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duced one-third more crop than that manured pirations encircle the globe, see to it, that their with compost or guano. His communication will sons do not continually annoy their neighbors by

profanity? be given next weck.

The Revised Statutes of Massachusetts contain

the following declarations concerning profanity : Why does Vermont wheat make bread that is

“If any person, who has arrived at the

age

of moist, while that made from Western wheat is discretion, shall profanely curse or swear,

he shall dry? Is it owing to the presence of gluten ? on conviction thereof, before any justice of the

peace, be punished by fine, not exceeding five “Newport, N. H., April 11, 1855. The stage dollars, nor less than one dollar.” from this place still goes upon runners. Snow We read of one of olden times that neither in abundance."

feared God nor regarded man.

If there be any such was have arrived at the

age

of discretion, BOYS' DEPARTMENT.

and are habitually indulging in profanity, they should not be unmindful that they are liable to

fine and cost, for every violation of the aforesaid PROFANITY.

statute. When every other means fail, the law This is one of the marked vices of the boys of

should have its course.- Amherst Express. the present day. What multitudes of them are addicted to it. Are parents fully aware of this ? LADIES' DEPARTMENT. Do you know that your sons, when away from home by day as well as by night, are mingling with profane associates? Or rather, do you know

DOMESTIC RECIPES. that they have not such companions? Are there EGGS AND SAUSAGES.-Boil four sausages for five not parents in nearly every town in our favored ninutes, when half cold cut them in half lengthCommonwealth, who are famous at home, and it ways, put a little butter or fat in frying-pan and may be abroad, as moral reformers, whose sons are

put the sausages in and fry gently, break four eggs suffered to grow up at home habituated to the use into the pan, cook gently, and serve. Raw sauof profane language and all its kindred vices whose

sages

will do as well, only keep them whole, and number is legion? Said a boy not long since in cook slowly. our hearing, “The boy or the man that will swear will drink and smoke and be guilty of other kind

A VERY NICE RICE PUDDING.–Take half a teared vices.". Said another in reply, "Now we cupful of the best rice, put it in a small pie-dish do not think so much of persons who indulges in with three tablespoonfuls of moist sugar. Fill up profane langnage as of those who do not,

the dish with milk and water in equal proportions, mark fully concurred in by all who were engaged and bake very slowly. It is eaten cold. in the conversation.

OMELETTES.-Break four eggs into a basin, add Boys—our advice to you all is to avoid the half a teaspoonful of salt and a quarter ditto of pepwicked practice of using profane language—and per, beat them up well with a fork, put into the all idle words approaching it. There are persons frying-pan one ounce and a half of butter, lard, or who would not swear, but continually interlard oil, which put on the fire until hot; then pour in their conversation with such expressions, as, "I the eggs, which keep on mixing quick with a spoon vow"_“I swan," and others of similar kind, that until all is delicately set ; then let them slip to the will suggest themselves to the reader ; also pursons edge of the pan, laying, hold by the handle, and that would think it awfully wicked to take the raising it slantways, which will give an elongated name of God in vain, yet are very familiar with form to the omelette ; turn in the edges, let it set such oaths as, “hy Jesus,”'_" by hoke” and by a moment and turn it over on to a dish, and serve. every thing else, almost. There are persons, how

It ought to be a nice yellow color, done to a ever, who see little difference between “I swan” nicety, and as light and delicate as possible. It and "I swear," and therefore, as a matter of taste, may be served in many ways, but the following is if they use either, choose the latter. Now is it most common : two tablespoonsfuls of milk, and any more wicked to say “I swear,” than “I vow, an ounce of the crumb of bread cut in thin slices or “I swan ?" If so, we confess our inability to may be added. discriminate. Let these things be carefully considered in the light of divine truth, and all these

To MAKE FINE PAN-CAKES, FRIED WITHOUT BUTidle words will be abandoned.

