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Ol'tlir Xiilioaal ;nttK'si" Kj isoil
unci H'orrorleil hy tlie 'Iccshii; "I"
tae Anlioiial iiraiiRc itl I'imrle.s
t hi; Koulli Carolina, at Ihrir
nebular Convention, in IVbrun
rj; 175.
"Hunian liimpincss U the
w l nc acme 01
eartlilv aniliitioii. I
Individual liappi-
ness depends 111111 general prosperity.
T lie jnwiKiitv of a nation is in pro
norlicm To the " value of its prodtic
t ma.
The soil is the source from whence
we derive all that constitutes wealth;
without it we would have no agricul
tareno manufactures, no commerce.
All of the material gifts of the Creator,
the various, productions of the vegeta
ble wprld are of the first importance.
The art of agriculture is the parent,
and precursor of all arts," and its pro
ducts "the foundation of all wealth. "
The productions of the earth are
subject to the influence of natural laws,
invariable and indisputable; the amount
produced will consequently be in pro
jwrtion to the "intelligence of the pro
ducer, and success will depend upon
his knowledge of the action of these
laws, and the proper application of
their principles i
Hence, knowledge is the foundation
rhfoiii'4 QbjeqljSf thisgtganiia-
tion is for mutual instruction and pro
tection, to lighten lalMr. by "diffusing a
knowledge of its aims and purposes,
expand tM1El;traclng, Jhjjxu
tiful laws the Great Creator has estab
lished the Universe, Tmd to enlarge
our views ofCreative - wisdom . and
To those who
read aright, history
all aires society has
proves that
rn 'fragmentary, and successful re
sults of general welfare can 'be secured
only by cenoral effort. Unity of jac-
tton cannot oe acrniirect-unuui.uiM;i.
we have a ceremony of initiation which"
binds us in mutual fraternity as with a
band of iron; but, although ite influ
ence is soipowjtful," itBappriraGonji
as gentle ns that of the silken flircad
that binds a wreath of flowers.
The Patrons of Husbandry consist
of the following:
First Dfegree: JJIaid woman;)-? La
borer (mah.,),'' ""' - - '
Second Decree: Shepherdess (.wo-
man.VCmtivato'rmin")'s . M
Thud Degree: Gleaner (woman,)
Harvester (man.)
Fourth Degree: Matron (woman,)
Husbandman (man.)
Section 1. Fifth Degree. Pomona
(Hope.) Comprised rof the .Masters
of Subordinate Granges and their
wives who are Matrons, provided that
when the number of Subordinate
Granges in any State becomes so great
as to render it necessary, the
State Grange .may, in euck manner as
it may determine, reduce its represen
tatives, by providing, far the election
of a certain proportion i those entitled
to membership in the State Grange
from each county; and the members
fo chosen shall constitute the State
Grange; ' . .
Sec. "2. There may be established
District or County Granges in the
fifth decree, not to exceed one in each
county, comiK)scd4'oMiters and Past
Piasters oi cuoaraiBaie vj ranges, ana
"their wives, whoareMatrons. and such
fourth degree members (not" to -exceed
three) as may be elected thereto by
the Subordinate Granges under such
regulations as may lie established by
htate (jranges. touch Uistnct or
County Granges shall have charge of
the educational and business interests
of the Order in. their jespective dis
tricts; and shall encourage, strengthen,
and aid the. Subordinate Grasses; rep
resented therein. (Dispensations for
vMich District oirT!Jourity Granges sliall
issue from the State Grange, fn& Un
der . 6uch regulations as the State
Grange may .adopt.
Sixth. Decree Flora (Charity.)
Composed. of Masters of State Gran
ges and their wives who have taken the
degree of Pomona, and the officers and
members of the Executive Committee
of the National Grange.
Seventh Degree Ceres (Faith.)
Members of the National Grange
who hae served oneyear therein may
lecome members of this degree upon
application and election. It has charge
of the secret work of the Order, and
fchall be a court of impeachment of all
officers of the National Grange.
