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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. JULY 13, 1902.
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Oncf the most Interesting: puzzle pases
1 1 of ThV'Itepnbllc's series raa that of last
' Sunday It was a hard puzzle to -work, bo
scattered were the fragments of the three
mules and their riders. The regal party
' Xlnga and Princes and grandees of all the
royeSroster were, riding serenely along," it
Is Judged, when some miscreant toesed a.
nuriRver of cannon cra-kers into their
midsrand frightened the mules. The stam
pede was .nstantaneous. Every mount
vaulted into the air. 'When the pieces of
j mules and Kings, shattered by the aecl-
ucui. cic put. Lugcuitrr uia iuiixiiis uuu-
tinued to prance. However, the mules will
be put away on file and kept as rpedmans
of the good work done by the children who
took part in the contest, and, after many
days, they may get tled of pranclnjr. It
does look as If the riders would tire of
clinging about them in their frightened way
and Bt down for a rest. They will be
given their time to do this.
TELLS BEST WAY TO
FIGHT CHINCH BUSS
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!' ' ,ri?rofessor Stedman Places Little
Reliance on Use of Bac
terial Diseases.
BARRIERS CAN BE EFFECTIVE.
If "This Simple Defense Shonld
Fail, Kerosene Emulsion, Ap
"? plied With a Spray, Acts
as if by
Magic.
REX'UKUC SPECXAU
C&tumbia. Ho.. Jnlv 12. For vnr the
iMisSWiri T;nl-erslty Agricultural College
aal the Missouri Experiment Station have I
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been conducting a series of experiments
with chinch bugs, with a view to finding
some practical way in which to get rid if
the pest.
It wan early discovered that a certain
fungoid disease would, under proper condi
tions, do much to keep the bugs in check.
For the benefit of the farmers the station
began tho work of Infecting chinch bugs
with this disease and distributing them over
the State.
Professor J. 3L Stedman. entomologist of
U. , station, has Just prepared a statement
for publication in which he takes the stanJ
that this method Is Ineffective In doing
away with the chinch bugs. In making this
statement, however, he points out other
methods, which, by experiment at tho na
tion, have been found to be effective. Pro
fessor Stedman says:
"Chinch bugs always hibernate in the
adult condition during the winter. Late in
the fall, when the proper food plants have
become more or less dried and cooler weath
er Is approaching, the chinch bugs begin to
migrate and scatter In search of suitable
places in which to pass the winter. Tbls
migration usually occurs in Missouri at the
time most people call 'Indian summer.'
"The quarters aought by the bugs are such
places as the edge of timber, osage orange
hedges, wind breaks, places where there Is
plenty of rubbish, as along fences, among
stone piles or wood piles, hay and straw
stacks, and places where there are great
masses of rank growth of grass and weeds.
"Unfortunately for the agriculturist,
at least, the chinch bug has few natural
enemies, especially is this the case with
its Insect enemies. The chinch bug seems
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HOSTETTE
MACH BITTER
Is a family medicine that is good for
everyone, young or old, and one that is
without an equal as a tonic, an appetite
restorer, or a blood purifier. No one
need suffer from the many complaints
arising from a disordered stomach when
the Bitters will cure you. Thousands of
people are using it to-day in preference to
any other remedy -because they know its
value in cases of
Belching, Flatulency, Headache,
Dizziness, Indigestion,
Constipation, Malaria,
Fever and Ague.
Don't Fail to Give It a Trial.
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to be largely immune from the attacks of
either Insects that devour them or that
Earasite upon them, and it therefore fcems
opelesa for the agriculturist to ever ex
pect that the chinch bug will be held
in check by other Insects.
DIneoscM Tlint Attnclc Chinch Hair.
"There are certain fungoid and bacterial
diseases that attack chinch bugs under cer
tain conditions, and these diseases do more
good toward keeping the chinch bugs In
check than all the ether natural enemies
of the chinch bug combined. However, we
cannot hope to ever see the day In this
region of the United States whn tha nat
ural enemies of the chinch bug villi keep It
reduced In numbers to harmless bounds.
