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withdrawn with about half a pound less force than the com neglected as a field crop in most districts within our know mon flat one. This would make a vast difference to a ledge. We have heard the remark from pretty good au horse in one day's travel. Four shoes thus lifted in every thority, that whoever would try a patch of cabbage for twr second, would be 7200 pounds in an hour, or twenty-eight or three years, and use them judiciously for his cows, cat tons in eight lours.

tle, and sheep, wonld never willingly be without a larger Another advantage of this form is that horses ball much supply in succeeding years. less with snow than where the common square shouldered shoe is used; and stones cannot become wedged in them. cess to the COUNTRY GENTLEYAN! I have spent from $25

Is A subscriber in Ohio, writes us as follows:—“Suc The manufacturer of this shoe is CHARLES RICHARDSON to $70 every year for Agricultural papers since I comof Auburn, N. Y., who also manufactures from selected merced farming in April 1853, and I find the Country scrap iron a material of admirable quality, which he furn- Gentleman worth ANY OTHER Two that I take.” ishes already worked into shoes, or in convex bars ready

APPLES FROM WESTERN NEW-YORK.-From the returns for this purpose. Mechanics who use this iron inform us in the Canal Collector's office in this city, we find, says that they find it of the finest quality.

the Evening Journal, that during the month of October, In another column may be found an interesting

thirty-nine thousand, three hundred and five barrels of communication upon the Farmers' CLUBS of Franklin Co., apples were received from the west, and forwarded to their Mass., prepared at our request by J. S. GRENNEL.L, Eeq, city of New-York, but also a good proportion of the New

destination. This amount ought to supply not only the the energetic Secretary of the County Ag. Society, as well England States. This probably is only a commencement as of the Greenfield Club, and a member of the State of the receipts, as the most bardy fruit will not be in a Board of Agriculture.

condition to ship before the early part of this month. Massachusetts has set an example, in the systematic encouragement of these Clubs, which should not be lost upon Minnesota, the past season harvested 4,379 bushels of

Heavy Crops.—Mr. Elias McKean of Washington Co., other states. printing by the Legislature, of sufficient extra copies of oats, machine measure, from 68 acres of land, or a fracthe Transactions of our State Society, to supply the mem- tion over 64 bushels per acre. He also harvested 76 acres bers of such Clubs, who pay One Dollar, would be taking of wheat, which yielded 334 busbels per acre by measure. one good step; and it is to be hoped that some member Botlı crops would have greatly overrun these amounts by of the newly elected Assembly will bear tbe subject in weight. mind,

Dr. R. T. UNDERHILL will accept our thanks for But supposing the matter to be left hereafter, as it has samples of the Grape Crop, from his extensive Isabella been heretofore, entirely to the private enterprize of our and Catawba Vineyards at Croton Point, on the Hudson Farmers, we are not without numerous examples of suc- river.. We believe the Dr.'s faith in these two popular cessful Clubs in this state which have thoroughly tested varieties has never languished for a moment, notwithstandand determined the question—if question it is-of the ing the crowd of recent aspirants to the favor of the expediency and utility of such organizations.

Horticultural world. It is now just the time to be moving for the formation Tur BAROMETER.-Seeing an inquiry about the utility of new Clubs, and for old ones to be arranging their win- of Barometers, in your paper, I thought perhaps other exter programme. Any hints from the experience of those perience on the subject might be acceptable. I have had who have taken part in their management in past seasons, one of Timby's patent portable barometers for two or will therefore be read with especial interest and may do three months. It is a single column of mercury, much good. We have heard of several in our own State, without an index, according to choice, and costs about $8. which have organized courses of lectures, formal or infor- Thongli it is by no means infallible, I would not be without mal, as a part of their system of operations-generally to it for the price of it. G. H. Medford, N. J., 10 mo. 25. be undertaken mostly by their own members, with such A Hint for HUSKERS.—"Iusking,” says a correspondadditional assistance from more distant sources as the Club ent of the New-England Farmer, "may be greatly facilithink themselves able to afford. Any such courses, or tated by breaking off the ears before stripping. By presssimple appointments of meetings, we shall be glad to no-ing the thumb and fingers firmly against the butt of the tice in the CountRY GENTLEMAN. Let those who are stir ears, and bending over with the other hand, one may acring in these directions make others aware of their good quire the habit of breaking them off, so that many eary works; perhaps one of the farmer's greatest difficulties is will bave few, if any, husks left. The stooks need not be that he doesn't know enough of what other farmers are untied. By a little ingenuity at contrivance, one may fix about.

