Chicago. S-rpx. l.- The reports as to the condlticn oL the crups throughout the country and the gi neral effeetof the weather on the growth, cultivation and harveyt of the same vre Tv: made by the directors of the several climate and crops sections. The repovts received at Chicago were as folio ws: Illinois- Cool. dry week with good progress to iops except in dry southpin counties. Early corn cutting general, and iate maturing rapidly. Broom coin cuting nearing completion In east central counties and continúes in Henry county.Late pastures are good in northern and central counties. PIowing is general. Wiscoiisin- Week tooi and dry with light frosts in northern and middle sections on the 26th and 27th, Vut did no damage to corn and but little to buckwheat. Corn is maturing rapidly with about one-fourth in the shock and in ten days the erop wiil be safe. Michigan- Light frosts did very little damage, which was conflned to low grounds, otherwise weather has been favorable to crops and farm wórk. Ground is in good condition for seedlng; and some wheat is sown. Corn is glazing and much of It is out of danger. Cutting is ín pi'ogress and soon will be general, the yield being very heavy. Potatoes still rotting in the ground. Fruit is fine and plentifu!. Indiana - Cool. sunny weather. no rain, light frosts on Thursday. Corn rapidly with much cut and in the shock. Tobacco nearly all housed in good condition. Fall plowing progresses. Iowa- Ideal weather for thrashing. plowing and maturing unharvested crops. Some early corn reported safe but bulk of erop will be better for having three to four weeks without frost. jood progress made in fall plowing.