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itself a school of agriculture, allowing no year to pass T.'s South-Down flock, and Mr. T. also forwarded at the without bearing witness to some efforts after immediate same time a very fine yearling heifer to Mr. A. B. FORBES and tangible good, not less than to increase if possible the of San Francisco. Mr. D. MCMILLAN, Jr., Xenia, Ohio, attractiveness of their pursuit to the young, by setting an last week started for his place from the same hord, example in seeking that information of which it presents Duke of Thorndale," and a bull call from "Buttercup 80 many channels. So long as men differ in the degrees 2d,” and Mr. RICHARD BRADLEY of Brattleboro, Vt., purof success they achieve, and in the constitution of their chase] "Field Marshall” the week previously. Califorminds, so long we can all learn something from one an- nin particularly, seems to be thoroughly awakened to the other. It is surely an appropriate season, now that the value of all kinds of improved stock. Every steamer now New Year is fairly begun and the days are already length takes out more or less. ening for the seed-time of another harvest—to prompt

The Hog CHOLERA.-If any of your numerous readers every farmer who reads this sheet to the earnest inquiry, know what will cure or prevent the disease in liogs, called "How am I to make 1860 mentally and materially a bet- cholera, they woull confer a great favor by letting it be ter year than 1859?" Is there any one ready to claim known through the columns of the Gentleman. Numbers that there are no means within his reach for the accomplish- of hogs ard to be seen lying dead on the road-sides. Mine ment of this purpose ?

are dying fast. They do not eat, but droop and die in a IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURAL PAPERS.

few days. No purging or anything umatural, save, perenterprising as any on the globe, and it only requires time with a have settled towards the hinder parts, (or say from the

Our soil is as good, our facilities are as great, and our people as haps, in some instances. after death, the blood seems to steady improvement, not only to accomplish this, but in my opinion, 89 beyond it, (the production upon English farms] Now, it is bs loins back.)'. What the disease is, I do not know. Some communicating information-by a friendly interchange of intelligence, it can be accomplislied--but it must be through our Agriculture of my neighbors call it cholera. The propriety of the

name I cannot see. JAMES Moore. Bullitt Co., Ky. [In 1 acknowledge myself as a practical farmer, deeply indebted to the visiting an excoltent Delaware farmer a year or two agó, from them for many years. The last year, particularly, I have been Mr. BRYAN JACKSON, of New Castle Co., he stated that a abroad, which has added much to its usefulness and general excet: with a couple of ounces of flour of sulphur, proved very in that paper, of information acquired by one of its Editors while pint of tar put in the bottom of a trough, say 12 feet long, etate, and no farmer does justice to his profession, his intelligence, beneficial; an ounce of dissolved saltpeter was also put his filmily, or his farm, who does not take one regularly; for I have with the swill into the trough once a day, and chloride of not yet seen the first inan, except the most conceited and startified. lime sprinkled about their sleeping places. When the first who cannot be made wiser by reading a good Agricultural paper.

The above extract from the Kinderhook Rough Notes, trial of this remedy failed, a second was successful.] forms the conclusion of an interesting article on the “Pro- WALKING HORSES—A SUGGESTION.-I would like to gress of Agriculture,” in which we can trace the pen of suggest an idea, which, if you approve, you can prepare our friend, Dr. BEEKMAN, one of the committee in charge an article, or get some of your correspoudents to discuss, of The Cultivator when it was originally established as as to the propriety of a premium being offered at our anthe organ of the old Agricultural Society of this state.- nual Fairs, for fast walking horses as well as trotters. I Dr. B. justly remarks, that “from the information diffused think horses trained to walk fast would be a greater bene. by tliis paper and many others now published in different fit to farmers in general than fast trotters, as almost all of portions of the State, a greater impulse has been given to his work has to be done with a walk. I onee knew a man Agriculture within the last 20 years, than in the whole in Massachusetts, who, before the railroads were built, kept century that preceded it."

from two to four teams at work on the road, and never alSQUASHES.--Mr. Geo. W. Brower has handed us on lowed them to trot at all, and made the distance in quicker trial a part of a Squash, the seed of which was sent him, time than his neighbors, who made their horses trot at he states, a year or two ago, by a brother in Chili, South every convenient place. He said that when a horse comAmerica. It was solid, and in as good order as if just menced to walk after a trot, he walked much slower than plucked, and proved of first rate quality.


bis common gait if kept on a walk, and thereby lost more 1. W. Briggs supplies us with a sample, dried, of the than he gained. A. H. Oak Creek, Wis. “Honolulu Squash,” which we have heretofore highly We understand that Jos. JLUIAND, 2d, of Bainnoticed. His price for the seed is “ One Dollar a Dozen bridge, N. Y., has lately sold the North Devon bull and no less, except as premiums for subscriptions." Young Metropolitan," to Wm. O. Williams, Esq., of Sand.

