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THE NATIONAL GRANGE.
Address of the Worthy master—'The Worthy Lecturer's Report* .•ere proposed and subsequently ratified by the State Granges, of which proclamation I was duly made. As a part of the system and plan of the or ganization and government of the co-opera, live societies of Great, Britain, which it waa our purpose to adopt, these rules, with some eliirht changes will *,c most valuable, but taken alone they re a disjointed link in a' chain, the perfection of which by our Brit- i ioh friend* haa been the work of their edu cated, thinking, practical men, for the last thirty-ti\c years, i'lie fraction which we have given ou Order has been utilized to an extent which we can only conjecture. Hun dreds, and it may be thousands, of co-oper ative stores have been established in the various States and Territories of the Union, with various amounts of share capital, and perhaps as various in other features and in thrir fortunes. They are without a head or connecting link, "like so many islands in the sea, without even a boat plying from one to the otherM—without that principle of unity wli ch is the life of eo-op^ratious and the guiding star of hum inity. ith the perfection of our system of or ganization, is the necessity of educating our members in the true principles of eo-opcra tion. Let us follow the example of our En glish friends in this also. Through their courtesy I have received a large number of tracts, wi the proceedings of their co-oper ative Congress from lht8 to the present time, making a most, vuuuMo collection of eo-opcialive literature. We l*ive to reach the minds of man}' who are ignorant, and to stimulate in them a thirst for knowledge. The latter, which is the first requisite, is tier aecomplished by living missionaries. If wc could send out some ot the friends of co-opcraii n (who could be named) to act as pioneers in this work, we would soon see a large demand for co-operative intelligence. ll may be thought by some who take a solely sentimental vi» w of our organization, that 1 am giving an undue prominence to its muUriol object?. If so, I cannot think they have studied the deep philosophy, pure morality, lofty virtue, mid nuine religion, that underlies I iff. Kightly un derstood, it i.s the practical realization of Christian ethics. The silent virtues of tem perance, forethought, just dealing, and fel. lowship in work, will do more to correct the moral disorders which darken our land, and have tainted our Government, as well as trade and commerce, than all the penal statutes that have been or can be devised. The material, moral, social and intellectual inihicnces are in near connection with each other. The most material thi gs have great inllucuee on mental subjects, a beutiment that ages ago the poet Jlomcr gave vent to, in saying that when man becomes slave hfl loses naif his virtue." At the last session of this Grange much interest was expressed in the action which had been taken by the co-opcrati ve societies of Great Britain to inaugurate a system of exchange between them and the ayrricultural producers in this country, and in their friendly messages to our Order, through their special deputation, and subsequent correspondence with our Executive Com mittee, which I was directed, by a resolution of this bod^, to continue, as 2 did, until a point was reached when, in my judgment, with the approval of the Evecutivc Commit tee, it became expedient to send a special commissioner to confer with the authorities in those societies upon this subject, and to represent our ideas and interest in this con. nection. Brother J. W. A. Wrijrht was ap pointed to thin ollice, and it atlbrds me sin cere pleasure to bear testimony to the abili ty, dignity and grace with which he dis charged its important duties. Complica tions of a very serious character had arisen through the misrepresentations of unfriend ly parties, the character and extent of which were unknown to us until ascertained by our Commissioner, after his arrival in En gland. These matters were fully discussed in the Co-operative Congress vshich met at Glasgow in April last, the eourte-y of open ing and closing the di-cus ion having been extended to our Commissioner. The result was a reassurance of that body of the earn, estnes.- and .ntegrity of our Order in these negotiations, and their reference to Mr. JS'ealc and our Commissioner, by whom im portant modifications and changes of the original ar icles were agreed upon, submit ted to he Executive Committee of the Com pany on the other side, and assented to by that ommittee. The plan of organizing the American sec tion of this Association, which I submit, may be improved by your joint wisdpm and united intelligence of the extended tield for which it is de-igncd. Bv some it may be re gaided as yielding much of the authority and fostei ing care, which our Constitution wis- ly provides the National Grange shall exercise, directly and through subordinate Granges, over the business interests of our Order, in only becoming an il A Co-operative Congress, elected by stock holders, could not be more responsible, or represent the interest of their constituents more intelligently or faithfully, thau a body chosen from the Order, as is this National That we have opposition to our plans, powerful, and energetic, we know, but the source from which it comes should nerve us to put forth whatever effort may be neces sary to secure to the toilingfarmerthe right ful profit of his industiy, as a prerequisite to the proper development of what are called the higher objects of our order." Do we not see an educational power of the highest kind underlying this co-operative movement fjr the great masses of our people? The further we have gone the fairer and wider the propect before us. Do we mean to go on? Have we faith enough in the princi ples of our Association to follow them wherever they may tcnu? I trust wc have, and that we shall take our forward steps in the reorganization of labor, and therefore of society, carefully and steadily, but reso lutely, and with a perfect indifference to the a''Use and opposition which we must of course look for, until mnilioxl shall cease to pay tribute to mowy conscious as our limited educ.a ion in these principles has made us, in some dim way, of that highest mystery of our human life, which can only beadequat ly d. scribed in words with which I hope all of us are familiar, 44 THE WORTHY LECTURER'S RETORT. The following Is the report of the Worthy Lecturer, Mr. Smedlcy, of Iowa: WORTHY MASTER: In compliance with the instructions of the Worthy Master of the National Orange and the Executive Commit tee, based on calls from Masters of State lining s, I have devoted nearly ull the time since our last session to the work of my of fice. In answering these calls, I have la bored in fourt en States, and am gratitied to report that the condition of the Order in nearly all of the?e States is most encourag ing. The principles underlying our org ni dation seem to have taken deep hold of the hearts of its members, und, as the work of organ isation is nearly Jiniehcd, they are turning their attention in those practical directions where real success is to be found. Jt has deemed to I avc been expected of me in many localities, to exemplify the unwiitten work, and give opinion on law and usage. I have, however, been ol the opinion that this did not come •within the scope of the National Lecturer's duty. Thl rni'/h' have been, and undoubt edly was, a necessity in the early days of our wc k. But 1 think now this should be left cu ly to the Masters of the State Granges, who.io duty and prerogative it is to settle these questions. 