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I MtOT.W.lVAMWM fa*** * Intodtoselec 6ns I ha tlon charge of!» «, ^erKuMflSd '.,, li«.kA fife IU->1«1 jasEiiit' . »«. »» UT * U v<.u — — least 25 per cent. *?,th8& It should be r ltbeltf|f,ttieB8flie «»;„ 'charged oti. all kinds of grain from Ohlcagfi hd Livermore was very ^ .,< 4.1 ljL>i.i_iJI J^« . *i*.,A-TlU. ^1 s7.»-. ^,.-^**« j-cv^V to the sea board where the distance Is near; oVc61raVaiBln¥, "1 'titV,\ti&, gk¥«%&W^atS- Start hf*f&* -ft* ******&** .* i 7 . •* v "**""y T7 J E5*™»"™T"*»i._i rl " •"•« 'J'^gl 1 ww^ mm^m^e^ Si.«i4-3?jO*^AAir55* ft fi-t ,& i *' j ^ j*^p,ur,Ti7 ^?*.j ^S^"™!* B * tta^gMfiMiSa; 4 ^;:;. > "ft4,?.wr*,t -ai^ff -ij i j'. -"w.t i, ...i fai'in'livo stock <"*i!j» i'rF^* * •'5'-' ™ f i ~ s&I^VitoSiA •>. .'•'f--* ~ Whl|hHaxes'fl,r6,levigid 'to^oe iot. k 4 ^ IfWBtefe'^t;;^ inor of Iowa IB oaseBsed at 30 per pail(|b:l|s%bVfh1'^bni: this-, be S0|^ f i r oen|fol!' !^hat > they.iar ^5™Ejjj$| wSit, ^'J0[e^*ihen^' argued !* ffj M^ M* w^ i\ i^* *»**, AM to - vftlCO Dud ^tfie, selling,' yaluo ^Of -their, Ed*bWa« in.' the J ;0pen t market. 1 'f J - 1 tMiu ij._ , . _ .''id. |^o|saieltiii6; ; argued:.that : b1|.^Aiue/instettdrc»f 'on 80 per r "®%'V*''"Mt lf *, •/§• * r i- J - t --.JF-r" * kA ¥) fri*ttMtt*%tt nviri if. J " f "> " * * , did titt¥ ftftaWpoliinl to fci^ffr' ty',^%6 &ct that a» Jadigaatlpttiaiee^ ing was heldfby ll&ei, students at^iowa' City 'shb'WKthat \itdy". cio hot; know 1 Wright*; IJad hi« &Rl%tiOn'eXtenaea fftf .eaoiigh south to s^oureHim r<£cog- nitlon, no indignation tooetlngs, would be held on his account. •'•He Was never anythlng'.but ab(tg;6f "wind, ,-and ^has* ,Bhriv- toven Phe;commifctie have f6ur|laces in theif 'alU of „ them. p1Jhe£ _..„, „,. —-''"We shortly, ( > ^ft lilt i^rutefdr^at iSmntetsoiifg^that '*•*•*- --•-""••"• '•••• ' - -• - it/thatthe "•"'—"* M>J*£*W*<»* WJW WW M V I V Winona & Southwestern patiy May run direct from Oeage to^the Zu^UZ. 4 Jt_ ^ __.* W_J J._L .,**.. „ ..__,...»._.., ,.^» 1 A , w.est line of Kossuth county and - thebce southwest to dherokes.r.TheBe- .. -«ayaS"if it should do this.it _, „ _, _„-_._„ ^.H rw v . WMI wan** ***7 * O? w»* up'hero "in 4 northern; lowaNrtiere .he fold* forth, *'& W|l be a crown of glory 'next elx' nibnths'.that field,' ^eftlorii'^/J flti< A _u Sv..» i^ . Hf J 1 "*! ^ -*i,2 b. - on^b^!jtihe,™otherA speakers. " i]roilways do ndtVpay^ 'as much •IjTpulijlj' and.;to'determino ( what inuld//) 1 pay," thgir, • assessment (,kL n A on^thplr 'selling value „„ _„ Wall street quotations, > ai road^' 'was;' partly * in and 'of-tho'stato, its whole value d, such'part "should be ored^ . r>i ,/a t as'jitB'.proportionate milo- iA thej Btate Would indicate. The ly'vqpresen^atlyes combatted both ^posltions^ ,and ,'devo.ted much" shawing the unfairness of fixing •uji§»- by' 5 »the selling , value of $%$ eb'owed 'that the stock Ip'byj' tbeliwholQ ,line, that in ns'tanoes its value,was dvio to ,tho . lf _ ff »6re;profltable parts of the road if6f r the 'state, (that much of its value »iVi»A'to the<expensive depot grounds mtaftV- .facilities in'the cities, nto tax ihsli' iproporty iu Iowa on lioago >would be unjust. The rail- "•p'ufgued that'Uho only just valua: *^;the|v Unos was an actual assess.. ,oi f '"the property'tin the.'state, |f|>p;«bbiird further argued that the ••""'"* ' j.adopted*ates made by the , that tit'was unjust to the r , loreoso their taxes. For a, were fali 1 before they would •U ,the\expense8.of the roads rVlBpiea .during tbo discussion ex** *Vi-^ ^piuiou ,that the law did not T „.„>,,/jnetbod ol assessment tby^the, alliance, He said it pro,. /"ipeoiflcaliy, that they should con- Ler track, land, -depots, rolling stock, id' nothing about assessing on valuations, Ho read the law ^-Jfl as follows; i^Siesaid propei^fBhall be valued** its »e cash value, and such assessment shall jnado upon the entire railway within the .