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raius, why let it rain—I generally go into the house in mostly Isabellas. The Delaware and Concord look re. such weather, and read the Gent. I have had wheat un markably well. The two seedlings, Lydia and Mottled, der caps out in the hardest showers we have had, without that Mr. Carpenter has taken premiums on the last two being wet in the least, except around the outside at the years at the Ohio State fairs, have improved very much foot of the bundles. When the caps were taken off, the this year in the size of the bunches—the Mottled has beheads were as bright as though no rain had fallen. One gun to turn berry two weeks earlier than the Catawba ; cap will cover twelve bundles snugly—but enough. J. L. R. the bunches are more compact than the Catawba, and may

That good will often arise out of evil, is a saying prove in quality fully equal to Catawba. none the less true because it savors so strongly of anti

There has been over 100 acres set to grapes on the Islquity. A New-Jersey friend and subscriber of the Coun- and this year. There are 2,800 acres of land, and 234 of TRY GENTLEMAN affords us an illustration quite in point. it is now set to grape-vines-average yield per acre for the

K.A. One of his neighbors, while at work with the Mowing Ma- last fifteen years, 600 gallons of wine. chine, leaves the seat to disentangle a tuft of grass from PRODUCTIVE STRAWBERRY BED.-I have a “straw. among the knives; the dinner-horn inopportunely sounds, berry patch," a part of it set one year last spring, and and the horses start suddenly forward, catching and cutting the rest two years. It is seven feet by one hundred and off the fingers of the unfortunate man. The incident is fifty-three feet. I picked and sold from it the present naturally mentioned at our friend's dinner-table, and his season, 457 quarts of starwberries (or 14 bushels and 9 wife at once suggests that all farther danger from this quarts.) Wilson's Albany is the kind, and though they source may easily be obviated, and after some study of require a little more sugar than some other kinds, they the machinery involved, actually designs and patents give you enough more fruit to pay for it. Fifty berries what seems to us a mode as effectual as it is simple, of (selected of course) would fill a quart measure. A, S. Moss. rendering the occurrence of similar accidents hereafter Fredonia, August, 1860. next to impossible. This is a method of throwing the The weather on Wednesday last—the Sale day of knives out of gear the moment the driver's weight is re- the “ Albany County Breeding Association " was extrememoved from his seat. Of course as soon as he resumes ly unpropitious—not only a constant rain, but a cold one, his place again, the cutting apparatus is ready for opera- and neither rain nor cold in moderation, but both of that tion, and the patent taken out covers the ground of ope. persistent and penetrating November kind, when of all rating by means of the driver's seatman idea, now that it times barn-yard scenery is least attractive, roads the muddihas once been thought of, so very natural and advanta- est, and fireside shelter the most enticing. A few gentlemen geous that we can only wonder that it never before oc- from a distance, who by no means anticipated so cool a curred to any manufacturer or owner of these machines. greeting, and those in the neighborhood whose interest in

It is through the unexpected movement of the horses the stock offered or friendship for its owners, was proof when the driver temporarily leaves bis seat, that nenrly against storm and tempest, assembled to see what could be all the numerous accidents have been occasioned, of which done under the circumstances; and, after the erection of we frequently hear through the papers in connection with a stove in the lunch-room had secured the comfortable the use of Mowing and Reaping Machines, and we cannot partaking of that repast, clustered about under the driphesitate in expressing the opinion that Manufacturers owe ping sheds to hear the auctioneer invoking vainly animait to their thousands of patrons at once to adopt so easy a tion and enterprise from the shivering audience of which safeguard against risk of injury, if not of loss of life. There they were members. If the weather was for-bidding, it is now time before the machines of another season are put soon proved that they were not; and at the outset the into the market to bring about this most desirable result. whole would probably have been postponed, but for the Burlington, N. J., is the residence of Dilwyn SMITH, who desire that the non-resident part of the audience should at may be addressed at that Post Office upon the subject of least have the opportunity of purchasing whatever might the invention, which farmers owe to the ingenuity of his be called, by them or others, into the ring. Thus it came lady, Mrs. ELIZABETH M. Suth,

about that Mr. Bathgate of Westchester county, pur. 7 The New-Jersey State Fair at Elizabeth, last week, chased“ Mary Blane," a trotting mare of some note, for appears to have been well attended, and in many respects $300; Mr. Robinson of Georgia, the brood mare " Alan excellent show. The fear of exposing Cattle to some bany," for $250; Geo. CHARLES of this city, the imported complaint which caused the death of several animals near Short-Horn cow, “Flattery,” for $250; Mr. TROWBRIDGE Newark, early in the season, induced the managers to of New-Jersey, the cow " Bloom,” for $75, and Mr. J. V. forego this part of the exhibition. The number of Entries MOORE a pair of Devon Working Cattle for $170. Subis this year stated as follows, exclusive of the entries for sequently the Ethan Allen brood mare, “Rose Allen," and special horse premiums :

the colt of the mare“ Caroline," by American, were sold Class 1. Cattle-po entries.

to Mr. Bathgate at private sale, the two for $500, and Class 2. Horses-26 entries.

there may have been one or two other private sales, Class 3. Sheep. Swine and Poultry-37 entries. Class 4. Farm products and Horticulture-289 entries.

