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COLUUBtA DEMOCRAT, RTATl OF TTIIB NORTH ftu(l Co
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Iit,00.tSHUUCl, COLUMBIA CO., I'ft.
at two dollars per your. To Biibwrlbcrs out 0(
tlio county tlio tcrmi nro Btrlotly in advance
K,fo p.ipcf discontinued except nt tlio option
ot the piibllihani, until nil arrearages aro n.tld, but
dn continued crmllts will not Ijotflvcn.
All papers sout out ot tht) state or to distant post
onieo-t must bo paid torlnadranco,unlo.Hnro!ipon.
sluto person In Columbia county ixnumea to pay
Iba aub&irlnuon duo on demand.
rosrAUlt is no lonjor exacted from subscribers
n tue county.
The J dbbtnij Department ot (ho Colom bt ah Is very
complete, and .our Job Printing will compare favor
bly,wlih that of the largo cltlos. All work dono on
hort notice, neatly and at moderate prices.
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Quarter column.. 8 no
Yertrlvnrtrertlvmntn narfthlflntiftrterlr. Tmn-
slent advertisements must bo paid for before Inner t
ed except where parlies havo accounts.
LeirAl adrerttnementfl two dollarfi tier Inch fnl
threa lnnertlon,. And at that rale for additional
insertions without reference to length.
Executor's. Administrator', and Audltorinollcci
three dollars. Must bo paid for when nserted.
Trflnalpnt nr Tyw.nl nntl.f.a. irn rinta ftllnn. rcm-
a, E.stwaLii, i'.'.i.ui.a
J, S .BITraUBENDESi hfT'W'fW1'.
lar advertisements half rates.
BLOOMSBURG, PA., FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1884.
THE COLUMBIAN, VOL. XVIII.N0 23
COLUMBIA DKMOOllAT, VOL XLVIII, NO 15
Cards In tho Business Director1' cOldtnh.onr
dollar a year for each line.
1M 8M 3M 6 It
(3 00 M&f) fin) (3 00 fHO'
600 700 1100 18 00
700 9 00 13 00 80 00
800 1000 150 2500
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23 0J 8000 6000 10900
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M U. FUNIC, . ,
' AT I'OItNIi Y-AT-LAAV. '
otniiu ri-.'i 'i tii'ttcjtf.
A'P l1 0 R N 15 V-AT-Ti AW.
O.llco ovor lit National Bank.
jfoiiJOii'criA.urc, 1 !
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
onici over Moycr Pros. Drug Store.
p W MILLER,
onise In Drawer's butldlnff.secondfloor.room No. 1
Uloomsburi.''l'a. ,., .
omeo corner of Centre and Main streets, Clark j
Can bo consulted In German.
(.EO. 13. ELWELL,
New Cowubiah Dcildiko, Dloomsburg, Fa.
Member ot the United states Law Association,
c'olloctions mado In any part of Amorlca or bu.
pA.Uli E. WIttT,
onioo In Columbian Iicit-DiNa, Koom No. 1, second
B. KKORK. I S.W1NTSRSTIEN.
KNORR & WINTERSTEEN,
ontiia lii lBt National Bank bulldlntf, second door,
first door to t.ho left. Corner of Mln and Market
streets Dloomsburg, Pa.
JSy7VntoiM nn(t Bounties Collechd.
J II. MAT3E, , y
ATTORN EY-lT-LW j ; J
omco in Mako's building, over Dlllmeyer's grocery .
Q B. BKOOKWA.Y,
Office In his building opposite Court House,
2ud iloor, Uloomsuurg, Pn. , upr 13 '83
JOHN 0. YOOUM,
omeo In News Item building, Main street.
Member ot tho American Attorneys' Associa
mado In any part of America.
Jan. 5, 1832.
A K. OSWALD,
Jackson Building, Rooms i and 5.
Mayo, 81. I1HKWICK.PA
O nice, corner ot Third and Main streets.
y- E. SMITH, -
Attorncy-ntLaw, Berwick. Pa.
Can bo Consulted iu Gorman.
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE
STOfflco first door below tho post ofllcc.
U. BARKLEY, Attorney-al.Law
, omco In Ilrower's building, Snd story.Tiooms
" B. MoKELVY, M. D.,Sur(teon and Phy
itelan, north sldo Main streot.bolow Market
L. FRITZ. Attorney-at-Law. Office
, In Columbian tlulldlng.
Q M. DRINKER, QUN & LOCKSMITH
swing Machines and Machinery ot all kinds re
aired. Oceka Uocsi Building, Dloomsburg, Pa.
R. J. 0. R UTTER,
OCloe, North Market Btrcet,
DR. WM. M. REBER, Surgoon and
Physician. Ottlco cornor ot Dock und Market
JR. EYANS, M. D., Surgeon and
.Physlolan, (Ottlco aud rtosldenoo on Third
y II. HOUSE,
Bf.ooMsiiuito,Coi.u5iiiiA County, Pa.
All styles of work dono In a superior manner, work
warranted as represented. Tketu Exthaot
id wituout Pain by the use ot (las, and
frooot charge when artinclal teeth
are Inserted, '
Ottlco over Dloomsburg Hanking Company.
7o be open at 'alt hourt tlunngHhe oaj
CUHISTIAN V, KNAPP, BWOMSBDltO, PA,
HOMU, OK N. Y.
MKItOIIANW, OV NI5WAKK, N. J.
CLINTON, N. Y.
PKOPLKS' N. Y.
Theso ni.n conroaATioHS ara well (.easnneil liv
ago and FiHOTuriu and have never yet had a
loss settled bv uur court of law. Their oaseu am
nil Investol la solid sicukitiKS are liable to
uazaru 01 rial oniy. i
Iwses i"uohiti.y and iiovestj.t adjusted and
paid as boon as determined by cuhistian f.
kna1t, special aoentanu awt'srek dwousbubo,
The nconle of Columbia entintv dhniild mtrnn.
Ue the agency whem bosses if auy are bettleU
uam uy una ui UR'iruwil uuuuus.
PltOMPTNESSS, KfJUITY, I'AIH DKAUN'G,
tr ANTED, -one Lady or oeutloraaa in
? i iun, iv wuun uua uxiwusu. Auuress
AMEltlOAN PU11LISIIINO, CO.
H-4i JT North Teuth St., PUIladolplila, Pa.