^-on^fljjall include,the right >of way, i.'bridges, oulvwts, rolling-stooli:, ^^,, stay,o.n grounds, Dhops, buildings, kYpl'bed», and all other property, real J personal, exclusively used in .the opei-a- - at -fuoh vallway. In assessing said y and ita equipmenta, aaid • oouuoll take into consideration- the gross »|f per mile for the year ending Janu- lf 1st pi-eoodtog, and any and all other „*« necessary to enable said council to ;e a Just and equitable assessment of rajfwai-properly, Jlla part of any rj»y is without we state, theu. iu eating the value of its volllug-stoolt and 10 property, they shall take into con- '"ttlje pvoportton which the busU l at/ paVt of the railway lying wlth- w te bears to the business of the without the state; such valuation .In the same ratio as that of the ^ yqt individuals," ^g-whole conteptiou sho-vs that in «--»i there is a wide difference of r?y ^/to pi-operty valuations in ,fjvrm as well us railway; and also '"• ilearly shown that pe^onal '" v BO proportionate "share r 'SP^ng. ' bearing or uonij v Faimer;tbrpugb,out the £i fonat6ri- nl strugglo has drawn upon him the eyes' of thcfwhole people* of this country, and;we commend him to the patriotic consideration of/the people as the next democratic l bandl- dato fpiVpresldenf ,of the'vUnltod States. Illinois should present 0en. Palmer as her candidate fo.r'president to the next national democratic convention." ,.> ^ » 1, s/ '. , „ Ah Iowa'division of the Southern Fanners' alliance was organized at Creston lost,week, ~ It has some good points in Its platform, and some planks of the hazy, indefinite order yrtilch' may mean >much or .little according to what the details do volopo. On questions of finance there should be a speolfloy»tatement'" ( bf J grievances, ? and",, a 8peclflometiiqi^,otrefor'm' proposed W' any" body which aBsumes" political leadership,* '• 'rThe'State'Begister is! being complimented oh ( its full and'fair reports of the dls- CUBSlonon railway assessments for taxation. The* Register is more'of a newspaper than It ever was, arid, whatever its, views,' it is, now rooogabtlnglhat all sides ore' entitled to a,hearlng,' Jt gave, as much'' space^ta Ashby and Weaver as it did to Judge Hub- bard'orA.B; Cummins, v- . .',. , ' , »'«,. ^ 1 ; r ._ '> ;; JoaephV E.,Johnson^ i, the ' great confederate geheral,'died lost week; also Lawrence Barrett, the groat, actor, Johnson was by many thought to be one of, the ablest military men of the war, on either side, while Barrett was, all aspects being considered, the leading theatrical man in this country. Tennyson-has been made an honorary member of thd world's fair, and asked for a song in its honor. He answers: "I accept your offer of an honorary membership, not Without gratitude. But as for a song—I am an old man, verging on 88, and I cannot promise." Wyoming has had'a sensation. It is the only woman suffrage state, and when the state seal came out it had a nude figure in it. The women- voters protested, and the lady in the seal will be properly draped, The North Dakota census shows Bowman county with six inhabitants and Mo- Kinzto county with three. In South Dakota Choteau county has eight people, Martin county seven, and Jackson county 80. . wdiild'no doubt follow, BUbstanttally4he , survey naade through Etnmetsburg sev eral-yeibrs ago;, It will no^doubt takd a bpnuB, howfevei>,'tO bring ' , Debater titty "lodge*, t, b. 0. B 1 ., will celebrate iriithat city, on Monday, April 27,- the BoVontvBflCond nnnU»arHn,rv nf , - anniversary^ the; fdundiajp-of^ 0dd s Fellowship -in America. - aPrepak-atioas are being made to make this one of a the largest gather- rt oHhe.klnd evei Held In - Webste ,K^ i .iCrr "*,M"f *",°*i *«»«* .*»» nrounmjr Jity, ^The '20th' "of April/is the date fixed by,the law^and^'cuaipms Pof the order'for,, celebrating jthe,' anniversary, but as the 20th, comes i on, .Sunday this year, the "celebration will''be, held-'on Monday, the 27th v . ^ ,-„;, ^ v s ; ^ - t ;> .', Humboldt .'independent: ' Mrs. - John Devine Jr. has gone to Junction City, Kansafl. ithe home of her people, where she will snake her home' for the present.' ME.' Devine.'after 'arranging his business, will go there and be on hand With his steam thresher and sheller when the season opens for that line of work; but it is no new freak with him, as for the post few years he has made that country his fall stamping ground, and many a Kansan has -been astonished at the great' capabilities of Mr. Devme's little machine. THE' XBAOHEBB' ASSOOIATIOCT. Six TencOierB' Meetings to be Held In the County—Programmes for Ban- croft and Burt. . , ' . ? " •Superintendent .Carey^has arranged for sixWeetings-of the county teachers' association instead of one as formerly, to be held.at Bancroft, ISurt, Whltte- more, Wesley, LuVerne, and Algonaj beginning/April 0 and continuing till April 11. Excellent programmes have been prepared for each meeting. We give below'tthose-for Bancroft and Burt, which come;flrst on the list. At Bancroft the exercises'begin Monday, April 6, at IQn. m,: 1. Music—Oommltteo on music—Prof. Dod- crer, a F. Butter, Lutle Wallace, ' 3. Somo'Lwrftimate, Devices for Securing Attention—J. w. Case. 3. Why Some. Teachers Succeed—E. B. Gray. 4. Why Some Teachers Fall—Katie Byrne. 