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Items Worth Remembering . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Items Worth Remembering . To drive striped bugs from cucumber and squash vines , take an ounce of aloes and put it into a gallon of water , and syringe the plants . Leaves of the elder bush placed about squash vines , it is said , will keep away insects from them . Perhaps so . The experiment is worth trying . Mechi . of England , insists that thin seeding is best for rich grounds . Iu Connecticut 1 , 300 bushels of Ruta Bogas have been grown on an acre of land . A large kettle is said to make a cheap and excellent water trough for stock . Mr . R . Sells , near Cleavelana , has twenty acres of strawberries . Seize a favorable time late in July , just before a shower , if possible , to sow your buckwheat . A bushel of seed ought to sow two acres . Hungarian Grass can be sown until the middle of July . * . STOAR MILL FOR SALE . —The Sugar Mill which was gotten up in this city , to demonstrate the value of the Chinese Cane , for sugar and molasses , will be sold on reasonable terms . I...

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The Cashmere Shawl Host [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

The Cashmere Shawl Host OALL & TIIT , fntnmer Co . , Tenn ., June 5 , 1856 . To Hie Editors of Hit Cultivator and Country Gentleman : I have been thinking for some time of calling your attention , and that of the numerous readers of our widely circulated agricultural journals , to the recent importations of the Cashmere Shawl Goat , an animal as remarkable for the extreme fineness of its fleece , as for the enormous prices which it at all times commands in market . The first and only importations to the United States , were made a few years since , from Turkey in Asia , by Dr . James B . Davis , of Columbia , S . C , Who resided some years in the East , and procured them under great difficulties , and at much cost and personal hazard . They have been recently introduced into Tennessee , by Messrs . Williams , Adams & C . an enterprising firm of public spirited gen tlemen , at Gallatin , Tenn ., and are now on my farm near this place . The Company have a chart...

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Premiums for Mows and Reapers . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Premiums for Mows and Reapers . The Illinois State Agricultural Society , offer for the Mowers and Reapers at the State Fair—for the best Gold medals , and second best , silver medals . « ? — SYCAMORE , June 22 , 1859 . Sir : —You will please note in your publication that the DeKalb County Agricultural Fair will be held at Sycamore on Thursday and Friday , Oct . 6 th and 7 th , 1859 . The Fair grounds contain ten acres of laud , enclosed with a board fence , eight feet high , on the hanks of the Kishwaukee river . The Executive Committee are making extensive preparations for the accommodation of visitors , and from present appearances they feel confident of having and displaying the largest and best country Fair ever held in the State . The adjoining counties are expected to be present at the Fair and participate with us . Very respectfully , W . H . BEAVERS , Sec y *

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Report on tbe Experiment to Test the Possibil -ity of Transmutation of Wheat into Chess . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Report on tbe Experiment to Test the Possibility of Transmutation of Wheat into Chess . Some two years ago , a gentleman of Buflalo , N . Y ., offered a premium of § 100 to any one who would give evidence satisfactory to a committee to be appointed for the purpose , that he had grown chess on the same stalk and head of wheat , or had found wheat changed iuto chess , in the natural course of growth . Col . B . P . Johnson , Secretary of the New York State Agricultuaal Society , was requested to make the preliminary arrangements , and appoint the committee , who were to make the experiments . Accordingly , C . Dewey and L . B . Langworthy , of Rochester , and John J . Thomas , of Union Springs , were requested , and consented to act as said committee . Dr . Samuel Davidson , of Greece , in Monroe county , an intelligent and successful farmer , proposed to establish the required proof of transmutation , provided his directions were followed . The committee agreed on the plan to be purs...

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"Press the Retreating Columns . " [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Press the Retreating Columns . The operations of our farmers the past spring and summer , so far , have been a good deal like war . They entered the campaign in bad plight , having been severely handled hy the last seasons . They commenced operations with a bad spring ; but they went ahead in the finest spirits , met the enemy face to face , grappled him , and after a hard tussle , have got the better of him . The seed of the summer and fall crops was put in , in the worst weather . They have fought rain , water , mud , insects , high prices of seed , — with veiy tolerable success . They have now the vantage ground . We shall have good wheat , though not as much as we hoped . — Corn , our great staple , has passed through its greatest trials , and its beautiful colors are waving in every field . Our sappers and miners , under ground operators—potatoes , we would have you to understand , are making a glorious campaign . We are now promised old fashioned crops . The meadows are good—s...

