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other gain for feed, for farm use-said mill to be run with of each egg. Add the starch and as much sugar as it will one of Emery & Brothers' two-horse powers—and what receive, not allowing it to run at all; put on the cake amount of work it will perform, and price of mill all ready while warm, not hot. Spread it with a knife. Set it back for use.

J. P. S. (Perhaps some of our readers can fur- in the oven to dry while the oven is only warm. If this nish us the results of their own experience in answer to the rule is followed, you can ornament the cake in any manner above.]

you please, as the iceing is stiff enough to retain its form.

A READER OF THE CULTIVATOR. Cookery and Domestic Economy.

Buckwheat Bread, Who loves not buckwheat pancukes, and to how many THE CULTIVATOR. in a failure of the wheat crop, is buckwheat the staff of life? and to how many more might it be if the fact were generally known, that a most palatable bread can be made froin it.

ALBANY, N. Y., JANUARY, 1860. The bread is as good as the pancakes-(we say better) far less trouble to prepare, and has no burnt grease about AMERICAN FARMERS AND AGRICULTURAL READING, it to make it unwholesone.

About a year ago a contemporary of ours, in writing of TO MAKE BUCKWHEAT BREAD OR JOHNNY CAKE.-To American Farmers, said that they were the most intelligent one quart buttermilk, add a teaspoonful or soda, and flour and enterprising of any on the globe. But our corresenough to make a thin batter--put in an egg if convenient, pondent, John Jouston, whom no one will accuse of and bake in quick oven. Try it! F. K, PHOENIX, having any “book-notions," or of running off into extrava

gant impracticabilities, wrote to us very soon, that this Johnny Cake.

was too much “like a minister of the Gospel, preaching cake without the addition of eggs and Hour: We make is essential to progress to maintain a constant “ agitation," A recipe for those who, like ourselves, prefer Johnny to please sinners in order to fill the pews.”

We had it in mind, at this time to say that, although it our pumpkin pies without those condiments, substituting

as it is now-a-days called, of the means which are to bring a cup or two of cream.

it about,

-We doubt if the farmers of any other country liq cups sweet cream.

know better what their neighbors are doing in the way of 6 cups butter-milk. 1 small tablespoonful granulated or other good sugar.

improvement, or, as a whole, read more in connection with 2 small teaspoonfuls saleratus and a little salt.

their business, than do the farmers of the United States.Add corn-meal to make a batter as stiff as can be con- Then came to our recollection the warning voice which veniently stirred with a spoon. It should be briskly stirred,

we have quoted above, and we turned back to the letter of turned into a well buttered dripping-pan, and baked in a fore being betrayed into any apparent bowing down at the

our correspondent with the conclusion to think again bequick but not too hot oven. M. Racine, Wis.

shrine of mammon.

"I firmly believe,” continued our friend, "that no man Cough Mixture.

or class of men, will cease from doing wrong and learn to I will give you an excellent recipe for coughs and colds, do right, until they are convinced they are wrong; and my if you think proper to insert it in your paper. It has been preaching rest, dung, and lime and plaster, for thirty years tried for several years, and I might say it is almost an in- or nearly, is thrown aside at one sweep, when agricultural fallible remedy.

editors tell the farmers they are so intelligent and enter1 tea-spoonful of Camphor, (liquid,)

prising.” Lobelia,

We must confess that whenever a comparison in any Laudanum,

respect between the great body engaged in agriculture 2 table-spoonfuls of Honey or Loaf Sugar. here and the corresponding class abroad, tempts us into a Dose--1 tea-spoonful night and morning, or when the spirit of complacency, this thought will arise, “ how small fit of coughing is very severe. MRS. J P.

the number really is here in proportion to the whole—who

read with any attention the agricultural journals published Ice Cream.

for their benefit, who regard the improvements made by Take one quart of new milk, one pint of thick sweet least of all, who endeavor by careful thought and practical

others with any effort to adapt them to their own wants, – cream,


eggis-beat thoroughly—2 tablespoons of extract of Fou prefer--"vanilla,' lenon," or any other

trials, to advance a step beyond their fellows, at the same —some use the vanilla bean. Have the sugar powdered ;

time by frequent communication with them, to lend a add the sugar to the mixture in such a proportion as will helping hand, as John Johnston has so often done, toward make it sickishly sweet, as a part of it freezes out.

the general good !"