TER OR LARD.—Take a pint of cream and six newLet all the boys who read these remarks, who laid eggs; beat them well together ; put in a quarhave; already, become addicted to the vice of pro- beaten mace—which you please, and so much as

ter of a pound of sugar and one nutmeg or a little fanity, resolve to break themselves of it by immediate, total abstinence from every variety of will thicken-almost as much as ordinary pan-cake profaneness. Let such also as have not yet become flour batter ; your pan must be heated reasonably habituated to it, resolve to be free from it-to

hot, and wiped with a clean cloth ; this done, avoid associating with such as indulge in its use.

spread your batter thin over it, and fry. Swear not at all, for it is not noble, nor brave, To Clean Window Glass.—Take finely pulnor wise, nor the sign of good culture, nor any- verised indigo, dip it into a linen rag moistened thing else that is pure, lovely and of good report. with vinegar, wine, or water, and apply it briskly Would every girl and woman frown upon this vice to the glass. Wipe off and polish with a dry cloth. and those allied to it, all but the abandoned and This method of cleansing window glass im parts a hopeless would soon forsake it. Will parents and brilliant polish, and is far more expeditiously acteachers strive to check the growth of this vice ? complished than cleaning with soap-suds or whitWill those philanthropists whose benevolent as- ing.

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We select the following from a large number of similar notices with which we have been favored from

time to time by our cotemporaries : We improve this opportunity to call the attention of our agri- NEW ENGLAND FARMER-This excellent agricultural periodicultural "friends to the New England. Fariner, published in cal, under the editorial charge of Simon Brown, Esq., assisted Boston, as one of the

most valuable publications of the kind in by Frederick Holbrock and Henry F. French, is a work which the United States. There are few farmers so well informed that recommends itself to the attention of every farmer. This they might not derive advantages from its perusal, a hundred moothly cannot fail of a good support under its present manfold beyond its cost. It is published moothly, each pumber agement, and we hope it will meet with the success it so much containing 48 large octavo pages, at only $1.00 a year.--[Hamp- deserves.-(Dover Gazette, N. H. shire Gazette, Mass. NEW ENGLAND FARMER. - The August pumber, as usual, is devoted, as its name indicates, to practical farming intelligence,

NEW ENGLAND FARMER.--This valuable weekly paper, chiefly Silled with matter of great importance to the farmer. There are has no superior in the excellence of its agricultural essays, and no better works reach the home of the agriculturist than this. in the general tone of its news and miscellaneous departments. Its articles are timely, able, and instructivemaod its illustra. The two selections on our outside of last week, under the caption tions are fiue.-(Telegraph, Peon.

of " Farm Work for May," and the “ Garden," should have been NEW ENGLAND FARMER.—The New England Farmer is a first credited to the New England Farmer, and are fair samples of the rate monthly, devoted to agriculture, borticulture, and their ability and good taste exhibited in the management of the paper. kindred arts and sciences, which

we unhesitatingly recommend It is edited by Simon Brown, Esq., formerly of Newport, in this to our farmers and reading community. Each number con

State. Many of its best correspondents are also from New Hamptains about forty pages, and the last two we have read with shire.--[Manchester (N. H.) Democrat. pleasure, finding them filled with practical, valuable and instructive articles. Several who have exatoined the numbers we have tions of cordial brotherhood with this excellent agricultural

NEW ENGLAND FARMER. - We are happy to renew our saluta received were much pleased with them.—(Monmouth Inquirer, and miscellaneous newspaper, with its first issue for the new N. J.

year. And there is no paper out of the State that furnishes NEW ENGLAND FARMER. - This is one of the best agricultural more reliable and valuable information, and we are always bappy papers the farmer can find. It is well adapted to the wants of to see it on the farmer's table with our own sheet. The New che farmers in New England, anıl should have an extensive cir- England Farmer is edited by Simon Brown, Esq., with Hon culation among them.-(Greenfield Republican, Mass.

