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r LIFE IN HADRAMAUT. A n O ld W o r ld C ivilized C o u n try T b a t is A lm o s t U n k n o w n . It seems scarcely credible that there should have remained almost unknown to this day, a country of the old world, which is so well civilized that it possess- ------ : ---------- j - j ------- 3 lation. published in ill but unknown, >y the writer den Berg, a _e 5 por­ tion of the cost of Southern Arabia marked “Hadramaut, ”or ‘ ‘Hadhramaut, ” but they give scarcely any hint, eii' in their maps or in” their text, It is, by the account given by the of this volume, Mr. Vi remarkable country. Most of the atlases have a larg JLXicalXWC:iA JLACiLiXnUlULity VTA JA.a>UAlAt»JUliVlAU^ but they give scarcely any hint, either in their maps or in” their text, of the things that are to be found in that re­ gion. Its inhabitants are neither nomads nor barbarians; most live towns; and places of 6,000 inhabita and upwards are counted by the doz The people are Arabs of the pur type, and call themselves “Arab-Ariba” —the Arabs of the Arabs. It is not, perhaps,>erhaps, i that their so much a matter of wonder kheir land has been practically un known, since they have heretofore al­ lowed few foreigners to enter it, and now allow none to remain there. Though the country is subject to Turkey, the authority is actually exercised by the chiefs of the local tribes or clans. The country is much like Europe in the Middle Ages—except for the fact that education is more widely-spread, and the intellectual atmosphere super­ ior to thatbf the mediaeval Europe. The climate is healthy, though in summer often very hot, especially on oast. The iple and h< pork, liqi ^ __ are scrupulously clean in their habits. There is no polygamy, and women are much better treated than in most Mo­ hammedan countries. Primary and secondary schools are numerous, and at Saioum there is a college, c e le b rated all over Arabia, where poor students are not only taught, but lodged and boarded free. One thing which iei quite remarkable is the exceeding cheapness of living in Hadraumaut. A single man may live there very well for a little over forty dollars a ’ of the window, would be one hundred dollars a year. An entire Arab family untered, lived “very fashionably upon three hundred and seventy-fiv dollars a year. Civilization is no new thing with the Q^ramauters. From the ^remotest ■ times, they have been a people acquaint­ ed With the arts and letters. But they have kept much to themselves, and are exceedingly jealous of foreign infia • Though they live happily at home, for the most part, the Hadramauters have become sufficiently crowded to feel the pressure to emigrate, and many of them have removed to the islands of the Indian archipelago—Java, Sumatra, Madura and others. They have carried thither the cultivation of coffee, which is one of their home occupations, and have thus made possible the immense coffee-gi’owing industry of Java. The climate of the Malay Archipelago works upon the Hadramauters, so ex­ clusive at home, a marked change in the their way of life. They have in the is.- lands of the Archipelago, too, a reputa­ tion for quarrelsomeness and dishonesty in trade. They do not, however, forget their families at home, and consider it a duty which they cannot escape to maintain their poor relations in their Arabian Fatherland. They also preserve their sobriety and their profound respect for knowledge.