1 have regarded it more in the province and duty of the National Lee tuier to strengthen the authority, confidence, Attd influence of the ofhecrs of the National irt.- vidual member of the Order, brother and fister, rests a responsibility that each does liis or her part in the work essential to the general good, success Is insured, I have been everywhere received in the The following extracts arc taken from kindest and most fraternal spirit—a spirit the address of Worthy Master Jolin T. I U-ftthc regret that1 could only incut w a small portion of the urgent calls for my Jones, of Arkansas, to the National bc i vices. Grange at its rcccnt session in Chicago: I bad never before realized the importance At the last session of this lodv several im- portimt aineiKlnients to the Co, stitution of this ra,let 0U T" rk The yer-v. ct of an ofli cr of the jtiHj-d hv National (.range visitine our mem hers seems to encourage ana ngthen ihc cause and incite to renewed It is of the highest Importance that the bond of fraternity between the consti tuted authorities and the Sub-Granges should be made as close as possible. I cannot re frain from expressing my obligations to the Masters and officers of the State Granges wht-re it has been my lot to labor. They have done everything in their power to make a work (which at best is a laborious one) as easy and pleasant as possible. From officers of National and 8tate Granges I have received constant encouragement and sym pathy. And the interest and fraternal kind ness manifested in every community where I have been has strengthened my faith, and more than ever taught me that it only needs that we as an Order should be faithful to the trust given to us to make this Older, under the providence of God, what it is de signed to be, the instrument which is to ele vate, strengthen, and educate the producing classes of our Na ion. Fancied Slights. THERE is a class of persons in every circle of society who, among the many grievances that they have to liug, iintl one chief one that affords them more comfort than all the rest, that affords them positive pleasure, you would say, to see the eagerness with which they grasp it—the pleasure of beins: "slighted." These persons are always on the lookout for a slight they scent it from afar as the vultures do the carcass of the dead camel and it is hard to say w hen they are best pleased, whether in enjoying a sense of triumph when courted or flattered, or in nursing the sense of martyrdom and burning wrong when overlooked and forgotten. They imagine the slight and believe in it, when it does not exist and when it is really impossible to believe in it, content themselves ly picturing what the ease would be if it did exist, until suitable emotions are kindled in their breast, and they have the dramatic species of pleasure nearly the same as if it had been founded on fact. l'erhaps it is their friend who has slighted" them, omitted the personal It is really both amusing and amaz ing to see how people can conjure up fabulous injuries and make the most of thein, with a morbid enjoyment, when every consideration of proper pride ought to lead them to think it would be impossible for any one to dream of such a thing as slighting! their claims to attention. Why should one slight them Are they coarse, gross, vulgar, ill-bred, ill-mannered, ill-natured, so plain as to be disgust ing, so simple as to be a bore, so spiteful as to be dan gerous, so ignorant as to be a laughing-stock, so low-born and of so low associations as to be contaminating? And if for none of these, for what other reason can they be slighted? From personal dislike? Yet why should one dislike them but for such or kindred qualities? From envy? One who snpposes tkathardly makes the listener a convert to belief in superior qualities calculated to ex cite envy for one will not be envied unkindly, if rich, unless an unkind display of riches is flaunted in the face of those who have none if well edu cated, unless contempt is shown for those less fortunate if virtuous, un less the virtue is self-righteous if beautiful, unless the beauty is spoiled by consciousness, flippancy, heartless ness, and the assumption of "top lofty" airs. No, indeed one would have an exceedingly erroneous opinion of the very nature of society if it were for a moment supposed that virtue, beauty, learning, good fortune, were That we are members one of another, so that if one member suffer.? all suffer, and if one mem ber rejoices all rejoice." I cannot too strongly urge the Importance of such action at the. present session as will fix permanently the headquarters, and secure a i-uitable building for the National Grange. Youradvieeto the Slate and Subordinate CJr nges on this subject at the la-t session, so well given, would receive much greater force b' The money in our Treasury, which might be used for this purpose, is rapidly dimin ishing by donations. While we have any considerable sum on hand urgent appeals will be made for donations in the interest of our membership in States having suffered from insects and drought. No amount that can be appropriated from our National welcomed eagerly by it in the per Treasury would ali'ord appro ble relief, so divided. This should be the work of our Subordinate Granges ai.d mem bers blessed with abundance, and I rejoice to say they have uot beeu uumindful of such obligations. sons of the happy owners. There is not so much of any of these fine things abroad in the world that any can be dispensed with they are the very ele ments of that charming society that feeds the wit and delights the eye, the forces that make it lovely and of good repute, and wherever they are seen they are gladly welcomed and made a part of it. Just as a hostess would hail with satisfaction the acquisition of a choice prima donna with her singing at her evening entertain ment, so will society hail with satisfaction the advent of any who can add by one iota to its pleasure and if one is not