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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
THE CtEVEtAND WOOL DEPOT , ESTABLISHED IN * THE WINTER OF 1854 , has been in operation over four years , during which period , though its progress has been Impeded by the adverse years of 1854 and 1857 ; the practicability of the phut has been clearly demonstrated . That tho house affords superior advantages , to the WOOL GROWERS OF THE . WEST , as aTfiedium for passing their wools Into the hands ofthe . manufacturer , is now no loog ^ r a question . But although a very largo number of Wool . Growers hare availed themselves of these advantages daring the last four years , yet , surprising as it may appear to many , our receipts have been larger from Merchants and . Wool-buyers than from Woolgrowers , and this may be accounted for mainly from the fact , that , as a class , Wool-growers have been more caaUy , influenced and misled than the former , by the statements of , a few operators who are . wholly opposed to all efforU ; hajiag lbr -their object the syatematlEtng of . the wool t...
* TABLE OF CONTENTS . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
* TABLE OF CONTENTS . FairD « y :........ m ... ~ ... „« .,. 81 The next sogar . cron „ . _ ... sft North American sheep .... « 81 Grafters ... ™ -.. „ .. „ .., ^ 90 Bowing . Graas 8 eed ... « .... w 83 Apple . tree Uce ... » .... U . « ... go Taxation— . 4 .. ; .. » .. » ..,. 83 Young orcharda « . „ . „ . „ . ^ . B Sparethebirds ..,. 84 . Evergreens- ......... 90 Trial at plows at the fitir .. 84 Chinese Sugar Cane ... _«« . 9 Derm s two-horse breaking The Manguel Wurt » ll .,.. « 92 plowa .. » ......- « ........... H 84 Lowprices «— . „„ ....... „ . „ 02 Give as work-.... „ ....,.,.. ™ 84 Grape eulture in Mis » ouri « 92 What can be done 84 drapes .. 1 .. ,..... t . „ 92 Chinese Sugar Cane .... ..... 85 Cbifdrenin the flower garDomMtii recipes ^ . . . . . . . „ . 85 . den » . ; ..... — . „ .-.... „ 93 Brents , speculations on the The circus—the nowergar- . future , Ac .......... » ......... 86 den . ™ ... —« ... « .... „ mm 9 » Beans , peas , cabbage * , Ac ™ 87 Zsagricultnre decl...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
FOB SALE—CORN PLANTERS , REAPera and Mowers , various kinds , drills , various kinds , threshers , plows , and almost every other agricultural implement ^ may ¦ KtANCIB &amp; BABRELL . THBESHEESAJSD MOWERS AND BEApers , foraaleby gBANCfB A BAKRSLL . CARROT AND MANGUEL TyUJtiTaEL Seed , for rtusingfood for stock , for sale by suy 22 FHAHCia &amp; BARTU . LL .
Page 15 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
B . B . LLOYD , DENTIST , OFFICE OS KOBTB FHTfl BTKEET , OVBB J . aATBmVU S . SPBJO « GyXEIJ » r XIX . A DENTAL PRACTICEOEEIFTEEH TiEAKSWABBArlTa him in saying that nil operations shall be carefully and neatly performed . . lie Is in possession of several premi ums and diplomas awarded by the best institutes for the promotion of science and arts in the country . Teeth inserted , from one tooth to full sets , as substantial and handsome as can be had many city of the United States or Europe ; Artificial palate plates inserted , supplying the want or loss of the palate , velum and would , so as to restore articulation . Befer to Prof . David Gilbert , Pennsylvania College of Medicine , Philadelphia ; Hon . J . S . Black , Washington City ; Bev Br . Harksy . Illinois University ; firs . Helm , Evan and Wal lace : Messrs . Jacob Loose , J . 8 . CondeU , J . U . Gray , Eoraelman , Owen , Corneau &amp; Diiler . June , 1857 . . .