We must assist nature with her task by
artificial means. The chinch bug lias sc.
eral weak places that we may tke ad
vantage of.
"In the first place, every agriculturist
should take advantage of th fact that
chinch bugs hibernate In the adult condi
tion during the winter under rubblih f
various kinds. If tho farm is kept thor
oughly clean, and no rubbish of any de
rcrlption. or no hedge fences or other place"
where the insects can readily hibernate are
allowed then there will be l.ttlo chance of
the chinch bug hibernating on that farm.
If the rubt'sh of various kinds Is gathered
from the fields and from about the corners
of fences, and placed !n plies or In rows
rsrlv In the fall, and allowed to remain
J th-re until the chinch bugs have collected
unuer tnese tor me winter, ana men nurni.
vast numbers of the chinch bugs Till! be de
stroyed with them.
"It l a fact that a migrating army of
chinch hups will be held In check In hot
sunny weather by a dusty road, and die In
Immense numbers before many of them
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Dear Sirs I can cheerfullyrec-
ommend your Bitters as being a ?
sure and permanent cure for indi-
gestion and dyspepsia.
F. W. YOUNGS. J
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"JUST. AS GQQQ."
PICTURE
will succeed in getting across. -Ve can
take advantage of this fact. and. when we
find :he chinch bug art. atout to migrate
from th wheat field to tl-e corn field, plow
a belt around the corn field, or at least
along the ldes toward the migrating array
of bug?. This plowed belt should be about
10 feet wide.
"After plowing, the ground should be har
rowed with a Olsk harruw. and rolled so as
to break up all the liirans. and then re
borrowed, dragging brush after the har
row, so as to make this ten-foot Kit Just
Hit duMv as posAble Then a log or a
V-shaped trough hou;d'1 drawn length
wise along this dusty bvlt tvo or three
times, so as t make furrows running
lengtnvUc. Alon;r ote of thee" furrow, at
le-.st. It 's well to dig Utile pot hojes. This
can be readily done by mcr na of a post-holo
auger When the bus try to croys this
hnnH, rh.v uiii hv trial rlifllrullv in
even crossing the etist to these furrows, j
fnce thev nacii the lurrows. mey win try
to crawl out. and if th- furrows haxe steep
and dust walls the chinch bugs will not
ucel in getting ocr. but will crawl
along the furrow and fall Into the holes,
wheie tbey may be killed bv turning on
ketesene or tnr, or where they may b
coercJ up ami other livWs dug between.
Hot Sun ratal to tin- Pent.
"The chinch bugs will rind It almost lm
pcsibo to cross the dust Lanier, and the
but eun. striking them without any protec
tion, will kill vast numbers of them. So
Innir sir It remains hot and dry this ar
rangement will form a complete protection
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for th comrlolcL It Is Well. hOWCVer. tO
have one or two men to attend this barrier
(luting the day. and by means of n hoe..
to nx the places along the grooves where
the chinch bugs may find places to escape,
to pee that the chinch bugs do not occur
in too pre- numbers In the rurrow or in
the holes before thev are killed, and to do
their utmost not to allow any of the bugs
to find nlaces through which they may
reach the cornfield. It I not abolutely
necessary to make thct-e furrows along this
dusty belt, but It Is certainly adlsable.
ca'iSrsh'odlnn'afteTThrplowed
strip has been made or before the migrating
bugs hae been capture!, one can tum coal
tar In the form of a hand the lenrth nf
this dusty barrier and a few Inches in
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wiatn. ami. as socn as dried, put tar on
again, and so on until the tar will not run
down through the soil, and the chinch bugs
will not cross this barrier of tar. If it
rhould rain after jou have made the dusty
barrier and the bugs have collected In large
numbers about It. the rain will undoubtedly
start the fungous disease among such a
mass of the bugs as to practically exter
minate them, or you can maintain the bar
rier by roans of the ribbon of tar.
