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these came the trotters, followed by a splendid five years old and under, and the premium was won draft team consisting of four large and noble bay by the horse Romeo in two heats, of 2.57 and horses attached to a large wagon. The whole num- 2.58, White Mountain Morgan coming in seber of horses was one hundred and seventy-seven. cond, Morgan Hunter being distanced in the first

At eleven o'clock there was a drawing match by heat. The White Mountain colt was much admired the working oxen in the east section of the field, for his grace and activity. which was witnessed by a large crowd. The oxen At three o'clock, the call for a trial of speed free were attached to a cart loaded with 6100 lbs. weight, to all horses and drivers, was responded to but by which they were required to draw forward several the horses Chicago Jack and Lady Litchfield. They rods, and also to back it to its original position. It were to run for the best three in five for $300 for was done by some of them with great ease, by oth- the first prize and $100 for the second. The first ers indifferently, and by others not at all. The far- two heats were won by Chicago Jack in 2.36 and mers especially took much interest in this part of 2.33; the last two by the Lady Litchfield in 2.37 the proceedings.

and 2.36. On the last heat she came in first, in At 11 o'clock there was a grand trial of speed on 2.38, but lost the race by the decision of the judges, the part of fancy matched horses. The trial was in who counted a habit she had of breaking, against pairs.

her. Other favorite matches were also run. After this the celebrated Drum Corps from New Albert Golder, of Watertown, Me., a lad of twelve York appeared upon the course in front of the years, rode around the course on horseback, and Judges' stand ; they number sixteen, under the head won much applause by his admirable horsemanship. of a Major, who without a word of command, but He made the time in 2.50. Other trots of interest with a slight motion of the hand or head, made his also took place. order manifest. It was surprising to see the train- Owing to the great attraction on the track, but ing of the corps, so prompt and decisive; now they few persons attended the auction sale of stock by swell out a roll of thunder, then allowed it to die Mr. Hatch. He sold some $1100 worth, and then away into a delicate pianisimo. The audience were postponed the auction sale of horses to Monday. highly gratified at the performance.

The number in attendance during the several At one o'clock a trial of draft horses was had on days of the exhibition could not have been less than the ground east of the Pavilion. This was attrac- from one hundred and fifty to one hundred and tive, and afforded much gratification to those who seventy-five thousand. could not, from the press of the crowd, obtain a The receipts of the Society from all sources are good view of the trotting.

from $32,000 to $35,000. This will undoubtedly The great feature of the day, the BANQUET, took pay all the premiums awarded by the committees, place at two o'clock, beneath John Wright's big all the expenses, which must be very heavy, as tent, which was erected in the centre of the ellipse. every one will conceive who has seen the magnitude The procession was formed at the President's tent and beauty of the arrangements; and we hope will a few moments before two, and marched to the big leave a good sum as the nucleus of a permanent tent, passing as they entered beneath an arch in- fund for the promotion of the objects of the Soscribed “SUCCESS TO AGRICULTURE.” The tables ciety, were spread for over two thousand people, and

PREMIUMS. nearly every plate was occupied. A blessing was asked by Rev. S. K. Lathrop, D. D., and after the feast, thanks were returned by Rev. E. N. Kirk, Durhams-1st premium, $100, to N. J. Becar, Smithtown, D. D. President Wilder presided, with his accus

L. I. ; 2d, diploma, Morris & Becar, Fordham, N. Y.; 3d, diplo

ma, Paoli Lathrop, South Hadley, Mass. tomed urbanity, and announced the regular senti- Derons—1st premium, $100, C. L. Wainwright, N. Y., and ments, which were eloquently responded to by the $100 to L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.; 20, diploma, William

Buckminster, Mass. following gentlemen :-Gov. Gardner, Mayor Smith

Ayrshire-1st premium, $100, Hungerford, Brodie & ConGov. Hoppin, of R. I., Daniel Landreth and Mor- verse, N. Y. ton McMichael, of Philadelphia, John C. Gray, R.

Herefords-1st premium, $100, Wm. H. Sotham, Owego, C. Winthrop, Edward Everett, Col. Thompson, of Jerseysist premium, Samuel Henshaw, Brookline, Mass. ; Canada West, and J. A. King, of New York. The 20, $50, Thos. Motley, Jr., W. Roxbury.

Grades—1st premium, $100, Samuel Ellsworth, Barre, Mass. premiums were then announced, by W. S. King, Natires-1st premium, $100, A. G. Sheldon, Wilmington, Secretary of the Society. FIFTH DAY-SATURDAY.

