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THE

WISCONSIN FARMER,

AND

NORTHWESTERN CULTIVATOR;

DEVOTED TO

:

Agriculture, Horticulture, the Mechanic Arts and Rural Economy.

EMBELLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS.

VOLUME

XV.

EDITED BY J. W. HOYT,
SECRETARY WISCONSIN STATE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY,

MADISON:
PUBLISHED BY HOYT & CAMPBELL.

1863.

1865. sept. 15
Geht &
. of

Publishers

scil621.15

INDEX TO ILLUSTRATIONS,

334

470

256
180

G6

American Harvester as a mower,
American Harvester as a Reaper.......
American Ilarvester as a Self-Raker,
Arborvitai, Siberian.........
“Climax” Sugar Cane mill,
Comstock's Rotary Spader...
Concord Grape............
Craig Microscope, ......
Currants, two Varieties,
Dianthus Heddewigi.....
Dickinson, Miss Anna E.,..
Dwarf Apple Trees,..........
Feed Racks..
Gaillardia,.....
Homely Flowers .........

188
221
331
374

67

411

64

294

323

INDEX TO POETRY;

Page.

344

77
465

232

231

182

467

203
268

181 Imperial Gage Plums,
185 Laughing and Crying,
186 Lee's Bee Alive.........
148 Malope Grandiflora,

19 Ohio Grain Drill,
150 Ohio Mower,
105 Petunia, the ......
228 Pretty Flowers,....
101 Raspberry, Brinckle's Orange,..
143 Sewing Machine, Wheeler & Wilson's,
464 Spauish Buck “ Washoe,"

15 Spiræ ,...........
448, 449, 450 | “Wisconsin Seedling, Strawberry,...

377 Zinnia...

Page.

115 Our Ship of State,..
308 Our Country and her Flag,
232 Putting the Baby to Sleep,
27 The Baby,..
74 | The Beautiful River,
19 The Bee..........
393 The Clouds that Rise,
340 The East and tho West,
284 | The Fly,
259 The Guide Post,.

96 The Grasshopper,
308 The Narrow Lot...
388 The Old Homestead,
285 The Patriot's Grave.......
209 The Rain-The Bable and the Prayers,.
282 The Seasons,...........
426 The Way to be Good,,..
189 The Wasp and the Bee,.
116 Tow Heads,
194

All's Well that Eods Well,.
An Emblem.....
An Ode to Lamb,
A Lover's Vow,........
At the Last
Be Gentle with thy Wife,
Braver Brave,....
Bringing Water from the Well,.
Farmers' Festival,...
Go Plant a Vine....
God Speed the Plow,..
lIoney Bee's Song,.....
In the Battle,...
Kindness to animals,..
Maize and Tobacco,......
Maud Muller,...
My Window,
Nearer IIome,
Now and Then,....
Now,......

133

344
427
390

194

464

190

469

345

231

INDEX TO

TO VOLUME XV.

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Page.
Bee-keepers, challenge to..... 107 Corn ground,' preparing............

8
Page. wants of the..........
218 Corn as fuel,.

53
Acre, fractions of au...

55 Bees, handling,
................... 106, 257
husks for paper,

92
Affairs, industrial,.........308, 316, 430 Italian,............

371 Cotton, culture in Utah,..

92
National. 36, 80, 119, 159. 196,

items about,..
61 Ceylon at world's fair,

317
236, 271, 309, 347, 395, 432, 473 September management of,... 329 Chaplains, army,....

23
Practical, short chapters on, 451 wintering....... .411, 457 Cheat mountain, a night op.... 204
Agricultural College, the State,... 71 Beef-steak, how to cook, ....... 30 Chickens, setting hens and rais-
of Penn...... 73 pickle for,.....

428
ing....

220
Kansas,..... 385 Belgium, editor's travels in,...... 471 insects on,....

183
Michigan,... 301 Birds, want of small,..

298 Children, health of in summer,.. 312
New York, Boys and girls...

152
clothing for,...

231
383, 419 Business rules,..

262 Chinch bug,...

.138, 211
lands,...385, 446 Buckwheat v8, chinch bug,......... 211 Cheese, cheddar,

283
Department, national,..90, 94, 275 Bug, chinch, buckwheat vs.,...

211
Cholera, hog, cure,..

.245, 326
Fairs,......
219 Buck, Spanish, Washoe,” (illus- Chloroforming bees,...

61
schools of the country, 301,

tiated,....
411 Chloride of lime,....

151
383,.....

419 | Blackberry, new seedling,.. 396 Clover bay, caring...
societies,..

..36, 41, 79 Lawton, winter killing of,... 450 Comstock's rotary spader, (illus-
society, the transactions of,.. 353 Blackleg, remedies,...

215 trated, )......

