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7 ,1 spois 130 feet; in diameter 30 to 39 inches throughout their three-fourths as much." He sows a peck of seed to the length-straiglato i Without knots, with scarcely any sap, acre. Mr. W. commenced with four cows, but in fifteen sound, strong and not weighty."
year's kept twenty-four çows on the same farm, and is now * The Seventh Annual Report of the Secretary of keeping 80 head of cattle, having feased another farm. the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture, for the year 1859, Large Hogs.--Having lately sent you an account of a is at hand with commendable promptness. The attention few erosses of large, heavy, fat hoge made by some of of the Board during the past year, has been occupied our Burlington county farniers this year, I now send you, chiefly in the collection of statistical and other informa- the account of six hogs fed and killed by Benj. White, tion upon various subjects relating to 'agriculture and the near Jacksonville, of this county-one cach year in size results of its investigations are embodied in the reports of successive years--yiz; iný
oping with the committees to which special topics were assighod, pre- In 1847...
........... Weight 606 pounds. rhely sented and accepted at the annual meeting by Tatjuary | 1820: ::
823 1.5. in 908 The Horticultural information contained in the report on 1850, .
827 "ebogy general Fruit Culture, is interesting and useful.* The reports of the Delegates to the various exhibition of the All net dressed weight-averaging 74855 pounds each. county and other societies, are a valuable featue. An Other instances of individual hogs of large weight might Appendix contains the general "Statytes relating to Agri-be given; but this being for six consecutive years, we culture, recently passed or amended, including the Dog think hard to be beaten.
WATSON NEWBOLD. law, the law for the préservation of certain animals and Burlington Co., N. J. iw Vigi , gorto od birds, &c.
111 30) 9:13
PROPER DEPTH or PLANTING CORN, At a recent meet Mr. E. W. DENNISON, of 163 Washington-sti, Bosing of a Farmer's Club in Illinois, Mr Waterbury read thei ton, has seut us sanüples of Tree and Plant Labels wang following, table, from the old Prairie, Farmer, showing factured by him in Wood and Zinc. There are four sizes the time at which corn came up when planted at differenti in wood, so cheaply furnished as to make it an bbject for depths, from one to six inches :
borcibis od vam plant-growers and nurserymen to purchase instead of makol No. 1-1.inch corn came up in 8% dAYA. ing them the price being only from 19 to 62 cents per
F. 21%-inch corn came up in sy dastet?. 329. 9T
3-2-inch corn came up in 10 daye, gaina, 51}"* 10esls thousand. Of the zinc labels there are three sizes, in
27-inch corn came up in 11% days.
I poleg GL13 inch corn come up in 12 days! tended to be attached by wire, and written upon with a 6-3%-inch corn came upán 13 daysia : ,13 901 b979 ito ai chemical ink, a receipt for making which is given, or it) 7- inch corn came up in 12% days. can also be had ready made of Mr. D. The price of the line inch.corn 9 1 T - JY, Pita13 AnalvI
95-inch cornzinc labels is from $2 to $3 per 1,000 only. Samples of 18-5%-inch con came up in 1914 days.? !?!Siol. 3ds
11-6-inch cornthe whole may be seen at this office.
Nos. 8, 9, and 11, were dug up after 22 days and it was Doés Gypsum SERYE TO Fix AMMONIA IN STABLES, &c. found that No. 8 had one inch more to grow to reach the sury -Statements and recommendations, implying sometimes face; Nos. 9 and 11 had just sprouted, but were short, and a positive and sometimes a negative answer to the above were within three inches of the surface. No: 10 came up in. question, may be found in the columns of this paper. 17} days, but the tender leaf remained green only six days, Some of our correspondents incline to one view, and others and then withered. The more shallow the seed was corered. to the opposite one. One correspondent not long ago ex. by the earth, the more rapidly the sprout made its appears pressed himself as quite skeptical as to the property usual
ance, and the stronger afterwards the stalk. ",38 1, iy ascribed to gypsum when merely sprinkled in the dry
Mr. Waterbury said his experience taugbt him that statė upon the floor of a stable or upon a manure heap,
three-quarters of an inch was the best depth. He would? basing his doubts or disbelief upon the fact that while dry
step on the hill after planting; this would pack the ground, or undissolved, plaster can absorb but little or none at all,
and the dews would keep it moist. and that it requires about 500 parts (say ounces) of water At a meeting of the trustees, held on the 13th April, to dissolve one part (ounce) of this substance.
