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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Fortieth annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Beloit, Wis., November, 1911. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests
(1912)

Jones, Jenkin Lloyd
Address. The three R's: a plea for the better education,   pp. 26-28 PDF (650.5 KB)


Scribner, E. H.
Address to young men taking part in the boys' judging contest,   pp. 28-35 PDF (1.8 MB)


Page 28


Fortieth Annual Report of TV
These qualities of these and other great men are illustrated by
many stories. They teach the lesson that comes home to girls as well
as boys, to women as well as men,-the atrocities of the milliner's trade
menaces the gardens and the orchards of the country, as well as denudes
vast acreas of "God's animated flowers." * *
But the third reverence is the crowning grace of the present age.
The concern for society rather than for one's individual well-being, the
developement of commonwealth rather than wealth, the growth of the
community feeling, the realization of the horrors of war, the growing
passion for international peace. The lesson of the barnyard enforces
the quest of the statesman; the thrifty farmer has learned to dehorn
his herd that they may live at peace with one another, that they may
make common cause against summer's heat aqd winter's sleet. The
time is ready for the dehorning of the nations, so that rivalry and
antagonism will give way to cooperation and the serving of mutual
interests.
Thus, within the limits of an evening's lecture, I have tried to out-
line the better education which is so sorely needed, and which reaches
from the little red schoolhouse on the corner to the university; begins
with the kindergarten and does not end when life ends. This educa-
tion glorifies things common, sanctifies things lowly, and makes beau-
tiful the humblest life. This education is needed everywhere, no-
where more than on the farm and among farmers, for it is given
to them to deal first-hand with the verities of life, the realities of
nature, which are texts in God's great book of revelation.
Music.-High School Orchestra.
Adjourned to meet next day at 9 O'Clock, A. M. President Griswold
in the chair.
9 O'cLocK, A. M THuRsDAY, Nov. 16. 1911.
I.              ~~~~ADUDKSS TO YOUNU  MEN TAILINU JrA~U IN 'nfl JHUIbJUI~kjIINU
CONTEST.
iE H. SCRIBNEB, Ros"DALE.
i                      I am glad to see so many boys here this morning. We
want to inter-
est them particularly along the line of live stock breeding. Those of
us who have been through the mill believe there is nothing more in-
teresting, and that if you are going to follow farming the question of
live stock must necessarily be of the greatest importance, and for that
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