a low bench three feet wide, or so, throw a stook upon it, - In this connection it may not be out of place to an- sit down, with feet under the bench, begin on one side to nounce that preparations are now making for a second break off

, and make clean work as he goes; or, Agricultural Lecture Course under the auspices of Yale kneel down to the stooks as they stand, or lie on the floor." College, at New-Haven, Ct., during February next. The

THE GARNET Chili Potato. -A correspondent of the particulars will ere long be ready for publication.

Country GENTLEMAN, at Cherry Valley, writes as follows:

“I have taken more interest in the potato than anything ** The liberality of Mr. SHEFFIELD of New Haven, in else. Three years ago I sent for all the best varicties contributing to the erection of a Building for the use of which I saw advertised, and especially those which were the Scientific Department of Yale College, has been already advertised as free from disease, namely, the Prince Albert, mentioned in the Co. Gent. This building contains an Peach Blow, Davis, Garnet Chili and several other kinds extensive Laboratory, in which we learn that there is now raised by Mr. Goodrich. All these show considerable disa class of 12 students regularly occupied, although much labor is still required to perfect its arrangements. Not ease, except the Garnet Chili. This has been a trying content with expending $50,000 in the erection of this season, and a potato that will

bear the test, I regard as a

valuable acquisition. The Garnet Chili is valuable on edifice, Mr. SHEFFIELD-as we are informed by a corres- many other accounts, and I regard Mr. Goodrich as a benpondent under date of Oct. 31—has just given $50,000 factor of bis country in having produced so valuable an more toward the endowment of professorships.

acquisition. It ought to be more generally known, and a CabbageS--FIELD CULTURE.—It would be interesting

public expression of gratitude is due to Mr. Goodrich." and instructive to not a few of our readers, to have a re- ten and said about the science and art of agrieulture, but for

TAE ART OF AGRICULTURE.- A great deal has been writport from some one who has been in the habit of raising cab- practical guidance the whole thing is in a nut shell. It conbages in the field for feeding to cows and other stock, consists in these two rules-nake the land rich, and keep. the taining some details as to manuring, planting, cultivating, weeds down. If any person who tries to raise any plant will harvesting storing and feeding. It is pretty nearly a set- follow these two rules he will succeed, and if he does not fultled persuasion with us, that cabbage is rather too much low them bo will not succeed.

with or

be may

Transactions of the New York State Agricul

[For the Country Gentleman and Cultivator.)

The Farmers' Clubs of Massachusetts. tural Society, for 1859. This is a good solid volume of about 800 pages, and

Eds. COUNTRY GENTLEMAN-In accordance with your like its predecessors, is full of interestiug and varied in. request I send you a brief sketch of the formation and

working of our Farmers' Clubs.” The idea originated in formation on agricultural subjects. Several of its most the Board of Agriculture, and on their suggestion the important papers deserve special notice. The first is the Legislature of 1859 passed an act, providing that "every general Report of B. P. Johnson, the Corresponding Farmers' Club properly organized by the election of officers Secretary, and comprises within a few pages a condensed and holding regular meetings of its members, shall, upon review of agricultural progress for the previous year, and application made in November of each year to the Seere

tary of the Board of Agriculture, receive copies of the more particularly of the successful labors of the State So- report of said Board, and of its other publications, in prociety. There are some facts stated which we must repeat. portion to the number of its members, and of the applicaOne alludes to the destruction of sleep by dogs in Ohio, tions so made, and said Fariners' Clubs receiving such the loss amounting in 1858, to 60,536 killed, and 36,441 benefits from the State, shall annually in October, make injured; the total damages in one year being $146,000. returns to the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture of the

reports of Committees and of agricultural experiments Another fact is given as a proof of the benefit conferred made by such Clubs. A sum not exceeding two thousand upon the country by a single model farm. One to which dollars is hereby placed at the disposal of the Secretary of the first premium of the Society had been awarded, “was the Board of Agriculture, to carry out the provisions of visited in one season by fifty persons out of the State,

this act." while of those residing in our State, the number was proba-members of the Board proceeded to establish clubs in

