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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - August 20, 1902, Albert Lea, Minnesota
The Gillingham Bank tragedy a by John n. Raphael Tup loud toned clock of the girl Ingham Bank struck the Quarter and As the last beat sounded the watchman entered the managers Rotile turned on the electric Light threw a perfunctory glance round the apartment switched off the Light and went out. His Steps sounded on the Stone stairs leading Down to the vault. They passed tile room again live minutes later As he returned and died into silence As lie went Back to his armchair in the outer office. Hal past one sounded from the loud toned clock and Gillingham was fast asleep. A Man crawled out from under the managers table and stood for a moment in the darkness of the room. Ile went to the shutters and examined them closely and saw that they wore of one solid piece and fitted closely against the window then turned on the electric Light. The watchman might have been surprised if he had seen George Hardy in the Bank at this hour of the night though he would not have been alarmed for the Bank a safety. But then the watchman did not know that George Hardy and his Uncle the Bank manager had had a bitter quarrel that same morning. George had told his Uncle of his engagement to Netta Hardy and the manager had expressed with almost brutal plainness his Frank opinion of George Hardy a worthlessness and had told him that until he had proved his Power of earning sufficient Money to support his Cousin he should never marry her. That queer As it May sound was the reason for Young Hardy a presence in the Bank at this Midnight hour. George Hardy opened a lilt tie Chamois leather bag and took out a Complete set of burglars tools. As they Lay there upon the table they looked far More like the delicate in Artru intents of a dentist than like things which would presently Force the big Safe in tile Corner to Dos Gorge its treasure there were �30,-000 in Bank notes and As much or More in Bonds and shares to bearer in. That Safe and George Hardy knew it for he had seen his Uncle Jet them there. George Hardy also knew that a record of the numbers was some where in the Bank. A not that the numbers matter Mui he or will matter much when in be done a Hardy muttered. And lie placed a Small Square ease which looked like a hand camera upon the floor beside the Safe. The Little ease was heavy and when he had placed it by the Safe George Hardy stood looking at it for a moment. A it will aet ten minutes after i have wound it up a he said a and after those ten minutes nobody will know that anything is missing. The explosion will be put Down to an escape of Gas i shall be Back in my bedroom when it happens and tomorrow i leave for Australia. A few years passed in quiet there a Story of successful mining speculation and then George Hardy set to work. The details of the Safe breaking were soon Over. The Safe was an old fashioned one and the burglar s appliances were modern. Within a very Short time the big door swung noiselessly upon its hinges and the thief was selecting the notes braids and shares for which he had come. Ile stuffed its Booty into the Small handbag gathered up the filings of Metal from the carpet and threw them into the Safe pushed the door to and turned to the infernal machine. Before winding up the clock work attachment lie glanced at his watch. A not three of clock yet. In be been pretty Quick a he said. He Felt in his Waistcoat for the Little Flat passkey which had admitted him so easily into the managers Sanctum and dropped a tin spot of Oil on the wards. A once the machine is started i must lose no time in getting out a he muttered. Hardy sat Down in his uncles chair and thought his plans Over carefully. The explosion would leave no traces of a burglary. When it happened he would be in his bedroom in his uncles House and doubtless like his Uncle would Rush downstairs half dressed to learn what was the matter. His departure the next Day too. Would cause no suspicion for he had told Many people of his intention to go out to Australia and seek a Fortune which should permit him to come Back in a few years time and marry it would not take him two minutes to get out of the Bank and the explosion would destroy All traces of the numbers of ins Booty which lie could easily negotiate in Melbourne. He sat there thinking for a min Ute longer got up and walked across to the Small Black Case which he had put near the Safe. Although he Felt assured that nothing could go wrong his heart was thumping almost painfully. As he crossed the room he caught sight of his face in the looking Glass