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FURNAS & LYANNA,
,50nd Story Striker'. Block, Hain Street,
IJROTTVFIIXE, X. T.
" ",,'-111 l,efurnlshf at $1 60 per
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'Tree (o Form and Regelate ALL their Domestic Institutions In their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States
Oaa sjure, one month,
Busings Cards. f ixUn? juries s,?n year, -oneColumu
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Johnson & Sclioenheit.
ITTOENEYS AT LAW,
SOLICITORS IN CHANCERY,
uo iiiV . - - Acbrasua
J. B. WESTON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
rro.tcon Min Street, est Ur hoT the Po.t
Attorney at Law,
BR 0 1VXVILLE, X. T.
Havin" pormancntly located in
For the practice. of Meaicine b-j,
m hie T.roffumonal services, vo m -.v--,
Uific on M'm Street,
A. S. 110 L LAD AY, M. D.
Ir.po'fnllT Inform, his frlenfl. In Krownville and
..yiUie vUaity th.lbehM resnmed the pract.ee of
cdiclac, Surgery, & Obstetrics,
3 hopeP,i.ylrictVttwtlgn to Linprofesnlou ,to receive
l SBncr..u. puronuso lrelof.-r extended to h.m. to
", s,l w ore it I. p-Lleor expedient, a presenption
'in.wil!bedou. Offlceat City Drug Store.
. Pcb.24, '09. 33-ly
Tj. li JOUNSON, LL D.,
1IYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Offl;e atU. C. Johnson' Law Offlce,
rirt Street, between Main and Water,
I HOWS VI I. M y K H A SKA.
Of every description, for sale at
South-east corner Main and Second,
KItOVVNVILLE, If. T.
Sept, 22.1,1859. - f-ptn
. L. M'flARV.
O.B. HtWITI.' E. W. THOMA
McGary, Hcwctt & Thomas,
ATTORNEYS Al LAW
SOLICITORS LY CIMXCERY.
Will practice In the Courti of Xebraska,nid North
Hon. Jamep M. Hnphs,
Hon. Jhn R Sheply,
Hoti. JamrtCraiK, '
lion. Silus Wu.idsnn,
Hon. Sunif 1 W. tllacl,
8. F. NurkaJl.Kst.,
Cbever Sweet i. Co.,
H. w. Furna
Krownrllle. S. T. Oct.SS, 165S.
St. Louie, ito.
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St. Joseph, 5f o.
E. S. DUNDY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
ARCHER, EICirAHDSON CO. N. T.
WlLI.prartirein the several Courts of the 2d Judicial
iti irt, and attwid to all -matters connected with the
t,.reshu.n. Vm. McLeksan, Kq.,of Ncbrafka City,
me in the prosecution of Important Suits .
.Sept. 10, '67-11-tl
. L. Ht (r. JKftSE nOM.ADAT. ALEXH MUDD.
. Ill'GIir.S & IIOLLADAY,
Vo. 1, City Buildings,
SAINT LOUIS . - - - MISSOURI.
311'im & IIOLL.ADAY,
No. 140, Pearl Street,
Produce and Commission
WE REFER 1ST PERMISSION TO
Tom ell, Levy Lemon, - - St. Joseph,
Tootle k. Farleitih, - "
T. &. J. Curd - - - -
Kre, Mv-Cord & Co., - - - "
Donncl &. Saxton - -' - - "
D A,, C O X S T A I1LE ,
IMPORTER AKD DEALER IN
IRON, STEEL, NAILS,
:astlt,s; springs, axles, files
3L ACKSMlTirS TOOLS
Also: Jfiils, Spotc5, ai;J Rent Stuff.
Third Stroct, between Telix and EJciond,
SAINT JOSEPH, MO.
WhicV ht sells at St. Louis rricesfor cabh.
Highest Price P&id for Scrap Iron.
.December 1, lM. -ly.
Ilavinj located birasolf in BrownviUe.N. T. tea
lers hin :rofemnal rriccs to thccoinmunity".'