— Youth’s Companion, The Ashantees and other Afr ican tribes smoke them and eat them aa daily food all the year round. In Algeria in the markets large heaps of snails are sold by the bushel and hundred ns an article of food. Vendors hawk them in the streets of Cairo. In modern Borne fresh gathered snails are hawked by women from door to door, and the hot er boiled in thei city the l)er of bas­ ils,, waiting for them CO be thrown into a large iron pot sus­ pended over a fire made between four stones. Herbs and love-apples (to- when done the the savory concoction she or he gives utfcer- matoes) are added, and broth is retailed to the expectant by­ ladles standers. As the out the ance to trade cries. Altogether the scene to an American, is suggestive of the hawkers of “hot-corn.” Age at Which Bees Gather Honey. Many seem to suppose, says our Scotch contemporary, the Farming World, that the bee is capable of going to the fields to gather honey as soon as hatched, or in three or four days at least; but some facts prove that they do not do so. Bees may be forced to go- into the fields for pollen and honey at the age of from four to six days; but when the cojony is in a normal condi­ tion, as it always should be, to store honey to the best advantage, the bee is 16 days old before it gathers honey. If we take combs of bees just hatching, and place them in a hive without any bees, as is frequently done to introduce icause there are none of an older age to go; but this does hot prove thafc the bees of that age usually do so, any more than the experiment of feeding 20 pounds of honey to bees con­ fined to the hives before one pound of wax is produced, proves that it always takes 20 pounds of honey to produce one pound of comb. I have conducted two experiments Qce I kept bees, to ascertain the age at hich they first gather honey; and ns each proves the same,, I believe sixteen days to be the time when the bee brings her fitst load of honey, when the colony is in a normal condition. About the middle of June a black queen is re­ moved, and an Italian intrpduced in her place. The date was kept re­ garding the time when the first black bee hatched, and when the first Italian emerged fro*” ^— i..*— was watchec The Bucking Broncho’s Ficturesqueness. Some years ago I drove up to a stage station in the San Pedro Valley in Ari­ zona, and the Mexican stock tender had had a hard lime in rounding up his stage stock. His herd pony had been run until, as he stood there under the shade of a brush corral, covered with foam and dust, gasping occasionally as though it was his Iwt, I felt sure I should see him die before I left tlie station. I was afterwards told by the stage boss in a bluff, matter-of-course way, in answer to my inquiry, that he had ‘pulled through all right; you can’t kill those critters;’ and now I am per- superior. The Tope' which should never be applied to that motion in any other breed of horses. I have watched a herd of cow-ponies being driven over the prairie where the adula­ tions of the backs in the moving throng were as regular and easy as the rise and fall of watery waves. The fox-trot, which is the habitual gait of all plains­ men, cowboys and Indians, is easily cultivated in him, and his light supple frame accommodates itself naturally to the motion. lerged from the cell. Then the hive s watched, and not an Italian was seen at the entrance till the sixth day, while none were noticed on the wing, marking their location, till the eighth day, when, at 2 p. m.„ quite a few came out for a “play-spell,” as it is termed. Every pleasant day, the number of Ital­ ians at these play-spellls increased, but none were seen out of the hive at *\»uy other time till the sixteenth day after the first Italian hatched. At this time a few came in with pollen and honey, commencing at about 10 a. m. After this, the number of Italian honey gath­ erers increased, while tne nnm”ber of black ones decreased, until, on the for­ ty-fifth day after the last black bee was iiatched, when not a black bee was to be found in or about the hives. If the above is correct, and I believe it is, it will be seen that the ORgs for our honey gatherers musti be laid by the queen at least thirty-seven days before our main honey-harvest