hailed, if one is slighted, it is fair to presume that one is destitute of the means of affording this pleasure. For if one receives pleasure from society, one must in return render pleasure to society and before com plaining of slights, it is no more than just to sit down and inquire what right one has to other treatment. Has one a home and the means of enter I taining in it, and so of being a valua- and suiiurdiiiatv Granges, to eu-1 ble factor in this society and of re courage the brothers und sisters to renewed 4, ..11 *1 -4. ac tivity, to point out and urge tlie necessity ^UInlnS something of all that is given /or »uch an orK'tnization as this, and to 6ug- If not that, then has one such beauty £&.!d. by ^^IheT^ired'r^u'ru'may 35 wU1 be a ritual feaat at which be obtained. the gazer asks no more? Or if not In doing this I have earnestly sought to that, has one intellect to lead, to con JnnjreoS tlie importance oi the individual I, 4 u 'ii&ibJJity of members In the work 20 trol, to illuminate society, to add to winch we are euijaged. 1 his point seems to I its gayety, to lend it instruction, to me to be the key to our succew. When we ". v. •. .. .. .. 1," .have become convinced that on e*ch indl-1 dlfOCt» wflTW# flOOje |ursiUt6r I* one, in fact, has nothing at all to give, and only the power of holding up one's pitcher to receive, should one feel entitled to complain if the pitcher be not always full and running over? The inference is plain that one rather greedily holds too big a pitcher for one's share, and that less demand and less expectation would not find themselves slighted. There are, indeed, two things at the root of the whole matter, which, though so trifling in appearance, is, in truth, a great disturber of the peace, and those are a jealous disposition and an inordinate vanity. The disposition that is not jealous is not perpetually hunting for hurts takes life as it comes aware of ill-will toward none, so suspicious of ill-will from none if forgotten or overlooked, seeing or sup posing some perfectly good reason for it desirous rather of the comfort of others than of the flattery of self not too sensitive to wounds which are like the bruises in old "dead men's pinches," all on one side and always well convinced of the truth of that old King's wisdom wliicli de clares, "Better is a handful with qui etness than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit." And the nature whose restless vanity is not always expecting and claiming will never smart for want of recogni tion of the claims, will scarcely dream of rights before the rights are ac knowledged, cannot live, indeed, in an atmosphere darkened by absurd eon jecturings and iniputings of evil in tent. And to sunt up the whole mat ter, one would suppose that the utter want of good taste in this complaint of fancied slights would repel the in ordinate vanity as much as any other breach of the canons and if one must needs fancy one's self slighted at every turn, one should go into training to get the better of the tendency, and should that be found impossible, at least have the sense to keep quiet about it, and not to vaunt one's shame. There is so much gain and trouble that is real in our #e&" years of active life that it seems a sorry thing to add to it by all the weight of imag ined trouble and we should perhaps cease friend, that has done this deed To be slighted—that gives one an op portunity for eloquence in stating the reasons why one should not have been slighted, or else for assumption of hu mility in stating the reasons why the slight was not undeserved. It gives one the opportunity, too, of feeding an old grudge with the indulgence of a righteous indignation called for by self respect, of nourishing a hearty spite by the recital of any piquant scandal concerning the giver of the slight that otherwise it might not be permissible to recite, or else of a lofty show of magnanimity by merely hinting at the knowledge of such scandal, and with out consenting to gratify the tantalized •uriosity of the listener and at all events it allows one to make an inven tory of one's virtues, all by one's self, in wondering why an individual pos sessing such qualities should be made the victim of such wrong, and, when tlie inventory is made, to feel doubly wronged, and to render uncomforta ble every member of the household that does not entirely concur 111 the view taken of the slight. w.lrisory body." On the other hand it might be objected that the National Grange is not. elected by those who may be stockholders in the enter prise alone, but by the representatives of all the members, and therefore should not exer cise supervision over their interests. Of these opposite opinions the last would lead to con.-equenees, 1 think, fatal to our Order, and our cherished hopes. The purposes of our Order are so blended, each so in harmony with the others, and so dependent upon one another, the separa tion of one, and especially that one which is the life-blood of tne whole, would paralyze the system. Ii i» not to the share capital in these enterprises that our members will look for greatest benefits, but in the facilities they wlii ali'ord for the sale of our products and the purchase of our supplies. The mem ber that holds out a single sltare will be en titleil to the same benefits, und have an equal voice with the member holding the maximum. Some of our members may not be able to take a singl share, yet such may contribute to the profits, by their ctw/o/w, more than others holding the maximum of shares. Shall Such members have no re pre sentation in a purely Patron's enterprise, to the support ol which they contribute per haps tne largest share? to care for such selfish tribula- mention of their name from some tions if we once properly mused upon general invitation, forgotten in some thelittle lives of men, pressure to send them cards at all, in- And how they marthi* little by their feuds." advertently turned the back upon them inthecrowd, accidentally carried off a suitor, and accidentally swept them a triumphant glance coolness, distrust, icy discomfort, stalk upon the scene, to be followed after a time by a sort of slurred-over forgiveness that circumstances, whether of affec tion or convenience, make necessary. Hut perhaps it is not their friend, but -Harper's Bazar. The Caverns oi" Ajunta. THE celebrated Ajunta caves are lo cated about 200 miles from Bombay, in the Chandor Kange, near the an cient Town of Fardapur. It is a re tired place, away from the course of travel. The Government has provided bun8il,ow and woe is you for the distress and an noyance that then becomes yours through the agency of the individual whom your friend has outraged, until fresh outrage wipes out the memory of the old one. where the traveler may find shelter and safety, but that is all. Ajunta is a ghaut or pass in the great Chandor Kange, which separates the basin of the Toptoo from that of tlie Godaveri. In a deep glen away up the moun tain there is a group of cave temples, which are the most wonderful caverns on the earth. It is not known at the present age liow many of these exist in the deep recesses of the mountains, but twenty-seven of them have been ex plored, surveyed, and, to some extent cleared of rubbish. There are doubt less many others. It is hard to real ize with what indefatigable toil these wonderful caves have been hewn from the solid rock of amygdaloid. They are said to have been wholly Buc dhist in their origin, and were used for pur poses of worship and asceticism. They rank very high as works of art. They extend over 500 feet .along a high cliff, and are carved in the most curious I'..1!.'