Page 15 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
The Manny JPrtsel ^ * . r WHAT FABMER W 1 XX WIN IT *&lt;^ jk Thankfui ^ for tho patronage extended to us , and wishingIS * promote the Interests ef the FarmerB who have done BO much for us , we novo . presented one of our : HuUy . Improved &lt; Macbines to the Illinois State Agricultural Socletjr , To be given as a prize * for the , BKST . WHEAT FIELD . Qmiat open to oil Ftjrmert . Talcott , Emerson A * UOi , . HOOCEsaORS OP - - - ** - MASHY . &amp; XO . / , RnCKRftRTt ....-... ..-. . _ . „ . 1 .... 7 .... 1 . lUJXOIs . Uannfactnrers of ¦ JOHS H . MAKNfS EEABER AND HOWEK , . COMBINED , .. . . ¦ AND SINGIE MOWEK . GREATLY IMPROVED F . OR 1858 , Which received the ., ¦ - . . GOLD MEDAL ¦ ¦ ,. * • Ofthe UNITED STATES AGRICDtTUBAL SOOIETr , for . * - being , tha . _ * - Best Combined Machine In America 1 . After a trial oli &gt; veraweefc . -incoinpetition wlth « other JIachines , atSyracase ) iB July but - -: ¦ FBICES , ( besides freight , for two-horse...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
Illinois Central Mail IZoad . XA 79 DS FOR SAXE ; THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD Company invites the attention of Agriculturalists and Fanners to the fertile lands adjacent to their Road , which are offered for sale upon low terms , and long credit at low rates of interest ; Itis tho policy and wishoftbo Company to sell all their lands to actual settlers ; and no indncementis offered to speculators ; In fact none wiUbe sold on long credit , without the distinct obligation of cultivation . Illinois occupies the -most central position of the Western States , and comprises the moit fertile section of the . belt of land extending from tlie Atlantic Ocean to the Missouri . River , and Including New York , Now Jersey , Pennsylvania , Ohio . Indiana , Illinois , Michigan ; Wisconsin , Iowa and Northern Missouri . - Unlike tho States North of us , tho productions are not checked by rigorous winters , —por is tho heat of summer oppressive . The lands West of the Missouri River gradually and r...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
B . F . FOX , Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Hardware , IN ALL ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES , HAS NOW IN STORE one ofthe largest and best assortments cf goods in bis line • rer offered in this market . Importing many styles of English goods direct , and purchasing bis American goods of the manufacturers nt the lowest ( cash ) prices , he ifl-enabled to offer merchants and consumers goodsat the West prices , and en as favorable toons as any house cist or west . His stock embraces a very large and complete assortment of Agricultural Tools and Implements ! afthelatestandmostlmproved kinds and qualities . Reapers , Mowers , Straw Cutters , Hedge Trimmers , Sickles Grots and Pruning Books , Cradles , Scythes , Snaths , forks , Hoes , Shovels , Scoops , Axes ( a \\ kinds and makes ) , Picks , Mattocks , fan Milts , Seal Separators and Thralling Machines . HOUSE FURNISHING &amp; BMIDEBS WAREHOUSE . Large and complete assortment of Locks , Latelus , Butts , Hinits , Screws , Bolts , Brads ,...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
THE ILLINOIS . mutual tire Tnsui-ance Co . LOCATED AT ALTON ILLINOIS . CHASTEBED FEB . 23 , 1839 . ORGANIZED APML 4 . 1839 . Amount of premium notes in force February 1 st , 1856 , constituting a fund for the payment of Louses , $ 800 , 000 . 00 , Secured by a Hen on property insured , valued at over $ 9 , 000 , 000 ! fl ^ HIS company insures dwellings , 3 torcs , warehouses , uinnnX . factories , mills , barns , stable * and the contents of each , together with every other similar species of property -within the State , from LOSS OR DAMAGE BY FIRE ! The Directors feel justified in recommending this company to the favorablo consideration of tho citizens of Illinois . Every one insured becomes a member , tho company being an association of customers—eacli of whom is concerned fn insuring bis neighbor . As tho-in damnification fuud augments in exact ratio with the increase of risks , the capital of the company it comparatively exhanstless ; and tho entire safety of the institution mus...