Members of this degree are honorary
members of the National Grange, and
are eligible to offices therein, but not
entitled to vote.
Section 1 The officers of a Grange,
cither-National or State, or Subordi
nate, consist? of and ranks as follows:
Master, Ovnrx-or, Lecturer, Steward,
Afc-istant Steward Chaplain, Treasur
er, Secretary, Gatekeeper, Ceres, Po
mona, Flora and Lady assistant Stew
ard. It is their duty to nee that the
laws of the Order are carried out.
Sec. 2. How Chosen. In the Sub
ordinate Grange they shall be chosen
annually at the regular meeting in
tiniHiJ Grange once in three year. All
dvctiom; to be by ballot.
jecejiiDer, and installed at theregular dinate Granges shall pass through the
incittiiig in Januarj', or as soon there-1 office of the Master of the State
nfter -tU practicable; in tire Stale Gran- 'Grange, and must be approved by him
ms onco'ln two years; and in tho Nn- before thev are issued bv the National
Vacancies by death or resignation to
Ikj filled at a special election at the next
regular meeting thereof officers 'so
chosen to serve until the annual meeting-
to ec. 3. 1 he Master of the National
Grange may appoint members of the
Order as deputies to organize Granges
where no btate Orange exists.
Sec. 4. There shall lxs an Execu
tive Committee of the National Grauge'
consisting of five members, whose term
of office shall be three years.
ci:c. o. The omeers ot the respective
Granges shall be addressed as "Wor
Sec. 1. Subordinate Granges shall
meet at least once each month, and
may hold intermediate meetings.
Sec. 2 State Granges shall meet
annually at such timp and place as the
Grange "shall from"year, to year deter
mine. "
Sec., 3: The -National Grange shall
meet annually on the third Wednesday
in November, in such place as the
Grange, may' from year to year deter
mine. Should the National Grange
adjourn 'vyithout selecting a place sf
meeting, ttie Jiixecutive Uommittee
shall appoint the place and notify the
Secretary of the National Grange and
the Masters of the btate Granges, at
least thirty days before the day ap
The National Grange, at .its annual
session, maj'-. frame, amend or repeal
such laws as the good of the Order may
require. All laws of totate or bubor-
dinate Grange?, must conform to this
Constitution and the laws adopted by
the National Grange.
The Ritual adopted by the National
t i - .v-?i ii 'r nr M?
jGranjre shall, be .used ir -fcU jjubVHi-
Hate Granges, and any desired altera'
uon mine samejnust oesuomiiieu to,
and receive the sanction of, tho Na
i? .1 . . . V - . . 1
tional Grange.
Any person engaged in agricultural
pursujts,,nnd having no interest in con
flict; with our nnrnoses. of the asre of
iL i..l.- ' .-;";fo
sixteen years, uuiy proposeu, ciecieu,
and.complying with the rules and reg
- i j5? n .i r , ' . xf,i i .
uiauons oi me- uraer, is -enuiieu io
membership and the benefit of the
degrees taken. Everv" annlicatliri
must be accompanied by the fee of
membership, it rejected, the money
will be refunded. Applications, jnust
be-certified by members, .and balloted
for at a subsequent meeting. It shall
require three 'negative votes 'to reject
an applicant,
The minimum fee for membership
in a Subordinate Grange.shall be, for
men five dollars,, and for women, two
dollars, for the four degrees, except
charter members, who shall pay
men three dollars, and women fifty
-Section 1.,, The. rainimwn,of regu
lar monthly dues shall be tett'eents
from each member, and. each Grange
may otherwise regulate its own dues.
Sec. 2. The Secretary of each Sub
ordinate Grange shall report quarterly
to the State Grange the names of all
persons initiated during the quarter,
and pay to the Secretary of the State
Grange one dollar for each man, and
fiftjr cents for each woman, initiated
during the quarter; also a quarterly
due of six cents' for each member; said
report to be approved and forwarded
at the first sessiou of the Grange in
each quarter.
