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Fannin? and Higher Education.
Some Xew Arithmetical Problem. A Wisconsin school teacher had nine- The few "Tad- teen scholars anu sne iigureu up ai mo of constant toil and endeavor is rcn- It has been staled, as a curious fact, . ,-r:,,. ,..;n. .i,:t, 1.,,. i- .,it that of tin.' 422 graduates of Wabash -. l,'-it ,,. ,j,ny,u -n. t..L .r't-,, I. College during the half century of its uat,.g wu , leave the halls of lcarnin" e,"l ' threq months that rJie had be ciistcnce. but fourteen are farmers. It for tjie ptmv an,i t10 fie,i ,-, do ;, stowed l-'8 lickings on the school. .Al ls unite probable tint this ratio will hold ' .i. i-,..i,.i.. .i,-. r-,;nr ;. ti... must lowing that one bov received seventeen f;ood iu similar institutions of advanced earning. Hut there is little to marvel at in it. Of the Aii who graduated healthful, honorable and remunerative, ' nnd at the same time free from the in- ! Itltli,l itT. vntnt'nH -.Mil iliianiuiint. from Wabash College it it safe to say . mmla ,.a cnviro Ino;t ( the" 'Vofc,. that neany all entered that school with , ,-,,. ,, W Journal. Mravv in the Manger. the cxeetat!Oii of preparing to cuter Uon a profession. jiio young man who intends to become .1 iihvsician. a lawyer, a preacher or literary man. sees : It is not at all difficult to rot down a the great advantage of having a liberal ; straw pile, and by so doing to germinate nmi eia.isic.il euiicai:on. una may ne- , ami till most ot tlie weeil seeds con of them, and that three of the' girls escaped entirely, how many lickings did each of the others receive. The average lisherman gets four nib bles to one bite, and three bites to a fish, and ialf his fish are not worth earning home. At this rate how long wtll'it take a lisherman to exhaust the supply of sheep-beads and dog-tish? The friends of a certain man chip in four cents apiece and purchase a sponge DR. JOHN BULL'S Smith's Tonic Syrup FOR THE CURE OF FEVER and AGUE Or CHILLS and FEVER. it rots rapidly and so soon as it gets tain man lets himself loo-e on the donors once thoroughly wetted, by rci.iling. it ! and damages each one's head to the come an able anil eminent attorney ; tamed therein; by making the -tack 1 to present him on Ins birth-uay as era without a collegiate education, but such ' very fiat, so as to catch much water, ' blematical of his daily life. "The cer- an education n realizes won in tie 011111-meu-o adiantagc to him, would giu him prestige over his rivals not o qual ified, and place him on an equal fooling with others who have secured the same aid. The like may be said of theyoung man who would become a physician. toon heats and decays. Hut the stack or pile of straw at best contains carjon ami silica in quantities, and these are the most common and least valuable of all the elements of plant food. The lo tho preacher or literary man such an ' quantity of potash, nitrogen and phos acconipli'hincnt is indispensable. He j phorie acid is vor) small indeed, and may secure it by dint of very hard there is no method by which this pile of laU.r from the books of hit scanty ' -traw can in any way bo cliauged into The proprietor of this celebrated medicine jut; claims for it a superiority over all real edles ever offered to the pnblte for the SAFE, CERTAIN, SPEEDY and PERMANENT can of Affile tad Fever, or Chilli and Fever, wheth er ot short or longstanding. He refers to the entire Western and Southern country to bear him testimony to the trath of the assertion that in no case whatever will it fail to core if the directions are strictly followed and carried, on'.. In a great many cases a single dose hu been sufficient for a cure, and whole families have been cared by a single bottle, with a per fect restoration of the general health. It is, however, prndent, and tn every case more cer for fnnr Imnr-i' work in ntiirir- isu w sure, 11 use jieobmbubu m imauer lor lour Hours work in rcmov- .....