AH jobs warranted.
i JOHN M'MECnAX PIlOPRIETOIl,
Corner of Fourth end Con. Street,
2JCoToxiJ3lE.o, City, 2J"o1o.
. ' , 'IJAIN STREET,
AEDRASKA CITY, XEBRASCA.
- T. I. GODDIN, Proprietor.
. Peptemter,29,lP59. tf.
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1860.
"rilte's Peak, or Bust."
DRY GOODS HOUSE.
2jo. IX, 2Txlxx street,
BS0V7IIVILLE, II. T.
J. BEuwIE Y eSs Co
ITave Jnst completed their new business house on
If m Street, near the U.S. Land Offlce, in Brownvil'e
where they have opened out and areoffering on the wont
G-B.O CH n.133 S
Dry Goods, Provisions,
Of all Kinds,
GRCC AXD DItIEI rnriTS,
Choice Liquors, Cipars,
And a "thousand and one," other things everybody
CALL AND EXAMINE OUR STOCK
Brownvilie, April 26, ly
MrsTlendgcn & Miss Lusk,
MILLINERS AND DRESS MAKERS,
First Street, bet. Main and Water,
Eonnctt,Uead-Drctxetnd Trirtiminrjt alwaytonkani
COUNCIL ELUFFS, IOWA.
WILLIAM F. KITER.
May 17, 18G0.
P. J. HENDGEN,
nereby notiflcsthe public that he has purchased the
Nebraska House in Brownvilie, N. T., formerly kept ty
T. J.Edwards, and has remodeled, renovated and enti
rely chansed the whole houpe, from 'cellar to garret,
with an especial view to neatness, comfort and conve
nience. Having had many years experience as hotel
keeper, he feels safe in warrantingtheboardinp patron
age of Brownvilie. and the traveling public, that, while
at the American, they will have no reason to complain
ofthefareln any respect.
The Hotel is situated immediately at the Steamboat
Landing, foot of Mainstreet, and consequently affords
peculiaradvantagesto the traveling community. Tte
proprietor asks but to be tried, knd if not found worthy,
January, 19 1860. 2S-tf
BROWNVILLE, N. T.
Adopts this method of returning thanks to the
gentlemen of this vicinity, lor the liberal patron
Rjje bestowed upon Lira heretofore, and to annonnce
thathe hasjustreturned from St. Louis with a
Of every article of
Cottox, Linn en and Silk Goods,
FOll MEN'S WEAR.
Woolen, Cotton, and Silk Undershirt, drawers,
Vesting?," LTalf Hose, Suspenders, ic. In shotf, ev
ery thing a gentleman could desire to array himself
in the gayest attire. He will sell thegoods, orinake
suits to order in a style equal to any other House
anywhere, He asks but an examination of his goods
Correspond with the Present Hard
April 12, I860.
JOHN GARNETT & CO.,
HlXMUAL & ST. JOSEPH R. R.
i ' FALL ARRANGEMENTS.
I Morning Train lenves St. Joseph at - - 6 00
! Evening Train lere a.. .
St. Joseph Is reached by xe M estern Stage Line.
H.m tiresome staging by thisroute.
"411 v connections made -at Hannibal with al "Eastern
ti4Sontiiirn R:iiin,.t. .h i... l ... . llu 'astern
J T D Haywood, Sup't., Hannibal.
; g C Sa.wiN, General Agent, St. Joe
P B Groat, G. Ticket Agent, Han'ta
Htrj. Hill, G. T. Agt, Brownvilie
i vea.ler 3;, lew.
Engines, Saw and Grist Jlills,
With all kinds of Marhineryand Implements.
Ho. 53, North Second Street
ST. LOtIS, AiU.
KEEPS always on hand a large stock of Garden and
Grass Seeds, all warranted fre-h and pure
our stock of Agricultural and Horticultural
mplements and Machines Is also large and selected
with great care..
We invite an examination, and know that we are of
fering as good stock as any house in the w est, and at as
Catalogues furnished gratis to applicant. sl2-ot
CHARTER OAK .
Life Insurance Company,
frieorporated ly the State of Connecticut.
