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VERMONT WATCHMAN & 8TATE JOURNAL, WEDXKHDAY, SEPTEMBElt 16, 1891. arm anfc 5arfcen. Ailttrenx all lhqulrlnt nr conimunlrRtloii!i Ifl rt'latlun 0 nnriculture o I)k. T. II. Hdckink, NMirt, VI. A PrtftlMf Frecs II ll Mind. Professor I). G. l'orter of Connecti cut has sent to the Connecticut Farmer a corniuutiication on Ihe Land (irant Colleges which ought to be rcpnnletl in every agricultural peflodiotl in the country. Inithes.iys: "In reading the laniruage of the original grant of 1802, two tliings are oleirly apparent; flrst, the objeot for which the approprlatlon wa-i made, ind secondly, the means hy wblch it. whh propoted to accomplish that object. 1'he obiect is cxprc-taed in tlie wortls, in order to pronmtc the Uberal and pructical educution of the induntriut classes., This objuct was to be at tstoed by Mtsbllshlng oollegu, in which, wlthout excluding othcr itudles, a preterence should he given to branchea of learuing relateri to agriculture and the mechanlc arts. Now, there has been a large queition and a sharp dispute as to theproper proportlon of the ' liberal ' and the practical' in the scheme of study for these college;'; but the great purposc of tlie collegea themeelvcs, and of all study in them, has been curelessly overlooked or carefully ignored. At leasl I do not know of a singlc eflort honeslly and iutelligcntly made to ful fill that purpose, either in Connecticut or any olher stalc. There may doubt less be any amount of explanation and cxcuse for the cotirse wliich has been pursucd; but the fact will aftcr all rc main that not one in a thousand of the properlj iudustrial classes has rcccivcd or could receive any benetit from ap propriatious amounting to t-everal niil lious of dollars made in tbcir favor morc than tweuty-tive years at;o. Short of positive political rascality, I believe tbere is no grcater wrong or injusticc existing in this country to-day than is involvcd in the preecut upc aud expen diture of the fuuds of the Morrill Land Grant of 1802, and of the recent appro priation for the same purpose." This is exactly what the agricultural editor of this paper has been maintaiu ing in print ever since 1873. I'rofes sor Porter, in continuiug the subject, adds: "Everybody knows that the liberal and practical educatioa of the properly industrial clasees has not been promoted to any apprcciable extent by the col leges which were to be established for that express iurpose, and everybody knows also that several hundred pro fessors have received, as a result of the grant, positions, titles, lionors and emoluments, with abuudaut holidays aud long vacations thrown in. It is doubtless true that some of these pro fessors have developed a considerable interest in science, and that some of their work has had a certain general value. But their work in promotiusr the education of the industrial classes has had no apprcciable result, if, indeed, there has been any such work." This, too, is what we have been as sertin in print for nearly two decades. Xevertheless, Scnator Morrill of Ver mont, to whom is accredited the pater nity of the original bill endowing these institulions, has publicly declared that in his opinion the Uuiversity of Ver mont and State Agricultural College is usiug the income of this fund, together with a large additional grant recently made, in strict accordance with both the letter and the spirit of the law. At least, that is how we understand the senator's position. Professor Porter further, as follows: " I am aware of goes on to rcruark Tbeeo colleges for tlie tduoalion of the industrial classes should therefore stand each on its own found.it ion as a scparate and independent itisiitution, atid it ll ol tlie greatest ImportMM to every interest ot honesty and good gov cmincnt, of civilization and huniiui progress, th.it they ihould be idmtnla lered iu hucIi b way as to niake tbrin t ffeclive as far as p ible in acoom plishing the object for which they weic mtended." All of which, whether it be adjudgcd sensible or not, our readers hiive heard repealed so many times that we, at least, are tired of it. Professor I'or lcr's view of what an industrial college must be, iu order to aceomplish the re--ults