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VERMONT WATC1IMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNRSDAY, APRIL f, 1802. J'arm ano (Sarben. Altdreai all liuiiilrlon nr rniiiniunloallniiii ln rplatlnn to Kirrlcnlture to im. T. II. Hohkink, Newport, Vt. Mltorlal Rotlnitit An exehange says: " According to tlie last report of the Michigan burcau of labor statiMics, the farmers number more than one-half the population, hnt their profltl constitute only one-eightli of the total nct proceeds of industry in the state. Ouo fortieth of the popula tion own all the tiraber lands, mineral lands, railrond laDdl, city, railroad anil fann mottgngca and manufactures in the Btate." Thll is a part of the price American furmers pay for not rc specting themselvc3 and their occupa tion as it is their right and privilege to do. Nothing irremovable stands in the way of an American farmer's be coniing the peer cf any man alive. Many of them are so, beyond dispute; but as a class they do not putthe ueces snry value ou cducation, and as a con Bequence they lack self-respect, and un dervalue their position. If the farmers of America ehoose, they may rule the land. If they do not choose, before it is " everlastingly too late," they will go down, instead of riaing. There is no staying as they are, for long. Young mcn, paste this in your hats. Some time ago we called atteution to the desultory and go-as-you-please way in which the agricultural experiment stations are ruu; and we said that there is no practical way of preventing this, except by a rigid governmental inap.ec tion and control. Our remarks on this subject have been widely copied and approved by our leadinir exchauges, and there is some hope that something practical will resuli frora the discussion. Editor Gabrilson of the Iowa Jiural Lie takes the matter in strong earnest. He says: " The means for carrying on the experiment statious comesfrom the general government, and it does seem as if more completo results would be obtained if in a measure it assumed a suporvisory care ovcr them all in order to avoid reduplication of experinents. Then, too, at present the experiments of any one station are not known out side of the state whcre m;ide except as the favored oues get the bulletins. A problem which may have been perplex ing a person who, we will assume, gets the bulletins of his own state's station, may have been carried to a successful terniination at the station of an adjoin ing state, but he is ignorant of it be cause he is not in correspondence with that station, while if there were a Bys tem of co-operation in work and publi cation the facts would have been at his hand." i Ckrtain it is that there is no assur ancc and little probability that the vast sums of money absorbed in the salarics and other expenditures of these stations will ever return to the people, out of whose pockets they are taken, without a very Btrict and continuous supervis ion of all their operatious, and an equally rigid condenation, compila tion, and wide distribution of their practical resulta in a popular form. Somewhere in the center of affairs there should be a man, able, energetic and with a thorough knowledge how to get these new facts before the people who are expected to proQt by them, otherwise, nothing can keep the whole business from becoming but a new means of robbing the hard-working farmer of his scant earnings, to keep a lot of UBeless " scientific " droneB and their families in easy luxury. canoe, or we must flnd out some way to InjtOt honcsty of purpose and intelli gence of melhod into our public affairs. It is of no use to let thieves at catch ing thieves. If the people do not know how to select and send honest and capablo men to represcnt them in our legislative bodies, thcn we ouglit at least to do wliat can be done to scald out the rats and 8top the rat-holes. If we cannot have an honest and rcsponsi ble government, let III Iry and get on with as little of tho dlthoneit and irre sponsible