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(For the Country Gentleman and Cultivator.) Corn, 34 bush, per acr., cost 61c. per bush., selling price 86c, profit, 25c. Four Thousand Bushels of Corn on Forty Acres. Rytel 20 do: 00:
Oats, 44 do, do do. 23 do.
do. 43 do. 10 do.
76 do 26 Pot's,171 do do. do. 14 do.
do. 43 do. 29 EDITORS COUNTRY GENTLEMAN-In October last I sent
As I became convinced that potatoes are the most you a short account of the proceedings at the “Eastern Division Fair.” In that account I gave you the amount
profitable crop that I can raise, I devote more ground to of corn raised on an acre, by JAMES ARMSTRONG, Esq., at
them each year, still I continue to raise a little of all other his country, seat two miles from the city. You published
kinds, lest the potatoes may fail. But it does not follow, it with an editorial query as to whether it was in the ear
that because I make potatoes the most profitable, that or shelled.
every man can do so. Some farms are best adapted to I supposed as a matter of course it was shelled, as that is the way we sell corn in Tennessee
one thing and some to another, and the only way to ascer(we do not call the cob corn,) and would have written you
tain which those things are, is to keep an exact account to this effect, but preferred waiting until I could see Mr.
with each crop for a few years, and it is an easy matter to Armstrong, and ask him about it. It was some weeks be
know which pays best. It is true that farming is a slow
road to wealth, but it is sure in time. Any man with good fore I saw him, and since then I bave not had time to
health, (and without that he cannot succeed in any busiwrite. He told me that the premium was offered for only the largest yield of one acre. He had an acre measured
ness,) and a reasonable share of industry and go-a-headiin the best part of the field, and the corn gathered, shelled,
tiveness, can succeed in farming if he only sticks to it and measured, (not weighed,) was one hundred and sixty-six
makes it his business. FARMER Boy, Oak Hill, N. Y. bushels and some quarts, (I do not remember how many.) The corn was sound and good, as it weighed sixty pounds
SHRUBBERY. per bushel. Mr. Armstrong further told me that he had forty acres in corn, which made him four thousand bushels,
shels! No garden is complete without its shrubbery. A large or an average of one hundred busbels per acre. From garden of course, requires a good deal to keep it from being the same ground he gathered fifty two-horse wagon loads naked and bare in appearance, while a small one may, by a of pumpkins, forty bushels of peas, and ten bushels of judicious arrangement of clumps of shrubs, be made to appear beans.
Ipuch larger than it really is. The list of shrubs now cultiIf you still question the truth of the statement, you can vated is large, and constantly increasing. Equnlly with the address Jolin Flemming, Esq., Secretary of the Society, or
other branches of ornamental gardening, this department has by writing to any of our county or city officers, you can learn that the statement is true. You can also bear in
received greatly increased attention of late years. mind that this is the home of Indian corn and truthful men.
Shrubs are defined as plants with woody stems, perennial Knoxville, Tenn., Feb. 29, 1860.
in their nature, and which do not grow to any great height, A. C. CARNES.
say twenty feet as the limit. Above that height they are
properly trees. The great majority of shrubs bear flowers; (For the Country Gentleman and Cultivator.)
in many, tho flowers are succeeded by ornamental fruit; a COST OF RAISING GRAIN.
few are cultivated only for their foliage, ornamental bark, or
habit of growth. Most shrubs are spring flowering, but it is For the past five years I have kept an accurate account | desirable in planting a garden to make a selection which of the cost of all my farm products, with the view of shall embrace some of the late flowering varieties also. ascertaining which was the most profitable. The first year, In order to arrange shrubbery properly, it is absolutely 1855, I planted six acres of corn at a cost of $21.80 per necessary to be informed as to the usual height and habits acre, and total cost of $130.80 for cultivation. My piece of growth of the shrubs to be planted. It is a very common gave 186 bushels of corn or 31 bushels per acre. Deduct fauit that people order shrubs, perbaps making a very judithe worth of the fodder and pumpkins ($5 per acre) leaves cious selection of sorts, and neglect forming any plan for their $100.80 as the cost of the corn, or about 55 cents per
arrangement until they are received from the nursery, when bushel.