5. Objects of.Reoltatlon—E.-L. Mantor. 0. la Stillness Essential to Good Order?— Stella Cleary. 7. ReadingCircle Work—Shoi-t review of the W ffff ^MWMyWH liM| IUVM, ana J secondly i»Mj- luui-outuug- mo «$. ' if neither of these cdn be done'then ,,j bad better resign out-calling as farmers and. hire ourselves as laborers.to some • person engaged in a more profitable business, forjas^ureasthe sun rises the "mail who continues to'sell below cost will come to grief sooner or later.* >^ , v - '< ' • Can com be produced at loss cost? ',t am free to say that-after 2ff years experience in Iowa I am still at a loss'to know just how to produce, the best result. i Until ^withitt the past few years I had thought thaiearly 'and deep fall plowing Would produce more corn than spring Or,late fall plowing, v but I am not sure'that shallow cultivation has not been best the past two seasdna, • So much depends-on the seasons and the amount of rainfall thatl believe no/ Ironclad - rule, in farming will 1 Work either on^ com "or'any other crop, and while a crop 6f 128 bushels to<the acre has been raised •* In r lowft," and maymot be beyond the possible in the state, I apprehend that it will be some "time * before such 'a crop will be common. But we may all' strive for it, and *it 4s 1 . more J than probable that good cultivation will • give us tun nit fdfamta 4-Via n*rmtriifti »«•»/*»•»*' T-£ !**• 1*i*j.^..__ p.'-' If by, better machinery the* average yield cannot be.Increased ,without materially,^ increasing'the'-cost, then I know of noway of 'decreasing i tb\e cost of production except Vby paying less wages. Can we afford to do thjst Is $18.60 a month jor 70 cents a 'day more than should be paid for the most laborious kind of world Can- men be hired for less, when nearly all other assspciations are paying more for less hours work,' and laborers in nearly all kinds of trades are clamorinor for less hours and are likely to stotthem. I think not, and I trust the time may never come 1 when they will -be asked to work for less wages, I apprehend euef that we may vflnd some reuef througn better 'cultivation,,but I do not look for enough to let us out unless we can so manipulate our corn as to be able to get more out of it. Did you ever,stop'to think what, is in a bushel of corn or rather what can be made out of it, As an article of • food for the human family there'is no kind of grain more nourishing or nutritious.' 1 ., ,' In the early settlement of the countryftit was.used very extensively. p,nd we read-fof, many'of the pioneers-starting Out on'a' lonff trip .with nothing for rations but a bag -'of parched corn. > Hood's army before Nosh-' 'ville had nothing .but corn issued'as orations for some time. > Our soldiers at Ohattanoga ing up the scattered kernels, and • 1 am afraid occasionally stealing an ear from,the government mules. , < > , There are more ,ways in which, corn can be cooked and made ••palatable than any other kind of grain, ana for confirmation of this statement I refer you Ao Mrs. Scott's cook book; Fed to ans' kind of animals on the farm it produces wonderful results. It . is generally conceded that fed to a hog it" will make ten pounds of pork. Bro.' Petti- Iv.doubled, and over: rbads that.eOst Vastly more than the roads this'side of Chicago. When the volume of business is so large that the railroad companies have been unable to furnish the necessary cars for doing the business, as has been the case for several years, and When the cost of running trains/is no greater than in the east, it would seem .that there' is, a discrimination that Ought to be rectified.' A reduction of flye cents *per hundred on freight 'tates Would add about four cents per bushel to the Value Of 6tir corn that is' shipped. > The Old Saying that figures won't lie may be true but it is also true