sort as posBible. If taxi II cannot be honeslly expended for the peoplc's good, let us abolish the chances and opportunitiea for waste of which our governmental agriculture is so con spicuous an example. Dm you cvcr think why they don't put third and fourth class men into the treasury, Btate and law dcparlmcnts of our government? It is because the business men of the country will not stand it. Consequently the best men are sought for, and no others appointcd. Wbcn will our politicians come to be as much afraid of the mighty host of farniers as they are of a coraparatively few business men at our great centers? It will be when the farmers are edu cated, wide-awake, resolutc men, who know what they want and cannot be fooled out of lt by talk. Duhino the past two years we have seen the farmers, under the lead of a lot of refue politicians, making a spec tacle of folly of themsclves throughout the West and South demanding the impossible and absurd, and with no prospect of getting anything but the dangerous and destructive. Everything that the farmers wcre baited with at Brst has been dropped, and the whole strencth of their movemeut is now turned toward pulling the silver kings' chestnuts out of the lire, in the form of free silver coinage; a measure which, if it is passed, will surcly hurt the farm ers most of all. Our readers know that for years we have stood iirm for a bimetallic currency for "the dollar of our daddies" and we stand for itas strongly as ever. Butnosingle nation can handle this free silver matter alone. If we try it, we shall have to pay all the bills, and take all the loss of the experi ment. Itcan only be done by the co operation of the leading commercial na tions of the world. bcrttsemcnts. It is, anyway, in the present condi tion of our politics, a very hard matter to get the public business done in an economical and business like way, and in a manner that will give the people back the value of their taxes. Most of the money so far spent for the promo tion of agriculture might have as well been thrown into the ocean (in the form of grecnbacks much better), and there is no cause to wonder that good effecls from it are so hard to flnd. The alleged Department of Agriculture has becu from the start a butt for ridicule; and we do not see that it is much better now that its " commissioner " has been made a " secretary," and a member of the president's cabinet. Many of its heads have been absurdly incompetent men, mere empty politicians, of whom Nevvlon and Loring were perhaps the most conspicuous examples. The one respectable element which has kept the department from being an absolute stench has been the statistical bureau, which has been under one man from the start, and is conducted on business principles with economy and efliciency. The seed distribution has been a job from heginning to end, in which every congresBiuan is and has been an uc complice in robbery and jobbery for small political advantages. The New York Tribune lately pub lished a communication from a resident of Sweden, Monroe county, New York, in which it was statcd that the town of Sweden in 1889 owue.l a stone crusher, and appropriated two thousand dollars for crushed stone for use in that year, which was suflicient to put live miles of roads in perfectBhape. Tliisman weut on to say: " I think that money thus expended goes ten tirnis as far as any other in making highways. In the last three years the town of Swcdeu has made about twenty miles of road so good that a team can haul as large a load in the open, muddy weather as in summer. The land is clay, and the roads not laid with stone or gravel are simply fearful. It would pay a person to go a long distance to see what has been done to the roads in the town of Sweden." Hay Caps. Agricultural Editor: I think I may be able to answer the question about hay caps, having used them since be fore the war. First, I will say there is no necessity for any preparation. Get coarse, heavy cotton, one and three fourths