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  2. FARM NOTES.

    Best feed for colts is clean, sweet, early rut hay, crushed oats, coarse wheat bran, a little linseed meal, and a few carrots each day. ...

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  3. THE NEW FRANCE

    The policy of this country where foreign Powers are concerned is not dictated by public opinion, but it is more dependent upon public opinion ...

    Article : 1,828 words
  4. THE POETRY OF GOLF

    It may not have struck the average golfer in this light, but, if we are to speak of the poetry of motion, what can lay better claim to ...

    Article : 1,285 words
  5. THE WIDE WORLD.

    Japanese ten, says an official report at Tokio, is now being extensively imitated at Ceylon. In Johannesburg a "White League" ...

    Article : 77 words
  6. BEES IN THE ORCHARD.

    We have recently been giving the honey bee such a bad record that it is with great pleasure that I turn to another phase of this subject, said Mr B. ...

    Article : 729 words
  7. BROAD BEANS AND PIGS.

    Mr John Jacobs, of Glencoe, Coolanon, New South Wales, writes as follows:—"Being an old subscriber, I have read a lot in your columns re pig ...

    Article : 203 words
  8. England's Naval Power.

    In the same proportion as England is powerful on the sea she is powerless on land. Against the English naval force the combined naval strength of Russia. ...

    Article : 78 words
  9. CURING BACON.

    Describing the system of curing bacon in operation at Hawkesbury Agricultural College, 'Mr George Daly says:—"In dry curing the bacon is ...

    Article : 289 words
  10. Active Octogenarians.

    "Men and Women" points out to-day that Baron Brampton is as devoted to the law as ever, and travels much; Sir William Howard Russell keeps a ...

    Article : 116 words
  11. Taking It Easy.

    Baron Ortliet celebrated his tenth anniversary of lying in bed the other day in St. Petersburg. He is perfectly healthy, but has not worn anything but ...

    Article : 125 words
  12. He Was an Elector.

    An amusing story, which may or may not" be true—probably not—is being told of Air Labouchere. He arrived lately at a hotel in a Continental town, ...

    Article : 110 words
  13. "BRINE CURING.

    "Two pounds of Liverpool salt are dissolved in every gallon of water. The liquid is then strong enough to float an egg or a potato. To every gallon of ...

    Article : 616 words
  14. DIPLOMATIC CLOTHES

    "All this talk about Ambassador M'Cormick and his gorgeous attire at a St. Petersburg court function is being seized upon with avidity by the ...

    Article : 359 words
  15. The Humberts' Debts.

    Two accountants charged to examine the claims of the creditors of Mime. Humbert have estimated the total at no less than L4,000,000 sterling. Frederic Humbert, ...

    Article : 129 words
  16. Taking of Rats.

    Apropos of a natural history tale concerning a brood of chicken-rats at Thornton Heath, a correspondent sends us the following cutting from ...

    Article : 129 words
  17. FERNANDO PO

    Reuter's representative reports an interview with Lieutenant Boyd Alexander, Rifle Brigade, who has just reached England on the conclusion of an ...

    Article : 407 words
  18. Dance Yourself Free From Germs.

    Doctors have always been in favor of a moderate indulgence in the fascinating evolutions of the dance, but have hitherto described its beneficial effects to the ...

    Article : 144 words
  19. FAMINE IN FINLAND

    The American expedition organised by Dr. Louis Klopsch, of the "New York Christian Herald," for the relief of the famine in Finland, arrived at ...

    Article : 231 words
  20. The Careful Wasp.

    A story of haw one wasp, cared for another that had been injured is told by a gentleman, who, while reading the newspaper, felt bothered by the buzzing of a ...

    Article : 170 words
  21. TRAIN BLOCKED BY GRASSHOPPERS.

    The editor of the French paper "Journal de Djibouti," who has just returned from Dire-Daouah, recounts an extraordinary adventure which occurred to the ...

    Article : 272 words
  22. THE INVISIBLE RIFLEMAN

    Early in the South African war we gave particulars of an invention whereby a rifleman could fire his weapon accurately from behind a bank without himself ...

    Article : 225 words
  23. Strange Freak of Memory.

    A young man who had come direct from Amsterdam married an English girl,. and for 50 years spoke nothing but English. So completely had he forgotten his ...

    Article : 206 words
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    The "Czas," published in Poland, writes:—In these days of mediocrity and petty strivings which characterise international politics, the deeds and the ...

    Article : 156 words
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