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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

RED ASTRACHAN . —A fruit of extraordinary beauty , first imported into England with tho White Astrachan , from Sweden , in 1816 . It bears abundantly with us , and its singular richness of color is heightened b y an exquisite bloom ou the surface of the fruit , like that of a plum . It is one of the handsomest dessert fruits , and its quality is good , but if not taken from the tree as soon as ripe , it is liable to become meally . Ripens from the last of July to the middle of August . Fruit pretty large , rather above the middle size , and very smooth and fair , roundish , a little narrowed towards the eye . Skin almost entirely covered with deep crimson , with sometimes a little greenish yellow in the shade , and oscasionaHy a little russet near the stalk , and covered with a pale white bloom . Stalk rather short and deeply inserted . Calyx set in a slight basin , which is sometimes a little irregular . Flesh quite white , crisp , moderately juicy , with an agreeable , rich , acid...

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Premium Corn . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

Premium Corn . In company with Prof . Turner we visited the farm ot Mr . Litton , a mile south of tho Fair grounds , st Jacksonville , to examine the fields of corn , entered for the premium for the best five acres of corn . Mr . L . has two pieces , ono of which he intends shall take the first , aud the other the second premiums , thus by a coup d etat , he intends to carry the whole thing Looking at theimmense growth of the stalk , the myriads of huge cars , it looks as though he would carry all before him . The rows are about three feet wide , and in hills half that distance , each hill with two to three stalks , aud each stalk contain ing two to three ears , seldom one each . We have never seen a large field like this such a perfect cane brake—such an immense crop . We will make no attempt at guessing , as it K to be accurately measured . We hope our friends who visit the Fair and and have friends with them from the east , will take a look at this corn field , for it will then b...

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The Fair Grounds . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

The Fair Grounds . JACKSONVILLE , August SI , I 860 . With a view of making personal inspection of the Fair grounds , we arrived in this city at five o clock this morning , and after partaking of an excellent breakfast at tho Dunlap House , ( which , by the way , is one of the largest and best kept houses in the State , and selected as the head-quarters of the Executive Committee of the State Society , ) we called on Prof . J . B . Turner , and after spending several hours with him on his own grounds , of which wc shall speak in another place , he accompanied us to the Fair grounds . The city of Jacksonville is one of the most delightful of rural towns ; with wide , well graded streets , good side walks , lined with an abundance of shade trees , ample yards , filled with trees , shrubs and plants . It has an attractive , a vigorous rural beauty , that is most gratif ying to the visitor . The American White Elm is tho principal shade tree , with a sprinkling of Black Maple , ( Acer N...

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A Few Hours in Sopi . il Chat with Prof . J . b Turner at his Home . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

A Few Hours in Sopi . il Chat with Prof . J . b \ Turner at his Home . All know Prof . Turner , either personally or by reputation . By some he is considered too progressive , by others impracticable , and by very many of his friends who know him best , as a truly scientific and practical man . But however people may differ , all allow hiui sincerity , and indomitable perseverance , and an abundance of the milk of human kindness ; to sum up , they place him on the list of useful men , after deducting all of his supposed or real defects . Wc have for a long tiuie been anxious to make him a visit , and not until to-day ( 21 st ( has that wish been gratified . 11 IS HOME GROCDS Contain sixteen acres adjoining the Deaf and Dumb Asyluni , in the city of Jacksonville . These acres are enclosed on the street by an Osage hedge , so perfect that nothing but village boys ever get through , and they are not often tresspassers on his grounds . — Three cross fences divide the grounds into four s...

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Corrcspondenee . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

Corrcspondenee . iLLtSOIS SUXK AoBIOtn-TtFBAL SOCtBTT 8 ROOMS , j . SHUK & FKLD , August 28 , 1860 . J EDITORIrjinf OIB PABDIER . ^ I ; have the pleasure to hand ypuj and request the publication of the Report of James N . Brown , Esq ., the Commissioner of this Society , on the subject of the Pleuropneumonia / I bespeak for it a careful perusal Vy your readers , and am quite sure it will go far to relieve the fears and . quiet the apprehensions of the farmers and stock-breeders who may desire to bring their cattle to our coming State Fair at Jacksonville . Papers throughout the State please , copy . Tours , respectfully , JOHN P . REYNOLDS , Cor . See y : GSOTK PJLBX ; Angasi 80 , 1 S 60 . J .. P . RsTXOLDS , ESQ ., - * . • ~ rOor . Sicfy Illinois State AgriculturalSoctoty < : DEAR SIR : —The Executive Committee at Bloomington , on the 27 th of June last , passed the following resolution :,. Resolved , That Jas . K . Brown be ap ^ - pointed a Commissioner , wi...