Some put in a small quantity of arrow root or corn starch, but to the doctrine that all progression, to be real and solid,

But we are of that conservative school which yet adheres that is unnecessary, if you have good cream and plenty of Put the whole in a preserving kettle, with a

must be tolerably slow. ecus

And we think we can distinctly

vessel of hot water under to prevent it having a burnt taste; let mark the evidences that improvement of this kind has it come to a scalding heat; then strain it into a freezer. – begon and is actually going on among our fumers. We Have ice pounded, (snow is better;) put a quart of coarse work the more carnestly and with the better cheer, on this salt with two of snow or ice. Mix the snow and salt well account, to diffuse a knowledge of the necessity of this together and press around the freezer. Stir with a wooden improvement, to discuss the measures by which it may spoon until it commences freezing around the sides; then the ranks of those who will labor with us.

best be scenred, constantly to draw more and more into cover, and only stir it occisionally. Put a hot towel around it to take it out; dip the towel in hot water and it authority on Agricultural matters, the late Philip Puser

It was the remark of a careful observer and received will slip from the freezer easily. I hope I have made it plain for “Jennie.” L.

of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, that “books

will not teach farning, but," added hc, “if they describe Frosting for Cake.

the practices of the best farmers, they will make men

think, and show where to learn it.' More truth was never Take the whites of eggs, perfectly free from the yolk, put into so few words, and James Caird was right in selectand beat it up till it will stand in shape or pile. Prepare ing it for the motto of his survey of English agriculture; the sugar by pounding and sifting through a fine wire sieve; we could have no better, perhaps, in this periodical survey add a tablespoon of arrow root or coru starch to the white we are making, with the pens of our associates and corres

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pondents, of the Agricultural capacities and wants of every mare, bought of Mr. Wm. Adams of Salina, and the other part of our land.

of Mr. E. H. Murdock of Port Byron--one Short-Horn The one resource on which we depend in carrying out and two bull calves, and pairs of Essex and Suffolk pigs, the effort, is the co-oporation of those who might so much from Wm. Hurst of this city, and four Leicester sheep assist us. Let them not think the cry too frequent to from the flock of Jurian Winne of Bethlehem. "fill the pew3;" we shall all be the warmer and more earnest if they are filled, and we shall have the more THE ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL REGISTER OF RURAL AFamong us who are able, and becoming able, to "speak in FAIRS.-Not only every farmer, but every person who has meeting," with the voice, and personally describe the a garden, and even those who have only a rod square of operations of the best farmess." With our New Year's ground to cultivate, should have this beautiful work. It greeting to every reader, we shall pnt therefore the ques. is a wonder to us how the publishers can get up such a tion in a frank and hearty way, “What are you going to book for “twenty-five cents.” Why it's worth a “quarter" do in the month or two to come, to help us along - to just look through it and see the engravings. Let me Haven't you one or two, or a score, or more of neighbors urge every one of your subscribers to send you twenty-five to bring to our mutual assistance? Have you not been cents, and get a copy of the book, and then try and see doing something on your farm during the past season, the how many they can sell. F. F. narrative of which, written out for our columns these long

It may be stated by way of comment upon the above, wintor evenings, would be sure to interest or instruct some that Fifty Dollars were paid by the Publishers of the Regpart or perhaps the whole of our already extensive coin- Ister for one article and the twenty-five drawings accom

panying it, and One Hundred and Fifteen Dollars more for Messrs. Editors," writes a subscriber from Western the Engraving of the latter-the whole occupying only New York under date of Dec. 9th, "I have received your Twelve Pages ! “Tucker'S AMERICAN REGISTER,” says paper (THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN) for several years, and the London Mark Lane Express, is “carefully edited, have made money by so doing; and I am endeavoring to nicely printed and profusely ornamented with wood enshow our farmers that the mind, upon which all these facts gravings.” and suggestions are bestowed at a loss when only the price of subscription is at stake, must be a barren mind indeed." THE STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE OF Ohio.—Extract [See "SpeciaL NOTICES" on Last Page.]