that they may be made to misrepresent and distort the facts. These figures are taken from-actual transactions on the board of trade and at the union stock yards in Chicago, and from these figures it would seem as though the f armors or producers of this country had the means within easy, reach of materially increasing the amount received for their products, if not of getting the full cost of production, with a little profit. * ' " •> While I believe that corn is the,'most profitable crop that is raised in the state. I do not believe that corn can be raised profitably, except in connection .with other crops. Nor do I believe that any other orop'can ue raised exclusively with the most profit. "What the farmer,wants is something to do' all the time rather than to.be overworked a part of the tlm» and lie idle the balance of the time,, I am not a specialist in farming, for the reason that so much depends on the seasons, that the same system of cultivation v will not aways produce the same results, and under no system of cultivation will a good crop be assured every year. The years that we, have the best Crops of corn are not generally the years that give us 'the best small grains,' arid' vice versa. The hot weather that is so favorable for the growth of corn generally 1 cooks sthe'wheat and oats and the- grains-.;are ligh't 'and shrunken, while the cold sseason* generally , sees the small grains plum and the corn light.' S ' and '-well filled 'grains can be . e wit in as soon as the frost is put a sufficient tiepth to give sufficient earth to cover the grain and; level the surfape. Wheat 'especially is best put in at this time, oats may follow, leaving barley till the last of the small grains. , After this corn, which will VIA VWJ,U JLCUI9J.UK* W\7JJU.WtW«-jf WVWVV" **^-*- • 5, Wafc golntothe Weil threshed .putr^stttop of the cash corit of corn*-but instead he , f ihtrodticed'faots and statistics'showing "• the Value of corn as a orop, and the profits to be derived from it. • , - »The institute 1 ' opened Wednesday afternoon, 1 JV I). Dfldge'in the chair and,; 1. B: Butler; acting"as secretary. The,** first business WUB securing a' : date for/' next spring's' meeting,' which' was^ setij for 1 the time of the annual meeting of <* the • agrlculturlar society <in January.." s The, discussions •" then\op"ened ( ' with a- Cleary followed bees^and their <iare,,and G-. S.; Wright* opened the discussion, oiis-how^toi fee4 steers.-, B. JYHunt was present, though- DUCCID*-^ Jull* u» AJ.uuy f»t*CJ £/j.vovuv) uiix/VtgJJ.'^ suffering with grip; and talked ably ob.ij steer': feeding. He, dwelt ipartiouiarl* / on the value of 'breeding. ' The\ highs ' bred steer lays on meat much cheaper-V than the scrub'. All the papers excited; discussion, and this with on able address/ ; by the president 1 made* up the < after-.,' noon's programme. An, evening-'in< forms') session was held at grange hall and an enjoyable general discussion was f < held. ' Thursday forenoon C. B. Hutch-' ins led in discussing potato culture. He estimated that he could raise potatoes and put them in the cellar for 10 cents a bushel. Messrs Hohn, Heed', Coffen, Butler, Dodge, Wright, Blackford, and Jones took an hand in the debate. Following it C. B. Hutchins read his 'able paper on grass culture, and an 'earnest discussion followed till noon, many.tak- • ing part. 'This topic proved-so' inter- J.*jg jjiMt. u* .j. ma wv/wiv* k/i. v T Vrvt ' a\j esting that S. H. Pettlbone took it 1 up 'in the afternoon and others again dis-. cussed it. ' '••, ,.t, • . *<•,,/ ,-j ' The afternoon 'programme , opened, with J. B. Jones' entertaining) historical account of farm machinery., J.",B.' »«».. a . UU i U , ^^uiu vmo win, vyuiuu win Jones followed '.with i a ",very valuable Tf,?v Py ^ 0n8 n^ 0 hB t hL am « untilfilii8l1 ? iaby1in paper on the hog, v and the institute- 1 JMiffi?3^a^^ his experience ..in dairying, and E. f . A«,v(»ui«4M 1J1* VIO VV UlII—O11UJLO 1BV1OW OI Wie books of tlfls year, and how they have helped me-EstherAdolphson/ 8. Goneral Ulaousslou—County Uniformity or Non-unltoiTnlty—"t-ed by Mattie Wamer. At Burt the exercises are to be held Tuesday, April 7, at 10 a. m,: 1. Music—Committee on music—Jessie Angus, Rose McNeil, Geo. Angus. 