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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

330011 nOYAI. CTIfl x. ii. iiosj NEWPORT, SATURDAY, DEC. 9, 1870. ( VOL. I, No. 1. Tttni, $1.00 pr Aunum. rUUMSHED EVElir 8.iTUHI)AY AT HJWPOWP . ,?? ROYU CUJ'N'JS, PROPRICTOR, T. H. HOSKINS, M. D., EDITOR, TKRMS i On,doUaf pcr innum, ptjrible In adranca. AU jiajieni dbconttuueil when the time ptlil for explret. Adrertlxmrati luerted for 60 ctnU per tiich, flnt luKrUoni 24 ctsti pcr loch, each labMtjucnt inMrtloa. Twelre Uaa of thb tii type nukt m iach. fcmani Jfarms. For the Vermont FarnJ amTwitnesscd tho mauy changes in the con- j lon oi we lunu ana peopio. in nis youugcr day&,mqnoy was vcryiscarce, and obtainedby gqjng to Moqtroal wU prpduce, or, to.,Bos ton. Tho mcrchanta at Montpelier dcajt in, grain largely, and at a small pri'ce would tako buttcr, cggs and poultry. Salt uscd to bo rafteo. jp tho Connecticut ltivor to Bel lows t"J'j, ,or to White ltiver, and thcn Ifrought with.tcaraa to Montpelier and eold at four dollars per bushcl. Mr. Dowoyjjircssions that guidcd tho st...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

2 VERMONT FARMER. T. II. IIOSICINS, 31. I)., Krtltnr. THE VERMONT FARMER. It is usual and propor, whcn an entcrprisc likc ours is bogun, to statc its " rcasons for Wc confbrni to this custom as fol- bcing." lows : 1. Vermont, a state whose grcat iutcrest is ngriculturc, possesscs hcrctoforo no journal that is exclusivcly, or principally, dcvoted to niaintaining, proinoting and dovcloping tho scicncc and practicc of agriculturc. It is our ambition to supply that waut. IIow wcll wo shall do it pur rcadcrs niust dctcrminc. 2. Thc tiuio is rapidly approaching wheu the agricultural class will assume the social and political position that bclongs to it by virtuc of its vastly prcpouderating numbers, its aggrcgatc wealth, and its usefulncss. What is nccdcd to that cnd is a fullcr sca.to of its own wortb, a niore thorough cducation of its youth, and an cfHcicnt organization. Our towns, statcs, and the Uuion arc now governod in the interest of every class but thc farmers. Politically spcakin...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

VERMONT FARMER. 3 FATTKNIKO CATTI.K, Tho ago at which cattlo can bu profituhly fnttcncd, will (lcp'iul much upon thcir brcod ing, and tlii; maliner in which thoy havo been reared. Steers cr hoifers, having from linlf to thrce-fourths Shorthorn or Heroford bluod in them, nnd tlmt havu been kept in a tlirifty growing condition from calf houd, nro usuully sutlicicntly ndvanced to bo put to fatten when'froni thirty to thirty-six nioiiths old. I'uvo bred aniiimls of Shorthorn or llereford blood muy bo profitable fnttcncd at an carlier ngo. A eross of onc-hnlf to thrce quartors Dovon blood on common stock, )imkc9 an aniiual that can go into tho stalls at two yenrs old, if it has been kept in good growing condition. Coninion nutivc cattle can rarcly be profitably fed for the butoher un til they aro four yenrs old. If cnttle aro put up to fatten beforu their growth has sufliciuntly advaticcd, so ns to l)ring them ncar thcir full capacity of laying np substnnce, mucli of tho food given them,...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