Thus the majority of the stock, the chief Short-Horns, Class 7. Home products-126 entries. Class 6. Mechanical, etc.. 325 entries.

all the fine Devons offered by Capt. Hilton, and a large This presents an aggregate of 1,133, while last year, part of the Horses, remain to be disposed of

, and the day cattle and all, the total number was scarcely 1,000.

now appointed is the 10th of October, at 11 A. M., when

we hope to see a larger gathering under more favorable Early Max Wheat.—The Early May wheat received auspices. The Catalogues, meanwhile, are well worth the last fall from the south bas done remarkably well with us. examination of all who are interested in the subject, and It did not appear to suffer more from the changeable for the convenience of applicants we subjoin the names of weather the latter part of last winter and early spring than the members of the Association :-William M. Bullock, the other varieties of wheat in this locality. It was not Bethlehem; Joseph Hilton, New-Scotland; William H. hurt with the fly in the least, (though the Mediterranean Slingerland, Norman's Kill; William Hurst, Albany ;

Geo. suffered much in places,) nor did the wheat midge destroy / W. Adams, Whitehall. a single head. The straw was clean and bright, and grew Large APPLES.- Mr. H. WETHERWAX of Sandlake, inabout five feet high. The season of its ripening was about forms us that he recently picked by hand 2,250 apples eight days before the Mediterranean. The grain is full |(Pound Sweets) in about four hours. These apples, which and plump. Should it continue to succeed as well as last included all on the trees, large and small, with the excepyear, it would no doubt be a great acquisition to the wheat tion of half a dozen defective ones, filled nine barrels, growing district, as it will ripen before the season of the thus averaging 250 to the barrel. One of bis neighbors, wheat midge, often so destructive to other and later va- Mr. J. SIPPERLY, made a selection from the largest of these rieties of wheat. Wilson DENNIG. Bucks Co., Pa. apples, and found, on counting, that 170 filled a barrel.

a GRAPES ON KELLY'S ISLAND.-Grapes are a full crop

Peach TRADE AT ROCHESTER.-The Rochester Union here this year so far. There will be some 63 acres in bear- estimates the amount of peaches shipped from Rochester ing this year. About two-thirds Catawbas—the balance at sixty tons per day. It says: “On Saturday the New



York Central Railroad Company sent eastward as freight

ALBANY COUNTY FAIR. 2126 bushels of peaches, making seven car loads shipped here, and there were ten cars put into the train, which

There was quite a large show at the Fair of this Society were loaded at points along the Niagara Falls Road, and last week, although by no means a general one, the numbrought into the city. Five of the seven cars shipped ber of exhibitors being small in proportion to the quantity from this city carried peaches for a single shipper." of articles and animals exhibited. The display of stock,

THE VERMONT State Fair opened well at Burlington last however, could scarcely fail to be attractive, which incluweek Tuesday, with a pleasant day and numerous entries. We intended if possible, to have been present. Mechan: ded such Short-Horns as Bullöck, Slingerland and Hurst's; ics' and Floral Halls were well filled, and the track was such Herefords as Corning's; such Devons as Hilton's, open for some good trotting. Wednesday, as we learn Whitbeck'n and Conger's; Working Oxen and Steers like from the Free Press, there was an extraordinarily good those of Van Wie, Booth, Loucks and Schoonmaker; display of umbrellas, the storm experienced here having such Long Wooled Sheep as Van Wie's and Soop's ; South extended in that direction ; Thursday, however, was bright Downs like Corning's, Booth's, Bender's and Louck's, and and clear, and prospects were reported as “improving.' of Horses the entries numbered, on Wednesday, 246, di Swine like Hurst's, Richardson's and others. There was a vided as follows: Sherman Morgan Stallions 26, Mares 14; good lot of Poultry out, among exbibitors of which we Woodbury Morgan Stallions, 28, Mares and Fillies 7; Bul. recognize again the names of Van Wie, Booth and Hurst, rush Morgan Stallions 2, Mares 6;. Hamiltonians and other together with those of of Harcourt, Wendell, White and blood 38 ; Matched Horses 32 pair; Geldings and Mares

others. De Messrs. ELLWANGER & BARRY of the Mt. Hope

The display of Fruit was unusually good; among conNurseries at Rochester, who have exhibited extensive col tributors were E. Corning, Jr., A. W. Twitchell, John G. lections of Fruit at all the principal Agricultural Shows this White, Wm. Gray, John Wilson, Philip Myers, W. H. year, contribute a basket of fine pears for our private ex. DeWitt, John Dingwall, John I. Slingerland, Peter Van amination, to which we may assure them that full justice Wie, and so on, representing tolerably well both city and has been done in that way which we suppose to constitute the “chief end” of all Pomological specimens, however country growers. Flowers were mostly shown by Wilson beautiful to the eye or interesting as curiosities.

and Dingwall. There was quite an exhibition of VegetaThe United States Fair.-An anticipated letter with combined to render the display in this department an in

bles, and several of our Albany Implement manufacturers regard to this Exhibition having failed to reach us, we can structive and valuable one. only gather from the newspapers, that the attendance bas

