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Farmers' Institute Report

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We are in reoeipt trom the superintendent of Farmers' Institutes of institute bulletin No. 4, being a report of the Farmers' Institnte work in this state during the past season. The volume is a book of about 275 pages, containing a veiy complete report of the institute work of the state in all its various phises, a complete report of the State Ro md-Up Farmers' Institnte, whioh was b 'ld at the Agricultural College last Feforuary, and also a ïarge uumber of loiBl addrasses delivered at county instituí, s. A very nice engraving of Hon. Chas. W. Garfield, of the board of agrionlture, adorns the book. The report indicates tbat last winter's work was very successful indeed. There were held 6" connty institutes, meetings of two-day or more, and 84 one-day institntes. Tbe total attendance of all sessions at all iustitntes held in the state during the year was 118,692. The number of rnembers of institute soaieties was 7, 080. The average attendance per session of oounty institutes was SI 1 ; of one-day institute, 152. üf the total atteudanoe at all institutes, 1,559 were rêached by one-day institutes, tbe reruainder, 8,133 by the oounty intstitntes. The women's section, of which tbere were 58, were attended by 8,705 women. The local expense of all institute work done in the state last year, was reported to the superintendent, was $1,464.66. Every paid-up member of our county institute sooiety is entitled to one of these bulletins, and they will be distributed through tbe secretary of that sooiety, Mr. H. Stumpenhnsen, Rawsonville.


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