Over the mantelpiece and laughed to see How Pale it was. A and yet there s no real danger at least none for me a he said aloud. A a in a sorry for poor Watson Watson was Hie night watchman who was sleeping in the cushioned chair in the outer office. A poor beggar but the Bank will pension his widow if a and the thought of what was almost sure to happen stayed his hand a moment As it went out to the clockwork attachment of the infernal machine. The clock struck a Quarter to four. A a now a said George Hardy. And he wound up the attachment of the Little Black Case in the Corner by the Safe. Tick tick tick tick Ile gave a glance round him. Drew the pass key from his pocket took the bag containing the stolen Fortune in his hand and stopped Over to the door. Lie slipped the key into the lock and turned out the Light. A stick tick tick tick Hardy turned the key but lie found it stick a Little. Tick tick tick tick he pushed the key farther in the lock but it refused to turn. The Many a eyes widened in momentary terror. What if i failed to get out of the room nothing on Earth could Stop the machine in the Corner now. He could not even smash it for such an action would Only hasten the end which he now feared would come too soon. Tick tick tick tick Hardy struggled with the key again hut it rammed More tightly in the lock than Ever told perspiration poured Down his face in streams and he wrestled with the tiny passkey for his life. It was his life for which he was fighting and life now that it seemed so suddenly nearer its end had grown sweeter to him than it had Ever been before. Lie Shook the key in desperation. He then twisted his handkerchief into the ring of it made a Tourniquet of it with his Pencil Case and once More attempted to turn the lock but the ring of the key came right off in his hand and left the key itself sticking in the door. Tick tick tick tick All fear of possible discovery had left him now in this greater All absorbing terror and he shrieked aloud for help. But no help came. Watson the night watchman slumbered peacefully in the outer office. Mad with terror George Hardy hammered at the door. He Tore open High Little Chamois leather bag of gurgling implements and endeavoured to pick the key out from the lock or turn it. He could do neither. The Many a face grew horrible in its ghastly terror. He dropped his gurgling tools stepped Back from the door and laughed a Long loud crazy laugh which ended in a shriek of fear. Tick tick tick tick the burglars reason was fast leaving him. Tick tick remorselessly the clockwork of the machinery went on and every beat seemed like the throb of a huge Sledge Hammer on George Hardy a brain. He rushed to the window and tried to unfasten the shutters but they were securely locked and though the key to them was somewhere in the room As he fully knew he could not remember where the watchman had put it. He switched on the Light once More and t ried to think. L ick tick tick tick he could think of nothing but that Dull thud thudding which continued to beat on and on would go on until tile end came. The Bank robber sat Down on the floor beside his bag and Pat Ted with his right hand gently on the carpet in accompaniment to the ticking of the clock in the machine. Tick tick tick tick Hardy commenced to count the ticking. Perhaps he could burst open the door. He threw himself blindly at it and lacerated his head against the easing. A Little Stream of blood trickled from the broken skin upon his forehead. A but the door did not yield. Again and again lie hurled himself against the Portal but it was too stoutly made and resisted every Effort. Presently in one mad Rush he caught his foot in the bag and fell heavily to the ground. Tick tick tick tick and silence. The clerks when they arrived at the Bank the next morning found the broken Safe and the infernal machine with its Damp fuse beside it. George Hardy was sitting on the floor beside his open bag laughing childishly As he Tore up Bonds and banknotes crushed them in his hands and dabbed them at the Little wound upon his forehead to staunch a bleeding which had Long since ceased. The room door had been closed when they came to it but it was not locked although the broken key was in it answers. Fifty years after. A poem to the pioneers of Tho we St o Days of youth of love and truth of labor in the mine o vanished Days in times dim Bazemo Days of forty nine How feeling Burns As in Mary turns to those dear scenes of old. When pick in hand a fearless band we roamed the West for Gold from the solemn Snow crowned Rockies from the hills1 of Sante be from the Solo Recto leaping Down its Cactus bordered Way to the poppy glowing