Friends' Intelligencer Volume 27

Friends' Intelligencer Volume 27

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...certain to secure one exemption from disease, as well as from attacks of low spirits, ennui--that monster who is ever waylaying the rich indolent. "Throw but a slont, the giant dies." Low spirits cannot exist in the atmosphere of bodily and mental activity. FROM A SUBSCRIUER IN HUNTINGTON CO., IND. The farmers here say the corn crop never looked better at this season of the year than now. The rains have been very seasonable. The oat crop very good: not a full crop of wheat, but what there is, very good. The potatoe bugs, of both kinds, are destroying the potatoes very fast; they are on the vines by the thousands. The ground hogs and coons are destroying a good deal of the corn. Some of the fields look as though some of the hogs had been in them; they climb up the stalks and break them down, and tear open the husk, mostly only eating from one-third to half of the corn oft' the cob. There is a good deal of sickness here, caused, it is supposed, by the excessive hot weather; the general complaint is high fever and severe headache. I write this thinking it will be interesting to many of the subscribers of the Intelligencer to know how the people are faring in other counties beside their own. I forgot to mention that the sweet potato crop is very good. J. P. ITEMS. The Eclipse.--The coming total ecl'pse of the sun (Twelfth wo. 22d, ) wi: l be obseived carelully iu Europe. Our Congress devoted some $30,000 to pay the expenses of parties to be sent abroad, and three expeditious, oie under Professor Pierce, EnOther under Professor Winlock, aud the third under a naval officer, will be sent. The line of totality passes through the southern portions of Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Russia. The btatlous to be Ovcupied by these...show more

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  • Paperback | 728 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,279g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791851
  • 9781236791856