C0NYN01IAM TOWNSIltl ANli CENTitAUA
POOIt DISTHICT FOIt THE YKAlt BND
1N0 AritH, 11, 1S51.
Annual meeting of, Auditors of .the .townihlp nt
Conynghamandcontralla lioroUfch on the aboW
datofortho purposo ot ainlltlng tho accounts ot
Poor District of said township ana borough for tho
year ondlnij April 14, 18-il.
Auditors preaent'on tlio part of tho township of
Conynghim, Andrew Kano and 'Michael Mono
Khan, and on tho part of Centralla Borough, J. P.
W. ltiloy, James llarrctt and Bernard I. curran,
auditor elect, who was sworn and admitted.
on motion J. P. V. ltiloy was cloctcd President
and Jno. p. Hannon Secretary ot the bo inL
Tho tint business y.w th Account of c. 0. Mur
phy troasurerand ocltoctorfonthe year ending
April isfM, Which showed 4 hilaico against him of
ono hundrod nnrl sixty-eight nfty.clgiit ono hun.
drclh dollars which was paid October 10, 188.1 by
his satisfying Judgment No. 221 February term,
188 lu favor of hlnvwlf (O. a. Murphy) against
Poor District as per ccrtlflcato of win. Krlckbaum
Auditors of Conynghtim Auditors of Ccn'trafla
MICIIAED MONO HAN.
J. T. W. ltlLKY,
11. I. CUH1IAN.
JOHN P. HANNON, Clerk.
Davhl Walsh, collector and treasurer of Conyng
ham two.,, and Centralla borough poor Dlst.,
Special Tax for the year ending
April 14, 881.
To nmt ot Borough Duplicate 145 31
" " " Township " JS431 ? t95 01
Iiy nmt ot twp returns to Corns
" " " bor " "
" " " twp exonerations
" " " bor ." 1
" co n for collection $3 183. t3
6 per cent
" co 11 for treasurer tsiM.W
t percent 1 , . , i
" I'rothonotary's 'receipts as
Oct 3, is) $i;o) 00
Dec 13, " soi do
; i to
By nmt paid S. S. Shultz sup't
of Danville Insane asylum
as per check, August 11,
Dy expenses ot auditors and
clerk for auditing ac
counts April 17 and 18,
By balance duo tho district
To bilauco duo' tho dlst by
01 ,90 tiMJ 01
Auditors of Conyngham
Auditors ot Centralla
J. P. V. UII.EY, ,
D. I. OUIUIAN,
JAJIE3 D.UUtETT. .
JNO., P. 1IANNON, clerk. ,
David WalJli, collector and treasurer In account
with Com ngham twp., and centralla
borough poor dlst., Poor Tax for
tho year ending April
To amt ot township dupllcatol
" " " borough
Uy tax returned to corns for
tax " " "
" exonerations "
" exonerations' !"
" com for collection S331.33 ,
5 per cent
" com for treasurer 5121.78 03V
41)03 f.5 .
716 M 319 S3
' ' 1
, 4 33
By orders redeemed as follows, viz :
, lz :
No 113 Aug 25 '80 Burko Dro's
' 13S Oct 23 '80 P F Burke
' 113 Jan 6 'S3 Sam Keller
lit Men SS .'W Louis SchnU
.dcr meat v- -
no Apr 1 '831. A. Illley &
" 151 Apr 7 '83 U A. ltlley t
" 109 May 0 '83 Thos Gallagh-ir - -
ersalarv . . .' -t J ICS 20
" 178 juiy i S3 v II Bright
Interest ot No 178 July 1 '82
" 179 July 1 '83 Win II ..Bright
1 1IW Sept 2 '83 Jas A Miller
labor ' ,
' 233 Dee 3 '83 Jno Bryson
team hire " k.
' 231 Dec S 'S3 Joaunah O'Con
' 10 00 -
" 310 Dee 3 S3 L A ltlley i Co
0 1) ueiici
' 237 Jan 0 IS) P V Burko
23 ( Jan C '83 Wm Herbert o
' 231 1'eb 3 '83 Burko Bros un
dertaking 1 230 Feb a '81 Jno Bryson
' 231 Feb 3 '83 BenJ Beaver
2l5Mch3l '83 P F Burke,
.218 Men 31 SI Wm Herbert i
o l) lienor
' 219 Mcii 31 83 Henry Moscr
o 1) It
" 810 Mcn3l '83 LA ltlley i: Co
u 11 it
250 Mch 31 '83 L A ltlley &
" 231 Mch. 31 '81 JoannaU 1
u'connor nnrsa mro
1 Apr 21 '83 bam'l Keller
a Apr 21 '83 Mrs W J Bucka-
" 3 Apr 21 '83 Andrew Lenlhan
" 4 Apr Si w John Snyder 1
" 250 Apr 12 '6.1 D Walsh ser
857 Apr 12 '8-1 David Walsh
" 858 Apr 12 'S3 Jno v Hannon
clerk " '
" 859 Apr 18 HI Jno Monroe "
" 200 Apr 12 '81 ' "
" 8W Apr 12 '83 " "
' 801 Apr 13 '63 J M Gwlnner
885 Apr 13 '83 Mrs Samuol
Keller maid's watrcs
" 5 May 6 '83 Itlchard .Irving
6 May 5 'S3 D V Curry horso
" 8 May 5 83 aeo II Copo re
uno 8 '83 Burko lira's un
" 10 June 8 'S3 Mrs Eliza Ooiat-
UlkllJ i.UISQ II1IU
18 July 7 '83 oeo 11 Cope ro
nalrlns " 13 July 7 '83 Burke Bro's un-
11 July 7 'S3 H Irvln under
taking " 15 July 7 '83 Henry Beaver
" 10 July 7 '83 (leo V Mears
17 Aug t W LA ltlley & Co
o I) it
" 18 Aug 4 '83 O 1: Myers pub-
" 10 Aug 4 '83 L W Qheon
nrlntlnir " .
