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   Scandia Independent (Newspaper) - August 17, 1888, Narka, Kansas                                7 VOL II AUGUST PER In their letters of acceptance General and tho nominees of the prohibtion party for president and vice vigorously attack the European crops hnvn been aged by txonsive rai1 greatly dam M at Cattle in the vicinity of are dying of Texas will ronvnnat Berlin to con sider tho Bulgarian A cyclone in the vicinity of damaged crops Seven havo jnst bpcn Rent to prison in Germany for the imper ial The condition of the roru crop in Illinois is promising winter wheat yield is better than tlie Governor Morclum will hear what Max wells counsel have in tay on the application of the British yuvtriimrnt lor a Crop rind property wore damaged to the patent oi IniU a million dollars by storms iu Ssnerul persons were badly in jured by Prisoners in tho jail who had planned a general revolt were quickly cowed when the guards shut dead one of their lead The senate romniiltoe is hard at work pre paring a tarill will bo submitted in a lew The fiftyseventh annual campmeotlng which has been held at that place is now in progress it Sing Robert Garrelt riiiuirfs constant The doctors sity he lias not paresis bat the trouble in liis nervous The remains of General Sheridan will be entombed at the Arlington National oeuie tery in The fnnornl of General Sheridan will be conducted strictly according to military reg ulations nnder the direction of General convention at represent ing ten railroad is in favor of nniiiltrainatiiiK of en gineers and Two traveling in were attaked liy Iliy killed three of he robbers and wonmltil but were fterward cailund and put to Oscar eloped with the yoaruld dauLhter the lute Henry a wealthy New York has been arrested at General Sheridan was resident of the Washington 1ark a iiiemlier of the George Thomas and of tho Illinois povnimmlery of the Loyal all of The stock of wheat in sight iu this coun ty and at the present time amounts to bushels and of corn to A year ago the stock ufrwhent was bushels aud ofcorn Tho rmpenr of is on hip way back to Kio du Juukro from The platform of Imiiana republicans declares for civil and local Canadian authoirties will take steps to prevent the further importation of Italian Prince Bismarck hriR expressed satisfaction with the result of the meeting between Em peror NYilliam and the The congressional committee which is investigating immigration evils heard the testimony of a factory girl who said Poles and are hired for a week to take the places of Citizens of pro secuted employers of the Meadville and Linesville railroad for running Sunday and the road is now prepairiug to move its depot two miles out of A company with a capital of baa been chartered at to engage in a general telegraph and tele phone with the re cently invented by Professor lilisha Grey ot Highland Resolutions welcoming Blaine home were adopted by the Indiana republican con vention amid great General Harrison in addressing the convention refer ed to Blaine as that great republican and great The Indiana republicans nominated Gen eral the representative of the First district of that state iu for Porter was placed in nomination but his name was withdrawn before the first Rev Ira Chase was nominated for lieutenant The river and harbor bill has been re turned to the president for iiual The iron mills of Bennett i were sold under mortgage at The steamer City of New having on hoard James arrived in New York The Hawaiian legislature has rednci d the standing army to sixtylive men and abol ished the The convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers held a secret session at Congress has been asked to aid the axneri ments for the development of the culture of raw silk hi Judge iu rendering a took occasion to deuoauce corporation wreckers in very positive A rich Chicago distiller has furnished a great social scandal by charging his wife infidelity and sueiug lor The duke of Marlborough and Sie widow Hammersly had the marriage ceremony per formed for them a third time in to make the match legally bind The republicans of Michigan renominated Governor Luce and all the present state offi cers except the attorney Electric wires crossed the telephone wires at and destroyed the tele phone service throughout the Herr Most testified before the immigra tion investigating He says there are two million anarchist sympathizers in the United moat of whom are Ger The finest business square in Chattanop was destroyed by entail ing a loss of Citizens who were re moving goods were caught by a falling wall and ten were The eldest daughter of the prince of Wales has found an eligible but an nouncement of the mutch ia postponed be cause parliament is not in a frame of mind to grant the usual FIFTIETH meet the expeusf in investigating Tho debate on the French spoliation claims was theu and tho house August reso lution on the secretary of the interior for information concerning his recent de cision in the JnilforxlMillor land af fecting the title to the Northern Pacific was agreed The senate then proceeded to the consid eration of the fisheries and a long debate A concurrent resolution was de claring that members of both houses will attend the funeral of General Sheridan on and as an act of respect to