Bulls three years old and upwards-1st premium, $100, "RoThe fair weather of Saturday brought a large ingsto:,,” Paoli Lathrop, South Nadley, Mass. . 3d, diploma,


" Morris & Becar, Fordham, N. Y. ; 21, $50, Kirk Livcrowd of people to witness the closing performances, “Duke;" Calvin Sanford, Barre, Mass. the great attraction of which was the trotting car, smithtown, L. 1.; 21, $25, “Sir Robert Peel,” B. De Wolf,

Butis tioo years old—1st premium, $50, “Tallyho" N. J. Bematches, particularly that for the prize of three Bristol, R. I. hundred dollars. Four horses started for the race!,

Bulls one year old—1st premium, $25, “Warwick," Samuel

T. Tabor, Duchess County, N. Y.; 21, $10, "Farnley,” Simeon -Ethan Allen, Stockbrige Chief, North and Col- Leland, New Rochelle, N. Y.; 34, diploma, “Echo of Oxford,” umbus. The Chief was soon distanced and with-N. J. Becar, Smithtown, L. I. drawn. Ethan Allen won the first heat in 2.341, wards—1st premium, $100, to "Iris,” Morris & Becar, Ford

Durham Cous and Heifers --Cous three years old and upthe second in 2.35, and was awarded the prize. ham, N. Y.; 24 premium, $50, Bloom,” L. G. Morris, FordHis driver was Mr. Daniel Mace, of Cambridge. ham, N. Y.; 3d, diploma, "Maid of Oxford,” N. J. Becar, The race was won with the greatest ease, and the Heifers, two years old and under three years,1st premium, beautiful horse showed that he possessed a reserved $50, Miss Belleville,”, N. J. Becar, Smithtown, L. I.; 20 premispeed, had it been required, that would have taken um $25, Minerva 4”, Morris & Becar, Fordham, N. Y.; 3d, considerable from even the quick time made. The Discretionary Premiums-P. Lathrop and G. M. Atwater, second premium was awarded to Columbus. The South Hadley, Mass. next performance was a trot between stallions of prise,” Morris & Bean, Fordham, N. Y.; 24 premium, $10,

Heifers, one year old and under-1st premium, $25, “Sur



N. Y.



should have been awarded to "Victorine," owned by the same A. D. Weld, Roxbury, Mass. ; 21, $25, J. W. Hollis, Brighton, parties, but there being no competition, this could not be done. Mass.; 3d, diploma, Wm. Spencer, Lowell, Mass.

The committee would also speak in the highest terms of a Cores one year old and under two years—1st premium, 8:25, very superior heifer calf “Grace," owned by Morris & Bean, of W. H. Watson, Princeton, Mass., 21, 810, C. H. Keith, Malden, Fordham, N. Y., but the premium list offered no premium on Mass. ; 3d, diploma, Henry Sheldon, Cayuga County, Ñ. Y. calves.

The committee recommend a gratuity of $50 to Samuel No. 3-DEVON BULLS.

Jaques, of Somerville, Mass., for his cow and calf, but, on acBulls three years old and upwards-1st premium, $100, count of considering the cow pure blood rather than grade, they “Winchester," J. W. DeForest, Dover, N. Y.; 20, diploma, were unable to include it in the latter class, and award it a “Frank Quartly," L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.

premium as such. Bulls two years old and under three years—1st premium, $50,

NATIVE Cows and HEIFERS. “Blacher,"

," W. R. Sanford, Orwell Vt; 20 premium, $25, Har- Cours three years old and upwards--1st premium, $100, to Davey Dodge, Sutton, Mass., 3d, diploma, B. V. French, Brain- vis & Flint, Boston ; 21, $50, Daniel Higgins, of Malden; 31, tree, Mass.

diploma, J. L. Barrett, Bridgewater. Bulls one year old and under two years,1st premium, $25, Heifers two years old—lst premium, $50, A. & T. Jerome, of “Tecumseh," E. G. Faile, West Farms, N. Y.; 20, $10, Wm. Bloomfield, Ct. ; 21, Henry D. Pierce, Hillsboro', N. H. ; 31, Buckminster, Framingham, Mass. ; 3d, diploma, W. R. San-, diploma, Obadiah Howland, Auburn, N. Y. ford, Orwell, Vt.

Under two years old-1st premium,$25, A. W. Copeland, DorDEVON COWS AND HEIPERS.


No. 9-MILCH Cows Three years old and uprcard—1st premium, $100, E. G. Faile, West Farms, N. Y.; 21, diploma, L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.; Cours fire years old and upwards-1st premium, $100, W. W. 3d, diploma, c. S. Wainwright, Rhinebeck, N. Y.; discretiona - Watson, Princeton, Mass., 24, $76, “Nonesuch,” Davis & Flint, ry diplomas, L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y., and c. S. Wain- Boston ; 3d, 350, A. M. Carleton, Chicopee, Mass.; 4th, "Fanwright, Rhinebeck, N. Y.

ny,” C. M. Hovey, Cambridge, Mass. Two years old under three years,1st premium, 850, E. G. Cows three years old and under five years-1st premium, $75; Faile, West Farms, N. Y.; 20, diploma, $25, C. S. Wain-"Fanny,” Wm. Eames, Worcester, Mass.; 21, $50, “Dinah, wright, Rhinebeck, N.Y. ; 3d, diploma, W. R. Sanford, Orwell, Asa G. Sheldon, Wilmington ; 31, $25, “Nonesuch," Asa G. Vt.; discretionary diplomas, John C. Morse, Francistown, Sheldon, Wilmington ; 4th, $15, 0. Howland, Auburn, X. Y. N. H., and Joseph Burnett, Southboro', Mass.

