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MO ARTHUR OHIQ, DECEMBER 10, . 187;
.WHOLE -NO. 1,287
THE NARROW GAUGE FALLACY.
From the Railroad Gazette.
Intone of ;tie,'de(ghtrnl
books', wiiHn by Sir itrtil&r
Uelps, Friends in Council"
agree each of Ihem b "aaj what
they would deflre mnst, ia ca&
it were ossiblil'at thair
l(ir the irn'prUVmerioi'" ihe
ciinnilion ot m. m-J were car
ried.t.ut. , A'fiVt 'i f liiem
had xprc68eili soyllth'eriai.e
mei bd of rt-fdrmj li? tjVio
was put to tiaodjr,,i.iirfw.d
Scotchman, wuoe 'wii' '
that the ''wurld might be gov
rued by right roaaon." ' TM
ariiWPr .is very apt - to rer
very often to a person who r.
fti-rta up"n the ways ol mnn
kind,1 If the amount ii evil r.e-J
"Ults from wnnp; reason ,(nuld
li summed up. it woulii be h
record too lnnj and mfUnchoh
ever to be red or rehz
, In Fppakiiigof wrontcreaai n
we do not refer to that sor o;
error winch results, nun inor-
tniceof the preminos on which.
conclusions rest, but to that
uliiili is the result of fal-e in'
lerencek lrm well known larta.
One . nf the moat remarkable
case ol this kind U that which
Uitmi the above mle. As we
hae frequently pnjrited out.
the whole argument in favor pt
i he mrroW gauge, svsti Di reots
upon Ihf assumptinn. I lint cnra
to i-Hrry a 'ftnnipHraiivelv li:h
l(iiidfony Irnm.nne hMlf to two
ihini f much as ordinary curp.
Mild of equal strength, will
weigh very rnu'ch less if 'the
have liort axles than they will
jiie exlea are longer, j Upon
ihis lali9 lnlerpnce the whole
laboraie svsieiqi ot reaaonlng
f the narrow gauge advocates
it'gts Hiid mar be" Bummarized
fih rails are three feet
(1'nrl Hie CHrs vuil weili one
liir'l leas than ll they are 4 It
8 in. ajiurt
2. Il the ram weigh an much
I em. the raila iiih'v he luhler
lid flieaper, the cross-lies can
nave. Usa hearing surface, ami
Hiere'or I nln rter, the briiljr
c and en 'verts oi teR strengt li
nd ot c rresioiidint; c -.
3 I ihe cms-lies are shor'
r, i he euiliHiikmentit ami cntx
in. he lit ill with lean widl li
lil i X'li8e.
i II ihe Ciiin ei;h lo8, ihe
.(iitiioliveii will lie lifihur and
m1. ilierelnre be cljaer
Thireioie a iihtm w gaut
it. id will ciisi veiy ninch less
han one ili u wide gHiige
Nw. hi the risk ol some rep-
1 1 Hon, euppi se ihe fi.M poslu
liitu'is cl'Hiiited, and the argu
li.ent is iresenied as lollowr:
It Ihe rail are only three
eel, apar',' the cars will not
weigh less than they will il
iheir gjmge ,1 i It. 8j iu , ;
.' 2 t the cars do-not weigh
ieVs ihe'rails Chii not he light
er nor cluaper, the cross-lies
most have the, Hume bearing
urlnce, and must. th relore be
oi the fea.ne strenelh and cost.
3 If the, cro8 ties are not
.hoflpr, the embankhients and
cuts must be built ;with the
a.m w idi.h a id expense.
4. Il the ears do not weitih
lesB. the locomotives cannot be
lighter nor cheaper." 4
; lliereftire," a harrow gauge
road will not cost less than' one
with a wide gi.uge.. ,
, . It will be oiaerved that each
one of Ihe subsequent infer
ences rests upon the first, and
therefore each of them, and
consequently, the final conclu
sion, depends entirely upon the
truth or falsity of the first as-
axaumpliori. ',: It( Is , with just
such reasoning as this that the
advocates of ihe Harrow gauge'
have urged 'heir; schemes, and
tried to show, (hat it was best
to : build 1 mads with the rails
nearer together, instead ol put.
ting, llheto Ihe - Usual-distance
PHrh VVe abpul0,not;bave re
ferred to tbis n,ljject again,
wishpoW'd I yirule?nce,in Bomeofllie
mor.-nbacure papers. ; Un-
fully ' discussed in the Railroad
Gazette, were it not that, since
the recent, nnanoUI. check to
railroad , building and railroad
profits, the narrow gauge falla
cy has aeam revived and 'he
dincuasion broken out with re-
rtonbtedjiy it is difficult to In
duce people wiih'money, to In-
ivesMn'riew railroad projcta,
therefore, as life insurance so.