the memory of the when the houses adjourn on Friday it be to meet August reso Intion offered last Friday by Senator Ed calling on the attorney general for copies of correspondence between the de partments of justice and the supervisor of elections in the city of Euw was The senate then proceeded to the consid eration of the tishtries and was ad dressed by Senator Call in support of its A debate ensued upon the motion to post pone further consideration of the treaty and the senate adjourned without taking any ac tion upon the The senate bill was passed increasing to per mouth the rate of pension for total The house went into a committee of the whole on the appropriation and Townsend raised a of order against the section providing for a gun factory at Watrvlet and a donate Pending further discussion the house ad Central Mherldnns August will of the late Geueral dated May was today admitted to He left to his wife onethird of all his personal the same in lieu of To Kate his since de he left the hio homestead to revert to his Phil on fee All the rest of the property he leaves to his Sheridan and Linden his attorney in trust to recover for the maintenance and education of his four and if more than is the excess to be paid to his As each of his children shall reach the age of Ll years the trustees shall assign to such children its share in the es He gives the care and guardianship of liis children to his and names the as executrix and The petition that his personal estate con sists of household furni horse and and ifi00 in the house at and the indebtedness is not more than U Letters of testi mestary were granted granted Sheri Golonel Sheridan and Kent on bond of An Account of the August following derails been received of the massacre at Sagi neti The Abjssjans had as sembrd a force of four hundred with the intention of raiding the Arkike The Italian commander at hear ing of the intended sent 400 Bash ba under command of live Italian offic to try to surprise the Hebebs On the road the officers enlisted the services I surrounding the interior A GLOOMY THE LA6T Condition at the Cropn In Northwestern Iowa and Southern Siorrx August ad vices regarding the condition of the crops n Northwestern Iowa and Southern give a different picture from that which is drawn by the reports which are current in he In many of the important crops here is a gloomy outlook in both regions Wheat and all grains in northwest ern Iowa will yield less than a third of an average and in many counties rust has severely attacked wheat and oats and prob ably not more than onehalf the fields will be cut and the grain threshed Many of the farmers will cut oats only for rough feed for The fields that will be har vested will not produce more than a fraction of a fair The fields of grain which otherwise promised fairly good crops are twisted and trampled by the storms of the last few days so that there must be in any event great loss in the This is the real and it obtains to a greater or less extent up to the Minnesota state line or through three or four tiers of Passing to the southern part of Dakota there are considerable sections in which the same situation It is even worse in those sections than in northwestern because more wheat and grain are raised in the former than in the Many Dak farmers are too poor and have had high hopes of an abundant The corn which is the least damngeifof is slightly some sections in both southern Dakota abd northwestern Hail and wind which have been playing in the corn have also blown down and broken the Corn was not in good shape to resist the because the late spring was followed by hot weather and fre quent light These caused the roots to spread near to the instead of striking deep as usual so it did not a heavy wind to prostrate In the track of some of the storms of last week great fields have been leveled to the Extremely cold weather has en and Corn is maturing The crop was two weeks late to be gin All these these things enhance the peril from The last week there fore has put a new and less agreeable face on the crop outlook in this Before that time it was exceedingly Even now it is not to be understood disaster is im but that the reports which were sent out a week ago are to be taken with de New York to NEW August James Blaine started on liis homeward trip by the 11 oclock train on the Har lem He left the Grand Central depot promptly on time this The party consisted of and Walker Miss Miss Dodge and Colonel Blaine drove from the Fifth Avenue hotel reaching the depot ten minutes ahead of A large crowd had congregated on the sidewalk opposite the entrance to the depot and when Blaine stepped from his carriage a loud shout went up from the The ladies Qf the party had pre ceded him in two carriages and that in which Blaine rode also contained John of Cincinnati and James A passage was made through the mass of humanity and uncovering head Blaine smilingly passed into the depot The train was iu waiting and attached to the rear was the special car designed to carry the It was the observation car used by the president of the As Blaine ascended the platform a sea of faces of persons standing on the elevated railroad station biidge and on the balcouiea of the structure of 200 members of the Assaortin Sagiueti was reached on Wednesday last and it was found that Hebeb