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° Wcheerfuily invito rnmbets of our Order to
Saentlribate to this departnont'. lihoirt, pointed arti e~es1I41tac teogo of ,thc Ordexi p -.1ve :oo its ugress, *ad"+ope ttive iusinCSa plane, Oducatiobatnal mtcrccs, mo4, e__eci______licit ed- E .. % NATIONAL GRANOE. " ,,. MASTBB-JQUN T. .TON]S, Arkansas. SFCCRE:.TAE V-O. 11. h EG Y, Louijsville, Ky.I. TE"ASURER~-F'. M.McDWELL, N.KY. STERtlTkOR"IALdRANGE OFa MONTANA. . ,4STCJOIIN" JONES,' !plena; Lewis and Clarke-Count Ov1its iER-A. W. SWIVZER, Virginia CitV¢' efU~n &ounty .LeoT~vI~Lau-. L. CF BL', Bogpzan, T rt ki'- -S.' I3, COPE, Boozernan, Gallatin :Couityi 4 4$SIp9CANý' } TA.WARD.rB A.- MAYNARD, ] ýi#' in 1 Cat ttdrison CGo. A A N-M 1. . A W. `SWITZE#, ;,Vir " "gilta CityMadison ' Miint ' i,: T EAuxs3UR-ý J:' Mc.,WFADDEN, Center .:$ ine, M1leaghier.Couq. EC RET4 Y--TP,4?4 NJLL4, .Boulder, Je#fer ' i suh Cbfint ·-r.· OvGOA'E 1Rfr R-W. f3: "MdADOW, Boze-, rma.I~in,.Galltttin·:Coun. :·.:;···l eýý ý C JONuSy7 ILIelena, PoMd a-N tt' E'. A. MA4'NAID, Yit' ··~i. gInia Ott ) irt 1i Cottntthttt ;.. W"B. BMIGAOW., Bozeman,, ala. ou ty! r va 'kAS1S N TEAN. ,. G.. C.` .4 OUIV1' 4'QWNTTEE.. ; ()Y Ieleia,, , ývis , autiHd ,,a ýrke SA.z W. l WITZJt, Virtginia City, Madi'son' ~. 1ACQ ut y. .4. M?'..4 il 4 4 r" u ty ý. aw .CI isgo, De r JModgc P. B. MILLS Boulder Vartey, Ieffe1rson, Co. $).ew · lwZ C~ Co. iidan, Madison County.... 0 UOPR, COEdo n, GailatIh Oop ty AL J t 'W.~4 n' Bus;I stqai'r,-JE, ALEC3 . Q!!,A" YNARD, Vir "s.. !,it Itrct-,1s LWLL .., ý.4, .. ti W : ,feet. tand third Sat ay n n ro each o4$ h. ~ 91. ~ Mok a dn, W. Ka.-Moailow, te; Joh ac omick, ISeo'y. ·.iZasa Ui Miattii No.'l:8 eetO seconid 'atit tlrth ¶ Ilr$y IlgI 1Qac month'. 4p: L. " Weurnr. tetr; WV. J. pe, Secretary ..,_,:-, atou@e±OpoF XO..A*W t8Ota.An&4B4 tkkd Wednes oMaster neFermI n ~No. 5--Mee= on the third Satttrday errenin b hzrM 7~ ,4totelock p. in., from the' o Qeqr to ab, " Est o*'. 4r44ind 2 o'clock,, 7T.: frbiii't ,11r9 of 1' rI to the 7 of Octobet. B. L Dfr j Secretary. Elk Grw ~Graan.No. G~.-Meets seonzd and fourth. Wm r4 ~qt"si.Coy, ;Jý ý1tilekl-·Q ' .`No'. -Meets'ak 'nd''ahdk, Brthp ach~o th ht~lf +t~,nease'clock, p ii2 oii. rstcr J..H olpea, Sect'.` Jasoo)b Powers, .iaster; Moses Doggett, See'y.$. v ,oO- ishrdatnayn tbB norks Grange No 1I-Meets Prank Akin, Master; Joseph J34rrill, Secretary. .w" .Fairview Giinge N. ). Moots gecoitd and ltbBat s t a eh. nit1. N. M. aiuin, Ium Cuter; Jahn C in.i Secretary. : Sheridan, No. 14-:Meets the first and 6hirth'Tttiis i aot i L r , ht ,=66T.,9 ,glj'Iatr !' (~ : ttlb B ýtsthlise 5nd+and 3~shSt y ihsof each month. Jobnia,3.~ Eli ,M~.ae- . ter; W. ii, Harlan, Secretary. At:rQre. !I-.4 SeeAid da ti' Sat-. XLoreao mon'Ith. 1B.·P 4.Mynidiints; MoUnti Va~wll~ey, No.~ 23.-Meetsthe~J~d tV ou f~i Itih, f . BileyB, ji~,~gtf;Je Plesant ValleysNst No.or 25.- et tl 8eoqn4 aind C1· 4of eac mdnih, rirt'Io'rd GrarlJio fistn tI--ee4 r. PraaL Aki ,,, orP" ;284Ulil) tilflg Whi~h [if N,. M.Islr ii *1hATitOnNowW LwiNenbes tbaRrt fc~ftjrhl~iiots- . 