Under this liberal provision of the Legislature, the bly much larger.” The Report of the discussions at the their respective localities, and with great success. Seven State Fair and at the Annual Meeting, is full of interest; / were in active operation all last winter in Franklin county and although we sometimes see error with much valuable west of the Connecticut, and one cast, and I am happy truth, there is a kind of practical knowledge brought out to say that in all of them the Country GENTLEMAN is on these occasions, which cannot be found elsewhere. taken, and so well appreciated that the list will be handWell-reported discussions of this kind, by the best far. somely increased next January.

As there was a general similarity to all, I send you the mers of the State, are read with great interest by cultiva. Constitution of the only one I happen to have by me: tors, and should be encouraged by the Society.

CoxsTITUTION OF THE GREENFIELD FARMERS' CLUB. An unusual amount of practical information is present-mers' Club.

ARTICLE 1. This Association shall be called the "Greenfield Far. ed on Dairy husbandry from practical farmers, and this and Treasurer, who shall be chosen by brnot, and who

shall hola

Art. 2. The officers shall be a President, Vice President, Secretary portion is exceedingly valuable and interesting.

their oNices for one year and until others are chosen to fill their

places. One of the best parts of the volume is the survey of On-l poder to preserre order, rappoint committees and assign topics for ondaga County, by GEORGE GEDDES, one of the most com- discussion at the suggestion of the members,

ART. 4. In the absence of the President, all his powers shall be ex. petent persons for such a task which the country affords, ercised by the Vice President.

ART. 5. The Secretary sball keep a record of the proceedings of each and which he has performed with great ability. The Geo- meeting, which shall be read by him at the next meeting after. He logical references are very valuable—the full description of conduct whatever correspondence shall be ordered by the Club. the salt springs and of the manufacture of salt, will be read ART. 6. There shall be at each meeting a discussion upon a topic

previously announced, which shall be commenced by four members with interest by many—but the remarks on “Practical Ag- designated at the previous meeting by the presiding officer, and such

other exercises as the Club may deem proper. riculture," from which several extracts have appeared in

ART. 7. The annual meeting of this Club shall be in the first week thie Co. Gent., will be especially esteemed by general read in January of each year, when the officers shall be chosen.

ART, 8. Any person may become a member of this Club by paying ers, the author being not only a most successful farmer, one dollar

and signing this Constitution. but one who has an utter dislike to all shamg. There ap- two-thirds of the members present at any meeting. notice of the pro

ART. 9. This Constitution may be altered or amended by a yote of pear to be two or three typographical errors in the scien- posed change having been given at a previous meeting. tific names of a few plants, as where Poa compressa as that time till late in March, when the travelling became

Our first meeting was holden in December, and from well as P. pratensis, is given as Kentucky Blue-grass very bad, we had meetings every week—well attended; we where the Cupressus thyoides (or white cedar of New had over forty members. England,) is given as the white cedar of Western New- We fixed no day of regular meeting in our constitution, York, which we suppose in this case to be the Thuja occi- because we preferred to fix at each meeting the time for dentalis and where Cerasus serolina (or choke cher of all kinds which occur during the winter. A great point

the next-dodging lyceum lectures, concerts, and meetings ry,) is given as the common wild cherry, which is the C. gained was to make the whole thing a social neighborly virginiana. These are, however, small errors, and do not affair—to develop what knowledge and experience we had affect the great practical value of the work.