N. Y. STATE MAP AND GAZETTEER.—Under the super- ford, Broome Co., N. Y. vision of J. H. FRENCH, a large and very full map of this OBITUARY.—During the month of December last, our State, including “the location of school houses, churches, State Agrieultural Society lost three of its more prominent mills, factories, post-offices, hamlets, villages, lakes, ponds, members and officers in times past-B. B. KIRTLAND, foi streams, canals, railroads, hills, and mountains," has been several years Treasurer, Judge VAN BERGEN, of Coxsackie, published by R. P. Smith. It is accompanied by a Gazet- one of its early Presidents, and Judge Turrill, of Oswego teer containing “a general view of the topography, geolo- last year Vice President for that district. Mr. Kirtland gy, history, and institutions of the State, including the in- as many were aware, bad been for some time in failing ternal improvements, education, religion, legislative, judi- bealth, which was indeed the reason why he relinquished cial, and administrative departments of government, agri- a year or two ago, his connection with the Society. At culture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation. Also, the meeting of the Executive Committee in this city last a brief history and description of every county, city, town, week, a committee was appointed to prepare appropriate village, hamlet, and locality; all prepared from material resolutions, which will appear in our columns when pre collected by competent men, who have been sent through sented. the State for the purpose. The map covers an area of VERMONT STATE AG. SOCIETY.–At the annual meeting about 36 square feet, and is engraved and manufactured of the Vermont State Ag. Society, held at Middlebury, or in the best style of the art. The Gazetteer is a royal oc- the 5th of Jan., the following gentlemen were elected offitavo volume of about 700 pages, illustrated by fine original cers for the year ensuing : engravings, on steel, of prominent points of interest in Prosident-E, B. CHASE, Lyndon, the State. It is well printed, on good heavy, white paper, Vice Presidents-Edwin Hammond, Middlebury; J. W. Colburn, and elegantly and substantially bound. These works are Springfield; H1. H. Baxter, Rutland; and Henry Keyes, Newbury. sold only by subscription. Price invariably $10."

Secretary-Charles Cummings, Brattleboro'.

Directors-Frederick Holbrook, Brattleboro"; U. H. Penniman, Col. SALES OF SHORT-HIORNS AND SOUTH-Downs.—We are chester; David Hill, Bridport; H. S. Morse, Shelbum; John Jackson pleased to see that the demand for fine stock continues Brandon: John Gregory, Northfield ; P. B. Potter, st. Albans; Dan.

iel Needham, Hartford: D. A. Bennet, Bridport; Elijah Cleavland, good, at least in some directions. Mr. S. W. Coburn bas Coventry; and Henry E. Root, Bennington. lately purchased from San. THORNE, Esq., “Peveril," and The Treasurer's report shwed a balance in the treasury taken him to California. By the last steamer Mr. PATTER- of three thousand, three hundred and thirty-two dollars sox sent out two rams and live ewes, purchases from Mr. I and seventy-five cents.


Treasurer--Edward Seymour, Vergennes.

JOHN KOLBER'S Second Importation of personale per


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Lawton and Newman's Thornless Blackberry Plants, $6 per 100. Will be received per steamer in March next, consisting of 20.000 hardy

DAVID KETCHAM, shoots, embracing a selection of PWENTY ONE of the choicest van

Oct. 1-mtl.

Milton, Ulster Co., N. Y. rieties of

Suitable for Out-door Culture in every section of the United States.
The Slips will be long, thrifty, thickly budded. ALI, HANDY.. Some at $5 per pair or $7 per trio. Address

spare a few pairs or trios of superior young Grey Dorking Fowls excel on mountain slopes of moderate elevation, others ou plains,

S. 1. C. VAN RENSSELAER, To secure their prompt delivery, ORDERS should be sent in early

Nov. 10W&m3t.

Clayerack, Columbia Co., N. Y. that the Proprietor may be enabled to forward them in good condition on their arrival.