44k05434 tgrPe. Mile Bortlr;iildex' YadkSsi b I!.) 9.. , J HI9liun.otay. 4 L ETTER FROM E EN9LANID, . EnD.roR. iusj1Aipý1v8ý.4 ý bqr to thannk 'you'for' the copy ,of your paper, .bearinig date of July 20th,' hich arrived her in due iolrse.. t is : nialter.of. dcep. gratiflcatipp to me to&fihd that I ami acknowledged as a brother with the Order of Patrons of lIus bandry all over your vast continent-evdn. solar oelf s the Rocky MountainS,: With just pride, :I;take. pleasure in 'belonghng to the great and belnevolent brotherhood of the G rauge of America, and more sa because i happoned.to be: the, first English..granger. At presenlt I.am,: the only one., 'T'his is a -.psition:wh s.e singutlrity I shall be. glad to .relhqtuish, as-soon alsi amnable to anaounce tiap.there are other members of the Order in this country. I am. conscious o9.the deep,, gravity of the. respopstbiltYS whic4. aow~rests upon me, bq iyg. as I am,., thQ representative .and deputy ~ofthe Order in Elrope, Jqn cii.tireI hope tlis almost unparalleled singla.larityof posi tion may b:- lost. in a -great brotherhood, which may, happily spring out:of. it; Your late ble lconmmissoilog to JErole,1 Mr, J. W. A Wrigh),hal4 Bred under tIqeserious. t4isacd vant4-:e pt reprasenttng an order. whihh, was .act eally ; un nowp I. England. Ife lh bored with great tact a ,~4rsiuity to dispel this ignoraege,.panud en I, departure, ,e queathed tofnim ,t e tas ~t.f .coantinu~ng, his work. This city 1,u endepyoringgýo per fort, .Ihn order to `uccee 4 it,, ýi, Aqed .the expressed sympathy gndtmpral, assistance of the Or"ler geur.fly, l?;n4Lerip) : It i4 a ..llci.l task to induce,, my countramein tn acgept an innovation of t il nature. '.'he initnlse ofEi glishmenare less sppntaieous tha se, of Americans, and ou. ~armers. are fi'ir ppre suspicious, and jo6·os of eachqotlter than yours are. , llis rises frgqm the hit of isolitioz f-orneycih' other, whicl has shai iacterisecd us 9r many cenituriis. • t.i . iga 0ealke, ,:.. blnder, a so ofta beneficent order, like the Grange, to:re move tlis nsatis4ac~eory ste. of things, and to eni bl us the letter to.,approhend the true slgn l.canleo . h4unian life., do learn each others; w;ants n41 to, advai ce eaehi oth. ,There is a spleudid fatuW1ij pre for, the. Granl hroig i ttpr thp, .gwql,4e. tiies. WOt ihaye received ~,any valuable Ideiis from your country, and this last is des. tined to ie the greatestdof a'l.*itMr. Wright's visit'tous: has sown seed which wil bear good fruit for many: generations to come. Letius iwork for this. Yoursfraternally, - S / * J., P. SaH.LDOX. SheenAsbbaawrne, England, Sept. 1,1876. ' TXe ' ORDX `IN OEO AIWD tQWA. At 'the Orange Ehicamplent eveniing dis-. eussionis last week, the 1.i'mer' . Pi-,nd re pdrt thb fbllowi ih; hIn rigard t' the '.oider i dOhii tiind Iovwa: 'Brothe.'BBrockett, of O.hl ' reported the i tle'rin hi' st3ite hiin' fi mot prosierobis con vAl L a . L Lt II . I , q, I.l.u prosperous . uCO ditIo-i, all the time gýiowitig, a;' d <could also efeak hidfreetly-for IoiWa, mtitin be.n pires ent a teW'days before -,it a's arg (Gaii'e ~ pic niein his Statte'it'4ihh BrottiIr Ellis, ~alsx er of Oliio 'Sate GFiinge, anr' BEroti eri tned I1, - OiifoIzc ; 1.etarer of Natiotal Grange, wiere both preent, Br:.. i.Eis pubhlicly 'called bit Brd. inedly to tell h.wit w.as that t.