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American Pomological Society . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

American Pomological Society . This Society holds its annual meeting in Philadelp hia , commencing the 11 th of September , and continuing throughout the week . We have the honor of being the member of the General Fruit Committee for this State , of which fact we were but recentl y notified . We shall endeavor to have the fruits of this State then and there represented , and invite our friends to send packages of specimens to the meeting . Send by Express , to Thos . P . James , Esq ., for American Pomological Society , Philadelphia ; enclose a list of the-fruits in the box , and send a duplicate to M . L . Dnnlap , Champaign , 111 . Ship say 5 th to 6 th September , so that they will be sure to reach there in time . As our own State Fair is held at the same time , it is not possible for us to be present . . —

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"Western Printing . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

Western Printing . , « . [ From tbe Typographic Advertiser , Philadelphia . ] We have received from Ballliftcbc £ Baker , of Springfield , two volumes , containing the Proceedings of the Grand Lodge , and of the Grand Koyal Arch Chapter of I llinois . We presume that they are sent as specimens of the wort executed at their printing office ; and we are happy to express our opinion that these books give quite satisfactory proof of the typographical taste and capabilities of this energetic Western house . - Thank you , friend Advertiser . Of air tbe numerous compliments paid our book and job printing department we prize the above most highly , because it comes from parties whose judgment in such matters cannot be impeached . The Advertiser is published by L . Johnson & Co ., proprietors of the oldest and most extensive type foundery in the Union , and is itself much the neatest specimen of newspaper typography on our exchange list . —Illinois State Journal .

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EDITOR'S TABLE . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

EDITORS TABLE . The September sun , mellowed by the approaching autumn , Is sinking into the west and we again take a seat at the Oreside of tbe readers of theFABirxB- The . burthen of our converse Is the abundant crope , —the better times and the plana for Improvement—a fence here , a building there , and shade trees along yonder border ; the small fruits that we are to plant when spring shall again Bend tbe sunup the southern Bky ; the orchards that we shall set before winter shall lay an embargo on the earth ; tbe boosing of the potatoes and other vegetables ; husking of the corn that has made such wonderful returns . ; the fall plowing of the stubble for the coming season and the general garnering of the products of the summer , all these are topics of deap interest , which we may discuss with pleasure and profit . - A PBOPOSED EXOUBSIOV . —It has been suggested that an excursion to some prominent farmer , one who takes an Retire part in our State agricultural and horticultural ...

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State Fairs for 18 GO . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

State Fairs for 18 GO . National Horse Show , Springfield , Mass .. Sept . 4— T . Illinois , Jacksonville ** 10—14 . Vermont , Burlington 11—14 . Pomological Soclety . Fhlladelphia 11—14 . Kentucky , Bowling Green 18—22 . Nebraska , Omaha IB—21 , Pennsylvania , Wyoming 22—26 . St . Louis , St . Louis 24—29 . Wisconsin , Madison ..... 24—27 . Maine , 26—26 . Ohio , Dayton .... 26—28 . United States , Cincinnati , Upper Canada , Hamilton ,.............. „ .... ! .. ** lowa-IowaCity r .. Oct . 1— - New York , Elmlra . ... * ... 2— Oregon , 9—Indiana , Indianapolis 15—20 . Georgia , Augusta : 22—27 . Alabama , . „ . A Oct . 29 to Nov . 2 . COUNTY-FAIRS . UX 1 S 0 IB . Wabash Valley Pair , Par is ... Sept . 4—8 . Henry , Cambridge Oct . 8—5 . Schuyler , Rushville 8—8 . Ogle , Oregon Sept . 25 V 28 . De Kalb , Sycamore Oct . 4— 6 . Cass , Virginia Sent . 4—7 . Carroll , Mt . Carroll ¦ 17—19 . Champaign , Urbana . , W—21 . DuFage , Wheaton 26—28 . liancoclc , Carthage . — . . . * 19—21 . L...