Sold in lots to suit purchasers. A bundle containing ten varieties, each carefully marked, will be forwarded to order for One Dollar by obtain the original variety for field or garden culture, address Express, payable on delivery. One Hundred slips for Five Dollars,

WM. LAWTON, New Rochelle, N, Y. A liberal discount to Agents, Vine-growers and Nurserymen. Send

? Circulars, with ample directions, will be forwarded to all applifor Descriptive Catalogues. JOHN KOLBER, cants, free,

Aug. 1---m12t. Feb 1--112t 592 Broadway, New York,


CORTH DEVON BULL "JUPITER,”. VOR SALE-10,000 HUDSON RIVER 'ANT. ile is in good condition, and in every respect a first class animal.

(463,) Calved March, 1856 ; Color Dark Red; weight, 1,500 lbs. WERP RASPBERRY PLANTS, at $20 per 1000-$2.50 per 100,- Price $100,

JOHN CORP, Also 100 barrels 'STUDLEY SEEDLING POTATOES"-a very early Jan, 1-n3t.

Freetown, Cortland Co., N. Y. kind, not subject to the potato rot--fall price $2 per barrel. Address

Nov. 10-w3tm3t
Claverack, Columbia Co., N. Y,

price, for sale by

Oct. 6-w&mtf.

Lakeville, Conn.
Six Ilundred and Seventy-two Pages and nearly NINE HUNDRED

Now READY-Single Copies sent by mail, post-paid. for Twenty-five 66

Cents-One DOZEN COPIEs, post-paid, for Two Dollars. Agents ÚRAL AFFAIRS.”—Under this simple and Wanted.

HE ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL REGISTER bare just completed a new edition of that work from the beginning,

or Rural Affairs for 1860. -embracing the Numbers from 1855 to 1860 inclusive, in Two Volumes, muslin, full gilt, fine paper, and wide margins, sold either separately The Sixth Number of this work is now ready, and presents features or together, at One Dollar each, and furnishing a

of no less attractiveness and value than its predecessors. The

following abstract of its contents, together with the fact that they Complete Encyclopædia in Miniature,

are ILLUSTRATED by no less than ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-EIGHT For every man with a Farm, a Garden or a Domestic Animal--for ENGRAVINGS, will afford better evidence of this than anything the

. chaser or Builder in the Country, and for every household in the City; 1. ORNAMENTAL PLANTING-Tairty-Six ENGRAVINGS. delighting in representations or looking forward with hopes of Rural Life, embracing under the head of

2. Various Modes of Grouping.

3. Plans of Garden and Ornamental Grounds. I. Country Dwellings,

4. Various Details--Lawns--Walks--Rustic Objects. FORTY-TWO DESIGxs for Cottages, Farm Houses, and Villas, with Plans 5. Treeg-Hints in Saving Expense. in many instances of several floors, and including under this head II. COUNTRY DWELLINGS-TWENTY-Five ENGRAVINGS. alone, One Hundred and Twenty-seven Engravings.

1. General Considerations. II, Improving, Planting, and Laying out Grounds, 2. Working Men's Cottages-Three Original Designs by GEORGE D. Several Chapters will be found on these and kindred Subjects, with

RAND. many full and practical details, illustrated with no less than Ninety. 3. Farm Houses--Five Original Designs with Ground Plans, &c., by one Engravings.

the same Author, III. Fruit Culture,

*** This is a Chapter which will prove serviceable especially to those On this Subject we have not only Directions for Cultivation, but also cal purposes, which, with some taste and considerable extent of

who wish suggestions as to neat and inexpensive structures for practi. concise and reliable Descriptions of the most Valuable Sorts, with accommodations, combine great convenience of interior arrangement. Lists for different parts of the Country, and One Hundred and Ninety. III, HEDGES_Thrteen ENGRAVINGS. seven Engravings.

1. Different Plants for Fencing Purposes. iv. Farms and Farm Buildings.

2. Training and Pruning for first Four Years. Under this Department we have Mr. THOMAS' admirable Prize Essay IV. FENCES AND FENCE MAKING-FIFTEEN ENGRAVINGS.

on Farm Management, Suggestions on Laying Out Farms, with Plans, 1. Post Fences, Modes of Construction and Setting.
and Designs for Farm Structures, including Barns, Piggeries, Poultry 2. Hurdles and Cheap Fences.
Houses, Smoke Houses, Cisterns, Carriage Houses, Stables, Grana.
ries, Sheep Houses, Wagon Houses, &c., &c., and Ninety Engravings. V. FARM GATES-FIFTEEN FNGRAVINGS.