8, Some Legitimate Devices for Securing Attention—A. A,-Grose. • 8. Why Some Teachers Succeed—Mildred Taylor. r 1 SS y fojne Teachers Fall-Dan, Pratt. C, Objects of Beoltatlon—Abble Goodwin, , 0-.Js Stillness Essential to Good Order?— Uerthu, Hopkins. 7. BeadlUK Circle Work—Short re view of the Col. Henderson is still hopeful .that Judge Shirus will be promoted to one of the now circuit judgeships. Des Moines brags on a successful cotton mill, Eighty looms will be added this soaaou. ______^_____ i IN THIS NEIQHBOBHOOD. County uniformity carried in Emmet county, Humboldt is having scarlet fever, dlptheria, and measles. Writs of injunction have been issued against sixty saloon men in Fort Podge. Eugene Sohattter delivered an address at Eagle Grove last week on his travels in Switzerland. It is highly spoken of. Corwltb Crescent: A. W, Moffatt of the flrjn of Dlngley <fe Moffatt of AlgO' na was in ovu\ofty yesterday on real estate business, The Reporter says there is'but one thing likely to interfere with the growth of Einrnetsburg during the present year—that is the introduction of tiddledy winks into society. Livermore Cfaaette; A ohap was arrested in Algona last week for having stolen a stereoptioon. The law should lay a very light hand upon him, especially if it is one of the sort that yuns with a kerosene lamp, Hugh Smith save in his Goldfleld "pV per? MlaBRose Smith of Algona will opeg a millinery store in the Iron* part of the Rib* building th* M dN^ , — ew o e S?A f ?« t S s ,? alar ' » lld how they have helped me— Nellie Salisbury, 8. General Discussion— County Uniformity or Non-uniformity. A tPoultry Item. A writer in the Hancock Signal says: The Shanghai is the meanest of all fowls, They roost on the ground like a mud turtle and often go to sleep standing, Their food consists of corn in the ear and they oro\v like a jack troubled with bronchitis, and will eat- as much at once as a district schoolmaster. The man that first brougbt them to this country ought to own them all and be obliged to feed them on grasshoppers caught by hand. They My an egg about the size of a goose egg, and are sick for a whole week afterwards. Some men pretend to say that they lay two eggs a day, but don't believe it, for it is apt to hurt their constitution and, by-laws. No Shanghai for me, if you please, I would Just as soon eat a turkey ouerord stuffed with a rubber boot as to eat A Shanghai rooster, You can't fatten them any more than you can a fanning mill by rwacing oats through it- ..A** u*M»hw WUfA J^UUUUO UA. ^JUJ.»_, _ w , ^. vvti *~ bone must have done better. Fed to cattle ifcwtll make five pounds of beef, and at present prices could not be fed if it did not add to the value otthe meat in the animal when'you commenced feeding. It is > excellent feed for horsos, cows, and chickens and fed to either of them judiciously will pay much more than the average imarket price for the post five years. ,A bushel of corn will make about three gallons of syrup that sells in this .market at about 40 cents a gallon, and there is still left good feed for cattle worth at least half as much as the corn before the syrups were extracted; between three and four gallons of alcohol and very little i©ny of the feeding, qualities taken out. About 87 pqv cent of corn is starch, which would make about 45 pounds, and still the balance makes good feed for cattle, and hundreds are fattened on it every year. I think it is true that there is no other product of the farm that can be used so profitably and for so many •purposes, and it does seem to me that the .'armors of Iowa ought to be able to use this cereal in some way that would make it pay the cost of production. Hrof. Hunt of the Illinois College farm, after experimenting, sayss' "It requires foui' and one-half pounds of shelled corn to produce one pound of pork, or one bushel produces 18^ pounds," I believe the average price of pork for,the last five years will be found to be considerable above four cents, but even at that price there would be.somo margin, I believe the price of butter for ,the last five years for the four months of each year commencing on 4,be 1st of November or ttonnml," Aiden Benedict, our old-time school teacher, will visit our city with his latest New York success, "FabioRonwwi," a dramatization of the thrilling and interesting novel estitled "The Vendetta," by Marie Correlli. The jwass has been loud in its praise