.
There is a terrier in a cafe. Rue St.
llonore. that no sooner s.'esau habitual cus
tomer enter than he runs up to the new
coiner, opens his mouth, and looks implor
ingly at the customer. The latter so well
understands the pantominc that he puts a
sou in the open mouth. The terrier bounds
to the door, and in an instant is at the
nearest pastry cook's. The latter gives the
dog a cake, which the latter briuirs to. his
benefactor, who breaks the cake into three
pieces. One is forthwith given to the terrier;
the dog, having eaten it, stands on his hind
legs, lets the customer put the second piece
on his (the dog's) nose, let's it stay there
untouched until the gentleman raps ten
times on the table; at the tenth rap the tei
rier tosses the cake in the air and catches
it before it falls to the floor. The gentle
man then takes the third piece of cake iu
his hand and says: "Billy, you have eaten
two of the three pieces of cake. There are
thousands of dogs in Paris wh > have never
tasted a piece of cake. Now, Billy, if you
be a gentleman—and I believe you are a
gentleman. Bill) —you will take this third
piece of cake and lay it v in the street for
dogs that ure not as well off ii: this w)rld
as you are." The terrier takes the third
piece of cake in his mouth, carries it to the
street, leaves it there, returns to the cus
tomer, looks inquiringly at him as much as
to ask, "Have 1 done the genteel thing?"
and lies down to doze until another custo
mer enters.
Taper l'ulp.
So much is being said aliout the paper
pulp which is so extensively used in the
manufacture of paper at this time that a
brief description of the process of making
it will be interesting. Any white, soft
wood may be used. The hark is taken off,
the knots, dark and decayed places cut out.
It is then put into a large caldron and boil
ed, which extracts all the glutinous matter
and resin and renders it soft. It is then
put on a large stone grinder, with water
pouring on it all the time. This grind
stone wears off the fibres until they are
finer than sawdust, which float away into
a receptacle. The water is drained off by
means of a fine sieve, leaving the pulp,
which consists of fine fuzz or spliuters of
wood. It is white, and requires no bleach
ing or chemicals, but is ready to be mixed
with rag pulp or anything else that has a
strong fibre and receive the proper constitu
ents to make it into a paste after which it is
run off into paper sheets, whereas rags have
to be washed and bleached with chloride of
lime, soda ash and alum, and such strong
chemicals, to take out the color. Then
they are picked to pieces and made into
pulp. The process by which wood pulp is
made is purely mechanical, and as any soft
wood, such as cottouwood and poplar,
may be used, it can be made cheap, say at
about one cent per pound.
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decay, 10-s of manhood, etc., J will fend a Rec p>
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r.-inedy WUB discovered by a missionary in South
Ann ric.i. Send a self addressed envelope to the Rev.
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The Voltaic Belt Co., Marshall, Mich.
Will send their celebra'ed Electro Voltalo
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Speedy cures guaranteed. They mean what
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The Great Blood Purifier.
-50 cts. a Package*
Mk. H. R. ntkvknh, Boston:
1 have been practising medicine for 25 vears,
and as a remedy for Scrofula, Liver Complaint,
Dyspepd , Rheumatism, Weakueas, and all dla
easea of the blood. I have n 'ver found lis equal.
I have hold Vegetine for neven years and have
never had one bottle returned, i would heartily
eroiumeiid It to those In need of a blood puri
fier- DR. W. ROSS, Druggist,
Sept. 19, 1878. Wilton, Jowa.
One Package In Powder Form
Cured Scrofula.
How to Reduce Your Doctor Bills.
M Ukkuin St., East Boston, Mass..
September 80,187 P.
Dear Rlr. My little daughter Stella has been
uniicted a 1 ,n/ time with Scrofula, suffering
everyi hing. 1 employed different physicians in
Ka-i Boston bu'i n.-y helped her none, 1 bought
some of your Pownin Form Veoktink, and my
wife steeped It and gave it to the child aci ord
luj to the direction-., and we were surprised in
a forlulght'rt lime to see how the child had
gained in flesh and stret.g h. She is now gain
ing '-very day. and I can cheerru ly recommend
your remedy to be ihe beat we have ever tried.
Respectfully yours, J. T. WEBB.
11. R. STEVENS, Boston, Hast.
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