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Prizes for Mowing Machines. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
Prizes for Mowing Machines. The Trustees of tlie Massachusetts Society for i Promoting Agriculture, believing that the introduction of labor-saving machines in field opera- | tions, especially those employed in mowing, prom- [ ises to effect a most beneficial change in the agricultural economy of New-England, are desirous of bringing this subject to theearnest and immediate attention of the farmers of Massachusetts. For the purpose of forwarding the movement now being made in this direction, they offer the following premium: To tlie possessor of the mowing machine which shall cut during the present season, with the greatest economy and to the best advantage, not less than fifty acres of grass within the State, the machine to be worked by horse or ox-power, $000. All other things being equal, the greatest number of acres cut by any one machine exceeding fifty, would entitle the competitor to the premium. Every competitor must give notice to the Trustees of his intention to compete fo...
UNION. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
UNION. [This is true poetry; it breathes patriotism, and it will awake in every breast a greater love and a truer devotion to that anchor of our liberties. We have seen this beautiful strain copied frequently. It was rend by Rev. Mr. Cor win in his address on the 4th July, at San Jose, and we presume it was original. It denotes a heart in tlie right place, whoever he may be, and it should be published in every paper in our land.—Ed J " You can't sever the Union, for ye cannot undo, The relation of brother to brother ; Ye may coldly regard him and slander him too, But when sorrow o'ertakes him your heart Will be true, To the love you once bore him when together ye grew, In peace, by the tide of your mother. You can't sever the Union, for ye cannot untwine The numberless ties that have bound you, Like the thread of a beautiful and delicate vine, Tiiat has silently spread in the rain and the shine, Till, when you would burst them, each gossamer line, Turns to cord and cable around you....
HIDDEN LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
HIDDEN LIGHT. I must mistrust the roice Thst says all hearts are cold, Tiiat mere self-interest reigns, And all is bought and sold. I must mistrust the man Who will not strive to find Some latent virtue in The soul of all mankind. Yes I it you say the fount Is sealed and dry, I know It needs a wiser hand To make the waters flow. If you would still appeal To evil life in all, I know a demon-hand Will answer to your call. But when the Lord was gone— The Lord who came a save— Two angels fair and bright Sat watching by the grave, ' And from that blessed hour, With an immortal tnien, In every tomb of Good Some angel sits unseen. The spell to bring it forth f With lowly, gentle mind, With patient love mid tius Go seek—and ye shall find. Household Words.
The Old Monumental Bell and House. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
The Old Monumental Bell and House. The San Francisco Alta California, of July 11th. says: We briefly noticed, in a recent edition, the demolition of the old time honored house of the Monumental Engine Company. No. 6, situated on Brenhatn Place, at the head of the Plaza. There are. however, some interesting reminiscencesassociated with this old building, which should secure to it more than a passing notice. It is so intimately connected with some of the most exciting phases of the history of our city, that although our exhuming them at this moment,may not save i hem from the oblivion to which all things mortal must pass, yet few will gainsay that this venerable landmark is unworthy the attention,and which is as richly due the noble band of men attached to it. as to the edifice itself. The Company was formed as early as June, 1850; but was not regularly organized and admitted until September 12,1850. at which time there were near three hundred members attached to it. In those days, wh...
Sam Slick's Bargain. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
Sam Slick's Bargain. "You will find," said the Doctor, ' the men (I except the other sex always,) are as acute as yon aie at a bargain. You ate more likely to be bitten than to bite, if you try that game with them." "Bet y on a dollar," sa\s I. " I sell that old coon as easy as a clock. What! a Cheseucooker a match for a Yankee ! Come. I like that.—that is good. Here goes for a trial at any rate." " Mounseer," sais I. •• have you any wood to sell ?" We didn't need no wood, but it don't do to begin to ask for what you want, or you can't do nothing. " Yes,'' said he. " What's the price," said I, "cash down on the nail?" 1 knew the critter would see "the point" of coining down with the blunt. " It's ten dollars and a half," said he, "a cord at Halifax, and it don't cost me nothing to carry it there for 1 have my own shallop —but I will sell it for ten dollars to oblige you." That was just seven dollars more than it was worth. ••Well." sais I, "that's not high, only cash is scarce. If y...
Ladies' Department. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
Ladies' Department. The Bloom or Age.—A aood woman never grows old. Years may pass over her head, hut if benevolence and virtue dw ell in her heart, she is as cheerful as when the spring of life first opened to her view. When we look upon a good woman, we never think of her age ; she looks as charming as when the rose of youth first bloomed on her cheek. That rose has not faded yet; it w ill never fade. In her neighborhood she is the friend and benefactor. Who does not respect and love the woman who has passed her day s in acts of kindness and mercy ? We repeat, such a m oman cannot grow old. She will always be fresh and buoyant in spirits, and active in humble deeds of mercy and benevolence. If a young lady wishes to retain the bloom and beauty of youth, let her love truth and virtue, and to the close of life she will retain those feelings which now make life appear a garden of sweets —ever fiesh and ever new. A Sweet Voice. —A sweet voice is indispensable to a woman, I do not thin...