!' manner, exhibiting: in a wonderful de gree the taste, talent and persevering industry of the Hindoo sculptors. These cave temples are beautifully cut and carved on the outside, but in side they were finished most elabor ately, and decorated with a vast pro fusion of sculptures and paintings. These lung deserted temples have suf fered from dampness and neglect, and the paintings and frescoes are not what they were hundreds of years ago. But grimage to his distant home a new man. Here also are the remains of buried cities—sad ruins—generally without a single inhabitant. In the grand pal aces, where royalty once gathered and held festivals, wild beasts had their hiding-places. In several places the track of the railway has been con structed over or through these ruins, and the material has been used for the bed of the road. These hills are cov ered with architectural remains of the early races. Enormous stones have remained in their places for thousands of yeais, and probably will for thou sands of years to come. These rock cut temples, as well as these mutilated statues, show a workmanship that 110 work now being done by the natives can equal. It is very evident that hundreds of years since these hills were alive with a vast multitude, where now it is all utter desolation, without cultivation or inhabitants, and given over to wild beasts. It is good hunting-ground, and as the English are mighty hunters, they may prefer to have these mountains and ruins remain without change. N. Y. Observer. Smiler's Health-Lift. THEY are in tlie midst of a big law suit down in my village between I)r. Smiler and the rest of the population of the town of Pencader. The doctor, it seems, had a large tank placed on the top of his house from which to supply his bath-room, and so forth, with water. The water had to be pumped up about fifty feet from the cistern in the yard, and the doctor found it to be a pretty good-sized job, which would cause him constant ex pense. So after thinking the matter over very carefully, one day an idea struck him. He built a room over the cistern and put the word "Sanitar ium" over the door. Then he con cealed the pump machinery beneath the floor and he rigged up a kind of a complicated apparatus with handles. chine and pulling the handle up down would operate that pump. Then the doctor got out circulars and published advertisements about "Smiler's Patent Health-Lift," and he secured testimonials front a thou sand or so people who agreed that the Health-Lift was the only hope for the physical salvation of the human race. Pretty soon people began to call to see about it, and old Smiler would rush them out to the Sanitarium" and set them to jerking the handles. And when a customer had pumped up fifty gallons or so, Smiler would charge him a quarter and tell him that three months of that kind of thing would give him muscles like a prize-tighter. And he would push the project among his patients. If a man was bilious, or had the toothache, or was afflicted with rheumatism, or mem branous croup, or measles, or yellow fever, or cholera morbus, Smiler would turn him in at the Health-Lift and get a quarter each time. The thing became so popular that he had to enlarge his tank and put in a smaller pump and he not only got all his pumping done for nothing, but the people who did it paid him about 31, 500 a year for the privilege. It began to look like an uncommonly soft thing, and everybody was contented and happy. One day, however, old Mr. Magin nis, who had been practicing at the Health-Lift every day for months in order to cure himself of indigestion, the handles down a little too hard, and broke the board upon which he was standing. As the board gave way it plunged Mr. Maginuis into the cistern, and just its he was sinking for the third time Smiler iislied him out with a crooked nail in the end of a clothes-prop. As soon as the water was drained out of him, MaginnS said: "I didn't know you had a cistern under that floor. What did you do that for?" the colors are still brilliant, and scenes Wealthier than dry air." gay and festive still appear upon the walls. Some of the figures cut in the rock are taken for marriage processions and scenes in domestic life that are represented as joyful. The female figures are beautiful, delicate and fair as Europeans. Every one of these representations is artistic, and all of them are unpolluted by any grossness or obscenity generally so prominent in Urahminical representations of a sim ilar character. These caves are visited by a great number of antiquarians, who are striving to discipher the hieroglyphics inscribed on the walls and determine the age of these curious temples. The ruins of the ancient City of Aurungabad are not very far from these caves. It was a walled city of great repute, but is now deserted. There are not only broken walls, but crumbled palaces. They were built of immense strength, and some of the walls appear as solid as the everlasting hills. The tomb of the King's daugh ter is among the ruins. It was once a grand tomb, something like the Taj at Agra. The King's favorite daughter was buried here, and this costly tomb was erected to her memory. For cen turies it has been the fashion and prac tice to erect elaborate and costly tombs in memory of the favorite of the rul ing monarch. There are a great many places in this vicinity where there are Hindoo re mains consisting of deep caves and rock-cut temples. Many of these temples are surrounded by a circular inclosure which is often adorned with statues and columns. The figure of an elephant is very common, placed before or beside the opening of the temple, as a sort of sentinel. Hun dreds and thousands of niches are beautifully cut in the solid rock, and when these temples were thronged with worshippers each niche had a statue or image, usually in the florid style of these Oriental sculptures. It is a sad truth that almost every image here is shamefully defaced and muti lated. It is often said that no Hindoo will bow down to an