Rev. Dr. J. W. Scott, late President of Washington Col. While such diversity of opinion exists, perhaps no one lege, Pa., was elected President of the Maryland State will be acknowledged as competent to decide the question Agricultural College. with anthority, save some chemists of established charac- SPROUTING SEED POTATOES.—The Rural New-Yorker ter and skill. But meanwhile, the decision pronounced gives an account of some experiments with potatoes, show. by the Editor of the N. British Agriculturist is worthy ing that “ from a whole potato, as a general rule, only from of consideration. He says-“ It (gypsum) is found in two to four of the strongest eyes grew, the others remain. practice not to be a good fixer of ammonia in stables, ing dormant--the eyes obtaining the first start appearing byres, &c."
to have exhausted the nutriment in the potato before those "The editor of the Boston Cultivator has seen a part slower in growing had got ready to claim their share. The of the fat sheep fed by JURIAN Winne in this county, and same potato cut in two, three, or even four pieces, would noticed lately in our columns. Our contemporary says that give about the same number of shoots to ench set, though only 120 had then been slaughtered, the averaged dressed the smaller the sets the weaker were the shoots. . To these weight of wlich" was 96 lbs. caeh." We understand that rules there were some exceptions, for occasionally most of Mr. Winnie received for the lot, seven and one-eighth cents the eyes in a whole potato would commence growth about per pound, live weight-probably announting to eleven or the same time, and a good many small shoots would be the twelve dollars per liead. They were questionably a result, while sometimes a very small set would give one or very superior lot--some good judges say the best they two strong shoots." have erer seen in this country," ).
Englisi FARMING.-The Detroit Tribune copies the PEAS WITH SPRING RYE.-One of my neighbors has al- published report of the second lecture on English Agricul wars made it a practice to sow pens with spring rye. One ture, delivered at the recent Yale Course by one of the gives support to the other, and the rye keeps the peas editors of this paper, prefacing an extended editorial no-: from lodging, they then being less liable to mildew, When tice with the following paragraph: . harvested and threshed they can be easily separated, and we have before remarked that of all the Agrientury thus two crops are secured in one season from one piece ists and " commissioners" who have crossed the Atlantic for of ground, with very little extra labor. .
8. the purpose of studying European Agriculture. L. H. Tucker MILLET FOR Much Cows.-Elijah Wood, Jr., of Con: appears to have taken the best course for deriving benefit
w from the excursion. He has visited the best agricultural discord, Mass., who has been for twenty years in the milk
tricts of Gront Britain, Ireland and France, also the principal business, said (as reported in the N. E. Farmer,) at a re
re-exhibitions or cattle shows and the most celebrated farmers, cent agricultural meeting in Boston, “If I can attribute and held a big talk with men whose practical knowledge my success to any one crop, it is millet. I first cut two tons of productive farming is beyond question. When the values of millet, and soon increased it to twenty tons. * * Mil ble information which Mr. Tuoker has acquired, is diffused for let is not so good as English bay, but is worth two-thirds or land wide through the large circulation of the Country Gen.
orow they are hoed and
and would be injurious or of the wingend for a cireudarja
Maricultural Worke, Ulica: )
tleman, of which he is one of the editors and proprietors, a
STEEL PLOWS. vast arnount of good will be conferred on the farming com- T E E'LPLOWS. We brenmantifacturing manity. si juo
for the spring trade large numbers of our Mohawk Valley Clipper
Plows with steel mold-board and land-side, with steel or cast point as PRA NETS. "The pea-nuts may be sown in Virginia and desired, and would refer you to the following persnns, who have them more south, from April to May, and more north or west
in usein 12 i 10 MO h nitrat **T one month later; it is necessary to have the ground plow.
John Johnston Geneva N. Y. .. bukod
Donato ed, and drills made one foot broad and the hills six inch-1 Wmn. Suupmer. Pomaria S. C. . STARS WITH BUSI! Die
Toch R. C. Ellis, Lyons, N. Y. es high, all parallel. It is on the top of these hills that DOL. AIT. Sinimet, Long Swamp, the pea-nut seeds are put from one to two inches deep and A Bowmantica, NYA Tr. rongoliuotit es?! 1115 from six to eight inches apart. When the plant begins to P. Mackie'Erica, NY.
