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Becond best gallon maple syrup.
Best specimen of honey in boxes or jars.
Best bee-hives, and method of securing honey and taking care of bees. Diploma and
E-CLASS 80.-BREAD AND PICKLES.
Best soda rising bread..
Second best soda rising.
Second best corn bread..
Committee-Mrs. E. H. Thompson, Flint; Mrs. Thos. Chisholm, Marshall, Mich.; Mrs. Moses W. Field, Detroit.
Best machine made bread..
Best three loaves of baker's bread.
Best three loaves of milk or salt rising bread..
Second best three loaves of milk or salt rising bread.
Best three loaves of yeast bread..
Second best three loaves..
Best three loaves of brown bread, or rye and Indian.
Second best three loaves of brown bread, or rye and Indian..
Best samples of flour bread, made by a girl of sixteen years or under.........
Second best sample of brown bread made by a girl of sixteen years or under...
Best display of specimens of pickled vegetables, including cucumbers, onions, cab-
$2.00 5 00 3.00 3 00 2 00
oils, pomatum, and cosmetics..
Second best display of specimens of pickled vegetables, including cucumbers, onions, cabbage, tomatoes, and beans..
$5.00 3 00
The Executive Committee esteem it of the utmost importance to encourage the arts which promote comfort and economy to the household. There will probably be many articles entered under this class which are not enumerated. Such articles as may be deemed meritorious the committee are instructed to act upon, and to make such awards as may seem just.
E-CLASS 31.-SOAPS, TOILET ARTICLES, SAMPLES OF PREPARED GROCERIES, ETC. Committee-G. F. Lewis, Saginaw City; Chas. R. Bates, Kalamazoo; Mat. Colvin, Battle Creek City.
Best display of fine groceries..
Best display of toilet articles, including hair dyes, tooth powders and washes, hair
All articles pertaining to division E, not heretofore enumerated, shall be placed in this class. Committee to be appointed on the ground.
DIVISION F.-FARM IMPLEMENTS AND THEIR TRIALS. Superintendents-E. O. Hanford, Plymouth, Wayne Co.; Abel Angel, Bradley, Alle
1. A trial of all implements and machinery in this division will be required under the direction of the Superintendents.
2. Each exhibitor of plows, cultivators, harrows, or other implements or machine requiring to be tested in the field, is required to have entry made at the office of the Secretary, during the week previous to the 16th of September.
3. The plowing match and trial of plows, and the testing of implements and machinery in the field, will commence on Wednesday, the 16th of September, and will be conducted on such grounds as may be selected by the business committee. The judges will note that their presence is required on the fair ground on the 16th, and exhibitors who have not their machines present will not be able to compete, though they may exhibit.
A full and complete programme of the order of exhibition and trials will be published through the press previous to the opening of the fair.
F-CLASS 33.-PLOWS AND THEIR TRIALS.
Committee-George Du Boies, Lawton, Van Buren; Wm. Lears, Cassopolis; F. A. Graves, Ypsilanti.
Best plow for turning sod land or green sward..
Best plow for turning under stubble..
Best plow for general use made in Michigan...
Best plow for general use made in any other State..
Best heavy plow for new land..
Best attachment for any plow for covering grass or long manure.
Best draining or ditching plow.
Best self-cleaning plow coulter..
Best attachment for any plow for subsoiling.
Best gang plow...
Best harrow for general use.
Best iron harrow.
Best wooden harrow.
Best wheel cultivators for fallows..
Best two-horse cultivator for corn or drilled crops..
Best one-horse cultivator..
Best machine for hoeing and weeding drills in garden.
-Diploma and $10 00 Diploma and Diploma and Diploma and -Diploma and
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The business committee shall provide team and suitable grounds for trials of farm implements, and the viewing committee shall test the several kinds of plows which may be entered in competition, on land so provided for the purpose by the business committee, and it shall be their duty to prescribe the trials to which each kind shall be submitted, and the method of trying. The committee shall be required to make a written report of the trials, to be returned to the Secretary with the book of awards.
F-CLASS 34.-HARROWS, CULTIVATORS, SCARRIFIERS, HORSE HOES, AND ALL OTHER TILLAGE IMPLEMENTS.
Committec-Jno. Adams, Marshall; Jas. M. Naysmith, Schoolcraft; I. D. Cross, Hart
Best machine for sowing plaster, ashes, or artificial manure.
Best hand corn planter....
5 00 Diploma Diploma ..Diploma Medal
Best machine for mowing lawns by hand...
Best loading apparatus....
Best horse rake.....
Best ashes and plaster sower for hand work.
Best corn and bean planter to work with horse power..
Best drill machine for sowing turnips, carrots, or beets, by horse power.
Best drill, for sowing seeds of root crops by hand....
Diploma and ...Diploma and
F-CLASS 35.-SEED DRILLS, SOWERS, PLANTERS, ETC.
Committee-Payne Leach, Utica; M. L. Williams, Hastings; A. E. Pardee, Plymouth. Best seed sower and cultivator combined.
Best two-horse broadcast sower for grain.
Best grass and clover seed sower for horse power..
Best grass seed sower for hand work
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Silver medal Silver medal $5.00 5 00
Silver medal ..Silver medal and $3 00
Diploma Diploma ..Diploma .Diploma
The viewing committee will test the entries in this class in such manner as shall be satisfactory, and in the same manner as the plows.