imperfect image, and that the Mohammedans, knowing this, purposely mutilated these images to prevent the Hindoos from worshiping them. This is regarded by the Hindoos as sacrilegious and blasphemous, awakening the keenest animosities which every Hindoo in herits from his father, and which cen turies have not been able to efface. Before this country was conquered by the Mohammedans the Hindoos gathered at these wonderful cave-tem ples for worship. They came from all partB of the empire by thousands, and perhaps millions, and encamped in these hills, and remained for many days to worship. These places were regarded as holy places where, if one woishiped, his sins were all washed away, and ba fefompH from M* pil. i Why, to keep the air moist. It is "It looked to me as if there was some kind of a pump under there." "Oh, no," said .Smiler, "those are only the levers of the Lift." ."Mighty queer," said Maginnis, thoughtfully. "If that isn't a pump then I don't know one when I see it." So a few days later Maginnis came around with a lot of other patients, and found the doctor out. They de termined to investigate. They pulled up a couple of boards, and ascertained the facts about that pump. Then they cross-examined Smiler's servant girl, and learned about the truth, and then they went home mad. A consulta tion was held, at whicli every bil ious and' rheumatic individual who had been working the doctor's pump used violent language, and talked about murder and sudden death. Finally they resolved to prosecute Smiler for damages and for obtaining money un der false pretenses. It is thought by good judges that by the time the court gets through with Smiler that will be about the unhealtliiest Lift for linn that he was ever interested in.—" Max Adt ler," in N. Y. Weekly. Hydraulic Practical Jokes. TVIIEX Catherine II. and her sue cessors amused themselves at Peter hoff, the water-power was taken into service to play practical jokes on un wary people, which cannot all be called enjoyable. In one retired nook there stands a gigantic mushroom, large enough to have a bench around its stem. As soon as anybody under takes to seat himself upon it tlie water streams out of the whole periphery of the spreading top, enclosing the cap tive in a splashing cylinder. To rise again stops the llowof water but peo ple have not always the presence of mind to think of that. In another se cluded spot there is what is called the "Lovers' Seat," and here I came upon a poor boy in rather a disagreeable plight. Under a spreading elm, the branches of which are artfully inter woven with water-pipes, there stands a bench, just wide enough for two, with a bed of flowers in front, which contains some artificial and some nat ural shrubs and two huge cast-iron thistles. Some fun-loving individuals had enticed the boy to sit down there, and turned on the water, which was pouring over him from all directions, from the branches of the elm, the back of the bench, and from every branch and thorn of the shrubs. It must be an ardent love, indeed, that would survive such a dousing. In the boy's case there was no tender flame to over come, and he bounced from his seat with a yell and fled across the park, his cowhide boots causing sad havoc among the flower-beds, while his dripping garments secured him plenty of elbow-room wherever he struck a gaily-dxessed crowd.—St. Petersburg Cor. Ban Francisco Chronicle. HOUSEHOLD HINTS. THE cold and mud are at hand. The farmer is not doing his duty to him self and family who does not provide dry walks to his barn, corn-crib, well, wood-house, front gate, water closets, etc. Many diseases result from wet feet. A CKOW was killed in the orchard of Barbric, of Plymouth, Me., and up on opening his crop more than twenty nests of eggs of the moth of tlie tent caterpillar were found, showing that this much-abused bird had dined on about 5,000 eggs. Now THAT evenings are becoming longer, farmers and their sons should devote more time to study and reading upon subjects connected with agricul ture, such as agricultural chemistry, vegetable physiology, botany, mete orology, entomology, etc. CABBAGE SALAD.—Two eggs, two tablespoonfuls of sugar, one of butter, one-half cup sweet milk well beaten, with a little salt and pepper, stir into one pint of boiling vinegar, and keep stirring till it boils again then cool and pour over tery line sliced cabbage. WnATcan be done on rainy days? Clean out the stables oil the harness repair horse stalls grease the wagons file the saws grind the tools prepare kindling wood make ax-handles re pair baskets hoop barrels, tubs and pails repair all kinds of tinware shell corn, etc. FLOAT.—Heat one pint sweet milk, yelks three eggs, one tablespoonful corn-starch, two of sugar beat sugar, eggs, starch, a wee bit of salt and fla voring, together add three spoonfuls cold milk stir the above into the hot milk briskly till cooked then have ready the whites of the eggs in froth place 011 top of float stand in oven to brown a little. IT is worthy of remark that, among the many hundreds of spec-ilics and remedies used and recommended for the prevention and cure of hog chol era, salt and wood ashes are in almost and hinges, and a crank, so that a man by standing in the middle of the ma- every case leading articles—partly be and cause swine, up to the very last stapes, eat of the mixture, and partly because the concurrent testimony of 10,000 in- i stances show results more or less ben- i eficial to have followed tlieir use.— Iowa State Jieghter. FOR CANDYING ORANGE.—Choose fine sweet oranges. Feel and quarter them. Make a sirup of one pound of sugar to a pint of water, and let it boil until it comes to the candying point. Dip the oranges into this can died sirup, and place them on it sieve to drain. Put this sieve over along, flat dish, which will catch the dripping sirup, and let the oranges remain so in a warm place until the candied sirup upon them is dry and crystallized. CODFISH HALLS.—I'iekup line a tea cupful of nice white codfish, freshen over night in water pour away this in the morning add one-half teacup of fresh water, one large spoonful of but ter, two eggs, beat all well together and heat till hot, but do not boil mash and season nicely some potatoes, stir into the codfish mixture till still enough to put in flat cakes, and frv in hot butter a nice brown: should be turned once. As it is a morning dish, it is much quicker to use potatoes from the dinner before. SPONGE CAKE.