among us by plain unpretentious talk; to carefully avoid The “Glimpses of Agriculture in Great Britain,” by a set debate. Of course there would be differences of Luther H. TUCKER, Treasurer of the Society, comprise in opinion on every subject, but expressed in a conversational

way; a member would give his theory or experience, and part the substance of the letters which have already ap- then would be called upon to answer questions concerning peared in our columns, and we trust that it may not be im. it. I know that our rule requesting members to keep their proper to say of our young associate at a distance of 150 seats when addressing the President, or each other, instead miles longitude, what others, wlio are much better judges, frigidity of such meetings—in encouraging the timid and

of standing, had a very great influence in thawing the have said before, that has given the best description of

shy, who would shrink from standing up conspicuously and British Agriculture within the same compass, that bas yet addressing the club in a formal manner, while from their appeared.

seats they would unobtrusively express opinions, the reThere is a vast amount of other valuable information, sult of observation and experience, generally of the greatcomprised in smaller papers, practical communications, re from observation of other clubs, I am satisfied was the

est value. It gave it a neighborly fireside character, which sults of experiments, abstracts of county reports, &c., that form altogether a most valuable volume, which farmers can

most pleasant, satisfactory, and improving. read, study, and draw upon to a large amount.

Occasionally fruit would be brought in, both for ex. amination and comparison, and for enting. Different ex

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periments, to be tried during the winter or coming sum- with great rapidity, a single pair being capable of producing mer, are assigned to committees, who report at their leisure. several thousand in a year. Loudon says that the most efReports quite fully written out, of the subjects and fectual mode of destruction is kiln drying. It was found that discussions, were every week printed in our village pa. 110 degrees of Fahrenheit, (12o above blood heat,) did not pers, and were read through the county with great in prevent their developinent, but that 130 to 140 degrees killed terest. Among the subjects discussed, were

** Winter

ihein. Ventilation and repeated shifting of the wheat were Treatment of Stock of all kinds," " Manures," " Plow pipe of an anthracite coal stove, or even of a common wood

found to be great preservatives. No doubt the beat from tho ing," * Raising of Calves," "Sheep," "The Dairy and store, thrown into the granary. 20 as to produce a hent equal Dairy Stock," "Fruit and Fruit Trees,” “Ruising of Coru,” to 140 degrees, which could be easily ascertained by a ther&c., &c. Some of these occupied three successive meet-mometer would answer an excellent purpose.) ings, and were fully discussed.

GOOSEBERRY, &c.--Can you tell me where I can obtain the We closed on the first of April, when spring work com

“Mountain Seedling Gooseberry," which is noticed and illusmenced, and we shall start again the first week in Deo trated on p. 304, Oct. CULTIVATOR, and the price ? Also cember.

“ Pike's Defiance Cucumber," and the “Bezi Mai Pear ?" All our members have been supplied with the State G. W. Belote. Ohio. (The Mountain Seedling Gooseberry Agricultural Report, a handsome and valuable volume, can be procured of E. Y. Tens, Richmond, Ind., and probably prepared by our efficient and hard-working Secretary, of moet other nurserymen.

We do not know that the other whose Reports are not surpassed by those of any State in things mentioned are to be had in this country.) the Union. “Long may he wave."

QUINCE FROM CUTTING8.—Will Angers quince grow readily On the whole, the experiment of these Clubs was a de- from the cuttings? Will it grow as readily as the Orange cided success, and they will become a permanent institu- quince ? [The Angers quivce usually grows more readily tion. Sucli gatherings make men better acquainted with from cuttings than the common or Orange - if the cuttings each othér; they bring men together, and, by thus min- are well put out, very early in spring or in autumn, and gling, the rough irregularities of character and manner are mulched with an inch or two of very fine manure, a large rubbed down, the chill crust of reserve and shyness is Many consider

spring setting

as most successful; hut we are

portion of them will grow,- gay froin one-fifth to one-half. cracked, and men take an equal pleasure in learning from inclined to give the preference to autumn, provided the mulchothers and in imparting their own knowledge.

ing just spoken of, is given them. It is very important that I think that the honor of establishing " Farmers' Clubs" the carth be compactly packed about them. A singlo exambelongs to the old Bay State. JAMES S. GRENNELL. ple of its importance :- A row of cuttings was set out when Greenfield, Mass, Nov. 1, 1860,

there was a thin crust of frozen earth, which prevented perfect packing. Not one in a hundred lived. Along side this

row, of several others well put in, about one-half the cuttings Inquiries and Nuswers.