Capital Stock. $200,000.
With large and increaingsurplusreceipts,secnr
ly iorestcd under the sanction and approval of the
Comptroller of Public Accounts.
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS:
JAMES C. WALKLEY, President,
JOHX L. BUXCE, Vice President.
ELI AS GILL, Secretary.
. D.DICKERilAN.Oeneral Agent.
Alfred Gill, Daniel Phillips, JohnL.Bunce,
Jt.Iilodget, J.A.Butler, E. D. Dickerman
JC.Wheaton, Sam.Coit, Nebon Holliater,
S.B.Beresford, M D, Consulting Physician.
A. S. Holladay,M D, Medical Examiner.
Applicationsreceired by R.W.FURNAS. Ag't.
8-tf Brownvilie, N.T.
JOSEPH L. ROY,
IB TL 33 S3 :EL
BROWXVILtE, ff. T.
Mr L'Roy has estahlised, In the rear of his Barbd-shop
A BATHING ROOM,
For the accommodation of those who consider clean
lines a virtue.
50,000 WOOL WASTED.
ST. JOSEPH, JlO.
Two Extensive Woolen Factories are in
ONE NEW AND FITTED UP
With all the Latest Fine Improvements.
We are prepared to manufacture to order, aid
have for sale the following Goods:
Satinets, Heavy and Light,
JEJ1XS TWEEDS, FLANNELS
WHITE, COLORED, STRIPED AND PLAIX
Xa Inaoy s,
Fulled Ilnseys, Colored White
. and Mixed, 11-2 Yards wide.
Blankets of ali Kinds and all Qualities,
TARNS OF ALL SIZES AND COLORS,
Warranted all Goods of the best material.
F7We will exchange the above Goods for Wool
Taney Dyins to Order.
We will pay cash for any amount of Wool, at
Flour constantly on hand forsale. The best prica
paid for wheat.
N. BUEL & SON. BUELL & DIXOX.
August, 23, 1800.
MATHER & ABBOTT,
SUCCESSORS TO H G ELY,
United States and Foreign Newspaper
333, BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
Are authorized agents for the "NEBRASKA ADVER
TISER" and "NEBRASKA FARMER."
GRAPE VISE SIX
S15 Per Hundred ; S3 Per Dozen.
Isabella and Clinton SI 00 perdoi
Anna 300 each
Delaware 2 CO do
U'-becca i 1 00 do
Diana 75 An
Canby's August 75 do
Clotilda (very early) 75 do.
Uarrifrucs 75 d
Franklin 60 d.
Perkins 1 on a
Hartford Prolines 1,0 J -
ToKalon 1 00 do
Northern Muscadine 50 do
.20,000 APPLE TREES,
F rom 3 to 6 years old, root-grafted.
2J.O0O Three Year Old Root-Grafts,
(and they are Dice, too,) at $50 per thousand, if
taken the preent fall.
5,000 LTcughton's Seedling Gooseberries,
av 55,C00 per hundred. .
Evergreens, (Sc. Very Cheap.
We prefer digging trees in the tall, burying root
and qraneb, and planting very early in spring.
Our nc i-hbor,Rev. V. II. Fink, purchased of us
mi mil ecu mree year old apple trees, which he ee
curca irom irost t;il spring, planted early, watering
once, only three or which have failed to grow
while others thatnnrrhn.npd in the
ra:lr lost more than half the being the- dryest that
we Date eer Known.
JAMES SM1TII - SONS.
Rcj Mcizes, Icw,Seri. 1st., 1ES3.
THE NEBRASKA FARMER.
Devoted to Agriculture, Stock Raisin
Horticulture, Mechanism, Education.
Pullished at Brozonville, . T.
On the first of every month at $1 a year for sii
gle copies; Six copies, $5; Thirteen copies, $11
1 wenty copies, $15.
The volume began Oct. 1st, looa. tspecimen num.
ers furnished gratison application, liack number
can be furnished.