Sec' 3. The Secretary of the State
Grange shall pay to the Treasurer of
it.. o... r. -ir '
uie ouue vrnuige an moneys coming
into his hands, at least once every ten
days, taking his receipt therefor; and
shall report quarterly, to the Secretiuy
of the National Grange, the member
ship in the State.
Sec. 4. The Treasurer of each State
Grange shall deposit to the credit of
the National Grange of the Patrons of
Husbandry, nvith some .Banking or
J. rust company (to be selected by the
Executive Committee), in -quarterly
instalments, the annual due of five
cents for each member in his State.
and forward the receipts for the same
to the treasurer of the -National
Sec. 5. All monev denosited with
said company shairbe p'aid bdt only
upon me araits ot the Treasurer, apr
J t ( j . .t - r . .
pruveu uy me Piaster, ana -countersigned
by the Secretary.
Sec. 6. No State Grange shall be
entitled to representation in the Nation
al Grange, whose dues are unpaid for
more than one quarter.
Section 1. All charters and dispen
sations issue directly from the National
Sec. 2 Nine men and four women
having received the four Subordinate
Degrees, may receive n dispensation to
organize a Subordinate Grange.
tone. 3. Application? for dispensa
tions or Charters .shall be made to the
Secretary of the National Grange, and
be signed by the persons applying for
the same, and he accompanied' by a fee
of fifteen dollars.
Sec. 4. Charter members are those
persons only whose names are upon
the application, and whose fees were
paid at the time of organization. Their
number should not be' less than nine
men and four women, nor more than
twenty men and twenty women.
Sec. 5. Fifteen Subordinate Gran
ges working in a State can apply for
authority to organize a State Grauge.
Sec. 6 Where State Granges arc
organized 'dispensations for the .organi
zation of the' Subordinate 'Grange,
heretofore issued, f-hall be replaced by
Charter from tho National Gaange
without further fee; and thereafter
all applications for charter for Subor-
Grange. When so isMied, theCharter
fchall pas through the office of the
-Secretary of the Stale Grange and ie-'
ceivethe signature and othcial seal ot
that office.
Sec. 7. No Grange shall confer
more than one degree on the same
person,at the same meeting.
The duties of the officers of the Na
tional, State and Subordinate Granges,
shall be prescribed by the laws of the
Sec 1. The Treasurers of the Na
tional, State, and Subordinate Granges
shall give bonds, to bo approved Tby
the othcersol their respective Uranger.
bEC 1. In all Granges, bills must
be approved by the Master, and coun
tersigned by the Secretary, before the
Treasurer can pay the same.
Religion or political questions will
not bo tolerated as subjects of discus
sion in the work of the Order, and no
political or religious. tests for member
ship shall be applied.
The Master of the National Grange
and the members of the Executive
Committee shall be empowered to
suspend from office anv officer of the
National .Grange who may prove in
effiqient pr'domict, in the dihargcr of
his duty, subject to appeal to the next
session thereaitet' t ot .ther National,
Grange. - . .
This Constitution-can bo 'altered w
amended, by a two-thirds' vote of tlie
National Grange at 'ari 'Annual meet
ing, and when such' alterations or
amendments shall Jiaye,t)een ratified
by three-fourths of.the State Granges,
and the: same reported-to the Secretary
of the National Grange, it shall be in
full force.
How to break CoUfi.