The Society were indebted to manufacturers and mer, been tolerable, and the Show itself in some respects a fair chants in the city for a fair turn-out in the miscellaneous

The Tribune correspondent, Mr. Olcott, speaks of departments, and to the ladies for a good show of Housethe fruits and flowers as finally coming out pretty well; hold manufactures, needlework, bread, preserves, &c. among the cattle, there seem to have been few breeders

Gov. Seward's Arabian Horses, which reached Boston present of much celebrity, in most of the classes, but the on the 11th inst., were exhibited toward the conclusion of Herefords are spoken of as excelling all the rest. R. A.

the Fair, but we failed to see them. The Boston CultivaAlexander exhibited South-Down Sheep.

tor remarks on this subject :We have been shown a new Silver Medal, struck off by Robert Lovett of New-York, for the Union Agricul- ped, it appears to have been just the reverse. Only one mare

Instead of there having been two mares and a stallion shiptural Society of Ridgeway and Shelby. It is enclosed in was shipped, and she died on the pasenge. Tho-two stallions a neat case, also prepared by Mr. L., of an appropriate and arrived in good condition, considering the necessnry bardships tasteful design. The Society is entitled to much credit for of the voyage. One is a bay (the age not known to the wriproviding this very appropriate testimonial for its exhibi- ter,) the other a sorrel, four years old.

The former appears tors, and it can scarcely fail to increase their numbers. to be a very strong and energetic animal, about fourteen and

a half hands high, compact body, with a pretty good, though Addison Co., Vt.—The Fair of this County was held not what we are accustomed to call an Arab hend, clean at Middlebury on the 5th-7th September and proved a throat, short, but rather light neck, pretty woll placed on the complete success. The Address was delivered by Governor shoulders, deep and capacious chest, short and very strong Chase of Ohio, after which there was a poem by Saxe, and back, wide loin, tolerably full stife, and strong, well-placed a speech by Hon. E. P. Walton. Among the interesting limbs. The other did not strike us ns particularly renarkafeatures of the exhibition was a walking match by horses. ble in points, though from his green ago and the circumstances Five were entered, and the prize was awarded to “Sam. under which we saw him, we would not pronounce a positive Houston "-time for half a mile, 54 minutes.


The weather was very unfavorable except toward the

conclusion of the Show, and the Managers state in general The American Pomological Society.

terms that the receipts were “unsatisfactory." NotwithThe eighth biennial meeting of this association was com

standing the rain and mud, however, we were surprised to menced at Philadelphia, Sept. 11—the President, Hon. ted the grounds.

see so many in attendance on both days when we visiMARSHALL P. Wilder, in the chair. About 200 delegates were present, representing 17 States.

Rutland Co., Vt.—The Fair, held on the 6th and 7th, The morning session was occupied in perfecting the or- proved to be all that its friends could have desired. The

attendance was large, the receipts amounting to $1.250. ganization, the appointment of committees, &c.

The Address was delivered by Hon. L. Chandler Ball of In the afternoon the address of the President was, as Rensselaer Co., Among the “attractions" was a balloon usual, delivered.

ascension by Prof. La Mountain, accompanied by a lady. Following the address was the report of the committee on one of the evenings a "levee” was held, at which a on nominations, and an election for officers of the society succession of pertinent and happy speeches were made by for the next two years, which resulted in the choice of the Ex. Gov. Dyer of Rhode Island, Ex. Gov. Fletcher of following ticket:

Vermont, the Rev. Mr. Balch, and by Messrs. B. F. WinsHon. MARSHALL P. WILDER, Boston, President.

low of Pittsford, and Charles E. Graves of Rutland. A Thirty eight Vice Presidents, one from each State and Territory of poem Humbug," was also read by Mr. Egbert Phelps of THOMAS P. JAMES, Philadelphia, Treasurer.

Middlebury. Thomas W. FIELD, New York, Secretary.

GREAT YIELD OF WHEAT.-Jesse R. Yeomans of InThe place of holding their next biennial session was diana, writes to the Parke county paper that he has raised then taken up and debated at length. It was finally three acres of wheat this year which averaged sixty-four agreed to hold the next session in Boston.

bushels and ten pounds to the acre.

the Union.


W M. Schewion's

Albanyat el per 1000 ; 10,000. Jenny Linů at bo per concer sumore extensive and pret



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Large stock of the most desirable sorts. Send for a Catalogue. Having a surplus of over 10,000 Bulbs, will supply thiem at lower rates than ever before offered. Applicants can send lists to be priced at the VINES at reduced prices, consisting of the following, and other good

The subscribers offer for sale a large and well grown stock of GRAPElowest rates, which will be returned by first mail. The new and ex.

sorts, all propagated from genuine stock : Delaware, Diana. Concord, tensive Catalogue of Bulbs just published, will be sent, and the Whole Hartford Prolitic, Rebecca, l'nlon Village, Anna, Logan, Oporto, &c. Bale Catalogue when desired,

Sept. 6-w&mlt.

Also the older sorts, such as Isabella, Clinton, Catawba, and Forsyth.