No premium is offered on seed drills, but they may be entered on exhibition.
F-CLASS 36.-HAYING AND HARVESTING IMPLEMENTS.
Committee-Myron Norton, Greenville, Montcalm; Asa L. Prindle, Golden, Oceana; W. J. Barnard, Litchfield.
Diploma Diploma ..Diploma
Best horse pitchfork..
Best hay rigging for double wagon.
Best bay rigging for an ox or horse cart..
Best potato digger.
For any machine that dig potatoes by horse power in a method satisfactory to the committee...
Best hay press, to be exhibited at work on the grounds.
NOTE.-By resolution of the executive committee at its annual meeting, all premiums on mowers and reapers were ordered stricken out of the premium list; but all parties desiring to exhibit their machines are to have every facility offered them. It was deemed only just, that as no fair trial could be made at the season of the fair, no award should be made giving one machine a preference over another.
Best plan for feeding swine..
Best plan for feeding calves..
F-CLASS 87.-APPARATUS AND MACHINES CONNECTED WITH THE CLEANING AND PREPATION OF CROPS FOR MARKET AND FOR THE FEEDING OF STOCK.
Committee-A. S. King, Pontiac; James Lee, Dowagiac; R. B. Griswold, Vermontville. Best railroad two-horse power, fitted to be attached to any machineryBest horse power for general use..
Best fanning mill or grain cleaner.
Best hay, straw, and stalk cutter for horse power..
Best straw and stalk cutter for hand power..
Best corn sheller for horse power...
Best corn sheller for hand power.
Best hop press..
Best hay or cattle scales, to be placed near the forage and cattle....
Best root cutter....
Best machine for pulping roots, that they may be mixed with cut straw, hay, chaff.
Best, simplest, and most substantial contrivance for steaming food for cattle and hogs, not less than twenty head of each..
Best contrived feeding rack for sheep..
Best one-half dozen spading forks....
Best one-half dozen shank hoes..
Best portable cider-mill.
Best portable steam engine, to be used for agricultural purposes.
Best portable grist-mill.
Best portable corn and cob crusher, or mill for grinding or crushing grain or other food for stock..
Best apparatus for evaporating sorghum or maple, shown in full operation on the ground
Best cane crushing mill..
Best mill for separating sorghum sugar..
Diploma -Diploma Diploma
Diploma and medal
Medal ..Silver medal
Medal Medal ..Diploma
It is the design of the Executive Board that all machinery in the above class shall be tested, and that each machine shall be put in motion by such power as it may be adapted for. The viewing committee are instructed to make the tests or trials as thorough as circumstances will permit.
F-CLASS 38.-BARNYARD ARTICLES.
Committee-E. R. Webster, Jackson; Jonathan Sprague, Caro; E. R. Miller, Richland, Kalamazoo Co.
All miscellaneous articles pertaining to this division to be enumerated under this class, and the committee will make such recommendations as they may deem proper.
Best one-half dozen rivet hoes..
Best one-half dozen steel ten-tooth garden rakes.
Best assortment of garden tools...
Best set of draining and ditching tools.
Best set of grafting tools...
Best three-horse clevis..
Best six hand corn-cutters.
Best six grub hoes............
Best hand machine for sawing wood..
Best grain cradle.
Best six shovels.
Best six spades..
Best six axes..
Best set of grain measures.
Best ox yoke..
Best six bush hooks..
Best grindstone with best hangings..
Best fruit ladders....
Best fruit gatherers..
Best hand pump for wells.
Best water lifter for wells.
Best cistern pump.
Best farm gate..
Best farm fence...
Best churn for making butter, either rotary or other movement.
Best cheese press...
Best milk pans, not less than six.
Best cheese vat, for cheese making.
Best milk strainer..
Best milk safe.
Best dozen brooms..
Best six mops and handles.
Best weights and scales for dairy use.
Best washing machine....
Best clothes wringing machine..
Best spinning wheel...
Best clothes horse..
Best assortment of wooden ware for dairy or kitchen use..
Best hand loom..
Best fruit dryer..
Best coffee burner.
Best clothes sprinkler...
Best water filter and cooler...
F-CLASS 39.-DAIRY AND HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES.
Committee-George Peters, Petersburgh; Henry Nesbitt, Kalamazoo; Samuel Tingley,
Best fruit boxes for grapes and small fruit..
Best metal cans for preserving fruit..
2.00 Diploma Diploma Diploma
Best glass cans for preserving fruit..
Best specimens of dish covers.
Best cheese safe.
Best half-dozen wooden pails.
Best half-dozen wash tubs..
Diploma ..Diploma Diploma
Superintendent-F. M. Manning, Paw Paw.
Committee-Hugh Johnson, Detroit; C. M. Morrell, Lawton, Van Buren Co.; Henry C. Moore, Coldwater.
G-CLASS 40.-WAGONS AND CARRIAGES.
Iron shaping machine
Iron boring machine.
Iron drilling machine.
Steam engine, to be shown in operation....
Machine for cutting threads on bolts and nuts.
Steam fan blower..
Hangers and pulleys..
Superintendent-Wm. M. Ferry, Grand Haven.
H-CLASS 41.-MACHINERY FOR WORKING UPON IRON AND OTHER METALS.
Committee-John D. McClaren, Monroe, Mich.; S. V. Hakes, Flint, Mich.; Adolph
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Diploma Diploma .Diploma