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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOTTRNAL, WEDNESDAj SEPTEMBER 18, 1889. Jfarm anb arten. Addreu ull Inqiilrlet or ronmenlrttnn In relatlon to aftrUnlture to l. T. II. HorsitiKP. Newport, VI. Edltorlnl Notlngs. Tiik Daihy WOBLD forcibly says: " Farmers, tho buttcrine and oleomar garinc manufacturers are shrewd fel lows, anil tlio mere arguinent that your product is gonuinc and theirn is not has lost ita force. You must dcmonatrate to the butter-consuming world that your buttcr is not only genuinc, hut that it is a clean, attractive, wholcsome fooiT." OnLYCHOICK PbUITS pay tho grow ers a aatisfactory proflt. To havc them choice calls for skill and knowledge and indulry atnong tho growers. Whcrc these cxist the profltl are Batisfactory, as VII shown last year by the succcss ful sale of $25 worth of fruit to each man, woman and child in the little island town of Isle La Motte, in Lake Champlain, last year, bringing an in eonie of some 810,000 to that sraall community. Fall Calvks. Now that winter dairy ing is becoming so common, it is well to consider the value of tlie fall dropped calvea. The Mablt Furmer remarks that " fall calvcs are the best for raising if to be brought up by hand. Therc is plcnty of tirae in winter to at tend regularly to thcir wants, and the six to cight raonths at the barn l)efore the grass grows in spring advances them to an age and condition when they will go to pasture and thrive on grass alone." THK OVERBEABING of an orchard is often a serious injury to it, unless it is well dressed with nianure after gather ing the fruit. A Maine orchardist says that, " ITntil 1S87 my trees bore the odd year. In 1SS5 I had a very heavy crop, 1880 and 1887 but few," 1888 a good crop. It required two years for the trees to recover from the heavy crop of '86, wbich was probably the cause of the change." We believc that liberal ruanuring after the heavy crop would havc prcvented this. TlIK VARIETIE8 F IMMAN CORN are very numerous. l)r. Sturtevant tells us that in weight of seed there are sorts of which 330 seeds will weigh a pound, while of others 3,000 seeds are refjuired. Its variation in type from a varioty said to have but two rows to over twenty rows, and through the kinds from pop-corn, sweet, Dent and Flint corns, and in colors from blue through many colors and queer combi natious of colors, like our calico corn of this section to the standard yellow, show a great swing in the field of its varia tion, and great opportunities for the improver. Daihy Sciiools. We wish our dairymen wero all more wide awake to the value of fine cheese, as well as but ter. Secretary Bass of our Dairymen's Association well says that " we Ameri cans are paying many thousands of dol lars each year for fancy foreigu cheese which we have not the skill to produce, but we have the material and sbould be able to supply ourselves at a large prolit. True, our experiment statious and some agricultural colleges are dolng a great and good work, but there is still a legitimate tield for the dairy school. We in New England should be no less alivc to our interests in this directiou than are the people of New York and Wiscousin." - Keep Up YOUR Fahm. A writer in the Mirror and Farmcr says truly that " with a good system of farming, saving manure and drainlng, the farm sliould every year increase in product iveness; and this sliould insure a yearly ailditiou to its value for holding. The fact is generally recognized that in time of deprcs8iou lauded property is slow est in falliug. I go furthcr than this, and say that land kept in good eoudi tiou for cropping never depreciates in value as an investment. There may be times during stringency of money