Frederick Holbrook and Hepry F. French, Esq., as associates We omitted last week to credit the article headed " Farm (a strong team,)

and is published by Joel Nourse, Boston, at Work for September," as we should have done, to the best Agricul

per annum.-[Granite Farmer, N. H. tural paper in New England, the N. E. Farmer. It was so good we o We exchange with a goodly number of Agricultural supposed all would know where it came from.-[Amherst Cab-papers, most of them of established merit and usefulness; but inet, N. A.

among them all we peruse the columns of none with more intorest The New ENGLAND PARMER, & monthly devoted exclusively to and comfort than those of the New

England Farmer. There is Agriculture and kindred subjects, making a fine volume or 576 a good deal of old-fashioned home fire-side feeliog infused into pages a year. The Farmer is edited by Simon Brown, assisted by its language, which reminds us of the capacious hearth and Frederick Holbrook and Henry F. French, published by Joel glowing winter fires of long ago, while in the elements of pro Nourse, Quincy Hall, Boston, at $1.00 a year in advance. The gression and practical usefulness it ranks among the first jour. Farmer continues to maintain its high and well-earned repu- uals in the land.-(Carlisle (Pa ) Herald. tation.-[Ohio Farmer.

NEW ENGLAND FARMER.-An Independent Journal, devoted to NEW ENGLAND FARMER. “We advise our agricultural friends Agriculture and General Intelligence. Terms $2 per annum in who are in want of a work devoted exclusively to their inter- advance-Joel Nourse proprietor, Boston, Mass. ests, without beiog mixed up with the notions of old fogies on politics, to subscribe for the New England Farmer, which is pub, list, and most cordially do we recommend it. To the intelli

This is the best paper for a farmer we have on our exchange lished in a pamphlet form, monthly, at $1.00 por appum. Joel gent, enterprising young man, just beginning the world, this Nourse, publisher, Quincy Hall, Boston.– [Plymouth Rock, paper may be the means of saving fifty dollars a year, indepenMses.

dent of the pleasure derived from reading it. To such we say, The excellent article on our last page for “Farmers' don't fail to send your two dollars for the New England Farmer. Work in March," is from the New England Farmer, one of the -(Ellsworth (Me.) Herald. most valuable and sterling papers to be found in this country, always filled with valuable information, and a paper from which

Every farmer in Vermont, besides patronizing the papers we can always clip much interesting matter.-(Woburn Journal, Parmer. We have known it from its youth up,” and know it

of his own State and vicinity, should take the New England Mass.

to be a first-rate paper; always filled with choice and important NEW ENGLAND FARMER.—The April number of this useful ag- matter for the man who would cultivate his farm and his mind ricultural work has been received, and merits the praises that at one and the same time, and do it in the best manner. WO have been so universally bestowed upon it. It is, in fact, the shall treat our readers to many articles from its columns.cheapest agricultural work in the Union. It is published monthly (Vermont Watchman and Journal. at Boston on the first of each month, in book form-devoted, ezclusively, to agriculture, horticulture, and their kindred arts and NEW ENGLAND FARMER.-We consider this broad and beautiful sciences. Each number contains 48 pages, making at the end of sheet among the best, if not the very best family journal in the the year, a neat volume of 576 octavo pages. Terms $1 per Vnited States. The bold and manly tone evinced by its conannum in advance. All

orders and letters should be addressed ductors upon all questions of State and National polity, renders to Joel Nourse, Quincy Hall, South Market Street, Boston, Mass. its opinions worth adopting, whilst as a pewspaper, its columns -Norristown Register, Penn.

afford as abundant a supply as is needed by any family. In the

immediate vicinity of its publication, its markets and local news o The New England Farmer, for March, has come to hand must be particularly valuable, but the world-wide importance of in good season, and this number fully sustains the excellence of its agricultural statistics is what will specially recommend it to chose preceding it. It presents a valuable index for the farmer's our readers. The price is only $2 per annum, which, for a paper nse, besides a great variety of valuable miscellaneous reading, of its size, style of print, and manner of getting up, is exceedwhieb capoot fail to interest those pursuing other vocations ingly low.-[Louisville (Ky.) New Era. than the tilling of the soil.--[Statesman, Vt.

o The New England Farmer, we would remind our readers, o The New England Farmer, from the columns of which is an excellent agricultural paper, and now is just about the our readers have seen many good articles in the Mail, is one of time to make the editor a "New Year's Gift," of renewed subthe best agricultural papers, for the common farmer, that comes scriptions and some new subscribers.—[Greenfield (Mass.) Repubto our table. It has receatly been much improved, and in addi-lic. tion to the weekly is now issued moothly, at $1 & year. Mr. Simon Brown, the editor, successor to the late Mr. Cole, seems to

o We know of no better agricultural paper in the Union, have caught the full idea of the actual wants of the farmer.

than the New England Farmer, published at Boston. It should [Eastern Mall, Maine.

be in the hands of every farmer who would know how to farm.

