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the claimant being taken into consideration, a statement
in detail to be given,
1st premium,

thirty dollars.
2d premium,
3d premium,

ten dollars.

twenty dollars.

12. FATTENING CATTLE AND SWINE.

For the most satisfactory experiment in feeding cattle or swine, with a statement in detail of the process and the results, 1st premium,

fifteen dollars. 2d premium,

ten dollars.

13. CULTIVATION OF WHEAT, RYE, OATS, BARLEY, AND

INDIAN CORN.

1. For the best conducted experiment of Wheat, on not less than one acre of land,

ten dollars. 2. For the best conducted experiment of Rye, on not less than one acre of land,

ten dollars. 3. For the best conducted experiment of Oats, on not less than one acre of land,

ten dollars. 4. For the best conducted experiment of Barley, on not less than one acre of land,

ten dollars. 5. For the best conducted experiment of Indian Corn, on not less than one acre of land, ten dollars.

ROOT CULTURE.

For the largest crop of Sugar beets, ten dollars. For the largest crop of Carrots, ten dollars. For the largest crop of Ruta Baga, ten dollars. For the largest crop of Mangel Wurtzel, ten dollars.

For the largest crop of Onions, ten dollars. raised on not less than one half acre of land, and the quantity of the crops to be ascertained by weight.

CPClaimants for all the above premiums, will be required to give a statement of the previous condition of the land, the comparative value of the land, the value

of labor and manure applied, the produce, the manner of preparing the ground, the seed used, the harvesting, &c., including all the details in relation to the crops, the same to be forwarded to the Secretary, previous to the 1st of December.

14. ANIMALS TO BE PRODUCED AT THE EXHIBITION,

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, 1842.

TO BE ENTERED IN THE NAMES OF THEIR PROPER OWNERS.

For the best ox, fatted within the county, regard being had to the manner of feeding, and the expense thereof,

fifteen dollars. For the second best,

ten dollars. For the third best,

five dollars. For the best bull, not less than one year old, on satisfactory assurance being given that he shall be kept for use in the county at least nine months from the day of exhibition.

ten dollars. For the second best,

eight dollars. For the third best,

six dollars. For the fourth best,

four dollars. For the best milch cow, not less than three, nor more than ten years old, with satisfactory evidence as to the quantity and quality of her milk, and the manner in which she has been fed,

ten dollars. For the second best,

seven dollars. For the third best,

five dollars. For the best heifer that has been in milk three months or more, with satisfactory evidence as to the quantity and quality of her milk,

seven dollars. For the second best,

five dollars. For the best pair of working oxen, taking into view their size, power, and training, ten dollars. For the second best,

seven dollars. For the third best,

five dollars. For the best pair of three year old steers, do.

seven dollars. For the second best,

five dollars,

For the best pair of two year old steers, taking into view their size, power, and training, six dollars. For the second best,

four dollars. For the best pair of yearling steers, do.

four dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best boar,

five dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best breeding sow,

five dollars. For the second best,

three dollars. For the best litter of weaned pigs, not less than four, from two to six months old,

six dollars. For the second best,

three dollars. NOTE. In testing the power of working cattle, five years old or more, the load is not to exceed two tons ; under five years old, it is to be one ton.

15. DOMESTIC MANUFACTURES.

For the best piece of carpeting, a yard wide, and not less than twenty yards to be exhibited, five dollars. For the second best,

three dollars. For the best piece of stair carpeting, not less than twenty yards to be exhibited,

three dollars. For the best straw or grass bonnet, five dollars. For the second best,

three dollars. For the best wrought hearth rug, having regard both to the quality of the work and expense of the material,

three dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best piece of woolen cloth, 7-8ths of a yard wide, and twenty yards in quantity, five dollars. For the second best,

three dollars. For the best piece of flannel, a yard wide and twenty yards in quantity,

four dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best wrought woolen hose, not less than four pair,

two dollars. For the second best,

one dollar.

For the best men's half-hose, not less than four pair,

one dollar. For the best silk hose, not less than three pair,

two dollars. For the best piece of linen cloth not less than twenty yards,

four dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best piece of linen diaper, not less than twenty yards,

three dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best wrought counterpane, having regard to the quality and expense of the materials,

four dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best specimen of wrought lace,

three dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best specimen of work performed by a child under twelve years of age, exhibiting industry and ingenuity,

three dollars. For the second best,

two dollars. For the best pair of thick boots, three dollars. For the best pair calf-skin thin boots, four dollars. For the best pair thick brogan shoes, two dollars. For the best pair calf-skin shoes, two dollars.

For the best specimen of shell combs, not less than one dozen,

five dollars. For the best specimen of horn combs, not less than one dozen.

three dollars. And should any other articles of domestic manufacture be exhibited, worthy of attention, a proper notice will be taken of them, and suitable premiums awarded ; the whole amount not to exceed one hundred dollars.

16. FRUITS AND FLOWERS.

A convenient room will be provided for the exhibition of fruits and flowers, and a committee will be appointed to examine and report on such as may

be

presented. Whoever may present is requested to furnish a minute

in writing of the name of the owner, and description of the article presented. The Committee will be instructed to recommend such gratuities as the articles may seem to merit, not exceeding in amount the sum of thirty dollars.

17. LIVE FENCES.

For the best cultivated hedge or live fence of any kind, of not less than five years growth from the seed, and at least twenty rods in length, well trimmed and filled, 1st premium,

twenty dollars. 2d premium,

ten dollars.

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For the best nursery of fruit trees, not less than five hundred in number, raised from the seed, and one or more years old, from the bud or graft, 1st premium,

twenty dollars. 2d premium,

ten dollars. 3d premium,

five dollars.

GENERAL REMARKS.

All claims for premiums to be awarded on the day of exhibition, must be entered with the Secretary of the Society or his agent, on or before nine o'clock, A. M. of that day.

All other claims for premiums must be handed or forwarded to the Secretary in writing.

All premiums awarded, the payment of which is not demanded of the Treasurer within one year from the day of exhibition, will be considered as given to increase the funds of the Society.

No animal for which a premium has heretofore been awarded by the Society will be entitled to another premium, unless it be of a higher order, or for qualities dif

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