1. Dilliculties to Contend with.
V. Farm Implements,

2. Ilanging the Gate. Here Descriptions more or less full, with accompanying Remarks, are 3. Constructing and Hinging it.

given of a wide variety of Implements especially those that are vi. BARNS AND STABLES-TWENTY-FIVE ENGRAVINGS. new and valuable. Eighty-eight Engravings.

1. A Horse Barn built of Brick. VI. Domestic Animals.

2. A Barn for a Small Farm, The different Breeds are Illustrated, and various Recipes and Direc

3. Plan of Stables for Horses and Cattle tions given for the Treatment of their Diseases. Poultry Manage.

4. Stalls for Horses-Four different forms,

5. Stalls for Cattle-Means of Tying. ment is here included. Forty Engravings. VII. School Houses.

6. Cattle and Sheep Racks. A Chapter on this Subject includes Four Designs and Eight Engravings. VII. IMPLEMENTS OF TILLAGE-TWENTY-One Engravings.

. VIII. Butter and Cheese Making.

2. Plowing and Subsoiling.

3. Ditching Plows. A Chapter upon the Dairy and its Processes, will be found most valu. able and interesting. Thirteen Engravings.

4. Implements for Surface Tillage.

IX. Kitchen and Flower Garden.

1. Gladding's Hay Fork. Articles on the Management of these portions of the Homestead 2. Willard's Root Slicer, Grounds are Illustrated with Twenty-seven Engravings.

3. Joice's Star Mill. X. Rock Work and Rustic Structures,

4. Hickok's Stalk Cutter.

5. Allen's Potato Digger. Conservatories, Vineries, and Rustic Ornaments of Wood and Iron,

6. Labor by Horse Power. both for Out-doors and Indoors, with Sixty-one Engravings.


1. Plant Apple Orchards. A Chapter is contributed under this hend, by the Author of the "Myg. 2. Transplanting Small Trees, teries of Bee-Keeping."-with Eleveu Engravings.

3. Apples for Market. XI. Under Draining.

4. Select Fruits for Virginia, New England, Wisconsin-Failures in

the West. Probably the most concise and Complete Practical Essay ever published on this subject. Twenty-eight Engravings.

5. Ripening Pears-Sorts for Market-Hardy varieties.

6. Select List of the Newer Pears--Dwarfs. XIII. Hedges.

7. Pluins - The Blackberry-Strawberries--Grapes-Insects on the With Thirteen Engravings.

XIV. Farm Gates and Fences.

8. Sending Grafts by Mail-Root Grafting.

With Thirty Engravings.

So brief A summary is only calculated to give an imperfect idea of
the general scope of the work. Over 800 Ilustrations are above

1. General Economy-Razor Strops-Marking Bags Bad Water

Fuel-Painting Tools-Cracks in Stoves, &c. referred to, and there are many more in connection with various

2. Dairy Economy--Winter Butter-Damp Sta Agricultural, Horticultural, and Domestic Subjects. A Complete List

es-Wintering and

Stabling-Fodder, &c. of the Principal Nurseries in this country and Europe, is given in the Second Volume.

3. Rules for Business, with Numerons Hints,

4. Grafting Knives. The Volumes are sold separately, and orders for either should specify 5. Transplanting in Autumn and Spring. particularly whether the one wanted is the First or Second.

6. Early Melons and Squashes.


8. Cleaning Seed Wheat,
RURAL AFFAIRS" is also particularly commended for School Dis. 9. To Make Farming Profitable.
trict and Town Libraries, as well as for Premiums to be awarded by 10. Packing Trees for Transportation.
Agricultural and Horticultural Societies.

Address all orders or inquiries to the publishers,

LUTHER TUCKER & SON, Jan. 1, 1860.

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394 Fourth Avenue, New-Yorki! Also 4 pair BERKSHIRE PIGS, 3 months old. 2 Boars and 2 Sows- Call attention from all

gentleman who intend building at any season, price $8 each, boxed, &c. Address

TIOS. GOULD, Dec. 22--W4tm2t.

to the New American Style for Cottages and Villas, combining comAurora, Cayuga Co., N. Y.

forts and characteristics entirely new, and the most economical in con

struction. For terns and further information send for a circular con. Just Published, one vol. 12 mo.-$1.5. taining our examples, &c.