- .,,1,,, ,w,.n.r it.;..... .... library, but it i immeasurably t manure containing any more of these easier for him to accomplish his valuable elements than were in the desires tinder the tutorship of a corps stack originally. If we tread this pile of teachers w ho make it a business to down it will only bo a pile of wet straw, afford, by a systematized course, the ' and if wo rot itever so thrironghly.it means of acquiring a uoll-balaiiccd od- will only 1m? a smaller pileof thoroughly ! ucauoii ai ine icasi iosMiieeKpenuiiure , touch straw, ami. at oc-t, utile better of time and labor. As a natural result, than so-much swamp muck, this class of young men repair to col-1 It is only by tho ne of straw as an lege, and. haing 'graduated, goat once j absorbent," and as a coarser food for to the field of operations they had de- fattening aninvils, and by using with it termlued to enter Ix-foro they went to ' much neh food, uch as corn, bran, oil college. The man who eipects to pass ' or coltnn-seed meal, etc., that we can his life as a fanner seldom goes to col- change it into manure that shall really lege. fpm the fact that he docs not re gard it as nece-sary. Ho may cultivate grain, care for his stock and manage his finances with as much ability with an ordinary school education as with iie very valuable to u-e.and -that will largely increase tho crops where used. We must not expect that we can raise Large crops of grain vcar after vcar. ami sell tin; most valuable part, anil by amount of ?J;!.47. How much is each donor out of pocket? A young man wagers fifty cents that he can put a billiard ball into his mouth, anil he wins the bet. A surgeon charges him iug it. What was the exact gain in Ic ing smart? A man pays fifty edits extra to take laughing-gas while having a tooth pulled. The dentist could hate pulled six as well as one, and without any further cost How much did the patient lose by being so stingy- of his molars? The candy eaten by'a school-girl costs just as mucli as Iier s:-nool-boos; the been checked, more especially in difficult and long-standing cues. Usually this medicine will not require any aid to keeptheboweliln good order. Should the pitlent, however, re quire a cathartic medicine.after having taken three or four dotes of the Tonic a single dose of BOLL'S VEGETABLE FAMILY PILLS will be sufficient. The genuine SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP mast have DR.JOHN BULL'S private stamp on each bottle. SB. JOHN B uTL only has t he ri eht to peanuts she devours co,t more than her j mannfactnre and sell the original JOHJT J. finished one from a college or univcrsi- any method turn the straw into manure tv. To tho professional man such a, that shall keep up the fertility of the thing may be regarded as a necessity, ' soil; if we manure only with straw, we but to the farmer it is simply an accom- must expect to grow'only straw upon plishmcnt, not at all indispensable to the land. It is unfortunate for II. A. his success. It is, therefore, manifestly It , or any-other man, to be so situated unjust tn say that advanced education that lie ennot afford to raise stock to h.-u a tendency to prejudice students cat up and tread down the straw, and against farming'pr any other honorable to be fed richer foods, so as to make a pursuit. Thy score! "of so few farmers full supply of rich manure. With any lieing graduates lies in tho fait that but system of" fanning we now have, the few fanners, or tho-i- intending to pur-, land must, sooner or later, become cx stie a farmer's life, enter college. haustcd and cease to yield profitable Hut it would bo well to .s.iy, in this crops if wo fail to return to the soil the connection, tliat while an advanced or 1 essential clement of plant food removed " finished" education is by no means I in such crop. Cor. A". 1'. Tribune essential to the fanner, it would be of! - inestimable service to him, adding new singing lessons; her ice-cream costs more than her French, and the gas anil fuel she consumes while sparking foot tip twice tho cost of learning her to paint landscapes on old jugs and pitch ers. Therefore, how many daughters must a man have to be rich? An Alderman pays a ieiortc)r So to write him a speech favoring the erec tion of a new scnool house, but alter de livering eleven cents worth of the ora tion he is informed that there is no ques tion before the meeting, and he falls back and breaks a pair of suspenders worth thirty-live cents. How much is the great man out of pocket? Detroit Free I'rcss interest to his cho-en pin-suit and .