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THE UNION AGRICULTURIST [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 December 1841

THE UNION AGRICULTURIST tit ONION IS STRENGTH . DECEMBER , 1841 . f- ¦ OFFICERS OF THE U . A . S . ?• JAKES T . GIFFORD , of Kane Co . President . Lv . wis ELLSWORTH , DU Page ^ THERON D . BREWSTER , LaSalle j WM . NOBLE DAVIS , Kendall y Vice Pres . WILLIAM SMITH , Will I SETH WASHBURN , Lake J E . W ; BREWSTER , Kane Treasurer . JNO . S . WRIGHT , Cook Ree . See . Do . do . Cor . See . With the present number , our labors close for this volume of the Union Agriculturist . To us the year has been one of many p leasures , as well as benefits . Saving the vexation occasioned by the ! delay of the June number , and the disagreeable la lor of shinning , which we have been obliged to resort to almost every-number to pay the printer , we have never passed a year more pleasantly . These causes of discontent will not probably occur • duringthe coming year : the first it will be our province to ward off , not less for our own than our subscribers comfort ; the second the subscribers will pr...

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INDEX TO VOLUME I . [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 December 1841

INDEX TO VOLUME I . Aikum co . Agricultural Society , —P-IOB «> Crops in 0 L * Adilrom of Unnlnl Wclistcr , Extract from -j G . A . O . Beaumont , / j N . Middle , Extract from 7 JJ - Solon Rot / nisou tlo ^ ( - Jow . pli Itruysltttw £ i Dr . Klipti . Nott •] Aflvcrtisiiiy Stock in the }); ip--r 2 AB ,.,, t » r ,, >» . J •¦ List of • r Ag-ricutltlriit Cupitnl , VVIiatii - Community lo lio cioi-ntod jr * tuforutiilmii , DisHumimitiHU . j • . II . miiH of .... , Meeting * , Music at < i w T | Krauting lloora w , 11 lleposilory _ t aprr , Value of taking an „ ,, Pumiits , ( jrcat diversity of . 1 WcireliiiiiMs ulChiwgo ,. „ ,-, ,- / -,,, A Soi-iety , Ills . State 1 4 0 LI !¦ . Jo ¦ ¦ AilumaCo . ^ Howie co . JJ • • Carroll co ., la . C J Highland . R i » JoUnviCM co . . „ ., To « Kendall Co . * - • , :: : ; j : ; : & u . »««*« Milwaukee , W . T . Jj Mercer co , £° « Nutioiiiil 1 10 - : i 7 J J Peoria Co . « 8 d « « Randolph Co . f it St . Cla...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

Western Farmer s own Paper . THE UNION AGRICULTURIST AND WESBEBN PRAIRIE FARMER , FuMLheil lit Chicago , Moothly . Uy iho Union Agricultural Society , tb . own if Mi » IlltnoU Hlato Agricultural Sorlety and of other YVeatorii Soclcllo .. VOL . SECOND , 1812 . Tail mailer I . prepared oxprmly for tho tflitem Far- I Mr , maInUf > « reofourth . of itheing < ¥ •> >< ««»« « remainder nlcclcd from thirl , litre , AlfrlcuKuralpvMr .. ( wry one in tin United Stains , that to known lo » ., j anil u great variety of other exchange pub icatlofi and scion , life work .. In Iho Hr * t volume wo iiuMuhed 130 comma , i c « tioii « , from practical farmer . aA over the We « i niid it it expected thi . yoor , Hie paper being more exummoly known Uial wo . liall bo able lo give many more . The second volume is commenced with tmleepagt ; and contain , more maliorthan any ottor agricultural pai . oriii tlio U . 8 . H i eipecUid the « ul >...