"When tho chinch bugs collect in god
numbers along the barrier, or In the
trcnclws. or along the coal-tar barrier, or
In caw the farmer has neglected to rrnke
this harrier, and tho chinch hugs have col
lected upon the first few rows of corn In
Immense numbers, then he should Imme
diately stop .'l nther work and at once
spray the chinch bugs with c'ther kerosene
i million or 10 ner cent krrosenr and water
mixture. In spraying th chinch bugs that
have collected In the trenches or along the
liarricr. one would do well not to wet tho
dust anv more than possible, but spray
thoye places where the bugs are most nn
idtous. so as not to destroy the dust as a
barrier. It metlmes happens, although
not often, that where the bulk of the
chinch bugs making thl migration are
ailu't with fu'Iy developed wings, they
wl'l take to wing and tly over the barr'er.
In such cases they collect on the first few
rows of com and can le readily killed by
XTf-ans of kerosene.
"In spraving for chinch Imcs. however.
It Is necessary to touch every bug In ordr
to kill it. Thls necessitates thorough work,
and one must, therefore, sprav on all rides
pr the plant that Is Infested with these
bug'
"These two methods nf killing the mi
grating army of chinch bug when thy
try to enter the cornfield tthls Is. by bar
riers aid bv spraying the bugs with keto
fnt). If followed out. are worth more to
the agriculturist than all the other meth-
nract j TvTxtcrrn o,"1 """: J" IFlXSSi
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experiment staUon, and we do so nt
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tlm lust previous to the der-oltlng of
eggs for the second brood, and. therefore,
prevent that numerous Increase which
would otherwise occur."
TROPICAL WEATHER DRIVES
PARISIANS OUT OF TOWN.
STiv ,Jrr..rAm-E tO T1TE NEW YORK
HERALD AND THE ST LOri.S RErfRLIC.
Paris. July li (Copyright. 19.)-The
clerk of the weather is making up for the
tardy arrival cf summer bj furnishing a con
centrated article. Paris for a week past has
been tropical, to the great delight of the
Manege- Marigny, the Jardln de Paris, tho
Ambassadeurs, the Alcaiar d'Ete. and other
open-air reports on the Champs Elysees.
The heat has given the coup de grace to
all the other theaters, which have hastened
to close their doors until September.
Cabmen are reaping a golden harvest from
thousands who go to the Bois in search of
fresh air.
The Champs Elysees is fast resuming mid
summer quiescence. Xcrse girls and their
charges now reign supreme under the leafy
evenucs. The railings have been removed
from the garden which has been occupied by
the sculpture of the Soclete Nationale des
Beaux Arte, and the public can now enjoy
the cool hae of its trtcx.
CONTEST.
I EAVPORD JONES. No III West Ttlrd tttrtt.
Mount V.nwn. I1L. rialit box
RUDOLPH SEUEN. No. JM ColIlnjvlIU artnue.
Eal M. lul. baiwjll
NOXON TOOIIEV. No 4K3 Moron nreet;
bar'Lsll
KATHERTN JOl'RNET. HleslnirlUe. Mo.;
paint toi
HUYAN ASHDOYTN. Na tlA Plersaat trt:
raichtaic sIor
OUIt.V CL'MMINGS. No. W Cottigo aveaa:
VElnt has.
W1L1.1 111 BOtTMAN. No. 4tM North Bread-
unr ritri'lnr slav
MARGUERITE KRAFT. Co!lln3TU. 111.: paint
box.
MARIE riPELU, No. -1M South Garrison
awiiue: paint box
JliANKflK HAMILTON, No. SOS Clark Tt-
nce. paint wt
VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS.
O. PoIIak of Yokohama Is a foreign
cuest nt the Planters.
Judge J. Didawlck of Butte. Mont., is
stalng at the Laclede.
Mrs. Florence Sherwood of Memphis.
Tcnn.. is a .guest at the Imperial.
P. H. McCabo of Alleghany. Pa., is
stopping at the St. Jamcn.
J. T. Miles of Seattle Is at the Southern
for a few days.
Oe-irge Winter of Kansas City is at
Horn's.
M n. Illake of Mangum. Ok.. Is one of
the Moer"p gueits.
M. I. Mcrtz and family of San Angelo.
Tex . have appartments at the LlndelL
S I Haden of Dowaglac. Mich., ar
rived at the Plnaters.
