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County Farmers' Institute

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The Farmers' Instituto held at Chelsea. Tuesday and Wednesday of tfais week, under the auspioes of the oonnty sooiety and aided iy members of the state society, was a good succes.", being well attended at all its sessions and great interest manifested. John L. Shawver, of Bellefontaine, Ohio, diacussed fertilizers and farm buildings in a very instructivo manner. R. M. Kellogg, of Thrée Kivers, imparted valuable inforination on small fruits. H. E. Van Korman, of the Agrioultural College, gave a very instruotive practical illustration of botter making and talked on the dairy. Prof. H. K. Vedder talked about bridges and culverts and Dr. Howard Edwards on marketa. Mrs. E. W. Crafts, of Sharon, presented an excellent paper on "Possibilities tor the farm. " Mrs. Mary A. Mayo, of Battle Creek, gave au excellent address on "Home life on the farm." Many other ffood papers and talks were given with some fine muaic. Some of the papers and talks were more theoretical than practical, hut there was foodfor thonght and much worth remembering in all of them. These institotes are of great interest and value to farmers and ougbt to be more generally attended. It is evident that farmers need better eduoations, not only in metnods of work, but in business and commercial transactions.


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