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Husband Plaintiff in One Case, the
Wife in Another.
The marital Infelicities of two couples
were today laid bare in petitions filed In
the Iilstriet Supreme Court. The husband
in one case is charged with desertion,
while In the other the wife Is alleged to
have cleared the house of all the furniture
and paraphernalia when she left home.
The latter plea is made in the suit filed by
Gustave Knabe against Mamie Knabe, in
which an absolute divorce is requested. The
couple werde married March 18, lWJtt, at
Kockville, Md.. and lived in this city until
September 13. 11)06, when. It Is alleged,
while the husband was at work the wife
riorkia ft ***! tfikinv oil tho fnmttnra wi?V>
Infidelity 1m also alleged.
On the petition of Mrs. Jennie M. Bovee
for a limited divorce from Frank M. Bovee
Justice Oould today directed Mr. Bovee to
show cause June 7 why he should not be
compelled to pay alimony and to refrain
from molesting his wife or her daughter.
Mrs. Bovee says they were married June
4. 18S9, and charges that her husband deserted
her In June, 1901. She declares that
her husband earns good wages, and asked
the court to require him to properly support
TMay Crawford, the seventeen-year-old
boy who had been in Jail for several months
at Newport News, Va? on the charge of
attempting to burn the Augusta Hotel in
Hampton, was found "not guilty" by an
fillub?Ui City county Jury.
(Continued from First Page.)
assembly halls, social organizations of all
kinds. The school building and the teacher
in the school building should, throughout
the country district, be of the very highest
type, able to fit the boys and girls not
merely to live in. but thoroughly to enjoy
and to make the most of the country. The
country church must be revived. All kinds
of agencies, from rural free delivery to the
bicycle and the telephone, should be utilized
to the utmost; good roads should be favored;
everything should be done to make it
easier for the farmer to lead the most active
and effective intellectual, political and
economic life.
Where Churches and Schools Flourish.
There are regions of large extent where
nil this, or most of this, has already been
realized; and while this Is perhaps especially
true of great tracts of farming
country west of the Mississippi, with some
of whiclj I have a fairly Intimate personal
knowledge. It is no less true of other
great tracts of country east of the Mississippi.
In these regions the church anil
the school flourish as never before; there
Is a more successful and more varied
farming industry; the social advantages
and opportunities are greater than ever,
before; life is fuller, happier, more useful;
and though the work Is more effective
Hon evpr nnrl in a wav nuitp as hard, it
is carried on so as to give more scope for
well-used leisure. My plea is that we shall
all try to make more nearly universal the
conditions that now obtain In the mostfavored
Nothing In the way of scientific work
can ever take the place of business management
on a farm. We ought all of us to
teach ourselves as much as possible; but
we can also all of us learn from others;
and the former can best learn how to manage
his farm even better than he now does
by practice, under intelligent supervision,
on his own 6oil In such way as to Increase
his income. This Is the kind of teaching
which has been carried on in Texas, Louisiana
and Arkansas by Dr. Knapp of the
national Department of Agriculture. But
much has been accomplished by the growth
of what is broadly designated as agricultural
science. This has been developed
with remarkable rapidity during the last
quarter of a century, and the benefit to
agriculture lias been great. As was inevitable,
there was much error anil much
repetition of work in the early application
of money to the needs of agricultural colleges
and experiment stations alike by the
nation and the several states. Much has
been accomplished; but much more can be
accomplished in the future. The prime
need must always be for real research, resulting
in scientific conclusions of proved
soundness. Both the farmer and the legislature
must beware of invariably demanding
immediate returns from investments in
research efforts. It is probably one of our
faults as a nation that we are too lmpa
tlent to wait a sumcient lengui 01 nine i"
accomplish the best results; and in agriculture
effective research often, although
not always. Involves slow and long-continued
effort if the results are to be
trustworthy. While applied science in
agriculture as elsewhere must be judged
largely from the standpoint of its actual
return in dollars, yet the farmers, no more
than any one else, can afford to ignore the
large results that can be enjoyed because
of broader knowledge. The farmer must
prepare for using the knowledge that can
be obtained through agricultural colleges
by Insisting upon a constantly more practical
curriculum in the schools in which
his children are taught. He must not lose
his independence, his Initiative, his rugged
self-sufficiency; and yet he must learn to
work in the heartiest co-operation with his
The Cornerstones of Prosperity.
