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quantity of wormy fruit, which contained the first If “ E. S.” will visit the noble institution now in generation, that had been suffered to remain on the successful operation in this city exclusively deground or tree. The grubs of the second genera- voted to this object, I am very sure she would not tion, which do not leave the fruit until September, desire to restrict the benefits which this class of either perish,or remain in the chrysalis state under the teachers are competent to bestow on a few families bark, until spring recalls them to life and mischief. only. I venture to assure her that the time is not

But though thus beautifully and curiously far distant when it will be in the power of ever guarded front observation in their helpless state, school district in the State, to avail itself of t! they have hosts of enemies, whose prying eyes dis- services of teachers thoroughly impressed with th cover them through their dark and close disguise. responsible duties of their station-intellectually The woodpecker and his troop of feathered friends and morally prepared for their discharge—and capa. the sparrows, sapsuckers and wrens, with their ble of training the expanding minds of our youth restless wings and hungry beaks prying into every in every department of science, from the lowest to dark cranny, learn early from their unerring teach the highest. er, Instinct, that good and wholesome food is to be There is one more consideration to which I deem found beneath the uninviting dirt-colored mantle that it proper to advert in this connection, and that is the poor worm had vainly thought to shelter itself this : Neither the States of Massachusetts nor under. Then a little wasp-shaped insect, called New York would probably feel disposed to incur ichneuman, knows right well from the same teach- the heavy expense of supporting institutions of this er, that there lies the best food for her young ones kind, so beneficial in their tendency, and useful in so with a long horsehair-like appendage which their results, if those for whose education they she carries, she penetrates the tough silk cover, and have thus liberally provided, were to limit their deposits her eggs in the body of the worm so inge- field of labor in the cause of education to some two niously, that the life of the worm is not endangered or three families in each district, who could best until the ichneuman-grub has gained maturity, afford to compensate them for their superior attain. when the apple worm dies, and the ich neumán ments. The irresistible effect of such a measure commences its life of useful destruction. Nor are would be effectually to destroy the district school, these all; the little despised and grim-looking not only by withdrawing from its support those crab-like spider, found under the bark of trees and most able to encourage and sustain it, but by prein little dark crannies, is always on the watch for the venting the employment of teachers who alone are apple moth as soon as it makes its appearance in capable of doing adequaie justice to their high prothe spring--and many hundreds fall victims to fession. these much-abused, but most useful little creatures. If, in addition to the State Normal School, at

OLD LADY. Albany, a similar one could be located in the

western portion of the State, embracing within its COUNTRY SCHOOLS.

design a practical course of instruction in agricul. I RESPECTFULLY request the favor of a corner in tural science, the results could not fail, in my judg. your Ladies' Department, for the purpose of point- ment, to prove beneficial. But I fear I am exceeding out what seems to me to be a very erroneous ing the proper province of a lady, in suggesting conclusion of your correspondent, E. S., in the such an extension of our system of public educaDecember No. of your last volume, in reference to tion, and I therefore leave this point to the “ lords the education of farmers' children. After advert- paramount,” contenting myself with an earnest ing to the “melancholy fact, that most of our protest against the plan of monopolizing the best country schools are miserably deficient in teachers teachers in a few wealthy families, at the hazard capable of imparting a knowledge of anything of perpetuating ignorance in the residue. “E. S.” above what the children of the poorest day-laborer will, I am confident, on more mature deliberation, should be familiar with,” she recommends as the coincide in this view of the subject, S. H. R. best substitute for maternal instruction, the union

Albany, N. Y. of two or more neighboring families in the employment of a governess of suitable qualifications

TO PROTECT TENDER PLANTS AND EVER-BLOOM. intellectual and moral—and proceeds to intimate ING ROSES IN WINTER.—Bury well rotted old mathat young ladies possessed of these qualifications, nure over the roots, but not in contact with the stem; and « likely to be dependent on their own exer- cover the ground about the plant with stones, to tions, are at the present time educated with the ex- keep in the heat, and stick cedar bushes about them, press view of their becoming teachers,” and that to protect the tender stems. This is a much better a consequently, there will be less difficulty in pro- method than tying them up with straw, or boxing curing persons competent to the task assigned with leaves, as in either case they are often injured them.” Now permit me to ask “ E. S.” whether by damp and heat. the object she has in view—the proper education of the children of farmers and others residing in TO WASH FLANNELS.—Make two tubs of strong our rural districts, would not be much better and soapsuds, and wash the pieces while it is as hot as more permanently promoted, by increasing the the hands can bear it. 'Rinse in hot, soft water, number both of young gentlemen and ladies now wring lightly and shake well, and hang where they obtaining in the Normal schools in our own and will dry quickly. Do one piece at a time; for if the eastern States, those qualifications which shall allowed to become cold while wet, and then again fit them to become competent teachers, and when hot, the flannel will inevitably shrink and become thus qualified placing them with an adequate com- harsh. When nearly dry, fold them very smooth, monaatinn in oharra nf the district schools ?

