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AN INDEPENDENT WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO MATTEKS OF GENERAL INTEREST TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE.
BROWNVILLE, NEjMAHA COUNTY, N. TV, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1856.
IS EDITED AND FCBUSHED ETEBT SATCRD AT ET
R. W. FURNAS,
'vEeconi Street, bet. Kaia trd "7ater,
' (Lake's Block.)
imOWXVILLE, N. T.
' Fcr one year (invariaW j in advance), $2,00
. six months, - - - ' 1,50
. KATES OF ADVERTISING:
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" three months,
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paincss Oris of six lines or les3 one year,
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.Announcing candidates for office,
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No advertisements -will he considered by tho year,
oiflcss fpeeified on the manuscript, or previously
-reed upon between me ikwhs.
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fed number of insertions, will be continued until or-
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-AU haded advertisements char-od double the above
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Idrcrti-vmcnts oh the insiae exclusively . wm u
chafed extra. . . '
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t everr other kind tf work that may be called for.
'tfaviT! purchased, in connection with the " Advet-
tiser OSce.an extensive ana exceueni vaneiy o.
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tvlej, jveare prepared to do any kind of
cd-iH the' above Cutalpgue, with ncat-
ness and dispatch.
The Proprietor, who; having had on extensive ex
perience, will rive his tiersonal attention to thisorancn
'if bjifiinc&s. aiid: hopes, in his endeavors to please,
both in the excellence of his work. and. reasonable
ckarc1., to receive a-share of the public patronage
- . OSCAR F. LAKE & CO.,
t nm nun inn
MNU- W1U LU1
- . OFFIGE-c-i Uain. tet. 1st and 21 Sta
Brownville, N. T.
' A. S. HOLLIDAY, M. D.
: BROWNVILLE, K. T.;
. Srfic'Us a share of public patronage, in the various
branches oT his profession, from the citnens of Brown
ville and vicinity.
. W. HOBLITZELL & CO.,
WHOLES ALS AD RETAIL DEALERS IN
DRY GOODS. GROCERIES.1
V Quecnsware, Hardware,
. Stoves, ICiX-fii i turo .
J3IIOWNVIELE, N. T.
. MISS MUY AV. TURNER,
i i t I IT ' CT : .1 . tw it'.
. JLxxcl Dross IVTxlior-!
Tirst ' Street, tet-sreea Kaia and "Water,
- BROWNVILLE, N. T.
Bonnrls ami Irimmirris alicavs on hand.
. C. W. WHEELER,
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER.
T. L.' RICKETTS,
J. D. N. THOMPSON,
A7T0E?3EY AT LAW,
. .LOT AND LAND AGENTS;
BROWNVILLE, N. 7,
"Wll attend the Courts of Northern Missouri, Ne
braska and W estcrn Iowa.
JAMES W. GIBSON,
Second Street, between Main and Nebraska,
BROWNVILLE, N. T.
. ; It W. FURNAS,
UL1 fl Mill.
' . INSURANCE AGEIIT.
AND AGENT FOR
i nninni Tin f i ni prrrnTO
-A. B. JONES,; . v
THE WESTERN HON I.ER LAND HUNTER
DEALER ' IN HEAL ESTATE,
: OMAHA CITY, N. TV
JSTLands carefully lcxated, and entered for cus
tomers. Lots and Lands bought and sold.
R M. M'COMAS,;
. AND OBSTETRICIAN,
- ' " NEMAHA CITY, N. T. .
Tenders his professional services to tho cititons of
B. E. HARDING. C. C. EIITBOTGII B.; F. TOO-iER.
HARDiMGj KI&.3CUGH & C0r
JUatmfacturf r and Whotesah Dealers in
HATS,. CAPS & STRAW GOODS,
Ho 49 Main street, het. Olive and Pine, .
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Particular attention paid to manufacturing our
finest Hole IIat3.
C. V. . SNOW,
V r Accoucliour,
NUCKOLLS, RUSSELL, & CO.
"WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALtBS VH
" ILVRDW RE AND CUTLERY school, which task she accom-
Mpitipc titta QfnfT- '(pHshed with wonderful facility, at least
BOOtS & ShOCS. HatS & CiDS.
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QT7EENSWASE, ST0XEWAEE, TINWARE,
. ctovp Pin.tn.
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Also X. nrnunre ci au sinas, vviuquw oasu, sc
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Land Agent and xTotary Public, r
Archer, Richardson county, N. T.
Will nractice in the Courts of Nebraska, assisted
by Harding and Llennett, Nebraska City,
JACOB S AFFORD, -
iiuorne v -anu vouiibt'iiur at jujiw.
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GENERAL INSURANCE AND IAND AGENT.!
And Notary Public.
Nebraska City Nebraska Territory,
WILL attend promptly to all bui.ncss cntrcsk-a
to his care, in Nebraska Territory and West-
! em Iowa, ' , I .
September 12, 1S55. vlnl5-ly
SPRIGMAN & BROWN,
RAILROAD AND STEAMBOAT
And General Commission Merchants,'
Xo. 46, Public Landing.
: CINCINNATI, OHIO.
P. L.MC C ARV,
Brownville, N. T.
Nebraska City, X. T.
BRADFORD, McLENNAN & MeGARY,
ATTflRIJBYS AT LAW
SOLICITERS IN CIIANCERY.
Brownville and Nebraska City,
BEIN3 permanently located in tho Territory, we
will give our entire time an 1 attention to the
practice of our profession, in all its branches. Mat
ters in Litigation, Collections of : Debts, Sales and
Purchases of Real Estate, selections of Lands, .Lea
tine of Land Warrants, and all other business eo
trusted to our management, will roueivo proinptaad
faithful attention. i
Nuckolls, ,'. Nebraska City?
Win. Ilobliizell & Co-
Hon. James Craij,
Hon. James ii. Hughes,
Rt. Joseph, Mo.,
Bt. Lcuis, Mo.,
Messrs. Crow, Jlctreary & Co.
Messrs. S. G. Hubbard & Co.,
Hon. J. Mr. Love,
June 7, 1856.
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.. J. POITLETOX. , "WM. X. .5YEI-8.
rorrLETox & BYERS, i
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
And General Land Ajrentsj,
OMAHA, NEBRASKA. '
Land Warrants Bcnslit and Sold.
LAND ENTERED ON TIME
STECIAL attention given to the selection and en
try of Lands for Settlers, acd all nth era jKirin
choice locations. e
Land Claims, Town Lot and all kinds of Real Es
tate, bought and sold and investments made for dis
JOHN S. HOYT,
County Surveyor and Land Ageit,
OF Richardson county, N. T., will attend pronrptly
to all business in his nrnfe.ion. when called on:
t sucn as i aying l axes, Recording Claims, Subdividing
.- - s - L
iana, ikying out Town Lots 'Drafting City Hats &o
ivesiuence ana fuiares ,
ARCHER, Blchardson co., N-.T.
J. HART & SOIT
saddle k mmi
Oregon, Holt County, Jlissonri.
Keen constantly on hand all doscrirtion of Harmcss
Saddles Bridles, Ac., 4e. . ,
. N. 1?. Every article ia our shop ia manufactured
by ourselvvnd warranted to five satisfaction.
W. P. LOAN,
JT.TOBDEY' AT LAW
. VT. THT AfFNT
LAND AND LOT AGENT
ARCHER, RICHARDSOX COUNTY, N. T.
olivek nzyrser. .
JAKES P. TISKE. '
TTJI. B. G1RI.IT.."
OLIVER BENNETT & CO., -
llanufacturers and Whalcsale Dealers in .
BOOTS AjNtE SHOES,
no. 8T HIAIN st'UEET,
oujiEutv, No. lol, CoTLNF.r. off Mais axd Lcctst.)
' - ST. LOUIS," MO.
(Written for the -Nebraska Advertiser.