Valuable Recipes. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
Valuable Recipes. An ox's gall will set any color—silk, cotton, or woolen. I have seen the colors of calico, which faded at one washing, fixed by it. A warming pan, full of live coals, or a shovel of the same, held over varnished furniture, will remove white spots. The spot should be rubbc with flannel, while warm. An ounce of quicksilver, beat up with the whit' of two eggs, and put on with a feather, is th cleanest and surest bed-bug poison.
Page 38 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
SPECIAL NOTICES. JTff' Sands' Sarsaparilla.—This preparation has now li ime the te t fbfOVer fourteen years' experience, since its first introduction to the public, and each succeeding year brings forward renewed testimony to its great value as a medicinal remedy. The unfortunate victim of hereditary di es c, with Swollen glands, contracted sinews, and bones halt carious, has been lestored to health ud vigor. The scrofulous patient, cove ed with ulcers, loathsome to him elf and to his attendants, has bon made whole. Hundreds of persons, who had groaned hopelessly tor years under cutaneous and gliiiidular disoiders, chronic rbeaOMrtfcm, and many other complaints springing from a derangement ol the secretive organs and the circulation, bare hi en raised as it were from the lack of disease, and now, with legenerared constitutions, gladly testily to the efficacy ol this inestimable preparation. Agents—HENßY JOHNSON St CO., v 4-5 1m 146 Washington street, San Fiancisco. Doeaticks, the Gr...
Page 38 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. PERUVIAN FEBRIFUGE, FOR THE PREVENTION AND CURE OF FEY Kit AND Atit'K, Intermittent and Remittent Ferers, l.irrr Complaints, Jaundice, t Dumb Ague, lh/spipsia, Nrrrous Ihadarhe, Enlargement of the Spleen, aud all the different forms of llilions Diseases. THIS preparation is intended especially as a remedy for the prevention and cure of Fever and Ague, but it is equally adapted to other terms of disease, such as bilious, intermittent j and remittent levers, dumb ague, itc. Its combination being entirely new, it differs widely i i its therapeutic etfects and op- ! eration on the system, from other pieparntioas designed to re- | 1 move the disease j and such has been the unilorm &gt; uccess in its | admini traiion, that no case is known where it has tailed to cure ! w hen timely taken. A single ten-poonlul will often prevent an attack of chill- and (ever ; and while Operating so erlectusfry ts ! a palliative,' its permanency is equally reliable, and no fears 1 n&...
Page 38 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
BUSINESS CARDS. BOUND FOR THE STATES! Merchants, Minors nnd others,bound home, n:c advised to visit OAK HALL, Boston, Mass., where they can repleni h their Wardrobes with complete outfits from one of the largest and l)e-t assorte I stocks of Clothinar, Fumuh.njr Goodi, &amp;c., fico., in the United State". Also, every variety of Boy's Clot'iiitß. t~W One Price, Ca-h System, givintr all an enunl chance. G. W. SIMMONS. Oak Hall, N &gt;rth street, Boston, Mass. v 316. JAMES FREXCH &amp; CO.. Publishers, Booksellers, IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN STATIONERY, f?0. 78 Wa«hfunion stmt, P-ifton, Ma**. fJgT" Country Traders, B ink -ellers. Teachers, Clenrymen, Banks, Railroad-, Instance, and other Companies, furnished on the be t term- 1 . %* Oiders solicited for our new publications. v 3-25 See prospectus. J. lIOWEEL &amp; CO.. 46Mf J street, betwen S eond and Third, Sacramento, TAKE this opportunity of informing their friends and Yl( lolthe | üblie, that they hav...
Page 38 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
AGRICULTURAL, &amp;c. Hnrv&lt;-Mtli&gt;K Implements. WE invite the attention of the public to the following selection of supeior Harve tinu Implements: HusseyV (Baltimore) Reapers; MiCormick's M mnv's " Hill.- 8 horse Threshers ; Pat's Eme-y's 2 horse " Ketchuin's Mowers; Grant's 5 finger Wire Brace Grain Cradles; G ape Vine " Barley Hakes; Hay Rakes and Forks ; , Scythes and Snaiihi; Giant's Fan Mill , &amp;c, &amp;c. Receiveil and or sale by TREADWELL &amp; CO., ~3.13 corner CalifbtnUl and Biitlerv -t reefs. ta»yirHiV-» i«&gt; IUU«»e ami Farmer*. rnHE undersigned havinu d sc ivered a rem. dy lor the injury JL to wheat arising Irom Smut, iinda plan ot renovating the same, ha- secured by a " Pnte.it Right," hi title to the anr. From the experiments made by experienced miller , the mot satislactory results have been achieved. From well attc ted trials and repeated proofs ol the capabilities ol its power to clean the smut from th...