yards wide, and tear it off Bquare. Slipnoose a bit of string to each corner, long enough to lie around one end of a stick prepared by splitting a half-inch board into squares, sharp ening one end and cutting a notcli in the other an lnch from the end, to hold the string. The pins Bhould be twelve or fourteen inches long and must come to a point at the end that Bticks into the hay. I lirst made them a yard and a half square, but found them too small after they had shrunk; so 1 have since used one and three-fourths wide cot ton, which is just the Bize needed. Any merchant will order it for a cus tomer. I am using the same ones that I first purchascd; but care must be taken never to put them up wet, as they would soon rot and Bpoil. Caps made of wood pulp are coming into use now. They can be put on quicker, but one needs a horse and drag, or wagon, to transport them, while a man cau carry a hundred cloth caps ou a wheel barrow, and, if well pinned on at the corners, they will stay and hold, and protect the hay perfectly, while the otherB blow off in a windy day. The wood caps cost more than the cloth. W. I. Simonds. Roxbury, Vt. Tiius it is plain that the whole thing from the ground up should be reformed. But how can we get reforms from that president-making crowd that is botray ing and diBgracing its coiiBtituents at Washington at this very momenl? Eltber wemust reform the whole thing out of existence aB a hopeless scheme, and let our agriculture paddle its own Veedliift Grain. Agricultural Editor: In answer to the question of feediug grain wet or dry, I would say that I have tried both ways, and both theory and practice in cline me to dry grain for a healthy ani mal with good teeth. If it is dry, they are obliged to chew it until it is mixed with saliva before they can swallow it; while, if it is moist, it ia bolted quickly without proper mastication. Gkouok 8. Worcester. Thetford, Vt. W.M. L. DkI.acbv, E9Q. a promlnent lawjm of Poughkseptls, n. Y., WtlO WH 1 i tlio fainnns "Fightln .fersey Brlgads" under QM, IMill Koarnoy, Im used llood's 8insnailllri with great ueneflt Purify YourBlood ns a itnmtl tonlo to oleanse tii binod and ihvpm the appetltoi "it is tiif bMt antt- tnalaiia rcniedy," lio says, " tliat T know of." Ortnlnly tlio rnrdlal enilnrspmont of so pramllWllt a man lliottld OOtlvlnol you that Ilood'sSarsaparllla Ih wortliy your confldpnco. Mr. Oharlei F. Drexfil, a well known fomwi Spring Medicine rosldcnt of rtaltlmoro, Md., now rioputy Ctty Tioasurer of Omalia. N1., writes that llnod's Sarsnpaillla lias cffected a I'hrnomrnnl Cur In tlio caso of lils son, Who Whin two ynars old boeamo afflloted With 'Inliuiinin Bczrmn. It first developcd in his riL'lit n 1 iioci llli- OIMIlillK ll "in 1 1 if niiuiu ii'hnri'p inin l he snnin Mlll IkD caisnd the wiiolo faco on CUUlHrl ihnt side to hreak out in a nasty, runniui; Bore. Tho m t I1001' I't1'0 Wllow was Indced lir plttable to look al. I'liyslrians lr jave iiim ouiy temporary reltef IJr lle ahnost lost fhe si(;nl Of one eyc ir lie (iniui-ii ii"i in'" .-iiiii ii uur , i u i ..11 1.. .. i.i..... .lli'l llli: llt",l UVUIIHW Hl lHI 1 11111)1 13 I.II.JUIu.HalllltlM i l HmmaI W lill ll'll III I ll.'lll'll I llllll. I III 'i 'II !''' I liisisied upon tiylnv! llood's Sarsapaiilla and lii'fore he had taken half a lnillle ho liioked llke annttier Ohlld. The humor en- nnl t iooki'u tiKe auiiiuer erunt. im iiuinur en tirely dlsappeared, and l n-ni.i was fillly Krotorrd. In faet. says Mr. Drexel, "ne is the healtnlest of our three ehtldren, Hood's Sarsaparilla and we feel that tOO much pralse cannot DO giveu Hood'l Sarsaparillu." Try Hood'e Pflli foi Btllottsnese thli spring. AT PLEASANT THE NEXT MORNING 1 FEEL BRlGHT AND NEW AND MY COMPLEXION IS BETTER. My ffm'tor savs It nct- gentlv on thfl htoinnrh, llvor ftiid kldiU'VH, niul Isn plrasatit laxatlVR, Thli Mrlnk u made from horiis, and lt prepanxi forute uh fuiiy as It ItoiUled LANE'S MEDICINE AM f1niulsts hoII Itnt rnw-. aml tlJKi imt