-[Banner of the Union, Phila. o In the paper of this week will be found a finely written article upon The Farm in November," which is the leading

New ExGLAND FARMER.—We call attention to the advertisement article of the November pumber of the New England Farmer, of the New England Farmer. This is probably the best weekly which has just come to band.

agricultural paper in New England. Its editor, Simon Brown, Those of our farmers who do not subscribe for this work, we Esq., is a practical farmer, and its other writers are men who recommend to do so. It is among the best monthly publi- write from practical knowledge of the great branch of industry cation going.--[Suffolk Gazette, N. Y.

to which the paper is mainly devoted. Those of our people who

wish for an agricultural paper published out of the State, will NEW ENGLAND FARMER. - This is another good agricultural not find a better one.--[Concord (N. I.) Patriot. paper, and we take pleasure in recommending it to the public, It is devoted to agriculture, horticulture, and their kindred NEW ENGLAND FARMER.-This is one of the best agricultural arts and sciences, embellished with numerous engravings. The journals in this country, and should be in the hands of every matter is mostly original, and from the best agricultural writ- person engaged or interested in any one of the various branches ets of the day.-[Expositor, Mich.

of agriculture.-(Exeter (N. H.) News-Letter.

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CONTENTS OF THIS NUMBER.

Page. Calendar for June,..

249 Washing Windows. - New Postage Law,

250 Native and improved Cattle,

251 Manure your Fruit Trees in early Spring.- Plant a Grape vine.- Hoeing in dry weather, 252 Long and short Manures.- Spring- Locust Trees,..

253 Guano and other things. — Plum Trees.— Tap root. - Potatoes,.

255 The dawn of May.—About the State of Maine potatoes.- Practical effort,

256 Messenger Black-Hawk,

257 A few facts for Farmers,.

258 Worms in Corn-stalks.— Peach crop and cold.—The philosophy of Rain,.

259 Flowers.- Experimental Farms.- Going to the City,

260 Physical Morality.- Culture of Stony Ground. The Tap Root,.

261 Plows.- The Flower Garden,...

262 A hint from Shakspeare.- Grafting large limbs,

263 Pruning and Grafting Fruit Trees,...

264 Wood land.—Answer to Query. Salt for Animals,

265 Fertilizers and Flowers.— The Sleep of Plants,..

266 Extracts and Replies,

267 Experiment with Hen Manure.- Pruning,

268 Labor and Luxury,...

269 Cultivation of Millet.- Thoughts upon soil analysis and specific manures,

270 Animals foretelling the weather.— The Blue Birds.- Cure for black knot,.

272 Oakes Prize Cow.– New Budding Knife,.

274 Agriculture of Massachusetts.- Lumbering.- The cheapest food,

275 Useful Receipts,....

276 Scatter ye seeds.- Indian Corn its culture,

277 Stone for Building - Pruning, ...

278 Hard and stony Land.- Fish as Food,

279 srdy border Plants.— A good Hog. It can't be helped,

280 Gravel Walls, ..

281 Weighing the earth.- How to manage Stubble Land,

282 What a native Cow is.— Rain in Summer,

283 Corn Plants for fodder,....

284 Rumination, or Remastication,

285 Nutritive qualities of Milk,

286 Look to your Bees. The present Crisis,

287 Woodward's Improved Seed Planter and Manure Dropper.- Common things,

288 Duties of the Farmer to his Family,

289 Extracts and Replies,...

290 Boston Veterinary Institute,

291 The Winter in Canada.— A Home Picture,

292 Small Potatges.- Plowing,..

293 Guano vs. Bones.— Toads.— Cheese.- Strawberries,

294 Domestic Recipes, ...

295 Noah Webster,

296

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Messenger Black Hawk,.
Oakes Prize Cow,...
Woodward's Improved Seed Planter and Manure Dropper,

Pago. 257 273 288

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