whcn it is more difflcult to sell BUch property, but whenever the striugouey passes it is again in demaud, and at higher irices than before." Kni'out Prouvcts. More than a million barrels of apples were sent abroad last year, and the exnorts of canned vegetable products, especially California fruits, are becoming a great item in our commerce. In dairy proi ucts it has been shown that lack of quality alone stands in the way of sell ing vast quantities to foreign nations. Indeed, the fact that three-quarteri of the exporta from the United States are farm products in an unnianufactured state is a reproach to our boasted in genuity and businesB ability. Only the skill to make a good article, and properly introduce it to the world, prevents our farmers from reaping rich harvesls from the iiiaiiiifacluies of the farm. ICanubimq Fruit Tbsm. -Tna Maint Furmer says: "For fruit trees try line ground bone and ashes, or inu riate of potash if ashes are not avail able. The common prepared super phosphates of the markct are too forc ing in their effects, unless applied a little at a time and often, which makes the application expensive. Ground bone and ashes both act slowly, and will continue their effects for soveral years. Barn manure is all right for fruit trees as everywhero else, but there are few farmers who have plenty of this to spare for tho orchard." We And this to agree with our own cxpcri encc, but are not particular about hav ing the bone very fine. It is not that the manufacturcd fcrtilizers are too forcing, but that they are too expensive, that we should object to them. Tiik BOBDKATJX Mixtuhk, for de stroying fungous growth upon grape vines is proving a great success; and cxpcriments are being madc with it upon potatocs to prcvent the rust and blight, which cause rot, and are of a similar value. As all our readers are interested, we give here the directions for making the mixture. It may be that it can be applied along with paris green, alone operation. Thc Bordeaux mixture, employcd as a preventive of mildew and black rot of grapes, is made as follows: One pound of sulphate of copper (blue vitriol) is dissolved in two and one-half gallons of watcr and twenty ounces of lime in half a gallon of water, and the two liquids are mixed togethcr when the latter is cold, and gently stirred. After three days it is rcady for use. This preparalion has been found effective also as a prevent ive of smut in wheat and other grains, and of rot in potatoes. Seeds sliould be dipped in it only for a m'oment, as a longer immersion would injure them. Ahk Yankkks Bxnra Grubbed OtJT? The Springfield Republican tells us that " Oscar Ely of Ilolyoke, in his quatnt style, remarked that, as the Yankees once grubbed out the ludians, so the Germans and Irish were grub bing out the Yankees. The Yankee farmers are dwindling away, and close competition and small profltl are doing it. lle doubted whether the farmers were much bettcr off than they were 200 years ago." This is blank nonsense, Although the Yankees have peopled, successively, Western New York, Northern Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota and Dakota, besides sending large emigrations to the l'acific coast, there are to-day as many Yankees in New England as cver there were. Ve do not object to the foreign infu sion, for we have never thought it nec essary to despise other nations and races simply because they are not of British origin. But New England, outside of a few nianufacturing towns, is essentially Yankee, and will always remain so. More than that, she is Yankeefying all the immigrants. Eng land hersclf is peopled with a mixture of races; and we believe the very en ergy and capability of the Anglo-Amer-ican to spring, in a great