' 80 Aug 4"83 I10V ET Fields
" 21 Aug 1 '83 Jerry Kosten
bander substitute for lost
order No 190 dated Aug 5
" 83 Sept 1 '83 Oeo II Young
"81 sent 1 '83 JT Mlitlngton
" 83 Sept 1 '83 Jas A Miller la- 1
bor on farm t i
" 8 sept 1 '83 Livingston Year
r harness &o ,
r 87 Be.it 1 '83 M h Bllllg bUl
" 28 Kept 1 '83 W Ounthcrbeef
" so Sent 1 'S3 Wm Herbert O
' sosejitl '83 Henry Moseo
" 31 Oct 0 '83 Henry Beaver
' 32 Oct 0 '83 C O Murphy O D
" 35 Oct 8 '83 Leb Mutual In-
" 30 Oct 0 '83 J 8 Mensch llmo
" 38 Oct 0 '83 Chas Mensch io-
" 89 out 0 '81 )Vm Boyer work
011 farm ' ' ,
" 41 octl3'83 Chas strauir
work . I ' .
" 43 Nov 3 '83 A D Former bill
" 43 Nov 9 1 Mrs Hobt Whlto
"41 Nov 3'83J W owlnner
45 Nov 3 "83 J W tlwlnner 1
bill rend . ,
"4a Nov 3 w oeo W Davis
" 47 Nova '83 l) 1; Keller bill
48 Nov 3 '8.1 Jno Bllllg
" 19 Nov 3 '8.1 J Harry James
" 60 ueo I'BJ o B Jitllard bill
' 63 Deo 1 '83 aeo W Davis
horso hlro ,1 .
' 53 Deo 1 '83 Mrsowon Mc-
earthy clothing io' ,'
"50 Deo 1 '83 (leo W-DavIS
pass book act
' 69 Jan 6 '81 Jno L Kline bane
' co Jan 5 '81 Chas Miller
" 63 Feb 3 'Kl Chas W Kopo
03 cb 8 'SI Mlchl Brown
rend " " "
' OS Mar 1 '81 J'ao Crane horso
f-t- nt tt- nt t ) f
" 70 Mar 1 '8( Jerry Keller, tak
, lng prisoner 8 00
" 71 Mar 1 '81 Chas PQtterman
horso hlro , S 73
" 81 Mar S3 ttl Jno McNaltcy
, corn for I'll 3d 00
' 85 Mar 83 HI David Walsh 41 33
' 80 Mar 25 '81 Jno Monroo ae
of salary SO 00
'' 87 Mar85 l J Harry James
sal in full 80 00
"S9Apr6 '81 D V Curry 1 Sfr
rent 33 CO
Uy draft dated Aug 11 1883 of
Pa. Rtno Lun Hospital for
141. 10 being ami of order
No 811 dated Mar 3 1883 to
Pa stato I.un Hospital for
141. 41 protest fees 8 73
total 111 18
By nmt from receipt of S 8
Shultz dated Aug 11 1883
for jsoo 00 530 so
: 601p 35
Wo tho undersigned auHtors ,of Conyngham
township and Centralla borough havo examined
the toregolng accounts and find them correct.
Auditors for Conyngham
ANDItEW K NIJ,
Au liters for centralla
J. P. W. K1I.F.Y,
11. I. CUltllAN.
JNO. P. HANNON, Clerk.
LIST OF UNREDEEMED OIIDEIIS FOIt YEAH
ENDING APIHUH 18SI
No 7 May 5 '83 PK Buck bill
" 11 July 7 '83 PK Buck bill
" 31 v Aug 4 '83 L II Leo llro
bal on mower
" 83 sept 1 '83 P B Buck bill
" S3 Oct 0 Hi V K Buck bill
" 31 Oct ft! Fred Kull under
taking " 37 Oct 6 '83 O O Murphy
poor house ac In Judgment
Nov 10 83
' 40 Oct 6 '81 Rami Keller
Stewart In Judgment Nov'
" 51 Dec 1 '63 O B Millard O
" 51 Dec 1 ,81 I, A ltiloy Co
poor houw ao
" 65 Deo 1 w CO Murphy
pas3 book ao
" 67 Dee 1 '81 Siml Kcllers.il-
" 63 Jan s '84 Saml Itclnbold
". 61 Feb 8 '81 L A ltlley & Co
"1(6 Feb 8 '84 Henry Beaver
, bill rend
."60 Feb s '81 Jerry Kostcn
baudcr bill rend
" 67 Feb 2 '81 Fred Kull under
taking " 69 Mar 1 '81 Jno P Hannon
cost of Bradley
11 73 Mar 83 '8I0B Millard O
" 73 Mar 85 ftl Dan'l Curry'
" 74 Mar 85 84 Geo II Young
0 1) it
" 75 Mar S3 '81 Henry Moser O
" 70 Mar 25 '81 Wm Herbert O
" 77 Mar 23 '84 C Q Murphy O
" 78 Mar 25 '81 OG Murphy
" 79 Mar 23 '81 It M Lashol
prof. serv. lost order
"80 Mar 25 '84 Oeo W DaUs
" 81 Mar 23 '81 Burko Bro un.
" 83 Mar 33 '81 L A ltlley Co
",83 Mar saw L A ltlley & Co
"88 Apr 5 '84 J M Gwlnncr
'00 Apr 18 '81 David Walsh
services rend tho .dlst to
, Apr 14 1881
". 91 Apr 18 "81 Jno Monroe ser
vices rcnuerea tne uisi 10
" 02 Apr 18
.nr 18 '81 Pat Halev, ser
vices renuereu llltt uisi. id
April 1881 . 158 CO
",03 Apr 18 81 Jno p Hannon
, 1 yr's salary as clerk 190 00
"JatAprlS '81 sam'l Keller
balao year's salary as
steward 160 00
" 95 Apr 18 "81 Mrs 8 Keller
as wages .of maid for l
year 7i 00
EXPENSES OF POOIt- DIST. FOE THE YEAH
ENDING APEIL, 14, 1681.
Steward and stewardess
Out door relief
David Walsh pay and expen
ses f ir year
John Monroo pay and cxpen.
ses for year
Patrick llafey pny and expen
ses for year
Jno P Hannon salary as clerk
Amt produced by farm past
" on hand April 9 188.)
807 50 '
19) 00 15030 39
337 80 1013 18
" on hand April 14, 1881
Total cost of maintaining dlst
fur year 10O79'51
CENSUS OF POOIt HOUSE TAKEN APHIL, 11 '84.
Number of males
" " feifiales
STEWAItDS ACCOUNT OF PHODUCE FItOM
'FARM FOIt THE YEAH 1B83.
