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Hay-making Plan Derailed by “Bright Ideas”

The barn was a large cattle barn, 74- by 60-feet, with the mow going to the ground in the center and the livestock on the sides and in a shed across the rear. There was a concrete feeding floor to one side where the fattening steers were fed. The barn was set rather at the center of a flat ...

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A Fable of Two Farm Brothers

In 1901, George Ade,  (1866 – 1944) was an American writer, who around the turn of the twentieth century wrote a column in the Chicago Record that featured his fables in slang, which were humorous stories that featured vernacular speech. He was often called, "Aesop of Indiana." The ...

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