No. 10— WORKING OXEN. One year old and under two years-1st premium, $25, E. G. Faile, West Farms, N. Y ; 20 premium, $10, C. S. Wainwright, $50, Nathaniel G. Giddings, Exeter, N. H. ;-31, $23, Oliver

1st premium, $100, J. M. Drinkwater, Cumberland, Me.; 21, Rhinebeck, N. Y.; discretionary diplomas, two to B. V. French, Newman, Carthage, Me.; Discretionary premium, 95, E. JohnBraintree, Mass., and one to John G. Morse, Francistown, son, Auburn, N. Y! N. H.

The committee recommend the following: Calres-Discretionary premium, $25, J. T. Andrew, West

Graturties---$20, Simon Carpenter, Charlton; $15, Stephen Cornwall, Ct.

A. Coburn, Lowell; $15, H. Sheldon, Cayuga, county, N. Y.; No. 4-AYRSHIRE BULLS.

$10, C. H. & C. A. Smith, Vergennes, Vt.: $10, G. H. Shaw, Bulls three years old and upwards-1st premium, $100 to Brookline; $10, Addison G. Cole, Buckfield ; 8.1, John B. «Kelburn,” owned by Hungerford, Brodie & Converse, Ellis- Newcombe, Norton; and diplomas to Nathan B. Reade, of burg, N. Y.; 21, $50, "Major,” owned by G. W. Barrett.

Princeton, for best trained on exbibition; Hon. Josiah QuinBulls trco years old-None presented worthy of a premium, cy, for fine Devons; Hon. B. V. French, of Braintree, Wm. although three were exhibited to the Committee, and the same F. Wheeler, of Grafton, Harvey Dodge, of Sutton, William may be said of the yearling bulls of this class.

Buckminster, of Framingham, J. B. Moore, of Concord, Jas. AYRSHIRE COWS AND HEIFERS.

Lawrence, of Groton ; George Harvey, of Marlboro', G. K.

Wright, of Keene. N. H., J. C. Sanborn, of Westboro', Moses Coros three years old and upwards--1st premium, $100, "Ma- D. Richardson, of Leominster, Larned Swallow, of Buckfield; ry Grey,” Hungerford, Brodie & Converse, Elisburg, N. Y.; J. D. G. Williams, of Raynham. 21 premium, $30, "Jessie”' Robbins Battell, Norfolk, Ct. ; 3d,

No. 11-STEERS. diploma, “Alice," John Brooks, Princeton, Mass.

Heifers tro years old-1st premium, $50, Lady Ayr,” Hun- 1st premium, $50, D. W. Haynes, Readfield, Me.; 21, $3, gerford, Brodie & Converse, Ellisburs, N. Y.; 20 premium, $25, A. M. Winslow, Putney, Vt.; 21, $15, A. G. Cole, Readfield, **Jessie 24," R. Battell, Norfolk, Ct.; 3d, diploma, "Lady Me.; Discretionary, sió, Elon Sheldon, Cayuga Co., N. Y. Gowan,” Hungerford, Brodie & Converse, Ellisburg, K. Y.

No. 12-FAT CATTLE. Heifers one year old-Messrs. Hungerford, Brodie & Converse, of Ellisburg, N. Y., exhibited two very fine animals under this On Bullocks-1st premium, $75, to Seth Bush, Westfiek, head, but the Committee under the rules of the Society, there Mass., 21, $50, James Eddy, Swansey, Mass. ; 3d, $25, Sam'í being no competition, awarded the first premium only $25 to Stebbins, Conway, Mass. “Bessie," the youngest of the two.

Fat Córcs-Ist premium, $50. to E. Munson, Auburn, N. Y.; No. 5.--HEREFORD BULLS.

20, $25, E. Sheldon, Cayuga Co., N. Y. Bulls three years old and upwards--- 1st premium, $100, Dan- Auburn, N. Y.; 21, $25, E. Sheldon, Cayuga Co., N. Y.; 3il,

Fat Steers-Discretionary--1st premium, $50, to E. Munson,
iel Goodell, Brattleboro', Vt. ; 21, William H. Sotham, Owego, H. Sheldon, Cayuga Co., N. Y.
N. Y.