` order wirs going down 'in Iowa, as .reported'In sotihe ofthe papers. Brother S. explIilned thatt their tiembersliip is as;great ei thtixf -at' any time, alid te ordiler never so stronga ai it present. iij tie hrry of or ganizing, some Gr'hnges v ero 'licited' too t;lose tb others, hence toisplidation, m~ik ing one 'strong one "odt of two, weak ones. Some unsibrthy persons t ikeni in iti. l.atd been droppet out. B'Io. lrockett iirged .ip on all, the idhporttinee,of.every Patron tak ing an.dI' eading at :lest one good Grange paper. ,' ..... THE WHEAT MEE'TING. Acoohdig i t6 anniouii&icen1t a; meeting ot wheat-growers was hild at GAlren Gate Gra'i.gebHi uesdaisy niigL 'It w as the senti merit of the meeting to publlsh no recordl of proecedings, and .eonsttqiielt y; e~ sprint no#hihg oflkldal: 'Tl.htgossip Cdi zcdruing the meethiig, as `found ini the ChAolfcdle, i b b fol lows:: " Some of the largest grain-raisers .ht the State were presacit. Na)o tiislness vliich ein be nimale public wii4 tt~isaeted, thiuigh there Wa" a'dRtlemiuatlon. expressed among the "igmboers .not.O,pa; with their: wheat uintil the rate 9f, freight is reduced.! ' We have plenty ot wheat, plen.ty, of store-rootls and victuals cqulotgh lo leep from. starving,'. ind said a farmer from Butte, who'could almost lpad a ship, ~ one,. 'and if. ,thPy wait our ,wheat they can ave it wen they pay pay prices proportioiatC to Jiverpoql quotations. 0th erwise we we will let the weevil eat it.' .The action of the ring in advancing the, price of charters with every advance in Liverpool, instead of raising the price of grain here proportionately, is understood by these men, and while there area largenutmber, of small farmers an.d renters; wJho, are compelled to sell for ready money, the :receipts ,ofT . wheat are no larger than during the, same. period last year, with a crop almost domible. The representatives say.,that throulghout the State the warehousý,s are full, while a great deal of wheat is banked along the rivers." The Call, in noticing the meeting, saysan othbr i'eeting.will bie held at Vallejo, Sept. 30th. The Vallejo meeting, is not a wheat nieeting, but one held by the County Qtranoge for the geniiral good ,of tl~e order and a feast. GRA'N`GE ITEMS. The Order in Wdshington Territory. is in fine condition.. The grange at Jeffbrson, Texas, has, a fc male Chaplain . The next mcethi 'of:the Naatioihal. iOruge will be held in Chicago.' " Some of tlihe granges of Wisconsin have shipped tobacco'dii'ect o'Gernmany w'ith very satisfactory restilts. The State Grange FPir at .Iontgonmery, Alabama, commences October 24th, and bids fair to be a great success. The patrons of San Francisco .have- char tered the.iron ship Dryad, and will soon dis patch lhar toLiverpool direct. S. O. Minor, the Superintendent of the grange store at Louisiana, Mo., reports his business as in goodl conditiol and satis ifcetory. A woolen factory.is contemplated by the Patrons:of White counby, Ark. An agent: has been appointed tosolicit subscriptions to the stock. Wim. M. Price & Co. ot $t SLouis, in ad dition: to the borid o6' $200,000 given the Missouri State Graingm have given the Flor ida State Grange, ia bond of $10,000. STexas Patrons sire hirarnging' for the pib Ikation of the " Lanilwi"rth," 'a National Grange and agricultural iiper, in t' Ger h·~n\~ ton in b ru TL ...211 ^ 1 . lettsville. The number of subordinate Granges in Yirgilyia iS, now 378, with ten Pomona Grages. ,, Several: o-operative stores are being established throughout the State, gon erally with good success. Meetings have been held in Berlin and other places in. Germany to considkler the