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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-first annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Fond du Lac, Wis., February 11, 12 and 13, 1903. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

Halsey, Sabin
The clergyman on the farm,   pp. 58-61 PDF (918.8 KB)

Page 58

58          17ui4y-rsi Ann"   Repo   of X 
The Chair named the following gentlemen to act on the re- 
spective comnmittees: 
Nomination of Officers-C. H. Everett, Racine; C. P. Good- 
rich, Fort Atkinson; E. C. Jacobs, Menomonie. 
Resolutions-W. D. Hoard, Fort Atkinson; W. A. Henry, 
Madison; lirMm Adds F. Howie. 
Exhibits-C. L Hill, Roeendale; S. M. Ingalls, Fond du 
Lac; M. T. Allen, Waupaca. 
Auditing Committee-H. C. Taylor, Orfordville; Stephen 
Favill, Madison; Fred Rietbrock, Milwaukee. 
Adjourned to 7:30 P. M. 
Convention met at 7:30 P. M. 
The President in the chair, 
The evening's program included a much appreciated address 
by Mrs. Adda F. Howie of Elm Grove, on "Home Making;" 
vocal solos by Miss Bishop Miss Peck and Miss Korrk; recita- 
tions by Miss Waters; instrumental music; and the following 
Rev. Sabin Halsey, Fond du Lac. 
Mr. Chairman, Fellow Citizens, Farmers and Friends of 
Many Years: I count myself happy to stand before a Fond 
du Lao audience when I am not expected to preadh I am sure 
you will agree with me that a preacher should know something 
about Canada thistles and kale and quack grass, to bring him- 
self in touch with nature and with all claes of people. I sat 
for an hour this afternoon in the meeting of this Association en- 
tranced with what I heard from one of the most successful erma- 
tical farmers in the state, and as I looked into the faees of some 

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