Three years old, 1st premium, $100, "Milton," State Farm, No. 13-THOROUGH BRED HORSES AND MAKES.
Westboro', Mass.; 20, $50, “Milton” William H. Sotham, Owe-

Stallions-1st premium, $200,“ Trustee,” M. De Motte, New go, N. Y. ; 3d, diploma, C. B. Clarke, Concord, Mass. Izco years old 1st premium, c. B. Clarke, $50, Concord, “Matchless," Wm. B. De Wolf, Bristol, R. I. ; 4th, diploma,

York; 21, $100, “ Logan,” J. B. Monott, New York; 31, $50, 20 premium, $25, Wm. H. Sotham, Owego, N. Y.

" Tricolor,'' Frederick Boyden. Topsfield. One year old—1st premium, $25, Wm. H. Sotham, Owego,

Mares-1st premium, $150, "Fashion,” L. G. & F. Morris, N. Y.

Fordham, N. Y.: discretionary premium, "Etiquette," L. G. No. 6-JERSEY BULLS.

F. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.; do., "A La Mode," L. G. & F. Bulls three years old and over--1st premium, $100, Thos. Mot- Morris, Fordham, N. Y. ley, Jr., of Mass. Bulls' two years old—1st premium, $50, Joseph Burnett,

No. 14-STALLIONS AND MARES (ROADSTERS.) Southboro', Mass. ; 21, $25, R. S. Rogers, Salem, Mass.

Stallions-1st premium, $200, "Ethan Allen," 0. S. Roe & Bulls one year old 1st premium, $25, John Washburn, & Co., Cambridge, Mass.; 20, $100, “North Horse,” Lemuel Swampscot, Mass.; 21, $10, to Thomas Motley, Jr., Mass.; 31, North ; 34, diploma, "Boston Boy,” A. Carpenter, Providence, diploma, W. A. Harris, Mass.

R. I.

Mares-1st premium, $150, “Pet," w. P. Balch, Boston, Cotos three years old and upwards—1st premium, 8100, Mass: 21, $100, “Lady' Johnson,” š. K. Johnson, North An:

dover. “Rose," G. H. French, Andover Mass. ; 21, $50,"Daphne," s.

No. 15-STALLIONS OF GENERAL TSE. Henshaw, Brookline, Mass. ; 3d, diploma, "Flirt," Thomas

Four years old and upwards-1st premium, $200, “Young Motley, West Roxbury, Mass.

Heifers two years old—1st premium $50, “Duchess," S. R. Morrell," Town & Troy, Barre, Vt.; 21, $100, Henry Clay, Spalding ; 20, $25, Topsy," G. H. French, Andover, Mass.; Rogers & Callender, Albany, N. Y.; 3d,'$50, Morgan Emper

or," Harrison Bacon, Barre ; 4th, $30, “Ashuelot Morgan," 3d, diploma, "Rosa,” R. P. Waters, Beverly, Mass. ton, Mass. ; 24, "Bess," Ö. H. French, Andover Mass. ; 3d, the following horses :-"North Star," Henry Olmstead, E. Heifers one year old 1st premium, C. L. Cunningham, Mil- 1. Bowen, Richmond, N. H.

The committee also recommended gratuities of $20 each to “Buttercup,' " W. B. Bacon, Jamaica, Plain, Mass.

Hartford, Ct.; "Young Trustee," C. D. Freeland, Patterson, No. 7-GRADE Cows.

N. J.; “Stockbridge Chief," J. W. Bishop, Chatham 4 Corners, Cows three years old and upwards1st premium, $100, N. Y.; "Old Sherman Morgan," A. J. Congdon, Lancaster, N. “Beauty,” Geo. M. Barrett, Concord, Mass. ; 20, $50, "Genu. H.; "Granite State Morgan, C. C. Whittaker, Farmington, ine,” Samuel Ellsworth, Barre Mass. ; 3d, diploma, B. V. N. H.; "State of Maine," J. Moody, Linconville, Me.; "CorFrench, Braintree, Mass. Discretionary premium, $10, E. Shel- net," Tram Wood, Hancock, N. H.; R. Kelram, South Boston; don, Cayuga County, N. Y.

"Wild Deer,” Dean & Merrill, Fabins, N. Y.; F. Whitaker, Cores two years old and under three years,1st premium, $50, South Malden.

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horse, the committee were satisfied that these horses have Three years old and under four years,1st premium, $150, trotted for money on a public track and for an advertised "Nonpareil," Jas. F. Thorndike, New England Village, 2d, purse, the proofs of which will be laid before the Society if $75, "Iron Duke,” Timothy F. Jackson, Jamaica, L. 1. The necessary. committee not being able to discern any appreciable differ- TROTTING HORSES THAT HAVE NEVER TROTTED FOR MONEY, ence between the horses, "White Mountain," belonging to S.

