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In addition, many a woman is so bound down by daily tasks, that her whole soul cries out, and we hear of the high rate of insanity among farmers' wives, of nervous prostration of the housewives in our towns, and become accustomed to such expressions as "the death of a woman on a Kansas farm.

The farmers' wives who lived along the route of the creamery wagon had one sort of troubles with tinware; the women of the fruit farms another.

He began to hear about the Farm Federation, and the Grange, and the Farmers' Elevator, and the cooperative creamery, for members of all of these groups passed in and out of the store.

The programme finally concluded with a speech by the Director of the Farmers' Training Centre who told us about the general activities of the FTC and the ICAR.

I had met Korah and his daughter Nidhi a few months earlier at the organic farmers' meeting in Wynad.

I'm not saving money for my children, I'm only saving the farmers' rates."

There it is, sir,' said Tregarva; 'that's the bottom of it, sir, "I'm only saving the farmers' rates.

The Leavitt school was situated in the country, ten miles from the nearest town, and those who attended it were the farmers' sons and daughters.

In those old days, though, the servant-girls weren't the kind we have now; they were Americans,farmers' daughters,most of 'em.

Not to lose ground, however, she hired herself to the neighbouring farmers' wives to sew during her spare time, leaving Dame Damerel to the occasional care of Susan Larkin.

This also has been recognized by that common instinct of people which goes to the making of proverbs; for "Hen's time ain't worth much" is a common saying among farmers' wives.

The word, I am informed, is still in common use, particularly in the country among the farmers' daughters and servants, for a piece of wood to preserve the stays from being bent.

The scanty notices which remain of this period show him chiefly residing at Broomhall, where, in his father's absence, he takes his place in the affairs of the county of Fife; commands his troop of yeomanry; now presides at a farmers' dinner, for which be has written an appropriate song; now, at the request of Dr. Chalmers, speaks at a public meeting in favour of church extension.

None of our party said aught, till Mrs. Bonithorne, one of the wealthiest farmers' wives in the parish, turned herself to Aunt Golding, saying, 'Heard you ever anything so strange, neighbour, as yon awful thunder-clap coming close on the malicious words of the brawling Quaker?

*** The Midland Dairy Farmers' Association have expressed themselves as satisfied with the prices fixed for Winter milk.

If a Roman senator, as must not unfrequently have been the case, possessed four such estates as that described by Cato, the same space, which in the olden time when small holdings prevailed had supported from 100 to 150 farmers' families, was now occupied by one family of free persons and about 50, for the most part unmarried, slaves.

From the report of the meeting, in London, of the Executive Committee of the National Farmers' Union: "Farmers had hundreds of acres of grass which they were willing to turn into meat, but were prevented from doing so.

The Farmers' & Merchants' Bank is its local citadel of power.

The Farmers' & Merchants' Bank is the local instrumentality of the invisible government that holds the nation in its clutch.

Outside of farmers' cooperatives practically all cooperative societies are incorporated under the Stock Law known as Article III.

Article 13 A, Farmers' Cooperative Law.

By-laws for Cooperative Associations organized under Article 13 A, Farmers' Cooperative Law.

Constable, who was himself the proprietor of the Scots Magazine as well as of the Farmers' Magazine, desired to keep the monopoly of the Scottish monthly periodicals in his own hands, and was greatly opposed to the new competitor.

[Illustration: Chairman at Farmers' Ordinary.

When they came, they were solid farmers' horses, with the rudest gear imaginable.

A few sheep were, of course, kept to provide wool, but these were herded by farmers' boys in the orchards.

Will you go with me, dear, into those homely houses, sit with me by the firesides, and hear the simple story of New England's farmers and farmers' wives?

Little boys come slyly to pilfer oranges, and are pelted away with other oranges; for a single orange has here no more appreciable value than a single apple in our farmers' orchards; and, indeed, windfall oranges are left to decay, like windfall apples.

He had spent a lot of time, he told her, tramping about in Illinois and Iowa, earning his way by tuning farmers' pianos.

It was very late in the afternoon of a lugubrious March day when Jadwin and Gretry, in the broker's private room, sat studying the latest Government reports as to the supply of wheat, and Jadwin observed, "Why, Sam, there's less than 100,000,000 bushels in the farmers' hands.

I had less apprehension concerning the dogs, whereof three or four came into the room as it is usual in farmers' houses; one of which was a mastiff, equal in bulk to four elephants, and a greyhound, somewhat taller than the mastiff, but not so large.

There is no more reason therefore for taxing the Southern States on the farmer's head and on his slave's head, than the Northern ones on their farmers' heads and the heads of their cattle.

[Illustration: %Farmers' Castle (Belpre) in 1791%] %208.

