The í'ittsbuiíT Dispateb eadmstca that the coet of tr:ins)oríition opon Che rural liighvvays of Pennsylvanla mlgbt readHy be reducud one-lialf by improving the condition o( tti tiighways. This is equally triK; of Michigan, and Míe subk"jt is one demandlog immediate atteni ion. The farmer s prone to tblnk, because be cauíuit plow, sow or reap n winter, thttt vliati;ver be or bis horses can inake is clear gain, and so be contented witb balf a loaf wben be iiiight have the whole. The saine teain that wnulil be started with a toa behitid them under present condltione woutd readily dralr Cwo tons on well made atid well kept tnroplkes, wheöever there is not enoui;h snow tor slelgbing, and when tliera is sucb a biiow lall it would draw the two tons with equal ease in runners. So the farmer who has wood, hay, vegetables or the like t'or sale could accomplisb twice as niuch iu a. day and doublé bis prolks, with good roads. Iu the lai-jre villages and towns ol Micliifían there lias been almost n famine for montbs past Id farm prodnce, and the winter bas been wasted tor merebants and farmers alike, becanw the roads wete fairly impassable. llcre is work which should reeeive tlie Httention of farmers' Orgaolzations all over the state. - Detroit Free Press. Perfect In arlthmetio, - Teacher - "Now A8bton, f one cat cost me twelve cents, wbat will twelve cts cost me?" Ashton - "Why, you don't need to buy twelve cats, just buy one and you'll have a dozen kiltens befoie you know it." - Denver Times. To romen the smallest sutcess is greater tban tlie most titanic endeavor.