A practical stock'marr gives his ex
perience in breaking 'colts', as follows:
"A good and cheap breaking rig 13
mado with two hickory poles, three
feet longer than sulky shafts and a lit
tle thicker; bolt thorn, to-the axle (you
need but two wheels); let the pole
Droiect three feet fo thd reat of the
axle; have tw.o holes bored in the ends,
thus! projecting about eight inches'
apart, fit to these ppjps tw.o bpws, sim
ilar to ox bows, and. long enough to
come within ten inches of tlie ground
when the shafts are in 'proper position
for diving; these; need only bo used ,
1 I I...1 I'l rl
wnen you navea.coii inai is uisposea
fb rear up. Whenever the colt at
tempts to rear up," these, bow's strike
the grontid and preVerit.him from do
ing eo. Always use n kicking rope-or
strap; put it-on after tho colt is har
nessed; it is two -ropes' fastened to ho
check bit; they run over the head same
asr Kimble Jackson;' check" the run
then through. the 4crret.pt the. saddle
and along the back , to a .point just
back of the hips, where two rings eight
inches apart, receives the- ropes, which
are passed down Jto "tho shaft near the
cross bar;, wljere they ard made fast'
and so arranged, that cvcry.attcmpt to
kick throws up theirhcad, so that it is
impossible for tliem. to kick, and
if they -fie' ddwH or fall, they
cannot ; break the sliafts, they
being hickory poles. The colt must
go ahead or backward, and it is almost
impossible to upset, the shafts being a
little back of the axle, so as to have
no weight on the colt's back. Drive
in this way a few times on the track,
then take out on the road sb as to use
them to company and excitement.
After being broken well in this way,
then turn them out lor six weeks; then
take them up and begin training to
light wagon,, but never speed them
till well broken, and then but a little
way at a time."
31 tiles on the .Farm.
A correspondent of the Buffalo Live
Stock Journal writes: That- mules are
much better than horses on tho farm,
no one can doubt who has used them
together. The mule will do more work
than a horse, on less food, and is rare-
ly.disaased. They will not endure .the
abuse ot a hard driver as the patient
horse wil, and very often, as an Irish
man said, "get up on their ear," and
drive the keeper from the stable. Of
the many mule teams which have come
under my observation, I never knew
but oneinulo to die before reaching
old age, and in this case, death was
caused by overfeeding, in September,
when he had" previously had no grain
for a long ime. Some people say
mules are worthless to drive on the
road, but.they are slightly mistaken;
One "of my neighbors has a mule team
that can go their mile in three minutes,
with a lumber wagon. But some of
the'fancy men would say, a mule is a
homely thing. There they are wrong
again, for in Louisville, Ky., I saw as
handsome mule teams as any man
would wish to see. They were perfect
beauties; one span, in particular, was
coaj black,, and looked slick as kittens,
they were the envy of many a man,
and could have been sold for a thou
sand dollars at any time. If any man
wants to see good mules, let him go to
Kentucky, where they make a business
of breeding them. These are only a
few hints upon the use of these valua
ble farm-animals.
Value of a Thoroughbred Bonn
A breeder's circular says that "the
thoroughbred pig,- in starting a herd,
is chiefly valuable in breeding the com-
hmon slocK. iiy using a thoroughbred
boar Upon the. common sows, j'ou get
a naii-oioou inai uoes very w en ior
feeding purposes, which can be further
improved by selecting the best sow
pigs, feeding them liberally, and again
getting" a thoroughbred boar and using
on them, which, if practised a few
years, will produce porkera equal to
the pure, blood. But graded or impure
males should never lie used, as the
tendency is to run back to the scrub.
The thoroughbred, if purchased young,
can be had from $25,to S80 each. He
can le "used one season and sold or
castrated and fed, when he will of him
felf almost or quite pay for his original
Nod Fences.
A correspondent of the Louisville
Courier-Journal writes from Scooba,
Miss., as follows: In England and
Ireland they have the "sod fence." I
have seen it in this country occasionally;-
but I think if our farmers knew its
practical merits we should see it often
er. Only dig two ditches four feet
apart, three leet wide and two feet
deep; throw the dirt from the llitchcs
on the space between; beat it down un
til it has some hardness, and give it
enough slant to prevent "caving" and
you have a fence for a lifotime. In
most eases here we. need no turf or
"whin-bushes as they do, for in a year
the bank will be covered with a luxu
riant growth of blackberry bushes,
answering, eyery purpose. Even where
timber is plenty, we can make this
fence cheaper than almost any other.
A Word About BreatJ. After
the sponge is set over night, in the
nionung'pour' upon it one pint of boil
ing water, stirring rapidly so as to, pre
vent scalding. This warms, the sponge
throughj and the result is the same as
from one hours steady kneading.