Will every friend of Agriculture and Educatior
in Nebraska, Northern Kansas, Southern Iowa, and
Northern Missouri, lend a helping hand, to establish
and maintain a journal devoted exclusively to the
interests above named. There is not a post office
within the region named but can and ought to
furnish a club of at least 10 subscribers. Send
along without delay.
Terras m Advance.
Onecorr, one rear, $1.00
Six copies, " 6 00
Thirteen copies, one year, 10 00
Twenty copies " 15.00
Four copies, three months 1.00
Bates of Advertisements.
X Card ot 6 lines or less, one insertion, $1.00
" " each addit'nl insertion 75
" " one year 6 00
One Fourth Column, " 10.00
One Half Column, " . 20 00
One Column. " 35.00
Payable quarterly in advance. Yearly advertisers are
1 lowed to change their advertisements quarterly.
E. H. BURCIIES & CO.,
Oregon, Holt Co., Ho.
The undersigned have long since been convinced
of the want of a first class Nursery in the West,
TREES, SHRUBS, FLOWERS, &C,
Can be adanted to our climate and soil. In view of
these facts, we have established one at this place,
and have now in successful culuvaton. which we or
fcr for sale at
Wholesale or Retail,
The coming season, a large and well selected stock
suited to this climate, ot
Apples, standard and-dwarf;
Tears, standard and dwarf;
Cb-crrics,, standard and dwarf:
Strawberries aad Blackberries.
Evergreens. Ornamental Trees, and Shrubs,
Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, Roses, Dahlias,
Ac, Ac, Ac.
To which we would bez leave to call the attention
of the people of Western Missouri, Nebraska, Kan
sas and Iowa.
jgyOur terms will be as low as any reliable east
By purchhsing of us theexpanseof transportation
from the east can be saved.
All trees and plants are carefully labeled and
packed in the best manner for any part of the Unit
ed States, for which a charge of the actual cost only
wi.l be made. No charge will be made for the deli
very of packages on board steamboa s.
All communications addressed to the undersigned
Will recoive prompt attention.
E.II. BURCITES A CO.
Of all kinds, fcr !e at ih ofHee.
No sucli thing as Death!
"There's no inch thing as death !"
To those who think aright,
'TIs but the racer casting off
What most impedes his light ; ,
'Tislut one little act
Life's drama mast contain ;
One struggle keener than the rest.
And then aa end to pain.
"There's no such thing as death !"
That which Is thns miscalled
. Is life escaping from the chains
"Which have so long enthralled)
'Tis a once hidden star, ,
Piercing through the night,
To shine In gentle radiance forth
Amid its kindred light.
"Thero's no such thing as death 1" .
In Nature nothing dies !
Frcm ea:h sad remnant of decay
So mo forms of life arise ;
The faded leaf that falls,
All sear and brown, to earth,
Ere long shall mingle with the shapes
That give the flowers birth.
"Thero is bo such thing as death 1"
'Tis but the blossom sprays.
Sinking before the coming fruit
That seeks the summer's rays ;
Tis but the bud displaced,
As comes the perfect Cower;
'Tis fai th exc tanged for light,
And wearinc-ss for power.
Happiness Evenly Distributed.
I incline to think that were our minds
capable of apprehending the essential
facts of the life we see, we should be
convinced that happiness is one of the
most evenly distributed of all human
possessions. The laborer loves his wife
and children as well as the lord, and
takes into his soul all the tender and pre
cious influences that flow to him through
their love as well as his. Food tastes as
sweet to the plowman as to the placeman,
if ihe latter have the daintier dish, the
former has the keener appetite. Into all
ears the brook pours the same stream of
music, and the birds never vary their
programme with reference to their audi
ence. The spring scatters violets broad
cast, and grass grows by the roadside as
well as in the park. The breeze that
tosses the curls of your little ones ana
mine is not softer in its caresses than
those who bound o?er the velvet to meet
it. Ihe sun shine?, tne ram fans, tne
trees dress themselves in green, the thun
der rolls and the stars flash for all alike.