proposed, or supposeil to be in lendcd (tbOUgh Scnator Morrill Miys not) by the origitiators of the plau, arc cxprcsscd as tollows: " It would have been enlirely possi ble nay, it would not even have been diflicult to have organizcd and con dUCted these colleges in such a way that bundrcds and tbous inds of farm ers' sons tbroughout ihe country would have received the inestiiuable advan tage of blgher education in thsm, where ouly scores liave been able to do so now. Nature hertelf has dtvided the year for the fariui r into two great pe riods, one of labor, the olher of leisure. And we had only to take advanlage of tliis period of alniost enforced leisure to give the farmer's son time, when be could do nolbiug else, eqUal to two thirds of a college year forsiudy, and still leave him time for labor equal in value to two-thirds of a year (or that purpose; and bo that the earnings of the one period might almost or al together meet the expenses of the other. Now, why was not this done ? Why cau we not do it now ? We can do it now; but it rnay be well to cou sider some ol the obstacles in the way, and tlie nature of the opposltion we shall be likely to meet." We have not the space to copy Pro fessor Porter's answer in full; but it resolves itseif practically into the state ment that college professors would think tbemselves both degraded and scandalously over-worked in conducting a school on such a plau as this. Iu short, the professor tbinks, as we have always thought and said, tbat it was a fatal error to call these industrial Land Grant Schools " colleges." If they had simply been designated Iudustrial Schools, or Agricultural and Mechani cal Schools, and their teachers given no other title than that of instructors, in stead of professors, there would not have been this temptation to divert them from their proper aim. This has been amply shown in the only one of them which has escaped the deadly brand the Mawachusetti Iustitule of Technology. Araong privately en dowed schools the Cooper lnstitute of New York is a shiuing and successful cximple of how to do it. Now is ittoolate to have this mistake rectlQed? What hinders that congress at ils next session should make the change, aud at once and forever take from these schools the fatal misnomer? The law might be further amended by a moro eniphatic and uttorly unmistak ablc declaration of the end and pur posc of their cstablishment. Mr. Mor rill might oppose this. In fact, honesty would require him to do so. Uut if the farmers' organizations have any lente at all they will thiow their whole weight in favor of the change. Blood that Tells. I am preildent of a street, railroad in Sm FnnottOO, where we have lnd huodrade of horeei, Tne average lifc of our anitnals was three years. Put one horse stood that hard life uine vears. Ilis service was so exceptionBl 1 looked u his record. I hired detec lives to trace him from one sale to another, back to the man an 1 farm that laised him. I found his sirc was a pedigreed horse; his dam was of good blood, tliough not s andard. That ex plained the superior u-iefuluess of the ho sc to iny m'nd. Ile had bettcr benes in lUDl'ftOOe, form and lcngth, lciter muscles, better nerves, bctter heart, Inngaanddigeitive organs, and he was woith llOOtnore on these accounts than any other horso we bad Now, I Miy that, whether we raise horses for ihe plow or liack, blo )d will tcll and is worth more monejr. Btectloneer earned S200,OiX( a year for me because be was a good horse. The old strect Ctf horse earned three times as much for ub as his i'ellows because ho was a yood horse. Kacb in his place proved a great truth, aud it is time we all know it. Lchiml Stnnford. bbcrtiscments. A i.miil Ilnwk Trap. Almost every poultry raiser is troubled with hawks and crows carrying off more or less of the chickl. lielow we lepeat a descriplion of a device that we have scen deecribed in several ex changes. Wc have never secn it in ue, but if it will detoe the hawks it ought to be on every farm. A short distance from your poultry yard place in the ground a post flfteen fcet high from the top to ihe ground. Now get one of your woru-out mowing scylhcs and drill two bolt holes in it near the heel. Griud this scythe blade until