valleys by the Bay Saint Francis blessed every Hill and Dale bears witness of the men who a went out Over the thirsty desert toiled these Stalwart men end True Bea Cedirc to Gay the Star o ? Empire smiling downward from the Blue Quot Vest Arri. Westward Eva Westward Cill each Hillside and Ravine opened to them As the heavens opened to the florentine. Long years have fled those Gays Are dead but still their wealth is ours the Golden Grain on Mary a Plain the Orchards and the Bowers. The lowing herds the Bright plume Birds the Homes of peace us rest that Crown the soil won by the toil of Thos e who a went out a Robert Mackay in Success. To become a music Hall. Moulin Rouge famous purls landmark to undergo a great transformation. Another Well known Paris landmark is about to undergo transformation. This is the famous Moulin Bouge which is going to cease to be a Temple of terpsichore devoted to that form of dancing known in Paris As Cha hut and will be reconstructed As an up to Date music Hall. Of late years interest in the violent and ungraceful form of dancing practice at the Moulin Rouge has been diminishing and the former Bright particular stars of Tai Art have nearly All disappeared. Or the cold storage business. It is reported that the United Stales wants to buy Greenland. Can it be possible says the Chicago rec Ord Herald that the government is planning to go into the ice business calling in Africa. In Gaza land White ladies Are in Tike habit of travelling on the Hacks of cows. The Cook he wanted. Inexperienced but willing husband fails to Settle a vexatious household problem. In Gaza land the horse Street ear and automobile is usually a cow. The illustration shows a lady mounted for an airing or ready to make a polite Call. In the Melsetter District it is quite comme ii Faut to go visiting in this fashion. The lady on co whack is an american mrs. W. L. Thompson wife of or. When in inexpert need Man undertakes to Settle off hand the problems of housekeeping he is Likely to meet with difficulties. It is related in will Carlton a Magazine that a Boston Man determined to show his wife How very j easy it is to get Good servants if one goes about it properly. So one morning he Cut a number of addresses from the a situations wanted column of his favorite morning paper and started out in a cab to find the Ideal Cook. The first place mentioned in his Little Impromptu scrapbook was a narrow Iii tie House in a narrow Little Street from which a Cook had advertised for a position. He found the woman. And. After a few preliminary remark intended to convey an idea of his Broa mindedness and Good understanding of the general situation remarked genially though firmly a now. I am looking for a Good a sure and win did no Tye keep the wan that be had a exclaimed the woman. In irate tones. A Moi on lift yer House is Gerdav a mexicans adore her. Senora Porfirio Diaz. Jr., who maj a cum Pany her Fath or in Law to i Nile states. Poverty Isnit so bad after All it renders the doctors visits few and far Between. When president and mrs. Diaz of Mexico come to the United states for their Long promised tour they will by accompanied by their daughter in Law the popular Young wife of Bapt. Porfiro Diaz he is the Belle of the City of Mexico. She was Senorita in a on a calling expedition Thompson medical missionary at the Melsetter District station a of the american Board of foreign missions. The first Brick House in Gaza land was built at this station within the last decade. The Mission lands consisting of 24.ooo acres. High. Fertile and picturesque were Given to or. Thompson by Cecil Rhodes. That the property produces Good Corn is a self evident proposition in this photograph where a Long Row of ears Are Hung out for curing. Or. And mrs. Thompson recently visited this country bringing Many curios with them and a number of photographs showing their african lift. Among the latter few interested their friends Here so inure As this. Which show s How mrs. Thompson a most cultured gentle and refined lady. Accuse Foo Marks of blood. Union Solidi re left their Trull Frozen ground by almost shoeless feet. On a that Story of Jack Jeffers a said Sergt. Sam Grimshaw according to the Chicago inter Ocean a reminded me of Haynes and that Story of the March Down from wild Gat reminded me of another like it. After the Battle of missionary Ridge our division with others was ordered to Knoxville to Relie a Burnside. We were Long on ammunition and Short on rations and clothes but As the boys put it we marched so darned fast we had Little time to enjoy our misery. Anil we did no to feel any better when we Learned Only ten Miles from Knoxville that