degree, from this intermixture. Another century will assimilate our people, so that it will be hard to distinguish " t'other from which" in the population of New England. after testing them we at once felt sure that they were the I'roliflc Hwceting, a Kussian apple which we have propa gated and sold from our nursery for ten years; and we supposcd thesc apples came from some one who has goi the tree from us, but had lost the namc. Sizc, color, flavor and scason are almost identical; and yel one was imported from Kussia twenty years ago, and thc other is from "a very old tree " in Vermont! Jbbertisements. gibbcrttscmfnts. Correspondcnee Notes. Tiik Caiihagk Wobm. " Sprinkle cabbage with strong brine," writes E. Carleton of Barre, Vt. " It will kill the worms and make them grow." BLAOKBKBBIB8. An unsigned letter comes from Montpelier, with a request for an answer through this department, asking if the fall is a good time to sct blackberry plants. Yes, it is the best time; though they will grow well, no mattcr when transplanted. Thc black berry is as hard to kill as " witch grass." The same writer asks a ipues tion of a business nature which we would prefcr to answer by mail, if he will send us his name. Namino Aitlks. W. N. Ward, Moretown, Vt.,sends us specimens of apples from a tree in his falher's or chard, "thinkiug perhaps you might cnlighten us as to its name, if it has one." Ile adds that " some think it is common fruit, because the tree is a very old one, but it seems hardly possi ble." Though we can not name this fruit, there are two points in connection with the subject which we wish to speak of. The first is in regard to a queer confusion in the popular mind in regard to" common fruit," and " graftcd fruit." All our popular " grafted " apples were of courso first originated trom seed. " urarting " uiu not pro duce them, it only increased them; and consequeutly there iB no distiuctiou between the " common " apple and the "grafted fruit," except that some one has thought a good seedling worthy to be increased in that way. This being the case, the only improbability as to this, or any good apple being " coin inon," i. e. seedlintj fruit, is the im probability, more or Icbb, of its having escaped the notice of those who would take pains to increase it by grafting. The leoond polnt is in regard to dis tlngullhlng varieties by the fruit alone. So great is the resemblancc between varieties of apples, often quite distinct in origin, that so experienced a po mologUt as the veterun Jobn .1. Tbomas, author of the American Fruit Culturist, remarked to us at a fruit meeting iu (iraud Isle that, outside of a very few marked varieties, he had long declined to naine a kiud from the fruit alone. The risk of doing this was well illustntted by the case in hand. The apples sent us by Mr. Ward rcachcd us u day or two ahead of his letter, and Notes bj the Way. Ira cow is a good fcedec and is well fcd, she must produce a good quantity of nulk or soon get tit for the butcher. If the milk vender can supply the same amount of milk every day, why can not the butter-maker do the same thlng for the churn? Tiikkk is only one way to success, and that is by personal effort and ap plication, wbich deserve it, and by which alone it cau be won. Tiik corn-canning scason has bcgun in Maine. The crop will probably be an improvement over last year, but not up to the standard of previoUB years. Sinck Ihe first of May, owing to the low price of buttcr, the receipts of olco have fallcn off over 40,000 tubs in Boston alone, and to a large extcnt in other citics. A DAIBY expcrt who has seen the working of thc new butter extractor informs the New England Farmrr that in hi" opinlon the product is not butter, but a condensed creara. It