from a letter dated Columbus, O., Dec. 12: We have just

closed a barmonious session of the State Board and State LECTURES Next Month at New-HAVEN.-In our No- Society, of three days continuance. We have concluded vember number we referred to the project, then under not to locate our Fair permanently, nor even to hold it two way, to devote the month of February to a series of eighty successive years in the same place. The new State Board or a hundred lectures on Agricultural and Horticultural consists of the following gentlemen: topics. The price for the series is only $10, and it will, Alxx. WADDLE, So. Charleston, Clark Co., President. undoubtedly, be the best opportunity for discussion and llon. T. C. Jones, Delaware, Recording Secretary.

John Reher, Lancaster, Treasurer. the acquisition of useful information ever offered to our N. S. Towushend, Avon, Lorain County. farmers and their sons. We remark with gratification, the

J. M. Triuable, Hillsboro.

J. M. Millikin, Hamilton. expressions of approval already elicited for the design D. E. Gardener, Toledo. wherever it has been made known; neither those who go

William De Witt Cleveland.

H. B. Perkins, Warren, Trumbull County. io teach, nor those who go to be taught, are likely to come C. W. Potuin, Zanesville. away without receiving some benefit from mutual contact J. H. Klippart, Columbus, Ohio, Corresponding Secretary as well as from the knowledge communicated. The fol

Wood & HURLBURT'S ENGINES RECEIVE A PRIZE.--- At lowing is a brief schedule of the general subjects, with the the last meeting of the Executive Committee of the State names of those who have undertaken their treatment.

Agricultural Society, a special committee of well qualified First WWK-SCIENCE IN ITS RELATIONS TO AGRICULTURE. mechanicians, of which Ira Jagger was Chairman, reported Chemistry, Prof, S. W. JOHNSON.

favorably of Wood & Hurlburt's portable farm engines, on Meteorology,

Prof. B. SILLIMAN, Jr.

exhibition at the late Fair-as performing well, with excelVegetable Physiology, DANIEL C. EATON, Esq.

lent furnace arrangements, rendering them, as respects SECOND WEEK-HORTICULTURE.

danger from fire, and in all respects, good safe engines for Pomology in general, Hon, M. P. WILDER.

light purposes: a Silver Medal awarded.
Dr. C. W. GRANT.

R. G. PARDEE, Esq.
P. BARRY, Esq.

USEFULNESS OF COAL Tar.--Every gardener should Fruits as Farin Crops,

Agricultural Chemistry,
Prof. S. W. JOHNSON.

have a supply of gas tar—it has many uses. In the first Turp WEEK-AGRICULTURE PROPER.

place, nothing will destroy orchard caterpillars so instantly Drainage,

Hon. HENRY F. FRENCH. as the touch of a swab dipped in this substance—the Grasses and Irrigation,


slightest dab will finish them. In the next place it is the llops, Tobacco, &c.

Prof, WM. H. BREWER. best preservative of wood wherever exposed to air and Cultivation of Light Soils,

Enslish Agriculture,

moisture. The inner surfaces of the boxes of barrows and Agricultural Statistics,

Prof. JOHN A. PORTER. hand carts, if coated with two or three applications of hot FOURTH WEEK-DOMESTIC ANIMALS.

gas tar, will last indefinitely, so far as decay is concerned. Principles of Stock Breeding.... Ilon, CASSIU'S M. CLAY. | The lower ends of bean poles, moveable frames, stakes Stock Breeding in V. 8..

LEWIS F. ALLEX, Esq. Breeding for the Dairy,... CITAS L. FLINT, Esq.

for plants, trellises, &c., treated in the same way, will last Torses...