Sept. 1-wtf, Comprising the Breeds, Breeding, and Management in Ilealth UNLOP'S FEED AND PLASTER MILL.-and Disease, of Dairy and other Stock; the selection of Milch Cowe, with a full explanation of Guenon's Method, the Culture of Forage corn, rye, or buckwheat) ground at short notice, and in the best man. Plants, and the production of Milk, Butter and Cheese; embodying ner-payable by the bushel-no tolls taken. the most recent improvements, and adapted to Farming in the United

Nova Scotia and Western Plaster ground on the premises, and States and British Provinces. With a Treatise upon the Dairy His always


A. A. DUNLOP, bandry of Holland; to which is added Horsfall's System of Dairy Jan. 27-v1y.

67 and 68, Quay-st, Albany. Mangement. By CHARLES L. FLINT. Secretary of the Massachu. soits Board of Agriculture; Author of "A Treatise on Grasses and Forage Plants," &c. Liberally Illustrated,

REAT CURIOSITY.-Particulars sent The above valuable work--the best, we have no hesitation in saying, free. Agents wanted.

SHAW & CLARK, yet issued upon the subject-is for sale at the office of this paper. Dec. So Bemet

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* THE CHEAPEST AND THE BEST.” A Visit to Suffolk Arthur Young and his works.

Thomas Crisp, bis Farm and Stock-Sheep Walks and Furze,. Influence of the Surface Soil,

Now is the time to Subscribe. Ilints on Farming Clay Soils, Management of Meadows-more Grasses Wanted, by A SUESCRIDER,..

45 THE First Number of the Twenty-seventh Volume of Comparative Prices of Breadstuffs in 1858 and 1859,

TRE CULTIVATOR is offered with some pride to its old Growing Timothy Seed on the Prairies.

46 Testimonial to John Johnston-his Letter...

46 and new patrons. It will more than sustain our promise to Farming at Hornby-Culture of Potatoes and Carrots, &c, by E.G., 46 furnish, this year, the Top-Dressing Meadows, by E. ROSELL....

47 An American among the English Farmers.

Cheapest and Best Monthly Journal. Teans and Indian Corn for Milch Cows, &c., by L. B.::::::::::: 48

The improvements we have made, and the very low price Care of Wood-Lots and Preparation of Fuel, Changing Pastures--Shade for Stock..

51 to which our terms are now reduced, can hardly fail to onlarge * Do Good and Communicate".

01.... its subseription list very greatly, if our friends will exertoa Tine in wlrich Various Seeds Germinate, Fitting Soil for Grain-Harrows, &C....

56 very little effort in its behalf. Large or Peavine Clover-Potatoes and Ruta Baras,


Premium to Subscribers ! Parners Should Keep Accounts with their Farms, by B. E.,

57 Field Culture of the Onion, by J, W. PROCTOR,


By reference to the Advertisement upon page 23, the Farin Accounts-Profit on a Corn Crop, by FARMER, Annual Meeting of the U. S. A. Society,

60 reader will at once learn the character and scope of The Subsoiling--Liquid Manure-Green Crops

63 ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL REGISTER OP RURAL AFFAIRS for Cause of Smut in Wheat and its Remedy, Inquiries and Answers,

64 1860-a Trenty-five Cent Book, which contains no less than Culture of the Sweet Potato, by J, PIXE,

65 One Hundred and Eighty Engravings, and which is Notes for the Month...

presented to every Club Subscriber to The CULTIVATOR. TUE GRAZIER AND BREEDER.

Our Terms are as follow : Sheep and Cattle of Suffolk, England... 42 ONE COPY CULTIVATOR, ONE YEAR,

50 Statistics of the New York Cattle Market for 1839,


75 Making Pork and Wintering Pigs,..

53 Jurian Winne's Leicester Sheep..

56 TEN COPIES CULTIVATOR & REGISTER, Regularity in Feeding Domestic Animals,


To the above Terms, Subscribers in the British ProRaising and Feeding Cattle, by Joux JOHNSTON..

vinces must invariably add Six Cents per copy for the postage Trial of Sparred Floor Stables, by W. R. FORSTER.