if we would get the best results from our bees, as it takes twenty-one days from the time the eggs are laid, to the time when the bee emerges from the cell, and this added to the sixteen, makes the thirty-seven days. To be sure, the bees, from the time they are three days old, help to perform the labors in the hive, such as building comb, feeding the Inrvse, evaporating nectar, etc., hence are of much value the honey harvest is of little le motion. This particular American horse lays aim to another quality, which in my estimation is not least, and that is his wonderful ;^icturesqueness. He graces the Western landscape, not because he reminds us of the equine ideal, but l>e- cause he comes of the soil and has borne the heat and burden and the vicissitudes of all that pale of romance which will cling about the Western frontier. As we see him hitched to the ----------- 1 - ^ living plough or the wagon he seei protest against utilitarianism; but, like:e hisis reded master,aster, hee willill notot go. • thehe Spanish < h r m h w n go. • He 8 borne the Moor, t Spau queror, the red Indian, the mountain q u t^ r u r , iiut? r c u xuuauu ^ x u u u u v c iiu man and the vaquero through all the glories of their carjeers, but they will soon be gone, with all their heritage of gallant deeds. The pony must meekly enter the new regime. Be must wear the collar of the new civilization and earn his oats by the sweat of his flank. There are no more -worlds for him to conquer; now he must till the ground.— N. Y. Graphic. . DIFFICULT TO TELL. Passenger (train just passing out of a tunnel)—What a peculiarly sour expres­ sion that young l ^ y ahead h a s! Companion—Yes; she’s evidently because the young man with her kissed her coming through the tunnel, or may be she is mad b^u s e \ he didn’t kiss her,— Epoch, A R a d i c a l C a r e fo r E p i l e p t i c F i t e . To the E d ito r —Vltast) in fo rm y o u r read e r s th a t I hav e a positive rem e d y f o r t h e above n a m e d disease w h ich II w aa rr rr aa nn tt too c uu rr ee thh ee w t c t Iff is my faith in its vir- fr re ee e a samam pp lele b oo ttlettle ann dd worst cases. So stronff . tn e s th a t I w ill s e n d f a s b a valuable treatise to iny sufferer who will ff ive m e h is P O. i^d Exprdie address. Resp'Vi H.G. ROOT. M. a . Fea« S t.. » w Yori A ^igh-handed proceeding—Setting a town F r o m R e p u b lican H e a d e u a r t e m . M obaaua . N. Y., May 5, 1887.—0. F. W ood ­ w a r d : I have been using Kemp’s Balsam and I find it very effectual in relieving a cough with which I have been afflicted of late. O-v druggists tell me they sell more of this than an y other cough remedy. I can c h e e r f u lly recom­ mend it. Yours Truly, J. J. P e a s e , Editor Re­ publican. A t all druggists’. Large bottles, 50e o f life a r e b e t t e r th a n T h e u p s an d dow n s b e in g dow n all th e tin r you are not healthy, read the Eureka advertisement. Fo» S peoial Bates fop advertisiag in this paper apply to the pubUsher of the paper. D a . S U A C o b s o n , “^ONCE CURED WO RELAPSE. Oils^lnal Stateie&t, 1882. B s n s w s d H e v ., 1886. Mr. a. B. Krl*. Tower lill,AppomattozCo.,Va., srrit«s: \Had ac«t« rhen- ■wtim • o v e r a l years; c r e w w o r s t : tBiuent BhyaSelaBt attended me; had q^aimt; ae rtUef; not axpteUd to Uve for hoart; rtthbtd.all over with St. Jacobs Oil; first appllca- UoB rtliertd; atcoad rs- moTcd p a i n ; ccntlnatd aso cored me; ao relapse ia foor years; do ae much work as ever.’