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Facts For Farmers

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If you invest money in toola, and then leavo thom exposed to the weather, it is the saino as loaning money to a spendthrift without security - a dead loss in both cases. If you invest money in books, and never read thein, it is the saine as putting money into a bank, and never drawing principal or interest. If you invest money in fine stock, and di not feed and protect them, it is the name as dressing your wife in silk to do kitchen work. If you invest your money in choice fruits, and do not gtiard and give them B chance to grow and prove their value, it is the same as putting a good hand in the field with poor tools to work with. If you invest your money in a gond farm, and do not oultivate it well, it ia tha same as marrying a good wife, and so abusing and enslaving her aa to cnish her energie and break her heart. If you invest your money in & fine house, and do not cultívate your mind and taste so as to adorn it with intelligenoe and refinement, it is as if you wero to wear broadcloth and a silk hat to mili. If vou invest vour moaey in fine clothes and do not wear them with dignity and ease. it is as if a ploughman were set at a jeweler'a table to make and adjust hair springs. If you invest your money in strong drink, it is worse than turning hogs into a cornfield - ruin vvill follow in both cases. - [Rural Registor,


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Michigan Argus