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around, which conducts the grain to the edge, where, as the fowls pick the grain away, more will

fall, and keep a constant supply as long as any POULTRY FEEDING FOUNTAINS. is left in the hopper. The slats on the sides preOUR young readers will recollect that we gave vent the fowls from getting in or crowding one them a cut (fig. 7) of one of these fountains in our another. This fountain will hold two bushels or last No., and promised them a description of it. more of grain, and protects it from wet and in a Here it is :

measure from rats. It occupies but little room, and It can be made to contain any quantity of grain from sixteen to twenty fowls can feed at the same required, and none wasted. When once filled it time. requires no more trouble, as the grain falls into the To protect the grain more effectually from rats receiver below as the fowls pick it away; and the and mice, we would suggest that the posts be made covers on that which are opened by the perches some two feet longer, and a platform of boards (the principles of which we do not understand), and about one foot wide, placed round and fitted close the cover on the top, protect the grain from rain, up to the bottom, so that mice cannot climb up the so that the fowls always get it quite dry; and as posts and get in. This platform will be necessary nothing less than the weight of a hen on the perch for them to stand on when eating.-- Amer. Poult. can lift the cover on the lower receiver, rats and Companion, mice (which are very troublesome when grain is

THE MEMORY. fed in the ordinary way) are excluded. It is astonishing, too, with what facility the fowls learn to THE head has been often compared to a storeleap upon the perches, and so open the cover of the house, and a very fit emblem it is. A storehouse receiver, which presents the grain to their view when first built is empty, and ready to receive all and within their reach. On their leaving the kinds of goods, some precious, and some totally porch or platform, the door, either by a spring or worthless; and very often it stands without mueh weight, closes at once.

of anything in it, in which case it is worth little or From that figure Mr. Bement says he had one nothing to the owner ; at other times it may be so constructed, of which the following cuts are a fair lumbered up with different kinds of goods as to representation.

| render it difficult to get at what you want-there is

no order or arrangement within the walls. Some Alamat : there are whose heads seem to be like an old garret, ons and full of everything but what is useful ; how impor

tant then for a boy when young to store his head

with that which is useful, by disciplining his Cathoughts, and let nothing rest in his brain but what

is calculated to be of future use. Some boys have 3a habit of forgetting everything they are told to do,

and when asked, will say--" Oh, I forgot it.” If you send them to turn out the horses, they will put

them into the cow pasture ; if the cows are to be position in turned out, they will surely be turned into the horse

Dar pasture; the pigs they will put into the poultry DERE yard, to eat up all the chickens, ducklings, and

goslings; and the sheep they will turn into the street to be killed by travelling dogs. I once knew a boy sent to yoke up a pair of cattle, put the yoke on under instead of over the necks of the cattle, and then wondered they could not draw well; sent to

harrow a field of grain, and he was found going FIG. 15.de ist zu

over it with the teeth up instead of down, and thus

was the day's work of himself and team totally lost, This feeding hopper, as and the harrow greatly injured. All this was may be seen in fig. 15, is owing to carelessness and forgetfulness entirelyfour square, two feet each habits which are extremely injurious to the characway-posts eighteen inches ters of too many boys whom I know in my neighlong and two inches square. borhood. The upper section of the box Do one thing at a time, and do that properly and

is six inches deep, and the well. Be quick, but never in a hurry. Always Assides are morticed into or pay the strictest attention to orders, and execute

nailed to the posts. From them to the letter, unless something unforeseen

the bottom of this square the should arise, making it improper to do so, and FIG. 16. slanting part or tunnel reach- which can be satisfactorily explained to your emes to within half an inch of the floor, which should ployer. Be kind and obliging in all your actions, be six inches from the ground; the tunnel tapers and strictly adhere to the truth in all your converfrom two to one foot; and in order to bring the sation, and you will be beloved and respected by all. grain within reach of the fowls, a cone (fig. 16,

A, is This I lave known from long experience, and am à section) is placed in the centre, as much smaller therefore anxious you should also know it. than the hopper as to leave half an inch space all

A FATHER.

