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Wisconsin farmer and northwestern cultivator
Vol. 4 (1852)

Wisconsin and Iowa farmer, and northwestern cultivator. Vol. IV, no. 7,   pp. [145]-168 PDF (9.3 MB)


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  1852.                   NORTHWESTERN CULTIVATOR&                  
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  ET)ITOPCS            T   A  B1)T LE       blossnutns7andare well worthy
of cultivation in
  EIDTJ       R        T Jk)iA      BLE.         ornamental grounda
                                  A Rto the Far-  T These remarks should
have followed the
  meRME wohe    rtOFFICE.-Sabscribent their paper-- communication of Mr.
Richardson on page 161.
I ncr, who ha've heretofore received thcir papers
through the J anesville Post Office, and who have  Pr'aLIc DOcxr: rTs.-We
are indebted to Hons.
no boxes, will hereafter receive them at the Book- Jas. D. Doty, Ben. C.
Eastman and Wm. H. Sew-
store of Jounneault, opposite the American. Mr. ard, for sundry Congressional
Documents  The
J. is authorized to receive payment on subscrip- speech of HOTX. Wm. H. Seward
upon intervention,
tions.                                       and that of Hon. E. Newton of
Ohio. on the estab-
                                              lishment of an Agricultural
Bureau, we have read
  Rcm~n~sa - Communications of this kind nre with much interest  They are
short and to the
very gvatifying to us, as they evince a desire for point.
practical improvement among our readers, and al-  FEMALE LAOR.-Greeley writes
of having seen
so a willingness to impart knowledge to those women driving carts, upon the
roads of Germany,
whose opportunity for observation has been more in which men were asleep.
A correspondent of
limited. If our correspondejts will make or pro- the Boston Transcript says
he saw more than one
cure accurate drawings of troublesome insects, or woman, yoked in with a
dog dragging a small cart
send us insects accompanied by a description, and between Munich and Dresden.
 Every where
as much of the history of the sanme, as they can abroad women are doing the
worst work of men,
get, we will engrave and publish them   The partly because of the absence
of real and refined
havoc made by insects in some localities, threatens civilization. partly
that men are drafted away to
almost the entire destruction of many products the army in such numbers that
did not the females
and unless their ravages can be stayedohe farmer plow, hoe, and manure, famine
and atartion
must abandon the cultivation of some most desira- would come. Nothing can
be worse than the de-
ble fruits and vegetables. They create a new field graded, filthy labor of
women witnessed upon the
for investigation, and those who have time and op- first landing in England,
poor creatures groping
portunity to observe their characters and habits, with their naked hands
among the dirt of the
and recommend modes of extermination, will pro- streets to find something
to sell for enriching the
mote the canse of agriculture, by communicating soil. Such facts do not need
comment.
the results of their observation. Much valuable
information may thus be disseminated. The in-  GArws xc Cuicxxxs.-Ttke as
much soft sap
Crease of these pests; demands a corresponding as will cover the thumb nail,
and mix it with meal
watchfulness to counteract the evil; and we need dough. Give it to the chicken
at any ste of the
all the light we can get to aid us in the work.  disease. If this fails on
the first application, it
              We " gatiiedto ear  tht D. Hrri israrely does on the second.
 [American Farmer.
   We are gratified to learn that Dr. Harris is  The most worthless of all
family treasures ae
 preparing for the press, a new edition of his Trea- indolent females  If
a wife know nothin of do
 tise on the " Insect. of New England Injurious to mestic dutiesA she
is not a  selpnmathbauiingomd
 Vegetation." Werecommend those of our readers brance
 who wish for a work of a practical and scientific
 character, to possess themselves or a copy. its  CUaZ FOIL C~OLIC IN noqsx.-The
Southern
 suggestions if carried out in practice, will richly Cultivator lays: "A
subscriber in Stewart Ce;
 repay for purchasing and studying. We have not On, gives us, in a private
letter, the following as
 a copy of the wlork ht preseut, but as oon as the acare forolicnhora. He
sa ysIt i a certain
 new edition is issued, we intend to have one.- remedy; and as it is very
simple, We advise our
 Any further cummuunications from & S. L. Ro  readers to try it, should
they have occasion.:t
 of other persons of observation an  xeinc  il   , Mi eqa measure of spirits
of turpentine
         be wll rceivd ; nd w  ho e o perience will and whisky in a quart
bottle; dilute with WSWe,
 otke free  se ofourcolumst oexpresstheir and drench. No aftr treatment is
10       ry.   I
             Mr~k  fre ue o ou  colmnsto  xprss  h aveb&T fiven this
remedy with entirAfe ~i ws
 views and experience oa this, or any other subjeet s  f  "w
 of interest &an importane to agriculturists.
   Will some of our readers who have experience  AwiDor   rFon S7twrcnxnsrx-A
wrta In ths
 answer our correspondent's querries about the Al- Texas Ranger, gives an
aecount of the sneesiftl
 mondI Our own opinion is, that this elimate is treatment of some negroes,
who bad been poisoed
 too eold to produc fruit, though the ornamental with strychnine preparl
for wolfbait.Meted hogs
 varieties ouriaih finely. The Large Dewbe Plewr- lard was administered to
them fIreely aftr they had
 iag, and the Dwarf DoudZ. Pleseripg are both suffered in great agony ur
sevei hours, anG Im-
 moa beantifl shrubs. The one bearing large mediate reliefwa the gowequne.
This I_ saal-
 *ihit blud, Ud the othUe, umai double pink I able dicover.             
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