-itlord ing means of recreation from his ardu ous physical labors. The fanner may cultivate Ins ileitis and Small Farms Taj Best. A Potato Experiment. A correspondent of the Home nnd l'arm gives the following experiment with potatoes: '-Last spring I divided a piece of land into two parts, one-thinl and two-thirds rcsi et-tively. which I planted with siiovv-jlake potatoes. In one-third of the piece I put perhaps more than one quart of sawdust to the hill, plac.ng the potatoes on the saw dust and covering well vvitn earth. The Governor of Florida reports.that ! T!lu remainder of the piece was planted iiifttniitnfrni iticn.'vrinuitiirihti.ni mat i "" c.. ..-, ... .., .-......v. : j r - - . r SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP, of Louisville, Ky. Examine well the label oa each bottle. If my pnrate stamp is not on eaca oottie no sot purchase, or you will be deceived. Manufacturer and Vender of SMITH'S TONIC SYRUP, BULL'S SARSAPARILLA, BULL'S WORM DESTROYER The Popular Remedies of the Day rriiclpil OBtrcSSt Stla St- l-OLISTILLK. KT. FOR THE PERMANENT CURE OF iuno 1 ir-A 1 iuna l?ootbe;diseasoUKvnTalntinUiisc6U3- a! itt oj taaiJtmjn. ana no reiDA:ritucwr f cure. W2levrrliacaiiM. however ofc-UaaU tho ense, ulU reanMrwiuoTerconeit. Bll KTD THIS distrsjsimr coa- m kbWa ijUlnt 1 Ttrr ut to be complicatedtlULOanaUsalion. XtSncr-tVon trfujfcega ti Tre&kened parts And qoiaJdj- ran u ejiuu o jrucm ctch wsn puyxicuca aa zaecjues nirv ocizrv iu.ca 43- nriiTOulLTeelti?roftae9tnnisa lUSEf PRICK SI. DniKelsts Sell Mill, nor do I think it will have thc-nme ellcct in the same soil every seaon. The jihilo-ophy is this: l'o atoes thrive best 111 loose, mellow soil, and in jNea snns not tixi wet. Therefore its ellect can be iuo-t effectually demonstrated. nnd tho contrast be greater if the e- to UUUUUt U IUV iil.UUllUllSil, 114 lli.lL I , .. . . .- . I . .-atlier his liar- 1 State is towanl small farms. This is "en 1 nail itng ineni. I :011ml mat t vols, manage his stock ami dhpo-e of , gooa new.s, anu 11 is to ue regrctteu mat "- ""- ".-. " ','.'; ""'"" the ..relucts of his labor, vvithm.t. other States aro no; as wiJe awake as ' ''9 ne-lhinl part wlucli had re-"boo-k-lcammg." l!nt if he has this I Florida. In California the farmers who J thetavdiist asrom the ret of learning, and has cultivated a tate for can. most money per acre are those ' - the mie-thiru part producing 1 .7. : 1... i... ... 1.: ,.! i...i-o i,.,.ti- .,r ihTrtv mi in larger, smoother and more marketable maud a recreation that will orovo an grat.es and other fniit. The richct ,ot;1 from each lull thai, did the ini-xI.ai.sUblewi.rco of plea-ure. There Xew York farmers are thoe ho have I 'o-i .mis part. 1 .10 not tiinic .1 win .:f e .... :X l'.-l. n,..n l.nm..nl nitilnil .v..ri- i--n -... Il.lVe the KlIDI! efTeCt mall kinds of rtiv iiut'inu tmim.iia lit . t.ii. i.ti:ii "-. '--. .... u...... ..j j. .... of thee Suudavs liould be "a day of as acre or two to their pear orchards, and nearly ab-olut'e rct as jw-sible. lie- the 1110-t proiitablc fanns of all arc vend feeding and watering tho stock, 1 those within a few miles of this city, and .such ' necessary work, nothing ' whose managers bank considerable should be done on the farm. During money yearly from the sale of vegeta the long hours of each seventh day, 1 hies giown on a few acres that are .- l.'l - al 1. . 1.. ! . .. 1. 1it.hI it tv.ntnli cnmi.1 intite tuio1iin(v ..iv 1 :. ...1..'.. 