itcontains no"nicks," aud after whetting it sec that it is kcen aud razor-aharp. Bolt this blade to the post noar the top and place tbe sharp edge of the bbide up and give it a good slant from thc post to the point of the blade and your trap is ready for use. A hawk or crow comes around and lights on the sharp blade and slides off, minus his toes. Tiik Iowa Ilomesteud says: ,; One mis take that the brecders make is in be ainniug with auy kind of registered stock, or that is elis;iblc to registry, unde.r thc imprtssion, common with many farmers, that one registered aui tnal is practically as good as another. The resuk h that they secure a nuruber of auimals of niiscellaneous breeding, ofteu with antagonlstic or incompatible blood linos, aud many yoars are re quired before anything like satisfactory re8ults can be secured. This could all be BVOided by first masteriug to a good degreo the laws of heredity as applied to all breeds, next studying carefully the breed and type they projiose to se lcct, aud Bnally, begiuning with a few females of choice and similar breeding, aud of great in lividual merit. Iu this way there is the minimum of expcuse and rUk. The herd will grow fully as fast as the kuowledge aud experieuce of ihe breed'T." the stunid manual- labor schemes which were attempted in some of the Land Graut Colleges, and of the fact that some of them graciously offer the pittance of a three monlhs' coursc iu winter for the benefit of those to whoni a whole college course is duu, aud that some free scholarships have been offered uuder conditiona which the iudustrial classes could not accept. I am awnre, also, of the wil liusrness of some of the agricultural professors to assist in conducting farm ers' institulcs outsidc tlie colleges, aud of the talk about ' utiiversity exten siou ' that is indulged in by others, And still I say that, so far as I know, not one honcst and Intelligent fcffort has any where been made by the mana gers of these colleges to fulfill the pur pose of tbe act by which the col.egcs were created. Tbe incsl important clause in the act the one which should have been nllowed a conditioning and controlling forcu iu the orgauiz ition aud management of the colleges, ihe clause namely, ' in order to prontote tht libtrtd und practical educution of the Industrial cIomm ' has iu most cases been treated precisely as if it did not exist at all." l'rofossor Porter credits some of the professors in some of thuse Laud Grant Colleges with having done much good Work ealculated to promoto industii i progress (as we, also, have done), but he adds: "These obiects, however important in lliemselves, are entirely aside from the purpose of colleges for tbe ' edu cation of the industrial classeB.' Iu these, economy should be the rule as it is tlie necessity of those for whoni they are iuteuded. A'id itmayas well be said, once for all, that unless there shall be the opportunity of a most care lul and tlirifty economy, both of time and money, it is absolutely idle to talk about colleges for the education of the industrial classes. They cannot be edueatcd, aud cau have no availahle. opportunity of education, in colleges condncted on tbe ordinary plau. It is therefore a great mistake to altach an iustitutiou of one of the two classeB required as an appeudagc to an insti tution of tbe other class. The tail can not ' waggle the dog,' aud in the inevilable conllict of interest sure to be developed between two such iuetilu tions tlius joined, it is always the up peudage which will have to ' waggle ' aud which will suffer in cousequeuce. illlil Hood's Sarsaparilla Is a concentrated extrnct of Sarsaparilla, Yellow Doek, ripsisscwa, Junlper Ucrrles, Mnndrakn, Damlellon, and ollipr valuable vegetablo rcmcdles, cvcry lagredlent belng strlctly )urc, and tbo best of its klnd It is posslblo to bny. It Is prepared by tboroiiRbly rnmpptcnt Vhar inaclsts, In tho most carcful inanncr, ty a pccnllar Ccinibln:ilinn, PropOftlOtl aud 1'roocss, glving to lt curatlvo power Peculiar To Itself It will rure, wbon In tlie power of mediclne, Scrofuln, 8;ilt Itlieum, BlOOd I'oisoning, Cancerous and all otliet Humon, Malaria, Uyspepsla, BlltousneMi Sick iieadache, Catarrli, Btteutnatlim, iuhI ail difTiculties witb