it is of course too late for much consideration respecting them ; Sold for 77 cents per bushel, giving a profit of
so the gardener is allowed to put them in wherever he chooses, 22 cents per bushel and $6.82 per acre.
and the result is, most likely, that mistakes are made which Ninc acres of oats cost $103.50, or $11.50 per acre for it will take years to rectify. cultivation, and giving 405 bushels of oats or 45 bushels Shrubs require very little care and attention beyond a per acre. Deduct the price of the straw $22, and we have somewhat particular pruning early in the spring, which is $81.50 as the cost of 405 bushels of oats, or about 24 cents necessary to preserve them of a good shape. No one should per bushel-sold for 42 cents per bushel, giving a profit begrudge the few hours labor which will be necessary for of 18 cets per bushel and $8.10 per acre.
this purpose, particularly as it may be performed at a time Eleven acres of rye cost $132 or $12 per acre, and gave when there is generally abundance of leisure. 198 bushels or 18 bushels per acre. Deduct the straw,
We add a list of select sbrubs, in which the dwarf sorts,
that is those not exceeding the height of five or six feet, aro $10, leaves $122 as the cost of 198 bushels of rye, or
placed first. The time of flowering is also designated : nearly 62 cents per bushel-sold for 75 cents per bushel,
Double Flowering Almond-Spring. giving a profit of 13 cents per bushel or $2.34 per acre. Berberis or Barberry, various sorts--Spring. Three acres of potatoes at a cost of $70.50, or $23.50
Calycanthus or Allspice-June.
Azalea or Swamp Pink-Spring. per acre-gave 528 bushels of potatoes or 176 bushels per Dentzias, various kinds, and all beautiful-June. acre, and 13 cents per bushel-sold for 44 cents per busbel,
Corchorus or Kerria Japonica-July to October.
Peonia Moutan or Tree Peonia-Spring. giving a profit of 21 cents per bushel and $36.96 per acre. Spireas, various kinds, all desirable--May to August. Thus it will be seen that my potatoes gave the largest
Spirea Reevesii flore pleno, especially beautiful.
Weigelia rosea and W. amabilis, very elegant shrubs with pink profit of any crop, and rye the smallest. The corn gave flowery-Spring. 31 per cent profit on the cost of cultivation—the oats 71 of the above, the smallest collection should contain Deut-the rve 191 and the potatoes 153.
zia gracilis, Spiren Reevesii f. pl., and Weigelia rosea. The past year I had seven acres of corn-cost $20 per of the taller shrubs, we would selectacre for 21 busbels of corn, which brings the corn at 95
Chionanthus Virginica or White Fringe-20 feet high when full
grown. cents per bushel. At the present price of corn, which is i Cydonia Japonica or Japan Quince, 6 to 8 feet high-Spring. $1, I have made just 5 cents per bushel profit or $1.05 on
Euonymus or Burning Bush, 10 feet. Ornamental berries in the
Autumn. the acre. Oats $11.40 per acre, for 47 bushels of oats, Altheas or Rose of Sharon, 10 to 12 feet, sometimes larger. Flowers costing 24 cents per bushel and selling for 37 cents, wbich in Autumn. We bave not found the Althea perfectly hardy of late
years, gives a profit of 13 cents per bushel and $6.11 per acre. Philadelphus Coronaria or Syringa. Very fragrant-July. Rye gives 24 bushels per acre, costing about 50 cents per
Ribes or Flowering Currant-beautiful-Spring.
Robinia hispida or Rose AcaciaJuly and intervals afterwards. bushel, and selling for 85 cents, which gives a profit of Syringa vulgaris or Common Lilac--Spring. 35 cents per bushel and $8.40 per acre. Potatoes, 205
Syringa-Persica or Persian Lilac-fine-Spring.