ALSIKE CI.OVER.-I can tell J. M. Macalister all about GUANO FOR POTATOES.-Will you oblige me by informing Alsike clover another year, as a friend of mine near here, has mo through the Co. Gent., what is the common or most ap- a crop growing, sown last June. It is doing well-also the proved method of using guano with the potato crop-whether incarnata. Thorburn had no seed this year, and my friend by putting it in the bill or applying it otherwise, and the sent to Canada for it. We imported a lot some years ago; quantity it is thought most advisable to use to the acre, to sold a little, kept balance three years--no demand-then gether with any remarks upon this subject you may think threw it away. It is said Alsike makes the best of Bee paswill be of advantage to one practically unacquainted with the ture. use of it.

W. X. d. Digby, N. B. [Gunno may be various- ARCHITECTORE.-There is a work mentioned in The Cully applied. Perphaps the best way is to strew it along the TIVATOR for 1847, called the "American Architect,” by Ritch furrow before dropping the sets, and mixing it a little with & Grey, published by C. M. Saxton, New-York, in numbers, the soil by draggiog along the bottom of the furrow a small | 25 cents each. I have not seen the work, but should be glad cylindrical mass of brush, or running a small plow lightly to know if is useful. I have paid too much for books that along. Then drop the potatoes about 18 inches a part, and have turned out trash, only made to display the writor's abilicover them. If dropped in hills, throw half an inch or so ty to pile words together, to trust to buy any just by seeing of earth over the guano before planting. Four or five bund- the name of them.

RUSTICUS. dred pounds per acre is an ample supply.) CATTLE STABLES.-Can you send me, in any back number,

STEPHENS' BOOK OF THE FARM.-J. W. S. We know of a really good plan for a stable for feeding fifty or one hundred no edition of this work since the one with American notes by

the late Professor Norton, issued several years ago, and cattle, with best mode of baltering or fastening the cattle. We published by L. Scott & Co. New-York, price $5. winter and graze a large number of cattle in this part of Virginia, but they are all fed during the winter in the open fields,

China Pigs.-Will you please tell me of some person who (usually on blue grass sod,) with straw, corn fodder, and a few has the full blooded China pigs for sale ?. I am anxious to ob bushels of corn just before they go on grass in the spring. R. tain a pair ? J. W. J. Knob Noster, Mo. (We do not know A. DULANY. (Our correspondent will find plans for large

where they can be procured.) barns on pages 144 and 149 of vol. 1, of Rural Affairs, (or on

LANGSTROTA's Patent Hive. I would inforın W.CH Corresponding pages of the Illustrated Annual Register for that Mr. Langstroth cannot prevent any one from using tho 1856,) and on pages 96 and 284 of the same work, vol. 2. Des inovable frame, but his patent is good for his particular arcriptions of the interior of cattle stables are given on pages rangement, viz., suspending the frame and the shallow cham286 and 287 of vol. 2 of the same work. We mail either vol. ber in connection with the frame and boney board. There postpaid on receipt of One Dollar.)

are several patents for movable comb hives. I have a hive GRAIN WEEvil-Enclosed I send you a few black or barn that is as good as any of them, and does not infringe any weevils, as they are called. Do you or any of your numerous patent, I have not made it public, but I may do so before readers know of any way to get rid of them, except by starva

long, tion by not putting any grain into the barn for a few years,

PIE-MELON Pies.-We give the following from an Iowa which is the only way known in our neighborhood, and which paper, in answer to a recent call for information by one of our is a great trouble and inconvenience ? Something must be correspondents :-"Remove the seeds, pare, slice up, and stow done to destroy them, for they increase very fast, and would them as you would pumpkins, just enough to hava it like in a few years more destroy half of the wheat and rye in stewed apples. When done, add sugar, spices and a littla some barns. A small description, together with the mode of incid, such as tartaric acid, lemon juice, or good sharp vine. destroying them, will be thankfully received by at least ono gar, (the last is not quite as good.) A tablespoonful of lemon of your numerous readers. e. K. Wrightsville, Pa. [This juice to four pounds of melon is the best preparation. Do not insect is the Calandra granaria, (or Curculio granaria, of put the sauce in copper or brass. For a pumpkin or a custard Linn.). It resembles in general form the common or plum pie, omit the acid, but bring the mass to a proper consistency curculio, but is slenderer, and of a dark brown color, and only by adding sugar, milk and eggs. Only a little of these in: about one-seventh of an inch in length. It is described in a gredients will be necessary, just sufficient to give color an: Dote appended by Loudon to Kollar's Treatise on Insects, who favor. A superior preserve is also made of it. It is thought states that the female deposits her eggs upon wheat in gran- to be a valuable acquisition in the West. Aries, and the young larvæ immediately burrow into the grain, and eat the interior, leaving the shell entire. It increases Do good with what thou h:18t, or it will po tliec no good.






