A Hint to Farmers. Most kinds of inscct9 fiad their fnvorite foüd liy 8iih.1I. Auy powerful odor is tlierefore a preventivo of the attacks, not pcrhaps because it repels thein, but merely because it throws thein off the scent. Aetiiig on this hint, a farmer who had a lot of cnbbago planta mixed some land piaster with sinall quantity of spirita ol turpentiue. He lefc itsome time turniDg it over and over until every partiële was leented. Xüen alittlewas sprinkled once or twice a week on the cubbage plants, and the white buttcrlly that laye lts eggs in the nined thcinentirelv, whlle otEer planta in the nelghborhood not bo tn;itctl were overrtiD.