Health knows nothing of human distinc
tions, and abides with him who treats it
best. Sleep, the gentle angel does not
come at the call of power, and never
proffers its ministry for gold. The senses
take no bribes of luxury; but deal as hon
estly and generously by the poor as by
the rich; and the President of the United
States would whistle himself blind before
hecoYild call our dog from us. Timothy
How he had him!
A man named Wells kept a tavern in
ore of our Western villages ; hut though
his house had a very good name, it was
more than he had himself; for it was
surmised by his neighbors that he used a
great deal of fodder, corn, &c, for which
he never gave an equivalent, though it
had never been clearly proved upon him.
Early one morning he was met by an
acquaintance, named Wilkes, as he was
driving before him a heifer, which he had
most probably borrowed from some far
mer. "Hallo, Wells, where did you get that
"Bought her of Col. Stevens," was the
"What did you pay for her?"
"Twenty dollars," said Wells, as he
About an hour afterwards, as Wilkes
was sitting in Wells bar-rrom, Col. Ste
vens. After a few minutes conversation,
Wilke3 said :
"A fine animal that you sold Wells !"
"I don't understand you; I never sold
Wells any animal."
"Didn't you? W7hy, I met him this
morning with a heifer, which he said he
bought of you for twenty dollars"
"lie did, eh? Well, since he said so,
he has got to pay me for her," said Ste
vens. Wells entered soon after, and Stevens,
stepping up to him, said :
"Come, Wells, I'll trouble you for the
money for that heifer; it was a cash bar
gain, you know."
"I never bought any heifer of you.'
"Don't you remember you bought one
af me for twenty dollars? Here's Wilkes
can prove it."
"No, he can't."
"You. told me so this morning," said
A curious expression passed over
Well's face; he felt himself cornered he
had either to tell where he got the ani
mal, or lose the twenty dollars and
thinking it notsafefor him to do the first,
he pulled out his wallet, counted out the
money, and handed it to Stevens, saying:
"So I did so I did. I had forgotten
all about it, you must excuse me."
Pleasant Words. "
How little these cost, yet how full of
power. A writer says of them :
"They come bubbling up in a good na
tured heart, like the 'free gushing waters
of a fountain. It is as easy to speak them
as to breathe. They come forth as easily
and naturally from the lips of kindness as
the rays from the sun. There is no pains
taking about the natter. Pleasant words
beget other words like themselves, in oth
er people. We have been in a crowded
omnibus. A few snappish, sulky words,
have multiplied their species, till most of
the travelers have taken shares in the
same stock. But a genial soul enters.
His kind words get wings. They produce
an epidemic. Growler number one, and
number two, change voice and visage.
The magic of a few kind words has done
wonders. Ill niture has jumped out of
the coach, and i3 off for parts unknown;
and good nature keeps all things "in ex
cellent trim for the rest of the trip. If
all this is so, then let us fling our caps in
the air and go into a revolution. Hot
words and sharp words have had the scep
tre quite long enough.. Let us overset
the government, and put the domination
in a better hand. Pleasant words, born
of kind and loving hearts, are to be wel
comed back to supremacy, They will fill
the throne with honor.
A garden is a beautiful book, written
by the finger of God; every flower and
every leaf is a letter. You have only to
learn them, and he is a poor dunce that
cannot, if he will do that to learn them,
and join them, and then go on reading,
and you will find yourself carried from
the earth to the skies by the beautiful
story you are going through. You do net
know what beautiful thoughts for they
are nothing short grow out of the
ground, and seem to talk to a man ; and
then there are some flowers they seem
like over-dutiful children tend them
ever so little, and they come up and
flourish, and show, as I may say, their
bright and happy faces to you.
I am thinking of the time, Mary, when
sitting by thy side, and shelling beans, I
gazed on thee, and felt a wondrous pride.
In silence lean'd we o'er the pan, and
neither spoke a word, but the beans,
Mary, was all the sound we heard. Thv
auburn curls hung down, Mary, and kiss
ed thy auburn cheek ; thy azure eyes,
half filled with tears, bespoke a spirit
meek. To be so charmed as I was then,
had ne'er befora occurred, when the rat
tling of the beans, Mary, was all the
sound I heard. I thought it wa3 not
wrong, Mary, so leaning o'er the dish,
as you snatched up a handful of beans, I
snatched a nectared kiss. And suddenly
there came a shower, as I neither saw
nor stirred, but the rattling of thb beans,
Mary, was all the sound I heard.
