. Our Canadian prairies [microform] : being a description of the most notable plants of Manitoba : the chief noxious weeds and how to destroy them, the trees and wild fruits, along with Arbor day exercises and poems. Agriculture; Botany; Agriculture; Botanique. i>. OUR CANADIAN PR A TRIES. plant, then early in the morning' the bright-eyed boys and girls of ][anitoba ought to bo on their way to school. A thousand schools should all be alive that day, each scholar anxious to ])lant a tree. The school should h;tvc ready from the poems and selections of this l:>()ok or from other sources a

. Our Canadian prairies [microform] : being a description of the most notable plants of Manitoba : the chief noxious weeds and how to destroy them, the trees and wild fruits, along with Arbor day exercises and poems. Agriculture; Botany; Agriculture; Botanique. i>. OUR CANADIAN PR A TRIES. plant, then early in the morning' the bright-eyed boys and girls of ][anitoba ought to bo on their way to school. A thousand schools should all be alive that day, each scholar anxious to ])lant a tree. The school should h;tvc ready from the poems and selections of this l:>()ok or from other sources a  Stock Photo
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. Our Canadian prairies [microform] : being a description of the most notable plants of Manitoba : the chief noxious weeds and how to destroy them, the trees and wild fruits, along with Arbor day exercises and poems. Agriculture; Botany; Agriculture; Botanique. i>. OUR CANADIAN PR A TRIES. plant, then early in the morning' the bright-eyed boys and girls of ][anitoba ought to bo on their way to school. A thousand schools should all be alive that day, each scholar anxious to ])lant a tree. The school should h;tvc ready from the poems and selections of this l:>()ok or from other sources a pro- gramme of rccitntions and readings, and the larger boys might have a good debate prepared on some question like the following: Is there any life more indei)cndent than that of the farmer? Is country life happier than city life? Is agriculture more important to Canada than mining or commerce ? Is rural life the best for nurturing a healthy race? Is country life more conducive to morality than town life? Is mixed farming best for Ilanitoba? Is Canada a favoralile land for the agriculturist? Are fiirmers deeply interested in a good educational sys- tem ? Do Manitoba towns and cities depend on suc- cessful agriculture for their i)rosi)erity ? The morning exercises over, the noon time may be pleasantly spent. In some places the teacher and scholars and tlieir friends meet in the school house at mid-day fo]* an Arbor Day social gathering. It is good to be social and friendly, and how pleasant a thing it is when all the people of the School District, without regard to creed or nationality, meet together for Arbor Day dinner. Hard work is needed in Manitoba to subdue the soil, but we need quite as nmch the holiday and social gathering to help us to know our friends and neighbors. Manitoba is so much a land of strangers—of people from every country—that we ou§:ht to cultivate each other's. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been

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