Viburnum opulus, Guelder Rose or Snow-Ball-June. bushels to the acre, costing 12 cents per bushel, worth 25 Of the taller shrubs, we should recommend particularly the cents, profit 13 cents per bushel or $26.65 per acre. The Philadelphus Coronaria or Syringa, Japan Quince, and Flowaverage produce for the five years, was
G. B. H.
the recent correspondence of the Alderman with Baron LIEBIG, to which we have heretofore alluded. Also to
ROBERT RUSSELL, Esq., of Edinburgh, for an interesting CULTIVA
article on “Grass Seeds," communicated by him to the
Highland and Ag. Society's Journal. Also to Mr. CHARLES ALBANY, N. Y., APRIL, 1860.
HENDRIE, of Airdrie House, for copies of recent Glasgow journals.
les The Second Annual Meeting of the "Association FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF THE lor Breeders of Thorough Bred Neat Stock.” as the full MAINE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE, 1859,-We are indebted
title of the association apparently runs—was held at Springto S. L. GOODALE of Saco, the Secretary of the Maine field, the 7th inst. We hoped to have been present, but Board of Agriculture, for this volume of over 250 pages. this proving impossible. we quote from the published reIt contains a large amount of valuable matter on practical
ports the following list of officers :agriculture, more especially in relation to cattle, grasses,
President-PAOLI LATHROP of South Hadley. and
Vice Presidente-Josiah Fogg of Deerfield, William Birnie of Spring
field, R. Linsley of West Meriden. Ct., Jacob N. Blakeslee of Water. the newer mowing machines, hay presses, &c., with many town. Ct. John Brooks. Jr., of Princeton, Mass. illustrations. The only improvement we could desire is a Secretary and Treasurer-H. A. Dyer of Hartford, Ct.
Committees on Pedigrees. -On Short-Horns, Herefords and Alder. subdivision of the work into heads, as it is now entirely neys–S. W. Buffum of Winchester, N. II., $. W. Bartlett of East deficient in chapters, sections, or indications of separate Windsor, Ct.. Phineas Stedman of Chicopee, Mass..
| On Devons and Ayrshires-Sanford Howard of Boston, E. G. Faile subjects,-a deficiency however partially made up by al of West Faris, N. Y., B. H. Andrews of Waterbury, Ct." good index. It is handsomely printed, and as a repository A report of the committee appointed at the previous of facts and experiments, is eminently creditable to the meeting, on pedigrees, and a supplementary report by Mr. Board and its intelligent and indefatigable Secretary. B. H. Andrews of Waterbury, Ct., on the scale of points for
HORN-AIL. Dr. Dadd, in his late excellent work on the Devons, elicited an animated discussion. The afternoon Diseases of Cattle, treats with great severity the common was chiefly occupied with the discussion of pedigrees and opinion that nearly every disease which attacks cattle is the imperfections of the Herd Books. the "horn-ail." or "hollow horn." or else "tail-ail”- the It was voted to liold the next anuual meeting at Springcoldness or heat which these parts exhibit when the animal field, on the first Wednesday in March, 1861. Breeders is sick, being only symptoms. We lately had a valuable cow of stock are requested to send the pedigrees of their anitaken sick, and kind neighbors directed the horns to be mals to the secretary before the 1st of February next. A bored, the tail to be shortened-in, &c. We suspected the session in the evening was devoted to a free conversationtrouble to arise from accidentally eating too much grain, al debate on root.culture and the feeding of roots. producing indigestion, and attendant evils, and according. Some of the speakers in the afternoon expressed themlv administered half a pint of freshly pounded, fresh char- selves as by no means satisfied with either the English or coal, mixed with a quart of water, and poured down the American Herd Books, and the proposition that a new animal's throat by means of a junk bottle. This is one of one, to be entirely purged of all imperfect or suspithe best, most efficient, safe and certain remedies we ever cious pedigrees, should be gotten up under the auspices of used for such diseases. It can scarcely in any case do in- the Association, actually met with so much favor from the jury. In the present instance the hollow horn and tail-ail meeting, that a committee was appointed to consider its were soon cured.