Page 39 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
STEAMERS. California Steam Navigation Company. •cITZZIS The splendid low pres ure steamers Senator mm* f B,IU Antelope will leave on ah ornate day- tor ts, Kmnci no, Ht two o'cll BE, P. ?., licun the foot ot X .-treet. Toe steamer Senator, E. A. Poole, master, wil leave on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Tlie ateamor Antel pc, D. Van rVlt, matter, will leave on Taeaday, Ttiur day and Saturday. Tne steamer Helen Hensley. E. C. M. Chad wick, master, eveiy Sunday nt o'clock, p. m. For Marysville and Intermediate Landings, daily, at 7 o'clock, A. si., Iran hark Orh. - St. nmci Gov Dana, W. H. Taylor, master, on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For Colusi, Red Bluff, and Intermediate Landings. Tlii steamei Belle, W. H. Gilmnn, master, and -teamer Gem. M. Li tlet.ni, mastei, will leave tor the above mimed paces ou Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday, at 8 o'clock, A. M.. Iron sioie.-hip Antelope. For Xi d Blurt's.—The steamer Gem, M. Littleton, m ister, will 1 live a! 10 o'clock, A. M. f^ 3 " Fo...
Page 39 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
MISCELLANEOUS. New Patent Force and T 'fting Pump and Fire Engine Combined, THE undersigned Is now manufne'iiriii-.- d h i for -ale a NEW P 'TENT PUMP, which, lor utility , and power, surpasses anything of 'he kind I'viT .iit ooil to tho iiuhlie, For Ships. Rail ro id Stations, Pac nyM/UH|^^sVß&gt;per Mills, Factorie , and all .other 9fl places wliete a large quantity of water teqiiired to be ruiscd, they ■SB are peculiaily adapted. ■ ~U Its construction is double acting, 4dft throwing a continuous sfieam of WM • vva'ei, at the rate of from 200 to 400 mF gallons per minute, (accn:ding to W g size) aud can he v ed as h Lifting WW or Force Pump, and by the apple MB cation of Hose can be oimrated as a eSnsv , Fin Eiiijineot thenio-t ellieient kind. It is sim c, lot liable to get out of order, can be operated by hand, te mor water power, and need only he nan to be Bp* preciatid. N. HUNT, 2(5 Dcv .nsliii-e 'tna-t. New York. Also lor sale—B-sr quale v o' Leater Bei.tino and su| er...
Page 39 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
HOTELS. Orleans Hotel, &amp;rr.rmtl, betrrnn J and X striels, Saeramentn. 4JFN THE above Hotel, occupying a space of 85 by ISO feet, W'"i in the most central ;.art ot the city, Built of brick arid three stories Mid), ofrers inducementsto travelers not surpassed by any establishment iv the State. Tlie ground tloor is set apart for Dining Room, Reading Room, Rilliaid Room and Bar Room. The Table will be Ibund at all times supplied with the choice ol the marker. At the Reading Room can always be found the daily papers ol the State and the latest dates Irom the Atlantic and Europe. The Billiard Saloon is furnished with five excellent tables, superintended by a Competent keeper. Tiie Bar will be supplied with the best Liquors and Wines. The second and third stories of the buiUins are set apart tor Parlor, Family Rooms and Chambers, comtortably lurnisbed. We have also leased the large brick building corner of and X nnd Front streets (formerly known as Sackett's Hotel) set apart fo...
Page 39 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
1 IOHTICULTUIIAL, &amp;o. Fruit mill Ornamental 'I'm-.. riIHE subscribers desire to call the attention nt planters in X California to their Immense stock of Pro it and Ornamental Trees, Shrubs and Planta. Their Nurserioi bare been sixteen yeurs established, and now cover mora than 300 nee- of bind. The follim inu', among other article*,are cultivated on a most extensive rceleand canbesuppliedtodealersoramatours at the lowest market prices i Slamlnid niiil Dwarf Apples, of various lUtej ; do do do Hears, do do do do do Cherries, do do do do do Finns, do do Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines, Currants, Gooseberries, Strawberries and other fruits usually grown. Stocks and Seeds of all kinds liir Nurserymen will he supplied iv large or sin ill quantities, if application be made pi evious to the 1 t of September. Ornamental Deciduous Trees, ornamental Evergreen Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Hoses, Dahlias, Greenhouse Plant-, &amp;c. Packing in dune in tkr must earful nnd skill vi m...
Varieties. [Newspaper Article] — California Farmer and Journal of Useful Sciences — 3 August 1855
Varieties. A WANT of confidence has kept tunny a man silent. A wn.it of sense has made many persons talkative. With every act of life, we are building up for o»»r« Itch the great, the endless future, as yvecunslfuct it so it awaits ns. The wheal n op of Oregon this year, will proba'!y be light from injury hy smut. Man)' fields, il is said, w ill not lie harvested at all. No man ever left his mark on the age In which he lived, who was not an enthusiast. No true work was ever accomplished without enthusiasm. A Dead Shot.—A physician who resides in the southern portion of this city, upon visiting a patient iv the extreme north., was asked hy the sick man, " if he did not find it very inconvenient lo come such a distance." " Not at all. sir." replied the son of Esculapias, '' for having another patient in the next street, I can kill two birds with one stone." " Can you. sir!" replied the in valid, " then you are too good a shot for me and immediately dismissed him. Home and Country.—The...