ET TOM TURNIP.
Marry would lSJtaietpeare. .
That was the motto of Aunt ITan-
nah, and. had been almost from time indeed her cup of joy was nearlybrim
immemorial ; - that was tho motto most full! J ... ' - . ;: v..
prominent in the columns of her memo- Neighbor laid-in. a new suit
randum, lor tne last twenty years, at
my rate, and it occupied, at forty-five,
as prominent a station as ever, it
was a snare she never, left unadjusted,
a sail in her canvass that she never al-
lowed to be furled.
The title of "Aunt LTannah" had
been bestowed upon her more out of
respect by the. surrounding community
than the actual facts suggested, for she
hadn t a nephew or niece to my knowl-
edge, on the face of the earth; nor
ever had. Still she was, not ; an out-
cast, for she earned a livelihood by
training the "infant mind' of the neigh-
in her own mind.
: Whether her social affections had
eceived a shock in youth, by placing
hem for safe-keeping in the hands of
some inconstant lover, I am truly un-
ahle to say, though I rather incline to
hmk not; yet when she, in con versa-
ion, reverted back to youthful days,
he commonly heaved a sigh or two
before the subject was dropped. It
seemed she had a general antipathy
'or young folks in general, and "sweet
sixteen " in particular. In fact, she
was a perfect sample of "oldmaidism"
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m genera,, wuu me exception pernaps
that the strnnrhnr;Pf? nf fnt.nrft-vrff.lpf
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elicity never "died in her bosom."
" 'Tis a Ion: lane that has no turn "
is tbe language of anoldaclagoandit
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proved, strange to say, true enough in
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ncr ease. i. ounv, re u-iaceu coumrv-
man whose first "better half" had
proved to be his greatest earthly
treasure, was struck by the "charms"
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e a. it ' i -i " At
of Aunt Hannah and considering that
fcUU UttU AU1 aUUlUiCiiL LI lilt. UCCUj
"Wasting her fragrance on the desert air,".
aid siene to her affections m so master-
tt o inonn.r W tho r.Mnln
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vicinity, was half out, began to talk
secretly among themselves" of the ex-
pected match. '
He often came to the school of rainy
t i i .i ...ill
evenings, ami uenevoienuy assisieu
, fe ' .
her homo after dismission,, and it was
even rumored, brought hisplendied
team and "brand new" sleigh up to the
door on certain occasions, alighted,
assisted Aunt II to a seat therein,
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UIlll UlUU lUUfW iUtliVA Ul DUOl.1VlUUJj
"round-about" road home.
True enough, all these things
"wcrn't" other people's business, but
"other-people"- generally don't stop to
inquire, under such . circumstances, in
regard to their gossiping right, and they
didn't this time.
Youns folks, especially, those wno
i-,.0 o,;T.n. nT.fnWn.
. . ; .
cd to have a particular interest in the
matter not that they wished to be in
her prophesied situation, of course ! poor things, arc not very stout now. -but
because well, they didn't exactly Glasgow Railway Journal.
know why, themselves, bat it looked ' M '
so shocking it was so horrid to think 1 Some of our Western "river men
i ow ii a nn an was too mucn occupied
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nrmatters ot importance to nerselt to
heed all this storm of outraged gossip,
even if she had heard it which is not
the easiest thing in the world, when
one's cars are filled "chock-full" of wncn onc ot the,m on. vrim-r-ul0Ye.talUand
She went on with her . Mac, thundering cool morn
. - . - . in?.-
scJiool, and her life about the same as
usual. . . ,
Winter passed, spring came, and
with it the seemin ripenin of exist-
ing affection.' Her school closed, her
purse'opened and emptied its contents
into the drawer of the village merchant,
in exchange for "changeable" silk and
unsullied satin. A corresponding effect
was produced upon kei heart, ready
to be completely filled as soon as
Neighbor S . cordd. obtain a
"license," and a parson to execute the
document. , ".' '
At length the day was set,
. . "The day, the hour."