18 tons of h .y a 1 14 00 852 00
200 bus " potatoes q 40 so no
135 " " wheat 1 10 148 50
176 " " oats 45 78 75
65 " " rye 80 81 80
845 " " com In ear 40 98 oo
16 " " buckwheat & 80 12 80
12 " " turnips (S 45 5 40
450 heads of cabbage oiJ 2.185
378 lbs 11 beef 00 23 33
1680" "pork (.A 05 151 20
4 tons "corn f ,dder (3 7 oo 88 00
o bus of onlous 75 4 50
6 " ol beets a .60 2 5)
2 ."of beans m 8 60 6 00
8 tons of straw a 12 oo 91 ft)
75 head ot poultry 23 18 75 1075 17
AMOUNT 01' PKODUCE ON HAND APItIL,
40 bus of oats ji
18 " of what U
M " of potatoes a
500 lbs of pork r
62 head of poultry
IUU3 UI IlllY (n
" of straw i4
HOUSEHOLD FUltNITUItE ON HAND
APHIL II, 1881.
31 beds and bedding
8 cooking stoves
8 heating stovea
1 round tablo
1 extension tablo
3 kitchen tables
1 falling leaf tab'o
1 doz common chairs
X " cane bottom "
IV doz omco chairs
2 rocking chairs
1 writing desk
4 bedroom stands
60 yds. Ingrain carpet
1 Iron safo
i tooling glasses
PEUSONAL PItOPEUTY ON HAND
APHIL 14, 1884.
8 largo wagons
l old spring wagon
1 new ' "
1 seed drill
1 threshing, mechlno
3 sets ot harness
2 cradle scythes
1 folf '
1 liav rake
1 pld carriage
i pet ui carriage uarneas
Wo the undersigned auditors of Convncrham
townsbln and Centralla borouirh hivo examined
tho foregoing accounts this eluhtcenth day ot
jkyui, a. is. loot uuu uuu iiieui eurrcci.
Auditors ot Conyngham Auditors for Centralla
J. P. W. 11II.EY,
B. I. CUltltAN.
JNO. P. HANNON, Clerk.
RKPHKSBNTtt TUX yOLLOWINQ
A1IERIOAN INSURANCE COMPANIES
North American of Philadelphia.
Franklin, " "
Pennsylvania, " "
York, ot Pennsylvania.
Hanover, of N, Y.
queens, of Imdon.
Norlh British, ot London,
OOlco on M irkec Street, No, 8, Bloomsburg,
oct. S4, -ly
TJ'RBAB UROWN'B lJNaURANCE
X" AllSNOY. vioer'i now building, Main
aireei, uioomsourg, pa.
.Itma Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn, i.oi8,sjo
itoyal ot Liverpool ls.soo.ooo
Lancashire , ,, lo.ono.oirt
Fire Association, Philadelphia 4,165,710
Phceiilx.pf London... e.268.918
lndon Lancashire, of England., , l,T09,70
Hartfortof IHrttord .., , 8,S!3,e;0
Sprlogneld Flroand Marine s.uai.&M
As tlio a reocles aro direct, policies aro written
or tho In m rod without any delay In th
Dice at Bloomsburg, out. v, 'M-t
THE COMPLETE HOME
1 1 tbook. Ntw lltlon.-Ncw Wadlnf New iltutlom
I fibin nw dentin. SurerUy iuitcu v. Stn low pi't
AdiptcJ to alt tltktc. belli t ilgtil. Arcnli Aoin tig
work. iXCKLLKNT TliKMi, TM lUndtvineH plMuccim
' inarM-jy aid
Exnmitio lliorutiglil' licforo
jo i liny your stimint r Clothing.
Our Kooilsvlll si a ml a ncverc
lit snccllon. You I1I lie mur
prl8C(l nt the low prlcps it ml
wonder hmr we ilo It ami
mnkc It pny.
ft. C.YATES &C0,
ssf Biiliii, Clialmi! & 61b St
Feb 89 '81
NEW BUGGIES ! !
l-'IldM S3.1.00 TO sis.oo.
MATERIAL AND WORKMANSHIP
Stories on the Road.
COMMEHCIAT, THAVELLEUS AT A WAYSIDE
INN-SO.MEl'IIINU TO POT IN A Olill'SACK.
"Gentlemen. I almost envy you tho nosltlons
you till : your experience ot tho world; your kuowl-
eugu ui uusuiess ; uiu cu lugiug sigius you see, uuu
iill that, you know."
This warmlv exnresseil reirct fell from tho Un
ot au o dcrly pleasiiro tnurUt, last August, and
was addressed to a semicircle or commercial trav
ellers seated on the porcli ot the Llndell Hotel, St.
."Yes," responded a New York representative ot
tho profession, "a drummer Isn't without his pleas
ures, but ho runs hts riiks. too risks nutstriit th
chances of railroad collisions and steamboat ex
v. iiul nsKS ior insiancw "
, im. lui iioiune, n.u.1 ..II. it. X1UIIMIII,
who was then traveling for an Eastern house, and
Is known to merchants in all parts of the country :
."The risk which Indeed amounts almost to a
certainty of getting tho dyspepsia from perpetual
change of diet and water and from having no fixed
hours for sleeping. I myso t was an example. I
say was, tor 1 am all right now.'
'No discount on your digestion?'- broke In a
Chicago dry goods traveler, lighting his cigar
"Not a quarter per cent. But I had to give up
traveling for a while. Tho dyspepsia ruined my
paper. Finally I came across au advertisement of
PAHKElt'S tosio I tried It and it fixed .no up
to perfection. There Is nothing on ea-tu, In my
ODlnlop. eiiu.il to It nq a euro for dvsno.isl.i-"
Messrs. ulscox tco.,of New Yoik. tlio proprie
tors, hold a letter from Mr. Franklin slating that
preelso fact.' I'AUKKU'S TO HU aids digestion,
.Hill.lll.il L'U.Uin, lit . I! lUllt r, iiu.m.icitis,
Coughs and Colds and a'l chronic diseases of tho
uver anu moneys, rue a uoine in your valise.
Prices, 5 'c. and f l. Economy in larger size.
Tlio Emperor Louis Napoleon emolced
only tlio finest cltf ara the world could pro
duce. Prof. Uornford Bays the Emperor b
cii?ar -were mado specially for him In Ha
vana from leaf tobacco irrown In tho Golden
Belt of North Carolina, thlt being the finest
leaf RTOTn. lllackwoll'B HiiU Durham
Hmoklnir Tobacco U mado from tho pamo
loaf used In tho Emperor's clarH, in abso
lutely pure and la mniuceUonably the best
tobacco over oflcrcd.