F. C. ICeagan of Kansas City Is at the
Laclede for a few days.
. .j ... wt.. .... . VUUfA. UW., .Mb.
j quarters at the St. James.
Charles Torrey of Boston reached the
St. Nicholas Mstcrday.
H. S. Riddle of Kansas City Is a South
ern Hotel cuest.
It. S. Legate of Denlson. Tex., is at the
Southern for a few dayp.
Mrs. I. West of Springfield. Ma. is at
the Planters.
Howard W. Peak of Fort Worth. Tex..
arrived at the Planters yesterday.
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. WLLUi 1WCU UUWir Wh .UWt U Ail ..-
I Hamu tltitrif rviri.trMl fit thn Pl.int.ru.
A j t3twell of Omaha Is a Laccledr
visitor
0car Scbmltz of Labanon. Mo.. Is at
Horn's.
S. C Doby of Lltheona. Ga.. has quar-
I " nt. the Moscr.
Lieutenant F. B. Nlelson of the army
and Mrs. Nielson are St. Nicholas guests;
A. H. McVeigh of Pecos City. Tex..
reached the Llndcll jesterday.
WOODMEN AT FAIR GROUNDS.
I
!t-:ii rplphrritp Vnniversnrv With
! " V-LILUr.llt, .uiuimsilli nu
Outdoor Amusements To-Day.
St. Louis Woodmen cf the World will
celebrate their twelfth anniversary with a
picnic at the Fair Grounds to-day. There
will bo eighteen athletic eventsi. music,
dancing and other amusements, and prizes
will bo awarded. A concert prosrammo
will be furnished by Cohnhelm's Military
Band. Nlatecn camps will be represented.
Committees which have been arranged
for the occasion are as follows: Arrange
ment?. William Urlan. William IL Hughes.
William IUchardson: Reception. William
Evan. George Berg: Gate. G. A. Madison;
Sport. D. C Wlchlc. A. L. Murphy; Pro
gramme. W. H. Hughes: Printing. Louis
Rosenblatt: Bads.cs. Otto Ehrhardu George
Naber: Decoration. W. C. Yeager. and
Floor. James i-aunders.
Field officers are as follows: Referee. P.
W. Byrne- track and field Judges. Miles Mc
Donnough. Charles A ancewater. S-teve
Kane: clerk of the course. Slround J. Mur
phj ; ytarter. Thoman Aitkin: handicappcr.
Ihcclcrlc IL Bland and .' H. Vandewater:
timers, J. C. O'Brien and Charles II.
Stiphens; scorer. Wallace McCargo.
Events will be: Belay race for Woodmen.
4tO yanls; "2) jards dash hadlcap: potato
rac- for ladles of Woodmen Circle: 13) yards
dash final: wheelbarrow race for Woodmen.
4W yards race for eight, running high Jutrp
handicap: one-half mile race handicap:
pack race for bois under 16. final of 410
yards race, ladles' rac 75 yards dash; one
mile handicap. 100 yards handicap. 100 yards
dah for boys. 10J yards dash final.
HAD A SURE TIP, BUT
COULDN'T GET TO RACES.
isrrrtAL 1IT CABLE TO .TUB NEW TORK
HERAI.T AND THB ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
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Paris. July l--(Copyright. 1MC)-At the
Comober races recently. Mile. Paul had to
take shelter under an awning from the
hruvy rain that was falling. She had a sure
tip. but no umbrella. She wanted to place
firty francs on Rol de LTAalr. but could not
rlsic spoiling her pretty costume.
M. GuIIbort. a Parisian Jeweler, who was
standing under the same awning, kindly
consented to carry the lady's fifty to the
betting book, but was thereupon arrested
by a police Inspector on the charge of being
an Intermediary, thereby violating the bet
ting law.
The court, however, acquitted him on ac
count of his disinterested gallantry.
MOVEMENT TO PATRONIZE
ONLY RUBBER-TIRED CABS.