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FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS,

79

69

FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL NEWS. by weight of each sort were taken, and the husk and

kernel carefully separated. The following table By the steam-ship Hibernia, we are in receipt of shows the result: our foreign journals to January 4th.

In 100 parts by weight. MARKETS.--Ashes a slight improvement. Cotton

Husk. Kernel. has advanced 1d. per lb. The stock at Liverpool, on the

Sandy Oat..

......21 1st of January, was 1,055,270 bales, against 903.107,

Early Angus. ......21

79 same time last year. Flour no change in prices. Provi

Late ditto.. .211

785 sions remain the same as per our last, and meet with a

Potato..... 22

78 ready sale. Guano is quite firm, and a large trade an.

Early Dyock.......25

75 ticipated in it the coming year. Naval Stores little

Black Tartarian....25

75 doing. Rice dull. Tallow the same. Tobacco firm.

Hopetoun

26

74 Wool in fair request, and an increased market antici

Kildrummie 28

72 pated for it.

Siberian...

.31 Money.—The rate of interest for first-rate paper was

It is curious that the oat at the head of the first from 3 to 5 per cent., which is an advance.

table should be at the bottom of the second, There The Potato Crop.---The alarm respecting the defi. may be as great difference among oats as among ciency in this crop is on the decrease ; there seems wheats in regard to their nutritive qnalities, and until to be no great distress for provisions in Ireland. The Corn Laws. The Peel ministry being rein. shall not know the real comparative values. In the

this shall have been ascertained by the chemist, we stated in power, there is little prospect of the corn meantime, there need be no hesitation in preferring laws being abolished at present. a fixed duty of about ten shillings per quarter will the sandy oat over all others, as it is very early and

very productive in grain and straw,-Ibid. finally be settled upon. Smithfield Show of Fat Cattle. This came off in De Fortune, dated Shanghae, August 16,

mention that he

Horticultural Expedition to China.-Advices from Mr. cember, and was well attended. A Hereford ox took had returned from the river Min, and was busily enthe first prize of the gold medal. The Income of the English Agricultural Society the past leit at Ningpo, Chusan, and other places, preparatory

gaged in gathering together his collections of plants year reached the large amount of £9,291, over $46,000! to his return to England, where he is expected in April It has 6,733 members, and is adding to them and its or May next. His plants are described by him as be. funds every year; thus doing an incalculable amount ing extremely valuable ; and he had decided upon of good to the farming interest. Po Sweeten Butter:- By adding 2 drachms of carbon perintendence. He had been in the black tea country,

bringing the whole of them home under his own suate of soda to 3 lbs. of either fresh or salt butter, pos- and had witnessed the process of preparing the leaves; sessing a disagreeable flavor, renders it perfectly sweet. he had been seriously ill with lever, from which he Soda produces the same results when added to other was recovered ; and on his passage from the Min to culinary greases, as dripping, lard, &c.—

Far. Herald. Vines in Dwelling-houses. -A singular instance of the however, were on each occasion driven off by himself,

Chusan, he had been twice attacked by pirates, who, growth of a vine may be seen at the Angel Inn, unassisted by his cowardly Chinese crew.- 1b. Halesworth, Suffolk ; a large portion is trained in the

How to Preserve Rhubarb.--My method is to take a front of the house and stables, but a branch 23 feet in quart bottle with a wide neck, and to cut the stalks length is conveyed through the windows of a sitting small enough to go into the bottle; I add brayed loaf room, crossing the ceiling to the centre of the house, where it is trained to a lofty skylight, producing fruit sugar and tie a piece of bladder tight round the neck, in abundance. Might not some of our mechanics and the bottles, get the water to boil just over the bladder,

I put as much water into the copper as will immerse others enjoy this delicious fruit, by introducing the then rake out the fire, and let the

bottles remain in till vine in their work-shops in a similar manner?-Gar.. cooled; I then take them out, place them on a dry Chron.