The Farmers' Alliance%.This legislation, combined with an agricultural depression and widespread discontent in the agricultural states, caused the defeat of the Republicans in the elections of 1890.

For twenty years past the farmers in every great agricultural state had been organizing, under such names as Patrons of Husbandry, Farmers' League, the Grange, Patrons of Industry, Agricultural Wheel, Farmers' Alliance.

By 1886 many of these began to unite, and the National Agricultural Wheel of the United States, the Farmers' Alliance and Cooperative Union of America, and several more came into existence.

In 1889 the amalgamation was carried further still, and at a convention in St. Louis they were all practically united in the Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union.

We have heard that he has been a gallant in his time; and more than once he has told little stories of dances and harvest homes, and merry meetings at the wealthy farmers' in the neighbourhood, of the moonlight walk home, and of his companions counting their won guineas on their return from an evening partyall of which throw into shade the social amusements of our artificial times.

This fixed plate is most useful in farmers' stables, as it does not present any projection which might hurt the feet of the cattle, and is easy to clean.

Of the students attending this college, 75 percent, are from farmers' homes, and the majority of the remainder from the families of mechanics and tradesmen.

Three miles north-westwards of Beaminster is Broadwindsor, amidst scenery pleasant enough from the farmers' point of view, for these are "fat lands," but more tame than that seen between Toller and the former town.

" "Is this customary among the tenant farmers' wives you have known?" The answer was an affirmative nod.

During her days of wealth the extravagance of Lady Frugal was unbounded, and her dress costly beyond conception; but Luke reduced her state to that of farmers' daughters in general.

A considerable number of the factory girls are farmers' daughters, and come hither from Vermont, New Hampshire, and other distant States, to work for two, three, or four years, when they return to their native hills, dowered with a little capital of their own earnings.

Van Buren found the towns in the Yazoo Valley so small as barely to be entitled to places on the map; he found the planters' houses to be commonly mere log structures, as the farmers' houses about his own home in Michigan had been twenty years before; and he found the roads so bad that the mule teams could hardly draw their wagons nor the spans of horses their chariots except in dry weather.

" [Footnote 43: Town Gazette and Farmers' Register (Clarksville, Tenn.), Aug. 9, 1819, reprinted in Plantation and Frontier, II, 45, 46.]

The roads were so blocked by it that they would have been rendered impassable but for the sturdy efforts of the farmers' boys, who drove teams of four and five yokes of oxen through the drifts with heavily laden sleds, breaking out the ways.

Farmers' wives tell us, that to get firm butter in very hot weather they get up at three o'clock in the morning, in order that it may be made before the sun becomes powerful.

Like the farmers' wives, who, to our queries, gave no other answer than, "Why, that depends," they take care that no one shall be any the wiser for the questions asked.

Ever and again there were traffic jams on River Street, a weaving turmoil of farmers' wagons, buggies, delivery carts, about a noisy, fuming centre of motor vehicles.

They went in every kind of vehicletaxi-cabs for which rich people had paid fabulous prices, motor-cars which had escaped the military requisition, farmers' carts laden with several families and piles of household goods, shop carts drawn by horses already tired to the point of death, because of the weight of the people who had crowded behind, pony traps, governess carts, and innumerable cycles.

Farmers' carts had jolted into ditches and had lost their wheels.

He remembered the sting of the Wreckstone farmers' shot guns.

He couldn't get a holt on any money, so I told him about the Farmers' Loan.

We have brought prominently forward the above extracts in relation to the minutiae of the farmer's lifeto the detailed practical knowledge which is so valuable to him, as being those upon which it appeared to us that a writer who was capable of getting up a book at all, much more such a book as this professes to be, in reference to the higher branches of the farmers' art, was most likely to fail.

And later in the same book occurs a very characteristic passage:"Having drunk hard one night, I dreamed that I had found Captain David Steele, a notorious rebel, in one of the five farmers' houses on a mountain in the shire of Clydesdale and parish of Lismahago, within eight miles of Hamilton, a place I was well acquainted with.

Rudolph Hegetschweiler (A); 12Sep55; R155851. CARLEY, E. F. Farmers' handbook of explosives.

Bun E. Hicks (A); 17Jun59; R238079. HICKS, JOHN D. The Populist revolt; a history of the Farmers' Alliance and the People's Party.

SEE Brown, Cora. BROWN, WILLIAM R. Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46; Mitchell Y. Jackson, 1852-63.

JACKSON, MITCHELL Y. Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46.

LOEHR, RODNEY C. Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46.

Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46.

Rudolph Hegetschweiler (A); 12Sep55; R155851. CARLEY, E. F. Farmers' handbook of explosives.

SEE Brown, Cora. BROWN, WILLIAM R. Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46; Mitchell Y. Jackson, 1852-63.