practicability of organizing an Agricultural Order. ithGermany s.aitilr to ,the Patrons of Ifusbmndry lan the .United tStates.. Canada has.: many- of 'the brightest and •*mos t energetic grai.es oit the conitinent, Idnd is advancing rapidly in' the' scierice of agriculture. No portion of the Tfitted Staites excels her when we° note- the differ eneein climate. Tlhd :Ptfons of 1lrginia are rapidly arrest iing the class legishtion ini that 'State which -ia'sbien: 'a great hardship' to farmers for many years. Urited action will command what is riglhft,and this Isdson is t'eing well learned by 'the Pa ti'Ons throughout the laind. The Grangers' convettion to devise means to break tie power of the so-called grain ring, hl!d at' an Francisco, Cal., September 23d, piassed 't resolution to sell no. wheat in that market for less than $1.65 per cental, and imade armagements forshipping on their own accounit. The P.ojtrops have a co-operative store at Gaine' iille, Ky., with a capital stock of.$3, (30'; it has been in operation six monlts, I iand has declared a dividend of 6 pei cent., to'say nothing of the pereontfag., aveq ct i; the reductiou in the price Of goods, which is at least 20 per cent. The Grangers of six couhities in Teunesgee mtud of four counties in Kentucky havve unit- I ed in a corporation called the " Cl'arksville Tobacco District .Council." They have, plrchased.a large warehouse, with capacity, to store tnud handle four tt~.usaitid h y-, hed:iils The corpordition ~hs $10 OO to begin with, and more promised. The Indiana Farmer says: The Stato Agent, Bro. Tyner, repbrts business of the agency rapidly increasing, escpciolly hi tihe line of family supplies. 'the orders coming in each mail keeps him ,exceelngly buy s and the bustle in all lines:rminlds one of thl former busy seasons. : Bro. Tyner is as prompt as possible answering the muner ous inquiries, and forwarding orders. IIH says the outlook is avery promising in all di rections. The .ational Gr ager' tl 8oui'ern Ag riculturisalhave co0ihbiued iteir fo cep, antd the resulting prpolutct. Will Irar-e. Major Thomlas Key, for its editor and Mr, John T. Ilearn for its business manager, 'VWe heart ily 1wish Messrs. Key and Ilearn the very greatest success. They are both hard work. iuig newspaper nien,.and despite the . difter ences tthat exist between onrselves and them on nmany points of discussion, ,We do not hesitate to say that they deserve a liberal support. it tlhe hands of those for whosu benefit their paper exists. r lE GRANGE 'WAGO.N. 'Ihe Grange Wagon is manufacthred in St. Louts of thoroughly seasonIcd timbrl., ).well, ironed, and put up by experience7 and skil led w'or'rnleu. Wchaveadtopted a our tradte mnalk, 2 The Grange WVagon, P., of H. ," which is in mnojiongimdTf"rn on the sides of the body. We are the ?pny plarties who can manufacture this wagon, and we caution all parties interested to beware of inmitations. None are genuhte withot* 4' The Grange Npagon, P. of II." in monograithf66rni n the sides, and our n~ne on the froit of the body. . ?iICE'S ON LOAIID CAlS OR IIOAT INS sT. LOUIS: 0W't wltlh W'twith.. 2 3-4 in .T him ble 'Skeii n , - . ou• bo , e ric light 24horse, carries - . 1500l1b - - - 7951ba. 570lbs. $55 00 3 In. Thilbleo Skein, 2-' horse, carries .s15i4 lba 840 " -,;15 " ' 00 3 1-4 in. Thimble Skein, 'heavy 2-horse, ctlrrica 24O1ib. 940 6P5 " 60 00 ;3`Tl yin. T'lh .leb4kein;, i . 