propriety and report another year. SOILING Cattle.—We make the following extract from A Good Cow. I had a cow, (which will be eighteen a private letter from a subscriber in Jefferson county: years old in April,) delivered of a fine calf on the 20th
"In your note to me of last August, you expressed a ult. I have owned her thirteen years, and twelve years wish that I would furnish you for publication, the result of since, we made (in the month of June) twenty-one and a my experience in the soiling of stock. I have hesitated quarter pounds of butter from her in seven days. She about doing so, for the reason that I do not wield the pen / had not calved for four years, but she was milked until of a ready writer,” and have some doubts about the pro- October last. I disliked to kill her, as she was fosterpriety of my attempting to write for the public eye. I am mother to my child, who will be 12 years old in April, and fully satisfied, however, that the soiling system is the sys- weighs 95 lbs. C. B. Uplands. tem for small farms, or for even large ones, if the land is MUSQUET GRASS.—I send you a small quantity of Texas mostly tillable. ' In speaking with my neighbors upon the Musquet grass seed, which, if it is not in your neighborsubject, about the first remark made by them is the inqui- lood, may be interesting to some of your farmers. I ry, will cows do as well ?" Perhaps the general impres- have raised it successfully at my farm at “Grotto Dell," sion may be that stock kept in this way will not do as well Roane Co., Va. I deem it a good and valuable grass for - this I think a mistake. At some future time I may fur- pastures, though inferior to timothy and clover for meadows nish you with the details of the method pursued by me, or for hay. JAMES A. Lewis. Kanauha C. H., Va. for publication, if you think them of sufficient importance Osier WuLow FOR HEDGES. If you will insert an into thie public."
I quiry as to how the Osier Willow is liked for live fence, I This subject of soiling cattle is one of much interest,
est, think it would be read with interest by many. I set 21 and there is a great desire for practical information in re
:rods last spring. It has nade a dense growth of fire feet, lation to it. We hope our correspoudent will furnish the details of his practice.
" and has been examined by many of our best farmers, who
unanimously pronounce it just the thing for the purpose IMPORTATION OF AYRSHIRES.-We learn that Mr. E.S. of fencing. Mice will not graw the bark, and the annual Poor, of South Danvers, Mass., has lately received two clippings can be sold for enough to pay well for all heifers and one bull of the Ayrshire breed from Scotland, trouble. Mr. P. W. of Auburn, remarked on viewing my They are said to be from the best blood in Scotland, and hedge—“I have all my life been looking for a hedge plant good judges here pronounce them as fine looking animals that would make a quick and durable fence, and now I as have been imported in that section. Mr. P. writes us think I have found it.” D. L. Halsey. Cayuga Co., N.Y. that after the heifers calve he intends to test them ac
| LICE ON Cattte.—In your issue of the 26th inst. I noeurately in comparison with “native" breeds, and we hope | he will favor us with the results for publication.
tice an inquiry as to what application will most speedily
destroy lice on cattle. Permit me for the benefit of C. H. 9" We are indebted to Mr. Alderman MECHI, for a M. and others, to give a little of my experience in the copy, in pamphlet form, of the Paper read by him before matter. During a number of years that I have kept catthe Central Farmers' Club, London, Feb. 6, on the “Sewer- tle. I have occasionally bad calves and full grown cattle age of Towns as it affects British Agriculture," with a copi- infested with vermin-have tried various remedies, but was ous Appendix, affording much statistical and other informa- never entirely successful until two weeks since, when tion of value in connection with the subject, together with I discovered that two of my young cows were very lousy.