Mcitora say, if i necessarv o
wanTget a new 'twiHt" on the sub-
jrcts which are "approached"
Ttif, plea tmed.is thuttheohl
ii.fu' uu iii ay nuuuiiKe llie.v
est. loo much,' but that nar
nw-ifaUL'e roads' are sure lo
pay because Jh.ftir,. weigU
inuc,h U-ss,'etc f elo etc. ; 1 ;
, Now uppohig 1 these riar
row gauge Ingiciatia should o
tol he good larmer who wants
railroad la.-llltles to! carry ;hi
grain to market, and who com
plains of the great elrJh"RdV))'
haulinir, or anthey sajr Jlttlie
We8t,rof drawinir it 1e marRet,
in Ma WHgi.n, j! shnijl.iyi
'My dear air, the1 reason i,t costs
you so much to carrj,.Xo'ur
lirain to market is because the
uauge of vour-wagons; is too
wide. ' Ymi are now obliged, 1,0
haul loo much dead weight
with your produce. Every Inch
added i to the gauge ; of ,you,i;
WHgonsadils.to the cntt of theii
construction and l their dead
weight,"! Il a larmer,8houil be
reasoned with .in that way -fa-would"
very justly . think and
probably say) xlial U.s good
friend (?) Was well-deluded
Now why is it any more unrea
sonable tQL88y; rhitt-an ordi.
nary wagon would Amgh leaa
wMIf the wlieels near togeiher
man to,, assert the ime thirifi
of ..a'.Q.irUJhe Jaoi is,5 -the dii
tance'hel ween t He whes'lias
very little lo do with the
weight ol either wagons or cara,
and all practical car-builders
know Ihis. ' - ' ' 1 ' '
But our narrow gaogpriend-i
say, is it not a tact Ihat the o rs
of narrow guage! roads we'gh
less in proportion to what the
carry than the cars on wide
gauge road f In answ.r to
thi,we sa: Va, narrow -gnuaie
cars which are very light, are
liuh'er Hi in wi lt irmijje car
w Inch are heavy (wliich aounl
llilierniai;) but it is not iru
that ttie dead weight of the
lightest n irrow gauge cars i
less than that of the lightrB
wiile-gauge cars. There never
has been a g'iod reason win
such cars as we have described
tor the. narrow g.iuge can be
made, ligh er than for the siaml
ard ' pauge, for I be dm pie rea
son that there ia no such rea
con; and therelore ir the world
were controllAj ty right rea
son we believe there w.-mld nol
6e any narrow gauge roads
built - . ... ytv
We of course do not sav that
it isimposribte to. construct and
operate a narrow-gue road
and do a prontaaie pusineM on
11, wn l we ure cili uuiiik
against fs the follv of introduc
ing a new gauge 'nto.lhe eourj.
try at tbis time, jut ae we have
arrived at a point when it
seems j probable that .all the
roads will be brought j to the
common stondard of 4t. 8 in.
It there was any material ad
vantage lo be gained by adopt
ing a new gauge, ot course
there would be some excuse lor
introducing the new system
and new confusion, but when
it is possible to build roads Just
as cheaply ' of ihe k ordinary
gauge with light rolling stock,
lighr rails and ! lihtClj1,?!