Roastinu a.Turkey. If the legs
and wings are'eovered with common
writing paper, securely" fastened oyer
them, they will be as nicely cooked
mid juicy as any other part of the lowl,
mid not dried or burned, aai when
cooked without such protection.
Batter Cakes. If any of our read
era have not tried making calces from
middling flour for breakfast, instead of
buckwheat, they are advisedr to do so
immediately, as they have a treat be
fore them, i Mix with yeast the night
before, 'and bake on griddles as usual
The only objection which can be urged
against these cakes is tlier exceeding
cheapness. The material of which
they can be made -can be bought for
pcr( iuo ,ids., wnue ucicwneai
costs three times as much, and the
former is every way' best and most
. .vo ounces- of common' tobacco
b6iled iiagallbn of water is tised by
the Ulintham street dealers lor renova
ting" old clothes. The stuff is rubbed
on, with a stiff brush... The goods are
nicely cleaned, and, strange to add, no
tobacco gniell remains.
The Berlin Jntfiwfrie Blaiter states
that eggsnlav be nreservcd'iri a condi
tioh; eqilal -lb fresh by dipping them in
a sojution of-water glassor- -eilicaft of
soda. ,T4ierpis.acbemical compound
forioed'lipon tho shell ;whjch is lmper-
vipils to air, and which.closes the pores
of the,snell. The solution of tha water
glass must be concentrated until it is
of a sirupy consistence. The fresh
eggs (newly laid are cleancil arid put
into a shallow pan with the solution,
and turned id that every 'part of the
shell is- exposed to the water' glass.
After half an hour the eggs wire taken
out,; dried -and packed in chnffina
dry, cool place, "
"Tonics -fob. Women. Nothipg
makes a woman age more rapidly than
overwork the.reason, probably, that
American women fade so soon. Sun
shine, music, work and sleep are the
greatest medicines for women, who
ueed-Vnore sleep than men. Their
nerves are more sensitive, and they
are not so strong, and exhaustion from
labor or pleasure takes place Booner
with them than men. Never permit
yourself to be aroused put of a deep
sleep in the, morning. In fact, one
should never be wakenedl The body
arouses itself when its demands are
satisfied. Take a warm bath occa
sionally before goirig; to bed -at least
once a week- .Retire as t soon as .you
feel sleepy in the evening; don't rouse,
yourself and go to-work. You , need
rest then, and will pay . for the tres
pass on your physical nature the next
day if you disobey.
A' Free Horse at Rent.
During the pioneer days of Ionia, Mich.,
the town had an editor who was patient
and long suffering. Some of the members
of the church got him to give 20 toward
Securing a minister; then they wanted their
religious notices inserted free; then he was
asked for $25 toward helping to build a
parsonage, and he finally found that he
was giving the church more than he gave
his family. lie nevertheless hung, on. for
a time longer, until one evening he went
to prayer-meeting and was asked to leave
his office I'or'a week and go and help clear
the grounds for a camp-meeting. ' That
was the last straw, and he arose up and
"Gentlemen, I'd like to go to heaven
with you. 1 know you all. You are
clever-and obliging, and kind and tender,
and it would be nice for us all, as a con
gregation, to go in together, but I've con
cluded to leave you and dodge in along
with somebody from Detroit, Laper'e'or
Grand Rapids. It's money, money all the
time, and I've given this, church until, if
my wife should die, she'd have to go to
heaven barefooted."
The congregation seemed to realize that
a free horse was being rode to death. They
let up on the editor, and pacified him. He
even had a special tent assigned him at
the camp meeting, and all was well.
Keeping Tavern.
An equestrian, traveling over an old
turnpike, drew rein at midday before an
extensive but dilapidated public house,
heralded by a lofty sign, bearing, in faded
letters, the inscription, ".Entertainment
for Man and Beast." To a tow-headed
urchin, swinging upon the front gate, he
addressed himself:
' "Boy, will you take my horse and give
him a hall peck ot oats:
"Don't keep no grain."
"No grain! Well, then, give my liorte
some good hay."