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Seene Three Years Ago . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Seene Three Years Ago . You going to sell your wheat now—as soon as you can thrash it—at the first prices offered ? Yes , I think that is my best policy . The price I think is good—a dollar and a half . And besides , within the next three mouths the wheat will lose by sweating and drying ten per cent . Nonsense ! If wheat is worth now a a dollar and a half , it will be worth two dollars and more next spring , and you will not have to hurry yourself to have it thrashed out . HEXT SPRING . Well , neighbor , have you sold your wheat ? No—do you want to buy some . Not exactly yet—what is it worth ? * I am told they are offering one dollar for a first rate article . SEEDING TIME . Neighbor , have you got any wheat to sell ? Yes , it has been falling all the while . — I want to sell . I suppose I shall have to give it away . I want fifty bushels for seeding . When I sold my wheat I anticipated buying May wheat for seed . Yours is May wheat , I believe ? Yes , it is May wheat . What is the...

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Buckwheat , Turnips , Hungarian Grass . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Buckwheat , Turnips , Hungarian Grass . We want our farmers to have full cellars , full barns , and full purses this year . It will answer to sow Hungarian Grass , Sugar Cane seed , and corn , for making fodder , until the twentieth of this month—weather favorable . Buckwheat can , be sown till the first of August ; better , however , to BOW it two weeks sooner . Sow turnip seed the middle of this month—so that if the fly cuts off the young plants , you can sow again ; if they cut them off the second time , sow again—and sow again if they cut them off the third time . Dont let the little rascally insects worry you out . Good turnips havebcen raised from seed sown in the second week of AugustEastern and Ohio farmers make good crops of turnips from seed sown in corn . SHEEP KILLED . —The Napa ( California ) Reporter says that a gentleman living near Santa Rosa , discovered , one evening recently , a considerable tumult among his flock of sheep . Going among them to discover the cause ...

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ZANTE CURRANTS . —The Washington [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

ZANTE CURRANTS . —The Washington Evening Star says : The Patent Office is in receipt of a lengthy and interesting communication from Samuel B . Parsons , an experienced nurseryman , of Flushing , N . Y ., who is now traveling in Europe , concerning the Zantc currants . During his tour , he visited the Ionian Islands , and acquainted himself with the mode of cultivation , climatic necessities , and the method of drying and packing this fruit ; as well as the diseases incidental to the plants , and the profits arising from its cultivation ; of all , which he informs the Patent Office in detail . He also urges the importance of attempting the introduction of the fruit into this country . — The agricultural department of the Patent Office did , however , introduce a great quantity of tho vines last year , which were widely distributed in the Southern States and in California , and from which the happiest results are anticipated .

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Evergreens—Sensible . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Evergreens—Sensible . Hon . M . L . Dunlap has been into the the Pineries of Wisconsin , for the purpose of procuring Evergreens . He writes to the Chicago Press and Tribune : MANITOWOC , WIS ., liny 21 , 1859 . We have to-day completed the taking up and packing of 6 , 500 evergreens , mostly of extra size . They have been grown in the open ground , and are of fine form . Over two hundred of tho pines are from four to eight feet high . Should our experiment succeed in the removal of those larger trees , there will be no longer any excuse for not having every prairie home embellished with these beautiful conifers . We have been at considerable extra expense in taking them up and packing , and so soon as the matter of success is decided , we shall give tho process to the public . — That nincteen-twentieths of all the evergreens , not of nursery growth , that are sold throughout the country , die , is a fact too well known to require any comment ; jet year after year people continue to...

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Care of Young Peach Trees . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Care of Young Peach Trees . Those persons who planted out peach trees last spring , will find it greatly to their advantage to bestow a little extra labor upon them tho first season . It is generally supposed that after a tree is well set it will take care of itself , but this is not the case . A young tree is like a young animal , and needs almost daily to be looked after until it becomes established , when an occasional visit may be sufficient . This is especially tho case with the peach , which , though with good care is a vigorous grower , is quite fastidious in some of . its habits . As the weather becomes warm , if showers are unfrequcnt , give them a pail of water as often as they need it , which may be three or four times a week . To prevent the too rapid evaporation of the water , a mulch of straw a few inches in thickness will be of great advantage . It is very strange that this most useful appliance is not used by all who plant trees , yet it is not . On Washing day , lot...