—Twelve eggs, the weight of ten eggs in powdered sugar, the weight of six eggs in sifted Hour, the grated rind and juice of one lenton beat the yelks of eggs and sugar to gether to a light froth. This is essen tial. Add the whites of the eggs, well beaten, then the lemon and a pinch of sail stir in the Hour gradually until well mixed bake in long, narrow pans three inches deep, on buttered paper: fill the pans two-thirds: bake in a quick oven. The shape and depth of the pans have a great deal to do with the quality of the cake. PASTRY MADE WITH SUET. —Get a pound of the best suet, with very lit tle membrane running through. Koll the suet on the paste-board for several minutes, removing all the skin and fibers that will appear when rolling it, and this will leave the suet a pure and sweet shortening, looking like but ter. Rub this into the (lour, salt, and mix with ice water. When ready to roll out for the plates put on a little butter in flakes, rolling it in as usual. After making up paste it is a good plan to put it on the ice or in a very cool cellar for an hour or two before using. The Importance of Unlw!rain age. IF the interested farmer will study the geological formation of both the surface and sub-soil layers of our Western prairies, he may comprehend something of the wise provisions of nature in placing so many of the con ditions necessary, and within the easy reach of man, to make this one of the most delightful and profitable regions for agricultural purposes on the«face of the globe. To accomplish all that may be gained, the farmer must co operate with nature in developing and making available these conditions. The soil is extremely fertile, and por ous to such a depth that underdrainage is rendered very easy. The character of most of the lands of the West is as though the soil stood in a water-tight box with openings to let the water in, but without means for its escape ex cept by vaporation at the surface. A wet soil is never a warm soil, so that land thoroughly underdiained pro duces better crops with iess labor than the undrained. Crops also mature earlier on the dry soil, with the added advantages of a longer season to grow in. Especially is it the case, that the spring work and the planting of the crops are often delayed by the satu rated condition of tlie soil during the period of the vernal equinox. To say nothing of the damage to the soil, the losses frequently entailed are incalcu lable. The most of the wells in the West are called "surface wells," and rest upon the impervious clay which lies at various depths. These wells are not often fed by a regular stream of water but by a "seip" through the soil, and they cease to afford a s«pply after a succession of dry years. Though this water does much damage under present conditions in not being permitted by this hard-pan" to pass down and out of the way, it may be turned into a blessing by such under drainage as will keep the "water line" at a sufficient distance from the surface of the ground. In this way the water, when it rains, brings down with it from the atmosphere fertiliz ing gases, and instead of lying upon the soil or running over it passes di rectly through it, leaving them in the ground to feed the growing crops. No farmer can realize the amount of dam age done on undrained lands, the pores of which become periodically filled with water to drive out the fertilizing gases, to break town tb* the soil, and to destroy the vegetable mold contained therein. Thus the ac cumulation of years of rich deposits in the soil may be dissipated in a single season. Underdrainage to some extent makes the farmer master of his avocation. The soil remains mellow and friable, neither reduced to the condition of putty from incessant rains, nor baked into bricks, with gaping cracks be tween, by extreme drought. The curl ing of the corn indicates that at some period of its early growth, the excess ive moisture in the subsoil has pre vented it from sending down its roots below the effects of the sun's rays. All perhaps know how the roots of plants keep near the surface of the ground during wet seasons, as nothing grows where the air is strictly ex cluded. The atmosphere is as much needed in the soil among the roots of plants as among the waving branches. And to accomplish this which is so necessary, the soil must be kept free from excessive moisture. Considering the physical condition of our prairies, thorough underdrain ing must be the means of putting the farmer, as it were, in a position to control the effects of these climatic disasters. When the fertilizing gases which are so valuable to the growth of plants, when in the soil,are forced from it by too much water they become malaria, so that what is a blessing in one condition becomes a source of evil in another. People are not alone af fected by this condition of things it is deleterious to the health of stock. With the perfection to which tile making is now lirought, it only re quires an increased demand to so cheapen the price of the material, and the labor to lay it that any enterpris ing farmer may afford it. In fact, when a portion of a farm is done, the increased production it occasions will soon pay the expense of the balance. The time will no doubt soon come, when underdrainage will be the test of the model fanner. At any rate the profits will have largely increased by it.--irp.vfr-m Rural. Farm Life. ONE of the compensations of a farm not measured by dollars and cents ex ists in a feeling of independence and security" which no one can possess more satisfactorily than a good farmer upon a good farm, well stocked and free from debt. Xo reverse or revul sion of affairs can touch him. In the worst of times the world must eat and be clothed, and the fanner feeds and clothes the world. His market can never fail. There is, in addition to this, the vast satisfaction of possess ing in security something which he can improve and adorn and spend his la bors of love upon. It pays to live and breathe social pleasures pay the at tachments of the family pay the cul ture derived from the study of books, of men, and of the beauties and mys teries of nature pays and all these the fanner may enjoy, if he will, in a greater degree than the majority of other men. lie may labor harder, and be exposed to heat and cold and rains and storms, but the sleep of the labor ing man is sweet to liitn he breathes the purest air, and enjoys the easy di gestion of his food, which consists of the best and the freshest the fields, gardens and orchards yield. He may find tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in the stones, and good in everything." In all these he may count his profit, and the farmer who ignores all but the money he can gather at the end of the year lives but a small portion of his life, and that the worst. It is all that makes the possession of a piece of land a passion inherent in the dispo sition of a man, although he may not fully recognize it, and it may lie latent in him and it is this which forces the successful man to seek recreation upon a farm, and the disappointed one to find solace and re sources there. Just at this time there are more men than ever looking to a farm its a more certain