SANFORD HOWARD), Esq. a long time. It is incomparably better than paint. Care Root Crops & Sheep Hush ndry,. THEO. S. GOLD), Esq. Pisciculture,... Dr. J. C. COMSTOCK.

must be taken in heating it not to set it on fire, or a con. Rural Economy,

DONA'D G. MITCHELL, Esq. flagration may be the result. The best time to apply it is Many other experienced Agriculturists and Horticultu- when the wood is very dry, and is warmed by the summer rists, besides those included in the list of lecturers, will be sun, the pores or cracks being open, will absorb it effectupresent and take part in the discussions, which will form ally. This time of year, however, when there is no hot an important feature of the course.

sun, the same result is attained for all small articles by The number of lectures on the above subjects, will ave- warming them for some time near or under a stove. rage three lectures to each subject. The Course will commence Feb. 1. For a detailed programme, including sub- South-Down SHEEP FOR TEXAS.–George HARTSHORNE, iects not above specified, applicatian may be made to Prof. Rahway, N. J., shipped last week, for Calhoun Co., Texas, John A. Porter, New Haven, Ct.

15 South-Down Bucks. This is the third shipment Mr.

Hartshorne has made within the last 12 months. The LIVE STOCK for CALIFORNIA.-Mr. E. FRISBIE of Val-sheep have done well, and are very much valued, and no lejo, sailed for California on the sth ult., taking with him doubt exists as to their value in crossing with the Mexican two breeding mares--one by Consternation from a Morgan sheep of that section.


Fruit Trees,




Albany, N. Y.
CHARLES E. PEASE, Proprietor,

(Successor to RICHARD H. PEASE, )

Farmers and Dealers in Agricultural Machines will
find it to their interest to patronize this establishment,
where they can be supplied with the very best

Endless Chain Horse Powers,
for one or two horses; Lever or Sweep Horse Powers;
Improved Threshers and Separators and Cleaners;
Circular Saw Mills for cord wood; Cross Cut Saty
Mills for cross cutting lumber; Krauser's Patent and
Philo's Cider Mills; Corn Shellers; Clover Huilers;
Dog Powers for churning, &c., &c.; Hay Cutters, Wil
son's Patent, &c.

Manufacturing none but the most approved Imple.
ments that have been thoroughly and practically
tested, I am enabled to give a most liberal warranty
on all my implements, knowing that they cannot but
work as represented. I have just received the first
premium at the New-YORK STATE FAIR, held here
October 4 to 7th, for the best, most durable, useful and

Agricultural Machines
on exhibition. Orders will receive prompt attention,
and Circulars sent gratis on application. Address

Excelsior Ag. Works,

Albany, N. Y.
Jan. 1, 1860.


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ELOW is a Notice by J. J. THOMAS, Esq., pub-wellende double square or Scoch harrow. The Shares harrow pul

We tried this harrow side by side with a common, nearly new, and

verized more efficiently and more than twice as deep, at twice passing, of the above named machine:

as the square one at four times. "SHARES' ILARROW.--We have given a full sind practical trial to

Every man who cultivates a farm of any considerable size, espe. SHARES HARROW, received from PEUSE & EaGlistor, of this city. It cially if the soil be strong or adhesive, would certainly pay for this proves to be an adinirable implement for its intended purpose it ! harow in one year by the work it would enable him to perform. Nocompletely pulverizes the surface of inverted sod, effecting tiis at thing can exceed it in preparing inverted sod for corn or for any other least three times as deep as the same is performed by the common crop. It would effect an admirable preparation for the gang plow, in harrow. Besides this, it possos one great advantage over the coin

turning under a coat of manure on the top of inverted sod; and it mon harrow as well as over the king plow, in that it does not tear up would prepare fall-plowed ground for sowing oats and barley early in the bod or bring up the grass. This advantage results from the pecu- spring, in an esticient manner. It is one of the best inventions of late liar form of cach tooth, which at first presses the sod down like a sled years for the farmer." runner-then cuts it in the direction of motion-then throws the earth This celebrated implement is manufactured by the subscriber. It sideways like the mould-board of a plow. The inventor of this tooth weighs only

185 lbs., and the price is only $15, delivered on cars or has shown much ingenuity in thus combining in the proper order these boat here. Farmers and Planters south, are requested to order in time three offices

for their early spring work. Catalogues gratis. Address, for further The forio of the harrow is neat and perfect. Its three bars are particulars,

WM. W. EGGLESTON, folded snusly together for conveyance, and opened agaiu for use, and

Successor to Pease & Eggleston, braced, with .