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I'HEUNIQJjAGBpLTPRIST [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

IHEUNIQJjAGBpLTPRIST I IT OtflOM 18- ffi ltKKOTH . - JANPSR l yTl 842 . OFFICERS OF THE U . A . S . J AMBS T . GtrronD , of Kane Co . President . WwELtswomi :, D r BP » Sf . } TittnoK D . BREWSTER , USoUe - WH . NOBLE DAVIS , Kendall J . Vice Pre * . WittiAM S MITH , Will I SKTK W ASHBURU , Lake J E . W . B REWSTER , Kane Treasurer . Jno . 8 .. WWOHI , Cook Roc . Sec . Do . do . Cor . Sec . Header , we cordially wish you a happy New Year , and hope that many a day in it may be made p leasant to us both , by a free interchange of facts and opinions through the Mm Agnail limit . But will merely hoping effect tho object at which ive both aim t Assuredly not . You will expect that the thirly-tico agricultural puhieatums received in exchange , will be thoroughly examined and those eelecti 6 ns made with care , that are best adapted lo the West-that when necessary , ticienlilic and other works will he studied , to throw lig ht iinon linseUled questions , or to add interest V , to lliflVpf...

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COMMUNICATIONS [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

COMMUNICATIONS For the Union Agriculturist . Nora-Man PRAIIHK , Perry co ., Dec . 1 , 1841 . THE ARMY WORM . SIR , —In your June No ., on tho first page , are Bomo / observalions on tho cut-worm , which I believe to bo applicable only to nn insect which differs in many important particulars from the common cut-worm . In this section , the worm to which you allude , if I mistake not , has long been known by tho name , of the Army Worm- As I have had abundant opportunities of observing this insect during eighteen years residence iu Illinois , I will endeavor to send you Ihe result of iny observations . I send to your address a leal from tho Former and Mechanic , being a copy of nn article written for tho Farmer s Reporter in iho year 1634 , from which you can make such extracts as you think will be useful to iho farmers of the West , or illustrate tho natural history of this destructive insect . The following are iho only additional facts which I have been oblo to collect since writin...

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USEFUL RECIPES . [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

USEFUL RECIPES . A nun-AKLK WHITEWASH . —Before putlingyour limo which should bo unstackcd , into tho wator , saturate tho water with muriate of soda , ( common salt . ) This will moke a whitewash that will not rub off nor crack , and is very lasting . CURE roit TOOTII-ACOE . —Mix allum and common salt in equal quantities , finely pulverized . Then wot somo cotton , largo enough to fill the cavity , which cover with tho sa . lt and ollum and apply it . Wo have the authority of thoao who havo tested it , to aoy it will prove a perfect remedy . M URRAIN IN CATTLE . —A correspondent of tho New Gcncseo Farmer recommended ashes to bo given to stock as a preventive of murrain . Wm . Wallace of Barcelona , Ohio , says ho thinks saltpetre much bettor—says a piece about the size of a largo kernel of corn should bo given onco a week . A neighbor of his haa used this mode of prevention for twenty years , with almost entire success . Ho further saya When cattle aro attacked wilh this deadly dis...

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ADDRESS OF JAS . T . GIFFORD , ESQ . [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

ADDRESS OF JAS . T . GIFFORD , ESQ . Befire the Union Agricultural Society AT GENEVA . srr . President : I am happy in having an opnortunitytoday of addressing this Society and ? hBcniiemeu and ladies present , on that subject with which tho prosperity of our citizens , both of town and country , is most intimately connected That agriculture is the primary source of all prosperity ; that from the sod wo derive mainly , not only our sustenance , but every thing which eives impulse to business ; to commerce , arts and manufactures , is self evident . Its improvement , then , is a subject in which every citizen should feel un interest ; and I may say , no branch in the whole catalogue of arts and sciences , presents ereater inducements [ or associated effort . VVo find every valuable object in community adronced and perfected by associations . Merchants for the eneral interest of their business have their chamber of commerce ; mechanics their mechanic associations ; physicians their me...