61 Fattening Pigs on Skim-Milk,

65 prepaid upon their papers. How much Corn will Make a Pound of Pork, by A. S. PROCTOR, llow to keep Lice from Calves, by J. L. R., Short-Horn Cow 2d Duchess of Airdrie,


Treatment of Ringbone,,.
Economical Peeding of Stock, by HAWK EYE,

1. For Ten Subscribers aud 85. Dadd on Diseases of Cattle-Vertigo in Horses,...


To the Agent sending us Five Dollars for Ten Copies HORTICULTURAL DEPARTMENT.

CcLTIVATOR and Ten of the AnnuAL, REGISTER, we will The Clinton as a Wine Grape, by S. MILLER,.. Fizures and Descriptions of Seven Plums,

52 present an eleventh copy of both as a Premium. Fruit Grower's Society of Western New York,

II. For Twenty Subscribers and $10.
Discussions on Fruits and Fruit Culture-Culture of the Grape
--Comparative Profits on Fruits.

54 To the Agent sending Ten Dollars for 'Twenty Copies of Bearing Years of the Peach--Preparing Ground for Orchards- The Cultivator and Twenty of the ANNUAL REGISTER, Proper Age for Setting out Young Trees-The Borer..

55 Raising Thorns from Seed, by A. W. Corsox,


we will present either of the following premiums : ('ulture of Asparagus-Best Varieties of Pie Plant,

1. The COUNTRY GENTLEMAN (weekly) free for Six Months; or Price of Apple Seeds, &c.,......

67 2. A Complete Set of the ANNUAL REGISTER, postpaid, six RURAL ARCHITECTURE.

3. Volumes of the CULTIVATOR, postpaid, for any Two Years since Floor Plan of a IIouse..


1852; or Plan and Description of a Corn Barn, by GEO, BARNES,

57 4. Two Extra Copies of the CULTIVATOR and REGISTER for


III. For Thirty Subscribers and $15. Product of Five Good Cows......


To the Agent sending FIFTEEN DOLLARS for Thirty Copies Cheese-Making-Skill more than Soil,

59 Estimated Value of our Dairy Products, by J. E. PETTIT,: 62 of Tue CULTIVATOR and Thirty of the ANNUAL REGISTER, WO Product of one Cow, by H. B. CONGDON,

63 will present either of the following Premiums : THE POULTRY YARD,

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2. Ten Premium Copies of the ANNUAL REGISTER lor any desired 49

year or years; or TIE BEE-KEEPER'S DEPARTMENT.

3. Volumes of THE CULTIVATOR, postpaid, for any three years

since 1852; or Driving Bees-Bee-Hives, &c., by E. A. KINO,...


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51 Recipe for Table Jelly, Recipe for Ice Cream,..

Copies of Tre CultivATOR and Fifty of the ANNUAL REGISILLUSTRATIONS.

TER, we will present eilher of the following premiums : The Furze Plant, 42 | Plan of Corn Barn,

1. The COUNTRY GENTLEMAN free one year, and Twelve Pre

57 Seven Plums, 52 Subsoil and Ditching Plows,.. 62

mium Copies of ANNUAL REGISTER, being two complete Leicester Sheep, 56 Second Duchess of Airdrie,...

sets, or otherwise, as may be desired; or

G6 Plan of a House,

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CULTIVATOR for any four years since 1852; or 3. The COUNTRY GENTLEMAN for one year, and Four extra


7 Larger Premiums for Larger Lists. ready, will be mailed to applicants enclosing a one cent stamp. Ad. MEMBERS OF CLUBS may receive their papers at different dress, WILLIAM THORBURN, 192 Broadway, Albany, N. Y.

Jan. 19-w3tmlt.


In obtaining the Premiums abore offered, a subscription to ed and raised by myself, at reasonable rates.

the Country Gentleman, at $2 per year, will count the same ALFRED M. TREDWELL, No. 45 Fulton-st.

as Four subscribers to the CULTIVATOR, and the subscriber to Jan. 19-w4tm2t.

New York

the Co. Gent. will receive one copy of the REGISTER. -a SPECIMEN COPIES of both Journals sent on application,

vigorous and hardy plum stock, of which with Showbills and Prospectuses-also, if desired, a copy of we have the monopoly,

Per 100. Per 1000. the ANNUAL REGISTER for use in canvassing for Subscribers. 80,000 two year old, 4 to 6 feet..