On the Choice of a Variety of Oat for Cultivation.— shelf, and use the bottle at once. -- Ib. Strongly suspecting that the real value of different va; ber of your excellent Paper some discussion on the

Soap as a Manure. Having seen in some late numrieties of oat was unknown, and that weight by bushel value of soap as a manure, I am inclined to give you was even less applicable to this grain than to wheat, I procured samples of nine sorts, carefully selected by use about 15 cwt. of soap weekly to discharge

the guio

my experience in this matter. I am a silk dyer, and Messrs. Lawson, of Edinburgh. I have not had them and oily matter from the silk before dyeing. I also use compared chemically; I leave that to those great and about 1 cwt. of soda to 3 cwt. of soap, which I prewealthy bodies, associated for the ostensible purpose sume unites with the oily matter of the silk, forming of conferring benefits on the farmer. I have followed a simple mechanical process, which any one may, fol. 4000 to 6000 gallons of strong soap suds per week; and

a species of soap. The result is, that I produce from low. The weight of each sort per bushel having been having a small farm, I have latterly applied the whole ascertained, the following table was constructed ac. of this to my land, and its effect is most extraordinary; cording to the results :

My experience in its use has been only one season, and Weight per bushel of lbs.

I cannot, therefore, give any comparative results; but Siberian Oat.

.45

I consider it more powerful than any manure that I Sandy....

521 am acquainted with. If any of your readers will do Kildrummie...

.42

me the honor to come and see my land next spring, Early Angus.

.42

when vegetation begins to move, they will have ample Hopetoun.

41

evidence of the value of soap as a manure; and if farPotato...

411

mers were allowed the drawback of the duty on soap Early Dyock...

403

used as a manure, in the same way that we manufac. Late Angus.

turers are allowed it by the government, there is no Black Tartarian..

.39

doubt in my mind that soap would soon supersede the The useful part of the oat being the kernel, and it use of guano.-Ag. Gaz. being probable that the proportion of the weight of Large Cabbages.-Six cabbages of the flat-pole kind the husk to that of the kernel might vary so much as were recently raised by Mr. Toms, of Saltash, weighto render the weight per bushel a deception, 100 parts ing 61, 59, 57, 56_54, 50=337 lbs.

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EDITOR'S TABLE.

Editor's Table.

all this machinery, and of the office or function performed by each organ, there will be minute dissections

of all domestic animals. A museum, illustrative of CULTURIST.-We are favored with the first No. of a the anatomy and physiology of all the living things pew agricultural paper under the above title, published which the farmer labors to produce, and keep in a by Wm. J. A. Bradford, Baltimore, Md., at one dollar a healthy condition, will also be formed. Lectures year. It is 16 pages quarto, and very neatly got up. will be given in these departments of natural science, Mr. B. has our best wishes for his success; but why and no pains will be spared to render their study both not carry his patronage to the old established Ameri- interesting and truly useful. Work in a chemical can Farmer?" There are no publications so poorly laboratory for the analysis of soils, manures, fertilizers, paid as the agricultural, and instead of starting new and all vegetable and animal substances, will form an. ones, would it not be better to get a stronger support important department in the school. Lectures will be to those already in existence ? Independent of collate- given in this branch of science with the view to preral business, we do not believe there is a purely agri- pare teachers of academies, and common schools, to incultural paper in America that is more than paying troduce the study of agricultural chemistry into these. expenses-and seven-eighths of them are noi even seminaries of learning. A suitable text book, and a doing that. We have placed the Culturist on our ex- cheap apparatus for the use of school teachers and pri change list.

vate gentlemen, have long been in a course of prepa.. The MechaNICS' Mirror. This is a beautiful ration. Agricultural geology will also be taught.. octavo monthly of 28 pages, edited by Robert McFar- A full course of study and practice will occupy four land, Esq., and published by John Tanner, Albany, years; during which, the pupil will be required to N. Y., at one dollar a year. The matter in the first No. keep in his own handwriting a journal of his studies at hand, is highly valuable, not only for the mechanic, and progress, and an accurate debit and credit of all but for the general reading of families. The work is farm operations. He will be charged for his board and well arranged for popular favor, of which we hope it tuition, washing, &c., and credited at a fair price for may find much, for its appearance certainly promises whatever service he may render on the farm. ' But we it to be highly deserving