ON THURSDAY. H. Edgerly, of Manchester, N. H., and “Andrew Jackson,"

1st premium, $200, "Genesee,'

,” Anson Livingston, New York belonging to Harrison Bacon, of Barre, Mass., recommend

City ; 21, $100 “Kate Miller," Daniel Mace, Boston, Mass. that a premium of $50 should be given to each. [The chairman of the committee, in a note appended to his

No. 24TROTTING MATCH ON SATURDAY. report, states that in a subsequent examination he found that

1st premium $300, to Chicago Jack, entered by John "fron Duke" was unsound, and therefore he recommends that Daniels'; 20, $100, tó Lady Litchfield, entered by Daniel “White Mountain" receive the second premium. The Execu

Mace. tive Committee will decide the matter.]


No. 25-LONG WOOL SHEEP. Tro years old and under three years-First premium $50, “Leather Stocking,” S. & D. Leavitt, Jr., Great Barrington, ford, Brome & Converse, Ellisburg, N. Y.; 21, $15, to the same,

Buck, tuo years old and orer-1st premium, $25, HangerMass.; 20, $25, “Silver Cloud," T. T. Jackson, Jamaica, Long 3d, 'diploma,

J. T. Andrew, West Cornwall, ct. Island, 3d, $15, R. S. Denny, Clappville, Mass.; 4th, diploma Bucks under two years old-1st premium, $20, D. B. Haight, James F. Thorndike, New England Village, Mass.

Dover Plains, N. Y.; 2d, $10 to the same ; 3d, diploma, to Geo. One year old and under two years-First

. premium: $30; Fox, New Ipswich, N. H. "Flying Scud," F. W. Mott, Manhassett, L. J.; 21, $20, "King Philip," J. B. De Wolf, Bristol, L. 1.; 3d, diploma, “Young Brodie & Converse, Ellisburg, N. Y.; discretionary premiums,

Ewes, under tuo years—1st premium, $20, Hungerford, Trustee," D. H. Shaw, Patterson, N. J.

$15, for three wethers, to John T. Andrew, W. Cornwall, Ct.; BREEDING MARES AND FILLIES.

$8, or a diploma, at owner's option, for two year old buck, tó Mares three years old1st premium, $150, “Jenny Lind," D. B. Haight, Dover Plains, N. Y.; $5, or a diploma, at ownC. W. Sherman, Vergennes, Vt.; 24, $100, “Lady Sutton," G.,

er's option, for two year old buck, Albert Kelley, Auburn,

Mass. H. Shaw, Brookline, Mass.; 30, 50, “Massachusetts Maid,” R.

No. 26-MIDDLE WOOL SHEEP. S. Denny, Clappville ; 4th, diploma, "Sally Jenkins," Harrison Bacon, Barre.

Bucks, over two years1st premium, $25, L. G. Morris, Fillies three years old—1st premium, $75, “Fanny Kemble,” Fordham, N. Y.; 20, $15, D. B. Haight, Dover Plains, N. Y. Thomas Goddard, Boston.

Bucks, under two years-1st premium, 820, L. G. Morris, Fillies one year old—1st premium, $30, “Wild Maggie,” E. Fordham, N, Y.; 3d, $10, and a diploina, George Hartshorn, 8. Stowell, Cornwall, Vt.

Rahway, N. J. The committee recommend the sum of $140 set apart for Fil- Ewes vrer two years-1st premium, $25, L. G. Morris, Fordlies but not used in that department, with such additional sums ham, N. Y.; 21, $15, D. B. Haight, Dover Plains, N. Y. as may be deemed proper, should be appropriated in suitable Eres under two years—1st premium. $20, L. G. Morris, Fordtestimonials of merit to the following parties, the examination nam, N. Y.; 30, $10, D. B. Haight, Dover Plains, N. Y. of whose superior mares has been a source of much gratifica

No. 27-GRADE SHEEP. tion to your committee :

Gratuities-$15, for a pen of four bucks, Geo. Campbell, “Kate," belonging to Arthur W. Austin, West Roxbury; Westminster, Vt.; $15, for a pen of five ewes to the same. “Kate Hayes,” Samuel Wheat, Putney, Vt.; "May Flower,

No. 28-SILES LAN MERINOS. John Dugan, Somerville ; "Fanny Morgan," Henry Olmstead, East Hartford, Ct.; "Julia," J. F. De Wolf, Bristol, R. I.; Bucks troo years old and orer-1st premium, $25, Cham"Leaping Fawn," 8. W. Ellis, Providence, R. I.

berlain, Campbell & Ladd, Redbrook, N. Y.

Bucks under two years—1st premium, $20, to the same. No. 19_MATCHED HORSES.