in Anc cared for that night by the to my Blue unionist. The boys were so overjoyed to find Haynes alive that they gave themselves away and made no attempt to conceal their identity. After making much of Haynes they brought the calf into Camp but the next Day the Farmer came Down proved his standing by Haynes identified the calf thieves and they were required to pay the owner five dollars the Captain lending them the Money. When they Learned How the old Farmer had treated Laynes they were not sorry they thought the calf was w Ort ii the remarkable experience. Our history of an Illia gift Veteran by Arrie a Bullet in Hilt brain. I springing suddenly on the guard. Comrade Jacob Miller of Braidwood 111. Had a most remarkable experience during i service with company a ninth Indiana and still carries a piece of Confederate Lead in his brain says tile National Tribune. Comrade Miller enlisted at Logan sport iud., in i Obi. His first Captain was. I. La Salle and his regiment was commanded by Robert Milroy. At the Battle of Chickamauga up tember 19, 1>63, while in the act of aiming Comrade Miller was struck by a Musket bail which penetrated the forehead and he fell backward and was left for dead. Comrade Miller recollects hearing his Captain say a it s no use to remove poor Miller for he is by the shot one of his eyes was in a a Sci out of its socket and the other was soon so swollen that he could be nothing. But he retained consciousness and crawled Forth from among the dead after Iii comrades had fallen Back. And made his Way to a Field Hospital. The next morning having a great dread of being taken prisoner he started out to make his Way to Chattanooga on it foot. He could univ see a few feet Burnside had licked Longstreet and ahead of him by holding open the lids Tome to All soft traces of life a mrs. Porfirio Diaz. Or. Louise Raigo a. And come from me of the most aristocratic families of Mexico. It is a Little Over a year ago Ince she married the presidents a from the first she has been a Leader of the capital society. She is dark eve i. And has an Olive skin and a wealth if Wavy Black hair. Lip to Cate Way of Journe my in this country. Get a calling in state on her african a n. Y. Herald. Tilt i it in it Ltd summer r a a a of. Fortunately it is not at All difficult to prepare As it i sure to prove a standing favorite. Mix in the double boiler a cupful and a half of St no g Coffee half a cupful of milk. To it it thirds of a cupful of sugar Quarter of a teaspoonful of Salt and a tablespoonful of granulated Gelatin Reserve half the sugar Kiel while tie other ingredients a heating beat this with the Yolks of three eggs into which stir the boiling mixture return to it the boiler and stir until it begins to thicken. Remove from the fir. Stir in the stiffened we Tes and half i teaspoonful of Vanilla Burn into a mild first dipped in ice water put aside and serve when Ive cold with Cream. That we Wen to ret Ira at once to Chat tame a. A we were Shorter than Ever on a i tons. And weighted Down with ammunition an going Back was worse than going for , w till the Prospect of a fight in front. But. Much to our i Relief we turned after we had re crossed the Clinch River into the Uon nes Auga Valley our brigade taking pose Quot Ion of a la Rye grit Mill. Volunteer Millers were called for and a a dozen responded la avy detachments i went int the farming districts m a. And gather All the wheat and Corn available. This a ground into flour and meal and bread Ami Corn pones anti Inker were flaked to take us Back to Chattanooga. W e remained at the null about a week Cating up nearly of the swollen Eye. Con Rad Miller walked As far a he could anti then Lav Down by the Road is him everything that a datable but p Tornado female loiter in London. It is said that 3s per cent. Of the habitual drunkards in London Aru women. Tailor finished gowns in Art linens resumed tile Mareb w till full at Lea to. A before we were two Dav s on the return Tup we were again so or. On rations and were comp lied to Rev it to parched Corn. We were Shorter than a or on clothes and a the a in de Ender and the weather was cold there was much suffering. Many of the boys had no shoes and the line of March of our brigade Cou d in traced by the blood a n the Rezen ground from almost shoeless feet. To save our Fet we made rough Mot Ca sins of blankets arid pieces of cloth i ing or made sole of two or tin be j thicknesses of cd the. And tied them on with string.