cannot promise work and pay for all that may offer. PERUVIAN Corn.-Edwin Bartlett, Esq., of this The object of the proprietors of this school will be to. city, has kindly given us five barrels of Peruvian Corn, turn the labor of young men to the best possible ac. recently sent him from that country. It has the count, and to give them the full benefit of their skill largest sized grains of any we ever saw before, and is and industry. quite a curiosity. There are two kinds : one called " The price of board, washing, lodging, lights, and by the Peruvians, maiz blanco (white corn). This is fire wood, will be from $1.50 to $2.00 per week. the Chancay, corn used for fattening pigs. It is a Tuition from $8 to $12 per quarter. This will include coarse, inferior article, but grows very rank and instructions by Gen. H., as well as the editor's strong. The other kind, maiz amarillo (yellow corn), lecture fees." from Huacho, is large and fine, and is said to make the From the well known characters of Gen. Harmon sweetest kind of bread. Mr. Bartlett informs us it and Dr. Lee, we have no doubt that they will keep an a great yielder. Any one wishing a quart or two of this excellent Agricultural School, and one highly deserv. corn for experiment, can have the same gratis, by calling the patronage of the public. The pages of this ing at our warehouse, No. 187 Water Street. We are periodical will bear witness to the zeal with which. of opinion, it will do best south of the Potomac, as it we have continually advocated them, and we are reis a southern corn.

joiced to be able to announce that one is at length to SOLON ROBINSON, Esq.- We regret to say, that be established in this State. We hope it may meet just before this eminent friend of agriculture was the patronage that it is sure to merit, and that it may ready to start on his agency for this paper, and our be followed by others throughout the country. It is agricultural establishment, he was seized with a vio- high time that farmers' sons were taught their busilent fever, which reduced him very low for a time. ness scientifically as well as practically. We are of When he last wrote us he was convalescent, and our opinion that, ten years hence, people will look back Teaders will see that he has made some happy efforts with perfect wonder that agricultural schools were not for their amusement and instruction in this No. of our established at the first settlement of the country. paper. We trust he is on his way to New Orleans, by THE PRESENT NO. OF THE AGRICULTURIST.-It this time, via the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Thence, is not often that we praise our own paper, but we if his health grows better, he will find his way through think the present No. contains several very able artilower Alabama to Florida, and so north, as the spring cles. We would especially point to that on “ Hereford advances, through Georgia, the Carolinas, &c. We are Cattle," and the one containing " Mr. Pell's Essay," much obliged to our southern friends who have offer- read before the American Ag. Association the past ed him so kindly a welcome, and shall request him to month. Let no one be deterred from perusing them call upon them on his route hither.

by their length; for they have been prepared after Western New York AGRICULTURAL School.- much study and thought on the subjects of which Dr. Daniel Lee, of Buffalo, editor of the Genesee they treat.' We do not intend to make our periodical Farmer, has made arrangements with Gen. Rawson a light ephemeral, but a work of instruction to be read Harmon, to open an Agricultural School at the resi- and studied as a book. dence of the latter in Wheatland, Monroe County, ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

.-We are indebted for the N. Y., on the 1st of May next, to teach the science Transactions of the Hampshire, Hampden, and Frankand practice of agriculture. The farm of Gen. Har- lin Agricultural Society for 1845; for the Address bemon contains 200 acres of improved land, which is fore the Hartford County Agricultural Society by Hon. under excellent cultivation in the various kinds of I. W. Stuart, together with the Transactions of crops suitable to the climate. Dr. Lee thus speaks of the same for the past year; for the Brockville Retheir undertaking in his prospectus.

corder, C. W., containing an account of the Johnstown “Great pains will be taken to ascertain what ani- District Agricultural Show, in October last, which mals furnish the most profitable liring, machinery, for must have been a highly spirited affair. changing grass, grain, roots, straw, &c., into milk, but To CORRESPONDENTS. --J. D. Williamson, L, Perter, cheese, beef, pork, mutton, fat, aná wool. To im sicus, A Subscriber, Solon Robinson, E. S., Benj. N. pait a thorough knowledge of the organic structure of Huntington, and Henry Watson, are received.

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NEW YORK CATTLE MARKET-Jan. 26.

At Markel, 1100 Beer Cattle (250 from Pennsylvania), 50 Cows PRICES CURRENT IN NEW YORK, JANUARY 26, 1846. and Calves, and 2000 Sheep and Lainbs. ASHES, Pots, ......