$20.00 $225.00 100,000 one 3 to 4

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C. REAGLES & SON, Schenectady, N. Y. charge to the subscriber. Jan. 19-w8t.

DE Every Person who receives this Paper UFFOLK BOAR FOR SALE.- is requested to act as Agent for our Publiold-900 pounds weight-$25,

LUTERR TUCKER & Bon, WM, J. PETTEE. Jan. 19-21, Lakeville, Conn.

Albany, N. Y.



200,000 PLUM TREES–Grown on a

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UBLISHED BY LUTHER TUCKER & SON, be candid, however, and add that the summer was a dry

one, and that neither fog nor mist por rain anywhere beJ. J. THOMAS, ASSOCIATE EDITOR, UNION SPRINGS, N. Y. fell, to impede my movements or lessen the pleasure of my

visits, AGENTS IN NEW-YORK: O. M. SAXTON, BARKER & Co.. Ag. Book Publishers, 25 Park Row.

The fact has already been mentioned that Mr. Crisp is

an extensive breeder of the Suffolk farm or cart horse. He THE CULTIVATOR has been published twenty-six years. A New SERIES was commenced in 1853, and the seven volumes for 1853, 4, 5, 6, keeps about 30 brood mares, and has nearly an equal numTERMS_Pirty CENTS A Year-Ten copies of the CULTIVATow and ber in addition, including colts and stallions

. A very good Ten of the Annual REGISTER OF RURAL Affairs, with one of each idea of the Suffolks may be obtained from the portrait given free to the Agent, Five Dollars. of 16 quarto pages, making two vols, yearly of 416 pages, at $2.00 per accompanied by a brief description and some remarks as

"THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.” a weekly Agricultural Journal in another column (see p. 60,) of “ Chester Emperor," year, is issued by the same publishers.

to their character. I was told that the market price for Editorial Yotes Abroad.

horses of this breed for working purposes in Ipswich, vari

ed with quality, from $150 to $300, while that of stallions No. XXVIII---More about Farming in Suffolk. and brood mares runs from $500 to $1,500, according to

the circumstances of the case. A Heavy Shower-Suffolk Horses-Folding Sheep-- Embankment

Of sheep, Mr. Crisp's South-Down breeding-flock numagainst the Wind-A Suffolk Plow-Donkeys-Tile Works-Pipe for Draining-Collars-Tile for Roofing-The Chillesford Parm.- Blading bered between eight and nine hundred. As to the system a Wheat Field--Marsh Embankments-Suffolk Swine-Progress of Agriculture and Wages paid to Laborers.

of folding, to which reference has been made, I should perThe American climate is spoken of by English people haps mention some further details. In our walk we passwith some horror of our sudden variations. I remembered through a field, just then receiving a dressing of mahaving met with a gentleman who had travelled in the nure in this way. Like the one I spoke of in my last, it United States, and who, on his return, narrated as one of had grown wheat in 1858, but there the succeeding crop the singular experiences of the journey, that a storm had occurred one night in hot weath er, producing such a sudden change that his host for the time being, got up and came to his room, to supply him with an extra coverlet. If there was no extreme descent of the mercury to render this hospitable attention necessary while I was at Mr. Crisp's, it was not for the lack of a tolerably violent visita tion one night from the thunder and rain. Though the sun was shining brightly enough as we breakfasted next morning, the paths and borders bore witness to as fine a washing as they would have been likely to receive on the banks of the Hudson; and during the sultry weather of the following week or two, I thought more than once most wishfully, how occasionally in such a time at home, a squall and fluster will abruptly warn us of anything but an unwelcome change, the big drops at length relieving a swelling sky, and beating

Vignette representing a Suffolk Plow. thicker and faster as the falling procession hurries forward, was mangolds, while here they were just making preparaapparently startling Nature herself, very much as a ner- tions for sowing turnips, of which the general seed-time vous man might suffer in getting an extra dose at his first of the region is from the 5th to 10th July, or thereabouts. shower bath. Truth to tell, I did not remain awake long On the former, there had been a "stolen” turnip crop, enough to know how far this English shower would have and here a corresponding one of trefoil was obtained as realized such a picture, and all the rains I actually saw follows:—The seed was drilled upon the wheat stubble were of that gentle kind to remind one rather of a heavy | after a harrowing, no plowing being necessary, and the mist that had borrowed the garments of a storm. I should field fed off by the sheep some time in autumn, and as

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