-. Some of the bos Luk a Ever. Were Barefoot Ami swore tint 1 their feet got so Tough Ami a in i to. Could strike fire out of the Flinty roots along the Road. A but. Hard or not. The feet bled and As we could not fall out we let them bleed and plodded on. I Here was in a duration however to find the softest j spot on the Road or in the Field near the Road and this brings me to my mess mate. Haynes. One Day As we were passing through a piece of Timber land Haynes and others went about 20d Yards to. Our right into an j open Field that flanked the Timber. A j company of cavalry in Blue uniforms Rode in among the stragglers without exciting much attention until it was discovered the cavalrymen were confederates in Yankee dress. Many it of the stragglers made a Rush Back to our line of March but Hayne and a score of others were carried off As prisoners. A i he confederates hurried their prisoners off As quietly As possible three or four Miles to an old House in a sheep hollow or Gorge. Late in the evening they took All the prisoners away except Haynes and a unionist civilian who had been marching Back with our army. They bound the hands an ambulance Driver finding s ill breathing picked him up and put him n or ambulance in Tho pay which had la ii occupy i by a Comrade who had just died. In this Way Miller finally reached Chattanooga n it Epstein Law a 21, and there fell in with two members of his own company. Ai d with them crossed the River in la evening Aud staved All night with the company . At noon the next Day lie had his wound dressed fur the first time. Then he Drew rations and. Wit ii his comrades started Aero a the mountains to Bridge a it where they Arni september from Bridge it he Rode to Nashville lying on ills bark in a Box car. In Nashville his wound re Eivid its second dres ing. Mil res two comrades ent a tier to their Captain asking for Dexter in Tive lits for themselves and for Miller that they could draw Hir pay. The Captain answered enclosing the lists but added that he would mennonites in Kansas. Yearn Ako this i Ron Eroil sect tried to make an old world county in this country. Abandoned and falling into decay near the town of Hillsboro in Marion county kan., stands an old dutch Windmill built in i Quot to by the mennonite.-. Nearby i a settlement or a Dorf a of prosperous mennonite Farmers. The Mill once useful in the Economy of the Community is now the Home of owls and bats. Tho Weatherboard Are falling off. The wooden Cogwheel Are rotting a was and the doors gone. Its selection of cows. Prof. F. S. Cooler Points oat three phases that must be carefully considered. Cd. 7birt/. 4 the old Mill of 1871. Suc Ces it or is a team roller Miil not far away. The settlement i called Guadena. Meaning the a Valle of the Grace of it was regularly organized with a a do Ruscil who sat in judgment on the dispute of the settler. The courts or open to them but if they invoked them they were in peril it of expulsion from me Church. They tried to reproduce in Fri country the in Jair the a had left in Russia arum to establish Here the manners and custom of their ancestors. They succeeded fur awhile but the new generation that has been born there prefers the am rican Way of living of the Windmill and the patriarchs of the settlement Are All that is left of the original the ii of every family took Ico acre of land. In the beginning the tract of All were thrown together and Cut up into lot acre in this was to t v were Able to build the Borneo of together and farm the outlying Jar i. They made the a cd Orff three Miles Long. Ai d fronting it n a Road they built their houses. The Walls of their i noses were made f Clay and were eight feet thick. The roofs were made of a Blue tall gras which at tha time grew abundantly in tile bottomlands roundabout. A number r f the houses prettily whitewashed exit to Cay. By the Mot of the original habitat ins have been succeeded by wooden farmhouses. The a Ike gel by Iem has been almost abandoned. The mennonites a a or contracted the american a it of and the a Ike Meltem Neces it ated the concurrence of too Many persons in making deeds. The no purpose cow. She i i in Al idea be everywhere an injury to t ii i c attle As Ell ast hairy Boxness. There Are three phases to be considered in this choosing a cow said prof. S. F. Cooley at a recent Institute at the Massachusetts agricultural College. First i would select the cow As an individual without reference to antecedents and records. The most important indication of a Good cow is her udder. No cow can make much milk without a capacious udder. This is not measured so much by its vertical diameter a by its length As measured by the attachment to the body. It should extend Well Forward and far Back or upward Between the legs and should be wide at the same time but not necessarily pendulous. The next Point to be considered is the