At the suggestion of a neighbor who appeared to have the
GATE HINGES. utmost confidence in the remedy, I applied freely lamp oil from the head along the back, and behind as far down as
Messrs. EDITORS-Can you give me the best and most apthe udder—also in spots along the sides-it has proved
proved fixture for letting out or contracting the hinges of farin
B. entirely effectual. In two days after, upon examination,
gates, so as to compensate sagging? I found the slain in abundance, but none that were alive. The annexed figure shows a good contrivance. The upFayetteville, N. Y.
s. per side of the hinge, Posts SHOULD BE INVERTED.—Wm. Howe of Allegany (which is made just loose Co., relates in the Genesee Farmer, an experiment made enough to slide when reto test the comparative durability of posts set as they grew quired,) has a few notches. or top-end down. He says:-"Sixteen years ago, I set It passes through a ring, six pairs of bar posts, all split out of the butt cut of the
which by means of the nut same white oak log. One pair I set butts down, another pair, one butt down, the other top down; the others top!
below the bar on which down. Four years ago, those set butt down were all rot- | the hinge rests, is drawn ted off, and had to be replaced by new ones. This sum- tight, holding the hinge mer I had occasion to re-set those that were set top down. firmly to its place. When I found them all sound enough to re-set. My experiments it is desired to raise or have convinced me that the best way is to set them tops lower the latch end of the down."
gate, unscrew the nut just enough to allow the notches to IMPORTED "SYMMETRY."-We find the annexed notice of this splendid horse, which was imported last autumn by pass freely; slide it to the desired position, screw up again Dr. J. R. Woods of Albemarle county, Va., in the Char firmly, and the thing is done. To be firm and strong, this lottesville Advocate : “Symmetry was on our Court Square contrivance requires a good sized and solid heel post to on Monday last, for public inspection. So far as we could the gate-a thing which all gates should have, and which gather from the opinions of our farmers, it was generally lig
is no detriment to easy and successful working; for, beconceded that he fully comes up to the high praises which he has received at our State Fair and on exhibition in ing close to the hinges, it exerts no leverage to draw them other places, and that he is admirably suited to the pur- or cause sagging; and having a very short motion it does poses of this county."
not give any momentum to the gate against the latch post, BARLEY vs. Indian CORN.-The question, as to the which so frequently batters gates to pieces when heavy at relative value, pound for pound, of barley and Indian corn the latch end. for feeding farm stock, was recently discussed by an Ag. Society at Rhode Island. It was thought (as reported in
How to Raise Carrots. the Boston Cultivator,) by all who had used both, “that the barley meal was as valuable as the Indian for sows
EDITORS CULT. and Co. GENT.-In “Rural Affairs for suckling pigs, for young pigs, and for all swine except
1660," you recoinmend raising carrots for cows in villages.
Now I wish you to answer the following questions, through within a month of slaughter, when corn meal may harden
TUE CULTIVATOR-Ist. How should the ground be prepared ? the pork. It was thought best for milch cows, and for - 20. When should they be sowed?-30. What is the best sheep at lambing time, it is highly recommended. It was kind to raise ?-4:h. Ilow far apart should the drills be, and also thought good for making beef." Some had tried it how far a part in the drill should the carrots be when properly for working horses, but did not like it, though it is the thinned ?-5th. How much seed should be used to the square only grain given the hardy Arab steeds. The compara- rod ?--and 6th What will the seed cost to sow 10 rods. tive profit of its growth depends upon its success as a crop. I Sunny View Garden, 09:10.
G. W. B. Its failure in many sections where it has formerly flour 1. The carrot wants a deep, rather light, sandy loam ished, makes us prefer the surer product of Indian corn. soil, of the highest degree of fertility ; but will succeed on
Curious Fact IN CHEESE Making. In the celebrated a strong loam, if dry and mellow. When the subsoil is Goshen cheese dairies, it is found, according to a writer in bard, deep subsoiling is of great value. If thoroughly the Ohio Farmer, that the greater the amount of curd that plowed and manured the previous year, it would be best, can be obtained from a given amount of milk, the better except on the very lightest soils, which do not hold mawill be the curd or the quality of the cheese made from nure—2. Early sowing is best, say as early or before the it. And this difference in amount, under the management first planting of corn. Later crops are sometimes injured of various curd makers, is enough to astonish those who or prevented from vegetating by drouth---3. The long have no actual acquaintance with the matter. It is said orange and the white carrot are the two best sorts. The sometimes to equal a fourth of the whole amount.
