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A Thrifty Man

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Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
June
Year
1883
Copyright
Public Domain
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Arkausaw Traveler. "I cannot give my consent to your marriage witn mv daughter," said a father to an ardent lover. "On what grounds do you base your objections?" "On the grounds that you are a poor man, have no trudeor profession, and are by no means eapable of supporting a vife." "Oh, that's it, eh! Look here," and he took out several papers showing that he owed four or five hundred dollars. "Don't this prove that I am a thrifty man; what more can you ask?" "I can ask for nothing more. You have shown your ability. TaLe my daughter." "I am thankful," said the young man, "I have only onemore request. "That the marriage shall take place iaimediately?" "No; that you will lend me enough inoney to buy me a suit of clothes and pay the preacher. Let me see how much will be necessary. I can stand the preacher off. Let me have fifty dollars and your daughter shall be my wife." a. For mice-gnawed trees, a correspondent of the Germantown Telegraph recommends eovering the wounds with grafting wax at once, then pile earth and pack it around high above the place to kooü covered, as it will settle and wash down gome. This, if done early, will save thousands of trees that have been injured by naice and rabbits. Make wax of ouc pound of beeswax to four pounds resin and a half pint of linseed oil. If too sof t add more resin; if too hard, moro oil. The wounds must not be neglected till they are hard ana dry. In the year 1882 Great Britain imported 169,787,028 bushels of wheat. Of this total 54 per cent was drawn from the United States, 15 per cent from Russia, 13 per cent from British India, 14 per cent from Australia, 4j per cent from Germany, a fraction under 1 per cent of the whole from Turkey and less llian í of 1 per cent from any other country. The United States furnishes more tlian all the others combined.

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Old News
Ann Arbor Democrat