And the invitation speedily followed,
of all the friends of the fair bride elect,
not even slighting the 'gossipers, who
by this time had "given" all up for lost."
Aunt Hannah was particularly happy,
happier to all outward appearance than
she had been for the last score of years,
0t broad-cloth, purchased a new and
splendid lot of furniture, to furnish his
house from "cellar to garret;" and the
"signs of .the times" indicated that
something of import was certainly
o-oini? to haDnen. -
The splendid parlors of old Farmer
G were lighted up on the impor-
tant eve, and the company were
gathered around , the happy "Aunt."
The hour came the hour passed, and
Neighbor S did not make his ap
pearance! Hour after hour rolled
along, and he appeared not! At length
a step was heard upon the portico
three rapid strides, and. the door
opened and in stepped Neighbor S's
oldes son. "Father savs he can't be
here to-night, lie has just been married
U0 Sallie Heed, who lives over the creek!
Goodnight!" and he vanished. "Atjnt
Hannah" is teaching the little truants
at the "Poplar Bottom'1 school this
Uinter, with a few additional furrows
0n her brow.
OLD G0SB ON AHD HIS LADDIES.
John Gordon, who died dear Turriff,
Banffshire, some time ago, attained the
hSe of one nundred and tmrty-two.
All the travelers wno cnancedto call
at the neishbonns: inn of Turiff were
liniTnrmlv airGct(T(i W th(i uinrlv
Nr .r i I'll .i-
.urs. .Tuiiicu, tu -uju cutiiiiru oi tue
patriarch, "where they wad see," she
used to say, "the auldest man 'i Banff-
shire ay, ma the warld. Among
the visitors, one day, about the close
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of harvest, was a young Englishman,
n mmr. ,m n A-r nf thn
tage, accosted a venerable looking
man, employed in knitting hose, with,
r, i i 1 1 .
&0 m7 oia mena can 70U see Kmz
at your advanced period ot lite: one
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hundred and thirty-two is truly a rare
"Deil's in the man! it'll be my grand-
lather ye re seeking 1 m only seven
tv-three: yii find him round the
the corner the stranger encountered a
debilitated 0id man ose whitened
locks bore testimony of his having
long passed the meridian of life, and
tiie stranger at once conciuaea
to be Gordon himself. "You seem to
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be wonderfully fresh, my good sir, for
Rn nl(1 . t 'ht 't von have
experienced many vicisitudes in the
courscof your very long life." "What's
your wull, sir?" inrjuired the person
addressed, whose sense sof hearing was
somewhat impaired, lhe observation
was repeated. "0, ye'll be wanting
my father, I reckon; he's i' the yard
there." ' Tho stranger now entered the
garden, where he at last found the
venerable old man busily employed in
digging potatoes, and hnmming the
"Battle of Harlaw." "I bave had
some difficulty in finding you, friend,
as I successively, encountered your
grandson and son, . both of whom . I
mistook for you: indeed, they seem as
old as Yourself. Your labor is rather
, , v ftliVftncwi
Cir. . TCX)yie j0hn, "but I am thank
fa that I am able for't, as the laddies,
are not slow. coaches in telling long
the late : low : water
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timns. the river folk3 had nothing else
, ' , fluids an(1 solid.
1 smoke, and spin yarns. About
a dozen well known river captains,
pilots, etc., congregated the other day,
Cool says Mac, 'don't begin to be.
Why, boys, I've seen the water so cool
up the Missouri, that when I and Bob
Graham got into a skiff to cross the
river, aNorther swept down the s
1 j.T . knM rn -.lull . 'n 1 1
and the water began to chill. 'Pull,
says I, 'Bob, stick in your paddle, it's
going to freeze. .
. ''Tislreezing said Bob.
"Pull,' says I; and the ice began to
get a3 thick as window glass, afore we
rot out ten rods further, the ice was
as thick as a beef steak, and though
Bob and I kept a breaking up the ice,
and pushing the boat, it got so ahead
of us that wo dropped tho skiff; she
was froze in; we got out on the ice,
and run like to get ashore before
we froze to death!