is as poor policv for a dalryman to keep his cows the year round, or evcn a part of the year, on half fced, as it would be for a manufacturer to run his factory one-half its capacity. Tiik markct for fat sheep shows thcse days very clcarly that the man who remembers that carcasses as well as lleeces are to be sold from his llocks is the shephcrd who is going to win. MOST farmers have more than they can do themselvcs, and they do not feel able to hire help enough todo the work as it ought to be doue. There is no farm that will pay unless welljjtaken care of. OBCHABD grass will thrive well on damp locations. It is an excellcnt grass, but " stools," which uives it an uneven appearance in the iiclds. As it becomcs more compact each season, it soon forms an even pasture. Mohk butter is iniured by keepiui; the cream too long before churning than in any other manuer. The churn ing sliould bc pertormed as soon as tlie cream is ready, even if there is only a small quantity to churn. Tiik lesson that a great many dairy men havc yet to learn is this, that half fed cows don't pay. Each healthy cow is a milk factory which should be sup plicd with good wholesome food to her uttnost capacity to digest. SOME good gardeners are cutting back thc roots of their toniato plants to prevent the excessive growth of vine and induce fruiting. Running a sharp spade down on all sides ten or twelve inchcs from the stem answers. PBOFE88OB Cook, Eansing, Mich., says: " I flnd that my sheep never did so well as since I have given them si lage. Not only do they thrive in win ter, but they drop their lambs without trouble and the lambs are more strong, vigorous and hearty." WHAT the teachers and preachers and parents nced most todo is to recog nize ihc mental and physical qualities of thcir pupils or children, and, wilhout scekimr to make of them prodisjies of this or that, seek to so cultivate the in hcrited capacity as to make the most of it. " In the small state of Vermont therc is a creamery that uses the milk of nearlv l.oiio cows, and there are herds of 130 cows," wondcringlv remarks an excbange. But Vermont's glory is not in lliesc things, even as a dairy state. Her best dairies are not her biggest ones. 8TEAIN and sct the milk as soon as practicable after being drawn from thc cow. If allowed to cool down itand- IDg around m the paU, less cream will rise to the surface. This has been proved over and over again. This is an elementary fact, but it needs to be repeated. WlLL the palate of the future de mand butter made comparatively fla vorless from fresh cream? It is itated that many Londoners have acquired a taste for such a product; and epicures in this country are beginning to look with great favor upon it. The ripcned oream article, however, will always Qnd its adinirers. PROFE880B .1. W. 8ANBOBN asserts that the idea that ripened cream L'ives the best keeping butter is only an as lertlOO, aud that no proof exists to show it to be a fact. Ile also says there is no proof that butter from open pans will keep belter than from deep caiiB set in water. We take too many stalemeuts on trust, certainly. PBOTB8SOB Lono, dairy editor of the Londim Farmtr, spcaks very highly of the American butter exhibit at the Paris exposition. The professor ad mits that some of the samples not only cqualed but even Burpassed anything that he had ever seen before. He also compliments the Bimple, clean, and practleal packages in which the Iiutter is 8eut out. It should be reraembered that we make in the United States Bome niillions of pounds of butter more than our peo ple cousume; especially is this true when so much olco and butterine are Uied as last year. There were thou miiim i of tubs of butter left over last year that IQld from ten to