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Maxims For Farmers

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It is worth while for all farmers everywhfc're to remember that thorough culture is botter thau throe mortgageB on their farms. That good fences alwaya pay bettar than lftwsuits witb neigbbors. Tbat bay is a great dtal olieaper made ia sutniner than purohased in winter. That more stock perish froin lamine than fuunder. That a borse who laya his ears back, and looks lightninst whan anv oue appr,oaches hiui, is vicious. Dou't buy bitn. That 8criraping the feed of fatting hogs is a wastt) of frrain. Thrtt overfed fowls won't lay eggs. That educating children properly ia money lfiit at 100 peí cent. Tluit one eveiiing spent at home in stu ly is mora profitable than ten lounging about in country taverns. Oíd Swinford chnrchyard, Wnrcnstersliire, in Eugland, was the soene of an extraordinary aftair a few days since. More than a thousand peoplo aasembled in antieipation of a funeral, which it wai rumor 3d, would not pass off quietly, oppi-.ition boing ofíered to the iniermemt of a-.i innkeepei-3 wiio in a fai .ily vault This lwd been opened, it v.-ai foun i bricked up aapin, and at tho lat moment .in ordinary gr.ave wás du?. Wheu the funeral party arrivol loud cries of "Open the vault !" uroso, and rmn ?et to vmt]i to remove the rtmonry, the mourners waiting tlio isne. Tho opponents of tlie prooeeditig were so greatly outnumbered that thoy did not resist. and a body of pnlico wero present to keep the peaca. The vault being opened, the cofflri w.19 lowerod, and a louj and triumphant elieer arose.


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Michigan Argus