ONot so very cold, that wani't nuther
says a vreatner-Dcaten pilot; now,
there's Jimmy Galglin and I were one
inving a ilock of sheep across a
prairie, near the Dlinois; ono of them
north yrmds swept down upon us; we
found we were going to freeze, so we
takes to our feet and runs about two
miles, to a woods, where we started a
fire, and laid up for the night It was
awful cold a fellow would roast on
the side to the fire and freeze on the
other. boys, the next morning
we goes out to the sheep; they wcro
huddled together; we commenced'start
ing 'em up; none of 'em would move:
and by thunder and Goliah! we found
'era all dead -froze together all in a
A Sign. A friend has furnished us
with the following copy of a sign over
the door of a respectable looking house
near Chichester, England. "Her lifs
l'oo quers a goos."
Any joker who can . translate the
above at one reading, can "take our
hat." We have frequently published
"the march of the schoolmaster," but
recollect nothing equal to this. Now
if you desire to have some fun, just ask
a friend to translate it. We subjoin a
solution: "Here lives one who cures
Mr. Heraud, anther of the "Descent
into Hell," was once annoying Douglas
Jerroldwith impertinent questions at
an unwelcome time. He queried
"By-thc-by, Mr. Jerrold, did you ever
read my "Descent into Hell:
"No, sir," thundered the infuriated
dramatist, "but I should like to SEEit.
A Distinction-. "Were you married
to this woman: asked a stern, Judge
with a solemn eye, of a man who was
called upon to pay her bills, as. a run
away husband; "were you united to
her in the holy bonds ot matrimony:
"Not married, exactly, yer honor,'
replied the man, squinting at her with
a recognizing glance, (which seemed to
say he did not think her "heaven sent,")
"1 was only jined.
: Fanny Fern Looking at Herself
In her "Peeps from under a parasol,'
Fanny has taken a peep at herself.
Hear her :
And here by the by comes Fanny
Jbern: rannyis a woman. bor tha
she is not to blame, though sinco she
first found it out she has never ceased
to deplore it. She might be prettier
she might bo younger. She might be
older, she might be uglier She migh
be better, she might be worse. She
has been both over-praised and over
abused, and those who have abused her
worse have imitated and copied her
One thing may be said in favor of
Fanny; she was not, thank providence,
born in the beautiful, back-biting, sanc
timoniou94 slandering, clean, contu-
melius pharasaical, phidolcdcdee, peck
measure city of -Boston!
A Good Hit. A Methodist divine
of this city, on Sunday last, adminis
tered a most severe rebuke to a common
custom in these days, of reading ad-
ertisemcnts from the pulpit. A paper
was banded him giving notice that "the
introductory lecture of the annual
course would be delivered on Monday
nicdit," &c, at a certain medical insti
tution in this city. " The preacher said
he had conscientious scruples against
cheating the printer by making such
announcements m the pulpit; that ne
never heard such advertisements read
in church without reminding him of the
old deacon in Alexandria, who, on a
certain occasion exhorted, in most
earnest and vehement language, the
sinners in his congregation, to repent
or they would all go to hell as sure as
there was flour for sale in Alexandria,
and he was sure there was flour there,
for he had received, just the day before,
a fine assortment, which he would sell
as cheap as any man in the city.
Mortality AMONd Childhen. In
tho cities of New York, Philadelphia
and Boston, last week, the following
number of children died under five
years of age: .
Eably Attachments. The attach
ments of youth rarely ripen into the
warm and endearing love of maturity.
Like eariy spring buds, they are nipped
by the frosts of experience, or fade
into dim recollections of their .tran
sient beauty. - .
Written for the Nebraska Advertiser.
tsa-JsplA-Tting- romsr tsezs.