twelve oentl per pound long after new butter was in thc markct last April. ThBEE years since, the mountaln and beach houses and other leading botels were supplied with butter from the creamerieB of Vermont and New York. To-day they are very largelv supplied from these very same small six to ten-cow farmers of New Ilamp- Bhire, who have built creameries and are making fine butter good enough for the very best hotels in the state and in New Fuglaud, says the Mirror and Furmer. CURED SCROFULA It Is tlnit Imimrlty In tti tilood, whlo.h, ao cumiilutinK In the glanils of tlio nock, pro dncos unslRhtly lumps or swelltai;!'; which oanscs palnful miinlnK sorcs on tlio arms, logs, or fcct; wlileli deVelopM irfoors In tho oycs, oara, or noso, often caiiliiK tillndiiRss or (leafncHs; whlrh Is tho origin of plmplos, can cerous growlhH, or tho many other manlfcsta tlous usually aserlhed to "humors;" wlilch, faHtenlng upon tho ItlDgS, OAUSftt consnmptlon anddeath. Ilrlngtho most anclent, It Is tho most general of all dlseases or affectlons, for very fcw pernons aro cntlrcly freo from it. How Can It Be By taktag Boo4i lanaparOlaj wkielL iiy tlio remarkalilo eures It liaa aecotnpllHhed, Often when other IMdlOUMI havo failed, has proven Itself to he a potent and pccullar inedlclno for this dlsease. Somo of tlieso cnrcs are really wonderfnl. If you snfferfrom serofnla, be Riirft to try llood's Harsaparilliu " My danghtei Mary was afnieted with scrof nlonssore neek from tho tlmc she was22months old tlll sho hecame six years of apo. I.unips formed In lirr neek, and one of them after PJMWtaUJ to tho slze of a plgoon's egB, heeame n rnnnlng sore for over tliree years. Wo gavo hor llood's Sarsaparllla, when Ihe lump and all lndleatlons of leiOtDla ontlrely dls appearcd, and now she seems to he a healthy Ohlld." .1. B.OABI.n.fl, Nauright, N. J. N. B. Bo snro to get only Hood's Sarsaparilla otdbyslldrnggUU. $1; nixfnrf.v PnpMtdenly by C. I. IIOOD & 0Oi Apotliocarlua. Luwull, Mus. IOO Doses One Dollar UAV CONDITION POWOER nitrhly ronTntratil. Dow nuuli In femnlty rorts thn onivti ntk r. nt i dnv r hcn. Tn i nl nil .'uri'B ull d)poMeit. If Tou raM't Rft H. Wt Md iy BUUI P.mt piitd. "ni. iwk. at'. tvo i. i-tn. crii r ' ; OUlfH Kiprevm pal'l. TnrtliiionlnH trr: Si-nil lain "r nh. Kiarmtn' l'uukry liul'Jf (pr U STk-.j frr with 11.00 nlcrH or raoro, THE WORLD OF MUSIG Ifa- n promtin'iit rpiitr nt t li p pQbllttatnn Iiim Of Hlivl DttSOIl ' "inj ,n. For Blnslnc cihh they offer o; HAK iony, a thoronghlf good iu.k iy l. O, kmkh (iiip httndftd ninpty-twn pftgMi 18ft Times un'l BongttMld tlif Klenit'iit (M0 f"i pr doMn) For Ohotrfl hikI SinKh.tf ClMNIi JHO VAH'8 PRAI8B, by L. O. EHBftSOir. A Kran.l gOOd bOOki with 180 ' w;-IIA flyiiin Tune. 70 Anthtmti Mototi and rh.wit and to snnK uid Oloot (fl i $i ptrdoMn) For Plftno Teaolierii we prlnt and 'ii jreatly many thouiandi .f Kieil AKIsoN's NKW MKTIKI (13), of N. K. CON8ERVATOBY UBTHOD (3) aini of MASON tV HOAD LBY'S SVSTKM POB BEOINNER8 (03), nnd nlno OOnimend vitv highly MASON'S TBGHNIOAL FXKKCISFS (f3.50). Bohooln onn ni)t do bnttor than t aic SONG MAMAI-, by L. O. Kmkiison, l?ok 1 (300J f8 per doaon)i Ilook 2 (4Qft 04.80 per dotan) and Boob :i $AM per dnzen). Somlnartea and Hisri Schooli ue largely meh booki aa 8UNU ORBBTINO S(N(i BAB MON'Y (t;H'ti B0o; ?r, )(r doien). Klndorx Arton Tenohora uia raore and more our beautlful KINDBROABTEM CHIM ES(flfl), orourSONGS AM OA ttKS FOR LITTLE ONKS (8). Auy Itoot Mml'-i for llftnil 'rice. OLIVER DITSON COMPANY. Boston, Mass. Bnoceaaliil Komedy arat lls us It lt fiTtiiln In nii'l ( !:.i.i Kt-ail , : : Im-Iow. er kni' wlih Thc Iohi oovared KENDALL'S SPAViN GURE. Sl'HIM((KIKLr. MABK., Ft'h. 18, 1. In. Ti .1 Kkmmi.i. Co., Bnotbnrgli PHs, vt