* original Statement, 188L Reaewed Hov. S, X8S8. Ur. Jao. H. Wall, Bid B. dtk St., S. BostOB, Mass.: \Boffered acute pains S months in both knees; b a d co u ld n o t f o 8 «p stairs. Applied ft. Ja­ cobi Oil at night; aneh relieved in the saomlng. Tried i t ageln; pain final­ ly left me entirely. Z have had no return • IT BRHOaXBTS A1 E CHARLES A. Diamond Vera-Cura F O R D Y S P E P S IA A2fD a l ; idipeBtion, F O R D Y S P E P S I A . X L STOMACH TBOUBLES SUCH AS i,NauFea,Gid' Dufh and dissKJ*;— trvousnesB and Low Spirits. iggisis ' nd Dealers or~setU by m a il on re­ ceipt 0/2 6 rts. (5 boxes »1.C0) in stamps. Sample sent on receipt of'Jrcent s t a m p , ___ The Charles k. VoQeler Co., Baltimore, M eay P iso’s Cure for Con- sum ption is THE BEST for keeping the voice clear. 25 cents. ICATARRH G R A T E F U L -C O M F O R T IN G . EPPS’S COCOA BR E A KFA S T . edge of the natural laws s of digestion and nutrl- _nough to r e sist every“ tendency to d isuse, • • dreds o f subtle m alsdies a re floating around u s xpady to attack wherever there is a weak p o in t We may escape m a n y a fatal shaft by keeping ourselves/well fortified w ith p u re blood and a properly nourished frame.”—C irif Service Gazette. „ ' ---------- vithbom n g w i PEERIESS DYES srtides. Cat’Igne <, L ockport, N.Yi RflT 11 hlresthomeandmakemoreraoneyworklnjrrornelhSB Oval Bax* 3 4 1 rouael. 14 le Romedy. BfFEVERl {Ely’s Cream Bajmj COLDINIEAD ELY BEOS., scW arrenSt..3I.T.- IOON’T§ir.S\i ■ Heel. Buy a pair of A lo r to n ’a I C o u n ter and Ifeei Stiaetiers ■ from y our .dealer, or send 2 5 c . ■ in stamps and receive a pair by ■ iiinil. W e g u a r a n t e e , t h e m to ■keep the Heel straight. Made of ■ sheet steel, nicely jaiauued. all nsizeses foror ladadies’, ies’. Children’s ' f L C ill’s “wear. Give and IF O R T H E B L O O D . C a t a r r h C u r e d . i, a f t e r y ___ _______ C a t a r r h , a n d v a in ly trjing every knoAvn remedy, a t last found a p r e s c r ip tio n w liich c o m p letely c u r e d a n d s a v e d oim from death. Any sufferer from this dread- fu l d isease sen d in g a self-ad d ressed staih p e d envelope to P r o f . J . A . L a w ren c e , 88 W a n en 8L, N. Y., will receive the recipe free of. charge. “ Your laundress appears to be very old,’ “ Yea; she belongs to the iron age.” When Mrs. W. A. Brown feels n headache approaching, she has lecearned el it surely by taking one Eoreki repel it surt See a d v e r tii nervous l t o Baining cats and dogs is surely j than hailing strangers. ■ • Eureka! You will find it ‘advertised in an- ttlier column. SNAILS AS FOOD. S p e c ially R e a r e d in F r a n c e an d O tb e r L a n d s f o r t h e Table. Something like 90,000 pounds* of snails are sent up daily to the Paris markets from the gardens of Poiton, Burgundy, Champagne and Provence, where they are specially reared for this purpose, the natural delicate flavor of their flesh being improved by feeding them on beds of aromatic herbs. It is hey also take very hiich rank os a nutritious food, and from the time of the ancient Romans downward have l^en regarded as excellent in consump­ tion and “ weakness” of the chest. Ac­ cording to Payen they contain 70 per cent, of water, 16 per cent, of nitrogen, 1 per cent, of fat, 2. per cent of salts and 5 per cent.of undetermined matter. Dr. Ebrard, a French authority, who has made the snail his special study,declares that the weight of meat represented by the snails sold amounts to that found on cutting up a whole flock of calves and young heifers. He estimates the month­ ly consumption of snails in Paris at half - “ ^llion. Th 5 vineyard centimes to three franc.s fifty cen­ times per 100, while those from the heoges, woods and forests bring only two francs to two francs fifty centimes. The proprietor of one snailery in the vicinity of Dijon is said to net over 7,000 francs annually. The snail is reared and fattened with great care in some cantons of Switzerland as an article of luxury, and is exported in a pickled state. It is also eaten as a relish and nutritions ar­ ticle of food in Austria, Spain, Italy and in some sections of the United States. Carp Culture a Success. The experiment made some five