Thackeray'B plfted danffhter, Anne, In
her sketch of Alfred Tennyson, In HarperU
!onthly telle, of her visit to the great pott
She found him smoking Ulack well's Hull
Durham Tobacco, Kent Wm by Hon. James
It u a rc 11 Lowell, American UJnlttcr to the
Court of St. James.
In those daj-B of adulteration, It la acorn
fort to smokers to knmo that the Hull Dur
ham brand ia absolutely pure, and made
from tho best tobacco tho world produces.
15 lick well' a Dull Durham Smoking To
bacco Is the lest and purost made. All
dealers have It. Nona Kenulno without
the trade-mark of the Buli
AND BLOOD DISEASES.
PHYSICIANS ENDORSE IT HEARTILY.
JZidney-Wort ti (bo most sucoeBaful remedy
love-rused." Dr. r, C. CdUou.Monliton.Vt.
'Kidney-Wort la alwaya rellablo,"
Dr. H. If, CUrli, Bo. Ucro, Vtl
"Kidney-Wort has curul my w Lfe ofter two ycai 9
BuUbrlus." Dr. C. IX. SummerUn, Bun Kill, Oa.
IN THOUSANDS OF CASES,
It m cured whrra all elso had failed. It is mild,
butoiauient, CUItTAl.NIN IT ACTIU.V, but
linnnlesa ia all cases.
tVlt clcanve tl9 Ulooditad Nrcftffthens and
clvs .New MIo to nil tlio Important orcant of
tho body Hio natural action of tlio Kidneys la
restored. Tho Livor U oleansod of aUdiacaBo,
and tho Dowels xnovo freely and healthfully.
I:i this way' tlio worst diseases HfQ crull$atd
from tho system. a
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Well, I nm sure," Bighcii Mrs.
Koynoldii, Hiiiuotliitig tint folds of urnpo
on her 1)1 auk dress, "L dotit know
wlint wo aro to do. Tliu landlord
wanU Ids, inonoy, and tlio butcher had
lie liiiiuidencu to tell tno tills niornltiu
th.it ho could not sorvo us Ion cr un-
cjs tho account was settled. Ethe-
no," sho continued plaintively, tur.i-
nix toward htr daughter, .who stood in
tho bay window eagerly scanning ono
1 1 lie fiiIvcrti9iULr columns of tho Her
ald. "I do think you might pay a lit
tle more attention to your mother.''
"What is it, mammi T tlio mrl ruk-
d, raining her bright gray oves from
tho printed sheet.
"..uy dear, 1 simply asked you how
wo aro going to manage to get money
to pay all these people.''
"Why earn n, of course, her daugh
"Well, that I. should ever livo to see
tlio day," the good lady said, drawing
a long breath, "that n child of mine
would suggest such a thing to me.
I'lio idea of mv earning my living. I
am shocked, Etheiine, that knowing
tho' state of my health you should
mention anything of tho kind. I am
sure when vour d-o-a-r p-ap-a w-a s
i-v-i'ii g,'' tho lady sobbed behind her
black bordered handerohiof, "t-h-a-t
h-o he always s h-i e-l-d-c d rail from
Fuither speech was cut short as two
girlish arms were thrown around her
necW, and a sweet voico cried :
".Mamma mamma ! I did not
mean that you should work. Dearest
mamma 1 you shall stay hero and koep
this pretty nest warm for your bird-
nig, who, when her wings aro wearv
can fly safely back to tho parent home.
Mamma, listen to this, the girl ex
claimed, springing to her feet and
catching up tho discarded paper.
As lUrs. Iteynolds straightened her
widow's cat) which her daughter's im
petuous euibraco had disarranged, the
girl read thu following advertisement
in clear, ringing tones :
WANTED. A housekeeper to take en-
tiro chnruc of a widower's house. Only
one who 19 competent to mauace a lurac
retinue of servants need reply. Address
S. siiSWAKT Jl , JNcw Jersey.
'There, mamma," Etheiine said
gleefully, "isn't that splendid If 1
am fortunate enough to get tho posi,
tion, you need not trouble your dear
old liead nbeut the sordid demands of
tho butcher and that horrid landlord.
"Etheiine 1" Mrs. Keynolds ititer
upted in a shocked voice;, "How can
you even tor one moment think ot
such an improper arrangement?"
"Why, mamma, 1 do not seo any
thing improper in the advertisement,
and you know, mamma, that I thor
oughly understand the management of
servants. Kememuer that owing to
your ill-health after my return from
boarding school, 1 superintended all
the domestic arrangements of our large
house before papa lot his money, and
. am sure, mamma, since papa died, 1
lave managed nicely in this little cot
tage, with one niaid-ot-all-work, so
that I am competent, to control either
a large or a small number of servants.
Do let mo try this once, the girl said
coaxingly, taking her mother's hand in
lors, anil patting it soltly, as one
would a child's.
"lint, dear, suppose ho is some
young man who who "
And tho older Jady broke olt abrupt
ly for want ot a suitable word tc ex
press her somewhat hazy idea.
"there, mamma, yon aro mistaken ;
instead of a gay Lothario, ho is a for
lorn old gentleman with silvery hair,
and a kind benevolent face.
"Well, I only hope your sketch will
bo a truo one,'1 her mother said peev
iuhline s onlv answer was a weary
sigh as she seated herself at the writing
desk and prepared to answer tho ad
Within tlio following week there en
sued quite a lengthy correspondence
between our heroine and fc. btcwart,
the result being that at tho oloso of a
glorious Mav day there alighted from
tho cars at tho small country station of
Jl a graceful petito figure, at
tired in deep mourning. As tlio iron
monster with a puff and a snort started
ttie girl looked wistfully around tho do
sorted platform, as if in search of somo
one. Before she could address tho
station master, who was lounging in
tho doorway of the small depot, and
who was gazing curiously at her nnd
inwardly admiriug tlio pretty foot that
peeped tantalizingly from benoath the
girl s short traveling dress, a braugham
drawn by asupetb parrot horses dashed
up, and as tho coachman drew rem,
tho lootman alighted and crossing
quickly to tlio waiting gill, touched his
"Is this Miss Reynolds !" he inqtiir
o'd respectfully. Receiving an answor
in tlio affirmative, ho continued : "Bog
pardon for being late, miss but one of
tlio horses cast a shoe on tlio way, and
vo wore compeliod to stop at tho
in another moment lutioiiiio was
seated among tho soft cushions, whirl
nig rapidly along a sweet-scented
Alter a drivo ot perhaps an hour.
during which tno sun sot aim tlio
dreamy twilight settled down over a
lnndscapo which exhibited featurei of
peculiar beauty, tho vehicle entered a
spacious park, and then speeding along
a broad avenue, enmo nt last to a grand
old mansion built iu tho Elizabethan
stylo of architecture, from tho opon
door ot which great Hashes of light fell
upoif tho velvoty lawn without. Then
tho earriago suddenly stopped, and
Etholiiio realized, with a feeling somo
what akin to terror, that sho had reach
ed her journey s end.