had been warned of their ap proach and intrenched his An attack was made by the Italian how they succeeded in carrying the But during the assault the Assaor tius proved and made an attack on the Italian The Bashe Bazonks be came panic stricken and were massacred while endeavoring to Forty Assaortins have been arrested and held as met his As he looked up the ulage and Blaine doffed his hat n recognition of the During the few minutes stay in the depot Blame leld an informal He was loudlv cheered as the train pulled out of the During the trip to Boston Blaiue will ieliver short addresses at the way His platform will be the rear of the observa Chinese prohibition bill was taken up and passed without a The seriate then proceeded to the consid eration of the fisheries Senator Evarts spoke in opposition to the and without transacting further business the senate A resolution was reported from the oom Colored AIiiHonR Visit August day with General Harrison and his household was one of comparative The generals correspondence occupied his attention much of the Iu tho afternoon the delegation of liiO colored members Con cordia commandery of Knights of from paid General Harrison a visit in their with la baud as they were en route to Louisville to atteuct the Knights Tem plar Their viit was necessa rily The General mid Harrison met them at tire door and in response to a brief congratulatory General Harri son cordially thanked them for their JUNCTION August nine years of was drowned in the river at this place at 11 oclock City Jrjilu iuiil Produce Alarket KANSAS August Tho Indicmnreports ON regular elovatora sines 7U tmafiela withdrawals bash ia Wviiig stock iu as reported to board of i ratio to 1 OiVi 2 rod wiijtnV Tuic 714o ashod 71lic ugked Septem 110 73 7io llOHN Kormptaat regnlar elevators sinoe last buslnUti bash iUork in as reported to the btmrd of tiiulo 2 co asked no ask d no as1 ic asked no bide nor offer ings tlm iiac iii offeriutfs 80o 2 20o 21o asked no offerings no bidw uor L X ouali aad no bids nor offer in FLO U U Market are for uuuatablished brands of new in car per half barrei iu saoks as follows XXi IB 11 Jl 40 tl 65 extra tl filititl 05 flOgW ouow Round sngar cured 13io per broukfast dresstd 9p salt K clour aides 88 2S rib 3D short 81 smoked 60 long til saort 24 Market M of creamery are large and tho uiurket Good dairy and store ptiuked are e ua ly puor Wo quote oream ory iu I7o g IBo 16o guod to store A part o the receipts of dairy and store packed lain con liwbt aud market firm at IWio perdozeu for strictly All eggs ehoola bo frena oandled before receipts fair market Htoady for fat choice hens at 13 00 per dozen 50 00 per dozoa So par tl per doZBii no demand spring tl 00 per dozen small chickens are The market ia overstocked with medium chickens and they are hard to dispose Kunsai City Livestock KANSAS Angast The Live Stock Indicator repocra Choice teurs and cows strung to 5o higher common to 60 common to 75 etockers and 6Qg3 grass range tl SO 8062 hearij Market puned for good strong to 5o or coimniii Good to 6 16Q 6 2ft common to head 190 Market was Good t3 OOfit W oomtupn Q choice A GIGANTIC and The General of the Army now Sleeplug Peacefully in Iteiiutlfnl Augntt rites for the dead were toriiy performed ac cording to the ordinances of tho Roman atholio for ihiliip Henry Sheri general of the army of the TJnitad and his body laid to in beautiful the city of tho soldier With a Rprig of plucked from a neigh boring holy water was sprinkled over the and the casket was lowered by the The regnlar burial ser beginning with t e canticle of Zach or the and ending with the chanting of de by the ohoir of Dominican brought the religious features of the obsequies to an The priests stood asirlp and remained in a zroup near the hwnd of the grave and every breath was hushed while the widow came a step and for one brief moment looked upon the casket which held her be loved As he turned away the other mourners in a body paid their tribute of love and and theu at a artillery fired a salute of seven teen the LoyBl Legion moverf up in a line and looked in upon the still uncovered and then The great hollow square now contained but one that of a stalwart cavalry who stood facing his bugle under his arm at the head of the There was a hoarse command at the d Eud passed on down the line of a rattle of a moment of expectation and then the simultaneous flash and roar of five hundrad Again and again the volloy was Then the bugler came to raised his bugle to his lips and Mew the signal for lights the military equivalent fur The tones were mellow and treuiiilouM at tho but with eacli succeeding shrill and com waking tirty reechoes from the surrounding banks of which came back to blend again with the long drawn wail at tho As the last echo wont and jnst as the shadow of tho towering buckeye foli across and cov ernd th grave as with a rmll the groups of living turned sileutly homeward and left the dead to his STATE TEXAS Miule in Hie Chicago Stock Yurtlrt on Nutive August experiments with Texas arc progressing at the stock July five muivo cattle were placed ill a pfn prt iuusly occupied by Texas They ipi to maintain their health and flesh till whon pymtouis of Texas fever began to be mani The next day one of mem An examination of the cattle showed the bladder filled