Prices.--Beef Cattle-Last week the market exhibited consi ......... per 100 lbs. $3 874 10 64 00 Pearls, ... ................du. 4 125 4 19

derable spirit, and buyers operated very freely. At the close of BALE ROPE,...

the week's business (Monday evening) not more than 200 remain.......... Ib.

7

ed unsold. BARK, Quercitron,

We quote inferior to middling qualities, $4.50a$5.00 ; .......... ton, 2600 26 50 BEANS, White,

........ bush. 1 12

1 25

superior and prime ditto, $5.50a$6.00; sales of a few extra are BEESWAX, Am. Yellow, ...............lb.

reported at 87.

33 BOLT ROPE, ..

.do.

Cows And Calves.- The offerings for the last week were

13 BONES, ground,

rather liınited, but all at market were taken at prices ranging, ...... bush. BRISTLES, American,

according to quulity, from $15 to $30a32. .........lb. 25

65 BUTTER, Table,.

SHEEP AND LAMBS.-91 50a$3.50 may be quoted as the ex........do. 16

25 Shipping,...

tremes of prices. A small number left over. .........do. 9

13 CANDLES, Mould, Tallow, ....... do. 9

11

Hay-In consequence of the recent snow storm preventing Sperni,

........do.
25

supplies reaching the city, the stock on hand is very small.

38 Stearine,......

good article rendily commands 61.124 per cwt. .....do. 20

23 CHEESE,

...do. 5

10 COAL, Anthracite,

REMARKS.--Ashes firm. 2000 lbs. 5 00

Cotton is steady, and no change in

6 00 CORDAGE, American,

prices since the late news. Export since 1st September last, .................. lb. 11

12 COTTON,

457,930 bales ; same time last year, 558,506; same time year ..do. 6

10 COTTON BAGGING, Amer. hemp,.... yard,

before, 307,918. Flour is inactive.
13
14

Stock on hand in this city

about 235,000 barrels. Grain of all kind in moderate demand. Kentucky............

12

13 FEATHERS,

Provisions firm, but little doing in them. 26

of other articles we FLAX, American,

have nothing worthy of record, this being the dullest month of .......... do. 7

8 FLOUR, Northern and Western, ........ bbl. 5 50

5 87

the year for all kinds of business. Fancy.......

6 50

Money is tight, although there is no great distress for it. ..........do.

6 87 Southe,n, ... ..........do. 5 50

Stocks slightiy on the advance.

5 87 Richmond City Mills...............do.

The Weather has been quite mild this month, with the excep

6 62 6 75 Rye, ...

tion of oue heavy full of snow, giving us a single week's .........do. 4 25 4 38 GRAIN-Wheat, Western,..

sleighing. ........ bush. 1 20

1 30 Southern.............. do.

1 15 1 25 TRANSACTIONS OF THE N. Y. STATE AG. SOCIETY. Just Ryo,.. .......do. 79

81 as I was ready to issue the Extra spoken of page 38 of the last Corn, Northern, .............. do. 68

70 No. of this periodical, for reasons which will be stated hereafter, Southern, ......do. 07

69 the publication of it was suspended for the present. Whether it Barley,...

.do. 65

68 will be issued or suppressed will depend entirely on circumOats, Northern,........

.....do. 46

48 stances. I am deeply obliged to my numerous friends for the inSouthern,

do. 38

40 terest they have taken in this matter, and can assure them one GUANO

...do. 2 00 3 00 and all, that their kind expressions and encouragements are HAY, in bales,.. ............100 lbs.

95 gratefully remembered. If it be found necessary to issue the HEMP, Russia, clean,..... ..........do. 190 00

" 195 00 Extra hereafter, they shall have due notice of it, and be supplied American, water-rotted, .......... ton, 105 00 " 185 00 in any quantity for distribution. I promise them if it ever American, dew-rotted, . ........ do. 75 00

125 00

toes see the light, with the additions I can now make to it, they HIDES, Dry Southern,.......

...do. 8

10 will find it as rich and spicy an expose as ever appeared in the HOPS, ... ............ Ib. 20

35 annals of agricultural literature. Still it is my wish that I may HORNS, ............................... 100. 100 7 00 not be forced w say anything more. All nou rests with the ad LEAD..

........... Ib. 4 50 4 56 verse party. The developments of the last ten days fully content me Sheet and bar .................... do

51

A. B. ALLEX. MEAL, Corn,....

..........bbl.
3 75 4 00

To AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES.-With a view of aiding these Corn,

............hhd. 17 50 18 00 MOLASSES, New Orleans, .............

