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What Is Done With Buttermilk

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A young laíy from the city, boarding íor the summer at a farm-house on the borders of Delaware couuty, visited tte dairy attached, and watched the country maid in her toil with marked attention. " Your task is a laborious one?" she remarked to the maid. "Somewhat, raa'arn," was the reply. " Nature is indeed wonderful in her workings," coutinued the .lady. "Observe the green grass in the flelds, and in a short tims it is converted into milk, and trom milk to butter." "'Ves, ma'am." "Honey is a strange anomaly, also. Observe the little bee wandermg from flower to fiower, extracting the swectness therefrom, and depositinp; it in the globular form into the comb." "Yes, ma'am." " Is tliere suffieient nutriment in it to be of any practical uae f" "Yes, )na;am." "II I am not exhausting your patience, may I ask you what use is made of the buttermilk ?" " We f eed somo of it to the hog, and ■wliat's left we Leed to the boards, " - Camian Post,


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Michigan Argus