with bloody the kidneys highly iuflaroed and and slightly nud the and stomach enlarged and Theee are unmis takable signs of LVxas Another experiment was commenced July Some native cattle were placed in a pen with ten At the end of a week the Texans were taken The object was to see if a weeks contact is enough to trans mit the The native cattle used in this experiment have not yet shown any symptoms of A change will hereafter probably be adopted iu the I an effort to raise matter of placing Texas cattle at the so that they will and their pens used for no other kind of Texas cattle themselves are never affected by the disease unless they are taken back to their native homo after being in the north BIX ruoi or While here they nyver betray symptoms of any The greatest danger is that natice stock cattle may contract the disease while in Texas and after being Bold and taken into the country spread the con TheLamber Interests of Mi Wisconsin Consolidated August de tails of one of the most gigantio trusts ever devised have just cprne to the surface in this It ib a combination of all tho prifioi pal lumber interests of Wisconsin and Min Red the rich lumber man who has already secured control of al of the pine lauds tributary to Chippewa and Menomouee rivers in is ai the head of the A short time ago he bought up the controlling interest of all the big lumber firms and pine lands owned in northern and now has absolute control of the lumber business in that sec He at the head of the Mississippi Logging whose headquarters is at Eau The company now is said to control about invested in lumber and fine and is backed by heavy capitalists of The company now owns aout feet of stumpage in and it is understood nearly as much more contracted for in Options have already been secured on alarge amount of Minnesota lands and agents of the syn dicate are scouring the country now to get all there It is known that the largest piue owner in has given on option on all the stumpage he A TEKR1BLK A Freight and Passenger Xruin Wrecked A Fireman Uurued to POST August eastbound freight on the Erie when a quarter of a mile west of at about 1 oclock this struck a lot of rocks which had been washed down on the track and the locomotive and four oars were wre Eu gineerFritz received a bad scalp Kire man Hagau sustained a scalp wound and had both urms and Conduotoi Fred burg was injured about the Express train was due at the time of the accident and the head brakeman got a lantern and tried to flag bnt and the engine crashed into a car loaded with horses and a baggage The mail and one day which were all thrown from the track down an eu bankment eighty feet from cnnght fire and were but not until all the passengers were Alexander New the fireman on the express was caught fast and burned to He said to a Tell my wife that I am oanght fast and cant get Soon after a sharp report was heard like that ot a pis and it was rumored that he had shot himself to keep from being Others that he had no Railroad President SAN August first vice president of the Southern Pacific railroad is lying seriously ill at from aggravated diabetia Great fears are enter tained of his His wife haa been summoned to his and will leave New York this evening by a special Swears to Have NEBRASKA August the man who was tarred and feath ered at a few days for attempted was in the oity last night and told his story to a crowd on the street He vowed he would cut the heart out of every one who took part in his When it became generally known that he was in town a committee waited upon him and advised him to leave U inside of forty He Sheridan With her August Oeneral Sheridan is staying with her General Backer and will not return to Jfan before end of the weeki Smith Center carried a proposition to vote in bonds to btiild a system of water A flftytwopouud catfish was caught at Arkansas the other with a hook and Independence Tribune woe the first to put new field corn on the He planted largely of an early variety and his crop is now and he thinks will yield from 30 to 35 bushels per Wallace WRB rejoHng last week over the passage in the senate of the house bill to provide for the disposal of the Port Wallace military reservation in Ki li This gives Wallace its town site and opens the resenvatiou to Concordia Enterprise Wheat IB yeilding about 20 bushels to the acre in Oloud county and ia of an excellent A roan who has followed threshing as a business for many years in Iowa and Kansas told us this week that he never saw anything so flue as the wheat and onts crop in Cloud county this Oats rtiti about fifty bushels to the machine and overweighs nearly a Meade Kepublioan We recently con versed with a number of the early set tlers of both eastern and central They narrated their experience in subdu ing the wild changing it from an arid waste to its present loveli and assured us tbat the trials and sufferings of those making homes in the present new country is nothing com pared with what theirs They hang you have fine country aud will soon realize u rich Lakin Pioneer Democrat In conver sation with prominent men like Hudson and we learn thut ti is matur ing to secure all of the available lands under the ditches in the vicinity of for the purpose of colonizing the drouth sufferers outside of irrigation in this where their honest toil