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An Object Lesson

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A glrl 14 years oíd, last Monday, drove three horses 011 a reaper all day, on har fa.ther"s farm near t'his city, and cut over tan acres of grain. This practical young Miss is a student in the Normal school, and lately passed creditable examtnations at the close of the te-m and tuen was ready for any duty that came to heTi and could fill the gap wlien the man ou the í-eaper íailed. It la au object lesson ior many of our young people vh are lookinfï imiy for occupattona that they regard ae genteel, and wiio feel der graded by snch honest work ot the hands as theJx jarents have done. The girl with the resource a-nd the disposition thit .qtuaJify her for such an emergency, wlll command preference, other thingH being equal, over one who lacks that resource and disposition, in any occupatlon or relatlon.