W o d a 31341353.? H 10 grow they are hoed and hilled—this opération is renewed Wošare also manufacturing Sayre's Patent Horse Hoe' and Potato when the seed is formed, and would be injurious in the covering Machine Bayre's Patent Oultivator Teeth in quantities for time of blossoming; the ground must be kept clear of li
the trade, and all kinds of steel and stage work in the agricultural
SAYRE & REMINGTON, weeds."
| Jan. at Mar. 1 --intr. Union Agricultural Works, Ulica, N. Y,
its AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES.
to NIANSEMONDO SWEET POTATOI del
210791 THE KENTUCKY STATE AGA SOCIETY are to hold two or superior quality, packed to go long distances safely, by Tobacco Fairs in May-one at Paducah on the 9th, and
Expreso 406, d?1000, 42; 5000, 89; 10,000, $15--during
May and fune. Our plants bave produced fine crops in the other at Louisville on the 16th. At these Fairs over $2,000 is to be paid in premiums on Tobacco.
E i the North for many years, even as high as 44o. 3 brid Their regu
Circular of directions in culture, and experience of our lar State Fair is to be held near Bowling Green, com
patrons, lent Yor a stamp. - C. B, MURRAY, mencing Sept. 18, and continuing five days. R. W. SCOTT, W 710i Jub! bulb (late O. S. Murray & Sonsen Esq., Frankfort, is the Secretary, to whom communications' '1934YIL 3191 T i . Foster's Crossiness Sost may be addressed
inilai xia ut i d peal 7 99dNar:291-weowti | May Imit . Warten Co. Obto, ut Re The next State, Fait of Illinois is to be held at TSA W T'
ON BLACKBER RY.-To Jacksonville, beginning on the 10th and closing on the eginning on the 10th and closiner on the UK obtain the original Variety for field or garden culture, address
19, 991) ***, ?, WM. LAWTON, Xew Rochelle NY 15th of September. A premium of one thousand dollars Circulars, with ample directions, will be forwarded to all appli. is offered for the best steam plow.'
* Auk. 1-m12t. Indiana State Fair. I notice in the last number of R U CK EYE PREMIUM MO WE R.: the Journal of the N. Y. State Ag. Society, an erroneous
WITH FLEXIBLE FOLDING BAR. BU announcement of the time of our State Fair. The Indiana State Fair will be held at Indianapolis, commencing on ],The farm
The farmer intending to purchase a Mower, will find it to his advan.
tage to examine the Buckeye for 1860, which combines all those Moriday the 150lt Oet., and continue during the week. features which have given it its present reputation, that of We are fitting up new grounds of over thirty acres, with THE BEST MOWING MACHINE IN THE WORLD. newstructures and greatly improved general arrangements. together with several important improvements added the present Qar Premium List of Twelve Thousand Dollars Cash, erobraces Four premiums on Stock of $200 each, Ten on Stock, Farms and Machinery, of $100 each, and some thirty or forty premiums of $50 each, being nearly double the amount ever given before. ; W. Ť. DENNIS,
.: . Sec'y Ind. State Board. TeThe 10th Annual Fair of the PUTNAM Co. Ag. SoCIETY, will be held at Brewster's, on the 25th, 26th and 27th days of September, 1860, (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.) The officers of the Society are, President-CHAUNCY R. WEEKS, Carmel, Secretary-G. Mortimer Belden, Carmel.
Treasurer--Saxton Smith, Putnam Valley, and six Vice Presidents. OFFICERS OF THE ONTARIO Co. AG. SOCIETY FOR 1860:
President-WILLIAN S. CLARK, Victor,
Vice-Presidents-Wm. G. Donelson, Bristol: C. Edward Shepherd,
AS IT APPEARS IN THE FIELD.
The machine is supported on two driving wheels, which act together Rec. Secretary John W. Holberton, do.
or separately, keeping the knives in motion in turning either to the Treasurer-George Gorham,
right or left. 111 Town Committees of three from each town in the county..
The cutter bar is attached to the frame by a DOUBLE HINGE JOIST, NIAGARA CO. AG. SOCIETY.-I send you a list of the
which allows either end to rise or fall without affecting the other.
adapting itself to all inequalities of the surface, and also adding great. officers of the Niagara Co. Ag. Society for 1860: '
ly to the strength of the machine. President-FRANKLIN SPALDING, Lewiston.