Dealer in all kinds of Agricultural Implements, Albany, N. Y.

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Public, the Proprietors of the
above works again desire to call atten: quality when used side by side with ucst other

kinds in use, and equal enjored for so many rears from an Intelligent Agricultural PER DAY

with the FIFTY SAW GIN,

and produces a lint of a superior tion to their Assortment of Machines and Implements. Believing, as

to that made with the best GINS known. they do, that their workmanship and Materials, and the successful COTTON ÇROP, and sustain all here claiined for them.

They have been thoroughly tested the past season in the GEORGIA and satisfactory operation of the many thousands of their Machines throughout the Agricultural world, together with the liberal patronage

Another is a so long enjoyed and constantly increasing, warrants them in saying

POWER CORN SHELLER, that their Machines are superior to any others manufactured. also adapted for the Two Horse Power, as well as for milling purpoges

The low Prices charged for their articles, considering their intrinsic on any scale, as they are capable of Shelling, with two horses, upwards value as compared with those of other makers, render them far of One Hundred Bushels clean corn per hour, and nearly double that cheaper to the purchasers than any other Machines made for simi- amount with additional power. lar purposes, at whatever prices they may be sold.

They cembine all the advantages of the well known SMITH'S PA. To those who have used Machines from the

TENT, which is almost exclusively in use in the corn growing States, ALBANY AGRICULTURAL WORKS,

the Proprietors having concluded an arrangement with the patentee or bave been acquainted with their value, no further recommendation making the most perfect Sheller in use.

for the privilege of using so much of his patent as is necessary for is necessary; but as there are many who have neither used or seen,

Another is a or perhaps known their merits, the Proprietors would say that their combined experience as manufacturers and users, together with their

NEW CORN PLANTER, long and extensive trade in Agricultural Implements, &c., and their combining all the valuable qualities of the ALBANY CORN and Travely and Exhibitions of their work in almost every State in the SEED PLANTER, which also was of their own invention, and which Union, with numerous trials and tests in competition with every has been the acknowledged leading Corn Planter for thirteen years Competing Machine of any note in the country, enable them to produce among the hundreds of other Machines invented and in use during the best of its kind in every article made by them, and to keep pace that time. The improvements in this better adapt it to the great with, and in many instances to lead in the improvement and intro- variety and conditions of soils, as well as seeds, which, in these re. duction of labor saving machinery.

spects, make it doubly valuable, as compared with the other, while it They would also state that many times more Prizes for superiority is more simply constructed and afforded at a less price. of their Machines at Public Exhibitions, have been awarded to them

Another is the than to the Proprietors of any like establishment, embracing nearly IMPROVED CLOVER GRATER AND CLEANER, ONE HUNDRED GOLD, SILVER & BRONZE MEDALS, combining the well known Rasp Grating Cylinder and Concave, with various articles of Silver Plate, and more than One Thousand Dollars many important additions and improvements in its manner of adjustin money, besides Hundreds of Diplomas and awards of lesser import city for work, and doing it in a more complete manner. This is

ment and in its operating parts, which secure a much greater capą. ance, which facts alone are sufficient guaranty to the public of the believed to be the most perfect Clover Mill extant-and the large sales value of their

workmanship, as well as the execution of the Machines and the general satisfaction given by them this season has thus demon. themselves. Notwithstanding the great variety and utility of their Machines, they have, during the past year, added several new ones strated their merits. to their assortment, and made valuable additions and improvements improvements, enable the Proprietors to offer greater inducements,