Mr. Editor :
How many lonely and barren prairie
home3 might be made attractive and
beautiful, by setting out, in our yards,
he various trees that grow so plcnti
"ul in our forests? Why is it, that our
'armors pay so little attention to this
subject? Why do they leave their
houses and farms open to the cold
freezing winds of winter, and scorching'
summer's sun? Why not furnish shelter
for their stock and dwellings in winter,
and cool, delightful shade, in summer.
A few days spent in this early day,
in procuring and setting out trees, will,
in a few years, make our prairie homes,
more beautiful than those that have
timber, of natures growth.
A little labor now spent, will, in a
few years, give our homes, in winter,
a warm protective look, and in summer,
a cool delightful appearance.
In a few days, twe men, with a team
and sled, can dig, draw and set out
quite a little grove, that will, in a few
years, make a fine appearance, and do
a vast amount of good. :'
The best form for setting out trees
in a yard, grove or park, is natures
plan, that is the irregular or promis
cous form, set hero a tree, and there
one, and yonder another one, imitate
nature, as much as possible, have no
rows, or regular distances, about it, but
let them be set in clumps, and differen
kinds mixed together.
Tho regular form, is too unatura
and too much of a sameness to look
well, or have a pleasant appearance.
The better plan is, to have no two trees
of a kind near each other, but those of
the greatest contrast, so as too mingle
them together as much as possible.
The best time for setting forest trees,
of largo size, is when the ground is
frozen; dig around the tree, from two
to four feet from the trunk, and some
thing like a foot or eighteen inches
deep, and then pry it out, roll it on a
sled, and take it to tho place for setting
out, and have your place dug out to
receive it, and put it in, if it docs not
fill up the hole prepared for it, finish
with other soil, and in the spring the
tree will not know it has ever been
disturbed, but will grow right along.
The most suitable kinds of trees for
setting out, that grow m our region
lore, are, I think: Ash, Walnut, Elm,
Hickory, Red Bud, Cottonwood, Ac.
Ash makes a fino pyramid, with
branches closely interwoven together,
and is a tree, when grown in an open
place, of a very fine compact form.
Walnut makes a fine open spreading
appearance, with long branchinglimbs,
thick clustering leaves, and grows very
rapidly, and requires more spaco than
most other trees.
Elm makes a very desirable tree,
rich delightful appearance, and should
have a place in every collection.
Hickory is too often neglected in
our choice of trees for a yard, it grows
tall and thrifty in an open space, much
like the ash, and is worthy of a place
in every collection.
Bed Bud i3 a small dwarfish tree,
found in immense quantities in our
forests, it is covered in the spring with
beautiful red buds, and in summer and
fall with pods, much like the locust.
Oottonwood i3 rather to coarse and
of too fast a growth to be in the yard,
unless it is to make shade and shelter
until other kinds are come on and then
be removed; but for shelter and shade
for cattle, it i3 a very good kind, as its
growth is so rapid, that it soon answers
the purpose, for which it is set out.
There arc other kinds of trees, that
do very well for yards, or parks, but
the above, I believe, arc the most
suitable of any that grow in this
Tho difference cf success with which
these .kind3 are set out, and made to
live, i3 very great. Ash very suc
cessfully transplanted, Elm and Cot
tonwood also, but Walnut and Hickory
are removed with difficulty, when of
much size, red bud may bo transplant
cd easily, or raised from seeds.
Now, brother farmc rs, 1 o t us tak e hold
of this work, and beautify our home?,
protect ' ourselves' and stock," enhanco
he value of our farms, incrcaso our
desire to exccll, and foster our lovo .
or the attractive and beautiful scenery '
More Anon . ....
To .Measure Hay in Mows. Tho
editor of the New Jersey Fap:i&sj$
that he has proved the iollowmg nilo .
for finding the number ot tuns oi hay m
in a givon bulk : ,
Tnk-fi a mow of VI or 1 wet m .
depth,-and which has been filled with:
hay, as it was drawn from the field, and
. ,'ir ' 1 . .
has been lying tuisnring, cmuutasuio
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tno lengtn, Dreauia,ami iugu. -i"
Multiply them to get the cubical con- .
tents. For instance: The length i .