1 WHEX XOT IN USE THE CUTTERS CAN BE INSTANTLY FOLDED OVER THE Vice President-0. P. Knapp, Lockportt
FRONT OF THE FRAME, RENDERING THE MACHINE AS PORTABLE AS A COM,
MOX CART. Treasurer-E. A. Hall,
. ) One of the strongest proofs of the great success of the Buckeyer Secretary-P. D. Walter,
Mower, is found in the fact that, since its introduction, so many other Directors-D. A. Van Valkenburgh, Lockport; Philip Freeman,
machine manufacturers have changed the construction of their own Royalton; Wm. Robinson, Lockport; Thos. Scovel, Cambria; A,
machines, and introduced features in IMITATION of the BUCKEYK, Cainpbell, Newlane; D. Basserman, Lockport.
These imitations are all necessarily failures, as the desired advanta. The Society have, for several years past, held a Fair gey cannot be attained without infringing the Buckeye Patenty. :
The DOUBLE JOINTED, FLEXIBLE BAR, BELONGS EXCLUSIVELY and Show in the spring, for the exhibition of stock ani.
TO THE BUCKBYE MOWER, AND IS SECURED BY THE PATENTS OF SYLIA
BOSTAINED AGAINST ALI, INFRINGEMENTS. selecting such as they wonld prefer to breed from also
The greatest eare will be taken in the selection of material, and the for the sale of stock, seeds, implements, &c. &c. . This construction of the Machine, and the Buckeye of 1860 will present
more claims than ever before, to the consideration of the farmer Lockport on the
wishing to secure the best Mowing Machine. * of May...! 7 PLUS 90 96 31 3731 03 : Orders must be sent early to Secure Machines. My unfilled orders
of last season amounted to several hundred. Descriptive Circular, The Onondaga County Fair is to be held at Syra- with testimonials, forwarded by mail.
JOHN P. ADRIANCE, Manufacturer and Proprietor... cuse, Sept. 26, 27 and 28. T raunla olay no entoidut
Poughkeepsie, N, Y. and Worcester, Mass. vu
Die Warehouse 165 Greenwich St., near Courtland, New York The second Annual Fair and Cattle Show of the
SCHOONMAKER & JOHNSON, Agents Afton Agricultural Society, will be held at the village of
Coeymans, Albany Co., N. Y.7492
JAS. WALKER & CO.. Agents Afton, Chenango Co., on the 12th and 13th of Sept. next. ! April 26-w&mtr.
Schenectady. N. Y
167 K I Ꭱ B YᏚ Ꭺ Ꮇ Ꭼ Ꭱ CA N H A Ꭱ V E S T E Ꭱ. "
AS A MOWER-WEIGHS ONLY 660 LBS. AS
IMPROVED FOR 1860.
ness of draft cause it consider it be is this summer, are used a Ketch.
dersigned with himachine, other mack SANDER
lity, light very part vork, join having used m
LIGHTNESS OF DRAFT is one of over all other machines I have knowledge of. In lightness of draft, the most important points to be looked to in selecting a Mow
and freeness of side draft, it has no equal, and the perfect control the ing and Reaping Machine. To secure this the Machine itself should
driver in his seat bas over the machine, makes it the most desirable be light, and yet made of such material as to insure perfect strength,
machine in the market; and I can cheerfully recommend my friends durability, and freedom from injurious effects produced on some ma
in want of a machine, to buy the Kirby American Harvester, and to chines by exposure to the weather. The frame of the Kirby machine
buy the combined machine; for a farmer is short-sighted to buy a is made of iron, in one piece, and of such form as to secure the great.
machine that will do but hall of his work, when for a little extra he est strength with the least possible weight. The boxes of the gearing
can get one to do all.