SPECIAL BT CARLE TO THE NEW TORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC,
Paris. July 12. (Copyright. 1902,)-There 1
a movement among Parisians to patronize
only pneumatic tire cabs In order to force
the companies to put pneumatics on aU
cabs. Cabmen with pneumatics are much
more in demand than others, but aro obliged
to pay the company 0 cents a day more
than for solid tirej. The cost of a. set ot
pneumatics H20 Is alto a big Item for the
companies. Nevertheless the general ten
dency is toward pneumatics1, and sooner or
later only these will be la us.
Of the Excellent
of Pe
(Says Congressman Geo.
Hon. Geo. E. Harri5, of Mississippi, Lawyer and Author of several law-booksv
was member of -list and 4Ind Congresses, after which he was elected Attorney-General
of the State of Mississippi. This prominent gentleman writes from 124? 9th St,
". W.. Washington. D. C. as follows:
' take pleasure In recommending your Peruna to anyone suffer
ins with catarrh. 1 am fully aware of its excellent curative quail
ties." GEO. E. HARRIS.
k STRAIGHT COURSE
jgointcd Ont to Those Who Haye
Catarrh in Any Form.
Tou have chronic catarrh, have you? You
have had It some time? And could not find
a cure? Well, there are thousands more
like you In this country. If the slightest
vestige of th catarrh remains over during
the hot weather It will begin to make it
self felt now If ou really want to get
cured this Is the way to do it.
Get a bottle of Peruna and take a table
spoonful between each meal and at bed
time. When you have continued this for
thirty days lit down and write a letter to
Dr. ilartman. Columbus, O. Tell him ex
actly vour symptoms? how losg you have
had catarrh: what effect the medicine- has
had on you. He will answer your letter
promptly, telling you what to do further.
He will make no charge. And If you will
continue to write to the doctor vou are
sure to get cured. Some cases take longer
than otherp. Perhaps the average length
of time it takes to cure a genuine case of
catarrh Is three months, borne get cured
much aulcker than this. Stubborn cases
may require longer treatment. Time or
trouble ought to be no barrier to one af
flicted with this dreadful disease.
All people who are Interested In knowing
about catarrh can get an Instructively il
lustrated 64-rage book on chronic catarrh In
all stages and location, free of charge.
J. R. Allen. Lock Box 30. Florence. S. C,
writes:
"Last fall T went to my physician for
treatment. He told me that my nervous
RIVER OUTING FOR ORPHANS.
Excursion to Montesano To-Mor-row
on City of Providence.
An excursion to Montcsano on tne
steamer City of Providence will be given
for th Inmates of the orphan asylums ot
St. Louis and vicinity to-morrow- under the
lusplces of tne i-Tesn Air .Mission, me
boat will start from the foot of Olive street
at 9 a. m.. returning at 5.30 p. m.
Arrangements nave Deen maue ior tne en
tertainment of children from the following
Institutions: German Protestant Home.
German Protestant Orphans' Home. ht.
Mary'a Asylum. Watts's Chapel. Girls' in
dustrial Home. Amelia Home for Little
Children. Mission Free School and Chil
dren's Home Society.
Besides tnese aooui au cnuuren ana many
old people from the following Institutions
will attend: Home of the Friendless.
Memorial Home. Old Ladles'. Bethesda and
Altenheim. .,......
Donations have been made by the follow
ing firms: Dodson-Braun Manufacturing
Company. Pcchmann Bros.. Trauemlcht
Shanks Commission Company. V. Sculzo
Fruit Company. S. M. Telle. Foerstel Bros.
& Co.. Jacob Stocke. Rebman-Krennlng
Grocery Company. Hanley-Klnsella Coffee
Company. Blanke Coffee Company. Steln
wender & Stoffreecn, Henry Petrtng
Grocery Company. Meyer Bros. Coffee and
Spice Company. William Schotten & Co..
C. E. Udell & Co.. R. Hartman i Co. St.
Louis Pumpen Club. Herman Neuhaus.
Thomas Schmltthaeuser and Mr. Lelbrecht.