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HOUSEHOLD DEPARTMENT , [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

HOUSEHOLD DEPARTMENT , MAKING CIIKKSK IS ENGLAND . —In this second great object of tho dairy , tho same precaution as with regard lo butter is necessary , viz : Tho cows ought not to bo driven violently before milking , and every utensil inustbokept equally clean . Tho most common defects of cheese aro its appearing , when cut , full of small holes , callod eyes ; its puffing up , cracking , and pouring out a quantity of thin whey—becoming afterwards rotten and full of maggots in those places where the whey appeared . All these difficulties proceed from n substance called slip curd , a kind of half coagulum , incapable of a thorough union with the true curd , and which , when broken into small bits , produces eyes , but , if in larger pieces , occasions those rents and cracks in the cheeso already mentioned ; for though this kind of curd retains its coagulated naturo for some time , it always , sooner or later , dissolves into a serous liquor . This kind of curd may bo produced by u...

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THE' -G LEANER . - , [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

THE -G LEANER . - , PRICK OF BLOODED GATT LE . is ENGLAND . —In looking over a late English , paper , we noticed a statement of Iho prices at which ii fine : herd of Hereford Cattle were sold on the isili of October last ; and the prices , althoii gliIower „ as it strikes us , than those that have been paid in this country for Durhams , were nevertheless liberal . Th e 1 cows , varying from 4 to 10 years old . sold at from 40 to £ 80 sterling , and ono Wood Pigeon of , six years old , sold for £ 150 . The bulls sold -from 70 to £ 166 . . - - - The average for one hundred animals was about £ 54 , or $ 270 , —N ., Y . American . ¦ ¦ Ma . ASAHF . 1 , JotiDAH , an enterprising , farmer late of Lanesborongh , Berkshire county , Masc ., passed through this village one day las , t ,. W 6 ek , on his way to Illinois with a flock of Merino sheep , in number over one thousand , lie had drivonlhem from Massachusetts , anil is , taking them on to Illinois ,, tho Stale of his adoption . Well may...

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CHICAGO PRICES CURRENT .-JAK . 1 , 18 ffi . , [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

CHICAGO PRICES CURRENT .-JAK . 1 , 18 ffi . , ARTICLES . t cu . 8 eta . PROVISIONS . Beef . .... VIOO 2 SO . ® , 1 00 . ¦ do . packed .... Vlirl ...... 5 ... It t ... , Fork ...... 4 > 100 / I 50 . ® 2 50 . do . iiackiul ^ brl .... 7 ...-alt ) .. : Lard ^ ID i . ® . 5 . . Butter do 8 . ® . I 2 i OIKMO . do . ; 5 . ® . 0 . BU . EAD STUFF , , Flour , SuperSne f brl ,... 4 50 . ® ... do One . do ; 3 00 . @ 3 50 . do buck wheat ...... V 100 .... 1 S 0 . ® . ... Corn Ileal V buih ... 28 . 3 > . 31 . GRAIN , Whool . ivinler ^ uuih ... 80 . - © . 87 . do . sprlDg . ... do ....... 6-2 . ® . 70 . Oala ........ do . 18 . ® . SO . Barley ............... do . 25 .-3 . 31 Corn Sliellcd do 25 . ® . ... POULTay , ... Turkeya 50 . ® . 75 . OCOM 50 . ® . ... Ducka ... 18 . ® . ... Chlckeu .. 10 ® . IS * Eiw . Vdoi . ; ... 12 J ® . 15SHNDItlES , Cider ..... .. ^ brl ....-f 00 . ® . .. Apple :. VIirl .... 3 oO . ® . ... 1 Aniil ( W vdried ..... .. „ .. ¥ • buih ... t 75 . -a . . ...