possession, and to farming as a more securely profit able and more desirable occupation than business promises to be in the near future. Some of the best and most successful farmers are those who have been driven to the fartn Coffee in tlie Vienna Fashion. THE two-gill measure level-full of ground coffee (three ounces) the same of cold coffee or water one egg, shell, yelk and white mixed together in a bowl. Rinse out your coffee-boiler with boiling water, put this in, and pour over it three pints of fiercely boiling water, or two pints if you wish it strong. Close the spout and lid close ly, and boil fifteen or twenty minutes pour in about four small tablespoon fuls of cold water to settle it. Rinse out the coffee-urn with boiling water before pouring the coffee in. The boiled milk" for the coffee must be fresh and new, not merely warmed, or even brought to the boiling point, but slowly simmered in a farina boiler, till it attains a thick, creamy richness then it must be sent to the table in a hot cream-pitcher to keep it warm. "The whipped cream" is ntade by pouring a cupful of rich cream into a deep bowl, holding the churn about a quarter of an inch from the bottom, and churning it well. As fast as the stiffened froth rises to the top of the cream, skim it off with a spoon, keep it cool, and sencl it to the table in a bowl. Put into each cup the desired amount of sugar, a tablespoonful or so of the boiled milk pour on the coffee, and place on top a large spoonful of the whipped cream. Give a gentle stir to each cup before sending them round. Do not grind coffee too fine. A heap ing silver tablespoonful of the ground is a liberal allowance for each person, and weighs half an ounce.—Country Gentleman. —Mrs. Partington notices that very few persons are suffering from sugges tion* of the brain. Keligwus. THANK SO I VINO HYMN. FOR bmmteoue harvestx, fertile (laid*. For golden sunshine, K»iteful slmwer. For all the ffi'ts ttiat nuture yields We render thanks to Thee this hour. For all our houses, all our lands. For all the talents Thou hast jjiven. For all our blessings from Thy hands We thank Thee, Ood of earth and h«aven. O. Thou, to whom a thousand years Are but us yesterday when past. We tliauk Tbee that our years go on That lite, and breath, and being last. With bended head, with faltering tongoe, We thank Thee for the loss, the pain. O gently bind each broken heait. Thou who chnstiseth not in vaiu! Anuonthis day from East to West, From northern lake to southern shore,' i Let grateful anthems sing Thy praise. Who art our Ood foreverraore. —Detroit Tribnnt. Tlie Secret of Real Success. Bt'T paramount success depends upon the right use of God's own weap on—"the sword of the Spirit." God's word is the weapon that never wears out. The busiest brain sometimes runs dry the wittiest man's wit often grows stale the most eloquent tongue often loses its charm. Scores in every congregation, on every Sabbath, are in no mood for fine rhetoric, or a keen witticism, or even an adroit argu ment. They want something right I from God. They want revealed truth—saving truth—comforting truth, the truth as it is in Jesus. There is only one place in the universe where this is to be found. The wise minister comes to his Book of books, and says: "There is nothing like this give it to me." He prays that God will give him full insight into tlie AVord, full communion with its Divine Author, and a holy skill to wield this sword of the Spirit. He finds his Bible equal to every emer gency, and suited to every occasion, with something in it for every soul in his audience. Fifty generations of Christians have not worn it out. It is its fresh from the lips of Spurgeon or Newman Hall as it was from the lips of Baxter or Bniiyan three hundred years ago. To the dwellers in brown stone and marble it is is well itdapteil as to the beggar in the alms house. Fashions change. But the fashion of God's peerless Word never passeth away. It is a xharp weapon, to be sure but the sharper the better when sin is to be cut up by the roots, or when a corrupt heart needs to be lanced. The wise minister never muf fles his sword, or encases it in cotton. He uses God's Word in its naked sim plicity, with all its flashing retribu tions against sin, and all its bright promises of salvation. His most intelligent and sensible au ditors never weary of the sermons that have most of Bible in them. After listening to some sensational pyrotech nist, or some speculative word-spinner of philosophy, they get hungry for a soul-kindling Gospel sermon. There is nothing like that give it to us." Those churches which never get tired of their own pastor, or the pastor nev er tired of his place and people, are the churches which never allow but one inapoii in the pulpit. The man who relies on any other is not fit for any pulpit. But the secret of a strong ministry and a long ministry is the thorough mastery of God's Word.— Dr. Field, in N. Y. Evangelist. Moral Courage. AVIIEX I was a boy (says a writer in the N. Y. Obaerrer) of twelve years of age, fifty-two years ago, my father dic tated to me the following composition, which he required me to write out, commit to memory, and from time to time rehearse to him. I am inclined to think he was not himself the author of it: "There is a moral courage which enables a man to triumph over foes more formidable than were ever mar shaled by any C'iesar -it courage which impels him to do his duty to hold fast his integrity to maintain a con science void of offense toward God and toward man—at every hazard and sacrifice, in defiance of the world and the prince of the world. S#uch was the courage of Moses, of Joseph, of Dan- iel, of Aristides, of Phoeion, of liegu a lus, of Paul, of Luther, of Washing- refuge from business reverses, and ton. Sttclt is tlie courage wlnc-h sus manv such are now daily leaving the tains every good man amidst the cities to find homes in the country, temptations, allurements, honors, eon- Both for these and those who are "native and to the manor born," we. would point out what seems to us real ly the most profitable results of a farm life, and that which to us has been productive of more comfort and en joyment than all the pecuniary results. No one supposes for a moment that farmers can live or enjoy life without at least as fair an equivalent for their labor as others can secure, but it is a great mistake, made by many farmers, that many other industries offer higher compensation for labor than theirs, and they forget that much they enjoy without cost is absolutely necessary to the comfort of every man, and is pur chased dearly by others the value of this never enters into the calculation of a farmer's profits.