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The Farmers' Institute

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The following is the programme of the Farmers' Institute to be held at Follett Hall, Ypsilanti, Feb. 9th and lOth, 1876: Wedueaday evening, Feb. 9, 7 o'olock.- Musio; Prayer; Music. Introductory remarks by tho Chairman, J. Webster Uhihls. Address by Prof. R. C. Kodzie, of the Agricultural College ; Subject, " Piastor." Music Essay by Mrs. Jöimie S. Cliatterton ; Bubject, "Tho Farmers' Best Room,- lts Past, Present, aud Fature." Music. Thursday, Feb. lOth, 10 A. M.- Music. Address by J. W. Wiug, of Scio ; subject, "Rotation of Crops, and Raising of Sheep and Wool." Essay by J. S. Wood, of Lodi ; subject, " Fine Wool Sheep." Music. Essay by Mrs. F. S. Fiuley, of Yjisilauti; subject, "Accoïnplishmeut8 lor Women." Thursday, 1.30 P. M. - Music. Address by Prof. A. B. Gulley, of the Agricultural College ; subject, "improved Husbandry." Music. Essay by Andrew Campbell ; subject, "Wheat Culture." Essay by H. F. Horner, of üanton ; subject, " Stock Raising." Essay by Mrs. ïmnu Peterson, of Ypsüanti, Essay by John P. ï'mley ; subject, " The Present Status of Agriculture iu California." Music. Thursday Evening, 7 o'Iock.- Music. Address by Prof. R. C. Kedzis; subject, "Lightniug Rods." Addr6ss by J. Webster Childs ; subject, "Apple Orchards." Musie. Essay by Mrs. C. M. Lowe, of Augusta ; subject, " The ï'armer's Home." Essay by Florus S. Finley ; subject, " The Price of Farm Labor." A poem by Robt. Campbell, Jr. Music. The several addresses and essays will be followed by discusaion, aud all are invited to be present and particípate in the same. J. Webster Cdilds, W. Allison, J. E. Smith, Robt. Campbell, Je., Benj. Emeeick, Committee of Arrangements.