tlie Llvrr and Kldneys. It overcoines That Tired 1'ecling, Creates an Appellte, and glvcs great mental, nerve, bodlly, and digesllvc strengtb. IIcMid's Hiirsaparilla Is sold by all drugglsts. $1; slx for ?5. l'repared only by C. I. Hood & 00M Apolbecarles, Lowell, Mass. N. B. If youdeclde to take Hood's Sarsapa rilla do not be induced to buy any olber. IOO Doses One Dollar " l wii brokon down with nervoui Md piiy- Hicul prottmtioti ln;(oru u.iiiK Ir. (ncni,H N i i tt i ii , itml 1 iff WM n bttVdOni With I voulrf . '( ! litutt t'nntnjh 90 ttlt the wurid could hettr, tnnl ttU thttn tkt good lr. ilrveiic't Ncrvura ht tl-n-for m$i lt Um DUUlC PM (VOin u lOMU trembliiii, nervoua. irrittiUe umu tu oim wIkj iMlfl bi ll GHARLES BUCK & SON, 20 CflNTON ST., BOSTON. Cash Buyers of flEW RGUND HtDjS CALFSKINS, PELTS & TALLOW. WRITE FOR PRICES. F 'LORENCE Knitting Silk. Soft Finish. If vou wish to se- i 1.. J 1.11:4.. I Aynnrt- ci.re Deamv, aurauiuu , ci.uiiu- mv, vou will Imv this bilk tr Knitting, br Crochet, 'for Tatting, tor Velting, or ttr bmbroiJery. Fach one-haif nnnce 1 ail 1 f size No. 300 COrrtains no yards of pure Silk. "Fioraitf Honw JwdleworJc " for i!'i Kimws jrou many umm Itor lt. Klvtnii ynu f"'1 Inttroctlona In Cruohttted IScarfs, BTlk fcnippitn, Btlti, BWHMd Ban. MftcmnJH I nct, ;r This 1 ook ountalnM pa( l rully I'tantnted dosoriptiva iDatter, and lli Lu mallvu &u Koelpt of 60. Bifintlon yeM. m NONOIUCK bll-K Cu. Florence, Mass. MUSIC Song Classics. Vols. I & II. TWO vnlutiu , MOb with hboul 10 DWMtOftl '-. of itt-kitowieiiK t rapntetiona "BEST OF ALL MEDICINES ! " DR. GREENE'S NERVURA (Quarantecd J'uvely Vegetable und JTarinlrss), THE GREAT TONIC AND RESTOR ATIVE. All who need a ttr0Hgthening mrdivine all who are nervous, weak, tired, languML, exhautted h nerve power and phytical ttrength ; who ( tieepleati tvake tired und nnrefrethed, uHthout ttrength and energy for thc. day'e work ; who have poor blood, headache, baehaehe, dyepepeia, lndtgeettont f',s bloatlngt faintfeelinytf loaa of appetite, coniitipation, kidneg or liver eomplaint, ahould reud tht foi-lowlngi Piano Classics. Vols. I & II. folamMi futt mtuto i1m ttiitl :tl pti-i'o ri'.HiitM'tlvt'lv. nitaiiiliiK H Young People's Classics. Vols. I& II. MMtaini titmut N pi (1 ctivt' liniftir nf i-itsy bttt B0S6 CLA8SIG8 FOH LOW ViiICKS. CLASSIC BAEIT0NE and i:.ss su.NtJS. CLASSIC TEKOB S0NG8. CLASSIC FOUR-HAKD COLLECTION, NlntM . luporlov dnttfl foi ptaao, by FIoffwMi. o Hrahins. and otbsf iMdtttfl oonpottrii " Dr.flrMat'i Hemra i wondettol remedy tot norvoua proatratton and taoae tenrtble ttredi wi'nk (llngethat make lifo a burdan. I fefll ttmt 1 cannot nity i-iutugb ln itn pratee fOV wbnt It bas tlono fot U6. Wiik errry M0f tin-t MnTWflfl 0N thf fufr nf tlie eiirth could le in dUOed to tiy II for thrcu day. TbOI would OBthe lilgb way to Ioiik ycaisot bcallb uud (1)60 Uldarataud II" value, and life would not "ceua so wciirisouic und nudcMlralde. Ktta K. H4VBK, 41 Negers 8t., Webatt r, Masa." Uuppiucis tliiougli llr. lirn'iU'- Ncriur. AMOBBW II. ' o.NKV, uibHon, Bteubea tu., n. y. DR. GREENE'S NERVURA is the bast strengthening Tonic, Invigorator and Restorativa in existence, for it makes the weak strong, invigorates the tired and overworked brain, enriches and vitalizes the blood, nerves the weary limbs and restores health and strength. Use it, sufferer, and you will never regret it. Druggists, $1 .00. Dr. Grueni', thc MIQOOMtal upcclalUt in curltiK all fortiM of m i votta and cbronio dda oancH, S4 Tcinplt) l'lacu, Uonton, Masa., cuu becouaultedVee.pfrBoually.urby luttur. Sendbr sympioiii blank. PR OLIFIC POULTRY FOOD WILL MAKE HENS LAY Mixdl with llio umrniiiK irornts ' f( VotitMPAnd t'tttht r I'ivkinfj, cuiva A Mimii siini e pnded fv H w rrtorn imtuy tiiiH'H thc 0CMt in thf tm reMfd pro reedmHi MruirNtH, : i Qenerftl Pel era, 1 ih. vuu B5o. H n. Pkg. Uq. flib, Tk. f l.oo. 1 lh. 1'kg. bdit hy inutt fot 40O L. B. LORD, Propr,, BURLINGTON.VT. Any Volume in Pper$l) Boardi s i ,95) ( loth (.iit Poitpaid. Cllpprd and CondrnNed. Wiikat loveB and does hest on a aolid seed bed. It is hard for a three-leceed dog to capture a four-lci;eed rahbit. DtD any of the fanciers ever try feediog boiled Irish potato tops to their poultty? Nkvkk