will be rewarded and a future competence union labor candi date for spoke in ten or fifteen Kansas towns during the past two Independence Tribune Heat of lends as the champion grow er of From oneeighth of an aore he has sold 75G and fans more to The quality ia very Conoordia Empire Wheat ia yielding about twenty bushels to the acre in Cloud oonnty and is of an excellent Date run about fifty bushels to the machine andoverweigh nearly a Stockton News of Iowa brought to our office a few days ago a stalk of corn which measured nearly seven inches hi circum ference one foot above the Beeves says ha has lots of corn of that and expects a good Soandia Journal Master John a lad of 11 brought to our office a stalk of Rileys meas uring thirteen feet and three inches to the tip of the bearing two he lower one resting seven and a quarter feet above the Scott City News It is very encourag ing to see our farmers coming to town bringing their samples of roastin The recent rains have moistened the soil to a sufficient depth that the corn cane and broomcorn crops are At present the prospects for such is very encouraging and an aver agecrop will be McPherson Republican One great reason why the corn crop here does not stand the dry weather is the thick plant The best farmers in the eastern stiites plant only two grains to the In this country whatever the planter drops is the Sometimes as many as six stalks will be found growing in a Failure is to be pxpected under such Cawker City Times There is no use disgnsing the is too that the corn crop in this vicinity is done up by the dry There are many good fields of corn whi3h matured GENERAL STOCK AND by n chsnge of intellectual bf the but Terrible Struggle rt 1th a Mad August at the town of Hickory a bird dog owned by Samup Briuklfy went mad and rail among Brinkleys children in his two of Maude the oldest aged 17 ran out of the The dog sprang at She grasped the rabid animal with her hands and cried to the chil dren to run iato the house and shut the They did as she bade Meanwhile the dog had so turned its head as to be able to bite Miss Briukley nyou the When the children were all safe the brave girl threw the dog from her and ran toward the The dog sprang back at knocking her down and bit her on the inflicting a bad The dog then dashed bit all the killed several and returning attempted to get at the in the house by jump ing at the While the animal was at the front of the hone Miss Briukley got out of the rear door and went to the house of a neighbor for The dog was The wounds on Miss Blinkley and the chil dren were No could be Another TRscott August local paper Last night a detective told a reporter that the police expected to arrest the murderer of millionaire Amos within fortyeight Three days ago Inspector Bonfield left town and it was given out that he had gone to Colorado for A dispatch from Denver yes terday said he had arrived there in com pany with two Hie names ot the inspectors friends could not be obtained at police but a reporter learned that two had disappeared from the city at about the time the inspeclir Two weeks ago the inspector expressed con fidence that he would yet bring Tasoott to the and said that he had strong hopes of laying his hands on hisa before many At the same time he stated that Tascotts relatives had beea closely WHtched and if there was any communica tion betwe n them and the murderer the police would surely learn of The in spector also said he I elieved that Tascott was still on the continent and that he was hi lug mining district or on some remote cattle and moral qualify them for a higher civilization and The comity sent situation iu liioe county may be thus eurDmunzad ihe queetiou of building u now court house in lie ronnly has been agitated for some and in order to miike Lyons put up or shnt Sterling Diode for the pnr pose ot bringing Ijvnns to IB addition to the Sterling bus fora few circulating petitions in the nil of which have been quite liberally to call an election eettlet to his grave and important ques Every town ya the county has been convassed and the townships as and it is expected that an interesting time will be had Lyots is out in a remon strance and will make a fight to very death rather than surrender what is worth so much to Sterling is a strong competitor in this Phillips Freeman The men and boys of Logan have been making large kites for some but last week they made one that capped the This kite fourteen feet wide ana twentyone feet A few evenings ago it was successfully There was feet of inch rope attached to the kits and it required the united efforts of six or eight men to hold The kite line vas hitched to a heavy and Tim August mation has reached here that four of the Hatfield McCoy gang are working their way throngh the mountains of West Virginia to ward the Norfolk Western It is claimed that their intention is to luke a train at some point west of Boauokefor Washing and then proceed north where they will be beyond danger of The Roanoke officials have accurate descriptions of them and as the governor of Kentucky has of fered a reward of for it IB be lieved they will be They are des perate men and will not be taknu without a Revolutionary Proc amattouB August procla mations have been seized at the house of the anarchist leader who was arrested during the riots