( Sho was immediately ushered by a
liveried servant into a brilliantly light
ed drawing room. A stately gentle.
man ot about 10 roso from his seat.
wnero no naq dccii reading, and camo
gracefully forward to meet her. Ex
t Hiding his hand cordially, hn said :
"Welcome to the Grange, Miss Uuy
n'olds, I hope you had a pleasant
drive irom tno station t '
tNo that is, yes, I enjoyed tho
urivo very union, indeed," lanolin
Biatn'tiereii, painiuuy awaro ol an
amused spaiklu in thu dark oyes that
were gazing admiringly at her Hushed
facp and beautiful, disordered hair.
Poor Ethelino could havo cried with
exfition as sho saw tho ideal of a be-
novolcnt employer crumble to tho dust
and from tliO ashes risd the handsome
man who, with a smile, lurking beneath
us drooping moustache, was quietly
waiting for her to regain her self-pos.
"Allow me to present my mint," lie
said, kindly, loading tho confined
iouckeeH'r up to the gentle old lad v
with silvery curk falling ovor her soft
icek an invalid, as JUbeluie saw nt
"How do you do, my dear," tho
lady said, kissing tho girl's ripo lip.
ljliss Keynolds, my stoward, Mr.
ndcr8on," her employer voico then
Ethelino looked up with a start, and
met tho bold glance of the gentleman
..li i. i i.r ....n i
yiioiii hiiu iiau nut uuiuru uuuecu.
'Happy to meet so lovely a lady,"
Mr. Anderson said, iu silky tones,
bowing low over tho girl's unwilling
Mis9 Iteynolds' only acknowledge
ment of this somewhat effusivo com-
iment wai a cold inclination of tho
head, but sho mentally concluded that
hero at least, was a member of tho
household who sho would nover like,
ahd she was not altogether sure that
was not one whom somo day or
oilier she might learn to fear.
Time sped swiftly at tho Grange.
Under tho new housekeeper's reign
tho domestic machinery moved as
smoothly as clock work.
Ethelino soon becamo a great favor
ite with all tho inmates of tho old
house, from tho under housemaid to
tho gentlo invalid mistress who pre
sided over her nephow's home.
As tor the men about the place, there
Was not one, from the humble stable
boy up to tho stalely butler, who did
worship tho fair girl, who always had
Kininy woru uuu a picasnut smile.
A man dressed ir. a white linen suit,
is broad straw hit pushed far back
om his bold, handsomo face, saunter
1 slowly along one of tho numerous
shady paths of Moulton Grange, jaunt
ily swinging a light cane in Ins un
Hallo! he exclaimed, as, on turn-
hr a bend in tliu narrow ii:ith. n vision
LO 1 . ' '
f loveliness burst uppu him. "15v
Jpve 1" he said, fixing his fiery eyes on
tho Bleeping form ot a young girl who
was lying under the spreading branches
t an old oak, one rounded arm sup
iprting her shapely Jiead, her white
bfisom slowly heaving beneath the del
iOatc morning robe sho wore with
one velvety hand resting carelessly on
tlio open leaves ot a copy ot Tennvsou
that laid upon the emerald sward.
1 lie sleeper stirred uneasily under
tlje man's burning gaze, and quietly
opened her gray eyes.
ih I good morning. Miss Kev-
the girl flashed a glance iu the di
rection of the oily voice, and hastily
prang to her feet, her beautiful face
"Ltood morning, Mr. Anderson,
she said, coolly.
"I hope I do not intrude 1"
"Not at all. Tho grounds aro as
free to Mr. Anderson as to me," Ethe
lino answered, quietly, stooping to re
gain her book.
"Allow tne, itliss iteynolds.
The gentleman gracefully raispd tho
volume from the ground and presented
it to tho lady with a low bow-
As Ethelino extended her whlto
hand for the book tho man
mprisoned her soft fingers in hi.
clasping them lightly as ho devoured
tio girls perfect figure and glowing
face with his bold eyes.
"l'lease release my baud, Mv. Ander
son ; 1 must return to tho house.
Wait one moment, mv dear girl.''
ho said, in low, intense tones. "1 havo
waited patiently for this opportunity,
you havo been an inmate of the Grange
tor threo months, yot this is the tirst
time I have seen you alone. You arc
either dangum at that old woman s
Ide, or '
, "Stop, Mr. Anderson 1" the girl
broko in, with Hashing oyes. "Do not
say anything against dear Mrs. Scott.
Sho has been more than kind to tne.
Now pleaso let mo go."-
'ln ono moment, my dear. Etho-
oliiie, you must know I lovo you. Will
you be mino 1 I will surround you
with every luxury. Although I am
only a stoward, I have money, and
plenty of it. We will, go far from
here, whore no one will recognizo us,
mid rovcl in one long dream of perfect
"My, Anderson, pleaso say no more,
Ethelino pleaded, "I I cannot bo
"the mail broko into a loud laugh,
and wbilo Ethelino looked at him in
amazement ho wiped tho tears of mer
rimont from his eyes with the snowy
cambric as he bent his handsome faco
vory near her own.
"Well, you aro unsophisticated. Mv
beauty, I am not asking you to marry
me t '
"What aro you asking me, then 1'
the girl broko iu, ii'slow Hush creeping
qver her sott cheek, even up to tlio
roots of her waving hair, as sho fixed
lier bright oyes upon tho mau'p amused
"Ethelino 1" ho cried, losing all self.
oontrol, and seizing the struggling girl
in his arms, ho imprinted a burning kiss
on ner lips. ".My bcauttliil '
i urtiier speech was cut short by
two rows oi peariy teeth being Josten
ed in his hand. "You young wild
oat I" ho oxolaimod, with a ory of pain,
as no released tno girl, who spoil as
ijgnt as a lawn across the path and in
among mo iau trees.