paokagS. Buy one to-day Lane1! Kniniiv .liiltini' movfi the bowrli mrhdny. In order to be neuiny, thin Ladies: The Secret JOf a Fair Face Is a Skin. Sulphur Bitters Will give you A lovely Complexion. Reiid 3 iKient ItamDi to A. 1". Ordwav 'o.. BobUiu, Maas., for best modioal workpubllHhed " Dkhohnino iB not practiced much in New Knglatid stales, parlicularly with working oxen, as the horna are needed in koeping the big ox yokes in place," so we read in an agricultural journal. Why don't horses need horus for the Bame purpose? OBHAYNES' ARABIAN . BalsaM One of the Best Mediclnes Ever Invented for PERFECT AND IMMEDIATE RELIEF IN CA8K9 0' PAIN a m INKLAUM AT10N. Thl MOtllttfct (nniMunil 1h ftotatoTlnJt tbt most hlKimi triuuiiliH iislouitihlnK uiiiny who mVt OOCt BltU) U) uu lt hy tlit rtTlutiity wltfa wlilt li K rcllc 'M tbem of thfirMutri'riiiKH, uih MtenuUly umi Uiutu ly. lt U Hafu and Qtltlp In iiti tu.'tlon. r Burnn, I'tiitiunno, h'rysipflua,, Irtfammation of the liyra tr Buwtlt, Kamche, Ihtxfneu, lihruma ti$m, Jwnt in tHde. Haek or NhuultUrs, JHtei, Hore Thrttat, LYoup or iironchitit. Prico 25c. and $1 at all Drugglsta. E. MORGAN & SONS, Prop's, rUOVlUKNCK. If . 1. CooKcry. "The World Moves." Thcrc is no bcttcr illtis tration of this old saying than the numcrous achoola now-a-days devotctl to practical kitchen proccsscs. These schools have been alert to find a rcasonable Bubstitute for lird, the use of which is so general ly condemned. This want has been fully met by COTTOLENE the new vegetable Lard. When science strikcs the kitchen, it strikes home and everybody gets the benefit. Cottolene is a clean, deli cate and economical substi tute for Lard cleanerthan tlie liog, dclicate as the fin est vegetable oil, economi cal from its low price and small quantity required to be used. Prove it for your- self by a trial. At grocers everywhere. nTk. FAIRBANK 4CO Solo AlnnnfartvirorR, CHICAGO, and 5 Central Wharf, Boston. Mr. GEORGE E. DEARBON, North Vassalboro. Me. FOR THREE SOLID YEARS I SUFFERED WITH SOUR STOMACH, ASI) GRODER'S SYRUP HAS CURED ME! I wlfth to OXplatn in a few Wftrds tnotlier rnitrerors tlio OOtlditton I was in tlircc years ao. I had heen what I called a Chronlc Dyipantlfl fr flfteen years; and as 1 stated above, I was not free from sur Btomaeli for three years. Everytbing I ate ftoured on my Btom&oli before diffestlnff. it oaosed me to have Headaohes, i would be foverith by spells, and $o nervons that I COUJd not make myaelf comfortable in any place tihk worUl will ii btirdeti to mOi Many times l thoagbt of uieettng death. Dunn my oboklDg sn'lls my feet hecaine eold, and the ohnifl would oome over me so it would make me think of death. Sut li was my llfe until I used firoder'f Botanlo Dytpepiln Syrup. That has once more given me a cbauce to eojoy this world i am Eoday able to do as good a day'i work as ever 1 COUld in my llfe, aml I say that Groder'a Bjrrup worth ten doiiitrrt a hottlo lor any person troubled as 1 was. Yoius respeotfully Geoaok E, Dkabbon, North Vassalboro, Mo. TO PROVE OUR FAITH IN THE MEDICINE, on and after Ootober 1, 1891, we pivo cvery person telltng our medlolno the privilege of Mlling six liottlcs lin j5.no, and guarautee tbat i oase it doei you good you oan reeelve your money back. Read guaranty witii every bottle. Wo olatm to oure Dys iH'lwta, lli'ad.n lie. Snnr Stimiaeli, lleartburn, KiilneyC plalnt, Neuralgla, Dutresi after eating, Palpltatlon of the Heart, Colio, xcr vouineas, Lou of Bleep, Dlulne, Irregular ltv nf the Appetlte, Pleurlsy Palni, ntoat, Vlnd on the Btomaoh, Hackiog Cough, and Conitlnatlon. And why will lt cure? Be oatue it is KelaxlnfCi Pniifylnir, Boothlnjg, aml lleillioe. lt is OOmpOUUUed from the pureat rooti and herbi, free from Aloohol or .Morpliiu. It is liannleaa ti tlie sinallest eldld; ohlldren llke it, and it is far snperior tn CaatorOII and all other prenaratloni C'all for Oroder'i Botanlc Djrapepala Syrup. None genuine unless bewing our trade-inark, tlie Beaver, THE 6R0DER