be afraitl to give a colt a horse's ration if you make him do a hor-e'8 work. Tukn and ruh your cheeses daily and keeii them looking hright and frec from mould. It pays. Makinii the home comfortalile will kccp many a hoy and girl from heing hamed of the farm. Don't expect the hens to attend to the buniuess of cirg-layini, unless you attend to tlie buniness of ttadlng them. Tiik real lahor with a fiock of flltv heno, where no chickens arc raiRed, H very little; the " bother " i a great deal. OlOYXB hay and cnsilage that has plenty of grain in it ought to make about as good and cheap a ration as a tlairyman could wish for. EVERY illiteralc man in a cominu nity is a shame upon that community. It is, tlierefore, the tluty of that com munity to etlucate the illiterate. Many farmers would like to raise tiueks, hut aredelerred by the mistaken uotion that they cannot successfully do so wiihout a poutl or stream of water. IIkns will eat silage. That fact is well known to those who have used it for their poultry. If they will eat corn silage they will also eat that made from grass, It makes no difference whether tlie potatoes are, carly or late ones, they should be dug as soon as they are ripe; nd this is when the viues are all dead tnd dry. iiih victona (Australia) govern ment gives six cents bonus for all butter bringing twenty-four cents in the London markcts, to encourBge the dairy iDdustry. Is the anxiety to get extreme speed, many mares and stallious have been used for breeding simply because they were fast, allhough they may have been bad and unintelligeut. To insure that the farm hcn shall at tain to her highest possibilities, some oue's labors must be uddcd to hers to raise herchicks, and the labor must be both interested and cheap. " What shall it profit me?" ex claimed the Shah of Persia, when nrged to attend the Derby. "It is al ready known to me that one horse can iuu faster than another!" Not more than one third of the creaniery butter is up to the standard when tested. The reason for this is that the creamerymen mix t'lgether good and poor milk or cream. EZPEBIENCE proves that when the cheese has arrived at its proper stage of maturity before shipmeut, it suffers uo iniury from the iournev, but will improve instead of deteriorating. ONE very important step in tbe im provement of a breed of horses is the getting rid of the foolish oucs. Horse hreeders, as a class, do uot appreciate ihe iuiportance of breeding for brains. ECKM of promiscuous size and color will always fail to bring the top prices. A little care in aimiug to add to the at tractivenesi of an article is always re paid, and eggs are no exeeption to the iule. An Iowa farmer woman wriles: "The t reatnery has heeu the longest step out of the old into tlie new, It has taught us to skim the milk before it is Bpolled, and to have sense enough to stop churning before weBpoiledthe butter." It is only the trained man who suc cetds on the farm, and it is equally the irained man who does other things with a eertainty of a favorable out eome. Men forget that success is a re--sultant of knowledge and experience. OUTRANKBD only as table fowls by the Plymouth Hocksautl similar breeds, but leading them and all others as layers, is that other staple aud very popu'ar breed the LegbornB. This variety we considcr the most valuable of all. It has been shown over and over agaiu ttiat a lew stirewtl men liave been able to change the niarkets of the country to an alniost fabulous extent in a few hours, and to take from and idd to the value of commodities at their pleasure. " Tiik uiijust taxation of farm realty, in conaequence of the systematic iIoiIl' iug of the burtlcus of state by opulent tax-dodgers, is fast beeoming a scan ilal," says an exchange. Ratner it has long been a acanda): but what arc you going to do about it? An important point should never be overlooked, viz. : that of keeping the uow'i bowele in good oondition. Acow ihai is constipated isa cow that is iu great tlanxer, aud if the conitipation oecurs at caiving time the dangcr is serious uiitl the result often fatal. Tiik man who poinls out your faults is uot vour enemy. The eneniy cou t:eals them from you, rejoiees in them, and utet tben to your detrlment. He is