—N. Y. Times. llicts, opposition, malice, cruelty, per secution, which beset and threaten him at every stage of his progress through life. It is not a noisy, ob trusive, blustering, boastful courage, which pushes itself into notice when there is no real danger, but which shrinks away when the enemy is at the door. It is calm, self-possessed, meek, gentle, unostentatious, modest, retiring but when the fearful hour arrives, then you shall behold the majesty of genuine Christian courage, in all her native energy, breathing the spirit of angelic purity, and grasping victory from the fiery furnace or the lion's den, when not one of all the millions of this world's heroes would have ventured to share her fortune. and delicious foods for all the purposes N TC of life without calling upon the lower dier- or pact, i -i.i intArm f- animal world to perform the interme- ifOfi Prayer. LITER AI.LY, prayer is supplication it is asking. By asking is meant, not simply desire expressed, but paramount desire. There must be a desire for the thing asked, greater than for anything else that would be incompatible with it. This is prayer, and nothing else is. If a man may have either an es tate or so much money for the asking, but cannot have both, however much he may desire the estate, he cannot really ask for it unless he desires it more than the money. And so, what ever desire a man may have of heaven, or of the presence with him of the spirit of God, yet if he has a stronger desire for any form of worldly good, any form of expression that he might use in the guise of prayer would not be asking. It would be hypocrisy to i the omniscient eye. It is only a para- i mount desire presented to God with i the submission becoming a creature, that is prayer.—Hopkins. Painless Extinction of Human Life. THE latest experimental researches which I have conduced on lower living animals," says Dr. B. W. Richardson, have had for their object the discov ery of a ready, cheap, and innocuous method for killing, without pain, those animals which are destined, as yet, for the food of man. If the labor of'the Physiologist be allowed to progress, the day will soon arrive when the slaughter of animals for food wHl be come unnecessary, since he will be 80 WANTJD $80 I fear God, and I have no other fear', is the sublimest sentiment ever felt or utterwl by mortal man." transmute the vegetable »to produce the most perfect ••SJ, Monitor Mamu't I V KOf./Jgivcn N'»v-ity'(.o.V3«3'1] K a slaughtered, and my research has been |TTI% FII TKR 'S nna directed to make a process, whic'- r"|l-t-'il-rard. Jain, ., p'i O u i s 1 diate chemical changes. But until this time arrives, animals will have to be IS been VTF.R-S nna Tr.m(.r,'•,m.rT directed to make a process, which at «f 1 present is barbarous and painful, less in the most perfect degree. For this purpose the various modes of rap- ff id destruction of life—by powerful electrical discharges, by rapid division of the medulla oblongata, and by the inhalation of various narcotic vapors have been carried out. The experi ments, which have been exceedingly numerous, have led me to the conclu sion that the most perfect of the pain less methods of killing is by the in halation of carbonic oxide gas. S: »»-. pain JESSE HANKY tCoJl'iy^^orMnS, i-1 .'-ViVabiV*Tin i •O'-l. cfiinax M'rg^ ber, in order to be brought, in sense less sleep, into the hands of the jj slaughterer. The application of i teaching and the putting into practice DCCflDlf Villi this humane process lies now with the J*t| '^r, world outside Science but to insure V i'.Wiirc*» i I •1 start NO IV MONEY WATCHES. hu»lHrWy $3] a addres* COULTER fc 5 $60 A WEEK FARMERS T'M^ 1,i' IM "1 flea n 1 n w rapid and complete is the action of this gas that I may say physiological pAiSTF.nivwS^"^^ science has done her part, as far as it need be done, for making the painless "Walchmaki-r and Jeweler^ so'*aj.*r"3rn^] killing of every animal a certain and 1 NIW ready accomplishment, an accomplish- T) A ment also so simple that the iil£|ll animal going to its fate has merely KNi&HT & KNIGHT, Washmeion n to be passed through the lethal chain- a un'J i & Smiv! -V T. I'1,1. 1 ','i!: ,, ,, rM-L I ill. I. Iht' its acceptance, all the force ot selfish- ""u liess, of prejudice, and of practical apathy for the sufferings of the ani lnal creation, has to be overcome. There is a great deal of talk and a great deal of sentiment abroad 011 tin question of the sufferings of the lower animal kingdom but when an attempt is made to relieve those sufferings by the invention of methods for operating surgically, without the infliction of pain, or for painless killing, the true and vitnl sympathy, which one would expect in support of such practic and humane efforts until they an made perfect and universal, can scarce ly be said to be found at all. With the exception of a few, not a dozen alto gether, of really humane ladies and gentlemen, I have found 110 one, out of the ranks of Science, in the least inter ested in the saving of sufferings to which I am now directing attention. The man of Science stands and won ders at the strangeness of the psycho logical problem before him and, in spite of himself, is forced to the con clusion that, practically, the noise that is made at him in the name of human ity is, after all, sounding brass and tinkling cymbal."—Nature. HO! FOR IOWA SI 5 WANTED! 100 1 itml i.mljc, ENTERPRISE CUN WORKS MICROSCOPES rat ami —A prayer-meeting is held in con nection with the Vermont Legislature every morning, and the members at tend in large numbers and show great devoutness. The ilontpelier Journal says: "Among those attending and deeply interested in the meeting tire some who have never attended prayer meetings at their homes. The singing is inspiring, the spirit of the meeting is excellent, the prayers are fervent and the addresses tire convincing and sometimes truly touching." TIIE only way to be permanently safe is to be habitually honest. To Worry tlie Liver A®d injure the system ^eneraily, take blue pills and calomel. To regulate it, and en dow the entire system with healthful vi^or, use llostettei's Stomach Bitters. Bilious invalids, which of these two recipes* will you adopt? Wc douht not, the latter. By so doinjj, you will avoid the di-astrous conse quences which the per. istcnt or frequent use of mercury entails, and effectuate the desired reform in the action of the biliary gland without danir-T, as well as speedily and thoroughly. The Bitters invariably rem edy yellowness of the complexion and whites of the eyes, pains in the right side atut under ihe riiiht shoulder-blade, furred tongue, high colored urine, nausea, vertigo, dyspepsia, constipation, heaviness of the head, mental despondency, and every other mani'estation or accompaniment of a disor dered condition of the liver. The stomach, bowels and kidneys also experience their regulating and tonic influence. A Cough, Cold or Sore Throat. 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