4 (JCnntmiuttcatbits. EEEDLINQ POTATOES. Kditor Vermont Fttrmcr: Perhnps my expcrience with seedling potn tocs this soason will bo of interest to sonio of yotir readors. C. (5. Priudlo of Charlotte, Vt., sont 1110 u snmll paokago of secd whioh he wishod mo to pliint. Tho s.icd balls he said grow on thu Early Hose, and wcre fer tilizcd with pollen froin tho Excelsior. I planted tho sced in a hot bod in April, and transplnntod to tho opon ground tlio last of May, setting tho plants ono foot apart. They woro not sot in thu bet of soil, and did not havo tlio bost of earc, bnt iw 1 oxpectod only tuburs tho sizo of peas and wnlnuts, I wns happily disappoiuted in tho result. Tho largest tubor woighs 12 ounees. Tho four largest avorage lb. Tho largest anioiint from a singlo plant was .'11 Uis. Xino tuhors from this hill woro of suitnble fi.c for tlio tablo, averaging lb. Ono plant gavo tivo tubers wliich nverago 4 lb. Tho ton bost hills gavo 25 pnimds of potatoes. Thcso of courso aro among ...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

VERMONT FARMER. BUTTER'MAKINU IN THE BLUE QRASS BEOION. At tlio reecnt Now York Stnto Fair wo mot Mr. W. W. Ingrnm, wcll known as an ex perienccd cheeso manufacturer of this State, but who for tho past two years lm.s been mauaging ft buttcr factory nt Winchester, Kontucky. IIo givcs us lnueh informatiou concernlng Kcntuuky n's a iluiry region, iiiul speaks Jn tho highcst tcrins of bluo grass for mnking n superior qimlity of iliiiry product. Tho country about Winclicstn is wull wn terod, nnil tho climatc favorablo for dairyiug, tho t horiuoincter rangirig lowor on an nverago in summcr in that section than in Xow York. Tlio bluo grass, ho says, not only all'ortls an nbundnnt llow of milk, but yields inilk of good llavor and of excellent ntiality. Upon tho bluo grass pastures of Kcntucky tho eows llnd an herbago that is peculiarly adapted to tho production of " fancy grades ' of btittor. At tho Winchester factory :i very superior artiele is mado. It is put np in paekagcs on tho Philade...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

6 VERMONT FARMER. nuKSHiMi am mahichtinu tuhkkys. Thousunds of dollars uro wnsted by turkoy raisers eaeh year for lack of sys tem aiid carcfulness in dressing their fowls. A bird picked elenn, nnd without a hruisc, will goncrnlly ttull for froin two to iivo cents u pound moro than onu tliat lnoks either of thoso roconimondations. Tho plnn practieed iu Now Euglnud, aml ono that gonorally su euros a prouipt snlo in Eastern oities at eon sidcrablo nilvancu ovcr tho prices tlmt aro ohtniued in thomnrkcts of New York, issnl stantially as follows : Never feed thu morning of tiio day 011 which tho turkoys aro to bo killed ; and at an carly hour drive them intosoinceasilyncees sible stnhle. (iather your neighbors in tlio proportion of ono nian to abont fiftceu birds, if your llock is largo. Provide two lialf hogshead tubs for tlio foathers, or ono, ns you may neod, and havingset it undur somcshcl ter, place a row of chairs or stools in a eirclo round it. Now darken thir doors of your .stabl...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

YERMO jT FAR M E R. 7 cltjgtaus. PKAISI.Nd GOD. A writcr In tlic Contr.il Christinn Advo cuto says : Christians praiso God too little. Thoy grow barrcn niul withcr, unlcss tlioy cultivato thc sptrit of praiso. Tho Psalnis nro full of pruise. It is gootl cxcrciso to re I'ount thc nicrcics of God, tn think of llts loving kiuducss. Wlvaiiniiikes theso thoughts moro forciblo ut this.tinio, is the factthat wc wcro onco indirectly and rathcr curtly re bukcd for uttcring praiso in pruyor. A niin ister said tliat it wns iinbcconring in us to rc joice ovcr tho goodness of God and the mcr cies wi! had rcccived; tliat insti'ad of this wu shuuld mourn and confbss our sins, and be wail our want of faith and our failurt-s niul shorteomings. Wo felt tho ccnsurc, and tricd to fccl had and to call up tho spirit of sadness, thinking pcrhaps wc had bccn too juhilant, but aftcr all, what Chvist lin.il dono wns so promincnt and so ovcrwhclining that wccould scarcely refrnin from praisiugllim. I tliu spi...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 9 December 1870