The foregoing, together with a great number of minor additions and to many of their others, already celebrated for superior merit, among both in quality of their wares and terms of sale than heretofore, and which may be named as new, an

they solicit a careful examination of their manufactures, and their IMPROVED THRESHER AND CLEANER Mlluminated Catalogue of Machines, which contains descriptions, Combined, which is of much simpler Construction, of greater capa-l illustrations and Prices of the leading articles manufactured by them. city, and requiring less force to propel it than heretofore with others. This Catalogue contains a large amount of useful information relating made by them. It combines in its structure the advantages of the

to the value and uses, as well as construction of labor saving machines, CELEBRATED PITTS PATENTS, which are most generally used in

which is important to be known and understood by every Farmer, all large threshers in the wheat growing States. It is far superior to Dealer and Manufacturer, using, selling or making Agricultural Ma. any thing heretofore offered by them to the public, as their extensive! chines. The Illustrations are in the finest style of the art of Wood use during the past harvest has demonstrated. Another is

Engraving, and alone make a valuable collection. This Catalogue is

furnished gratis, and postage pre-paid, upon the receipt of a three A COTTON GIN

cent postage stamp. The Proprietors solicit Local Agents wherever for Plantation use, and especially adapted for their TWO HORSE none are already established, to whom liberal terms and compensation POWER, while it is readily

driven by any other of equal or greater force. will be allowed. Address This GIN is so complete in all its parts, and perfect in its mechanism,

EMCRY BROTHERS, Proprietors of the that two mules of ordinary size, upon their Two HORSF POWER, Albany Agricultural Works, Nos. 62 and 64, State St., Albany, N. Y








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Lawton and Newman's Thornless Blackberry Planta, 96 per 100.

The proprietor of these Nurseries, the most extensive in the world,

Oct. 1--mtr.

Milton, Ulster Co., N. Y. has the honor to in fornu his numerous friends and the public, thai lus Catalogue of FROIT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES, SITRCBS, ROSES, SEED.

A W T ON BLACKBERRY.--To LINGS. TRUIT STOCKS, &c., for the present season, is now ready and at their disposal. Apply as heretofore, to

obtain the original variety for field or garden culture, address F. A. BRUGUIERE, 51 Cedar-Street,

WM. LAWTON, New Rochelle, N. Y. Oct. 6-woam3t-m3t.

New York,

Circulars, with ample directions, will be forwarded to all appli.
cants, free.

Aug. 1-n121.
Agricultural and Horticultural Book Publishers,


offer for the Fall and Spring Trade a large Stock of American AND

Arbor Vitæ, 5 to 12 inches, $15 per 1000; Balsam Fir. 4 to 12 inches, $18; Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Norway Spruce, 3 to 6 inches, $15; 6 to 12 inches, $30: Hemlock, 4 to Is published monthly at $2 a year, by

15 inches, $20. Also Red Cedar, Austrian, Scotch and White Pines,

European Mountain Ash, European and American Larch, Sugir, C. M. SAXTON, BARKER & CO., 23 PARK ROW, NEW YORK.

Scarlet and Silver Maple Seedlings, Basket Willow Cuttingy, Houghton A complete assortment of AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTU. and Cluster Gooseberry, Apple Stocks, &c., all good plants at the RAL BOOKS constantly on hand. Catalogues furnished on applica- lowest cash rates. Native Evergreens, mostly Arbor Vitve, Balsan Fir iton. Dec. 1-Yeowtinlt.

and Spruce from open grounds, 5 to 12 inches, $7 per 1000, $50 per

10.000. No charge for packing or delivery at Depot. "See our WholeSix llundred and Seventy-two Pages and nearls NINE HCNDRED sale Catalogue.

Sept. 27-*260. ENGRAVINGS! 66

TO NURSERYMEN AND FLORISTS. comprehensive title, the Publishers of the ANNUAL REGISTER

NURSERIES at Angers, France, begy to announce that he is prehave just completed a new edition of that work from the begiuning, --embracing the Numbers from 1855 to 1860 inclusive, in Two Volumes pared to fill orders for Fruit, Forest, or Ornamental Trees and Shrubs muslin, fullgili, fine paper, and wide margins, sold 'either separately &c., &C.... Catalogues of the prices current, embracing shipping charges or together, at One Dollar each, and furnishing a

and all other needlul information, may be had on application to

Complete Encyclopædia in Miniature,

Aug. 11-W260

59 Liberty Street, New York For every man with a Farm, a Garden or a Domestic Animal-for


RESH every Place which will grow a Flower or a Fruit Tree for every Pur.