Qentlemvn i i hav6 ur(i your KendalrsBporlB Cur ir Corna aud Mpratchea and Icnn su l noTorMWiti BQnaL Inava ourod Hnir f iiio v.rst oaaeaof Oorni tbai nona oould bo tubjeot to. I bave ht-en having siii'h iunnl fiUfcesh with iur uniniOUI Hiat l w iiiiiii ii liii-isl a" oon a borae wruuld hava Oorni hh not. 1 tiaM'n-i'oniiricnilril ll u st vi'inl witti llkf succfss. I lial a iar- Pa.rer with white boof for ward and badOornaln both quar f.ersaRlargoaaflfty-oant placM, I (Mirt'il hhn In thrct- wi-'k, so when I sotl hlin to aii rxi-rt ' i -t'tnaii tic i ba bona ever bad a Corn. 1 1 iii give the worel paaeof crns that i oau'l our Kenoaii m in curej, BeapeotniUy yonra, pgria Mai.onky. Bt i.i.'s Hi aii, N. Y.. Jtme R, 18B9. im. n. .t. KnrDALL Oo Buoaburuli rall. Vt. UOnta 1 1 ihuik It in duty to tay to you tlial i have tnorougbly trled your KeiidaU ii Boaviu Cure and have done wondera for mv- -If iu rentovlng hard (.'allouxr rom horeea' itmi.s. i think it one if tiu beal llnlnientf I ever naexL very reapeeifutb "'irn. JUHN f . WUl i.TZS. V . . MrnRYBvn.i.K, Pai May IS, Dr. n. J. KggDAIX OO., EnoshurKh Kalls Vt. Oi'titn : I hnw boan Usin Kundall'H .spuvln I lil'f for hoinr 1 1 1 in' atnl navt1 riti i hrif or foiir Siui v lua. II tlilnk It is thc beat nu'tlli tn.' forf bone nrsli that I havc ewr ii-fii atnl also for Corim on human iicsti, it wiu rentove Dornsentlra' K without j)ain. Very rt'npi'ct fullv I'oura. L A. MrWn.i.iAMs. PrtoeSl perbottle, or iix bottit H for 5. nruKt:'''!-' navn u or t-an k'' n ror oii. h. ni i i gr!l.iirll pMviNcywffl Mti MdT6U rr.-clpt of prlcu by tho i.r. itir i' iii h. 1)11. II. .1 KKNDALI. CO. soi.U BY ALL Knotburgli FaiN DKVGOISTM Vu Tutt's Pills Hia d rspp tle, iieiibJiiiuici.ii?tii- r (rom vxcvnh i work ol uiiuil OI J....1 , . driiik or eiiumir lu Malarial Regions, nlll flnrt Tutt'fi Ihe moftt irenliil rt'nlmllieetcr ol I n l llio -ol i . , 1 liivullfl. Try Them Tairly. A vltroroiiN boily, piire blood. Nfroiifr ItorVOOUIttl u ObOOrl iilmiuil IU rvMiilt . SOLD EVERYWHERE. Hr Nolld 4i.i Walrh. .-..l.i l. m I WO. unlll laltiy. itri m wfttt-h in ib world. I'c.i murkf., Wll ranlrit. IU... i . I tlutiunK i aite llutb lli.- iiil gruia' witb w.ir k himI nap uT vqual valua. One i ' i etcb calur can ai-i urr OM free, trlli r wilti uur larjtr ainl al uabl Uni of II hol.l Miploa TktM uni i, Wrll tltn wai.li, Wf HM Frre. aud h' VoU ha kf t fr 9 m irl amt ihown llt- m to llixio ihfin in your h aiil nuiunlri. n Wliusoia -V I'o alkd, they bccuiu your own rprir. litlll n-rittit. iic. A.l Ifn HC:, 1'ix lluuil, MuiM, UUX mm WANTEn I lSALAHY AND BXPKNBES PAU I KJot uiiurai oommlMioa to - .ii U NSKS ouiiiiiHHion lo loi u Oiittit frt'e no colliM'tiiiu. rr- lllUIIHIlt nOMitilll.H I'llJlI .lltlrc.l 1: 1 U ll. . unneceMarr. OhoTo of tArrtton if anply at onr.v L. V. THDKSTON &. CO., Euipire NiirrleH, Rochester, N. . ffiOLERA M0RBUS I ANBEya e m nnrn i . using PERRYDAVIS' PAIN KILIER vtriitimeMViiaB. Mr. Moody's riosinir Sermon at .Northfield. HiR thp.me was "The Neceasary (iiftliflcations of a (.'hristian Worker." Thc followinj? c.ondenBed report is taken from thi oolumDi of the SpringfitlA Htpublican: " Christ must be in ub be fore we have any desirc to work for (iod. In the first place we rouBt have faith in the power of (iod to fill us with his Spirit. We must not only have faith that (iod can use us, but that God will ubo us. If we have this faith, ircat things will be done. We want men that believe that now is the tirae. It was not Moses and Joshua that did those miedity works, it was their God, nd that (iod still has power. Abra han was the most famous man that over lived except Christ, and he was noted for nothing except faith. Another thing we nced is courasre. Ood wants men and women that