8 VERMONT JPARMER. PEN-SPATTEES. An objoet oflntercst Sovun-thlrties. Du.iivr tlmn lifo Fiislilormblo funurnl.s. Men who tukc Ihlngs us tlioy conu; stlong Thiuves. A go:it tliuuglt gooil ns a milkiT, auccvuiU best sis n buttur. Wlmt goes most tigsilnst a farmcr'a grain? His rcnpcr. Our girls aro poorly eililcnted, but our boys will nevcr find it out. Why is :m cm'pty gingor bcur bottlo llku an orpbun? lk'causo it has lost ita "iop." Ho tuniperato iri tllet. Our first-pnrcnts atu themsolvod out of houso nnd homo. A yoiing lady in SUiunton, Vn., kccps a list of lior nmlu acqiiaintnnces in a pockot diary, nnd calls it her him- book. , A Georgia darkoy bet 810 ho could drink a quart of Atlanta whiskuy. Tho wager was proinptly paid to liis widow. A siek man wus told that his wifo would probably nmrrj- again. " AH right," said ho. "for thuro will bo uno man that will lainont mydoath!" " IV said a littlo friond of ours, " wliat's tho usc of giving our littlo pigs so mucli milk? Thoy mako l...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

IIOYAI, CUMMIXnS, l'roi.ilclor. ) T. II. IIOSICIAS, 31. D., KUIIor. ) NEWPOltT, SATURDAY, JULY 8, 1871. J VOI.. I, K. 31. (Ternta, 31.00 jitr Alilium. I'UIII.ISIIKll EVEItY SATUIMUV AT NEWPOltT, ORLBANS UOUXTY, YT. ROYAL CUMMINGS, PROPRIETOR, T. H. HOSKINS, M. D., EDITOR. TEUMS i One ilollar ir anuum, jayaMe In wlrance. All papeM illoiitlnu.l when tlie time p.iltl for eiplrn. AilvertlatmcDttlntcrtcil for 50 ccntt per Inch, flntlnwrtloni 25 cenu kt Incli, each nulxequent Imcrtlon. Twelre Unw of this slie tyW make an Incli. XT When n Wue crosi Is m.nle agaunt thli paragraph It ilenotcs that tlie nulwcrlption explres the next uieek. We ntiall Iw pleasel to have It renewnl, ami glve thu much no llce In order that the sutwcrllwr nreil not mli any numberi. CUTTING AXD CUIUNCt IIAY. At n Ifito meeting of tlio Union Farmcrs' Club of Lenox, Madison Co., N. Y.. tho sul jeot of "Cutting niul Curing Fodder" was considercd. Froni tho rcport of tho discus sion, wo maku the following extracts: iUr...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

VERMONT FARMER. T. II. IIOSICIXS, 31. D., K.lltor. Uommmilcalloiu nml letten relnlliiR to Ihe olltorlal man. agement of thc paiwr fhmiM b ulcircxeri (o ttie IMItor. All others thoul.l be ailtlressetl to the Publlsher, or tlraply to tlie Farmer. lloth, however, may bc reachwl In the same lettir. IX RANDOLPH. Tho town of Randolph is situated upon tho dividing ridgo uud in tho valleys of.two braiichos of tho Whito River, in Orange County. West Randolph, whieh lies upon tho west br.iiK'h, uud iilso upon the Vermont Ccntrnl Rallroad, is tv very husy nianufacturing vil lago, neat and tlirifty in appearance. On getting oll'tho ears here tvlniost tho first thing that eatight our nttentton was ti fine short horn cow, standing for hor pieturo in front of :i photographer's. On enquiry we found that sho was tho property of Ilon. Jolui Wnite, a gentlenian residing at West Ran dolph. Sho is afainous milker, nino ycars old, roan colnr, and thongh not in high condition, weighed 1G20 pounds upon the...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