barrel. The cow must have a big body which is her workshop or Laboratory. Those features that indicate a Good breeder or Mother should come next. She should be wide through the hips and Large and Roomy in the Hind quarters. The fourth Point to be considered is the for quarters and Here she should be rather thin and Sharp of spare flesh loosely put together with Chin a Little Sharp. The neck should be Sharp and rather loosely put on tile shoulders and the head Long. Lastly should come tile superficial Points Sich As Good milk veins Escutcheon Fine hair and Loos skin. The udder barrel Pelvic Region fore quarters and superficial Points should be considered in this order but most buyers begin with the last and Seldom Geas far a the udder. The second phase of the selection has to do with the Pedigree. A Pedigree of the right sort should be a record of ancestry that includes animals of Superior Merit close up. The Mother of the now should be a Superior animal and of the Type which you wish to perpetuate. The Mother of the cows sire should be the same. If they Are mediocre you d n the Trio of tailor finished gowns pictures and description of which Are from the Washington Star one is in old Blue Linen one of those dim soft blues with the bodice and skirt in Fine tucks. These portions of the suit to accommodate the tucking Are in a Light weight Linen the coarse loosely Woven sort. The band trimming which is stitched with Black and the flounce Section of the Jupe is in a closer and heavier weave. Cut in a shaped pieces this forms a stylish shoulder and hip Yoke with straight biases capping the sleeves. Wider pointed bands outline the skirt flounce and a shaped Belt of Black Patent leather neatly girdles the Waist. The entire costume is unlined. Brown butchers Linen the heaviest used for costumes realizes the second Toilette. Which displays a bodice trimming of Black and Brown embroidery. The lower portion of the bodice of this in up and Down Box plaits with a tucked round the Jupe flounce and Yoke sleeves of the suit being of the Plain i Nen. A neck ruffle of Black silk Muslin is an effective detail with this costume which is also without lining. Mercerized Linen in a Dull artistic Green is the texture of the third dress. The Blouse bodice has Lengthwise tucks. Around the bust is a decoration of Diamond shaped pieces held Down by Small Black buttons. The sides and Back of the skirt Are also tucked. The apron Gore is Plain and the scant flounce is headed with a narrow line of Black needlework the High Collar band is likewise embroidered in Black and tucked at the upper portion the Bishop s sleeves puff into Plain wrist bands. Apropos of mercerized Linen which you know is a mixture of Linen and Cotton the smartest Wash petticoats of the hour Are being made of it. In the delicate colors this glistening weave has almost the look of silk and if the skirts Are made sufficiently full tucking and cheap Torchon laces will give them a very fetching air. The fullness is required by the fact that the imitation linens have but i gee body and in the scant shapes the skirts Slink unbecoming by. The Floun cing should All be Cut on the straight and heavily tucked. Another Good material for practical summer undershirts is Brown or Black Pongee. Cool As Cool these Are washing like handkerchiefs and emerging from the tub As Good As new. Only a girls purse. The Dainty receptacle contained variety of things almost equal to boys pocket. Poems and stories used to be written about the infinite variety of articles to be found in a boys pocket. Girls do not have pockets so much the worse for them but the things they Stow away in their pocketbooks would put a boy to the Blush says the Pittsburg dispatch. A girl emptied Ber purse the other Day. A i have to clean it out a she explained a every once in awhile just As i do my Bureau these Are some of the things that were in it two one Dol Lar Bills a 50-cent piece two quarters a five cent piece Lead and ten pennies a a a Lucky italian Coin a japanese a pocket piece a two receipts three Bills a parlor car Check four Street railway transfers five mutilated Stamps a Pencil stub matinee Coupon three keys newspaper clippings and a cleaners Check for gloves. That was not at All an unusual Case. Almost any girl can match it. Jacob Miller. Never have included one for Jacob Miller had it not been for the testimony of his two comrades who were with him. For the reason that he was sure that he had left Miller dead on the Field on Chickamauga. Indeed after the Battle Miller was reported dead by his Captain and his name was printed in the newspapers among the killed. Miller s friends in Indiana did not know he