lives, it seems the neight of lol
ly to give up the existing unl
formii' for an vfmagi'nafy 'ad
vantage lor which quite, curi
ously iio one can give, a good
It is 'alwiqafte'iinerjlar fd
see not only thai people refuse
tobeoVuked'Bj rlgt ceasoo,
but ' they go to 'i gTeat deal ot
iron Mar to make what would
otherwise be verf simple very
obscure. ,! Take as" an lilustra-
lion the toRowluf 'exaijple of
eatacheti5al' reasoning copied
trn'tri 'hne'tof ihe' reports or" the
Denver c Rio Grande Railwayt
'""Why not adopt the' reform
erf c'a ri an V hew'' road', adlier
irV ' to -ttie) 1 wi.lev gauge! Be
cause the! greai .' advantage
claimed for adhering to'1 the
gadge ts slmplVtie avnidihen
of transhlrimenOand this cohid
not be gained prafctlccally, be
ransft the 'eirs of other! compa"
'ies could hof be r'fcrrled'nnles'a
in separate tn'ms.i which Is out
-f the qiisfion.'and' Ihe new
liahj. ears ennld not he run off
their owri line witfi ant advan.
- It'!is"a'nld 'thlt. the lime
Charts Lamh'warimploved in
thVpUW vof l(h'4t East India
PmphV some otje complain
ed tr.himhat lhe,jcame to he
offlcverv late in the m'nrnlnr.
Yes Tie1 said. t'ls t rue; I do
hfit I gn!awa!14ery early In
heefn:" "Ttiti nprunn wlin
c'trnlalnedwenttawav with a
feering1'hk't1,,thee1 was some-
thing wrrhr aboul'fhe reason
ing ot Lamb's reply, but tor f fie
life of 'hfifi' could' tfol'leil what
it' waa.,,i,the :iboVe 'argument
.loirblles'ir naV-'hacf very much
' ssine eiieci on, many who
have read it.';Thi fact i, we
would be Obliged tti write much
morei lhan- we! have room for.
and prhbahWrriort than our
eaders wohld have-patience to
read In' order to slow the ut
tef iWtuiiy 'orVthej reasoning
which vreluses'i to'J tdrtpt '" the
iianusrxi njiieau .oi a narrow
gauiee because with it it would
Apotiblit to trMrishlp, and
finds in that! lacl X reason lor
th- nurijwr-f-gatlgv -beo
llieu it will be impossiUt to. do
ii .; n ' ',' u' ;'
What , we want to urge as
strongly, as . we oaui 18.,-thai
cheap railroads can be built ot
, he ataudard gauge o as n(xt to
cost any more than narrow
gauge roadi. JLel the pnj-ou
ors ol hucU. liues write: lo loco
motive builders and get the
prices and capacity of narrow-
x.iuge eugiuea, and tueu in,
qur? what would . be Ihe coat
f the locomotives with the
nam cylinders, toiler wheels,
eio, the onlv diff renco teioa
hat they shall be adapted lor
i he standard instead ol a imr
row,gjiuge.; ' Then let them in
quire olncar-builders what the
aifference i inj cost ., would be
fnrca.ru rdHJe 1 with, eiautiy .the
mimt bodies, wheels spring,
etc,, excepting that: the trucks
ot one shall be adapted to the
standard and theater to a nar-row-gauge.v
They wilHhen be
convinced. we are; sure;' that
such rrtlfrrg- srbCrf'VnHe stan"
ard gauge' can I be ruiMift rails
jas light.as it.is .posrtible.to use
on ihi nirriiw-gauge. Let
jiheirapp. iqo(r0 whether such
pull heavier : loads up steep
grpdea 'than , Ihosei titoilar to
them lor jlhe aiatidard, gauge
If i bey are yiQlineji ip believe
tba't shorter curves can be used
with Ihe -ra!U-vHar - together
than With' the'!n ; t 0. fit ift.
aparf, fettnenl learn wliit are'
tlie-fibor(e8tC Curves Od on
narrow-gauga roads and com
pare therm with" simiiat curved
on wide-gauge roada. , .Had the
projectors of such . roads done
this long since, there would be.
somewhat less reason for re
gretting- that "the world is not
controlled b right reason."
! NutftrfEKa years igo a
Teniie8see father refused to let
his young daughter go to
candy-pull and she disappear. .
ed. The other day she returned,
lifted eleven chirdren out of th
wagon, and fiered the, htwe.
khd look off herttiinga as cool-
'in'aa it mh fl Oil n't ilatll ffQaml.mi.
gonevover a day. '
Tryndall a Religious Man.