VERMONT FARMER. 243 VKKJIOXT IIOUSH .STOCK lOJHMXY, O wing to tho reeont dra wing for tho huncc of sorvieo of tlio soveral horses, iio doubt niaiiy of tliu stoekholders, particularly thoso drawing prizes, would knowsomethiiig moro of tlio rolativo jncrits of oaeh, ns thoy aro called upon to decido ininiediatoly to make their choicc. Wallkill Chiof, ut tlio favni in Shelbiirn, by Kysdyk's Old llambletonian; dam hy An'or ieanStar; by Henry, a thoroughbred. Tliis cross, llainbletoniaii with tho Star, hasprov od to bo a wondorml cross, as it lias produced tlio most eolebrated horses of Ilninblctonian stock. Claybrino, now at Harro, was by Hoirs Mainbrino Pilot, who has a rceord of 2 :27J to saddlo ; tlam Mollio Harrison, by Strnder's Cussius M. Clay, Jr., who has a rocord also of 2:27. This liorso, Claybrino, has remark ablo trotting stock on both sides, and iio doubt will be, in timu, us celebrated for pro dtieing lino stock as l)r. llerr's Mainbrino I'atulien, of Loxington, Kontuoky, ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

VERMONT PARMER. KEPORT OF TIIE OELEGATE OF THE PASSUMPSIC FAItMEItS' CI.UII TO TIIK STATK IIOAKD OP AGIUCUITUItE. Mr. Sccrctary: In nnswor to an invitntion of tho Stuto Board of Agrioulture, Manufac turcs and iMining.and votoof the Piissumpsic Fnrmors' Club, I nttendod thu scsslon of thfi St.ito Board nt Randolph, tho 15th nnd lGtli of June, inst. I reached Randolph on tlie I'Jth, and nt onoo hccnme n guest of Col. Mcad, n gcntleman of culture, nnd nn cn tcrprising farmur. As 1 surveycd his broad and woll eultivated ficlds, enjoyod tho kind hospitiility of his fainily, blessed as lie is with a lovoly fainily, I could truly say, "yonr lincs havo fnllon in ploasant plaees." On thu arrival of tho members of tho Board, I bo cnnie tho gucst of .Tudgo Parrish, an clderly gcntlomnn, resting on his well carned lau rols, onjoying tho good of his p:wt toil. Though now in tho aiitunin of lifc, ho takes groat intorest in tlio improvoments of tho day. Tho pcoplo seemed to viu, ono with an other,...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

VERMONT FARMER. 245 (Scircntl lcms. Tho St. Louis llcrald wants "a roal good boy to mako u dovil of." Thero wero 225,000,000 papcr collars "wilt ctl" in this coimtry, last year. Tho North Adams Chinamcn uru "niaking up1' to tln: stirplus spinsters of Mnss. Mainc is experieneing the Christianizing inlluonces of3(KX) Itoston druiiimcrs. A Tcxas widow, 15 years old, has just re covcred from her berc.iveinent and niarrlod again. A dishonest eow at Kcokuk, Iu., rcccntly ato up 00 worth of whisky stanips for u dis tillcr. Charlic Sing, thu North Adams Chinaman, is beginning to bu talkcd about as a lecturer, next wintcr. Tho young ladies in New Ilavcn are learn ing to play tho violin. Tho idea of having four strings to their bow is fasciuating. A Baltimore workman lightcd a niatch to discovor tho lcak in u gas meter. IIo dis covcred it, bnt will never conimuiiicatc the intelligenec. An old Michigandor, who has always Hvcd in wrctched poverty, died tho other day, and a bo.v hc lcft containc...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

246 VERMONT PARMBR. Inbics' gcpartntcnt. 1'IXKIl I'llI.NCIl'MCS. "Vlrtu conjt ln nctlcm." 'Ile Ili.it wmmlli U llkcn narenrthe wa, ilrlvm ninl tot." "Timch iint, tatt not, lianille imt." nM It, m tmt ly It, turu from It, unil pn imroy," " Susnn." said my brothor onsiliu'r tho other evening, nfter wo hml said good byo to Dick not two Iiours boforo, "I oan't tell you how oasy 1 fisol about Dick. I wish I wiisiis suro of all tlio ic.it of my lioys. It's not heeauso he's such u good boy tlioy nre all that. Hnt ycars ago, whon a moro lail, hc seemed to scttlu tho groat quos tionsof riglit and wrong, antl I do not bo-lit-ve tlio iiros of tho stakc would movo him to conimit u mcan, dishouest or pornieious act. Andyot I know that lio has many a liereo conlliet with tomptation; but ho will not dally with ovil. Ilowillavoid thetompt or whon lio can, nml has munhood cnoiigh to resist liim, whon lio cannot. IIo loarned vory young tho nrt of M'lf-govornment, and oflon put.s nio to shanio hy his ...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