Sort for culture under klass, of best sorts. Two hundred acres of 0 P - EAR E D RABBIT S.- FRUIT TREES in large or small quantities. Greenhouse Plants,

A few pair of young Lop-eared Rabbits may be had by applica Hardy Border Plants, Bulbous Roots, Roses and Dahlias in great varition to the subsoriber. Also

ety, Hedge Plants, Strawberry Plants, Raspberry of Everbearing,

and other good gorts. Address FANCY PIGEONS.

W. T. & E. SMITH, Carriers, Fantails, Pouters, Rumlenecks and Tumblers. Prices from Sept. 1-W&m2mos.

Geneva Nursery, Geneva, N. Y. two to five dollars per pair,

Aug. 30-w/tmlt.
Springside, Po'keepsie, N. Y.

M. R. PRIN CE & CO.,
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offer a more extensive and perfect collection in each Department of 1000. Carefully packed in moss, and shipped as directed. Aug. 30-w3lm 2t. D. S. HEFFRON, L'tica, N. Y.

The following Catalogues will be sent to applicants who enclose stamps.

No. 1.- Catalogue of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, and SALE- all Small Fruits.

No. 2-Catalogue of Roses and Flowering Plants, including CarnaAND

tions, Chrysanthemums, Phlox, Iris, &c. SOUTH DOWN SHEEP. No. 4-General Wholesale Price List for Nurseries. Sept. 20-w&mt* EDWARD WAIT, Walden, Orange Co., N. Y. No. 5-Wholesale Price List of Vegetable and Tree Seeds.

No.6 -Descriptive

Catalogue of 160 Varieties of Strawberries. No. 8-Wholesale Catalogue of Native and foreign Grapes.

No. 9-Catalogue of Bulbous Flowers, Tree and Herbaceous Peonies, The subscriber is now prepared to fill either large or small or; Dahlias, Primroses, Polyanthus, Auriculas, Cowslips, &c. ders for plants of this truly valuable red Raspberry, which has proved No. 10-Wholesale Catalogue of the same. so hardy and productive wherever cultivated, as to entitle it to the No. 13-Green House Plants. very front rank as a market variety. It needs no protection in win- No. 14-Descriptive Catalogue of 320 Varieties of Native and 120 Yater, bears profusely, is of fine flavor, and will produce a second crop rieties of Foreign Grapes, . We offer a great stock of all the leading of fruit in the fall. Price of plants 43 per 100, $20 per 1000. Also Law. varieties of Grapes, of which 80.000 are strong layers, and 25,000 in ton Blackberries, $5 per 100, $40 per 1000.

large pots. Sept. 2) - W4tmlt. H. B. LUM, Sandusky, Ohio. Orders are executed and packed in a superior manner, forwarded

according to instructions, and a transportation receipt mailed to the CRANBERRY PLANTS - BELL VARIETY. purchaser with the invoice,

Sept. 6—&mit. We have always sold genuine plants at less prices than any oth.


New Rochelle (or Lawton Blackberry,) at greatly reduced prices.
Hop Tree-very ornamental, and better for family use than the

STRAWBERRY. common hops,

THE LARGEST STRAWBERRY IN THE WORLD. Also, Hartford Prolific Grape, Early Hardy Prolific, and an excellent Wine Grape.

Amateurs consider this seedling the greatest acquisition to our small Concord Grape.

fruits ever introduced. A monster in size, wonderfully prolific, and Bagley's Everbearing Raspberry.

of the finest flavor. We are now prepared to take orders to commence All the above for sale in quantities, at lowest reduced prices, Our Catalogue of prices, with Circular for the culture, soil avd pri- delivering plants in August in rotation as ordered. Address either ces of Cranberry and Blackberry Plants, and Hop Trees, will be for.

CHAUNCEY MILLER, Albany N. Y., Shaker Trustee, warded to applicants by enclosing a postage stamp to the New Haven

Or WM. S. CARPENTER, 468 Pearl St., N. Y. Nursery.

F. TROWBRIDGE & CO. Sept. 13—w2tmit.

New Haven, Conn.


We, the undersigned, having ordered largely of the AUSTIN SEEDRAPES! GRAPES!! GRAPES!!! LING in May last, with the assurance that our money would be re

funded if not satisfied, after seeing the fruit beg leave to report, T Twenty varieties of the best hardy sorts for sale singly or by the that we have visited Watervliet, the Shaker settlement, where the hundred. Send stamp for priced Descriptive Circular.

Austin is now fruiting. We found it growing in the most common Aug. 30-w8tın2t, D. S. HEFFRON, Utica N. Y. way, in masses, and not in hills, without any particular care, and much

injured by the drouth; yet the great productiveness and uniform large

best varieties in cultivation, and a great acquisition to our small obtain the original variety for field or garden culture, address fruits. We found the AUSTIN averaging larger than the Wilson's Al.

WM. LAWTON, New Rochelle, N. Y. bany, and about as productive, and from appearances will continue Circulars, with ample directions, will be forwarded to all appli. to fruit until the middle of July. Caults, free.

Aug. 1-m12t.