or six years ago Rowing German carp as a food fish in American waters has turned out a great success and the cultivation of.. that fish has taken its place among the fish industries of the country. In the vicinity of this city and along the coast front where there are so many fine fish to obtain, the carp will never be sought for to any great extent, but to. inland cities and the Western country it is a Its flesh is excell nt though not as sweet and fine grained as that of some of the native salt and fresh water fish. It will live in sluggish water and in pounds where nothing but catfish and frogs are found. It is prolific and a grower. In Texas in five years’ carp grew to weigh 10 pounds, , - ---- ---------------- o from four to seven pounds; are now being sh is homely to look at ra'^d time a carp grew to weigh 10 pound and in ponds in this section stocked foi and five years ago, cairp weighing froi taken. The fish is homely to look al and is sluggish in its movements. In the Western ponds and lakes au( such rivers as the Missouri and Missis sippi. they will increase rapidly and in a short time prove a staple fish product. As a game fish the cairp is at the lower end of the list .—JVmp York Times. Eating With the Fingers. The nations which still oat with the fingers defend the practise on the ground of cleanliness. A Malay gentle- m.an regards the use of a fork much as we would think of thei use of a borrowed tooth-pick. He is troubled by the re­ flection tliafit has been in other mouths and that some lazy servant may have neglected to wash it properly. Tlie care of his fingers are in liis own charge, and h« knows that they are clean and that they have never been in any one’s else month .—Popular Science Monthlv. A p r e tty g irl d o n ’t object “to - reflectionB on heraelf w h e n th e y com e f r o m a. looking-glass. Bronchitis is cured by frequent small doses o f P iso’s C u re f o r C o n s tu n p tio n .. I t doesn’t h a r t, a m issio n a ry .to b e sh o t in liistrwts. . __________ For severf is no reme< Eureka estim ation is invaluable ok a | Our baby , w hen two m o n thaold, was at­ tacked w ith Scrofula, which for a I ount tim e destroyed h e r c>'«sitfht e n tirely and caused UK to despair o f h er life. The doctors failed to relieve her, and we yzve Swift’s Specific, which soon cured her eutlrely,and she is now hale and hearty. ^ E. V. D elk , an ray danghter-Sweil- gave her as wondor- THE swirr spEciFir'v.^.. _________ Drawer 9. Ationto, Go. Beat estate transfers—^Boys throwing mud it each oth r. If afflicted with sore eyes use Dr. Isaac Thomp ■on’s Eye-Water- DruKidBts sell 55c. per bottle What’s the matter with a howling .mob? It’B all riot. L a s t W i n t e r 1 was troubled so- badly w ith rheum atism In my rtsh t s houlder and joints of ray ley os n o t to lie abl* to walk, I took Hood's Sarsaparilla, and ndw Xdohif feel any aches or pains anywhere, and it notvpnly »1 any aches o r pains anywhere, an d i t notvs Stopped tho soreness in my shoulders a n d joints. I make# me feel as lively aa a ten-year-old boy. 1 s«U nawspapers riKht in THE XIDDIZ o r THE STHIIKT, OBdatandir* on the cold stones a in’t no picnic, l e a n tell you. And if Hood’s Sarsaparilla cured mo it cer­ tainly ou^ht to be (food for those people who don’t stand on the w ld stones, I can be seen every day in the year at corner Tompkins and DeKolb Avenues. W. W. H owakd , Brooklyn, N. Y. . Hood’s SarsaDarilJa Sold by all druKKists. »1; s i r for tut. Prepared only i byC. I. HOOD k CO., Apothecaries, Lowell. Moss. lO O D c s e s O n e D o lla r Wliat Scott’s E ttion Has Done! Over 2S Pounds Gain In TeivWeGks. Experience of a Prominent Citizen. T h * C aitpobnia B ociett for t h i ) Sum?KES8IO!f OF ViCK. J 8 ak F bakcisco , Ju ly 7tb, 1886.) I took a severe cold upon m y e h e s t and lungs and did not give It