DYSPEPSIA CURE COMPANY, WATERVILLE. MA1NE. . - - by Pointa. Some timn since we prlntad the ICOfe cardfi propMtd hy the Mnine Farmer witli RppfOVali Since then (iovernor Hoard Iihh wiitten the lollctwiiiir li tter 00 the Kuhj Ot t the Furnnr; " I lmve prepared u short arliele lor the form department of the OhtOagO 1 ntn -On m, OODUlfiiOg your acore card and a few ipprovini; cotntnents tlit reon. I have AllO nt the Hanie to llie sceretnry of thi WUooosla Agrtonltaral Suclety, ad- vising tho ndoption of your lysteD, witli the addiiiun that the noeiety en Ot a large blaokbotrd in tlie horse-juHatog ring, with tlie ' ntructural poinln' painted in large, white lctters thereOD, in the patne order as your card; wlien ihe lirst premium horse is determioed, the judge io mark the leorlog on the board witli white chalk, the same h on t: c ca: d, so all perniiis interested may see the hasis of judgineut. In mldi lion, have a larre numher of score cards ininted for free distribUtlqn, po that any person oan take one and copy the -corc from Ihe lioard, and take it home with him. This h for tbe purpone of making tlie jiMgment a means of edti cotion and instruetion. As matters now stand, at all of our fairs, no man is a whit the wiser for all the judging." G0HESS GOAL Thcre's something in Kem Kom no matter what it is it's harmless makes the fire consumc coal gas sim ply bnrns up gas gives the heat of gas without smell and danger of it 25 eent pack agc grocers have it result gas-less ton of eoal worth in heat ton and quarter. For Iftle In large QUMItlttM f 9? innnufaeturers, rall roBdii hoteli, Thf Htauruvrd Coal .v Kuel 0oM Knui uiiie r.iHi.ini.:. Boatoii, Uaaa. 6000 1UX1K A1JKNTS WAN'I'KI) FOR DARKNESS 0AYL1GHT or U0HT8 AMDNIIADOWSOF m.m YOItK UP A WO.M AN S thrlllini.' ntiiry ol 0MMIi Ttmiwraiioi. iind Hi'ncuii W"rk In m Stxnu " InllM l-'n ut iin.li r-wurlil nf Ni-W York. Ilj Mm. IICLKN OAMI'IIKI.l.. lutn.iluctlon liif l't I ii iiKi n Abbott. ).!). A wimilerf ul boqh OhrUtlan lovt- aml rilth. attO rtawk" ftblo llliiKtrntlimt Iniin 'i!A' iAorirnjiAn ut rvml lli'l'. KNfA ll (. 0,000 iiuiri' ui iit Wuiiteil, V n t Wninrn. eilOO tlnooth. 0 jT-'lpiTivmn' Hliil ruiiUl lurt AgrlcuKiirnl Collejres. lt seemg easy to disngree about the I'cgree ofeffirt put forth by these col leges to keep thecourse of study in line wilh the intent of the act grauting tlm money, but on one point all can agrec. There is no considerable number of tarmers who feel that their own col lege is the place for their boys. What is wrong? An Ohio geutlemen, whose opportutntieg for knowing whereofhe speaks are exceptional, told me that an Eistern raan wrote him asking to be referred to some graduateB of our state eollege who were now farming, and he eould think of only two or three. At this rate will not the " plane of agricul tural practice" be "elevated" at a slow rate? The fact is that any school (hieflv of students of the classics, or of those in preparation for a professlon, has an atmosphere not congenial to the man who intends to be " only a farmer." In most of such schools a line is drawn, consciously or uuconsciously, and it is Utipleasant for the few against whom it is drav?n. It is the comraon belief that the puhlic money is misnpplied, that it goes to make its students nearly any thlng except farmers. Stockmnn and Farmer, Tlie Mighty Trusts. A coTespondent of the Dairy World says: "I have hefore me a list of 1UH iru-ts, corcring almost every manu factured article used by dairymen. These trusts are capitalized at from 8500,000 to $148,000,000 each, the latter being the capilal of the Standard Oil trust. The aggregate nominal capital of these combinations is estimated at $2,000 000,000. This is believed to be about four tiraes the original cost of the plants represented. It is impossi ble to ascertain the percentage of dividends paid on the above aggregate, but competenl judges estimate the avcrage dividends at fifteen per cent, which on $2,000,000,000 would be $300, 000,000 per annum. The