The cornerstones of our unexampled
prosperity are, on the one hand, the production
of raw material, and ks manufacture
and distribution on the other. These
two great groups of subjects are repre
sented In the national government principally
by the Departments of Agriculture
and of Commerce and Labor. The production
of raw material from the surface
of the earth ts the sphere In which the Department
of Agriculture has hitherto
achieved such notable results. Of all the
executive departments there is no other,
not even the Post Office, which comes into
more direct and beneficent contact with
the daily life of the people than the Department
of Agriculture, and none 'whose
yield of practical enetits is greater in
proportion to the public money expended.
But great as its t^rvices have been in
the past, the Department of Agriculture
has a still larger field of usefulness ahead.
It has been dealing with growing crops.
It must hereafter deal also with living
men. Hitherto agricultural research, Instruction
ar il agitation have been directed
almost exclusively toward the production
of. wealth from the soil. It Is time to
adopt in addition a new point of view.
Hereafter another great task before the <
national Department of Agriculture and
the similar agencies of the various states
must be to foster agriculture for its social
results, or, in other words, to assist In
bringing about the best kind of life on <
the farm for the sake of producing the
best Kirul 01 men. ine kuvuiuiucui must
recognize the far-reaching importance of
the study and treatment of the problems of 1
farm life alike from the social and the 1
economic standpoints; and the federal and I
state departments of Agriculture should cooperate
at every point.
The farm grows the raw material for the 1
food and clothing of all our citizens; it 1
supports directly almost half of them; and ]
nearly half the children of the United States I
are born and brought up on farms. How 1
can the life of the farm family be made less I
solitary, fuller of opportunity, freer from '
drudgery, more comfortable, happier and 1
more attractive? Such a result Is most 1
earnestly to be desired. How can life on 1
the farm be kept on the highest level, and 1
where It is not already on that level, be so
improved, dignified and brightened as to '
awaken and keep alive the pride and loyalty I
of the farmer's boys and girls, of the 1
farmer's wife and of tho farmer himself? 1
How can a compelling desire to live on the 1
farm be aroused in the children that are 1
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of vital importance not only to the farmer, :
but to the whole nation; and the Department
of Agriculture must do its share In
answering them.
Drift of the Cities.
The drift toward the city Is largely determined
by the superior social opportunities
to be enjoyed there, by the greater vividness
and movement of city life. Considered
from the point of view of national efficiency.
the problem of the farm is as much
a problem of attractiveness as it Is a problem
of prosperity. It has ceased to be
merely a problem of growing wheat and
corn and cattle. The problem of production
has not ceased to be fundamental, but
it is no longer final; Just as learning to read
and write and cipher are fundamental, but
are no longer the final ends of education.
We flOpc Ulllinaieiy iu uuuuie me avciagi;
yield of wheat and corn per acre; It will be
a great achievement; but It Is even more
Important to double the desirability, comfort
and standing of the farmer's life.
We must consider, then, not merely how
to produce, but also how production effects
the producer. In the past we have given
but scant attention to the social side of
farm life. We should study much more
closely than has yet been done the social organization
of the country, and inquire
whether Its Institutions are now really as
useful to the farmer as they should be, or
whether they should not be given a new
direction and a new Impulse, for no farmer's
life should lie merely within the boundary
of his farm. lUls study must be of the
past and me west, the norm ana tne soutn,
for the needs vary from place to place.
First In Importance, of course, comes the
effort to secure the mastery of production.
Great strides toward this end have already
been taken over the larger part of tiie
United States; much remains to be done, but
much has been done; and the debt of the
nation to the various agencies of agricultural
Improvement for so great an advance
is not to be overstated. But we cannot
halt here. The benefits of high social organization
Include such advantages as ease
of communication, better educational facilities,
Increased comfort of living and
those opportunities for social and Intellectual
life and Intercourse, of special value to
the young people and to the women, which
are as yet chiefly to be had In centers of
population. All this must be brought within
the reach of the farmers who live on the
farms, of the men whose labor feeds and
clothes the towns and cities.
Need of Co-operation.