VERMONT FARMBR. 247 CUUIUUS SCENE IX A CIIUKCII. A corrcsponriuntnf tlio JlitpliM (Mo.) nal givt'.s nn iux'ount of u (1r:un:itic scrmon, whicli, tliough not titiito L'mul to tlie famoiis l:iggur scouo of Burke !n tliu llouse of Coiu nions, is yut wortliy of si pluee iiinong the il lustnitions of popuhir prcacliing. Ilis toxt wns, " IIo tliat is without sin lct hiin east tho lirst stono." Last Snbbuth, as I stepped into tho liouso of God, I hoanl somo ono say tliat liu liad uofollowship for ;t rebol intho chiirch or stiite, couplltig a profano wonl witli tho tenn. My blood was chilluil in my vcin, aml tliu abovo tcxt ruslied into my liiind liku pcaling olaps of thumlcr. It was my lot to ruach that duy; fo I dntonnincd to nsu tliu tuxt to thu bi-st advantage, (Jod liuing niy tiulpur. I read a cliapter, satig a hynin aud prayod. I aroso froin niy knecs, went out and prociired a stono of somo four pottmls woiglit. Coming lisiek, I took my staiul with stonc in hand. All eyes wero llxod 0...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 8 July 1871

248 I'KX-SI'ATTEKS. Don't sbivor for lnst ycar's snow. A IkiiI dubt tho owinjj of u gnidgf. Now way to pny old dobts snttlo tlioin. Ciiws iind I'fli'ct Urows aml sciirwrowa. A di-nwing-rooin .tnnrtiiii'iit of n dt'iitist. I lic irini-ii:il oucuimtioii of tho "irirl of tlii- pi'rioil" is to sit sit thu window nnd wnk'b for tlm "coining niiui." A lu'sro, on l)uiuj cxumincd, wns nsl;ud if his iunstcr wns u tniu Cliri.ti:ui. "No, sir, ho is u politiriun," wns tho ri'ply. "Whnt is thu rcnson yonr wifo und yoa nl- wnys disngree?" nsked ono Jiislnnan of nuothcr. "Ik'ennso wo nvu both of ono niind ; sho wnnts to bo ninstcr, aml so do I." Tho chiuf spcrut of conifort lics in not snf fering trillos to vox ono, nnd in pnidently cultivating an nndergrowtli of sinall plcas urcs, sinco vcry fow giuat ones nro lut on long lenses. An liish soldicr who liad bcun abroad bo ing nskud if ho inot with niuuh liospitality wliere hu Iiiid buen : "Oli, yos," rupllcd bo, "tooinncli; I was in tho liospital :t...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 15 July 1871

ItOVATj CT.HMIXOS. l'romit tnr. 1 T. II. HOSICIN, M. !., Ktllloi. iEAVP0KT, SATUKDAY, JULY 15, 1871. t voi.. i, Xii. a:i. I Tcniis, $! 00 licr Aiiliii.n. Pl'ltl.lSIIKI) I.VUUY SATL1!IA V ciai stiuiy, miuI 1 i im ,'it't,j.,.in nni i i vn . 11. t iM Papel leSOl .11 iW.UIUll I, VIUJI..1.1U tUL.l I lt II. liiniH'rS Ol bcst oift to mnti! tllO luall wllO (1(111 thein, thcir histnrv And I nhvays havo, (I p.ty L1(1 Uonry nmro aro oxnmples, nn.l in thu J,l',,("'f''1. owni0oU8 fomale to tlio eo ux tOniiil I mvonhyiij-siiiailu llnVBOf nilii-k Ilnwk that systo... gavo vory )1'm,;,, Inrgi'r siwm!. hoavy trot tng l.o.so; y nml tlicif brocding,, n si.r-' s.,tisfactory ruMilt an.l I havo no doul.t a , tho liroilui'o ak.ng lie.r bolton., tlu- r nen e, i.r..poo togiveyouin tnis ; nmro mnfrm ,.I1M f horsos tlian if brod " huir nuloini nblocouragefrom tliv dam, ROYAL CUMMINOS, PROPRIETOR, T. H. HOSKINS, M. D., EDITOR. TKHMs One tli-.ll.ir .k.t annuin, i:ty;tlle iu ii.Ivmiux'. ik.t iltcontinmtl wlicu th...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 15 July 1871