of on the occa sion of the funeral of General It ia rumored that the anarchists had secreted a thousand revolvers in the labor exchange and that the government prevented a rising by the seizure of the i Ruined tUe I August a practicing physician of this iwaa today summoned to attend a patient at Loves on the line of the Kipkuk Northwestern There being DO train for that point for several he embarked on a aud iwhen about half a mitea from and Iwithin 600 feet from the approaching due at he made a leap for landing safely in a mud while hia com the made an aerial flight and landed beyond reach of the The hurdygurdy was shattered into frag butthe with the expey tint oi a taw escaped seventeen men und boys piled upon it and the kite prilled the entire load a dis tance of twenty and np a grade ot two feet at Another attempt was made to tly the kite the next but after getting up a distance of about one hundred feet it suddenly dived down and was smashed to since which time the kite boom has beea on a steady and is still Stockton News A horrible iu every ooines from the extreme southwestern part of the which is unparelleled for John Milligan came to Walfou township about nine years with three leav ing his wife a helpless in an asylum in his now aged about fourteen has always had a clouded and for two or three years has been a perfect With no better accommodations than a Kansas homesteader oan boast and an eighteenyearold daughter for house the hus proven a great burden and for some months post it has been rumored in the neighborhood that Milliguu was uoj as careful of the boys condition as he might aud that his condition was indeed a caused firm exposure and lack of proper Kecontly on investigation was and this led to a warrant and the subsequent arrest of the The boy was found lying on the with clothes BO befouled and rugged as not to be fit even or a and so weak and reduced in flesh that he was entirely helpless and Eoaroely able to speak in an audible It is also said that at times the hands and feet of the boy were tied BO as to render him perfectly At this his hands and feet were his impover ished condition proving to be the beet ot A piece of crust given to the boy wns devoured as if by a starving The flies had been biting his oes and fingers uutil they were raw aud and a more pi table eight could not Junction Oity Republican The senate has increased the appropriation for Fort Eiley from to The contract will be let August 10th for the system of steam heating for the entire and early in September con tracts will be let for the construction ol a large mess two double sets of barracks and two double Bets ol officers One of the female horse thieves con fined in the Syracuse jail a column of poetry for the Principle apij has it is destroyed save the Well we raised a good crop of hay and fodder and with with what corn there we can manage to pull through iri pretty fair McPhersun Republican Two weeks ago the promise of the corn crop was the best we have hud for A few fields of early corn were made past The last hot weather has cooked most of the There is some coru tlmt will be a total failure and some that can hold out a few days But the general average will be only a email fraction of what was expected ten days Oberlin Farmer One of the most ex tensive farms in Eawlius county is owned by Patrick Flemming and hie They have acres hi and 360 acres acres in about 370 acres of which are in and they are fencing 480 acres to AH this land is being unproved forest end 200 fruit and ornamental trees were put out this They have thirty acres in thirty acres of small five acres of potatoes aud 280 acres of Arkansas City Travel Joe Nay tells a story of an eurraged It was in his cornfield and he attempted to drive it out but Finally he went after a neighbor and got several dogs after the bull but it took them all several hours to get him out of the corn field and then not before he had gored a large dog to After the dog was horned and his bowels were fallen out he made a lunge at his assailant but it was too late to accomplish The dog was gome to the Anthony Republican The wheat and oat arop is so immense in this county that it is going to take a long time to get it into A large number of new threshers have been bought this and there were a good many good machines owned ia the county previously but an intelligent and one whose judgment on this point is said to us a few days since that the grain iu stack in Harper county cannot possibly be threshed with the machinery now at work by the 1st of Another thing which will delay the bringing of grain to market is that the farmers are busy with their preparations for putting in their fall Pratt Republican Attention is called to tke matter of setd wheat by whose experience in the grain trade in Pratt county during the past two years enables him to say positively that it is necessary for the farmer to dis card soft varieties of and sow hard such as or its Nearly all the soft wheat that has been marketed thus far this season grades 3 and and sells at from 40 to 50 per bushel while hard or turk ey wheat grades mostly 2 and sells at 50 to 55 none grading less than The sand hills furn ish Lost year our best grades of soft wheat were from that This year one lot of 100 aares threshed out 620 The clay so far as Miller has is not the