white is perbaps most productive, and much more easily INDEPENDENT OF Peru. The farmers of Great Britain
tsin harvested—but it is not generaily considered to be quite are congratulating themselves that they are becoming
apoming so rich as food, and it is in greater danger of injury from more independent of the Peruvian Guano monopolists.
late autumnal frosta-4. Sow in drills with a planter, two The reports for the past year show that “while the sales
les and a half to three feet, and thin out to six inches in the of guano in 1859 were far short of former years, substi
drill, if the soil is rich ; or four inches if not rich, tutes can be obtained of equal value to the consumer at a lower price." Superphosphate of lime is now largely
GRAPES FROM CUTTINGS. made by local manufacturers, and the prices of raw mate- EDITORS Co. GENT. I send you the following remarks rials have been generally on the decline.
on the propagation of grapevines from cuttings, which may PROFITS OF HIGH FARMING.--In a late leeture, Mr. be done with very little trouble. Alderman Mechi, referring to his Tiptree Hall estate, said: Have a box 2 feet high, and about 24 wide—the length “For the last six years, my gain as landlord and tenant on as you require-fill half full of well pulverized soil-premy little farm of 170 acres has been nearly £700 (about pare the cuttings with three eyes-cut smooth below the $3,500, or over $20 per acre,) per annum. Even this bottom one-place them in a slanting position, with the year, with wheat at 42s. per quarter, I have gained £600, last bud just above the soil-take sixpenny white cotton after paying every expense. Of course, much of this gain cloth, and nail tightly over the box-give warm soft water has arisen from steam-power, drainage, deep cultivation, freely every evening-place the box in a sunny nook, and and other improvements; but the liquefied-manure system in a few weeks your box will be filled with grapevincs has greatly contributed to this result."
ready for potting or planting in borders. LARGE EAR Op Corn.--We bave been shown an ear of From one who is experimenting on the culture of the corn, brought from Kentucky, which had 26 rows, and vine in a small green-house in summer, and in the cellar about 1,000 kernels.
Lorong tl.c winter.
J. A. D.
and about things are nearls hen fruit of all kontain
A good the house aide behole or part counts, and
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IN M. R. PRINCE & CO., FLUSHING, N. Y., MARBLE HEAD DRUM HEAD. will continue to reduce their prices for Grapes in their Cata
This Cabbage is by far the most popular and profitable kind sold in logues published spring and fall,
Boston Market. It originated in Marblehead, Mass., and holds the
same rank among cabbages as the Hubbard squash among squashes, NATIVE GRAPES AT REDUCED FRICES.
being distinguished for its reliability for setting a symmetrical head The following 38 cents--per dozen : Alexander, Early Amber. El
remarkably hard and heavy. It is early, very fine grained and sweet, sinburg, Hartford Prolific, Minor or Venango, Northern Muscadine.
with a stump, when properly cultivated, of but one to two inches in The following 50 cents--$4.50 per dozen : Albino, American Ham
length, t'nder fair cabbage culture, ninety-five per cent. will set good burgh, Baldwin, Blackstone, Brinckle, Canby's August or York Ma.
heads to the acre ; under good culture, frequently every plant on an deira, Cassady. Concord, Diana, Emily, Franklin, Garriques, Halifax,
acre will set a marketable head. A package of the best variety of Herbemont, Kilvington, Kingsessing. Lenoir, Louisa, Marion Port,
this cabbage, the Stone Mason, containing seed more than sufficient Mary Ann, Missouri, Norton's Virginia, Ohio or Jack, Ohio Prolific,
to raise a winter's supply for one family, forwarded post-paid to any Raabe, Rebecca, St. Catherine, Summer Black, Wine Arbor, Winslow.
part of the United States for 25 cents. Une pound of seed forwarded The following 30 to 75 cents-5 to 48 per dozen: Bland, Canadian
post-paid on the receipt of $4, or for $3 to parties paying their own Chic, Child's Superb, Clara, Ozark, (3 varieties.) To kalon, Union
freight. I aim to introduce no product new to the public that will not Village. The following 75 cents-$8 per dozen: Baltimore, Black
be a full return for the money they invest. I will give five dollars to King, Coleman's White, Early Hudson, Hensell's White, Holmes or any person for one ounce of seed of any Drumhead Cabbage, that Old Colony, Large True Marion, Manhattan White, Monteith Cluster,
will excel this variety.