proper attention; it developed into DronehltiSy and in the fall of the same year I was threatened with consumption. Physleians or­ dered me to a more congeni­ a l e llm a t^e, a n d . I c a m e t o S a n F r a n e is e o . Soon after my arrival I commeneed taking Scott’s Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypophosphltes reg­ ularly three times a day. In ten weeks my avoirdupois went from 15^ to 180 pounds and over; the eough mean­ time ceased, c. R. BENNEtT. SOLD SY A u T b R U C OlSTS. D E T E C T I V E S i CONSUMPTION 1 have a poeitivp remedy for the above dSoease; by ite raw thouioads of coxes of the worst kind and of lonx atandliic have been cured. So xtronor ix ray faith in its efflcocy thM {.will xend two bottles freo, together with a vaiuabla tTCOtUe on this disease to any sufferer. Give Express and F. O. address. T. A. 8LOCUU. X. C.. IXI Pearl S ti X. Y MEN WANTED. 25; years of age and over, to canvass for a full lino of nurserv stock. Our stock is guaranteed first- cl« 8 and THOB to name as obdeked . We give T 6 S 1 0 ADAI!. AGENTS IVANTyor^ , ^r*ciBcuraiBs fbke . f Holders G _____ I.' duce them, Every horse owner buys I from 1 to 6. Lines never u n d er horse’s j feet. Send 25 c ts .in^taraps to pay jROst- and packing for Nickra PIatt?id Sample th a t sells for 65 cents. Addreoa Brewster IHUg. Co., Holly, Mich. JONES This is the exclamation which has been called forth from many; sjifferers b.r the use of our special medicine, administered tinder our ad­ vice os family physicians; and wo have adopted It as tbo namo for a .romedv for nervous trou­ bles, confident t h a t it w ill e u ro 95 p e r cent, of all cases for which it is prescribed. HEADACHES of nervous and periodical character, sii aches, are all relieved ‘ within 15 mini Bickness and vomiting are dispelled. ihg are dispelled, mts are able to attend to their occupation. lick heod- lutes, the ordinary ¥F, YOU W I S H . A / 2 s = = = = laEvV.I.'VU purchase one of iJio. cele­ brated SMITH & WESSON arms, - Tlie flncBtFmall a n n s ever raamifoctured and the first choice of -all exi>ertK. M anufactured in calibre.s 32. a --------------- --- - gle. o r double action. Safely Haiumerless and Taraetm odels. Conetn'icted entirely of b e a t q u a l - I t r w r o i i a h t s t e e l , carefiilly inspected• for work- aw'Mi.nt.inn tlii* i,:i,D?r. f.uumi'l' ami v;4%iv;i(ts ataloKue and lU’ices furnished uiioi; SMITH & WESSON lltiR itfio^r. !^nrknfrfi«*lcl. S v r in i c li e ld . Maxia^ W. L. DOUGLAS $3 SHOE DYSMENORRHOEA, 5ved I or paiUfnl mohstniation, is Telieved by this remedy, proving itself a blessing to those Who suffer from pain, efainps, headache, backache and geiiecal weariness. ' FO R G E N T L E M E N . mn.OO a n d 9 1 .7S HOYS’ SCHOOL All made in Cougretis, Button and Lace. V . L . D O U G L A S __________ __ 13 S H O E la ' d T e .. caution ips, 1 IHSOMlilA, or sleeplesiuesii: One dose''oh going to bod will produce moRt refreshing sleep. COLDS, Where there is general aching of the body. By placing the feet -in bat mustard water, and taking one capsule on going to bed, the svmp- toma will surely be alleviated. One Dose will do a great • amount of good in cases of Xenraliffia, T o o t h a c h e aud R h e u m a ­ tism . Especially for S c i a t i c a is the Remedy eiticacious. The Biirekd Remedy Is p u t up In boxes of 1 8 doses encli. Price, 50c, PER BOX, by Mail. It does not contain any Opium or Narcutios if any kind; it will not disturb the mo t sen*’- Tive stomteh, and it can be used with tlie fullest confidence under the ivo t delicate cir­ cumstances. We know this from practical experience as household pliysiciaus. A Trial Box wiU be to any address for 10c. silver, or 1 or .2-cent postage stamps. Address,. RITRRKA KEIHEDV CO., 1536 Vundewntcr St.» N.- T. - ' -

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