soil for soft two reasons advanced to prove this Either the wheat has lost its original strength or else it cannot withstand the chintz bug aud dry Chose County Republican Eli near Morgan went down into his well to dig it a little Just as he reached the bottom he asked to be hauled but before lie was gotten the top he relaxed bis hold and fell He had been overcome by the gas collected in the well and was dead before he could be brought Sterling Gazette The Sterling Syrup Works will commence the seasons work A preliminary will be made a few days It ie estimate that the food of one cow and 100 hens IB 20 cents per day on an As to which will prove the more profitable depends on the mode of Growing fodder is excellent for oowa that are kept unuer the soiling but the fodder will be more nutritions if allowed to grow and crop cat just when the ear begins to If the blackberry canes have not been topped no time should be lost in doing By topping them the canes become y and throw out thus more serviceable next Where the weeds hnve grown ap high er than the grass go over the field with mower eo as to cut down the setting the blade high enough in order to avoid cutting the youug The Ives seedling grape turns dark be fore it is ripe and is often sent to market as an early grape when it really doeB not ripen untill It stands the rot but is not a desirable A 2yearoldsteer requires inhisdaily to enable him to make an welldeveloped about one pound of fleshforming food to eight pounds of fat and and this is about the proportion iu which these two classes of nutrients are fouud in good timothy Not only should skim milk be warmed when it is fed to but it should also be warmed when it is fed to young The fact is that cold milk is jast about poison to the bowels of any young animal that it is fed Not only should it always be warm it is but it should invariably be In using or coal in an emulsion for destroying consid erable care should be to keep it thoroughly If allowed to stand even a few and water will separate and often considerable dam age will be the as the oil alone will injure the trees snd plants quite se riously if applied to Blackberries should be thoroughly worked as soon as the crop is It is a mistake to defer such work until the as the young cunes will not grow as well when gruss is in the An application of wood ashes will also be found benefinal to them and an other in the spring should also be j STOCK AND Add to the capacity of your farm by adding to the strength of the Many furms of fifty Korea produce more and are more eutilv culiivuted than other farms ot one hnadred If you can double the productiveness of your you will more than double its The Independence Tribune of August 1 says Raktins field of corn is almost hard enough to be The crop was planted just 100 days The ears are 8 to 9 inches He has also a smaller ripe enough to which wus planted 90 days Beloit Courier The truth may as well be We shall cot have our usual one hundred bushels of corn to the acre this owing to the prevalence of the very hot atmosphere tbat has escaped from Texas and the Indian Territory and the dearth of rau the past three this applies only to streaks in this Generally the county will have at least a half Syracuse Sentinel lives south of Kearney was ha the a few days with a load of fine which were raised on his Murtin has ninety acres under a good and says that by means of irrigation he is raising finest crop this year he ever He has three acres get in cabbage and a large area of garden What Martha is doing this year in the way of crop raising can be done by nearly every former iu Hnmiltou county if they would take hold of the irrigation question in earnest and never let up niitil they had ditches constructed Oity limes in having his well cleaned Pound a cluster or rather a rope of roots from a cottonwood tree entering the wall about eight feet from the surface and extending to the a distance of twentyfive The tree is sixteen feet from the The roots vary iii Bize from that ot a straw to coarse thread and combined form a rope abont six inches in It is a wonderful and is in this office for the inspection of the We have known of willow trees extend ing their rpots into wells and destroying but did not know of cottonwooda doing Olay Center Times The Manhattan Republic thus mentions a matter that hns long since been a sort of hobby with the Times Smith obtained hifl eeeel corn from Nebraska and end tlie crop is about He urges the importimoe of using northern By so two weeks can be Last those who planted early early in the secured fair aud this year if the western farmers who are now in despair over porn had planted the early iheyT have secured o It is ea pjsoially necessary that the farmers of western Kansas should change their By this time they should be conv vuised that success in agriculturecan secured only by early to corn only the early As plant lice invade or iigure a large class of not only among fruits but shrubs imd cure be taken to guard against them as thorougblyas Here is a remedy Six eggs beaten put in a common wider and one and a half pints of ooal oilj together and theu fill tip with Oare should be taken to keep well while This ctra be uwd rose bushes or it 1 whenever and wherever needed tp destroy j   

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