'. In view of the recant ( dls.
cussion' of , the persona' yiews
ol Prof. Tyndall we t gi,ve tne
opinion of President porter,
of Yale:1 j' ; " '
Mr. Tyndall is, a mau whom
everybody would ..'enjoy ' yihja
was permitted to know him jjo
timalely." lie is a religiqus
senii'montalist at the same
time that he Is a believer In
the supremacy of natural law.
lie believes in prayer, if jt has
no grounds on which , Jt. can
rest as supreme pyer all of, the
lorces of matter, sIn justice to
Mr. Ty ndall, j' sbold be . said
that he has elevated sensibili
ties in leterence t0 religioua
pepple and their emoions. , ,.
The London correspondence
of the New York, Graphic has
the ipllowing significant pass
J? !.; I .' : ; .... ,'
It is worth: notice that the
lendii g scientists of England
no loii(ter ,duuy the probable
exiotenceof Gird, but gracious
ly admit tbet the order ot na
ture aff.rds evidence, though
oot conclusive evidence, that
the world wus produced by an
iujelligenti beiag who is ex
ceedingly wise and powerul,
but whoj id not absolutely be
ne volenL.,. The late John Stu
art Mill was of litis i opinion;
bo likewise is the ingenious Mr.
Fitzjimes Stephen, who writes
fine articles tor the Pall ;Ma)l
Gazette. , There s some coin.
fort in the jhought, that thesu
wise men of whom also Pro
lessor Tyndall now seems to be
one will allow ; us to hope
that there, may be. a God., :if
one of them was in God's place
doubtles8.be would show us
what absolute benevolence is.
Prolessor Jluiey, alsoin, the
last number ol the Fortnightly
ReTiewharfelt ttneceseary to
disclaim lor himself a , place
among fatalistic, materialistic,
or atheistic philosophers.' The
tittlo Atheists, the men ..who
eagerly jumped tq the accept
knee ol' the teachings of . Mill,
siephen.Tyndall, and Uuxley,
witliout understanding them,
but '.mmaging that they taught
Ihe non existence of God, are
how much enraged at, these
conlessious o .their or.icles;
aud eveu the Pall Mall G iztHe
declares that uit iaau, evil digit11
that these contessions should
be(mide. Bit your. simple
Ciiristian t will, take;, comfort
from the fact that . even , Uux
ley shrinks Irom sayir.g wiih
the loop of the Bible, "There
ia no God." ' ' ' ' ' ;
Child Burned to Death.
I i-.-i iiii :is-i i i. n ' ,
Ot last. Friday a little five
year old daughter of Mr. Mar-
suan, oi uii.ii urove, caugqi.
her clothing on fire from the
sitting room grate, and, al
though Wr mother and a nu'gli-
bor, who' who 'were 'in the
kitchen at the time, rushed, in
and lore tfie 'clothing Irom the
child,. It . did ' not prevent her
Irom receiving severe . burns
irom below the knees to the,
breast. 1 The suffe'riog of tbis
poor' child waa intense.' Dr.
Livesay was called aud did all
iu fiis power ' to' alleviate the
pain, but the poor child died on
Sunday morning The Monl
tor Furnace Co , Mr. Rlotts and
6tbers,'le'nt a helping hand to
the bereaved family, who re
quest us to return1 their thanks.
'Mr. Marshall has our profound-
est eyirtpathy in their affliction.
a.i,l lli.l Ynuli .WM lHIWI.ll
""''wj to constitute a cue o( libel.1
One (if,,the: aide ., libel .suits
Connected . with the , Brooklvo
Scandal has deen ended. ' HlNBTT
C. " Bowk brought suit against
patent-m9dioine an. woo is
riinoin$ a1 paper in i Brooklyn.
Xtref , pum. ,,m. (l pudlished in
aia journal an'Jnterview rt fleeting
In a cruel wit on' Mrs.. Bowis.
The ?orT; brouaht in'1 4"" Verdiet
fbr the defendant, hnder Instrhb
itinnaifrom .the etesidiairT Jwlae,
Maxims Worth Knowing.