1. "i... ...... ti. lm.lm.t ,iii,rj .,nr nr-m ..r ...H penment is tne.l in land that is apt muscle and lilwr into i.lav and makes num. tiw rest grateful, a Xvaiii will furnish ! farm of .. ....!....., ... ....:. ,n 1.A ...!.... ,.,., 1.. . irri, lin (nrv ." I.i ...1 -I . .1 1 ... ... . ' ..,! ,lill. rnrli- nn III. AH ..f ,r ' TO fEISWl. ST ":r1 'I Ti l . ' tie : Vw k X "JnT4 ? iVut't . the we. to some extent, which wdl winter evenings, when everything is 1 Amer.can lanncr generally m-vius to HOSHFI One man who bought an up-river ,ah "J hcconio hanl. as tne sawdust of twenty-thtee acn-s twenty years w H allow the ivotato room to grow. It as for years averaged seven thou- ' """htless wUl have the best efleets in . for the .sawdust will ah 1 cau-o the sawdust to rot. This will hoii-ed. and there, is little to do but imagine that humxn.ty needs only ' ' ' ' .,,7 . f V V - 1 to wait for the return of ecl time ' wheat, con. and iK.rk.so heatten.t.t, to ' -'.bsitute for manuring the mrhambt. a M-ell-solected library nvise these ou a largo scale, while the ": ' '"';', 1$ PW- is ofluestiniabl,. value. A wellHlir.H.ieH vegetables and fniits on his own table " "f,v ,P , ' 1? " . t 1 .;, ,..,.. ...:n .1 .1 nn" i.m!.is.Ml at l.i.d. i.rie.-, in city Afterhavingthc land well plowed, mark i i vf itix4iiiuv nut nr iiixsii a()4iii - 1 r j aught else t. relresh the exhausted en- markets. Tho farmer should leani to crgies by entertaining the mind, and eat something beside miat and brcaiL male ngjl forget ho i.red th- body is , Hn should al.o learn that the jvople until it i no longer weary, ltesides 1 vvho do not own farms a-e willing and this, it renders ia K.r itself so much ' anxious to buy whatever vegetable more agreeable, in revealing all the se- 1 jiroducU may be fit to cat. A". 1'. creN of nature'.- alchemy, by which the j Herald. soil and tho air, the rain and siii.-l.inet " ' . are changed as bv magic into vaving Making pictures in the clouds just graes and golden grain. The edu- as the sun was going down, gilding the rated farmer sees, further than tho ' edges.with gold and turning the silver simple "becati-o'' of sonic farmer who ; lining almost inside out: "Oh. there's preceded him. He plows deep or 'a ;rcat big chariot wif horjes and shallow for a r.unM. lie buvs his im-1 tonnes, ami -and oh, it's all gone now." nlcments intciliircntlv. and is enabled I said little curly hair. "Huh!" said lo economize his own strength. Hotter little shavcy head. " 1 than that, he sees a thousand beauties cow." "Where i it?" "Oh. its iu his surrounding that would never , gone now. You are the only little have been opened to him m any other! angel left. cetln t tell us children svay. and the life that would seem one I can't be gallant. AVw Iluitn lleqhtcr. jour lows lor planting with a plow. making the furrows tiiree feet ajiart, and from three to live inches !, putting the sawdust in the hills accord ing to tho distance you wish the hills apart, being t artful to cover the iota toes well. We think tho-e xvho-e 111:1 iiurial facilities are limited, could use sawdust to advantage, as it is good material for mulching, and can be ob tained at from one-half to two cent- ikt bushel." Miss Xcllie firaee edits the largest pajier at Kiircka Springs. Ark., a daily ltonlrt!tsstoilc!. Bitter rxUrpntr ! WP"! sx-ttli Krrat- cr crrufiitr and promptftnde than djt known raneilf. ami 1 a mo-t rental lnrlgorant. tpprtlzrr anil aid In N-cp-tlon. The are not empty aM-nlon. a. thona aml.of uarroaatrr men and women who tsie e iperlcnccd 11 rlfrrta arc aware, tine are hat-bisl un br it refraplie proof". Tire lllltrri alK CITe a !-Uutui oltmutu. to in- nrlnary or- fan. Fftr sa- br all rruKlsia and Oeaj er asn-rayr S25 Every Day Cta b Ctutlx nd witli oar Well Augers & Drills One nan nd one horMrf-enirtH. W r lbs onlr matter of th llBr. Well Cortcc and Kooet Drill, pc XJAehia- n avrimeitHl ltie ltravt I't.Hk! TaDT ot OBT eiutantfiri n ka fran iSAtaalda Jav. Soofc al dTSulara K1XK3. AddretM, LOOMIS fiTHA'i. TIFFIN. OHIO. fclffBlS aisi " I see alittle anel nai1 a siouoie-siicut weekly. The American Consul at Dresden has taught a restaurant cook how to broilstcaks and chop-. ARREARS &IIIP ACT Ol'AVOl-hTJIu, 1HS. As-Wr lo M1L0 B. STEVENS & CO. OFFICTS IIro!t UnlMInC- Wahisotot,I Cl C- ItaiMms. CirfitAMi, mio, AlAtrtM-t IlatMtitc. JtTtiT, MKix..Mrirvnuiliaa It:oct. CHica.o,lu- 0 WHITHEY 4. HOLMCS RCANS -.- I laen l r aaa.4 liaras atllily. Ilicatl rf.(.( lata MrrtH 11-. KTil.tw. "V .. aw.i iikii aa- VbitaeT ft Holme Orxaa Co.,Qauitj.IlL 1 lt'lliVliV'tanhlniraul tkihtia Iot oflCci wru-o qiuJiflext Good KUutUkfo gatnm troO. AdWKcLNTaU.UnTLns,&edalaJls C DC A A"EEKin jour own town. Terms and RY "fc"lkT ' Farnl.hinjtMnir watrfof ir adTrntoMtoU.S w-ni f or clrcuUr. orstuny