enough fruit trees to lunnsli tlie luxuries of life for family uses. The falling apples should be gathered up every day, anl those unfit for family use or sale should be fed to the pigs. The successful farmer rotates his erop, uses all the manare, plants good seed on thorouglily prepared soil and cultivates well. If hot ooal tar is appliedto fence posts tliey will last much longer. The tar should ex ten d four or five inches above ground. A few acres thorouglily looked after will frequently give better returns than twice as many managed in a slipshod manner.