With a muttered curse, ho started
in pursuit of tlio Hying figure.
ktheliuo ran lightly on, her hair un
bound and waving in tho gentle breeze,
uor breath camo with labored gasps
from between her scarlet lips, Sho ut
terod a low, terrified soroani, as tho
man's grasp, closed over her perfectly
moitied arm, that shono like ivory
through thu thin slocve.
"Not quite so fast my pretty bird,1'
Mr. Anderson hissed between his
"Lot mo go 1" Etholino pouted, cast
ing a guinea ot horror at tlio map i
"No, my queen, I cannot let vou go,
lie sad, still holding tho frightened
gin in ms strong arm.
'You fioud 1" sho cried, indignantly,
ttT 11.. . .1 . .
-uiu uiivYiiuiiy unr, io inns insuii a no
fenseless woman. Oh! If your urn
jlloyer wero only hero 1"
-An, na i nut ne is not. Do you
know what tho villagers say," ho con-1
tinned, oxtiltingly "about thu hand
sbmo maslcr of tho Gratigo and tho
lll'nntifill hnllapwintinr ?
"vniiani thundered a mini v voice.
"rel easo that lady."
As Mr. Anderson's arms fell anart.
Etheiine, with a cry of joy, sprang to-
ward Miv Stewart. "Mv poor darlinor."
no said tenderly, drawing the tremb-
ling girl oloso to his breast, "Como
I. ...I, .......I l. Ill l.
u.wn, )uu iiuituiiL-iuus iiounu, no con-
tinned, sternly, to Mr. Anderson, who
was quietly sneaking off.
As tho man hesitated an instant his
employer gently uiiclaspod.tho girl'd
uiniyiiiy iiuiius iiuni nonliving arm,
ahd striding over to tlio side of tlio
pale-f.iccd stoward, pkeed hla sinowy
hand on the back ot that ncntloman'a
m mac u I ate collar and shook that
rattier uinp individual until his white
teeth fairly chattered.
"JNow down on your kueos to tho
auy aim contest that last speech you
iiiuiiu wm u iiu luvenieii to suit your
Another moment and the steward
was kneeling on tho soft earth nt tho
feet of the beautiful girl in the tlowinrr
"it was all a He, jUr. Anderson
stammered. "I I beg vour pardon
"There, that will do." Mr. Stewart
interrupted, "now go, anil never lot
mo see your cowardly countcnauco
again. Pav yourself out of tho last
rents you collected. Do you hear'
his ctnpiorcr said sternly.
As tho polished Mr. Anderson s
slinking form disappeared among, tho
thick trees Mr. Stowart drew tho
imishing girl to his beating heart, and
iieiiniiig nis uauasomo noau over tlio
brown tresses that nestled against his
linen coat whWpered.
"Etheiine, my lovo. Will you bo
my little wife Spoak darling."
The girl's low spoken "yesy' would
nave been inaudible to any but.a lover s
"Ethel inc, my beautiful ono 1" ho
cried rapturously, gently kissing her
"But your aunt," Etheiine question
ed, raising her lov.elit eyes to his.
"Will bIi'o not object to"
"She, will object to nothing," her
lover slid, fondly. "On tho contrary,
she wishes, to call my darling niece."
"Mr'. Stewart," tho girl' whispered,
shyly, "do do you love me as well
as you did your your "
"I understand you, love. But my
gentle wife' will have no cause to bo
jealous of the young bride, who for
many years has quietly' slOpt in a dis
tant land. She never loved the man
she wedded for his gold ; while I, dar
ling," he cried, passionately, "knew
not what lovo was then. Oh, my shy,
proud darling, I havo worshiped you"
: .i t. . i. . t . I
ever biiiuu uiu Hi-jilt you ursi SlOOil 111
the drawing room, tho light from tho
chandelier fulhtig softly on your bon
le urown hair aud lovely gray eves.
My love! My wife that is to be, I
bless the day that I advei tised for a
Wanted Young -Men of Eeal Ability.
there is an impression among young
men mat, tney pave nut as good n
chance to "rise" iu the world as their
fathers had. They point to tho enor
moiu capitals now employed in busi
ness, winch tower aott in their lmagi-
ition as the Alps did to tho soldiers of
Jtaiiuibal before lie led them across,
Then they say that young men nowfr
days get into great firms" through the
n'llnn wnidnti'fl ' lit u.ltlr.1, ili.i. .n..n,i
v..... .. ....... ,j, . ,, ...v.', ,UL , II1VMU
that the sons, nephews and cousins of
the old partners aro promoted over the
heads of abler and older clerks.
But, in fact, the truth is quite other
wise, liusiness leaders in Now York,
lioston, l'hiladelphia, Baltimore and
Chicago are pi actically unanimous iu
tho opinion that the cabin-window
policy will not answer in modern busi
ness. As a matter of fact, it has, been
generally abandoned. Men of ability
lavo a better chance than ever, tor the
simple reason that, such men must be
had, lho vast and complicated con
corns of tho present day cannot be con
ducted by tho indolent and pampered
If tho old
neptiews ot tno "Old man. '
man is so tond and trio s h ns to ml.
vance an incompetent relative to a do-
sition of re'siidtisibilitv. ho soon dis-
covers his mistake, ortho business goes
No onewho is attentive to what is
passing in Now York and other cities
oi late can aouut, mat voting men
of 'real ability never had so good a
chanco as now, and young men of the
other kind wCro nover boforo so likely
io oo "pusuco.
X ho fashionable craze seems lust
now to bo for "big dogs," Tho dudo
seems to bo loft out in tho cold this
An aromatic paper used for putting
miner carpets is now mado from cedar
bark in Now Bedford, Mass.
Newspapers aro frequently called tho
moulders of public opinion, but somo
of them act more as if they wero mere
Make up your mind whereabouts out
ot town you 11 spond tho summer and
theu don't go away at all if you want
au enjoyaoio nme.
Tho Tnrtara pull a man by tho ear to
press him to drink. In this country
civilization has so far advanced that
wink generally sulhces.
, , ,
s nouaeKeoner asks : "Whatis the
simplest way to keep jelly from mould
if, i.u mi. i iiu a smaii ooy up in
tuu p.iiiuy i or a lew minutes. '
It is said that William II. Vaudor
bilt's portrait has been painted by a
Loudon artist on a marble slab an inch
thick. Wo should think that Mr.