JOHN C. THOMPSON, Tompkinsville, Staten Is., N. Y.,
JAMES L. LOCKWOOD, Stamford, Ct.,


TEEL PLOW 8.—We are manufacturing The proprietors of these works are now prepared to fill orders for their well known Patent Horre-Powers, Threshing Machines, &c., desired, and would refer you to the following persons, who have them

Plows with steel inold board and land-side, with steel or cast yoint, as and invite the attention of the public to them.

Important improvements have been made since the last season, John Johnston. Geneva, N. Y.
which it is hoped will add to the already unequalled reputation of J. Ingersoll, Ilion, N. Y.
their machines.

Wm. Summer, Pomaria, s. C.
To their former list of machinery they have added

R. C. Ellis, Lyons, N. Y. Males' Patent Convertible Cider Mill and Corn Sheller,

Col. A. J. Summer, Long Swamp, Florida.

A. J. Bowman, Utica, N. Y. shown in the cuts. It is simple, efficient, and durable, possessing the

A. Bradley, Mankato, Minesota.
F. Mackie, Utica, N, Y.
We are also manufacturing Sayre's Patent Horse Hoe and Potato
Covering Machine, Sayre's Patent Cultivator Teeth in quantities for
the trade; and all kinds of steel and gwage work in the agricultural
line. Send for a circular,

Jan. 2-wtf Mar. 1-mtl. Union Agricultural Works, Utica, N. Y.


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THREE MONTHS FOR NOTHING!! advantage over cider mills in common use, of being an excellent corn sheller, and

This old and popular Agricultural and Horticultural Journal is pubits price no more than cider mills are usu.

lished at Rochester, N, Y., in the very heart of one of the best wheat allly sold for.

and fruit districts in America. It has hundreds of practical and ex. Important improvements in their Clover Huiler and Cleaner have perienced correspondents in all parts of the United States and Cana. made it one of the very best in use. The following letter will give da. It aims to be the " Farmers' Own Paper." In its pages the far: some idea of its capacity, when well managed in good clover.

mery and fruit-growers of all sections interchange their views and North East, Erie Co., Pa., Aug. 24th, 1860.

record their experience. It costs only FIFTY CENTS A YEAR, and all G. W. & Co.--I have never written you anything about the clover who subscribe at this time will receive the remaining numbers of this machine since I got it. It gare good satisfaction. I rubbed and year Free, cleaned over 200 bushels, and it worked very nicely, doing the work

Fifteen Months for Half a Dollar! well. I ruhbbed three bushels clean seed in 40 minutes, and could do Send the Fifty Cents in stamps to JOSEPH HARRIS. Rochester, from 15 to 23 bushels per day. I did for one man 31 bushels in less N. Y., or get one of your neighbors to join, and send a dollar bill. than two days.

VOLNEY BELKNAP. Sept. 20-w4tmlt. A circular containing descriptions and price list of machines manufactured at these works will be mailed

to all applicants. Address G, WESTINGHOUSE & CO., Schenectady, N. Y. Sept

Just Published, and for sale at this Office-sent by mail, post paid, at $1.76.









Wm. R. Prince & Co., Flushing, Y. Y., 1861.

Will supply 250,000 Strawberrles, comprising 160 varieties, this collecTHE SEVENTH NUMBER of this attractive and useful Work is the New Varieties are in no other Nursery. Prince's Scarlet Magnate,

tion far surpassing any other in this country or in Europe, and 15 of now nearly ready for the Press. We hope to have it out some weeks the heaviest of all, and looker, el per 100, 67.00 per 1000. Wilson earlier than usu:dl, and are now prepared to receive orders for single & Hovey 81 per 100, 46 per 1000. Jenny Lind, Coppock's

No. 1, Impe. numbers or in quantity, which will be filled as soon as the REGISTER rial Scarlet, Victoria, Triumph de Gand, Myatt's Eliza. $1.50 per 100.

Cutter's Seedling, Chilian Eclipse, Globose Scarlet, Boyden's Mam. for 1861 is issued. The attention of OFFICERS OF AGRICULTURAL 80 moth, Voorhis Queen, Le Baron, Jessie Read, Diadem and Bartlett, CIETIES and others who propose attending Town, County or State Fairs $2 per 100. Burr's Pine, Early Scarlet, Hudson, Bartlett, Long. this Fall is particularly requested to the ready Sale which may be had worth's Prolific, McAvoy's Superior and 'No. 1, $1 per 100 and 5 to

$7 per 100. for the Register during these anniversaries, and on other occasions, Filmore, 81 per dozen, and 130 other varieties at $1 to $2 per 100, and

Austin's Shaker, 43 per dozen, Downing's Prolific and from the First of September even until another spring, TERMS—As $5 to $10 per 1000. A Descriptive Priced Catalogue sent to applicants heretofore: SINGLE COPIES, postpaid, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS; ONE who enclose stamps. Plarrts will also be furnished by the dozen.

Sept. 6-w&mit.
FIFTEEN DOLLars, and larger quantities at a farther reduction.