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PARTIAL ABSTRACT OF CONTENTS. ripens its fruit early; grapes do not fall off; it has been proved for

Among other vaļuable chapters, the Annual Register for 1861 will 20 years, and found always reliable; the wine sells readily at from contain the following :$2 to 64 per gallon. The grapes have been analyzed by C. T. Jack- 1. WORKING MEN'S COTTAGES-Serenteen Engravings. son, State Assayer of Massachusetts, and found to contain 15 per 1. Important Advantages of their Erection. cent, of grape sugar by the tables, and 2 per cent. tartaric acid, N. 2. Design for a Cottage of the smallest Size. Longworth, Esq., says it is the thickest must joice) be has ever seen, 3. Design for a Cottage on a somewhat Larger Scale. Extract from his letter :

4. Design for a Cottage or better class or for a small Farm House CINCINNATI, October 27, 1860. 5. Design for a soinewhat more costly Cottage. Dr. E. WARE SYLVESTER-Dear Sir: The Grapes are received. I 6. A Design by L. B. Valk. bave pressed out the must. .... To my surprise it weighs 7. A Design by J. M. Wade, with modincations eighty-two degrees, a fair weight. Must as black as ink, and thicker

II. LAYING OUT GROUNDS-Fire Engravings. than any I have seen. Yours, &c..


1. Plan of a VDlage llall Acre Garden. DR. CHAS. T. JACKSON'S OPINION OF OPORTO WINE.

2. simple but Graceful Arrangement of Pleasure Grounds. This specimen of Oporto is not too sweet, but is just right, and is a 3. Laying out a Western Farw. good Wine, which will improve on age, if bottled. The high color of III. PRUNING AND TRAINING ROSES-Eleven Engravings. the Oporto Grape is a valuable property, since the Wine has a fine 1. Tree Roses; two modes witla figures. color, not common to American Grape Wines.

2. Weeping Roses.
For full account of the OPORTO Grape, send for Catalogue of the 3. Pillar Roses.
Lyons Nursery. Address E. WARE SYLVESTER, LYONS, N. Y.
Nov. 15-wltmit.



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

the Year, breed from fall litters-EXTRA FINB-price $25 per pair, boxed &c.

3. Pruning Dwarf Pears. Also a few good spring pigs, at $20 a piece.

4. Accurate Portrait of a Dwarf Pear Tree in Bearing. c. 8. WAINWRIGHT,

5. How to Obtain Fruit in New Places, Nov. 8-w3tmit. The Meadows, Rhinebeck, N. Y. V. STRUCTURES FOR GREEN HOUSE PLANTS_Ten En.

gravings. TEEL PLOWS.-We are manufacturing 1. Construction and Management of the Cold Pit.

2. The Conservative Pit. for the spring trade large numbers of our Mohawk Valley Clipper 3. Ward's Cases. Plows with steel mold-board and land-side, with steel or cast point, as