Eres two years old and over-lst premium, $25, to the same. First premium, $100, David Saunderson, Somerville, Mass.; Ewes under two years—1st premium, $20, to the same. 20, $75, Joseph Wright, Waterloo, N. Y.; 30, $50, H. M. Pet

No. 29_FRENCH MERINOS. tigrew ; 4th, $25, Horace Sarget, Springfield, Mass. The committee would also recommend the following gratui

Eres under two years--1st premiụm, $20, Chamberlain & ties: J. Randall, Boston, Mass., $20; D. Leavitt, Great Bar-Campbell, Redbrook, N. Y.; 2d, $10, Campbell & Chamberlain, rington, Mass., $10; J. G. Bates, Boston, $10; diploma, each Rutland, Vt. to Geo. P. Reed, Roxbury, N. E. Nimms, Boston, Samuel

No. 29-FRENCH MERINOS. Twitchel, Jr., Buffalo, N. Y.

The committee report that all the Sheep exhibited are owned

by one person in part with different partners in each lot, and No. 20_FANCY MATCHED HORSES.

leave it to the Executive Committee to decide whether this disFirst premium, $75, J. L. Mitchell, of Albany.

qualifies the Sheep from taking more than one premium, and No. 201-PONIES.

that if the latter is the case, they would award them only the Matched ponies—The committee considering none of the en

first premium. tries under this class to be true ponies, awarded the first pre- following premiums.

If there was no partnership connection they would award the mium of $25 to a pair of pretty little horses or Canadian ponies

Bucks two years old and upwards-1st premium, 825, Chamowned by F. Lyon, Niagara Falls.

Single ponies—1st premium, $20, Frank Dale, Boston, berlain & Campbell, Redbrook, N. Y.; 20, $15, Campbell & Mass.

Chamberlain, Rutland, Vt. Discretionary premium-To a Grade Pony or small Horse, Chamberlain, Rutland, Vt.; 21, $io, Chamberlain & Campbell,

Bucks under two years—1st premium, $30, Campbell & owned by J. Willie Boyd, of Boston, $10.

Redbrook, N. Y.

Ewes orer two years,1st premium, $25, Campbell & Cham1st premium, $100, to the horse “Clifford,” five years old, berlain, Rutland, Vt.; 2d, not awarded. owned by Mr. E. Boynton, Lexington ; 3d, $50, to “Frank

No. 30_Saxony SHEEP. Pierce," owned by G. N. Holmes, of North Bridgewater; 4th, $25, to the horse "Black Harriet,” owned by W. K. Rhodes, of Campbell, Westminster, Vt.; 20, $15, W. R. Sanford, Orwell,

Bucks two years old and upwards-1st premium, $25, Geo. Providence, R. I.

Vt. The committee recommend to the four following horses the sum of $20 each :—“Lady Kate,” owned by J. S. Williamson, Orwell, Vt.; 21, $10, George Campbell, Westminster, Vt.

Bucks under two years-1st premium, $25, W. R. Sanford. of Dover Hill, N. J.; “Messenger,” owned by Stephen White, of North Cambridge “Morgan and Messenger,” owned by M. R. Sanford, Orwell, Vt.

Ewes two years old and upwards-íst premium, $25, W. C. Kenny, of Cambridge; “Bruno," owned by T. H. Leavitt, of Boston. Also to the four following gentlemen the sum of

Ewes under two years—1st premium, 820, W. R. Sanford $10 each: G. H. Abrams, Chelsea, Mass.; R. M. Abbe, of Orwell, Vt.

Enfield, Ct.; B. M. Hunt, of Readfield, Me.; R. Shurtleff, of
Bellows Falls, Vt.

Boars two years old and upwards-1st premium, $25, I. &

J. Stickney, Watertown, Mass.; 21, $15, B. V. French, Brain

tree, Mass.; 3d, diploma, Lonsdale county, Smithfield, R. I. 1st premium, $100, Russell, Harrington & Co., Boston, Mass.;' 21, $50, East Boston Sugar Refinery ; 3d, $25, Page & Kittredge, North Andover; 20, $10, G. W. Wilson, Malden,

Boars one year old and orer-1st premium, $20, Joseph Noyes, Boston, Mass.

Single Draft Horses--1st premium, $50, Robert Cowdin, Mass., 3d, Diploma, Abner Haven, Framingham, Mass.
Boston ; 22, $25, Caleb Thurston, Boston ; 3d, diploma, Hub- ney, Watertown, Mass.; 20, $15, 1. & J. Stickney, Watertown,

Soros two years old and over-1st premium, $25, I. & J. Stickbard Pierce, Boston.

Mass.; 3d, diploma, Joseph Kittredge, North Andover, Mass. Discretionary premiums-To M. W. Goodell & Co., of Bos

Sows one year old and under tuo years—1st premium, $20, 1. ton, $25 ; Edward Harris, of Morristown, N. J., $25.

& J. Stickney, Watertown, Mass.; 20 premium, $10, Abner No. 23_TROTTING HORSES ON TUESDAY.

Haven, Framingham, Mass. 1st premium, $200, "Vermont Boy," E. H. & F. Gilman,

SUFFOLK Pigs. Montpelier, Vt.; 2d, $100, “Ripton,” Mr. Barnard, Boston. 1st premium, $15, I. & J. Stickney, Watertown, Mass.; 24

In regard to the "John Smith” horse and the "Benjamin” 'premium, $10, Abner Haven, Framingham, Mass.