Among other valuable chapters, the ANNUAL REGISTER for 1861 will

GRAIN CRADLE. contain the following:

They are so improved as to be taken down and packed in boxes for I WORKING MEN'S COTTAGES-Seventeen Engravings.

transportation. One dozen can be packed in a box of about six cubic 1. Important Advantages of their Erection.

feet. We also make the Grapevine Cradle. All of the above are 2. Design for a Cottage of the smallest Size.

made of the best material and workinanship. For Price List, address 3. Design for a Cottage ou a somewhat Larger Scale.

I. T. GRANT & CO., 4. Design for a Cottage of better class or for a small Farm House.

May 1-m12t

Junction, Rensselaer Co..

N. y. 5. Design for a somewhat more costly Cottage, 6. A Design by L. B. Valk.

LB ANY TIL E WORKS, 7. A Design by J. M. Wade, with modifications, II. LAYING OUT GROUNDS-Five Engravings.

CORNER CLINTON AVENUE AND Knox STREKT, ALBANY, N. Y. 1. Plan of a Village llall Acre Garden.

The Subscribers, being the most extensive manufacturers of DRAIN. 2. Simple but Graceful Arrangement of Pleasure Grounds.

ING TILE in the United States, have on hand, in large or small quan. 3. Laying out a Western Farm.

tities, for Land Draining, ROUND, SOLE and HORSE-SHOE TILE, III. PRUNING AND TRAINING ROSES-Eleven Engravings.

warranted superior to any made in this country, hard-burned, and 1. Tree R ses; two modes with figures.

over one foot in length. Orders solicited. Price List sent on applica

tion. 2. Weeping Roses.

C. & W. McCAMMON, Jan, 5-wtf.-Feb 1-mts.

Albany, N. Y. 3. Pillar Roses. IV. NEW FRUITS AND POMOLOGICAL NOTICES-Twenty-one

Engravings. 1. Basket of Plums,Descriptions and Figures of 15 newer Sorts, 2 Notes on Strawberries - Results of the Farther Experience of

FAN MILLS. the Year.

They will chaff and screen wheat in passing through the mill once, 3. Pruning Dwarf Pears.

in the most perfect manner, and all kinds of grain and seed. War 4. Accurate Portrait of a Dwarf Pear Tree in Bearing.

ranted the very best in use. 5. How to Obtain Fruit in New Places.

Patent Rights for sale of all the Western States. V. STRUCTURES FOR GREEN HOUSE PLANTS-Ten En.


I. T. GRANT & CO. gravings.

May 1-m12t

Junction, Rensselaer Co,. N. Y. 1. Construction and Management of the Cold Pit 2. The Conservative Pit.

ICKO K'S PATENT PORTABLE 3. Ward's Cases. 4. The Window Cage and Aquarium.

5. Translucent Paint for Glass.
VI. DOMESTIC POULTRY-Thirty-three Engravings.

1. Origin of Domestic Fowls.
2. Descriptions at Length of the Different Breeds
3. Management of Poultry.

4. Five Designs for Poultry Houses.
5. Nests, Pens, Coops, Feeding Hoppers, &c.

6. Discases of Poultry. VII. WEEDS AND THEIR DESTRUCTION—Twenty-one En.

gravings. 1. General Rules for their Prevention and Extirpation, 2. Annual and Biennial Weeds. 3. Simple Perennial Weeds. 4. Creeping Perennial Weeds.

5. Noxious and Intruding Shrubs. VIII. FILTERS, AND FILTERING CISTERNS-Five Engravinge

1. Construction of Portable Filters. 2. Another Plan for the Same.

3. Filters attached to the Cistern. IX, AGRICULTURAL NOTES.


This, preceeded by the usual Calendar pages and Astronomical Cal.
culations, forms a book which is certainly cheap at its retail price,
while the Publishers may especially call attention to the pithy and ap.
propriate HINTS FOR THE MONTH which appear upon the Calen-
dar pages, as embracing in the most concise form many valuable sug.
gestions-to the article on WORKING MEN'S COTTAGES, for the This admirable machine is now ready for the fruit harvest of 1860
neat and useful Designs it contains-to those upon ROSES and GREEN It is if possible made better than ever before, and well worthy the at.
HOUSE Structures for their beautiful illustrations-to that upon tention of all farmers wanting such machines.
POULTRY as the most complete chapter upon the subject yet pre-

It has no superior in the market, and is the only mill that will pro

perly grind Grapes Price $ 10. For sale by all respectable dealers. gented in equal space, accompanied as it is hy so many Engravings Address the manufacturer, W. O. HICKOK, Eagle Works, and to that upon WEEDS and their Destruction, as presenting just the July 5-wlöt.