151
Agriculture, aid to,...
90 Black, how to color,
306 Cotton tlax,....

110
Aiken's knitg machine, (illust.) 239 Blight, pear....... .147, 182, 224 spinning in Russia,...
Alps, editor in,...30, 80, 120, 197, 237 Bloat in cattle,...

288 | County agricultural societies...... 11
American babies...
191 Blood relations, penalties for mar-

fairs......

.203, 436
Ambalema tobacco,..

136
rying,.....
305 Courtesies at home,...

391
American Stock Journal, 216 Bread and butter podding,...... 207 Cows, unqniet milch,

287
women, sacrifices of,...

pudding,..

428 Craigs microscope, (illustrated,) 228
nureery, the first,..
149 Breeding in-and in,..
408 Cranberries,....

181
Animals, reasoning power of...... 109 Britisq colonies at world's fair,.. “Cribbing" in horses,

369
Angels, fireside,..

390
316, 359,......
401 Crops in 1862,.

362
Aphis, the wheat,..
361 Brooklyn, afternoon in,..

302
returns,..

396
Apiary, chapter of well settled Brunswick, at world's fair,..... 360:

on sandy lands...

9
facts,
14 | Bulbs, hardly flowering, (illust.).. 375 rotation of....

246
Apple, history of the..
378 | Butter, false,

285 Crotched tree, how to save......... 222
orchards, planting between

Culture, true,....

113
rows,...
181

Currants (illustrated,

101
Apples, culture and color of,.... 298

jelley.......

343
long keeping,.....
332 Calves.........

9 Currency, Jonbiful,

17
Apple-trees, most bardy ?.. 293 don't slaughter,

21S
fritters,..
267 sore-headed,

139

D.
Apple-trees, dwarf, (illustrated,) 5 Cane juice, management of........ 280)
Appropriations to county agricul-

mill, premiuin, (illustrated,) 19 Dairy house, new design ........ 227
iural societies.....
41 Capital, good opening for,. 225 Daisies, how to kill,...

8
Arborvitae Sibrian. (illustrated,) 148 Capt. Curtiss, D. S....

355 Deep, monsters of,.....

193
Art of war, Napoleon's.... 118 Care, life prolonged by,

155 December, work for,........... 442
Arab ladies, bridals and baths of, 154 Canada at world's fair,.

317 Delaware grape.........
Arizona, as an agr'l country, 459 Canada thistle, to kill,.

251 Department of agriculture, 90, 94, 275
Asparagus,..
105 Carriage, bodily,....
233 Desser:, a delicate,

267
August, hints br,.
274 Cattle, cleanly,.

12 Dickinson, Anna E., (illustrated,) 464
Australia, fate of horses in,.. 368 bloat in,

.59, 288 Dinner hour, the.....

191
at world's fair,..
401 “ foot ail" in,...

00 | Dog, mad, curo of bite...

312
maurading,
100 law and sheep,...

121
B.
diseases of, remedies, 215 Dogs, mean in Ohio,

368
sheds...,
416 Dough-outs, .......

429
Babies, American,....
191 Chufas,...

9 Dress, hent of.........

467
Back numbers, hort'l notes on,... 413 Cider, how to boil and to keep,... 9 Drilling wheat.....

7
Bader, agricul'ure of,..
272 Cisterns,....
242 Drills, grain,..

7
Bank of England, .......
382 Citier, keep out of,..

132 Ohio, (illustrated. )........ 66
Barns, to estimate capacity of,... 252 Clover as a fertilizer,...

54 Dwarf apple trees, (illustrated,) 16
Barracks for fodder,..
58 Clubs, agricultural,..

53
Bark lice. remedy,
376 Coal oil, to detect explorive,...... 24

E.
Barren fruit-trees, remedy 225 College, state agr'l, Michigan,... 301
Bath, utility of,....

391
Kausas,.... 386 Eating, excessive,

192
Battle of the wind-mill and Wa.

New York, Economy of small farms............. 10
terloo,
473
383, 410 in farming,.......

281
Bedrooms, ventilate your.......... 427

Peun.......... 73 in honsekeeping,..

429
Bee, practical culture,

290 lands, agr'l, Wiscousiv,..385, 446 Educational conventions......... 339
Bee-hive, Lee's, (illustrated, 25+ Cologne, city of, .....

471 Educate your sons,..........

71
Langstrotli's
292 Colts, management of......... .59, 98 Education, home,...

188
Morehouse's

65

291 Concord grape, (illustrated,)..105, 414 Editor's notes of European travel,
straw, how made,...
182 Commercial honesty,

108

36, 80, 120, 169, 197, 237,
which is best........

182
economy........

271, 340, 434.........

471
Bee-hives, chapter on, .......... 291, 3:28 Comforts, home,....

391 Eggs for winter, .......................... 202
Bee, honey, culture................... 140 Completness, essential,

154 Egypt.........

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