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

AGRICULTURAL REPOSITORY . THE UNION AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY hoe now opened its RII OSITOBI at 112 Lake Street , and consignments are solicited of QRAiKS , ROOiS , AND SEEDS of all khuk , FRUIT TREES AND SHR . UBBERT , OABDIHMO AXD TABHIKO IMPLEMENTS , AND MAGHINl-8 , Either common or patented , and anything M « f » l in AamcoLTimi ; . , , ¦ A . ¦ Commisaions for the purchase or sale of valuable animals , willreceive partieularMtehtion . Communicatione , j > o ^ jia & f , rnay bo addreeeed to the Corresponding Secretory Un , AfJf * Soc .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

I ^ RUGS AND MEDICIFES .-CLARXB & . . * Go . No . 102 . Lalie . st ., have for sale » general assortment ofDrugs , Medicines , Paints , Oils ^ pyeatufls , Glass , Girdon Seeds , Horse JWedicinesj „& o ., w | iieh they otter for ealoat low pnoes for cash . . [ jan . ig ^ cafRYtHNINE . foriqiiinTwolves . focaaio K 3 ; by CLARKE j & . Co . 102 Lake-st , If . INDSAYS MNAMENT-For the euro JaLl ofthe following diseases of the Horse : — Swoony , Fistula . Big-head , Spavin , Scratches , Sprain , Film on tho-Eyo , Splint , & e . Forsalu by CLARK * & Co ., 102 Lake at . : . Agents lor the Manufactnrer . € ASH pajd fot FLAX SEED nnd BEEg . in « T X y AX >^ CI . MW , & CO . 102 Lake-st . ^ , JOHN B . WEIH , * rANUFACTURER and Dealer in Furni1 TJ . tureoraltk . inda . No . 183 Lake Street , Chicago . He has constantly on hand and for sale all hinds of Cabinet Furniture , anions ? which are Tubles , Bediteads . Bu...

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Page 13 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

I : it s i i § THE I i ^ U AND a I CBfatftro yrnfrfe # wttfer > DEVOTED TO THE IMPROVEMENT OF Y • ¦ : V ¦ ijt ; . i if ; 1 : I WESTERNAGBICULTUKE e if ? i Edited by John S . Wright . VOLUME H . CHICAGO : DBLISHED BY THE UNION AGEtCtJLTUBAL- SOCIETY . 1841 . 1 ? i \ r ¦ \ } * : ¦ ¦ 1 , n . l ¦ ..... .-. . • ¦

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INDEX [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 January 1842

INDEX V . UwIcdjrmcnts 23 33 41 5 G 30 81 33 9 G Address hy Jus . T . Gilford 3 13 Incogs lnrowell , by M . L . Knapp 93 liyfhos . N . Welles 95 Vlurlisors , To X ! Agents , I o li 7 t irricultunil Associations , Importance of 39 ¦ Essays , Premiums for 3 ( iii Industry , Vidua of in tlio States 11 Meeting in Boston 10 Papers , Notices of 13 22 Premiums S 3 llopository , National 1 5 Tour wilh Solon Robinson 111 ivjcielies , Circular lo Western 2 •¦ Officers luul Doings 12 • - Union of 1 riiniums 17 32 Western 2 3 32 41 43 5 li lil ) Society , Adonis co . 411 30 103 [ JIM Carroll co . In . 30 Cuius co . 43 , ( 14 , 80 Do Win en . 00 ¦¦ » Kdaur co . 20 30 Fiivottn en . 47 30 Granlco . W . T . 47 00 Illinois State 17 32 05 Jo Duviuss « o . 21 ) 43 04 30 Kendall co . 56 30 [ 01 103 La Porte co . Ia . 20 47 43 30 La Sullo co . 80 01 [ 91 ¦ Mercer co . 35 Morgan co . 30 [ 80 91 103 Milwuitkioco . W . X . 32 40 00 Notional 2 lfi 18 20 Ogle co . 36 40 l eoriaco . 411 SO 91 . 04 Putnam co ....