4. The Window Case and Aquarium, desired, and would refer you to the following persnns, who have them

5. Translucent Paint for Glass. John Johnston, Geneva, N. Y.

VI. DOMESTIC POULTRY-Thirty-three Engravings. J. Ingersoll, Ilion, N. Y.

1. Origin of Domestic Fowls. Wm. Suinmer, Pomaria, s. C.

2. Descriptions at Length of the Different Breeds. R. C. Ellis, Lyons, N. Y.

3. Management of Poultry. Col. A. J. Summer, Long Swamp, Florida.

4. Five Designs for Poultry llouses. A. J. Bowinan, Utica, X, Y.

5. Nests, Pens, Coope, Feeding Hoppers, &c. A. Bradley, Mankato, Minesota.

6. Diseases of Poultry. F. Mackie, Utica, N. Y.

VII. WEEDS AND THEIR DESTRUCTION-Twenty-one En. We are also manufacturing Sayre's Patent Horse Hoe and Potato gravings, Covering Machine, Sayre's Patent Cultivator Teeth in quantities for 1. General Rules for their Prevention and Extirpation. • the trade; and all kinds of steel and gwage work in the agricultural 3. Annual and Biennial Weeds. line. Send for a circular, SAYRE & REMINGTON,

3. Simple Perennial Weeds. Jan. 26-wr Mar. 1-mtf. Union Agricultural Works, Utica, N. Y. 4. Creeping Perennial Weeds.

5. Noxious and Intruding Shrubs. L BANY TI LE WORKS VIII. FILTERS, AND FILTERING CISTERNS–Five Engravings

1. Construction of Portable Filters. CORNER CLINTOX AVENUE AND Knox STRERT, ALBANY, N. Y.

2. Another Plan for the Same. The Subscribers, being the most extensive manufacturers of DRAIN.

3. Filters attached to the Cistern, ING TILE in the United States, have on hand, in large or small guan. IX. AGRICULTURAL NOTES. tities, for land Draining. ROUND, SOLE and HORSE-SUOE TILE,

X. HORTICULTURAL NOTES. warranted superior to any made in this country, hard-burned, and over one foot in length. Orders solicited. Price List sent on applica



XII, DOMESTIC ECONOMY, &c. &c. Jan, 5-wtl.-Feb 1-mtr.

Albany, N. Y.


This, preceeded by the usual Calendar pages and Astronomical Cal. PU B L I C. culations, forms a book which is certainly cheap at its retail price,

while the Publishers may especially call attention to the pithy and ap. Do you wish to read an entertaining, instructive, religious and propriate HINTS FOR THE MONTH which appear upon the Calen. secular, family newspaper, sound, conservative and safe,

dar pages, as ernbracing in the most concise form many valuable sug

gestions-to the article on WORKING MEN'S COTTAGES, for the THE LARGEST IN THE WORLD, neat and useful Designs it contains--to those upon ROSES and GREEN

HOUSE Structures for their beautiful illustrations--to that upon giving a full, impartial and reliable summary of all the news in all re: POULTRY as the most complete chapter upon the subject yet preTigious denominations, from all political parties, from all countries in sented in equal space, accompanied as it is by so many Engravings-the world, belonging to no sect in the church, and to no party in the and to that upon WEEDS and their Destruction, as presenting just the State, hut opposed to every ism that disturbs the peace of the com. information which every Farmer requires, with cuts by which he can munity and the harmony of the country; a newspaper having distinct compare the most common and troublesome of these intruders, and departments devoted to Agriculture. Commerce, and General Litera appropriate practical directions how to get rid of them. ture, with Tales, Poetry, Science and Art, furnishing pleasant and in structive reading for children and parents, in all the realms of matter

THE PUBLISHERS, with the view of rendering the circulation et and mind? You can have it for one year by sending your name and the ANNUAL REGISTER for 1861, still wider and larger than that of any address, with $2.50, to the New YORK OBSERVER office.

previous Number, are prepared, as above intimated, to offer the most Any person who will obtain fire NEW SUBSCRIBERS with advance ricultural Societies, Nurserymen, Dealers in Implements

and seeds, or

liberal Terms for its introduction in quantities, either to Agents. Ag. payment, may retain Fire DOLLARS as his commission. And for any others who take an interest in the dissemination of useful read Twenty NEW SUBSCRIBERS, may retain Twenty-five Dollars as his com.

ing, and in the promotion of Rural Improvement. mission.

SIDNEY E. MORSE, JR., & CO.. Address all orders or inquiries to the publishers,
Editors and I'roprietors.

LUTHIER TUCKER & SON, Oct. 18--1Gtın2t. 57 Park Row, New York.


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