SEEDS in large or chaser or Builder in the Country, and for every Household in the City, delighting in representations or looking forward with hopes of Rural Nov. 3-w12t.

B. M. WATSON, Plymouth, Mass. Life, einbracing under the head of

1. Country Dwellings, FORTY-TWO DESIGNs for Cottages, Farm Hlouses, and Villas, with Plans

sale and Retail Dealer in GARDEX, FIELD AND FLOWER in many instiinces of several floors, and including under this head SEEDS of all kinds. Address No. 492 Broadway, Albany, New York. alone, One Hundred and Twenty-seven Engravings.

Jan, 1, 1860.
II. Improving, Planting, and Laying out Grounds.
Several Chapters will be found on these and kindred Subjects, with

L A N D RE T H & SON, many full and practical details, illustrated with no less than Ninety

SEED GROWERS. one Engravings. Iu. Fruit Culture,

Philadelphia, Nos. 21 and 23 South 6th Street.

St. Louis, Mo., No. 18 South Main Street. On this Subject we have not only Directions for Cultivation, but also

Charleston, S. C., No. 297 King Street,

Jan. 1, 1860. concise and reliable Descriptions of the most Valuable Sorts, with Lists for different parts of the Country, and One Hundred and Ninety- M. THORBURN & CO., GROWERS AND seven Engravings.

• IMPORTERS OF IV. Farms and Farm Buildings.

Vegetable, Fruit, Field and Flower Seeds. Onder this Department we have Mr. THOMAS' admirable Prize Essay on Farin Management, Suggestions on Laying Out Farnis, with Plans, Ware-House, No. 15 John Street, New York.

Jan, 1, 1880.
and Desins for Farm Structures, including Barns, Piggeries, Poultry
Houses, Sinoke llouses, Cisterns, Carriage Houses, Stables, Grana.
ries, Sheep Houses, Wagon llouses, &c., &c., and Ninety Engravings.

V. Farm Implements.
PIGS, Whitehall P, O., Madison Co., Ky.

Dec, 1-Wti.
Here Descriptions more or less full, with accompanying Remarks, are

given of a wide variety of Implements--especially those that are M PRO V ED SHORT HORN S.-
new and valuable. Eighty-eight Engravings.

The subscriber, wishing to reduce bis herd in numbers, offers for
VI. Domestic Animals.

sale at inoderate prices several excellent Cows with good pedigreer The different Breeds are Illustrated, and various Recipes and Direc. Apply at Ellerslie Farm, one inile south of Rhinebeck Station, líud.

tions given for the Treatment of their Diseases. Poultry Manage. son River Railroad.
ment is here included. Forty Engravings.

Sept. 22-W&mtr.

VII. School Houses.


SALE.-I have for sale geveral Short Horn Bulls and Plcifers,

bred by myself from the imported Dutchess or Bates Stock. Address A Chapter upon the Dairy and its Processes, will be found most valu

DR. HIERVAN WENDELL, Hazelwood, Albany, N. Y. Jan, 1,
able and interesting. Thirteen Engravings.
IX. Kitchen and Flower Garden.

EREFORDS FOR SALE.-A few thorough-
Articles on the Management of these portions of the Homestead
Grounds are Illustrated with Twenty-seven Engravings.

best Imported Stock.

X. Rock Work and Rustic Structures,

Dec. 17-wtf.

East Springfield, Otsego Co., N, Y.
Conservatories, Vineries, and Rustic Ornaments of Wood and Iron,
both for Outdoors and Indoors, with Sixty-one Engravings.

BERKSHIRE PIGS.—Choice Pigs, one
XI, The Apiary.

month old, $3 each; two months, $6; three months, $8_gent
A Chapter is contributed under this head. by the Author of the "Mys. sings, or pairs not akin, to any distance, well boxed with food.
teries of Bee-Keeping,"-with Eleven Engravings.

Pedigrees furnished. My Berkshires are bred from the choice impor-
XI. Under Draining.

tations of Morris, Brentnall, and others. I can afford prime swine

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