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Discretionary premium, to G. W. Hildreth, of Greenfield- stomach with starch. One and three-fourths pounds
Mass., for litter of Pigs, $iú; to James A. Stearns, 26 Manflees: of bread, and three ounces of cheese, would produce
Mass., for fine Boar, $iú; to B. V. French, of Braintree, Mass., the same amount of nitrogen, without overloading
for fine Sow, $10.
No. 32-Essex BOARS.

the stomach with carbon, and producing indigesBoars two years old and upwards-1st premium to L. G.

Morris, New York, for Fisher Hobbs, $25; 2d, C. A. Stetson,
New York, $15.
One year old and upwards-1st premium to L. G. Morris,

New York, $20; 21, C. B. Clark, Concord, Mass., $10; 3d,
William A. Harris, Newton, diploma.

The foregoing question was in our mind when we Sows, two years old and upwards - 1st premium, to William had finished reading the following beautiful lines York, Aunt Cloe, $15 ; 3d, C. B. Clark. Concord, Mass., diploma. sent to us by one, who says, in the letter accompacord, Mass., $20 ; 2a, L. G. Morris, New York, Topsey, 24, $10; nying them, that they were composed while he was

"Esser Pigs-c. . Clark, Concord, Mass., $15 ; also a diplo- “engaged in the very poetical work of potato-digma to the Sow Beauty, owned by George Bacon, of Brookline, ging." Several of his productions have appeared Mass. No. 33--BOARS OF OTHER BREEDS.

in our columns, but we think no one so beautiful as Two years old and upwards—The committee being unable this. Write


Mr. Canning,—the name you bear to decide on the respective merits of the Berksh shi 4, recommend a first premium on each breed, viz: has already taken a lofty place in the British an

wo years old and upwards-1st premium, $25. İnals of eloquence-you may cause it to take a like

m, $25, Berkshire Boar, L. G. Morris, Fordham, position in the American annals of poetry. N. Y.; 21,

Berkshire Boar, L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y. Boars one year old-Only one entry was made under this class, and the committee therefore award the 2d premium, $10,

For the New England Farmer. Berkshire Boar, L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.

T'wo years old and upwards—1st premium,

825, Joseph Tut

BY THE “PEASANT BARD." tle, Dorchester, Mass.; 21, $15, Charles R. Damon, Cochitu

Soft falls the hazy light upon ate ; discretionary premium, $10, J. A. Stearns, Manchester,

The hill-side, plain and vale ; One year old and under two-1st premium, $20, Joseph Tut

The yellow leaves bestrew my path, tle, Dorchester, Mass.; 20, $10, L. G. Morris, Fordham, N. Y.

As down the stream they sail.

I note them halting by the brink,
The committee would report that there were no pigs of other

And idling as they run, breeds presented to them which answered the condition which

Or dancing o'er the ripples bright required not less than six in a litter, and therefore made no award.

That glimmer in the sun. In cases where no mention is made of second and third premiums, they were not awarded by the committee.

On yonder woody bank I bear

A rustling 'mid the leaves;

Borne on the still and hollow air CURING BACON WITHOUT SMOKE.

The sound my ear deceives;
“0,the trouble folks have taken,.

I deem the heavy-treading kine
To smoke and spoil their bacon.'

Are coming down the brae,

When nothing but a squirrel light To smoke the best bacon, fat your hogs early and

Is skipping there away. fat them well. By fattening early you make a great saving in food, and well fattened pork. Then kill The hunter's distant gun I hear as early as the weather will allow, and salt as soon

The forest echoeg wake; as the animal heat is gone, with a plenty of the pur

'Tis pity that such sullen sounds est salt, and about halt an ounce of saltpetre to one

The holy calm should break!

I fancy how with dying throes hundred pounds of pork.

The harmless quarry bleeds :As soon as the meat is salted to your taste, which

How man but little mercy shows, will generally be in about five weeks, take it out,

Who so much mercy needs! and if any of it has been covered with brine, let it drain a little. Then take black pepper, finely ground,

A solitary bee a-field

Allured by these bright hours, and dust on the hock end as much as will stick, then

Flits like a fay before my eyes;hang it up in a good, clean, dry, airy place. If all

She'll find no honey-flowers, this is done as it should be, (it ought to be done

For they have perished ; one by one now,) you will have no further trouble with it, ior

I marked them fade from view, by fly time in spring, your bacon is so well cured

And nothing but the blackened stalk on the outside, that flies or bugs will not disturb it.

