-3- AGRICULTURE IN IRELAND. The fifth annual report of the Irish Agricultural Organization society presents pre-sents a striking and encouraging picture pic-ture of the economical advance made by Ireland during the five years the i i society has been organized. That the ! association, which owes its origin to Horace Plunkett, is largely responsible j for this advance, is known to all IrU-h-! mt-iT. Through the medium of the r-! r-! panizstion, land has been tilled that previously was fallow, farms that were wa.-uefully cultivated now yield bountiful boun-tiful crops under the improved methods meth-ods of agriculture. Tht pigs, cows and poultry are no longer left to run wild, but the? results of the latest experiments experi-ments uf experts in the United States or elsewhere are. placed before the Irish. This is done largely by means of a weekly journal which is sent free to members arret contains muc h the same information that is to be found in the agricultural department reports issued front Washington. 3!ore than ( this, the local societies are organized j for co-openitivei distribution, in order to secure the bc prices for their . products. It h? to thir- sox-iety that much of the' recent agricultural prog- j ress of Ireland due. !