From the American Fanner
About the Strawberry.
This is a hackneyed subject surely;
still, as strawberry beds are by no means
common, a little plain advice may increase
their number. Most people who do not
cultivate this very desirable fruit, think
that it requires a great deal of extra care
and expense, and laboring under this
mistake, they are deterred from commen
cing its culture. This plant will accom
modate itself to any soil and any location
and surely bears neglect better than any
other plant. It pays for extra care soon
er than most plants, but with moderate
care it yields very fair crop3 of very fair
I have a few plain rules that guide me
in my treatment of the strawberry, which
if followed to the letter, will prove them
selves good rules. 1st. Never have the
beds so wide as to require the gatherer
even to lean on them. 2d. Never use
animal manure, 3d. Keep the beds
clear of weeds and grass. I find that any
time from August to the blooming sea
son will answer for transDlanting. The
first requisite i3 to have the beds in good
order. Lay them off five feet wide, then
spread evenly over them a good coating
well rotted wood-pile manure or woods
mould, which ir to be deeply spaded in.
During a moist or rainy spell sst the
plants in 3 rowsandfrom 12 to 24 inches
apart in the row. I never permit the
runners to. take entire possession cf my
beds, but keep them back by pinching in
the spring, and a fall weeding. By this
treatment my beds are pretty well cover
ed without being matted. After the fall
weeding, the beds are sowed over with
wood ashes, and during the early winter,
os there are opportunities, they are cov
ered over with wood-pile manure or spent
tan. During the early spring, when the
beds are covered with young green leaves
they are well dusted with plaster or shell
lime. cnd when the blooms show them
selves, they are again sowed over with
ashes. These sowings are always made
in damp weather. This comprises the
entire culture required to ensure this
fruit in perfection. I have never known
a bed too old to bear, and believe, if ma
naged as above directed, they will last at
least 30 years. This cry about new va
rieties is all a fudge. There is a great
deal more in the culture than the kind,
and the old sorts are good enough for
anybody. I have the Early Scarlet, Ho
vey and Peabody's Seedling, which three
ripen in succession and furnish an abun
dance of unsurpassed fruit, which lasts
until we have so "many raspberries we do
not miss the strawberries. The Early
Scarlet' and Hovey Seedling are well
tried, well proven and well known. The
Peabody 13 a fine, large, late berry,
keeps well and continues in bearing long
er than any o'.hei I have ever known; all
of which qualities are very desirable. I
obtained these plants when they were
selling at S5per dozen, and to the origin
ator of this seedling I am indebted for all
that I know in regard to the culture cf
the strawberry. In the Patent Oince
Report on Agriculture, for 1So3, there is
the best article on this subject that I ever
read. II. C.
From the Country Gentleman and Cultivator.
The Farmer's Eesoarccs.
No occupation affords such various
sources of emolument as farming. The
resources at the command of the farmer
are very great, and yet many of them are
scarcelh inquired into. This is surprising
when we take into view the activity which
exists in all other departments of indus
try. The modern mode of getting gam,
however, is by associating together in
business operations ; and though activity
and industry seem then to be carried to
their utmost stretch, men seem disposed
to wait for one another, and are afraid to
venture into any new undertaking alone.