was alive until two months later. The army gorgeous feeling sure that Miller would die told him of these two and left them in charge they would not give him any More of one guard. During the night they pain by probing for the Bullet so it were permitted to go outside and was but in the wound until he went Hayne stooping Down worked his Home. Nine months after he was hands Loose caught up a club Anil. Wounded he arrived Home. Two sur springing suddenly on the guard. Go sons operated on him and succeeded knocked him Down. The refugee Fin in removing about one third of the shed the business and he and Haynes made a Bee line for the Tennessee River aiming to strike it just above Cleveland. A the refugee knew the country Well and where to find Union people. The Musket Ball. Seventeen years after he was shot he was cleaning his j wounds one Day when a piece of Lead dropped into the water. Comrade Miller has no memory for names but very vividly recalls All the first night they were hidden in a House Little details of How he was shot and which was searched Early the next How he was left for dead and finally morning from top to Bottom by con 1 crawled away from among the dead federate cavalry but the East ten and dying Nesse eans of those Days knew How to hide a fellow and Haynes and his four hn9lmnd&Quot old Soldier Friend were not found. The next night in a cd ii. Boyd marched away they were Lucky enough to get across i from his Illinois Home to i Quot it on 1he the River and worked their Day eau 1 Sile of the Union in the civil War he piously toward Chattanooga. In the left a Kivee thearic behind. When a meantime our brigade had marched his sweetheart had Back to the Camp on the North Chick moved with her parents to Missouri Amalga which we had occupied before i Aud As the sweetheart whose Maiden the no Pirp it Quot a cow is so much be the Mongrel d g or the barnyard fowl. Wither has any articular j Breed possibilities or capabilities j they exist because they Are the prod i nets of a Lazy careless system. They do no help their owner much but tend to discourage him with his life. The no pure it be cow is the product of indifferent systems of farming and it is an animal which is neither Good for milk nor beet. She is usually a Good feeder an excellent feeder in fact out not much of a producer. It is astonishing sometimes to know j where the food goes which she eats for it is converted into neither fat flesh nor milk. It must make Bone muscle or sinew for the flesh of the animal is generally Tough when eaten. Now the general purpose cow is a Moss or Type intermediate Between the beef and Dairy Type. This animal strictly speaking is the product of careful and Good Breeding and is not the outcome of Chance or Accident. She has been bred for a dual purpose and if she comes up to anticipations she is a Good Milker and a Good beef producer. While not As Good As the Best beef animal or the finest Dairy cows in producing flesh or milk she nevertheless possesses the ability to partake of each to a considerable degree. She is eminently adapted to the general Farmer who wishes milk and later a fat cow for the shambles with calves which will produce Good veal in a Short time from birth. It mar not be generally known but it is More difficult to raise such an animal than a typical beef or Dairy cow. The danger however comes in with the no purpose cow. In trying to secure a Good general purpose animal we May stumble upon the former. This should be avoided in every possible Way for a the investment would prove As unsatisfactory As any possibly could on the . P. Smith in Indiana Farmer. Good Type of yearling. Have a poor Pedigree to Start with. The farther Back you can go with Good animals the better the Pedigree. The next Point is uniformity and similarity of animals on both sides. In the selection of a Herd the third phase is to choose a few each year from among those cows you have and Weed them out. Selecting a few from outside Superior to those you propose to let go. To make selections in your own Herd it is necessary to keep a daily record and to make frequent tests of to e milk. Depose of those not making a satisfactory profit. At the Connecticut Experiment station it costs about $42 i a year to keep a cow. Here about $60. In order top a for this feed a cow must be capable of making 300 pounds of butter per year. The average of the Herd ought to lie 3.