Page 16 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 June 1858
KUHNS &amp; HAINES &amp; B . JEJ ? IMU * lfi : JS 9 RIJLMJS ! THE BEST NOW IN USE . THIS DRILL TOOK THE TWO FIRST Premiums at the late State Fair of Illinois held at Teoria ; also at the State Fairs of Wisconsin and Ohio . This Brill iriU BOW Whtat , J ? . ye . Got * , Barley , Buckwheat . Rice , Hemp , flax , TimoUty , Clover and Millet Seed , without any vhange of fixture ?; can be regulated in one minute to sow any quantity or kind of Seed . Warranted fbrdurability and -workmanship . Go . » d and responsibb agents wanted in every county in the Suite Circular- ! sent to anv address . Those wanting drills should order early . ~ Apply to B . KUHNS A CO ., raar 2 C . T 6 m . wli Springfield , Illinois .
BRACELET , [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
BRACELET , RAISED BY JAMES N . U 1 UWN , BKRUS , 1 LI .. BRACELET is ^ at rounj was calved June 2 C , 4852 ; got by Vandal , ( 2 , 065 . ) 1 st dam , Miss Bowers , by Accident , ( 191 ;) 2 d darn , Beauty , by Accommodation , ( 2 . 907 ;) 3 d dam , Poll , by J a son of Tecuniseh , ( 5 , 400 ;) -= = 5 th dam , by Tecuniseh , ( 5 , 409 . ) BitACKLKT won the first prize || at the State Fair at Springfield ) — for two year old heifer , in 2854 , 3 and at Chicago , for three year § old , in 1855 , and at the r Skuga ^ . s inon and Morgan County- Faira she won the-first prize in 1855 ,
Baize , or Indian Corn . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
Baize , or Indian Corn . It is said that-the native country , of , this valuable grain is not determined . It was found in cultivation among the Indians on the first discovery of America . It was unknown to the ancient Greek and Roman writers , and it is not mentionedby the earlier travelers in Persia , China , India and other parts of Asia , and Africa ; and who were minute in describing . the productions ofthe countries theyVjaited . The claim that it came originally- from India or the Western coast of Africa , is not well sustained . There is corn now forind in Africa , but the probabilities ; are : in . fa . vor . of the seed having been i fumish . * d 8 frQm , this continent : Her centlyithas been noticed ih / a ,, wild state . In the Keportof one of the Bailroad . Exploring Expeditions across this continent , it is stated that the Make or Indian corn was thus found : It was a perfect . corn ; but each kernel was inclosed ¦ in ,. ;» husk , iWe have seen this variety . vM &a...
y _ «—¦¦ - ' / Draining . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
y _ «—¦¦ - \ / Draining . JfThe attention of formers has recently been directed to the subject of drainage . Many farms the present season would have yielded large and profitable crops if they had been underdrained that now will remain unimproved . We do not suppose that many farmers have at present the . ability to drain their farms . But as farms are reduced , and thorough cultivation is practiced—as we aim more and more to make our farms our permanent homes—the subject of draining will be more thought of and the plan practiced . We find a good essay on this subject in the Homestead : ¦ . MISCONCEPTION IN REGARD TO DRAINAGE . —Every new idea in agriculture is greeted with about as much persecution , as pertains to new doctrines in theology . It has to make its way in the world against the combined assaults of ignorance , stupidity , and ridicule . No class , perhaps , are more afraid of new ideas than our farming population , and among none is a desired reform . so long in reachin...
varieties of Food . " - . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
varieties of Food . - . Truly is it said there is no accounting for tastes—we-know of . some of the strange anomalies ,, which the tastes of different nations present , but their utter , discordancy is all but appalling wheuthey are all , or many of them presented at bnce . Bead the following , and theu imagine yourself at a table with a , bill of fare presenting-all the luxuries and varieties mentioned . ( We copy from an addeess of E . F . Sherman , given before the Middlesex North Agricultural Society , Mass . ) : The comparative value of animal and vegetable food , h as been a frequent source of * discussion and contention . Men who have contended for an exclusively vegetable diet , have been , in general , men of weak stomachs , if not of weak heads ; dyspeptics , and grumblers , who , havingsuffercd long from sour stomachs , have become soured throughout . But they have in vain attempted to support their theo- * rics against the deductions of the anatomist , the natural instin...