, Adminlstratori are liable to
account (oi lnteres(on funds
Irt( theiV'hand8aithough'.; no
profit should " bay e been made
uportihem, unless the exlgen,
cies of the' eslate rendered it;
prudent ghat (hey ' should hold
the fnnasVnlnvesled. ,
When, ahonse,i(l rendered
untenantable in consequence
of improvetn'ents made oni the
adjoining lot, the . owner, , of
uch can not rev'oyer damages,
becauVe'J he had knowledge of
the approaclung danger (in
time to protect himseU from
A person who has been
to sell gcods'by means of false
pretense can not recover them
from one who has 'purchased
hem in gmid ' fi'th from tbr
fraudulent Vendor. " , " ' "
Permaneni erections and fix
tnres, made by a mortgage rf
ler the execution of the mort
gage' upon land conveyed by
it, becomes a part cf the mort
gaged premises. ' : ' ' '
A seller of goods, chatties,
or other property, commits no'
Irnud in law when he neglect
to tell the purcriaser of any
flaws, delects, or unsoundness"
In the same. ' ' ' ' : ;1' . " ' ; '
An agreement by the holder
of a note to give the principal
debtor irrie for payment with
out depriving him'or the right
to 'serve, does hot discharge
the stiPl;y ' '
The opinion of witnesses as
fo the v'alne of a dog' f hat has
beenf killed is not admissible
In evidence. ' The value of' the
dog ; is ty be decided 'by the
jnrv. . . .-
Money paid for-the pnrpose
of settling or cornpoundme a
prosecution' for a snpposod fe)
nnv ran not he recovered back
by thearrr pavia' it.--JJl.
A day-book copied from " al
blotier" in ' which ; or'?! ial
chrg afefi-s made wl'i ;j5ni'
be f Tetved iri' ev'e o'Vas.'.t
bonti of origin a f enlrieil '
A sramry fmpfened npoh an
fnsfiirrient fit wav'of 'a sa'1 Is
good as a sea if if. fjaies a
diirablo Impression iri the text
nr of fhf rapof; '1 ' ' '
If any person ra fence on
or nlo-vs the land of anotrinr.
he Is lfaMn to fre a wheth
er the owner has gnt lined fri
inry or not. " . 1 " "V -it'-i
A nrlvaf person rhavnbrnin
an ininnetlon o prevent i pn;
lie mfschipf hv whlcH t-p m af.
fee'ed, in coranonntifh the
If a person who isJ'nnh"e
from .illness to sign1 his will.
haa his hand guided in' inak'iiir
his: mark, the signs t'ire is
alld.;, ., ' j .j. v '
: Ministers Of the .gospel re
sldlofl; in anv coroorated " towfi
aro not. exempt from jury, mill
tary or fire services. -: t ..
A. wife can hot he erwfefed
of receiving stolen goods when
mVta " i.;!
"' ---I'fo ihwiu inin i w
nngand. v v -..: : i. ui.
Ax agent is liable fo his
principals for loss caused by
his misfatprnents, though onin-
lentionally. i . ' .1 , -
" All. cattle foond at large nr'
on the public rad cart be driv.
en bv InV pers. n'othe pub'fd
pound.' ' - 1
No'ttran Is under obfigahbn
to ' make knowri his1 "clr'cnm.'
gtances whea, he is , buying
The fruit and grass opon the
farm or garden of wan Intestate
descend to th'e heir''"; ' j ,!;';
i Money paid oh Sunday eon;
tracts may be recovered.
., The new postal card Will be
dearly white, printed with black
ink' have a narrower 1 border arid
generarjly much neater '.ia sp
pe'srance than the card no vr ' lot
I ' ' ' ' '
,8e': .u! !i, i-i.i.i:: -..it '
. j Ty youj wake up in , the. night
in an ltalnn hotel and shoot a
hurgfa'rithe'cnaricew are hat ydw"
kil U I - i
ing and Uat his wife ta a wiow
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'' Al VPBTISWO 1TEUM8.