Harrisburgh, Pa. information which every Farmer requires, with cuts by which he can compare the most common and troublesome of these intruders, and appropriate practical directions how to get rid of them,

L UM TREES! PLUM TREES!! THE PUBLISHERS, with the view of rendering the circulation of

400,000. the ANNUAL REGISTER for 1861, still wider and larger than that of any

Particular attention is invited to our Plum Trees, of which we have previous Number, are prepared, as above intimated, to offer the most liberal Terms for its introduction in quantities, either to Agents, Ag

a full supply, comprising the leading and most desirable varieties. ricultural Societies, Nurserymen, Dealers in Implements and Seeds, or

Per 100. Per 1000. any others who take an interest in the dissemination of useful read. Plum Trees, 1 ycar budded, 3 to 4 feet....... $20 $1.90 ing. and in the promotion of Rural Improvement,

4 to 6 feet,...... 25 225 Address all orders or inquiries to the publishers,

6 to 8 feet....... 30 260 LUTHER TUCKER & SON,

40.000 Pcar Trees, standards, one year budded. 3 to 4 feet. $15 per ALBANY, N. Y. 100, $125 per 1000. Pear trees must be removed this fall. Address

C. REAGLES & SON. Aug. 16—w8t.

Schenectady, N. Y. As the season for planting out bels of Strawberries again returns,

VRESH AND GENUINE GARDEN SEEDS, one naturally asks himself the question, what variety shall I plant? Our answer in all cases is, “Wilson's Albany." Price of plants per true to name. The trade supplied in any quantity, either in small 100, $1; per 1000, 48. A liberal discount to the trade. Packing, for packets for retailing or in bulk.

PASCHALL MORRIS, which no charge is make, guaranteed extra. Send your orders for

Seed Warehouse, 7th and Market, Philadelphia. the sune to the Albany Nursery of

JOUŃ WILSON Branch House, MORTON MORRIS, July 12—-w121.

Albany, N. Y. Osterman's Building, Strand, Galveston, Texas. Aug. 23--w13t.





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10,000 New Rochelle Blackberry, "Gooseberies, Currants, Raspberries. THE FARM.

Grapes-new and old. The Muck Mines of the Farm,

3,000 Linneus and Victoria Rhubarb. Downing's Ever-bearing Mal209

berry. Top-dressing Meadows and Pastures, Barometers for Farmers,

A large collection of Strawberries, including "WIZARD OF THE

298 How to Relieve Domestic Toils,

NORTH," believed to be the most magnificent berry ever raised. EDITORIAL NOTES ABROAD-No. 35,


Specimens have measured nine inches around, and of good quality. Visit to an English Dairy Farmer,


Imported by E. Y. Teas, Richmond, and for sale in America only by

him and myeell. The Harvest Returns Abroad,

304 Superphosphate of Lime, by A. R. A..

100,000 Evergreens, American and European, mostly small and suita-

ble for nurseries. The Crops of Great Britain,..

808 How to Deepen the Soil,.


Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Roses, Hardy and Green-house How to Cure Sown Corn Fodder,

Plants, Bulbs, &c., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL at lowest rates,

810 A Day at the Springfield Horse Show,

Priced Lists on application.


Oct. 4-W2tmlt. Cutting up Corn, hy J. W. LEQUEAR,


Raysville, Henry Co., Ind. Curing Corn Fodder, by J. L. R.,

317 Jlow the Shakers Çnload Hay, by Levi BARTLETT, Planting Potatoes in the Fall, by C.......


It is divided into THREE FARMS, about 350 acres Inquiries and Answers,

319 being under cultivation. The timber is very fine-Oak and Hickory. Provincial Ag. Exhibition of Upper Canada,

320 It is located in Kent county, Maryland, five miles from navigation Harvesting Clover Seed,..


and eight miles from the railroad station at Smyrna, Delaware. I How to Exterminate Iron Weed,

will close out the whole tract at $20 per acre. Apply to Notes for the Month,....

Sept 27-w8t,

H. W. ROGERS, Baltimore, Md. Albany County Fair, THE GRAZIER AND BREEDER.


300 How to Destroy Vermin on Stock, by C. T. ALVORD,

306 layers with bearing wood, $2 to $3. Smaller layers, $1 to $1.50. Also, Improvement in Feeding Boxes for Sheep, by J. L. B.,

309 very fine Logan Vines, $1 to 2. All other good varieties, new and Sheep Growing in Texas, by S. B. BUCKLEY,..

311 old, at lowest rates. Send for a circular. Cure for Hove or Hoven in Cattle, by JAMES GOWEX,

311 Sept. 27-Weow4t. GEORGE W. CAMPBELL, Delaware, Ohio. Good Sheep in Canada, by Thomas Guy,..

311 Keep Sheep in Good Condition, by JoxA. TALCOTT.

313 Horse Show at Springfield, Mass.,..,

314 Buckwheat for fattening Stock, by JOHN JOHNSTON,


Elizabethtown, N. J., Buckwheat as Food for Fattening Hogs, by J. Talcott,

316 Offers for sale this autumn a general assortment of all the various Stable Floors-Tying up Cattle, by LEVI BARTLETT,..


Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, &c. Remedy for Aphides on Young Trees,


W. R. begs leave to state, for the information of his customers, and About Pruning Orchards,

299 others who may wish to purchase, that from the favorable season we Mountain Seedling Gooseberry, by E. Y. TEAS,

304 have had here. Fruit Trees have generally made good growth, and The Hallenbeck Plum, by CHARLES DOWNING,

309 with very few exceptions are vigorous and thrifty; all the leading ra. The Apple.Borer, by Jour R. BLAIR..

809 rieties and those suitable for orchard planting are cultivated extenThe Elder for Striped Bugs, by MARIA BROWN,

309 sively, as well as those of late introduction and will be furnished, when Mahaleb and other Stocks for Cherries.