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COMMERCIAL . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

COMMERCIAL . at . Louis Market , June IS , p m . I Asosual , tlurinp the beat of Bummer nn * harvest , tho ] prpdnce aud goneinl trade of the city ia quiet . Money ia scnrce , and Bunkers hive a busy time loaning ; but most departnients of trade areata stand still until after harvest . ! Ureadatuflfoas well as provision * seem lo bo doll aud declining everywhere . 3 lie favorable Wheat and Corn prospects nil over the westernise a decline and dullness here in Flour , Wheat and Corn- Grocer ( OH and provisions rather quiet . Grocerioi-Homewliat improving , and one firm ha * sold no average of 100 hlids . of Sugirper day since Saturday , wlthotherGroceriesasfullows : 400 hbde . Sognrat 5 U @ 7 c ; 50 bbla Union Hennery Molasses at 40 c per gallon , DO bids New Or lean B Itefinery do . at 41 c ; 200 kegs do . at 49 c , and 60 bags fair Coffee at 11 ^ 0 . From another dealer we got a Bale of 60 hagsprimeCo & Veat 12 c , and DO bbla . Union MoTasses also at 40 c Tie segregate ...

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Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

C \ MIiSfi 8—Competition JDcficd ! WE have in operation the Celebrated Fl $ J ? - ^ . j 7 > * i £ 2 & Press , which enables us to furnish a better Cera IZiZ . -T ^ & S ; and at lower price , than any office in Central \\& -c ( i , . Eff-Ordcra from a distasce will receive pnaa , t ci £ i &^^» nAll , HACHE & BAKEK 3 Oct . 12 . Paota ^ rcEi .

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Page 15 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

Sugar JfSitl for Sate I THE SUBSOPIBim OFFEBS TOR SALE on reasonable terms , one of Hedges , Free £ Co . s Sugar Mills , tngetber with all the fixtures necessary for carrjing on tbu busluees . Apply to JAB . CAMPBELL . Springfield , July 1 , 1859 . STK & WBJEMtnr M > £ , * atfTS CAN BE SUPPLIED AT A LOW FIGURE on aplication lo July 1 , 1850 . S . FRANCIS . TURNIP SEES IN ANT QUANTITY , AT -WHOLESALE nod ralall , en lie obtained at the ssed store of Springfield . Jnlyl . J . BRANCI . FRMT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES , & c TUE UNDSESIGNED WILL FUENIRli Kruit and Ornamental Trees anil Shrubbery , of excellent varieties , thrifty and fine , and twenty per cent lower than tlio pebliebeu prices of tbe Rochester Kursery Orders received . g , IfRAHCIS . Springfield , July 1 , VALUABLE MILL PROPERTY . FOR SALE OR RENT . —THE -WELL known -Harmony Mills in Jacksonville , SI organ county , Illinois , wf lb . adjoining property , viz : 7 % acres of land , 4 dwelling h...

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Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

DUNLAPS NURSERY . I 40 ACRES IN TREES ANI > PLANTS . IN ESTABLISHING A NURSERY AT this place , we have done FO with s view of making it a permanent business . We Invite the pnronnge of thoso who wish to encourage home industry , and have a desire to beautify their grounds and fill their orchards with such plants and Traits as are adapted to our soil and climate ; at the same time we disclaim any intention to make war on those who purchase of peddlers , or send east for their supplies , we art content to wait , as we loik ; to these persons to make us a valuable class of customers , at no distant day . The well cultivated ground where their dead trees stand will be iu excsllent condition to do ample justice to live healthy trees , to which we may point with pleasure . Trees grown in New York , with highly stimulating manures , and ( being protected by snow hi tbe winter , can hardly be expected to stand , unscathed , our changeable climate . It is oar pride to give our cus...