20 feet, breadth 40 feet, and bight 10 .
feet; 20 times 40 makes tuu,-mi ltipu-.
cd by 1G equal to 12,800 culb fee;
which being divided by TOO, the num- " .
ber of feet that make" a tun of 2,000
pounds will give 18 tuns, 20'3 piunas.
The top ot a mow, say cne-uuru, j
rate at 800 feet to the tun; tho middle, '
700 feet; and the bottom of.tlia mow
at G00 so the whole bulk would avc
rage 700 feet, if the mow. i 12 or 15
feet deep; but if only 5 or Giect deep, V
CAA V.f fV- . T-nr. o-il crv .
cordingly with other bulks. . . .-
Too Mucn Land. The cultivation -
of a large amount of land, r.: the pro
cess is performed by many rgricultu-i . 3
rists, is a waste of laborand of fertility
impoverishing both the tiller arid tht .
soil. Sound judgment, we think, will
demonstrate that'large crop-, per acre;
a3 a general rule, are the most- profit-
able, and experiment will verify it. Ifc .
should be tho aim of the farmer to
sustain the richness of his land, and '
this can be done only by reducing. tho- .
bredth under the plow, proportionate-1
ly' to his capacity for applying such
fertilizing materials as will return tho "
elements taken therefrom by the crop.
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"A little larm well uneu giamicnci
the heart; but a great breadth of acrei
cultivated in a slovenly mimier is a
blight upon the interests of it.j owner,' .
and an evil in the sight of all men;
Ventillatino Hay-Stacks.' Tho
British farmery have a. method of von-.
tillating their hay, oat, and-barley- ;
stacks which we may frequcnlly adopt
with advantage; and in stacking corn-"
stalks it would be always beneficial.
They fill a large bag, say 3 felt high
and 20 inches in di:imetcr, with 'straw,"
and place it vertically in the center of!
the stack, putting the. barley, oats or. .
hay, whichever it may happen to be
around it. As the stack rises, they lift'
the sack, and so on to the top. In tlii.?.
way there is a chimney formed in tho
center of the rick or bay, into which,
tho steam or gases generated find their
trow cinil nsfiTin frx... -Iv".
" ' . .
Pasture Lands. Remove tho
stumps, stones, and brush from your1 '
pasture ranges, and top'-drcss the:n'
with a mixture of ashes, lutrut of soda,
muriate of lime, gypsum, and guano.
If the soil ha3 become thin and u.ipro-
ductive, plow in June or September,-;
harrow to a hne tilth, and fow on a
mixture of fed-top, brown-top, whito;
clover, red clover, and timothy 'seed.
In.this(way exhausted pastures may,
be speedily regenerated, and made to.
produce a luxuriant vegetation. , A
good pasture 13 a valuable acqm.utica.
to every good farmer. . , ',.
The Cost of Fencing. The. Cnna
dian Agncidlurut publishes' some sta-.
tistics upon fencing in Cahad;i, by which '
it appears that, according to the last:
census, there arc in Upper .Canada 2,-.
097,724 acres under cultivation; Leav
ing out woodland, much Of which is.
fenced, and assuming a cast of only
3 an acre for fencing, which is a mod
crate calculation and it : a j pears that
the cost of fences in Upj or Canada
alone is about $3,000,000. -
BarK-Louse. "A Nurseryman"
sta'tc3 in tho Country Gentleman, :tha
he has no difficulty in destroying, tho :
bark-louse, by washing tiie bodies and :
large limbs with strong lyc. By pur
suing this practice once a year, "tho
bark becomes gTeen and smooth, and
the tree healthy and thrifty."
Little hoy "Ma, whst U huAit" ' ;
Mother- "Why my dear? why do
you ask?". . ' ' "
Little boy "Becaurc I asked sister
Jane yesterday what ir.ade ncr m
dress stick our so, and sdi'i said faah
"It's all around my hat," as the hypo
crite said when he put on norrin for
his deceased wife, !- -' - ,-
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