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OOMMEEOIAL . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

OOMMEEOIAL . SPRINGFIELD MARKET—Ana . 21 . . WHEAT—Winter S 6 @ 95 o j LARD—10 c # lb ; spring 65 @ 75 c ; SUGAR—9 @ ll > Xc $ 1 B > : PLOUR —» 5 QQ @ G OO ^ t bbl ; COPPEE—W © 16 c & tt ; CORN—25 c & bu : MOLASSE 9—45 ® G 5 c © gal CORN MEAL—50 c 8 bu ; SALT—91 T 5 S sack ; OATS—15 c m bu ; SALT— $ 2 10 H bbl ; BEANS—Sl @ l 258 bu : MACKEREL—12 @ 18 No 1 ; BRAN—10 c H bu ; CODFISH—* 5 ffi 100 ; SHORTS—16 c S bu ; APPLES—Dried , $ 1 50 $ bu POTATOES—New , 25 @ 30 c ; WOOD— $ 2 50 @ SScord ; HAY—* 7 @ 9 S ton ; COAL—9 c « bu ; TALLOW—8 c ^ ft ; WHISKY—I 8 @ 25 c S gal ; SOAP—Bar , 3 @ 6 c & ft ; VINEGAR—10 c $ cat ; CANDLES—121-2 c # box ; BROOMS —« l 5 @> 400 ¥ do BACON—Hams 12 @ 14 W lb BUTTER—12 @ 15 c S B >; CHICKENS— $ 1 25 # doz ; HIDES—Dry , best , 10 @ llc ; BROOM CORN— $ 120 ^ ton ; HIDES—Green , 6 Jtfc ; BACON—Sides , 10 c $ lb ; APPLES—Green , 40 @ 50 c ; SGG 3-6 @ Tc 8 dot ; F £ ATHER 5-S 5 @ ...

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Page 17 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

20 , 000 CONCORD GRAPE VINES , ; At Greatly Reduced Prices . S 3 FERDOZBN - - ? -: £ l 5 * EH . IOO . THE VINES ARE REMARKABLY strong and well grown . We have fruited ! this Grape . for four years at this point . -. The most severe , winter has not damaged It in the least , nor has It been effected by the rot . Tbe fruit at this date Is coloring finely on the vines . It is the great Grape ofthe prairie region .. Plants- wtU be securely packed for transportation . . -..:, _ . JAMES SMITH . A SON , -Dea Moines , Iowa . August 18 , I 860 . . ., . ¦ . - ( - seplSm T \ R . BAAKEE TREATS ALL DISEASES . Special attention given to all Chronic Diseases—Coughs , Cr oup , Consumpt ion , Influenza , Asthma , Bronchitis—aU diseases of the nose , month , throat and lungs ; all skin diseases of every description successfully treated—Lumbago , Lumbar Abscesses , Scrofula , Rheumatism , Gout , Neuralgia , FaralysiB , Epilepsy or Convulsions , Dyspepsia . Dysentery , Siarrhocea . — The very worst cas...

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Page 18 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

¦ • % > 4 ^ SECURITY . ^> I ^ gii s » - | _ JplI U 6 j ^ i * y _ LYONS PATENT C O I » £ > E H LIGHTNING RODS Have been extensively used for five years in tho states of New England , New York , Pennsylvania , Ohio , Michigan , Indiana , Illinois , Wisconsin , Minnesota and Iowa , and have always given the most perfect satisfaction : for everything that science or experience baa shown to be essential to form PERFECT LIGHTNING RODS , has been adopted In their construction , Copper Rods have from Jive to * ewn times as much conducting power as new Iron Rods . Copper Rods do not rust but will retain their conducting power for years . Copper Rods need no point E . Merfaio , of Brooklyn , Says , paint destroys tho conducting powerofnny Rod . READ OUR CIRCULARS and see what the most scientific and practical men in tbe country say of them . We havo reports from almost every ono who has investigated tho science and principles of Electricity , and all are fa fa...