�0 pounds and 400 put funds is possible with care and selection. Too Many Farmers Don t know which cows Are making a profit and which a loss. Tubercular Bacilli. Martyr to inoculation theory prove that they t an be Tran a Nii Ted from conc to 31-n. Name was Carter never again heard from her Soldier Lover she decided he was dead or had forgotten her and married. Her first husband died the Battle of missionary Ridge. The Day after our arrival Bob Lou and Dave made a scout up the Creek about eight Miles and located a calf which they intended to return for that night and she married another and when Cut its Throat and carry the carcass her second died she married another quietly into Camp. A this was the plan but it did no to work. The boys came to Camp went Back at night and found the calf in a pen. But when one of them jumped in to Cut the calf a Throat without making any noise the Little beast set up such a bleating that the Farmer came out and ordered the boys off. They Wold him to go to blazes when he declared that he had a guard and would lend him out. Dave thought this was a Bluff and had just killed the calf when the guard came out and ordered that nothing on the place be touched. A no sooner had the guard spoken than the boys recognized the voice a that of Haynes it who had been taken named Norton who also died. Boyd also married once and his wife died. A few years ago these former sweethearts both now grown Gray met in Carthage for the first time since lie marched away a Brave Young Soldier in Uncle same a Blue. Recognition on both sides was instant. The next Day they went before Justice Claude Berry at Carthage and were married. A this is not the first time i have been married a remarked the patriotic and experienced Bride to the Justice after the knot had been securely tied a i have been married four times and every Man who has been my husband has been an old City journal care of tile Blackberry. Hie Blackberry Patch is often a source of disappointment to those who do not understand the nature of the Plant. The average beginner considers it very important to encourage the growth of As Many new canes As possible for the following seasons bearing. This tends to weaken the Parent roots at the expense of the fruit. Only a few new canes should be allowed to grow to each Plant during the season. Select those most Thrifty in appearance and Cut All the rest out. When they become weakened from Lack of pruning or cultivation apply a top dressing of Well a tend Lien manure or Hardwood ashes. Cultivate if location of Patch will permit and if not mulch . B. Barrett in epitomise. Keep Tufi stuck out of the Orchard. The announcement made by or. Koch the famous German Bacteriol Ogist at the London tuberculosis Congress that human beings could not be inoculated with tubercular Bacilli from animals was naturally received with much incredulity by physicians in All parts of the world. It was Well known at the time that prof. Koch a conclusions were based upon experiments upon the lower a animals which appeared to indicate that animals could not contract consumption from human be nos. With out having made any experiments i upon human beings at the time he boldly concluded that the reverse of the proposition was also True that human beings could not contract tuberculosis from Anima s. To prove the truthfulness or falsity of this deduction it was manifestly necessary to inoculate a human being with the tubercular Bacilli from a lower animal. To test the theory of or. Koch a Young woman of Brooklyn less than a year ago submitted to inoculation with Bovine Bacilli of consumption by a Well known physician of that City who not Only desired to prove the incorrectness of or. Koch a Contention but to demonstrate that consumption in its earlier stages could in cured by inhalation of a medicate i air. The woman soon developed All the symptoms of genuine tuberculosis and never enjoyed Good health at any time after being inoculated. She finally died a Martyr to the Koch theory of inoculation although her death by no Means Demor started the insurability of consumption. The result of the Experiment without any reference to its ethical aspects is important and must have a far reaching influence upon state and municipal authorities Iii their efforts to prevent the Sale of milk or meat from cows affected with t Iber Culosio. A Chicago record Herald. Improving butter flavor. How natural it is for a butter maker to attribute the cause of a poor Batch of butter to the feed the cows get or the ancient condition of the milk we Are too much inclined to blame poor old a a bring or the food for flavors which we Are responsible for. If we take the Cream in band immediately after separating use a Good starter or controller As prof. Mckay terms it instead of allowing it to sour we can improve the finished product several Points on Slater it. Creamery journal
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