Each addition, .ageo , :.Ai.fid
War nottct;- pef llne,.T. .TT,1 'irf
Yearly adTwtlsennfa eirvifwf
folumn, snfl at proportionate rati tt
lessmiiea. Parslil In nl.inM
OT The Record btlng tbe ttklki
iPr or r.ne lowd, ana, titvlnf tbf
largest clrculatlbn Of any paperta t
county, offera supsrloi IniluOrfca&tl
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society for the' previa' '
tfon of cruelty to animalip&tal
forth a iet of rales for ' thrf
treatment ef balky h6fseir-;u
hi. i Pat the horse apod the
neck; examine Ihe haruesV
carefully,. first on one side, ani
then on the other, speaking enJ
oouragmgly - while doing ' sof f
then jump into tbe wagon, and'
give the word go: generally h
Will Obey.; '.:.: "."lau-'J .1
: 2. A i teamster in i Maine
ays-, be canl start the worst1
balky hone by takihg' him o'uf
of the shafts and . making hinJ.
go around In. a circle till be late
giddy.-i If. the first, dance i of-"
this sort doeSo't cure hint, thf. !
second will; u f . .7 ly.
3. To' c u re a , balky horse,' 1
simply place your liana over" -(he
horse's nose and shut off
his wind until be wanU: to goi";
.4. The j traio l ot , a horse
seems to;entertsin but one ideat r
at a time; therelore oontinnedf
wnipping . only confirm. IU i
stubborn resolve. If you Can by ,
any means give him a now tub-' i
lAnt In thinEr et vsin nlll ... .
i,jv,.wiH aoa- -
erally have no trouble iu atart
ing him, A. simple remedy ia4 1
to take a, couplc. of .tarns o( i
stout twu,e; around, the fort- l
leg, just below the kftee,' tight,
enough for- the -horse to feel;
and lie in bdvkriot!' AVthii
first check be will generally gr.
dan6ing , off, and alter" a ' short ,
distance you can'get out aoi 1
remove 'the string, to .'prevent '
injury to 'the tendon in ' ybuf '
further drive; 11 ' ' ' ' ,
5'. h fake ihe tail of" the horse? ,
between the hfnd legs, and tie'
it bv a Cord fo the snrfdA trtrLh-
' , . r . 7 o-- -
. 6. Tie a string around the?
horse's ear,1 close to the 'head:
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To Make Hard Soap.
1 The following is a reoipo ftff" o
makirjgliaril soapj whicii "rt ex.,,
cellent and1 economical: Nearlr ;(!
9very family ,; accumulates' c -ibrongh,
the Winter j drippingra,j
from beef, and mutton. Theso1- -
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can be utilized for the grease.
by boifirig . till all the water
expelled. Of course the' white? ,
the grease the nicer the soap'.'
Take six pounds of sal soda, sir
ooundd of trrease. three and .
r . I., i v.." "
halt pounds new stone lime .
four gallons of soft water, half '
pooad horat- . Put soda, lirtlrV
and water inton iron boileri r
boil till all is dissolved. Wherf-
well, settled pour off the clear" .
lye, wash out the kettle and- i
put in the lye, grease and bo-' .
rax; .boil till it. comes to soap .
pour into a tub t,9. cool,, an'!-,
when sufficiently hard cut intof ,
bars and put, on board to dry ,-,
Tbis is very .nieet. for washing?
white flannel and caiko.v m i I .
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J ;Dr. LlALL-of the Unite
States Coast Survey hat, uporf
InS feturn from an expeditlorf ' -to
the Arctic , regions througlt ,
Beh'rin'e's Straits, told the Sad- ' .
I . . . X, I X
. I. . fc i . , : . I.
Francisco Academy orscience
of Ihe subiimity bifthe scenery' .
around Mount SuElias.1 That? ' ,
mountain, he says, .provea' by"'
accurate observation to be the!;
bighe4 in North' America, its
altitude being' nineteen 'thou!.'
and feet;9 ll la not a Voltanirf
conei aa the "geographlel ' gehf '
erally eayj Although there!, aref
volcanic vents on its sides,'
Ths Cabinet was In aessiorf w
two hqors yesterdffy discQstiiaj
the President's. " message jit'
coarse of preparation. Secre- ,
Robeson, and Attorney-Genar-'
al Williams' were "absent,; thrf
latter ' being id the 'flapremf . '
Court. i t
Tbebb is; an intimation' tfr'if
the democrats, ttiffehed! up DV(
the late eiections, wilt (e"ef f all' a
ed opon to attempt 'the flpear'-J
or modification" ' of - the ' rA Jaii ;
law vm".the! LegislatnfS near 5
T$t! weevil ia jdm'4fngrthe,-:r
lJ wheat fields in aome &Vjf ef
Fairfield cooit- Vy''A ' ' ' '
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