of this production and the company who present H v HMHV ^ utfa ^ UM . WMVI Aa p ^ UA AIU., ^^ ^_ about the time the com orop is ready far market, and continuing till the 1st of March will average above 20 cents per pound, Some of our dairymen who - have kept an account can tell us about what corn would be worth worked into butter, I am satisfied from my own experience that it is worth much more than the average price of corn for the last five years. Jt is my opin ion that corn can be fed ' haying,'threshing, and fall plowing will giv,e plenty of employment until the corn is ready to harvest, after which the yards may be cleaned,'and preparations for keeping stock through the winter be made. Through the late fall and winter the farmer finds plenty of work in marketing such of his surplus products as he cannot do better with by feeding, feeding such as is not saleable and such as there is more profit in by feeding, and seeing that everything is in shape for the next season's campaign, By working in this way the farmer has steady employment 865 days in the year, and though his profits may not be large the .balance will be'found to be on the right side. ° I heartily concur with the parties who say that what tfae farmers want is a market for their surplus products, but I cannot agree that it is best that that market should be ia a foreign land. Nor do I believe that it is at all necessary that it should be, so long a large value of the products of >other countries is imported, that might be produced at home. Of the large corn orop of 1889 of 2,000,000,000 bushels; with prices lower than they have been for many years, less than four per cent., 81,000,000 bushels was exported. Of course a much "later amount was sent out in the shape of --of, pork, and butter, with a saving in freight alone of much more than the original cost of the corn, I believe the interest of the farmers will best be subserved by a policy that will bring the the producer and consumer nearer each other, and diversify our industries in every profitable direction. Efforts are being made to induce manufacturers to establish plants in Iowa, and I believe the people should give them everv encouragement possible, A home market for our product means Cheaper food for the people who do our manufacturing, and with the immense saving in freight now necessary in making the exchange, I believe our farmers would find material help in raising corn with profit. The quantity of money in circulation ii to any net at kind least of growing stock to make it ..«„ « u «?»„„ «, cents per bushel. I have never done any lead pencil farming and am, not prepared to give any figures from my own experience. Wo have raised cow for the last 25 years, and have tnuslced many years during that time as much as 70 bushels on an acre on ground that was never manured. The years that we have not husked the average for the past five years have been exceptions. We have never sold a load of corn, but have undoubtedly fed It many times at fl Iftfita na >\ITA n**a ir^mit lllml** j4nt«~ »A. xi__. She is now in 'qWoaJo w stock »nd studying the styles / GoWfteldOhrgBoiole: MejsrSs Oon,nejr %nd Covrw of Algor - -^- ^ •****• Mr. Walter Lawrence and ^*»» * .nfloes Field are in the title roleg, supported by a competent company of players, The great ejwthquake scene and eruption of Mow* Vesuvius are both fine scenic and mechanical effects, and well worth seeing. The members of the oast ai^elegftnjly.postwmed, ajad a rare treat is is store for play*golng peo- ife, Aiden Bene4ipt; hiw Seen wertti* with pur town and jk well known, - with,, b4a company should " ffdejihQUBe, , a«3 __..,,^, r ,.«.,, likely doing at the present itime unless the price of hogs advance. Jam glad to know that at least 80 per cent of the fawners of Iowa are pursuing the some poUqy, -and I trust the tune is not for distant when «very bushel of corn raised in lowu will be marketed in a more condensed and, profitable form. . When we realise thoj; the great bulk of western corn is sold to Jfce farmers pf the eastern and middle states and Canada to be fed by them, and that it is bought at prices more than double tfje first <?ost heref ajad that,» bushel of corn fed tore under the some conditions will produce the same results as there, we may readily see the 1m- ' n —***• - w purooru t» fteHn