vour friend who speaks to you about them.lells you how to avoitl lliein aud seeks to improve your coudition. THE amouut of cheese imported by the comblned countriei of Burune is about 4SO,00(),(lOO pountls, aml ol this Kngland takes over :i(i(l,U00,(l0n potind- or nearlv eeventvper oeui ot the wbole Erance Imnorti 68.000.000 pounds, and Qermany imiioris about 40,000,000 pounds. In inaking comparisons, it is never fair to oompare the oondition if the average faimer wiih that of the so- calletl tnoneyad men, whether of city or country. The moneyed farmen (and tliere are nian), owuers of vast etatet, blooded oaltle of unmentlon able values, ele., shoultl alwavs be used in comparison with moneyed men of other calliugB. ipbcrtiscmcnts. General Grant s fflEMOIRS vv ORIGINAL $7,00 EDITION FOR Thirty Cents! KebOOkiMMpHBgth llilile, Iihk ever harl mirb sale Iu tlie l iilted Staten a (General (irant'a Mo molr. Slx btindred llfty MMMMUMI eoples have al reaily K'uie Into the home. nf the rleh, hut the itib terlptlou prleo of ST.imi has r.laceit lt heyond the roach of people In moderate clrcumstancet. If WC khi people have heeu wIUIuk to pay pT.i for Grant'.. Meinolrfl. there inuat he a couple of lullllou people iu the t'nlteil State. who want them, aiul will Jump at thoopportunity to buy them at the low fUture liere offereil. We will .end you (leneral Orant's Memolrs, puhll.her'a orlulual eilltlon, he.t paper. cloth, nreen aud 0M blndltUJi hltherto soldby suhserlptlon at t. FOR 30 CENTS! For Absolutely Only 30 Cents ! FOR 30 CENTS! Aml Hhaolutely h proposition sucli an liaa never heea nUUtotnthf hlttory of liook puhllslitntr- The two pltndtd voltui.es of (Irant'r, Memolrs, of wtiich 60O. iHHr copius liiive leen H.ready nohl not u oheap edi- ttOHtbat the ltent for thirty cents; nrovhle.l you seini your mihscrlptiou to this jourtml for one year, illd alto A subMttptlon offt.00 for the 0OUCOPOLI tan Mauaine. the brtgbtMl ntu cheapest of ttie gMftt UltUtnttd monthhes. ttelf euuat to the best r'l.it" niHk'tzine. Nursery Stock for Salo ! Falrmount Nursery, Berlin, A lf- Htork of apple troes, ilenlrahlo varteties. for sale at very hiw rates, to cIosh uut stoek. llerltn, Vt., Augiist IS, Wl. A. K. VUCK. CONKlitMKD. Tbe tavorublu iuipres llon produoed on Lbt flri( uintearauee of thc tgreeabla llquld fruii renedj. Syrup of Figa, a lew yiura aot has ben ruore tliau contirruei by the pleas ant experience of all who have used it, und the sueeesB of the ptoprietors aud tnanufaeturerfl the California Fig Syrup Cotupany. The OOtMOPOLlTAV ll enahliMl to nmke tliis offer herauae of the parohasa of 800,000 voliimes at a prfoa whloll evfii pabllihtn WOQtd deen. luiposalhle, and With thu idea of mnoinn up its circulathm to half a inillion coples. Ity contraet with the t'oPMoroLl- tax we are MblMI to offer our readers a share in tlie low prire Obtetutd thtOUgh the larest purehasa of bookl ever QUWlt ln the historv of the worlil. If , however, you have Orant's hooks, the CohmopolI TAV otfrr will penntt you to take iusteait: 4icner.ll Bnettlian't Alemoirn, two vol- umes, sold hy (tuhscrlptioi. for 04 ;i. rral Bhorldan'f Menn.irH, two vol- HOHMi sohl hy rtuhnrriptlou for B 00 GoneraJ HoOlellan'a Minoirs, stid by suhrteriptlon for 3 75 All nf these arc bOQHd iu cloth, gfStD and Kold, Iu uniforiu style with (iraut's Memolrs. The CobmoI'ol.tan Is sent postage prepald. hut the pistae on tlie hooks. at the rate of oue half t-ent per ouiu'e, niust he retuittcd with tlie order: ii'ueral Orant's Meuioirs. tni ounces cents; Oeu cral Slieiidan's Memolrs. !j ouuees 4 cents; Oen--ral Mc lt'llan' Mcmoirs, 4 ouuces J-l ceuts. Send us at once $3.00 for a yearfs subscription to the Cos MOPOUTAN, 2.00 for a years subscription to this journal, and 30 Cents lor a setof Ie- moirs S5.30 in all to which add postage on the particular set of Memoirs selected, unless you prefer to have the books sent by express, which at most railroad points would be less than the postage. This Munificent Offer Y eitend to all iu arrears who pay tor tlie patt aud one. year ln advaui-e. aud to all whose subscrlp tton may not have eipired. but whe may wish.by reuewtUK Ht this time, totake advautaKeof this offer. WATCHMAN PUBLISHING CO. Montpelier, -I Vermont.