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Page 16 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

JflOJL & VE FJ & OIVS . Mauulactured liy Jolm Dere . AS THE SEASON FOR FALL PLOWING la at hand , tho subscriber would ask the attention of Farmers and others interested , to his larpe and superior stock ofPlowsof all kinds , uow in rise in the West , consisting of Three sizes of Improved Clippers , mado from the best Caststeel , and finished in very superior manner ; these | . lows for ease of draft , and perfect plowing , have no equal [ n this State . four sizes and qualities of the common form of old ground plows , made from Cast , German and American Steel , which axe equal to any plaw made after this style , Cora Plows of two qualities . Double and single Shovel Plows . Five Tooth Cultivators . Harrows , t « o styles , revereable , adjustable , and Oiddes Double Harrow . Ox Yokes of three sizes , finished in tbe best manner , and a very superior article . Twelve and Fourteen In Extra Breakers , for breaking Prairie or other sod , with two and three horse...

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Page 16 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1859

v - PA IR BANKS TfST PATENT / IF 1 SCALES / M • OF ALL KINDS . / t ^^^ Ai FalrbatiJie & Green ! eaf , Ld & SB 5 § 3 g 9 & 35 LIJCI STREET , Cmciao . ^^ aJggg ^^ S Sold in Springfield , by tt ^ msSSBf ^* mayl ly E . B . PEASK . EIIIOTTS WESTJEMUir frnit BOOK . A NEW EtlTION OP THIS W 0 BK , THOROUGHLY BrVIBEO , Embracing all tbe new and valuable Bruits , with the latest Improvements n their cu tivation , up to January , 1850 , eip-jclally adapted to the wants of WESTERN FRUIT GROWERS . rou OF ExcELunri ILLUSTRATION , by F . R . ELLIOTT , Poroologlst , Late of Cleveland , O ., now of St . Louis . Price $ 1 35 . Sent by moil , post paid , to any part of tho United ttales , on receipt of price . A . O . MOOHE & CO ., Agricultural Book Publishers mavl 3 t 140 , Pal ton-st- New York . ir a . liuiBiKD . JAKZS it nmciVBi ) 11 . G . & J . II . HIBBAKD , GENERAL COMMISSION AND FORwardlng merchants . Office , No 138 North Main Street ...

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CONTESTS . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 August 1859

CONTESTS . Domestic Fowl ™ , . 280 Wire Vermin Proof 1 Corn Crib . ™ ....- ............ 3 T < 0 Will you Ever Learn ...... 30 * 1 Eemarbublo Fountain in Florida « 309 Tho Dairy . . „ . 310 Prlco of Wheat In War „ „ 310 The Corn Crop 311 « JonKnu » ic % Uon ......... «; 311 Tim Manny Premium forlSW „ 311 Raising Cliickaaa . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . „ _ 311 Cropi in L n land ... ... \ 311 Our SutoFoir 3 t 3 S rjwberrloj .................. „ -... „ . 3 l 2 Cheat „ 313 BIackbi * rrio 3 ... 313 Attondutica at Fairs .. . 313 Manny Premium fur Twenty Acres Winter Wheat 3 U To the F * rraerior Illinois _ 314 Premium Crop of Wheat for I 860 ..- „ J 3 U Wheat 314 The Sugar CRIIO - 3 H Timothy Grass ... _ 315 Eastern Tree Peddlers 310 Norton s Settling Grape .-......- . . . . . . . 317 Hints for the Season 317 Worth Recollecting . 317 About ( he Proper Time to Cat Timber . 317 Valuable Receipts . _ jai 7 What is Expected or th « Farmer . „ 518 Potatoe Bread ,...... ™ .. 51 S Se ...

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Domestic Fowls—Their Rearing and Manage -ment , [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 August 1859

Domestic Fowls—Their Rearing and Management , BS c . it . BEHEXT , of Pon ^ htoepsio , New York . It is an old and trite axiom that , the thing worth doing at all , is worth doing well and this may well be applied to the keeping of fowls and other small stock , which too often , if kept at all , are a pest , nuisance and positive loss to the farmer , when they could , by a little attention , be made a source of much pleasure , comfort and profit . It is our object , in this little essay , to attempt to show how this desirable object may be attained . The writer has had many years personal experience in these matters , and has always considered (^ a . t ^ the , ^ comfort , both real and « pj ) areni , : ; a ^ a . Muhtty ^ residencej depends much upon ihe * order , tariety and taste displayed around the dwelling , exhibiting an index to discover the character of its inmates . Most farmers think turkeys , ducks , geese and chickens are things entirely beneath their notice ; but we are ...

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