The great drawback to individual action
and active inquiry regarding the enlarge
ment of the sphere of industry in the
case of the farmer, seems to lie in the
fact that he is in general at his wit's end
to discover the great secret of economic
management. He should at least settle
his mind upon this subject sufficiently to
determine whether farming, in any form,
is profitable with him. That it is so with
some people, the recent discussions tend
abundantly to show. If at least one
quarter of all his capital is not in the
form of personal estate, so that he cau,
without losses, withhold his crops from
the market if occasion require, for a more
favorable opportunity of sale, and have
available means for the geneial conduct
of his ordinary affairs, precisely as in
other branches of business in none of
which the fixed capital is out of propor
tion to the other his condition is a sorry
one ; and he will feel himself hampered
and restrained in all hi-- undertakings,
great and small, till these things are right
No doubt, by great perseverance and
industry, accompanied by extreme frugal
ity his eye intently fixed upon the great
object of ultimate success, and his mind
active in devising means to accomplish
his design by the exercise of calculating
forethought, he will reap the reward of
his self-denial and zeal ; but nothing
short of this, which few men are willing
to exercise, will accomplish it, unless his
means are perfectly under his control.
These matters being arranged, nothjng
lies in the way of success; and the farmer
can, with a disembarrassed mind, pursue
his calling in any form which promises a
a fair return.
We are placed under a most burden
some restraint by an ill arrangement of
capital, whether we have little or much ;
and many men are in danger of being
completely perplexed in their efforts to
discover the cause of the difficulty, the
effect of which they se? and deplore, and
keep up a continual warfare against it,
though they fight as one that beateth the
air. The secrets of success are few and
plain, and may be learned by any one
who will carefully consider the matter.
Do not conjure up imaginary difficulties
which have no real existence'
Can it not be certainly ascertained that
you can dispose of even the small pro
duct of your own farm, to great advant
age, if you go out of the ordinary routine
of the farming productions of your im
mediate neighborhood, and devote your
land to some other branch of husbandry?
A person is often deterred from under
taking the growth of anything new to
him or the locality in which he lives, by
the simple fact of its novelty. If he can
satisfy himself on good grounds (though
never without careful inquiry and calcula
tion,) that such an undertaking will prove
remunerative to him, let him enter upon
it boldly, and especially if any of his
neighbors will unite in the project with
him. And it is worthy of observation,
that associations, as they exist in almost
all other departments of industry and
business, are rarely found among agricul
turists. Why is this so? The results of
such union of intelligence, capital and
power, wculd be equally great and suc
cessful in agriculture a3 in other pursuits;
and we predict that the day is at hand
when such combinations will be formed
freely. In iew of the inducements
afforded to enter upon the production cf
new commodities in agriculture, the bene
fits of traveling to, and visiting localities
where the designed operations are already
carried on, will be readily seen and ac
knowledged. The importance of going
beyond the immediate territory in which
ourselves and neighbors farm, is great.
Farmers are rewarded b'y traveling, more
than any other class of men. Wo be
co.ne much restricted in our thoughts and
opinions, end confined in our actson3, by
seeing nothing year after year but what
our neighbors can show us.
Districts all have their peculiarities as
well as countries, though in a less degree,
and we do we.ll to glean the good out of
the practices cf all o them.
The facilities afforded to travelers of
visiting places remote from their own
townships, constitute one of the chief
means which have brought about the re
cent marvelous activity in trade, and even
she changes in farming, which have crept
upon us, almost unperceived in their grad
The raising of good cattle and horses,
and their various productions, when we
consider how many animals are kept and
bred which are not fit fcr a good farmer
to possess, affording only an iota of the
returns derived from animals of a better
class, which might be kept just as well
and with infinitely greater profit and
economy, opens a large field cf agricul
tural emolument. Gccd productions of
any sort always command a ready sale as
leng as' a market exisis for that species
of commodity. A large demand exists
for flax, hemp and wool, and cne country
provides only a modicum of the raw ma
terial consumed in her own factories, to
say nothing of the requisitions cf foreign
Professor Johnston strongly urged their
culture in Canada. Russia produces hemp
and flax in greater amount than any other
country. Much cf our soil and clirr.ata
resembles those of these countries, ted
none is better adapted to tha prcductica
of these articles from Maine to Texas.
We do wrong when we give this' matter
so little consideration. Mules, as draught
animals, are coming into great demand,
and the raising of them is much neglect
ed. The value of the animal is compar
atively little known. He is thriftier and
more enduring and longer lived than the
horse, and all disposition in him to become
stubborn and intractable, can be overcome
under proper care in rearing.
