The chicory industry has recently een started here by the orgaiiization of he "Aan Arbor Chicory Company" nd is made np of several of onr reliable business men to plirmote the culti'atiou of this product ainong the armers aad pay a stated price for the oots when growu. A gentleman brought up iu the business has, witbin he past few days, looked over the land n this vicinity and pronounces the soil and conditions second to none in the tate for the successfnl cultivation of his erop. The company is now prepared tó sign contracts with the 'armers at a fixed price for the roots when grown, and those having good clay loam and mnck soil suitable for he growth of root crops should iuvestiagte this opportunity at once as there will be only a limited acreage contracted for the first year. It is said to )e as profitable a erop for farmers as sugar beets and much preferable to cultívate in some respects. There will be a meeting of the farmers called very soon to confer with the companj, due notice of vvhich will be given, and in the meantinae any desired information can be obtained at the office of Heiuzmann & Laubengayer.