amount act ually invested probably does not exceed $500,000,000, on which a legitimate prolit of fifteen per cent would be $75, 000 000. In short, the country pays $225.000 000 a year in dividends on tfie lietitious capital of these trusts, which are by no means all of them, to say nothing of heavily watered stocks of railroads and other corporationa not included in the trusts." Dit. COLLIKB is rcported as of the opiuion that the qustlity as well as quantity of the milk of cows is determined more by their period of lactation than anything else; in other words, the longer in lactation the poorer the quality of the milk. He adds: "The number of milk globules is increased, but their size is very grcatly diminished, during the later periods of lactation, so that hy ordinary creaming it becomes practically impos sible to secure more than two-thirds of the fat in the milk, and then somelimes it is utterly impossible to secure butter from the cream of such milk." vni hWuihtd. 4lutBt Wmmm, Wrile for 'iri uluni to A. U. WUKTII1NUTUN CO., I i.-i.i. Ouuo THBBE are many dairymen who re tail their milk or butter in cities that could aitd much to their prolits if they would carry to market, with their dairy products, fruits. flowers, poultry, eggs or honey, and the cost of growiug any of thefe thiugs would be light and the growingof them need not interfere with the dairy in the least. Nearly all of the milk and butter customers would he glad to be supplied with poultry, eggB and fruit, muuy of them would buy honey, and agood llower trade could be huilt up if the effort were made. Stockmun and Farmer . THK experiment stations of our coun try, in the different states, are working out some of the farm problems, but lt seems as if there is a iuanifest lack of economy of time and co-operation in their investigations. Instead of being guided by some definite plan and under ihe control of some responsible and ef licient hoard of directors, every stution is actiug single-handed, moviug along at a sort of go-as-J-please gait; for tlie most part, threshing over the same old slraw. liural Life. Cllpprd and ('ondensed. LDRSBRBD oattle deteriorate rapidly under adverse conditions. ThI best stable tloor is plank, laid level, with room under for air but not for draughts. BHORT rotation wilh dover is a rem edy for many ills, as well as a cheap way to get fertility. Ai.r. doors through which hreeding ewes are to pass should be wide, with no sills to junip ovcr. Tiik native cow is probably tpiitc as gotid as we can expect. consldeiing the care which she has reccived. OTHEB OCOUpationS are monotonous; ours is not. Aetivc out-door business promoles health, vigor and strength. As to amount of hay in feeding horses the rule of express companies is "Teu pounds hay and four quarts oats per meal." Tiif. way to keep tho boys on the farm is to put some business into the furming and put the boys into the business. Imi'Hovf.mknt in the dairy cow would be very slow indeed if there were no attention given to food, care and shelter. THB New York state man who makes a spccialty of supplying bottled milk for infants keeps spayed cows for tbis purpose. If a ow does not prove to be a good one when she mothers her second calf, she will likely be too expensive for any but arich man to keep. The avcrage native-bred dairy cow is quite liraited in the matter of milk and butter production. With better care and feed, her product can be increased, but her limit in this respect is soon reached. In the management of stallions the primc objeot to be kept in view is to have the horse in splendid health, strong and vigorous, (or in no other way can a crop of fine, lusty colts be obtained. " Like begets likel" Youit, native-bred steer, however carefully fed and handled, will not ac cumulate llesh very rapidly, nor attain a heavy weight; ncither will he Qll out in those part s which add great ly in value in the market to his carcass. A OHAIB hlgh enough for one to sit in and use one's arms freely in