There are also timber growing and
fruit raising, both worth much greater
attention than they receive, and holding
open a wide door to the enterprising cul
turi?t. These are branches cf husbandry,
disregarded by farmers in a great measure,
but certainly offer inducements for the in
vestment of his capital, with sure premise
cf abundant reward under the exercisa
of business talent, and with ordinary
capacity. Almost all the departments of
agriculture now pursued, offer greater
reward to the ingenious business farmtr
than they generally afford under ordinary
treatment. To such a man, industrious,
active, reflecting, alert, there is nolranch
of husbandry which is not "capable of
yielding an abundant support, o. t. . '
The Tobacco Crop
The value of the tobacco exported from
the United States last year was nearly
five times that of our- sea products, fifty
per cent more than the products cf the
forest, not quite three millions cf dollars
les3 than the whole export of vegetable
food, and rather over an eighth cf tha
value of the cotton crop. The tobacco
plantations of the United States are esti
mated by the United Slates Economist as
yielded from thirty-five to forty million3
of dollars annually. For the last forty
years ths crop has shown a steady in
crease; it is, however, chiefly during lata
years that the production has most large
ly extended. In 1S21 the value cf to
bacco exported was S3,G-1S.S62, and fcr
fifteen years the amount taken fcr foreign
consumption continued to average about
that value. In 1S3G the export reached
S10,03S,G4O, and in 16-11, S12.57o.703.
from which point it fluctuated down to
about 81,500,000, until 1S1G the shipment
amounted to 8,473,370. The total value
of exports of leaf tobacco, for the fiscal
year ending 30th June, 1S59, was 21,i
074,033. In 1S55 the income derived by
Great- Britian from duties on American
leaf tobacco wasSlS,297,4SS ; by France
and average of 810,000,000, making'an
aggregrte for both cf 834,000.000, or
exceeding by over 50 per cent, the total
value of leaf exported from the United
Useful Medical Hints.
We find the following remarks in the
Cincinnalus, a scientific and agricultural
journal, published at Cincinnati. Ohio:
If a person swallows any poison what
ever, or ha3 fallen into convulsions from
having overloaded the stomach, an instan
taneous remedy is a tea-spoonfulof com
mon salt, and a3 much common ground
mustard, stirred rapidly in a tea
cup of water, warm or cold, and swallow
ed instantly. It is scarcely down before
it begins to come up, bringing with it the
contents of the stomach; and lest there
be any remnant of poison, however small,
let the while of aneggcr a tea-cupful
of strong coffee be swallowed as scon as
the stomach is quiet; bceausa these nul
lify many virulent poisons. In case cf
scalding or burning the body, immersing
the part in cold water gives entire relief,
as instantaneously as the lightning.
Meanwhile get some ccmrr.cn dry flour,
and apply it an inch or two thick oa the
injured par! the moment it emerge3 from
the water, and keep sprinkling on the
flour through anything HUe a pepper-bor
cover, so a3 to put it oa evenly. Do no
thing else ; drink nothing but water ; eat
nothing until improvement commences,
except some dry tread softened in very
weak tea of some kind. Cures cf fright
ful burnings have been performed in this
way, a3 wonderful as they are painless.
We once saved the life of an infant
which had been inadvertently drugged
with laudanum, and which was fast sink
ing into the sleep which has no waking,
by giving it strong coffee, cleared with
the white of an egg a tea-spoonful eve-,
ry five minutes until it ceased to secra
The felon, with all the "remedies re
commended, is seldom arrested until it
has run a certain course, after causing
great suffering for two or three days and
nighu. The following remedy is vouched
for by the Buffalo Advocate, as a certain
thing from its own knowledge : "Take a
pint cf common soft soap and stir in air
slacked lime till it is cf the consistency
cf glazier's putty. Make a leather thim
ble, fill it with this composition, asd in
sert the finger therein, and a cure is cer
tain." This is a domestic application that
every housekeeper can apply promptly.
The statue of Jefferson, ordered by
the Legislature of Virginia, will shortly
arrive frcm Italy.
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