Cash donors: Mrs. Hauscecht. 50 cents;
Mrs. Delmert. C: F. Brueggeman. 50 cents;
Mr. Prelsmever. $3: Mr. Sewing. Jl; Henry
Kaiser. J2: Zeller Bros. Commercial Com
pany. C: Abel-Gerhard Plumbing Company,
H: J. Bentsen. Jl: cash, tt.
Why not ? A little vanity
is a good thing. Perhaps
you can't be hair-vain, your
hair is so thin, so short, so
gray. Then use Ayer's Hair
Vigor. It stops falling of
the hair, makes the hair
grow, and always restores
color to gray hair.
"I have used Ayer's Hair Vigor for over 40 years. I tra
now in mv 91st year and have an abundance of soft brown hair,
which I attribute to the use of your preparation." Mrs. Mary A.
Keitb, Belleville, IU.
fUt. ABfltmfcili. J.C.AYEKCO,LmB,JSja.
Curative Qualities
- ru - na."
E. Harris from Mississippi.)
system was run down, and gave me soma
medicine. I received no relief, and it be
gan to look as If I was not going to get
welL I saw Peruna advertised to be good
for nervous prostration (systemic catarrh),
and bought six bottles. I am. fifty years
old. and am now heavier than I ever was
In my life gaining 12 pounds from the uso
of Peruna."
J. R. ALLEN.
Mr. T. M. Pletchor. Cincinnati. Ohio,
writes:
"I am traveling for the Reglna Music
Box Co.. of No. It East hid St.. N Y. I
have had catarrh of the head for the past
five years until there was hardly a dav
passed that I didn't have a headache. I
tried a great many blood and catarrh medi
cines without any visible results, until
after hearing about Peruna. I decided to
give it a trial. I commenced to use it
about four months tago. I now hav a'flno
appetite, and the pains in my head-have' en
tirely left me I certainly have been, great
ly benefited by Peruna."
T. M. FLETCHER.
Mrs. Xancy L. Stewart. Admiral. Texas,
writes:
"I would like to tell yon what Peruna
has done for rae. I had catarrh of the nose,
head and throat, and could hardly swallow
or get mv breath for two months. I tried
every medicine available, but could secure
no relief. I commenced to take Peruna.
and It wa like a charm. It not only cured
mo completely, but I nm, stouter than I
have ben for many ears.
"Every one says I look twenty years,
younger. I do not hesitate to recommend
Peruna to mv- friends."
MRS. XANCT L. STEWART.
Address The renma Medicine Co.. Co
lumbus. O.
An excursion will be given by the St.
Lpua Furniture Board of Trade on the
steamer City of Providence Tuesday for
the members of the board and their friends
7w ex,cu"lori JH bo In conjunction with
that of Companies B and F of the FirsC
Regiment. National Guard of Missouri. Tha
boat starts at 7:30 p. m.
wr;.u"'?.nit?.'?r?vllcnce
the YounMSn'r SoMall roTsL'FnclI
Arrangements have been completed bv ttm
Toung Men's Hebrew Association for a rlv
er outing on the steamer City of Providence
Wednesday evening. August 30. A lawn en-
VtvI,n-n,ent4i!i Klven Thursday evening.
July I., at 2717 Locust street. '
.ivi" Patrlc,k'" " and Drunt Corps win
give a complimentary river excursionThurs-
..77 cIn'nff- JuIy " OI the steamer Hl'l
City. The boat will depart from the foot of
if v-lsi.7l,;.ct?t 1J0 P- m- and tnm thefoot
of Xorth Market street at -S. '
"Whent Better Than Expected.
REl'L'nUC i-PECIAL.
Centralla. I1L. July 12. The reports from
the thrashing machines in this neighbor
hood are as surprising as they are encour
aging. Instead of barely an average crop
of wheat, the fields are turning out a very
heavy crop that Is weighing over the usual
run to the measure by about three pounds
to the bushel. In Brookslde Township, im
mediately west of here, several large fields
have run thirty-two bushels to the acre,
and from Washington County come reports
of fanners having 1C0 acres of wheat aver
aging thirty-five, and some as high as
thirty-eight bushels to the acre.
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