EDWIN WILLIAMS. shafts are cast on, and are a part of this frame-thus securing beyond
MINDEN, Montgomery Co., N. Y.. Jan. 24, 1860. a doubt that all the gearing shall retain the same relative position, MESSRS, B, & A, SMITH: Gents The Kirby American Harvester without reference to exposure to wet or heat, as long as the machine that I bought of you this season, has given me entire satisfaction. lasts; while in machines with wood frames, or frames of wood and I consider it by far the best Machine in use in this section, and I am iron combined, the relative position of the gears and all the bearings familiar with most of the prominent Machines. I have used a Ketch. must inevitably be changed by every exposure to rain and sunshine; um Machine for six years, and sold it this summer. I decided to try thus the gears are made to mash too deep and run hard, or not deep the Kirby, because I consider it by much the best Machine in light. enough, and actually slip gear, and any one at all acquainted with the ness of draft and its adaptation to uneven surfaces. I know of no qualities of timber can see that the working and drait of a machine Machine that will in any way equal it. It works perfectly as a Reaper, may by this means be very much affected, and from this cause alone I reaped all my grain with it. I would recommend it as fully for reapmay possibly become entirely useless in two or three seasons. The ing as mowing. I am at a loss to understand why a fariner will buy a Kirby is free from any such objection. The boxes are lined with Bab. machine that will mow only, when he can get one that will do the bit metal, and the longer it is used the easier it will work. Send for whole work. You have but to get a farmer to try the Kirby, and he book with full description and the opinions of those who have used is sure to buy it. Yours respectfully, them.
The undersigned, having used Mr. Sanders' Kirby Machine, and GLENVILLR, Schenectady Co., N. Y., Sept. 26, 1859. . GENTLEMEN I have used one of Kirby's American Harvesters two
seen it at work, join with him in recommending it to the public as a
very perfect and desirable Machine, and would say that it is far seasons, and am perfectly satisfied that in respect to durability, lightn'ess of draft, ease of management and quality of work, it is surpassed
ahead as a Mower and Reaper to any other machine in this section, by no other machine with which I am acquainted, either as a mower
S. P. SMITH, or reaper, and there are a number of different machines in the neigh
Jan. 24, 1860.
JACOB P. BELLINGER. borhood. I have used it on both smooth and rough ground, and am satified there is no machine before the public which, for lightness of
PISHKILL, Duchess Co.. N. Y.. Jan. 1, 1860. draft, amount of work, and ability to keep the surface of the ground, D, M, OSBORSE & Co.: Gents-The Kirby Machine I bought of your through ditches and over stones, free from side drast, comfortable agent at Poughkeepsie, works to a charm-it suits me exactly. As a position for the driver and raker, workmanlike manner in wbich the Mower, I found the draft light, very easy for two horses; there is no grass and grain are cut and laid, and durability, all considered, com weight on the necks of tho horses, and very little side draft. I can bine so many advantages as this machine; therefore I cheerfully re. mcı an acre of grass an hour with ease. Por simplicity, durability, commend it above all others, to any farmer who wishes a machine. and strength, the Machine is superior to any I ever saw. I cut twen.
Yours, DANIEL KNAPP. ty-five acres grass over smooth, rough and uneven ground, and it TOD, M. OSBORNE & Co..
travels over small ditches without any difficulty. The independent OASA JOHARIE, Feb. 21, 1860.
action of the finger bar I consider a decided improyement; it makes MESARS, B. & A. SMITH: Gents—I have used your Kirby American
the.machine better aeapted to rough, uneven ground. Keep the Harvester the past season with entire satisfaction, both as a Mower!
knives sharp, and there will be no difficulty in mowing any kind of and Reaper. I have cut lodged clover around the piece, cutting it
grass, either coarse or fine. I consider the Kirby Machine preferable the way it was lodged, shorter stubble than my neighbors did with the
to any other I have seen, and would cheerfully recommend it to any Hallenbeck machine, cutting against the lodge. I am satisfied I did
that need one.
Yours, &c., SYLVESTER TOWNSEND. much better work than I could have done with the scythe or any other Manufactured by D. M. OSBORNE & CO., AUCURN, N. Y., and 145 machine that I have used. As a Reaper, I do not think it has an
Pratt st., BALTIMORE, Md., and for sale at their factories, and by their equal; it reaps perfectly, cutting all of the grain and delivering it so it will dry about as well as from the cradle. 'I am satisfied a farmer agents, GRIFYING BROS. & Co., 60 Courtlandt street, New York: WRl save enough with it from his farm in one year, more than he PLANT & BRO., St. Louis, Mo.; HOOKER & JONES, 107 Lake st., conld with the cradle. to pay the price of the reaper attachment. Its Chicago: CARTER & BUCHANAN. Louisville, Ky: ARMSTRONG independent action of the driving wheel, allowing it to be in a dead Tur'ow and passin over obstructiong without interfering with the l& CO., Nashville, Tenn., and by agents in every county. cutter.bar, so it cuts a uniform height of stubble, is a great superiority April 12-May 24
Contents of this Number.