LOEHR, RODNEY C. Minnesota farmers' diaries: William R. Brown, 1845-46.

Then it is not easy to enter, for half a dozen stalwart farmers and farmers' sons are coming out; while two young fellows stand just inside, close to the sliding bar-window, blocking up the passage, to exchange occasional nods and smiles with the barmaid.

The staircase is guarded by carved banisters, and after going up two flights you enter a large and vacant apartment prepared for the meeting of the farmers' club.

Cecil himself was the life and soul of the farmers' club in the adjacent market town.

He attributed it in the first place to the stagnation, the almost extinction, of the iron trade, the blowing out of furnaces, and the consequent cessation of the demand for the best class of food on the part of thousands of operatives and mechanics, who had hitherto been the farmers' best customers.

Farmers' sons had to go into the towns to get a livelihood now.

He never borrowed; neither did he ever make a speech, or even so much as attend a farmers' club, to listen to a scientific lecture.

The farmers' powerful horses find it heavy going across the fresh ploughed furrows and the wet 'squishey' meadows, where the double mounds cannot be shirked.

Take twenty farmers' families, where there are girls, and out of that twenty fifteen will be found to be preparing for a scholastic life.

Attending Boards and farmers' clubs, making speeches, carrying on correspondence, looking after the estate, discharging social duties, filled up every moment of his time.

They shirk the work of a farmhouse, especially if it is a dairy, and so it has come to be quite a complaint among farmers' wives, in many places, that servants are not to be obtained.

In most villages a seamstress or two may be found, and has plenty of work to do for the farmers' families.

She was a brittle old lady who creaked as she walked, and cracked like a whin-pod in the heat, but she did her dozen miles or more a day, and passed all the fowls in review, and could not be deceived by the craftiest of farmers' wives; and in the tail of the day she became possessor, and did herself thraw the neck of the stoutest and toughest hen that ever entered a linen bag head foremost.

"Oh, yes," said Mendenhall unsuspiciously, thinking of the check sent to the Farmers' and Citizens' Bank.

So he tried to provide the neighbors with everything they could need, such as dry goods, groceries, hardware, farmers' implements, and, as I said, about all that a large and growing family are likely to require.

A few sensible women, in different parts of the country, adopted the costume, and farmers' wives especially proved its convenience.

In a very interesting letter, addressed to the Farmers' Magazine, about twenty years since, he gives a valuable resume of his experience up to that time.

"Nice farmers' folks they are!"

And then the women of few opportunitiesthe farmers' wives representing their earnest clubs; the village women, wistful and rather shy; the emergent, onlooking company of few excursions, few indulgenceswhat of the Federation for them?

For example, the prodigal land-policy of the state and national governments encouraging the settlement of the frontiers was not a farmers' policy.

Among the real exceptions to the otherwise fair record of the farming class in this respect is the tax on oleomargarine and the special favor accorded to farmers' associations in the Clayton Act.

The farmers' incomes in different parts of the country vary pretty nearly with the amount of horse-power used per man.

Many farmers and more farmers' sons are moving from agriculture into occupations of manufacturing, trade, transportation, and the professions, and are becoming more narrow specialists. ยง 8.

[Footnote 4: It must be observed in studying these figures, that farmers' wives and children, working at home, are not reported as gainfully occupied.

Rapid growth of farmers' selling coรถperation.

"I would use up every stick in building the farmers' barns and mending the farmers' gates, and I would cover an acre just in front of the house with a huge conservatory.

"I would use up every stick in building the farmers' barns and mending the farmers' gates, and I would cover an acre just in front of the house with a huge conservatory.

.95 .50 Farmers' Call, Quincy, Ill. ...........

.35 1.00 Farmers' Home Journal, Louisville ...... w Agri. .85 1.00 Farmers' Review, Chicago ............... w Agri. .90 1.00 Farmers' Tribune, Des Moines .................

.35 1.00 Farmers' Home Journal, Louisville ...... w Agri. .85 1.00 Farmers' Review, Chicago ............... w Agri. .90 1.00 Farmers' Tribune, Des Moines .................

Farmers' Voice, Chicago ................

It was the farmers' duty to keep them in repair; but there was no agent, no one to make them do it.

The smart farmers' wives, the rosy farmers' daughters, are pacing along through the powdery dust toward the church-gate.

The fried or salted meat, the heavy bread, the perennial pork, the disastrous mince-pies of our farmers' houses are sometimes pardoned by Nature to the men of the family, in consideration of twelve or more hours of out-door labor.

All we farmers' wives do.

Rosamond longed that Frank should see it; but the page was very shy about it, and his grandmother contrasted it with the performances of the painter 'who had draughted all the farmers' wives in gould frames for five pound a head; but satin gownds and gold chains was extry.'