he can test, that havc couratre to spcak out their convic tions. If you are afraid of burting peoplc's feelings, you won't accomplish muoh, If the truth makes people mad, it will do them good. Another thing we want is holy enthusiasm. We must be on (ire for (iod. Don't be afraid of gctting too much firc. The world likcs meu full of enthusiasm. Who ever succecdcd without it? Another thing we want is perseverancc. If we don't succeed to-day, don't give it up, we may to-morrow. We must concentrate our lives into one channel and hold on. If we are going to accomplish anytbing for God, we must persevere. Again, we must have love for our work. A lawycr may succeed without loving his client, a merchant may succeed without loving his customers, but Christians must work through love for God and the work. We must have human sym pathy. There are many men who are bruliatu in thought, but they have no human sympathy. We can't succeed in this work without this. A great many think this world will be savcd by nianu script. I tell you we need more ser nions with our hands and feet. Let us learn a lesson from the parable of the Good Samaritan. We must go into sympathy with the world. The gospel would soon be carried to tbe whole world if we only had sympathy." PROLIFIC POULTRY FOOD WILL MAKE RENS LAY Ulxed with tlie mornlng feetJ proventi i:gg Entltw and Feathtr tHctrtng, ourei A Hiimll siini ezpnnded for It ivlll rotnrn many limei tna ooat In the InoreftMd pro duetion of Bgg. Sold by Seednnen, Feedmen, Dnifrtrlrts, and XJeneral D.'iU rrs. 1 lli. l'kic . 4.V. 1 lb. l'kg. 800. 61b, Pkg, M. 1 Ibi l'kg. tent by matl fot AOo. L. B. L0RD, Propr.,BURLINGTON,VT. K3! FOR DAKOTA! The Youngest State in Ihe Union. Th. nu f innshlnei f prAlrle hotnM. f fertiie olttof bonftiiu nrmt.of ...miort iohI bappuieit. I... w tuxfs. iol lnousea lu rh.st' proxlmliTi niil- ri.H.I nirtrkct ftlmott tit yi.urdoor. Ah kooiI .hm.-iv us n.'w Englndi tnire luocvti i no longer BZ' peritnont, out n Miurod fact. 1 hkVO f.T ulf our Immli.Ml Iirst-.'l luiprovi'.l h'rin. loi'HtHd lll Ihl' I.i.t .iilllltli' "f South (;ik..t; rarm'houMi uid butldUiRa n ui'.irij uii. inly from .'ihi tti 'tiHl re.tilr.'d cuMi duwli. lmliilu'c lli llv.' y.'.irs nt s.-vt'ii itT fi'iit luliTpat The cr..pH illolie Win i.nv th hithni.'e ilnu iu two yoan. OuKu'tA Urin- uri' iidViiiiriiiK in prlct.. St'fliro one nt the pretenl lo i.rh'.'s. ranging from fa t.. M pe eore. dependenl upon tmprovementt. Kr furtber pertlouuin, Mdreti 1-- u . Qoddabd( Wetertown, Dakotii. As to my ri'iiai.iiity. l refer to wiiiium H. Hldden, Rotton; Watortowo Nettonitl Itiiiik. WutiTtowii, lliikota; Klrst Natlolial ll.n.k, Watertown. Dakota ; Oakota l.oati and Trliat Com pany. Watertown. Oakola. Io Thy Best. Though thc maj.irity of people never rise above raediocrity, this is no excuse for slighting oue's work or for doing nothing at all. The injunction to all is to act, and any thing worth doing at all is worth engaging all the energics of the doer: and he who conscientiously attempts the highest, and labors the best he can, gains in the action a satis factlon that is his highest reward. Not only is this true, but it is usually the same kind of labor that leads to pros perity. A young painter was directed by his master to complete a picture on which the master had been obliged to suspend his labors on account of his growing intirmities. " I commission thee, my son," said the aged artist, " to do thy best on this work. Do thy best." The young man had such rev erence for his master's skill that he felt incompetent to touch canvas which bore the work of that renowned hand. But " Io thy best," was the old man's caltn rcplj ; and again, to repeated so llcitatiOD. he answered, " )o thy best." The yoUtD