JAMES J. H. GREGORY, Mustang, Napoleon, Pond's Seedling, Potter's Catawba, Purdy's Pro
Marblehead, Mass. lific, Ramsdell, Scuppernong. (3 varieties.) Secord's White, Somer. ville, Troy Hamburgh. The following 75 cents to $1: Anna, Catawis.! INARM FOR SALE.-Situated about half a mile sa, Ive's Seedling, Long, Los Angelos, Longworth's Catawba, Miles, T of the pleasant village of Wallingford, New Haven county, State Offcr. White King. The following at $1: August Coral, (true) Brad. of Connecticut, and about three-fourths of a mile of the Hartford and dock. Carter's Favorite, Early Isabella, Empire. El Paso, Graham, New Haven depot. The buildings are nearly new and very convenient, Gridley, lyde's Eliza, (true) White Isabella, White Shonga. The and well located. A good Orchard of grafted fruit of all kindsa following $1 to $2: Delaware, (by some called Native) Taylor or Bul-spring of water is brought to the house and barn. Said farin contains litt. Logan, Ontario and Purple Catawba. The following $2 to $3:about one hundred and twents acres. The whole Allen's Hybrids, Rogers' llybrids, and Cuyahoga: and in the spring to suit a purchaser. It is as good a farm as there is in the county, and the following, $1 to $1.50; Cuyahoga, Delaware, (called dative by will be sold on reasonable terms. For particulars inquire of some.) Logan, Taylor or Bullitt, Ontario, Purple Catawba, Allen's Mar. 1-w2tınlt.
P. WRITTELSEY, Wallingford, Conn. Ilybrids, $2 to 83, and in the spring, Maxitawny, Blue Favorite. Wilmnington and many others. Isabella and Catawba, one and two years,
SOMETHING THAT EVERY FARMER OUGHT TO KNOW. $4 to $8 per 100. Clinton, one and two years. $7.50 to $10 per 100. Concord, Diana, and Hartford Prolific, $25 to $30 per 100.
Foreign Grapes,- All usual varieties 50 cents-$4 per dozen; and all the new varieties at reduced rates.
Blackberries-New-Rochelle, Dorchester, Parsley-leaved, &c. Rasp. berries-Antwerp, Fastolff, Franconia, Brinckle's Orange, Allen, &c. Currants-Versailles, Cherry, Caucase, White Grape, Fertile d'Angers, Victoria, &c. Strawberries-A collection unequalled by any other, and at the lowest rates (see Catalogue.) Rhubarb-- Linnaeus, Victoria, Prince Albert, Magnum Bonum, &c. Spanish Chestnuts, Filberts, Figs. Pomegranates, Mulberries. &c. Stocks--Apple, Pear, Mazzard, Mahaleb and Angers Quince. 18,000 Norway Spruce, 8 to 10 feet. 12,000 Arborvitæ, fine form, 6 to 10 feet 10,000 Silver Maples. 8 to 12 feet. 50,000 Osage Orange, 1 and 2 years. Bell and Round Cranberries. IM HAT D. W. SHARE'S PATENT Large Apples, large Standard and Dwarf Pears in bearing, large Cherries and Dwarf do., large Plums, Seeds-Osage Orange and Sorghum,
COULTER HARROW, HORSE HOEING MACHINE, and PO. Chinese Potato or Dioscorea, $3 per 100. Bulbs-Gladiolus, French
TATO-COVERING AND HOEING MACHINE, will save labor enough Hybrids, 70 varieties, 15 cents to $1; Tuberoses, Amarylis, Jacobean
in one season to pay their cost, if used understandingly; and ManuLuy, Tiger Flowers, Japan Lilies, Cyclamens, Oxalis, and 300 splendid facturers ought also to know that one of the best investments of the varieties of Dahlias. N. B. We ask especial attention to our Descrip
present day is to purchase the right of the above implements, as sevetive Cataloge of Grapes, comprising 400 varieties. Mar. 22-wlt*
ral States remaln yet unsold. All orders for the above promptly at
tended to, except from territory sold. MY REAT CURIOSITY.-Particulars sent | Patentee, who will send Circulars or any information desired, free to
For further particulars, address the subscriber, manufacturer and U free. Agents wanted.