Faxuitrs must learn tlie yital need (1
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co-operation with one another. Next to
this comes co-operation with the government,
and the government can best give
Its aid through associations of farmers
rather than through the individual farmer;
for there Is no greater agricultural problem
than that of delivering to the farmer the
large body of agricultural knowledge wnicn
has been accumulated by the national and
state governments and by the agricultural
colleges and schools. Nowhere has the
government worked to better advantage
than In the south, where the work done by
the Department of Agriculture in connection
with the cotton growers of the southwestern
states has been phenomenal In its
value. The farmers in the region affected
by the boll weevil. In the course of the
efforts to light it, have succeeded in devel
oping a most scientific husbandry, so that
in many places the boll weevil became a
blessing In disguise. Not only did the Industry
of farming become of very much
greater economic value In its direct results,
but it became Immensely more Interesting
to thousands of families. The meetings
at which the pew subjects of Interest
were discussed grew to have a distinct social
value, while with the farmers were
joined the merchants and bankers of the
neighborhood. It is needless to say that
every such successful effort to organize
the farmer gives a great stimulus to the
admirable educational work which is.being
done In the southern states, as elsewhere,
to prepare young people for an agricultural
life. It is greatly to be wished that the
communities whence these students are
drawn and to which they either return
or should return could be co-operatively
organized; that is, that associations of
farmers could be organized, primarily for
business purposes, but also with social
ends In view. This would mean that the
returned students from the Institutions of
technical learning would find their environment
prepared to profit to the utmost
by the improvements in technical methods
which they had learned.
Field Open for Work.
The people of our farming regions must
be able to combine among themselves, as
the most efficient means of protecting their
industry from the highly organized interests
which now surround them on every
side. A vast field is open for work by cooperative
associations of farmers In dealing
with the relation of the farm to transportation
and to the distribution and manufacture
of raw materials. It is only through
such combination that American farmers
can develop to the full their economic and
social power. Combination of this kind has,
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Ing the people back to the land, and has
enabled the Danish peasant to compete In
extraordinary fashion, not only at home,
but In foreign countries, with til rivals.
Agricultural colleges and farmers' Institutes
have done much In Instruction and
inspiration; they have stood for the nobllltj
of labor and the necessity of keeping the
muscks and the brain In training for Industry.
They have developed technical departments
of high practical value. They seek
to provide for the people on the farms an
equipment so broad and thorough as to fit
them for the highest requirements of our
citizenship; so that they can establish and
maintain country homes of the best type,
and create and sustain a country civilization
more' than equal to that of the city.
The men they train must be able to meet
the strongest business competition, at home
or abroad, and they can do this only if they
are trained not alone In the various lines
Df husbandry but In successful economic
management. Inese colleges, like the state
experiment stations, should carefully study
and make known the needs of each section,
and should try to provide remedies for
what is wrong.
The education to be obtained In these
colleges should create as Intimate relationship
as Is possible between the theory of
learning and the facts of actual life. Edu
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highly trained scholars, of course; but In
a country like ours, where the educational
establishments are so numerous, It is folly
to think that their main purpose Is to produce
these highly trained scholars. Wiiuout
in the least 'disparaging scholarship and
learning?on the contrary, while giving
hearty and ungrudging admiration and support
to the comparatively few whose primary
work should be creative r^holarship?
it must be remembered that the ordinary
graduate of our colleges should bi and
must be, primarily a man and not a
scholar. Education should not confine Itself
to books. It must train, executive
power, and try to create that right public
opinion which is the most potent factor in
the proper solution of all political and
social questions. Book-learning Is very important,
but It Is by no moans everything;
and we shall never get the right idea of
education until we definitely understand
that a man may be well trained in booklearning
and yet, in the proper sense of the
word, and for all practical purposes, be
utterly uneducated; while a man of comparatively
little book-learning may, nevertheless,
In essentials, have a good education.
Agriculture's Level.