''Don't keep nO hay, nnther.''-
"No hay nor grain! On what do you
feed your horses?"
"Don't keep no horses."
"I would like some dinner. Can I have
meat and potatoes without delay?"
"Don't keep no meat barrel, since we
don't keep no hog."
. "Then I will take a lunch of bread and
milk, or bread and butter."
Don't keep no butter nor milk, since
we don't keep no cow."
'Tray, my lad, what do you' keep?"'
"Keep tavern."
Signs ofspring th lightniug-rod men
re on theroad.
Dealers in homo furnishing good, for general kitcbed and fabla ue. VTa Keep constantly on
band, the celebrated ,
Seven tizcj for either co&l or wood
1875 ' AGAIN I 1875
iocisnixE weektt
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Continue! for the present yearjU liberal ar
rangement, nhereby, on the Slit of December,
1875, It will distribute' impartially among its
, $10,000
in presents, comprising greenbacks, and nearljr
one thousand uferul and beautiful articles.'
The Courier-Journal la oi Hong-established
lire, wide-awake, progressive, newsy, bright
and picy paper.
No other paper offer such Inducements to
subscribers and club agents. Circulars with
full particulars and specimen copies sent free
on applieatisn.
Terms, f 2 00 a year and liberal offers to clubs.
Daily edition $12. Postage prepaid on all
papers without extra charge. Address
President Courier-Journal Company
Louisville, Ky.
Plow Stocking
The undersigned would respectfully an:
nounce to' the cltitens of Ohio-county, that
hey are now-prepared to do all Hnda of,
, i ' ' 'WOODWORK I . .
nt tlieir new shop in Hartford. They have se
cured the services of a competent workman- to
and they guarantee satisfaction, both as to
woai 'And relets, in' all eases They will
make -
nnd will maVe and furnish
at the lowpst possible prices'! Call and see us
before engaging' yoor-work' elsewhere.
and satisfaction guaranteed. By close applica
tion to business we hope to merit the support
Hf our friends, MAUZY A- HURT.
Jan.20,187S. 1 ja20 ly
Sale atid Livery Stable,
I desira to Inform the citizens of Hartford
and vicinity that 1 am prepared to furnish Sad
dle and Harness Stock, Buggiesand conveyan
ces of 'all kinds on the most reasonable-' terms.
Horses taken to feed or board by the day, week
or month. A liberal share of patronage solici
ted, nol lr
Security and Indemnity.
CAPITAL, $10,000,000 GOLD.
Csn Assets,, ovee $12,000,000 Gold.
Cash Assets, in U. S., $1,837,934 .Gold.
Losses paid withont discount, refer to 12th cc-n
dition of Company's polioy,
BARBEE CASTLEM AN, General Agents,
BARRETT fc RRO.. Agents.
Dealers jn staple and fancy
Notions, Fancy Goods, Clothing, Boots and
Shoes, Hats and Caps. A large assortment of
these goods kept constantly on hand, and will
be sold at tho very lowest cash price,
nol ly ' 1 '
Notice is hereby given that at the May alec
tion to' be held on the 1st day of May, 1875,
in District No. 7, Ohio county, KyM at the
court house in Hartford, a poll, will be opened
for the purpose of faking the sense of the legal
voters in said district upon the proposition
whether or not spirituous or malt liquors shall
be sold in said district
Sheriff of Ohio County.
Maroh 13, 1875.
t. j. iaox.
Dealer in
Groceries and Confectioneries.
Keeps constantly hand a large ayertmcnt
of alt kinds of Oroeerles'arid'Cenfectineries,
whioh he will sell low foreash. or exchanee
foFall kinds of ; -
country puobuce:
I will also'pay the highest cash price for
hides, sheep pelts, eggs, butter, bacon, potatoes,
beans, etc. , nol ly
As agent of Bonner A Duff. I desire to sell
or rent the old "Crow Farm," on Hall's creek,
containing two hundred and ten acres. Terms
liberal. JOHN P. BARRETT.
Homo-keepers &ro delighted with its mperiir cooVIng
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