SHAW & CLARK,
D. W. SHARES,
DRAFT HORSE CHAMPION
Winner of the FIRST PREMIUM at the New York State Fair in 1878 -ALSO at the United States Fair at Chicago in 1859- Also at the Me. chanical and Agricultural Association's Fair at St. Louis, 1859. Champion is now 7 years old--16% hands high-is of a beautiful dapple grey, and weighs 1,705 pounds. He was got by imported Clyde, out of Lady Dow, by imported Rainbow-her dam a Clydesdale mare, imported by Mr. Strachan of Pickering, Canada West, in 1836.
CHAMPION is now offered FOR SALE-also some fine young fillies sired by him. Address CHARLES T. MACK, Lockport, March 29-w&mit."
Niagara Co. N. Y.
DRAFT HORSE CHAMPION.
ALL KINDS OF AGRICULTURAL BOOKS. THOROUGH-BRED NORTH DEVONS AT Farmers, Gardeners, Nurserymen, Fruit-growers, Dairymen, Cattle
PUBLIC AUCTION. Dealers, and all persons interested in tilling the soil or adorning their
The subscriber intends holding his Second Public Sale of DEVON grounds and dwellings will be supplied with the most complete as CATTLE early in the coming June. when he will offer between 20 and sortment of Books relating to their business that can be found in the
30 head of his own breeding-all Herd Book animals, and of superior world, hy
excellence. As at his previous sale, each lot will be started at a very C. M. SAXTON, BARKER & Co.,
low up-set price, and sold, without reserve, to the highest bidder over Agricultural Booksellers and Publishers of the Horticulturist, that amount.
No. 25 Park Row, New York, Catalogues will be ready about the middle of April, with pedigrees 07 Catalogues gratis. Books sent by mail. AGENTS WANTED. and full particulars.
C. S. WAINWRIGHT, Mar 15--W 13tm3t
The Meadows, Rhinebeck, N. Y
PROPRIETORS OF THE
ALBANY, N. Y.,
EMERY'S PATENT RAILROAD HORSE POWER,
AMONG WHICH MAY BE FOUND
country, and all seeds WARRANTED FRESH and GENUINE, and true to Countries, and all are made under their own personal supervision,
name and kind, and combine all modern improvements. The materials are of the Their newly published and highly BEST Metals and Timber used in any like establishment, and their Workmanship and Beauty of Finish are unequalled.
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE, For this portion of their Manufactory it has become necessary to Embraces a large fund of valuable information in relation to the con. make a distinct department, and which is devoted exclusively to that struction and uses of the various Machines and their principles of opepurpose. The great variety of Implements, as Plows, Cultivators, ration; also the finest and BEST COLLECTION OF ILLUSTRATIONS of MaHarrowe, Seeding Machines, &c., enables the purchaser to make his chines and Implements ever published, together with a Price List, selection to suit in every respect.
Terms of Sale, and Warranty--which is furnished gratis to all appliThe Character of the Work from this long and well known estab-cants upon receipt of a three.cent stamp to prepay the postage. lishment is too well known to need comment here. The Proprietors
EMERY BROTHERS, would only say they will endeavor to maintain that reputation so long April 1--W&mit
62 & 64 State st., Albany, N, Y.