33-4 in. Thimble kein, i 4-h'se,carries4000 bt1. 1140 '' ,' 856: 70 1 1-2 in. iron ax. light 2 h'Se, carries 1575 lbs. 810 " 585 " 0000 ir48 tliron ax.,2L-hee, carries 2000 lbs. 855 " 015 " 6 00 13-4 in iron lot hs., light 31 h'se, carries 25010I t. 1000 " 0" ' 8 00 2 in. Iron ax., 4-h se, .carries 4000 lb . s -. 1240 "' 90 (" 78 06 -1 .vn bodi.e are not )vanted with above wagons, leduct $12 50 each. " "W'gihtcomplete. Prich. 2 1-4 in. Thimble Skein, 1-h'6e 4,0 lbs. $40 00 Z1-2 in. ' ' " ' 50 ' 42 00 11-4 in. Iron Axle, 1-horse, 510 " 44 00 1 5-8 in. 'o 530 " 46 00 Pole and double trees for 1-horsewnageonsxtri, $8. Spring seats, $4 00 extra ; ,'atent brak , $4 50 extra ; Yo , 756 p1r set extra; feed t'ruglc , $1 50 extra;. wago~I-Sh.ets hLwavyx, 10xl4 4f.t, $.etra, NSTE.-- tate whethcr wide or narrow track wagone are (:oag ted. ," , : FORM OF WARIRANT. FORM OF WAltRANT. We warrant the Grange'Wagon of our brand, sold .o ., ----to be wellatdlae aiLiw of good seasonied timber. Any brenkage, with rduinary usiage, with lnouAe year from this dat. resulting from badwork manship or dtfect h1~ m4iterill w, : agr:ee to havy re paired 'or replaceud without'cost'to pLrchaser. V..., kr.. mnci Co. St.'Louis, , 187 . . DUMlP- CAiRTS. 1V' ht , poct-et.. fles. 3 1- in. Thimble Skeir .... '4h It ..'5 0r 3314 in. ' a " tr ' ,6'0 '1f:00 1 1-3 in. Iron Axle, G " 3 . 00 23-3At. 57 a. 88,00 SPJRUNG GAQS. PIU* NAGON WITHI co 1niov wIEELS. 1 1.8 inch Iron Axle,' I-2x516 aIinch, tire, 3 spring (front tprihg,J 1-2t4nýi leaf,, hind spring,: 1l.' inchleaf) bed0' feet 9 m. longby 8 feet 3 lh Wide, 1 t and l cushion-- . .' With shaft,. - - - - - 5 0 With tongue, ' - - - 100 +0 With shaft and tongue - - - - 105 00 1 I4 ihch Iron Axle, with sprihigs and work in pro portion, $5 higher thaui eoe pritceS Weight (complete) boxqid, 4U0. , W RING WA.oN, wit 1 P.ATNTrr W(ILS." i 1;8inch P1atet.Iron Axle, ! l-'x5- i6 inch tRpings 1 1-2x5 Inch lehit ird I 1-i lflch leaf, bed A feet 9 in. .:oig. and :ibfet 8 'in. wide, leatherI dash board, Iseat and 1 cushix-. With shaft, - - - - - $1, d SJ ' With dhaft'an rtitngue, "= - - 130 11-4 inch :atent Iron Axle, ·ith springs and woii in proportion, $5 hiiher than above paicea 'Weight (complete) boxed, 40;: 'BUG JAS. O'PEhi TOP DUGQY-PATENT WITEELS. linch Patent rou. Axle,:F1-4x3 inch leaf Apri, leather dalsh boa~'r, eouhionzand fall, square lioa and iiished'i' good tyle, '- - - $1120 TOPS nUGGY-r4AT-.sT WIIU.L.$. 1 inch Patent 'Iron 'Axle,' 1' I-4x3' inchJ lear frong spring ai ut-4 A- inch -leaf ldid spring, leatl*e dash board, cushions .and falil .hiftin.. tp~ of top' rIubiexi, ba1dnci of tp id) ther, ilni1su etIl good style,, . ,- . - We have oUr 'Wagons aindi nggies mnade in St, [01ui. 'They, tre'~hadaomcly tflltshcl, and w guarantee tllhi e l) taeie f vy beUe ? If iyo want a prink Wigon or ongrBgy ai~ n IdiL durable, soed us qsoer arolr., " U[X. M. PRICE vCO.; No;.14 SouthCý driirilt S,.' ,omis, m.0,o; SDa. Jn , M,: ;.1 Jtuar3tl 1, 1Sb .. Bn0. R. N. 8tturEuLIN: I wish to state for tM afor4alation of those that Wi*h: to order anytbli~ hrouI- W. IH. PricO & CO., St. Louits a.oo. ,.th.. rtlered a buiggy of 'them'cm,.which rve entire seaiY 'a oht .b t#i1-flr andi 1 t3' edp . 1t :'Pa'es o ced very chtn, by co.nleteiit utLie .. . . S'rlit.tlly .ida+3 'IJIIL. EVAN.