New rjghtnlng Bods , [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
New rjghtnlng Bods , Wc have been shown a new style of lightning rod , made from sheet eopper , rolled into circular form , in such manner as to present a greatly increased surface to the fluid , and thus conduct it to the ground with greater speed and safety than the rod now in ordinary use . In reference to the utility of lightning rods in general , we find the following remarks in the patent office report for 1854 : If there be one time more than another , says a late writer on electricity , in which man feels that he is entirely in the hauds of One mightier than himself , in which all hU personal pride sinks in the conviction of his utter helplessness , it in when the forked holts of heaven glaro about him with frightful brightness , and the dread artillery of the skies stans him with its deafening peals , and shakes the very earth on wh ch he treads . Then , I tay , it , is that his conscience tells him how entirely dependent he is ; and how , in a moment , the next flesh might...
"Slay to see the Balloon Go Up !" [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
Slay to see the Balloon Go Up ! Mr ., Editor : On the 22 d June a stout , healthy-looking man of about 23 years—ratter rough exterior—rhis elbows very nearly . out , his hat a great deal worse for wear—tobacco juice staining the corners of his mouth—was seen swaying and lounging near a grocery ^ Espying an acquaintance from the country who was bustling about doing up some little business , and manifestly anxious , to return to his farm , he hailed him— John , going home ? ain t you-going to see the balloon go up ? No , I can t stay ; too much jrork at home ; can t lose an hour ; just got some early corn ; mean to have a lot of corn ; twill pay well next fall . Sam , you Bad better go home , too ; youll want some corn . next fall . But Sam wouldn t gy . He spent the afternoon loitering about—spent all the money he had in his pockets—spent his credit , and drove up to his home about midnight , pretty much spent himself . It took him a whole day to recover from his balloon ^ speculatio...
The Northern Sugar Crop . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
The Northern Sugar Crop . Mr . Editor : It would be wonderful , indeed , if we should hot have enough hot weather to mature our-sugar cane crop the present season . This crop is not benefited by early planting . What it wants is , —when it is planted , to-be planted on good kind ground , and to be . cultivated well . So soon as the hot weather sets in it grows , and rapidly attains maturity . Last year cane seed planted late in June matured well . I believe it will do the same thing planted the last part of the month . Late falls almost always follow , late springs . Will the planting of sugar cane seed pay those of our farmers who are near enough to the proposed mill to deliver the cane there f What are . the estimates of a * crop of Chinese sugar cane ? The first question must be answered by the farmer ; and I * will endeavor to-answer the other ; and JOT the basis of that answer I will takethe statement of Joseph S . Levering , of Pennsylvania . Mr . Levering manufactured juice f...
« , The . Sugar Cant Crap . ¦ [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
« , The . Sugar Cant Crap . ¦ Editor of Farmer : The papers contain accounts of hig h waters on the lower Mississippi , the breaking of the levees and submerging of plantations . The losses of crops , it is said , may be estimated by millions . It would not be strange , under the circumstances , indeed the fact is very probable , that the injury to the sugar crop may be so great as ^ to eause the renewal of the high prices that ruled last year . If that should prove to be the case , our farmers would find it for their interest to raise sufficient Chinese sugar cane the present seaso n for the manufanture of sugar and m 0 losses for consumption b y their families . Last fall many families saved a good deal of money , and secured themselves many comforts by . means of the molasses they ruamifac lured themselves . A number of farmers could join together and purchase a mill and boilers , and save their cost tho first year . ¦ May 30 , ! o 8 . . J . S . .
Tiic Lawtoa Blackberry . [Newspaper Article] — Illinois Farmer — 1 July 1858
Tiic Lawtoa Blackberry . Editors of the Farmer : Vov three or four years the Eastern Agricultural papers have contained advertisements offering for sale the Law ton Blackberry , accompanied by a cut representing a large and most beautiful blackberry , calculated to make one s mouth water . It had very much that effect on me . — Two years ago last fall , ( 1856 , ) I sent to Mr . 3 ? . Trowbridge , New Haven , Conn ., for-a dozen of the plants , which , with the express , charges , cost me just six doVars and fifty cents . They came in good time , and I planted them out well , according to directions . The next spring three or four sprouted and sent up small shoots , but before fall all had died but one plant , and the shoots of that had grown but a foot hi g h . supposing mat my iaimre was not from my own neglect , or fault of the soil , and still having in my mind s eye the luscious fruit of which wc had read and heard so much last fall a year , ( 1 S 5 S , ) I sent for some two do...