Excerpt from The Rube's Day Is Forward to the Farm, Why Not? This is the life! May be said of the country as well as of the city, where the lights do burn brighter and longer, but t always with such good results as in more rural communities. How about it? Maybe you've had such an idea of the. Quiet life while you were catching your breath between bouts with the Hun? Maybe you thought perhaps some day back home you would like to be boss of a tidy farm? Yes, there is always something attractive about the country and the life there - maybe you would like to think it over w? In order to help you, some very interesting facts and figures have been gathered within the pages of this little book, prepared under the direction of Col. Arthur Woods, assistant to the Secretary of War. Its purpose is t to make you feel that farming is the only life in the World; it merely is written to lay before you the pleasant and profitable side of life and work'in the country - hard work, you had better believe, but work that will bring its own reward if you persist in it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.