Address: Tunction, Rensselaer C
C R A N BERRY * PLAN T.S.
Largental Grouwatering The The
THE GREAT A U S T.IN
NEW AND VALUABLE PLANTS.
B. K. BLISS
Would respectfully inform his friends that his new PLANT CATAEditorial Notes Abroad--Agriculture of Norfolk,....
LOGUE is now ready, and will be mailed to all applicants enclosing a How to Make Farming Pay-III-by S. EDWARDS TODD,
140 1 three-cent stamp. It will be found to contain many novelties in the Deep Plowing Opposed, by J. G, C.,....
way of DAHLIAS, PHLOXES, VERBENAS, PETUNIAS, CHRY. Farm Improvement, No. 3-Keeping Stock, .
SANTHEMUMS, FUCHSIAS, &c. &c., well deserving the attention Corn Growing in Pennsylvania, by JAMES M. KINKEAD,
143 of all who may wish to ornament their grounds during the ensuing Duchess County Agricultural Society....
143 season. Address
B. K. BLISS,
Springfield, Mass. Callanan's Drain Trencher,......
148 Importance of Farmer's Clubs,......
CRANBERRY CUL TURIST. Western New York As. and Mech. Association,..
149 The Woodward Gate, by Geo. E, WOODWARD,.. Culture and Value of Millet, by C. Wood Davis..
154 A Practical Treatise on thc Culture of this excellent fruit, sent to Importance of Farm Accounts, by N, REED,.
105 all applicants on receipt of 12 cents in postage stamps. Address Best Way to Make Hay Caps, by E.,....
W. H. STARR, Farmers Should Teach Each Other,.....
158 Ap 26-W2tmit
East New-London, Conn. Inquiries and Answers.... Clod Crushers, Book Farming, &c., by BOOK FARM
HORSE POWERS AND THRESHDeath of Hon, B. V. French, by COLUMELLA
U ING MACHINES for sale by Composting Anirnal Matter, by S. D...
ACHINES for sale by
ou cui street, New York.
! Corn Culture in Kentucky, by A KY, PARMER,
May 1-m3t Notes for the Month, ..........
T. GRANT'S PATENT DOUBLE BLAST TUE GRAZIER AND BREEDER Live and Dead Weight of Cattle,
FAN MILLS. Sheep Feeding in Albany County,
They will chaff and screen wheat in passing through the mill once, Vertigo in Horses, by B. F. E.,....
in the most perfect manner, and all kinds of grain and seed. War Pleuro-Pneumonia in Cattle,....
ranted the very best in use. Seratches in Horses, by Nor a V. S...
Patent Rights for sale of all the Western States. Western Hog House and Corn
I. T. GRANT & CO Treatment of Spavin,...
Junction, Rensselaer Co.. N. Y. Cotton Seed Meal for Cattle... Sheep-Coarse vs, Fine Wooled, by 8. L. B., Gain in Feeding Cattle, by JOHN JOHNSTON, Feeding Cut Hay to Hogs, by J. L. R.,....... Cooked Feed for Hogs, by J. WIDNEY, ..
500,000 cultivated Cranberry Plants of the celebrated Brli, or Up Film on the Eyes of Cattle, by W. P.,....
land, and CHERRY or Marsh varieties, on the most favorable terms.
WM, H, STARR, East New London Nurseries,
East New London, Conn, Culture of the Currant--Best Varieties,
139 The Peach Borer--Egeria exitiosa, by T. V. PETICOLAS, .......... How to Grow Large Cauliflowers,....
SHAKER SEEDLING STRAWBERRY.
This remarkable Seedling originated at the Shaker settlement in Trees-- The Borer in the Hickory- The Curculio, by H.,...)