310 a quantity is taken, at very reasonable prices. Gages and Plums, and Pippins and Apples,

310 The Ornamental Department is also well grown, and contains every. Fruit in the Shade-Balling Trees,

310 thing desirable for lawn or park planting; also a large stock of Trees The Bezi Mai Pear...

312 and Shrubs for cemetries and public grounds, which can be furnished Pike's Defiance Cucumber,

313 | in quantities to suit purchasers. Culture of the Strawberry, by A. S. Moss,

392 For a general list of Fruits and Ornamental Trees, see the general The American Pomological Society.

333 Catalogues which will be forwarded on application.

Trees securely packed and forwarded to all parts of the United THE DAIRY DEPARTMENT.

States. An Account of Mr. Horsfall's Dairy Farming.

300 Orders by mail or left at the Nursery will receive prompt attention. Remedy for Garget or Bloody Milk, by RUSTIC,

306 Sept, 27-w2t. A Hint for Dairymen.

307 A Good Milker, by L. SWEETSER,



B. K. BLISS, Design for a Laborer's Cottage,


Seedsman and Florist, Springfield, Mass.,

Would respectfully announce the arrival of Annual Importation of Dry Yeast, Bread and Biscuit, by J. W. L....

305 the above, which have been selected with great care from several of Recipes for Elderberry Wine,...

306, 307

of the leading establishments in Holland, and can be confidently re. λη llent Cake,


commended to those interested in their culture, How to Make a Chicken Pie.


The collection comprises all the most desirable varieties of Directions for Fining Wine, by E.,..


HYACINTHS, Double and Single. Remedies for Bed Bugs.....

310 TULIPS, Double and Single, Early and Late. Saltpetre for Throat Complaints, &c., by W. M. BEAUCHAMP, 316

CROCUS, all of the old, and many new varieties, My Experience in Cider Making. by W.M. BEAUCHAMP,


CROWN IMPERIALS. How to Keep Pumpkins, by A SUBSCRIBER,.


POLYANTHUS NARCISSUS. Bread from Unbolted Flour, by H.,


DOUBLE ROMAN AND PAPER WHITE NARCISSUS Recipes for Pickling Plums, Cucumbers and Tomatoes, by S. M. H. 322 TRITONIAS. THE POULTRY YARD,

JONQUILS, Double and Single,

JAPAN LILIES. Raising Turkeys, by Maria Brown,


RANUNCULUS. Fattening Poultry, by S.,......




SNOW.DROPS. Laborer's Cottage.. 304 Bezi Mai Pear.


IRIS. Mountain Seedling Gooseberry 304 Pike's Defiance Cucumber, 313

GRAPE AND MUSK HYACINTAS, etc. Shocking Wheat,


A descriptive priced Catalogue of which, with full directions for culture, will be forwarded to all applicants on receipt of a three cent

postage stamp. 10 LET.-A FARM in the town of Moreau, COLLECTIONS OF BULBOUS ROOTS. with a large and convenient house and all necessary outbuildings, in unacquainted with the varieties, he has put them up in collections, as

For the convenience of those who desire a fine collection, but are cluding four barns. It is situated on the bank of the Hudson river, follows, with full directions for culture, and carefully packed for within one mile of the village of Fort Edward, and five of the village of transportation to any part of the country. Glens Falls. The station house of the Saratoga and Whitehall rail. road is on the premises-thus affording every facility for market. To Collection No. 1--Price $10--Contains a person of sufficient means to stock the farm, and who will have some 20 DOUBLE AND SINGLE HYACINTHS, (all named flowers.) pride in keeping it in good order, favorable terms will be given. Ad- suitable for Culture in Glasses or Pots. dress the subscriber at Moreau Station.

W. H. WARREN. 20 DOUBLE AND SINGLE HYACINTHS, (all named flowers) Sept. 26-weow6tm3t.

for the open Border.


the open Border.

20 LATÉ TULIPS, for the open Border. The Cost of Draining Reduced One-Half

6 POLYANTHUS NARCISSUS, for Pot Culture or Border.




100 CROCUS, finest mixed. PRICE, with wheels, axle-tree and reversable tongues, 450. Satis


4 PEONIES, all distinct varieties,
faction warranted. Also SHOVELS, made expressly to be used in
connection with the Ditcher-just the thing-Price $1.50.

Collection No. 2--Price $5--Contains

ONE HALF OF EACH of the above varieties, with the exception
Sept. 27W
Callanan's Corners, Albany Co., N. Y.

of the Paeonies,

All orders from unknown correspondents must be accompanied with

the cash, or a satisfactory reference. Address B. K. BLISS VIRST CLASS WHITE-FACED Sept. 27-w4t.

Springfield, Mass. BLACK SPANISH FOWLS

SW IN E For Sale, six months old, at $2 each. Box and feed free, Sept. 27-weowit E. O. ARMSTRONG, Florida, Orange Co., N. Y.

of unmixed breed, from different litters, at low prices for sale. Sept. 20—-w&mtf.

WM. J. PETTEN, Lakeville, Conn.

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