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EDITORIAL NOTICES . ' [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 February 1842

EDITORIAL NOTICES . Wo have kept files of our exchange publicolions some of the numbers of which are lacking . Some did not commence exchanging wiih us till in the middle of a volume . To such we shall bo greatly indebted if they will forward us the first numbers , as wo wish , to have tho volume complete for binding . lfpublishers would favor us with complete sots of their agricultural publications , they would , render on csontial service lo the U . A . S . in- its endeavors to ., promote agricultural improvement in the West . Those especially who have files for sale , would do well to eend some to us . We have procured subscribers to several of the other agricultural papers , and it might be quite an assistance to have samples of their works to exhibit . Our farmers are a reading people , and some of Ihem might be tempted to purchase complete sets of the best publ ications .. AMERICA S FARMER , published by S . Sands ; Baltimore , Md ., weekly , at $ ; 2 , G 0 per annum ,, — It i...

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THE UNION AGRICULTURIST [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 February 1842

THE UNION AGRICULTURIST Western Parmer s own Paper . AND WESTERN HUIIUE PAItMEIt , Published ut Chicago , Monthly , by till ) Mm Agricultural Society , the organ of the Illinois State Agricultural Society and of other Western Satieties . VOL . SECOND , 18 J 3 . Tho matter Id prepared expressly fortlio Western Partner ; one half to three fourllwofit being original , mul tho tomainder selected from thirty three Agriculturalpnpers , < ovory ono in the IJnilml Slft . ea , that is Itnown to us , ) and Q Croat variety of other exchange publications and scientific works , ln tho first volume wo published 130 communications , frompractical farmers all ovortlio West ; and it is expected tins year , the paper being more extensively known , that wo shall bo able to giec many more . The second volume is commenced with twelse pages , and contains more matter than any other agricultural paJjerin tho U . S . It is expected the subscriptions will enabletho U . A . S . to continue it in t...

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COMMUNICATIONS . [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 February 1842

COMMUNICATIONS . — For the Union Agriculturist . J ^ DIING , SILK , TIMBER PLANTING , M & E DITOR-I havo thisday , Dec . 81 st , deJmi « ™ bu , hels of the benie » - i 1 the S ^ Bi -brn , Uratagus crista gatti , ) on the Sound in my garden , enclosed ma ml pen Ind have mixell more or less with them of ^ and and Mil , Ihe weather being open , where I cxnect them to remain two winters and one sum- £ Set ( o Ihe action of the tots of wioMan Uioheats of summer , with occasional urning with the spade for the more intimate WeS of the seeds with the soil , . hat the acfinn of the elements may be the more uniform throughout 11 eViass . This mode of treatment sneSary to insure the germ nation ¦ . these and some other very hard seeds . Thesecona swin ° they should be planted in ( In Is , and careful y turned with tho hoe throug h the sum-, me The following spring the quicks should iu be takenup , assorted , and set in nursery lows , giving Idem ample room . The largest may do for ...

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THE UNION AGRICULTURE [Newspaper Article] — Prairie Farmer — 1 February 1842

THE UNION AGRICULTURE IN UNION IS STRENGTH . FEBRUARY , 1842 . OFFICERS OF THE U . A . S . JAMES T . GIVFORD , of Kano Co . President . LEWIS ELLSWORTH , DU Pago ~ ) TIIEROND . BREWSTER , LaSallo | WM . NOBLE DAVIS , Kendall )¦ Vice Pros . WILLIAM SMITH , Will I SETII WASHBURN , Lake J E . W . BKEWSTER , Kano Troasur ? r . • JNO . S . Waioax , Cook Rec . Sec . Do . do . Cor . Sec . MEETING OP THE U . A . S . —The meeting at Chicago , on Tuesday , tho 8 th February , will be an important one ; and every farmer who can , should make up his mind to be present . If you cannot afford to come merely to attend the meeting , make your arrangements to bring in a load of produce . The Society languishes for the want of more aid ; and the necessary aid would bo furnished if the farmers would only attend the meetings and acquaint themselves Withthe plan of operations . Solon Robinson Esq . writes us that he will attend , and ho will probably givo a word of encouragement . Mr . Dodson is expecte...

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