It is true that agriculture in the United
States has reached a very high level of
prosperity; but we cannot afford to disregard
the signs which teach us that tiiere
are Influences operating against the establishment
or retention of our country life
iinnn n renllv sound basis. The overexten
sive and wasteful cultivation of pioneer
days must stop and give place to a more
economical system. Not only the physical
but the ethical needs of the people of the
country districts must be considered. In
our country life there must be social and
intellectual advantages as well as a fair
standard of physical comfort. There must
be in the country, as In the town, a multiplication
of movements for Intellectual advancement
and social betterment. We must
try to raise the average of farm life, and we
must also try to develop it so tihat It shall
offer exceptional chances for the exceptional
Of course the essential things after all
are those which concern all of us as men
and women, no matter whether we live tn
the town or the country, and no matter
What our occupations may be. The root
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The latest style jackets and full plaited
kirts, all colors. The greatest bargain
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problems are much the same for all of us,
widely though thry may differ In outward
manifestation. The most Important conditions
that tell for happiness within the
home are the same for the town and the
country; and the relations be ween employer
and employe are not always satisfactory
on the farm any more than In the factory,
All over the country there Is a constant
complaint of paucity of farm labor. Without
attempting to go Into all the features of
this question X would like to point out that
you can never get the right kind, the best
kind, of labor if you offer employment only
for a few months, for no man worth anything
will permanently accept a system
which leaves him In idleness for half the
year. And most Important of all, X want to
say a special word on behalf of the one who
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on the farm?the farmer's wife. Reform,
like charity, while It should not end
at home, should certainly begin there; and
the man, whether he lives on a farm or In a
town, who is anxious to see better social
and economic conditions prevail through
the country at large, should be exceedingly
careful that they prevail first as regards
his own womankind. I emphatically believe
that for the great majority of women
the really indispensable industry In which
they should engage ia the Industry of the
home. There are exceptions, of course; but
exactly as the flrst duty of the normal man
is the duty of being the home maker, so the
flrst duty of the normal woman Is to-be the
home keeper; and exactly as no other learning
Is as Important for the average man as
the learning which will teach him how to
make his livelihood, so no other learning 19
as important for the average woman as the
learning which will make her a good house
wire ana mother. But tins does not mean
that she should be an overworked drudge.
I have hearty sympathy with the movement
to better the condition of the average tiller
of the soil, of the average wageworker, and
I have an even heartier sympathy and applause
for the movement which is to better
the condition of their respective wives.
There is plenty that is hard and rough and
disagreeable in the necessary work of actual
life; and under the best circumstances,
and no matter how tender and considerate
the husband, the wife will have at least her
full share of work and worry and anxiety:
but if the man is worth his salt he will try
to take as much as possible of the burden
off the shoulders of his helpmate. There is
nothing Utopian in the movement; all that
Is necessary is to strive toward raising the
average, both of men and women, to the
level on which the highest type of family
now stands, among American farmers,
among American skilled mechanics, among
American citizens generally; for in all the
world there is no better and healthier home
life, no finer factory of individual character,
nothing more representative of what Is best
hiiu must cnaracierisuc in American lire
than that which exists in the higher type of
American family; and this higher type of
family is to be found everywhere among
us, and is the property of no special group
of citizens.
The Best Crop.
The best crop is the crop of children:
the best products of the farm are the men
and women raised thereon; and the most
Instructive and practical treatises on farming,
necessary though they be, are no more
necessary inan me dooks wmcn teacn us
our duty to our neighbor, and above all to
the neighbor who Is of our own household.
You young men and women of the
agricultural and industrial colleges and
schools?and, for that matter, you who go
to any college or school?must have some
time for light reading; and there is some
light reading quite as useful as heavy
reading, provided of course that you do
not read in a spirit of mere vacuity. Aside
from the great classics, and thinking only
of the many healthy and stimulating
books of the day, it is easy to pick out
many which can really serve as tracts, because
they possess wiiat many avowed
tracts and treatises do not, the prime quality
of being interesting. You will learn the
root principles of self-help and helpfulness
toward others from "Mrs. Wiggs of
the Cabbage Patch," Just as much as
from any formal treatise on charity; you
will learn as much sound social and industrial
doctrine from Octave Thanet's
stories of farmers and wageworkers as
from avowed sociological and economic
studies; and I cordially recommend the
first chapter of "Aunt Jane of Kentucky"
fnr nan n? n tvnet In nil families where the
men folks tend to selfish or thoughtless or
overbearing disregard of the rights of their
Do not misunderstand me. I have not
the slightest sympathy with those hysterical
and foolish creatures who wish women
to attain to easy lives by shrinking their
duties. I have as hearty a contempt for
the woman who shirks her duty of bearing
and rearing the children, of doing her full
housewife's work, as I have for the man
who is an Idler, who shirks his duty of
earning a living for himself and for his
household, or who is selfish or brutal toward
ills wife and Children. I believe in
the happiness that comes from the performance
of duty, not from the avoidance
of duty. But I believe also in trying, each
of us, as strength is given us, to bear one
another's burdens; and this especially in
our own homes. No outside training, no
co-operation, no government aid or direction
can take the place of a strong and upright
character; of goodness of heart combined
with clearness of head, and that
strength and toughness of fiber necessary
to wring success from a rough work-a-day
world. Nothing outside of home can take
the place of home. The school Is an Invaluable
adjunct to the home, but It Is a
wretched substitute for It. The family relation
Is the most fundamental, the most
Important of all relations. No leader In
church or state, In science or art or industry,
however great his achievement, does
work which compares in importance with
that of the father and the mother, "who
are the first of sovereigns and the most
divine of priests."