157 Watervliet, N. Y., four years ago, and having proved it to be perfect
ly hardy, a great bearer, and fine-favored, we now offer it to the pubRURAL IMPROVEMENT.
lic, feeling confident that it will give satisfaction. It was grown beBalloon Frames for Buildings, No. 3, by GBO. E. WOODWARD,..... 147
side the Wilson's Albany Seedling last year, and proved to be quite as Gates for Parks, Country Sents, Farms, &c., by (ko, E, WOODWARD,
productive, and about twice as large. The Austin Seedling is believed Western Hog House and Corn Crib, by C. G. TAYLOR,..........
to be the LARGEST STRAWBERRY IN THE WORLD. The following is a Plans of Grounds, ................
correct description : Plant vigorous ; foliage very large; foot stalks
long and stout ; fruit very large, and broadly conical; color, bright THE DAIRY DEPARTMENT.
criinson; flesh rather firm, mildly acid with a rich and high Qavor: Clean Milking of Cows, by G. P. S......
flowers staminate; in full bearing about the 25th of June. Many of Cotton Seed Meal for Milch Cows, by JUDSON WADSWORTH, .......
the berries will measure over two inches in diameter. Twelve picked
from a bed without extra selection, weighed one pound. We are DOMESTIC ECONOMY.
aware that many new seedling strawberries have been recently cffered Recipe for Cottage Pudding, by J, B. O.,
to the public that have not given satisfaction. We propose to exhiCoal Tar for Painting, by JANES OPIE,
bit plants of the Austin in full bearing, in pots, and berries in baskets, Ice Cream and Cake, by Lucy, ......
from the 15th of June to the 4th of July, at the following places: Cheap Paint, by A. B...
At Wm. $. Carpenter's office, 168 Pearl street. Now York; office of 161
Hovey's Magazine of Horticulture, Boston; office of Moore's Rural THE POULTRY YARD.
New Yorker, at Rochester; office of Country Gentleman, Alhany; African Poultry--New Way of Raising Chickens, by W. P.
Farmers' Club of American Institute, New York, and at Philadelphia.
This will give all an opportunity to see and taste this remarkable berTHE BEE-KEEPER'S DEPARTMENT.
ry, and is any having ordered do not feel satisfied after seeing for Transferring Bees, by II, M. TWINING......
themselves, the money will be refunded, if desired, before the plants
are delivered. The plants will be sold for $4 per dozen, or $25 per The Australian Stingless Bee, by E. H. COLLINS,...
hundred. Orders received immediately for plants to be delivered in ILLUSTRATIONS.
July and August in rotation, as ordered. Address either
CHAUNCY MILLER, Albany, N. Y., Shaker Trustee; or Improved Currants, .......... 139 | Balloon Frames, ....
W M. S. CARPENTER, 468 Pearl street, New York, Sheep Trough....... 145 Hog-pen and Corn crib
Ap 26-w4tmlt Woodward's Gates. ***** .. 152 Plans of Grounds........
W. W. EGGLESTON'S COLUMN.
Notice to Farmerg,
The subseriber sells all kinds of Agricultural Implements-among
which are They are so improved as to be taken down and packed in boxes for
in boxes Tor Share's Patent Coulter Harrow, and Grain-Coverer... transportation. One dozen can be packed in a box of about six cubic
Potato Covering and Iloeing machines,...
10 Seet. We also make the Grapevine Cradle. All of the above are made of the best material and workmanship. For Prioe List, address Plowa from
Cultivating and Hilling machines, ..... 1. T. GRANT & CO..
S, ITO ..................................
Horse-Powers, and Threshers and Cleaners "Squire Gwynne 11," 1101, out of "Fillpail IV." &c., &c., both from
U O M IS ............................
7 The subscriber offers him for sale on very reasonable terms, having another Bull not so nearly connected to his stock.
Also, Rakes, Forks, Ox-Yokes, Dog-Powers, Churns, Corn-Shellers,
and in fact every thing required by the Farmer, and seeds of all kinds. Any one wishing to purchase may, for pedigree or further particu.
For particulars address,
W. W. EGGLESTON, lars, address
A. M. UNDERHILL
Albany, N. Y.
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AMERICAN WEEDS AND USEFUL PLANTS
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L. TUCKER & SON. GRAIN CRADLES AND HORSE RAKES, &c. &c.
Now Ready and for Sale at this Omice-Sent by Mail Post-Paid on ReFor sale by A. LONGETT,
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"How to Cultivate and Preserve Celery. By THEOPHILUS ROKSAL.K of SHAW & CLARK,
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