Societies, and more extensively benefiting the farming commu.gal. 23

29 MUSTARD, American,.

nity, it will be seen by reference to our advertised terms on the ............ Ib.

31 NAVAL STORES—Tar,.... .......bbl. 2 25

2 38

lasi page, that the publishers offer the Agriculturist at the very Pitch, ......................do 1 25

low price of FIFTY CENTS a year for the monthly numbers, and 1 38

SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS per copy for bound volumes, whea Rosin ... ......................do. 1 00

1 25 Turpentine,..

ordered for premiunis or distribution among the members.
....... do. 3 50
5 60

With Spirits Turpentine, Southern,

these liberal terms we hope henceforth to see our periodical in ..gal. 63

75 OIL, Linseed, American,

the hands of every farmer and planter in the country. We ear........ do.

67

68 Castor,

57 ...........................do.

nestly call upon our friends to exert themselves and spread the

68 Lard,.............

.....do. 70

75

Agriculturist in every quarter. Agents will also be supplied on OIL CAKE,

the most liberal terms. Address Saxton & Miles, 205 Broad........................100 lbs. 1 75 1 88 PEAS, Field, .... ............ bush. 1 50

way, New York.

2 00 PLASTER OF PARIS, ................ ton. 2 50 2 63

CASTS OF THE PRIZE SHORT-Horn HEIFER.- We have or Ground, in bbls., ...........of 300 lbs. 1 12 1 25 PROVISIONS-Beef, Mess,

dered a few more of these superb casts sur our friends, and will ........bbl. 7 00 9 00

supply such as apply soon. The price will be $4 each, delivered Prime,

.......... do. 4 50 5 50 Smoked,

at our warehouse, or $5, boxed and shipped. ....lb. 6

9 Rounds, in pickle,..do. 4

6 Pork, Mess,

IMPROVED STOCK FOR SALE. ........bbl.

12 00 14 12
Prime, ......................... do.

9 00 a
11 00

The subscriber breeds on his farm for sale, the following aniLard, .......... lb.

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mals of the choicest kind, viz. :Bacon sides, Smoked, .............do.

Durham Cattle,

3 In pickle,.:

3

Devon
.........do.
4

do. Hams, Smoked,

Cotswold Sheep
...................do. 6

10
Pickled,
...........do. 4

Southdown do.

7 Shoulders, Smoked, ..........do. 5

His farm is large, and his herd and flocks numerous, which enPickled, ..........do.

5

ables him to give an excellent choice. He is paying particular RICE, ..............................100 lbs. 4 10 5 52

attention to the milking qualities of his cattle, both among Dur. SALT,

hams and Devons.

1 40 ............................ sack, 1 35

His sheep also are not only bred for fine Common, ...................... bush. 20

35

forms and strong constitution, but heavy, thick fleeces of a good SEEDS-Clover, ........................b. 10

13

quality of wool. His residence is two-and-a-half miles from Timothy,.....................7 bush. 16 50 21 00

Bufalo, and is reached in ten minutes by railroad. Flax, rough, .......................do. 10 00 10 50

Black Rock, Erie County, N.Y. LEWIS F. ALLEN. clean,

.... do. 11 00 11 50 SODA, Ash, contig 80 per cent. soda, ... .lb. 3

3

COUNTRY RESIDENCE. Sulphate Soda, ground, ...........do. 1

The house, garden, and outbuildings of the late

Mr. William SUGAR, New Orleans,..................do.

5

8 Cleveland, are offered for sale at a great bargain. The situation SUMAC, American,....................ton, 35 00 37 50 is a most desirable one for a person having children to educate, TALLOW, .............................lb. 7

8 being within a few rods of an excellent high school, in the Firsi TOBACCO ....................do.

7 Society of the town of Norwich, Conn. The house will accom. WHISKEY, American,.................gal. 24

25 modate a large family, or two small ones, having two kitchens, WOOLS, Saxony, .......

........... Ib.

35

50 two gardens, &c.,!&c. The water is excellent both for drinking Merino...........................do.

35 and washing. For particulars inquire of Henry Strong, Esq., or Half blood, ........................ do.

30 George D. Fuller, of Norwich, Conn., or Common..........................do

A. B. ALLEN, 187 Water Street, New York

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