sei^ittg hia cam difference would be . coast. A W. P°.w$ • —' — — — -~™ £• *V*«MVU«* * UU44.DW UIIOM-VPAOO- sion }n value in the past few years has been largely due to an insufficient amount of money in circulation, These matters may not seem pertinent to the question* of raising corn, but in my Judgment the profits of the producer depend largely on these matter 2i K transportation takes all that the traffic will bear, and there is not sufficient money to do the business of the country there will be but a pittance left to thefarm- era, no matter how cheaply they may produce. Thes<? with all the other questions of PPUUcal economy ought to be made a special study in order that the people may be able to act Intelligently whenever occas- slon requires. Washington in his last message to congress earnestly urged the establishment 9? a national institution of leorn- Ing the primary object of which should be the education of our youth in the science of government, and he asks what species of knowledge can be equally important, what duty more pressing on its legislature, thau to patronize a plan for communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties and prosperity of the country. If it was important at that time it is doubly O. C, CHUBB. * Bacon followed with a history of the creamery, our co-operative creameries in particular. This led to a'lively discussion in which Messrs, Wright, Jones, Angus, Reed, Butler, and Supt. Donlon of Palo Alto participated. C. C. Chubb followed this with his article- on corn given elsewhere, and Thos. Hanna made some interesting remarks on his experience with corn raising," Harvey Ingham read 'a paper on the"county fair, and G. S. Wright followed with on article on cheese making which held close attention. J. W. Wads-' worth closed the afternoon programing with an article on raising roadsters for profit. The evening session was opened by a- paper which J. E, Blackford read on the benefits of organization, which provoked lively discussion. Mrs, O., A, Ingham followed with an article oa home influence, and Miss Alice Mann, read a paper on horticulture, discussing; in very able manner the fruits suitable to'the farm in Kossuth, and how to secure them. The meetings throughout were filled with live debate, and were attended by the best farmers in the county. A much larger number, would have been present but for bad roads, and the mixing of dates. The time chosen for the next meeting will be much better, and 1 no one who heard the papers at this, meeting will miss any future meeting in this county. - ''/i i',i\t. so now. corn. wouldmajte to » fi to Chi" * After April J, Nineteen pounds granulated sugar for 1 at Townsend & Langdon's, G, J, STEBBINS got his money,this week from the North British & Mercantile Insurance company in payment for a little fire which damaged his house ft few weeks ago.- He feels like saying a good.word fqr the company for its prompt payment, • WILL PLAT_WITH WILLIAM, The Tliorlngton House Darkey Has Sworn Off-Fined Just tUe Same.' The newly-imported colored gentleman at the Tborington took the enforcement of the civil rights bill into his own hands last week, and proceeded to dress down some boys who would tiot let him join them in a- game of pool, As a consequence he landed in 'Squire Taylor's court Saturday, where he ex* plained that he only shook the complainants up "to make men of them." 1 It appeared, however, that his reformat torjr effort* were carried on with" more- violence than the peace and order of the community warranted, and the judge assessed $l(T and cdsts, adding t.hnt. Via Vio/1 /)««:j_j j._ i _.* ,, w ;"o he had decided to let the fine- stand unpaid if the accused would leave town. « "Couldn't think of that, judge," re?J± d | d * tbe d . ar >y "never left no town dat way, judge; couldn't lea^ve no town to get out of dat." 'Squire Taylor then told him that he) must pay the fine or work it out on the ' A. QwB,,pftj:oter5,wm do ^styles, WM| "Ttyv* wivtw^vwu. ' P6f BW ' $ prices bejere, Jetting yo^r wgrk, about^Winl to templra^aTvoidL quarrels. The darkey^said he wuldn^ "work on the streets,» and made< very vigorous promises for the future. H h| lived a thousand years he "would keen away from the boys ana'pool-he W S "" ( W? d took the ^ *W and .W/MSJ? <"»* no one else. »» the defendant as Jun* out.