Secretary Wjlson'a Address.
Secretary Wilson also made an interesting
speech. In part he said:
It has been said that the United States
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Which Took Place Yesterday at I
federate Reunion.
did three unique things in the last century.
It built at Washington the Capitol, the
Washington monument and the Congressional
Library, each the finest erf its kind in
the world. A much grander work was the
laying of the foundation of agricultural
education and research to prepare the
farmer for his life work, establish agricultural
literature and lift the tiller of the
soil to a highest level of efficiency as a
producer and a citizen. No cnuntrv on
earth lias such a comprehensive system to
bring about these results. The total number
of land grant colleges is sixty-five, and
sixty-three of these give courses in agriculture,
which are attended by 10,000 students.
These colleges are as largely engaged In
giving instruction in agriculture to adult
fanners In the farmers' institute, which are
annually attended by over 1,000,000 farmers.
These Institutions have permanent funds
and equipment amounting to $84,000,000
and an annual revenue of $14,500,000, to
which the federal government contributes
$3,000,000 and the state governments $7,
Work Is Telling.
The work Is telli'ng in many ways. Young
people go to these institutions who would
not go to any other. There Is a great demand
at home and abroad for young people
educated along these lines. The brightest
farm boys and girls are being educated for
the farm. It Is the most delightful and comprehensive
study of material thfngs to
which the mind can be applied.
Including the population of our island possessions
half of the people under our flag
are producers from the soil. This half owe
it to the other to prepare themselves for
discharging the duties of citizenship with
the highest intelligence.
Some Powerful Adjuncts.
They are financially able to educate, as 72
per cent of our exports?or nine hundred
millions of dollars?is the price of farm
products sold abroad annually after supplying
the home requirements. They have
Ipinrrp nnrl mnrp f?r?i'llti<*? f<?** voo/lino
reflection than the other half of the people.
Rural free delivery of mails, the telephone,
the daily and farm papers, magazines
and other sources of information combine
to form powerful aduncts In the education
of the iarmer and his family. They
are not organized as a class and are not
likely to be, but they are the nation's jurywhen
questions of public policy are to be
Do not understand me that I w< uld limit
the education of rural families to material
affairs?to the getting 01 "bread and butter"
as some thoughtless men in prominent
places term agricultural educations.
Responsibility to God and to his fellow
man is now being impressed upon jour.g
and old in country and village and town by
the grandest organization of churches and
Sabbath schools known to any people.
wnere mans nomer nature is neing stimulated
and developed with infinite pains and
at such expense as we are never likely to
see devoted to material things.
Liberal Incomes Necessary.
Highly enlightened society as we have it
requires liberal Incomes. Good farming is
the basis of bank accounts in our country.
Fill the pupil's stomach before you teach
altruism and see that the teacher has had
breakfast. One of the most praiseworthy
lines of work being done at our agricultural
colleges Is the training of young women
in what pertains to themselves and others,
Including domestic economy, sanitation, nutrition,
ventilation and correct living, resulting
in the American girl, unique, unequaled,
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Stuart, the Unveiling Ceremonies of
lichmond as a Feature of the ConNOT
Bryan Protests Against Reports That
He Is Making Nominations.
LINCOLN, Neb., Xi;iy 31.?Referring to
the various stories that he Is for this op
that democrat for President. Mr. liryan
says in today's Commoner:
"Mr. Bryan does not pose as a Warwick.
He has no desire to assume the role of < andidate
maker. He mildly protests against
the misrepresentations of his i>ositioii by
those who prefer some one else, but he 18
not eager to have a hand In the making of
a candidate. The question of candidacy
cannot be settled by a few leaders. The
people will sit in Judgment. And yet from
the manner of some one would suppose
that the only thing necessary to the selection
of a candidate was agreement
among the leaders.
"No one Is available who does not stand
for democratic principles and policies as
they are presented in the democratic platform,
and that platform must represent
the wishes of the voters. Second among
those who represent the principles and policies
of the party as stated In the platform,
the choice should fall upon the one who,
all tilings considered, gives the best promise
of strengthening those principles and
policies before the public."
Air. Bryan sets at rest all stories a! out
his Roosevelt leanlnes. He says:
"The third term issue would of Itself rule
the President out, and while he has Indorsed
several democratic measures he has
r.ot carried these as far as the democrats
would have carried them and has Indorse!
only a portion of the democratic platform."
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