Appears where late they grew. Curing bacon is like the Irishman's mode of ma

How kind, how pleasant is this sun, king punch. He said :"put in the sugar, then fill

When cold the winds have blown ! it up with whiskey, and every drop of water you The winds that bear the early frosts put in after that spoils the punch.” Just so with

Down from the bleaker zone. curing bacon, after following the directions given 'Tis not the burning August sun, above, every "drop" of smoke you put about it

Nor that of fierce July, spoils the bacon.-Portage Denocrat.

But soft effulgence lights the earth,

And glorifies the sky. MIXED DIET.-All the Grahamite philosophy in

It is the Indian Summer time! the world cannot contradict, by reason, the asser

So full of placid joy ; tion, that a mixture of animal and vegetable food is

The dolce far niente that best for man. To supply the daily loss of nitrogen,

I dreamed of when a boy.

And it is like a blissful dream, a healthy, laboring man, if living on bread alone,

Like such it soon is past; would require four and a half pounds—if on pota

Too bright to linger with us long, toes, eighteen pounds. This would overload the

Too beautiful to last.

as pu ed ce

MADELEINE AND OSBAND PEARS. “Invariably first-rate.” Productive. Does equally

well on pear or quince. We find it a good grower. The first of these outlines, the Madeleine, is a Origin near Palmyra, N. Y. pear hardly of the medium size, but one of the most refreshing and excellent of the early pears, and

For the New England Farmer. Downing says the best at the time of its ripening,

WILD RICE, which is before the Bloodgood. It takes its name

OR THE ZIZANA AQUATICA, OF PURSH. from its being in perfection, in France at the feast of St. Madeleine. The tree is fruitful and vigorous,

BY S. P. FOWLER. with long erect olive-colored branches.

The natural productions of our country, unknown Elliott, in his fruit book, says, our Eastern po- seem to have especially attracted their notice, and

as they were to our early travellers and historians, mologists class this pear as “best,” but that the they became very early acquainted with two of our specimens he had tasted have not merited more staple productions-viz; Indian corn and tobacco. than to be “very good.” American. Native of At a somewhat later period, there was another inMontgomery Co., Penn.

digenous plant, whose discovery by our.Tx her travellers was thought to be importanʻls. I the most sanguine expectations were enterta hat it would soon take its place among the ci

tchir real grains, and become, as Pinkerton, we speaking of this interesting plant, says, the bi ad corn of the North. I here allude to the Wild Rice, sometimes called the Canada Rice, Water Oats, Indian Rice, and Minnesota Rice. I will here quote the relation of but one of many northern travellers, to show the high expectations raised by the discovery of this plant. In speaking of the Wild Rice as seen by him one hundred years since, he says,“This grain, which grows in the greatest plenty throughout the interior parts of North America, is the most valuable of all the spontaneous productions of that country. In future periods it will be of great service to the infant colonies, as it will afford them a present support, until, in the course of cul

tivation, other supplies may be produced. We need not inform the reader of this article, that the high expectations, thus early raised in regard to the cultivation of the Wild Rice have not as yet been realized; although of late it has attracted some notice, and it is said, some successful attempts at cultivation have been made. It is found growing in the shallow lakes and streams of Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, and in the valley of the upper Mississippi and Missouri. It is gathered in large quantities by the Indians, principally by the females, when ripe, which is in September, in the following manner. They first prepare their canoe by cleaning it, and making it perfectly watertight, and then shove it into the field of rice, bending the stalks in handfuls over the side of the canoe, and beat out the rice with paddles.” The Wild

Rice is found in Massachusetts growing at the edges of our ponds and shallow streams. We have

seen it in a brook running into Pleasant Pond in MADELEINE, Citron des Carmes. Rather small; Wenham, in the county of Essex, and in other plalong turbinate; greenish lemon yellow, seldom a

ces. The seeds are blackish, and about three-quarbrownish cheek; stem long, stout; calyx small, ters of an inch long;, within, they are white and nearly even with the surface; flesh whitish, melt- farinaceous. It would seem by what has been said ing, juicy, of sweet delicate flavor. 25 July to Au- and written of the valuable properties of the Zizagust 10. Tree very vigorous and productive. The na, that it merits some attention from our farmers, best very early pear, yet it is liable to blight in tree with a view of cultivating it, and although the Wild and very little in fruit. Does well both on the Rice is strictly an aquatic plant, we see no reason pear and quince. Ripen in the house. Foreign. why it may not be cultivated in an upland soil suc

cessfully, as it is well-known that many water plants OSBAND'S SUMMER, Summer Virgalieu. Small will soon accommodate themselves to a comparamedial; obovate; clear yellow, green dots, red tively dry soil, and thrive. Several years since, I cheek; stem an inch long, stout in a slight cavity; received from one of the western States a quantity calyx large, basin shallow, flesh white, juicy, of a of the Wild Rice seed, which was procured from rich sugary, slightly musky flavor. 10 or 15 to an Indian, which was planted in a suitable soil, but 30 Aug. Popular in Western N. Y. Barry says, they failed to vegetate. The reason of their fail

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