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Page 18 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

THE MQUIBTONSHELLER AND HORSE POWER . MANUFACTURED B Y J . C . CARE . For particulars address ISAAC P . ATWATER , Morris , Grundv County , Illinois . The most perfect , substantial and economical Farmer s Sheller ever built . BLOOSUHGTOI- , April 11 th , 1860 . Mr . Issac P . Atwater : SIR : —In answer to your questions , I will * state that since 10 th November lost , I have shelled with the McQUISTON TWO HORSE POWER ELEVATOR SHELLER , over 45 , 000 bushels of Com , with less than » 5 expense for repairs , and my machine Is still in good running order and will probably shell as much more . I have shelled , cleaned perfectly and sacked SO bushels in one hoar , and can do it any day with good corn . Would not sell my machine at any price , if I could not get another lust like it . Two light horses have done all tins Shelling and kept fat . I shell and car my own corn at an expense of one ana a half cents per bushel . Tours respectfully , WM . YREELAND , Corn Buyer , at O . A . &a...

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Page 19 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

^ n- HEELEB & WILSON SEWIHG SA OB I K H S . No . 133 North . Fourth Street , St . Louis , Mo The elegance , speed , nolselessness and- simplicity ofthe machine ; tbe beauty and strength of the stitch ; being alike on both sides , impossible to ravel , and leaving no chain or ridge on the under side , * theeconomy of thread and adaptability to the thickest or thinnest fabrics , have rendered this the TOR HOST SUCCESSFUL AKD POPOLAB Family Sewing HI a chine How Made . At my office , IseliatNewYorkprlces , andgive INSTRUCTIONS FREE OP CHARGE , to enable purchasers to aew ordinary Beams , hem , fell , qtiilt , gather , bind and tuck , all on the same machine , and warrant for three years . The following commendations are selected from a mass or similar documents , with which a volume might easily be tilled . We feel gratified to know that many other persons of the highest literary , political and social standing In this country , have volunteered their warm approval of our F...

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Page 19 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

TO ¦ ;;¦• Architects , Builders , CARPENTERS , - M ACH IN I ST S , ^ . AHn DECORATORS . : NOW . PUBLISHING WEEKLY , TBS .- ; - . Architects 7 ami Mechanics ,. JOURNAL , The only Illustrated Weekly pubiicaUonT of its kind In this country , and Indispensable to all engaged In Building and Mechanical Operations . - . : - \ i ; i . sl-. -. v- ; EDITED BX- PRACTICAL MEN . , Who are well known as among the ablest men In this country . Every week , Illustrations appear of great practical utility , such as ¦ ¦ - - * , .. • - ; ,,..,. J EngraTings of New Buildings Already erected , now going-up , or Intended for erection , In different parts ofthe country . . - ^ Designs and Working Details Connected with Building operations , of great value to Architects , Builders and Carpenters . The Mechanical Department Is enriched by Engravings connected with new Inventions , as well as a complete synopsis of everything which is going forward in tbe Mechanical World . Subscription , $ 2 per annum , hva...

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Page 19 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 September 1860

B . B . LLOYD . P E IN TIST , ( omen 6 s BOOTH ** TF * H BTBSKT , ovkn j , aiTBuns * s . , - } - ? r-- :. ;; Spnnjffield , 1 U ; 1 , A DENTAL ^ PRAGTiOE-OP EOTEEN XVyears warrants him in saying that all operations shall he carefully and neatly performed . Hejs Inpossesslon of several premiums and diplomas awarded by the best Institutes for tbe promotion of science * tnd arts In the country . Teeth inserted , from one tooth to full sets , as substantial and handsome as can be had In any city of the United States or Europe . Artificial palate plates inserted , supplying the want or loss of the palate , volutn and would , so as to restore articulation . ... t . . - -Refer . to Prof . David Gilbert ; . Pennsylvania Coilegebf Medicine , Philadelphia ; Hon . J . S . Black , Washington City : Rev . Dr . Harkey , Hiinois University ; Drs . Helm , Kyan and Wallace ; Messrs Jacob Loose , J . S . Condell , J . H . Gray , posselman , Owen , Comeau k Dlller . Jnne 7-1859 M ^ h 0 / «?// ECONOMY !...

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