250 VERMON T FARM E R . lnrge, rangy, strolling stnllious, as fino and vnluahlc horsos !is tlto best, adding strido :ml sizo to tht'ir known good qualitics; nnd I belioro the day is ncar tit hand, when this o)luioii will bo genorally adoptcd. Tho nian agers of oitr Stook Farm arc of this ojiinion, it is ovident by tlio purchnso of six, twostal lions sind fonr mnros, from tho old Mamhri no Chiof, Ahdallah, nnd llashaw eroses, nnd Wallkill Chiof of the Haniblotonian Stiir and Hashaw for tlio improvcnicnt of horses 111 Vermont. This is iny oiinion nnd lias for soinotinio bccn, and it was ilit!nctivly upon this opinion that I purchascd Mamhrino Chiof, ono of tlm best sons of tlm old renowed trottor, Goo. M. I'atehen, (thu proircnitor of I.uey, Goo. M. I'atehen, .fr Go"dfrev's I'atehen, Mt-Donald's I'atehen. Grillin's I'atchen, Vietor I'atehen. Xew Jersoy, Danvor's Itoy, Ashland L'atchen, and niany others,) coiiihiniug Hashaw and Mossengcr blood by repoatod' strains of whom Ilirain Woodr...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
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Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 15 July 1871

VERMONT FARMER. 251 a woitn foh mekino sheep. )r. Kundall, of tlii! llural Xcw Yoakcr, glVOS tllO fbllowillg illUstmtlOll Of tllO fllL'l tlmt Merino shcop tnay bc profitalily kcpt on ovt'ii eoniparatively high prieod lnnil : Tako tho case of Mr. Stilson of Wisconsin. IIo koops fifteen humlrcd shccp. Thoir nin nure enables liiin to producu uight or ten moiv bnshi'ls of wheat to tho acro tlmn is yiolded liy tlio nverago whuat lands of tho Stato, on which shccp aro not kcpt. Yet hu prcfers tho Merino to thu iniittoii shcop for this purpose. Why? Bccnuso tho Merino is fnr moro choaply tended, anil roquires less skillcd labor for its mnnngcmcnt. Bccnuso it will herd far bettor in largo miinhcrs. Bccnuso it will producu as inuch inaiuiro in proportion to tho consiimption of food. Bo euuse it (when of prinio quality) will pro ducu moro wool and moro valtio of wool, in proportion to consuniption, even now, when nccidcntnl and temporary circunistunccs aro giving sueh mi ndvantngo to long woo...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Vermont farmer. — 15 July 1871

252 VERMONT F A 11 M E R . (arrcspanbwcc. TIIE I'ATIIO.VS OV IIUSHANOHY. To tltc Fditor qf thc Vermont Farmcr: A subordiimto grango of tho l'atrons of llusbandry was organizod t St. .Tohnsbury. .rnly Ith. composod lnrgely of ineinbors of tlio CalodonixCounty nud I'nssumpsie Fnrm ers' CIuli. Intolligont ngrieiiltuiists nro fast bocomlug convineod that to competu suecoss fnlly with othor oeeupations oooporation li:is bocoine u nooessity. Tlio unoxninpled sue eoss of thi- I'ntrnns in tlio west, iiiul tlio vnst iuuiience thoy nro oxerting iu tlio intorost of ngriculturo has attraeted tlio attontioii ortho eastoni fariners wlio liavo long been looking for soino tangiblo plan or ussociation by which thoy inight act iu coneort for thoir own ndvantago. Xo plan yot doviscil seems to iiioct with ncrli universal favor vlion ils principles and workings aro umlcrstood as tlio l'atrons of llusbandry, and all tliat is necessary for its general ndoption by tho I'ariuors of Voi niont is a thorotigli...

Publication Title: Vermont Farmer
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Vermont, United States
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