trcmbliugly seized the brush, and kneeling before his appointed work, be prayed: " It is for the sake of mv beloved mnster that I implore skill and power to do this deed." 1 1 is band grew steady as he painted. Slumbering genitis awoke in his eye. Enthusiaim took the place of fear. ForgetfulneiB of himself supplanted his sclf-distrust, and with a calni joy he Qniibed his labor. The " beloved master " was borne on his couch into the studio to pass judgment on tbe re- sult. As his eye fell upon the triumph of art before him he burst into tears, and, throwing his enfeebled arms around the young artist, he exclaimed, " My son, I paint no more!" That yotith, Leonardo da Tinci. became the painter of " The Last Supper," the ruim of which, after the lapso of tliree buudred years, still attract annually to tbe refectory of an obscure convent in Milan hundreds of the worshipers of art. ( 'hristian Stdttttnan, L. L Watertown, CODDARD, Dakota. B00K BINDERYXr JPaper Box Factory. T?a7iflt'whohaMany book thty wish bound or ttpairtd, er use Paver Boxes, should write to f. W. WHEELOCK. MOHTPELIER, VT.. for lou tst price for good a v- (L-bufutional. offT to l.oth MSWt t a modiTate eolti tlioroiiuh lnMriii'tloii Iu lluln.'s. rhonoraphir uiul Kntiliah hruni'hi'K. Kltraortlinary hoiue tndorsi'mflit. I oa viMilent roomi. Hevliied methoa. Keopem Hp. lelnlu'rmh. I'ir.-ular froe. it K. 11. KVANS. rrlllilpal. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, WORCESTER, MASS., OnYrN ROUrtsM in t'ivil. KeObMlletl and BlOOtrlOa Kll- i rinit and Oh isirv. Nh nd flnoly equtppad ubonioriei and worlMuopi. Twentymne proiossorH and aatUtautt. -xi year Ih-kIhs gepteiiiuer lo. IKHO. ''or cataloiruei otiior inforuiaiiou SXinu "I 1 i i i i i-n. Ph.B.j I'lfsld.-iii of raculty. Danger in Succe.ss. Xo part of human life is free from Lemptation. There are exposed places which every one feels must be guarded. Whnt is most of a surprise to us is the appearance of danger in unexpected places. Failure has its temptations; success opeus chasms unkuown to tlie opposite. Xo great virtue is required to Improve the lessons of adversity, but only virtue and wisdom can secure and rctain the full advatitages of vic tory. Many a man who has run with stcadincss the rougher course has lost his balance the moment he has euten d the highroad of prosperity. David was a model of self-control, prudence and courage, through the long contests with Saul; thc climax of victory opened seams aud exposed weak places in his obaraoter. The man who was too con scieutious to take the life of Saul whcn prowling upon his track, in the bigh day of prosperity ventured to comniit ailultery and murder. In the capture of Jericho, Jothua held every soldier in the line of duly; but the moment tbe city was taken new dangers eiitercd; aud by Ihe sin of a single soldier the conqueriDg host was turnad back in Btili liuu rout. Zton'i Utrald. GREEN MOUNTAIN SEMINARY, Waterbury Centtir, Vt. 0OUMBI OF ITUDJ i Colluari lr'Hratory, i'laHHlral, ScientlAe I'oiiiincn-irii, Huatc aiui Twrhin' THE BEST COMMERCIAL SCHOOL IN THE STATE. NtenufEraphy. Type-wrilinH and IfttWUIrlihly !''- nltltlai No outttdn tetnpteUoni. artelltnt Boaia lliK ai'i'ulnlilodathius. KlpeliAei leifl than Iu auy other MBQOl of enual urade. Three termt .f twelve weekiearh Fall Trrm begllll heptrlllber 3, 18HU; Winter Terui i.. .. m- Dtnelnl.er 4. Kor ratalogue addreaa the rrluelal, KI.UABETll COLLEY. A. M. ErocB, The traniition from long, liugering and painful sickncss to robust bealth marks an cpoch in the life of the Indlvldual. Buob a remarkable eveul is treaaured in thc memory, and the agcncv whcrcby thc good hcalth has been aitalned is gratefully bleued. 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