cookery mani)tilation is the most sensible yet invented for women. No man ever stands to perforra any work that he can do in a sitting position. Get one for your wife. If a man is shiftless and improvident, be he farmer, mechanic,or professional man, no power under the suu can make him prosperous or contented, or keep him so. The reform we want all along the line is a reform of character. We want men. IlF:iFEUsare gentle and easily broken into use according as they have been kindly and gently reared. A heifer should be rubbed and petted and her udder handled during the transition from a calf to a cow, and it will be easy for both the milker and the heifer. NEVER be persuaded to give stimu lants and condiments to a stallion with the idea of increasing the sexual pow ers, as they are liable to increase the weakness thev are supposed to prevent. Give generous feeding, but always in proportion to the amount of exercise giveu. A coitUESFOXDENT of the Journal of Agriculture recommends the boiling of small potatoes in a kettle of water and applying the liquor therefroni on all stock troubled with lice. He waslies his cattle with it freely, and says in ten years' experieuce he has never found it to fail. THE successful dairyman of the pres ent must be an out-and-out protection ist, the kind of a politiciau that pro tected his cow, and defended her from the foreign competition of low average production, poor food, cold and storm, and an iudifferently made and inade quately marketed product. The woody taste of tuba is often a very serious matter to butter-makers, causing loss in butter otherwise of full market value. Hon. H. K. Slayton makes the apt suggestion that manu facturers of tubs should prepare their timber in such a way as to destroy tbe woody taste before the tub is made. Would the Eastern dairyman have a Western competitor if the Eastern cow made 275 pounds of butter yearly, instead of 150, if her ration cost half as much as at present, and all of the but ter made was equal to the present best, which is actually less than one-fourth of the whole amount made? This is worth thinking about and acting upon. " Yes, my son, it is the customary thing fora republican paper to pick out the most objectionable denioerat in the country and insist that he is the choice of the demoetacy, aud it is considered gcrmane for a democratic paper to do the same kind of eratuitous service for the republicans. This looka like lying, my son, but it is not. It is only poli tics," says the Boston Transcript. In no place, perhaps, does one see such evidence of the power of habit as air.ong the agricultural workers. The re.ison for this may be found in the fact that, living largely by themselves, and working alone, the farmer has less to break in upon the steady trend of thought, and thus becomes stttled in his convictions as to methods and prac tices. A thoughtful man will not allow himself to thus become the slave of an unprofltable peculiarity. PBOFBMOB HoiiEitTSON knocks an othersupport outof the dairy science(?) that has been builded in the past, by establishing tbe fact that reunet is not the curiug ageut, the digeativo principle, that works tho change from OUrd to the ripened cheese, but that this curing is a matter eoutrolled by molsture aud germ ferments carrying on their work wholly iudependent of and outside the nature and action of rennct. TlUCKLEN'B AliNICA Salve. The best salve iu the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped bands, chilblains, corns iind all skin eruptions, and positively cures piles, or no pay required. It is j;uaruuteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money refunded. Price twentv-tlve cents per box. For Bale by C. Hlakely, Montpelier, Vt. How's This I We offer one hundred dollars reward for auy case of catarrh that can not be cured bv taking Hall's Catarrh Cure. T. d. CHENEY & CO., Proprietors, Toledo, Ohio. We, the uudersigned, have known F. .1. 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