Vanderbllt could havo afforded a slab
thicker than that.
Ovor 20,01)0 women work nt tho
watchmaking trade in Switzerland.
they do much of the finoH, most doll
cato work. Thero aro two sisters who
. , . ....
carry on a watchmaking
ment of their own.
inn ii'ii-tun wuy mu period alter
marnago ls called thu honoymnon is
beoaiiKO oaoh knows ono of them has
to bo tho boss lining, aud eaeb is
trying to discover which being it is to
Tho Kansas Citv Times recently
contained nt) article on Marshal Noy,
c ving ovidencoin sunnortof tho theory
Ot Ills American birth, and allndod
to his career while in Franco as fol
In Vrance, IJey joined tho army and
fought ni a private under the crcat
Napoleon, ligypt, Toulon, the reien
of terror, the consulate, Marengo, and
A.... !. .1... . ' ill-
msieriiiz, mu urst einpiru uau mo, yno,
hundred days, aro gorao of tho sccnos
of this stirring period with which the
young hero must havo been familiar.
His heart waj broken by his wife's sup-
po - teci ireucucry ana uisuouor. jiih
soul was tired with an ambition, for
military glory, and ho, fought with the
desperation of ono who courts doath.
and who has overvthinc to win arid
nothing to loso in this lite.
At that time very fow of tho French
soldiers could write. During the heat
ot a terriho battle, tho story goes, a-
puiuuu wiiiueu iu suuu u uispuiuu., ,i',ur
tho moment his aides had left or been
separated from him. lie turned to a
corps near him.,
"Oan anv of vou write 1".
Private Ney touched his cap,
"Uomo to my quarters.'
Napoleon dictated a dispatch. As
thclprivate sat writing a ball from the
enemy's cannon toro through tho tent
and oxplodcd between tho general and
his improvised secretary, plowing up
the grqund at their feet. Noy never
looked up nor moved a muscle, but,
finishing tho line, shook the sand from
the papor and handing it to Napoleon,
"They havo saved me tho trouble of
sanding (blotting) thedispatoh,
X J L l j ,
Napoleon could only gaze on the. un-
concerned young man' with admiration,
.imed : ''The bravest of tho
From that time Noy's advancement
was very rapid.
Tho matters hero given are not sup
posed to bo strictly historical, but are
given as remembered by ono who heard
them from tho mouths of men who
know the actors in their lifetime.
After the fall of Napoleon and his
banishment to Elba, Marshal Noy, and
the other great morals of the fallen
icro were, released on parole. Then
came tho csc'aoo from Elba and the one
hundred days, Ney and Murat and
tlio other great' marshals flocked to the
standard of the little giant. Where
was their word of parole to bear arms
no more against England aud the al
lies now T
What next 1 Waterloo. The treach
ery or imbecility of Grouchy. Napo
leon's defeat t St. Helena for Napoleon.
Uourt-martiai and death for .Ney, tho
bravo Murat and tho rest. '
Before ho was 'shot Ney confessed
to the judge advocate, who would fain
i 'V rT:. -
have defended him, that ho was an
tVmerican subiect. To his sons he said
that his name, was Rudolph, and t.bat
ho had abandoned their mother and
left her in America. .
On his trial the judge advocate ex
claimed : "If I can save Marshal Ney
by no other means' I now declaro that
he is not a Frenchman, but "
"Hold ! cried tho great general. "If
I die I will dio as a Frenchman. Let
the past be buried with me 1"
Ho died as he had lived. Murat,
the brother-in-law of 'Napoleon and
king of Naples, begged that the. sol
diers would spire his face. Ho was a
very handsome man and proud ot his
looks, though as brave as a lion.
JNoydrow himself. up to his full, fold
ed his arms, declined to have his eyes
bandaged, and said :
"L ire whero you will. I have faced
death too many times to fear it now:"
"Keady 1 Aim I a long, level row
of muskets pointing at the doomed man
i ire 1 a streak ot hie runs along
the line, a puff 'of smoke, a report and
thoisoul of the brave Ney had gone to
'jpin its Maker.
Plat Lands the Best for Orchards.
Somo discussion has recently taken
place among fruit growers and writers
at the West, on the question whether
high or low land is best for orchards.
The experience of lato years had shown
khnt apple trees in many instances avo
succeeueu oesi, uvea longer, ana oorno
better crops, when planted on low, .flat
'""ist land. From theso facts the.
mferenco has been drawn by some per-
RUHO lilV V4VVa IIWVU t JilU DII
P'X ofl moisture, and even that drain-
"S0 ls detrimental and writers who
have recommended upland are charged
with giving badadvico. Mlie cast iron
rule has therefore been laid down; "Al
ways plant apple trees on low and
Some western orchardista havo ex-
iresscd tho opinion that tho reason low
ands havo given tho best results, is
that tho soil is deeper, mellower, aud
more nearly resembling tho manured
and cultivated ground of tho best man
aged orchards, and that if manure and
cultivation wore applied to the orchards,
on upland, tliey would give a different
and more favorable report. Whatever
the result might be. it is certain that
in many places high ground gives ,08
good aud often better, crops than de
pressions, and tho above mentioned
rulo should thcroforo bo modified or
changed to "always plant on such land
as experiment shows to bo best, wheth
er it be high or low land." Success,
depends on the character of tho soil,
and on tho treatment it receives, and
not on its depression or elevation, bter-
'1 ridges, whero they exist, must eith-
tr 00 avoided or elso brought into a
a 800'' condition by mnnure aod calli
luisiaKen potions nro sometimes
ndnnioil mi il,n ..uVct. nf ,lrni.,;.. T.,
- stead of making thu laud drier, it tends
to give a more uniform and
ous supply of moisture to growing
plants, by changing n hard crust into a
mellow or porous bed of earth and givo
it oil ns wanted. The instances where
orchards have been greatly improved
by placiug tilo drainage hot ween tho
row, of trees have fully proved the
benefit of drainage
The proceeding remarks apply wool,
ly to npplo orchards. Peaoh treer, on
account, ot the partly tender character
f l'10 f'liit buds, initially bear beat ou
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elevations, in all localities whero the
crop is liable to dostiuctlon in winter.
Tlio cold air gettlos in valleys, and
often proves fatal to tho buds, while
thoy escape and givo good crops ou
ridges. Country Gentleman.
A liberal coat of wood ashes is an
excellent fertilizer for strawberries,