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Farmers' Institute

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A state farmers' institute is to be held at the Arbeiter hall, Manchester, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week, Feb. 15 and 16, which should prove both profitable and pleasant for all who may take part in or attend them. The members of the Southern Washtenaw Farmers' Club have made arrangements to provide for the comfort of all in the most hospitable manner. The full program of the several sessions of the meeting is given below : Tuesday, Feb. 15, Forenoon - Mnsic; invooation, Rev.Shier; addiess of welcome, Conductor B. G. English, Manchester; response, E. A. Nordman Lima; "Increasing Fertility by CJover Growing, " T. B. Terry, Hadson, Ohio; discussion ; adjuurn foc dinner. Afternoon - Mnsic; "Successful Orcharding in Southern Michigan," J. N. Stearns, Kalamazoo; dieoussion, J. G. English, Manchester; "Fire Insuranoe, " Wm, Pease, Manchester; discussion, F. M. Freeman, Manchester; "Increasing Fertility byTillage," T. B. Terry, Hudson, Ohio; disiiusaion, C. M. Fellows, Saline; ruusic. Evening - Musical program; "Taxation," Prof. V. O. Hendrick, Agrieultural College; discnssion, T. B. Halliday, Norvell ; "Sotne InflueDces of Schools," W. N. Lister, Saline; disoussiou, Prof. Evaa Essery, Manchester. Wednesday, Feb. 10, Forenoon - Invocation, Rev. Merrifield; musio; "Dairying," Geo. B. Horton, Lenawee; discussiou, B. F. MattesoD, Manchester; "Utilizing Scraps," Mrs. J. A. Goodyear, Manchester; disoussion; questicn box; businesE meeting, reports, eleution of officers and delegates, eto. ; adjouin for dinner. Afternoon - Music; "Farmers and Pessimists, " G. S. Rawson, Bridgewater; discussion, L. Whitney Watkins, Manchester; "Fattening Lambs," Prof. H. W. Mamford, Agricultural College; discussion, Amariah Hitchoock, Sharon ; "Onr Farm Homes," Mrs. J. P. Traoy, Manchester; discussion, Miss Mary Hitohoock, Sharon; qnestion box; adjourn. Evening - Music; "The Motber in Her Relation to the Schools," Mrs. Mary A. Mayo, Battle Creek; discussion, Miss Marie Kirchhofer, Manohester; "The Ootoroon," Miss G. Mae Belle Woodward, Mancheeter; runsic; olose with "America. "